Department of Electronics and Materials Physics
We are living in a resource-saving and intellectual information-oriented society with the basic respect for human life and dignity. In order to further develop such a society capable of efficiently controlling and co-owning a great deal of information, it becomes important to actualize the efficient production, storage, transmission and control of information and energy, and to supply, with severe selection, the material resources to maintain the society.
These requirements would be effectively fulfilled by the advanced science and technology of electrons and light.
It will become more and more necessary to investigate the new properties and useful functions of electrons and light, and to promote their materials development and the applications for devices and systems.
From the viewpoints mentioned above, we have combined "electrical engineering" and "materials physics" taking into account the human factors, and have organized the "Department of Electronics and Materials Physics", which covers a vast area from basic research to application. As for the education of students, a new curriculum has been organized to comply with the needs of the future society, with the aim of developing wider viewpoints and flexibility, as well as providing deeper knowledge. The freshmen all complete general classes for their basic major subjects, and the sophomores are divided into two sets of courses, i.e., the Division of Electronics and Division of Materials Physics.
We learn a wide range of electronics technologies from the basics to applications that support a safe, secure and sustainable society. Students will acquire knowledge and skills necessary to develop novel materials and devices for generating, detecting and controlling electrons and photons, and to creare a variety of valuable systems, which include communication, sensing, information processing, measurements, etc .
Materials Physics Course
By learning basic physics such as quantum mechanics, electromagnetism, and statistical physics, students will be able to elucidate "new phenomena in the materials" and develop "new functional materials." Materials physics is one of the two major field of phisics: i.e. "space and elementary particle physics" and "materials physics." Examples include research for the realization of room temperature superconductivity.