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Publications in 2020

1. Chapter 1. Photomechanical Behavior of Photochromic Diarylethene Crystals
S. Kobatake, D. Kitagawa
Mechanically Responsive Materials for Soft Robotics, Ed.: H. Koshima, Wiley-VCH Verlag, pp. 3-28 (2020).
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2. Effects of template and molecular nanostructure on the performance of organic-inorganic photomechanical actuator membranes
X. Dong, T. Guo, D. Kitagawa, S. Kobatake, P. Palffy-Muhoray, C. J. Bardeen
Adv. Funct. Mater., 30(2), 1902396 (9 pages) (2020).
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201902396


3. Synthesis and fluorescence on/off switching of hyperbranched polymers having diarylethene at the branching point
K. Shimizu, R. Metivier, S. Kobatake
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem.390, 112341 (8 pages) (2020).
DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2019.112341, published on March 1, 2020 (online: December 28, 2019).


4. A dominant factor of the cycloreversion reactivity of diarylethene derivatives as revealed by femtosecond time-resolved absorption spectroscopy
H. Sotome, K. Une, T. Nagasaka, S. Kobatake, M. Irie, H. Miyasaka
J. Chem. Phys., 152(3), 034301 (9 pages) (2020).
DOI: 10.1063/1.5134552, published on January 21, 2020.


5. Synthesis and multicolor emission properties of polystyrene with difluoroboron avobenzone complexes at side chains
K. Shimizu, A. Okuma, S. Katsumi, F. Ito, S. Kobatake
Dyes and Pigments, 177, 108283 (7 pages) (2020).
DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2020.108283, published on June, 2020 (online: February 15, 2020).


6. Mechanical actuation and patterning of rewritable crystalline monomer-polymer heterostructures via topochemical polymerization in a dual-responsive photochromic organic material
R. Samanta, D. Kitagawa, A. Mondal, M. Bhattacharya, M. Annadhasan, S. Mondal, R. Chandrasekar, S. Kobatake, C. M. Reddy
ACS Appl. Mater. Interf., 12(14), 16856-16863 (2020).
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b23189, published on April 8, 2020 (online: March 12, 2020).


7. Improving photosensitivity without changing thermal reactivity in photochromic diarylbenzenes based on accurate prediction by DFT calculations
D. Kitagawa, N. Takahashi, T. Nakahama, S. Kobatake
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 19(5), 644-653 (2020).
DOI: 10.1039/D0PP00024H, published on May 1, 2020 (online: March 24, 2020).


8. Enhancement of coloring under ultraviolet irradiation in photochromic diarylbenzenes
S. Hamatani, D. Kitagawa, T. Nakahama, S. Kobatake
Tetrahedron Lett.61(24), 151968 (5 pages) (2020).
DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2020.151968, online May 28, 2020 and published on June 11, 2020.


9. Photoreversible birefringence change of diarylethene single crystals as revealed by change in molecular polarizability anisotropy
K. Morimoto, H. Tsujioka, D. Kitagawa, S. Kobatake
J. Phys. Chem. A124(23), 4732-4741 (2020).
Selected as a cover in this issue
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.0c02774, published on June 11, 2020.


10. Nanosecond laser photothermal effect-triggered amplification of photochromic reactions in diarylethene nanoparticles
Y. Ishibashi, S. Nakai, K. Masuda, D. Kitagawa, S. Kobatake, T. Asahi
Chem. Commun., 56(52), 7088-7091 (2020).
Selected as a back cover in this issue
DOI: 10.1039/D0CC00884B, published on July 4, 2020.


11. Geometrical evolution and formation of the photoproduct in the cycloreversion reaction of a diarylethene derivative probed with molecular vibrations
H. Sotome, H. Okajima, T. Nagasaka, Y. Tachii, A. Sakamoto, S. Kobatake, M. Irie, H. Miyasaka
ChemPhysChem., 21(14), 1524-1530 (2020).
Selected as the front cover in this issue
DOI: 10.1002/cphc.202000315, published on July 17, 2020 (online: June 2, 2020).


12. Chapter 15. Solid-state fluorescence switching using photochromic diarylethenes
S. Kobatake, T. Nakahama
Advances in Organic Crystal Chemistry, Comprehensive Reviews 2020, Eds.: M. Sakamoto, H. Uekusa, Springer, Singapore, pp. 299-323 (2020).
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-5085-0_15


13. Photoluminescence ON/OFF switching of a single colloidal quantum dot using photochromic diarylethene
N. Yano, M. Yamauchi, D. Kitagawa, S. Kobatake, S. Masuo
J. Phys. Chem. C, 124(31), 17423-17429 (2020).
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c05030, published on July 13, 2020 (online).


14. Photoresponsive molecular crystals for light-driven photoactuators
S. Kobatake, D. Kitagawa
Photosynergetic Responses in Molecules and Molecular Aggregates, Eds.: H. Miyasaka, K. Matsuda, J. Abe, T. Kawai, Springer, Singapore, pp 427-447 (2020).
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-5451-3_25


15. Symmetry breaking and photomechanical behavior of photochromic organic crystals
D. Kitagawa, C. J. Bardeen, S. Kobatake
Symmetry, 12(9), 1478 (16 pages) (2020).
Selected as the front cover in this issue
DOI: 10.3390/sym12091478, published on September 9, 2020.
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