Journal Covers


  1. R. Kawasaki*, H. Hirano, K. Yamana, A. Oshige, K. Nishimura, N. Kono, Y. Sanada, K. Bando, A. Tabata, N. Yasukawa, H. Azuma, T. Takata, Y. Sakurai, H. Tanaka, M. Suzuki, N. Tarutani, K. Katagiri, T. Nagasaki, A. Ikeda,
    “Phospholipid-Coated Boronic Oxide Nanoparticles as a Boron Agent for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy”,
    ChemBioChem, 2023, e202300186.
    DOI: 10.1002/cbic.202300186
  2. R. Kawasaki*, H. Hirano, K. Yamana, H. Isozaki, S. Kawamura, Y. Sanada, K. Bando, A. Tabata, K. Yoshikawa, H. Azuma, T. Takata, H. Tanaka, Y. Sakurai, M. Suzuki, N. Tarutani, K. Katagiri, S. Sawada, Y. Sasaki, K. Akiyoshi, T. Nagasaki, A. Ikeda*,
    “Carborane Bearing Pullulan Nanogel-Boron Oxide Nanoparticle Hybrid for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy”,
    Nanomedicine, 2023, 49, 102659.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.nano.2023.102659
  3. S. Koyasu, H. Makino, N. Tarutani, T. S. Suzuki, T. Uchikoshi, T. Ishigaki*,
    “Preparation of Oriented ZnO Rod Arrays Using Hexagonal Plate-Like Particles as a Seed Layer”,
    Langmuir, 2023, 39, 487–494. (Supplementary Cover)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.2c02734
    Repository (accepted version)
  4. N. Tarutani*, S. Kimura, T. Sakata, K. Suzuki, K. Katagiri, K. Inumaru,
    “Metal Hydroxide Salt Monolayer Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Redox Characterization, and Electrochemical Catalytic Performance”,
    ACS Mater. Lett., 2022, 4, 1430−1435. (Supplementary Cover)
    DOI: 10.1021/acsmaterialslett.2c00411
    Repository (accepted version)
  5. T. Yamanaka, N. Tarutani, K. Katagiri*, K. Inumaru, Y. Takeoka, T. Masui,
    “High Heat Resistance of the Structural Coloration of Colloidal Arrays with Inorganic Black Additives”,
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces2022, 14, 29324−29330.
    DOI: 10.1021/acsami.2c08649
    Repository (accepted version)
  6. N. Tarutani*, K. Kawaguchi, K. Katagiri, K. Inumaru,
    “Effects of Electrophoretic Deposition Conditions on the Formation of Colloidal Crystalline/Amorphous Arrays of SiO2 Particles”,
    J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol., 2022, 104, 456463.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10971-022-05846-5
    Repository (accepted version)
  7. T. Sakata, S. Urushidani, N. Tarutani, K. Katagiri*, K. Inumaru, K. Koyama, N. Iwata, Y. Masubuchi,
    “Non-Ammonolysis Synthesis and Characterisation of Environmentally Benign Yellow Pigments Based on Calcium–Tantalum Perovskite Oxynitrides”,
    Mater. Adv., 2022, 3, 4899−4907. (Open Access)
    DOI: 10.1039/D2MA00378C
  8. N. Tarutani, R. Uesugi, K. Uemura, K. Katagiri*, K. Inumaru, Y. Takeoka,
    “Understanding the Electrophoretic Deposition Accompanied by Electrochemical Reactions Toward Structurally Colored Bilayer Films”,
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces2022, 14, 23653–23659. (Supplementary Cover)
    DOI: 10.1021/acsami.2c04635
    Repository (accepted version)
  9. T. Sakata, R. Yoshiyuki, S. Urushidani, N. Tarutani, K. Katagiri*, Kei Inumaru,
    “Ammonia-Free Synthesis and Color Tuning of Oxynitride Perovskite SrTaO2N-SrTiO3 Solid Solution by Using Alkoxide-Derived Ta-Ti Binary Oxide Gel Precursors”,
    J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol., 2022, 104, 685−693.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10971-022-05801-4
  10. R. Kawasaki, K. Kondo, R. Miura*, K. Yamana, H Isozaki, R. Shimada, S. Kawamura, H. Hirano, T. Nishimura, N. Tarutani, K. Katagiri, A. Stubelius, S. Sawada, Y. Sasaki, K. Akiyoshi, A. Ikeda*,
    “Theranostic Agent Combining Fullerene Nanocrystals and Gold Nanoparticles for Photoacoustic Imaging and Photothermal Therapy”,
    Int. J. Mol. Sci., 2022, 23, 4686. (Cover)
    DOI: 10.3390/ijms23094686
  11. N. Tarutani*, Y. Honda, R. Hamakawa, T. Uchikoshi, T. Ishigaki*,
    “Shell-Thickness Control of Hollow SiO2 Nanoparticles Through Post-Treatment Using Sol−Gel Technique Toward Efficient Water Confinement”,
    Colloids Surf., A, 2021, 629, 127501.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2021.127501
    Repository (accepted version)
  12. N. Tarutani*, R. Kato, T. Uchikoshi, T. Ishigaki*,
    “Spontaneously Formed Gradient Chemical Compositional Structures of Niobium Doped Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles Enhance Ultraviolet- And Visible-Light Photocatalytic Performance”,
    Sci. Rep., 2021, 11, 15236. (Open Access)
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-94512-x
    プレスリリース (広島大学) プレスリリース (法政大学) 
  13. N. Tarutani*, R. Sato, W. Yamazaki, K. Katagiri, K. Inumaru, T. Ishigaki,
    “Interconnection of Organic–Inorganic Hybrid Nano-Building Blocks Towards Thermally Robust Mesoporous Structures”,
    Nanoscale, 2021, 13, 11446–11454. (Open Access)
    DOI: 10.1039/D0NR08689D
  14. N. Tarutani*, K. Katagiri, K. Inumaru, T. Ishigaki,
    “Size Effect of Hydroxide Nano-Building Blocks and Nonionic Block Co-Polymer Templates on the Formation of Ordered Mesoporous Structures”,
    J. Phys. Chem. B, 2021, 125, 4883–4889. (Supplementary Cover)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.1c00713
    Repository (accepted version)
  15. T. Sakata, R. Yoshiyuki, R. Okada, S. Urushidani, N. Tarutani, K. Katagiri*, K. Inumaru, K. Koyama, Y. Masubuchi,
    “Environmentally Benign Synthesis and Color Tuning of Strontium–Tantalum Perovskite Oxynitride and Its Solid Solutions”,
    Inorg. Chem., 2021, 60, 4852–4859. (Supplementary Cover)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c03758
    Repository (accepted version)
    プレスリリース (広島大学) プレスリリース (北海道大学) 
  16. N. Tarutani*, M. Hashimoto, T. Ishigaki,
    “Organic–Inorganic Hybrid Nanocrystal-based Cryogels with Size-Controlled Mesopores and Macropores”,
    Langmuir, 2021, 37, 2884–2890. (Supplementary Cover)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c03112
    Repository (accepted version)
  17. K. Katagiri*, K. Uemura, R. Uesugi, N. Tarutani, K. Inumaru, T. Uchikoshi, T. Seki, Y. Takeoka,
    “Robust Structurally Colored Coatings Composed of Colloidal Arrays Prepared by the Cathodic Electrophoretic Deposition Method with Metal Cation Additives”,
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces2020, 12, 40768−40777.
    DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c10588
    Repository (accepted version)
    プレスリリース (広島大学) プレスリリース (名古屋大学) 日刊工業新聞 中国新聞 読売新聞
  18. T. Ishigaki*, Y. Nakada, N. Tarutani, T. Uchikoshi, Y. Tsujimoto, M. Isobe, H. Ogata, C. Zhang, H. Dong,
    “Enhanced Visible Light Photocatalytic Activity of Anatase-Rutile Mixed-Phase Nano-Size Powder Given by High-Temperature Heat Treatment”,
    R. Soc. Open Sci., 2020, 7, 191539. (Open Access)
    DOI: 10.1098/rsos.191539
  19. N. Tarutani, Y. Tokudome*, M. Jobbágy, G. J. A. A. Soler-Illia*, M. Takahashi,
    “Microparticles With Hetero-Nanointerfaces: Controlled Assembly of Cobalt Hydroxide and Nickel Hydroxide Nanoclusters Towards Improved Electrochemical Functions”,
    J. Mater. Chem. A, 2019, 7, 25290−25296. (Inside Front Cover)
    DOI: 10.1039/C9TA07141E
    Repository (accepted version)
  20. N. Tarutani, Y. Tokudome*, M. Jobbágy, G. J. A. A. Soler-Illia, M. Takahashi,
    “Mesoporous Microspheres of Nickel-Based Layered Hydroxides by Aerosol-Assisted Self-Assembly Using Crystalline Nano-Building Blocks”,
    J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol., 2019, 89, 216−224.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10971-018-4810-z
    Repository (accepted version)
  21. N. Tarutani, Y. Tokudome*, M. Jobbágy, G. J. A. A. Soler-Illia*, Q. Tang*, M. Müller, M. Takahashi,
    “Highly Ordered Mesoporous Hydroxide Thin Films through Self-Assembly of Size-Tailored Nanobuilding Blocks: A Theoretical-Experimental Approach”,
    Chem. Mater., 2019, 31, 322−330. (Supplementary Cover)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b03082
    Repository (accepted version)
  22. N. Tarutani, Y. Tokudome*, M. Jobbágy, F. A. Viva, G. J. A. A. Soler-Illia, M. Takahashi,
    “Single-Nanometer-Sized Low-Valence Metal Hydroxide Crystals: Synthesis via Epoxide-Mediated Alkalinization and Assembly Toward Functional Mesoporous Materials”,
    Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 5606−5610.
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b02510
    Repository (accepted version)
  23. Y. Tokudome*, M. Fukui, N. Tarutani, S. Nishimura, V. Prevot, C. Forano, G. Poologasundarampillai, P. D. Lee, M. Takahashi,
    “High-Density Protein Loading on Hierarchically Porous Layered Double Hydroxide Composites With a Rational Mesostructure”,
    Langmuir, 2016, 32, 8826−8833. (Open Access)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b01925
    Repository (accepted version)
  24. Y. Tokudome*, T. Morimoto, N. Tarutani, P. D. Vaz, C. D. Nunes, V. Prevot, G. B. G. Stenning, M. Takahashi,
    “Layered Double Hydroxide Nanoclusters: Aqueous, Concentrated, Stable, and Catalytically Active Colloids Toward Green Chemistry”,
    ACS Nano, 2016, 10, 5550−5559.
    DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b02110
    Repository (accepted version)
    プレスリリース Chem-station
  25. N. Tarutani, Y. Tokudome*, M. Fukui, K. Nakanishi, M. Takahashi,
    “Fabrication of Hierarchically Porous Monolithic Layered Double Hydroxide Composites With Tunable Microcages for Effective Oxyanion Adsorption”,
    RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 57187−57192.
    DOI: 10.1039/C5RA05942A
    Repository (accepted version)
  26. N. Tarutani, Y. Tokudome*, K. Nakanishi, M. Takahashi,
    “Layered Double Hydroxide Composite Monoliths with Three-Dimensional Hierarchical Channels: Structural Control and Adsorption Behavior”,
    RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 16075−16080.
    DOI: 10.1039/C4RA00873A
    Repository (accepted version)
  27. M. Kimura, N. Tarutani, M. Takahashi, S. Karna, A. Neogi, R. Shimada*,
    “Enhanced Photoluminescence Emission From Anthracene-Doped Polyphenylsiloxane Glass”,
    Opt. Lett., 2013, 38, 5224−5227.
    DOI: 10.1364/OL.38.005224
  28. Y. Tokudome*, N. Tarutani, K. Nakanishi, M. Takahashi,
    “Layered Double Hydroxide (LDH)-Based Monolith with Interconnected Hierarchical Channels: Enhanced Sorption Affinity for Anionic Species”,
    J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013, 1, 7702−7708.
    DOI: 10.1039/C3TA11110E
    Repository (accepted version)


  1. K. Katagiri, T. Sakata, N. Tarutani, Y. Masubuchi, “固体窒素源を利用した安全・サステナブルな金属酸窒化物合成法の開発”, Fine Ceramics Report, 2022, 40, 77−81.
  2. N. Tarutani, “Synthesis, Structuration, and Electrochemical Catalytic Performance of Metal Hydroxide Salt Nanoparticles”, Shokubai, 2022, 64, 249−252.
  3. N. Tarutani, T. Sakata, K. Katagiri, “Preparation of Coating Films of Colloidal Arrays via Electrophoretic Deposition and Their Applications as Structurally Colored Materials”, Journal of Japan Coating Technology Association, 2021, 56, 60−70.
  4. N. Tarutani, “層状水酸化物ナノ結晶からなる構造体の機能”, LPM Lett., 2020, 22, 8−10.
  5. N. Tarutani, “Synthesis of layered metal hydroxide-based porous materials toward improved functionalities”, J. Soc. Inorg. Mater., Jpn., 2018, 25, 151−155.