Papers in 2016

  1. H. An, A. Kumamoto, H. Takezaki, S. Ohyama, Y. Qian, T. Inoue, Y. Ikuhara, S. Chiashi, R. Xiang, and S. Maruyama, “Chirality specific and spatially uniform synthesis of single-walled carbon nanotubes from a sputtered Co-W bimetallic catalyst,”
    Nanoscale, 8[30], 14523-29 (2016).

  2. K. Cui, A. Kumamoto, R. Xiang, H. An, B. Wang, T. Inoue, S. Chiashi, Y. Ikuhara, and S. Maruyama, "Synthesis of subnanometer-diameter vertically aligned single-walled carbon nanotubes with copper-anchored cobalt catalysts,"
    Nanoscale, 8[3], 1608-17 (2016).

  3. B. Feng, I. Sugiyama, H. Hojo, H. Ohta, N. Shibata, and Y. Ikuhara, "Atomic structures and oxygen dynamics of CeO2 grain boundaries,"
    Scientific Reports, 6, 20288 (2016).

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

  5. Y. Furushima, A. Nakamura, E. Tochigi, Y. Ikuhara, K. Toyoura, and K. Matsunaga, “Dislocation structures and electrical conduction properties of low angle tilt grain boundaries in LiNbO3,”
    J. Appl. Phys., 120[14], 142107 (2016).
  6. P. Gao, H.-J. Liu, Y.-L. Huang, Y.-H. Chu, R. Ishikawa, B. Feng, Y. Jiang, N. Shibata, E.-G. Wang, and Y. Ikuhara, "Atomic mechanism of polarization-controlled surface reconstruction in ferroelectric thin films,"
    Nat. Commun., 7, 11318 (2016).

  7. A. H. Heuer, M. Z. Azar, H. Guhl, M. Foulkes, B. Gleeson, T. Nakagawa, Y. Ikuhara, and M. W. Finnis, "The Band Structure of Polycrystalline Al2O3 and Its Influence on Transport Phenomena,"
    J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 99[3], 733-47 (2016).

  8. J. Hoemke, A.U. Khan, H. Yoshida, T. Mori, E. Tochigi, N. Shibata, Y. Ikuhara, Y. Sakka, "Sintering characteristics and thermoelectric properties of Mn-Al co-doped ZnO ceramics”,
    J. Ceram. Soc. Jpn, 124[5], 515-522(2016).

  9. Y. Imanaka, T. Anazawa, T. Manabe, H. Amada, S. Ido, F. Kumasaka, N. Awaji, G. Sanchez-Santolino, R. Ishikawa, and Y. Ikuhara, “An artificial photosynthesis anode electrode composed of a nanoparticulate photocatalyst film in a visible light responsive GaN-ZnO solid solution system,”
    Scientific Reports, 6, 35593 (2016).

  10. K. Inoue, M. Saito, C. Chen, M. Kotani, and Y. Ikuhara, “Mathematical analysis and STEM observations of arrangement of structural units in <001> symmetrical tilt grain boundaries,”
    Microscopy, 65[6] 479-87 (2016).

  11. R. Ishikawa, S. J. Pennycook, A. R. Lupini, S. D. Findlay, N. Shibata, and Y. Ikuhara, “Single atom visibility in STEM optical depth sectioning,”
    Appl.Phys. Lett., 109[16], 163102 (2016).

  12. R. Ishikawa, N. R. Lugg, K. Inoue, H. Sawada, T. Taniguchi, N. Shibata, and Y. Ikuhara, "Interfacial Atomic Structure of Twisted Few-Layer Graphene,"
    Scientific Reports, 6, 21273 (2016).

  13. S. Kobayashi, C. A. J. Fisher, T. Kato, Y. Ukyo, T. Hirayama, and Y. Ikuhara, “Atomic-Scale Observations of (010) LiFePO4 Surfaces Before and After Chemical Delithiation,”
    Nano Lett., 16[9], 5409-14 (2016).

  14. S. Kondo, T. Mitsuma, N. Shibata, Y. Ikuhara, “Direct observation of individual dislocation interaction processes with grain boundaries”,
    Sci. Adv., 2[11], e1501926(2016).

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

  16. N. Li, T. Katase, Y. Zhu, T. Matsumoto, T. Umemura, Y. Ikuhara, and H. Ohta, “Solid-liquid phase epitaxial growth of Li4Ti5O12 thin film,”
    Appl. Phys. Exp., 9[12] , 125501(2016).

  17. J.-C. Lin, T. Vu Thanh, D.-S. Tsai, T.-T. Lin, P.-C. Huang, W.-L. Hsu, H. J. Wu, R. Huang, C. Nguyen Van, R. Yoshida, J.-Y. Lin, Y. Ikuhara, Y.-P. Chiu, S. Gwo, D. P. Tsai, J.-H. He, and Y.-H. Chu, "Control of the Metal-Insulator Transition at Complex Oxide Heterointerfaces through Visible Light,"
    Adv. Mater., 28[4], 764-70 (2016).

  18. H.-J. Liu, J.-C. Lin, Y.-W. Fang, J.-C. Wang, B.-C. Huang, X. Gao, R. Huang, P. R. Dean, P. D. Hatton, Y.-Y. Chin, H.-J. Lin, C.-T. Chen, Y. Ikuhara, Y.-P. Chiu, C.-S. Chang, C.-G. Duan, Q. He, Y.-H. Chu, “A Metal–Insulator Transition of the Buried MnO2 Monolayer in Complex Oxide Heterostructure”,
    Adv. mater., 28[41], 9142-9151(2016).

  19. K. Matsui, K. Nakamura, A. Kumamoto, H. Yoshida, and Y. Ikuhara, "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[1], 155-62 (2016).

  20. T. Matsumoto, Y.-G. So, Y. Kohno, H. Sawada, Y. Ikuhara, and N. Shibata, "Direct observation of Sigma7 domain boundary core structure in magnetic skyrmion lattice,"
    Sci. adv., 2[2], e1501280-e1501280 (2016).

  21. T. Matsumoto, Y. G. So, Y. Kohno, H. Sawada, R. Ishikawa, Y. Ikuhara, and N. Shibata, “Jointed magnetic skyrmion lattices at a small-angle grain boundary directly visualized by advanced electron microscopy,”
    Scientific Reports, 6, 35880 (2016).

  22. K. Matsunaga, T.-Y. Chang, R. Ishikawa, Q. Dong, K. Toyoura, A. Nakamura, Y. Ikuhara, and N. Shibata, "Adsorption sites of single noble metal atoms on the rutile TiO2 (110) surface influenced by different surface oxygen vacancies,"
    J. Phys.-Condens. Matter, 28[17], 175002 (2016).

  23. T. Matsunaga, H. Komatsu, K. Shimoda, T. Minato, M. Yonemura, T. Kamiyama, S. Kobayashi, T. Kato, T. Hirayama, Y. Ikuhara, H. Arai, Y. Ukyo, Y. Uchimoto, Z. Ogumi, “Dependence of Structural Defects in Li2MnO3 on Synthesis Temperature”,
    Chem Mater, 28[12], 4143-4150(2016).

  24. T. Matsunaga, H. Komatsu, K. Shimoda, T. Minato, M. Yonemura, T. Kamiyama, S. Kobayash, T. Kato, T. Hirayama, Y. Ikuhara, H. Arai, Y. Ukyo, Y. Uchimoto, and Z. Ogumi, "Structural Understanding of Superior Battery Properties of Partially Ni-Doped Li2MnO3 as Cathode Material,"
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 7[11], 2063-67 (2016).

  25. Y. Miyamoto, Y. Kuroda, T. Uematsu, H. Oshikawa, N. Shibata, Y. Ikuhara, K. Suzuki, M. Hibino, K. Yamaguchi, and N. Mizuno, “Rational Low-Temperature Synthesis of Ultrasmall Nanocrystalline Manganese Binary Oxide Catalysts under Controlled Metal Cation Hydration in Organic Media,”
    Chemnanomat, 2[4], 297-306 (2016).

  26. H. Moriwake, A. Kuwabara, C.A. Fisher, M. Nose, H. Nakayama, S. Nakanishi, H. Iba, Y. Ikuhara, “Crystal and electronic structure changes during the charge-discharge process of Na4Co3(PO4)(2)P2O7”,
    J. Power Soueces, 326, 220(2016).

  27. T. Motoki, J.-i. Shimoyama, H. Ogino, K. Kishio, J. Roh, T. Tohei, Y. Ikuhara, S. Horii, T. Doi, G. Honda, and T. Nagaishi, "Microstructures and improved J(c)-H characteristics of Cl-containing YBCO thin films prepared by the fluorine-free MOD method,"
    Supercond. Sci. Technol., 29[1], 015006 (2016).

  28. C. Pan, T. Takata, K. Kumamoto, S. S. K. Ma, K. Ueda, T. Minegishi, M. Nakabayashi, T. Matsumoto, N. Shibata, Y. Ikuhara, and K. Domen, "Band engineering of perovskite-type transition metal oxynitrides for photocatalytic overall water splitting,"
    J. Mater. Chem. A, 4[12], 4544-52 (2016).

  29. T. Sato, E. Tochigi, T. Mizoguchi, Y. Ikuhara, and H. Fujita, “An experimental system combined with a micromachine and double-tilt TEM holder,”
    Microelectron Eng., 164, 43-47 (2016).

  30. K. Shimizu, H. Hojo, Y. Ikuhara, and M. Azuma, “Enhanced Piezoelectric Response due to Polarization Rotation in Cobalt-Substituted BiFeO3 Epitaxial Thin Films,”
    Adv. Mater., 28[39], 8639-44 (2016).

  31. S. Shiraki, Y. Takagi, R. Shimizu, T. Suzuki, M. Haruta, Y. Sato, Y. Ikuhara, and T. Hitosugi, "Orientation control of LiCoO2 epitaxial thin films on metal substrates,"
    Thin Solid Films, 600, 175-78 (2016).

  32. T. Tohei, Y. Watanabe, H. S. Lee, and Y. Ikuhara, “First principles calculation of thermal expansion coefficients of pure and Cr doped alpha-alumina crystals,”
    J. Appl. Phys., 120[14], 142106 (2016).

  33. Z. Wang, M. Saito, K. P. McKenna, S. Fukami, H. Sato, S. Ikeda, H. Ohno, and Y. Ikuhara, "Atomic-Scale Structure and Local Chemistry of CoFeB-MgO Magnetic Tunnel Junctions,"
    Nano Lett., 16[3,] 1530-36 (2016).

  34. H. Yu, Y.-G. So, A. Kuwabara, E. Tochigi, N. Shibata, T. Kudo, H. Zhou, and Y. Ikuhara, "Crystalline Grain Interior Configuration Affects Lithium Migration Kinetics in Li-Rich Layered Oxide,"
    Nano Lett., 16[5], 2907-15 (2016).

  35. H. B. Zhang, R. J. Qi, N. F. Ding, R. Huang, L. Sun, C. G. Duan, C. A. J. Fisher, J. H. Chu, and Y. Ikuhara, "Elemental intermixing within an ultrathin SrRuO3 electrode layer in epitaxial heterostructure BaTiO3/SrRuO3/SrTiO3,"
    Aip Advances, 6[1], 015010 (2016).

  36. S. J. Zheng, R. F. Zhang, R. Huang, T. Taniguchi, X. L. Ma, Y. Ikuhara, and I. J. Beyerlein, “Structure and energetics of nanotwins in cubic boron nitrides,”
    Appl. Phys. Lett., 109[8], 081901(2016).