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in the Department of Chemistry at Nagoya University.




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News

・Congratulations ! Zhiyong Wang (postdoc) has won “Osawa Shourei-Award” on his study entitled “Production, Purification and Electronic Properties of the Missing, Small-Bandgap Metallofullerenes” in the 47th Fullerene, Nanotube, and Graphene General Symposium, which was held in Nagoya, Aichi. (October 10th, 2014)

・A visiting master student supported by Campus Asia Program, Sun Xiaojin from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, joined our research team on July 1st.(July 1st, 2014)

・Congratulations ! Hong En Lim (a Ph.D student) has won “2014 Nagoya University Outstanding Graduate Student Award” on his study entitled “Transforming Twisted Graphene Nanoribbons into Carbon Nanotubes”. The Award winning ceremony will be held on July 1st, 2014. (June 23rd, 2014)

・A visiting Ph.D student supported by Campus Asia Program, Chunwei Wang from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, joined our research team on May 8th.(May 8th, 2014)

・Two master student and six undergraduate (senior) students, Yasuyo Ishio(master student), Masachika Kato(master student), Daiki Kato, Yasuhiro Kinno, Yusuke Kureishi, Tomohiko Komuro, Takuto Tokuda and Takato Hotta, have just joined in the Shinohara Research Lab on April 1st, 2014.
Welcome to the Lab ! (April 4th, 2014)

・Congratulations ! Hong En Lim (a Ph.D student) has won “Annual Research Award” on his study entitled “Transforming Twisted Graphene Nanoribbons into Carbon Nanotubes” in IGER Annual Meeting 2013, which was held in Nagoya University. (January 8th, 2014)

・Congratulations ! Dr.Haruka Omachi (Assistant Professor) won "The 30th Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists " of Inoue Science Foundation for his achievement on "A Bottom-Up Synthesis of Carbon Nanorings and Carbon Nanotubes". The Award ceremony will be held on February 4th, 2014 in Tokyo. (December 10th, 2013)

・Congratulations ! Hong En Lim (a Ph.D student) has won “The Best Poster Presentation Award” on his study entitled “Transforming Twisted Graphene Nanoribbons into Carbon Nanotubes” in The 4th A3 Symposium on Energy and Materials, which was held in Jeju Island, Korea. (November 15, 2013)

・Congratulations ! Kenshi Miyaura (a Master student) has won “The Best Poster Presentation Award” on his study entitled “Structure and electronic properties of π-conjugated polymers formed in carbon nanotubes.” in The 3rd CSJ Chemistry Festa, which was held in Funabori, Tokyo. (November 15, 2013)

・Congratulations ! Hong En Lim (a Ph.D student) has won ”Iijima Award for Young Scientists” on his study entitled “Carbon Nanotubes Growth via Twisted Graphene Nanoribbons”. The award ceremony will be held at The 46th Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Graphene General Symposium (Tokyo University) in March 2014. (September 9th, 2013)

・Congratulations ! Sihan Zhao (a Ph.D student) has won "The 8th Young Scientist Poster Award" on his study entitled “Direct CVD Synthesis of Suspended Double-Wall Carbon Nanotubes and Their Characterization by TEM and Optical Spectroscopy” The award ceremony will be held at The 46th Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Graphene General Symposium (Tokyo University) in March 2014. (September 9th, 2013)

・Congratulations ! 100,000 hits of the Shinohara Lab website at 8:41 am on August 10th, 2013   since March 17th, 2011. (August 10th, 2013)

Dr.Haruka Omachi was appointed to an assitant professor of the Shinohara Lab on June 1st. Welcome to the Lab, again! (June 4th, 2013)

・A visiting professor supported by JSPS, Professor Nikos Tagmatarchis , a new postdoc, Dr.Haruka Omachi, and a new Ph.D student, Yusuke Nakanishi, joined our research team on April 1st.(April 30th, 2013)

・Congratulations !   Dr.Haruka Omachi (a postdoctral research fellow) won The Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ) Student Presentation Award on "Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes from Cycloparaphenylenes" during The 93rd CSJ Spring Meeting in March, 2013. (April 25th, 2013)

・One master student and six undergraduate (senior) students, Taku Isomura(master student), Katsuma Ishino, Yusuke Sako, Takumi Sawazaki, Yuya Takabayashi, Mika Tsuboi and Azusa Noda, have just joined in the Shinohara Research Lab on March 28th, 2013.
Welcome to the Lab ! (April 17th, 2013)

・Congratulations ! The two graduate students and one former Ph.D student will be awarded "The 7th Young Scientist Poster Award" from The Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Graphene Research Society:
Dr.Ryo Nakanishi (currently Research Associate at Tohoku University) on
"Fabrication and Characterization on BN-Nanotubes inside Carbon Nanotubes"
Eriko Maeda (master student) on
"The CVD Synthesis of Graphene-h-BN Composite Sheet"
Kenshi Miyaura (master student) on
"The Synthesis and Characterization of Polythiophene-Encapsulated Carbon Nanotubes"
(April 15th, 2013).

・Congratulations ! Dr. Ryo Nakanishi (JSPS posdoc) won The Annual Research Award of IGER Annual Meeting 2012 in Nagoya for his research accomplishment on metal-nanowire encapsulated carbon nanotubes (March 7th, 2013).

Recent Publications

Rayleigh scattering studies on inter-layer interactions in structure-defined individual double-wall carbon nanotubes
Sihan Zhao, Tomoya Kitagawa, Yuhei Miyauchi, Kazunari Matsuda, Hisanori Shinohara and Ryo Kitaura
Nano Research, 7, 1548 (2014)

Direct Chemical Vapor Deposition Growth of WS2 Atomic Layers on Hexagonal Boron Nitride
Mitsuhiro Okada, Takumi Sawazaki, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Hiroki Hibino, Hisanori Shinohara and Ryo Kitaura
ACS Nano, 8, 8273 (2014)

Quantitative Analysis of Isolated Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes with Their Molar Absorbance Coefficients
Shota Kuwahara, Yuki Kuwahara and Hisanori Shinohara
J. Nanomater., 2014, 262940 (2014)

Metal-Dependent Stability of Pristine and Functionalized Unconventional Dimetallofullerene M2@Ih-C80
Zhiyong Wang, Ryo Kitaura and Hisanori Shinohara
J. Phys. Chem. C., 118, 13953 (2014)

Observation oand Characterization of Fragile Organometallic Molecules Encapsulated in Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes
Daisuke Ogawa, Ryo Kitaura, Takeshi Saito, Shinobu Aoyagi, Eiji Nishibori, Makoto Sakata, Tetsuya Nakamura and Hisanori Shinohara
J. Nanomater., 2014, 539295 (2014)

Photocatalytic application of nanosized CdS immobilized onto functionalized MWCNTs
Demetrios D. Chronopoulos, Nikolaos M. Karousis, Sihan Zhao, Qing Wang, Hisanori Shinohara and Nikos Tagmatarchis
Dalton Trans., 43, 7429 (2014)

Structure of Tm2 and Tm2C2 encapsulated in low-symmetry C82(Cs(6)) fullerene cage by single-crystal X-ray diffraction
Yuki Sado, Shinobu Aoyagi, Noriko Izumi, Ryo Kitaura, Tim Kowalczyk, Jiwan Wang, Stephan Irle, Eiji Nishibori, Kunihisa Sugimoto and Hisanori Shinohara
Chem. Phys. Lett., 600, 38 (2014)

Photoelectron spectra of thulium atoms encapsulated C82 fullerene, Tm2@C82(III) and Tm2C2@C82
Takafumi Miyazaki, Youji Tokumoto, Ryohei Sumii, Hajime Yagi, Noriko Izumi, Hisanori Shinohara and Shojun Hino
Chem. Phys., 431, 47 (2014)

Size-Selective Complexation and Extraction of Endohedral Metallofullerenes with Cycloparaphenylene
Yusuke Nakanishi, Haruka Omachi, Sanae Matsuura, Yasumitsu Miyata, Ryo Kitaura, Yasutomo Segawa, Kenichiro Itami and Hisanori Shinohara
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 53, 3102 (2014)

In Situ Observation of Gold Chloride Decomposition in a Confined Nanospace by Transmission Electron Microscopy
Keita kobayashi, Ryo Kitaura, Katsuhiro Sasaki, Kotaro Kuroda, Takeshi Saito ando Hisanori Shinohara
Mater. Trans., 55, 461 (2014)

Direct observation of zipper-like wall-to-wall coalescence of double-wall carbon nanotubes
Sihan Zhao, Yasumitsu Miyata, Hisanori Shinohara and Ryo Kitaura
Carbon, 71, 159 (2014)

A cubic dipole lattice of water molecules trapped inside carbon cages
Shinobu Aoyagi, Norihisa Hoshino, Tomoyuki Akutagawa, Yuki Sado, Ryo Kitaura, Hisanori Shinohara, Kunihisa Sugimoto, Rui Zhang and Yasujiro Murata
Chem. Comm., 50, 524 (2014)

Metal catalyst-free mist flow chemical vapor deposition growth of single-wall carbon nanotubes using C60 colloidal solutions
Yun Sun, Ryo Kitaura, Jinying Zhang, Yasumitsu Miyata and Hisanori Shinohara
Carbon, 68, 80 (2014)

Synthesis of refractory conductive niobium carbide nanowires within the innner space of carbon nanotube templates
Keita Kobayashi, Ryo Kitaura, Qing Wang, Ikuya Wakamori, Hisanori Shinohara, Satoshi Anada, Takeshi Nagase, Takeshi Saito, Masaharu Kiyomiya and Hidehiro Yasuda
Appl. Phys. Express, 7, 015101 (2013)

Thermal/electron irradiation assisted coalescence of Sc3N@C80 fullerene in carbon nanotube and evidence of charge transfer between pristine/coalesced fullerenes and nanotubes
Ahmadreza Fallah, Yuki Yonetani, Ryosuke Senga, Kaori Hirahara, Ryo Kitaura, Hisnaori Shinohara and Yoshikazu Nakayama
Nanoscale, 5, 11755 (2013)

Intraperitoneal administration of tangled multiwalled carbon nanotubes of 15nm in diameter does not induce mesothelial carcinogenesis in rats
Hirotaka Nagai, Yasumasa Okazaki, Shan Hwu Chew, Nobuaki Misawa, Yasumitsu Miyata, Hisanori Shinohara and Shinya Toyokuni
Pathology International, 63, 457 (2013)

Missing Small-Bandgap Metallofullerenes: Their Isolation and Electronic Properties
Zhiyong Wang, Yusuke Nakanishi, Shoko Noda, Hiroyuki Niwa, Jinying Zhan, Ryo Kitaura and Hisanori Shinohara
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 52, 11770 (2013)

Transient Absorption Kinetics Associated with Higher Exiton States in Semiconducting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes: Relaxation of Excitons and Phonons
Takeshi Koyama, Shohei Yoshimitsu, Yasumitsu Miyata, Hisanori Shinohara, Hideo Kishida, and Arao Nakamura
J. Phys. Chem. C.117, 20289 (2013)

Growth of carbon nanotubes via twisted graphene nanoribbons
Hong En Lim, Yasumitsu Miyata, Ryo Kitaura, Yoshifumi Nishimura, Yoshio Nishimoto, Stephan Irle, Jamie H. Warner, Hiromichi Kataura & Hisanori Shinohara
Nature Communications.4, 2548 (2013)

Chirally selective growth and extraction of single-wall carbon nanotubes via fullerene nano-peapods
Jinying Zhang, Feng Zhou, Yasumitsu Miyata, Ryo Kitaura, Haibin Su and Hisanori Shinohara
RSC Adv.3, 16954 (2013)

Perfectly Ordered Two-Dimensional Layer Structures Found in Some Endohedral Metallofullerenes
Sachiko Maki, Eiji Nishibori, Yutaka Kitamura, Ryo Kitaura, Masayuki Ishihara, Takayuki Aono, Shinobu Aoyagi, Masaki Takata, Makoto Sakata, and Hisanori Shinohara
Cryst. Growth Des.13, 3632 (2013)

Electronic structure of Sc3N C68
Shojun Hino, Naoko Ogasawara, Tomona Ohta, Hajime Yagi, Takafumi Miyazaki, Tatsuhiko Nishi, Hisanori Shinohara
Chem Phys. 421, 39 (2013)

Rapid Single-Stage Separation of Micrometer-Long and High-Purity Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes by Gel Filtration
Boanerges Thendie, Yasumitsu Miyata, Ryo Kitaura, Yuhei Miyauchi, Kazunari Matsuda, and Hisanori Shinohara
Appl. Phys. Express 6, 065101 (2013)

Element-selective charge density visualization of endohedral metallofullerenes using synchrotron X-ray multi-wavelength anomalous powder diffraction data
Sachiko Maki, Eiji Nishibori, Daisuke Kawaguchi, Makoto Sakata, Masaki Takata, Takashi Inoue and Hisanori Shinohara
J. Appl. Cryst. 46, 649 (2013)

Ultrafast formation and decay dynamics of trions in p-doped single-walled carbon nanotubes
Takeshi Koyama, Satoru Shimizu, Yasumitsu Miyata, Hisanori Shinohara, and Arao Nakamura
Phys. Rev. B. 87, 165430 (2013)

STM and STS Studies on the Density of States Modulation of Pr@C82 and Sc3C2@C80 Binary-Metallofullerene Peapods
Yuki Iijima, Kazunori Ohashi, Naoki Imazu, Ryo Kitaura, Ken Kanazawa, Atsushi Taninaka, Osamu Takeuchi, Hidemi Shigekawa and Hisanori Shinohara
J. Phys. Chem. C. 117, 6966 (2013)

Fabrication and Characterization of Fully Flattened Carbon Nanotubes: A New Graphene Nanoribbon Analogue
Daeheon Choi, Qing Wang, Yasuo Azuma, Yutaka Majima, Jamie H. Warner, Yasumitsu Miyata, Hisanori Shinohara and Ryo Kitaura
Sci. Rep. 3, 1617 (2013)

Structure of Tm@C82(I) Metallofullerene by Single-Crystal X-ray Diffraction Using the 1:2 Co-Crystal with Octaethylporphyrin Nickel (Ni(OEP))
Yuki Sado, Shinobu Aoyagi, Ryo Kitaura, Yasumitsu Miyata, Eiji Nishibori, Hiroshi Sawa, Kunihisa Sugimoto, and Hisanori Shinohara
J. Phys. Chem. C. 117, 6437(2013)

Evidence of Diamond Nanowires Formed inside Carbon Nanotubes from Diamantane Dicarboxylic Acid
Jinying Zhang, Zhen Zhu, Yanquan Feng, Hitoshi Ishiwata, Yasumitsu Miyata, Ryo Kitaura, Jeremy E. P. Dahl, Robert M. K. Carlson, Natalie A. Fokina, Peter R, Schreiner, David Tomanek, and Hisanori Shinohara
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 52,3717 (2013)

Thin single-wall BN-nanotubes formed inside carbon nanotubes
Ryo Nakanishi, Ryo Kitaura, Jamie. H. Warner, Yuta Yamamoto, Shigeo Arai, Yasumitsu Miyata and Hisanori Shinohara
Sci. Rep. 3,1385 (2013)

Photophysics in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with (6,4) Chirality at High Excitation Densities : Bimolecular Auger Recombination and Phase-Space Filling of Excitons
Takeshi Koyama, Yasumitsu Miyata, Hideo Kishida, Hisanori Shinohara, and Arao Nakamura
J. Phys. Chem. C. 117,1974 (2013)

Ultraviolet photoelectron spectra of Lu atoms encapslated C2v-C82fullerenes
Takafumi Miyazaki, Ryohei Sumii, Hisashi Umemoto, Haruya Okimoto, Toshiki Sugai, Hisanori Shinohara , Shoujun Hino
Chem. Phys. Lett. 555,222 (2013)

A Structual Diagnostics Diagram for Mattalofullerenes Encapslating Metal Carbides and Nitrides
Sachiko Maki, Eiji Nishibori, Ikuya Terauchi, Masayuki Ishihara, Shinobu Aoyagi, Makoto Sakata, Masaki Takata, Hisashi Umemoto, Takashi Inoue, and Hisanori Shinohara
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135,918 (2013)

Formation of Heterofullerenes by Direct Exposure of C60 to Boron Vapor
Paul W. Dunk, Antonio Rodriguez-Fortea, Nathan K. Kaiser, Hisanori Shinohara, Josep M. Poblet, and Harold W. Kroto
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 52,315 (2013)

CONTROLLABLE CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION SYNTHESIS OF SINGLE-WALL CARBON NANOTUBES USING MIST FLOW METHOD
YUN SUN, RYO KITAURA, TAKUYA NAKAYAMA, YASUMITSU MIYATA and HISANORI SHINOHARA
Nano 7,1250045 (2012)

The Origin and Mechanism of Non-HPLC Purification of Metallofullerenes with TiCl4
Zhiyong Wang, Yusuke Nakanishi, Shoko Noda, Kazuhiko Akiyama, and Hisanori Shinohara
J. Phys. Chem. C116,25563(2012)

Synthesis and Transformation of Linear Adamantane Assemblies inside Carbon Nanotubes
Jinying Zhang, Yanquan Feng, Hioshi Ishiwata, Yasumitsu Miyata, Ryo Kitaura, Jeremy E. P. Dahl, Robert M. K. Carlson, Hisanori Shinohara, and David Tomanek
ACS.NANO.10,8674(2012)

Electronic structure of Eu atomic wires encapsulated inside single-wall carbon nanotubes
Ryo Nakanishi, Ryo Kitaura, Paola Ayala, Hisetsugu Shiozawa, Kathrin de Blauwe, Patrick Hoffman, Daeheon Choi, Yasumitsu Miyata, Thomas Pichler, and Hisanori Shinohara
Phys. Rev. B86,115445(2012)

Fabrication and Characterization of Graphene/Hexagonal Boron Nitride Hybrid Sheets
Yasumitsu Miyata, Eriko Maeda, Keiichi Kamon, Ryo Kitaura, Yuki Sasaki, Shoji Suzuki, and Hisanori Shinohara
Appl. Phys. Express5,085102(2012)

Dimerization-Initiated Preferential Formation of Coronene-Based Graphene Nanoribbons in Carbon Nanotubes
Miho Fujihara, Yasumitsu Miyata, Ryo Kitaura, Yoshifumi Nishimura, Cristpher Camacho, Stephan Irle, Yoko Iizumi, Toshiya Okazaki, and Hisanori Shinohara
J. Phys. Chem. C.116,15141(2012)

In Pursuit of Nanocarbons
Hisanori Shinohara
Chem.Record, 12, 296 (2012)

Short Channel Field-Effect Transistors from Highly Enriched Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes
Justin Wu, Liming Xie, Guosong Hong, Hong En Lim, Boanerges Thendie, Yasumitsu Miyata, Hisanori Shinohara, and Hongjie Dai
Nano Res..5,388(2012)

Fabrication of a Carbon-Nanotube-Based Field-Effect Transistor by Microcontact Printing
Jan Mehlich, Yasumitsu Miyata, Hisanori Shinohara, and Bart Jan Ravoo
small.8,2258(2012)

Preparation and Observation of an Atomic Layer of Gold Formed on the Surface of Graphene
Yuki Sasaki, Ryo Kitaura, Yuta Yamamoto, Shigeo Arai, Shoji Suzuki, Yasumitsu Miyata, and Hisanori Shinohara
Appl. Phys. Express.5,065103(2012)

Size-selective synthesis of |9|-|11| and |13|cyclophenylenes
Yuuki Ishii, Yusuke Nakanishi, Haruka Omachi, Sanae Matsuura, Katsuma Matsui, Hisanori Shinohara, Yasutomo Segawa and Kenichiro Itami
Chem. Sci.3,2340(2012)

The Smallest Stable Fullerene, M@28 (M= Ti, Zr, U): Stabilization and Growth from Carbon Vapor
Paul W. Dunk, Nathan K. Kaiser, Marc Mulet-Gas, Antonio Rodriguez-Fortea, Josep M. Poblet, Hisanori Shinohara, Christpher L. Hendrickson, Alan G. Marshall, and Harold W. Kroto
J. Am. Chem. Soc.134,9380(2012)

Non-HPLC Rapid Separation of Metallofullerenes and Empty Cages with TiCl4 Lewis Acid
Kazuhiko Akiyama, Tatsuyuki Hamano, Yusuke Nakanishi, Erina Takeuchi, Shoko Noda, Zhiyong Wang, Shiro Kubuki, and Hisanori Shinohara
J. Am. Chem. Soc.134,9762(2012)

Closed network growth of fullerenes
Paul W. Dunk, Nathan K. Kaiser, Christopher L. Hendrickson, John P. Quinn, Christopher P. Ewels, Yusuke Nakanishi, Yuki Sasaki, Hisanori Shinohara, Alan G. Marshall & Harold W. Kroto
Nature Commun.3,855(2012)

Ultraviolet photoelectron spectra of Er2@C82(T),Er2@C82(V),Er2C2@C82(T) and Er2C2@C82(V)
Takafumi Miyazaki, Ryohei Sumii, Hisashi Umemoto, Haruya Okimoto, Yasuhiro Ito, Toshiki Sugai, Hisanori Shinohara, Takeyuki Zaima, Hajime Yagi, Shojun Hino
Chem. Phys.397,87(2012)

Rock-Salt-Type Crystal of Thermally Contracted C 60 with Encapsulated Lithium Cation
Shinobu Aoyagi, Yuki Sado, Eiji Nishibori, Hiroshi Sawa, Hiroshi Okada, Hiromi Tobita, Yasuhiko Kasama, Ryo Kitaura, and Hisanori Shinohara
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.51,3377(2012)

Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Sc3N@C78
Shojun Hino, Masashi Zenki,Takeyuki Zaima, Yusuke Aoki, Sosuke Okita, Tomona Ohta, Hajime Yagi, Takafumi Miyazaki, Ryohei Sumii, Haruya Okimoto, Yasuhiro Ito, and Hisanori Shinohara J. Phys. Chem. C.116,165(2012)

Ultrafast luminescence kinetics of metallic single-walled carbon nanotubes: Possible evidence for excitonic luminescence
Takeshi Koyama, Satoru Shimizu, Takeshi Saito, Yasumitsu Miyata, Hisanori Shinohara and Arao Nakamura
Phys. Rev. B.85,045428 (2012)

Ultrafast energy transfer of one-dimensional excitons between carbon nanotubes: a femtosecond time-resolved luminescence study
Takeshi Koyama, Yasumitsu Miyata, Koji Asaka, Hisanori Shinohara, Yahachi Saito and Arao Nakamura
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys..14,1070 (2012)

Two-Dimensional Coalescence Dynamics of Encapsulated Metallofullerenes in Carbon Nanotubes
Christopher S. Allen, Yasuhiro Ito, Alex W. Robertson, Hisanori Shinohara, and Jamie H. Warner
ACS.NANO.5,10084 (2011)

Diameter and rigidity of multiwalled carbon nanotubes are critical factors in mesothelial injury and carcinogenesis
Hirotaka Nagai , Yasumasa Okazaki , Shan Hwu Chew , Nobuaki Misawa , Yoriko Yamashita , Shinya Akatsuka , Toshikazu Ishihara , Kyoko Yamashita , Yutaka Yoshikawa , Hiroyuki Yasui , Li Jiang , Hiroki Ohara , Takashi Takahashi , Gaku Ichihara , Kostas Kostarelos , Yasumitsu Miyata , Hisanori Shinohara , and Shinya Toyokuni
PNAS.108,E1330 (2011)

Diameter-Dependent Performance of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Thin-Film Transistors
Yuki Asada , Fumiyuki Nihey , Shigekazu Ohmori , Hisanori Shinohara , and Takeshi Saito
Adv. Mater.23,4631 (2011)

Length-Sorted Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes for High-Mobility Thin Film Transistors
Yasumitsu Miyata, Kazunari Shiozawa, Yuki Asada, Yutaka Ohno, Ryo Kitaura, Takashi Mizutani, and Hisanori Shinohara
Nano Res..4,963 (2011)

Preferential synthesis and isolation of (6,5) single-wall nanotubes from one-dimensional C60 coalescence
Jinying Zhang, Yasumitsu Miyata, Ryo Kitaura and Hisanori Shinohara
Nanoscale.3,4190 (2011)

Growth of large-diameter (〜4 nm) single-wall carbon nanotubes in the nanospace of mesoporous material SBA-15
Keita Kobayashi , Ryo Kitaura , Fumihiro Nishimura , Hirofumi Yoshikawa ,Kunio Awaga , Hisanori Shinohara
CARBON.49,5173 (2011)

Transformation of ionic liquid into carbon nanotubes in confined nanospace
Shimou Chen, Hong En Lim, Yasumitsu Miyata, Ryo Kitaura, Yoshio Bando, Dmitri Golberg and Hisanori Shinohara
Chem.Commun.47,10368 (2011)

Purity-enhanced bulk synthesis of thin single-wall carbon nanotubes using iron.copper catalysts
H E Lim, Y Miyata, T Nakayama, S Chen, R Kitaura and H Shinohara
Nanotechnology22,395602 (2011)

Ultrafast Exciton Energy Transfer between Nanoscale Coaxial Cylinders: Intertube Transfer and Luminescence Quenching in Double-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Takeshi Koyama, Yuki Asada, Naoki Hikosaka, Yasumitsu Miyata, Hisanori Shinohara, and Arao Nakamura
ACS.NANO.5,5811 (2011)

Growth of Linear Carbon Chains inside Thin Double-Wall Carbon Nanotubes
C. Zhao, R. Kitaura, H. Hara, S. Irle, and H. Shinohara
J. Phys. Chem. C.115,13166 (2011)

Direct HRTEM Observation of Ultrathin Freestanding Ionic Liquid Film on Carbon Nanotube Grid
Shimou Chen, Keita Kobayashi, Ryo Kitaura, Yasumitsu Miyata, and Hisanori Shinohara
ACS.NANO.5,4902 (2011)

Dielectric screening in polyynes encapsulated inside double-wall carbon nanotubes
L. G. Moura, C. Fantini, A. Righi, C. Zhao, H. Shinohara, and M. A. Pimenta
Phys.Rev.B.83, 245427 (2011)

A Resonant Photoemission Insight to the Electronic Structure of Gd Nanowires Templated in the Hollow Core of SWCNTs
P. Ayala, R. Kitaura, C. Kramberger, H. Shiozawa, N. Imazu, K. Kobayashi, D. J. Mowbray, P. Hoffmann, H. Shinohara, and T. Pichler
Mater. Express.1, 30 (2011)

Exciton Dynamics in Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes
M. W. Graham, J. Chmeliov, Y.-Z. Ma, H. Shinohara, A. A. Green, M. C. Hersam, L. Valkunas, and G. R. Fleming
J. Phys. Chem. B.115, 5201 (2011)

Low voltage electron diffractive imaging of atomic structure in single-wall carbon nanotubes
Osamu Kamimura, Yosuke Maehara, Takashi Dobashi, Keita Kobayashi, Ryo Kitaura, Hisanori Shinohara, Hiroyuki Shioya, and Kazutoshi Gohara
Appl. Phys. Lett.98, 174103 (2011)

Nanohybridization of Polyoxometalate Clusters and Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes: Applications in Molecular Cluster Batteries
Naoya Kawasaki, Heng Wang, Ryo Nakanishi, Shun Hamanaka, Ryo Kitaura, Hisanori Shinohara, Toshihiko Yokoyama, Hirofumi Yoshikawa, and Kunio Awaga
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.50, 3471 (2011)

Irregular Modulation of Density-of-States of Nano-Peapods Encapsulating Gd@C82 Metallofullerenes
Kazunori Ohashi, Naoki Imazu, Ryo Kitaura, and Hisanori Shinohara
J. Phys. Chem. C.115, 3968 (2011)

Templating rare-earth hybridization via ultrahigh vacuum annealing of ErCl3 nanowires inside carbon nanotubes
Paola Ayala, Ryo Kitaura, Ryo Nakanishi, Hidetsugu Shiozawa, Daisuke Ogawa, Patrick Hoffmann, Hinsanori Shinohara, and Thomas Pichler
Phys.Rev.B.83, 085407 (2011)

Thin-Film Transistors with Length-Sorted DNA-Wrapped Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes
Yuki Asada, Yasumitsu Miyata, Kazunari Shiozawa, Yutaka Ohno, Ryo Kitaura, Takashi Mizutani, and Hisanori Shinohara
J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 270 (2011)

Chemically Induced, Thermally Controlled Peel-Off of the External Walls of Double-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Nikolaos Karousis, Keita Kobayashi, Hisanori Shinohara, and Nikos Tagmatarchis
Small 24, 2826 (2010)

Exfoliation and Chemical Modification Using Microwave Irradiation Affording Highly Functionalized Graphene
Solon P. Economopoulos, Georgios Rotas, Yasumitsu Miyata, Hisanori Shinohara, and Nikos Tagmatarchis
ACS.NANO. 4,7499 (2010).

Ultraviolet photoelectron spectra of mono-metal endohedral fullerene Er@C82 (I)
Takafumi Miyazaki, Ryohei Sumii, Hisashi Umemoto, Haruya Okimoto, Yasuhiro Ito, Toshiki Sugai, Hisanori Shinohara, Shojun Hino
Chem. Phys. 378, 11 (2010).

Scanning tunnelling spectroscopy on the local electronic structure of Gd@C82 peapods
Kazunori Ohashi, Naoki Imazu, Ryo Kitaura, and Hisanori Shinohara
Phys. Stat. Soli.B. 247, 3030 (2010).

Metallofullerenes
H.Shinohara and Y.Saito
Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths Vol.41, Chap.249.
K.A.Gschneidner, Jr., J.-C.G.Bunzli and V.K.Pecharsky Eds. (Elsevier) pp.95-156 (2010).

Bright Luminescence and Exciton Energy Transfer in Polymer-Wrapped Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Bundles
Takeshi Koyama,Yasumitsu Miyata, Yuki Asada, Hisanori Shinohara, Hiromichi Kataura and Arao Nakamura
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 1, 3243 (2010).

Solution-Phase Extraction of Ultrathin Inner Shells from Double-Wall Carbon Nanotubes
Yasumitsu Miyata, Marie Suzuki, Miho Fujihara, Yuki Asada, Ryo Kitaura, and Hisanori Shinohara
ACS.NANO. 4, 5807 (2010).

Molecular recognition of La@C82 endohedral metallofullerene by an isophthaloyl-bridged porphyrin dimer
Georgia Pagona, Solon P. Economopoulos, Takayuki Aono, Yasumitsu Miyata, Hisanori Shinohara ,Nikos Tagmatarchis
Tetrahedron Letters 114, 14704 (2010).

Molecular Orientation of Individual Lu@C82 Molecules Demonstrated by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
Masachika Iwamoto et al.,
J. Phys. Chem. C 51, 5896 (2010).

Photoreactivity Preservation of AgBr Nanowires in Confined Nanospaces
Keita Kobayashi, Kazu Suenaga, Takeshi Saito, Hisanori Shinohara, and Sumio Iijima
Adv. Mater. 22, 3156 (2010).

Synthesis and UHV-STM observation of the Td-symmetric Lu metallofullerene: Lu2@C76(Td)
Hisashi Umemoto, Kazunori Ohashi, Takashi Inoue, Nobuyuki Fukui, Toshiki Sugai and Hisanori Shinohara
Chem. Commun.46, 5653 (2010).

Electron spin coherence in metallofullerenes: Y, Sc, and La@C82
Richard M. Brown,, Yasuhiro Ito, Jamie H. Warner, Arzhang Ardavan, Hisanori Shinohara, G. Andrew D. Briggs,and John J. L. Morton
Phys.Rev.B.82,033410 (2010).

High-Performance Thin-Film Transistors with DNA-Assisted Solution Processing of Isolated Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Yuki Asada, Yasumitsu Miyata, Yutaka Ohno, Ryo Kitaura, Toshiki Sugai, Takashi Mizutani, and Hisanori Shinohara
Adv. Mater.22, 2698 (2010).

A simple alcohol-chemical vapor deposition synthesis of single-layer graphenes using flash cooling
Yasumitsu Miyata, Keiichi Kamon, Kazunori Ohashi, Ryo Kitaura, Masamichi Yoshimura, and Hisanori Shinohara
Appl. Phys. Lett.96, 263105 (2010).

A layered ionic crystal of polar Li@C60 superatoms
Shinobu Aoyagi et al.,
Nature.Chem.2, 678-683 (2010).

Synthesis of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Through Micropores of Surface-Treated Zeolites by Catalyst-Supported Chemical Vapor Deposition
Keita Kobayashi, Ryo Kitaura, and Hisanori Shinohara
J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol.10, 6 (2010).

Imidazolium modified carbon nanohorns: switchable solubility and stabilization of metal nanoparticles
Nikolaos Karousis, Toshinari Ichihashi, Shimou Chen, Hisanori Shinohara, Masako Yudasaka, Sumio Iijima and Nikos Tagmatarchis
J. Mater. Chem. 20, 2959 (2010).

Regrowth of Carbon Nanotubes Array on Al Layer Coated Substrate
Chien-Chao Chiu, Masamichi Yoshimura, Kazuyuki Ueda, Yuya Kamizono, Hisanori Shinohara, Yutaka Ohira, and Takayoshi Tanji
J.Nanomater. vol. 2010, Article ID 906204 (2010).

Exchange interactions of spin-active metallofullerenes in solid-state carbon networks
Mujtaba Zaka, Jamie H. Warner, Yasuhiro Ito, John J. L. Morton, Mark H. Rummeli, Thomas Pichler, Arzhang Ardavan, Hisanori Shinohara, and G. Andrew D. Briggs
Phys.Rev.B. 81, 075424 (2010)

Interplay of Tomonaga-Luttinger liquids and superconductive phase in carbon nanotubes
J. Haruyama, J. Gonzalez, E. Perfetto, E. Einarson, S. Maruyama and H. Shinohara
Europhys.Lett. 89, 27003 (2010)

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