39. [Perspective]

"Metal–Organic Frameworks for Macromolecular Recognition and Separation"

Nobuhiko Hosono,* Takashi Uemura*

Matter 2020, 3, 652–663. [Link]

38. [Award Account]

"Design of Porous Coordination Materials with Dynamic Properties"

Nobuhiko Hosono*

Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2020, in press. [Link]


"Unimolecularly Thick Monosheets of Vinyl Polymers Fabricated in Metal–Organic Frameworks"

Nobuhiko Hosono, Shuto Mochizuki, Yuki Hayashi, Takashi Uemura*

Nature Commun. 2020, 11, 3573. [Link]

36. [Minireview]

"Chemistry of Soft Porous Crystals – Structural Dynamics and Gas Adsorption Properties"

Simon Krause,* Nobuhiko Hosono, Susumu Kitagawa*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 15325–15341. [Link]


"Structural Deformation Energy Modulation Strategy in a Soft Porous Coordination Polymer with Interpenetrated Framework"

Yifan Gu, Jia-Jia Zheng, Ken-ichi Otake, Kunihisa Sugimoto, Nobuhiko Hosono, Shigeyoshi Sakaki, Fengting Li,* Susumu Kitagawa*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 15517– 15521 [Link]


"Recognition of Polymer Terminus by Metal–Organic Frameworks Enabling Chromatographic Separation of Polymers"

Nagi Mizutani, Nobuhiko Hosono, Benjamin Le Ouay, Takashi Kitao, Ryoichirou Matsuura, Takuya Kubo, Takashi Uemura*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 3701–3705. [Link]


"Observation of an Exotic State of Water in the Hydrophilic Nanospace of Porous Coordination Polymers"

Tomoaki Ichii,* Takashi Arikawa, Kenichiro Omoto, Nobuhiko Hosono, Hiroshi Sato, Susumu Kitagawa, Koichiro Tanaka*

Commun. Chem. 2020, 3, 16. [Link]


"Pseudo Gated Adsorption with Negligible Volume Change Evoked by Halogen Bond Interaction in the Nanospace of MOFs"

Prakash Kanoo, Ryotaro Matsuda,* Hiroshi Sato, Liangchun Li, Nobuhiko Hosono, Susumu Kitagawa

Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 26, 2148–2153. [Link]


"Carbon Dioxide Capture and Efficient Fixation in a Dynamic Porous Coordination Polymer"

Pengyan Wu, Yang Li, Jia-Jia Zheng, Nobuhiko Hosono, Jian Wang,* Ken-ichi Otake, Yanhong Liu, Lingling Xia, Min Jiang, Shigeyoshi Sakaki, Susumu Kitagawa*

Nature Commun. 2019, 10, 4362. [Link] (Editor's Choice [Link])


"Microwave-Assisted Hydrothermal Synthesis of [Al(OH)(1,4-NDC)] Membranes with Superior Separation Performances"

Yi Liu,* Akihiro Hori, Shinpei Kusaka, Nobuhiko Hosono, Mingrun Li, Ang Guo, Dongying Du, Yanshuo Li, Weishen Yang, Yunsheng Ma, Ryotaro Matsuda*

Chem. Asian J. 2019, 14, 2072–2076. [Link] (Highlighted in "Hot Topic : Membranes")


"Bottom-Up Synthesis of Defect-Free Mixed-Matrix Membranes by Using Polymer-Grafted Metal–Organic Polyhedra"

Nobuhiko Hosono,* Wenbo Guo, Kenichiro Omoto, Hidetaka Yamada, Susumu Kitagawa*

Chem. Lett. 2019, 48, 597–600. [Link] (Editor's Choice, Selected as "Cover Art")


"Design and Control of Gas Diffusion Process in a Nanoporous Soft Crystal"

Cheng Gu, Nobuhiko Hosono,* Jia-Jia Zheng, Yohei Sato, Shinpei Kusaka, Shigeyoshi Sakaki, Susumu Kitagawa*

Science 2019, 363, 387–391. [Link]


"Highly Responsive Nature of Porous Coordination Polymer Surfaces Imaged by in situ Atomic Force Microscopy"

Nobuhiko Hosono,* Aya Terashima, Shinpei Kusaka, Ryotaro Matsuda, Susumu Kitagawa*

Nature Chem. 2019, 11, 109–116. [Link] (Selected as "Cover Art")


"Modular Self-Assembly and Dynamics in Coordination Star Polymer Glasses: New Media for Ion Transport"

Sanjog S. Nagarkar, Masahiko Tsujimoto, Susumu Kitagawa,* Nobuhiko Hosono,* Satoshi Horike*

Chem. Mater. 2018, 30, 8555–8561. [Link]

25. [Account]

"Modular Design of Porous Soft Materials via Self-Organization of Metal–Organic Cages"

Nobuhiko Hosono,* Susumu Kitagawa*

Acc. Chem. Res. 2018, 51, 2437–2446. [Link]


"Paraffinic Metal–Organic Polyhedrons: Solution-Processable Porous Modules Exhibiting Three-Dimensional Molecular Order"

Kenichiro Omoto, Nobuhiko Hosono,* Mika Gochomori, Susumu Kitagawa*

Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 7290–7293. [Link] (Selected as "Cover Art")


"Atomic Force Microscopy Study of the Influence of the Synthesis Conditions on the Single‐Crystal Surface of Interdigitated Metal‐Organic Frameworks"

Yoshinobu Kamakura, Nobuhiko Hosono, Aya Terashima, Susumu Kitagawa, Hirofumi Yoshikawa, Daisuke Tanaka*

ChemPhysChem 2018, 19, 2134–2138. [Link] (Selected as "Cover Art")


"Anisotropic Convergence of Dendritic Macromolecules Facilitated by a Heteroleptic Metal-Organic Polyhedron Scaffold"

Kenichiro Omoto, Nobuhiko Hosono,* Mika Gochomori, Ken Albrecht, Kimihisa Yamamoto, Susumu Kitagawa*

Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 5209–5212. [Link]


"Reversible Switching Between Highly Porous and Non-Porous Phases of an Interpenetrated Diamondoid Coordination Network that Exhibits Gate-Opening at Methane Storage Pressures"

Qing-Yuan Yang, Prem Lama, Susan Sen, Matteo Lusi, Kai-Jie Chen, Wen-Yang Gao, Mohana Shivanna, Tony Pham, Nobuhiko Hosono, Shinpei Kusaka, John J. Perry IV, Shengqian Ma, Brian Space, Leonard J. Barbour, Susumu Kitagawa, Michael J. Zaworotko*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 5684–5689. [Link]


"Readily Accessible Shape-Memory Effect in a Porous Interpenetrated Coordination Network"

Mohana Shivanna, Qing-Yuan Yang, Susan Sen, Alankriti Bajpai, Nobuhiko Hosono, Shinpei Kusaka, Tony Pham, Katherine A. Forrest, Brian Space, Susumu Kitagawa,* Michael J. Zaworotko*

Sci. Adv. 2018, 4, eaaq1636. [Link]


"Finely Controlled Stepwise Engineering of Pore Environments and Mechanistic Elucidation to a Water-Stable, Flexible 2D Porous Coordination Polymers"

Haijun Wang, Haifei Cao, Jia-jia Zheng, Simon Mathew, Nobuhiko Hosono, Bihang Zhou, Hongliang Lyu, Shinpei Kusaka, Wanqin Jin, Susumu Kitagawa, Jingui Duan*

Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 6412–6417. [Link]


"Efficient CO2 Removal for Ultra-Pure CO Production by Two Hybrid Ultramicroporous Materials"

Kai-Jie Chen, Qing-Yuan Yang, Susan Sen, David G. Madden, Amrit Kumar, Tony Pham, Katherine A. Forrest, Nobuhiko Hosono, Brian Space, Susumu Kitagawa, Michael J. Zaworotko*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 3332–3336. [Link]


"Cooperative Bond Scission in a Soft Porous Crystal Enables Discriminatory Gate Opening for Ethylene over Ethane"

Susan Sen, Nobuhiko Hosono,* Jia-Jia Zheng, Shinpei Kusaka, Ryotaro Matsuda, Shigeyoshi Sakaki, Susumu Kitagawa*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 18313–18321. [Link] (Selected as "Cover Art")


"Fine-Tuning Optimal Porous Coordination Polymers by Functional Alkyl Groups for CH4 Purification"

Fujun Cheng, Qianqian Li, Jingui Duan,* Nobuhiko Hosono, Shin-ichiro Noro, Rajamani Krishna, Hongliang Lyu, Shinpei Kusaka, Wanqin Jin, Susumu Kitagawa*

J. Mater. Chem. A 2017, 5, 17874–17880. [Link]


"Anisotropic Coordination Star Polymers Realized by Self-Sorting Core Modulation"

Nobuhiko Hosono,* Kenichiro Omoto, Susumu Kitagawa*

Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 8180–8183. [Link]


"Development of a Porous Coordination Polymer with a High Gas Capacity Using a Thiophene-Based Bent Tetracarboxylate Ligand"

Fei Wang, Shinpei Kusaka, Yuh Hijikata, Nobuhiko Hosono, Susumu Kitagawa*

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 9, 33455–33460. [Link]


"Metal–Organic Polyhedral Core as a Versatile Scaffold for Divergent and Convergent Star Polymer Synthesis"

Nobuhiko Hosono,* Mika Gochomori, Ryotaro Matsuda, Hiroshi Sato, Susumu Kitagawa*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 6525–6531. [Link]


"Forced Unfolding of Single-Chain Polymeric Nanoparticles"

Nobuhiko Hosono, Aaron M. Kushner, Jaeyoon Chung, Anja R. A. Palmans, Zhibin Guan,* E. W. Meijer*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 6880–6888. [Link] (Highlighted in Nature Chemistry 2015, July)


"'Soldier–Sergeant–Soldier' Triblock Copolymers: Revealing the Folded Structure of Single-Chain Polymeric Nanoparticles"

Nobuhiko Hosono, Anja R. A. Palmans,* E. W. Meijer*

Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 7990–7993. [Link]


"Consequences of Block Sequence on the Orthogonal Folding of Triblock Copolymers"

Nobuhiko Hosono, Patrick J. M. Stals, Anja R. A. Palmans,* E. W. Meijer*

Chem. Asian J. 2014, 9, 1099–1107. [Link]


"The Effect of Pendant Benzene-1,3,5-tricarboxamides in the Middle Block of ABA Triblock Copolymers: Synthesis and Mechanical Properties"

Nobuhiko Hosono, Louis M. Pitet, Anja R. A. Palmans,* E. W. Meijer*

Polym. Chem. 2014, 5, 1463–1470. [Link]


"Photochemical Reaction in Azobenzene-Containing Rigid Poly(amide acid) Networks"

Daichi Kusano, Ryota Ohshima, Nobuhiko Hosono,* Kenro Totani, Toshiyuki Watanabe*

Polymer 2014, 55, 5648–5655. [Link]


"Rigid Polyimide Networks End-linked with Tri- and Tetra-armed Crosslinkers"

Naoki Yoshihara, Nobuhiko Hosono,* Ryota Ohshima, Kenro Totani, Toshiyuki Watanabe*

Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2014, 215, 988–997. [Link] (Selected as "Cover Art")


"Hinge-Linked Polymer Gels: a Rigid Network Cross-Linked with a Rotatable Tetrasubstituted Ferrocene"

Nobuhiko Hosono,* Naoki Yoshihara, Yoshihiko Murakami, Toshiyuki Watanabe*

Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2013, 214, 1356–1362. [Link] (Selected as "Cover Art")


"Photoinduced Deformation of Rigid Azobenzene-Containing Polymer Networks"

Nobuhiko Hosono,* Mayumi Yoshikawa, Hidemitsu Furukawa, Kenro Totani, Kyoko Yamada, Toshiyuki Watanabe,* Kazuyuki Horie

Macromolecules 2013, 46, 1017–1026. [Link]


"Orthogonal Self-Assembly in Folding Block Copolymers"

Nobuhiko Hosono, Martijn A. J. Gillissen, Yuanchao Li, Sergei S. Sheiko, Anja R. A. Palmans,* E. W. Meijer*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 501–510. [Link] (Selected as "Highly Cited Paper" (in the top 1%) as of Jan./Feb 2015, Thomson Reuters)


"Large-Area Three-Dimensional Molecular Ordering of a Polymer Brush by One-Step Processing"

Nobuhiko Hosono, Takashi Kajitani, Takanori Fukushima,* Kazuki Ito, Sono Sasaki, Masaki Takata, Takuzo Aida*

Science 2010, 330, 808–811. [Link]


"Photochemical Control of Network Structure in Gels and Photo-Induced Changes in Their Viscoelastic Properties"

Nobuhiko Hosono, Hidemitsu Furukawa, Yuichi Masubuchi, Toshiyuki Watanabe,* Kazuyuki Horie

Colloid Surf. B 2007, 56, 285–289. [Link]


"A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study on Polymer Networks of End-Linked Flexible or Rigid Chains"

Nobuhiko Hosono, Yuichi Masubuchi, Hidemitsu Furukawa, Toshiyuki Watanabe*

J. Chem. Phys. 2007, 127, 164905(1)–164905(9). [Link]

Japanese Review:



細野 暢彦 (HOSONO, Nobuhiko)

高分子 (High Polymer) 2020, 69, 392–393 [in Japanese]

9. [Award Account]


細野 暢彦 (HOSONO, Nobuhiko)

Bull. Jpn. Soc. Coord. Chem. (錯体化学会誌) 2020, 75, 42–50. [in Japanese]



細野 暢彦, 北川 進 (HOSONO, Nobuhiko; KITAGAWA, Susumu)

化学と教育 2020, 68, 188–191. [in Japanese]



細野 暢彦, 北川 進 (HOSONO, Nobuhiko; KITAGAWA, Susumu)

機能材料 2020, 40, 38–45. [in Japanese]



細野 暢彦 (HOSONO, Nobuhiko)

化学工業 2019, 70, 283–289. [in Japanese]


"機械仕掛けの多孔性材料 –炭化水素を識別し開孔するPCP/MOFの設計とメカニズム–"

細野 暢彦 (HOSONO, Nobuhiko)

ペトロテック (PETROTECH) 2018, 41, 455–459. [in Japanese]



細野 暢彦 (HOSONO, Nobuhiko)

マテリアルステージ (Material Stage) 2017, 17 (5), 47–50. [in Japanese]



細野 暢彦 (HOSONO, Nobuhiko), 日下 心平 (KUSAKA, Shinpei), 松田 亮太郎 (MATSUDA, Ryotaro )

膜 (Membrane) 2016, 41 (5), 160–164. [in Japanese]


"光で曲がる不思議なフィルム― 界面情報を読みだすポリマーブラシの新機能"

細野 暢彦 (HOSONO, Nobuhiko), 福島 孝典 (FUKUSHIMA, Takanori), 相田 卓三 (AIDA, Takuzo)

化学 (Chemistry) 2011, 66 (5), 28–32. [in Japanese]



細野 暢彦 (HOSONO, Nobuhiko), 堀江 一之 (HORIE, Kazuyuki)

高分子 (High Polymer) 2007, 56, 493–496. [in Japanese]

Book Chapter:


"原子間力顕微鏡による動的 PCP/MOF 表面の直接観察"

細野 暢彦 (HOSONO, Nobuhiko)

(株)技術情報協会 「PCP/MOFおよび各種多孔質材料の作り方,使い方,評価解析」 [in Japanese]