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Kenta Goto Last modified date:2019.06.28

Assistant Professor / Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Sciences
Department of Applied Molecular Chemistry
Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering

Graduate School
Undergraduate School

Academic Degree
Dr. Sci.
Field of Specialization
Organic Chemistry
Research Interests
  • Photo induced mechanical effect of aromatic diimide having alkyl amino side chains
    keyword : Photochemistry; Aromatic diimide; mechanical effect
  • Supramolecular chemistry of 4,6-substituted pyrimidine
    keyword : self-organization; self-assembly; hydrogen bond; bi-stability; non-linear phenomena
Academic Activities
1. Motonori Watanabe, Yuan Jay Chang, Shun-Wei Liu, Ting-Han Chao, Kenta Goto, Md. Minarul Islam, Chih-Hsien Yuan, Yu-Tai Tao, Teruo Shinmyozu and Tahsin J. Chow, The synthesis, crystal structure and charge-transport properties of hexacene, Nature Chemistry, doi:10.1038/nchem.1381, Vol. 4, 574-578., 2012.06, [URL].
2. Kenta Goto, Yuji Miyahara, and Teruo Shinmyozu, A Spherical Molecular Assembly Formed by the Interplay of Hydrophobic and Hydrogen Bonding Interactions. Formation of a Hexameric Ball, Tetrahedron Letters,, 51, 5, 832-835, 2010.01, [URL].
3. Kenta Goto, Rieko Omae, Minoru Yamaji, Teruo Shinmyozu, J-type aggregation of a simple merocyanine skeleton: Spectral features and structure of 4-amino-6-oxopyrimidine, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 194, 92-96., 2008.01, [URL].
4. Kenta Goto and Teruo Shinmyozu, Regulated Formation of 2D Water Layers with Alternating Six-membered Quasi-planar and Chair Cluster Units by 1D Supramolecular Chain, Chemistry Letters, 36, 1100-1101., 2007.09.
5. Y. Miyahara, K. Goto, M. Oka, and T. Inazu., Remarkably Facile Ring-Size Control in Macrocyclization: Synthesis of Hemicucurbit[6]uril and Hemicucurbit[12]uril, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 10.1002/anie.200460764, 43, 38, 5019-5022, 43(38), 5019-5022, 2004.01.
1. Kenta GOTO, Photomechanical effect of naphthalene diimides having alkylamino side chains , International Symposium on New Development of Physical Organic Chemistry: Construction of Chemical Principles Determining Structures, Reactions, and Properties FUJIHARA Seminar-70, 2016.04.
2. Kenta GOTO, Photomechanical effect of naphthalene diimides having alkylamino side chains , Pure and Applied Chemistry International Conference 2016, 2016.02.
3. Kenta Goto, Photomechanical effect of naphthalene diimides having alkylamino side chains , 2016.10.
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan
  • The Chemical Society of Japan
Other Educational Activities
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  • 2010.10.