Papers, refereed (Tentative)

* correponding author

64. *Naruo Sasaki, Takakazu Ando, Shingen Masuda, Hideaki Okamoto, Noriaki Itamura, and Kouji Miura: "Anisotropy of Atomic-Scale Peeling of Graphene", e-J. Surf. Sci. Nanotech. 14, 204 (2016).
63. Young-Jin Kim, Seiichiro Yamamoto, Naruo Sasaki and *Yukiko T. Matsunaga: "Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Biomimetic Bundled Gel Fibre", Biomaterials Science 4, 1197 (2016).
62. Makoto Ishikawa, Noriyuki Wada, Takahiko Miyakawa, Hiroshi Matsukawa, Masaru Suzuki, Naruo Sasaki and *Kouji Miura: "Experimental observation of phonon generation and propagation at a MoS2(0001) surface in the friction process", Phys. Rev. B 93, 201401(R) (2016).
61. *T. Ishida, T. Sato, T. Ishikawa, M. Oguma, N. Itamura, K. Goda, N. Sasaki, and H. Fujita: "Time-lapse nanoscopy of friction in the non-Amontons and non-Coulomb regime", Nano Lett. 15, 1476 (2015).
60. *N. Sasaki, N. Itamura, H. Asawa, D. Tsuda, and K. Miura: "Superlubricity of Graphene/C60/Graphene Interface - Simulation and Experiment", Tribology Online 7, 96 (2012).
59. M. Ishikawa, M. Ichikawa, H. Okamoto, N. Itamura, N. Sasaki, and *K. Miura: "Atomic-Scale Peeling of Graphene", Appl. Phys. Exp. 5, 065102 (2012).
58. *N. Sasaki, H. Okamoto, and N. Itamura: "Model Simulation of Adhesion and Friction of Nano-Scale Brush", e-J. Surf. Sci. Nanotech. 9, 409 (2011).
57. *T. Ishida, F. Cleri, K. Kakushima, M. Mita, T. Sato, M. Miyata, N. Itamura, J. Endo, H. Toshiyoshi, N. Sasaki, D. Collard, and H.Fujita: "Exceptional plasticity of silicon nanobridges", Nanotechnology 22, 355704 (2011). Selected for nanotechweb.org
56. N. Itamura, H. Asawa, K. Miura, *N. Sasaki: "Unique Near-Zero Friction Regime of C60 Molecular Bearings Along [1230] Direction", J. Phys.: Conference Series 258, 012013 (2010).
55. *T. Ishida, K. Kakushima, N. Sasaki, H. Fujita: "In-situ TEM Observation of Nano Bonding Formation between Silicon MEMS Tips at Room Temperature", Nanotechnology 21, 435705 (2010).
54. *N. Sasaki, H. Okamoto, S. Masuda, K. Miura, N. Itamura: "Simulated Nanoscale Peeling Process of Monolayer Graphene Sheet - Effect of Edge Structure and Lifting Position", J. Nanomat. 2010, 742127 (2010).
53. M. Ishikawa, S. Kamiya, S. Yoshimoto, M. Suzuki, D. Kuwahara, N. Sasaki, *K. Miura: "Nanocomposite Materials of Alternately Stacked C60 Monolayer and Graphene", J. Nanomat. 2010, 891514 (2010).
52. *N. Sasaki, H. Okamoto, N. Itamura, K. Miura: "Atomic-Scale Friction of Monolayer Graphenes with Armchair- and Zigzag-Type Edges During Peeling Process", e-J. Surf. Sci. Nanotech. 8, 105-111 (2010).
51. *N. Sasaki, S. Kawai, H. Kawakatsu: "Dithering amplitude dependence of STM/DLFM maps on Si(111)-7*7", Phys. Rev. 80, 193402 (2009).
50. M. Ishikawa, R. Harada, N. Sasaki, *K. Miura: "Adhesion and peeling forces of carbon nanotubes on a substrate", Phys. Rev. B80, 193406 (2009).
49. *N. Sasaki, H. Okamoto, N. Itamura, K. Miura: "Peeling of Graphene Sheet - Simulation Study", e-J. Surf. Sci. Nanotech. 7, 783-786 (2009).
48. *S. Kawai, N. Sasaki, H. Kawakatsu: "Direct mapping of the lateral force gradient on Si(111)-7*7", Phys. Rev. B79, 195412 (2009).
47. N. Itamura, K. Miura, *N. Sasaki: "Simulation of Scan Directional Dependence of Superlubricity of C60 Molecular Bearings and Graphite", Jpn. J. of Appl. Phys.48, 060207 (2009) (Rapid Communication).
46. *N. Sasaki, H. Saitoh, K. Terada, N. Itamura, K. Miura: "Simulation of Atomic-Scale Wear of Graphite - Nanotip Induced Graphene Formation", e-J. Surf. Sci. Nanotech. 7, 173-180 (2009).
45. N. Itamura, K. Miura, *N. Sasaki: "Analysis of Mechanism of Low Lateral Stiffness of Superlubric C60 Bearing System", Jpn. J. of Appl. Phys. 48, 030214 (2009) (Rapid Communication).
44. *N. Sasaki, H. Saitoh, N. Itamura, K. Miura: "Analysis of Lateral Orientation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube on Graphite", e-J. Surf. Sci. Nanotech. 7, 48-52 (2009). (eJSSNT Paper of the Year 2009, Silver Medal)
43. M. Ishikawa, R. Harada, N. Sasaki, K. Miura: "Manipulation SEM with Force Detection Mechanics", Hyoumen Kagaku 29, 713-715 (2008) (in Japanese).
42. M. Ishikawa, M. Kato, R. Harada, N. Sasaki, *K. Miura: "Visualization of nanoscale peeling of carbon nanotube on graphite", Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 083122 (2008).
41. *N. Sasaki, A. Toyoda, N. Itamura, K. Miura: "Simulation of Nanoscale Peeling and Adhesion of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube on Graphite Surface", e-J. Surf. Sci. Nanotech. 6, 72-78 (2008).
40. *M. Harada, M. Tsukada, N. Sasaki: "Energy Dissipation Mechanism of Non-Contact Atomic Force Microscopy for Movable Objects", e-J. Surf. Sci. Nanotech. 6, 1-6 (2008). (eJSSNT Paper of the Year 2008, Gold Medal)
39. *N. Sasaki, N. Itamura, K. Miura: "Simulation of Atomic-Scale Ultralow Friction of Graphite/C60/Graphite Interface along Direction", Jpn. J. of Appl. Phys. 46, L1237-L1239 (2007).
38. *N. Sasaki, N. Itamura, K. Miura: "Atomic-Scale Ultralow Friction ― Simulation of Superlubricity of C60 Molecular Bearing", J. of Phys.: Conference Series 89, 012001 (2007).
37. M. Ishikawa, M. Kato, R. Harada, N. Sasaki, *K. Miura: "Chaotic behavior appearing in dynamic motions of nanoparticles", J. of Phys.: Conference Series 89, 012005 (2007).
36. *M. Harada, M. Tsukada, N. Sasaki: "Theoretical Simulationos of Atomic Force Microscopy of Graphite Flake on Graphite Surface", e-J. Surf. Sci. Nanotech. 5, 126-131 (2007).
35. *K. Miura, D. Tsuda, N. Itamura, *N. Sasaki: "Superlubricity of Fullerene Intercalated Graphite Composite", Jpn. J. of Appl. Phys. 46, 5269-5274 (2007).
34. *N. Sasaki, N. Itamura, D. Tsuda, K. Miura: "Nanomechanical Studies of Superlubricity", Current Nanoscience. 3, 105-115 (2007).
33. *K. Miura, D. Tsuda, Y. Kaneta, R. Harada, M. Ishikawa, N. Sasaki: "Dynamics of Graphite Flake on a Liquid," Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 2231041-2231043 (2006).
32. *N. Sasaki, A. Toyoda, H. Saitoh, N. Itamura, M. Ohyama, K. Miura: "Theoretical Simulation of Atomic-Scale Peeling of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube from Graphite Surface" , e-J. Surf. Sci. Nanotech. 4, 133-137 (2006).
31. *K. Miura, D. Tsuda, N. Sasaki: "Fabrication of C60 Intercalated Graphite Films and Its Superlubrication Properties", Tribologist 50, .553-556 (2005) (in Japanese). (2007 Paper Award of Japanese Society of Tribologist)
30. *K. Matsushita, H. Matsukawa, N. Sasaki: "Atomic scale friction between clean graphite surfaces", Solid State Commun.136, 51-55 (2005).
29. *K. Miura, D. Tsuda, N. Sasaki: "Superlubricity of C60 Intercalated Graphite Films", e-J. Surf. Sci. Nanotech. 3, 21-23 (2005). (2006 Paper Award of Society of Surface Science of Japan, eJSSNT Paper of the Year 2006, Gold Medal)
28. S. Kamiya, D. Tsuda, *K. Miura, N. Sasaki: "MoS2(0001)/MoO3(010)/MoS2 (0001) friction-reducing system", Wear 257, 1133-1136 (2004).
27. *N. Sasaki, K. Miura: "Key Issues of Nanotribology for Successful Nanofabrication -From Basis to C60 Molecular Bearings", Jpn. J. of Appl. Phys. 43, 4486-4491 (2004).
26. *K. Miura, N. Sasaki, S. Kamiya: "Friction mechanisms of graphite from a single-atomic tip to a large-area flake tip", Phys. Rev. B 69, 075420 (2004).
25. *K. Miura, S. Kamiya, N. Sasaki: "C60 Molecular Bearings", Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 055509 (2003).
24. *S. Furuya, Y. Gohda, N. Sasaki, S. Watanabe: "Ab Initio Calculation of the Electric Properties of Al Atomic Chains under Finite Bias Voltages", Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 41, pp. L989-L991 (2002).
23. Y. Motoda, N. Sasaki, *S. Watanabe: "Theoretical study on atomic and electronic structures of Ag-adsorbed Si NC-AFM tips", Appl. Surf. Sci. 188, 331-334 (2002).
22. *N. Sasaki, S. Watanabe, M. Tsukada: "Visualization of Thermally Fluctuating Structure in Noncontact AFM and Tip Effects on Fluctuation: Theoretical Study on Si(111) -Ag Surface", Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 046106 (2002).
21. *N. Sasaki, S. Watanabe, H. Aizawa, M. Tsukada: "Simulation of interaction force between Si tip and Si(111) -Ag surface of IET structure in noncontact AFM", Surf. Sci. 493 / 1-3, 188-193 (2001).
20. *M. Gauthier, N. Sasaki, M. Tsukada: "On the dynamics of the cantilever in dynamic force microscopy: the steady state approximation and beyond", Phys. Rev. B 64, 085409 (2001).
19. *N. Sasaki, M. Tsukada: "Theoretical evaluation of the frequency shift and dissipated power in noncontact atomic force microscopy", Appl. Phys. A 72, S39-S42 (2001).
18. *K. Tagami, N. Sasaki, M. Tsukada: "Simulated nc-AFM Images of Si(001) Surface with Nanotube Tip", Appl. Surf. Sci. 172, 301-306 (2001).
17. *N. Sasaki, M. Tsukada: "Effect of Microscopic Nonconservative Process on Noncontact Atomic Force Microscopy", Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 39, L1334-L1337 (2000).
16. *K. Tagami, N. Sasaki, M. Tsukada: "A Tight-Binding Study of Chemical Interaction of Nanotube Tip with Si(001) Surface", J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 69, 3937-3942 (2000).
15. *N. Sasaki, H. Aizawa, M. Tsukada: "Theoretical simulation of noncontact AFM images of Si(111) -Ag Surface based on Fourier expansion method", Appl. Surf. Sci. 157, 367-372 (2000).
14. *N. Sasaki, H. Aizawa, M. Tsukada: "Fourier Expansion Method for Noncontact AFM Image Simulations - Application to Si(111) -Ag Surface", Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 39, L174-L177 (2000).
13. *N. Sasaki, M. Tsukada: "Theory for the effect of the tip-surface interaction potential on atomic resolution in forced vibration system of noncontact AFM", Appl. Surf. Sci. 140, 339-343 (1999).
12. *N. Sasaki, M. Tsukada: "New Method for Noncontact AFM Image Simulation", Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 38, 192-194 (1999).
11. *N. Sasaki, M. Tsukada: "The Relation between Resonance Curves and Tip-Surface Interaction Potential in Noncontact Atomic-Force Microscopy", Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 37, L533-L535 (1998).
10. *M. Tsukada, N. Sasaki, R. Tamura, N. Sato, K. Abe: "Features of the Cantilever Motion in Dynamic-Mode AFM", Surf. Sci. 401, 355-363 (1998).
9. *N. Sasaki, M. Tsukada, R. Tamura, K. Abe, N. Sato: "Dynamics of the Cantilever in Noncontact AFM", Appl. Phys. A 66, S287-S291 (1998).
8. *N. Sasaki, M. Tsukada, S. Fujisawa, Y. Sugawara, S. Morita: "Theoretical Analysis of Atomic-Scale Friction in Frictional-Force Microscopy", Tribol. Lett. 4, 125-128 (1998).
7. *N. Sasaki, M. Tsukada, S. Fujisawa, Y. Sugawara, S. Morita, K. Kobayashi: "Load dependence of frictional-force microscopy image pattern of graphite surface", Phys. Rev. B 57, 3785-3786 (1998).
6. *N. Sasaki, M. Tsukada, S. Fujisawa, Y. Sugawara, S. Morita, K. Kobayashi: "Analysis of frictional-force image patterns of graphite surface", J. of Vac. Sci. & Technol. B 15, 1479-1482 (1997).
5. *N. Sasaki, K. Kobayashi, M. Tsukada: "Atomic-scale friction image of graphite in atomic-force microscopy", Phys. Rev. B 54, 2138-2149 (1996).
4. *N. Sasaki, K. Kobayashi, M. Tsukada: "Interpretation of Frictional-Force Microscopy Images Based on the Two-Dimensional Stick-Slip Motion of the Tip Atom", Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 35, 3700-3705 (1996).
3. *N. Sasaki, K. Kobayashi, M. Tsukada: "Theoretical simulation of atomic-scale friction in atomic force microscope", Surf. Sci. 357-358, 92-95 (1996).
2. *N. Sasaki, M. Tsukada: "Effect of the tip structure on atomic-force microscopy", Phys. Rev. B 52, 8471-8482 (1995).
1. *N. Sasaki, M. Tsukada: "Theoretical Simulation of Atomic Force Microscope Based on Cluster Models", Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 34, 3319-3324 (1995).