Conferences and Seminars


International Conference on Martensitic Transformations, ICOMAT2011 (Sep. 4-9, Senri Hankyu Hotel, Osaka, Japan)

  • Sakamoto(M2): Elastic constants and internal friction of α-quartz near alpha-beta phase transition measured by antenna-transmission noncontacting acoustic resonance (M. Sakamoto, H. Ogi, N. Nakamura, and M. Hirao)

International Congress on Ultrasonics (Sep. 5-8, University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland)

  • Ogi: Resonant acoustic microbalance with naked embedded quartz (RAMNE-Q) for biosensors (H. Ogi, F. Kato, T. Yanagida, and M. Hirao)
  • Ogi: Emerging applications of picosecond ultrasonics: From nanomechanics to biosensors (Invited lecture)
  • Ogi: Resonance ultrasound microscopy for mapping acoustic nonlinearity (H. Ogi, S. Oura, and M. Hirao)

38th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation (July 17-22, University of Vermont, Vermont, USA)

  • Nurmalia(D1): Mode Conversion of SH Guided Waves Generated by EMAT for Wall-Thinning Inspection (Nurmalia, N. Nakamura, H. Ogi, M. Hirao, and K. Nakahata)
  • Nakamura: Elastic Stiffness of FePt Thin Film Studied by Picosecond Ultrasonics (N. Nakamura, A. Uranishi, M. Wakita, H. Ogi, and M. Hirao)

International Conference on New Diamond and Nano Carbons 2011 (May 16-20, Kunibiki Messe, Matsue, Shimane, Japan)

  • Tanigaki: Significant Increase in Poisson√‘ Ratio of Nanocrystalline Diamond Thin Films Studied by Ultrasound Measurements and ab-initio Calculations (K. Tanigaki, H. Ogi, K. Kusakabe, N. Nakamura, and M. Hirao)
  • Nagakubo (M1): Elasticity of High Purity Boron Nitrides at Cryogenic Temperatures Studied by Picosecond Laser Ultrasound and ab-initio Calculation (A. Nagakubo, K. Tanigaki, H. Ogi, M. Hirao, H. Sumiya, and K. Harano)

Materials Science Seminar (School of Engineering and Applied Physics) (Feb 10, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA)

  • Nakamura: Acoustic Spectroscopy for Studying Elastic Stiffness of Thin Films (invited)


Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting 2010 (Nov. 29 - Dec. 3, Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

  • Nakamura: Ultrathin Film Resonators Excited by Ultrafast Light Pulses and Their Application to Label-free Biosensors (H. Ogi, T. Kawamoto, N. Naakmura, Yo Nakamichi, and M. Nirao)
  • Nakamura: Elastic Property of Epitaxial Thin Films Studied by Picosecond Ultrasound (N. Nakamura, A. Uranishi, M. Wakita, H. Ogi, M. Hirao, and M. Nishiyama)
  • K. Jensen (Harvard Univ.): Direct Observations of Particle Movements During Elastic, Anelastic and Plastic Deformation of a Colloidal Hard-sphere Glass (K. Jensen, N. Nakamura, D. Weitz, and F. Spaepen)

160th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (2nd Pan-American/Iberian Meeting on Acoustics) (Nov. 15-19, Cancun, Mexico)

  • Ogi: Mode identified resonant ultrasound spectroscopy (invited)

20th Anniversary World Congress on Biosensors (Biosensors 2010) (May 26- 28, Glasgow, UK)

  • Ogi: Multichannel High-Frequency Electrodeless Quartz Crystal Microbalance Biosensors
    (H. Ogi, H. Nagai, Y. Fukunishi, T. Yanagida, M. Hirao, M. Nishiyama)
  • Ogi: Ultrathin Film Oscillator Biosensors Excited by Ultrafast Light Pulses
    (H. Ogi, T. Kawamoto, N. Nakamura, M. Hirao, and M. Nishiyama)

The 13th International Conference on Phonon Scattering in Condensed Matter (Phonons 2010) (Apr. 19- 23, Taipei, Taiwan)

  • Ogi: Ultrathin Pt film oscillator biosensor
    (H. Ogi, K. Matsumoto, Y. Fujita, T. Kawamoto, N. Nakamura, and M. Hirao)
  • Ogi: Elastic property of ultrathin films studied by picosecond ultrasound spectroscopy: Is an ultrathin film soft or stiff?
    (H. Ogi, N. Nakamura, H. Tanei, K. Tanigaki, and M. Hirao)