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Order parameters for the multistep crystallization of clathrate hydrates is now published

Last update: August 18, 2011

A new paper by Matsumoto and coauthors is now published in J. Chem. Phys.   Order parameters for the multistep crystallization of clathrate hydrates Liam C. Jacobson, Masakazu Matsumoto, and Valeria Molinero, J. Chem. Phys. 135, 074501 (2011) [Detail]

A Recent Work Published in J. Phys. Chem. B

Last update: June 24, 2011

On the Structure Selectivity of Clathrate Hydrates  Masakazu Matsumoto and Hideki Tanaka Journal of Physical Chemistry B Just Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1021/jp203478z Publication Date (Web): May 28, 2011 Copyright © 2011 American Chemical Society Abstract: We propose a strategic method to search for a new clathrate hydrate by investigating the selectivity of its crystalline structure, which has been expected to depend mostly on the guest species and less ... [Detail]

A recent work published in Physical Review B

Last update: June 24, 2011

"Thermodynamic stability of hydrogen hydrades of ice Ic and II structures" Physical Review B, 82, 144105 (2010) Lukman Hakim, Kenichiro Koga, and Hideki Tanaka   -------------------------------------------------- * Abstract * -------------------------------------------------- The occupancy of hydrogen inside the voids of ice Ic and ice II, which gives two stable hydrogen hydrate compounds at high pressure and temperature, has been examined using a hybrid grand-can ... [Detail]

A recent work published in Phys. Rev. Lett.

Last update: June 24, 2011

"Phase behavior of different forms of ice filled with hydrogen molecules"L. Hakim, K. Koga, and H. Tanaka, Phys. Rev. Lett., 104, 115701 (2010). [Detail]

A recent work published in Physica A

Last update: June 24, 2011

"Novel neon-hydrate of cubic ice structure" L. Hakim, K. Koga, and H. Tanaka, Physica A, 389, 1834-1838 (2010). [Detail]

"Augmented stability of hydrogen clathrate hydrates by weakly polar molecules" is now published

Last update: January 22, 2010

Augmented stability of hydrogen clathrate hydrates by weakly polar moleculesT. Nakayama, K. Koga, and H. Tanaka, J. Chem. Phys., 131, 214506-1-10 (2009). [Detail]

Ishizaki earned an award

Last update: January 22, 2010

Mario Ishizaki -2nd MC student- won the best poster award in the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Molecular Simulation Society of Japan (MSSJ, in Nagoya). Congratulations! http://locs.bw.nitech.ac.jp/mssj23/index.html [Detail]

Hamada and Takaiwa on Their Thesis Defence

Last update: January 27, 2010

Hamada and Takaiwa were set off for their Ph.D thesis defense today (2009/2/19). In a 45 minutes battle ground, with other professors on the opposite line, Hamada was defending his dissertation: "Effects of the pore-size, dimensionality, and wall-particle interaction on confined fluid", followed by Takaiwa with his dissertation: "Structure and phase behavior of quasi-one dimensional water. " [Detail]

Phase diagram of water in carbon nanotubes is now published

Last update: March 4, 2010

Procedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United Status of America (impact factor: 9.643) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 105, 39-43 (2008). Phase diagram of water in carbon nanotubes Daisuke Takaiwa, Itaru Hatano, Kenichiro Koga, and Hideki Tanaka Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Okayama University, Okayama 700-8530, Japan [Detail]

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