Personnel Information


Prassides Kosmas

Job Title



Materials Science and Engineering

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Laboratory Address

Nakamozu Campus

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  • College of Engineering

  • Graduate School of Engineering

Research field 【 display / non-display

  • Condensed matter physics II

  • Functional solid state chemistry

Research content 【 display / non-display

  • (Summary)New functional solids with advanced magnetic and conducting properties based on molecular nanocarbons


  • (Summary)Novel magnetic phenomena ranging from ferromagnetic materials to quantum spin liquids

    (Keyword)molecular nanocarbons, transition metal framework solids, polyaromatic hydrocarbons

  • (Summary)Structural and electronic responses under applied external pressure

    (Keyword)molecular nanocarbons

  • (Summary)Research on a variety of unconventional superconductors including carbon and iron based systems

    (Keyword)high-Tc superconductors, unconventional pairing, tuning the transition temperature

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  • Bachelor of Arts / B.A. , Oxford University

  • Master of Arts / M.A., Oxford University

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Oxford University

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  • American Chemical Society

  • Royal Society of Chemistry

  • Chemical Society of Japan

  • Japanese Physical Society

Prize 【 display / non-display

  • Commendation for Science and Technology (Research), 2018.04, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

  • Wigner Lectureship Award, 2015.11, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Budapest, Hungary)

  • Wolfson Research Merit Award, 2014.01, The Royal Society (UK)

  • Tilden Prize, 2010.10, Royal Society of Chemistry (UK)

  • Senior Research Fellowship, 2009.10, Leverhulme Trust (UK)

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Research seeds 【 display / non-display

  • Quantum Spin liquids

  • Molecular hybrid superconductors

Books 【 display / non-display

  • Fullerene-based Materials. Structures and Properties, Springer-Verlag Publishers, 2004, No setting, Kosmas Prassides

  • Physics and Chemistry of the Fullerenes, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994, No setting, Kosmas Prassides

  • Mixed Valency Systems: Applications in Chemistry, Physics and Biology, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1991, No setting, Kosmas Prassides

Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Chemical tuning of samarium valence in mixed valence (Sm1-xCax)2.75C60 fullerides, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 2020.11, N. Yoshikane, T. Nakagawa, K. Matsui, H. Yamaoka, N. Hiraoka, H. Ishii, J. Arvanitidis, and K. Prassides

  • Pressure-induced valence transition in the mixed-valence (Sm⅓Ca⅔)2.75C60 fulleride, Materials Chemistry Frontiers, 2020.10, N. Yoshikane, K. Matsui, T. Nakagawa, A. G. V. Terzidou, Y. Takabayashi, H. Yamaoka, N. Hiraoka, H. Ishii, J. Arvanitidis, and K. Prassides

  • Crystal structure and stoichiometric composition of potassium-intercalated tetracene, Inorganic Chemistry, 2020.08, C. I. Hiley, K. K. Inglis, M. Zanella, J. Zhang, T. D. Manning, M. S. Dyer, T. Knaflič, D. Arčon, F. Blanc, K. Prassides, and M. J. Rosseinsky

  • High-pressure Raman study of the alkaline-earth metal fulleride, Ca2.75C60, Modern Physics Letters B, 2020.06, A. G. V. Terzidou, T. Nakagawa, N. Yoshikane, R. Rountou, J. Rix, O. Karabinaki, D. Christofilos, J. Arvanitidis, and K. Prassides

  • Pressure-induced charge-disorder-order transition in the Cs4O6 sesquioxide, Inorganic Chemistry, 2020.01, H. E. Okur, R. H. Colman, Y. Ohishi, A. Sans, C. Felser, M. Jansen, and K. Prassides

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Charge of class subject 【 display / non-display

  • Materials and Industrial Engineering

  • Basic Technical English in Materials Science and Engineering

  • Seminar for English in Materials Science and Engineering

  • Special Lecture on Materials Science and Engineering II

  • First Year Seminar

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