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Takashi Matsuoka

Takashi Matsuoka, Japanese optics scientist, educator. Achievements include development of distributed-feedback laser 1.3-1.55 um wafe length; research in inGaAIN quarternary material for blue light emitters.

Background

  • Matsuoka, Takashi was born on January 10, 1954 in Minamifurano, Hokkaido, Japan. Son of Akio and Kazuko (Yoshida) Matsuoka.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 1976. Master of Science in Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 1978. Doctor in Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 1988.

    Career

    • Engineer Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Musashino Laboratories, Japan, 1978-1980. Research engineer Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Opto-Electronics Laboratories, Atsugi, Japan, 1980-1986, assistant to head opto-electronics device section Japan, 1986-1987, senior research engineer Japan, 1993—2005, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Photonic Mat. Laboratories, Tokai, Japan, 1987-1989, senior research engineer, supervisor Japan, 1989-1993.

      Professor Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, since 2005.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of distributed-feedback laser 1.3-1.55 um wafe length. Research in inGaAIN quarternary material for blue light emitters.

    Works

    • Author: Intermetalic Compounds, 1995, Properties of III-V Nitrides, 1995, Ga N and Related Materials, 1997. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Connections

    • Married Mihoko Tamura, May 2, 1981. Children: Saori, Erika.
    • father: Akio Matsuoka
    • mother: Kazuko (Yoshida) Matsuoka
    • spouse: Mihoko Tamura
    • children: Saori Matsuoka
    • Erika Matsuoka
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    Born January 10, 1954
    (age 63)
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    • 1976
      Hokkaido University
    • 1978
      Hokkaido University
    • 1988
      Hokkaido University
    • 1978 - 1980
      Engineer, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Musashino Laboratories
      Japan
    • 1980 - 1986
      research engineer, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Opto-Electronics Laboratories
      Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan
    • 1987 - 1989
      research engineer, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Opto-Electronics Laboratories
      Tokai, Western Cape, South Africa
    • 2005
      professor, Tohoku University
      Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
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