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1) J. Kim, J. Y. Koo, H. Yu, T. Kojima, Y. Yakiyama, H. Ohtsu, J. H. Oh and M. Kawano "Structural Investigation of Chemiresistive Sensing Mechanism in Redox-Active Porous Coordination Network", - Inorg. Chem., 2017, accepted

2 )H. Ohtsu, M. Kawano, "Kinetic assembly of coordination networks", Chem. Commun. 2017, accepted, DOI: 10.1039/C7CC04277A.

3) X. Shang, I. Song, H. Ohtsu, Y. H. Lee, T. Zhao, T. Kojima, J. H. Jung, M. Kawano, J. H. Oh, “Supramolecular Nanostructures of Chiral Perylene Diimides with Amplified Chirality for High-Performance Chiroptical Sensing”, Adv. Mater. 2017, 29, 1605828. 
4) T. Yoshida, G. Cosquer, D. C. Izuogu, H. Ohtsu, M. Kawano, Y. -H. Lan, W. Wernsdorfer, H. Nojiri, B. K. Breedlove, M. Yamashita, “Field-Induced Slow Magnetic Relaxation of Gd(III) Complex with Pt-Gd Heterometallic Bond”, Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 4551-4556. 
5) H. Ohtsu, T. D. Bennett, T. Kojima, D. A. Keen, Y. Niwa, M. Kawano, "Amorphous-amorphous transition in a porous coordination polymer", Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 7060-7063. 


1) J. Y. Koo, Y. Yakiyama, G. R. Lee, J. Lee, H. Choi, Y. Morita, M. Kawano, "Selective Formation of Conductive Network by Radical-Induced Oxidation". J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 1776–1779.

2) G. R. Lee, H. Ohtsu, J. Y. Koo, Y. Yakiyama, M. J. Park, D. Inoue, D.Hashizume, M. Kawano, "Crystallinity-dependence of ionic conductivity in ion pairs of multi-interactive anion" Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 3962-3965.

3) H.Ohtsu, M. Kawano, “Br2 induced oxidative pore modification of a porous coordination network”, Dalton. Trans., 2016, 45, 489-493.

4) Z. –Y. Li#, H. Ohtsu#, T. Kojima, T. Yoshida, B. K. Breedlove, J. –W. Dai, W. –X. Zhang, H. Iguchi, S. Kenegawa, O. Sato, M. Kawano, M. Yamashita, “Direct Observation of Ordered [4HS-2LS] and [2HS-4LS] Intermediate States of an Iron(III) Three-Step Spin-Crossover Complex”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201511281R1 (#: contributed equally)

5) T. Yoshida, S. Takaishi, H. Iguchi, H. Okamoto, H. Tanaka, S. Kuroda, Y. Hosomi, S. Yoshida, H. Shigekawa, T. Kojima, H. 

Ohtsu, M. Kawano, B. K. Breedlove, L. Guerin, M. Yamashita “Optically Visible Phase Separation between Mott-Hubbard and 

Charge-Density-Wave Domains in a Pd-Br Chain Complex”, ChemistrySelect, 2016, DOI: 10.1002/slct.201600065

6) W. Choi, H. Ohtsu, Y. Matsushita, M. Kawano, "Safe P4 reagent in a reusable porous coordination network", Dalton. Trans.,

2016, 45, 6357–6360

7) H. Kitagawa, H. Ohtsu, A. J. Cruz-Cabeza, M. Kawano, “Isolation and Evolution of Labile Sulphur Allotropes via Kinetic 

Encapsulation in Interactive Porous Networks”, IUCrJ, 2016, accepted.

8) K. Igawa, N. Yoshinari, M. Okumura, H. Ohtsu, M. Kawano, T. Konno, “Crystalline-Amorphous-Crystalline Transformation in a Highly Brilliant Luminescent System with Trigonal-Planar Gold(I) Centers”, Sci. Rep., 2016, 6, 26002.


1) Y. Yakiyama, T. Kojima, M. Kawano, “Crystal Engineering of Coordination Networks Using Multi-Interactive Ligands”, R. Tamura, M. Miyata (Eds.), Advances in Organic Crystal Chemistry: Comprehensive Reviews, 2015, 223-240.

2) (Feature Article) G. Resnati, E. Boldyreva, P. Bombicz, and M. Kawano ”Supramolecular Interactions in the Solid State” IUCrJ, 2015, in press.

3) S. Sato, T. Takei, Y. Matsushita, T. Yasuda, T. Kojima, M. Kawano, M. Ohnuma, K. Tashiro, "Co-assembly-Directed Fabrication of an Exfoliated Form of Alternating Multilayers Composed of Self-assembled Organoplatinum(II) Complex–Fullerene Dyad" Inorg. Chem., 2015, 54 (24), 11581–11583

4) Saegusa, Y., Ishizuka, T., Kojima, T., Mori, S., Kawano, M. and Kojima, T., "Supramolecular Interaction of Fullerenes with a Curved π-Surface of a Monomeric Quadruply Ring-Fused Porphyrin" Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 21, 5302-5306.


5) Yumi Yakiyama, Gil Ryeong Lee, Sung Yeon Kim, Yoshitaka Matsushita, Yasushi Morita, Moon Jeong Park, Masaki Kawano, "Formation of Nanometer-Thick Water Layer at High Humidity on Dynamic Crystalline Material Composed of Multi-Interactive Molecules" Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 6828-6831

6) Palash Pandit, Koji Yamamoto, Toshikazu Nakamura, Katsuyuki Nishimura, Yuki Kurashige, Takeshi Yanai, Go NakamuraShigeyuki MasaokaKo FurukawaYumi YakiyamaMasaki Kawano and Shuhei Higashibayashi, "Acid/base -regulated reversible electron transfer disproportionation of N-N linked bicarbazole and biacrdine derivatives" Chem.Sci., 2015, 6, 4160-4173


7) J. Y. Koo, Y. Yakiyama, J. Kim, Y. Morita, M. Kawano, "Redox Active Diazaphenalenyl-Based Molecule and Neutral Radical Formation". Chem. Lett., 2015, 8, 1131-1133


1) T. Kojima, W. Choi, M. Kawano, "Single-Crystal Growth of Coordination Networks via the Gas Phase and Dependence of Iodine Encapsulation on the Crystal Size" Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 13793-13796 

2) B. B. Shrestha, Y. Morita, T. Kojima, M. Kawano, S. Higashibayashi, H. Sakurai, "Eclipsed Columnar Packing in Crystal Structure of Sumanenetrione" Chem. Lett. 2014, 43, 1294-1296 

3) (Invited paper) T. Kojima, T. Yamada, Y. Yakiyama, E. Ishikawa, Y. Morita, M. Ebihara, and M. Kawano, “The Diversity of Zn(II) Coordination Networks Composed of Multi-Interactive Ligand TPHAP- via Weak Intermolecular Interaction” CrystEngComm. 2014, 16 (28), 6335-6344.


4) (Award Accounts) M. Kawano. "X-Ray Direct Observation of Reactions and Labile Species on the Basis of Crystal Design" Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2014, 87, 577-592.

5) G. K. Kole, T. Kojima, M. Kawano and J. J. Vittal, (The first two authors share first authorship of this manuscript.) ““Reversible Single-Crystal-to-Single-Crystal Photochemical Formation/Thermal Cleavage of Cyclobutane Ring” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 2143-2146.




1) H. Kitagawa, H. Ohtsu, and M. Kawano, "Kinetic Assembly of a Thermally Stable Porous Coordination Network Based on Labile CuI Units and the Visualization of I2 Sorption",  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 12395-12399.  

2) H. Ohtsu, W. Choi, N. Islam, Y. Matsushita, and M. Kawano, "Selective Trapping of Labile S3 in a Porous Coordination Network and the Direct X-ray Observation" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 11449-11452. 

3) T. Sawaki, T. Ishizuka, M. Kawano, Y. Shiota, K. Yoshizawa, and T. Kojima, "Complete Photochromic Structural Changes of Ruthenium(
)-Diimine Complexes Based on Control of the Excited States by Metallation" Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 8978-8890. 

4) B. M. Schmidt, B. Topolinski, S. Higashibayashi, T. Kojima, M. Kawano, D. Lentz, and H. Sakurai, "The Synthesis of Hexafluorosumanene and its Congners" Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 3282-3286.

5) Marti-Rujas, Javier, and M. Kawano, "Kinetic Products in Coordination Networks : Ab Initio X-Ray Powder Diffraction Analysis" Acc. Chem. Res. 2013, 46, 493-505.





1) Yumi Yakiyama, Akira Ueda, Yasushi Morita and M.Kawano, "Crystal surface mediated structure transformation of kinetic framework composed of multi-interactive ligand TPHAP and Co(II)" Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 10651-10653.

2) (Research Highlights of 2011 at SPring-8) J.Marti-Rujas and M.Kawano, "Structural Memory Effect in Solid-state  Transformations of Kinetic Coordintation Networks" Spring-8 Research Frontiers Aug. 2012 (in press)



1) J.Marti-Rujas, N. Islam, D.Hashizume, F.Izumi, M. Fujita, H.J. Song, H.C. Choi, and M.Kawano, " Ab lnitio Powder Diffraction Structure Analysis of Host-Guest Network: Short Contacts between TTF Molecules in a Pore" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50 , 6105-6108. 

2)  (Review article) Y. Inokuma1, M. Kawano, and M. Fujita, “Crystalline molecular flasks” Nat. Chem. 2011, 3, 349-358.

3) J. Mart-Rujas, N. Islam, D. Hashizume, F. Izumi, M. Fujita, and M. Kawano, “Dramatic Structural Rearrangements in Porous Coordination Networks” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 5853-5860.

4) T. Ishizuka, T. Sawaki, S. Miyazaki, M. Kawano, Y. Shiota, K. Yoshizawa, S. Fukuzumi, T. Kojima, “Mechanistic Insights into Photochrimic Behaviors of a Ruthenium(II)-Pterin Complex”  Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 6652-6662.





1) J. Marti-Rujas, Y. Matsushita, F. Izumi, M. Fujita, and M. Kawano, “Solid-liquid interface synthesis of microcrystalline porous coordination networks” Chem. Commun, 2010, 46, 6515. DOI : 10.1039/c0cc01141j

2) T. Kawamichi, Y. Inokuma, M. Kawano, and M. Fujita, “Regioselecitive  Huisgen  Cycloaddition within Porous Coordination Networks” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 2375-2377.

3) K. Ohara, M. Kawano, Y. Inokuma, and M. Fujita, “A Porous Coordination Network Catalyzes an Olefin Isomerization Reaction in the Pore” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 30-31.

4) C. Park, E. Yoon, M. Kawano, T. Joo and H. C. Choi “Self-crystallization of C70 cubes and remarkable enhancement of photoluminescence” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 9670-9675. 





1) T. Kawamichi, T. Haneda, M. Kawano and M. Fujita, “X-ray observation of a transient hemiaminal trapped in a porous network” Nature, 2009,  461, 633-635. Highlighted in Nature Chemistry: Nature Chemistry, Published online: 2 October 2009 | doi:10.1038/nchem.420

2) K. Ohara, J. Marti-Rujas, T. Haneda, M. Kawano, D. Hashizume, F. Izumi, and M. Fujita “Formation of a Thermally Stable, Porous Coordination Network via Crystalline-to-Amorphous-to-Crystalline Phase Transitions” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 3860-3861.

3) Y. Furutani, H. Kandori,  M. Kawano, K. Nakabayashi, M. Yoshizawa, and M. Fujita “In situ Spectroscopic, Electrochemical, and Theoretical Studies on the Photoinduced Host-Guest Electron Transfer that Precedes Unusual Host-mediated Alkane  Photooxidation” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 4764-4768.

4) Y. Hatakeyama, T. Sawada, M. Kawano, and M. Fujita “Conformational Preferences of Short Peptide Fragments” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 8695-8698.

5) M. Jang, T. Yamaguchi, K. Ohara, M. Kawano, M. Fujita, “Fluorous Pores in Coordination Networks” Chem. Asian J. 2009, 4, 1524-1526.

6) Y. Ozaki, M. Kawano and M. Fujita, ”Engineering noncovalent spin?spin interactions in an organic-pillared spin cage” Chem. Commun. 2009, 4245 - 4247.

7) K. Suzuki, M. Tominaga, M. Kawano, and M. Fujita “Self-assembly of a M6L12 coordination cube” Chem. Commun.  2009, 1638-1640.

8) (invited paper) K. Yamashita, K. Sato, M. Kawano, M. Fujita “Photo-Induced Self-Assembly of Pt(II)-Linked Rings and Cages via the Photolabilization of a Pt(II)-Pyridine Bond” New J. Chem. 2009, 33, 264-270.



1) T. Kawamichi, T. Kodama, M. Kawano, and M. Fujita “ Single Crystalline Molecular Flasks: Chemical Transformation with Bulky Reagents in the Pores of Porous Coordination Networks” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 8030-8032.

2) T. Haneda, M. Kawano, T. Kawamichi and M. Fujita “Direct observation of the labile imine formation through single-crystal-to-single-crystal reactions in the pores of a porous coordination network” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 1578 -1579.

3) M. Kawano, T. Haneda, D. Hashizume, F. Izumi, and M. Fujita “Selective Instant Synthesis of a Coordination Network and Its Ab Initio Powder Structure Determination” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 1269-1271.

4) M. Kawano, T. Kawamichi, T. Haneda, T. Kojima, and M. Fujita “The Modular Synthesis of Functional Porous Coordination Networks”  J. Am. Chem. Soc.   2007,  129  , 15418-15419. cf. Picked up in NEWS&VIEWS: Michael J. Zaworotko "Designer pores made easy"  Nature, 2008, 451, 410-411.

5) K. Suzuki, J. Iida, S. Sato, M. Kawano, and M. Fujita "Discrete and Well-Defined Hydrophobic Phases Confined in Self-Assembled Spherical Complexes" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 5780-5782.

6) Y. Nishioka, T. Yamaguchi, M. Kawano, M. Fujita, “Asymmetric [2+2] Olefin Cross Photoaddition in a Self-assembled Host with Remote Chiral Auxiliaries” J. Am. Chem. Soc.   2008, 130, 8160-8161.

7) K. Nakabayashi, Y. Ozaki, M. Kawano, M. Fujita “ A Self-Assembled Spin Cage ” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 2046-2048.



1) T. Haneda, M. Kawano, T. Kojima, and M. Fujita “Thermo-to-Photo Switching of the Chromic Behavior of Salicylideneanilines via Inclusion in a Porous Coordination Network” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 6643? 6645.

2) M. Kawano and M. Fujita “Direct observation of crystalline-state guest exchange in coordination networks” Coord. Chem. Rev. 2007, 251, 2592-2605.

3) M. Kawano, K. Hirai, H. Tomioka, Y. Ohashi, “Structure Determination of Triplet Diphenylcarbenes by In Situ   X-Ray Crystallographic Analysis” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 2383-2391.

4) K. Nakabayashi, M. Kawano, T. Kato, K. Furukawa, S. Ohkoshi, T. Hozumi, and M. Fujita  “Manipulating the Through-Space Spin?Spin Interaction of Organic Radicals in the Confined Cavity of a Self-Assembled Cage” Chem. Asian J. 2007, 2, 164-170.

5) K. Yamashita, M. Kawano and M. Fujita “Ru(II)-cornered coordination cage that senses guest inclusion by color change” Chem. Commun. 2007, 4102-4103.

6) T. Kojima, K. Hayashi, S. Iizuka, F. Tani, Y. Naruta, M. Kawano, Yuji Ohashi, Y. Hirai, K. Ohkubo, Y. Matsuda, and S. Fukuzumi “Synthesis and Characterization of Mononuclear Ruthenium(III)-Pyridylamine Complexes and Mechanistic Insights into Their Catalytic Alkane Functionalization with m-Chloroperbenzoic Acid” Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 8212-8222.

7) K. Suzuki, M. Kawano, S. Sato, and M. Fujita “Endohedral Peptide Lining of a Self-Assembled Molecular Sphere To Generate Chirality-Confined Hollows” J. Am. Chem. Soc.   2007, 129, 10652-10653.

8) T. Furusawa, M. Kawano, M. Fujita “The Confined Cavity of a Coordination Cage Suppresses the Photocleavage of a-Diketones to Give Cyclization Products via Kinetically Unfavorable Pathways” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 5717-5719.

9) T. Yamaguchi, S. Tashiro, M. Tominaga, M. Kawano, T. Ozeki, and M. Fujita "Self-assembly and Host-Guest Chemistry of a 3.5-nm Coordination Nanotube" Chem. Asian J. 2007, 2, 468-476.

10) K. Suzuki, M. Kawano, M. Fujita "Solvato-Controlled Assembly of Pd3L6 and Pd4L8 Coordination “Boxes” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 2819-2822.

11) K. Yamashita, M. Kawano, and M. Fujita "Photo-Switchable Molecular Lock. One-Way Catenation of a Pt(II)-Linked Coordination Ring via the Photo-Labilization of a Pt(II)-Pyridine Bond" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 1850-1851.  



1) [Hot paper] Y. Kobayashi, M. Kawano, Makoto Fujita, “Networking a Hollow Cage via Guest Coordination” Chem. Commun. 2006, 4377?4379.

2) M. Kawano, Y. Kobayashi, T. Ozeki, and M. Fujita "Direct Crystallographic Observation of a Coordinatively Unsaturated Transition-Metal Complex in situ Generated within a Self-Assembled Cage" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 6558-6559.

3) K. Takaoka, M. Kawano, T. Ozeki, and M. Fujita "Crystallographic Observation of an Olefin Photodimerization Reaction that Takes Place via Thermal Moleuclar Tumbling within a Self-Assembled Host“ Chem. Commun. 2006, 1625-1627.

4) K. Takaoka, M. Kawano, T. Hozumi, S. Ohkoshi, and M. Fujita "2-D Hydrogen-Bonded Square-Grid Coordination Networks with a Substitution-Active Metal Site" Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 3976-3982.

5) S. Sato, J. Iida, K. Suzuki, M. Kawano, T. Ozeki, M. Fujita “Fluorous  Nanodroplets Structurally Confined in an Organopalladium Sphere”  Science   2006 ,  313  , 1273-1276.  cf. Picked up in a Perspective: J. A. Gladysz "Fluorous to the Core" Science, 2006, 313, 1249-1250.

6) N. Kato; T. Mita; M. Kanai; B. Therrien; M. Kawano; K. Yamaguchi; H. Danjo; Y. Sei; A. Sato; S. Furusho; M. Shibasaki J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 6768-6769.

7) D. K. Chand, K. Biradha, M. Kawano, S. Sakamoto, K. Yamaguchi, and M. Fujita "Dynamic Self-assembly of M3L6 Molecular Triangle and M4L8 Tetrahedron from Naked Pd(II) Ion and Bis(3-pyridyl) Substituted Arenes" Chem. Asian. J. 2006, 1, 82-90.

8) M. Victor, M. Yoshizawa, M. Kawano, and M. Fujita "Control of Molecular Interactions by the Hollow of Coordination Cages" Dalton Trans. 2006, 2750-2756.

9) K. Nakabayashi, M. Kawano, and M. Fujita “A pH-Switchable Through-Space Interaction of Organic Radicals within a Self-Assembled Coordination Cage” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.   2005, 44, 5322-5325.

10) O. Ohmori , M. Kawano, and M. Fujita “Construction of biporous coordination networks  via ?  - ??  interaction” CrystEngComm, 2005, 7, 255-259.

11) K. Takaoka, M. Kawano, M. Tominaga, and M. Fujita “In Situ   Observation of Reversible Single-Crystal-to-Single-Crystal Apical Ligand Exchange Reaction in a Hydrogen-Bonded 2-D Coordination Network”  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 2151-2154.

12) O. Ohmori, M. Kawano, and M. Fujita “A Two-in-One Crystal.  Uptake of Two Different Guests into Two Distinct Channels of a Biporous Coordination Network” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 1962-1964.

13) S. Tashiro, M. Tominaga, M. Kawano, B. Therrien, T. Ozeki, M. Fujita, “Sequence-Selective Recognition of Peptides within the Single Binding Pocket of a Self-Assembled Coordination Cage” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 4546-4547.

14) M. Yoshizawa, J. Nakagawa, K. Kumazawa, M. Nagao, M. Kawano, T. Ozeki, and M. Fujita "Discrete Stacking of Large Aromatic Molecules within Organic-Pillared Coordination Cages" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 1810-1813.

15) M. Yoshizawa; T. Kusukawa; M. Kawano; T. Ohhara; I. Tanaka; K. Kurihara; N. Niimura; M. Fujita. “Endohedral Clusterization of Ten Water Molecules into a "Molecular Ice" within the Hydrophobic Pocket of a Self-Assembled Cage” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 2798-2799.

16) K. Nakabayashi, M. Kawano, M. Yoshizawa, S. Ohkoshi, and M. Fujita “Cavity-Induced Spin-Spin Interaction between Organic Radicals within a Self-Assembled Coordination Cage” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 16694-16695.

17)  O. Ohmori, M. Kawano, and M. Fujita “Crystal-to-Crystal Guest-Exchange of Large Organic Molecules within a 3D-Coordination Network” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 16292-16293.

18) O. Ohmori, M. Kawano, and M.o Fujita “A 24 A×24 A square ladder” CrystEngComm, 2004, 6, 51-53.

19) [VIP paper] M. Tominaga, K. Suzuki, M. Kawano, T. Kusukawa, T. Ozeki, S. Sakamoto, K. Yamaguchi, and M. Fujita, "Finite, Spherical Coordination Networks that Self-Organize from 36 Small Components" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 5621-5625.

20) T. Yamaguchi, S. Tashiro, M. Tominaga, M. Kawano, T. Ozeki, M. Fujita, “A 3.5-nm Coordination Nanotube” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 10818-10819.

21) M. Yoshizawa, S. Miyagi, M. Kawano, K. Ishiguro, M. Fujita “Alkane Oxidation via Photochemical Excitation of a Self-Assembled Molecular Cage” J. Am. Chem. Soc.    2004, 126, 9172-9173.

22) T. Iikubo, T. Itoh, K. Hirai, Y. Takahashi, M. Kawano, Y. Ohashi, H. Tomioka “X-ray crystal structure study of sterically congested diphenyldiazomethanes” Eur. J. Org. Chem.    2004, 14, 3004-3010.

23) M. Kawano, T. Takayama, H. Uekusa, Y. Ohashi, Y. Ozawa, K. Matsubara, H. Imabayashi, M. Mitsumi, K. Toriumi, “Structure Analysis of Photo-Induced Triplet Phenyl Nitrene Using Synchrotron Radiation” Chem. Lett. 2003, 922.

24) T. Takayama, M. Kawano, H. Uekusa, Y. Ohashi, T. Sugawara, “Crystalline-State Photoreaction of 2-Nitrophenylazide? Direct Observation of Hetero-ring Formation by X-ray Crystallography” Helv. Chim. Acta 2003, 86, 1352.

25) J.-P. Bourgeois, M. Fujita, M. Kawano, S. Sakamoto, K. Yamaguchi, “A Cationic Guest in a 24+ Cationic Host” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 9260.

26) S. Tashiro, M. Tominaga, T. Kusukawa, M. Kawano, S. Sakamoto, K. Yamaguchi, M. Fujita "PdII-directed Dynamic Assembly of a Dodecapyridine Ligand into a Mono End-capped Tube vs. a Doubly Composed Open Tube. Importance of Kinetic Control in Self-assembly" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 3267.

27) M. Kawano, Y. Ozawa, K. Matsubara, H. Imabayashi, M. Mitsumi, K. Toriumi, Y. Ohayashi, “Synchrotron Radiation Structure Analyses of the Light-Induced Radical Pair of a Hexaarylbiimidazolyl Derivative - Origin of the Spin Multiplicity Change” Chem. Lett.   2002, 1130-1131.

28) M. Kawano, K. Hirai, H. Tomioka, Y. Ohashi, “Structure analysis of a transient triplet carbene trapped in a crystal” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 6904-6908.

29) M. Kawano, "In Situ Observation of Light-Induced Unstable Radical Species by X-Ray Crystallography" J. Cryst. Soc. Jpn. 2001, 43, 164-168.

30) J. Abe, T. Sano, M. Kawano, Y. Ohashi, M. Matsushita, and T. Iyoda, “EPR and Density Functional Studies of Light-Induced Radical Pairs in Single Crystal of Hexaarylbiimidazolyl Derivative” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Eng l. 2001, 40, 580-582.

31) N. T. Tran, M. Kawano, L. F. Dahl, “High-nuclearity palladium carbonyl trimethylphosphine clusters containing unprecedented face-condensed icosahedral-based transition-metal core-geometries: proposed growth patterns from a centered Pd13 icosahedron” J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 2001, 19, 2731-2748.

32) P. D. Mlynek, M. Kawano, M. A. Kozee, and L. F. Dahl, “First-Known High-Nuclearity Copper-Nickel Carbonyl Cluster: [CuxNi35-x(CO)40]5- (with x = 3 or 5) Containing an Unprecedented  35-Atom Three-Layer  hcp   Triangular Stacking Metal-Core Geometry”, J. Cluster Chem. 2001, 12, 313-338.

33) M. Kawano, J. W. Bacon, C. F. Campana, B. E. Winger, J.D. Dudek, S. A. Sirchio, S. L. Scruggs, U. Geiser, and L. F. Dahl, “High-Nuclearity Close-Packed Palladium-Nickel Carbonyl Phosphine Clusters:  Heteropalladium [Pd16Ni4(CO)22(PPh3)4]2- and [Pd33Ni9(CO)41(PPh3)6]4- Containing Psuedo-Td ccp Pd16Ni4 and Psuedo-D3h hcp Pd33Ni9 Cores”, Inorg. Chem. 2001, 40, 2554-2569.

34) M. Kawano, T. Sano, J. Abe, Y. Ohashi, “In situ Observation of Molecular Swapping in a Crystal by X-ray Analysis” Chem. Lett. 2000, 1372-1373.

35) M. Kawano, A. Ishikawa, Y. Morioka, H. Tomizawa, E. Miki, and Y. Ohashi, “X-ray Diffraction and Spectroscopic Studies of the Light-Induced Metastable State of a Ethylenediamine Nitrosyl Ruthenium Complex” J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans. 2000, 2425-2431.

36) T. Gunji, T. Kasahara, M. Kawano, Y. Abe, “reparation of Ceramics from Cyclic Metallosiloxane Compounds” Mater. Tech. 2000, 18, 79-85.

37) N. T. Tran, M. Kawano, D. R. Powell, and L. F. Dahl, “High-Nuclearity [Pd13Ni13(CO)34]4- containing a 26-Atom Pd13Ni13 Core with an Unprecedented Five-Layer Close-Packed Triangular Stacking Geometry: Possible Substitutional Pd/Ni Crystal Disorder at Specific Intralayer Nickel Sites” J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans. 2000, 4138-4144.

38) M. Kawano, T. Sano, J. Abe, and Y. Ohashi, “The first in situ direct observation of the light-induced radical pair from a hexaarylbiimidazolyl derivative by X-ray crystallography” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 12, 8106-8107.

39) N. T. Tran, M. Kawano, D. R. Powell, R. K. Hayashi, C. F. Campana, and L. F. Dahl, "Isostructural [Au6Pd6(Pd6-xNix)Ni20(CO)44]6- and [Au6Ni32(CO)44]6- Clusters Containing Corresponding Nonstoichiometric Au6Pd6(Pd6-xNix)Ni20 and Stoichiometric Au6Ni32 Nanosized Cores: Substitutional Pd/Ni Crystal Disorder (Coloring Problem) at Only Six Specific Non-Adjacent Pseudo  -Equivalent Metal Sites in the 38-Atom Trimetallic Close-Packed Framework" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 5945-5952.

40) N. T. Tran, M. Kawano, D. R. Powell, and L. F. Dahl, "Pd59(CO)32(PMe3)21: A nanosized Metal Cluster Containing a Trigonal  D  3 Pd59 Core with 11 Interior Palladium Atoms" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 10986-10987.

41) M. Kawano, J.W. Bacon, C.F. Campana, and L.F. Dahl, "An Unprecedented High-Nuclearity Closest-Packed Bimetallic Palladium Carbonyl Cluster: [Pd33Ni9(CO)41(PPh3)6]4- Containing a  Pseudo   D3h hcp Pd33Ni9 Core" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1996, 118, 7869-7870.