• Fabrication of Au-nanoparticle-embedded lipid bilayer membranes supported on solid substrates.
    N. Sakaguchi, Y. Kimura, A. Hirano-Iwata, T. Ogino
    J. Phys. Chem. B. (in press).
  • Gate-tuned negative differential resistance observed at room temperature in an array of gold nanoparticles.
    T. T. T. Huong, K. Matsumoto, M. Moriya, H. Shimada, Y. Kimura, A. Hirano-Iwata, Y. Mizugaki
    Appl. Phys. A. 123, 268 (2017).
  • Response characteristics of hydrogen gas sensor with porous piezoelectric poly(vinylidene fluoride) film.
    Y. Imai, D. Tadaki, T. Ma, Y. Kimura, A. Hirano-Iwata, M. Niwano
    Sens. Actuators B Chem. 247, 479-489 (2017).
  • Fabrication and characterization of high-quality perovskite films with large crystal grains.
    T. Ma, Q. Zhang, D. Tadaki, A. Hirano-Iwata, M. Niwano
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 8, 720-726 (2017).
  • Fabrication and characterization of front-illuminated dye-sensitized solar cells with anodic titanium oxide nanotubes.
    R. Kojima, Y. Kimura, T. Ma, K. Ishibashi, D. Tadaki, R. A. Rosenberg, A. Hirano-Iwata, M. Niwano
    J. Electrochem. Soc. 164, H78-H84 (2017).


  • Live-cell, label-free identification of GABAergic and non-GABAergic neurons in primary cortical cultures using micropatterned surface.
    S. Kono, H. Yamamoto, T. Kushida, A. Hirano-Iwata, M. Niwano, T. Tanii
    PLoS ONE 11, e0160987 (2016).
  • Unidirectional signal propagation in primary neurons micropatterned at a single-cell resolution.
    H. Yamamoto, R. Matsumura, H. Takaoki, S. Katsurabayashi, A. Hirano-Iwata, M. Niwano
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 109, 043703 (2016).
  • Label-free detection of DNA molecules moving in micro-fluidic channels by infrared absorption spectroscopy.
    T. Miyoshi, K. Ishibashi, K. Miyamoto, A. Hirano-Iwata, Y. Kimura, M. Niwano
    Sens. Actuators B Chem. 238, 917-922 (2017).
  • Size-dependent regulation of synchronized activity in living neuronal networks.
    H. Yamamoto, S. Kubota, Y. Chida, M. Morita, S. Moriya, H. Akima, S. Sato, A. Hirano-Iwata, T. Tanii, M. Niwano
    Phys. Rev. E 94, 012407 (2016).
  • Reconstitution of human ion channels into solvent-free lipid bilayers enhanced by centrifugal forces.
    A. Hirano-Iwata, Y. Ishinari, M. Yoshida, S. Araki, D. Tadaki, R. Miyata, K. Ishibashi, H. Yamamoto, Y. Kimura, M. Niwano
    Biophys. J. 110, 2207-2215 (2016).
  • Fabrication and characterization of p+-i-p+ type organic thin film transistors with electrodes of highly doped polymer.
    D. Tadaki, T. Ma, J. Zhang, S. Iino, A. Hirano-Iwata, Y. Kimura, R. A. Rosenberg, M. Niwano
    J. Appl. Phys. 119, 154503 (2016).
  • Interaction of plasma-generated water cluster ions with chemically-modified Si surfaces investigated by infrared absorption spectroscopy.
    A. Hirano-Iwata, R. Matsumura, T. Ma, Y. Kimura, M. Niwano, K. Nishikawa
    AIP Advances 6, 035017 (2016).
  • 光触媒作用を用いた液中表面改質による培養神経細胞の操作.
    山本英明, 平野愛弓, 谷井孝至, 庭野道夫
    表面科学 37, 224-229 (2016).
  • Effects of interfacial chemical states on the performance of perovskite solar cells.
    T. Ma, D. Tadaki, M. Sakuraba, S. Sato, A. Hirano-Iwata, M. Niwano
    J. Mater. Chem. A 4, 4392-4397 (2016).
  • An electrically resistive sheet of glial cells for amplifying signals of neuronal extracellular recordings.
    R. Matsumura, H. Yamamoto, M. Niwano, A. Hirano-Iwata
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 108, 023701 (2016).