Academic Staff and Fellows

Lecturer Doctor of Enginnering
Department/Electric and Electronic Engineering 

We are advancing research to make practical application of the liquid crystal materials widely used in displays for optical security device and assist device in color discrimination for color vision defect.

Patterning using Optical Texture in Liquid Crystal

Research Area Liquid Crystals, Optics, Optical Security, Welfare Technology
Research Interests Optical Security Device using Liquid Crystal, Assist Device in Color Discrimination using Liquid Crystal for Color Vision Defect
Selected Publications (1) Assist Device in Color Discrimination using Heilmeier Type Guest-Host Liquid Crystal for Red-Green Color Vision Defect, Electronics and Communications in Japan, Vol.102, No.8, pp.17-24 (2019)
(2) Optical security devices using nonuniform schlieren texture of UV-curable nematic liquid crystal, Applied optics,Vol.55, No.5, pp.1012-1016 (2016)
(3) "High Quality Liquid Crystal Displays and Smart Devices Volume 2: Surface alignment, new technologies and smart device applications. Chapter 37: Optical Security Devices Using UV Curable Nematic Liquid Crystals" (March, 2019, IET)
(Undergraduate Course)
BE from Nara National College of Technology
(Master's/Doctral Course)
ME and DE from Osaka University

Optical Information and Optical Materials Laboratory

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Academic Staff and Fellows