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

Department of Chemistry and

Biochemistry, Graduate School of

Engineering, Kyushu University


744 Moto-oka, Nishi-ku

Fukuoka 819-0395


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R. Haruki, Y. Sasaki, K. Masutani, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

"Leaping across the visible range: near-infrared-to-violet photon upconversion employing a silyl-substituted anthracene"

Chem. Commun. in press (2020). [Link]


K. Nishimura, H. Kouno, Y. Kawashima, K. Orihashi, S. Fujiwara, K. Tateishi, T. Uesaka, N. Kimizuka, N. Yanai

"Materials chemistry of triplet dynamic nuclear polarization"

Chem. Commun. in press (2020). [Link]


M.-a. Morikawa, H. Yang, K. Ishiba, K. Masutani, J. K.-H. Hui, N. Kimizuka

"A Liquid Arylazopyrazole Derivative as Molecular Solar Thermal Fuel with Long-term Thermal Stability"

Chem. Lett. in press (2020). [Link]


K. Shimizu, S. Hisamitsu, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka, J. N. Canongia Lopes

"Photon Upconversion in TTA-Inducing Ionic Liquids: Pinpointing the Role of IL Nanostructured Media Using MD Simulations"

J. Phys. Chem. B 124, 3137-3144 (2020). [Link]


H. Kouno, K. Orihashi, K. Nishimura, Y. Kawashima, K. Tateishi, T. Uesaka, N. Kimizuka, N. Yanai

"Triplet dynamic nuclear polarization of crystalline ice using water-soluble polarizing agents"

Chem. Commun. 56, 3717-3720 (2020). [Link]


N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

"Stimuli-Responsive Molecular Photon Upconversion"

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. in press (2020).  [Link


B. Joarder, A. Mallick, Y. Sasaki, M. Kinoshita, R. Haruki, Y. Kawashima, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

"Near‐Infrared‐to‐Visible Photon Upconversion by Introducing an S‐T Absorption Sensitizer into a Metal‐Organic Framework"

ChemNanoMat in press (2020).  [Link

(Part of board member special collection for the 5th anniversary of ChemNanoMat)


Y. Kawashima, H. Kouno, K. Orihashi, K. Nishimura, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

"Visible-to-UV Photon Upconversion in air-saturated water by multicomponent co-assembly"

Mol. Syst. Des. Eng. 5, 792-796 (2020). [Link

(Prof. Yanai was selected as one of MSDE Emerging Investigators 2020)


S. Hisamitsu, J. Miyano, K. Okumura, J. K.-H. Hui, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

"Visible-to-UV Photon Upconversion in Nanostructured Chromophoric Ionic Liquids"

ChemistryOpen 9, 14-17 (2020). [Link

(Special issue dedicated to 80th birthday of Prof. Lehn)



N. Yanai, K. Suzuki, T. Ogawa, Y. Sasaki, N. Harada, N. Kimizuka

"Absolute Method to Certify Quantum Yields of Photon Upconversion via Triplet-Triplet Annihilation"

J. Phys. Chem. A 123, 10197-10203 (2019). [Link


Y. Sasaki, M. Oshikawa, P. Bharmoria, H. Kouno, A. Hayashi-Takagi, M. Sato, I. Ajioka, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

"Near-infrared optogenetic genome engineering based on photon upconversion hydrogels"

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 58, 17827-17833 (2019). [Link


H.-L. Lee, J. H. Park, H.-S. Choe, M.-S. Lee, J.-M. Park, N. Harada, Y. Sasaki, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka, J. Zhu, S. H. Bhang, J.-H. Kim

"Upconverting Oil-Laden Hollow Mesoporous Silica Microcapsules for Anti-Stokes-Based Biophotonic Applications"

ACS Appl. Mater. Inter. 11, 26571-26580 (2019). [Link


K. Okumura, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

"Visible-to-UV Photon Upconversion Sensitized by Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals"

Chem. Lett. 48, 1347-1350 (2019). [Link


K. Nishimura, H. Kouno, K. Tateishi, T. Uesaka, K. Ideta, N. Kimizuka, N. Yanai

"Triplet dynamic nuclear polarization of nanocrystals dispersed in water at room temperature"

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 21, 16408-16412 (2019). [Link


H. Kouno, Y. Kawashima, K. Tateishi, T. Uesaka, N. Kimizuka, N. Yanai

"Non-Pentacene Polarizing Agents with Improved Air-Stability for Triplet Dynamic Nuclear Polarization at Room Temperature"

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 10, 2208-2213 (2019). [Link


P. Bharmoria, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

"Recent Progress in Photon Upconverting Gels"

Gels, 5, 18 (2019). [Link

(Part of Special Issue: Challenges for Gel Materials in the 21st Century)

F. Meinardi, M. Ballabio, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka, A. Bianchi, M. Mauri, R. Simonutti, A. Ronchi, M. Campione, A. Monguzzi

"Quasi-thresholdless Photon Upconversion in Metal-Organic Frameworks Nanocrystals"

Nano Lett. 19, 2169-2177 (2019). [Link


H. Kouno, Y. Sasaki, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

"Supramolecular Crowding Can Avoid Oxygen Quenching of Photon Upconversion in Water"

Chem.-Eur. J., 25, 6124-6130 (2019). [Link


Y. Liang, T. Yamada, H. Zhoua, N. Kimizuka

"Hexakis(2,3,6-tri-O-methyl)-α-cyclodextrin–I5− complex in aqueous I−/I3− thermocells and enhancement in the Seebeck coefficient"

Chem. Sci., 10, 773-780 (2019). [Link]

R. Haruki, H. Kouno, M. Hosoyamada, T. Ogawa, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

"Oligo(ethylene glycol)/alkyl‐modified chromophore assemblies for photon upconversion in water"

Chem.-Asian J., 14, 1723-1728 (2019). [Link

(Part of Special Issue: π-Conjugated Compounds for Molecular Materials)



S. Fujiwara, M. Hosoyamada, K. Tateishi, T. Uesaka, K. Ideta, N. Kimizuka, N. Yanai

"Dynamic Nuclear Polarization of Metal–Organic Frameworks Using Photoexcited Triplet Electrons"

J. Am. Chem. Soc, 140, 15606-15610 (2018). [Link


A.-Y. Jee, N. Yanai, S. Granick

"Comparing Geometry and Chemistry When Confined Molecules Diffuse in Monodisperse Metal–Organic Framework Pores"

J. Phys. Chem. Lett, 9, 6399-6403 (2018). [Link


B. Joarder, N. Yanai, and N. Kimizuka 

"Solid-State Photon Upconversion Materials: Structural Integrity and Triplet/Singlet Dual Energy Migration"

J. Phys. Chem. Lett, 9, 4613-4624 (2018). [Link


P. Bharmoria, S. Hisamitsu, H. Nagatomi, T. Ogawa, M.-a. Morikawa, N. Yanai, and N. Kimizuka 

"A Simple and Versatile Platform for Air-Tolerant Photon Upconverting Hydrogels by Biopolymer-Surfactant-Chromophore Co-assembly"

J. Am. Chem. Soc, 140, 10848-10855 (2018). [Link


T. Ogawa, M. Hosoyamada, B. Yurash, T.-Q. T. Nguyen, N. Yanai, and N. Kimizuka 

"Donor-Acceptor-Collector Ternary Crystalline Films for Efficient Solid-State Photon Upconversion"

J. Am. Chem. Soc, 140, 8788-8796 (2018). [Link


M. Häring, A. Abramov, K. Okumura, I. Ghosh, B. König, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka, and D. D. Díaz

"Air-sensitive Photoredox Catalysis Performed under Aerobic Conditions in Gel Networks"

J. Org. Chem. 83, 7928-7938 (2018). [Link


T. Ogawa, N. Yanai, S. Fujiwara, T.-Q. T. Nguyen, and N. Kimizuka 

"Aggregation-Free Sensitizer Dispersion in Rigid Ionic Crystals for Efficient Solid-State Photon Upconversion and Demonstration of Defect Effects"

J. Mater. Chem. C , 6, 5609-5615 (2018). [Link


M. Hosoyamada, N. Yanai, K. Okumura, T. Uchihashi, and  N. Kimizuka

"Translating MOF chemistry into supramolecular chemistry: soluble coordination nanofibers showing efficient photon upconversion"

Chem. Commun. 54, 6828-6831 (2018). [Link

(Part of Themed Collection "2018 Emerging Investigators")


S. Amemori, R. K. Gupta, M. L. Böhm, J. Xiao, U. Huynh, T. Oyama, K. Kaneko, A. Rao, N. Yanai, and N. Kimizuka

"Hybridizing semiconductor nanocrystals with metal-organic frameworks for visible and near-infrared photon upconversion"

Dalton Trans. 47, 8590-8594 (2018). [Link

(Part of Themed Issue "Metal Complexes and Nanoparticles for Energy Upconversion")


K. Mase, Y. Sasaki, Y. Sagara, N. Tamaoki, C. Weder, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

"Stimuli-Responsive Dual-color Photon Upconversion: an S-T absorption sensitizer in a soft luminescent cyclophane"

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 57, 2806-2810 (2018). [Link


D. Kichise, K. Mase, S. Fujikawa, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

"Specific Uniaxial Self-assembly of Columnar Perylene Liquid Crystals in Au Nnofin Arrays"

Chem. Lett. 47, 354-357 (2018).  [Link


H. Nagatomi, N. Yanai, T. Yamada, K. Shiraishi, N. Kimizuka

"Synthesis and Electric Properties of a Two-Dimensional Metal-Organic Framework based on Phthalocyanine"

Chem.-Eur. J. 24, 1806-1810 (2018). [Link


A. Monguzzi, M. Ballabio, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka, D. Fazzi, M. Campione, F. Meinardi

"Highly Fluorescent Metal-Organic-Framework Nanocomposites for Photonic Applications"

Nano Lett. 18, 528-534 (2018). [Link


M. Matsuki, T. Yamada, N. Yasuda, S. Dekura, H. Kitagawa, N. Kimizuka

"Nonpolar-to-Polar Phase Transition of a Chiral Ionic Plastic Crystal and Switch of the Rotation Symmetry"

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 140, 291-297 (2018). [Link]


S. Hisamitsu, N. Yanai, H. Kouno, E. Magome, M. Matsuki, T. Yamada, A. Monguzzi, N. Kimizuka

"Two-dimensional structural ordering in a chromophoric ionic liquid for triplet energy migration-based photon upconversion"

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 20, 3233-3240 (2018). [Link]


H. Nagatomi, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

"Reentrant Gel-Sol-Gel Transition of a Lipophilic Co(II) Coordination Polymer"

Chem. Lett., 47, 97-99 (2018). [Link] Open Access!


T. Ogawa, N. Yanai, H. Kouno, N. Kimizuka

"Kinetically controlled crystal growth approach to enhance triplet energy migration-based photon upconversion"

J. Photon. Energy, 8, 022003 (2017). [LinkOpen Access!


N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

"New Triplet Sensitization Routes for Photon Upconversion: Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence Molecules, Inorganic Nanocrystals, and Singlet-to-Triplet Absorption"
Acc. Chem. Res., 50, 2487-2495 (2017). [Link]


K. Okumura, M. Matsuki, T. Yamada, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

"Sensitizer-Free Photon Upconversion in Single-Component Brominated Aromatic Crystals"

ChemistrySelect, 2, 7597-7601 (2017). [Link]


K. Mase, K. Okumura, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka
"Triplet Sensitization by Perovskite Nanocrystals for Photon Upconversion"

Chem. Commun., DOI: 10.1039/C7CC03087H  (2017). [Link]


Y. Sasaki, S. Amemori, H. Kouno, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka
"Near infrared-to-blue photon upconversion by exploiting direct S-T absorption of a molecular sensitizer"

J. Mater. Chem. C, 5, 5063-5067 (2017). [Link]


K. Ishiba, T. Noguchi, H. Iguchi, M.-a. Morikawa, K. Kaneko, N. Kimizuka
"Photoresponsive Nanosheets of Polyoxometalates Formed by Controlled Self-Assembly Pathways"

Angew. Chem. Int.. Ed., 56, 2974-2978 (2017). [Link]


T. Yamada, Y. Kubo, N. Kimizuka
"Introduction of Thiourea into Metal-Organic Frameworks by Immersion Technique and Their Phase Transition Characteristics"

Chem. Lett., 46, 1, 115-117 (2017). [Link]


K. Ishiba, D. Kichise, H. Iguchi, M.-a. Morikawa, N. Kimizuka
"Self-assembly of Oligo(ethylene oxide)-linked Diammonium Ions with Polyoxometalates into Ordered Polyhedron Nanocrystals in Aqueous Media"

Chem. Lett., DOI: 10.1246/cl.161124 (2017). [Link]

P. Duan, D. Asthana, T. Nakashima, T. Kawai, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka
"All-or-None Switching of Photon Upconversion in Self-Assembled Organogel Systems"
Faraday Discussions, DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00170J (2017). [Link]


N. Kimizuka, N. Yanai, M.-a. Morikawa

"Photon Upconversion and Molecular Solar Energy Storage by Maximizing the Potential of Molecular Self-Assembly"

Langmuir, 32,12304–12322 (2016). [Link]


J. Liu, M.-a. Morikawa, H. Lei, K. Ishiba, N. Kimizuka

"Hierarchical Self-Assembly of Luminescent Tartrate-Bridged Chiral Binuclear Tb(III) Complexes in Ethanol"

Langmuir, 32, 10597–10603 (2016). [Link]

J. K.-H. Hui, H. Kishida, K. Ishiba, K. Takemasu, M.-a. Morikawa, N. Kimizuka
"Ferroelectric Coordination Polymers Self-Assembled from Mesogenic Zinc(II) Porphyrin and Dipolar Bridging Ligands"
Chem.-Eur. J., DOI: 10.1002/chem.201602175 (2016). [Link]


H. Znou, T. Yamada, N. Kimizuka
"Supramolecular Thermo-Electrochemical Cells: Enhanced Thermoelectric Performance by Host–Guest Complexation and Salt-Induced Crystallization"
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138, 10502-10507 (2016). [Link]


S. Amemori, Y. Sasaki, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

"Near Infrared-to-Visible Photon Upconversion Sensitized by a Metal Complex with Spin-Forbidden yet Strong S0-T1 Absorption"
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138, 8702-8705 (2016). [Link]


N. Yanai, M. Kozue, S. Amemori, R. Kabe, C. Adachi, N. Kimizuka
"Increased Vis-to-UV upconversion performance by energy level matching between a TADF donor and high triplet energy acceptors"
J. Mater. Chem. C., 4, 6447-6451 (2016). [Link] [Journal cover]


K. Okumura, K. Mase, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

"Employing Core-Shell Quantum Dots as Triplet Sensitizer for Photon Upconversion"
Chem.-Eur. J., 22, 7721-7726 (2016). [Link]


M. Kouno, T. Ogawa, S. Amemori, P. Mahato,  N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka
"Triplet energy migration-based photon upconversion by amphiphilic molecular assemblies in aerated water"
Chem. Sci., 7, 5224-5229 (2016). [Link]


N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka
"Recent emergence of photon upconversion based on triplet energy migration in molecular assemblies"
Chem. Commun., DOI: 10.1039/C6CC00089D (2016). [Link]


M. Hosoyamada, N. Yanai, T. Ogawa, N. Kimizuka
"Molecularly Dispersed Donors in Acceptor Molecular Crystals for Photon Upconversion under Low Excitation Intensity"
Chem.-Eur. J., 22, 2060-2067 (2016). [Link]



S. Hisamitsu, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka
"Photon-Upconverting Ionic Liquids: Effective Triplet Energy Migration in Contiguous Ionic Chromophore Arrays"
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 54, 11550-11554 (2015)[Link]


S. Amemori, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

"Metallonaphthalocyanines as Triplet Sensitizers for Near-Infrared Photon Upconversion beyond 850 nm"

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 17(35) 22557-22560 (2015 )[Link]


T. Ogawa, N. Yanai, A. Monguzzi, N. Kimizuka
“Highly Efficient Photon Upconversion in Self-Assembled Light-Harvesting Molecular Systems”
Scientific Reports, 5, 2015 [Link]


P. Duan, N. Yanai, Y. Kurashige, N. Kimizuka
"Aggregation-Induced Photon Upconversion through Control of the Triplet Energy Landscapes of the

Solution and Solid States"
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., pp.7544–7549 (2015) [Link]


S.Hisamitsu, N.Yanai, S.Fujikawa, N.Kimizuka

"Photoinduced Crystallization in Ionic Liquids: Photodimerization–induced Equilibrium Shift and Crystal Patterning"

Chem Lett, 44, 7, pp.908-910 (2015)[Link]


P. Duan, N. Yanai, H. Nagatomi, N. Kimizuka
"Photon Upconversion in Supramolecular Gel Matrixes: Spontaneous Accumulation of Light-Harvesting Donor–Acceptor Arrays in Nanofibers and Acquired Air Stability"
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 137, 1887–1894(2015)[Link]


K. Ishiba, M-a. Morikawa, C. Chikara, T. Yamada, K. Iwase, M. Kawakita, N. Kimizuka
"Photoliquefiable Ionic Crystals: A Phase Crossover Approach for Photon Energy Storage Materials with Functional Multiplicity"
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 54, 1532–1536(2015)[Link]




T. Soejima, Y. Amako, S. Ito, N. Kimizuka
"Light-Reducible Dissipative Nanostructures Formed at the Solid–Liquid Interface"
Langmuir, 30, 47, 14219–14225(2014)[Link]


K. Masutani, M-a. Morikawa, N. Kimizuka

"A Liquid Azobenzene as Solvent-Free Solar Thermal Fuel "
Chem. Commun., 50, 15803-15806, 2014[Link]


P. Duan, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka
"A bis-cyclometalated iridium complex as a benchmark sensitizer for efficient visible-to-UV photon upconversion"
Chem. Commun., 50, 86, 13111-13113 (2014)[Link]


R. Tanoue, R. Higuchi, K. Ikebe, S. Uemura, N. Kimizuka, A. Z. Stieg, J. Gimzewski, M. Kunitake

"Thermodynamic Self-Assembly of Two-Dimensional π-Conjugated Metal–Porphyrin Covalent Organic Frameworks by “On-Site” Equilibrium Polymerization"

J. Nanosci. Nanotech., 14, 3, 2211-2216(2014)[Link].


T. Noguchi, N. Kimizuka

"Spectroscopic readout of polyoxometalates' molecular information via self-assembly"

Chem. Commun., 50, 5, 599-601(2014)[Link].


T. Yamada, Y. Minami, N. Kimizuka

"Coordination Lamellar Nanofibers Consisting of N-(2-Hydroxy-n-dodecyl)-Substituted Amino Acid and Divalent Copper Cation"

Chem. Lett., 43, 7, pp.1031-1033(2014)[Link]


R. Tanoue, R.Higuchi, K.Ikebe, S.Uemura, N.Kimizuka, A-Z.Stieg, J-K.Gimzewski and M.Kunitake
"Positional selectivity of reversible azomethine condensation reactions at solid/liquid interfaces leading to supramolecule formation"
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 716, pp. 145-149(2014)[Link]


T. S. Kang, K. Ishiba, M-a. Morikawa, and N. Kimizuka
"Self-Assembly of Azobenzene Bilayer Membranes in Binary Ionic Liquid–Water Nanostructured Media"
Langmuir,  30 (9), pp 2376–2384(2014)[Link]



R. Tanoue, R. Higuchi, K. Ikebe, S. Uemura, N. Kimizuka, A. Stieg, J. Gimzewski, M. Kunitake
"Thermodynamic Self-Assembly of Two-Dimensional π-Conjugated Metal-Porphyrin Covalent Organic Frameworks by “On-Site” Equilibrium Polymerization"
J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 14(3), pp.2211-2216(6)[Link]


M. Sindoro, N. Yanai, A-Y. Jee, and S. Granick
"Colloidal-Sized Metal–Organic Frameworks: Synthesis and Applications"
Acc. Chem. Res., 47 (2), pp 459–469(2014)
(Publication Date (Web): December 12, 2013)[Link]


P. Duan, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka
“Photon Upconverting Liquids: Matrix-Free Molecular Upcon-version Systems Functioning in Air”,

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135, pp. 19056–19059(2013)[Link]


T. Noguchi, N. Kimizuka
"Spectroscopic Readout of Polyoxometalates' Molecular Information via Self-Assembly
Chem. Commun., 50, pp599-601(2014)[Link]


M-a. Morikawa, S. Tsunofuri, N. Kimizuka
 "Controlled Self-Assembly and Luminescence Characteristics of Eu(III) Complexes in

Binary Aqueous/Organic Media", Langmuir, 29 (42), pp 12930–12935 (2013)[Link]


A. Shundo , K. Hori , T. Ikeda , N. Kimizuka, K. Tanaka
 "Design of a Dynamic Polymer Interface for Chiral Discrimination"
J. Am. Chem. Soc, 135 (28) pp. 10282-10285 (2013)[Link]


M-a. Morikawa, R.Nii, N. Kimizuka
 "Redox-Active Microcapsules of Cytochrome c Formed at the Ionic Liquid-Water Interface"
Chem. Lett 42, 8, pp.788-790 (2013)[Link]


M.-a. Morikawa, K. Murata, K. Yamada, N. Kimizuka

"Controlled Formation of Microspheres from Ferrocene-Derivatized Amino Acids in Binary Aqueous-Organic Media"

Chem. Lett., 42, pp.501-503 (2013)[Link]



R. Tanoue, R. Higuchi, K. Ikebe, S. Uemura, N. Kimizuka, A. Z. Stieg, J. K. Gimzewski, M. Kunitake

"In Situ STM Investigation of Aromatic Poly(azomethine) Arrays Constructed by "On-Site" Equilibrium Polymerization"

Langmuir, 28, pp.13844-13851(2012)[Link]


T. Singh, P. Bharmoria, M.-a. Morikawa, N. Kimizuka, A. Kumar

"Ionic Liquids Induced Structural Changes of Bovine Serum Albumin in Aqueous Media: A Detailed Physicochemical and Spectroscopic Study"

J. Phys. Chem. B, 116, pp.11924-11935(2012)[Link]


M.-a. Morikawa, A. Takano, S. Tao, N. Kimizuka

"Biopolymer-Encapsulated Protein Microcapsules Spontaneously Formed at the Ionic Liquid-Water Interface"

Biomacromolecules, 13, pp.4075-4080(2012)[Link]


M.-a. Morikawa, N. Kimizuka

"Self-assembly of adaptive molecules: aiming to the conversion of advanced molecular information"

Kagaku (Kyoto, Jpn.), 67, pp.70-71(2012)[Link]


M.-a. Morikawa, N. Kimizuka

"Converting molecular information of redox coenzymes via self-assembly"

Chem. Commun., 48, pp.11106-11108(2012)[Link]


K. Kuroiwa, M. Yoshida, S. Masaoka, K. Kaneko, K. Sakai, N. Kimizuka

"Self-Assembly of Tubular Microstructures from Mixed-Valence Metal Complexes and Their Reversible Transformation by External Stimuli"

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 51, pp.656-659(2012)[Link]


S.Yoshimoto, K.Sakata, R.Kuwahara, K.Kuroiwa, N.Kimizuka, M.Kunitake

"Electrochemically-Controlled 2D Assembly of Paddle-wheel Diruthenium Complexes on the Au(111) Surface and Identification of their Redox States"

J. Phys. Chem. C, 116 (33), pp.17729–17733(2012)[Link]


T. Nakashima, N. Kimizuka
"Controlled self-assembly of amphiphiles in ionic liquids and the formation of ionogels by molecular tuning of cohesive energies"
Polym. J., 44, pp.665-671 (2012)[Link]


R.Higuchi, M. Kunitake, R.Tanoue, N.Enoki, Y.Miyasato, K.Sakaguchi, S.Uemura and N.Kimizuka

"Chemical Liquid Deposition of Aromatic Poly(azomethine)s by Spontaneous On-Site Polycondensation in Aqueous Solution"

Chem. Commnun., 48 (25), pp.3103-3105(2012)[Link]


T. Soejima, R-H.Jin, Y.Terayama, A.Takahara, T.Shiraishi, S.Ito, and N.Kimizuka

"Synthesis of TiO2 Nanocoral Structures in Ever-Changing Aqueous Reaction Systems"
Langmuir, 28 (5), pp.2637–2642(2012)[Link]


R.Kuwahara, S.Fujikawa, K.Kuroiwa and N. Kimizuka

"Controlled Polymerization and Self-Assembly of Halogen-Bridged Diruthenium Complexes in Organic Media and Their Dielectrophoretic Alignment"

J. Am. Chem. Soc., Vol.134, No.2, pp.1192-1199(2012)[Link]



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J. Liu, M-a. Morikawa, and N. Kimizuka

"Conversion of Molecular Information by Luminescent Nanointerface Self-Assembled from Amphiphilic Tb(III) Complexes"

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133 (43), 17370-17374 (2011).


K. Matsuura, K. Murasato, and N. Kimizuka

"Syntheses and Self-assembling Behaviors of Pentagonal Conjugates of Tryptophane Zipper-Forming Peptide"

Int. J. Mol. Sci., 12(8), 5187-5199 (2011) [Link]

Special Issue: Molecular Self-assembly 2011


K. Matsuura, K. Tochio, K. Watanabe, and N. Kimizuka,

"Controlled Release of Guest Molecules from Spherical Assembly of Trigonal Glutathione by Disulfide Recombination"

Chem. Lett., 40(7), 711–713 (2011) [Link]


N. Kimizuka and T. Nakashima
"Molecular Self-Assembly in Ionic Liquids"
Electrochemical aspects of ionic liqiuds-second edition, WILEY, 169-182 (2011)

M. Toganoh, T. Takayama, N. Ritesh, N. Kimizuka and H. Furuta
"Synthesis and Properties of Acetylene-Bridged N-Confused Porphyrin Dimers"
Chem. Lett., 40, 1021-1023 (2011)[Link]


T. Noguchi, C. Chikara, K. Kuroiwa, K. Kaneko, N. Kimizuka
"Controlled Morphology and Photoreduction Characteristics of Polyoxometalate(POM)/Lipid Complexes and the Effect of Hydrogen Bonding at Molecular Interfaces"
Chem. Commun. 47, 6455-6457 (2011) [Link]


T. Nakashima, N. Kimizuka

"Water/Ionic Liquid Interfaces as Fluid Scaffolds for Two-Dimensional Self-Assembly of Charged Nanospheres"

Langmuir, 27 (4), 1281–1285(2011)[Link


K. Matsuura, H. Hayashi, K. Murasato, and N. Kimizuka

"Trigonal Tryptophane-Zipper as a Novel Building Block for pH-Responding Peptide Nano-assemblies"

Chem. Commun., 47 (1), 265-267 (2011) [Link]

Emerging Investigators Issue


T. Nakanishi, M. Naito, Y. Takeoka, K. Matsuura

Versatile Self-Assembled Hybrid Systems with Exotic Structures and Unique Functions

Curr. Opin. Colloid Interface Sci., 16, 482–490 (2011) [Link]

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K. Matsuura, H. Hayashi, K. Murasato, and N. Kimizuka

"Trigonal Tryptophane-Zipper as a Novel Building Block for pH-Responding Peptide Nano-assemblies"

Chem. Commun., 47, 265-267 (2011)[Link]


K. Matsuura, K. Watanabe, T. Matsuzaki, K. Sakurai, N. Kimizuka
"Self-Assembled Synthetic Viral Capsids from a 24-mer Viral Peptide Fragment"
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 49, 9662-6995 (2010)[Link]


K. Matsuura, K. Fujino, T. Teramoto, K. Murasato, and N. Kimizuka

"Glutathione Nanospheres: Self-assembly of Conformation-regulated Trigonal-glutathiones in Water"

Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 83, 880-886 (2010)[Link]

(Selected Paper)


C. Aimé, R. Nishiyabu, R. Gondo, and Kimizuka
"Switching On Luminescence in Nucleotide/Lanthanide Coordination Nanoparticles via Synergistic Interactions with a Cofactor Ligand"
Chemistry-A European Journal, 16, 3604-3607 (2010)


H. Shimakoshi, M. Abiru, K. Kuroiwa, N. Kimizuka, M. Watanabe, and Y. Hisaeda,

"Preparation and Reactivity of Vitamin B12TiO2 Hybrid Catalyst Immobilized on a Glass Plate",

Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 83, 170-172 (2010)


R. Kuwahara, K. Kuroiwa, and N. Kimizuka
"Synthesis of Lipophilic Gold Nanosheets by Using Reducing Stabilizers and Their Reversible Transformation between Golden Solid "
Chem. Lett., 39, 226-227 (2010)


K. Kuroiwa, H. Kikuchi, and N. Kimizuka
"Spin crossover characteristic of nanofibrous FeII-1,2,4-triazole complexes in liquid crystals"
Chem. Commun., 46, 1229-1231 (2010)


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R.Nishiyabu, C. Aimé, R. Gondo, T Noguchi, and N. Kimizuka

"Confining Molecules within Aqueous Coordination Nanoparticles by Adaptive Molecular Self-Assembly"

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (2009) Early View [Link]


T. Soejima, and N. Kimizuka

"One-Pot Room Temperature Synthesis of Single-Crystalline Gold Nanocorolla in Water"

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131, 14407–14412 (2009) [Link]


T. Soejima, T. Hasegawa, M-a. Morikawa, and N. Kimizuka

"Photoinduced Outgrowth of Gold Nanotadpoles in Aqueous Bilayer Dispersions",

Chem. Lett., 38, 688-689 (2009) [Link


T. Soejima, M-a. Morikawa, and N. Kimizuka

"Holey Gold Nanowires Formed by Photoconversion of Dissipative Nanostructures Emerged at the Aqueous–Organic Interface",

small, 5, 2043-2047 (2009) [Link


K. Matsuura, H. Matsuyama, T. Fukuda, T. Teramoto, K. Watanabe, K. Murasato, and N. Kimizuka

"Spontaneous Self-assembly of Nano-spheres from Trigonal Conjugate of Glutathione in Water",

Soft Matter, 5, No.12 (Emerging Investigator Issue), 2463-2470 (2009) [Link


K. Matsuura, K. Masumoto, Y. Igami, K. Kim, and N. Kimizuka
"CTAB-induced Morphological Transition of DNA Micro-Assembly from Filled Spheres to Hollow Capsules",
Molecular BioSystems, 5, No.9 (Emerging Investigators Issue), 921 - 923 (2009) [Link


Kazunori Matsuura,
"Biomolecular Nanoassembly: Nanostructures from Nucleic Acids, Peptides, and Carbohydrates",
in "BOTTOM-UP NANOFABRICATION: Supramolecules, Self-Assemblies, and Organized Films", Ed. by Katsuhiko Ariga, American Scientific Publishers, Volume 3 (Self-Assemblies-I), Chapter 4, pp. 99-117 (2009)


Ryuhei Nishiyabu, Nozomi Hashimoto, Ten Cho, Kazuto Watanabe, Takefumi Yasunaga,
Ayataka Endo, Kenji Kaneko, Takuro Niidome, Masaharu Murata, Chihaya Adachi,
Yoshiki Katayama, Makoto Hashizume, Nobuo Kimizuka
"Nanoparticles of Adaptive Supramolecular Networks Self-Assembled from Nucleotides and Lanthanide Ions"
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131, 2151–2158 (2009)


Kazuki Yamada, Yuki Okazaki, Tomohiko Inomata, Keita Kuroiwa, Nobuo Kimizuka, Tomohiro Ozawa, Yasuhiro Funahashi, and Hideki Masuda,
"Nano-Film Structures Constructed by Self-Assembly of Co(III) Biuretato Complexes and Long Alkyl Imidazolium Cations",
Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 9, 307–312 (2009)

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T. Shiraki, M-a. Morikawa, N. Kimizuka
"Amplification of Molecular Information through Self-assembly Nanofibers Formed from Amino Acids and Cyanine Dyes by Extended Molecular Pairing"
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 47,106-108 (2008)


K. Kuroiwa, N. Kimizuka
"Coordination Structure Changes of Linear CoII Triazole Complexes Induced by Binding of Long-Chained Alcohols. Adaptive Molecular Clefts"
Chem Lett, 37, 192-193 (2008)


K. Murasato, K. Matsuura, N. Kimizuka
"Self-Assembly of Nanofiber with Uniform Width from Wheel-type Trigonal-beta-sheet forming Peptide"
Biomacromolecules, 9, 913-918 (2008).


T. Shiraki, M-a. Morikawa, N. Kimizuka
"Morphological Transformation of Ultrathin Gold Nanosheets to Rounded Nanotapes in the Photomediated Reduction Process"
Chem Lett, 37, 352-353 (2008)


H. Matsukizono, K. Kuroiwa, N. Kimizuka
"Self-assmbly-directed Spin Conversion of Iron(II) 1,2,4-Triazole Complexes in Solution and Their Effect on Photorelaxation Processes of
Fluorescent Counter Ions"
Chem. Lett., 37, 446-447 (2008)


H. Matsukizono, K. Kuroiwa, N. Kimizuka
"Lipid-Packaged Linear Iron(II) Trizaole Complexes in Solution: Controlled Spin Conversion via Solvophobic Self-Assembly"
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 130, 5622 (2008)


C. Aimé, R. Nishiyabu, R. Gondo, K. Kaneko N. Kimizuka
"Controlled Self-assembly of Nucleotide–Lanthanide Complexes: Specific Formation of Nanofibers from Dimeric Guanine Nucleotides"
Chem. Commun, 6534-6536 (2008)


Nobuo Kimizuka
"Self-Assembly of Supramolecular Nanofibers"
Adv. Polym. Sci. 219, 1-26 (2008)


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Kwonil Kim, Kazunori Matsuura, and Nobuo Kimizuka
Binding of Lectins to DNA Micro-assemblies: Modification of Nucleo-cages with Lactose-Conjugated Psoralen
Bioorg. Med. Chem., 15, 4311-4317, (2007).


Kazunori Matsuura, Kouzo Masumoto, Yuuko Igami, Tatsuro Fujioka, and Nobuo Kimizuka
In Situ Observation of Spherical DNA Assembly in Water and the Controlled Release of Bound Dyes
Biomacromolecules, 8, 2726-2732 (2007).

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Keita Kuroiwa, Noriko Oda, Nobuo Kimizuka
Supramolecular solvatochromism. Effect of solvents on the self-assembly and charge transfer absorption characteristics of lipid-packaged, linear mixed valence platinum complexes
Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, 7, 629-634, (2006).


H. Takahashi, Y. Niidome, H. Hisanabe, K. Kuroiwa, N. Kimizuka, S. Yamada
Spatio-selective Surface Modification of Glass Assisted by Laser-induced Deposition of Gold Nanoparticle
Thin Solid Films, 515, 1618-1622, (2006).


Kazunori Matsuura, Kazuya Murasato, Aiko Kawaharada, and Nobuo Kimizuka
Trigonal β -Sheet-Forming Peptides as Building Block of Nanostructures
Peptide Science, 371, (2006).


Keita Kuroiwa, Tomoko Shibata, Sono Sasaki, Masaaki Ohba, Atsushi Takahara, Toyoki Kunitake, Nobuo Kimizuka
Supramolecular Control of Spin Crossover Phenomena in Lipophilic Fe(II) 1,2,4-Triazole Complexes.
Journal of Polymer Science Part A, Polymer Chemisty, 44, 5192-5202 (2006).


Shoko Kume, Keita Kuroiwa, Nobuo Kimizuka
Photo-Responsive Molecular Wires of Fe(II) Triazole Complexes in Organic Media and Light-induced Morphological Transformations
Chem. Commun, 2442-2444 (2006).


Kwonil Kim, Kouzou Masumoto, Kazunori Matsuura, Nobuo Kimizuka
In Situ Observation of Spherical DNA Assembly "Nucleo-cages" in Water and Their Stabilization by Photo-Crosslinking.
Chem. Lett., 35, 486-487 (2006).

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M-A. Morikawa, M. Yoshihara, T. Endo and N. Kimizuka
α-Helical Polypeptide Microcapsules Formed by Emulsion-Templated Self-Assembly
Chemistry-European Journal, 11, 1574-1578 (2005).


M.-A. Morikawa, M. Yoshihara, T. Endo and N. Kimizuka
ATP as Building Blocks for the Self-Assembly of Excitonic Nanowires
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 1358 - 1359 (2005).


K. Yasui and N. Kimizuka
Self-Assembled Nanowires of Lipid-Packaged Halogen-Bridged Platinum Complexes Formed by One-pot Oxidation of Pt(en)2 complexes by Au(III) ions.
Chem. Lett., 34, 248-249 (2005).


K. Yasui and N. Kimizuka
Enzymatic Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles Wrapped by Glucose Oxidase
Chem. Lett., 34, 416-417 (2005)


Y. Yamada, K. Matsuura, K. Kobayashi
Cooperative Lectin Recognition of Periodical Glycoclusters along DNA Duplexes:Alternate Hybridization and Full Hybridization
Bioorganic Medicinal Chemistry, 13, 1913-1922 (2005)


K. Matsuura, K. Hayashi, K. Kobayashi
On-off Switching of Gene Expression Regulated with Carbohydrate-Lectin interaction
Biomacromolecules, 6, 2533-2540 (2005)


T. Nakashima, N. Kimizuka
Molecular Self-Assembly in Ionic Liquids
In Electrochemical Aspects of Ionic Liquids, Chapt.11, pp.143-156. Ed. by H. Ohno (2005) Wiley Interscience, Hoboken, New Jersey.


N. Kimizuka
Soluble Amphiphilic Nanostructures and Potential Applications
In Supramolecular Polymers, 2nd ed, Ed by A. Ciferri. Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, Chapter 13, 481-507 (2005)


M. Isayama, K. Nomiyama, T. Yamaguchi, N. Kimizuka
Templated Synthesis of Mesoscopic Tube Silicates Using Aqueous Mixtures of Naphthalenediol and Ammonium Surfactants
Chem. Lett., 34, 462-463 (2005)


Kazunori Matsuura, Kazuya Murasato, Nobuo Kimizuka
Artificial Peptide-Nanospheres Self-Assembled from Three-Way Junctions of -Sheet-Forming Peptides
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 10148-10149 (2005)


Tetsuro Soejima, Nobuo Kimizuka
Ultrathin Gold Nanosheets Formed by Photoreduction at the Ionic Liquid/Water Interface
Chem. Lett., 34, 1234-1235 (2005)


Masa-aki Morikawa, Nobuo Kimizuka
Spatially Controlled Self-Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles Encased in α -helical polypeptide nanospheres.
Chem. Commun., 2005, 4866-4868.


Tetsu Yonezawa, Shin-ya Onoue, Nobuo Kimizuka
Adsorption-induced Self-fusion of Cationic Gold Nanopaticles on Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV)
Chem. Lett., 34, 1498-1499 (2005).

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K. Kuroiwa, T. Shibata, A. Takada, N. Nemoto, N. Kimizuka
Heat-Set Gel-like Networks of Linear Co(II) Triazole Complexes in Organic Media and their Thermochromic Structural Transitions
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126, 2016-2021 (2004).


H. Shimakoshi, M. Tokunaga, K. Kuroiwa, N. Kimizuka, Y. Hisaeda
Preparation and electrochemical behavior of hydrophobic vitamin B12 covalently immobilized onto platinum electrode
Chem. Commun, 1, 50-51 (2004).

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T. Nakashima and N. Kimizuka
Interfacial Synthesis of Hollow TiO2 Microspheres in Ionic Liquids
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 125, No. 21, 6386-6387 (2003).


N. Kimizuka
Self-assembly in mesoscopic dimension and artificial supramolecular membranes
Curr. Opin. Chem. Biol., Vol 7/6, 702-709 (2003).


T. Yonezawa, H. Matsune and N. Kimizuka
Formation of Isolated Spherical Three-dimensional Nanoparticle Assembly as Stable Submicron-sized Units by Using an Inorganic Wrapping Technique
Adv. Mater., 15, No.6, 499-503 (2003).


N. Kimizuka, Y. Hatanaka and T. Kunitake
Supramolecular Assemblies Consisting of Naphthalene-containing Anionic Amphiphiles and One-dimensional Halogen-Bridged Platinum Complexes
Advanced Macromolecular and Supramolecular Materials and Processes, Ed. by K. Geckeler, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 109-114 (2003)


K. Matsuura, T. Yamashita, Y. Igami and N. Kimizuka
“‘Nucleo-nanocages’: designed ternary oligodeoxyribonucleotides spontaneously form nanosized DNA cages”
Chem. Commun., 376-377 (2003)


K. Matsuura, K. Hayashi, and N. Kimizuka
“Lectin-mediated Supramolecular Junctions of Galactose-derivatized Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes”
Chem. Lett. 212-213 (2003)


N. Kimizuka, Y. Hatanaka, and T. Kunitake
“Supramolecular Assemblies Consisting of Naphthalene-containing Anionic Amphiphiles and One-dimensional Halogen-bridged Platinum Complexes”
Advanced Macromolecular and Supramolecular Materials and Processes, Edited by K. Geckeler, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 109-114 (2003)

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Kuroiwa K, Harada T, Hatanaka Y, Yasui K, Kimizuka N
”Supramolecular nanostructures formed from dicationic azobenzene compounds and perfluorinated dicarboxylic acids"
KOBUNSHI RONBUNSHU ,59 (12): 772-777 2002

C.-S.Lee, Y. Hatanaka and N. Kimizuka
“Effect of Lipid-packaging on the Charge Transfer Characteristics of One-dimensional, Mixed-valence Platinum Complexes”
Int.J.Nanoscience, 1,No5-6,391-395 (2002)


C.-S.Lee and N. Kimizuka
“Pillared honeycomb nano-architectures formed on solid surfaces by the self-assembly of lipid-packaged one-dimensional Pt complexes”
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci,99,No.8,4922-4926 (2002)


N. Kimizuka
“Future Aspects of Supramolecular Architectures - Supramolecular Architectures toward Biological Applications-”
Chapt.18, pp.373-396 in Supramolecular Design for Biological Applications, Ed by N. Yui, CRC Press, New York, 2002


T. Yonezawa, S. Onoue, and N. Kimizuka
“Formation of Nanoparticle Arrays at the Interlayer of Aqueous Phosphate Bilayers”
Chem. Lett. 528-529 (2002)


T. Nakashima and N. Kimizuka
“Light-Harvesting Supramolecular Hydrogels Assembled from Short-Legged Cationic L-Glutamate Derivatives and Anionic Fluorophores”
Adv. Mater., 14, 1113-1116 (2002)


T. Nakashima and N. Kimizuka
”Vesicles in Salt: Formation of Bilayer Membranes from Dialkyldimethylammonium Bromides in Ether-containing Ionic Liquids”
Chem. Lett. 1018-1019 (2002)


T. Yonezawa, S. Onoue, and N. Kimizuka
“Metal Coating of DNA Molecules by Cationic, Metastable Gold Nanoparticles”
Chem. Lett. 1172-1173 (2002)


Lee Chang-Soo and N. Kimizuka
“Solvatochromic Nanowires Self-assembled from Cationic, Chloro-bridged Linear Platinum Complexes and Anionic Amphiphiles”
Chem. Lett. 1252-1253 (2002)


M. Morikawa, N. Kimizuka, M. Yoshihara and T. Endo
“New Colorimetric Detection of Glucose by Means of Electron-Accepting Indicators: Ligand Substitution of [Fe(acac)3-n(phen)n]n+Complexes Triggered by Electron Transfer from Glucose Oxidase”
Chem. Eur. J., 8, No.24, 5580-5584 (2002)

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N. Kimizuka and T. Nakashima
“Spontaneous self-assembly of glycolipid bilayer membranes in sugar-philic ionic liquids and formation of ionogels”
Langmuir, 17, 6759-6761 (2001) (On Web; 06 October)


A. Ikeda, K. Sonoda, M. Ayabe, S. Tamaru, T. Nakashima, N. Kimizuka and S. Shinkai
“Gelation of Ionic Liquids with a Low Molecular-Weight Gelator Showing Tgel above 100℃”
Chem. Lett. No.11. 1154-1155 (2001)         (November)


T. Yonezawa, K. Imamura and N. Kimizuka
“Direct Preparation and Size Control of Palladium Nanoparticle Hydrosols by Water-Soluble Isocyanide Ligands”
Langmuir, 17, 4701-4703 (2001)


T. Kawasaki, M. Tokuhiro, N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake
“Hierarchical Self-Assembly of Chiral Complementary Hydrogen Bond Networks in Water. Reconstitution of Supramolecular Membranes”
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 123, 6792-6800 (2001)


T. Yonezawa, S. Onoue and N. Kimizuka
“Formation of Uniform Fluorinated Gold Nanoparticles and Their Highly Ordered Hexagonal Packing Monolayer”
Langmuir. 17, No.8, 2291-2293 (2001)


T. Yonezawa, S. Onoue and N. Kimizuka
“Self-Organized Superstructures of Fluorocarbon-Stabilized Silver Nanoparticles”
Adv .Mater. 13, No. 2, 140-142(2001)


T. Yonezawa, K. Yasui and N. Kimizuka
“Controlled Formation of Smaller Gold Nanoparticles by the Use of Four-Chained Disulfide Stabilizer”
Langmuir. 17, No.2, 271-273 (2001)


N. Kimizuka, A. Baba and T. Kunitake
“Supramolecular Holoenzymes. Activity Modulation of Endonuclease by the Use of Synthetic Bilayer Membranes as Regulatory Cofactors”
J. Am. Chem. Soc.,123, No.8, 1764-1765 (2001)


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N. Kimizuka
“Towards Self-Assembling Inorganic Molecular Wires”
Adv. Mater., 12, 1461-1463 (2000)


N. Kimizuka, K. Yamada and T. Kunitake
“Organization of One-dimensional Mixed-Valence Platinum Complexes at the Air-Water Interface and in Langmuir-Blodgett Films”
Mol.Cryst.Liq.Cryst. 342, 103-110 (2000)


T. Yonezawa, S. Onoue and N. Kimizuka
“Preparation of Highly Positively Charged Silver Nanoballs and Their Stability”
Langmuir, 16, 5218-5220(2000)


N. Kimizuka, N. Oda and T. Kunitake
“Self-Assembling Molecular Wires of Halogen-Bridged Platinum Complexes in Organic Media. Mesoscopic Supramolecular Assemblies Consisting of a Mixed Valent Pt(II)/Pt(IV) Complex and Anionic Amphiphiles.”
Inorg.Chem., 39, 2684-2689(2000)


N. Kimizuka, H. Ohira, K. Hattori and T. Kunitake
“Morphological Transcription of Monolayer Domains to Aggregates. Specific Adsorption of Cyanine Dyes to Pre-compressed Chiral Monolayers”
Colloid and Surfaces, 171, 265-274 (2000)


N. Kimizuka, S. H. Lee and T. Kunitake
“Molecular Dispersion of Hetero-Metallic Mixed Valence Chains of [M(en)2][MCl2(en)2] (M: Pt, Pd, Ni) and Anionic Amphiphiles in Organic Media”
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 39, 389-391 (2000)


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N. Kimizuka, M. Tanaka and T. Kunitake
“Spatially Controlled Synthesis of Protein/Inorganic Nano-assembly: Alternate Molecular Layers of Cyt c and TiO2 Nanoparticles”
Chem. Lett., 1333-1334 (1999)


N. Kimizuka, E. Watanabe and T. Kunitake
“Lanthanide Ion-Mediated Hydrolysis of DNA on Phosphate Bilayer Membrane”
Chem. Lett., 29-30 (1999)


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N. Kimizuka, S. Fujikawa and T. Kunitake
“Organization of Hydrophilic Nanoparticles on Hydrogel Surface and Their Gel-Assisted Transfer to Solid Substrates”
Adv. Mater., 10, 1373-1376 (1998)


N. Kimizuka, M. Shimizu, S. Fujikawa, K. Fujimura, M. Sano and T. Kunitake
“AFM Observation of Organogel Nanostructures on Graphite in the Gel-Assisted Transfer Technique”
Chem. Lett., 967-968 (1998)


N. Kimizuka, S. Fujikawa and T. Kunitake
“Protein Assembly on Solid Surfaces by Gel-Assisted Transfer (GAT) Technique”
Chem. Lett., 821-822 (1998)


N. Kimizuka, N. Oda and T. Kunitake
“Supramolecular Assemblies Comprised of One-Dimensional Mixed Valence Platinum Complex and Anionic Amphiphiles in Organic Media”
Chem. Lett., 695-696 (1998)


N. Kimizuka, T. Kawasaki, K. Hirata and T. Kunitake
“Supramolecular Membrane: Spontaneous Assembly of Aqueous Bilayer Membrane via Formation of Hydrogen-Bonded Pairs of Melamine and Cyanuric Acid Derivatives”
J. Am. Chem. Soc, 120, 4094-4104 (1998)


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N. Kimizuka, M. Tokuhiro, H. Miyauchi, T. Wakiyama and T. Kunitake
“Bilayer Formation in Ethanol from Dialkylammonium Amphiphile Appended with Nitroaniline Moiety”
Chem. Lett., 1049-1050 (1997)


N. Kimizuka, T. Maeda, T. Handa and T. Kunitake
“Fabrication of Inorganic Nanostructures by the Use of Multibilayer Cast Films as Molecular Template”
Nippon Kagaku Kaishi, 301-308 (1997)


N. Kimizuka, T. Asai, S. Ohno, K. Fujiyoshi and T. Kunitake
“Deposition of Photo-generated Mixed-Valent Fe(II)-Fe(III) Complexes at the Surface of Langmuir Monolayers”
Surface Science, 386, 245-248 (1997)

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M. Kuramori, Y. Oishi, K. Suehiro, N. Kimizuka, T. Kawasaki and T. Kunitake
“Morphology of Supramolecular Aggregate Composed of 1,8,4,5-Naphthalenebis- (dicarboximide) and Melamine Derivatives Based on Atomic Force Microscopic Observation”
Rept. Prog. Polym. Phys. Jpn., 39, 401-404 (1996)


N. Kimizuka, T. Wakiyama, A. Yanagi, S. Shinkai and T. Kunitake
“Calix[4]arene-Mediated Transport of Alkali Ions Across Synthetic Black Lipid Membranes (BLM)”
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 69, 3681-3684 (1996)


N. Kimizuka, T. Wakiyama and T. Kunitake
“Selective Transport of Alkali Metal Ions Across Black Lipid Membranes (BLM) Composed of Ionophilic Amphiphiles”
Chem. Lett., 521-522 (1996)


N. Kimizuka, T. Wakiyama, H. Miyauchi, T. Yoshimi, M. Tokuhiro and T. Kunitake
“Formation of Stable Bilayer Membranes in Binary Aqueous-Organic Media from a Dialkyl Amphiphile with a Highly Dipolar Head Group”
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 118, 5808-5809 (1996)


N. Kimizuka, T. Handa and T. Kunitake
“Stepwise Synthesis of a Mixed Valent Fe(II)-Fe(III) Complex In Cast Multibilayer Films”
Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 277, 189 - 194 (1996)


N. Kimizuka and Toyoki Kunitake
“Organic Two-Dimensional Templates for the Fabrication of Inorganic Nanostructures : Organic / Inorganic Superlattice”
Adv. Mater., 8, 89 - 91 (1996).


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N. Kimizuka, S. Fujikawa, H. Kuwahara, T. Kunitake, A. Marsh and J.-M. Lehn
“Mesoscopic supramolecular Assembly of a Janus Molecule and a Melamine Derivative via Complementary Hydrogen Bonds”
J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Commun., 2103-2104 (1995)


N. Kimizuka, T. Kawasaki, K. Hirata and T. Kunitake
“Tube-Like Nanostructures Composed of Networks of Complementary Hydrogen Bonds”
J. Am. Chem. Soc.,117, 6360-6361(1995)


R. A. Hall, P. J. Thistlethwaite, F. Grieser, N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake
“The Formation and Structure of Aggregates in Hemicyanine Monolayers”
Colloid and Surfaces, 103, 167-172 (1995)


I. Ichinose, N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake
“Formation of a Novel CdS Cluster in an Organic Multibilayer Template: A Case of an Organic/Inorganic Superlattice”
J. Phys. Chem., 99, 3736 ? 3742 (1995)


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N. Kimizuka, T. Maeda, I. Ichinose and T. Kunitake
“Spectral Characteristics of Low-Dimensional PbBr4 Clusters Prepared by the Use of Multibilayer Cast Films”
Trans. Mat. Res. Soc. Jpn., 15A, 595-598 (1994)


N. Kimizuka, T. Handa, I. Ichinose and T. Kunitake
“Mesoscopic Sheets of a Cyano-Bridged Cu-Ni Coordination Complex: Template Synthesis at the Interlayer of Cast Multibilayer Films”
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 24, 2483-2484 (1994)


I. Ichinose, T. Asai, S. Yoshimura, N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake
“Two-Dimensional Arrangement of Polynuclear Metal Complexes in the Interlayer of Multibilayer Cast Films”
Chem. Lett., 1837-1840 (1994)


R. Hall, P.J. Thistlethwaite, F. Grieser, N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake
“Effects of Chain Length and Polymer Complexation on the Aggregation and Orientation of Hemicyanine Monolayers"
Langmuir, 10, 2743-2747 (1994)


N. Kimizuka, T. Kawasaki, T. Kunitake
“Spectral Characteristics and Molecular Orientation of Azobenzene-Containing Hydrogen-Bond-Mediated Bilayer Membranes”
Chem. Lett., 1399-1402 (1994)


N. Kimizuka, T. Kawasaki and T. Kunitake
“Thermal Stability and Specific Dye Binding of a Hydrogen-Bond-Mediated Bilayer Membrane”
Chem. Lett., 33-36 (1994)


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R. A. Hall, P. J. Thistlewaite, F. Grieser, N. Kimizuka and T.Kunitake
“Characterization of Hemicyanine Aggregates in Air-Water Monolayers”
J. Phys. Chem., 97, 11974-11978 (1993)


N. Kimizuka T. Maeda, I. Ichinose and T. Kunitake
“Template-Synthesis of Dimension-Diminished Lead Halide Clusters at the Interlayer of Multibilayer Cast Films”
Chem. Lett., 941-944 (1993)


N. Kimizuka, T. Kawasaki and T. Kunitake
“Self-Organization of Bilayer Membranes from Amphiphilic Networks of Complementary Hydrogen Bonds”
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 115, 4387-4388 (1993)


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F. Grieser, D. N. Furlong, D. Scoberg, I. Ichinose, N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake
“Size-Quantized Semiconductor Cadmium Calcogenide Particles in Langmuir-Blodgett Films”
J. Chem. Soc., Faraday Transactions, 88, 2207-2214 (1992)


L. F. Chi, R. R. Johnston, H. Ringsdorf, N. Kimizuka, T. Kunitake
“Mobile Supported Monolayers of Ionic Amphiphiles: Variation of Domain Morphology via Preadsorbed Polyelectrolites”
Langmuir, 8, 1360-1365 (1992)


L. F. Chi, R. R. Johnston, H. Ringsdorf, N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake
“Polymeric Gegenions Induced Variability and Mobility of Amphiphilic Supramolecular Structures on Solid Substrates”
Thin Solid Films, 210, 111-113 (1992)

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N. Kimizuka, T. Miyoshi, I. Ichinose and T. Kunitake
“Controlled Formation of CdS Particles in Cyclam-Containing Multibilayer Cast Films”
Chem. Lett., 2039-2042 (1991)


A. Itaya, K. Yamamoto, H. Masuhara, N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake
“Laser-Induced Geometrical Change of Fluorescent Traps in Cast Films of Carbazole-Containing Bilayer Membranes”
Thin Solid Films, 202, 137-143 (1991)


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N. Kimizuka, M. Tsukamoto and T. Kunitake
“Synthesis of Amphiphiles Containing Diphenyl Sulfide Unit and Their Bilayer Characteristics”
Nippon Kagaku Kaishi (in Japanese), 1072-1079 (1990)

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N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake
“Molecular Orientation of Anthracene-Amphiphiles in Aqueous Bilayers and Surface Monolayers”
Chemistry of Functional Dyes, 246-247. Eds. by Z. Yoshida, T. Kitao, Mita Press, Tokyo, Japan (1989)


N. Kimizuka, H. Ohira, M. Tanaka and T. Kunitake
“Bilayer Membranes of Four-Chained Ammonium amphiphiles”
Chem. Lett., 29-32 (1989)


N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake
“Molecular Orientation of Azobenzene Amphiphiles in Surface monolayer and Langmuir- Blodgett Multilayers”
Colloid and Surfaces, 38, 79-91 (1989)


N. Kimizuka, M. Tsukamoto, T. Kunitake
“Orientation and Distribution of the Carbazole Unit in Monolayers and Their Fluorescence Characteristics”
Chem. Lett., 909-912 (1989)


N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake
“Specific Assemblies of the Naphthalene Unit in Monolayers and the Consequent Control of Energy Transfer”
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 111, 3758-3759 (1989)


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N. Kimizuka, T. Takasaki and T. Kunitake
“Polymorphism in Bilayer Membranes of Novel Double-Chain Ammonium Amphiphiles”
Chem. Lett., 1911-1914 (1988)


N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake
“Molecular Orientation and Domain Formation in Surface Monolayers of Azobenzene-Containing Amphiphiles and Their Polyion Complexes”
Chem. Lett., 827-830 (1988)

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R. Aoki, N. Kimizuka, M. Shimomura and T. Kunitake
“Electrical Conductivity of Organized chromophore in Bilayer Film”
Synthetic Metals, 18, 861-866 (1987)


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N. Nakashima, N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake
“Spectral Characteristics and Efficient Energy Transfer in Naphthalene-Containing Bilayer Membranes”
Chem. Lett. 1817-1820 (1985)

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T. Kunitake, N. Kimizuka, N. Higashi and N. Nakashima,
“Bilayer Membranes of Triple-Chain Ammonium Amphiphiles”
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 106, 1978-1983 (1984)

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