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  • Self-Assembled Monolayer, Nano-Interface, Surface X-ray Scattering Using Synchrotron Light, Electrochemistry, Single Crystal Electrodes

Research Pursuits 【 display / non-display

  • It is very important to study the electrochemical reaction not only for the fundamental surface science but also for the applications related to nanotechnology. Surface X-ray scattering (SXS) technique using synchrotron radiation is one of the most promising methods to investigate the interfacial structure with ultra-high spatial resolutions in situ. In this year, we determined the static structure and discussed dynamics of surface structure change of Au(111) and Au(100) single crystal electrodes during oxidation/reduction reaction cycle measured in a sulfuric acid electrolyte solution using a specially designed electrochemical cell. In this year, in situ structural study on Au(111) and Au(100) single crystal electrodes was carried out. At both single crystal electrodes, bilayer of surface oxide formed and structure of the interface was determined in details.
    On the other hand, as an aim of Pt reducing at a cathode in the fuel cell, Pt monolayer was deposited on the Au single crystal surfaces and high catalytic activity for oxygen reduction reaction was achieved at these modified electrodes.

Educational Pursuits 【 display / non-display

  • Methods of Molecular Spectroscopy (B3): This subject is summation of Molecular Spectroscopy and Methods of Experimentals, which were opened from last year. As a first, the fundamental phenomenon about spectroscopy was lectured based on the quantum dynamics. After that, in order to understand the methods of instrumental measurements in the chemistry field, general fundamentals for instrumental measurements and operation of the signals from the sensor were discussed. This lecture was carried out in a seminar style.
    Electrochemistry (B4): Electrochemical methods were completely explained and electrochemical experiments were carried out for the bachelor thesis.
    Seminar in Interfacial Chemistry (M1, M2): This lecture was carried out in a seminar style. Today’s topics for interfacial chemistry were discussed.

Academic 【 display / non-display

  • Tokyo Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering, Division of Electronic Chemistry, Graduate School(Master's Course), 1989/03, Completed, JAPAN

  • Tokyo Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering, Division of Electronic Chemistry, Graduate School(Doctor's Course), 1991/06, Unfinished, JAPAN

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  • Bachelor of Engineering, 1987/03

  • Master of Engineering, 1989/03

  • Doctor of Engineering, 1991/06

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Research Organization, the Core Section The Natural/Applied Sciences Division, Professor

  • Faculty of Core Research Natural Science Division, Professor

  • Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Education Organization, Doctral Program Advanced Sciences, Professor

  • Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Education Organization, Doctral Program Advanced Sciences, Professor

  • Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Education Organization, Master's Program Advanced Sciences, Professor

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External Career 【 display / non-display

  • Hokkaido University Faculty of Science, Research Associate, 1992.10 - 1995.03

  • Hokkaido University Graduate School of Science, Research Associate, 1995.04 - 2002.05

  • Pennsylvania State University Department of Chemistry, visiting researcher, 1995.10 - 1995.12

  • Oxford University Institute for Inorganic Chemistry, Visiting researcher, 1999.08 - 2000.03

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • X-ray and Neutron Techniques for Nanomaterials Characterization

    In Situ SXS and XAFS Measurements of Electrochemical Interface, Springer, 2016.11, T. Kondo, T. Masuda, K. Uosaki, S. S. R. Kumar, Research Book, 368-449

  • XAFS Techniques for Catalysis, Nanomaterials, and Surfaces

    Solid-Liquid Interfaces, Springer, 2016.11, T. Masuda, T. Kondo, K. Uosaki, Y. Iwasawa, K. Asakura, M. Tada, Research Book, 505-524

  • Organized Organic Ultrathin Films - Fundamentals and Applications

    Self-Assembled Monolayer (SAM), Wiley-VCH, 2012.12, Toshihiro Kondo, Ryo Yamada, and Kohei Uosaki, Katsuhiko Ariga, Research Book, 7-42

  • Bottom-up Nanofabrication: Supramolecules, Self-Assemblies, and Organized Films

    Photoactive Self-Assembled Monolayers (SAMs), American Scientific Publishers, 2009.12, Toshihiro Kondo and Kohei Uosaki, Katsuhiko Ariga, Book, 409-425

  • Nanoimaging

    第4編 先端イメージング技術の開発研究, NTS, 2008.06, Toshihiro Kondo and Kohei Uosaki, Akiyoshi Wada, Book, 265-277

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Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Atomically Flat Pt Skin and Striking Enrichment of Co in Underlying Alloy at Pt3Co(111) Single Crystal with Unprecedented Activity for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction

    ACS Omega, vol.3(1)(p.154 - 158), 2018.01, KOBAYASHI Shun, AOKI Makoto, WAKISAKA Mitsuru, KAWAMOTO Teppei, SHIRASAKA Ryo, SUDA Kohei, TRYK Donald, INUKAI Junji, KONDO Toshihiro, UCHIDA Hiroyuki, Original, Research paper (scientific journal), Capital Author

  • Anion-Dependent Potential Precycling Effects on Lithium Deposition/Dissolution Reaction Studied by an Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance

    J. Phys. Chem. Lett., vol.8(20)(p.5203 - 5208), 2017.10, SMARAN Kumar Sai, SHIBATA Sae, OMACHI Asami, OHAMA Ayano, TOMIZAWA Eika, KONDO Toshihiro, Original, Research paper (scientific journal), Capital Author

  • Electrocatalytic Activity for Oxygen Reduction Reaction of Electrochemically Prepared Ni Core – Pt Shell Nanoparticles

    ECS Transactions, vol.75(52)(p.43 - 47), 2017.01, M. Ueda, T. Kondo, Original, Research paper (scientific journal), Capital Author

  • Structural Study of Electrochemically Lithiated Si

    ECS Transactions, vol.75(52)(p.67 - 72), 2017.01, A. Omachi, N. Aoki, K. Uosaki, T. Kondo, Original, Research paper (scientific journal), Capital Author

  • Layer-by-Layer Construction of Three-dimensional MOF [Cu2(bdc)2dabco]n on Au Surface

    ECS Transactions, vol.75(52)(p.49 - 53), 2017.01, M. Hase, W.-J. Chun, T. Kondo, Original, Research paper (scientific journal), Capital Author

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Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • Study of Lithium Anode Reaction by EQCM

    A. Ohama, K. S. Smaran, A. Niida, T. Kondo, Domestic, 2018.03, 98th CSJ Annual Meeting, Funabashi Campus in Nihon University, Chemical Society of Japan, Not Invited, Coauthor

  • Platinum Galvanic Replacement on Nickel Surface

    R. Yoshioka, S. Sakai, T. Kondo, Domestic, 2018.03, 98th CSJ Annual Meeting, Funabashi Campus in Nihon University, Chemical Society of Japan, Not Invited, Coauthor

  • Construction of 3D MOF Including Porphyrin

    E. Tomizawa, Y. Kondo, H. Terasaki, T. Kondo, Domestic, 2018.03, 98th CSJ Annual Meeting, Funabashi Campus of Nihon University, Chemical Society of Japan, Not Invited, Coauthor

  • In situ Observation of Lithium Deposition/Dissolution by EQCM

    T. Kondo, K. S. Smaran, A. Ohama, A. Niida, Domestic, 2018.03, 85th ECSJ Annual Meeting, Tokyo University of Science, Electrochemical Society of Japan, Not Invited, Main Speaker

  • Study of Lithium Deposition/Dissolution Reaction by EQCM

    T. Kondo, K. S. Smaran, A. Omachi, A. Ohama, E. Tomizawa, Domestic, 2017.11, 58th Battery Symposium in Japan, Fukuoka, Electrochemical Society of Japan, Not Invited, Main Speaker

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