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"Developments of a method for analyzing the positional correlation of local structures in the images of scanning probe microscopy using image-processing method based on the template matching"
Sota Tsubokura, Shoya Kawano, Yumiko Imai, Tadashi Ueda, Kei-ichi Nakamoto, Haruo Noma, Hirohisa Hioki and Taketoshi Minato
Applied Physics Express, in press.

"Sub-tip-radius near-field interactions in nano-FTIR vibrational spectroscopy on single proteins"
Jun Nishida, Akihiro Otomo, Takanori Koitaya, Akitoshi Shiotari, Taketoshi Minato, Ryota Iino, Takashi Kumagai
Nano Letters, 24, 836–843 (2024).
Press Release
プレスリリース

"Wettability and Surface Tension of Imidazolium, Ammonium, and Phosphonium Bis(fluorosulfonyl)amide Ionic Liquids: Comparison Between Pentyl, Ethoxyethyl, and Ethylthioethyl Groups"
Masatoshi Ando, Maharoof Koyakkat, Tadashi Ueda, Taketoshi Minato, Hideaki Shirota
Langmuir, 39, 12090–12098 (2023)

"Enantioselectivity of Discretized Helical Supramolecule Consisting of Achiral Cobalt Phthalocyanines via Chiral-induced Spin Selectivity Effect"
Hiroki Aizawa, Takuro Sato, Saori Maki-Yonekura, Koji Yonekura, Kiyofumi Takaba, Tasuku Hamaguchi, Taketoshi Minato, and Hiroshi M. Yamamoto
Nature Communications, 14, 4530 (2023).  
Open Access
Press Release

"Highly Durable Spin Filter Switching Based on Self-Assembled Chiral Molecular Motor"
Ruttapol Malatong, Takuro Sato, Jakkapan Kumsampao, Taketoshi Minato, Masayuki Suda, Vinich Promarak, Hiroshi M. Yamamoto
Small, 2302714 (2023).
Open Access

“Interactions Among Solvent, Anion Acceptor, and Supporting Electrolyte Salt in Fluoride Shuttle Battery Electrolyte Based on Nuclear Magnetic Resonance”
Hiroaki Konishi, Reiji Takekawa, Taketoshi Minato, Zempachi Ogumi, Takeshi Abe
Energy Storage, 4, e403 (2022).

“Study of Behavior of Supporting Electrolyte Ion of Fluoride Shuttle Battery Using Anomalous X-ray Scattering”
Yasuhiro Takabayashi, Koji Kimura, Hiroaki Konishi, Taketoshi Minato, Reiji Takekawa, Tomotaka Nakatani, So Fujinami, Takeshi Abe, Kouichi Hayashi
Advanced Energy and Sustainability Research, 2200020 (2022).
Open Access

"Defluorination/fluorination mechanism of Bi0.8Ba0.2F2.8 as a fluoride shuttle battery positive electrode"
Keiji Shimoda, Taketoshi Minato, Hiroaki Konishi, Gentaro Kano, Tomotaka Nakatani, So Fujinami, Asuman Celik Kucuk, Shogo Kawaguchi, Zempachi Ogumi, Takeshi Abe
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 895, 115508 (2021).

"Lactone-Based Liquid Electrolytes for Fluoride Shuttle Batteries"
Mitsuo Kawasaki, Ken-Ichi Morigaki, Gentaro Kano, Hirofumi Nakamoto, Reiji Takekawa, Junichi Kawamura, Taketoshi Minato, Takeshi Abe and Zempachi Ogumi
Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 168, 010529 (2021).
Open Access

"Fluoride-Ion Shuttle Battery with High Volumetric Energy Density"
Hiroyuki Nakano, Toshiyuki Matsunaga, Takuya Mori, Koji Nakanishi, Yoshiyuki Morita, Kazuto Ide, Ken-ichi Okazaki, Yuki Orikasa, Taketoshi Minato, Kentaro Yamamoto, Zempachi Ogumi, Yoshiharu Uchimoto
Chemistry of Materials, 33, 459−466 (2021).

 “Molecular-Scale Solvation Structures of Ionic Liquids on a Heterogeneously Charged Surface”
Kenichi Umeda, Kei Kobayashi, Taketoshi Minato, Hirofumi Yamada
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 11, 8094-8099 (2020).

“Influence of LiBOB as an Electrolyte Additive on the Performance of BiF3/C for Fluoride Shuttle Batteries”
Asuman Celik Kucuk, Toshiro Yamanaka, Taketoshi Minato and Takeshi Abe
J. Electrochem. Soc., 167, 120508 (2020).

“Electrochemical performance of BiF3-BaF2 solid solution with orthorhombic, hexagonal, and cubic phases on a fluoride shuttle battery system”
Hiroaki Konishi, Taketoshi Minato, Takeshi Abe, Zempachi Ogumi
ChemistrySelect
, 5, 4943-4946 (2020).

“Atomic-Scale Three-Dimensional Local Solvation Structures of Ionic Liquids”
Kenichi Umeda, Kei Kobayashi, Taketoshi Minato, Hirofumi Yamada
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 11, 1343-1348 (2020).

“Reactivity of the electrolyte anion acceptor: An important factor in achieving high electrochemical performance of a lead (II) fluoride electrode in a fluoride shuttle battery”
Hiroaki Konishi, Taketoshi Minato, Takeshi Abe, Zempachi Ogumi 
J. Electroanal. Chem.
, 871, 114103 (2020).

“Influence of Electrolyte Composition on the Electrochemical Reaction Mechanism of Bismuth Fluoride Electrode in Fluoride Shuttle Battery”
Hiroaki Konishi, Taketoshi Minato, Takeshi Abe, Zempachi Ogumi
J. Phys. Chem. C, 16, 10246–10252 (2019).

Atomic-level viscosity distribution in hydration layer”
Kenichi Umeda, Kei Kobayashi, Taketoshi Minato, Hirofumi Yamada
Phys. Rev. Lett., 122, 116001 (2019).  
プレスリリース

“Charge and Discharge Reactions of a Lead Fluoride Electrode in a Liquid-Based Electrolyte for Fluoride Shuttle Batteries: The Role of Triphenylborane as an Anion Acceptor”
Hiroaki Konishi, Taketoshi Minato, Takeshi Abe, Zempachi Ogumi
ChemistrySelect, 4, 5984-5987 (2019).

“Effects of LiBOB on Salt Solubility and BiF3 Electrode Electrochemical Properties in Fluoride Shuttle Batteries”
Asuman Celik Kucuk, Taketoshi Minato, Toshiro Yamanaka, Takeshi Abe
J. Mater. Chem. A, 7, 8559-8567 (2019).

 “Improved electrochemical performances in a bismuth fluoride electrode prepared using a high energy ball mill with carbon for fluoride shuttle batteries”
Hiroaki Konishi, Asuman Celik Kucuk, Taketoshi Minato, Takeshi Abe, Zempachi Ogumi
J. Electroanal. Chem., 839, 173-176 (2019)

“Electrochemical performance of a lead fluoride electrode mixed with carbon in an electrolyte containing triphenylboroxine as an anion acceptor for fluoride shuttle batteries”
Hiroaki Konishi, Taketoshi Minato, Takeshi Abe, Zempachi Ogumi
Mater. Chem. Phys., 226, 1-5 (2019).

“Improvement of cycling performance in bismuth fluoride electrodes by controlling electrolyte composition in fluoride shuttle batteries”
Hiroaki Konishi, Taketoshi Minato, Takeshi Abe, Zempachi Ogumi
J. Appl. Electrochem., 48, 1205-1211 (2018).

“Triphenylboroxine and triphenylborane as anion acceptors for electrolyte in fluoride shuttle batteries”
Hiroaki Konishi, Taketoshi Minato, Takeshi Abe, Zempachi Ogumi
Chem. Lett., 47, 1346-1349 (2018).

“Site-Selective Analysis of Nickel Substituted Li-Rich Layered Material: Migration and Role of Transition Metal at Charging and Discharging”
Hideyuki Komatsu, Taketoshi Minato, Toshiyuki Matsunaga, Keiji Shimoda, Tomoya Kawaguchi, Katsutoshi Fukuda, Koji Nakanishi, Hajime Tanida, Shunsuke Kobayashi, Tsukasa Hirayama, Yuichi Ikuhara, Hajime Arai, Yoshio Ukyo, Yoshiharu Uchimoto, Eiichiro Matsubara, Zempachi Ogumi
J. Phys. Chem. C, 122, 20099–20107 (2018).

“Atomic-Scale 3D Local Hydration Structures Influenced by Water-Restricting Dimensions”
Kenichi Umeda, Kei Kobayashi, Taketoshi Minato, Hirofumi Yamada
Langmuir, 34, 9114–9121 (2018).

“Evolution and Migration of Lithium-Deficient Phases during Electrochemical Delithiation of Large Single Crystals of LiFePO4
Toshiro Yamanaka, Taketoshi Minato, Ken-ichi Okazaki, Takeshi Abe, Koji Nishio, Zempachi Ogumi
ACS Applied Energy Materials, 1, 1140–1145 (2018).

“Electrochemical properties of lead fluoride electrode in fluoride shuttle battery”
Hiroaki Konishi, Taketoshi Minato, Takeshi Abe, Zempachi Ogumi
J. Electroanal. Chem. 826, 60-64 (2018).

“Interface structure between tetraglyme and graphite” 
Taketoshi Minato, Yuki Araki, Kenichi Umeda, Toshiro Yamanaka, Ken-ichi Okazaki, Hiroshi Onishi, Takeshi Abe, Zempachi Ogumi
J. Chem. Phys. 147, 124701 (2017).
Scilight

 “Electrochemical performance of a bismuth fluoride electrode in a reserve-type fluoride shuttle battery”
Hiroaki Konishi, Taketoshi Minato, Takeshi Abe, and Zempachi Ogumi
J. Electrochem. Soc. 
164, A3702-A3708 (2017).

“Difference of rate performance between discharge and charge reactions for bismuth fluoride electrode in lithium-ion battery”
Hiroaki Konishi, Taketoshi Minato, Takeshi Abe, and Zempachi Ogumi
J. Electroanal. Chem.
806, 82-87 (2017).

“Electrochemical reaction mechanism for Bi1-xBaxF3-x (x = 0, 0.1, 0.2, and 0.4) electrodes in lithium-ion batteries”
Hiroaki Konishi, Taketoshi Minato, Takeshi Abe, and Zempachi Ogumi
ChemistrySelect, 2, 6399-6406 (2017).

“Cycling Fading Mechanism for a Bismuth Fluoride Electrode in a Lithium-Ion Battery”
Hiroaki Konishi, Taketoshi Minato, Takeshi Abe, and Zempachi Ogumi
ChemistrySelect, 2, 3504-3510 (2017).

“Unsupported nanoporous gold catalyst, AuNPore, for chemoselective hydrogenation reactions under low pressure: an effect of residual silver on the reaction”
Balaram S. Takale, Xiujuan Feng, Ye Lu, Ming Bao, Tienan Jin, Taketoshi Minato, and Yoshinori Yamamoto
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138, 10356–10364 (2016).

"Dynamic Behavior at the Interface between Lithium Cobalt Oxide and an Organic Electrolyte Monitored by Neutron Reflectivity Measurements"
Taketoshi Minato, Hiroyuki Kawaura, Masaaki Hirayama, Sou Taminato, Kota Suzuki, Norifumi L. Yamada, Hidetaka Sugaya, Kentaro Yamamoto, Koji Nakanishi, Yuki Orikasa, Hajime Tanida, Ryoji Kanno, Hajime Arai, Yoshiharu Uchimoto and Zempachi Ogumi
J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 20082–20088 (2016). 

“Dependence of structural defects in Li2MnO3 on synthesis temperature”
Toshiyuki Matsunaga, Hideyuki Komatsu, Keiji Shimoda, Taketoshi Minato, Masao Yonemura, Takashi Kamiyama, Shunsuke Kobayashi, Takeharu Kato, Tsukasa Hirayama, Yuichi Ikuhara, Hajime Arai, Yoshio Ukyo, Yoshiharu Uchimoto, Zempachi Ogumi
Chem. Mater., 28, 4143–4150 (2016). 

“Structural Understanding of Superior Battery Properties of Partially Ni-Doped Li2MnO3 as Cathode Material”
Toshiyuki Matsunaga, Hideyuki Komatsu, Keiji Shimoda, Taketoshi Minato, Masao Yonemura, Takashi Kamiyama, Shunsuke Kobayashi, Takeharu Kato, Tsukasa Hirayama, Yuichi Ikuhara, Hajime Arai, Yoshio Ukyo, Yoshiharu Uchimoto, Zempachi Ogumi,
J. Phys. Chem, Lett., 7, 2063-2067 (2016).

“Oxidation behaviour of lattice oxygen in Li-rich manganese-based layered oxide studied by hard X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy”
Keiji Shimoda, Taketoshi Minato, Koji Nakanishi, Hideyuki Komatsu, Toshiyuki Matsunaga, Hajime Tanida, Hajime Arai, Yoshio Ukyo, Yoshiharu Uchimoto, Zempachi Ogumi
J. Mater. Chem. A, 4, 5909–5916 (2016).
Open Access

“Lithium intercalation and structural changes at the LiCoO2 surface under high voltage battery operation”
Sou Taminato, Masaaki Hirayama, Kota Suzuki, Kazuhisa Tamura, Taketoshi Minato, Hajime Arai, Yohiharu Uchimoto, Zempachi Ogumi, and Ryoji Kanno
J. Power Sources, 307, 599-603 (2016). 

“Tunneling Desorption of Atomic Hydrogen on the Surface of Titanium Dioxide”
Taketoshi Minato, Seiji Kajita, Chi Lun Pang, Naoki Asao, Yoshinori Yamamoto, Takashi Nakayama, Maki Kawai, Yousoo Kim
ACS Nano, 7, 6837–6842 (2015).
Materials Today
マイナビニュース

“Effect of an Electrolyte Additive of Vinylene Carbonate on the Electronic Structure at the Surface of a Lithium Cobalt Oxide Electrode under Battery Operating Conditions”
Daiko Takamatsu, Yuki Orikasa, Shinichiro Mori, Takayuki Nakatsutsumi, Kentaro Yamamoto, Yukinori Koyama, Taketoshi Minato, Tatsumi Hirano, Hajime Tanida, Hajime Arai, Yoshiharu Uchimoto and Zempachi Ogumi
J. Phys. Chem. C, 119, 9791−9797 (2015).

“High energy density rechargeable magnesium battery using earth-abundant and non-toxic elements”
Yuki Orikasa, Titus Masese, Yukinori Koyama, Takuya Mori, Masashi Hattori, Kentaro Yamamoto, Tetsuya Okado, Zhen-Dong Huang, Taketoshi Minato, Cédric Tassel, Jungeun Kim, Yoji Kobayashi, Takeshi Abe, Hiroshi Kageyama, Yoshiharu Uchimoto
Sci. Rep., 4, 5622 1-6 (2014).
Open Access
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“Improved Cyclic Performance of Lithium-Ion Batteries: An Investigation of Cathode/Electrolyte Interface via in-situ Total-Reflection Fluorescence X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy”
Kentaro Yamamoto, Taketoshi Minato, Shinichiro Mori, Daiko Takamatsu, Yuki Orikasa, Hajime Tanida, Koji Nakanishi, Haruno Murayama, Titus Masese, Takuya Mori, Hajime Arai, Yukinori Koyama, Zempachi Ogumi, Yoshiharu Uchimoto
J. Phys. Chem. C, 118, 9538−9543 (2014).

“Crystal structural changes and charge compensation Mechanism during Two Lithium Extraction/insertion between Li2FeSiO4 and FeSiO4
Titus Masese, Yuki Orikasa, Cédric Tassel, Jung-eun Kim, Taketoshi Minato, Hajime Arai, Takuya Mori, Kentaro Yamamoto, Yoji Kobayashi, Hiroshi Kageyama, Zempachi Ogumi, and Yoshiharu Uchimoto
Chem. Mater., 26, 1380–1384 (2014). 

“The synergistic effect of nanoporous AuPd alloy catalysts on highly chemoselective 1,4-hydrosilylation of conjugated cyclic enones”
Qiang Chen, Shinya Tanaka, Takeshi Fujita, Luyang Chen, Taketoshi Minato, Yoshifumi Ishikawa, Mingwei Chen, Naoki Asao, Yoshinori Yamamoto and Tienan Jin
Chem. Comm., 50, 3344-3346 (2014).

“MgFePO4F as a feasible cathode material for magnesium batteries”
Zhen-Dong Huang, Titus Masese, Yuki Oriaksa, Takuya Mori, Taketoshi Minato, Cedric Tassel, Yoji Kobayashi, Hiroshi Kageyama, Yoshiharu Uchimoto
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2, 11578 – 11582 (2014).

“Local Structural Change in Li2FeSiO4 Polyanion Cathode material during Initial Cycling”
Titus Masese, Yuki Orikasa, Takuya Mori, Kentaro Yamamoto, Toshiaki Ina, Taketoshi Minato, Koji Nakanishi, Toshiaki Ohta, Cedric Tassel, Yoji Kobayashi, Hiroshi Kageyama, Hajime Arai, Zempachi Ogumi, and Yoshiharu Uchimoto
Solid State Ionics, 262, 110 – 114 (2014). 

“Stabilization of the Electronic Structure at the Cathode/Electrolyte Interface via MgO Ultra-thin Layer during Lithium-ions Insertion/Extraction”
Kentaro Yamamoto, Yuki Orikasa, Daiko Takamatsu, Yukinori Koyama, Shinichiro Mori, Titus Masese, Takuya Mori, Taketoshi Minato, Hajime Tanida, Tomoya Uruga, Zempachi Ogumi and Yoshiharu Uchimoto
Electrochemistry, 82, 891-896 (2014). 

“Origin of Surface Coating Effect for MgO on LiCoO2 to Improve the Interfacial Reaction between Electrode and Electrolyte”
Yuki Orikasa, Daiko Takamatsu, Kentaro Yamamoto, Yukinori Koyama, Shinichiro Mori, Titus Masese, Takuya Mori, Taketoshi Minato, Hajime Tanida, Tomoya Uruga, Zempachi Ogumi and Yoshiharu Uchimoto
Adv. Mater. Interf., 1400195 1-8 (2014).

“Impact of Lithium-Ion Ordering on Surface Electronic States of LixCoO2
K. Iwaya, T. Ogawa, T. Minato, K. Miyoshi, J. Takeuchi, A. Kuwabara, H. Moriwake, Y. Kim, and T. Hitosugi
Phys. Rev. Lett., 111, 126104 (2013).
日本経済新聞
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 “Photo-response on the desorption of an atomic hydrogen on titanium dioxide surface induced by a tip of scanning tunneling microscope”
Taketoshi Minato, Naoki Asao, Yoshinori Yamamoto, Maki Kawai, and Yousoo Kim
Chem. Lett., 42, 942-943 (2013).

“Selective Aerobic Oxidation of Methanol in the Coexistence of Amines by Nanoporous Gold Catalyst: Highly Efficient Synthesis of Formamides”
Shinya Tanaka, Taketoshi Minato, Eisuke Ito, Masahiko Hara, Yousoo Kim, Yoshinori Yamamoto, Naoki Asao
Chem. Eur. J., 19, 11832 – 11836 (2013).

“STM investigation of CO ordering on Pt(111): from an isolated molecule to high coverage superstructure”
Hyun Jin Yang, Taketoshi Minato, Maki Kawai, and Yousoo Kim
J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, 16429-16437 (2013). 

“Quantitating the Lattice Strain Dependence of Monolayer Pt Shell Activity toward Oxygen Reduction”
Xiaoming Wang, Yuki Orikasa, Yuki Takesue, Hideo Inoue, Masashi Nakamura, Taketoshi Minato, Nagahiro Hoshi, and Yoshiharu Uchimoto
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135, 5938−5941 (2013). 

“Substituent Effect on the Intermolecular Arrangements of One-Dimensional Molecular Assembly on the Si(100)-(2×1)-H Surface”
Md. Zakir. Hossain, R. S. Dasanayake-Aluthge, Taketoshi Minato, Hiroyuki S. Kato, and Maki Kawai
J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, 270−275 (2013). 

“Dispersive Electronic States of the π-Orbitals Stacking in Single Molecular Lines on the Si(001)-(2×1)-H Surface”
Shin-ichi Kamakura, Jaehoon Jung, Taketoshi Minato, Yousoo Kim, Md. Zakir Hossain,Hiroyuki S. Kato, Toshiaki Munakata, and Maki Kawai
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 4, 1199−1204 (2013). 

“Phase Transition Analysis between LiFePO4 and FePO4 by In-Situ Time-Resolved X-ray Absorption and X-ray Diffraction”
Yuki Orikasa, Takehiro Maeda, Yukinori Koyama, Taketoshi Minato, Haruno Murayama, Katsutoshi Fukuda, Hajime Tanida, Hajime Arai, Eiichiro Matsubara, Yoshiharu Uchimoto, and Zempachi Ogumi
J. Electrochem. Soc., 160, A3061-A3065 (2013).

“A novel cationic-ordering fluoro-polyanionic cathode LiV0.5Fe0.5PO4F and its single phase Li+ insertion/extraction behavior”
Zhen-Dong Huang, Yuki Orikasa, Titus Masese, Kentaro Yamamoto, Takuya Mori, Taketoshi Minato and Yoshiharu Uchimoto
RSC Adv., 3, 22935–22939 (2013). 

“Creation of single oxygen vacancy on titanium dioxide surface”
Taketoshi Minato, Maki Kawai and Yousoo Kim
J. Mater. Res., 27, 2237-2240 (2012). 

“Development of Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols Catalyzed by Nanoporous Gold”
Naoki Asao, Naoya Hatakeyama, Menggenbateer, Taketoshi Minato, Eisuke Ito, Masahiko Hara, Yousoo Kim, Yoshinori Yamamoto, Mingwei Chen, Wei Zhang and Akihisa Inoue
Chem. Comm., 48, 4540–4542 (2012).

“Nanoporous Gold Catalyst for Highly Selective Semihydrogenation of Alkynes: Remarkable Effect of Amine Additives”
Mei Yan, Tienan Jin, Yoshifumi Ishikawa, Taketoshi Minato, Takeshi Fujita, Lu-Yang Chen, Ming Bao, Naoki Asao, Ming-Wei Chen, and Yoshinori Yamamoto
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 17536−17542, (2012).

”Catalytic Properties of Nanoporous Copper Materials in Click Chemistry”
Tienan Jin, Mei Yan, Menggenbateer, Taketoshi Minato, Ming Bao, and Yoshinori Yamamoto
Adv. Syn. Catal. 353, 3095-3100 (2011).

“二酸化チタンの酸素欠損の電子状態と余剰電子の空間分布”
湊丈俊, 道祖尾恭之, 金有洙, 加藤浩之, 秋鹿研一, 川合眞紀, Jin Zhao, Hrvoje Petek, Tian Huang, Wei He, Bing Wang, Zhuo Wang, Yan Zhao, Jinlong Yang, Jianguo Hou
表面科学, 31, 474-479 (2010).
オープンアクセス

”High-resolution Molecular Images of Rubrene Single Crystals with Frequency Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy”
Taketoshi Minato, Hiroto Aoki, Hirokazu Fukidome, Thorsten Wagner, and Kingo Itaya
Appl. Phys. Lett., 95, 093302 (2009). 

”Electronic state observation of inner organic thin films beneath electrodes: fluorescence-yield X-ray absorption spectra of the pentacene derivative films”
H. S. Kato, R. Hirakawa, F. Yamauchi, T. Minato, M. Kawai, T. Hatsui, N. Kosugi
J. Elect. Spect. and Relat. Phen., 174, 93-99 (2009).

“The electronic structure of oxygen atom vacancy and hydroxyl impurity defects on titanium dioxide (110) surface”
Taketoshi Minato, Yasuyuki Sainoo, Yousoo Kim, Hiroyuki S. Kato, Ken-ichi Aika, Maki Kawai, Jin Zhao, Hrvoje Petek, Tian Huang, Wei He, Bing Wang, Zhuo Wang, Yan Zhao, Jinlong Yang, and J. G. Hou
J. Chem. Phys., 130, 124502 (2009). 

“First-principles calculations of hydrogen diffusion on rutile TiO2(110) surfaces”
Seiji Kajita, Taketoshi Minato, Hiroyuki S. Kato, Maki Kawai and Takashi Nakayama
J. Chem. Phys., 127, 104709 (2007).

"X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Combined with X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry. Improvement of Spectral Resolution at the Absorption Edges of 9 - 29 keV"
Yasuo Izumi, Hiroyasu Nagamori, Fumitaka Kiyotaki, Dilshad Masih, Taketoshi Minato, Eric Roisin, Jean-Pierre Candy, Hajime Tanida, and Tomoya Uruga
Anal. Chem., 77, 6969-6975 (2005). 

“Investigation of the electronic interaction between TiO2(110) surfaces and Au clusters by PES and STM”
Taketoshi Minato, Tomofumi Susaki, Susumu Shiraki, Hiroyuki S. Kato, Maki Kawai and Ken-ichi Aika
Surf. Sci., 566-568, 1012-1017 (2004). 

"Monitoring Trace Amounts of Lead and Arsenic Adsorption by X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Combined with Fluorescence Spectrometry"
Yasuo Izumi, Fumitaka Kiyotaki, Taketoshi Minato, Dilshad Masih and Yoshimi Seida
Physica Scripta, T115, 933-935 (2004). 

"Nitric Oxide Reduction by Carbon Monoxide over Supported Hexaruthenium Cluster Catalysts. 1. The Active Site Structure That Depends on Supporting Metal Oxide and Catalytic Reaction Conditions",
Taketoshi Minato, Yasuo Izumi, Ken-ichi Aika, Atsuhi Ishiguro, Takayuki Nakajima, and Yasuo Wakatsuki,
J. Phys. Chem. B, 107, 9022-9028 (2003). 

"Nanoparticles of Amorphous Ruthenium Sulfide Easily Obtainable from a TiO2-Supported Hexanuclear Cluster Complex [Ru6C(CO)16]2-: A Highly Active Catalyst for the Reduction of SO2 with H2"
Atsushi Ishiguro, Takayuki Nakajima, Tadahisa Iwata, Masahiro Fujita, Taketoshi Minato, Fumitaka Kiyotaki, Yasuo Izumi, Ken-ichi Aika, Masaya Uchida, Koji Kimoto, Yoshio Matsui, Yasuo Wakatsuki
Chem. Euro. J., 8, 3260-3268 (2002). 

"X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Combined with Fluorescence Spectrometry for Monitoring Trace Amounts of Lead Adsorption in the Environmental Conditions"
Yasuo Izumi, Fumitaka Kiyotaki, Taketoshi Minato, and Yoshimi Seida
Anal. Chem., 74, 3819-3823 (2002). 

"Site-selective XAFS spectroscopy tuned to surface active sites of copper catalysts"
Yasuo Izumi, Fumitaka Kiyotaki, Hiroyasu Nagamori, and Taketoshi Minato,
J. Elect. Spect. and Relat. Phen., 119, 193-199 (2001). 

"Site-selective XAFS Spectroscopy Tuned to Surface Active Sites of Cu/ZnO and Cr/SiO2 Catalysts"
Yasuo Izumi, Hiroyasu Nagamori, Fumitaka Kiyotaki, and Taketoshi Minato
J. Synch. Rad., 8, 605-607 (2001).