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

Kobayashi T; Hlova I Z; Singh N K; Pecharsky V K; Pruski M . 2012. Solid-State NMR Study of Li-Assisted Dehydrogenation of Ammonia Borane. Inorganic Chemistry. 51:4108-4115. abstract
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Singh N K; Kobayashi T; Dolotko O; Wiench J W; Pruski M; Pecharsky V K . 2012. Mechanochemical transformations in NaNH(2)-MgH(2) mixtures. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 513:324-327. abstract
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Dolotko O; Kobayashi T; Wiench J W; Pruski M; Pecharsky V . 2011. Investigation of the thermochemical transformations in the LiAlH(4)-LiNH(2) system. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 36:10626-10634. abstract
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Nedd S; Kobayashi T; Tsai C H; Slowing I I; Pruski M; Gordon M S . 2011. Using a Reactive Force Field To Correlate Mobilities Obtained from Solid-State (13)C NMR on Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticle Systems. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 115:16333-16339. abstract
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Tsai C H; Chen H T; Althaus S M; Mao K M; Kobayashi T; Pruski M; Lin V S Y . 2011. Rational Catalyst Design: A Multifunctional Mesoporous Silica Catalyst for Shifting the Reaction Equilibrium by Removal of Byproduct. ACS Catalysis. 1:729-732. abstract
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Kobayashi T; Mao K; Wang S G; Lin V S Y; Pruski M . 2011. Molecular ordering of mixed surfactants in mesoporous silicas: A solid-state NMR study. Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. 39:65-71. abstract
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Mao K; Kobayashi T; Wiench J W; Chen H T; Tsai C H; Lin V S Y; Pruski M . 2010. Conformations of Silica-Bound (Pentafluorophenyl)propyl Groups Determined by Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy and Theoretical Calculations. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 132:12452-12457. abstract
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