2022

All-Organic Electroactive Shape-Changing Knitted Textiles Using Thermoprogrammed Shape-Memory Fibers Spun by 3D printing, M. L. Kim, E. H. Otal, J. Takizawa, N. R. Sinatra, K. Dobson, M. Kimura, ACS Applied Polymer Materials, (2022) in press. Selected as Supplementary Cover of Journal.

Molecular Geometry Dependent Electronic Coupling and Reorganization Energy for Electron Transfer between Dye Molecule Adsorbed on TiO2 Electrode and Co Complex in Electrolyte Solutions, M. Koshika, I. Cho, N. Yoshii, K. Yoshimura, D. Morikawa, R. Takagi, Y. Nishii, D. Moia, P. Wagner, N. Koumura, M. Kimura, A. J. Mozer, S. Mori, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 126, 3339-3350 (2022).

Book Chapter: Fluoride Detection and Quantification, and Overview from Traditional to Innovative Material-Based Methods, E. H. Otal, M. L. Kim, M. Kimura, Fluoride (Eds. E, W. Wambu, G. J. Lagat, K. Ayabei), Open Access Peer-reviewed Chapter, DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.102879 (2022).

2021

Versatile Covalent Postsynthstic Modification of Metal Organic Frameworks via Thermal Condensation for Fluoride Sensing in Water, Eugenio H. Otal, Manuela L. Kim, Y. Hattori, Y. Kitazawa, Juan P. Hinestroza, M. Kimura, Bioengineering, 8 (12), 196 (2021).

A solid-state pathway towards the tunable carboxylation of cellulosic fabrics, Eugenio H. Otal, Manuela, L. Kim, Juan P. Hinestroza, Mutsumi Kimura, Membranes, 11(7), 514  https://doi.org/10.3390/membranes11070514 (2021). 東工大 松本先生のSpecial issue

Effect of the Ethanol/BTC ratio on the methane uptake of mechanochemically synthesized MOF-199, Manuela Leticia Kim, Deicy Barrera, Mutsumi Kimura, Juan Paulo Hinestroza, Karim Sapag, Eugenio Hernan Otal, Chemistry An Asian Journal, 16, 1086-1091 (2021).

The long and bright path of a lanthanide MOF: from the basics towards the application, Eugenio Otal, Hideki Tanaka, Manuela Kim, Juan Hinestroza, Mutsumi Kimura, Chemistry-A European Journal, 27, 7376-7382 (2021). RISM 田中先生とCornell University Hinestroza先生との共同研究成果

An open-source portable device for the determination of fluoride in drinking water, Eugenio Otal, Manuela Leticia Kim, Steffen Dietrich, Ryogo Takada, Shinji Nakaya, Mutsumi Kimura, ACS Sensors, 6, 1, 259-266 (2021). 信州大学 工学部 中屋先生との共同研究成果

The effect of bulky electron-donating thioether substituents on the performance of phthalocyanine-based dye-sensitized solar cells, Mine Ince, Ren Kuboi, Tuncay Ince, Kuon Yoshimura, Daiki Motoyoshi, Masahiro Sonobe, Ryota Kudo, Shogo Mori, Mutsumi Kimura, Tomas Torres, Sustainable Energy & Fuel, 5, 584-589 (2021). スペイン Torres先生との共同研究成果

2020

Stacking Control by Molecular Symmetry of Sterically Protected Phthalocyanines, Ryota Kudo, Masahiro Sonobe, Yoshiaki Chino, Yu Kitazawa, Mutsumi Kimura, Molecules, 25, 5532 (2020); doi:10.3390/molecules25235552 (大阪大学 山口先生のSpecial issue https://www.mdpi.com/journal/molecules/special_issues/Sup_Mol)

Meso-substituted Tetrabenzotriazaporphyrins for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Lara Tejerina, Satoshi Yamamoto, Ismael Lopez-Duarte, M. Victoria Martinez-Diaz, Mutsumi Kimura, Tomas Torres, Helvetica Chimica Acta, 103, e200085 (2020). スペイン Torres先生との共同研究成果

Room-temperature chemical synthesis of C2, Kazunori Miyamoto, Shodai Narita, Yui Masumoto, Takahiro Hashishin, Taisei Osawa, Mutsumi Kimura, Masahito Ochiai, Masanobu Uchiyama, Nature Communications, 11, 2134 (2020). 東京大 宮本先生・内山先生との共同研究成果

Significant Effect of Electronic Coupling on Electron Transfer between Surface-Bound Porphyrins and Co2+/3+ Complex Electrolytes, Inseong Cho, Long Zhao, Joseph I. Mapley, Sayedmohsen Shahshahan, Pawel Wagner, Keith C. Gordon Peter C. Innis, Mutsumi Kimura, Shogo Mori, Attila J. Mozer, J. Phys. Chem. C 124, 9178-9190 (2020). オーストラリア Mozer先生・信州大学 森先生との共同研究成果

3D Structural Optimization of Zinc Phthalocyanine-Based Sensitizers for Enhancement of Open-Circuit Voltage of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Takuro Ikeuchi, Ryota Kudo, Yu Kitazawa, Shogo, Mori, Mutsumi Kimura, energies, 13, 2288 (2020) ; https://doi.org/10.3390/en13092288

Activation of Water at Active-site Cavity of Zinc Phthalocyanine with Tris(pentafluorophenyl)borane, Takuro Ikeuchi, Ryota Kudo, Tatsuya Yoshii, Nagao Kobayashi, Yu Kitazawa, Mutsumi Kimura, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 7, 622-625 (2020).

Near-infrared fluorescent phthalocyanine liquid developed through controlling intermolecular interactions, Yoshiaki Chino, Takashi Nakanishi, Mutsumi Kimura, New Journal of Chemistry, 44, 1689-1693 (2020).

2019

Enantioselective deprotometalation of N,N-dialkyl ferrocenecarboxamides using metal amides, Madani Hedidi, Gandrath Dayaker, Yu Kitazawa, Tatsuya Yoshii, Mutsumi Kimura, William Erb, Ghenia Bentabed-Ababsa, Floris Chevallier, Masanobu Uchiyama, Philippe C. Gros  and  Florence Mongin, New J. Chem., 43, 14898-14907 (2019).

A water-resilient carbon nanotube based strain sensor for monitoring structural integrity, Ahuja Preety, Akiyama Shingo, Ujjain Sanjeev Kumar, Kukobat, Radovan, Vallejos-Burgos Fernando, Futamura Ryusuke, Hayashi Takuya, Kimura Mutsumi, Tomanek David, Kaneko Katsumi,  J. Mater. Chem. A, Vol. 7, 34 (2019).

pH-Induced Color-changeable Particles Composed of Amphiphilic Zinc Phthalocyanines Dispersed in Aqueous Media, Kawata Takahiro and Kimura Mutsumi, Chem.Lett., Vol.48, 8 (2019).

Asymmetrical and symmetrical zinc phthalocyanine-cobalt ferrite conjugates embedded in electrospun fibers for dual photocatalytic degradation of azo dyes: Methyl Orange and Orange G, Mapukata Sivuyisiwe, Kobayashi Nagao, Kimura Mutsumi, Nyokong Tebello, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, Vol.379, Pages 112-122 (2019).

Physicochemical and photodynamic antimicrobial chemotherapy activity of morpholine-substituted phthalocyanines: Effect of point of substitution and central metal, AzoleSindelo NagaoKobayashi, MutsumiKimura, TebelloNyokong, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, Vol.374, Pages 58-67 (2019).

2018

Hollow structured porous carbon fibers with the inherent texture of the cotton fibers, Kento Sagisaka, Atsushi Kondo, Taku Iiyama, Mutsumi Kimura, Hiroyuki Fujimoto, Hidekazu Touhara, Yoshiyuki Hattori, Chemical Physics Letters. Vol.710, Pages 118-122 (2018).

Increased Light-Harvesting in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells through Forster Resonance Energy Transfer within Supramolecular Dyad Systems, Takahiro Kawata, Yoshiaki Chino, Nagao Kobayashi, and Mutsumi Kimura, Langmuir 34 (25), 7294-7300 (2018).

Physicochemical properties of water soluble unsymmetrical phthalocyanine-folic acid conjugates, Gauta Gold Matlou, NagaoKobayashi, MutsumiKimura and TebelloNyokong, Dyes and Pigments, Vol. 149, Pages 393-398 (2018).

Photophysical properties of a novel styryl-BODIPY with a fused crown ether moiety, Justin Stone, John Mack, Tebello Nyokong, Mitsumi Kimura and Nagao Kobayashi, Journal of Porphyrins and PhthalocyaninesVol. 22, No. 01n03, pp. 1-9 (2018).

2017

Development of Fiber and Textile-Shaped Organic Solar Cells for Smart Textiles, Kazuyoshi Sugino, Yoshika Ikeda, Shuichi Yonezawa, Shuichi Gennaka, Mutsumi Kimura, Tadashi Fukawa, Sanae Inagaki, Yuichi Konosu, Akihiko Tanioka, Hidetoshi Matsumoto, J.Fiber Sci.Technol,73(12),336-342 (2017).

Photophysical and optical limiting properties of a novel distyryl-BODIPY with fused crown ether moieties, Aviwe K. May, Justin Stone, Bokolombe P. Ngoy, John Mack, Tebello Nyokong, Mutsumi Kimura and Nagao Kobayashi, Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, Vol. 21, No. 12, pp. 832-843 (2017).

Structural Effect of the Pendant Unit in Thiocyanate-Free Ru-II Sensitizers on the Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Performance, Rei Tamura, Takahiro Kono, Shogo Mori, Mutsumi Kimura, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, Vol.2017, 43, November 24 (2017).

Selective Blocking Property of Microporous Polymer Membranes Fabricated by Chemical Vapor Deposition, Takeshi Shii, Masaru Hatori, Kazuma Yokota, Yoshiyuki Hattori & Mutsumi Kimura, Scientific Reports, 7, Article number: 15596 (2017).

Regioregular Phthalocyanines Substituted with Bulky Donors at Non-Peripheral Positions, Satoshi Yamamoto, Kengo Kuribayashi, Takuro N. Murakami, Eunsang Kwon, Martin J. Stillman, Nagao Kobayashi, Hiroshi Segawa, Mutsumi Kimura, Chemistry-A European Journal, Vol.23, 61 (2017).

Catalytic Oxidation of Thiols within Cavities of Phthalocyanine Network Polymers, Rei Tamura, Takahiro Kawata, Yoshiyuki Hattori, Nagao Kobayashi and Mutsumi Kimura, Macromolecules,50,20 (2017).

Deep Axial Inclusion of Two Aromatic Molecules by Dimethyl-beta-Cyclodextrin and beta-Cyclodextrin, Yayoi Kobayashi, Tomonori Hoshi,  Satoshi Yamamoto,  Mutsumi Kimura, Nagao Kobayashi, Chemistryselect,Vol.2,30, (2017).

Synthesis and photophysical studies of asymmetric zinc phthalocyanine-magnetic nanoparticle conjugates, Gauta Gold Matlou,Nagao Kobayashi, Mutsumi Kimura  and  Tebello Nyokong, New J. Chem.,41, 12309-12318 (2017).

Stimuli-responsive Rheological Properties for Liquid Phthalocyanines, Yoshiaki Chino ,Avijit Ghosh ,Takashi Nakanishi ,Nagao Kobayashi ,Kazuchika Ohta and Mutsumi Kimura, Chem. lett., Vol.46, No.10 (2017).

Discotic liquid crystals of transition metal complexes, 54(+): Rapid microwave-assisted synthesis and homeotropic alignment of phthalocyanine-based liquid crystals, Toshiyuki Akabane, Kazuchika Ohta, Tokihiro Takizawa, Takehiro Matsuse and Mutsumi Kimura, Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines,Vol. 21, No. 07n08, pp. 476-492 (2017).

Optical limiting properties of 2,6-dibromo-3,5-distyrylBODIPY dyes at 532 nm, Gugu Kubheka, John Mack, Nagao Kobayashi, Mitsumi Kimura and Tebello Nyokong, Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, Vol. 21, No. 07n08, pp. 523-531 (2017).

Carbazole-Fused Zinc(II)-Phthalocyanine Sensitizers, Mutsumi Kimura, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Yuki Tohata, Takuro Ikeuchi, Satoshi Yamamoto, Nagao Kobayashi, Asian Journal Of Organic Chemistry, Vol.6, Issue5.Pages 544-550 (2017).

Discotic liquid crystals of transition metal complexes, 53: synthesis and mesomorphism of phthalocyanines substituted by m-alkoxyphenylthio groups, Yoshiaki Chino, Kazuchika Ohta, Mutsumi Kimura and Mikio Yasutake, Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines,Vol. 21, No. 03, pp. 159-178 (2017).

Preparation and formation mechanism of porous carbon nanosheets by thermal decomposition of polyvinyl alcohol films impregnated with zinc (II) and nitrate ions, Yoshiyuki Hattori, Rikio Kojima, Kento Sagisaka, Motoki Umeda, Toshihisa Tanaka, Atsushi Kondo, Taku Iiyama, Mutsumi Kimura, Hiroyuki Fujimoto, Hidekazu Touhara, Solid State Sciences, Vol.65, Pages 33-40 (2017).

2016

Low-Symmetry Omega-Shaped Zinc Phthalocyanine Sensitizers with Panchromatic Light-Harvesting Properties for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Satoshi Yamamoto, Angel Zhang , Martin J. Stillman, Nagao Kobayashi, Mutsumi Kimura, Chemistry-A European Journal, Vol.22, 52, Pages 18760-18768 (2016).

Aggregation Control of Robust Water-Soluble Zinc(II) Phthalocyanine-Based Photosensitizers, Takuro Ikeuchi, John Mack, Tebello Nyokong, Nagao Kobayashi, Mutsumi Kimura, Langmuir,32,45,11980-11985 (2016).

Interfacial Charge Transfer in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Using SCN-Free Terpyridine-Coordinated Ru Complex Dye and Co Complex Redox Couples, Takahiro Kono, Naruhiko Masaki, Masahiro Nishikawa, Rei Tamura, Hiroyuki Matsuzaki, Mutsumi Kimura, Shogo Mori, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces,8,26,16677-16683 (2016).

Low-Symmetrical Zinc(II) Benzonaphthoporphyrazine Sensitizers for Light-Harvesting in Near-IR Region of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Takuro Ikeuchi, Shogo Mori, Nagao Kobayashi, Mutsumi Kimura, Inorg. Chem.,55,10,5014-5018 (2016).

Topological Control of Columnar Stacking Made of Liquid-Crystalline Thiophene-Fused Metallonaphthalocyanines, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Koki Kawano, Kazuchika Ohta, Yo Shimizu, Nagao Kobayashi, Mutsumi Kimura, Chemistry Open, Vol.5, 2, Pages 150-156 (2016).

Contorted Arene-fused Metallophthalocyanines, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Nagao Kobayashi, Mutsumi Kimura, ASIAN JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, Vol.5, Issue4, April, Pages 506-512 (2016).

A Novel Covalently Linked Zn Phthalocyanine-Zn Porphyrin Dyad for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells, Satoshi Yamamoto, Shogo Mori, Pawel Wagner, Attila J. Mozer, Mutsumi Kimura, ISRAEL JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY, Volume56, Issue2‐3, Special Issue: Porphyrins and Porphyrinoids,March ,Pages 175-180 (2016).

An Alkyloxyphenyl Group as a Sterically Hindered Substituent on a Triphenylamine Donor Dye for Effective Recombination Inhibition in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Takurou N. Murakami, Nagatoshi Koumura, Eri Yoshida, Takashi Funaki, Shingo Takano, Mutsumi Kimura, Shogo Mori, Langmuir ,32,4,1178-1183 (2016).

2015

Versatile Molding Process for Tough Cellulose Hydrogel Materials, Mutsumi Kimura, Yoshie Shinohara , Junko Takizawa , Sixiao Ren , Kento Sagisaka , Yudeng Lin , Yoshiyuki Hattori & Juan P. Hinestroza, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS , Vol. 5 , Issue 16266 (2015).

Enhanced Charge Separation Efficiency in Pyridine-Anchored Phthalocyanine-Sensitized Solar Cells by Linker Elongation, Takuro Ikeuchi, Saurabh Agrawal, Masayuki Ezoe,  Shogo Mori, Mutsumi Kimura, CHEMISTRY-AN ASIAN JOURNAL, Volume10, Issue11,November,Pages 2347-2351 (2015).

Small Molecule Bulk-heterojunction Solar Cells Composed of Two Discrete Organic Semiconductors, Keisuke Takemoto, Mutsumi Kimura, Chem. Lett. Vol.44, No.3 (2015) .

Simulation Study on Optical Absorption Property of Fiber- and Fabric-Shaped Organic Thin-Film Solar Cells with Resin Sealing Layer, Tsuboi Kazuma, Matsumoto Hidetoshi, Fukawa Tadashi, Tanioka Akihiko, Sugin, Kazuyoshi, Ikeda, Yoshika, Yonezawa Shuichi, Gennaka Shuich, Kimura Mutsum, SEN-I GAKKAISHI, Vol.71, Issue 3, 121-126 (2015).

Zinc phthalocyanine sensitizer having double carboxylic acid anchoring groups for dye-sensitized solar cells with cobalt(II/III)-based redox electrolyte, Mutsumi Kimura, Yuki Tohata, Takuro Ikeuchia  and  Shogo Mori, RSC Adv., 5, 82292-82295 (2015).

Redox Responsive Polymer Incorporated with Mesogenic Unit and Bis(benzodithiolyl)bithienyl Scaffold, Toshihiro Ohtake, Hideki Tanaka, Tetsuro Matsumoto, Mutsumi Kimura, and Akira Ohta, Heterocycles Special issue Vol 90, 2, pp. 811 – 818 (2015).