Masato Sakano (m_sakano[at]issp.u-tokyo.ac.jp : Please replace '[at]' by '@')
Affiliation Research associate, Ishizaka group, Quantum-Phase Electronics Center, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Experience
 '16/04-'17/03 Postdoctral researcher, The institute of Splid State Physics, The university of Tokyo
'13/04-'16/03 Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC1), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
'12/02-'16/03 ALPS course student, Advanced Leading Graduate Course for Photon Science (ALPS)
Education
'13/04-'16/03 Department of Applied Physics, The University of Tokyo,
Associate Professor Ishizaka's group / Doctors in Engineering
 '11/02-'15/01 Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley
Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Professor Lanzara's group/ Visiting student researcher
'11/04-'13/03 Department of Applied Physics, The University of Tokyo,
Associate Professor Ishizaka's group / Masters in Engineering
'07/04-'11/03 Department of Applied Physics, The University of Tokyo / Bachelors in Engineering
'04/04-'07/03 Kaisei High School
Theses
Bachelor "Spin-split band structure in layered polar semiconductor BiTeI"
Master “Spin-splitting in bulk and near surface of layered polar Bi-based semiconductors ”
 Doctor "Band structures and spin polarizations in strongly spin-orbit coupled materials"
Awards Shoji Tanaka Prize (Masters thesis award), Dept. of Applied Physics, The Univ. of Tokyo (2013)
  Nature Nanotechnology Poster Prize, Workshop on "Topological magnets" 2015, RIKEN, Japan
Favorite Drinks oolong-tea, grapefruit-juice, yogurt drink, cocoa
Contact m_sakano[at]issp.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Original papers (10 papers)
"Observation of spin-polarized bands and domain-dependent Fermi arcs in polar Weyl semimetal MoTe2"
M. Sakano, M. S. Bahramy, H. Tsuji, I. Araya, K. Ikeura, H. Sakai, S. Ishiwata, K. Yaji, K. Kuroda, A. Harasawa, S. Shin, and K. Ishizaka
Phys. Rev. B 95, 121101(R) (2017).

"Direct mapping of spin and orbital entangled wave functions under interband spin-orbit coupling of giant Rashba spin-split surface states"
R. Noguchi, K. Kuroda, K. Yaji, K. Kobayashi, M. Sakano, A. Harasawa, T. Kondo, F. Komori, and S. Shin
Phys. Rev. B 95, 041111(R) (2017).

"Momentum-dependent sign inversion of orbital order in superconducting FeSe"
Y. Suzuki, T. Shimojima, T. Sonobe, A. Nakamura, M. Sakano, H. Tsuji, J. Omachi, K. Yoshioka, M. Kuwata-Gonokami, T. Watashige, R. Kobayashi, S. Kasahara, T. Shibauchi, Y. Matsuda, Y. Yamakawa, H. Kontani, and K. Ishizaka
Phys. Rev. B 92, 205117 (2015).

“Topologically protected surface states in a centrosymmetric superconductor b-PdBi2”
M. Sakano, K. Okawa, M. Kanou, H. Sanjo, T. Okuda, T. Sasagawa and K. Ishizaka
Nature communications 6, 8595 (2015).

“Lifting of xz/yz orbital degeneracy at the structural transition in detwinned FeSe”
T. Shimojima, Y. Suzuki, T. Sonobe, A. Nakamura, M. Sakano, J. Omachi, K. Yoshioka, M. Kuwata-Gonokami, K. Ono, H. Kumigashira, A. E. Böhmer, F. Hardy, T. Wolf, C. Meingast, H. v. Löhneysen, H. Ikeda, K. Ishizaka
Phys. Rev. B 90, 121111(R) (2014).

“Valley-dependent spin polarization in bulk MoS2 with broken inversion symmetry”
R. Suzuki*, M. Sakano*, Y. J. Zhang, R. Akashi, D. Morikawa, A. Harasawa, K. Yaji, K. Kuroda, K. Miyamoto, T. Okuda, K. Ishizaka, R. Arita and Y. Iwasa (*equal contribution)
Nature Nanotechnology 9, 611-617 (2014).

"Strongly Spin-Orbit Coupled Two-Dimensional Electron Gas Emerging near the Surface of Polar Semiconductors"
M. Sakano, M. S. Bahramy, A. Katayama, T. Shimojima, H. Murakawa, Y. Kaneko, W. Malaeb, S. Shin, K. Ono, H. Kumigashira, R. Arita, N. Nagaosa, H. Y. Hwang, Y. Tokura, and K. Ishizaka
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 107204 (2013).

"Three-dimensional bulk band dispersion in polar BiTeI with giant Rashba-type spin splitting"
M. Sakano, J. Miyawaki, A. Chainani, Y. Takata, T. Sonobe, T. Shimojima, M. Oura, S. Shin, M. S. Bahramy, R. Arita, N. Nagaosa, H. Murakawa, Y. Kaneko, Y. Tokura, and K. Ishizaka
Phys. Rev. B 86, 085204 (2012).

"Orbital characters of three-dimensional Fermi surfaces in Eu2-xSrxNiO4 as probed by soft-x-ray angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy"
M. Uchida, K. Ishizaka, P. Hansmann, X. Yang, M. Sakano, J. Miyawaki, R. Arita, Y. Kaneko, Y. Takata, M. Oura, A. Toschi, K. Held, A. Chainani, O. K. Andersen, S. Shin, and Y. Tokura
Phys. Rev. B 84, 241109(R) (2011).

"Giant Rashba-type spin splitting in bulk BiTeI"
K. Ishizaka, M. S. Bahramy, H. Murakawa, M. Sakano, T. Shimojima, T. Sonobe, K. Koizumi, S. Shin, H. Miyahara, A. Kimura, K. Miyamoto, T. Okuda, H. Namatame, M. Taniguchi, R. Arita, N. Nagaosa, K. Kobayashi, Y. Murakami, R. Kumai, Y. Kaneko, Y. Onose, and Y. Tokura
Nature Materials 10, 521-526 (2011).

Oral Presentation (International)
"Observation of topologically protected surface states in a Bi-Pd superconductor" (L7.00010)
M. Sakano, K. Okawa, M. Kanou, H. Sanjo, T. Okuda, T. Sasagawa, and K. Ishizaka
American Physical Society March Meeting 2015,
2015/03/07, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Taxas, United States

"Observation of out-of-plane spin-polarization in bulk 3R-MoS2" (J51.00010)
M. Sakano, R. Suzuki, Y. J. Zhang, R. Akashi, A. Harasawa, K. Yaji, K. Kuroda, K. Miyamoto, T. Okuda, K. Ishizaka, R. Arita, Y. Iwasa
American Physical Society March Meeting 2014,
2014/03/04, Colorado Convention Center, Denver, United States

Poster Presentation (International)
. "Observation of topologically protected surface states in a Bi-Pd superconductor"
(Poster; P26)
M. Sakano, K. Okawa, M. Kanou, H. Sanjo, T. Okuda, T. Sasagawa, and K. Ishizaka
Workshop on “Topological Magnets”,
2015/05/26, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama, Japan

"Observation of out-of-plane spin-polarization in noncentrosymmetric transition metal dichalcogenide"
(Poster #18)
M. Sakano, R. Suzuki, Y. J. Zhang, R. Akashi, K. Yaji, A.. Harasawa, K. Kuroda, K. Miyamoto, T. Okuda, K. Ishizaka, R. Arita, and Y. Iwasa
The 6th Indo-Japan seminar, Physics and Design of Multi-Functional Correlated Materials,
2014/03/24, The Univ. of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

"Observation of out-of-plane spin-polarization in noncentrosymmetric transition metal dichalcogenide" (#22)
M. Sakano, R. Suzuki, Y. J. Zhang, R. Akashi, A. Harasawa, K. Yaji, K. Kuroda, K. Miyamoto, T. Okuda, K. Ishizaka, R. Arita, Y. Iwasa
FIRST Ineternational Symposium on "Topological Quantum Technology",
2014/01/29, The Univ. of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

"Rashba-type spin-splitting in layered polar semiconductors BiTeX (X=I, Br and Cl)" (#P43)
M. Sakano, A. Katayama, T. Shimojima, J. Miyawaki, A. Chainani, Y. Takata, M. Oura, W. Malaeb, S. Shin, K. Ono, H. Kumigashira, M. S. Bahramy, R. Arita, N. Nagaosa, H. Murakawa, Y. Kaneko, H. Y. Hwang, Y. Tokura, and K. Ishizaka
QS2C
2013/1/27 The Univ. of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Presentations in domestic conference are available in the Japanese page
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