Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry,Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University
KIMIZUKALABORATORY

Department of Chemistry and

Biochemistry, Graduate School of

Engineering, Kyushu University

 

744 Moto-oka, Nishi-ku

Fukuoka 819-0395

 

TEL +81-92-802-2832

FAX +81-92-802-2838

May 10th, 2016

A paper entitled "Near Infrared-to-Visible Photon Upconversion Sensitized by a Metal Complex with Spin-Forbidden yet Strong S0-T1 Absorption " has been published online in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

 

May 23rd, 2016

A paper entitled "Increased Vis-to-UV upconversion performance by energy level matching between a TADF donor and high triplet energy acceptors" has been published online in J. Mater. Chem. C.

This is a result of collaboration with Prof. Chihaya Adachi and Dr. Ryota Kabe (Kyushu University).

 

May 10th, 2016

A paper entitled "Preorganized Chromophores Facilitate Triplet Energy Migration, Annihilation and Upconverted Singlet Energy Collection" has been published online in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

This is a result of collaboration with Prof. Steve Granick and Dr. Melinda Sindoro (University of Illinois at Urbana-Chambain) through JSPS-NSF ICC project.

 

April 29th, 2016

A paper entitled "Employing Core-Shell Quantum Dots as Triplet Sensitizer for Photon Upconversion" has been published online in Chemistry-A European Journal.

 

April 18th, 2016

A paper entitled "Trplet energy migration-based photon upconversion by amphiphilic molecular assemblies in aerated water" has been published online in Chem. Sci.

 

March 7th, 2016

A review paper entitled "Recent Emergence of Photon Upconversion based on Triplet Energy Migration in Molecular Assemblies" has been published online as a Feature Article in Chem. Commun.

 

January 8th, 2016

A paper entitled "Molecularly Dispersed Donors in Acceptor Molecular Crystals for Photon Upconversion under Low Excitation Intensity" has been published online in Chemistry-A European Journal.

 

December 18th, 2015

Mr. Keita Ishiba (D2) received a student poster award at Pacifichem 2015 (Honolulu).

"Reversible Photo-Induced Liquefaction and Crystallization of Ionic Azobenzene Derivatives with Photon Energy Storage Characteristics"

 

November 6th, 2015

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Gupta (Banaras Hindu University, India) joined our group as a JSPS postdoc.

Welcome to our group and let's enjoy new science!


August 19th, 2015

A paper entitled "Photon-Upconverting Ionic Liquids: Effective Triplet Energy Migration in Contiguous Ionic Chromophore Arrays" has been published online in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.

 

August 3rd, 2015

A paper entitled "Fast and Long-range Triplet Exciton Diffusion in Metal-organic Frameworks for Photon Upconversion at Ultralow Excitation Power" has been published online in Nature Materials.

This work was highlighted in News and VIews in the same issue.

 

August 3rd, 2015

A paper entitled "Metallonaphthalocyanines as Triplet Sensitisers for Near-Infrared Photon Upconversion beyond 850nm" has been published online in PhysChemChemPhys.

 

July 6th, 2015

A paper entitled "Interlocked dimerization of C3-symmetrical boron difluoride complex: designing non-cooperative supramolecular materials for luminescent thin films" has been published online in RSC Advances.

 

June 9th, 2015

 A paper entitled "Highly Efficient Photon Upconversion in Self-Assembled Light-Harvesting Molecular Systems" has been published on line in Scientific
 Reports.

 

May 15th, 2015

A paper entitled "Aggregation-Induced Photon Upconversion through Control of the Triplet Energy Landscapes of the Solution and Solid States" has been published on line in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.

 

April 9th, 2015

A paper entitled "Photoinduced Crystallization in Ionic Liquids: Photodimerization-induced Equilibrium Shift and Crystal Patterning" has been published online in Chem. Lett.

 

April 3rd, 2015

New members joined our group. Let's enjoy science!

 

January 19th, 2015

A paper entitled "Photon Upconversion in Supramolecular Gel Matrixes: Spontaneous Acculumation of Light-Harvesting Donor-Acceptor Arrays in Nanofibers and Acquired Air Stability" has been published online in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

 

December 14th, 2014
Dr.Tejwant Singh Kang (Guru Nanak Dev University, India) joined our group.
He will stay for Two weeks. Welcome back Tej-san!!

 

December 5th, 2014

A paper entitled "Photoliquefiable Ionic Crystals: A Phase Crossover Approach for Photon Energy Storage Materials with Functional Multiplicity" has been published online in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.

 

November 16th, 2014

Dr.LIU Jing (SHAANXI NORMAL UNIVERSITY, China) joined our group.

She will stay for Two weeks.

 

November 5th, 2014

A paper entitled " Light-Reducible Dissipative Nanostructures Formed at the Solid-Liquid Interface" has been published online in Langmuir.

 

October 30th, 2014
A paper entitled "A Liquid Azobenzene as Solvent-Free Solar Thermal Fuel"

has been publisehd online in Chem. Commun.

 

October 17th, 2014
Dr. Nobuhiro Yanai received "The Award for Encouragement of Research"
in IUMRS-ICA2014. Congratulations!

 

October 7th, 2014

Dr. Deepak Asthana (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India) joined our group as a JSPS postdoc.

Welcome to our group and let's enjoy new science!

 

October 2nd, 2014

Ms. Melinda SINDORO (The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) joined our group. She will stay for Two months.

Welcome, Melinda!!

 

October 1st, 2014

Dr. Prasenjit Mahato received "Poster Award" in MOF2014. Congratulations!

 

September 16th, 2014
A paper entitled "A bis-cyclometalated iridium complex as a benchmark
sensitizer for efficient visible-to-UV photon upconversion" has been
publisehd online in Chem. Commun.

 

 

April 3rd, 2014

New members joined our group. Let's enjoy science!

 

February 21st, 2014

The 1st CMS International Symposium was held at Inamori Hall of the Inamori Center.

 

February 15th, 2014

A paper entitled "Self-Assembly of Azobenzene Bilayer Membranes in Binary Ionic Liquid-Water Nanostructured Media" has been published online as an ASAP Article in Langmuir.

 

February 12nd, 2014

Dr. Gustavo Fernández(Universität Würzburg) joined our group as an associate professor of CMS. Welcome, Gustavo!!

 

January 16th, 2014

Dr. Angelo Maria MONGUZZI (University of Milano-Bicocca) joined our group as a JSPS postdoc. Welcome, Angelo!!

 

December 12th, 2013

A paper entitled "Photon Upconverting Liquids:Marix-Free Molecular Photon-Upconverting Systems Functioning in Air" has been publisehd online in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

 

November 7th, 2013

A paper entitled "Spectroscopic Readout of Polyoxomethalates' Molecular Information via Self-Assembly" has been publised online in Chem.Commun.

 

September 30th, 2013

A paper entitled "Controlled Self-Assembly and Luminescence Characteristics of Eu(III) Complexes in Bianry Aqueous/Organic Media" has been published online in Langmuir.

 

May 29th, 2013

A paper entitled "Redox-Active Microcapsules of Cytochrome c Formed at the Ionic Liquid-Water Interface" has been published online as an Advanced View Manuscript of Chemistr Letters.

 

April 16th, 2013

Prof. Kimizuka received "Prizes for Science and Technology" by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

 

April 4th, 2013

New members joined our group. Let's enjoy science!

 

March 23th, 2013

Dr. Teppei Yamada received The CSJ Award for Young Chemists. Congratulations!

 

March 22th, 2013

A paper entitled "Controlled Formation of Microspheres from Ferrocene-Derivatized Amino Acids in Binary Aqueous-Organic Media" has been publised online as an Advanced View Manuscript of Chemistry Letters.

 

January 25th, 2013

Dr. Yanai received "the first prize of the Quadrant Award 2013". Congratulations!

 

November 19th, 2012

Dr. Prasenjit Mahato has joined our group as a JSPS Postdoctral Fellow. Welcome to our group and let's enjoy new science!

 

November 2nd, 2012

A paper entitled "Biopolymer-Encapsulated Protein Micocapsules Spontaneously Formed at the Ionic Liquid-Water Interface" has been published online as Just Acccepted Manuscripts to Biomolecules.

 

November 1st, 2012

Dr. Teppei Yamada and Dr. Nobuhiro Yanai have joined our group as CMS (Center for Molecular Systems) Associate Professor and Assistant Professor, respectively. Welcome to our group and let's have fun.

 

September 28th, 2012

A paper entitled "Converting Molecular Information of Redox Coenzymes via Self-Assembly" has been published online in Chem.Commun.

 

September 6th, 2012

A paper by Dr. Tejwant Singh et.al. entitled "Ionic Liquids Induced Structural Changes of Bovine Serum Albumin in Aqueous Media: A Detailed Physicochemical and Spectroscopit Study" has been published online in J. Phys. Chem. B.

 

July 30th, 2012

A paper entitled "Electrochemically Controlled 2D Assembly of Paddle-Wheel Diruthenium Complexes on the Au(111) Surface and Identification of Their Rodox States" has been published online in J.Phys.Chem.C.

 

May 20th, 2012

Prof. Kimizuka received "The Award of the Society of Polymer Science, Japan" for our achievements on "Development of Functional Molecular Systems Based on Self-Assembly"

 

April 25th, 2012

A paper entitled "Controlled Self-Assembly of Amphiphiles in Ionic Liquids and the Formation of Ionogels by Molecular Tuning of Cohesive Energies" has been published online in Polymer Journal.

 

January 23th, 2012

A paper entitled " Synthesis of TiO2 Nanocoral Structures in Ever-Changing Aqueous Reaction Systems" has been published online in Langmuir.

 

January 20th, 2012

Prof. Kazunori Matsuura received the JSPS PRIZE in FY2011 from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

 

December 13th, 2011

A paper entitled "Controlled Polymerization and Self-Assembly of Halogen-Bridged Diruthenium Complexes in Organic Media and Their Dielectrophoretic Alignment" has been published online in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

 

December 1st, 2011

A paper entitled "Self-Assembly of Tubular Microstructures from Mixed-Valence Metal Complexes and Their Reversible Transformation by External Stimuli" has been published online in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.

 

September 20th, 2011

A paper entitled "Conversion of Molecular Information by Luminescent Nanointerface Self-Assembled from Amphiphilic Tb(III) Complexes" has been published online as Just Accepted Manuscripts in J. Am. Chem. Soc.

 

May 6th, 2011

A paper entitled "Controlled Morphology and Photoreduction Characteristics of Polyoxomethalate(POM)/Lipid Complexes and the Effect of Hydrogen Bonding at Molecular Interfaces" has been published online in Chem. Commun.

 

January 10th, 2011

A paper entitled "Water/Ionic Liquid Interfaces as Fluid Scaffolds for the Two-Dimensional Self-Assembly of Charged Nanospheres" has been published online in Langmuir.

 

November 12th, 2010

A paper entitled "Self-Assembled Synthetic Viral Capsids from a 24-mer Viral Peptide Fragment" has been publishe online in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.

 

October 14th, 2010

A paper entitled "Aqueous Nanospheres Self-Assembled from Hyperbranched Polymers and SIlver Ions: Molecular Inclusion and Photoreduction Characteristics" has been published online in Macromolecules.

 

August 20, 2010

A paper entitled "Trigonal Tryptophane-Zipper as a Novel Building Block for pH-Responding Peptide Nano-assemblies" has been published

on line in Chem. Commun..

 

August 15th, 2010

A paper entitled "Glutathione Nanospheres: Self-assembly of Conformation-regulated Trigonal-glutathiones in Water" has been published online

in Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., vol. 83, No. 8, 880886 (2010) .

 

June 19th, 2010

A paper entitled "Electrochemically Controlled Self-assembly of Lipophilic Fe(II)1,2,4-Triazole Complexes in Chloroform" has published online in Chem.Lett.

 

May 12th, 2010

A paper entitled "Selective Inclusion of Anionic Quantum Dots in Coordination Network Shells of Nucleotides and Lanthanide Ions" has published as an Advanced Article in Chem. Commun.

 

February 28th, 2010

A paper entitled "Switching On Luminescence in Nucleotide/Lanthanide Coordination Nanoparticles via Synergistic Interactions with a Cofactor Ligand" has published online in Chemistry - A European Journal.

 

February 6th, 2010

A paper entitled "Synthesis of Lipophilic Gold Nanosheets by Using Reducing Stabilizers and Their Reversible Transformation between Golden Solid" has published online in Chem. Lett.

 

January 14th, 2010

A paper entitled "Spin Crossover Characteristics of Nanofibrous FeII-1,2,4-Triazole Complexes in Liquid Crystals " has published online in Chem.Commun.

 

November 17th, 2009

A paper entitled "Confining Molecules within Aqueous Coordination Nanoparticles by Adaptive Molecular Self-Assembly" has published online in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.

 

September 16th, 2009

A paper entitled " One-Pot Room Temperature Synthesis of Single-Crystalline Gold Nanocorollar in Water" has published online as ASAP article in J.Am.Chem.Soc.