1.Original Papers

(86) “Catalytic one-pot synthesis of end-functionalized poly(9,9’-di-n-octyl-fluorene vinylene)s by acyclic diene metathesis (ADMET) polymerization using ruthenium-carbene catalysts”
T. Miyashita, K. Nomura
Macromolecules, 49, 518-526 (2016).

(87) “Copolymerizations of norbornene, tetracyclododecene with α-olefins by half-titanocene catalysts: Efficient synthesis of highly transparent, thermal resistance polymers”
W. Zhao, K. Nomura
Macromolecules, 49, 59-70 (2016).

(88) “Synthesis and photocatalytic activity of a naphthyl-substituted photosensitizing BINAP−palladium complex”
S. Changsu, A. Inagaki
Dalton Trans., 45, 1331-1334 (2016).

(89) “Synthesis of ultrahigh molecular weight polymers by homopolymerisation of higher α-olefins catalysed by aryloxo-modified half-titanocenes”
K. Nomura, S. Pengoubol, W. Apisuk
RSC Advances6, 16203-16207 (2016).

(90) “Efficient introduction of aromatic vinyl group by incorporation of divinylbiphenyl, p-divinylbenzene in syndiospecific styrene polymerization using aryloxo-modified half-titanocene catalysts”
W. Apisuk, K. Nomura
J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 54, 1902-1907 (2016). Cover article

(91) “Synthesis and structural analysis of Zr-Al hetero-bimetallic complexes, [ZrX{(O-2,4-tBu2C6H2-6-CH2)3(μ2-O-2,4-tBu2-C6H2-6-CH2)}N][R2Al(μ2-OiPr)] [X = Cl, Et, iBu; R = Me, Et, iBu]. Unique reactivity of the iBu complex”
U. Tewasekson, K. Tsutsumi, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 35, 866-874 (2016).

(92) “Photocatalytic oxygenation of sulfide and alkenes by trinuclear ruthenium clusters”
S. Phungsripheng, K. Kozawa, M. Akita, A. Inagaki
Inorg. Chem., 55, 3750–3758 (2016).

(93) “Efficient synthesis of cyclic olefin copolymers with high glass transition temperatures by ethylene copolymerization with tetracyclododecene (TCD) using (tert-BuC5H4)TiCl2(N=CtBu2) – MAO catalyst”
W. Apisuk, H. Ito, K. Nomura
J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 54, 2662-2667 (2016).  Cover article

(94) “Synthesis of (imido)vanadium(V) dichloride complexes containing anionic N-heterocyclic carbenes that contain a weakly coordinating borate moiety: New MAO-free ethylene polymerization catalysts”
A. Igarashi, E. L. Kolychev, M. Tamm, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 35, 1778-1784 (2016).  Most Read Article

(95) “One-pot synthesis of end-functionalized conjugated polymers by combined acyclic diene metathesis (ADMET) polymerization with Wittig-type coupling”
T. Miyashita, A. Inagaki, K. Nomura
J. Jpn. Petrol. Inst., 59, 197-203 (2016). Special issue (invited submission).

(96) “Efficient norbornene (NBE) incorporation in ethylene/NBE copolymerization by half-titanocene catalysts containing chlorinated aryloxo ligands”
W. Zhao, Q. Yan, K. Tsutsumi, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 35, 1895-1905 (2016). (W. Zhao and Q. Yan: equal contribution as the first author)

(97) “Size dependence of [N]cycloparaphenylenes (N = 5–12) in electrochemical oxidation”
E. Kayahara, K. Fukayama, T. Nishinaga, S. Yamago
Chem. Asian. J., 11, 1793–1797 (2016).

(98) “Direct observation of the triplet metal-centered state in [Ru(bpy)3]2+ using time-resolved infrared spectroscopy”
T. Mukuta, S. Tanaka, A. Inagaki, S. Koshihara, K. Onda
Chem. Select, 1, 2802-2807 (2016).

(99) “Ring-opening metathesis polymerization of cyclic olefins by (arylimido)vanadium(V)-alkylidenes: Highly active, thermally robust cis specific polymerization”
X. Hou, K. Nomura
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138, 11840-11849 (2016).

(100) “Synthesis of (imido)niobium(V)-alkylidene complexes that exhibit high catalytic activities for metathesis polymerization of cyclic olefins and internal alkynes”
K. Wised, K. Nomura
Organometallics (Communication), 35, 2773-2777 (2016).

(101) “Cross metathesis of methyl oleate (MO) with terminal, internal olefins by ruthenium catalysts: Factors affecting the efficient MO conversion and the selectivity”
N. W. Awang, K. Tsutsumi, B. Huštáková, S. F. M. Yusoff, K. Nomura, B. M. Yamin
RSC Advances, 6, 100925-100930 (2016).

(102) “Synthesis and structural analysis of niobium(V) complexes containing amine triphenolate ligands of the type, [NbCl(X)(O-2,4-R2C6H2-6-CH2)3N] (R = Me, tBu; X = Cl, CF3SO3), and their use in catalysis for ethylene polymerization”
T. Omiya, N. Srisupap, K. Wised, K. Tsutsumi, K. Nomura
Polyhedron, 125, 9-17 (2017). Special issue, Tridentate and tetradentate tripodal ligands (invited submission).

(103) “Synthesis of mono, di, and trinuclear rhodium diphosphine complexes containing light-harvesting fluorene backbones”
Y. Matsusaka, S. Shitaya, K. Nomura, A. Inagaki
Inorg. Chem. (Communications), 56, 1027-1030 (2017).

(104) “Synthesis of (adamantylimido)vanadium(V) dimethyl complex containing (2-anilidomethyl)pyridine ligand and selected reactions: Exploring the oxidation state of the catalytically active species in ethylene dimerization”
K. Nomura, T. Mitsudome, A. Igarashi, G. Nagai, K. Tsutsumi, T. Ina, T. Omiya, H. Takaya, S. Yamazoe
Organometallics, 36, 530-542 (2017).

(105) “Effects of end-groups on photophysical properties of poly(9,9-di-n-octyl-fluorene-2,7-vinylene)s linked with metalloporphyrins: Synthesis and time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy”
Y. Fushimi, M. Koinuma, Y. Yasuda, K. Nomura, M. S. Asano
Macromolecules, 50, 1803-1814 (2017).

(106) “Macrocyclic oligothiophene with stereogenic [2.2]paracyclophane scaffolds: Chiroptical properties from π-transannular interactions”
M. Hasegawa, K. Kobayakawa, H. Matsuzawa, T. Nishinaga, T. Hirose, K. Sako, Y. Mazaki
Chem. Eur. J., 23, 3267–3271 (2017).

(107) “Synthesis of poly(arylene vinylene)s containing different end groups by combined acyclic diene metathesis polymerization with Wittig-type coupling”
T. Miyashita, M. Kunisawa, S. Sueki, K. Nomura
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 56, 5288-5293 (2017). (T. Miyashita and M. Kunisawa: equal contribution as the first author) Inside Backcover Article (Highlight)

(108) “Cyclic π-expanded oligothiophehe 12-mers as semishape-persistent macrocycles”
M. Imamura, H. Shimizu, J. Yamakawa, H. Otani, T. Nishinaga, M. Iyoda
Heterocycles, 95, 380-389 (2017).

(109) “Ring opening metathesis polymerization of norbornene or tetracyclododecene with cyclooctene by using (arylmido)vanadium(V)-alkylidene catalyst”
S. Chaimongkolkunasin, X. Hou, K. Nomura
J. Polym. Sci.: Part A: Polym. Chem., 55, 3067-3074 (2017). Special issue, celebrating Prof. Grubbs 75th birthday.

(110) “Effect of Al cocatalyst in ethylene and ethylene/norbornene (Co)polymerization by (imido)vanadium dichloride complexes containing anionic N-heterocyclic carbenes having weakly coordinating borate moiety”
G. Nagai, T. Mitsudome, K. Tsutsumi, S. Sueki, T. Ina, M. Tamm, K. Nomura
J. Jpn. Petrol. Inst., 60, 256-262 (2017). Special issue (invited submission).

(111) “Synthesis and structural analysis of palladium(II) complexes containing neutral or anionic C2-symmetric bis(oxazoline) ligands: Effects of substituents in the 5 position”
K. Tsutsumi, K. Itagaki, K. Nomura
ACS Omega, 2, 3886-3990 (2017).

(112) “Stable Radical Cations and their pi-Dimers Prepared from Ethylene- and Propylene-3,4-dioxythiophene Co-oligomers: Combined Experimental and Theoretical Investigations”
T. Nishinaga, Y. Sotome
J. Org. Chem., 82, 7245-7253 (2017).

(113) “Effects of terthiophene as the end-groups in triblock copolymers consisting of poly(fluorene vinylene) and oligo(phenylene vinylene): Time-resolved fluorescence and its anisotropy”
M. S. Asano, Y. Yasuda, D. Kagota, T. Haque, K. Nomura
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 349, 18-24 (2017).

(114) “Synthesis and structural analysis of aryloxo-modified trinuclear half-titanocenes, and their use as catalyst precursors for ethylene polymerisation”
Q. Yan, K. Tsutsumi, K. Nomura
RSC Adv., 7, 41345-41358 (2017).

(115) “Substituent Effect of the Bridging Ligand in the Trinuclear Ru Complexes on Photocatalytic Oxygenation of a Sulfide and Alkenes”
S. Phungsripheng, M. Akita, A. Inagaki
Inorg. Chem., 56, 12996-13006 (2017).

(116) “Cis Specific chain transfer ring-opening metathesis polymerization using a vanadium(V)-alkylidene catalyst for efficient synthesis of end-functionalized polymers”
K. Nomura, X. Hou
Organometallics (Communication), 36, 4103-4106 (2017).

(117) “Vanadium NMR chemical shifts of (imido)Vanadium(V) dichloride complexes with imidazolin-2-iminato and imidazolidin-2-iminato ligands: A cooperation with quantum-chemical calculations and multiple linear regression analyses”
J. Yi, W. Yang, W.-H. Sun, K. Nomura, M. Hada
J. Phys. Chem. A, 121, 9099-9105 (2017).

(118) “Synthesis, structural analysis of (imido)vanadium dichloride complexes containing 2-(2’-benz-imidazolyl)pyridine ligands: Effect of Al cocatalyst for efficient ethylene (co)polymerization”
K. Nomura, M. Oshima, T. Mitsudome, H. Harakawa, P. Hao, K. Tsutsumi, G. Nagai, T. Ina, H. Takaya, W.-H. Sun, S. Yamazoe
ACS Omega, 2, 8660-8673 (2017).

(119) “Non-radical light-controlled polymerization of styrene and vinyl ethers catalyzed by an iridium−palladium photocatalyst”
S. Kikuchi, K. Saito, M. Akita, A. Inagaki
Organometallics, 237(3), 359-366 (2018).

(120) “Ethylene copolymerization with 4-methylcyclohexene, 1-methylcyclopentene by half-titanocene catalysts: Effect of ligands and microstructural analysis of the copolymers”
H. Harakawa, S. Patamma, A. Boccia, L. Boggioni, D. Ferro, S. Losio, K. Nomura, I. Tritto
Macromolecules51, 853-863 (2018).

(121) “Noticeable chiral center dependence of signs and magnitudes in circular dichroism (CD) and circularly polarized luminescence (CPL) spectra of all-trans poly(9,9-dialkyl-fluorene-2,7-vinylene)s bearing chiral alkyl side chains in solution, aggregates, and in thin films”
T. Yamada, K.Nomura, M. Fujiki
Macromolecules, 51, 2377-2387 (2018).

(122) “Facile, efficient synthesis of star shaped π-conjugated systems by combined olefin metathesis with Wittig-type coupling”
T. Fujio, T. Miwata, M. Takase, S. Sueki, K. Nomura
J. Chin. Chem. Soc., 65, 317-324 (2018).  中國化学会(台北)  Special issue, International Symposium on Catalysis and Fine Chemicals 2016 (C&FC2016)

(123) “A Saturn-like complex composed of macrocyclic oligothiophene and [60]fullerene: structure, stability, and photophysical properties in solution and the solid state”
H. Shimizu, K. H. Park, H. Otani, S. Aoyagi, T. Nishinaga, Y. Aso, D. Kim, M. Iyoda
Chem. Eur. J., 24, 3793-3801 (2018).

(124) “Terthiophene functionalized conjugated triarm polymers containing poly(fluorene-2,7-Vinylene) arms having different cores. Synthesis and their unique optical properties”
K. Nomura, T. Miwata, T. Shinozuka, M. Morita, Y. Geerts, M. Fujiki, M. S. Asano
ACS Omega, 3, 5052-5063 (2018).

(125) “Solution XAS analysis of various (imido)vanadium(V) dichloride complexes containing monodentate anionic ancillary donor ligands: Effect of aluminium cocatalyst in ethylene/norbornene (co)polymerization”
K. Nomura, K. Tsutsumi, G. Nagai, T. Omiya, T. Ina, S. Yamazoe, T. Mitsudome
J. Jpn. Petrol. Inst., 61, 282-287 (2018). Special issue (invited submission).

(126) “Synthesis of di-and trinuclear iridium polyhydride complex surrounded by light-absorbing ligands”
S. Shitaya, K. Nomura, A. Inagaki
Dalton Trans., 47, 12046-12050 (2018).

(127) “Synthesis of (arylmido)niobium(V) complexes containing ketimide, phenoxide ligands, and some reactions with phenols, alcohols”
N. Srisupap, K. Wised, K. Tsutsumi, K. Nomura
ACS Omega3, 6166-6181 (2018).

(128) “Antiaromaticity of planar bisdehydro[12]- and tetrakisdehydro[16]-annulenes fused with dithieno[3,4-b:3’,4’-d]thiophenes”
T. Nishinaga, S. Shiroma, M. Hasegawa
Org. Lett., 20, 3426–3429 (2018).

(129) “Chemical stability of the 5-mesityl-5”-(nitronylnitroxide)-2,2′:5′,2”-ter(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) radical cation”
T. Tahara, S. Suzuki, M. Kozaki, T. Nishinaga, K. Okada
Bull. Chem. Soc., 19, 1193-1195 (2018).

(130) “Radical cation π-dimers of conjugated oligomers as molecular wires: An analysis based on nitronyl nitroxide spin labels”
T. Nishinaga, Y. Kanzaki, D. Shiomi, K. Matsuda, S. Suzuki, K. Okada
Chem. Eur. J., 24, 11717-11728 (2018).

(131) “(Arylimido)vanadium(V)-alkylidenes containing chlorinated phenoxy ligands: Thermally robust, highly active catalyst in ring-opening metathesis polymerization of cyclic olefins”
S. Chaimongkolkunasin, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 37, 2064-2074 (2018).

(132) “One-pot synthesis of end-functionalised soluble star-shaped polymers by living ring-opening metathesis polymerisation using molybdenum-alkylidene catalyst”
Z. Sun, K. Nomura
RSC Adv.8, 27703-27708 (2018).

(133) “Efficient conversion of renewable unsaturated fatty acid methyl esters by cross metathesis with eugenol”
D. Le, C. Samart, K. Tsutsumi, K. Nomura, S. Kongparakul
ACS Omega3, 11041-11049 (2018).

(134) “Facile in situ generation of highly active (arylimido)vanadium(V)-alkylidene catalysts for ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP) of cyclic olefins by immediate phenoxy ligand exchange”
H. Hayashibara, X. Hou, K. Nomura
Chem. Commun.54, 13559-13562 (2018).

(135) “Synthesis of soluble star-shaped polymers via in and out approach by ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP) of norbornene: Factors affecting the precise synthesis”
Z. Sun, K. Morishita, K. Nomura
Catalysts8(12), 670 (2018).

(136)”π-Dimerization Ability of Conjugated Oligomer Dication Diradicaloids Composed of Dithienylpyrrole and Benzodithiophene Units”
T. Akahane, M. Takase, Y. Mazaki, T. Nishinaga Heteroatom Chem., 29, e21452 (2018). (invited)

(137) “Interaction between the end groups and the main chain of conjugated polymers by time-resolved EPR and fluorescence spectroscopy”
M. S. Asano, S. Hashimoto, T. Shinozuka, Y. Fushimi, K. Nomura
Molecular Physics117, 2664-2672 (2019).

(138) “Dialkylaluminum 2-substituted 6,6-dimethylcyclopentylpyridin-7-oxylates toward structural-differentiating the ring opening polymerization of ɛ-caprolactone and L-lactides”
D. Zhu, L. Guo, W. Zhang, X. Hu, K. Nomura, A. Vignesh, X. Hao, Q. Zhang, W.-H. Sun
Dalton Trans., 48, 4157-4167 (2019).  Backside cover article

(139) “Computational and experimental study on the index of antiaromaticity for 4n π-systems (n≥2)”
T. Nishinaga, H. Hamaoka
Chem. Commun.55, 1514-1517 (2019).

(140) “Reactions of (arylimido)vanadium(V)-trialkyl complexes with phenols: Effects of arylimido ligands and phenols for formation of the vanadium phenoxides”
H. Hayashibara, A. Ngamnithiporn, K. Nomura
ACS Omega4, 5818-5828 (2019).

(141) “(Arylimido)niobium(V) complexes containing 2-pyridylmethylanilido ligand as catalyst precursors for ethylene dimerization that proceeds via cationic Nb(V) species”
M. Kuboki, K. Nomura
Organometallics38, 1544-1559 (2019).

(142) “Synthesis of new polyesters by acyclic diene metathesis polymerization of bio-based α,ω-dienes prepared from eugenol and castor oil (undecenoate)”
D. Le, C. Samart, S. Kongparakul, K. Nomura
RSC Adv.9, 10245-10252 (2019).

(143) “Light-driven catalytic hydrogenation of carbon dioxide at low-pressure by a trinuclear iridium polyhydride complex”
S. Shitaya, K. Nomura, A. Inagaki
Chem. Commun.,  55,5087-5090 (2019).

(144) “Synthesis of ultrahigh molecular weight polymers with low PDIs by polymerizations of 1-decene, 1-dodecene, and 1-tetradecene by Cp*TiMe2(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3)–Borate Catalyst”
K. Nomura, S. Pengoubol, W. Apisuk
Molecules24, 1634 (2019). Special Issue “Well-Defined Metal Complex Catalysts for Olefin Polymerization”

(145) “Effect of supported MAO cocatalysts in ethylene polymerization and ethylene/1-hexene copolymerization using Cp*TiCl2(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3) catalyst”
P. Unrueana, W. Apisuk, Y. Kawabata, T Murayama, B. Kitiyanan, K. Nomura
Molecular Catalysis475, 110490 (2019). Special Issue dedicated to Prof. A. Fukuoka

(146) “Synthesis and photocatalytic activities of dinuclear iridium poly-hydride complexes bearing BINAP ligands”
Y. Sofue, K. Nomura, A.Inagaki*
Organometallics 2019, 38, 2408-2411. (Communication)

(147) “Synthesis of half-titanocenes containing anionic N-heterocyclic carbenes that contain a weakly coordinating borate moiety (WCA-NHC), Cp’TiX2(WCA-NHC), and their use as catalysts for ethylene (co)polymerization”
K. Nomura, G. Nagai, A. Nasr, K. Tsutsumi, Y. Kawamoto, K. Koide, M. Tamm
Organometallics38, 3233-3244 (2019).

(148) “XAS Analysis for reactions of (arylimido)vanadium(V) dichloride complexes containing anionic NHC that contains weakly coordinating B(C6F5)3 moiety (WCA-NHC) or phenoxide ligands with Al alkyls: A potential ethylene polymerization catalyst with WCA-NHC ligand”
K. Nomura, G. Nagai, I. Izawa, T. Mitsudome, M. Tamm, S. Yamazoe
ACS Omega4, 18833-18845 (2019). Invited submission

(149) “Solution XAS analysis for exploring active species in syndiospecific styrene polymerization and 1-hexene polymerization using half-titanocene – MAO catalysts: Significant changes in the oxidation state in the presence of styrene”
K. Nomura, I. Izawa, J. Yi, N. Nakatani, H. Aoki, T. Ina, T. Mitsudome, N. Tomotsu, S. Yamazoe
Organometallics, 38, 4497-4507 (2019).


(150) “Time-dependent DFT study of K-edge spectra for vanadium and titanium complexes: Effects of chloride ligands on pre-edge features”
J. Yi, N. Nakatani, K. Nomura, M. Hada
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.22, 674-682 (2020).

(151) “Synthesis of ultrahigh molecular weight polymers containing reactive functionality with low PDIs by polymerizations of long-chain α-olefins in the presence of their nonconjugated dienes by Cp*TiMe2(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3)–borate catalyst”
K. Nomura, S. Pengoubol, W. Apisuk
Polymers12, 3 (2020). Special issue “Catalytic Polymerization” dedicated to Prof. Tritto.

(152) “On-demand hydrogen production from formic acid by light-active dinuclear iridium catalysts”
Y. Sofue, K. Nomura, A. Inagaki
Chem. Commun.56, 4519-4522 (2020). Front Cover

(153) “(Arylimido)niobium(V)-alkylidenes, Nb(CHSiMe3)(NAr)[OC(CF3)3](PMe3)2, that enable to proceed living metathesis polymerization of internal alkynes”
I. Izawa, K. Nomura
Macromolecules53, 5266-5279 (2020).

(154) “Cu–Pd Dinuclear complexes with earth-abundant Cu photosensitizer: Synthesis and photopolymerization”
T. Fujiwara, K. Nomura, A. Inagaki
Organometallics39, 2464-2469 (2020). Cover article

(155) “Cis-Specific ring opening metathesis polymerisation (ROMP) of cyclic olefins by (pentafluorophenylimido)vanadium(V)-alkylidene,V(CHSiMe3)(NC6F5)[OC(CF3)3](PMe3)2
K. Nomura, S. Chaimongkolkunasin
Catal. Sci. Tech.10, 5840-5846 (2020).  Inside back cover article

(156) “Synthesis of bio-based long chain polyesters by acyclic diene metathesis (ADMET) polymerization and tandem hydrogenation, and depolymerization with ethylene”
K. Nomura, P. Chaijaroen, M. M. Abdellatif
ACS Omega5, 18301-18312 (2020).

(157) “Phenoxide-modified half-titanocenes supported on star-shaped ROMP polymers as efficient catalyst precursors for ethylene copolymerization”
Z. Sun, P. Unruean, H. Aoki, B. Kitiyanan, K. Nomura
Organometallics39, 2998-3009 (2020). Front cover article (Editor invitation)

(158) “Synthesis of cyclic olefin copolymers (COCs) by ethylene copolymerisations with cyclooctene, cycloheptene, and with tricyclo[,7)]undeca-4-ene: Effect of cyclic monomer structures on thermal properties”
H. Harakawa, M. Okabe, K. Nomura
Polymer Chemistry11, 5590-5600 (2020). Backside cover article 

(159) “Effect of SiMe3, SiEt3 para-substituents for exhibiting high activity, introduction of hydroxy group in ethylene copolymerization catalyzed by phenoxide-modified half-titanocenes”
S. Kitphaitun, Q. Yan, K. Nomura
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.59, 23072-23076 (2020).  

(160) “Synthesis, structural analysis of four coordinate (arylimido)Niobium(V) dimethyl complexes containing phenoxide ligand: MAO-Free ethylene polymerization by the cationic Nb(V)–methyl complex”
K. Koide, J. Yi, M. Kuboki, S. Yamazoe, N. Nakatani, K. Nomura
Organometallics39, 3742-3758 (2020).  

(161) “Norbornene-functionalized plant oils for bio-based thermoset films and binders of silicon-graphite composite electrodes”
D. Le, C. Samart, J.-T. Lee, K. Nomura, S. Kongparakul, S. Kiatkamjornwong
ACS Omega5, 29678-29687 (2020).  

(162) “Observation of intramolecular interaction in fluorescent star-shaped polymers: Evidence for energy hopping between branch chains”
M. Asano, T. Morita, T. Miwata, K. Nomura
J. Phys. Chem. B124, 11510-11518 (2020).  



(19) “Recent Progress in Olefin Coordination/Metathesis Polymerization”
K. Nomura
Kobunshi, 65, 509-111 (2016). Invited

(20) “Design of efficient molecular catalysts for synthesis of cyclic olefin copolymers (COC) by copolymerization of ethylene, α-olefins with norbornene, tetracyclododecene”
W. Zhao, K. Nomura
Catalysts, 6, 175 (2016). Mini Review, Invited submission.

(21) “Synthesis of vanadium-alkylidene complexes and their use as catalysts for ring opening metathesis polymerisation”
K. Nomura, X. Hou
Dalton Trans., 46, 12-24 (2017). Perspective, Invited submission. Cover article

(22) “Trends and Outlook for Cross-Coupling Reaction”
K. Nomura
Kougyouzairyou, 65, 53-56 (2017).

(23) “Acyclic diene metathesis polymerization: Useful method for precise synthesis of defect-free rnd-functionalized poly(arylene vinylene)s”
T. Haque, K. Nomura
Green Sustain. Chem., 7, 1-19 (2017). Mini Review, Invited submission.

(24) “Recent topics in olefin metathesis”
K. Nomura
Kagaku, 72, 70-71(2017).

(25) “Precise synthesis of functionalized polyolefin by transition metal catalysis”
K. Nomura
PetroTech41(1), 20-23 (2018).

(26) “Olefin metathesis polymerization: Some recent developments in the precise polymerizations for synthesis of advanced materials (by ROMP, ADMET)”
Y. Chen, M. M. Abdellatif, K. Nomura
Tetrahedron, 74, 619-643 (2018). Invited submission.

(27) “Solution XAS analysis for exploring the active species in homogeneous vanadium complex catalysis”
K. Nomura, T. Mitsudome, K. Tsutsumi, S. Yamazoe
J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 87, 061014 (2018). Invited submission.

(28) “New olefin polymerization catalysts with titanium, vanadium”
K. Nomura
JACI news letter, 66, 7d (2018).

(29) “Synthesis of new polyolefins by newly designed early transition metal complex catalysts”
K. Nomura
Chemical industry, 69, 409-413 (2018).

(30) “(Imido)vanadium complex catalysts for efficient ring-opening metathesis polymerization of cyclic olefins”
K. Nomura, H. Hayashibara
Kobunshi ronbunshu75(6), 543-550 (2018). Special Issue in Polyolefin

(31) “Precise synthesis of integranted conjugated polymers with unique optical properties by exclusive end-modification”
K. Nomura
Function & Materials, 38(9), 29-36 (2018). Special Issue

(32) “Design of molecular catalysts for efficient ring-opening metathesis polymerization of cyclic olefins”
K. Nomura
Shokubai (Catalyst & Catalysis)61, 144-149 (2019). Special Issue

(33) “(Arylimido)vanadium(V)-alkylidene complexes as catalysts for ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP) of cyclic olefins: Ligand design for exhibiting the high activity”
K. Nomura, S. Chaimongkolkunasin
Chin. J. Polym. Soc.87, 943-950 (2019). Invited feature article for special issue of “The 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Prof. Shi-Lin Yang”

(34) “Well-defined end-functionalized conjugated polymers/oligomers exhibiting unique emission properties through the end-groups: The exclusive synthesis by combined olefin metathesis with Wittig-type coupling”
K. Nomura
Macromol. Mater. Eng., 304, 1900307 (2019). Invited feature article for special ICAPPP2018 issue (30th anniversary of the Petroleum and Petrochemical College, Chulalongkorn University).

(35) “Direct observation of catalytically active species In reaction solution by X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS)”
K. Nomura, T. Mitsudome, S. Yamazoe
Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., 58, 100502 (2019). Invited submission, Selected Topics in Applied Physics (STAP) Review

(36) “Solution X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS) for analysis of catalytically active species in reactions with ethylene by homogeneous (imido)vanadium(V) complexes – Al cocatalyst systems”
K. Nomura
Catalysts, 9, 1016 (2019). Invited submission

(37) “Solution XANES and EXAFS analysis of active species of titanium, vanadium complex catalysts in ethylene polymerisation/dimerisation and syndiospecific styrene polymerisation”
J. Yi, N, Nakatani, K. Nomura
Dalton Trans., 49, 8008-8028 (2020). Perspective (Invited) Backside cover


(24) “Intrduction: Basic concepts and a brief histry of organic Redox systems”
T. Nishinaga, Organic redox systems: Synthesis, properties, and applications, T. Nishinaga Ed. Wiley, Hoboken NJ, 1-12 (2016).

(25) “Cationic oligothiophenes:p-Doped polythiophene models and application”
T. Nishinaga, Organic redox systems: Synthesis, properties, and applications, T. Nishinaga Ed. Wiley, Hoboken NJ, 383-410 (2016).

(26) “Acyclic diene metathesis (ADMET) polymerization for precise synthesis of defect-free conjugated polymers with well-defined chain ends”
T. Haque, K. Nomura
Feature Papers to Celebrate the Landmarks of Catalysts, K. Hohn (Ed.), MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland, 124-143 (2016).

(27) “ハーフチタノセン触媒による環状オレフィン系共重合体の精密合成”
K. Nomura
「次世代ポリオレフィン総合研究」, 郷 茂夫, 寺野 稔(編), 10, 54-58 (2016).

(28) “π共役系と色素”
T. Nishinaga
化学結合論 -分子の構造と機能, 橋本健朗 編著, 放送大学教育振興会, 149-162 (2017).

(29) “分子結晶と有機半導体”
T. Nishinaga
化学結合論 -分子の構造と機能, 橋本健朗 編著, 放送大学教育振興会, 163-177 (2017).

(30) “Synthesis and reaction chemistry of alkylidene complexes with titanium, zirconium, vanadium, and niobium: Effective catalysts for olefin metathesis polymerization and the other organic transformations”
S. Zhang, W. Zhang, K. Nomura
Adv. Organomet. Chem, 68, 93-136 (2017). Invited submission. (S.Z., W.Z.: equal contribution as the first author)

(31) “溶液X線吸収微細構造(XAFS)解析によるバナジウム触媒の構造解析: エチレン二量化・重合に有効なイミド配位バナジウム触媒を事例に”
K. Nomura
「次世代ポリオレフィン総合研究」, 郷 茂夫, 寺野 稔(編), 11, 58-62 (2017).

(32) “Olefin polymerization by vanadium complex catalysts”
K. Nomura, X. Hou
Handbook of Transition Metal Polymerization Catalysts (2nd Ed.), Ray Hoff (Ed.), Wiley, 313-338 (2018).

(33) “バナジウム錯体触媒によるオレフィン重合・二量化反応 高性能分子触媒の創製と活性種解析”
K. Nomura, H. Hayashibara
触媒技術の動向と展望2018, 触媒学会(編), 84-96 (2018).

(34) “高性能分子触媒の設計とオレフィン系ポリマーの耐熱、透明性向上”
K. Nomura
高耐熱樹脂の開発事例集, 技術情報協会(編), 258-266 (2018).

(35) “マテリアルサイエンス有機化学―基礎と機能材料への展開―第2版”
M. Iyoda, K. Yokoyama, T. Nishinaga

(36) “オレフィンメタセシス重合”
(著書分担)基礎高分子科学, 高分子学会(編), 東京化学同人 (2020).

(37) “溶液X線吸収微細構造(XAFS)解析によるバナジウム触媒の活性種解析:イミド配位バナジウム触媒によるエチレン重合”
「次世代ポリオレフィン総合研究」, 郷 茂夫, 寺野 稔(編), 12, 50-54  (2018).

(38) “アニオン性ボレート含有N-ヘテロ環状カルベン(WCA-NHC)配位子を有するイミド配位バナジウム錯体:新しい高活性エチレン重合触媒”
K. Nomura
「次世代ポリオレフィン総合研究」, 郷 茂夫, 寺野 稔(編), 13, 42-46 (2019).

(39) “Vanadium catalysed olefin metathesis and related chemistry”
K. Nomura
Vanadium Catalysis, A. Pombeiro et al. (Eds.), RSC Publishing, 417-445 (2020). Invited



(10) “Asian Polyolefin Workshop 2015 (APO2015)”
K. Nomura
触媒技術の動向と展望2016, 触媒学会(編), 287-288 (2016).

(11) “時評: 第119回触媒討論会(首都大学東京)の開催に際して”
K. Nomura
Shokubai59, 1 (2017).

(12) “Ligand effect in (imido)vanadium-alkylidene complexes for olefin metathesis polymerization”
S. Chaimongkolkunasin, X. Hou, K. Nomura
Shokubai(Catalysts and Catalysis), 59(B), 59-61 (2017).