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Assistant Professor

Laboratory location

Sugimoto Campus

Degree 【 display / non-display

  • Kyoto University -  Ph. D (Energy Science)

Research Areas 【 display / non-display

Material processing

Research subject summary 【 display / non-display

  • Electrodeposition of functional thin films - Physics and chemistry of electrolytes and interfaces

Research Interests 【 display / non-display

Electrodeposition, Electrochemistry, Thin films, Structure control

Research Career 【 display / non-display

  • Non-aqueous electrolytes for iron electrodeposition and physicochemical properties

    (International Collaboration) Project Year :


  • Electrodeposition of tungsten from non-aqueous electrolytes

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Current Career 【 display / non-display

  • Osaka City University   Graduate School of Engineering   Mechanical and Physical Engineering Course   Assistant Professor  

Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2019.10

    University of Leicester   School of Chemistry   Visiting Scientist

  • 2019.04

    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science   Research Fellowship for Young Scientists DC2


Published Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Iron(III) chloride and acetamide eutectic for the electrodeposition of iron and iron based alloys

    Shota Higashino, Andrew P. Abbott, Masao Miyake, Tetsuji Hirato

    Electrochimica Acta  351   136414 2020  [Refereed]

  • Formation of a photocatalytic WO3 surface layer on electrodeposited Al–W alloy coatings by selective dissolution and heat treatment

    Shota Higashino, Masao Miyake, Takumi Ikenoue, Tetsuji Hirato

    Scientific Reports  9   16008 2019  [Refereed]

  • Electrodeposition of Aluminum–Tungsten Alloy Films Using EMIC–AlCl3–W6Cl12 Ionic Liquids of Different Compositions

    Shota Higashino, Masao Miyake, Hisashi Fujii, Ayumu Takahashi, Ryuta Kasada, Tetsuji Hirato

    Materials Transactions  59   944 - 949 2018  [Refereed]

  • Evaluation of the hardness and Young's modulus of electrodeposited Al-W alloy films by nano-indentation

    Shota Higashino, Masao Miyake, Ayumu Takahashi, Yuya Matamura, Hisashi Fujii, Ryuta Kasada, Tetsuji Hirato

    Surface and Coatings Technology  325   346 - 351 2017  [Refereed]

  • Electrodeposition of Al-W alloy films in a 1-ethyl-3-methyl-imidazolium chloride-AlCl3 ionic liquid containing W6Cl12

    Shota Higashino, Masao Miyake, Hisashi Fujii, Ayumu Takahashi, Tetsuji Hirato

    Journal of The Electrochemical Society  164   D120 - D125 2017  [Refereed]