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Place of Birth Nagoya, Aichi
Title Professor
Belong to Dept. of Applied Chemistry
Applied Chemistry (graduate school)
School of General Education, Liberal Arts Education Program (Scientific Literacy)
Graduated Gifu University, Graduate School of Engineering
Degree Dr. of Engineering (Gifu University)
Field of Study Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Research, Studies Synthesis and Structure of Main Group Element Compounds

Academic Papers, Critique

Synthesis, Structures and Ab Initio Studies of Selenium and Tellurium Bis(carbodithioates and carbothioates), Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 8156-8169.

Reaction of 2-(Aminomethyl)pyridine with Selenium Dioxide: Synthesis and Structure of Selenium Bridged Imidazo[1,5-a]pyridine Derivatives, Chem. Lett., 2011, 40, 449-451.

Te-1-Acylmethyl and Te-1-Iminoalkyl Telluroesters: Synthesis and Thermolysis Leading to 1,3-Diketones and O-Alkenyl and O-Imino Esters, Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon and the Related Elements, 2010, 185, 930-946.

Generation of Selenonium Ylides from Selenonium Salts by Electrochemical Reduction and their Reactions, Electrochemistry, 2009, 77, 801–807.

Diaroyl Tellurides: Synthesis, Structure and NBO Analysis of (2-MeOC6H4CO)2Te – Comparison with Its Sulfur and Selenium Isologues. The First Observation of [MgBr][R(C=Te)O] Salts, Molecules, 2009, 14, 2555–2572.

Catalytic Addition-Elimination Reactions Towards Butenolides, Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon and the Related Elements, 2008, 183, 1026–1035.

One-pot Synthesis of Indolizine Derivative and Its Application as Multi-dentate Ligand, Heterocycles, 2008, 75, 297-304.

Catalytic Use of Selenium Electrophiles in Cyclizations, Organic Letters, 2007, 9, 3169-3171.

Electrochemical Generation and Catalytic Use of Selenium Electrophiles, Synlett, 2006, 251-254.

A Bowl-Shaped Phosphine as a Ligand in Rhodium-Catalyzed Hydrosilylation: Rate Enhancement by a Mono(phosphine) Rhodium Species, Organometallics, 2005, 24, 3468-3475.

Chalcogenocarboxylic Acids, Topics in Current Chemistry, 2005, 251, 1-12.

Group 1–17 Element (Except Carbon) Derivatives of Thio-, Seleno- and Telluro-Carboxylic Acids, Topics in Current Chemistry, 2005, 251, 13-85.


Teijin Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan (2003)

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