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Yoshimitsu Sagara, Christoph Weder, and Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Asymmetric Cyclophanes Permit Access to Supercooled Nematic Liquid Crystals with Stimuli-responsive Luminescence",
Chem. Mater., 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b02220


Minsu Han, Mithrabinda K. Poduval, Haijin Shin, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Taiho Park, Yuna Kim, and Eunkyoung Kim
"Programmable dual electrochromism in azine linked conjugated polymer",
Optical Materials Express, 2017, 7(6), 2117-2125


Yoshimitsu Sagara, Kazuya Kubo, Takayoshi Nakamura, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, and Christoph Weder
"Temperature-Dependent Mechanochromic Behavior of Mechanoresponsive Luminescent Compounds",
Chem. Mater., 2017, 29(3), 1273-1278


Yuna Kim, Michel Frigoli, Nicolas Vanthuyne and Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Helical naphthopyran dopant for photoresponsive cholesteric liquid crystal",
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 200-203 (Open Access)


K. R. Sunil Kumar, Ammathnadu S. Amrutha and Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Spatiotemporal control of kinesin motor protein by photoswitches enabling selective single microtubule regulations",
Lab Chip, 2016, 16, 4702-4709 (Open Access)

                                                                                      Driving a single microtubule with light
Reji Thomas and Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Determination of the absolute stereostructure of a cyclic azobenzene from the crystal structure of the precursor containing a heavy element",
Beilstein J. Org. Chem., 2016, 12, 2211-2215 (Open Access)


Yoshimitsu Sagara, Christoph Weder and Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Tuning the thermo- and mechanoresponsive behavior of luminescent cyclophanes",
RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 80408-80414 (Open Access)


Ammathnadu S. Amrutha, K. R. Sunil Kumar, Kazuya Matsuo and Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Structure-property relationships of photoresponsive inhibitors of the kinesin motor",
Org.Biomol.Chem., 2016, 14, 7202-7210 (Open Access)


Yoshimitsu Sagara, Yoan C. Simon, Nobuyuki Tamaoki and Christoph Weder
"A mechano- and thermoresponsive luminescent cyclophane",
Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 5694-5697 (Open Access)


Yuna Kim and Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Asymmetric Dimers of Chiral Azobenzene Dopants Exhibiting Unusual Helical Twisting Power upon Photoswitching in Cholesteric Liquid Crystals",
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, DOI:10.1021/acsami.5b11888


Rika Ochi, Nishad Perur, Kazutoshi Yoshida, Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Fast thermal cis?trans isomerization depending on pH and metal ions of water-soluble azobenzene derivatives containing a phosphate group",
Tetrahedron, 2015, 71(21), 3500-3506


K. Rijeesh, P. K. Hashim, Shin-ichiro Noro and Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Dynamic induction of enantiomeric excess from a prochiral azobenzene dimer under circularly polarized light ",
Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 973-980 (Open Access)


Yuna Kim, Masahiro Funahashi and Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Thieno[3,2-b]thiophene derivatives exhibiting semiconducting liquid-crystalline phases at lower temperatures",
RSC Adv., 2014, 60511-60518


Yuna Kim and Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"A photoresponsive planar chiral azobenzene dopant with high helical twisting power",
J. Mater. Chem. C., 2014, 9258-9264


K. R. Sunil Kumar , Takashi Kamei , Tuyoshi Fukaminato , and Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Complete ON/OFF Photoswitching of the Motility of a Nanobiomolecular Machine",
ACS Nano, 2014, 8(5), 4157-4165

                                                                                           Movie of repeated ON-OFF photo-switching of                                                                 gliding motility of microtubules driven by kinesin and ATP
Ei-Ichiro Sunamura, Takashi Kamei, Hiroki Konno, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Toru Hisabori
"Reversible control of F1-ATPase rotational motion using a photochromic ATP analog at the single molecule level",
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 2014, 358-363


Yuna Kim, Momoyo Wada, Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Dicholesteryl icosanedioate as a glass-forming cholesteric liquid crystal: properties, additive effects and application in color recording",
J. Mater. Chem. C, 2014, 2, 1921-1926


Nishad Perur, Masao Yahara, Takashi Kamei, Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"A non-nucleoside triphosphate powering kinesin-microtubule motility with photo-tunable velocity",
Chem. Commun, 2013, 49, 9935-9937


Mahdi Roohnikan, Morteza Ebrahimi, Seyed Reza Ghaffarian, Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Supramolecular self-assembly of a novel hydrogen-bonded cholesteric liquid crystal exhibiting macromolecular behaviour",
Liq. Cryst., 2013, 40, 3, 314-320
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P. K. Hashim, Meethale C. Basheer, Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Chirality induction by E-Z Photoisomerization in [2,2]paracyclophane-bridged Azobenzene Dimer",
Tetrahedron Lett., 2013, 54, 2, 176-178

Tuyoshi Fukaminato, Emi Tateyama, Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Fluorescence photoswitching based on a photochromic pKa change in aqueous solutions",
Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 10874-10876

Reji Thomas, Yohei Yoshida, Takehito Akasaka, Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Influence of a Change in Helical Twisting Power of Photoresponsive Chiral Dopants on Rotational Manipulation of Micro-Objects on the Surface of Chiral Nematic Liquid Crystalline Films",
Chem. Eur.J, 2012, 18, 12337-12348

Takashi Kamei, Tuyoshi Fukaminato, Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"A photochromic ATP analogue driving a motor protein with reversible light-controlled motility: controlling velocity and binding manner of a kinesin–microtubule system in an in vitro motility assay",
Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 7625-7627

M. K. Abdul Rahim, Takashi Kamei, Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Dynamic photo-control of kinesin on a photoisomerizable monolayer– hydrolysis rate of ATP and motility of microtubules depending on the terminal group",
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012, 10(16), 3321-3331

Masahiro Funahashi, Fapei Zhang, Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Temperature-Independent Hple Mobility in Field-Effect Transistors Based on Liquid-Crystalline Semiconductors",
IEICE Trans. Electron., 2011, E94-C, 1720-1726
P. K. Hashim, Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Induction of Point Chirality by E/Z Photoisomerization",
Angew. Chem. -Int. Edit., 2011, 50, 11729-11730

Sayaka Hatano, Kana Fujita, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Takashi Kaneko, Takuya Nakashima, Masanobu Naito, Tsuyoshi Kawai, Jiro Abe
"Reversible Photogeneration of a Stable Chiral Radical-Pair from a Fast Photochromic Molecule",
J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2011, 2, 2680-2682


M. K. Abdul Rahim, Tuyoshi Fukaminato, Takashi Kamei, Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Dynamic photo-control of the gliding motility of a microtubule driven by kinesin on a photoisomerizable monolayer surface ",
Langmuir, 2011, 27(17), 10347-10350

P.K.Hashim, Reji Thomas, Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Induction of Molecular Chirality by Circularly Polarized Light in Cyclic Azobenzene with a Photoswitchable Benzene Rotor",
Chem. -Eur. J, 2011, 17, 7304-7312

Reji Thomas, Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Chirality Transfer from Chiral Solvents and its Memory in Azobenzene Derivatives Exhibiting Photo-switchable Racemization",
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2011, 3, 5389-5393

Tuyoshi Fukaminato, Takao Doi, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Katsuki Okuno, Yukihide Ishibashi, Hiroshi Miyasaka, Masahiro Irie
"Single-Molecule Fluorescence Photoswitching of a Diarylethene- Perylenebisimide Dyad: Non-destructive Fluorescence Readout ",
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011,133, 4984-4990

Jun'ichi Nagasawa, Masaru Yoshida, Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Synthesis, Gelation Properties and Photopolymerization of Macrocyclic Diacetylenedicarboxamides Derived from L-Glutamic Acid and trans-1,4-Cyclohexanediol ",
Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2011,12, 2247-2255

Juin-Meng Yu, Takeshi Sakamoto, Kento Watanabe, Seiichi Furumi, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Yun Chen, Tamaki Nakano
"Synthesis and efficient circularly polarized light emission of an optically active hyperbranched poly(fluorenevinylene) derivative",
Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 3799-3801

Nagatoshi Koumura, Hajime Matsumoto, Hajime Kawanami, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Masaru Yoshida
"Self-assembled Materials Tuning of solubility and gelation ability of oligomeric electrolyte by anion exchange ",
Polym. J., 2010, 42, 759-765

Yoshimi Oka, Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Structure of Silver(I) Complex Prepared from Azobenzenonaphthalenophane, Photochemical Coordination Change of Silver(I) and Silver(I)-Induced Acceleration of ZE Thermal Isomerization of Azobenzene Unit",
Inorg. Chem., 2010, 49, 4765-4767

Meethale C. Basheer, Yoshimi Oka, Manoj Mathews, Nobuyuki Tamaoki
" A Light-Controlled Molecular Brake with Complete ON-OFF Rotation ",
Chem. -Eur. J., 2010, 16, 3489-3496

Fapei Zhang, Masahiro Funahashi, Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Flexible field-effect transistors from a liquid crystalline semiconductor
by solution processes",
Org. Electron., 2010, 11, 363-368

Tuyoshi Fukaminato, Masaaki Tanaka, Takao Doi, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Tetsuro Katayama,
Arabinda Mallick, Yukihide Ishibashi, Hiroshi Miyasaka, Masahiro Irie
"Fluorescence photoswitching of a diarylethene–perylenebisimide dyad based
on intramolecular electron transfer",
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2010, 9, 181-187

Yoko Matsuzawa, Nobuyuki Tamaoki
"Photoisomerization of Azobenzene Units Controls the Reversible Dispersion and
Reorganization of Fibrous Self-Assembled Systems ",
J. Phys. Chem. B, 2010, 114, 1586-1590

Seiichi Furumi, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Glass-Forming Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Oligomers for New Tunable Solid-State Laser ",
Adv. Mater., 2010, 22, 886-891

Haruhisa Akiyama, Asuka Tanaka, Hideo Hiramatsu, Jun'ichi Nagasawa, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Reflection colour changes in cholesteric liquid crystals after the addition and photochemical isomerization of mesogenic azobenzenes tethered to sugar alcohols ",
J. Mater. Chem., 2009, 19, 5956-5963

Manoj Mathews, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Reversibly tunable helicity induction and inversion in liquid crystal self-assembly by a planar chiroptic trigger molecule ",
Chem. Commun, 2009, 3609-3611


Yasuo Norikane, Riju Davis, Yoshinobu Nishimura, Tatsuo Arai, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Drastic solvent effect on thermal back reaction of spiroperimidine photochromic compounds ",
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A-Chem., 2009, 205, 116-121

N.S.Saleesh Kemar, Shibu Abraham, K.Vijayaraghavan Ratheesh, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Seiichi Furumi, Suresh Das,
"Indane-1,3-dione and cholesterol containing butadiene derivatives: Photoresponsive liquid crystalline glasses for imaging applications ",
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A-Chem., 2009, 207, 73-78

Yasuo Norikane, Riju Davis, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Photochromism of a spiroperimidine compound in polymer matrices ",
New J. Chem., 2009, 33, 1327-1331

Yoriko Sonoda, Midori Goto, Seiji Tsuzuki, Haruhisa Akiyama, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"[2 + 2] Photodimerization and photopolymerization of diphenylhexatriene crystals utilizing perfluorophenyl?phenyl stacking interactions ",
J. Fluor. Chem., 2009, 130, 151-157


Takashi Kamei, Haruhisa Akiyama, Hisayuki Morii, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Taro Q.P.Uyada,
"Visible-Light Photocontrol of (E)/(Z)Isomerization of the 4-(Dimethylamino)azobenzene Pseudo-Nucleotide Unit Incorporated into an Oligonucleotide and DNA Hybridization in Aqueous Media",
Nuclesides Nucleotides Nucle Asids, 2009, 28, 12-28
Fapei Zhang, Masahiro Funahashi, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Thin-film transistors based on liquid-crystalline tetrafluorophenylter thiophene derivatives:thin-film structure and carrier transport",
Org. Electron., 2009, 10, 73-84


Yoshiko Misawa, Nagatoshi Koumura, Hajime Matsumoto, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Masaru Yoshida,
"Hydrogels Based on Surfactant-Free Ionene Polymers with N,N'-(p-Phenylene)dibenzamide Linkages",
Macromolecules, 2008, 41, 8841-8846

Manoj Mathews, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Planar Chiral Azobenzenophanes as Chiroptic Switches for Photon Mode Reversible Reflection Color Control in Induced Chiral Nematic Liquid Crystals",
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 11409-11416

Ratheesh K. Vijayaraghavan, Shibu Abraham, Haruhisa Akiyama, Seiichi Furumi, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Suresh Das,
"Photoresponsive Glass-Forming Butadiene-Based Chiral Liquid Crystals with Circularly Polarized Photoluminescence",
Adv. Funct. Mater., 2008, 18, 2510-2517.
Hideyuki Kihara, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"An H-Bonded Main-Chain Liquid-Crystalline Polymer Obtained by In Situ Photochemical Conversion from an H-Bonded LC Dimer",
Macromol. Chem. Phys., 2008, 209, 1424-1431.
Masahiro Funahashi, Fapei Zhang, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Jun-ichi Hanna,
"Ambipolar Transport in the Smectic E Phase of 2-Propyl-5-Hexynylterthiophene Derivative over a Wide Temperature Range",
ChemPhysChem., 2008, 9, 1465-1473.
Yasuo Norikane, Ryuji Kato, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Unconventional thermodynamically stable cis isomer and trans to cis thermal isomerization in reversibly photoresponsive [0.0](3,3′)-azobenzenophane ",
Chem. Commun., 2008, 1898 -1900.
Riju Davis, N. S. Saleesh Kumar, Shibu Abraham, C. H. Suresh, Nigam P. Rath, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Suresh Das,
"Molecular Packing and Solid-State Fluorescence of Alkoxy-Cyano Substituted Diphenylbutadienes: Structure of the Luminescent Aggregates ",
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112, 2137 -2146.
Masahiro Funahashi, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Organic semiconductors with helical structure based on oligothiophene derivatives exhibiting chiral nematic phase",
Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 2007, 475, 123-135.
Yoriko Sonoda, Midori Goto, Seiji Tsuzuki, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Fluorinated Diphenylpolyenes: Crystal Structures and Emission Properties",
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2007, 111, 13441-13451.
Hideyuki Kihara, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"In situ photochemical conversion from cinnamoyl-functionalized liquid-crystalline monomers to liquid-crystalline dimers",
Liq. Cryst., 2007, 34, 1337 - 1347.
V. Ajay Mallia, Masahiro Funahashi, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Study of unsymmetrical dimesogens containing 4-heptylazobenzene",
J. Phys. Org. Chem. , 2007, 20, 11, 878 - 883.
Hideyuki Kihara, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Photochemical Synthesis of a a,w-Dicinnamoyl-Functionalized LC Monomer: Photoirradiation in the Crystalline State",
Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 2007, 470, 31-37.
Fapei Zhang, Masahiro Funahashi, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"High-performance thin film transistors from semiconducting liquid crystalline phases by solution processes",
Appl. Phys. Lett., 2007, 91, 63515-63517.
Masaru Yoshida, Nagatoshi Koumura, Yoshihiro Misawa, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Hajime Matsumoto, Hajime Kawanami, Said Kazaoui, Nobutsugu Minami,
"Oligomeric Electrolyte as a Multi-Functional Gelator",
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 11039-11041.
Haruhisa Akiyama, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Synthesis and Photoinduced Phase Transitions of Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Derivative Functionalized with Terminal Azobenzene Units",
Macromolecules, 2007, 40, 5129-5132.
Takayuki Miyamae, Haruhisa Akiyama, Masaru Yoshida, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Characterization of Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-Grafted Interfaces with Sum-Frequency Generation Spectroscopy ",
Macromolcules, 2007, 40, 4601-4606.
Yoko Matsuzawa, Katsuyuki Ueki, Masaru Yoshida, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Tohru Nakamura, Hideki Sakai, Masahiko Abe,
"Assembly and Photoinduced Organization of Mono- and Oligopeptide Molecules Containing an Azobenzene Moiety",
Adv. Funct. Mater., 2007, 17, 1507-1514.
Yoriko Sonoda, Seiji Tsuzuki, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Midori Goto,
"Four (E,Z,E)-1-(4-alkoxyphenyl)-6-(4-nitrophenyl)hexa-1,3,5-trienes",
Acta Cryst., 2007, C63, 196-200.
Takashi Kamei, Masabumi Kudo, Haruhisa Akiyama, Momoyo Wada, Jun'ichi Nagasawa, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Taro Q.P. Uyeda,
"Visible-Light Photoresponsivity of a 4-(Dimethylamino)azobenzene Unit Incorporated into Single-Stranded DNA: Demonstration of a Large Spectral Change Accompanying Isomerization inDMSO and Detection of Rapid (Z)-to-(E) Isomerization in Aqueous Solution",
Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2007, 1846-1853.
Masahiro Funahashi, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Effect of Pretransitional Organization in Chiral Nematic of Oligothiophene Derivatives on Their Carrier Transport Characteristics",
Chem. Mater., 2007, 19, 608-617.
Masahiro Funahashi, Fapei Zhang, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"High Ambipolar Mobility in a Highly Ordered Smectic Phase of a Dialkylphenylterthiophene Derivative That Can Be Applied to Solution-Processed Organic Field-Effect Transistors",
Adv. Mater., 2007, 19, 353-358.
Riju Davis, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Modulation of Unconventional Fluorescence of Novel Photochromic Perimidine Spirodimers",
Chem. Eur. J., 2007, 13, 626-631.
Yoriko Sonoda, Midori Goto, Seiji Tsuzuki, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Fluorescence Spectroscopic Properties and Crystal Structure of a Series of Donor−Acceptor Diphenylpolyenes",
J. Phys. Chem. A., 2006, 110, 13379-13387.
Masabumi Takahashi, Kentaro Masui, Hiroki Sekiguchi, Nobuhiko Kobayashi, Atsunori Mori, Masahiro Funahashi, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Palladium-catalyzed C-H homocoupling of bromothiophene derivatives and synthetic application to well-defined oligothiophenes",
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 10930-10933.
V. Ajay Mallia, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Study of chiral dimesogens: Liquid crystalline properties, effect of smectic cybotactic domains in controlling the chiral reflections and glassy liquid crystal forming properties",
Mol. Cryst. and Liq. Cryst., 2006, 454, 81-90.
Shibu Abraham, V. Ajay Mallia, K. Vijayaraghavan Ratheesh, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Suresh Das,
"Reversible Thermal and Photochemical Switching of Liquid Crystalline Phases and Luminescence in Diphenylbutadiene-Based Mesogenic Dimers",
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 7692-7698.

Masahiro Funahashi, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Electronic Conduction in the Chiral Nematic Phase of an Oligothiophene Derivative",
ChemPhysChem.
, 2006, 7, 1193-1197.

Hideyuki Kihara, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"A Main-Chain Liquid-Crystalline Oligomer Prepared by in situ Photopolymerization of an LC Monomer Having Cinnamate Moieties",
Macromol. Rapid Commun., 2006, 27, 829-834.

Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Momoyo Wada,
"Dynamic Control of Racemization Rate through E-Z Photoisomerzation of Azobenzene and Subsequent Partial Photoresolution under Circular Polarized Light",
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 6284-6285.
Haruhisa Akiyama, V. Ajay Mallia, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Synthesis, Liquid Crystalline Properties, and Photo-Optical Studies of Photoresponsive Oligomeric Mesogens as Dopants in a Chiral Glassy Liquid Crystal",
Adv. Funct. Mater., 2006, 16, 477-484.
Yasuo Norikane, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Photochemical and Thermal cis/trans Isomerization of Cyclic and Non-cyclic Azobenzene Dimers: Effect of Cyclic Structure on Isomerization",
Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2006, 5, 1296-1302.

S. Anitha Nagamani, Yasuo Norikane, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Photoinduced Hinge Like Molecular Motion: Studies on Xanthene Based Cyclic Azobenzene Dimers",
J. Org. Chem., 2005, 70, 9304-9313.
Subramanian Kumaresan, V. Ajay Mallia, Yoshishige Kida, Nobyuki Tamaoki,
"Thermal and photo opitical properties of azoxybenzene/alkyloxy-azobenzene-cholesterol with alkyl diacetylene linker containing dimesogens",
J. Mater.Res., 2005, 20, 3431-3438.
Kenji Kishimoto, Yoshimitsu Sagara, Takashi Kato, Tomohiro Mukai, Hiroyuki Ohno, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Two dimensionally ion-conductive liquid crystals of cholesterol/tetra(ethylene oxide) block molecules",
Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 2005, 435, 777-785.
Riju Davis, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Novel Photochromic Spiroheterocyclic Molecules via Oxidation of 1, 8- Diaminonaphthalene",
Org. Lett., 2005, 7, 1461-1464.
Jun'ichi Nagasawa, Masabumi Kudo, Nobuyuki,
"Organogelation and photopolymerization in a gel state of diacetylene cholesteryl esters having two urethane linkages",
Langmuir, 2004, 20, 7907-7916.
Kenichi Aoki, Masabumi Kudo, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Novel Odd/Even Effect of Alkylene Chain Length on the Photopolymerizability of Organogelators",
Org. Lett., 2004, 6, 4009-4012.
Haruhisa Akiyama, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Polymers Derived from N-Isopropylacrylamide and Azobenzene-Containing Acrylamides: Photoresponsive Affinity to Water",
J. Polym. Sci. Part A, Polym. Chem., 2004, 42, 5200-5214.
V. Ajay Mallia, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Photoacticve dimesogen having different pathways of light driven phase transitions at different temperatures",
Chem. Commun., 2004, 2538-2539.
Nagatoshi Koumura, Masabumi Kudo, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Photocontrolled Gel-to-Sol-to-Gel Phase Transitioning of meta-Substituted Azobenzene Bis-Urethanes through the Breaking and Reforming of Hydrogen Bonds",
Langmuir, 2004, 20, 9897-9900.
Riju Davis, V. Ajay Mallia, Suresh Das, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Butadienes as Novel Photochromes for Color Tuning of Cholesteric Glasses: Influence of Microscopic Molecular Reorganization within the Helical Superstructure"
Adv. Funct. Mater., 2004, 14, 743-748
Yasuo Norikane, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Light-Driven Molecular Hinge: A New Class of Molecular Machine Having a Nonlinear Photoresponse that Utilizes the Trans-Cis Isomerization of Azobenzene",
Org. Lett., 2004, 6, 2595-2598.
Mutusyoshi Matusmoto, Takahiro Nakazawa, V. Ajay Mallia, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Reiko Azumi, Hideki Sakai, Masahiko Abe,
"Thermal Hysteresis in the Photoresponsivity of a Langmuir Film of Amphiphilic Spiropyran",
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 1006-1007.
Haruhisa Akiyama, Nobuyuki Tamoaki,
"Effects of Polymerized Photoresponsive Additives on Cholesteric Pitch Of Medium Molecular Weight Liquid Crystals",
KOUBUNSHI RONBUNSHU(Japanese Journal of Polymer Science and Technology), 2003, 60, 10, 575.
Yasuo Norikane, Naofumi Nakayama, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Tatsuo Arai, Umpei Nagashima,
"Quantum Chemical Studies on Phtoinduced Cis-Trans Isomerization and Intramolecular Hydrogen Atom Transfer of 2'-Hydroxychalcone",
J. Phys. Chem. A., 2003, 107, 8659-8664.
Masatoshi Kidowaki, Masaya Moriyama, Momoyo Wada, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Molecular Mechanisum of Anomalous Increase in the Helical Pitch of Cholesteric Liquid Crystals Induced by Achiral Dopants",
J. Phys. Chem. B., 2003, 107, 12054-12061.
Atsushi Takahashi, V. Ajay Mallia, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Novel supramolecular hydrogen-bonded cholesteric mesogeons : liquid crystalline, thermoptical and glass forming properties ",
J. Mater. Chem., 2003, 13, 1582-1587.
V. Ajay Mallia, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Photochemically Driven Smectic- Cholesteric Phase Transition in an Inherently Photoactive Dimesogen",
Chem. Mater., 2003, 15, 3238-3239.
Yasuo Norikane, Kogorou Kitamoto, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Novel Crystal Structure, cis-trans Isomerization, and Host Property of meta-Substituted Macrocyclic Azobenzenes with the Shortest Linkers",
J. Org. Chem., 2003, 68, 8291-8304.
Abdelhak Belaissaoui, Satoru Shimada, Akihiro Oishi, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Synthesis of a mechanically linked poly[2]rotaxane",
Tetrahedron Lett., 2003, 44, 2307-2310.
V. Ajay Mallia, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Photoresponsive vetrifiable chiral dimesogen: Photo-thermal modulation of microscopic disordering in helical structure and glass-forming properties",
J. Mater. Chem., 2003, 13, 219-224.
Masatoshi Kidowaki, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Unique crystal structure of donor acceptor complex: crossed arrangement of two charge-transfer columns",
Chem. Commun., 2003, 290-291.
Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Yasuyuki Aoki, Masaya Moriyama, Masatoshi Kidowaki,
"Photochemical phase transition and molecular realignment of glass-forming liquid crystals containing cholesterol/azobenzene dimesogenic compounds",
Chem. Mater., 2003, 15, 719-726.
Yasuo Norikane, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"[1.1](3,3')-Azobenzenophane: Novel Crystal Structure and cis-trans Isomerization of Distorted Azobenzene",
Org. Lett., 2002, 4, 3907-3910.
Masaru Yoshida, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"DFT Study on Triplet Ground State Silylenes Revisited : The Quest for the Triplet Silylene Must Go On",
Organometallics, 2002, 21, 2587-2589.
Masaya Moriyama, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Photo-controllable and fixable optical properties of non-polymeric liquid crystals with azobenzene chromophore",
Chem. Lett., 2001, 1142-1143.
Atsushi Takahashi, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Hiro Matsuda,
"Thermal and optical properties of newly synthesized dicholesteryl esters with a phenylene oxide linker in the normal and solidified cholesteric phases",
Liq. Cryst., 2001, 28, 1823-1829.
Alexander Parfenov, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Satomi Ohnishi,
"Photoinduced Alignment of Nematic Liquid Crystal on the Polymer Surface Microrelief",
Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst.
, 2001, 359,167-175.
Masaya Moriyama, Soyoung Song, Hiro Matsuda, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Effects of doped 4,4'-dialkylazobenzenes on helical pitch of cholesteric liquid crystal with medium molecular weight: Utilization of cholesteric reflected color for photo-rewritable color imaging",
J. Mater. Chem., 2001, 11, 1003-1010.
Masaru Yoshida, Seiji Tsuzuki, Nobuyuki Tamaoki,
"Induced-fit comformational changes in the cation-pi complexes of pyxophane: a DFT study",
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Transactions 2, 2001, 1021-1023.
Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Satoru Shimada, Yuji Okada, Abdelhak Belaissaoui, Gzegorz Kruk, Kiyoshi Yase, Hiro Matsuda,
"Polymerization of a diacetylene dicholesteryl ester having two urethanes in organic gel states",
Langmuir, 2000, 16, 7545-7547.
Alexander Parfenov, Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Satomi Ohnishi,
"Photoinduced alignment of nematic liquid crystal on the polymer surface microrelief",
J. Appl. Phys., 2000, 87, 2043-2045.
Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Masaya Moriyama, Hiro Matsuda,
"Cholesteric solid films formed by spin coating from solutions of dicholesteryl esters",
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2000, 39, 509-511.
Nobuyuki Tamaoki, Soyoung Song, Masaya Moriyama, Hiro Matsuda,
"Rewritable full-colour recording in a photon mode",
Adv. Mater., 2000, 12, 94-97.

 

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