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V. S. Nair, R. D. Mukhopadhyay, A. Saeki, S. Seki and A. Ajayaghosh
A π-gel scaffold for assembling fullerene to photoconducting supramolecular rods
Sci. Adv., 2(9), e1600142(2016). DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1600142

T. Ohto, H. Masai, J. Terao, W. Matsuda, S. Seki, Y. Tsuji and H. Tada
Enhancement of Carrier Mobility through Deformation Potential in Metal-Containing Insulated Molecular Wires
J. Phys. Chem. C, 120(47), 26637-26644(2016). DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b08557

Y. Liu, D. Xia, B. Li, Q. Zhang, T. Sakurai, Y. Tan, S. Seki, S. Xie and L. Zheng
Functional Sulfur-Doped Buckybowls and Their Concave–Convex Supramolecular Assembly with Fullerenes
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 55(42), 13047–13051(2016). DOI: 10.1002/anie.201606383

T. Higashino, T. Yamada, T. Sakurai, S. Seki and H. Imahori
Fusing Porphyrins and Phospholes: Synthesis and Analysis of a Phosphorus-Containing Porphyrin
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 55(40), 12311–12315(2016). DOI: 10.1002/anie.201607417

S. Reboredo, R. M. Girón. S. Filipone, T. Mikie, T. Sakurai, S. Seki and N. Martin
Cyclobuteno[60]fullerenes as Efficient n-Type Organic Semiconductors
Chem. Eur. J., 22(38), 13627-13631(2016). DOI: 10.1002/chem.201602813

F. K. Leung, F. Ishiwari, T. Kajitani, Y. Shoji, T. Hikima, M. Tanaka, A. Saeki, S. Seki, Y. M. A. Yamada and T. Fukushima
Supramolecular Scaffold for Tailoring the Two-Dimensional Assembly of Functional Molecular Units into Organic Thin Films
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138(36), 11727–11733(2016). DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b05513

T. Ikeda, H. Tamura, T. Sakurai, and S. Seki
Control of optical and electrical properties of nanosheets by chemical structure of turning point in foldable polymer
Nanoscale, 8(30), 14673-14681(2016). DOI: 10.1039/C6NR01066K

J. Liu, W. Zhou, J. Liu, Y. Fujimori, T. Higashino, H. Imahori, X. Jiang, J. Zhao, T. Sakurai, Y. Hattori, W. Matsuda, S. Seki, S. K. Garlapati, S. Dasgupta, E. Redel, L. Sun, and C. Wöll
A new class of epitaxial porphyrin metal-organic framework thin films with extremely high photocarrier generation efficiency: promising materials for all-solid-state solar cell
J. Mater. Chem. A, 4(33), 12739-12747(2016). DOI: 10.1039/C6TA04898F

C. Zhao, T. Sakurai, S. Yoneda, S. Seki, S. Li, M. Sugimoto, C. Oki, M. Takeuchi, and K. Sugiyasu
Stabilization of Charge Carriers in Picket-Fence Polythiophenes Using Dielectric Side Chains
Chem. Asian J., 11(16), 2284-2290(2016). DOI: 10.1002/asia.201600738

A. Horio, T. Sakurai, G.B.V.S. Lakshmi, D. K. Avasthi, M. Sugimoto, T. Yamaki, and S. Seki
Formation of Nanowires by Single Particle-Triggered Linear Polymerization of Solid-State Aromatic Molecules
Nanoscale, 8(32), 14925-14931(2016). DOI: 10.1039/C6NR03297D

Y. Haketa, D. Katayama, S. Fukunaga, Y. Bando, T. Sakurai, W. Matsuda, S. Seki, and H. Maeda
Ion-Free and Ion-Pairing Assemblies of Anion-Responsive π-Electronic Systems Possessing Directly Linked Alkyl Chains
Chem. Asian J., 11(14), 2025-2029(2016). DOI: 10.1002/asia.201600712

S. H. Mejías, J. López-Andarias, T. Sakurai, S. Yoneda, K. P. Erazo, S. Seki, C. Atienza, N. Martín, and A. L. Cortajarena
Repeat protein scaffolds: ordering photo- and electroactive molecules in solution and solid state
Chem. Sci., 7(8), 4842-4847(2016). DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01306F

S. Tsukuda, M. Omichi, M. Sugimoto, A. Idesaki, V. S. Padalkar, and S. Seki
Anisotropic swelling of hydrogel nanowires based on poly(vinylpyrrolidone) fabricated by single-particle nanofabrication technique
J. Polym. Sci. Polym. Phys., 54(19), 1950-1956(2016). DOI: 10.1002/polb.24100

T. Hosomi, H. Masai, W. Matsuda, S. Seki, T. Fujihara, Y. Tsuji, and J. Terao
Synthesis of Highly Insulated Conjugated Metallopolymers Containing Terpyridine-Metal Complexes
Chem. Lett., 45(8), 931-933(2016). DOI: 10.1246/cl.160386

A. Horio, T. Sakurai, V. S. Padalkar, D. Sakamaki, T. Yamaki, M. Sugimoto, and S. Seki
Fabrication of Fluorescent Nanowires via High-Energy Particles-Triggered Polymerization Reactions
J. Photopolym. Sci. Technol., 29(3), 373-377(2016). DOI: 10.2494/photopolymer.29.373

Y. Tsutsui, G. Schweicher, B. Chattopadhyay, T. Sakurai, J.-B. Arlin, C. Ruzié, A. Aliev, A. Ciesielski, S. Colella, A. R. Kennedy, V. Lemaur, Y. Olivier, R. Hadji, L. Sanguinet, F. Castet, D. Beljonne, J. Cornil, P. Samorì, S. Seki, and Y. H. Geerts
Unraveling Unprecedented Charge Carrier Mobility through Structure Property Relationship of Four Isomers of Didodecyl[1]benzothieno[3,2-b][1]benzothiophene
Adv. Mater., 28(33), 7106-7114(2016). DOI: 10.1002/adma.201601285

V. S. Padalkar, D. Sakamaki, K. Kuwada, A. Horio, H. Okamoto, N. Tohnai, T. Akutagawa, K. Sakai, and S. Seki
π-π Interactions: Influence on molecular packing and solid state emission of ESIPT and non-ESIPT motifs
Asian J. Org. Chem., 5(7), 938-945(2016). DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.201600159

T. Kobashi, D. Sakamaki, and S. Seki
N-Substituted Dicyanomethylphenyl Radicals: Dynamic Covalent Properties and Formation of Stimuli-Responsive Cyclophanes by Self-Assembly
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 55(30), 8634-8638(2016). DOI: 10.1002/anie.201603409

W. Tuchinda, K. Enomoto, T. Sakurai, V. S. Padalkar, H. L. Cheng, M. T. Tang, A. Horio, D. Sakamaki, M. Omichi, A. Saeki, K. Kikuchi, Y. Hori, A. Chiba, Y. Saito, T. Kamiya, M. Sugimoto, and S. Seki
Fabrication of 'Clickable' Polyfluorene Nanowires with High Aspect Ratio as Biological Sensing Platforms
ACS Sensors, 1(6), 766-774(2016). DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.6b00070

Y. Bando, Y. Haketa, T. Sakurai, W. Matsuda, S. Seki, H. Takeya, and H. Maeda
Ion-Pairing Assemblies Based on Pentacyano-Substituted Cyclopentadienide as a π-Electronic Anion
Chem. Eur. J., 22(23), 7843-7850(2016). DOI: 10.1002/chem.201600686

A. Takai, D. Sakamaki, S. Seki, Y. Matsushita, and M. Takeuchi
Ferrocene-Substituted Naphthalenediimide with Broad Absorption and Electron-Transport Properties in the Segregated-Stack Structure
Chem. Eur. J., 22(22), 7385-7388(2016). DOI: 10.1002/chem.201600196

V. S. Padalkar, D. Sakamaki, K. Kuwada, N. Tohnai, T. Akutagawa, K. Sakai, and S. Seki
AIE Active Triphenylamine–Benzothiazole Based Motifs: ESIPT or ICT emission
RSC Adv., 6(32), 26941-26949(2016). DOI: 10.1039/C6RA02417C

K. Oda, S. Hiroto, D. Sakamaki, S. Seki, and H. Shinokubo
Fully-Substituted 1,3-Butadienes as π-Conjugated Linkers between Pyrenes
Chem. Lett., 45(4), 4003-405(2016). DOI: 10.1246/cl.151181

T. Sakurai, Y. Tsutsui, K. Kato, M. Takata, and S. Seki
Preferential Formation of Columnar Mesophases via Peripheral Modification of Discotic π-Systems with Immiscible Side Chain Pairs
J. Mater. Chem. C, 4(7), 1490-1496(2016). DOI: 10.1039/C6TC00021E

I. Hisaki, K. Osaka, N. Ikenaka, A. Saeki, N. Tohnai, S. Seki, and M. Miyata
Arrangement Modulation of π-Stacked Columnar Assemblies of Octadehydrodibenzo[12]annulene: Substituent Effects of Peripheral Thienyl and Phenyl Rings
Cryst. Growth Des., 16(2), 714-721(2016). DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.5b01273

T. Seki, K. Sakurada, M. Muromoto, S. Seki, and H. Ito
Detailed Investigation of the Structural, Thermal, and Electronic Properties of Gold Isocyanide Complexes with Mechano-Triggered Single-Crystal-to-Single-Crystal Phase Transitions
Chem. Eur. J., 22(6), 1968-1978(2016). DOI: 10.1002/chem.201503721

R. Yamakado, T. Sakurai, W. Matsuda, S. Seki, N. Yasuda, S. Akine, and H. Maeda
π-Electron Systems That Form Planar and Interlocked Anion Complexes and Their Ion-Pairing Assemblies
Chem. Eur. J., 22(2), 628-638(2016). DOI: 10.1002/chem.201503654

M. W. A. MacLean, T. Kitao, T. Suga, M. Mizuno, S. Seki, T. Uemura, and S. Kitagawa
Unraveling Inter- and Intrachain Electronics in Polythiophene Assemblies Mediated by Coordination Nanospaces
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 55(2), 708-713(2016). DOI: 10.1002/anie.201510084

V. S. Padalkar and S. Seki
Excited-state intramolecular proton-transfer (ESIPT)-inspired solid state emitters
Chem. Soc. Rev., 45(1), 169-202(2016). DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00543D

S. Tsukuda, R. Takahasi, S. Seki, M. Sugimoto, A. Idesaki, M. Yoshikawa, and S. Tanaka
Fabrication of Pt nanoparticle incorporated polymer nanowires by high energy ion and electron beam irradiation
Radiat. Phys. Chem., 118, 16-20(2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.radphyschem.2015.05.029