2017/04/01

Group Leader / グループ長

Tohru Kawamoto Ph. D / 川本徹 (博士(理学))

[Curriculum Vitae]  PDF file

[Brief Biography]
05/1969 Born in Osaka, Japan
03/1997 Ph.D in Science, Osaka University, Japan. 
04/1997 Researcher, Electrotechnical Laboratory, Japan
04/2001 Researcher, AIST, Japan
10/2005 Senior Researcher, AIST, Japan
04/2010 Group Leader, AIST, Japan

[Specialty]
Core Material : Porous coordination polymer
Function : adsorption of small molecules and ions, electrochemical reaction
Application :  environmental decontamination, color switchable devices
Motto : Do all design from material to plant

[Important Papers]
  1. Historical pigment exhibiting ammonia capture beyond standard adsorbents with adsorption sites of two kindsAkira Takahashi, Hisashi Tanaka, Durga Parajuli, Tohru Nakamura, Kimitaka Minami, Yutaka Sugiyama, Yukiya Hakuta, Shin-ichi Ohkoshi, and Tohru Kawamoto,  Journal of the American Chemical Society2016, 138(20), pp6376-6379.  (05/05/2016) doi.org/10.1021/jacs.6b02721
  2. Application of Prussian blue nanoparticles for the radioactive Cs decontamination in Fukushima region, Durga Parajuli, Akiko Kitajima, Akira Takahashi, Hisashi Tanaka, Hiroshi Ogawa, Yukiya Hakuta, Kazunori Yoshino, Takayuki Funahashi, Masaki Yamaguchi, Mitsuo Osada, and Tohru Kawamoto, Journal of environmental radioactivity, 2016, 151(1), pp233-237. (10/30/2015)  DOI:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2015.10.014
  3.  Efficient synthesis of size-controlled open-framework nanoparticles fabricated with a micro-mixer: route to the improvement of Cs adsorption performance, Akira Takahashi, Nobutsugu Minami, Hisashi Tanaka, Kiwamu Sue, Kimitaka Minami, Durga Parajuli, Kyoung-Moo Lee, Shin-ichi Ohkoshi, Masato Kurihara, and  Tohru Kawamoto, Green Chemistry2015, 17, pp4228-4233. (06/04/2015) DOI:0.1039/C5GC00757G
  4. Accelerated coloration of electrochromic device with the counter electrode of nanoparticulate Prussian blue-type complexes,  Kyoung-Moo Lee, Hisashi Tanaka, Akira Takahashi, Kyung Ho Kim, Midori Kawamura, Yoshio Abe, and Tohru Kawamoto, Electrochimica Acta2015, 163(1), pp288-295. (02/16/2015) DOI:10.1016/j.electacta.2015.02.119
  5. Novel Mechanism of Photoinduced Reversible Phase Transitions in Molecule-Based Magnets, Tohru Kawamoto, Yoshihiro Asai, and Shuji Abe,  Physical Review Letters 2001; 86(2):348-51. DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.86.348 
[Contact]
Email: tohru.kawamoto@aist.go.jp
Phone: +18-29-861-5141