OHSAWA Atsushi

Last updated: May 9, 2014 at 22:02
OHSAWA Atsushi
National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Japan
Eletrical Engineering Safety Research Group
Job title
Senior Principal Sientist
Ph.D(Tokyo Denki University)

Research Areas


Awards & Honors

Achivement Award, Insitute of Electrostatics Japan
Araki Memorial Paper Award, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Japan
University Medal for research paper in International Journals, Tokyo Denki University
Australian S & T Award 1998-1999, Australian Academy of Science

Published Papers

An improvement on AC ionisers to minimise the offset voltage
A. Ohsawa
J. Electrostat.   71 1083-1085   2013   [Refereed]
Computational comparison of charge neutralisations of conductors and insulators with corona ionisers
A. Ohsawa
J. Electrostat.   71 801-807   2013   [Refereed]
Computer simulations of insulator charge neutralisations with a corona ioniser – Influence of initial surface charge distribution
A. Ohsawa
J. Electrostat.   71 287-293   2013   [Refereed]
2-D electrohydrodynamic simulations towards zero offset voltage with corona ionisers
A. Ohsawa
J. Electrostat.   71 116-124   2013   [Refereed]
Statistical analysis of fires and explosions attributed to static electricity over the last 50 years in Japanese industry
A. Ohsawa
301 012033   2011   [Refereed][Invited]
Electrostatic charges during liquid leakage
K-S. Choi, M. Yamaguma, A. Ohsawa
J. Loss Prev. Process Ind.   23 294-299   2010   [Refereed]
Measurement of the space charge density during powder coating process (in Japanese)
K. Yanagida, N. Sakurai, T. Mogami, A. Ohsawa
Coating technology   45 322-326   2010   [Refereed]
Prevention criteria of electrostatic ignition by a charged cloud in grounded tanks
A. Ohsawa
J. Electrostat.   67 280-284   2009   [Refereed]
Measurement of Space Charge Densities during High-pressure Water Jet Spraying
A. Ohsawa
J. Inst. Electroststat. Jpn   33 49-50   2009   [Refereed]
In-tube transport of ions for charge neutralization
A. Ohsawa
Journal of Phys.: Conf. Ser.   142 012014   2008   [Refereed]
Ignitability of sprayed liquids due to an electrostatic spark
K-S. Choi, M. Yamaguma, A. Ohsawa
Advanced Powder Technol.   18 105-115   2007   [Refereed]
Efficient charge neutralization with an ac corona ionizer
A. Ohsawa
J. Electrostat.   65 598-606   2007   [Refereed]
Experimental study on electrostatic hazards in sprayed liquid
K-S. Choi, M. Yamaguma, A. Ohsawa
Jpn. J. Appl. Phys.   46 7861-7864   2007   [Refereed]
Theory of electrostatic characterization for thin materials with a grounded backing conductor
A. Ohsawa
J. Electrostat.   64 392-399   2006   [Refereed]
Modeling of charge neutralization by ionizer
A. Ohsawa
J. Electrostat.   63 767-773   2005   [Refereed]
Precisely balanced ionizer using atmospheric pressure glow discharge in air
A. Ohsawa
J. Electrostat.   63 45-57   2005   [Refereed]
Applications of Analytical Solutions of Surface Potential on Thin Insulators having Grounded Backing Conductor to Evaluation of Antistatic Materials (in Japanese)
A. Ohsawa
J. Inst. Electroststat. Jpn   28 71-76   2004   [Refereed]
Analytical solutions of surface potential distribution on thin insulators having grounded backing conductor and their applications to electrostatic characterisation
A. Ohsawa
Inst. Phys. Conf. Ser.   178 227-232   2003   [Refereed]
New method for evaluating antistatic effect in floor coverings
H. Ono, A. Ohsawa, Y. Tabata
J. Electrostat.   57 355-362   2003   [Refereed]
Electrostatic characterization of antistatic floors using an equivalent circuit model
A. Ohsawa
J. Electrostat.   51-52 625-631   2001   [Refereed]
An Investigation of a dc dielectric barrier discharge using a disc of glass beads
A. Ohsawa, R. Morrow, A.B. Murphy
J. Phys. D: Appl. phys.   33 1487-1492   2000   [Refereed]
Computational assessment of electrostatic hazards duets charged powder in avessel during filling operations
A. Ohsawa
J. Electrostat.   46 153-161   1999   [Refereed]
Self-consistent particle-in-cell simulation of charged powders entering a vessel
A. Ohsawa
J. Electrostat.   43 187-201   1998   [Refereed]
Measurement of electron energy distribution function in rf discharge plasmas by using improved driven probe method
A. Ohsawa, M. Ohuchi, T. Kubota
Trans. IEE Jpn   112-A 1015-1019   1992   [Refereed]
The axial distributions of optical emission and metastable density: comparisonbetween experiments with DC and RF helium glow discharges
T. Kubota, Y. Morisaki, A. Ohsawa, M. Ohuchi
J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys.   25 613-619   1992   [Refereed]
Improved RF-driven probe method for RF discharge plasma diagnostics
A. Ohsawa, M. Ohuchi, T. Kubota
Meas. Sci. Technol.   2 801-806   1991   [Refereed]
One approach to joining plasma and sheath
T. Kubota, A. Ohsawa, S. Yamada, M. Ohuchi, T. Kaneda
Jpn. J. Appl. Phys.   28 L2261-2264   1989   [Refereed]

Books etc

Ionizer and Technique of Charge Elimination
A. Ohsawa (Part:Contributor)
CMC   2004   
Industrial Safety Handbook
A. Ohsawa (Part:Contributor)
Maruzen   1999   
Handbook of Electrostatics
A. Ohsawa (Part:Contributor)
Ohm   1998   


Generation of atmospheric pressure glow discharge and charge neutralize
Japan patent 3507897
Charge neutralizer
Japan patent 3507898