Yabuki Akihiro

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Yabuki Akihiro
Hiroshima University
Doctor of Engineering(Hiroshima University), Master of Engineering(Hiroshima University), Bachelor of Engineering(Hiroshima University)
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Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2013
Professor, Institute of Engineering, Hiroshima University
Apr 2007
Mar 2013
Associate Professor, Institute of Engineering, Hiroshima University
Jun 2006
Mar 2007
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University
Apr 2001
May 2006
Research Associate, Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University
Feb 2000
Feb 2001
Researcher, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada
Apr 1996
Mar 2001
Research Associate, Faculty of Engineering, Hiroshima University
Apr 1991
Mar 1996
Leader, Tsuruga, TOYOBO CO., LTD.
May 1990
Mar 1991
Visiting Researcher, Institut fur Werkstoffkunde, Universitat Hannover, Germany


Apr 1988
Mar 1990
Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Hiroshima University
Apr 1984
Mar 1988
Faculty of Engineering, Hiroshima University

Published Papers

65(10) 470-474   Oct 2014   [Invited]
A. Yabuki, K. Okumura, I.W. Fathona
Chemical Engineering Journal   252 275-280   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
Self-Healing Coatings for Corrosion Inhibition of Metals
A. Yabuki
6th Tsukuba International Coating Symposium (TICS)      Oct 2014   [Invited]
Self-Healing Coatings for Corrosion Inhibition of Metals
A. Yabuki
The 2nd International Seminar on Fundamental and Application of Chemical Engineering 2014 (ISFACHE 2014)      Oct 2014   [Invited]
I.W. Fathona, Khairurrijal, A. Yabuki
Advanced Materials Research   896 33-36   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
Yabuki, Akihiro; Tachibana, Yohei; Fathona, Indra W.
MATERIALS CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS   148(1-2) 299-304   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
The low-temperature synthesis of electrical conductive copper films under an air atmosphere was successfully developed by thermal decomposition using copper-aminediol complexes. Ink-mixed copper(II) formate and various types of aminediols were coa...
Fathona, Indra W.; Yabuki, Akihiro
CURRENT APPLIED PHYSICS   14(5) 761-767   May 2014   [Refereed]
Short composite nanofibers were fabricated by electrospinning polymer/TiO2 nanoparticle solutions of 13 wt. % cellulose acetate as a polymer under a voltage of 5.5 kV and at a flow rate of 0.1 mu L/min, and the nanoparticles could be added in conc...
Yabuki, Akihiro; Kawashima, Akihiro; Fathona, Indra W.
CORROSION SCIENCE   85 141-146   Aug 2014   [Refereed]
Polymer coatings containing cellulose nanofibers were applied to carbon steel for corrosion inhibition. The specimens were scratched with a knife-edge, and then polarization resistance was monitored in a sodium chloride solution. The polarization ...
Fathona, Indra W.; Yabuki, Akihiro
JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE   49(9) 3519-3528   May 2014   [Refereed]
Short polymer nanofibers were successfully fabricated by electrospinning, a solution composed of a polymer cellulose acetate, acetone, and dimethyl acetamide. The concentration of the polymer in the solution ranged from 13 to 15 wt% and was the mo...
Self-Healing Corrosion Protective Coatings by TiO2 Particles and a pH-Sensitive Organic Agent on a Magnesium Alloy
Akihiro Yabuki, Mariko Sakai
One-step fabrication of short nanofibers by electrospinning
I.W. Fathona, Khairurrijal, A. Yabuki
Fathona, Indra Wahyudhin; Yabuki, Akihiro
JOURNAL OF MATERIALS PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY   213(11) 1894-1899   Nov 2013   [Refereed]
The one-step fabrication process that was developed in this study used an electric spark to produce short electrospun fibers. For this process, a polymer solution of cellulose acetate and organic solvent was ejected from a syringe needle then the ...
Yabuki, Akihiro; Okumura, Kazuma
CORROSION SCIENCE   59 258-262   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Multi-layer coatings consisting of superabsorbent and vinyl-ester polymers were applied to carbon steel to prevent corrosion. The polarization resistance of a scratched specimen was monitored in a corrosive solution. The polarization resistance of...
Yabuki, Akihiro; Tanaka, Shuji
MATERIALS RESEARCH BULLETIN   47(12) 4107-4111   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
Preparation of electrically conductive copper films at low temperature was carried out by thermal decomposition in a nitrogen atmosphere using complexes of copper formate and various amines. Calcined films consisting of copper nanoparticles showed...
Kinugasa Junichiro;Urushihara Wataru;Yabuki Akihiro
CORROSION ENGINEERING   60(10) 457-461   2011
Corrosion behavior of Al-Zn alloy coating on aluminum alloy substrate by flame splay methods in seawater was investigated using a jet-in-slit testing apparatus. Light brown corrosion product was observed on the surface of the specimen tested in st...
Yabuki Akihiro
Technical Report on Salt Science   65(2) 114-120   2011
This review summarizes research on the near-wall hydrodynamic conditions in a jet-in-slit corrosion testing apparatus for flow-induced corrosion testing, and includes a review of the performance of the apparatus in the flow-induced corrosion testi...
Yabuki Akihiro;Tanabe Shota
CORROSION ENGINEERING   60(10) 438-440   2011
Coating mixed with superabsorbent polymer and corrosion inhibitor was applied on a steel plate to investigate the corrosion prevention behavior. After creating an artificial defect on the specimen, polarization resistance of the scratched specimen...
Bulletin of the Society of Sea Water Science, Japan   65(2) 81-87   Apr 2011
Damage to copper alloys from the impact of sodium chloride particles in a slurry solution was investigated using a rotating cylinder electrode testing apparatus. A test for two types of copper alloys, 10Ni-Cu (C7060) and 30Ni-Cu (C7150), was carri...
YABUKI Akihiro;OKUNO Hironao
J. Japan Inst. Light Metals   61(12) 724-728   Dec 2011
The self-healing corrosion protective properties of polymer coatings for aluminum were investigated. Zirconium phosphate conversion coating and polymer coating, which are various primer and top coatings with a thickness of 5 and 11 μm, were applie...
Yabuki, A.; Urushihara, W.; Kinugasa, J.; Sugano, K.
TiO2 particle-polymer composite coatings were applied to the surface of a 5083 aluminum alloy. After using a knife to create an artificial defect, polarization resistance was monitored in artificial seawater at a temperature of 30 degrees C. The p...
Yabuki, Akihiro; Sakai, Mariko
CORROSION SCIENCE   53(2) 829-833   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
A self-healing corrosion protective coating was developed using TiO(2) particles and casein as pH-sensitive organic agents that is also environmentally friendly materials. A film structured of TiO(2) particles was formed on a substrate (magnesium ...
Yabuki, Akihiro; Nishisaka, Toshinori
CORROSION SCIENCE   53(12) 4118-4123   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
Porous polymer films with varying pore sizes were prepared by changing the evaporation time of an organic solvent. A specimen was prepared consisting of porous polymer film containing corrosion inhibitor coated onto carbon steel. The specimens wer...
Yabuki, Akihiro
ADVANCED POWDER TECHNOLOGY   22(3) 303-310   May 2011   [Refereed]
This review summarizes research on particle-induced damage and the subsequent repair of metallic materials. Metallic materials are damaged by solid particle impact via two damage processes: repeated plastic deformation and cutting. At a certain lo...
Yabuki, Akihiro; Tanaka, Shuji
MATERIALS RESEARCH BULLETIN   46(12) 2323-2327   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
A mass gain for copper nanoparticles with a mean diameter of 20 nm in a 20% oxygen-nitrogen atmosphere was measured at 150-300 degrees C using thermogravimetry (TG). The mass gain equilibrium of the copper particles differed at each temperature, a...
Yabuki, Akihiro; Arriffin, Norzafriza; Yanase, Manabu
THIN SOLID FILMS   519(19) 6530-6533   Jul 2011   [Refereed]
Copper conductive film was synthesized at low temperature onto a glass substrate by thermal decomposition of complexes of copper (II) formate and n-octyl amine in nitrogen atmosphere. The film generated by calcination above 110 degrees C indicated...
Yabuki, Akihiro; Arriffin, Norzafriza
THIN SOLID FILMS   518(23) 7033-7037   Sep 2010   [Refereed]
Copper nanoparticles with a mean diameter of 20 nm were used to prepare electrical conductive films at low temperature. After dispersal in an organic solvent, the copper nanoparticle pastes were coated onto a glass substrate, which was then anneal...
Takeda, Masayoshi; Tanabe, Eishi; Iwaki, Toru; Yabuki, Akihiro; Okuyama, Kikuo
CHEMISTRY LETTERS   38(5) 448-449   May 2009   [Refereed]
TiO2 nanocomposite microspheres with a high concentration of around 40 mass % were successfully prepared. TiO2 nanoparticles were well dispersed in butyl acetate by a bead mill. After adding an acrylic monomer and initiator, the suspension was hea...
Yabuki, A.
The relationship between near-wall hydrodynamic conditions and flow-induced localized corrosion of copper alloys was investigated. Flow-induced localized corrosion tests for copper alloys were conducted in corrosive solutions using a jet-in-slit t...
Near-wall hydrodynamic effects related to flow-induced localized corrosion
Materials and Corrosion      Jan 2009   [Refereed]
Takeda, M.; Tanabe, E.; Iwaki, T.; Yabuki, A.; Okuyama, K.
ADVANCED POWDER TECHNOLOGY   20(4) 361-365   Jul 2009   [Refereed]
The preparation of the highly refractive transparent TiO2-dispersed microspheres with uniform size was studied. These nanocomposite microspheres were prepared via TiO2 dispersion in an acrylic monomer and the emulsification by the Shirasu porous g...
Yabuki, A.; Kaneda, R.
The barrier and self-healing abilities of a corrosion-protective coating with a fluoro-organic compound for zinc was investigated. Several types of fluoro-organic compounds, having different terminal groups and various numbers of carbon atoms, wer...
Yabuki, Akihiro; Sakai, Mariko
CORROSION SCIENCE   51(4) 793-798   Apr 2009   [Refereed]
Anodic films were prepared on magnesium in electrolyte solutions consisting of 3.0 M KOH and various concentrations of sodium silicate and aqueous ethylene-glycol solutions. The anti-corrosion properties of the films formed in the ethylene-glycol ...
Takeda Masayoshi;Tanabe Eishi;Iwaki Toru;Yabuki Akihiro;Okuyama Kikuo
Journal of the Research Association of Powder Technology, Japan   45(1) 23-29   2008
Functional nanoparticle-dispersed composite polymer materials were prepared. Metal oxide nanoparticles such as BaTiO3 (primary diameter: 20nm) and three sizes of TiO2 (primary diameter: 7, 15, 20nm) were dispersed into acrylic monomer by means of ...
Self-healing coating with fluoro-organic compound for zinc
EUROCORR 2008   CD-ROM    Jan 2008
Kim, Soon-Gil; Hagura, Nobuhiro; Iskandar, Ferry; Yabuki, Akihiro; Okuyama, Kikuo
THIN SOLID FILMS   516(23) 8721-8725   Oct 2008   [Refereed]
This paper describes the multilayer film deposition of Ag and SiO2 nanoparticles using a spin coating process combined with ion-sputtering. The Ag-layer thickness was varied from 20 to 80 nm by controlling the Ag concentration in the colloidal sol...
Takeda, Masayoshi; Tanabe, Eishi; Iwaki, Toru; Yabuki, Akihiro; Okuyama, Kikuo
POLYMER JOURNAL   40(8) 694-699   2008   [Refereed]
We developed TiO2-dispersed nanocomposite polymer films, which have a high concentration of 65 wt. % TiO2, high refractive index of 1.85, and high transmittance of 81.5% (thickness: 5 mu m). Finely dispersed TiO2 nanoslurry was obtained by using a...
Flow Induced Corrosion and Hydrodynamic Conditions
PRiME 2008   CD-ROM(Paper 1552)    Jan 2008
Yabuki, A.; Murakami, M.
Erosion - corrosion tests on copper and three types of copper alloys in a 1 wt% solution of CuCl2 were carried out at various flow velocities using a jet-in-slit testing apparatus, which is capable of reproducing various hydrodynamic conditions. A...
SAKAI Mariko;YABUKI Akihiro
113 237-238   Oct 2007
49(3) 220-225   Apr 2007
Chemical engineering   33(5) 468-475   Sep 2007
Spray-drying with a two-fluid nozzle was used to produce composite particles consisting of silica or titania nanocolloids and template particles (polystyrene latex: PSL). Template particles were then removed from the composite particles by heating...
Kim, Soon-Gil; Wang, Wei-Ning; Iwaki, Toru; Yabuki, Akihiro; Okuyama, Kikuo
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C   111(28) 10175-10180   Jul 2007   [Refereed]
This article describes the synthesis of barium ferrite nanoparticles at low crystallization temperatures using a sodium citrate-aided process. Monodispersed barium ferrite amorphous nanoparticles were synthesized by the formation of metal-citrate ...
Munir, Muhammad Miftahul; Yun, Ki Myoung; Iskandar, Ferry; Yabuki, Akihiro; Okuyama, Kikuo
Europium-doped yttrium oxide (Y2O3:Eu3+) nanofibers were successfully prepared via an electrospinning method followed by annealing at temperatures up to 1200 degrees C. Mixed solutions of yttrium nitrate, europium nitrate and poly(vinyl pyrrolidon...
Critical ion concentration for pitting and general corrosion of copper
Yabuki, A.; Murakami, M.
CORROSION   63(3) 249-257   Mar 2007   [Refereed]
Corrosion tests for copper were carried out in solutions containing various concentrations of chloride or sulfate ions under both static and flowing conditions. Pitting corrosion occurred at lower ion concentrations and was then transformed to gen...
Yabuki, A.; Yasunaga, D. T.; Shibutani, T.; Shinkai, K.
A new type of jet-in-slit testing apparatus for a specimen, chilled with a peltier element, was developed to investigate corrosion on the heat transfer surface of an aluminum alloy heat exchanger, in contact with a liquefaction gas at cryogenic te...
Ogi, Takashi; Iskandar, Ferry; Yabuki, Akihiro; Okuyama, Kikuo
KAGAKU KOGAKU RONBUNSHU   33(5) 468-475   Sep 2007   [Refereed]
Spray-drying with a two-fluid nozzle was used to produce composite particles consisting of silica or titania nanocolloids and template particles (polystyrene latex: PSL). Template particles were then removed from the composite particles by heating...
Breakaway properties of film formed on copper and copper alloys in erosion-corrosion by mass transfer equation
Materials and Corrosion   59(1) 25-31   Apr 2007   [Refereed]

Books etc

Handbook of Nanofibers
Akihiro Yabuki, Indra W. Fathona (Part:Joint Work)
Springer International Publishing AG 2018   Jan 2018   ISBN:978-3-319-42789-8
Handbook of Nanofibers
Akihiro Yabuki, Indra W. Fathona (Part:Joint Work)
Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019   2019   ISBN:978-3-319-53654-5

Conference Activities & Talks

Self-Healing Coatings for Corrosion Inhibition of Metals [Invited]
Akihiro Yabuki
6th Tsukuba International Coating Symposium (TICS)   4 Dec 2014   
Self-Healing Coatings for Corrosion Inhibition of Metals [Invited]
Akihiro Yabuki
The 2nd International Seminar on Fundamental and Application of Chemical Engineering 2014 (ISFACHE 2014), USB (2014)   12 Nov 2014   
金属材料の自己修復性防食コーティング [Invited]
Akihiro Yabuki
27 Nov 2014   
自己修復性防食コーティング [Invited]
Akihiro Yabuki
17 Oct 2014   
金属材料の自己修復性防食コーティング [Invited]
Akihiro Yabuki
6 Sep 2014