RESEARCH INTERESTS

Theory of liquids and fluid interfaces

Our research group is working on theoretical studies of liquids and liquid mixtures, fluid interfaces, phase transitions in condensed phases and those at interfaces.

Selected topics are

  • Properties of aqueous solutions
  • Phase transitions in confined liquids
  • Bulk and inhomogeneous fluids
  • Confined fluids, water, ice, nucleation
  • Surface tension and line tension
  • Wetting phenomena 
  • Hydrophobic effect

 

Information on working / studying at Okayama University

 

See also: Theoretical Physical Chemistry


Upcoming Conferences

NEWS

A tribute to Ben Widom

Last update: April 5, 2018

Journal of Physical Chemistry B BENJAMIN WIDOM FESTSCHRIFT 

A new paper on hydrophobicity

Last update: April 1, 2018

Hydrophobicity Varying with Temperature, Pressure, and Salt Concentration, J. Phys. Chem. B: The Ben Widom Festschrift, K. Koga and N. Yamamoto

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Last update: July 17, 2015

EVENTS

The 13th mini-symposium on liquids

Last update: April 26, 2019

The 13th Mini-Symposium on Liquids (MSL2019)  http://phys.chem.okayama-u.ac.jp/msl2019/index.php   This series of the mini-symposiums on liquids serves as a place to learn and discover fundamental problems on liquids and interesting phenomena where liquids play important roles.  & ...

The 12th Mini-Symposium on Liquids

Last update: April 1, 2018

The mini-symposium on liquids is aimed at learning and understanding fundamental problems on liquids. Anyone interested in is welcome to attend.   Date: June 30 (Sat)-July 1 (Sun), 2018 Place: Faculty of Science, Kyushu University    Website for the MSL2018

The 10th Mini-Symposium on Liquids (MSL2016)

Last update: August 30, 2017

The symposium is aimed at learning and understanding fundamental problems on liquids. Anyone interested in is welcome to attend.   Date: 10 am, October 15th, 2016 Place: Faculty of Science, Okayama University  Registration Fee: 1000yen (Student 500yen)   Invited Talks Motoyoshi ...

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