Kikuo Harigaya

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan

Carbon nanotubes are cylinders made of graphene sheets, and become metallic and insulating depending on geometries and chiralities. Main interests are electronic structures, photophysics, and electric conductions. Nanographene has spatial dimensions of nanometers. The mechanism of magnetisms and electric conductions are studied theoretically. Fullerenes have hollow molecular structures. The electronic states and optical excitations are studied.

Biography Updated on 18 March 2012

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