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Yutaka Matsuo


1992–1996 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering Science, Osaka University
Awarded the degree of B.S. in chemistry
1996–2001 Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University
Awarded the degree of Ph.D. in chemistry under direction of Professors Kazuhide Tani and Kazushi Mashima

Research and Professional Experience

1998–2001 Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS; DC1)
2001–2004 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, The University of Tokyo
2004–2010 Group Leader, Functional Complex Group, Nakamura Functional Carbon Cluster Project, ERATO, Japan Science and Technology Agency
2009-2016 Project Professor, Department of Chemistry, The University of Tokyo
2010         Visiting Professor, University of Strasbourg, France
2013-        Visiting Professor, University of Tsukuba
2013-2014 Visiting Professorships for Senior International Scientists, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

2016-        Professor, Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale, and Department of Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Materials ScienceUniversity of Science and Technology of China

2016-        Project Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

2016-2018 Visiting Researcher, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

2016-2017 Visiting Professor, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University

2018-        Visiting Professor, New Industry Creation Hatchery Center, Tohoku University

2019-        Professor, Institute of Materials Innovation, Institutes of Innovation for Future Society, Nagoya University

2020-        Professor, Department of Chemical System Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University


2005 The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists
2007.2 The Osawa Award of the Fullerenes and Nanotubes Research Society
2007.7 Lectureship of Pedersen Seminar Series, DuPont
2007.9 The Young Scientists Award of the Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry
2010.2 Chemistry Innovation UT GCOE Lectureship Award
2010.4 The Young Scientists' Prize, The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
2012.9 Nozoe Memorial Award for Young Organic Chemists
2012.11 Banyu Chemist Award
2014.1 Thieme Chemistry Journal Award 2014

Research Fields

Organic Solar Cells, Carbon Cluster Science, Organic Materials Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry


(1) Ligand Exchange Reactions of a 1,3-Butadiene Complex of Magnesium

Kazushi Mashima, Yutaka Matsuo, Hiroki Fukumoto, Kazuhide Tani, Hajime Yasuda, and Akira Nakamura

J. Organomet. Chem. 1997, 545/546, 549–552.

[DOI: 10.1016/S0022-328X(97)00380-X]


(2) Nonplanar σ2,π- and Planar σ2-Enediamide Coordinations of 1,4-Di(p-methoxyphenyl) -1,4-diaza-1,3-butadiene (= MeOC6H4-DAD) on Ta(η5-C5R5) Fragments (R = H, Me): Crystal Structures of TaCl22,π-MeOC6H4-dad)(η5-C5R5) and Ta(σ2-MeOC6H4-dad)(η5-C5Me5)(η4-1,3-butadiene)

Kazushi Mashima, Yutaka Matsuo, and Kazuhide Tani

Chem. Lett. 1997, 767–768.

[DOI: 10.1246/cl.1997.767]


(3) Oxidative Reaction of 1,5-Dithioniabicyclo[3.3.0]octane Bis(trifluoromethanesulfonate) with Diene Complexes of Zirconium and Tantalum: Synthesis of Cp2Zr(OTf)2(thf) and Cp(η4-1,3-butadiene)Ta(OTf)2

Kazushi Mashima, Toshiyuki Oshiki, Yutaka Matsuo, and Kazuhide Tani

Chem. Lett. 1997, 793–794.

[DOI: 10.1246/cl.1997.793]


(4) Polymerization of Methyl Methacrylate Catalyzed by Tantalum-diene Complexes, Ta(η5-C5R5)(η4-1,3-butadiene)2 (R = H and Me), in the presence of cocatalyst AlMe(OC6H2-2,6-(tBu)2-4-Me)2

Kazushi Mashima, Yutaka Matsuo, and Kazuhide Tani

Proc. Jpn. Acad., Ser. B 1998, 74, 217–220.

[DOI: 10.2183/pjab.74.217]


(5) Unique Complexation of 1,4-Diaza-1,3-butadiene Ligand on Half-metallocene Fragments of Niobium and Tantalum

Kazushi Mashima, Yutaka Matsuo, and Kazuhide Tani

Organometallics 1999, 18, 1471–1481.

[DOI: 10.1021/om981003b]


(6) 1-Aza-1,3-butadiene Complexes of Tantalum: Preparation and Alkylation of TaCl25-C5Me5)(η4-1-aza-1,3-butadiene)

Kazushi Mashima, Yutaka Matsuo, Shinya Nakahara, and Kazuhide Tani

J. Organomet. Chem. 2000, 593/594, 69–76.

[DOI: 10.1016/S0022-328X(99)00393-9]


(7) Convenient Synthesis of Anionic Dinuclear Ruthenium(II) Complexes [NR2H2][{RuCl(diphosphine)}2(μ-Cl)3] [diphosphine = 2,2'-bis(diphenylphosphino)-1,1'-binaphthyl, 2,2'-bis(di(p-tolyl)phosphino)-1,1'-binaphthyl, and 1,2-bis(diphenylphosphino)benzene]: Crystal Structure of [NEt2H2][{RuCl(1,2-bis(diphenylphosphino)benzene)}2(μ-Cl)3]

Kazushi Mashima, Tomoko Nakamura, Yutaka Matsuo, and Kazuhide Tani

J. Organomet. Chem. 2000, 607, 51–56.

[DOI: 10.1016/S0022-328X(00)00192-3]


(8) Synthesis and Characterization of Bis(iminopyrrolyl)zirconium Complexes

Yutaka Matsuo, Kazushi Mashima, and Kazuhide Tani

Chem. Lett. 2000, 1114–1115.

[DOI: 10.1246/cl.2000.1114]


(9) Half-metallocene Tantalum Complexes Bearing Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) and 1,4-Diaza-1,3-butadiene Ligands as MMA Polymerization Catalysts

Yutaka Matsuo, Kazushi Mashima, and Kazuhide Tani

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2001, 40, 960–962.

[DOI: 10.1002/1521-3773(20010302)40:5<960::AID-ANIE960>3.0.CO;2-W]


(10) Selective Formation of Homoleptic and Heteroleptic 2,5-Bis(N-aryliminomethyl)pyrrolyl Yttrium Complexes and Their Performance as Initiators of ε-Caprolactone Polymerization
Yutaka Matsuo, Kazushi Mashima, and Kazuhide Tani
Organometallics 2001, 20, 3510–3518.

[DOI: 10.1021/om0101846]


(11) Intramolecular Coupling Reaction of 1-Aza-1,3-butadiene Ligand and Iminoacyl Ligand Giving Amido-Imido Complexes of Tantalum

Yutaka Matsuo, Kazushi Mashima, and Kazuhide Tani

Organometallics 2002, 21, 138–143.

[DOI: 10.1021/om010724z]


(12) Half-metallocene 1-Aza-1,3-butadiene Complexes of Tantalum: Auxiliary Ligands on Tantalum Controlling Coordination Modes of the 1-Aza-1,3-butadiene Ligand

Yutaka Matsuo, Kazushi Mashima, and Kazuhide Tani

Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2002, 75, 1291–1297.

[DOI: 10.1246/bcsj.75.1291]


(13) Cu(I)-Mediated Regioselective Tri-addition of Grignard Reagent to [70]Fullerene. Synthesis of Indenyl-type Metal Ligand Embedded into Graphitic Structure

Masaya Sawamura, Motoki Toganoh, Hitoshi Iikura, Yutaka Matsuo, Atsushi Hirai, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Mater. Chem. 2002, 12, 2109–2115.

[DOI: 10.1039/b202130g]


(14) Hybrid of Ferrocene and Fullerene

Masaya Sawamura, Yoichiro Kuninobu, Motoki Toganoh, Yutaka Matsuo, Masahiro Yamanaka, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 9354–9355.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja026069j]


(15) Stacking of Conical Molecules with a Fullerene Apex into Polar Columns in Crystals and Liquid crystals

Masaya Sawamura, Kenji Kawai, Yutaka Matsuo, Kiyoshi Kanie, Takashi Kato, and Eiichi Nakamura

Nature 2002, 419, 702–705.

[DOI: 10.1038/nature01110]


(16) Synthesis, Structure and Aromaticity of a Hoop-shaped Cyclic Benzenoid [10]Cyclophenacene

Eiichi Nakamura, Kazukuni Tahara, Yutaka Matsuo, and Masaya Sawamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 2834–2835.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja029915z]


(17) Ruthenium (II) Complexes of Pentamethylated [60]Fullerene. Alkyl, Alkynyl, Chloro, Isocyanide, Phosphine Complexes

Yutaka Matsuo and Eiichi Nakamura

Organometallics 2003, 22, 2554–2563.

[DOI: 10.1021/om0302387]


(18) Rhenium-templated Regioselective Polyhydrogenation of [60]Fullerene and Derivatives. Rhenium η5-Complexes of Hydrofullerenes

Motoki Toganoh, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 3530–3532.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200351722]


(19) Theoretical Studies on Structures and Reactivities of Finite-Length Single Wall Armchair Carbon Nanotubes
Yutaka Matsuo, Kazukuni Tahara, and Eiichi Nakamura
Org. Lett. 2003, 5, 3181–3184.

[DOI: 10.1021/ol0349514]


(20) Synthesis and Structural Characterization of 2,5-Bis(N-aryliminomethyl)pyrrolyl Complexes of Aluminum

Yutaka Matsuo, Hayato Tsurugi, Tsuneaki Yamagata, Kazuhide Tani, and Kazushi Mashima

Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2003, 76, 1965–1968.

[DOI: 10.1246/bcsj.76.1965]


(21) Synthesis and Catalytic Activity of Rhodium Diene Complexes Bearing Indenyl-Type Fullerene η5-Ligand

Motoki Toganoh, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Organomet. Chem. 2003, 683, 295–300.

[DOI: 10.1016/S0022-328X(03)00465-0]


(22) Synthesis of Ferrocene/Hydrofullerene Hybrid and Functionalized Bucky Ferrocenes

Motoki Toganoh, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 13974–13975.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja037335b]


(23) Synthesis and Reactivity of Bucky Ruthenocene Ru(η5-C60Me5)(η5-C5H5)

Yutaka Matsuo, Yoichiro Kuninobu, Shingo Ito, and Eiichi Nakamura

Chem. Lett. 2004, 33, 68–69.

[DOI: 10.1246/cl.2004.68]


(24) Stacking of Molecules Possessing a Fullerene Apex and a Cup-shaped Cavity Connected by Silicon-Connection

Yutaka Matsuo, Ayako Muramatsu, Ryo Hamasaki, Norihiro Mizoshita, Takashi Kato, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 432–433.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja038816y]


(25) Synthesis of Functionalized Fullerene by Mono-alkylation of Fullerene Cyclopentadienide

Ryo Hamasaki, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

Chem. Lett. 2004, 33, 328–329.

[DOI: 10.1246/cl.2004.328]


(26) Intramolecular Benzylation of an Imino Group of Tridentate 2,5-Bis(N-aryliminomethyl)pyrrolyl Ligands Bound to Zirconium and Hafnium Gives Amido-Pyrrolyl Complexes That Catalyze Ethylene Polymerization

Hayato Tsurugi, Yutaka Matsuo, Tsuneaki Yamagata, and Kazushi Mashima

Organometallics 2004, 23, 2797–2805.

[DOI: 10.1021/om049873i]


(27) Nickel, Palladium and Platinum Complexes of η5-Cyclopentadienide C60R5 Ligands. Kinetic and Thermodynamic Stabilization Effects of C60Ph5 Ligand

Yoichiro Kuninobu, Yutaka Matsuo, Motoki Toganoh, Masaya Sawamura, and Eiichi Nakamura

Organometallics 2004, 23, 3259–3266.

[DOI: 10.1021/om0499153]


(28) Creation of Hoop- and Bowl-Shaped Benzenoid Systems by Selective Detraction of [60]Fullerene Conjugation. [10]Cyclophenacene and Fused Corannulene Derivatives

Yutaka Matsuo, Kazukuni Tahara, Masaya Sawamura, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 8725–8734.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja048683w]


(29) Molecular Orientation and Electronic Structure of Epitaxial Bucky Ferrocene (Fe(C60(CH3)5)C5H5) Thin Films

Toshihiko Kaji, Toshihiro Shimada, Hiroaki Inoue, Yoichiro Kuninobu, Yutaka Matsuo, Eiichi Nakamura, and Koichiro Saiki

J. Phys. Chem. B 2004, 108, 9914–9918.

[DOI: 10.1021/jp037668v]


(30) Photoinduced Change in the Raman Spectrum of Buckyferrocene (Fe(C60(CH3)5)C5H5)

Toshihiro Shimada, Yoshiro Yamamoto, Toshihiko Kaji, Kenji Itaka, Hideomi Koinuma, Yoichiro Kuninobu, Yutaka Matsuo, Eiichi Nakamura, and Koichiro Saiki

Solid State Commun. 2004, 132, 197–201.

[DOI: 10.1016/j.ssc.2004.07.046]


(31) Electronic Structure of Stacked C60 Shuttlecocks

Susumu Okada, Ryotaro Arita, Yutaka Matsuo, Eiichi Nakamura, Atsushi Oshiyama, and Hideo Aoki

Chem. Phys. Lett. 2004, 399, 157–161.

[DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2004.09.152]


(32) Synthesis and Derivatization of Ir(I)- and Ir(III)-Pentamethyl[60]Fullerene Complexes

Yutaka Matsuo, Akihiko Iwashita, and Eiichi Nakamura

Organometallics 2005, 24, 89–95.

[DOI: 10.1021/om049333l]


(33) Syntheses, Structure, and Derivatization of Potassium Complexes of Penta(organo)[60]fullerene-Monoanion, -Dianion, and -Trianion into Hepta- and Octa(organo)fullerenes

Yutaka Matsuo and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 8457–8466.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja050318x]


(34) Ball-and-Socket Stacking of Supercharged Geodesic Polyarenes: Bonding by Interstitial Lithium Ions

Ivan Aprahamian, David Eisenberg, Roy E. Hoffman, Tamar Sternfeld, Yutaka Matsuo, Edward A. Jackson, Eiichi Nakamura, Lawrence T. Scott, Tuvia Sheradsky, and Mordecai Rabinovitz

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 9581–9587.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja0515102]


(35) X-ray Crystallographic Characterization of Potassium Pentaphenyl[60]fullerene

Yutaka Matsuo, Kazukuni Tahara, and Eiichi Nakamura

Chem. Lett. 2005, 34, 1078–1079.

[DOI: 10.1246/cl.2005.1078]


(36) Mössbauer Spectroscopy of Bucky Ferrocenes: Lattice Dynamics and Motional Anisotropy of the Metal Atom

Rolfe H. Herber, Israel Nowik, Yutaka Matsuo, Motoki Toganoh, Yoichiro Kuninobu, and Eiichi Nakamura

Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 5629–5635.

[DOI: 10.1021/ic050251e]


(37) Organic and Organometallic Derivatives of Dihydrogen-Encapsulated [60]Fullerene

Yutaka Matsuo, Hiroyuki Isobe, Takatsugu Tanaka, Yasujiro Murata, Michihisa Murata, Koichi Komatsu, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 17148–17149.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja056077a]


(38) Synthesis of 6,9,12,15,18-Pentamethyl-1,6,9,12,15,18-Hexahydro(C60-Ih)[5,6]Fullerene

Yutaka Matsuo, Ayako Muramatsu, Kazukuni Tahara, Madoka Koide, and Eiichi Nakamura; Checked by Peter Wipf and David L. Waller

Org. Synth. 2006, 83, 80–87.


(39) Synthesis of Trialkyl[60]fullerene C60(CH2SiMe3)3H and Its Potassium and Rhodium(I) Complexes

Yutaka Matsuo and Eiichi Nakamura

Inorg. Chim. Acta 2006, 359, 1979–1982.

[DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2005.07.021]


(40) Convergent Synthesis of Polyfunctionalized Fullerene by Regioselective Five-fold Addition of Functionalized Organocopper Reagent to C60

Yu-Wu Zhong, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 1463–1466.

[DOI: 10.1021/ol060282t]


(41) Remote Chirality Transfer within Coordination Sphere by the Use of a Ligand Possessing a Concave Cavity

Yutaka Matsuo, Yuichi Mitani, Yu-Wu Zhong, and Eiichi Nakamura

Organometallics 2006, 25, 2826–2832.

[DOI: 10.1021/om060234c]


(42) Preparation and Characterization of Iminopyrrolyl Hafnium Complexes as Catalyst Precursors for α-Olefin Polymerization

Hayato Tsurugi, Yutaka Matsuo, and Kazushi Mashima

J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2006, 254, 131–137.

[DOI: 10.1016/j.molcata.2006.01.070]


(43) Synthesis and Electrochemistry of Double-decker Buckyferrocenes

Yutaka Matsuo, Kazukuni Tahara, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 7154–7155.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja061175x]


(44) Sharing Orbitals -Ultrafast Excited State Deactivations with Different Outcome in Bucky Ferrocenes and Ruthenocenes

Dirk M. Guldi, G. M. Aminur Rahman, Renata Marczak, Yutaka Matsuo, Masahiro Yamanaka, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 9420–9427.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja061120v]


(45) Synthesis, Structural, Electrochemical and Stacking Properties of Conical Molecules Possessing Buckyferrocene on Apex

Yutaka Matsuo, Ayako Muramatsu, Yuko Kamikawa, Takashi Kato, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 9586–9587.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja062757h]


(46) Coupling of Alkylarene and Pentamethyl[60]fullerene by Iridium-catalyzed Benzylic C-H Bond Activation

Yutaka Matsuo, Akihiko Iwashita, and Eiichi Nakamura

Chem. Lett. 2006, 35, 858–859.

[DOI: 10.1246/cl.2006.858]


(47) Chiral Ruthenium Allenylidene Complexes Bearing a Fullerene Cyclopentadienyl Ligand: Synthesis, Characterization, and Remote Chirality Transfer

Yu-Wu Zhong, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

Chem. Asian J. 2007, 2, 358–366.

[DOI: 10.1002/asia.200600341]


(48) Regioselective Octa- and Deca-additions of Pyridine-modified Organocopper Reagent to [60]Fullerene

Yutaka Matsuo, Kazukuni Tahara, Kouhei Morita, Keiko Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 2844–2847.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200604839]


(49) Lamellar Assembly of Conical Molecules Possessing a Fullerene Apex in Crystals and Liquid Crystals

Yu-Wu Zhong, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 3052–3053.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja068780k]


(50) AlCl3-Mediated Mono-, Di- and Tri-Hydroarylation of [60]fullerene

Akihiko Iwashita, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 3513–3516.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200700062]


(51) Synthesis and Catalytic Activity of η1-Allyl and η3-Allyl, Ethyl, and Hydride Complexes of the Ruthenium-penta(methyl)[60]fullerene

Yutaka Matsuo, Takashi Uematsu, and Eiichi Nakamura

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 2729–2733.

[DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200700013]


(52) Hoop-shaped Condensed Aromatic System: Synthesis and Structure of Iron- and Ruthenium-Hepta(organo)[60]fullerene Complexes

Yutaka Matsuo, Takeshi Fujita, and Eiichi Nakamura

Chem. Asian J. 2007, 2, 948–955.

[DOI: 10.1002/asia.200700124]


(53) New Fluorinated Channel-type Host Compounds

Katharina Reichenbächer, Antonia Neels, Helen Stoeckli-Evans, Poonkodi Balasubramaniyan, Klaus Müller, Yutaka Matsuo, Eiichi Nakamura, Edwin Weber, and Jürg Hulliger

Cryst. Growth Des. 2007, 7, 1399–1405.

[DOI: 10.1021/cg060682n]


(54) Organic Photovoltaics Based on Solution-Processed Benzoporphyrin
Yoshiharu Sato, Takaaki Niinomi, Masahiko Hashiguchi, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura
Proc. SPIE 2007, 6656, 66560U.
[DOI: 10.1117/12.733804]


(55) Synthesis of C5-symmetric Functionalized [60]Fullerenes by Copper-mediated Five-fold Addition of Reformatsky Reagents

Takahiro Nakae, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 621–623.

[DOI: 10.1021/ol702874w]


(56) Addition of Tetrahydrofuran to [60]Fullerene through C-H Bond Activation Induced by Arylzinc Reagents

Yutaka Matsuo, Ying Zhang, and Eiichi Nakamura

Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 1251–1254.

[DOI: 10.1021/ol800143b]


(57) Ruthenium Connection in Fullerene-Ferrocene Arrays. Synthesis of Ru(C60Me5)R(CO)2 (R = C6H4Fc and CCFc) and Their Charge Transfer Properties

Yutaka Matsuo, Keiko Matsuo, Takeshi Nanao, Renata Marczak, S. Shankara Gayathri, Dirk M. Guldi, and Eiichi Nakamura

Chem. Asian J. 2008, 3, 841–848.

[DOI: 10.1002/asia.200700379]


(58) Photocurrent-Generating Properties of Organometallic Fullerene Molecules on an Electrode

Yutaka Matsuo, Katsuhiko Kanaizuka, Keiko Matsuo, Yu-Wu Zhong, Takahiro Nakae, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 5016–5017.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja800481d]


(59) Synthesis of Metal Fullerene Complexes by the Use of Fullerene Halides

Yutaka Matsuo, Yoichiro Kuninobu, Ayako Muramatsu, Masaya Sawamura, and Eiichi Nakamura

Organometallics 2008, 27, 3403–3409.

[DOI: 10.1021/om8001262]


(60) Group 6 Metal Complexes of the η5-Pentamethyl[60]fullerene

Yutaka Matsuo, Akihiko Iwashita, and Eiichi Nakamura

Organometallics 2008, 27, 4611–4617.

[DOI: 10.1021/om800308n]


(61) Penta(pyrenyl)[60]fullerenes. Pyrene-Pyrene and [60]Fullerene-Pyrene Interactions in Crystal and in Solution

Yutaka Matsuo, Kouhei Morita, and Eiichi Nakamura

Chem. Asian J. 2008, 8, 1350–1357. (Noyori special issue)

[DOI: 10.1002/asia.200800122]


(62) Light Emission of [10]Cyclophenacene through Energy Transfer from Neighboring Carbazolylphenyl Dendrons

Xiaoyong Zhang, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 4145–4147.

[DOI: 10.1021/ol8017193]


(63) Regioselective Synthesis of 1,4-Di(organo)[60]fullerenes through DMF-assisted Mono-addition of Silylmethyl Grignard Reagents and Subsequent Alkylation Reaction

Yutaka Matsuo, Akihiko Iwashita, Yoko Abe, Chang-Zhi Li, Keiko Matsuo, Masahiko Hashiguchi, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 15429–15436.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja8041299]


(64) Uniquely Shaped Double-Decker Buckyferrocenes - Distinct Electron Donor-Acceptor Interactions

Renata Marczak, Mateusz Wielopolski, S. Shankara Gayathri, Dirk M. Guldi, Yutaka Matsuo, Keiko Matsuo, Kazukuni Tahara, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 16207–16215.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja8013902]


(65) Organic photovoltaic cell based on benzoporphyrin with p-i-n junction

Yoshiharu Sato, Takaaki Niinomi, Yoko Abe, Yutaka Matsuo, Eiichi Nakamura

Proceedings of SPIE, 2008, 7052, 70520J.


(66) Iron and Ruthenium Nanoparticles in Carbon Prepared by Thermolysis of Buckymetallocenes

Takahiro Nakae, Yutaka Matsuo, Masatoshi Takagi, Yuta Sato, Kazu Suenaga, and Eiichi Nakamura

Chem. Asian J. 2009, 4, 457–465.

[DOI: 10.1002/asia.200800331]


(67) Synthesis, Electrochemical and Photophysical Properties, and Electroluminescent Performance of the Octa- and Deca-aryl [60]Fullerene Derivatives

Yutaka Matsuo, Yoshiharu Sato, Masahiko Hashiguchi, Keiko Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

Adv. Funct. Mater. 2009, 19, 2224–2229.

[DOI: 10.1002/adfm.200900021]


(68) Ring-opening Reaction of Tetrahydrofuran on the Penta(organo)[60]fullerenes: Synthesis of Hydroxybutyl, Methacrylate, and Norbornene Derivatives

Yutaka Matsuo, Akihiko Iwashita, Hiromi Oyama, and Eiichi Nakamura

Tetrahedron Lett. 2009, 50, 3411–3413. (50th Anniversary of TL)

[DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2009.02.155]


(69) Random Telegraphic Conductance Fluctuation at Au-Pentacene-Au Nanojunctions

Yuki Kihira, Toshihiro Shimada, Yutaka Matsuo, Eiichi Nakamura, and Tetsuya Hasegawa

Nano Lett. 2009, 9, 1442–1446.

[DOI: 10.1021/nl803284t]


(70) Penta(organo)[60]fullerenes as Acceptors for Organic Photovoltaic Cells

Takaaki Niinomi, Yutaka Matsuo, Masahiko Hashiguchi, Yoshiharu Sato, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Mater. Chem. 2009, 19, 5804–5811.

[DOI: 10.1039/b904485j]


(71) Efficient Bidirectional Photocurrent Generation by Self-assembled Monolayer of Penta(aryl)[60]fullerene Phosphonic Acid

Aiko Sakamoto, Yutaka Matsuo, Keiko Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

Chem. Asian J. 2009, 4, 1208–1212.

[DOI: 10.1002/asia.200900155]


(72) Di- and Trinuclear [70]Fullerene Complexes: Syntheses and Metal-Metal Electronic Interactions

Yutaka Matsuo, Kazukuni Tahara, Takeshi Fujita, and Eiichi Nakamura

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 6239–6241.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200902185]


(73) π-Conjugated Multi-Donor/Acceptor Arrays of Fullerene-Cobaltadithiolene-Tetrathiafulvalene: From Synthesis and Structure to Electronic Interactions

Yutaka Matsuo, Masashi Maruyama, S. Shankara Gayathri, Tomoya Uchida, Dirk M. Guldi, Hideo Kishida, Arao Nakamura, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 12643–12649.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja902312q]


(74) Synthesis of Imino[60]fullerenes Using Nitriles and Trimethylsilylmethyl Triflate

Keiko Matsuo, Yutaka Matsuo, Akihiko Iwashita, and Eiichi Nakamura

Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 4192–4194.

[DOI: 10.1021/ol901851g]


(75) Columnar Structure in Bulk Heterojunction in Solution-processable Three-layered p-i-n Organic Photovoltaic Devices Using Tetrabenzoporphyrin Precursor and Silylmethyl[60]fullerene

Yutaka Matsuo, Yoshiharu Sato, Takaaki Niinomi, Iwao Soga, Hideyuki Tanaka, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 16048–16050.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja9048702]


(76) Luminescent Bow-tie-shaped Decaaryl[60]fullerene Mesogens

Chang-Zhi Li, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 17058–17059.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja907908m]


(77) Substituent-Dependent Ordering of Adlayer Structures of Fullerene Derivatives: A Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Study

Ting Chen, Ge-Bo Pan, Hui-Juan Yan, Li-Jun Wan, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Phys. Chem. C 2010, 114, 3170–3174.

[DOI: 10.1021/jp9114173]


(78) Highly Soluble Penta[(alkyl)dimethylsilylmethyl][60]fullerenes and Their Ruthenium and Palladium Complexes

Yutaka Matsuo, Ayako Muramatsu, Jiang Lu, and Eiichi Nakamura

Chem. Lett. 2010, 39, 342–343.

[DOI: 10.1246/cl.2010.342]


(79) Reductive Benzylation of Dimetallo Hexaaryl[70]fullerenes on the Equatorial Region

Takeshi Fujita, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

Chem. Asian J. 2010, 5, 835–840.

[DOI: 10.1002/asia.200900651]


(80) C60 Derivatives Having Self-Assembly Capability

Yutaka Matsuo

Fullerene, Nanotubes, and Carbon Nanostructures 2010, 18, 338–352.

[DOI: 10.1080/1536383X.2010.487395]


(81) Synthesis of Ruthenium Pentamethyl[60]fullerene Complexes bearing Monodentate Diphosphino-methane, -ferrocene, and -butane Ligands

Yutaka Matsuo, Bo Keun Park, Yuichi Mitani, Yu-Wu Zhong, Masashi Maruyama, and Eiichi Nakamura

Bull. Korean Chem. Soc. 2010, 31, 697–699.

[DOI: 10.5012/bkcs.2010.31.03.697]


(82) Loading Pentapod Deca(organo)[60]fullerenes with Electron Donors: From Photophysics to Photoelectrochemical Bilayers

Yutaka Matsuo, Takahiko Ichiki, Shankara Gayathri Radhakrishnan, Dirk M. Guldi, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 6342–6348.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja909970h]


(83) Copper-catalyzed Formal [4+2] Annulation between Alkyne and Fullerene Bromide

Zuo Xiao, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 12234–12236.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja1056399]


(84) Voltammetry of Half-Sandwich Manganese Group Complexes of η6-PhC3B7H9 and η5-C60Bn2PhH2, Two Ligands That Are Cyclopentadienyl Mimicks

Michael P. Stewart, Robert Butterick III, Larry G. Sneddon, Yutaka Matsuo, and William E. Geiger

Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2010, 364, 251–254.

[DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2010.05.040]


(85) Conical Pentaaryl[60]Fullerene Thiols: Self-Assembled Monolayers on Gold and Photocurrent Generating Property

Yutaka Matsuo, Sebastian Lacher, Aiko Sakamoto, Keiko Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Phys. Chem. C 2010, 114, 17741–17752.

[DOI: 10.1021/jp1059402]


(86) Face-to-face C6F5-[60]Fullerene Interaction for Ordering Fullerene Molecules and Application to Thin-film Organic Photovoltaics

Chang-Zhi Li, Yutaka Matsuo, Takaaki Niinomi, Yoshiharu Sato, and Eiichi Nakamura

Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 8582–8584.

[DOI: 10.1039/C0CC03028G]


(87) Octupole-like Supramolecular Aggregates of Conical Iron Fullerene Complexes into a Three-Dimensional Liquid Crystalline Lattice

Chang-Zhi Li, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 15514–15515.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja1073933]


(88) Simple Formation of C60 and C60-Ferrocene Conjugated Monolayers Anchored onto Silicon Oxide with Five Carboxylic Acids and Their Transistor Applications

Yoshimitsu Itoh, Bumjung Kim, Raluca I. Gearba, Noah J. Tremblay, Ron Pindak, Yutaka Matsuo, Eiichi Nakamura, and Colin Nuckolls

Chem. Mater. 2011, 23, 970–975.

[DOI: 10.1021/cm1025975]


(89) Synthesis of 1,4-Diaryl[60]fullerenes by Bis-hydroarylation of C60 and Their Use in Solution-processable, Thin-film Organic Photovoltaic Cells

Yutaka Matsuo, Ying Zhang, Iwao Soga, Yoshiharu Sato, and Eiichi Nakamura

Tetrahedron Lett. 2011, 52, 2240–2242.



(90) Aryl-Perfluoroaryl Substituted Tetracene: Induction of Face-to-Face π-π Stacking and Enhancement of Charge Carrier Properties

Toshihiro Okamoto, Katsumasa Nakahara, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Joon Hak Oh, Hylke B. Akkerman, Zhenan Bao, and Yutaka Matsuo

Chem. Mater. 2011, 23, 1646–1649.

[DOI: 10.1021/cm200356y]


(91) Isolation of Planar 4-Membered Aromatic Systems by Using Confined Spaces of Cobalt Pentaaryl[60]fullerene Complexes

Masashi Maruyama, Jing-Dong Guo, Shigeru Nagase, Eiichi Nakamura, and Yutaka Matsuo

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 6890–6893.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja111474v]


(92) A Scalable Synthesis of Methano[60]fullerene and Congeners by the Oxidative Cyclopropanation Reaction of Silylmethylfullerene

Ying Zhang, Yutaka Matsuo, Chang-Zhi Li, Hideyuki Tanaka, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 8086–8089.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja201267t]


(93) Molecular Photoelectric Switch Using a Mixed SAM of Organic [60]Fullerene and [70]Fullerene Doped with a Single Iron Atom

Yutaka Matsuo, Takahiko Ichiki, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 9932–9937.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja203224d]


(94) Synthesis, Physical Properties, and Crystal Structure of Acetetracenylene-1,2-dione

Toshihiro Okamoto, Tsuyoshi Suzuki, Shungo Kojima, and Yutaka Matsuo

Chem. Lett. 2011, 40, 739–741.

[DOI: 10.1246/cl.2011.739]


(95) Facile Fullerene Modification: FeCl3-mediated Quantitative Conversion of C60 to Polyarylated Fullerenes Containing Pentaaryl(chloro)[60]fullerenes

Masahiko Hashiguchi, Kazuhiro Watanabe and Yutaka Matsuo

Org. Biomol. Chem. 2011, 9, 6417–6421.

[DOI: 10.1039/C1OB05895A]


(96) Facile Synthesis of a 56π-electron 1,2-Dihydromethano-[60]PCBM and Its Application for Thermally Stable Polymer Solar Cells

Chang-Zhi Li, Shang-Chieh Chien, Hin-Lap Yip, Chu-Chen Chueh, Fang-Chung Chen, Yutaka Matsuo, Eiichi Nakamura and Alex K.-Y. Jen

Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 10082–10084.

[DOI: 10.1039/C1CC14446D]


(97) Regioselective Synthesis of Tetra(aryl)-Mono(silylmethyl)[60]fullerenes and Derivatization to Methanofullerene Compound

Chang-Zhi Li, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

Tetrahedron 2011, 67, 9944–9949.



(98) Electron Microscopic Imaging of a Single Group 8 Metal Atom Catalyzing C-C Bond Reorganization of Fullerenes

Eiichi Nakamura, Masanori Koshino, Takeshi Saito, Yoshiko Niimi, Kazu Suenaga, and Yutaka Matsuo

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 14151–14153.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja203225n]


(99) Molecular and Supramolecular Control of the Work Function of an Inorganic Electrode with Self-assembled Umbrella-shaped Fullerene Derivatives

Sebastian Lacher, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 16997–17004.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja206767]


(100) Electric Field Dependent Photocurrent Generation in a Thin-film Organic Photovoltaic Device with a [70]Fullerene–benzodifuranone Dyad

Pirmin A. Ulmann, Hideyuki Tanaka, Yutaka Matsuo, Zuo Xiao, Iwao Soga, and Eiichi Nakamura

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2011, 13, 21045–21049.

[DOI: 10.1039/C1CP22886B]

(101) Regiocontrolled Synthesis of 1,2-Di(organo)fullerenes via Copper-Assisted 1,4-Aryl Migration from Silicon to Carbon

Ying Zhang, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 6058–6061.

[DOI: 10.1021/ol202511u]


(102) Small-Molecule-Based Organic Photovoltaic Devices Covering Visible and Near-Infrared Absorption through Phase Transition of Titanylphthalocyanine Induced by Solvent Exposure

Naoki Obata, Yoshiharu Sato, Eiichi Nakamura, and Yutaka Matsuo

Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 2011, 50, 121603.

[DOI: 10.1143/JJAP.50.121603]


(103) Construction of Long-Wavelength-Light Photocurrent Generation System Based on Self-Assembled Monolayer of Cobaltadithiolene [60]Fullerene Complex

Yutaka Matsuo and Masashi Maruyama

J. Nanosci. Nanotech. 2012, 12, 6869–6871. (ANM2010 special issue)


(104) Tetracene Dicarboxylic Imide and Its Disulfide: Synthesis of New Ambipolar Organic Semiconductors for Organic Photovoltaic Cells

Toshihiro Okamoto, Tsuyoshi Suzuki, Hideyuki Tanaka, Daisuke Hashizume, and Yutaka Matsuo

Chem. Asian J. 2012, 7, 105–111. [DOI: 10.1002/asia.201100590]


(105) Role of Subsurface Diffusion and Ostwald Ripening in Catalyst Formation for SWNT Forest Growth

Shunsuke Sakurai, Hidekazu Nishino, Don N. Futaba, Satoshi Yasuda, Takeo Yamada, Alan Maigne, Yutaka Matsuo, Eiichi Nakamura, Motoo Yumura, and Kenji Hata

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 2148–2153. [DOI: 10.1021/ja208706c]


(106) Fullerene Acceptor for Improving Open-Circuit Voltage in Inverted Organic Photovoltaic Devices without Accompanying Decrease in Short-Circuit Current Density

Yutaka Matsuo, Junichi Hatano, Takayuki Kuwabara, and Kohshin Takahashi

Appl. Phys. Lett. 2012, 100, 063303. [DOI: 10.1063/1.3683469]


(107) Development of Fullerene Derivatives with High LUMO Level through Changes in π-Conjugated System Shape

Yutaka Matsuo

Pure Appl. Chem. 2012, 84, 945–952 (ISNA-14 special issue). [DOI: 10.1351/PAC-CON-11-11-01]


(108) Development of New Fullerene-based Electron Acceptors for Efficient Organic Photovoltaic Cells

Yutaka Matsuo

Proc. MRS 2012, 1390, mrsf11-1390-h13-79. [DOI: 10.1557/opl.2012.652]


(109) Facile Synthesis of Biphenyl-Fused BODIPY and Its Property

Yosuke Hayashi, Naoki Obata, Masatomo Tamaru, Shigeru Yamaguchi, Yutaka Matsuo, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Yuka Kureishi, Shohei Saito, Shigehiro Yamaguchi, and Hiroshi Shinokubo

Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 866–869. [DOI: 10.1021/ol2033916]


(110) Deterioration of Bulk Heterojunction Organic Photovoltaic Devices by a Minute Amount of Oxidized Fullerene

Yutaka Matsuo, Ayako Ozu, Naoki Obata, Naoya Fukuda, Hideyuki Tanaka, and Eiichi Nakamura

Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 3878–3880. [DOI: 10.1039/C2CC30262D]


(111) Facile Purification of C60O-containing [60]Fullerene Using Trialkylphosphines at Room Temperature

Masahiko Hashiguchi, Koichi Nagata, Katsutomo Tanaka, and Yutaka Matsuo

Org. Process Res. Dev. 2012, 16, 643–646. [DOI: 10.1021/op200376w]


(112) An Amorphous Mesophase Generated by Thermal Annealing for High-Performance Organic Photovoltaic Devices

Hideyuki Tanaka, Yoko Abe, Yutaka Matsuo, Junya Kawai, Iwao Soga, Yoshiharu Sato, and Eiichi Nakamura

Adv. Mater. 2012, 24, 3521–3525. [DOI: 10.1002/adma.201200490]


(113) FeCl3-mediated Synthesis of Fullerenyl Esters as Low-LUMO Acceptors for Organic Photovoltaic Devices

Masahiko Hashiguchi, Naoki Obata, Masashi Maruyama, Kee Sheng Yeo, Takao Ueno, Tomohiko Ikebe, Isao Takahashi, and Yutaka Matsuo

Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 3276–3279. [DOI:10.1021/ol301186u]


(114) Structurally Defined High-LUMO-level 66π-[70]Fullerene Derivatives: Synthesis and Application in Organic Photovoltaic Cells

Zuo Xiao, Yutaka Matsuo, Iwao Soga, and Eiichi Nakamura

Chem. Mater. 2012, 24, 2572–2582. [DOI: 10.1021/cm301238n]


(115) Electropolymerized Conjugated Polyelectrolytes with Tunable Work Function and Hydrophobicity as an Anode Buffer in Organic Optoelectronics

Sebastian Lacher, Naoki Obata, Shyh-Chyang Luo, Yutaka Matsuo, Bo Zhu, Hsiao-hua Yu, and Eiichi Nakamura

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2012, 4, 3396–3404. [DOI: 10.1021/am300366d]


(116) Covalently Chemical Modification of Lithium Ion-Encapsulated Fullerene: Synthesis and Characterization of [Li+@PCBM]PF6

Yutaka Matsuo, Hiroshi Okada, Masashi Maruyama, Hiroyasu Sato, Hiromi Tobita, Yoshihiro Ono, Kenji Omote, Kazuhiko Kawachi, and Yasuhiko Kasama

Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 3784–3787. [DOI: 10.1021/ol301671n]


(117) Soluble Porphyrin Donors for Small Molecule Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells

Junichi Hatano, Naoki Obata, Shigeru Yamaguchi, Takeshi Yasuda, and Yutaka Matsuo

J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 19258–19263. [DOI: 10.1039/C2JM33956K]


(118) Benzo[c]thiophene-C60 Diadduct: An Electron Acceptor for p–n Junction Organic Solar Cells Harvesting Visible to Near-IR Light

Yonggang Zhen, Naoki Obata, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

Chem. Asian J. 2012, 7, 2644–2649. [DOI: 10.1002/asia.201200698]


(119) Preparation of Li-encapsulated [60]Fullerene (Li@C60) and Its Derivatization to Hexafluorophosphate– Salt [Li+@C60]PF6

Hiroshi Okada, Takashi Komuro, Takeshi Sakai, Yutaka Matsuo, Yoshihiro Ono, Kenji Omote, Kuniyoshi Yokoo, Kazuhiko Kawachi, Yasuhiko Kasama, Shoichi Ono, Rikizo Hatakeyama, Toshiro Kaneko, and Hiromi Tobita

RSC Advances 2012, 2, 10624–10631. [DOI: 10.1039/C2RA21244G]


(120) Synthesis of Tetradeca- and Pentadeca(organo)[60]fullerenes Containing Unique Photo- and Electroluminescent π-Conjugated Systems

Takeshi Fujita, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

Chem. Mater. 2012, 24, 3972–3980. [DOI: 10.1021/cm3024296]


(121) Synthesis of Thieno-Bridged Porphyrins: Changing Antiaromatic Contribution by Direction of the Thiophene Ring

Yusuke Mitsushige, Shigeru Yamaguchi, Byung Sun Lee, Young Mo Sung, Susanne Kuhri, Christoph Schierl, Dirk M. Guldi, Dongho Kim, and Yutaka Matsuo

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 16540–16543. [DOI: 10.1021/ja3082999]


(122) 1-Aryl-4-Silylmethyl[60]fullerenes: Synthesis, Properties, and Photovoltaic Performance
Yutaka Matsuo, Hiromi Oyama, Iwao Soga, Toshihiro Okamoto, Hideyuki Tanaka, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, and Eiichi Nakamura
Chem. Asian J. 2013, 8, 121–128. [DOI: 10.1002/asia.201200726]
(123) Benzopyrazine-Fused Tetracene Derivatives: Thin-film Formation at the Crystalline Mesophase for Solution-Processed Hole Transporting Devices
Shungo Kojima, Toshihiro Okamoto, Kazumoto Miwa, Hiroyasu Sato, Jun Takeya, and Yutaka Matsuo
Org. Electron. 2013, 14, 437–444. [DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2012.10.029]

(124) Photostability of a Dyad of Magnesium Porphyrin and Fullerene and Its Application to Photocurrent Conversion
Takahiko Ichiki, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura
Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 279–281. [DOI: 10.1039/C2CC36988E]
(125) Small Molecule Solution-Processed Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells with Inverted Structure Using Porphyrin Donor
Takaki Yamamoto, Junichi Hatano, Takafumi Nakagawa, Shigeru Yamaguchi, and Yutaka Matsuo
Appl. Phys. Lett. 2013, 102, 013305. [DOI: 10.1063/1.4773910]
(126) Reactivity of a Metastable Cobalt(III) Trisulfide Complex: Multiple C–H Functionalization of p-Xylene and Disulfides to Afford Photofunctional Cobalt Complexes
Masashi Maruyama, Matthias König, Dirk M. Guldi, Eiichi Nakamura, and Yutaka Matsuo
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 53, 3015–3018. [DOI: 10.1002/anie.201209046]


(127) Formation of Photoconductive Nanowires of Tetracene Derivative in Composite Thin Film
Tsuyoshi Suzuki, Toshihiro Okamoto, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Hiroyasu Sato, and Yutaka Matsuo
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2013, 5, 1937–1942. [DOI: 10.1021/am302914w]
(128) Magnetic Properties of Decamethyl Fullerenes: Radical Spin Interactions in Chemically Functionalized Fullerenes
Haruna Nitta, Yutaka Matsuo, Eiichi Nakamura, and Susumu Okada
Appl. Phys. Express 2013, 6, 045102. [DOI: 10.7567/APEX.6.045102]


(129) Application of Sputter-deposited Amorphous and Anatase TiO2 as Electron-collecting Layers in Inverted Organic Photovoltaics

Kee Sheng Yeo, Shoichiro Nakao, Yasushi Hirose, Tetsuya Hasegawa, and Yutaka Matsuo

Org. Electron. 2013, 14, 1715–1719. [DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2013.04.007]


(130) Regioselective [2 + 2] Cycloaddition of Fullerene Dimer with Alkyne Triggered by Thermolysis of Inter-fullerene C–C Bond
Zuo Xiao, Yutaka Matsuo, Masashi Maruyama, and Eiichi Nakamura
Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 2176–2178. [DOI: 10.1021/ol400713t]


(131) Solution-Phase Synthesis of Dumbbell-Shaped C120 by FeCl3-Mediated Dimerization of C60
Masahiko Hashiguchi, Hiroshi Inada, and Yutaka Matsuo
Carbon 2013, 61, 418–422. [DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2013.04.101]


(132) First-principles Investigation on Structural and Optical Properties of M+@C60 (where M = H, Li, Na, and K)

Yoshifumi Noguchi, Osamu Sugino, Hiroshi Okada, and Yutaka Matsuo

J. Phys. Chem. C 2013, 117, 15362–15368. [DOI: 10.1021/jp4041259]


(133) Addition of Dihydromethano Group to Fullerenes for Improving the Performance of Bulk Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells
Yutaka Matsuo, Junya Kawai, Hiroshi Inada, Takafumi Nakagawa, Hitoshi Ota, Saika Otsubo, and Eiichi Nakamura
Adv. Mater. 2013, 25, 6266–6269. [DOI: 10.1002/adma.201302607]


(134) Selective Synthesis of Co8S15 Cluster in Bowl-shaped Template of the Pentaaryl[60]fullerene Ligand

Masashi Maruyama, Kenta Imoto, Matthias König, Dirk M. Guldi, Shin-ichi Ohkoshi, Eiichi Nakamura, and Yutaka Matsuo

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 10914–10917. [DOI: 10.1021/ja405045t]


(135) Mixture of [60] and [70]PCBM Giving Morphological Stability in Organic Solar Cells

Yoshihide Santo, Il Jeon, Kee Sheng Yeo, Takafumi Nakagawa, and Yutaka Matsuo

Appl. Phys. Lett. 2013, 103, 073306.


(136) Efficient Diels–Alder Addition of Cyclopentadiene to Lithium Ion Encapsulated [60]Fullerene
Hiroki Kawakami, Hiroshi Okada, and Yutaka Matsuo
Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 4466–4469. [DOI: 10.1021/ol4020046]


(137) Synthesis, Photophysical Properties, and Excited State Dynamics of Platinum Complex of Tetracene Imide Disulfide

Takafumi Nakagawa, Tsuyoshi Suzuki, Matthias König, Dirk M. Guldi, and Yutaka Matsuo

Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 10394–10396. [DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46068A]


(138) 56π-Electron Hydrofullerene Derivatives as Electron Acceptors for Organic Solar Cells

Yoko Abe, Rieko Hata, and Yutaka Matsuo

Chem. Lett. 2013, 42, 1525–1527. [DOI: 10.1246/cl.130753


(139) Low-LUMO 56π-Electron Fullerene Acceptors Bearing Electron-withdrawing Cyano Groups for Small-Molecule Organic Solar Cells

Yoko Abe, Takamichi Yokoyama, and Yutaka Matsuo

Org. Electron. 2013, 14, 3306–3311. [DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2013.09.012]


(140) Friedel–Crafts Functionalization of the Cyclopentadienyl Ligand in Buckymetallocenes
Yutaka Matsuo, Yoichiro Kuninobu, Shingo Ito, Masaya Sawamura, and Eiichi Nakamura
Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 7407–7412.. [DOI: 10.1039/C3DT52002A]


(141) Solvent-dependent Morphology of Thermally Converted Copper Phthalocyanine for Solution-processed Small Molecule Organic Photovoltaic Devices

Huihui Wang, Takamitsu Fukuda, Naoto Ishikawa, and Yutaka Matsuo

Org. Electron. 2014, 15, 139–143. [DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2013.10.023]


(142) cis-Substituted Tetraethynylporphyrin Derivatives for Small Molecule Organic Solar Cells
Yutaka Matsuo, Junichi Hatano, and Takafumi Nakagawa
J. Phys. Org. Chem. 2014, 27, 87–93. [DOI: 10.1002/poc.3241]


(143) Acceleration of Tri-addition to [70]Fullerene by "Nanom Black" Fullerene Soot
Yutaka Matsuo, Shigeo Yasuda, Koji Suemura, and Eiichi Nakamura
Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures 2014, 22, 196–201.
[DOI:10.1080/1536383X.2013.798727] (Prof. Akasaka special issue).


(144) Anion Exchange of Li+@C60 Salt for Improved Solubility
Hiroshi Okada and Yutaka Matsuo
Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures 2014, 22, 262–268.
[DOI:10.1080/1536383X.2013.812639] (Prof. Akasaka special issue).


(145) FeCl3-Mediated Retro-Reactions of Fullerene Derivatives to C60
Masahiko Hashiguchi, Takao Ueno, and Yutaka Matsuo
Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures, 2014, 22, 845–852.


(146) 1,8-Diazabicycloundecene-mediated Separation of Singly bonded Fullerene Dimer and Application to Facile Preparation of C61H2
Yoko Abe and Yutaka Matsuo
Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures, 2014, 23, 259–262.



(147) Divergent Synthesis and Tuning of the Electronic Structures of Cobalt–Dithiolene–Fullerene Complexes for Organic Solar Cells
Yutaka Matsuo, Keisuke Ogumi, Masashi Maruyama, and Takafumi Nakagawa
Organometallics 2014, 33, 659–664. [DOI: 10.1021/om400796p]


(148) Direct Probing of the Structure and Electron Transfer of Fullerene/ Ferrocene Hybrid on Au(111) Electrodes by in Situ Electrochemical STM
Ting Chen, Dong Wang, Li-Hua Gan, Yutaka Matsuo, Jing-Ying Gu, Hui-Juan Yan, Eiichi Nakamura, and Li-Jun Wan
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 3184–3191. [DOI: 10.1021/ja411813r]


(149) Mobility of Long-Lived Fullerene Radical in Solid State and Nonlinear Temperature Dependence
Yoko Abe, Hideyuki Tanaka, Yunlong Guo, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 3366–3369. [DOI: 10.1021/ja500340f]


(150)  Exciton Diffusion Length and Charge Mobility in Donor and Acceptor Materials in Organic Photovoltaics: Tetrabenzoporphyrin and Silylmethyl[60]fullerene
Hiroyuki Tamura and Yutaka Matsuo
Chem. Phys. Lett. 2014, 598, 81–85. [DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2014.03.013]


(151) Kinetic Study of the Diels–Alder Reaction of Li+@C60 with Cyclohexadiene: Greatly Increased Reaction Rate by Encapsulated Li+

Hiroshi Ueno, Hiroki Kawakami, Koji Nakagawa, Hiroshi Okada, Naohiko Ikuma, Shinobu Aoyagi, Ken Kokubo, Yutaka Matsuo, and Takumi Oshima

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 11162–11167. [DOI: 10.1021/ja505952y]


(152) Supramolecular Formation of Lithium-Ion-Encapsulated PCBM Fullerene with Sulfonated meso-Tetraphenylporphyrins and Long-Lived Charge Separation

Yuki Kawashima, Kei Ohkubo, Hiroshi Okada, Yutaka Matsuo, and Shunichi Fukuzumi

ChemPhysChem, 2014, 15, 3782–3790. [DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201402512]


(153) Influence of Additives in Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells Using Magnesium Tetraethynylporphyrin with Triisopropylsilyl and Anthryl Substituents

Takafumi Nakagawa, Junichi Hatano, and Yutaka Matsuo

J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2014, 18, 735–740. (Prof. Nagao Kobayashi special issue [DOI: 10.1142/S1088424614500655]


(154) Electronic Infrared Light Absorption of Tri-palladium Complex Containing Two π-Expanded Tetracene Ligands

Tsuyoshi Suzuki, Takafumi Nakagawa, Kei Ohkubo, Shunichi Fukuzumi, and Yutaka Matsuo

Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 4888–4894. [DOI: 10.1039/C4SC02018A]


(155) Air-Processed Inverted Organic Solar Cells Utilizing a 2-Aminoethanol-Stabilized ZnO Nanoparticle Electron Transport Layer That Requires No Thermal Annealing

Il Jeon, James W. Ryan, Tafu Nakazaki, Kee Sheng Yeo, Yuichi Negishi, and Yutaka Matsuo

J. Mater. Chem. A 2014, 2, 18754–18760. [DOI: 10.1039/C4TA04595E] (Inside Cover Picture)


(156) Ferromagnetic Ordering in Superatomic Solids

Chul-Ho Lee, Lian Liu, Christopher Bejger, Ari Turkiewicz, Tatsuo Goko, Carlos J. Arguello, Benjamin A. Frandsen, Sky C. Cheung, Teresa Medina, Timothy J. S. Munsie, Robert D’Ortenzio, Graeme M. Luke, Tiglet Besara, Roger A. Lalancette, Theo Siegrist, Peter W. Stephens, Andrew C. Crowther, Louis E. Brus, Yutaka Matsuo, Eiichi Nakamura, Yasutomo J. Uemura, Philip Kim, Colin Nuckolls, Michael L. Steigerwald, and Xavier Roy

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 16926–16931. [DOI: 10.1021/ja5098622]


(157) Approach to High Open-circuit Voltage in Organic Solar Cells Utilizing Structural Change of Oxazolino-C70 Derivative

Shu-Hui Li, Zong-Jun Li, Takafumi Nakagawa, James W. Ryan, Yutaka Matsuo, and Xiang Gao

Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 1894–1899. [DOI: 10.1002/chem.201405890]


(158) Multilayered MoS2 Nanoflakes Bound to Carbon Nanotubes as Electron Acceptors in Bulk Heterojunction Inverted Organic Solar Cells

Il Jeon, Dai Kutsuzawa, Yu Hashimoto, Takashi Yanase, Taro Nagahama, Toshihiro Shimada, and Yutaka Matsuo

Org. Electron. 2015, 17, 275–280. [DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2014.12.025]


(159) Diporphyrin Magnesium Complex with Long-Wavelength Light Absorption for Organic Solar Cells

Takenari Sato, Takafumi Nakagawa, Hiroshi Okada, and Yutaka Matsuo

J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2015, 19, 451. (Prof. Shunichi Fukuzumi special issue) [DOI: 10.1142/S1088424615500303]


(160) Increased Efficiency in Small Molecule Organic Solar Cells Through the Use of a 56-π Electron Acceptor - Methano Indene Fullerene

James W. Ryan and Yutaka Matsuo

Sci. Rep. 2015, 5, 8319. [DOI: 10.1038/srep08319]


(161) Organic Solid Solution Composed of Two Structurally Similar Porphyrins for Organic Solar Cells

Yonggang Zhen, Hideyuki Tanaka, Koji Harano, Satoshi Okada, Yutaka Matsuo, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 2247–2252. [DOI: 10.1021/ja513045a]


(162) Vertical Phase Separation and Light-soaking Effect Improvements by Photoactive Layer Spin Coating Initiation Time Control in Air-processed Inverted Organic Solar Cells

Il Jeon and Yutaka Matsuo

Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells 2015, 140, 335–343. [10.1016/j.solmat.2015.04.017]


(163) A V-Shaped Polyaromatic Amphiphile: Solubilization of Various Nanocarbons in Water and Enhanced Photostability

Kei Kondo, Munetaka Akita, Takafumi Nakagawa, Yutaka Matsuo, and Michito Yoshizawa

Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 12741–12746. [DOI: 10.1002/chem.201501414]


(164) Direct and Dry Deposited Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Films Doped with MoOx as Electron-Blocking Transparent Electrodes for Flexible Organic Solar Cells

Il Jeon, Kehang Cui, Takaaki Chiba, Anton Anisimov, Albert Nasibulin, Esko Kauppinen, Shigeo Maruyama, and Yutaka Matsuo

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 7982–7985. [DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b03739]


(165) Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Film as Electrode in Indium-Free Planar Heterojunction Perovskite Solar Cells: Investigation of Electron-Blocking Layers and Dopants

Il Jeon, Takaaki Chiba, Clement Delacou, Yunlong Guo, Antti Kaskela, Olivier Reynaud, Esko I. Kauppinen, Shigeo Maruyama, and Yutaka Matsuo

Nano Lett. 2015, 15, 6665–6671. [DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b02490]


(166) An Enantiopure Hydrogen-Bonded Octameric Tube: Self-Sorting and Guest-Induced Rearrangement

Dovilė Račkauskaitė, Rokas Gegevičius, Yutaka Matsuo, Kenneth Wärnmark, and Edvinas Orentas

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 55, 208–212. [DOI: 10.1002/anie.201508362]


(167) Chemical Pathways Connecting Lead(II) Iodide and Perovskite via Polymeric Plumbate(II) Fiber

Yunlong Guo, Kazutaka Shoyama, Wataru Sato, Yutaka Matsuo, Kento Inoue, Koji Harano, Chao Liu, Hideyuki Tanaka, and Eiichi Nakamura

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 15907–15914. [DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b10599]


(168) Indium-free Inverted Organic Solar Cells Using Niobium-doped Titanium Oxide with Integrated Dual Function of Transparent Electrode and Electron Transport Layer

Il Jeon, Shoichiro Nakao, Yasushi Hirose, Tetsuya Hasegawa, and Yutaka Matsuo

Adv. Electron. Mater. 2016, 2, 1500341. [DOI: 10.1002/aelm.201500341]


(169) Enhancement of Open-Circuit Voltage by Using the 58-π Silylmethyl Fullerenes in Small-Molecule Organic Solar Cells

Il Jeon, Clément Delacou, Takafumi Nakagawa, and Yutaka Matsuo

Chem. Asian J. 2016, 11, 1268–1272. [DOI: 10.1002/asia.201501400]


(170) Stability of Diketopyrrolopyrrole Small-Molecule Inverted Organic Solar Cells

Il Jeon, Ryohei Sakai, Takafumi Nakagawa, Hiroki Setoguchi, and Yutaka Matsuo

Org. Electron. 2016, 35, 193–198. [DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2016.05.022]


(171)  Multifunctionalization of C70 at the Two Polar Regions with a High Regioselectivity via Oxazolination and Benzylation Reactions

Shu-Hui Li, Zong-Jun Li, Takafumi Nakagawa, Il Jeon, Zheng Ju, Yutaka Matsuo, and Xiang Gao

Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 5710–5713. [DOI: 10.1039/C6CC00997B].


(172) Electrochemical Reduction of Cationic Li+@C60 to Neutral Li+@C60•–: Isolation and Characterisation of Endohedral [60]Fulleride

Hiroshi Ueno, Shinobu Aoyagi, Yu Yamazaki, Kei Ohkubo, Naohiko Ikuma, Hiroshi Okada, Tatsuhisa Kato, Yutaka Matsuo, Shunichi Fukuzumi, and Ken Kokubo

Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 5770-5774. [DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01209D]


(173) Enhancement of Fill Factor in Air-processed Inverted Organic Solar Cells using Self-Assembled Monolayer of Fullerene Catechol

Il Jeon, Keisuke Ogumi, Takafumi Nakagawa, and Yutaka Matsuo

Jpn J. Appl. Phys. 2016, 55, 082301. [DOI: 10.7567/JJAP.55.082301]


(174) Enhancement of Low-field Magnetoresistance in Self-Assembled Epitaxial La0.67Ca0.33MnO3:NiO and La0.67Ca0.33MnO3:Co3O4 Composite Films via Polymer-Assisted Deposition

Meng Zhou, Yuling Li, Il Jeon, Qinghua Yi, Xuebin Zhu, Xianwu Tang, Haiyan Wang, Ling Fei, Yuping Sun, Shuguang Deng, Yutaka Matsuo, Hongmei Luo, and Guifu Zou

Sci. Rep. 2016, 6, 26390. [DOI:10.1038/srep26390]


(175) Metal-electrode-free Window-like Organic Solar Cells with p-Doped Carbon Nanotube Thin-film Electrodes

Il Jeon, Clement Delacou, Antti Kaskela, Esko I. Kauppinen, Shigeo Maruyama, and Yutaka Matsuo

Sci. Rep. 2016, 6, 31348. [DOI: 10.1038/srep31348]


(176) Interface Engineering of Metal Oxides using Ammonium Anthracene in Inverted Organic Solar Cells

Il Jeon, Sasa Zeljkovic, Kei Kondo, Michito Yoshizawa, and Yutaka Matsuo

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8, 29866–29871. [DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b09684]


(177) Regio- and Stereo-selective Intermolecular [2+2] Cycloaddition of Allenol Esters with C60 leading to Alkylidenecyclobutane-annulated Fullerenes
Mitsuhiro Ueda, Tsukasa Sakaguchi, Miho Hayama, Takafumi Nakagawa, Yutaka Matsuo, Aiko Munechika, Shunsuke Yoshida, Hiroshi Yasuda, and Ilhyong Ryu
Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 13175-13178. [DOI: 10.1039/c6cc07320d]


(178) Room Temperature-processed Inverted Organic Solar Cells using High Working-pressure-sputtered ZnO Film
Il Jeon, Yang Qian, Shoichiro Nakao, Daisuke Ogawa, Rong Xiang, Taiki Inoue, Shohei Chiashi, Tetsuya Hasegawa, Shigeo Maruyama, and Yutaka Matsuo
J. Mater. Chem. A 2016, 4, 18763–18768. [DOI: 10.1039/C6TA08068E]


(179) Dual Interfacial Modifications Enable High Performance Semitransparent Perovskite Solar Cells with Large Open Circuit Voltage and Fill Factor
Qifan Xue, Yang Bai, Meiyue Liu, Ruoxi Xia, Ziming Chen, Zhicheng Hu, Xiao-Fang Jiang, Fei Huang, Shihe Yang*, Yutaka Matsuo*, Hin-Lap Yip*, and Yong Cao
Adv. Energy Mater. 2017, 7, 1602333. [DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201602333] [cover picture]


(180) Structures and Properties of Saturn-Like Complexes Composed of Oligothiophene Macrocycle with Methano[60]fullerene and [70]Fullerene
Masahiko Iyoda*, Hideyuki Shimizu, Shinobu Aoyagi*, Hiroshi Okada, Biao Zhou, and Yutaka Matsuo*
Can. J. Chem. 2017, 95, 315–319. [DOI: 10.1139/cjc-2016-0461]


(181) An Efficient Organic Solvent-free Solution-processing Strategy for High-mobility Metal Chalcogenide Film Growth

Jie Zhao, Il Jeon, Qinghua Yi, Menka Jain, Mark H. Rummeli, Pingyuan Song, Yutaka Matsuo*, and Guifu Zou*

Green Chem. 2017, 19, 946–951. [DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02489K]


(182) Fullerene Cations-mediated Demethylation/Cyclization to 5- and 7-Membered Cyclo[60]fullerene Derivatives

Yutaka Matsuo*, Keisuke Ogumi, Ying Zhang, Hiroshi Okada, Takafumi Nakagawa, Hiroshi Ueno, Akiko Gocho, and Eiichi Nakamura
J. Mater. Chem. A 2017, 5, 2774–2783 . [DOI: 10.1039/C6TA10319G]


(183) Regioselective Acylation and Carboxylation of [60]Fulleroindoline via Electrochemical Synthesis

Hao-Sheng Lin, Yutaka Matsuo, Jun-Jie Wang, and Guan-Wu Wang*

Org. Chem. Front. 2017, 4, 603–607. [DOI: 10.1039/C6QO00654J]


(184) Scalable and Solid-state Redox Functionalization of Transparent Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Films for Highly Efficient and Stable Solar Cells

Kehang Cui*, Yang Qian, Il Jeon, Anton Anisimov, Yutaka Matsuo, Esko I. Kauppinen, and Shigeo Maruyama*

Adv. Energy Mater. 2017, 7, 1700449. [DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201700449]


(185) Indium Tin Oxide-free Small Molecule Organic Solar Cells using Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Electrodes

Clément Delacou, Il Jeon, Seungju Seo, Takafumi Nakagawa, Esko I. Kauppinen, Shigeo Maruyama, and Yutaka Matsuo*

ECS J. Solid State Sci. Technol. 2017, 6, M3181–M3184. (Sir Harry Kroto memorial issue) [DOI: 10.1149/2.0311706jss]


(186) Crystallographic Structure Determination of Both [5,6]- and [6,6]-Isomers of Lithium-ion-containing Diphenylmethano[60]fullerene

Hiroshi Okada, Hiroki Kawakami, Shinobu Aoyagi, and Yutaka Matsuo*

J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 5868–5872. [DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b00730]


(187) Regiocontrolled Electrosynthesis of [60]Fullerene Bisadducts: Photovoltaic Performance and Crystal Structures of C60 o‐Quinodimethane Bisadducts

Zong-Jun Li, Sisi Wang, Shu-Hui Li, Tao Sun, Wei-Wei Yang, Kazutaka Shoyama, Takafumi Nakagawa, Il Jeon, Xiaoniu Yang, Yutaka Matsuo*, and Xiang Gao*

J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 8676–8685. [DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b01732]


(188) Highly Conductive and Transparent Large-Area Bilayer Graphene Realized by MoCl5 Intercalation

Hiroki Kinoshita, Il Jeon, Mina Maruyama, Kenji Kawahara, Yuri Terao, Dong Ding, Rika Matsumoto, Yutaka Matsuo, Susumu Okada, and Hiroki Ago*

Adv. Mater. 2017, 1702141. [DOI: 10.1002/adma.201702141]


(189) Comparative Density Functional Theory – Density Functional Tight Binding Study of Fullerene Derivatives: Effects Due to Fullerene Size, Addends, and Crystallinity on Bandstructure, Charge Transport and Optical Properties

Amrita Pal, Lai Kai Wen, Chia Yao Jun, Il Jeon, Yutaka Matsuo, and Sergei Manzhos*

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 9, 28330–28343. [DOI: 10.1039/C7CP05290A].


(190) Substituents Effect in Magnesium Tetraethynylporphyrin with Two Diketopyrrolopyrrole Units for Bulk Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells

Keisuke Ogumi, Takafumi Nakagawa, Hiroshi Okada, Ryohei Sakai, Huan Wang, and Yutaka Matsuo*

J. Mater. Chem. A 2017, 5, 23067–23077. [DOI: 10.1039/C7TA07576F]


(191) Carbon Nanotubes Versus Graphene as Flexible Transparent Electrodes in Inverted Perovskite Solar Cells

Il Jeon, Jungjin Yoon, Namyoung Ahn, Mohamed Atwa, Clement Delacou, Anton Anisimov, Esko Kauppinen, Mansoo Choi*, Shigeo Maruyama*, and Yutaka Matsuo*

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2017, 8, 5395–5401. [DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b02229]


(192) Synthesis and Crystal Structure of Li+@Fluoreno[60]fullerene: Effect of Encapsulated Lithium Ion on Electrochemistry of Spiroannelated Fullerene

Hiroshi Ueno, Hiroshi Okada, Shinobu Aoyagi, and Yutaka Matsuo*

J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 11631–11635. [DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b01893].


(193) Perovskite Solar Cells Using Carbon Nanotubes Both as Cathode and as Anode

Il Jeon, Seungju Seo, Yuta Sato, Clement Delacou, Anton Anisimov, Kazutomo Suenaga, Esko Kauppinen*, Shigeo Maruyama*, and Yutaka Matsuo*

J. Phys. Chem. C 2017, 121, 25743–25749. [DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b10334]


(194) A Fluorenylidene-Acridane That Becomes Dark in Color upon Grinding – Ground State Mechanochromism by Conformational Change

Tsuyoshi Suzuki, Hiroshi Okada, Takafumi Nakagawa, Kazuki Komatsu, Chikako Fujimoto, Hiroyuki Kagi, and Yutaka Matsuo*

Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 475–482. [DOI: 10.1039/c7sc03567e]


(195) Carbon-Sandwiched Perovskite Solar Cell

Namyoung Ahn, Il Jeon, Jungjin Yoon, Esko I. Kauppinen, Yutaka Matsuo*, Shigeo Maruyama*, and Mansoo Choi*

J. Mater. Chem. A 2018, 6, 1382–1389. [DOI: 10.1039/C7TA09174E]


(196) A Helically-Twisted Ladder Based on 9,90-Bifluorenylidene: Synthesis, Characterization, and Charge Transport Properties

Jinjia Xu, Atsuro Takai*, Alisa Bannaron, Takafumi Nakagawa, Yutaka Matsuo, Manabu Sugimoto, Yoshitaka Matsushita and Masayuki Takeuchi*

Mater. Chem. Front. 2018, 2, 780–784. [DOI: 10.1039/c7qm00583k


(197) Lithium-Ion Endohedral Fullerene (Li+@C60) Dopant in Stable Perovskite Solar Cells Inducing Anti-Oxidation

Il Jeon, Hiroshi Ueno, Seungju Seo, Kerttu Aitola, Ryosuke Nishikubo, Akinori Saeki, Hiroshi Okada, Gerrit Boschloo, Shigeo Maruyama, and Yutaka Matsuo*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 4607–4611. [DOI: 10.1002/anie.201800816


(198) Engineering High-performance and Air-stable PBTZT-stat-BDTT-8:PC61BM/PC71BM Organic Solar Cells

Il Jeon, Ryohei Sakai, Seungju Seo, Graham E. Morse, Hiroshi Ueno, Takafumi Nakagawa, Yang Qian, Shigeo Maruyama, and Yutaka Matsuo*

J. Mater. Chem. A 2018, 6, 5746–5751. [DOI: 10.1039/C7TA11095B]


(199) Anthracene-based Organic Small-molecule Electron-injecting Material for Inverted Organic Light-emitting Diodes

Yutaka Matsuo*, Hiroshi Okada, Yasuhiro Kondo, Il Jeon, Huan Wang, Yun Yu, Takeshi Matsushita, Motoki Yanai, and Toshiaki Ikuta

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, 10, 11810–11817. [DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b00603]


(200) Fullerene-Cation-Mediated Noble-Metal-Free Direct Introduction of Functionalized Aryl Groups onto [60]Fullerene

Xiao-Yu Yang, Hao-Sheng Lin, Il Jeon, and Yutaka Matsuo*

Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 3372–3376. [DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b01295]

(201) Electronic Structure and Cohesive Energy of Silyl-methyl-fullerene and Methano-indene-fullerene Solids

Sho Furutani, Yutaka Matsuo, Susumu Okada*

Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 2018, 57, 085102. [DOI: 10.7567/JJAP.57.085102]


(202) Structure of [60]Fullerene with Mobile Lithium Cation Inside

Shinobu Aoyagi*, Kazuhira Miwa, Hiroshi Ueno, Hiroshi Okada, Yutaka Matsuo, Ken Kokubo

Royal Soc. Open Sci. 2018, 5, 180337. [DOI: 10.1098/rsos.180337]


(203) Polymeric Acid-doped Transparent Carbon Nanotube Electrodes in Organic Solar Cells with the Longest Doping Durability

Il Jeon, Clement Delacou, Hiroshi Okada, Graham E. Morse, Tae-Hee Han, Yuta Sato, Anton Anisimov, Kazu Suenaga, Esko I. Kauppinen, Shigeo Maruyama, Yutaka Matsuo*

J. Mater. Chem. A 2018, 6, 14553–14559. [DOI: 10.1039/C8TA03383H]

(Selected as 2018 Journal of Materials Chemistry A HOT Papers)


(204) Non-doped and Unsorted Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes as Carrier-selective, Transparent, and Conductive Electrode for Perovskite Solar Cells

Takahiro Sakaguchi, Il Jeon, Takaaki Chiba, Ahmed Shawky, Rong Xiang, Shohei Chiashi, Esko I. Kauppinen, Nam-Gyu Park*, Yutaka Matsuo*, Shigeo Maruyama*

MRS Commun. 2018, 8, 1058–1063. [DOI: 10.1557/mrc.2018.142]


(205) Enhanced Electrical Conduction in Anatase TaON via Soft Chemical Lithium Insertion towards Electronics Application

Atsushi Suzuki, Yasushi Hirose*, Takafumi Nakagawa, Satoshi Fujiwara, Shoichiro Nakao, Yutaka Matsuo, Isao Harayama, Daiichiro Sekiba, Tetsuya Hasegawa*

ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2018, 1, 3981–3985. [DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.8b00750]


(206) Magnesium Tetra(phenylethynyl)porphyrin: Stepwise Synthetic Route, Crystal Structures, and Longer Singlet Excited State Lifetime than Zinc Congener

Takafumi Nakagawa, Huan Wang, Anna Zieleniewska, Hiroshi Okada, Shinobu Aoyagi, Dirk M. Guldi, Yutaka Matsuo*

Chem. Asian J. 2018, 13, 3032–3039. [DOI: 10.1002/asia.201800994]


(207) Octaalkoxyfullerenes: Widely LUMO-Tunable C2v-Symmetric Fullerene Derivatives

Hiroshi Ueno*, Kouya Uchiyama, Yue Ma, Keita Watanabe, Kenji Yoza, Yutaka Matsuo*, Hiroshi Moriyama*

J. Org. Chem. 2018, 83, 10655–10659. [DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b01485]


(208) Achieving High Efficiency in Solution-Processed Perovskite Solar Cells using C60/C70 Mixed Fullerenes

Hao-Sheng Lin, Il Jeon*, Rong Xiang, Seungju Seo, Jin-Wook Lee, Chao Li, Amrita Pal, Sergei Manzhos, Mark Goorsky, Yang Yang, Shigeo Maruyama, Yutaka Matsuo*

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, 10, 39590–39598. [DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b11049] (Selected as a Cover Picture)


(209) Vapor-Assisted Ex-Situ Doping of Carbon Nanotube towards Efficient and Stable Perovskite Solar Cells

Jin-Wook Lee, Il Jeon, Hao-Sheng Lin, Seungju Seo, Tae-Hee Han, Anton Anisimov, Esko I. Kauppinen, Yutaka Matsuo*, Shigeo Maruyama*, Yang Yang*

Nano Lett. 201919, 2223–2230. [DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b04190] (Selected as a Cover Art)


(210) Polarity Engineering of Porous Aromatic Frameworks for Specific Water Contaminants Capture
Xiaoshan Shen, Muhammad Faheem, Yutaka Matsuo, Saba Aziz, Xu Zhang, Yuhan Li, Jian Song , Yuyang Tian*, Guangshan Zhu
J. Mater. Chem. A 20197, 2507–2512. [DOI: 10.1039/C8TA11343B]


(211) Fluorescein-based Fluorescent Porous Aromatic Framework for Fe3+ Detection with High Sensitivity
Tingting Ma, Xue Zhao, Yutaka Matsuo, Jian Song, Rui Zhao, Muhammad Faheem, Mo Chen, Yunfeng Zhang, Yuyang Tian*, Guangshan Zhu
J. Mater. Chem. C 20197, 2327–2332. [DOI: 10.1039/C8TC06288A]


(212) Formation of Environmentally Stable Hole-doped Graphene Films: Instantaneous and High-density Carrier Doping by a Boron-Based Oxidant

Kaito Kanahashi, Naoki Tanaka, Yoshiaki Shoji, Mina Maruyama, Il Jeon, Kenji Kawahara, Masatou Ishihara, Masataka Hasegawa, Hiromichi Ohta, Hiroki Ago, Yutaka Matsuo, Susumu Okada, Takanori Fukushima, Taishi Takenobu*

npj 2D Materials and Applications 20193, 7. [DOI: 10.1038/s41699-019-0090-x]


(213) Reduced Knoevenagel Reaction of Acetetracenylene-1,2-dione with Acceptor Units for Luminescent Tetracene Derivatives

Yutaka Matsuo*, Chu-Guo Yu, Takafumi Nakagawa, Hiroshi Okada, Hiroshi Ueno, Tian-Ge Sun, Yu-Wu Zhong

J. Org. Chem. 201984, 2339–2345. [DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b03083]


(214) Star-shaped Magnesium Tetraethynylporphyrin Bearing Four Peripheral Electron-accepting Diketopyrrolopyrrole Functionalities for Organic Solar Cells

Huan Wang, Qihui Yue, Takafumi Nakagawa, Anna Zieleniewska, Hiroshi Okada, Keisuke Ogumi, Hiroshi Ueno, Dirk M. Guldi*, Xiaozhang Zhu*, Yutaka Matsuo*

J. Mater. Chem. A 20197, 4072–4083. [DOI: 10.1039/c8ta10710f]


(215) Highly Soluble C2v -symmetrical Fullerene Derivatives: Efficient Synthesis, Characterization, and Electrochemical Study

Yue Ma, Kouya Uchiyama, Hiroshi Ueno*, Hiroshi Okada, Hiroshi Moriyama*, Yutaka Matsuo*

Org. Chem. Front. 20196, 1372–1377. [DOI: 10.1039/c9qo00056a]


(216) Effects of Optical Interference and Optimized Crystallinity in Organic Photovoltaic Cells with a Low-bandgap Small Molecule Fabricated by Dry Process

Kohei Yamamoto*, Tetsuhiko Miyadera, Yutaka Matsuo, Takayuki Kuwabara, Kohshin Takahashi, Tetsuya Taima, Masayuki Chikamatsu

Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 201958, SBBG12. [DOI: 10.7567/1347-4065/aafe6b]


(217) High-Working-Pressure Sputtering of ZnO for Stable and Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells

Abhishek Thote, Il Jeon*, Hao-Sheng Lin, Sergei Manzhos, Takafumi Nakagawa, Donguk Suh, Junho Hwang, Makoto Kashiwagi, Junichiro Shiomi, Shigeo Maruyama*, Hirofumi Daiguji*, Yutaka Matsuo*

ACS Appl. Electron. Mater. 20191, 389–396. [DOI: 10.1021/acsaelm.8b00105] (Selected as a Cover Art)


(218) Stable and Reproducible 2D/3D Formamidinium–Lead–Iodide Perovskite Solar Cells

Abhishek Thote, Il Jeon*, Jin-Wook Lee, Seungju Seo, Hao-Sheng Lin, Yang Yang, Hirofumi Daiguji*, Shigeo Maruyama*, Yutaka Matsuo*

ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 20192, 2486–2493. [DOI : 10.1021/acsaem.8b01964] (Selected as a Cover Art)


(219) Mechanochromism, Twisted/Folded Structure Determination, and Derivatization of (N‐Phenylfluorenylidene)acridane

Yutaka Matsuo*, Ya Wang, Hiroshi Ueno, Takafumi Nakagawa, Hiroshi Okada

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201958, 8762–8767. [DOI: 10.1002/anie.201902636]


(220) Synthesis of Benzothieno[60]fullerenes Through Fullerenyl Cation Intermediates

Yutaka Matsuo*, Yun Yu, Xiao-Yu Yang, Hiroshi Ueno, Hiroshi Okada, Hiromasa Shibuya, Yeong Suk Choi, Yong Wan Jin

J. Org. Chem. 201984, 6270–6277. [DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.9b00549]


(221) Improved Solubility of Asymmetric Tetraethynylporphyrin Derivatives for Solution-processed Organic Solar Cells

Keisuke Ogumi, Takafumi Nakagawa, Hiroshi Okada, Yutaka Matsuo*

Org. Electron. 201971, 50–57. [DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2019.04.036]


(222) Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes as Crystal Growth Templates and Grain Bridges in Perovskite Solar Cells

Seungju Seo, Il Jeon*, Rong Xiang, Changsoo Lee, Hao Zhang, Takeshi Tanaka, Jin-Wook Lee, Donguk Suh, Tatsuro Ogamoto, Ryosuke Nishikubo, Akinori Saeki, Shohei Chiashi, Junichiro Shiomi, Hiromichi Kataura, Hyuck Mo Lee, Yang Yang, Yutaka Matsuo*, Shigeo Maruyama*

J. Mater. Chem. A 20197, 12987–12992. [DOI: 10.1039/C9TA02629K]


(223) High-Performance Solution-Processed Double-Walled Carbon Nanotube Transparent Electrode for Perovskite Solar Cells

Il Jeon, Jungjin Yoon, Unsoo Kim, Changsoo Lee, Rong Xiang, Ahmed Shawky, Jun Xi, Junseop Byeon, Hyuck Mo Lee, Mansoo Choi*, Shigeo Maruyama*, Yutaka Matsuo*

Adv. Energy Mater. 20199, 1901204. [DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201901204] (Selected as a Cover Art)


(224) Chemical Reduction of Li+@C60 by Decamethylferrocene to Produce Neutral Li+@C60•–

Hiroshi Okada, Hiroshi Ueno, Yasuhiro Takabayashi, Takeshi Nakagawa, Martina Vrankić, John Arvanitidis, Tetsuro Kusamoto, Kosmas Prassides*, Yutaka Matsuo*

Carbon 2019153, 467–471. [DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2019.07.028]


(225) Dialkoxymethano[60]fullerenes as Electron Acceptors in Thin-film Organic Solar Cell 

Mohammed Y. Suleiman, Yue Ma, Takafumi Nakagawa, Hiroshi Ueno, Yutaka Matsuo*

Tetrahedron 201975, 130514. [DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2019.130514]


(226) Synergic Catalysts of Polyoxometalate@Cationic Porous Aromatic Framework: Reciprocal Modulation of Both Capture and Conversion Materials

Jian Song, Yue Li, Ping Cao, Xiaofei Jing, Muhammad Faheem, Yutaka Matsuo, Youliang Zhu, Yuyang Tian*, Xiaohong Wang, Guangshan Zhu*

Adv. Mater. 201931, 1902444. [DOI: 10.1002/adma.201902444]


(227) Li@C60 Endohedral Fullerene as Supraatomic Dopant for C60 Electron-transporting Layer Promoting Efficiency of Perovskite Solar Cells

Hiroshi Ueno, Il Jeon, Hao-sheng Lin, Abhishek Thote, Takafumi Nakagawa, Hiroshi Okada, Seiichiro Izawa, Masahiro Hiramoto, Hirofumi Daiguji, Shigeo Maruyama, Yutaka Matsuo*

Chem. Commun. 201955, 11837–11839. [DOI: 10.1039/c9cc06120g]


(228) Investigation of Charge Interaction between Fullerene Derivatives and Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Clément Delacou, Il Jeon*, Keigo Otsuka, Taiki Inoue, Anton Anisimov, Takenori Fujii, Esko I. Kauppinen, Shigeo Maruyama*, Yutaka Matsuo*

InfoMat 20191, 559–570. [DOI: 10.1002/inf2.12045]


(229) Highly Selective and Scalable Fullerene-Cation-Mediated Synthesis accessing Cyclo[60]fullerenes with 5-Membered-Carbon-Ring and their Application to Perovskite Solar Cells

Hao-Sheng Lin, Il Jeon*, Yingqian Chen, Xiao-Yu Yang, Takafumi Nakagawa, Shigeo Maruyama, Sergei Manzhos, Yutaka Matsuo*

Chem. Mater. 201931, 8432–8439. [DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b02468]


(230) Controlled Redox of Lithium-ion Endohedral Fullerene for Efficient and Stable Metal Electrode-Free Perovskite Solar Cells

Il Jeon*, Ahmed Shawky, Hao-Sheng Lin, Seungju Seo, Hiroshi Okada, Jin-Wook Lee, Amrita Pal, Shaun Tan, Anton Anisimov, Esko I. Kauppinen, Yang Yang, Sergei Manzhos, Shigeo Maruyama, Yutaka Matsuo*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019141, 16553–16558. [DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b06418]


(231) High-yielding Pd2(dba)3·C6H6-based Four-fold Sonogashira Coupling with Selenophene-conjugated Magnesium Tetraethynylporphyrin for Organic Solar Cells

Huan Wang, Takafumi Nakagawa, Meng-Meng Zhang, Keisuke Ogumi, Shangfeng Yang*, Yutaka Matsuo*

RSC Adv. 20199, 32562–32572. [DOI: 10.1039/C9RA07393K]


(232) Prediction of Magnesium Tetraethynylporphyrin’s Solubility by Theoretical Calculation

Keisuke Ogumi, Yutaka Matsuo*

J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 201923, 1144–1148. [DOI: 10.1142/S1088424619501475]


(233) Highly Selective Synthesis of Tetrahydronaphthaleno[60]fullerenes via Fullerene-Cation-Mediated Intramolecular Cyclization

Xiao-Yu Yang, Hao-Sheng Lin, Yutaka Matsuo*

J. Org. Chem. 201984, 16314–16322. [DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.9b02618]


(234) Multifunctional Effect of p-Doping, Anti-Reflection, and Encapsulation by Polymeric Acid for High Efficiency and Stable Carbon Nanotube-based Silicon Solar Cells

Yang Qian, Il Jeon*, Ya-Lun Ho, Changhyun Lee, Sujeong Jeong, Clement Delacou, Anton Anisimov, Esko I. Kaupinnen, Yutaka Matsuo, Yoonmook Kang, Hae-Seok Lee, Donghwan Kim, Jean-Jacques Delaunay, Shigeo Maruyama*

Adv. Energy Mater. 202010, 1902389.. [DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201902389]


(235) Nickel-Catalyzed Deaminative Acylation of Activated Aliphatic Amines with Aromatic Amides via C–N Bond Activation

Chu-guo Yu, Yutaka Matsuo*

Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 950–955. [DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b04497]


(236) Polyaromatic Nanotweezers on Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes for the Growth and Interfacing of Lead Halide Perovskite Crystal Grains in Solar Cells

Hao-Sheng Lin, Shunhei Okawa, Yue Ma, Satoshi Yotsumoto, Changsoo Lee, Shaun Tan, Sergei Manzhos, Michito Yoshizawa, Shohei Chiashi, Hyuck Mo Lee, Takeshi Tanaka, Hiromichi Kataura, Il Jeon*, Yutaka Matsuo*, Shigeo Maruyama*

Chem. Mater. 202032, 5125–5133. [DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.0c01011]


(237) Carbon Nanotubes to Outperform Metal Electrodes in Perovskite Solar Cells via Dopant Engineering and Hole-Selectivity Enhancement

Il Jeon*, Ahmed Shawky, Seungju Seo, Yang Qian, Anton Anisimov, Esko I. Kauppinen, Yutaka Matsuo*, Shigeo Maruyama*

J. Mater. Chem. A 20208, 11141–11147. [DOI: 10.1039/D0TA03692G]


(238) MoS2-Carbon Nanotube Heterostructure as Efficient Hole Transporters and Conductors in Perovskite Solar Cells

Yang Qian, Seungju Seo, Il Jeon*, Haosheng Lin, Shuhei Okawa, Yongjia Zheng, Ahmed Shawky, Anton Anisimov, Esko I. Kauppinen, Jing Kong, Rong Xiang, Yutaka Matsuo, Shigeo Maruyama*

Appl. Phys. Express 202013 075009. [DOI: 10.35848/1882-0786/ab9efa]


(239) Denatured M13 Bacteriophage-Templated Perovskite Solar Cells Exhibiting High Efficiency

H.-S. Lin, J.-M. Lee, J. Han, C. Lee, S. Seo, S. Tan, H. M. Lee, E. J. Choi, M. S. Strano, Y. Yang, S. Maruyama, I. Jeon, Y. Matsuo, J.-W. Oh

Advanced Science 2020, accepted.


(240) Equilibrium and Thermodynamic Studies of Chromic Overcrowded Fluorenylidene-Acridanes with Modified Fluorene Moieties

Ya Wang, Yue Ma, Keisuke Ogumi, Bing Wang, Takafumi Nakagawa, Yao Fu, Yutaka Matsuo

Communications Chemistry 2020, accepted.

Accounts and Reviews

(1) Creation of Cyclic π-Electron Conjugated Systems through the Functionalization of Fullerenes and Synthesis of Their Multinuclear Metal Complexes

Yutaka Matsuo*

Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2008, 81, 320–330. (Award Accounts). [DOI: 10.1246/bcsj.81.320]


(2) Selective Multi-addition of Organocopper Reagents to Fullerenes

Yutaka Matsuo and Eiichi Nakamura*

Chem. Rev. 2008, 108, 3016–3028. [DOI: 10.1021/cr0684218]


(3) Design Concept for High-LUMO-Level Fullerene Electron-acceptors for Organic Solar Cells

Yutaka Matsuo*

Chem. Lett. 2012, 41, 754–759. (Highlight Review) [DOI: 10.1246/cl.2012.754]


(4) The Chemistry of Four-Membered Aromatics

Yutaka Matsuo* and Masashi Maruyama

Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 9334–9342. (Feature Article) [DOI: 10.1039/C2CC34244H]


(5) Polymer-Fullerene Solar Cells

Il Jeon and Yutaka Matsuo*

Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology 2017, 1–17.

[DOI: 10.1002/0471440264.pst650]


(6) Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes in Solar Cells

Il Jeon, Yutaka Matsuo, and Shigeo Maruyama*

Top. Curr. Chem. 2018, 376, 4. [DOI: 10.1007/s41061-017-0181-0]


(7) Functionalization of [60]Fullerene via Fullerene Cation Intermediates

Hao-Sheng Lin and Yutaka Matsuo*

Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 11244–11259. (Feature Article) [DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05965A]


(8) Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Emerging Solar Cells: Synthesis and Electrode Applications

Il Jeon, Rong Xiang, Ahmed Shawky, Yutaka Matsuo, Shigeo Maruyama*

Adv. Energy Mater. 2019, 9, 1801312. [DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201801312]


(1) Endohedral Lithium-containing Fullerenes: Preparation, Derivatization, and Application

Yutaka Matsuo, Hiroshi Okada, Hiroshi Ueno

Springer, Singapore, 2017. [DOI 10.1007/978-981-10-5004-6] [ISBN: 978-981-10-5003-9]

Chapters in Books

(1) Polymerization of Methyl Methacrylate Initiated by Half-Metallocene Complexes of Tantalum: Ligand Architecture Leading to Living Polymerization, Kazushi Mashima, Yutaka Matsuo, and Kazuhide Tani

in "Future Technology for Polyolefin and Olefin Polymerization Catalysis" Edited by M. Terano and T. Shiono,

Technology and Education Publishers, Tokyo, 2002, p98-103.


(2) Unique Complexation and Catalytic Performance of Zirconium and Hafnium Complexes Bearing N-Aryliminomethylpyrrolyl Ligand, Yutaka Matsuo, Hayato Tsurugi, Takahiro Yasumoto, and Kazushi Mashima

in "Current Achievements on Heterogeneous Olefin Polymerization Catalysts" Edited by M. Terano,

Sankeisya Co. Ltd., Nagoya, 2004, p151-157.


(3) Cyclophenacene Cut Out of Fullerene, Yutaka Matsuo and Eiichi Nakamura

in "Functional Organic Materials: Syntheses, Strategies and Applications" Edited by Thomas J. J. Müller and Uwe H. F. Bunz

Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2007, p59-80 (Chapter 2). [LINK]


(4) Application of Fullerenes to Nanodevices, Yutaka Matsuo and Eiichi Nakamura

in "Chemistry of Nanocarbons" Edited by F. Wudl, S. Nagase and T. Akasaka

Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, p173-187 (Chapter 6). [LINK]


(5) Solution-processable Small Molecule Organic Photovoltaic Devices, Yutaka Matsuo
in "Trends in Advanced Sensitized and Organic Solar Cells" (ISBN: 978-4-7813-0620-9) Edited by T. Miyasaka
CMC Publishing Co., Ltd., 2012, p222–231. [LINK]


(6) Molecular Assembly and Organization of Fullerenes for Photoelectric Conversion, Yutaka Matsuo

"Metal–Molecular Assembly for Functional Materials" (ISBN 978-4-431-54369-5) Edited by Y. Matsuo et al.

Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2013 (Chapter 1). [LINK]


(7) Fullerene Derivatives as Electron Acceptors in Polymer Solar Cells, Yutaka Matsuo

"Polymer Photovoltaics: Materials, Physics, and Device Engineering" Edited by F. Huang, H.-L. Yip, and Y. Cao

RSC Publishing, Cambridge, UK, 2015 (Chapter 4). [LINK]


(8) Fullerene Derivatives for Organic Solar Cells, Yutaka Matsuo

"Chemical Science of π-Electron Systems" Edited by T. Akasaka, A. Osuka, S. Fukuzumi, H. Kandori, Y. Aso

Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2015 (Chapter 36). [LINK]

Patents (International)

(1) Preparation of fullerene derivatives and their metal complexes
USA: US 2003139617
(2) Fullerene derivatives and processes for producing the same
USA: US 2005008558
(3) Process for the preparation of fullerene derivative
PCT: WO 2007111226 USA: US 20090118527-A1 Europe: EP 2006276 China: CN 101405252
(4) Fullerene derivatives and ruthenium complexes as liquid crystals
PCT: WO 2007102255 USA: US 20090247777-A1
(5) Photoelectric material containing fullerene derivative
PCT: WO 2007129767 USA: US 20090194158-A1
(6) Photoelectric conversion materials containing fullerene derivatives
PCT: 2007129768 US: 12/299,894
(7) Process for preparing fullerene derivatives
PCT: WO 2008059771 US: 12/514,782 Europe: EP2116521 China: CN 101535220A

Invited Oral Lectures and Seminars (International)

10/2006 Post-conference of 1st International Conference of Cutting-Edge Organic Chemistry in Asia, Hsinchu, Taiwan
05/2007 Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Shanghai , China
07/2007 Gordon Research Conference, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
07/2007 Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA
07/2007 Pedersen Seminar Series, DuPont, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
03/2008 University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
03/2008 Nankai University, Tianjin, China
03/2008 Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
03/2008 Peking University, Beijing, China
03/2008 Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China
04/2008 43rd EUChem Stereochemistry Conference (Bürgenstock Conference), Switzerland
04/2008 Bern University, Bern, Switzerland
04/2008 Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
07/2008 NIMS Conference, Tsukuba, Japan
07/2008 Technion, Haifa, Israel
07/2008 Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
09/2008 GCOE "Chemistry Innovation" Symposium, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
07/2009 9th Biennial International Workshop Fullerenes and Atomic Clusters (IWFAC2009), St. Petersburg, Russia
07/2009 International Symposium of Post-silicon Materials and Devices Research Alliance Project, Osaka, Japan
02/2010 University of California, Los Angels, California, USA
02/2010 University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA
02/2010 Stanford University, California, USA
03/2010 University of Florida, Florida, USA
03/2010 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
05/2010 National Taiwan University, Taiwan
06/2010 Chinese Chemical Society, Xiamen, China
09/2010 Advanced Nanomaterials 2010 (Keynote Lecture), Agadir, Morocco
10/2010 UdS-Japanese JSPS Symposium on Supramolecular Nanomaterials Science (Symposium Organizer), Strasbourg, France
11/2010 Japanese-German Frontier of Science (JGFOS) Symposium, Potsdam, Germany
12/2010 Pacifichem 2010, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
06/2011 The First China-Japan Joint Inorganic Chemistry Symposium for Young Scientists, Nanjing University, China
07/2011 ISNA-14, Eugene, Oregon, USA
09/2011 China-Japan Joint Symposium on Functional Supramolecular Architectures, Beijing, China
10/2011 The Seventh International Symposium on Integrated Synthesis (ISIS-7), Kobe, Japan
10/2011 3rd Asian Conference on Coordination Chemistry (ACCC3), Delhi, India
02/2012 WPI-AIMR Annual Workshop 2012, Sendai, Japan
05/2012 Canada-Japan Joint Symposium on Supramolecular Nanomaterials Science, Whistler, Canada
06/2012 Collaborative Conference on Materials Research, Seoul, Korea
08/2012 International Materials Research Congress (IMRC), Cancun, Mexico
10/2012 UT-UDS (Université de Strasbourg) Joint Symposium, Tokyo, Japan
05/2013 ETH Zurich, Switzerland
06/2013 Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
06/2013 Japan-China Young Scientist Symposium, Institute for Molecular Science, Okazaki, Japan

10/2013 Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

10/2013 Jilin University, Changchun, China

11/2013 South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China

03/2014 Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Changchun, China

03/2014 Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China

03/2014 Peking University, Beijing, China