IMAI Eiichi

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Name
IMAI Eiichi
E-mail
imaivos.nagaokaut.ac.jp
Affiliation
Nagaoka University of Technology
Job title
Assistant Professor

Research Areas

 
 

Published Papers

 
Akihiko Yamagishi, Yuko Kawaguchi, Hirofumi Hashimoto, Hajime Yano, Eiichi Imai, Satoshi Kodaira, Yukio Uchihori, Kazumichi Nakagawa
Astrobiology   18(11) 1369-1374   Oct 2018
ltrolow-density double-layer slica aerogel fabrication for the intact capture of cosmic dust in low-Earthe orbitsor Capturing Intact Interplanetary Dust Particles for the Tanpopo Experimwentning particles shot from a two-stage Light-gas gun into an aeroge
Makoto Tabata, Hajime Yano, Hideyuki Kawai, et ul
J Sol-Gel Sci. Tecnol   77(2) 325-334   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
The fabrication of an ultralow-density hydrophobic silica aerogel for the intact capture cosmic dust during the Tanpopo mission is described. The Tanpopo experiment performed on the International Space Station orbiting the Earth includes the colle...
Silica Aerogel for Capturing Intact Interplanetary Dust Particles for the Tanpopo Experimwentning particles shot from a two-stage Light-gas gun into an aerogel
Makoto Tabata, Hajime Yano, Hideyuki Kawai, et ul
Orig Life Evol Biosph   45(1-2) 225-229   May 2015   [Refereed]
In this paper, we report the progress in developing a silica-aerogel-based cosmic dust capture panel for use in the Tanpopo experiment on the International Space Station (ISS). Previous studies revealed that ultralow-density silica aerogel tiles, ...
Space Exposure of Amino Acids and Their Precursors in the Tanpopo Mission Using the International Space Station
Kensei KOBAYASHI, Hajime MITA, Hikaru YABUTA, Kazumichi NAKAGAWA, Yukinori KAWAMOTO, Takeo KANEKO, Yumiko OBAYASHI, Kazuhiro KANDA, Satoshi YOSHIDA, Issay NARUMI, Eiichi IMAI, Hirofumi HASHIMOTO, Shin-ichi YOKOBORI, Akihiko YAMAGISHI, and Tanpopo WG
Trans. JSASS Aerospace Tech. Japan   12(ists29) Pp1-Pp6   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
A wide variety of organic compounds have been found in space, and their relevance to the origin of life is discussed. Interplanetary dust particles (IDPs) are most promising carriers of extraterrestrial organic compounds, but presence of bioorgani...
Design of a Silica-aerogel-based Cosmic Dust Collector for the Tanpopo Mission Aboard the International Space Station
Makoto Tabata, Eiichi Imai, Hajime Yano, Hirofumi Hashimoto, Hideyuki Kawai, Yuko Kawaguchi, Kensei Kobayashi, Hajime Mita, Kyoko Okudaira, Satoshi Sasaki, Hikaru Yabuta, Shin-ichi Yokobori, Akihiko Yamagishi
Trans. JSASS Aerospace Tech. Japan   12(ists29) Pk29-Pk34   Aug 2014   [Refereed]
We are developing a silica-aerogel-based cosmic dust collector for use in the Tanpopo experiment to be conducted on&0d0a;the International Space Station. The mass production of simple two-layer hydrophobic aerogels was undertaken in a&0d0a;contami...

Books etc

 
Encyclopedia of Astrobiology; Hydrothermal Vent Origin of Life Models, [790-793]
Koichiro Matsuno, Eiichi Imai (Part:Joint Work, Hydrothermal Vent Origin of Life Models)
Springer   May 2011   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
In situ imaging of living cells on surface of Mars by Life Detection Microscope (LDM)
Yoshitaka Yoshimura, Akihiko Yamagishi、et al, Eiichi Imai, et al
COSPER 2018   14 Jul 2018   
Development of Life Detection Microscope (LDM) for in situ imaging of living cells on Mars surface
22 May 2018   
The First Year In-Orbit Operation of the Tanpopo Mission onbooard the ISS and Initial Results of Its Post-Retrieval Sample Analyses for Captured Microparticles
Hajime Yanop, Satoshi Sasaki, et al , Eiichi Imai, et al
31th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science   6 Jun 2017   
Preliminary Report of Tanpopo: Astrobiology Exposure and Micrometeoroid Capture Experments at ISS
Akihiko Yamagishi, Hirofumi Hashimoto, et al, Eiichi Imai, et al
31th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science   6 Jun 2017   
Temperature Measurement Results with the Mechanical Space Thermometer for the Tanpopo
Hirofumi Hashimoto, Eiichi Imai, et al
24 May 2017