Researcher Profile

Masahiro Watanabe

Center Director, Professor

Specialty
Fuel cells
Proton conductive polymers
e-mail address
m-watanabe@yamanashi.ac.jp

History

Affiliation Fuel Cell Nanomaterials Center
Education 1968.3Graduated School of Engineering Science (Master Course), Yamanashi University
Degree1966B. Chem. (Yamanashi University)
1968Mr. Eng. Sci. (Yamanashi University)
1976Dr. Eng. Sci. (University of Tokyo)
Professional Career 1968-1976Associate Researcher, Yamanashi University
1974-1975Visiting Research Scientist, The University of Tokyo
1976-1977Assistant Professor, Yamanashi University
1977-1989Associate Professor, Yamanashi University
1979-1980Visiting Research Fellow, Univ. of Florida, USA
1989-presentProfessor, Yamanashi University
2001-2009Director of Clean Energy Research Center, Yamanashi University
2005-2009Councilor, Yamanashi University
2008-presentDirector of Fuel Cell Nanomaterials Center, Yamanashi University
Visiting Professor
1983-1993Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
1987 University of Electro-Communications
1988, 1992, 2000Hokkaido University
1989Tokyo Metropolitan University
1997Tokyo Institute of Technology
1998Kyushu University, Kyoto University
2002University of Osaka Prefecture, Shinshu University, Nagasaki University
2007-2008Kanagawa University
Invited Professor
1990Yonsei University, Korea
1990Seoul National University, Korea
1993San Paulo University (Sao Carlos), Brazil
1997Case Western Reserve University, USA
2002Taiwan Central University, Taiwan
2010-presentBirmingham University, UK
2011Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology(DIGIST), Korea
2011Technical University of Munich, Germany
Guest Professor
1998-presentWuhan University, China
2003-presentInstitute of Chemistry, CAS, China
2007-presentKyusyu University, Japan
Prizes / Awards 1992The Electrochemical Society of Japan Award for "Outstanding Research in the field of Electrochemistry and Industrial Physical Chemistry", The Electrochemical Society of Japan
2001Outstanding Scientist Award "Yamanashi Academy of Science", Yamanashi Academy of Science Corporation
2004Kato Memorial Awards for "Development of Electrocatalysts", Kato Memorial Awards Corporation
2005The Electrochemical Society & Tanahashi Memorial Award for "Superior R&D in the Field of Electrochemistry and Industrial Physical Chemistry", The Electrochemical Society of Japan
2005-presentFellow of ISE, The International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE).
2006The Catalysis Society of Japan Award for "Development of Pt Electrocatalysts", The Catalysis Society of Japan
20072007 IPHE Technical Achievement Award, International Partnership for the Hydrogen Economy
2008MEXT Minister Award for Science & Technology (Development Field), "R&D on Innovative Materials and Structural Controls for Fuel Cells", MEXT of Japan
2009The Electrochemical Society of Japan Award "distinguished service medal", The Electrochemical Society of Japan

Specialties

Subject of Study Interfacial Electrochemistry
R&D Relating to Fuel Cells (PEFC, PAFC, SOFC)
Reforming and Cleaning Catalysts for Fuel Processing
Cell Designs for High Temperature Water Electrolysis
Research KeywordsFuel cells, Electrocatalysts, Membranes, Hydrogen production & purification
Academic Society Affiliations American Chemical Society; International Society of Electrochemistry; Electrochemical Society; Chemical Society of Japan; Electrochemical Society of Japan ; Catalysis Society of Japan; Society of Polymer Science, Japan

Research Achievements

PublicationsPapers
  1. Synthesis and Properties of Anion Conductive Ionomers Containing Fluorenyl Groups for Alkaline Fuel Cell Applications, M. Tanaka, M. Koike, K. Miyatake, M. Watanabe, Polym. Chem., 2, No.1, 99-106 (2011).
  2. Synthesis and Properties of Multiblock Copoly(arylene ether)s Containing Superacid Groups for Fuel Cell Membranes, T. Mikami, K. Miyatake, M. Watanabe, J. Polym. Sci. A: Polym. Chem., 49, No.2, 452-464 (2011).
  3. Electro-oxidation of Hydrolysed Poly-Oxymethylene-Dimethylether on PtRu Supported Catalysts, D. Devaux, H. Yano, H. Uchida, J. -L. Dubois, M. Watanabe, Electrochim. Acta, 56, No.3, 1460-1465 (2011).
  4. In Situ ATR-FTIR Analysis of the CO-Tolerance Mechanism on Pt2Ru3/C Catalysts Prepared by the Nanocapsule Method, T. Sato, K. Kunimatsu, K. Okaya, H. Yano, M. Watanabe, H. Uchida, Energy Environ. Sci., 4, No.2, 433-438 (2011).
  5. Luminescent Sensory Polymer Coating Composed of Platinumporphyrin and Poly(trimethylsilylpropyne) for Real-Time Oxygen Visualization in Operating PEFCs, T. Hyakutake, Y. Ishigami, J. Kato, J. Inukai, K. Miyatake, H. Nishide, M. Watanabe, Macromol. Chem. Phys., 212, 42-47 (2011).
  6. Facile Preparation and Electrochemical Behavior of Pt100-XCoX(111) Single-Crystal Electrodes in 0.1 M HClO4, M. Wakisaka, Y. Hyuga, K. Abe, H. Uchida, M. Watanabe, Electrochem. Commun., 13, No.4, 317-320 (2011).
  7. Simultaneous Visualization of Oxygen Distribution and Water Blockages in an Operating Triple-Serpentine Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell, K. Takada, Y. Ishigami, J. Inukai, Y. Nagumo, H. Takano, H. Nishide, M. Watanabe, J. Power Sources, 196, No.5, 2635-2639 (2011).
  8. Corrosion of Carbon Supports at Cathode during Hydrogen/Air Replacement at Anode Studied by Visualization of Oxygen Partial Pressures in a PEFC-Start-up/Shut-down Simulation, Y. Ishigami, K. Takada, H. Yano, J. Inukai, M. Uchida, Y. Nagumo, T. Hyakutake, H. Nishide, M. Watanabe, J. Power Sources, 196, No.6, 3003-3008 (2011).
  9. In-situ ATR-FTIR Study of Oxygen Reduction at the Pt/Nafion Interface, K. Kunimatsu, T. Yoda, D. A. Tryk, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 12, No.3, 621-629 (2010).
  10. Proton-Conductive Aromatic Ionomers Having Highly Sulfonated Blocks for High-Temperature-Operable Fuel Cells, B. Bae, T. Yoda, K. Miyatake, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 49, No.2, 317-320 (2010).
  11. Gas Diffusion Electrodes Containing Sulfonated Poly(arylene ether) Ionomer for PEFCs Part 2. Improvement of the Cathode Performance, T. Yoda, T. Shimura, B. Bae, K. Miyatake, M. Uchida, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochim. Acta, 55, No.10, 3464-3470 (2010).
  12. Anion Conductive Aromatic Ionomers Containing Fluorenyl Groups, M. Tanaka, M. Koike, K. Miyatake, and M. Watanabe, Macromolecules, 43, No.6, 2657-2659 (2010).
  13. Sulfonated Poly(arylene ether sulfone ketone) Multiblock Copolymers with Highly Sulfonated Block. Synthesis and Properties, B. Bae, K. Miyatake, and M. Watanabe, Macromolecules, 43, No.6, 2684-2691 (2010).
  14. Control of Particle Size of Pt and Pt Alloy Electrocatalysts Supported on Carbon Black by the Nanocapsule Method, K. Okaya, H. Yano, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2, No.3, 888-895 (2010).
  15. Durability of Pt/Graphitized Carbon Catalysts for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction Prepared by the Nanocapsule Method, H. Yano, T. Akiyama, P. Bele, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 12, No.15, 3806-3814 (2010).
  16. In Situ STM Observation of Morphological Changes of the Pt(111) Electrode Surface during Potential Cycling in 10 mM HF Solution, M. Wakisaka, S. Asizawa, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 12, No.16, 4184-4190 (2010).
  17. TEM Evaluation of Concerted Prepared Pt2Ru3/CB Catalysts Synthesized by the Nanocapsule Method, P. Bele, H. Uchida, K. Okaya, H. Yano, U. Stimming, M. Watanabe, Microscopy and Analysis, 24, No.4, 5-7 (2010).
  18. Selective Methanation of CO in Hydrogen-Rich Gases Involving Large Amounts of CO2 over Ru-Modified Ni-Al Mixed Oxide Catalysts, M. Kimura, T. Miyao, S. Komori, A. Chen, K. Higashiyama, H. Yamashita, M. Watanabe, Applied Catalysis A: General, 379, 182-187 (2010).
  19. In Situ STM Observation of the CO Adlayer on a Pt(110) Electrode in 0.1 M HClO4 Solution, M. Wakisaka, S. Asizawa, T. Yoneyama, H. Uchida, M. Watanabe, Langmuir, 26, 9191-9194 (2010).
  20. Proton Conductive Polyimide Ionomer Membranes: Effect of NH, OH, and COOH Groups, J. Saito, M. Tanaka, K. Miyatake, and M. Watanabe, J. Polym. Sci. A: Polym. Chem., 48, No.13, 2846-2854 (2010).
  21. Synthesis, Properties, and Fuel Cell Performance of Perfluorosulfonated Poly(arylene ether)s, T. Shimura, K. Miyatake, M. Watanabe, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 83, No.8, 960-968 (2010).
  22. Poly(arylene ether)s Containing Superacid Groups as Proton Exchange Membranes, T. Mikami, K. Miyatake, and M. Watanabe, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2, No.6, 1714-1721 (2010).
  23. Temperature Dependence of Oxygen Reduction Activity at Nafion-Coated Pt/Graphitized Carbon Black Catalysts Prepared by the Nanocapsule Method, H. Yano, T. Akiyama, H. Uchida, M. Watanabe, Energy Environ. Sci., 3, No.10, 1511-1514 (2010).
  24. New Evaluation Method for the Effectiveness of Platinum/Carbon Electrocatalysts under Operating Conditions, M. Lee, M. Uchida, H. Yano, D. A. Tryk, H. Uchida, M. Watanabe, Electrochim. Acta, 55, No.28, 8504-8512 (2010).
  25. Sulfonated Poly(arylene ether sulfone ketone) Multiblock Copolymers with Highly Sulfonated Block. Fuel Cell Performance, B. Bae, T. Yoda, K. Miyatake, M. Uchida, H. Uchida, M. Watanabe, J. Phys. Chem. B, 114, No.32, 10481-10487 (2010).
  26. High Catalytic Performance of Ruthenium-Doped Mesoporous Nickel-Aluminum Oxides for Selective CO Methanation, Chen, T. Miyao, K. Higashiyama, H. Yamashita, M. Watanabe, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 49, No.51, 9895-9898 (2010).
  27. Proton-Conductive Aromatic Ionomers Containing Highly Sulfonated Blocks for High-Temperature- Operable Fuel Cells, B. Bae, T. Yoda, K. Miyatake, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed, 49 (No.2), 317-320 (2010.1)
  28. Biplanar Visualization of Oxygen Pressure by Sensory Coatings of Luminescent Pt-Porpholactone and -Porphyrin Polymers, W. Waskitoaji, T. Hyakutake, J. Kato, M. Watanabe and H. Nishide, Chemistry Letters, 38 (No.12), 1164-1165 (2009.12)
  29. H2O-Tolerant Monolithic Catalysts for Preferential Oxidation of Carbon Monoxide in the Presence of Hydrogen, N. Maeda, T. Matsushima, M. Kotobuki, T. Miyao, H. Uchida, H. Yamashita, and M. Watanabe, Appl. Catalysis A: General, 370 (No.1-2), 50-53 (2009.11)
  30. In situ ATR-FTIR Study of Bulk CO Oxidation on a Polycrystalline Pt Electrode, H. Hanawa, K. Kunimatsu, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochim. Acta, 54 (No.26), 6276-6285 (2009.11)
  31. Aromatic Ionomers with Superacid Groupsw, K. Miyatake, T. Shimura, T. Mikamiac and M. Watanabe, Chem. Commun, 42 6403-6405 (2009.10)
  32. STEM Image Analysis Using LAT Image Processing, P. Bele, U. Stimming, H. Yano, H. Uchida, M. Watanabe, Imaging and Microscopy, 11 (No.3), 34-38 (2009.8)
  33. Role of Adsorbed Species in Methanol Oxidation on Pt Studied by ATR-FTIRAS Combined with Linear Potential Sweep Voltammetry, K. Kunimatsu, H. Hanawa, H. Uchida and M. Watanabe, J. Electroanal. Chem, 632 109-119 (2009.7)
  34. High Temperature Water-Gas Shift Reaction over Hollow Ni-Fe-Al Oxide Nano-Composite Catalysts Prepared by the Solution-Spray Plasma Technique, K. Watanabe, T. Miyao, K. Higashiyama, H. Yamashita, and M. Watanabe, Catalysis Communications, 10, 1952-1955 (2009.7)
  35. Luminescent Multi-Layered Polymer Coating for the Simultaneous Detection of Oxygen Pressure and Temperature, T. Hyakutake, H. Taguchi, J. Kato, H. Nishide, M. Watanabe, Macromol. Chem. Phys, 210 1230-1234 (2009.7)
  36. Gas Diffusion Electrodes Containing Sulfonated Poly (arylene ether) Ionomer for PEFCs: Part 1. Effect of Humidity on the Cathode Performance, T. Yoda, T. Shimura, B. Bae, K. Miyatake, M. Uchida, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochim. Acta, 54 (No.18), 4328-4333 (2009.7)
  37. Synthesis and Properties of Sulfonated Block Copolymers Having Fluorenyl Groups for Fuel-Cell Applications, B. Bae, K. Miyatake, and M. Watanabe, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 1 (No.6), 1279-1286 (2009.6)
  38. Synthesis of Nickel Nanoparticles Supported on Hollow Samaria-DopedCeria Particles via the Solution-Spray Plasma Technique: Anode Catalystsfor SOFCs, R. Nishida, K. Kakinuma, H. Nishino, T. Kamino, H. Yamashita, M. Watanabe, and H. Uchida, Solid State Ionics, 180 (No.14-16), 968-972 (2009.6)
  39. Oxygen Reduction at the Pt/Carbon Black-Polyimide Ionomer Interface, K. Miyatake, T. Omata, D A. Tryk, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, J.Phys.Chem.C, 113 (No.18), 7772-7778 (2009.4)
  40. Polarization Properties of La0.6Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O3-Based Double Layer-Type Oxygen Electrodes for Reversible SOFCs, Y. Tao, H. Nishino, S. Ashidate, H. Kokubo, M. Watanabe, and H. Uchida, Electrochim. Acta, 54 (No.12), 3309-3315 (2009.4)
  41. Effects of the Decomposition Pproducts of Sulfonated Polyimide and Nafion Membranes on the Degradation and Recovery of Electrode Performance in PEFCs, A. Kabasawa, J. Saito, K. Miyatake, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochim. Acta, 54 (No.10), 2754-2760 (2009.4)
  42. Temperature-Dependence of Hydrogen Oxidation Reaction Rates and CO-Tolerance at Carbon-Supported Pt, Pt-Co, and Pt-Ru Catalysts, H. Uchida, K. Izumi, K. Aoki, and M. Watanabe, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys, 11 (No.11), 1771-1779 (2009.3)
  43. Effect of the Hydrophobic Component on the Properties of Sulfonated Poly(arylene ether sulfone)s, B. Bae, K. Miyatake, and M. Watanabe, Macromolecules, 42 (No.6), 1873-1880 (2009.2)
  44. Identification and Quantification of Oxygen Species Adsorbed on Pt(111) Single-Crystal and Polycrystalline Pt Electrodes by Photoelectron Spectroscopy, M. Wakisaka, H. Suzuki, S. Mitsui, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Langmuir, 25 (No.4), 1897-1900 (2009.1)
  45. Durability of a Novel Sulfonated Polyimide Membrane in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Operation, A. Kabasawa, J. Saito, H. Yano, K. Miyatake, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochim. Acta, 54 (No.3), 1076-1082 (2009.1)
  46. Poly(arylene ether) Ionomers Containing Sulfofluorenyl Groups: Effect of Electron-Withdrawing Groups on the Properties, T. Shimura, K. Miyatake, M. Watanabe, European Polymer Journal, 44 (No.12), 4054-4062 (2008.12)
  47. Influence of Decomposition Products from Perfluorosulfonic Acid Membrane on Fuel Cell Performance, A. Kabasawa, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochem. Solid-State Lett, 11 (No.10), B190-B192 (2008.10)
  48. Temperature Dependence of Co-adsorption of Carbon Monoxide and Water onHighly Dispersed Pt/C and PtRu/C Electrodes Studied by In-SituATR-FTIRAS, M. Watanabe, T. Sato, K. Kunimatsu, and H. Uchida, Electrochim. Acta, 53 (No.23), 6928-6937 (2008.10)
  49. Role of Terrace/Step Edge Sites in CO Adsorption/Oxidation on a Polycrystalline Pt Electrode Studied by in Situ aTR-FTIR Method, K. Kunimatsu, T. Sato, H. Uchida, M. Watanabe, Electrochim. Acta, 53 (No.21), 6104-61101 (2008.9)
  50. Temperature Dependence of Oxygen Reduction Activity at Carbon-Supported PtxCo (X = 1, 2, and 3) Alloy Catalysts Prepared by the Nanocapsule Method, H. Yano, J. M. Song, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, J. Phys. Chem. C, 112 (No.22), 8372-8380 (2008.6)
  51. Performance of Pt-Fe/Mordenite Monolithic Catalysts For preferential Oxidation of Carbon Monoxide in a Reformate Gas for Pefcs, N. Maeda, T. Matsushima, H. Uchida, H. Yamashita, and M. Watanabe, Appl. Catal A, General, 341 (No.1-2), 93-97 (2008.6)
  52. Substituents Effect on the Properties of Sulfonated Polyimide Copolymers, K. Miyatake, T. Yasuda, and M. Watanabe, J. Polym. Sci. A:Polym. Chem, 46 (No.13), 4469-4478 (2008.5)
  53. In Situ Analysis of Oxygen Partial Pressure at the Cathode Catalyst Layer/Membrane Interface During PEFC Operation, S. Takaichi, H. Uchida, M. Watanabe, Electrochim. Acta, 53 (No.14), 4699-4705 (2008.5)
  54. Adsorption/Oxidation of CO on Highly Dispersed Pt Catalyst Studied by Combined Electrochemical and ATR-FTIRAS Methods: Oxidation of CO Adsorbed on Carbon-Supported Pt Catalyst and Unsupported Pt Black, K. Kunimatsu, T. Sato, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Langmuir, 24 (No.7), 3590-3601 (2008.4)
  55. In Situ and Real-time Visualisation of Oxygen Distribution in DMFC Using a Porphyrin Dye Compound, J. Inukai, K. Miyatake, Y. Ishigami, M. Watanabe, T. Hyakutake, H. Nishide, Y. Nagumo, M. Watanabe, and A. Tanaka, Chem Comm, 2008 (No.15), 1750-1752 (2008.4)
  56. Synthesis and Properties of Polyimide Ionomers Containing 1H-1,2,4-Triazole Groups, J. Saito, K. Miyatake, and M. Watanabe, Macromolecules, 41 (No.7), 2415-2420 (2008.3)
  57. Direct Visualization of Oxygen Distribution in Operating Fuel Cells, J. Inukai, K. Miyatake, K. Takada, M. Watanabe, T. Hyakutake, H. Nishide, Y. Nagumo, M. Watanabe, M. Aoki, and H. Takano, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed, 47 (No.15)2792-2795 (2008.3)
  58. Increased Oxygen at Pt-Fe Alloy Cathode for the Enhanced Oxygen Reduction Reaction Studied by EC-XPS, M. Wakisaka, H. Suzuki, S. Mitsui, H. Uchida, M. Watanabe, J. Phys. Chem. C, 112 (No.7), 2750-2755 (2008.2)
  59. Sulfonated Poly(arylene ether sulfone) Ionomers Containing Fluorenyl groups for Fuel Cell Applications, B. Bae, K. Miyatake, M. Watanabe, J.Membrane Sci, 310 (No.1-2), 110-118 (2008.1)
  60. Gas Diffusion Electrodes Containing Sulfonated Polyether Ionomers for Pefcs, A. B. Beleke, K. Miyatake, H. Uchida, M. Watanabe, Electrochim. Acta, 53 (No.4), 1972-1978 (2007.12)
  61. Metal Separators Coated with Carbon/Resin Composite Layers for PEFCs, S. Kitta, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochim. Acta, 53 (No.4), 2025-2033 (2007.12)
  62. Adsorption/Oxidation of CO on Highly Dispersed Pt Catalyst Studied by Combined Electrochemical and ATR-FTIRAS Methods: Part 1. ATR-FTIRAS Spectra of CO Adsorbed on Highly Dispersed Pt Catalyst on Carbon Black and Carbon Un-Supported Pt Black, T. Sato, K. Kunimatsu, H. Uchida, and M Watanabe, Electrochim. Acta, 53 (No. 3), 1266-1279 (2007.12)
  63. Response of Specific Resistance Distribution in Electrolyte Membrane to Load Change at PEFC Operation, S. Takaichi, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, J. Electrochem. Soc, 154 (No.12), B1373-B1377 (2007.12)
  64. Enhanced Proton Conduction in Polymer Electrolyte Membranes with Acid-Functionalized Polysilsesquioxane, K. Miyatake, T. Tombe, Y. Chikashige, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed, 46 (No.35), 6646-6649 (2007.9)
  65. Distribution Profile of Hydrogen and Oxygen Permeating in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Measured by Mixed Potential, S. Takaichi, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochem. Comm., 9 (No.8), 1975-1979 (2007.8)
  66. Oxygen Reduction Activity of Carbon-Supported Pt-M (M = V, Ni, Cr, Co, and Fe) Alloys Prepared by Nanocapsule Method, H. Yano, M. Kataoka, H. Yamashita, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Langmuir, 23 (No.11), 6438-6445 (2007.5)
  67. Effects of Operating Potential and Temperature on Degradation of Electrocatalyst Layer for PEFCs, T. Yoda, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochim. Acta, 52 (No.19), 5997-6005 (2007.5)
  68. Distribution Profile of Water and Suppression of Methanol Crossover in Sulfonated Polyimide Electrolyte Membrane for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells, E. Higuchi, N. Asano, K. Miyatake, H. Uchida, M. Watanabe, Electrochim. Acta, 52 (No.16), 5272-5280 (2007.4)
  69. Tuned Polymer Electrolyte Membranes Based on Aromatic Polyethers for Fuel Cell Applications, K. Miyatake, Y. Chikashige, E. Higuchi, and M. Watanabe, J. Am. Chem. Soc, 129 (No.13), 3879-3887 (2007.3)
  70. New Metal Separators Coated with Carbon/Resin Composite Layers for PEFCs, S. Kitta, T. Okumoto, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochemistry, 75 (No.2), 213-216 (2007.2)
  71. Temperature-Dependence of Direct Methanol Oxidation Rates at Various Platinum Alloy Electrodes, H. Uchida, K. Takeuchi, N. Wakabayashi, and M. Watanabe, Electrochemistry, 75 (No.2), 184-186 (2007.2)
  72. Effect of Cross-Linking on Polyimide Ionomer Membranes, K. Miyatake, N. Asano, T. Tombe, and M. Watanabe, Electrochemistry, 75 (No.2), 122-125 (2007.2)
  73. Nano-Sized Ni Particles on Hollow Alumina Ball:Catalysts for Hydrogen Production, M. Watanabe, H. Yamashita, X. Chen, J. Yamanaka, M. Kotobuki, H. Suzuki, and H. Uchida, Appl. Catal, B, 71 (No.3-4), 237-245 (2007.2)
  74. Synthesis and Properties of a Polyimide Containing Pendant Sulfophenoxypropoxy Groups, K. Miyatake, T. Yasuda, M. Hirai, M. Nanasawa, and M. Watanabe, J. Polym. Sci. A: Polym. Chem, 45, 157-163 (2007.1)
  75. Emerging Membrane Materials for High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells: Durable Hydrocarbon Ionomers, K. Miyatake and M. Watanabe, J. Mater. Chem, 16 (No.46), 4465-4467 (2006.12)
  76. Electronic Structures of Pt-Co and Pt-Ru Alloys for CO-Tolerant Anode Catalysts in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells Studied by EC-XPS, M. Wakisaka, S. Mitsui, Y. Hirose, K. Kawashima, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110 (No.46), 23489-23496 (2006.11)
  77. Temperature Dependence of CO-Tolerant Hydrogen Oxidation Reaction Activity at Pt, Pt-Co, and Pt-Ru Electrodes, H. Uchida, K. Izumi, and M. Watanabe, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110 (No.43), 21924-21930 (2006.11)
  78. Particle-Size Effect of Nanoscale Platinum Catalysts in Oxygen Reduction Reaction: an Electrochemical and 195Pt EC-NMR Study, H. Yano, J. Inukai, H. Uchida, M. Watanabe, P. K. Babu, T. Kobayashi, J. H. Chung, E. Oldfield, and A. Wieckowski, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys, 8 (No.42), 4932-4939 (2006.11)
  79. Synthesis of Novel 4,4’-Benzidine Derivatives with Sulfonic Acid Groups, M. Nanasawa, S. Yamashita, M. Hirai, K. Miyatake, and M. Watanabe, Org. Prep. Proc. Int, 38, 341-344 (2006.10)
  80. Durability of Novel Sulfonated Poly(arylene ether) Membrane in PEFC Operation, M. Aoki, Y. Chikashige, K. Miyatake, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochem. Comm., 8 (No.9), 1412-1416 (2006.9)
  81. Decomposition Mechanism of Perfluorosulfonic Acid Electrolyte in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells, M. Aoki, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochem. Commun, 8 (No.9), 1509-1513 (2006.9)
  82. Branched and Cross-Linked Proton Conductive Poly(arylene ether sulfone) Ionomers: Synthesis and Properties, Y. Chikashige, Y. Chikyu, K. Miyatake, and M. Watanabe, Macromol. Chem. Phys, 207, 1334-1343 (2006.8)
  83. Temperature Dependence of Oxygen Reduction Activity at Nafion-Coated Bulk Pt and Pt/Carbon Black Catalysts, H. Yano, E. Higuchi, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110 (No.33), 16544-16549 (2006.8)
  84. Electron T Gas Diffusion Electrodes for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Using Sulfonated Polyimide, E. Higuchi, K. Okamoto, K. Miyatake, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Res. Chem. Intermed, 32 (No.5-6), 533-542 (2006.7)
  85. Electron tomography of Nafion Ionomer Coated on Pt/Carbon Black in High Utilization Electrode for PEFCs, H. Uchida, J. M. Song, S. Suzuki, E. Nakazawa, N. Baba, and M. Watanabe, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110 (No.27), 13319-13321 (2006.7)
  86. High Catalytic Performance of Pt-Fe Alloy Nanoparticles Supported in Mordenite Pores for Preferential CO Oxidation in H2-rich Gas, M. Kotobuki, A. Watanabe, H. Uchida, H. Yamashita, M. Watanabe, Appl. Catal A, 307 (No.2), 275-283 (2006.7)
  87. Preparation of High Catalyst Utilization Electrodes for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells, J. M. Song, S. Suzuki, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Langmuir, 22 (No.14), 6422-6428 (2006.7)
  88. Investigation of Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Performance of Sulfonated Polyimide Membrane, J. M. Song, K. Miyatake, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochim. Acta, 51 (No.21), 4497-4504 (2006.6)
  89. Durability of Sulfonated Polyimide Membrane Evaluated by Long-Term Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Operation, M. Aoki, N. Asano, K. Miyatake, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, J. Electrochem. Soc, 153 (No.6), A1154-A1158 (2006.6)
  90. Synthesis and Properties of Polyimides Bearing Acid Groups on Long PendantAliphatic Chains, T. Yasuda, Y. Li, K. Miyatake, M. Hirai, M. Nanasawa, and M. Watanabe, J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem, 44, 3995-4005 (2006.5)
  91. Preparation of Highly Dispersed SiO2 and Pt Particles in Nafion112 for Self-Humidifying Electrolyte Membranes in Fuel Cells, H. Hagihara, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochim. Acta, 51 (No.19), 3979-3985 (2006.5)
  92. Polarization Behavior of SDC Cathode with Highly Dispersed Ni Catalysts for Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cells, N. Osada, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, J. Electrochem. Soc, 153 (No.5), A816-820 (2006.5)
  93. Sulfonated Block Polyimide Copolymers as a Proton-Conductive Membrane, N. Asano, K. Miyatake, and M. Watanabe, J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem, 44, 2744-2748 (2006.4)
  94. In Situ Infrared Spectroscopic and Electrochemical Study of Hydrogen Electro-Oxidation on Pt Electrode in Sulfuric Acid, K.Kunimatsu, H.Uchida, M.Osawa, and M.Watanabe, J. Electroanal. Chem.587, 299-307 (2006.2)
  95. Aliphatic/Aromatic Polyimide Ionomers as a Proton Conductive Memberane for Fuel Cell Applications, N. Asano, M. Aoki, S. Suzuki, K. Miyatake, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, J. Am. Chem. Soc, 128, 1762-1769 (2006.2)
  96. Interaction of Samaria-Doped Ceria Anode with Highly Dispersed Ni Catalysts in aMedium-Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cell during Long-Term Operation, S. Suzuki, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Solid State Ionics177 (No.3-4), 359-365 (2006.1)
  97. Reaction Mechanism of Preferential Oxidation of Carbon Monoxide on Pt, Fe, and Pt. Fe/Mordenite Catalysts, M. Kotobuki, A. Watanabe, H. Uchida, Hisao Yamashita, and M. Watanabe, J. Catal, 236, 262-269 (2005.12)
  98. Novel Aromatic Polymer Electrolyte with Comb-like Structure: Synthesis and Properties, Yi. Li, T. Yasuda, K. Miyatake, and M. Watanabe, Macromol. Chem. Phys, 206, 2390-2395 (2005.12)
  99. Novel Evaluation Method for Degradation Rate of Polymer Electrolytes in Fuel Cells, M. Aoki, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochem. Commun, 7 (No.12), 1434-1438 (2005.12)
  100. XAFS Characterization of Pt-Fe/Zeolite Catalysts for Preferential Oxidation of CO in Hydrogen Fuel Gases, M. Kotobuki, T. Shido, M. Tada, H. Uchida, H. Yamashita, Y. Iwasawa, and M. Watanabe, Catalysis Letters, 103, 263-269 (2005.10)
  101. Synthesis and Properties of Ployimide Ionomers Containing Sulfoalkoxy and Fluorenyl Groups, T. Yasuda, K. Miyatake, M. Hirai, M. Nanasawa and M.Watanabe, J. Polym. Sci. A: Polym. Chem, 43, 4439-4445 (2005.10)
  102. Effect of Loading Level in Platinum-Dispersed Carbon Black Electrocatalysts on Oxygen Reduction Activity Evaluated by Rotating Disk Electrode, E. Higuchi, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, J. Electroanal. Chem, 583 (No.1), 69-76 (2005.9)
  103. Poly(Arylene Ether) Ionomers Containing Sulfofluorenyl Groups for Fuel CellApplications, Y. Chikashige, Y. Chikyu, K. Miyatake and M. Watanabe, Macromolecules, 38, 7121-7126 (2005.7)
  104. Application of Sulfonated Polyimide Membranes to Direct Methanol Fuel Cells, J. M. Song, N. Asano, K. Miyatake, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Chemistry Letters, 34 (No.7), 996-997 (2005.7)
  105. Development of Pt/ZSM-5 Catalyst with High CO Selectivity for Preferential Oxidation of Carbon Monoxide in a Reformed Gas, M. Kotobuki, A. Watanabe, H. Uchida, H. Yamashita, and M. Watanabe, Chemistry Letters, 2005 (No.6), 866-867 (2005.6)
  106. Polyimide Electrolyte Membranes Having Fluorenyl and Sulfopropoxy Groups for High Temperature PEFCs, H. Zhou, K. Miyatake, and M. Watanabe, Fuel Cells, 5 (No.2), 296-301 (2005.5)
  107. Structures of CO Adlayer on Pt(100) Electrode in HClO4 Solution Studied by in Situ STM, M. Wakisaka, T. Ohkanda, T. Yoneyama, H. Uchida and M. Watanabe, Chem. Commun, 2005 (No.21), 2710-2712 (2005.4)
  108. Gas Diffusion Electrodes for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells Using Novel Organic/Inorganic HybridElectrolytes: Effect of Carbon Black Addition in the Catalyst Layer, O. Nishikawa, K. Doyama, K. Miyatake, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochim. Acta, 50 (No.13), 2719-2723 (2005.4)
  109. Synthesis and Properties of Novel Sulfonated Poly(Phenylene Ether), K. Miyatake, H. Zhou, and M. Watanabe, J. Polym. Sci. A: Polym. Chem, 43 (No. 8), 1741-1744 (2005.3)
  110. Temperature Dependence of Oxygen Reduction Activity at Pt-Fe, Pt-Co, and Pt-Ni Alloy Electrodes, N. Wakabayashi, M. Takeichi, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, J. Phys. Chem. B, 109 (No.12), 5836-5841 (2005.3)
  111. Effect of Wet-Proofing Treatment of Carbon Backing Layer in Gas Diffusion Electrodes on the PEFC Performance, J. M. Song, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochemistry, 73 (No.3), 189-193 (2005.3)
  112. Microstructural Analyses of Ceria-Based Anode with Highly Dispersed Ni Electrocatalysts for Medium-Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, S. Suzuki, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochemistry, 73 (No.2), 128-134 (2005.2)
  113. Recent Progress in Proton Conducting Membranes for PEFCs, K. Miyatake and M. Watanabe, Electrochemistry, 73 (No.1), 12-19 (2005.1)
  114. Temperature-Dependence of Oxygen Reduction Activity at a Platinum Electrode in an Acidic Electrolyte Solution Investigated with a Channel Flow Double Electrode, N. Wakabayashi, M. Takeichi, M. Itagaki, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, J. Electroanal.Chem, 574 (No.2), 339-346 (2005.1).
  115. High-Performance Electrode for Steam Electrolysis: Mixed Conducting Ceria-Based Cathode with Highly-Dispersed Ni Electrocatalysts, H. Uchida, N. Osada, and M. Watanabe, Electrochem. Solid-State Lett, 7 (No.12), A500-A502 (2004.12)
  116. Characterization of Methoxy Fuels for Direct Oxidation-Type Fuel Cell, N. Wakabayashi, K. Takeuchi, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, J. Electrochem. Soc, 151 (No.10), A1636-A1640 (2004.10)
  117. Preparation of the Electrode for High Temperature PEFCs Using Novel Polymer Electrolytes Based on Organic/Inorganic Nanohybrids, O. Nishikawa, T. Sugimoto, S. Nomura, K. Doyama, K. Miyatake, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochimica Acta, 50, 667-672 (2004.7)
  118. Hydrolytically Stable Polyimide Ionomer for Fuel Cell Applications, N. Asano, K. Miyatake, and M. Watanabe, Chem. Mater, 16 (No.15), 2841-2843 (2004.7)
  119. Proton Conductive Polyimide Electrolytes Containing Trifluoromethyl Groups: Synthesis, Properties, and DMFC Performance, K. Miyatake, H. Zhou, T. Matsuo, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Macromolecules, 37 (No.13), 4961-4966 (2004.6)
  120. Proton Conductive Polyimide Electrolytes Containing Fluorenyl Groups: Synthesis, Properties, and Branching Effect, K. Miyatake, H. Zhou, and M. Watanabe, Macromolecules, 37 (No.13), 4956-4960 (2004.6)
  121. Gas Diffusion Electrodes for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells Using Borosiloxane Electrolytes, E. Higuchi, H. Uchida, T. Fujinami, and M. Watanabe, Solid State Ionics, 171 (No.1-2), 45-49 (2004.5)
  122. Gas Diffusion Electrodes for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells Using Novel Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Electrolytes, O. Nishikawa, K. Doyama, K. Miyatake, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochemistry, 72 (No. 4), 232-237 (2004.4)
  123. In-Situ ATR-FTIR Spectroscopic Study of Electro-Oxidation of Methanol and Adsorbed CO at Pt-Ru Alloy., T. Yajima, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, J. Phys. Chem. B, 108 (No.8), 2654-2659 (2004.2)
  124. Novel Sulfonated Poly(arylene ether): A Proton Conductive Polymer Electrolyte Designed for Fuel Cells, K. Miyatake, Y. Chikashige, and M. Watanabe, Macromolecules, 36 (No.26), 9691-9693 (2003.11)
  125. Synthesis and Properties of Novel Sulfonated Polyimides Containing 1,5-Naphtylene Moieties, K. Miyatake, N. Asano, and M. Watanabe, Journal of Polymer Science: Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 41, 3901-3907 (2003.9)
  126. Hydrogen Purification for Fuel Cells: Selective Oxidation of Carbon Monoxide on Pt-Fe/Zeolite Catalysts, M. Watanabe, H. Uchida, K. Ohkubo, and H. Igarashi, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 46 (No.3), 595-600 (2003.7)
  127. High Performance Electrode for Medium-Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells - Mixed Conducting Ceria-Based Anode with Highly-Dispersed Ni Electrocatalysts, H. Uchida, S. Suzuki, and M. Watanabe, Electrochem. Solid-State Lett, 6 (No.9), A174-A177 (2003)
  128. Adsorbed Water for the Electro-Oxidation of Methanol at Pt-Ru Alloy., T. Yajima, N. Wakabayashi, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Chem. Commun, 2003 (No.7), 828-829 (2003.3)
  129. Highly Proton Conductive Polyimide Electrolytes Containing Fluorenyl Groups., K. Miyatake, H. Zhou, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Chem. Commun, 2003 (No.3), 368-369 (2003.2)
  130. Self-Humidifying Electrolyte Membranes for Fuel Cells - Preparation of Highly Dispersed TiO2 Particles in Nafion 112, H. Uchida, Y. Ueno, H. Hagihara, and M. Watanabe, J. Electrochem. Soc, 150 (No.1), A57-A62 (2003.1)
  131. Temperature-Dependence of Methanol Oxidation Rates at PtRu and Pt Electrodes, N. Wakabayashi, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Electrochem. Solid-State Lett, 5 (No.11), E62-E65 (2002.11)
  132. Proton Conducting Borosiloxane Solid Electrolytes and Their Composites with Nafion, H. Suzuki, Y. Yoshida, M. A Mehta, M. Watanabe, and T. Fujinami, Fuel Cells 2002, 2 (No.1), 46-51 (2002.11)
  133. Properties of Ab-PBI Membranes for Fuel Cells, H. Uchida, Y. Yamada, N. Asano, M. Watanabe, and M. Litt, Electrochemistry, 70 (No.12), 943-945 (2002.9)
  134. Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance Analysis of CO-Tolerance at Pt-Fe Alloy Electrodes, H. Uchida, H. Ozuka, and M. Watanabe, Electrochimica Acta, 47 (No.22), 3629-3636 (2002.8)
  135. Suppression of Methanol Crossover and Distribution of Ohmic Resistance in Pt-Dispersed PEMs under DMFC Operation - Experimental Analyses, H. Uchida, Y. Mizuno, and M. Watanabe, J. Electrochem. Soc, 149 (No.6), A682-A687 (2002.6)
  136. High Performance Electrode for Medium-Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells - Control of Microstructure of La(Sr)CoO3 Cathode with Highly Dispersed Pt Electrocatalysts, H. Uchida, S. Arisaka, and M. Watanabe, J. Electrochem. Soc, 149 (No.1), A13-A18 (2002.1)
  137. In Situ STM Imaging of Surface Dissolution and Rearrangement of a Pt-Fe Alloy Electrocatalyst in Electrolyte Solution, L. Wan, T. Moriyama, M. Ito, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Chem. Commun, 2002 (No.1), 58-59 (2002.1)
  138. Analyses of the Preferential Oxidation of Carbon Monoxide in Hydrogen-Rich Gas Over Noble Metal Catalysts Supported on Mordenite, H. Igarashi, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 132, 953-958 (2001.4)
  139. CO Tolerance of Pt Alloy Electrocatalysts for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells and the Detoxification Mechanism, H. Igarashi, T. Fujino, Y. Zhu, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 3 (No.3), 306-314 (2001.3)
  140. Attenuated Total Reflection-Fourier Transform Infrared Study of Methanol Oxidation on Sputtered Pt Film Electrode, Y. Zhu, H. Uchida, T. Yajima, and M. Watanabe, Langmuir, 17 (No.1), 146-154 (2001.1)
  141. High Performance Electrodes for Medium-Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Activation of La(Sr)CoO3 Cathode with Highly Dispersed Pt Metal Electrocatalysts, H. Uchida, S. Arisaka, and M. Watanabe, Solid State Ionics, 135 (No.1-4), 347-351 (2000.12)
  142. In Situ STM Observation with Atomic Resolution on Platinum Film Electrodes Formed by a Sputtering Method, S.L. Yau, T. Moriyama, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Chem. Commun, 2000 (No.22), 2279-2280 (2000.11)
  143. Effects of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane’s Property on Fuel Cell Performances, M. Watanabe, H. Uchida, and H. Igarashi, Macromolecular Symposia, 156, 223-230 (2000.12) (Proccedings Volume)
  144. Suppression of Methanol Crossover in Pt-Dispersed Polymer Electrolyte Membrane for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells, H. Uchida, Y. Mizuno, and M. Watanabe, Chemistry Letters, (No.11), 1268-1269 (2000.11)
  145. Mordenite-Supported Noble Metal Catalysts for Selective Oxidation of Carbon Monoxide in a Reformed Gas, H. Igarashi, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Chemistry Letters, (No.11), 1262-126 (2000.11)
  146. Mechanism of CO Tolerance at Pt-Alloy Anode Catalysts for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells, M. Watanabe, Y. Zhu, H. Igarashi, and H. Uchida, Electrochemistry, 68 (No.4), 244-251 (2000.4)
  147. Oxidation of CO on a Pt-Fe Alloy Electrode Studied by Surface Enhanced Infrared Reflection-Absorption Spectroscopy, M. Watanabe, Y. Zhu, and H. Uchida, J. Phys. Chem. B, 104 (No.8), 1762-1768 (2000.3)
  148. Oxidation of Carbon Monoxide at a Platinum Film Electrode Studied by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy with Attenuated Total Reflection Technique, Y. Zhu, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Langmuir, 15 (No.25), 8757-8764 (1999.12)
  149. Design of CO Tolerant Anode Catalysts for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell, M. Watanabe, H. Igarashi, and T. Fujino, Electrochemistry, 67 (No.12), 1194-1196 (1999.12)
  150. Enhancement of the Electroreduction of Oxygen on Pt Alloys with Fe, Ni, and Co, T. Toda, H. Igarashi, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, J. Electrochem. Soc, 146 (No.10), 3750-3756 (1999.10)
  151. High Performance Electrode for Medium-Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells La(Sr) CoO3 Cathode with Ceria Interlayer on Zirconia Electrolyte, H. Uchida, S. Arisaka, and M. Watanabe, Electrochemical and Solid-State Lett, 2 (No.9), 428-430 (1999.9)
  152. High-Performance Electrode for Medium-Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells. Control of Microstructure of Ceria-Based Anodes with Highly Dispersed Ruthenium Electrocatalysts, H. Uchida, T. Osuga, and M. Watanabe, J. Electrochem. Soc, 146 (No.5), 1677-1682 (1999.5)
  153. Effect of Ionic Conductivity of Zirconia Electrolytes on the Polarization Behavior of Various in Solid Fuel Cells, H. Uchida, M. Yoshida, and M. Watanabe, J. Electrochem. Soc, 146 (No.1), 1-7 (1999.1)
  154. Enhancement of the Electrocatalytic O2 Reduction on Pt-Fe Alloys, T. Toda, H. Igarashi, and M. Watanabe, J. Electroanal. Chem, 460 (No.1-2), 258-263 (1999.1)
  155. Role of Electronic Property of Pt and Pt Alloys on Electrocatalytic Reduction of Oxygen, T. Toda, H. Igarashi, and M. Watanabe, J. Electrochem. Soc, 145 (No.12), 4185-4188 (1998.12)
  156. Factors of Degradation of Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cell Stacks, M. Nishikawa, Y. Ogami, M. Matsumoto, K. Harashima and M. Watanabe, J. Electric Society of Japan (J. Electric and Energy Division), 118-B (No.7-8), 874-882 (1998.7-8) , (in Japanese)
  157. Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance Study of Copper Adatoms on Au (111) Electrodes in Solutions of Perchloric and Sulfuric Acid, H. Uchida, M. Hiei, and M. Watanabe, J. Electroanal. Chem, 452 (No.1), 97-106 (1998.5)
  158. Photocatalytic Degradation of Trichlorobenzene Using Immobilized TiO2 Films Containing Poly (Tetrafluoroethylene) and Platinum Metal Catalyst, H. Uchida, S. Katoh, and M. Watanabe, Electrochim. Acta, 43 (No.14-15), 2111-2116 (1998.5)
  159. Analyses of Self-Humidification and Suppression of Gas Crossover in Pt-Dispersed Polymer Electrolyte Membranes for Fuel Cells, M. Watanabe, H. Uchida, and M. Emori, J. Electrochem. Soc, 145 (No.4), 1137-1141 (1998.4)
  160. Polymer Electrolyte Membranes Incorporated with Nanometer-Size Particles of Pt and/or Metal-Oxides : Experimental Analysis of the Self-Humidification and Suppression of Gas-Crossover in Fuel Cells, M. Watanabe, H. Uchida, and M. Emori, J.Phys. Chem. B, 102 (No.17), 3129-3137 (1998.4)
  161. High-Performance Electrode for Medium-Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Effects of Composition and Microstructures on Performance of Ceria-Based Anodes, H. Uchida, H. Suzuki, and M. Watanabe, J. Electrochem. Soc, 145 (No.2), 615-620 (1998.2)
  162. Removal of Carbon Monoxide from Hydrogen-Rich Fuels by Selective Oxidation Over Platinum Catalyst Supported on Zeolite, H. Igarashi, H. Uchida, M. Suzuki, Y. Sasaki, and M. Watanabe, Applied Catalysis A, 159, 159-169 (1997.11)
  163. Evaluation of the Performance Degradation at Phosphorie Acid Fuel Cells, Dealloying Process of Pt-Co-Ni Electrocatalysts, N. Nakajima, H. Miyoshi, K. Nishizaki, T. Kitai, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Denki Kagaku (presently Electrochemistry), 65 (No.10), 876-877 (1997.10)
  164. Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance Study of Halide Adsorption and Concomitant Change of Surface Excess of Water on Highly Ordered Au(111), H. W. Lei, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, Langmuir, 13 (No.13), 3523-3528 (1997.7)
  165. Effect of Ionic Conductivity of Zirconia Electrolytes on the Polarization Behavior of Ceria-Based Anodes in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, M. Watanabe, H. Uchida, and M. Yoshida, J. Electrochemical Soc, 144, 1739-1743 (1997.5)
  166. Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance Study of Copper Ad-Atoms on Gold Electrodes. Part II. Further Discussion on the Specific Adsorption of Anions from Solutions of Perchloric and Sulfuric Acid, H. Uchida, N. Ikeda, and M. Watanabe, J. Electroanal. Chem, 424, 5-12 (1997.3)
  167. Direct Methanol Oxidation on Platinum Electrodes with Ruthenium Adatoms in Hot Phosphoric Acid, M. Watanabe, Y. Genjima, and K. Turumi, J. Electrochem.Soc, 144, 423-428 (1997.2)
  168. Self-Humidifying Polymer Electrolyte Membranes for Fuel Cells, M. Watanabe, H. Uchida, Y. Seki, M. Emori, and P. Stonehart, J. Electrochem. Soc, 143, 3847-3852 (1996.12)
  169. Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance Study of Adsorption of Iodide on Highly Ordered Au(111), H.W. Lei, H. Uchida, and M. Watanabe, J. Electroanal. Chem, 413, 131-136 (1996.11)
  170. An Advanced Gas-Diffusion Electrode for High Performance Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells, N. Hara, K. Tsurumi, and M. Watanabe, J. Electroanal. Chem, 413, 81-88 (1996.7)
  171. High Performance Electrode for Medium Temperature Operating Solid Oxide Fuel Cells. Activation of La (Sr)MnO3 Cathode with Highly Dispersed Pt Microcrystals, H. Uchida, A. Tsuno, and M. Watanabe, DENKI KAGAKU (PRESENTLY ELECTROCHEMISTRY), 64, No.6, 686-687 (1996.6)
  172. Electrochemical Oxidation of Methanol on Platinum Electrodes with Ruthenium Ad-Atoms in Hot Phosphoric Acid, M. Watanabe, Y. Genjima, and K. Turumi, DENKI KAGAKU (PRESENTLY ELECTROCHEMISTRY), 64, No.6, 462-463 (1996.6)
  173. Electrochemical Evaluation of Fill-Level with Electrolyte in Gas Diffusion Electrodes at Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells, M. Watanabe, H. Uchida, H. Hiratsuka, T. Kitai, K. Nishizaki, N. Nakajima, and H. Miyoshi, DENKI KAGAKU (PRESENTLY ELECTROCHEMISTRY), 64, No.6, 460-461 (1996.6)
  174. High-Performance Electrode for Medium-Temperature Operating Solid Oxide Fuel Cells. Polarization Property of Ceria-Based Anode with Highly Dispersed Ruthenium Catalysts in (H2 +CO2 +H2O)Gas, H. Uchida, N. Mochizuki, and M. Watanabe, J. Electrochem. Soc, 143, No.5, 1700-1704 (1996.5)
  175. Experimental Analysis of Water Behavior in Nafion Electrolyte Under Fuel Cell Operation, M. Watanabe, H. Igarashi, H. Uchida, and F. Hirasawa, J. Electroanal. Chem, 399, 239-241 (1996.1)
  176. Hydrogen Electro-Oxidation on Platinum Catalysts in the Presence of Trace Carbon Monoxide, H. Igarashi, T. Fujino, and M. Watanabe, J. Electroanal. Chem, 391, 119-123 (1995.8)
  177. High Efficiency Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide under High Pressure on a Gas Diffusion Electrode Containing Pt Catalysts, K. Hara, A. Kudo, T. Sakata, and M. Watanabe, J. Electrochem. Soc, 142, No.4, L57-L59 (1995.4)
  178. In-Situ Kinetic Studies on Direct Fluorination of Thin Polyethylene Films with QCM, N. Hara, H. Fukumoto, and M. Watanabe, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn, 68, No.4, 1232-1238 (1995.4)
  179. Photocatalytic Decomposition of Trichlorobenzene Using TiO2 Supported on Nickel-Poly (Tetrafluoro-Ethylene) Composite Plate, H. Uchida, S.Katoh, and M. Watanabe, Chemistry Letters, No.4, 261-262 (1995.4)
  180. Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance Study of Silver Ad-atoms on Highly Ordered Au(111) Electrodes in Sulfuric Acid, H. Uchida, M. Miura, and M. Watanabe, J. Electroanal. Chem, 386, 1-2, 261-265 (1995.3)
  181. Effects of Ionic Conductivities of Zirconia Electrolytes on Polarization of Platinum Anodes in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, H. Uchida, M. Yoshida, and M. Watanabe, J. Phys. Chem, 99, No.10, 3282-3287 (1995.3)
  182. An Experimental Prediction of the Preparation Condition of Nafion-Coated Catalyst Layers for PEFCs, M. Watanabe, H. Igarashi, and K. Yoshioka, Electrochem. Acta, 40, No.3, 329-334 (1995.3)
  183. Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance Study of Copper Ad-Atoms on Highly Ordered Au(III) Electrodes in Sulfuric Acid, M. Watanabe, H. Uchida, M. Miura, and N. Ikeda, J. Electroanal. Chem, 384, 191-195 (1995.3)
  184. Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance Study of Copper Ad-Atoms on Gold and Platinum Electrodes. Part I. Adsorpion of Anions in Sulfuric Acid, M. Watanabe, H. Uchida, and N. Ikeda, J. Electroanal. Chem, 380, 255-260 (1995.1)
  185. Pt Catalyst Supported on Zeolite for Selective Oxidation of CO in Reformed Gases, M. Watanabe, H. Uchida, H. Igarashi, and M. Suzuki, Chemistry Letters, No.1, 21-22 (1995.1)
  186. Activity and Stability of Ordered and Disordered Co-Pt Alloys for Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cell, M. Watanabe, K. Tsurumi, T. Mizukami, T, Nakamura, and P. Stonehart, J. Electrochem. Soc, 141, No.10, 2659-2668 (1994.10)
Totally 250 papers since 1968.
Books
  1. Handbook of Fuel Cell (Eds. W. Vielstich, A. Lamm, H. A. Gasteiger) Vol. 2, "New CO-tolerant catalyst concepts", M. Watanabe, Chap. 28, pp.408-415, John Wiley & Son Ltd., 2003
  2. Catalysis and Electrocatalysis of Nanoparticle Surfaces (Ed. A. Wieckowski), pp.827-845 "Design of electrocatalysts for fuel cells", M. Watanabe, Marcel Dekker Ltd., 2003
  3. Modern aspects of electrochemistry (Eds. C. G. Vayenas, R. E. White, and M. E. Gamboa-Aldeco) No.42, "High-Performance Electrodes for Medium-Temperaturs Solid Oxide Fuel Cells", H. Uchida and M. Watanabe, pp.53-87, Springer (New York), 2008.9
  4. Advances in Electrocatalysis, Chapter 6. "Materials, Diagnostics and Durability Catalysts for the electro-oxidation of small molecules" M. Watanabe and H. Uchida
  5. Handbook of Fuel Cells (Eds. W. Vielstich, H. Yokokawa, H. A. Gasteiger), Chapter 4. "Catalysts for the Electro-oxidation of Small Molecules", Vol.5, p.81-90 John Wiley and Sons (New Jersey), 2009.5
  6. Fuel Cell Science : Theory, Fundamentals, and Biocatalysis (Eds. A. Wieckowski and J. K. Norskov), "Mechanism of an enhanced oxygen resuction at Pt based Electrocatalysts", M. Wakisaka, H. Uchida and M. Watanabe, p.147-168, John Wiley and Sons (New Jersey), 2010.10
Totally 48 chapters in books.
Symposia and Conferences Plenary and Invited talks at International Conferences
Design and Catalysis Mechanisms of Pt Alloy Catalysts for CO Tolerant Anodes and Cathodes in PEFCs M. Watanabe, Gordon Research Conference on Fuel Cells, (1999.6.27-7.2) (Plymouth, U.S.A)
Totally more than 90 presentations.
PatentsMore than 50 filed international patents
Extramural Activities Associate member of The Science Council of Japan (SCJ),2006-2011
Vice president; International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE), 2006-2008
The past Editor of "Electrochemistry", Journal of The Electrochemical Society of Japan
An Editor of "Fuel Cells From Fundamentals to Systems", Wiley-VCH
Member and/or Chairman of the Committees on Hydrogen/Fuel Cell Technology Development of NEDO (MITI), 1989-present
Member of the Advisory Committee for the chief of Agency for Natural Resources & Energy of METI on the National Strategy of the Development of Fuel Cells and the Establishment of Hydrogen Infrastructures
Chairman of the Evaluation Committee on Large Scale Field Test of Residential PEFCs (2002-present) and on SOFC Field Test (2007-present) by NEF (NEDO, MITI)
Organization and Chair of the International Fuel Cell Workshop (1989, 1997, 2001, 2005, 2009)
etc.