Iwakawa, Akira

The engine of the photograph is GEnx-jet engine. Now I am working on both experimental and numerical study about shock wave. In space propulsion field, I am working on electric propulsion research.
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Career

  • 2008 Graduated from Undergraduate School of Engineering Science, Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University
  • 2010 Graduated from Deptartment of Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Tokyo
  • 2010 Assistant Director, Department of Industry and Labor, Aichi Prefectural Government
  • 2014 Finished Ph.D. program without dissertation in Department of Aerospace Engineering, Nagoya University
  • 2014 Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Nagoya University
  • 2016 Ph.D
  • 2016 Lecture, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Nagoya University

Publications

  1. D. Ichihara, T. Uno, H. Kataoka, J. Jeong, A. Iwakawa, A. Sasoh, “Ten-Ampere-Level, Applied-Field-Dominant Operation in Magnetoplasmadynamic Thrusters”, Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol.33(2), pp.360-369, doi.10.2514/1.B36179.
  2. D. Ichihara, A. Uchigashima, A. Iwakawa, A. Sasoh, “Electrostatic ion acceleration across a diverging magnetic field”, Applied Physics Letters, Vol.109 ArtID 053901, doi:10.1063/1.4960363.
  3. D. Furukawa, Y. Aoki, A. Iwakawa, A. Sasoh, “Moderation of near-field pressure over a supersonic flight model using laser-pulse energy deposition”, Physics of Fluid, Vol.28, ArtID 051701, doi:10.1063/1.4950783.
  4. A. Iwakawa, T. Shoda, H. S. Pham, T. Tamba, A. Sasoh, “Suppression of Low-Frequency Shock Oscillations over Boundary Layers by Repetitive Laser Pulse Energy Deposition”, Aerospace, Vol.3, No.2:13, 2016 doi:10.3390/aerospace3020013
  5. A. Uchigashima, T. Baba, D. Ichihara, A. Iwakawa, A. Sasoh, T. Yamazaki, S. Harada, M. Sasahara, T. Iwasaki, “Anode Geometry Effects on Ion Beam Energy Performance in Helicon Electrostatic Thruster”, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 44(3), pp. 1-8, 2016,doi: 10.1109/TPS.2016.2522079
  6. A. Iwakawa,T. Osuka, T. Shoda, A. Sasoh, H. Kawazoe, “Ring Force Balance System for Small Wind Tunnels”, Transactions of The Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Aerospace Technology Japan, Vol.13, pp. 51-60, 2015 doi: 10.2322/tastj.13.51
  7. T. Tamba, H. S. Pham, T. Shoda, A. Iwakawa, A. Sasoh, “Frequency modulation in shock wave-boundary layer interaction by repetitive-pulse laser energy deposition”, Physics of Fluids, Vol.27, Art. ID 091704, 2015 doi: 10.1063/1.4931924
  8. T. Tamba, T. M. Nguyen, K. Takeya, T. Harasaki, A. Iwakawa, A. Sasoh, “Counter-driver shock tube”, Vol.25 pp. 667-674, 2015 doi: 10.1007/s00193-015-0594-z
  9. S. Harada, T. Baba, A. Uchigashima, S. Yokota, A. Iwakawa, A. Sasoh, T. Yamazaki, H. Shimizu, “Electrostatic Acceleration of Helicon Plasma using a Cusped Magnetic Field”, Applied Physics Letters,Vol.105, Art. ID 194101, 2014,doi: 10.1063/1.4900423
  10. [Japanese]Akira Iwakawa, Takeshi Osuka, Ryosuke Majima, Takeharu Sakai, Akihiro Sasoh, “Supersonic Drag Reduction over a Blunt-Body by Combination of Conical Spike and Energy Deposition”, Journal of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Vol.62, No.3, pp. 99-106, 2014, doi: 10.2322/jjsass.62.99 .
  11. Akira Iwakawa, Takeharu Sakai, Akihiro Sasoh, “Repetition Frequency Dependence of Wave Drag Reduction Induced by Laser-Pulse-Energy Depositions,” Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Aerospace Technology Japan, Vol. 11, pp. 53-66, 2013, doi: 10.2322/tastj.11.53 .
  12. Akira Iwakawa, Daisuke Nakata, Hitoshi Kuninaka, “Experimental Study of a Two-Dimensional Applied-Field Magnetoplasmadynamic Thruster,” Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Aerospace Technology Japan, Vol. 8, pp. Pb_13-Pb_17, 2010, doi: 10.2322/tastj.8.Pb_13 .
  13. Akira Iwakawa, Tatsuya Nagaoka, Hiroaki Ohta, Koji Eriguchi, Kouichi Ono, “Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Si Etching by Off-Normal Clt Bombardment at High Neutral-to-Ion Flux Ratios,” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 47, pp. 8560-8564, 2008, doi: 10.1143/JJAP.47.8560 .
  14. H. Ohta, A. Iwakawa, K. Eriguchi, K. Ono, “An interatomic potential model for molecular dynamics simulation of silicon etching by Br+-containing plasmas,” Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 104, Art. ID 073302, 2008, doi: 10.1063/1.2990070 .
  15. Akira Iwakawa, Hiroaki Ohta, Koji Eriguchi, Kouichi Ono, “Numerical Investigation on Origin of Microscopic Surface Roughness during Si Etching by Chemically Reactive Plasmas,” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 47, pp.6464-6466, 2008, doi: 10.1143/JJAP.47.6464.