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Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

Masanori Sakamoto (Associate professor)

Field of expertise
  1. Nanomaterials chemistry
  2. Photochemistry
Research interest
Precious synthesis of metal nanostructure using the custom-made ligand
Recent papers
  1. K. Maeda, N. Okabayashi, S. Kano, S. Takeshita, D. Tanaka, M. Sakamoto, T. Teranishi, and Y. Majima, Logic Operations of Chemically Assembled Single-Electron Transistor, ACS Nano, accepted.
  2. M. Sakamoto, D. Tanaka, H. Tsunoyama, T. Tsukuda, Y. Minagawa, Y. Majima, and T. Teranishi, Platonic Hexahedron Composed of Six Organic Faces with an Inscribed Au Cluster, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 816-819, 2012.
  3. N. Okabayashi, K. Maeda, T. Kuraki, D. Tanaka, M. Sakamoto, T. Teranishi, and Y. Majima, Uniform Charging Energy of Single-Electron Transistors, Appl. Phys. Lett. 2012, 100, 033101(1-3).
  4. Y. Azuma, S. Suzuki, K. Maeda, N. Okabayashi, D. Tanaka, M. Sakamoto, T. Teranishi, M. R. Buitelaar, C. G. Smith, and Y. Majima, Nanoparticle Single-Electron Transistor with Metal-Bridged Top-Gate and Nanogap Electrodes, Appl. Phys. Lett., 99, 073109(1-3), 2011.
  5. M. Sakamoto, S. S. Kim, K. Furusho, and T. Majima, Photochemical Fabrication of Silver Nanostructure at Solid-liquid Interface Using the Recyclable Photosensitized Reduction Process, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 12, 365-372, 2010.
  6. M. Fujitsuka, T. Nakatani, M. Sakamoto, A. Sugimoto, and T. Majima, Electron Transfer from Oligothiophenes in the Higher Triplet Excited States, J. Phys. Chem. A, 114, 10789-10794, 2010.
  7. M. Sakamoto, and T. Majima, Photochemistry for the Synthesis of Noble Metal Nanoparticles, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 83, 1133-1154, 2010. (Accounts, Invited).
  8. M. Yamaji, X. Cai, M. Sakamoto, M. Fujitsuka, and T. Majima,α-Bond Dissociation of p-Phenylbenzoyl Derivatives in the Higher Triplet Excited State during Two-color Two-laser Flash Photolysis, J. Phys. Chem. A, 113, 1696-1703, 2009.
  9. M. Sakamoto, T. Tachikawa, M. Fujitsuka, and T. Majima, Photoreactivity of As-Fabricated Au Clusters at the Single-Cluster Level, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131, 6-7, 2009.
  10. M. Sakamoto, M. Fujitsuka, and T. Majima, Light as a Construction Tool of Metal Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Mechanism, J. Photochem. Photobiol. C 10, 33-56, 2009.
  11. M. Sakamoto, T. Tachikawa, M. Fujitsuka, and T. Majima, Photochemical Reactivity of Gold Cluster; Dependence of Size and Spin Multiplicity, Langmuir, 25, 13888–13893, 2009. (25th Anniversary Special Issue, invited).
Contact information
Tel/FAX: 0774-38-3121
e-mail: sakamoto + @scl.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Advanced Inorganic Synthesis Laboratory (internal link)
Teranishi Group web site

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