Group

Research Management Team | A01 | A02 | A03

Research Management Team

Application of Cooperative-Excitation into Innovative Molecular Systems with High-Order Photofunctions
Hiroshi Miyasaka (Osaka University)

Review Group

Hiroshi Masuhara (National Chiao Tung University)
Masahiro Irie (Rikkyo University)
Tadashi Itoh (Osaka University)
Yoshito Tobe (Osaka University)
Prashant V. Kamat (University of Notre Dame)
Johan Hofkens (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
Albert M. Brouwer (Universiteit van Amsterdam)

[A01] Exploration of the Cooperative Excitation into Special Electronic States and Direct Detection of their Dynamics

Planned Research

Advanced Control of Photochemical Reactions by Multiple-Photon Processes
Leader
Hiroshi Miyasaka (Osaka University)
Co-Investigator
Yutaka Nagasawa (Ritsumeikan University)
Tomoyuki Yatsuhashi (Osaka City University)
Advanced Function Control of Photochemical Reactions Using Mesoscopic Structures
Leader
Kohei Imura (Waseda University)
Control of multiple spin exciton states by synergetic studies of theory and experiment
Leader
Yasuteru Shigeta (Tsukuba University)
Co-Investigator
Kenji Kamada (AIST)
Ryohei Kishi (Osaka University) *2014-2015 fiscal year
Yasutaka Kitagawa (Osaka University) *from 2016 fiscal year
Multiexciton Dynamics in Semiconductor Nanoparticles and their Application to Photoresponsive Systems
Leader
Naoto Tamai (Kwansei Gakuin University)
Co-Investigator
Sadahiro Masuo (Kwansei Gakuin University)

Publicly Invited Research

One and multiple photon induced generation and stabilization of multi-excitons in quantum dot superlattices
Leader
Biju V. Pillai (Hokkaido University)
Plasmon-associated control of chemical reaction at nanometer scale
Leader
Hiroshi Ujii (Hokkaido University)
Modulations of electronic states in plasmonic strong coupling systems and their application to photochemical reaction fields
Leader
Kosei Ueno (Hokkaido University)
Two-photon excitation of optically-forbidden transition using nanostructure and entangled photons
Leader
Hisaki Oka (Niigata University)
'Development of Novel Electrochemical Reactions with Non-linear Photoresponse of Quantum Dots
Leader
Tsukasa Torimoto (Nagoya University)
Highly efficient up-conversion nanocrystals driven by cooperative IR-excitation
Leader
Masanori Sakamoto (Kyoto University)
Advancing electronic structure theory for high accuracy prediction of higher excited states and its application to photochromic molecules
Leader
Takeshi Yanai (Institute for Molecular Science)

[A02] Development of High-Order Photofunctions Based on Synergetic Action of Photoresponsive Molecules

Planned Research

Development of High Order Photosynergetic Systems based on of Interfacial Molecular
Leader
Tsuyoshi Kawai (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
Co-Investigator
Hideyuki Nakano (Muroran Institute of Technology)
Shizuka Takami (National Institute of Technology, Niihama College) *from 2015 fiscal year
Suguru Higashida (Osaka Prefecture University College of Technology) *from 2016 fiscal year
Naoki Tanifuji (National Institute of Technology, Yonago College) *from 2016 fiscal year
Photoswitching Materials Comprising Designed Ionic Species
Leader
Hiromitsu Maeda (Ritsumeikan University)
Multifunctional Photoresponsive System Focused on Molecular Orbital Topology and Molecular Alignment
Leader
Kenji Matsuda (Kyoto University)
Creation of Molecularly Integrated Multi-responsive Photochromic Materials
Leader
Yasushi Yokoyama (Yokohama National University)
Co-Investigator
Takashi Ubukata (Yokohama National University)
Izuru Kawamura (Yokohama National University)

Publicly Invited Research

Cooperative molecular alignment process enabled by spatio-temporally dynamic lighting
Leader
Atsushi Shishido (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Functional Photoactive Materials Based on Flexible π Molecules
Leader
Shohei Saito (Kyoto University)
Molecular design for aggregation induced emission enhancement from view of vibronic couplings
Leader
Tohru Sato (Kyoto University)
Effectual Photon Upconversion through the Toroidal Interaction
Leader
Tadashi Mori (Osaka University)
Development of highly sensitive fluorescence photoswitching systems by the giant amplification of nonlinear fluorescence quenching efficiency
Leader
Tsuyoshi Fukaminato (Kumamoto University)
Development of Novel Excited-State Dynamics Based on Synergistic Functionalities of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Molecular Assemblies
Leader
Taku Hasobe (Keio University)
Leader
Yasuo Norikane (AIST)

[A03] Creative Development of Meso- and Macroscopic Cooperative Photoresponsive Molecular Assemblies

Planned Research

Development of Photoresponsive Molecular Assemblies
Leader
Jiro Abe (Aoyama Gakuin University)
Co-Investigator
Akira Sakamoto (Aoyama Gakuin University)
Dynamics and Mechanism of Cooperative Photochemmical Reactions in Organic Nanocrystals
Leader
Tsuyoshi Asahi (Ehime University)
Co-Investigator
Yukihide Ishibashi (Ehime University)
Construction of Photoresponsive Supramolecular Composite Systems
Leader
Kingo Uchida (Ryukoku University)
Co-Investigator
Tsuyoshi Tsujioka (Osaka Kyoiku University)
Satoshi Yokojima (Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences)
Shinichiro Nakamura (RIKEN) *2014 fiscal year
Koji Ogata (RIKEN) *2015.4-2016.10
Katsuya Kanda (RIKEN) *2016.11-
Development of novel photomechanical phenomena of photoresponsive molecular crystals by high-order photoexcitation
Leader
Seiya Kobatake (Osaka City University)
Single-molecule level study and control of cooperative photoresponse in molecular complexes
Leader
Martin Vacha (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Co-Investigator
Shuzo Hirata (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Publicly Invited Research

Investigation into Interplay of Reversible Photoisomerization and Structural Phase Transition in the Self-Oscillatory Flipping of Molecular Assemblies
Leader
Yosiyuki Kageyama (Hokkaido University)
Elucidation of photoinduced phase transition in charge-transfer complex nanocrystals
Leader
Tsunenobu ONODERA (Tohoku University)
Construction of hierarchical and cooperative fluorescence modulation molecular systems based on the meso-macro structural formation
Leader
Fuyuki Ito (Shinshu University)
Ultrafast Energy Transfer of Biohybrid Photosynthetic Antenna Complexes in Molecular Assembly Systems
Leader
Takehisa Dewa (Nagoya Institute of Technology)
Precise control of polymer actuators by two-photon processes
Leader
Tomiki Ikeda (Chuo University)
Development of Advanced Photoresponsive Molecular Systems for Super-Resolution Fluorescence Microscopy
Leader
Masakazu Morimoto (Rikkyo University)
Crystallization control of the photoresponsible diarylethene film with a plasmonic chip
Leader
Keiko Tawa (Kwansei Gakuin University)