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KOITAYA, Takanori

Assistant Professor

TEL: 0564-55-7429
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Location: Myoudaiji, Main Laboratory Bldg. Room 321

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Materials Molecular Science, Electronic Structure


2013 Ph.D. The University of Tokyo
2013 Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Tokyo
2016 Assistant Professor, The University of Tokyo
2018 Assistant Professor, Institute for Molecular Science Assistant Professor, The Graduate University for Advanced Study


2021 The 2021 Vacuum and Surface Science Journal Award of the Japan Society of Vacuum and Surface Science

Specialized field

Surface science

Main research themes

Spectroscopic studies on reaction mechanism of molecules on surfaces
kewords Operand spectroscopy, Hydrocarbon, Metal, Metal oxide

Selected Publications

  1. T. Koitaya, Y. Shiozawa, Y. Yoshikura, K. Mukai, S. Yoshimoto and J. Yoshinobu, Systematic Study of Adsorption and the Reaction of Methanol on Three Model Catalysts: Cu(111), Zn-Cu(111) and Oxidized Zn-Cu(111), J. Phys. Chem. C, 121, 25402-25410 (2017).
  2. T. Koitaya, S. Yamamoto, Y. Shiozawa, K. Takeuchi, R.Y. Liu, K. Mukai, S. Yoshimoto, K. Akikubo, I. Matsuda and J. Yoshinobu, Real-time observation of reaction processes of CO2 on Cu(997) by ambient-pressure X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, Top. Catal. 59, 526-531 (2016).
  3. T. Koitaya and J. Yoshinobu, The Quantum Nature of C-H…Metal Interaction: Vibrational Spectra and Kinetic and Geometric Isotope Effects of Adsorbed Cyclohexane, Chem. Rec. 14 848-856 (2014).
  4. T. Koitaya, A. Beniya, K. Mukai, S. Yoshimoto and J. Yoshinobu, Low-temperature observation of the softened C-H stretching vibrations of cyclohexane on Rh(111), Phys. Rev. B 80, 193409 (2009).
  5. T. Koitaya, H. Nakamura and K. Yamashita, First-Principle Calculations of Solvated Electrons at Protic Solvent-TiO2 Interfaces with Oxygen Vacancies, J. Phys. Chem. C 113, 7236-7245 (2009).