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  1. Y.B. Kuang, Q.X. Jia, G.J. Ma, T. Hisatomi, T. Minegishi, H. Nishiyama, M. Nakabayashi, N. Shibata, T. Yamada, A. Kudo and K. Domen, “Ultrastable low-bias water splitting photoanodes via photocorrosion inhibition and in situ catalyst regeneration,” Nature Energy, 2, 16191(2016).

  2. J. Hoemke, A.U. Khan, H. Yoshida, T. Mori, E. Tochigi, N. Shibata, Y. Ikuhara, Y. Sakka, Sintering characteristics and thermoelectric properties of Mn-Al co-doped ZnO ceramics. J. Ceram. Soc. Japan 124, 515 (2016).

  3. D. Chiba, N. Shibata and A. Tsukazaki, “Co thin films directly deposited on ZnO polar surfaces,” Sci. Rep., 6, 38005 (2016).

  4. H. Kaneko, T. Minegishi, M. Nakabayashi, N. Shibata and K. Domen, “Enhanced Hydrogen Evolution under Simulated Sunlight from Neutral Electrolytes on (ZnSe)0.85 (CuIn0.7 Ga0.3 Se2 )0.15 Photocathodes Prepared by a Bilayer Method,” Angw. Chem. (Int, ed.), 55, 15329-15333 (2016).

  5. Z.H. Pan, T. Hisatomi, Q. Wang, S.S. Chen, A. Iwase, M. Nakabayashi, N. Shibata, T. Takata, M. Katayama, T. Minegishi, A. Kudo and K. Domen, “Photoreduced Graphene Oxide as a Conductive Binder to Improve the Water Splitting Activity of Photocatalyst Sheets,” Adv. Fun. Mater., 26, 7011-7019 (2016).

  6. R. Ishikawa, S.J. Pennycook, A.R. Lupini, S.D. Findlay, N. Shibata and Y. Ikuhara, “Single atom visibility in STEM optical depth sectioning,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 109, 163102 (2016).

  7. S. Kondo, T. Mitsuma, N. Shibata and Y. Ikuhara, “Direct observation of individual dislocation interaction processes at grain boundaries,” Sci. Adv., 2, e1501926 (2016).

  8. T. Matsumoto, Y.-G. So, Y. Kohno, H. Sawada, Y. Ikuhara and N. Shibata,” Jointed magnetic skyrmion lattice at a small-angle grain boundary visualized by advanced electron microscopy,” Sci, Rep, 6, 35880 (2016).

  9. G.J .Ma, S.S. Chen, Y.B. Kuang, S. Akiyama, T. Hisatomi, M. Nakabayashi, N. Shibata, M. Katayama, T. Minegishi and K. Domen, “Visible Light-Driven Z-Scheme Water Splitting Using Oxysulfide H-2 Evolution Photocatalysts”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 7, 3892-3896 (2016).

  10. S.D. Findlay, R. Huang, R. Ishikawa, N. Shibata and Y. Ikuhara, “Direct visualization of lithium via annular bright field scanning transmission electron microscopy: a review,” Microscopy, 66, 3-14 (2017).

  11. S. Akiyama, M. Nakabayashi, N. Shibata, T. Minegishi, Y. Asakura , Md. Abdulla-Al-Mamun, T. Hisatomi, H. Nishiyama, M. Katayama, T. Yamada and K. Domen,“Highly Efficient Water Oxidation Photoanode Made of Surface Modified LaTiO2N Particles,” Small, 12, 5468-5476(2016).

  12. D.J. Taplin, N. Shibata, M. Weyland and S.D. Findlay, “Low magnification differential phase contrast imaging of electric field in crystals with fine electron probes,” Ultramicroscopy, 169, 69-79 (2016).

  13. Z.H. Pan, T. Hisatomi, Q. Wang, S.S. Chen, M. Nakabayashi, N. Shibata, C.S. Pan, T. Takata, M. Katayama, T. Minegishi and K. Domen,”Photocatalyst Sheets Composed of Particulate LaMg1/3Ta2/3O2N and Mo-Doped BiVO4 for Z-Scheme Water Splitting under Visible Light”, ACS Catal., 6, 7188-7196 (2016).

  14. H. Kaneko, T. Minegishi, M. Nakabayashi, N. Shibata, Y.B. Kuang, T. Yamada and K. Domen, “A Novel Photocathode Material for Sunlight-Driven Overall Water Splitting: Solid Solution of ZnSe and Cu(In,Ga)Se-2,” Adv. Funct. Mater., 26, 4570-4577 (2016).

  15. Z.H. Pan, T. Hisatomi, Q. Wang, M. Nakabayashi, N. Shibata, C.S. Pan, T. Takata and K. Domen, “Application of LaMg1/3Ta2/3O2N as a hydrogen evolution photocatalyst of a photocatalyst sheet for Z-scheme water splitting,” Appl. Catal. A, 521, 26-33 (2016).

  16. C. Li, T. Hisatomi, O. Watanabe, M. Nakabayashi, N. Shibata, K. Domen and J.-J. Delaunay, “Simultaneous enhancement of photovoltage and charge transfer in Cu2O-based photocathode using buffer and protective layers,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 109, 033902 (2016).

  17. H.-J. Yu, Y.-G. So, A. Kuwabara, E. Tochigi, N. Shibata, T. Kudo, H.-S. Zhou and Y. Ikuhara, “Crystalline grain interior configuration affects lithium migration kinetics in Li-rich layered oxide,” Nano Lett., 16, 2907-2915(2016).

  18. P. Gao, H.-J. Liu, Y.-L. Huang, Y.-H. Chu, R. Ishikawa, B. Feng, Y. Jiang, N. Shibata. E.-G. Wang and Y. Ikuhara, “Atomic mechanism of polarization-controlled surface reconstruction in ferroelectric thin films,” Nature Comm. 7, 11318 (2016).

  19. Y. Miyamoto, Y. Kuroda, T. Uematsu, H. Oshikawa, N. Shibata, Y. Ikuhara, K. Suzuki, M. Hibino, K. Yamaguchi and N. Mizuno, “Rational Low-Temperature Synthesis of Ultrasmall Nanocrystalline Manganese Binary Oxide Catalysts under Controlled Metal Cation Hydration in Organic Media,” ChemNanoMat, 2, 297-306 (2016).

  20. R. Ishikawa, N.R. Lugg, K. Inoue, H. Sawada, T. Taniguchi, N. Shibata and Y. Ikuhara, “Interfacial Atomic Structure of Twisted Few-Layer Graphene,” Sci. Rep., 6, 21273 (2016).

  21. K. Matsunaga, T.-Y. Chang, R. Ishikawa, Q. Dong, K. Toyoura, A. Nakamura, Y. Ikuhara and N. Shibata, “Adsorption sites of single noble metal atoms on the rutile TiO2 (110) surface influenced by different surface oxygen vacancies,” J. Phys.: Condens. Matter., 28, 175002 (2016).

  22. A. Kumamoto, N. Shibata, K. Nayuki, T. Tohei, N. Terasaki, Y. Nagatomo, T. Nagase, K. Akiyama, Y. Kuromitsu and Y. Ikuhara, “Atomic structures of a liquid-phase bonded metal / nitride heterointerface,” Sci. Rep.,6, 22936 (2016).

  23. B. Feng, T. Yokoi, A. Kumamoto, M. Yoshiya, Y. Ikuhara and N. Shibata, “Atomically ordered solute segregation behavior in an oxide grain boundary,” Nature Comm. 7, 11079 (2016).

  24. Q. Wang, T. Hisatomi, Q. Jia, H. Tokudome, M. Zhong, C. Wang, Z. Pan, T. Takata, M. Nakabayashi, N. Shibata, Y. Li, I. D. Sharp, A. Kudo, T. Yamada and K. Domen, “Scalable water splitting on particulate photocatalyst sheets with a solar-to-hydrogen energy conversion efficiency exceeding 1%,” Nature Mater. 15, 611-615 (2016).

  25. C. Pan, T. Takata, K. Kumamoto, S. Ma, K. Ueda, T. Minegishi, M. Nakabayashi, T. Matsumoto, N. Shibata, Y. Ikuhara and K. Domen, “Band Engineering of Perovskite-type Transition Metal Oxynitrides for Photocatalytic Overall Water Splitting,” J. Mater. Chem. A, 4, 4544-4552 (2016).

  26. T. Matsumoto, Y.-G. So, Y. Kohno, H. Sawada, Y. Ikuhara and N. Shibata, “Direct observation of Σ7 grain boundary core structure in magnetic Skyrmion lattice,” Sci. Adv. 2, e1501280 (2016).​

  27. B. Feng, I. Sugiyama, H. Hojo, H. Ohta, N. Shibata and Y. Ikuhara, “Atomic structures and oxygen dynamics of CeO2 grain boundaries,” Sci. Rep., 6, 20288(2016).

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