Dr. Takeshi Kobayashi

Associate Scientist
229 Spedding Hall
The Ames Laboratory
Ames, IA 50011-3020
Phone 515-294-6823
Email tkobayashi@ameslab.gov

Research Interests

Development and application of new techniques, theory and instrumentation in solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy. Experimental and theoretical studies of new materials, especially catalysts, with emphasis on electronic properties of surfaces, as well as structure and dynamics of molecules in interaction with surfaces and interfaces.

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(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Ph.D., 2001, Nagasaki University, Japan
  • B.S., 1992, Tokyo University of Science, Japan

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 2011-present, Associate Scientist, Ames Laboratory
  • 2010, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Ames Laboratory
  • 2006-2009, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Colorado State University
  • 2004-2005, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Illinois
  • 2003-2004, Assistant Professor, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • 1992-2002, Assistant Technical Manager, N.E. ChemCat Corp. (ENGELHARD Japan)

(Chronologically most recent on top)Publications with the Ames Laboratory

Althaus S M; Mao K M; Stringer J A; Kobayashi T; Pruski M . 2014. Indirectly detected heteronuclear correlation solid-state NMR spectroscopy of naturally abundant N-15 nuclei. Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. 57-58:17-21. abstract
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Kobayashi T; Mao K; Paluch P; Nowak-Krol A; Sniechowska J; Nishiyama Y; Gryko D T; Potrzebowski M J; Pruski M . 2013. Study of Intermolecular Interactions in the Corrole Matrix by Solid-State NMR under 100 kHz MAS and Theoretical Calculations. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 52:14108-14111. abstract
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Kobayashi T; Lafon O; Thankamony A S L; Slowing I I; Kandel K; Carnevale D; Vitzthum V; Vezin H; Amoureux J P; Bodenhausen G; Pruski M . 2013. Analysis of sensitivity enhancement by dynamic nuclear polarization in solid-state NMR: a case study of functionalized mesoporous materials. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 15:5553-5562. abstract
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Tanabe K K; Siladke N A; Broderick E M; Kobayashi T; Goldston J F; Weston M H; Farha O K; Hupp J T; Pruski M; Mader E A; Johnson M J A; Nguyen S T . 2013. Stabilizing unstable species through single-site isolation: A catalytically active Ta-V trialkyl in a porous organic polymer. Chemical Science. 4:2483-2489. abstract
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Murphy J; Strehlow C P; Cho K; Tanatar M A; Salovich N; Giannetta R W; Kobayashi T; Miyasaka S; Tajima S; Prozorov R . 2013. Nodal superconductivity in isovalently substituted SrFe2(As1-xPx)(2) pnictide superconductor at the optimal doping x=0.35. Physical Review B. 87:140505. abstract
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Yeninas S; Tanatar M A; Murphy J; Strehlow C P; Ayala-Valenzuela O E; McDonald R D; Welp U; Kwok W K; Kobayashi T; Miyasaka S; Tajima S; Prozorov R . 2013. Upper critical field of isoelectron substituted SrFe2(As1-xPx)(2). Physical Review B. 87:094503. abstract
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Kandel K; Althaus S M; Peeraphatdit C; Kobayashi T; Trewyn B G; Pruski M; Slowing I I . 2013. Solvent-Induced Reversal of Activities between Two Closely Related Heterogeneous Catalysts in the Aldol Reaction. ACS Catalysis. 3:265-271. abstract
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Gupta S; Hlova I Z; Kobayashi T; Denys R V; Chen F; Zavaliy I Y; Pruski M; Pecharsky V K . 2013. Facile synthesis and regeneration of Mg(BH4)(2) by high energy reactive ball milling of MgB2. Chemical Communications. 49:828-830. abstract
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Lafon O; Thankamony A S L; Kobayashi T; Carnevale D; Vitzthum V; Slowing I I; Kandel K; Vezin H; Amoureux J P; Bodenhausen G; Pruski M . 2013. Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles Loaded with Surfactant: Low Temperature Magic Angle Spinning C-13 and Si-29 NMR Enhanced by Dynamic Nuclear Polarization. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 117:1375-1382. abstract
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Kandel K; Althaus S M; Peeraphatdit C; Kobayashi T; Trewyn B G; Pruski M; Slowing I I . 2012. Substrate inhibition in the heterogeneous catalyzed aldol condensation: A mechanistic study of supported organocatalysts. Journal of Catalysis. 291:63-68. abstract
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