Akihito Kumamoto

Yayoi 2-11-16, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 113-8656
Phone +81-3-5841-7689
Fax +81-3-5841-7694
mail: kumamoto[a]sigma.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp


  • 2011-present Project Researcher, The University of Tokyo
  • 2010-2011 JSPS Research Fellow

  • Ritsumeikan University, Ph.D. in Science 2011
  • Ritsumeikan University, B.S. in Physical Sciences 2006

  • Research

    Industrial application of aberration corrected (Scanning) Transmission Elelctron Microscopy

    Atomic resolved Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopic Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy

    Publication list

    Publication list

  • Imanaka, Y., Amada, H., Kumasaka, F., Awaji, N. and Kumamoto, A.,
    "Atomically ordered solute segregation behaviour in an oxide grain boundary",
    J. Nanoparticle Res. 18, 1-9 (2016).

  • Feng, B., Yokoi, T., Kumamoto, A., Yoshiya, M., Ikuhara, Y. and Shibata, N.,
    "Atomically ordered solute segregation behaviour in an oxide grain boundary",
    Nat. Commun. 7, 11079 (2016).

  • Kumamoto, A., Shibata, N., Nayuki, K., Tohei, T., Terasaki, N., Nagatomo, Y., Nagase, T., Akiyama, K., Kuromitsu, Y. and Ikuhara, Y.,
    "Atomic structures of a liquid-phase bonded metal/nitride heterointerface",
    Sci. Rep. 6, 22936 (2016).

  • Cui, K., Kumamoto, A., Xiang, R., An, H., Wang, B., Inoue, T., Chiashi, S., Ikuhara, Y. and Maruyama, S.,
    "Synthesis of subnanometer-diameter vertically aligned single-walled carbon nanotubes with copper-anchored cobalt catalysts",
    Nanoscale 8, 1608-1617 (2016).

  • Matsui, K., Nakamura, K., Kumamoto, A., Yoshida, H. and Ikuhara, Y.,
    "Low-temperature degradation in yttria-stabilized tetragonal zirconia polycrystal doped with small amounts of alumina: Effect of grain-boundary energy",
    J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 36, 155-162 (2016).

  • Gorgoll, R. M., Yücelen, E., Kumamoto, A., Shibata, N., Harano, K. and Nakamura, E.,
    "Electron Microscopic Observation of Selective Excitation of Conformational Change of a Single Organic Molecule",
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 3474-3477 (2015).

  • Kogure, T., Raimbourg, H., Kumamoto, A., Fujii, E. and Ikuhara, Y.,
    "Subgrain boundary analyses in deformed orthopyroxene by TEM/STEM with EBSD-FIB sample preparation technique",
    Earth, Planets and Space 66, 84 (2014).

  • Kumamoto, A., Kogure, T., Raimbourg, H. and Ikuhara, Y.,
    "Dislocation imaging for orthopyroxene using an atom-resolved scanning transmission electron microscopy",
    Microscopy 63, i17 (2014).

  • Suzuki, H., Miura, Y., Kumamoto, A., Nishioka, M., Abe, R., Onagawa, J. and Kaito, C.,
    "Oriented crystallization of carbon by heating of an amorphous C-Co mixture film",
    Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 53, 035202 (2014).

  • Uchida, S., Ogasawara, Y., Maruichi, T., Kumamoto, A., Ikuhara, Y., Yamada, T., Kitagawa, H. and Mizuno, N.,
    "Morphology-Controlled Synthesis of Cubic Cesium Hydrogen Silicododecatungstate Crystals",
    Cryst. Growth Des. 14, 6620-6626 (2014).

  • Wang, J., Katahara, J. K., Kumamoto, A., Tohei, T., Sugawara-Narutaki, A., Shimojima, A. and Okubo, T.,
    "Synthesis of string-bean-like anisotropic titania nanoparticles with basic amino acids",
    RSC Adv. 4, 9233-9235 (2014).

  • Liu, C., Kumamoto, A., Sodabanlu, H., Sugiyama, M. and Nakano, Y.,
    "In-situ growth condition analysis of AlN interlayers for wafer curvature control in GaN MOVPE on Si (111)",
    Phys. Status Solidi C 11, 598-603 (2014).

  • Zhao, P., Kumamoto, A., Kim, S., Chen, X., Hou, B., Chiashi, S., Einarsson, E., Ikuhara, Y. and Maruyama, S.,
    "Self-Limiting Chemical Vapor Deposition Growth of Monolayer Graphene from Ethanol",
    J. Phys. Chem. C 117, 10755-10763 (2013).

  • Thurakitseree, T., Kramberger, C., Kumamoto, A., Chiashi, S., Einarsson, E. and Maruyama, S.,
    "Reversible Diameter Modulation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes by Acetonitrile-Containing Feedstock",
    ACS Nano 7, 2205-2211 (2013).

  • Shimizu, H., Kumamoto, A., Shima, K., Kobayashi, Y., Momose, T., Nogami, T. and Shimogaki, Y.,
    "Self-Assembled Nano-Stuffing Structure in CVD and ALD Co(W) Films as a Single-Layered Barrier/Liner for Future Cu-Interconnects",
    ECS J. Solid State Sci. Technol. 2, P471-P477 (2013).

  • Nishida, S., Kobayashi, S., Kumamoto, A., Ikeno, H., Mizoguchi, T., Tanaka, I., Ikuhara, Y. and Yamamoto, T.,
    "Effect of local coordination of Mn on Mn-L-2,L-3 edge electron energy loss spectrum",
    J. Appl. Phys. 114, 054906 (2013).

  • Shimizu, H., Kumamoto, A. and Imamura, S.,
    "Direct Observation of Au Nanoclusters at Au/Si Interface and Enhanced SiO$_2$ Growth Due to Catalytic Action by Au in Thermally Oxidized Au-Precipitated n-Type Si(001) Surfaces",
    Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 52, 041802 (2013).

  • Wang, J., Winardi, S., Sugawara-Narutaki, A., Kumamoto, A., Tohei, T., Shimojima, A. and Okubo, T.,
    "Chain-like nanostructures from anisotropic self-assembly of semiconducting metal oxide nanoparticles with a block copolymer",
    Chem. Commun. 48, 1115-1117 (2012).

  • Conference

  • 熊本 明仁,LUGG Nathan,柴田 直哉,幾原 雄一,
    公益社団法人 日本セラミックス協会 第28回秋季シンポジウム,富山大学・五福キャンパス,2015年9月16-18日,(Oral).

  • 熊本 明仁,柴田 直哉,名雪 桂一郎,藤平 哲也,幾原 雄一,寺崎 伸幸,長友 義幸,長瀬 敏之,秋山 和裕,黒光 祥郎,
    微細構造解析プラットフォーム 2015年度 第1回ワークショップ,京都リサーチパーク・西地区4号館,2015年8月30日,(Oral).

  • 熊本 明仁,LUGG Nathan,柴田 直哉,幾原 雄一,FINDLAY Scott,
    XPS・EDS ユーザーズフォーラム2015,東京コンファレンスセンター品川,2015年7月8日,(Invited talk).

  • 熊本 明仁,LUGG Nathan,FINDLAY Scott,柴田 直哉,幾原 雄一,
    「原子分解能STEM-EDSを用いた重元素近傍の軽元素カラムマッピング」 "Atomic resolved STEM-EDS mapping for the light atomic column located near the heavy atoms",

  • Kumamoto, A., Kogure, T., Raimbourg, H. and Ikuhara, Y.,
    "Dislocation imaging for orthopyroxene using an atom-resolved scanning transmission electron microscopy",

  • Kumamoto, A., Lugg, N. R., Findlay, S. D., Shibata, N., Sato, Y. and Ikuhara, Y.,
    "Atomic Resolution EDS Mapping in Oxide Materials",
    AMTC4,Hamamatsu, Japan, 8-10 May 2014, (Poster).

  • 熊本 明仁,小暮 敏博,RAIMBOURG Hugues,幾原 雄一,
    「収差補正STEMを用いた斜方輝石中の小傾角粒界転位構造の直接観察」 "CS-corrected STEM observation of the dislocation structure in orthopyroxene",

  • 熊本 明仁,LUGG Nathan,FINDLAY Scott,柴田 直哉,佐藤 幸生,幾原 雄一,
    「BaTiO3の原子分解能全元素STEM-EDSマッピング」 "Atomic Resolved STEM-EDS Mapping of the All Elements in BaTiO3",

  • 熊本 明仁,LUGG Nathan R.,FINDLAY Scott,柴田 直哉,佐藤 幸生,幾原 雄一,
    共用・計測 合同シンポジウム2014 最先端計測の共用化によるイノベーション,独立行政法人物質・材料研究機構 千現地区,2014年3月14日,(Oral).

  • 熊本 明仁,柴田 直哉,FINGLAY Scott,LEE Hak Sung,幾原 雄一,
    「原子分解能分析電子顕微鏡法による SrTiO3粒界の観察」,"Atomic-resolution analytical electron microscopy of SrTiO3 grain boundary",

  • Awards

  • 日本セラミックス協会第28回秋季シンポジウム 優秀講演賞(2015年9月18日)

  • 共用・計測合同シンポジウム2014 the Excellent Poster Award(2014年3月14日)

  • 日本顕微鏡学会第65回学術講演会 優秀学生ポスター賞(2009年5月28日)