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Nagasaki University
Graduate school of Engineering
Job title
(BLANK)(Toyohashi University of Technology)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

 Professor,Division of Materials and Chemical Research,Faculty of Engineering,Nagasaki University


Apr 1982
Mar 1984
Material Science, Graduate School of Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology
Apr 1980
Mar 1982
Material Science, Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology
Apr 1975
Mar 1980
Industrial Chemistry, Kurume Technical College

Published Papers

Nwaynay Hlaing, Kazuya Kawahara, Osamu Nakagoe, Guobin Zheng, Hideaki Sano, Shuji Tanabe
Chemistry Letters   47 1131-1134   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 The Chemical Society of Japan. The catalytic steam reforming of biomass was investigated with Ni-MnOx/SBA-15 catalysts which were synthesized via ethylene glycol assisted impregnation. The prepared catalysts have small metal particle size a...
Moe Ma Ma Tin, Hiroto Murakami, Osamu Nakagoe, Hideaki Sano, Guobin Zheng, Shuji Tanabe
Chemistry Letters   47 682-685   May 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 The Chemical Society of Japan. This study aimed to enhance the chlorine resistance of reverse osmosis (RO) membrane by providing a protective coating on a commercial reverse osmosis membrane, ESPA2, using an industrial grade epoxy resin and...
Hitoshi Kubo, Yusuke Ohshima, Takeshi Yamashita, Shunji Kikuhara, Noriyuki Saitoh, Noriko Yoshizawa, Osamu Nakagoe, Shuji Tanabe
Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan   91(3) 437-443   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Soot oxidation over CeO2-ZrO2 (CZ) has been studied herein. The soot-CZ mixtures were observed under different contact conditions using transmission electron microscopy and evaluated using thermogravimetric-differential thermal analysis. Results s...
Yoshiteru Mizukoshi, Shin Ichi Hatanaka, Kenji Okitsu, Yoshikazu Iseki, Ryouhei Iwasaki, Tomokazu Sakamoto, Susumu Yamaguchi, Hirohisa Tanaka, Shuji Tanabe
Japanese Journal of Applied Physics   57 0102B7   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 The Japan Society of Applied Physics. When high and short-pulse voltage was applied with a high repetition frequency to tungsten electrodes placed in water containing ammonia and water containing 2-methyl-2-propanol, gas evolved vigorously...
Moe Ma Ma Tin, George Anioke, Osamu Nakagoe, Shuji Tanabe, Hitoshi Kodamatani, Long D. Nghiem, Takahiro Fujioka
Separation and Purification Technology   189 170-175   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 Elsevier B.V. The effectiveness of hypochlorite cleaning for fouling mitigation of a prototype chlorine-resistant nanofiltration (NF) membrane was assessed for direct filtration of a secondary treated effluent. The chlorine resistance and s...
K. Nagae, T. Ueda, T. Sasahara, O. Nakagoe, S. Tanabe, T. Hyodo, Y. Shimizu
ECS Transactions   75 23-29   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
© The Electrochemical Society. Mesoporous (mp-) Al2O3powders loaded with n wt% MO (Bi2O3, CeO2, Fe2O3, NiO, RuO2 or ZrO2 (n = 1, 5, 10)) and/or 1 wt% Pt nanoparticles (1.0Pt/nMO-mp-Al2O3) were synthesized by an impregnation or a sonochemical reduc...
Takeo Hyodo, Takumi Hashimoto, Taro Ueda, Osamu Nakagoe, Kai Kamada, Takahiko Sasahara, Shuji Tanabe, Yasuhiro Shimizu
Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical   220 1091-1104   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. Mesoporous (mp-)Al2O3 powders, which were prepared by microwave-assisted solvothermal treatment of aluminum secondary butoxide in 1-propanol at 110 °C followed by firing at 700 °C in air, were loaded with ...
Takeo Hyodo, Yasunari Yuzuriha, Osamu Nakagoe, Takahiko Sasahara, Shuji Tanabe, Yasuhiro Shimizu
Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical   202 748-757   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
Adsorption/combustion-type gas sensors employing mesoporous γ-alumina (mp-Al2O3) powders loaded with core(Au)/shell(Pd) nanoparticles, which were synthesized by sonochemical reduction, (n(Au/Pd)/mp-Al2O3, n: the amount of Au/Pd nanoparticles loade...
Yoshiteru Mizukoshi, Naoya Masahashi, Shuji Tanabe
Science of Advanced Materials   6 1569-1572   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
Noble metal nanoparticles (NPs) were successfully prepared by the solution plasma in aqueous solution containing Au, Pd, or Pt chrolo-complexes. According to the spectral changes, the formation rate of Au NPs was faster than those of Pd and Pt NPs...
Takakazu Takata, Osamu Nakagoe, Shuji Tanabe
2012 International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications, ICRERA 2012      Dec 2012   [Refereed]
Al loaded CaO catalysts for biodiesel synthesis were prepared with alkali co-precipitation method and investigated. The catalytic activities were examined with transesterification of triolein to oleic methyl ester (OME) as model reaction of biodie...
Takakazu Ishimatsu, Shuji Tanabe, Yujing Jiang, Jun Kamo, Kouichi Taguchi, Tomosato Itayama, Hideki Miyagawa, Akihide Tada
2012 International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications, ICRERA 2012      Dec 2012   [Refereed]
Through this project, successful applicants from Korea and China will be accepted into the Graduate School of Engineering Master's Course, that was established in April 2011, at Nagasaki University. They will be trained to become highly skilled pr...
Osamu Nakagoe, Yuta Furukawa, Shuji Tanabe, Yurie Sugai, Ryo Narikiyo
2012 International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications, ICRERA 2012      Dec 2012   [Refereed]
Catalytic steam reforming of woody biomass was carried out with metal oxide supported Co catalysts. These catalysts were prepared by impregnation of Co2+ into SiO2, Y2O3 and CeO 2 powder and sol-gel method for Co/MgO. Their catalytic activities we...
Aki Tominaga, Osamu Nakagoe, Shuji Tanabe
Chemistry Letters   38(2) 176-177   Jul 2009   [Refereed]
A new procedure to prepare ultrathin membrane composed of nanopartieles was investigated. The nanopartieles were prepared in aqueous solution containing Pd II ions by sonochemical reduction. Electrophoresis was used to fix the nanopartieles on a p...
Aki Tominaga, Yoshiteru Mizukoshi, Osamu Nakagoe, Shuji Tanabe
Topics in Catalysis   52(6/7) 860-864   Jun 2009   [Refereed]
Hydrogen perm-selective membranes composed of Pd nanoparticles were investigated. The nanoparticles were prepared by ultrasonic reduction from PdII ions, and then deposited on a substrate disc with electrophoresis technique. These electrophoretic ...
Tsunenori Matsunaga, Hidetaka Ishizaki, Shuji Tanabe, Yoshihiko Hayashi
Archives of Oral Biology   54(5) 420-423   May 2009   [Refereed]
Objective: Remineralization is an indispensable phenomenon during the natural healing process of enamel decay. The incorporation of zinc (Zn) into enamel crystal could accelerate this remineralization. The present study was designed to investigate...
Yoshiteru Mizukoshi, Tatsuya Shuto, Naoya Masahashi, Shuji Tanabe
Ultrasonics Sonochemistry   16(4) 525-531   Jan 2009   [Refereed]
Magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles were successfully prepared by a novel reverse precipitation method with the irradiation of ultrasound. TEM, XRD and SQUID analyses showed that the formed particles were magnetite (Fe3O4) with about 10 nm in their ...
Yoshiteru Mizukoshi, Kazuhisa Sato, Toyohiko J. Konno, Naoya Masahashi, Shuji Tanabe
Chemistry Letters   37(9) 922-923   Sep 2008   [Refereed]
Nanocomposite catalysts, consisting of Pd and magnetic maghemite, prepared by sonochemical reduction method showed high catalytic activities for the reduction of nitrobenzene. The used catalysts could be readily retrieved by magnets and be employe...
Yoshiteru Mizukoshi, Yasuhiro Tsuru, Aki Tominaga, Satoshi Seino, Naoya Masahashi, Shuji Tanabe, Takao A. Yamamoto
Ultrasonics Sonochemistry   15(5) 875-880   May 2008   [Refereed]
Aqueous sample solutions containing noble metal ions (HAuCl4, Na2PdCl4, H2PtCl6), polyethyleneglycol monostearate, and magnetic maghemite nanoparticles were irradiated with high power ultrasound. Analyses of the products showed that noble metal io...
Kenji Okitsu, Akihiko Yue, Shuji Tanabe, Matsumoto Hiroshige, Yoshihiro Yobiko
Langmuir   23 13244   Dec 2007   [Refereed]
Yoshiteru Mizukoshi, Yoji Makise, Tatsuya Shuto, Jinwei Hu, Aki Tominaga, Sayoko Shironita, Shuji Tanabe
Ultrasonics Sonochemistry   14(3) 387-392   Mar 2007   [Refereed]
Sonochemically prepared Pt, Au and Pd nanoparticles were successfully immobilized onto TiO2 with the assistance of prolonged sonication. Their photocatalytic activities were evaluated in H2 production from aqueous ethanol solutions. Beside the son...
Kenji Okitsu, Yuichiro Yoshioka, Shuji Tanabe
Bunseki Kagaku   55(8) 567-571   Oct 2006   [Refereed]
The degradation of volatile chlorinated hydrocarbons such as tetrachloroethylene, trichloroethylene and tetrachloromethane, was investigated in aqueous solution using a low-energy ultrasound cleaning bath. In this experiment, no formation of the O...
Yoshiteru Mizukoshi, Satoshi Seino, Takuya Kinoshita, Takashi Nakagawa, Takao A. Yamamoto, Shuji Tanabe
Scripta Materialia   54(4) 609-613   Apr 2006   [Refereed]
Au/γ-Fe 2 O 3 composite nanoparticles obtained by a simple one-step sonochemical method could selectively adsorb sulfur-containing amino acids. Adsorbed amino acids were successfully manipulated by applying an external magnetic field. © 2005 Acta ...
Takashi Nakagawa, Hiroaki Nitani, Shuji Tanabe, Kenji Okitsu, Satoshi Seino, Yoshiteru Mizukoshi, Takao A. Yamamoto
Ultrasonics Sonochemistry   12(4) 249-254   Apr 2005   [Refereed]
Bimetallic Au/Pd nanoparticles supported on a silica matrix were prepared by an ultrasonic technique. The samples heat-treated at 100, 200, 300 and 400°C were examined with techniques of XRD (X-ray diffraction), TEM and XAS (X-ray absorption spect...
Kenji Okitsu, Akihiko Yue, Shuji Tanabe, Hiroshige Matsumoto, Yoshihiro Yobiko, Youngeok Yoo
Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan   75(10) 2289-2296   Oct 2002   [Refereed]
The sonochemical reduction of gold(III) [tetrachloroaurate(III)] was carried out under various irradiation conditions in an aqueous solution containing only a small amount of 1-propanol. Identical starting materials and the same initial concentrat...
Kenji Okitsu, Akihiko Yue, Shuji Tanabe, Hiroshige Matsumoto
Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan   75(3) 449-455   Mar 2002   [Refereed]
The preparation of Pd clusters was investigated by the sonochemical reduction of [Pd(NH3)4]2+ complexes on Y-zeolite in an aqueous solution at 20 °C. Through measurements of the UV-vis and X-ray photoelectron spectra, [Pd(NH3)4]2+ was found to be ...
Kenji Okitsu, Akihiko Yue, Shuji Tanabe, Hiroshige Matsumoto, Yoshihiro Yobiko
Langmuir   17(25) 7717-7720   Dec 2001   [Refereed]
Gold(III) (tetrachloroaurate(III)) was reduced in an aqueous solution containing only a small amount of 2-propanol to form colloidal gold nanoparticles in a standing wave system generated by a 200 kHz ultrasonic generator. The rates of gold(III) r...
Hiroshige Matsumoto, Shuji Tanabe, Kenji Okitsu, Yuji Hayashi, Steven L. Suib
Journal of Physical Chemistry A   105(21) 5304-5308   May 2001   [Refereed]
The partial oxidation of CH4 with N2O in Ar has been investigated at atmospheric pressure in a dielectric-barrier (silent) discharge plasma induced by low input power in a range from 0.27 to 7.71 Wh(Ncm3)-1. In an Ar stream, about 10% of the combi...
Kenji Okitsu, Masatoshi Murakami, Shuji Tanabe, Hiroshige Matsumoto
Chemistry Letters   2000(11) 1336-1337   Nov 2000   [Refereed]
A unique catalyst, Au core and Pd shell bimetallic nanoparticles immobilized on porous silica exhibiting a considerable high activity for the hydrogenation of cyclohexene, was prepared via two steps composed of the sonochemical reduction method an...
K. Okitsu, A. Yue, S. Tanabe, H. Matsumoto
Chemistry of Materials   12(10) 3006-3011   Nov 2000   [Refereed]
Palladium nanoparticles dispersed on Al2O3 were prepared via the sonochemical reduction of tetrachloropalladate(II) (Pd(II)) in an aqueous solution. The reduction of Pd(II) to metallic Pd successfully proceeded, even in the presence of Al2O3 powde...
Shuji Tanabe, Hiroshi Matsuguma, Kenji Okitsu, Hiroshige Matsumoto
Chemistry Letters   2000(10) 1116-1117   Oct 2000   [Refereed]
The decomposition of CH3OH was investigated in a dielectric-barrier discharge-plasma induced by low power from 0.27 to 6.40 Wh(NCm3)-1. The maximum CH3OH conversion of 80% into H2 was achieved with CO or CO2 being the other major product, respecti...
Sonochemical Preparation of Supported Metal Catalysts
Kenji OKITSU, Masatoshi MURAKAMI, Shuji TANABE, Hiroshige MATSUMOTO
Tran. Mater. Rec. Soc. Jpn   25(1) 87-90   Jan 2000   [Refereed]
Hiroshige Matsumoto, Shuji Tanabe, Kenji Okitsu, Yuji Hayashi, Steven L. Suib
Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan   72(11) 2567-2571   Nov 1999   [Refereed]
Decomposition of CO2 to CO and O2 in Ar stream has been investigated under atmospheric pressure by the use of a dielectric-barrier discharge plasma reactor. CO2 dissociation was found to proceed in accordance with the stoichiometry of 2 CO2 = 2 CO...
Shuji Tanabe, Kayo Egashira, Kenji Okitsu, Hiroshige Matsumoto
Chemistry Letters   1999(9) 871-872   Sep 1999   [Refereed]
The partial oxidation of CH4 by N2O was investigated in a dielectric-barrier discharge system at atmospheric pressure. CH4 converted to CH3OH, HCHO, and CO in this system. Total yield of CH3OH and HCHO reached about 10 % in the Ar stream. It was s...
Shuji Tanabe, Hiroshi Matsuo, Hiroshi Matsukuma, Yuji Hayashi, Kenji Okitsu, Hiroshige Matsumoto, Steven L. Suib, Masayoshi Hiramatsu, Michito Kanamori
Sekiyu Gakkaishi (Journal of the Japan Petroleum Institute)   42(6) 383-391   Jun 1999   [Refereed]
Direct oligomerization of CH4 to C2 and C3 hydrocarbons and CO2 reforming of CH4 to CO and H2 in the Ar stream were studied in a nonthermal dielectric-barrier discharge plasma reactor at room temperature and under atmospheric pressure. Conversion ...
Kenji Okitsu, Shinya Nagaoka, Shuji Tanabe, Hiroshige Matsumoto, Yoshiteru Mizukoshi, Yoshio Nagata
Chemistry Letters   1999(3) 271-272   Mar 1999   [Refereed]
A new method for the preparation of Pd nanoparticles immobilized on alumina at room temperature by ultrasonic irradiation of an aqueous solution of tetrachloropalladate(II) is reported. The size of Pd particles can be controlled by changing the ty...
S. Tanabe, H. E. Davis, D. Wei, R. S. Weber
Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis   101 337-344   Aug 1996   [Refereed]
Silica-supported, V-substituted polyoxometalates containing V 1 , V 3 and V 14 ensembles were characterized by the oxygen uptake protocol developed by Oyama and co-workers. Rates of methanol and ethanol oxidation catalyzed by these samples scaled ...
Shuji Tanabe, Hiroshige Matsumoto, Takanori Mizushima, Kenji Okitsu, Yasuaki Maeda
Chemistry Letters   1996(4) 327-328   Apr 1996   [Refereed]
New technique to prepare finely dispersed metallic species in a zeolitic framework has been developed by a high frequency-ultrasonic (HFUS) irradiation. The parent Pd ions in the zeolite were reduced with isopropyl alcohol into carbon containing P...
Hiroshige Matsumoto, Shuji Tanabe
Journal of Physical Chemistry   99(18) 6951-6956   Sep 1995   [Refereed]
In the reduction of nitrogen monoxide with propane, the Pd-Y zeolite catalyst with a high palladium content exhibited excellent activity and selectivity at low temperatures of 573-873 K. The palladium species in the zeolite crystals was characteri...
S. Tanabe, H. Matsumoto
Journal of Materials Science Letters   13(21) 1540-1542   Jan 1994   [Refereed]
J.Chem.Soc.,Faraday Trans.   90(19) 3001-3006   1994   [Refereed]
H. Matsumoto, S. Tanabe
Journal of Materials Science Letters   11(10) 623-626   Oct 1992   [Refereed]
Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun   57(4) 817-825   1992   [Refereed]
Hiroshige Matsumoto, Shuji Tanabe
Analytical Sciences   (7) 369-372   Nov 1991   [Refereed]
Formation and structure of finely dispersed metallic species in a zeolite matrix were investigated by extended X-ray absorption fine structure measurements. Reactive species formed in Cu-Y and Pd-Y zeolites by a consecutive reduction-reoxidation t...
Hiroshige Matsumoto, Shuji Tanabe
Journal of Physical Chemistry®   94(10) 4207-4212   Oct 1990   [Refereed]
The catalytic behavior of activated Cu-Y zeolite in CO oxidation at low temperatures was investigated by temperature-programmed reduction (TPR) and extended X-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) measurements. An active Cu species was formed by a...
S. Tanabe, H. Matsumoto
Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan   63(1) 192-198   Jan 1990   [Refereed]
EXAFS measurements have been employed to investigate structural changes of Cu species in Y-zeolite during TPR process. The formation of an active species by a consecutive reduction-reoxidation treatment was clearly demonstrated in the TPR spectra....
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun.   1989(13) 875-876   Jul 1989   [Refereed]
Shuji Tanabe, Hiroshige Matsumoto
Applied Catalysis   45(1) 27-37   Jan 1989   [Refereed]
The effect of ammonia pretreatment on the reduction of CuY zeolite was investigated by means of temperature-programmed experiments with the aid of transmission electron microscopy, electron spin resonance and IR techniques. With hydrogen the reduc...
Chem. Lett.   1989(4) 539-542   1989   [Refereed]
Chem. Lett.   1985(9) 1425-1428   Sep 1985   [Refereed]
Shuji Tanabe, Takashi Ida, Masao Suginaga, Akifumi Ueno, Yoshihide Kotera, Kazuyuki Tohji, Yasuo Udagawa
Chem. Lett.   1984(9) 1567-1570   Sep 1984   [Refereed]
Kazuyuki Tohji, Yasuo Udagawa, Shuji Tanabe, Takashi Ida, Akifumi Ueno
Journal of the American Chemical Society   106(18) 5172-5178   Sep 1984   [Refereed]
Extended X-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) was used, in combination with electron microscopy, NMR, and X-ray diffraction, to probe environments of Co atoms at every elementary step of the preparation procedure for TiO2supported Co catalyst. ...
Shuji Tanabe, Takashi Ida, Hideyuki Tsuiki, Akifumi Ueno, Yoshihide Kotera, Kazuyuki Tohji, Yasuo Udagawa
Chem. Lett.   1984(8) 1271-1274   Aug 1984   [Refereed]
Seiji Takasaki, Hideo Suzuki, Kaoru Takahashi, Shuji Tanabe, Akifumi Ueno, Yoshihide Kotera
Journal of the Chemical Society, Faraday Transactions 1: Physical Chemistry in Condensed Phases   80(4) 803-811   Apr 1984   [Refereed]
The particle size of cobalt in a Co/TiO<inf>2</inf> catalyst increased with increasing reduction temperature up to 600°C. At 700°C, where the phase transformation of TiO<inf>2</inf> from anatase to rutile occurred, the cobalt particles redispersed...
Kazuyuki Tohji, Yasuo Udagawa, Shuji Tanabe, Akifumi Ueno
Journal of the American Chemical Society   106(3) 612-617   Feb 1984   [Refereed]
Environments of Ni atoms were probed by extended X-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) at every elementary step of Ni/SiO2 catalyst preparation by two different methods. Combining the structural information obtained at the atomic level by EXAFS ...
Shuji Tanabe, Akifumi Ueno, Kazuyuki Tohji, Yasuo Udagawa
Chem. Lett.   1983(7) 1089-1092   Jul 1983   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

S. Tanabe, S. Tokumaru, K. Hatakeyama, K. Okitsu, H. Matsumoto, Y. Hayashi
IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science   1 Jan 2002   
A selective discharge plasma reactor was developed and used to produce methanol from methane and nitrous oxide. The selectivity to partial oxidation products such as methanol and formaldehyde increased when methane was excited and nitrous oxide wa...
Catalyst Preparation Procedure Probed by EXAFS Spectroscopy: Titanium Dioxide-Supported Cobalt
Yasuo UDAGAWA, Kazuyuki TOHJI, Akifumi UENO, Takashi IDA, Shuji TANABE
Springer Proc. Phys.   1984   
Study on the Elementary Steps of Ni/SiO2 Caralyst Peroaration by Means of EXAFS
Shuji TANABE, Akifumi UENO, Yoshihide KOTERA, Kazuyuki TOHJI, Yasuo UDAGAWA
Proc. 8th Cing. Catal.   1984   

Research Grants & Projects

Catalytic behavior of NO reduction on Pd-Y zeolite
Plasma Steam Reforming of Methane
Preparation of nano-size metal particle Catalyst