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Laboratory location

Sugimoto Campus

Degree 【 display / non-display

  • Kyoto University -  Doctor of Engineering

Research Areas 【 display / non-display

Plasma Process Engineering

Research Interests 【 display / non-display

plasma, materials processing, modeling and simulation, plasma-liquid interface, liquid treatment, surface treatment, thin film formation

Research Career 【 display / non-display

  • Plasmas in Micro-scale Multi-phase Non-uniform media and Their Application

    (Individual) Project Year :


    Keyword in research subject:  microplasma, multi-phase media, non-uniform media

  • Study of Plasma Chemistry involving Liquid Media

    (Individual) Project Year :


    Keyword in research subject:  plasma, chemical reaction, liquid

Association Memberships 【 display / non-display

  • Japan Society of Applied Physics

  • IEEE

  • MRS Japan

  • The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan

Awards & Honors 【 display / non-display

  • Journal Award of The Japan Society of Vacuum and Surface Science

    Plasma Materials Processing Involving Liquid

    2019.10.29   The Japan Society of Applied Physics

    Winner : Tatsuru Shirafuji

Current Career 【 display / non-display

  • Osaka City University   Graduate School of Engineering   Physical Electronics and Informatics Course   Professor  

Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2010

    Osaka City University  

  • 2009

    Nagoya University  

  • 2001

    Kyoto University  

  • 1991

    Kyoto Institute of Technology  

Graduate School 【 display / non-display


    Kyoto University  Graduate School, Division of Engineering 

Graduating School 【 display / non-display


    Kyoto Institute of Technology   Faculty of Engineering and Design  


Published Papers 【 display / non-display

  • The dependence of nonlinear electrical properties of yeast suspensions on temperature and electrode shape

    K. Tamura, M. Muraji, K. Tanaka, and T. Shirafuji

    IEEJ. Trans. Fundament. Mater.  139 ( 8 ) 339 - 344 2019.08  [Refereed]


  • Reaction kinetics of active species from an atmospheric pressure plasma jet irradiated on the flowing water surface

    T. Shirafuji, J.-S. Oh

    J. Photopolym. Sci. Technol.  32   535 - 540 2019.06  [Refereed]

  • Rethinking surface reactions in nanoscale dry processes toward atomic precision and beyond: a physics and chemistry perspective

    K. Ishikawa, T. Ishijima, T. Shirafuji, S. Armini, E. Despiau-Pujo, R. A. Gottscho, K. J. Kanarik, G. J. Leusink, N. Marchack, T. Murayama, Y. Morikawa, G. S. Oehrlein, S. Park, H. Hayashi, K. Kinoshita

    Jpn. J. Appl. Phys.  58   SE0801-1 - SE0801-14 2019.05  [Refereed]  [Invited]


  • Tailoring the chemistry of plasma-activated water using a DC-pulse-driven non-thermal atmospheric-pressure helium plasma jet

    J.-S. Oh, E. J. Szili, A. Hatta, M. Ito, T. Shirafuji

    Plasma  2   127 - 137 2019.04  [Refereed]  [Invited]


  • Semi-analytical model for a static sheath including a weakly collisional presheath

    T. Shirafuji, K. Denpoh

    Jpn. J. Appl. Phys.  57   06JG02 - 8pp 2018.05  [Refereed]


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Books etc 【 display / non-display

  • Fundamentals of Plasma CVD

    Tatsuru Shirafuji and Akihisa Matsuda (Part: Joint Work )

    Science & Technology  2018.09

  • Fundamentals of Electrical Circuits

    Tatsuru Shirafuji (Part: Single Work )

    Pleiades Publishing  2018.07

  • Sterilization and Disinfection by Plasma: Sterilization Mechanisms, Biological and Medical Applications, 3.2 Plasma Sources for Plasma Sterilization

    T. Shirafuji (Part: Contributor )

    Nova Science Publishers  2011.04

Review Papers (Misc) 【 display / non-display

  • Formation of freestanding thin films on liquid surfaces: Printing on liquid surfaces!

    T. Shirafuji

    Journal of Printing Science and Technology  56 ( 4 ) 181 - 187 2019.08  [Refereed]  [Invited]

  • Fourier-transform infrared phase-modulated ellipsometry for in situ diagnostics of plasma-surface interactions

    T. Shirafuji, H. Motomura, H. J. Lee, K. Tachibana, S. Imai, W. W. Stoffels and G. M. W. Kroesen

    J. Phys. D. Appl. Phys.  37   R49-R73 2004.02

Conference Activities & Talks 【 display / non-display

  • Hydrophilic treatment of bone-regeneration scaffolds using plasma-bullet transfer through a dielectric plate

    T. Shirafuji;J.-S. Oh;R. Matoba;Y. Hamamoto;R. Sugama;K. Orita;H. Toyoda

    The 67th JSAP Spring Meeting 2020  (Sophia University, Yotsuya Campus, Tokyo)  2020.03 

  • Tunneling of plasma bullets through a dielectric plate and its application to quick hydrophilicity enhancement of bone-regeneration scaffolds

    T. Shirafuji; Y. Hamamoto; R. Matoba; J.-S. Oh; R. Sugama; K. Orita; H. Toyoda

    12th International Symposium on Advanced Plasma Science and its Applications for Nitrides and Nanomaterials / 13th International Conference on Plasma-Nano Technology & Science  (Nagoya University, Nagoya)  2020.03 

  • Application of plasma-bullet-tunneling phenomena to hydrophilic treatment of bone-regeneration scaffolds

    R. Matoba;Y. Hamamoto;T. Shirafuji;J.-S. Oh;R. Sugama;K. Orita;H. Toyoda

    BioMedical Forum 2020  (Osaka City University, Osaka)  2020.02 

  • Hydrophilic treatment of bone-regeneration scaffold using plasma-bullet tunneling

    T. Shirafuji;J.-S. Oh;R. Matoba;Y. Hamamoto;R. Sugama;K. Orita;H. Toyoda

    IEEJ Joint Technical Meeting of [Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation], [Electrical Discharges, Plasma and Pulsed Power], and [High Voltage Engineering]  (Yufugokan, Oita)  2020.01 

  • Spatial distribution of He in a porous scaffold irradiated with He APPJ

    T. Shirafuji, J.-S. Oh, R. Sugama, K. Orita, and H. Toyoda

    The 11th Asia-Pacific International Symposium on the Basics and Applications of Plasma Technology  (The Kanazawa Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kanazawa)  2019.12 

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Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 【 display / non-display

  • Synthesis of functional composite thin films using plasma/liquid interfaces

    Project/Area Number : 19H01888  Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B) Representative

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Charge of on-campus class subject 【 display / non-display

  • Advanced Plasma Process Engineering

    (2019) Graduate school, Special course

  • Fundamentals of Electric Circuits

    (2019) University, Special course

  • Electric and Electronic Materials

    (2019) University, Special course

  • Electric and Electronic Materials

    (2018) University, Special course

  • Fundamentals of Electric Circuits

    (2018) University, Special course

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