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Nagoya Institute of Technology
Gokiso, Showa, Nagoya
466-8555, JAPAN

Origial papers Awards

<Original papers selected for the journal cover>
Nanoscale, 12, 22988-22994 (2020).
"In situ surface-enhanced electronic and vibrational Raman scattering spectroscopy at metal/molecule interfaces"

DOI: 10.1039/D0NR06150F
DOI: 10.1039/D0NR90273J (Cover)
Chemical Science, 11, 9807-9817 (2020).
"Electronic and Vibrational Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering: from Atomically Defined Au(111) and (100) to Roughened Au"

DOI: 10.1039/D0SC02976A
DOI: 10.1039/D0SC90207A (Cover)
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 124, 18173-18180 (2020).
"Atomistic Control of Metal-Molecule Junctions for Efficient Photo-Induced Uphill Charge Transfer"

DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c06529
Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120, 2159-2165 (2016).
"Kinetic Behavior of Catalytic Active Sites Connected with a Conducting Surface Through Various Electronic Coupling"

DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b09364
Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 118, 21550-21557 (2014).
"Nanoscale Optical and Mechanical Manipulation of Molecular Alignment in Metal-Molecule-Metal Structures"

DOI: 10.1021/jp5036426
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136, 10299-10307 (2014)
"Effects of atomic geometry and electronic structure of platinum surfaces on molecular adsorbates studied by Gap-mode SERS"

DOI: 10.1021/ja502008t

Highlighted in Spotlights, 136, 10173 (2014)
DOI: 10.1021/ja507050z
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 135, 1009-1014 (2013)
"Single Molecule Dynamics at a Mechanically Controllable Break Junction in Solution at Room Temperature"

DOI: 10.1021/ja307821u

Highlighted in Spotlights, 135, 949–950 (2013)
DOI: 10.1021/ja400349a
Chemistry – A European Journal, 18, 1564-1570 (2012)
"Optical antenna for photo-functional molecular system"


Invited Concept article
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 50, 1280-1284 (2011)
"Plasmonic Enhancement of Photoinduced Uphill Electron Transfer in a Molecular Monolayer System"

DOI: 10.1002/anie.201005271
Nano Letters 9(4), 1378-1381 (2009)
"Coherent Phonon Dynamics in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Studied by Time-Frequency Two-Dimensional Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering Spectroscopy"

DOI: 10.1021/nl803027c

Selected for highlighting in Nature Asia Materials as the best research published in the field of materials science by researchers in the Asia-Pacific region.
DOI: 10.1038/asiamat.2009.227

<Press release>
"Efficient photo-energy conversion on organic monolayers using nano-gap plasmonic antennae" 2010.11.22 (in japanese, NIKKAN KOGYO SHIMBUN 11.23)

Kenta Motobayashi, NITech Young Research Innovetor Award 2018.3.29

Motoharu Inagaki, NITech Vice President Award for Graduate Studends 2017, 2018.2.21

Kenta Motobayashi, "Potential-Induced Restructuring Dynamics of Ionic Liquids on a Gold Electrode: Cation dependence Studied by ATR-SEIRAS" 8th International Symposium on Surface science, 2017.10.25 <Best Poster Award> 

Motoharu Inagaki, 2nd FRIMS symposium, 2017.5.11 <Poster award>

Yuhei Shibamura, 1st FRIMS symposium, 2016.12.8 <Poster award>

Shino Sato 8th Annual meeting of Japan Society for Molecular Science, 2014.9.21-9.24 <Best presentation award>

Shino Sato  The 94th CSJ annual meeting 2014.3.27-30 <Best presentation award>

Yuma Takeuchi CSJ Hokkaido Division Winter meeting 2014 <Best presentation award>

Shino Sato 29th  Lilac seminor <Best poster award>

Katsuyoshi Ikeda "Plasmonic spectroscopy and photochemistry at metal-molecule interfaces"  2013 Hokkaido University President's Award for Outstanding Research

Sari Uchiyaam CSJ Hokkaido Division Winter meeting 2013 <Best poster award>

Shino Sato "Oxygen reduction reaction on Co-porphyrin modified electrodes" Frontier Chemistry Center (FCC) International Symposium; The 8th Hokkaido University – Nanjing University Joint Symposium; The 15th Hokkaido University – Seoul National University Joint Symposium; 2012 HU – NU – SNU – NIMS/MANA Joint Symposium (Sapporo, 2012.12.7) <Best Poster Award>

Katsuyoshi Ikeda "Plasmonic spectroscopy and photochemistry at atomically defined metal surfaces" The Asian and Oceanian Photochemistry Association, 2012.1.11 <APA prize for young scientists 2011>

Katsuyoshi Ikeda The GREEN prize 2011, 2012.6.26 <PD award>

Katsuyoshi Ikeda  2010.9.15 Young Scientist award, Japan Society for Molecular Science

Jun Sato Hokkaido Branch of the Electrochemical Society of Japan 2010.7.3 <Best poster award>

Jun Sato CSJ Hokkaido Division Winter meeting 2009 <Best presentation award> 

Shuto Suzuki CSJ Hokkaido Division Winter meeting 2009 <Best poster award>

Norihiro Fujimoto 27th Solid & surface photochemistry meeting <Best poster award>