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Research Interests

Optical Tweezers or Laser Trapping, Laser Ablation, Nanoparticles, Microspectroscopy, Molecular Crstallizaiton, Amyloid Fibrils


1971.04 ~ 1972.03  Researcher, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

1972.04 ~ 1984.01 Assistant Professor, School of Engneering 

1984.02 ~ 1984.03 Lecturer, School of Engneering Science, Osaka University

1984.04 ~ 1991.02 Professor, Department of Polymer Science and Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology

1991.03 ~ 1998.03 Professor, Department of Applied Physics, School of Engneerning, Osaka University 

1998.04 ~ 2007.03 Professor, Department of Applied Science, Graduate School of Engneering, Osaka University 

2007.04 ~ 2008.03 Chief Researcher, 21 Life Science Research Laboratories, Hamano Life Science Research Foundation

2008.02 ~ present Guest Professor, Graduate School of Materials Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology

2008.04 ~ present Chair Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, National Chiao Tung University

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Osaka University

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Research Output

Dynamic Coupling of Optically Evolved Assembling and Swarming of Gold Nanoparticles with Photothermal Local Phase Separation of Polymer Solution

Aibara, I., Huang, C-H., Kudo, T., Bresoli-Obach, R., Hofkens, J., Furube, A. & Masuhara, H., 30 Jul 2020, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 124, 30, p. 16604-16615 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Evolving Crystal Morphology of Potassium Chloride Controlled by Optical Trapping

Cheng, A. C., Masuhara, H. & Sugiyama, T., 26 Mar 2020, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 124, 12, p. 6913-6921 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Fast-tracking of single emitters in large volumes with nanometer precision

    Louis, B., Camacho, R., Bresoli-Obach, R., Abakumov, S., Vandaele, J., Kudo, T., Masuhara, H., Scheblykin, I. G., Hofkens, J. & Rocha, S., 14 Sep 2020, In : Optics Express. 28, 19, p. 28656-28671 16 p., 401557.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Large Submillimeter Assembly of Microparticles with Necklace-like Patterns Formed by Laser Trapping at Solution Surface

    Lu, J. S., Wang, H. Y., Kudo, T. & Masuhara, H., 6 Aug 2020, In : The journal of physical chemistry letters. 11, 15, p. 6057-6062 6 p.

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  • Photo-induced electrodeposition of metallic nanostructures on graphene

    Xia, K., Chiang, W. Y., Lockhart de la Rosa, C. J., Fujita, Y., Toyouchi, S., Yuan, H., Su, J., Masuhara, H., De Gendt, S., De Feyter, S., Hofkens, J. & Uji-I, H., 28 May 2020, In : Nanoscale. 12, 20, p. 11063-11069 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle