SATO Katsuaki

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SATO Katsuaki
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Graduate School of Engineering
Job title
Professor Emeritus(describe the name of university in title)
Dr. of Engineering(Kyoto University)
Other affiliation
Japan Science and Technology Agency

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Specially Designated Fellow, Center for Research and Development Strategy, Japan Science and Technology Agency
Apr 2017
Program Director, Nanotechnology Platform, MEXT
Jun 2010
Mar 2018
fellow, Center for Research and Development Strategy, Japan Science and Technology Agency
Apr 2007
Mar 2013
Research Supervisor, Japan Science and Technology Agency
May 2007
Mar 2010
specially appointed professor, Graduate school of technology, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
 Vice President
May 2005
Apr 2007
director, vice president, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Jun 2007
Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Apr 2001
Mar 2005
Professor, Faculty of Technology, Department of Applied Physics, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Apr 1989
Mar 2001
Professor, Faculty of Technology, Department of Electronics and Information Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Apr 1984
Mar 1989
Associate Professor, Faculty of Technology, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Sep 1968
Mar 1984
member, Broadcasting Science Research Laboratory, Japan Broadcasting Corporation
Apr 1966
Aug 1968
member, Osaka Broadcasting Station, Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK)


Apr 1964
Mar 1966
Department of Electrical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Kyoto University
Apr 1960
Mar 1964
Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University
Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University

Committee Memberships

The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers  Coucilor
Japan Society of Applied Physics  Publication Committee Member
Japanese Journal of Applied Physics  Steering Committee Member
Japan Society of Applied Physics  Director
Japan Society of Applied Physics  Coucillor

Awards & Honors

Mar 2015
Contribution to Education in the field of Applied Materials Science through Web and Books, Achievement Award(Achievement to Education), Japan Society of Applied Physics
Nov 2014
Contribution to JACG, Contribution Award, Japan Association of Crystal Growth
Achievement Award
Int. Superconductive Electronics Conf. 2001 (ISEC'01): Excellent Poster Award
Best paper award (Magnetics Society of Japan)


Introduction to Spintronics
SATO Katsuaki
Journal of the Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan   139(9) 589-594   Sep 2019   [Refereed][Invited]
33th and 34th Inoue Prize for Science: Shuji Murakami and Eiji Saitoh
SATO Katsuaki
Butsuri73[5] 326 (2018)   73(5) 326-326   May 2018   [Invited]
Biginning of Center for Higher Education in TUAT
SATO Katsuaki
Journal of Higher Education   (14) 13-15   Mar 2018   [Invited]
Chatting about Magneto-optics
SATO Katsuaki
Jornal of the Magnetics Society of Japan   12(5) 258-261   Oct 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Preface "Recent development of light and spin"
SATO Katsuaki
Optics Japan   47(4) 1-1   Oct 2017
Topology in materials
SATO Katsuaki
Oyobuturi   86(10)    Oct 2017
Promotion of Diversity Issues for Future of Science and Technology
SATO Katsuaki
Oyobuturi   86(4) 280-280   Apr 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Covenient life supported by Electricity
SATO Katsuaki
Science Window   (冬) 6-8   Jan 2017   [Invited]
From silicon to compound semiconductors, and hybrid perovskite for high efficiency solar cells
SATO Katsuaki
Textbook for the 21st Crystal Engineering Seminar   1-7   Jan 2017
Nobel Price of Physics - Outline of Achievements and Recent Research Trends
SATO Katsuaki, MIYASHITA Satoshi
Oyobuturi (Bulletin of Japan Society of Applied Physics)   86(1) 4-5   Jan 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Rapid reoprt of JSAP Fall Meeting, Special Symposium
SATO Katsuaki
Oyobuturi (Bulletin of Japan Society of Applied Physics)   85(10) 848   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
Let's establish a sharing culture of research equipments and wisdom
SATO Katsuaki
Crystal Letters   (63) 1-3   Sep 2016
Science communication of Internet Age in Applied Physics
SATO Katsuaki
Oyobuturi (2015) p-   84(7) 603-605   Jul 2015   [Invited]
Tips for magnetic measurements
SATO Katsuaki
Oyobuturi   84(3) 255-260   Mar 2015   [Refereed][Invited]
Tips for spectroscopic measurements
SATO Katsuaki
Oyobuturi   84(2) 164-168   Feb 2015   [Invited]
Book Review "Spin Current and Topological Insulator"
SATO Katsuaki
Butsuri (Bull. Physical Society of Japan)   70(1) 57-57   Jan 2015   [Invited]
Academia News "Isamu Akasaki,Hiroshi Amano, Shuji Nakamura are winners of Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 "
SATO Katsuaki
Butsuri (Bull. Phys. Soc. Jpn.)   69(12) 884-885   Dec 2014   [Invited]
Nanoscale Thermal Management for Device Innovation - Phonon Engineering
SATO Katsuaki
Crystal Letters   (59) 64-67   May 2014
K. Taira, K. Abe, T. Ishibasi, K. Sato, K. Ikebukuro
J. Nucleic Acids   2011 103872, 6 pages   2011
K. Sato, Y. Harada, M. Taguchi, S. Shin and A. Fujimori
Phys. Stat. Solidi (a)   206(5) 1096-1100   2009
A.D. Bouravleuva, S. Mitani, R. M. Rubinger, M. C. Carmo, N. A. Sobolev, T. Ishibashi, A. Koukitu and K. Sato
Physica E   40 2037-2039   2008
A D Bouravleuv, H Sosiati, T Ishibashi, N Kuwano and K Sato
J. Phys.: Conf. Ser.   100 052052 (4 pages)   2008
T. Ishibashi, T. Kawata, T. H. Johansen, J. He, N. Harada, and K. Sato
J. Magn. Soc. Jpn.   32(2-2) 150-153   2008
M.S. Reis, R.M. Rubinger, N.A. Sobolev, M.A. Valente, K. Yamada, K. Sato, Y. Todate, A. Bouravleuv, P.J. von Ranke and S. Gama
Phys. Rev. B   77(10) 104439   2008
K. Sato, A. Bouravleuv, A. Koukitu and T. Ishibashi
Jpn. J. Appl. Phys.   47(10 Special Issue) 8214-8217   2008
A. Bouravleuv, K. Minami, Y. Sato, T. Ishibashi, K. Sato
AIP Conference Proceedings (April 10, 2007)   893 57-58   2007
K. Sato, K. Machida, T. Yamamoto, T. Ishibashi and T. Yamaoka
J. Magn. Magn. Mater.   310(2 Part 3) 2342-2344   2007
Y. Sato, T. Ishibashi, K. Obara, S. Ichida, Y. Morishita and K. Sato
Jpn. J. Appl. Phys.   46(12-16) L297-L299   2007
N. Shimidzu, T. Nagatsuka, Y. Magara, N. Ishii, N. Kinoshita and K. Sato
Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. Part 2   46(16) L385 - L387   2007
K. Sato, T. Yamamoto, T. Tezuka, T. Ishibashi, Y. Morishita, A. Koukitu, K. Machida, T. Yamaoka
J. Magn. Magn. Mater.   304(1) 10-13   2006
K. Machida, T. Yamamoto, T. Yamaoka, T. Ishibashi and K. Sato
Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., Prt 2   45(9) L265-267   2006
T. Ishibashi, T. Kawata, S. Yufune, and K. Sato
J. Phys. Conf. Ser.   43 255-258   2006
S. Yufune, T. Kawata, T. Ishibashi and K. Sato
Physica C   445-448 869-872   2006
X.R. Zhao, W.-Q. Lu, S. Okazaki, Y. Konishi, K. Akahane, T. Ishibashi, K. Sato, Y. Matsumoto, H. Koinuma, T. Hasegawa
Applied Surface Science   252(7) 2628-2633   2006
T. Kawata, H. Iwasaki, S. Yufune, T. Ishibashi and K. Sato
Physica C   445-448 873-875   2006
K. Minami, A. D. Bouravleuv, Y. Sato, T. Ishibashi and N. Kuwano
Phys. Stat. Sol. (a )   203(11) 2788-2792   2006
N. Shimidzu, T. Nagatsuka, N. Ishii, N. Kinoshita and K. Sato
Phys. Stat. Sol. (c )   3(8) 2858-2861   2006
A. D. Bouravleuv, K. Minami, T. Ishibashi and K. Sato
Phys. Stat. Sol. (a)   203(11) 2793-2799   2006
T. Ishibashi, Z. Kuang, S. Yufune, T. Kawata, M. Oda, T. Tani, Y. Iimura, Y. Konishi, K. Akahane, X. R. Zhao, T. Hasegawa, and K. Sato
J. Appl. Phys.   100(9) 093903 (6 pages)   2006
MnP and Ge self-assembled nanowhiskers on InP (001)
A. Bouravleuv, K. Minami, T. Ishibashi and K. Sato
Proc. 14th Int. Symp. Nanostructure Phys. and Tech. (NANO2006), June 26-30, , St. Petersburg, Russia   96-97   2006
T. Ishibashi, S. Yufune, T. Kawata, M. Oda, T. Tani, Y. Iimura, Y. Konishi, K. Akanhane, K. Sato
J. Magn. Soc. Jpn.   30(6-2) 578-580   2006
J. Cryst. Growth   275(1-2) e2225-e2228   2005
J. Cryst. Growth   275(1-2) e2427-e2431   2005
T.Ishibashi, K.Minami, J.Jogo, T.Nagatsuka, H.Yuasa, V.Smirnov, Y.Kangawa, A.Koukitu and K.Sato
J. Superconductivity [] ()   18(1) 79-82   2005
K. Sato, T. Ishibashi, K. Minami, H. Yuasa, J. Jogo, T. Nagatsuka, A. Mizusawa, Y. Kangawa and A. Koukitu
J. Phys. Chem. Solids   66(11) 2030-2035   2005
Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. Part 2      2005
K. Minami, J. Jogo, Y. Morishita, T. Ishibashi and K. Sato
J. Cryst. Growth   278(1-2) 478-481   2005
J. Superconductivity   18(1) 79-82   2005
G.A. Medvedkin, V.M. Smirnov, T. Ishibashi and K. Sato
J. Phys. Chem. Solids   66(11) 2015-2018   2005
H. Iwasaki, S. Yufune, S. Machikawa, T. Ishibashi, K. Sato
IEEE Trans. Appl. Superconductivity   15(2) 3058-3061   2005
Characterization of Chalcopyrite-based Room-Temperature Ferromagnetic Semiconductors
1-47   2004
Nanotechnology in Storage
J. Inst. Image Information & Television Engineers   58(9) 1209-1213   2004
Magneto-Optical Hybrid and Super-resolution Storage Technology
Optronics   (272) 104-110   2004
Trans. Magn. Soc. Jpn.   4(4-2) 278-281   2004
Trans. Magn. Soc. Jpn.   4(4-2) 241-244   2004
J. Magn. Magn. Mater.   290-291 779-782   2004
Magneto-optical microscope using polarization modulation method for analysis of magnetic materials
Technical Report of IEICE   104(MR2004-27) 11-14   2004
Magnetic properties and micro-magnetic analysis of nano-scale magnetic dot arrays embedded in Si wafers
Technical Report of IEICV\E   103(MR2003-56) 25-30   2004
To what extent can we increase density and capacity of optical and magnetic storages
Light wave synthesis study meeting   16-21   2003
J. Phys. Chem. Solids   64(9-10) 1461-1468   2003
Magnetic Resonance in ZnGeP2 and (Zn,Mn)GeP2
J. Superconductivity: Incorporating Novel Magnetism (JOSC)   16(1) 131-133   2003
Crystal Growth of Submicron-size Bi2Sr2Can-1CunOx Bridge Structures
Towards the Controllable Quantum States, Mesoscopic Superconductivity and Spintronics (World Scientific, Singapore,2003)   196-200   2003
Trans. Magn. Soc. Jpn.   3(3) 103-107   2003
In situ photoemission study of the room-temperature ferromagnet ZnGeP2:Mn: --
Phys. Rev. Lett.   91(10) 107202,1-4   2003
Fabrication of Embedded Nano Magnetic Structures Using Damascene Technique and Characterization by Nonlinear Magneto-Optical Effect
Papers of Technical Meeting on Magnetics, Inst. Electrical Eng. Jpn.   MAG-03-131 21-26   2003
Mater. Sci. in Semicond. Processing   9 335-338   2003
Tunneling in Organic Conductor/Superconductor Junctions;
Towards the Controllable Quantum States, Mesoscopic Superconductivity and Spintronics (World Scientific, Singapore,2003)      2003

Books etc

Katsuaki Sato Sketches of Europe
SATO Katsuaki
Art Annual Co. Ltd.   Mar 2018   
Handbook of Magnetics
SATO Katsuaki (Part:Contributor, Chap.1 Sc.1.8 Magnetism and Light, Chap 4. Sc4.4.1 Measurement Technich of Magnetooptics)
Maruzen Publishing   Jan 2016   
D'ont call me a weed.
Katsuaki Sato
Bungeisha Publishing   Oct 2015   
Spintronics for Next Generation Innovative Devices
SATO Katsuaki (Part:Joint Editor, Spintronics)
Wiley   Sep 2015   ISBN:9781118751916
Spintronics exploits both the intrinsic spin of the electron
and its associated magnetic moment, in addition to the fundamental
electronic charge, in the solid state devices. Controlling the spin
of electronic devices
Ultra-primer Welcome to Land of Magnetism
SATO Katsuaki
Kyoritsu Publishing Co. Ltd.   May 2014   
Light-Control Technology
SATO Katsuaki (Part:Contributor, Chap 4, Section 1 Mechanism of Light Reflection)
Gijutsujohokyokai Publishing   Mar 2014   
Post-silicon Semiconductors-Film-growth Nano-dynamics and Quantum Effect of Interface
Katsuaki Sato (Part:Joint Work, Chap 1 Fundamentals of Heteroepitaxy)
NTS Publishing Co. Ltd.   Jun 2013   
Fundamentals of "Solar Cells"
Katsuaki Sato
Soft Bank Creative Publishing Co. Ltd.   Apr 2011   ISBN:978-4-7973-6084-4
Nano-structured Magnetic Materials
Katsuaki Sato (Part:Contributor, Chap.2 Sc.2.1 Functionality of Nano-structured Magnet)
Kyoritsu Publishing Co. Ltd.   Jun 2010   
Q&A in Materials Science-Textbook of Semiconductors born from dialogue
Katsuaki Sato
Kodansha Publishing Co. Ltd.   Jun 2010   
Question & Answer suited for Training of Science Ability
Katsuaki Sato
Softbank Creative Publishing Co. Ltd.   Dec 2009   
Hanbook of Thin Films
Katsuaki Satoi (Part:Contributor, Section 4.4.7 Magnetic Domains)
Ohm-sha Publishing Co. Ltd.   Apr 2008   
Dictionary of Electronic physics and Materials
Katsuaki Sato (Part:Contributor, Section 2.3 MAgnetic Characterization)
Asakura Publishing Co. Ltd.   Sep 2006   
Light and Magnetism (Revised Edition)
Katsuaki Sato
Asakura Publishing Co. Ltd.   Nov 2001   
Advaced Science of Magnetism and Light
S.Sugano, N.Kojima, K.Sato, K.Tsushima (Part:Joint Work, Chap.6 Nonlinear Magnetooptics, Chap.8 Near-field Magnetic Microscope)
Kodansha Publishing Co. Ltd.   May 2001   
Japnese Reseach Review for Pioneering Ternary and Multinary Compounds in the 21st Century
IPAP   2001   
Advances in Crystal Growth Research
Elsevier   2001   
Introduction to Magneto-Optics
Topics in Magnetism and Light
Characterization of Embedded Submicron Co Structure
Proc. Int. Conf. Ferrites, Kyoto and Tokyo, September 2000, (The Japan Society of Powder and Powder Metallurgy, 2000)   2000   
Azimuth Angle Dependence of MSHG in Magnetic Superlattices and its Symmetry Analysis;
Proc. Int. Conf. Ferrites, Kyoto and Tokyo, September 2000(The Japan Society of Powder and Powder Metallurgy, 2000)   2000   
Internal Anisotropic Microwave Frequency Noise in HTSC BSCCO and YBCO Junctions
Advances in Superconductivity (Springer, Tokyo)   1997   
Crystallographic and Anisotropic Transport Properties in Untwinned Bi2Sr2CaCu2Oy Thin Films
Advances in Superconductivity (Springer, Tokyo)   1997   
Quantum Engeering for Functional Materials
Magnetic Multilayers
World Scientific   1994   
Introduction to Magneto-Optics

Conference Activities & Talks

Physical-space technology that leads the cyber-physical era [Invited]
SATO Katsuaki
Award Ceremony of Futaba Electronics Foundation   6 Jul 2018   
Hokusai Blue analyzed from Materials Science [Invited]
SATO Katsuaki
Lecture for Citizens at Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art   20 May 2018   
Nanotechnology Platform to Realize Sharing Culture of Research Instruments [Invited]
SATO Katsuaki
Breakfast Meeting of the Society of Non-Traditional Technology   25 Oct 2017   
Dreaming unlimitted potentials of multinary compounds [Invited]
SATO Katsuaki
Symposium "Past and Future of Multinary Compound Research" at the 78th JSAP Fall Meeting   5 Sep 2017   
Analytic technologies required for innovation of soild state separation [Invited]
SATO Katsuaki
Environmental regulation committee of JAIMA   26 Sep 2016   
Interaction between light and materials - Electronic theory of dielectric constant and polarization in metals [Invited]
SATO Katsuaki
Japan Society of Electromagnetic Wave Energy Applications   22 Jan 2016   
Materials for Spintronics [Invited]
SATO Katsuaki
Japanese Research Association for Organic Electronics materials   25 Nov 2015   
Introduction to Magnetics [Invited]
SATO Katsuaki
Lecture of Spin Current   24 Sep 2015   
Compound Semiconductor-based Solar Cells [Invited]
SATO Katsuaki
The 4th International Seminar for Special Doctoral Program "Green Energy Conversion Science and Technology"   26 Aug 2015   
Spintronics from Fundamental to Application [Invited]
SATO Katsuaki
Japan Society of Chemistry   5 Jun 2015   


Characterization of Electronic States of Deep Levels in Semiconductors by Magneto-Circular Emission Spectrum
Study of Photoluminescience Mechanism of Rare Earth Ions in Compound Semiconductors by Means of Magnetic Circular Photoluminescence
Research and Development of High Efficiency Solar Cells -Studies of Low Temperature Deposition of Semiconductor Films-
Characterization of Interfaces in Artificial Superlattice by Means of Nonlinear Magneto-Optical Effect
MBE frowth of single crystalline films and superlattices of MnBi and characterization using nonlinear magneto-optical effect
1998 - 2000

Research Grants & Projects

Fabrication of Tunnel Magnetoresistive Devices using Novel Room-temperature Magnetic Semiconductor MnGeP2
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research. Basic Research (B)#173600009
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Mar 2007    Investigator(s): SATO Katsuaki
Development of High-sensitivity Magneto-Optical Microscope using Circularly Polarizd Light Modulation
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Exploratory Research #14655151
Project Year: Apr 2002 - Mar 2004    Investigator(s): Katsuaki Sato
Characterization of Chalcopyrite type Room-temperature Ferromagnetic Semiconductors
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Basic Research(A)#13305003
Project Year: Apr 2001 - Mar 2004    Investigator(s): Katsuaki Sato
Research and development of chalcopyrite based magnetic semiconductors
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2000 - 2004
Characterization of materials by using magneto-optical effect


Near-Field Magnetooptical Microscope for observation of Nano-spin Structure

Social Contribution

Hokusai-blue to understand from material science
[Lecturer]  Nihongafu Corporation  Civic Lecture of 65th Nipputen Exhibition  20 May 2018 - 20 May 2018
Miracle and Secret of Light
[Media coverage cooperation, Advisor]  Shogakkan Publishers  1 Aug 2016
Observe microscopic world by using a smartphone microscope
[Lecturer]  Asao-ku Cultural Association  25 Jul 2015
My prsonal opinion
[Interviewee]  Adcom Media Co. Ltd.  1 Jul 2015
Mystery of Light and Color
[Media coverage cooperation, Advisor]  27 Feb 2015


Mar 2017   Artericca Shinyuri Art Exhibition 2017
The exhibition was hold from March 6 to 12 at Shinyuri21Hall. I chaired the steering comittee of the exhibition. Art woks of Asao Artist Association and Asao Cultural Association were displayed. Total number of guests amounted 1614.
Nov 2016   Katsuaki Sato Exhibition of Art 2016
17 tableaus of oil color painting and 7 water color sheets are displayed at Art Galler 884, Ochanomizu, Tokyo.