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Assistant Professor

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Location: Myoudaiji, Main Office Bldg. Room109

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Center for Mesoscopic Sciences, Division of Broadband Multiscale Analysis


2011 B.S. University of Tokyo
2017 Ph.D. Stanford University
2017 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Colorado Boulder

Main research themes

Development of novel spectroscopy principles bridging material functionalities to underlying dynamics

kewords Ultrafast spectroscopy, Nonlinear spectroscopy, Nano-spectroscopy, Infrared vibrational spectroscopy

Selected Publications

  1. J. Nishida, A. H. Alfaifi, T. P. Gray, S. E. Shaheen, M. B. Raschke, Heterogeneous cation-lattice interaction and dynamics in triple cation perovskite revealed by infrared vibrational nanoscopy. ACS Energy Lett. 5, 1636 (2020).
  2. J. Nishida, J. P. Breen, B. Wu, M. D. Fayer, Extraordinary slowing of structural dynamics in thin films of a room temperature ionic liquid. ACS Cent. Sci. 4, 1065 (2018).
  3. J. Nishida, J. P. Breen, K. P. Lindquist, D. Umeyama, H. I. Karunadasa, M. D. Fayer, Dynamically disordered lattice in a layered Pb-I-SCN perovskite thin film probed by two-dimensional infrared spectroscopy. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 140, 9882 (2018).
  4. J. Nishida, C. Yan, M. D. Fayer, Enhanced nonlinear spectroscopy for monolayers and thin films in near-Brewster’s angle reflection pump-probe geometry. J. Chem. Phys. 146, 094201 (2017).
  5. J. Nishida, A. Tamimi, H. Fei, S. Pullen, S. Ott, S. M. Cohen, M. D. Fayer, Structural dynamics inside a functionalized metal–organic framework probed by ultrafast 2D IR spectroscopy. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 111, 18442 (2014).