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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 FY2021 A02

Publications

FY2022
FY2021
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FY2021
Planned Research A02

A02-1 Principal Investigator, Yoshihisa Harada

  1. *Kosuke Yamazoe, Yuji Higaki, Yoshihiro Inutsuka, Jun Miyawaki, Atsushi Takahara, and *Yoshihisa Harada, “Critical In-plane Density of Polyelectrolyte Brush for the Ordered Hydrogen-bonded Structure of Incorporated Water”, Langmuir, 38, 3076-3081 (2022). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c02895
    Published online: 1 Mar. 2022.
  2. Osamu Takahashi, Ryosuke Yamamura, Takashi Tokushima, and Yoshihisa Harada, “Interpretation of the X-Ray Emission Spectra of Liquid Water through Temperature and Isotope Dependence”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 128, 086002-1/6 (2022). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.128.086002
    Published online: 25 Feb. 2022.
    Press Release by The University of Tokyo, Hiroshima University.
  3. Daiki Murakami, Kosuke Yamazoe, Shin-nosuke Nishimura, Naoya Kurahashi, Tomoya Ueda, Jun Miyawaki, Yuka Ikemoto, *Masaru Tanaka, and *Yoshihisa Harada, “Hydration Mechanism in Blood-Compatible Polymers Undergoing Phase Separation”, Langmuir, 38, 1090-1098 (2022). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c02672
    Published online: 7 Jan. 2022.
    A02/A03 Collaboration, Cover Picture.
  4. *Keishi Akada, Kosuke Yamazoe, Jun Miyawaki, Rina Maeda, Kohzo Ito, and *Yoshihisa Harada, “Hydrogen-Bonded Structure of Water in the Loop of Anchored Polyrotaxane Chain Controlled by Anchoring Density”, Front. Chem., 9, 743255-1/7 (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2021.743255
    Published online: 18 Oct. 2021.
  5. *倉橋直也,*山添康介, “高分子内に入り込んだ水の電子状態観測”,【水】と機能性ポリマーに関する材料設計・最新応用,第2章, 第2節, 技術情報協会, pp. 42-52 (2021).
    *Naoya Kurahashi and Kosuke Yamazoe, “Observation of the Electronic State of Water Incorporated in Polymers”, Material Design and Recent Applications of Water and Functional Polymers, Chapter 2, Section 2, Technical Information Institute Co. Ltd., 42-52 (2021). (in Japanese)
    ISBN: 978-4-86104-853-1
    Published: 30 Jul. 2021.
  6. Noritaka Sakakibara, Kenichi Inoue, Shion Takahashi, Taku Goto, Tsuyohito Ito, Keishi Akada, Jun Miyawaki, Yukiya Hakuta, Kazuo Terashima, and *Yoshihisa Harada, “Soft X-ray Emission Spectroscopy for the Electronic State of Water Molecules Influenced by Plasma-Treated Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotubes”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.23, 10468-10474 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1039/D0CP05990K
    Published online: 06 Apr. 2021.

A02-1 Co-Investigator, Hideki Seto

  1. *Taiki Tominaga, Mafumi Hishida, Daiki Murakami, Yoshihisa Fujii, Masaru Tanaka, and *Hideki Seto, “Experimental Evidence of Slow Mode Water in the Vicinity of Poly(ethylene oxide) at Physiological Temperature”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 126, 1758-1767 (2022). Peer-Reviewed
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.1c09044
    Published online: 22 Feb. 2022
    A02/A03 Collaboration, Supplementary Cover.
  2. *瀬戸秀紀, 山田武, 富永大輝, 藤井義久, “中性子準弾性散乱による水和水の運動状態解析”, 熱測定, 49, 20-25 (2022).
    *Hideki Seto, Takeshi Yamada, Taiki Tominaga, and Yoshihisa Fujii, “Dynamic Behavior of Hydration Water Investigated by Quasi-Elastic Neutron Scattering”, Netsu Sokutei, 49, 20-25 (2022). (in Japanese)
    Link
    Published online: 25 Jan. 2022.
    A02/A03 Collaboration.
  3. Yoshihisa Fujii, Taiki Tominaga, Daiki Murakami, Masaru Tanaka, and *Hideki Seto, “Local Dynamics of the Hydration Water and Poly(methyl methacrylate) Chains in PMMA Networks”, Front. Chem.9, 728738-1/8 (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2021.728738
    Published online: 29 Oct. 2021.
    A02/A03 Collaboration.
  4. Sugam Kumar, Debasish Saha, Shin-ichi Takata, *Vinod K. Aswal, and Hideki Seto, “Modifications in the Nanoparticle-Protein Interactions for Tuning the Protein Adsorption and Controlling the Stability of Complexes”, Appl. Phys. Lett.118, 153701-1/7 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1063/5.0046745
    Published online: 13 Apr. 2021.
    International Joint Research Paper.

A02-1 Co-Investigator, Yuka Ikemoto

  1. Shin-ichiro Kawano, Kazutaka Narita, Yuka Ikemoto, Ako Sasaki, and *Kentaro Tanaka, “Mesogenic Discrete Metallofoldamer for Columnar Liquid Crystal”, Chem. Commun., 58, 3274-3277 (2022). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1039/D2CC00310D
    Published online: 12 Feb. 2022.
    Inside Front Cover.
    A01/A02 Collaboration.
  2. Daiki Murakami, Kosuke Yamazoe, Shin-nosuke Nishimura, Naoya Kurahashi, Tomoya Ueda, Jun Miyawaki, Yuka Ikemoto, *Masaru Tanaka, and *Yoshihisa Harada, “Hydration Mechanism in Blood-Compatible Polymers Undergoing Phase Separation”, Langmuir, 38, 1090-1098 (2022). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c02672
    Published online: 7 Jan. 2022.
    A02/A03 Collaboration, Cover Picture.
  3. Hinako Tsuchiya, Yuki Asaki, Garry Sinawang, Taka-aki Asoh, Motofumi Osaki, Junsu Park, Yuka Ikemoto, Hiroyasu Yamaguchi, *Akira Harada, *Hiroshi Uyama, and *Yoshinori Takashima, “Cellulose Nanofiber Composite Polymeric Materials with Reversible and Movable Cross-links and Evaluation of their Mechanical Properties”, ACS Appl. Polym. Mater., 4, 403-412 (2022). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.1c01332
    Published online: 14 Dec. 2021.
    A02/A03 Collaboration.
  4. Chiharu Ueda, Junsu Park, Kazuya Hirose, Subaru Konishi, Yuka Ikemoto, Motofumi Osaki, Hiroyasu Yamaguchi, *Akira Harada, *Masaru Tanaka, *Go Watanabe, and *Yoshinori Takashima, “Behavior of Supramolecular Cross-Links Formed by Host-Guest Interactions in Hydrogels Responding to Water Contents”, Supramol. Mater., 1, 100001-1/9 (2022). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.supmat.2021.100001
    Published online: 15 Nov. 2021.
    A02/A03 Collaboration.
  5. Akane Nagasaki, *Go MatsubaYuka Ikemoto, Taro Moriwaki, Noboru Ohta, and Keiichi Osaka, “Analysis of the Sol and Gel Structures of Potato Starch over a Wide Spatial Scale”, Food Sci. Nutr.9, 4916-4926 (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1002/fsn3.2441
    Published online: 21 Jul. 2021.
    A02/A03 Collaboration.

A02-1 Co-Investigator, Mafumi Hishida

  1. *Taiki Tominaga, Mafumi Hishida, Daiki Murakami, Yoshihisa Fujii, Masaru Tanaka, and *Hideki Seto, “Experimental Evidence of Slow Mode Water in the Vicinity of Poly(ethylene oxide) at Physiological Temperature”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 126, 1758-1767 (2022). Peer-Reviewed
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.1c09044
    Published online: 22 Feb. 2022
    A02/A03 Collaboration, Supplementary Cover.
  2. *Yuji Higuchi, Yuta Asano, Takuya Kuwahara, and *Mafumi Hishida, “Rotational Dynamics of Water at the Phospholipid Bilayer Depending on the Head Groups Studied by Molecular Dynamics Simulations”, Langmuir37, 5329-5338 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c00417
    Published online: 21 Apr. 2021.
    A02/A02 Collaboration, International Joint Research Paper.

A02-2 Principal Investigator, Hitoshi Washizu

  1. *Le Van Sang, Natsuko Sugimura, Kosar Khajeh, and *Hitoshi Washizu, “Solid Lubricants of Combined Graphene and Iron Nanoparticles for Study of Friction and Stability”, Langmuir, 38, 1860-1868 (2022). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c03075
    Published online: 24 Jan. 2022.
  2. Kengo Takemoto, Yoshiki Ishii, Hitoshi Washizu, *Kang Kim, and Nobuyuki Matubayasi, “Simulating the Nematic-Isotropic Phase Transition of Liquid Crystal Model via Generalized Replica-Exchange Method”, J. Chem. Phys., 156, 014901-1/8 (2022). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1063/5.0073105
    Published online: 03 Jan. 2022.
    A02/A02 Collaboration.
  3. Tue Minh Nhu Le, Le Van Sang, and *Hitoshi Washizu, “Structural Order of Water Molecules around Polyrotaxane Including PEG, α-Cyclodextrin, and α-Lipoic Acid Linker on Gold Surface by Molecular Dynamics Simulations”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 24, 2176-2184 (2022). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1039/D1CP04487G
    Published online: 21 Dec. 2021.
  4. *Le Van Sang, Natsuko Sugimura, and *Hitoshi Washizu, “Graphene as Solid Lubricant Vertically Buried into Iron Contact Surface by Annealing for Superlubricity”, Trib. Intl., 165, 107288-1/9 (2022). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.triboint.2021.107288
    Published online: 22 Sep. 2021.
  5. *Yoshiki Ishii, Nobuyuki Matubayasi, Go Watanabe, *Takashi Kato, and *Hitoshi Washizu, “Molecular Insights on Confined Water in the Nanochannel of Self-Assembled Ionic Liquid Crystal”, Sci. Adv.7, eabf0669-1/14 (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abf0669
    Published online: 28 Jul. 2021.
    A01/A02 Collaboration Online Cover.
    Press Release by University of HyogoHyogo Prefectural Board of EducationOsaka UniversityKitasato UniversityFaculty of Engineering, The University of TokyoThe University of Tokyo (English), Highlighted in Nihon Keizai Shimbun.
  6. *鷲津仁志, “分子シミュレーションによる高分子電解質溶液の構造およびダイナミクス”, アンサンブル, 23, 113-120 (2021). (in Japanese)
    Published: 30 Apr. 2021.
  7. *Le Van Sang, Akihiko Yano, Ai Osaka, Natsuko Sugimura, and *Hitoshi Washizu, “Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics and Discrete Element Method Coupling for Influence of Hexagonal Boron Nitride Lubricant Particle on Friction of Elastic Coarse-Grained Micronscale Iron”, ASME J. Tribol.144, 011901-1/10 (2022). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1115/1.4050711
    Published online: 19 Apr. 2021.
  8. *鷲津仁志, “分子シミュレーションで解明されたトライボ現象”, トライボロジスト, 66, 258-266 (2021).
    *Hitoshi Washizu, “Tribo-Mecanisms Revealed by Molecular Simulation”, Tribologist66, 258-266 (2021). (in Japanese)
    DOI: 10.18914/tribologist.66.04_258
    Published online: 15 Apr. 2021.

A02-2 Co-Investigator, Go Watanabe

  1. *Kazuki Fukushima, Kodai Matsuzaki, Masashi Oji, Yuji Higuchi, Go Watanabe, Yuki Suzuki, Moriya Kikuchi, Nozomi Fujimura, Naofumi Shimokawa, Hiroaki Ito, Takashi Kato, *Seigou Kawaguchi, and *Masaru Tanaka, “Anisotropic, Degradable Polymer Assemblies Driven by a Rigid Hydrogen-Bonding Motif That Induce Shape-Specific Cell Responses”, Macromolecules55, 15-25 (2022). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c01894
    Published: 20 Dec. 2021.
    A01/A02/A03 Collaboration.
  2. Atsuya Yaguchi, Mio Oshikawa, Go Watanabe, Hirotsugu Hiramatsu, Noriyuki Uchida, Chikako Hara, Naoko Kaneko, Kazunobu Sawamoto, *Takahiro Muraoka, and *Itsuki Ajioka, “Efficient Protein Incorporation and Release by a Jigsaw-Shaped Self-Assembling Peptide Hydrogel for Injured Brain Regeneratio”, Nat. Commun., 12, 6623-1/12 (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-26896-3
    Published online: 19 Nov. 2021.
  3. Chiharu Ueda, Junsu Park, Kazuya Hirose, Subaru Konishi, Yuka Ikemoto, Motofumi Osaki, Hiroyasu Yamaguchi, *Akira Harada, *Masaru Tanaka, *Go Watanabe, and *Yoshinori Takashima, “Behavior of Supramolecular Cross-Links Formed by Host-Guest Interactions in Hydrogels Responding to Water Contents”, Supramol. Mater., 1, 100001-1/9 (2022). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.supmat.2021.100001
    Published online: 15 Nov. 2021.
    A02/A03 Collaboration.
  4. Craig P. Yu, Naoya Kojima, Shohei Kumagai, Tadanori Kurosawa, Hiroyuki Ishii, Go Watanabe, Jun Takeya, and *Toshihiro Okamoto, “Approaching Isotropic Charge Transport of n-Type Organic Semiconductors with Bulky Substituents”, Commun. Chem., 4, 155-1/10 (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1038/s42004-021-00583-2
    Published online: 11 Nov. 2021.
    A01/A02 Collaboration.
    Press Release by The University of Tokyo, Tsukuba University, Kitasato University, AIST.
  5. *Yoshiki Ishii, Nobuyuki Matubayasi, Go Watanabe, *Takashi Kato, and *Hitoshi Washizu, “Molecular Insights on Confined Water in the Nanochannel of Self-Assembled Ionic Liquid Crystal”, Sci. Adv.7, eabf0669-1/14 (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abf0669
    Published online: 28 Jul. 2021.
    A01/A02 CollaborationOnline Cover.
    Press Release by University of HyogoHyogo Prefectural Board of EducationOsaka UniversityKitasato UniversityFaculty of Engineering, The University of TokyoThe University of Tokyo (English), Highlighted in Nihon Keizai Shimbun.
  6. So Shikita, Go Watanabe, Dai Kanouchi, Junya Saito, and *Takuma Yasuda, “Alternating Donor–Acceptor π-Conjugated Macrocycle Exhibiting Efficient Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence and Spontaneous Horizontal Molecular Orientation”, Adv. Photonics Res., 2, 2100021-1/10 (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1002/adpr.202100021
    Published online: 23 Jul. 2021.

A02-2 Co-Investigator, Yuji Higuchi

  1. *Kazuki Fukushima, Kodai Matsuzaki, Masashi Oji, Yuji Higuchi, Go Watanabe, Yuki Suzuki, Moriya Kikuchi, Nozomi Fujimura, Naofumi Shimokawa, Hiroaki Ito, Takashi Kato, *Seigou Kawaguchi, and *Masaru Tanaka, “Anisotropic, Degradable Polymer Assemblies Driven by a Rigid Hydrogen-Bonding Motif That Induce Shape-Specific Cell Responses”, Macromolecules55, 15-25 (2022). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c01894
    Published online: 20 Dec. 2021.
    A01/A02/A03 Collaboration.
  2. *Rie Wakabayashi, Rino Imatani, Mutsuhiro Katsuya, Yuji Higuchi, Hiroshi Noguchi, Noriho Kamiya, and Masahiro Goto, “Hydrophobic Immiscibility Controls Self-Sorting or Co-Assembly of Peptide Amphiphiles”, Chem. Commun.58, 585-588 (2022). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1039/D1CC05560G
    Published online: 09 Dec. 2021.
    A01/A02 Collaboration.
  3. Jingyu Guo, Hiroaki Ito, Yuji Higuchi, Klemen Bohinc, *Naofumi Shimokawa, and Masahiro Takagi, “Three-Phase Coexistence in Binary Charged Lipid Membranes in Hypotonic Solution”, Langmuir37, 9683-9693 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c00967
    Published online: 21 Jul. 2021.
    International Joint Research Paper, Front Cover.
  4. *Yuji Higuchi, Yuta Asano, Takuya Kuwahara, and *Mafumi Hishida, “Rotational Dynamics of Water at the Phospholipid Bilayer Depending on the Head Groups Studied by Molecular Dynamics Simulations”, Langmuir37, 5329-5338 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c00417
    Published online: 21 Apr. 2021.
    A02/A02 Collaboration, International Joint Research Paper.
  5. *Yuji Higuchi, “Coarse-Grained Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Void Generation and Growth Processes in the Fracture of the Lamellar Structure of Polyethylene”, Phys. Rev. E103, 042502-1/6 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.103.042502
    Published online: 15 Apr. 2021.

FY2021
Publicly Offered Research A02

A02 Principal Investigator, Jiro Kumaki

  1. Ryota Umetsu and *Jiro Kumaki, “Thermal Stabilities of a Molecularly Stepped PMMA Substrate Prepared by Thermal Nanoimprinting and Isolated PMMA Chains Deposited on It Evaluated by High-Temperature Atomic Force Microscopy”, Polym. J. 53, 1111-1121 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41428-021-00508-9
    Published online: 14 Jun. 2021.
  2. Akihiro Ohmatsuzawa, Moriya Kikuchi, Seigou Kawaguchi, and *Jiro Kumaki, “Molecular Combing of Various Poly(n-alkyl acrylate) Chains on Mica by the Dipping Method”, Langmuir37, 7556-7564 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c01054
    Published online: 10 Jun. 2021.
  3. Kazuma Hamaguchi, Rino Ichikawa, Satoshi Kajiyama, Shotaro Torii, Yusuke Hayashi, Jiro Kumaki, Hiroyuki Katayama, and *Takashi Kato, “Gemini Thermotropic Smectic Liquid Crystals for Two-Dimensional Nanostructured Water-Treatment Membranes”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces13, 20598-20605 (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c20524
    Published online: 09 Apr. 2021.
    A01/A02/A03 CollaborationSupplementary Cover.

A02 Principal Investigator, Tomohiro Hayashi

  1. Noritaka Shimosaraya, Taichi Sotani, Yu Miyagi, Evan Angelo Quimada Mondarte, Kasinan Suthiwanich, Tomohiro Hayashi, Yuuya Nagata, Hiromitsu Sogawa, and *Fumio Sanda, “Tyrosine-Based Photoluminescent Diketopiperazine Supramolecular Aggregates”, Soft Matter, 18, 137-145 (2022). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1039/D1SM01206A
    Published online: 15 Nov. 2021.
  2. Hungu Kang, Hyerim Jeong, Sicheon Seong, Seulki Han, Young Ji Son, Hiroyuki Tahara, Tomohiro Hayashi, Hyo Jae Yoon, and *Jaegeun Noh, “Formation and Superlattice of Long-Range and Highly Ordered Alicyclic Selenolate Monolayers on Au(1 1 1) Studied by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy”, Applied Surface Science, 572, 151454 (2022). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2021.151454
    Published Online: 06 Oct. 2021.
    International Joint Research Paper.
  3. Ryongsok Chang, Evan Angelo Quimada Mondarte, Debabrata Palai, Taito Sekine, Aki Kashiwazaki, Daiki Murakami, Masaru Tanaka, and *Tomohiro Hayashi, “Protein- and Cell-Resistance of Zwitterionic Peptide-Based Self-Assembled Monolayers: Anti-Biofouling Tests and Surface Force Analysis”, Front. Chem., 9, 748017 (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2021.748017
    Published online: 06 Oct. 2021.
    A02/A03 Collaboration.
  4. Taichi Nakamura, Evan Angelo Quimada Mondarte, Hiroyuki Tahara, Ryongsok Chang, and *Tomohiro Hayashi, “Chemical Force Spectroscopic Mapping of Nanoparticle-Embedded Polyester Fiber by Atomic Force Microscopy”, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 728, 52-58 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1080/15421406.2021.1946977
    Published online: 28 Sep. 2021.
  5. Julian Czajor, Wasim Abuillan, Dinh Vu Nguyen, Christopher Heidebrecht, Evan Angelo Quimada Mondarte, Oleg V. Konovalov, Tomohiro Hayashi, Delphine Felder-Flesch, Stefan Kaufmann, and *Motomu Tanaka, “Dendronized Oligoethylene Glycols with Phosphonate Tweezers for Cell-Repellent Coating of Oxide Surfaces: Coarse-Scale and Nanoscopic Interfacial Forces”, RSC Adv.11, 17727-17733 (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1039/D1RA02571F
    Published online: 17 May 2021.
    A02/A03 Collaboration, International Joint Research Paper, Invited Paper.

A02 Principal Investigator, Izuru Kawamura

  1. *Izuru Kawamura, Hayato Seki, Seiya Tajima, Yoshiteru Makino, Arisu Shigeta, Takashi Okitsu, Akimori Wada, Akira Naito, and Yuki Sudo. “Structure of a Retinal Chromophore of Dark-Adapted Middle Rhodopsin as Studied by Solid-State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy”, Biophys. Physicobiol.18, 177-185 (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.2142/biophysico.bppb-v18.019
    Published online: 14 Jul. 2021
  2. Noriko Kanai, Kosuke Nishimura, Seiryu Umetani, Yosuke Saito, Haru Saito, Toshiyuki Oyama, and *Izuru Kawamura, “Upcycling of Waste Hop Stems into Cellulose Nanofibers: Isolation and Structural Characterization”, ACS Agric. Sci. Technol., 1, 347-354 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acsagscitech.1c00041
    Published online: 11 Jun. 2021.
    Front Cover.
    Highlighted in EurekAlert!.
  3. *Akira Naito, Yugo Tasei, Batsaikhan Mijiddorj, Izuru Kawamura, and Kazuyoshi Ueda. “Microwave Heating of Liquid Crystals and Ethanol-Hexane Mixed Solution and Its Features”, IntechOpen (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.97356
    Published online: 26 May 2021.

A02 Principal Investigator, Kazuki Miyata

  1. *Ayhan Yurtsever, *Sandip Das, Tatsuya Nishimura, Rafael Rodríguez, Daisuke Hirose, Kazuki Miyata, Ayumi Sumino, Takeshi Fukuma, and *Katsuhiro Maeda, “Visualisation of Helical Structures of Poly(diphenylacetylene)s Bearing Chiral Amide Pendants by Atomic Force Microscopy”, Chem. Commun., 57, 12266-12269 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1039/D1CC05341H
    Published online: 21 Oct. 2021.
  2. *Kazuki Miyata, Kazuyoshi Takeuchi, Yuta Kawagoe, Peter Spijker, John Tracey, *Adam S. Foster, and *Takeshi Fukuma, “High-Speed Atomic Force Microscopy of the Structure and Dynamics of Calcite Nanoscale Etch Pits”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 12, 8039-8045 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.1c02088
    Published online: 17 Aug. 2021.
    International Joint Research Paper.

A02 Principal Investigator, Katsuya Teshima

  1. Mongkol Tipplook, Tomohito Sudare, Hiromasa Shiiba, Arisa Seki, and *Katsuya Teshima, “Single-Step Topochemical Synthesis of NiFe Layered Double Hydroxides for Superior Anion Removal from Aquatic Systems”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 13, 51186-51197 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c13706
    Published online: 21 Oct. 2021.

A02 Principal Investigator, Hajime Torii

  1. *Hajime Torii, “Singular Value Decomposition Analysis of the Electron Density Changes Occurring upon Electrostatic Polarization of Water”, RSC Adv., 12, 2564-2573 (2022). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1039/D1RA06649H
    Published online: 19 Jan. 2022.

A02 Principal Investigator, Kang Kim

  1. Kengo Takemoto, Yoshiki Ishii, Hitoshi Washizu, *Kang Kim, and Nobuyuki Matubayasi, “Simulating the Nematic-Isotropic Phase Transition of Liquid Crystal Model via Generalized Replica-Exchange Method”, J. Chem. Phys., 156, 014901-1/8 (2022). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1063/5.0073105
    Published online: 03 Jan. 2022.
    A02/A02 Collaboration.
  2. Shota Goto, *Kang Kim, and Nobuyuki Matubayasi, “Effects of Chain Length on Rouse Modes and Non-Gaussianity in Linear and Ring Polymer Melts”, J. Chem. Phys., 155, 124901-1/10 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1063/5.0061281
    Published online: 22 Sep. 2021
  3. *Raffaele Pastore, Takuma Kikutsuji, Francesco Rusciano, Nobuyuki Matubayasi, Kang Kim, and Francesco Greco, “Breakdown of the Stokes–Einstein Relation in Supercooled Liquids: A Cage-Jump Perspective”, J. Chem. Phys.155, 114503-1/7 (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1063/5.0059622
    Published online: 16 Sep. 2021
    International Joint Research Paper.
  4. Takuma Kikutsuji, *Kang Kim, and Nobuyuki Matubayasi, “Transition Pathway of Hydrogen Bond Switching in Supercooled Water Analyzed by the Markov State Model”, J. Chem. Phys., 154, 234501-1/7 (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1063/5.0055531
    Published online: 15 Jun. 2021.
  5. Naoya Tomoshige, Shota Goto, Hideyuki Mizumo, Tatsuya Mori, *Kang Kim, and Nobuyuki Matubayasi, “Understanding the Scaling of Boson Peak through Insensitivity of Elastic Heterogeneity to Bending Rigidity in Polymer Glasses”, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter33, 274002-1/7 (2021). Peer-reviewed, Open Access.
    DOI: 10.1088/1361-648x/abfd51
    Published online: 28 May 2021.
  6. 川﨑猛史, *金鋼, “過冷却水におけるStokes-Einstein則の破綻”, 化学と工業, 74, 351-353 (2021).
    Takeshi Kawasaki and *Kang Kim, “Violation of the Stokes-Einstein Relation in Supercooled Water”, Chemistry & Chemical Industry74, 351-353 (2021). (in Japanese)
    Link
    Published: 01 May 2021.

A02 Principal Investigator, Shigeaki Morita

  1. Ayako Tsujimoto, Hiroki Uehara, Haruna Yoshida, Misaki Nishio, Kousuke Furuta, Takashi Inui, Akikazu Matsumoto, Shigeaki MoritaMasaru Tanaka, and *Chie Kojima, “Different Hydration States and Passive Tumor Targeting Ability of Polyethylene Glycol-modified Dendrimers with High- and Low-PEG density”, Mater. Sci. Eng. C126, 112159-1/7 (2021). Peer-reviewed.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2021.112159
    Published online: 01 May 2021.
    A02/A03 Collaboration.

Contact

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Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan
Email:office@aquatic-functional-materials.org