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The Ito Research Laboratory

Ito Research Lab
Kansas State University
Department of Chemistry
King Hall 303
1212 Mid-Campus Dr North
Manhattan, KS 66506

Phone Numbers
Office: 785-532-1451
Fax: 785-532-6666
Email: ito[at]ksu.edu

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Research Publications

84. H. Coceancigh, D. A. Higgins, T. Ito “Optical Microscopic Techniques for Synthetic Polymer Characterization” (Review), Anal. Chem. 2019, 91, 405-424.

83. Z. Harandizadeh, J. Xie, M. M. Moore, K. L. Hohn, T. Ito “Sensitization with Stannous Acetate in Dimethyl Sulfoxide for Silver Electroless Deposition”, J. Electrochem. Soc. 2018,165, D488-D493. 

82. T. Ito, G. Ghimire “Electrochemical Applications of Microphase-Separated Block Copolymer Thin Films” (Review), ChemElectroChem  2018, 5, 2937-2953.

81. H. Coceancigh, K.-H. Tran-Ba, N. Siepser, L. A. Baker, T. Ito “Longitudinally Controlled Modification of Cylindrical and Conical Track-Etched Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Pores Using Electrochemically-Assisted Click Reaction” Langmuir  2017, 33, 11998-12006.

80. H. Xu, S. Nagasaka, N. Kameta, M. Masuda, T. Ito, D. A. Higgins “Spectroscopic Imaging Studies of Nanoscale Polarity and Mass Transport Phenomena in Self-Assembled Organic Nanotubes”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 19, 20040-20048..

79. G. Ghimire,H. Coceancigh, Y. Yi, T. Ito  “Electrochemical Characterization and Catalytic Application of Gold-Supported Ferrocene-Containing Diblock Copolymer Thin Films in Ethanol Solution”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces  2017, 9, 2906-2913.

78. D. R. Sapkota, K.-H. Tran-Ba, T. Elwell-Cuddy, D. A. Higgins, T. Ito “Single-Molecule Tracking Study of the Permeability and Transverse Width of Individual Cylindrical Microdomains in Solvent-Swollen Polystyrene-block-Poly(ethylene oxide) Films”, J. Phys. Chem. B  2016, 120, 12177-12183.

77. H. Xu, S. Nagasaka, N. Kameta, M. Masuda, T. Ito, D. A. Higgins “Imaging Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy Studies of Dye Diffusion in Self-Assembled Organic Nanotubes”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016, 18, 16766-16774.

76. M. Reichenberger, T. Ito, P. B. Ugorowski, B. W. Montag, S. R. Stevenson, D. M. Nichols, D. S. McGregor “Electrodeposition of Uranium and Thorium onto Small Platinum Electrodes”, Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A  2016, 812, 12-16.

75. R. Kumarasinghe, E. D. Higgins, T. Ito, D. A. Higgins “Spectroscopic and Polarization-Dependent Single-Molecule Tracking Reveal the One-Dimensional Diffusion Pathways in Surfactant-Templated Mesoporous Silica”, J. Phys. Chem. C  2016, 120, 715-723.

74. M. Reichenberger, T. C. Unruh, P. B. Ugorowski, T. Ito, J. A. Roberts, S. R. Stevenson, D. M. Nichols, D. S. McGregor “Micro-Pocket Fission Detectors (MPFDs) for In-Core Neutron Detection”, Ann. Nucl. Energy  2016, 87, 318-323.

73. S. C. Park, T. Ito, D. A. Higgins “On the Dimensionality of Diffusion in Flow-Aligned Surfactant-Templated Mesoporous Silica:  A Single Molecule Tracking Study of Pore Wall Permeability”, J. Phys. Chem. 2015, 119, 26101-26110.

72. G. Ghimire, Y. Yi, M. A. Derylo, L. A. Baker, T. Ito “Electron Propagation within Redox-Active Microdomains in Thin Films of Ferrocene-Containing Diblock Copolymers”, Langmuir  2015, 31, 12307-12314.

71. K.-H. Tran-Ba, D. A. Higgins, T. Ito "Fluorescence Recovery After Photobleaching and Single-Molecule Tracking Measurements of Anisotropic Diffusion within Identical Regions of a Cylinder-Forming Diblock Copolymer Film", Anal. Chem2015, 87, 5802-5809.

70. D. A. Higgins, S. C. Park, K.-H. Tran-Ba, T. Ito "Single-Molecule Investigations of Morphology and Mass Transport Dynamics in Nanostructured Materials", Annu. Rev. Anal. Chem.  2015, 8, 193-216.

69. K. C. Robben, K.-H. Tran-Ba, T. Ito, D. A. Higgins "Trajectory-Profile-Guided Single Molecule Tracking for Assignment of One-Dimensional Diffusion Trajectories", Anal. Chem. 2014, 86, 10820-10827.

68. K.-H. Tran-Ba, D. A. Higgins, T. Ito "Single-Molecule Tracking Studies of Flow-Induced Microdomain Alignment in Cylinder-Forming Polystyrene-Poly(ethylene oxide) Diblock Copolymer Films", J. Phys. Chem. B  2014, 118, 11406-11415.

67. B. Pandey, C. B. Cox, P. S. Thapa, T. Ito "Potentiometric Response Characteristics of Oxide-Coated Gallium Electrodes in Aqueous Solutions", Electrochim. Acta  2014, 142, 378-385.

66. T. Ito "Block Copolymer-Derived Monolithic Polymer Films and Membranes Comprising Self-Organized Cylindrical Nanopores for Chemical Sensing and Separations" (Focus Review), Chem.–Asian J. 2014, 9, 2708-2718.

65. H. Xu, C. J. Minter, S. Nagasaka, T. Ito, D. A. Higgins "Elongation, Alignment and Guided Electrophoretic Migration of ds-DNA in Flow-Aligned Hexagonal F127 Gels", J. Phys. Chem. B  2014, 118, 4151-4159.

64. F. Li, T. Ito "Complexation-Induced Control of Electron Propagation Based on Bounded Diffusion through Nanopore-Tethered Ferrocenes", J. Am. Chem. Soc2013, 135, 16260-16263.

63. D. A. Higgins, K.-H. Tran-Ba, T. Ito "Following Single Molecules to a Better Understanding of Self-Assembled One-Dimensional Nanostructures" (Perspective), J. Phys. Chem. Lett.  2013, 4, 3095-3103.

62. R. Pramanik, T. Ito, D. A. Higgins "Molecular Length Dependence of Single Molecule Wobbling within Surfactant and Solvent Filled Silica Mesopores", J. Phys. Chem. C 2013, 117, 15438-15446.

61. C. A. Morris, C.-C. Chen, T. Ito, L. A. Baker "Local pH Measurement with Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy", J. Electrochem. Soc.  2013, 160, H430-H435.

60. S. C. Park, T. Ito, D. A. Higgins "Single Molecule Tracking Studies of Flow-Aligned Mesoporous Silica Monoliths: Aging-Time Dependence of Pore Order", J. Phys. Chem. B  2013, 117, 4222-4230.

59. C. M. De Silva, B. Pandey, F. Li, T. Ito "Adsorption of Primary Substituted Hydrocarbons onto Solid Gallium Substrates", Langmuir  2013, 29, 4568-4573.

58. R. Pramanik, T. Ito, D. A. Higgins "Single Molecule Wobbling in Cylindrical Mesopores", J. Phys. Chem. C  2013, 117, 3668-3673.

57. F. Li, B. Pandey, T. Ito "Linker-Based Control of Electron Propagation through Ferrocene Moieties Covalently Anchored onto Insulator-Based Nanopores Derived from a Polystyrene-Poly(methylmethacrylate) Diblock Copolymer", Langmuir  2012, 28, 16496-16500.

56. B. Pandey, P. S. Thapa, D. A. Higgins, T. Ito "Formation of Self-Organized Nanoporous Anodic Oxide from Metallic Gallium", Langmuir  2012, 28, 13705-13711.

55. K.-H. Tran-Ba, J. J. Finley, D. A. Higgins, T. Ito "Single Molecule Tracking Studies of Millimeter-Scale Cylindrical Domain Alignment in Polystyrene–Poly(ethylene oxide) Diblock Copolymer Films Induced by Solvent Vapor Penetration", J. Phys. Chem. Lett.  2012, 3, 1968-1973.

54. A. W. Kirkeminde, T. Torres, T. Ito, D. A. Higgins "Multiple Diffusion Pathways in Pluronic F127 Mesophases Revealed by Single Molecule Tracking and Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy", J. Phys. Chem. B  2011, 115, 12736-12743.

53. F. Li, R. Diaz, T. Ito "Quantitative Investigation of Surface Functionalization of Cylindrical Nanopores Derived from Polystyrene-Poly(methylmethacrylate) Diblock Copolymers", RSC Adv.  2011, 1, 1732-1736.

52. B. Pandey, K. H. Tran Ba, Y. Li, R. Diaz, T. Ito "Electrochemical Study of the Diffusion of Cytochrome c within Nanoscale Pores Derived from Cylinder-Forming Polystyrene-Poly(methylmethacrylate) Diblock Copolymers" Electrochim. Acta  2011, 56, 10185-10190.

51. D. M. N. T Perera, B. Pandey, T. Ito "Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy Studies of Organic-Solvent-Induced Permeability Changes in Nanoporous Films Derived from a Cylinder-Forming Diblock Copolymer", Langmuir  2011, 27, 11111-11117.

50. K. H. Tran Ba, T. A. Everett, T. Ito, D. A. Higgins “Trajectory Angle Determination in One Dimensional Single Molecule Tracking Data by Orthogonal Regression Analysis”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2011, 13, 1827-1835.

49. F. Li, E. Shishkin, M. A. Mastro, J. K. Hite, C. R. Eddy, Jr., J. H. Edgar, T. Ito "Photopolymerization of Self-Assembled Monolayers of Diacetylenic Alkylphosphonic Acids on Group-III Nitride Substrates", Langmuir  2010, 26, 10725-10730.

48. D. M. N. T. Perera, S. Nagasaka, T. Ito "pH-Dependent Voltammetric Responses of Microdisk Gold Electrodes Modified with Thiotic Acid Self-Assembled Monolayers", Supramol. Chem2010, 22, 450-454.

47. T. Ito, I. Grabowska, S. Ibrahim "Chemical Force Microscopy for Materials Characterization: Investigations of Host-Guest Interactions and Polymer Surface Chemistry" Trends Anal. Chem2010, 29, 225-233.

46. D. M. N. T. Perera, T. Ito "Cyclic Voltammetry on Recessed Nanodisk-Array Electrodes Prepared from Track-Etched Polycarbonate Membranes with 10-nm Diameter Pores", Analyst  2010, 135, 172-176.

45. S. Ibrahim, T. Ito "Surface Chemical Properties of Nanoscale Domains on UV-Treated Polystyrene-Poly(methylmethacrylate) Diblock Copolymer Films Studied Using Scanning Force Microscopy", Langmuir  2010, 26, 2119-2123.

44. P. Gamage, K. Lovell, M. T. Basel, M. R. Pokhrel, D. Battle, T. Ito, M. Pavlenok, M. Niederweis, S. H. Bossmann "Poly-N-Isopropylacrylamide/Acrylic Acid Copolymers for the Generation of Nanostructures at Mica Surfaces and as Hydrophobic Host Systems for the Porin MspA from Mycobacterium smegmatis", J. Phys. Chem. C  2009, 113, 16485-16494.

43. K. H. Tran Ba, M. A. Mastro, J. K. Hite, C. R. Eddy, Jr., T. Ito "Nitrogen-Polar Gallium Nitride Substrates as Solid-State pH-Selective Potentiometric Sensors", Appl. Phys. Lett.  2009, 95, 142501.

42. H. C. Maire, S. Ibrahim, Y. Li, T. Ito "Effects of Substrate Roughness on the Orientation of Cylindrical Domains in Thin Films of a Polystyrene-Poly(methylmethacrylate) Diblock Copolymer Studied Using Atomic Force Microscopy and Cyclic Voltammetry", Polymer  2009, 50, 2273-2280.

41. Y. Li, T. Ito "Size-Exclusion Properties of Nanoporous Films Derived from Polystyrene-Poly(methylmethacrylate) Diblock Copolymers Assessed Using Direct Electrochemistry of Ferritins" Anal. Chem.  2009, 81, 851-855.

40. I. Szymaska, E. Dolusic, W. Dehaen, W. Maes, T. Ito, H. Radecka "Determination of Interaction Strength between Corrole and Phenol Derivatives in Aqueous Media Using Atomic Force Microscopy" Supramol. Chem.  2009, 21, 555-563.

39. Y. Li, T. Ito "Surface Chemical Functionalization of Cylindrical Nanopores Derived from a Polystyrene-Poly(methylmethacrylate) Diblock Copolymer via Amidation" Langmuir  2008, 24, 8959-8963.

38. Y. Xiao, T. Ito, D. A. Higgins "Grayscale Patterning of Polymer Thin Films with Nanometer Precision by Direct-Write Multiphoton Photolithography" Langmuir  2008, 24, 8939-8943.

37. T. Ito, S. M. Forman, C. Cao, F. Li, C. R. Eddy, Jr., M.A. Mastro, R.T. Holm, R.L. Henry, K. L. Hohn, J. H. Edgar "Self-Assembled Monolayers of Alkylphosphonic Acid on GaN Substrates" Langmuir  2008, 24, 6630-6635.

36. T. Ito, D.-M. N. T. Perera, S. Nagasaka "Gold Electrodes Modified with Self-Assembled Monolayers for Measuring L-Ascorbic Acid: An Undergraduate Analytical Chemistry Laboratory Experiment", J. Chem. Educ.  2008, 85, 1112-1115.

35. T. Ito "Observation of DNA Molecules Using Fluorescence Microscopy and Atomic Force Microscopy: An Undergraduate Instrumental Analysis Laboratory Experiment" J. Chem. Educ.  2008, 85, 680-682.

34. Y. Li, H. C. Maire, T. Ito "Electrochemical Characterization of Nanoporous Films Fabricated from a Polystyrene–Poly(methylmethacrylate) Diblock Copolymer: Monitoring the Removal of the PMMA Domains and Exploring the Functional Groups on the Nanopore Surface", Langmuir  2007, 23, 12771-12776.

33. S. Ibrahim, D. A. Higgins, T. Ito "Direct-Write Multiphoton Photolithography: A Systematic Study of the Etching Behaviors in Various Commercial Polymers", Langmuir  2007, 23, 12406-12412. [Featured: H. Hogan "Choosing the Right Aids Direct-Write Multiphoton Photolithography" Photonic Spectra (Technology News), 2008 (January), 24-26.]

32. A. Xie, T. Ito and D. A. Higgins "Fabrication and Characterization of Polymer/Liquid-Crystal Composite Diffractive Optics by Multiphoton Methods" Adv. Funct. Mater. 2007, 17, 1515-1522.

31. T. Ito, A. A. Audi, G. P. Dible "Electrochemical Characterization of Recessed Nanodisk-Array Electrodes Prepared from Track-Etched Membranes" Anal. Chem.  2006, 78, 7048-7053.

30. D. A. Higgins, T. A. Everett, A. Xie, S. M. Forman, T. Ito "High-Resolution Direct-Write Multiphoton Photolithography in Poly(methylmethacrylate) Films" Appl. Phys. Lett.  2006, 88, 184101. [Selected for the June 2006 issue of Virtual Journal of Ultrafast Science.]

29. T. Nishino, T. Ito, Y. Umezawa "A Fullerene Molecular Tip Can Detect Localized and Rectified Electron Tunneling within a Single Fullerene-Porphyrin Pair", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA  2005, 102, 5659-5662.

28. T. Ito, L. Sun, R. R. Henriquez, R. M. Crooks "A Carbon Nanotube-Based Coulter Nanoparticle Counter", Acc. Chem. Res2004, 37, 937-945. [Correction: Acc. Chem. Res.  2005, 38, 687.]

27. T. Ito, L. Sun, M. A. Bevan, R. M. Crooks "Comparison of Nanoparticle Size and Electrophoretic Mobility Measurements using a Carbon Nanotube-Based Coulter Counter, Dynamic Light Scattering, Transmission Electron Microscopy, and Phase Analysis Light Scattering", Langmuir  2004, 20, 6940-6945.

26. T. Ito "Development of New Analytical Methodologies Based on Molecule/Particle Recognitions at Surfaces, Interfaces, and Carbon Nanotube Channels" (account in Japanese), Bunseki Kagaku  2004, 53, 657-676.

25. R. R. Henriquez, T. Ito, Li Sun, R. M. Crooks "The Resurgence of Coulter Counting as a Nanoscale Analytical Method", Analyst 2004, 129, 478-482.

24. J. Dai, T. Ito, L. Sun, R. M. Crooks "Electrokinetic Trapping and Concentration Enrichment of DNA in a Microfluidic Channel", J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2003, 125, 13026-13027.

23. Y. Umezawa, T. Ito "Chemically Modified Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Tips for Molecular Imaging" (Account), Electrochemistry  2003, 71, 522-529.

22. T. Nishino, T. Ito, Y. Umezawa "Selective Observation of Hydroxy and Carboxylate Moieties by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Using Chemically Modified Tips with Differing Extent of Hydrogen Bond Acidity or Basicity", J. Electroanal. Chem.  2003, 550-551, 125-129.

21. T. Ito, L. Sun, R. M. Crooks "Observation of DNA Transport through a Single Carbon Nanotube Channel Using Fluorescence Microscopy", Chem. Commun.  2003, 1482-1483.

20. T. Ito, L. Sun, R. M. Crooks "Simultaneous Determination of Size and Surface Charge of Individual Nanoparticles Using a Carbon Nanotube Coulter Counter", Anal. Chem2003, 75, 2399-2406.

19. T. Ito, L. Sun, R. M. Crooks "Electrochemical Etching of Individual Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes", Electrochemical Solid-State Lett2003, 6, C4-C7.

18. T. Nishino, T. Ito, Y. Umezawa "Carbon Nanotube STM Tips for Chemically Selective Imaging", Anal. Chem.  2002, 74, 4275-4278.

17. T. Ito, C. Goto "Ion-Selective Solvent Polymeric Membrane Electrodes Based on 1-Phenyl-3-Methyl-4-Acyl-5-Pyrazolones for Trivalent Lanthanoid Ions", J. Trace and Microprobe Techniques  2001, 19, 601-613.

16. T. Ito, C. Goto, K. Noguchi "Lanthanoid Ion-Selective Solvent Polymeric Membrane Electrode Based on 1-Phenyl-3-Methyl-4-Octadecanoyl-5-Pyrazolone", Anal. Chim. Acta  2001, 443, 41-51. (Erratum to this paper: Anal. Chim. Acta  2002, 456, 326.)

15. T. Nishino, P. Bühlmann, T. Ito, Y. Umezawa "Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Using Chemically Modified Tips: Orientation Selective Observation of Ether Oxygens", Surf. Sci.  2001, 490, L579-L584.

14. T. Ito, Y. Hasegawa "Some Considerations on Synergistic Extraction Behavior of Rare Earths(III) with Pivaloyltrifluoroacetone and Neutral Bidentate Ligands", Solvent Extr. Res. Dev. Jpn.  2001, 8, 47-62.

13. T. Ito "Uphill transport of lanthanoid (III) ions through supported liquid membranes based on ß-diketone and Lewis bases" (in Japanese), Bunseki Kagaku  2001, 50, 301-308.

12. T. Nishino, P. Bühlmann, T. Ito, Y. Umezawa "Discrimination of Functional Groups with Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Using Chemically Modified Tips: Recognition of Ether Oxygens through Hydrogen Bond Interactions", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.  2001, 3, 1867-1869.

11. T. Ohshiro, T. Ito, P. Bühlmann, Y. Umezawa "Scanning Tunneling Microscopy with Chemically Modified Tips: Discrimination of Porphyrin Centers Based on Metal-Coordination and Hydrogen Bond Interactions", Anal. Chem.  2001, 73, 878–883.

10. T. Ito "Ion-Channel-Mimetic Sensor for Trivalent Cations Based on Self-Assembled Monolayers of Thiol-Derivatized 4-Acyl-5-Pyrazolones on Gold", J. Electroanal. Chem.  2001, 495, 87-97.

9. T. Ito, Y. Umezawa "Scanning Tunneling Microscopy with Chemically Modified Tips", Rev. Anal. Chem.  2000, 19, 331–359.

8. T. Ito, P. Bühlmann, Y. Umezawa, "Polypyrrole-Modified Tips for Functional Group Recognition in Scanning Tunneling Microscopy", Anal. Chem.  1999, 71, 1699–1705.

7. T. Ito, D. Citterio, P. Bühlmann, Y. Umezawa, "Observation of Silver and Hydrogen Ion Binding to Self-Assembled Monolayers with Chemically Modified AFM Tips", Langmuir  1999, 15, 2788–2793.

6. K. Odashima, T. Ito, K. Tohda, Y. Umezawa, "A Systematic Study on the Complexation of Quaternary Ammonium Salts and Neutral Phenols", Chem. Pharm. Bull.  1998, 46, 1248–1253.

5. T. Ito, H. Radecka, K. Tohda, K. Odashima, Y. Umezawa, "On the Mechanism of Unexpected Potentiometric Response to Neutral Phenols by Liquid Membranes Based on Quaternary Ammonium Salts – Systematic Experimental and Theoretical Approaches", J. Am. Chem. Soc.  1998, 120, 3049–3059.

4. T. Ito, H. Radecka, K. Umezawa, T. Kimura, A. Yashiro, X. M. Lin, M. Kataoka, E. Kimura, J. L. Sessler, K. Odashima, Y. Umezawa, "A Variety of Lipophilic Amines Incorporated in Liquid Membranes Exhibit Potentiometric Responses to Neutral Phenols", Anal. Sci.  1998, 14, 89-98.

3. T. Ito, P. Bühlmann, Y. Umezawa, "Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Using Chemically Modified Tips", Anal. Chem.  1998, 70, 255–259.

2. T. Ito, M. Namba, P. Bühlmann, Y. Umezawa, "Modification of Silicon Nitride Tips with Trichlorosilane Self-Assembled Monolayers (SAMs) for Chemical Force Microscopy", Langmuir  1997, 13, 4323–4332.

1. H. Sato, M. Wakabayashi, T. Ito, M. Sugawara, Y. Umezawa, "Potentiometric Responses of Ionophore-Incorporated Bilayer Lipid Membranes with and without Added Anionic Sites", Anal. Sci.  1997, 13, 437–446.

 

Slightly- or Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications (Reviews/Monographs/Proceedings/Book Chapters)

13. T. Ito “Electron Hopping through Redox Moieties Anchored to Well-Defined Nanostructures” (Invited Commentary), Chem. Rec. 2015, 15, 1148-1150.

12. M. A. Reichenberger, T. D. F. George, R. G. Fronk, P. B. Ugorowski, J. A. Geuther, J. A. Roberts, T. Ito, H. B. Vo-Le, S. R. Stevenson, D. M. Nichols, D. S. McGregor “Advances in the Development and Testing of Micro-Pocket Fission Detectors (MPFDs)” Proceedings of IAEA International Conference on Research Reactors: Safe Management and Effective Utilization, 2015, IAEA-CN-231-103.

11. K.-H. Tran-Ba, T. Ito “Finite-Element Computer Simulations on Cyclic Voltammograms Measured at Recessed Nanodisk-Array Electrodes”, ECS Trans.  2013, 45 (24), 89-95.

10. S. Ibrahim, S. Nagasaka, D. S. Moore, D. A. Higgins, T. Ito "Conductance and Flux Measurements on Capillary-Incorporated Nanoporous Monoliths", ECS Trans2012, 41 (19), 1-13.

9. T. Ito, D. M. N. T. Perera "Analytical Applications of Block Copolymer-Derived Nanoporous Membranes", In Trace Analysis with Nanomaterials, D. T. Pierce, Zhao, J. X., Eds.; Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, 2010, 341-358.

8. T. Ito "Separation and Detection Methods Based on Nanoscale Mass Transport through a Carbon Nanotube" (review in Japanese), Bunseki  2008, 480-483.

7. T. Ito, S. M. Forman, C. Cao, C. R. Eddy, Jr., M.A. Mastro, R.T. Holm, R.L. Henry, K. Hohn, J. H. Edgar "Monolayer Formation on GaN Surface via Self-Assembly", ECS Trans.  2007, 11 (5), 97-101.

6. T. Ito "Atomic Force Microscopy and Scanning Tunneling Microscopy with Chemically Modified Tips" (review in Japanese), Bunseki  2005 (January) 23-29.

5. T. Ito "Chemically Modified Tips for Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) and Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM)" in Frontiers in Methods of Analysis –Fundamentals and Applications to Nano and Biotechnology– (handbook chapter in Japanese), Y. Umezawa, T. Sawada, and S. Terabe, Eds., NTS Inc., Tokyo, Japan, 2004, 289-297.

4. Y. Umezawa, T. Ito "Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM)" in Data Book on Analytical Chemistry (handbook chapter in Japanese), Japan Society of Analytical Chemistry, Eds., Maruzen, Tokyo, Japan, 2004 (September), pp 177-178.

3. T. Ito "Scanning Probe Microscopy (STM, AFM, SECM)" in Experiments in Instrumental Analysis (textbook chapter in Japanese), Y. Umezawa, S. Motomizu, H. Watarai and N. Teramae, Eds., Tokyo Kagaku Dojin, Tokyo, Japan, 2002 (March), pp 260-274, 280-282.

2. T. Ito “Scanning Probe Microscopy Using Chemically Modified Tips” (in Japanese), Bunseki Kagaku 1999, 48, 867–868.

1. Y. Umezawa, M. Sugawara, K. Tohda, P. Buhlmann, Y. Tani, S. Nishizawa, S. Amemiya, T. Ito, N. Kimura "Chemical Sensors 1993/1994 - Ion Sensors" (review in Japanese), Chemical Sensors  1994, 10, 46-60.