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SHIBUTA Masahiro
 
Organization
Graduate School of Engineering Division of Physics and Electronics Associate Professor
School of Engineering Department of Physics and Electronics
Title
Associate Professor
Affiliation
Institute of Engineering
Contact information
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Affiliation campus
Sugimoto Campus

Position

  • Graduate School of Engineering Division of Physics and Electronics 

    Associate Professor  2022.04 - Now

  • School of Engineering Department of Physics and Electronics 

    Associate Professor  2022.04 - Now

Degree

  • Doctor (Science) ( Osaka University )

Research Areas

  • Nanotechnology/Materials / Fundamental physical chemistry

  • Nanotechnology/Materials / Nanomaterials

Professional Memberships

  • 日本化学会

  • 分子科学会

  • 応用物理学会

  • ナノ学会

  • 日本表面真空学会

Awards

  • Incentive Award from Japan Society for Molecular Science

    Masahiro Shibuta

    2018.09   Japan Society for Molecular Science  

  • 南部陽一郎記念若手奨励賞

    Masahiro Shibuta

    2021.07   Osaka City University  

  • コニカミノルタ画像科学奨励賞

    2022.03   コニカミノルタ科学技術振興財団  

  • 表面・界面スペクトロスコピー2022 ポスター賞

    村瀬菜摘, 野島周人, 林田紘輝, 加藤浩之, 岡田美智雄, 赤井恵, 金大貴, 渋田昌弘, 山田剛司

    2022.12   グラファイト表面上の芳香族炭化水素超薄膜のナノスケール構造・電子状態・発光特性

  • 分子科学会優秀ポスター賞

    野島周人, 村瀬菜摘, 金大貴, 加藤浩之, 赤井恵, 山田剛司, 渋田昌弘

    2022.10   分子科学会   2光子光電子分光によるトリフェニレン分子薄膜の電子励起状態観測

Job Career (off-campus)

  • 科学技術振興機構   ERATOプロジェクト   博士研究員

    2010.04 - 2014.03

  • 慶應義塾大学   理工学研究科   専任講師

    2014.04 - 2019.03

  • 慶應義塾大学   理工学部   特任助教

    2010.04 - 2014.03

  • Phillips Universitaet Marburg (Germany)   Physics Department   研究員

    2019.04 - 2019.12

  • Osaka Metropolitan University

    2022.04 - Now

  • Osaka City University   Graduate School of Engineering Physical Electronics and Informatics Course

    2021.04 - Now

  • Osaka City University   Graduate School of Engineering Physical Electronics and Informatics Course

    2020.01 - 2021.03

  • 慶應義塾大学   理工学部   特任准教授

    2019.04 - 2019.12

  • Philipps University Marburg

    2019.04 - 2019.12

  • Keio University   Faculty of Science and Technology Department of Chemistry

    2019.04

  • Keio University   Keio Institute of Pure and Apllied Science   Assistant Professor

    2014.04 - 2019.03

  • Japan Science and Technology Agency   ERATO Nakajima Designer Nanocluster Assembly Project   Postdoctoral Researcher

    2010.04 - 2014.03

  • Keio University   Faculty of Science and Technology   Project Assitant Professor

    2010.04 - 2014.03

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Education

  • Osaka University   Doctor's Course   Graduated/Completed

Papers

  • Two-Photon Photoemission Spectroscopy and Microscopy for Electronic and Plasmonic Characterizations of Molecularly Designed Organic Surfaces Invited Reviewed

    Masahiro Shibuta, Atsushi Nakajima

    The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters   14   3285 - 3295   2023.03

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    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpclett.3c00043

  • Spectroscopic imaging of photoexcited states at a polycrystalline copper metal surface via two-photon photoelectron emission microscopy Invited Reviewed

    Masahiro Shibuta, Atsushi Nakajima

    Chemical Physics Letters   804   139909   2022.10

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    DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2022.139909

  • Molecularly Designed Cluster-Surface Interaction for Halogen-like and Alkali-like Metal-Encapsulating Silicon Cage Superatoms on n-and p-Type Organic Substrates Reviewed

    Toshiaki Kamoshida, Masahiro Shibuta, Tsutomu Ohta, Toyoaki Eguchi, Atsushi Nakajima

    JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C   2022.06( ISSN:1932-7447

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    Metal-encapsulating Si-16 cage clusters (M@Si-16) are promising superatoms (SAs) for designing tunable properties for their assembled materials by changing the central metal atom: halogen-like, rare-gas-like, and alkali-like characteristics appear for the central metal atom of groups 3, 4, and 5, respectively. To fabricate SA assemblies, metal-encapsulating M@Si16 SAs (M = Lu, Hf, and Ta) must be controllably immobilized on a substrate. Substrates decorated with organic molecules can facilitate optimization of a cluster-surface interaction because the molecular local interactions between SAs and predeposited organic molecules govern the electronic properties through molecular complexation. In this study, M@Si-16 SAs are size-selectively soft-landed on organic substrates deposited with n-type fullerene (C-60) and p-type hexa-tert-butyl-hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene (HB-HBC, C66H66), and the electronic states of M@Si-16 on the organic substrates are characterized by X-ray and ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy. On the C-60 substrate, all M@Si-16 are fixed to be cationic, forming M@Si-16(+) C-60(-) via a charge transfer interaction, while on an HB-HBC substrate, M@Si16-HB-HBC+ (M = Lu and Hf) is formed with anionic M@Si-16(-). Together with density functional theory calculations, the charge preference of the M@Si-16 SA is examined based on its chemical stability against O-2 gas exposure; Lu@Si-16 on HB-HBC is more robust toward O-2 than that on C-60, while Ta@Si-16 on HB-HBC is less robust than that on C-60. Depending on the SA properties, an appropriate selection of organic molecules for deposition provides a molecular designer concept for forming SA-assembled nanomaterials through the cluster-surface interaction.

    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.2c02196

  • Band Engineering-Tuned Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance in Diverse-Phased Cu2-xSySe1-y Nanocrystals Reviewed

    Han Li, Masahiro Shibuta, Takashi Yamada, Hajime Hojo, Hiroyuki S. Kato, Toshiharu Teranishi, Masanori Sakamoto

    JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C   126 ( 18 )   8107 - 8112   2022.05( ISSN:1932-7447

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    Cation-deficient copper chalcogenide nanocrystals (NCs) as a typical degenerated semiconductor have attracted great attention owing to their unique properties. However, the association between band structures and localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR) in such NCs has not been thoroughly studied. Moreover, the synthesis of the colloidal Cu2-xSeyS1-y NCs with diverse crystal phases remains a challenge to date. Hence, we developed a facile method to synthesize a range of Cu2-xSeyS1-y-alloyed NCs with disparate crystal phases. We elucidated the tunable band structures and LSPR shift, and the results indicated that the modulation of the valance band maximum (VBM) position by Se/S alloying and the overlapping of the valence band and the Fermi level (E-F) dominate LSPR properties in alloyed NCs. Not only the variation of Cu vacancy along with the induced free carrier concentration but also the negative shift of VBM contribute to the LSPR shift toward higher energy.

    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.2c01149

  • Size-Dependent Oxidative Stability of Silicon Nanoclusters Mixed with a Tantalum Atom Reviewed

    Masahiro Shibuta, Maximilian Huber, Toshiaki Kamoshida, Kazuya Terasaka, Miho Hatanaka, Gereon Niedner-Schatteburg, Atsushi Nakajima

    The Journal of Physical Chemistry C   126 ( 9 )   4423 - 4432   2022.03( ISSN:1932-7447

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    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c10895

  • Al13− and B@Al12− superatoms on a molecularly decorated substrate Reviewed

    Masahiro Shibuta, Tomoya Inoue, Toshiaki Kamoshida, Toyoaki Eguchi, Atsushi Nakajima

    Nature Communications   13 ( 1 )   2022.03

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    Abstract

    Aluminum nanoclusters (Al<sub>n</sub> NCs), particularly Al<sub>13</sub><sup>−</sup> (n = 13), exhibit superatomic behavior with interplay between electron shell closure and geometrical packing in an anionic state. To fabricate superatom (SA) assemblies, substrates decorated with organic molecules can facilitate the optimization of cluster–surface interactions, because the molecularly local interactions for SAs govern the electronic properties via molecular complexation. In this study, Al<sub>n</sub> NCs are soft-landed on organic substrates pre-deposited with n-type fullerene (C<sub>60</sub>) and p-type hexa-tert-butyl-hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene (HB-HBC, C<sub>66</sub>H<sub>66</sub>), and the electronic states of Al<sub>n</sub> are characterized by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and chemical oxidative measurements. On the C<sub>60</sub> substrate, Al<sub>n</sub> is fixed to be cationic but highly oxidative; however, on the HB-HBC substrate, they are stably fixed as anionic Al<sub>n</sub><sup>−</sup> without any oxidations. The results reveal that the careful selection of organic molecules controls the design of assembled materials containing both Al<sub>13</sub><sup>−</sup> and boron-doped B@Al<sub>12</sub><sup>−</sup> SAs through optimizing the cluster–surface interactions.

    DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-29034-9

    Other URL: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-022-29034-9

  • Electrical Conduction of Superatom Thin Films Composed of Group-V-Metal-Encapsulating Silicon-Cage Nanoclusters Reviewed

    Takaho Yokoyama, Tatsuya Chiba, Naoyuki Hirata, Masahiro Shibuta, Atsushi Nakajima

    The Journal of Physical Chemistry C   125 ( 33 )   18420 - 18428   2021.08( ISSN:1932-7447

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    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c03591

  • Confined Hot Electron Relaxation at the Molecular Heterointerface of the Size-Selected Plasmonic Noble Metal Nanocluster and Layered C-60

    Masahiro Shibuta, Kazuo Yamamoto, Tsutomu Ohta, Tomoya Inoue, Kaito Mizoguchi, Masato Nakaya, Toyoaki Eguchi, Atsushi Nakajima

    AMER CHEMICAL SOC ACS NANO   15 ( 1 )   1199 - 1209   2021.01( ISSN:1936-0851

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    The plasmonic response of metallic nanostructures plays a key role in amplifying photocatalytic and photoelectric conversion. Since the plasmonic behavior of noble metal nanoparticles is known to generate energetic charge carriers such as hot electrons, it is expected that the hot electrons can enhance conversion efficiency if they are transferred into a neighboring molecule or semiconductor. However, the method of transferring the energized charge carriers from the plasmonically generated hot electrons to the neighboring species remains controversial. Herein, we fabricated a molecularly well-defined heterointerface between the size-selected plasmonic noble-metal nanoclusters (NCs) of Ag-n (n = 3-55)/Au-n (n = 21) and the organic C-60 film to investigate hot electron generation and relaxation dynamics using time-resolved two-photon photoemission (2PPE) spectroscopy. By tuning the NC size and the polarization of the femtosecond excitation photons, the plasmonic behavior is characterized by 2PPE intensity enhancement by 10-100 times magnitude, which emerge at n >= 9 for Ag-n NCs. The 2PPE spectra exhibit contributions from low-energy electrons forming coherent plasmonic currents and hot electrons with an excitation energy up to photon energy owing to twophoton excitation of an occupied state of the Ag-n NC below the Fermi level. The time-resolved pump-probe measurements demonstrate that plasmon dephasing generates hot electrons which undergo electron-electron scattering. However, no photoemission occurs via the charge transfer state forming Agn+C60- located in the vicinity of the Fermi level. Thus, this study reveals the mechanism of ultrafast confined hot electron relaxation within plasmonic Ag-n NCs at the molecular heterointerface.

    DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c08248

  • Interfacial Oxidation of Ta-Encapsulating Si-16 Cage Superatoms (Ta@Si-16) on Strontium Titanate Substrates

    Masahiro Shibuta, Ryota Takano, Atsushi Nakajima

    AMER CHEMICAL SOC JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C   124 ( 51 )   28108 - 28115   2020.12( ISSN:1932-7447

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    Nanocluster immobilization on an oxide surface is fundamentally important for forming nanocluster-assembled layered materials. We fabricated multilayered superatom films made of tantalum-encapsulating Si-16 cage nanocluster (Ta@Si-16) on a strontium titanate substrate (SrTiO3; STO) by the soft landing of size-selective Ta@Si-16. X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) revealed that Ta@Si-16 survived at the interfacial oxide layer without oxidizing the central Ta atom, and pure Ta@Si-16 layers were formed successively on the modified Ta@Si-16/STO interfacial layer. The Ta@Si-16 superatoms in the multilayered Ta@Si-16 showed high chemical robustness against O-2 exposure, although the topmost Ta@Si-16 surface layer, including the central Ta atom, completely oxidized in ambient O-2 over several days. XPS depth analysis showed that Ta@Si-16 oxide formation was limited only at the topmost single layer, revealing that the middle Ta@Si-16 layers sandwiched between the top and bottom were protected by the formation of interfacial oxides.

    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c08813

  • Temperature effects on the formation and the relaxation dynamics of metal-organic interface states

    Klaus Stallberg, Masahiro Shibuta, Ulrich Höfer

    Physical Review B   2020.09

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    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.102.121401

  • Occupied and Unoccupied Levels of Half-Fluorinated and Perfluorinated Rubrene Thin Films Probed by One- and Two-Photon Photoemission

    Tomoya Inoue, Masahiro Shibuta, Toshiyasu Suzuki, Atsushi Nakajima

    AMER CHEMICAL SOC JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C   124 ( 23 )   12409 - 12416   2020.06( ISSN:1932-7447

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    We measured occupied and unoccupied energy levels of half-fluorinated and perfluorinated rubrenes (C42F14H14, F-14-RUB, and C42F28, PF-RUB) thin films prepared on a highly oriented pyrolytic graphite substrate by a combination of one- and two-photon photoemission spectroscopies. It is revealed that the energy levels near the Fermi level (E-F) decrease when the fluorination degree increases, where the energies o f the highest occupied molecular orbital (HOMO) and the lowest unoccupied molecular orbital (LUMO) are located at E-F - 1.83 eV and E-F + 0.9 eV for F-14-RUB and E-F - 2.51 eV and E-F + 0.6 eV for PF-RUB, respectively. The HOMO-LUMO gaps corresponding to the energy for the creation o f free photocarriers in molecular films- known as "transport gaps"- are evaluated by 2.7 eV for F-14-RUB and 3.1 eV for PF-RUB.

    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c01162

  • Visualization of Surface Plasmons Propagating at the Buried Organic/Metal Interface with Silver Nanocluster Sensitizers

    Yamagiwa, K., Shibuta, M., Nakajima, A.

    AMER CHEMICAL SOC ACS Nano   14 ( 2 )   2044 - 2052   2020( ISSN:1936-0851

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    Visualization of surface plasmon polariton (SPP) propagation at dielectric/metal interfaces is indispensable in providing opportunities for the precise designing and controlling of the functionalities of future plasmonic nanodevices. Here, we report the visualization of SPPs propagating along the buried organic/metal interface of fullerene (C-60)/Au(111), through dual-colored two-photon photoemission electron microscopy (2P-PEEM) which precisely visualizes the SPP propagation of plasmonic metal nanostructures. Although SPPs excited by near-infrared photons at the few monolayer C-60/Au(111) interface are clearly visualized as interference beat patterns between the SPPs and incident light, faithfully reflecting SPP properties modulated by the overlayer, photoemission signals are suppressed for thicker C-60 films, due to less valence electrons participating in 2P-photoemission processes. With the use of silver (Ag-n (n = 21 and 55)) nanoclusters, which exhibit enhancement of overall photoemission intensities due to localized surface plasmons functioning as SPP sensitizers, it is revealed that the 2P-PEEM is applicable to the imaging of SPPs for thick C-60/Au(111) interfaces, where SPP properties are hardly modulated by the added small amount (similar to 0.1 monolayer) of Ag-n sensitizers.

    DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.9b08653

  • Highly Dispersive Nearly Free Electron Bands at a 2D-Assembled C<inf>60</inf> Monolayer

    Shibuta, M., Yamamoto, K., Guo, H., Zhao, J., Nakajima, A.

    AMER CHEMICAL SOC Journal of Physical Chemistry C   124 ( 1 )   734 - 741   2019( ISSN:1932-7447

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    Superatomic molecular orbitals (SAMOs), which are atom-like diffuse orbitals formed at a molecule, play an important role in controlling the electronic functionality at one-to three-dimensional (1D-3D) assemblies of organic nanomaterials because they form highly dispersive and nearly free electron (NFE) bands, such as a bulk metal, by mixing their wavefunctions with neighbors. Herein, we identify a series of delocalized SAMOs at a two-dimensional assembled C-60 fullerene monolayer utilizing resonant angle resolved two-photon photoemission spectroscopy and theoretical calculations. SAMOs exhibit distinct NFE band dispersion characteristics to be hybridized between the diffuse orbitals at a 2D-assembly, unlike the well-known frontier unoccupied pi* orbitals with localized wave functions at the carbon framework of C-60. Density functional theory calculations for the NFE bands quantitatively reproduce the experimental observations including their energies and effective electron masses. These NFE bands comprising SAMOs above the Fermi level dominate charge transfer or photofunctional properties at the 1D-3D molecular assemblies, particularly when the band energies are lowered through a doping strategy.

    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b10006

  • Formation of Highly Ordered Semiconducting Anthracene Monolayer Rigidly Connected to Insulating Alkanethiolate Thin Film

    Toyoaki Eguchi, Naoyuki Hirata, Masahiro Shibuta, Hironori Tsunoyama, Atsushi Nakajima

    American Chemical Society ({ACS}) The Journal of Physical Chemistry C   122 ( 45 )   26080 - 26087   2018.11( ISSN:1932-7447

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    The formation and molecular structure of a self-assembled monolayer (SAM) of anthracene-substituted alkanethiol on Au(111) have been investigated by scanning tunneling microscopy and infrared reflection absorption spectroscopy. A clean and well-ordered SAM composed of densely packed "standing-up" molecules is formed by a wet-chemical process in air, followed by thermal annealing in vacuum. In the SAM, anthracene moieties are arranged in a bulklike in-plane herringbone structure and keep their crystalline ordering above room temperature, which is in contrast to the less ordering in Au nanoclusters ligated by the anthracene-alkanethiolates. In addition, hexagonal arrangement of anthracene dimer is found on the surface of the SAM. These structures remain after annealing at 400 K. Scanning tunneling spectroscopy performed on the surface shows an energy gap of similar to 3.6 eV, similar to the band gap of bulk anthracene. The above results demonstrate that the highly ordered semiconducting anthracene monolayer is successfully formed on the insulating alkanethiolate thin film and has high thermal stability due to a strong chemical bonding across the interface.

    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b08907

  • Synthesis and Characterization of Metal-Encapsulating Si<inf>16</inf> Cage Superatoms

    Tsunoyama, H., Shibuta, M., Nakaya, M., Eguchi, T., Nakajima, A.

    AMER CHEMICAL SOC Accounts of Chemical Research   51 ( 8 )   1735 - 1745   2018( ISSN:0001-4842

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    CONSPECTUS: Nanoclusters, aggregates of several to hundreds of atoms, have been one of the central issues of nanomaterials sciences owing to their unique structures and properties, which could be found neither in nanoparticles with several nanometer diameters nor in organometallic complexes. Along with the chemical nature of each element, properties of nanoclusters change dramatically with size parameters, making nanoclusters strong potential candidates for future tailor-made materials; these nanoclusters are expected to have attractive properties such as redox activity, catalysis, and magnetism. Alloying of nanoclusters additionally gives designer functionality by fine control of their electronic structures in addition to size parameters. Among binary nanoclusters, binary cage superatoms (BCSs) composed of transition metal (M) encapsulating silicon cages, M@Si-16, have unique cage structures of 16 silicon atoms, which have not been found in elemental silicon nanoclusters, organosilicon compounds, and silicon based clathrates. The unique composition of these BCSs originates from the simultaneous satisfaction of geometric and electronic shell-closings in terms of cage geometry and valence electron filling, where a total of 68 valence electrons occupy the superatomic orbitals of (1S)(2)(1P)(6)(1D)(10)(1F)(14)(2s)(2)(1G)(18)(2p)(6)(2D)(10) for M= group 4 elements in neutral ground state. The most important issue for M@Si16 BCSs is fine-tuning of their characters by replacement of the central metal atoms, M, based on one-by-one adjustment of valence electron counts in the same structure framework of Si-16 cage; the replacement of M yields a series of M@Si(16)BCSs, based on their superatomic characteristics. So far, despite these unique features probed in the gas-phase molecular beam and predicted by quantum chemical calculations, M@Si-16 have not yet been isolated. In this Account, we have focused on recent advances in synthesis and characterizations of M@Si-16 BCSs (M = Ti and Ta). A series of M@Si-16 BCSs (M = groups 3 to 5) was found in gas-phase molecular beam experiments by photoelectron spectroscopy and mass spectrometry: formation of halogen-, rare-gas-, and alkali-like superatoms was identified through one-by-one tuning of number of total valence electrons. Toward future functional materials in the solid state, we have developed an intensive, size selected nanocluster source based on high-power impulse magnetron sputtering coupled with a mass spectrometer and a soft landing apparatus. With scanning probe microscopy and photoelectron spectroscopy, the structure of surface-immobilized BCSs has been elucidated; BCSs can be dispersed in an isolated form using C-60 fullerene decoration of the substrate. The intensive nanocluster source also enables the synthesis of BCSs in the 100-mg scale by coupling with a direct liquid-embedded trapping method into organic dispersants, enabling their structure characterization as a highly symmetric "metal-encapsulating tetrahedral silicon-cage" (METS) structure with Frank-Kasper geometry.

    DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.8b00085

  • Liquid-phase catalysis by single-size palladium nanoclusters supported on strontium titanate: size-specific catalysts for Suzuki–Miyaura coupling

    Hironori Tsunoyama, Haruchika Ito, Masafumi Komori, Ryota Kobayashi, Masahiro Shibuta, Toyoaki Eguchi, Atsushi Nakajima

    Royal Society of Chemistry ({RSC}) Catalysis Science & Technology   8 ( 22 )   5827 - 5834   2018( ISSN:2044-4753

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    Metal nanoclusters comprising several to tens of atoms are strong candidates for advanced catalysis as they are highly size-specific, with unique chemical properties, which were revealed by gas-phase molecular beam experiments. The size-specificity of nanoclusters makes them potentially suitable for fabricating tailor-made catalysts optimized by chemical composition as well as size parameters. To exploit their full catalytic potential, complete understanding of size specificity in catalysis under realistic reaction conditions is essential, together with a suitable method for fabricating single-size nanocluster catalysts. We have demonstrated herein aqueous-phase catalysis by single-size palladium nanoclusters supported on a well-defined strontium titanate surface for the Suzuki-Miyaura coupling reaction, showing that a 13-mer exhibits highly size-specific activity, as well as a general increase in catalytic activity as the nanocluster size decreases. By comparison with the reactivity of heteroatom doped nanoclusters, the relationship between the size-specific activity and site-specific charge distribution is revealed by evaluating electronic structures using X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy.

    DOI: 10.1039/C8CY01645C

  • Nitric oxide oxidation of a Ta encapsulating Si cage nanocluster superatom (Ta@Si-16) deposited on an organic substrate; a Si cage collapse indicator

    Masahiro Shibuta, Toshiki Niikura, Toshiaki Kamoshida, Hironori Tsunoyama, Atsushi Nakajima

    PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS   20 ( 41 )   26273 - 26279   2018( ISSN:1463-9076

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    The chemical reaction kinetics of an alkali-like superatom comprising a tantalum encapsulating Si-16 cage nanocluster (Ta@Si-16) deposited on an n-type organic substrate composed of overlayered C-60 fullerene upon exposure to nitric oxide (NO) as a reactive gas are investigated. Core level X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy reveals that Ta@Si-16 oxidation with NO proceeds stepwise from the outer Si-16 cage to the central Ta atom; during the initial stage, NO is dissociatively chemisorbed by the cage surface of Ta@Si-16 without penetrating the cage, while under extreme reaction conditions, the collapse of the Si-16 cage leads to NO oxidation of the central Ta atom. In particular, molecular NO adsorption is associated with Ta oxidation only after the collapse of the Si-16 cage of Ta@Si-16. The reaction kinetics of M@Si-16 with NO in the earlier stages of oxidation are discussed in conjunction with density functional theory calculations. Due to the superatomic nature of the shell closure with valence electrons coupled with metal encapsulation, surface oxidation of the caged Si in Ta@Si-16 takes place gently compared to that of a naked Si surface, with molecularly physisorbed NO functioning as an indicator of Si cage collapse.

    DOI: 10.1039/c8cp05580g

  • Photoexcited Electron-transfer Properties of C-60 Film on Graphite and on Au(111) Interfaces Studied by Two-photon Photoemission Spectroscopy Reviewed

    Masahiro Shibuta, Kazuo Yamamoto, Kana Yamagiwa, Toyoaki Eguchi, Atsushi Nakajima

    CHEMISTRY LETTERS   46 ( 10 )   1528 - 1531   2017.10( ISSN:0366-7022

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    We have employed two-photon photoemission (2PPE) spectroscopy to observe photoinduced charge transfer at C-60 fullerene thin films formed on graphite and Au(111) substrates. From the analysis of the 2PPE intensities of molecular-derived unoccupied states, it is revealed that the photoexcited electron transfer from graphite substrate to C-60 is suppressed compared to C-60 on Au(111), owing to inert properties of graphite surfaces.

    DOI: 10.1246/cl.170641

  • Two-photon photoelectron emission microscopy for surface plasmon polaritons at the Au(111) surface decorated with alkanethiolate self-assembled monolayers

    Yamagiwa, K., Shibuta, M., Nakajima, A.

    ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics   19 ( 21 )   13455 - 13461   2017( ISSN:1463-9076

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    In this study, we have employed dual-color photoelectron emission microscopy (2P-PEEM) to visualize surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs) propagating along a chemically modified organic/metal interface of alkanethiolate self-assembled monolayers (Cn-SAMs; n is the number of alkyl carbon atoms) formed on Au(111). In dual-color 2P-PEEM, near-infrared photons around 900 nm generate SPPs at the Cn-SAMs/Au(111) interface, which interfere with the remaining light field. The resulting surface polarization beats are imaged as local distributions of 2P-photoelectrons probed by ultraviolet photons. Through dual-color 2P-PEEM for various alkyl chain lengths of Cn-SAMs, it is revealed that SPP properties are largely modified by an interfacial electronic state, particularly formed by the chemical interaction between surface Au atoms and adsorbate thiol molecules, thereby allowing the quantification of their group velocity at similar to 0.86 times the speed of light. Since the SPP properties are controllable in terms of their height as organic dielectric layers, a bottom-up tailored technique using SAMs exhibits designer capability in adjusting the dielectric properties toward applications in surface plasmonic devices.

    DOI: 10.1039/c7cp01693j

  • Photoexcited State Confinement in Two-Dimensional Crystalline Anthracene Monolayer at Room Temperature

    Shibuta, M., Hirata, N., Eguchi, T., Nakajima, A.

    AMER CHEMICAL SOC ACS Nano   11 ( 4 )   4307 - 4314   2017( ISSN:1936-0851

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    Organic thin film electronics place a high demand on bottom-up technology to form a two-dimensionally (2D) functional unit consisting of a single molecular crystalline layer bound to a layered structure. As the strong interaction between a substrate and molecules makes it difficult to evaluate the electronic properties of organic films, the nature of electronic excited states has not been elucidated. Here, we study a 2D crystalline anthracene monolayer electronically decoupled by alkanethiolates on a gold substrate using scanning tunneling microscopy and time-resolved two-photon photoemission spectroscopy and unravel the geometric/electronic structures and excited electron dynamics. Our data reveal that dispersive 2D excited electrons on the surface can be highly coupled with an annihilation of nondispersive excitons that facilitate electron emission with vibronic interaction. Our results provide a fundamental framework for understanding photoexcited anthracene monolayer and show how the coupling between dispersive and nondispersive excited states may assist charge separation in crystalline molecular layers.

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  • Photoexcited electron-transfer properties of C<inf>60</inf> film on graphite and on Au(111) interfaces studied by two-photon photoemission spectroscopy

    Shibuta, M., Yamamoto, K., Yamagiwa, K., Eguchi, T., Nakajima, A.

    CHEMICAL SOC JAPAN Chemistry Letters   46 ( 10 )   1528 - 1531   2017( ISSN:0366-7022

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    We have employed two-photon photoemission (2PPE) spectroscopy to observe photoinduced charge transfer at C-60 fullerene thin films formed on graphite and Au(111) substrates. From the analysis of the 2PPE intensities of molecular-derived unoccupied states, it is revealed that the photoexcited electron transfer from graphite substrate to C-60 is suppressed compared to C-60 on Au(111), owing to inert properties of graphite surfaces.

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  • Highly Ordered Self-Assembled Monolayers of Carboxy- and Ester-Terminated Alkanethiols on Au(111): Infrared Absorption and Hyperthermal-Deposition Experiments with Cr(benzene)<inf>2</inf> Ions

    Hirata, N., Suga, S., Noguchi, Y., Shibuta, M., Tsunoyama, H., Eguchi, T., Nakajima, A.

    AMER CHEMICAL SOC Journal of Physical Chemistry C   121 ( 12 )   6736 - 6747   2017( ISSN:1932-7447

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    The physical and chemical properties of carboxyand ester-terminated alkanethiolate self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) on a gold (Au) substrate (Au(111)), which were prepared in a one-pot reaction, were investigated by means of infrared reflection absorption spectroscopy (IRAS) and hyperthermaldeposition experiments with Cr(benzene)(2) ions. IRAS spectra showed that the vibrational modes of hydrogen-bonded COOH and CH2 wagging are sensitive to the flatness and cleanness of Au substrates for COOH-SAM and COOMe-/COOEt-SAM, respectively. The intensities of CH2 wagging modes are temperature dependent, which is relevant to the alkyl chain ordering in the highly ordered SAM. The terminal groups of the highly ordered SAM are dissociated by hyperthermal collision events of gas phase-synthesized Cr(benzene)(2) sandwich complex ions, and the adsorption properties of deposited Cr(benzene)(2) are discussed in relation to IRAS and temperature-programmed desorption (TPD) measurements.

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  • Energy Level Alignment of Organic Molecules with Chemically Modified Alkanethiolate Self-Assembled Monolayers

    Shibuta, M., Ogura, M., Eguchi, T., Nakajima, A.

    AMER CHEMICAL SOC Journal of Physical Chemistry C   121 ( 49 )   27399 - 27405   2017( ISSN:1932-7447

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    We have employed two-photon photoemission spectroscopy to nondestructively resolve the unoccupied energy levels of fullerene C-60 molecules deposited on alkanethiolate self assembled monolayers (SAMs). By fluorine substitution of the hydrogen atoms in the alkyl chain, the work function (WF) increased from 4.3 eV for the alkanethfolate-SAM (H-SAM) to 5.7 eV for the fluorine-substituted SAM (F-SAM), owing to the formation of surface dipole layers. When C-60 is deposited on the H-SAM and F-SAM, the energy positions of the unoccupied/occupied levels of C-60 are pinned to the vacuum level (Fermi level (E-F) + WF). As a result of the energy level alignment, on the F-SAM, the relative energy from E-F of the highest occupied molecular orbital of C-60 almost equals that of the lowest unoccupied molecular orbital, implying that the C-60 film on the F-SAM exhibits both p- and n-type (ambipolar) charge transport properties, while C-60 is known as a typical n-type semiconductor. The energetics are preserved even with multilayered C-60 films at least up to similar to 5 nm in thickness, showing that the dipole layers induced by SAMs are robust against molecular overlayers. Such a spectroscopic study on the energy levels for organic films will be of importance for further development of organic thin film devices.

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  • Development of Integrated Dry-Wet Synthesis Method for Metal Encapsulating Silicon Cage Superatoms of M@Si<inf>16</inf> (M = Ti and Ta)

    Tsunoyama, H., Akatsuka, H., Shibuta, M., Iwasa, T., Mizuhata, Y., Tokitoh, N., Nakajima, A.

    AMER CHEMICAL SOC Journal of Physical Chemistry C   121 ( 37 )   20507 - 20516   2017( ISSN:1932-7447

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    Nanoclusters (NCs) of several to hundreds of atoms in size are prospective functional units for future nanomaterials originating in their unique, size-specific properties. To explore the field of NC-based materials science, the development of large-scale, size-exclusive synthesis methods is in high demand, as one can see from the successful evolution of fullerene science. We have developed a large-scale synthesis method for main group-based NC compounds by scaling up the clean dry-process with a high-power impulse magnetron sputtering. The 100 mg scale synthesis of binary NCs of M@Si-16 (M = Ti and Ta) stabilized by poly(ethylene glycol) dimethyl ether enables us to characterize their structures by an array of methods, for example, mass spectroscopy, X-ray photoemission spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, and Si-29 nuclear magnetic resonance. Spectroscopic evidence indicates that the M@Si-16 NCs are the metal-encapsulating tetrahedral silicon-cage structure satisfying the 68 electrons, closed-electronic-shell superatom.

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  • Imaging and spectromicroscopy of photocarrier electron dynamics in C-60 fullerene thin films

    Masahiro Shibuta, Kana Yamagiwa, Toyoaki Eguchi, Atsushi Nakajima

    APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS   109 ( 20 )   203111   2016.11( ISSN:0003-6951

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    We have employed a two-photon photoelectron emission microscopy (2P-PEEM) to observe the photocarrier electron dynamics in an organic thin film of fullerene (C-60) formed on a highly oriented pyrolytic graphite with a spatial resolution of ca. 135 nm. In this approach, photocarrier electrons in C-60 single-layer islands generated by the first pump photon are detected by the second probe photon. These spectromicroscopic observations conducted over a 100 x 100 nm(2) region of C-60 islands consistently reproduced the macroscopic two-photon photoemission spectrum of fully covered C-60 monolayer film, where the energy of photocarrier electron in the islands was +0.9 eV relative to the Fermi level. Time-resolved 2P-PEEM revealed that the photocarrier electron decayed from the monolayered C-60 islands into the substrate with a time constant of 470 +/- 30 fs. Published by AIP Publishing.

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  • Direct observation of photocarrier electron dynamics in C-60 films on graphite by time-resolved two-photon photoemission

    Masahiro Shibuta, Kazuo Yamamoto, Tsutomu Ohta, Masato Nakaya, Toyoaki Eguchi, Atsushi Nakajima

    SCIENTIFIC REPORTS   6 ( 1 )   2016.10( ISSN:2045-2322

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    Time-resolved two-photon photoemission (TR-2PPE) spectroscopy is employed to probe the electronic states of a C-60 fullerene film formed on highly oriented pyrolytic graphite (HOPG), acting as a model two-dimensional (2D) material for multi-layered graphene. Owing to the in-plane sp(2)-hybridized nature of the HOPG, the TR-2PPE spectra reveal the energetics and dynamics of photocarriers in the C-60 film: after hot excitons are nascently formed in C-60 via intramolecular excitation by a pump photon, they dissociate into photocarriers of free electrons and the corresponding holes, and the electrons are subsequently detected by a probe photon as photoelectrons. The decay rate of photocarriers from the C-60 film into the HOPG is evaluated to be 1.31 x 10(12) s(-1), suggesting a weak van der Waals interaction at the interface, where the photocarriers tentatively occupy the lowest unoccupied molecular orbital (LUMO) of C-60. The photocarrier electron dynamics following the hot exciton dissociation in the organic thin films has not been realized for any metallic substrates exhibiting strong interactions with the overlayer. Furthermore, the thickness dependence of the electron lifetime in the LUMO reveals that the electron hopping rate in C-60 layers is 3.3 +/- 1.2 x 10(13)s(-1) .

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  • Charge Transfer Complexation of Ta-Encapsulating Ta@Si<inf>16</inf> Superatom with C<inf>60</inf>

    Ohta, T., Shibuta, M., Tsunoyama, H., Eguchi, T., Nakajima, A.

    AMER CHEMICAL SOC Journal of Physical Chemistry C   120 ( 28 )   15265 - 15271   2016( ISSN:1932-7447

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    The tantalum-encapsulating Si-16 cage nanocluster superatom (Ta@Si-16) has been a promising candidate for a building block of nanocluster-based functional materials. Its chemical states of Ta@Si-16 deposited on an electron acceptable C-60 fullerene film were evaluated by X-ray and ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopies (XPS and UPS, respectively). XPS results for Si, Ta, and C showed that Ta@Si-16 combines with a single C-60 molecule to form the superatomic charge transfer (CT) complex, (Ta@Si-16)+C-60(-). The high thermal and chemical robustness of the superatomic CT complex has been revealed by the XPS and UPS measurements conducted before and after heat treatment and oxygen exposure. Even when heated to 720 K or subjected to ambient oxygen, Ta@Si-16 retained its original framework, forming oxides of Ta@Si-16 superatom.

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  • Chemical Characterization of an Alkali-Like Superatom Consisting of a Ta-Encapsulating Si-16 Cage

    Masahiro Shibuta, Tsutomu Ohta, Masato Nakaya, Hironori Tsunoyama, Toyoaki Eguchi, Atsushi Nakajima

    JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY   137 ( 44 )   14015 - 14018   2015.10( ISSN:0002-7863

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    Chemical characterization was performed for an alkali-like superatom consisting of a Ta-encapsulating Si-16 cage, Ta@Si-16, deposited on a graphite substrate using X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) to element-specifically clarify the local electronic structure of the cage atoms. The XPS spectra derived from Ta 4f and Si 2p core levels have been well modeled with a single chemical component, revealing the formation of a symmetric Si cage around the Ta atom in the deposited nanoclusters. On chemical treatments by heating or oxygen exposure, it is found that the deposited Ta@Si-16 is thermally stable up to 700 K and is also exceptionally less reactive toward oxygen compared to other Ta-Si nanoclusters, although some heat degradation and oxidation accompany the treatments. These results show the promising possibility of applying Ta@Si-16 as a building block to fabricate cluster-assembled materials consisting of naked nanoclusters.

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  • Excitation and Relaxation Dynamics of Two-Dimensional Photoexcited Electrons on Alkanethiolate Self-Assembled Monolayers

    Shibuta, M., Hirata, N., Matsui, R., Nakaya, M., Eguchi, T., Nakajima, A.

    AMER CHEMICAL SOC Journal of Physical Chemistry C   119 ( 40 )   22945 - 22953   2015( ISSN:1932-7447

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    The electron dynamics in alkanethiolate self-assembled monolayers (Cn-SAMs; n = 6-18, where n is the number of alkyl carbons) formed on Au(111) surfaces has been investigated by time- and angle-resolved two-photon photoemission spectroscopy. The time evolution of photoexcited electrons flowing down into image potential states (IPSs) formed on standing-up structure of SAMs is resolved two-dimensionally; the electron lifetime in the IPS increases with chain length, from sub-ps to 100 ps. The chain length dependence of the IPS lifetime is particularly marked at shorter chain lengths of n = 6-10, whereas it becomes milder at chain lengths above n = 10, whose alkyl layer thickness is approximate to 10 angstrom. This thickness dependence can be explained by two competitive channels for the decay of IPS electrons: one is electronic coupling of IPS with unoccupied bulk Au states and an interfacial state localized at the Au-S linkage, and the other is IPS electron decay to the Au substrate through a tunneling barrier of insulating alkyl chains. The former is most influential at shorter chain lengths, while the latter is solely dominant at longer chain lengths. In addition, the photon energy dependence of the IPS intensity revealed that electron injection into the IPS is mediated effectively by an electron excitation into interfacial resonance formed in the alkyl layer.

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  • Probing of an Adsorbate-Specific Excited State on an Organic Insulating Surface by Two-Photon Photoemission Spectroscopy

    Masahiro Shibuta, Naoyuki Hirata, Toyoaki Eguchi, Atsushi Nakajima

    JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY   136 ( 5 )   1825 - 1831   2014.01( ISSN:0002-7863

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    In this study, we investigate the photoexcited electronic states of ferrocene (Fc) molecules adsorbed on an organic insulating surface by two-photon photoemission spectroscopy. This insulating layer, composed of a decanethiolate self-assembled monolayer formed on an Au(111) substrate, enables us to probe the electronically excited states localized at the adsorbed Fc molecules. The adsorbate-specific state is resonantly excited by photons at 4.57 eV, which is 0.5 eV smaller than the energy of the first molecular Rydberg state of free Fc in the gas phase. This result indicates that the electrons are bound to both the excited hole formed in the adsorbate and the positive image charge induced in the substrate. The hybridized electronic characteristics of the adsorbate-specific state are responsible for the strong transition selectivity and short lifetime of the excited state.

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  • Spectroscopic Investigation of Unoccupied States in Nano- and Macroscopic Scale: Naphthalene Over layers on Highly Oriented Pyrolytic Graphite Studied by Combination of Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Two-Photon Photoemission

    Takashi Yamada, Mio Isobe, Masahiro Shibuta, Hiroyuki S. Kato, Toshiaki Munakata

    JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C   118 ( 2 )   1035 - 1041   2014.01( ISSN:1932-7447

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    We have clarified the correlation between geometric and electronic structures of naphthalene ultrathin films on graphite using a combination of scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) and two-photon photoemission (2PPE) spectroscopy. Depending on the geometrical superstructure, as characterized by STM, shifts in the first image potential states are observed by STM-based local spectroscopy on the nanometer scale, which is consistent with coverage-dependent 2PPE spectra measured on the macroscale. An adsorption-induced unoccupied feature, which is specific to the (2 root 3x2 root 3) R30 degrees superstructure, is detected at submonolayer coverages and is assigned to the lowest unoccupied molecular orbital (LUMO) derived level. It is interesting that the LUMO feature disappears for multilayer films. These behaviors indicate that a drastic change in electronic states occurs at the organic/metal interface associated with the change in the geometric structure.

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  • Electronic states of titanyl phthalocyanine films on alkanethiolate self-assembled monolayers probed by two-photon photoemission

    Ogura, M., Shibuta, M., Eguchi, T., Nakajima, A.

    ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena   195   272 - 277   2014( ISSN:0368-2048

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    We studied both occupied and unoccupied states of titanyl phthalocyanine (TiOPc) films formed on an octanethiolate self-assembled monolayer (SAM) on an Au(1 1 1) surface fabricated in a wet chemical process using two-photon photoemission (2PPE) spectroscopy. A 1.90-nm-thick layer of TiOPc formed an unoccupied state at 2.9 eV above the Fermi level. This state was resonantly enhanced at 4.3-4.4eV photon energy, suggesting that electrons were excited from the highest occupied molecular orbital of TiOPc. The 2PPE measurements of photon energy dependence and light polarization selectivity revealed that the unoccupied state originates from a charge transfer exciton not observed in organic thin films deposited on bare metallic substrates. The formation of a charge transfer exciton implies that the SAM strongly insulates the molecular monolayer. (C) 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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  • Probing of an adsorbate-specific excited state on an organic insulating surface by two-photon photoemission spectroscopy

    Shibuta, M., Hirata, N., Eguchi, T., Nakajima, A.

    AMER CHEMICAL SOC Journal of the American Chemical Society   136 ( 5 )   1825 - 1831   2014( ISSN:0002-7863

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    In this study, we investigate the photoexcited electronic states of ferrocene (Fc) molecules adsorbed on an organic insulating surface by two-photon photoemission spectroscopy. This insulating layer, composed of a decanethiolate self-assembled monolayer formed on an Au(111) substrate, enables us to probe the electronically excited states localized at the adsorbed Fc molecules. The adsorbate-specific state is resonantly excited by photons at 4.57 eV, which is 0.5 eV smaller than the energy of the first molecular Rydberg state of free Fc in the gas phase. This result indicates that the electrons are bound to both the excited hole formed in the adsorbate and the positive image charge induced in the substrate. The hybridized electronic characteristics of the adsorbate-specific state are responsible for the strong transition selectivity and short lifetime of the excited state.

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  • Size and Structure Dependence of Electronic States in Thiolate-Protected Gold Nanoclusters of Au-25(SR)(18), Au-38(SR)(24), and Au-144(SR)(60) Reviewed

    Tsutomu Ohta, Masahiro Shibuta, Hironori Tsunoyama, Yuichi Negishi, Toyoaki Eguchi, Atsushi Nakajima

    JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C   117 ( 7 )   3674 - 3679   2013.02( ISSN:1932-7447

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    The electronic states of three different sizes of compositionally precise thiolate-protected gold nanoclusters, Au-25(SR)(18), Au-38(SR)(24), and Au-144(SR)(60) (R = C12H25), have been evaluated by X-ray photoemission spectroscopy. The Au 4f core-levels of the nanoclusters are well reproduced by two spectral components derived from centered core-Au and positively charged shell-Au atoms, the numbers of which are determined based on the atomic structures of the nanoclusters. The spin-orbit splitting of Au 5d(5/2) and 5d(3/2) in the valence band becomes narrower than that for bulk Au, depending on the cluster size, which is quantitatively characterized by a reduction in the average coordination number of Au. The Au 5d valence-band spectra also show that the charge reorganization of 5d electrons induced by interaction with thiol molecules is more significant for the 5d(5/2) than the 5d(3/2) orbital.

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  • Size and structure dependence of electronic states in thiolate-protected gold nanoclusters of Au<inf>25</inf>(SR)<inf>18</inf>, Au<inf>38</inf>(SR) <inf>24</inf>, and Au<inf>144</inf>(SR)<inf>60</inf>

    Ohta, T., Shibuta, M., Tsunoyama, H., Negishi, Y., Eguchi, T., Nakajima, A.

    AMER CHEMICAL SOC Journal of Physical Chemistry C   117 ( 7 )   3674 - 3679   2013( ISSN:1932-7447

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    The electronic states of three different sizes of compositionally precise thiolate-protected gold nanoclusters, Au-25(SR)(18), Au-38(SR)(24), and Au-144(SR)(60) (R = C12H25), have been evaluated by X-ray photoemission spectroscopy. The Au 4f core-levels of the nanoclusters are well reproduced by two spectral components derived from centered core-Au and positively charged shell-Au atoms, the numbers of which are determined based on the atomic structures of the nanoclusters. The spin-orbit splitting of Au 5d(5/2) and 5d(3/2) in the valence band becomes narrower than that for bulk Au, depending on the cluster size, which is quantitatively characterized by a reduction in the average coordination number of Au. The Au 5d valence-band spectra also show that the charge reorganization of 5d electrons induced by interaction with thiol molecules is more significant for the 5d(5/2) than the 5d(3/2) orbital.

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  • Imaging and Characterizing Long-Range Surface Plasmon Polaritons Propagating in a Submillimeter Scale by Two-Color Two-Photon Photoelectron Emission Microscopy

    Shibuta, M., Eguchi, T., Nakajima, A.

    SPRINGER Plasmonics   8 ( 3 )   1411 - 1415   2013( ISSN:1557-1955

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    Long-range surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs), which propagate along metal/dielectric interfaces to submillimeter distances in the range of near-infrared (NIR) excitation wavelength, were examined by two-color two-photon photoelectron emission microscopy (2P-PEEM). Interferences between incident NIR photons and SPPs excited by the NIR photons at surface defects were imaged by detecting photoelectrons emitted from a gold surface, assisted by simultaneously irradiated ultraviolet photons which are to overcome the workfunction of the surface. The wavelength of the interference beat depends sensitively on the NIR wavelength. By analyzing the interference beat, the dispersion curve as well as phase and group velocities of SPP's were experimentally obtained. The results closely match the theoretical one based on the Drude free electron model, indicating that two-color 2P-PEEM is applicable not only to the visualization of NIR-excited SPPs but also to the quantitative analysis of its physical properties. This method will be widely used to observe SPPs for various artificial plasmonic devices.

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  • Fluorescence properties and relaxation processes of Tb3+ ions in ZnCl<inf>2</inf>-based glasses

    Wada, N., Shibuta, M., Shimazaki, H., Wada, N., Yamamoto, K., Kojima, K.

    PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD Materials Research Bulletin   48 ( 11 )   4947 - 4952   2013( ISSN:0025-5408

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    60ZnCl(2)-20KCl-20BaCl(2)-xTbCl(3) glasses (x = 0.10, 0.25, 0.50, 0.75, 1.00, and 1.25) were prepared by melt-quenching method, and Tb3+ fluorescence properties were investigated under 355 nm excitation. Regardless of x values, the electrons that were relaxed from the D-5(3) to D-5(4) level of Tb3+ ions by the multiphonon relaxation, were repressed to 28% of all the excited electrons because the ZnCl2-based glass had much lower phonon energy than oxide glasses. For 0 < x <= 0.34, the cross relaxation, (D-5(3) -> D-5(4)) -> ((7)Fo <- F-7(6)), was repressed, and consequently 72% and 28% of all the excited electrons were radiatively relaxed by the D-5(3) -> F-7(J) (J = 6, 5, 4, 3, and 2) and D-5(4) -> F-7(J) (J = 6, 5, 4, and 3) transitions, respectively. The lifetimes of the D-5(3) and D-5(4) initial levels were obtained to be 1.1 and 2.1 ms, respectively. (C) 2013 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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  • Excited electron dynamics at ferrocene-terminated self-assembled monolayers on Au(1 1 1): Lengthened lifetime of image potential state

    Hirata, N., Shibuta, M., Eguchi, T., Nakajima, A.

    ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV Chemical Physics Letters   561-562   131 - 136   2013( ISSN:0009-2614

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    Ultraviolet photoemission spectroscopy (UPS) and two-photon photoemission (2PPE) spectroscopy have been employed to investigate the electronic states and the excited electron dynamics of ferrocene (Fc)terminated self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) on Au(111). For the 11-ferrocenyl-1-undecanethiol (FcC11-) SAM, an image potential state (IPS) located at E-F +3.8 eV was observed by time-resolved 2PPE. Its lifetime, 90 fs, was found to be much shorter than that of decanethiol (C10-) SAM, 11 ps. By forming the C10-SAM beforehand, the IPS lifetime for FcC11-&C10-SAM was lengthened to similar to 9 ps; this can enable improvement in molecular ordering and substantial formation of C10 domains. (C) 2013 Elsevier B. V. All rights reserved.

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  • Probing buried organic-organic and metal-organic heterointerfaces by hard x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy Reviewed

    Masahiro Shibuta, Toyoaki Eguchi, Yoshio Watanabe, Jin-Young Son, Hiroshi Oji, Atsushi Nakajima

    APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS   101 ( 22 )   2012.11( ISSN:0003-6951

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    We present a nondestructive characterization method for buried hetero-interfaces for organic/organic and metal/organic systems using hard x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (HAXPES) which can probe electronic states at depths deeper than similar to 10 nm. A significant interface-derived signal showing a strong chemical interaction is observed for Au deposited onto a C-60 film, while there is no such additional feature for copper phthalocyanine deposited onto a C-60 film reflecting the weak interaction between the molecules in the latter case. A depth analysis with HAXPES reveals that a Au-C-60 intermixed layer with a thickness of 5.1 nm is formed at the interface. (C) 2012 American Institute of Physics. [http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4768940]

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  • Molecular-Scale and Wide-Energy-Range Tunneling Spectroscopy on Self-Assembled Monolayers of Alkanethiol Molecules Reviewed

    Masato Nakaya, Masaya Shikishima, Masahiro Shibuta, Naoyuki Hirata, Toyoaki Eguchi, Atsushi Nakajima

    ACS NANO   6 ( 10 )   8728 - 8734   2012.10( ISSN:1936-0851

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    The electronic properties of alkanethiol self-assembled monolayers (alkanethiolate SAMs) associated with their molecular-scale geometry are investigated using scanning tunneling microscopy and spectroscopy (STM/STS). We have selectively formed the three types of alkanethiolate SAMs with standing-up, lying-down, and lattice-gas phases by precise thermal annealing of the SAMs which are conventionally prepared by depositing alkanethiol molecules onto Au(111) surface in solution. The empty and filled states of each SAM are evaluated over a wide energy range covering 6 eV above/below the Fermi level (E-F) using two types of STS on the basis of tunneling current-voltage and distance-voltage measurements. Electronic states originating from rigid covalent bonds between the thiol group and substrate surface are observed near E-F in the standing-up and lying-down phases but not in the lattice-gas phase. These states contribute to electrical conduction in the tunneling junction at a low bias voltage. At a higher energy, a highly conductive state stemming from the alkyl chain and an image potential state (IPS) formed in a vacuum gap appear in all phases. The IPS shifts toward a higher energy through the change in the geometry of the SAM from the standing-up phase to the lattice-gas phase through the lying-down phase. This is explained by the increasing work function of alkanethiolate/Au(111) with decreasing density of surface molecules.

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  • Electronic States of Alkanethiolate Self-Assembled Monolayers on Au(111) Studied by Two-Photon Photoemission Spectroscopy Reviewed

    Naoyuki Hirata, Masahiro Shibuta, Ryo Matsui, Atsushi Nakajima

    JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C   116 ( 25 )   13623 - 13628   2012.06( ISSN:1932-7447

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    Two-photon photoemission (2PPE) spectroscopy has been employed to probe the electronic states of n-alkanethiolate self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) on an Au(111) substrate fabricated in a wet chemical process. Electronic states newly formed in the SAM formation were observed below and above the Fermi level (E-F) for various alkyl chain lengths of C12-, C18-, and C22-SAMs. At 3.5-3.7 eV above E-F, an unoccupied state originating from a bond between gold and sulfur atoms appears, a state that shows little dispersion with parallel to the surface. The peak position of the unoccupied state depends on the substrate temperature, and it was stabilized with increasing temperature; E-F +3.7 eV at 85 K and E-F +3.5 eV at 330 K for C18-SAM. The stabilization of the state is attributed to the increase of intermolecular interaction at sulfur atoms with their neighboring S atoms, which is caused by a change in the tilt angle of the alkyl chains in the SAM: on increasing the temperature, the interaction between S atoms in the SAM is promoted by the more upright alkyl chains.

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  • Charge Separation at the Molecular Monolayer Surface: Observation and Control of the Dynamics Reviewed

    Masahiro Shibuta, Naoyuki Hirata, Ryo Matsui, Toyoaki Eguchi, Atsushi Nakajima

    JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LETTERS   3 ( 8 )   981 - 985   2012.04( ISSN:1948-7185

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    Charge separation dynamics relevant to an electron transfer have been revealed by time- and angle-resolved two-photon photoemission spectroscopy for an n-alkanethiolate self-assembled monolayer (SAM) on a Au(111) surface fabricated by a chemical-wet process. The electron was photoexcited into an image potential state located at 3.7 eV above the Fermi level (E-F), and it survived well for more than 100 Ps on dodecanethiolate (C12)-SAM. The degree of electron separation is precisely controlled by selecting the length of the alkyl chain (C10-C18). We have also evaluated molecular conductivity at the specific electron energy of E-F + 3.7 eV. The tunneling decay parameter, beta, was fitted by beta(90K) = 0.097 angstrom(-1) and beta(RT) = 0.13 angstrom(-1). These values were one order smaller than that at around EF by conventional contact probe methods.

    DOI: 10.1021/jz3002579

  • Probing buried organic-organic and metal-organic heterointerfaces by hard x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy

    Shibuta, M., Eguchi, T., Watanabe, Y., Son, J.-Y., Oji, H., Nakajima, A.

    AMER INST PHYSICS Applied Physics Letters   101 ( 22 )   2012( ISSN:0003-6951

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    We present a nondestructive characterization method for buried hetero-interfaces for organic/organic and metal/organic systems using hard x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (HAXPES) which can probe electronic states at depths deeper than similar to 10 nm. A significant interface-derived signal showing a strong chemical interaction is observed for Au deposited onto a C-60 film, while there is no such additional feature for copper phthalocyanine deposited onto a C-60 film reflecting the weak interaction between the molecules in the latter case. A depth analysis with HAXPES reveals that a Au-C-60 intermixed layer with a thickness of 5.1 nm is formed at the interface. (C) 2012 American Institute of Physics. [http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4768940]

    DOI: 10.1063/1.4768940

  • Momentum-resolved electron dynamics of image-potential states on Cu and Ag surfaces

    Schubert, K., Damm, A., Eremeev, S.V., Marks, M., Shibuta, M., Berthold, W., Güdde, J., Borisov, A.G., Tsirkin, S.S., Chulkov, E.V., Höfer, U.

    Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics   85 ( 20 )   2012

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  • Molecular-scale and wide-energy-range tunneling spectroscopy on self-assembled monolayers of alkanethiol molecules

    Nakaya, M., Shikishima, M., Shibuta, M., Hirata, N., Eguchi, T., Nakajima, A.

    AMER CHEMICAL SOC ACS Nano   6 ( 10 )   8728 - 8734   2012( ISSN:1936-0851

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    The electronic properties of alkanethiol self-assembled monolayers (alkanethiolate SAMs) associated with their molecular-scale geometry are investigated using scanning tunneling microscopy and spectroscopy (STM/STS). We have selectively formed the three types of alkanethiolate SAMs with standing-up, lying-down, and lattice-gas phases by precise thermal annealing of the SAMs which are conventionally prepared by depositing alkanethiol molecules onto Au(111) surface in solution. The empty and filled states of each SAM are evaluated over a wide energy range covering 6 eV above/below the Fermi level (E-F) using two types of STS on the basis of tunneling current-voltage and distance-voltage measurements. Electronic states originating from rigid covalent bonds between the thiol group and substrate surface are observed near E-F in the standing-up and lying-down phases but not in the lattice-gas phase. These states contribute to electrical conduction in the tunneling junction at a low bias voltage. At a higher energy, a highly conductive state stemming from the alkyl chain and an image potential state (IPS) formed in a vacuum gap appear in all phases. The IPS shifts toward a higher energy through the change in the geometry of the SAM from the standing-up phase to the lattice-gas phase through the lying-down phase. This is explained by the increasing work function of alkanethiolate/Au(111) with decreasing density of surface molecules.

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  • Angle- and Time-Resolved Two-Photon Photoemission Spectroscopy for Unoccupied Levels of Lead Phthalocyanine Film

    Masahiro Shibuta, Keisuke Miyakubo, Takashi Yamada, Toshiaki Munakata

    JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C   115 ( 39 )   19269 - 19273   2011.09( ISSN:1932-7447

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    We have measured angle- and time-resolved two-photon photoemission (2PPE) from unoccupied levels of graphite (HOPG) and lead phthalocyanine (PbPc) films. Our angle-resolved 2PPE microspot spectroscopy with a lateral resolution of 0.4 mu m can effectively select flat and homogeneous regions of the film, allowing measurements of the dispersion of the image potential state (IPS) on the PbPc film. The effective mass of the IPS on the film is 2.2 +/- 0.2, which is heavier than that for the bare HOPG, 1.2 +/- 0.1. The lifetimes of the states at 30K are 30 fs for both the HOPG and the PbPc film. These results suggest a hybridization of the IPS with a molecule-derived unoccupied level. The lifetimes of the lowest unoccupied molecular level (LUMO)-derived levels are about 80 Is. A possible decay process to lower states is suggested.

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  • Novel Growth of Naphthalene Overlayer on Cu(111) Studied by STM, LEED, and 2PPE Reviewed

    Takashi Yamada, Masahiro Shibuta, Yohei Ami, Yasuhiro Takano, Akihiro Nonaka, Keisuke Miyakubo, Toshiaki Munakata

    JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C   114 ( 31 )   13334 - 13339   2010.08( ISSN:1932-7447

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    Adsorbed structures of naphthalene on Cu(111) have been studied using low temperature scanning tunneling microscope (LT-STM) and low energy electron diffraction (LEED). Starting from single molecules, three kinds of long-range ordered superstructures, (5 root 3 x 5 root 3)R30 degrees, (2 root 3 x 3)rect-1C(10)H(8), and (-4 1 1 -4) are observed depending on the molecular concentrations and the substrate temperatures during molecular adsorption. One of the self-assembled ordered phases with a (5 root 3 x 5 root 3) R30 degrees periodicity is chiral in adsorption-induced arrangement though a single naphthalene molecule itself has no inherent chirality In STM images, isolated single molecules appear as depressions whereas the molecules are seen as protrusions in self-assembled layers. Coverage dependent two-photon photoemission (2PPE) spectra show that the adsorption-induced occupied states is formed at around Cu 3d bands, and this results in the enhanced tunneling of occupied state images in assembled layers

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  • Resonant effects on two-photon photoemission spectroscopy: Linewidths and intensities of occupied and unoccupied features for lead phthalocyanine films on graphite

    Shibuta, M., Yamamoto, K., Miyakubo, K., Yamada, T., Munakata, T.

    Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics   81 ( 11 )   2010

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  • Vibrationally resolved two-photon photoemission spectroscopy for lead phthalocyanine film on graphite

    Shibuta, M., Yamamoto, K., Miyakubo, K., Yamada, T., Munakata, T.

    Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics   80 ( 11 )   2009

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  • CdSe ナノ粒子超格子における量子共鳴の観測 International journal

    米倉聖貴、渋田昌弘、金大貴

    第33回光物性研究会論文   2022.12

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  • 高繰返しフェムト秒時間分解分光システムの開発と 光機能性量子ドット秩序集積薄膜の光励起ダイナミクス観測 International journal

    万竝亮、厚見洋明、金大貴、渋田昌弘

    第33回光物性研究会論文   2022.12

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  • CdTe 量子ドットクラスターの作製とミニバンド形成過程の観測 International journal

    永井優心、渋田昌弘、金大貴

    第33回光物性研究会論文   2022.12

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  • Fabrication and Electrical Characterization of Naked Superatom Assembled Films based on High Intensity Nanocluster Source and Soft Landing Reviewed

    横山高穂, 千葉竜弥, 平田直之, 渋田昌弘, 中嶋敦

    日本化学会春季年会講演予稿集(Web)   101st   2021

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  • Localized Surface Plasmon Resonances of Size-Selected Silver Nanoclusters Soft-Landed on an Organic Substrate Reviewed

    溝口凱斗, 井上朋也, 渋田昌弘, 中嶋敦

    分子科学討論会講演プログラム&要旨(Web)   15th   2021

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  • Reactivity Control of Aluminum Nanoclusters Supported on Surfaces by Organic Substrates and Sizes Reviewed

    井上朋也, 渋田昌弘, 中嶋敦

    分子科学討論会講演プログラム&要旨(Web)   15th   2021

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  • 2光子光電子分光による機能性有機半導体薄膜の光励起ダイナミクス観測 Reviewed

    渋田昌弘

    Molecular Electronics and Bioelectronics (Web)   32 ( 3 )   2021( ISSN:2423-8805

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  • Fabrication of transition-metal encapsulating Si<sub>16</sub> cage nanocluster thin films and their electrical conduction mechanisms Reviewed

    千葉竜弥, 横山高穂, 平田直之, 渋田昌弘, 渋田昌弘, 角山寛規, 中嶋敦

    日本化学会春季年会講演予稿集(CD-ROM)   100th   2020

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  • Electrical Conductivity of Metal-Encapsulating Si<sub>16</sub> Cage Nanocluster Thin Films Reviewed

    横山高穂, 千葉竜弥, 平田直之, 角山寛規, 渋田昌弘, 渋田昌弘, 中嶋敦

    応用物理学会春季学術講演会講演予稿集(CD-ROM)   67th   2020

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  • Electronic properties of size-selected silver nanoclusters (Ag<sub>n</sub>) soft-landed on an organic substrate Reviewed

    溝口凱斗, 井上朋也, 渋田昌弘, 渋田昌弘, 中嶋敦

    日本化学会春季年会講演予稿集(CD-ROM)   100th   2020

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  • Chemical Characterization of Group 6 Metals Encapsulating Si<sub>16</sub> Cage Superatoms on Organic Surfaces Reviewed

    寺坂一也, 鴨志田寿明, 新倉寿希, 渋田昌弘, 渋田昌弘, 渋田昌弘, 角山寛規, 中嶋敦, 中嶋敦

    日本化学会春季年会講演予稿集(CD-ROM)   100th   2020

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  • Study on Electron Dynamics at Nanoscale Functional Films Reviewed

    Shibuta Masahiro

    Japan Society for Molecular Science, Molecular Science   13 ( 1 )   A0105   2019

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    <p>Understanding of the electronic structure and photoexcited state dynamics at well-prepared layered functional materials on substrates is essentially important in order to precisely design and control the future electronic or optical nanodevices. I have been so far engaged in this research field experimentally from the view point of molecular science, where the electronic states and dynamics at nanoscale functional films fabricated with organic molecules and/or nanocluster superatoms are investigated by probing photoelectrons, combining with a femtosecond light source and with a nanocluster deposition system. In this account, firstly, I show the electronic structures and photoexcited state dynamics at two-dimensional (2D) molecular monolayer systems of alkanethiolate self-assembled monolayers by two-photon photoemission spectroscopy which clarifies novel ultrafast phenomena characteristic to the 2D assembly of the functional molecules. Secondly, I present the visualization of local photoexcited states in the organic films by changing the probe system into two-photon photoelectron emission microscopy. Finally, the electronic states and chemical properties of nanocluster superatoms as a new class of functional nanomaterials are explained, which are non-destructively landed onto the substrates.</p>

    DOI: 10.3175/molsci.13.A0105

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  • Study on Electron Dynamics at Nanoscale Functional Films

    Shibuta Masahiro

    Molecular Science   13th ( 1 )   A0105   2019

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    <p>Understanding of the electronic structure and photoexcited state dynamics at well-prepared layered functional materials on substrates is essentially important in order to precisely design and control the future electronic or optical nanodevices. I have been so far engaged in this research field experimentally from the view point of molecular science, where the electronic states and dynamics at nanoscale functional films fabricated with organic molecules and/or nanocluster superatoms are investigated by probing photoelectrons, combining with a femtosecond light source and with a nanocluster deposition system. In this account, firstly, I show the electronic structures and photoexcited state dynamics at two-dimensional (2D) molecular monolayer systems of alkanethiolate self-assembled monolayers by two-photon photoemission spectroscopy which clarifies novel ultrafast phenomena characteristic to the 2D assembly of the functional molecules. Secondly, I present the visualization of local photoexcited states in the organic films by changing the probe system into two-photon photoelectron emission microscopy. Finally, the electronic states and chemical properties of nanocluster superatoms as a new class of functional nanomaterials are explained, which are non-destructively landed onto the substrates.</p>

    DOI: 10.3175/molsci.13.A0105

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  • 2光子光電子分光による自己組織化単分子膜上に光励起された電子のダイナミクス計測 Reviewed

    渋田昌弘, 平田直之, 平田直之, 中谷真人, 中谷真人, 江口豊明, 江口豊明, 中嶋敦, 中嶋敦, 中嶋敦

    ナノ学会会報   14 ( 2 )   49‐55   2016.03( ISSN:1347-8028

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  • Electronic States and Excited Electron Dynamics for Alkanethiolate SAM Reviewed

    EGUCHI Toyoaki, NAKAYA Masato, SHIBUTA Masahiro, HIRATA Naoyuki, NAKAJIMA Atsushi

    The Surface Science Society of Japan, Hyomen Kagaku   35 ( 8 )   432 - 437   2014( ISSN:0388-5321

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    The electronic structures of alkanethiolate self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) associated with their molecular-scale geometry have been evaluated by combining two types of scanning tunneling spectroscopy (STS): current-voltage (I/V) and distance-voltage (z/V) spectroscopy. In the STS spectra, in addition to electronic states originating from alkyl-chain and SAM/Au interface, an image potential state (IPS) formed in a vacuum gap is clearly observed. The result is well consistent with our two-photon photoemission spectroscopy (2PPES) measurements. Furthermore, by using time- and angle-resolved 2PPES, we found that the electron excited into IPS is highly separated from the Au substrate and has an extremely long lifetime of the order of 100 ps owing to the excellent insulating property of SAM. The lifetime can be prolonged by increasing the length of alkyl chain and by lowering the substrate temperature, which indicates that the degree of electron separation can be precisely controlled by designing the molecular layer.

    DOI: 10.1380/jsssj.35.432

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  • 24aCK-3 Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy of Self-Assembled Monolayers of Alkanethiol Molecules Reviewed

    Nakaya M., Shikishima M., Shibuta M., Hirata N., Eguchi T., Nakajima A.

    The Physical Society of Japan (JPS), Meeting abstracts of the Physical Society of Japan   67 ( 1 )   934 - 934   2012.03( ISSN:1342-8349

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  • One- and two-photon photoemission microspectroscopy for organic films Reviewed

    T. Munakata, M. Shibuta, M. Mikamori, T. Yamada, K. Miyakubo, T. Sugiyama, Y. Sonoda

    SPIE Physical Chemistry of Interfaces and Nanomaterials V   6325   63250M-1 - 63250M-9   2006.08

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    DOI: 10.1117/12.679894

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Presentations

  • フェムト秒時間分解光電子分光/顕微鏡による有機半導体表面のキャリアダイナミクス観測 Invited Domestic conference

    渋田昌弘

    日本物理学会 2023年春季年会  2023.03 

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    Venue:オンライン  

  • CdSe ナノ粒子超格子における量子共鳴の観測 Domestic conference

    米倉聖貴、渋田昌弘、金大貴

    第33回光物性研究会  2022.12  光物性研究会

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    Venue:大阪大学  

  • CdTe 量子ドットクラスターの作製とミニバンド形成過程の観測 Domestic conference

    永井優心、渋田昌弘、金大貴

    第33回光物性研究会  2022.12  光物性研究会

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    Venue:大阪大学  

  • 高繰返しフェムト秒時間分解分光システムの開発と 光機能性量子ドット秩序集積薄膜の光励起ダイナミクス観測 Domestic conference

    万竝亮、厚見洋明、金大貴、渋田昌弘

    第33回光物性研究会  2022.12  光物性研究会

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    Venue:大阪大学  

  • 気相ナノクラスターを用いた機能表面科学の開拓 Domestic conference

    中嶋敦, 渋田昌弘, 井上朋也

    表面・界面スペクトロスコピー2022  2022.12 

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    Venue:分子科学研究所(愛知県)  

  • 二光子光電子顕微分光による電子励起状態の局所観測 Domestic conference

    渋田昌弘, 中嶋敦

    表面・界面スペクトロスコピー2022  2022.12 

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    Venue:分子科学研究所(愛知県)  

  • 芳香族炭化水素超薄膜の2光子光電子分光に現れる振動微細構造と分子配向との関係 Domestic conference

    野島周人, 村瀬菜摘, 金大貴, 加藤浩之, 赤井恵, 山田剛司, 渋田昌弘

    表面・界面スペクトロスコピー2022  2022.12 

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    Venue:分子科学研究所(愛知県)  

  • グラファイト表面上の芳香族炭化水素超薄膜のナノスケール構造・電子状態・発光特性 Domestic conference

    村瀬菜摘, 野島周人, 林田紘輝, 加藤浩之, 岡田美智雄, 赤井恵, 金大貴, 渋田昌弘, 山田剛司

    表面・界面スペクトロスコピー2022  2022.12 

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    Venue:分子科学研究所(愛知県)  

  • Characterization and optimization of cluster-surface interaction: metal-encapsulating Si16 nanocluster superatoms on organic substrates Invited International conference

    Masahiro Shibuta

    Trends in Nanotechnology 2022  2022.10 

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    Venue:Tirana, Albania  

  • 水熱合成法によるCdSeおよびCuドープCdSeナノ粒子の作製と光学特性 Domestic conference

    岡本潤哉, 渋田昌弘, 金大貴

    2022年光化学討論会  2022.09  光化学討論会

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  • 有機基板上にソフトランディングさせた単一サイズ銀ナノクラスターの局在表面プラズモン共鳴 Domestic conference

    溝口凱斗, 井上朋也, 渋田昌弘, 中嶋敦

    第13回分子科学討論会  2022.09  分子科学会

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    Venue:慶應義塾大学(神奈川県)  

  • 2光子光電子分光によるトリフェニレン分子薄膜の電子励起状態観測 Domestic conference

    野島周人, 村瀬菜摘, 金大貴, 加藤浩之, 赤井恵, 山田剛司, 渋田昌弘

    第13回分子科学討論会  2022.09  分子科学会

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    Venue:慶應義塾大学(神奈川県)  

  • トリフェニレン分子薄膜の成長過程と電子状態観測 Domestic conference

    村瀬菜摘, 野島周人, 金大貴, 加藤浩之, 赤井恵, 渋田昌弘, 山田剛司

    第13回分子科学討論会  2022.09  分子科学会

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    Venue:慶應義塾大学(神奈川県)  

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Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

  • 時間分解光電子分光によるp-type有機半導体薄膜の正孔ダイナミクス観測

    Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B)  2023.03

  • 超原子分子軌道(SAMO)工学の開拓

    2022

  • 半導体量子ドットナノ秩序構造体の創成と新規光機能の解明

    Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B)  2020.04

Incentive donations / subsidies

  • 量子ドット超薄膜を用いた表面プラズモンの高感度イメージング

    公益財団法人 三菱財団  2022

  • 内包フラーレン超原子の秩序集積による新機能の開拓

    公益財団法人 旭硝子財団  2022

Charge of on-campus class subject

  • 量子エレクトロニクス

    2021     Undergraduate

  • 特別演習(電子材料1)

    2022   Weekly class   Graduate school

  • 技術と環境/杉本[全]S

    2022   Weekly class   Graduate school

  • 特別演習(ナノマテリアル工学)

    2022   Intensive lecture   Graduate school

  • 前期特別研究(電子情報系)

    2022   Intensive lecture   Graduate school

  • 後期特別研究(電子情報系)

    2022   Intensive lecture   Graduate school

  • ゼミナール(電子情報系)

    2022   Intensive lecture   Graduate school

  • 卒業研究(電子/物理工学科)

    2022   Intensive lecture   Undergraduate

  • 量子エレクトロニクス

    2022   Weekly class   Undergraduate

  • 電子/物理工学実験

    2022   Weekly class   Undergraduate

  • 電子・物理工学実験Ⅱ

    2021     Undergraduate

  • 特別演習(電子材料1)

    2021     Graduate school

  • 量子力学Ⅰ演習

    2021     Undergraduate

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Number of papers published by graduate students

  • 2022

    Number of undergraduate student / college student presentations:Number of graduate students presentations:1

Number of instructed thesis, researches

  • 2022

    Number of instructed the graduation thesis:Number of graduation thesis reviews:3

    [Number of instructed the Master's Program] (previous term):[Number of instructed the Master's Program] (letter term):0

    [Number of master's thesis reviews] (chief):[Number of master's thesis reviews] (vice-chief):4

    [Number of doctoral thesis reviews] (chief):[Number of doctoral thesis reviews] (vice-chief):0

Academic Activities

  • 日本表面真空学会 関西支部役員

    Role(s): Planning, management, etc.

    日本表面真空学会 関西支部  2023.04 - 2024.03

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