Original paper(原著論文)

1) F. Amano, H. Mukohara, A. Shintani, K. Tsurui, "Solid Polymer Electrolyte-Coated Titania Nanotube Macroporous Photoelectrode for Gas-Phase Water Splitting", ChemSusChem, Water Splitting: From Theory to Practice, in press. https://doi.org/10.1002/cssc.201802178

2) F. Amano, A. Shintani, K. Tsurui, H. Mukohara, T. Sakakura, Y. Takatsuji, T. Haruyama, T. Ohno, S. Takenaka, "Phtoelectrochemical Homocoupling of Methane under Blue Light Irradiation", ACS Energy Letters, 4 (2), pp 502–507, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsenergylett.8b02436

3) F. Amano, A. Shintani, H. Mukohara, Y. M. Hwang, K. Tsurui, "Photoelectrochemical Gas–Electrolyte–Solid Phase Boundary for Hydrogen Production from Water Vapor", Frontiers in Chemistry , 6, 598, 2018. https://doi.org/10.3389/fchem.2018.00598

4) F. Amano, H. Mukohara, A. Shintani, "Rutile Titania Particulate Photoelectrodes Fabricated by Two-step Annealing of Titania Nanotube Arrays", Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 165, pp.H3164-H3169, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1149/2.0231804jes

5) H. Hori, M. Takashima, M. Takase, M. Kitamura, F. Amano, B. Ohtani, "Multielectron reduction of molecular oxygen in photocatalytic decomposition of organic compounds by bismuth tungstate particles without cocatalyst loading", Catalysis Today, 303, pp.341-349, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cattod.2017.08.045

6) F. Amano, R. Tosaki, K. Sato, Y. Higuchi, "Effects of donor doping and acceptor doping on rutile TiO2 particles for photocatalytic O2 evolution by water oxidation", Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 258, pp.79-85, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jssc.2017.09.030

7) H. Hori, M. Takase, M. Takashima, F. Amano, T. Shibayama, B. Ohtani, "Mechanism of formation, structural characteristics and photocatalytic activities of hierarchical-structured bismuth-tungstate particles", Catalysis Today, 300, pp.99-111, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cattod.2017.03.002

8) F. Amano, A. Shintani, K. Tsurui, Y.M. Hwang, "Fabrication of tungsten trioxide photoanode with titanium microfibers as a three dimensional conductive back contact", Materials Letters, 199, pp.68-71, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2017.04.051

9) F. Amano, M. Nakata, A. Yamamoto, T. Tanaka, "Rutile Titanium Dioxide Prepared by Hydrogen Reduction of Degussa P25 for Highly Efficient Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution", Catalysis Science & Technology, 6, pp.5693-5699, 2016. https://doi.org/10.1039/C6CY00296J

10) F. Amano, M. Nakata, A. Yamamoto, T. Tanaka, "Effect of Ti3+ Ions and Conduction Band Electrons on Photocatalytic and Photoelectrochemical Activity of Rutile Titania for Water Oxidation", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120 (12), pp.6467-6474, 2016. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b01481

11) F. Amano, B. Ohtani, H. Yoshida, "Role of doped titanium species in the enhanced photoelectrochemical properties of iron oxide films: Comparison between water oxidation and iodide ion oxidation", Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 766, pp.100-106, 2016. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jelechem.2016.02.001

12) H. Hori, M. Takase, F. Amano, B. Ohtani, "Mechanism of the formation of hierarchical-structured bismuth-tungstate photocatalyst particles through counter-flow supply of bismuth and tungsten sources", Chemistry Letters, 44 (12), pp.1723-1725, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1246/cl.150893

13) S. S. Thind, K. Rozic, F. Amano, A. Chen, "Fabrication and photoelectrochemical study of WO3-based bifunctional electrodes for environmental applications", Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 176-177, pp.464-474, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2015.04.033

14) F. Amano, M. Nakata, "High-Temperature Calcination and Hydrogen Reduction of Rutile TiO2: A Method to Improve the Photocatalytic Activity for Water Oxidation", Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 158-159, pp.202-208, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2014.04.025

15) S. Helali, M. I. Polo-Lopez, P. Fernandez-Ibanez, B. Ohtani, F. Amano, S. Malato, C. Guillard, "Solar photocatalysis: A green technology for E. coli contaminated water disinfection. Effect of concentration and different types of suspended catalyst", Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 276, pp.31-40, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2013.11.011

16) F. Amano, M. Nakata, E. Ishinaga, "Photocatalytic Activity of Rutile Titania for Hydrogen Evolution", Chemistry Letters, 43 (4), pp.509-511, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1246/cl.131124

17) F. Amano, T. Ebina, B. Ohtani, "Enhancement of Photocathodic Stability of P-type Copper(I) Oxide Electrodes by Surface Etching Treatment", Thin Solid Films, 550 (1), pp.340-346, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2013.10.122

18) F. Amano, E. Ishinaga, A. Yamakata, "The Effect of Particle Size on the Photocatalytic Activity of WO3 Particles for Water Oxidation", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117 (44), pp.22584-22590, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1021/jp408446u

19) F. Amano, M. Nakata, K. Asami, A. Yamakata, "Photocatalytic Activity of Titania Particles Calcined at High Temperature: Investigating Deactivation", Chemical Physics Letters, 579, pp.111-113, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2013.06.038

20) A. Tanaka, A. Ogino, M. Iwaki, K. Hashimoto, A. Ohnuma, F. Amano, B. Ohtani, H. Kominami, "Gold-Titanium(IV) Oxide Plasmonic Photocatalysts Prepared by a Colloid-Photodeposition Method: Correlation Between Physical Properties and Photocatalytic Activities", Langmuir, 28 (36), pp.13105-13111, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1021/la301944b

21) F. Amano, K. Nogami, B. Ohtani, "Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity of Bismuth-Tungsten Mixed Oxides for Oxidative Decomposition of Acetaldehyde under Visible Light Irradiation", Catalysis Communications, 20, pp.12-16, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catcom.2011.12.038

22) F. Amano, M. Tian, B. Ohtani, A. Chen, "Photoelectrochemical Properties of Tungsten Trioxide Thin Film Electrodes Prepared from Facet-Controlled Rectangular Platelets", Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, 16, pp.1965-1973, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10008-011-1586-2

23) F. Amano, M. Tian, G. Wu, B. Ohtani, A. Chen, "Facile Preparation of Platelike Tungsten Oxide Thin Film Electrodes with High Photoelectrode Activity", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 3, pp.4047-4052, 2011. https://doi.org/10.1021/am200897n

24) F. Amano, T. Ebina, B. Ohtani, "Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Evolution Using Copper-Indium-Sulfide Nanocrystalline Film Electrodes", Electrochemistry, 79, pp.804-806, 2011.

25) F. Amano, A. Yamakata, K. Nogami, M. Osawa, B. Ohtani, "Effect of Photoexcited Electron Dynamics on Photocatalytic Efficiency of Bismuth Tungstate", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115, pp.16598-16605, 2011.

26) F. Amano, D. Li, B. Ohtani, "Photoelectrochemical Property of Tungsten Oxide Films of Vertically Aligned Flakes for Visible-Light-Induced Water Oxidation", Journal of Electrochemical Society, 158, pp.K42-K46, 2011.

27) F. Amano, M. Tanaka, B. Ohtani, "Alkali Metal Ion-Modified Vanadium Mononuclear Complex for Photocatalytic Mineralization of Organic Compounds",Catalysis Letters, 140, pp.27-31, 2010.

28) B. Ohtani, O. O. Prieto-Mahaney, F. Amano, N. Murakami, R. Abe, "What Are Titania Photocatalysts?―An Exploratory Correlation of Photocatalytic Activity with Structural and Physical Properties", Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies, 13, pp.247-261, 2010.

29) F. Amano, T. Yasumoto, O. O. Prieto-Mahaney, S. Uchida, T. Shibayama, Y. Terada, B. Ohtani, "Highly Active Titania Photocatalyst Particles of Controlled Crystal Phase, Size, and Polyhedral Shape", Topics in Catalysis, 53, pp.455-461, 2010.

30) F. Amano, K. Nogami, B. Ohtani, "Correlation between Surface Area and Photocatalytic Activity for Acetaldehyde Decomposition over Bismuth Tungstate Particles with a Hierarchical Structure", Langmuir, 26, pp.7174-7180, 2010.

31) F. Amano, D. Li, B. Ohtani, "Fabrication and Photoelectrochemical Property of Tungsten(VI) Oxide Films with a Flake-Wall Structure", Chemical Communications, 46, pp.2769-2771, 2010.

32) T. Shishido, H. Asakura, F. Amano, T. Sone, S. Yamazoe, K. Kato, K. Teramura, T. Tanaka, "In Situ Time-Resolved Energy-Dispersive XAFS Study on Reduction Behavior of Pt Supported on TiO2 and Al2O3", Catalysis Letters, 131, pp.413-418, 2009.

33) F. Amano, O. O. Prieto-Mahaney, Y. Terada, T. Yasumoto, T. Shibayama, B. Ohtani, "Decahedral Single-Crystalline Particles of Anatase Titanium(IV) Oxide with High Photocatalytic Activity", Chemistry of Materials, 21, pp.2601-2603, 2009.

34) F. Amano, T. Yasumoto, O. O. Prieto-Mahaney, S. Uchida, T. Shibayama, B. Ohtani, "Photocatalytic Activity of Octahedral Single-Crystalline Mesoparticles of Anatase Titanium(IV) Oxide", Chemical Communications, 45, pp.2311-2313, 2009.

35) F. Amano, T. Yasumoto, T. Shibayama, S. Uchida, B. Ohtani, "Nanowire-Structured Titanate with Anatase Titania: Characterization and Photocatalytic Activity", Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 89, pp.583-589, 2009.

36) F. Amano, K. Nogami, B. Ohtani, "Visible Light-Responsive Bismuth Tungstate Photocatalysts: Effects of Hierarchical Architecture on Photocatalytic Activity", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 113, pp.1536-1542, 2009.

37) F. Amano, A. Yamakata, K. Nogami, M. Osawa, B. Ohtani, "Visible Light Responsive Pristine Metal Oxide Photocatalyst: Enhancement of Activity by Crystallization under Hydrothermal Treatment", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 130, pp.17650-17651, 2008.

38) F. Amano, K. Nogami, R. Abe, B. Ohtani, "Preparation and Characterization of Bismuth Tungstate Polycrystalline Flake-ball Particles for Photocatalytic Reactions", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112, pp.9320-9326, 2008.

39) F. Amano, R. Abe, B. Ohtani, "Nitrogen-Doped Titanium(IV) Oxide Particles as a Visible-Light-Responsive Photocatalyst Prepared from Exfoliated Titanate Nanosheets", Transactions Material Research Society of Japan, 33, pp.173-176, 2008.

40) F. Amano, K. Nogami, R. Abe, B. Ohtani, "Facile hydrothermal preparation and photocatalytic activity of bismuth tungstate polycrystalline flake-ball particles", Chemistry Letters, 36, pp.1314-1315, 2007.

41) F. Amano, T. Yamaguchi, T. Tanaka, "Effect of alkali-ion-doping on the local structure and the photocatalytic properties of alumina-supported vanadium oxides", Catalysis Today, 120, pp.126-132, 2007.

42) F. Amano, T. Tanaka, "Propylene oxide synthesis and selective oxidation over supported metal oxide photocatalysts with molecular oxygen", Chemistry Letters, 35(5), pp.468-473, 2006.

43) F. Amano, T. Yamaguchi, T. Tanaka, "Photocatalytic oxidation of propylene with molecular oxygen over highly dispersed titanium, vanadium, and chromium oxides on silica" Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 110(1), pp.281-288, 2006.

44) F. Amano, S. Suzuki, T. Yamamoto, T. Tanaka, "One-electron reducibility of isolated copper oxide on alumina for selective NO-CO reaction", Applied Catalysis B-Environmental, 64, pp.282-289, 2006.

45) F. Amano, T. Tanaka, "Modification of photocatalytic center for photo-oxidation of propylene by rubidium ion addition to V2O5/SiO2", Catalysis Communications, 6(4), pp.269-273, 2005.

46) F. Amano, T. Ito, S. Takenaka, T. Tanaka, "Selective photocatalytic oxidation of light alkanes over alkali ion modified V2O5/SiO2; kinetics and reaction mechanism", Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109(21), pp.10973-10977, 2005.

47) F. Amano, T. Tanaka, T. Funabiki, "Steady-state photocatalytic epoxidation of propene by O2 over V2O5/SiO2 photocatalysts", Langmuir, 20(10), pp.4236-4240, 2004.

48) F. Amano, T. Tanaka, T. Funabiki, "Auto-reduction of Cu(II) species supported on Al2O3 to Cu(I) by thermovacuum treatment", Journal of Molecular Catalysis A-Chemical, 221, pp.89-95, 2004.

49) T. Yamamoto, T. Tanaka, R. Kuma, S. Suzuki, F. Amano, Y. Shimooka, Y. Kohno, T. Funabiki, S. Yoshida, "NO reduction with CO in the presence of O2 over Al2O3-supported and Cu-based catalysts", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 4, pp.2449-2458, 2002.


1) Nguyen Thi Thu Trang, Fumiaki Amano, Nguyen Van Hieu, Tran Quang Vinh, Nguyen Hong Khanh, Nguyen Minh Tan, and Le Thi Hoai Nam, "Studies on Characterization and Evaluation of Photocatalytic Activities of Metals Doped TiO2 in Degradation of Dyes", Proceedings of The 4th International Workshop on Nanotechnology and Application - IWNA 2013, (2013)

2) F. Amano, D. Li, B. Ohtani, "Tungsten(VI) Oxide Flake-Wall Film Electrodes for Photoelectrochemical Oxygen Evolution from Water" 17th ECS Meeting, ECS Transactions, 28(17), pp.127-133 (2010)

3) B. Ohtani, O. O. Prieto-Mahaney, D. Li, F. Amano, R. Abe, "Photocatalytic Activity of Anatase and Rutile Titanium(IV) Oxide: A Fundamental Study", Proceedings of First International Workshop on Advanced Redox Technologies in the Environment, Arte2009-0141-O (2009)

4) T. Shishido, F. Amano, T. Sone, S. Yamazoe, K. Kato, K. Teramura, T. Tanaka, "Energy-Dispersive XAFS Study on Reduction Behavior of Pt Supported on TiO2 and Al2O3", 13th International Conference on X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (XAFS13), AIP Conference Proceedings, 882, pp.690-692 (2007)