Hitoshi Abe

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Hitoshi Abe
High Energy Accelerator Research Organization
Job title
Associate Professor
Ph. D. (Science)(The University of Tokyo)
Other affiliation
Keio University
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

JSPS Special Research Fellow (DC1), Apr. 2005 - Mar. 2008
Assistant Professor, Keio University, Apr. 2008 - Mar. 2010
Associate Professor, Photon Factory, IMSS, KEK, Apr. 2010 - Present
Visiting Associate Professor, Keio University


Chemistry, Graduate School, Division of Science, The University of Tokyo
chemistry, Faculty of Science, The University of Tokyo

Committee Memberships

Sep 2018
Japan XAFS Society  Planning
Jul 2018
International X-ray Absorption Society (IXAS)  Executive Committee
Apr 2016
SSSJ (Surf. Sci. Soc. Jpn)  Publishing
Oct 2013
Sep 2015
JSSRR  Event
Sep 2011
Dec 2017
Japan XAFS Society  Secretary general

Awards & Honors

Dec 2011
Encouragement award, The Surface Science Society of Japan
Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists
SSSJ Young-Researcher Lecture Award 
The Best Poster Prize, International Symposium on Surface Science and Nanotechnology 5 (ISSS-5)
Research encouragement award, Graduate School of Science, Tokyo University

Published Papers

Porous Molecular Conductor: Electrochemical Fabrication of Through-Space Conduction Pathways among Linear Coordination Polymers
L. Qu, H. Iguchi, S. Takaishi, F. Habib, C. Leong, D. D'Alessandro, T. Yoshida, H. Abe, E. Nishibori, M. Yamashita
J. Am. Chem. Soc.   141(17) 6802-6806   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
In situ TREXS Observation of Surface Reduction Reaction of NiO Film with ~2 nm Surface Sensitivity
H. Abe, Y. Niwa, Y. Takeichi, and M. Kimura
Chem. Rec.   19 1-6   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Direct Activation of Cobalt Catalyst by 12CaO·7Al2O3 Electride for Ammonia Synthesis
Y. Inoue, M. Kitano, M. Tokunari, T. Taniguchi, K. Ooya, H. Abe, Y. Niwa, M. Sasase, M. Hara, and H. Hosono
ACS Catalysis   9(3) 1670-1679   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Development of Multi-Modal Surface Research Equipment by Combining TREXS with IRRAS
H. Abe, Y. Niwa, and M. Kimura
AIP Conf. Proc.   2054 040016-4pages   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Nanoscale Ice-type Structural Fluctuation in Spinel Titanates
S. Torigoe, T. Hattori, K. Kodama, T. Honda, H. Sagayama, K. Ikeda, T. Otomo, H. Nitani, H. Abe, H. Murakawa, H. Sakai, and N. Hanasaki
Phys. Rev. B   98(13) 134443-7pages   Oct 2018   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Multi-modal surface research equipment by combining TREXS and IRRAS
Hitoshi Abe, Yasuhiro Niwa, Masao Kimura
JSR2019   11 Jan 2019   
A two-color BL brings new colors of a SR facility [Invited]
H. Abe
U Tokyo ISSP Regular Workshop "Upshift in the Soft X-ray Science of Synchrotron Radiation"   1 Dec 2018   
Recent XAFS topics [Invited]
Hitoshi Abe
Steering Committee and Users' Meeting of Indian Beamline   25 Sep 2018   
Ru-N bond observed in ammonia synthesis catalysts Ru/Ca2NH, Ru/Ca(NH2)2 and its anchoring effect
H. Abe, Y. Niwa, M. Kitano, Y. Inoue, M. Sasaue, T. Nakao, T. Tada, T. Yokoyama, M. Hara, and H. Hosono
The 21st Japanese XAFS conference   4 Sep 2018   
Anchoring bond in Ru/Ca2NH catalyst keeping high NH3 synthesis activity
H. Abe, Y. Niwa, M. Kitano, Y. Inoue, M. Sasaue, T. Nakao, T. Tada, T. Yokoyama, M. Hara, and H. Hosono
17th International Conference on X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (XAFS2018)   26 Jul 2018   

Teaching Experience


Research Grants & Projects

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Hitoshi Abe
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Hitoshi Abe
Materials Science and Application of Electrides
Japan Science and Technology Agency: ACCEL
Project Year: Oct 2013 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Hideo Hosono (Co-Investigator: Hitoshi Abe)
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): Hitoshi Abe
Development of Time-Resolved Ambient-Pressure Surface Core-Level Spectroscopy and its Application to Surface Dynamic Processes
Project Year: Apr 2008 - Mar 2011    Investigator(s): Hiroshi Kondoh (Co-Investigator: Hitoshi Abe)