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KASAI

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 Executive Researcher, Dr.
  Terahertz Technology Research Center
  National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
Professor
  Department of Environmental Chemistry and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  Doctoral and Master's Programs in Physics, Graduate School of Pure and Applied
  Sciences, University of Tsukuba

  Mailing address:
  4-2-1 Nukui-kita, Koganei, Tokyo 184-8795, JAPAN.
Email address:
  ykasai**Add @ and nict.go.jp
Telephone number:
  +81 -(0)42-327-5562

Membership of professional organizations

 International:
  Commissioner of the International Radiation Commission(IRC)
  Member of COSPAR Scientific Commission Associates
  Expert, Communications Networks, Content and Technology, EUROPEAN COMMISSION

Domestic:
  外部委員
  日本学術会議環境学委員会・地球惑星科学委員会合同IGBP・WCRP・DIVERSITAS合同分
  科会IGAC小委員会委員
  総務省情報通信審議会専門委員(~January 2014)
  環境省環境研究企画委員会委員
  日本学術会議環境学委員会・地球惑星科学委員会合同 SPARC小委員会委員(~2010)
  日本学術会議環境学委員会・地球惑星科学委員会 COSPAR小委員会委員
  総務省 戦略的情報通信研究開発推進事業プログラムオフィサー
  名古屋大学太陽地球環境研究所(STE)共同利用・共同研究委員会専門委員会委員
  学会委員
  分光学会代議員
  大気科学会大気環境衛星検討委員会委員長
  日本地球惑星科学連合(JpGU)情報システム委員会委員
  (学会連合)今後の宇宙開発体制のあり方に関するタスクフォース会合(TF)・リモート
  センシング分科会コミュニティ(TFリモセンコミュニティ)高度化 ワーキンググループ
  副主査

Articles

Refereed

2018

 

92. Richard Larsson, Yasuko Kasai, Takeshi Kuroda, Shigeru Sato, Takayoshi Yamada,

Hiroyuki Maezawa, Yutaka Hasegawa, Toshiyuki Nishibori, Shinichi Nakasuka, and Paul Hartogh, Mars sub-millimeter sensor on micro-satellite: sensor feasibility study, Geoscientific Instrumentation Methods and Data Systems, Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 7, 331-341, doi.org/10.5194/gi-7-331-2018 (2018)

91. T. Yamada, L. Rezac, R. Larsson, P. Hartogh, N. Yoshida, and Y. Kasai, Solving non-LTE problems in rotational transitions using the Gauss–Seidel method and its implementation in the Atmospheric Radiative Transfer Simulator, A&A 619, A181 (2018)

90. H. Lim , M. Choi , J.Kim , Y. Kasai, and P. W. Chan, AHI/Himawari-8 Yonsei Aerosol Retriwval (YEAR): Algorithm,
Validation and Merged Products, Remote Sensing, 10, 5, DOI: 10.3390/rs10050699 (2018)

89. R. Sakagami , R. Takahai , A. Wachi , Y. Koshiro , H. Maezawa , Y. Kasai , S.Nakasuka, Integral design method for simple and small Mars lander system using membrane aeroshell, Acta Astronautica, 144, 103-118, DOI: 10.1016/j.actaastro.2017.11.024 (2018)

88. Y.Kasai, T.O. Sato, T. O. Sato, H. Sagawa, K. Noguchi, N. Saitoh, H. Irie, K. Kita, M. E. Mahani, K. Zettsu, R. Imasu, and S. Hayashida, Vertical profile of tropospheric ozone derived from synergetic retrieval using three different wavelength ranges, UV, IR, and microwave: sensitivity study for satellite observation, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 11, 3, 1653-1668,  DOI: 10.5194/amt-11-1653-2018 (2018)
 
 87. F. Khosrawi, S. Lossow, G. P. Stiller, K. H. Rosenlof, J. Urban, J. P. Burrows, R. P. Damadeo, P. Eriksson, M. G. Comas, J. C. Gille, Y. Kasai, M. Kiefer, G. E. Nedoluha, S. Noël, P. Raspollini, W. G. Read, A. Rozanov, C. E. Sioris, K. A. Walker, and K. Weigel, The SPARC water vapour assessment II: comparison of stratospheric and lower mesospheric water vapour time series observed from satellites, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques , 11, 7, 4435-4463,  DOI: 10.5194/amt-11-4435-2018 (2018)



2017

86. Y. Kasaba, T. Imamura, F. Tsuchiya, N. Terada, Y. Miyoshi, Y. Kasai, and Y. Saito, "Planetary plasma and atmospheres explored by space missions in Japan: Hisaki, Akatsuki, and beyond ", Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol.869, No.012094, 2017, DOI:10.1088/1742-6596/869/1/012094 (2017)

85. Larsson, Richard; Milz, Mathias; Eriksson, Patrick; J. Mendrok, Y. Kasai, S. A. Buehler, C. Diéval, D. Brain, and P. Hartogh, Martian magnetism with orbiting sub-millimeter sensor: simulated retrieval system, Geoscientific Instrumentation Methods and Data Systems, 6, 1, 27-37, DOI: 10.5194/gi-6-27-2017 (2017)

84. T. O. Sato, K. Kuribayashi, N. Yoshida, and Y. Kasai, "Diurnal variation of oxygen isotopic enrichment in asymmetric-18 ozone observed by the SMILES from space ", Geophysical Research Letters, Vol.44, 6399-6406, 2017, DOI:2016GL071924 (2017)

83. K. Kuribayashi, N. Yoshida, H. Jin, Y. J. Orsolini, and Y. Kasai, "Optimal retrieval method to stimate ozone vertical profile in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere (MLT) region from submillimeter-wave limb emission spectra ", Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer, Vol.192, 42-52, 2017, Online Access (2017)

2015

82. L. Millan, S. Wang, N. Livesey, D. Kinnison, H. Sagawa, and Y. Kasai, "Stratospheric and Mesospheric HO2 Observations from the Aura Microwave Limb Sounder", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 2889-2902, 2015, DOI: 10.5194/acp-15-2889-2015 (2015)

81. Jonathan H. Jiang, Hui Su, Chengxing Zhai, T.Janice Shen, Tongwen Wu, Jie Zhang, Jason N.S. Cole, Knut von Salzen, Leo J. Donner, Charles Seman, Anthony Del Genio, Larissa S. Nazarenko, Jean-Louis Dufresne, Masahiro Watanabe, Cyril Morcrette, Tsuyoshi Koshiro, Hideaki Kawai, Andrew Gettelman, Luis Millán, William G. Read, Nathaniel J. Livesey, Yasko Kasai, and Masato Shiotani, "Evaluating the diurnal cycle of upper tropospheric ice clouds in climate models using SMILES observations", Journal of Atmospheric Sciences., Vol.72, 1022-1044,2015, DOI: 10.1175/JAS-D-14-0124.1(2015)

2014

80. A. Schanz, K. Hocke, N. Kämpfer, S. Chabrillat, A. Inness, M. Palm, J. Notholt, I. Boyd, A. Parrish, and Y. Kasai, "The diurnal variation in stratospheric ozone from the MACC reanalysis, the ERA-Interim reanalysis, WACCM and Earth observation data: characteristics and intercomparison", Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 14, 32667-32708, 2014, DOI: 10.5194/acpd-14-32667-2014 (2014)

79. P. Eriksson, B. Rydberg, H. Sagawa, M.S. Johnston, and Y. Kasai, "Overview and sample applications of SMILES and Odin-SMR retrievals of upper tropospheric humidity and cloud ice mass", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 12613–12629, 2014, DOI: 10.5194/acp-14-12613-2014 (2014)

78. B. Hassler, I. Petropavlovskikh, J. Staehelin, T. August, P.K. Bhartia, C. Clerbaux, D. Degenstein, M. De Mazière, B.M. Dinelli, A. Dudhia, G.Dufour, S.M. Frith, L. Froidevaux, S. Godin-Beekmann, J. Granville, N.R.P. Harris, K. Hoppel, D. Hubert, Y. Kasai, M.J. Kurylo, E. Kyrölä, J.-C. Lambert, P.F. Levelt, C.T. McElroy, R.D. McPeters, R. Munro, H. Nakajima, A. Parrish, P. Raspollini, E.E. Remsberg, K.H. Rosenlof, A. Rozanov, T. Sano, Y. Sasano, M. Shiotani, H.G.J. Smit, G. Stiller, R.S. Stolarski, J. Tamminen, D.W. Tarasick, J. Urban, R.J. van der A, J.P. Veefkind, C. Vigouroux, T. von Clarmann, C. von Savigny, K.A. Walker, M. Weber, J. Wild, and J. Zawodny, "Past changes in the vertical distribution of ozone – Part 1: Measurement techniques, uncertainties and availability", Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 1395-1427, 2014, DOI: 10.5194/amt-7-1395-2014 (2014)

77. K. Sagi, D. Murtagh, J. Urban, H. Sagawa, and Y. Kasai, "The use of SMILES data to study ozone loss in the Arctic winter 2009/2010 and comparison with Odin/SMR data using assimilation techniques", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 12855–12869, 2014, DOI: 10.5194/acp-14-12855-2014 (2014)

76. A. Laeng, U. Grabowski, T. von Clarmann, G. Stiller, N. Glatthor, M. Hoepfner, S. Kellmann, M. Kiefer, A. Linden, S. Lossow, V. Sofieva, I. Petropavlovskikh, D. Hubert, T. Bathgate, P. Bernath, C.D. Boone, C. Clerbaux, P. Coheur, R. Damadeo, D. Degenstein, S. Frith, L. Froidevaux, J. Gille, K. Hoppel, M. McHugh, Y. Kasai, J. Lumpe, N. Rapoe, G. Toon, T. Sano, M. Suzuki, J. Tamminen, J. Urban, K. Walker, M. Weber, and J.Zawodny, "Validation of MIPAS IMK/IAA V5R_O3_224 ozone profiles ", Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 3971-3987, 2014, DOI: 10.5194/amt-7-3971-2014 (2014)

75. T. O. Sato, H. Sagawa, N. Yoshida, and Y. Kasai, "Vertical profile of δ18OOO from middle stratosphere to lower mesosphere derived by retrieval algorithm developed for SMILES spectra", Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 941-958, 2014, DOI:10.5194/amt-7-941-2014 (2014)

74. K. Kuribayashi, H. Sagawa, R. Lehmann, T. O. Sato, and Y. Kasai, "Direct estimation of the rate constant of the reaction ClO + HO2 → HOCl + O2 from SMILES atmospheric observations", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 255-266, 2014, doi:10.5194/acp-14-255-2014, (2014)
 
2013

73. Daniel Kreyling, Hideo Sagawa, Ingo Wohltmann, Ralph Lehmann, Yasuko Kasai, "SMILES zonal and diurnal variation climatology of strato- and mesospheric trace gases: O3, HCl, HNO3, ClO, BrO, HOCl, HO2, and temperature", Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 118, 1–16, DOI:10.1002/2012JD019420 (2013)

72. M. Toohey, M.I. Hegglin, S. Tegtmeier, J. Anderson, Juan A. Añel, A. Bourassa, S. Brohede, D. Degenstein, L. Froidevaux, R. Fuller, B. Funke, J. Gille, A. Jones, Y. Kasai, E. Kyröla, J. Neu, A. Rozanov, L. Smith, J. Urban, T. von Clarmann, K. A. Walker, and R. Wang, "Characterizing sampling biases in the trace gas climatologies of the SPARC Data Initiative", Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, DOI:10.1002/jgrd.50874 (2013)

71. Richard Larsson, Robin Ramstad, Jana Mendrok, Stefan Alexander Buehle, and Yasuko Kasai, "A Method for Remote Sensing of Weak Planetary Magnetic Fields - Simulated Application to Mars", Geophysical Research Letters, DOI:10.1002/grl.50964 (2013)

70. S. Tegtmeier, M. I. Hegglin, J. Anderson, A. Bourassa, S. Brohede, D. degenstein, L. Froidevaux, R. Fuller, B. Funke, J. Gille, A. Jones, Y. Kasai, E. Kyrölä, G. Lingenfelser, J. Lumpe, B. Nardi, J. Neu, D. Pendelbury, E. Remsberg, A. Rozanov, L. Smith, M. Toohey, J. Urban, T. von Clarmann, K. A. Walker, and R. Wang, "The SPARC Data Initiative: A comparison of ozone climatologies from international limb satellite sounders", Journal of Geophysical Research, DOI:10.1002/2013JD019877 (2013)

69. Yasuko Kasai and Hideo Sagawa, "Measuring atmospheric chemistry and ozone levels", SPIE newsroom, DOI:10.1117/2.1201307.004981 (2013)

68. M. Khosravi, P. Baron, J. Urban, L. Froidevaux, A. I. Jonsson, Y. Kasai, K. Kuribayashi, C. Mitsuda, D. P. Murtagh, H. Sagawa, M. L. Santee, T. O. Sato, M. Shiotani, M. Suzuki, T. von Clarmann, K. A. Walker, and S. Wang, "Diurnal variation of stratospheric HOCl, ClO and HO2 at the equator: comparison of 1-D model calculations with measurements of satellite instruments", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 7587-7606, doi:10.5194/acp-13-7587-2013, (2013)

67. T.Sugita, Y. Kasai, Y. Terao, S. Hayashida, G. L. Manney, W.H. Daffer, H. Sagawa, M. Suzuki, M. Shiotani, K. A. Walker, C. D. Boone, and P. F. Bernath, "HCl and ClO profiles inside the Antarctic vortex as observed by SMILES in November 2009: Comparisons with MLS and ACE-FTS instruments", Atmos. Meas. Tech., 6, 3099-3113, doi:10.5194/amt-6-3099-2013 (2013)

66. L. Millán, W. Read, Y. Kasai, A. Lambert, N. Livesey, J. Mendrok, H. Sagawa, T. Sano, M. Shiotani, and D. L. Wu, "SMILES Ice Cloud products", Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 118,12,6468-6477, DOI:10.1002/jgrd.50322, (2013)

65. H. Sagawa, T. O. Sato, P. Baron, E. Dupuy, N. Livesey, J. Urban, T. von Clarmann, A. de Lange, G. Wetzel, B. J. Connor, A. Kagawa, D. Murtagh, and Y. Kasai, "Comparison of SMILES ClO profiles with satellite, balloon-borne and ground-based measurements", Atmos. Meas. Tech., 6, 3325-3347, 2013, doi:10.5194/amt-6-3325-2013, (2013)

64. Y. Kasai, H. Sagawa, D. Kreyling, K. Suzuki, E. Dupuy, T. O. Sato, J. Mendrok, P. Baron, T. Nishibori, S. Mizobuchi, K. Kikuchi, T. Manabe, H. Ozeki, T. Sugita, M. Fujiwara, Y. Irimajiri, K. A. Walker, P. F. Bernath, C. Boone11, G. Stiller, T. von Clarmann, J. Orphal, J. Urban, D. Murtagh, E. J. Llewellyn, D. Degenstein, A. E. Bourassa, N. D. Lloyd, L. Froidevaux, M. Birk, G. Wagner, F. Schreier, J. Xu, P. Vogt, T. Trautmann, and M. Yasui, "Validation of stratospheric and mesospheric ozone observed by SMILES from International Space Station", Atmos. Meas. Tech., 6, 2311-2338, 2013, doi:10.5194/amt-6-2311-2013, (2013)

63. R. A. Stachnik, L. Millán, R. Jarnot, R. Monroe, C. McLinden, S. Kühl, J. Puķīte, M. Shiotani, M. Suzuki, Y. Kasai, F. Goutail, J. P. Pommereau, M. Dorf, and K. Pfeilsticker, "Stratospheric BrO abundance measured by a balloon-borne submillimeterwave radiometer", Atmos. Chem. Phys. 13, 3307-3319, doi:10.5194/acp-13-3307-2013, (2013)

62. P. Baron, D. P. Murtagh, J. Urban, H. Sagawa, S. Ochiai, H. Körnich, F. Khosrawi, K. Kikuchi, S. Mizobuchi, K. Sagi, Y. Kasai, and M. Yasui, "Observation of horizontal winds in the middle-atmosphere between 30° S and 55° N during the northern winter 2009–2010", Atmos. Chem. Phys. 13, 6049-6064, 2013, doi:10.5194/acp-13-6049-2013, (2013)
 
2012

61. Yasutaka Hiraki, Akinori Yamada, Yasuko Kasai, Takamasa Seta, Minoru Ozima, "Evaluation of isotopic fractionation of oxygen ions escaping from terrestrial thermosphere", Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, vol.84, 525-533, 1 May 2012, DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2012.02.010, (2012)

60. Hitoshi Iriie, Hironobu Iwabuchi, Katsuyuki Noguchi, Yasuko Kasai, Kazuyuki Kita, Hajime Akimoto, "Quantifying the relationship between the measurement precision and specifications of a UV/visible sensor on a geostationary satellite", Advances in Space Research vol49, Issue 12, 15 June 2012, pp1743-1749, doi.10.1016/j.asr.2012.03.012, (2012)

59. R. Kohlhepp, R. Ruhnke, M. P. Chipperfield, M. De Mazière, J. Notholt, S. Barthlott, R. L. Batchelor, R. D. Blatherwick, Th. Blumenstock, M. T. Coffey, P. Demoulin, H. Fast, W. Feng, A. Goldman, D. W. T. Griffith, K. Hamann, J. W. Hannigan, F. Hase, N. B. Jones, A. Kagawa, I. Kaiser, Y. Kasai, O. Kirner, W. Kouker, R. Lindenmaier, E. Mahieu, R. L. Mittermeier, B. Monge-Sanz, I. Morino, I. Murata, H. Nakajima, M. Palm, C. Paton-Walsh, U. Raffalski, Th. Reddmann, M. Rettinger, C. P. Rinsland, E. Rozanov, M. Schneider, C. Senten, C. Servais, B.-M. Sinnhuber, D. Smale, K. Strong, R. Sussmann, J. R. Taylor, G. Vanhaelewyn, T. Warneke, C. Whaley, M. Wiehle, and S. W. Wood, "Observed and simulated time evolution of HCl, ClONO2, and HF total column abundances", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 3527-3556, 2012, doi:10.5194/acp-12-3527-2012, (2012)

58. T. O. Sato, H. Sagawa, D. Kreyling, T. Manabe, S. Ochiai, K. Kikuchi, P. Baron, J. Mendrok, J. Urban, D. Murtagh, M. Yasui, and Y. Kasai, "Strato-mesospheric ClO observations by SMILES: error analysis and diurnal variation", Atmos. Meas. Tech., 5, 2809–2825, 2012, doi:10.5194/amt-5-2809-2012, (2012)

57. S. A. Buehler, E. Defer, F. Evans, S. Eliasson, J. Mendrok, P. Eriksson, C. Lee, C. Jim´enez, C. Prigent, S. Crewell, Y. Kasai, R. Bennartz, and A. J. Gasiewski, "Observing ice clouds in the submillimeter spectral range: the CloudIce mission proposal for ESA's Earth Explorer 8", Atmos. Meas. Tech., 5, 1529–1549, 2012, doi:10.5194/amt-5-1529-2012, (2012)

56. Hiraki Y., A. Yamada, Y. Kasai, T. Seta, and M. Ozima , "Evaluation of isotopic fractionation of oxygen ions escaping from terrestrial thermosphere", Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 84, 525-533, (2012)

55. Yasuko Kasai, Hideo Sagawa, Takeshi Kuroda, TakeshiManabe, SatoshiOchiai, Ken-ichi Kikuchi, Toshiyuki Nishibori, Philippe Baron, JanaMendrok, PaulHartogh, Donal Murtagh, JoachimUrban, Fredrik vonScheele, Urban Frisk, "Overview of the Martian atmospheric submillimetre sounder FIRE", Planetary and Space Science, pp62–82, vol 63-64, (2012)

2011
54. P. Baron, J. Urban, H. Sagawa, J. Möller, D. P. Murtagh, J. Mendrok, E. Dupuy, T. O. Sato, S. Ochiai, K. Suzuki, T. Manabe, T. Nishibori, K. Kikuchi, R. Sato, M. Takayanagi, M. Shiotani, and Y. Kasai, "The Level 2 research product algorithms for the Superconducting Submillimeter-Wave Limb-Emission Sounder (SMILES)", Atmos. Meas. Tech., 4, 2105-2124, 2011, doi:10.5194/amt-4-2105-2011, (2011)

53. Y. Kasai, E. Dupuy, R. Saito, K. Hashimoto, A. Sabu, S. Kondo, Y. Sumiyoshi, and Y. Endo, "The H2O–O2 water vapour complex in the Earth's atmosphere", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 8607–8612, 2011, doi:10.5194/acp-11-8607-2011, (2011)
 
2010

52. Kikuchi, K., T. Nishibori, S. Ochiai, H. Ozeki, Y. Irimajiri, Y. Kasai, M. Koike, T. Manabe, K. Mizukoshi, Y. Murayama, T. Nagahama, T. Sano, R. Sato, M. Seta, C. Takahashi, M. Takayanagi, H. Masuko, J. Inatani, M. Suzuki, and M. Shiotani, "Overview and Early Results of the Superconducting Submillimeter-Wave Limb-Emission Sounder (SMILES)", J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2010JD014379, (2010)

51. Takagi, M., K. Suzuki, H. Sagawa, P. Baron, J. Mendrok, Y. Kasai, and Y. Matsuda , "Influence of CO2 line profiles on radiative and radiative-convective equilibrium states of the Venus lower atmosphere", J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2009JE003488, (2010)

50. T.O. Sato, A. Mizoguchi, J. Mendrok, H. Kanamori and Y. Kasai, "Measurement of the pressure broadening coefficient of the 625 GHz transition of H2O2 in the sub-millimeter-wave region", Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Volume 111, Issue 6, April 2010, Pages 821-825 (2010)

2009
49. M. Hyodo, S. Saito, and Y. Kasai, "Optical phase-locked loop with fibre lasers for low phase noise millimetre-wave signal generation," Electronics Letters Vol. 45, No. 17, pp.878-880 (Aug. 13, 2009).

48. P.Baron, E.Dupuy, J.Urban, D.P.Murtagh, P.Eriksson, and Y.Kasai, "HO2 measurements in the stratosphere and the mesosphere from the sub-millimeter limb sounder Odin/SMR", Int. J. Remote Sensing, 1366-5901, Volume 30, Issue 15, 2009, Pages 4195 – 4208, ,2009, (2009)

47. H.Sagawa, J.Mendrok, T.Seta, H.Hoshina, P.Baron, K.Suzuki, I.Hosako, C.Otani, P.Hartogh, and Y.Kasai, "Pressure broadening coefficients of H2O induced by CO2 for Venus atmosphere", J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, Volume 110, Issue 18, 2027-2036, DOI:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2009.05.003 (2009)

46. E.Dupuy, K.A.Walker, J.Kar, C.D.Boone, C.T.McElroy, P.F.Bernath, J.R.Drummond, R.Skelton, S.D.McLeod, R.C.Hughes, C.R.Nowlan, D.G.Dufour, J.Zou, F.Nichitiu, K.Strong, P.Baron, R.M.Bevilacqua, T.Blumenstock, G.E.Bodeker, T.Borsdorff, A.E.Bourassa, H.Bovensmann, I.S.Boyd, A.Bracher, C.Brogniez, J.P.Burrows, V.Catoire, S.Ceccherini, S.Chabrillat, T.Christensen, M.T.Coffey, U.Cortesi, J.Davies, C.DeClercq, D.A.Degenstein, M.DeMazière, P.Demoulin, J.Dodion, B.Firanski, H.Fischer, G.Forbes, L.Froidevaux, D.Fussen, P.Gerard, S.Godin-Beekmann, F.Goutail, J.Granville, D.Griffith, C.S.Haley, J.W.Hannigan, M.Höpfner, J.J.Jin, A.Jones, N.B.Jones, K.Jucks, A.Kagawa, Y.Kasai, T.E.Kerzenmacher, A.Kleinböhl, A.R.Klekociuk, I.Kramer, H.Küllmann, J.Kuttippurath, E.Kyrölä, J.-C.Lambert, N.J.Livesey, E.J.Llewellyn, N.D.Lloyd, E.Mahieu, G.L.Manney, B.T.Marshall, J.C.McConnell, M.P.McCormick, I.S.McDermid, M.McHugh, C.A.McLinden, J.Mellqvist, K.Mizutani, Y.Murayama, D.P.Murtagh, H.Oelhaf, A.Parrish, S.V.Petelina, C.Piccolo, J.-P.Pommereau, C.E.Randall, C.Robert, C.Roth, M.Schneider, C.Senten, T.Steck, A.Strandberg, K.B.Strawbridge, R.Sussmann, D.P.J.Swart, D.W.Tarasick, J.R.Taylor, C.Tétard, L.W.Thomason, A.M.Thompson, M.B.Tully, J.Urban, F.Vanhellemont, C.Vigouroux, T.vonClarmann, P.vonderGathen, C.vonSavigny, J.W.Waters, J.C.Witte, M.Wolff, and J.M.Zawodny, "Validation of ozone measurements from the Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment " (ACE), Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9(2), 287-343. (2009)

2008
45. E.Mahieu, P.Duchatelet, P.Demoulin, K.A.Walker, E.Dupuy, L.Froidevaux, C.Randall, V.Catoire, K.Strong, C.D.Boone, P.F.Bernath, J.-F.Blavier, T.Blumenstock, M.Coffey, M.DeMazière, D.Griffith, J.Hannigan, F.Hase, N.Jones, K.W.Jucks, A.Kagawa, Y.Kasai, Y.Mebarki, S.Mikuteit, R.Nassar, J.Notholt, C.P.Rinsland, C.Robert, O.Schrems, C.Senten, D.Smale, J.Taylor, C.Tétard, G.C.Toon, T.Warneke, S.W.Wood, R.Zander, and C.Servais, "Validation of ACE-FTS v2.2 measurements of HCl, HF, CCl3F and CCl2F2 using space-, balloon- and ground-based instrument observations", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8(20), 6199-6221. (2008)

44. Y.Hiraki, Y.Kasai, and H.Fukunishi, "Chemistry of sprite discharges through ion-neutral reactions", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8(14), 3919-3928. (2008)

43. M.A.Wolff, T.Kerzenmacher, K.Strong, K.A.Walker, M.Toohey, E.Dupuy, P.F.Bernath, C.D.Boone, S.Brohede, V.Catoire, T.vonClarmann, M.Coffey, W.H.Daffer, M.DeMazière, P.Duchatelet, N.Glatthor, D.W.T.Griffith, J.Hannigan, F.Hase, M.Höpfner, N.Huret, N.Jones, K.Jucks, A.Kagawa, Y.Kasai, I.Kramer, H.Küllmann, J.Kuttippurath, E.Mahieu, G.Manney, C.T.McElroy, C.McLinden, Y.Mébarki, S.Mikuteit, D.Murtagh, C.Piccolo, P.Raspollini, M.Ridolfi, R.Ruhnke, M.Santee, C.Senten, D.Smale, C.Tétard, J.Urban, and S.Wood, "Validation of HNO3, ClONO2, and N2O5 from the Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment Fourier Transform Spectrometer (ACE-FTS)", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8(13), 3529-3562. (2008)

42. H.Hoshina, T. Seta, T. Iwamoto, I. Hosako, C. Otani, Y. Kasai, "Precise measurement of pressure broadening parameters for water vapor with a terahertz time-domain spectrometer", J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 109(12-13), 2303-2314, DOI:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2008.03.005 (2008)

41. C.Clerbaux, M.George, S.Turquety, K.A.Walker, B.Barret, P.Bernath, C.Boone, T.Borsdorff, J.P.Cammas, V.Catoire, M.Coffey, P.-F.Coheur, M.Deeter, M.DeMazière, J.Drummond, P.Duchatelet, E.Dupuy, R.deZafra, F.Eddounia, D.P.Edwards, L.Emmons, B.Funke, J.Gille, D.W.T.Griffith, J.Hannigan, F.Hase, M.Höpfner, N.Jones, A.Kagawa, Y.Kasai, I.Kramer, E.LeFlochmoën, N.J.Livesey, M.López-Puertas, M.Luo, E.Mahieu, D.Murtagh, P.Nédélec, A.Pazmino, H.Pumphrey, P.Ricaud, C.P.Rinsland, C.Robert, M.Schneider, C.Senten, G.Stiller, A.Strandberg, K.Strong, R.Sussmann, V.Thouret, J.Urban, and A.Wiacek, "CO measurements from the ACE-FTS satellite instrument: data analysis and validation using ground-based, airborne and spaceborne observations", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8(9), 2569-2594. (2008)

40. M.DeMazière, C.Vigouroux, P.F.Bernath, P.Baron, T.Blumenstock, C.Boone, C.Brogniez, V.Catoire, M.Coffey, P.Duchatelet, D.Griffith, J.Hannigan, Y.Kasai, I.Kramer, N.Jones, E.Mahieu, G.L.Manney, C.Piccolo, C.Randall, C.Robert, C.Senten, K.Strong, J.Taylor, C.Tétard, K.A.Walker, and S.Wood, "Validation of ACE-FTS v2.2 methane profiles from the upper troposphere to the lower mesosphere", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8(9), 2421-2435. (2008)

39. T.Seta, H.Hoshina, Y.Kasai, I.Hosako, C.Otani, S.Loßow, J.Urban, M.Ekström, P.Eriksson, and D.Murtagh, "Pressure broadening coefficients of the water vapor lines at 556.936 and 752.033 GHz", J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 109(1), 144-150, DOI:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2007.06.004. (2008)

38. Y.Kasai and T.Seta, "Atmospheric Propagation Model of Terahertz-Wave", Journal of the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, 55(1), 73-77. (2008)

37. Y.Kasai, "Introduction to Terahertz-Wave Remote Sensing", Journal of the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, 55(1), 79-81. (2008)

36. Y.Kasai and S.Ochiai, "Super-Conductive Submillimeter-Wave Limb Emission Sounder Onboard International Space Station II: Algorithm Development of for the Data Processing", Journal of the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, 55(1), 97-108. (2008)

35. P.Baron, J.Mendrok, Y.Kasai,S.Ochiai, T.Seta, K.Sagi, K.Suzuki, H.Sagawa, and J.Urban, "AMATERASU: Model for Atmospheric TeraHertz Radiation Analysis and Simulation", Journal of the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, 55(1), 109-121. (2008)

34. J.Mendrok, P.Baron, and Y.Kasai, "The AMATERASU Scattering Module", Journal of the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, 55(1), 123-133. (2008)
 
2007

33. Y.Kasai, E.Kagi, and K.Kawaguchi, "Analysis of Radio Astronomical Data of the Negative Ion C6H− in IRC +10 216", Astrophys. J. Lett., 661(1), 61-64, DOI:10.1086/518555. (2007)

32. N.B.Jones, Y.Kasai, E.Dupuy, Y.Murayama, J.Urban, B.Barret, M.Sinnhuber, A.Kagawa, T.Koshiro, P.Ricaud, and D. Murtagh, "Stratomesospheric CO measured by a ground-based Fourier Transform Spectrometer over Poker Flat, Alaska: Comparisons with Odin/SMR and a 2-D model", J. Geophys. Res., 112(D20), D20303, DOI:10.1029/2006JD007916. (2007)

31. I.Hosako, N.Sekine, M.Patrashin, S.Saito, K.Fukunaga, Y.Kasai, P.Baron, T.Seta, J.Mendrok, S.Ochiai, and H.Yasuda, "At the Dawn of a New Era in Terahertz Technology", Proceedings of the IEEE, 95(8), 1611-1623, DOI:10.1109/JPROC.2007.898844. (2007)

30. A.Kagawa, Y.Kasai, N.B.Jones, M.Yamamori, K.Seki, F.Murcray, Y.Murayama, K.Mizutani, and T.Itabe, "Characteristics and error estimation of stratospheric ozone and ozone-related species over Poker Flat (65° N, 147° W), Alaska observed by a ground-based FTIR spectrometer from 2001 to 2003", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7(14), 3791-3810. (2007)

29. J. Urban, N. Lautie, D. Murtagh, P. Eriksson, Y.Kasai, S. Lossow, E. Dupuy, J. de La Noe, U. Frisk, M. Olberg, E. Le Flochmoen, P. Ricaud, "Global observations of middle atmospheric water vapor by the Odin satellite: An Overview", Planetary and Space Science 55 1093–1102, (2007) doi:10.1016/j.pss.2006.11.021

28. V.Velazco, S.W.Wood, M.Sinnhuber, I.Kramer, N.B.Jones, Y.Kasai, J.Notholt, T.Warneke, T.Blumenstock, F.Hase, F.J.Murcray, and O.Schrems, "Annual variation of strato-mesospheric carbon monoxide measured by ground-based Fourier transform infrared spectrometry", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7(5), 1305-1312., (2007)
 
2006 and earlier

27. Miho Yamamori, Akiko Kagawa, Yasuko Kasai, Kohei Mizutani, Yasuhiro Murayama, Takafumi Sugita, Hitoshi Irie, Hideaki Nakajima, "Validation of ILAS-II version 1.4 O3, HNO3, and temperature data through comparison with ozonesonde, ground-based FTS, and lidar measurements in Alaska", J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 111, No. D11, D11S08 10.1029/2005JD006438 (2006)

26. Y. Morisawa, M. Fushitani, Y. Kato, H. Hoshina, Z. Simizu, S. Watanabe, Y. Miyamoto, Y. Kasai, K. Kawaguchi, and T. Momose, "Correlation between Nuclear Spin Ratio of Cyclic C3H2 and Chemical Evolution in TMC-1 Cores", ApJ, Volume 642, Pages 954-965 (2006)

25. Yasuko J. Kasai, Akiko Kagawa, Nicholas Jones, Akimitsu Fujiwara, Koji Seki,Yasuhiro Murayama, and Frank Murcray, "Seasonal Variations of CO and HCN in the Troposphere Measured by Solar Absorption Spectroscopy Over Poker Flat, Alaska", Geophysical Research Letters 2005GL022826 (2005)

24. Yasuko J. Kasai, Chikako Takahashi, Joachim Urban, So Hoshino, Kenshi Takahashi, Junji Inatani, Masato Shiotani, Harunobu Masuko, "Stratospheric Ozone Isotope Enrichment Studied by Sub-Millimeter Wave Heterodyne Radiometry: The Observation Capabilities of SMILES", IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 44, 676-693, (2005)

23. Akiyoshi Sabu, Satomi Kondo, Ryu Saito, Yasuko Kasai, and Kenro Hashimoto, "Theoretical Study of O2-H2O: Potential Energy Surface, Molecular Vibrations, and Equilibrium Constant at Atmospheric Temperatures", J. Phys. Chem. A 109, 1836-1842, (2005)

22. C. Verdes, C. Melsheimer, S. B¨uhler, C. Emde, P. Eriksson, S. Ichizawa, V.O. John, Y. Kasai, G. Kopp, N. Koulev, T. Kuhn, O. Lemke, S. Ochiai, F. Schreier, Sreerekha T.R., C. Takahashi, S. Tsujimaru, J. Urban, "Inter-comparison of general purpose clear sky atmospheric radiative transfer models for the millimeter/submillimeter spectral range", Radio Science, 40, 2004RS003110, (2005)

21. Y. Hiraki, L. Tong, H. Fukunishi, K. Nanbu, Y.Kasai, and A. Ichimura, "Generation of metastable oxygen atom O(1D) in sprite halos", Geophysical Research Letters 31, L14105 (2004)

20. Tsuyoshi Koshiro, Maki Endo,Nicholas B. Jones, Yasuhiro Murayama, "Ground-based measurement of strato–mesospheric CO by a FTIR spectrometer over Poker Flat, Alaska", Advances in Space Research, Vol 35/11 pp 2024-2030 (2005)

19. Yusuke Morisawa, Hiromichi Hoshina, Yoshiyasu Kato, Zenzo Simizu, Susumu Kuma, Norihito Sogoshi, Mizuho Fushitani, Shiori Watanabe, Yuki Miyamoto, Takamasa Momose, Yasuko Kasai and Kentarou Kawaguchi, "Search for Negative Ions CCH-, NCO-, and NCS- in Molecular Clouds: Does CCH- Exist in L134N?", Publication of the Astronomical Society of Japan, Vol. 57 Page 325-334 (2005)

18. Kasai, Yasuko; Takahashi, Chikako; Tsujimaru, Sho; Ochiai, Satoshi; Buehler, Stefan; Takahashi, Kenshi; Shirai, Tomoko; Ozeki, Hiroyuki, and Shiotani, Masato, "JEM/SMILES limb-sounding of stratospheric trace species II: simulation results for JEM/SMILES observations", Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere, Environment, and Space, Proc. SPIE 4152, 263-273 (2000)

17. Takahashi, Chikako; Kasai, Yasuko; Ochiai, Satoshi; Tsujimaru, Sho; Shirai, Tomoko; Suzuki, Makoto; Manabe, Takeshi; Seta, Masumichi; Inatani, Junji; Ozeki, Hiroyuki; Nishibori, Toshiyuki; Nakajima, Takashi; Fujii, Yasunori; Taniguchi, Hirotomo; Itou, Yasuhiro, and Masuko, Harunobu, "JEM/SMILES limb-sounding of stratospheric trace species I: retrieval algorithm and simulator", Journal: Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere, Environment, and Space, Proc. SPIE 4152, 274-282 (2000)

16. Ozeki, Hiroyuki; Kasai, Yasuko; Ochiai, Satoshi; Tsujimaru, Sho; Inatani, Junji; Masuko, Harunobu; Takahashi, Chikako; Mazuray, Laurent, and Rosolen, Carlo, "Submillimeter-wave spectroscopic performance of JEM/SMILES", Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere, Environment, and Space, Proc. SPIE 4152, 255-262 (2000)

15. Suzuki, Makoto; Tsujimaru, Sho; Ochiai, Satoshi; Kasai, Yasuko; Manabe, Takeshi; Masuko, Harunobu; Shibasaki, Kazuo; Shirai, Tomoko; Inatani, Junji; and Shiotani, Masato, "Plan for the development of retrieval algorithm and ground segment of JEM/SMILES", Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere, Environment, and Space, Proc. SPIE 4152, 283-291 (2000)

14. Inatani, Junji; Ozeki, Hiroyuki; Satoh, Ryouta; Nishibori, Toshiyuki; Ikeda, Naomi; Fujii, Yasunori; Nakajima, Takashi; Iida, Yukiei; Iida, Teruhito; Kikuchi, Ken'ichi; Miura, Takeshi; Masuko, Harunobu; Manabe, Takeshi; Ochiai, Satoshi; Seta, Masumichi; Irimajiri, Yoshihisa; Kasai, Yasuko; Suzuki, Makoto; Shirai, Tomoko; Tsujimaru, Sho; Shibasaki, Kazuo, and Shiotani, Masato, "Submillimeter limb-emission sounder JEM/SMILES aboard the Space Station", Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere, Environment, and Space , Proc. SPIE 4152, 243-254, 2000

13. Ozeki, Hiroyuki; Inatani, Junji; Satoh, Ryouta; Nishibori, Toshiyuki; Ikeda, Naomi; Fujii, Yasunori; Nakajima, Takashi; Iida, Yukiei; Iida, Teruhito; Kikuchi, Ken'ichi; Miura, Takeshi; Masuko, Harunobu; Manabe, Takeshi; Ochiai, Satoshi; Seta, Masumichi; Irimajiri, Yoshihisa; Kasai, Yasuko; Suzuki, Makoto; Shirai, Tomoko; Tsujimaru, Sho; Shibasaki, Kazuo, and Shiotani, Masato, "Development of superconducting submillimeter-wave limb emission sounder (JEM/SMILES) aboard the International Space Station", Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere, Environment, and Space, Proc. SPIE 4540, 209-220 (2000)

12. Masuko, H.; Manabe, T.; Seta, M.; Kasai, Y.; Ochiai, S.; Iramajiri, Y.; Inatani, J.; Ikeda, N.; Nishibori, T.; Iida, Y., and Fujii, Y., "Demonstration of Superconducting Sub-Millimeter-Wave Limb Emission Sounder (SMILES) for Observing Trace Gases in the Middle Atmosphere Using the Exposed Facility of the Japanese Experimental Module (JEM) of the International Space Station", Space Technology and Applications, 458, 188 (1999)

11. Eriko Kagi, Yasuko Kasai, Hans Ungerechts, and Kentarou Kawaguchi, "Astronomical search and laboratory spectroscopy of FeCO radical", The Astrophysical Journal, 488 L776 (1997)

10. S.Takano, A.Masuda, Y.Hirahara, H.Suzuki, M.Ohishi, S.Ishikawa, N.Kaifu, Y.Kasai, K.Kawaguchi and T.L.Wilson, "Observation of 13C isotopic species of HC3N and HC5N in TMC-1: evidence for isotopic fractination", Astronomy and Astrophysics, 329, 1156 (1998)

09. Yasuko Kasai, Kinichi Obi, and Kentarou Kawaguchi, "Detection of a new molecule in IRC+10216", Nobeyama Radio Observatory Report, 1-11, 410 (1996)

08. Yasuko Kasai, Yoshihiro Sumiyoshi, Yasuki Endo, and Kentarou Kawaguchi, "Laboratory Detection of the C5N Radical by Fourier Transform Microwave Spectroscopy", The Astrophysical Journal 477 L65 (1997)

07. Takashi Ishiwata, Yasuko Kasai, and Kinichi Obi, "Access to the 0u-(3P1) ion-pair state of Cl2 by perturbation facilitated optical-optical double resonance", Journal: Chem. Phys. lett. 261 175 (1996)

06. Kentarou Kawaguchi, Yasuko Kasai, Shin-ichi Ishikawa, Masatoshi Ohishi, and Norio Kaifu, "A Spectral Line Survry Observation of IRC+10216 Between 28 and 50 GHz", Publi. Astrono. Soc. Japan, 47 853 (1995)

05. Yasuko Kasai, Yasuhiro Ohshima, Yasuki Endo, Kentarou Kawaguchi, and Kinichi Obi, "Pure rotational spectrum of FeCO", J. Chem. Phys. 103 90 (1995)

04. Kentarou Kawaguchi, Yasuko Kasai, Shinichi Ishikawa, Masatoshi Ohishi, Norio Kaifu, and Takayoshi Amano, "Detection of a new molecular ion HC3NH+ in TMC-1", The Astrophysical Journal 420 L95 (1994)

03. Yasuko Kasai, Kinichi Obi, Yasuhiro Ohshima, Yasuhiro Hirahara, Yasuki Endo, Kentarou Kawaguchi, and Akitoku Murakami , "The laboratory detection of C5S by Pulsed Discharge Nozzle Fourier Transform Microwave Spectroscopy", The Astrophysical Journal 410 L45 (1993)

02. Takashi Ishiwata, Yasuko Kasai and Kinichi Obi, "Optical Optical double resonance spectroscopy of Cl2 of the 1g(1D) ion pair state", J. Chem. Phys. 98 3620-3626 (1993)

01. Takashi Ishiwata, Yasuko Kasai and Kinichi Obi, "Optical Optical double resonance spectroscopy of Cl2:First observation and analysis of the 0g (3P1) ion pair state and the lower lying B'3Π(0u ) valence state", J. Chem. Phys. 95 60-65 (1991)

Reviews (In Japanese)

 1. 07. 笠井 康子, "プロジェクト紹介: テラヘルツ波リモートセンシング", 日本リモートセンシング学会誌, Vol.36, No.3, 251-255, 2016, DOI: 10.11440/rssj.36.251(2016)
2. 06. 笠井 康子, 佐川 英夫, 関根 康人, 黒田 剛史, 菊池 健一, 西堀 俊幸, 真鍋 武嗣, JUICE-SWI日本チーム, " みんなでふたたび木星へ、そして氷衛星へ その2 ~サブミリ波分光計JUICE-SWIの挑戦~", 日本惑星科学会誌, Vol.23, No.2, 140-148, 2014, DOI: 10.14909/yuseijin.23.2_140(2014)
3. 05. Hajime Akimoto, Hitoshi Irie, Yugo Kanaya, Yasuko Kasai, Kazuyuki Kita, Sonoyo Mukai, Makiko Nakata, Kazutoshi Sagi, Naoko Saitoh, Itaru Sano, Masayuki Takigawa, Hiroshi Tanimoto, "Science Plan for Geostationary Mission Meteorology and Atmospheric Pollution in Asia (GMAP-Asia)", Committee on Atmospheric Environment Observation Satellites, Japan Society of Atmospheric Chemistry(JSAC), (2013)
4. 04. 白井 知子, 笠井 康子, "リモートセンシング質問箱「第11回大気成分のリモートセンシング」", 日本リモートセンシング学会誌, Vol.30, No.5, 343-345, 2010, DOI:10.11440/rssj.30.343(2010)
5. 03. 今村 剛,笠井 康子,佐川 英夫,黒田 剛史,佐藤 毅彦,上野 宗孝,鈴木 睦,高橋 幸弘,高橋 芳幸,はしもと じょーじ,倉本 圭, "火星気象学,あるいは水文学への挑戦", 遊星人(日本惑星科学会誌), 18, pp76-78 (2009)
6. 02. Yasuko KASAI,"総説 衛星によるサブミリ波リモートセンシング(Submillimeter Remote Sensing from Satellite)", pp89 Vol.55, No.2, 分光研究(2006)
7. Yasuko KASAI,"成層圏オゾンの同位体の偏重(Ozone isotope enrichment in the stratosphere)", 化学会学会誌 化学と工業, pp495, Vol.54 No.4 (2001)
8. 01. Yasuko KASAI , "分子錯体が地球大気の放射収支に及ぼす影響 (Molecular complex and its influence to the radiative balance in the earth’s atmosphere)", pp200, Vol 49, No. 4, 分光研究 (2000)

Textbooks (In Japanese)

 
 1. 03. Yasuko KASAI, "5章 サブミリ波分光を用いた地球大気衛星観測", テラヘルツ波新産業 (監修 斗内政吉), シーエムシー出版 (2010)
 
2. 02. Yasuko KASAI, "2章 マイクロ波分光 2-3 応用測定 2-3-1高分解能マイクロ波分光の地球大気観測への応用 -大気成分の遠隔計測 (Microwave spectroscopy application to the atmospheric science)", 丸善 実験化学講座 実験化学講座第5版 分光(I)MARUZEN (2005)
3. 01. Yasuko KASAI, "高分解赤外分光 3-3 応用測定 3-3-1 大気環境モニター (Infrared spectroscopy application to the atmospheric science)", 丸善 実験化学講座 実験化学講座第5版 分光(I)MARUZEN (2005)

CV

 
 April 2017-Present
 
Doctoral and Master's Programs in Physics, Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba
 
April 2016-Present
 
Executive Researcher at National Istitute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
 
Feburary 2015-Present
 
Innovation Program Officer, Technology Policy Division, Global Strategy Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
 
April 2011-Present
 
Professor of Department of Environmental Chemistry and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
 
April 2002-March 2016
  Senior Researcher at National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
  (NICT)
April 1999-April 2002
  Research Scientist at National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
   (NICT)
Jan 1998-April 1999
  COE special researcher at National Institute of Information and Communications
  Technology (NICT)
Oct 1995-Dec 1997
  Special Postdoctoral Researcher at Institute of Physical and Chemical Research
  (RIKEN)
April 1995-Sept 1995
  Post-doctoral research fellow at University of Tokyo
March 1995
  PhD. in Chemistry from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
  Title of PhD thesis is "Microwave Spectroscopy of Transient Species of Astronomical
   Interests".