2016.4.20 Updated Japanese Version

Masakazu MORIMOTO, Dr.

Associate Professor / Department of Chemistry, Rikkyo University, Japan

 

Contact

3-34-1 Nishi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 171-8501, Japan

E-mail: m-morimoto=at=rikkyo.ac.jp (Please replace =at= with @.)

  

Research Interests

Development of photoresponsive molecular crystals based on photochromic diarylethenes

 

Publications

51. N. Fujinaga, N. Nishikawa, R. Nishimura, K. Hyodo, S. Yamazoe, Y. Kojima, K. Yamamoto, T. Tsujioka, M. Morimoto, S. Yokojima, S. Nakamura, K. Uchida

Photoinduced topographical changes on microcrystalline surfaces of diarylethenes

CrystEngComm, in press

 

50. M. Morimoto, R. Kashihara, K. Mutoh, Y. Kobayashi, J. Abe, H. Sotome, S. Ito, H. Miyasaka, M. Irie

Turn-on mode fluorescence photoswitching of diarylethene single crystals

CrystEngComm, in press

 

49. M. Balter, S. Li, M. Morimoto, S. Tang, J. Hernando, G. Guirado, M. Irie, F. M. Raymo, J. Andreasson

Emission color tuning and white-light generation based on photochromic control of energy transfer reactions in polymer micelles

Chem. Sci., in press

 

48. K. Takase, K. Hyodo, M. Morimoto, Y. Kojima, H. Mayama, S. Yokojima, S. Nakamura, K. Uchida

Photoinduced reversible formation of a superhydrophilic surface by crystal growth of diarylethene

Chem. Commun., 52(42), 6885-6887 (2016)

 

47. M. A. Yatoo, G. Cosquer, M. Morimoto, M. Irie, B. K. Breedlove, M. Yamashita

1D chains of lanthanoid ions and a dithienylethene ligand showing slow relaxation of the magnetization

Magnetochemistry, 2(2), 21 (2016)

 

46. A. Fetoh, G. Cosquer, M. Morimoto, M. Irie, O. El-Gammal, G. A. El-Reash, B. K. Breedlove, M. Yamashita

Photo-activation of single molecule magnet behavior in a manganese-based complex

Sci. Rep., 6, 23785; doi: 10.1038/srep23785 (2016)

 

45. T. Ichikawa, M. Morimoto, H. Sotome, S. Ito, H. Miyasaka, M. Irie

Photochromism of diarylethene derivatives having benzophosphole and benzothiophene groups

Dyes Pigm., 126, 186-193 (2016)

 

44. T. Sumi, T. Kaburagi, M. Morimoto, K. Une, H. Sotome, S. Ito, H. Miyasaka, M. Irie

Fluorescent photochromic diarylethene that turns on with visible light

Org. Lett., 17(19), 4802-4805 (2015)

 

43. S. Ohshima, M. Morimoto, M. Irie

Light-driven bending of diarylethene mixed crystals

Chem. Sci., 6(10), 5746-5752 (2015)

 

42. T. Wu, B. Johnsen, Z. Qin, M. Morimoto, D. Baillie, M. Irie, N. R. Branda

Two-colour fluorescent imaging in organisms using self-assembled nano-systems of upconverting nanoparticles and molecular switches

Nanoscale, 7(26), 11263-11266 (2015)

 

41. G. Cosquer, M. Morimoto, M. Irie, A. Fetoh, B. K. Breedlove, M. Yamashita

Photo-control of the magnetic properties of Dy(III) and Ho(III) homometal coordination polymers bridged by a diarylethene ligand

Dalton Trans., 44(13), 5996-6002 (2015)

 

40. R. Kodama, K. Sumaru, K. Morishita, T. Kanamori, K. Hyodo, T. Kamitanaka, M. Morimoto, S. Yokojima, S. Nakamura, K. Uchida

A diarylethene as the SO2 gas generator upon UV irradiation

Chem. Commun., 51(9), 1736-1738 (2015)

 

39. D. Pinkowicz, M. Ren, L.-M. Zheng, S. Sato, M. Hasegawa, M. Morimoto, M. Irie, B. K. Breedlove, G. Cosquer, K. Katoh, M. Yamashita

Control of the single-molecule magnet behavior of lanthanide-diarylethene photochromic assemblies by irradiation with light

Chem. Eur. J., 20(39), 12502-12513 (2014)

 

38. Y. Tatsumi, N. Fujinaga, M. Kasuno, M. Morimoto, S. Yokojima, S. Nakamura, K. Uchida

A photo- and halochromic multicolor switching system consisting of diarylethene and malachite green moieties

New J. Chem., 38(12), 5706-5714 (2014)

 

37. T. Yamaguchi, M. Hosaka, K. Shinohara, T. Ozeki, M. Fukuda, S. Takami, Y. Ishibashi, T. Asahi, M. Morimoto

Photochromism and fluorescence properties of 1,2-bis(2-alkyl-1-benzothiophene-3-yl)perhydrocyclopentenes

J. Photochem. Photobiol. A, 285, 44-51 (2014)

 

36. T. Yamaguchi, Y. Kamihashi, T. Ozeki, A. Uyama, J. Kitai, M. Kasuno, K. Sumaru, Y. Kimura, S. Yokojima, S. Nakamura, M. Morimoto, K. Uchida

Photochromic reaction of diarylethenes having phenol moiety as an aryl ring

Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 87(4), 528-538 (2014)

 

35. T. Sumi, Y. Takagi, A. Yagi, M. Morimoto, M. Irie

Photoirradiation wavelength dependence of cycloreversion quantum yields of diarylethenes

Chem. Commun., 50(30), 3928-3930 (2014)

Inside back coverに図が掲載されました.

 

34. S. Yagai, K. Iwai, M. Yamauchi, T. Karatsu, A. Kitamura, S. Uemura, M. Morimoto, H. Wang, F. Wurthner

Photocontrol over self-assembled nanostructures of pi-pi stacked dyes supported by the parallel conformer of diarylethene

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 53(10), 2602-2606 (2014)

 

33. T. Ichikawa, M. Morimoto, M. Irie

Asymmetric photoreaction of a diarylethene in hydrogen-bonded cocrystals with chiral molecules

Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 13(2), 199-204 (2014)

 

32. Y. Shoji, A. Yagi, M. Horiuchi, M. Morimoto, M. Irie

Photochromic diarylethene derivatives having hydrophilic substituents

Israel J. Chem., 53(5), 303-311 (2013)

 

31. Y. Takagi, T. Kunishi, T. Katayama, Y. Ishibashi, H. Miyasaka, M. Morimoto, M. Irie

Photoswitchable fluorescent diarylethene derivatives with short alkyl chain substituents

Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 11(11), 1661-1665 (2012)

 

30. M. Morimoto, N, Takashio, M. Irie

Crystal structures and dielectric properties of 2-imidazoline derivatives having intermolecular hydrogen-bonded networks

Chem. Lett., 41(5), 525-527 (2012)

 

29. S. Sakiyama, S. Yamazoe, A. Uyama, M. Morimoto, S. Yokojima, Y. Kojima, S. Nakamura, K. Uchida

Photoinduced reversible heteroepitaxial microcrystal growth of a photochromic diarylethene on (110) surface of SrTiO3

Cryst. Growth Des., 12(3), 1464-1468 (2012)

 

28. S. Yagai, K. Ohta, M. Gushiken, K. Iwai, A. Asano, S. Seki, Y. Kikkawa, M. Morimoto, A. Kitamura, T. Karatsu

Photoreversible supramolecular polymerisation and hierarchical organization of hydrogen-bonded supramolecular co-polymers composed of diarylethenes and oligothiophenes

Chem. Eur. J., 18(8), 2244-2253 (2012)

 

27. F. Terao, M. Morimoto, M. Irie

Light-driven molecular-crystal actuators: rapid and reversible bending of rodlike mixed crystals of diarylethene derivatives

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 51(4), 901-904 (2012)

Hot paperに選ばれました.Inside coverに図が掲載されました.

 

26. T. Yamaguchi, M. Hosaka, T. Ozeki, M. Morimoto, M. Irie

Photochromism of diarylethene derivatives bearing a benzo[b]silole unit

Tetrahedron Lett., 52(43), 5601-5604 (2011)

 

25. K. Uno, H. Niikura, M. Morimoto, Y. Ishibashi, H. Miyasaka, M. Irie

In situ preparation of highly fluorescent dyes upon photoirradiation

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133(34), 13558-13564 (2011)

 

24. M. Morimoto, K. Murata, T. Michinobu

Photochemical control of a highly efficient addition reaction between electron-rich alkynes and tetracyanoethylene

Chem. Commun., 47(35), 9819-9821 (2011)

 

23. T. Yamaguchi, W. Taniguchi, T. Kagawa, Y. Kamihashi, T. Ozeki, M. Morimoto, M. Irie

Photochromism of 1,2-bis(5-n-alkyl-2-phenyloxazol-4-yl)perfluorocyclopentene derivatives in single-crystalline phase

Chem. Lett., 40(6), 635-637 (2011)

 

22. A. Uyama, S. Yamazoe, S. Shigematsu, M. Morimoto, S. Yokojima, H. Mayama, Y. Kojima, S. Nakamura, K. Uchida

Reversible photocontrol of surface wettability between hydrophilic and superhydrophobic surfaces on an asymmetric diarylthene solid surface

Langmuir, 27(10), 6395-6400 (2011)

 

21. M. Morimoto, M. Irie

Photochemical control of dielectric properties based on intermolecular proton transfer in a hydrogen-bonded diarylethene crystal

Chem. Commun., 47(14), 4186-4188 (2011)

 

20. T, Shiga, H. Miyasaka, M. Yamashita, M. Morimoto, M. Irie

Copper(II)-terbium(III) single-molecule magnets linked by photochromic ligands

Dalton Trans., 40(10), 2275-2282 (2011)

 

19. M. Morimoto, M. Irie

A diarylethene cocrystal that converts light into mechanical work

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132(40), 14172-14178 (2010)

紹介記事: RSC Chemistry World, PHYSORG.COM, Chem-Station, JACS Select

 

18. H. Ohara, M. Morimoto, M. Irie

Photochromism of dithienylethene single crystals having anthracene substituents

Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 9(8), 1079-1081 (2010)

Front coverに図が掲載されました.

 

17. L. Kuroki, S. Takami, K. Yoza, M. Morimoto, M. Irie

Photoinduced shape changes of diarylethene single crystals: correlation between shape changes and molecular packing

Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 9(2), 221-225 (2010)

 

16. M. Irie, M. Morimoto

Photochromic diarylethene molecules and crystals

Pure Appl. Chem., 81(9), 1655-1665 (2009)

 

15. M. Morimoto, H. Miyasaka, M. Yamashita, M. Irie

Coordination assemblies of [Mn4] single-molecule magnets linked by photochromic ligands: photochemical control of the magnetic properties

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131(28), 9823-9835 (2009)

 

14. M. Morimoto, M. Irie

Photochromism of diarylethene derivatives having cyclohexyl and cyclohexenyl groups in single-component crystals and a two-component mixed crystal

Tetrahedron Lett., 50(26), 3404-3407 (2009)

 

13. M. Morimoto, S. Kobatake, M. Irie

Absolute asymmetric photocyclization in chiral diarylethene co-crystals with octafluoronaphthalene

Chem. Commun., 44(3), 335-337 (2008)

 

12. M. Morimoto, S. Kobatake, M. Irie

Photochromism of a diarylethene charge-transfer complex: photochemical control of intermolecular charge-transfer interaction

Chem. Commun., 42(25), 2656-2658 (2006)

 

11. M. Morimoto, M. Irie

Photochromic reactions of diarylethenes in single crystals with intermolecular O-H...N hydrogen-bonding networks

Chem. Eur. J., 12(16), 4275-4282 (2006)

 

10. M. Morimoto, M. Irie

Photochromism of diarylethene single crystals: crystal structures and photochromic performance (Feature Article)

Chem. Commun., 41(31), 3895-3905 (2005)

 

9. M. Morimoto, S. Kobatake, M. Irie

Crystal engineering of photochromic diarylethene derivatives by aryl-perfluoroaryl interaction

Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 431(1), 229-234 (2005)

 

8. S. Kobatake, M. Morimoto, M. Irie

Nanolayered structures in photochromic crystal of 1,2-bis-(2-methyl-5-p-methoxyphenyl-3-thienyl)perfluorocyclopentene

Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 431(1), 223-227 (2005)

 

7. M. Morimoto, S. Kobatake, M. Irie

Crystal engineering of photochromic diarylethene single crystals

Chem. Rec., 4(1), 23-38 (2004)

 

6. M. Morimoto, S. Kobatake, M. Irie

Photochromism of diarylethenes in nanolayers of a single crystal

Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2(11), 1088-1094 (2003)

 

5. M. Morimoto, S. Kobatake, M. Irie

Aryl-perfluoroaryl interaction in photochromic diarylethene crystals

Cryst. Growth Des., 3(5), 847-854 (2003)

 

4. M. Morimoto, S. Kobatake, M. Irie

Multicolor photochromism of two- and three-component diarylethene crystals

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 125(36), 11080-11087 (2003)

 

3. M. Morimoto, S. Kobatake, M. Irie

Polymorphism of 1,2-bis(2-methyl-5-p-methoxyphenyl-3-thienyl)perfluorocyclopentene and photochromic reactivity of the single crystals

Chem. Eur. J., 9(3), 621-627 (2003)

 

2. S. Kobatake, M. Morimoto, Y. Asano, A. Murakami, S. Nakamura, M. Irie

Absorption spectra of colored isomer of diarylethene in single crystals

Chem. Lett., 31(12), 1224-1225 (2002)

 

1. M. Morimoto, S. Kobatake, M. Irie

Multi-colored photochromic crystals of diarylethene mixtures

Adv. Mater., 14(15), 1027-1029 (2002)