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Name Masanori Yamamoto Photograph: 山本雅納
Assistant Professor at Tohoku University
Alma mater Kyoto University (Ph.D., 2017)
Address Institute of Multidisciplinary Research
for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University
211 Katahira, Aoba, Sendai 9808577, Japan
E-mail masanori.yamamoto.b2[@]tohoku.ac.jp
Phone +81222175627
Field Inorganic Catalysis, Photochemistry, and Organic Chemistry
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Professional Experience

 

Apr 2014  ‒  Mar 2017   JSPS Research Fellow for Young Scientists
Oct 2014  ‒  Nov 2014   Visiting Researcher, Department of Materials, University of Oxford, UK
Nov 2014  ‒  Dec 2014   Visiting, Department of Chemistry, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), SE
Feb 2016  ‒  Mar 2016   Visiting, Department of Chemistry, Lund University, SE
Apr 2017  ‒  Mar 2018 Assistant Professor, Nagaoka University of Technology
Apr 2018  ‒  Assistant Professor, Tohoku University


 

 

Publications

 

1. Highly Diastereoselective Construction of Acyclic Systems with Two Adjacent Quaternary Stereocenters by Allylation of Ketones
Takeshi Takeda, Masanori Yamamoto, Satoshi Yoshida, and Akira Tsubouchi
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 72637266
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201202808, [PDF]
(Highlighted in Synfacts)
2. Slow Charge Recombination and Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Properties of DiazaporphyrinFullerene Linked Dyad
Masanori Yamamoto, Yuta Takano, Yoshihiro Matano, Kati Stranius, Nikolai V. Tkachenko, Helge Lemmetyinen, and Hiroshi Imahori
J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118, 18081820
DOI: 10.1021/jp410436f
3. Remarkable Dependence of the Final Charge Separation Efficiency on the DonorAcceptor Interaction in Photoinduced Electron Transfer
Tomohiro Higashino, Tomoki Yamada, Masanori Yamamoto, Akihiro Furube, Nikolai V. Tkachenko, Taku Miura, Yasuhiro Kobori, Ryota Jono, Koichi Yamashita, and Hiroshi Imahori
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 629633
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201509067
4. Visible Light-Driven Water Oxidation by Covalently-Linked Molecular CatalystSensitizer Dyad Assembled on TiO2 Electrode
Masanori Yamamoto, Lei Wang, Fusheng Li, Takashi Fukushima, Koji Tanaka, Licheng Sun, and Hiroshi Imahori
Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 14301439
DOI: 10.1039/C5SC03669K, [PDF]
5. Probing the Dipolar Coupling in a Heterospin Endohedral FullerenePhthalocyanine Dyad
Shen Zhou, Masanori Yamamoto, G. Andrew D. Briggs, Hiroshi Imahori, and Kyriakos Porfyrakis
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 13131319
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b11641
6. Artificial Molecular Photosynthetic Systems: Towards Efficient Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation
Masanori Yamamoto and Koji Tanaka
ChemPlusChem 2016, 81, 10281044
DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201600236
(Review Article)
7. Visible Light-driven Water Oxidation with Subporphyrin Sensitizer and Water Oxidation Catalyst
Masanori Yamamoto, Yusuke Nishizawa, Pavel Chábera, Fusheng Li, Torbjörn Pascher, Villy Sundström, Licheng Sun, and Hiroshi Imahori
Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 1370213705
DOI: 10.1039/c6cc07877j, [PDF]
8. A Ruthenium ComplexPorphyrinFullerene-Linked Molecular Pentad as an Integrative Photosynthetic Model
Masanori Yamamoto, Jens Föhlinger, Jonas Petersson, Leif Hammarström, and Hiroshi Imahori
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 33293333
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201612456, [PDF]
9. Probing the Entropic Effect in Molecular Non-covalent Interactions between Resin-bound Polybrominated Arenes and Small Substrates
Masanori Yamamoto*, Miyuki Obara, Keisuke Ochi, Atsushi Yamamoto, Katsuhiko Takenaka, Tsunehiro Tanaka, and Kazunori Sato
ChemPlusChem 2018, 83, 820824
DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201800304, [PDF]
(Front Cover of the issue)
10. Force-Driven Reversible LiquidGas Phase Transition Mediated by Elastic Nanosponges
Keita Nomura, Hirotomo Nishihara*, Masanori Yamamoto, Atsushi Gabe, Masashi Ito, Masanobu Uchimura, Yuta Nishina, Hideki Tanaka, Minoru T. Miyahara, and Takashi Kyotani
Nat. Commun. 2019, 10, 2559
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-10511-7
(Press Release, Tohoku University)

    equally contributed. * corresponding author(s).




Patent

 

1.   Electrochemical device for the conversion of carbon dioxide into oxygenated hydrocarbon fuels using meso-structured metal oxides
Masanori Yamamoto and Kazunori Sato
Patent Application, 2017198623 (filled in October 2017)
2.   Heat pump
Masashi Ito, Masanobu Uchimura, Takashi Kyotani, Hirotomo Nishihara, Keita Nomura, and Masanori Yamamoto
Patent Application, 2019021855 (filled in February 2019)
3.   Sulfur active materials, electrodes, and the batteries
Youichi Yoshioka, Masashi Ito, Masahiro Morooka, Takashi Kyotani, Hirotomo Nishihara, Keita Nomura, and Masanori Yamamoto
Patent Application, 2019031805 (filled in February 2019)



Grant Support

 

1.   Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Research Fellow
"Construction of artificial photosynthetic systems using diazaporphyrins as light harvesting antenna"
Principal Investigator: Masanori Yamamoto
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Grant Number: 14J03432 (April 2014 March 2017)
2. Grant-in-Aid (Start-up)
"Construction of artificial photosynthetic systems for CO2 fixation and their kinetic analysis"
Principal Investigator: Masanori Yamamoto
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Grant Number: 17H06702 (August 2017 March 2019)
3. Grant-in-Aid (for Young Scientists)
"Development of highly elastic and flexible carbon catalysts with vertical control of electron and ions"
Principal Investigator: Masanori Yamamoto
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Grant Number: 19K15281 (April 2019 March 2021)



Awards

 

1.   The Frontier Award for his bachelor's thesis
Title "Stereoselective Construction of Adjacent Quaternary Carbons by Allylation of Ketones"
Masanori Yamamoto, March 2012
2.   JSPS Research Fellowships for Young Scientists
"Construction of artificial photosynthetic systems using diazaporphyrins as light harvesting antenna"
Masanori Yamamoto
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), April 2014 March 2017
3.   The CSJ Student Presentation Award
Title "Visible light-driven water oxidation by ruthenium-based molecular catalyst-porphyrin-fullerene-linked pentad" (English presentation)
Masanori Yamamoto
The 96th Annual Meeting of the Chemical Society of Japan, May 2016
4.   Hatano Foundation Award in Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials
Title "Heat-pump using a deformation-induced gas-liquid phase transition of flexible porous carbon materials"
Masanori Yamamoto
IMRAM, Tohoku University, December 2018
5.   Young Researchers Award
Title "Molecular engineering approach towards the understanding and the functionalization of carbon materials"
Masanori Yamamoto
The 5th Ensemble Workshop for Young Researchers, June 2019



Service Activities

 

   2018   Reviewer of Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical
   2019   Reviewer of International Journal of Refrigeration