Original Paper

10. Molecular “Hozo”: Thermally Stable yet Conformationally Flexible Self-assemblies Driven by Tight Molecular Meshing. Y.-Y. Zhan and S. Hiraoka*, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 94, 2329–2341 (2021). [DOI: 10.1246/bcsj.20210228] (Masterpiece Materials with Functional Excellence) (Account)

9. Supramolecular Fluorescence Sensor for Liquefied Petroleum GasY.-Y. Zhan, J. Liao, M. Kajita, T. Kojima, S. Takahashi, T. Takaya, K. Iwata, and S. Hiraoka*, Commun. Chem. 2, 107 (2019). [DOI: 10.1038/s42004-019-0212-6] プレスリリース[Link]、Press release [Link]、日本経済新聞電子版 [Link]、現代化学11月号「化学かわらばん」:超分子カプセルで液化天然ガスを検出 [Link]

8. Polarizability and Isotope Effects on Dispersion Interactions in WaterY.-Y. Zhan, Q.-C. Jiang, K. Ishii, T. Koide, O. Kobayashi, T. Kojima, S. Takahashi, M. Tachikawa, S. Uchiyama, and S. Hiraoka*, Commun. Chem. 2, 141, (2019). [DOI: 10.1038/s42004-019-0242-0] プレスリリース [Link]、Press release [Link]

7. Temperature-Controlled Repeatable Scrambling and Induced-Sorting of Building Blocks Between Cubic AssembliesY.-Y. Zhan, T. Kojima, K. Ishii, S. Takahashi, Y. Haketa, H. Maeda, S. Uchiyama, and S. Hiraoka*, Nature Commun. 10, 1440 (2019). [DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-09495-1]プレスリリース [Link]、Press release [Link]、日本経済新聞電子版 [Link]

6. Induced-fit Expansion and Contraction of a Self-assembled Nanocube Finely Responding to Neutral and Anionic GuestsY.-Y. Zhan, T. Kojima, T. Nakamura, T. Takahashi, S. Takahashi, Y. Haketa, Y. Shoji, H. Maeda, T. Fukushima, and S. Hiraoka*, Nature Commun. 9, 4530 (2018). [DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-06874-y], プレスリリース [Link], Press release [Link]、日本経済新聞 2018年11月7日, 科学新聞 2018年 11月16日 [Link], Physics Buzz 19 Nov 2018

5. Multicomponent Self-Assembly of Metallo-Supramolecular Macrocycles and Cages via Dynamic Heteroleptic Terpyridine Complexation. S.-Y. Wang, J.-Y. Huang, Y.-P. Liang, Y.-J. He, Y.-S. Chen, Y.-Y. Zhan, S. Hiraoka, Y.-H. Liu, S.-M. Peng, and Y.-T. Chan*, Chem. Eur. J. 24, 9274 – 9284 (2018). [DOI: 10.1002/chem.201801753]

4. A Balance Between van der Waals and Cation-π Interactions That Stabilizes Hydrophobic AssembliesY.-Y. Zhan, T. Kojima, T. Koide, M. Tachikawa, and S. Hiraoka*, Chem. Eur. J. 24, 9130 – 9135 (2018). [DOI:10.1002/chem.201801376]

3. Importance of Molecular Meshing for the Stabilization of Solvophobic AssembliesY.-Y. Zhan, N. Tanaka, Y. Ozawa, T. Kojima, T. Mashiko, U. Nagashima, M. Tachikawa, and S. Hiraoka*, J. Org. Chem. 83, 5132 – 5137 (2018). [DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b00495]

2. Semi-quantitative Evaluation of Molecular Meshing by Surface Analysis with Varying Probe Radii. N. Tanaka, Y.-Y. Zhan, Y. Ozawa, T. Kojima, T. Koide, T. Mashiko, U. Nagashima, M. Tachikawa, and S. Hiraoka*, Chem. Commun. 54, 3335–3338 (2018). (selected as Outside Back Cover) [DOI: 10.1039/c8cc00695d]

1. Hyperthermostable Cube-shaped Assembly in WaterY.-Y. Zhan, K. Ogata, T. Kojima, T. Koide, K. Ishii, T. Mashiko, M. Tachikawa, S. Uchiyama, and S. Hiraoka*, Commun. Chem. 1, 14 (2018). [DOI: 10.1038/s42004-018-0014-2] プレスリリース[Link]、科学新聞、 化学工業日報 [Link]