Achievements FY2019 A02


Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, Japan (MEXT)
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas
Project Leader: Takashi Kato, Area Number: 6104, FY2019-FY2023
Aquatic Functional Materials:
Creation of New Materials Science for Environment-Friendly and Active Functions

Achievements FY2019 A02



Planned Research A02

A02-1 Principal Investigator, Yoshihisa Harada

A02-1 Co-Investigator, Hideki Seto

  1. *Hideki Seto and Takeshi Yamada, “Quasi-Elastic Neutron Scattering Studies of the Effect of Metal Cations on the Hydration Water between Phospholipid Bilayers”, Appl. Phys. Lett.116, 133701-1/5 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1063/1.5144012
    Published online: 30 Mar. 2020.
    Press Release by J-PARC.
  2. Satoshi Kajiyama, Hiroki Iwase, Masanari Nakayama, Rino Ichikawa, Daisuke Yamaguchi, *Hideki Seto, and *Takashi Kato, “Shear-Induced Liquid-Crystalline Phase Transition Behaviour of Colloidal Solutions of Hydroxyapatite Nanorod Composites”, Nanoscale, 12, 11468-11479 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1039/C9NR10996J
    Published online: 06 Mar. 2020.
    A01/A02/A03 Collaboration, Invited Paper, Back Cover.
    Highlighed in J-PARC Web.
  3. Takeshi Yamada and *Hideki Seto, “Quasi-Elastic Neutron Scattering Studies on Hydration Water in Phospholipid Membranes”, Front. Chem., 8, 8-1/5 (2020). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2020.00008
    Published online: 24 Jan. 2020.

A02-1 Co-Investigator, Yuka Ikemoto

  1. *Yuka Ikemoto and Heishun Zen, “HgCdTe Detector Saturation Using Infrared Free Electron Laser and Infrared Synchrotron Radiation”, Infrared Phys. Technol.106, 103268-1/4 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.infrared.2020.103268
    Published online: 03 Mar. 2020.

A02-1 Co-Investigator, Mafumi Hishida

  1. Hatsuho Usuda, Mafumi Hishida, Elizabeth G. Kelley, Yasuhisa Yamamura, *Michihiro Nagao, and *Kazuya Saito, “Interleaflet Coupling of n-Alkane Incorporated Bilayers”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.22, 5418-5426 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1039/C9CP06059F
    Published online: 21 Dec. 2019.
    International Joint Research Paper, 2020 HOT PCCP ArticlesFront Cover.

A02-2 Principal Investigator, Hitoshi Washizu

A02-2 Co-Investigator, Go Watanabe

A02-2 Co-Investigator, Yuji Higuchi


Takashi Kato Laboratory
Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan