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Yoshinori Tokura, Pioneer of Correlated Electron Materials, Dreams of New Technologies for a Sustainable Society: The Magic of “4”
by David Pendlebury, Special correspondent for ScienceWatch.com
April 2010
 

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Table 1

Professor Yoshinori Tokura's 10 most-cited papers:
 

Rank

Paper

Citations
1 Title: Metal-insulator transitions
Author(s): IMADA, M.; FUJIMORI, A.; TOKURA, Y.
Source: Reviews of Modern Physics Volume: 70 Issue: 4 Pages: 1039-1263 Published: Oct 1998
1840
2 Title: INSULATOR-METAL TRANSITION AND GIANT MAGNETORESISTANCE IN LA1-XSRXMNO3
Author(s): URUSHIBARA, A.; MORITOMO, Y.; ARIMA, T.; et al.
Source: Physical Review B Volume: 51 Issue: 20 Pages: 14103-14109 Published: May 1995
1525
3 Title: A SUPERCONDUCTING COPPER-OXIDE COMPOUND WITH ELECTRONS AS THE CHARGE-CARRIERS
Author(s): TOKURA, Y.; TAKAGI, H.; UCHIDA, S.
Source: Nature Volume: 337 Issue: 6205 Pages: 345-347 Published: Jan 1989
1323
4 Title: Magnetic control of ferroelectric polarization
Author(s): KIMURA, T.; GOTO, T.; SHINTANI, H.; et al.
Source: Nature Volume: 426 Issue: 6962 Pages: 55-58 Published: Nov 2003
929
5 Title: Room-temperature magnetoresistance in an oxide material with an ordered double-perovskite structure
Author(s): KOBAYASHI, K. L.; KIMURA, T.; SAWADA, H.; et al.
Source: Nature Volume: 395 Issue: 6703 Pages: 677-680 Published: Oct 1998
881
6 Title: Giant magnetoresistance of manganese oxides with a layered perovskite structure
Author(s): MORITOMO, Y.; ASAMITSU, A.; KUWAHARA, H.; et al.
Source: Nature Volume: 380 Issue: 6570 Pages: 141-144 Published: Mar 1996
788
7 Title: Orbital physics in transition-metal oxides
Author(s): TOKURA, Y.; NAGAOSA, N.
Source: Science Volume: 288 Issue: 5465 Pages: 462-468 Published: Apr 2000
783
8 TITLE: ANOMALOUS DISAPPEARANCE OF HIGH-TC SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AT HIGH HOLE CONCENTRATION IN METALLIC LA2-XSRXCUO4
Author(s): TORRANCE, J. B.; TOKURA, Y.; NAZZAL, A. I.; et al.
Source: Physical Review Letters Volume: 61 Issue: 9 Pages: 1127-1130 Published: Aug 1988
751
9 TITLE: SUPERCONDUCTIVITY PRODUCED BY ELECTRON DOPING IN CUO2-LAYERED COMPOUNDS
Author(s): TAKAGI, H.; UCHIDA, S.; TOKURA, Y.
Source: Physical Review Letters Volume: 62 Issue: 10 Pages: 1197-1200 Published: Mar 1989
657
10 TITLE: OPTICAL-SPECTRA OF LA2-XSRXCUO4 - EFFECT OF CARRIER DOPING ON THE ELECTRONIC-STRUCTURE OF THE CUO2 PLANE
Author(s): UCHIDA, S.; IDO, T.; TAKAGI, H.; et al.
Source: Physical Review B Volume: 43 Issue: 10 Pages: 7942-7954 Published: Apr 1991
652

SOURCE: Clarivate Analytics Web of Science®, ResearcherID database.

 


 

Table 2

Professor Yoshinori Tokura’s vision of Innovation "4"
 

1 Ultra-low energy consuming electronics
(nearly dissipation-less, non-volatility, ultra-high density)
  From heat to electricity ZT > 4
2 Energy conversion
  From light to electicity F > 0.4
3 Energy transfer
  Above room temperature superconductivity > 400 Kelvin
4 Energy storage
  Quantum battery > 400 WH/Kg

SOURCE: Thomson Reuters Web of Science®, ResearcherID database.

 

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KEYWORDS: CORRELATED ELECTRON MATERIALS, HIGH-TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTORS, HIGH-TC MATERIALS, MAGNETORESISTANCE, OXIDE MATERIALS, MANGANITES, MOTT TRANSITION, PEROVSKITE MATERIALS, NON-LINEAR OPTICAL PROPERTIES, CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, CUPRATE SUPERCONDUCTOR, EMERGENCE, QUANTUM EFFECTS, INNOVATION 4, ENERGY TRANSFER, THERMOELECTRIC MATERIALS, ENERGY CONVERSION, SOLAR CELLS, BATTERIES, ENERGY STORAGE, IRON-BASED SUPERCONDUCTORS.



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