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Yatabe Rui Last modified date:2016.07.14

Research and Development Center for Taste and Odor Sensing .
Academic Degree
Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering
Field of Specialization
Sensor Engineering
Outline Activities
・Development of the odor sensor using functional materials.
・Analysis for the surface of soft material like lipid/polymer membrane
・Development of instruments for above analysis
・Analysis both inorganic and organic
Research Interests
  • Development of spectroscopic instruments for surface analysis
    keyword : surface analysis, spectroscopy
  • Surface analysis of lipid/polymer membrane for taste sensor
    keyword : organic surface analysis lipid/polymer membrane
  • Research and development of odor sensor using functional materials
    keyword : odor sensor
  • 1. Development of the sensor for detection of low molecular compounds with high sensitivity using surface plasmon resonance (SPR) sensor and antigen-antibody immunoreaction. The sensor surface is made as polymer surface by surface initiated atom transfer radical polymerization(SI-ATRP).
    2. Analysis of the structure of lipid/polymer membrane, which is used for the taste sensor.
    keyword : surface plasmon resonance, surface initiated atom transfer radical polymerization, antigen-antibody immunoreaction, trinitrotoluene
Academic Activities
1. Yatabe Rui, Analysis of a lipid/polymer membrane for bitterness sensing with a preconditioning process, Sensors, 15, 9, 22439-22450, 2015.09.
2. Yatabe Rui, Takeshi Onodera, Kiyoshi Toko, Fabrication of surface plasmon resonance sensor surface with control of the non-specific adsorption and affinity for the detection of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene using an antifouling copolymer, frontiers in BIOENGINEERING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, 2, 10, 2014.04.
3. Yatabe Rui, Takeshi Onodera, Kiyoshi Toko, Fabrication of an SPR Sensor Surface with Antifouling Properties Using Surface Initiated Atom Transfer Polymerization for Highly Sensitive Detection of 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene, Sensors, 13, 2013.07.
4. Yatabe Rui, Takeshi Onodera, Kiyoshi Toko, Highly Sensitive Detection of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT) Using Poly(vinylamine-co-N-vinylformamide) Based Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) Immunosensor, Sensors and Materials, 25, 1, 2013.01.
1. 矢田部 塁, 小野寺 武, 都甲 潔, Fabrication of the SPR sensor chip by Surface Initiated-Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization, JSPS若手研究者派遣プロジェクト, 2013.01.
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Japan Society of Applied Physics
  • Fabrication of the SPR sensor chip by Surface Initiated - Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization