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2022

  • 23 June 2022
    Kosmas Prassides gave an online invited lecture entitled “Searching for the Hebel-Slichter coherence peak across the superconductivity dome of fullerides” at the Superstripes 2022 International Conference held in Frascati, Rome, Italy.
  • 27 May 2022
    Kosmas Prassides gave a seminar entitled “Superconductivity and quantum magnetism in π-electron systems: a personal ongoing voyage into the unexpected” at the Department of Chemistry University of Crete, Greece, held online.
  • 1 April 2022
    Bachelor (B4) students Kyohei Kawamura, Ryuhei Mimura, and Tsutomu Uraji joined our laboratory. Akane Matsumoto, Marina Nishiura, and Mizuki Suzuki continue their research as Masters (M1) students. Keisuke Matsui and Naoya Yoshikane continue their research as Doctoral D1 and D2 students, respectively.
  • 24 March 2022
    Keisuke Matsui (M2 postgraduate student) was presented with the Department of Materials Science award ― Bronze Medal ― for his presentation “Pentavalent C60 – a new family of fullerides with rich structural diversity”.
    Tomoaki Fushimi (M2 postgraduate student) was presented with an award from the Department of Materials Science for his presentation “Spontaneous magnetovolume effects in Prussian blue analogue molecular magnets”.
    Mizuki Suzuki (B4 student) was presented with an award from the Department of Materials Science for his presentation “Exploration of the Calcium-C60 Binary Phase Field”.
    Marina Nishiura (B4 student) was presented with an award from the Department of Materials Science for her presentation “Structural control of Prussian blue analogues by alkali metal substitution”.
  • 24 March 2022
    Today Tomoaki Fushimi (M2 student) from our laboratory successfully completed his Masters’ degree studies. Keisuke Matsui (M2 student) continues his research as a Doctoral student. Three B4 students – Mizuki Suzuki, Marina Nishiura, and Akane Matsumoto also graduated successfully and continue their research as Masters students.
  • 8 March 2022
    Our congratulations go to Keisuke Matsui (D1 doctoral student from April 1, 2022) who was awarded a 3-year Rhizome Fellowship for the duration of his doctoral studies.
  • 21,22 February 2022
    Three B4 students gave their final presentation for Bachelor’s degree ― “Exploration of the Calcium-C60 Binary Phase Field” (Mizuki Suzuki), “Structural control of Prussian blue analogues by alkali metal substitution” (Marina Nishiura) and “ab initio structural investigation of C60/PAH co-adducts – new structures from powder diffraction data” (Akane Matsumoto).
  • 14,15 February 2022
    Two M2 students gave their final presentation for Master’s degree ― “Spontaneous magnetovolume effects in Prussian blue analogue molecular magnets” (Tomoaki Fushimi) and “Pentavalent C60 – a new family of fullerides with rich structural diversity” (Keisuke Matsui).
  • 11 February 2022
    A paper entitled “Pressure effects on the crystal structure of the cubic metallofullerene salt [Li@C60][PF6] to 12 GPa was published in Materials Today Communications.