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Syo Matsumura Last modified date:2017.09.19

Graduate School
Undergraduate School
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Administration Post

Academic Degree
Doctor of Engineering
Field of Specialization
Materials Science, Diffraction Physics
Outline Activities
Irradiation effects, Quantitative electron microscopy
Research Interests
  • Dynamical Behaviors of Materials under Irradiation
    keyword : Metal, Alloy, Ceramics, Phase Transitions, Point Defects
  • Quantitative Transmission Electron Microscopy
    keyword : Electron Diffraction, Transmission Electron Microscopy, Nano-structure
Current and Past Project
  • New Crossover Project Research in Nuclear Engineering
    This project promotes understanding mechanisms of grain refinement of nuclear fuels due to progress in nuclear fission. Our group carries out TEM analysis of ion-irradiated ceramics from a nanoscopic point of view.
  • RR2002 Nanotechnology Support Project:
    It offers opportunities of utilizing advanced TEMs and related facilities to researchers outside Kyushu University to promote nanotechnology research activities.
Academic Activities
1. S. Takaki, kazuhiro Yasuda, Tomokazu Yamamoto, Syo Matsumura, Norito Ishikawa, Atomic structure of ion tracks in Ceria, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 326, 2014.05.
2. Nao Sumimoto, Koichiro Nakao, Tomokazu Yamamoto, Syo Matsumura, kazuhiro Yasuda, Yasuro Niidome, In situ observation of structural transformation of gold nanorods under pulsed laser irradiation in an HVEM , Microscopy, 63, 4, 2014.04.
3. kazuhiro Yasuda, M. Etoh, K. Sawada, Tomokazu Yamamoto, Kazufumi Yasunaga, Syo Matsumura, Norito Ishikawa, Defect formation and accumulation in CeO2 irradiated with swift heavy ions, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 314, 2013.11.
4. M. Timpel, N. Wanderka, R. Schlesiger, T. Yamamoto, N. Lazarev, D. Isheim, G. Schmitz, Syo Matsumura, J. Banhart, Sr–Al–Si co-segregated regions in eutectic Si phase of Sr-modified Al–10Si alloy, Ultramicroscopy, 132, 216–221, 2013.09.
5. Kazu Suenaga, Toshiya Okazaki, Eiji Okunishi, Syo Matsumura, Detection of photons emitted from single erbium atoms in energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy, Nature Photonics, 6, 8, 545-548, 2012.08.
6. M. Timpel, N. Wanderka, R. Schlesiger, T. Yamamoto, N. Lazarev, D. Isheim, G. Schmitz, Syo Matsumura, J. Banhart, The role of strontium in modifying aluminium–silicon alloys
, Acta Materialia, 60, 9, 3920–3928, 2012.05.
7. H. Unno, Y. Sato, S. Toh, N. Yoshinaga, S. Matsumura, Microstructures and electrical properties of TiO2-doped Al2O3 ceramics, Journal of Electron Microscopy, Volume 59, Pages S107-S115, 2010.08.
8. M. Shirai, K. Tsumori, M. Kutsuwada, K. Yasuda, S. Matsumura , Morphological change in FePt nanogranular thin films induced by swift heavy ion irradiation, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B, Volume 267, Issue 10, Pages 1787-1791
, 2009.05.
9. Kousuke Kimura, Satoshi Hata, Syo Matsumura and Takao Horiuchi, Dark-field transmission electron microscopy for a tilt series of ordering alloys: toward electron tomography, Journal of Electron Microscopy, 54, 4, 54 [4], 373-377, (2005), 2005.12.
10. K. Kaneko, S. Matsumura, K. Ikematsu, Y. Kato, Y. Tomokiyo, M. Watanabe, T. Masumoto, Quantitative electron microscopy of FePt nano-crystallites in amorphous Al2O3 matrix, Scripta Materialia, 48, 7, 48, 915-920, 2003.08.
11. C. Abromeit, S. Matsumura, Kinetics of antiphase domain boundaries during an L12 order-disorder phase transformation: a Monte Carlo simulation, Philosophical Magazine A, 82, 11, 82, 2287-2302, 2002.08.
12. S. Matsumura, Y. Tanaka, Y. Koga, K. Oki, Concurrent ordering and phase separation in the vicinity of the metastable critical point of order-disorder transition in Fe-Si alloys, Materials Science and Engineering A, 312, 1-2, 312, 284-292, 2001.05.
1. Syo Matsumura, Nao Sumimoto, Tomokazu Yamamoto, kazuhiro Yasuda, High Resolution Electron Microscope Observation of Gold Nanorods under Irradiation with Pulsed Laser Light, The 8th International Conference on Advanced Materials Processing (ICAMP-8) , 2014.07.30.
2. Syo Matsumura, Tomokazu Yamamoto, kazuhiro Yasuda, Seiya Takaki, Transmission Electron Microscopy Study of Defect Formation and Accumulation in Ceramic Oxides Irradiated with Swift Heavy Ions, 2012 MRA Fall Meeting, 2012.11.27.
Other Research Activities
  • 2015.11.
  • 2014.11.
  • 2013.11.
  • 2010.11.
  • 2007.05.
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Musicological Society of Japan
Other Educational Activities
  • 2012.01, Faculty Opponent to phD thesis at Stockholm University.
  • 2008.05, Distingushed Lecture of the year, Kyushu University.
Professional and Outreach Activities
Leader: RR2002 Nanotechnology Support Project
Leader: Nanotechnology innovation network project.