Proceedings in International Conferences

    52. °»Nanodiamond Hydrogels as Efficient and Biocompatible Transmembrane Drug Carriers,°… Huang, H.; Pierstorff, E.; Ōsawa, E.; Ho, D. submitted to IEEE Symposium, Singapore 2007.

    50. °»Recent Developments in Detonation Nanodiamond,°… Ōsawa, E. in °∆4th International Conference on Materials Processing for Properties and Performance (MP3-IV)°«, Khor, K. A.; Hanada, K.; Sano, T.; Matsumuro, A.; Eiju, T. (Eds.), Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2005, Tsukuba, Japan, Nat. Inst. Adv. Mater. Sci. Technol., 2005, p. 337-340.

    49. °»Disintegration and Purification of Crude Aggregates of Detonation Nanodiamond – A Few Remarks on Nano Methodology°…, Ōsawa, E. in 'Synthesis, Properties and Applications of Ultrananocrystalline Diamond,°« Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Ultrananocrystalline Diamond, June 7-10, 2004, St. Petersburg, Russia, Gruen, D.; Vul°«, Ya. A.; Shenderova, O. (Eds.), NATO Science Series, Series II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Vol. 192, Springer: Dortrecht, 2005, p. 231-240.

    Patents (including those under application)

    10b. °»Ultra-Dispersed Nanocarbon and Method for Preparing the Same°…, Kataoka, F.; Ōsawa, E.; Fujino, T.; Takahashi, M.; Idehara, O.; Terajima, A.; Inoue, Y.; Yokota, S.; Kawasaki, K. US Patent Application No. 10/847,453. May 17, 2004. Priority Claimed by JapanesePatent Appl. No. 2003-141618 (May 20, 2003). Disclosed on Jan. 31, 2005 as Publication No. US-2005-0008560-A1.

    10a. °»Ultra-Dispergierter Nano-Kohlenstoff und Verfahren zur seiner Herstellung°…, Kataoka, F.; Ōsawa, E.; Fujino, T.; Takahashi, M.; Idehara, O.; Terajima, A.; Inoue, Y.; Yokota, S.; Kawasaki, K. German Patent Application No. DE 102004025048.0, May 17, 2004, Priority Claimed by JapanesePatent Appl. No. 2003-141618 (May 20, 2003).

    7b. °»Method for Preparing Nano-Sized Particulate Graphite°…, Ōsawa, E. Application No. US 09/926626 (November 27, 2001), Patent No. US 6,692,718 B1 (February 17, 2004).

    7a. °»Method for Preparing Nano-Size Particulate Graphite°…, Applicant: Ōsawa E. EP 1,205,437A1, PCT/JP00/03391, WO 00/73206, Priority: 27.05.1999 JP 14762699.

    Books and Book Chapters

    36. °∆Perspectives of Fullerene Nanotechnology,°« Ōsawa, E. (Ed), Proceedings of International Fullerenes Workshop 2001, Tokyo, Kluwer Academic Publishers; Dordrecht, 2002, 367 pages.

    23. °∆Carbon Nanotechnology°«, Dai, L. (Ed.), Chapt. 6, °»Carbon blacks as the source materials for carbon nanotechnology,°… Ozawa, M.; Ōsawa, E. p.127-151, Elsevier: Amsterdam, 2006. (pdf)

    Original papers

    278. °»Differential Biocompatibility of Carbon Nanotubes and Nanodiamonds in Neuroblastoma Cells,°… Schrand, A. M.; Murdock, R. C.; Ōsawa, E.; Schlager, J. J.; Hussain, S. M.; Dai, L. submitted for publication in Diam. Rel. Mater.

    277. °»Solution-phase 13C-NMR spectroscopy of detonation nanodiamond,°… Komatsu, N.; Kadota, N.; Kimura, T.; Ōsawa E. submitted for publication in Diam. Rel. Mater.

    276. °»Grafting detonation nanodiamond with m-poly(etherketone) in polyphosphoric acid,°… Wang, D. H.; Tan, L.-S.; Huang, H.; Dai, L.; Ōsawa E. manuscript in preparation.

    275. °»Nanophase of water in nanodiamond gel,°… Korobov M. V., Avramenko N. V.; Rozhkova N. V., Ōsawa E. J. Phys. Chem. C in press .

    274. °»Correlation between viscosity and absorption of electromagnetic waves in an aqueous ultrananocrystalline diamond suspension,°… Vul°«, A. Y.; Eydelman, E. D.; Inakuma, M.; Ōsawa, E. submitted for publication in Diam. & Rel. Mater.

    273. °»TEM studies of nanocarbons and nanodiamonds (ND): mechanical milling of ND and Cu,°… Yamamoto, K.; Taguchi, T.; Hanada, K.; Ōsawa, E.; Inakuma, M.; Livramento, V.; Correia, J. B.; Shohoji, N. submitted for publication in Diam. & Rel. Mater.

    272. °»Recent progress and perspectives in single-digit-nano diamond,°… Ōsawa, E. submitted for publication in Diam. & Rel. Mater.

    271. °»Updated report on conversion of nano-carbon to nano-onions and buckydiamonds with low energy electron beam irradiation,°… Uemura, K.; Ōsawa, E.; Raharjo, P.; Koval, N. N. submitted for publication in Diam. & Rel. Mater.

    270. °»Spinning-induced enrichment of nanodiamonds in polymer/nanodiamond fibers and thin film,°… Huang, H.; Dai, L.; Ōsawa, E. submitted for publication.

    269. °»Preparation and behaviors of brownish clear nanodiamond colloids,°… Ozawa, M.; Inakuma, M.; Takahashi, M.; Kataoka, F.; Krüger, A.; Ōsawa, E. Adv. Mater. in press.

    268. °»Interaction of nanodiamond with in situ generated sp-carbon chains probed by Raman spectroscopy°…, Kavan, L.; Zukalova, M.; Kalbac, M.; Ōsawa, E.; Dunsch, L. Carbon 2006, 44, 3113-3118. (pdf)

    267. °»Are diamond nanoparticles cytotoxic?°…, Schrand, A. M.; Huang, H.; Carlson, C.; Schlager, J. J.; Ōsawa, E.; Hussain, S. M.; Dai, L.; J. Phys. Chem. B. 2007, 111[1], 2-7. (pdf)

    266. °»Large-scale self-assembly of dispersed nanodiamonds°…, Huang, H.; Dai, L.; Wang, D.; Tan, L.-S.; Ōsawa, E. manuscript in preparation.

    265°•°»Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Study of Ultrananocrystalline Diamonds,°… Panich, A. M.; Shames, A. I.; Vieth, H.-M.; Takahashi, M.; Ōsawa, E.; Vul°«, A. Ya. Eur. J. Phys. B, 2006, 52, 397-402. (pdf)

    264. °»Adsorption characteristics of nanodiamond for oxoacid anions and their application to the selective preconcentration of tungstate in water samples,°… Sakurai, H.; Ebihara, N.; Ōsawa, E.; Takahashi, M.; Fujinami, M.; Oguma, K. Anal. Sci. 2006, 22, 357-362.

    263. °»Nanodiamond as an effective component for nanocopper alloy,°… Livramento, V.; Correia, J. B.; Shohoji, N.; Ōsawa, E. Diamond & Rel. Mater. 2007, 6[2] 202-204. (pdf)

    262. °»Shape/size-controlled syntheses of metal nanoparticles for site-selective modification of carbon nanotubes,°… Qu, L.; Dai, L.; Anderson, D.; Ōsawa, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 5523-5532.

    261. °»Quasielastic neutron scattering on the aqueous nanodiamond dispersion,°… Blagoveshensky, N. M.; Novikov, A. G.; Puchkov, A. V.; Ōsawa, E.; Rozhkova, N. N. submitted for publication (F-11825).

    260. °»A stable suspension of single ultrananocrystalline diamond particles°…, Eidelman, E.D.; Siklitsky, V.I.; Sharonova, L.V.; Yagovkina, M.A.; Vul°«, A. Ya; Takahashi, £Õ.; Inakuma, M.; Ōsawa, E. Diamond & Rel. Mater. 2005, 14, 1765-1769.

    259. °»Unusually tight aggregation in detonation nanodiamond: identification and disintegra-

    gration,°… Krüger, A.; Kataoka, F.; Ozawa, M.; Aksenskii, A.; Vul°«, Y. A.; Fjino, Y.; Suzuki, A.; Ōsawa, E. Carbon 2005, 43[6], 1722-1730. (pdf)

    258. °»Reversible hydrogen chemisorption at near-ambient temperatures and pressures on unsaturated and aromatic hydrocarbon complexes with finely divided metals,°… Davydov, V. Ya.; Sheppard, N.; Ōsawa, E. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 2004, 29, 1157-1164.

    257. °»Rigid crystalline phases of polymerized fullerenes,°… Berber, S.; Ōsawa, E.; Tomanek, D. Phys. Rev. B, 2004, 70, 085417; Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, 2004, September 13

    256. °»Microscopic mechanism of fullerene fusion,°… Han, S.; Yoon, M.; Berber, S.; Park, N.; Ōsawa, E.; Ihm, J.; Tomanek, D. Phys. Rev. Lett. 2004, B70, 113402.

    255. °»Packing and Fusion of Fullerenes in Nanotube Peapods,°… Yoon, M.; Berber, S.; Han S.; Park, N.; Ōsawa, E.; Ihm, J.; Tománek, D. submitted for publication in Chem. Phys. Lett.

    254. °»The zipper mechanism of nanotube fusion: theory and experiment°…, Yoon, M.; Han, S.; Kim, G.; Lee, S.; Ōsawa, E.; Ihm, J.; Terrones, M.; Banhart, F.; Charlier, J.-C.; Grobert, N.; Terrones, H.; Ajayan, P. M.; Tomanek, D. Phys. Rev. Lett. 2004, 92, 075504.

    253. °»Ferromagnetic Carbon Nanofoam,°… Rode, A. V.; Gamaly, E. G.; Christy, A. G.; Hyde, S. T.; Elliman, R. G.; Luther-Davies, B.; Veinger, A. I.; Giapintzakis, J.; Androulakis, J.; Part, N.; Yoon, M.; Berber, S.; Ihm, J.; Ōsawa, E.; Tomanek, D. submitted for publication.

    252. °»Occurrence and lithofacies of Shungite: Early Protezoic carbon-rich rocks from Karelia, Northwestern Russia,°… Yoshida, K.; Chijiwa, K.; Hoyanagi, K.; Tanaka, K.; Yokoi, I.; Yanagisawa, K.; Ito, A.; Ōsawa, E. J. Geolog. Soc. Japan 2004, 110, xx-yy.

    251. °»Magnetism in all-carbon structures with negative Gaussian curvature,°… Park, N.; Yoon, M.; Berber, S.; Ihm, J.; Ōsawa, E.; Tomanek, D. Phys. Rev. Lett. 2003, 91, 237204.

    250. °»An Infrared Spectroscopic Study of the Hydrogenation and Dehydrogenation of the Complexes of Aromatic Compounds and of Fullerene C60 with Silica-Supported Platinum,°… Davydov, V. Ya.; Sheppard, N.; Ōsawa, E. J. Catalysis 2002, 211, 42-52.

    249. °»Defects and Impurities in Nanodiamonds: EPR, NMR and TEM Study°…, Shames, A. I.; Panich, A. M.; Kempinski, W.; Alexenskii, A. E.; Baidakova, M. V.; Dideikin, A. T.; Osipov, V. Yu.; Siklitski, V. I.; Ōsawa, E.; Ozawa, M.; Vul, A. Ya. J. Phys. Chem. Solids, 2002, 63, 1993-2001. (pdf)

    248. °»Continuously Growing Spiral Carbon Nanoparticles as the Intermediates in the Formation of Fullerenes and Nano-onions,°… Ozawa, M.; Goto, H.; Kusunoki, M.; Ōsawa, E. J. Phys. Chem. B,. 2002, 106[29], 7135-7138.

    On-Going Projects

    (1) Diamond from explosives pdf
    Almost completed. Commercialization in progress in cooperation with Nippon Kayaku Company Limited.

    (2) Diamond from soot pdf
    In a preliminary stage

    (3)Applications of dispersed single-digit nanodiamond particles
    Well In progress

    (4) Basic studies on nanocarbon colloids
    Well In progress

    Major Accomplishments

    (1) °»Production, Purification and Applications of NanoAmando®, the Dispersed Smallest Single-nano Diamond Particles°…
    2002 July °° Abnormally strong aggregation (later named as agglutination) among the primary crystallites of detonation nanodiamond recognized.
    2002 October °° Agglutinates were successfully disintegrated by milling with stirred microbeads, but the primary particles thus obtained were black.
    2004 October °° Sales of NanoAmando®B samples began.
    2006 January °° Exclusive liscence for the manufacture of dispersed detonation nanodiamond particles granted to Nippon Kayaku Co.
    2006 June °° The reason of black coloration was clarified, and discoloration method discovered.
    2006 July °° Remarkable performance of NanoAmando® as the seeds of CVD diamond growth was discovered.

    (2) °»Diamond from Soot°…
    2006 August °° Carbon nano-onion particles were produced by irradiation of isomorphous graphite crucible with a high-density electron emitter (HDEE).
    2007 March °° A HDEE equipment was acquired by support from NEDO.

    Acquired Research Grants on Competitive Basis Since 2002

    (1) 2003 NEDO Developmental Fund for Industrial Technology (Support for Venture Originating from Universities)
    °»Diamond from Explosive°…

    (2) 2003 Sunflower Venture support from Chiba Bank
    °»High-Purity Ultradisperses Nanodiamond°…

    (3) 2004-2007 NEDO International Cooperative Grant° NEDO Grant, 2004IT081)
    °»Comprehensive Research on Novel Nano/Submicron Carbon Particles: Buckyonion and Buckydiamonds°…

    (4) 2004 Creative R&D for New Industry from Chiba Prefecture
    °»Development of Disintegration Technique generally Application to Nano Aggregates and Preparation of Composites Containing Nano-dispersed Strengthening Component°…

    Contracted Academic and Official Organizations for Cooperative Research

    Sinshu University
    Tokyo Institute of Technology
    Japan Atomic Energy Research Association
    Universität Mainz
    University of Dayton
    Northwestern University
    Ioffe Physico-Technical Research Institute
    Moscow State University
    Karelia Geological Research Institute
    Ben-Gurion University of Negev
    and others.