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Professor Doctor of Science
Department/Science  Graduate school/Science

Broad-based research on the synthesis of organic compounds having a variety of functions, including their applications such as organic transistors and organic solar cells. In particular, synthesis of fluorescent organic materials with potential application as organic EL materials.

Fluorescent Organic Compounds Emitting in All Visible Region - Structures, Spectra, and Light-emitting Appearance -

Research Area Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Chemistry of Functional Molecules
Research Interests Creation of Fluorescent Organic Compounds
Synthesis of Single Molecular White-Fluorescent Materials
Creation of Novel π-Conjugated Compounds
Creation of Sensitizer for Organic Solar Cell
Selected Publications (1) Highly Emissive Whole Rainbow Fluorophores Consisting of 1,4-Bis(2-phenylethynyl)benzene Core Skeleton: Design, Synthesis and Light-Emitting Characteristics. J. Phys. Chem. A, 2015, 119, 8630-8642.
(2) Assembly of Substituted 2-Alkylquinolines by a Sequentially Controlled Palladium-Catalyzed C-N and C-C Bond Formation, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 7670-7673.
(3) How the π Conjugation Length Effects the Fluorescence Emission Efficiency, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008. 130, 13867-13869.
Research and Achievements
(Undergraduate Course)
Tohoku University

Synthetic Organic Chemistry Laboratory

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Academic Staff and Fellows