Achievement

Original paper

9. Chitin-derived-carbon nanofibrous aerogel with anisotropic porous channels and defective carbon structures for strong microwave absorption  
X. Li, L. Zhu, T. Kasuga, M. Nogi, H. Koga*
Chemical Engineering Journal, 450,137943 (2022).
DOI:10.1016/j.cej.2022.137943

8. Nanocellulose Paper Semiconductor with a 3D Network Structure and Its Nano–Micro–Macro Trans-Scale Design
H. Koga*, K. Nagashima*, K. Suematsu, T. Takahashi, L. Zhu, D. Fukushima, Y. Huang, R. Nakagawa, J. Liu, K. Uetani, M. Nogi, T. Yanagida, Y. Nishina
ACS Nano, 16, 8630-8640 (2022).
DOI:10.1021/acsnano.1c10728

7. All-cellulose-derived humidity sensor prepared via direct laser writing of conductive and moisture-stable electrodes on TEMPO-oxidized cellulose paper
L. Zhu, X. Li, T. Kasuga, K. Uetani, M. Nogi, H. Koga*
Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 10, 3712-3719 (2022).
DOI: 10.1039/d1tc05339f (Inside back cover)

6. Polydopamine Doping and Pyrolysis of Cellulose Nanofiber Paper for Fabrication of Three-Dimensional Nanocarbon with Improved Yield and Capacitive Performances
L. Zhu*, K. Uetani, M. Nogi, H. Koga*
Nanomaterials, 11, 3249 (2021)
DOI: 10.3390/nano11123249 (Feature Paper)

5. Pyrolyzed Chitin Nanofiber Paper as a Three-Dimensional Porous and Defective Nanocarbon for Photosensing and Energy Storage
L. Zhu, Y. Huang, Y. Morishita, K. Uetani, M. Nogi, H. Koga*
Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 9, 4444-4452 (2021)
DOI: 10.1039/D0TC05799A selected as a HOT paper and a outside front cover

4. Photo-responsive heterojunction nanosheets of reduced graphene oxide for photo-detective flexible energy devices
L. Zong1, X. Li1, L. Zhu1, J. You, Z. Li, H. Gao*, M. Li*, C. Li* (co-first author)
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 7, 7736-7744 (2019)
DOI: 10.1039/c8ta11442k

3. Shapeable Fibrous Aerogels of Metal−Organic-Frameworks Templated with Nanocellulose for Rapid and Large-Capacity Adsorption
L. Zhu1, L, Zong1, X. Wu, M. Li, H. Wang*, J. You*, C. Li*
ACS Nano, 12, 4462-4468 (2018)
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b00566 (Over 150 citations)

2. Liquid exfoliated chitin nanofibrils for re-dispersibility and hybridization of
two-dimensional nanomaterials

J. You, L. Zhu, Z. Wang, L. Zong, M. Li, X. Wu, C. Li*
Chemical Engineering Journal, 344, 498-505 (2018)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2018.03.121

1. Catecholic Coating and Silver Hybridization of Chitin Nanocrystals for Ultrafiltration Membrane with Continuous Flow Catalysis and Gold Recovery
Y. Wang1, L. Zhu1, J. You*, F. Chen,L. Zong, X. Yan, C. Li* (co-first author)
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 5, 10673-10681 (2017)
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b02633

International Conference

6. “Chitin nanofiber-derived carbon aerogel with tailored anisotropic porous channels and defective carbon structures for microwave absorption”
Xiang LI, Luting ZHU, Masaya NOGI, Hirotaka KOGA
The 5th International Union of Materials Research Societies
International Conference of Young Researchers on Advanced Materials
Fukuoka, Japan, 2022/08/04 (Oral presentation)

5. “Iodine-treated cellulose for photothermal heating”
Jun SHIRAHAMA, Luting ZHU, Yintong HUANG, Thanakorn YEAMSUKSAWAT,
Kojiro UETANI, Masaya NOGI, Hirotaka KOGA*
The 25th SANKEN International Symposium
Online, Japan, 2022/01/07 (Poster, P2-9)
Poster Award!

4. “Carbonized Chitin Nanopaper and Its Photothermal Heating Performance”
Thanakorn YEAMSUKSAWAT, Jun SHIRAHAMA, Xiang LI, Luting ZHU, Kojiro UETANI, Masaya NOGI, Hirotaka KOGA*
The 25th SANKEN International Symposium
Online, Japan, 2022/01/07 (Poster, P2-5)

3. “Chitin nanofiber-derived elastic carbon aerogel for frequency-tunable microwave absorption”
Xiang LI,* Luting ZHU, Kojiro UETANI, Masaya NOGI, Hirotaka KOGA
The 25th SANKEN International Symposium
Online, Japan, 2022/01/07 (Poster, P2-4)

2. “Nanochitin‐derived 3D porous and defective nanocarbons for photo‐sensing and energy‐storage applications”
Luting Zhu, Yuki Yoshida, Kojiro Uetani, Masaya Nogi, Hirotaka Koga
The 23rd SANKEN International Symposium and The 18th SANKEN Nanotechnology Symposium
Hyogo, Japan, 2020/01/10 (Poster, P23)

1. “Carbonized bio-nanofiber paper for electronic applications”
Luting Zhu, Yuki Yoshida, Kojiro Uetani, Masaya Nogi, Hirotaka Koga
The Second International Joint Symposium of CEFMS-NCTU, RCAS-AS (Taiwan) and 5-Star Alliance (Japan)
Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 2019/11/04 (Poster, P04)

Domestic Conference

5. 3D構造と電気特性をカスタマイズ可能なナノペーパー半導体の開発
古賀大尚,長島一樹,末松昂一,高橋綱己,朱陸亭,黄茵彤,表和希,中川凌,劉江洋,春日貴章,能木雅也,柳田剛,仁科勇太
セルロース学会第29回年次大会、金沢、2022/07/22(口頭)

4. “Sustainable humidity sensor prepared by in situ laser-carbonized electrodes on ionically conductive TEMPO-oxidized cellulose paper”
Luting Zhu, Xiang Li, Takaaki Kasuga, Masaya Nogi, Hirotaka Koga
第89回紙パルプ研究発表会
東京文具共和会館+オンライン, Japan, 2022/06/23 (Oral presentation)

3. “Direct laser writing of stable electrodes on TEMPO-oxidized cellulose paper for all-cellulose-derived humidity sensors”
Luting Zhu, Xiang Li, Takaaki Kasuga, Kojiro Uetani, Masaya Nogi, Hirotaka Koga
The 28th Annual Meeting of the Cellulose Society of Japan (セルロース学会第28回年次大会)
Online, Japan, 2021/09/30 (Poster, PA35)
Excellent poster award (優秀ポスター賞)

2. “Nanocellulose and Nanochitin-Derived Nanocarbons: Structure and Electrical Properties”
Luting Zhu, Yuki Yoshida, Kojiro Uetani, Masaya Nogi, Hirotaka Koga
46th Annual Meeting of The Carbon Society of Japan (第46回炭素材料学会年会)
Okayama University, Okayama, Japan, 2019/11/28 (Oral presentation)

1. “Structure and Electronic Properties of Carbonized Nanocellulose and Nanochitin Papers”
Luting Zhu, Yuki Yoshida, Kojiro Uetani, Masaya Nogi, Hirotaka Koga,
The 80th Applied Physics Conference (第80回応用物理学会秋季学術講演会)
Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 2019/09/18 (Oral presentation)

Grant

1.科学研究費補助金(日本学術振興会特別研究員DC2)
研究期間: 2020年4月 – 2022年3月

2. 科学研究費補助金(日本学術振興会外国人特別研究員PD)

研究期間: 2022年4月 – 2024年3月

Award

1. 優秀ポスター賞 (Excellent poster award) 
セルロース学会第28回年次大会 (The 28th Annual Meeting of the Cellulose Society of Japan)
2021年10月

Media

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Revolution-Green, “CHITIN FROM WASTE CRUSTACEAN SHELLS PYROLYZED INTO NANOCARBON FOR ENERGY STORAGE, PHOTOSENSORS”, 2021/04/04 (https://revolution-green.com/chitin-waste-crustacean-shells-pyrolyzed-nanocarbon-energy-storage-photosensors/)
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Sci-Fi Insight, “From dinner to sustainable electronics, the surprising versatility of crabs”, 2021/04/01   (https://scifiinsight.com/2021/04/01/from-dinner-to-sustainable-electronics-the-surprising-versatility-of-crabs/)
Sci-Fi News Hubb, “From dinner to sustainable electronics, the surprising versatility of crabs”, 2021/04/01   (https://scifinewshubb.com/2021/04/01/from-dinner-to-sustainable-electronics-the-surprising-versatility-of-crabs/)
The Ontario Times, “From dinner to sustainable electronics, the surprising versatility of crabs”, 2021/04/01    (https://theontariotimes.com/from-dinner-to-sustainable-electronics-the-surprising-versatility-of-crabs)
The Science Times, “A New Use for Crab Shells: Chitin-Based Nanocarbon for Sustainable Electronics”, 2021/04/02 (https://www.sciencetimes.com/articles/30454/20210402/crab-shells-soup-stocks-nanocarbon-materials.htm)
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