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name: Shigeyuki Sako (酒向 重行) Hello !
affiliation: Assistant professor
Institute of Astronomy, the University of Tokyo
address: 2-21-1 Osawa, Mitaka, Tokyo 181-0015, Japan
e-mail: sako @ioa.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp
phone: +81-422-34-5079 (office)
+81-422-34-5186 (laboratory)
fax: +81-422-34-5041
hometown: Inuyama-city, Aichi-pref., Japan
project: TAO (Tokyo Atacama Observatory)
Kiso Observatory
SPICA (Space Infrared Telescope for Cosmology and Astrophysics)
Subaru Telescope
COMICS (Cooled Mid-Infrared Camera and Spectrometer)

Reseach interests
Star and planet formation, Life-cycle of dust, Instrumentation

Reseach history
2008.10 - Institute of Astronomy, the University of Tokyo as an assistant professor
2004.4 - 2008.10 Institute of Astronomy, the University of Tokyo as a postdoctoral fellow
2001.6 - 2004.3 Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
1999.4 - 2001.5 Division of Optical and Infrared Astronomy, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
1998.4 - 1999.3 Z-laboratory, Department of Physics and Astrophysics, Nagoya University

Publications
38. Direct Detection of a Flared Disk Around a Young Massive Star HD200775 and its 10 to 1000 AU Scale Properties
Okamoto Y. K., Kataza H., Honda M., Fujiwara H., Momose M., Ohashi N., Fujiyoshi T., Sakon I., Sako S., Yamashita T., Miyata T., & Onaka, T.
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Volume 494, Issue 1, pp. 157-178 (2009)
37. Resolved 24.5 micron emission from massive young stellar objects
de Wit W. J., Hoare M. G., Fujiyoshi T., Oudmaijer R. D., Honda M., Kataza H., Miyata T., Okamoto Y. K., Onaka T., Sako S., & Yamashita T.
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Volume 494, Issue 1, pp. 157-178 (2009)
36. A Red Supergiant Nebula at 25 micron: Arcsecond-Scale Mass-Loss Asymmetries of mu Cephei
de Wit W. J., Oudmaijer R. D., Fujiyoshi T., Hoare M. G., Honda M., Kataza H., Miyata T., Okamoto Y. K., Onaka T., Sako S., & Yamashita T.
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 685, Issue 1, pp. L75-L78 (2008)
35. Developing infrared array controller with software real time operating system
Sako S., Miyata T., Nakamura T., Motohara K., Uchimoto Y. K., Onaka T., & Kataza H.
High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy III. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7021, pp. 702128-702128-8 (2008)
34. ANIR: Atacama near infrared camera for Paschen alpha imaging
Motohara K., Mitani N., Sako S., Uchimoto Y. K., Toshikawa K., Yamamuro T., Handa T., Tanaka M., Aoki T., Doi M., Kawara K., Kohno K., Minezaki T., Miyata T., Soyano T., Tanabe T., Tarusawa K., & Yoshii Y.
Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy II. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7014, pp. 70142T-70142T-10 (2008)
33. A new mid-infrared camera for ground-based 30 micron observations: MAX38
Miyata T., Sako S., Nakamura T., Onaka T., & Kataza H.
Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy II. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7014, pp. 701428-701428-8 (2008)
32. First light of UT 15-band dichroic-mirror camera
Doi M., Hayano J., Utsunomiya H., Ihara Y., Tokita K., Sako S., Okamura S., Takanashi N., Morokuma T., Furusawa H., Nakaya H., Komiyama Y., Yagi M., Okada N., Arai A., Uemura M., Kawabata K. S., Yamashita T., Ohsugi T., Ito H., Kuncarayakti H., Abe M., Hasegawa S., Takeyama N., Yamamuro T., & Iwamura S.
Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy II. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7014, pp. 70140F-70140F-12 (2008)
31. Seeing environment at a 5640m altitude of Co. Chajnantor in northern Chile
Motohara K., Aoki T., Sako S., Soyano T., Doi M., Tanaka M., Tanabe T., Handa T., Mitani N., Minezaki T., Miyata T., Kawara K., Kohno K., Tarusawa K., Yoshii Y., Bronfman L., Ruiz M. T., Uraguchi F., & Takato N.
Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes II. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7012, pp. 701244-701244-10 (2008)
30. Site evaluations of the summit of Co. Chajnantor for infrared observations
Miyata T., Motohara K., Sako S., Tanaka M., Minezaki T., Mitani N., Aoki T., Soyano T., Tanabe T., Kawara K., Kohno K., Tarusawa K., Handa T., Doi M., Yoshii Y., Ezawa H., Bronfman L., & Ruiz M. T.
Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes II. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7012, pp. 701243-701243-8 (2008)
29. The University of Tokyo Atacama 1.0-m telescope
Sako S., Aoki T., Doi M., Handa T., Kawara K., Kohno K., Minezaki T., Mitani N., Miyata T., Motohara K., Soyano T., Tanabe T., Tanaka M., Tarusawa K., Yoshii Y., Bronfman L., & Ruiz M. T.
Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes II. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7012, pp. 70122T-70122T-10 (2008)
28. Mid-infrared coronagraph for SPICA
Enya K., Abe L., Haze K., Tanaka S., Nakagawa T., Kataza H., Higuchi S., Miyata T., Sako S., Nakamura T., Tamura M., Nishikawa J., Murakami N., Itoh Y., Wakayama T., Sato T., Nakagiri N., Guyon O., Venet M., & Bierden P.
Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2008: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7010, pp. 70102Z-70102Z-10 (2008)
27. Developing metal mesh filters for mid-infrared astronomy of 25 to 40 micron
Sako S., Miyata T., Nakamura T., Onaka T., Ikeda Y., & Kataza H.
Advanced Optical and Mechanical Technologies in Telescopes and Instrumentation. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7018, pp. 701853-701853-10 (2008)
26. Cold chopper system for mid-infrared instruments
Nakamura T., Miyata T., Sako S., Onaka T., Enya K., Kataza H., Takahashi H., & Obuchi Y.
Advanced Optical and Mechanical Technologies in Telescopes and Instrumentation. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7018, pp. 70184H-70184H-9 (2008)
25. Mid-Infrared Observations of Planetary Nebula BD +30 3639: Evolution and Distribution of Unidentified IR Band Carriers
Matsumoto H., Sakon I., Onaka T., Sako S., Miyata T., Kataza H., Okada Y., Okamoto Y. K., Honda M., Yamashita T., Takahashi H., & Fujiyoshi T.
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 677, Issue 2, pp. 1120-1131 (2008)
24. Near-Infrared Silhouette Object Survey in M17
Ito M., Yamashita T., Sako S., Takami H., Hayano Y., & Terada H.
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 672, Issue 1, pp. 398-409 (2008)
23. GRB 080307: optical observation with DMC/KANATA.
Doi, M., Sako S., Hayano J., Ihara Y., Takanashi N., Kuncarayakti H., Kuroda D., Kawabata K. S., & Uemura M.
GRB Coordinates Network, Circular Service, 7363, 1 (2008)
22. The Thickness and Formation Age of the Surface Layer on Comet 9P/Tempel 1
Kadono, T., Sugita S., Sako S., Ootsubo T., Honda M., Kawakita H., Miyata T., Furusho R., & Watanabe J.
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 661, Issue 1, pp. L89-L92 (2007)
21. Mid-Infrared High Spatial Resolution Observations of NGC 1569: Detection of Embedded Embryos of Star Formation
Tokura, D., Onaka T., Takahashi H., Miyata T., Sako S., Honda M., Okada Y., Sakon I., Tajiri Y. Y., Kataza H., & 3 coauthors
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 648, Issue 1, pp. 355-365 (2006)
20. Subaru/COMICS Study on Silicate Dust Processing around Young Low-Mass Stars
Honda, Mitsuhiko, Kataza H., Okamoto Y. K., Yamashita T., Min M., Miyata T., Sako S., Fujiyoshi T., Sakon I., & Onaka T.
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 646, Issue 2, pp. 1024-1037 (2006)
19. The Asymmetric Thermal Emission of the Protoplanetary Disk Surrounding HD 142527 Seen by Subaru/COMICS
Fujiwara, Hideaki, Honda M., Kataza H., Yamashita T., Onaka T., Fukagawa M., Okamoto Y. K., Miyata T., Sako S., Fujiyoshi T., & Sakon I.
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 644, Issue 2, pp. L133-L136 (2006)
18. Ground-based Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy of Faint Standard Stars in the North Ecliptic Polar Region for the ASTRO-F Infrared Camera
Ishihara, Daisuke, Onaka T., Kataza H., Miyata T., Okamoto Y. K., Yamashita T., Sako S., Honda M., Okada Y., Fujiyoshi T., & Cohen M.
The Astronomical Journal, Volume 131, Issue 2, pp. 1074-1083 (2006)
17. Subaru Telescope Observations of Deep Impact
Sugita, S., Ootsubo T., Kadono T., Honda M., Sako S., Miyata T., Sakon I., Yamashita T., Kawakita H., Fujiwara H., & 13 coauthors
Nature, Volume 310, Issue 274, pp. 274 - 278 (2005)
16. Deep Impact: Observations from a Worldwide Earth-Based Campaign
Meech, K. J., Ageorges N., A'Hearn M. F., Arpigny C., Ates, A. Aycock J., Bagnulo S., Bailey J., Barber R., Barrera L., Sako S., & 198 coauthors
Nature, Volume 310, Issue 265, pp. 265 - 269 (2005)
15. No high-mass protostars in the silhouette young stellar object M17-SO1.
Sako, Shigeyuki, Yamashita T., Kataza H., Miyata T., Okamoto Y. K., Honda M., Fujiyoshi T., Terada H., Kamazaki T., Jiang Z., Hanawa T., & Onaka T.
Nature, Volume 434, Issue 7036, pp. 995-998 (2005)
14. Search for 17 micron H2 pure rotational emission from circumstellar disks.
Sako, Shigeyuki, Yamashita T., Kataza H., Miyata T., Okamoto Y. K., Honda M., Fujiyoshi T., & Onaka T.
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 620, Issue 1, pp. 347-354 (2005)
13. An early extrasolar planetary system revealed by planetesimal belts in BETA Pictoris.
Okamoto, Yoshiko K., Kataza H., Honda M., Yamashita T., Onaka T., Watanabe J., Miyata T., Sako S., Fujiyoshi T., & Sakon I.
Nature, Volume 431, Issue 7009, pp. 660-663 (2004)
12. Crystalline Silicate Feature of the Vega-like Star HD 145263.
Honda, Mitsuhiko, Kataza H., Okamoto Y. K., Miyata T., Yamashita T., Sako, S., Fujiyoshi T., Ito M., Okada Y., Sakon I., & Onaka T.
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 610, Issue 1, pp. L49-L52 (2004)
11. On the Evolutionary State of the Components of the YLW 15 Binary System.
Girart, J. M., Curiel, S., Rodriguez, L. F., Honda, M., Canto, J., Okamoto, Y. K., & Sako, S.
The Astronomical Journal, Volume 127, Issue 5, pp. 2969-2977 (2004)
10. Improvements in Operating the Mid-Infrared Array for Ground-Based Astronomy and Infrared Studies of Silhouette Disks and Envelopes.
Sako, Shigeyuki
Doctoral thesis (PhD). Department of Astronomy, School of Science, The University of Tokyo (2004)
9. Sub-arcsecond imaging and spectroscopic observations of the Red Rectangle in the N-band.
Miyata, Takashi, Kataza, H., Okamoto, Y. K., Onaka, T., Sako, S., Honda, M., Yamashita, T., & Murakawa, K.
Astronomy and Astrophysics, v.415, p.179-187 (2004)
8. The 10 Micron Spectra of Comet C/2002 V1 (NEAT) and C/2001 RX14 (LINEAR).
Honda, Mitsuhiko, Watanabe J., Yamashita T., Kataza H., Okamoto Y. K., Miyata T., Sako S., Fujiyoshi T., Kawakita H., Furusho R., Kinoshita D., Sekiguchi T., Ootsubo T., & Onaka T.
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 601, Issue 1, pp. 577-582 (2004)
7. Improvements in Operating the Raytheon 320 x 240 Pixel Si:As Impurity Band Conduction Mid-Infrared Array.
Sako, Shigeyuki, Okamoto, Y. K., Kataza, H., Miyata, T., Takubo, S., Honda, M., Fujiyoshi, T., Onaka, T., & Yamashita, T.
The Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Volume 115, Issue 814, pp. 1407-1418 (2003)
6. Developing new data acquisition devices for COMICS.
Sako, Shigeyuki, Kataza H., Miyata T., Okamoto Y. K., Takubo S., Honda M., Onaka T., & Yamashita T.
Instrument Design and Performance for Optical/Infrared Ground-based Telescopes. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4841, pp. 1211-1218 (2003)
5. Improved performances and capabilities of the Cooled Mid-Infrared Camera and Spectrometer (COMICS) for the Subaru Telescope.
Okamoto, Yoshiko K., Kataza H., Yamashita T., Miyata T., Sako S., Takubo S., Honda M., & Onaka T.
Instrument Design and Performance for Optical/Infrared Ground-based Telescopes. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4841, pp. 169-180 (2003)
4. Detection of Crystalline Silicates around the T Tauri Star Hen 3-600A.
Honda, Mitsuhiko, Kataza H., Okamoto Y. K., Miyata T., Yamashita T., Sako S., Takubo S., & Onaka T.
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 585, Issue 1, pp. L59-L63 (2003)
3. K3-50A: An Ultracompact H II Region Ionized by a Massive Stellar Cluster.
Okamoto, Yoshiko K., Kataza H., Yamashita T., Miyata T., Sako S., Takubo S., Honda M., & Onaka T.
The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 584, Issue 1, pp. 368-384 (2003)
2. Improvements in Operating the Raytheon 320 x 240 Pixel Si:As Impurity Band Conduction Mid-Infrared Array and Spectroscopic Observations of H2 Pure Rotational Emission Lines from Protoplanetaly Disks.
Sako, Shigeyuki
Master's thesis. Department of Astronomy, School of Science, The University of Tokyo (2001)
1. COMICS: the cooled mid-infrared camera and spectrometer for the Subaru telescope.
Kataza, Hirokazu, Okamoto Y., Takubo S., Onaka T., Sako S., Nakamura K., Miyata T., & Yamashita T.
Proc. SPIE Vol. 4008, p. 1144-1152, Optical and IR Telescope Instrumentation and Detectors (2000)

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