Research activity

(1) A list of achievements related to the shared use of this center

(2) Major research results (excerpts) related to the installation department of this center

  1. K. Sato et al. "A low-crystalline ruthenium nano-layer supported on praseodymium oxide as an active catalyst for ammonia synthesis", Chem. Sci., 8 (2017), 674-679.
  2. H. Akamine et al.,"Imaging of surface spin textures on bulk crystals by scanning electron microscopy", Scientific Reports, 6 (2016), article number 37265.
  3. K. Sato et al., "A synthetic pseudo-Rh: NOx reduction activity and electronic structure of Pd–Ru solid-solution alloy nanoparticles", Scientific Reports, 6 (2016), article number 28265.
  4. M. R. He et al., "Mechanisms of radiation-induced segregation in CrFeCoNi-based single-phase concentrated solid solution alloys", Acta Mater., 126 (2016), 182-193.
  5. M. Mukoyoshi, et al., "Hybrid materials of Ni NP@MOF prepared by a simple synthetic method", Chem. Commun., 51 (2015) 12463-12466.
  6. S. Hata, et al., "An experimental protocol development of three-dimensional transmission electron microscopy methods for ferrous alloys: towards quantitative microstructural characterization in three dimensions", ISIJ Int., 55 (2015) 623-631.
  7. K. Nogita, et al., "Evidence of the hydrogen release mechanism in bulk MgH2", Scientific Reports, 5, Article number: 8450, (2015).
  8. N. Sumimoto, et al., "In situ observation of structural transformation of gold nanorods under pulsed laser irradiation in an HVEM" , Microsc., 63, 4, 261-268, (2014).
  9. G. Li, et al., "Hydrogen storage in Pd nanocrystals covered with a metal–organic framework", Nature Mater., 13, 802-806, (2014).
  10. G. Li, et al., "Shape-Dependent Hydrogen-Storage Properties in Pd Nanocrystals: Which Does Hydrogen Prefer, Octahedron (111) or Cube (100)", J. American Chem. Soc., 136, 29, 10222-10225, (2014).
  11. Y. Murakami, et al., "Magnetization amplified by structural disorder within nanometer-scale interface region", Nature Commun., 5, 4133(1)-4133(8), (2014).

(3) Large projects involving this center

  • Ultra-Micro Analysis User Facility Center for Nanomaterials Development by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology(2012~)
  • 文部科学省 Atomic scale electromagnetic field analysis platform by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology(2016~)
  • Ultra Microscopic Research Base Project(2016~)
  • JST CREST「Elucidation of principle of catalytic function based on in situ observation analysis of atomic resolution and creation of innovative catalyst」(2017~)
  • JST CREST「Technological innovation of electron microscopy by AI and large-scale image processing」(2016~)
  • JST State-of-the-art measurement and analysis technology / equipment development program
    「Development of material development system real-time electron beam tomography system」(2013-2016)

(4) Collaboration with overseas research educational institutions (ongoing project)

  • Exchange with Queensland University in Australia:UQ-KU project
  • Interaction with the Malaysian Institute of Technology:Malaysia Japan International Institute of Technology(MJIIT) project

(5)Event organized

2018.2 Kyushu University Energy Week 2018
Research Center for Synchrotron Light Applications& the Ultramicroscopy Research enter <Joint Symposium> (PDF)
2018.3 Study meeting aiming at effective utilization and advancement and integration of nanotechnology industrialization basic technology 2018

(6) HVEM研究会


第220回 東北大学金属材料研究所 今野 豊彦 教授(PDF)


第219回 福井大学附属国際原子力工学研究所 福元 謙一 教授(PDF)
第218回 名古屋工業大学先進セラミックス研究センター 泉富士夫客員教授(PDF)
第217回 名古屋大学大学院理学研究科物質理学専攻 谷口 博基 准教授(PDF)
第216回 仏原子力庁サクレー研究所原子力エネルギー部門 Jean-Marc Costantini 博士(PDF)


第215回 Department of Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden Prof. Eva Olsson (PDF)
第214回 京都大学 化学研究所 先端ビームナノ科学センター 治田 充貴 助教 (PDF)
第213回 東京工業大学科学技術創成研究院フロンティア材料研究所 西山 宣正 特任准教授 (PDF)
第212回 Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna Prof. Thomas Waitz (PDF)
第211回 理化学研究所 新津 甲大 博士 (PDF)
第210回 英国Imperial College London Christopher Gourlay 博士 (PDF)
第209回 University of Washington, Seattle, USA Prof. Kannan M. Krishnan (PDF)
第208回 物質・材料研究機構 機能材料研究拠点 特命研究員 目 義雄 様 (PDF)
第207回 東京工業大学 物質理工学院 藤居 俊之 教授 (PDF)

(7) アウトリーチ活動

2017年10月 世界一行きたい科学広場(福岡)に参加