Publications


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2016

T. Masuda, Y. Inagaki, H. Momma, E. Kwon, W. Setaka,
Facile Synthesis of a 2,5-Bis(silyl)selenophene-1,1-dioxide and its Photophysical Properties
New J. Chem, 40, 8593-8599 (2016). doi:10.1039/C6NJ01886F

Sele 

T. Masuda, J. Arase, Y. Inagaki, M. Kawahata, K. Yamaguchi, T. Ohhara, A. Nakao, H. Momma, E. Kwon, W. Setaka,
Molecular Gyrotops with a Five-Membered Heteroaromatic Ring: Synthesis, Temperature-Dependent Orientation of Dipolar Rotors inside the Crystal, and its Birefringence Change
Cryst. Growth Des., 16, 4392-4401 (2016). doi:10.1021/acs.cgd.6b00508

Segyro 

2015

Y. Nishiyama, Y. Inagaki, K. Yamaguchi, W. Setaka,
1,4-Naphthalenediyl-Bridged Molecular Gyrotops: Rotation of the Rotor and Fluorescense in Solution
J. Org. Chem., 80, 9959-9966 (2015). doi:10.1021/acs.joc.5b01489

Npgyro 

H. Shionari, Y. Inagaki, K. Yamaguchi, W. Setaka,
Pyrene-bridged Macrocage Showing No Excimer Fluorescence
Org. Biomol. Chem., 13, 10511-10516 (2015). doi:10.1039/C5OB01644D

Pygyro 

2014

Y. Inagaki, K. Yamaguchi, W. Setaka,
A crystalline molecular gyrotop with germanium junctions between a phenylene rotor and alkyl spokes
RSC Adv., 4, 58624-58630 (2014). doi:10.1039/C4RA11705K

Gegyro 

W. Setaka, K. Inoue, S. Higa, S. Yoshigai, H. Kono, K. Yamaguchi,
Synthesis of Crystalline Molecular Gyrotops and Phenylene Rotation inside the Cage
J. Org. Chem., 79, 8288-8295 (2014). doi:10.1021/jo501539h

Phgyro 

W. Setaka, S. Higa, K. Yamaguchi,
Ring-closing metathesis for the synthesis of a molecular gyrotop
Org. Biomol. Chem., 12, 3354-3357 (2014). doi:10.1039/C4OB00470A

RCMforGyro 

W. Setaka, S. Ohmizu, M. Kira,
Kinetic stabilization against oxidation reaction induced by a silaalkane cage in thiophene-bridged molecular gyroscope
Chem.Commun., 50, 1098-1110 (2014). doi:10.1039/C3CC48205G

SO2gyro 



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2013

W. Setaka, K. Yamaguchi,
Order-Disorder Transition of Dipolar Rotor in a Crystalline Molecular Gyrotop and Its Optical Change
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135, 14560-14563 (2013). doi:10.1021/ja408405f

Thiogyro 

W. Setaka, A. Koyama, K. Yamaguchi,
Cage Size Effects on the Rotation of Molecular Gyrotops with 1,4-Naphthalenediyl Rotor in Solution
Org. Lett., 15, 5092-5095 (2013). doi:10.1021/ol402464d

Phgyro 

W. Setaka, K. Yamaguchi,
Organic crystalline material based on molecular gyroscope having uniaxially rotating π-electrons in the crystal and method of controlling birefringence
Patent JP5274506 (2013-05-24) (Espacenet)

W. Setaka, K. Yamaguchi,
Preparation of phenylene-bridged disilaalkane or disilallakene macrocage as molecular top with π electron system undergoing uniaxial rotation in crystal
Patent JP5235927 (2013-04-05) (Espacenet)

2012

W. Setaka, K. Yamaguchi,
Thermal modulation of birefringence observed in a crystalline molecular gyrotop,
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 109, 9271-9275 (2012). doi:10.1073/pnas.1114733109
(Highlighted in ASAHI shinbun, 2012.09.09.) (Press Release : Tokushima Bunri University)


W. Setaka, K. Yamaguchi,
A Molecular Balloon: Expansion of a Molecular Gyrotop Cage Due to Rotation of the Phenylene Rotor,
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 12458-12461 (2012). doi:10.1021/ja305822e
(Highlighted in Nature Chemistry 2012. No.9. doi:10.1038/nchem.1448)


A. B. Marahatta, M. Kanno, K. Hoki, W. Setaka, S. Irle, H. Kono,
Theoretical Investigation of the Structures and Dynamics of Crystalline Molecular Gyroscopes,
J. Phys. Chem. C, 116, 24845-24854 (2012).doi:10.1021/jp308974j