Akihiko Toda

Last Updated :2021/04/06

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Professor
E-mail
atodahiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2007/04/01, 2020/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Professor
  • 1994/07/10, 2007/03/31, Hiroshima University, FIAS, Associate Professor
  • 1987/09/10, 1994/06/30, Kyoto University, Department of Physics, Instructor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Kyoto University, Faculty of Science, Japan, 1978/04, 1982/03
  • Kyoto University, Graduate School, Division of Natural Science, Japan, 1984/04, 1987/05

Academic Degrees

  • Master of Science, Kyoto University
  • Doctor of Science, Kyoto University

Research Fields

  • Mathematical and physical sciences;Physics;Biological physics / Chemical physics / Soft matter physics
  • Chemistry;Materials chemistry;Polymer / Textile materials

Research Keywords

  • phase transition
  • kinetics
  • Dynamics
  • Polymer
  • Crystallization
  • Melting
  • Thermal analysis
  • Deformation

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The North American Thermal Analysis Society

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Perspectives in Physics A
  2. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Physics I
  3. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Physics I
  4. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Physics II
  5. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Experimental Methods and Laboratory Work in Physics II
  6. 2021, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Basic Electromagnetism
  7. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Introduction to Physical Sciences
  8. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Physics of Complex Liquids and Soft Matters
  9. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Frontiers of Material Science
  10. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Thermodynamics I
  11. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Thermodynamics II
  12. 2021, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Special Study of Advanced Science and Engineering Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering
  13. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Seminar in Integrated Arts and Sciences
  14. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Intensive, Joint Exercises in Advanced Science and Engineering Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering
  15. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Complex Materials Science

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Gibbs-Thomson, Thermal Gibbs-Thomson, and Hoffman-Weeks Plots of Polyethylene Crystals Examined by Fast-Scan Calorimetry and Small-Angle X-ray Scattering, CRYSTAL GROWTH & DESIGN, 19(4), 2493-2502, 201904
  2. Crystallization and melting behaviors of poly(vinylidene fluoride) examined by fast-scan calorimetry: Hoffman-Weeks, Gibbs-Thomson and thermal Gibbs-Thomson plots, POLYMER, 169, 11-20, 20190415
  3. Fast limiting behavior of the melting kinetics of polyethylene crystals examined by fast-scan calorimetry, THERMOCHIMICA ACTA, 677, 211-216, 201907
  4. Molecular Weight Dependence of Crystal Growth in Isotactic Polystyrene Ultrathin Films, ACS MACRO LETTERS, 8(10), 1227-1232, 201910
  5. Kinetics of "Melting" of Sucrose Crystals, CRYSTAL GROWTH & DESIGN, 18(4), 2602-2608, 201804
  6. Superheated Melting Kinetics of Metastable Chain-Folded Polymer Crystals, CRYSTAL GROWTH & DESIGN, 18(6), 3637-3643, 201806
  7. Melting and recrystallization kinetics of poly(butylene terephthalate), POLYMER, 109, 307-314, 201701
  8. Crystallization kinetics of poly(butylene terephthalate) and its talc composites, JOURNAL OF APPLIED POLYMER SCIENCE, 134(16), 201704
  9. Heating rate dependence of melting peak temperature examined by DSC of heat flux type, JOURNAL OF THERMAL ANALYSIS AND CALORIMETRY, 123(3), 1795-1808, 201603
  10. ★, Feature article: Insights into polymer crystallization and melting from fast scanning chip calorimetry, Polymer, 91, 239-263, 201605
  11. Quantitative understanding of two distinct melting kinetics of an isothermally crystallized poly(ether ether ketone), POLYMER, 99, 97-104, 201609
  12. Two Crystal Populations with Different Melting/Reorganization Kinetics of Isothermally Crystallized Polyamide 6, JOURNAL OF POLYMER SCIENCE PART B-POLYMER PHYSICS, 54(20), 2126-2138, 201610
  13. Method for Calculation of the Lamellar Thickness Distribution of Not-Reorganized Linear Polyethylene Using Fast Scanning Calorimetry in Heating, MACROMOLECULES, 48(24), 8831-8837, 201512
  14. An evaluation of thermal lags of fast-scan microchip DSC with polymer film samples, THERMOCHIMICA ACTA, 589, 262-269, 20140810
  15. Combining fast-scan chip-calorimeter with molecular simulations to investigate superheating behaviors of lamellar polymer crystals, POLYMER, 55(16), 4307-4312, 20140805
  16. Melting behaviors of polyethylene crystals: An application of fast-scan DSC, POLYMER, 55(14), 3186-3194, 20140619
  17. Dynamical Properties in Uniform and Periodic Growth Modes of Ascorbic Acid Crystal Domain from Thin Solution Film, JOURNAL OF THE PHYSICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 83(6), 201406
  18. Melting kinetics of it-polypropylene crystals over wide heating rates, JOURNAL OF THERMAL ANALYSIS AND CALORIMETRY, 113(3), 1231-1237, 201309
  19. Spatiotemporal Patterns Formed by the Dynamics of Bistable Units with Global and Asymmetric Local Interactions, JOURNAL OF THE PHYSICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 81(4), 201204
  20. Growth of banded spherulites of poly(epsilon-caprolactone) from the blends: An examination of the modeling of spherulitic growth, POLYMER, 53(8), 1765-1771, 20120403
  21. Structure Evolution in Directional Crystallization of Polymers under Temperature Gradient, MACROMOLECULES, 45(2), 852-861, 20120124
  22. Kinetics of phase separation and coarsening in dilute surfactantpentaethylene glycol monododecyl ether solutions, Journal of Chemical Physics, 20111101
  23. Molecular weight dependence of growth and morphology of it-poly(butene-1) spherulites, POLYMER, 52(9), 2051-2058, 20110419
  24. Cellular Crystallization in Thin Melt Film of it-Poly(butene-1): An Implication to Spherulitic Growth from Bulk Melt, MACROMOLECULES, 44(23), 9239-9246, 20111213
  25. Influence of Amorphous Component on Melting of Semicrystalline Polymers, MACROMOLECULES, 44(20), 8042-8055, 20111025
  26. Morphology and Growth of Single Crystals of Isotactic Polypropylene from the Melt, JOURNAL OF MACROMOLECULAR SCIENCE PART B-PHYSICS, 50(2), 236-247, 2010
  27. Morphology and Crystallization Kinetics of it-Polystyrene Spherulites, MACROMOLECULES, 43(8), 3837-3843, 20100427
  28. Microbeam X-ray diffraction of non-banded polymer spherulites of it-polystyrene and it-poly(butene-1), POLYMER, 51(8), 1837-1844, 20100406
  29. Application of a deconvolution method to construct aqueous phase diagram, THERMOCHIMICA ACTA, 500(1-2), 100-105, 20100310
  30. Melting of polymer single crystals studied by dynamic Monte Carlo simulations, EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL E, 33(3), 189-202, 201011
  31. Kinetic study of the II-I phase transition of isotactic polybutene-1, POLYMER, 51(23), 5532-5538, 20101029
  32. Acceleration Mechanism in Critical Nucleation of Polymers by Epitaxy of Nucleating Agent, POLYMER JOURNAL, 41(3), 228-236, 2009
  33. Mechanical and Thermal Properties of a Hot-melt Adhesive of Tribrock Copolymer Added with a Miscible Homopolymer, Polymer journal, 41(1), 74-82, 20090115
  34. The effect of NaCl on the eutectic phase behavior of aqueous poly(ethylene glycol) solutions, Polymer, 50(5), 1304-1310, 20090201
  35. The effect of NaCl on the eutectic phase behavior of aqueous poly(ethylene glycol) solutions, POLYMER, 50(5), 1304-1310, 20090223
  36. Branching and higher order structure in banded polyethylene spherulites, MACROMOLECULES, 41(7), 2484-2493, 2008
  37. Branching and Higher Order Structure in Banded Poly(vinylidene fluoride) Spherulites, Polymer journal, 40(9), 905-909, 20080915
  38. Enhanced Crystallization of Blended Poly(ethylene terephthalate) and Poly(butylene terephthalate), Polymer journal, 40(10), 992-995, 20081015
  39. Melting kinetics of polymer crystals with an entropic barrier, MACROMOLECULES, 41(1), 120-127, 20080108
  40. Branching and re-orientation of lamellar crystals in non-banded poly(butene-1) spherulites, POLYMER, 49(6), 1685-1692, 20080317
  41. Instability-Driven Branching of Lamellar Crystals in Polyethylene Spherulites, MACROMOLECULES, 41(20), 7505-7512, 20081028
  42. Acceleration mechanism of nucleation of polymers by nano-sizing of nucleating agent, POLYMER JOURNAL, 39(1), 55-64, 2007
  43. Size distribution and shape of nano-nucleus of polyethylene simultaneously determined by SAXS, Polymer, 48, 382-392, 20070102
  44. Role of epitaxy of nucleating agent (NA) in nucleation mechanism of polymers, Polymer, 48, 401-408, 20070102
  45. Supercooling (Delta T) dependence of nano-nucleation of PE by SAXS and proposal of a new nucleation theory, POLYMER, 48(4), 1116-1126, 20070209
  46. Size distribution and shape of nano-nucleus of polyethylene simultaneously determined by SAXS, POLYMER, 48(1), 382-392, 20070105
  47. Role of epitaxy of nucleating agent (NA) in nucleation mechanism of polymers, POLYMER, 48(1), 401-408, 20070105
  48. Pattern formation and spatiotemporal behavior of adhesive in peeling1, Physica D, D214, 120-131, 20060301
  49. Crystal Growth of Isotactic Polystyrene in Ultrathin Films: Thickness and Temperature Dependence, J. Macromol. Sci. Phys., B45, 1141-1147, 20060401
  50. Dynamic Light Scattering Studies on Crystallization of Isotactic Polystyrene from Dilute Solutions at High Supercoolings, J. Macromol. Sci. Phys., B45, 1149-1157, 20060401
  51. Two-step formation of entanglement from disentangled polymer melt detected by using nucleation rate, Polymer, 47, 6422-6428, 20060401
  52. Pattern formation and spatiotemporal behavior of adhesive in peeling, Physica D, 214, 120-131, 20060401
  53. Acceleration Mechanism of Growth Rates under Shear Flow Due to the Oriented Melt, Macromolecules, 39, 1515-1524, 20060401
  54. Crystal Growth of Isotactic Polystyrene in Ultrathin Films: Thickness and Temperature Dependence, Journal of Macromolecular Science A27, B45, 1141-1147, 20061130
  55. Dynamic Light Scattering Studies on Crystallization of Isotactic Polystyrene from Dilute Solutions at High Supercoolings, Journal of Macromolecular Science A27, B45, 1149-1157, 20061130
  56. Two-step formation of entanglement from disentangled polymer melt detected by using nucleation rate23, Polymer, 47, 6422-6428, 20061130
  57. Power law of molecular weight dependence of lateral growth rate of isotactic polypropylene, Polymer, 47, 7601-7606, 20061130
  58. Two-step formation of entanglement from disentangled polymer melt detected by using nucleation rate, POLYMER, 47(18), 6422-6428, 20060823
  59. Pattern formation and spatiotemporal behavior of adhesive in peeling, PHYSICA D-NONLINEAR PHENOMENA, 214(2), 120-131, 20060215
  60. Crystal growth of isotactic polystyrene in ultrathin films: Thickness and temperature dependence, JOURNAL OF MACROMOLECULAR SCIENCE PART B-PHYSICS, 45(6), 1141-1147, 200611
  61. Dynamic light scattering studies on crystallization of isotactic polystyrene from dilute solutions at high supercoolings, JOURNAL OF MACROMOLECULAR SCIENCE PART B-PHYSICS, 45(6), 1149-1157, 200611
  62. Power law of molecular weight dependence of lateral growth rate of isotactic polypropylene, POLYMER, 47(21), 7601-7606, 20061004
  63. Nucleation and size distribution of nucleus during induction period of polyethylene crystallization, J. Chem. Phys., 123, 204906/1-5, 20050401
  64. Defects in banded spherulite of polymer, Polymer, 46, 8717-8722, 20050401
  65. Three-dimensional shape of polyethylene single crystals grown from dilute solutions and from the melt, Polymer, 46, 8708-8716, 20050401
  66. Formation mechanism of shish in the oriented melt (II) - two different growth mechanisms along and perpendicular to the flow direction, Polymer, 1685-1692, 20050401
  67. Formation mechanism of shish in the oriented melt (I) - bundle nucleus becomes to shish, Polymer, 1675-1684, 20050401
  68. Full deconvolution of the instrumental coefficients in scanning calorimeter of heat flux type, Thermochim. Acta, 436, 15-25, 20050401
  69. Transition kinetics of a Ti-Ni alloy examined by Temperature-Modulated DSC, Thermochim. Acta, 431, 98-105, 20050401
  70. Formation mechanism of shish in the oriented melt (I) - bundle nucleus becomes to shish, POLYMER, 46(5), 1675-1684, 20050214
  71. Transition kinetics of a Ti-Ni alloy examined by temperature-modulated DSC, THERMOCHIMICA ACTA, 431(1-2), 98-105, 20050615
  72. Nucleation and size distribution of nucleus during induction period of polyethylene crystallization, JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 123(20), 20051122
  73. Full deconvolution of the instrumental coefficients in scanning calorimeter of heat flux type, THERMOCHIMICA ACTA, 436(1-2), 15-25, 20051001
  74. Three-dimensional shape of polyethylene single crystals grown from dilute solutions and from the melt, POLYMER, 46(20), 8708-8716, 20050923
  75. Defects in banded spherulites of polymers, POLYMER, 46(20), 8717-8722, 20050923
  76. Modeling of the peeling process of pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes with the combination of Maxwell elements, JOURNAL OF THE PHYSICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 73(8), 2135-2141, 200408
  77. Stability of tunnel structure and relationship between peel load and spatiotemporal pattern by deformed adhesive during peeling, JOURNAL OF THE PHYSICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 73(8), 2342-2346, 200408
  78. Nucleation and morphology of polyethylene under shear flow, JOURNAL OF MACROMOLECULAR SCIENCE-PHYSICS, B42(3-4), 499-514, 2003
  79. Molecular weight dependence of equilibrium melting temperature and lamellar thickening of isotactic polypropylene with high tacticity, JOURNAL OF MACROMOLECULAR SCIENCE-PHYSICS, B42(3-4), 733-752, 2003
  80. An atomic force microscopy observation of poly(vinylidene fluoride) banded spherulites, JOURNAL OF MACROMOLECULAR SCIENCE-PHYSICS, B42(3-4), 753-760, 2003
  81. Direct evidence of nucleation during the induction period of polyethylene crystallization by SAXS, JOURNAL OF MACROMOLECULAR SCIENCE-PHYSICS, B42(3-4), 847-865, 2003
  82. Morphology, growth rate, and lamellar thickness of polymer crystals, JOURNAL OF MACROMOLECULAR SCIENCE-PHYSICS, B42(3-4), 867-874, 2003
  83. MORPHOLOGY, GROWTH RATE AND LAMELLAR THICKNESS OF POLYMER CRYSTALS, Journal of Macromolecular Science, B42(3&4), 867-874, 20030301
  84. Equilibrium melting temperature of isotactic polypropylene with high tacticity: 1. Determination by differential scanning calorimetry, MACROMOLECULES, 36(13), 4790-4801, 20030701
  85. Equilibrium melting temperature of isotactic polypropylene with high tacticity. 2. Determination by optical microscopy, MACROMOLECULES, 36(13), 4802-4812, 20030701
  86. Kinetic barrier of pinning in polymer crystallization: Rate equation approach, JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 118(18), 8446-8455, 20030508
  87. AFM observation of polyethylene single crystals: selective handedness of screw dislocations in a chair type, POLYMER, 44(20), 6135-6138, 200309
  88. Periodically modulated driving force applied to polymer crystallization in a visco-elastic measurement with temperature modulation, THERMOCHIMICA ACTA, 391(1-2), 81-86, 20020812
  89. Power law of molecular weight of the nucleation rate of folded chain crystals of polyethylene, MACROMOLECULES, 35(18), 6985-6991, 20020827
  90. Thermo-mechanical coupling and self-excited oscillation in the neck propagation of PET films, POLYMER, 43(3), 947-951, 200202
  91. Second-order phase transition of high isotactic polypropylene at high temperature, POLYMER, 43(4), 1473-1481, 200202
  92. Dynamical-morphological property of adhesive tape in peeling, JOURNAL OF THE PHYSICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 71(7), 1618-1621, 200207
  93. Superheating of the melting kinetics in polymer crystals: a possible nucleation mechanism, POLYMER, 43(5), 1667-1679, 200203
  94. Role of entanglement in nucleation and 'melt relaxation' of polyethylene, POLYMER, 43(24), 6585-6593, 200211
  95. Periodically modulated driving force applied with TMDSC to the crystallization and melting kinetics of ice crystals confined in a porous silica gel, JOURNAL OF THERMAL ANALYSIS AND CALORIMETRY, 64(2), 775-782, 2001
  96. Effect of entanglement on nucleation rate of polyethylene, POLYMER JOURNAL, 33(11), 906-908, 2001
  97. Application of periodically modulated driving force to the transition kinetics in vinylidene fluoride/trifluoroethylene copolymers, JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 114(15), 6896-6905, 20010415
  98. Power law of nucleation rate of folded-chain single crystals of polyethylene, COLLOID AND POLYMER SCIENCE, 279(4), 382-386, 200104
  99. Three-dimensional morphology of PVDF single crystals forming banded spherulites, POLYMER, 42(5), 2223-2233, 200103
  100. A modeling of the irreversible melting kinetics of polymer crystals responding to temperature modulation with retardation of melting rate coefficient, POLYMER, 42(10), 4727-4730, 200105
  101. Physical mechanism of stick-slip behavior in polymer melt extrusion: Temperature dependence of flow curve, JOURNAL OF THE PHYSICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 70(11), 3268-3273, 200111
  102. Kinetic response of an epoxy thermosetting system observed by TMDSC, JOURNAL OF THERMAL ANALYSIS AND CALORIMETRY, 60(3), 821-827, 2000
  103. A calibration of complex heat capacity obtained by temperature-modulated DSC in the melting region of polymer crystals, POLYMER, 41(25), 8941-8951, 200012
  104. Lamellar thickening in isotactic polypropylene with high tacticity crystallized at high temperature, MACROMOLECULES, 33(24), 9069-9075, 20001128
  105. An unusual behavior in the melting region of isotactic polypropylene crystals revealed by temperature-modulated DSC, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, 35(20), 5085-5090, 200010
  106. ★, A new analyzing method of Temperature Modulated DSC of exo- or endo-thermic process: Application to polyethylene crystallization, Thermochimica Acta, 293, 47-64, 19970401
  107. ★, A new method of analysing transformation kinetics with temperature mopdulated DSC: Application to polymer crystal growth, Polymer, 38, 231-233, 19970401
  108. Computer Simulction of Curved Crystel Habits : Polymer Crystallization under an Anisotropic Growth Condition., Polymer, 37, 19960401
  109. Polyethylene Crystallization from Dilute Solutions : Adsorption Isotherm on the Growth Face, Journal of Chemical Society Faradoy Transaction, 91, 19950401
  110. Atomic force microscopy of solution grown polyethylene single crystals, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 33, 19940401
  111. Oscillating neck propagation in polymer films, Polymer, 35, 19940401
  112. Growth Mode and Curved Lateral Habits of Polyethylene Single Crystals, Faraday Discussion, 95, 129-143, 19930401
  113. Oscillation and Instability of Neck Propagation in Polyethylene terephthalates film, Polymer, 34, 2306-2314, 19930401
  114. ★, Growth of Polyethylene Single Crystals from the Melt : Morphology, 271, 328-342, 19930401
  115. ★, Growth of polyethylene single crystals from the melt, 270, 667-681, 19920401
  116. An Atomic Force Microscopy Observation of Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride) Banded Spherulites, Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part B, 42(3), 753-760, 200301
  117. AFM observation of polyethylene single crystals: selective handedness of screw dislocations in a chair type, Polymer, 44(20), 6135-6138, 200309
  118. Spatiotemporal Patterns in Peeling Process, Kobunshi, 54(6), 20050601
  119. Development of New Analysis Methods in Thermal Transition Kinetics, 41(1), 10-16, 201401
  120. Dynamical Properties in Uniform and Periodic Growth Modes of Ascorbic Acid Crystal Domain from Thin Solution Film, Journal of the Physical Society of Japan, 83(6), 64002-1-9, 20140502
  121. Crystallization, recrystallization, and melting of polymer crystals on heating and cooling examined with fast scanning calorimetry, Polymer Crystallization, 1, e10005 (1-10)., 201808

Publications such as books

  1. 2014/03, Encyclopedia of Polymers and Composites, Spherulitic Growth in Crystalline Polymers, Springer, 2014, 03, Scholarly Book, Joint work, Akihiko Toda, ISBN: 978-3-642-37179-0 (Online), 12, Spherulitic Growth in Crystalline Polymers
  2. 1993, Growth Kinetics of Polyethylene Single Crystals , Crystallization of Polymers, 1993

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Hoffman-Weeks, Gibbs-Thomson, and thermal Gibbs-Thomson plots of polymer crystallization and melting, utilizing FSC and SAXS, Akihiko Toda, International Discussion Meeting on Polymer Crystallization 2019, 2019/10/22, With Invitation, English, San Sebastián, Spain
  2. Utilizing fast-scan calorimetry on polymer crystallization and melting with Gibbs-Thomson, Hoffman-Weeks, and Thermal Gibbs-Thomson plots, Akihiko Toda, Ken Taguchi, Gaku Kono, Koji Nozaki, The 2018 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, 2018/12/26, With Invitation, English, Materials Research Society
  3. FAST-SCANNING CALORIMETRY ON THE CRYSTALLIZATION AND MELTING OF POLYMER CRYSTALS, Akihiko Toda, Fifth Joint Meeting of The Calorimetry Conference and International Conference on Chemical Thermodynamics, 2018/08/08, With Invitation, English, Calorimetry Conference and International Conference on Chemical Thermodynamics, Tahoe USA
  4. Crystallization and Melting of Chain-folded Polymer Crystals Examined by Fast-Scan Calorimetry, Akihiko Toda, Ken Taguchi, Gaku Kohno, Koji Nozaki, The 13th International Symposium on Polymer Physics, 2018/06/12, With Invitation, English, State Key Laboratory of Polymer Physics and Chemistry, ICCAS, China MPI for Polymer Research, Germany University of Akron, USA University of Tokyo, Japan
  5. Conventional, fast-scan and TM-DSC analysis of transition kinetics: Melting of polymers, Akihiko Toda, International Workshop on Advanced Thermal Analysis, 2016/12, With Invitation, English
  6. Melting kinetics of polymer crystals examined by fast-scan DSC, Akihiko Toda, International Workshop on Advanced Thermal Analysis, 2016/12, With Invitation, English
  7. Melting kinetics of polymer crystals examined by conventional & fast-scan DSC, & T-M DSC, Akihiko Toda, 2016 International Confederation for Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry Congress, 2016/08, With Invitation, Japanese
  8. Modeling of melting kinetics examined by differential scanning calorimetry, A. Toda, Joint Meeting of The Japan Society of Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis and The Calorimetry Conference, 2016/08, With Invitation, Japanese
  9. Melting kinetics of polymer crystals, A. Toda, 14th LÄHNWITZSEMINAR ON CALORIMETRY, 2016/06, With Invitation, English
  10. Calorimetric analysis of kinetics in phase transitions with broad distribution of transition temperatures, 42nd Annual Conference of North American Thermal Analysis Society Session Lecture, 2014/09/15, With Invitation, English
  11. Calorimetric analysis of kinetics in phase transitions with broad distribution of transition temperatures, The North American Calorimetry Conference, 2014/07/10, With Invitation, English
  12. MELTING OF POLYMER CRYSTALS, 11th International Symposium of Polymer Physics, 2014/06/09, With Invitation, English
  13. Melting kinetics of polymer crystals, Symposium in Honor of Bernhard Wunderlich, 247th ACS National Meeting, 2014/03/17, With Invitation, English
  14. Melting kinetics of polymer crystals over wide heating rates, The 5th International Symposium on the New Frontiers of Thermal Studies of Materials, 2013/10/28, With Invitation, English
  15. Formation Mechanism of Polymer Spherulites, IUPAC MACRO2012 World Polymer Congress, 2012/06, With Invitation, Japanese
  16. Formation mechanism of polymer spherulites, International Discussion Meeting on Polymer Crystallization, 2011/08, With Invitation, Japanese
  17. Formation of Polymer Spherulites: Branching and Re-orientation of Lamellar Crystals by a Spontaneous Gradient Field and Stress in the Folding Surfaces, Japan-Netherlands Symposium on Crystal Growth -Theory and in situ Measurements, 2008/10, With Invitation, Japanese
  18. Branching and Re-orientation of Lamellar Crystals in Polymer Spherulites, The 42nd IUPAC World Polymer Congress, MACRO 2008, 2008/07, With Invitation, Japanese
  19. Branching and Higher Order Structure in Polymer Spherulites, European Discussion Meetings: Polymer Crystallization, 2007/10, With Invitation, Japanese
  20. Branching in spherulites of chain folded polymer crystals: Periodic rings and correlation length, American Chemical Society 234th National Meeting, "50 Years after the Discovery of Polymer Single Crystals", 2007/08, With Invitation, Japanese
  21. Growth Kinetics and Morphology of Polymer Crystals, 2007 APS March Meeting, "Polymer Crystallization: 50 years of Chain Folding", 2007/03, With Invitation, Japanese
  22. Superheating in the Melting Kinetics of Polymer Crystals, 5th Lahnwitz Seminar on Calorimetry, 2006/05, With Invitation, Japanese
  23. Kinetic Barrier on Crystallization and Melting of Polymers, 228th ACS National Meeting, Symposium on Semicrystalline Polymers, 2004/08, With Invitation, Japanese

Awards

  1. 2016/08/18, 2016 North American Thermal Analysis Society Award, NATAS Award Committee Chair
  2. 2015/08/12, 43rd North American Thermal Analysis Society Conference, NATAS Fellow Award, North American Thermal Analysis Society
  3. 2014/07/10, 2014 James J. Christensen Memorial Award, The North American Calorimetry Conference, Calorimetric Analysis of Kinetics in Phase Transitions with a Broad Distribution of Transition Temperatures
  4. 2013/11/01, The JAPAN SOCIETY OF CALORIMETRY AND THERMAL ANALYSIS AWARD (2013), 日本熱測定学会長, 熱測定による状態遷移過程のキネティクス解析手法の開発

Social Activities

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. International Discussion Meeting on Polymer Crystallization 2019, 2019/04, 2019/04
  2. 12th SPSJ International Polymer Conference (IPC2018), Local Committee Member, 2018/12, 2018/12
  3. 2017/09, 2017/09
  4. International Discussion Meeting on Polymer Crystallization 2017, Advisory Board, 2017/09, 2017/09
  5. Pacifichem 2015, Symposium on New Frontiers in Polymer Crystallization, Co-Chair, 2015/04
  6. 2015/01, 2015/01
  7. 2013/07
  8. 2012/08
  9. 2011/08
  10. 2009/08
  11. 2007/09