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educator

Masafumi Yamaguchi, Japanese educator. Achievements include patents in ZnSe Blue Emitting Diodes, InP Solar Cells, Gallium Arsenide-on-Si Solar Cells photonic functional devices, Tandem Solar Cells; research in superior radiation resistance of InP solar cells. Recipient Paper award Vacuum Society Japan, 1986.

Background

Yamaguchi, Masafumi was born on February 3, 1946 in Iwamizawa, Hokkaido, Japan. Son of Tadashi and Fumi (Aono) Yamaguchi.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, 1978.

Career

Researcher Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Electrial Communication Laboratories, Ibaraki, Japan, 1968-1980, supervisor Japan, 1981-1985, section head Japan, since 1986. Group leader Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Opto-electronics Laboratories, Japan, 1988-1994. Professor Toyota Technology Institute, since 1994.

Avd. committee member New Energy Development Organization, Tokyo, since 1988. Chairman research committee Photovoltaic Power Generation Association, Tokyo, since 1990. Advisory committee member Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Tokyo, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in ZnSe Blue Emitting Diodes, InP Solar Cells, Gallium Arsenide-on-Si Solar Cells photonic functional devices, Tandem Solar Cells. Research in superior radiation resistance of InP solar cells.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: InP Solar Cells, 1988, ZnSe Blue Emotting Diodes, 1992. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Materials Research Society, Japanes Society Applied Physics, Institute Electrical and Communications Engineer of Japan.

Connections

Married Noriko Yamamoto, November 23, 1973. 1 child, Motofumi.

father:
Tadashi Yamaguchi

mother:
Fumi (Aono) Yamaguchi

spouse:
Noriko Yamamoto

child:
Motofumi Yamaguchi