2005-2009

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) “Nonbridged half-titanocenes containing anionic ancillary donor ligands: Promising new catalysts for precise synthesis of cyclic olefin copolymers (COCs)”
K. Nomura
Chin. J. Polym. Sci., 26, 513-523 (2008).
Feature Article “For the special issue of Asian Polyolefin Workshop 2007” Invited Submission

(113) “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).

(114) “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).

(115) “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).

(116) “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).

(117) “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).

(118) “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).

(119) “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).

(120) “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).

(121) “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).

(122) “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).

(123) “Nonbridged half-titanocenes as effective catalysts for synthesis of new polyolefins by olefin copolymerization” Feature Article, Invited Submission
K. Nomura, J. Liu, B. Kitiyanan
Current Topics in Catalysis, Research Trends, 7, 1-20 (2008).

 

2009
(124) “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).

(125) “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).

(126) “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).

(127) “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).

(128) “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).

(129) “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).

(130) “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).

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

(132) “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).

(133) “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).

(134) “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).

(135) “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

(136) “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).

(137) “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

(138) “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).