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Associate Professor


TEL: 0564-59-5520
Mail: kusamoto_at_ims.ac.jp (Please replace the "_at_" with @ )
Affiliation laboratory:
Location: Yamate, No.3 Bldg. 5F West


Life and Coordination-Complex Molecular Science, Functional Coordination Chemistry


2003 B.S. The University of Tokyo
2010 Ph.D. The University of Tokyo
2005 Sony Corporation
2010 Postdoctoral Fellow, RIKEN
2012 Project Assistant Professor, The University of Tokyo
2013 Assistant Professor, The University of Tokyo
2019 Associate Professor, Institute for Molecular Science
        Associate Professor, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies


2011 Best Presentation Awards at the Annual Meeting, Japan Society for Molecular Science
2010 Research Award, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo
2008 BCSJ Award, The Chemical Society of Japan

Main research themes

Creation of novel photonic-electronic-magnetic functions based on molecules with open-shell electronic structures
kewords Radical, Open-shell electronic states, Photonic-electronic-magnetic properties

Selected Publications

  1. S. Kimura, T. Kusamoto, S. Kimura, K. Kato, Y. Teki, and H. Nishihara ‘‘Magnetoluminescence in a Photostable, Brightly Luminescent Organic Radical in a Rigid Environment’’ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.57, 12711–12715 (2018).
  2. Y. Hattori, T. Kusamoto, and H. Nishihara ‘‘Enhanced Luminescent Properties of an Open-Shell (3,5-Dichloro-4-pyridyl)bis(2,4,6-trichlorophenyl)methyl Radical by Coordination to Gold’’ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.54, 3731–3734 (2015).
  3. Y. Hattori, T. Kusamoto, and H. Nishihara ‘‘Luminescence, Stability, and Proton Response of an Open-Shell (3,5-Dichloro-4-pyridyl)bis(2,4,6-trichlorophenyl)methyl Radical’’ Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.53, 11845–11848 (2014).
  4. T. Kusamoto, H. M. Yamamoto, N. Tajima, Y. Oshima, S. Yamashita, and R. Kato ‘‘Bilayer Mott System with Cation···Anion Supramolecular Interactions Based on Nickel Dithiolene Anion Radical: Coexistence of Ferro- and Antiferro-magnetic Anion Layers and Large Negative Magnetoresistance’’ Inorg. Chem.52, 4759−4761 (2013).