Projects

  • Grant-inAid for Scientific Research on Innovatived Areas 'Stimuli-responsive Chemical Species for the Creation of Functional Molecules'
  • Advanced Low Carbon Technology Research and Development Program
  • Adaptable and Seamless Technology transfer Program through Targed-driven R&D
  • Grant-inAid for Scientific Research on Innovatived Areas 'Emergence of Highly Elaborated pi-Space and Its Function'
  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Priority Areas 'Photochromism'
  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Priority Areas 'Photo-functional Interfaces'

Affiliations


Events

# 2015.5.2 (Sat)
We will held an alumni reunion of Mizuno and Ikeda laboratory on April 30, 2016 (Sat). We'll be waiting for your attendance!

# 2015.5.2 (Sat)
We held an alumni reunion of Mizuno and Ikeda laboratory on May 2, 2015 (Sat).

# 2014.4.26 (Sat)
We held an alumni reunion of Mizuno and Ikeda laboratory on April 26, 2014 (Sat).

# 2013.4.27 (Sat)
We held an alumni reunion of Mizuno and Ikeda laboratory on April 27, 2013 (Sat). For additional information, please visit here.

# 2012.9.29 (Sat)
We took the second place in the interlaboratory softball competition "Ohka-cup"!

# 2012.4.28 (Sat)
"Celebration in Honor of Prof. Kazuhiko MIZUNO's Retirement" has been held at Hotel Hankyu International. For additional information, please visit here.

Journals



News

2017.9.5.
Yutaro Kuramoto (3rd-year doctor's degree) won the Outstanding Presentation Award for Students (Oral) at Annual Meeting on Photochemistry 2017.
”Unique Solvatofluorochromism of an Amine–Ketone Dyad Fixed in syn-Conformation”
2017.8.10.
A collaborative paper with Yamaguchi Lab. (Nagoya Univ.) and Yoshizawa Lab. (Kyushu Univ.) was published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
Photochemical Intramolecular C-H Addition of Dimesityl-(hetero)arylboranes via a [1,6]-Sigmatropic Rearrangement
2017.7.28.
A review article in Japanese by Yamamoto, Kumeda, et al. was published in J. Jpn. Soc., Col. Mater.
”Effects of the Alkyl Substituents on the Organic Thin Film Transistor Characteristics of Thiophene-fused Naphthalenes: Molecular Simulation, Synthesis, and Device Characterization”
2017.6.22.
Assistant Prof. Yasunori Matsui won the Encouragement Award on Organic Electron Transfer Chemistry 2017.
”Analysis of Photoinduced Electron-Transfer Reaction and Its Application to Material Synthesis for the Organic Electronic Devices”
2017.6.14.
Our paper was selected as a Cover Picture of Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. (Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2017, 16, 845–853.)

2017.5.15.
Our paper was selected as a Cover Picture of ChemPhotoChem (ChemPhotoChem 2017, 1, 188–197.). A Cover Profile highlighting our study was also released. link

2017.3.30.
Dr. Mirai Tanaka (alumnus) won the CSJ Student Presentation Award at the 97th Annual Meeting of The Chemical Society of Japan (2017).
“Remarkable Solvatofluorochromism of a [2.2]Paracyclophane-Containing Organoboron Complex”
2017.4.1.
Five undergraduate students joined the Ikeda Lab.
2017.4.1.
Dr. Takuya Ogaki moved to RIKEN (Takimiya group) as a postdoctoral researcher.
2017.3.24.
Mirai TANAKA (3rd-year doctor's degree) and Shota NISHIDA (2nd-year master's degree) won the TECHNOVATION Encouragement Prize from "Aogaki Foundation" of Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University
2017.2.22.
Shota NISHIDA (M2) won the Ohka Award at Presentation of Master Theses.
"Molecular Modification and Mixed Crystal Preparation of Organoboron Complex Oriented to Highly Efficient Light Emission"


Shuichi TANI (M2) won the Ohka Award at Presentation of Master Theses.
"Synthesis and Chiral Induction of Dithienyl Ketone–Benzene Alternating Helical Foldamer"
2017.2.20.
Our paper was selected as Cover Picture of Asian J. Org. Chem.(Asian J. Org. Chem. 2017, 6, 290–296.).

2017.2.3.
A collaborative paper with Prof. Kamata (Niigata Univ.) and Prof. Takahashi (Univ. of Toyama) is published in Asian J. Org. Chem.
Electron-Transfer Reactions Triggered by Neutral or Cationic Photosensitizer: Methodology for Generation of o-Quinodimethane and Analysis of Back Electron-Transfer Process
2017.1.20.
A paper by Dr. T. Ogaki et al. was published in Asian J. Org. Chem.
Intramolecular Triple Cyclization Strategy for Sila- and Oxa-Analogues of Truxene with Long-Lived Phosphorescence
2016.12.19.
A paper by M. Tanaka (3rd-year doctor's degree) et al. was published in ChemPhotoChem.
Remarkable Solvatofluorochromism of a [2.2]Paracyclophane-Containing Organoboron Complex: A Large Stokes Shift Promoted by Excited State Intramolecular Charge Transfer
2016.12.9.
Shuichi Tani (M2) won a Presentation Award in the 25th Meeting of The Japan Petroleum Institute in Kansai Division.
”Dithienyl Ketone-Benzene Copolymer: A Novel Foldamer Whose Chirality Is Induced by External Stimuli”
2016.12.8.
Shota Nishida (M2) won the CSJ Poster Presentation Award 2016 for Excellent Research at the 6th CSJ Chemistry Festa.
”Highly Efficient Charge-transfer Luminescence of the Mixed Crystal of Two Diaryolmthanatoboron Difluorides”
2016.11.22.
Assistant professor Yasunori Matsui won a Presentation Award on the 35th Annual Meeting of Solid and Surface Photochemistry.
”Hole Mobility of Thin Film of Tetrathienonaphthalene: Amorphous Solid Simulation and Device Performance"
http://www3.muroran-it.ac.jp/sspc35/award.htm
2016.11.21.
Keita Takabatake (1st year master’s degree)) won The First Place Award on The 4th TKU-OPU Joint Symposium on Frontier Chemistry and Materials for the 21st Century.
”The Excited State C–C Bond Cleavage–Luminescence Phenomenon of Benzophenone-substituted Methylenecyclopropanes”
2016.11.21.
Kei Mishima (1st year master’s degree) won The First Place Award on The 4th TKU-OPU Joint Symposium on Frontier Chemistry and Materials for the 21st CenturyでThe First Place Award.
”Syntheses, Properties, and Crystal Structures of Angularly- Fused Thienobisbenzothiophene and Its π-Extended Derivatives”
2016.11.8.
Kazuki Shimono (1st year master’s degree) won a Poster Prize at the 18th Research Meeting of the Research Institute for Molecular Electronic Devices.
”Contrasting Ring-opening Reactivity Controlling Luminescence of Naphthyl-substituted Methylelecyclopropanes”
2016.10.24.
A paper by Dr. Sakai (Graduate) et al. has been published in ChemPhysChem.
“Room-Temperature Phosphorescence of Crystalline Metal-free Organoboron Complex”
2016.10.16
A collaborative paper with Ito Lab. (Hirosaki Univ.) is published in Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. and selected as the BSCJ Award Article.
“Preparation of a Cyclic Polyphenylene Array for a Chiral-Type Carbon Nanotube Segment”
2016.9.28.
Kei Mishima (1st year master’s degree) won the Poster Award at the 5th KIST-OPU-ECUST-TKU Joins Symposium on Advanced Materials and Application (JSAMA-5).
”Syntheses and Basic Properties of Angularly-Fused Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds Possessing Thieno Rings”
2016.9.19.
Shota Nishida (2nd year master’s degree) won the Poster Award at the 25th Symposium on Organic Crystal.
”Creation and Properties of the Mixed Crystals Diaroylmethanatoboron Difluoride toward Efficient Emission”
2016.9.9.
A paper by Toru Oishi (M2) et al. has been published in J. Phys. Org. Chem..
“Adiabatic process of higher electronically excited states: luminescence from an excited state biradical generated by irradiation of benzophenone-substituted cyclopropanes”
2016.8.16.
A collaborative paper with the group of Stephan Irle (Nagoya Univ.) has been published in RSC Adv..
“Ab initio and first principles theoretical investigations of triplet–triplet fluorescence in trimethylenemethane biradicals ”
2016.4.13.
Yutaro KURAMOTO (2nd-year doctor's degree) won the CSJ Student Presentation Award at 96th Annual Meeting of The Chemical Society of Japan (2016).
“Mechanism for Generation of Phenonium Ion-containing Salts in Single-electron Transfer–Oxidation Reaction of Cage Compounds”
2016.4.1.
Yutaro KURAMOTO (2nd-year doctor's degree) became a Research Fellowship for Young Scientist (DC2) of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).
2016.3.24.
A paper by Atsushi YAMAMOTO (3rd-year doctor's degree), Kunihiko NAGAE (1st-year master’s degree), Motoki KUMEDA (undergraduate student) et al. has been published in The Journal of Organic Chemistry.
“Amorphous Solid Simulation and Trial Fabrication of the Organic Field-effect Transistor of Tetrathienonaphthalenes Prepared by Using Microflow Photochemical Reactions: A Theoretical Calculation-inspired Investigation”
2016.3.2.
Kasumi NISHIO (undergraduate student) won the Ohka Award at Presentation of Graduation Theses 2015/16.
2016.1.28.
Atsushi SAKAI (3rd-year doctor's degree) won the TECHNOVATION Grand Prize from "Kazuma ADACHI Foundation" of Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University
2015.12.7.
Our paper (Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 18128–18137.) has been chosen for Inside Back Cover.

2015.12.5.
Shota NISHIDA (1st-year master’s degree) won the Excellent Poster Award at The 42nd Symposium on Main Group Element Chemistry.
2015.12.2.
A paper by Atsushi YAMAMOTO (3rd-year doctor's degree) et al. has been published in J. Photochem. Photobiol. A Chem.
“Formation of a Trithia[5]helicene in an Unexpected Photoreaction of a Methyl-substituted Bis(dithienylethenyl)thiophene through a Double Sequence of 6π-Electrocyclization/Aromatization (Dehydrogenation/Demethylation)”
2015.11.21.
Mirai TANAKA (2nd-year doctor’s degree) won the Poster Award at 9th Symposium on Organic π-Electron Systems.
2015.11.12.
Yutaro KURAMOTO (1st-year doctor’s degree) won the CSJ Poster Presentation Award 2015 for Excellent Research at 5th CSJ Chemistry Festa.
2015.11.9.
A paper by Atsushi SAKAI (3rd-year doctor’s degree) and Mirai TANAKA (2nd-year doctor’s degree) et al. has been published and selected as a “Hot Paper” in Chem. – Eur. J..
"New Fluorescence Domain “Excited Multimer” Formed upon Photoexcitation of Continuously Stacked Diaroylmethanatoboron Difluoride Molecules with Fused π-Orbital in Crystals"
2015.11.6.
Takuya OGAKI (3rd-year doctor’s degree, enrolled in the Autumn) won The Best Contribution Award at The 2nd FZU–OPU Joint International Symposium on Photocatalysis, Photo-functional Materials, and Nano-science & Technology.
“Syntheses and Crystallographic Analyses of an Angularly-fused Thienobis[1]benzothiophene and Its CT Cocrystal with TCNQ”
2015.11.6.
Atsushi YAMAMOTO (3rd-year doctor’s degree) won the Poster Award at The 17th Seminer, The Research Institute for Molecular Electronic Devices, Research Organization for the 21st Century, Osaka Prefecture University.
2015.9.26.
Yutaro KURAMOTO (1st-year doctor’s degree) and Shota NISHIDA (1st-year master’s degree) won the Poster Award at 26th Symposium on Physical Organic Chemistry, Japan.
2015.9.16.
Atsushi SAKAI (3rd-year doctor’s degree) won the Excellent Poster Award at The 18th Symposium of Society of Iodine Science, Japan.
2015.9.10.
Mirai TANAKA (2nd-year doctor’s degree) won the Excellent Student Presentation Award (Oral) at Annual Meeting on Photochemistry 2015, Japan.
"Photophysical Properties of Difluoroboron β-Diketonate Complex Possessing the [2.2]Paracyclophane Moiety"
2015.6.27.
A paper by Hitoshi KOBAYASHI (alumnus), Atsushi SAKAI (3rd-year doctor's degree) et al. has been published in Rapid Commun. Photosci..
“Fluorescence Behavior Associated with a Possible Intercolumnar Charge-transfer Interaction in the Crystalline State of a Dyad Consisting of Mesitylene and 1,4-Dicyano-2-methylnaphthalene Subunits”
2015.6.28.
Shota NISHIDA (1st-year master’s degree) won the Best Poster Award at The 11th Korea–Japan Symposium on Frontier Photoscience (KJFP-2015).
"A Mixed Crystal of Diaroylmethanatoboron Difluoride that Exhibits Exciplex Emission"
2014.5.1.
Atsushi SAKAI (3rd-year doctor's degree) won the CSJ Student Presentation Award at 95th Annual Meeting of The Chemical Society of Japan (2015).
2015.4.1.
Yasunori MATSUI, Ph.D. was promoted to a tenure-track assistant professor.
2015.3.3.
Shota NISHIDA and Yuta YASUYOSHI (undergraduate students) won the Ohka Award at Presentation of Graduation Theses 2014/15.
2015.2.25.
Taiki KIDO (2nd-year master's degree) won the Ohka Award at Presentation of Master Theses 2014/15.
2014.12.5.
Takuma OWADA (2nd-year master's degree) won the Excellent Research Award at a united workshop of The 23rd Workshop, Kansai Branch of The Japan Petroleum Institute & The 59th Workshop, Kansai Branch of The Japan Institute of Energy.
2014.11.25.
Toru OISHI (1st-year master's degree) won the Poster Award at The 16th Seminer, The Research Institute for Molecular Electronic Devices, Research Organization for the 21st Century, Osaka Prefecture University.
2014.10.31.
Atsushi SAKAI, Atsushi YAMAMOTO (2nd-year doctor's degree), Takuya OGAKI (2nd-year doctor's degree, enrolled in the Autumn), Yutaro KURAMOTO (2nd-year master's degree), and Toru OISHI (1st-year master's degree) received the President Award from Osaka Prefecture University.
2014.9.26.
Atsushi YAMAMOTO (2nd-year doctor's degree) won the Excellent in Poster Award at 2014 2nd TKU–OPU and 4th TKU–ECUST–OPU–KIST International Symposium.
2014.9.16.
A paper by Yasunori Matsui, Ph.D., Taiki KIDO (2nd-year master's degree) et al. has been published in Chem. Commun..
“The “Excited State C–C Bond Cleavage—Luminescence” Phenomenon of a Biphenyl-substituted Methylenecyclopropane Triggered by Intermolecular Energy Transfer from Triplet Benzophenone”
2014.8.9.
Atsushi YAMAMOTO (2nd-year doctor's degree) won the Poster Award at The Summer School, The 46th Meeting of Young Researcher Association for Physical Organic Chemistry, Japan.
2014.6.27.
Yutaro KURAMOTO (2nd-year master's degree) won the Excellent Poster Award at The 38th Symposium on Electroorganic Chemistry.
2014.6.15.
Toru OISHI (1st-year master's degree) won the Excellent Poster Award at The 35th Meeting of Young Researcher Association for Photochemitsry, Japan.
2014.6.1.
A paper by Yutaro KURAMOTO (2nd-year master's degree) et al. has been published in Tetrahedron Lett..
"Unexpected Formation of a Phenonium Ion-containing Salt by Single Electron-transfer Oxidation of a Cage Compound Possessing Triphenylamine Moieties"
2014.6.1.
A paper by Takuya OGAKI (1st-year doctor's degree, enrolled in the Autumn) et al. has been published in Tetrahedron Lett..
"One-pot Photochemical Synthesis of Novel Thienobis[1]benzothiophene with an Angularly-fused Structure that Promotes Unique Intermolecular S•••S Contacts in the Crystalline State"
2014.4.1.
Mirai TANAKA (1st-year doctor's degree) became a Research Fellowship for Young Scientist (DC1) of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).
2014.3.19.
Mirai TANAKA (2nd-year master's degree) and Yusuke TOMIYORI (2nd-year master’s degree) received the President Award from Osaka Prefecture University.
2014.3.3.
Akari YOSHIMOTO (undergraduate student) won the Ohkakai Award at Presentation of Graduation Theses 2013/14.
2014.2.18.
Mirai TANAKA (2nd-year master's degree) won the Ohkakai Award at Presentation of Master Theses 2013/14.
2014.2.8.
A paper by Takuya OGAKI (1st-year doctor's degree, enrolled in the Autumn) and Toru AOKI (1st-year master's degree) et al. has been published in Chemistry Letters.
"Theoretical Study Demonstrating that Silylene Bridging Brings about LUMO Energy Lowering without Increasing the Reorganization Energy for Single Electron Transfer"
2014.1.21.
A paper in collaboration with Takeshi KAWASE Lab (University of Hyogo) and Dr. Hiroyuki KURATA (Osaka University) has been published in Chemistry Letters.
"Pyreno[4,5-b]furan and -[4,5-b:9,10-b']difuran Derivatives as New Blue Fluorophores: Synthesis, Structure, and Electronic Properties"