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Research Highlight 2013

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Dye Absorption Structure of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Elucidated on Molecular Level
-Success in Dye Absorption Structure Control-
 (Dr. Masatoshi Yanagida, Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Photovoltaics Group)

World’s First Success in In Situ Tracking of Electrochemical Reactions at Solid/Liquid Interfaces by Photoelectron Spectroscopy
-Expectation for Contribution to High-Performance Materials Design for Fuel Cells and Rechargeable Batteries-
 (Prof. Kohei Uosaki, Dr. Takuya Masuda, Nanostructured Electrocatalyst Group)

Success in Observation of Swelling of Single-Particle of Silicon Electrode for Lithium Ion Batteries during Charging Reaction
-Reconsideration of Electrode Design of New Negative Electrode Material for Lithium Ion Batteries-
 (Prof. Kiyoshi Kanamura, Dr. Kei Nishikawa, Interface-Controlled Battery Materials Group)


1. Image Processing for Phase Imperfections in Electron Holography W. Li, J.-H Zhang and T. Tanji Microscopy

2. Grain Boundary Induced Conductivity in Li2O2 耿文通,B. L. He,大野隆央 J. of Physical Chemistry C

3. "Quasi-Three-Dimensional Diffusion of Li ions in Li3FePO4CO3: First-Principles Calculations for Cathode Materials of Li-Ion Batteries" Diem My Duong, Van An Dinh, and Takahisa Ohno Applied Physics Express 6 (2013) 115801

4. Two Dimensional Li Diffusion in Ion-conductive Lithium Lanthanium Titanates 田中喜典,大野隆央 ECS ElectroChemistry Letters

5. Visible light photoreactivity from hybridization States between carbon nitride bandgap States and valence States in Nb and Ti oxides Hosik Lee, Takahisa Ohno Chemical Physics 415 156-160(2013)

6. Carbon Coating of LiFePO4 Can Be StrengThened by Sc and Ti 耿文通,大野隆央 J. of Physical Chemistry C

7. Direct acquisition of interferogram by stage scanning in electron interferometry, Lei, D; Mitsuishi, K ; Harada, K ; Shimojo, M ; Ju, DY ; Takeguchi, M, MICROSCOPY,62,6,563-570, 2013

8. “Chemical-state imaging of Li using scanning Auger electron microscopy” Nobuyuki Ishida, and Daisuke Fujita "Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena 186, p.39-p.43
DOI: 10.1016/j.elspec.2013.03.001"

9. “Contrast in Atomically Resolved EF-SCEM Imaging” Peng Wang, Adrian J. D’Alfonso, Ayako Hashimoto, Masaki Takeguchi, Andrew J. Morgan, Kazutaka Mitsuishi, Angus I. Kirkland, Leslie J. Allen and Masayuki Shimojo Ultramicroscopy, Vol.134 (2013) pp.185-192.

10. “Abrasion Resistance of Silica-based Coatings Prepared by Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition for Protection of Polymeric Surfaces” Mayui Noborisaka, Takanori Mori, Horikoshi Ryouhei, Akira Shirakura, Ayako Hashimoto, and Tetsuya Suzuki Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, Vol.31 (2013) pp.061508-1-061508-5

11. "Humidity Dependent Structure of Water at the Interfaces Between Perfluorosulfonated Ionomer Thin film and Pt and HOPG Studied by Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy" Hidenori Noguchi, Kento Taneda, Hideo Naohara, Kohei Uosaki Electrochem. Commun. 27, 5-8 (2013)

12. Electronic Structures of oxygen deficient Ta2O5 Yong Yang, Ho-Hyun Nahm, Osamu Sugino, and Takahisa Ohno AIP Advances 3, 042101

13. “Ab Initio Calculations for Decomposition Mechanism of CH3O(CH2CH2O)NCH3 (N = 1−4) by the Attack of O2− Anion” Y. Okamoto, and Y. Kubo J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, 15940

14. In-situ Observation of One Silicon Particle during the First Charging K. Nishikawa, H.Munakata, K. Kanamura J. Power Sources 243 (2013) 630-634 DOI:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2013.06.052

15. “Silicon nitride thin film electrode for lithium-ion batteries” N. Suzuki, R.B. Cervera, T. Ohnishi, and K. Takada J. Power Sources 213 (2013) 186 2013

16. “Oriented film growth of Ba1-xSrxTiO3 dielectrics on glass substrates using 2D nanosheet seed layer” C. Jung, T. Ohnishi, M. Osada, K. Takada, and T. Sasaki ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 5 (2013) 4592

17. “Surface optimization of optical antennas for plasmonic enhancement of photoelectrochemical reactions” K. Ikeda, S. Sato, K. Takahashi, T. Masuda, K. Murakoshi, Kohei Uosaki Electrochimica Acta

18. “Structure of electron collection electrode in dye-sensitized nanocrystalline TiO2” M. Yanagida, Y. Numata, K. Yoshimatsu, M. Ochiai, H. Naito and L. Han, Electrochim. Acta 87 (2013) 309-316.

19. “X-ray Characterization of Dye Adsorption in Coadsorbed Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells” M. Honda, M. Yanagida, L. Han, K. Miyano, J. Phys. Chem. C 117 (2013) 17033-17038.

20. “Effect of co-adsorption dye on the electrode interface (Ru complex/TiO2) of dye-sensitized solar cells” M. Honda, M. Yanagida, L. Han, AIP ADVANCES 3 (2013) 072113.

21. “Enhancement of SERS background through charge transfer resonances on single crystal gold surfaces of various orientations” *K. Ikeda, S. Suzuki, K. Uosaki J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 17387-17392 (2013)

22. “Potential-Dependent Adsorption/Desorption Behavior of Perfluorosulfonated Ionomer on a Gold Electrode Surface Studied by Cyclic Voltammetry, Electrochemical Quartz Microbalance, and Electrochemical Atomic Force Microscopy” T. Masuda, K. Ikeda, and K. Uosaki Langmuir, 29, 2429-2426 (2013)

23. “Structure of Pt(111)/Ionomer Membrane Interface and Its Bias-Induced Change in Membrane Electrode Assembly” T. Masuda, H. Fukumitsu, T. Kondo, H. Naohara, K. Tamura, O. Sakata, and K. Uosaki J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, (23), 12168-12171 (2013)

24. “Origin of the Enhancement of Electrocatalytic Activity and Durability of PtRu Alloy Prepared from a Hetero Bi-Nuclear Pt-Ru Complex for Methanol Oxidation Reactions” Y. Okawa, T. Masuda, H. Uehara, D. Matsumura, K. Tamura, Y. Nishihata, and K. Uosaki RSC Advances, 3, 15094-15101 (2013)

25. “Layered Perovskite Oxide: A Reversible Air Electrode for Oxygen Evolution/Reduction in Rechargeable Metal-Air Batteries” T. Takeguchi, T. Yamanaka, H. Takahashi, H. Watanabe, T. Kuroki, H. Nakanishi, Y. Orikasa, Y. Uchimoto, H. Takano, N. Ohguri, M. Matsuda, T. Murota, K. Uosaki, and W. Ueda, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135, (30), 11125-11130 (2013)

26. “Potential-Dependent Adsorption and Desorption of Perfluorosulfonated Ionomer on a Platinum Electrode Surface Probed by Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance and Atomic Force Microscopy” T. Masuda, F. Sonsudin, P. R. Singh, H. Naohara, and K. Uosaki J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, (30), 15704-15709 (2013)

27. “Direct Proof of Potential Dependent Oxygen Adsorption on a Gold Electrode Surface by Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance” S. Tong, H. Noguchi, T. Masuda, and K. Uosaki Electrochem. Commun., 34, 33-36 (2013)

28. “in situ X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy for Electrochemical Reactions in Ordinary Solvents” T. Masuda, H. Yoshikawa, H. Noguchi, T. Kawasaki, M. Kobata, K. Kobayashi, and K. Uosaki Appl. Phys. Lett., 103, (11), 111605 (2013)

29. “In Situ Observation of Carrier Transfer in the Mn-oxide/Nb:SrTiO Photoelectrode by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy” M. Yoshida, T. Yomogida, T. Mineo, K. Nitta, K. Kazuo, T. Masuda, H. Nitani, H. Abe, S. Takakusagi, T. Uruga, K. Asakura, K. Uosaki, and H. Kondoh Chem. Commun., 49, 7848-7850 (2013)

30. “Significant Contribution of Three-phase Boundary for the Oxygen Reduction Current in DMSO Solution at a Gold Disk Electrode in Hanging Meniscus Configuration” X. Jie, and K. Uosaki J. Electroanal. Chem., 707, 151-155 (2013)

31. “Electrochemical and In Situ FTIR Studies of Ethanol Adsorption and Oxidation on Gold Single Crystal Electrodes in Alkaline Media” S. Beyhan, K. Uosaki, J. M. Feliu, and E. Herrero J. Electroanal. Chem., 707, 89-94 (2013)

32. “Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance Study on the Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Li+ Containing DMSO Solution” X. Jie, and K. Uosaki J. Electroanal. Chem., 716, 49-52 (2013)

33. ‘Microanalysis of grain boundary’s blocking effect in lanthanum silicate electrolyte for intermediate-temperature solid oxide fuel cells’ P.F.Yan, A. Mineshige, T.Mori, Y.Y.Wu, G.Auchterlonie, J.Zou, and J.Drennan ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Vol.5(11), pp.5307-5313(2013)

34. ‘Fabrication of a nano-structured Pt-loaded cerium oxide nanowire and its anode performance in the methanol electro-oxidation reaction’ S.Chauhan, G. J. Richards, T. Mori, P.F.Yan, J. P. Hill, K. Ariga, J. Zou and J. Drennan Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Vol.1(20), pp.6262-6270(2013)

35. ‘A selective sensing performance of mesoporous carbon nitride with highly ordered porous structure prepared from 3-amino-1, 2, 4-triazine’ G.P.Mane, S.S.Dhawale, C,Anand, K.Ariga,Q. Ji, M.A.Wahab, T.Mori, and A.Vinu Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Vol.1(8), pp.2913-2920(2013)

36. ‘Microstructural and chemical characterization of ordered structure in yttrium doped ceria’ P.F.Yan, T.Mori, Y.Y.Wu, Z.M.Li, G.Auchterlonie, J.Zou, and J.Drennan J Micrscopy and Microanalysis, Vol.19(1), pp.102-110(2013)

37. ‘Defects clustering and ordering in di- and trivalently doped ceria’ Z.P. Li, T.Mori, J.Zou, and J.Drennan Materials Research Bulletin, Vol.48(2), pp.807-812(2013)

38. ‘Microstructure evolution of yttria-doped ceria in reducing atmosphere’ Z.P.Li, T.Mori, G.Auchterlonie, J.Zou, and J.Drennan Renewable Energy – an international journal-, Vol.50, pp.494-497 (2013)