We are exploring chemistry under extreme conditions of high pressure in GPa range (1 GPa = 10,000 bar) in combination with extreme chemical reactivity displayed by fluorine chemistry.

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Noble-Gas Chemistry

We explore XeF2 and KrF2 coordination complexes and Lewis acid-base adducts.
cf. Angew. Chem. 2021, Angew. Chem. 2017, Angew. Chem. 2014

Fluorinated Materials

We work on fluorinated materials for batteries.
cf. J. Power Sources Adv. 2020, Sci. Rep. 2018, Chem. Mater. 2015

Frustrated Magnetism and Superconductivity

We are interested in novel materials displaying exotic magnetic properties or supeconductivity.
cf. Phys. Rev. Mater. 2020, Chem. Mater. 2019, Nature 2019


  • Single-crystal X-ray diffractometer Rigaku XtaLAB Synergy-S with dual Ag/Cu micro-focus source and Dectris EIGER2 R CdTe 1M detector
  • Glovebox system composed of 2-port and 3-port Vigor gloveboxes
  • FT-IR spectrometer Bruker Alpha II with Platinum Diamond-ATR
  • Stereo microscope Motic SMZ-171-TLED with Moticam S12 Camera
  • Spark eroder LOTO-eng SEC-400