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Akira TERASAKI Last modified date:2018.06.14

Professor / Physical Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Sciences

Graduate School
Undergraduate School

Academic Degree
D. Sc.
Field of Specialization
Physical Chemistry, Cluster Science, Laser Spectroscopy
Research Interests
  • Physical chemistry of atomic and molecular clusters
    keyword : physical chemistry, atoms, molecules, clusters, laser spectroscopy, chemical reaction
Academic Activities
1. A. Terasaki, Dynamics of a liquid droplet excited by infrared multi-photon absorption, World Scientific, In Advances in Multi-Photon Processes and Spectroscopy, Vol. 19, Chap. 2, ed. by S. H. Lin, A. A. Villaeys, and Y. Fujimura, 2010.05.
1. M. Arakawa, K. Ando, S. Fujimoto, S. Mishra, G. Naresh Patwari, and A. Terasaki, The role of electronegativity on the extent of nitridation of group 5 metals as revealed by reactions of tantalum cluster cations with ammonia molecules, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 10.1039/C8CP00424B, 20, 13974-13982, 2018.05.
2. T. Hayakawa, M. Arakawa, S. Sarugaku, K. Ando, K. Tobita, Y. Kiyomura, T. Kawano, and A. Terasaki, Characterization of cerium and oxygen atoms in free clusters of cerium oxide by X-ray absorption spectroscopy, Top. Catal., 10.1007/s11244-017-0869-y, 61, 119-125, 2018.03.
3. Masashi Arakawa, T. Omoda, Akira TERASAKI, Adsorption and subsequent reaction of a water molecule on silicate and silica cluster anions, J. Phys. Chem. C, 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b11689, 121, 10790-10795, 2017.05, ケイ酸塩クラスター(Mg_nSiO_m^-)、シリカクラスター(Si_nO_m^-)と水分子との反応実験をクラスターの組成を変えながら行い、各組成における水分子の吸着能と吸着メカニズムを明らかにした。.
4. S. Sarugaku, R. Murakami, J. Matsumoto, T. Kawano, Masashi Arakawa, Akira TERASAKI, Size-dependent reactivity of nickel-doped silver cluster cations toward oxygen: Electronic and geometric effects, Chem. Lett., 10.1246/cl.161094, 46, 385-388, 2017.03.
5. Kota Ando, Masashi Arakawa, Akira TERASAKI, Evaporation processes of a liquid droplet of ethylene glycol in a vacuum, Chem. Lett., 10.1246/cl.160381, 45, 961-963, 2016.08.
6. Masashi Arakawa, R. Yamane, Akira TERASAKI, Reaction sites of CO on size-selected silicon oxide cluster anions: A model study of chemistry in the interstellar environment, J. Phys. Chem. A, 10.1021/acs.jpca.5b08900, 120, 139-144, 2016.01.
7. V. Zamudio-Bayer, K. Hirsch, A. Langenberg, M. Niemeyer, M. Vogel, A. Ławicki, Akira TERASAKI, J. T. Lau, B. von Issendorff, Maximum spin polarization in chromium dimer cations demonstrated by X-ray magnetic circular dichroism spectroscopy, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., DOI: 10.1002/anie.201411018, 54, 4498-4501, 2015.02, 独自に開発した孤立イオン種に適用可能なX線磁気円二色性分光で、クロム2量体イオンの磁気モーメントの測定に成功し、通常、反強磁性体と考えられているクロムの常識を覆し、強磁性スピン結合の結果、最大スピン状態をとることを見出した。.
8. Masashi Arakawa, K. Kohara, Akira TERASAKI, Reaction of aluminum cluster cations with a mixture of O2 and H2O gases: Formation of hydrated-alumina clusters, J. Phys. Chem. C, DOI: 10.1021/jp511293g, 119, 10981-10986, 2014.12, アルミニウムクラスターと酸素・水の混合気体との反応により、アルミニウム2量体を核として鉱物組成のアルミナ水和物が成長する反応経路を明らかにした。.
9. T. Majima, G. Santambrogio, C. Bartels, Akira TERASAKI, T. Kondow, J. Meinen, T. Leisner, Spatial distribution of ions in a linear octopole radio-frequency ion trap in the space-charge limit, Phys. Rev. A , 10.1103/PhysRevA.85.053414, 85, 053414/1-7 , 2012.05.
10. M. Niemeyer, K. Hirsch, V. Zamudio-Bayer, A. Langenberg, M. Vogel, M. Kossick, C. Ebrecht, K. Egashira, A. Terasaki, T. Möller, B. von Issendorff, and J. T. Lau, Spin coupling and orbital angular momentum quenching in free iron clusters, Phys. Rev. Lett. , 10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.057201, 108, 057201/1-5, 2012.02.
11. A. Terasaki, T. Majima, and T. Kondow, Photon-trap spectroscopy of mass-selected ions in an ion trap: Optical absorption and magneto-optical effects, J. Chem. Phys. (Communication), 127, 231101, 2007.12.
12. A. Terasaki, K. Egashira, and T. Kondow, Continuous-wave cavity ringdown spectroscopy applied to solids: Properties of a Fabry-Perot cavity containing a transparent substrate, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 22, 675-686, 2005.03.
13. A. Terasaki, M. Hosoda, T. Wada, H. Tada, A. Koma, A. Yamada, H. Sasabe, A. F. Garito, and T. Kobayashi, Femtosecond spectroscopy of vanadyl phthalocyanines in various molecular arrangements, J. Phys. Chem., 96, 10534-10542, 1992.12.
1. A. Terasaki, Electronic structures of size-selected metal clusters studied by optical and chemical probes, Asian Symposium on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2018, 2018.05.
2. A. Terasaki, T. Hayakawa, and M. Arakawa, X-ray absorption spectroscopy of size-selected cerium-oxide cluster ions, The 14th Trombay Symposium on Radiation & Photochemsitry (TSRP-2018), 2018.01.
3. Akira Terasaki, Size-dependent reactivity of transition-metal-doped silver clusters: A study of electronic and geometric structures, The Eighth International Symposium Atomic Cluster Collisions (ISACC 2017), 2017.10.
4. Akira Terasaki, Electronic structures of transition-metal-doped silver clusters probed via chemical reaction, The 9th Conference of the Asian Consortium on Computational Materials Science (ACCMS-9), 2017.08.
5. Akira Terasaki, Optical absorption of size-selected free silver cluster ions in the size range up to 35, Symposium on Size-Selected Clusters (S3C), 2016.02.
6. Akira Terasaki, Kota Ando, Masashi Arakawa, Characterization of liquid micro-droplets in a vacuum: evaporative cooling and freezing, The 13th Trombay Symposium on Radiation & Photochemsitry incorporating 6th Asia-Pacific Symposium on Radiation Chemistry (TSRP-APSRC 2016), 2016.01.
7. Akira TERASAKI, Solvation and reaction of metal clusters: Toward cluster assembly, Symposium on Size Selected Clusters 2013, 2013.03.
8. Akira TERASAKI, Advances in high-sensitivity laser spectroscopy for clusters and nanostructures, Sixteenth International Symposium on Small Particles and Inorganic Clusters (ISSPIC 16), 2012.07.
Membership in Academic Society
  • Chemical Society of Japan
  • Physical Society of Japan
  • Japan Society for Molecular Science
  • Society of Nano Science and Technology
  • The Materials Reserach Society of Japan
Other Educational Activities
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