Kyushu University,

Department of Applied Chemistry
Japanese / English


Original Papers & Reviews (~2010)


S. Verma, Y. Hamasaki, C. Kim, W. Huang, S. Lu, H.-R. M. Jhong, A. A. Gewirth, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, P. J. A. Kenis, Insights into the Low Overpotential Electroreduction of CO2 to CO on a Supported Gold Catalyst in an Alkaline Flow Electrolyzer, ACS Energy Lett., 13, 210-216 (2018)


T. Shiraki, S. Uchimura, T. Shiraishi, H. Onitsuka, N. Nakashima, Near Infrared Photoluminescence Modulation by Defect Site Design Using Aryl Isomers in Locally Functionalized Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes, Chem. Commun., 53, 12544-12547 (2017)

T. Shiraishi, T. Shiraki, N. Nakashima, Substituent Effects on the Redox States of Locally Functionalized Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Revealed by in situ Photoluminescence Spectroelectrochemistry, Nanoscale, 9, 16900-16907 (2017)

I. H. Hafez, M. R. Berber, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima,High Electronic Conductivity and Air Stability of Ultrasmall Copper-Metal Nanoparticles Supported on Pyridine-Based Polybenzimidazole Carbon Nanotube Composite, ChemCatChem, 9, 4282-4286 (2017)

H. Jhong, C. E. Tornow, C. Kim, S. Verma, J. L. Oberst, P. S. Anderson, A. A. Gewirth, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima,P. J. A. Kenis,Gold Nanoparticles on Polymer-Wrapped Carbon Nanotubes: An Efficient and Selective Catalyst for the Electroreduction of CO2, ChemPhysChem, 18, 3274-3279 (2017)

T. Fujigaya, C. Saito, Z. Han, N. Nakashima,Ionomer Grafting to Polymer-wrapped Carbon Nanotubes for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Electrocatalyst, Chem. Lett., 46, 1660 (2017)

G. Kim, J. Yang, N. Nakashima, T. Shiraki, Highly microporous nitrogen-doped carbon synthesized from azine-linked covalent organic framework and its supercapacitor function, Chem. Eur. J., 23, 17504-17510 (2017)

T. Fujigaya, Y. Shi, J. Yang, H. Li, K. Ito, N. Nakashima, Highly-Efficient and Durable Carbon Nanotube-based Anode Electrocatalyst for Water Electrolyzer, J. Mater. Chem. A, 5, 10584-10590 (2017)

J. Yang, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, Decorating unoxidized-carbon nanotubes with homogeneous Ni-Co spinel nanocrystals show superior performance for oxygen evolution/reduction reactions, Sci. Rep., 7, 45384 (2017)

M. M. Nasef, T. Fujigaya, E. Abouzari-Lotf, N. Nakashima,Electrospinning of poly(vinylpyrrodine) template for formation of ZrO2 nanoclusters for enhancing properties of composite proton conducting membranes, Int. J. Polym. Mater. Polym. Biomater., 66, 289-298 (2017).

Y. Nakashima, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, Development of air-?stable n-?type single-?walled carbon nanotubes by doping with 2-(2-methoxyphenyl)-1,3-dimethyl-2,3-dihydro-1H-benzo[d]imidazole and their thermoelectric properties, Synth. Met., 225, 76-80 (2017).


M. Fuji, N. Nakashima, Y. Niidome, Assemblies of gold nanorods for efficient SALDI mass spectrometry, Opt. Mater. Express, 6, 1376-1383 (2016)

J. Yang, F. Toshimitsu, Z. Yang, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, Pristine carbon nanotube/iron phthalocyanine hybrids with a well-defined nanostructure show excellent efficiency and durability for oxygen reduction reaction, J. Mater. Chem. C, in press (2016)

T. Shiraki, H. Onitsuka, T. Shiraishi, N. Nakashima, Near Infrared Photoluminescence Modulation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Based on a Molecular Recognition Approach, Chem. Commun., 52, 12972-12975 (2016)

N. Nakashima,T. Shiraki, Specific Molecular Interaction and Recognition at Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Surfaces, Langmuir, 32, 12323-12331 (2016)

T. Shiraki, T. Shiraishi, G. Juhasz, N. Nakashima, Emergence of new red-shifted carbon nanotube photoluminescence based on proximal doped-site design, Sci. Rep., 6, 28393 (2016)

W. Huang, N. Nakashima, T. Fujigaya, Solvent-free Fabrication of Carbon Nanotube/Resin Composite for Printable Thermoelectric Device, Chem. Lett., 4, 875 - 877 (2016).

T. Fujigaya, S. Hirata, N. Nakashima, Improved Durability of Electrocatalyst Based on Coating of Carbon Black with Polybenzimidazole and their Application in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells, ACS Appl. Mater. Interface, 8, 14494-14502 (2016).

M. M. Nasef, T. Fujigaya,E. Abouzari-Lotf, N. Nakashima, Z. Yang, Enhancement of performance of pyridine modified polybenzimidazole fuel cell membranes using zirconium oxide nanoclusters and optimized phosphoric acid doping level, Int. J. Hydrogen Energ., 41, 6842-6854 (2016).

T. Fujigaya, C-R Kim, Y.Hamasaki, N. Nakashima, Growth and Deposition of Au Nanoclusters on Polymer-wrapped Graphene and Their Oxygen Reduction Activity, Sci. Rep., 6, 21314 (2016).

T. Shiraki, A. Tsuzuki, F. Toshimitsu, N. Nakashima,Thermodynamics for the Formation of Double-stranded DNA-Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Hybrids,Chem. Eur. J., 22, 4774-4779 (2016)

Y. Tsutsumi, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, Requirement for the Formation of Cross-linked Polymer on Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes Using Vinyl Monomers, Chem. Lett., 45, 274-276 (2016).

T Shiraishi, G. Juhasz, T. Shiraki, N. Akizuki, Y. Miyauchi, K. Matsuda, N. NakashimaY. Tsutsumi, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, Determination of Precise Redox Properties of Oxygen-Doped Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Based on in Situ Photoluminescence Electrochemistry, J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 15632-15639 (2016).

L. Hong, Y. Takagaki, H. Yoshikawa, N. Nakashima, Efficient Dispersion of gSuper-Growthh Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes Using a Copolymer of Naphathalene Diimide and Polydimethylsiloxane, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 89, 183-191 (2016).

Z. Yang, I. Moriguchi, N. Nakashima, A Highly-durable CO-torelantPoly(vinylphosphpric acid)-coated Electrocatalysy Supported on a Nanoporous Carbon, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8, 9030-9036 (2016).

Z. Yang, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, NaOH-Aided Platinum Nanoparticle Size Regulation on Polybenzimidazole-Wrapped Carbon Nanotubes for Use as Non-Humidified Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Catalyst, ChemCatChem, 8, 268-275 (2016).

Z. Yang, N. Nakashima, An Electrocatalyst Based on Carbon Nanotubes Coated with Poly(vinylpyrrolidone) Shows a High Tolerance to Carbon Monoxide in a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell, ChemCatChem, 8, 600-606 (2016).

T. Fujigaya, Y. Saegusa, S. Momota, N. Uda, N. Nakashima, Interfacial Engineering of Epoxy/Carbon Nanotube by using Reactive Glue for Effective Reinforcement of the Composite, Polym. J., 48, 183-188 (2016).


F. Toshimitsu, N. Nakashima, Facile Isolation of Adsorbent-Free Long and Highly-Pure Chirality-Selected Semiconducting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Using A Hydrogen-?bonding Supramolecular Polymer, Sci. Rep., 5, 18066 (2015).

M. Berber, I. H. Hafez, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, A highly durable fuel cell electrocatalyst based on double-polymer-coated carbon nanotubes, Sci. Rep., 5, 16711 (2015).

Y. Tsutsumi, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, Size Reduction of 3D-polymer-coated Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes by Ultracentrifugation, Nanoscale, 7, 19534-19539 (2015).

Z. Yang, N. Nakashima, Poly(vinylpyrrolidone)-Wrapped Carbon Nanotube-Based Fuel Cell Electrocatalyst Shows High Durability and Performance Under Non-Humidified Operation, J. Mater. Chem. A, 3, 23316-23322 (2015).

X. Yu, T. Shiraki, S. Yang, B. Dinga, N. Nakashima, Synthesis of porous gold nanoparticles/MoS2 nanocomposites based on redox reaction, RSC Advances, 5, 2046-2069 (2015).

Z. Yang, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, Homogeneous Coating of Ionomer on Electrocatalyst Assisted by Polybenzimidazole as an Adhesive Layer and its Effect on Fuel Cell Performance, J. Power Sources, 300, 175-181 (2015).

T. Shiraki, G. Kim, N. Nakashima, Room Temperature Synthesis of a Covalent Organic Framework with Enhanced Surface Area and Thermal Stability and Application to Nitrogen-doped Graphite Synthesis, Chem. Lett., 44, 1488-1490 (2015).

Z. Yang, N. Nakashima, A simple preparation of very high methanol tolerant cathode electrocatalyst for direct methanol fuel cell based on polymer-coated carbon nanotube/platinum, Sci. Rep. 5, 12236 (2015).

T. Niidome, M. Fujii, N. Nakashima, Y. Katayama, Y. Niidome, Imaging mass spectrometry of gold nanorods distributed in tumor tissues, Chem. Lett., 44, 931-933 (2015).

Z. Yang, C. Kim, S. Hirata, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, Facile Enhancement in CO-Tolerance of a Polymer-Coated Pt Electrocatalyst Supported on Carbon Black: Comparison between Vulcan and Ketjenblack, J. Mater. Chem. A, 7, 15885-15891 (2015).

T. Shiraki, S. Shindome, F. Toshimitsu, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, Strong Main-Chain Length-Dependence for the s-Phase Formation of Oligofluorenes, Polym. Chem., 6, 5103-5109 (2015).

Z. Yang, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima,A phosphoric acid-doped electrocatalyst supported on poly(para-pyridine benzimidazole)-wrapped carbon nanotubes shows a high durability and performance, J. Mater. Chem. A, 3, 14318-14324 (2015).

T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima,Non-covalent polymer wrapping of carbon nanotubes and the role of wrapped polymers as functional dispersants, Sci. Technol. Adv. Mater., 16, 1 (2015).

T. Shiraki, N. Nakashima,In Situ Photoluminescence Spectroelectrochemistry for Determination of Electronic States of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, e-J. Surf. Sci. Nanotech., 13, 179 (2015).

Y. Kato, M. Fukuzawa, F. Toshimitsu, N. Nakashima, Separation of semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes using a flavin compound, Chem. Lett., 44, 566 (2015).

Z. Yang, M. R. Berber, N. Nakashima,Design of Polymer-Coated Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube/Carbon Black-based Fuel Cell Catalysts with High Durability and Performance Under Non-humidified Condition, Electrochimica Acta, 170, 1 (2015).

J. Yoo, S. Lee, S. Hirata, C. Kim, C. K. Lee, T. Shiraki, N. Nakashima, J. K. Shim, In Situ Synthesis of Covalent Organic Frameworks (COFs) on Carbon Nanotubes and Graphenes by Sonochemical Reaction for CO2 Adsorbents, Chem. Lett., 44, 560 (2015).

Z. Yang, I. Moriguchi, N. Nakashima, Durable Pt Electrocatalyst Supported on a 3D Nanoporous Carbon Shows High Performance in a High-Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell, ACS. Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 7, 9800 (2015).

T. Fukumaru, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, Development of n-type cobaltocene-encapsulated carbon nanotubes with remarkable thermoelectric property, Sci. Rep., 5, 7951 (2015).

N. Imazu, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, Fabrication of highly transparent, thermally stable, and scalable conductive films from double-walled carbon nanotubes, Bull. Chem. Soc. Japan, 88, 217 (2015).

Z. Yang, I. H. Hafez. M. R. Berber, N. Nakashima, An Enhanced Anode based on Polymer-Coated Carbon Black for use as a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Electrocatalyst, ChemCatChem, 7, 808 (2015).

F. Toshimitsu, H. Ozawa, N. Nakashima, Hybrids of Copolymers of Fluorene and C60-Carrying-Carbazole with Semiconducting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, Chem. Eur. J., 21, 3359 (2015).


I. H. Hafez,M. R. Berber, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, Enhancement of Platinum Mass Activity on the Surface of Polymer-wrapped Carbon Nanotube-Based Fuel Cell Electrocatalysts, Sci. Rep., 4, 6295 (2014).

M. Shigeta, T. Endo, Y. Kondo, M. Uejima, S. Okada, K. Kaneko, N. Nakashima,Latex polymer/super growth-single-walled carbon nanotube composites with high electroconductivity fabricated by wet processing, Bull. Chem. Soc. Japan, 87, 1343 (2014).

N. Imazu, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, Fabrication of flexible transparent conductive films from long double-walled carbon nanotube, Sci. Technol. Adv. Mater., 15, 25005 (2014).

J. Yoo, S. Lee,C. K. Lee, C. Kim, T. Fujigaya, H. J. Park, N. Nakashima, J. K. Shim, Homogeneous decoration of zeolitic imidazolate framework-8 (ZIF-8) with core/shell structures on carbon nanotubes, RSC Adv., 4, 49614 (2014).

T. Fujigaya, J. Morita, N. Nakashima, Grooves of Bundled Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Dramatically Enhance the Activity of the Oxygen Reduction Reaction, Chem. Cat. Chem., 6, 3169 (2014).

F. Toshimitsu, N. Nakashima, Semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes sorting with a removable solubilizer based on dynamic supramolecular coordination chemistryhNature Communications, 5, Article number: 5041 (2014).

Z. Yang, M. R. Berber, N. Nakashima, "Polymer-Coated Carbon Black-based Fuel Cell Electrocatalyst with High CO-Tolerance and Durability in Direct Methanol OxidationhJournal of Materials Chemistry A, 2, 18875 (2014).

M. R. Berber, I. Hafez, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, "Durability Analysis of Polymer-coated Pristine Carbon Nanotube-based Fuel Cell Electrocatalyst at Non-humidified ConditionshJournal of Materials Chemistry A, , 2, 19053 (2014).

L. Hong, S. Mouri, Y. Miyauchi, K. Matsuda, N. Nakashima, "Redox Properties of a Single (7,5)Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Determined by In Situ Photoluminescence Spectroelectrochemical MethodhNanoscale, 6, 12798 (2014).

C. R. Kim, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, gOne-pot Synthesis of Au-Pt Core-shell Nanoparticles on Polybenzimidazole-decorated Carbon Nanotubesh Chem. Lett., 43, 1737 (2014).

T. Sada, *T. Fujigaya, *N. Nakashima, gDesign and Fabrication of Ni Nanowires having Periodically-Hollow Nanostructuresh Nanoscale, 6, 11484-11488 (2014).

J. T. Yoo, S. B. Lee, C. K. Lee, S. W. Hwang, C. R. Kim, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, J. K. Shim, gGraphene Oxide and Laponite Composite Films with High Oxygen-Barrier Propertiesh Nanoscale, 6, 10824-10830 (2014).

T. Sada, *T. Fujigaya, *N. Nakashima,gLayer-by-Layer Assembly of Trivalent Metal Cation and Anionic Polymer in Nanoporous Anodic Aluminum Oxide with 35 nm Pore Diameterh Chem. Lett., 43, 1478-1480.

T. Sada, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima,gManipulation of cell membrane using carbon nanotube scaffold as a photoresponsive stimuli generatorh Sci. Technol. Adv. Mater., 15, 045002 (7pp) (2014).

N. Imazu, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima,gFabrication of flexible transparent conductive films from long double-walled carbon nanotubesh Sci. Technol. Adv. Mater., 15, 025005 (7pp) (2014).

L. Hong, F. Toshimitsu, Y. Niidome, N. Nakashima, "Microenvironment effect on the electronic potentials of individual (6,5)single-walled carbon nanotubesh Journal of Materials Chemistry C: Materials for Optical and Electronic Devices , 5223-5228,(2014).

T. Fukumaru, F. Toshimitsu, T. Fujigaya, *N. Nakashima, gEffects of the chemical structure of polyfluorene on selective extraction of semiconducting singlewalled carbon nanotubesh Nanoscale, 6, 5879-5886 (2014).

T. Fukumaru, Y. Saegusa, T. Fujigaya*, N. Nakashima, gFabrication of Poly(p-phenylene benzobisoxazole) Film Using a Soluble Poly(o-alkoxyphenyl amide) as the Precursorh Macromolecules, 47, 2088-2095 (2014).

T. Fujigaya*, S. Hirata, N. Nakashima, gHighly-Durable Fuel Cell Electrocatalyst Based on Polybenzimidazole-coated Stacked Grapheneh J. Mater. Chem. A, 2, 3888-3893 (2014).

Y. Tsutsumi, T. Fujigaya*, N. Nakashima*, gPolymer Synthesis Inside a Nanospace of a Surfactant-Micelle on Carbon Nanotubes: Creation of Highly-Stable Individual Nanotubes/Ultrathin Cross-linked Polymer Hybridh RSC Advanced, 4, 6318-6323 (2014).

S. Nishihana, S. Matsunaga, S. Takayama, T. Ookubo, K. Yoshuzuka, T. Fujigaya,N. Nakashima, gThermal-Swing Adsorption of Europium(III) with Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Combined with an Acidic Extractanth, Solvent Extraction Research & Development, Jpn, 21, 37-45 (2014).

*T. Fujigaya, C. R. Kim, K. Matsumoto, N. Nakashima, gPalladium-based Anion-exchange Membrane Fuel Cell using KOH-doped Polybenzimidazole as the Electrolyteh ChemPlusChem.,79, 400-405 (2014).

M. R. Berber, T. Fujigaya*, N. Nakashima gHigh-temperature Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Using Poly(vinylphosphonic acid) as an Electrolyte Shows a Remarkable Durabilityh ChemCatChem.,6, 567-571 (2014).

M. Fujii, N. Nakashima, T. Niidome, Y. Niidome gImaging Mass Spectrometry of Intravenously Injected Gold Nanorods in Miceh Chem. Lett., 43, 131-133 (2014).


Y. Hirana, G. Juhasz, Y. Miyauchi, S. Mouri, K. Matsuda, N. Nakashima gEmpirical Prediction of Electronic Potentials of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes With a Specific Chirality (n,m)h Sci. Rep. 3, Art. No. 2959 (2013).

S. Shimoda, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, and Y. Niidome gResponses of PNIPAM-coated Gold Nanorodsh Chem. Lett.,42. 1247-1249 (2013).

Y. Kato, Y. Niidome, and N. Nakashima, "Spectroscopic Analysis of Two Distinct Equilibrium States for the Exchange Reaction of Sodium Cholate and Oligo-DNA on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes", ChemPhysChem, 14, 1652-1655 (2013).

J. T. Yoo, *T. Fujigaya, and *N. Nakashima, gMolecular Recognition at the Nanoscale Interface within Carbon Nanotube Bundlesh Nanoscale 5, 7419-7424 (2013).

T. Fujigaya, M. Okamoto, K. Matsumoto, K. Kaneko, N. Nakashima, gInterfacial engineering of platinum catalyst for fuel cell: Methanol oxidation reaction is dramatically improved by polymer coating on platinum catalysth, ChemCatChem. 5, 1701-1704 (2013).

Y. Hamasaki, N. Nakashima, Y. Niidome, gElectrochemical Oxidation of Silver Shells on Gold Nanorods in Potassium Chloride and Phosphate Buffer Solutionsh Chem. Lett., 42, 1093-1095 (2013).

T. Fukumaru, *T. Fujigaya, *N. Nakashima, gMechanical Reinforcement of Polybenzoxazole by Carbon Nanotubes through Noncovalent Functionalizationh, Macromolecules, 46, 4034-4040 (2013).

M. R. Berber, T. Fujigaya*, K. Sasak, N. Nakashima gRemarkably Durable High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Based on Poly(vinylphosphonic acid)-doped Polybenzimidazoleh Sci. Rep., 2013, 3, Art. No. 1764.

T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima gFuel Cell Electrocatalyst Using Polybenzimidazole-Modified Carbon Nanotubes As Support Materialsh Adv. Mater., 25, 1666-1681 (2013).

T. Fujigaya, C. R. Kim, K. Matsumoto, N.Nakashima, gEffective Anchoring of Pt-Nanoparticles onto Sulfonated Polyelectrolyte-Wrapped Carbon Nanotubes for Use as a Fuel Cell Electrocatalysth, Polym. J. 45, 326-330 (2013). (Cover Picture)

Y. Hamasaki, N. Nakashima, Y. Niidome "Effects of Anions on Electrochemical Reactions of Silver Shells on Gold Nanorod" J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, 2521-2530 (2013)

H. Koga, T. Sada, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, K. Nakazawa, gTailor-made cell patterning using a near-infrared-responsive composite gel composed of agarose and carbon nanotubesg, Biofabrication, 2013, 5, art no. 015010.


Y. Kato, A. Inoue, Y. Niidome, N. Nakashima, "Thermodynamics on Soluble Carbon Nanotubes: How Do DNA Molecules Replace Surfactants on Carbon Nanotubes?" Sci. Rep. 2012, 2, Art. No. 733.

Y. Hirana, Y. Niidome, N. Nakashima "Effect of Charge of a Matrix Polymer on the Electronic States of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes" Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 85, 1262-1267 (2012).

Y. Hamasaki, N. Nakashima, Y. Niidome "Electrochemical Deposition of Silver on Gold Electrodes in the Presence of Halogen Ions" Chem. Lett., 9, 962-964 (2012).

J. Frueh, N. Nakashima, Q. He, H. Mohwald "Effect of Linear Elongation on Carbon Nanotube and Polyelectrolyte Structures in PDMS-Supported Nanocomposite LbL Films" J. Phys. Chem. B, 116, 12257-12262 (2012).

Q. Liu, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima "Graphene unrolled from 'cup-stacked' carbon nanotubes" Carbon, 50, 5421-5428 (2012).

J. S. Park, Y. Hirana, S. Mouri, Y. Miyauchi, N. Nakashima, K. Matsuda, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 14461-14466 (2012).

S. M. Kim, K. K. Kim, D. L. Duong, Y. Hirana, Y. Tanaka, Y. Niidome, N. Nakashima, J. Kong, Y. H. Lee "Spectroscopic Determination of the Electrochemical Potentials of n-Type Doped Carbon Nanotubes" J. Phys. Chem. C. 116, 5444-5449 (2012).

K. Akazaki, F. Toshimitsu, H. Ozawa, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima,"Recognition and One-pot Extraction of Right- and Left-handed Sem-iconducting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Enantiomers Using Fluorene-Binaphthol Chiral Copolymers" J. Am. Chem. Soc.,134, 12700-12707 (2012).

T. Fukumaru, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, gExtremely High Thermal Resistive Poly(p-phenylene benzobisoxazole) with Desired Shape and Form from a Newly Synthesized Soluble Precursorh, Macromolecules, 45, 4247-4253 (2012).

T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima gSoluble Carbon Nanotubes and Nanotube-Polymer CompositeshJ. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 12, 1717-1738 (2012)

Y. Tsuru, N. Nakashima, Y. NiidomehOptical properties of Au?Ag core?shell nanorods on glass and ITO substratesh, Opt. Commun., 16, 3419-3422 (2012).

T. Fukumaru, T. Fujigaya*, and N. Nakashima* gDesign and preparation of porous polybenzoxazole films using tert-buthoxycarbonyl group as a pore generator and their application for patternable low-k materialshPolymer Chem., 3, 369-376 (2012).

S. Nishihama, K. Ohsawa, Y. Yamada, K. Yoshizuka, T. Fujigaya, N. NakashimagPhoto-swing extraction system for lanthanide separation by a thermosensitive polymer gel combined with carbon nanotubesh Reactive & Functional Polymers, 72, 142-147 (2012).

H. Koga, T. Sada, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima and K. Nakazawa gTailor-made cell patterning using a near-infrared-responsive composite gel composed of agarose and carbon nanotubesh, Biofabrication, 5, Article number.015010 (2013).


H. Ozawa, T. Fujigaya, S. Song, H. Suh, N. Nakashima* gDifferent Chiral Selective Recognition/Extraction of (n,m)Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes Using Copolymers Carrying a Carbazole or Fluorene Moietyh Chem. Lett. 40, 470-472 (2011).

T. Fujigaya,* Y. Yamamoto, A. Kano, A. Maruyama, and N. Nakashima* gDesign and Fabrication of a Supramolecular Hybrid of DNA, Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes and Polyethylene Glycol-grafted Poly(L-lysine) Labelled with an Alexa-dye and its Efficient Uptake in a Cancer Cellh@Nanoscale 3, 4352-4358 (2011).

H. Ozawa,@X. Yi, T. Fujigaya, Y. Niidome, T. Asano and N. Nakashima* gSupramolecular Hybrid of Gold Nanoparticles and Semiconducting Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes Wrapped by a Porphyrin-Fluorene Copolymerh J. Am. Chem. Soc.133, 14771-14777 (2011).

H. Ozawa,@N. Ide, T. Fujigaya, Y. Niidome, and N. Nakashima* gSupramolecular Hybrid of Metal Nanoparticles and Semiconducting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Wrapped by a Fluorene?Carbazole Copolymerh Chem. Eur. J. 17. 13438-13444 (2011).

H. Koga, T. Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, K. Nakazawa gMorphological and Functional Behaviors of Rat Hepatocytes Cultured on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubesh J. Mater. Sci. 22, 2071-2078 (2011).

Y. Nakamura, Y. Tsuru, Y. Taga, A. Kiya, N. Nakashimaa, and Y. Niidome gSensing of Oligopeptides Using Localized Surface Plasmon Resonances Combined with Surface-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-of- Flight Mass Spectrometryh Nanoscale 3. 3793-3798 (2011).

H. Ozawa,T. Fujigaya,Y. Niidome and N. Nakashima* gEffect of Backbone Chemical Structure of Polymers on Selective (n,m)Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Recognition/Extraction Behaviorh Chem. Asian J. 6, 3281-3285 (2011).

Y. Nidome, Y. Nakamura, K. Honda, and N. Nakashima gSpectral Dependence of Gold Nanorods on the Optical Properties of Substrates and Adsorption of Polypeptides, J. Photochem. Photobiology A: Chemistry, 221. 204-208 (2011)

T. Sada, T. Fujigaya,* Y. Niidome, K. Nakazawa, and N. Nakashima* gNear-IR Laser-Triggered Target Cell Collection Using a Carbon Nanotube-Based Cell-Cultured SubstratehACS Nano, 5, 4414-4421 (2011).

Y. Kato, Y. Niidome, and N. Nakashima* gThermodynamics of the Exchange of Solubilizers on Single-walled Carbon Nanotubesh Chem. Lett. 40, 730-732 (2011).

X. Yi, G. Nakagawa, H.Ozawa, T. Fujigaya, N.Nakashima, T.Asano, gIon Beam Bombardment Effect on Contacts in Solution-Processed Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Thin Film Transistorh, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 50, 098003 (2011).

X.Yi, H. Ozawa, G.Nakagawa, T.Fujigaya, N. Nakashima, T. Asano, gSingle-Walled Carbon Nanotube Thin Film Transistor Fabricated Using Solution Prepared with 9,9-Dioctyfluorenyl-2,7-Diyl-Bipyridine Copolymer, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys.50, 070207 (2011).

T. Fujigaya,* T. Uchinoumi, K. Kaneko, and N. Nakashima* gDesign and synthesis of nitrogen-containing calcined polymer/carbon nanotube hybrids that act as a platinum-free oxygen reduction fuel cell catalysth Chem. Commun. 47, 6843-6845 (2011).

J. T. Yoo, H. Ozawa, T. Fujigaya*, and N. Nakashima*, gEvaluation of Affinity of Molecules for Carbon Nanotubesh Nanoscale 3, 2517-2522 (2011).

Q. Liu, A. Ishibashi, T. Fujigaya, K. Mimura, T. Gotou, K. Uera and N. Nakashima gFormation of self-organized graphene honeycomb films on substratesh Carbon 49, 3424-3429 (2011).

J. T. Yoo, T. Fujigaya*, and N. Nakashima* gFacile Evaluation of Interactions between Carbon Nanotubes and Phthalocyanines Using Silica Spheres Coated with Ultrathin-layers of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubesh Chem. Lett. 40, 538-539 (2011).

K. Matsumoto, T. Fujigaya*, H. Yanagi and N. Nakashima* gVery-High-Performance Alkali Anion-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cellsh Adv. Funct. Mater. 21, 1089-1094 (2011).

H. Ozawa, N. Ide, T. Fujigaya, Y. Niidome, N. Nakashima* gOne-pot Separation of Highly Enriched (6,5)-Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes Using a Fluorene-based Copolymerh Chem. Lett., 40, 239-241 (2011).

T. Fujigaya,* T. Morimoto, and N. Nakashima* "Isolated single-walled carbon nanotubes in a gel as a molecular reservoir and its application to controlled drug release triggered by near-IR laser irradiation" Soft Mater 7, 2647-2652 (2011).

K. Matsumoto, T. Fujigaya*, K. Sasaki and N. Nakashima* gBottom-up design of carbon nanotube-based electrocatalysts and their application in high temperature operating polymer electrolyte fuel cellsh J. Mater. Chem. 21, 1187-1190 (2011).

MDKawagutchi, J. Ohno, A. Irie, T. Fukushima, J. Yamazaki, and N. Nakashima, gDispersion stability and exothermal properties of DNA-functionalized single-walled carbon nantubesh, International J. Nanomedicine, 6, 729-736 (2011).

N. Nakashima, Y. Tanaka, T. Fujigaya, gSolubilized Carbon Nanotubes and Their Redox Chemistryh In Carbon Nanomaterials, Ed. by F. DfSouza and K. M. Kadish, World Scientific, pp. 245-269, 2011.

H. Ozawa, T. Fujigaya, Y. Niidome, N. Hotta, M. Fujiki, N. Nakashima*, "A Rational Concept to Recognize/extract Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes with a Specific Chirality"J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133, 2651-2657 (2011).

N. Nakashima, T. Fujigaya, gSoluble carbon nanotubes and nanocomposite materialsh, Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnologyh (invited review article), American Scientific Publishers, in press.


Y. Kato, Y. Niidome, N. Nakashima,. gChirality-Dependent Changes in the Density of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes Oxidized by Tetrachloroaurateh, Mol. Crystal. Liquid Crystal, in press.

T. Fujigaya*, J. T. Yoo, and N. Nakashima*, gA method for the coating of silica spheres with an ultrathin layer of pristine single-walled carbon nanotubesh Carbon 49, 468-476 (2010).

Q. Liu, T. Fujigaya, H-M, Cheng, N. Nakashima*, gFree-standing Highly-conductive Transparent Ultrathin Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Filmsh J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 16581-16586 (2010).

Y. Hirana, Y. Tanaka, Y. Niidome, and N. Nakashima*, gStrong Micro-Dielectric Environment Effect on the Band Gaps of (n,m)Single-Walled Carbon NanotubeshJ. Am. Chem. Soc.132, 13072-13077 (2010).

N. Nakashima*, Y. Tanaka, and T. Fujigaya gSoluble Carbon Nanotubes and Application to Electrochemistryh Electrochemistry 78, 2-15 (2010).

Y. Yamamoto, T. Fujigaya, Y. Niidome, and N. Nakashima*, gFundamental properties of oligo double-stranded DNA/single-walled carbon nanotube nanobiohybridshNanoscale 2. 1767-1772 (2010).

Y. Okuno, K. Nishioka, A. Kiya, N. Nakashima, A. Ishibashi, Y. Niidome. gUniform and controllable preparation of Au-Ag core-shell nanorods using anisotropic silver shell formation on gold nanorods.hNanoscale 2, 1489-1493 (2010).

K. Honda, H. Kawazumi, N. Nakashima, and Y. Niidome*, gLabel-free biosensor using polyion-modified gold nanorods adsorbed on a glass substratehChemistry Letters 39. 992-993 (2010).

Y. Miyauchi, K. Matsuda, Y. Yamamoto, N. Nakashima, and Y. Kanemitsu, gLength-dependent photoluminescence lifetimes in single-walled carbon nanotubeshJ. Phys. Chem. C 114.12905-12908 (2010).

G. Nakamura, Y. Tanaka, Y. Niidome, and N. Nakashima, gEfficient solubilization of single-walled carbon nanotubes using tea solutionshJournal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 10. 3815-3821(2010).


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