Dr.   Toshikazu     Miyoshi

Dr. Toshikazu Miyoshi

Associate Professor
Department of Polymer Science
Phone: 330-972-6269
Email: miyoshi@uakron.edu


  • 1997 Ph.D. Chemistry, Kyoto University, Japan
  • 1994 M.S. Polymer Science, Hokkaido University, Japan
  • 1992 B.S. Polymer Science, Hokkaido University, Japan

Research Interests

  • Solid-state NMR spectroscopy of polymers
  • Structure and dynamics of polymers, block-copolymers, supramolecules, polymer blends

Contact Information

Dr. Toshikazu Miyoshi
The University of Akron
Department of Polymer Science
Goodyear Polymer Center 723
Akron, Ohio 44325-3909

E-mail: miyoshi@uakron.edu
Voice: (330) 972-6269
Fax: (330) 972-5290

Recent Publications

  1. T. Miyoshi, W, Hu, Y, Li, "Dynamic Geometry and Kinetics of Polymer Confined in Self-Assembly via Cooperative Hydrogen Bonding: A solid-state NMR Study under Paramagnetic Doping" Macromolecules 2010, 43, 4435-4437.
  2. T. Miyoshi, A. Mamun, D. Reichert "Fast Dynamics and Conformations of Polymer in a Conformational Disordered Crystal Characterized by 1H-13C WISE NMR" Macromolecules 2010, 43, 3986-3989.
  3. T. Miyoshi, A. Mamun, W. Hu "Molecular Ordering and Molecular Dynamics in Isotactic-Poly(propylene) Characterized by SS-NMR" J. Phys. Chem. B, 2010, 114, 92-100.
  4. S. Ikeda, Y. Tabata, H. Suzuki, T. Miyoshi, Y. Katsumura "Formation of Cross linked PTFE by Radiation-Induced Solid-state Polymerization of Tetrafluoroethylene at Low Temperatures" Radiation Physics and Chemistry 2008, 77, 401-408.
  5. S. Ikeda, Y. Tabata, H. Suzuki, T. Miyoshi, H. Kudo, Y. Katsumura "Radiation Induced Synthesis of Low Molecular Weight of PTFE and Their Cross linking in Acetone Medium" Radiation Physics and Chemistry 2008, 77, 1050-1056.
  6. T. Miyoshi, W. Hu, H. Hagihara "Local Packing Disorders in a Polymer Crystal by Two Dimensional Solid-State NMR" Macromolecules 2007, 40, 6789-6792.
  7. W. Hu, H. Hagihara, T. Miyoshi "Microstructural Analysis of Insoluble Polyolefins by Melt-state C-13 NMR at Very High Temperatures" Macromolecules 2007, 40, 3505-3509.
  8. W. Hu, H. Hagihara, T. Miyoshi "Microstructure and Thermal Property of Isotactic Poly(3-methyl-1-butene) Obtained Using The C-2-symmetrical Zirconocene/MAO Catalyst System" Macromolecules 2007, 40, 1763-1766.

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