Molecular Nanocarbons

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2018.05.31
Member: Dr.Hiroyuki Tanaka was resigned.
2018.04.30
Member: Dr.Guillaume Povie and Ms.Lili Zhao were resigned.
2018.04.25
Award: Prof. Itami received the Guthikonda Lectureship from Stanford University.
2018.04.21
Award: Dr. Kei Murakami received the Maruyama Memorial Research Award.
2018.04.21
Award: Prof. Itami received The Rowland Pettit Centennial Visiting Professorship of University of Texas at Austin.
2018.04.18
Publication: Recent advances in acetylene-based helical oligomers and polymers:Synthesis, structures, and properties in Tetrahedron Lett.
2018.04.17
Award: Dr. Segawa has won "The Young Scientists’ Prize" from MEXT.
2018.04.08
Press: Dr.Murakami's interview (in Japanese) is available on TBS website.
2018.04.01
Member: Dr. Shim Jooyoung joined as a Postdoc.
       Ms.Takayo Noguchi joined as an Administrative Staff.
2018.03.31
Member: Dr. Noriaki Ozaki moved to Yokohama City University as a designated assistant        professor.
 Member: Ms. Fushimi, Ms.Ito and Mr. Kinoshita were resigned. Farewell party
2018.03.21
Carbon nanobelt is now commercially available from Tokyo Chemical Industry Co., Ltd (TCI).
TCI "Carbon nanobelt"Carbon nanobelt video (in Japanese)
2018.03.21
Publication: Synthesis and Structure of a Propeller-Shaped Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Containing Seven-Membered Rings in Org. Lett.
2018.03.06
Publication: Synthesis of α-Fluoroimines by Copper-catalyzed Reaction of Diarylacetylenes and N-Fluorobenzenesulfonimide in Chem. Lett.
2018.02.28
Award: Dr. Murakami receives Akasaki Award 2017.
2018.02.07
Seminar: Dr. Shu Tanaka
2018.02.06
Award: Dr. Ito has won "12th PCCP (Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics) Price" from RSC and CSJ.
2018.02.05
Publication: Unidirectional molecular assembly alignment on graphene enabled by nanomechanical symmetry breaking in Sci. Rep. press release
2018.01.30
Publication: A Water-soluble Warped Nanographene: Synthesis and Applications for Photo-induced Cell Death in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. press release
2018.01.26
Publication: Synthesis of partially and fully fused polyaromatics by annulative chlorophenylene dimerization in Science. press release
2018.01.18
Seminar: Dr. Hirotomo Nishihara
2018.01.14
Award: Prof. Itami receives the 35th CSJ Award for Creative Work 2018.
2018.01.12
Seminar: Prof. Masahiro Yamashita
2018.01.11
Publication: C–H Arylation of Phenanthrene with Trimethylphenylsilane by Pd/o-Chloranil Catalysis: Computational Studies on the Mechanism, Regioselectivity, and Role of o-Chloranil in J. Am. Chem. Soc.
2017.12.26
Publication: A Quintuple [6]Helicene with a Corannulene Core as a C5-symmetric Propeller-shaped π-System in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
2017.12.12
Seminar: Dr. Daisuke Kiriya.
2017.12.07
Press: Our movie on Youtube, "The moment the structure of the carbon nanobelt appeared" has been highlighted in Nature Spotlight.
2017.11.30
Member: Dr. Tomohiro Fukushima moved to Hokkaido University as an Assistant Professor. Farewell party
2017.11.27
Publication: Hole-transporting materials based on thiophene-fused arenes from sulfur-mediated thienannulations in Mater. Chem. Front.
2017.11.16
Award: Prof. Itami has been named as the 2017 Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate Analytics.
2017.11.13
Award: Dr. Segawa has won Ishida Award 2017.
2017.11.05
Award: Dr. Ozaki has won The Excellent Presentation Awards in 26th Symposium on Organic Crystals.
2017.11.01
Member: Dr. Hideto Ito joined as the sub group leader of Chemical Synthesis group.
       Dr. Takehisa Maekawa joined as Postdocs.
2017.10.23
Press: Prof. Kenichiro Itami's interview has been featured in Technologist’s Magazine vol.10.
Cover picture
2017.10.04
Award: Mr. Akira Takakura has won "Young Scientist Poster Award" and "Journal of Materials Chemistry A award" in the 53th Fullerenes, Nanotubes, and Graphene General Symposium.
2017.10.01
Member: Ms. Masako Fushimi joined as a Technical Staff.
2017.09.26
Press: Prof. Itami's interview (in Japanese) in available in the Top Researchers website.
2017.09.08
Award: Prof. Itami has been selected as 2017 ICI Distinguished Lecturer in University of Calgary, Canada.
2017.09.01
Award: Dr. Ito won Verder-Scientific Award
2017.08.31
Publication: Oxidative Homocoupling Reaction of Aryltrimethylsilanes by Pd/o-chloranil Catalysis in Chem. Lett.
2017.08.24
Publication: Rapid Access to Nanographenes and Fused Heteroaromatics by Palladium-Catalyzed Annulative π-Extension Reaction of Unfunctionalized Aromatics with Diiodobiaryls in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
2017.08.10
Publication: Annulative π-Extension (APEX): Rapid Access to Fused Arenes, Heteroarenes, and Nanographenes in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
2017.08.04
Symposium: International ERATO Itami Molecular Nanocarbon Symposium 2017 was held on Aug 3-4th at Noyori Conference Hall, Nagoya University. Poster
2017.07.19
Award: Prof. Itami has been selected as the Guthikonda Lectureship from Stanford University.
2017.07.07
Publication: Laterally π-Extended Dithia[6]helicenes with Heptagons: Saddle-Helix Hybrid Molecules in J. Org. Chem.
2017.07.01
Member:Dr. Chaolumen joined as Postdocs.
2017.06.07
Publication: Electro-Activated Conductivity and White Light Emission of a Hydrocarbon Nanoring-Iodine Assembly in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. press release
2017.05.13
Publication: Synthesis, properties, and crystal structures of π-extended double [6]helicenes: contorted multi-dimensional stacking lattice in Org. Biomol. Chem.
2017.05.03
Award: Professor Kenichiro Itami receives the Chunichi Cultural Award
2017.04.14
Publication: Synthesis of a Carbon Nanobelt in Science. press release
2017.04.03
Member: Ms. Emi Ito, Mr. Yuji Kato, Mr. Junya Shirasaki, and Ms. Kotono Yamanoue joined as a Technical Staff. Welcome Party