Noritaka Kato, PhD.

CURRICULUM VITAE
#Address
Department of Electronics and Bioinformatics,
School of Science and Technology, Meiji University,
1-1-1, Higashi-mita, Tama-ku, Kawasaki-shi,
Kanagawa 214-8571, Japan.
Tel. +81-44-934-7292, Fax. +81-44-934-7292
#Personal Data
Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan
Citizenship: Japanese
#Education
2000 OctoberDoctor degree Department of Physics, School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
1998 MarchMaster degree Department of Physics, School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
(1998 April-2000 October, The Japan Scholarship Foundation for University Students)

#Professional Experience
2016 April-PresentProfessor School of Science & Technology, Meiji University
2009 April-2016 MarchAssociate Professor School of Science & Technology, Meiji University
2006 April-2009 MarchLecturer School of Science & Technology, Meiji University
2004 April-2006 MarchVisiting Lecturer School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
2002 April-2004 MarchJSPS Research Fellow School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
2000 April-2002 MarchResearch Associate School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

#Research Experience in Foreign Country
2008 February-2008 March2 months Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Australia
2007 August-2007 September2 months Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Australia
2003 February-2004 January12 months Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Australia
2002 April-2002 October6 months Max-Planck-Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam, Germany
2001 July-2001 September2 months Max-Planck-Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam, Germany

#Award
1 Young Scientist Award for the Presentation of an Excellent Paper (1/9/2004)
The Japan Society of Applied Physics
Title: In-situ Observation on Thermochromism of J-Aggregates Monolayer at the Air-Water Interface Using Grazing-Incidence X-ray Diffraction Method.
2 Award for Encouragement of Research in Materials Science (24/12/2004)
The Materials Research Society of Japan
Title: Grazing Incidence X-ray Diffraction of Merocyanine J-Aggregate Monolayers at the air-water interface.
3 Award for Encouragement of Research in Materials Science (28/12/2005)
The Materials Research Society of Japan
Title: Thermochromism of Merocyanine J-Aggregate Monolayers on Binary Counterion Subphases.

PUBLICATION LIST PRESENTATION LIST available!
1AFM Studies of Self-Pattern Formation in Mixed Monolayer of Polar and Nonpolar Organic Molecules.
Noritaka Kato, Hiroaki Aida, Yoshiaki Uesu, Journal of the Korean Physical Society 32, S1076-S1078 (Feb 1998) ISSN:0374-4884.
2Self-Ordering of Polar Merocyanine Dye Molecules in Langmuir-Blodgett Films.
Noritaka Kato, Hiroaki Aida, Kentaro Saito, Yoshiaki Uesu, Ferroelectrics 218, [611]/257-[619]/265 (Oct 1998) ISSN:0015-0193.
3Optical Second Harmonic Images of Merocyanine J-aggregate Monolayers at the Air-Water Interface.
Noritaka Kato, Kentaro Saito, Yoshiaki Uesu, Thin Solid Films 338, 5-8 (Jan 1999) ISSN:0040-6090.
4Multipurpose Nonlinear Optical Microscope -Its principle and applications to polar thin-film observation-.
Yoshiaki Uesu, Noritaka Kato, Physics of the Solid State 41, 688-692 (May 1999) ISSN:1063-7834.
5Observations of merocyanine J-aggregate domains in mixed molecular monolayers using SHG/fluorescence and atomic force microscopes.
Noritaka Kato, Kentaro Saito, Hiroaki Aida, Yoshiaki Uesu, Chemical Physics Letters 312, 115-120 (Oct 1999) ISSN:0009-2614.
6Nonlinear optical properties of polar merocyanine J-aggregates.
Noritaka Kato, Kentaro Saito, Yoshiaki Uesu, Ferroelectrics 238, [809]/245-[816]/252 (Feb 2000) ISSN:0015-0193.
7Structural phase transition of merocyanine J-aggregate induced by ion-recombination in the aqueous subphase.
Noritaka Kato, Kentaro Saito, Yoshiaki Uesu, Chemical Physics Letters 326, 395-399 (Aug 2000) ISSN:0009-2614.
8Novel thermochromism of merocyanine J-aggregate monolayers.
Noritaka Kato, Toshinori Serata, Kentaro Saito, Yoshiaki Uesu, Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals 349, 199-202 (Sept 2000) ISSN:1542-1406.
9SHG spectroscopy and SHG images of merocyanine J-aggregate monolayer at the air-water interface.
Kentaro Saito, Noritaka Kato, Yoshiaki Uesu, Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals 349, 103-106 (Sept 2000) ISSN:1542-1406.
10In-situ observation of thermochromic behavior in merocyanine J-aggregate monolayers using the multipurpose nonlinear optical microscope.
Noritaka Kato, Kentaro Saito, Yoshiaki Uesu, Nonlinear Optics 25, 171-176 (2000) ISSN:1058-7268.
11Morphology and thermochromic phase transition of merocyanine J-aggregate monolayers at the air-water and solid-water interfaces.
Noritaka Kato, Kentaro Saito, Toshinori Serata, Hiroaki Aida, Yoshiaki Uesu, The Journal of Chemical Physics 115, 1473-1484 (Jul 2001) ISSN:0021-9606.
12Reversible Thermochromic Transition Between Different J-Aggregate States of Amphiphilic Merocyanine Dye Crystallites
Noritaka Kato, Yasuaki Shin, Yoshiaki Uesu, Materials Research Society symposia proceedings 660, JJ5.33 1-JJ5.33 6 (2001) ISSN:0272-9172.
13Phase transition between different J-aggregate states of amphiphilic merocyanine dye molecules.
Noritaka Kato, Kentaro Saito, Yoshiaki Uesu, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 198-200, 173-178 (Feb 2002) ISSN:0927-7757.
14Structural phase transition in two-dimensional polar crystallites of organic dye molecules: In-plane X-ray diffraction analysis.
Noritaka Kato, Yasuaki Shin, Yoshiaki Uesu, Ferroelectrics 269, [1133]/285-[1138]/290 (Jan 2002) ISSN:0015-0193.
15Thermochromic Behavior of Merocyanine J-aggregates.
Noritaka Kato, Youhei Mikami, Toshinori Serata, Yoshiaki Uesu, Transaction of the Materials Research Society of Japan 27[2], 341-344 (Jun 2002) ISSN:1382-3469.
16Thin Multilayer Films of Weak Polyelectrolytes on Colloid Particles.
Noritaka Kato, Peter Schuetz, Andreas Fery, Frank Caruso, Macromolecules 35, 9780-9787 (Dec 2002) ISSN:0024-9297.
17Investigation of the two-dimensional polar molecular assembly using multipurpose nonlinear optical microscope.
Noritaka Kato, Kentaro Saito, Toshinori Serata, Hiroaki Aida, Yoshiaki Uesu, in Ferroelectrics Vol. 2, edited by V. Stefan, (The Stefan University Press Series on Frontiers in Science and Technology, La Jolla, CA 2002) pp81-110 ISBN:1889545295.
18Study of 2D phase transition of polar organic dye molecules at the air-water interface by using grazing-incidence X-ray diffraction.
Noritaka Kato, Ichiro Hirosawa, Masugu Sato, Naoshi Ikeda, Yoshiaki Uesu, Ferroelectrics 286, [921]/199-[926]/204 (Jun 2003) ISSN:0015-0193.
19SHG microscopic studies on low temperature phase transitions of (SrTiO3)-O16 and (SrTiO3)-O18.
Yoshiaki Uesu, Ryuhei Nakai, Noritaka Kato, Carole Menoret, Jean-Michel Kiat, Mituru Itoh, Miho Narahashi, Toru Kyomen, Ferroelectrics 285, [393]/19-[400]/26 (Jun 2003) ISSN:0015-0193.
20In-situ observation of thermochromic phase transition of merocyanine J-aggregates monolayer at the air-water interface using external infrared reflection absorption spectroscopy.
Noritaka Kato, Masato Yamamoto, Koichi Itoh, Yoshiaki Uesu, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 107, 11917-11923 (Oct 2003) ISSN:1520-6106.
21Preparation of J-aggregate Liposome Dispersions and Their Chromic Transformation.
Noritaka Kato, Jennifer Prime, Kiyofumi Katagiri, Frank Caruso, Langmuir 20, 5718-5723 (Jul 2004) ISSN:0743-7463.
22Determination of a Merocyanine J-Aggregate Structure and the Significant Contribution of the Electric Dipole Interaction to the Exciton Band Wavelength.
Noritaka Kato, Kazuya Yuasa, Takeshi Araki, Ichiro Hirosawa, Masugu Sato, Naoshi Ikeda, Ken-ichi Iimura, Yoshiaki Uesu, Physical Review Letters 94, 136404 (Apr 2005) ISSN:0031-9007.
23Structural phase transition of J-aggregate crystallites on the binary counter-ion subphase.
Noritaka Kato, Takeshi Araki, Yoshiaki Uesu, Masugu Sato, Ichiro Hirosawa, Naoshi Ikeda, Ken-ichi Iimura, Ferroelectrics 314, 135-141 (Jun 2005) ISSN:0015-0193.
24Grazing Incidence X-ray Diffraction of Merocyanine J-Aggregate Monolayers at the Air-Water Interface.
Noritaka Kato, Kazuya Yuasa, Takeshi Araki, Yoshiaki Uesu, Ichiro Hirosawa, Masugu Sato, Naoshi Ikeda, Ken-ichi Iimura, Transaction of the Materials Research Society of Japan 30[1], 117-121 (Mar 2005) ISSN:1382-3469.
25Homogeneous, Competitive Fluorescence Quenching Immunoassay Based on Gold Nanoparticle/Polyelectrolyte Coated Latex Particles.
Noritaka Kato, Frank Caruso, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 109, 19604-19612 (Oct 2005) ISSN:1520-6106.
26The thermochromic phase transition of two-dimensional organic-dye crystallites on the aqueous subphase.
Noritaka Kato, Yoshiaki Uesu, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 31, 195-196 (Jan 2006) ISSN:1742-6588.
27Thermochromic Phase Transition of Merocyanine J-Aggregate Monolayer at the Air-Water Interface.
Noritaka Kato, Takeshi Araki, Yoshiaki Uesu, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 284-285, 66-69 (Aug 2006) ISSN:0927-7757.
28Thermochromism of Merocyanine J-Aggregate Monolayers on Binary Counterion Subphases.
Noritaka Kato, Yuji Ikegami, Yoshiaki Uesu, Transaction of the Materials Research Society of Japan 31, 565-568 (Sep 2006) ISSN:1382-3469.
29Aqueous Dispersion of J-Aggregates and J-Aggregate Doped Bulk-Gels Prepared by the Dispersion.
Keiji Yamamoto, Noritaka Kato, Yoshiaki Uesu, Transaction of the Materials Research Society of Japan 31, 569-571 (Sep 2006) ISSN:1382-3469.
30Structural analysis of a J-aggregate monolayer at the air-water interface by a grazing incidence X-ray diffraction method and calculation of the energy level of its excitonic absorption band. [Japanese]
Noritaka Kato, Kazuya Yuasa, Yoshiaki Uesu, Journal of The Surface Science Society of Japan (Hyoumen-Kagaku) 27, 258-264 (May 2006) ISSN:0388-5321.
31Molecular Arrangement in an Organic Dye Monolayer at the Air-Water Interface and Energy Level of its Visible Absorption Band.
Noritaka Kato, Kazuya Yuasa, Yoshiaki Uesu, SPring-8 Research Frontiers 2005, 84-85 (Aug 2006) ISSN:1349-0087.
32Structural Phase Transition in Two-Dimensional Crystallites of Organic Dye Molecules Formed on Aqueous Subphases.
Noritaka Kato, Ichiro Hirosawa, Masugu Sato, Naoshi Ikeda, Ken-ichi Iimura, Yoshiaki Uesu, Ferroelectrics 346, 162-167 (Jan 2007) ISSN:0015-0193.
33Aqueous Dispersions of J-Aggregates and J-Aggregate Doped Silica Bulk Gels.
Noritaka Kato, Keiji Yamamoto, Yoshiaki Uesu, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 46, 5318-5320 (Aug 2007) ISSN:0021-4922.
34Recent Progress on the SHG Interference Microscope and Its Applications.
Yoshiaki Uesu, Hiroko Yokota, Satoshi Kawado, Noritaka Kato, Journal of the Korean Physical Society 51, 804-809 (Aug 2007) ISSN:0374-4884.
35X-ray analysis on the size and shape of J-aggregates formed at the air-water interface.
Noritaka Kato, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 83, 012025 (Oct 2007) ISSN:1742-6588.
36Three-dimensional observations of periodically poled domains in a LiTaO3 quasiphase matching crystal by second harmonic generation tomography
Yoshiaki Uesu, Hiroko Yokota, Satoshi Kawado, Junichi Kaneshiro, Sunao Kurimura, Noritaka Kato, Applied Physics Letters 91, 182904 (Oct 2007) ISSN:0003-6951.
37Crystallographic coherent lengths of J-aggregates and their absorption spectra.
Noritaka Kato, Ichiro Hirosawa, Masugu Sato, Tomoyuki Koganezawa, Kazuya Yuasa, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 321, 275-280 (May 2008) ISSN:0927-7757.
38Optically Characterized DNA Multilayered Assemblies and Phenomenological Modeling of Layer-by-Layer Hybridization.
Noritaka Kato, Lillian Lee, Rona Chandrawati, Angus Johnston, Frank Caruso, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113, 21185-21195 (Nov 2009) ISSN:1932-7447.
39Aqueous Dispersion of J-Aggregates Prepared by Polyion Complexation and its Two-Photon Excited Fluorescence Property.
Noritaka Kato, Yukinobu Katayama, Haruyuki Semba, Ken-ichi Iimura, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 49, 031601 (Mar 2010) ISSN:0021-4922.
40Synthesis of Monodisperse Mesoporous Silica Hollow Microcapsules and Their Release of Loaded Materials.
Noritaka Kato, Tomohiro Ishii, Shouzou Koumoto, Langmuir 26, 14334-14344 (Sept 2010) ISSN:0743-7463.
41Synthesis of Monodisperse Mesoporous Silica Hollow Microcapsules. [Japanese]
Noritaka Kato, Colloid & Interface Communication 35, 4, 20-23 (Dec 2010).
42Sensitive Detection of Protein-Lipid Interaction Change on Bacteriorhodopsin Using Dodecyl beta-D-Maltoside.
Takanori Sasaki, Makoto Demura, Noritaka Kato, Yuri Mukai, Biochemistry 50, 2283-2290 (Feb 2011) ISSN:0006-2960.
43Fabrication of Langmuir-Blodgett Films Using Amphiphilic Peptides.
Ken Togashi, Takumi Iizuka, Noritaka Kato, Takanori Sasaki, Yuri Mukai, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 12, 568-572 (Jan 2012), ISSN:1550-7033.
44Characteristics of Halorhodopsin-Bacterioruberin Complex from Natronomonas Pharaonis Membrane in the Solubilized System.
Takanori Sasaki, Nur Wahida Razak, Noritaka Kato, Yuri Mukai, Biochemistry 51, 2785-2794 (Feb 2012) ISSN:0006-2960.
45Vertically oriented α-helical peptides in Langmuir-Blodgett films.
Ken Togashi, Takumi Iizuka, Shin Yanagiya, Noritaka Kato, Takanori Sasaki, Yuri Mukai, e-Journal of Surface Science and Nanotechnology 10, 379-387 (Jul 2012) ISSN:1348-0391.
46pH-dependent interaction between membrane and histidine-containing peptides.
Noritaka Kato, Tomohiro Kawamata, Takanori Sasaki, Yuri Mukai, Chemistry Letters 41, 1193-1195 (Oct 2012) ISSN:0366-7022.
47Relationship between the reconstituted vesicle size and the transmembrane protein to lipid ratio.
Noritaka Kato, Shunsuke Kimura, Takanori Sasaki, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 460, 510-515 (Feb 2014) ISSN:0927-7757.
48Shell thickness control of mesoporous silica hollow capsules and their release behavior.
Yu Yamaguchi, Noritaka Kato, Nanotechnology 2014 Vol.2, TechConnect World 2014 Proceedings, 315-318 (Jul 2014) ISBN:978-1-4822-5832-5.
49Partially induced transition from horizontal to vertical orientation of helical peptides at the air-water interface and the structure of their monolayers transferred on the solid substrates.
Noritaka Kato, Takanori Sasaki, Yuri Mukai, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes 1848, 967-975 (Jan 2015) ISSN:0005-2736.
50High-yield hydrothermal synthesis of mesoporous silica hollow capsules.
Noritaka Kato, Nao Kato, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 219, 230-239 (Jan 2016) ISSN:1387-1811.
51Polyelectrolyte/carbon nanotube composite microcapsules and drug release triggered by laser irradiation.
Haruyuki Saito, Noritaka Kato, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 55, 03DF06 (Mar 2016) ISSN:0021-4922.
52DNA multilayer film for loading and release of DNA oligomer.
Yumi Kamimura, Noritaka Kato, MATEC Web of Conferences 98, 02001 (Feb 2017) ISSN:2261-236X.
53Mesoporous silica hollow capsules embedded with magnetic nanoparticles.
Shougo Yoshikawa, Noritaka Kato, Gaku Obara, MATEC Web of Conferences 98, 05001 (Feb 2017) ISSN:2261-236X.
54Cellular internalization of polycation-coated microparticles and its dependence on their zeta-potential.
Noritaka Kato, Ryosuke Kondo Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Accepted ISSN:0021-4922.

RESEARCH
InterestsTechniques
Langmuir and Langmuir-Blodgett films UV-vis-NIR absorption spectroscopy
Layer-by-Layer assembly Fluorescence spectroscopy
Template-assisted assembly Image intensifier optical multichannel spectroscopy
Micro and nanoparticles FT-IR spectroscopy
Micro and nanocapsules Circular dichroism spectroscopy
Mesoporous silica OPO tunable laser
Drug carriers and controlled release Dynamical light scattering
Cellular uptake Laser-Doppler electrophoresis
Cytotoxicity Nanoparticles counter
Vesicles (GUV & LUV) Quartz crystal microbalance
Membrane interacting peptides Differential interference contrast microscopy
Biopolymers (peptides and DNA) Hoffman modulation contrast microscopy
Molecular dynamics simulation Laser scanning fluorescence microscopy
J-aggregates Second harmonic generation microscopy
Second harmonic generation Two-photo fluorescence microscopy
Two-photo excited fluorescence Atomic force microscopy
Gold nanoparticle and shell Transmission electron microscopy
Surface plasmon enhancement X-ray diffraction

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