Publication

2017

Kazuya Saito, Mafumi Hishida, Yasuhisa Yamamura
"Orders Exhibited by Ensemble of Headless Spins Preferring Twisted Alignment: Phase Diagram of Extended Maier-Saupe Model on Simple Cubic Lattice"
J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 86, 084602 (2017).

Yasuhisa Yamamura, Takahito Murakoshi, Sakiko Iwagaki, Natalia Osiecka, Hideki Saitoh, Mafumi Hishida, Zbigniew Galewski, Maria Massalska-Arodz and Kazuya Saito
"Structure and molecular packing in smectic BCr and Ad phases of Schiff base liquid crystal compounds through the analyses of layer spacing, entropy and crystal structure."
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 19, 19434-19441 (2017).

Syuma YASUZUKA, Hiroaki KOGA, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Kazuya SAITO, Shinya UJI, Taichi TERASHIMA, Hiroki AKUTSU and Jun-ichi YAMADA,
“Dimensional Crossover and Its Interplay with In-Plane Anisotropy of Upper Critical Field in beta-(BDA-TTP)2SbF6
J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 86, 084704 (2017).
Paper of Editors' Choice

Shigenori Nagatomo, Miki Okumura, Kazuya Saito, Takashi Ogura, Teizo Kitagawa and Masako Nagai
"Interrelationship among Fe−His Bond Strengths, Oxygen Affinities, and Intersubunit Hydrogen Bonding Changes upon Ligand Binding in the β Subunit of Human Hemoglobin: The Alkaline Bohr Effect"
Biochemistry, 56, 1261−1273 (2017).

Yasuhisa Yamamura, Rei Tsuchiya, Shuhei Fujimura, Mafumi Hishida, and Kazuya Saito
"Odd−Even Effect on Nematic SmAd Phase Boundary and SmAd Structure in Homologous Binary Systems of Cyanobiphenyl Mesogens: 4‑Alkyl-4′-cyanobiphenyl (nCB) and 4‑Alkoxy-4′-cyanobiphenyl (nOCB)"
J. Phys. Chem. B, 121, 1438−1447 (2017).

Kazuya Saito, Mafumi Hishida, Kent Koike, Shigenori Nagatomo, Yasuhisa Yamamura
"X-ray study of molecular association in alcohols having bulky substituents"
Chem. Phys. Lett., 673, 74-77 (2017).

Kazuya Saito, Takaaki Ikeda, Yasuhisa Yamamura, Hideki Saitoh, Mafumi Hishida, Yutaro Kobayashi,Takeshi Fujita, and Junji Ichikawa
"Cell-quintupling: Structural phase transition in a molecular crystal, bis(trans-4– butylcyclohexyl)methanol"
J. Chem. Phys. 146, 074503 (2017).

2016

S. F. Shimobayashi, M. Hishida, T. Kurimura, M. Ichikawa
"Nanoscale hydration dynamics of DNA–lipid blend dry films: DNA-size dependency"
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18, 31664-31669 (2016).

Mafumi Hishida, Yohei Kaneko, Yasuhisa Yamamura, Kazuya Saito
"Salt Effects on Lamellar Structure of Nonionic Surfactants"
J. Solution Chem., 45, 1612-1619 (2016).

Yuki KAWATA, Takahiro YAMAMOTO, Hideyuki KIHARA, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Kazuya SAITO and Kohji OHNO,
“Three Gel States of Colloidal Composites Consisting of Polymer-Brush-Afforded Silica Particles and a Nematic Liquid Crystal with Distinct Viscoelastic and/or Optical Properties”
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8 (43), 29649-29657 (2016).

Masako Nagai*, Yukifumi Nagai, Yayoi Aki, Hiroshi Sakurai, Naoki Mizusawa, Takashi Ogura, Teizo Kitagawa, Yasuhiko Yamamoto, Shigenori Nagatomo*,
Heme Orientation of Cavity Mutant Hemoglobins (His F8 → Gly) in Either α or β Subunits: Circular Dichroism, 1H NMR, and Resonance Raman Studies
Chirality, 28, 585–592 (2016)

Koyomi NAKAZAWA, Mafumi HISHIDA, Shigenori NAGATOMO, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA and Kazuya SAITO,
“Photoinduced Bilayer-to-Nonbilayer Phase Transition of POPE by Photoisomerization of Added Stilbene Molecules”
Langmuir, 32, 7647-7653 (2016).

Shoichi KUTSUMIZU, Suguru MIISAKO, Yohei MIWA, Makoto KITAGAWA, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA and Kazuya SAITO,
"Mirror Symmetry Breaking by Mixing of EquimolarAamounts of Two Gyroid Phase-forming Achiral Molecules"
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18, 17341-17344 (2016).

Hatsuho Usuda, Mafumi Hishida, Yasuhisa Yamamura, and Kazuya Saito
Contrasting Effects of a Rigid Core and an Alkyl Chain in nCB on the Phase Behavior of Lipid Bilayers.
Langmuir, 32, 5966-5972 (2016).

Saburo Neya, Masako Nagai, Shigenori Nagatomo, Tyuji Hoshino, Tomoki Yoneda, Akira T. Kawaguchi,
Utility of heme analogues to intentionally modify heme-globin interactions in myoglobin.
Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1857, 582–588 (2016).

Shoichi KUTSUMIZU, Issei TOKIWA, Akane KAWAFUCHI, Yohei MIWA, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA and Kazuya SAITO,
Stabilization of the Bicontinuous Cubic Phase in Siloxane-Terminated Mesogens, 1,2-Bis[4'-(n-(oligodimethylsiloxyl)alkoxy)benzoyl]hydrazine
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18, 9013-9020 (2016).

Mafumi Hishida, Ryuta Yanagisawa, Hatsuho Usuda, Yasuhisa Yamamura, Kazuya Saito
Rigidification of a lipid bilayer by an incorporated n-alkane.
J. Chem. Phys., 144, 041103 (2016).

Kazuya SAITO, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Yohei MIWA and Shoichi KUTSUMIZU
A Structural Model of the Chiral "Im3m" Cubic Phase
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18, 3280 - 3284 (2016).

2015

Kazuya Saito, Mafumi Hishida & Yasuhisa Yamamura
Possible critical point for nematic order on the basis of Landau free energy having dual instabilities for nano-segregated smectic liquid crystal
Soft Matter, 11, 8493 - 8498 (2015)

Shigenori Nagatomo, Yukifumi Nagai, Yayoi Aki, Hiroshi Sakurai, Kiyohiro Imai, Naoki Mizusawa, Takashi Ogura, Teizo Kitagawa, and Masako Nagai
An Origin of Cooperative Oxygen Binding of Human Adult Hemoglobin: Different Roles of the α and β Subunits in the α2β2 Tetramer
PLoS ONE, 10, e0135080 (2015).

Katsunori IWASE, Yuta NAGANO, Isao YOSHIKAWA, Hirohiko HOUJOU, Kazuya SAITO,
Structural Isomerization and Cold Crystallization of Bis[1-(2-propyl)iminomethylnaphthalen-2-olato]nickel(II) by Thermal Analysis, X-ray Diffraction and FT-IR
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 88(7), 989-995 (2015).

Mafumi Hishida, Asami Endo, Koyomi Nakazawa, Yasuhisa Yamamura, Kazuya Saito
Effect of n-alkanes on lipid bilayers depending on headgroups
Chem. Phys. Lipids, 188, 61-67 (2015).

Mafumi Hishida, Yohei Kaneko, Masanari Okuno, Yasuhisa Yamamura,Taka-aki Ishibashi and Kazuya Saito
Communication: Salt-induced water orientation at a surface of non-ionic surfactant in relation to a mechanism of Hofmeister effect
J. Chem. Phys. 142, 171101 (2015).

Yuki Kawata, Takahiro Yamamoto, Hideyuki Kihara, and Kohji Ohno
Dual Self-Healing Abilities of Composite Gels Consisting of Polymer-Brush-Afforded Particles and an Azobenzene-Doped Liquid Crystal
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 7 (7), 4185-4191 (2015).

Tomohiro Tsugawa, Hideki Furutachi, Megumi Marunaka, Taichi Endo, Koji Hashimoto, Shuhei Fujinami, Shigehisa Akine, Yoko Sakata, Shigenori Nagatomo, Takehiko Tosha, Takashi Nomura, Teizo Kitagawa, Takashi Ogura, and Masatatsu Suzuki,
Oxidation Reactivity of a Structurally and Spectroscopically Well-Defined Mononuclear Peroxocarbonato-Iron(III) Complex
Chem. Lett. 44, 330-332 (2015).

Takuya YANAGIMACHI, Mafumi HISHIDA, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA and Kazuya SAITO,
Ultraslow Oscillation of Nematic Disclination after Abrupt Switching of DC Voltage
J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 84 (3), 033601 (2015).

Ryoji OGAWA, Yohei MIWA, Masato SUMITA, Kazuya SAITO and Shoichi KUTSUMIZU,
Effects of the Lateral Substituent on the Cubic Phase Formation of Two Analogous Compounds, 4'-n-Hexadecyloxy-3'-cyanobiphenyl-4-carboxylic acid (ACBC-16) and Its 3'-Nitro Compound (ANBC-16)
Liq. Cryst., 42 (2), 143-157 (2015).

Masako Nagai, Chika Kobayashi, Yukifumi Nagai, Kiyohiro Imai, Naoki Mizusawa,Hiroshi Sakurai, Saburo Neya, Megumi Kayanuma, Mitsuo Shoji,and Shigenori Nagatomo,
Involvement of Propionate Side Chains of the Heme in Circular Dichroism of Myoglobin: Experimental and Theoretical Analyses
J. Phys. Chem. B, 119, 1275-1287 (2015).

2014

Katsunori IWASE, Yuta NAGANO, Isao YOSHIKAWA, Hirohiko HOUJOU, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA and Kazuya SAITO,
Cold Crystallization in Schiff-Base Nickel(II) Complexes Derived from Three Toluidine Isomers
J. Phys. Chem. C, 118, 27664-27671(2014).

Mafumi Hishida, Yasuhisa Yamamura, Kazuya Saito
Salt Effects on Lamellar Repeat Distance Depending on Head Groups of Neutrally Charged Lipids
Langmuir, 30, 10583–10589 (2014).

Koyomi Nakazawa, Mafumi Hishida, Shigenori Nagatomo, Yasuhisa Yamamura, Kazuya Saito
Interplay between Phase Transition of DPPC Bilayer and Photoisomerization of Doped Stilbene Molecule
Chem. Lett., 43, 1352-1354 (2014)

Mika Umeyama, Shuhei Fujimura, Yasuhisa Yamamura, Mafumi Hishida, Shoichi Kutsumizu, Kazuya Saito
Liquid-Crystallinity of Cubic Phase of BABH (6) through Thermal Analysis of Solid-Solid Phase Transitions
Thermochimica Acta, 590, 160–164 (2014).

Shuhei Fujimura, Yasuhisa Yamamura, Mafumi Hishida,Shigenori Nagatomo, Kazuya Saito
Reentrant nematic phase in 4-alkyl-4′-cyanobiphenyl (nCB) binary mixtures
Liquid Crystals, 41, 927-932, (2014)

Mafumi Hishida, Koichiro Tanaka, Yasuhisa Yamamura, Kazuya Saito
Cooperativity between Water and Lipids in Lamellar to Inverted-Hexagonal Phase Transition
J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 83, 044801 (2014).

Yoji MAEDA, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Shoichi KUTSUMIZU, and Kazuya SAITO,
Phase Behavior of a Thermotropic Cubic Mesogen of 1,2-Bis(4’-n-hexyloxybenzoyl)hydrazine under Pressure
Liq. Cryst., 41 (5), 731-737 (2014).

2013

N. Osiecka, M. Massalska-Arodz, Z. Galewski, K. Chledowska, S. Wrobel, T. Morito, Y. Yamamura and K. Saito,
Dynamics and Phase Transitions of 4-Bromobenzylidene-4'-pentyloxyaniline and 4-Bromobenzylidene-4'-hexyloxyanline as Studied by Dielectric Spectroscopy
Acta Phys. Pol. A, 124, 913-916 (2013).

Helene GAILHANOU, Philippe BLANC, Jacques ROGEZ, Georges MIKALIAN, Katsuya HORIUCHI, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Kazuya SAITO, Hitoshi KAWAJI, Fabienne WARMONT, Jean-Marc GRENECHE, Philippe VIEILLARD, Claire I. FIALIP, Eric GIFFAUT and E. C. GAUCHER,
Thermodynamic Properties of Saponite, Nontronite and Vermiculite Derived from Calorimetric Measurements
Am. Mineral., 98, 1834-1847 (2013).

Takuya ADACHI, Hideki SAITOH, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Mafumi HISHIDA, Mao UEDA, Shunji ITO and Kazuya SAITO,
Universality of Molten State of Alkyl Chain in Liquid-Crystalline Mesophases: Smectic E Phase of 6-Alkyl-2-phenylazulene
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 86, 1022-1027 (2013).
Selected as BCJS Award

Kazuya SAITO, Takahito MIYAZAWA, Akio FUJIWARA, Mafumi HISHIDA, Hideki SAITOH, Maria MASSALSKA-ARODZ and Yasuhisa YAMAMURA,
Reassessment of Structure of Smectic Phases: Nano-Segregation in Smectic E Phase in 4-n-Alkyl-4'-isothiocyanato-1,1'-biphenyls
J. Chem. Phys., 139, 114902 (2013).

Katsunori IWASE, Hirohiko HOUJOU, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA and Kazuya SAITO,
Cold Crystallization in Bis[1-(3-methylphenyl)iminomethylnaphthalen-2-olato]nickel(II) Studied by Thermal Analysis and X-ray Diffraction
Chem. Lett., 42, 1040-1042 (2013).

Shigenori NAGATOMO, Masako NAGAI, Takashi OGURA, and Teizo KITAGAWA,
Near-UV Circular Dichroism and UV Resonance Raman Spectra of Tryptophan Residues as a Structural Marker of Proteins
J. Phys. Chem. B, 117, 9343-9353 (2013).

Takahito MIYAZAWA, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Mafumi HISHIDA, Shigenori NAGATOMO, Maria MASSALSKA-ARODZ and Kazuya SAITO,
Revisiting Smectic E Structure through Swollen Smectic E Phase in Binary System of 4-Nonyl-4’-isothiocyanatobiphenyl (9TCB) and n-Nonane
J. Phys. Chem. B, 117, 8293-8299 (2013).

Syuma YASUZUKA, Kazuya SAITO, Shinya UJI, Motoi KIMATA, Hidetaka SATSUKAWA, Taichi TERASHIMA and Jun-ichi YAMADA,
Anisotropic Josephson Vortex Dynamics in Layered Organic Superconductor with d-Wave Pairing Symmetry
J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 82 (6), 064716 (6 pages) (2013).

Shigenori Nagatomo, Megumi Nobuhira, Yasuhisa Yamamura, Masato Sumita, and Kazuya Saito,
Identification of Hydrogen-Bonded Oligomers in Associating Liquid by 1HNMR: 1-Phenyl-1-cyclohexanol
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 86(5), 569-576 (2013)
Selected Paper

2012

Takuya Adachi, Yasuhisa Yamamura, Mafumi Hishida, Mao Ueda, Shunji Ito & Kazuya Saito,
Comprehensive characterisation of the E phase of 6-octyl-2-phenylazulene
Liquid Crystals, 39, 1340 (2012)

Yukio SATO, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Kazuya SAITO, and Yuichi IKUHARA,
Real-Space Distribution of Local WO4 Ordering in Negative Thermal Expansive ZrW2O8
J. Am. Chem. Soc.(Communication), 134 (34), 13942−13945 (2012).

Yuri NAKAZAWA, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Shoichi KUTSUMIZU, and Kazuya SAITO,
Molecular Mechanism Responsible for Reentrance to Ia3d Gyroid Phase in Cubic Mesogen BABH(n)
J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 81(9), 094601 (2012).
Paper of Editors' Choice

Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Takuya ADACHI, Takahito MIYAZAWA, Katsuya HORIUCHI, Masato SUMITA, Maria MASSALSKA-ARODZ, Stanislaw URBAN and Kazuya SAITO,
Calorimetric and Spectroscopic Evidence of Chain-Melting in Smectic E and Smectic A Phases of 4-Alkyl-4’-isothiocyanatobiphenyl (nTCB)
J. Phys. Chem. B, 116, 9255-9260 (2012).

Masako NAGAI, Shigenori NAGATOMO, Yukifumi NAGAI, Kenichi OHKUBO, Kiyohiro IMAI, and Teizo KITAGAWA,
Near-UV Circular Dichroism and UV Resonance Raman Spectra of Individual Tryptophan Residues in Human Hemoglobin and Their Changes upon the Quaternary Structure Transition
Biochemistry, 51, 5932-5941 (2012).

M. HISHIDA and K. TANAKA,
Transition of the Hydration State of a Surfactant Accompanying Structural Transitions of Self-assembled Aggregates
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 24, 284113 (1-6) (2012).

Takuya YANAGIMACHI, Syuma YASUZUKA, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, and Kazuya SAITO,
Cell Gap Dependence of Nematic Backflow around Annihilating Disclination Pair
J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 81, 074603(1 - 5) (2012).

Yoshitaka SHIMIZU, Yoko OHTE, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Seiji TSUZUKI, and Kazuya SAITO,
Comparative Study of Imidazolium- and Pyrrolidinium-Based Ionic Liquids: Thermodynamic Properties
J. Phys. Chem. B, 116 (18), 5406−5413 (2012).

Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Yu-ta SUZUKI, Masato SUMITA, and Kazuya SAITO,
Calorimetric Study of Glass Transition in Molecular Liquids Consisting of Globular Associates: Dicyclorohexylmethanol and Tricyclohexylmethanol
J. Phys. Chem. B, 116 (13), 3938-3943 (2012).

Syuma YASUZUKA, Hiroaki KOGA, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Kazuya SAITO, Shinya UJI, Taichi TERASHIMA, Hirohito AIZAWA, Kazuhiko KUROKI, Masahisa TSUCHIIZU, Hiroki AKUTSU, and Jun-ichi YAMADA,
Small Fermi Pocket in Layered Organic Superconductor β-(BDA-TTP)2SbF6
J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 81, 035006 (1-2) (2012).

Takuya YANAGIMACHI, Syuma YASUZUKA, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, and Kazuya SAITO,
Backflow-Induced Asymmetric Annihilation of Nematic Disclinations under Strong Anchoring Condition
J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 81, 034601(1-4) (2012).

Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Erika SAITO, Hideki SAITOH, Norie HOSHINO, and Kazuya SAITO,
New Organic Ferroelectrics: Cocrystal of 5,5'-Dimethyl-2,2'-bipyridine and Bromanilic Acid
Chem. Lett., 41 (1), 119-121 (2012).

2011

Yasuhisa YAMAMURA and Kazuya SAITO,
Effect of Cis and Trans Double Bonds on Conformational Disordering of Hydrocarbon-Chain of Lipid, Unsaturated Monoacylglycerols in Lamellar Phase of Binary System with Water
J. Phys. Chem. B, 115 (50), 14963-14968 (2011).

Shigenori NAGATOMO, Hiromi HAMADA, and Hiroyuki YOSHIKAWA,
Elongation of the Fe-His Bond in the α Subunit Induced by Binding of the Allosteric Effector Bezafibrate to Hemoglobins
J. Phys. Chem. B, 115, 12971-12977 (2011).

Malgorzata JASIURKOWSKA, Piotr M. ZIELINSKI, Maria MASSALSKA-ARODZ, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA,and Kazuya SAITO,
Study of Polymorphism of 4-Hexyl-4'-isothiocyanatobiphenyl by Complementary Methods
J. Phys. Chem. B, 115, 12327-12335 (2011).

Keiki KISHIKAWA, Miyuki ISAKA, Masahiro TAKAHASHI, Kazuya SAITO, and Shigeo KOHMOTO,
Self-Assembly of Compact Molecules Possessing Two Carboxy and One Amide Groups into Tubular Nano-Structures in Liquid Crystal Phases
Chem. Lett., 40 (11), 1278-1279 (2011).

Kiyotaka MITSUMOTO, Emiko OSHIRO, Hiroyuki NISHIKAWA, Takuya SHIGA, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Kazuya SAITO and Hiroki OSHIO,
Cyanide-Bridged [Fe8M6] Clusters Displaying Single-Molecule Magnetism (M = Ni) and Electron-Transfer-Coupled Spin Transitions (M = Co)
Chem. Eur. J., 17 (35), 9612-9618 (2011).

Yuuki YAMAOKA, Yuki TANIGUCHI, Syuma YASUZUKA, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, and Kazuya SAITO,
Experimental assessment of quasi-binary picture of thermotropics: Induced smectic A phase in 7CB–n-heptane system
J. Chem. Phys. 135, 044705(1-7) (2011).

Masato SUMITA, Kazuya SAITO and Yoshitaka TATENO,
Computational Study on Photo- and Thermo-Reactions between Tetra-tert-Butyl-Substituted Cyclobutadiene and Tetrahedrane
Comp. Theor. Chem., 969, 44-52 (2011).

Shigenori NAGATOMO, Masako NAGAI, and Teizo KITAGAWA,
A New Way To Understand Quaternary Structure Changes of Hemoglobin upon Ligand Binding On the Basis of UV-Resonance Raman Evaluation of Intersubunit Interactions
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 10101–10110 (2011).

Tomoyuki NAITO, Hiroyuki FUJISHIRO, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Kazuya SAITO, Hiroshi OKAMOTO, Hidemi HAYASHI, Noboru FUJIWARA, Yoshihiro GOSHO and Yuh SHIOHARA,
Thermal Conductivity of YBCO Coated Conductors Reinforced by Metal Tape
IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 21, 3037-3040 (2011).

Kazuya SAITO, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Naoya KIKUCHI, Akiko NAKAO, Syuma YASUZUKA, Yukikuni AKISHIGE and Youichi MURAKAMI,
Polarization Reversal by Intramolecular Disordering in Organic Ferroelectrics: Trichloroacetamide
CrystEngComm, 13, 2693-2698 (2011).

Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Aruto HORIKOSHI, Syuma YASUZUKA, Hideki SAITOH and Kazuya SAITO,
Negative Thermal Expansion Emerging upon Structural Phase Transition in ZrV2O7 and HfV2O7
Dalton Trans., 40, 2242-2248 (2011).

Yu MATSUDA, Hitoshi KAWAJI, Tooru ATAKE, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Syuma YASUZUKA, Kazuya SAITO and Seiji KOJIMA,
Non-Debye Excess Heat Capacity and Boson Peak of Binary Lithium Borate Glasses
J. Non-Cryst. Solids 357, 534-537 (2011).

2010

Hiroyuki MORI, Shoichi KUTSUMIZU, Kazuya SAITO, Katsuhiro YAMAMOTO, Shinichi SAKURAI and Koichi SAKAJIRI,
Temperature-Jump Time-Resolved X-Ray Diffraction Study of Cubic-Cubic Phase Transition Kinetics in Thermotropic Cubic Mesogen 1,2-Bis (4’-n-alkoxybenzoyl)hydrazines (BABH-n)
Langmuir 26 (14), 11605-11608 (2010).

Masato SUMITA and Kazuya SAITO,
Ground State Potential Energy Surface between Cyclobutadiene and Tetrahedrane Looked Down from S1/S0 Conical Intersections
Tetrahedron 66 (28), 5212-5217 (2010).

S. YASUZUKA, S. UJI, H. SATSUKAWA, M. KIMATA, T. TERASHIMA, H. KOGA, Y. YAMAMURA, K. SAITO, H. AKUTSU, and J. YAMADA,
Anisotropic Josephson-vortex Dynamics in Layered Organic Superconductors
Physica B 405, S288-S290 (2010).

Masato SUMITA and Kazuya SAITO,
Tetra-radical and Ionic S1/S0 Conical Intersections of Cyclobutadiene
Chem. Phys., 371 (1), 30-35 (2010).

Katsuya HORIUCH, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Robert PELKA, Masato SUMITA, Syuma YASUZUKA, Maria MASSALSKA-ARODZ, and Kazuya SAITO,
Entropic Contribution of Flexible Terminals to Mesophase Formation Revealed by Thermodynamic Analysis of 4-Alkyl-4'-isothiocyanatobiphenyl (nTCB)
J. Phys. Chem. B 114, 4870-4875 (2010).

Satoaki IKEUCHI, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Yuji YOSHIDA, Minoru MITSUMI, Koshiro TORIUMI and Kazuya SAITO,
Calorimetric Study of Correlated Ligand Dynamics in Mixed-Valence MMX Chain Complex [{Ni2(n-BuCS2)4}I]
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 83 (3), 261-266 (2010).
Selected Paper

Masayuki NIHEI, Hirotaka TAHIRA, Nobukazu TAKAHASHI, Yusuke OTAKE, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Kazuya SAITO and Hiroki OSHIO,
Multiple Bistability and Tristability with Dual Spin-State Conversions in [Fe(dpp)2][Ni(mnt)2]2・MeNO2
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132 (10), 3553-3560 (2010).

2009

Satoaki IKEUCHI, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Minoru MITSUMI, Koshiro TORIUMI, Hideki SAITOH, Tooru ATAKE, and Kazuya SAITO,
Effects of Alkyl Length in Ligands in Mixed Valence MMX Complexes: Properties of Pt2(n-HexCS2)4I (n-Hex = n-Hexyl Group)
Chem. Lett., 38 (12), 1190-1191 (2009).

Satoaki IKEUCHI, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Yuji YOSHIDA, Minoru MITSUMI, Koshiro TORIUMI, and Kazuya SAITO,
Calorimetric Study of MMX Chain Complexes Having Alkyl Groups, Ni2(EtCS2)4I and Ni2(n-PrCS2)4I
J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 78, 094704(1-6) (2009).

Yu-ta SUZUKI, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Masato SUMITA, Syuma YASUZUKA, and Kazuya SAITO,
Neat Liquid Consisting of Hydrogen-Bonded Tetramers: Dicyclohexylmethanol
J. Phys. Chem. B, 113, 10077-10080 (2009).

Masato SUMITA, Mikhail N. RYAZANTSEV, and Kazuya SAITO,
Acceleration of the Z to E Photoisomerization of Penta-2,4-dieniminium by Hydrogen Out-of-Plane Motion: Theoretical Study on a Model System of Retinal Protonated Schiff Base
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 11, 6406-6414 (2009).

Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Satoaki. IKEUCHI, and Kazuya SAITO,
Characteristic Phonon Spectrum of Negative Thermal Expansion Materials with Framework Structure through Calorimetric Study of Sc2M3O12 (M = W and Mo)
Chem. Mater., 21, 3008-3016 (2009).

Syuma YASUZUKA, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Wakako KANEKO, Masaaki OHBA, Susumu KITAGAWA, and Kazuya SAITO,
Heat Capacity of a Layered Molecule-Based Ferrimagnet [MnII(S-pnH)(H2O)][MnIII(CN)6] .2H2O
J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 78, 065001(1-2) (2009).

Malgorzata JASIURKOWSKA, Jan SCIESINSKI, Joanna CZUB, Maria MASSALSKA-ARODZ, Robert PELKA, Ewa JUSZYNSKA, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, and Kazuya SAITO,
Infrared Spectroscopic and X-ray Studies of the 4-Propyl-4'-isothiocyanatobiphenyl (3TCB)
J. Phys. Chem. B, 113, 7435-7442 (2009).

Yoshitaka SHIMIZU, Yoko OHTE, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, and Kazuya SAITO,
Is the Liquid or the Solid Phase Responsible for the Low Melting Points of Ionic Liquids? Alkyl-chain-length dependence of thermodynamic properties of [Cnmim][Tf2N]
Chem. Phys. Lett., 470, 295-299 (2009).

Kazuya SAITO, Tadahiro NAKAMOTO, Michio SORAI, Haruhiko YAO, Kenji EMA, Kunio TAKEKOSHI, and Shoichi KUTSUMIZU,
Thermodynamic Symptom of Coexistence of Two Aggregation Modes in the Im3m Cubic Phase Formed in Thermotropic Mesogen, ANBC(n)
Chem. Phys. Lett., 469, 157-160 (2009).

Masakazu AMANO, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Masato SUMITA, Syuma YASUZUKA, Hitoshi KAWAJI, Tooru ATAKE, and Kazuya SAITO,
Calorimetric and Dielectric Study of Organic Ferroelectrics, Phenazine-Chloranilic Acid, and Its Bromo Analog
J. Chem. Phys., 130, 034503(1-7) (2009).

2008

Kazumi OZAWA, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Syuma YASUZUKA, Hiroyuki MORI, Shoichi KUTSUMIZU, and Kazuya SAITO,
Coexistence of Two Aggregation Modes in Exotic Liquid-Crystalline Superstructure: Systematic Maximum Entropy Analysis for Cubic Mesogen, 1,2-Bis(4'-n-alkoxybenzoyl)hydrazine [BABH(n)]
J. Phys. Chem. B, 112, 12179-12181 (2008).

Qi WANG, Akira TAKEUCHI, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Kazuya SAITO, Wasuke MORI, and Michio SORAI,
Thermodynamic Relationship between Structural Isomers of the Thermochromic Compound Bis(N-Isopropyl-5,6-benzosalicylideneiminato)nickel(II)
J. Phys. Chem. B, 112, 11039-111048 (2008).

Kazuya SAITO, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, and Shoichi KUTSUMIZU,
Possible Formation of Multicontinuous Structures by Rodlike Particles
J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 77(9), 093601 (2008).

Shoichi KUTSUMIZU, Hiroyuki MORI, Machiko FUKATAMI, Shigeharu NAITO, Koichi SAKAJIRI, and Kazuya SAITO,
Cubic Phase Formation and Interplay between Alkyl Chains and Hydrogen Bonds in 1,2-Bis(4’-n-alkoxybenzoyl)hydrazines (BABH-n)
Chem. Mater., 20, 3675-3687 (2008).

Yoshihiro TERADO, Chikako MORIYOSHI, Yoshihiro KUROIWA, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, and Makoto IWATA,
Relationship between MPB and Emergence of Structural Boundary in Cubic Phase of Pb-Based Perovskite-Type Solid Solutions PZT and PZN-PT
Trans. Mat. Res. Soc. Jpn, 33(1), 47-51 (2008).

Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Hiroyasu SHIMOI, Masato SUMITA, Syuma YASUZUKA, Keiichi ADACHI, Akira FUYUHIRO, Satoshi KAWATA, and Kazuya SAITO,
Calorimetric Study of Correlated Disordering in [Hdamel]2[CuII (tdpd)2] 2THF Crystal
J. Phys. Chem. A, 112 (19), 4465-4469 (2008).

Kazuya SAITO and Yasuhisa YAMAMURA,
Deduction of Channel-Length Distribution from Isothermal Thermogravimetry
J. Therm. Anal. Calor., 92 (2), 391-394 (2008).

R. PELKA, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, M. JASIURKOWSKA, M. MASSALSKA-ARODZ, Kazuya SAITO,
Rich Polymorphism in 4-Propyl-4'-thiocyanato-1,1'-biphenyl (3TCB) revealed by adiabatic calorimetry
Liq. Cryst., 35(2), 179-186 (2008).

Masato SUMITA and Kazuya SAITO, 
Revisiting the S1/S0 Degeneracy Space along the Exocyclic Methylene Twist Motion of Fulvene through Two-Step Procedure
J. Chem. Theor. Comp., 4 (1), 42-48 (2008).

2007

Yasuhisa YAMAMURA and Kazuya SAITO,
Possible Phonon Density of States of High-Temperature Phase Structure of the Negative Thermal Expansion Compound ZrW2O8
J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 76, 123603 (2007).

Yoshitaka SHIMIZU, Yoko OHTE, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, and Kazuya SAITO,
Effects of Thermal History on Thermal Anomaly in Solid of Ionic Liquid Compound, [C4min][Tf2N]
Chem. Lett., 36 (12), 1484 (2007).

Yuji MIYAZAKI, Tadahiro NAKAMOTO, Satoaki IKEUCHI, Kazuya SAITO, Akira INABA, Michio SORAI, Takeo TOJO, Tooru ATAKE, Galina S. MATOUZENKO, Samir ZEIN, and Serguei A. BORSHCH,
Spin Crossover Phenomenon Accompanying Order-Disorder Phase Transition in the Ligand of [FeII(DAPP)(abpt)](ClO4)2 Compound (DAPP = Bis(3-aminopropyl)(2-pyridylmethyl) amine, abpt = 4-Amino-3,5-bis(pyridin-2-yl)-1,2,4-triazole) and Its Succesive Self-Grinding Effect
J. Phys. Chem. B, 111(43), 12508-12517 (2007).

Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Kenishi MASAGO, Masayuki KATO, and Toshihide TSUJI,
Comprehensive interpretation of substitution effect on an order-disorder phase transition in A1-xMxW2O8-y (A = Zr, Hf; M = trivalent cations) and other ZrW2O8-based solid solutions
J. Phys. Chem. B, 111, 10118-10122 (2007).

Shoichi KUTSUMIZU, Hiroyuki MORI, Machiko FUKATAMI, and Kazuya SAITO,
X-ray Study of Self-Organized Structure Formed by BABH-n Homologues: 1. Ia3d-Gyroid Structure
J. Appl. Crystallogr., 40, s279-s282 (2007).

Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Hideki SAITOH, Masato SUMITA, and Kazuya SAITO,
One-Dimensional Correlation in the Dipolar Ising Crystal Tricyclohexylmethanol: Crystal Structure Revisited and Heat Capacity
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 19, 176219(11pp) (2007).

2006

Kazuhiro UEMURA, Kazuya SAITO, Susumu KITAGAWA, and Hidetoshi KITA,
Hydrogen-Bonded Porous Coordination Polymers: Structural Transformation, Sorption Properties, and Particle Size Distribution from Kinetic Studies
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 128(50), 16122-16130 (2006).

Robert PELKA and Kazuya SAITO,
Perturbative Approach to the Structure of a Planar Interface in the Landau-de Gennes Model
Phys. Rev. E, 74(4), 041705 (2006).

Masato SUMITA and Kazuya SAITO,
Ab initio Study on One-Way Photoisomerization of Maleic Acid and Fumaric Acid Anion Radical System as a Model System of Their Esters
J. Phys. Chem. A, 110(44), 12276-12281 (2006).

Masato SUMITA and Kazuya SAITO,
Theoretical Study on Hula-Twist Motion of Penta-2,4- Dieniminium on the S1 Surface under Isolated Condition by the Complete Active Space Self-Consistent Field Theory
Chem. Phys. Lett., 424 (4-6), 374-378 (2006).

Yoshitaka SHIMIZU, Yoko OHTE, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Kazuya SAITO, and Tooru ATAKE,
Low Temperature Heat Capacity of Room Temperature Ionic Liquid, 1-Hexyl-3-methylimidazolium Bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl) imide
J. Phys. Chem. B, 110 (28), 13970-15975 (2006).

Tetsushi ISHIKAWA, Yasuhiro NAKAZAWA, Masaharu OGUNI, Kazuya SAITO, Kazuo TAKIMIYA, and Tetsuo OTSUBO,
Thermodynamic Study of an Incommensurate Organic Superconductor (MDT-TSF)(AuI2)0.436
J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 75 (7), 074606 (2006).

Kazuya SAITO, Masakazu AMANO, Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Takeo TOJO, and Tooru ATAKE,
Low-Temperature Phase Transitions of an Organic Ferroelectrics, Phenazine Chloranilic Acid
J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 75 (3), 033601 (2006).

Hiroyuki MORI, Shoichi KUTSUMIZU, Takeya ITO, Machiko FUKATAMI, Kazuya SAITO, Koichi SAKAJIRI, and Keiichi MORIYA,
Two Cubic Phases of 1,2-Bis(4’-n-alkoxybenzoyl)hydrazines (BABH- n)
Chem. Lett., 35 (4), 362-363 (2006).

Shoichi KUTSUMIZU, Kazuya SAITO, Shuichi NOJIMA, Michio SORAI, Yuri G. GALYAMETDINOV, Irina GALYAMETDINOVA, Rudolf EIDENSCHINK, and Wolfgang HAASE,
Cubic Phase of 4’-n-Hexadecyloxy-3’-cyanobiphenyl-4-carboxylic Acid (ACBC-16)
Liq. Cryst., 33 (1), 75-84 (2006).

2005

Kazuya SAITO and Yasuhisa YAMAMURA,
Configurational Entropy and Possible Plateau Smaller than Rln2 in Complex Crystals
Thermochim. Acta, 431(1/2), 21-23 (2005).

Akihito NAITO, Yasuhiro NAKAZAWA, Kazuya SAITO, Hiromi TANIGUCHI, Kazushi KANODA, and Michio SORAI,
Anomalous Enhancement of Electronic Heat Capacity in Organic Conductors κ-(BEDT TTF)4Hg3-δX8 (X = Br, Cl)
Phys. Rev.B, 71, 054514 (2005).

Hideki SAITOH, Satoaki IKEUCHI, and Kazuya SAITO,
Successive Phase Transitions of p-Methylbenzyl Alcohol Crystal Studied by X-ray Diffraction and Adiabatic Calorimetry: Structural Disorder in Room-Temperature Phase
J. Therm. Anal. Calor., 81(3), 511-521 (2005).

Kazutaka OKUMA, Tatsuya FUJISAKI, Yasuhiro NAKAZAWA, Kazuya SAITO and Masaharu OGUNI,
Unusual Low-Temperature Thermodynamic Properties of Pellet Samples of (DMe-DCNQI)2M (M = Li, Ag)
J. Therm. Anal. Calor., 81(3), 587-591 (2005).

Satoshi YAMASHITA, Akihito NAITO, Yasuhiro NAKAZAWA, Kazuya SAITO, Hiromi TANIGUCHI, Kazushi KANODA, and Masaharu OGUNI,
Drastic Cooling Rate Dependence of Thermal Anomaly Associated with the Superconducting Transition in κ-(BEDT-TTF)4Hg2.84Br8
J. Therm. Anal. Calor., 81(3), 591-594 (2005).

Kazuhiro UEMURA, Susumu KITAGAWA, Kazuya SAITO, Koichi FUKASE, and Kazuko MATSUMOTO,
Thermodynamic Aspect of Reversible Structural Conversion Induced by Guest Adsorption/Desorption Based on Infinite Co(NCS)2Py4 (Py = pyridine) System
J. Therm. Anal. Calor., 81(3), 529-532 (2005).

Shin’ichi ISHIMARU, Kazuya SAITO, Satoaki IKEUCHI, Maria MASSALSKA ARODZ, and Waclaw WITKO,
Molecular Dynamics and Residual Entropy in the Soft Crystal, SmE Phase, of 4-Butyl 4’-isothiocyano-1,1’-biphenyl
J. Phys. Chem. B, 109 (20), 10020-10024 (2005).

Satoaki IKEUCHI, Yuji MIYAZAKI, Sadamu TAKEDA, Tomoyuki AKUTAGAWA, Sadafumi NISHIHARA, Takayoshi NAKAMURA and Kazuya SAITO,
Cooperativity of Dynamics of 18-Crown-6 Molecule Forming One-Dimensional Chain in Cs2(18-crown-6)3[Ni(dmit)2]2
J. Chem. Phys., 123 (4), 044514 (2005).

Yasuhiro MATSUDA, Yuji MIYAZAKI, Shinji SUGIHARA, Sadahito AOSHIMA, Kazuya SAITO, and Takahiro SATO,
Phase Separation Behavior of Aqueous Solutions of a Thermoresponsive Polymer
J. Polym. Phys. B: Polym. Phys., 43, 2937-2949 (2005).

Tomoyuki AKUTAGAWA, Kozo SHITAGAMI, Sadafumi NISHIHARA, Sadamu TAKEDA, Tatsuo HASEGAWA, Takayoshi NAKAMURA, Yuko HOSOKOSHI, Katsuya INOUE, Satoaki IKEUCHI, Yuji MIYAZAKI, and Kazuya SAITO,
Molecular Rotor of Cs2([18]crown-6)3 in the Solid State Coupled with the Magnetism of [Ni(dmit)2]
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127(12), 4397-4402 (2005).

Kazuya SAITO, Satoaki IKEUCHI, Yasuhiro NAKAZAWA, Akane SATO, Minoru MITSUMI, Takami YAMASHITA, Koshiro TORIUMI and Michio SORAI,
Alkyl Group as Entropy Reservoir in an MMX Chain Complex, Pt2(n-PenCS2)4I
J. Phys. Chem. B, 109(7), 2956-2961 (2005).

Ohgi TAKAHASHI and Masato SUMITA,
A note on geometric constraints in conical intersection optimizations
J. Mol. Struct. (Theochem), 731(1-3), 173-175 (2005).

2004

Kazuya SAITO, Satoaki IKEUCHI, Akira OTA, Hideki YAMOCHI, and Gunzi SAITO,
Entropic Evidence for Cooperation of Multiple Instabilities upon a Metal-Insulator Transition in (EDO-TTF)2PF6
Chem. Phys. Lett., 401(1-3), 76-79 (2004).

Kazuya SAITO, Maria MASSALSKA-ARODZ, Satoaki IKEUCHI, Masashi MAEKAWA, Jacek SCIESINSKI, Ewa SCIESINSKA, Jacek MAYER, Tadeusz WASIUTYNSKI, and Michio SORAI,
Thermodynamic Study on a Chiral Glass-Former, 4-(1-Methylheptyloxy)-4'-cyanobiphenyl
J. Phys. Chem. B., 108(18), 5785-5790 (2004).

Kazuhiro UEMURA, Susumu KITAGAWA, Koichi FUKUI, and Kazuya SAITO,
A Contrivance for a Dynamic Porous Framework: Cooperative Guest Adsorption Based on Square Grids Connected by Amide-Amide Hydrogen Bonds
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 126(12), 3817-3828 (2004).

X.G. Zheng, Y. Kodama, Kazuya SAITO, E. Tanaka, Y. Tomokiyo, and C.N. Xu,
Fast Suppression of Antiferromagnetism in Cu1-xLixO
Phys. Rev. B, 69(9), 94510 (2004).

Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Toshihide TSUJI, Kazuya SAITO, and Michio SORAI,
Heat Capacity and Order-Disorder Transition in Negative Thermal Expansion Compound ZrW2O8
J. Chem. Thermodyn., 36(6), 525-531 (2004).

Kazuya SAITO, Mizuho OKADA, Hiroki AKUTSU, Akane SATO, and Michio SORAI,
Freezing of Crankshaft Motion of trans-Stilbene Molecule in Charge Transfer Complexes, STB-TCNQ and STB-TCNQF4
J. Phys. Chem. B, 108(4), 1314-1320 (2004).

Satoaki IKEUCHI, Kazuya SAITO, Yasuhiro NAKAZAWA, Minoru MITSUMI, Koshiro TORIUMI, and Michio SORAI,
Calorimetric Study of a Halogen-Bridged MMX Chain Complex Having Alkyl Chains, Pt2(n-PrCS2)4I (n-Pr = Propyl Group)
J. Phys. Chem. B, 108(1), 387-392 (2004).

Yasuhisa YAMAMURA, Noriyuki NAKAJIMA, Toshihide TSUJI, Mikio KOYANO, Yoshiiro IWASA, Shin’ichi KATAYAMA, Kazuya SAITO, and Michio SORAI,
Calorimetric and Raman Studies on Negative Thermal Expansion Materials Zr1-xHfxW2O8 Solid Solutions
J. Ceram. Soc. Jpn., 112(5), S291-S293 (2004).

Ohgi TAKAHASHI and Masato SUMITA,
Characterization of the hyperline of D1/D0 conical intersections between the maleic acid and fumaric acid anion radicals
J. Chem. Phys., 121(14), 7030-7031 (2004).

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