Lab News

2016. 4 We started set-up a new research group and laboratory in University of Science and Technology of China (USTC).


2016.4 Dr. Il Jeon won JSPS fellowship. Congratulation!


2016.3 Mr. Il Jeon won the Scholar of Excellence Award from School of Science, The University of Tokyo. Congratulation!


2016.1 Press release: "Organic thin-film solar cells using transparent titanium oxide electrodes" [UTokyo] [JST] [KAST] (Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Jan 27, page 29; Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun, Feb 1, page 8).


2015.11 Mr. Il Jeon received Excellent Poster Award in the fifth CSJ Chemistry Festa. Presentation title; "Development of new single-walled carbon nanotube thin-films for fabrication of flexible organic solar cells". Congratulation! [LINK]


2015.9 School of Science News: "Carbon Nanotubes Organic Solar Cells" in "Introduction of frontier research for undergraduate students" [LINK]


2015.9 A research paper on carbon nanotubes perovskite solar cells appeared on Nano Letters. [LINK]


2015.8 "Innovators in Japan" in Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun [LINK]


2015.6 Press release: "Development of Flexible Carbon Nanotubes Organic Thin-film Solar Cells without Using Indium" [UTokyo] [Nikkei Sangyo ShimbunCNikkan Kogyo Shimbun] Paper: J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 7982. [LINK]


2015.5 Miraikan (National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation), Experimental class to children, "Let us think future energy with making solar cells" (2015/4/25, 5/30, hereafter monthly ongoing). [LINK]


2015.3 German chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel visited our laboratory in Miraikan. Welcome! [LINK]


2015.1 Science journal "Newton" featured our organic solar cells. [LINK]


2015.1 Shizuoka Children Shimbun, Jan 1, 2015, "Flexible organic thin-film solar cells". [LINK]


2015.1 Tokyo Shimbun, Jan 13, 2015 (page 23). [LINK]

Contact Address


Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale

and Department of Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Materials Sciences
University of Science and Technology of China
Hefei, Anhui 230026, China
E-mail: matsuo(at)



Department of Mechanical Engineering,
School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan
Tel (office): 03-5814-0978
E-mail: matsuo(at)



Office: Room 316, #233 Building (computational building), East Campus,

University of Science and Technology of China [Map]


Laboratory: Room 712 and 713, New Chemistry Building (environmental building), East Campus,

University of Science and Technology of China



Office: Room 72D3, No.2 School of Engineering Building, Hongo Campus,

The University of Tokyo [Map]


Laboratory: Room 305-307, Research Building,

Miraikan (National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation) [Map]