Researcher Database



FacultyGraduate School of Natural Sciences Division of Mathematical and Material Science
PositionAssociate Professor
Last Updated :2020/01/09

Researcher Profile and Settings


  •  - 1989 , Kwansei Gakuin University, Faculty of Science, Division of Chemistry

Association Memberships

  • The Chemical Society of Japan
  • The Spectroscopical Society of Japan
  • The Asian NIR Consortium
  • Society for AppliedSpectroscopy
  • Japan Oil Chemists' Society
  • The Japanese Liquid Crystal Society
  • Japan Society of Molecular Science
  • The Society of Fiber Science and Technology Japan
  • The Japanese Society for Food Science and Technology

Academic & Professional Experience

  • 1994-2001, Associate Researcher, School of Science, Kitasato University
  • 1991-1992, Central Research Laboratory, Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K.

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Basic chemistry, Physical chemistry
  • Materials chemistry, Polymer/Textile materials
  • Materials chemistry, Device related chemistry
  • Applied chemistry, Analytical chemistry
  • Agricultural chemistry, Food science

Research Interests

    Vibrational Spectroscopy, Molecular Structure, Molecular Orientation, IR Spectroscopy, NIR, Raman, Liquid Crystal, Fanctional Thin Films, Spider Silk, Food Sciences

Published Papers

  • Study and development of new functional fibers in mimicking of molecular structure of spider silks, 片山詔久, Acta Arachnologica, 66, (1) 35 - 41, 08 , Refereed, Invited
  • Molecular Structural Analysis of Spider’s Capture Thread and Viscid Droplets Studied by Microscopic FT-IR Spectroscopy,, H. Yabe, N. Katayama and M. Miyazawa, Anal. Sci., 33, (1) 121 - 123, Refereed
  • Molecular orientation behavior of chiral nematic liquid crystals based on the presence of blue phases using polarized microscopic FT-IR spectroscopy, M. Matsumura and N. Katayama, Journal of Molecular Structure, 1116, Refereed
  • Non-destructive inspection of insects in chocolate using near infrared multispectral imaging,, T. Ma, H. Kobori, N. Katayama and S. Tsuchikawa, J. Near Infrared Spectrosco., 24, 391 - 397, Refereed
  • Study on molecular structure and hydration mechanism of Domyoji-ko starchby IR and NIR hetero 2D analysis, N. Katayama, M. Kondo and M. Miyazawa, J. Mol. Struct., 974, 179 - 182, Refereed
  • Molecular self-assembling of butan-1-ol, butan-2-ol, and 2-methylpropan-2-ol in carbon tetrachloride solutions as observed by near-infrared spectroscopic measurements, M. Iwahashi, M. Suzuki, N. Katayama, H. Matsuzawa, M.A. Czarnecki, Y. Ozaki and A. Wakisaka, Appl. Spectrosc., 54, 268 - 276, Refereed
  • Multichannel asynchronous time-resolving system for a conventional FT-IR spectrophotometer, K. Masutani, K. Numahata, K. Nishimura, S. Ochiai, Y. Nagasaki, N. Katayama, and Y. Ozaki, Appl. Spectrosc., 53, 558 - 564, Refereed
  • Equilibium spreading pressure of steroids, M. Iwahashi, A. Iwafuji, H. Minami, N. Katayama, K. Iimura and T. Kato, , Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 337, 117 - 120, Refereed
  • Electric-field-induced reorientaton of a ferroelectric liquid crystal with tolane ring, (S)-4-methylhexyl- 4-[4-(decyloxy)phenylethynyl]-2-fluorobenzate studied by time-resolved FT-IR, K. Taniike, N. Katayama, T. Sato, Y. Ozaki, M. A. Czarnecki, M. Satoh, T. Watanabe and A. Yasuda, Microchim. Acta, 14, 581 - 583, Refereed
  • A Synchronous Time-Resolued FT-IR Study of the Dynamical Behavior of Ferrelectric Liquid Crystal with a Tolane Ring, N. Katayama, M. A. Czarnecki, M. Satoh, T. Watanabe and Y. Ozaki, Applied Spectroscopy, 51, (4) 487 - 490, Refereed
  • Sub-microsecond preliminary process of electric-filed-induced reorientation of a ferroelectric liquidcrytal ,S-(2-Pluoro alkoxy)-2-(4-n-olkylphenyl)-pyrimidine,studied by time-resolved infrared spectroscopy, N. Katayama, T. Sato, Y. Ozaki, K. Murashiro, M. Kikuchi, S. Saito, D. Demus, T. Yuzawa and H. Hamaguchi, Applied Spectroscopy, 49, (7) 977 - 980, Refereed
  • FT-IR study of molecular orientation and anisotropy in "Command Surface" formed by Langmuir-Blodgett films of azobenzene amphiphilic polymers, N. Katayama, Y. Ozaki, T. Seki, T. Tamaki and K. Iriyama, Langmuir, 10, 1898 - 1902, Refereed
  • Order-disorder transition in Langmuir-Blodgett film of 2-(4'-(dioctadecylamino)phenylazo)-N-methylbenzothiazolium perchlorate studied by infrared, visible absorption, and resonance Raman spectroscopy, N. Katayama, S. Enomoto, Y. Ozaki and N. Kuramoto, J. Phys. Chem., 97, 6880 - 6884, Refereed
  • Temperature dependent FT-IR and FT-Raman studies of C60 and C70 in solid states, N. Katayama, Y. Miyatake, Y. Ozaki, K. Kikuchi, Y. Achiba, I. Ikemoto and K. Iriyama, Fullerene Sci. Tech., 1, (3) 329 - 338, Refereed
  • Time-resolved FT-IR study of 5-(2-fluoroalkoxy)-2-(4-n-alkylphenyl)-pyrimidine, N. Katayama, M. A. Czarnecki, Y. Ozaki, K. Murashiro, M. Kikuchi, S. Saito and D. Demus, Ferroelectrics, 147, 441 - 445, Refereed
  • Substrate dependency of the structure of Langmuir-Blodgett and cast films of thia tri- and heptamethine cyanine derivatives studied by infrared and resonance Raman spectroscopies, N. Katayama, Y. Fujimoto, Y. Ozaki, T. Araki and K. Iriyama, , Langmuir, 8, 2758 - 2763, Refereed
  • Spectroscopic studies of thiatri-, penta- and heptamethine cyanine dyes I. Structure of thiatri-, penta- and heptamethine cyanine dyes in solutions studied by NMR, N. Katayama, Y. Ozaki, S. Yasui and K. Iriyama, J. Mol. Struct., 274, 171 - 181, Refereed
  • Resonance Raman study of Langmuir-Blodgett films of 2-(4'-dioctadecylaminophenylazo)-N-methylbenzothiazolium perchlorate, N. Katayama, Y. Ozaki and N. Kuramoto, Chem. Phys. Lett., 179, 223 - 231, Refereed
  • Attenuated total reflection/FT-IR studies on Langmuir-Blodgett films of 3-octadecyl-2-[3-(3-octadecyl-2-benzothiazolinylidene)-1-propenyl] benzothiazolium iodide, N. Katayama, Y. Ozaki, T. Araki and K. Iriyama, J. Mol. Struct., 242, 27 - 37, Refereed
  • Molecular aggregation, orientation, and structure in Langmuir-Blodgett films of 2-(4'-(ethyloctadecylamino)phenylazo)-N-methylbenzothiazolium perchlorate and 2-(4'-(dioctadecylamino)phenylazo)-N-methylbenzothiazolium perchlorate studied by infrared, visib, N. Katayama, M. Fukui, Y. Ozaki, N. Kuramoto, T. Araki and K. Iriyama, Langmuir, 7, 2827 - 2832, Refereed
  • High-performance liquid chromatography of cis-trans isomers of neurosporene: discrimination of cis and trans configurations at the end of an open conjugated chain, N. Katayama, H. Hashimoto, Y. Koyama and T. Shimamura, J. Chromatogr., 519, 221 - 227, Refereed
  • Dynamical behavior of surface-stabilized states of ferroelectric liquid crystals in electric field studied by time-resolved FT-IR spectroscopy, M. A. Czarnecki, N. Katayama, M. Satoh, T. Watanabe and Y. Ozaki, J. Phys. Chem., 99, 14101 - 14107, Refereed

Books etc

  • 色材・顔料・色素の設計と開発 「第4章 第2節 赤外ラマン法による色素分子の構造解析」, 情報機構,   2008
  • [第2版]現代コロイド界面化学の基礎 「8.4 分光法による超薄膜の評価」, 丸善,   2002

Social Contribution Activities Information

Social Contribution

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