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Review Articles

Original Papers


  • H. Ishitobi, T. Kobayashi, A. Ono, and Y. Inouye,
    gNear-field optical mapping of single gold nano particles using photoinduced polymer movement of azo-polymers,h
    Optics Communications 387, 24-29 (2017).


  • Z. Sekkat, S. Hayashi, D. V. Nesterenko, A. Rahmouni, H. Ishitobi, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    gFano resonances arising from coupled surface plasmon polariton and waveguide modes,h
    Proceedings of SPIE 9921, 99210K (2016).
  • S. Hayashi, D. V. Nesterenko, A. Rahmouni, H. Ishitobi, Y. Inouye, S. Kawata, and Z. Sekkat,
    gLight-tunable Fano resonance in metal-dielectric multilayer structures,h
    Scientific Reports 6, 33144 (2016).
  • Z. Sekkat, S. Hayashi, D. V. Nesterenko, A. Rahmouni, S. Refki, H. Ishitobi, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    gPlasmonic coupled modes in metal-dielectric multilayer structures: Fano resonance and giant field enhancement,h
    Optics Express 24(18), 20080-20088 (2016).
  • X. Huang, H. Ishitobi, and Y. Inouye,
    gFormation of fluorescent platinum nanoclusters using hyper-branched polyethylenimine and their conjugation to antibodies for bio-imaging,h
    RSC Advances 6, 9709-9716 (2016).


  • X. Huang, K. Aoki, H. Ishitobi, and Y. Inouye,
    gPreparation of Pt Nanoclusters with Different Emission Wavelengths and Their Application in Co2+ Detection,h
    ChemPhysChem 15, 642-646 (2014).
  • H. Ishitobi, I. Nakamura, T. Kobayashi, N. Hayazawa, Z. Sekkat, S. Kawata, and Y. Inouye,
    gNanomovement of Azo Polymers Induced by Longitudinal Fields,h
    ACS Photonics 1, 190-197 (2014).


  • H. Morimura, S. Tanaka, H. Ishitobi, T. Mikami, Y. Kamachi, H. Kondoh, and Y. Inouye,
    gNano-Analysis of DNA Conformation Changes Induced by Transcription Factor Complex Binding Using Plasmonic Nanodimers,h
    ACS Nano 7, 10733-10740 (2013).

  • S. Tanaka, K. Aoki, A. Muratsugu, H. Ishitobi, J. Takashi, and Y. Inouye,
    "Synthesis of Green-Emitting Pt8 Nanoclusters for Biomedical Imaging by Pre-equilibrated Pt/PAMAM (G4-OH) and Mild Reduction,"
    Optical Materials Express 3, 157-165 (2013).


  • A. Tarun, N. Hayazawa, H. Ishitobi, S. Kawata, M. Reiche, and O. Moutanabbir,
    "Mapping the gForbiddenh Transverse-Optical Photon in Single-Strained Silicon (100) Nanowire,"
    Nano Letters 11, 4780-4788 (2011).

  • H. Liu, L. Zhang, X. Lang, Y. Yamaguchi, H. Iwasaki, Y. Inouye, Q. Xue, and M. Chen,
    "Single molecule detection from a large-scale SERS-active Au79Ag21 substrate,"
    Scientific Reports 1, 112 (2011).

  • Z. Sekkat, H. Ishitobi, M. Tanabe, T. Hiramatsu, and S. Kawata,
    "Single-, two-, and multi-photon driven molecular motion and nanopatterning in azo-polymer films,"
    Proceedings of SPIE 8113, 81130N (2011).

  • S. Tanaka, J. Miyazaki, D. K. Tiwari, T. Jin, and Y. Inouye,
    "Fluorescent Platinum Nanoclusters: Synthesis, Purification, Characterization, and Application to Bioimaging,"
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 50, 431-435 (2011).

  • S. Yoshioka, B. Matsuhana, S. Tanaka, Y. Inouye, N. Oshima, and S. Kinoshita,
    "Mechanism of variable structural color in the neon tetra: quantitative evaluation of the Venetian blind model,"
    J. R. Soc. Interface 8, 55-66 (2011).


  • T. Jin, D. K. Tiwari, S. Tanaka, Y. Inouye, K. Yoshizawa, and T. M. Watanabe,
    "Antibody-ProteinA conjugated quantum dots for multiplexed imaging of surface receptors in living cells,"
    Molecular BioSystems 6, 2325-2331 (2010).

  • Y. Saito, M. Honda, Y. Moriguchi, and P. Verma,
    "Temporally dynamic photopolymerization of C60 molecules encapsulated in single-walled carbon nanotubes,"
    Phys. Rev. B 81, 245416 (2010).


  • D. K. Tiwari, S. Tanaka, Y. Inouye, K. Yoshizawa, T. M. Watanabe, and T. Jin,
    "Synthesis and characterization of anti-HER2 antibody conjugated CdSe/CdZnS quantum dots for fluorescence imaging of breast cancer cells,"
    Sensors 9, 9332-9354 (2009).

  • Y. Saito, P. Verma, K. Masui, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    "Nano-scale analysis of graphene layers by tip-enhanced near-field Raman spectroscopy,"
    J. Raman Spectrosc. 40, 1434-1440 (2009).

  • S. Kawata, Y. Inouye, and P. Verma,
    "Plasmonics for near-field nano-imaging and superlensing,"
    Nature Photonics, 3, 388-394 (2009).

  • T. Ichimura, S. Fujii, P. Verma, T. Yano, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    "Subnanometric near-field Raman investigation in the vicinity of a metallic nanostructure,"
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 186101 (2009).

  • K. Fujita, S. Ishitobi, K. Hamada, A. Taguchi, N. I. Smith, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    "Time-resolved observation of surface-enhanced Raman scattering from gold nanoparticles during transport through a living cell,"
    Journal of Biomedical Optics 14, 024038 (2009).

  • A. Palonpon, T. Ichimura, P. Verma, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    "Halide-ion-assisted increase of surface-enhanced hyper-Raman scattering: a clear observation of the chemical effect,"
    J. Raman Spectrosc. 40, 119-120 (2009).

  • K. Fujita, K. Hamada, N. I. Smith, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    "Dynamic molecular imaging of living cells by using Raman scattering,"
    Proc. SPIE 7182, 71820I (2009).

  • K. Fujita, J. Ando, S. Ishitobi, K. Hamada, N. I. Smith, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    "Observation of living cells with gold nanoparticles by using surface-enhanced Raman scattering,"
    Proc. SPIE 7192, 71920Q (2009).


  • Y. Saito, M. Kobayashi, D. Hiraga, K. Fujita, S. Kawano, N. I. Smith, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    "Z-polarization sensitive detection in micro Raman spectroscopy by radially polarized incident light,"
    J. Raman Spectrosc. 39, 1643-1648 (2008).

  • S. Tanaka, T. Miyata, T. Kato, K. Namba, T. Yanagida, Y. Sako, S. Kawata, and Y. Inouye,
    "Construction of two color semiconductor quantum dots wire by utilizing the complementarity of DNA,"
    AIP Conf. Proc. 1062, 116-122 (2008).

  • H. Niioka, N. I. Smith, K. Fujita, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    "Femtosecond laser nano-ablation in fixed and non-fixed cultured cells,"
    Opt. Express 6, 14476-14495 (2008).

  • A. Palonpon, T. Ichimura, P. Verma, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    "Direct evidence of chemical contribution to surface-enhanced hyper-Raman scattering,"
    Appl. Phys. Exp. 1, 092401 (2008).

  • A. Taguchi, S. Fujii. T. Ichimura, P. Verma, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    "Oxygen-assisted shape control in polyol synthesis of silver nanocrystals,"
    Chem. Phys. Lett. 462, 92-95 (2008).

  • K. Hamada, N. I. Smith, M. Kobayashi, K. Fujita, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    "Raman microscopy for dynamic molecular imaging of living cells,"
    J. Biomed. Opt. 13, 044027 (2008).

  • Y. Ikemoto, T. Moriwaki, H. Okamura, T. Sasaki, N. Yoneyama, A. Taguchi, Y. Inouye, S. Kawata, and T. Kinoshita,
    "Broad band infrared near-field spectroscopy at finger print region using SPring-8,"
    Infrared Phys. Techn. 51, 417-419 (2008).

  • A. Ono, K. Masui, Y. Saito, T. Sakata, A. Taguchi, M. Motohashi, T. Ichimura, H. Ishitobi, A. Tarun, N. Hayazawa, P. Verma, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    "Active control of the oxidization of a silicon cantilever for the characterization of silicon-based semiconductors,"
    Chem. Lett. 37, 122-123 (2008).

  • P. Verma, T. Ichimura, T. Yano, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    "Toward single molecule detection through tip-enhanced near-field Raman spectroscopy,"
    Proc. SPIE 6793, 67930H (2008).


  • T. Yano, T. Ichimura, A. Taguchi, N. Hayazawa, P. Verma, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    "Confinement of enhanced field investigated by tip-sample gap regulation in tapping-mode tip-enhanced Raman microscopy,"
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 121101 (2007).

  • T. Ichimura, H. Watanabe, Y. Morita, P. Verma, S. Kawata, and Y. Inouye,
    "Temporal fluctuation of tip-enhanced Raman spectra of adenine molecules,"
    J. Phys. Chem. C 111, 9460-9464 (2007).

  • R.Matsui, P.Verma, T.Ichimura, Y.Inouye, and S.Kawata,
    "Nano-analysis of crystalline properties of GaN thin-film using tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy,"
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 061906 (2007).


  • T. Yano, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    "Nanoscale uniaxial pressure effect of a carbon nanotube bundle on tip-enhanced near-field Raman spectra,"
    Nano Letters 6, 1269-1273 (2006).

  • P. Verma, K. Yamada, H. Watanabe, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    "Near-field Raman scattering investigation of tip effects on C-60 molecules,"
    Phys. Rev. B 73, 045416 (2006).

  • T. Yano, P. Verma, S. Kawata, and Y. Inouye,
    "Diameter-selective near-field Raman analysis and imaging of isolated carbon nanotube bundles,"
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 093125 (2006).

  • T. Masaki, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    "Submicron-resolving infrared absorption spectroscopy and analysis in fingerprint region utilizing a free electron laser,"
    Chem. Phys. Lett. 417, 410-413 (2006).

  • P. Verma, K. Yamada, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    "The effect of tip-enhancement in near-field Raman scattering of C-60,"
    Proc. SPIE 6106, 61061X (2006).


  • S. Tanaka and Y. Inouye
    gSynthesis of fluorescent platinum nanoclusters for biomedical imaging,h
    in "Functional Nanometer-Sized Clusters of Transition Metals: Synthesis, Properties and Applications (RSC Smart Materials Series No.7),"
    Wei Chen, Shaowei Chen, eds., 391-406 (Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, 2014).

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  • Y. Inouye, A. Taguchi, and T. Ichimura,
    "Vibrational nanospectroscopy for biomolecules and nanomaterials,"
    in "Molecular Nano Dynamics, 1: Spectroscopic Methods and Nanostructures,"
    H. Fukumura, M. Irie, Y. Iwasawa, H. Masuhara, and K. Uosaki eds., 19-37 (Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. kGaA, Weinheim, 2009)

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  • Y. Inouye, P. Verma, T. Ichimura, and S. Kawata,
    "Near-Field effects in tip-enhanced Raman scattering,"
    in "Advanced in Nano-Optics and Nano-Photonics: Tip Enhancement,"
    S. Kawata and V. M. Shalaev eds., 87-112 (Elsevier, The Netherlands, 2007).

  • P. Verma, Y. Inouye, and S. Kawata,
    "Tip-Enhanced Near-Field Raman Scattering: Fundamentals and New Aspects for Molecular Nanoanalysis/Identification,"
    in "Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering: Physics and Applications - Topics in Applied Physics,"
    K. Kneipp, M. Moskovits, and H. Kneipp eds., 103, 241-260 (Springer, Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2006).

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  • S. Kawata, Y. Inouye, H. B. Sun,
    in "Encyclopedic Handbook of Integrated Optics,"
    K. Iga, and Y. Kokubun eds., 165-185 (Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, 2006).

Review Articles

  • Yasushi Inouye
    "Nanospectroscopy Using Metallic Nanostructures,"
    Function & Materials, 37(8), 22-30 (2017).

  • Hidekazu Ishitobi,
    "Light-driven polymer,"
    Manufacturing & Technology, 67(4), 73-76 (2015).

  • James A. J. Fitzpatrick, Yasushi Inouye, Suliana Manley, and W. E. Moerner,
    "From "There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom" to Seeing What is Actually There,"
    ChemPhysChem, 14(4), 547-549 (2014).

  • ˆäã NŽu –ó (R. M. Wilson)
    uƒTƒuƒiƒmƒ[ƒgƒ‹•ª‰ð”\‚É“ž’B‚µ‚½‰ÂŽ‹•ªŒõ–@ (Optical Spectroscopy goes subnanometer)v
    •¨—ŠwŽGŽƒpƒŠƒeƒB, 29(2), 34-35 (2014).

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    “ú–{•¨—Šw‰ïŽ, 63, 678-686 (2008)

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    ƒŒ[ƒU[Œ¤‹†, 34, 3, 219-223 (2006)

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    ƒIƒvƒgƒƒjƒNƒX, 25, 291, 106-110 (2006)

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    Œõ‰»Šw, 37,36-39 (2006)

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    •\–ʉȊw, 26, 11, 667-674 (2006)

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    Œõ‰»Šw, 37, 36-39 (2006)

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    Readout (Horiba Technical Reports), No.32, 16-21 (2006)