Original Papers


  • M. Wang, K. Murata, Y. Koike, G. Jonusauskas, A. Furet, D. M. Bassani, D. Saito, M. Kato*, Y. Shimoda, K. Miyata, K. Onda*, K. Ishii*, “A Red-Light-Driven CO-Releasing Complex: Photoreactivities and Excited-State Dynamics of Highly Distorted Tricarbonyl Rhenium Phthalocyanines”, Chem. Eur. J. 2022, e202200716.DOI: 10.1002/chem.202200716. (Back cover)
  • N. Yoshimura, M. Yoshida, M. Kato, A. Kobayashi*, “Photocatalyst−Mediator Interface Modification by Surface-Metal 2 Cations of a Dye-Sensitized H2 Evolution”, Inorg. Chem202261, 11095–11102. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.2c00851.
  • H. Miyabe, M. Ujita, M. Nishio, T. Nakae, T. Usuki, M. Ikeya, C. Nishimoto, S. Ito, M. Hattori, S. Takeya, S. Hayashi, D. Saito, M. Kato, H. Nishihara, T. Yamada, Y. Yamanoi*, “A Series of D−A−D Structured Disilane-Bridged Triads: Structure 2 and Stimuli-Responsive Luminescence Studies”, J. Org. Chem202287, 8928–8938. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.2c00641
  • T. Shimamura, A. Kobayashi*, Y. Oaki, M. Yoshida, M. Kato, “Water Reduction Photocathodes Based on Ru Complex Dyes Covered with a Conjugated Polymer Nanosheet”, Energy & Fuels 2022, in press. DOI; 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.2c00859.
  • A. Kobayashi*, H. Otsuka, M. Yoshida, M. Kato, “Fabrication of Ru-dye-sensitized Photoanodes Composed of a Prussian White-Prussian Blue Heterojunction toward Water Oxidation”, Chem. Lett. 2022, online. DOI: 10.1246/cl.220184.
  • D. Saito, T. Galica, E. Nishibori, M. Yoshida, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato*, “Reversible and stepwise single-crystal-to-single-crystal transformation of a platinum(II) complex with vapochromic luminescence”, Chem. Eur. J. 2022, e202200703. DOI: 10.1002/chem.202200703. (Inside cover)
  • M. Yoshida*, V. Sääsk, D. Saito, N. Yoshimura, J. Takayama, S. Hiura, A. Murayama, K. Põhako-Esko, A. Kobayashi and M. Kato*, “Thermo- and Mechano-triggered Luminescence ON/OFF Switching by Supercooled Liquid/Crystal Transition of Platinum(II) Complex Thin Films”, Adv. Opt. Mater., 2022, 2102614. DOI: 10.1002/adom.202102614, 2102614.N. (Back cover)


  • Yoshimura, A. Kobayashi*, T. Kondo, R. Abe, M. Yoshida, M. Kato, “Interfacial Electron Flow Control by Double Nano-architectures for Efficient Ru-Dye-Sensitized Hydrogen Evolution from Water”, ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2021, 4, 14352–14362. DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.1c03028.
  • H. Otsuka, A. Kobayashi*, M. Yoshida, M. Kato, “Carbazole modification of Ruthenium Bipyridine–dicarboxylate Oxygen Evolution Molecular Catalyst”, Dalton Trans. 2021, 50, 16233–16241. DOI:  10.1039/d1dt02824c.
  • Nakayama*, M. Hijikata, H. Ohmagari, H. Tanaka, Y. Inazuka, D. Saito, S. Obata, K. Ohta, M. Kato*, H. Goto*, M. Hasegawa*, “Computational studies for crystal structures of helicate lanthanide complexes based on X-ray analyses”, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2021, 94, 2973–2981. DOI: 10.1246/bcsj.20210339. (BCSJ Award Article)
  • K. Ishii*, S. Takanohashi, M. Karasawa, K. Enomoto, Y. Shigeta,M. Kato*, “Meso-/Microscopic Single Particle Analyses of Vapochromic Solid State Crystallization in [Pt(CN)2(H2dcbpy)]”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2021, in press. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c06139. (Cover Picture)
  • M. Yoshida*, Y. Makino, T. Sasaki, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato*, “Elastic deformability and luminescence of crystals of polyhalogenated platinum(II)-bipyridine complexes”, CrystEngComm 202123, 5891–5898. DOI: 10.1039/D1CE00459J
  • A. Kobayashi*, E. Muramatsu, M. Yoshida, M. Kato*, “Two Excited State Collaboration of Heteroleptic Ir(III)-Coumarin Complexes for H2 Evolution Dye-Sensitized Photocatalysts”, Energies 202114, 2425. DOI: 10.3390/en14092425.
  • R. Yano, M. Yoshida*, T. Tsunenari, A. Sato-Tomita, S. Nozawa, Y. Iida, N. Matsunaga, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato*, “Vapochromic Behaviour of a Nickel(II)-quinonoid Complex with Dimensional Changes Between 1D and Higher”, Dalton Trans202150, 8696–8703. DOI: 10.1039/d1dt00269d (Back Cover)
  • A. Kobayashi*, S. Imada, D. Wang, Y. Nagao, M. Yoshida, M. Kato*, “Cooperative phenomenon of vapochromism and proton conduction of luminescent Pt(II) complexes for the visualisation of proton conductivity”, Faraday Discuss., 2021225,184–196. DOI: 10.1039/d0fd00001a


  • S. Kondo, N. Yoshimura, M. Yoshida, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato*, “Vapochromic luminescence of a spin-coated copper(I) complex thin film by the direct coordination of vapour molecules”, Dalton Trans2020, 49, 16946–16953. DOI: 10.1039/D0DT03167D
  • N. Yoshimura, A. Kobayashi*, M. Yoshida, M. Kato*, “Enhancement of Photocatalytic Activity for Hydrogen Production by Surface Modification of Pt-TiO2 Nanoparticles with a Double Layer of Photosensitizers”, Chem. Eur. J.202026,16939–16946. DOI: 10.1002/chem.202003990.
  • M. Kimura, M. Yoshida*, S. Fujii, A. Miura, K. Ueno, Y. Shigeta, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato*, “Liquid-liquid interface-promoted formation of a porous molecular crystal based on a luminescent platinum(II) complex”, Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 12989–12992. DOI: 10.1039/d0cc04164e
  • D. Saito, T. Ogawa, M. Yoshida, J. Takayama, S. Hiura, A. Murayama, A. Kobayashi, and M. Kato*, “Intense Red-Blue Luminescence Based on Superfine Control of Metal-Metal Interactions for Self-Assembled Platinum(II) Complexes”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed202059, 18723–18730. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202008383
  • A. Kobayashi*, T. Ehara, M. Yoshida, M. Kato*, “Quantitative thermal synthesis of Cu(I) coordination polymers that exhibit thermally activated delayed fluorescence” Inorg. Chem., 202059, 9511–9520. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c00341
  • J. Yanagisawa, T. Hiraoka, F. Kobayashi, D. Saito, M. Yoshida, M. Kato, F. Takeiri, G. Kobayashi, M. Ohba, L. F. Lindoy, R. Ohtani*, S. Hayami*, “Luminescent ionic liquid formed from a melted rhenium(V) cluster” Chem. Commun.202056, 7957–7960. DOI: 10.1039/d0cc02937h
  • N. Yoshimura, A. Kobayashi*, W. Genno, T. Okubo, M. Yoshida, M. Kato*, “Photosensitizing Ruthenium(II)-Dye Multilayers: Photoinduced Charge Separation and Back Electron Transfer Suppression” Sustain. Energy Fuels 20204, 3450–3457. DOI: 10.1039/d0se00151a
  • M. Nakagaki, S. Aono, M. Kato, S. Sakaki*, “Delocalization of Excited State and Emission Spectrum of Platinum(II) Bipyridine Complex in Crystal: Periodic QM/MM Study.” J. Phys. Chem. C2020124, 10453–10461. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b11559
  • C. Wakasugi, M. Yoshida*, W. M. C. Sameera, Y. Shigeta, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato*, “Bright Luminescent Platinum(II)-biaryl Emitters Synthesized Without Air-sensitive Reagents”, Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 26, 5449–5448. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201905821
  • S. Hanprasit, N. Yoshinari, D. Saito, M. Kato, T. Konno*, “Homoleptic versus heteroleptic trinuclear systems with mixed L-cysteinate and D-penicillaminate regulated by a diphosphine linker”, Dalton Trans., 202049, 3503–3509. DOI: 10.1039/d0dt00440e
  • M. Yoshida*, S. Yanagida, D. Saito, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato*, “Aromatic versus Aliphatic α-Diimine Ligands in Heteroleptic Copper(I) Emitters: Photophysical and Electrochemical Properties”, Anal. Sci. 2020, 36, 67–73. DOI: 10.2116/analsci.19SAP07
  • T. Ogawa, W. M. C. Sameera, M. Yoshida, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato*, “Phosphorescence properties of anionic cyclometalated platinum(II) complexes with fluorine-substituted tridentate diphenylpyridine in the solid state”, Chem. Phys. Lett., 2020739, 137024. DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2019.137024


  • A. Kobayashi*, S. Imada, Y. Shigeta, Y. Nagao, M. Yoshida, M. Kato*, “Vapochromic Luminescent Proton Conductors: Switchable Vapochromism and Proton Conduction of Luminescent Pt(II) Complexes with Proton-exchangeable Sites”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 20197, 14923–14931. DOI: 10.1039/c9tc04944d
  • H. Matsukawa, M. Yoshida, T. Tsunenari, S. Nozawa, A. Sato-Tomita, Y. Maegawa, S. Inagaki, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato*, “Fast and stable vapochromic response induced through nanocrystal formation of a luminescent platinum(II) complex on periodic mesoporous organosilica”, Sci. Rep. 2019, 9:15151. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-51615-w
  • N. Yoshimura, A. Kobayashi*, M. Yoshida, M. Kato*, “A Systematic Study on the Double-layered Photosensitizing Dye Structure on the Surface of Pt-cocatalyst-loaded TiO2 Nanoparticles”, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 201992, 1793–1800. DOI: 10.1246/bcsj.20190164 (Selected Paper)
  • S. Yanagida, M. Yoshida, W. M. C. Sameera, A. Kobayashi and M. Kato*, “Insight into the Origin of Competitive Emission of Copper(I) Complexes Bearing Diimine and Diphosphine Ligands”, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn.201992, 1684–1693. DOI: 10.1246/bcsj.20190128
  • M. Yoshida*, H. Shitama, W. M. C. Sameera, A. Kobayashi, and M. Kato*, “Robust Triplatinum Redox-chromophore for a Post-synthetic Color-tunable Electrochromic System”, Chem. Eur. J201925, 7669−7678, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201900713 (Inside Cover Art)
  • M. Dosen, Y. Kawada, S. Shibata, K. Tsuge*, Y. Sasaki, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato, S. Ishizaka, N. Kitamura, “Control of Emissive Excited States of Silver(I) Halogenido Coordination Polymers by a Solid Solution Approach”, Inorg. Chem. 201958, 8419−8431. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b00538
  • Y. Shigeta, A. Kobayashi*, M. Yoshida, M. Kato*, “Stability tuning of vapor-adsorbed state of vapochromic Pt(II) complex by introduction of chiral moiety”, Inorg. Chem201958, 7385−7392. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b00533
  • Y. Sun*, M. Amsler, S. Goedecker, A. Caravella, M. Yoshida, M. Kato*, “Surfactant-assisted Synthesis of Large Cu-BTC MOFs Single Crystals and the Potential Utilization as Photodetectors”, CrystEngComm 201921, 3948–3953. DOI: 10.1039/c9ce00440h
  • Y. Ishigaki*, K. Sugawara, M. Yoshida, M. Kato, T. Suzuki*, “Two-way Chromic Systems Based on Tetraarylanthraquinodimethanes: Electrochromism in Solution and Mechanofluorochromism in a Solid State”, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn2019, 92, 1211–1217. DOI: 10.1246/bcsj.20190094
  • Y. Yamanoi*, T. Usuki, K. Omoto, M. Shimada, H. Koike, M. Iwamura, K. Nozaki, D. Saito, M. Kato, H. Nishihara*, “Dioxacyclophanes as a Scaffold for Silicon-based Circularly Polarized Luminescent Materials”, Tetrahedron Lett.201960, 1108−1112. DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2019.03.033
  • F. Kobayashi, R. Ohtani, S. Teraoka, M. Yoshida, M. Kato, Y. Zhang, L. F. Lindoy, S. Hayami*, M. Nakamura*, “Phosphorescence at Low Temperature by External Heavy-Atom Effect in Zinc(II) Clusters”, Chem. Eur. J201925, 5875−5879. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201900343
  • A. Kobayashi*, M. Fujii, Y. Shigeta, M. Yoshida, M. Kato*, “Quantitative Solvent-Free Thermal Synthesis of Luminescent Cu(I) Coordination Polymers”, Inorg. Chem. 201958, 4456−4464. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b03641
  • A. Kobayashi*, K. Shimizu, A. Watanabe, Y. Nagao, N. Yoshimura, M. Yoshida and M. Kato*, ”Two-Step Vapochromic Luminescence of Proton-Conductive Coordination Polymers Composed of Ru(II)-Metalloligands and Lanthanide Cations”, Inorg. Chem. 201958, 2413−2421. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b02928
  • Y. Shigeta, A. Kobayashi*, M. Yoshida and M. Kato*, “Effect of the Chirality of Counter Anions on the Vapochromic Behavior of Luminescent Pt(II) Complexes”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.2019, 1011−1017. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201801453
  • H. Otsuka, A. Kobayashi*, M. Yoshida and M. Kato*, “The Effect of Pyridyl Anchoring Groups at the Surfaces of Ru(II)-dye-sensitized TiO2 Nanoparticles on Photocatalytic Oxygen Evolution”, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem2019369, 189–194. DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2018.10.019


  • T. Ogawa, W. M. C. Sameera, D. Saito, M. Yoshida, A. Kobayashi and M. Kato*, “Phosphorescence Properties of Discrete Platinum(II) Complex Anions Bearing N-heterocyclic Carbenes in the Solid State”, Inorg. Chem201857, 14086-14096. (Supplementary Cover Art) DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b01654
  • H. Kitano, A. Kobayashi*, M. Yoshida, M. Kato*, “Photocatalytic hydrogen evolution driven by platinated CdS nanorods with a hexacyanidoruthenate redox mediator”, Sustain. Energy Fuels 20182, 2609-2615. (Cover Art) DOI: 10.1039/c8se00201k
  • A. Kobayashi*, Y. Yoshida, M. Yoshida, M. Kato*, “Mechanochromic Switching between Delayed Fluorescence and Phosphorescence of Luminescent Coordination Polymers Composed of Dinuclear Copper(I) Iodide Rhombic Cores”, Chem. Eur. J201824, 14750−14759. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201802532
  • Y. Shigeta, A. Kobayashi*, M. Yoshida, M. Kato*, “Crystal Engineering of Vapochromic Porous Crystals Composed of Pt(II)-Diimine Luminophores for Vapor-History Sensors”, Cryst. Growth Des., 201818, 3419−3427. DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.8b00130
  • P. Liang, A. Kobayashi, W. M. C. Sameera, M. Yoshida, M. Kato*, “Solvent-Free Thermal Synthesis of Luminescent Dinuclear Cu(I) Complexes with Triarylphosphines”, Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 5929−5938. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b00439
  • A. Kobayashi*, S. Watanabe, M. Yoshida, M. Kato*, “Importance of the Molecular Orientation of an Iridium(III)-Heteroleptic Photosensitizer Immobilized on TiO2 Nanoparticles”, ACS Appl. Energy Mat., 20181, 2882−2890. DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.8b00538
  • T. Ogawa, W. M. C. Sameera, M. Yoshida, A. Kobayashi and M. Kato*, “Luminescent ionic liquids based on cyclometalated platinum(II) complexes exhibiting thermochromic behaviour in different colour regions”, Dalton Trans201847, 5589-5594. (Back cover) DOI: 10.1039/c8dt00651b
  • M. Yoshida, K. Saito, H. Matsukawa, S. Yanagida, M. Ebina, Y. Maegawa, S. Inagaki, A. Kobayashi and M. Kato*, “Immobilization of Luminescent Platinum(II) Complexes on Periodic Mesoporous Organosilica and their Water Reduction Photocatalysis”, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A2018358, 334−344. DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2017.09.008.
  • A. Kobayashi*, N. Yamamoto, Y. Shigeta, M. Yoshida and M. Kato*, “Two-way vapochromism of a luminescent platinum(II) complex with phosphonic-acid-functionalized bipyridine ligand”, Dalton Trans.201847, 1548–1556. DOI: 10.1039/c7dt04324d


  • A. Kobayashi, S. Watanabe, M. Ebina, M. Yoshida, M. Kato, “Effects of phosphonate ester groups attached on a heteroleptic Ir(III) photosensitizer”, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chemistry, 2017347, 9–16. DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2017.06.042
  • M. Wakizaka, T. Matsumoto, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato, H. C. Chang*, “A Coordination Network with Ligand-Centered Redox Activity Based on facial-[CrIII(2-mercaptophenolato)3]3− Metalloligands”, Chem. Eur. J.201723, 9919–9925. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201701613.
  • P. Liang, A. Kobayashi, T. Hasegawa, M. Yoshida and M. Kato*, “Thermal and Mechanochemical Syntheses of Luminescent Mononuclear Copper(I) Complexes” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.2017, 5134–5142. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201700734
  • A. K. Sharma, W. M. C. Sameera, M. Jin, L. Adak, C. Okuzono, T. Iwamoto, M. Kato, M. Nakamura and K. Morokuma, “DFT and AFIR Study on the Mechanism and the Origin of Enantioselectivity in Iron-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2017139, 16117-16125. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b05917
  • M. Isegawa, W. M. C. Sameera, A. K. Sharma, T. Kitanosono, M. Kato, S. Kobayashi and K. Morokuma, “Copper-Catalyzed Enantioselective Boron Conjugate Addition: DFT and AFIR Study on Different Selectivities of Cu(I) and Cu(II) Catalysts”, ACS Catalysis20177, 5370-5380. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.7b01152
  • S. Furugori, A. Kobayashi*, A. Watanabe, M. Yoshida and M. Kato*, “Impact of Photosensitizing Multilayered Structure on Ruthenium(II)-Dye-Sensitized TiO2-Nanoparticle Photocatalysts” ACS Omega20172, 3901-3912. DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00566
  • T. Hasegawa, A. Kobayashi, H. Ohara, M. Yoshida and M. Kato*, “Emission Tuning of Luminescent Copper(I) Complexes by Vapor-Induced Ligand Exchange Reactions”, Inorg. Chem.2017, 56, 4928–4936. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b03122.
  • H. Ohara, T. Ogawa, M. Yoshida, A. Kobayashi and M. Kato*, “Reversible luminescent colour changes of mononuclear copper(I) complexes based on ligand exchange reactions by N-heteroaromatic vapours”, Dalton Trans.201746, 3755−3760. DOI: 10.1039/c7dt00532f.
  • A. Kobayashi, R. Arata, T. Ogawa, M. Yoshida and M. Kato*, “Effect of Water Coordination on Luminescent Properties of Pyrazine-Bridged Dinuclear Cu(I) Complexes”, Inorg. Chem.201756, 4280–4288. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b02578. (Cover Art)
  • A. Watanabe, A. Kobayashi*, E. Saitoh, Y. Nagao, S. Omagari, T. Nakanishi, Y. Hasegawa, W. M. C. Sameera, M. Yoshida and M. Kato*, “Development of Ion-Conductive and Vapoluminescent Porous Coordination Polymers Composed of Ruthenium(II) Metalloligand”, Inorg. Chem.201756, 3005–3013. DOI:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b03123
  • P. Kar, M. Yoshida, Y. Shigeta, A. Usui, A. Kobayashi, T. Minamidate, N. Matsunaga and M. Kato*, “Methanol-triggered Vapochromism Coupled with Solid-state Spin Switching in a Ni(II)-quinonoid Complex”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.201756, 2345–2349. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201611085 (Back Cover)
  • I. Chakraborty, J. Jimenez, W. M. Sameera, M. Kato and P. K. Mascharak, “Luminescent Re(I) Carbonyl Complexes as Trackable PhotoCORMs for CO delivery to Cellular Targets” Inorg. Chem.201756, 2863–2873. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b02999
  • K. Sawaguchi-Sato, A. Kobayashi*, M. Yoshida, M. Kato*, “Aggregation-Enhanced Photocatalytic H2 Evolution Activity of Photosensitizing Cadmium Selenide Quantum Dots and Platinum Colloidal Catalysts”, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A, 2017335, 182–189. DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2016.11.028


  • E. Saitoh, A. Kobayashi*, M. Yoshida and M. Kato*, “Reduction in crystal size of flexible porous coordination polymers built from luminescent Ru(II)-metalloligands” Cryst. Growth Des.201616, 7051–7057. DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.6b01266
  • H.-X. Zhang*, Y. Okawa, M. Kato, Y. Sasaki and K. Uosaki*, “Construction of Pt-Ni Nanocomposites from Pt-Ni Multinuclear Complexes on Gold(111) Surface and Their Electrocatalytic Activity for Methanol Oxidation” J. Electroanal. Chem.2016781, 41–47. DOI: 10.1016/j.jelechem.2016.10.060
  • A. Kobayashi*, S. Oizumi, Y. Shigeta, M. Yoshida and M. Kato*, “Proton-Switchable Vapochromic Behaviour of a Platinum(II)-Carboxy-Terpyridine Complex” Dalton Trans.201645, 17485–17494. DOI: 10.1039/ c6dt03189g
  • P. Kar, M. Yoshida, A. Kobayashi, L. Routaboul, P. Braunstein and M. Kato*, “Colour tuning by the stepwise synthesis of mononuclear and homo- and hetero-dinuclear platinum(II) complexes using a zwitterionic quinonoid ligand” Dalton Trans. 201645, 14080–14088. DOI: 10.1039/c6dt02328b (Inside Cover Picture)
  • A. Kobayashi*, S. Furugori, M. Yoshida and M. Kato*, “Photocatalytic Water Oxidation Driven by Functionalized Ru(II) Photosensitizers: Effects of Molecular Charge and Immobilization of Molecular Photosensitizer” Chem. Lett., 201645, 619–612. DOI: 10.1246/cl.160146
  • A. Kobayashi, T. Hasegawa, M. Yoshida and M. Kato*, “Environmentally Friendly Mechanochemical Syntheses and Conversions of Highly Luminescent Cu(I) Dinuclear Complexes” Inorg. Chem.201655, 1978–1985. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b02160
  • Y. Okano, H. Ohara, A. Kobayashi, M. Yoshida and M. Kato*, “Systematic Introduction of Aromatic Rings to Diphosphine Ligands for Emission-Color Tuning of Dinuclear Cu(I)-Iodide Complexes” Inorg. Chem.2016, 55, 5227–5236. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b00161
  • K. Shimada, A. Kobayashi, Y. Ono, H. Ohara, T. Hasegawa, T. Taketsugu, E. Sakuda, S. Akagi, N. Kitamura and M. Kato*, “Core-Structure-Dependent Luminescence of Thiolato-Bridged Copper(I) Cluster Complexes”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016120, 16002–16011. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b12688
  • Y. Shigeta, A. Kobayashi*, T. Ohba, M. Yoshida, T. Matsumoto, H.-C. Chang and M. Kato*, “Shape-memory Platinum(II) Complexes: Intelligent Vapor-History Sensor with ON-OFF Switching Function”, Chem., Eur. J. 201622, 2682–2690. DOI: 10.1002/ chem.201503247 (Cover picture)
  • M. Yoshida, N. Yashiro, H. Shitama, A. Kobayashi and M. Kato*, “Redox-active dinuclear platinum complex exhibiting multi-colored electrochromism and luminescence”, Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 491–495. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201504478


  • A. Watanabe, A. Kobayashi*, E. Saitoh, Y. Nagao, M. Yoshida and M. Kato*, “Visualization of Ion Conductivity: Vapochromic Luminescence of an Ion-Conductive Ruthenium(II) Metalloligand- Based Porous Coordination Polymer”, Inorg. Chem. 201554, 11058–11060. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b02077
  • M. Ebina, A. Kobayashi*, T. Ogawa, M. Yoshida, and M. Kato*, “Impact of a Carboxyl Group on a Cyclometalated Ligand: Hydrogen-Bond- and Coordination-Driven Self-Assembly of a Luminescent Platinum(II) Complex”, Inorg. Chem. 201554, 8876–8880. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b01343
  • F. Kitamura, K. Sawaguchi, A. Mori, S. Takagi, T. Suzuki, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato and K. Nakajima*, “Coordination Structure Conversion of Hydrazone−Palladium(II) Complexes in the Solid State and in Solution”, Inorg. Chem. 201554, 8436−8448. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b01128
  • T. Ogawa, M. Yoshida, H. Ohara, A. Kobayashi and M. Kato*, “Dual-emissive ionic liquid based on an anionic platinum(II) complex”, Chem. Commun. 201551, 13377–13380. DOI:  10.1039/C5CC04407C
  • M. Wakizaka, T. Matsumoto, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato* and H.-C. Chang*, “Interactions between the trianionic ligand-centred redox-active metalloligand [CrIII(perfuorocatecholato)3]3− and guest metal ions”, Dalton Trans. 201544, 14304–14314. DOI: 10.1039/c5dt01963j
  • M. Yoshida, S. Ueno, Y. Okano, A. Usui, A. Kobayashi and M. Kato*, “Photochemical hydrogen production from 3d transition-metal complexes bearing o-phenylenediamine ligands”, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A 2015, 313, 99–106. DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2015.05.028
  • H. Ohara, A. Kobayashi, and M. Kato*, “Effects of N-Heteroaromatic Ligands on Highly Luminescent Mononuclear Copper(I)-Halide Complexes”, C. R. Chimie 201518, 766–775. DOI: 10.1016/j.crci.2015.03.003
  • T. Hayashi, A. Kobayashi*, H. Ohara, M. Yoshida, T. Matsumoto, H.-C. Chang, M. Kato*, “Vapochromic Luminescence and Flexibility Control of Porous Coordination Polymers by Substitution of Luminescent Multinuclear Cu(I)-cluster Nodes”, Inorg. Chem. 201554, 8905–8913.   DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b00578 (Cover picture)
  • Y. Hasegawa*, N. Sato, Y. Hirai, T. Nakanishi, Y. Kitagawa, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato, T. Seki, H. Ito, K. Fushimi, “Enhanced Electric Dipole Transition in Lanthanide Complex with Organometallic Ruthenocene Units”, J. Phys. Chem. A 2015119, 4825–4833. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.5b01809
  • T. Matsumoto, H. Yano, M. Wakizaka, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato*, and H.-C. Chang*, “Syntheses and Structures of Molybdenum-oxo Complexes Prepared by the Reactions of [MoII2(OAc)4] with tert-Butyl- or Bromo-substituted Catechols”, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 201588, 74–83 (Selected paper).
  • A. Kobayashi*, Y. Suzuki, T. Ohba, T. Ogawa, T. Matsumoto, S. Noro, H.-C. Chang, and M. Kato*, “Systematic Syntheses and Metalloligand-Doping of Flexible Porous Coordination Polymers Composed of a Co(III)-metalloligand”, Inorg. Chem. 201554, 2522-2535. DOI: 10.1021/ic5021302


  • Y. Yamashita, T. Tateishi, K. Sawaguchi, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato and K. Nakajima*, “Tribo-, Thermo-, and Vapochromic Behavior of Hydrazone–Pt(II) Complexes Induced by Protonation/Deprotonation in the Solid State, and their Luminescence Properties in Solution”, Chem. Lett. 201443, 1912–1914. DOI: 10.1246/cl.140774
  • H. Ohara, A. Kobayashi and M. Kato*, “Simple and Extremely Efficient Blue Emitters Based on Mononuclear Cu(I)-Halide Complexes with Delayed Fluorescence”, Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 17317–17323. DOI: 10.1039/C4DT02709D
  • H. Ohara, A. Kobayashi, and M. Kato*, “Simple Manual Grinding Synthesis of Highly Luminescent Mononuclear Cu(I)-Iodide Complexes”, Chem. Lett. 201443, 1324–1326. DOI: 10.1246/cl.140443
  • H. Honda, T. Matsumoto, R. Tamura, K. Kanaizuka, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato, M. Haga, and H.-C. Chang*, “Immobilization of a Redox-active Catecholato Pt(II) Complex on an Indium-doped Tin Oxide Electrode via Phosphonate Anchors”, Chem. Lett. 2014, 43, 1189–1191. DOI: 10.1246/cl.140235
  • A. Kobayashi*, A. Sugiyama, T. Ohba, Y. Suzuki, H.-C. Chang, and M. Kato*, “Synthesis and Vapor-adsorption Behavior of a Flexible Porous Coordination Polymer Built from a Bis(bipyridyl)-Cu(I) Metalloligand”, Chem. Lett. 201443, 1070−1072. DOI: 10.1246/cl.140249
  • A. Kobayashi, T. Ohba, E. Saitoh, Y. Suzuki, S. Noro, H.-C. Chang and M. Kato*, “Flexible Coordination Polymers Composed of Luminescent Ru(II)-Metalloligands: Importance of Position of Coordination Site in Metalloligands”, Inorg. Chem. 201453, 2910−2921.
  • A. Kobayashi*, D. Yamamoto, H. Horiki, K. Sawaguchi, T. Matsumoto, K. Nakajima, H.-C. Chang and M. Kato*, “Photoinduced Dimerization Reaction Coupled with Oxygenation of a Platinum(II)−Hydrazone Complex”, Inorg. Chem. 201453, 2573−2581. DOI: 10.1021/ic402879g
  • T. Ohba, A. Kobayashi, H.-C. Chang, T. Kouyama, T. Kato, and M. Kato*, “Hysteretic vapour response of a heterodinuclear platinum(II)-copper(II) complex derived from the dimer-of-dimer motif and the guest-absorbing site”, Dalton. Trans. 201443, 7514−7521. DOI: 10.1039/c4dt00316k
  • A. Mori, T. Suzuki, Y. Sunatsuki, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato, M. Kojima and K. Nakajima*, “Linkage and geometrical isomers of dichloridobis(triphenylphosphine)ruthenium(II) complexes with quinoline-2-carboxaldehyde (pyridine-2-carbonyl)hydrazone: Their Molecular Structures and Electrochemical and Spectroscopic Properties”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 186−197. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201301150


  • A. Kobayashi, K. Komatsu, H. Ohara, W. Kamada, Y. Chishina, K. Tsuge H.-C. Chang, and M. Kato*, “Photo- and Vapor-Controlled Luminescence of Rhombic Dicopper(I) Complexes Containing Dimethyl Sulfoxide”, Inorg. Chem. 201352, 13188−13198. DOI: 10.1021/ic402104q
  • Y. Hasegawa*, T. Ohkubo, T. Nakanishi, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato, T. Seki, H. Ito, and K. Fushimi, “Effect of Ligand Polarization on Asymmetric Structural Formation for Strongly Luminescent Lanthanide Complexes”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 5911−5918. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201301102
  • T. Ogawa, M. Sakamoto, H. Honda, T. Matsumoto, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato, and H.-C. Chang*, “Self-association and Columnar Liquid Crystalline Phase of Cationic Alkyl-substituted-Bipyridine Benzendithiolato Gold(III) Complexes”, Dalton Trans. 201342, 15995−16005. DOI: 10.1039/c3dt51444g
  • K. Miyata, Y. Konno, T. Nakanishi, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato, K. Fushimi and Y. Hasegawa*, “Chameleon Luminophore for Sensing Temperatures: Control of Metal-to-Metal and Energy Back Transfer in Lanthanide Coordination Polymers”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 201352, 6413–6416. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201301448
  • T. Matsumoto, H.-C. Chang*, M. Wakizaka, S. Ueno, A. Kobayashi, A. Nakayama, T. Taketsugu and M. Kato*, “Non precious-metal-assisted Photochemical Hydrogen Production from ortho-Phenylenediamine”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013135, 8646−8654. DOI: 10.1021/ja4025116
  • H. Honda, T. Matsumoto, M. Sakamoto, A. Kobayashi, H.-C. Chang*, and M. Kato, “Integration of Alkyl-substituted Bipyridyl Benzenedithiolato Platinum(II) Complexes with Cadmium(II) Ion via Selective Dative Bond Formation”, Inorg. Chem. 201352, 4324-4334. DOI: 10.1021/ic302352k
  • T. Ohba, A. Kobayashi, H.-C. Chang and M. Kato*, “Vapour and mechanically induced chromic behaviour of platinum complexes with a dimer-of-dimer motif and the effects of hetero metal ions”, Dalton. Trans., 201342, 5514−5523. DOI: 10.1039/c3dt33100h
  • T. Iimori, Y. Hatakeyama, K. Nishikawa, M. Kato and N. Ohta*, “Visible photoluminescence of gold nanoparticles prepared by sputter deposition technique in a room-temperature ionic liquid”, Chem. Phys. Lett., 2013, 586, 100−103. DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2013.09.010


  • Y. Kajitani, K. Tsuge*, Y. Sasaki, and M. Kato, “Metal-Metal Interaction and Flexible Motion of Triple-Decker Polypyridyl Platinum(II) and Palladium(II) Complexes”, Chem. Eur. J. 201218, 11196−11200. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201201274
  • H.-X. Zhang, M. Kato*, Y. Sasaki, T. Ohba, H. Ito, A. Kobayashi, H.-C. Chang, K. Uosaki, “Terpyridine platinum(II) complexes containing triazine di- or tri-thiolate bridges: structures, luminescence, electrochemistry and aggregation”, Dalton Trans. 201241, 11497-11506. DOI: 10.1039/C2DT30997A
  • A. Kobayashi*, Y. Fukuzawa, H.-C. Chang, and M. Kato*, “Vapor-Controlled Linkage Isomerization of a Vapochromic Bis(thiocyanato)platinum(II) Complex: New External Stimuli to Control Isomerization Behavior”, Inorg. Chem. 201251, 7508−7519. DOI: 10.1021/ic202734f
  • T. Matsumoto, M. Wakizaka, H. Yano, A. Kobayashi, H.-C. Chang*, M. Kato*, “Coordination site-Dependent Cation Binding and Multi-responsible Redox Properties of Janus-Head Metalloligand, [MoV(1,2-mercaptophenolato)3]“, Dalton Trans., 201241, 8201–8478. DOI: 10.1039/c2dt30178d (cover picture)
  • K. Miyata, T. Ohba, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato, T. Nakanishi, K. Fushimi, Y. Hasegawa*, “Thermostable Organo-phosphor: Low-Vibrational Coordination Polymers That Exhibit Different Intermolecular Interactions”, ChemPlusChem201277, 277−280. DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201200002
  • A. Kobayashi*, H. Hara, T. Yonemura, H.-C. Chang, M. Kato*, “Systematic Structural Control of Multichromic Platinum(II)-Diimine Complexes Ranging from Ionic Solid to Coordination Polymer”, Dalton Trans.201241, 1878−1888. DOI: 10.1039/c1dt11155h


  • M. Chang, A. Kobayashi*, H.-C. Chang, K. Nakajima, M. Kato*, “ON-OFF Switching of the Solvatochromic Behavior of a Copper(II)-Hydrazone Complex Induced by Protonation/Deprotonation”, Chem. Lett., 201140, 1335−1337. DOI: 10.1246/cl.2011.1335
  • H. Hara, A. Kobayashi*, S. Noro, H.-C. Chang, M. Kato*, “Vapour-adsorption and chromic behaviours of luminescent coordination polymers composed of a Pt(II)-diimine metalloligand and alkaline-earth metal ions”, Dalton Trans.201140, 8012−8018. DOI: 10.1039/c1dt10518c
  • T. Matsumoto, H.-C. Chang*, A. Kobayashi, K. Uosaki and M. Kato*, “Metal-Dependent and Redox-Selective Coordination Behaviors of Metalloligand [Mov(1,2-Benzenedithiolato)3] with CuI/AgI Ions”, Inorg. Chem.201150, 2859−2869. DOI: 10.1021/ic102070c
  • H.-C. Chang*, K. Komasaka, K. Kishida, T. Shiozaki, T. Ohmori, T. Matsumoto, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato, S. Kitagawa, “Chromic Behaviors of Hexagonal Columnar Liquid Crystalline Platinum Complexes with Catecholato, 2-Thiophenolato, and Benzenedithiolato”, Inorg. Chem.2011, 50, 4279−4288. DOI: 10.1021/ic102123n
  • A. Kobayashi*, Y. Suzuki, T. Ohba, S. Noro, H.-C. Chang, and M. Kato*, “Ln-Co Based Rock-Salt Type Porous Coordination Polymers: Vapor Response Controlled by Changing the Lanthanide Ion” Inorg. Chem.201150, 2061−2063. DOI: 10.1021/ic102361d
  • M. Chang, A. Kobayashi*, K. Nakajima, H.-C. Chang, and M. Kato*, “Dimensionality Control of Vapochromic Hydrogen-Bonded Proton-Transfer Assemblies Composed of a Bis(hydrazone)iron(II) Complex”, Inorg. Chem., 201150, 8308-8317. DOI: 10.1021/ic2008396
  • A. Kobayashi, K. Ohbayashi, R. Aoki, H.-C. Chang and M. Kato*, “Synthesis, Structure and Photophysical Properties of a Flavin-Based Platinum(II) Complex”, Dalton Trans.201140, 3484 −3489. DOI: 10.1039/C0DT01139H
  • R. Aoki, A. Kobayashi, H.-C. Chang, and M. Kato*, “Structures and Luminescence Properties of Cyclometalated Dinuclear Platinum(II) Complexes Bridged by Pyridinethiolate Ions”, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn.201184, 218−225. DOI: 10.1246/bcsj.20100304
  • H. Sato, K. Tamura, R. Aoki, M. Kato, and A. Yamagishi, “Enantioselective Sensing by Luminescence from Cyclometalated Iridium(III) Complexes Adsorbed on a Colloidal Saponite Clay”, Chem. Lett.201140, 63−65. DOI: 10.1246/cl.2011.63


  • A. Kobayashi*, M. Dosen, M. Chang, K. Nakajima, S. Noro, and M. Kato*, “Synthesis of Metal-Hydrazone Complexes and Vapochromic Behavior of Their Hydrogen-Bonded Proton-Transfer Assemblies”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2010132, 15286−15298. DOI: 10.1021/ja1063444
  • M. Chang, H. Horiki, K. Nakajima, A. Kobayashi, H. Chang and M. Kato*, “Acid-Base Behavior of Substituted Hydrazone Complexes Controlled by the Coordination Geometry” Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn.201083, 905−910. DOI: 10.1246/bcsj.20100065
  • A. Kobayashi, T. Yonemura and M. Kato*, “Vapour-Induced Amorphous-Crystalline Transformation of a Luminescent Platinum(II)-Diimine Complex.”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.2010, 2465−2470. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201000289 (Cover picture)
  • A. Kobayashi*, H. Hara, S. Noro and M. Kato*, “Multifunctional Sensing Ability of a New Pt/Zn-Based Luminescent Coordination Polymer”, Dalton Trans.201039, 3400−3406. DOI: 10.1039/b917693d
  • K. Sakai, S. Takahashi, A. Kobayashi, T. Akutagawa, T. Nakamura, M. Dosen, M. Kato and U. Nagashima, “Excited State Intramolecular Proton Transfer (ESIPT) in Six-Coordinated Zinc(II)-Quinoxaline Complexes with Ligand Hydrogen Bonds: Their Fluorescent Properties Sensitive to Axial Positions.”, Dalton Trans.201039, 1989−1995. DOI: 10.1039/b919613g


  • A. Kobayashi, Y. Fukuzawa, S. Noro, T. Nakamura and M. Kato*, “Stepwise Vapochromism Observed for a Simple Terpyridine-Platinum(II) Complex with a Thiocyanato Ligand”, Chem. Lett., 200938, 998−999. DOI: 10.1246/cl.2009.998
  • G. Naren, A. Yasuda, M. Iida*, M. Harada, T. Suzuki and M. Kato, “Aggregation in Methanol and Formation of Molecular Glasses for Europium(III) N-Acylaminocarboxylates: Effects of Alkyl Chain Length and Head Group.” Dalton Trans.2009, 5512−5522. DOI: 10.1039/b820169b


  • H. Ito*, T. Saito, N. Oshima, N. Kitamura, S. Ishizaka, Y. Hinatsu, M. Wakeshima, M. Kato, K. Tsuge and M. Sawamura*, “Reversible Mechanochromic Luminescence of [(C6F5Au)2(m-1,4- Diisocyanobenzene)]”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2008130, 10044–10045. DOI: 10.1021/ja8019356
  • T. Michi, M. Abe, S. Takakusagi, M. Kato, K. Uosaki* and Y. Sasaki*, “Spontaneous Rapid Growth of Triruthenium Cluster Multilayers on Gold Surface. Cyclic Voltammetric in Situ Monitoring and AFM Characterization”, Chem. Lett., 200837, 576−577. DOI: 10.1246/cl.2008.576
  • H. Kon, K. Tsuge*, T. Imamura, Y. Sasaki, S. Ishizaka, N. Kitamura, and M. Kato*, “Excitation energy flow control in a {Ru(2,2′-bipyridine)2}{pyridylporphyrin}2 system”, Dalton Trans. 2008, 1541−1543. DOI: 10.1039/b800432n
  • M. Kato*, Y. Shishido, Y. Ishida, and S. Kishi, “Solvatochromic Luminescence Based on the Excimer Formation of Bipyridine Platinum(II) Complexes with Linear Alkyl Chains”, Chem. Lett., 200837, 16−17. DOI: 10.1246/cl.2008.16


  • T. Nishioka, S. Mitsui, I. Kinoshita, T. Koshiyama, and M. Kato, “Observation of Halide-Induced Conformational Conversion of Dinuclear Copper Complexes Having a Tetradentate Polypyridine Ligand with a p-Xylene Backbone”, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 200780, 1357−1367. DOI: 10.1246/bcsj.80.1357
  • K. Yoshizawa, H. Ohta, I. Takeshita, Y. Shigetomi, S. Toyota, F. Toda*, M. Kato, and I. Csöregh*, “A new organic zeolite created by molecular aggregation of 1,1-bis(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)- cyclohexane in the solid state”, CrystEngComm20079, 786−792. DOI: 10.1039/b705163h
  • T. Suzuki*, R. Tamaki, E. Ohta, T. Takeda, H. Kawai, K. Fujiwara, and M. Kato, “Chromic and fluorescence response system based on the dihydrophenanthroline-bipyridine skeleton: dynamic redox behavior and metal binding properties”, Tetrahedron Lett. 200748, 3823–3827. DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2007.03.167


  • W. Chen, F. Liu, D. Xu, K. Matsumoto*, S. Kishi and M. Kato, “Luminescent Amidate-Bridged One-Dimensional Platinum(II)-Thallium(I) Coordination Polymers Assembled via Metallophilic Attraction”, Inorg. Chem. 200645, 5552−5560. DOI: 10.1021/ic051932
  • M. Kato*, Y. Okada, Y. Shishido, S. Kishi, “Dichloro(4,4′-dialkyl-2,2′-bipyridine-N,N’)platinum(II), where alkyl groups are pentyl and heptyl”, Acta Crystallogr., 2006C62, m171−m173. DOI: 10.1107/S010827010600758X


  • M. Kato*, S. Kishi, Y. Wakamatsu, Y. Sugi, Y. Osamura, T. Koshiyama and M. Hasegawa, “Outstanding Vapochromism and pH-dependent Coloration of Dicyano(4,4′-dicarboxy-2,2′- bipyridine)platinum(II) with a Three-dimensional Network Structure”, Chem. Lett., 200534, 1368−1369. DOI: 10.1246/cl.2005.1368
  • Y. Sugimoto*, M. Matsui, H. Takikawa, M. Sasaki and M. Kato, “Dechlorodauricumine from Cultured roots of Menipsermum Dauricum”, Phytochem. 200566, 2627−2631.
  • S. Hirano, S. Toyota, M. Kato and F. Toda*, “Isolation of Axial Conformers of Chloro- and Bromocyclohexane in a Pure State as Inclusion Complexes with 9,9′-Bianthryl, and the Discovery of a Novel 1,3 Axial Cl···H Weak Interaction”, Chem. Commun., 2005, 3646−3648.
  • K. Yoshizawa, S. Toyota, F. Toda*, S. Chatziefthimiou, P. Giastas, I. M. Mavridis, and M. Kato, “Control of Differential Inclusion Complexation in the Solid State by Seed Crystals”, Angew. Chem.Int. Ed.200544, 5097−5100.
  • K. Saito, Y. Hamada, H. Takahashi, T. Koshiyama and M. Kato, “Organic Light-Emitting Diodes Based on a Binuclear Platinum(II) Complex”, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 200544, L500-L501.
  • T. Koshiyama and M. Kato*, “Bis(m-pyridine-2-thiolato)-k4S:N;N:S-bis[(pyridine-2-thiolato-kS)- (2-pyridylphenyl-k2N,C2)platinum(III)](Pt-Pt): the Non-solvated and Acetonitrile Solvated Forms”, Acta Crystallogr.2005C61, m173−m176. DOI: 10.1107/S0108270105004968


  • M. Nakai, M. Obata, F. Sekiguchi, M. Kato, M. Shiro, A. Ichimura, I. Kinoshita, M. Mikuriya, T. Inohara, K. Kawabe, H. Sakurai, C. Orvig and S. Yano*, “Synthesis and Insulinomimetic Activities of Novel Mono- and Tetranuclear Oxovanadium(IV) Complexes with 3-Hydroxypyridine-2-carboxylic Acid”, J. Inorg. Biochem.200498, 105−112.
  • K. Kobayashi, H. Sato, S. Kishi, M. Kato, S. Ishizaka, N. Kitamura and A. Yamagishi*, “Spectroscopic Evidence for Pt-Pt Interaction in a Langmuir-Blodgett Film of an Amphiphilic Platinum(II) Complex”, J. Phys. Chem. B2004108, 18665−18669.
  • T. Koshiyama, A. Omura and M. Kato*, “Redox-Controlled Luminescence of a Cyclometalated Dinuclear Platinum Complex Bridged with Pyridine-2-thiolate Ions” Chem. Lett.200433, 1386−1387.


  • S. Kishi and M. Kato*, “Thermal and Photo control of the Linkage Isomerism of Bis(thiocyanato)(2,2′-bipyridine)platinum(II)”, Inorg. Chem.200342, 8728−8734.
  • K. Tanaka, T. Watanabe, and M. Kato*, “Guest-dependent Organic Photochromism of 7-Bromo-1,4,7-triphenyl-2,3-benzo[3.3.0]octa-2,4,7-trien-6-one in the Solid State”, J. Chem. Res (S)2003, 535−537.
  • T. Koshiyama and M. Kato*, “[(1R,2R)-1,2-Diaminocyclohexane-k2N,N’](a-diimine-a2N,N’)- platinum(II) bis(hexafluorophosphate), where a-diimine is 2,2′-bipyridine and 1,10-phenanthroline”, Acta Crystallogr., 2003C59, m446−m449.
  • N. Yasuda, Y. Sugimoto*, M. Kato, S. Inanaga, and K. Yoneyama, “(+)-Strigol, a Witchweed Seed Germination Stimulant, from Menispermum Dauricum Root Culture”, Phytochem.200362, 1115−1119.
  • T. Suzuki*, T. Kuchiyama, S. Kishi, S. Kaizaki, H. D. Takagi and M. Kato, “Ruthenium(II) Complexes Containing 8-(Dimethylphosphino)quinoline (Me2Pqn): Preparation, Crystal Structures, Electrochemical and Spectroscopic Properties of [Ru(bpy or phen)3-n(Me2Pqn)n](PF6)2 (bpy = 2,2′-Bipyridine; phen = 1,10-Phenanthoroline; n = 1, 2, or 3)”, Inorg. Chem.200342, 785−795.
  • M. Kato* and M. Ikemori, “Dichloro(4,4′-dinonyl-2,2′-bipyridine-k2N,N’)platinum(II)” Acta Crystallogr., 2003C59, m25−m26.


  • T. Suzuki*, T. Kuchiyama, S. Kishi, S. Kaizaki and M. Kato, “Preparation, Crystal Structures, Electrochemical and Spectroscopic Properties of Bis(2,2′-bipyridine)ruthenium(II) Complexes Containing 8-(Diphenylphosphino)quinoline or 2-(Diphenylphosphino)pyridine”, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn.200275, 2433−2439.
  • M. Kato*, A. Omura, A. Toshikawa, S. Kishi and Y. Sugimoto, “Vapor-Induced Luminescence Switching in Crystals of the Syn Isomer of a Dinuclear (Bipyridine)platinum(II) Complex Bridged with Pyridine-2-Thiolate Ions”, Angew. Chem.Int. Ed.200241, 3183−3185.
  • F. Toda*, S. Hirano, S. Toyota, M. Kato*, Y. Sugio and T. Hachiya, “A Novel Host Compound, 9,9-Bis(4-hydroxy-3-methylphenyl)fluorene, Which Binds Volatile Guest Tightly and Non-volatile Guests Loosely”, CrystEngComm20024, 171−173.
  • S. Kishi and M. Kato*, “Vapochromism and Crystal Structures of Luminescent Dicyano(2,2′-bipyridine)platinum(II)”, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 2002379, 303−308.
  • M. Yagi, S. Hirano, S. Toyota, M. Kato* and F. Toda*, “Freezing of Equilibrium of Imidazoles by Inclusion Crystallization with a Host Compound: Isolation of the Different Tautomeric Types in a Pure State”, CrystEngComm20024, 143−145.
  • M. Kato*, A. Toshikawa, and S. Kishi, “m-Guanidinido-bis[(terpyridine)platinum(II)] tris(hexafluorophosphate) acetonitrile solvate”, Acta Crystallogr.2002E58, m248-m250.
  • M. Kato*, Y. Ogawa, M. Kozakai, and Y. Sugimoto, “Bis(8-quinolinolato-N, O)platinum(II) and Its Synthetic Intermediate, 8-Hydroxyquinolinium Dichloro(8-quinolinolato-NO)platinate(II) Tetrahydrate”, Acta Crystallogr.2002C58, m147−m149.
  • G. Kaupp*, J. Schmeyers, M. Kato, K. Tanaka, and F. Toda, “Space Demanding Intramolecular Isomerizations in the Solid State”, J. Phys. Org. Chem.2002, 15, 148−153.
  • S. Yano*, M. Numata, M. Kato, M. Shiro, and T. Nishimura, “catena-Poly[[aqua(benzoato)- (N,N‘-dimethylformamide)calcium(II)]-m-benzoato]”, Acta Crystallogr. 2002E57, m488−m490.


  • K. Tanaka, M. Kato, and F. Toda*, “Induced Circular Dichroism in Solid-State Inclusion Compounds”, Chirality200113, 347−350.
  • T. Murafuji*, K. Sugimoto, S. Yanagimoto, T. Moriya, Y. Sugihara*, Y. Mikata, M. Kato, and S. Yano, “Synthesis, Structure and Spectroscopic Characteristics of 2′-Boryl-4”-dimethylaminochalcones.   Effect of an Intramolecular Boron-oxygen Coordinate Bond to the Conjugated System”, Heterocycles200154, 929−942.
  • G. Kaupp*, J. Schmeyers, M. Kato, K. Tanaka, N. Harada, and F. Toda*, “A Non-topotactical Thermal Rearrangement without Change of the Macroscopic Crystal Shape”, J. Phys. Org. Chem., 200114, 444−452.
  • Y. Sugimoto*, H. A. A. Babiker, T. Saisho, T. Furumoto, S. Inanaga, and M. Kato, “Chlorinated Alkaloids in Menispermum dauricum DC. Root Culture”, J. Org. Chem.200166, 3299−3302.
  • K. Tanaka, N. Takamoto, Y. Tezuka, M. Kato, and F. Toda*, “Preparation and Structural Study of Naphtho- and Anthrocyclobutene Derivatives Which Have Extremely Long C-C Bonds”, Tetrahedron200157, 3761−3767.
  • M. Kato*, K. Tanaka, and F. Toda, “Stereoselective Inclusion and Structure of Equatrial- trans-1,2-dichlorocyclohexane”, Suplamol. Chem.200113, 175−180.
  • M. Kato*, J. Takahashi, Y. Sugimoto, C. Kosuge, S. Kishi, and S. Yano, “Selective formation of the integrated stacks of (a-diimine)(ethylenediamine)platinum(II) and neutral p systems of the phenanthrene type”,  J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans.2001, 747−752.
  • K. Tanaka, M. Kato, and F. Toda*, “Optical Resolution of 2-Azabicyclo[2.2.1]hept-5-en-3-one by Inclusion Complexation with Brucine”, Heterocycles200154, 405−410.


  • M. Kato*, M. Kozakai, C. Fukagawa, T. Funayama, and S. Yamauchi, “Luminescence Properties and Assembled Structures of Dicyano(diimine)platinum(II) Complexes in Glassy Solution”, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst.2000343, 35−40.
  • T. Funayama, M. Kato, H. Kosugi, M. Yagi, J. Higuchi, and S. Yamauchi*, “Studies of the Lowest Excited Triplet State of 3,3’-biisoquinoline(dicyano)platinum(II) [Pt(CN)2(i-biq)] by Means of Time-Resolved Electron Paramagnetic Resonance and Optical Spectroscopy”, Bull. Chem. Soc., Japan200073, 1541−1550.


  • Y. Sugimoto*, H. A. A. Babiker, S. Inanaga, M. Kato, and A. Isogai, “Oxoisoaporphines from Menispermum dauricum“, Phytochem.199952, 1431−1435.
  • M. Kato* and J. Takahashi, “Anion-Controlled p-Stack of (Ethylenediamine-N,N’)- (1,10-phenanthroline-N,N’)platinum(II)”,  Acta Crystallogr., 1999C55, 1809−1812.
  • M. Kato*, C. Kosuge, K. Morii, J. Ahn, H. Kitagawa, T. Mitani, M. Matsushita, T. Kato, S. Yano, and M. Kimura, “Luminescence Properties and Crystal Structures of Dicyano(diimine)platinum(II) Complexes Controlled by Pt···Pt and p-p Interactions”, Inorg. Chem.1999, 38, 1638−1641.


  • F. Toda*, K. Tanaka, T. Tamashima, and M. Kato, “Stereoselective Thermal Conversion of s-trans-Diallene to Dimethylenecyclobutene via s-cis-Diallene in the Crystalline State”, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed.199837, 2724−2727.
  • Y. Sugimoto*, S. Inanaga, M. Kato, T. Shimizu, T. Hakoshima, and A. Isogai, “Dechloroacutumine from Cultured Roots of Menispermum Dauricum“, Phytochem., 199849, 1293−1297.
  • M. Kato*, C. Kosuge, S. Yano, and M. Kimura, “Two-dimensional Stacking of Dichloro- (dipyridophenadine)platinum(II)”,  Acta Crystallogr.1998C54, 621−623.
  • Y. Mikata, M. Yokoyama, K. Mogami, M. Kato, I. Okura, M. Chikira, and S. Yano*, “Intercalator-linked Cisplatin:  Synthesis and Antitumor Activity of cis-Dichloroplatinum(II) Complexses Connected to Acridine and Phenylquinolines by One Methylene Chain”, Inorg. Chim. Acta1998, 279, 51−57.
  • F. Toda*, K. Tanaka, and M. Kato*, “Stereoselective Photodimerisation of Chalcones in the Molten State”, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 11998, 1315−1318.
  • T. Tanase*, T. Inagaki, Y. Yamada, M. Kato, E. Ota, M. Yamazaki, M. Sato, W. Mori, K. Yamaguchi, M. Mikuriya, M. Takahashi, M. Takeda, I. Kinoshita, and S. Yano*, “Tetranuclear Iron(III) Complexes with Amino Acids Involving a Planar (m-oxo)(m-hydoroxo)bis(m-alkoxo)-bis(m-carboxylato)tetrairon Core”, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans.1998, 713−718.
  • S. Yano*, S. Inoue, R. Nouchi, K. Mogami, Y. Shinohara, Y. Yasuda, M. Kato, T. Tanase, T. Kakuchi, Y. Mikata, T. Suzuki, and Y. Yamamoto, “Antifungal Nickel(II) Complexes Derived from Amino Sugars Against Pathogenic Yeast, Candida Albicans“, J. Inorg. Biochem.199869, 15−23.


  • S. Yano*, M. Nakagoshi, A. Teratani, M. Kato, T. Onaka, M. Iida, T. Tanase, Y. Yamamoto, H. Uekusa, and Y. Ohashi, “Chiral Inversion around a Seven-Coordinated Cobalt Center Induced by an Interaction between Sugars and Sulfate Anions”, Inorg. Chem.199736, 4187−4194.
  • T. Kodama, M. Kato, K. Mogi, M. Aoyagi, and T. Kato*, “ESR Measurements of C60 Anion Crystals”, Mol. Phys. Rep.,199718/19, 121−126.
  • Y. Mikata*, K. Mogai, M. Kato, I. Okura, and S. Yano*, “Synthesis, Characterization, Interaction with DNA, and Antitumor Activity of a cis-Dichloroplatinum(II) Complex Linked to an Intercalator via one Methylene Chain”, Bioorg. Medicin. Chem. Lett.19977, 1083−1086.
  • K. Tsukahara*, J. Kaneko, T. Miyaji, T. Hara, M. Kato, and M. Kimura, “Stereoselective Luminescence Quenching in the Complex of Excited Triplet State of D-Tris(2,2′-bipyridine)- ruthenium(II) with Optically Active Viologens in an Aqueous”, Chem. Lett.1997, 455−456.
  • M. Kato*, C. Kosuge, S. Yano, and M. Kimura, “p-Stacking Structure of [Pt(2,2′-bipyridine)(ethylenediamine)]2+ as its Hexafluorophosphate Salt”, Acta Crystallogr.1997C53, 838−840.


  • T. Tanase*, Y. Yamada, K. Tanaka, T. Miyazu, M. Kato, K. Lee, Y. Sugihara, W. Mori, A. Ichimura, I. Kinoshita, Y. Yamamoto, M. Haga, Y. Sasaki, and S. Yano*, “Synthesis, Structures, and Spectroscopic, Magnetic, and Electrochemical Properties of (m-Alkoxo)bis(m-carboxylarto)diruthenium Complexes, M[Ru2(dhpta)(m-O2CR)2] (M = Na and K, dhptaH5 = 1,3-Diamino-2-hydroxypropanetetraacetic Acid)”, Inorg. Chem.199635, 6230−6239.
  • Y. Sugihara*, K. Takakura*, T. Murafuji, R. Miyatake, K. Nakasuji, M. Kato, and S. Yano, “Structure and Properties of 3-(Diethylboryl)pyridines”,  J. Org. Chem.199661, 6829−6834.
  • K. Tanaka, A. Ichimura, I. Kinoshita, M. Haga, W. Mori, M. Kato, and S. Yano*, “Comparison with Several Oxidation States of Ruthenium Binuclear Complexes; Ruthenium Analogue for Iron-protein Active Site Model”, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst.1996286, 127−132.
  • T. Tanase*, M. Doi, R. Nouchi, M. Kato, Y. Sato, K. Ishida, K. Kobayashi, T. Sakurai, Y. Yamamoto, and S. Yano*, “Assembly of Carbohydrates on a Nickel(II) Center by Utilizing N-Glycosidic Bond Formation with Tris(2-aminoethyl)amine (tren). Syntheses and Characterization of [Ni{N-(aldosyl)-tren}(H2O)]2+, [Ni{N,N’-bis(aldosyl)-tren}]2+ and [Ni{N,N’,N”-tris(aldosyl)-tren}]2+“, Inorg. Chem.199635, 4848−4857.
  • S. Yano*, M. Nakagoshi, A. Teratani, M. Kato, T. Tanase, Y. Yamamoto, H. Uekusa, and Y. Ohashi, “Intelligent Sugar Complexes”, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst.1996276, 253−256.
  • M. Kato*, K. Sasano, C. Kosuge, M. Yamazaki, S. Yano, and M. Kimura, “Crystal Structures and Luminescence Properties of Platinum(II) Complexes Containing 3,3′-Biisoquinoline”, Inorg. Chem.199635, 116−123.
  • S. Yano*, M. Doi, M. Kato, I. Okura, T. Nagano, Y. Yamamoto, and T. Tanase*, “Successful Isolation and X-ray Crystal Structure of {Tris(NL-rhamnosyl-2-aminoethyl)amine}(sulfate)nickel(II) Hydrate Trimethanol Solvate: [Ni((L-Rha)3-tren)(SO4)]·H2O·3CH3OH”, Inorg. Chim. Acta1996249, 1−3.
  • S. Yano*, T. Inagaki, Y. Yamada, M. Kato*, M. Yamasaki, K. Sakai, T. Tsubomura, M. Sato, W. Mori, K. Yamaguchi, and I. Kinoshita, “A Novel Tetranuclear Iron(III) Complex Having L-Alanine Bridges and an Unpreceedented (Fe4(O2H)) Core”, Chem. Lett., 1996, 61−62.


  • M. Haga*, K. Hiratsuka, M. Kato, H. Kurosaki, M. Goto, R. Arakawa, and S. Yano, “Self-assembled Dinuclear Platinum(II) Complexes with 6,6′-Bis(1-methylbenz-imidazol-2-yl)-2,2′-bipyridine: Synthesis, X-Ray Structure, and Solution Behaviors”, Chem. Lett.1995, 1143−1144.
  • S. Yano*, S. Inoue, R. Nouchi, M. Kato, and T. Suzuki, “Bioactivity of Nickel(II) Complex Containing N-Glycosides Derived from D-Glucosamine and Ethylenediamine against Pathogenic Yeast, Candida Albicans“, Biol. Pharm. Bull.1995, 18, 923−925.
  • M. Kato*, Y. Yamada, T. Inagaki, W. Mori, K. Sakai, T. Tsubomura, M. Sato, and S. Yano*, “Structures and Magnetic Properties of Iron(III) Dinuclear Complexes with Alkoxo and Carboxylato Bridges”, Inorg. Chem.199534, 2645−2651.


  • S. Yano*, M. Kato*, K. Tsukahara, M. Sato*, T. Shibahara, K. Lee, Y. Sugihara, M. Iida*, K. Goto, S. Aoki, Y. Shibahara, H. Nakahara, S. Yanagisawa, and H. Miyagawa, “Chemical Modification of Metal Complexes. An Efficient Procedure for O-Acylation of an Anionic Metal Complex Having a Noncoordinated Hydroxyl Group”, Inorg. Chem., 199433, 5030−5035.
  • T. Tanase*, M. Kato*, Y. Yamada, K. Tanaka, K. Lee, Y. Sugihara, A. Ichimura, I. Kinoshita, M. Haga, Y. Sasaki, Y. Yamamoto, T. Nagano, and S. Yano*, “Synthesis and Characterization of (m-Alkoxo)bis(m-carboxylato)diruthenium Complexes, Na[Ru2(dhpta)(m-O2CR)2] (dhptaH5 = 1,3-diamino-2-hydroxypropane tetraacetic acid).  A Ruthenium Analogue of Model Systems for Iron-oxo Proteins”, Chem. Lett.1994, 1853−1856.
  • T. Tanase*, M. Nakagoshi, A. Teratani, M. Kato*, Y. Yamamoto, and S. Yano*, “Inversion of Configuration around the Seven-Coordinated Cobalt Center Induced by an Interaction between Sugars and Tetrahedral Oxoanions”, Inorg. Chem.199433, 5−6.
  • M. Kato*, T. Sasagawa, Y. Ishihara, S. Yamada, S. Fujitani, and M. Kimura*, “Stereoselective Photosensitized Decomposition of Tris(oxalato)cobaltate(III) and Tris(acetylacetonato)cobalt(III) by Tris (2,2′-bipyridine)ruthenium(II)”, J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans.1994, 583−587.


  • T. Tanase*, R. Nouchi, Y. Oka, M. Kato, N. Nakamura, T. Yamamura, Y. Yamamoto, and S. Yano*, “Synthesis and Characterization of Nickel(II) Complexes containing Ligands derived from Disaccharides and 1,3-Diaminopropane”, J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans.1993, 2645−2652.
  • S. Yano*, M. Kato*, H. Shioi, T. Takahashi*, T. Tsubomura, K. Toriumi, T. Ito, M. Hidai, and S. Yoshikawa, “Stereochemistry of Sugar Units in Glycosylamine Ligands of Octahedral Complexes derived from Tris(trimethylenediamine)nickel(II) and Natural Aldohexoses”, J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans.1993, 1699−1706.


  • M. Kato*, K. Sasano, M. Kimura, and S. Yamauchi, “Solid State Effect on the Phosphorescence Spectrum of a Tris(3,3′-biisoquinoline)ruthenium(II) Salt”, Chem. Lett.1992, 1887−1890.


  • T. Kojima, T. Usui, A. Shimada, M. Yashiro, T. Tanase, R. Yoshioka, R. Kuroda, S. Yano*, H. Hidai*, M. Kato, K. Kobayashi, T. Sakurai, and S. Yoshikawa, “Syntheses and Characterization of Complexes Derived from a-Aminomalonate and trans-[CoCl2(2,3,2-tet)]+ (2,3,2-tet = 1,9-Diamino-3,7-diazanonane)”, Inorg. Chem., 199130, 4535−4541.
  • M. Kato, Y. Ohonishi, and M. Kimura*, “Difference in Kinetic Behavior on the Photosensitized Decomposition of the Tris(oxalato)cobaltate(III) Ion by Tris(2,2′-bipyridine)ruthenium(II) and Bis(3,3′-biisoquinoline)(2,2′-bipyridine)ruthenium(II)”, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 199164, 1401−1403.


  • M. Kato, S. Yamauchi, and N. Hirota*, “A Well Resolved Phosphorescence Spectrum of [Ru(bpy)3]2+ in a Dilute System”, Chem. Phys. Lett., 1989157, 543−546.
  • M. Kato, S. Yamauchi, and N. Hirota*, “Excited-State Properties of a (2,2′-Bipyridine)ruthenium(II) Complex, [Ru(CN)4(bpy)]2, a Model of Localized Excitation”, J. Phys. Chem., 198993, 3422−3425.


  • M. Nakamura, H. Okawa*, T. Ito, M. Kato, and S. Kida, “Nocovalent Interactions in Metal Complexes. 14. Proton NMR Spectroscopic Investigation on Stereoselectivity in Cobalt(III) Complexes of Various 3-Substituted 1-Phenyl-1,3-propanediones”, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn.198760, 539−543.


  • M. Kato and T. Ito*, “Syntheses, Characterization, and Structures of (Monomethyl Carbonato)-Nickel(II), -Copper(II), and -Cobalt(II) Complexes with Tetraazacycloalkanes Obtained from CO2 Uptake”, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 198659, 285−294.
  • T. Ito*, M. Kato, M. Yamashita, and H. Ito, “Utilization of Chemical and Structural Characteristics of Tetraaza Cycloalkane Complexes”, J. Coord. Chem198615, 9−52.


  • S. Tero-Kubota*, N. Hoshino, M. Kato, V. L. Goedken, and T. Ito*, “Photochemical Cleavage of the Al-C Bond of Al(TPP)(Et) (TPP = tetraphenylporphyrinato). Spin Trapping of the ˙Al(TPP) Radical and Photolysis Quantum Yield”, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1985, 959−961.
  • M. Kato and T. Ito*, “Facile CO2 Uptake by Zn(II)-Tetraazacycloalkane Complexes. 2.  X-ray Structural Studies of (m-Monomethyl carbonato)(1,4,8,11-tetraazacyclotetradecane)zinc(II) Perchlorate, Zn(O2COCH3)([14]aneN4)(ClO­4), Bis(m-monomethyl carbonato)tris[(1,4,8,12- tetraazacyclopentadecane)zinc(II)] Perchlorate, [[Zn([15]aneN4)]3(O2COCH3)2](ClO4)4, and (Monomethyl carbonato)(1,4,8,11-tetramethyl-1,4,8,11- tetraazacyclotetradecane)zinc(II) Perchlorate, [Zn(O2COCH3)(Me4[14]aneN4)](ClO4)”, Inorg. Chem., 198524, 509−514.
  • M. Kato and T. Ito*, “Facile CO2 Uptake by Zn(II)-Tetraazacycloalkane Complexes. 1. Syntheses, Characterizations and Chemical Properties of (Monoalkyl carbonato)(tetraazacycloalkane)zinc(II) Complexes”, Inorg. Chem., 198524, 504−508.


  • Y. Kitamura*, T. Ito, and M. Kato, “Piezochromism of Nickel(II) Complexes with Tetraaza Macrocyclic Ligands in Water”, Inorg. Chem., 198423, 3836−3838.
  • T. Ito*, M. Kato, and H. Ito, “The Structures of trans-Dichloro- and trans-Bis- (isothiocyanato)nickel(II) Complexes with 1,4,8,11-Tetraazacyclotetradecane, 1,4,8,12-Tetraazacyclopentadecane, and 1,5,9,13-Tetraazacyclohexadecane. The Negative Correlation between the Axial and In-plane Coordination Bond Lengths in Tetragonal Ni(II) Complexes of the trans-NiX2N4 Type”, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 1984, 57, 2641−2649.
  • T. Ito*, M. Kato, and H. Ito, “X-Ray Structural Study on Molecular Stereochemistries of Six-coordinate Zn(II) Complexes of trans-ZnX2N4 Type. Out-of-plane Displacement of Zn(II) from a Plane Formed by In-plane Four Nitrogens”, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 198457, 2634−2640.
  • T. Ito, M. Kato, and H. Ito, “Correlation between Axial and In-Plane Coordination Bond Lengths in Tetragonal Six-coordinate Complexes of the trans-MX2N4 Type (M = Co3+, Ni2+, and Zn2+). X-Ray Structural and ab initio Molecular Orbital Studies”, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 198457, 1556−1561.


  • M. Sugimoto, J. Fujita, H. Ito, K. Toriumi, and T. Ito*, “Tetraaza Macrocyclic Metal Complexes Containing a Medium-Sized Chelate Ring. 2. X-ray Structural Studies of trans-Dichloro(1,4,7,10- tetraazacyclotetradecane)nickel(II) Hydrate, (1,4,7,10-Tetraazacyclopentadecane)nickel(II) Perchlorate, and trans-Dichloro(1,4,7,10-tetraazacyclohexadecane)nickel(II)”, Inorg. Chem., 198322, 955−960.
  • M. Sugimoto, M. Nonoyama, T. Ito, and J. Fujita*, “Tetraaza Macrocyclic Metal Complexes Containing a Medium-Sized Chelate Ring. 1. Syntheses and Characterization of Nickel(II) Complexes with 1,4,7,10-Tetraazacyclotetradecane, -cyclopentadecane, and -cyclohexadecane”, Inorg. Chem., 198322, 950−954.
  • T. Ito*, M. Sugimoto, H. Ito, K. Toriumi, H. Nakayama, W. Mori, and M. Sekizaki, “A Chelate Ring Size Effect on Spin States of Iron(III) Complexes with Hexadentate Ligands Derived from Salicylaldehyde and 4,8-Diazaundecane-1,11-diamine (3,3,3-tet) or 4,7-diazadecane-1,10-Diamine (3,2,3-tet), and Their X-Ray Structures”, Chem. Lett.1983, 121−124.


  • M. Sugimoto, H. Ito, K. Toriumi, and T. Ito*, “Structure of cis-Bis(isothiocyanato)- (1,4,7,10-tetraazacyclotetradecane)nickel(II).  Electronically Controlled cis Coordination”, Acta Crystallogr., 1982B38, 2453−2455.
  • H. Ito, M. Sugimoto, and T. Ito, “Preparation and Molecular Structure of cis-Diaqua[(7S,14S)- 5,5,7,12,12,14-hexamethyl-1,4,8,11-tetraazacyclotetradecane]nickel(II) Chloride”, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 198255, 1971−1972.


  • T. Ito*, M. Sugimoto, K. Toriumi, and H. Ito, “The Structure of trans-Dichloro(1,4,8,11- tetraazacyclotetradecane)nickel(III) Perchlorate”, Chem. Lett.1981, 1477−1478.


  • M. Sugimoto and M. Nonoyama*, “Double Cyclopalladation of 1,1′-Diacetylferrocene Bis(acetylhydrazone)”, Inorg. Nucl. Chem. Lett., 197915, 405−408.
  • M. Nonoyama* and M. Sugimoto, “Synthesis of Cyclopalladated Acetylhydrazones of p-Methyl- acetophenone, Acetylferrocene and 2-Acetylthiophene”, Inorg. Chim. Acta197935, 131−134.