SISS Karen Awards

Karen Awards (Best Poster Presentation Awards) Winners

Dr. Akiya Karen (Toray Research Center, Japan) was one of the pioneers of the Japanese SIMS Society. He passed away on 11 March 2017. The Karen Award has been established in memory of his great contributions to the SISS Committee.

SISS-22 in 2023
Makiko Fujii (Yokohama National University)
“Study on desorption/ionization efficiency of polymer moleculesaffected by mixing with non-aromatic organic acids”

Erika Nakata (Seikei University)
“Evaluation of biomolecule distribution in human skin by ToF-SIMS”

SISS-21 in 2021
Rie Shishido (Tohoku University)
“Effect of Carboxylic Acid Matrix on Sensitivity of Phospholipid in Bi-Cluster SIMS Measurements”

Mikihiro Kawase (University of Yamanashi)
“The Effect of Capillary Inner Diameter on Polystyrene Sputtering Produced by Vacuum Electrospray Droplet Ion Beams”

SISS-20 in 2018
Tokio Norikawa (Tokyo University of Science)
“Mass separation of AuGe alloy using rotating electric fields (Ⅱ)”

Reiko Saito (Toshiba Memory Corporation)
“Matrix and Element Dependences of Useful Yield in Si and SiO2 Matrices Using Laser-Ionization Sputtered Neutral Mass Spectrometry”