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Resource Circulation Technology Research Team
Katasho, Y.; Oishi, T., In situ X-ray diffraction analysis of electrochemical Dy–Ni alloying in molten LiCl–KCl, Electrochem. Commun. 2022, 138, 107287, 10.1016/j.elecom.2022.107287 (Published 5 May 2022)
Multijunction PV Team
Barut, B.; Cantos-Roman, X.; Crabb, J.; Kwan, C.; Dixit, R.; Arabchigavkani, N.; Yin, S.; Nathawat, J.; He, K.; Randle, M. D.; Vandrevala, F.; Sugaya, T.; Einarsson, E.; Jornet, J. M.; Bird, J. P.; Aizin, G. R. , Asymmetrically Engineered Nanoscale Transistors for On-Demand Sourcing of Terahertz Plasmons, Nano Lett. 2022, 22, 2674-2681, 10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c04515(Published April 13 2022)
Multijunction PV Team
Shoji, Y.; Oshima, R.; Makita, K.; Ubukata, A.; Sugaya, T., 28.3% Efficient III–V Tandem Solar Cells Fabricated Using a Triple-Chamber Hydride Vapor Phase Epitaxy System, SOL RRL 2022, 6, 2100948, 1-7, 10.1002/solr.202100948(Published April 7 2022) 
Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Team
Shinichirou Morimoto, Naomi Kitagawa, Nguyen Thuy, Akito Ozawa, Rendi Ahmad Rustandi, Sho Kataoka, Scenario assessment of implementing methanation considering economic feasibility and regional characteristics, Journal of CO2 Utilization, Volume 58,101935, April 2022, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcou.2022.101935(Published April 2022)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Freer R.; Ekren D.; Ghosh T.; Biswas K.; Qiu P.; Wan S.; Chen L. D.; Han S.; Fu C.; Zhu T. J.; Shawon AKM A.; Zevalkink A.; Imasato K.; Snyder G. J.; Ozen M.; Saglik K.; Aydemir U.; Cardoso-Gil R.; Svanidze E.; Funahashi R.; Powell A. V.; Mukherjee S.; Tippireddy S.; Vaqueiro P.; Gascoin F.; Kyratsi T.; Sauerschnig P.; Takao Mori, Key properties of inorganic thermoelectric materials—tables (version 1), j. phys. energy 2022, 4, 022002 , 10.1088/2515-7655/ac49dc(Published March 22 2022)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Pang, R.; Miseki, Y.; Sayama, K., Enhanced HClO production from chloride by dual cocatalyst loaded WO3 under visible light, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2022, 12(9), 2935-2942, 10.1039/D1CY02194J (Published 15 March 2022)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Hirayama, S.; Suekuni, K.; Sauerschnig, P.; Ohta, M.; Ohtaki, M., Cu–S-based thermoelectric compounds with a sphalerite-derived disordered crystal structure, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 2022, 309, 122960:1–6, 10.1016/j.jssc.2022.122960 (Published May 2022)
Multijunction PV Team<
Mizuno, H., Makita, K., Sai, H., Mochizuki, T., Matsui, T., Takato, H., Müller, R., Lackner, D., Dimroth, F., Sugaya, T., Integration of Si Heterojunction Solar Cells with III−V Solar Cells by the Pd Nanoparticle Array-Mediated “Smart Stack” Approach, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces,2022, 14(9), pp.11322−11329. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.1c22458 (Published: March 9, 2022) Selected as the Journal Cover
Smart CO2 Utilization Research Team
Keller, M., Sharma, A., Reverse Boudouard reforming produces CO directly suitable for the production of methanol from CO2 and CH4, Chemical Engineering Journal, Volume 431, Part 2, 134127, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2021.134127 (published: 1 March 2022)
Multijunction PV Team
Makita, K., Kamikawa, Y., Mizuno, H., Oshima, R., Shoji, Y., Ishizuka, S., Müller, R., Lackner, D., Dimroth, F., Sugaya, T., GaAs//CuIn1−yGaySe2 Three-Junction Solar Cells With 28.06% Efficiency Fabricated Using a Bonding Technique Involving Pd Nanoparticles and an Adhesive, IEEE JOURNAL OF PHOTOVOLTAICS, 2022, 12(2), 639-645. https://doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2021.3132897 (Published: March, 2022)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Kota, S.; Agne, M. T.; Imasato, K.; El-Melegy, T. A.; Wang, J.; Opagiste, C.; Chen, Y.; Radovic, M.; Snyder, G. J.; Barsoum, M. W., Effect of Texturing on Thermal, Electric and Elastic Properties of MoAlB, Fe2AlB2, and Mn2AlB2, J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 2022, 42, 3183-3191, 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2022.02.024(Published February 12 2022)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Kusama,H.; Kodera,M.; Yamashita,K; Sayama,K, Insights into the carbonate effect on water oxidation over metal oxide photocatalysts/photoanodes , Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2022, 24, 5894-5902, 10.1039/D1CP05797A(Published February 11 2022)
Global Zero Emission Research Center
Xiaoli Sun, Yuanlin Li, Xiao-Feng Wang, Ritsuko Fujii, Yumiko Yamano, Osamu Kitao and Shin-ichi Sasaki, Ti3C2Tx MXene nanosheets hybridized with bacteriochlorin–carotenoid conjugates for photocatalytic hydrogen evolution, New J. Chem., 2022,46, 2166-2177, https://doi.org/10.1039/D1NJ04460E(Published: February 7, 2022)
Resource Circulation Technology Research Team
Akutsu-Suyama, K., Yamada, N.L., Ueda, Y., Motokawa, R., Narita, H. New Design of a Sample Cell for Neutron Reflectometry in Liquid-Liquid Systems and Its Application for Studying Structures at Air–Liquid and Liquid-Liquid Interfaces. Appl. Sci., 2022, 12, 1215. https://doi.org/10.3390/app12031215 (Published: January 24, 2022)
Organic-inorganic Hybrid PV Team
Atsushi Kogo, Kohei Yamamoto and Takurou N. Murakami Germanium ion doping of CsPbI3 to obtain inorganic perovskite solar cells with low temperature processing, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., 2022, 61, 020904., https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.35848/1347-4065/ac4927(published: 24 January 2022)
Principal Research Manager
Ishiyama,T., Imajo,T, Saitoh,N., Yoshizawa,N., Suemasu,T., Toko, K. (2022) Three-Dimensionally Orientation-Controlled Ge Rods on an Insulator Formed by Low-Temperature Ni-Induced Lateral Crystallization, Cryst. Growth Des. 2022, 22, 1123−1129 , https://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/acs.cgd.1c01083 (Published: January 18, 2022)
Carbon-based Energy Carrier Research Team
Onishi, N., Kanega, R., Kawanami, H., Himeda, Y., Recent Progress in Homogeneous Catalytic Dehydrogenation of Formic Acid, Molecules 2022, 27(2), 455, https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules27020455 (Published: January 11, 2022)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Chetty, R., Jood, P., Murata, M., Suekuni, K., Ohta, M., A prototype thermoelectric module based on p-type colusite together with n-type nanostructured PbTe for power generation, Applied Physics Letters, 2022, 120, 1, 013501:1–013501:7, DOI: 10.1063/5.0077154 (Published: 3 January 2022)
Resource Circulation Technology Research Team
Narita, H., Tanaka, M., Extraction of Trivalent Rare Earth Ions with an Acidic Tridentate Extractant, 6-N,N-di-n-octylcarbamoyl-pyridine-2-carboxylic Acid, Solvent Extraction Research and Development, Japan, 2022, 29(1), 1-7, http://www.solventextraction.gr.jp/serdj/jurnalpdf/vol29(1)/29_1.pdf (Published January 2022)
Carbon-based Energy Carrier Research Team
Onishi, N., Himeda, Y., CO2 hydrogenation to methanol by organometallic catalysts, Chem Catalysis, 2022, 2(2), 242-252, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.checat.2021.11.010(Published: December 20, 2021)
Resource Circulation Technology Research Team
Katasho, Y., Oishi, T., Electrochemical Formation of Elemental Boron in LiCl–KCl–KBF,4 at 723 K, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 168, 122503, https://robots.iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1149/1945-7111/ac4128 (Published: 20 December 2021)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Nandal, V., Shoji, R., Matsuzaki, H., Furube, A., Lin, L., Hisatomi, T., Kaneko, M., Yamashita, K., Domen, K., Seki, K., Unveiling charge dynamics of visible light absorbing oxysulfide for efficient overall water splitting, Nature Communications, 2021, 12, 1, 7055:1–7055:8, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-27199-3, https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-021-27199-3 (Published: December 7, 2021)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
R. A. Budiman, T. Yamaguchi, T. Ishiyama, K. Develos-Bagarinao, K. Yamaji, H. Kishimoto, Interlayer modification for high-performance and stable solid oxide electrolysis cell, Materials Letters, 2021, 309, 131419, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2021.131419 (Published: December 03, 2021)
Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Team
Pasan Dunuwila, Ko Hamada, Kentaro Takeyama, Daryna Panasiuk, Takeo Hoshino, Shinichiro Morimoto, Kiyotaka Tahara, Ichiro Daigo, Influence of Different Allocation Methods for Recycling and Dynamic Inventory on CO2 Savings and Payback Times of Light-Weighted Vehicles Computed under Product- and Fleet-Based Analyses: A Case of Internal Combustion Engine Vehicles, Sustainability 2021, 13(24), December 2021, https://doi.org/10.3390/su132413935 (Published December 2021)
Multijunction PV Team
Shoji, Y., Oshima, R., Makita, K., Ubukata, A., Sugaya, T., InGaP/GaAs dual-junction solar cells with AlInGaP passivation layer grown by hydride vapor phase epitaxy, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 29 (12), 1285–1293, December 2021, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.3454(Published: December, 2021) Selected as the Journal Cover
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
T. Yamaguchi, T. Ishiyama, H. Kishimoto, K. Develos-Bagarinao, K. Yamaji, Proton incorporation behavior into grain boundaries of YSZ and GDC, Solid State Ionics, 2021, 374, 115819, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssi.2021.115819 (Published: November 26, 2021)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Nakajima, T., Tateno, H., Miseki, Y., Tsuchiya, T. Sayama, K., Solar-to-Pharmaceutical Raw Material Production: Photoelectrochemical Naphthoquinone Formation using Stabilized BiVO4 Photoanodes in Acid Media, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 13, (2021) 57132–57141., https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsami.1c16777 (Published: November 25, 2021)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
K. Develos-Bagarinao, O. Celikbilek, R. A. Budiman, G. Kerherve, S. Fearn, S. J. Skinner, H. Kishimoto, On the role of surfaces and interfaces in electrochemical performance and long-term stability of nanostructured LSC thin film electrodes, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2022, Advance article, https://doi.org/10.1039/d1ta07235h (Published: November 01, 2021)
Multijunction PV Team
Ogura, A., Tanikawa, T., Takamoto, T., Oshima, R., Sugaya, T., Imaizumi, M, Nondestructive characterization of threading dislocations in graded buffer layers of inverted metamorphic solar cells by two-photon excitation spectroscopy, Applied Physics Express, 2021, 14(11), 111002. https://doi.org/10.35848/1882-0786/ac2d10 (Published: November, 2021)
Multijunction PV Team
Sai, H., Umishio, H., Matsui, T., Very Thin (56 μm) Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells with an Efficiency of 23.3% and an Open-Circuit Voltage of 754 mV, Solar RRL, 2021, 5 (11), 2100634. https://doi.org/10.1002/solr.202100634 (Published: November, 2021)
Resource Circulation Technology Research Team
Kuzuhara, S., Ota, M., Kasuya, R., Recovery of Platinum Group Metals from Spent Automotive Catalysts Using Lithium Salts and Hydrochloric Acid, 2021, 14, 6843. DOI: 10.3390/ma14226843 (published: November 2021)
Resource Circulation Technology Research Team
Tetsuo Oishi, Miki Yaguchi, Yumi Katasho and Toshiyuki Nohira, Selective Permeation of Neodymium Through an Alloy Diaphragm in Molten Chloride Systems,Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2021 168 103504,https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1149/1945-7111/ac2d40(Published October 20, 2021)
Multijunction PV Team
Dsouza, S. D., Marius, B. E., Brunet, P., Maddi, C., Padmanaban, D. B., Morelli, A., Payam, A. F., Maquire, P., Mariotti, D., Svrcek, V., The importance of surface states in N-doped Carbon Quantum Dots, Carbon, 2021, 183, 1-11, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2021.06.088 (Published: 15 October, 2021).
Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Team
Akito Ozawa, Yuki Kudoh, Assessing Uncertainties of Life-Cycle CO2 Emissions Using Hydrogen Energy for Power Generation, Energies 14(21) 6943, October 2021, https://doi.org/10.3390/en14216943 (Published October 2021)
Resource Circulation Technology Research Team
Wang, S., Li, J., Narita, H., Tanaka, M., Solvent extraction equilibrium modeling for the separation of ammonia, nickel(II), and copper(II) from the loaded LIX84-I, Minerals Engineering., 2021, 172, 107132. DOI: 10.1016/j.mineng.2021.107132(published: October, 2021)
Multijunction PV Team
Sai, H., Sato, Y., Oku, T., Matsui, T., Very thin crystal silicon cells: A way to improve the photovoltaic performance at elevated temperatures, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 2021, 29 (10), 1093-1104, https://doi.org/10.1002/pip.3443 (Published: October, 2021)
Global Zero Emission Research Center
Yanxiang Liu, Yuanlin Li, Gang Chen, Xiao-Feng Wang, Ritsuko Fujii, Yumiko Yamano, Osamu Kitao, Takashi Nakamura, and Shin-ichi Sasaki, Semi-Synthetic Chlorophyll-Carotenoid Dyad for Dye-Sensitized Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution, Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2021, 2101303, https://doi.org/10.1002/admi.202101303 (Published: September 27, 2021)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Le Tonquesse, S.; Matsushita, Y.; Jood, P.; Ohta, M.; Mori, T.; Berthebaud, D., Fabrication and evaluation of low-cost CrSi2 thermoelectric legs, Crystals , 2021, 11, 9, 1140:1–1140:12, 10.3390/cryst11091140 (Published: September 18, 2021)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Hatagami, K., Kishimoto, F., Kawase, Y., Nandal, V., Seki, K., Takanabe, K., Design Predictions of n–n Heterojunction Based Photoanode for Efficient Unbiased Overall Solar Water Splitting, Energy Technology 2021, 12, 1, 7055:1–7055:8, DOI: 10.1002/ente.202100570 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/ente.202100570 (Published: September 14, 2021)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Okada, T., Miseki, Y., Gunji, T., Sayama, K., A Z-scheme system constructed from WO3 modified TiO2 doped with Cr and Sb for visible light-driven overall water splitting, Appl. Phys. Lett. 119, (2021) 113901., https://aip.scitation.org/doi/full/10.1063/5.0061710 (Published: September 13, 2021)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
S. Li, S. Shironita, Y. Sone, E. Hosono, D. Asakura, M. Umeda, Constant-rate heating-induced thermal runaway in 18650-type Li-ion cells charged/discharged at 1 °C: Effect of undischargeable Li at anode, Journal of Power Sources, 2021, 505, 230082, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2021.230082(Published: September 1, 2021)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Kusama, H., A computational study of a reduced dye and its O2 reduction: Implication on H2O2 production with dye-sensitized photocathodes, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 2021, 418, 113437, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2021.113437 (Published: September 2021)
Resource Circulation Technology Research Team
Narita, H., Morisaku, K., Tanaka, M., Structural Effect of Sulfide-Containing Diamides on the Extraction of Palladium(II) from HCl, Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 2021, 39, 533-544. DOI: 10.1080/07366299.2021.1876372 (published: September, 2021)
Resource Circulation Technology Research Team
Kouji Yasuda, Tetsuo Oishi, Tomomi Kagotani, Kenji Kawaguchi, Miki Yaguchi, Terumichi Enomoto, Toshiyuki Nohira, Electrochemical Dy-alloying behaviors of Ni-based alloys in molten LiF–CaF2–DyF3 and LiCl–KCl–DyCl3: Effects of temperature and electrolysis potential, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 889 (2021) 161605, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2021.161605(Published August 18, 2021)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Hashikuni, K., Suekuni, K., Usui, H., Chetty, R., Ohta, M., Takabatake, T., Ohtaki, M., A comparative study of thermoelectric Cu2TrTi3S8 (Tr = Co and Sc) thiospinels: Enhanced Seebeck coefficient via electronic structure modification, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2021, 871, 159548:1-159548:9, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2021.159548 (Published: August 5, 2021)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
H. Kitaura, E. Hosono and H. Zhou, An ultrafast process for the fabrication of a Li metal–inorganic solid electrolyte interface , Energy & Environmental Science, 2021, 14, 8, 4474-4480, https://doi.org/10.1039/D1EE00759A (Published: August 1, 2021)
Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Team
Shinichirou Morimoto, Hiroshi Kuroki, Hirokazu Narita, Aya Ishigaki, Scenario assessment of neodymium recycling in Japan based on substance flow analysis and future demand forecast, Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management volume 23, pp2120–2132, August 2021, DOI: 10.1007/s10163-021-01277-6 (Published August 2021)
Multijunction PV Team
Makita, K., Kamikawa, Y., Mizuno, H., Oshima, R., Shoji, Y., Ishizuka, S., Müller, R., Beutel, P., Lackner, D., Benick, J., Hermle, M., Dimroth, F., Sugaya, T., III-V//CuxIn1-yGaySe2 multijunction solar cells with 27.2% efficiency fabricated using modified smart stack technology with Pd nanoparticle array and adhesive material, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 2021, 29 (8), 887–898, https://doi.org/10.1002/pip.3398 (Published: August, 2021)
Multijunction PV Team
Shoji, Y., Oshima, R., Makita, K., Ubukata, A., Sugaya, T., Pd-mediated mechanical stack of III–V solar cells fabricated via hydride vapor phase epitaxy, Solar Energy, 224, 142–148, August 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2021.06.005 (Published: August, 2021)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
Y.T. Du, K Fujita, S. Shironita, Y. Sone, E. Hosono, D. Asakura, M. Umeda, Capacity fade characteristics of nickel-based lithium-ion secondary battery after calendar deterioration at 80 °C, Journal of Power Sources, 2021, 501, 230005, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2021.230005(Published: July 31, 2021)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
W. Zhang, T. Ishiyama, H. Kishimoto, K. Yamaji, Conductivity degradation of transition metal (Mn, Co, Fe) doped yttria stabilized zirconia by phase transformation, ECS Transactions, 2021, 103, 1, 2253-2257, https://doi.org/10.1149/10301.2253ecst (published: July 18. 2021)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
T. Yamaguchi, T. Ishiyama, H. Kishimoto, K. Develos-Bagarinao, K. Yamaji, Determination of partial proton conductivity in fluorite-type oxides using electrochemical technique, ECS Transactions, 2021, 103, 1, 2111-2116, https://doi.org/10.1149/10301.2111ecst (Published: July 18, 2021)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
R. A. Budiman, K. Develos-Bagarinao, T. Ishiyama, T. Yamaguchi, H. Kishimoto, K. Yamaji, Determination of factors governing degradation of anode-supported solid oxide fuel cells as influenced by current density and humidity, ECS Transactions, 2021, 103, 1, 1121-1128, https://doi.org/10.1149/10301.1121ecst (Published: July 18, 2021)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Shimizu, Y., Suekuni, K., Saito, H., Lemoine, P., Guilmeau, E., Raveau, B., Chetty, R., Ohta, M., Takabatake, T., Ohtaki, M., Synergistic effect of chemical substitution and insertion on the thermoelectric performance of Cu26V2Ge6S32 colusite, Inorganic Chemistry, 2021, 60, 15, 11364–11373, 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c01321(Published: July 16, 2021)
Multijunction PV Team
Calum, M., Ni, C. S., Svrcek, V., Tamilselvan, V., Maquire, P., Irvine, J. T. S., Mariotti, D., Carrier extraction from metallic perovskite oxide nanoparticles, Nanoscale, 2021, 13, 12271-12278, https://doi.org/10.1039/D1NR02890A (Published: 09 July 2021).
Organic-inorganic Hybrid PV Team
Ching Chang Lin, Takurou N. Murakami, Masayuki Chikamatsu, Takeru Bessho, Miwako Furue, Hiroshi Segawa, A Sodium Chloride Modification of SnO2 Electron Transport Layers to Enhance the Performance of Perovskite Solar Cells ACS Omega 2021, 6, 28, 17880–17889, https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsomega.1c01286 (Publiched July 2, 2021)
Organic-inorganic Hybrid PV Team
A. Kogo and M. Chikamatsu,Tin Halide Perovskite Polycrystalline Films Formed with Nonhazardous 2-Propanol Solvent, Chem. Lett. 2021, 50, 1614–1616. https://doi.org/10.1246/cl.210340 (Published: July 1, 2021)
Smart CO2 Utilization Research Team
Murakami, T., Effect of tar-adsorbing particles on tar components generated by lignite gasification in a fluidized bed gasifier, JOURNAL OF THE JAPAN PETROLEUM INSTITUTE, 2021, 64 (4), 197-202, https://doi.org/10.1627/jpi.64.197 (Published July 2021)
Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Team
Yu Nagatomo, Akito Ozawa, Yuki Kudoh, Hiroki Hondo, Impacts of employment in power generation on renewable-based energy systems in Japan— Analysis using an energy system model, Energy 120350-120350, July 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2021.120350 (Published July 2021)
Multijunction PV Team
Abou-Ras, D., Nikolaeva, A., Krause, M., Korte, L., Stange, H., Mainz, R., Sanli, E., Aken, P., Sugaya, T., Nishinaga, J., Optoelectronic Inactivity of Dislocations in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Thin Films, Physica Status Solidi: Rapid Research Letters, 2021, 15 (7), 2100042, https://doi.org/10.1002/pssr.202100042 (Published: July, 2021)
Multijunction PV Team
Tutsch, L., Sai, H., Matsui, T., Bivour, M., Hermle, M., Koida, T., The sputter deposition of broadband transparent and highly conductive cerium and hydrogen co-doped indium oxide and its transfer to silicon heterojunction solar cells, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 2021, 29(7), 835-845, https://doi.org/10.1002/pip.3388 (Published: July, 2021)
Organic-inorganic Hybrid PV Team
Kohei Kuwano, Taiki Okajima, Yasuyuki Watanabe, Masayuki Chikamatsu, Yuji Yoshida, Eiichi Nishikawa, Investigation of the electron transport layer in semitransparent organic photovoltaic cells using near-infrared light-absorbing materials, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 60, 071004 (2021), https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.35848/1347-4065/abf94a (Published June 25, 2021)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
K. Develos-Bagarinao, T. Ishiyama, H. Kishimoto, H. Shimada, K. Yamaji, Nanoengineering of cathode layers for solid oxide fuel cells to achieve superior power densities, Nature Communications, 2021, 12, 3979, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-24255-w(Published: June 25, 2021)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
H. Uematsu, N. Ishiguro, M. Abe, S. Takazawa, J. Kang, E. Hosono, N. D. Nguyen, H. C. Dam, M. Okubo, and Y. Takahashi, Visualization of Structural Heterogeneities in Particles of Lithium Nickel Manganese Oxide Cathode Materials by Ptychographic X-ray Absorption Fine Structure, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2021, 12, 24, 5781-5788, https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpclett.1c01445 (Published: June 24, 2021)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Okunaka, S., Miseki, Y., Sayama, K., Improvement of photoelectrochemical HClO production under visible light irradiation by loading cobalt oxide onto a BiVO4 photoanode, CATALYSIS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 11 (2021) , 5467-5471., https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2021/cy/d1cy00902h (Publised: Jun 23, 2021)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Imasato, K.; Anand, S; Gurunathan, R.; Snyder, G. J, The effect of Mg3As2 alloying on the thermoelectric properties of n-type Mg3(Sb, Bi)2, Dalton Transactions, 2021, 50, 27, 9376-9382, 10.1039/D1DT01600H (Published June 17 2021)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Zhao, Z., Nandal, V., Shun, A., Jiang, L., Horike, S., Akaike, K., Mukaida, M., Kirihara, K., Seki, K., Wei, Q., Determining interfacial resistance in thermoelectrochemical cells using transmission line measurement, Applied Physics Letters 118, 243907, DOI: 10.1063/5.0051249, https://aip.scitation.org/doi/full/10.1063/5.0051249 (Published: June 14, 2021)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
R. Pang, Miseki, Y., Sayama, K., Effective solar-light-driven photocatalytic production of hypobromous acid on film-like photocatalyst sheets, SUSTAINABLE ENERGY & FUELS , 5 (2021) , 3648-3655., https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2021/se/d1se00608h (Published: Jun 11, 2021)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Nandal, V., Wei, Q., Seki, K., Insight into the effect of the configuration entropy of additives on the Seebeck coefficient, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 23, 14803-14810, DOI: 10.1039/D1CP01153G, https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2021/cp/d1cp01153g (Published: June 09, 2021)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Nandal, V., Pihosh, Y., Higashi, T., Minegishi, T., Yamada, T., Seki, K., Probing fundamental losses in nanostructured Ta3N5 photoanodes: design principles for efficient water oxidation, Energy & Environmental Science 14 4038-4047, DOI: 10.1039/D1EE01004B https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2021/ee/d1ee01004b (Published: June 4, 2021)
Resource Circulation Technology Research Team
Tanaka, F., Gungaajav, L., Terakado, O., Kuzuhara, S., Kasuya, R., Dehydrofluorination behavior of poly(vinylidene fluoride) during thermal treatment using calcium carbonate, 2021, 702, 178977. DOI: 10.1016/j.tca.2021.178977 (published: June 2021)
Resource Circulation Technology Research Team
Suzuki, T., Otsubo, U., Ogata, T., Shiwaku, H., Kobayashi, T., Yaita, T., Matsuoka, M., Murayama, N., Narita, H., Speciation and separation of platinum(iv) polynuclear complexes in concentrated nitric acid solutions, Dalton Transactions, 2021, 50, 11390-11397. DOI: 10.1039/D1DT01392K (published: June, 2021) Selected as the Journal Cover
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Tateno, H. Miseki, Y., Kusama, H., Chen, S., Mochizuki, T., Sayama, K., NaBr-Assisted Photoelectrochemical and Photochemical Integrated Process for Isomerization of Maleate Esters to Fumarate Esters, ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, 9 (2021) , 6886–6893., https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c01871 (Publised: May 17, 2021)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Hagiwara, T., Suekuni, K., Lemoine, P., Supka, A.R., Chetty, R., Guilmeau, E., Raveau, B., Fornari, M., Ohta, M., Orabi, R.A.R.A., Saito, H., Hashikuni, K., Ohtaki, M., Key role of d0 and d10 cations for the design of semiconducting colusites: large thermoelectric ZT in Cu26Ti2Sb6S32 compounds, Chemistry of Materials, 2021, 33, 9, 3449–3456, 10.1021/acs.chemmater.1c00872(Published: May 11, 2021)
Organic-inorganic Hybrid PV Team
Tetsuhiko Miyadera, Yuto Auchi, Kohei Yamamoto, Noboru Ohashi, Tomoyuki Koganezawa, Hiroyuki Yaguchi, Yuji Yoshida, and Masayuki Chikamatsu. Insights into Microscopic Crystal Growth Dynamics of CH3NH3PbI3 under a Laser Deposition Process Revealed by In Situ X-ray Diffraction. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2021, 13, 19, 22559–22566. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c04488 (Published: May 7, 2021)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Pleskunov, P., Košutová, T., Vaidulych, M., Nikitin, D., Krtouš, Z., AliOgly, S., Kishenina, K., Tafiichuk, R., Biederman, H., Gordeev, I., Drewes, J., Barg, I., Faupel, F., Cieslar, M., Yatskiv, R., Pihosh, Y., Nandal, V., Seki, K., Domen, K., Choukourov, A., The sputter-based synthesis of tantalum oxynitride nanoparticles with architecture and bandgap controlled by design, Applied Surface Science 559, 1, 149974, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2021.149974, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169433221010503 (Published: May 2021)
Smart CO2 Utilization Research Team
Murakami, T., Yasuda, H., Analysis of tar components generated by steam gasification in the low temperature of lignite in a fluidized bed gasifier, CHEM LETT, 2021, 50 (5), 1086-1090, https://doi.org/10.1246/cl.200922 (Published May 2021)
Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Team
Tomonori Honda, Akito Ozawa, Hiroko Wakamatsu, Profitability Assessment of Residential Photovoltaic Battery Systems in Japan Using Electric Power Big Data, Sustainability, 13(10) 5370-5370, May 2021, https://doi.org/10.3390/su13105370 (Published May 2021)
Multijunction PV Team
Hitoshi Sai, Hung-Jung Hsu, Po-Wei Chen, Pei-Ling Chen, Takuya Matsui, Intrinsic amorphous silicon bilayers for effective surface passivation in silicon heterojunction solar cells: a comparative study of interfacial layers, Physica Status Solidi A, 218 (9), 2000743, May 2021, https://doi.org/10.1002/pssa.202000743.(Published:May, 2021)
Resource Circulation Technology Research Team
Tanaka, M., Narita, H., Revaluating Solvent Extraction Equilibria of Trivalent Rare Earths with EHEHPA (PC-88A) Using Alstad Equation, Hydrometallurgy, 2021, 201, 105588. DOI: 10.1016/j.hydromet.2021.105588 (published: May 2021)
Carbon-based Energy Carrier Research Team
Nijamudheen, A., Kanega, R., Onishi, N., Himeda, Y., Fujita, E., Ertem, M. Z.(2021). Distinct Mechanisms and Hydricities of Cp*Ir-Based CO2 Hydrogenation Catalysts in Basic Water, ACS Catal. 2021, 11, 9, 5776–5788, https://doi.org/10.1021/acscatal.0c04772 (Published: April 28, 2021)
Carbon-based Energy Carrier Research Team
Arashiba, K., Kanega, R., Himeda, Y., Nishibayashi, Y., Catalytic Ammonia Formation with Electrochemically Reduced Samarium Diiodide from Samarium Triiodide and Water from Dinitrogen, Chemistry Letters 2021, 50, 1356-1358, https://doi.org/10.1246/cl.210152 (Web Released: April 10, 2021)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Takasugi, S., Miseki, Y., Sayama, K., Photo-electrochemical production of IO4– from IO3– over a WO3 semiconductor photoanode, Chem. Lett., 50, (2021) 1220-1222., https://www.journal.csj.jp/doi/full/10.1246/cl.210094, (Published: April 01, 2021)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Mondal, S., Seki, K., Bagchi, B., An exact solution in the theory of fluorescence resonance energy transfer with vibrational relaxation, The Journal of Chemical Physics 154, 134104 DOI: 10.1063/5.0045008, https://aip.scitation.org/doi/full/10.1063/5.0045008 (Published: April 1, 2021)
Resource Circulation Technology Research Team
T. Oishi, M. Yaguchi, Y. Takai, Hydrometallurgical recovery of high-purity copper cathode from highly impure crude copper, Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 2021, 167, , 105382, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2020.105382 (Published: April 2021)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Matsumoto,M. , Yamaguchi, R., Shima, K., Masakazu Mukaida,M., Tomita, M., Watanabe,T., Ishida, T., & Fujigaya, T., Control of Anisotropic Conduction of Carbon Nanotube Sheets and Their Use as Planar-type Thermoelectric Conversion Materials, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1080/14686996.2021.1902243 (Published: March 18, 2021)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Takasugi, S., Miseki, Y., Konishi, Y., Sasaki, K., Fujita, E., Sayama, K., H2O2 production on a carbon cathode loaded with a nickel carbonate catalyst and on an oxide photoanode without an external bias, RSC Adv., 11, (2021) 11224-11232., https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2021/ra/d1ra01045j (Published: Mar 17, 2021)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Nakajima, T., Miseki, Y., Tateno, H., Tsuchiya, T. , and Sayama, K., Acid-Resistant BiVO4 Photoanodes: Insolubility Control by Solvents and Weak W Diffusion in the Lattice, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 13, (2021) 12079–12090. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsami.1c00458 (Published: March 4, 2021)
Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Team
Shinichirou Morimoto, Nguyen Thuy, Naomi Kitagawa, Sho Kataoka, Scenario assessment for producing methanol through carbon capture and utilization technologies considering regional characteristics, Journal of CO2 Utilization, Volume 45, 101452, March 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcou.2021.101452 (Published March 2021)
Multijunction PV Team
Umishio, H., Sai, H., Koida, T., Matsui, T., Nanocrystalline-silicon hole contact layers enabling efficiency improvement of silicon heterojunction solar cells: Impact of nanostructure evolution on solar cell performance, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 29(3), 344-356, March 2021, https://doi.org/10.1002/pip.3368 (Published: March 2021)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Zhiliang Wang, Hisatomi, T., Rengui Li, Sayama, K., Gang Liu, Kazunari Domen, Can Li, Lianzhou Wang, Efficiency Accreditation and Testing Protocols for Particulate Photocatalysts toward Solar Fuel Production, Joule, 2021, Volume 5, Issue 2, 17 February 2021, Pages 344-359, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2542435121000015?dgcid=coauthor (Published: February 17, 2021)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
R.A. Budiman, T. Ishiyama, K.D. Bagarinao, H. Kishimoto, K. Yamaji, T. Horita, Dependence of hydrogen oxidation reaction on water vapor in anode-supported solid oxide fuel cells, Solid State Ionics, 2021, 362, 115565, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssi.2021.115565(Published:February 12, 2021)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
F. Wang, K. Yan, R. A. Budiman, H. Kishimoto, T. Ishiyama, K.D. Bagarinao, K. Yamaji, T. Horita, H. Yokokawa, Erratum: Effect of Operating Temperature on Sulfur Distribution and Performance Degradation of Porous La0.6Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O3−δ Electrode [J. Electrochem. Soc., 167, 114507 (2020)], Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2021, 168, 029001, https://doi.org/10.1149/1945-7111/abdb49(Published:February 10, 2021)
Multijunction PV Team
Shoji, Y., Tamaki, R., Okada, Y., (2021), Temperature Dependence of Carrier Extraction Processes in GaSb/AlGaAs Quantum Nanostructure Intermediate-Band Solar Cells, Nanomaterials 2021, 11(2), 344; https://doi.org/10.3390/nano11020344 (Published: January 29, 2021)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
T. Sakai, M. Ogushi, K. Hosoi, A. Inoishi, H. Hagiwara, S. Ida, M. Oishi, T. Ishihara, Characteristics of YCoO3-type perovskite oxide and application as an SOFC cathode, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2021, 9, 3584-3588, https://doi.org/10.1039/D0TA09487K(Published:January 20, 2021)
Carbon-based Energy Carrier Research Team, Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
Kanega, R., Onishi, N., Tanaka, S., Kishimoto, H., Himeda Y. (2021). Catalytic Hydrogenation of CO2 to Methanol Using Multinuclear Iridium Complexes in a Gas–Solid Phase Reaction. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 3, 1570–1576. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.0c11927 (Published: January 13, 2021)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
J. Hyodo, S. Kato, S. Ida, T. Ishihara, Y. Okuyama, T. Sakai, Determination of Oxide Ion Conductivity in Ba-Doped LaYbO3 Proton-Conducting Perovskites via an Oxygen Isotope Exchange Method, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2021, 125, 1703−1713, https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c09591(Published:January 12, 2021)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
K. Develos-Bagarinao, R. A. Budiman, T. Ishiyama, K. Yamaji, H. Kishimoto, Leveraging catalytic effects of heterointerfaces through multilayering for superior cathode performance, Journal of Power Sources, 2020, 480, 229094, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2020.229094(Published:December 31, 2020)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
A. Inoishi, M. Hokazono, E. Kashiwazaki, N. Setoguchi, T. Sakai, R. Sakamoto, S. Okada, An All-Solid-State Bromide-Ion Battery, ChemElectroChem, 2021, 8, 246-249, https://doi.org/10.1002/celc.202001481(Published:December 23, 2020)
Resource Circulation Technology Research Team
Tetsuo Oishi, Miki Yaguchi, Yumi Katasho, Hirokazu Konishi, Toshiyuki Nohira, Selective Permeation of Dysprosium Through an Alloy Diaphragm in Molten Chloride Systems, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2020, 167, , 163505, https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1149/1945-7111/abd0cc/meta(Published: December 21,2020)
Resource Circulation Technology Research Team
Narita, H., Kasuya, R., Suzuki, T., Motokawa, R., Tanaka, M., Precious Metal Separations, Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry, Wiley Online Library, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119951438.eibc2756 (published: December 17, 2020)
Multijunction PV Team
Shimizu, Y., Sai, H., Matsui, T., Taki, K., Hashiguchi, T., Katayama, H., Matsumoto, M., Terakawa, A., Inoue, K., Nagai, Y., (2021). Crystallite distribution analysis based on hydrogen content in thin-film nanocrystalline silicon solar cells by atom probe tomography. Applied Physics Express, vol. 14, No. 1, 016501 (2021). https://doi.org/10.35848/1882-0786/abd13f(Published: December 16,2020)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
F. Wang, H. Kishimoto, T. Ishiyama, K. Develos-Bagarinao, K. Yamaji, T. Horita, H. Yokokawa, A review of sulfur poisoning of solid oxide fuel cell cathode materials for solid oxide fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources, 2020, 478, 228763, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2020.228763(Published:December 1, 2020)
Multijunction PV Team
Tayagaki, T., Makita, K., Tachibana, T., Mizuno, H., Oshima, R., Takato, H., Sugaya, T. (2021). Impact of loading topology and current mismatch on current–voltage curves of three-terminal tandem solar cells with interdigitatedback contacts.
Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 221 (2021) 110901.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2020.110901(Accepted: November 27, 2020)
Multijunction PV Team
Shoji, Y., Oshima, R., Makita, K., Ubukata, A., Sugaya, T., (2021). Epitaxial Lift-Off of Single-Junction GaAs Solar Cells Grown Via Hydride Vapor Phase Epitaxy.
IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 11, 1, 93-98.
https://doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2020.3033420(Published: November 10, 2020)
Carbon-based Energy Carrier Research Team, Hydrogen Production and Storage Team
Kosaka, F., Yamaguchi, T., Ando, Y., Mochizuki, T., Takagi, H., Matsuoka, K., Kuramoto, K. (2021). Thermal management of CO2 methanation with axial staging of active metal concentration in Ni-YSZ tubular catalysts. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 46, 5, 4116-4125.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.10.247(Accepted: October 29, 2020)
Resource Circulation Technology Research Team
Kouji Yasuda, Terumichi Enomoto, Yusaku Watanabe, Tetsuo Oishi , Toshiyuki Nohira, (2020)., Electrochemical Dy-Alloying Behaviors of Ni-Based Alloys in Molten LiFCaF2DyF3: Effects of Constituent Elements, Materials Transactions, 2020, 61, 12, 2329, https://doi.org/10.2320/matertrans.MT-M2020200 (Advance Publication Released: October 23, 2020)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
T. Yamaguchi, T. Ishiyama, H. Kishimoto, K. Develos-Bagarinao, K. Yamaji, Quantitative analysis of proton solubility in YSZ using SIMS, Solid State Ionics , 2020, 354, 115414, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssi.2020.115414(Published:October 15, 2020)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Okunaka, S., Miseki, Y., Sayama, K., Functions of MnOx in NaCl Aqueous Solution for Artificial Photosynthesis, iScience, Volume 23, Issue 10, 101540, 2020, October 23, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2020.101540 (Published: October 8, 2020)
Multijunction PV Team
Matsui, T., Bivour, M., Hermle, M., Sai. H., (2020). Atomic-Layer-Deposited TiOx Nanolayers Function as Efficient HoleSelective Passivating Contacts in Silicon Solar Cells.
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12, 49777−49785.
https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c14239(Accepted: October 7, 2020)
Resource Circulation Technology Research Team
Katasho, Y., Yasuda, K., Oishi, T., Nohira, T. (2021). Electrochemical reduction behavior of vitrified nuclear waste simulant in molten CaCl2. Journal of Nuclear Materials, 543, 152578. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2020.152578 (Accepted: October 5, 2020)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
R.A. Budiman, H.J. Hong, S. Hashimoto, K. Yashiro, K.D. Bagarinao, H. Kishimoto, K. Yamaji, T. Kawada, Determination of relevant factors affecting the surface oxygen exchange coefficient of solid oxide fuel cell cathode with ionic conducting oxide coating, Solid State Ionics, 2020, 353, 115372, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssi.2020.115372(Published:October 1, 2020)
Organic-inorganic Hybrid PV Team
Kogo, A., Chikamatsu, M. (2020). Cesium iodide post-treatment of organic–inorganic perovskite crystals to improve photovoltaic performance and thermal stability. Nanoscale, 2020,12, 21605-21609. https://doi.org/10.1039/D0NR05435F (Accepted: October 1, 2020)
Principal Research Manager
Yamada, H., Saitoh, N., Ghosh, B., Masuda, Y., Yoshizawa, N., Shirahata, N. (2020). Improved Brightness and Color Tunability of Solution-Processed Silicon Quantum Dot Light-Emitting Diodes. J. Phys. Chem. C 2020, 124, 23333-23342. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c06672 (Accepted: September 30, 2020)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Ziolkowski, P, Chetty, R., Blaschkewitz, P, Ohta, M., Yamamoto, A., Müller, E. (2020). Inter-laboratory testing for high temperature power generation characteristics of a Ni-based alloy thermoelectric module. Energy Technology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ente.202000557 (Accepted: September 4, 2020)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
T. Sakai, T. Kato, H. Katsui, Y. Tanaka, T. Goto, Preparation of Y-doped BaZrO3 thin film electrolyte by laser chemical vapor deposition, Materials Today Communications, 2020, 24, 101184, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2020.101184(Published:September 1, 2020)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Kusama, H., Intermolecular interaction between anthraquinone dyes and TEMPO mediator in dye-sensitized photocatalytic systems, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, 2020, 2, 100003, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpap.2020.100003 (Published: September 2020)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
W.X. Zhang, Q. Feng, E. Hosono, D. Asakura, J. Miyawaki, Y. Harada, Tetragonal Distortion of a BaTiO3/Bi0.5Na0.5TiO3 Nanocomposite Responsible for Anomalous Piezoelectric and Ferroelectric Behaviors, ACS Omega, 2020, 5, 36, 22800-22807, https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.0c01845(Published:August 31, 2020)
Organic-inorganic Hybrid PV Team
Nishihara, Y., Onozawa-Komatsuzaki, N., Zou, X., Marumoto, K., Chikamatsu, M., Yoshida, Y. (2020). Effect of Passivation on the Interface between Perovskite and Donor–Acceptor Copolymer-based Hole-transport Layer in Perovskite Solar Cells. Chemistry Letters, 49, 11, 1341-1344. https://doi.org/10.1246/cl.200497 (Accepted: August 20, 2020)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Jood, P., Male, J., Anand, S., Matsushita, Y., Takagiwa, Y., Kanatzidis, M. G., Synder, G. J., Ohta, M.(2020). Na doping in PbTe – solubility, band convergence, phase boundary mapping, and thermoelectric properties. Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol.142, Issue 36, pp.15464–15475. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/jacs.0c07067 (Published: August 7, 2020)
Principal Research Manager
Murata, H., Nakajima, Kado, Y., Saitoh, N., Yoshizawa, N., Suemasu, T., Toko, K. (2020). Multilayer Graphene Battery Anodes on Plastic Sheets for Flexible Electronics. ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2020, 3, 8410-8414. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsaem.0c01030 (Accepted: July 29, 2020)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
F. Wang, K. Yan, R. A. Budiman, H. Kishimoto, T. Ishiyama, K.D. Bagarinao, K. Yamaji, T. Horita, H. Yokokawa, Effect of Operating Temperature on Sulfur Distribution and Performance Degradation of Porous La0.6Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O3−δ Electrode, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2020, 167, 11, 114507, https://doi.org/10.1149/1945-7111/aba4e9(Published:July 21, 2020)
Carbon-based Energy Carrier Research Team
Wang, W.-H., Wang, H., Yang, Y., Lai, X., Li, Y., Wang, J., Himeda, Y., Bao, M. (2020). Synergistic Effect of Pendant N Moieties for Proton Shuttling in the Dehydrogenation of Formic Acid Catalyzed by Biomimetic Ir(III) Complexes. ChemSusChem 2020, 13, 18, 5015-5022.https://doi.org/10.1002/cssc.202001190(Accepted: July 14, 2020)
Carbon-based Energy Carrier Research Team
Hong, D., Shimoyama, Y., Ohgomori, Y., Kanega, R., Kotani, H., Ishizuka, T., Kon, Y., Himeda, Y., Kojima, T. (2020). Cooperative Effects of Heterodinuclear Ir(III)–M(II) Complexes on Catalytic H2 Evolution from Formic Acid Dehydrogenation in Water. Inorganic Chemistry 2020, 59, 17, 11976-11985. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c00812(Published: July 10, 2020)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
O. S. Mendoza-Hernandez, E. Hosono, D. Asakura, H. Matsuda, M. Umeda, Y. Sone, Effect of the Charge Process and Discharge Rate on the Lithium Stripping Process Visibility in LiFePO4-Graphite Li-ion Cells during Charge-Discharge Cycling at 0 degrees C, Electrochemistry, 2020, 88, 4, 340-342, https://doi.org/10.5796/electrochemistry.20-00052(Published:July 5, 2020)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
O. S. Mendoza-Hernandez, L. J. Bolay, B. Horstmann, A. Latz, E. Hosono, D. Asakura, H. Matsuda, M. Itagaki, M. Umeda, Y. Sone, Durability Analysis of the REIMEI Satellite Li-ion Batteries after more than 14 Years of Operation in Space, Electrochemistry, 2020, 88, 4, 300-304, https://doi.org/10.5796/electrochemistry.20-00046(Published:July 5, 2020)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Fei, S., Miyata, M., Takahashi, M., Dwivedi, P., Zhou, W., Ohta, M., Maenosono, S. (2020). Thermoelectric properties of paracostibite fabricated using chemically synthesized Co–Sb–S nanoparticles as building blocks. AIP Advances, Vol.10, Issue 7, pp.075021:1–5. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0012463 (Accepted: July 3, 2020)
Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Team
Shinichirou Morimoto, Yanfei Cheng, Norio Mizukoshi, Kiyotaka Tahara, Methodological Study of Evaluating Future Lightweight Vehicle Scenarios and CO2 Reduction Based on Life Cycle Assessment, Sustainability 12(14), pp5713-5713, July 2020, https://doi.org/10.3390/su12145713 (Published July 2020)
Carbon-based Energy Carrier Research Team
Arashiba, K., Kanega, R., Himeda, Y., Nishibayashi, Y. (2020). Electrochemical Reduction of Samarium Triiodide into Samarium Diiodide. Chemistry Letters 2020, 49, 10, 1171-1173.https://doi.org/10.1246/cl.200429 (Accepted: June 30, 2020)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
A. Kuwabara, M. Enomoto, E. Hosono, K. Hamaguchi, T. Onuma, S. Kajiyama, T. Kato, Nanostructured liquid-crystalline Li-ion conductors with high oxidation resistance: molecular design strategy towards safe and high-voltage-operation Li-ion batteries, Chemical Science, 2020, 11, 39, 10631-10637, https://doi.org/10.1039/D0SC01646B(Published:June 23, 2020)
Multijunction PV Team
Alessi, B., Macias-Montero, M., Maddi, C., Maguire, P., Svrcek, V., Mariotti, D., Bridging energy bands to the crystalline and amorphous states of Si QDs, Faraday Discussions, 2020, 222, 390-404. https://doi.org/10.1039/C9FD00103D (Published: June, 2020)
Multijunction PV Team
Tayagaki, T., Oshima, R., Shoji, Y., Sugaya, T. (2020). Luminescence effects on subcell current-voltage analysis in InGaP/GaAs tandem solar cells. J. Photon. Energy 10(2), 025504. https://doi.org/10.1117/1.JPE.10.025504 (Accepted: May 28, 2020)
Smart CO2 Utilization Research Team
Keller, M., Matsumura, A., Sharma, A. (2020). Spray-dried Fe/Al2O3 as a carbon carrier for COx-free hydrogen production via methane cracking in a fluidized bed process. Chemical Engineering Journal, 398, 125612, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2020.125612 (Accepted: May 21, 2020)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Rui Pang, Yugo Miseki, Sayuri Okunaka, Kazuhiro Sayama. (2020). Photocatalytic Production of Hypochlorous Acid over Pt/WO3 under Simulated Solar Light. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2020, 8, 23, 8629–8637, https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c01341 (Accepted: May 19, 2020)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Yuta Miyase, Yugo Miseki, Takahiro Gunji, Kazuhiro Sayama. (2020). Efficient H2O2 Production via H2O Oxidation on an Anode Modified with Sb‐Containing Mixed Metal Oxides. ChemElectroChem, 2020, 7, 2448-2455, https://doi.org/10.1002/celc.202000276 (Accepted: May 17, 2020)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Dwivedi, P., Miyata, M., Higashimine, K., Takahashi, M., Zhou, W., Ohta, M., Maenosono, S. (2020). Effect of Gallium Substitution in Cu3Al1−xGaxSnS5 Nanobulk Materials on Thermoelectric Properties. ACS Applied Energy Materials. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsaem.0c00730 (Accepted: May 13, 2020)
Smart CO2 Utilization Research Team
Keller, M., Otomo, J. (2020). CO production from CO2 and H2 via the rWGS reaction by thermochemical redox cycling in interconnected fluidized beds. Journal Of CO2 Utilization, 40, 101191, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcou.2020.101191 (Accepted: May 11, 2020)
Multijunction PV Team
Shoji, Y., Oshima, R., Makita, K., Ubukata, A., Sugaya T. (2020). Effects of growth interruption on InGaP fabricated via hydride vapor phase epitaxy. Journal of Crystal Growth, Volume 544, 15 August 2020, 12512. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2020.125712 (Accepted: May 11, 2020)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
O. S. Mendoza-Hernandez, E. Hosono, D. Asakura, H. Matsuda, A. Pfrang, A. Kriston, M. Umeda, Y. Sone, Effect of the Charge Process on the Performance of Li-ion Cells during Charge-Discharge Cycling at 0°C, Electrochemistry, 2020, 88, 3, 230-235, https://doi.org/10.5796/electrochemistry.20-00027(Published:May 5, 2020)
Resource Circulation Technology Research Team
Katasho, Y., Norikawa, Y., Yamamoto, T., Yasuda, K., Nohira, T. (2020). In situ synchrotron X-ray diffraction study of the electrochemical reduction of SiO2 in molten CaCl2. Electrochemistry Communications, Volume 115, June 2020, 106740. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.elecom.2020.106740 (Accepted: May 4, 2020)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
R.A. Budiman, K.D. Bagarinao, T. Ishiyama, H. Kishimoto, K. Yamaji, T. Horita, H. Yokokawa, Influence of Sr and Co deficiency on the transport properties and oxygen reduction reaction of La0.6Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O3-δ, Solid State Ionics, 2020, 348, 115285, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssi.2020.115285(Published:May 1, 2020)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Jood, P., Chetty, R., Ohta, M. (2020). Structural stability enables high thermoelectric performance in room temperature Ag2Se. Journal of Materials Chemistry A. https://doi.org/10.1039/D0TA02614J (Accepted: April 29, 2020)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Sotnikv, A. V., Jood, P., Ohta, M. (2020). Enhancing the Thermoelectric Properties of Misfit Layered Sulfides (MS)1.2+q(NbS2)n (M = Gd and Dy) through Structural Evolution and Compositional Tuning. ACS omega, 2020, 5, 13006-13013. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.0c00908 (Accepted: April 21, 2020)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
M. Yamada, S. Morimitsu, E. Hosono, T. Yamada, Preparation of bioplastic using soy protein, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2020, 149 , 1077-1083, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2020.02.025(Published:April 15, 2020)
Principal Research Manager
Murata, H., Saitoh, N., Yoshizawa, N., Suemasu, T., Toko, K. (2020). Impact of the carbon membrane inserted below Ni in the layer exchange of multilayer graphene. CrystEngComm, 2020, 22, 3106–3109. https://doi.org/10.1039/D0CE00394H (Accepted: April 15, 2020)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Takayoshi Oshima, Shunta Nishioka, Yuka Kikuchi, Shota Hirai, Kei-ichi Yanagisawa, Miharu Eguchi, Yugo Miseki, Toshiyuki Yokoi, Tatsuto Yui, Koji Kimoto, Kazuhiro Sayama, Osamu Ishitani, Thomas E. Mallouk, Kazuhiko Maeda. (2020). An Artificial Z-scheme Constructed from Dye-Sensitized Metal Oxide Nanosheets for Visible Light-Driven Overall Water Splitting. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2020, 142, 18, 8412–8420, https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.0c02053 (Accepted: April 13, 2020)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Kojiro Fuku, Ryosuke Takioka, Kazushi Iwamura, Masanobu Todoroki, Kazuhiro Sayama, Naoki Ikenaga. (2020). Photocatalytic H2O2 production from O2 under visible light irradiation over phosphate ion-coated Pd nanoparticles-supported BiVO4. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2020, 272, 119003, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2020.119003 (Accepted: April 10, 2020)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Yugo Miseki, Kana Fujita, Shoji Iguchi, Osamu Kitao, Takahiro Gunji, Kazuhiro Sayama. (2020). In–Fe mixed oxide as an oxygen-evolution photocatalyst for visible-light-driven Z-scheme water splitting. Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 2020, 4, 2686–2690, https://doi.org/10.1039/D0SE00385A (Accepted: April 8, 2020)
Multijunction PV Team
Bürkle, M., Lozac’h, M., McDonald, C., Macias-Montero, M., Alessi, B., Mariotti, D., Švrček, V. (2020), Tuning the Bandgap Character of Quantum-Confined Si–Sn Alloyed Nanocrystals, Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 30, Issue 22, 1907210, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201907210 (Published: April 2, 2020)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
K. Develos-Bagarinao, R. A. Budiman, S. S. Liu, T. Ishiyama, H. Kishimoto, K. Yamaji, Evolution of cathode-interlayer interfaces and its effect on long-term degradation, Journal of Power Sources, 2020, 453, 227894, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2020.227894(Published:March 31, 2020)
Multijunction PV Team
Shoji, Y., Makita, K., Sugaya, T. (2020). Multiple epitaxial lift-off of stacked GaAs solar cells for low-cost photovoltaic applications. Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, volume 59, 052003. https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.35848/1347-4065/ab8575 (Accepted: March 31, 2020)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Silpawilawan, W., Tanuslip, S., Chetty, R., Ohta, M., Ohishi, Y., Muta, H., Kurosaki, K. (2020). Realizing excellent n‐ and p‐type Niobium‐based half‐heusler compounds based on thermoelectric properties and high‐temperature stability. Advanced Electronic Materials, 6, 2000083:1–9. https://doi.org/10.1002/aelm.202000083 (Accepted: March 22, 2020)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Bouyrie, Y., Chetty, R., Suekuni, K., Saitou, N., Jood, P., Yoshizawa, N., Takabatake, T., Ohta, M. (2020). Enhancement of the thermoelectric power factor by tuning the carrier concentration in Cu-rich and Ge-poor colusites Cu26+xNb2Ge6-xS32. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 8, 6442–6449. https://doi.org/10.1039/D0TC00508H (Accepted: March 20, 2020)
Organic-inorganic Hybrid PV Team
Miyadera T., Auchi, Y., Koganezawa, T., Yaguchi, H., Chikamatsu, M. (2020). Epitaxial growth of CH3NH3PbI3 on rubrene single crystal. APL Materials, 8, 041104. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5142307 (Accepted: March 17, 2020)
Multijunction PV Team
Oshima, R., Shoji, Y., Makita, K., Ubukata, A., Sugaya, T. (2020). Evaluation of GaAs solar cells grown under different conditions via hydride vapor phase epitaxy. Journal of Crystal Growth, Volume 537, 1 May 2020, 125600-1-125600-5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2020.125600 (Accepted: March 7, 2020)
Fundamentals of Ionic Devices Research Team
R. Yumiyama, D. Hyakutake, M. Hagiwara, E. Hosono, H. Matsuda, S. Fujihara, Chemical bath deposition of transparent ZnO films incorporated with erythrosine B molecules and their synergetic electro/photochromic properties, CrystEngComm, 2020, 22, 2447-2453, https://doi.org/10.1039/d0ce00167h(Published:March 6, 2020)
Artificial Photosynthesis Research Team
Takayoshi Oshima, Tom Ichibha, Kenji Oqmhula, Keisuke Hibino, Hiroto Mogi, Shunsuke Yamashita, Kotaro Fujii, Yugo Miseki, Kenta Hongo, Daling Lu, Ryo Maezono, Kazuhiro Sayama, Masatomo Yashima, Koji Kimoto, Hideki Kato, Masato Kakihana, Hiroshi Kageyama, Kazuhiko Maeda. (2020). Two‐Dimensional Perovskite Oxynitride K2LaTa2O6N with an H+/K+ Exchangeability in Aqueous Solution Forming a Stable Photocatalyst for Visible‐Light H2 Evolution. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2020, 59, 24, 9736-9743, https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.202002534 (Accepted: March 5, 2020)
Carbon-based Energy Carrier Research Team, Hydrogen Production and Storage Team
Kosaka, F., Yamaguchi, T., Ando, Y., Mochizuki, T., Takagi, H., Matsuoka, K., Fujishiro, Y., Kuramoto, K. (2020). Effect of Ni content on CO2 methanation performance with tubular-structured Ni-YSZ catalysts and optimization of catalytic activity for temperature management in the reactor. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2020, 45, 23, 12911-12920.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.02.221(Accepted: February 28, 2020)
Carbon-based Energy Carrier Research Team
Kawanami, H., Iguchi, M., Himeda, Y. (2020). Ligand Design for Catalytic Dehydrogenation of Formic Acid to Produce High-pressure Hydrogen Gas under Base-free Conditions. Inorganic Chemistry 2020, 59, 7, 4191-4199.https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b01624(Published: February 17, 2020)
Multijunction PV Team
Matsui, T., Bivour, M., Ndione, P. F., Bonilla, R. S., Hermle, M. (2020). Origin of the tunable carrier selectivity of atomic-layer-deposited TiOx nanolayers in crystalline silicon solar cells. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Volume 209, 1 June 2020, 110461. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2020.110461 (Accepted: February 10, 2020)
Carbon-based Energy Carrier Research Team
Kanega, R., Ertem, M. Z., Onishi, N., Szalda, D. J., Fujita, E., Himeda, Y. (2020). CO2 Hydrogenation and Formic Acid Dehydrogenation Using Ir Catalysts with Amide-Based Ligands. Organometallics 2020, 39, 9, 1519-1531.https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.organomet.9b00809(Published: February 5, 2020)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Candolfi, C., Guelou, G., Bourges, C., Supka, A. R., Al Rahal Al Orabi, R., Fornari, M., Malaman, B., Caer, G. L., Lemoine, P., Hardy, V., Zanotti, J-M., Chetty, R., Ohta, M. , Suekuni, K., Guilmeau, E. (2020). Disorder-driven glasslike thermal conductivity in colusite Cu26V2Sn6S32 investigated by Mössbauer spectroscopy and inelastic neutron scattering. Physical Review Materials, 4, 025404:1–10. https://journals.aps.org/prmaterials/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.4.025404 (Accepted: January 27, 2020)
Multijunction PV Team
Nishigaki, Y., Nagai, T., Nishiwaki, M., Aizawa, T., Kozawa, M., Hanzawa, K., Kato, Y., Sai, H., Hiramatsu, H., Hosono, H., Fujiwara, H. (2020). Extraordinary Strong Band-Edge Absorption in Distorted Chalcogenide Perovskites. SOLAR RRL, Volume 4, MAY 2020, 1900555. https://doi.org/10.1002/solr.201900555 (Accepted: January 21, 2020)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Jood, P., Ohta, M. (2020). Temperature-Dependent Structural Variation and Cu Substitution in Thermoelectric Silver Selenide. ACS Applied Energy Materials, 3, 2160–2167. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsaem.9b02231 (Accepted: January 13, 2020)
Multijunction PV Team
Aihara, T., Tayagaki, T., Oshima, R., Shoji, Y., Makita, K., Ubukata, A., Sugaya, T. (2020). Analysis of subcell open-circuit voltages of InGaP/GaAs dual-junction solar cells fabricated using hydride vapor phase epitaxy. Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, volume 59, SGGF02. https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.35848/1347-4065/ab6a2d (Accepted: January 10, 2020)
Multijunction PV Team
Oshima, R., Shoji, Y., Makita, K., Ubukata, A., Sugaya, T. (2020). High Doping Performance of Sulfur and Zinc Dopants in Tunnel Diodes Using Hydride Vapor Phase Epitaxy. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, Volume 10, May 2020, 749-753. https://doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2020.2971154 (Accepted: January 6, 2020)
Multijunction PV Team
Sodabanlu, H., Ubukata, A., Watanabe, K., Sugaya, T., Nakano, Y., Sugiyama, M. (2020). High-Speed MOVPE Growth of InGaP Solar Cells. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, Volume 10, March 2020, 480-486. https://doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2020.2964994 (Accepted: December 28, 2019)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Chetty, R., Nagase, K., Aihara, M., Jood, P., Takazawa, H., Ohta, M., Yamamoto, A. (2020). Mechanically durable thermoelectric power generation module made of Ni-based alloy as a reference for reliable testing. Applied Energy, 260, 11443:1–9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.114443 (Accepted: December 21, 2019)
Thermoelectrics and Thermal Management Team
Sotnikov, A. V., Bakovets, V. V., Ohta, M., Agazhanov, A. Sh., Stankus, S. V. (2020). Morphology and the Thermoelectric Properties of γ-GdxDy1–xS1.5–y Solid Solution Ceramics. Physics of the Solid State, 62, 611–620. https://doi.org/10.1134/S1063783420040216 (Accepted: 25 November, 2019)

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