Kondo Takahiro

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Kondo Takahiro
University of Tsukuba
Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Job title
Associate Professor
Other affiliation
Tokyo Institute of Technology/Materials Research Center for Element StrategyMEXT/Research Promotion Bureau

Research Interests


Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Aug 2017
Senior Scientific Research Specialist, Research Promotion Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Jan 2015
Associate professor, Division of Materials Science, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Oct 2012
Mar 2016
Oct 2011
Jan 2015
Assistant professor, Division of Materials Science, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Apr 2011
Sep 2017
Tsukuba Research Center for Interdisciplinary Materials Science (TIMS), University of Tsukuba


Apr 1999
Mar 2003
Institute of applied physics, Doctor course in engineering science, Graduate school of University of Tsukuba
Apr 1995
Mar 1999
Institute of applied physics,, College of Engineering Sciences, University of Tsukuba

Committee Memberships

Apr 2014
文部科学省  科学技術動向研究センター専門調査員
Apr 2016
日本表面科学会  出版委員
Apr 2016
日本表面科学会  企画委員
Apr 2016
Mar 2018
The Surface Science Society of JapanSurface Science s  The 8th International symposium on Surface Science 実行委員
Apr 2017
Mar 2018
Catalysis Society of Japan  平成29年度 触媒学会 つくば地区講演会 世話人

Awards & Honors

Oct 2016
Elsevier Carbon: Outstanding contribution in reviewing (top 10%), Elsevier
Mar 2016
第10回(2016年)日本物理学会若手奨励賞, The Physical Society of Japan
Winner: Takahiro Kondo
Oct 2013
Nov 2010
第19回真空進歩賞, The Vacuum Society of Japan
Nov 2005
International Symposium on Surface Science and Nanotechnology Best Poster Award, The Surface Science Society of Japan

Published Papers

Tateishi I, Cuong N. T, Moura C. A. S, Cameau M, Ishibiki R, Fujino A, Okada S, Yamamoto A, Araki M, Ito S, Yamamoto S, Niibe M, Tokushima T, Weibel D. E, Kondo T, Ogata M, Matsuda I.
Phys. Rev. Materials   3 024004   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Ina Haxhiaj, Sebastian Tigges, Damian Firla, Xiaorui Zhang, Ulrich Hagemann, Takahiro Kondo, Junji Nakamura, Galina Marzun, Stephan Barcikowski
Applied Surface Science   469 811-820   2019   [Refereed]
Kurahashi Mitsunori, Kondo Takahiro
Phys. Rev. B   99 045439   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Kondo, Takahiro;Taleb, Amjad Al;Anemone, Gloria;Farias, Daniel
The Journal of Chemical Physics   149 084703-1-084703-8   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Shibuya, Riku;Kondo, Takahiro;Nakamura, Junji
ChemCatChem   10(9) 2019-2023   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Pyridinic nitrogen species on nitrogen-doped carbon catalysts were recently found to create active sites for the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR). Bottom-up assembly of pyridinic-nitrogen-containing aromatic molecules on graphitic carbon electrodes...
Chi-Cheng, Lee;Baojie, Feng;Marie, D'angelo;Ryu, Yukawa;Ro-Ya, Liu;Kondo, Takahiro;Hiroshi, Kumigashira;Iwao, Matsuda;Taisuke, Ozaki
Phys. Rev. B   97(7) 075430   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Engineering atomic-scale structures allows great manipulation of physical properties and chemical processes for advanced technology. We show that the B atoms deployed at the centers of honeycombs in boron sheets, borophene, behave as nearly perfec...
Kondo, Takahiro
Science and technology of advanced materials   18(1) 780-804   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Various types of zero, one, and two-dimensional boron nanomaterials such as nanoclusters, nanowires, nanotubes, nanobelts, nanoribbons, nanosheets, and monolayer crystalline sheets named borophene have been experimentally synthesized and identifie...
Fujita, Jun-ichi;Hiyama, Takaki;Hirukawa, Ayaka;Kondo, Takahiro;Nakamura, Junji;Ito, Shin-ichi;Araki, Ryosuke;Ito, Yoshikazu;Takeguchi, Masaki;Pai, Woei Wu
Scientific Reports   7(12371)    Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Direct growth of graphene integrated into electronic devices is highly desirable but difficult due to the nominal similar to 1000 degrees C chemical vapor deposition (CVD) temperature, which can seriously deteriorate the substrates. Here we report...
Nishino, Hiroaki; Fujita, Takeshi; Cuong, Nguyen Thanh; Tominaka, Satoshi; Miyauchi, Masahiro; Iimura, Soshi; Hirata, Akihiko; Umezawa, Naoto; Okada, Susumu; Nishibori, Eiji; Fujino, Asahi; Fujimori, Tomohiro; Ito, Shin-Ichi; Nakamura, Junji; Hosono, Hideo; Kondo, Takahiro
Journal of the American Chemical Society   139(39) 13761-13769   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Two-dimensional (2D) materials are promising for applications in a wide range of fields because of their unique properties. Hydrogen boride sheets, a new 2D material recently predicted from theory, exhibit intriguing electronic and mechanical prop...
Nishino, Hiroaki;Fujita, Takeshi;Yamamoto, Akiyasu;Fujimori, Tomohiro;Fujino, Asahi;Ito, Shin-ichi;Nakamura, Junji;Hosono, Hideo;Kondo, Takahiro
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C   121(19) 10587-10593   May 2017   [Refereed]
A recent experiment demonstrated that ultrasonication of MgB2 in water yields Mg-deficient hydroxyl-functionalized boron nanosheets at room temperature. Herein, we examined the mechanism of nanosheet formation. Analysis of the reaction products an...
Jiamei, Quan;Takahiro, Kondo;Guichang, Wang;Nakamura, Junji
Angewandte Chemie   56(13) 3496-3500   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Energy transfer dynamics of formate (HCOOa ) decomposition on a Cu(110) surface has been studied by measuring the angle-resolved intensity and translational energy distributions of CO2 emitted from the surface in a steady-state reaction of HCOOH a...
Mizutaru, Tsukasa;Marzun, Galina;Kohsakowski, Sebastian;Barcikowski, Stephan;Hong, Dachao;Kotani, Hiroaki;Kojima, Takahiko;Kondo, Takahiro;Nakamura, Junji;Yamamoto, Yohei
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces   9(11) 9996-10002   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
For exerting potential catalytic and photocatalytic activities of metal nanoparticles (MNPs), immobilization of MNPs on a support medium in highly dispersed state is desired. In this Research Article, we demonstrated that surfactant-free platinum ...
Zhang, Xiaorui; Ooki, Wataru; Kosaka, Yoshinori R.; Okonogi, Akinori; Marzun, Galina; Wagener, Philipp; Barcikowski, Stephan; Kondo, Takahiro; Nakamura, Junji
APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE   389 911-915   Dec 2016
Chemistry Letters   45(8) 1024-1026   Jun 2016
Water-dispersible conjugated polymer microspheres were obtained by enwrapping with graphene oxide (GO) nanosheets. Simply mixing the polymer microspheres and GO in water results in an exclusive formation of GO-wrapped microspheres. Photoluminescen...
Nanoscale Research Letters   11(1) 127-1-127-7   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
The characteristics of CO2 adsorption sites on a nitrogen-doped graphite model system (N-HOPG) were investigated by X-ray photoelectron and absorption spectroscopy and infrared reflection absorption spectroscopy. Adsorbed CO2 was observed lying fl...
Donghui, Guo;Riku, Shibuya;Chisato, Akiba;Shunsuke, Saji;Takahiro, Kondo;Junji, Nakamura
Science   351 361-365   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics   18(1) 458-465   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
The electronic structures of nitrogen species incorporated into highly oriented pyrolytic graphite (HOPG), prepared by low energy (200 eV) nitrogen ion sputtering and subsequent annealing at 1000 K, were investigated by X-ray photoelectron spectro...
Scientific Reports   5 16412-1-16412-8   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
Under perpendicular external magnetic fields, two-dimensional carriers exhibit Landau levels (LLs). However, it has recently been reported that LLs have been observed on graphene and graphite surfaces without external magnetic fields being applied...
Scientific Reports   4    Oct 2014   [Refereed]
Detection of the extremely weak signals in spectroscopy over an extremely wide frequency region is central to diverse sciences, including materials science, biology, astronomy and chemistry. Here we show a new type of atomic-scale spectroscopy, he...
TOPICS IN CATALYSIS   56(15-17) 1560-1568   Nov 2013   [Refereed]
Experimental evidence for support effect of carbon are summarized for Pt or PtRu catalysts supported by carbon nanotubes and graphene as well as for model catalysts of Pt/HOPG (highly oriented pyrolytic graphite). The electronic modification of Pt...
Siburian, Rikson;Kondo, Takahiro;Nakamura, Junji
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C   117(7) 3635-3645   Feb 2013   [Refereed]
Oh, Junepyo;Kondo, Takahiro;Arakawa, Keitaro;Saito, Yoshihiko;Nakamura, Junji;Hayes, W. W.;Manson, J. R.
JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER   24(35)    Sep 2012   [Refereed]
Guo, Donghui;Kondo, Takahiro;Machida, Takahiro;Iwatake, Keigo;Okada, Susumu;Nakamura, Junji
NATURE COMMUNICATIONS   3 1068   Sep 2012   [Refereed]
Kondo, Takahiro;Casolo, Simone;Suzuki, Tetsuya;Shikano, Taishi;Sakurai, Masataka;Harada, Yoshihisa;Saito, Makoto;Oshima, Masaharu;Trioni, Mario Italo;Tantardini, Gian Franco;Nakamura, Junji
PHYSICAL REVIEW B   86(3) 1-6   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
Matsushima, Tatsuo;Kokalj, Anton;Orita, Hideo;Kubo, Toshitaka;Sakurai, Masataka;Kondo, Takahiro;Nakamura, Junji
SURFACE SCIENCE   606(13-14) 1029-1036   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
Oh, Junepyo;Kondo, Takahiro;Hatake, Daigo;Arakawa, Keitaro;Suzuki, Tetsuya;Sekiba, Daiichiro;Nakamura, Junji
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C   116(14) 7741-7747   Apr 2012   [Refereed]
Hayes, W. W.;Oh, Junepyo;Kondo, Takahiro;Arakawa, Keitaro;Saito, Yoshihiko;Nakamura, Junji;Manson, J. R.
JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER   24(10:::SI)    Mar 2012   [Refereed]
Oh, Junepyo;Kondo, Takahiro;Arakawa, Keitaro;Saito, Yoshihiko;Hayes, W. W.;Manson, J. R.;Nakamura, Junji
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY A   115(25:::Sp. Iss. SI) 7089-7095   Jun 2011   [Refereed]
Sakurai, Masataka;Kondo, Takahiro;Nakamura, Junji
The Journal of Chemical Physics   134(20) 0-0   May 2011   [Refereed]
Kondo, Takahiro;Suzuki, Tetsuya;Nakamura, Junji
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LETTERS   2(6) 577-580   Mar 2011   [Refereed]
Kondo, Takahiro;Honma, Yujiro;Oh, Junepyo;Machida, Takahiro;Nakamura, Junji
PHYSICAL REVIEW B   82(15) 0-0   Oct 2010   [Refereed]
Yamada, Y.;Sugawara, C.;Satake, Y.;Yokoyama, Y.;Okada, R.;Nakayama, T.;Sasaki, M.;Kondo, T.;Oh, J.;Nakamura, J.;Hayes, W. W.
JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER   22(30) 0-0   Aug 2010   [Refereed]
Oh, Junepyo;Kondo, Takahiro;Hatake, Daigo;Honma, Yujiro;Arakawa, Keitaro;Machida, Takahiro;Nakamura, Junji
JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER   22(30) 0-0   Aug 2010   [Refereed]
Kondo, Takahiro;Sakurai, Masataka;Matsushima, Tatsuo;Nakamura, Junji
JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS   132(13) 0-0   Apr 2010   [Refereed]
Oh, Junepyo;Kondo, Takahiro;Hatake, Daigo;Iwasaki, Yosuke;Honma, Yujiro;Suda, Yoshiyuki;Sekiba, Daiichiro;Kudo, Hiroshi;Nakamura, Junji
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LETTERS   1(2) 463-466   Jan 2010   [Refereed]
Kondo, Takahiro;Iwasaki, Yosuke;Honma, Yujiro;Takagi, Yoshiteru;Okada, Susumu;Nakamura, Junji
PHYSICAL REVIEW B   80(23) 0-0   Dec 2009   [Refereed]
Oh, June Pyo;Kondo, Takahiro;Hatake, Daigo;Nakamura, Junji
SURFACE SCIENCE   603(6) 895-900   Mar 2009   [Refereed]
Kondo, Takahiro;Izumi, Ken-ichi;Watahiki, Kenji;Iwasaki, Yosuke;Suzuki, Tetsuya;Nakamura, Junji
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C   112(40) 15607-15610   Oct 2008   [Refereed]
Kondo, Takahiro;Kato, Hiroyuki S.;Kawai, Maki;Bonn, Mischa
CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS   448(1-3) 121-126   Nov 2007   [Refereed]
Kondo, Takahiro;Kato, Hiroyuki S.;Bonn, Mischa;Kawai, Maki
The Journal of Chemical Physics   127(9) 0-0   Sep 2007   [Refereed]
Takahiro Kondo; Hiroyuki S. Kato; Mischa Bonn; and Maki Kawai;
The Journal of Chemical Physics   126 181103, 1-5   May 2007   [Refereed]
Takahiro Kondo; Hiroyuki S. Kato; Taro Yamada; Shigehiko Yamamoto; Maki Kawai;
European Physical Journal D   38 140-148   Jan 2006   [Refereed]
Takahiro Kondo; Shiho Mae; Hiroyuki S. Kato; Maki Kawai;
Surface Science   600 3570-3574   Jan 2006   [Refereed]
Takahiro Kondo; Takashi Tomii; Shigehiko Yamamoto;
Chemical Physics   320 140-148   Jan 2006   [Refereed]
JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS   123(11) 0-0   Sep 2005   [Refereed]
Michel Malick Thiam; Takahiro Kondo; Noriko Horimoto; Hiroyuki S. Kato; Maki Kawai;
Journal of Physical Chemistry B   109 16024-16029   Jan 2005   [Refereed]
Takahiro Kondo; Hiroyuki S. Kato; Taro Yamada; Shigehiko Yamamoto; Maki Kawai;
The Journal of Chemical Physics   122 244713, 1 -10   Jan 2005   [Refereed]
SURFACE SCIENCE   566(Part 2) 1153-1157   Sep 2004   [Refereed]
14pXF-5 Crystallization processes of water thin layers on Ru(0001) and Ru(0001)-(1x1)-O : from bilayer to ice
Kondo,T.;Thiam,M. M.;Kato,H. S.;Trenary,M.;Kawai,Maki
Meeting abstracts of the Physical Society of Japan   59(2) 817   Aug 2004
Kondo, T;Mori, D;Okada, R;Yamamoto, S
Takahiro Kondo; Takashi Sasaki; and Shigehiko Yamamoto;
The Journal of Chemical Physics   118 760-767   Jan 2003   [Refereed]
Takahiro Kondo; Takashi Sasaki; and Shigehiko Yamamoto;
The Journal of Chemical Physics   116 7673-7684.   Jan 2002   [Refereed]
Takahiro Kondo; Takashi Sasaki; and Shigehiko Yamamoto;
Journal of Vacuum Society of Japan   45 498-502   Jan 2002   [Refereed]
Takahiro Kondo; Hiroyuki Kozakai; Takashi Sasaki; and Shigehiko Yamamoto;
Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A   19 2866-2869   Jan 2001   [Refereed]
Takahiro Kondo; Takashi Tomii; Shinjiro Yagyu; Shigehiko Yamamoto;
Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A   19 2468-2470   Jan 2001   [Refereed]
Takashi Tomii; Takahiro Kondo; Shinjiro Yagyu; Shigehiko Yamamoto;
Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A   19 675-680   Jan 2001   [Refereed]
Formation and destruction dynamics of Cs monolayer on a Pt(111) surface
Takahiro Kondo; Hiroyuki Kozakai; Takashi Sasaki; Shinjiro Yagyu; Shigehiko Yamamoto;
Proc. 6th Int. Symp. on Advance Physical Fields (Growth of Well-defined Nanostructures)   216-221   Jan 2001
SHINKU   43(7) 745-749   Jul 2000   [Refereed]
At various surface temperatures (400, 600 and 800 K), after irradiation of a hyperthermal CH4 molecular beam as much as 25000 L, the work function of the Pt (111) surface was measured by a Kelvin probe to find a relationship between the...
Molecular Beam Time of Flight Analysis on the Reaction Dynamics of Alkane Molecules Interacting with a Pt(111) Surface
真空   43(3) 445-446   Mar 2000   [Refereed]
Takashi Tomii; Takahiro Kondo; Tomomi Hiraoka; Toshiyuki Ikeuchi; Shinjiro Yagyu; Shigehiko Yamamoto;
The Journal of Chemical Physics   112 9052-9057   Jan 2000   [Refereed]
Takahiro Kondo; Shinjiro Yagyu; Tomomi Hiraoka; Toshiyuki Ikeuchi; Shigehiko Yamamoto;
Journal of Vacuum Society of Japan   43 745-749   Jan 2000   [Refereed]
Takahiro Kondo; Takashi Tomii; Tomomi Hiraoka; Toshiyuki Ikeuchi; Shinjiro Yagyu; Shigehiko Yamamoto;
The Journal of Chemical Physics   112 9940-9057   Jan 2000   [Refereed]
Tomomi Hiraoka; Shinjiro Yagyu; Takahiro Kondo; Toshiyuki Ikeuchi; Shigehiko Yamamoto;
Japanese Journal of Applied Physics   39 612-615   Jan 2000   [Refereed]
Shinjiro Yagyu; Yasunobu Kino; Toshiyuki Ikeuchi; Tomomi Hiraoka; Takahiro Kondo; Shigehiko Yamamoto;
Japanese Journal of Applied Physics   38 6910-6914   Jan 1999   [Refereed]


JXTG Technical Review0   60 49-53   Jul 2018
クリーンエネルギー   27 7-13   Apr 2018
Proceeding of Annual/Fall Meetings of the Japan Petroleum Institute   2017(0) 112   2017
In this study, experiments were conducted to clarify the distribution and decomposition mechanism of product by thermal decomposition of squalene (C30H50) and cracking behavior of squalene by the catalyst. All reactions were ...
Donghui, Guo;Kondo, Takahiro;Junji, Nakamura
燃料電池   16 37-42   Nov 2016
渋谷 陸;近藤 剛弘;中村,潤児
化学   71(8) 68-69   Jul 2016

Books etc

Carbon‐Based Metal‐Free Catalysts: Design and Applications I
Riku Shibuya, Takahiro Kondo, Junji Nakamura (Part:Joint Work, Active Sites in Nitrogen‐Doped Carbon Materials for Oxygen Reduction Reaction)
Wiley‐VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA   Sep 2018   ISBN:9783527343416
Compendium of Surface and Interface Analysis
Springer   Feb 2018   ISBN:9789811061
二次元物質の科学 グラフェンなどの分子シートが生み出す新世界
Kondo, Takahiro;Junji, Nakamura
化学同人   Apr 2017   
Functions and Applications of Graphene Oxide
松本 泰道;中村,潤児;近藤 剛弘
シーエムシー   Apr 2016   
Carbon Nanomaterials for Advanced Energy Systems: Advances in Materials Synthesis and Device Applications
Junji,Nakamura, Takahiro Kondo
John Wiley & Sons Inc.   Nov 2015   ISBN:1118580788
Oct 2013   ISBN:9784320033740
燃料電池要素技術~触媒・電解質膜・MEAとその低コスト・高信頼・高機能化~ 第6節 カーボンアロイ触媒、最適活性点形成の解明について
情報機構   Dec 2011   
Platinum-Substitute Carbon Alloy Catalysts
Takahiro Kondo; Junji Nakamura;
CMC Publishing Co.,Ltd.   Apr 2010   
近藤 剛弘;
日本化学会編、丸善(株)出版   Mar 2007   
Mar 2003   

Conference Activities & Talks

Hydrogen Boride Sheets Derived from MgB2 by Cation Exchange (Invited talk) [Invited]
Kondo Takahiro
Materials Science & Technology 2018 Conference & Exhibition (MS&T'18)   15 Oct 2018   
Hydrogen boride sheets derived from MgB2 by cation exchange(Invited talk) [Invited]
2018 Joint Symposium on Energy Materials Science and Technology (Workshop of Pre-Strategic Initiatives)   8 Mar 2018   
Hydrogen boride sheets derived from MgB2 by cation exchange
酸素還元反応に対する窒素ドープ炭素材料の触媒活性点 (Invited talk)
近藤 剛弘;郭 東輝;渋谷 陸;秋葉 千聖;佐治 俊輔;中村, 潤児
平成29年度 高難度選択酸化反応研究会シンポジウム   26 Jan 2018   
木村 和哉;白石 一真;近藤 剛弘;中村, 潤児;藤谷 忠博
日本化学会第98春季年会2018   20 Mar 2018   
西野 弘晃;藤田 武志;Nguyen, Thanh Cuong;冨中 悟史;宮内 雅浩;飯村 壮史;平田 秋彦;梅澤 直人;岡田 晋;西堀 英治;藤野 朝日;藤森 智博;伊藤 伸一;中村 潤児;細野 秀雄;近藤 剛弘
第12回日本ホウ素・ホウ化物研究会(JSBB2017)   24 Feb 2018   

Research Grants & Projects

日本学術振興会: 科学研究費補助金 基盤研究(A)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): 代表:中村潤児、分担:近藤剛弘
Japan Society of for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2014
Japan Society of for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2013
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2013
Project Year: Oct 2008 - Mar 2010


特願2018-118560 : 水素貯蔵ならびに放出材料
宮内雅浩;河村玲哉;近藤, 剛弘
特願2016-204477, PCT/JP2017/037709,WO/2018/074518 : 二次元水素化ホウ素含有シート、二次元ホウ素化合物含有シートの製造方法
近藤, 剛弘;中村潤児;西野弘晃;藤野朝日;藤森智博;細野秀雄;宮内雅浩
特開2017-127863(P2017-127863A) : 酸素還元触媒とその活性化方法、および燃料電池触媒
中村潤児;近藤, 剛弘;渋谷陸;下山雄人
特開 2016-185899号 : 二次元ホウ素シートおよびその製造方法
近藤, 剛弘;中村潤児;山本洋平;細野秀雄