1.Original Papers

(1) “Structural, electronic and magnetic properties of Cu(II) complexes of 2-substituted tropones bearing ferrocenyl group at 5-position”
T. Nishinaga, T. Aono, E. Isomura, S. Watanabe, Y. Miyake, A. Miyazaki, T. Enoki, H. Miyasaka, H. Otani, M. Iyoda
Dalton Trans., 39, 2293-2300 (2010).

(2) “Cyclic tetrathiophenes planarized by silicon and sulfur bridges bearing antiaromatic cyclooctatetraene core: Syntheses, structures, and properties”
T. Ohmae, T. Nishinaga, M. Wu, M. Iyoda
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132, 1066-1074 (2010). Highlighted in Synfacts

(3) “1-Hexene polymerization by Cp*TiX2(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3) [X: Me, Cl] in the presence of MAO-, MMAO-modified carbonaceous materials”
M. Hofman, K. Nomura,
J. Mol. Catal. A, 319, 85-91 (2010).

(4) “Highyl efficient dimerization of ethylene by (imido)vanadium complexes containing (2-anilidomethyl)pyridine ligand: Notable ligand effect toward activity and selectivity”
S. Zhang, K. Nomura,
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132, 4960-4965 (2010).

(5) “Mono- and bis-amidinate 2,6-xylylimido vanadium chlorides: synthesis, structure, and reactivity”
S. Aharonovich, M. Botoshansky, B. Tumanskii, K. Nomura, R. M. Waymouth, M. S. Eisen,
Dalton Trans., 39, 5463-5469 (2010).

(6) “Synthesis and properties of octithiophene dication sterically segregated by annelation with bicyclo[2.2.2]octene units”
T. Nishinaga, D. Yamazaki, M. Tateno, M. Iyoda, K. Komatsu
Materials, 3, 2037–2052 (2010).
Invited to the special issue “Conjugated Oligomers” Guest Editor Herbert Meier

(7) “Synthesis of bitetrathiafulvalenes with FeCl3-mediated homo-coupling of tetrathiafulvalenylmagnesium bromide and formation of nanostructures from bitetrathiafulvalenes having long alkylthio chains”
Y. Honna, E. Isomura, H. Enozawa, M. Hasegawa, M. Takase, T. Nishinaga, M. Iyoda
Tetrahedron Lett., 51, 679-682 (2010).

(8) “A facile, controlled synthesis of soluble star polymers containing a sugar residue by ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP)”
H. Otani, S. Fujita, Y. Watanabe, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
Macromol. Symp., 293, 53-57 (2010). Special symposium issue for the 18th International Symposium on Olefin Metathesis and Related Chemistry (ISOM XVIII)

(9) “Hetero-bimetallic complexes of titanatranes with aluminum alkyls: Synthesis, structural analysis, and their use in catalysis for ethylene polymerization”
Gurubasavaraj, M. P., K. Nomura
Organometallics., 29, 3500-3506 (2010).

(10) “Star-shaped oligothiphenes with unique photophysical properties and nanostructures”
T. Narita, M. Takase, T. Nishinaga, M. Iyoda, K. Kamada, K. Ohta
Chem. Eur. J., 16, 12108-12113 (2010). Inside cover

(11) “Biradical character of linear p-conjugated oligomer dications composed of thiophene, pyrrole and methylthio end-capping units”
Nishinaga, M. Tateno, M. Fujii, W. Fujita, M. Takase, M. Iyoda
Org. Lett., 12, 5374-5377 (2010).

(12) “McMurry coupling of diformyldithienylacetylene: Synthesis of [24]-, [36]-, and [48]-annulenes composed of thiophene, acetylene, and ethylene units”
M. Iyoda, P. Huang, T. Nishiuchi, M. Takase, T. Nishinaga
Heterocycles, 82, 1143-1149 (2011).

(13) “Self-assembly and nanostructure formation of amphiphilic 4,5-bis(2-pyridylethynyl)tetrathiafulvalenes”
E. Isomura, T. Nishinaga, M. Iyoda
Supramol. Chem., 23, 304-309 (2011).

(14) “Ethylene polymerization by phenoxy substituted tris(pyrazolyl)borate Ti(IV) methyl complexes”
S. Hasumi, K. Itagaki, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
Macromolecules, 44, 773-776 (2011).

(15) “1,2-C-H Activation of benzene promoted by (arylimido)vanadium(V)-alkylidene complexes: Isolation of the alkylidene, benzyne complexes”
S. Zhang, M. Tamm, and K. Nomura
Organometallics, 30, 2712-2720 (2011). Cover Article

(16) “Olefin polymerization by half-titanocenes containing hapto2-pyrazolato ligands – MAO catalyst systems”
K. Nomura, H. Fukuda, S. Katao, M. Fujiki, H.-Y. Kim, D.-H. Kim, I. Saeed
Macromolecules, 44, 1986-1998 (2011).

(17) “Precise synthesis of poly(fluorene-2,7-vinylene)s containing oligo(thiophene)s at the chain ends: Unique emission properties by the end functinalization”
S. Kuwabara, N. Yamamoto, P. M. V. Sharma, K. Takamizu, M. Fujiki, Y. Geerts, K. Nomura
Macromolecules, 44, 3705-3711 (2011).

(18) “Effect of ligand substituents in olefin polymerisation by half-sandwich titanium complexes containing monoanionic iminoimidazolidide ligands – MAO catalyst systems”
K. Nomura, H. Fukuda, S. Katao, M. Fujiki, H.-J. Kim, D.-H. Kim, S. Zhang
Dalton Trans., 40, 7842-7849 (2011).

(19) “Unique reactivity od (arylimido)vanadium(V)-alkyl complexes with phenols: Fast phenoxy ligand exchange in the presence of vanadium(V)-alkyls”
K. Nomura, Y. Matsumoto
Organometallics, 30, 3610-3618 (2011).

(20) “Synthesis of (adamantylimido)vanadium(V)-alkyl complexes containing aryloxo ligands and their use as the catalyst precursors for ring-opening metathesis polymerization of norbornene and ring-opening polymerization of tetrahydrofuran”
K. Suzuki, Y. Matsumoto, K. Nomura
J. Organomet. Chem., 696, 4057-4063 (2011). Special issue (invited submission), Small molecule activation and catalysis using metal carbon multiple bonds dedicated to Prof. K. Caulton.

(21) “Synthesis and nanostructures of cyclic triphenylenetrimers having long alkyl and alkoxy side chains”
Y. Hanai, M. J. Rahman, J. Yamakawa, M. Takase, T. Nishinaga, M. Hasegawa, K. Kamada, M. Iyoda
Chem. Asian J., 6, 2940-2945 (2011).

(22) “Structural, optical, and electronic properties of a series of 3,4-propylenedioxythiophene oligomers in neutral and various oxidation state”
C. Lin, T. Endo, M. Takase, M. Iyoda, T. Nishinaga
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 11339-11350 (2011).

(23) “Star-shaped pyrrole-fused tatrathiafulvalene oligomers: Synthesis and redox, self-assembling, and conductive properties”
M. Takase, N. Yoshida, T. Nishinaga, M. Iyoda
Org. Lett., 13, 3896-3899 (2011).

(24) “Synthesis and structural, electronic, optical and FET properties of thiophene-pyrrole mixed hexamers end-capped with phenyl and pentafluorophenyl groups”
T., Nishinaga, T. Miyata, M. Tateno, M. Koizumi, M. Takase, M. Iyoda, N. Kobayashi, Y. Kunugi
J. Mater. Chem., 21, 14959-14966 (2011).

(25) “Precise synthesis of amphiphilic multiblock copolymers by combination of acyclic diene metathesis (ADMET) polymerization with atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP) and click chemistry”
K. Nomura, M. M. Abdellatif
ACS Macro Lett., 1, 423-427 (2012).

(26) “Sterically congested pyrrole-fused tetrathiafulvalene decamers as highly conductive amorphous molecular materials”
M. Takase, N. Yoshida, T. Narita, T. Fujio. T. Nishinaga, M. Iyoda
RSC Adv., 2, 3221-3224 (2012).

(27) “Synthesis and controlled self-assembly of covalently linked hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene / perylene diimide dyads as models to study fundamental energy- and electron transfer processes”
L. F. Dössel, V. Kamm, I. A. Howard, F. Laquai, W. Pisula, X. Feng, C. Li, M. Takase, T. Kudernac, S. De Feyter, K. Müllen,
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, in press (2012).

(28) “Synthesis of oligo(thiophene) coated star shape ROMP polymers: Unique emission properties by the precise integration of functionality”
K. Takamizu, K. Nomura,
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 7892-7895 (2012).

(29) “Ethylene dimerization/polymerization catalyzed by (adamantylimido)vanadium(V) complexes containing (2-anilidomethyl)pyridine ligands: Factors affecting the ethylene reactivity”
A. Igarashi, S. Zhang, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 31, 3575-3581 (2012).

(30) “Effect of cocatalyst in ethylene/styrene copolymerization by aryloxo-modified half-titanocene – cocatalyst systems for exclusive synthesis of copolymers under high styrene concentration conditions”
K. Nomura, N. Suzuki, D.-H. Kim, H. J. Kim
Macromol. Reac. Eng., 6, 351-356 (2012).

(31) “Chiral optofluidics: Gigantic circularly polarized light enhancement of all-trans-poly(9,9-di-n-octylfluoerene-2,7-vinylene) during mirror-symmetry-breaking aggregation by optically tuning fluidic media”
M. Fujiki, A. Jalilah, N. Suzuki, M. Taguchi, W. Zhang, M. M. Abdellatif, K. Nomura
RSC Adv., 2, 6663-6671 (2012).

(32) “Use of pyridine coated star shape ROMP polymers as the supported ligand for Ru-catalyzed chemoselective hydrogen transfer reductin of ketone”
K. Nomura, K. Tanaka, S. Fujita
Organometallics, 31, 5074-5080 (2012).

(33) “Ring-opening polymerization of THF by aryloxo-modified (imido)vanadium(V)-alkyl complexes and ring-opening metathesis polymerization by highly active V(CHSiMe3)(NAd)(OC6F5)(PMe3)2”
K. Nomura, K. Suzuki, S. Katao, Y. Matsumoto
Organometallics, 31, 5114-5120 (2012).

(34) “Ethylene copolymerization by half-titanocenes containing imidazolin-2-iminato ligands – MAO catalyst systems”
K. Nomura, H. Fukuda, W. Apisuk, A. G. Trambitas, B. Kitiyanan, M. Tamm
J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem., 363-364, 501-511 (2012).

(35) “Syntheses, molecular structures, and antiviral activities of 1- and 2-(20-deoxy-D-ribofuranosyl)cyclohepta[d][1,2,3]triazol-6(1H)-ones and 1-(20-deoxy-D-ribofuranosyl)cyclohepta[b]pyrrol-8(1H)-one”
T. Nakazawa, T. Ohmae, M. Fujimuro, M. Ito, T. Nishinaga, M. Iyoda
Tetrahedron, 68, 5368-5374 (2012).

(36) “Synthesis and structural analysis of phenoxy-substituted half-titanocenes with different anionic ligands,Cp*TiX(Y)(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3): Effect of anionic ligands (X,Y) in ethylene/styrene copolymerization”
K. Nomura, S. Pracha, K. Phomphrai, S. Katao, D.-H. Kim, H.-Y. Kim, N. Suzuki
J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem.365, 136-145 (2012).

(37) “Effect of terminal aryloxo ligands in ethylene polymerization using titanatranes of the type, [Ti(OAr)(O-2,4-R2C6H2) -6-CH2}3N]: Synthesis and structural analysis of the hetero-bimetallic complexes of titanatranes with AlMe3”
Y. Takii, M. P. Gurubasavaraj, S. Katao, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 31, 8237-8248 (2012).

(38) “Self-Assembly, Chromic Properties, and Nanostructure Formation of Tetrathiafulvalene-fused Dodecadehydro[18]annulenes”
H. Enozawa, T. Takahashi, T. Nishinaga, T. Kato, M. Hasegawa, M. Iyoda
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 85, 1120–1137 (2012). Selected Papers

(39) “Ethylene polymerization using (imino)vanadium(V) dichloride complexes containing (anilido)methyl-pyridine, – quinoline ligands – halogenated Al alkyls catalyst systems”
A. Igarashi, W. Zhang, W.-H. Sun, K. Nomura
Catalysts, 3, 148-156 (2013).

(40) “Synthesis and structural analysis of (imido)vanadium(V) complexes containing chelate (anilido)methyl-imine ligands: Ligand effect in ethylene dimerization”
K. Nomura, A. Igarashi, S. Katao, W. Zhang, W.-H. Sun
Inorg. Chem., 52, 2607-2614 (2013).

(41) “Efficient ethylene/norbornene copolymerization by half-titanocenes containing imidazolin-2-iminato ligands – MAO catalyst systems”
W. Apisuk, A. G. Trambitas, B. Kitiyanan, M. Tamm, K. Nomura
J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 51, 2575-2580 (2013).

(42) “Efficient terpolymerization of ethylene and styrene with alfa-olefins by aryloxo modified half-titanocene-based catalysts – cocatalyst systems”
W. Apisuk, N. Suzuki, H.-J. Kim, D.-H. Kim, B. Kitiyanan, K. Nomura
J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 51, 2565-2574 (2013).

(43) “Introduction of reactive functionality by incorporation of divinylbiphenyl in ethylene copolymerization with styrene or 1-hexene using aryloxo-modified half-titanocenes – MAO catalysts”
W. Apisuk, B. Kitiyanan, H.-J. Kim, D.-H. Kim, K. Nomura
J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 51, 2581-2587 (2013). Inside front cover

(44) “Syntheses, photophysical properties, and reactivities of novel bichromophoric Pd complexes composed of Ru(II)polypyridyl and naphthyl moieties”
K. Murata, M. Araki, A. Inagaki, M. Akita
Dalton Trans., 42(19), 6989-7001(2013).

(45) “Precise synthesis of end-functionalized oligo(2,5-dialkoxy-1,4-phenylene vinylene)s with controlled repeat units via combined olefin metathesis and Wittig-type coupling”
M. M. Abdellatif, K. Nomura
Org. Lett., 15, 1618-1621 (2013).

(46) “Solvent-induced crystalline state emission and multi chromism of a bent π-surface system composed of dibenzocyclooctatetraene units”
T. Nishiuchi, K. Tanaka, Y. Kuwatani, J. Sung, T. Nishinaga, D. Kim, M. Iyoda
Chem. Eur. J., 19, 4110-4116 (2013). Frontispiece

(47) “Steric control in the π-dimerization of oligothiophene radical cations annelated with bicyclo[2.2.2]octene units”
M. Tateno, M. Takase, M. Iyoda, K. Komatsu, T. Nishinaga
Chem. Eur. J., 19, 5457-5467 (2013).

(48) “Antiaromatic planar cyclooctatetraene: a strategy for developing ambipolar semiconductors for field effect transistors”
T. Nishinaga, T. Ohmae, K. Aita, M. Takase, M. Iyoda, T. Arai, Y. Kunugi
Chem. Commun., 49, 5354–5356 (2013). Inside front cover

(49) “Revelation of the photoactive species in the photocatalytic dimerization of α-methylstyrene by a dinuclear ruthenium-palladium complex”
K. Murata, A. Inagaki, M. Akita, J.-F. Halet, K. Costuas
Inorg. Chem., 52(14), 8030–8039 (2013).

(50) “Manganese(II) semiquinonato and manganese(III) catecholato complexes with tridentate ligand: modeling the substrate-binding state of manganese-dependent catechol dioxygenase and reactivity with molecular oxygen”
H. Komatsuzaki, A. Shiota, S. Hazawa, M. Itoh, N. Miyamura, N. Miki, Y. Takano, J. Nakazawa, A. Inagaki, M. Akita, S. Hikichi
Chem. Asian J., 8, 1115-1119 (2013).

(51) “Pyrrole-fused azacoronene family: The influence of replacement with dialkoxybenzenes on the optical and electronic properties in neutral and oxidized states”
M. Takase, T. Narita, W. Fujita, M. S. Asano, T. Nishinaga, H. Benten, K. Yoza, K. Müllen
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135, 8031-8040 (2013).

(52) “Donor-acceptor segregated paracyclophanes composed of naphthobipyrrole and stacked fluoroarenes”
M. Takase, A. Inabe, Y. Sugawara, W. Fujita, T. Nishinaga, K. Nomura
Org. Lett., 15, 3202–3205 (2013).

(53) “Structure-dependent electronic natures of star-shaped oligothiophenes probed by ensemble and single-molecule spectroscopy”
H. Chung, T. Narita, J. Yang, P. Kim, M. Takase, M. Iyoda, D. Kim
Chem. Eur. J., 19, 9699-9709 (2013).

(54) “Synthesis, structural analysis of the hetero-bimetallic complexes MMe[(O-2,4-tBu2C6H2-6-CH2)2(μ2-O-2,4-tBu2C6H2-6-CH2)N][Me2Al(μ2-OiPr)] [M = Zr, Hf] and their use in catalysis for ethylene polymerization”
Y. Takii, A. Inagaki, K. Nomura
Dalton Trans., 42, 11632-11639 (2013).

(55) “Synthesis of binuclear phenoxyimino organoaluminum complexes and their use as the catalyst precursors for efficient ring-opening polymerisation of ε-caprolactone”
H.-L. Han, Y. Liu, J. Liu, K. Nomura, Y.-S. Li
Dalton Trans., 42, 12346-12353 (2013).

(56) “Dithieno[3,4-b:3’,4’-d]thiophene-annelated antiaromatic planar cyclooctatetraene with olefinic protons”
K. Aita, T. Ohmae, M. Takase, K. Nomura, H. Kimura, T. Nishinaga
Org. Lett., 15, 3522–3525 (2013).

(57) “Effect of substituents on the structure, stability, and π-dimerization of dithienylpyrrole radical cations”
T. Nishinaga, T. Kageyama, M. Koizumi, K. Ando, M. Takase, M. Iyoda
J. Org. Chem., 78, 9205–9213 (2013).

(58) “Precise synthesis of poly(fluorene vinylene)s capped with chromophores: Efficient fluorescent polymers modified by conjugation length and end-groups”
K. Takamizu, A. Inagaki, K. Nomura
ACS Macro Lett., 2, 980-984 (2013). Most Read Article

(59) “Precise one-pot synthesis of end-functionalized conjugated multi-block copolymers via combined olefin metathesis and Wittig-type coupling”
K. Nomura, T. Haque, T. Onuma, F. Hajjaj, M. S. Asano, A. Inagaki
Macromolecules, 46, 9563-9574 (2013).

(60) “Synthesis and structural analysis of (imido)vanadium(V) dichloride complexes containing imidazolin-2-iminato- and imidazolidin-2-iminato ligands, and their use as catalyst precursors for ethylene (co)polymerization”
K. Nomura, B. K. Bahuleyan, S. Zhang, P. M. V. Sharma, S. Katao, A. Igarashi, A. Inagaki, M. Tamm
Inorg. Chem., 53, 607-623 (2014).

(61) “Synthesis of trinuclear Pd-Ru-Pd porphyrin complexes with axially ligated Pd centers. Prominent metal-to-ligand charge transfer band in the visible region”
Y. Yasu, A. Inagaki, M. Akita
J. Organomet. Chem., 753, 48-54 (2014).

(62) “Synthesis of (imido)vanadium(V) complexes containing 8-(2,6-dimethylanilide)-5,6,7-trihydroquinoline ligands: Highly active catalyst pecursors for ethylene dimerization”
X.-Y. Tang, A. Igarashi, W.-H. Sun, A. Inagaki, J. Liu, W. Zhang, Y.-S. Li, and K. Nomura
Organometallics, 33, 1053-1060 (2014). (X.-Y. Tang and A. Igarashi: euqal contribution as the first author) Most Read Article

(63) “Synthesis of highly conjugated dinuclear Ru complexes bridged by a novel N2-N3 ligand and their application in photocatalytic oxygenation of sulfides”
K. Kozawa, A. Inagaki, M. Akita
Chem. Lett., 43, 290-292 (2014).

(64) “Vibrational spectroscopy at the excited triplet state in [Ru(bpy)2(bpm)]2+ and [Ru(bpy)3]2+”
T. Mukuta, N. Fukazawa, K. Murata, A. Inagaki, M. Akita, S. Tanaka, S. Koshihara, K. Onda
Inorg. Chem., 53, 2481-2490 (2014).

(65) “Multifunctional π-expanded macrocyclicoligothiophene 6-mers and related macrocyclic oligomers”
M. Iyoda, K. Tanaka, H. Shimizu, M. Hasegawa, T. Nishinaga, T. Nishiuchi, Y.Kunugi, T. Ishida, H. Otani, H. Sato, K. Inukai, K. Tahara, Y. Tobe
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136, 2389-2396 (2014).

(66) “Diradical character of benzo- and naphtho-annelatedthiophene–pyrrole mixed oligomer dications”
T. Kageyama, S. Uneme, M. Takase, K. Nomura, T. Nishinaga
Aust. J. Chem., 67, 722-728 (2014). Front Image

(67) “Vanadyl di(5-t-butyl-2-(aryliminomethyl)quinolin-8-olate): Synthesis, characterization and their ethylene (co-)polymerization”
Q. Yan, Z. Sun, W. Zhang, K. Nomura, W.-H. Sun
Macromol. Chem. Phys., 215, 1744-1752 (2014). Special issue (invited submission), Continuing Innovation in Polyolefin Catalysis and Materials, dedicated to Prof. Minoru Terano

(68) “Efficient terpolymerization of ethylene and styrene with 1,7-octadiene by aryloxo modified half-titanocenes – cocatalyst systems: Efficient introduction of the reactive functionality”
W. Apisuk, K. Nomura
Macromol. Chem. Phys., 215, 1785-1791 (2014). Special issue (invited submission), Continuing Innovation in Polyolefin Catalysis and Materials, dedicated to Prof. Minoru Terano

(69) “Synthesis of well-defined oligo(2,5-dialkoxy-1,4-phenylene vinylene)s by combined olefin metathesis and Wittig-type coupling: Effect of conjugation repeat units and end groups toward optical properties”
M. M. Abdellatif, S. Yorsaeng, A. Inagaki, K. Nomura
Macromol. Chem. Phys., 215, 1973-1983 (2014). Special issue (invited submission). Precision Polymers

(70) “Synthesis and Conductive Properties of Gold Nanoparticles Protected by Partially Bicyclo[2.2.2]octene-Annelated and Methylthio End-Capped Oligothiophene Thiolates”
M. Tateno, M. Takase, T. Nishinaga
Chem. Mater., 26, 3804–3810 (2014).

(71) “Synthesis of (adamantylmido)vanadium(V)-alkyl, alkylidene complex trapped with PMe3: Reactions of the alkylidene complexes with phenols”
K. Hatagami, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 33(22), 6585–6592 (2014). Editor’s Choice

(72) “Synthesis of (imido)vanadium(V)-alkyl and -alkylidene complexes containing imidazolidin-2-iminato ligands: Effect of imido ligand on ROMP and 1,2-C-H bond activation of benzene”
K. Nomura, B. K. Bahuleyan, K. Tsutsumi, A. Igarashi
Organometallics, 33, 6682–6691 (2014).

(73) “Precise one-pot synthesis of fully conjugated end-functionalized star polymers containing poly(fluorene-2,7- vinylene) (PFV) arms”
K. Nomura, T. Haque, T. Miwata, A. Inagaki, K. Takamizu
Polym. Chem., 6, 380-388 (2015). Backside cover

(74) “Ethylene polymerisation and ethylene/norbornene copolymerisation by aryloxo-modified vanadium(V) complexes containing 2,6-difluoro-, dichloro-phenylimido complexes”
N. Diteepeng, X. Tang, X. Hou, Y.-S. Li, K. Phomphrai, K. Nomura
Dalton Trans., 44, 12273-12281 (2015). Special issue (invited submission). Earth abundant element compounds in homogeneous catalysis

(75) “Visible-light-controlled homo- and copolymerization of styrenes by bichromophoric Ir-Pd catalyst”
K. Murata, K. Saito, S. Kikuchi, M. Akita, A. Inagaki
Chem. Commun., 51, 5717-5720 (2015).

(76) “(Arylimido)vanadium(V)-alkylidene complexes containing fluorinated aryloxo, alkoxo ligands for fast living ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP), Highly cis-specific ROMP”
X. Hou, K. Nomura
J. Am. Chem. Soc.137, 4662-4665 (2015).

(77) “Efficient Synthesis, Structure, and Complexation Studies of Electron-Donating Thiacalix[n]dithienothiophene”
R. Inoue, M. Hasegawa, T. Nishinaga, K. Yoza, Y. Mazaki
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 54, 2734–2738 (2015).

(78) “Synthesis, Structures, and Photophysical Properties of π-Expanded Oligothiophene 8-Mers and Their Saturn-like C60 Complexes”
H. Shimizu, J. D. Cojal González, M. Hasegawa, T. Nishinaga, T. Haque, M. Takase, H. Otani, J. P. Rabe, M. Iyoda
J. Am. Chem. Soc.137, 3877-3885 (2015).

(79) “Synthesis and structural analysis of half-titanocenes containing 1,3-imidazolidin-2-iminato ligands: Effect of ligand substituents in ethylene (co)polymerization”
K. Nomura, H. Fukuda, H. Matsuda, S. Katao, S. Patamma
J. Organomet. Chem., 798, 375-383 (2015). Special issue (invited submission). Metal-Catalyzed Polymerization of Olefins

(80) “Synthesis of titanium complexes containing amine triphenolate ligand of the type, [TiX{(O-2,4-R2C6H2)-6-CH2}3N], and the Ti-Al hetero-bimetallic complexes with AlMe3: Effect of terminal donor ligand in ethylene polymerization”
K. Nomura, U. Tewasekson, Y. Takii
Organometallics, 34, 3272-3281 (2015).

(81) “C-C Bond Forming Reductive Elimination from Diarylplatinum Complexes Driven by Visible-Light-Mediated Photoredox Reaction”
Y. Shiba, A. Inagaki, M. Akita
Organometallics, 34, 4844-4853 (2015).

(82) “Synthesis of half-titanocenes containing 1,3-imidazolidin-2-iminato ligands of type, Cp*TiCl2[1,3-R2(CH2N)2C=N]: Highly active catalyst precursors in ethylene (co)polymerisation”
K. Nomura, S. Patamma, H. Matsuda, S. Katao, K. Tsutsumi, H. Fukuda
RSC Advances, 5, 64503-64513 (2015).

(83) “Time-resolved fluorescence spectra in the end-functionalized conjugated triblock copolymers consisting of poly(fluorene vinylene) and oligo(phenylene vinylene): Proposal of dynamical distortion in the excited state”
M. Asano, D. Kagota, H. Tahmina, M. Koinuma, A. Inagaki, K. Nomura
Macromolecules, 48, 6233-6240 (2015).

(84) “Synthesis and structural analysis of tungsten-carbonyl dimers bridged with oligo(2,5-dialkoxy-1,4-phenylene vinylene)s through pyridine coordination”
S. Yorsaeng, K. Tsutsumi, B. Kitiyanan, K. Nomura
Dalton Trans., 44, 16728-16736 (2015). Backside Cover

(85) “Synthesis of well-defined oligo(2,5-dialkoxy-1,4-phenylene vinylene)s with chiral end groups: Unique helical aggregations induced by the chiral chain ends”
S. Yorsaeng, Y. Kato, K. Tsutsumi, A. Inagaki, B. Kitiyanan, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
Chem. Eur. J., Commun., 21, 16764-16768 (2015).



(1) “New method for precise synthesis of Defect-Free conjugated polymers: Metal-catalyzed olefin metathesis polymerization”
K. Nomura
Fine Chemical, CMC Shuppan, 64-70 (2010).

(2) “Precise synthesis of polymers containing functional end groups by living ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP): Efficient tools for synthesis of block/graft copolymers”
K. Nomura, M. M. Abdellatif
Polymer, 51, 1861-1881 (2010). Feature article, Invited submission

(3) “Syndiospecific styrene polymerization and ethylene/styrene copolymerization using falf-titanocenes: Ligand effects and some mechanistic aspects”
K. Nomura
Catal. Surv. Asia, 14, 33-49 (2010). Account, Invited submission

(4) “(Imido)vanadium(V)-alkyl, -alkylidene complexes exhibiting unique reactivity towards olefins and alcohols”
K. Nomura, W. Zhang
Chem. Sci., 1, 161-173 (2010). Mini Review, Invited submission

(5) “Recent studies on the aromaticity and antiaromaticity of planar cyclooctatetraene”
T. Nishinaga, T. Ohmae, M. Iyoda
Symmetry, 2, 76-97 (2010). Review invited to the special issue “Aromaticity and Molecular Symmetry”
Guest Editor Paul v. R. Schleyer

(6) “New approaches in precise synthesis of polyolefins containing polar functionalities by olefin copolymerizations using transition metal catalysts”
K. Nomura
J. Synth. Org. Chem., Jpn.(有機合成化学協会誌), 68, 1150-1158 (2010). Mini Review, Invited submission

(7) “Nonbridged half-titanocene: Promising catalysts for precise synthesis of new polyolefins”
K. Nomura
Shokubai (Catalyst & Catalysis),52, 553-558 (2010). Feature Article, Invited submission Review (Account)

(8) “New approaches in precise synthesis of polyolefins containing polar functionalities by olefin copolymerizations using transition metal catalysts”
K. Nomura
J. Synth. Org. Chem., Jpn.(有機合成化学協会誌), 68, 1150-1158 (2010). Mini Review, Invited submission

(9) “Design of new generation vanadium complex catalysts for precise olefin polymerization”
K. Nomura, S. Zhang
Chem. Rev., 111, 2342-2362 (2011). Review, Invited submission, a special issue, Frontiers in Transition Metal Catalyzed Reactions

(10) “(Imido)vanadium complexes as efficient catalyst precursors for olefin polymerization/oligomerization”
S. Zhang, K. Nomura
Catal. Surv. Asia, 15, 127-133 (2011). Mini Review, Invited submission, Special issue for TOCAT6/APCAT5

(11) “Half-titanocenes for precise olefin polymerisation: Effects of ligand substituents and some mechanistic aspects”
K. Nomura, J. Liu
Dalton Trans., 40, 7666-7682 (2011). Perspective, Invited submission, a themed issue dedicated to d0 organometallics in catalysis Cover article

(12) “(Imido)vanadium-alkyl, alkylidene complexes exhibiting unique reactivities towards olefins, phenols, and benzene via 1,2-C-H bond activation”
K. Nomura
J. Chin. Chem. Soc., 59, 139-148 (2012). Mini Review, Invited submission中國化学会(台北) Cover picture

(13) “Recent progress for synthesis of advanced functional materials by olefin metathesis polymerization: Controlled synthesis of multi-block, brush, star polymers for precise placement/integration of functionality”
K. Nomura, K. Takamizu, T. Fujio
J. Synth. Org. Chem., Jpn., 71, 2-13 (2013). Mini Review

(14) “Half-titanocenes containing anionic ancillary donor ligands: Effective catalyst precursors for ethylene/styrene copolymerization”
K. Nomura
Catalysts, 3, 157-175 (2013).

(15) “Organometallic Photocatalysis Promoted by Visible Light (Sunlight) : Photo-redox Catalysis and Difunctional Dinuclear Catalyst System”
M. Akita, T. Koike, A. Inagaki
J. Synth. Org. Chem., Jpn., 72(5), 538-547 (2014).

(16) “A greener approach for synthesis of functinalized polyolefins by introducing reactive functionality into ethylene copolymers”
W. Apisuk, K. Tsutsumi, H.-J. Kim, D.-H. Kim, and K. Nomura
Green Sustain. Chem., 4, 133-143 (2014).

(17) “Precise synthesis of functionalized polyolefin by transition metal catalysis”
K. Nomura
Shokubai (Catalyst & Catalysis), 56, 300-305 (2014).

(18) “Acyclic diene metathesis (ADMET) polymerization for precise synthesis of defect-free conjugated polymers with well-defined chain ends”
T. Haque, K. Nomura
Catalysts, 5, 500-517 (2015).



(1) “Copolymerization of ethylene with styrene: Design of efficient transition metal complex catalysts”
K. Nomura
Syndiotactic Polystyrene – Synthesis, Characterization, Processing, and Applications, J. Schellenberg (Ed.), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., pp. 60-91 (2010).

(2) “Fully conjugated nano-sized macrocycles: Syntheses and versatile properties”
M. Takase, M. Iyoda
Conjugated Polymer Synthesis – Methods and Reactions, Y. Chujo (Ed.), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, pp 165-194 (2010).

(3) “レアメタル便覧” 高分子関連-重合反応

(4) “高性能バナジウム錯体触媒の設計・創製”
「次世代ポリオレフィン総合研究」, 郷 茂夫, 寺野 稔(編), 4, 113-116 (2010).

(5) “高分子合成反応の触媒”
「化学マスター講座<応用> 触媒化学」, 丸善出版(株), pp. 153-164 (2011).(著書分担)

(6) “Olefin metathesis in early transition metals”
K. Nomura
Catalyst Preparation Handbook, NTS, pp. 338-343 (2011). Book chapter

(7) “Olefin polymerization metallocene”
K. Nomura
Catalyst Preparation Handbook, NTS, pp. 365-369 (2011). Book chapter

(8) “Precise synthesis of polyolefins containing polar functionalities by olefin coordination copolymerizations using group 4 metal catalysts”
K. Nomura, S. M. Abdellatif
Polymer Synthesis, Nova Science Publihsers, Inc., New York, USA, in press (2011).

(9) “錯体化合物辞典”
朝倉書店, (2011).(著書分担)

(10) “Conjugated Molecular Belts Based on 3-D Benzannulene Systems”
M. Iyoda, Y. Kuwatani, T. Nishinaga, M. Takase, T. Nishiuchi
Fragments of Fullerenes and Carbon Nanotubes: Designed Synthesis, Unusual Reactions, and Coordination Chemistry (Eds. Petrukhina, M. A. and Scott, L. T.), John Wiley & Sons, Inc. NJ, 12, 311-342 (2011).

(11) “新しい高性能オレフィン重合触媒の創製:MAOの要らないチタン錯体触媒の設計・創製”
「次世代ポリオレフィン総合研究」, 日本ポリオレフィン総合研究会(編), 5, 48-51 (2011).

(12) “高分子合成触媒の研究における近年の変遷と今後の展望”
触媒技術の動向と展望2012,触媒学会(編),pp. 73-83 (2012). 触媒誌に転載 触媒, 54, 466-473 (2012).

(13) “Historical Stream, Trends and Outlook for Polymerization Catalysts”
K. Nomura
Special Edition for the 20th anniversary of publication of “Annual Survey of Catalytic Science and Technologies”, 触媒学会(編), pp. 80-91 (2012).

(14) “ハーフチタノセン錯体触媒による効率エチレン/スチレン共重合”
「次世代ポリオレフィン総合研究」, 日本ポリオレフィン総合研究会(編), 6, 48-51 (2012).

(15) “Recent progress in precise synthesis of polyolefins containing polar functionalities by transition metal catalysis”
K. Nomura, B. Kitiyanan
Advances in Organic Synthesis (Volume 3), Sarah A. Khan (Ed.), Bentham Science Publishers, pp174-194 (2013).

(16) “基礎から学ぶ有機化学”
伊與田正彦, 佐藤総一, 西長 亨, 三島正規

(17) “環状オレフィン系ポリマーの精密合成のための高性能分子触媒”
「次世代ポリオレフィン総合研究」, 郷 茂夫, 寺野 稔(編), 7, 44-48 (2013).

(18) “Olefin polymerization by half-metallocene catalyst”
K. Nomura, J. Liu
Lecture Notes in Chemistry series “Organometallic Reactions and Polymerization”, K. Osakada (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 51-88 (2014).

(19) “Olefin polymerization by non-metallocene catalysts (Early transition metals)”
K. Nomura, W. Zhang
Lecture Notes in Chemistry series “Organometallic Reactions and Polymerization”, K. Osakada (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 89-117 (2014).

(20) “オレフィン重合・二量化のための高性能バナジウム錯体触媒”
「次世代ポリオレフィン総合研究」, 郷茂 夫, 寺野 稔(編), 8, 48-52(2014).

(21) “ファインケミカル関連触媒の現状と展望”
触媒技術の動向と展望2015, 触媒学会(編), 279-283 (2015).

(22) “Planar Cyclooctatetraenes and Related Ring Systems: Antiaromaticity and Applications”
T. Nishinaga
Chemical Science ofπ-Electron Systems, T. Akasaka, A. Osuka, S. Fukuzumi, H. Kandori, Y. Aso (Eds.) Springer: Heidelberg Germany, 47-67 (2015).

(23) “高性能オレフィン重合触媒の創製:Imidazolidin-2-iminato配位子を有するハーフチタノセン錯体の合成とエチレン重合触媒機能”
「次世代ポリオレフィン総合研究」, 郷茂 夫, 寺野 稔(編), 9, 22-26 (2015).



(1) “高性能オレフィン重合チタン錯体触媒の設計・合成:MAOの要らない触媒設計”
野村琴広,Prabhuodeyara M. Gurubasavaraj,板垣浩司,藤木道也,蓮見真也
触媒, 52(2), 86-88 (2010).

(2) “首都大学東京への異動に際して”
触媒, 53, 58 (2011). フォーラム執筆

(3) “TOCAT6/APCAT5参加報告(重合触媒関連)”
野村琴広, 福田紘也
触媒技術の動向と展望2011, 触媒学会(編), p338 (2011).

(4) “ファインケミカルズ合成触媒”
触媒, 53, 321 (2011). 時評執筆

(5) “研究室紹介”
触媒, 54, 481 (2012).

(6) “非環式ジエンメタセシス重合”
有機合成化学協会誌(解説), 71, 64 (2013).

(7) “開環メタセシス重合‐”
有機合成化学協会誌(解説), 71, 64 (2013).

(8) “化学実験での観察力・考察力の大切さ”
高校生・化学宣言Part6, 中沢 浩, 松坂裕之(監修), 207-208 (2013).

(9) “研究室紹介‐北から南から- 首都大学東京理工学研究科分子物質化学専攻 有機化学研究室”
Organometallic News, 66-67 (2015).