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KUSABA Akira Last modified date:2024.06.03

Associate Professor / Data-driven Materials Processing
Division of Renewable Energy Dynamics
Research Institute for Applied Mechanics

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Academic Degree
Dr. Engineering
Field of Specialization
Crystal growth
ORCID(Open Researcher and Contributor ID)
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Research Interests
  • Reaction Rate Constants by Data Assimilation
    keyword : Vapor phase reaction model, Ab initio calculation, Transition state theory, Time-of-flight mass spectrometry data, Multi-objective optimization
  • Exploration of Surface Structure by Bayesian Optimization
    keyword : Surface reconstruction, Surface phase diagram, DFT, Ising model, Quantum annealing
  • Adsorption Model Based on Nonequilibrium Quantum Thermodynamics
    keyword : Impurity, Chemisorption, Surface reconstruction, SEAQT, DFT
  • Driving Force Depending on Growth Orientation
    keyword : Supersaturation, Surface energy, Surface reconstruction, Thermodynamic analysis, DFT
Academic Activities
1. Karol Kawka, Pawel Kempisty, Konrad Sakowski, Stanislaw Krukowski, Michal Bockowski, David Bowler, Akira Kusaba, Augmentation of the Electron Counting Rule with Ising Model, Journal of Applied Physics, accepted, [URL].
2. Akira Kusaba, Shugo Nitta, Kenji Shiraishi, Tetsuji Kuboyama, Yoshihiro Kangawa, Beyond ab initio reaction simulator: An application to GaN metalorganic vapor phase epitaxy, Applied Physics Letters, 121, 162101, 2022.10, [URL].
3. Akira Kusaba, Yoshihiro Kangawa, Tetsuji Kuboyama, Atsushi Oshiyama, Exploration of a large-scale reconstructed structure on GaN(0001) surface by Bayesian optimization, Applied Physics Letters, 120, 021602, 2022.01, [URL].
4. Akira Kusaba, Guanchen Li, Pawel Kempisty, Michael R. von Spakovsky, Yoshihiro Kangawa, CH4 Adsorption Probability on GaN(0001) and (000-1) during Metalorganic Vapor Phase Epitaxy and Its Relationship to Carbon Contamination in the Films, Materials, 12, 972, 2019.03, [URL].
5. Akira Kusaba, Yoshihiro Kangawa, Pawel Kempisty, Kenji Shiraishi, Koichi Kakimoto, Akinori Koukitu, Advances in modeling semiconductor epitaxy: Contributions of growth orientation and surface reconstruction to InN metalorganic vapor phase epitaxy, Applied Physics Express, 9, 125601, 2016.11, [URL].