2017/06/28 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
2017/06/26 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
2017/06/25-30 T. Fukuma invited talk in Gordon Research Conference - Crystal Growth and Assembly(Biddeford, USA)
2017/06/20-22 K. Miyazawa Oral Presentation in Japan-Finland Research Exchange Meeting: Probing Solid-liquid Interface at the Atomic Scale Aalto University (Helsinki, Finland)
2017/06/09 T. Murayama et al., “Loosening of Lipid Packing Promotes Oligoarginine Entry into Cells”has been published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
2017/05/23 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"
23 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)