The Uemura Group in the University of Tokyo

PUBLICATIONS

Metal–Organic Frameworks for Macromolecular Recognition and Separation
Nobuhiko Hosono, Takashi Uemura
Matter, 2020, 3, 652-663.

Unimolecularly Thick Monosheets of Vinyl Polymers Fabricated in Metal–Organic Frameworks
Nobuhiko Hosono, Shuto Mochizuki, Yuki Hayashi, Takashi Uemura
Nature Commun.202011, 3573.

Terminus-Dependent Insertion of Molten Poly(ethylene glycol) into a Flexible Metal–Organic Framework
Benjamin Le Ouay, Takashi Uemura
Eur. Polym. J., 2020, 134, 109855. (Special Issue on the 1st French-Japanese Symposium: Recent Progress and Challenges in Polymer Science).

Carbonization of Single Polyacrylonitrile Chains in Coordination Nanospaces
Xiyuan Zhang, Takashi Kitao, Daniele Piga, Ryoto Hongu, Silvia Bracco, Angiolina Comotti, Pierro Sozzani, Takashi Uemura
Chem. Sci., 2020, 11, 10844-10849.

Polymers in Metal–Organic Frameworks: From Nanostructured Chain Assemblies to New Functional Materials
Takashi Kitao, Takashi Uemura
Chem. Lett.202049, 624-632. (ReviewHighlight Review, selected as Inside Cover)

Scalable and Precise Synthesis of Armchair-Edge Graphene Nanoribbon in Metal–Organic Framework
Takashi Kitao, Michael W. A. MacLean, Kazuki Nakata, Masayoshi Takayanagi, Masataka Nagaoka, Takashi Uemura
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2020, 142, 5509-5514.

Recognition of Polymer Terminus by Metal–Organic Frameworks Enabling Chromatographic Separation of Polymers
Nagi Mizutani, Nobuhiko Hosono, Benjamin Le Ouay, Takashi Kitao, Ryoichirou Matsuura, Takuya Kubo, Takashi Uemura
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2020, 142, 3701-3705. 

Supramolecular Chiral Nanoarchitectonics
Katsuhiko Ariga, Taizo Mori, Takashi Kitao, Takashi Uemura
Adv. Mater., 2020, 1905657. (Review, selected as Inside Back Cover)

Transcription of Chirality from Metal-Organic Framework to Polythiophene
Takashi Kitao, Yujiro Nagasaka, Masanobu Karasawa, Toshiki Eguchi, Nobuo Kimizuka, Kazuyuki Ishii, Teppei Yamada, Takashi Uemura
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2019141, 19565-19569.

Controlling the Packing of Metal-Organic Layers by Inclusion of Polymer Guests
Benjamin Le Ouay, Hikaru Takaya and Takashi Uemura
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 14549-14553.

Fluorinated Porous Molecular Crystals: Vapor-Triggered On-Off Switching of Luminescence and Porosity
Hiroshi Sasaki, Hiroaki Imoto, Takashi Kitao, Takashi Uemura, Takashi Yumura, Kensuke Naka
Chem. Commun.2019, 55, 6487-6490. (selected as Front Cover)

Confinement of poly(allylamine) in Preyssler-type polyoxometalate and potassium ion framework for enhanced proton conductivity
Tsukasa Iwano, Satoru Miyazawa, Ryota Osuga, Junko N. Kondo, Kayako Honjo, Takashi Kitao, Takashi Uemura, Sayaka Uchida
Commun. Chem.20192, 9.

Enhanced mechanical properties of a metal-organic framework by polymer insertion
Tomoya Iizuka, Kayako Honjo, Takashi Uemura 
Chem. Commun.201955, 691-694.

Impact of the Position of Imine-Linker over Optoelectronic Performance of π-Conjugated Organic Frameworks
Samrat Ghosh,  Yusuke Tsutsui,  Katsuaki Suzuki,  Hironori Kaji,  Kayako Honjo,  Takashi Uemura,  Shu Seki
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng.2019, 4, 325-331.

Selective Formation of End-On Orientation between Polythiophene and Fullerene Mediated by Coordination Nanospaces
Takashi Kitao, Yotaro Sasaki, Susumu Kitagawa, Yutaka Imamura, Masahiko Tsujimoto, Shu Seki, Takashi Uemura
J. Phys. Chem. C2018122, 24182-24189. (selected as Supplementary Cover)

Oxidative Polymerization of Terthiophene and Substituted Thiophene Monomer in Metal-Organic Framework Thin Films
Ritesh Haldar,  Beren Sen, Silvana Hurrle, Takashi Kitao, Ritesh Sankhla, Boris Kühl, Alexander Welle, Stefan Heissler, Gerald Brenner-Weiß, Peter Thissen, Takashi Uemura, Hartmut Gliemann, Christopher Barner-Kowollik, Christof Wöll
Eur. Polym. J.2018109, 162-168.

Controlled polymerizations using metal–organic frameworks
Shuto Mochizuki, Takashi Kitao, Takashi Uemura
Chem. Commun.2018, 54, 11843-11856. (ReviewFeature Article)

Polymer in MOF nanospace: from controlled chain assembly to new functional materials
Benjamin Le Ouay, Takashi Uemura
IsrJ. Chem.201858, 995-1009. (Reviewdedicated to Professor Omar Yaghi for his reception of the Wolf Prize in Chemistry 2018)

Selective sorting of polymers with different terminal groups using metal-organic frameworks
Benjamin Le Ouay, Chikara Watanabe, Shuto Mochizuki, Masayoshi Takayanagi, Masataka Nagaoka, Takashi Kitao, Takashi Uemura
Nature Commun., 20189, 3635.

A phase transformable ultrastable titanium-carboxylate framework for photoconduction
Sujing Wang, Takashi Kitao, Nathalie Guillou, Mohammad Wahiduzzaman, Charlotte Martineau-Corcos, Farid Nouar, Antoine Tissot, Laurent Binet, Naseem Ramsahye, Sabine Devautour-Vinot, Susumu Kitagawa, Shu Seki, Yusuke Tsutsui, Valérie Briois, Nathalie Steunou, Guillaume Maurin, Takashi Uemura, Christian Serre
Nature Commun., 20189, 1660.

A fluorescent microporous crystalline dendrimer discriminates vapour molecules
Sae Nakajima, Ken Albrecht, Soh Kushida, Eiji Nishibori, Takashi Kitao, Takashi Uemura, Kimihisa Yamamoto, Uwe H. F. Bunz, Yohei Yamamoto
Chem. Commun., 201854, 2534-2537.

Sequence-regulated copolymerization based on periodic covalent positioning of monomers along one-dimensional nanochannels
Shuto Mochizuki, Naoki Ogiwara, Masayoshi Takayanagi, Masataka Nagaoka, Susumu Kitagawa, Takashi Uemura
Nature Commun., 20189, 329. 

Controlled Organization of Anthracene in Porous Coordination Polymers
Takashi Kitao, Ryoto Hongu, Susumu Kitagawa, Takashi Uemura
Chem. Lett., 201746, 1705-1707. (Editor's Choice)

Thermal ring-opening polymerization of an unsymmetrical silicon-bridged [1]ferrocenophane in coordination nanochannels
Yuichiro Kobayashi, Kayako Honjo, Susumu Kitagawa, Jessica Gwyther, Ian Manners, Takashi Uemura
Chem. Commun., 201753, 6945-6948.

Opening of an Accessible Microporosity in an Otherwise Nonporous Metal–Organic Framework by Polymeric Guests
Benjamin Le Ouay, Susumu Kitagawa, Takashi Uemura
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017139, 7886-7892.

Hybridization of MOFs and polymers
Takashi Kitao, Yuanyuan Zhang, Susumu Kitagawa, Bo Wang, Takashi Uemura
Chem. Soc. Rev., 201746, 3108-3133. (Reviewselected as Front Cover)

Preparation of polythiophene microrods with ordered chain alignment using nanoporous coordination template
Takashi Kitao, Michael W. A. MacLean, Benjamin Le Ouay, Yotaro Sasaki, Masahiko Tsujimoto, Susumu Kitagawa, Takashi Uemura
Polym. Chem., 20178, 5077-5081. (Pioneering Investigators Issue)

Preparation of Porous Polysaccharides Templated by Coordination Polymer with Three-Dimensional Nanochannels
Yuichiro Kobayashi, Kayako Honjo, Susumu Kitagawa, Takashi Uemura
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces20179, 11373–11379.

Nanostructuration of PEDOT in Porous Coordination Polymers for Tunable Porosity and Conductivity
Benjamin Le Ouay, Mickael Boudot, Takashi Kitao, Takeshi Yanagida, Susumu Kitagawa, Takashi Uemura
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2016138, 10088-10091.

The controlled synthesis of polyglucose in one-dimensional coordination nanochannels
Yuichiro Kobayashi, Yuki Horie, Kayako Honjo, Takashi Uemura, Susumu Kitagawa
Chem. Commun., 201652, 5156-5159.

Radical Polymerization of Vinyl Monomers in Porous Organic Cages
Takashi Uemura, Ryo Nakanishi, Shuto Mochizuki, Susumu Kitagawa, Motohiro Mizuno
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 201655, 6443-6447.

Inorganic Nanoparticles in Porous Coordination Polymers
Cho Rong Kim, Takashi Uemura, Susumu Kitagawa
Chem. Soc. Rev., 201645, 3828-3845. (Reviewselected as Back Cover)

Unraveling Inter- and Intra-chain Electronics in Polythiophene Assemblies Mediated by Coordination Nanospaces
Michael W. A. MacLean, Takashi Kitao, Takeo Suga, Motohiro Mizuno, Shu Seki, Takashi Uemura, Susumu Kitagawa
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 201655, 708-713.

Molecule-Level Studies on Dynamic Behavior of Oligomeric Chain Molecules in Porous Coordination Polymers
Takashi Uemura, Gosuke Washino, Susumu Kitagawa, Hirohide Takahashi, Aiko Yoshida, Kunio Takeyasu, Masayoshi Takayanagi, Masataka Nagaoka
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015119, 21504-21514.

Radical Copolymerization Mediated by Unsaturated Metal Sites in Coordination Nanochannels
Takashi Uemura, Shuto Mochizuki, Susumu Kitagawa
ACS Macro Lett., 20154, 788-791.

Peptide-Metal Organic Framework Swimmers that Direct the Motion toward Chemical Targets
Yasuhiro Ikezoe, Justin Fang, Tomasz L. Wasik, Menglu Shi, Takashi Uemura, Susumu Kitagawa, Hiroshi Matsui
Nano Lett., 201515, 4019-4923.

Mixing of immiscible polymers using nanoporous coordination templates
Takashi Uemura, Tetsuya Kaseda, Yotaro Sasaki, Munehiro Inukai, Takaaki Toriyama, Atsushi Takahara, Hiroshi Jinnai, Susumu Kitagawa
Nature Commun., 20156, 7473.

Radical polymerization of 2,3-dimethyl-1,3-butadiene in coordination nanochannels
Takashi Uemura, Ryo Nakanishi, Shuto Mochizuki, Yasujiro Murata, Susumu Kitagawa
Chem. Commun., 201551, 9892-9895.

Confinement of Single Polysilane Chains in Coordination Nanospaces
Takashi Kitao, Silvia Bracco, Angiolina Comotti, Piero Sozzani, Masanobu Naito, Shu Seki, Takashi Uemura, Susumu Kitagawa
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015137, 5231-5238.

Peptide Assembly-Driven Metal-Organic Framework (MOF) Motors for Micro Electric Generator
Yasuhiro Ikezoe, Justin Fang, Tomaz L. Wasik, Takashi Uemura, Yongtai Zheng, Susumu Kitagawa, Hiroshi Matsui
Adv. Mater., 201527, 288-291.

Synthesis of chiral porous coordination polymer that shows structural transformation induced by guest molecules
Takashi Kitao, Yuta Tokunaga, Daiki Umeyama, Cho Rong Kim, Takashi Uemura, Susumu Kitagawa
Inorg. Chim. Acta., 2015424, 221-225.

Controlled Cyclopolymerization of Difunctional Vinyl Monomers in Coordination Nanochannels
Takashi Uemura, Ryo Nakanishi, Tetsuya Kaseda, Noriyuki Uchida, Susumu Kitagawa
Macromolecules, 201447, 7321-7326.

Fabrication of Ceria Nanoparticles Incorporated in Porous Coordination Polymer
Cho Rong Kim, Takashi Uemura, Susumu Kitagawa
Chem. Lett., 201443, 1749-1751.

Sol-gel synthesis of nanosized titanium oxide in a porous coordination polymer
Cho Rong Kim, Takashi Uemura, Susumu Kitagawa
Micropor. Mesopor. Mater., 2014195, 31-35.

Supramolecular Approach toward Ordered Polymer Materials
Takashi Uemura
Chem. Eur. J., 201420, 1482-1489. (Review, Concept article)

Coordination Nanochannels for Polymer Materials
Takashi Uemura
Metal-Molecular Assembly for Functional Materials, Springer, 2013, 41-48. (Review article, part of the SpringerBriefs in Molecular Science book series)

Controlled Synthesis of Anisotropic Polymer Particles Templated by Porous Coordination Polymers
Takashi Uemura, Tetsuya Kaseda, Susumu Kitagawa
Chem. Mater., 2013, 25, 3772-3776.

Highly ordered alignment of a vinyl polymer by host-guest cross-polymerization
Gaetano Distefano, Hirohito Suzuki, Masahiko Tsujimoto, Seiji Isoda, Silvia Bracco, Angiolina Comotti, Piero Sozzani, Takashi Uemura, Susumu Kitagawa
Nature Chem., 20135, 335-341.

Controlled Encapsulation of Photo-Responsive Macromolecules in Porous Coordination Polymer
Takashi Uemura, Gosuke Washino, Nobuhiro Yanai, Susumu Kitagawa
Chem. Lett., 201342, 222-223. (Editor's Choice)

Polymerization in Confined Geometries
Takashi Uemura, Susumu Kitagawa
Synthesis of Polymers: New Structures and Methods (Ed. D. A. Schlüter, C. Hawker, J. Sakamoto), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2012, 1011-1026. (Review article)

Behavior of Binary Guests in a Porous Coordination Polymer
Nobuhiro Yanai, Takashi Uemura, Susumu Kitagawa
Chem. Mater., 201224, 4744-4749.

Autonomous motors of a metal-organic framework powered by reorganization of self-assembled peptides at interfaces
Yasuhiro Ikezoe, Gosuke Washino, Takashi Uemura, Susumu Kitagawa, Hiroshi Matsui
Nature Mater., 2012, 11, 1081-1085. (Highlighted in News & Views, Nature Mater. 2012, 11, 1008-1009.)

Highly Photoconducting π-Stacked Polymer Accommodated in Coordination Nanochannels
Takashi Uemura, Noriyuki Uchida, Atsushi Asano, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Masahiko Tsujimoto, Seiji Isoda, Susumu Kitagawa
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012134, 8360-8363.

Guest-to-Host Transmission of Structural Changes for Stimuli-Responsive Adsorption Property
Nobuhiro Yanai, Takashi Uemura, Masafumi Inoue, Ryotaro Matsuda, Tomohiro Fukushima, Masahiko Tsujimoto, Seiji Isoda, Susumu Kitagawa
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012134, 4501-4504.

Inclusion and dielectric properties of a vinylidene fluoride oligomer in coordination nanochannels
Nobuhiro Yanai, Takashi Uemura, Wataru Kosaka, Ryotaro Matsuda, Tetsuhiro Kodani, Meiten Koh, Takashi Kanemura, Susumu Kitagawa
Dalton Trans., 201241, 4195. (Invited article; Themed issue, Coordination Chemistry in the Solid State)

Polymer Friendly Metal-Organic Frameworks
Takashi Uemura
Supramolecular Soft Matter: Applications in Materials and Organic Electronics; (Ed. Takashi Nakanishi), John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, 2011, 175-189. (Review)

Polymer Synthesis in Coordination Nanospaces
Takashi Uemura
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 201184, 1169-1177. (ReviewAward Accounts)

Gas detection by structural variations of fluorescent guest molecules in a flexible porous coordination polymer
Nobuhiro Yanai, Koji Kitayama, Yuh Hijikata, Hiroshi Sato, Ryotaro Matsuda, Yoshiki Kubota, Masaki Takata, Motohiro Mizuno, Takashi Uemura, Susumu Kitagawa
Nature Mater., 201110, 787-793. (Highlighted in Noteworthy Chemistry, ACS, 7, Nov., 2011)

End-functionalization of a vinylidene fluoride oligomer in coordination nanochannels
Nobuhiro Yanai, Takashi Uemura, Noriyuki Uchida, Silvia Bracco, Angiolina Comotti, Piero Sozzani, Tetsuhiro Kodani, Meiten Koh, Takashi Kanemura, Susumu Kitagawa
J. Mater. Chem., 201121, 8021-8025.

Incarceration of Nanosized Silica into Porous Coordination Polymers: Preparation, Characterization, and Adsorption Property
Takashi Uemura, Yu Kadowaki, Cho Rong Kim, Tomohiro Fukushima, Daisuke Hiramatsu, Susumu Kitagawa
Chem. Mater., 201123, 1736-1741.

Inclusion and dynamics of a polymer-Li salt complex in coordination nanochannels
Nobuhiro Yanai, Takashi Uemura, Satoshi Horike, Satoru Shimomura and Susumu Kitagawa
Chem. Commun., 201147, 1722-1724.

Effects of Unsaturated Metal Sites on Radical Vinyl Polymerization in Coordination Nanochannels
Takashi Uemura, Noriyuki Uchida, Masakazu Higuchi, Susumu Kitagawa
Macromolecules201144, 2693-2697.

Unveiling thermal transitions of polymers in subnanometre pores
Takashi Uemura, Nobuhiro Yanai, Satoshi Watanabe, Hideki Tanaka, Ryohei Numaguchi, Minoru T. Miyahara, Yusuke Ohta, Masataka Nagaoka, Susumu Kitagawa
Nature Commun., 20101. 83.

Functionalization of Coordination Nanochannels for Controlling Tacticity in Radical Vinyl Polymerization
Takashi Uemura, Yukari Ono, Yuh Hijikata, Susumu Kitagawa
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010,132. 4917-4924.

Controlled Polymerization by Incarceration of Monomers in Nanochannels
Takashi Uemura, Susumu Kitagawa
Top. Curr. Chem., 2010293, 155-173. (Reviewpart of the Topics in Current Chemistry book series)

Template Synthesis of Porous Polypyrrole in 3D Coordination Nanochannels
Takashi Uemura, Yu Kadowaki, Nobuhiro Yanai, Susumu Kitagawa
Chem. Mater., 200921, 4096-4098.

Polymerization reactions in porous coordination polymers
Takashi Uemura, Nobuhiro Yanai, Susumu Kitagawa
Chem. Soc. Rev., 200938, 1228-1236. (Reviewselected as Front Cover)

Fabrication of Two-Dimensional Polymer Arrays: Template Synthesis of Polypyrrole between Redox-Active Coordination Nanoslits
Nobuhiro Yanai, Takashi Uemura, Masaaki Ohba, Yu Kadowaki, Mitsuhiko Maesato, Mikihito Takenaka, Shotaro Nishitsuji, Hirokazu Hasegawa, Susumu Kitagawa
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 200847, 9883-9886. (Hot Paper & Editors' Choice in Science)

Sol-Gel Synthesis of Low-Dimensional Silica within Coordination Nanochannels
Takashi Uemura, Daisuke Hiramatsu, Kaname Yoshida, Seiji Isoda, Susumu Kitagawa
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 9216-9217.

Radical Copolymerizations of Vinyl Monomers in a Porous Coordination Polymer
Takashi Uemura, Yukari Ono, Susumu Kitagawa
Chem. Lett., 200837, 616-617.

Conformation and Molecular Dynamics of Single Polystyrene Chain Confined in Coordination Nanospace
Takashi Uemura, Satoshi Horike, Kana Kitagawa, Motohiro Mizuno, Kazunaka Endo, Silvia Bracco, Angiolina Comotti, Piero Sozzani, Masataka Nagaoka, Susumu Kitagawa
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008130, 6781-6788.

Radical Polymerization of Vinyl Monomers in Porous Coordination Polymers: Nanochannel Size Effects on Reactivity, Molecular Weight, and Stereostructure
Takashi Uemura, Yukari Ono, Kana Kitagawa, Susumu Kitagawa
Macromolecules, 200841, 87-94.

Topotactic Linear Radical Polymerization of Divinylbenzenes in Porous Coordination Polymers
Takashi Uemura, Daisuke Hiramatsu, Yoshiki Kubota, Masaki Takata, Susumu Kitagawa
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 200746, 4987-4990.

Layer-by-Layer Films Based on Charge Transfer Interaction of π-Conjugated Poly(dithiafulvene) andIncorporation of Gold Nanoparticles into the Films
Xiaqin Wang, Kensuke Naka, Chaosheng Wang, Hideaki Itoh, Takashi Uemura, Yoshiki Chujo
J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 2007103, 1608-1615.

Polymerization in Coordination Nanospaces
Takashi Uemura, Satoshi Horike, Susumu Kitagawa
Chem. Asian J., 20061, 36-44. (Reviewselected as Front Cover in Inaugural issue)

Stepwise Guest Adsorption with Large Hysteresis in a Coordination Polymer {[Cu(bhnq)(THF)2](THF)}n Constructed from a Flexible Hingelike Ligand
Koichi Yamada, Hirokazu Tanaka, Sadahiro Yagishita, Keiichi Adachi, Takashi Uemura, Susumu Kitagawa, Satoshi Kawata
Inorg. Chem., 200645, 4322-4324.

Nanochannel-Promoted Polymerization of Substituted Acetylenes in Porous Coordination Polymers
Takashi Uemura, Ryo Kitaura, Yusuke Ohta, Masataka Nagaoka, Susumu Kitagawa
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 200645, 4112-4116. (Selected as Hot Paper)

Effect of Organic Polymer Additive on Crystallization of Porous Coordination Polymer
Takashi Uemura, Yousuke Hoshino, Susumu Kitagawa, Kaname Yoshida, Seiji Isoda
Chem. Mater., 200618, 992-995.

Radical polymerisation of styrene in porous coordination polymers
Takashi Uemura, Kana Kitagawa, Satoshi Horike, Takashi Kawamura, Susumu Kitagawa, Motohiro Mizuno, Kazunaka Endo
Chem. Commun., 2005, 5968-5970. (Selected as Front Cover and Hot Paper)

Amphiphilic Tetrathiafulvalene Derivative: Charge-Transfer Complexation Behavior in Solutions
Kensuke Naka, Shinsuke Inagi, Takashi Uemura, Yoshiki Chujo
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 200578, 519-522.

Nanocrystals of Coordination Polymers
Takashi Uemura, Susumu Kitagawa
Chem. Lett., 200534, 132-137. (ReviewHighlight Review)

Functional Macromolecules with Electron-Donating Dithiafulvene Unit
Takashi Uemura, Kensuke Naka, Yoshiki Chujo
Advances in Polymer Science, Springer, Heidelberg, 2004167, 81-106. (Reviewpart of the Advances in Polymer Science book series)

Size and Surface Effects of Prussian Blue Nanoparticles Protected by Organic Polymers
Takashi Uemura, Masaaki Ohba, Susumu Kitagawa
Inorg. Chem., 200443, 7339-7345.

trans-chelating bisphosphine possessing only planar chirality and its application to catalytic asymmetric reactions
Ryoichi Kuwano, Takashi Uemura, Makoto Saito, Yoshihiko Ito
Tetrahedron Asym., 200415, 2263-2271.

Prussian Blue Nanoparticles Protected by Poly(vinylpyrrolidone)
Takashi Uemura, Susumu Kitagawa
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003125, 7814-7815.

Synthesis and Properties of π-Conjugated Dithiafulvene Oligomers by Addition of a Monofunctionalized Compound
Kensuke Naka, Adriana Gelover-Santiago, Takashi Uemura, Yoshiki Chujo
J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 200341, 708-715.

Preparation of Oriented Ultrathin Films via Self-Assembly Based on Charge Transfer Interaction between π-Conjugated Poly(dithiafulvene) and Acceptor Polymer
Xiaqin Wan, Kensuke Naka, Hideaki Itoh, Takashi Uemura, Yoshiki Chujo
Macromolecules, 200336, 533-535.

Intramolecular Charge-Transfer Polymers between Dithiafulvene and Pyridinium Units: Conjugative Effect through Saturated Polymethylene Chain
Kensuke Naka, Takashi Uemura, Yoshiki Chujo
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 200275, 2673-2679.

Self-Complexation of a Poly-Conjugated Donor Molecule with a Cyclic Acceptor
Kensuke Naka, Takashi Uemura, Yoshiki Chujo
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 200275, 2053-2057.

Preparation, Optical Spectroscopy and Electrochemical Studies of Novel p-Conjugated Polymer-protected Stable PbS Colloidal Nanoparticles in a Non-aqueous Solution
Yong Zhou, Hideaki Itoh, Takashi Uemura, Kensuke Naka, Yoshiki Chujo
Langmuir, 200218, 5287-5292.

π-Conjugated Polymers with Electroactive Thioketene Dimer Unit
Kensuke Naka, Takashi Uemura, Adriana Gelover-Santiago, Yoshiki Chujo
Macromolecules, 200235, 3806-3809.

π-Conjugated Poly(dithiafulvene)s and Poly(diselenafulvene)s: Effects of Side Alkyl Chains on Optical, Electrochemical and Conducting Properties
Kensuke Naka, Takashi Uemura, Yoshiki Chujo
Macromolecules, 200235, 3539-3543.

Synthesis of Novel Stable Nanometer-sized Metal (M = Pd, Au, Pt) Colloids Protected by a p-Conjugated Conducting Polymer
Yong Zhou, Hideaki Itoh, Takashi Uemura, Kensuke Naka, Yoshiki Chujo
Langmuir, 200218, 277-283.

Alternating π-Conjugated Copolymer of Dithiafulvene with 2,2’-Bipyridyl Units
Kensuke Naka, Takashi Uemura, Yoshiki Chujo
J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 200139, 4083-4090.

Synthesis and Properties of Oxygen-, Methylene-, and Alkylene-Bridged Poly(dithiafulvene)s
Sujata Marathe, Takashi Uemura, Kensuke Naka, Yoshiki Chujo
J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 200139, 3593-3603.

Electron Accepting System of Si-Si Bond in Linear Framework by Combination with Strong Donor
Kensuke Naka, Takashi Uemura, Yoshiki Chujo
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2001123, 6209-6210.

Synthesis and luminescent properties of bithiazole and dithiafulvene derivatives
Jong-Wook Park, Ji-Hoon Lee, Sam-Il Ko, Tae Wan Kim, Takashi Uemura, Yoshiki Chujo
Synth. Met., 2001121, 1689-1690.

Preparation of π-conjugated polymer-protected gold nanoparticles in stable colloidal form
Yong Zhou, Hideaki Itoh, Takashi Uemura, Kensuke Naka, Yoshiki Chujo
Chem. Commun., 2001, 613-614.

Synthesis of a π-Conjugated Poly(thioketene dimer) and Its Electron-Donating Property
Takashi Uemura, Kensuke Naka, Adriana Gelover-Santiago, Yoshiki Chujo
Macromolecules, 200134, 346-348.

A Polymer with Two Different Redox Centers in the π-Conjugated Main Chain: Alternate Combinations of Ferrocene and Dithiafulvene
Kensuke Naka, Takashi Uemura, Yoshiki Chujo
Macromolecules, 200033, 6965-6969.

Synthesis and Properties of π-Conjugated Poly(dithiafulvene)s by Cycloaddition Polymerization of Heteroaromatic Bisthioketenes
Kensuke Naka, Takashi Uemura, Yoshiki Chujo
Macromolecules, 200033, 4733-4737.

Linearly Extended π-Conjugated Dithiafulvene Polymer Formed Soluble Charge-Transfer Complex with 7,7,8,8-Tetracyanoquinodimethane
Kensuke Naka, Takashi Uemura, Yoshiki Chujo
Polym. J., 200032, 435-439. (Selected as Polymer Journal Award)

π-Conjugated Poly(dithiafulvene) by Cycloaddition Polymerization of Aldothioketene with Its Alkynethiol Tautomer. Polymerization, Optical Properties, and Electrochemical Analysis
Kensuke Naka, Takashi Uemura, Yoshiki Chujo
Macromolecules, 199932, 4641-4646.

Synthesis of Polymers Having 1,3-Cyclobutanedione Unit in the Main Chain by Cycloaddition Polymerization of Bisketene
Kensuke Naka, Takashi Uemura, Yoshiki Chujo
Polym. Bull., 199942, 367-372.

Synthesis of a Trans-Chelating Chiral Diphosphine Ligand with Only Planar Chirality and Its Application to Asymmetric Hydrosilylation of Ketones
Ryoichi Kuwano, Takashi Uemura, Makoto Saito, Yoshihiko Ito
Tetrahedron Lett., 199940, 1327-1330.

Synthesis of π-Conjugated Poly(dithiafulvene) by Cycloaddition Polymerization of Aldothioketene with Its Alkynethiol Tautomer
Kensuke Naka, Takashi Uemura, Yoshiki Chujo
Macromolecules, 199831, 7570-7571.