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Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, Japan (MEXT)
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas
Project Leader: Takashi Kato, Area Number: 6104, FY2019-FY2023
Aquatic Functional Materials:
Creation of New Materials Science for Environment-Friendly and Active Functions

Achievements FY2020 A02

Publications

FY2022
FY2021
FY2020
FY2019

FY2020
Planned Research A02

A02-1 Principal Investigator, Yoshihisa Harada

  1. *原田慈久, “放射光オペランド計測の近未来:軟X線吸収・発光分光の発展と機能材料分析”, 精密工学会誌, 87, 34-38 (2021).
    *Yoshihisa Harada, “The Near Future of Synchrotron Radiation Operation Analysis : Development of Soft X-ray Absorption and Emission Spectroscopy for Functional Materials”, Journal of Japan Society for Precision Engineering87, 34-38 (2021). (in Japanese)
    DOI: 10.2493/jjspe.87.34
    Published online: 05 Jan. 2021.
  2. Ryusuke Watanabe, Takeshi Sakamoto, Kosuke Yamazoe, Jun Miyawaki, *Takashi Kato, and *Yoshihisa Harada, “Ion Selectivity of Water Molecules in Subnanoporous Liquid-Crystalline Water-Treatment Membranes: A Structural Study of Hydrogen Bonding”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.59, 23461-23465 (2020). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.202008148
    Published online: 19 Oct. 2020.
    A01/A02 Collaboration, Very Important Paper (VIP).
    Press Release by Faculty of Engineering, The University of TokyoThe Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of TokyoThe University of Tokyo (English), Highlighted in Nihon Keizai ShimbunEurekAlert!Nature Reviews Chemistry Research Highlight.

A02-1 Co-Investigator, Hideki Seto

  1. Himanshi Singh, Debes Ray, Sugam Kumar, Shin-ichi Takata, *Vinod K. Aswal, and Hideki Seto, “Probing the Adsorption of Nonionic Micelles on Different-Sized Nanoparticles by Scattering Techniques”, Phys. Rev. E102, 062601-1/11 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.102.062601
    Published online: 01 Dec. 2020.
    International Joint Research Paper.
  2. *Motomu Tanaka and *Hideki Seto, “Interfacial Water: A Physical Chemistry Perspective”, Front. Chem.8, 760-1/2 (2020). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2020.00760
    Published online: 02 Sep. 2020.
    A02/A03 Collaboration, Invited Paper.

A02-1 Co-Investigator, Yuka Ikemoto

  1. *Masae Takahashi, Mitsuru Kowada, Hiroshi Matsui, Eunsang Kwon, and Yuka Ikemoto, “Temperature-Dependent Low-Frequency Vibrations of Thiamine Crystal Containing Hydrated Ions”, J. Phys. Chem. A125, 1837-1844 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.0c09756
    Published online: 02 Mar. 2021.
  2. Hinako Tsuchiya, Garry Sinawang, Taka-Aki Asoh, Motofumi Osaki, Yuka IkemotoYuji Higuchi, Hiroyasu Yamaguchi, *Akira Harada, *Hiroshi Uyama, and *Yoshinori Takashima, “Supramolecular Biocomposite Hydrogels Formed by Cellulose and Host–Guest Polymers Assisted by Calcium Ion Complexes”, Biomacromolecules21, 3936-3944 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.0c01095
    Published online: 18 Aug. 2020.
    A02/A03 Collaboration.
  3. *Hiroshi Yamagishi, Sae Nakajima, Jooyoung Yoo, Masato Okazaki, *Youhei Takeda, Satoshi Minakata, *Ken Albrecht, Kimihisa Yamamoto, Irene Badia-Dominguez, Maria Moreno Oliva, M. Carmen Ruiz Delgado, Yuka Ikemoto, Hiroyasu Sato, Kenta Imoto, Kosuke Nakagawa, Hiroko Tokoro, Shin-ichi Ohkoshi, and *Yohei Yamamoto, “Sigmoidally Hydrochromic Molecular Porous Crystal with Rotatable Dendrons”, Commun. Chem.3, 118-1/8 (2020). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1038/s42004-020-00364-3
    Published online: 17 Aug. 2020.
    A01/A02 Collaboration, International Joint Research Paper.
    Press Release by Osaka UniversityJapan Synchrotron Radiation Research InstituteUniversity of TsukubaKyusyu UniversityThe University of Tokyo, Highlighted in OptronicsScienceDailyPhys.orgEurekAlert!.
  4. Daisuke Yamaguchi, Yuka Ikemoto, and *Takashi Kato, “Thermally Tunable Selective Formation of Self-Assembled Fibers into Two Orthogonal Directions in Oriented Liquid-Crystalline Smectic Templates”, Chem. Commun.56, 9954-9957 (2020). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1039/D0CC01950J
    Published online: 17 Jul. 2020.
    A01/A02 CollaborationInside Back Cover.
  5. Motofumi Osaki, Kento Ito, Yuka Ikemoto, Hiroyasu Yamaguchi, *Yoshiki Chujo, *Akira Harada, *Kazuo Tanaka, and *Yoshinori Takashima, “Photoresponsive Polymeric Actuator Cross-Linked by an 8-Armed Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane”, Eur. Polym. J.134, 109806-1/8 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2020.109806
    Published online: 08 Jun. 2020.
    A02/A03 Collaboration, Invited Paper.
  6. Ryohei Ikura, Yuka Ikemoto, Motofumi Osaki, Hiroyasu Yamaguchi, *Akira Harada, and *Yoshinori Takashima, “Preparation of Hydrophilic Polymeric Materials with Movable Cross-Linkers and their Mechanical Property”, Polymer196, 122465-1/8 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2020.122465
    Published online: 12 Apr. 2020.
    A02/A03 Collaboration.

A02-1 Co-Investigator, Mafumi Hishida

  1. *臼田初穂, 菱田真史, 長尾道弘, “中性子散乱で観るn-アルカン添加が膜のナノスケールの構造と運動に与える影響”, 材料表面, 5, 171-182 (2020).
    *Hatsuho Usuda, Mafumi Hishida, and Michihiro Nagao, “Effect of n-Alkane on Bilayer Structure and Dynamics in Nanoscales Observed by Neutron Scattering”, Accounts of Materials ad Surface5, 171-182. (in Japanese)
    Link
    Published online: 22 Dec. 2020.
    International Joint Research Paper.
  2. *Mafumi Hishida, *Naofumi Shimokawa, Yuki Okubo, Shun Taguchi, Yasuhisa Yamamura, and Kazuya Saito, “Phase Transition from the Interdigitated to Bilayer Membrane of a Cationic Surfactant Induced by Addition of Hydrophobic Molecules”, Langmuir36, 14699-14709 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c02609
    Published online: 24 Nov. 2020.
  3. *菱田真史, “リン脂質二重膜表面の長距離水和状態と自己組織化構造形成との相関”, 膜, 45, 206-212 (2020).
    *Mafuni Hishida, “Long-Range Hydration State of Phospholipid Bilayers in Relation to Their Self-Assembly Structure Formations”, MEMBRANE45, 206-212 (2020). (in Japanese)
    DOI: 10.5360/membrane.45.206
    Published online: 24 Sep. 2020.
  4. *菱田真史, “リン脂質・界面活性剤の凝集構造形成における水の役割”, オレオサイエンス, 20, 321-328 (2020).
    *Mafumi Hishida, “Role of Water in the Formation of Aggregated Structures of Lipids and Surfactants”, Oleoscience20, 321-328 (2020). (in Japanese)
    DOI: 10.5650/oleoscience.20.321
    Published online: 08 Jul. 2020.
  5. *菱田真史, “リン脂質二重膜の諸物性に対する疎水性添加物および水和の効果の体系的理解”, C&I Commun., 45, 36-39 (2020).
    *Mafumi Hishida, “Systematic Understanding of the Effects of Hydrophobic Additives and Hydration Water on the Physical Properties of Phospholipid Bilayers”, C & I Commun45, 36-39 (2020). (in Japanese)
    Link
    Published online: 10 Jun. 2020.
  6. *Satoshi Nakata, Yuta Yamaguchi, Koichi Fukuhara, Mafumi Hishida, Hiroyuki Kitahata, Yukiteru Katsumoto, Yuki Umino, Mitsuhiro Denda, and Noriyuki Kumazawa, “Characteristic Responses of a 1,2-Dioleoyl-sn-Glycero-3-Phosphocholine Molecular Layer to Monovalent and Divalent Metal Cations”, Colloids Surf. A602, 125115-1/5 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2020.125115
    Published online: 05 Jun. 2020.

A02-2 Principal Investigator, Hitoshi Washizu

  1. Naoki Yashiro, Kohei Oohira, Natsuko Sugimura, and *Hitoshi Washizu, “Improvement of Discrete Element Simulation Accuracy of Steel Powder Filling Behavior by Optimization of Contact and Friction Parameters”, Tribology Online16, 16-23 (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.2474/trol.16.16
    Published online: 31 Jan. 2021.
  2. Yohei Shimizu, Takanori Kurokawa, Hirokazu Arai, and *Hitoshi Washizu, “Higher‑Order Structure of Polymer Melt Described by Persistent Homology”, Sci. Rep.11, 2274-1/11 (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-80975-5
    Published online: 26 Jan. 2021.
    Press Release by University of Hyogo.
  3. *鷲津仁志, “分子シミュレーションによりわかる材料表面の水の構造と動態”, トライボロジスト, 65, 616-622 (2020).
    *Hisashi Washizu, “Structure and Dynamics of Water on the Materials Studied by Molecular Simulation”, Tribologist65, 616-622 (2020). (in Japanese)
    DOI: 10.18914/tribologist.65.10_616
    Published online: 15 Oct. 2020.
  4. *Le Van Sang, Natsuko Sugimura, and *Hitoshi Washizu, “Influence of the Alumina Ceramic Coating on Friction and Stability of the Iron Contacts”, J. Tribol.143, 031402-1/8 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1115/1.4048272
    Published online: 21 Sep. 2020.
  5. *Le Van Sang, Akihiko Yano, Ai Osaka, Natsuko Sugimura, and *Hitoshi Washizu, “Adaptive Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics for Study of Friction of Silica at Micronscale”, Tribology Online15, 259-264 (2020). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.2474/trol.15.259
    Published online: 31 Aug. 2020.
  6. *Le Van Sang, Akihiko Yano, Ai Isohashi, Natsuko Sugimura, and Hitoshi Washizu, “Friction and Friction Heat of Micronscale Iron”, J. Tribol.142, 091702-1/6 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1115/1.4046815
    Published online: 21 Apr. 2020.

A02-2 Co-Investigator, Go Watanabe

  1. So Shikita, Go Watanabe, Dai Kanouchi, Junya Saito, *Takuma Yasuda, “Alternating Donor–Acceptor π-Conjugated Macrocycle Exhibiting Efficient Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence and Spontaneous Horizontal Molecular Orientation”, Adv. Photonics Res.2, 210021-1/10 (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1002/adpr.202100021
    Published online: 12 Mar. 2021.
  2. *Shigetaka Yoneda, Takami Saito, Daisuke Nakajima, and Go Watanabe, “Potential of Mean Force and Umbrella Sampling Simulation for the Transport of 5-Oxazolidinone in Heterotetrameric Sarcosine Oxidase”, Proteins89, 811-818 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1002/prot.26060
    Published online: 11 Feb. 2021.
  3. Subaru Konishi, Yu Kashiwagi, Go Watanabe, Motofumi Osaki, Takuya Katashima, Osamu Urakawa, Tadashi Inoue, Hiroyasu Yamaguchi, *Akira Harada, and *Yoshinori Takashima, “Design and Mechanical Properties of Supramolecular Polymeric Materials Based on Host-Guest Interactions: The Relation between Relaxation Time and Fracture Energy”, Polym. Chem.11, 6811-6820 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1039/D0PY01347A
    Published online: 02 Oct. 2020.
    A02/A03 Collaboration.
  4. *Go Watanabe, Hiroki Eimura, Nicholas L. Abbott, and *Takashi Kato, “Biomolecular Binding at Aqueous Interfaces of Langmuir Monolayers of Bioconjugated Amphiphilic Mesogenic Molecules: A Molecular Dynamics Study”, Langmuir36, 12281-12287 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c02191
    Published online: 24 Sep. 2020.
    A01/A02 Collaboration, International Joint Research Paper, Front Cover.
  5. *Go Watanabe, Hideyo Watanabe, Kota Suzuki, Hidetaka Yuge, Shintaro Yoshida, Takuyoshi Mandai, Shigetaka Yoneda, Hisako Sato, *Mitsuo Hara, and *Jun Yoshida, “Visualizing Helical Stacking of Octahedral Metallomesogens with a Chiral Core”, Chem. Commun., 56, 12134-12137 (2020). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1039/D0CC05930G
    Published online: 16 Sep. 2020.
    A01/A02 CollaborationChemComm Emerging Investigator 2020Inside Back Cover.
  6. *Toshihiro Okamoto, Masato Mitani, Craig P. Yu, Chikahiko Mitsui, Masakazu Yamagishi, Hiroyuki Ishii, Go Watanabe, Shohei Kumagai, Daisuke Hashizume, Shota Tanaka, Masafumi Yano, Tomokatsu Kushida, Hiroyasu Sato, Kunihisa Sugimoto, Takashi Kato, and Jun Takeya, “Alkyl-Substituted Selenium-Bridged V-Shaped Organic Semiconductors Exhibiting High Hole Mobility and Unusual Aggregation Behavior”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.142, 14974-14984 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c05522
    Published online: 19 Aug. 2020.
    A01/A02 Collaboration Supplementary Cover. Press Release by The University of TokyoKitasato University, Highlighted in Nihon Keizai Shimbun.
  7. *Yoshiaki Uchida, Go Watanabe, Takuya Akita, and Norikazu Nishiyama, “Thermal Molecular Motion Can Amplify Intermolecular Magnetic Interactions”, J. Phys. Chem. B124, 6175-6180 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.0c05408
    Published online: 06 Jul. 2020.
  8. *Toshihiro Okamoto, Shohei Kumagai, Eiji Fukuzaki, Hiroyuki Ishii, Go Watanabe, Naoyuki Niitsu, Tatsuro Annaka, Masakazu Yamagishi, Yukio Tani, Hiroki Sugiura, Tetsuya Watanabe, Shun Watanabe, and Jun Takeya, “Robust, High-Performance n-Type Organic Semiconductors”, Sci. Adv.6, eaaz0632-1/14 (2020). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaz0632
    Published online: 01 May 2020.
    Press Release by The University of TokyoKitasato University.

A02-2 Co-Investigator, Yuji Higuchi

  1. Hinako Tsuchiya, Garry Sinawang, Taka-Aki Asoh, Motofumi Osaki, Yuka IkemotoYuji Higuchi, Hiroyasu Yamaguchi, *Akira Harada, *Hiroshi Uyama, and *Yoshinori Takashima, “Supramolecular Biocomposite Hydrogels Formed by Cellulose and Host–Guest Polymers Assisted by Calcium Ion Complexes”, Biomacromolecules21, 3936-3944 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.0c01095
    Published online: 18 Aug. 2020.
    A02/A03 Collaboration.
  2. *樋口祐次, “高分子材料の破壊に関する粗視化シミュレーション”, アンサンブル, 22, 216-221 (2020). (in Japanese)
    DOI: 10.11436/mssj.22.216
    Published online: 31 Jul. 2020.

FY2020
Publicly Offered Research A02

A02 Principal Investigator, Jiro Kumaki

  1. Yuki Ono and *Jiro Kumaki, “In Situ AFM Observation of Folded-Chain Crystallization of a Low-Molecular-Weight Isotactic Poly(methyl methacrylate) in a Langmuir Monolayer at the Molecular Level”, Macromol. Chem. Phys., 222, 2000372-1/9 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1002/macp.202000372
    Published online: 26 Jan. 2021.
  2. Yasuhiro Watanabe, Hayato Ichinohe, and *Jiro Kumaki, “In Situ AFM Observation of the Movements of Isolated Isotactic Poly(methyl methacrylate) Chains in a Precursor Film of an Oligo(methyl methacrylate) Droplet Spreading on Mica”, Langmuir, 36, 12327-12335 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c02299
    Published online: 23 Sep. 2020.
  3. Yuki Sasahara, Yuya Miyake, and *Jiro Kumaki, “Preparation of a Si(111) Atomically Flat Substrate via Wet Etching and Evaluation as an AFM Substrate for Observations of Isolated Chains, Crystals, and Crystallization of Isotactic Poly(methyl methacrylate) at the Molecular Level”, Langmuir36, 7494-7504 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c01098
    Published online: 02 Jun. 2020.
  4. Kenta Iwashima, Takuya Yamamoto, Yasuyuki Tezuka, and *Jiro Kumaki, “Self-Assembly of Linear and Cyclic Polylactide Stereoblock Copolymers with a Parallel and Antiparallel Chain Arrangement Distinguishing Their Directions on a Water Surface”, Langmuir36, 6216-6221 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c00769
    Published online: 14 May 2020.

A02 Principal Investigator, Tomohiro Hayashi

  1. *Tomohiro Hayashi, “Water at Interfaces: Its Behavior and Roles in Interfacial Phenomena”, Chem. Lett.50, 1173-1180 (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1246/cl.210049
    Published online: 11 Mar. 2021
  2. Tatsuhiro Maekawa, Takashi Nyu, Evan Angelo Quimada Mondarte, Hiroyuki Tahara, Kasinan Suthiwanich, and *Tomohiro Hayashi, “Visualization of Molecular Binding Sites at the Nanoscale in the Lift-Up Mode by Amplitude-Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy”, Nanoscale13, 4213-4220 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1039/D0NR06125E
    Published online: 26 Jan. 2021.
  3. *Masaru TanakaShigeaki Morita, and Tomohiro Hayashi, “Role of Interfacial Water in Determining the Interactions of Proteins and Cells with Hydrated Materials”, Colloids Surf. B198, 111449-1/9 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2020.111449
    Pubulished online: 23 Nov. 2020.
    A02/A03 CollaborationFront Cover.
  4. Rudolf Jason Kwaria, Evan Angelo Quimada Mondarte, Hiroyuki Tahara, Ryongsok Chang, and *Tomohiro Hayashi, “Data-Driven Prediction of Protein Adsorption on Self-Assembled Monolayers toward Material Screening and Design”, ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng.6, 4949-4956 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.0c01008
    Published online: 17 Aug. 2020.
    Press Release by Tokyo Institute of Technology, Highlighted in Chemical Daily.

A02 Principal Investigator, Izuru Kawamura

  1. Yugo Tasei, Batsaikhan Mijiddorj, Teruaki Fujito, Izuru Kawamura, Kazuyoshi Ueda, and *Akira Naito, “Thermal and Nonthermal Effects of Ethanol and Hexane Mixed Solution as Revealed by In Situ Microwave Irradiation Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Molecular Dynamics Simulation”, J. Phys. Chem. B124, 9615-9624 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.0c06383
    Published online: 20 Oct. 2020.

A02 Principal Investigator, Kazuki Miyata

A02 Principal Investigator, Katsuya Teshima

A02 Principal Investigator, Hajime Torii

  1. *Hajime Torii and Ryota Ukawa, “Role of Intermolecular Charge Fluxes in the Hydrogen-Bond-Induced Frequency Shifts of the OH Stretching Mode of Water”, J. Phys. Chem. B125, 1468-1475 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.0c11461
    Published online: 28 Jan. 2021.

A02 Principal Investigator, Kang Kim

  1. Yusuke Mori, Kei-ichi Okazaki, Toshifumi Mori, *Kang Kim, and Nobuyuki Matubayasi, “Learning Reaction Coordinates via Cross-Entropy Minimization: Application to Alanine Dipeptide”, J. Chem. Phys.153, 054115-1/8 (2020). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1063/5.0009066
    Published online: 05 Aug. 2020

A02 Principal Investigator, Shigeaki Morita

  1. *Masaru TanakaShigeaki Morita, and Tomohiro Hayashi, “Role of Interfacial Water in Determining the Interaction of Proteins and Cells with Hydrated Materials”, Colloids Surf. B198, 111449-1/9 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI:10.1016/j.colsurfb.2020.111449
    Pubulished online: 23 Nov. 2020.
    A02/A03 CollabrationFront Cover.

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