Last Updated :2023/09/06

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Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Associate Professor or Lecturer
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1-3-1, Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, Japan
TEL : (+81)82-424-7417 FAX : (+81)
I'm interested in revealing mechanism of unexpected (photo) reactions and the structures and properties of the molecules obtained from these reactions by single crystal X-ray structure analysis and EPR measurement etc.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2020/04/01, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Lecturer
  • 2018/04/01, 2020/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Science, Lecturer
  • 2013/03/01, 2018/03/31, Hiroshima University, department of chemistry, graduate school of science, assistant professor
  • 2012/04/01, 2013/02/28, Aoyama Gakuin University, Department of chemistry, school of science and engineering, postdoctoral fellow
  • 2009/04/01, 2012/03/31, The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, research fellow (DC1)

Educational Backgrounds

  • Aoyama Gakuin University, Graduate School, Division of Science and Engineering, chemistry, Japan, 2009/04, 2012/03
  • Aoyama Gakuin University, Graduate School, Division of Science and Engineering, chemistry, Japan, 2007/04, 2009/03
  • Aoyama Gakuin University, Faculty of Science and Engineering, chemstry, Japan, 2003/04, 2007/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Science, Aoyama Gakuin University
  • Master of Science, Aoyama Gakuin University

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Science : Chemistry : Chemistry
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering : Division of Advanced Science and Engineering : Chemistry Program
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering : Division of Advanced Science and Engineering : Chemistry Program

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Chemistry

Research Fields

  • Chemistry;Applied chemistry;Functional solid state chemistry

Research Keywords

  • Organic Photochemistry
  • Photochromism
  • Radical

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Society of Physical Organic Chemistry
  • The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemisty, Japan

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Advanced Chemistry
  2. 2023, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Chemical Experiments I
  3. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Chemical Experiments II
  4. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Introduction to Organic Chemistry
  5. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Chemistry A
  6. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Chemistry A
  7. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Chemistry B
  8. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Chemistry B

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. ★, Unusual Negative Photochromism via a Short-Lived Imidazolyl Radical of 1,1'-Binaphthyl-Bridged Imidazole Dimer, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135(8), 3164–3172, 20130201
  2. ★, A Peroxide-Bridged Imidazole Dimer Formed From a Photochromic Naphthalene-Bridged Imidazole Dimer, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 14, 5855-5860, 20120201
  3. Entropy-Controlled Thermal Back-Reaction of Photochromic [2.2]Paracyclophane-Bridged Imidazole Dimer, Dyes and Pigments, 92(2), 872-876, 20120201
  4. Reversible Photogeneration of a Stable Chiral Radical-Pair from a Fast Photochromic Molecule, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2(21), 2680–2682, 20111001
  5. Optical and Electronic Properties of Siloxane-Bridged Cyclic Dimers with Naphthalene or Pyrenylene Moieties, Tetrahedron, 40(2), 8012-8017, 20101001
  6. ★, Unprecedented Radical-Radical Reaction of a [2.2]Paracyclophane Derivative Containing an Imidazolyl Radical Moiety, Org. Lett., 12(18), 4152-4155, 20100801
  7. An Efficient Strategy for Enhancing the Photosensitivity of Photochromic [2.2]Paracyclophane-Bridged Imidazole Dimers, J. Photopolym. Sci. Technol., 23(3), 301-306, 20101101
  8. Remarkable Acceleration for Back-Reaction of a Fast Photochromic Molecule, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 1(7), 1112-1115, 20100301
  9. Photochromism of a Radical Diffusion-Inhibited Hexaarylbiimidazole Derivative with Intense Coloration and Fast Decoloration Performance, Org. Lett., 10(14), 3105-3108, 20080601
  10. Activation Parameters for the Recombination Reaction of Intramolecular Radical Pairs Generated from the Radical Diffusion-Inhibited HABI Derivative, J. Phys. Chem. A, 112(27), 6098-6103, 20080601
  11. Rational Design of a New Class of Diffusion-Inhibited HABI with Fast Back-Reaction, J. Phys. Org. Chem., 20(11), 857-863, 20070401
  12. Multistate Photochromism of 1-Phenylnaphthalene-Bridged Imidazole Dimer That Has Three Colorless Isomers and Two Colored Isomers, JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY A, 118(1), 134-143, 20140109
  13. Dual Association Modes of the 2,5,8-Tris(pentafluorophenyl)phenalenyl Radical, CHEMISTRY-AN ASIAN JOURNAL, 9(7), 1823-1829, 20140509
  14. Electron-spin resonance (ESR) characterization of quintet spin-state bis-nitroxide-bearing cyclopentane-1,3-diyl diradicals, JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 28(2), 116-120, 20141007
  15. Entropy-controlled biradical-quinoid isomerization of a pi-conjugated delocalized biradical, PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 17(2), 1151-1155, 20141114
  16. Intra- and Intermolecular Reactivity of Triplet Sumanenetrione, BULLETIN OF THE CHEMICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 88(11), 1612-1617, 20151115
  17. A Puckered Singlet Cyclopentane-1,3-diyl: Detection of the Third Isomer in Homolysis, CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL, 22(7), 2299-2306, 20160212
  18. Insights into the Recombination of Radical Pair in Hexaarylbiimidazoles, Chem. Commun., 49, 5841–5843, 20130509
  19. Control of the Termination Mechanism in Radical Polymerization by Viscosity: Selective Disproportionation in Viscous Media, CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL, 23(6), 1299-1305, 20161201
  20. Photolysis of 3,5-diphenylisoxazole in argon matrices, JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 30(4), 20160921
  21. Mechanistic study of stereoselectivity in azoalkane denitrogenations, PURE AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY, 89(6), 759-764, 20170228
  22. B(MIDA)-Containing Diborons, ACS OMEGA, 2(9), 5911-5916, 20170918
  23. Co-Crystallization of Achiral Components into Chiral Network by Supramolecular Interactions: Coordination Complexes Organic Radical, CRYSTAL GROWTH & DESIGN, 17(9), 4893-4899, 20170801
  24. Anthranilamide (aam)-substituted diboron: palladium-catalyzed selective B(aam) transfer, CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, 54(67), 9290-9293, 20180828
  25. Extremely Long Lived Localized Singlet Diradicals in a Macrocyclic Structure: A Case Study on the Stretch Effect, CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL, 24(55), 14808-14815, 20181001
  26. Self-Propelled Motion of a Camphor Disk on a Photosensitive Amphiphilic Molecular Layer, LANGMUIR, 35(12), 4233-4237, 20190326
  27. Generation of "Sumanenylidene": A Ground-State Triplet Carbene on a Curved -Conjugated Periphery, CHEMISTRY-AN ASIAN JOURNAL, 14(10), 1844-1848, 20190515
  28. Generation and Rearrangement of (1-Hydroxycyclopropyl)- and (1-Hydroxycyclobutyl)carbene, AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY, 72(11), 890-893, 2019
  29. Impact of the macrocyclic structure and dynamic solvent effect on the reactivity of a localised singlet diradicaloid with pi-single bonding character, CHEMICAL SCIENCE, 12(2), 613-625, 20210114

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)), 2019, 2021
  2. KAKENHI (Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)), Establishment of negative photochromic molecule with the systematic elucidation of photo property, 2017, 2018
  3. KAKENHI (Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)), Development of a novel negative photochromic compound with the rational molecular design, 2015, 2016
  4. Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Research Fellow, Study for the photochromism and magnetooptic property of radical diffusion-inhibited HABI, 2009, 2011

Social Activities

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. The International Symposium on Reactive Intermediates and Unusual Molecules (ISRIUM 2014), 2014/04