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[Jan.]The First Nanodiamond Symposium in MRS 2012

°¶The First Nanodiamond Symposium FF °»Nanodiamond and Related Materials°ĹFrom Basic Science to Applications°… to be held in MRS 2012 Spring Meeting.
Venue: Hotel Marriott Marquis, Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
Date: April 9-13, 2012
Program: About 70 papers will be presented in four days (April 10-13).
Four invited lecturers are from Japan: Prof. Yousuke Yoshinari (Kyoto University), Prof. Stephan Irle (Nagoya University), Dr. H. Omori (RIKEN) and Prof. S. Mori (Iwate University). There will be about dozen more invited lectures. In addition to this, 50 other symposia go parallel attended by more than 5000 participants. Discount lodging available. For details, see

°¶The latest review article on nanodiamond printed this month.
Mochalin, V.; Shenderova, O.; Ho, D.; Gogotsi, Y. °»The properties and applications of nanodiamonds,°… Nature Nanotechnol. 2012 [1], 11-23.


°¶Publication of Research Paper:
(1) Ōsawa, E. °»Dynamic mechanism of C60 Formation and afterward (in Japanese),°… J. Comput. Chem. Jpn., 2011, 10, A31-38.
°¶R&D Grant Contracted
(1) JST A-STEP, Feasibility stage, Seeds-manifestation type, No. AS2321334C, °»Conception of nanospacer lubrication and its developments,°… February 2012 to January 2013. Joint with Prof. S. Mori and Dr. T. Nanao, Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Iwate University, Morioka.