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  1. チエノチオフェン構造を有する高導電性n型有機系半導体の開発
    村田理尚, 「有機半導体の開発と最新動向」,安達千波矢 監修,シーエムシー出版,in press.
  2. 熱電変換素子に向けた導電性材料の合成
    Synthesis of Highly Conductive Thermoelectric Materials

    村田理尚, ディビジョン・トピックス,「化学と工業」,日本化学会,2023, 76-12, 896.
  3. Isomerism Tunes the Diradical Character of DifluorenoPyrroles at constant Huckel-level Antiaromaticity
    R. Moriyasu, S. M. Quintero, C. J. G. Garcia, K. Suzuki, C. Kitamura, M. Murata, M. Alonso, J. C. Cordon, S.-i. Kato, Chem. Sci. 2023, 14, 13468-13474.
    [DOI: 10.1039/D3SC03297C]
  4. 溶液プロセスによる大気安定なn型有機金属熱電膜の開発(技術資料)
    伊藤巧夢,村田理尚, 「塗装工学」,日本塗装技術協会,2023, 58, 324-331.
  5. 特許出願:特願 2023-031508
    発明の名称:「n型半導体有機材料、導電性膜、及びそれらの製造方法」
    発明者:村田理尚、上田和樹、當山奈菜
    出願人:学校法人常翔学園
    出願日:2023年3月2日
  6. Controlling the Molecular Shuttling of pH-Responsive [2]Rotaxanes with Two Different Stations
    N. Takiguchi, S. Yamazaki, M. Murata, S. Kawano, M. Shizuma, M. Muraoka, ChemistrySelect 2023, 8, e202300687.
    [DOI: 10.1002/slct.202300687]
  7. A Highly Conductive n-Type Coordination Complex with Thieno[3,2-b]thiophene Units: Facile Synthesis, Orientation and Thermoelectric Properties
    K. Ueda, R. Fukuzaki, T. Ito, N. Toyama, M. Muraoka, T. Terao, K. Manabe, T. Hirai, C.-J. Wu, S.-C. Chuang, S. Kawano, M. Murata, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 18744-18749.
    [DOI: 10.1021/jacs.2c07888]
    Highlighted as a Supplementary Cover Art


    Press Release from OIT (in Japanese)
  8. Photocatalytic property of WO3 modified with noble metal co-catalysts towards selective hydroxylation of benzene to phenol under visible light irradiation
    S. Higashimoto, Y. Kurikawa, Y. Tanabe, T. Fukushima, A. Harada, M. Murata, Y. Sakata, H. Kobayashi, Appl. Catal. B: Environ. 2022, 325, 122289.
    [DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2022.122289]
  9. Promoting the Efficiency and Stability of Nonfullerene Organic Photovoltaics by Incorporating Open-Cage [60]Fullerenes in the Nonfullerene Nanocrystallites
    C.-M. Hsieh, H.-C. Hsiao, Y. Yamada, W.-R. Wu, U-S. Jeng, C.-J. Su, Y.-S. Lin, M. Murata, Y. J. Chang, S.-C. Chuang, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022, 14, 39109-39119.
    [DOI: 10.1021/acsami.2c06354]

  10. Design and Short-step Synthesis of π-Conjugated Networks toward n-Type Semiconducting Materials
    K. Ueda, H. Nakanishi, Y. Tsuboi, M. Murata, J. Synth. Org. Chem. Jpn. 2022, 80, 930-940.
    [DOI: 10.5059/yukigoseikyokaishi.80.930]
  11. 十字路:Scholl 反応
    村田理尚, 有機合成化学協会誌 2022, 80, 957.
    [DOI: 10.5059/yukigoseikyokaishi.80.957]
  12. 環境調和型プロセスによる大気安定 n 型熱電変換膜の開発(第22回環境技術賞)
    村田理尚,川野真太郎,近畿化学工業界 2022, 74, 10.
  13. p-Tetrafluorophenylene Divinylene-Bridged Nonfullerene Acceptors as Binary Components or Additives for High-Efficiency Organic Solar Cells
    C.-M. Hsieh, M.-R. Chuang, Y. Yamada, C.-J. Su, Y. J. Chang, M. Murata, U. Jeng, S.-C. Chuang, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2021, 13, 61473-61486.
    [DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c19943]

  14. Domino Cross-Scholl Reaction of Tetracene with Molecular Benzene: Synthesis, Structure, and Mechanism
    D. Mishima, H. Nakanishi, Y. Tsuboi, Y. Kishimoto, Y. Yamanaka, A. Harada, M. Togo, Y. Yamada, M. Muraoka, M. Murata, Org. Lett. 2021, 23, 7921-7926.
    Highlighted as a Supplementary Cover Art
    [DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.1c02921]
    Highlighted in SYNFACTS
    [DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1737769]


  15. フレキシブル熱電変換素子用のn型有機材料の発展(解説)
    Advancement of n-Type Organic Materials for Flexible Thermoelectric Devices (Review)
    村田理尚,上田和樹,「科学と工業」,大阪工研協会,2021, 95(3), 69-76.
  16. High-Performance, Air-Stable, n-Type Thermoelectric Films from a Water-Dispersed Nickel-Ethenetetrathiolate Complex and Ethylene Glycol
    K. Ueda, Y. Yamada, T. Terao, K. Manabe, T. Hirai, Y. Asaumi, S. Fujii, S. Kawano, M. Muraoka, M. Murata, J. Mater. Chem. A 2020, 8, 12319-12322.
    [DOI: 10.1039/D0TA04524A]

    Press Release by OIT (in Japanese)
    日刊工業新聞 2020年8月3日(25面)
  17. 特許出願:特願 2020-181877
    発明の名称:「フレキシブル熱電発電素子の作製に用いるn型半導体材料、及びフレキシブル熱電発電素子、並びにそれらの製造方法」
    発明者:村田理尚
    出願人:学校法人常翔学園
    出願日:令和2年10月29日
  18. Air-Stable n-Type Organic Semiconductors for Thermoelectric Generators
    M. Murata, 2020 27th International Workshop on Active-Matrix Flatpanel Displays and Devices (AM-FPD), Kyoto, Japan, 2020, 48-49. (IEEE Xplore)
    [DOI: 10.23919/AM-FPD49417.2020.9224481]
  19. Mechanistic Insight into Direct Hydroxylation of Benzene to Phenol on the Pt-Deposited WO3 Photocatalyst in the Presence of Air and Water under Visible-Light Irradiation
    Y. Kurikawa, M. Togo, M. Murata, Y. Matsuda, Y. Sakata, H. Kobayashi, S. Higashimoto, Catalysts 2020, 10, 557.
    [DOI: 10.3390/catal10050557]
    Guest Editors: S. Higashimoto, S. Kaneco
  20. Benzo- and Thieno-Annulated Tetracenes: A One-Pot Synthesis via Cross-Dehydrogenative Annulation
    M. Murata, M. Togo, D. Mishima, A. Harada, M. Muraoka, Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 4160-4163.
    [DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.0c01244]
  21. Open-Shell Singlet Diradicaloid Difluoreno[4,3-b:3',4'-d]furan and Its Radical Cation and Dianion
    S. Mori, M. Akita, S. Suzuki, M. S. Asano, M. Murata, T. Akiyama, T. Matsumoto, C. Kitamura, S. Kato, Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 5881-5884.
    [DOI: 10.1039/D0CC01638A]
  22. Template-Free Synthesis of a Phenanthroline-Containing [2]Rotaxane: A Reversible pH-controllable Molecular Switch
    M. Muraoka, K. Aoyama, S. Fujihara, R. Yamane, I. Hisaki, M. Miyata, M. Murata, Y. Nakatsuji, Symmetry 2019, 11, 1137.
    [DOI: 10.3390/sym11091137]
    Guest Editor: K. Hirose
  23. Propeller-Shaped Aluminum Complexes with an Azaperylene Core in the Ligands
    M. Tsukao, Y. Hashikawa, N. Toyama, M. Muraoka, M. Murata, T. Sasamori, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, Inorganics 2019, 7, 109.
    [DOI: 10.3390/inorganics7090109]
    Guest Editors: T. Agou, N. Tokitoh
    Highlighted as a Cover


  24. Near- and Mid-IR Gas-Phase Absorption Spectra of H2@C60+-He
    D. V. Strelnikov, J. Jasik, D.Gerlich, M. Murata, Y. Murata, K. Komatsu, J. Roithova, J. Phys. Chem. A 2018, 122, 8162-8166.
    [DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b06222]
  25. Development of Functional Materials Based on Cyclopenta-Fused Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (CP-PAHs)
    M. Murata
    Rep. Grant. Res., Asahi Glass Foundation 2018, No.16, 1-5.
    [Report of Grant-Supported Research]
  26. Palladium-Catalyzed Cyclization: Regioselectivity and Structure of Arene-Fused C60 Derivatives
    Y. Hashikawa, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 16350-16358.
    [DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b09459]
  27. Unsymmetric Twofold Scholl Cyclization of a 5,11-Dinaphthyltetracene: Selective Formation of Pentagonal and Hexagonal Rings via a Dication Pathway
    Chaolumen, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 5082-5086.
    [DOI: 10.1002/anie.201701054]

    Highlighted as a 'Hot Paper'
  28. Fullerene C70 as a Nanoflask that Reveals the Chemical Reactivity of Atomic Nitrogen
    Y. Morinaka, R. Zhang, S. Sato, H. Nikawa, T. Kato, K. Furukawa, M. Yamada, Y. Maeda, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, S. Nagase, T. Akasaka, Y. Murata, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 6488-6491.
    [DOI: 10.1002/anie.201701158]
  29. Isolation of the Simplest Hydrated Acid
    R. Zhang, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, T. Shimoaka, T. Hasegawa, Y. Murata, Sci. Adv. 2017, 3, e1602833.
    [DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1602833]
  30. Orientation of a Water Molecule: Effects on Electronic Nature of the C59N Cage
    Y. Hashikawa, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 4465-4469.
    [DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b00453]
  31. Synthesis and Structure of an Open-cage C69O Derivative
    R. Zhang, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, Chem. Lett. 2017, 46, 543-546.
    [DOI: 10.1246/cl.161178]
  32. A Stable, Soluble, and Crystalline Supramolecular System with a Triplet Ground State
    T. Futagoishi, T. Aharen, T. Kato, A. Kato, T. Ihara, T. Tada, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, H. Kageyama, Y. Kanemitsu, Y. Murata, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 4261-4265.
    [DOI: 10.1002/anie.201701212]
  33. Cycloaddition of Benzyne to Naphthalene-Fused Tetracene with a Twisted π-Surface
    Chaolumen, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, Chem. Lett. 2017, 46, 591-593.
    [DOI: 10.1246/cl.161170]
  34. Encapsulation and Dynamic Behavior of Methanol and Formaldehyde inside Open-Cage C60 Derivatives
    T. Futagoishi, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 2758-2762.
    [DOI: 10.1002/anie.201611903]
  35. Unprecedented Photochemical Rearrangement of an Open-Cage C60 Derivative
    T. Futagoishi, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 1712-1714.
    [DOI: 10.1039/c6cc10103h]
  36. Dithieno-Fused Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon with a Pyracylene Moiety: Strong Antiaromatic Contribution to the Electronic Structure
    Chaolumen, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 826-829.
    [DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b03819]
  37. Structural Modification of Open-Cage Fullerene C60 Derivatives Having a Small Molecule inside Their Cavities
    Y. Hashikawa, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, Can. J. Chem. 2017, 95, 320-328.
    [DOI: 10.1139/cjc-2016-0465]
  38. 4,7-Bis[3-(dimesitylboryl)thien-2-yl]benzothiadiazole: Solvato-, Thermo-, and Mechanochromism Based on the Reversible Formation of an Intramolecular B-N Bond
    H. Shimogawa, O. Yoshikawa, Y. Aramaki, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 3784-3791.
    [DOI: 10.1002/chem.201606041]
  39. Co(I)-Mediated Removal of Addends on the C60 Cage and Formation of Monovalent Cobalt Complex CpCo(CO)(η2-C60)
    Y. Hashikawa, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 6348-6351.
    [DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b03238]
  40. Water Entrapped inside Fullerene Cages: A Potential Probe for Evaluation of Bond Polarization
    Y. Hashikawa, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 13109-13113.
    [DOI: 10.1002/anie.201607040]
  41. Efficient Synthesis of One- and Two-Dimensional Multimetallic Gold-Bis(dithiolene) Complexes
    M. Murata, S. Kaji, H. Nishimura, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 2016, 3228-3232.
    [DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201600595]
  42. Near-Infrared Emissive Donor-Acceptor-Type Molecules Containing Thiazole-Fused Benzothiadiazole as an Electron-Acceptor Moiety
    M. Satou, T. Nakamura, Y. Aramaki, S. Okazaki, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, Chem. Lett. 2016, 45, 892-894.
    [DOI: 10.1246/cl.160519]
  43. Synthesis of a distinct water dimer inside fullerene C70
    R. Zhang, M. Murata, T. Aharen, A. Wakamiya, T. Shimoaka, T. Hasegawa, Y. Murata, Nat. Chem. 2016, 8, 435-441.
    [DOI: 10.1038/nchem.2464]
  44. Synthesis and Properties of Endohedral Aza[60]fullerenes: H2O@C59N and H2@C59N as Their Dimers and Monomers
    Y. Hashikawa, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 4096-4104.
    [DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b12795]
  45. Trapping N2 and CO2 on the Sub-Nano Scale in the Confined Internal Spaces of Open-Cage C60 Derivatives: Isolation and Structural Characterization of the Host-Guest Complexes
    T. Futagoishi, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 14791-14794.
    [DOI: 10.1002/anie.201507785]
  46. Electron-Deficient Tetrabenzo-fused Pyracylene and Conversions into Curved and Planar pi-Systems Having Distinct Emission Behaviors
    Chaolumen, M. Murata, Y. Sugano, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 9308-9312.
    [DOI: 10.1002/anie.201503783]
  47. Dibenzo[a,f]perylene Bisimide: Effects of Introducing Two Fused Rings
    Chaolumen, H. Enno, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, Chem. Asian J. 2014, 9, 3136-3140.
    [DOI: 10.1002/asia.201402688]
  48. Catalytic stereodivergent functionalization of H2@C60
    E. E. Maroto, M. Izquierdo, M. Murata, S. Filippone, K. Komatsu, Y. Murata, N. Martin, Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 740-742.
    [DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46999A]
  49. On-Top pi-Stacking of Quasiplanar Molecules in Hole-Transporting Materials: Inducing Anisotropic Carrier Mobility in Amorphous Films
    A. Wakamiya, H. Nishimura, T. Fukushima, F. Suzuki, A. Saeki, S. Seki, I. Osaka, T. Sasamori, M. Murata, Y. Murata, H. Kaji, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 5800-5804.
    [DOI: 10.1002/anie.201400068]
  50. Synthesis of Open-Cage Ketolactam Derivatives of Fullerene C60 Encapsulating a Hydrogen Molecule
    Y. Hashikawa, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 2970-2973.
    [DOI: 10.1021/ol501113y]
  51. Synthesis and Structure of an Open-Cage Thiafullerene C69S: Reactivity Differences of an Open-Cage C70 Tetraketone Relative to Its C60 Analogue
    R. Zhang, T. Futagoishi, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 8193-8196.
    [DOI: 10.1021/ja504054s]
  52. Synthesis and X-ray Structure of Endohedral Fullerene C60 Dimer Encapsulating a Water Molecule in Each C60 Cage
    R. Zhang, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, Y. Murata, Chem. Lett. 2013, 42, 879-881.
    [DOI: 10.1246/cl.130358]
  53. Recognition of Hydrogen Isotopomers by an Open-Cage Fullerene
    Y. Murata, S.-C. Chuang, F. Tanabe, M. Murata, K. Komatsu, Philos. Trans. A Math. Phys. Eng. Sci. 2013, 371, 20110629.
    [DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2011.0629]
  54. X-Ray Observation of a Helium Atom and Placing a Nitrogen Atom inside He@C60 and He@C70
    Y. Morinaka, S. Sato, A. Wakamiya, H. Nikawa, N. Mizorogi, F. Tanabe, M. Murata, K. Komatsu, K. Furukawa, T. Kato, S. Nagase, T. Akasaka, Y. Murata, Nat. Commun. 2013, 4, 1554.
    [DOI: 10.1038/ncomms2574]
  55. Synthesis and Photovoltaic Properties of Acceptor Materials Based on the Dimerization of Fullerene C60 for Use in Efficient Polymer Solar Cells
    Y. Morinaka, M. Nobori, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, T. Sagawa, S. Yoshikawa, Y. Murata, Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 3670-3672.
    [DOI: 10.1039/c3cc41084f]
  56. Expansion of Orifices of Open C60 Derivatives and Formation of an Open C59S Derivative by Reaction with Sulfur
    T. Futagoishi, M. Murata, A. Wakamiya, T. Sasamori, Y. Murata, Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 2750-2753.
    [DOI: 10.1021/ol401083c]
  57. Organic Synthesis of Endohedral Fullerenes Encapsulating Helium, Dihydrogen, and Water
    M. Murata, Y. Murata, K. Komatsu, Organic Nanomaterials, T. Torres, G. Bottari, Eds., Wiley-Blackwell, 2013, pp. 225-240.
  58. Modification of the Sigma-Framework of [60]Fullerene for Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cells
    M. Murata, Y. Morinaka, Y. Murata, O. Yoshikawa, T. Sagawa, S. Yoshikawa, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 7335-7337.
    [DOI: 10.1039/c1cc12406d]
  59. Reaction of Cage-Opened Fullerene Derivative with Grignard Reagents and Subsequent Transannular Cyclization
    M. Murata, Y. Morinaka, K. Kurotobi, K. Komatsu, Y. Murata, Chem. Lett. 2011, 39, 298-299.
    [DOI: 10.1246/cl.2010.298]
  60. Inelastic Neutron Scattering of a Quantum Translator-Rotator Encapsulated in a Closed Fullerene Cage: Isotope Effects and Translation-Rotation Coupling in H2@C60 and HD@C60
    A. J. Horsewill, S. Rols, M. R. Johnson, Y. Murata, M. Murata, K. Komatsu, M. Carravetta, S. Mamone, M. H. Levitt, J. Y.-C. Chen, J. A. Johnson, X. Lei, N. J. Turro, Phys. Rev. B 2010, 82, 081410.
    [DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.82.081410]
  61. Rational Synthesis, Enrichment, and 13C NMR Spectra of Endohedral C60 and C70 Encapsulating a Helium Atom
    Y. Morinaka, F. Tanabe, M. Murata, Y. Murata, K. Komatsu, Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 4532-4534.
    [DOI: 10.1039/c0cc00113a]
  62. A Magnetic Switch for Spin-Catalyzed Interconversion of Nuclear Spin Isomers
    Y. Li, X. Lei, S. Jockusch, J. Y. Chen, M. Frunzi, J. A. Johnson, R. G. Lawler, Y. Murata, M. Murata, K. Komatsu, N. J. Turro, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 4042-4043.
    [DOI: 10.1021/ja910282p]
  63. Molecular Surgery toward Organic Synthesis of Endohedral Fullerenes
    M. Murata, Y. Murata, K. Komatsu, Chemistry of Nanocarbons, F. Wudl, S. Nagase, T. Akasaka, Eds., Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2010, pp. 215-237.
  64. 2008年の化学: グラフェンナノリボンができた!
    村田 理尚, 化学 2008, 63, 69-70.
  65. Synthesis and Reaction of Fullerene C70 Encapsulating Two Molecules of H2
    M. Murata, S. Maeda, Y. Morinaka, Y. Murata, K. Komatsu, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 15800-15801.
    [DOI: 10.1021/ja8076846]
  66. Surgery of Fullerenes
    M. Murata, Y. Murata, K. Komatsu, Chem. Commun. 2008, 6083-6094.
    [DOI: 10.1039/b811738a]

    Feature Article
  67. NMR Studies on Monofunctionalized Fullerenyl Cation and Anion Encapsulating a H2 Molecule
    M. Murata, Y. Ochi, T. Kitagawa, K. Komatsu, Y. Murata, Chem. Asian J. 2008, 3, 1336-1342. (Special Issue)
    [DOI: 10.1002/asia.200800080]
  68. Internal Magnetic Fields of Dianions of Fullerene C60 and Its Cage-Opened Derivatives Studied with Encapsulated H2 as an NMR Probe
    M. Murata, Y. Ochi, F. Tanabe, K. Komatsu, Y. Murata, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 2039-2041.
    [DOI: 10.1002/anie.200705285]
  69. Encapsulation and Dynamic Behavior of Two H2 Molecules in an Open-Cage C70
    Y. Murata, S. Maeda, M. Murata, K. Komatsu, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 6702-6703.
    [DOI: 10.1021/ja801753m]
  70. Solid-State NMR of Endohedral Hydrogen-Fullerene Complexes
    M. Carravetta, A. Danquigny, S. Mamone, F. Cuda, O. G. Johannessen, I. Heinmaa, K. Panesar, R. Stern, M. C. Grossel, A. J. Horsewill, A. Samoson, M. Murata, Y. Murata, K. Komatsu, M. H. Levitt, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2007, 9, 4879-4894.
    [DOI: 10.1039/b707075f]
  71. An Orifice-Size Index for Open-Cage Fullerenes
    S. C. Chuang, Y. Murata, M. Murata, K. Komatsu, J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 6447-6453.
    [DOI: 10.1021/jo070790w]
  72. 水素内包フラーレンの合成と性質
    小松 紘一, 村田 理尚, 「ナノカーボンハンドブック」,エヌ・ティー・エス,2007, pp. 594-598.
  73. The Outside Knows the Difference Inside: Trapping Helium by Immediate Reduction of the Orifice Size of an Open-Cage Fullerene and the Effect of Encapsulated Helium and Hydrogen upon the NMR of a Proton Directly Attached to the Outside
    S. C. Chuang, Y. Murata, M. Murata, K. Komatsu, Chem. Commun. 2007, 1751-1753.
    [DOI: 10.1039/b702589k]
  74. Electrochemistry of an Open-Cage Fullerene Embedded in a Film of Hydrophobic Ammonium Ion on an Electrode
    K. Watanabe, M. Komatsu, Y. Niidome, M. Murata, Y. Murata, K. Komatsu, N. Nakashima, J. Phys. Chem. C 2007, 111, 6500-6504.
    [DOI: 10.1021/jp070459g]
  75. Epitaxial Supramolecular Assembly of Fullerenes Formed by Using a Coronene Template on a Au(111) Surface in Solution
    S. Yoshimoto, E. Tsutsumi, R. Narita, Y. Murata, M. Murata, K. Fujiwara, K. Komatsu, O. Ito, K. Itaya, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 4366-4376.
    [DOI: 10.1021/ja0684848]
  76. Fine Tuning of the Orifice Size of an Open-Cage Fullerene by Placing Selenium in the Rim: Insertion/Release of Molecular Hydrogen
    S. C. Chuang, Y. Murata, M. Murata, S. Mori, S. Maeda, F. Tanabe, K. Komatsu, Chem. Commun. 2007, 1278-1280.
    [DOI: 10.1039/b616478a]
  77. Synthesis and Properties of Endohedral C60 Encapsulating Molecular Hydrogen
    M. Murata, Y. Murata, K. Komatsu, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 8024-8033.
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    H. Sawa, Y. Wakabayashi, Y. Murata, M. Murata, K. Komatsu, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 1981-1983.
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    C. M. Stanisky, R. J. Cross, M. Saunders, M. Murata, Y. Murata, K. Komatsu, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 299-302.
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    S. Yoshimoto, Y. Honda, Y. Murata, M. Murata, K. Komatsu, O. Ito, K. Itaya, J. Phys. Chem. B 2005, 109, 8547-8550.
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    H. Sawa, Y. Murata, M. Murata, K. Komatsu, Acta Cryst. 2005, A61, c104.
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    M. Carravetta, Y. Murata, M. Murata, I. Heinmaa, R. Stern, A. Tontcheva, A. Samoson, Y. Rubin, K. Komatsu, M. H. Levitt, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 4092-4093.
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    M. Matsumoto, J. Inukai, E. Tsutsumi, S. Yoshimoto, K. Itaya, O. Ito, K. Fujiwara, M. Murata, Y. Murata, K. Komatsu, Langmuir 2004, 20, 1245-1250.
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  87. Synthesis and Properties of Open-Cage Fullerene C70 Derivatives
    Y. Murata, S. Maeda, M. Murata, K. Komatsu, Fullerenes 2004, 14, 267-274.
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    K. Komatsu, Y. Murata, M. Murata, H. Sawa, Fullerenes 2004, 14, 275-281.
  89. 100% Encapsulation of a Hydrogen Molecule into an Open-Cage Fullerene Derivative and Gas-Phase Generation of H2@C60
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    Y. Murata, M. Murata, K. Komatsu, Chem. Eur. J. 2003, 9, 1600-1609.
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    K. Komatsu, Y. Murata, M. Murata, Fullerenes 2003, 13, 252-257.
  92. Synthesis of New Fullerene Dimers and Open-Cage Fullerenes by Solid-State and Liquid-Phase Reaction of C60 with N-Containing Aromatics and with Organosilicon Compounds
    K. Komatsu, Y. Murata, K. Fujiwara, M. Suzuki, M. Murata, Fullerenes 2002, 12, 291-297.
  93. The Reaction of Fullerene C60 with 4,6-Dimethyl-1,2,3-Triazine: Formation of an Open-Cage Fullerene Derivative
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