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Masashi Arakawa Last modified date:2015.3.20

Assistant Professor / Physical Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Sciences

Graduate School
Undergraduate School

Academic Degree
Field of Specialization
Physical Chemistry
Research Interests
  • Physical chemistry of atomic and molecular clusters
    keyword : Physical chemistry, cluster, chemical reaction, water, ice
Academic Activities
1. Masashi Arakawa, Kei Kohara, Akira Terasaki,Reaction of aluminum cluster cations with a Mixture of O2 and H2O Gases: Formation of Hydrated-Alumina Clusters,Journal of Physical Chemistry C,2015.01.
2. Masashi Arakawa, Kei Kohara, Tomonori Ito, Akira Terasaki,Size-dependent reactivity of aluminum cluster cations toward water molecules,European Physical Journal D,2013.04.
3. Arakawa M., Kagi H., Fernandez-Baca J. A., Chakoumakos B. C. and Fukazawa H.,The existence of memory effect on hydrogen ordering in ice: The effect makes ice attractive,Geophysical Research Letters,in press,2011.08.
4. Arakawa M., Kagi H. and Fukazawa H.,Annealing effects on hydrogen ordering in KOD-doped ice observed using neutron diffraction,Journal of Molecular Structure,Vol.982,pp.111,2010.03.
5. Arakawa M., Kagi H. and Fukazawa H.,Laboratory measurements of infrared absorption spectra of hydrogen-ordered ice: a step to the exploration of ice XI in space,Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series,Vol.184,pp.361-365,2009.09.
6. Arakawa M., Yamamoto J. and Kagi H.,Micro-Raman thermometer for CO2 fluids: Temperature and density dependence on Raman spectra of CO2 fluids,Chemistry Letters,Vol.37,pp.280-281,2008.02.
7. Arakawa M., Yamamoto J. and Kagi H.,Developing micro-Raman mass spectrometry for measuring carbon isotopic composition of carbon dioxide,Applied Spectroscopy,Vol.61,pp.701-705,2007.07.
1. Masashi Arakawa, Kei Kohara, Akira Terasaki,Formation of hydrated-alumina clusters toward elucidation of generation process of organic molecules on mineral surfaces,Workshop on Interstellar Matter,2014.10.17.
2. Masashi Arakawa, Kei Kohara, Akira Terasaki,Dissociation, oxidation, hydroxylation, and hydration of aluminum cluster cations upon reaction with H2O and O2,Gas Phase Model Systems for Catalysis – GPMC 2014,2014.04.08.
3. Masashi Arakawa, Kei Kohara, Akira Terasaki,Formation of stable aluminum hydroxide clusters in aluminum-cluster ion beam exposed to O2 and H2O,Trombay Symposium on Radiation and Photochemistry,2014.01.08.
Membership in Academic Society
  • Society of Nano Science and Technology
  • The Chemical Society of Japan
  • Japan Society for Molecular Science
  • The Japanese Society for Planetary Sciences
  • The Japanese Society of Snow and Ice