Publications

Publication List

2024
  • "Biased Bowl-Direction of Monofluorosumanene in the Solid State"
    Y. Yakiyama, M. Li, D. Zhou, T. Abe, C. Sato, K. Sambe, T. Akutagawa, T. Matsumura, N. Matubayasi, H. Sakurai
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2024, 146, 5224–5231.
    DOI: 10.1021/jacs.3c11311        
  • "Expanding the library of sumanene molecular receptors for caesium-selective potentiometric sensors"
    J. Ażgin, M. Wesoły, K. Durka, H. Sakurai, W. Wróblewski, A. Kasprzak
    Dalton Trans. 2024, 53, 2964–2972.
    DOI: 10.1039/D3DT03885H        
  • "Mechanistic Study in Gold Nanoparticle Synthesis through Microchip Laser Ablation in Organic Solvents"
    B. S. Hettiarachchi, Y. Takaoka, Y. Uetake, Y. Yakiyama, H. Y. Yoshikawa, M. Maruyama, H. Sakurai
    Metals 2024, 14, 155.
    DOI: 10.3390/met14020155        
  • "Uncovering gold nanoparticle synthesis using a microchip laser system through pulsed laser ablation in aqueous solution"
    B. S. Hettiarachchi, Y. Takaoka, Y. Uetake; Y. Yakiyama, H. H. Lim, T. Taira, M. Maruyama, Y. Mori, H. Y. Yoshikawa, H. Sakurai
    Ind. Chem. Mater. 2024, accepted.
    DOI: 10.1039/D3IM00090G        
  • "Oxidation-derived anticancer potential of sumanene-ferrocene conjugates"
    A. Kasprzak, A. Zuchowska, P. Romanczuk, A. Kowalczyk, I. P. Grudzinski, A. Malkowska, A. M. Nowicka, H. Sakurai
    Dalton Trans. 2024, 53, 56–64.
    DOI: 10.1039/d3dt03810f        
2023
  • "Ultra-Rapid and Specific Gelation of Collagen Molecules for Transparent and Tough Gels by Transition Metal Complexation"
    T. Suezawa, N. Sasaki, Y. Yukawa, N. Assan, Y. Uetake, K. Onuma, R. Kamada, D. Tomioka, H. Sakurai, R. Katayama, M. Inoue, M. Matsusaki
    Adv. Sci. 2023, 10, 2302637.
    DOI: 10.1002/advs.202302637        
  • "Reversible Modulation of the Electronic and Spatial Environment around Ni(0) Centers Bearing Multifunctional Carbene Ligands with Triarylaluminum"
    Y. Yamauchi, Y. Mondori, Y. Uetake, Y. Takeichi, T. Kawakita, H. Sakurai, S. Ogoshi, Y. Hoshimoto
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 16938–16947.
    DOI: 10.1021/jacs.3c06267        
  • "Sumanene-stacked supramolecular polymers. Dynamic, solvation-directed control"
    H. Mizuno, H. Nakazawa, M. Harada, Y. Yakiyama, H. Sakurai, G. Fukuhara
    Chem. Commun. 2023, 59, 9595–9598.
    DOI: 10.1039/D3CC02990E        
  • "A sumanene-containing magnetic nanoadsorbent for the removal of caesium salts from aqueous solutions"
    A. Kasprzak, M. Matczuk, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Commun. 2023, 59, 9591–9594.
    DOI: 10.1039/D3CC02657D        
  • "Dihydroxyacetone Production by Glycerol Oxidation under Moderate Condition Using Pt Loaded on La1−xBixOF Solids"
    N. Nunotani, M. Takashima, Y.-B. Choi, Y. Uetake, H. Sakurai, N. Imanaka
    Chem. Commun. 2023, 59, 9533–9536.
    DOI: 10.1039/D3CC01734F        
  • "Radiation-induced synthesis of carbon-supported niobium oxide nanoparticle catalysts and investigation of heat treatment conditions to improve the oxygen reduction reaction activity"
    N. Shinyoshi, S. Seino, Y. Uetake, T. Nagai, R. Monden, A. Ishihara, T. Nakagawa
    J. Ceram. Soc. Jpn. 2023, 131, 575–580.
    DOI: 10.2109/jcersj2.23039        
  • "Collective bending motion of a two-dimensionally correlated bowl-stacked columnar liquid crystalline assembly under a shear force"
    Y. Shoji, R. Komiyama , M. Kobayashi, A. Kosaka, T. Kajitani, R. Haruki, R. Kumai, S. Adachi , T. Tada , N. Karasawa , H. Nakano , H. Nakamura , H. Sakurai , T. Fukushima
    Sci. Adv. 2023, 9, eadg8202.
    DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.adg8202        
  • "Fluorosumanenes as building blocks for organic crystalline dielectrics"
    Y. Yakiyama, M. Li, H. Sakurai
    Pure Appl. Chem. 2023, 95, 421–430.
    DOI: 10.1515/pac-2023-0211        
  • "Derivatization of sumanenetrione through Lewis acid-mediated Suzuki-Miyaura coupling and an unprecedented ring opening"
    J. Han, Y. Uetake, Y. Yakiyama, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Commun. 2023, 59, 4632–4635.
    DOI: 10.1039/D3CC00394A        
  • "Application of Monoferrocenylsumanenes Derived from Sonogashira Cross-Coupling or Click Chemistry Reactions in Highly Sensitive and Selective Cesium Cation Electrochemical Sensors"
    A. Kasprzak, A. Gajda-Walczak, A. Kowalczyk, B. Wagner, A. M. Nowicka, M. Nishimoto, M. Koszytkowska-Stawińska, H. Sakurai
    J. Org. Chem. 2023, 88, 4199–4208.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.2c02767        
  • "Synthesis of π-extended and bowl-shaped sumanene-ferrocene conjugates and their application in highly selective and sensitive cesium cations electrochemical sensors"
    J. Cyniak, Ł. Kocobolska, N. Bojdecka, A. Gajda-Walczak, A. Kowalczyk, B. Wagner, A. Nowicka, H. Sakurai, A. Kasprzak
    Dalton Trans. 2023, 52, 3137–3147.
    DOI: 10.1039/D3DT00084B        
  • "Size-selective Preparation of Gold Nanoparticles Stabilized on Chitosan Using the Matrix-Transfer Method"
    N. Assan, Y. Uetake, H. Sakurai
    J. Nanopart. Res. 2023, 25, 50.
    DOI: 10.1007/s11051-023-05700-x        
  • "Acceleration Effect of Bowl‐shaped Structure in Aerobic Oxidation Reaction: Synthesis of Homosumanene ortho‐Quinone and Azaacene‐Fused Homosumanenes"
    M. Nishimoto, Y. Uetake, Y. Yakiyama, A. Saeki, J. Freudenberg, U. H. F. Bunz, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Eur. J. 2023, 29, e202203461.
    DOI: 10.1002/chem.202203461        
  • "Synthesis of fully substituted sumanenes at the aromatic periphery through hexabromomethylation"
    H. Nakazawa, Y. Uetake, Y. Yakiyama, H. Sakurai
    Asian J. Org. Chem. 2023, 12, e202200585.
    DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.202200585        
  • "Pentagon-fused sumanenes on the aromatic peripheries en route to the bottom-up synthesis of fullerenes"
    H. Nakazawa, Y. Uetake, Y. Yakiyama, H. Sakurai
    Synlett 2023, 34, 374–378.
    DOI: 10.1055/a-1992-0487        
  • "Thermodynamic differentiation of the two sides of azabuckybowl through complexation with square planar platinum(II)"
    M. Nishimoto, Y. Uetake, Y. Yakiyama, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Asian J. 2023, 18, e202201103.
    DOI: 10.1002/asia.202201103        
2022
  • "Structural Symmetry and Spin Multiplicity of Sumanene Derivative Radical Molecules"
    Y. Baba, H. Sakurai, A. Muraoka
    J. Comput. Chem. Jpn. 2022, 21, 55–57.
    DOI: 10.2477/jccj.2022-0033        
  • "Intramolecular hydroamination catalysed by gold nanoparticles deposited on fibrillated cellulose"
    Y. Uetake, B. Suwattananuruk, H. Sakurai
    Sci. Rep. 2022, 12, 20602.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-24955-3        
  • "Sumanene-Functionalised Bis(terpyridine)-Ruthenium(II) Complexes Showing Photoinduced Structural Change and Cation Sensing"
    J. Han, Y. Yakiyama, Y. Takeda, H. Sakurai
    Inorg. Chem. Front. 2022, 10, 211–217.
    DOI: 10.1039/D2QI01801B        
  • "Synthesis of Sumanene-fused Acenes"
    H. Nakazawa, A. Ohya, Y. Morimoto, Y. Uetake, N. Ikuma, K. Okada, M. Nakano, Y. Yakiyama, H. Sakurai
    Asian J. Org. Chem. 2022, 11, e202200471.
    DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.202200471        
  • "Infrared and Laser-Induced Fluorescence Spectra of Sumanene Isolated in Solid para-Hydrogen"
    I. Weber, M. Tsuge, P. Sundararajan, M. Baba. H. Sakurai, Y.-P. Lee
    J. Phys. Chem. A 2022, 126, 5283–5293.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.2c02906
  • "Turning Dielectric Response by Co-crystallisation of Sumanene and Its Fluorinated Derivative"
    M. Li, X. Chen, Y. Yakiyama, J. Wu, T. Akutagawa, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Commun. 2022, 58, 8950–8953.
    DOI: 10.1039/D2CC02766F
  • "Radiation Induced Synthesis of Tin-based Nanoparticles and Investigation of the Generating Mechanism"
    N. Shinyoshi, S. Seino, N. Uegaki, S. Fujieda, Y. Uetake, T. Nakagawa
    RADIOISOTOPES 2022, 71, 171–177.
    DOI: 10.3769/radioisotopes.71.171
  • "Room-Temperature Reversible Chemisorption of Carbon Monoxide on Nickel(0) Complexes"
    Y. Yamauchi, Y. Hoshimoto, T. Kawakita, T. Kinoshita, Y. Uetake, H. Sakurai, S. Ogoshi
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 8818–8826.
    DOI: 10.1021/jacs.2c02870
  • "Dielectric Response of 1,1-Difluorosumanene Caused by an In-Plane Motion"
    M. Li, J.-Y. Wu, K. Sambe, Y. Yakiyama, T. Akutagawa, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima, K. Matsuda, H. Sakurai
    Mater. Chem. Front. 2022, 6, 1752–1758.
    DOI: 10.1039/D2QM00134A
  • "Synthesis of the C70 Fragment Buckybowl, Homosumanene and Heterahomosumanenes via Ring-Expansion Reactions from Sumanenone"
    M. Nishimoto, Y. Uetake, Y. Yakiyama, F. Ishiwari, A. Saeki, H. Sakurai
    J. Org. Chem. 2022, 87, 2508–2519.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c02416
  • “Tuning the sumanene receptor structure towards the development of potentiometric sensors”
    A. Kasprzak, A. Tobolska, H. Sakurai, W. Wróblewski
    Dalton Trans. 2022, 51, 468–472.
    DOI: 10.1039/d1dt03467g
2021
  • "Lewis acid-mediated Suzuki–Miyaura cross-coupling reaction"
    T. Niwa, Y. Uetake, M. Isoda, T. Takimoto, M. Nakaoka, D. Hashizume, H. Sakurai, T. Hosoya
    Nature Catal. 2021, 4, 1080–1088.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41929-021-00719-6
  • "Chemo- and regioselective cross-dehydrogenative coupling reaction of 3-hydroxycarbazoles with arenols catalyzed by a mesoporous silica-supported oxovanadium"
    K. Kasama, K. Kanomata, Y. Hinami, K. Mizuno, Y. Uetake, T. Amaya, M. Sako, S. Takizawa, H. Sasai, S. Akai
    RSC Adv. 2021, 11, 35342–35350.
    DOI: 10.1039/d1ra07723f
  • "Synthesis of Benzoisoselenazolones via Rh(III)-Catalyzed Direct Annulative Selenation Using Elemental Selenium"
    Q.-F. Xu-Xu, Y. Nishii, Y. Uetake, H. Sakurai, M. Miura
    Chem. Eur. J. 2021, 27, 17952–17959.
    DOI: 10.1002/chem.202103485
  • "Synthesis and pyrolysis of fullerenol-stabilized Pt nanocolloids for unique approach to Pt-doped carbon"
    M. K. E. Cabello, Y. Uetake, Y. Yao, S. Kuwabata, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Asian J. 2021, 16, 2280–2285.
    DOI: 10.1002/asia.202100495
  • "Pyridine Ring Modification of Indane-1,3-dione Dimers for Control of their Crystal Structure"
    Y. Yakiyama, T. Fujinaka, M. Nishimura, S. Ryotaro, H. Sakurai
    Asian J. Org. Chem. 2021, 10, 2690–2696.
    DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.202100275
  • "The Dawn of Sumanene Chemistry: My Personal History with π-Figuration"
    H. Sakurai
    Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2021, 94, 1579–1587.
    DOI: 10.1246/bcsj.20210046
  • "Theoretical study on the molecular stacking interaction and charge transport properties of triazasumanene crystals - from explanation to prediction"
    X. Chen, H. Sakurai, H. Wang, S. Gao, H.-D. Bi, F.-Q. Bai
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2021, 23, 4681–4689.
    DOI: 10.1039/D0CP06102F
  • "Volcano-Type Correlation between Particle Size and Catalytic Activity on Hydrodechlorination Catalyzed by AuPd Nanoalloy"
    Y. Uetake, S. Mouri, S. Haesuwannakij, K. Okumura, H. Sakurai
    Nanoscale Adv. 2021, 3, 1496–1501.
    DOI: 10.1039/D0NA00951B
  • "Disaggregation of a sumanene-containing fluorescent probe towards highly sensitive and specific detection of caesium cations"
    A. Kasprzak, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Commun. 2021, 57, 343–346.
    DOI: 10.1039/D0CC07226E
2020
  • "Size-Controlled Preparation of Gold Nanoparticles Deposited on Surface-Fibrillated Cellulose Obtained by Citric Acid Modification"
    T. Chutimasakul, Y. Uetake, J. Tantirungrotechai, T. Asoh, H. Uyama, H. Sakurai
    ACS Omega 2020, 5, 33206–33213.
    DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.0c04894
  • "Application of cup-shaped trilactams for selective extraction of volatile compounds by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry"
    S. Sartyoungkul, I. Thaveesangsakulthai, M. K. E. Cabello, C. Kulsing, H. Sakurai
    Analyst 2020, 145, 6668–6676.
    DOI: 10.1039/d0an01061h
  • "Theoretical Study on Singlet Fission Dynamics in Sumanene-Fused Acene Dimers"
    K. Okada, M. Nakano, H. Miyamoto, H. Nakazawa, Y. Uetake, H. Sakurai
    J. Phys. Chem. C 2020, 124, 19499–19507.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c06215
  • "Control by one drop of solvent: selective preparation of guest release/trap-triggered interconvertible molecular crystals"
    Y. Yakiyama, T. Fujinaka, M. Nishimura, R. Seki, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 9687–9690.
    DOI: 10.1039/d0cc03408h
  • "Dual role of cellulose monolith in the continuous-flow and support of gold nanoparticles for green catalyst"
    Z.-T. Xie, T. Asoh, Y. Uetake, H. Sakurai, H. Uyama
    Carbohydr. Polym. 2020, 247, 116723.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2020.116723
  • "Tris(ferrocenylmethidene)sumanene: Synthesis, photophysical properties and application for the efficient caesium cation recognition in water"
    A. Kasprzaka, A. Kowalczykb, A. Jagielskac, B. Wagnerc, A. M. Nowickab, H. Sakurai
    Dalton Trans. 2020, 49, 9965–9971.
    DOI: 10.1039/D0DT01506G
  • "Pt–Pd Nanoalloy for the Unprecedented Activation of Carbon–Fluorine Bond at Low Temperature"
    R. N. Dhital, K. Nomura, Y. Sato, S. Haesuwannakij, M. Ehara, H. Sakurai
    Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2020, 93, 1180–1185.
    DOI: 10.1246/bcsj.20200112
  • "Anisotropic Contraction of a Polyaromatic Capsule and Its Cavity-Induced Compression Effect"
    N. Kishida, K. Matsumoto, Y. Tanaka, M. Akita, H. Sakurai, M. Yoshizawa
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 9599–9603.
    DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c02932
  • "Synthesis of C70-fragment buckybowls bearing alkoxy substituents"
    Y. Yakiyama, S. Hishikawa, H. Sakurai
    Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2020, 16, 681–690.
    DOI: 10.3762/bjoc.16.66
  • "Synthesis and Dimerization Properties of Cup- and Bowl-shaped Cyclic Trilactams"
    S. Sartyoungkul, Y. Yakiyama, H. Sakurai
    Asian J. Org. Chem. 2020, 9, 947–952.
    DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.202000140
  • "Gold Nanoparticles Stabilized by Molecular Fullerenols"
    K. Kokubo, M. K. E. Cabello, N. Sato, Y. Uetake, H. Sakurai
    ChemNanoMat 2020, 6, 524–528
    DOI: 10.1002/cnma.201900778
  • "Time-dependent Density Functional Theory Investigation of Excited State Intramolecular Proton Transfer in Tris(2-hydroxyphenyl)triazasumanene"
    S. Sartyoungkul, M. Ehara, H. Sakurai
    J. Phys. Chem. A 2020, 124, 1227–1234
    DOI:10.1021/acs.jpca.9b10340
  • "Selective Oxidative Hydroxylation of Arylboronic Acids by Colloidal Nanogold Catalyzed in Situ Generation of H2O2 from Alcohols Under Aerobic Conditions"
    Vinsen, Y. Uetake, H. Sakurai
    Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2020, 93, 299–301
    DOI:10.1246/bcsj.20190265
  • "The Excimer Formation of Aryl Iodides Chemisorbed on Gold Nanoparticles for Significant Enhancement of the Photoluminescence"
    P. Maity, K. Sasai, R. N. Dhital, H. Sakai, T. Hasobe, H. Sakurai
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2020, 11, 1199–1203
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b03557
2019
  • "Electronic and vibrational structure in the S0 and S1 states of corannulene"
    A. Kanaoka, H. Tohyama, S. Kunishige, T. Katori, A. Nishiyama, M. Misono, N. Nakayama, H. Sakurai, M. Tsuge, M. Baba
    J. Chem. Phys. 2019, 151, 234305 (9 pages).
    DOI: 10.1063/1.5129852
  • "Formation of a Large Confined Spherical Space with a Small Aperture Using Flexible Hexasubstituted Sumanene"
    Y. Yakiyama, T. Hasegawa, H. Sakurai
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 18099–18103.
    DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b07902
  • "Site-selective cation–π interaction as a way of selective recognition of cesium cation with sumanene-functionalized ferrocenes"
    A. Kasprzak, H. Sakurai
    Dalton Trans. 2019, 48, 17147–17152.
    DOI: 10.1039/C9DT03162F
  • "Sumanene Hexaester: An Electron Deficient Buckybowl"
    H. Toda, Y. Uetake, Y. Yakiyama, H. Nakazawa, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima, H. Sakurai
    Synthesis 2019, 51, 4576–4581.
    DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1690206
  • "Dielectric and Sorption Responses of Hydrogen-Bonding Network of Amorphous C60(OH)12 and C60(OH)36"
    S. Uchikawa, A. Kawasaki, N. Hoshino, T. Takeda, S-i. Noro, K. Takahashi, T. Nakamura, N. Sato, K. Kokubo, H. Sakurai, T. Akutagawa
    J. Phys. Chem. C 2019, 123, 23545–23553.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b06951
  • "Molecular Packing and Solid‐state Photophysical Properties of 1,3,6,8‐Tetraalkylpyrenes"
    T. Iwasaki, S. Murakami, Y. Takeda, G. Fukuhara, N. Tohnai, Y. Yakiyama, H. Sakurai, N. Kambe
    Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 14817–14825.
    DOI: 10.1002/chem.201903224
  • "Infrared spectrum of hydrogenated corannulene rim-HC20H10 isolated in solid para-hydrogen"
    P. Sundararajan, M. Tsuge, M. Baba, H. Sakurai, Y.-P. Lee
    J. Chem. Phys. 2019, 151, 044304 (10 pages).
    DOI: 10.1063/1.511169
  • "Liquid Phase Pulsed Laser Ablation on Pyrite"
    Y. Motohashi, Y. Yakiyama, F. Mafuné, H. Okajima, A. Sakamoto, T. Shimizu, Y. Minami, N. Sarukura, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2019, 48, 712–714.
    DOI: 10.1246/cl.190141
  • "Generation of “Sumanenylidene”: A Ground-State Triplet Carbene on a Curved π-Conjugated Periphery"
    Y. Yakiyama, Y. Wang, S. Hatano, M. Abe, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Asian J. 2019, 14, 1844–1848.
    DOI: 10.1002/asia.201801802
2018
  • "Sequential double C–H functionalization of 2,5-norbornadiene in flow"
    H. Kim, Z. Yin, H. Sakurai, J. Yoshida
    React. Chem. Eng. 2018, 3, 635–639.
    DOI:10.1039/C8RE00131F
  • "Universality of Giant Seebeck Effect in Organic Small Molecules"
    H. Kojima, R. Abe, F. Fujiwara, M. Nakagawa, K. Takahashi, D. Kuzuhara, H. Yamada, Y. Yakiyama, H. Sakurai, T. Yamamoto, M. Ikeda, M. Nakamura
    Mater. Chem. Front. 2018, 2, 1276–1283.
    DOI:10.1039/C7QM00596B
  • "Nucleophilic Substitution at the Internal Carbon of Sumanene Framework with Inversion of Configuration"
    N. Ngamsomprasert, Y. Yoshida, Y. Yakiyama, N. Ikuma, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2018, 47, 878–880.
    DOI: 10.1246/cl.180270
  • "Molecular Arrangements of Corannulene and Sumanene in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes"
    Y. Iizumi. Z. Liu, K. Suenaga, S. Okaza, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai, T. Okazaki
    ChemNanoMat 2018, 4, 557–561.
    DOI: 10.1002/cnma.201800101
  • "Internal-peripheral diosmylation of sumanene overcoming the dearomatization hurdle by the distortion of curved π-system"
    N. Ikuma, Y. Yoshida, Y. Yakiyama, N. Ngamsomprasert, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2018, 47, 736–739.
    DOI: 10.1246/cl.180156
  • "Triazasumanene: an Isoelectronic Heteroanalogue of Sumanene"
    Q. Tan, P. Kaewmati, S. Higashibayashi, M. Kawano, Y. Yakiyama, H. Sakurai
    Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2018, 91, 531–537.
    DOI:10.1246/bcsj.20170384
  • "Thermoelectric and Thermal Transport Properties in Sumanene Crystals"
    H. Kojima, M. Nakagawa, R. Abe, F. Fujiwara, Y. Yakiyama, H. Sakurai, M. Nakamura
    Chem. Lett. 2018, 47, 524–527.
    DOI: 10.1246/cl.171210
  • "Tris(2-hydroxyphenyl)triazasumanene: Bowl-shaped excited-state intramolecular proton transfer (ESIPT) fluorophore coupled with aggregation-induced enhanced emission (AIEE)"
    P. Kaewmati, Y. Yakiyama, H. Ohtsu, M. Kawano, S. Haesuwannakij, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai
    Mater. Chem. Front. 2018, 2, 514–519.
    DOI:10.1039/C7QM00530J
2017
  • "Intramolecular Hydroamination by a Primary Amine of an Unactivated Alkene on Gold Nanoclusters: A DFT Study"
    K. Bobuatong, H. Sakurai, M. Ehara
    ChemCatChem 2017, 9, 4490–4500.
    DOI:10.1002/cctc.201700839
  • "Hydrogen-bonded Hexagonal Buckybowl Network"
    I. Hisaki, H. Toda, H. Sato, N. Tohnai, H. Sakurai
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 15294–15298.
    DOI:10.1002/anie.201708115
  • "Hexathioalkyl sumanenes: An electron-donating buckybowl as a building block for supramolecular materials"
    Y. Shoji, T. Kajitani, F. Ishiwari, Q. Ding, H. Sato, H. Anetai, T. Akutagawa, H. Sakurai, T. Fukushima
    Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 8405–8410.
    DOI: 10.1039/C7SC03860G
  • "Synthesis of a C70 Fragment Buckybowl C28H14 from a C60 Fragment Sumanene"
    S. Hishikawa, Y. Okabe, R. Tsuruoka, S. Higashibayashi, H. Ohtsu, M. Kawano, Y. Yakiyama, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2017, 46, 1556–1559.
    DOI:10.1246/cl.170612
  • "2,3,5,6,8,9-Hexabromosumanene: Synthesis and Its Application to Suzuki–Miyaura Cross-Coupling"
    H. Toda, Y. Yakiyama, Y. Shoji, F. Ishiwari, T. Fukushima, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2017, 46, 1368–1371.
    DOI:10.1246/cl.170566
  • "N-type Superconductivity in an Organic Mott Insulator induced by Light-driven Electron-doping"
    M. Suda, N. Takashina, S. Namuangruk, N. Kungwan, H. Sakurai, H. M. Yamamoto
    Adv. Meter. 2017, 29, 1606833.
    DOI: 10.1002/adma.201606833
  • "The Impact of the Polymer Chain Length on the Catalytic Activity of Poly(N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone)-supported Gold Nanoclusters"
    S. Haesuwannakij. T. Kimura, Y. Furutani, K. Okumura, K. Kokubo, T. Sakata, H. Yasuda, Y. Yakiyama, H. Sakurai
    Sci. Rep. 2017, 7, 9579.
    DOI:10.1039/C6FD00227G
  • "Partially Fluoride-Substituted Hydroxyapatite as a Suitable Support for the Gold-Catalyzed Homocoupling of Phenylboronic Acid: An Example of Interface Modification"
    S. Haesuwannakij. Y. Yakiyama, H. Sakurai
    ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 2998–3003.
    DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b03524
  • "Fe, Ru, and Os Complexes with the Same Molecular Framework: Comparison of Structures, Properties and Catalytic Activities"
    M. Yoshida, M. Kondo, M. Okamura, M. Kanaike, S. Haesuwannakij, H. Sakurai, S. Masaoka
    Faraday Discuss. 2017, 198, 181–196.
    DOI:10.1039/C6FD00227G
  • "Size-controlled Preparation of Gold Nanoclusters on Hydroxyapatite through Trans-deposition Method"
    S. Haesuwannakij, T. Poonsawat, E. Somsook, Y. Yakiyama, R. N. Dhital, H. Sakurai
    J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2017, 17, 4649–4657.
    DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2017.13777
  • "A Sumanene-Based Aryne, "Sumanyne""
    N. Ngamsomprasert, Y. Yakiyama, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2017, 46, 446–448.
    DOI:10.1246/cl.161117
  • "Two-way Correspondence Between Carbon Nanotubes and Caps: Development of a Numerical Algorithm and a Tool for Organic Cap Synthesis"
    T. Sugai, H. Sakurai
    Carbon 2017, 116, 678–685.
    DOI:10.1016/j.carbon.2017.02.038
  • "Electronic and vibrational structures in the S0 and S1 states of coronene"
    S. Kunishige, A. Kanaoka, T. Katori, M. Kawabata, M. Baba, T. Yamanaka, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai
    J. Chem. Phys. 2017, 146, 044309 (8 pages).
    DOI:10.1063/1.4974336
  • "Sumanene Derivatives Functionalized at the Internal Carbon"
    Ngamsomprasert, J.-S. Dang, S. Higashibayashi, Y. Yakiyama, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 697–700.
    DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08970D
  • "Synthesis of Triaryltriazasumanenes"
    P. Kaewmati, Q. Tan, S. Higashibayashi, Y. Yakiyama, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2017, 46, 146–148.
    DOI: 10.1246/cl.160978
2016
  • "Synthesis of Hydroxysumanene and Substituent Effect of Hydroxy Group on Bowl Inversion Dynamics and Electronic Structure"
    N. Ngamsomprasert, G. Panda, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai
    J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 11978–11981.
    DOI:10.1021/acs.joc.6b02046
  • "Bowl Inversion and Electronic Switching of Buckybowls on Gold"
    S. Fujii, M. Zlatdinov, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai, M. Kiguchi
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 12142–12149.
    DOI:10.1021/jacs.6b04741
  • "Structure, Interaction, and Dynamics of Au/Pd Bimetallic Nanoalloys Dispersed in Aqueous Ethylpyrrolidone, a Monomeric Moiety of Polyvinylpyrrolidone"
    A. Gupta, B. Boekfa, H. Sakurai, M. Ehara
    J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120, 17454–17464.
    DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b05097
  • "Mechanism of Ullmann Coupling Reaction of Chloroarene on Au/Pd Alloy Nanocluster: A DFT Study"
    J. Meeprasert, S. Namuangruk, B. Boekfa, R. N. Dhital, H. Sakurai, M. Ehara
    Organometalics 2016, 35, 1192–1201.
    DOI:10.1021/acs.organomet.5b01009
  • "Thermal stability, solubility, and fluorescence property of poly(arylene vinylene ketone)s bearing 1,1’-binaphthylene units"
    T. Tsukamoto, K. Maeyama, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai
    React. Funct. Polym. 2016, 100, 123–129.
    DOI:10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2016.01.014
2015
  • "Significant stabilization of palladium by gold in the bimetallic nanocatalyst leading to an enhanced activity in the hydrodechlorination of aryl chlorides"
    S. Karanjit, A. Jinasan, E. Somsook, R. N. Dhital, K. Motomiya, Y. Sato, K. Tohji, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 12724–12727.
    DOI:10.1039/C5CC04432D
  • "Gold/Palladium Alloy for Carbon–Halogen Bond Activation: An Unprecedented Halide Dependence"
    R. N. Dhital, K. Bobuatong, M. Ehara, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Asian J. 2015, 10, 2669–2676.
    DOI:10.1002/asia.201500722
  • "Mechanism of the Aerobic Homocoupling of Phenylboronic Acid on Au20: A DFT Study"
    S. Karanjit, M. Ehara, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Asian J. 2015, 10, 2397–2403.
    DOI:10.1002/asia.201500535
  • "Investigation on the Dynamic Behavior of Bisumanenyl"
    B. B. Shrestha, S. Karanjit, S. Higashibayashi, T. Amaya, T. Hirao, H. Sakurai
    Asian J. Org. Chem. 2015, 4, 62–68.
    DOI:10.1002/ajoc.201402226
2014
  • "C–Cl Bond Activation on Au/Pd Bimetallic Nanocatalysts Studied by Density Functional Theory and Genetic Algorithm Calculations"
    B. Boekfa, E. Pahl, N. Gaston, H. Sakurai, J. Limtrakul, M. Ehara
    J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118, 22188–22196.
    DOI:10.1021/jp5074472
  • "Sumanenetrione Anions Generated by Electrochemical and Chemical Reduction"
    S. Higashibayashi, B. B. Shrestha, Y. Morita, M. Ehara, K. Ohkubo, S. Fukuzumi, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2014, 43, 1297–1299.
    DOI:10.1246/cl.140351
  • "Eclipsed Columnar Packing in Crystal Structure of Sumanenetrione"
    B. B. Shrestha, Y. Morita, T. Kojima, M. Kawano, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2014, 43, 1294–1296.
    DOI:10.1246/c1.140350
  • "DFT Studies of Mechanism and Origin of Stereoselectivity of Palladium-Catalyzed Cyclotrimerization Reactions Affording syn-Tris(norborneno)benzenes"
    M. Yamanaka, M. Morishima, Y. Shibata, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai
    Organometallics 2014, 33, 3060–3068.
    DOI:10.1021/om500322b
  • "Synthesis of Thermally Stable, Wholly Aromatic Polyketones with 2,2'-Dimethoxy-1,1'-binaphthyl-6,6'-diyl Units through Nanosized-Palladium-Cluster-Catalyzed Suzuki–Miyaura Coupling Polymerization"
    K. Maeyama, M. Suzuki, T. Tsukamoto, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai
    React. Funct. Polym. 2014, 79, 24–28.
    DOI:10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2014.03.007
  • "Correlation between Bowl-Inversion Energy and Bowl Depth in Substituted Sumanenes"
    B. B. Shrestha, S. Karanjit, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai
    Pure Appl. Chem. 2014, 86, 747–753.
    DOI:10.1515/pac-2013-1212
  • "Columnar/Herringbone Dual Crystal Packing of Pyrenylsumanene and its Photophysical Properties"
    B. B. Shrestha, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai
    Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2014, 10, 841–847.
    DOI:10.3762/bjoc.10.80
  • "Beam-Induced Graphitic Carbon Cage Transformation from Sumanene Aggregates"
    J. Fujita, M. Tachi, K. Murakami, H. Sakurai, Y. Morita, S. Higashibayashi, M. Takeguchi
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 2014, 104, 043107.
    DOI:10.1063/1.486373
  • "Size-Controlled Preparation of Gold Nanoclusters Stabilized by Hydrophilic Polymers with High Viscosity Using Microflow Reactor"
    S. Haesuwannakij, W. Karuehanon, Mishra, H. Kitahara, H. Sakurai, S. Kanaoka, S. Aoshima
    Monatsch. Chem. 2014, 145, 23–28.
    DOI: 10.1007/s00706-013-1001-z
2013
  • "Bimetallic Gold/Palladium Alloy Nanoclusters: An Effective Catalyst for Ullmann Coupling of Chloropyridines under Ambient Conditions"
    R. N. Dhital, C. Kamonsatikul, E. Somsook, H. Sakurai
    Catal. Sci. Technol. 2013, 3, 3030–3035.
    DOI:10.1039/C3CY00303E
  • "Fluorinated and Trifluoromethylated Corannulenes"
    B. M. Schmidt, B. Topolinski, M. Yamada, S. Higashibayashi, M. Shionoya, H. Sakurai, D. Lentz
    Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 13872–13880.
    DOI:10.1002/chem.201301910
  • "Sumanenylferrocenes and their solid state self-assembly"
    B. Topolinski, B. M. Schmidt, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai, D. Lentz
    Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 13809–13812.
    DOI:10.1039/C3DT51569A
  • "Jet spectroscopy of buckybowl: Electronic and vibrational structures in the S0 and S1 states of triphenylene and sumanene"
    S. Kunishige, M. Kawabata, M. Baba, T. Yamanaka, Y. Morita, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai
    J. Chem. Phys. 2013, 139, 044313. (8 pages)
    DOI:10.1063/1.4816636
  • "Stereoelectronic Effect of Curved Aromatic Structure Favouring the Unexpected endo Conformation of Benzylic Substituted Sumanene"
    S. Higashibayashi, S. Onogi, H. K. Srivastava, G. N. Sastry, Y.-T. Wu, H. Sakurai
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 28, 7314–7316.
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201303134
  • "Nanosized Palladium-Catalyzed Suzuki–Miyaura Coupling Polymerization: Synthesis of Soluble Aromatic Poly(ether ketone)s"
    K. Maeyama, T. Tsukamoto, M. Suzuki, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai
    Polymer J. 2013, 45, 401–405.
    DOI:10.1038/pj.2012.158
  • "Synthesis of Substituted Sumanenes by Aromatic Electrophilic Substitution Reactions"
    B. B. Shrestha, S. Karanjit, G. Panda, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2013, 42, 386–388.
    DOI:10.1246/cl.2013.386
  • "The Synthesis of Hexaflorosumanene and its Congeners"
    B. M. Schmidt, B. Topolinski, S. Higashibayashi, T. Kojima, M. Kawano, D. Lentz, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 3282–3286.
    DOI:10.1002/chem.201204622
  • "Aryl Iodides as Strong Inhibitor for Gold and Gold-Based Bimetallic quasi-Homogeneous Catalysis"
    R. N. Dhital, C. Kamonsatikul, E. Somsook, Y. Sato, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 2542–2544.
    DOI:10.1039/C3CC39019E
  • "Mechanism of the aerobic oxidation of methanol to formic acid on Au8: A DFT study"
    S. Karanjit, K. Bobuatong, R. Fukuda, M. Ehara, H. Sakurai
    Int. J. Quant. Chem. 2013, 113, 428–436.
    DOI: 10.1002/qua.24056
  • "Magnetic Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy and Electronic Structures of C3 Symmetry Buckybowls"
    J. Mack, Y. Morita, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai, N. Kobayashi
    Chem. Phys. Lett. 2013, 556, 188–194.
    DOI:10.1016/j.cplett.2012.11.042
2012
  • "Bimetallic AuPd Nanocluster Catalysts with Controlled Atomic Gold Distribution for Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Tetralin"
    A. Murugadoss, K. Okumura, H. Sakurai
    J. Phys. Chem. C 2012, 116, 26776–26783.
    DOI: 10.1021/jp307377r
  • "Low-temperature Carbon−Chlorine Bond Activation by Bimetallic Gold/Palladium Alloy Nanoclusters: An Application to Ullmann Coupling"
    R. N. Dhital, C. Kamonsatikul, E. Somsook, K. Bobuatong, M. Ehara, H. Sakurai
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 20250–20253.
    DOI:10.1021/ja309606k
  • "Electonic Properties of Trifluoromethylated Corannulenes"
    B. M. Schmidt, S. Seki, B. Topolinski, K. Ohkubo, S. Fukuzumi, H. Sakurai, D. Lentz
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 11385–11388.
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201205757
  • "Addition versus Oxygenative Cleavage: Two Contradictory Reactivities in the Reaction of N-Benzyl 4-Pentenylamine Catalyzed by Colloidal Nanogold under Aerobic Conditions"
    H. Kitahata, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2012, 41, 1328–1330.
    DOI: 10.1246/cl.2012.1328
  • "Aerobic Oxygenation of Phenylboronic Acid Promoted by Thiol under Gold-free Conditions: A Warning against Gold Nanoparticle Catalysis"
    P. Kaewmati, E. Somsook, R. N. Dhital, H. Sakurai
    Tetrahedron Lett. 2012, 53, 6104–6106.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2012.08.142
  • "Gold/Palladium Bimetallic Alloy Nanoclusters Stabilized by Chitosan as Highly Efficient and Selective Catalyst for Homocoupling of Arylboronic Acid"
    O. Sophiphun, J. Wittayakun, R. N. Dhital, S. Haesuwannakij, A. Murugadoss, H. Sakurai
    Aust. J. Chem. 2012, 65, 1238–1243.
    DOI: 10.1071/CH12175
  • "Emission Amplification by Sumanene Nanocrystals in an Onigiri-Type Organic–Organic Assembly"
    Y. Morita, S. Nakao, S. Haesuwannakij, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 9050–9052.
    DOI: 10.1039/C2CC33643J
  • "Microwave-assisted synthesis of methyl (1S,2R,4S,5R)-7-aza-5-hydroxybicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-carboxylate through unexpected stereoselective substitution reaction"
    S. Onogi, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai
    Tetrahedron Lett. 2012, 53, 3710–3712.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2012.04.098
  • "Enantioselective synthesis of a chiral nitrogen-doped buckybowl"
    Q.-T. Tan, S. Higashibayashi, S. Karanjit, H. Sakurai
    Nature Commun. 2012, 3, 891.
    DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1896
  • "Anomalous Efficacy of Bimetallic Au/Pd Nanoclusters in C–Cl Bond Activation and Formal Metathesis-type C–B Bond Activation at Room Temperature"
    R. N. Dhital, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2012, 41, 630–632.
    DOI: 10.1246/cl.2012.630
  • "Palladium-catalyzed Arylation of Methylene-Bridged Polyarenes: Synthesis and Structures of 9-Arylfluorene Derivatives"
    J.-J. Chen, S. Onogi, Y.-C. Hsieh, C.-C. Hsiao, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai, Y.-T. Wu
    Adv. Synth. Catal. 2012, 354, 1551–1558.
    DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201100931
  • "Trimethylsumanene: Enantioselective Synthesis, Substituent Effect on Bowl Structure, Inversion Energy, and Electron Conductivity"
    S. Higashibayashi, R. Tsuruoka, Y. Soujanya, U. Purushotham, G. N. Sastry, S. Seki, T. Ishikawa, S. Toyota, H. Sakurai
    Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2012, 85, 450–467.
    DOI: 10.1246/bcsj.20110286
  • "Anti-Addition Mechanism in the Intramolecular Hydroalkoxylation of Alkene Catalyzed by PVP-Stabilized Nanogold"
    H. Kitahata, H. Sakurai
    Molecules. 2012, 17, 2579–2586.
    DOI: 10.3390/molecules17032579
  • "Experimental electron density of sumanene, a bowl shaped fullerene fragment; comparison with the related corannulene hydrocarbon"
    S. Mebs, M. Weber, P. Luger, B. M. Schmidt, H. Sakurai, S. Higashibayashi, S. Onogi, D. Lentz
    Org. Biomol. Chem. 2012, 10, 2218–2222.
    DOI: 10.1039/C2OB07040E
  • "Aerobic oxidation of methanol to formic acid on Au20: a theoretical study on the reaction mechanism"
    K. Bobuatong, S. Karanjit, R. Fukuda, M. Ehara, H. Sakurai
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2012, 14, 3103–3111.
    DOI: 10.1039/c2cp23446g
  • "Where to bind in buckybowls? The dilemma of a metal ion"
    D. Vijay, H. Sakurai, V. Subramanian, G. N. Sastry
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2012, 14, 3057–3065.
    DOI: 10.1039/c2cp22087c
  • "Synthesis of Bimetallic Gold–Silver Alloy Nanoclusters by Simple Mortar Grinding"
    A. Murugadoss, N. Kai, H. Sakurai
    Nanoscale 2012, 4, 1280–1282.
    DOI: 10.1039/C2NR11727D
  • "Chiral Phenylazomethine Cage"
    R. Shomura, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai, Y. Matsushita, A. Sato, M. Higuchi
    Tetrahedron Lett. 2012, 53, 783–785.
    DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2011.11.141
  • "Selective Synthesis of C3 Symmetric Functionalized Sumanenes"
    S. Higashibayashi, Nasir Baig R. B., Y. Morita, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2012, 41, 84–86.
    DOI: 10.1246/cl.2012.84
  • "Dual Roles of Polyhydroxy Matrices for Homocoupling of Arylboronic Acid Catalysed by Gold Nanoclusters Under Acidic Conditions"
    R. N. Dhital, A, Murugadoss, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Asian J. 2012, 7, 55–59.
    DOI: 10.1002/ asia.201100478
2011
  • "Synthesis of Aromatic Polyketones Bearing 1,1’-Binaphthyl-2,2’-dioxy Units through Suzuki–Miyaura Coupling Polymerization"
    K. Maeyama, T. Tsukamoto, M. Suzuki, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2011, 40, 1445–1446.
    DOI:10.1246/cl.2011.1445
  • "Chitosan-Stabilized Gold, Gold–Palladium, and Gold–Platinum Nanoclusters as Efficient Catalysts for Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols"
    A. Murugadoss, H. Sakurai
    J. Mol. Catal. A: Chemical 2011, 341, 1–6.
    DOI:10.1016/j.molcata.2011.03.019
  • "Aerobic Oxidation of Cyclic Amines to Lactams Catalyzed by PVP-stabilized Nanogold"
    P. Preedasuriyachai, W. Chavasiri, H. Sakurai
    Synlett 2011, 1121–1124.
    DOI:10.1055/s-0030-1259937
  • "The Impact of Basis Set Superposition Error on the Structure of π–π Dimers"
    D. Vijay, H. Sakurai, G. N. Sastry
    Int. J. Quant. Chem. 2011, 111, 1893–1901.
    DOI:10.1002/qua.22486
  • "Gold- and gold–palladium/poly(1-vinylpyrrolidin-2-one) nanoclusters as quasi-homogeneous catalysts for aerobic oxidation of glycerol"
    S. Yudha S., R. N. Dhital, H. Sakurai
    Tetrahedron Lett. 2011, 52, 2633–2637.
    DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2011.03.027
  • "Magnetically Recoverable Magnetite/Gold Catalyst Stabilized by Poly(N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone) for Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols"
    H. W. Chen, A. Murugadoss, T. S. A. Hor, H. Sakurai
    Molecules 2011, 16, 149–161.
    DOI:10.3390/molecules16010149
  • "Catalytic Activity of Gold Nanoclusters in Intramolecular Hydroamination of Alkenes and Alkynes with Toluenesulfonamide under Aerobic and Basic Conditions"
    H. Kitahara, H. Sakurai
    J. Organomet. Chem. 2011, 696, 442–449.
    DOI:10.1016/j.jorganchem.2010.08.038
2010
  • "N-formylation of Amines Catalyzed by Nanogold Under Aerobic Oxidation Conditions with MeOH or Formalin"
    P. Preedasuriyachai, H. Kitahara, W. Chavasiri, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2010, 39, 1174–1176.
    DOI: 10.1246/cl.2010.1174
  • "Formal Lewis Acidic Character of Gold Nanocluster Catalyst"
    H. Sakurai, I. Kamiya, H. Kitahara
    Pure Appl. Chem. 2010, 82, 2005–2016.
    DOI: 10.1351/PAC-CON-09-12-06
  • "Stereoselective Cyclotrimerization of Enantiopure Iodonorbornenes Catalyzed by Pd Nanoclusters for C3 or C3v Symmetric syn-Tris(norborneno)benzenes"
    S. Higashibayashi, A. F. G. Masud Reza, H. Sakurai
    J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 4626–4628.
    DOI: 10.1021/jo100710h
  • "Optical Resolution of Chiral Buckybowls by Chiral HPLC"
    R. Tsuruoka, S. Higashibayashi, T. Ishikawa, S. Toyota, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2010, 39, 646–647.
    DOI: 10.1246/cl.2010.646
  • "Gold Nanocluster as a Catalyst for Intramolecular Addition of Primary Amines to Unactivated Alkenes under Aerobic Conditions"
    H. Kitahara, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2010, 39, 46–48.
    DOI: 10.1246/cl.2010.46
2009
  • "Intramolecular Addition of Toluenesulfonamide to Unactivated Alkenes Catalyzed by Gold Nanoclusters under Aerobic Conditions"
    H. Kitahara, I. Kamiya, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2009, 38, 908–909.
    DOI: 10.1246/cl.2009.908
  • "Preparation of C3 Symmetric Homochiral syn-Trisnorbornabenzenes through Regioselective Cyclotrimerization of Enantiopure Iodonorbornenes"
    A. F. G. Masud Reza, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Asian J. 2009, 4, 1329–1337.
    DOI: 10.1002/asia.200900132
  • "Effect of Electronic Structures of Au Clusters Stabilized by Poly(N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone) on Aerobic Oxidation Catalysis"
    H. Tsunoyama, N. Ichikuni, H. Sakurai, T. Tsukuda
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 7086–7093.
    DOI: 10.1021/ja810045y
  • "Aerobic Oxygenation of Benzylic Ketones Promoted by Gold Nanocluster Catalyst"
    H. Sakurai, I. Kamiya, H. Kitahara, H. Tsunoyama, T. Tsukuda
    Synlett 2009, 245–248.
    DOI: 10.1055/s-0028-1087674
2008
  • "Asymmetric Synthesis of a Chiral Buckybowl, Trimethylsumanene"
    S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 8592–8593.
    DOI: 10.1021/ja802822k
  • "Tris[2-(deuteriomethylsulfanyl)phenyl]phosphinedeuteriochloroform 0.125-solvate"
    S. Wong, M.-L. Ooi, H. Sakurai, S.-W. Ng
    Acta Crist. 2008, E64, o898.
    DOI: 10.1107/S1600536808010817
2007
  • "Thermosensitive Gold Nanoclusters Stabilized by Well-Defined Vinyl Ether Star Polymers: Reusable and Durable Catalysts for Aerobic Alcohol Oxidation"
    S. Kanaoka, N. Yagi, Y. Fukuyama, S. Aoshima, H. Tsunoyama, T. Tsukuda, H. Sakurai
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 12060–12061.
    DOI: 10.1021/ja0735599
  • "Lewis Acid Character of Zero-valent Gold Nanoclusters under Aerobic Conditions: Intramolecular Hydroalkoxylation of Alkenes"
    I. Kamiya, H. Tsunoyama, T. Tsukuda, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2007, 36, 646–647.
    DOI: 10.1246/cl.2007.646
  • "Effect of Ag-Doping on the Catalytic Activity of Polymer-Stabilized Au Clusters in Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohol"
    N. K. Chaki, H. Tsunoyama, Y. Negishi, H. Sakurai, T. Tsukuda
    J. Phys. Chem. C 2007, 111, 4885–4888.
    DOI: 10.1021/jp070791s
  • "Synthetic Application of PVP-stabilized Au Nanocluster Catalyst to Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols in Aqueous Solution under Ambient Conditions"
    H. Tsunoyama, T. Tsukuda, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2007, 36, 212–213.
    DOI: 10.1246/cl.2007.212
  • "Synthesis of an Enantiopure syn-Benzocyclotrimer through Regioselective Cyclotrimerization of a Halonorbornene Derivative under the Palladium Nanocluster Conditions"
    S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai
    Chem. Lett. 2007, 36, 18–19.
    DOI: 10.1246/cl.2007.18
  • "Oxidative Homo-coupling of Potassium Aryltrifluoroborates Catalyzed by Gold Nanocluster under Aerobic Conditions"
    H. Sakurai, H. Tsunoyama, T. Tsukuda
    J. Organomet. Chem. 2007, 692, 368–374.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2006.04.054
2006
  • "Size Effect on Catalysis of Gold Clusters Dispersed in Water for Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohol"
    H. Tsunoyama, H. Sakurai, T. Tsukuda
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