Haruka OMACHI

Haruka OMACHI


Assistan Professor
Research Center for Materials Science
Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science
Nagoya University


Address: Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8602, Japan
TEL: +81-52-789-3660
E-mail: omachi [at] chem.nagoya-u.ac.jp

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

2004.4~2008.3     Undergraduate Student
    Department of Chemistry, Nagoya University (Prof. Ryoji Noyori)
2008.4~2013.2     Graduate Student
    Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University (Prof. Kenichiro Itami)
2010.4~2013.3     JSPS Research Fellow (DC1, PD)
2010.6~2010.9     Visiting Student
    Department of Chemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada (Prof. Graham J. Bodwell)
2013.3~2013.5     Postdoctoral Fellow
    Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University (Prof. Hisanori Shinohara)
2013.3~present     Assistant Professor
    Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University
2016.4~2016.5     Visiting Professor
    Dipartimento Scienze Chimiche e Farmaceutiche, Università degli studi di Trieste, Italy (Prof. Maurizio Prato)

RESEARCH FIELD

Chemistry and Application of Nano-carbon Materials

AFFILIATION SOCIETY

The Chemical Society of Japan
The Japan Society of Applied Physics
The Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Graphene Research Society
The Society of Physical Organic Chemistry
The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan

AWARDS AND HONORS

2014     Reaxys PhD Prize Finalist
2014     Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists
2013     CSJ Student Presentation Award
2012     Nagoya University Outstanding Graduate Student Award
2012     4th HOPE Meeting Participant
2011     Japan-Singapore Chemicals R&D Conference Panelist
2010     Poster Award, G-COE Frontier Seminar for Materials Science
2010     Otsu Academy Award Fellow (No.010)
2010     Oral Grand Prize, 7th Annual Summer Organic Chemistry Conference (St. Johns, Canada)
2010     Honor Student, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University
2010     Excellent Thesis Award, Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University
2009     Certificate of Appreciation from Chikusa Fire Department

PUBRICATION

(20) "Purification of 1.9 nm diameter semiconducting single-wall carbon nanotubes using temperature controlled gel-column chromatography and its aplication to thin-film transistor devices"
Boanerges Thendie, Haruka Omachi, Jun Hirotani, Yutaka Ohno, Yasumitsu Miyata, and Hisanori Shinohara
Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., accepted.

(19) "Non-Chromatographic Purification of Endohedral Metallofullerenes"
Zhiyong Wang, Haruka Omachi, and Hisanori Shinohara
JMolecules, 2017, 22, 718. DOI: 10.3390/molecules22050718

(18) "Development of Gd3N@C80 encapsulated redox nanoparticles for high-performance magnetic resonance imaging"
Zhenyu Gao, Yusuke Nakanishi, Shoko Noda, Haruka Omachi, Hisanori Shinohara, Hiroyuki Kimura and Yukio Nagasaki
J. Biomater. Sci. Polym. Ed., in press. DOI: 10.1080/09205063.2017.1288774

(17) "Efficient separation of semiconducting single-wall carbon nanotubes by surfactant-composition gradient in gel filtration"
Boanerges Thendie, Haruka Omachi, Yasumitsu Miyata, and Hisanori Shinohara
Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 2017, 56, 015101. DOI: 10.7567/JJAP.56.015101

(16) "Isolation and structure determination of a missing endohedral fullerene La@C70 through in stu trifluoromethylation"
Zhiyong Wang, Shinobu Aoyagi, Haruka Omachi, Ryo Kitaura, and Hisanori Shinohara
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 199-202. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201508082

(15) "Template synthesis of linear-chain nanodiamonds inside carbon nanotubes from bridgehead-halogenated diamantane precursors"
Yusuke Nakanishi, Haruka Omachi, Natalie A. Fokina, Peter R. Schreiner, Ryo Kitaura. Jeremy E. P. Dahl, Robert M. K. Carlson, and Hisanori Shinohara
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 10802-10806. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201504904
Selected as "Hot paper" and Front Cover Picture
Highlighted in Nanotechweb (Institute of Physics, UK)

(14) "Fabrication and optical probing of highly extended, ultrathin graphene nanoribbons in carbon nanotubes"
Hong En Lim, Yasumitsu Miyata, Miho Fujihara, Susumu Okada, Zheng Liu, Arifin, Kayoko Sato, Haruka Omachi, Ryo Kitaura, Stephan Irle, Kazu Suenaga, and Hisanori Shinohara
ACS Nano 2015, 9, 5034-5040. DOI: 10.1021/nn507408m
Highlighted in ChemViews Magazines (Wiley-VCH)

(13) "Nano-saturn: Energetics of the inclusion process of C60 into cyclohexabiphenylene"
Shota Kigure, Haruka Omachi, Hisanori Shinohara, and Susumu Okada
J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119, 8931-8936. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b00449

(12) "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. 2014, 53, 3102-3106. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201311268
Selected as Inside Cover Picture

(11) "Initiation of carbon nanotube growth by well-defined carbon nanorings"
Haruka Omachi, Takuya Nakayama, Eri Takahashi, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
Nature Chem. 2013, 5, 572-576. DOI: 10.1038/nchem.1655
Highlighted in Newspapers (Yomiuri, Chunichi, Tokyo Shinbun, Kagaku Shinbun, Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun, Nanotech Japan)
Highlighted in Chemistry World (RSC)

(10) "Size-selective synthesis of [9]-[11] and [13]cycloparaphenylenes"
Yuuki Ishii, Yusuke Nakanishi, Haruka Omachi, Sanae Matsuura, Katsuma Matsui, Hisanori Shinohara, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
Chem. Sci. 2012, 3, 572-576. DOI: 10.1039/c2sc20343j
Highlighted in RSC Chemical Science Blog
Top Ten Most Accessed Articles in May 2012

(9) "Synthesis of cycloparaphenylenes and related carbon nanorings: A step toward the controlled synthesis of carbon nanotubes"
Haruka Omachi, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
Acc. Chem. Res. 2012, 45, 1378-1389. DOI: 10.1021/ar300055x
Most Read Articles in May 2012
Selected as the Cover in the Issue of August 2012

(8) "Combined experimental and theoretical studies on the photophysical properties of cycloparaphenylenes"
Yasutomo Segawa, Aiko Fukazawa, Sanae Matsuura, Haruka Omachi, Shigehiro Yamaguchi, Stephan Irle, and Kenichiro Itami
Org. Biomol. Chem. 2012, 10, 5979-5984. DOI: 10.1039/c2ob25199j

(7) "Synthesis and racemization process of chiral carbon nanorings: A step toward the chemical synthesis of chiral carbon nanotubes"
Haruka Omachi, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 2480-2483. DOI: 10.1021/ol200730m

(6) "[9]Cycloparaphenylene: Nickel-mediated synthesis and crystal structure"
Yasutomo Segawa, Petr Šenel, Sanae Matsuura, Haruka Omachi, Sanae Matsuura, Petr ?enel, Takahiro Sasamori, Norihiro Tokitoh, and Kenichiro Itami
Chem. Lett. 2011, 40, 423-425. DOI: 10.1246/cl.2011.423
Selected as "Editor's Choice"

(5) "Concise synthesis and crystal structure of [12]cycloparaphenylene"
Yasutomo Segawa, Shinpei Miyamoto, Haruka Omachi, Sanae Matsuura, Petr Šenel, Takahiro Sasamori, Norihiro Tokitoh, and Kenichiro Itami
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 3244-3248. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201007232
Highlighted in Science

(4) "A modular and size-selective synthesis of [n]cycloparaphenylenes: A step toward the selective synthesis of [n, n]single-walled carbon nanotubes"
Haruka Omachi, Sanae Matsuura, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 10202-10205. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201005734
Selected as "Hot paper"
Highlighted in Newspapers (Asahi, Chunichi, Yomiuri, Nikkan Kogyo, The Chemical Daily, NanotechJapan)
Highlighted in Nature, SYNFACTS (Thieme), Chemistry Today (Tokyo Kagakudojin)

(3) "Theoretical studies on the structures and strain energies of cycloparaphenylenes"
Yasutomo Segawa, Haruka Omachi, and Kenichiro Itami
Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 2262-2265. DOI: 10.1021/ol1006168

(2) "Selective synthesis of [12]cycloparaphenylene"
Hiroko Takaba, Haruka Omachi, Yosuke Yamamoto, Jean Bouffard, and Kenichiro Itami
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 6112-6116. DOI: 10.1002/anie.200902617
Most-Accessed Articles (July 2009)
Highlighted in Newspapers and Media (Asahi, Chunichi, Yomiuri, Nikkei, Nikkan Kogyo, JIJI, Yahoo News, etc)
Highlighted in Chem-Station
Highlighted as a "SynStory" article in SYNFORM, September 2009 (Thieme)
Highlighted in SYNFACTS (Thieme)
Highlighted in Chemistry and Industry (The Chemical Society of Japan)
Highlighted in Oraganometallic News (Division of Organometallic Chemistry, The Kinki Chemical Society, Japan.)

(1) "Arylation of allylsilanes through rhodium catalysis"
Haruka Omachi, and Kenichiro Itami
Chem. Lett. 2009, 38, 186-187. DOI: 10.1246/cl.2009.186