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Aoyama Gakuin University

Department of Chemistry
Functional Material Chemistry Laboratory

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2021年

110. A qualitative measure of diradical character based on radical-radical coupling reaction
Moe Nishijima, Katsuya Mutoh, Jiro Abe

Chem. Lett., 2021, in press.

109. Extending the lifetimes of charge transfer states generated by photoinduced heterolysis of photochromic radical complexes
Yasuki Kawanishi, Katsuya Mutoh, Jiro Abe, Yoichi Kobayashi

Asian J. Org. Chem., 2021, 10(4), 891-900.

2020年

108. Control of the photo-isomerization mechanism in 3H-naphthopyrans to prevent formation of unwanted long-lived photoproducts
Sabina Brazevic, Stanislaw Nizinski, Michel Sliwa, Jiro Abe, Michal F. Rode,Gotard Burdzinski

Int. J. Mol. Sci., 2020, 21(21), 7825-1586.

107. Fast photochromism of the imidazole dimers bridged by group 14 atoms
Hiroki Ito, Sho Tanaka, Katsuya Mutoh, Jiro Abe

Org. Lett., 2020, 22(14), 5680-5684.

106. Enhancement of negative photochromic properties of naphthalene-bridged phenoxyl-imidazolyl radical complex
Hiroki Ito, Katsuya Mutoh, Jiro Abe

ChemPhysChem, 2020, 21(14), 1578-1586. (Invited Paper)

105. Photochromic radical complexes that show heterolytic bond dissociation
Ryosuke Usui, Katsuya Yamamoto, Hajime Okajima, Katsuya Mutoh, Akira Sakamoto, Jiro Abe, Yoichi Kobayashi

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142(22), 10132-10142.

104. Red or near-infrared light operating negative photochromism of a binaphthyl-bridged imidazole dimer
Aya Kometani, Yuki Inagaki, Katsuya Mutoh, Jiro Abe

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142(17), 7995-8005.

2019年

103. Photochromic reaction by red light via triplet fusion upconversion
Ayako Tokunaga, Lucas Martinez Uriarte, Katsuya Mutoh, Eduard Fron, Johan Hofkens, Michel Sliwa, Jiro Abe

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141(44), 17744-17753.

102. Excited state dynamics for visible-light sensitization of a photochromic benzil-subsituted phenoxyl-imidazolyl radical complex
Yoichi Kobayashi, Yukie Mamiya, Katsuya Mutoh, Hikaru Sotome, Masafumi Koga, Hiroshi Miyasaka, Jiro Abe
Beilstein J. Org. Chem., 2019, 15, 2369-2379. (Invited Paper)


101. Molecular design to increase the photosensitivity of photochromic phenoxyl-imidazolyl radical complex
Ruiji Li, Hiroki Arai, Yoichi Kobayashi, Katsuya Mutoh, Jiro Abe
Mater. Chem. Front., 2019, 3, 2380-2387. (Invited Paper)


100. Turn-on mode fluorescence switch by using negative photochromic imidazole dimer
Katsuya Mutoh, Nanae Miyashita, Kaho Arai, Jiro Abe
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141(14), 5650-5654.

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99. Electrochromism of fast photochromic radical complexes forming the light-unresponsive stable colored radical cation
Katsuya Yamamoto, Isshu Gomita, Hajime Okajima, Akira Sakamoto, Katsuya Mutoh, Jiro Abe
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 4917-4920.
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98. Photo- and electro-driven molecular switching system of aryl-bridged photochromic radical complexes
Katsuya Yamamoto, Katsuya Mutoh, Jiro Abe
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2019, 123(10), 1945-1952.

97. Rational molecular design for controlling photochromism involving thermally‐activated valence isomerization of phenoxyl‐imidazolyl radical complexes
Shota Toshimitsu, Kentaro Shima, Katsuya Mutoh, Yoichi Kobayashi, Jiro Abe
ChemPhotoChem, 2019, 3(6), 487-494. (Invited Paper)


96. Visible light intensity dependent negative photochromism of binaphthyl-bridged phenoxyl-imidazolyl radical complex
Izumi Yonekawa, Katsuya Mutoh, Jiro Abe
Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 1221-1224.


95. On-demand control of the photochromic properties of naphthopyrans
Hayato Kuroiwa, Yuki Inagaki, Katsuya Mutoh, Jiro Abe
Adv. Mater., 2019, 31(2), 1805661.

2018年

94. Fluorescence modulation by fast photochromism of [2.2]paracyclophane-bridged imidazole dimer possessing a perylene bisimide moiety
Katsuya Mutoh, Michel Sliwa, Eduard Fron, Johan Hofkens, Jiro Abe
J. Mater. Chem. C, 2018, 6, 9523-9531. (Invited Paper)

93. Switching of radiation force on optically trapped microparticles through photochromic reactions of pyranoquinazoline derivatives
Kenji Setoura, Ahsan M. Memon, Syoji Ito, Yuki Inagaki, Katsuya Mutoh, Jiro Abe, Hiroshi Miyasaka
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122(38), 22033-22040.
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92. Stepwise photochromism of bisnaphthopyrans exhibiting an excitation intensity-dependent color change
Yuki Inagaki, Katsuya Mutoh, Jiro Abe
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2018, 17, 946-953.

91. Reversible valence photoisomerization between closed-shell quinoidal and open-shell biradical forms
Ayako Tokunaga, Katsuya Mutoh, Takeshi Hasegawa, Jiro Abe
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2018, 9(8), 1833-1837.


90. Structurally and electronically modulated spin interaction of transient biradicals in two photon-gated stepwise photochromism
Izumi Yonekawa, Katsuya Mutoh, Yoichi Kobayashi and Jiro Abe
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2018, 17, 290-301.


89. Stepwise two-photon absorption processes utilizing photochromic reactions
Yoichi Kobayashi, Katsuya Mutoh and Jiro Abe
J. Photochem. Photobiol., C, 2018, 34, 2-28. (Review Article)


88. Intensity-dependent photoresponse of biphotochromic molecule composed of a negative and a positive photochromic unit
Izumi Yonekawa, Katsuya Mutoh, Yoichi Kobayashi and Jiro Abe
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140(3), 1091-1097.
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2017年

87. A simple and versatile strategy for rapid color fading and intense coloration of photochromic naphthopyran families
Yuki Inagaki, Yoichi Kobayashi, Katsuya Mutoh and Jiro Abe
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139(38), 13429-13441.


86. Direct observation of the ultrafast evolution of open-shell biradical in photochromic radical dimer
Yoichi Kobayashi, Hajime Okajima, Hikaru Sotome, Takeshi Yanai, Katsuya Mutoh, Yusuke Yoneda, Yasuteru Shigeta, Akira Sakamoto, Hiroshi Miyasaka and Jiro Abe
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139(18), 6382-6389.


85. Highly durable photochromic radical complexes having no steric protections of radicals
Yoichi Kobayashi, Yasuhiro Mishima, Katsuya Mutoh and Jiro Abe
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 4315-4318.


84. Rate-tunable stepwise two-photon-gated photoresponsive systems employing a synergetic interaction between transient biradical units
Katsuya Mutoh, Yoichi Kobayashi, Takuya Yamane, Takahiro Ikezawa and Jiro Abe
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139(12), 4452-4461.
This paper has been selected by the Editorial Board of SYNFACTS for its important insights
SYNFACTS, 2017, 13(06), 0598.

83. Disclosing whole reaction pathways of photochromic 3H-naphthopyrans with fast color fading
Sabina Brazevic, Michel Sliwa, Yoichi Kobayashi, Jiro Abe and Gotard Burdzinski
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8(5), 909-914.

82. Polymorphs of a diarylethene that exhibits strong emission and direct visualization of polymorphic phase transition process by fluorescence color change
Daichi Kitagawa, Tatsumoto Nakahama, Katsuya Mutoh, Yoichi Kobayashi, Jiro Abe, Hikaru Sotome, Syoji Ito, Hiroshi Miyasaka and Seiya Kobatake
Dyes Pigm., 2017, 139, 233-238.

81. Efficient coloration and decoloration reactions of fast photochromic 3H-naphthopyrans in PMMA-b-PBA block copolymer
Katsuya Mutoh, Yoichi Kobayashi and Jiro Abe
Dyes Pigm., 2017, 137, 307-311.

2016年

80. Fast photochromic molecules toward realization of photosynergetic effects
Yoichi Kobayashi, Katsuya Mutoh and Jiro Abe

J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2016, 7(18), 3666-3675. (Perspective)

79. Fast photochromism involving thermally-activated valence isomerization of phenoxyl-imidazolyl radical complex derivatives
Yoichi Kobayashi, Kentaro Shima, Katsuya Mutoh and Jiro Abe

J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2016, 7(16), 3067-3072.

78. Turn-on mode fluorescence photoswitching of diarylethene single crystals
Masakazu Morimoto, Ryota Kashihara, Katsuya Mutoh, Yoichi Kobayashi, Jiro Abe, Hikaru Sotome, Syoji Ito, Hiroshi Miyasaka and Masahiro Irie

CrystEngComm, 2016, 18(38), 7241-7248.

77. Real-time dynamic hologram of a 3D object with fast photochromic molecules
Yoichi Kobayashi and Jiro Abe
Adv. Optical Mater., 2016, 4(9), 1354-1357. (Invited Paper)

76. Stealth fast photoswitching of negative photochromic naphthalene-bridged phenoxyl-imidazolyl radical complexes
Katsuya Mutoh, Yoichi Kobayashi, Yasukazu Hirao, Takashi Kubo and Jiro Abe
Chem. Commun., 2016, 52(41), 6797-6800.

75. Stepwise two-photon induced fast photoswitching via electron transfer in higher excited states of photochromic imidazole dimer
Yoichi Kobayashi, Tetsuro Katayama, Takuya Yamane, Kenji Setoura, Syoji Ito, Hiroshi Miyasaka and Jiro Abe
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138(18), 5930-5938.

74. Thiophene-substituted phenoxyl-imidazolyl radical complexes with high photosensitivity
Takahiro Ikezawa, Katsuya Mutoh, Yoichi Kobayashi and Jiro Abe
Chem. Commun., 2016, 52(12), 2465-2468.
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73. Fast negative photochromism of 1,1’-binaphthyl-bridged phenoxyl-imidazolyl radical complex
Tetsuo Yamaguchi, Yoichi Kobayashi and Jiro Abe
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138(3), 906-913.

2015年

72. Self-contained photoacid generator triggered by photocyclization of triangle terarylene backbone
Takuya Nakashima, Kenta Tsuchie, Rui Kanazawa, Ruiji Li, Shunsuke Iijima, Olivier Galangau, Hisako Nakagawa, Katsuya Mutoh, Yoichi Kobayashi, Jiro Abe and Tsuyoshi Kawai
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137(22), 7023-7026.
This paper has been selected for JACS spotlights for its important insights.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015,137(22), 6973-6974.


71. Stepwise two-photon-gated photochemical reaction in photochromic [2.2]paracyclophane-bridged bis(imidazole dimer)
Katsuya Mutoh, Yuki Nakagawa, Akira Sakamoto, Yoichi Kobayashi and Jiro Abe
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137(17), 5674-5677.

70. Photochromic phenoxyl-imidazolyl radical complexes with decoloration rates from tens of nanoseconds to seconds
Hiroaki Yamashita, Takahiro Ikezawa, Yoichi Kobayashi and Jiro Abe
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137(15), 4952-4955.

69. Photo-control of the thermal radical recombination reaction: Photochromism of an azobenzene-bridged imidazole dimer
Katsuya Mutoh, Hiroki Arai, Yoichi Kobayashi and Jiro Abe
Pure Appl. Chem., 2015, 87(6), 511-523. (Invited Paper)

68. Relationship between activation volume and polymer matrix effects on photochromic performance: Bridging molecular parameter to environmental effect
Kentaro Shima, Katsuya Mutoh, Yoichi Kobayashi and Jiro Abe
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2015, 119(7), 1087-1093.

67. Rational molecular design for drastic acceleration of color-fading speed of photochromic naphthopyrans
Katsutoshi Arai, Yoichi Kobayashi and Jiro Abe
Chem. Commun., 2015, 51(15), 3057-3060.
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66. Nanosecond photochromic molecular switching of a biphenyl-bridged imidazole dimer revealed by wide range transient absorption spectroscopy
Tetsuo Yamaguchi, Michiel F. Hilbers, Paul P. Reinders, Yoichi Kobayashi, Albert M. Brouwer and Jiro Abe
Chem. Commun., 2015, 51(7), 1375-1378.

65. Entropy-controlled biradical-quinoid isomerization of a π-conjugated delocalized biradical
Katsuya Mutoh, Yuki Nakagawa, Sayaka Hatano, Yoichi Kobayashi and Jiro Abe
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015, 17(2), 1151-1155.

2014年

64. Pressure effects on the radical-radical recombination reaction of photochromic bridged imidazole dimers
Katsuya Mutoh and Jiro Abe
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014, 16(33), 17537-17540.

63. Pentaarylbiimidazole, PABI: An easily synthesized fast photohromic molecules with superior durability
Hiroaki Yamashita and Jiro Abe
Chem. Commun., 2014, 50(62), 8468-8471.
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62. A chiral BINOL-bridged imidazole dimer possessing sub-millisecond fast photochromism
Takahiro Iwasaki, Tetsuya Kato, Yoichi Kobayashi and Jiro Abe
Chem. Commun., 2014, 50(56), 7481-7484.

61. Electrochemistry of photochromic [2.2]paracyclophane-bridged imidazole dimers: Rational understanding of the electronic structures
Emi Nakano, Katsuya Mutoh, Yoichi Kobayashi and Jiro Abe
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2014, 118(12), 2288-2297.

60. Enhancing the versatility and functionality of fast photochromic bridged-imidazole dimers by flipping imidazole rings
Kentaro Shima, Katsuya Mutoh, Yoichi Kobayashi and Jiro Abe
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136(10), 3796-3799.

59. Remarkable solvatochromic color change via proton tautomerism of a phenol-linked imidazole derivative
Hiroaki Yamashita and Jiro Abe
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2014, 118(8), 1430-1438.

58. Multistate photochromism of 1-phenylnaphthalene-bridged imidazole dimer that has three colorless isomers and two colored isomers
Tetsuo Yamaguchi, Sayaka Hatano and Jiro Abe
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2014, 118(1), 134-143.

57. Excited-state dynamics of thiophene substituted betaine pyridinium compounds
Stéphane Aloïse, Zuzanna Pawlowska, Olivier Poizat, Guy Buntinx, Aurélie Perrier, François Maurel, Kazuhiro Ohkawa, Atsushi Kimoto and Jiro Abe
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014, 16(4), 1460-1468.

2013年

56. Multivariate curve resolution? Alternating least squares to cope with deviations from data bilinearity in ultrafast time-resolved spectroscopy
Bruno Debus, Michel Sliwa, Hiroshi Miyasaka, Jiro Abe and Cyril Ruckebusch
Chemometr. Intell. Lab., 2013, 128, 101-110.


55. Photochromism of a naphthalene-bridged imidazole dimer constrained to the “anti” conformation
Katsuya Mutoh, Kentaro Shima, Tetsuo Yamaguchi, Masayuki Kobayashi and Jiro Abe
Org. Lett., 2013, 15(12), 2938-2941.

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SYNFACTS, 2013, 9(9), 0957.

54. Insights into the recombination of radical pair in hexaarylbiimidazoles
Stephanie Delbaere, Maylis Orio, Jerome Berthet, Michel Sliwa, Sayaka Hatano and Jiro Abe
Chem. Commun., 2013, 49(52), 5841-5843.

53. Fast photochromism in polymer matrix with plasticizer and real-time dynamic holographic properties
Norihito Ishii and Jiro Abe
Appl. Phys. Lett., 2013, 102, 163301.

52. Rapid fluorescence switching by using a fast photochromic [2.2]paracyclophane-bridged imidazole dimer
Katsuya Mutoh, Michel Sliwa and Jiro Abe
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117(9), 4808-4814.

51. Unusual negative photochromism via a short-lived imidazolyl radical of 1,1'-binaphthyl-bridged imidazole dimer
Sayaka Hatano, Takeru Horino, Atsuhiro Tokita, Toyoji Oshima and Jiro Abe
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135(8), 3164-3172.
This paper has been selected by the Editorial Board of SYNFACTS for its important insights.
SYNFACTS, 2013, 9(5), 0500.

2012年

50. Optical motion control of maglev graphite
Masayuki Kobayashi, Jiro Abe
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134(51), 20593-20596.
This paper has been introduced in RSC Chemistry World.

49. A real-time dynamic holographic material using a fast photochromic molecule
Norihito Ishii, Tetsuya Kato and Jiro Abe
Sci. Rep., 2012, 2, 819.

48. Spectroelectrochemistry of a photochromic [2.2]paracyclophane-bridged imidazole dimer: Clarification of the electrochemical behavior of HABI
Katsuya Mutoh, Emi Nakano and Jiro Abe
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2012, 116(25), 6792-6797.

47. A peroxide-bridged imidazole dimer formed from a photochromic naphthalene-bridged imidazole dimer
Sayaka Hatano and Jiro Abe

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2012, 14, 5855-5860.

46. Synthesis and properties of poly(tetramethyl-1,6-silpyrenylenesiloxane) derivative with phenyl groups on pyrenylene moiety
Kazutoshi Imai, Takumi Sasaki, Jiro Abe and Nobukatsu Nemoto
Polym. Bull., 2012, 68(6), 1589-1601.

45. A two-step ICT process for solvatochromic betaine pyridinium revealed by ultrafast spectroscopy, multivariate curve resolution, and DFT calculations
Stéphane Aloïse, Zuzanna Pawlowska, Cyril Ruckebusch, Michel Sliwa, Julien Dubois, Olivier Poizat, Guy Buntinx, Aurélie Perrier, François Maurel, Patrice Jacques, Jean-Pierre Malval, Lionel Poisson, Giovanni Piani and Jiro Abe

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2012, 14(6), 1945-1956.

44. Entropy-controlled thermal back-reaction of photochromic [2.2]paracyclophane-bridged imidazole dimer
Shigekazu Kawai, Tetsuo Yamaguchi, Tetsuya Kato, Sayaka Hatano and Jiro Abe

Dyes Pigm., 2012, 92(2), 872-876. (Invited Paper)

2011年

43. Photoinduced intramolecular charge transfer process of betaine pyridinium: A theoretical spectroscopic study
Aurélie Perrier, Stéphane Aloïse, Zuzanna Pawlowska, Michel Sliwa, François Maurel and Jiro Abe
Chem. Phys. Lett., 2011, 515(1-3), 42-48.

42. Photochromic properties of [2.2]paracyclophane-bridged imidazole dimer with increased photosensitivity by introducing pyrenyl moiety
Hiroaki Yamashita and Jiro Abe

J. Phys. Chem. A, 2011, 115(46), 13332-13337.

41. Reversible photogeneration of a stable chiral radical-pair from a fast photochromic molecule
Sayaka Hatano, Kana Fujita, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Takashi Kaneko, Takuya Nakashima, Masanobu Naito, Tsuyoshi Kawai and Jiro Abe
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2011, 2(21), 2680-2682.

40. Photochromism of a water-soluble vesicular [2.2]paracyclophane-bridged imidazole dimer
Katsuya Mutoh and Jiro Abe
Chem. Commun., 2011, 47(31), 8868-8870.

39. The excited state dipole moments of betaine pyridinium investigated by an innovative solvatochromic analysis and TDDFT calculations
Zuzanna Pawlowska, Aude Lietard, Stéphane Aloïse, Michel Sliwa, Abdenacer Idrissi, Olivier Poizat, Guy Buntinx, Stéphane Delbaere, Aurélie Perrier, François Maurel, Patrice Jacques and Jiro Abe
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2011, 13, 13185-13195.

38. Comprehensive understanding of structure-photosensitivity relationships of photochromic [2.2]paracyclophane-bridged imidazole dimers
Katsuya Mutoh and Jiro Abe
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2011, 115(18), 4650-4656.

37. Synthesis and characterization of poly(tetramethylsilarylenesiloxane) derivatives bearing diphenylfluorene or diphenyldibenzosilole moieties
Kazutoshi Imai, Yoshihiko Kihara, Atsushi Kimoto, Jiro Abe, Yasufumi Tmaiai and Nobukatsu Nemoto
Polymer J., 2011, 43(1), 58-65.

36. Photochromic organogel based on [2.2]paracyclophane-bridged imidazole dimer with tetrapodal urea moieties
Masahiro Takizawa, Atsushi Kimoto and Jiro Abe
Dyes Pigm., 2011, 89(3), 254-259. (Invited Paper)


35. Third-order nonlinear optical properties of a π-conjugated biradical molecule investigated by third-harmonic generation spectroscopy
Hideo Kishida, Kenichi Hibino, Arao Nakamura, Daisuke Kato and Jiro Abe
Thin Solid Films, 2011, 519(3), 1028-1030.

2010年

34. Catalysis of mononuclear aquaruthenium complexes in oxygen evolution from water: A new radical coupling path using hydroxocerium(IV) species
Masaki Yoshida, Shigeyuki Masaoka, Jiro Abe and Ken Sakai
Chem. Asian J., 2010, 5(11), 2369-2378.

33. Unprecedented radical-radical reaction of a [2.2]paracyclophane derivative containing an imidazolyl radical moiety
Sayaka Hatano, Ken Sakai and Jiro Abe
Org. Lett., 2010, 12(18), 4152-4155.

32. Optical and electronic properties of siloxane-bridged cyclic dimers with naphthalene or pyrenylene moieties
Kazutoshi Imai, Sayaka Hatano, Atsushi Kimoto, Jiro Abe, Yasufumi Tamai and Nobukatsu Nemoto
Tetrahedron, 2010, 66(40), 8012-8017.

31. An efficient strategy for enhancing the photosensitivity of photochromic [2.2]paracyclophane-bridgedimidazole dimers
Katsuya Mutoh, Sayaka Hatano and Jiro Abe
J. Photopolym. Sci. Technol., 2010, 23(3), 301-306.

30. Electron spin resonance observation of field-induced charge carriers in ultrathin-film transistors of regioregular poly(3-hexylthiophene) with controlled in-plane chain orientation
Shun-ichiro Watanabe, Hisaaki Tanaka, Shin-ichi Kuroda, Akio Toda, Shusaku Nagano, Takahiro Seki, Atsushi Kimoto and Jiro Abe
Appl. Phys. Lett., 2010, 96(17), 173302/1-173302/3.

29. Fast photochromic polymers carrying [2.2]paracyclophane-bridged imidazole dimer
Atsushi Kimoto, Atsuhiro Tokita, Takeru Horino, Toyoji Oshima and Jiro Abe
Macromolecules, 2010, 43(8), 3764-3769.

28. Remarkable acceleration for back-reaction of a fast photochromic molecule
Yuka Harada, Sayaka Hatano, Atsushi Kimoto and Jiro Abe
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2010, 1(7), 1112-1115.

27. Photoinduced diffusive mass transfer in o-Cl-HABI amorphous thin films
Azusa Kikuchi, Yukari Harada, Mikio Yagi, Takashi Ubukata, Yasushi Yokoyama and Jiro Abe
Chem. Commun., 2010, 46(13), 2262-2264.

26. Formation of photoresponsive gold nanoparticle networks via click chemistry
Atsushi Kimoto, Koji Iwasaki and Jiro Abe
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2010, 9(2), 152-156.

2009年

25. Demonstrations of NMR quantum information processing utilizing 31P nuclei of phosphorus heterocycles
Shigekazu Ito, Taro Momozaki, Yuta Kishimoto, Jiro Abe and Fumiyasu Iwahori
Chem. Lett., 2009, 38(12), 1194-1195.

24. Synthesis of novel poly(tetramethyl-2,7-silpyrenylenesiloxane) and its thermal and optical properties
Kazutoshi Imai, Takumi Sasaki, Jiro Abe, Atsushi Kimoto, Yasufumi Tamai and Nobukatsu Nemoto
Polymer J., 2009, 41(8), 584-585.

23. Formation of hexaarylbiimidazole heterodimers via cross recombination of two lophyl radicals
Atsushi Kimoto, Shimpei Niitsu, Fumiyasu Iwahori and Jiro Abe
New J. Chemistry, 2009, 33(6), 1339-1342.

22. Ultrafast photodissociation dynamics of a hexaarylbiimidazole derivative with pyrenyl groups: dispersive reaction from femtosecond to 10 ns time regions
Hiroshi Miyasaka, Yusuke Satoh, Yukihide Ishibashi, Syoji Ito, Yutaka Nagasawa, Seiji Taniguchi, Haik Chosrowjan, Noboru Mataga, Daisuke Kato, Azusa Kikuchi and Jiro Abe
J. Am Chem. Soc., 2009, 131(21), 7256-7263.

21. Thermodynamic properties of the non-centrosymmetric type-I superconductor Rh2Ga9 and Ir2Ga9
Kouhei Wakui, Satoshi Akutagawa, Naoki Kase, Kenji Kawashima, Takahiro Muranaka, Yasufumi Iwahori, Jiro Abe and Jun Akimitsu
J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 2009, 78(3), 034710/1-034710/5.

20. A fast photochromic molecule that colors only under UV light
Yuta Kishimoto and Jiro Abe
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131(12), 4227-4229.

19. Synthesis and properties of optically functionalized polythiophene having porphyrin side-chain
Koji Iwasaki, Atsushi Kimoto, Shin-ichi Naya, Fumiyasu Iwahori and Jiro Abe
Synth. Met., 2009, 159(9-10), 880-884.

2008年

18. Photochromism of a radical diffusion-inhibited hexaarylbiimidazole derivative with intense coloration and fast decoloration performance
Kana Fujita, Sayaka Hatano, Daisuke Kato and Jiro Abe
Org. Lett., 2008, 10(14), 3105-3108.
This paper has been selected by the Editorial Board of SYNFACTS for its important insights.
SYNFACTS, 2008, 10, 1044.

17. Activation parameters for the recombination reaction of intramolecular radical pairs generated from the radical diffusion-inhibited HABI derivative
Sayaka Hatano and Jiro Abe
J. Phys. Chem. A., 2008, 112(27), 6098-6103.

16. Synthesis and magnetic properties of conjugated radical polymer
Daisuke Kato, Katsuya Inoue, Jun Akimitsu and Jiro Abe
Chem. Lett., 2008, 37(7), 694-695.

2007年

15. Ultrafast laser photolysis study on photodissociation dynamics of a hexaarylbiimidazole derivative
Yusuke Satoh, Yukihide Ishibashi, Syoji Ito, Yutaka Nagasawa, Hiroshi Miyasaka, Haik Chosrowjan, Seiji Taniguchi, Noboru Mataga, Daisuke Kato, Azusa Kikuchi and Jiro Abe
Chem. Phys. Lett., 2007, 448(4-6), 228-231.

14. Rational design of a new class of diffusion-inhibited HABI with fast back-reaction
Fumiyasu Iwahori, Sayaka Hatano and Jiro Abe
J. Phys. Org. Chem., 2007, 20(11), 857-863.

13. Mesomorphic behaviors and photoconductive properties of binary systems composed of electron donor and acceptor mesogens
Sang-Hee Han, Hirohisa Yoshida, Fumiyasu Iwahori and Jiro Abe
Sci. Technol. Adv. Mater., 2007, 7(1), 62-71.

2006年

12. Synthesis, structure, and magnetic property of manganese(II) complex of 1,2-closo-carboranyl biradical with S=3/2 ground state
Fumiyasu Iwahori, Kazunari Matsumura, Masahiro Ymashita and Jiro Abe
Chem. Lett., 2006, 35(1), 68-69.

11. Synthesis, crystal structure and magnetic property of o-carboranyl nitronyl nitroxide biradical: A prototype of three-dimensional analogue of o-benzoquinodimethane
Fumiyasu Iwahori, Yoshikazu Nishikawa, Ken-ichiro Mori, Masahiro Yamashita and Jiro Abe
Dalton Trans., 2006, 3, 473-477.

2005年

10. Crystal structure of light-induced colored species from photochromic dimer of 1,4-bisimidazolyl-tetrafluorobenzene
Azusa Kikuchi and Jiro Abe
Chem. Lett., 2005, 34(11), 1552-1553.

9. Synthesis and photochemical properties of photochromic iron(II) complex of hexaarylbiimidazole
Yuki Miyamoto, Azusa Kikuchi, Fumiyasu Iwahori and Jiro Abe
J. Phys. Chem. A., 2005, 109(45), 10183-10188.

8. A new family of pi-conjugated delocalized biradicals: Electronic structures of 1,4-bis(2,5-diphenylimidazol- 4-ylidene)cyclohexa-2,5-diene
Azusa Kikuchi and Jiro Abe
J. Phys. Chem. B., 2005, 109(41), 19448-19453.

7. Experimental and theoretical investigations of the molecular and the spin state of the carboranyl nitronyl nitroxide radical
Fumiyasu Iwahori, Kengo Kamibayashi, Ken-ichiro Mori, Yoshikazu Nishikawa, Masahiro Yamashita and Jiro Abe
Synth. Met., 2005, 153(1-3), 485-488.

6. Vibrational coherence of bis-imidazole derivative, BDPI-2Y, observed by ultrafast spectroscopy
Yutaka Nagasawa, Mayu Ogasawara, Yukihide Ishibashi, Hiroshi Miyasaka, Azusa Kikuchi and Jiro Abe
Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 2005, 431(1), 377-382.

5. Photochromism a novel hexaarylbiimidazole derivative having azobenzene moieties
Issei Nakahara, Azusa Kikuchi, Fumiyasu Iwahori and Jiro Abe
Chem. Phys. Lett., 2005, 402(1-3), 107-110.

4. Optoelectronic memories based on photoconductive binary liquid crystal composed of electron donor and acceptor molecules
Sang-Hee Han, Hirohisa Yoshida, Yoko Nobe, Fumiyasu Iwahori and Jiro Abe
Electrochemistry, 2005, 73(1), 41-43.

3. Molecular alignment and thermal stability of liquid crystalline phases in binary mixtures of electron donor and acceptor
Sang-Hee Han, Hirohisa Yoshida, Yoko Nobe, Masahiko Fujiwara, Junko Kamizori, Azusa Kikuchi, Fumiyasu Iwahori and Jiro Abe
J. Mol. Struct., 2005, 735-736, 375-382.

2004年

2. Synthesis, structure, and magnetic property of organic-radical labeled carborane
Fumiyasu Iwahori, Kengo Kamibayashi, Yoshikazu Nishikawa, Masahiro Yamashita and Jiro Abe
Chem. Lett., 2004, 33(11), 1460-1461.

1. Definitive evidence for the contribution of biradical character in a closed-shell molecule, derivative of 1,4-bis-(4,5-diphenylimidazol-2-ylidene)-cyclohexa-2,5-diene
Azusa Kikuchi, Fumiyasu Iwahori and Jiro Abe
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126(21), 6526-6527.

書籍・総説

【書籍】
日本化学会編・化学の要点シリーズ【30】巻「フォトクロミズム」共立出版
阿部二朗、武藤克也、小林洋一 著
2019年3月29日発売

高速フォトクロミック分子を基盤とする高次複合光応答
武藤克也、阿部二朗
「光機能性有機・高分子材料における新たな息吹」、シーエムシー出版、251-260、2019

Photochromism of pentaarylbiimidazoles and phenoxyl-imidazolyl radical complexes
Yoichi Kobayashi, Jiro Abe
Photon-Working Switches; Eds. Yasushi Yokoyama, Keitaro Nakatani, Springer, 2017.

高速フォトクロミック分子の高性能化と新機能創成
小林洋一、阿部二朗
「超分子材料の設計と応用展開」、シーエムシー出版、219-228、2014.


Photochromism
Jiro Abe, Hiroaki Yamashita, Katsuya Mutoh
Encyclopedia of Polymeric Nanomaterials; Eds. Shiro Kobayashi, Klaus Mullen, Springer, 1-9, 2014.

Fast photochromism of bridged imidazole dimers
Jiro Abe
New Frontiers in Photochromism; Eds. Masahiro Irie, Yasushi Yokoyama, Takahiro Seki, Springer, 2013.

ヘキサアリールビイミダゾール:もう一つの日本発のフォトクロミック化合物
阿部二朗
高分子学会編集・最先端材料システムOne Point 8巻「フォトクロミズム」、共立出版、77-85、2012.

架橋型イミダゾール二量体の高速フォトクロミズム
阿部二朗
「フォトクロミズムの新展開と光メカニカル機能材料」、シーエムシー出版、113-119、2011.

π共役ラジカルポリマー
加藤大輔、阿部二朗
「次世代共役ポリマーの超階層制御と革新機能」、シーエムシー出版、263-268、2009.

【総説・解説】
イミダゾリルラジカルを基盤とする高機能フォトクロミック分子の高次複合光応答
武藤克也、阿部二朗
有機合成化学協会誌、201977(5)、482-493.

可視光応答型フォトクロミック分子の進展
武藤克也、阿部二朗
光化学、201849(3)、136-143.

特別解説「超解像蛍光顕微鏡を可能にした蛍光分子 −有機化学の観点から」
阿部二朗
化学, 2014, 69(12), 27-30.

基礎研究を技術に展開する発想力
阿部二朗
荒川ニュース, 2014, No.367, 09.

トピックス夢の技術「磁気浮上グラファイトの光駆動技術」
阿部二朗
NEW DIAMOND, 2014, 30(1), 31-34.

最新トピックス「光の限界を超える! 回折限界を破る超解像顕微鏡」
武藤克也、阿部二朗
化学, 2013, 68(5), 74-75.

【高分子科学最近の進歩】高速光スイッチ分子の進展
阿部二朗
高分子、201261(8)、545-550

高速熱消色型フォトクロミック分子の進展
阿部二朗
光化学、201243(1)、2-9.

高速フォトクロミック分子の高性能化
阿部二朗
化学工業、201263(2)、17-22.


紫外線に反応して高速な発消色反応を示す分子
阿部二朗
化学と教育、200957(6)、282-283.


高速フォトクロミズムを示す新規ヘキサアリールビスイミダゾール
阿部二朗
The Chemical Times, 2009, 212(2), 8-12.

高速フォトクロミズム
阿部二朗
光化学、200839(3)、214-217.

紫外線に反応して高速に発消色する有機分子を開発
阿部二朗
科研費ニュース、20083、6.

紫外線を当てたときだけ発色する化合物
阿部二朗
化学、200863(10)、76-77.

ホウ素クラスター・カルボランによる局在スピン集積系の構築
岩堀史靖、松村一成、阿部二朗
高分子加工、200554(8)、23-28.

低温単結晶X線構造解析による不安定分子種の直接観察
化学、200156(3)、64-65.

軌道相互作用をコントロールして新しいπ電子共役系高分子を創る
阿部二朗
高分子加工、199948(9)、1-2.

ヘキサアリールビスイミダゾールのフォトクロミズム
阿部二朗、佐野智勝、白井靖男
ファインケミカル、199928(14)、60-71.

有機二次非線形光学分子のフロンティア
阿部二朗
化学と工業、199952(2)、133-136.

再考 − 非線形電子分極 −
阿部二朗
電気化学、199866(5)、471-479.

特許

ペンタアリールビイミダゾール化合物および該化合物の製造方法(特開2015-189765、出願人:関東化学株式会社)
ベンゾクロメン化合物、フォトクロミック剤及びフォトクロミック光学材料(特開2015-137259、出願人:阿部二朗、株式会社三城ホールディングス、伊藤光学工業株式会社)
【特許権成立】ナフトピラン化合物の消色速度調節法(特許第6071871号、登録日2017年1月13日、特許権者:阿部二朗、伊藤光学工業株式会社)
パラシクロファン誘導体(特開2014-172844、出願人:阿部二朗、伊藤光学工業株式会社)
パラシクロファン骨格化合物及びフォトクロミック化合物(特開2014-172843、出願人:阿部二朗、伊藤光学工業株式会社)
磁気起動装置および磁気駆動方法(特開2014-54129、出願人:阿部二朗)
酵素阻害剤(特開2013-255442、出願人:阿部二朗、関東化学株式会社)
【特許権成立】ビスイミダゾール化合物(特許第5713750号、登録日2015年3月20日、特許権者:阿部二朗、株式会社トクヤマ)
【特許権成立】調光組成物(特許第5564467号、登録日2014年6月20日、特許権者:伊藤光学工業株式会社、阿部二朗)
【特許権成立】フォトクロミック材料(特許第5674305号、登録日2015年1月9日、特許権者:三菱瓦斯化学株式会社、阿部二朗)
フォトクロミック材料の光感度向上方法(特開2011-144290、出願人:三菱瓦斯化学株式会社、阿部二朗)
フォトクロミック材料の消色速度の調節方法(特開2011-144289、出願人:三菱瓦斯化学株式会社、阿部二朗)
セキュリティインク(特開2011-132265、出願人:学校法人青山学院、阿部二朗)
【特許権成立】架橋型ヘキサアリールビスイミダゾール新規化合物およびその誘導体、該化合物の製造方法、ならびに該製造方法に用いられる前駆体化合物(特許第4643761号、登録日2010年12月10日、特許権者:阿部二朗、関東化学株式会社)
π共役ラジカル高分子(特願2008-014714)
光学材料及び光学材料の製造方法(特開平14-318373)
ブロック共重合体、及びミクロ相分離構造膜の製造方法(特願平15-315420)
ピリジル基を有する化合物、ベタイン化合物、重合体および高分子非線形光学材料(特開平11-149099)
スルホン残基を有するベタイン化合物、スチルバゾール化合物および非線形光学材料(特開平10-253998)
新規ベタイン化合物、重合体および高分子非線形光学材料(特開平10-101669)
芳香族ジカルボン酸およびジアミン化合物(特開平10-36338)
有機非線形光学材料および新規ベタイン化合物(特開平10-7670)
新規ジアミン化合物、ポリアミドおよび高分子非線形光学材料(特開平9-222624)
安息香酸エステル誘導体、芳香族ポリアミドおよび非線形光学材料(特開平9-67324)
フタル酸誘導体、ポリエステルおよび高分子非線形光学材料(特開平8-127646)
安息香酸誘導体とピリジン誘導体との複合体からなる非線形光学材料(特開平6-329632)

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