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Hiromichi Kataura
(Ph.D. 1987, University of Tsukuba)
Prime Senior Researcher

Nanosystem Research Institute (NRI)
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Central 4, Higashi 1-1-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8562, Japan
*Visiting professor of Tokyo Metropolitan University
*Visiting professor of Shanghai University


Phone 81-29-861-2551, FAX 81-29-861-2786

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------ Research fields --------
Structure sorting of semiconducting SWCNTs.
Metal/Semiconductor Separation of SWCNTs.
Optical properties of fullerene peapods.
Optical properties of single-walled carbon nanotubes.
Growth mechanisms of single-walled carbon nanotubes.

------ Research activities -------
Publications: Publication list, Papers cited more than 100 times
Presentations: List of Invited Talk
Undaily diary

------- Web release ---------
Press release 24/Dec/2004: Room temperature Ice-nanotube in SWCNT
Press release 03/Sep/2006: Stabilization of β-carotene by Encapsulation within Carbon Nanotubes
AIST Hotline 13/Sep/2006: Highly Conductive Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes
Press release 22/Jan/2007: Discovering the Principles of Molecule-Selective Nanovalves in Carbon Nanotubes
Press release 04/Mar/2009: New, Simple Method for Separation of Metallic and Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes
Press release 11/May/2011: Low-cost Chirality Separation of Single-wall Carbon Nanotubes (SWCNTs)
Press release 22/June/2011: Researchers clarify properties of 'confined' water within single-walled carbon nanotube pores

------- Kataura plot -------
Are you interested in Kataura plot (by Prof. Maruyama)?
"Kataura plot" is named by Prof. R. Saito.

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