English/Japanese

Yuichi Negishi
Professor

Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials
Tohoku University

Address: Katahira 2-1-1, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8577, Japan

E-mail: yuichi.negishi.a8@tohoku.ac.jp

Field of Interest
Physical Chemistry, Cluster Chemistry, Nanomaterial Chemistry

Education
Keio University, B Science, 1996
Keio University, M Science, 1998

Keio University, PhD, 2001
 (Supervisor. Prof. Koji Kaya and Prof. Atsushi Nakajima)

Professional Experience
Reserch Associate@Keio University, 1998.8-1998.12, 2000.4-2000.7
 (Prof. Atsushi Nakajima Lab.)
Reserch Associate@Institute for Molecular Science, 2000.7-2008.3
 (Prof. Tatsuya Tsukuda Lab.)
Junior Associate Professor (as a PI)@Tokyo University of Science, 2008.4-2013.3
Associate Professor (as a PI)@Tokyo University of Science, 2013.4-2017.3
Professor (as a PI)@Tokyo University of Science, 2017.4-2024.4
 Dean of Graduate School, 2018.3-2019.9
 Head of Department, 2018.3-2020.3
Professor (as a PI)@Tohoku University, 2024.5-

Award
Best Young Presenter Award (Society of Nano Science and Technology) (2006)
PCCP Prize for Outstanding Achievement of Young Chemists in Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics (Royal Society of Chemistry) (2007)
The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists (Japan Chemical Society) (2008)
Japan Society for Molecular Science Award for Young Scientists (Japan Society for Molecular Science) (2012)
The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters Most Valued Reviewer Award (American Chemical Society) (2016)
Yagami Prize (Keio University) (2017)
Distinguished Award 2018 for Novel Materials and Their Synthesis (IUPAC etc.) (2018)
International Investigator Awards of the Japan Society for Molecular Science (Japan Society for Molecular Science) (2020)
The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Creative Work for 2021 (Japan Chemical Society) (2021)

Class
Undergraduate Students Course
Physical Chemistry (Reaction Kinetics and Statistical Thermodynamics)
Frontiers of Chemistry
Solid-State Physics
Laboratory Course in Basic Chemistry
Laboratory Course in Physical Chemistry
Special Research in Chemistry

Graduate Students Course
Nano Material Science

Selected Publications (Full ListReview/Accounts List)

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"Structure and Application Portfolio of Intricately Architected Silver Cluster-Assembled Materials"
 R. Nakatani, S. Das,* Y. Negishi*
 Nanoscale in press.
 Invited "Review" (Invited by Edward Gardner, Development Editor)
 Selected as "Outside Back Cover"
 Highlighted in "Themed collection: Recent Review Articles"


"Triplet-Triplet Annihilation-Based Photon Upconversion Using Nanoparticles and Nanoclusters"
 Y. Niihori,* T, Kosaka, Y. Negishi*
 Mater. Horiz. in press
 Selected as "Inside Front Cover"
 
Highligted in "Themed Collection: Recent Review Articles"

"Tiara-Like Hexanuclear Nickel-Platinum Alloy Nanocluster"
 T. Okada, T. Kawawaki,* K. Takemae, S. Tomihari, T. Kosaka, Y. Niihori, Y. Negishi*
 J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 15, 1539–1545 (2024).
 Selected as "Supplementary Cover"

"Three-Dimensional Covalent Organic Framework with “the” Topology"
 S. Das, H. Mabuchi, T. Irie, K. Sasaki, M. Nozaki, R. Tomioka, D. Wen, Y. Zhao,* T. Ben,* Y. Negishi*
 Small in press.
(ChemRxiv.)][
 Selected as ""Back Cover

"A Comprehensive Analysis of Luminescent Crystalized Cu Nanoclusters"
 S. Biswas, Y. Negishi*
 
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 15, 947-958 (2024)
 Invited Perspective (Invited by Prof. Gregory Scholes, Editor-in-Chief)

 Selected as "Supplementary Cover"

"Unlocking the Potential of Atom-Precise Ag12 Cluster Assembled Material as Highly Efficient SERS Sensor for Detection of Hg2+ Ion"
 R. Nakatani, S. Biswas, T. Irie, Y. Niihori, S. Das,* Y. Negishi*
 ACS Mater. Lett. 6, 438-445 (2024).
 Selected as "Supplementary Cover"

"Atomically Precise Metal Nanoclusters as Catalysts for Electrocatalytic CO2 Reduction"
 T. Kawawaki,* T. Okada, D. Hirayama, Y. Negishi*
 Green Chem. 26, 122-163 (2024).
 Invited Review to "Advances in Electrosynthesis for a Greener Chemical Industry"
 Selected as "Outside Back Cover"

"Metal Nanoclusters as a Superior Polysulfides Immobilizer Towards Highly Stable Lithium-Sulfur Batteries"
 K. Sun, Y. Fu, T. Sekine, H. Mabuchi, S. Hossain, Z. Qiang, D. Liu, S. Das, D. He, Y. Negishi
 Small 20, 2304210 (2024).
 Selected as "Outside Back Cover"
 Press release in "English version" and "Japanese version"
 Highlighted in "Nikkei Shinbun", "Nikkankogtyo Shinbun" and "Yahoo! News"


"Clarifying the Electronic Structure of Anion-templated Silver Nanoclusters by Optical Absorption Spectroscopy and Theoretical Calculation"
 Y. Horita, S. Hossain,* M. Ishimi, P. Zhao, M. Sera, T. Kawawaki, S. Takano, Y. Niihori, T. Nakamura, T. Tsukuda, M. Ehara,* Y. Negishi*
 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 145, 23533-23540 (2023).

"Advances in Cu Nanocluster Catalyst Design: Recent Progress and Promising Applications"
 S. Biswas, S. Das,* Y. Negishi*
 Nanoscale Horiz. 8, 1509-1522 (2023).
 
Selected as "Inside Front Cover"
 Selected as "Nanoscale Horizons Most Popular 2023 Articles"
 Selected as "Nanoscale Horizons HOT Papers"

"A New Two-dimensional Luminescent Ag12 Cluster-assembled Material and It's Catalytic Activity for Reduction of Hexacyanoferrate (III)"
 R. Nakatani, S. Biswas, T. Irie, J. Sakai, D. Hirayama, T. Kawawaki, Y. Niihori, S. Das,* Y. Negishi*
 Nanoscale 15, 16299-16306 (2023).
 Selected as "Outside Back Cover"

"Synthesis and Luminescence Properties of Two Silver Cluster-Assembled Materials for Selective Fe3+ Sensing"
 J. Sakai, S. Biswas, T. Irie, H. Mabuchi, T. Sekine, Y. Niihori, S. Das,* Y. Negishi*
 Nanoscale 15, 12227-12234 (2023).
 Selected as "Outside Front Cover"
 Press release in "English version" and "Japanese version"

 Highlighted in "Nikkei Shinbun" and "Yomiuri Shinbun"

"Progress and Prospects in the Design of Functional Atomically-precise Ag(I)-thiolate Nanoclusters and Their Assembly Approaches"
 S. Biswas, S. Das, Y. Negishi*
 Coord. Chem. Rev. 492, 215255 (2023).

"Metal Single-Atom Cocatalyst on Carbon Nitride for the Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution Reaction: Effects of Metal Species"
 Y. Akinaga, T. Kawawaki,* H. Kameko, Y. Yamazaki, K. Yamazaki, Y. Nakayasu, K. Kato, Y. Tanaka, A. T. Hanindriyo, M. Takagi, T. Shimazaki, M. Tachikawa, A. Yamakata, Y. Negishi*
 Adv. Funct. Mater. 33, 2303321 (2023)
 Selected as "Back Cover"

 Selected as "Hot Topic: Carbon, Graphite, and Graphene"
 Selected as "Hot Topic: Photocatalysis" 
 Selected as "Hot Topic: Water Splitting"

"Carbon Nitride Loaded with an Ultrafine, Monodisperse, Metallic Platinum-Cluster Cocatalyst for the Photocatalytic Hydrogen-Evolution Reaction"
 D. Yazaki, T. Kawawaki,* D. Hirayama, M. Kawachi, K. Kato, S. Oguchi, Y. Yamaguchi, S. Kikkawa, Y. Ueki, S. Hossain, D. J. Osborn, F. Ozaki, S. Tanaka, J. Yoshinobu, G. F. Metha, S. Yamazoe, A. Kudo, A. Yamakata, Y. Negishi*
 Small, 19, 2208287 (2023).
 Selected as "Front Cover"
 Selected as "Hot Topic: Photocatalysts"


"Pt17 Nanocluster Electrocatalysts: Preparation and Origin of High Oxygen Reduction Reaction Activity"
 T. Kawawaki, Y. Mitomi, N. Nishi, R. Kurosaki, K. Oiwa, T. Tanaka, H. Hirase, S. Miyajima, Y. Niihori, D. J. Osborn, T. Koitaya, G. F Metha, T. Yokoyama, K. Iida,* Y. Negishi*
 Nanoscale,15, 7272 (2023).
 Selected as "Outiside Front Cover"
 Press release in "English version" and "Japanese version"

 Highlighted in several medias (1/2/3)
 Selected as "Nanoscale Most Popular 2023 Articles"

"Vertex-Shared Linear Superatomic Molecules: Stepping Stones to Novel Materials Composed of Noble Metal Clusters"
 Y. Niihori, S. Miyajima, A. Ikeda, T. Kosaka, Y. Negishi*
 Small Sci. 3, 2370009 (2023).
 Invited Review (Invited by Editor, Dr. Sneha Rhode)
 Selected as "Outiside Front Cover"


"Key Factors for Connecting Silver-based Icosahedral Superatoms by Vertex Sharing"
 S. Miyajima, S. Hossain,* A. Ikeda, T. Kosaka, T. Kawawaki, Y. Niihori, T. Iwasa,* T. Taketsugu, Y. Negishi*
 Commun. Chem. 6, 57, (2023). (Research Square)
 Invited Article to "Special Issue"[
 Press release in "English version" and "Japanese version"
 Highlighted in "Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun"

"Improved Activity for the Oxygen Evolution Reaction using a Tiara-like Thiolate-protected Nickel Nanocluster"
 S. Funaki, T. Kawawaki,* T. Okada, K. Takemae, S. Hossain, Y. Niihori, T. Naitoh, M. Takagi, T. Shimazaki, S. Kikkawa, S. Yamazoe, Tachikawa, Y. Negishi*
 Nanoscale, 15, 5201-5208 (2023).
 Selected as "Outiside Back Cover"

"Record Ultralarge-Pores, Low Density Three-Dimensional Covalent Organic Framework for Controlled Drug Delivery"
 Y. Zhao, S. Das,* T. Sekine, H. Mabuchi, T. Irie, J. Sakai, D. Wen, W. Zhu, T. Ben,* Y. Negishi*
 Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 62, e202300172 (2023). (ChemRxiv)
 Selected as "Hot Topic: Drug Delivery"
 Selected as "Hot Topic: Mesoporous Materials"
 Press release in "English version" and "Japanese version"


"Atomically Precise Thiolate-Protected Gold Nanoclusters: Current Status of Designability of the Structure and Physicochemical Properties"
 S. Hossain, D. Hirayama, A. Ikeda, M. Ishimi, S. Funaki, A. Samanta, T. Kawawaki, Y. Negishi*
 Aggregate, 4, e255 (2023).
 Invited Review (Invited by Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Ben Zhong Tang)
 Selected as "Inside Front Cover"


"Three-Dimensional Covalent Organic Frameworks with scu-c Topology for Drug Delivery"
 S. Das, T. Sekine, H. Mabuchi, T. Irie, J. Sakai, Y. Zhao, Q. Fang,* Y. Negishi*
 ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 14, 48045-48051 (2022). (ChemRxiv)
 Press release in "English version" and "Japanese version"
 Highlighted in "JST Science Portal" and others (1/2/3/4/5)


"Selective Formation of [Au23(SPhtBu)17]0, [Au26Pd(SPhtBu)20]0 and [Au24Pt(SC2H4Ph)7(SPhtBu)11]0 by Controlling Ligand-exchange Reaction"
 Y. Negishi,* H. Horihata, A. Ebina, S. Miyajima, M. Nakamoto, A. Ikeda, T. Kawawaki, S. Hossain
 Chem. Sci., 13, 5546-5556 (2022).
 Selected as "Back Cover"

"Ion-Selective Covalent Organic Framework Membrane as a Catalytic Polysulfide Trap to Arrest Redox Shuttle Effect in Lithium–Sulfur Batteries"
 K. Sun, C. Wang, Y. Dong,* P. Guo, P. Cheng, Y. Fu, D. Liu, D. He,* S. Das,* Y Negishi*
 ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 14, 4079-4090 (2022).

"Creation of High-Performance Heterogeneous Photocatalysts by Controlling Ligand Desorption and Particle Size of Gold Nanocluster"
 T. Kawawaki, Y. Kataoka, M. Hirata, Y. Akinaga, R. Takahata, K. Wakamatsu, Y. Fujiki, M. Kataoka, S. Kikkawa, A. S. Alotabi, S. Hossain, D. J. Osborn, T. Teranishi, G. G. Andersson, G. F. Metha, S. Yamazoe, Y. Negishi*
 Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 60, 21340-21350 (2021).
 Selected as "Inside Cover"
 Selected as "Hot Topic: Photocatalysts"
 Selected as "Hot Topic: Water Splitting"
 Press release in "English version" and "Japanese version"
 Highlighted in "Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun"


"Simple and High-Yield Preparation of Carbon-Black-Supported ~1-nm Platinum Nanoclusters and Their Oxygen Reduction Reactivity"
 T. Kawawaki, N. Shimizu, K. Funai, Y. Mitomi, S. Hossain, S. Kikkawa, D. J. Osborn, S. Yamazoe, G. F. Metha, Y. Negishi*
 Nanoscale 13, 14679-14687 (2021).
 Selected as "Back Cover"
 Selected as "Nanoscale 2022 Lunar New Year Collection"
 Highlighted in "Nanoscale & Nanoscale Advances Blog", "Nanoscale Twitter", and "Nanoscale Facebook"


"Thiolate-Protected Metal Nanoclusters: Recent Development in Synthesis, Understanding of Reaction, and Application in Energy and Environmental Field"
 T. Kawawaki, A. Ebina, Y. Hosokawa, S. Ozaki, D. Suzuki, S. Hossain, Y. Negishi*
 Small 17, 202005328 (2021).
 Invited Review to "Special Issue"
 Selected as"Frontispiece"
 Selected as "Hot Topic: Water Splitting"


"Toward the Creation of High-performance Heterogeneous Catalysts by Controlled Ligand Desorption from Atomically Precise Metal Nanoclusters"
 T. Kawawaki, Y. Kataoka, M. Hirata, Y. Iwamatsu, S. Hossain, Y. Negishi*
 Nanoscale Horiz. 6, 409-448 (2021).
 Invited "Review"
 Selected as "Outside Front Cover"
 Selected as "Nanoscale 2022 Lunar New Year Collection"
 Selected as "Nanoscale Most Popular 2021 Articles"

 Selected as "Nanoscale Horizons, Nanoscale, and ChemComm: Nanocatalysis"
 Top 10% of highly cited articles from the Royal Society of Chemistry

"Controlled Colloidal Metal Nanoparticles and Nanoclusters: Recent Applications as Cocatalysts for Improving Photocatalytic Water-splitting Activity"
 T. Kawawaki, Y. Mori, K. Wakamatsu, S. Ozaki, M. Kawachi, S. Hossain, Y. Negishi*
 J. Mater. Chem. A, 8, 16081-16113 (2020)..
 Invited "Review"
 Top 5% of highly cited works from Japanese institutions


"Gold Nanoclusters as Electrocatalysts: Size, Ligands, Heteroatom doping, and Charge Dependences"
 B. Kumar, T. Kawawaki, N. Shimizu, Y. Imai, D. Suzuki, S. Hossain, L. V. Nair, Y. Negishi*
 Nanoscale, 12, 9969-9979 (2020).
 Selected as "Outside Front Cover"
 Selected as "Nanoscale Most Popular Articles"
 Selected as "Nanoscale Lunar New Year Collection 2021"
 Top 5% of highly cited works from Japanese institutions


"Activation of Water-Splitting Photocatalysts by Loading with Ultrafine Rh-Cr Mixed-Oxide Cocatalyst Nanoparticles"
 W. Kurashige, Y. Mori, S. Ozaki, M. Kawachi, S. Hossain, T. Kawawaki, C. J. Shearer, A. Iwase, G. F. Metha, S. Yamazoe, A. Kudo, Y. Negishi*
 Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 59, 7076-7082 (2020).
 Selected as "Hot Paper"

"Atomic-level Separation of Thiolate-protected Metal Clusters"
 Y. Negishi,* S. Hashimoto, A. Ebina, K. Hamada, S. Hossain, T. Kawawaki
 Nanoscale, 12, 8017-8039 (2020).
 Invited "Review"
 Selected as "Inside Front Cover"


"Understanding and Designing One-Dimensional Assemblies of Ligand-Protected Metal Nanoclusters"
 S. Hossain, Y. Imai, Y. Motohashi, Z. Chen, D. Suzuki, T. Suzuki, Y. Kataoka, M. Hirata, T. Ono, W. Kurashige, T. Kawawaki, T. Yamamoto, Y. Negishi*
 Mater. Horiz., 7, 796-803, (2020).
 
Invited "Communication"
 Selected as "Inside Front Cover"
 Press release in "English version" and "Japanese version"
 Several examples of pick up of this work (1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9)


"Elucidating Ligand Effects in Thiolate-Protected Metal Clusters Using Au24Pt(TBBT)18 as A Model Cluster"
 S. Hossain, Y. Imai, D. Suzuki, W. Choi, Z. Chen, T. Suzuki, M. Yoshioka, T. Kawawaki, D. Lee,* Y. Negishi*
 Nanoscale, 11, 22089-22098 (2019).

"Alloy Clusters: Precise Synthesis and Mixing Effects"
 S. Hossain, Y. Niihori, L. V. Nair, B. Kumar, W. Kurashige, Y. Negishi*
 Acc. Chem. Res., 51, 3114-3124 (2018).
 Invited Article to Special Issue"Toward Atomic Precision in Nanoscience"
 Selected as "Supplementary Cover"


"Hetero-Biicosahedral [Au24Pd(PPh3)10(SC2H4Ph)5Cl2]+ Nanocluster: Selective Synthesis and Optical and Electrochemical Properties"
 L. V. Nair, S. Hossain, S. Takagi, Y. Imai, G. Hu, S. Wakayama, B. Kumar, W. Kurashigea, D.-e. Jiang,* Y. Negishi*
 Nanoscale, 10, 18969-18979 (2018).
 Selected as "Back Cover"
 Selected as "2018 Nanoscale Hot Article Collections"


"Atomic and Isomeric Separation of Thiolate-Protected Alloy Clusters"
 Y. Niihori, Y. Koyama, S. Watanabe, S. Hashimoto, S. Hossain, L. V. Nair, B. Kumar, W. Kurashige, Y. Negishi*
 J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 9, 4930-4934 (2018).
 Selected as "Supplementary Cover"

"Thiolate-Protected Trimetallic Au~20Ag~4Pd and Au~20Ag~4Pt Alloy Clusters with Controlled Chemical Composition and Metal Positions"
 S. Hossain, T. Ono, M. Yoshioka, G. Hu, M. Hosoi, Z. Chen, L. V. Nair, Y. Niihori, W. Kurashige, D.-e. Jiang,* Y. Negishi*
 J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 9, 2590-2594 (2018).

"High-performance Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry of Gold and Alloy Clusters Protected by Hydrophilic Thiolates"
 Y. Niihori, D. Shima, K. Yoshida, K. Hamada, L. V. Nair, S. Hossain, W. Kurashige, Y. Negishi*
 Nanoscale, 10, 1641-1649 (2018).
 
Selected as "Back Cover"

"Precise Synthesis, Functionalization and Application of Thiolate-Protected Gold Clusters"
 W. Kurashige, Y. Niihori, S. Sharma, Y. Negishi*
 Coord. Chem. Rev., 320-321, 238-250 (2016).
 Invited "Review" to "Special Issue"

"Understanding Ligand-Exchange Reactions on Thiolate-Protected Gold Cluster by Probing Isomer Distributions Using Reversed-Phase High-Performance Liquid Chromatography"
 Y. Niihori, Y. Kikuchi, A. Kato, M. Matsuzaki, Y. Negishi*
 ACS Nano, 9, 9347-9356 (2015).
 Highlighted in "IN NANO" (HPPDF) 

"A Critical Size for Emergence of Nonbulk Electronic and Geometric Structures in Dodecanethiolate-Protected Au Clusters"
 Y. Negishi,* T. Nakazaki, S. Malola, S. Takano, Y. Niihori, W. Kurashige, S. Yamazoe, T. Tsukuda,* H. Häkkinen*
 J. Am. Chem. Soc., 137, 1206-1212 (2015).
 Highlighted in "Nature Nanotechnology" (HPPDFin Japanease) 
 Highly Cited Paper


"Effect of Trimetallization in Thiolate-Protected Au24−nCunPd Clusters"
 S. Sharma, W. Kurashige, K. Nobusada, Y. Negishi*
 Nanoscale, 7, 10606-10612 (2015).
 
Selected as "Back Cover"

"Advanced Use of High-Performance Liquid Chromatography for Synthesis of Controlled Metal Clustres"
 Y. Niihori, M. Matsuzaki, C. Uchida, Y. Negishi*
 Nanoscale, 6, 7889-7896 (2014). 
 Selected as "Back Cover"

"Recent Progress in the Functionalization Methods of Thiolate-Protected Gold Clusters"
 W. Kurashige, Y. Niihori, S. Sharma, Y. Negishi*
 J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 5, 4134-4142 (2014).
 Invited "Perspective"
 Selected as "Outside Front Cover"
 Highlighted in "Editorial"


"Au25 Clusters Containing Unoxidized Tellurolates in the Ligand Shell"
 W. Kurashige, S. Yamazoe, M. Yamaguchi, K. Nishido, K. Nobusada, T. Tsukuda, Y. Negishi*
 J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 5, 2072-2076 (2014).

"A Novel Concept for the Synthesis of Multiply Doped Gold Clusters [(M@AunM'm)Lk]a+"
 A. Puls, P. Jerabek, W. Kurashige, M. Förster, M. Molon, T. Bollermann, M. Winter, C. Gemel, Y. Negishi, G. Frenking,* R. A. Fischer*
 Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 53, 4327-4331 (2014).

"Separation of Precise Compositions of Noble Metal Clusters Protected with Mixed Ligands"
 Y. Niihori, M. Matsuzaki, T. Pradeep,* Y. Negishi*
 J. Am. Chem. Soc,, 135, 4946-4949 (2013).

"Enhanced Photocatalytic Water Splitting by BaLa4Ti4O15 Loaded with ~1nm Gold Nanoclusters using Glutathione-Protected Au25 Clusters"
 Y. Negishi,* M. Mizuno, M. Hirayama, M. Omatoi, T. Takayama, A. Iwase, A. Kudo*
 Nanoscale,, 5, 7188-7192 (2013).
 Selected as "Back Cover"

"Remarkable Enhancement in Ligand-Exchange Reactivity of Thiolate-Protected Au25 Nanocluster by Single Pd Atom Doping"
 Y. Niihori, W. Kurashige, M. Matsuzaki, Y. Negishi*
 Nanoscale, 5, 508-512 (2013).
 Selected as "Back Cover"

"Formation of a Pd@Au12 Superatomic Core in Au24Pd1(SC12H25)18 Probed by 197Au Mössbauer and Pd K-edge EXAFS Spectroscopy"
 Y. Negishi, W. Kurashige, Y. Kobayashi, S. Yamazoe, N. Kojima, M. Seto, T. Tsukuda*
 J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 4, 3579-3583 (2013).

"Ag44(SeR)30: A Hollow Cage Silver Cluster with Selenolate Protection"
 I. Chakraborty, W. Kurashige, K. Kanehira, L. Gell, H. Hakkinen, Y. Negishi,* T. Pradeep*
 J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 4, 3531-3355 (2013).

"Selenolate-Protected Au38 Nanoclusters: Isolation and Structural Characterization"
 W. Kurashige, S. Yamazoe, K. Kanehira, T. Tsukuda, Y. Negishi*
 J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 4, 3181-3185 (2013).

"Photoresponsive Au25 Nanocluster Protected by Azobenzene Derivative Thiolates"
 Y. Negishi,* U. Kamimura, M. Ide, M. Hirayama
 Nanoscale, 4, 4263-4268 (2012).
 Invited Article to "Special Issue"
 Selected as "Back Cover"


"Ligand-Induced Stability of Gold Nanoclusters: Thiolate versus Selenolate"
 W. Kurashige, M. Yamaguchi, K. Nobusada, Y. Negishi*
 J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 3, 2649-2652 (2012).

"Effect of Copper Doping on Electronic Structure, Geometric Structure, and Stability of Thiolate-Protected Au25 Nanoclusters"
 Y. Negishi,* K. Munakata, W. Ohgake, K. Nobusada*
 J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 3, 2209-2214 (2012).

"Synthesis and the Origin of the Stability of Thiolate-Protected Au130 and Au187 Clusters"
 Y. Negishi,* C. Sakamoto, T. Ohyama, T. Tsukuda
 J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 3, 1624-1628 (2012).

"Ubiquitous 8 and 29 kDa Gold:Alkanethiolate Cluster Compounds: Mass Spectrometric Determination of Molecular Formulas and Structural Implications”
 N. K. Chaki, Y. Negishi, H. Tsunoyama, Y. Shichibu, T. Tsukuda*
 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130, 8608-8610 (2008)

"Origin of Magic Stability of Thiolated Gold Clusters: A Case Study on Au25(SC6H13)18"
 Y. Negishi, N. K. Chaki, Y. Shichibu, R. L. Whetten, T. Tsukuda*
 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129, 11322-11323 (2007).

"Thiolate-Induced Structural Reconstruction of Gold Clusters Probed by 197Au Mössbauer Spectroscopy"
 K. Ikeda, Y. Kobayashi, Y. Negishi, M. Seto, T. Iwasa, K. Nobusada, T. Tsukuda,* N. Kojima*
 J. Am. Chem. Soc., 129, 7230-7231 (2007).

"Extremely High Stability of Glutathionate-Protected Au25 Clusters against Core Etching"
 Y. Shichibu, Y. Negishi, H. Tsunoyama, M. Kanehara, T. Teranishi, T. Tsukuda*
 Small, 3, 835-839 (2007).

"X-Ray Magnetic Circular Dichroism of Size-Selected, Thiolated Gold Clusters"
 Y. Negishi, H. Tsunoyama, M. Suzuki, N. Kawamura, M. M. Matsushita, K. Maruyama, T. Sugawara, T. Yokoyama, T. Tsukuda*
 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128, 12034-12035 (2006).

"Chromatographic Isolation of “Missing” Au55 Clusters Protected by Alkanethiolates"
 H. Tsunoyama, Y. Negishi, T. Tsukuda*
 J. Am. Chem. Soc., 128, 6036-6037 (2006).

"Large-Scale Synthesis of Thiolated Au25 Clusters via Ligand Exchange Reactions of Phosphine-Stabilized Au11 Clusters"
 Y. Shichibu, Y. Negishi, T. Tsukuda,* T. Teranishi*
 J. Am. Chem. Soc, 127, 13464-13465 (2005).

"Glutathione-Protected Gold Clusters Revisited: Bridging the Gap between Gold(I)-Thiolate Complexes and Thiolate-Protected Gold Nanocrystals”
 Y. Negishi, K. Nobusada, T. Tsukuda*
 J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 5261-5270 (2005).

"Size-Specific Catalytic Activity of Polymer-Stabilized Gold Nanoclusters for Aerobic Alcohol Oxidation in Water"
 H. Tsunoyama, H. Sakurai, Y. Negishi, T. Tsukuda
 J. Am. Chem. Soc, 127, 9374-9375 (2005).

"Magic-Numbered Aun Clusters Protected by Glutathione Monolayers (n = 18, 21, 25, 28, 32, 39): Isolation and Spectroscopic Characterization”
 Y. Negishi, Y. Takasugi, S. Sato, H. Yao, K. Kimura, T. Tsukuda*
 J. Am. Chem. Soc, 126, 6518-6519 (2004).

"One-Pot Preparation of Subnanometer-Sized Gold Clusters via Reduction and Stabilization by meso-2,3-Dimercaptosuccinic Acid”
 Y. Negishi T. Tsukuda*
 J. Am. Chem. Soc, 125, 4046-4047 (2003).