National University Corporation Fukushima University
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Kazumasa Nakamura(Associate Professor)

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Affiliated Specialty Division Division of Industrial System
Specialized Field of Study Materials Science and Engneering
Final Academic Background Tokyo Institute of Technology
Academic Degree Ph. D. (Eng.)(Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Courses In Charge

Introduction to Materials Science
This course is reviewed in the structure, synthetic method and properties for materials.
Analystical Methods in Materials
This course is performed for the instrumental analysis in solid state materials.
Main learning targets:Observation of material texture with Microscope, Analysis of material structure with X-ray related equipments and Measurement of physical or chemical properties in materials by thermal , Electric, magnetic and adsorption measurements measurements.

Main Research

Current Research
The objectives in our current study are sought for high performance on materials alloyed with specific elements.
・Preparation and properties of Carbon composite materials reinforce by nanofiber derived from biomass-based precursors.
・Preparation and properties of carbon nanofiber treated with iodine and/or alloyed with magnetic nanoparticles.
・Preparation and properties of decontaminating materials produced by liquid-phase precursors alloyed with functional solution.
Past research
Our past study are:
Preparation of high-performance carbon materials by surface treatments,
Oxidation and/or corrosion behavior of carbon materials,
Structural analysis of engineering ceramics

Introduction of Laboratory

Research target on our group is preparation and characterization of high-performance materials, especially carbon materials, by alloying with specific elements

Recent Writings, etc.

1. K. Nakamura, H. Kanno, S. Ishii, "Wear properties of carbon composite reinforced by vapor-grown carbon fibers treated with nitric acid and aqueous hydrogen peroxide.", Mater. Let., 209 (2017) 228-230
2. K. Nakamura, Y. Sato, T. Takase, "Surface oxidation and/or corrosion behavior of vapor-grown carbon fibers (VGCFs) in nitric acid, hydrogen peroxide, and sulfuric acid solutions.", Diamond Relat. Mater., 76 (2017) 108-114.
3. K. Nakamura, K. Okuyama, T. Takase, "Magnetic properties of magnetic glass-like carbon prepared from furan resin alloyed with magnetic fluid.", J. Magn. Magn. Mater., 425 (2017) 43-47.
4. K. Nakamura, Y. Sato, T. Takase, "Analysis of oxidation behavior of vapor-grown carbon fiber (VGCF) under dry air.", Mater. Let., 180 (2016) 302-304.
5. K. Nakamura, M. Sato, R. Matsuzaki, T. Takase, "Wear properties of carbon composites reinforced by carbon nanofibers derived from iodine-treated bacterial cellulose.", TANSO, 2016[274] (2016) 139-144.
6. E.Yasuda, T. Akatsu, Y. Tanabe, K. Nakamura, Y. Hoshikawa, N. Miyajima, "Microstructure control of carbon nano fibers.",TANSO, 2012[255](2012) 254-265.
7. K. Nakamura, H. Morooka, Y. Tanabe, E. Yasuda, T. Akatsu, H. Shindo, “Surface oxidation and/or corrosion behaviour of glass-like carbon in sulfuric and nitric acids, and in aqueous hydrogen peroxide.”,Corros. Sci., 53 (2011) 4010-4013.
8. K. Nakamura, Y. Teranishi, Y. Wada, K. Tano, I. Nakamura, Y. Tanabe, E. Yasuda, T. Akatsu, H. Shindo, “Surface modification behavior of glass-like carbon by oxygen implantation.”, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B, 267 (2009) 1642-1644.
9. K. Nakamura, Y. Tanabe, M. Fukushima, Y. Teranishi, T. Akatsu, E. Yasuda, “Analysis of surface oxidation behavior at 500 oC under dry air of glass-like carbon heat-treated from 1200 to 3000 oC.”, Mater. Sci. Eng. B, 161 (2009) 40-45.
10. K. Nakamura, Y. Tanabe, Y. Nagakura, T. Nishizawa, K. Fukuyama, Y. Hatakeyama, E. Yasuda, “Improvements in char yield and pore properties of wood-derived carbon by iodine treatment.”, TANSO, 2008[234] (2008) 215-219.
11. K. Nakamura, M. Yashima, “Crystal structure of NaCl-type monocarbides MC (M=V, Ti, Nb, Ta, Hf, Zr), A neutron powder diffraction study.”, Mater. Sci. Eng. B, 148 (2008) 69-72.
12. K. Nakamura, T. Sano, H. Shindo, “ Frictional property of glass-like carbon heat-treated at 1000 to 3000 oC.”, Mater. Sci. Eng., B148 (2008) 242-244.
13. K. Nakamura, Y. Tanabe, E. Yasuda, “ Analysis of the oxidation behavior of neat and Ta-alloyed glass-like carbons heat-treated at 1200 and 3000 oC by nitric, sulfuric and hydrofluoric acid.”, J. Alloys. Compd., 414[1-2] (2006) 186-189.
14. K. Nakamura, Y. Tanabe, N. Suzuki, M. Kakihana, M. Fukushima, Y. Teranishi, L. Lanticse, E. Yasuda, “Analysis of oxidation behavior under dry air of neat and Ta-alloyed furan-resin-derived carbons heat-treated at 3000 oC.”, Surf. Interface Anal., 37[13] (2005) 1137-1142