Sophia University 
Faculty of Science and Technology 
Department of Materials and Life Sciences 

Okada Kunihiro 


Research background

Work experience
National Institute for Fusion Science  研究員  2000/04/01-2001/03/31 
Faculty of Economics, Saitama University  非常勤講師  2002/09/30-2003/03/31 
Rikkyo University/Saint Paul's University  兼任講師  2008/09/22-2009/03/31 
首都大学東京  講師  2010/01/01-2010/03/31 
独立行政法人理化学研究所  客員研究員  2011/04/01-2012/03/31 
国立大学法人東京工業大学  講義等委託教員  2012/07/01-2012/09/30 

Academic background
The University of Electro-Communications  Graduate School, Division of Electro Communications  電子物性工学専攻  Doctor course  1998/09/30  Completed 

Academic degrees
修士(理学)  The University of Electro-Communications  1994/03/31 
博士(理学)  The University of Electro-Communications  1998/09/30 

Licenses and qualifications
第1種普通自動車運転免許  1989/07/11 
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Research Areas
Atomic/Molecular/Quantum electronics 

Research keywords
Ca^+, H_2O 
sympathetic cooling 
ion-molecule reaction 
rf ion guide 
Hyperfine structure 
Precise Spectroscopy 
linear rf multipole trap 
Stark velocity selector 
resonance enhanced multiphoton ionization 

Subject of research
Study of ultracold ion-polar molecule reactions by a Stark velocity selector and a laser-cooling technique  2009-Present  Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 
Chemical reaction of laser-excited Ca^+ with H_2O in an ion trap  2002-2003 
Study of Coulomb crystals of cold trapped ions in a linear rf multipole ion trap  2007-Present 
冷却イオントラップによる分子イオンの振動回転基底状態の生成と検出  2011-Present 
太陽風起源の禁制X遷移の実験室における観測  2011-Present 
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Research Projects (Competitive Research Funds)
星間分子雲における低温イオン化学研究の新展開  Science research expense  Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B)  科学研究費助成事業  2018/04/01-2022/03/31 
星間分子雲における低温イオン-極性分子反応の系統的測定と量子効果の観測  Science research expense  Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B)  2015/04/01-2018/03/31 
陽子-電子質量比の時間依存性研究のためのCaH+の振動回転定数の決定  Science research expense  Grant-in-Aid for challenging Exploratory Research  2015/04/01-2017/03/31 
太陽風起源の禁制X遷移の実験室における観測  Science research expense  Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(A)  2011/04/01-2015/03/31 
冷却イオントラップによる分子イオンの振動回転基底状態の生成と検出  Science research expense  Grant-in-Aid for challenging Exploratory Research  2011/04/01-2013/03/31 
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低温と環境の科学事典「11-14 宇宙低温下の気相反応と分子生成」  河村公隆 他編集, 岡田 邦宏  朝倉書店  2016/07/25 
『An isolated atomic particle at rest in free space : a tribute to Hans Dehmelt, Nobel Laureate』 「Probing structure at the femtometer scale」  Hans A. Schuessler ... [et al.] ; (ed.by)E. Norvalk Fortson[etc.] ; OKADA KUNIHIRO, Takashi Nakamura, Michiharu Wada, Kunihiro Okada, Ichiro Katayama  Oxford : Alpha Science  2006/06 
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Probing greenhouse gases in turbulent atmosphere by long-range open-path wavelength modulation spectroscopy  Jinbao Xia, Feng Zhu, Sasa Zhang, Alexandre Kolomenskii, Jian Dong, Kunihiro Okada, James Strohaber, Hans. A. Schuessler  Optics and Lasers in Engineering  ELSEVIER  2019/02/21 
Direct determination of the energy of the first excited fine-structure level in Ba6+  Physical Review A  American Physical Society  2019/11/21 
Direct Wavelength Measurement of the Visible M1 Transition in Ba7+ with a Novel Calibration Method  Naoki KIMURA, Ryunosuke KODAMA, Kento SUZUKI, Shimpei OISHI, Michiharu WADA, Kunihiro OKADA, Noriaki OHMAE, Hidetoshi KATORI and Nobuyuki NAKAMURA  Plasma and Fusion Research  The Japan Society of Plasma Science and Nuclear Fusion Research  2019/01/23 
“First direct mass measurements of nuclides around Z=100 with a multireflection time-of-flight mass spectrograph  Y. Ito, P. Schury, M. Wada, F. Arai, H. Haba, Y. Hirayama, S. Ishizawa, D. Kaji, S. Kimura, H. Koura, M. MacCormick, H. Miyatake, J.Y. Moon, K. Morimoto, K. Morita, M. Mukai, I. Murray, T. Niwase, K. Okada, A. Ozawa, M. Rosenbusch, A. Takamine, T. Tanaka, Y.X. Watanabe, H. Wollnik, and S. Yamaki  Physical Review Letters  American Physical Society  2018/04/10 
Development of a wavy Stark velocity filter for studying interstellar chemistry  K. Okada, Y. Takada, N. Kimura, M. Wada, and H.A. Schuessler  Rview of Scientific Instruments  American Institute of Physics (AIP)  2017/08/14 
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Research presentations
低温イオン-極性分子反応の分岐比測定へ向けたイオントラップ飛行時間型質量分析計の開発  日本物理学会 第73回年次大会  2018/03/24 
多価イオン共同冷却実験に向けたイオン生成と捕捉  日本物理学会2017年秋季大会  2017/09/21 
A laboratory study of interstellar ion-polar molecule reactions  1st North American Conference on Trapped Ions (NACTI 2017)  2017/08/16 
Photodissociation of sympathetically crystallized CaH+  XXX International Conference on Photonic, Electronic and Atomic Collisions (ICPEAC 2017)  2017/08/01 
Development of a linear wave Stark velocity filter for studying cold ion-polar molecule reactions in interstellar clouds  XXX International Conference on Photonic, Electronic and Atomic Collisions (ICPEAC 2017)  2017/07/26 
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Teaching achievements
学生実験課題の企画・実施  2006/04-Present 
授業運営の工夫  2003/04-2005/03 
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Textbooks and teaching materials
量子エレクトロニクス 講義ノート  2012/04/19 
原子分子科学 講義ノート  2012/04/18 
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Memberships of academic societies
日本質量分析学会  2012/07/26-Present 
The atomic collision society of Japan  1992/04/01-Present 
日本物理学会  1992/03-Present 
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