Masahiko Tomitori

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Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2006
Professor, School of Materials Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Apr 1994
Mar 2006
Associate Professor, School of Materials Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Apr 1986
Mar 1994
research associate, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Published Papers

Takashi Nishimura and Masahiko Tomitori
Japanese Journal of Applied Physics   58(2) 025501-1-025501-7   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Akira Sasahara, Tatsuya Murakami, Masahiko Tomitori
Japanese Journal of Applied Physics   57(11) 115501-1-115501-7   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 The Japan Society of Applied Physics. To demonstrate the effect of the surface nanostructures on the osteoconductivity of titanium dioxide (TiO2), formation of calcium phosphate on the rutile TiO2(110) surfaces in Hanks' balanced salt solut...
Elvy Rahmi Mawarnis, Akrajas Ali Umar, Masahiko Tomitori, Aamna Balouch, Muhammad Nurdin, Muhammad Zakir Muzakkar, Munetaka Oyama
ACS Omega   3(9) 11526-11536   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 American Chemical Society. A combinative effect of two or more individual material properties, such as lattice parameters and chemical properties, has been well-known to generate novel nanomaterials with special crystal growth behavior and ...
Arai Toyoko, Kura Daiki, Inamura Ryo, Tomitori Masahiko
Japanese Journal of Applied Physics   57(8) 08NB04-1-08NB04-6   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 The Japan Society of Applied Physics. The mechanical energy dissipation (DJ) of an oscillating atomic force microscopy (AFM) cantilever, which originated from Joule heat, was analyzed by noncontact (nc)-AFM, in relation to the electrostatic...
Oshima Chuhei, Tomitori Masahiko, Shimoda Tatsuya, Yasaka Anto, Asai Hirotaka, Rokuta Eiji
e-Journal of Surface Science and Nanotechnology   16 294-297   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 The Japan Society of Vacuum and Surface Science A single-atom termination (SAT) tip of Ir-W is one of the most promising candidates among various gas-field-ionization ion sources (GFIS) and field emission (FE) tips. In this work, we investi...
Arai Toyoko, Inamura Ryo, Kura Daiki, Tomitori Masahiko
Physical Review B   97(11) 115428-1-115428-6   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 American Physical Society. The kinetic energy of the oscillating cantilever of noncontact atomic force microscopy (nc-AFM) at room temperature was considerably dissipated over regions between a Si adatom and its neighboring rest atom for Si...
Sasahara Akira, Murakami Tatsuya, Tomitori Masahiko
Surface Science   668 61-67   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
© 2017 Elsevier B.V. Rutile titanium dioxide (TiO2) (110)-(1 × 1) surfaces prepared in ultrahigh vacuum (UHV) were removed from the UHV, immersed in Hank's buffered salt solution (HBSS), and then re-introduced to the UHV to be examined for an atom...
Sasahara Akira, Murakami Tatsuya, Tu Le Tran Uyen, Tomitori Masahiko
Applied Surface Science   428 1000-1005   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
© 2017 Elsevier B.V. Rutile titanium dioxide (TiO2) (110) surfaces annealed in air were examined by frequency modulation atomic force microscopy (FM-AFM), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) and low-energy electron diffraction (LEED) techniques...
Advanced Materials Interfaces   6 1801278   Nov 2018
© 2018 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim Silicene, the graphene-like allotrope of silicon, has a great potential for the development of novel silicon-based nanotechnologies. Its unique buckling makes the atomic structure of this silicon...
Saad Siti Khatijah Md, Umar Akrajas Ali, Umar Marjoni Imamora Ali, Tomitori Masahiko, Abd Rahman Mohd Yusri, Salleh Muhamad Mat, Oyama Munetaka
ACS Omega   3(3) 2579-2587   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
© 2018 American Chemical Society. This paper reports the synthesis of two-dimensional, hierarchical, porous, and (001)-faceted metal (Ag, Zn, and Al)-doped TiO2 nanostructures (TNSs) and the study of their photocatalytic activity. Two-dimensional ...
Arai Toyoko, Sato Kohei, Iida Asuka, Tomitori Masahiko
Scientific Reports   7 4054-4064   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 The Author(s). The interfaces between solids and water films in air play fundamental roles in physicochemical phenomena, biological functions, and nano-fabrication. Though the properties of the interfaces have been considered to be irreleva...
Sasahara Akira, Tomitori Masahiko
Journal of Physical Chemistry C   120(38) 21427-21435   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
© 2016 American Chemical Society. Rutile titanium dioxide (TiO2) (110)-(1 × 1) surfaces prepared in an ultrahigh vacuum (UHV) were transferred to humid environments and thereafter returned to UHV to be examined by the scanning tunneling microscopy...
Nishimura T, Tomitori M.
Applied Physics Letters   109(12)    Sep 2016   [Refereed]
© 2016 Author(s). The surface structure and composition of Si(111) was modified, by heating it to 1300 °C in ultrahigh vacuum under an external tensile stress. A stress of approximately 1 GPa was applied, by pressing on the center of the rear side...
Nogami Makoto, Sasahara Akira, Arai Toyoko, Tomitori Masahiko
Applied Physics Express   9(4)    Apr 2016   [Refereed]
© 2016 The Japan Society of Applied Physics. Nanoscale surface analysis was performed by installing a charge amplifier (CA) in a non-contact atomic force microscopy system. Atomic-scale capacitance and contact potential difference (CPD) between th...
Ooe Hiroaki, Fujii Mikihiro, Tomitori Masahiko, Arai Toyoko
Review of Scientific Instruments   87(2)    Feb 2016   [Refereed]
© 2016 AIP Publishing LLC. High-Q factor retuned fork (RTF) force sensors made from quartz tuning forks, and the electric circuits for the sensors, were evaluated and optimized to improve the performance of non-contact atomic force microscopy (nc-...
Toyoko Arai, Masashi Koshioka, Kouhei Abe, Masahiko Tomitori, Ryohei Kokawa, Masahiro Ohta, Hirofumi Yamada, Kei Kobayashi and Noriaki Oyabu
Langmuir   31(13) 3876-3883   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015 American Chemical Society An ionic KBr(001) crystal surface covered with a thin water layer was observed with a frequency modulation atomic force microscope (FM-AFM) with atomic resolution. By immersing only the tip apex of the AFM cantilev...
Miyagi Tomoaki, Sasahara Akira, Tomitori Masahiko
Applied Surface Science   349 904-910   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. Water contact angles on three types of Si(1 1 1) and (0 0 1) surfaces were measured in nitrogen gas atmosphere without exposing them to air; the surfaces were prepared to be (I) cleaned and reconstructed, ...
Sasahara Akira, Murakami Tatsuya, Tomitori Masahiko
Journal of Physical Chemistry C   119(15) 8250-8257   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015 American Chemical Society. Dissolution of magnesium oxide (MgO)(100) surfaces in water was examined by an atomic force microscope (AFM) and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) techniques. MgO(100) surfaces annealed at 1273 K in air for 2...
Miyagi Tomoaki, Sasahara Akira, Tomitori Masahiko
Japanese Journal of Applied Physics   54(8)    Jan 2015   [Refereed]
© 2015 The Japan Society of Applied Physics. The surfaces of Si(001) and Si(111) treated in a hydrogen fluoride solution were observed by noncontact atomic force microscopy (nc-AFM) under successive irradiation with atomic H generated using a hot ...
Ooe Hiroaki, Sakuishi Tatsuya, Nogami Makoto, Tomitori Masahiko, Arai Toyoko
Applied Physics Letters   105(4)    Jul 2014   [Refereed]
Based on a two-prong type quartz tuning fork, a force sensor with a high Q factor, which we call a retuned fork sensor, was developed for non-contact atomic force microscopy (nc-AFM) with atomic resolution. By cutting a small notch and attaching a...


富取正彦, 西川治
応用物理   57(12) 1907-1911   Dec 1988
富取正彦, 西川治
応用物理   61(3) 279-280   Mar 1992
日本結晶学会誌   35(2) 117-119   Apr 1993
セラミックス   30(10) 932-934   Oct 1995
ぶんせき   (5) 358-363   May 1998
電子顕微鏡   34(2) 147-149   Jul 1999
富取正彦, 新井豊子
応用物理   69(4) 435-438   Apr 2000

Books etc

Compendium of Surface and Interface Analysis
Masahiko Tomitori (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 5 Atom probe field ion microscope)
Springer   2018   ISBN:978-981-10-6156-1
Biomimetics and industrial applications
Bhushan Bharat, Fuchs H. (Harald), 富取 正彦
Springer   2008   ISBN:978-3-540-74084-1
Bhushan Bharat, Fuchs H. (Harald), 富取 正彦
Springer   2008   ISBN:978-3-540-74079-7
Bhushan Bharat, Fuchs H. (Harald), 富取 正彦
Springer   2008   ISBN:978-3-540-74082-7
Scanning probe microscopy roadmap
Masahiko Tomitori (Part:Contributor)
Noncontact atomic force microscopy
Toyoko Arai, Masahiko Tomitori (Part:Contributor, Bias dependence of NC-AFM images and tunneling current variations on semiconductor surfaces)
Springer-Verlag   2002   
Mesoscopic materials and clusters: their physical and chemical properties
Masahiko Tomitori (Part:Contributor, STM/STS study of semiconductor clusters)
Springer-Verlag, Kodansha   1999   

Conference Activities & Talks

見寺悠伽, 村上拓, 橋本遼太, 石塚慧介, 大島義文, 富取正彦, 新井豊子
応用物理学会秋季学術講演会講演予稿集(CD-ROM)   5 Sep 2018   
藏大輝, 富取正彦, 新井豊子
応用物理学会秋季学術講演会講演予稿集(CD-ROM)   5 Sep 2018   
西村高志, 富取正彦
応用物理学会秋季学術講演会講演予稿集(CD-ROM)   5 Sep 2018   
新井豊子, 稲村竜, 藏大輝, 富取正彦
日本物理学会講演概要集(CD-ROM)   23 Mar 2018   
石塚慧介, 村上拓, 大島義文, 富取正彦, 新井豊子
日本物理学会講演概要集(CD-ROM)   23 Mar 2018   
石塚慧介, 村上拓, 富取正彦, 新井豊子, 大島義文
応用物理学会春季学術講演会講演予稿集(CD-ROM)   5 Mar 2018   
新井豊子, 飯田明日香, 佐藤昂平, 富取正彦
応用物理学会秋季学術講演会講演予稿集(CD-ROM)   25 Aug 2017   
石塚慧介, 村上拓, 大島義文, 富取正彦, 新井豊子
応用物理学会秋季学術講演会講演予稿集(CD-ROM)   25 Aug 2017   
新井豊子, 稲村竜, 藏大輝, 富取正彦
応用物理学会秋季学術講演会講演予稿集(CD-ROM)   25 Aug 2017   
石塚慧介, 村上拓, 大島義文, 富取正彦, 新井豊子
表面科学学術講演会講演要旨集   17 Aug 2017   
新井豊子, 稲村竜, 藏大輝, 富取正彦
表面科学学術講演会講演要旨集   17 Aug 2017   
新井豊子, 佐藤昂平, 飯田明日香, 富取正彦
表面科学学術講演会講演要旨集   17 Aug 2017   
西村高志, 富取正彦
表面科学学術講演会講演要旨集   17 Aug 2017   
稲村竜, 藏大輝, 富取正彦, 新井豊子
日本物理学会講演概要集(CD-ROM)   21 Mar 2017   
村上拓, 橋本遼太, 石塚慧介, 長井馨, 大島義文, 富取正彦, 新井豊子
日本物理学会講演概要集(CD-ROM)   21 Mar 2017   
笹原亮, 村上達也, 富取正彦
日本セラミックス協会年会講演予稿集(CD-ROM)   1 Mar 2017   
坂本拓朗, 西村高志, 富取正彦
応用物理学会春季学術講演会講演予稿集(CD-ROM)   1 Mar 2017   
稲村竜, 藤居幹大, 富取正彦, 新井豊子
応用物理学会春季学術講演会講演予稿集(CD-ROM)   1 Mar 2017   
笹原亮, 笹原亮, 富取正彦
真空に関する連合講演会講演予稿集   29 Nov 2016   
石塚慧介, 村上拓, 橋本遼太, 大島義文, 富取正彦, 新井豊子
真空に関する連合講演会講演予稿集   29 Nov 2016