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田原分子分光研究室 Molecular Spectroscopy Laboratory

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Members

Chief scientist

Tahei Tahara

Position
Chief Scientist
E-mail
tahei@riken.jp
1989
D.Sc., University of Tokyo
1989
Research Associate, University of Tokyo
1990
Research Associate, Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology
1995
Associate Professor, Institute for Molecular Science
2001
Chief Scientist, RIKEN

Group leaders

Kunihiko Ishii

Position
Senior Research Scientist
E-mail
kishii@riken.jp
Group
Single-molecule spectroscopy
Project
Development of new methods of single-molecule spectroscopy and photon data analysis

Satoshi Nihonyanagi

Position
Senior Research Scientist
E-mail
nsatoshi@riken.jp
Group
Interface spectroscopy
Project
In-situ observation of buried interfaces by a novel nonlinear spectroscopy

Hikaru Kuramochi

Position
Research Scientist
E-mail
h.kuramochi@riken.jp
Group
Ultrafast spectroscopy
Project
Femtosecond Raman spectroscopy of reactive molecules using ultrashort pulses

Postdocs & students

Miyuki Sakaguchi

Position
Postdoctoral Fellow
E-mail
miyuki.sakaguchi@riken.jp
Group
Single-molecule spectroscopy
Project
Study of the structural dynamics of protein by fluorescence correlation spectroscopy

Bidyut Sarkar

Position
Postdoctoral Fellow
E-mail
bidyut.sarkar@riken.jp
Group
Single-molecule spectroscopy
Project
Structural dynamics of biomolecules studied by novel single molecule spectroscopy

Ahmed Mohammed

Position
Postdoctoral Fellow
E-mail
ahmed.mohammed@riken.jp
Group
Interface spectroscopy
Project
Ultrafast dynamics of interfacial molecules studied with novel non-linear spectroscopy

Pardeep Kumar

Position
Postdoctoral Fellow
E-mail
pardeep.kumar@riken.jp
Group
Ultrafast spectroscopy
Project
Femtosecond structural study of functional materials

Woongmo Sung

Position
Visiting Researcher
E-mail
woongmo.sung@riken.jp
Group
Interface spectroscopy
Project
Study of charged interfaces by time-resolved heterodyne-detected sum-frequency generation

Sanat Ghosh

Position
Postdoctoral Fellow
E-mail
sanat.ghosh@riken.jp
Group
Interface spectroscopy
Project
Study of the buried solid/liquid interfaces using novel interface-selective nonlinear spectroscopy

Korenobu Matsuzaki

Position
Special Postdoctoral Researcher
E-mail
kmatsuzaki@riken.jp
Group
Project
Development of novel spectroscopic techniques using quantum light sources

Tsukasa Takanashi

Position
JSPS Visiting Researcher
E-mail
tsukasa.takanashi@riken.jp
Group
Ultrafast spectroscopy
Project
Observation of photochemical processes in organometallic complexes by ultrafast spectroscopy

Li Liu

Position
Postdoctoral Fellow
E-mail
li.liu@riken.jp
Group
Ultrafast spectroscopy
Project
Observation of structural rearrangement of molecular materials through ultrafast vibrational spectroscopy

Atsushi Sayama

Position
Junior Research Associate
E-mail
atsushi.sayama@riken.jp
Group
Interface spectroscopy
Project
Study of electrolyte solution/electrode interfaces by interface selective non-linear spectroscopy

Chun-Fu Chang

Position
Student Trainee
E-mail
chun-fu.chang@riken.jp
Group
Ultrafast spectroscopy
Project
Ultrafast carrier and structural dynamics of organometal halide perovskite

Kazuto Hasegawa

Position
Student Trainee
E-mail
kazuto.hasegawa@riken.jp
Group
Single-molecule spectroscopy
Project
Structural dynamics of biomolecules by single molecule spectroscopy

Assistants

Tomoko Kato

Position
Assistant
E-mail
tomoko.kato@riken.jp

Tomoe Michiyuki

Position
Part-timer 1
E-mail
tomoe.michiyuki@riken.jp

Visiting scientists

Tatsuya Fujino

Position
Visiting Scientist
E-mail
fujino048@toyo.jp
Present affiliation
Department of Applied Chemistry, Toyo University

Haruko Hosoi

Position
Visiting Scientist
E-mail
haru@biomol.sci.toho-u.ac.jp
Present affiliation
Department of Biomolecular Science, Toho University

Munetaka Iwamura

Position
Visiting Scientist
E-mail
miwamura@sci.u-toyama.ac.jp
Present affiliation
Department of Chemistry, University of Toyama

Shoichi Yamaguchi

Position
Senior Visiting Scientist
E-mail
shoichi@mail.saitama-u.ac.jp
Present affiliation
Department of Technology, Saitama University

Masahisa Osawa

Position
Senior Visiting Scientist
E-mail
m.osawa@nit.ac.jp
Present affiliation
Products Engineering and Environmental Management, Nippon Institute of Technology

Takuhiro Otosu

Position
Visiting Scientist
E-mail
otosu@apc.saitama-u.ac.jp
Present affiliation
Research and Development Bureau, Saitama University

Satoshi Takeuchi

Position
Senior Visiting Scientist
E-mail
stake@sci.u-hyogo.ac.jp
Present affiliation
Graduate School of Materials Science, Hyogo University

Former members

Satoshi Takeuchi

Moved to
Professor, Graduate School of Materials Science, Hyogo University
Period
4/1/01 – 3/31/18

Shoichi Yamaguchi

Moved to
Professor, Department of Technology, Saitama University
Period
4/1/02 – 3/31/14

Masahisa Osawa

Moved to
Professor, Applied Chemistry, Nippon Institute of Technology
Period
4/1/12 – 3/31/15

Tatsuya Fujino

Moved to
Department of Urban Liberal arts, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Period
4/1/01 – 2/28/05

Debabrata Mandal

Moved to
Assistant Professor, University of Calcutta, India
Present affiliation
Associate Professor, University of Calcutta, India
Period
4/1/02 – 11/15/02

Satoru Fujiyoshi

Moved to
Department of Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Period
4/1/02 – 3/31/03

Misao Mizuno

Moved to
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Osaka University
Period
4/1/02 – 3/31/05

Haruko Hosoi

Moved to
Department of Biomolecular Science, Toho University
Period
4/1/02 – 2/28/08

Takuya Fujima

Moved to
Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tokyo City University
Period
4/1/03 – 12/31/05

Kentaro Sekiguchi

Moved to
Postdoc, Department of Chemistry, University of Kyoto
Period
11/1/04 – 7/31/09

Munetaka Iwamura

Moved to
Department of Chemistry, University of Toyama
Period
4/1/05 – 5/31/08

Sobhan Sen

Moved to
Assistant Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Present affiliation
Associate Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Period
10/30/05 – 10/29/07

Takumi Nakamura

Moved to
Analysis Technology Center, Fujifilm Corporation
Period
4/1/06 – 12/31/08

Hidekazu Watanabe

Moved to
Postdoc, Institute for Molecular Science
Period
4/1/06 – 3/31/10

Pratik Sen

Moved to
Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
Period
11/1/06 – 10/31/08

Omar F. Mohammed Abdelsaboor

Moved to
Postdoc, California Institute of Technology, USA
Present affiliation
Assistant Professor, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
Period
11/30/07 – 7/16/08

Zhengrong Wei

Moved to
Post-doctoral researcher, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Present affiliation
Research Fellow, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Period
10/1/08 – 1/31/14

Sudip Kumal Mondal

Moved to
Lecturer, Burdwan Raj College, India
Period
11/16/08 – 11/9/10

Susanne Fechner

Moved to
Ciba Vision, Germany
Present affiliation
Manager, Alcon, a Novartis company
Period
2/1/09 – 10/14/10

Tatsuya Hattori

Moved to
Advanced Materials R&D Division Materials Technology R&D Laboratories
Period
4/1/09 – 3/31/13

Takuhiro Otosu

Moved to
Research and Development Bureau, Saitama University
Period
4/1/09 – 3/31/15

Jahur Alam Mondal

Moved to
Scientific Officer, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, India
Period
5/19/09 – 5/10/11

Achintya Kundu

Moved to
Research Fellow, Korea University, Dept of Chemistry and Center for Multidimensional Spectroscopy, Korea
Present affiliation
Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and short Pulse Spectroscopy
Period
6/1/09 – 4/14/15

Prashant Chandra Singh

Moved to
Assistant Professor, Indian Association of Cultivation of Science (IACS), India
Present affiliation
Associate Professor, Indian Association of Cultivation of Science (IACS), India
Period
5/23/10 – 6/25/13

Linqiang Hua

Moved to
Assistant Research Fellow, Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics (WIPM), China
Present affiliation
Chinese Academy of Science, China
Period
11/22/10 – 11/21/11

Matthew Mccullough Sartin

Moved to
Visiting Scientist, The University of Science and Technology of China
Present affiliation
Research Fellow, The University of Science and Technology of China
Period
1/17/11 – 3/31/16

Korenobu Matsuzaki

Moved to
Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Germany
Period
4/1/11 – 3/31/14

Subhadip Ghosh

Moved to
Assistant Professor, NISER (National Institute of Science and Educational Research), India
Present affiliation
Associate Professor, NISER (National Institute of Science and Educational Research)
Period
5/12/11 – 4/20/12

Aniruddha Adhikari

Moved to
Postdoctoral Fellow, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Present affiliation
Assistant Professor, UNIST (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology)
Period
11/1/11 – 5/31/15

Anton Myalitsin

Moved to
Nissan Arc, LTD. Function Analysis Dep. Nanomaterials Analysis Lab.
Period
12/1/11 – 10/31/17

Tomotsumi Fujisawa

Moved to
Assistant Professor, Saga University, Department of Chemistry and Applied Chemistry
Present affiliation
Associated Professor, Saga University, Department of Chemistry and Applied Chemistry
Period
4/1/12 – 4/30/15

Chao-Han Cheng

Moved to
Engineer, Laser and Additive Manufacturing Technology Center, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan
Present affiliation
Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, National Pingtung University, Taiwan
Period
8/1/12 – 11/17/15

Ken-ichi Inoue

Moved to
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University
Period
4/1/13 – 10/31/17

Shinya Tahara

Moved to
Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University
Period
4/1/13 – 3/31/18

Ryoji Kusaka

Moved to
Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), Nuclear Science and Engineering Center, Nuclear Chemistry Division, Radiochemistry Group
Period
4/1/14 – 3/31/16

Shu-hei Urashima

Moved to
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Tokyo University of Science
Period
4/1/14 – 3/31/18

Cassandra Henderson

Moved to
Student, Tokyo University
Period
10/1/14 – 9/30/15

Kotaro Hiramatsu

Moved to
Assistant Professor, Research Centre for Spectrochemistry, School of Science, The University of Tokyo
Period
4/1/16 – 8/31/16

Meged El-Kemary

Present affiliation
Tanta University, Egypt
Period
11/1/02 – 12/31/02

Sanford Ruhman

Present affiliation
Professor, Hebrew University, Israel
Period
4/1/06 – 5/31/06

Kankan Bhattacharyya

Present affiliation
Professor, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, India
Period
6/1/06 – 6/30/06, 3/1/08 – 3/31/08

Debabrata Mandal

Present affiliation
Assistant Professor, Visva-Bharati University, India
Period
9/29/06 – 10/26/06

Stephen R. Meech

Present affiliation
Professor, University of East Anglia, UK
Period
8/1/07 – 12/31/07

Anindya Datta

Present affiliation
Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
Period
5/13/09 – 7/15/09

Artem Bakulin

Present affiliation
Royal Society URF, Imperial Colloege London
Period
4/2/17 – 4/29/17

Guillaume Darsy

Home institution
MSc Student, Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Montpellier
Period
4/1/09 – 9/30/09

Jennifer Lauren

Home institution
PhD Student, JILA at University of Colorado, USA
Period
6/21/11 – 8/23/11

Dibyendu Kumar Sasmal

Home institution
PhD Student, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, India
Period
9/5/11 – 10/31/11

Dibyendu Kumar Das

Home institution
PhD Student, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, India
Period
10/1/11 – 11/30/11

Ashish Jindal

Home institution
MSc Student, Indian Institute of Technology, India
Period
6/1/12 – 7/24/12

Doyk Hwang

Home institution
MSc Student, Seoul National University, Korea
Period
1/20/14 – 2/20/14

Hikaru Mizuno

Home institution
BA Student, Carleton College, USA
Period
6/15/15 – 8/31/15

Rohit Mohan Vaidya

Home institution
MSc Student, University of Mumbai, India
Period
5/16/16 – 11/12/16

Stephanie Helene Jacqueline Devineau

Home institution
Post-doctoral Researcher, Ecole Normale Superieure, France
Period
6/16/15 – 9/6/15

Feng Wei

Home institution
Assistant Researcher, Jianghan University, China
Period
11/20/17 – 1/31/18

Misa Kayama

Period
4/1/02 – 3/31/03

Akiko Zushi

Period
4/1/03 – 4/30/08

Momoko Emori

Period
4/1/08 – 10/31/09

Kazue Akiyama

Period
9/30/09 – 3/31/11

Sari Osato

Period
1/27/11 – 3/31/17

Kaoru Hara

Period
4/1/11 – 4/30/13