Published Papers



  • S. K. Ujjain, A. Bagusetty,  Y. Matsuda, H. Tanaka, P. Ahuja, C. de Tomas, M. Sakai, F. Vallejos-Burgos, R. Futamura, I. Suarez-Martinez, M. Matsukata, A. Kodama, G. Garberoglio, Y. Gogotsi,, J. K. Johnson, K. Kaneko. ”Adsorption separation of heavier isotope gases in subnanometer carbon pores”Nature Commun. (2021), 12, p546
  • Y. Yoshikawa, K. Teshima, R. Futamura, H. Tanaka, T. Iiyama, K. Kaneko. “Structural adsorption mechanism of chloroform in narrow micropores of pitch-based activated carbon fibres” Carbon (2o21), 171, pp681-688


  • R. Futamura, Y. Takasaki, H. Otsuka, S. Ozeki, K. Kaneko, T. Iiyama. “Configurational evidence for antiferromagnetic interaction in disordered magnetic ionic liquids by X-ray scattering-aided hybrid reverse Monte Carlo simulation.” J. Mol. Liq. (2020) 311, p113321.
  • Y. Kamijyou, D. Stevic, R. Kukobat, K. Urita, N. Chotimah, Y. Hattori, R. Futamura, F. Vallejos-Brugos, I. Moriguchi, S. Utsumi, T. Sakai, K. Kaneko, “Mesoscopic cage-like structured single-wall carbon nanotube cryogels” Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. (2020),293, p109814.
  • P. Kowalczyk, E. Z. Pina-Salazar, J. J. K. Kirkensgaard, A. P. Terzyk, R. Futamura, T. Hayashi, E. Osawa K. Kaneko, A. Ciach. “Reconstructing the fractal clusters of detonation nanodiamonds from small-angle X-ray scattering” Carbon (2020), 169, pp349-356
  • H. Ito, F. Vallejos-Burgos, Y. Ono, M. Yoshimoto, K. Kaneko, R. Futamura, T. Iiyama, A. Matsumoto. “Isotope effect on adsorption diffusivity of water molecules in hydrophobic carbon micropores” Carbon (2020), 168, pp415-418
  • Y. Yoshikawa, K. Teshima, R. Futamura, H. Tanaka, A. V. Neimark, K. Kaneko. “Structural mechanism of reactivation with steam of pitch-based activated carbon fibers” J. Collid. Interfe. Sci. (2020), 578, pp422-430
  • S. Utsumi, S. Tanaka, K. Maruyama, N. Hatakeyama, K. Itoh, J. Koike, A. Horikawa, H. Iriyama, H. Kanamaru, Y. Amako, T. Iiyama, R. Futamura, R. Kiyanagi, A. Nakao, K. Moriyama, Y. Ishikawa, N. Momozawa.  “Flux Growth and Magnetic Properties of Helimagnetic Hexagonal Ferrite Ba(Fe1-xScx)(12)O-19 Single Crystals” ACS Omega (2020), 5, pp24890-24897


  • P. Ahuja, S. Akiyama, S. K. Ujjain, R. Kokobat, F. Vallejos-Burgos, R. Futamura, T. Hayashi, M. Kimura, D. Tomanek, K. Kaneko, “A water-resilient carbon nanotube based strain sensor for monitoring structural integrity” J. Mater. Chem. A (2019), 34, pp19996-20005.
  • F. Khoerunnisa, R. Futamura, S. Mukai, T. Konishi, T. Fujikawa and K. Kaneko, “X-ray absorption anomaly of well-characterized multiwall carbon nanotubes” Carbon (2019), 145, pp209-217.
  • E.-Z. Piña-Salazar, K. Sagisaka, Y. Hattori, T. Sakai, R. Futamura, E. Õsawa and K. Kaneko, “Electrical conductivity changes of water-adsorbed nanodiamonds with thermal treatment” Chem. Phys. Lett. X, (2019) 2, 100018.
  • E.-Z. Piña-Salazar, T. Sakai, E. Õsawa, R. Futamura and K. Kaneko, “Unusual hygroscopic nature of nanodiamonds in comparison with well-known porous materials” J. Colloid Interface Sci. (2019)549, pp133-139.
  • N. Tanigaki, K. Murata, R. Kukobat, R. Futamura, T. Hayashi and K. Kaneko, “Electric field assisted ion adsorption with nanoporous SWCNT electrodes.” Adsorption (2019) 25, pp1035-1041.



  • A. D. Putri, N. Chotimah, S. K. Ujjain, S. Wang, R. Futamura, F. Vallejos-Burgos, Fitri Khoerunnisa M. Morimoto, Z. Wang, Y. Hattori, T. Sakai, K. Kaneko. “Charge-transfer mediated nanopore-controlled pyrene derivatives/graphene colloids” Carbon (2018) 139, pp 512-521.
  • E. Z. Pina-Salazar, R. Kukobat, R. Futamura, T. Hayashi, S. Toshio, E. Ōsawa, K. Kaneko. “Water-selective adsorption sites on detonation nanodiamonds” Carbon (2018) 139, pp 853-860.


  • R. Futamura, T. Iiyama, Y. Takasaki, Y. Gogotsi, M. J. Biggs, M. Salanne, J. Ségalini, P. Simon, K. Kaneko. “Partial breaking of the Coulombic ordering of ionic liquids confined in carbon nanopores.” Nat. Mater. (2017) 16, pp1225-1231.
  • N. Chotimah, A. D. Putri, Y. Ono, S. Kento, Y. Hattori, S. Wang, R. Futamura, K. Urita, F. Vallejos-Burgos, I. Moriguchi, M. Morimoto, R. T. Cimino, A. V. Neimark, T. Sakai, K. Kaneko. “Nanoporosity change on elastic relaxation of partially folded graphene monoliths.” Langmuir (2017) 33, pp14565-14570.
  • Y. Ono, R. Futamura, Y. Hattori, T. Sakai, K. Kaneko. “Adsorption-desorption mediated separation of low concentrated D2O from water with hydrophobic activated carbon fiber” J. Coll. Interf. Sci. (2017) 508, pp14-17.
  • E. Z. Pina-Salazar, K. Urita, T. Hayashi, R. Futamura, F. Vallejos-Burgos, J. Wloch, P. Kowalczyk, M. Wisniewski, T. Sakai, I. Moriguchi, A. P. Terzyk, E. Osawa, K. Kaneko. “Water adsorption property of hierarchically nanoporous detonation nanodiamonds.” Langmuir (2017) 33, pp11180-11188.
  • M. Yoshimoto, R. Futamura, A. Hoshikawa, T. Ishigaki, T. Uchida, T. Iiyama. “Unusually Stable Plastic Crystal Phase of CCl4 Confined in Graphitic Slit-Shaped Micropores from Neutron Diffraction.” Chem. Lett. (2017) 46, 923-925.
  • Y. Ono, R. Futamura, Y. Hattori, S. Utsumi, T. Sakai, K. Kaneko. “Isotope effect on water adsorption on hydrophobic carbons of different nanoporosities.” Carbon (2017) 119, pp 251-256.
  • S. Wang, Z. Wang, R. Futamura, M. Endo, K. Kaneko. “Highly microporous-graphene aerogel monolith of unidirectional honeycomb macro-textures.”Chem. Phys. Lett. (2017) 673, pp 38-4.


  • S. Wang, R. Futamura, K. Kaneko. “Cluster-associated filling of water molecules in graphene-based mesopores.” Adsorption (2016) 22, pp 1035-1042.
  • R. Kukobatt, T. Hayashi, T. Matsuda, M. Sunaga, T. Sakai, R. Futamura, K. Kaneko. “Zn/Al complex-SWCNT ink for transparent and conducting homogeneous films by scalable bar coating method.” Chem. Phys. Lett. (2016) 650, pp 113-118.
  • R. Kukobatt, T. Hayashi, T. Matsuda, M. Sunaga, R. Futamura, T. Sakai, K. Kaneko. “Essential Role of Viscosity of SWCNT Inks in Homogeneous Conducting Film Formation.” Langmuir (2016) 31, pp 6909-6916.
  • A. Morelos-Gómez, M. Fujishige, S. Magdalena Vega-Díaz, I. Ito, T. Fukuyo, R. Cruz-Silva,bc F. Tristán-López,c K. Fujisawa, T. Fujimori, R. Futamura, K. Kaneko, K. Takeuchi, T. Hayashi, Y. A. Kim, M. Terrones, M. Endo, M. S. Dresselhaush. “High electrical conductivity of double-walled carbon nanotube fibers by hydrogen peroxide treatments.” J. Mater. Chem. A (2016) 4, pp 74-82


  • R. Futamura, S. Ozeki, T. Iiyama. “An X-ray investigation of the adsorption of methane, water, and their mixtures in carbon micropores.” Carbon (2015) 85, pp 8-15.
  • A. Silvestre-Albero, J. Silvestre-Albero, M. Martínez-Escandell, R. Futamura, T. Itoh, K. Kaneko, F. Rodríguez-Reinoso. “Non-porous reference carbon for N2 (77.4 K) and Ar (87.3 K) adsorption.” Carbon (2014) 66, pp 699-704.
  • R. Futamura, M. Jorge, J. R. B. Gomes. “Role of the organic linker in the early stages of the templated synthesis of PMOs.” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2013) 15, pp 6166-6169.
  • R. Futamura, M. Jorge, J. R. B. Gomes. “Structures and energetics of organosilanes in the gaseous phase: a computational study.”  Theor. Chem. Acc. (2013) 132, pp 1323-1332.
  • K. Kaneko, F. Khoerunnisa, D. Minami, R. Futamura, A. Watanabe, Y. Hanzawa, T. Suzuki. “Noticeable Reverse Shift in the Melting Temperatures of Benzene and Carbon Tetrachloride Confined within the Micropores and Mesopores of Hydrophobic Carbons.” Adsorpt. Sci.Technol. (2013) 31, pp 145-152.
  • T. Fujimori, A. Morelos-Gomez, Z. Zhu, H. Muramatsu, R. Futamura, K. Urita, M. Terrones, T. Hayashi, M. Endo, S. Y. Hong, Y. C. Choi, D. Tomanek, K. Kaneko. “Conducting linear chains of sulphur inside carbon nanotubes.” Nat. Commun. (2013) 4, p 2162.
  • R. Futamura, T. Iiyama, A. Hamasaki, S. Ozeki. “Small- and Large- angle X-ray Scattering Studies of Nanometer-order Sulfuric Acid Solution in Carbon Micropores.” Chem. Lett. (2012) 41, pp 159-161.
  • R. Futamura, T. Iiyama, A. Hamasaki, S. Ozeki. “Negative thermal expansion of water in hydrophobic nanospaces.” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2012) 14, pp 981-986.
  • T. Iiyama, F. Fujisaki, R. Futamura, A. Hamasaki, S. Ozeki, A. Hoshikawa, T. Ishigaki. “Structure Determination of Hydrogen-bonding Networkof Water in Hydrophobic Nanospace by Neutron and X-ray Diffractions.” Chem. Lett. (2012) 41, pp 1267-1269.