1.Original Papers
(163) “Synthesis of amorphous ethylene copolymers with 2-vinylnaphthalene, 4-vinylbiphenyl and 1-(4-vinylphenyl)naphthalene”
H. Aoki, K. Nomura
Macromolecules54, 83-93 (2021).  

(164) “Light-assisted catalytic hydrogenation of carbon dioxide at a low pressure by a dinuclear iridium polyhydride complex”
A. Takahashi, M. Mishima, K. Nomura, A. Inagaki
Organometallics, 40, 98-101 (2021).

(165) “Theoretical study of reaction mechanism for half-titanocene-catalyzed styrene polymerization, ethylene polymerization, and styrene-ethylene copolymerization: Roles of the neutral Ti(III) and the cationic Ti(IV) species”
J. Yi, N. Nakatani, N. Tomotsu, K. Nomura, M. Hada
Organometallics, 40, 643-653 (2021).

(166) “Synchronization in chirogenesis: Co-colloids of p-conjugated homopolymers with helical Si-Si bond copolymers in optofluidic media”
M. Fujiki, S. Okazaki, N. A. Abdul Rahim, T. Yamada, K. Nomura
Symmetry13, 594 (2021). Special issue (invitation), Chiral Auxiliaries and Chirogenesis II

(167) “Ethylene copolymerization with limonene, β-pinene: New bio-based polyolefins prepared by coordination polymerization”
K. Kawamura, K. Nomura
Macromolecules54, 4693-4703 (2021).  

(168) “Ring opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP) of norbornenes by
(arylimido)niobium(V)-alkylidene catalysts, Nb(CHSiMe3)(NAr)[OC(CF3)3](PMe3)2
K. Chatchaipaiboon, K. Nomura
J. Jpn. Petrol. Inst.64, 238-244 (2021).  Special issue (invitation)

(169) “Effect of para-substituents in ethylene copolymerizations with 1-decene, 1-dodecene, and with 2-methyl-1-pentene using phenoxide modified half-titanocenes–MAO catalyst systems”
S. Kitphaitun, Q. Yan, K. Nomura
Chem. Open10, 867-876 (2021).  Special issue, virtual collection with all the journals of ChemistryEurope, International Symposium on Homogeneous Catalysis (invitation)

(170) “Vanadium(V) arylimido alkylidene N-heterocyclic carbene alkyl and perhalophenoxy alkylidenes for the cissyndiospecific ring opening metathesis polymerization of norbornene”
Y. Kawamoto, I. Elser, M. R. Buchmeiser, K. Nomura
Organometallics40, 2017-2022 (2021).

(171) “Ethylene-norbornene-1-octene terpolymers with high 1-octene content, molar masses, tunable Tg values, in high yield by half-titanocene catalysts”
L. Boggioni, H. Harakawa, S. Losio, K. Nomura, I. Tritto
Polym. Chem.12, 4372-4383 (2021).

(172) “Synthesis of semi-crystalline long chain aliphatic polyesters by ADMET copolymerization of dianhydro-D-glucityl bis(undec-10-enoate) with 1,9-decadiene and tandem hydrogenation”
M. Kojima, M. M. Abdellatif, K. Nomura
Catalysts,11,1098-1106 (2021). Special issue in Catalysis in Plastics for the 21st Century (invited submission)

(173) “Ethylene/myrcene copolymer as new bio-based elastomers prepared by coordination polymerization using titanium catalysts”
S. Kitphaitun, S. Chaimongkolkunasin, J. Manit, R. Makino, J. Kadota, H. Hirano, K. Nomura
Macromolecules, 54, accepted (2021).

(38) “Recent developments in Z-selective olefin metathesis reactions by molybdenum, tungsten, ruthenium, and vanadium catalysts”
K. Dawood, K. Nomura
Adv. Synth. Catal.363, 1970-1997 (2021). Introduced as VIP (Very Important Paper), front cover

(39) “Synthesis of bio-based aliphatic polyesters from plant oils by efficient molecular catalysis: A selected survey from recent reports”
K. Nomura, N. W. Binti Awang
ACS Sustainable Chem. & Eng., 9, 5485-5505 (2021).  Perspective, cover article, Most Read Article 


(40) “Vanadium”
K. Nomura
Comprehensive Coordination Chemistry III, Elsevier, vol. 4, pp. 237-298 (2021). Invited

(41) “Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization”, “Acyclic Diene Metathesis Polymerization”
K. Nomura
(著書分担)現代有機合成のための触媒反応, 有機合成化学協会(編), 東京化学同人 (2021).

(42) “Ethylene oligomerization”, “Vinyl addition polymerization of cyclic olefins”
K. Nomura
(著書分担)触媒総合辞典, 触媒学会(編), 朝倉書店 (2021).

(43) “Organometallic complexes of Group 5 metals with Metal-Carbon Sigma and Multiple Bonds ”
K. Nomura
Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry IV, Elsevier, in press (2021). invited


(13) “Journal of the Japan Petroleum Institute
K. Nomura
Petrotech, 44, 73 (2021).