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Yoshito Tobe
Organic Chemistry
Name Yoshito Tobe
Email tobe@nctu.edu.tw
Office Tel No. 03-57-12121 ext. 56548
website http://www.chem.es.osaka-u.ac.jp/supra/tb/en/
Chair Professor
List of Publications (2015-2020)
Original Papers
  1. K. Tahara, Y. Kubo, T. Ishikawa, S. Hashimoto, H. Kaneko, A. Brown, B. Hirsch, S. De Feyter, Y. Tobe, Porous Self-Assembled Molecular Networks as Templates for Chiral Position-Controlled Chemical Functionalization of Graphitic Surfaces, J. Am. Chem. Soc. accepted.
  2. Y. Fang, B. Lindner, I. Destoop, T. Tsuji, Z. Zhang, R. Khaliullin, D. Perepichka, K. Tahara, S. De Feyter, Y. Tobe, Stereospecific Epitaxial Growth of Bilayer Porous Molecular Networks, J. Am. Chem. Soc., under minor revision.
  3. K. Iritani, K. Kaneko, K. Tahara, S. De Feyter, Y. Tobe, An Approach to the Synthesis of Two-Dimensional Polymer Using Preorganized Host-Guest Network by Self-Assembly at the Liquid/Solid Interface, ChemNanoMat, in press.
  4. Göb, C.; Ehnbom, L. E. A.; Sturm, L.; Tobe, Y.; Oppel, I. Supramolecular Metallacycles and their Binding of Fullerenes, Chem. Eur. J., in press.
  5. van Gorp, H.; Walke, P.; Teyssandier, J.; Hirsch, B.; Uji-i, H.; Tahara, K.; Tobe, Y.; Van der Auweraer, M.; De Feyter, S. On the Thermal Stability of Aryl Groups Chemisorbed on Graphite, J. Phys. Chem. C124, 1980-1990 (2020).
  6. K. Iritani, H. Takeda, M. Kather, M. Yokoi, M. Moeglen, M. Ikeda, Y. Otsubo, Y. Ozawa, K. Tahara, K. Hirose, S. De Feyter, Y. Tobe, Electrostatically Driven Guest Binding in Self-Assembled Molecular Network of Hexagonal Pyridine Macrocycle at the Liquid/Solid Interface: Symmetry Breaking Induced by Co-Adsorbed Solvent Molecules, Langmuir35, 15051-15062 (2019).
  7. K. Tahara, R. Nakayama, M. Maeda, S. De Feyter, Y. Tobe, Alkoxy Chain Number Effect on Self-Assembly of a Trigonal Molecule at the Liquid/Solid Interface, J. Phys. Chem. C123, 27020-27029 (2019).
  8. J. Park, J.-H. Kim, S. Bak, K. Tahara, J. Jung, M. Kawai, Y. Tobe, Y. Kim, On-Surface Evolution of meso-Isomerism in Two-Dimensional Supramolecular Assemblies, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.58, 9611-9618 (2019).
  9. K. Tahara, A. Noguchi, R. Nakayama, E. Ghijsens, S. De Feyter, Y. Tobe, Reversing the Handedness of Self-Assembled Porous Molecular Networks by the Number of Identical Chiral Centres, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.58, 7733-7738 (2019).
  10. H. Miyoshi, A. Nabe, S. Chatterjee, Y. Tobe, 9,10-Dihydro-as-indacenodithiophenes: Isomers with an as-Indacene Core, J. Org. Chem.84, 3917-3930 (2019).
  11. G. Cai, S. Chatterjee, I. Hisaki, Y. Tobe, [2.2.2.2](2,7)-1-Bromonaphthalenophane from a Desymmetrized Building Block Bearing Electrophilic and Masked Nucleophilic Functionalities, Helv. Chim. Acta102, e1800242 (2019).
  12. Y. Hu, A. M. Braganca, O. Ivasenko, B. E. Hirsch, L. Verstraete, K. Tahara, Y. Tobe, S. De Feyter, Phase selectivity triggered by nanoconfinement: the impact of corral dimensions, Chem. Commun.55, 2226-2229 (2019).
  13. K. Tahara, Y. Kubo, B. Lindner, S. Hashimoto, S. Hirose, A. Brown, B. E. Hirsch, L. Daukiya, S. De Feyter, Y Tobe, Steric and Electronic Effects of Electrochemically Generated Aryl Radicals on Grafting of Graphite Surface, Langmuir35, 2089-2098 (2019).
  14. K. Tahara, T. Ishikawa, B. E. Hirsch, Y. Kubo, A. Brown, S. Eyley, L. Daukiya, W. Thielemans, Z. Li, P. Walke, S. Hirose, S. Hashimoto, S. De Feyter, Y. Tobe, Self-Assembled Monolayers as Templates for Linearly Nanopatterned Covalent Chemical Functionalization of Graphite and Graphene Surfaces, ACS Nano12, 11520-11528 (2018).
  15. A. M. Bragança, B. E. Hirsch, A. Sanz Matias, Y. Hu, P. Walke, K. Tahara, J. N. Harvey, Y. Tobe, S. De Feyter, How Does Chemisorption Impact Physisorption? A Molecular View of Defect Incorporation and Perturbation of 2D Self-Assembly, J. Phys. Chem. C.122, 24046-24054 (2018).
  16. K. Iritani, M. Ikeda, A. Yang, K. Tahara, K. Hirose, S. De Feyter, J. S. Moore, Y. Tobe, Electrostatically Driven Guest Binding in Self-Assembled Porous Network at the Liquid/Solid Interface, Langmuir34, 6036-6045 (2018).
  17. Y. Fang, K. Tahara, O. Ivasenko, Y. Tobe, S. De Feyter, Structural Insights into the Mechanism of Chiral Recognition and Chirality Transfer in Host−Guest Assemblies at the Liquid−Solid Interface, J. Phys. Chem. C122, 8228-8235 (2018).
  18. K. Hirose, M. Ukimi, S. Ueda, C. Onoda, R. Kano, K. Tsuda, Y. Hinohara, Y. Tobe, The Asymmetry is Derived from Mechanical Interlocking of Achiral Axle and Achiral Ring Components -Syntheses and Properties of Optically Pure [2]Rotaxanes-, Symmetry, 10, 20 (2018).
  19. A. Sanz-Matías, O. Ivasenko, Y. Fang, S. De Feyter, K. Tahara, Y. Tobe, J. N. Harvey, Computational insight into the origin of unexpected contrast in chiral markers as revealed by STM, Nanoscale, 10, 1680-1694 (2018)
  20. K. Iritani, M. Ikeda, A. Yang, K. Tahara, K. Hirose, J. S. Moore, Y. Tobe, Hexagonal Molecular Tiling by Hexagonal Macrocycles at the Liquid/Solid Interface: Structural Effects on Packing Geometry, Langmuir33, 12453-12462 (2017).
  21. S. Nobusue, K. Fujita, Y. Tobe, Skeletal Rearrangement of Twisted Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons under Scholl Reaction Conditions, Org. Lett.19, 3227-3230 (2017).
  22. H. Cao, K. Tahara, S. Itano, Y. Tobe, S. De Feyter, Odd-Even Effects in Chiral Phase Transition at the Liquid/Solid Interface, J. Phys. Chem. C121, 10430-10438 (2017).
  23. Z. Li, H. Van Gorp, P. Walke, T. H. Phan, Y. Fujita, J. Greenwood, O. Ivasenko, K. Tahara, Y. Tobe, H. Uji-i, S. L. F. Mertens, S. De Feyter, Area-Selective Passivation of sp2 Carbon Surfaces by Supramolecular Self-Assembly, Nanoscale, 9, 5188-5193 (2017).
  24. K. Tahara, H. Kozuma, V. Venkatesh, E. Ryomura, H. Miyoshi, K. Nakamachi, R. Kishi, H. Takahashi, M. Nakano, Y. Tobe, Generation of Aromatic (Dehydro)benzoannulene Dications Stabilized by Platinum Catecholate Complexes, ChemPlusChem82, 1052-1056 (2017).
  25. I. Destoop, A. MinoiaO. Ivasenko, A. Noguchi, K. Tahara, Y. Tobe, R.Lazzaroni, LazzaroniS. De Feyter, Transfer of Chiral Information from a Chiral Solvent to a Two-Dimensional Network, Faraday Discuss., 204, 215-231 (2017). 
  26. H. Miyoshi, M. Miki, S. Hirano, A. Shimizu, R. Kishi, K. Fukuda, D. Shiomi, K. Sato, T. Takui, I. Hisaki, M. Nakano, Y. Tobe, Fluoreno[2,3-b]fluorene vs. Indeno[2,1-b]fluorene: Unusual Relationship between the Number of π Electrons and Excitation Energy in meta-Quinodimethane Type Singlet Diradicaloids, JOrgChem., 82, 1380-1388 (2017).
  27. G. Velpula, T. Takeda, J. Adisoejoso, K. Inukai, K. Tahara, K. S. Mali, Y. Tobe, S. De Feyter, On the Formation of Concentric 2D Multicomponent Assemblies at the Solution-Solid Interface, Chem. Commun.53, 1108-1111 (2017).
  28. K. Otsuka, G. Cai, K. Fujita, H. Miyoshi, Y. Tobe, Synthesis and Structures of [2n](2,7)Naphthalenophanes (n=2-4), Can. J. Chem., 95, 445-449 (2017).
  29. K. Iritani, K. Tahara, K. Hirose, S. De Feyter, Y. Tobe, Construction of Cyclic Arrays of Six Zinc-Porphyrin Units and Their Guest Binding at the Solid-Liquid Interface, Chem. Commun.52, 14419-14422 (2016).
  30. S. Kawai, V. Haapasilta, B. D. Lindner, K. Tahara, P. Spijker, J. A. Buitendijk, R. Pawlak, T. Meier, Y. Tobe, A. S. Foster, E. Meyer, Thermal Control of a Sequential On-Surface Transformation of a Hydrocarbon Molecule on Copper Surface, Nat. Commun.7, 12711 (2016).
  31. H. Cao, I. Destoop, K. Tahara, Y. Tobe, K. S. Mali, S. De Feyter, Complex Chiral Induction Processes at the Solution/Solid Interface, J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 17444-17453 (2016).
  32. S. Nobusue, Y. To be, Twisted Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon with a Cyclooctatetraene via Formal [4+4] Dimerization of Indenofluorene, Synlett27, 2140-2144 (2016).
  33. M. Suzuki, Z. Guo, K. Tahara, J. F. K. Kotyk, H. Nguyen, J. Gotoda, K. Iritani, Y. Rubin, Y. Tobe, Self-Assembled Dehydro[24]annulene Monolayers at the Liquid/Solid Interface: Towards On-Surface Synthesis of Tubular π-Conjugated Nanowires, Langmuir32, 5532-5541 (2016).
  34. D. Hibi, K. Kitabayashi, K. Fujita, T. Takeda, Y. Tobe, Diindenopyrenes: Extended 1,6- and 1,8-Pyrenoquinodimethanes with Weak Singlet Diradical Characters, J. Org. Chem.81, 3735-3743 (2016).
  35. Y. Fang, E. Ghijsens, O. Ivasenko, H. Cao, A. Noguchi, K. S. Mali, K. Tahara, Y. Tobe, S. De Feyter, Dynamic Control over Supramolecular Handedness by Selecting Chiral Induction Pathways at the Solution-Solid Interface, Nat. Chem., 8, 711-717 (2016).
  36. K. Tahara, K. Nakatani, K. Iritani, S. De Feyter, Y. Tobe, Periodic Functionalization of Surface-Confined Pores in a Two-Dimensional Porous Network Using a Tailored Molecular Building Block, ACS Nano10, 2113-2120 (2016).
  37. T. Inose, D. Tanaka, O. Ivasenko, K. Tahara, S. De Feyter, Y. Tobe, H. Tanaka, T. Ogawa, Co-Adsorption of TbIII-Porphyrin Double-Decker Single-Molecule Magnets in a Porous Molecular Network: Toward Controlled Alignment of Single-Molecule Magnets on a Carbon Surface, Chem. Lett., 45, 286-288 (2016).
  38. R. Umeda, M. Kimura, Y. Tobe, Y. Nishiyama, Synthesis and Photophysical Properties of 9,10-Bis(3-aryl-2-naphthyl)anthracenes, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 89, 110-112 (2016).
  39. K. Hirose, S. Okada, S. Umezaki, P. G. Young, Y. Tobe, Syntheses and Stimuli-Responsive Rocking Motions of a Rotaxane Bearing Different Stoppers, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A., 331, 184-189 (2016).
  40. Z. Guo, K. Tahara, K. Inukai, H. Takeda, M. Kouno, K. Iritani, Y. Tobe, Effect of Multiple Interactions on Face-On vs. Edge-On Configurations of Butadiyne-Bridged Octadehydrodibenzo[12]annulene Derivatives at the Liquid/Graphite Interface, J. Phys. Chem. C119, 15977-15981 (2015).
  41. K. Tahara, K. Kaneko, K. Katayama, S. Itano, C. H. Nguyen, D. Amorim, S. De Feyter, Y. Tobe, Formation of Multi-Component Star Structures at the Liquid/Solid Interface, Langmuir31, 7032-7040 (2015).
  42. K. Schouteden, T. Ivanova, Z. Li, V. Iancu, K. Tahara, Y. Tobe, J. Adisoejoso, S. De Feyter, C. Van Haesendonck, E. Janssens, Alkoxylated Dehydrobenzo[12]annulene on Au(111): From Single Molecules to Quantum Dot Molecular Networks, ChemCommun.51, 10917-10920 (2015).
  43. J. Greenwood, T. H. Phan, Y. Fujita, Z. Li, O. Ivasenko, W. Vanderlinden, H. van Gorp, W. Frederickx, G. Lu, K. Tahara, Y. Tobe, H. Uji-i, S. Mertens, S. De Feyter, Covalent Modification of Graphene and Graphite Using Diazonium Chemistry: Tunable Grafting and Nanomanipulation, ACS Nano9, 5520-5535 (2015).
  44. K. Tahara, J. Gotoda, C. N. Carroll, K. Hirose, S. De Feyter, Y. Tobe, Square Tiling by Square Macrocycles at Liquid/Solid Interface: Co-Crystallization with One- or Two-Dimensional Order, ChemEurJ.21, 6806-6816 (2015).
  45. E. Ghijsens, J. Adisoejoso, H. van Gorp, I. Destoop, A. Noguchi, O. Ivasenko, K. Tahara, M. Van der Auwaraer, Y. Tobe, S. De Feyter, On the Stability of Surface-Confined Nanoporous Molecular Networks, J. Chem. Phys.142, 101932 (2015).
  46. S.-L. Lee, J. Adisoejoso, Y. Fang, K. Tahara, Y. Tobe, K. S. Mali, S. De Feyter, Efficient Screening of 2D Molecular Polymorphs at the Solution–Solid Interface, Nanoscale7, 5344-5349 (2015).
  47. T. Tsuya, K. Iritani, K. Tahara, Y. Tobe, T. Iwanaga, S. Toyota, Chemistry of Anthracene–Acetylene Oligomers XXV: On-Surface Chirality of Self-Assembled Molecular Network of Fan-Blade-Shaped Anthracene-Acetylene Macrocycle with a Long Alkyl Chain, ChemEurJ., 21, 5520-5527 (2015).
  48. E. Ghijsens, H. Cao, A. Noguchi, O. Ivasenko, Y. Fang, K. Tahara, Y. Tobe, S. De Feyter, Towards Enantioselective Adsorption in Surface-Confined Nanoporous Systems, Chem. Commun.51, 4766-4769 (2015).
  49. S. Nobusue, H. Miyoshi, A. Shimizu, I. Hisaki, K. Fukuda, M. Nakano, Y. Tobe, Tetracyclopenta[def,jkl,pqr,vwx]tetraphenylene: A Potential Tetraradicaloid Hydrocarbon, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.54, 2090-2094 (2015).
  50. K. Cui, F. Schlütter, O. Ivasenko, M. Kivala, M. Schwab, S. F. L. Mertens, K. Tahara, Y. Tobe, K. Müllen, K. S. Mali, S. De Feyter, Multicomponent Self-Assembly with a Shape Persistent N-Heterotriangulene Macrocycle on Au(111), Chem. Eur. J.21, 1652-1659 (2015).
  51. A. Minoia, I. Destoop, E. Ghijsens, S. De Feyter, K. Tahara, Y. Tobe, R. Lazzaroni, Design of Efficient Sergeant Molecules for Chiral Induction in Nano-Porous Supramolecular Assemblies, RSC Adv., 5, 6642-6646 (2015).
Reviews
  1. K. Iritani, K. Tahara, S. De Feyter, Y. Tobe, Host-Guest Chemistry at Integrated Porous Space Formed by Molecular Self-Assembly at Liquid-Solid Interfaces, Langmuir 33, 4601-4618 (2017). (Invited Feature Article).
  2. Y. Tobe, K. Tahara, S. De Feyter, Adaptive Building Blocks Consisting of Rigid Triangular Core and Flexible Alkoxy Chains for Self-Assembly at Liquid/Solid Interfaces, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 891277-1306 (2016). (Award Account)
  3. H. Miyoshi, S. Nobusue, A. Shimizu, Y. Tobe, Y. Non-Alternant Non-Benzenoid Kekulenes: Birth of a New Kekulene Family, Chem. Soc. Rev.44, 6560-6577 (2015).
  4. Y. Tobe, Non-alternant Non-benzenoid Aromatic Compounds: Past, Present, and Future, Chem. Rec.15, 86-96 (2015).
Project Category Year Project Title Participator Job Title Period Unit
Research Projects 2021 Experimental Verification of Three-Dimensional Aromaticity Y. Tobe, Y. Ie, I. Hisaki PI 2018.07 ~ 2021.03 JSPS
Research Projects 2018 Creation of Innovative Organic Molecules with Novel Structures and Electronic Configurations Y. Tobe, K. Tahara, K. Hirose PI 2015.04 ~ 2018.03 JSPS
Research Projects 2016 Synthesis and Physical Properties of as-Indacene and Its Derivatives Y. Tobe PI 2015.04 ~ 2016.03 JSPS
Patent Title Patent Number Patent Country Authors
Surface Modified Carbon Materials and their Production Method Japan K. Tahara, Y. Tobe, T. Ishikawa, Y. Kubo, S. De Feyter, B. E. Hirsch, Z. Li
Country School Name Department Degree Duration
Japan Osaka University Department of Petroleum Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering Doctor of Engineering 1976.04 ~ 1979.03
Japan Osaka University Department of Petroleum Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering Master of Engineering 1974.04 ~ 1976.03
Japan Osaka University Department of Petroleum Chemistry, School of Engineering Bachelor 1970.04 ~ 1974.03
Organization Title Department Job Title Duration
National Chiao Tung University Department of Applied Chemistry Chair Professor 2018.10 ~ Up to today
Osaka University Professor Emeritus 2017.04 ~ Up to today
Osaka University The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research Guest Professor 2017.04 ~ Up to today
Osaka University Institute for Nanoscience Design Director 2015.04 ~ 2017.03
Osaka University Center of Solar Energy Chemistry Director 2014.04 ~ 2017.03
Osaka University Center of Science and Technology under Extreme Conditions Director 2012.05 ~ 2014.03
Osaka University Graduate School of Engineering Science Dean 2007.07 ~ 2011.07
Osaka University Trustee 2003.03 ~ 2007.07
Osaka University Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering Science Professor 1998.10 ~ 2017.03
Osaka University Department of Chemistry, School of Engineering Science Associate Professor 1992.04 ~ 1998.09
The University of Chicago Department of Chemistry Visiting Professor 1987.05 ~ 1988.03
Osaka University Department of Petroleum Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering Lecturer 1983.05 ~ 1992.03
Osaka University Department of Petroleum Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering Assistant Professor 1979.04 ~ 1983.06
Honor Category Year Award Name Awarding Unit
Awards and Honors 2019 The University of Oregon Creativity Award (Boeckelheide Award) University of Oregon
Awards and Honors 2018 The Society of Physical Organic Chemistry Japan Award The Society of Physical Organic Chemistry Japa
Awards and Honors 2017 The 2017 Nozoe Lecturer Award International Symposium on Novel Aromatic Compounds
Awards and Honors 2015 The 8th Peking University-Eli Lilly Lectureship on Frontier of Organic Chemistry Peking University
Awards and Honors 2015 The Chemical Society of Japan Award The Chemical Society of Japan
Awards and Honors 2014 Lectureship Award of Asian Core Program Asian Core Program
Awards and Honors 2013 Award of The Japanese Association for Organic Pi-Electron Systems The Japanese Association for Organic Pi-Electron Systems
Awards and Honors 2012 The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry Japan Awad The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry Japan
Awards and Honors 2008 Lectureship Award of Asian Core Program Asian Core Program
Awards and Honors 1999 Fellow The Royal Society of Chemistry
Awards and Honors 1985 Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists The Chemical Society of Japan