PEOPLE

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Yuko UENO

Alumnus Postdoctoral Fellow
yyamamichi@lbl.gov
ueno@aecl.ntt.co.jp

University of California at Berkeley
201 Gilman Hall Berkeley CA 94720

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road, MS 2R0400 Berkeley CA 94720
http://www-cxro.lbl.gov/

NTT Microsystem Integration Laboratories
3-1 Morinosato Wakamiya Atsugi Kanagawa 243-0198 JAPAN
http://www.ntt.co.jp/milab/en/index.html

Education
D. Sc., M. Sc., and B. Sc., in Chemistry, The University of Tokyo, Japan (2002, 1997, and 1995)

Employment
1997 – Present: NTT (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation), Japan
http://www.ntt.co.jp/RD/OFIS/Entop.html

Research Project
Characterizations of diamondoid molecules and thin-films initiated by diamondoid

Past Research
Development of environmental micro gas sensors and fabrication of the microfluidic devices
Analysis of functions of nano-porous materials as gas-selective adsorbents
Analysis of the structure of the molecules adsorbed on nano-porous materials

List of Publications
1. Y. Ueno, A. Tate, O. Niwa “Benzene Selective Adsorbent using Organic-group-modified Mesoporous Silicates” in submitting.

2. Y. Ueno, A. Tate, O. Niwa, H. S. Zhou, T. Yamada, I. Honma “High benzene selectivity of mesoporous silicate for BTX gas sensing microfluidic devices” Anal. Bio. Chem. in press.

3. Y. Ueno, T. Horiuchi, A. Tate, O. Niwa, H. S. Zhou, T. Yamada, I. Honma “Effect of Calcination Temperature of Self-ordered Mesoporous Silicate on Adsorption Character of Aromatic Hydrocarbons” New. J. Chem. in press.

4. Y. Ueno, A. Tate, O. Niwa, H. S. Zhou, T. Yamada, I. Honma “High benzene selectivity of uniform sub-nanometer sized pores of self-ordered mesoporous silicate” Chem. Commun. 2004, 06, 746 – 747.

5. Y. Kobayashi, T. Yamashita, Y. Ueno, O. Niwa, Y. Homma, T. Ogino “Extremely intense Raman signals from single-walled carbon nanotubes suspended between Si nanopillars” Chem. Phys. Lett., 386 (1-3), 2004, 153-157.

6. H.Torii, Y. Ueno, A. Sakamoto, and M. Tasumi “Vibrational spectra and electron–vibration interactions of the naphthalene radical anion: experimental and theoretical study” Can. J. Chem., 2004, 82(6), 951.

7. Y. Kobayashi, D.Takagi, Y. Ueno, Y. Homma “Characterization of carbon nanotubes suspended between nanostructures using micro-Raman spectroscopy” Physica E., 2004, 24(1-2), 26.

8. Y. Ueno, T. Horiuchi, O. Niwa, H-S. Zhou, T. Yamada, I. Honma, “Improvement of On-site Microfluidic BTX Gas Sensor Loaded with Nano-sized Structure Mesoporous Silicate” Sensors and Materials, 2003, 15(8), 393.

9. Y. Ueno, T. Horiuchi, O. Niwa, H-S. Zhou, T. Yamada, I. Honma, “Portable Automatic BTX Measurement System with Microfluidic Device using Mesoporous Silicate Adsorbent with Nano-sized Pores” Sens & Actuators B, 2003, 95/1-3 pp. 282-286.

10. T. Horiuchi, Y. Ueno, O. Niwa, “Development of small size detector for environmental monitoring of VOC” IEEJ Trans. SM, 2003, 123(4), 134.

11. T. Yamada, H-S. Zhou, H. Uchida, M. Tomita, Y. Ueno, I. Honma, K. Asai, T. Katsube, “A Possibility of Block-Copolymer Templated Mesoporous Silica Films Applied to Surface Photo Voltage (SPV) type NOx Gas Sensor. “ Stud Surf Sci Catal, 2003, 146, 783.

12. Y. Ueno, T. Horiuchi, M. Tomita, O. Niwa, H-S. Zhou, T. Yamada, I. Honma, “Separate Detection of BTX Mixture Gas by a Microfluidic Device using a Function of Nano-sized Pores of Mesoporous Silica Adsorbent” Anal. Chem. 2002, 74(20), 5257-5262.

13. Y. Ueno, K. Ajito, Y. Y. Maruo, “Study of reactor-NO2-gas diffusion in a porous glass chip by near-infrared Raman spectroscopy” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2002,4(11), 2341.

14. T. Horiuchi, Y. Ueno, O. Niwa, “Micro-fluidic device to detect airborne VOCs for environmental monitoring” 2002, NTT R&D, 372.

15. T. Yamada, H-S. Zhou, H. Uchida, M. Tomita, Y. Ueno, I. Honma, K. Asai, T. Katsube "Surface photo voltage NO gas sensing properties dependent on the structure of self ordered mesoporous silicate film" Advanced Materials, 2002, 14, 812. 

16. T. Yamada, H-S. Zhou, H. Uchida, W. Zhang, M. Tomita, Y. Ueno, I. Honma, K. Asai, T. Katsube "A Possibility of Self Ordered Cubic Mesoporous Silicate Film for Surface Photo Voltage Gas Sensing System Application" Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2002, 54(3), 269-276. 

17. T. Yamada, H-S. Zhou, H. Uchida, M. Tomita, Y. Ueno, I. Honma, K. Asai, T. Katsube " Recent Progress in Organic Molecular Electronics. An Application Possibility of Self‐Ordered Mesoporous Silicate for Surface Photo Voltage Type NO Gas Sensor. I: The Characterization of Nonionic Triblock Copolymer Templated Self‐Ordered Mesoporous Silicates and Preparation Their Film for Device Application." IEICE TRANS. COMMUN. 2002, E85-C(6), 1298-1303. 

18. T. Yamada, H-S. Zhou, H. Uchida, M. Tomita, Y. Ueno, I. Honma, K. Asai, T. Katsube " Recent Progress in Organic Molecular Electronics. An Application Possibility of Self‐Ordered Mesoporous Silicate for Surface Photo Voltage (SPV) Type NO Gas Sensor. II: Self‐Ordered Mesoporous Silicate Incorporated SPV Device and Its Sensing Property Dependence on Mesostructure." IEICE TRANS. COMMUN. 2002, E85-C(6), 1304-1310. 

19. T. Yamada, H. S. Zhou, D. Hiroishi, M. Tomita, Y. Ueno, K. Asai, I Honma “Platinum surface modification of SBA-15 by -radiation treatment” Adv. Mater. 2002, 15(6) 511-513.

20. T. You, O. Niwa, T. Horiuchi, M. Tomita, Y. Iwasaki, Y. Ueno, S. Hirono “Co-sputtered thin film consisting of platinum nanoparticles embedded in graphite-like carbon and high electrocatalytic properties for electroanalysis” Chem. Mater., 14, 4796 , 2002.

21. T. Yamada, H-S. Zhou, H. Uchida, W. Zhang, M. Tomita, Y. Ueno, I. Honma, K. Asai, T. Katsube “The application of block copolymer templated mesoporous silicate film for SPV Gas sensor.”, Chem. Sens., 2002, 17, NO. Supplement B, 300-302.

22. Y. Ueno, K. Ajito, Y. Y. Maruo, O. Niwa, K. Torimitsu and T. Ichino, “Near Infrared Raman Spectra of Azo Dye Produced by a Nitrogen-Dioxide-Gas-Selective Coloration Reaction in Porous Glass Chip” Appl. Spectrosc. 2001, 55(9), 1151.

23. Y. Ueno, T. Horiuchi, O. Niwa, “Air-cooled Cold Trap Channel Integrated in a Microfluidic Device for Monitoring Airborne BTEX with an Improved Detection Limit” Anal. Chem. 2001, 74(7), 1712-1717.

24. Y. Ueno, T. Horiuchi, T. Morimoto, O. Niwa, “Micro-Fluidic Device for Airborne BTEX Detection”, Anal. Chem. 2001, 73(19), 4688-4693.

25. Y. Muramatsu, Y. Ueno, Y. Ishikawa, R. Eguchi, M. Watanabe, S. Shin, and R. C. C. Perera, “Soft X-ray Emission and Absorption Spectra in the O K Region of Oxygen Incorporated in Microporous Carbon”, J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom. 2001, 114-116, 301.

26. Y. Muramatsu, S. Hirono, S. Umemura, Y. Ueno, T. Hayashi, M. M. Grush, E. M. Gullicson, and R. C. C. Perera, “Soft X-ray Emission and Absorption Spectra in the C K Region of Sputtered Amorphous Carbon Films” Carbon 2001, 39, 1403.

27. T. Horiuchi, T. Morimoto, Y. Ueno, O. Niwa, T. Tobita, S. Imamura, “Visible internal-reflection spectroscopy by polymer channel optical waveguide” T. IEE Japan, 2001, 121-A(7), 654.

28. Y. Ueno, Y. Muramatsu, “Direct Observation of Benzene and Pyridine Molecules Adsorbed in Microporous Carbon Using Synchrotron-Radiation-Excited Soft X-ray Emission Spectroscopy”, Carbon 2000, 38, 1939.

29. Y. Ueno, Y. Muramatsu, M. M. Grush, E. M. Gullicson, and R. C. C. Perera, “Configurations of Benzene and Pyridine Molecules Adsorbed on Graphitic Surface of Microporous Carbon” J. Phys Chem. B, 2000, 104(30), 7154.

30. Y. Muramatsu, H. Takenaka, Y. Ueno, T. Hayashi, E. M. Gullicson, and R. C. C. Perera, “Chemical Bonding State Analysis of Silicon Carbide Layers in Mo/SiC/Si Multiplayer Mirrors by Soft X-ray Emission and Adsorption Spectroscopy” Appl. Phys. Lett. 2000, 77(17), 2653.

31. Y. Muramatsu, Y. Ueno, T. Hayashi, M. M. Grush, E. M. Gullikson, and R. C. C. Perera, “Soft X-ray Emission and Adsorption Spectroscopy of Hydrofullerene” J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom. 2000, 107, 177.

32. H. Torii, Y. Ueno, A. Sakamoto, and M. Tasumi, “Infrared Intensity-Carrying Modes and Electron-Vibration Interactions in the Radical Cations of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 1999, 103, 5557.