(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).


(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”.


(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
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).


(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).


(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).


(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).


(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).


(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).


(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).


(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).