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R. Nishimori, H. Tamiaki, S. Kashiyama, Y. Saga, "In vitro self-assembly of bacteriochlorophyll c derivatives monoesterified with α,ω-diols isolated from the green sulfur photosynthetic bacterium Chlorobaculum tepidum," Supramol. Chem., 27, 28-36 (2015).

Y. Kitagawa, S. Ogasawara, D. Kosumi, H. Hashimoto, H. Tamiaki, "Photophysical properties of chlorophyll derivatives linked with rhenium bipyridine complexes," Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 88, 346-351 (2015).

S. Ogasawara, H. Tamiaki, "Synthesis of methyl C132-alkylated pheophorbides a/a' and their stereochemical characterization", Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 26, 46-52 (2015).

T. Mizoguchi, M. Isaji, J. Harada, Y. Tsukatani, H. Tamiaki "The 17-propionate esterifying variants of bacteriochlorophyll-a and bacteriopheophytin-a in purple photosynthetic bacteria", J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol., 142, 244-249 (2015).

H. Tamiaki, T. Tanaka, "Synthesis and physical properties of carbonylated chlorophyll derivatives", Tetrahedron, 71, 1915-1923 (2015).

S. Sasaki, X.-F. Wang, T. Ikeuchi, H. Tamiaki, "Synthesis of carboxylated chlorophylls and their application as functional materials," J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines, 19, 517-526 (2015).

Y. Yamamoto, H. Tamiaki, "Synthesis, optical properties and protonation of chlorophyll derivatives appending a pyridyl group in the C3-substituent", Dyes Pigments," 118, 159-165 (2015).

Y. Tsukatani, J. Harada, J. Nomata, H. Yamamoto, Y. Fujita, T. Mizoguchi, H. Tamiaki, "Rhodobacter sphaeroides mutants overexpressing chlorophyllide a oxidoreductase of Blastochloris viridis elucidate functions of enzymes in late bacteriochlorophyll biosynthetic pathways", Sci. Rep., 5, 9741 (2015).

H. Tamiaki, T. Tanaka, X.-F. Wang, "Photophysical properties of synthetic monomer, dimer, trimer, and tetramer of chlorophyll derivatives and their application to organic solar cells," J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. in press (2015).

Y. Maegawa, S. Inagaki, “Iridium-bipyridine periodic mesoporous organosilica catalyzed direct C-H borylation using a pinacolborane”, Dalton Trans. (2015).

T. Horibe, P. Qian, C.N. Hunter and H. Hashimoto, "Stark absorption spectroscopy on the carotenoids bound to B800-820 and B800-850 type LH2 complexes from a purple photosynthetic bacterium, Phaeospirillum molischianum strain DSM120," Arch Biochem Biophys, 572, 158-166 (2015).

N. Tonouchi, D. Kosumi, M. Sugisaki, M. Nango and H. Hashimoto, "How do surrounding environments influence the electronic and vibrational properties of spheroidene?," Photosynth. Res., 12477-86 (2015) .

Y. Kitagawa, S. Ogasawara, D. Kosumi, H. Hashimoto and H. Tamiaki, "Photophysical properties of chlorophyll derivatives linked with rhenium bipyridine complexes," Bull. Chem. Soc. Japan, 88, 346-351 (2015) .

Y. Maeda, H. Hashimoto, I. Kinoshita and T. Nishioka, "Chelated Bis-N-heterocyclic Carbene Platinum and Palladium Units as Tunable Components of Multinuclear Complexes," Inorg. Chem., 54, 448-459 (2015) .

H. Hashimoto, M. Sugisaki and M. Yoshizawa, "Ultrafast time-resolved vibrational spectroscopies of carotenoids in photosynthesis," Biochim. Biophys. Acta, Bioenergetics, 1847, 69-78 (2015) .


R. Nagao, T. Tomo, T. Noguchi, "Effects of extrinsic proteins on the protein conformation of the oxygen-evolving center in cyanobacterial photosystem II as revealed by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy", Biochemistry, 54 2022-2031 (2015).

Y. Sano, K. Endo, T. Tomo, T. Noguchi, "Modified molecular interactions of the pheophytin and plastoquinone electron acceptors in photosystem II of chlorophyll d-containing Acaryochloris marina as revealed by FTIR spectroscopy", Photosynth. Res. in press (2015).

T. Noguchi, "Fourier transform infrared difference and time-resolved infrared detection of the electron and proton transfer dynamics in photosynthetic water oxidation", Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 184,7 35-45 (2015).

K. Sato, K. Matsubara, S. Hagiwara, K. Saito, M. Yagi, S. Takagi, T. Yui, "Remarkable stimulation of emission quenching on clay surface", Langmuir, 2015, 31,27-31.

D. Chandra, N. Abe, K. Saito, T. Yui, M. Yagi, "Open pore architecture of an ordered mesoporous IrO2 thin film for highly efficient electrocatalytic water oxidation", ChemSusChem, 2015, 8, 795-799.

K. Saito, Y. Sato, S. Okuyama, K. Matsubara, T. Yui, M. Yagi, "Sustainable synthesis of niobia thin-films with open mesopore channels", Inorg. Chem., 2015, 54, 2171-2175.

K. Takahashi, H. Yamazaki, M Yagi, "Distribution of manganese species in an oxidative dimerization reaction of a bis-terpyridine mononuclear manganese (II) complex and their heterogeneous water oxidation activities", J. Photochem. Photobiol., B, 2015, in press.


K. Iwashina, A. Iwase, and A. Kudo, "Sensitization of Wide Band Gap Photocatalysts to Visible Light by a Molten CuCl", Chem. Sci., 6,687-692 (2015).

T. Takayama, A. Iwase, and A. Kudo, "Photocatalytic Water Splitting over Rod-shaped K3Ta3Si2O13 and Block-shaped Ba3Ta6Si4O26 prepared by Flux Method", Chem. Lett., 44, 306-308 (2015).

K. Iwashina, A. Iwase, Y. Hau Ng, R. Amal, and A. Kudo, "Z‐Schematic Water Splitting into H2 and O2 Using Metal Sulfide as a Hydrogen-Evolving Photocatalyst and Reduced Graphene Oxide as a Solid-State Electron Mediator", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 137, 604-607 (2015).

T. Kato, Y.Hakari, S.Ikeda, Q. Jia, A.Iwae, and A.Kudo, "Utilization of Metal Sulfide Material of (CuGa)1xZn2xS2 Solid Solution with Visible Light Response in Photocatalytic and Photoelectrochemical Solar Water Splitting Systems", J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 6, 1042-1047 (2015).

J. Nomata, M. Maeda, A. Isu, K. Inoue, and T, Hisabori, "Involvement of thioredoxin on the scaffold activity of NifU in heterocyst cells of the diazotrophic cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. strain PCC 7120", J. Biochem. in press.

H. Sakurai, H. Masukawa, M. Kitashima, and K. Inoue, "How Close We Are to Achieving Commercially Viable Large-Scale Photobiological Hydrogen Production by Cyanobacteria", Life, 5, 997-1018 (2015).

Takashi Nakazono, Alexander Rene Parent and Ken Sakai, "Improving Singlet Oxygen Resistance during Photochemical Water Oxidation by Cobalt Porphyrin Catalysts", Chemistry A European Journal, 21, 6723-6726 (2015).

Kosei Yamauchi and Ken Sakai, "A tricarboxylated PtCl(terpyridine) derivative exhibiting pH-dependent photocatalytic activity for H2 evolution from water", Dalton Transactions, 44, 8685-8696 (2015).

H. Kato, K. Ueda, M. Kobayashi, M. Kakihana, "Photocatalytic water oxidation under visible light by valence band controlled oxynitride solid solutions LaTaON2-SrTiO3", J. Mater. Chem. A in press.

H. Kato, T. Fujisawa, M. Kobayashi, M. Kakihana Discovery of Novel Delafossite-Type Compounds Composed of Copper(I) Lithium Titanium with Photocatalytic Activity for H2 Evolution under Visible Light", Chem. Lett. in press.


Sahara, G.; Ishitani, O., "Efficient Photocatalysts for CO2 reduction", Inorg. Chem., in press (2015).

Kato, E.; Takeda, H.; Koike, K.; Ohkubo, K.; Ishitani, O., "Ru(II)-Re(I) Binuclear Photocatalysts Connected by -CH2XCH2- (X = O, S, CH2) for CO2 Reduction", Chem. Sci., 6, 3003-3012 (2015).

Maeda, K.; Sahara, G.; Eguchi, M.; Ishitani, O., "Hybrids of a Ruthenium(II) Polypyridyl Complex and a Metal Oxide Nanosheet for Dye-Sensitized Hydrogen Evolution with Visible Light: Effects of the Energy Structure on Photocatalytic Activity", ACS Catal., 5, 1700-1707 (2015).

Nakada, A.; Koike, K.; Nakashima, T.; Morimoto, T.; Ishitani, O., "Photocatalytic CO2 Reduction to Formic Acid using a Ru(II)-Re(I) Supramolecular Complex in an Aqueous Solution", Inorg. Chem., 54, 4, 1800-1807 (2015).

Ueda, Y.; Takeda, H.; Yui, T.; Koike, K.; Goto, Y.; Inagaki, S.; Ishitani, O., "A Visible-Light Harvesting System for Efficient CO2 Reduction Using a Supramolecular Ru(II)-Re(I) Photocatalyst Adsorbed in Periodic Mesoporous Organosilica", ChemSusChem., 8, 439-442 (2015).

Sato, S, Ishitani, O., "Photochemical reactions of fac-rhenium(I) tricarbonyl complexes and their application for synthesis", Coord. Chem. Rev., 282-283, 50-59 (2015).

Akira Yamamoto, Yuto Mizuno, Kentaro Teramura, Saburo Hosokawa, Tetsuya Shishido, Tsunehiro Tanaka, "Visible-Light-Assisted Selective Catalytic Reduction of NO with NH3 on Porphyrin Derivative-Modified TiO2 Photocatalysts", Catal. Sci. Technol., 5, 556 (2015).

Shoji Iguchi, Kentaro Teramura, Saburo Hosokawa, Tsunehiro Tanaka, "Photocatalytic Conversion of CO2 in an Aqueous Solution Using Various Kinds of Layered Double Hydroxides", Catal Today, in press (2015).

Kentaro Teramura, Hiroyuki Tatsumi, Wang Zheng, Saburo Hosokawa, Tsunehiro Tanaka, "Photocatalytic Conversion of CO2 by H2O over an Ag-loaded SrO-modified Ta2O5 Photocatalyst", Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn, 88, 431 (2015).

Akira Yamamoto, Kentaro Teramura, Saburo Hosokawa, Tsunehiro Tanaka, "Effects of SO2 on the Performance of Selective Catalytic Reduction of NO with NH3 over a TiO2 Photocatalyst", Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, 16, 24901 (2015).

Akira Yamamoto, Kentaro Teramura, Saburo Hosokawa, Tetsuya Shishido, Tsunehiro Tanaka, "Visible-Light-Assisted Selective Catalytic Reduction of NO with NH3 over Dye-Modified TiO2 Photocatalysts", ChemCatChem, in press (2015).

Akira Yamamoto, Yuto Mizuno, Kentaro Teramura, Saburo Hosokawa, Tetsuya Shishido, Tsunehiro Tanaka, "Noble-Metal-Free NOx Storage over Ba-Modified TiO2 Photocatalysts under UV-Light Irradiation at Low Temperatures", ACS Catalysis, in press (2015).

Shunsuke Sato, Takeo Arai, Takeshi Morikawa, "Toward solar-driven photocatalytic CO2 reduction utilizing water as an electron donor", Inorg. Chem., in press (2015).

Yutaka Amao, Naho Shuto, "Formate dehydrogenase catalyzed CO2 reduction in a chlorin-e6 sensitized photochemical biofuel cell", Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, 19, 459-464 (2015).


D. Okada, H. Kaneko, K. Kato, S. Furumi, M. Takeguchi, Y. Yamamoto, “Colloidal Crystallization and Ionic Liquid Induced Partial β-Phase Transformation of Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride) Nanoparticles,” Macromolecules (2015).

V. K. Praveen, Y. Yamamoto, T. Fukushima, K. Nakabayashi, Y. Tsunobuchi, S. Ohkoshi, K. Kato, M. Takata, T. Aida, “Translation of assembling trajectory by preorganisation: A study of the magnetic properties of 1D polymeric unpaired electrons immobilised on a discrete nanoscopic scaffold,” Chem. Commun., 51, 7, 1206-1209 (2015).

T. Mori, H. Igawa, D. Okada, Y. Yamamoto, K. Iwamoto, N. Toyota, S. Kojima, “Broadband Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopic Study on Form II Polyvinylidene Fluoride,” J. Mol. Struc., 1090, 93-97 (2015).

Ryota Sakamoto, Toshiki Iwashima, Tsuchiya Mizuho, Ryojun Toyoda, Ryota Matsuoka, Julius F. Kogel, Shinpei Kusaka, Ken Hoshiko, Toshiki Yagi, Tatsuhiro Nagayama, Hiroshi Nishihara, ”New aspects in bis and tris(dipyrrinato)metal complexes: bright luminescence, self-assembled nanoarchitectures, and materials applications,” J. Mater. Chem. A, in press (2015).

Ryota Sakamoto, Wu Kuo-Hui, Ryota Matsuoka, Hiroaki Maeda, Hiroshi Nishihara, “π-Conjugated bis(terpyridine)metal complex molecular wires,” Chem. Soc. Rev., in press (2015).

Yoshinori Yamanoi, Kazuhiro Takahashi, Takeshi Hamada, Norikazu Ohshima, Masashi Kurashina, Yohei Hattori, Tetsuro Kusamoto, Ryota Sakamoto, Mariko Miyachi, Hiroshi Nishihara, “Synthesis, characterization, and physical properties of oligo(1-(N,N-dimethylamino)pyrrole)s and their doped forms, precursors of candidates for molecular flat-band ferromagnets,” J. Mater. Chem. C, 3, 4316-4320 (2015).

Ryojun Toyoda, Mizuho Tsuchiya, Ryota Sakamoto, Ryota Matsuoka, Kuo-Hui Wu, Yohei Hattori, Hiroshi Nishihara, “Heteroleptic bis(dipyrrinato)copper(II) and nickel(II) complexes,” Dalton Trans. in press (2015).

Kenji Takada, Ryota Sakamoto, Shi-Ting Yi, Shunsuke Katagiri, Tetsuya Kambe, Hiroshi Nishihara, “Electrochromic Bis(terpyridine)Iron(II) Complex Nanosheets,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 137, 4681-4689 (2015).

Ryota Matsuoka, Ryojun Toyoda, Ryota Sakamoto, Mizuho Tsuchiya, Ken Hoshiko, Yoshiyuki Nonoguchi, Eiji Nishibori, Tsuyoshi Kawai, Hiroshi Nishihara, “Bis(dipyrrinato)metal(II) coordination polymers: crystallization, exfoliation into single wires, and electric conversion ability,” Chem. Sci., 6, , 2853-2858 (2015).

Ryota Sakamoto, Ken Hoshiko, Qian Liu, Toshiki Yagi, Tatsuhiro Nagayama, Shinpei Kusaka, Mizuho Tsuchiya, Yasutaka Kitagawa, Wai-Yeung Wong*, Hiroshi Nishihara, “A photofunctional bottom-up bis(dipyrrinato)zinc(II) complex nanosheet,” Nature Communications, 6, 6713 (2015).

Ryota Sakamoto, Shunsuke Katagiri, Hiroaki Maeda, Yoshihiko Nishimori, Seiji Miyashita, Hiroshi Nishihara, “Electron Transport Dynamics in Redox-Molecule-Terminated Branched Oligomer Wires on Au(111),” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 137, , 734-741 (2015).

H. Nishi, T. Torimoto, T. Tatsuma, "Wavelength- and Efficiency-Tunable Plasmon-Induced Charge Separation by the Use of Au-Ag Alloy Nanoparticles", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 17, 4042-4046 (2015).

T. Kawawaki, H. Wang, T. Kubo, K. Saito, J. Nakazaki, H. Segawa, T. Tatsuma, "Efficiency Enhancement of PbS Quantum Dot/ZnO Nanowire Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cells by Plasmonic Silver Nanocubes", ACS Nano, in press (2015).

Kiyoshi Tsuge, Yuko Chishina, Hanako Hashiguchi, Yoichi Sasaki, Masako Kato, Shoji Ishizaka, Noboru Kitamura, "Luminescent copper(I) complexes with halogenido-bridged dimeric core Coordination", Chemistry Reviews, in print (2015).

T. Aotake, M. Suzuki, N. Aratani, J. Yuasa, D. Kuzuhara, H. Hayashi, H. Nakano, T. Kawai, J. Wu, H. Yamada, "9,9’-Anthryl-Anthroxyl Radicals: Strategic Stabilization of Highly Reactive Phenoxyl Radicals", Chem. Commun., 51, 31, 6734-6737 (2015).

Masataka Yamashita, Hironobu Hayashi, Naoki Aratani, Hiroko Yamada, "An electron-deficient tetrathiafulvalene-conjugated bistetracene", Tetrahedron Lett., 56, in press (2015).

T. Tsukamoto, T. Shimada, T. Shiragami, S. Takagi, "Photochemical Chlorination and Oxygenation Reaction of Cyclohexene Sensitized by Ga(III) Porphyrin-Clay Minerals System with High Durability and Usability", Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., in press (2015).

T. Shimada, S. Onodera, S. Hamatani, T. Fujimura, H. Inoue, S. Takagi, "Observation of the Intercalation Process of a Tetra-Cationic Porphyrin Achieving High Molecular Density without Aggregation into an Anionic Clay Film by an Immersion Method", Clay Science, in press (2015).

T. Tsukamoto, T. Shimada, S. Takagi, "Structure resembling effect of clay surface on photochemical properties of meso-phenyl or pyridyl-substituted monocationic antimony(V) porphyrin derivatives", RSC Adv., 5, 8479-848 (2015).

K. Sato, K. Matsubara, S. Hagiwara, K. Saito, M. Yagi, S. Takagi, T. Yui, "Remarkable stimulation of emission quenching on a clay surface", Langmuir, 31, 27-31 (2015).

N. Takahashi, K. Hirota, Y. Saga, “Facile Transformation of the Five-Membered Exocyclic E-Ring of 132-Demethoxycarbonyl Chlorophyll Derivatives by Molecular Oxygen with Titanium Oxide in the Dark”, Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, In press (2015).

Y. Saga, A. Ishitani, N. Takahashi, K. Kawamura, “Production of Bacteriopurpurin-18 Phytyl Ester from Bacteriopheophytin a by Contact with Titanium Oxides in the Presence of Molecular Oxygen”, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 25, 639-641 (2015).

Takahiro Kaji, Katsuyuki Kasai, Yoshihiro Haruyama, Toshiki Yamada, Shin-ichiro Inoue, Yukihiro Tominari, Rieko Ueda, Toshifumi Terui, Shukichi Tanaka, Akira Otomo, "Enhanced photocurrent generation from bacteriorhodopsin photocells using grating-structured transparent conductive oxide electrodes", Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2015)

Yoshihiro Haruyama, Katsuyuki Kasai, Toshiki Yamada, Shukichi Tanaka, Yukihiro Tominari, Takahiro Kaji, Masaya Kitamura, Akira Otomo, "Development of UV light irradiation patterning of bacteriorhodopsin thin films for biomimetic functional devices", Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2015).


Y. Zhong, K. Ueno, Y. Mori, T. Oshikiri, and H. Misawa "Plasmon-enhanced Water Splitting Utilizing the Heterojunction Synergistic Effect Between SrTiO3 and Rutile-TiO2", Chem. Lett., 44, 5, 618-620 (2015).

K. Ueno, T. Oshikiri, Y. Zhong, X. Shi, and H. Misawa, "Plasmon-induced Artificial Photosynthesis", Interface Focus, 5, 3, 20140082 (2015).

Y. Zhong, K. Ueno, Y. Mori, T. Oshikiri, and H. Misawa, "Co-catalyst Effects on Hydrogen Evolution in a Plasmon-induced Water-splitting System", J. Phys. Chem. C, in press (2015).

K. Maeda, G. Sahara, M. Eguchi, O. Ishitani, "Hybrids of a Ruthenium(II) Polypyridyl Complex and a Metal Oxide Nanosheet for Dye-Sensitized Hydrogen Evolution with Visible Light: Effects of the Energy Structure on Photocatalytic Activity", ACS Catal., 5, 3, 1700-1707 (2015).

T. Oshima, D. Lu, O. Ishitani, K. Maeda, "Intercalation of Highly Dispersed Metal Nanoclusters into a Layered Metal Oxide for Photocatalytic Overall Water Splitting", Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 54, 9, 2698-2702 (2015).

T. Tsukamoto, T. Shimada, T. Shiragami, S. Takagi, "Photochemical chlorination and oxygenation reaction of cyclohexene sensitized by Ga(III) porphyrin-clay minerals system with high durability and usability", Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn, 88, 578-583, (2015).

T. Shiragami, H. Ozawa, K. Kajihara, J. Matsumoto, M. Yasuda, "Visible-light driven fuel cell constructed by gemanium(IV) porphyrin/TiO2 electrode using alcohols as an electron donor", Chem. Lett., 44, 265-267, (2015).

Masaki Yoshida, Mio Kondo, Sena Torii, Ken Sakai, and Shigeyuki Masaoka, "Oxygen Evolution Catalysed by a Mononuclear Ruthenium Complex bearing Pendant -SO3- Groups", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015 in press.

Tomomi Koshiyama, Nao Kanda, Koki Iwata, Masayuki Honjo, Sana Asada, Tatsuru Hatae, Yasuhiro Tsuji, Masaki Yoshida, Masaya Okamura, Reiko Kuga, Shigeyuki Masaoka, Masaaki Ohba, "Regulation of Cerium(IV)-driven O2 Evolution Reaction using Composites of Liposome and Lipophilic Ruthenium Complexes", Dalton Trans., 2015 in press.

Palash Pandit, Koji Yamamoto, Toshikazu Nakamura, Katsuyuki Nishimura, Yuki Kurashige, Takeshi Yanai, Go Nakamura, Shigeyuki Masaoka, Ko Furukawa, Yumi Yakiyama, Masaki Kawano and Shuhei Higashibayashi, "Acid/Base-Regulated Reversible Electron Transfer Disproportionation of N-N linked Bicarbazole and Biacridine Derivatives", Chem. Sci., 2015 in press.

Masaya Okamura and Shigeyuki Masaoka, "Design of Mononuclear Ruthenium Catalysts for Low-Overpotential Water Oxidation", Chem. Asian J. [Focus Review], 2015, 10, 306-315.


H. Ohara, A. Kobayashi, and M. Kato "Effects of N-Heteroaromatic Ligands on Highly Luminescent Mononuclear Copper(I)-Halide Complex", C. R. Chimie, in press (2015).

A. Kobayashi, Y. Suzuki, T. Ohba, T. Ogawa, T. Matsumoto, S. Noro, H.-C. Chang, and M. Kato, "Systematic Syntheses and Metalloligand-Doping of Flexible Porous Coordination Polymers Composed of a Co(III)-Metalloligand", Inorg. Chem., 54, 2522-2535 (2015).

J. Kuncewicz, B. Ohtani, "Titania photocatalysis through two-photon band-gap excitation with built-in rhodium redox mediator", Chem. Commun, 51, 298-301 (2015).

T. Abe, Y. Tanno, N. Taira, K. Nagai, "Efficient organo-photocatalysis system of an n-type perylene derivative/p-type cobalt phthalocyanine bilayer for the production of molecular hydrogen from hydrazine", RSC Adv., 5, 57, 46325-46329 (2015).

T. Abe, Y. Hiyama, K. Sahashi, K. Fukui, K. Nagai, "Efficient p-zinc phthalocyanine/n-fullerene organic bilayer electrode for molecular hydrogen evolution induced by the full visible-light energy", Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 40(30), 9165-9170 (2015).

W. Septina, M. Kurihara, S. Ikeda, Y. Nakajima, T. Hirano, Y. Kawasaki, T. Harada, and M. Matsumura, "Cu(In,Ga)(S,Se)2 Thin Film Solar Cell with 10.7 % Conversion Efficiency Obtained by Selenization of the Na-doped Spray-Pyrolyzed Sulfide Precursor Film", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 7, 12, 6472-6479 (2015).

W. Septina, Gunawan, *S. Ikeda, T. Harada, M. Higashi, R. Abe, and M. Matsumura, "Photosplitting of Water from Wide-Gap Cu(In,Ga)S2 Thin Films Modified with a CdS Layer and Pt Nanoparticles for a High-Onset Potential Photocathode", J Phys. Chem. C, 119, 16, 8576-8583 (2015).

Taketa M, Nakagawa H, Habukawa M, Osuka H, Kihira K, Komori H, Shibata N, Ishii M, Igarashi Y, Nishihara H, Yoon KS, Ogo S, Shomura Y, Higuchi Y. "Crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of the NAD+-reducing [NiFe] hydrogenase from Hydrogenophilus thermoluteolus TH-1" Acta Crystallogr F Struct Biol Commun., 71, Pt 1 96-99 (2015).

S. Nakajima, R. Katoh, "Mechanism of degradation of electrolyte solutions for dye-sensitized solar cells under ultraviolet light irradiation", Chem. Phys. Lett., 619, 36-38 (2015).


K. Tsuge, Y. Chisina, H. Hashiguchi, Y. Sasaki, M. Kato, S. Ishizaka, N. Kitamura, "Luminescent Copper(I) Complexes with Hologen-Bridged Dimeric Core", Coord. Chem. Rev., in press (2015).

A. Kakugo, A. M. Rashedul Kabir, D. Inoue, Y. Kishimoto, J. Hotta, K. Sasaki, N. Kitamura, J. P. Gong, H. Mayama, "Drag Force of mm-Sized Objects with Different Surface Morphologies in Flow with Small Reynolds Number", Polym. J., in press (2015).

R. E. Osta, A. Demont, N. Audebrand, Y. Molard, T. T. Nguyen, R. Gautier, K. A. Brylev, Y. V. Mironov, N. G. Naumov, N. Kitamura, S. Cordier, "Supramolecular Frameworks Built up from Red-Phosphorescent trans-Re6 Cluster Building Blocks: One Pot Synthesis, Crystal Structures, and DFT Investigations", Zeit. Anorg. All. Chem., in press (2015).

E. Sakuda, C. Matsumoto, Y. Ando, A. Ito, K. Mochida, A. Nakagawa, N. Kitamura, "Dual Emissions from Ruthenium(II) Complexes Having 4-Arylethynyl-1,10-phenanthroline at Low Temperature", Inorg. Chem., No. 54, No. 7, 3245-3252 (2015).

N. Kitamura, N. Kobayashi, S. Ishizaka, T. Yoshimura, H.-B. Kim, Y. Sasaki, "Photoinduced Electron Transfer Reactions of Hexarhenium(III) Cluster: Oxidative Quenching of [Re6S8Cl6]4- Emission by Electron Acceptors", J. Cluster Sci. Vol. 26, No. 1, 211-221 (2015).

T. Shoji, R. Nohara, N. Kitamura, Y. Tsuboi, "A Method for an Approximate Determination of a Polymer-Rich-Domain Concentration in Phase-Separated Poly(N-isopropyl acrylamide) Aqueous Solution by Means of Confocal Raman Microspectroscopy Combined with Optical Tweezers", Anal. Chim. Acta, Vol. 854, 118-121 (2015).

K. Namba, A. Osawa, A. Nakayama, A. Mera, F. Tano, Y. Chuman, E. Sakuda, T. Taketsugu, K. Sakaguchi, N. Kitamura, K. Tanino, "Synthesis of Yellow and Red Fluorescent 1,3a,6a-Triazapentalenes and the Theoretical Investigation of Their Optical Properties", Chem. Sci., Vol. 6, No. 2, 1083-1093 (2015).

Y. Saegusa, T. Ishizuka, T. Kojima, S. Mori, M. Kawano, T. Kojima, "Supramolecular Interaction of Fullerenes with a Curved π-Surface of a Monomeric Quadruply Ring-Fused Porphyrin", Chem.-Eur. J., 21, 5302-5306 (2015).

Y. Shiota, S. Takahashi, S. Ohzu, T. Ishizuka, T. Kojima, and K. Yoshizawa, "Mechanistic Study of Methanol Oxidation by RuIV-oxo complexes", J. Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, 19, 417-427 (2015).

H. Mitome, T. Ishizuka, Y. Shiota, K. Yoshizawa, T. Kojima, "Controlling the Redox Properties of a Pyrroloquinolinequinone (PQQ) Derivative in a Ruthenium(II) Coordination Sphere", Dalton Trans., 44, 3151-3158 (2015).

T. Ishizuka, S. Fukuzumi, T. Kojima, "Molecular Assemblies Based on Strong Axial Coordination in Metal Complexes of Saddle-Distorted Dodecaphenylporphyrins", J. Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, 19, 32-45(Mini Review) (2015).

H. Kotani, S. Kaida, T. Ishizuka, M. Sakaguchi, T. Ogura, Y. Shiota, K. Yoshizawa, T. Kojima, "Formation and Characterization of a Reactive Chromium(V)-Oxo Complex: A Mechanistic Insight into Hydrogen-Atom Transfer Reactions", Chem. Sci., 6, 945-955 (2015).

Tomoaki Yago, Masanobu Wakasa, "A Practical Approach to Calculate the Time Evolutions of Magnetic Field Effects on Photochemical Reactions in Nano-Structured Materials", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 17, 9737-9747 (2015).

H. Yoshida, L. Zhang, M. Sato, T. Morikawa, T. Kajino, T. Sekito, S. Matsumoto, H. Hirata, "Calcium titanate photocatalyst prepared by a flux method for reduction of carbon dioxide with water", Catal Today, in press (2015).

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