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TANAKA Motohiko

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Place of Birth Tokyo, Japan
Title Professor
Belong to College of Engineering
Innovative Energy Science and Engineering (graduate school)
Global Education Center, IT Education Program
Graduated Graduate School, University of Tokyo
Degree Ph.D.(University of Tokyo, 1981)
Academic Institutional Membership Japan Physical Society
American Physics Society
American Geophysical Union
Field of Study Materials science, Chemical physics, Computational physics, Parallel computing
Research, Studies Microwave-material interactions, bio-polymers, High-temperature plasmas
Curriculum Specialized Windows and Linux, Fortran and MPI programming

Books Published, Translation

"Giant Molecules" (A.Grosberg and A.Khokholov), Japan Translation by M. Tanaka and M. Tokita, with a new chapter "Gels and Smart Gels" (Yoshioka Publishing, Japan, 2016).

"Theoretical studies of microwave heating of dielectric liquid and magnetic crystal by classical and quantum mechanical molecular dynamics simulations", M. Tanaka, H. Kono, K. Maruyama, and Y. Zempo, Microwave and RF Power Applications, p.185-188 (ed. J.Tao, Cepadues Publ., France, 2011).

"Physics of High-Temperature Plasmas", M.Tanaka and K. Nishikawa (Maruzen Publishing Co., 1991, 1996).

Academic Papers, Critique

M. Tanaka and M. Murakami, Relativistic and electromagnetic molecular dynamics simulations for a carbon-gold nanotube accelerator, Computer Physics Communications, DOI: 10.1016/j.cpc. 2019.03.012, online April 1 (2019).

M. Murakami and M. Tanaka, Generation of high-quality mega-electron volt proton beams with intense-laser-driven nanotube accelerator, Applied Phys. Letters, in press (2013).

M. Tanaka, H. Kono, K. Maruyama, and Y. Zempo, Heating of liquid water and ice irradiated by far-infrared electromagnetic waves: Theoretical study by quantum mechanical molecular dynamics, Selected papers of Global Congress on Microwave Energy Applications (Materials Research Society, USA, 2012).

M. Kanno, K. Nakamura, E. Kanai, K. Hoki, H. Kono, and M.Tanaka, Theoretical verification of nonthermal microwave effects on intramolecular reactions, J. Physical Chemistry, 116, 2177-2183 (2012).

M.Ignatenko and M.Tanaka, Numerical analysis of the microwave heating of compacted copper powders in single-mode cavity, Jpn.J.Appl.Phys, 50, 097302 (2011).

M. Ignatenko and M. Tanaka, Effective permittivity and permeability of coated metal powders at microwave frequency, Physica B, 405, 352-358 (2010).

M.Tanaka, H.Kono, and K.Maruyama, Selective heating mechanism of magnetic metal oxides by a microwave magnetic field, Phys.Rev. B., 79, 104420 (2009).

M.Tanaka and M.Sato, Mechanism of enhanced heating of salty water and ice under microwaves, JMPEE (International Microwave Power and Energy Institute), 42, 62-69 (2008).

M.Murakami and M.Tanaka, Nanocluster expansion into vacuum and quasi-mono energetic spectrum by uniformly distributed contaminant ions, Phys.Plasmas, 15, 082702 (2008).

M.Tanaka and M.Sato, Microwave heating of water, ice and saline solution: Molecular dynamics study, J.Chem.Phys., 126, 034509 1-9 (2007).

T.Koga and M.Tanaka, First-principles molecular dynamics studies of plasma- surface interaction, Journal of Korean Physical Society, Suppl., 49, S52-55 (2006).

Y.Rabin and M.Tanaka, DNA in nanopores – Counterion condensation and coion depletion, Physical Rev. Letters, vol.94, 148103 (2005).

M.Tanaka, Electrophoresis of a rod macroion under polyelectrolyte salt: Is DNA charge inverted? J. Physics: Condensed Matter, 16, S2127-2134 (2004).

M.Tanaka, The effects of asymmetric salt and a cylindrical macroion on charge inversion: Electrophoresis by molecular dynamics simulations, Phys.Review, E68, 061501 (2003).

M.Tanaka and A.Yu. Grosberg, Giant charge inversion of a macroion due to multivalent counterions and monovalent coions: Molecular dynamics study, J.Chem.Phys., 115, 567-574 (2001).

M.Tanaka, A.Yu Grosberg, V.S.Pande, and T.Tanaka, Molecular dynamics study of structure organization in strongly-coupled chain of charged particles, Phys.Review, E56, 5798-5808 (1997).

M.Tanaka, Macro-particle simulations of collisionless magnetic reconnection, Phys.Plasmas, 2, 2920-2930 (1995).

M.Tanaka, A simulation of low-frequency electromagnetic phenomena in kinetic plasmas of three dimensions, J.Comput. Phys., 107, 124-145 (1993).

M.Tanaka, Simulations of heavy ion heating by electromagnetic ion cyclotron waves driven by proton temperature anisotropies, J.Geophys.Res., 90, 6459-6468 (1985).

M.Tanaka and K.Papadopoulos, Creation of high-energy electron tails by means of the modified two-stream instability, Phys.Fluids, 26, 1697-1699 (1983).

Lectures, Symposium, Presentation

2nd Global Congress on Microwave Energy Applications, Oral presentation, Session chairman, Heating of liquid water and ice irradiated by far-infrared electromagnetic waves: Theoretical study by quantum mechanical molecular dynamics, Motohiko Tanaka, Hirohiko Kono, Koji Maruyama, and Yasunari Zempo (July 24-27, 2012, Long Beach, USA)

AMPERE Europe2011, "Theoretical studies of microwave heating of dielectric liquid and magnetic crystal by classical and quantum mechanical molecular dynamics simulations", M. Tanaka, H. Kono, K. Maruyama, and Y. Zempo (Sep.5-8, 2011, Toulouse, France).

Materials Science & Technology Conference 2010: Mechanism of microwave heating of dielectric and magnetic materials by means of atomistic theories (Houston USA, 2010).

Conference: Classical and Quantum Mechanical Theories of Microwave Heating of Magnetic Materials (Karlsruhe, Germany, 2009).

Lecture: Theoretical Investigations of the Mechanisms of the Microwave Heating, Global Congress of Microwave Enery Applications (Shiga, Japan, 2008).

Topical Lecture: Theoretical study of microwave heating of dielectric and magnetic materials, Strong Microwaves: Science and Applications (Nihzny Novgorod, Russia, 2008).

Invited talk: Heating of water and ionic solutions by applied microwaves: Molecular dynamics study, 11th International Conference of Colloidal and Molecular Electro-optics(Uji, Japan 2006).

Invited talk, Molecular dynamics simulation of electrophoresis of charge inverted ions, The Coulomb Effects on Soft Condensed Matter and Biomolecular Science (Aspen, USA 2003).

Awards

AMPERE Europe, The 2009 Best Paper Award (2009).

Rustum Roy Innovator Award (Global Congress on Microwave Energy and Applications, 2008).

Social Activities

Secretary for the MEXT(Japan Ministry of Education) Prime Area Research Project, "Science and Technology of Microwave-Induced Thermally Non-Equilibrium Reaction Fields" (FY 2007-2011).

Others

Principal Investigator, Research on "Theory and molecular dynamics studies of microwave-molecular magnetism interactions", Japan Ministry of Education Prime Area Research (FY 2007-2011).

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