School personnel information


TOHNAI Norimitsu


molecular recognition, polymer science, supramolecular chemistry

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Organization 【 display / non-display

  • 2002.04.01 - 2005.03.31, Graduate School of Engineering, Research Assistant

  • 2005.04.01 - 2008.11.30, Division of Science and Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor

  • 2008.12.01 - 2020.03.31, Division of Science and Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor

  • 2020.04.01 - , Division of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor

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Osaka University Faculty of Engineering  Graduated 1994.03
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Engineering  Completed 1996.03
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Engineering  Completed 1999.03

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associate professor 2005.04 - 2008.11

Research topics 【 display / non-display

  • Nanometer-scale chemistry-related, Organic functional materials-related, Polymer chemistry-related, Functional solid state chemistry-related

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  • Japan Society of Molecular Science


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Systematic Investigation of Molecular Arrangements and Solid-State Fluorescence Properties by Using Organic Salts of Anthracene-2,6-disulfonic Acid with Aliphatic Primary Amines, Yuji Mizobe, Tomoaki Hinoue, Atsushi Yamamoto, Ichiro Hisaki, Mikiji Miyata, Yasuchika Hasegawa, Norimitsu Tohnai, Chem. Eur. J.,2009, 15, 8175-8184, 2009.07, Papers

  • Topological Classification and Supramolecular Chirality of 21-Helical Ladder-type Hydrogen-Bond Networks Composed of Primary Ammonium Carboxylates: Bundle Controls in 21-Helical Assemblies, Tetsuharu Yuge, Tatsuya Sakai, Nobuyasu Kai, Ichiro Hisaki, Mikiji Miyata and Norimitsu Tohnai, Chem. Eur. J.,14(10), 2984-2993, 2008.03, Papers

  • Well-designed Supramolecular Cluster composed of Triphenylmethyl Amine and Various Sulfonic acids: A Useful Approach to Nanoparticles, Norimitsu Tohnai, Yuji Mizobe, Michiko Doi, Shin-ichiro Sukata, Tomoaki Hinoue, Tetsuharu Yuge, Ichiro Hisaki, Yozo Matsukawa and Mikiji Miyata, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.,46, 2220-2223, 2007.04, Papers

  • Anomalous Anthracene Arrangement and Rare Excimer Emission in the Solid-State: Transcription and Translation of Molecular Information, Yuji Mizobe, Mikiji Miyata, Ichiro Hisaki, Yasuchika Hasegawa and Norimitsu Tohnai, Organic Letters,8(19), 4295-4298, 2006.07, Papers

  • Hierarchical Interpretation on Appearance of Supramolecular Chirality in Layered Crystals from Achiral Ammonium Salts with Fatty Acids, Akira Tanaka, Katsunari Inoue, Ichiro Hisaki, Norimitsu Tohnai, Mikiji Miyata, and Akikazu Matsumoto, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2006.05, Papers

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Special, Radical Polymerization in Constrained Media, NTS, 2010.11

  • Special, Organic Crystal Materials, Mikiji Miyata, Norimitsu Tohnai, CMC, 2005.11

  • Textbook, Polymer Chemistry, Mikiji Miyata, Naoki Toshima Ed. (Chapter1 Mikiji Miyata, Chapter6 Norimitsu Tohnai), Asakura Shoten, 2005.09

  • Special, Structure and Dynamics in Macromolecular Systems with Specific Interactions (p.157 An Approach to the Qualitative Prediction of Crystal Structures), Ed. by Keiichiro Adachi and Takahiro Sato (p.157 T. Watabe, K. Kato, N. Tohnai, M. Miyata), Osaka University Press, 2005.05

  • Special, Handbook of Nanomaterials, Toyoki Kunitake Ed.(8.2.5 Norimitsu Tohnai, Mikiji Miyata), NTS, 2005.03

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Awards 【 display / non-display

  • Award for Encouragement of Research in Polymer Science; TheSociety of Polymer Science, Japan, Norimitsu Tohnai, TheSociety of Polymer Science, Japan, 2007.05

  • The Photopolymer Science and Technology Award , 1999