1986-Present

1986-1995
(1) “Transition metal ketene complexes as an active intermediate for catalytic carbonylation of geminal dibromoalkanes”
A. Miyashita, T. Kihara, K. Nomura, H. Nohira
Chem. Lett., 1607-1610 (1986).

(2) “n-Alkene and dihydrogen formation from n-alkanes by photocatalysis using carbonyl(chloro)phosphine-rhodium complexes”
K. Nomura, Y. Saito
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 161-162 (1988).

(3) “Vaska型ロジウム錯体の光触媒作用による飽和炭化水素の液相脱水素反応とその機構”
野村琴広, 熊谷彦俊, 斎藤泰和
触媒, 30, 204-207 (1988).

(4) “Photoenhanced catalytic dehydrogenation of methanol with tin(II)-coordinated iridium complexes”
K. Nomura, S. Shinoda, Y. Saito
J. Mol. Catal., 50, 303-313 (1989).

(5) “Photocatalytic dehydrogenation of 2-propanol with carbonyl(halogeno)phosphine-rhodium complexes” Special issue for selected paper in this journal
K. Nomura, S. Shinoda, Y. Saito
J. Mol. Catal., 52, 99-111 (1989).

(6) “Alkene and dihydrogen formation by catalytic dehydrogenation of alkane with RhCl(PR3)2 photogenerated from RhCl(CO)(PR3)2”
K. Nomura, Y. Saito
J. Mol. Catal., 54, 57-64 (1989).

(7) “Co2(CH2C=O)(CO)7 as an active intermediate for cobalt-catalyzed alkoxycarbonylation of CH2Br2”
A. Miyashita, K. Nomura, S. Kaji, H. Nohira
Chem. Lett., 1983-1986 (1989).

(8) “Cobalt-catalyzed aminocarbonylation of geminal dibromoalkanes. Formation of 2-aminoamides and maloamide derivatives”
A. Miyashita, T. Kawashima, S. Kaji, K. Nomura, H. Nohira
Tetrahedron Lett., 32, 781-784 (1991).

(9) “Selective reduction of aromatic nitro compounds using CO and water with highly active rhodium-phosphine chelate complexes”
K. Nomura, M. Ishino, M. Hazama
J. Mol. Catal., 65, L5-L7 (1991).

(10) “Facile selective reduction of aromatic nitro compounds affording amines using Rh4(CO)12 – 9,10-diaminophenanthrene catalyst system under CO/H2O conditions: the effect of 9,10-diaminophenanthrene”
K. Nomura, M. Ishino, M. Hazama
J. Mol. Catal., 66, L1-L4 (1991).

(11) “Extremely efficient catalytic reduction of aromatic nitro compounds affording amines using amine-added Rh6(CO)16 catalyst system under CO/H2O conditions”
K. Nomura, M. Ishino, M. Hazama
J. Mol. Catal., 66, L11-L13 (1991).

(12) “Novel reduction of aromatic nitro compounds affording amines using CO and water catalyzed by phosphine-added Rh(CO)2(acac) complexes”
K. Nomura, M. Ishino, M. Hazama
J. Mol. Catal., 66, L19-L21 (1991).

(13) “Efficient selective reduction of aromatic nitro compounds affording aromatic amines under CO/H2O conditions catalyzed by amine-added rhodium-carbonyl complexes”
K. Nomura, M. Ishino, M. Hazama
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 64, 2624-2628 (1991).

(14) “Selective heal-to-tail dimer formation from acrylonitrile catalyzed by phosphine-added nickel(0) complexes”
K. Nomura, M. Ishino
J. Mol. Catal., 68, L5-L7 (1991).

(15) “Selective catalytic reduction of aromatic nitro compounds affording amines under CO/H2O conditions using amine-added ruthenium-carbonyl complexes”
K. Nomura
Chem. Lett., 1679-1682 (1991).

(16) “Novel selective catalytic reduction of aromatic nitro compounds affording amines using ruthenium-carbonyl complex in the presence of NEt3 under CO/H2O conditions”
K. Nomura
J. Mol. Catal., 73, L1-L4 (1992).

(17) “Phosphine-added nickel(0) complexes catalyzed selective dimerization of acrylonitrile affording methyleneglutaronitrile (2,4-dicyanobutene)”
K. Nomura, M. Ishino
J. Mol. Catal., 73, L15-L19 (1992).

(18) “Selective reduction of aromatic nitro compounds affording aromatic amines under CO/H2O conditions catalyzed by phosphine-added rhodium-, ruthenium-carbonyl complexes”
K. Nomura, M. Ishino, M. Hazama
J. Mol. Catal., 78, 273-282 (1993).

(19) “遷移金属錯体触媒を用いる芳香族ニトロ化合物の一酸化炭素/水系での高選択的還元反応”
野村琴広, 石野 勝, 間 資雄, 鈴鴨剛夫, 住友化学, I, 41-51 (1993).

(20) “Photoenhanced catalytic dehydrogenation of methanol with (NEt4)3[IrH(SnCl3)5] complex”
K. Makita, K. Nomura, Y. Saito
J. Mol. Catal., 89, 143-149 (1994).

(21) “Efficient selective reduction of aromatic nitro compounds catalyzed by ruthenium-carbonyl complexes in the presence of amines under CO/H2O conditions”
K. Nomura
J. Mol. Catal. A, 95, 203-210 (1995).

 

1996
(22) “Preparation of ‘sugar-coated’ homopolymers and multiblock ROMP copolymers”
K. Nomura, R.R. Schrock
Macromolecules, 29, 540-545 (1996).

(23) “Synthesis of vanadium(III), -(IV), and -(V) complexes that contain the pentafluorophenyl-substituted triamidoamine ligand [(C6F5NCH2CH2)3N]3-”
K. Nomura, R. R. Schrock, W. M. Davis
Inorg. Chem., 35, 3695-3701 (1996).

 

1997
(24) “A practical convenient homogeneous palladium-phosphine catalysis for hydrocarbonylation of chlorobenzenes”
T. Miyawaki, K. Nomura, M. Hazama, G. Suzukamo
J. Mol. Catal. A, 120, L9-L11 (1997).

(25) “Efficient dimerization of propylene affording 2,3-dimethylbutenes by fluorinated alcohol modified nickel-phosphine catalyst system containing strong sulfonic acids and/or dialkyl sulfates”
K. Nomura, M. Itagaki, M. Ishino, M. Yamamoto, G. Suzukamo
Catal. Lett., 47, 47-49 (1997).

(26) “Efficient synthesis of 2,3-dimethylbutenes by dimerization of propylene using nickel-phosphine catalysis in the presence of strong sulfonic acids and/or dialkyl sulfates – Remarkable effect of strong sulfonic acids and/or dialkyl sulfates -“
K. Nomura, M. Ishino, M. Hazama, G. Suzukamo
J. Mol. Catal. A, 126, L93-L97 (1997).

(27) “Synthesis of 2,3-dimethylbutenes by dimerization of propylene using highly active
nickel-phosphine catalysts in the presence of strong sulfonic acids and/or dialkyl sulfates”
K. Nomura, M. Ishino, G. Suzukamo
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 70, 2671-2676 (1997).

 

1998
(28) “Efficient dimerization of propylene by nickel-phosphine catalysts in the presence of strong sulfonic acids and/or dialkyl sulfates. – Effect of phosphine ligand and additives -“
M. Itagaki, G. Suzukamo, K. Nomura
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 71, 79-82 (1998).

(29) “Synthesis of titanium(IV) complexes that contain the bis(silylamide) ligand of the type [1,8-C10H6(NR)2]2-, and alkene polymerization catalyzed by [1,8-C10H6(NR)2]TiCl2 – cocatalyst system”
K. Nomura, N. Naga, K. Takaoki, A. Imai
J. Mol. Catal. A, 130, L209-L213 (1998).

(30) “プロピレン二量化に有効な新規均一系ニッケル錯体触媒”
野村琴広, 山本三千男, 板垣 誠, 鈴鴨剛夫, 住友化学, I, 99-111 (1998).

(31) “Synthesis of various non-bridged Cp-aryloxy titanium(IV) complexes of the type CpTi(OAr)X2, and the catalytic alkene polymerization. – Important role of substituents on both aryloxy and cyclopentadienyl groups”
K. Nomura, N. Naga, M. Miki, K. Yanagi, A. Imai
Organometallics, 17, 2152-2154 (1998).

(32) “Olefin polymerization by (cyclopentadienyl)(aryloxy)titanium(IV) complexes – cocatalyst system”
K. Nomura, N. Naga M. Miki, K. Yanagi
Macromolecules, 31, 7588-7597 (1998).

(33) “Ethylene homopolymerization and ethylene/1-butene copolymerization catalyzed by [1,8-C10H6(NR)2]TiX2 – cocatalyst system”
K. Nomura, N. Naga, K. Takaoki
Macromolecules, 31, 8009-8015 (1998).

 

1999
(34) “Fluorinated alcohol modified nickel-phosphine catalyst system for efficient dimerization of propylene”
K. Nomura, C. Minamide, M. Nagase, M. Itagaki, G. Suzukamo
J. Mol. Catal. A, 137, 1-14 (1999).

(35) “Olefin polymerization by the (pybox)RuX2(ethylene) – cocatalyst system”
K. Nomura, W. Sidokmai, Y. Imanishi
Macromolecules, 32, 4732-4734 (1999).

(36) “Synthesis of titanium(IV) complex that contain the bis(silylamide) ligand of the type [1,8-C10H6(NR)2]2-, (R = SiMe3, SitBuMe2, SiiPr3), and alkene polymerization catalyzed by [1,8-C10H6(NR)2]TiX2 – cocatalyst system”
K. Takaoki, K. Nomura, N. Naga, A. Imai
Science and Technology in Catalysis 1998, 469-472 (1999).
(Special issue for 3rd Tokyo Conference on Advanced Catalytic Science and Technology, TOCAT3)

2000
(37) “Copolymerization of ethylene with a-olefin catalyzed by [1,8-C10H6(NR)2]TiCl2 and [ArN(CH2)3NAr]TiCl2 (Ar = 2,6-iPr2C6H3) – MMAO catalyst system”
K. Nomura, K. Oya, Y. Imanishi
Polymer, 41, 2755-2764 (2000).

(38) “Ethylene polymerization catalyzed by ruthenium(II) and iron(II) complexes containing 2,6-bis(oxazoline)pyridine (pybox) ligand – cocatalyst system”
K. Nomura, W. Sidokmai, Y. Imanishi
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn, 73, 599-605 (2000).

(39) “Polymerization of 1-hexene, 1-octene catalyzed by Cp’TiCl2(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3) – MAO system. – Unexpected increase of the catalytic activity for ethylene/1-hexene copolymerization by (1,3-tBu2C5H3)TiCl2(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3) – MAO catalyst system -“
K. Nomura, T. Komatsu, Y. Imanishi
J. Mol. Catal. A (Letter), 152, 249-252 (2000).

(40) “Ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP) of norbornene macromonomer using Mo(CHCMe2Ph)(OR)2 as the initiator”
K. Nomura, S. Takahashi, Y. Imanishi
Polymer (Communications), 41, 4345-4350 (2000).

(41) “Effect of cyclopentadienyl fragment on monomer reactivities and monomer sequence distributions in ethylene/a-olefin copolymerization by nonbridged (cyclopentadienyl)(aryloxy)titanium(IV) complexes – MAO catalyst systems”
K. Nomura, K. Oya, T. Komatsu, Y. Imanishi
Macromolecules, 33, 3187-3189 (2000).

(42) “Ligand effect in olefin polymerization catalyzed by (cyclopentadienyl)(aryloxy)- titanium(IV) complexes, Cp’TiCl2(OAr), – MAO system. – Copolymerization by (1,3-tBu2C5H3)TiCl2(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3) – MAO catalyst system -”
K. Nomura, T. Komatsu, and Y. Imanishi, J. Mol. Catal. A, 159, 127-137 (2000).
(Invited paper in the 4th international symposium on organo-metals metal complexes and catalysis, OMC-IV).

(43) “Syndiospecific styrene polymerization and efficient ethylene/styrene copolymerization catalyzed by (cyclopentadienyl)(aryloxy)titanium(IV) complexes – MAO system”
K. Nomura, T. Komatsu, Y. Imanishi
Macromolecules, 33, 8122-8124 (2000).

(44) “Olefin polymerization and copolymerization with soluble transition metal complex catalyst”
Y. Imanishi, K. Nomura
J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 38, 4613-4626 (2000). (Symposium issue).

(45) “Effect of cocatalyst in 1-hexene polymerization by Cp*TiMe2(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3) complex”
K. Nomura, T. Komatsu, M. Nakamura, Y. Imanishi
J. Mol. Catal. A, 164, 131-135 (2000).

 

2001
(46) “Ethylene polymerization and ring-opening metathesis polymerization of norbornene catalyzed by (arylimido)(aryloxy)vanadium(V) complex of the type, V(NAr)(OAr’)X2 (X = Cl, CH2Ph)”
K. Nomura, A. Sagara, Y. Imanishi
Chem Lett., 36-37 (2001).

(47) “Direct synthesis of 2-phenylethanol by hydrogenation of methyl phenylacetate using homogeneous ruthenium-phosphine catalysis under low hydrogen pressure”
K. Nomura, H. Ogura, Y. Imanishi, J. Mol. Catal. A (Letter), 166, 339-343 (2001).

(48) “Efficient synthesis of high molecular weight trans-poly(9,9-di-n-octylfluorene-2,7- vinylene) by acyclic diene metathesis (ADMET) polymerization by the molybdenum initiator”
K. Nomura, H. Morimoto, Y. Imanishi, Z. Ramhani, Y. Geerts
J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 39, 2463-2470 (2001).

(49) “Ethylene/a-olefin copolymerization by various nonbridged (cyclopentadienyl)(aryloxy) titanium(IV) complexes – MAO catalyst system”
K. Nomura, K. Oya, Y. Imanishi
J. Mol. Catal. A, 174, 127-140 (2001).

(50) “Synthesis of poly(macromonomer)s by repeating ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP) with Mo(CHCMe2Ph)(NAr)(OR)2initiators”
K. Nomura, S. Takahashi, and Y. Imanishi
Macromolecules, 34, 4712-4723 (2001).

2002
(51) “Ruthenium catalyzed hydrogenation of methyl phenylacetate under low hydrogen pressure”
K. Nomura, H. Ogura, and Y. Imanishi
J. Mol. Catal. A, 178, 105-114 (2002).

(52) “Olefin polymerization and ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP) of norbornene by (arylimido)(aryloxo)vanadium(V) complexes of the type, VX2(NAr)(OAr’).  – Remarkable effect of aluminum cocatalyst for the coordination insertion and ring-opening metathesis polymerization –
K. Nomura, A. Sagara, Y. Imanishi
Macromolecules, 35, 1583-1591 (2002).

(53) “Hydrogenation of PhCH2CHO catalyzed by ruthenium complex containing ‘polymer-attached’ ligand prepared by living ring-opening metathesis polymerization”
K. Nomura, H. Ogura, Y. Imanishi
J. Mol. Catal. A (Letter), 185, 311-316 (2002).

(54) “[Me2Si(indenyl)(NtBu)]TiX2 (X = Cl, Me)錯体触媒によるエチレン重合及びエチレンとスチレンとの共重合”
若林保武, 宮下 晃, 野村琴広, 野平博之
高分子論文集特集号「遷移金属触媒重合の新展開」, 59, 393-401 (2002). 依頼投稿

(55) “Ethylene/styrene copolymerization by various (cyclopentadienyl)(aryloxy)titanium(IV) complexes – MAO catalyst system”
K. Nomura, H. Okumura, T. Komatsu, N. Naga
Macromolecules, 34, 5388-5395 (2002).

(56) “Synthesis of nonbridged (anilide)(cyclopentadienyl)titanium(IV) complexes of the type, Cp’TiCl2[N(2,6-Me2C6H3)(R)], and their use in catalysis for olefin polymerization”
K. Nomura, K. Fujii
Organometallics, 21, 3042-3049 (2002).

(57) “Effect of ligand in ethylene/styrene copolymerization by [Me2Si(C5Me4)(NR)]TiCl2 (R = tert-Bu, cyclohexyl) and (1,3-Me2C5H3)TiCl2(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3) – MAO catalyst systems”
K. Nomura, H. Okumura, T. Komatsu, Y. Imanishi
J. Mol. Catal. A, 190, 225-234 (2002).
(Invited paper for a special issue of 14th international symposium on olefin metathesis and related chemistry, ISOM XIV)

 

2003
(58) “Effect of cyclopentadienyl fragment in polymerization of ethylene, propylene, and styrene by nonbridged half-metallocene type titanium and zirconium complexes of the type, Cp’MCl2[N(2,6-Me2C6H3)(SiMe3)], – MAO catalyst systems”
K. Nomura, K. Fujii
Science and Technology in Catalysis 2002, 121-124 (2003).
(Special issue for 4th Tokyo Conferebce on Advanced Catalytic Science and Technology, TOCAT4).

(59) “A study concerning the effect of organoboron compounds in 1-hexene polymerization catalyzed by Cp*TiMe2(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3). – Structural analysis for Cp*TiMe2(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3) and Cp*TiMe(CF3SO3)(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3) -”
K. Nomura, A. Fudo
Inorg. Chim. Acta, 345, 37-43 (2003). (Special issue dedicated to Prof. R.R. Schrock)

(60) “Effect of cyclopentadienyl and amide fragment in olefin polymerization by nonbridged (amide)(cyclopentadienyl)titanium(IV) complexes of the type, Cp’TiCl2[N(R1)R2], – methylaluminoxane (MAO) catalyst systems”
K. Nomura, K. Fujii
Macromolecules, 36, 2633-2641 (2003).

(61) “Some reactions of Cp*TiMe2(OAr) and Cp*TiMe(CF3SO3)(OAr) with 5-hexen-1-ol and 3-buten-1-ol, structural analysis for Cp*Ti(CF3SO3)[OCH2(CH2)3CH=CH2](OAr) (OAr = O-2,6-iPr2C6H3)”
K. Nomura, Y. Hatanaka
Inorg. Chem. Commun., 6, 517-522 (2003).

(62) “Effect of aryloxo ligand for ethylene polymerization by (arylimido)(aryloxo)vanadium(V) complexes – MAO catalyst systems.  Attempt for polymerization of styrene”
W. Wang, J. Yamada, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
Catal. Commun., 4, 159-164 (2003).

(63) “Efficient ethylene/norbornene copolymerization by (aryloxo)(indenyl)titanium(IV) complexes – MAO catalyst system”
K. Nomura, M. Tsubota, M. Fujiki
Macromolecules, 36, 3797-3799 (2003).

(64) “Syndiospecific styrene polymerization by (tert-BuC5H4)TiCl2(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3) – Borate Catalyst System”
K. Nomura, A. Fudo
Catal. Commun., 4, 269-274 (2003).

 

2004
(65) “Efficient living polymerization of 1-hexene by Cp*TiMe2(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3) – borate catalyst system at low temperature”
K. Nomura, A. Fudo
J. Mol. Catal. A, 209, 9-17 (2004).

(66) “Ethylene polymerization catalyzed by titanium(IV) complexes with triaryloxoamine ligand of type, TiX[(OArCH2)3N”
W. Wang, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
Macromol. Rapid. Commun., 25, 504-507 (2004). Selected as the cover article
http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/jabout/10003270/cover/2004_25_03.html

(67) “Living ring-opening metathesis polymerization of norbornenes containing acetyl-protected carbohydrates using well-defined molybdenum and ruthenium initiators”
K. Nomura, I. Sakai, Y. Imanishi, M. Fujiki, Y. Miyamoto
Macromol. Rapid. Commun., 25, 571-576 (2004).

(68) “Ethylene polymerization catalyzed by various (aryloimido)(aryloxo)vanadium(V) complexes – MAO catalyst systems, and attempted styrene (co)polymerization”
W. Wang, J. Yamada, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
Current Achievement on Heterogeneous Olefin Polymerization Catalysts, Terano, M. Ed., Sankeisha Co. Ltd., Nagoya, 2004, p 159.
Symposium special issue, 3rd International Workshop on Heterogeneous Ziegler-Natta Catalysts (JAIST, 2003).

(69) “Polymerization of 1,5-hexadiene by nonbridged half-titanocene complex – MAO catalyst system: Remarkable difference in the selectivity of repeated 1,2-insertion”
K. Nomura, Y. Hatanaka, H. Okumura, M. Fujiki, K. Hasegawa
Macromolecules, 37, 1693-1695 (2004).

(70) “Effects of cyclopentadienyl fragment in ethylene, 1-hexene, and styrene polymerizations catalyzed by half-titanocenes containing ketimide ligand of the type, Cp’TiCl2(N=CtBu2)”
K. Nomura, K. Fujita, M. Fujiki
Catal. Commun., 5, 413-417 (2004).

(71) “Synthesis of homopolymers and multiblock copolymers by living ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP) of norbornenes containing acetyl-protected carbohydrates using well-defined ruthenium and molybdenum initiators”
Y. Miyamoto, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
J. Polym. Sci. PartA: Polym. Chem., 42, 4248-4266 (2004).

(72) “Effect of cyclopentadienyl and anionic ancillary ligand in syndiospecific styrene polymerization catalyzed by nonbridged half-titanocenes containing aryloxo, amide and anilide ligands – cocatalyst systems”
D.-J. Byun, A. Fudo, A. Tanaka, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
Macromolecules, 37, 5520-5530 (2004).

(73) “Olefin polymerization by (cyclopentadienyl)(ketimide)titanium(IV) complexes of the type, Cp’TiCl2(N=CtBu2), – methylaluminoxane (MAO) catalyst systems”
K. Nomura, K. Fujita, M. Fujiki
J. Mol. Catal. A , 220, 133-144 (2004).
Introduced as 14th in most frequently downloaded article (among 1600 titles) in J. Mol. Catal. A.

 

2005
(74) “Effect of cyclopentadienyl fragment in copolymerization of ethylene with cyclic olefins catalyzed by non-bridged (aryloxo)(cyclopentadienyl)titanium(IV) complexes”
W. Wang, T. Tanaka, M. Tsubota, M. Fujiki, S. Yamanaka, K. Nomura
Adv. Synth. Catal., 347, 433-446 (2005).
Special issue dedicated to Prof. R.R. Schrock on occasion his 60th birthday.

(75) “Precise synthesis of amphiphilic polymeric architectures by grafting poly(ethylene glycol) to end-functionalized block ROMP copolymers”
J. J. Murphy, T. Kawasaki, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
Macromolecules, 38, 1075-1083 (2005).

(76) “Efficient incorporation of 2-methyl-1-pentene in copolymerization of ethylene with 2-methyl-1-pentene catalyzed by nonbridged half-titanocenes”
K. Nomura, K. Itagaki, M. Fujiki
Macromolecules, 38, 2053-2055 (2005).

(77) “Copolymerization of ethylene with cyclohexene (CHE) catalyzed by nonbridged half-titanocenes containing aryloxo ligand: Notable effect of both cyclopentadienyl and anionic donor ligand for efficient CHE incorporation”
W. Wang, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 128, 4582-4583 (2005).

(78) “Vanadium(V)-alkylidene complex exhibiting remarkable catalytic activity for ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP)”
J. Yamada, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 24, 2248-2250 (2005).

(79) “Remarkable effects of Al cocatalyst and comonomer in ethylene copolymerizations catalyzed by (arylimido)(aryloxo)vanadium complexes: Efficient synthesis of high molecular weight ethylene/norbornene copolymer”
W. Wang, K. Nomura
Macromolecules, 38, 5905-5913 (2005).

(80) “Living copolymerization of ethylene with styrene catalyzed by (cyclopentadienyl)(ketimide)titanium(IV) complex – MAO catalyst system”
H. Zhang, K. Nomura
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 9364-9365 (2005).

(81) “A stable vanadium(V)-methyl complex containing arylimido and bis(ketimide) ligands that exhibits unique reactivity with alcohol”
J. Yamada, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 24, 3621-3623 (2005).

(82) “Precise synthesis of poly(macromonomer)s containing sugars by repetitive ring-opening metathesis polymerisation”
J. J. Murphy, K. Nomura
Chem. Commun., 4080-4082 (2005).

(83) “Efficient incorporation of vinylcylohexane in ethylene/vinylcyclohexane copolymerization catalyzed by nonbridged half-titanocenes”
K. Nomura, K. Itagaki
Macromolecules, 38, 8121-8123 (2005).

(84) “Acyclic diene metathesis (ADMET) polymerization of 2,5-dialkyl-1,4-divinylbenzene with molybdenum or ruthenium catalysts:  Factors affecting for precise synthesis of the defect-free high molecular weight trans-PPVs”
K. Nomura, Y. Miyamoto, H. Morimoto, Y. Geerts
J. Polym. Sci. PartA: Polym. Chem., 43, 6166-6177 (2005).

 

2006
(85) “Selective hydrogen transfer reduction of ketones by recyclableruthenium complex catalysts containing a ‘ROMP polymer-attached’ ligand”
K. Nomura, Y. Kuromatsu
J. Mol. Catal. A., 245, 152-160 (2006).

(86) “Notable effects of aluminum alkyls and solvents for highly efficient ethylene (co)polymerizations catalyzed by (arylimido)(aryloxo)vanadium complexes”
W. Wang, K. Nomura
Adv. Synth. Catal., 348, 743-750 (2006).

(87) “Effect of aryloxide ligand in 1-hexene, styrene polymerization catalyzed by nonbridged half-titanocenes of the type, Cp’TiCl2(OAr) (Cp’ = C5Me5, tert-BuC5H4).  – Structural analyses for Cp*TiCl2(O-2,6-tBu2C6H3) and Cp*TiCl2(O-2,6-iPr2-4-tBuC6H2) –
K. Nomura, A. Tanaka, S. Katao
J. Mol. Catal. A., 254, 197-204 (2006). Special issue of 16th international symposium on olefin metathesis and related chemistry, ISOM XVI

(88) “Effect of anionic ancillary ligand in ethylene polymerization catalyzed by (arylimido)vanadium complexes containing aryloxide, ketimide ligand”
K. Nomura, W. Wang, J. Yamada
Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 161, 123-128 (2006). Special issue for Asian Polyolefin Workshop2005

(89) “Ligand effect in syndiospecific styrene polymerization and ethylene/styrene copolymerization by some nonbridged half-titanocenes containing anionic donor ligands”
H. Zhang, K. Nomura
Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 161, 145-152 (2006). Special issue for Asian Polyolefin Workshop2005

(90) “Ring opening metathesis polymerization of norbornene catalyzed by V(CH2SiMe3)2(N-2,6-Me2C6H3)(N=CtBu2).  In situ generation of the vanadium-alkylidene”
K. Nomura, J. Yamada
Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 161, 175-178 (2006). Special issue for Asian Polyolefin Workshop2005

(91) “Effect of catalyst loading in olefin polymerization catalyzed by supported half-titanocenes on polystyrene through phenoxy linkage”
B. Kitiyanan, K. Nomura
Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 161, 213-218 (2006). Special issue for Asian Polyolefin Workshop2005

(92) “Ethylene/2-methyl-1-pentene copolymerization catalyzed by half-titanocenes containing aryloxo ligand: Effect of cyclopentadienyl fragment”
K. Nomura, K. Itagaki
Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 161, 179-184 (2006). Special issue for Asian Polyolefin Workshop2005

(93) “Synthesis of isoxazolino norbornene derivatives containing sugar residues by 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition and their application to the synthesis of neoglycopolymers by living ring-opening metathesis polymerization”
J. J. Murphy, K. Nomura, R. Michael Paton
Macromolecules, 39, 3147-3153 (2006).

(94) “Polymerization of 1,5-hexadiene by half-titanocenes – MAO catalyst systems: Factors affecting the selectivity for the favored repeated 1,2-insertion”
K. Nomura, A. Takemoto, Y. Hatanaka, H. Okumura, M. Fujiki, K Hasegawa Macromolecules, 39, 4009-4017 (2006).

(95) “Notable Norbornene (NBE) Incorporation in Ethylene/NBE Copolymerisation Catalysed by Nonbridged Half-Titanocenes:Better Correlation between NBE Incorporation and Coordination Energy”
K. Nomura, W. Wang, M. Fujiki, J. Y. Liu
Chem. Commun., 2659-2661 (2006). (Cover article)

(96) “Living copolymerization of ethylene with styrene catalyzed by (cyclopentadienyl)(ketimide)titanium(IV) complex – MAO catalyst system:  Effect of anionic ancillary donor ligand”
H. Zhang, K. Nomura
Macromolecules, 56, 5266-5274 (2006).

 

2007
(97) “Synthesis and structure of titanatranes containing tetradentate trianionic donor ligands of the type, [(O-2,4-R2C6H2-6-CH2)2(OCH2CH2)]N3-, and their use in catalysis for ethylene polymerization”
Sudhakar P., S. Katao, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 26, 1616-1626 (2007).

(98) “Synthesisof various (arylimido)vanadium(V)-methyl complexes containing ketimide ligandsand reactions with alcohols, thiols, borates: Implications for unique reactivitytoward alcohols”
J. Yamada., M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 26, 2579-2588 (2007).

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

(100) “Synthesis of half-titanocenes containing aryloxide ligands attachedto the ROMP polymer chain end: Unique catalyst precursors for ethylene(co)polymerization”
B. Kitiyanan, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 26, 3461-3465 (2007).

(101) “Effect of ketimide ligand for ethylene polymerization and ethylene/norbornene copolymerization catalyzed by (cyclopentadienyl)(ketimide)titanium complexes – MAO catalyst systems. Structural analysis for Cp*TiCl2(N=CPh2)”
K. Nomura, J. Yamada, W. Wang, J. Liu
J. Organomet. Chem., 692, 4675-4682 (2007). (Special issue dedicated to Prof. G. Erker

(102) “Efficient Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization of Norbornene by Vanadium-Alkylidenes Generated In Situ from V(NAr)Cl2(L) (L: ketimide, aryloxo)”
K. Nomura, T. Atsumi, M. Fujiki, J. Yamada
J. Mol. Catal. A, 275, 1-8 (2007).

(103) “Precise Synthesis of Poly(macromonomer)s Containing Sugars by Repetitive ROMP and Their Attachments to Poly(ethylene glycol): Synthesis, TEM Analysis and Their Properties as Amphiphilic Block Fragments”
J. J. Murphy, H. Furusho, R. M. Paton, K. Nomura
Chem. Eur. J., 13, 8985-8997 (2007).

(104) “Effect of cyclopentadienyl and anionic donor ligands on monomer reactivitiesin copolymerization of ethylene with 2-methyl-1-pentene by nonbridged half-titanocenes- cocatalyst systems”
K. Itagaki, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
Macromolecules, 40, 6489-6499 (2007).

(105) “Ethylene homopolymerization and ethylene/norbornene copolymerization by VCl2(N-2,6-Me2C6H3)(O-2,6-Me2C6H3) – chlorinated Al cocatalyst systems”
K. Nomura, W. Wang
Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 172 (Science and Technology in Catalysis 2006), 305-308 (2007). Special issue for 5th Tokyo Conferebce on Advanced Catalytic Science and Technology, TOCAT5

(106) “Synthesis of titanatranes containing bis(aryloxo)(alkoxo)amines and their use in catalysis for ethylene polymerization”
Sudhakar P., W. Wang, S. Katao, K. Nomura
Macromol. Symp., 260, 133-139 (2007). Special issue for 5th Ziegler-Natta Workshop

(107) “Highly efficient ethylene/cyclopentene copolymerization with exclusive 1,2-cyclopentene incorporation by (cyclopentadienyl)(ketimide)titanium(IV) complexes – MAO catalysts”
J. Liu, K. Nomura
Adv. Synth. Catal., 349, 2235-2240 (2007).

(108) “Synthesis of half-titanocenes containing phenoxy-imine ligands and their use as catalysts for olefin polymerization”
H. Zhang, S. Katao, K. Nomura, J. Huang
Organometallics, 26, 5967-5977 (2007).

(109) “Facile, efficient functionalization of polyolefins via controlled incorporation of terminal olefins by repeated 1,7-octadiene insertion”
K. Nomura, J. Liu, M. Fujiki, A. Takemoto
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 129, 14170-14171 (2007).

 

2008
(110) “Efficient functional group introduction into polyolefins by copolymerization of ethylene with allyltrialkylsilane using nonbridged half-titanocenes”
J. Liu, K. Nomura
Macromolecules, 41, 1070-1072 (2008).

(111) “Notable effect of imino substituent for the efficient ring-opening polymerization of epsilon-caprolactone initiated by Al complexes containing phenoxy-imine ligand of type, Me2Al(L) [L: O-2-tBu-6-(RN=CH)C6H3; R: 2,6-iPr2C6H3, tBu, adamantyl, C6F5]”
N. Iwasa, J. Liu, K. Nomura
Catal. Commun., 9, 1148-1152 (2008).

(112) “Factors affecting product distributions in ethylene/styrene copolymerization by (aryloxo)(cyclopentadienyl)titanium complexes – MAO catalyst systems”
K. Nomura, H. Zhang, D.-J. Byun
J. Polym. Sci. PartA: Polym. Chem., 46, 4162-4174 (2008).

(113) “Synthesis and structural analysis of (arylimido)vanadium(V) complexes containing phenoxy-imine ligands: New efficient catalyst precursors for ethylene polymerization”
Y. Onishi, S. Katao, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 27, 2590-2596 (2008).

(114) “Exclusive end functionalization of all-trans poly(fluorene vinylene)s prepared by acyclic diene metathesis polymerization: Facile efficient synthesis of amphiphilic triblock copolymers by grafting poly(ethylene glycol)”
K. Nomura, N. Yamamoto, R. Ito, M. Fujiki, Y. Geerts
Macromolecules, 41, 4245-4249 (2008).

(115) “Synthesis of Al complexes containing phenoxy-imineligands and their use as the catalyst precursors for efficient living ring-opening polymerisation of epsilon-caprolactone”
J. Liu, N. Iwasa, K. Nomura
Dalton Trans., 3978-3988 (2008).

(116) “Synthesis of (1-adamantylimido)vanadium(V) complexes containing aryloxo, ketimide ligands: Effect of ligand substituents in olefin insertion/metathesis polymerization”
W. Zhang, K. Nomura
Inorg. Chem., 47, 6482-6492 (2008).

(117) “Syntheses of various (arylimido)vanadium(V)-dialkyl complexes containing aryloxo, alkoxo ligands, and ring-opening metathesis polymerization using a vanadium(V)-alkylidene complex”
K. Nomura, Y. Onishi, M. Fujiki, J. Yamada
Organometallics, 27, 3818-3824 (2008).

(118) “Ring-opening polymerization of various cyclic esters by Al complexes containing a series of phenoxy-imine ligands: Effect of the imino substituents for the catalytic activity”
N. Iwasa, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
J. Mol. Catal. A, 292, 67-75 (2008).

(119) “Reactions of an (arylimido)vanadium(V)-alkylidene, V(CHSiMe3)(N-2,6-Me2C6H3)(NCtBu2)(PMe3), with nitriles, diphenylacetylene, and styrene”
W. Zhang, J. Yamada, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 27, 5353-5360 (2008).

(120) “Direct precise functional group introduction into polyolefins: Efficient incorporation of vinyltrialkylsilanes in ethylene copolymerizations by nonbridged half-titanocenes”
K. Nomura, K. Kakinuki, M. Fujiki, K. Itagaki
Macromolecules, 41, 8974-8976 (2008).

(121) “Facile synthesis of (imido)vanadium(V)-alkyl, alkylidene complexes containing N-heterocyclic carbene ligand from their trialkyl analogues”
W. Zhang, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 27, 6400-6402 (2008).

2009
(122) “Synthesis and structural analysis of (cyclopentadienyl)(pyrrolide)titanium(IV) complexes and their use in the catalysis for olefin polymerization”
I. Saeed, S. Katao, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 28, 111-122 (2009).

(123) “Synthesis of (1-adamantylimido)vanadium(V)-alkyl complexes containing a chelate alkoxo(imino)pyridine ligand, and reactions with alcohols (ROH) that proceed via intermediates formed by coordination of ROH”
W. Zhang, S. Katao, W.-H. Sun, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 28, 1558-1568 (2009).

(124) “Ethylene polymerization and ethylene/1-octene copolymerization using group 4 half-metallocenes containing aryloxo ligands, Cp*MCl2(OAr) [M= Ti, Zr, Hf; Ar = O-2,6-R2C6H3, R=tBu, Ph] – MAO catalyst systems”
K. Itagaki, S. Hasumi, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
J. Mol. Catal. A, 303, 102-109 (2009).

(125) “Facile controlled synthesis of soluble star shape polymers by ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP)”
K. Nomura, Y. Watanabe, S. Fujita, M. Fujiki, H. Otani
Macromolecules, 42, 899-901 (2009).

(126) “Tris(pyrazolyl)borate Ti(IV) complexes containing phenoxy ligands: Effective catalyst precursors for ethylene polymerization that proceeds via cationic Ti(IV) species”
K. Itagaki, K. Kakinuki, S. Katao, T. Khamnaen, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura, S. Hasumi Organometallics, 28, 1942-1949 (2009).

(127) “Notable effect of fluoro substituents in the imino group in ring-opening polymerization of ε-caprolactone by Al complexes containing phenoxyimine ligands”
N. Iwasa, S. Katao, J. Liu, M. Fujiki, Y. Furukawa, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 28, 2179-2187 (2009).

(128) “Synthesis and structural analysis of half-titanocenes containing hapto-2- pyrazolato ligands, and their use in catalysis for ethylene polymerization”
I. Saeed, S. Katao, K. Nomura
Inorg. Chem., 48, 5011-5020 (2009).

(129) “Copolymerization of ethylene with t-buytlethylene using nonbridged half-titanocene-cocatalyst systems”
F. Z. Khan, K. Kakinuki, K. Nomura
Macromolecules, 42, 3767-3773 (2009).

(130) “Copolymerization of ethylene with alfa-olefins containing various substituents catalyzed by half-titanocenes: Factors affecting the monomer reactivities”
K. Kakinuki, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
Macromolecules, 42, 4585-4595 (2009).

(131) “Efficient synthesis of functionalized polyolefin by incorporation of 4-vinylcyclohexene in ethylene copolymerization using half-titanocene catalysts”
K. Itagaki, K. Nomura
Macromolecules, 42, 5097-5103 (2009).

(132) “Synthesis of all trans high molecular weight poly(N-alkyl-carbazole-2,7-vinylene)s and poly(9,9-dialkyl-fluorene-2,7-vinylene)s by acyclic diene metathesis (ADMET) polymerization using ruthenium-carbene complex catalysts”
N. Yamamoto, R. Ito, M. Fujiki, Y. Geerts, K. Nomura
Macromolecules, 42, 5104-5111 (2009).

(133) “Synthesis and characterization of organoaluminum compounds containing quinolin-8-amine derivatives and their catalytic behavior for ring-opening polymerization of ε-caprolactone”
M. Shen, W. Zhang, K. Nomura, W.-H. Sun
Dalton Trans, 9000-9009 (2009). Special Issue, Metal-catalysed Polymerisation

(134) “Synthesis, structural analysis of titanatranes bearing terminal substituted aryloxo ligands of the type, [Ti(OAr){(O-2,4-Me2C6H2-6-CH2)2(OCH2CH2)N}]n (n = 1,2): Effect of aryloxo substituents in the ethylene polymerization”
Gurubasavaraji, P., K. Nomura
Inorg. Chem., 48, 9491-9500 (2009).

(135) “Effect of aryloxo substituents in ethylene polymerisation by tris(pyrazolyl)borate titanium(IV) complexes containing aryloxo ligands of type, TpTiCl2(OAr)”
K. Nomura, S. Hasumi, M. Fujiki, K. Itagaki
Dalton Trans, 9052-9057 (2009). Special Issue, Metal-catalysed Polymerisation

(136) “Synthesis of (arylimido)vanadium(V) complexes containing (2-anilidomethyl)pyridine ligands and their use as the catalyst precurosors for olefin polymerization”
S. Zhang, S. Katao, W.-H. Sun, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 28, 5925-5933 (2009).

 

2010
(137) “1-Hexene polymerization by Cp*TiX2(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3) [X: Me, Cl] in the presence of MAO-, MMAO-modified carbonaceous materials”
M. Hofman, K. Nomura
J. Mol. Catal. A319, 85-91 (2010).

(138) “Highyl efficient dimerization of ethylene by (imido)vanadium complexes containing (2-anilidomethyl)pyridine ligand: Notable ligand effect toward activity and selectivity”
S. Zhang, K. Nomura
J. Am. Chem. Soc.132, 4960-4965 (2010).

(139) “Mono- and bis-amidinate 2,6-xylylimido vanadium chlorides: synthesis, structure, and reactivity”
S. Aharonovich, M. Botoshansky, B. Tumanskii, K. Nomura, R. M. Waymouth, M. S. Eisen
Dalton Trans.39, 5463-5469 (2010).

(140) “A facile, controlled synthesis of soluble star polymers containing a sugar residue by ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP)”
H. Otani, S. Fujita, Y. Watanabe, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
Macromol. Symp.293, 53-57 (2010). Special symposium issue for the 18th International Symposium on Olefin Metathesis and Related Chemistry (ISOM XVIII)

(141) “Hetero-bimetallic complexes of titanatranes with aluminum alkyls: Synthesis, structural analysis, and their use in catalysis for ethylene polymerization”
P. M. Gurubasavaraj, K. Nomura
Organometallics29, 3500-3506 (2010).

 

2011
(142) “Ethylene polymerization by phenoxy substituted tris(pyrazolyl)borate Ti(IV) methyl complexes”
S. Hasumi, K. Itagaki, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
Macromolecules44, 773-776 (2011).

(143) “1,2-C-H Activation of benzene promoted by (arylimido)vanadium(V)-alkylidene complexes: Isolation of the alkylidene, benzyne complexes”
S. Zhang, M. Tamm, K. Nomura
Organometallics30, 2712-2720 (2011). Cover Article

(144) “Olefin polymerization by half-titanocenes containing hapto2-pyrazolato ligands – MAO catalyst systems”
K. Nomura, H. Fukuda, S. Katao, M. Fujiki, H.-Y. Kim, D.-H. Kim, I. Saeed
Macromolecules44, 1986-1998 (2011).

(145) “Precise synthesis of poly(fluorene-2,7-vinylene)s containing oligo(thiophene)s at the chain ends: Unique emission properties by the end functinalization”
S. Kuwabara, N. Yamamoto, P. M. V. Sharma, K. Takamizu, M. Fujiki, Y. Geerts, K. Nomura
Macromolecules44, 3705-3711 (2011).

(146) “Effect of ligand substituents in olefin polymerisation by half-sandwich titanium complexes containing monoanionic iminoimidazolidide ligands – MAO catalyst systems”
K. Nomura, H. Fukuda, S. Katao, M. Fujiki, H.-J. Kim, D.-H. Kim, S. Zhang
Dalton Trans.40, 7842-7849 (2011).

(147) “Unique reactivity of (arylimido)vanadium(V) alkyl complexes with phenols: Fast phenoxy ligand exchange in the presence of vanadium(V) alkyls”
K. Nomura, Y. Matsumoto
Organometallics30, 3610-3618 (2011).

(148) “Synthesis of (adamantylimido)vanadium(V)-alkyl complexes containing aryloxo ligands and their use as the catalyst precursors for ring-opening metathesis polymerization of norbornene, and ring-opening polymerization of tetrahydrofuran”
K. Suzuki, Y. Matsumoto, K. Nomura
J. Organomet. Chem.696, 4057-4063 (2011). Invited submission for a special issue, “Molecule Activation and Catalysis Using Metal-Carbon Multiple Bonds”.

 

2012
(149) “Precise synthesis of amphiphilic multiblock copolymers by combination of acyclic diene metathesis (ADMET) polymerization with atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP) and click chemistry”
K. Nomura, M. M. Abdellatif
ACS Macro Lett.1, 423-427 (2012).

(150) “Synthesis of oligo(thiophene) coated star shape ROMP polymers: Unique emission properties by the precise integration of functionality”
K. Takamizu, K. Nomura
J. Am. Chem. Soc.134, 7892-7895 (2012).

(151) “Ethylene dimerization/polymerization catalyzed by (adamantylimido)vanadium(V) complexes containing (2-anilidomethyl)pyridine ligands: Factors affecting the ethylene reactivity”
A. Igarashi, S. Zhang, K. Nomura
Organometallics
31, 3575-3581 (2012).

(152) “Effect of cocatalyst in ethylene/styrene copolymerization by aryloxo-modified half-titanocene – cocatalyst systems for exclusive synthesis of copolymers under high styrene concentration conditions”
K. Nomura, N. Suzuki, D.-H. Kim, H. J. Kim
Macromol. Reac. Eng., 6, 351-356 (2012).

(153) “Use of pyridine coated star shape ROMP polymers as the supported ligand for Ru-catalyzed chemoselective hydrogen transfer reductin of ketoney”
K. Nomura, K. Tanaka, S. Fujita
Organometallics31, 5074-5080 (2012).

(154) “Ring-opening polymerization of THF by aryloxo-modified (imido)vanadium(V)-alkyl complexes and ring-opening metathesis polymerization by highly active V(CHSiMe3)(NAd)(OC6F5)(PMe3)2”
K. Nomura, K. Suzuki, S. Katao, Y. Matsumoto
Organometallics31, 5114-5120 (2012).

(155) “Ethylene copolymerization by half-titanocenes containing imidazolin-2-iminato ligands – MAO catalyst systems”
K. Nomura, H. Fukuda, W. Apisuk, A. G. Trambitas, B. Kitiyanan, M. Tamm
J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem.363-364, 501-511 (2012).

(156) “Synthesis and structural analysis of phenoxy-substituted half-titanocenes with different anionic ligands, Cp*TiX(Y)(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3): Effect of anionic ligands (X,Y) in ethylene/styrene copolymerization”
K. Nomura, S. Pracha, K. Phomphrai, S. Katao, D.-H. Kim, H.-Y. Kim, N. Suzuki
J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem.365, 136-145 (2012).

(157) “Effect of terminal aryloxo ligands in ethylene polymerization using titanatranes of the type, [Ti(OAr)(O-2,4-R2C6H2): Synthesis and structural analysis of the hetero-bimetallic complexes of titanatranes with AlMe3”
Y. Takii, P. M. Gurubasavaraj, S. Katao, K. Nomura
Organometallics31, 8237-8248 (2012).

 

2013
(158) “Ethylene polymerization using (imino)vanadium(V) dichloride complexes containing (anilido)methyl-pyridine, -quinolineligands?- halogenated Al alkyls catalyst systems”
A. Igarashi, W. Zhang, W.-H. Sun, K. Nomura
Catalysts3, 148-156 (2013).

(159) “Synthesis and structural analysis of (imido)vanadium(V) complexes containing chelate (anilido)methyl-imine ligands: Ligand effect in ethylene dimerization”
K. Nomura, A. Igarashi, S. Katao, W. Zhang, W.-H. Sun
Inorg. Chem.52, 2607-2614 (2013).

(160) “Efficient ethylene/norbornene copolymerization by half-titanocenes containing imidazolin-2-iminato ligands – MAO catalyst systems”
W. Apisuk, A. G. Trambitas, B. Kitiyanan, M. Tamm, K. Nomura
J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem.51, 2575-2580 (2013).

(161) “Efficient terpolymerization of ethylene and styrene with alfa-olefins by aryloxo modified half-titanocene-based catalysts – cocatalyst systems”
W. Apisuk, N. Suzuki, H.-J. Kim, D.-H. Kim, B. Kitiyanan, K. Nomura
J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 51, 2565-2574 (2013).

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

(163) “Precise synthesis of end-functionalized oligo(2,5-dialkoxy-1,4-phenylene vinylene)s with controlled repeat units via combined olefin metathesis and Wittig-type coupling”
M. M. Abdellatif, K. Nomura
Org Lett., 15, 1618-1621 (2013).

(164) “Synthesis, structural analysis of the hetero-bimetallic complexes MMe[(O-2,4-tBu2C6H2-6-CH2)22-O-2,4-tBu2C6H2-6-CH2)N][Me2Al(μ2-OiPr)] [M = Zr, Hf] and their use in catalysis for ethylene polymerization”
Y. Takii, A. Inagaki, K. Nomura
Dalton Trans., 42, 11632-11639 (2013).

(165) “Synthesis of binuclear phenoxyiminoorganoaluminum complexes and their use as the catalyst precursors for efficient ring-opening polymerisation of ε-caprolactone”
H.-L. Han, Y. Liu, J. Liu, K. Nomura, Y.-S. Li
Dalton Trans.42, 12346-12353 (2013).

(166) “Precise synthesis of poly(fluorene vinylene)s capped with chromophores: Efficient fluorescent polymers modified by conjugation length and end-groups”
K. Takamizu, A. Inagaki, K. Nomura
ACS Macro Lett.2, 980-984 (2013).

(167) “Precise one-pot synthesis of end-functionalized conjugated multi-block copolymers via combined olefin metathesis and Wittig-type coupling”
K. Nomura, T. Haque, T. Onuma, F. Hajjaj, M. S. Asano, A. Inagaki
Macromolecules46, 9563-9574 (2013).

 

2014
(168) “Synthesis and structural analysis of (imido)vanadium(V) dichloride complexes containing imidazolin-2-iminato- and imidazolidin-2-iminato ligands, and their use as catalyst precursors for ethylene (co)polymerization”
K. Nomura, B. K. Bahuleyan, S. Zhang, P. M. V. Sharma, S. Katao, A. Igarashi, A. Inagaki, M. Tamm
Inorg. Chem.53, 607-623 (2014).

(169) “Synthesis of (imido)vanadium(V) complexes containing 8-(2,6-dimethylanilide)-5,6,7-trihydroquinoline ligands: Highly active catalyst pecursors for ethylene dimerization”
X.-Y. Tang, A. Igarashi, W.-H. Sun, A. Inagaki, J. Liu, W. Zhang, Y.-S. Li, K. Nomura
Organometallics33, 1053-1060 (2014). (X.-Y. Tang and A. Igarashi: euqal contribution as the first author)

(170) “Vanadyl di(5-t-butyl-2-(aryliminomethyl)quinolin-8-olate): Synthesis, characterization and their ethylene (co-)polymerization”
Q. Yan, Z. Sun, W. Zhang, K. Nomura, W.-H. Sun
Macromol. Chem. Phys.215, 1744-1752 (2014). Special issue (invited submission), Continuing Innovation in Polyolefin Catalysis and Materials, dedicated to Prof. Minoru Terano

(171) “Efficient terpolymerization of ethylene and styrene with 1,7-octadiene by aryloxo modified half-titanocenes – cocatalyst systems: Efficient introduction of the reactive functionality”
W. Apisuk, K. Nomura
Macromol. Chem. Phys.215, 1785-1791 (2014). Special issue (invited submission), Continuing Innovation in Polyolefin Catalysis and Materials, dedicated to Prof. Minoru Terano

(172) “Synthesis of well-defined oligo(2,5-dialkoxy-1,4-phenylene vinylene)s by combined olefin metathesis and Wittig-type coupling: Effect of conjugation repeat units and end groups toward optical properties”
M. M. Abdellatif, S. Yorsaeng, A. Inagaki, K. Nomura
Macromol. Chem. Phys.215, 1973-1983 (2014). Special issue (invited submission). Precision Polymers

(173) “Synthesis of (adamantylmido)vanadium(V)-alkyl, alkylidene complex trapped with PMe3: Reactions of the alkylidene complexes with phenols”
K. Hatagami, K. Nomura
Organometallics33, 6585-6592 (2014). Editor’s Choice

(174) “Synthesis of (imido)vanadium(V)-alkyl and -alkylidene complexes containing imidazolidin-2-iminato ligands: Effect of imido ligand for ROMP and 1,2-C-H bond activation of benzene”
K. Nomura, B. K. Bahuleyan, K. Tsutsumi, A. Igarashi
Organometallics33, 6682-6691 (2014).

 

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

(176) “Ethylene polymerisation and ethylene/norbornene copolymerisation by aryloxo-modified vanadium(V) complexes containing 2,6-difluoro-, dichloro-phenylimido complexes”
N. Diteepeng, X. Tang, X. Hou, Y.-S. Li, K. Phomphrai, K. Nomura
Dalton Trans.44, 12273-12281 (2015). Special issue (invited submission). Earth abundant element compounds in homogeneous catalysis

(177) “(Arylimido)vanadium(V)-alkylidene complexes containing fluorinated aryloxo, alkoxo ligands for fast living ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP), Highly cis-specific ROMP”
X. Hou, K. Nomura
J. Am. Chem. Soc.137, 4662-4665 (2015).

(178) “Synthesis and structural analysis of half-titanocenes containing 1,3-imidazolidin-2-iminato ligands: Effect of ligand substituents in ethylene (co)polymerization”
K. Nomura, H. Fukuda, H. Matsuda, S. Katao, S. Patamma
J. Organomet. Chem.798, 375-383 (2015). Special issue (invited submission). Metal-Catalyzed Polymerization of Olefins

(179) “Synthesis of titanium complexes containing amine triphenolate ligand of the type, [TiX{(O-2,4-R2C6H2)-6-CH2}3N], and the Ti-Al hetero-bimetallic complexes with AlMe3: Effect of terminal donor ligand in ethylene polymerization”
K. Nomura, U. Tewasekson, Y. Takii
Organometallics34, 3272-3281 (2015).

(180) “Synthesis of half-titanocenes containing 1,3-imidazolidin-2-iminato ligands of type, Cp*TiCl2[1,3-R2(CH2N)2C=N]: Highly active catalyst precursors in ethylene (co)polymerisation”
K. Nomura, S. Patamma, H. Matsuda, S. Katao, K. Tsutsumi, H. Fukuda
RSC Adv.5, 64503-64513 (2015).

(181) “Time-resolved fluorescence spectra in the end-functionalized conjugated triblock copolymers consisting of poly(fluorene vinylene) and oligo(phenylene vinylene): Proposal of dynamical distortion in the excited state”
M. Asano, D. Kagota, H. Tahmina, M. Koinuma, A. Inagaki, K. Nomura
Macromolecules48, 6233-6240 (2015).

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

(183) “Synthesis of well-defined oligo(2,5-dialkoxy-1,4-phenylene vinylene)s with chiral end groups: Unique helical aggregations induced by the chiral chain ends”
S. Yorsaeng, Y. Kato, K. Tsutsumi, A. Inagaki, B. Kitiyanan, M. Fujiki, K. Nomura
Chem. Eur. J., Commun., 21, 16764-16768 (2015).

 

2016
(184) “Catalytic one-pot synthesis of end-functionalized poly(9,9’-di-n-octyl-fluorene vinylene)s by acyclic diene metathesis (ADMET) polymerization using ruthenium-carbene catalysts”
T. Miyashita, K. Nomura
Macromolecules49, 518-526 (2016).

(185) “Copolymerizations of norbornene, tetracyclododecene with α-olefins by half-titanocene catalysts: Efficient synthesis of highly transparent, thermal resistance polymers”
W. Zhao, K. Nomura
Macromolecules49, 59-70 (2016).

(186) “Synthesis of ultrahigh molecular weight polymers by homopolymerisation of higher α-olefins catalysed by aryloxo-modified half-titanocenes”
K. Nomura, S. Pengoubol, W. Apisuk
RSC Adv.6, 16203-16207 (2016).

(187) “Synthesis and structural analysis of Zr-Al hetero-bimetallic complexes, [ZrX{(O-2,4-tBu2C6H2-6-CH2)3(μ2-O-2,4-tBu2-C6H2-6-CH2)}N][R2Al(μ2-OiPr)] [X = Cl, Et, iBu; R = Me, Et, iBu]. Unique reactivity of the iBu complex”
U. Tewasekson, K. Tsutsumi, K. Nomura
Organometallics35, 866-874 (2016).

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

(189) “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”
W. Apisuk, H. Ito, K. Nomura
J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem.54, 2662-2667 (2016). Cover article

(190) “Synthesis of (imido)vanadium(V) dichloride complexes containing anionic N-heterocyclic carbenes that contain a weakly coordinating borate moiety: New MAO-free ethylene polymerization catalysts”
A. Igarashi, E. L. Kolychev, M. Tamm, K. Nomura
Organometallics35, 1778-1784 (2016). Most Read Article

(191) “One-pot synthesis of end-functionalized conjugated polymers by combined acyclic diene metathesis (ADMET) polymerization with Wittig-type coupling”
T. Miyashita, A. Inagaki, K. Nomura
J. Jpn. Petrol. Inst.59, 197-203 (2016). Special issue (invited submission).

(192) “Efficient norbornene (NBE) incorporation in ethylene/NBE copolymerization by half-titanocene catalysts containing chlorinated aryloxo ligands”
W. Zhao, Q. Yan, K. Tsutsumi, K. Nomura
Organometallics35, 1895-1905 (2016). (W. Zhao and Q. Yan: equal contribution as the first author)

(193) “Ring-opening metathesis polymerization of cyclic olefins by (arylimido)vanadium(V)-alkylidenes: Highly active, thermally robust cis specific polymerization”
X. Hou, K. Nomura
J. Am. Chem. Soc.138, 11840-11849 (2016).

(194) “Synthesis of (imido)niobium(V)-alkylidene complexes that exhibit high catalytic activities for metathesis polymerization of cyclic olefins and internal alkynes”
K. Wised, K. Nomura
Organometallics (Communication)35, 2773-2777 (2016).

(195) “Cross metathesis of methyl oleate (MO) with terminal, internal olefins by ruthenium catalysts: Factors affecting the efficient MO conversion and the selectivity”
N. W. Awang, K. Tsutsumi, B. Huštáková, S. F. M. Yusoff, K. Nomura, B. M. Yamin
RSC Adv., 6, 100925-100930 (2016).

 

2017
(196) “Synthesis and structural analysis of niobium(V) complexes containing amine triphenolate ligands of the type, [NbCl(X)(O-2,4-R2C6H2-6-CH2)3N] (R = Me, tBu; X = Cl, CF3SO3), and their use in catalysis for ethylene polymerization”
T. Omiya, N. Srisupap, K. Wised, K. Tsutsumi, K. Nomura
Polyhedron125, 9-17 (2017).  Special issue, Tridentate and tetradentate tripodal ligands (invited submission).

(197) “Synthesis of (adamantylimido)vanadium(V) dimethyl complex containing (2-anilidomethyl)pyridine ligand and selected reactions: Exploring the oxidation state of the catalytically active species in ethylene dimerization”
K. Nomura, T. Mitsudome, A. Igarashi, G. Nagai, K. Tsutsumi, T. Ina, T. Omiya, H. Takaya, S. Yamazoe
Organometallics36, 530-542 (2017).

(198) “Effects of end-groups on photophysical properties of poly(9,9-di-n-octyl-fluorene-2,7-vinylene)s linked with metalloporphyrins: Synthesis and time-resolved fluorescence spectroscopy”
Y. Fushimi, M. Koinuma, Y. Yasuda, K. Nomura, M. S. Asano
Macromolecules50, 1803-1814 (2017).

(199) “Synthesis of poly(arylene vinylene)s containing different end groups by combined acyclic diene metathesis polymerization with Wittig-type coupling”
T. Miyashita, M. Kunisawa, S. Sueki, K. Nomura
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.56, 5288-5293 (2017). (T. Miyashita and M. Kunisawa: equal contribution as the first author) Inside Backcover Article (Highlight)

(200) “Ring opening metathesis polymerization of norbornene or tetracyclododecene with cyclooctene by using (arylmido)vanadium(V)-alkylidene catalyst”
S. Chaimongkolkunasin, X. Hou, K. Nomura
J. Polym. Sci.: Part A: Polym. Chem.55, 3067-3074 (2017). Special issue, celebrating Prof. Grubbs 75th birthday.

(201) “Effect of Al cocatalyst in ethylene and ethylene/norbornene (Co)polymerization by (imido)vanadium dichloride complexes containing anionic N-heterocyclic carbenes having weakly coordinating borate moiety”
G. Nagai, T. Mitsudome, K. Tsutsumi, S. Sueki, T. Ina, M. Tamm, K. Nomura
J. Jpn. Petrol. Inst.60, 256-262 (2017). Special issue (invited submission).

(202) “Synthesis and structural analysis of palladium(II) complexes containing neutral or anionic C2-symmetric bis(oxazoline) ligands: Effects of substituents in the 5 position”
K. Tsutsumi, K. Itagaki, K. Nomura
ACS Omega2, 3886-3990 (2017).

(203) “Effects of terthiophene as the end-groups in triblock copolymers consisting of poly(fluorene vinylene) and oligo(phenylene vinylene): Time-resolved fluorescence and its anisotropy”
M. S. Asano, Y. Yasuda, D. Kagota, T. Haque, K. Nomura
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 349, 18-24 (2017).

(204) “Synthesis and structural analysis of aryloxo-modified trinuclear half-titanocenes, and their use as catalyst precursors for ethylene polymerisation”
Q. Yan, K. Tsutsumi, K. Nomura
RSC Adv.7, 41345-41358 (2017).

(205) “Cis Specific chain transfer ring-opening metathesis polymerization using a vanadium(V)-alkylidene catalyst for efficient synthesis of end-functionalized polymers”
K. Nomura, X. Hou
Organometallics (Communication)36, 4103-4106 (2017).

(206) “Vanadium NMR chemical shifts of (imido)Vanadium(V) dichloride complexes with imidazolin-2-iminato and imidazolidin-2-iminato ligands: A cooperation with quantum-chemical calculations and multiple linear regression analyses”
J. Yi, W. Yang, W.-H. Sun, K. Nomura, M. Hada
J. Phys. Chem. A121, 9099-9105 (2017).

(207) “Synthesis, structural analysis of (imido)vanadium dichloride complexes containing 2-(2’-benz-imidazolyl)pyridine ligands: Effect of Al cocatalyst for efficient ethylene (co)polymerization”
K. Nomura, M. Oshima, T. Mitsudome, H. Harakawa, P. Hao, K. Tsutsumi, G. Nagai, T. Ina, H. Takaya, W.-H. Sun, S. Yamazoe
ACS Omega2, 8660-8673 (2017).

 

2018
(208) “Ethylene copolymerization with 4-methylcyclohexene, 1-methylcyclopentene by half-titanocene catalysts: Effect of ligands and microstructural analysis of the copolymers”
H. Harakawa, S. Patamma, A. Boccia, L. Boggioni, D. Ferro, S. Losio, K. Nomura, I. Tritto
Macromolecules51, 853-863 (2018).

(209) “Noticeable chiral center dependence of signs and magnitudes in circular dichroism (CD) and circularly polarized luminescence (CPL) spectra of all-trans poly(9,9-dialkyl-fluorene-2,7-vinylene)s bearing chiral alkyl side chains in solution, aggregates, and in thin films”
T. Yamada, K.Nomura, M. Fujiki
Macromolecules51(6), 2377-2387 (2018).

(210) “Facile, efficient synthesis of star shaped π-conjugated systems by combined olefin metathesis with Wittig-type coupling”
T. Fujio, T. Miwata, M. Takase, S. Sueki, K. Nomura
J. Chin. Chem. Soc., 65, 317-324 (2018).  中國化学会(台北)  Special issue, International Symposium on Catalysis and Fine Chemicals 2016 (C&FC2016)

(211) “Terthiophene functionalized conjugated triarm polymers containing poly(fluorene-2,7-Vinylene) arms having different cores. Synthesis and their unique optical properties”
K. Nomura, T. Miwata, T. Shinozuka, M. Morita, Y. Geerts, M. Fujiki, M. S. Asano
ACS Omega3, 5052-5063 (2018).

(212) “Solution XAS analysis of various (imido)vanadium(V) dichloride complexes containing monodentate anionic ancillary donor ligands: Effect of aluminium cocatalyst in ethylene/norbornene (co)polymerization”
K. Nomura, K. Tsutsumi, G. Nagai, T. Omiya, T. Ina, S. Yamazoe, T. Mitsudome
J. Jpn. Petrol. Inst.61, 282-287 (2018). Special issue (invited submission).

(213) “Synthesis of (arylmido)niobium(V) complexes containing ketimide, phenoxide ligands, and some reactions with phenols, alcohols”
N. Srisupap, K. Wised, K. Tsutsumi, K. Nomura
ACS Omega3, 6166-6181 (2018).

(214) “(Arylimido)vanadium(V)-alkylidenes containing chlorinated phenoxy ligands: Thermally robust, highly active catalyst in ring-opening metathesis polymerization of cyclic olefins”
S. Chaimongkolkunasin, K. Nomura
Organometallics37, 2064-2074 (2018).

(215) “One-pot synthesis of end-functionalised soluble star-shaped polymers by living ring-opening metathesis polymerisation using molybdenum-alkylidene catalyst”
Z. Sun, K. Nomura
RSC Adv.8, 27703-27708 (2018).

(216) “Efficient conversion of renewable unsaturated fatty acid methyl esters by cross metathesis with eugenol”
L. Duy, C. Samart, K. Tsutsumi, K. Nomura, S. Kongparakul
ACS Omega3, 11041-11049 (2018).

(217) “Facile in situ generation of highly active (arylimido)vanadium(V)-alkylidene catalysts for ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP) of cyclic olefins by immediate phenoxy ligand exchange”
H. Hayashibara, X. Hou, K. Nomura
Chem. Commun., 54, 13559-13562 (2018).

(218) “Synthesis of soluble star-shaped polymers via in and out approach by ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP) of norbornene: Factors affecting the precise synthesis”
Z. Sun, K. Morishita, K. Nomura
Catalysts8, 670 (2018).

 

2019
(219) “Interaction between the end groups and the main chain of conjugated polymers by time-resolved EPR and fluorescence spectroscopy”
M. S. Asano, S. Hashimoto, T. Shinozuka, Y. Fushimi, K. Nomura
Molecular Physics117, 2664-2672 (2019).

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

(221) “Reactions of (arylimido)vanadium(V)-trialkyl complexes with phenols: Effects of arylimido ligands and phenols for formation of the vanadium phenoxides”
H. Hayashibara, A. Ngamnithiporn, K. Nomura
ACS Omega4, 5818-5828 (2019).

(222) “(Arylimido)niobium(V) complexes containing 2-pyridylmethylanilido ligand as catalyst precursors for ethylene dimerization that proceeds via cationic Nb(V) species”
M. Kuboki, K. Nomura
Organometallics38, 1544-1559 (2019).

(223) “Synthesis of new polyesters by acyclic diene metathesis polymerization of bio-based α,ω-dienes prepared from eugenol and castor oil (undecenoate)”
D. Le, C. Samart, S. Kongparakul, K. Nomura
RSC Adv.9, 10245-10252 (2019).

(224) “Synthesis of ultrahigh molecular weight polymers with low PDIs by polymerizations of 1-decene, 1-dodecene, and 1-tetradecene by Cp*TiMe2(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3)–Borate Catalyst”
K. Nomura, S. Pengoubol, W. Apisuk
Molecules24, 1634 (2019). Special Issue “Well-Defined Metal Complex Catalysts for Olefin Polymerization”

(225) “Effect of supported MAO cocatalysts in ethylene polymerization and ethylene/1-hexene copolymerization using Cp*TiCl2(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3) catalyst”
P. Unrueana, W. Apisuk, Y. Kawabata, T Murayama, B. Kitiyanan, K. Nomura
Molecular Catalysis475, 110490 (2019). Special Issue dedicated to Prof. A. Fukuoka

(226) “Synthesis of half-titanocenes containing anionic N-heterocyclic carbenes that contain a weakly coordinating borate moiety (WCA-NHC), Cp’TiX2(WCA-NHC), and their use as catalysts for ethylene (co)polymerization”
K. Nomura, G. Nagai, A. Nasr, K. Tsutsumi, Y. Kawamoto, K. Koide, M. Tamm
Organometallics38, 3233-3244 (2019).

(227) “XAS Analysis for reactions of (arylimido)vanadium(V) dichloride complexes containing anionic NHC that contains weakly coordinating B(C6F5)3 moiety (WCA-NHC) or phenoxide ligands with Al alkyls: A potential ethylene polymerization catalyst with WCA-NHC ligand”
K. Nomura, G. Nagai, I. Izawa, T. Mitsudome, M. Tamm, S. Yamazoe
ACS Omega4, 18833-18845 (2019). Invited submission

(228) “Solution XAS analysis for exploring active species in syndiospecific styrene polymerization and 1-hexene polymerization using half-titanocene – MAO catalysts: Significant changes in the oxidation state in the presence of styrene”
K. Nomura, I. Izawa, J. Yi, N. Nakatani, H. Aoki, T. Ina, T. Mitsudome, N. Tomotsu, S. Yamazoe
Organometallics38, 4497-4507 (2019).

2020
(229) “Time-dependent DFT study of K-edge spectra for vanadium and titanium complexes: Effects of chloride ligands on pre-edge features”
J. Yi, N. Nakatani, K. Nomura, M. Hada
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.22, 674-682 (2020).

(230) “Synthesis of ultrahigh molecular weight polymers containing reactive functionality with low PDIs by polymerizations of long-chain α-olefins in the presence of their nonconjugated dienes by Cp*TiMe2(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3)–borate catalyst”
K. Nomura, S. Pengoubol, W. Apisuk
Polymers12, 3 (2020).  Special issue “Catalytic Polymerization” dedicated to Prof. Tritto.

(231) “(Arylimido)niobium(V)-alkylidenes, Nb(CHSiMe3)(NAr)[OC(CF3)3](PMe3)2, that enable to proceed living metathesis polymerization of internal alkynes”
I. Izawa, K. Nomura
Macromolecules53, 5266-5279 (2020).

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

(233) “Synthesis of bio-based long chain polyesters by acyclic diene metathesis (ADMET) polymerization and tandem hydrogenation, and depolymerization with ethylene”
K. Nomura, P. Chaijaroen, M. M. Abdellatif
ACS Omega5, 18301-18312 (2020).

(234) “Phenoxide-modified half-titanocenes supported on star-shaped ROMP polymers as efficient catalyst precursors for ethylene copolymerization”
Z. Sun, P. Unruean, H. Aoki, B. Kitiyanan, K. Nomura
Organometallics39, 2998-3009 (2020). Front cover article (Editor invitation)

(235) “Synthesis of cyclic olefin copolymers (COCs) by ethylene copolymerisations with cyclooctene, cycloheptene, and with tricyclo[6.2.1.0(2,7)]undeca-4-ene: Effect of cyclic monomer structures on thermal properties”
H. Harakawa, M. Okabe, K. Nomura
Polym. Chem., 11, 5590-5600 (2020). Backside cover article 

(236) “Effect of SiMe3, SiEt3 para-substituents for exhibiting high activity, introduction of hydroxy group in ethylene copolymerization catalyzed by phenoxide-modified half-titanocenes”
S. Kitphaitun, Q. Yan, K. Nomura
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.59, 23072-23076 (2020).  

(237) “Synthesis, structural analysis of four coordinate (arylimido)Niobium(V) dimethyl complexes containing phenoxide ligand: MAO-Free ethylene polymerization by the cationic Nb(V)–methyl complex”
K. Koide, J. Yi, M. Kuboki, S. Yamazoe, N. Nakatani, K. Nomura
Organometallics39, 3742-3758 (2020).  

(238) “Norbornene-functionalized plant oils for bio-based thermoset films and binders of silicon-graphite composite electrodes”
D. Le, C. Samart, J.-T. Lee, K. Nomura, S. Kongparakul, S. Kiatkamjornwong
ACS Omega5, 29678-29687 (2020).  

(239) “Observation of intramolecular interaction in fluorescent star-shaped polymers: Evidence for energy hopping between branch chains”
M. Asano, T. Morita, T. Miwata, K. Nomura
J. Phys. Chem. B124, 11510-11518 (2020).  

 

2021
(240) “Synthesis of amorphous ethylene copolymers with 2-vinylnaphthalene, 4-vinylbiphenyl and 1-(4-vinylphenyl)naphthalene”
H. Aoki, K. Nomura
Macromolecules, 54, 83-93 (2021).

(241) “Theoretical study of reaction mechanism for half-titanocene-catalyzed styrene polymerization, ethylene polymerization, and styrene-ethylene copolymerization: Roles of the neutral Ti(III) and the cationic Ti(IV) species”
J. Yi, N. Hanakatni, N. Tomotsu, K. Nomura, M. Hada
Organometallics, accepted (2021).

(242) “Theoretical study of reaction mechanism for half-titanocene-catalyzed styrene polymerization, ethylene polymerization, and styrene-ethylene copolymerization: Roles of the neutral Ti(III) and the cationic Ti(IV) species”
J. Yi, N. Nakatani, N. Tomotsu, K. Nomura, M. Hada
Organometallics, 40, 643-653 (2021).

(243) “Synchronization in chirogenesis: Co-colloids of p-conjugated homopolymers with helical Si-Si bond copolymers in optofluidic media”
M. Fujiki, S. Okazaki, N. A. Abdul Rahim, T. Yamada, K. Nomura
Symmetry13, 594 (2021). Special issue (invitation), Chiral Auxiliaries and Chirogenesis II

(244) “Ethylene copolymerization with limonene, β-pinene: New bio-based polyolefins prepared by coordination polymerization”
K. Kawamura, K. Nomura
Macromolecules54, 4693-4703 (2021).

(245) “Ring opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP) of norbornenes by
(arylimido)niobium(V)-alkylidene catalysts, Nb(CHSiMe3)(NAr)[OC(CF3)3](PMe3)2
K. Chatchaipaiboon, K. Nomura
J. Jpn. Petrol. Inst.64, accepted (2021). Special issue (invitation)

(246) “Effect of para-substituents in ethylene copolymerizations with 1-decene, 1-dodecene, and with 2-methyl-1-pentene using phenoxide modified half-titanocenes–MAO catalyst systems”
S. Kitphaitun, Q. Yan, K. Nomura
Chem. Open10, accepted (2021). Special issue, virtual collection with all the journals of ChemistryEurope, International Symposium on Homogeneous Catalysis (invitation)

(247) “Vanadium(V) arylimido alkylidene N-heterocyclic carbene alkyl and perhalophenoxy alkylidenes for the cis, syndiospecific ring opening metathesis polymerization of norbornene”
Y. Kawamoto, I. Elser, M. R. Buchmeiser, K. Nomura
Organometallics, 40submitted revision (2021).

(248) “Ethylene-norbornene-1-octene terpolymers with high 1-octene content, molar masses, tunable Tg values, in high yield by half-titanocene catalysts”
L. Boggioni, H. Harakawa, S. Losio, K. Nomura, I. Tritto
Polym. Chem.12submitted revision (2021).

(249) “Synthesis of semi-crystalline long chain aliphatic polyesters by ADMET copolymerization of dianhydro-D-glucityl bis(undec-10-enoate) with 1,9-decadiene and tandem hydrogenation”
M. Kojima, M. M. Abdellatif, K. Nomura
Catalysts, Special issue in Catalysis in Plastics for the 21st Century (invited submission)