Personal History



Curriculum Vitae

  1. Researcher, 2017.4 - present, Flexible Materials Base Team, Flexible Electronics Research Center (FLEC), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST).
  2. Project Researcher, 2015.4 - 2017.3, Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of Tokyo.
  3. Ph. D., 2015.3, Department of Organic and Polymeric Materials, Tokyo Institute of Technology.

Research Area

Organic synthetic chemistry, Organic solid-state chemistry

Research Achievements

  • Development of air-stable p-type/n-type/ambipolar organic semiconductors.
  • Analysis of trap density in high-performance organic ambipolar transistors.
  • Development of single-component molecular conductors based on metal dithiolene complexes.
  • Materials design for high-dimensional electronic structures in organic (semi)conductors.


  1. T. Higashino, A. Ueda, J. Yoshida, H. Mori, "Improved stability of a metallic state in benzothienobenzothiophene-based molecular conductors: an effective increase of dimensionality with hydrogen bonds" ,Chem. Commun, 53, 3426–3429. (2017).
  2. R. Sato, M. Dogishi, T. Higashino, T. Kadoya, T. Kawamoto, T. Mori, "Charge-Transfer Complexes of Benzothienobenzothiophene with Tetracyanoquinodimethane and the n-Channel Organic Field-Effect Transistors",J. Phys. Chem. C, 121,6561–6568.(2017).
  3. T. Higashino, M. Dogishi, T. Kadoya, R. Sato, T. Kawamoto, T. Mori, "Air-Stable n-Channel Organic Field-Effect Transistors Based on Charge-Transfer Complexes Including Dimethoxybenzothienobenzothiophene and Tetracyanoquinodimethane Derivatives",J. Mater. Chem. C , 4,5981–5987. (2016).
  4. C. Fujisue, T. Kadoya, T. Higashino, R. Sato, T. Kawamoto, T. Mori, "Air-Stable Ambipolar Organic Transistors Based on Charge-Transfer Complexes Containing Dibenzopyrrolopyrrole", RSC Adv.6, 53345–53350.(2016) .
  5. M. Ashizawa, N. Masuda, T. Higashino, T. Kadoya, T. Kawamoto, H. Matsumoto, T. Mori, "Ambipolar Organic Transistors Based on Isoindigo Derivatives", Org. Electron. 35, 95–100.(2016).
  6. Y. Kiyota, T. Kadoya, K. Yamamoto, K. Iijima, T. Higashino, T. Kawamoto, K. Takimiya, T. Mori, "Benzothienobenzothiophene-Based Molecular Conductors: High Conductivity, Large Thermoelectric Power Factor, and One-Dimensional Instability", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138, 3920–3925.(2016).
  7. T. Higashino, O. Jeannin, T. Kawamoto, D. Lorcy, T. Mori, M. Fourmigué, "A Single-Component Conductor Based on a Radical Gold Dithiolene Complex with Alkyl-Substituted Thiophene-2,3-dithiolate Ligand", Inorg. Chem.54, 9908–9913.(2015).
  8. Joung-min Cho, T. Higashino, T. Mori, "Band-Like Transport Down to 20 K in Organic Single-Crystal Transistors Based on Dioctylbenzothienobenzothiophene", Appl. Phys. Lett.106, 193303.(2015).
  9. A. Filatre-Furcate, T. Higashino, D. Lorcy, T. Mori, "Air-Stable n-Channel Organic Field-Effect Transistors Based on a Sulfur Rich π-Electron Acceptor", J. Mater. Chem. C , 3, 3569–3573.(2015).
  10. T. Higashino, S. Kumeta, S. Tamura, Y. Ando, K. Ohmori, K. Suzuki, T. Mori, "Ambipolar Transistor Properties of 2,2′-Binaphthosemiquinones", J. Mater. Chem. C, 3, 1588–1594.(2015).
  11. T. Higashino, Joung-min Cho, T. Mori, "Extracting Parameters in Ambipolar Organic Transistors Based on Dicyanomethylene Terthiophene", Appl. Phys. Express, 7, 121702.(2014).
  12. O. Pitayatanakul, T. Higashino, T. Kadoya, M. Tanaka, H. Kojima, M. Ashizawa, T. Kawamoto, H. Matsumoto, K. Ishikawa, T. Mori, "High Performance Ambipolar Organic Field-Effect Transistors Based on Indigo Derivatives", J. Mater. Chem. C, 2, 9311–9317.(2014).
  13. T. Higashino, T. Kadoya, S. Kumeta, K. Kurata, T. Kawamoto, T. Mori, "An Organic Metal Derived from a Selenium Analogue of Benzothienobenzothiophene", Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 3895–3898.(2014).
  14. T. Kadoya, M. Ashizawa, T. Higashino, T. Kawamoto, S. Kumeta, H. Matsumoto, T. Mori, "A Highly Conducting Organic Metal Derived from An Organic-Transistor Material: Benzothienobenzothiophene", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15, 17818–17822.(2013).
  15. T. Higashino, Y. Akiyama, H. Kojima, T. Kawamoto, T. Mori, "Organic Semiconductors and Conductors with tert-Butyl Substituents", Crystals ,2, 1222–1238.(2012).