Jiro Kitagawa

Fukuoka Institute of Technology

Jiro Kitagawa received a BS in Physics from Kyoto University, Japan, in 1993, and an MS and Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 1995 and 1998, respectively. At the University of Tokyo, Dr. Kitagawa carried out materials research on rare-earth intermetallic compounds. In 2002 he joined Hiroshima University, Japan, as a research associate studying terahertz technologies. From 2012 to 2014 he was an assistant professor at Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan. He became a full professor there in 2015. His research interests include materials research on magnetic and superconducting materials. His current projects are on magnetism and superconductivity in high-entropy alloys.

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High-entropy alloys (HEAs) are a new class of materials attracting attention from researchers all over the world. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the research on HEAs, as well as discusses the mechanical, physical, and chemical properties of new HEAs and their potential applications. Chapters cover such topics as HEA superconductors, HEA composites, high-entropy superalloys, artificial intelligence in HEA design, and more.

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