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[ 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 ]


2018

  • Outcomes of year 2018: 3 masters, 4 original papers, 1 review paper, 13 invited talks, 13 contributed talks, 13 posters. Good job!12
  • Cobalt Porphyrins on Mica: Atomic Force Microscope Imaging in Organic Solvents. Hirotaka Honda, Akira Sasahara, Hiroshi Onishi, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 561 (2019) 194-200. link11
  • Dingkun Gong joined our team. Welcome!10
  • Photoexcited Electrons Driven by Doping Concentration Gradient: Flux-Prepared NaTaO3 Photocatalysts Doped with Strontium Cations, Longjie An, Mitsunori Kitta, Akihide Iwase, Akihiko Kudo, Nobuyuki Ichikuni, Hiroshi Onishi. ACS Catalysis 8 (2018) 9334-9341. link9
  • An original paper that Prof. Akira Sasahara publised in 2016 has been awarded as an outstanding paper by the Japan society of applied physics. Congraturations! link8
  • Molecular-Scale Structures of Surface and Hydration of Bioinert Mixedcharged Self-Assembled Monolayers Investigated by the Frequency Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy, Yuki Araki, Taito Sekine, Ryongsok Chang, Tomohiro Hayashi, Hiroshi Onishi, RSC Advances 8 (2018) 24660-24664. link7
  • Heteroepitaxial Barium-Doped NaTaO3 Films on SrTiO3(001) Substrate, Thin Solid Films 658 (2018) 66-72, Tomoya Fujiwara, Longjie An, Yohan Park, Naohisa Happo, Kouichi Hayashi, Hiroshi Onishi. link6
  • Dianqi Song joined our team. Welcome!4
  • Yizhong Zhou, Takuya Ogura and Tomoya Fujiwara have graduated. Congratulations! 3
  • Namin Dai joined our team. Welcome!3
  • Diksha Dhakal, graduate student of Thammasat University, visited us for a one-week internship supported by Sakura exchange program in science. 1
  • Local Environment of Strontium Cations Activating NaTaO3 Photocatalysts. ACS Catalysis 8 (2018) 880, L. An, T. Sasaki, P. Weidler, C. Wöll, N. Ichikuni, H. Onishi. link 1

2017

  • Outcomes of year 2017: 3 PhDs, 2 masters, 2 bachelars, 4 original papers, 1 review paper, 1 text book, 7 invited talks, 23 contributed talks, 14 posters, 1 lectureship. Good job!12
  • Masako Tatsutani joined our team. Welcome!12
  • Cross-Sectional Imaging of Boundary Lubrication Layer Formed by Fatty Acid by Means of Frequency-Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy, Langmuir, 33 (2017) 10492, Tomoko Hirayama, Ryota Kawamura, Keita Fujino, Takashi Matsuoka, Hiroshi Komiya, Hiroshi Onishi. link10
  • Shiho Moriguchi and Dr. Hanggara Sudrajat joined our team. Welcome!10
  • Interface Structure between Tetraglyme and Graphite, Journal of Chemical Physics, 147 (2017) 124701, T. Minato, Y. Araki, K. Umeda, T. Yamanaka, K. Okazaki, H. Onishi, T. Abe, Z. Ogumi. Scilight & link9
  • Longjie An and Hirotaka Honda have graduated. Congratulations! 9
  • Localization of Cesium on Montmorillonite Surface Investigated by Frequency Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy, Surface Science 665 (2017) 32-36, Yuki Araki, Hisao Satoh, Masahiro Okumura, Hiroshi Onishi. link9
  • Dr. Henry Teng (George Washington University, USA) and Dr. Jun Kawano (Hokkaido University, Japan) deliver talks about water-mineral interfaces on June 14.6
  • Dr. Mehmet Baykara (Bilkent University, Turkey) delivers a talk about atomic force mycroscopy related to toribology on June 9.5
  • Dr. Hanggara Sudrajat (Chulalongkorn University, Thailand) delivers a talk about Bi2O3 photocatalysts on May 16.4
  • Yohan Park, Shengkai Xue, Yuki Takata, Takamasa Sato and Yuya Teduka have graduated. Congratulations! 3
  • Intrinsic Superhydrophilicity of Titania-terminated Surfaces, Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2017) 2268-2275, Seij Kawasaki, Eero Holmström, Ryota Takahashi, Peter Spijker, Adam Foster, Hiroshi Onishi, Mikk Lippmaa. link1

2016

  • Outcomes of year 2016: 1 master student, 2 undergraduate students, 3 original papers, 1 review paper, 14 invited talks, 7 contributed talks, 24 posters.12
  • Kaiyuan Liu has joined the laboratory. Welcome!10
  • Hiroshi Onishi has published 159 original papers and reviews. The number of articles citing his studies comes up to 6,913 with an h-index of 40. Good job! Top 15 papers7
  • Transform Theory for Obtaining Number Density Distribution of Solvent Molecules or Colloidal Particles on a Substrate: A Theory for Atomic Force Microscopy, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 18 (2016) 15534, Ken-ichi Amano, Kazuya Kobayashi, Keisuke Miyazawa, Yunfeng Liang, Kota Hashimoto, Kazuhiro Fukami, Naoya Nishi, Tetsuo Sakka, Hiroshi Onishi, Takeshi Fukuma. link Two cats playing with an AFM force curve are on the front cover of the issue.6
  • Dr. Akira Sasahara joined our team. Welcome!.6
  • Prospectus for our graduate school, PhD and master cources, is available here. The laboratory can pay for PhD students. Contact Hiroshi Onishi for details.6
  • Non-contact Atomic Force and Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy on MgO(100) and MgO(100)-Supported Ba, Surface Science 650 (2016) 76, Chi Lun Pang, Akira Sasahara, Hiroshi Onishi. link5
  • An open postdoctoral position is available. details 4
  • Takamasa Sato and Yuya Tezuka have joined the laboratory. Welcome! 4
  • Dr. Yuki Araki has moved to Hirofumi Yamada 's group in Kyoto University.3
  • Haoliang Li, Takuya Ogura andTomoya Fujiwara have graduated. Congratulations! 3
  • The Structure of Uniaxially Stretched Isotactic Polypropylene Films: Imaging with Frequency-modulation Atomic Force Microscopy, Polymer 82 (2016) 349. link1

2015

  • Outcomes of year 2015: 1 PhD student, 1 master student, 2 undergraduate students, 5 original papers, 3 review papers, 11 invited talks, 15 contributed talks, 11 posters and 1 award.12
  • Effect of Etching on Electron–Hole Recombination in Sr-doped NaTaO3 Photocatalysts, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119 (2015) 28440-28447, Longjie An, Yohan Park, Youngku Sohn, Hiroshi Onishi. link12
  • 100 original papers have been registered in our oscillating AFM force curves, journal papers database. Good job!10
  • Dangpeng Li and Yizhong Zhou have joined the laboratory. Welcome!10
  • Our latest study of NaTaO3 photocatalysts is spot-lighted on a Kobe Univ. web page here.8
  • Force Measurement Reveals Structure of a Confined Liquid: Observation of the Impenetrable Space, Surface Science 641 (2015) 242, Ken-ichi Amano, Eisuke Tanaka, Kazuya Kobayashi, Hiroshi Onishi, Naoya Nishi, Tetsuo Sakka. link8
  • Prospectus for our graduate school, PhD and master cources, is available here. The laboratory can pay for PhD students. Contact Hiroshi Onishi for details.6
  • Rate of Ag Photodeposition on Sr-doped NaTaO3 Photocatalysts as Controlled by Doping Sites, e-Journal of Surface Science and Nanotechnology 13 (2015) 253, Longjie An, Hiroshi Onishi. link6
  • Hiroshi Onishi has published 154 papers and reviews. The number of articles citing his studies comes up to 5,054 with an h-index of 35. Good job! Top 15 papers4
  • Electron-Hole Recombination Controlled by Doping Sites in Perovskite-structured Photocatalysts: Sr-doped NaTaO3, ACS Catalysis 5 (2015) 3196, Longjie An, Hiroshi Onishi. link4
  • Yuki Takata, Shengkai Xue, Takuya Ogura, and Tomoya Fujiwara have joined the laboratory. Welcome! 4
  • You are cordially invited to join 'Dynamical Processes of Light Harvesting Surfaces' symposium in PACIFICHEM2015. Flyer2
  • Ryohei Kokawa, Shunsuke Suiko, Yuki Takata, and Yaokun Liu have graduated. Congratulations! 3

2014

  • Outcomes of year 2014: 3 master students, 2 undergraduate students, 4 original papers, 5 review papers, 2 databases, 13 invited talks, 15 contributed talks, 14 posters and 4 awards.12
  • Longjie An has been awarded by his poster presentation, Reconstruction of Sr-doped NaTaO3 Photocatalysts, in 4th CSJ Festa, Chemical Society of Japan. Congratulations! 11
  • Hirotaka Honda and Shengkai Xue joined the laboratory. Welcome! members10
  • Mitsunori Kitta, visiting researcher, has received his PhD degree. Longjie An has received his master degree. Congratulations!9
  • True Atomic-scale Imaging of a Spinel Li4Ti5O12(111) Surface in Aqueous Solution by Frequency-modulation Aatomic Force Microscopy, Applied Physics Letters 105 (2014) 111606, Mitsunori Kitta, Masanori Kohyama, Hiroshi Onishi. link9
  • A reference list of oscillating AFM force curves is availabe here.8
  • A reference list of perovskite-structured tantalate photocatalysts is availabe here.8
  • Hiroshi Onishi was awarded by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science as a good reviewer of fellowships. Nice job!8
  • Prospectus for our graduate school, PhD and master cources, is available here. The laboratory can pay for PhD students. Contact Hiroshi Onishi for details.6
  • Physical Operation of Hydrodynamic Orientation of an Azobenzene Supramolecular Assembly with Light and Sound, ChemComm 50 (2014) 5615, Yasuhisa Hotta, Jin Motoyanagi, Shunsuke Suiko, Hiroshi Onishi, Daisuke Iozaki, Ryuichi Arakawa, Akihiko Tsuda. link5
  • Hiroshi Onishi has published 149 papers and reviews. The number of articles citing his studies comes up to 4,613 with an h-index of 34. Good job! Top 15 papers4
  • Yohan Park, Yuki Takada, Yokon Ryu, and Dr. Yuki Araki has joined the laboratory. Welcome! 4
  • Yusuke Tanaka,Takao Mizutani, Taiga Yoshihara,and Hao Liang Li have graduated. Congratulations! 3
  • Longjie An has been awarded by his poster presentation, Reconstruction of Sr-doped NaTaO3 Photocatalysts, in 33th Conference of Surface Science Society of Japan. Congratulations! 2
  • Understanding the Interface of Liquids with an Organic Crystal Surface from Atomistic Simulations and AFM Experiments, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118 (2014) 2058-2066, Peter Spijker, Takumi Hiasa, Tiziana Musso, Rina Nishioka, Hiroshi Onishi, Adam Foster. link 2
  • Dr. Takumi Hiasa has been awarded by his achievements in this laboratory, Exploring Interfacial Liquids with FM-AFM. Congratulations!1
  • Shimadzu coorporation released a comercial frequency-modulation AFM. We have involved in its development for 8 years. Congratulations! 1
  • Mercaptohexanol Assembled on Gold: FM-AFM Imaging in Water, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 441 (2014) 149-154, Takumi Hiasa, Hiroshi Onishi. link 1

2013

  • Outcomes of year 2013: 2 master students, 2 undergraduate students, 9 original papers, 3 review papers, 6 invited talks, 8 contributed talks, 13 posters and 2 awards.12
  • The Relationship between Local Liquid Density and Force Applied on a Tip of Atomic Force Microscope: A Theoretical Analysis for Simple Liquids, Journal of Chemical Physics 139 (2013) 224710, Ken-ichi Amano, Kazuhiro Suzuki, Takeshi Fukuma, Ohgi Takahashi, Hiroshi Onishi. link 12
  • Prof. Bruce C. Gates and Prof. Yuichi Ichihashi give lectures on October 29. abstracts 10
  • Our winter semestar has started.10
  • Time-Resolved Infrared Absorption Study of SrTiO3 Photocatalysts Codoped with Rhodium and Antimony, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117 (2013) 19101-19106, Koji Furuhashi, Jia Qingxinb, Akihiko Kudo, Hiroshi Onishi. link9
  • Water and 2-Propanol Structured on Calcite (104) Probed by Frequency-Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy, Langmuir 29 (2013) 10744-10751, Hirotake Imada, Kenjiro Kimura, Hiroshi Onishi. link8
  • Atom-Resolved AFM Imaging of Calcite Nanoparticles in Water, Chemical Physics 419 (2013) 193-195, Hirotake Imada, Kenjiro Kimura, Hiroshi Onishi. link6
  • Sub-Nanometer-Resolution Imaging of Peptide Nanotubes in Water Using Frequency Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy, Chemical Physics 419 (2013) 74-77, Tomoki Sugihara, Itsuho Hayashi, Hiroshi Onishi, Kenjiro Kimura, Atsuo Tamura. link6
  • Phonon Mode of TiO2 Coupled With the Electron Transfer From N3 Dye, Journal of Chemical Physics 138 (2013) 224704 (6 pages), Tomonori Nomoto, Keita Fujio, Akira Sasahara, Hajime Okajima, Naoki Koide, Hiroyuki Katayama, Hiroshi Onishi. link6
  • Prospectus for our graduate school, PhD and master cources, is available here. The laboratory can pay for PhD students. Contact Hiroshi Onishi for details.6
  • Competitive Adsorption on Graphite Investigated Using Frequency-Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy: Interfacial Liquid Structure Controlled by Competition of Adsorbed Species, Langmuir 29 (2013) 5801, Takumi Hiasa, Hiroshi Onishi. link5
  • Dr. Christopher Kley gives a talk on June 4. abstract5
  • Hiroshi Onishi has published 140 papers and reviews. The number of articles citing his studies comes up to 4,214 with an h-index of 33. Good job! Top 15 papers4
  • A visiting researcher, Mitsunori Kitta, and two undergraduate students, Hao Liang Li and Taiga Yoshihar, joined the group. Welcome!4
  • Dr. Ken-ichi Amano and Dr. Takumi Hiasa heve moved from the group. Good luck! 3
  • Interfacial Structure of Primary and Tertiary Alcohol Liquids over Hhydrophilic Thiolate Monolayers, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117 (2013) 5730, Takumi Hiasa, Kenjiro Kimura, Hiroshi Onishi. link 3
  • Hirotake Imada, Tomoko Suzuki, Rina Nishioka, Koji Furuhashi, Shoko Okumra, Shunsuke Suiko and Kazuya Nishikawa have graduated. Congratulations! 3
  • Dr. Takumi Hiasa has been awarded by his poster presentation, FM-AFM Observation of Competitive Adsorption on Graphit, in 4th International Workshop on Advanced Atomic Force Microscopy Techniques. Congratulations! Awarded Poster3
  • Prof. Thorsten M Bernhardt and Prof. Seiji Akimoto give talks on March 27. abstracts3
  • Our paper published in Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. accidentally contained a wrong result. addition is now available.2
  • Specific Hydration on p-Nitroaniline Crystal Studied by Atomic Force Microscopy, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117 (2013) 2939-2943, Rina Nishioka, Takumi Hiasa, Kenjiro Kimura, Hiroshi Onishi. link2
  • Prof. Adam Foster, Hirotake Imada, and Mitsunori Kitta give talks on February 18. abstracts2

2012

  • Outcomes of year 2012: one PhD student, two master students, 4 undergraduate students, 6 original papers, 1 review paper, 1 article, 17 invited talks, 8 contributed talks, and 9 posters.12
  • Cross-Sectional Structure of Liquid 1-Decanol over Graphite, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 116 (2012) 26475–26479, Takumi Hiasa, Kenjiro Kimura, Hiroshi Onishi. link 12
  • Longjie An has been a graduate student and Dr. Takumi Hiasahas been a postdoctral fellow supported by JSPS.10
  • Takumi Hiasa has graduated from our PhD course. Congratulations!9
  • Top pages in Chinese language and in Korean language have been opened.9
  • Kelvin Probe Force Microscope Study of a Pt/TiO2 Catalyst Model Placed in an Atmospheric Pressure of N2 Environment, Chemistry – An Asian Journal 7 (2012) 1251. link5
  • Hydration of Hydrophilic Thiolate Monolayers Visualized by Atomic Force Microscopy, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 14 (2012) 8419. link5
  • A new school year has started. Shoko Okumura, Hiroyuki Kataoka, Shunsuke Suiko, Kazuya Nishikawa, Akari Masuda and Longjie An joined the laboratory. Welcome! 4
  • Kenjiro Kimura has been promoted to be an associate professor. Congratulations!4
  • Sayuri Saito left the laboratory. Thanks for her nice job!3
  • Tomoki Sugihara and Ryusuke Ban have graduated from the laboratory. Congratulations! 3
  • Prof. Udo Schwarz (Yale University) visits us and give a talk on March 22. abstract3
  • Two-Dimensional Distribution of Liquid Hydrocarbons Facing Alkanethiol Monolayers Visualized by Frequency Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 396 (2012) 203. link3
  • Minitips in Frequency-Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy at Liquid-Solid Interfaces, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 51 (2012) 025703. linkfree access to full text 2
  • FM-AFM Imaging of A Commercial Polyethylene Film Immersed in n-Dodecane, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 24 (2012) 084011. link2
  • Prof. Christof Wöll (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) visits us and give a talk on April 2. abstract2
  • Hiroshi Onishi was appreciated by American Chemical Society for his contribution in the peer review of manuscripts. Nice job!1
  • Yasuko Imamura joined the laboratory as a secretary. Welcome!1

2011

  • Output of year 2011: one graduate student, 5 undergraduate students, 1 original paper, 3 review papers, 3 articles, 8 invited talks, 18 contributed talks, 14 posters, and 2 awards.12
  • A Self-Assembled Helical Anthracene Nanofibre Whose P- and M-Isomers Show Unequal Linear Dichroism in a Vortex, Chemical Communications 47 (2011) 11748. link12
  • Prospectus for our PhD cource starting from 2012 is available here.12
  • Dr. Kenichi Amano joined the laboratory as a postdoctral researcher. Welcome! 12
  • Sayuri Saito joined the laboratory as a technician. Welcome!1
  • Local Work Function of Catalysts and Photoelectrodes, in: S. Sadewasser, T. Glatzel (Eds.), Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy, Berlin, 2012, pp. 201-219. 11
  • Prof. Adam Foster (abstract), Prof. Takashi Uchino (abstract), Bernhard Reischl (abstract), and Hirotake Imada (revised abstract) give talks on November 14.10
  • Takumi Hiasa has been awarded by his talk in Annual Meeting Japan Society for Molecular Science. Congratulations! 10
  • Our winter semester has started.10
  • Keita Fujio joined the laboratory as a technician. Welcome!8
  • Mai Omi joined the laboratory as a technician. Welcome!8
  • Koji Furuhashi has won a student award on Catalysis Society of Japan, West Japan branch. Congratulations! 6
  • Prospectus for the PhD cources starting in 2011 and 2012 is available here.6
  • Keiko Kobata, Yusuke Tanaka, Takao Mizutani, and Yuki Mima joined the laboratory. Welcome! 4
  • Masayuki Ueda, Yusuke Ikeda, and Moyuko Hosokawa have graduated from the laboratory. Congratulations! 3
  • Dr. Dergej Polisski (Univ. Bath, UK) visited us.1

2010

  • Output of year 2010: one graduate student, 5 undergraduate students, 5 original papers, 1 review papers, 2 articles, 23 invited talks, 18 contributed talks, 19 posters, and 4 awards.12
  • Aqueous Solution Structure over α-Al2O3(01-12) Probed by Frequency-Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 114 (2010) 21423. link12
  • Prof. Angelika Kühnle (abstract) and Dr. Yasuyuki Yokota (abstract) give talks on December 14.11
  • Our winter semester has started.10
  • Acetone Adsorption on Oxidized and Reduced TiO2(110): A Scanning Tunneling Microscope Study, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 114 (2010) 14579. link8
  • Black-Dye-Adsorbed TiO2 (110) Electrodes Studied by Frequency-Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 49 (2010) 08LB06. link8
  • Takumi Hiasa, a PhD student, has won a prize for his nice poster in 13th International Conference on Non-Contact Atomic Force Microscopy (NC-AFM2010). Congratulations! abstract 8
  • Visualizing Water Molecule Distribution by Atomic Force Microscopy, Journal of Chemical Physics 132 (2010) 194705. link6
  • Surface Science Approach to Photochemistry of TiO2, Solid State Phenomena 162 (2010) 115. link5
  • Hiroshi Onishi has been nominated for a fellow of The Surface Science Society of Japan.5
  • Hiroshi Onishi has been nominated for a visiting professor at Hokkaido University Catalysis Research Center. 4
  • Yusuke Ikeda, Tomoko Suzuki, Rina Nishioka, Moyuko Hosokawa, Koji Furuhashi, and Keiko Kobata joined the laboratory. Welcome! 4
  • Kenji Takeda has graduated from the laboratory. Congratulations! 3
  • Prof. Annabella Selloni visits us and gives a talk about water-TiO2 interfaces. abstract2
  • Hiroshi Onishi has earned a place as one of the top 20% of reviewers for Langmuir. Nice job!2
  • Dr. Tomonori Nomoto has moved to Masanori Fujinami 's group at Chiba University as an assistant professor.2
  • Ryohei Kokawa, a PhD student, has won a prize for his nice poster in 7th Internatinal Workshop of Metal Oxide Surfaces (IWOX-VII). Congratulations! abstract 1
  • Prof. Yossi Rosenwaks visits us and gives a talk about Kelvin probe maicroscopy of pentacene films. abstract1
  • STM Imaging of a Model Surface of Ru(4,40-dicarboxy-2,20-bipyridine)2(NCS)2 Dye-Sensitized TiO2 Photoelectrodes, Surface Science 406 (2010) 106. link 1
  • Dr. Ralf Bechstein visits us and gives a talk about his work with doped photocatalysts. abstract1

2009

  • Output summary of 2009: 2 graduate students, 11 original papers, 3 review papers, 3 articles, 11 invited talks, 14 contributed talks, 4 posters, 2 patent and 2 awards. 12
  • Time-Domain Infrared-Visible-Visible Sum-Frequency Generation for Surface Vibrational Spectroscopy, Journal of Physical Chemistry C (Letter) 113 (2009) 21467. link issue cover12
  • Dr. Sean O'Shea visited us and gave a talk, Conduction AFM in Liquids.12
  • Hiroshi Onishi put a plenary talk in 27th congress of The Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas (Physics Society of the Philippines). 10
  • Tomonori Nomoto and Kenjiro Kimura were awarded with their own talks by Japan Society for Molecular Science. Congratulations! 10
  • Fourth-Order Coherent Raman Scattering at Burried Interfaces, in Molecular Nano Dynamics; H. Fukumura, M. Irie, Y. Iwasawa, H. Masuhara, K. Uosaki, Eds.; Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, 2009; Vol. 1; pp 103.10
  • A Solution-TiO2 Interface Probed by Frequency-Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 48 (2009) 08JB19. free access to full text9
  • Optically Excited Near-Surface Phonons of TiO2(110) Observed by Fourth-Order Coherent Raman Spectroscopy, Journal of Chemical Physics 131 (2009) 084703. link9
  • Fourth-Order Coherent Raman Spectroscopy of Liquid-Solid Interfaces: Near-Surface Phonons of TiO2(110) in Liquids, Applied Spectroscopy 63 (2009) 941. link8
  • Time-Resolved Infrared Absorption Study of NaTaO3 Photocatalysts Doped with Alkali Earth Metals, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113 (2009) 13918. link7
  • Surface Reconstruction Induced by Transition Metal Doping of TiO2(110), Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113 (2009) 13199. link7
  • The web pages were reconstructed.6
  • Effects of Antimony-Doping on the Surface Structure of Rutile TiO2(110), Nanotechnology 20 (2009) 264003. link6
  • Ryohei Kokawa, Hirotake Imada, Tomoki Sugihara, Kenji Takeda, Ryusuke Ban and Yuichi Higashi joined the laboratory. Welcome! 4
  • Metal-to-Oxide Charge Transfer Observed by a Kelvin Probe Force Microscope, Catalysis Surveys from Asia 13 (2009) 9. link4
  • Naho Takeuchi and Motoji Maruyama graduated from the laboratory. Congratulations! 3
  • An Atomic Force Microscope Study of Vanadium-Benzene Sandwich Clusters Soft-Landed on Self-Assembled Monolayers, The European Physical Journal D 52 (2009) 103. link3
  • Evidence for Vacancy Creation by Chromium Doping of TiO2(110), Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113 (2009) 3277. link3
  • Lateral Distribution of N3 Dye Molecules on TiO2(110) Surface, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A 202 (2009) 185. link 2
  • Cr-Sb Co-doped TiO2 from First Priciples Calculations, Chemical Physics Letters 469 (2009) 166. link2

2008

  • Output summary of the year 2008: 2 graduate students, 1 undergraduate student, 5 original papers, 1 review paper, 2 articles, 11 invited talks, 12 contributed talks, 19 posters, and 4 awards. 12
  • Dr. Tomonori Nomoto has been awarded a prize for his nice talk in the annual meeting of the Spectroscopical Society of Japan. Congratulations! abstract 11
  • Dr. Kenjiro Kimura and his colleagues have won Technique Award of Surface Science Society of Japan. Their initiatives with scanning capacitance microscopes are admired. Congratulations! 11
  • Satoshi Seike has joined our team. Welcome! 11
  • Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Study of Black Dye and Deoxycholic Acid Adsorbed on a Rutile TiO2(110), Langmuir 24 (2008) 8056. link 7
  • Kelvin Probe Force Microscope Observation of Chlorine-Adsorbed TiO2(110) Surfaces Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 47 (2008) 6149. link 7
  • Sebastian Rode, PhD student of Osnabru?Nck, visited us for colaboration. 7
  • Work Function on Dye-adsorbed TiO2 Surfaces Measured by Using a Kelvin Probe Force Microscope, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112 (2008) 6961. link 4
  • Suzumi Kataoka, Takumi Hiasa, Akinori Ito, and Masayuki Ueda joined the laboratory. Welcome! 4
  • Fourth-order Raman Spectroscopy of Adsorbed Organic Species on TiO2 Surface, Chemical Physics Letters 455 (2008) 343-347, Tomonori Nomoto, Hiroshi Onishi. link 4
  • Dr. Kenjiro Kimura has joined us as a faculty member. Welcome! 4
  • Masaaki Yasuo, Kumiko Hiehata, and Mitsunori Kitta graduated from the laboratory. Congratulations! 3
  • Mitunori Kitta and Hiroshi Onishi visited Dr. Angelika Kühnle at Osnabrück University for collaboration. 2
  • Dr. Akira Sasahara has moved to Masahiko Tomitori 's group at Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. 1
  • Photoinduced Dynamics of TiO2 Doped with Cr and Sb, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112 (2008) 1167. link 1

2007

  • Output summary of the year 2007: One graduate student, 4 original papers, 5 review papers, 4 articles, 11 invited talks, 11 contributed talks, 12 posters, and 2 awards. 12
  • Dr. Thilo Glätzel (University of Basel, Department of Physics) visited us and gave a talk. 12
  • TOYOTA researchers visited us for collaboration. 12
  • Scanning Probe Microscope Study of Dye-sensitized TiO2(110), Paper Award, 17th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference (PVSEC17) 12
  • A Perspective Paper on PCCP, Fourth-order Coherent Raman Spectroscopy in a Time Domain: Applications to Buried Interfaces, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 9 (2007) 5515. full text and cover_illustration 10
  • Time-resolved Infrared Absorption Study of Nine TiO2 Photocatalysts, Chemical Physics 339 (2007) 133. full text 10
  • Keio University students visited us for collaboration. 8
  • TOYOTA researchers visited us for collaboration. 7
  • Scanning Probe Microscopy Study of Ba Overlayers on TiO2(110), Journal of Physical Chemistry C 111 (2007) 9221, Chi Lun Pang, Akira Sasahara, Hiroshi Onishi. full text 6
  • Suzumi Kataoka and Mitsunori Kitta joined the laboratory. Wellcome! 4
  • Masatoshi Ikeda graduated from the laboratory. Congratulations! 3
  • SPM Characterization of Catalysts, in Roadmap of Scanning Probe Microscopy, S. Morita Ed., Springer, (2006), pp 151-153. 2
  • Work Function Analysis of Pt/TiO2 Photocatalyst by Kelvin Probe Force Microscope, Nanotechnology 18 (2007) 084007 (6 pages). full text 1

2006

  • Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy Study of Ammonia Adsorbed on TiO2(110), Nanotechnology 18 (2006) 044003. full text 12
  • Prof. Cristiana Di Valentin?iUniversity of Milano-Bicocca?jvisits us and presents a talk entitled "Nature of impurity states in N-doped TiO2: theory and experiment" on November 13. 11
  • The manuscript below has been frequently downloaded and raised to be a Featured Article of the Month. 10
  • Tailored TiO2(110) Surfaces and Thier Reactivity, Nanotechnology 17 (2006) 5397. full text 10
  • Keita Fujio, a graduate student joined our laboratory. Welcome! 10
  • Local Work Function of Pt Clusters Vacuum-deposited on a TiO2 Surface, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 110 (2006) 17584. full text 9
  • Noncontact Atomic Force Microscopy Imaging of Water Dissociation Products on TiO2(110), Physical Review B 74 (2006) 073411. full text 9
  • Thanks for coming to NC-AFM2006 conference in Kobe. We have 229 participants from 17 countries! NC-AFM2007 will be held at Antalya in Turkey in September 16-20, 2007. 7
  • Probe Microscope Observation of Pt Atoms Deposited on TiO2(110)-(1?~1) Surface, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 110 (2006) 13453. full text 7
  • NC-AFM2006 conference is in the coming month. 6
  • Molecular Vibrations at a Liquid-Liquid Interface Observed by Fourth-Order Raman Spectroscopy, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 110 (2006) 9571. full text 5
  • Hiroshi Onishi has published one hundred original papers. His list of publication 4
  • Time-resolved Infrared Spectroscopy of K3Ta3B2O12 Photocatalysts for Water Splitting, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 110 (2006) 7883. full text 4
  • Two students, Naho Takeuchi and Motoji Maruyama, joined the laboratory. Welcome! 4
  • Toshitatsu Ikeda graduated from our laboratory and joined Mitsubishi Chemical Company. 3
  • AFM Observation of Immobilized Self-Oscillating Polymer, Journal of Physical Chemistry B (Letter) 110 (2006) 5170. full text 3
  • STM Observation of a Ruthenium Dye Adsorbed on a TiO2(110) Surface, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 110 (2006) 4751. full text 3
  • Direct Visualization of Defect Mediated Dissociation of Water on TiO2(110), Nature Materials 5 (2006). full text 3
  • Selectivity Changes During Organic Photooxidation on TiO2: Role of O2 Pressure and Organic Coverage, Journal of Catalysis 238 (2006) 153. full text 2
  • Transient IR Absorption Study of Charge Carriers Photogenerated in Sulfur-doped TiO2, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 177 (2006) 269. full text 2

2005

  • Photochemical Reaction of Trimethylacetates on Pt/TiO2(110), Langmuir 21 (2005) 11802. full text 12
  • AFM Topography of Nickel-Affected MoS2 Model Catalysts, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 44 (2005) 8116. full text 11
  • Dr. Chi Pang has moved to Geoff Thornton's group at University College of London. We appreciate his contribution to our microscope research as long as two years. 11
  • Time-resolved Infrared Absorption Study of Photochemical Reactions over Metal Oxides (review paper), Topics in Catalysis 35 (2005) 211. full text 10
  • Yasuko Imamura joined us as an asistant. Welcome! 9
  • 9th International Conference on Noncontact Atomic Force Microscopy (NC-AFM2006) will be held in Kobe.details
  • Adsorption of Fluorescein Isothiocyanate Isomer-I (FITC-I) Dye on TiO2(110) from an Acetone Solution, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 44 (2005) 5438. full text 8
  • Fourth-Order Raman Spectroscopy of Wide-Bandgap Materials, Journal of Physical Chemistry B (Letter) 109 (2005) 8557. full text 5
  • We have five fresh persons; Dr. Tomonori Nomoto, Kenji Matsubara, Masatoshi Ikeda, Kumiko Hiehata, and Masa-aki Yasuo.4
  • Four talks are presented in Spring meetings of Chemical Society and Applied Physics Society.4
  • Our paper 'Microscope Observation of MoS2 Nanoparticles Synthesized on Rutile TiO2 Single Crystals was awarded Paper of The Year 2004 (Gold Prize) from e-Journal of Surface Science and Nanotechnology.2
  • Low-frequency Vibrations of Molecular Submonolayers Detected by Time-domain Raman Spectroscopy, Journal of Molecular Structure 735-736 (2005) 169. full text 2
  • Topography of Anatase TiO2 Film Synthesized on LaAlO3(001), Nanotechnology 16 (2005) S18. full text2
  • Dr. Qiao Chen and Prof. Geoff Thornton have visited us for a Japan-UK collaborative research project.2
  • In 2004 we have put 14 original papers, 2 books, 4 review papers, 4 journal articles, 14 invited talks, and 19 contributed presentations. 1
  • Carrier Dynamics in TiO2 and Pt/TiO2 Powders Observed by Femtosecond Time-resolved Near-infrared Spectroscopy at Spectral Region of 0.9 to 1.5 ??m with Direct Absorption Method, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 108 (2004) 20233. full text1
  • Fifth-Order Raman Spectroscopy of Excited-State Molecules, Journal of Physical Chemistry A 108 (2004) 11165. full text1

2004

  • CO2 Sensing Properties of La-loaded SnO2 Thin Films Prepared by Sputtering, Chemistry Letters 33 (2004) 1080. full text
  • Dr. Satoru Fujiyoshi has moved to Tokyo Institute of Technology.
  • CO2 Sensing Properties of La-loaded SnO2 Thin Films Prepared by Sputtering, Chemistry Letters 33 (2004) 1080. full text
  • An Ordered Retinoate Monolayer Prepared on Rutile TiO2(110), Journal of Physical Chemistry B 108 (2004) 17166. full text
  • Dr. Akira Yamakata has won an award of Surface Science Society of Japan. His initiatives in the time-resolved IR spectroscopy of TiO2 photocatalysts were admired.
  • Multiplex Sum-frequency Spectroscopy with Electronic Resonance Enhancement, Chemistry Letters (Highlight Reveiw) 33 (2004) 1404. full text

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