YOSHIDA MasakiLecturerYOSHIDA Masaki

Research fields

Coordination Chemistry, Photochemistry

Research themes

Fine-tuning of intermolecular interactions for the control of metastable crystal phases of luminescent metal complexes

Short biography

Masaki Yoshida received his Ph.D. degree under the supervision of Prof. Ken Sakai at Kyushu University in 2013. Then he spent a postdoctoral year at the Institute for Molecular Science in 2013. In 2014, he began an academic career as an assistant professor at Hokkaido University. Since 2022, he is a lecturer at Kwansei Gakuin University.

Achievements (After 2020)

  • “Importance of Electron Mediator Transparency: Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production from Polyoxometalate using Dye-double-layered Photocatalysts”,
    N. Yoshimura, O. Tomita, R. Abe, M. Yoshida, A. Kobayashi,
    ChemCatChem2023in press. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.202201386
  • “Efficient Water Reduction by Ruthenium-picolinate Dye-sensitized Photocatalyst under Red Light Illumination”,
    T. Shimamura, N. Yoshimura, H. Otsuka, M. Yoshida, A. Kobayashi,
    J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem.2023436, 114412. DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2022.114412
  • “Theoretical Study on the Vapochromic Ni(II)–Quinonoid Complex: One-Dimensional Stacking Structure-Based Color Switching”,
    K. Nomiya, N. Nakatani, N. Nakayama, H. Goto, M. Nakagaki, S. Sakaki, M. Yoshida, M. Kato, M. Hada,
    J. Phys. Chem. A2022126, 7687–7694. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.2c06079
  • “Photocatalyst–mediator Interface Modification by Surface-metal Cations of a Dye-sensitized H2 Evolution Photocatalyst”,
    N. Yoshimura, M. Yoshida, M. Kato, A. Kobayashi,
    Inorg. Chem.202261, 11095–11102. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.2c00851
  • “Water Reduction Photocathodes Based on Ru-complex Dyes Covered with a Conjugated Polymer Nanosheet”,
    T. Shimamura, A. Kobayashi, Y. Oaki, M. Yoshida, M. Kato, 
    Energy & Fuels202236, 11559–11566. DOI; 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.2c00859
  • “Fabrication of Ru-dye-sensitized Photoanodes Composed of a Prussian White-Prussian Blue Heterojunction toward Water Oxidation”,
    A. Kobayashi, H. Otsuka, M. Yoshida, M. Kato, 
    Chem. Lett.202251, 697–699. DOI: 10.1246/cl.220184
  • “Reversible and Stepwise Single-Crystal-to-Single-Crystal Transformation of a Platinum(II) Complex with Vapochromic Luminescence”,
    D. Saito, T. Galica, E. Nishibori, M. Yoshida, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato,
    Chem. Eur. J.202228, e202200703. DOI: 10.1002/chem.202200703. (Inside cover)
  • “Thermo- and Mechano-Triggered Luminescence ON/OFF Switching by Supercooled Liquid/Crystal Transition of Platinum(II) Complex Thin Films”,
    M. Yoshida, V. Sääsk, D. Saito, N. Yoshimura, J. Takayama, S. Hiura, A. Murayama, K. Põhako-Esko, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato, 
    Adv. Opt. Mater.202210, 2102614. DOI: 10.1002/adom.202102614. (Back cover)
  • “New Aspects of Vapochromic Metal Complexes: Cooperative Phenomena in Functions and Structures”,
    M. Kato, M. Yoshida, Y. Sun, A. Kobayashi,
    J. Photochem. Photobiol. C: Photochem. Rev.202251, 100477. DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochemrev.2021.100477
  • “Interfacial Electron Flow Control by Double Nano-architectures for Efficient Ru-dye-sensitized Hydrogen Evolution from Water”,
    N. Yoshimura, A. Kobayashi, T. Kondo, R. Abe, M. Yoshida, M. Kato,
    ACS Appl. Energy Mater.20214, 14352–14362. DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.1c03028
  • “Carbazole Modification of Ruthenium Bipyridine–dicarboxylate Oxygen Evolution Molecular Catalyst”,
    H. Otsuka, A. Kobayashi, M. Yoshida, M. Kato,
    Dalton Trans.202150, 16233–16241. DOI:  10.1039/d1dt02824c  
  • “Halide Replacement Effect on Proton Conductivity and Vapochromic Luminescence of Pt(II) Complexes”,
    A. Kobayashi, S. Imada, Y. Yao, Y. Nagao, Y. Kubota, M. Yoshida, M. Kato, 
    Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn.202194, 2466–2473. DOI: 10.1246/bcsj.20210279
  • “Elastic Deformability and Luminescence of Crystals of Polyhalogenated Platinum(II)-bipyridine Complexes”,
    M. Yoshida, Y. Makino, T. Sasaki, S. Sakamoto, S. Takamizawa, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato,
    CrystEngComm202123, 5891–5898. DOI: 10.1039/D1CE00459J
  • “Two Excited State Collaboration of Heteroleptic Ir(III)-coumarin Complexes for H2 Evolution Dye-sensitized Photocatalysts”,
    A. Kobayashi, E. Muramatsu, M. Yoshida, M. Kato, 
    Energies202114, 2425. DOI: 10.3390/en14092425
  • “Vapochromic Behaviour of a Nickel(II)-quinonoid Complex with Dimensional Changes Between 1D and Higher”,
    R. Yano, M. Yoshida, T. Tsunenari, A. Sato-Tomita, S. Nozawa, Y. Iida, N. Matsunaga, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato,
    Dalton Trans.202150, 8696–8703.  DOI: 10.1039/d1dt00269d (Back Cover)
  • “Cooperative Phenomenon of Vapochromism and Proton Conduction of Luminescent Pt(II) Complexes for the Visualisation of Proton Conductivity”,
    A. Kobayashi, S. Imada, D. Wang, Y. Nagao, M. Yoshida, M. Kato,
    Faraday Discuss.2021225, 184–196. DOI: 10.1039/d0fd00001a
  • “Vapochromic Luminescence of a Spin-coated Copper(I) Complex Thin Film by the Direct Coordination of Vapour Molecules”,
    S. Kondo, N. Yoshimura, M. Yoshida, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato
    Dalton Trans.202049, 16946–16953. DOI: 10.1039/D0DT03167D
  • “Enhancement of Photocatalytic Activity for Hydrogen Production by Surface Modification of Pt-TiO2 Nanoparticles with a Double Layer of Photosensitizers”,
    N. Yoshimura, A. Kobayashi, M. Yoshida, M. Kato,
    Chem. Eur. J.202026, 16939–16946. DOI:  10.1002/chem.202003990
  • “Liquid-liquid Interface-promoted Formation of a Porous Molecular Crystal Based on a Luminescent Platinum(II) Complex”
    M. Kimura, M. Yoshida, S. Fujii, A. Miura, K. Ueno, Y. Shigeta, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato,
    Chem. Commun.202056, 12989–12992. DOI:  10.1039/D0CC04164E
  • “Intense Red-Blue Luminescence Based on Superfine Control of Metal-Metal Interactions for Self-Assembled Platinum(II) Complexes”,
    D. Saito, T. Ogawa, M. Yoshida, J. Takayama, S. Hiura, A. Murayama, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato,
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.202059, 18723–18730. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202008383
  • “Quantitative Thermal Synthesis of Cu(I) Coordination Polymers That Exhibit Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence”,
    A. Kobayashi, T. Ehara, M. Yoshida, M. Kato,
    Inorg. Chem.202059, 9511–9520. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c00341
  • “Luminescent Ionic Liquid Formed from a Melted Rhenium(V) Cluster”,
    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,
    Chem. Commun.202056, 7957–7960. DOI: 10.1039/D0CC02937H
  • “Photosensitizing Ruthenium(II)-Dye Multilayers: Photoinduced Charge Separation and Back Electron Transfer Suppression”,
    N. Yoshimura, A. Kobayashi, W. Genno, T. Okubo, M. Yoshida, M. Kato,
    Sustainable Energy&Fuels20204, 3450–3457. DOI: 10.1039/D0SE00151A
  • “Bright Luminescent Platinum(II)-Biaryl Emitters Synthesized Without Air-Sensitive Reagents”, 
    C. Wakasugi, M. Yoshida, W. M. C. Sameera, Y. Shigeta, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato,
    Chem. Eur. J.202026, 5449–5458. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201905821
  • “Cation-controlled Luminescence Behavior of Anionic Cyclometalated Platinum(II) Complexes”, 
    M. Yoshida, M. Kato,
    Coord. Chem. Rev.2020408, 213194. DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2020.213194
  • “Phosphorescence Properties of Anionic Cyclometalated Platinum(II) Complexes with Fluorine-substituted Tridentate Diphenylpyridine in the Solid State”,
    T. Ogawa, W. M. C. Sameera, M. Yoshida, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato,
    Chem. Phys. Lett.2020739, 137024. DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2019.137024
  • “Aromatic versus Aliphatic α-Diimine Ligands in Heteroleptic Copper(I) Emitters: Photophysical and Electrochemical Properties”,
    M. Yoshida, S. Yanagida, D. Saito, A. Kobayashi, M. Kato,
    Anal. Sci.202036, 67–73. DOI: 10.2116/analsci.19SAP07

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