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Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

Hirokazu Kobayashi (Cooperative Associate Professor)

Field of Expertise:
Solid State Chemistry, Nanomaterials Chemistry
Research Interests:
  1. Syntheses of functional inorganic nanoparticles
  2. Development of nanostructured hybrid materials for applications in catalysis and energy generation/storage
Recent Papers:
  1. K. Kobayashi, H. Kobayashi, M. Maesato, M. Hayashi, T. Yamamoto, S. Yoshioka, S. Matsumura, T. Sugiyama, S. Kawaguchi, Y. Kubota, H. Nakanishi, H. Kitagawa. Discovery of Hexagonal Structured Pd-B Nanocrystals. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 56, 6578-6582 (2017).
  2. B. Huang, H. Kobayashi, T. Yamamoto, S. Matsumura, Y. Nishida, K. Sato, K. Nagaoka, S. Kawaguchi, Y. Kubota, H. Kitagawa. Solid-Solution Alloying of Immiscible Ru and Cu with Enhanced CO2 Oxidation Activity. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139, 4643-4646 (2017).
  3. T. Yamamoto, H. Kobayashi, L. Kumara, O., Sakata, K. Nitta, T. Uruga, H. Kitagawa. Disappearance of the Superionic Phase Transition in Sub-5 nm Silver Iodide Nanoparticles. Nano Letters, 17, 5273-5276 (2017).
  4. T. Yamamoto, M. Maesato, N. Hirao, S. Kawaguchi, S. Kawaguchi, Y. Ohishi, Y. Kubota, H. Kobayashi, H. Kitagawa. The Room-Temperature Superionic Conductivity of Silver Iodide Nanoparticles under Pressure. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139, 1392-1395 (2017).
  5. H. Kobayashi, Y. Mitsuka, H. Kitagawa. Metal Nanoparticles Covered with Metal-Organic Framework: From One-Pot Synthetic Methods to Synergistic Energy Storage and Conversion Functions. Inorg. Chem., 55, 7301-7310 (2016) (Invited Forum).
  6. H. Akiba, M. Kofu, H. Kobayashi, H. Kitagawa, K. Ikeda, T. Otomo, O. Yamamuro. Nanometer-Size Effect on Hydrogen Sites in Palladium Lattice. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138, 10238-10243 (2016).
  7. H. Kobayashi, K. Kusada, H. Kitagawa. Creation of Novel Solid-solution Alloy Nanoparticles on the Basis of Density-of-states Engineering by Interelement Fusion. Acc. Chem. Res., 48, 1551-1559 (2015) (Invited Review).
  8. M. Mukoyoshi, H. Kobayashi, K. Kusada, M. Hayashi, T. Yamada, M. Maesato, Jared M. Taylor, Y. Kubota, K. Kato, M. Takata, T. Yamamoto, S. Matsumura, H. Kitagawa. Hybrid Materials of Ni NP@MOF prepared by a Simple Synthetic Method. Chem. Commun., 51, 12463-12466 (2015).
  9. G. Li, H. Kobayashi, J. M. Taylor, R. Ikeda, Y. Kubota, K. Kato, M. Takata, T. Yamamoto, S. Toh, S. Matsumura, H. Kitagawa. Hydrogen storage in Pd nanocrystals covered with a metal–organic framework. Nature Materials, 13, 802-806 (2014).
  10. G. Li, H. Kobayashi, Shun Dekura, R. Ikeda, Y. Kubota, K. Kato, M. Takata, T. Yamamoto, S. Toh, S. Matsumura, H. Kitagawa. Shape-Dependent Hydrogen-Storage Properties in Pd Nanocrystals: Which Does Hydrogen Prefer, Octahedron (111) or Cube (100)?. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136, 10222-10225 (2014).
  11. K. Kusada, H. Kobayashi, R. Ikeda, Y. Kubota, M. Takata, S. Toh, T. Yamamoto, S. Matsumura, N. Sumi, K. Sato, K. N., H. Kitagawa. Solid Solution Alloy Nanoparticles of Immiscible Pd and Ru Elements Neighboring on Rh: Changeover of the Thermodynamic Behavior for Hydrogen Storage and Enhanced CO-Oxidizing Ability. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136, 1864-1871 (2014).
  12. K. Kusada, H. Kobayashi, T. Yamamoto, S. Matsumura, N. Sumi, K. Sato, K. Nagaoka, Y. Kubota, H. Kitagawa. Discovery of the Face-Centered Cubic Ruthenium Nanoparticles: Facile Size-Controlled Synthesis using the Chemical Reduction Method. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135, 5493-5496 (2013).
  13. H. Kobayashi, H. Morita, M. Yamauchi, R. Ikeda, H. Kitagawa, Y. Kubota, K. Kato, M. Takata, S. Toh, S. Matsumura. Nanosize-Induced Drastic Drop in Equilibrium Hydrogen Pressure for Hydride Formation and Structural Stabilization in Pd-Rh Solid-Solution Alloys. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 12390-12393 (2012).
  14. H. Kobayashi, M. Yamauchi, H. Kitagawa. Finding Hydrogen-Storage Capability in Iridium Induced by the Nanosize Effect. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 6893-6895 (2012).
  15. T, Fukushima, S, Horike, H. Kobayashi, M, Tsujimoto, S, Isoda, L M, Foo, Y, Kubota, M, Takata, S, Kitagawa, Modular Design of Domain Assembly in Porous Coordination Polymer Crystals via Reactivity-Directed Crystallization Process. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 13341-13347 (2012).
  16. H. Kobayashi, H. Morita, M. Yamauchi, R. Ikeda, H. Kitagawa, Y. Kubota, K. Kato, M. Takata. Nanosize-Induced Hydrogen Storage and Capacity Control in a Non-Hydride-Forming Element: Rhodium. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 11034-11037 (2011).
  17. H. Kobayashi, M. Yamauchi, H. Kitagawa, Y. Kubota, K. Kato, M. Takata. Atomic-Level Pd-Pt Alloying and Largely Enhanced Hydrogen-Storage Capacity in Bimetallic Nanoparticles Reconstructed from Core/Shell Structure by a Process of Hydrogen Absorption/Desorption. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132, 5576-5577 (2010).
  18. K. Kusada, M. Yamauchi, H. Kobayashi, H. Kitagawa, Y. Kubota, Hydrogen-Storage Properties of Solid-Solution Alloys of Immiscible Neighboring Elements with Pd. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 15896-15898 (2010).
  19. B. Lim, H. H. Kobayashi, T. Yu, J. Wang, M. J. Kim, Z.-Y. Li, M. Rycenga and Y. Xia. Synthesis of Pd−Au Bimetallic Nanocrystals via Controlled Overgrowth. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132, 2506-2507 (2010).
  20. H. Kobayashi, M. Yamauchi, H. Kitagawa, Y. Kubota, K. Kato, M. Takata. Hydrogen Absorption in the Core/Shell Interface of Pd/Pt Nanoparticles. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 130, 1818-1819 (2008).
  21. H. Kobayashi, M. Yamauchi, H. Kitagawa, Y. Kubota, K. Kato, M. Takata. On the Nature of Strong Hydrogen Atom Trapping Inside Pd Nanoparticles. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 130, 1828-1829 (2008).
Academic careers:
2003 B.S. from Department of Chemisty, University of Tsukuba 2005 M.S. from Faculty of Science, Kyushu University
2008 Ph.D. from Faculty of Science, Kyushu University
2007-2008 JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC2)
2008-2009 Assistant Professor at Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University
2010 Postdoctoral fellow at Department of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis
2010-2012 Assistant Professor at Institute for Integrated cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University
2012-2015 Associate Professor at Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
2015- PRESTO Researcher, JST
Cooperative Associate Professor at Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
Awards:
2016 The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists
2016 The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, The Young Scientists’ Prize
Contact Information:
Phone: 81(Japan)-75-753-4037
Fax: 81(Japan)-75-753-4037
E-mail: hkobayashi + @kyoto-u.ac.jp
Link:
Solid-State Chemistry (internal link)
the Kitagawa Group Website

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