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Notice of laboratory relocation

Our laboratory is going to move to the new building sequentially from November 2nd.
Professor Fukuma's office will be relocated on November 2, and other rooms and experimental laboratories will be relocated on November 4.
When you visit us, please refer to the access map and check the location of your destination.

NEWS & TOPICS

                                 
  • Apr., 2021 M. Penedo et al., "Cell penetration efficiency analysis of different atomic force microscopy nanoneedles into living cells" has been published in Scientific Reports.   
  • Mar., 2021 A. Yurtsever et al., "Structural and mechanical characteristics of exosomes from osteosarcoma cells explored by 3D-atomic force microscopy" has been published in Nanoscale.  
  • Mar., 2021 K. Sato et al., "Electrochemical Quantitative Evaluation of the Surface Charge of a Poly(1-vinylimidazole) Multilayer Film and Application to Nanopore pH Sensor" has been published in Electroanalysis.
  • 22 Jan., 2021 T. Ikarashi et al., "Inhibition of Silica Nanoparticle Adhesion to Poly(vinyl alcohol) Surfaces by Ammonia-Mediated Hydration: Implications for Effective Post-Chemical–Mechanical Planarization Cleaning ", has been published in ACS Appl. Nano Mater.
  • 10-11 Dec., 2020 K. Miyata, R. Kojima:Talk, T. Ikarashi, D. Mizushima, S. Yamamoto, R. Sakakibara Poster Presentation in The 28th International Colloquium on Scanning Probe Microscopy (ICSPM28)(Online, hosted by Tsukuba University, Japan)
  • Nov., 2020, K. Shingyou et al., " Geometrical Characterization of Glass Nanopipettes with Sub-10 nm Pore Diameter by Transmission Electron Microscopy " has been published in Anal. Chem.
  • 9-10 Nov., 2020, T. Fukuma inveited talk in The Virtual Symposium on Scanning Probe Microscopy: Current Status and Future Trends (Online, hosted by Peking University, China & Ewha Womans University, Korea).  
  • 3-4 Nov., 2020, T. Fukuma inveited talk in Virtual RMS AFM & SPM Meeting (Online, hosted by The University of Sheffield, UK).
  • 27-30 Oct., 2020, K. Miyazawa, K. Hirata Poster Presentation in 8th Multifrequency AFM Conference(Online, hosted by CSIC) .
  • Oct., 2020, M. Penedo et al., "Photothermal excitation efficiency enhancement of cantilevers by electron beam deposition of amorphous carbon thin films"has been published in Scientific Reports.
  • Oct., 27-30, 2020, T. Fukuma inveited talk in The 8th Multifrequency Conference (Online, hosted by The Institute of Materials Science in Madrid, Spain).  
  • 1 Oct., 2020, Yasufumi Takahashi has been promoted from associate professor to professor.     
  • Sep., 2020, C. Zhong et al., "Domain observation in the visible-light photocatalyst Bi4NbO8Br with the layered perovskite structure" has been published in Applied Physics Express.     
  • Aug., 2020, T. Fukuma, "Subnanometer-scale imaging of nanobio-interfaces by frequency modulation atomic force microscopy" has been published in Biochem Soc Trans.
  • Aug., 2020, T. Fukuma, "Improvements in fundamental performance of in-liquid frequency modulation atomic force microscopy" has been published in Microscopy.     
  • Jul., 2020 Y. Takahashi et al., "Nanoscale kinetic imaging of lithium ion secondary battery materials using scanning electrochemical cell microscopy" has been published in Chem. Commun.
  • Jul., 2020 L. Yang et al., "Photo-sensitive 2D Arrangement of −OH/H2O on Brookite TiO2(210)" has been published in J. Phys. Chem. C.
  • Jun., 2020 K. Miyazawa et al., "Tip dependence of three-dimensional scanning force microscopy images of calcite–water interfaces investigated by simulation and experiments" has been published in Nanoscale.
  • Jun., 2020 K. Hirata et al., "Wideband Magnetic Excitation System for Atomic Force Microscopy Cantilevers with Megahertz-Order Resonance Frequency" has been published in Scientific Reports.
  • May 2020 K. Ono et al., "Direct Measurement of Adhesion Force of Individual Aerosol Particles by Atomic Force Microscopy" has been published in Atmosphere.
  • 16 Apr., 2020 New members have joined our group.
  • Mar., 2020 H. Asakawa et al., "Chiral Monolayers with Achiral Tetrapod Molecules on Highly Oriented Pyrolytic Graphite" has been published in J. Phys. Chem. C.
  • Feb., 2020 Y. Takahashi et al., "High-Resolution Electrochemical Mapping of the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction on Transition-Metal Dichalcogenide Nanosheets" has been published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
  • Feb., 2020 W. Foster et al., "Self-assembly of small molecules at hydrophobic interfaces using group effect" has been published in Nanoscale.
  • Jan., 2020 Y. Takahashi et al., "High-Speed SICM for the Visualization of Nanoscale Dynamic Structural Changes in Hippocampal Neurons" has been published in Anal. Chem.
  • Jan., 2020 T. Sumikama et al., "Computed Atomic Force Microscopy Images of Chromosomes by Calculating Forces with Oscillating Probes" has been published in J. Phys. Chem. C.
  • 5-7 Dec., 2019 K. Miyata, T. Ikarashi, S. Yamamoto Poster Presentation in The 27th International Colloquium on Scanning Probe Microscopy (ICSPM27)(Shuzenji, Japan)
  • 28-31 Oct., 2019 K. Miyazawa talk in 32nd International Microprocesses and Nanotechnology Conference(MNC2019)(Hiroshima, Japan)     
  • 11-14 Aug., 2019 T. Fukuma inveited talk in The 23rd International Symposium on Chemical-Mechanical Planarization(Lake Placid, USA)
  • 08 Aug., 2019 T. Fukuma talk in The 3rd NanoLSI International Symposium (Vancouver, Canada)
  • 29 Jul. - 02 Aug., 2019 K. Miyata et. al. talk in The 22nd International Conference on Non-contact Atomic Force Microscopy(NC-AFM2019) (Regensburg, Germany)
  • 24 Jul., 2019 K. Miyata et al., “Variations in Atomic-Scale Step Edge Structures and Dynamics of Dissolving Calcite in Water Revealed by High-Speed Frequency Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy” has been published in J. Phys. Chem. C
  • 01 Jun., 2019 H. Sakamoto et al., “Development of Biofuel Cell Using a Complex of Highly Oriented Immobilized His-Tagged Enzyme and Carbon Nanotube Surface Through a Pyrene Derivative” has been ppublished in J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol.
  • 08 Apr., 2019 New members have joined our group.
  • 04-08 Mar., 2019 T. Fukuma gave an invited talk at APS March Meeting 2019 (Boston, USA).
  • 7 Feb., 2019 T. Fukuma was awarded the 15th Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Prize.
  • 19 Nov., 2018 T. Fukuma oral Presentation in The 2st NanoLSI International Symposium(London, UK).
  • 13 Nov., 2018 T. Fukuma et al.,“Atomic- and Molecular-Resolution Mapping of Solid−Liquid Interfaces by 3D Atomic Force Microscopy”has been published in ACSNano.
  • 3-7 Nov., 2018 T. Fukuma invited talk in International Symposium & School on Crystal Growth Fundamentals (Sendai, Japan).
  • 21-25 Oct., 2018 K. Miyata, K. Hirata oral Presentation in ACSIN14 & ICSPM26(Sendai, Japan).
  • 3 Oct., 2018 H. Asakawa et al., “Direct Imaging of Atomic-Scale Surface Structures of Brookite TiO2 Nanoparticles by Frequency Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy in Liquid” has been published in J. Phys. Chem. C.
  • 2 Oct., 2018 The research results of our laboratory were reported.
  • 17-21 Sep., 2018 K. Miyazawa(D3), K. Hirata(D1) Poster Presentation in The 21th International Conference on non-contact Atomic Force Microscopy(NC-AFM2018)(Porvoo, Finland)
  • 12 Sep., 2018 M. Morimoto et al., “Visualization of catalytic edge reactivity in electrochemical CO2 reduction on porous Zn electrode”has been published in Electrochimica Acta.
  • 22 Aug., 2018 CW Yang et al., “Direct comparison between subnanometer hydration structures on hydrophilic and hydrophobic surfaces via three-dimensional scanning force microscopy” has been published in Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys.
  • 19–24 Aug., 2018 T. Sumikama Poster Preseintation in Genome Biophysics : Integrating Genomics and Biophysics to Understand Structural and Functional Aspects of Genomes(Santa Cruz, California)
  • 15-16 Aug. 2018 T. Fukuma invited talk in Molecular Foundry User Meeting 2018(Berkeley, USA)
  • 29 Jul. - 3 Aug. 2018 T. Fukuma invited talk in Gordon Research Conference on Biomineralization(New London, USA)
  • 09 Jul. 2018 K. Hirata et al., “Visualizing charges accumulated in an electric double layer by three-dimensional open-loop electric potential microscopy” has been published in Nanoscale.
  • 11-15 June, 2018 T. Fukuma invited talk in the MAINZ Summer School: Investigating Solid-Liquid Interfaces(Mainz, Germany)
  • 24 Apr. 2018 N. Kobayashi et al.,“Self-Assembling Supramolecular Nanostructures Constructed from de Novo Extender Protein Nanobuilding Blocks” has been published in ACS Synth. Biol.
  • 16 May 2018 T. Fukuma invited talk in the 1st Ebara Open Innovation International Symposium on CMP(Fujisawa, Japan)
  • 8-11 May 2018 T. Fukuma invited talk in the 20th International Scanning Probe Microscopy Conference(Tempe, USA)
  • 10 Apr. 2018 New members have joined our group
  • 13 Mar. 2018 H. Söngen et al.,“Resolving Point Defects in the Hydration Structure of Calcite (10.4) with Three-Dimensional Atomic Force Microscopy” has been published in Phys. Rev. Lett.
  • 21-22 Feb. 2018 T. Fukuma : Talk, K. Miyazawa : Poster Presentation in the 1st NanoLSI International Symposium(Tokyo, Japan)
  • 2-5 Feb. 2018 T. Fukuma invited talk in XX. Annual Linz Winter Workshop(Linz, Austria)
  • 18 Jan. 2018 Y. Zhou et al.,“Nanoscale Imaging of Primary Cilia with Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy” has been published in Anal. Chem.
  • 29 Nov. 2017 T. Fukuma invited talk in MRS Fall Meeting 2017(Boston, USA)
  • 26 Nov. - 1 Dec. 2017 K. Miyata, Y. Miyazawa : Oral, K. Hitara: Poster Presentation in 2017 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit.(Boston, U.S.A)
  • 8-10 Nov. 2017 T. Fukuma, Y.Takahashi, K. Miyata: Oral Presentation, Y. Zhou, Y. Miyazawa, T. Igarashi, Y. Kawagoe, K. Takeuchi, N. Nakajima, K. Hirata, F. Komatsu, D. Taniguchi, K. Nakayama, T. Miyamoto, T. Yamashita, T. Ando, H. Higashi: Poster Presentation in International Symposium on Atomic Force Microscopy at Solid-Liquid Interfaces.(Kanazawa, Japan)
  • 16 Oct. 2017 H. Asakawa et al.,“Self-assembled monolayers of sulfonateterminated alkanethiols investigated by frequency modulation atomic force microscopy in liquid”has been published in Nanotechnology.
  • 25-29 Sep. 2017 K. Miyata : Oral , K. Miyazawa :Oral and Poster Presentation in 20th International Conference on non-contact Atomic Force Microscopy(NC-AFM2017)
  • 5 Sep. 2017 E. Holmstrom et al.,“Hydration Structure of Brookite TiO2 (210)”has been published in J. Phys. Chem. C
  • 28 Jun. 2017 Y. Saga et al., “Reversible Changes in the Structural Features of Photosynthetic Light-Harvesting Complex 2 by Removal and Reconstitution of B800 Bacteriochlorophyll a Pigments”has been published in Biochemistry
  • 26 Jun. 2017 K. Miyata et al.,“Dissolution Processes at Step Edges of Calcite in Water Investigated by High-Speed Frequency Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy and Simulation”has been published in NANO LETTERS
  • 25-30 Jun. 2017 T. Fukuma invited talk in Gordon Research Conference - Crystal Growth and Assembly(Biddeford, USA)
  • 20-22 Jun. 2017 K. Miyazawa Oral Presentation in Japan-Finland Research Exchange Meeting: Probing Solid-liquid Interface at the Atomic Scale Aalto University (Helsinki, Finland)
  • 9 Jun. 2017 T. Murayama et al., “Loosening of Lipid Packing Promotes Oligoarginine Entry into Cells”has been published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
  • 23 May 2017 K. Miyazawa et al, “Influence of ions on two-dimensional and three-dimensional atomic force microscopy at fluorite–water interfaces”has been published in Nanotechnology
  • 12 Apr. 2017 New under graduate students have joined our group
  • 16 Jan. 2017 T. Fukuma Invited talk in The First Tufts University – Kanazawa University Joint Symposium on Structure and Function of Molecules, Tissues, and Organisms(Boston, U.S.A)
  • 14-17 Dec. 2016 K. Miyata : Oral , K. Miyazawa :Oral and Poster Presentation in 24nd International Colloquium on Scanning Probe Microscopy (ICSPM24)(Honolulu, U.S.A)
  • 8-11 Nov. 2016 K. Miyazawa Oral Presentation in 29th International Microprocesses and Nanotechnology Conference(MNC2016)(Kyoto, Japan)
  • 13 Oct. 2016 N. Inada was awarded AsiaNANO 2016 NPG Asia Materials Poster Awards
  • 10-13 Oct. 2016 N. Inada Oral Presentation in AsiaNANO 2016(Sapporo, Japan)
  • 3-6 Oct. 2016 T. Fukuma invited talk in 4th kanazawa Bio-AFM Workshop(Kanazawa, Japan)
  • 9 Sep. 2016 J. Tracey et al, “Understanding 2D atomic resolution imaging of the calcite surface in water by frequency modulation atomic force microscopy” has been published in Nanotechnology.
  • 7-12 Aug. 2016 T. Fukuma : Invited talk in The 18th International Conference on Crystal Growth and Epitaxy(Nagoya, Japan)
  • 25-29 Jul. 2016 T. Fukuma, K. Miyata : Oral, K. Miyata, N. Inada, K. Miyazawa : Poster Presentation in NC-AFM2016(Nottingham, UK)
  • 28 Apr. 2016 T. Fukuma:Invited talk, Y. Takahashi, K. Miyata, N. Inada, K. Miyazawa, T. Igarashi, T. Okamoto, N. Nakajima: Poster Presentation in Japan-Finland Research Exchange Meeting:Experiments and Theory of Liquid-Environment Scanning Probe Microscopy(Kanazawa, Japan)
  • 15 Apr. 2016 New under graduate students have joined our group
  • 1 Apr. 2016 T. Fukuma invited talk in Symposium Solid-Liquid Interfaces(Madrid, Spain)
  • 29 Mar. 2016 K. Amano et al., “Number density distribution of solvent molecules on a substrate: a transform theory for atomic force microscopy”has been published in PCCP.
  • 8 Mar. 2016 N. Inada et al.,“Efficiency improvement in the cantilever photothermal excitation method using a photothermal conversion layer”has been published in Beilstein J. Nanotechnol.
  • 4 Mar. 2016 K. Miyazawa et al.,“A relationship between three-dimensional surface hydration structures and force distribution measured by atomic force microscopy”has been published in Nanoscale.
  • 26 Jan. 2016 K. Honbo et al.,“Visualizing Nanoscale Distribution of Corrosion Cells by Open-Loop Electric Potential Microscopy”has been published in ACS Nano.
  • 13 Jan. 2016 S. Ogata et al., “Nanoscale corrosion behavior of polycrystalline copper fine wires indilute NaCl solution investigated by in-situ atomic force microscopy”has been published in Corrosion Science.
  • 15-20 Dec. 2015 H. Asakawa, N. Inada : Oral Presentation in THE INTERNATIONAL CHEMICAL CONGRESS OF PACIFIC BASIN SOCIETIES 2015(Hawaii, U.S.A)
  • 10-12 Dec. 2015 K. Miyata, K. Miyazawa : Poster Presentation in 23nd International Colloquium on Scanning Probe Microscopy (ICSPM23)(Niseko, Japan)
  • 5 Nov. 2015 R. Yamasaki et al., “Structural and Electrochemical Properties of Self-organized HFBI Membranes on Different Types of Substrates” has been published in Electrochemistry.
  • 9 Oct. 2015 T. Fukuma et al.,“Mechanism of atomic force microscopy imaging of three-dimensional hydration structures at a solid-liquid interface”has been published in Phys. Rev. B.
  • 14-17 Sep. 2015 T. Fukuma invited talk in Joint ACRITAS & MAINZ Summer School, Investigating the Solid-Liquid Interface(Mainz, Germany)
  • 7-11 Sep. 2015 T. Fukuma, H. Asakawa : Oral, K. Miyata, N. Inada , K. Miyazawa : Poster Presentation in NC-AFM2015(Cassis, France)
  • 13 Jul. 2015 K. Miyata et al., “Improvements in fundamental performance of liquid-environment atomic force microscopy with true atomic resolution” has been published in Jpn. J. Appl. Phys.
  • 9-11Jun. 2015 T. Fukuma invited talk in Atomic structure of nanosystems from first-principles simulations and microscopy experiments (AS-SIMEX 2015)(Helsinki, Finland/ Stockholm, Sweden)
  • 8 Jun. 2015 T. Fukuma invited talk in Tutorial on Microscopy Techniques(Helsinki, Finland)
  • 17 Apr. 2015 New under graduate students have joined our group
  • Feb. 2014 K Miyazawa et al.,“Fabrication of electron beam deposited tip for atomic-scale atomic force microscopy in liquid” has been published in Nanotechnology.
  • Dec. 2014 S M R Akrami et al.,“High-speed Z tip scanner with screw cantilever holding mechanism for atomic-resolution atomic force microscopy in liquid” has been published in Rev. Sci. Instrum.
  • Dec. 2014 K. Miyata, N. Inada : Oral, K. Miyazawa , K. Takao : Poster Presentation in 22nd International Colloquium on Scanning Probe Microscopy (ICSPM22)(Atagawa, Japan)
  • Dec. 2014 R.Yamasaki et al., “Electrochemical properties of honeycomb-like structured HFBI self-organized membranes on HOPG electrodes”has been published in Colloids and Surfaces B
  • 20 Oct. 2014 S M R Akrami et al.,“Significant improvements in stability and reproducibility of atomic-scale atomic force microscopy in liquid”has been published in Nanoscale
  • 4-8 Aug. 2014 T. Fukuma, H. Asakawa, K. Miyata : Oral, S.M.R. Akrami , N. Inada , K. Miyazawa , K. Takao : Poster Presentation in NC-AFM2014(Tsukuba, Japan)
  • 14-18 Jul. 2014 T. Fukuma invited talk in XXI International Summer School "Nicolas Cabrera"
  • 10 Jul. 2014 N. Inada et al.,“ Molecular-scale surface structures of oligo(ethylene glycol)-terminated self-assembled monolayers investigated by frequency modulation atomic force microscopy in aqueous solution” has been published in Nanoscale
  • 16 Apr. 2014 New under graduate students have joined our group
  • 9 Mar. 2014 S. M. R. Akrami was awarded One of the best top ten posters of the conference 5th International Conference on NanoStructures (ICNS)
  • 6-9 Mar. 2014 S. M. R. Akrami, K. Miyata, H. Asakawa, T. Fukuma: Poster Presentation in 5th International Conference on NanoStructures (ICNS)(Kish Island, Iran)
  • 17 Feb. 2014 Mariko Toyoda started her Research
  • 10 Feb. 2014 H. Sakamoto et al., “Atomic force microscopy visualization of hard segment alignment in stretched polyurethane nanofibers prepared by electrospinning ” has been published Sci. Technol. Adv. Mater.
  • 13 Dec. 2013 K. Amano et al.,“The relationship between local liquid density and force applied on a tip of atomic force microscope: A theoretical analysis for simple liquids” has been published J.Chem. Phys.
  • 1-6 Dec. 2013 T. Fukuma, H. Asakawa, N. Kobayashi: Oral Presentation in2013 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit (Boston, U.S.A)
  • 11 Nov. 2013 K. Miyata et al., “Real-time atomic-resolution imaging of crystal growth process in water by phase modulation atomic force microscopy at one frame per second” has been published Appl. Phys. Lett.
  • 4-8 Nov. 2013 S. M. R. Akrami, K. Honbo, K. Miyata: Oral Presentation in ACSIN-12 & ICSPM21(Tsukuba, Japan)
  • 24 Oct. 2013 N. Kobayashi et al.,“Atomic-Scale Processes at the Fluorite−Water Interface Visualized by Frequency Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy” has been publised J. Phys. Chem. C.
  • 17 Oct. 2013 H. Asakawa et al., “Closed Fluid Cell with Liquid-Sealing Mechanism for Stable and Flexible Operation of Liquid-Environment Atomic Force Microscopy” has been published in Jpn. J. Appl. Phys.
  • 26 Sep. 2013 Review article "Atomic-Resolution Frequency Modulation"has been published in Chap. 13(pp.237-252) of "Fundamentals of Picoscience"
  • 5-9 Aug. 2013 T. Fukuma, H, Asakawa : Oral, N. Kobayashiand, K. Miyata, N. Inada : Poster Presentation in NC-AFM2013(Maryland, USA)
  • Jul. 2013 H. Asakawa was awarded Nano-probe Technology Incentive Award Japan Society for the Promotion of Science 167th Committee on Nano-probe Technology
  • Jun. 2013 Review article "Molecular-Resolution FM-AFM Imaging of Biological Systems"has been published in Chap. 18(pp. 681-712) of "Nanoscale Liquid Interfaces"
  • 3 Apr. 2013 K. Miyata et al., “Separate-type scanner and wideband high-voltage amplifier for atomic-resolution and high-speed atomic force microscopy” has been published in Rev. Sci. Instrum.
  • 19 Apr. 2013 New under graduate students have joined our group
  • Apr. 2013 E. T. Herruzo et al., “Three-dimensional quantitative force maps in liquid with 10 piconewton, angstrom and sub-minute resolutions”has been published in Nanoscale
  • 9 Feb. 2013 H. Asakawa invited talk in Catalysis Research Center(CRC) International Symposium, New Challenges on the Bio-interfaces: Structures and Dynamics
  • 18 Jan. 2013 T. Fukuma invited talk in 7th Japanese-French Frontiers of Science Symposium
  • 17-19 Dec. 2012 H. Asakawa: Oral Presentation, N Inada, K. Miyata : Poster Presentation in ICSPM20(Naha, Japan)
  • 27 Nov. 2012 T. Fukuma invited talk in MRS Fall Meeting 2012
  • 12 Nov. 2012 T. Fukuma invited talk in ISAWST-1
  • 8 Nov. 2012 T. Fukuma invited talk in 3rd Kanazawa Bio-AFM Workshop
  • 25 Sep. 2012 H. Asakawa et al., "Spatial Distribution of Lipid Headgroups and Water Molecules at Membrane/Water Interfaces Visualized by Three-Dimensional Scanning Force Microscopy" has been published in ACS NANO
  • 13 Aug. 2012 T. Fukuma invited talk in IMRC-2012(Cancun, Mexico)
  • 1-5 Jul. 2012 T. Fukuma, N. Kobayashi : Oral and Poster Presentation in NC-AFM2012(Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic)
  • Jun. 2012 Review article "atomic force microscope ; AFM" has been published in Chap. 2 (pp. 88-91) of "Encyclopedia of Advanced Biomaterials(NTS)".
  • 10 May. 2012 T. Fukuma invited talk in ICMEE2012
  • 23 Apr. 2012 New under graduate students have joined our group
  • 19 Apr. 2012 T. Fukuma invited talk in Fundamental Aspects of Friction and Lubrication
  • 30 Mar. 2012 N. Kobayashi et al., “Dual frequency open-loop electric potential microscopy for local potential measurements in electrolyte solution with high ionic strength” has been published in Rev. Sci. Instrum.
  • 16 Mar. 2012 T. Fukuma et al., “Atomic-resolution imaging in liquid by frequency modulation atomic force microscopy using small cantilevers with megahertz-order resonance frequencies” has been published in Nanotechnology.
  • 19 Dec. 2011 K. Onishi, S. Yoshioka, K. Miyata : Poster Presentation in ICSPM19(Toyako, Japan)
  • 28 Nov. 2011 N. Kobayashi: Oral Presentation in MRS 2011 FALL MEETING(Boston, U.S.A)
  • 06 Oct. 2011 New research student have joined our group
  • 18 Sep. 2011 H. Asakawa, N. Kobayashi : Oral and Poster Presentation in NC-AFM2011(Lindau, Germany)
  • 07 Sep. 2011 H. Asakawa et al.,“Submolecular-Scale Imaging of α-Helices and C-Terminal Domains of Tubulins by Frequency Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy in Liquid” has been published in J. Appl. Phys.
  • 25 Aug. 2011 N. Kobayashi et al.,“Quantitative potential measurements of nanoparticles with different surface charges in liquid by open-loop electric potential microscopy” has been published in J. Appl. Phys.
  • 20 Jul. 2011 T. Fukuma et al., “Wideband phase-locked loop circuit with real-time phase correctionfor frequency modulation atomic force microscopy”has been published in Rev. Sci. Instrum.
  • 08 Jul. 2011 T. Fukuma invited talk in 2011 Korea Japan Symposium on Molecular Science.
  • 07 Jul. 2011 An article on T. Fukuma's talk appeared in Zurich Instruments News Letter (Q2/2011).
  • 12 Apr. 2011 An article on T. Fukuma's talk appeared in the Hokuriku Chuunichi Shimbun(newspaper) and the Hokkoku Shimbun(newspaper).
  • 11 Apr. 2011 T. Fukuma was awarded The Young Scientists’ Prize The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
  • 02 Feb. 2011 A. Iwanaga et al., and Fukuma “Ordered nano-structure of a stamped self-organized protein layer on a HOPG surface using a HFB carrier”has been published in Colloid Surface B.
  • 29 Dec. 2010 Kobayashi et al., “Nanoscale potential measurements in liquid by frequency modulation atomic force microscopy” has been published in Rev. Sci. Instrum.
  • 09 Dec. 2010 N. Kobayashi : Oral Presentation, K. Onishi, K. Miyata : Poster Presentation in ICSPM18(Atagawa, Japan)
  • 08 Dec. 2010 An article on H. Asakawa's talk appeared in the Kanazawa Keizai Shinbun (newspaper).
  • 05 Dec. 2010 An article on H. Asakawa's talk appeared in the Hokkoku Shinbun (newspaper).
  • 27 Nov. 2010 T. Fukuma invited talk in Miniworkshop on Aqueous Interfaces in Physics, Chemistry and Biology(Taipei, Taiwan)
  • 26 Nov. 2010 T. Fukuma seminar in Academia Sinica(Taipei, Taiwan)
  • 25 Oct. 2010 T. Fukuma invited talk in BIT's 1st Annual Congress of Nanomedicine 2010(Beijing, China)
  • 12 Oct. 2010 T. Fukuma seminar in INSERM (Montpellier,France)
  • 01 Oct. 2010 Hitoshi Asakawa was promoted to assistant professor.
  • 08 Sep. 2010 T. Fukuma, "Water distribution at solid/liquid interfaces visualized by frequency modulation atomic force microscopy" has been published in Sci. Technol. Adv. Mater.
  • 04 Aug. 2010 T. Fukuma invited talk in 167 Committee Satellite Workshop on SPM (Kanazawa, Japan)
  • 01 Aug. 2010 T. Fukuma, H. Asakawa, S. Yoshioka: Oral and Poster Presentation in NC-AFM2010(Kanazawa, Japan)
  • 07 Jun. 2010 N. Satoh et al., and Fukuma "Near-field light detection by conservative and dissipative force modulation methods using a piezoelectric cantilever" has been published in Appl. Phys. Lett.
  • 23 Apr. 2010 New under graduate students have joined our group
  • 01 Apr. 2010 Naritaka Kobayashi started his post doctoral researcher position
  • 04 Mar. 2010 The paper written by Prof. Fukuma has been reviewed in Nature Vol. 464, pp.38-39.
  • 29 Jan. 2010 T. Ichii et al., and Fukuma "Submolecular-scale Investigations on metal-phthalocyanine monolayers by frequency modulation atomic force microscopy" has been publishe in J. Appl. Phys.
  • 15 Jan. 2010 T. Fukuma was awarded 19th MRS-J Academic Symposium Incentive Award
  • 06 Jan. 2010 Fukuma et al.,"Atomic-Scale Distribution of Water Molecules at the Mica-Water Interface Visualized by Three-Dimensional Scanning Force Microscopy" has been published in Phys. Rev. Lett.
  • 10 Dec. 2009 H. Asakawa: Oral Presentation, K. Nishimura, S. Yoshioka : Poster Presentation in ICSPM17(Atagawa, Japan)
  • 07 Dec. 2009 T. Fukuma invited talk in 19th Academic Symposium of MRS-Japan 2009(Yokohama, Japan)
  • 01 Dec. 2009 T. Fukuma invited talk in MRS fall meeting 2009(Boston, USA)
  • Dec. 2009 Review article "Biological Applications of FM-AFM in Liquid Environment" has been published in Chap. 16 (pp. 329-345) of "Noncontact Atomic Force Microscopy(Springer)".
  • 16 Oct. 2009 Asakawa et al., " Spurious-free cantilever excitation in liquid by piezoactuator with flexure drive mechanism," Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80,103703 (2009), has been selected for VirtualJournal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.
  • 15 Oct. 2009 T. Fukuma : Oral Presentation in Hydrogen and Water in Condensed Matter Physics,ISSP-11, International Symposium 2009(Kashiwa, Japan)
  • 02 Oct. 2009 H. Asakawa et al., "Spurious-free cantilever excitation in liquid by piezoactuator with flexure drive mechanism" has been published in Rev. Sci. Instrum.
  • 14 Sep. 2009 Mitani et al., " Wideband digital frequency detector with subtraction-based phase comparator for frequency modulation atomic force microscopy" Rev. Sci. Instrum.
  • 80, 083705 (2009), has been selected for VirtualJournal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.
  • 11 Sep. 2009 H. Yamada et al., and Fukuma "Molecular Resolution Imaging of Protein Molecules in Liquid Using Frequency Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy" has been publishe in Appl. Phys. Express.
  • 10 Sep. 2009  Prof. Fukuma has been selected for “the 2010 Edition of Who’s Who in the World”.
  • 31 Aug. 2009  Y. Mitani et al., "Wideband digital frequency detector with subtraction-based phase comparator for frequency modulation atomic force microscopy" has been published in Rev. Sci. Instrum.
  • 25 Aug. 2009 H. Asakawa: Application for Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (Start-up) from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)as been accepted
  • 20 Aug. 2009 T. Fukuma,"Subnanometer-Resolution Frequency Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy in Liquid for Biological Applications" has been published in J. Appl. Phys.
  • 11 Aug. 2009 T. Fukuma, H. Asakawa: Oral and Poster Presentation in NC-AFM2009(New Haven, U.S.A)
  • 10 Jan. 2009 H. Asakawa et al., "The molecular-scale arrangement and mechanical strength of phospholipid/cholesterol mixed bilayers investigated by frequency modulation atomic force microscopy in liquid"has been published in Nanotechnology.
  • 02 Jan. 2009 T. Fukuma: Research proposal for Grant for Young Scientists, Industrial Technology Research Program (FY2009) has been adopted.
  • 01 May. 2009  Fukuma laboratory's website has been moved
  • 30 Apr. 2009 T. Fukuma: Application for Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (A) from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)has been accepted
  • 17 Apr. 2009  New under graduate students have joined our group
  • 09 Mar. 2009 T. Fukuma: "Wideband low-noise optical beam deflection sensor with photothermal excitation for liquid-environment atomic force microscopy," Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80, 023707 (2009), has been selected for Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.
  • 01 Mar. 2009 T.Fukuma:Poster Presentation in Biophysical Society 53rd Annual Meeting(Boston,U.S.A)
  • 24 Feb. 2009 T.Fukuma:"Wideband low-noise optical beam deflection sensor with photothermalexcitation for liquid-environment atomic force microscopy" has been published in Rev. Sci. Instrum..
  • 06 Feb. 2009 T.Fukuma Invited Talk in The XI Linz Winter Workshop 2009(Linz, Austria)
  • 02 Feb. 2009 Patent application "Scanning probemicroscopy" has been submitted
  • 20 Jan. 2009 T. Fukuma:"Instrumentation and Biological Applications of High-Resolution Frequency Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy in Liquid" has been published in J. Nano Res.
  • 11 Dec. 2008 T. Fukuma: Invited Talk, Y. Mitani, Y. Ueda: Poster Presentation in ICSPM16(Atagawa, Japan)
  • 04 Dec. 2008 T. Fukuma was awarded The 4th Incentive Award for Young Scientist Biophysical Society of Japan
  • 27 Oct. 2008 T. Fukuma et al., "High-speed atomic force microscopy for nano-visualization of dynamic biomolecular processes" has been published in Prog. Surf. Sci.
  • 10 Oct. 2008 T.Fukuma: Seminar in JAIST Hokuriku(Nomi,Japan)
  • 16 Sep. 2008 T. Fukuma: Oral Presentation, H. Asakawa: PosterPresentation in NC-AFM2008(Madrid, Spain)
  • 01 Sep.2008 Nanonis Application Note describing the work doneby Prof. Fukuma has been published online.
  • 28 Aug.2008 Patent application "Scanning probemicroscopy" has been submitted
  • 19 Aug.2008 T. Fukuma et al., "Revealing molecular-level surface structure of amyloid fibrils in liquid by means of frequency modulation atomic force microscopy" has been published in Nanotechnology.
  • 19 Jun.2008 T. Fukuma et al., "High resonance frequency force microscope scanner using inertia balance support" has been published in Appl. Phys. Lett.
  • 12 Jun.2008 Grant Application for "Research for Promoting Technological Seeds" from Japan Science and Technology Agency has been accepted.
  • 04 Jun. 2008 Patent application "Scanning Device for scanning probemicroscopes" has been submitted.
  • Apr.2008 The faculty and the postgraduate joined the member.
  • 01 Apr.2008 Hitoshi Asakawa started his post doctoral researcher position
  • 04 Mar.2008 Takeshi Fukuma was awarded Takagi Prize 2007
  • 25 Feb.2008 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  • Jan.2008 Review article "Frequency Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy in Liquids" has been published in Chap. 9 (pp. 315-350) of "Applied Scanning Probe Methods VIII - Scanning Probe Microscopy Techniques (Springer)".
  • 31 Oct.2007 Oral presentation in ALC2007 (Kanazawa,Japan)
  • 05 Oct. 2007 Application for Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (Start-up) from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) has been accepted
  • 17 Sep. 2007 Oral presentation in NCAFM2007 (Antalya,Turkey)
  • 17 Sep. 2007  Poseter presentation in NCAFM2007 (Antalya,Turkey)
  • 30 Aug. 2007 Grant Application for Basic Research Programs (PRESTO type) from Japan Science and Technology Agency has been accepted
  • 10 Aug. 2007 Homepage β version uploaded
  • 01 Aug. 2007 Misao Miyazaki started her technical assistant position
  • 10 Jul. 2007 Seminar in INSERM (Montpellier,France)
  • 02 Jul. 2007  Oral presentation in ICN+T2007 (Stockholm,Sweden)
  • 01 Jul. 2007 Poseter presentation in ICN+T2007 (Stockholm,Sweden)
  • 01 May. 2007 Takeshi Fukuma started his associate professor position(Fukuma laboratory started)