• Far-Red Triplet Sensitized Z- to - E Photoswitching of Azobenzene in Bioplastics

    Chem. Sci., 2022, DOI:10.1039/D2SC04230D

    P. Bharmoria, S.Ghasemi, F.Edhborg, R. Losantos, Z.Wang, A. Mårtensson, N. Kimizuka, M-a. Morikawa, U. Isci, F. Dumoulin, B. Albinsson, K. Moth-Poulsen

  • Recyclable optical bioplastics platform for solid state red light harvesting via triplet–triplet annihilation photon upconversion

    J. Mater. Chem. A. 2022, DOI: 10.1039/D2TA04810H

    P. Bharmoria, F. Edhborg, H. Bildirir, Y. Sasaki, S. Ghasemi, A. Mårtensson, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka, B. Albinsson, K. Börjesson, K. Moth-Poulsen

  • Exciton Recycling in Triplet Energy Transfer from a Defect-Rich Quantum Dot to an Organic Molecule

    J. Phys. Chem. C

    J. Zhang, Y. Chiga, H. Kouno, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka, T. Teranishi*, M. Sakamoto*

  • Chemistry of Photon Upconversion based on Molecular Assembly


    Nobuo Kimizuka

  • Design Guidelines for Rigid Epoxy Resins with High Photon Upconversion Efficiency: Critical Role of Emitter Concentration

    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, in press (2022)

    T. Kashino, R. Haruki, M. Uji, N. Harada, M. Hosoyamada, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

  • Osmium Complex–Chromophore Conjugates with Both Singlet-to-Triplet Absorption and Long Triplet Lifetime through Tuning of the Heavy-Atom Effect

    Inorg. Chem. 61, 16, 5982–5990 (2022)

    Y. Sasaki, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

  • Heavy Metal-free Visible-to-UV Photon Upconversion with over 20% Efficiency Sensitized by a Ketocoumarin Derivative

    J. Mater. Chem. C, Advance Article (2022)

    M. Uji, N. Harada, N. Kimizuka, M. Saigo, K. Miyata, K. Onda, N. Yanai


  • Triplet Dynamic Nuclear Polarization of Guest Molecules through Induced Fit in a Flexible Metal–Organic Framework

    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., in press (2021)

    S. Fujiwara, N. Matsumoto, K. Nishimura, N. Kimizuka, K. Tateishi, T. Uesaka, N. Yanai

  • High seebeck coefficient in middle-temperature thermocell with deep eutectic solvent

    Sci Rep., 11, 11929 (2021)

    N.F.Antariksa, T.Yamada, N.Kimizuka

  • Design Guidelines to Elongate Spin–Lattice Relaxation Times of Porphyrins with Large Triplet Electron Polarization

    J. Phys. Chem. A., 125, 20, 4334–4340 (2021)

    A. Yamauchi, S. Fujiwara, K. Nishimura, Y. Sasaki, K. Tateishi, T. Uesaka, N. Kimizuka, N. Yanai

  • High Positive Seebeck Coefficient of Aqueous I–/I3– Thermocells Based on Host–Guest Interactions and LCST Behavior of PEGylated α-Cyclodextrin

    ACS Appl. Energy Mater., 4, 5, 5326–5331 (2021)

    Y. Liang, J. K.-H. Hui, M.-a. Morikawa, H. Inoue, T. Yamada, N. Kimizuka

  • Porphyrins as Versatile, Aggregation-Tolerant, and Biocompatible Polarizing Agents for Triplet Dynamic Nuclear Polarization of Biomolecules

    J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 12, 2645–2650(2021)

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

  • Photon upconverting bioplastics with high efficiency and in-air durability

    J. Mater. Chem. C., 9, 11655-11661(2021)

    P. Bharmoria, S. Hisamitsu, Y. Sasaki, T. S. Kang , M-a. Morikawa, B. Joarder, K. Moth-Poulsen, H. Bildirir, A. Mårtensson, N. Yanai and N. Kimizuka






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

    Langmuir, 32,12304–12322 (2016).

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

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

    Langmuir, 32, 10597–10603 (2016).

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

  • Ferroelectric Coordination Polymers Self-Assembled from Mesogenic Zinc(II) Porphyrin and Dipolar Bridging Ligands

    Chem.-Eur. J., 22, 14213-14218 (2016).

    J. K.-H. Hui, H. Kishida, K. Ishiba, K. Takemasu, M.-a. Morikawa, 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).

    N. Yanai, M. Kozue, S. Amemori, R. Kabe, C. Adachi, N. Kimizuka

  • Triplet energy migration-based photon upconversion by amphiphilic molecular assemblies in aerated water

    Chem. Sci., 7, 5224-5229 (2016).

    M. Kouno, T. Ogawa, S. Amemori, P. Mahato, N. Yanai, N. Kimizuka

  • Molecularly Dispersed Donors in Acceptor Molecular Crystals for Photon Upconversion under Low Excitation Intensity

    Chem.-Eur. J., 22, 2060-2067 (2016).

    M. Hosoyamada, N. Yanai, T. Ogawa, N. Kimizuka


  • An Electropolymerized Crystalline Film Incorporating Axially-Bound Metalloporhycenes: Remarkable Reversibility, Reproducibility, and Coloration Efficiency of Ruthenium(II/III)-Based Electrochromism

    Inorg. Chem., 54, 11061-11063 (2015)

    M. Abe, H. Futagawa, T. Ono, T. Yamada, N. Kimizuka, Y. Hisaeda

  • Interlocked dimerization of C3-Symmetrical Boron Difluoride Complex: Designing Non-Cooperative Supramolecular Materials for Luminescent Thin Films

    RSC Adv., 5, 60373-60379 (2015)

    S. Ogawa, M-a. Morikawa, G. Juhasz, N. Kimizuka

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

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

    S.Hisamitsu, N.Yanai, S.Fujikawa, 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)

    P. Duan, N. Yanai, H. Nagatomi, 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)

    K. Ishiba, M-a. Morikawa, C. Chikara, T. Yamada, K. Iwase, M. Kawakita, N. Kimizuka




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

    Langmuir, 28, pp.13844-13851(2012)

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

  • 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)

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

  • 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)

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

  • 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)

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

  • 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)

    T. Nakashima, 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)

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

  • Synthesis of TiO2 Nanocoral Structures in Ever-Changing Aqueous Reaction Systems

    Langmuir, 28 (5), pp.2637–2642(2012)

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

  • Functional Molecular Systems Based on Self-Assembly

    高分子,61巻,8月号, Hot topics

    Nobuo Kimizuka


  • One-pot alkaline vapor oxidation synthesis and electrocatalytic activity towards glucose oxidation of CuO nanobelt arrays

    RSC Adv., 1, pp.187-190 (2011).

    T. Soejima, H. Yagyu, N. Kimizuka, S. Ito

  • Adaptive self-assembly of coordination nanoparticles formed in aqueous media and their functions

    Kobunshi, 60, pp.386-389 (2011).

    R. Nishiyabu, N. Kimizuka

  • Thermodynamically Controlled Self-Assembly of Covalent Nanoarchitectures in Aqueous Solution

    ACS Nano, 5, pp.3923-3929 (2011).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Molecular Self-Assembly in Ionic Liquids

    Electrochemical aspects of ionic liqiuds-second edition, WILEY, 169-182 (2011)

    N. Kimizuka and T. Nakashima

  • 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)

    T. Noguchi, C. Chikara, K. Kuroiwa, K. Kaneko, N. Kimizuka



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

    small, 5, 2043-2047 (2009)

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

  • Nanoparticles of Adaptive Supramolecular Networks Self-Assembled from Nucleotides and Lanthanide Ions

    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131, 2151–2158 (2009)

    R. Nishiyabu, N. Hashimoto, T. Cho, K. Watanabe, T. Yasunaga, A. Endo, K. Kaneko, T. Niidome, M. Murata, C. Adachi, Y. Katayama, M. Hashizume, N. Kimizuka

  • 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)

    K. Matsuura


  • 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)

    T. Shiraki, M-a. Morikawa, 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. Kuroiwa, N. Kimizuka

  • Self-Assembly of Nanofiber with Uniform Width from Wheel-type Trigonal-beta-sheet forming Peptide

    Biomacromolecules, 9, 913-918 (2008).

    K. Murasato, K. Matsuura, N. Kimizuka

  • Morphological Transformation of Ultrathin Gold Nanosheets to Rounded Nanotapes in the Photomediated Reduction Process

    Chem. Lett., 37, 352-353 (2008)

    T. Shiraki, M-a. Morikawa, 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)

    H. Matsukizono, K. Kuroiwa, N. Kimizuka

  • Controlled Self-assembly of Nucleotide–Lanthanide Complexes: Specific Formation of Nanofibers from Dimeric Guanine Nucleotides

    Chem. Commun., 6534-6536 (2008)

    C. Aimé, R. Nishiyabu, R. Gondo, K. Kaneko N. Kimizuka

  • Self-Assembly of Supramolecular Nanofibers

    Adv. Polym. Sci. 219, 1-26 (2008)

    N. Kimizuka


  • Binding of Lectins to DNA Micro-assemblies: Modification of Nucleo-cages with Lactose-Conjugated Psoralen

    Bioorg. Med. Chem., 15, 4311-4317, (2007).

    K. Kim, K. Matsuura, and N. Kimizuka

  • In Situ Observation of Spherical DNA Assembly in Water and the Controlled Release of Bound Dyes

    Biomacromolecules, 8, 2726-2732 (2007).

    K. Matsuura, K. Masumoto, Y. Igami, T. Fujioka, and N. 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).

    K. Kuroiwa, N. Oda, N. Kimizuka

  • Spatio-selective Surface Modification of Glass Assisted by Laser-induced Deposition of Gold Nanoparticle

    Thin Solid Films, 515, 1618-1622, (2006).

    H. Takahashi, Y. Niidome, H. Hisanabe, K. Kuroiwa, N. Kimizuka, S. Yamada

  • Trigonal β -Sheet-Forming Peptides as Building Block of Nanostructures

    Peptide Science, 371, (2006).

    K. Matsuura, K. Murasato, A. Kawaharada, and N. 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).

    K. Kuroiwa, T. Shibata, S. Sasaki, M. Ohba, A. Takahara, T. Kunitake, N. Kimizuka

  • Photo-Responsive Molecular Wires of Fe(II) Triazole Complexes in Organic Media and Light-induced Morphological Transformations

    Chem. Commun, 2442-2444 (2006).

    S. Kume, K. Kuroiwa, N. Kimizuka

  • In Situ Observation of Spherical DNA Assembly "Nucleo-cages" in Water and Their Stabilization by Photo-Crosslinking.

    Chem. Lett., 35, 486-487 (2006).

    K. Kim, K. Masumoto, K. Matsuura, 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).

    M-a. Morikawa, M. Yoshihara, T. Endo 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)

    K. Yasui and N. Kimizuka

  • Cooperative Lectin Recognition of Periodical Glycoclusters along DNA Duplexes:Alternate Hybridization and Full Hybridization

    Bioorganic Medicinal Chemistry, 13, 1913-1922 (2005)

    Y. Yamada, K. Matsuura, K. Kobayashi

  • On-off Switching of Gene Expression Regulated with Carbohydrate-Lectin interaction

    Biomacromolecules, 6, 2533-2540 (2005)

    K. Matsuura, K. Hayashi, K. Kobayashi

  • Molecular Self-Assembly in Ionic Liquids

    In Electrochemical Aspects of Ionic Liquids, Chapt.11, pp.143-156. Ed. byH. Ohno (2005) Wiley Interscience, Hoboken, New Jersey.

    T. Nakashima, 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)

    N. Kimizuka

  • Templated Synthesis of Mesoscopic Tube Silicates Using Aqueous Mixtures of Naphthalenediol and Ammonium Surfactants

    Chem. Lett., 34, 462-463 (2005)

    M. Isayama, K. Nomiyama, T. Yamaguchi, N. Kimizuka

  • Artificial Peptide-Nanospheres Self-Assembled from Three-Way Junctions of -Sheet-Forming Peptides

    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 10148-10149 (2005)

    K. Matsuura, K. Murasato, N. Kimizuka

  • Ultrathin Gold Nanosheets Formed by Photoreduction at the Ionic Liquid/Water Interface

    Chem. Lett., 34, 1234-1235 (2005)

    T. Soejima, N. Kimizuka

  • Spatially Controlled Self-Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles Encased in α -helical polypeptide nanospheres.

    Chem. Commun., 2005, 4866-4868.

    Masa-aki Morikawa, Nobuo Kimizuka

  • Adsorption-induced Self-fusion of Cationic Gold Nanopaticles on Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV)

    Chem. Lett., 34, 1498-1499 (2005).

    Tetsu Yonezawa, Shin-ya Onoue, Nobuo Kimizuka

  • 図解 高分子新素材のすべて 3.複合新素材,pp.180-183, 國武豊喜監修,工業調査会 (2005.5)


  • 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).

    K. Kuroiwa, T. Shibata, A. Takada, N. Nemoto, N. Kimizuka

  • Preparation and electrochemical behavior of hydrophobic vitamin B12 covalently immobilized onto platinum electrode

    Chem. Commun, 1, 50-51 (2004).

    H. Shimakoshi, M. Tokunaga, K. Kuroiwa, N. Kimizuka, Y. Hisaeda


  • Interfacial Synthesis of Hollow TiO2 Microspheres in Ionic Liquids

    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 125, No. 21, 6386-6387 (2003).

    T. Nakashima and N. Kimizuka

  • Self-assembly in mesoscopic dimension and artificial supramolecular membranes

    Curr. Opin. Chem. Biol., Vol 7/6, 702-709 (2003).

    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).

    T. Yonezawa, H. Matsune and N. Kimizuka

  • 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)

    N. Kimizuka, Y. Hatanaka and T. Kunitake

  • Nucleo-nanocages’: designed ternary oligodeoxyribonucleotides spontaneously form nanosized DNA cages

    Chem. Commun., 376-377 (2003)

    K. Matsuura, T. Yamashita, Y. Igami and N. Kimizuka

  • Lectin-mediated Supramolecular Junctions of Galactose-derivatized Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes

    Chem. Lett. 212-213 (2003)

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

  • 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)

    N. Kimizuka, Y. Hatanaka, and T. Kunitake


  • Supramolecular nanostructures formed from dicationic azobenzene compounds and perfluorinated dicarboxylic acids

    KOBUNSHI RONBUNSHU ,59 (12): 772-777 2002

    Kuroiwa K, Harada T, Hatanaka Y, Yasui K, Kimizuka N

  • 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, Y. Hatanaka 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)

    C.-S.Lee and 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

    N. Kimizuka

  • Formation of Nanoparticle Arrays at the Interlayer of Aqueous Phosphate Bilayers

    Chem. Lett. 528-529 (2002)

    T. Yonezawa, S. Onoue, 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. Nakashima and N. Kimizuka

  • Metal Coating of DNA Molecules by Cationic, Metastable Gold Nanoparticles

    Chem. Lett. 1172-1173 (2002)

    T. Yonezawa, S. Onoue, and N. Kimizuka

  • Solvatochromic Nanowires Self-assembled from Cationic, Chloro-bridged Linear Platinum Complexes and Anionic Amphiphiles

    Chem. Lett. 1252-1253 (2002)

    Lee Chang-Soo and N. Kimizuka

  • 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)

    M. Morikawa, N. Kimizuka, M. Yoshihara and T. Endo


  • 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)

    N. Kimizuka and T. Nakashima

  • Gelation of Ionic Liquids with a Low Molecular-Weight Gelator Showing Tgel above 100℃

    Chem. Lett. No.11. 1154-1155 (2001) (November)

    A. Ikeda, K. Sonoda, M. Ayabe, S. Tamaru, T. Nakashima, N. Kimizuka and S. Shinkai

  • Direct Preparation and Size Control of Palladium Nanoparticle Hydrosols by Water-Soluble Isocyanide Ligands

    Langmuir, 17, 4701-4703 (2001)

    T. Yonezawa, K. Imamura and N. Kimizuka

  • Hierarchical Self-Assembly of Chiral Complementary Hydrogen Bond Networks in Water. Reconstitution of Supramolecular Membranes

    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 123, 6792-6800 (2001)

    T. Kawasaki, M. Tokuhiro, N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake

  • 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, S. Onoue and N. Kimizuka

  • Controlled Formation of Smaller Gold Nanoparticles by the Use of Four-Chained Disulfide Stabilizer

    Langmuir. 17, No.2, 271-273 (2001)

    T. Yonezawa, K. Yasui and N. Kimizuka

  • 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)

    N. Kimizuka, A. Baba and T. Kunitake

  • NewsLetter , The division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry, Vol 26, No.1. 6-10,(2001).

  • Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry, Information Bulletin, No. 37, pp.12-15, (2001)


  • Towards Self-Assembling Inorganic Molecular Wires

    Adv. Mater., 12, 1461-1463 (2000)

    N. Kimizuka

  • 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)

    N. Kimizuka, K. Yamada and T. Kunitake

  • Preparation of Highly Positively Charged Silver Nanoballs and Their Stability

    Langmuir, 16, 5218-5220(2000)

    T. Yonezawa, S. Onoue and N. Kimizuka

  • 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, N. Oda 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, H. Ohira, K. Hattori 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)

    N. Kimizuka, S. H. Lee 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, M. Tanaka and T. Kunitake

  • Lanthanide Ion-Mediated Hydrolysis of DNA on Phosphate Bilayer Membrane

    Chem. Lett., 29-30 (1999)

    N. Kimizuka, E. Watanabe 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, S. Fujikawa and T. Kunitake

  • AFM Observation of Organogel Nanostructures on Graphite in the Gel-Assisted Transfer Technique

    Chem. Lett., 967-968 (1998)

    N. Kimizuka, M. Shimizu, S. Fujikawa, K. Fujimura, M. Sano and T. Kunitake

  • Protein Assembly on Solid Surfaces by Gel-Assisted Transfer (GAT) Technique

    Chem. Lett., 821-822 (1998)

    N. Kimizuka, S. Fujikawa 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, N. Oda 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)

    N. Kimizuka, T. Kawasaki, K. Hirata and T. Kunitake

  • Bilayer Formation in Ethanol from Dialkylammonium Amphiphile Appended with Nitroaniline Moiety

    Chem. Lett., 1049-1050 (1997)

    N. Kimizuka, M. Tokuhiro, H. Miyauchi, T. Wakiyama 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. Maeda, T. Handa 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)

    N. Kimizuka, T. Asai, S. Ohno, K. Fujiyoshi 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)

    M. Kuramori, Y. Oishi, K. Suehiro, N. Kimizuka, T. Kawasaki 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, A. Yanagi, S. Shinkai 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 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. Wakiyama, H. Miyauchi, T. Yoshimi, M. Tokuhiro 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, T. Handa and T. Kunitake

  • Organic Two-Dimensional Templates for the Fabrication of Inorganic Nanostructures : Organic / Inorganic Superlattice

    Adv. Mater., 8, 89 - 91 (1996).

    N. Kimizuka and Toyoki Kunitake

  • 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, S. Fujikawa, H. Kuwahara, T. Kunitake, A. Marsh and J.-M. Lehn

  • Tube-Like Nanostructures Composed of Networks of Complementary Hydrogen Bonds

    J. Am. Chem. Soc.,117, 6360-6361(1995)

    N. Kimizuka, T. Kawasaki, K. Hirata and T. Kunitake

  • The Formation and Structure of Aggregates in Hemicyanine Monolayers

    R. A. Hall, P. J. Thistlethwaite, F. Grieser, N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake

    Colloid and Surfaces, 103, 167-172 (1995)

  • 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)

    I. Ichinose, N. Kimizuka 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. Maeda, 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)

    N. Kimizuka, T. Handa, I. Ichinose and T. Kunitake

  • Two-Dimensional Arrangement of Polynuclear Metal Complexes in the Interlayer of Multibilayer Cast Films

    Chem. Lett., 1837-1840 (1994)

    I. Ichinose, T. Asai, S. Yoshimura, 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)

    R. Hall, P.J. Thistlethwaite, F. Grieser, N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake

  • Spectral Characteristics and Molecular Orientation of Azobenzene-Containing Hydrogen-Bond-Mediated Bilayer Membranes

    Chem. Lett., 1399-1402 (1994)

    N. Kimizuka, T. Kawasaki, T. Kunitake

  • Thermal Stability and Specific Dye Binding of a Hydrogen-Bond-Mediated Bilayer Membrane

    Chem. Lett., 33-36 (1994)

    N. Kimizuka, T. Kawasaki and T. Kunitake

  • 海外高分子研究, 18-19 (1994).


  • 化学, 49, pp. 880-881 (1994).


  • Characterization of Hemicyanine Aggregates in Air-Water Monolayers

    J. Phys. Chem., 97, 11974-11978 (1993)

    R. A. Hall, P. J. Thistlewaite, F. Grieser, N. Kimizuka 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. Maeda, I. Ichinose and T. Kunitake

  • Self-Organization of Bilayer Membranes from Amphiphilic Networks of Complementary Hydrogen Bonds

    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 115, 4387-4388 (1993)

    N. Kimizuka, T. Kawasaki and T. Kunitake

  • Size-Quantized Semiconductor Cadmium Calcogenide Particles in Langmuir-Blodgett Films

    J. Chem. Soc., Faraday Transactions, 88, 2207-2214 (1992)

    F. Grieser, D. N. Furlong, D. Scoberg, I. Ichinose, N. Kimizuka and 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, T. Kunitake

  • Polymeric Gegenions Induced Variability and Mobility of Amphiphilic Supramolecular Structures on Solid Substrates

    L. F. Chi, R. R. Johnston, H. Ringsdorf, N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake

    Thin Solid Films, 210, 111-113 (1992)

  • Controlled Formation of CdS Particles in Cyclam-Containing Multibilayer Cast Films

    Chem. Lett., 2039-2042 (1991)

    N. Kimizuka, T. Miyoshi, I. Ichinose 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)

    A. Itaya, K. Yamamoto, H. Masuhara, N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake

  • Synthesis of Amphiphiles Containing Diphenyl Sulfide Unit and Their Bilayer Characteristics

    Nippon Kagaku Kaishi (in Japanese), 1072-1079 (1990)

    N. Kimizuka, M. Tsukamoto 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 and T. Kunitake

  • Bilayer Membranes of Four-Chained Ammonium amphiphiles

    Chem. Lett., 29-32 (1989)

    N. Kimizuka, H. Ohira, M. Tanaka and T. Kunitake

  • Molecular Orientation of Azobenzene Amphiphiles in Surface monolayer and Langmuir- Blodgett Multilayers

    Colloid and Surfaces, 38, 79-91 (1989)

    N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake

  • Orientation and Distribution of the Carbazole Unit in Monolayers and Their Fluorescence Characteristics

    Chem. Lett., 909-912 (1989)

    N. Kimizuka, M. Tsukamoto, 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)

    N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake

  • Polymorphism in Bilayer Membranes of Novel Double-Chain Ammonium Amphiphiles

    Chem. Lett., 1911-1914 (1988)

    N. Kimizuka, T. Takasaki and T. Kunitake

  • Molecular Orientation and Domain Formation in Surface Monolayers of Azobenzene-Containing Amphiphiles and Their Polyion Complexes

    Chem. Lett., 827-830 (1988)

    N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake

  • Electrical Conductivity of Organized chromophore in Bilayer Film

    Synthetic Metals, 18, 861-866 (1987)

    R. Aoki, N. Kimizuka, M. Shimomura and T. Kunitake

  • Spectral Characteristics and Efficient Energy Transfer in Naphthalene-Containing Bilayer Membranes

    Chem. Lett. 1817-1820 (1985)

    N. Nakashima, N. Kimizuka and T. Kunitake

  • Bilayer Membranes of Triple-Chain Ammonium Amphiphiles

    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 106, 1978-1983 (1984)

    T. Kunitake, N. Kimizuka, N. Higashi and N. Nakashima,