Prof. Shun MUTO's Group: Advanced Measurement Technology Center, Institute of Materials and Systems for SustainabilityJapaneseEnglish
物質科学専攻 ナノ解析物質設計学 ナノ顕微分光物質科学
(旧 量子エネルギー工学分野 エネルギー材料物性工学)
STEM coupled with an electron spectrometer
In situ/operando observations of catalytic exhaust gas purifier reactions
Positive electrode materials in lithium-ion secondary batteries
Ion channeling pattern in EDX
Computer cluster and photocatalyst design
Advanced STEM and atomic-resolution image

We measure and analyze the physicochemical properties of advanced energy materials on the nanometer or atomic resolution

Nanometer/atomic scale analysis of physical/chemical
properties of energy-related materials

Archives

October 23, 2019
Our collaborative research paper with Associate Professor Takashi Tachikawa, Kobe University was published in Nature Communications. A press release was sent to the media. Links The news appeared on Nagoya University’s website and Science News (November 8).LinksLinks
August 1, 2019
Job Opening: Associate Professor at the Muto Lab (Application deadline September 30.)) Links
July 2019
Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Research (Exploratory) was awarded to our project: Development of Novel Atomic-scale Operando Measurements for Catalytic Reactions by Mass Spectrometer and Reaction-science TEM (principal investigator: Shunsuke Muto).
January 24, 2019
A collaborative research paper with Uppsala University, Sweden, and Stockholm University, Sweden, was published in Physical Review Letters. Links
January 23–25, 2019
Professor Klaus Leifer of Uppsala University, Sweden, stayed with us for collaborative research.
December 1, 2018
Our paper published in Microscopy was chosen as the Editor’s Choice.Links
November 21 – December 9, 2018
Mr. Jan Rusz and Mr. Devendra Singh Negi from Uppsala University, Sweden, and Mr. Xiaoyan Zhong from Tsinghua University, China, stayed with us.
August 16, 2018
An accomplishment in our collaborative research with Toyota Motor and JEOL was featured on Nagoya University’s website, 日本の研究.comLinksLinks, and Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun. Links
July 31, 2018
Our two papers published in Microscopy were chosen as the 2016–2017 Most Read Articles. Links
May 30, 2018
Our collaborative research paper with Sumika Chemical Analysis Service received the 2018 Japanese Society of Microscopy Award for a Scientific Paper (MATERIALS) in the 74th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Microscopy. Links
May 30, 2018
Our graduate student, Taiki Yamada (second year in the master’s degree program) received the Excellent Poster Award in the 74th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Microscopy. The research was in collaboration with AGC. Links
April 5–July 31, 2018
Mr. Andrii Vashin from the Institute of Semiconductor Physics, the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, stayed with us for collaborative research.
April 2018
Grant-in-Aid for Early-Carrier Scientists was awarded to our project: Extension of Impurity Site Occupancy Analysis by Electron Channeling X-ray Spectroscopy and Electron Diffraction Mapping (principal investigator: Masahiro Ohtsuka).
July 2017
Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Research (Exploratory) was awarded to our project: Development of a Quantitative Analysis Method of Ceramic General Grain Boundary Monotectoid Functional Elements by Nano-electron Beam Spectroscopy (principal investigator: Shunsuke Muto).
March 28–April 25, 2017
Mr. Fabrizio Gualandris, a visiting graduate student from the Technical University of Denmark, stayed with us for collaborative research.
November 29–December 11, 2016
Mr. Jacob Spiegelberg, a visiting graduate student from Uppsala University, Sweden, stayed with us for collaborative research.
August 31, 2016
A collaborative research paper with Uppsala University, Sweden, was published in Nature Communications. A press release was sent to the media. LinksLinksLinksLinks
June 26, 2016
Professor Muto was invited to give a keynote lecture at the Workshop on Experimental Cosmochemistry 2016 (Pacifico Yokohama). Links
May 30, 2016
Our collaborative research paper with Sumika Chemical Analysis Service was chosen for the Editor’s ChoiceLinks in Microscopy, Vol 65, Issue 3. Our names appeared on the journal’s cover page.Links
March 31–April 16, 2016
Mr. Fabrizio Gualandris, a visiting graduate student from the Technical University of Denmark, stayed with us for collaborative research.
November 10–23, 2015
Mr. Jacob Spiegelberg, a visiting graduate student from Uppsala University, Sweden, stayed with us for collaborative research.
October 5–23, 2015
Dr. Jan Rusz and Dr. Thomas Thersleff of Uppsala University, Sweden, stayed with us for collaborative research.
September 17, 2015
Our graduate student Kazuki Oguni (first year in the master’s degree program) received the Excellent Poster Award in the Year 2015 Autumn Meeting of the Japan Institute of Metals and Materials. Links
September 10, 2015
The High-Voltage Electron Microscope Laboratory was featured in EcoTopia News, Vol. 22Links (click here to download the article).
June 16, 2015
Mr. Alexander Edström, a visiting graduate student from Uppsala University, Sweden, stayed with us for two months starting.
May 14, 2015
Our graduate student Kazuki Oguni (first year in the master’s degree program) received the Excellent Poster Award in the 71st Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Microscopy. Links
April 1, 2015
Professor Muto was appointed as the General Manager of the High-Voltage Electron Microscope Laboratory.
April 2015
Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Research (Exploratory) was awarded to our project: Reciprocal Space-selective Spin Nanoscopy by Phase Interference Effects using a Ventilator Shape Aperture (principal investigator: Shunsuke Muto).
March 2, 2015
Article featuring Professor Muto appeared in EcoTopia News Vol. 21Links (click here to download the article).
September 17, 2014
Article featuring Professor Muto appeared in Nagoya University Topics No. 256 (click here to download the article). He was also featured in the Chi-no-Sentan (Frontier of Intelligence)Links Links



MUTO Laboratory
Advanced Measurement Technology Center, Institute of Materials and Systems for Sustainability

Engineering Building No. 6 (Room No. 109-111) Furocho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8601 JAPAN

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