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K. Nomura, N. W. B. Awang
“Synthesis of bio-based aliphatic polyesters from plant oils by efficient molecular catalysis: A selected survey from recent reports”
ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. (2021).

K. Dawood, K. Nomura
“Recent developments in Z-selective olefin metathesis reactions by molybdenum, tungsten, ruthenium, and vanadium catalysts”
Adv. Synth. Catal., submitted revision (2021).

H. Harakawa, M. Okabe, K. Nomura
“Synthesis of cyclic olefin copolymers (COCs) by ethylene copolymerisations with cyclooctene, cycloheptene, and with tricyclo[,7)]undeca-4-ene: Effect of cyclic monomer structures on thermal properties”
Polym. Chem., 11, 5590-5600 (2020).

Z. Sun, P. Unruean, H. Aoki, B. Kitiyanan, K. Nomura
“Phenoxide-modified half-titanocenes supported on star-shaped ROMP polymers as efficient catalyst precursors for ethylene copolymerization”
Organometallics, 39, 2998-3009 (2020).

K. Nomura, S. Chaimongkolkunasin
“Cis-Specific ring opening metathesis polymerisation (ROMP) of cyclic olefins by (pentafluorophenylimido)vanadium(V)-alkylidene,V(CHSiMe3)(NC6F5)[OC(CF3)3](PMe3)2”
Catal. Sci. Tech., 10, 5840-5846 (2020).

J. Yi, N, Nakatani, K. Nomura
“Solution XANES and EXAFS analysis of active species of titanium, vanadium complex catalysts in ethylene polymerisation/dimerisation and syndiospecific styrene polymerisation”
Dalton Trans., 49, 8008-8028 (2020).

D. Zhu, L. Guo, W. Zhang, X. Hu, K. Nomura, A. Vignesh, X. Hao, Q. Zhang, W.-H. Sun
“Dialkylaluminum 2-substituted 6,6-dimethylcyclopentylpyridin-7-oxylates toward structural-differentiating the ring opening polymerization of ɛ-caprolactone and L-lactides”
Dalton Trans., 48, 4157-4167 (2019).

T. Miyashita, M. Kunisawa, S. Sueki, K. Nomura
“Synthesis of poly(arylene vinylene)s containing different end groups by combined acyclic diene metathesis polymerization with Wittig-type coupling”
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 56, 5288-5293 (2017).

K. Nomura, X. Hou
“Synthesis of vanadium-alkylidene complexes and their use and catalysts for ring opening metathesis polymerization”
Dalton Trans, 46, 12-24 (2017).

W. Apisuk, H. Ito, K. Nomura
“Efficient synthesis of cyclic olefin copolymers with high glass transition temperatures by ethylene copolymerization with tetracyclododecene (TCD) using (tert-BuC5H4)TiCl2(N=CtBu2) – MAO catalyst”
J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 54, 2662-2667 (2016).

W. Apisuk, K. Nomura
“Efficient introduction of aromatic vinyl group by incorporation of divinylbiphenyl, p-divinylbenzene in syndiospecific styrene polymerization using aryloxo-modified half-titanocene catalysts”
J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 54, 1902-1907 (2016).

S. Yorsaeng, K. Tsutsumi, B. Kitiyanan, K. Nomura
“Synthesis and structural analysis of tungsten-carbonyl dimers bridged with oligo(2,5-dialkoxy-1,4-phenylene vinylene)s through pyridine coordination”
Dalton Trans., 44, 16728-16736 (2015).

K. Nomura, T. Haque, T. Miwata, A. Inagaki, K. Takamizu
“Precise one-pot synthesis of fully conjugated end-functionalized star polymers containing poly(fluorene-2,7- vinylene) (PFV) arms”
Polym. Chem., 6, 380-388 (2015).

W. Apisuk, B. Kitiyanan, H.-J. Kim, D.-H. Kim, K. Nomura
“Introduction of reactive functionality by incorporation of divinylbiphenyl in ethylene copolymerization with styrene or 1-hexene using aryloxo-modified half-titanocenes – MAO catalysts”
J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 51, 2581-2587 (2013).

K. Nomura
“(Imido)vanadium(V)-alkyl, alkylidene complexes exhibiting unique reactivities towards olefins, phenols, and benzene via 1,2-C-H bond activation”
J. Chin. Chem. Soc., 59, 139-148 (2012).

S. Zhang, M. Tamm, K. Nomura
“1,2-C-H Activation of benzene promoted by (arylimido)vanadium(V)-alkylidene complexes: Isolation of the alkylidene, benzyne complexes”
Organometallics, 30, 2712-2720 (2011).

K. Nomura, J. Liu
“Half-titanocenes for precise olefin polymerisation: Effects of ligand substituents and some mechanistic aspects”
Dalton Trans., 40, 7666-7682 (2011).

H. Zhang, D.-J. Byun, K. Nomura
“Tuning the active species from syndiospecific styrene polymerisation to ethylene/styrene copolymerisation by (aryloxo)(cyclopentadienyl)titanium complexes – MAO catalysts”
Dalton Trans., 1802-1806 (2007).

K. Nomura, W. Wang, M. Fujiki, J. Y. Liu
“Notable norbornene (NBE) incorporation in ethylene/NBE copolymerisation catalysed by nonbridged half-titanocenes: Better correlation between NBE incorporation and coordination energy”
Chem. Commun,, 2659-2661 (2006).

W. Wang, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
“Ethylene polymerization catalyzed by titanium(IV) complexes with triaryloxoamine ligand of type, TiX[(OArCH2)3N”
Macromol. Rapid. Commun., 25, 504-507 (2004).