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Orignal Papers

  • FA4Pb2I7.5(SCN)0.5: n = 3 Member of Perovskite Homologous Series FAn+1Pbn–1I3n–1.5(SCN)0.5 with Columnar Defects
    T. Ohmi, J. R. Neilson, W. Taniguchi, T. Fukui, T. Nagase, Y. Haruta, M. I. Saidaminov, T. Fukushima, M. Azuma, T. Yamamoto
    ACS Materials Lett. 2024, 6, 1913–1919 (DOI:10.1021/acsmaterialslett.3c01514).
  • 2D Hexagonal Assembly of a Dipolar Rotor with a Close Interval of 0.8 nm Using a Triptycene-Based Supramolecular Scaffold
    T. Ogawa, F. Ishiwari, F. Hajjaj, Y. Shoji, T. Kajitani, K. Yazawa, T. Fukushima
    ChemRxiv 2024 (DOI:10.26434/chemrxiv-2024-ws952).
  • Phosphonic acid anchored tripodal molecular films on indium tin oxide
    C. Zhang, S. Das, N. Sakurai, T. Imaizumi, S. Sanjayan, Y. Shoji, T. Fukushima, M. Zharnikov
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2024, in press (DOI:10.1039/D4CP00892H).
  • Selected as a 2024 HOT Article
  • Direct formation of single crystalline molecular clusters with disulfide bonding from thiol-containing triptycene derivatives
    T. Fukui, R. Saitou, F. Tomi, S. Kubo, A. Shishido, T. Fukushima
    Chem. Lett. 2024, 53, upae052 (DOI:10.1093/chemle/upae052).
  • Supramolecular-scaffold-directed two-dimensional assembly of pentacene into a configuration to facilitate singlet fission
    M. Fukumitsu, T. Fukui, Y. Shoji, T. Kajitani, R. Kahn, N. V. Tkachenko, H. Sakai, T. Hasobe, T. Fukushima
    ChemRxiv 2024 (DOI:10.26434/chemrxiv-2024-x9rjg-v2).
  • Ferroelectricity of alkylamide-substituted triptycene derivatives
    R. Mizoue, T. Takeda, S. Dekura, M. Kato, T. Fukui, Y. Shoji, T. Fukushima, S. Yamane, Y. Suzuki, J. Kawamata, T. Akutagawa
    J. Mater. Chem. C 2024, 12, 5578–5586 (DOI:10.1039/d3tc04752k).
  • Triammonium Molecular Tripods as Organic Building Blocks for Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells
    T. Fukui, K. Hofuku, A. Kosaka, N. Minoi, R. Nishikubo, F. Ishiwari, H. Sato, A. Saeki, T. Fukushima
    Small Struct. 2024, 2300411 (DOI:10.1002/sstr.202300411).
  • Triple Isomerism in 3D Covalent Organic Frameworks
    X. Wang, Y.i Wada, T. Shimada, A. Kosaka, K. Adachi, D. Hashizume, K. Yazawa, H. Uekusa, Y. Shoji, T. Fukushima, M. Kawano, Y. Murakami
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2024, in press (DOI:10.1021/jacs.3c13863).


Orignal Papers

  • Appearance of Different Conductance States in Monomolecular Films of Ferrocene-Decorated Triptycene-Based Tripods
    Y. Liu, S. Sanjayan, Y. Shoji, T. Fukushima, M. Zharnikov
    J. Phys. Chem. C 2023, 127, 24458–24466 (DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.3c06634).
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Side-Chain Liquid-Crystalline Block Copolymers Containing Cyano-Terminated Phenyl Benzoate Moieties
    K. Takahashi, D. Taniguchi, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima, S. Kubo, A. Shishido
    Molecules 2023, 28, 7849 (DOI:10.3390/molecules28237849).
  • Skeletal rearrangement of a boron-containing annulenic molecule into a macrocycle bridged by an electronically stabilized boron cation
    Y. Murata, C. Özen, S. Maeda, T. Fukushima, Y. Shoji
    Chem. Commun. 2023, 59, 13635-13638 (DOI:10.1039/D3CC04830F).
  • Insights into Thermal Transport through Molecular π-Stacking
    R. Takehara, N. Kubo, M. Ryu, S. Kitani, S. Imajo, Y. Shoji, H. Kawaji, J. Morikawa, T. Fukushima
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 22115–22121 (DOI:10.1021/jacs.3c07921).
  • Precise Orientational Control of Electroactive Units Using a Tripodal Triptycene Scaffold to Direct Noncovalent Pairing at the Single Molecular Level
    C. J. Martin, T. Fukui, R. Takehara, S. Fujii, T. Fukushima
    Precis. Chem. 2023, 1, 388–394 (DOI:10.1021/prechem.3c00070).
  • Electron-Induced Modification of Triptycene Self-Assembled Monolayers in Context of Lithography and Nanofabrication
    Z. Zhao, T. Fukushima, M. Zharnikov
    J. Phys. Chem. C 2023, 127, 15582–15590 (DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.3c03083).
  • Chalcogen-Peierls Transition: Single-Crystal-to-Single-Crystal Transition from a Two-Dimensional to a One-Dimensional Network of Chalcogen Bonds at Low Temperature
    S. Kawaguchi, T. Shimajiri, T. Akutagawa, T. Fukushima, Y. Ishigaki, T. Suzuki
    Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2023, 96, 631–635 (DOI:10.1246/bcsj.20230091).
  • Effective Design for Long-Range Polymer Ordering Using Triptycene-Containing Side Chains
    J. Yu, A. Itagaki, Y. Chen, T. Fukui, F. Ishiwari, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima
    Macromolecules 2023, 56, 4556–4565 (DOI:10.1021/acs.macromol.3c00795).
  • Collective bending motion of a two-dimensionally correlated bowl-stacked columnar liquid crystalline assembly under a shear force
    Y. Shoji, R. Komiyama, M. Kobayashi, A. Kosaka, T. Kajitani, R. Haruki, R. Kumai, S. Adachi, T. Tada, N. Karasawa, H. Nakamura, H. Sakurai, T. Fukushima
    Sci. Adv. 2023, 9, eadg8202 (DOI:10.1126/sciadv.adg820).
  • Crystal Engineering, Electron Conduction, Molecular Recognition and Reactivity by Chalcogen Bonds in Tetracyanoquinodimethanes Fused with [1,2,5]Chalcogenadiazoles
    T. Shimajiri, H.-P. J. De Rouville, V. Heitz, T. Akutagawa, T. Fukushima, Y. Ishigaki, T. Suzuki
    Synlett 2023, 34, A–M (DOI:10.1055/a-2072-2951).
  • Triptycene-Based Self-Assembled Monolayer as a Template for Successive Click Reactions
    S. Das, F. Ishiwari, Y. Shoji, T. Fukushima, M. Zharnikov
    J. Phys. Chem. C. 2023, 127, 5178–5185 (DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.3c00443).
  • Synthesis and Properties of B4N4-Heteropentalenes Fused with Polycyclic Hydrocarbons
    J. Kashida, Y. Shoji, H. Taka, T. Fukushima
    Chem. Eur. J. 2023, 29, e202203561 (DOI:10.1002/chem.202203561).
  • Surface Passivation of Lead Halide Perovskite Solar Cells by a Bifacial Donor–π–Donor Molecule
    N. Minoi, F. Ishiwari, K. Murotani, R. Nishikubo, T. Fukushima, A. Saeki
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2023, 15, 6708–6715 (DOI:10.1021/acsami.2c18446).
  • Overcoming the entropy of polymer chains by making a plane with terminal groups: a thermoplastic PDMS with a long-range 1D structural order
    Y. Chen, F. Ishiwari, T. Fukui, T. Kajitani, H. Liu, X. Liang, K. Nakajima, M. Tokita, T. Fukushima
    Chem. Sci. 2023, 14, 2431–2440 (DOI:10.1039/D2SC05491D).
  • Triptycene-Based Tripodal Self-Assembled Monolayer on Indium Tin Oxide
    S. Das, F. Ishiwari, Y. Shoji, T. Fukushima, M. Zharnikov
    J. Phys. Chem. C. 2023, 127, 2088–2097 (DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.2c08390).
  • 3,11-Diaminodibenzo[a,j]phenazine: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications to Tröger's Base-Forming Ladder Polymerization
    S. Izumi, K. Inoue, Y. Nitta, T. Enjou, T. Ami, K. Oka, N. Tohnai, S. Minakata, T. Fukushima, F. Ishiwari, Y. Takeda
    Chem. Eur. J. 2023, 29, e202202702 (DOI: 10.1002/chem.202202702).
  • Single-Molecule Observation of Redox Reactions Enabled by Rigid and Isolated Tripodal Molecules
    Y. Kobayashi, Y. Yokota, R. A. Wong, M. Hong, J. Takeya, S. Osawa, F. Ishiwari, Y. Shoji, T. Harimoto, K. Sugimoto, Y. Ishigaki, T. Suzuki, T. Fukushima, Y. Kim
    J. Phys. Chem. C 2023, 127, 746–758 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.2c07362).


Orignal Papers

  • Single-Molecule Observation of Redox Reactions Enabled by Rigid and Isolated Tripodal Molecules
    Y. Kobayashi, Y. Yokota, R. A. Wong, M. Hong, J. Takeya, S. Osawa, F. Ishiwari, Y. Shoji, T. Harimoto, K. Sugimoto, Y. Ishigaki, T. Suzuki, T. Fukushima, Y. Kim
    J. Phys. Chem. C  2022, in press (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.2c07362).
  • Synthesis, physical properties, and OFET characteristics of a propeller-shaped molecule with a dithiarubicene blade
    K. Tsukamoto, K. Takagi, S. Jinnai, Y. Ie, M. Hara, T. Fukushima
    Mol. Syst. Des. Eng. 20227, 1639–1649 (DOI:10.1039/d2me00168c).
  • Design of discotic liquid crystal enabling complete switching between and memory of two alignment states over a large area
    Y. Shoji, M. Kobayashi, A. Kosaka, R. Haruki, R. Kumai, S. Adachi, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima
    Chem. Sci. 2022, 13, 9891–9901 (DOI:10.1039/D2SC03677K).
  • Ultrafast Singlet Fission and Efficient Carrier Transport in a Lamellar Assembly of Bis[(trialkoxyphenyl)ethynyl]pentacene
    H. Sakai, K. Yoshino, Y. Shoji, T. Kajitani, J. Pu, T. Fukushima, T. Takenobu, N. V. Tkachenko, T. Hasobe
    J. Phys. Chem. C 2022, 126, 9396–9406 (DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.2c00864).
  • Dielectric Response of 1,1-Difluorosumanene Causedbyanin-Planemotion
    M. Li, J. Y. Wu,K. Sambe,Y. Yakiyama, T. Akutagawa, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima, K. Matsuda H. Sakurai
    Mater. Chem. Front. 2022in press, (DOI: 10.1039/D2QM00134A).
  • Chalcogen Bond versus Halogen Bond: Changing Contributions in Determining the Crystal Packing of Dihalobenzochalcogenadiazoles
    Y. Ishigaki, K. Shimomura, K. Asai, T. Shimajiri, T. Akutagawa, T. Fukushima, T. Suzuki
    Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2022, 95, 522–531 (DOI: 10.1246/bcsj.20220008).
  • A carbon-functionality-appended diborylacetylene available for a component of organic synthesis and OLEDs
    T. Tsukada, Y. Shoji, K. Takenouchi, H. Taka, T. Fukushima
    Chem. Commun. 2022, 58, 4973–4976 (DOI: 10.1039/D2CC01159J).
  • Capturing the Trajectory of Metal-Ion-Cluster Formation: Stepwise Accumulation of Zn(II) Ions in a Robust Coordination Space Formed by a Rigid Tridentate Carboxylate Ligand
    M. Kato, T. Fukui, H. Sato, Y. Shoji, T. Fukushima
    Inorg. Chem. 2022, 61, 3649–3654 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c03758).
  • Selected as Supplementary Cover
  • Photoactuating Artificial Muscles of Motor Amphiphiles as an Extracellular Matrix Mimetic Scaffold for Mesenchymal Stem Cells
    S. Chen, L. Yang, F. King-Chi Leung, T. Kajitani, M. C. A. Stuart, T. Fukushima, P. v. Rijn, B. L. Feringa
    J. Am. Chem. Soc2022, 144, 3543–3553 (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c12318).
  • Probing the Analogy between Living Crystallization-Driven Self-Assembly and Living Covalent Polymerizations: Length-Independent Growth Behavior for 1D Block Copolymer Nanofibers
    S. Lei, J. Tian, T. Fukui, M. A. Winnik, I. Manners
    Macromolecules 2022, 55, 359–369 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c02241).
  • Understanding the evolution of the Raman spectra of molecularly p-doped poly(3-hexylthiophene-2,5-diyl): signatures of polarons and bipolarons
    A. E. Mansour, A. Valencia, D. Lungwitz, B. Wegner, N. Tanaka, Y. Shoji, T. Fukushima, A. Opitz, C. Cocchi, N. Koch
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2022, 24,  3109–3118 (DOI: 10.1039/D1CP04985B).
  • Tetraaryldiborane(4) Can Emit Dual Fluorescence Responding to the Structural Change around the B–B Bond
    Y. Shoji, N. Tanaka, Y. Ikabata, H. Sakai, T. Hasobe, N. Koch, H. Nakai, T. Fukushima
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 202261, e202113549 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.202113549).
  • Selected as "Very Important Paper (VIP)" and Front Cover.


Orignal Papers

  • Introduction of Triptycene with a Particular Substitution Pattern into Polymer Chains Can Dramatically Improve the Structural and Rheological Properties
    F. Ishiwari, G. Okabe, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima
    ACS Macro Lett. 2021, 10, 1529–1534 (DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.1c00660).
  • Structure-Preserving Solid-State Thermal Huisgen Cycloaddition Polymerization of a Self-Assembled Triptycene-Based AB3-Type Monomer
    F. Ishiwari, S. Kawahara, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima
    Chem. Lett. 2021, 50, 2006–2010 (DOI: 10.1246/cl.210476).
  • A single-molecule conductance study on the rotational isomers of a hexaarylbenzene derivative carrying dipolar rotating units
    T. Miyazaki, Y. Shoji, S. Fujii, T. Fukushima
    Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 2021, 60, 108002 (DOI: 10.35848/1347-4065/ac26a9).
  • An Air- and Water-Stable B4N4-Heteropentalene Serving as a Host Material for a Phosphorescent OLED
    J. Kashida, Y. Shoji, Y. Ikabata, H. Taka, H. Sakai, T. Hasobe, H. Nakai, T. Fukushima
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 23812–23818 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.202110050).
  • Cyano-Substituted Triptycene-Based Monolayers on Au(111): Tripodal Adsorption, Dipole Engineering, and Charge Transfer
    S. Das, A. Asyuda, Y. Shoji, A. Kosaka, T. Fukushima, M. Zharnikov
    J. Phys. Chem. C 2021, 125, 18968–18978 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c05618).
  • Efficient energy transport in an organic semiconductor mediated by transient exciton delocalization
    A. J. Sneyd+, T. Fukui+, D. Paleček, S. Prodhan, I. Wagner, Y. Zhang, J. Sung, S. M. Collins, T. J. A. Slater, Z. Andaji-Garmaroudi, L. R. MacFarlane, J. D. Garcia-Hernandez, L. Wang, G. R. Whittell, J. M. Hodgkiss, K. Chen, D. Beljonne, I. Manners, R. H. Friend, A. Rao
    +These authors contributed equally
    Sci. Adv. 2021, 7, eabh4232 (DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abh4232).
  • Mobility enhancement of DNTT and BTBT derivative organic thin-film transistors by triptycene molecule modification
    M. Sugiyama, S. Jancke, T. Uemura, M. Kondo, Y. Inoue, N. Namba, T. Araki, T. Fukushima, T. Sekitani
    Organic Electronics 2021, 96, 106219 (DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2021.106219).
  • Towards scalable, low dispersity, and dimensionally tunable 2D platelets using living crystallization-driven self-assembly
    C. E. Ellis, T. Fukui, C. Cordoba, A. Blackburn, I. Manners
    Polym. Chem. 202112, 3650–3660 (DOI: 10.1039/D1PY00571E).
  • Porous Honeycomb Self-Assembled Monolayers: Tripodal Adsorption and Hidden Chirality of Carboxylate Anchored Triptycenes on Ag
    S. Das, G. Nascimbeni, R. Ortiz de la Morena, F. Ishiwari, Y. Shoji, T. Fukushima, M. Buck, E. Zojer, and M. Zharnikov
    ACS Nano 2021, 15, 11168–11179 (DOI:10.1021/acsnano.1c03626).
  • Fate of soliton matter upon symmetry-breaking ferroelectric order
  • K. Sunami, R. Takehara, A. Katougi, K. Miyagawa, S. Horiuchi, R. Kato, T. Miyamoto, H. Okamoto, and K. Kanoda
    Phys. Rev. B 2021, 103, 134112 (DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.103.134112).
  • An Element-Substituted Cyclobutadiene Exhibiting High-Energy Blue Phosphorescence
    Y. Shoji, Y. Ikabata, I. Ryzhii, R. Ayub, O. El Bakouri, T. Sato, Q. Wang, T. Miura, B. S. B. Karunathilaka, Y. Tsuchiya, C. Adachi, H. Ottosson, H. Nakai, T. Ikoma, T. Fukushima
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 21817–21823 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.202106490).
  • Selected as "Very Important Paper (VIP)" and Inside Cover
  • Manipulation of Dual Fluorescence Behavior in Aggregation-induced Emission Enhancement of a Tetraphenylethene-appended Polymer by Optical Tweezers
    S.-F. Wang, B.-W. Chen, A. Itagaki, F. Ishiwari, T. Fukushima, H. Masuhara, T. Sugiyama 
    J. Mater. Chem. C 20219, 7545–7554 (DOI: 10.1039/D1TC01631H). 
  • Thermal and Gas Adsorption Properties of Tröger's base/Diazacyclooctane Hybrid Ladder Polymers
    K. Inoue, R. Selyanchyn, S. Fujikawa, F. Ishiwari, T. Fukushima
    ChemNanoMat 2021, 7, 824–830 (DOI: 10.1002/cnma.202100151). 
  • Dendritic Micelles with Controlled Branching and Sensor Applications
  • Y. Zhang, S. Pearce, J.-C. Eloi, R. L. Harniman, J. Tian, C. Cordoba, Y. Kang, T. Fukui, H. Qiu, A. Blackburn, R. M. Richardson, I. Manners
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 5805–5814 (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c00770).  
  • Observation of Borane–Olefin Proximity Interaction Governing the Structure and Reactivity of Boron‐Containing Macrocycles
  • Y. Murata, K. Matsunagi, J. Kashida, Y. Shoji, C. Özen, S. Maeda, T. Fukushima
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 14630–14635 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.202103512)
  • Perchlorinated Triptycene Tribenzoquinone
  • Y. Shoji, S. Yamamoto, T. Fukushima
    Chem. Lett. 2021, 50, 1240–1243 (DOI:10.1246/cl.210219).  
  • End-functionalization of dithiarubicene: Modulation of optoelectronic properties by metal-catalyzed coupling reactions and device application
  • K. Tsukamoto, K. Takagi, K. Yamamoto, Y. Ie, T. Fukushima
    J. Mater. Chem. C 2021, 9, 5920–5929 (DOI:10.1039/D1TC01169C).
  • Two‐step Conformational Control of a Dibenzo Diazacyclooctane Derivative by Stepwise Protonation
  • F. Ishiwari, S. Miyake, K. Inoue, K. Hirose, T. Fukushima, A. Saeki 
    Asian J. Org. Chem. 2021, 10, 1377–1381 (DOI:10.1002/ajoc.202100154).
  • Chalcogen Bond versus Weak Hydrogen Bond: Changing Contributions in Determining the Crystal Packing of [1,2,5]-Chalcogenadiazole-Fused Tetracyanonaphthoquinodimethanes
  • Y. Ishigaki, K. Asai, T. Shimajiri, T. Akutagawa, T. Fukushima, T. Suzuki
    Org. Mater. 20213, 90–96 (DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1725046).
  • Changing the structural and physical properties of 3-arm star poly(δ-valerolactone)s by a branch-point design
  • H. Ogiwara, F. Ishiwari, T. Kimura, Y. Yamashita, T. Kajitani, A. Sugimoto, M. Tokita, M. Takata, T. Fukushima
    Chem. Commun. 2021, 57, 3901–3904 (DOI: 10.1039/D1CC01092A).
  • Thermal transport properties of an oriented thin film of a paraffinic tripodal triptycene
  • T. Imaizumi, R. Takehara, Y. Yamashita, T. Yagi, F. Ishiwari, Y. Shoji, X. Wang, Y. Murakami, T. Nishino, T. Fukushima
    Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 202160, 038002 (DOI: 10.35848/1347-4065/abe340).
  • Highly Sensitive Humidity Sensor Based on Aggregation-induced Emission Luminogen-Appended Hygroscopic Polymer Microresonator
  • A. Qiagedeer, H. Yamagishi, M. Sakamoto, H. Hasebe, F. Ishiwari, T. Fukushima, Y. Yamamoto
    Mater. Chem. Front. 2021, 5, 799–803 (DOI: 10.1039/D0QM00722F).


Orignal Papers

  • Room-Temperature Pentacene Fluids: Oligoethylene Glycol Substituent-Controlled Morphologies and Singlet Fission
  • K. Yoshino, H. Sakai, Y. Shoji, T. Kajitani, H. Anetai, T. Akutagawa, T. Fukushima, N. V. Tkachenko, T. Hasobe
    J. Phys. Chem. B 2020, 124, 52, 11910–11918 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.0c09754).
  • 9,9'-Bi(Xanthene)-Type Hexaphenylethane Derivatives as Advanced Organic Electrochromic Systems
    T. Suzuki, Y. Ishigaki, M. Takata, J. Nishida, T. Fukushima
    Heterocycles 2020, in press, (DOI: 10.3987/REV-20-938).
  • Seeded Self-Assembly of Charge-Terminated Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Amphiphiles Based on the Energy Landscape
    T. Fukui, J. D. Garcia-Hernandez, L. R. MacFarlane, S. Lei, G. R. Whittell, I. Manners
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 15038–15048 (DOI:10.1021/jacs.0c06185).
  • Design of a molecular memory element with an alternating circular array of dipolar rotors and rotation suppressors
    T. Miyazaki, Y. Shoji, F. Ishiwari, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima
    Chem. Sci. 2020, in press (DOI: 10.1039/D0SC02836C).
  • An Organic Borate Salt with Superior p-Doping Capability for Organic Semiconductors
    B. Wegner, D. Lungwitz, A. E. Mansour, C. E. Tait, N. Tanaka, T. Zhai, S. Duhm, M. Forster, J. Behrends, Y. Shoji, A. Opitz, U. Scherf, E. J. W. List-Kratochvil, T. Fukushima, N. Koch 
    Adv. Sci. 2020, 2001322 (DOI: 10.1002/advs.202001322).
  • Cavitand-Based Pd-Pyridyl Coordination Capsules: Guest-Induced Homo- or Heterocapsule Selection and Applications of Homocapsules to the Protection of a Photosensitive Guest and Chiral Capsule Formation
    M. Nakamura, Y. Tsukamoto, T. Ueta, Y. Sei, T. Fukushima, K. Yoza, K. Kobayashi 
    Chem. Asian J. 2020, 15, 2218–2230 ((DOI: 10.1002/asia.202000603).*VIP Paper
  • Anisotropic Poisson's Effect and Deformation‐induced Fluorescence Change of Elastic 9,10‐Dibromoanthrathene Single Crystals
    S. Hayashi, F. Ishiwari, T. Fukushima, S.Mikage, Y. Imamura, M. Tashiro, M. Katouda
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 2–9 ((DOI: 10.1002/anie.202006474).
  • Selective Synthesis of Diazacyclooctane -Containing Flexible Ladder Polymers with Symmetrically or Unsymmetrically Substituted Side Chains
    K. Inoue, F. Ishiwari, T. Fukushima
    Polym. Chem. 2020, 11, 3690–3694 (DOI 10.1039/D0PY00603C).
  • Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Aggregation-Induced Emission Enhancement Controlled by Optical Manipulation
    S-F. Wang,J.-R. Lin, F. Ishiwari, T. Fukushima, H. Masuhara, and T. Sugiyama
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 7063–7068 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201916240).


Original Papers

  • Self-Assembly Growth of an Upright Molecular Precursor with a Rigid Framework
    S. Chaunchaiyakul, C. Zhang, H. Imada, E. Kazuma, F. Ishiwari, Y. Shoji, T. Fukushima, Y. Kim
    J. Phys. Chem. C 2019123, 51, 31272–31278 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b09948).
  • Electric-Field-Controllable Conductance Switching of an Overcrowded Ethylene Self-Assembled Monolayer
    S. Fujii, M. Koike, T. Nishino, Y. Shoji, T. Suzuki, T. Fukushima, M. Kiguchi
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019141, 46, 18544–18550 ( DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b09233).
  • Ultralow-Noise Organic Transistors Based on Polymeric Gate Dielectrics with Self-Assembled Modifiers
    M. Kondo, T. Uemura, F. Ishiwari, T. Kajitani, Y. Shoji, M. Morita, N. Namba, Y. Inoue, Y. Noda, T. Araki, T. Fukushima, T. Sekitani
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 201911, 41561–41569  (DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b13056).
  • Sumanene Hexaester: An Electron-Deficient Buckybowl
    H. Toda, Y. Uetake, Y. Yakiyama, H. Nakazawa, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima, H. Sakurai
    Synthesis 201951, 4576–4581 (DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1690206).
  • Dual‐Controlled Macroscopic Motions in A Supramolecular Hierarchical Assembly of Motor Amphiphiles
    F. K.-C. Leung, M. C. A. Stuart, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima, B. L. Feringa
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 10985–10989 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201905445).
  • Highly-ordered Triptycene Modifier Layer Based on Blade Coating for Ultraflexible Organic Transistors
    M. Kondo, T. Kajitani, T.Uemura, Y. Noda, F. Ishiwari, Y. Shoji, T. Araki, S. Yoshimoto, T. Fukushima, T. Sekitani
    Sci. Rep. 2019, 9, 9200 (DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-45559-4 ).
  • Molecular Wires with Controllable π-Delocalization Incorporating Redox-Triggered π-Conjugated Switching Units
    W. Nojo, H. Tamaoki, Y. Ishigaki, R. Katoono, K. Fujiwara, T. Fukushima, T. Suzuki
    Chem. Plus. Chem.  2019, 84 , 634–642 (DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201800341
  • Triptycene Tripods for the Formation of Highly Uniform and Densely Packed Self-Assembled Monolayers with Controlled Molecular Orientation
    F. Ishiwari, G. Nascimbeni, E. Sauter, H. Tago, Y. Shoji, S. Fujii, M. Kiguchi, T. Tada, M. Zharnikov, E. Zojer, T. Fukushima
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019141, 5995–6005 (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b00950).
  • First-Principles Study of the Adsorption Behavior of Triptycene Molecular Tripods on Au(111): Site-Selectivity and Unambiguous Molecular Orientation
    T. Tada, F. Ishiwari, Y. Shoji, T. Fukushima
    J. Phys. Chem. C 2019123, 4401–4406 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b00869).
  • Control of Molecular Orientation in Single-Molecule Junction with Tripodal Triptycene Anchoring Unit: Toward Simple and Facile Single-Molecule Diode
    S. Fujii, F. Ishiwari, Y. Komoto, L. Su ,Y. Yuto , Y. Yamagata, A. Kosaka, A. Aiba, T. Nishino, T. Fukushima, M. Kiguchi
    Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 201958, 035003 (DOI: 10.7567/1347-4065/ab0436).
  • Synthesis and Reactivity of Cyclic Borane‐Amidine Conjugated Molecules Formed by Direct 1,2‐Carboboration of Carbodiimides with 9‐Borafluorenes
    J. Kashida, Y. Shoji, T. Fukushima
    Chem. Asian J. 2019, 14 1879–1885 (DOI: 10.1002/asia.201900047).
  • A Versatile Scaffold for Facile Synthesis of Fluorescent Cyano- Substituted Stilbenes
    S. Hayashi, M. Sakamoto b, F. Ishiwari b, T. Fukushima b, S. Yamamoto a, T. Koizumi
    Tetrahedron 2019, 75, 1079–1084 (DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2019.01.012).
  • Chiral Crystal-Lke Droplets Displaying Unidirectional Rotational Sliding
    T. Kajitani, K. Motokawa, A. Kosaka, Y. Shoji, R. Haruki, D. Hashizume, T. Hikima, M. Takata, K. Yazawa, K. Morishima, M. Shibayama, T. Fukushima
    Nature Mater. 201918, 266–272 (DOI: 10.1038/s41563-018-0270-7).
  • Highlighted in Chemistry World(2019. 1. 22)
  • A Theoretical Study on the Mechanism of the Oxidative Deborylation/C–C Coupling Reaction of Borepin Derivatives
    C. Ozen, Y. Shoji, T. Fukushima, S. Maeda
    J. Org. Chem. 2019, 84, 1941–1950 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b02917).
  • Heat-Triggered Crystallization of Liquid Crystalline Macrocycles Allowing for Conductance Switching through Hysteretic Thermal Phase Transitions
    T. Muraoka, T. Shima, T. Kajitani, N. Hoshino, E. Morvan, A. Grélard, E. J. Dufourc, T. Fukushima, T. Akutagawa, K. Nabeya, K. Kinbara
    Chem. Asian J. 2019, 14, 141 –148 (DOI: 10.1002/asia.201801372).


Editorial Preface

  • Pi conjugated system bricolage (figuration) toward functional organic molecular systems
    T. Fukushima
    Mater. Chem. Front. 2018, 2, 1594–1594 (DOI: 10.1039/c8qm90039f)


  • Supramolecular Scaffolds Enabling the Controlled Assembly of Functional Molecular Units
    F. Ishiwari, Y. Shoji, T. Fukushima 
    Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 2028–2041 (DOI: 10.1039/C7SC04340F). OPEN ACCESS

Original Papers

  • Supramolecular Packing and Macroscopic Alignment Controls Actuation Speed in Macroscopic Strings of Molecular Motor Amphiphiles
    F. K.-C. Leung, T. van den Enk, T. Kajitani, J. Chen, M. C. A. Stuart, J. Kuipers, T. Fukushima, B. L. Feringa
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 17724–17733 (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b10778).
  • Rewriting the phase diagram of a diamagnetic liquid crystal by a magnetic field
    F. Hajjaj, T. Kajitani, H. Ohsumi, Y. Tanaka, K. Kato, M. Takata, H. Kitazawa, T.-h. Arima, T. Aida, T. Fukushima (F.H. and T.K. contributed equally)
    Nature Commun. 2018, 9, 4431(DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-06976-7).
  • Light-Regulated Crystal Growth of π-Conjugated Luminophores in an Azobenzene Matrix
    T. Kobayashi, Y. Kitamoto, Y. Hirai, T. Kajitani, T. Seki, S. Yagai
    Comms. Chem. 2018, 1, 58 (DOI: 10.1038/s42004-018-0061-8).
  • Terminal Functionalization with a Triptycene Motif that Dramatically Changes the Structural and Physical Properties of an Amorphous Polymer
    F. Ishiwari, G. Okabe, H. Ogiwara, T. Kajitani, M. Tokita, M. Takata, T. Fukushima
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018,13497–13502 (DOI:10.1021/jacs.8b09242).
  • Sensing the chirality of various organic solvents by helically arranged π-blades
    Y. Shimizu, Y. Shoji, D. Hashizume, Y. Nagata, T. Fukushima
    Chem. Commun. 201854, 12314, (DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06277C).
  • Selected as "Back Cover"
  • Molecular Wires with Controllable pi‐Delocalization Incorporating Redox‐triggered Switching Units of pi‐Conjugation
    W. Nojo, H. Tamaoki, Y. Ishigaki, R. Katoono, K. Fujiwara, T. Fukushima, T. Suzuki
    ChemPlusChem 201883, 1–10 (DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201800341).
  • Mechanistic Study on Highly Efficient Direct 1,2‐Carboboration of Alkynes with 9‐Borafluorenes
    Y. Shoji, N. Shigeno, K. Takenouchi, M. Sugimoto, T. Fukushima
    Chem. Eur. J. 201824, 13223–13230 (DOI: 10.1002/chem.201801818).
  • Topology Effect of AIEgen-Appended Poly(acrylic acid) with Biocompatible Segments on Ca2+-Sensing and Protein-Adsorption-Resistance Properties
    F. Ishiwari, M. Sakamoto, S. Matsumura, T. Fukushima
    ACS Macro Lett. 20187, 711–715 (DOI:10.1021/acsmacrolett.8b00291).
  • Narrower HOMO-LUMO Gap Attained by Conformational Switching through Peripheral Polyarylation in 1,4,5,8-Tetraaza-9,10-Anthraquinodimethanes
    T. Suzuki, Y. Ishigaki, K. Sugawara, Y. Umezawa, R. Katoono, A. Shimoyama, Y. Manabe, K. Fukase, T. Fukushima
    Tetrahedron 2018,74, 2239–2244 (DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2018.03.041).
  • Impact of Helical Organization on the Photovoltaic Properties of Oligothiophene Supramolecular Polymers
    H. Ouchi, T. Kizaki, M. Yamato, X. Lin, N. Hoshi, F. Silly, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima, K. Nakayama, S. Yagai
    Chem. Sci. 2018, 9 , 3638–3643 (DOI: 10.1039/C7SC05093C).
  • Thermal and Optical Properties of Multiblock Macrocycles with Hysteretic Polymorphic Transition
    K. Nabeya, T. Muraoka, N. Hoshino, M. Aizawa, T. Kajitani, T. Akutagawa, A. Shishido, T. Fukushima, K. Kinbara
    Mater. Chem. Front. 2018, 2, 969–974 (DOI: 10.1039/c7qm00621g).
  • Highly Efficient Transformation of Linear Poly(Phenylene Ethynylene)s into Zigzag-Shaped π-Conjugated Microporous Polymers through Boron-Mediated Alkyne Benzannulation
    Y. Shoji, M. Hwang, H. Sugiyama, F. Ishiwari, K. Takenouchi, R. Osuga, J. N. Kondo, S. Fujikawa, T. Fukushima
    Mater. Chem. Front. 2018, 2, 807–814 (DOI: 10.1039/C7QM00582B).
  • A Few-Layer Molecular Film on Polymer Substrates to Enhance the Performance of Organic Devices
    T. Yokota, T. Kajitani, R. Shidachi, T. Tokuhara, M. Kaltenbrunner, Y. Shoji, F. Ishiwari, T. Sekitani, T. Fukushima, T. Someya
    Nature Nanotech. 2018, 13, 139–144 (DOI: 10.1038/s41565-017-0018-6).
  • Artificial Muscle-Like Function from Hierarchical Supramolecular Assembly of Photoresponsive Molecular Motors
    J. Chen, F. K.-C. Leung, M. C. A. Stuart, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima, E. van der Giessen, B. L. Feringa
    Nature Chem. 2018, 10, 132–138 (DOI: 10.1038/nchem.2887).

    Highlighted in Chemical & Engineering News (2017. 12. 5)
    "Molecular Motors Made into Muscles"
  • Water-Induced Self-Assembly of an Amphiphilic Perylene Bisimide Dyad into Vesicles, Fibers, Coils, and Rings
    M. Ogasawara, X. Lin, H. Kurata, H. Ouchi, M. Yamauchi, T. Ohba, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima, M. Numata, R. Nogami, B. Adhikari, S. Yagai
    Mater. Chem. Front. 2018, 2, 171–179 (DOI: 10.1039/C7QM00494J).
  • Chemical Hole Doping into Large-Area Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Monolayers using Boron-Based Oxidant
  • H. Matsuoka, K. Kanahashi, N. Tanaka, Y. Shoji, L.-J. Li, J. Pu, H. Ito, T. Fukushima, T. Takenobu
    Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 201857, 02CB15-1 to 02CB15-4 (DOI: 10.7567/JJAP.57.02CB15).
  • Single-Molecule Junction of an Overcrowded Ethylene with Binary Conductance States
  • M. Koike, S. Fujii, H. Cho, Y. Shoji, T. Nishino, T. Fukushima, M. Kiguchi
    Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 2018, 57, 03EG05-1 to 03EG05-4 (DOI: 10.7567/JJAP.57.03EG05).


Original Papers

  • Hexathioalkyl Sumanenes: An Electron-Donating Buckybowl as a Building Block for Supramolecular Materials
  • Y. Shoji,  T. Kajitani,  F. Ishiwari,  Q. Ding,  H. Sato,  H. Anetai,  T. Akutagawa,  H. Sakurai, T. Fukushima (Y.S., F.I., and T.K. contributed equally)
    Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 8405–8410  (DOI: 10.1039/C7SC03860G).
  • Induction of Single-Handed Helicity of Polyacetylenes Using Mechanically Chiral Rotaxanes as Chiral Sources
    F. Ishiwari, K. Nakazono, Y. Koyama, T. Takata
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201756, 14858–14862 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201707926).
  • Quantum Chemical Studies on Electron-Accepting Overcrowded Ethylene with a Polarizable Skeleton 
    T. Tada, T. Fukushima, M. Hada, Y. Majima
    J. Phys. Chem. A 2017, 121, 7797–7806 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.7b09172).

  • Mesoscopic Structural Aspects of Ca2+-Triggered Polymer Chain Folding of a Tetraphenylethene-Appended Poly(Acrylic Acid) in Relation to Its Aggregation-Induced Emission Behavior
  • K. Morishima, F. Ishiwari, S. Matsumura, T. Fukushima, M. Shibayama
    Macromolecules 2017, 50, 5940–5945 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b00883).
  • Temperature Dependence of Magnetophotoconductance in One-Dimensional Molecular Assembly of Hexabenzocoronene
    Y. Wakikawa, T. Ikoma, Y. Yamamoto, T. Fukushima, K. Akiyama
    ACS Omega 20172, 3260–3266 (DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00474).
  • Rigid-to-Flexible Conformational Transformation: An Efficient Route to Ring-Opening of a Troger's Base-Containing Ladder Polymer
    F. Ishiwari, N. Takeuchi, T. Sato, H. Yamazaki, R. Osuga, J. N. Kondo, T. Fukushima
    ACS Macro Lett. 20176, 775–780 (DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.7b00385).Highlighted in Synfacts (selected as  Synfacts of the mounth and top cover).
    •"Mission Accomplished: Synthesis of ‘Flexible’ Ladder Polymers"
     T. M. Swager, K. Yoshinaga, 
     Synfacts 201713, 1027 (DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1591240).
  • 2,3,5,6,8,9-Hexabromosumanene: Synthesis and Its Application to Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-Coupling
  • H. Toda, Y. Yakiyama, Y. Shoji, F. Ishiwari, T. Fukushima, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett.  2017, 46, 1368–1371 (DOI: 10.1246/cl.170566).
  • Oxidative Desulfurization of Electron-Donating 5,5,7,7-Tetraaryl-5,7- dihydrodibenzo[c,e]thiepins and the Related Heterocycles: Generation of Dicationic Dyes upon Two-Electron Oxidation.
  • T. Suzuki, T. Kuroda, H. Tamaoki, S. Higasa, T. Nehira, R. Katoono, Y. Ishigaki, K. Fujiwara, T. Fukushima, H. Yamada
    Heterocycles 2017 95, 816–829 (DOI: 10.3987/com-16-s(s)50).
  • Stereoselective Encapsulation for a Triarylmethylium o,o-Dimer by Natural γ-Cyclodextrin: Origin of Chiral Recognition for the Axially Chiral Dicationic Guest.
  • T. Suzuki, J. P. Cerón-Carrasco, H. Tamaoki, Y. Ishigaki, R. Katoono, T. Fukushima, H. Pérez-Sánchez
    Heterocycles 201794, 1123–1132 (DOI: 10.3987/COM-17-13674).
  • Synthesis and Catalytic Applications of a Triptycene-Based Monophosphine Ligand for Palladium-Mediated Organic Transformations
  • F. K. C. Leung, F. Ishiwari, Y. Shoji, T. Nishikawa, R. Takeda, Y. Nagata, M. Suginome, Y. Uozumi, Y. M. A. Yamada, T. Fukushima
    ACS Omega 2017, 2, 1930–1937 (DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00200).
  • Formation of an Isolable Divinylborinium Ion through Twofold 1,2-Carboboration between a Diarylborinium Ion and Diphenylacetylene
    N. Tanaka, Y. Shoji, D. Hashizume, M. Sugimoto, T. Fukushima
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 5312–5316 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201701730). (Selected as Back Cover)
  • Supramolecular Polymerization of Supermacrocycles: Effect of Molecular Conformations on Kinetics and Morphology
    M. Yamauchi, B. Adhikari, D. D. Prabhu, X. Lin, T. Karatsu, T. Ohba, N. Shimizu, H. Takagi, R. Haruki, S. Adachi, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima, S. Yagai
    Chem. Eur. J. 201723, 5270–5280 (DOI: 10.1002/chem.201605873).
  • High-fidelity self-assembly pathways for hydrogen-bonding molecular semiconductors
    X. Lin, M. Suzuki, M. Gushiken, M. Yamauchi, T. Karatsu, T. Kizaki, Y. Tani, K. Nakayama, M. Suzuki, H. Yamada, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima, Y. Kikkawa, S. Yagai
    Sci. Rep. 20177, 43098 (DOI: 10.1038/srep43098).
  • Unveiling a new aspect of simple arylboronic esters: long-lived room-temperature phosphorescence from heavy-atom-free molecules
    Y. Shoji, Y. Ikabata, Q. Wang, D. Nemoto, A. Sakamoto, N. Tanaka, J. Seino, H. Nakai, T. Fukushima
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.2017139, 2728-2733 (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b11984).
  • Highly air- and moisture-stable hole-doped carbon nanotube films achieved by a boron-based oxidant
    K. Funahashi, N. Tanaka, Y. Shoji, N. Imazu, K. Nakayama, K. Kanahashi, H. Shirae, S. Noda, H. Ohta,T. Fukushima, and T. Takenobu
    Appl. Phys. Express 201710, 035101 (DOI: 10.7567/APEX.10.035101).


Original Papers

  • A Design Principle of Polymers Processable into 2D Homeotropic Order
    Z. Chen, Y.-T. Chan, D. Miyajima, T. Kajitani, A. Kosaka, T. Fukushima, J. M. Lobez, T. Aida
    Nature Commun. 20167, 13640 (DOI: 10.1038/ncomms13640).
  • A Ternary Blend of a Polymer, Fullerene, and Insulating Self-Assembling Triptycene Molecules for Organic Photovolatics
    M. Kumano, M. Ide, N. Seiki, Y. Shoji, T. Fukushima, A. Saeki
    J. Mater. Chem. A 2016, 4, 18490–18498 (DOI: 10.1039/C6TA07705F).
  • An Anion-Conductive Microporous Membrane Composed of a Rigid Ladder Polymer with a Spirobiindane Backbone
    F. Ishiwari, T. Sato, H. Yamazaki, J. N. Kondo, S. Miyanishi, T. Yamaguchi, T. Fukushima
    J. Mater. Chem. A 2016, 4, 17655–17659 (DOI: 10.1039/C6TA07576B).
  • Synthesis and Self-Assembly of Cyclic 2,7-Anthrylene Ethynylene 1,3-Phenylene Ethynylene Trimer with a Planar Conformation
    Y. Takaki, R. Ozawa, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima, M. Mitsui, K. Kobayashi Yuta Takaki, Ryota Ozawa, Dr. Takashi Kajitani, Prof. Takanori Fukushima, Prof. Masaaki Mitsui, Prof. Kenji Kobayashi
    Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 16760–16764 (DOI: 10.1002/chem.201603627).
  • Boron-mediated sequential alkyne insertion and C–C coupling reactions affording extended π-conjugated molecules
    Y. Shoji, N. Tanaka, S. Muranaka, N. Shigeno, H. Sugiyama, K. Takenouchi, F. Hajjaj and T. Fukushima
    Nature Commun.  2016, 7, 12704 (DOI: 10.1038/ncomms12704)OPEN ACCESS, Press release.
  • Synthesis and structural characteristics of discrete organoboron and organoaluminum hydrides incorporating bulky Eind groups
    T. Murosaki, S. Kaneda, R. Maruhashi, K. Sadamori, Y. Shoji, K. Tamao, D. Hashizume, N. Hayakawa, T. Matsuo
    Organometallics  201635, 3397–3405 (10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00633).
  • Supramolecular Scaffold for Tailoring the Two-Dimensional Assembly of Functional Molecular Units into Organic Thin Films
    F. K.-C. Leung, F. Ishiwari, T. Kajitani, Y. Shoji, T. Hikima, M. Takata, A. Saeki, S. Seki, Y. M. A. Yamada, T. Fukushima
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016138, 11727–11733 (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b05513).
  • Supramolecular Assemblies of Ferrocene-Hinged Naphthalenediimides: Multiple Conformational Changes in Film States
    A. Takai, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima, K. Kishikawa, T. Yasuda, M. Takeuchi
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016ASAP, (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b05824).
  • Discrete Self-Assembly and Functionality of Guest Molecules in an Organic Framework
    S. Ando, T. Fukushima, T. Yamaguchi
    Chem. Mater. 201628, 5847–5854 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b02230).
  • Scanning tunnelling microscopy analysis of octameric o-phenylenes on Au(111)
    S. Marqués-González,   S. Fujii,   T. Nishino,   Y. Shoji,   F. Ishiwari,   T. Fukushima, M. Kiguchi
    RSC Advances 2016, 6, 55970–55975 (DOI: 10.1039/C6RA07173B).
  • Hydrogen-bonded oligothiophene rosettes with a benzodithiophene terminal unit: self-assembly and application to bulk heterojunction solar cells
    H. Ouchi, X. Lin, T. Kizaki, D. D. Prabhu, F. Silly, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima, K. Nakayama, S. Yagai
    Chem. Commun. 201652, 7874–7877 (DOI: 10.1039/C6CC03430F).
  • Chlorine-based inductively coupled plasma etching of GaAs wafer using tripodal paraffinic triptycene as an etching resist mask
    A. Matsutani, F. Ishiwari, Y. Shoji, T. Kajitani, T. Uehara, M. Nakagawa, T. Fukushima
    Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 201655, 06GL01-1 to 06GL01-3 (DOI:10.7567/JJAP.55.06GL01).
  • Ultraflexible organic amplifier with biocompatible gel electrodes
    T. Sekitani,  T. Yokota,  K. Kuribara, M. Kaltenbrunner,  T. Fukushima, Y. Inoue,  M. Sekino, T. Isoyama,  Y. Abe, H. Onodera T. Someya
    Nature Commun. 20167, 11425 (DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11425).
  • Bioinspired design of a polymer gel sensor for the realization of extracellular Ca2+ imaging
    F. Ishiwari, H. Hasebe, S. Matsumura, F. Hajjaj, N. Horii-Hayashi, M. Nishi, T. Someya, T. Fukushima
    Sci. Rep. 20166, 24275 (DOI: 10.1038/srep24275).
  • Seamless growth of a supramolecular carpet
    J.-H. Kim, J.-C. Ribierre, Y. S. Yang, C. Adachi, M. Kawai, J. Jung, T. Fukushima, Y. Kim
    Nature Commun. 20167, 10653 (DOI: 10.1038/ncomms10653).
  • Redox-Mediated Reversible σ-Bond Formation/Cleavage.
    T. Suzuki, H. Tamaoki, J. Nishida, H. Higuchi, T. Iwai, Y. Ishigaki, K. Hanada, R. Katoono, H. Kawai, K. Fujiwara, T. Fukushima
    Organic Redox Systems, 2016, 13-37 (DOI: 10.1002/9781118858981.ch2)


Original Papers

  • 11B Solid-State NMR Interaction Tensors of Linear Two-Coordinate Boron: The Dimesitylborinium Cation.
    A. E. Alain, Y. Shoji, T. Fukushima, D. L. Bryce
    Inorg. Chem. 2015,54, 11889–11896 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b02161).
  • Raising the metal–insulator transition temperature of VO2 thin films by surface adsorption of organic polar molecules
    H. Shioya, Y. Shoji, N. Seiki, M. Nakano, T. Fukushima, Y. Iwasa
    ApplPhysExpress 2015, 8, 121101 (DOI:10.7567/APEX.8.121101).
    Selected as "Spotlights Article
  • Helix sense-selective supramolecular polymerization seeded by a one-handed helical polymeric assembly
    W. Zhang, W. Jin, T. Fukushima, T. Mori, T. Aida
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 13792–13795 (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b09878).
  • Ultrahigh-throughput exfoliation of graphite into pristine ‘single-layer’ graphene using microwaves and molecularly engineered ionic liquids
    M. Matsumoto, Y. Saito, C. Park, Y. Shoji, T. Fukushima, T. Aida
    Nature Chem. 2015, 7, 730–736 (DOI:10.1038/nchem.2315).
  • The molecular and electronic structures of a thioaroyl cation formed by borinium ion-mediated C=S double bond cleavage of CS2
    Y. Shoji, N. Tanaka, D. Hashizume, T. Fukushima
    Chem. Commun. 201551, 13342–13345 (DOI: 10.1039/C5CC05645D).
    Selected as "Outside Front Cover"
  • Selective Synthesis of Single and Multi-Walled Supramolecular Nanotubes by Using Solvophobic/Solvophilic Controls:  Stepwise Radial Growth via “Coil-on-Tube” Intermediates
    S. Prasanthkumar, W. Zhang, W. Jin, T. Fukushima, T. Aida
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. ;2015, 54, 11168–11172 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201505806). (Selected as a VIP paper)
  • Rational synthesis of organic thin films with exceptional long-range structural integrity
    N. Seiki, Y. Shoji, T. Kajitani, F. Ishiwari, A. Kosaka, T. Hikima, M. Takata, T. Someya, T. Fukushima
    Science 2015, 348, 1122-1126 (DOI: 10.1126/science.aab1391).
  • Photoalignment of an azobenzene-based chromonic liquid crystal dispersed in triacetyl cellulose: single-layer alignment films with an exceptionally high order parameter
    M. Matsumori, A. Takahashi, Y. Tomioka, T. Hikima, M. Takata, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 20157, 11074–11078 (DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b02577).
  • An electron-accepting molecular unit exhibiting an orientational preference favorable for organic photovoltaic applications
    K. Akaike, S. Ando, H. Enozawa, A. Kosaka, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima
    Thin Solid Films 2015583, 34–39 (DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2015.03.002).
  • Synthesis and properties of semi-crystalline anion exchange membrane with well-defined ion channel structure
    S. Miyanishi, T. Fukushima, T. Yamaguchi
    Macromolecules 2015, 48, 2576–2584 (DOI: 10.1021/ma502448g).
  • Translation of the assembling trajectory by preorganization: A study of the magnetic properties of 1D polymeric unpaired electrons immobilised  on a discrete nanoscopic scaffold
    V. K. Praveen, Y. Yamamoto, T. Fukushima, Y. Tsunobuchi, K. Nakabayashi, S. Ohkoshi, K. Kato, M. Takata, T. Aida
    Chem. Commun. 201551, 1206–1209 (DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08942A).
  • Three-Way Output Molecular Response System based on Tetrakis(3,4-dialkoxyphenyl)-3,4-dihydro [5]helicenes: Perturbation of Properties by Long Alkyl Chains
    Y. Ishigaki, S. Yoshida, H. Kawai, R. Katoono, K. Fujiwara, T. Fukushima, T. Suzuki
    Heterocycles. 201590, 126–135 (DOI:10.3987/COM-14-S(K)31).
  • Crystal structure of 1,13,14-triazadibenz[a,j]anthracene 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane monosolvate
    T. Koizumi, T. Hariu, Y. Sei
    Acta Crystallogr. E2015E71, 681–683 (DOI: 10.1107/S2056989015009263).


Original Papers

  • Electrochromic and unique chiroptical properties of helically deformed tetraarylquinodimethanes generated from less hindered dicationic precursors upon reduction
    T. Suzuki, Y. Sakano, T. Iwai, S. Iwashita, Y. Miura, R. Katoono, H. Kawai, K. Fujiwara, Y. Tsuji, T. Fukushima
    Pure Appl. Chem. 2014, 86, 507–516 (DOI: 10.1515/pac-2013-1003).
  • An Isolable Diborane(4) Compound with Terminal B–H Bonds: Structural Characteristics and Electronic Properties
    Y. Shoji, S. Kaneda, H. Fueno, K. Tanaka, K. Tamao, D. Hashizume, T. Matsuo
    Chem. Lett. 2014, 43, 1587–1589 (DOI: 10.1246/cl.140507). Editor's Choice
  • A two-coordinate boron cation featuring C–B+–C bonding
    Y. Shoji,  N. Tanaka,  K. Mikami,  M. Uchiyama, T. Fukushima
    Nature Chem. 2014, 6, 498–503 (DOI: 10.1038/nchem.1948).
    Highlighted in News & Views: C. Reus< , M. Wagner "Boron served straight up"

  • and in Chemical & Engineering News (Volume 92, Issue 20, p. 30, Concentrates)
  • Electrochiroptical Response in Aqueous Media: 9,10-Dihydrophenanthrene-9,10-diyl Dications with Michlar's Hydrol Blue Chromophores Attached with Oligoethylene Glycol Units
    T. Suzuki, K. Hanada, R. Katoono, Y. Ishigaki, S. Higasa, H. Higuchi, H. Kikuchi, K. Fujiwara, H. Yamada, T. Fukushima
    Chem. Lett. 201443, 982–984 (DOI: 10.1246/cl.140163).
  • Oxidative Protonolysis of the Expanded Central C-C Bond in a Di(spiroacridan)-type Hexaphenylethane Derivative Accompanied by UV-vis, FL, and CD Spectral Changes
    T. Suzuki, Y. Kuroda, K. Wada, Y. Sakano, R. Katoono, K. Fujiwara, F. Kakiuchi, T. Fukushima
    Chem. Lett. 201443, 887–889. (DOI: 10.1246/cl.140192).
  • Expandability of Ultralong C–C Bonds: Largely Different C1–C2 Bond Lengths Determined by Low-temperature X-ray Structural Analyses on Pseudopolymorphs of 1,1-Bis(4-fluorophenyl)-2,2-bis(4-methoxyphenyl)pyracene
    T. Suzuki, Y. Uchimura, F. Nagasawa, T. Takeda, H. Kawai, R. Katoono, K. Fujiwara, K. Murakoshi, T. Fukushima, A. Nagaki, J. Yoshida
    Chem. Lett. 201443, 86–88 (DOI: 10.1246/cl.130872).
  • Synthesis and dynamic behavior of an Anthyridine-ligated ruthenium complex  
    S. Hirakawa, T. Koizumi 53, 10788-10790 (2014). 
    Inorg. Chem.2014, 53, 10788–10790 (DOI: 10.1021/ic5011743).
  • Preparation and chemical properties of π-conjugated poly(1,10-phenanthroline-3,8-diyl)s with crown ether subunits
    H. Fukumoto, Y. Kase, T. Koizumi, T. Yamamoto
    Reac. Funct. Polym. 2014, 82, 9-16. (DOI: 10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2014.05.002).
  • [Ru(bpy)2(bqdiBr2)](PF6)2 bearing a 3,6-dibromo-1,2-benzoquinone diimine ligand (bqdiBr2 = Br-C6H2(NH)2-Br): Synthesis and its cross coupling reactions with organostannanes and organoboronic acids
    T. Koizumi, H. Hayashi, S. Shiozaki, T. Yamamoto
    Inorg. Chim. Acta 2014421,427–432 (DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2014.06.032).
  • Preparation of new polysulfones with -O-(CH2)3-SO3H side chains 
    T. Kojima, T. Koizumi, Y. Sei, S. Shiozaki, M. Abe, M. Oota, K. Kishi, K. Naoi, T.Yamamoto
    Eur. Polym. J 201455, 179–185 (DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2014.03.023).


Original Papers

  • o-Phenylene Octamers as Surface Modifiers for Homeotropic Columnar Ordering of Discotic Liquid Crystals
    T. Kajitani, Y. Suna, A. Kosaka, T. Osawa, S. Fujikawa, M. Takata, T. Fukushima, T. Aida
  • J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2013,135, 14564–14567 (DOI: 10.1021/ja4087853).
  • Tetrathiafulvalene Hybridized with Indacenetetraone as a Visible-Light-Harvesting Electron Acceptor Applicable to Bulk-Heterojunction Organic Photovoltaics
    K. Akaike, H. Enozawa, T. Kajitani, M. Koizumi, A. Kosaka, D. Hashizume, Y. Koizumi, A. Saeki, S. Seki, and T. Fukushima
  • Chem. Lett.  201342, 1417–1419 (DOI: 10.1246/cl.130702).
  • Effect of Acceptor Lamination on Photocarrier Dynamics in Hole Transporting Hexabenzocoronene Nanotubular Self-Assembly
    Y. Wakikata, T. Ikoma, Y. Yamamoto, T. Fukushima, T. Aida, K. Akiyama
  • J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117, 15295–15305 (DOI: 10.1021/jp402640k).
  • Preparation, Properties, and X-ray Structures of Bis(10-methyl-9-methyleneacridan)-type Electron Donors with a Thiophene/bithiophene/terthiophene Skeleton: Redox Switching of Thiophene-thienoquinoid Structure Accompanied by UV-Vis-NIR Electrochromic Response
    T. Suzuki, Y. Hoshiyama, K. Wada, Y. Ishigaki, Y. Miura, H. Kawai, R. Katoono, K. Fujiwara,T. Fukushima
  • Chem. Lett.  2013, 52, 1004–1006 (DOI: 10.1246/cl.130401 ).
  • Oxidative conversion of tetraaryldihydrodibenzothiepins into elemental sulfur and stable cationic dyes accompanied by dual UV-Vis and CD spectral changes
    T. Suzuki, T. Kuroda, H. Tamaoki, S. Higasa, R. Katoono, K. Fujiwara, T. Fukushima, H. YamadaChem. Lett. 2013, 42, 706–708 (DOI: 10.1246/cl.130275).
  • Redox switching of conjugation length using 9,9,10,10-tetraaryl-9,10-dihydrophenanthrene as an ON/OFF unit: Preparation, X-ray structure, and redox properties of perfluorobiphenyl derivative and its SNAr reactions to pi-extended analogues
    T. Suzuki, H. Tamaoki, R. Katoono, K. Fujiwara, J. Ichikawa, T. Fukushima
  • Chem. Lett. 2013,42,703–705 (DOI: 10.1246/cl.130190).
  • Dynamic or Nondynamic? Helical Trajectory in Hexabenzocoronene Nanotubes Biased by a Detachable Chiral Auxiliary
    W. Zhang, W. Jin, T. Fukushima, N. Ishii, T. Aida
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013135, 114–117 (DOI: 10.1021/ja311738m).
  • Amphiphilic Design of a Discotic Liquid-Crystalline Molecule for Dipole Manipulation: Hierarchical Columnar Assemblies with a 2D Superlattice Structure
    M.-C. Yeh, Y.-L. Su, M.-C. Tzeng, C. W. Ong, T. Kajitani, H. Enozawa, M. Takata, Y. Koizumi, A. Saeki, S. Seki, T. Fukushima
  • Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 1031–1034 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201207708).
  • 7,7,8,8-Tetraaryl-o-quinodimethane Stabilized by Dibenzo Annulation: A Helical π-Electron System That Exhibits Electrochromic and Unique Chiroptical Properties
    T. Suzuki, Y. Sakano, T. Iwai, S. Iwashita, Y. Miura, R. Katoono, H. Kawai, K. Fujiwara, Y. Tsuji, T. Fukushima
  • Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 117–123 (DOI>: 10.1002/chem.201203092).
  • Preparation of π-conjugated polymers consisting of 1-aminopyrrole and 4-amino-1,2,4-triazole units
    S. Koie, G. Tanaka, H. Fukumoto, T. Koizumi, T. Yamamoto
    Reactive & Functional Polymers, 2013, 73, 1180–1187 (DOI: org/10.1016).
  • 1,4-Diiodobenzene with -COO-TEMPO (TEMPO = 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine-1-oxyl-4-yl) substituents at 2,5-positions: synthesis and use as a monomer for new π-conjugated polymers having nitroxyl radicals in side chains
    T. Iijima, M. Abe, T. Koizumi, A. Fukaya, K. Usami, K. Kami, T. Yamamoto
    Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 2013, 24, 927-933 (DOI: 10.1002/pat.3166).
  • Ligand Modification of Cyclometalated Ruthenium Complexes in the Aerobic Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Imidazolines
    S. Aiki,Y. Kijima, J. Kuwabara, A. Taketoshi, T. Koizumi, S. Akine, T. Kanbara
    ACS Catalysis2013, 3, 812–816 (DOI: 10.1021/cs300811w).


Original Papers

  • Discotic Ionic Liquid Crystals of Triphenylene as Dispersants for Orienting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    J. J. Lee, A. Yamaguchi, M. A. Alam, Y. Yamamoto, T. Fukushima, K. Kato, M. Takata, N. Fujita, T. Aida
  • Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201251, 8490–8494 (DOI:10.1002/anie.201203284). (Accepted as "VIP" paper in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.).
  • Wide-Range 2D Lattice Correlation Unveiled for Columnarly Assembled Triphenylene Hexacarboxylic Esters
    T. Osawa, T. Kajitani, D. Hashizume, H. Ohsumi, S. Sasaki, M. Takata, Y. Koizumi, A. Saeki, S. Seki, T. Fukushima, T. Aida
  • Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 7990–7993. (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201203077).
  • Remarkable Effect of Terminal Groups and Solvents on Helical Folding of o-Phenylene Oligomers
    S. Ando, E. Ohta, A. Kosaka, D. Hashizume, H. Koshino, T. Fukushima, T. Aida
  • J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 11084–11087 (DOI:10.1021/ja303117z).
  • Interface Dependence of Charge Formation Dynamics in Hexabezocoronene-C60
    Y. Moritomo, Y. Yonezawa, M. Ito, H. Kamioka, Y. Yamamoto, T. Fukushima, T. Aida
  • Appl. Phys. Express 2012, 5, 062401 (DOI: 10.1143/APEX.5.062401).
  • Aerobic Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Benzyl Alcohols to Benzaldehydes by Using a Cyclometalated Ruthenium Catalyst
    A. Taketoshi, X. N. Beh, J. Kuwabara, T. Koizumi, T. Kanbara
    Tetrahedron Lett. 2012, 53, 3573–3576 (DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2012.05.001).
  • Preparation of poly(2-pyridone-3,5-diyl)s with -(CH2)4-SO3M (M = H or Na) side chains
    T. Yamamoto,T. Takei, N. Kumagai, Y. Harada, T. Ohki, Y. Kudoh, T. Kojima, T. Koizumi, K. Shiramizu, M. Abe, M. Oota
    Polymer 2012, 53, 5995–5999. (DOI:
  • Preparation of dibromopyridines having -(CH2)m-SO3Na groups as monomers for new polypyridines
    T. Takei, T. Ohki, Y. Harada, N. Kumagai, H. Fukumoto, T. Koizumi, A. Maeda, T. Kojima, Y. Sei, K. Shiramizu, M. Abe, M. Oota, T. Yamamoto
    Tetrahedron Lett2012, 53, 5907–5910. (DOI:


Original Papers

  • A 4 V Operation, Flexible Braille Display Using Organic Transistors, Carbon Nanotube Actuators, and Organic Static Random-Access Memory
    K. Fukuda, T. Sekitani, U. Zschieschang, H. Klauk, K. Kuribara, T. Yokota, T. Sugino, K. Asaka, M. Ikeda, H. Kuwabara, T. Yamamoto, K. Takimiya, T. Fukushima, T. Aida, M. Takamiya, T. Sakurai, T. Someya
  • Adv. Funct. Mater. 201121, 4019–4027. (DOI:10.1002/adfm.201101050)
  • Supramolecular Linear Heterojunction Composed of Graphite-Like Semiconducting Nanotubular Segments
    W. Zhang, W. Jin, T. Fukushima, A. Saeki, S. Seki, T. Aida
  • Science 2011334, 340–343 (DOI:10.1126/science.1210369).
  • Photoconductivity of Self-Assembled Hexabenzocoronene Nanotube: Insight into the Charge Carrier Mobilities on Local and Long-Range Scales
    A. Saeki, Y. Yamamoto, Y. Koizumi, T. Fukushima, T. Aida, S. Seki
  • J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 201120, 2549–2554 (DOI: 10.1021/jz201223e).
  • Redox-Responsive Molecular Helices with Highly Condensed π-Clouds
    E. Ohta, H. Sato, S. Ando, A. Kosaka, T. Fukushima, D. Hashizume, M. Yamasaki, K. Hasegawa, A. Muraoka, H. Ushiyama, K. Yamashita, T. Aida
    Nature Chem20113, 68–73 (DOI:10.1038/nchem.900).
  • Deprotonation/protonation of Coordinated Secondary Thioamide Units of Pincer Ruthenium Complexes: Modulation of Voltammetric and Spectroscopic Characterization of the Pincer Complexes.
    T. Teratani, T. Koizumi, T. Yamamoto, K. Tanaka, T. Kanbara 
    Dalton Trans. 201140, 8879-8886 ( DOI: 10.1039/C0DT01283A).
  • Changes in Redox Potential of a Nickel-pincer Complex Bearing Reactive Secondary Thioamide Units: Changes Caused by Deprotonation/protonation Reactions on Addition of NEt3 and DBU.
    T. Teratani, T. Koizumi, T. Yamamoto, T. Kanbara
    Inorg. Chem. Commun201114, 836-838 ( DOI: 10.1016/j.inoche.2011.03.001).
  • Synthesis and Chemical Properties of π-Conjugated Poly(9,10-dialkyl-9,10-dihydrophenanthrene-2,7-diyl) and a Related Polymer
    R. Tokimitsu, T. Koizumi, T. Yamamoto
    Chem. Lett.  201140, 282–284 ( DOI: 10.1246/cl.2011.282)
  • Synthesis of Inclusion Compounds of Br-Th-Py-Br and (RO)2B-Th-Py-Br (Th = Thiophene-2,5-diyl; Py = Pyridine- 2,5-diyl) with γ-Cyclodextrin
    T. Koizumi, R. Kuwahara, I. Yamaguchi, T. Yamamoto
    Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 201184, 266–268. (DOI: 10.1246/bcsj.20100247)
  • The Catalytic Activity of a Cyclometalated Ruthenium(III) Complex for Aerobic Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Benzylamines
    S. Aiki, A. Taketoshi, J. Kuwabara, T. Koizumi, T. Kanbara
    J. Organomet. Chem. 2011696, 1301–1304. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2010.10.063).
  • Cyclometalated Platinum(II) Complexes Bearing o-Phenylenediamine Derivatives: Synthesis and Electrochemical Behavior
    T. Koizumi, K. Fukuju
    J. Organomet. Chem. 2011696, 1232–1235. (DOI:10.1016/j.jorganchem.2010.12.003).
  • Synthesis, Chemical Properties, and Electrochemical Behavior of a Pt(II) Complex Bearing a Benzenediamide-derived Ligand
    T. Koizumi, T. Teratani, T. Yamamoto
    Inorg. Chem. Commun201114, 292–295.( DOI: 10.1016/j.inoche.2010.11.018).
  • π-Conjugated Polymers Consisting of 9,10-Dihydrophenanthrene Units
    T. Yamamoto, R. Tokimitsu, T. Asao, T. Iijima; H. Fukumoto, T. Koizumi, T. Fukuda, H. Ushijima
    Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2011212, 2406&nbdash;2416. (DOI: 10.1002/macp.201100310).
  • Preparation of Head-to-tail π-Conjugated Poly(thiophene-pyridine) and Poly(pyrimidine) by Organometallic Polycondensation
    H. Fukumoto, Y. Fujiwara, T. Yamamoto
    Chem. Lett. 201140, 992&nbdash;994. (DOI: 10.1246/cl.2011.992).
  • Bithiophene-Bithiazole Alternating Copolymers with Thiophene Side Chains: Synthesis by Orgaonmetallic Polycondensation and Chemical Properties of the Copolymers
    T. Yamamoto, S. Otsuka, H. Fukumoto, Y. Sakai, S. Aramaki, T. Fukuda, A. Emoto, H. Ushijima
    J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 201149, 1508&nbdash;1512 (DOI: 10.1002/pola.24557).


Original Papers

  • Large-Area Three-Dimensional Molecular Ordering of a Polymer Brush by One-Step Processing
    N. Hosono, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima, K. Ito, S. Sasaki, M. Takata, T. Aida
    Science 2010330, 808–811 (DOI: 10.1126/science.1195302).
  • Use of Side-Chain Incompatibility for Tailoring Long-Range p/n Heterojunctions: Photoconductive Nanofibers Formed by Self-Assembly of an Amphiphilic Donor-Acceptor Dyad Consisting of Oligothiophene and Perylenediimide
    W.-S. Li, A. Saeki, Y. Yamamoto, T. Fukushima, S. Seki, N. Ishii, K. Kato, M. Takata, T. Aida
    Chem. Asian J. 20105, 1566–1572 (DOI: 10.1002/asia.201000111).
  • Form Factor of an N-Layered Helical Tape and Its Application to Nanotube Formation of Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene-Based Molecules
    C. V. Teixeira, H. Amenitsch, T. Fukushima, J. P. Hill, W. Jin, T. Aida, M. Hotokka, M. Linden
    J. Appl. Cryst. 201043, 850–857 (DOI: 10.1107/S0021889810015736).
  • Hexabenzocoronene Graphitic Nanotube Appended with Dithienylethene Pendants: Photochromism for the Modulation of Photoconductivity
    Y. He, Y. Yamamoto, W. Jin, T. Fukushima, A. Saeki, S. Seki, N. Ishii, T. Aida
    Adv. Mater. 201022, 829–832 (DOI: 10.1002/adma.200902601).
  • Magnetic Field Effect on the Photocarriers in Self-Assembled Hexabenzocoronene Nanotubes
    Y. Wakikawa, T. Ikoma, Y. Yamamoto, T. Fukushima, T. Aida
    Synth. Met2010160, 275–279 (DOI: 10.1016/j.synthmet.2009.08.052).

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