Tomonari Wakabayashi
Professor
Department of Chemistry, School of Science and Engineering, Kinki University
Kowakae 3-4-1, Higashi-Osaka 577-8502, Japan
e-mail:
wakaba at chem.kindai.ac.jp


Selected Papers

Raman Spectroscopy of Size-Selected Polyynes C2nH2 in Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes
"Raman Spectral Features of Longer Polyynes HC2nH (n=4-8) in SWNTs ", T. Wakabayashi, T. Murakami, H. Nagayama, D. Nishide, H. Kataura, Y. Achiba, H. Tabata, S. Hayashi, H. Shinohara, Eur. Phys. J. D 52, 79-82 (2009).
"Raman Spectroscopy of Size-Selected Linear Polyyne Molecules C2nH2 (n=4-6) Encapsulated in Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes", D. Nishide, T. Wakabayashi, T. Sugai, R. Kitaura, H. Kataura, Y. Achiba, H. Shinohara, J. Phys. Chem. C 111, 5178-5183 (2007).
"Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes Encaging Linear Chain C10H2 Polyyne Molecules Inside", D. Nishide, H. Dohi, T. Wakabayashi, E. Nishibori, S. Aoyagi, M. Ishida, S. Kikuchi, R. Kitaura, T. Sugai, M. Sakata, H. Shinohara, Chem. Phys. Lett. 428, 356-360 (2006).

Spectroscopy of Size-Selected Polyyne Molecues C2nH2 in Solutions
"Laser Induced Emission Spectra of Polyyne Molecules C2nH2 (n=5-8)", T. Wakabayashi, H. Nagayama, K. Daigoku, Y. Kiyooka, K. Hashimoto, Chem. Phys. Lett. 446, 65-70 (2007).
"Resonance Raman Spectra of Polyyne Molecules C10H2 and C12H2 in Solution", T. Wakabayashi, H. Tabata, T. Doi, H. Nagayama, K. Okuda, R. Umeda, I. Hisaki, M. Sonoda, Y. Tobe, T. Minematsu, K. Hashimoto, S. Hayashi, Chem. Phys. Lett. 433, 296-300 (2007).
"Raman and Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering of a Series of Polyynes", H. Tabata, M. Fujii, S. Hayashi, T. Doi, T. Wakabayashi, Carbon 44, 3168-3176 (2006).

Electronic Properties of Cumulenic Carbon Films
"Influence of Cumulenic Carbon Chains on the Vibrational and Electronic Properties of sp-sp2 Amorphous Carbon", L. Ravagnan, P. Piseri, M. Bruzzi, S. Miglio, G. Bongiorno, A. Baserga, C. S. Casari, A. Li Bassi, C. Lenardi, Y. Yamaguchi, T. Wakabayashi, C. E. Bottani, and P. Milani, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 216103 (2007).

Carbon sp to sp2 Conversion from Linear Carbon Molecules
"Flashing Carbon on Cold Surfaces", T. Wakabayashi, A.-L.
Ong, D. Strelnikov, W. Kraetschmer, J. Phys.Chem. B 108, 3686-3690 (2004).
"Coagulation of Linear Carbon Molecules into Nanoparticles: A Molecular Dynamics Study", Y. Yamaguchi, T. Wakabayashi, Chem. Phys. Lett. 388, 436-460 (2004).
"Formation of Carbon Particles by Coagulation of Linear Carbon Molecules", T. Wakabayashi, Y. Yamaguchi, W. Kraetschmer, Bussei Kenkyu (in Japanese) 83, 490-513 (2005).

Preferential Formation of Polyynes C2nH2 and Carbon Cluster C10 under Laser Ablation
"A Mass Spectroscopic Study of Laser Vaporized Graphite in H2 and D2 Gases: The Stability of C2nH2 (n=2-5) and C10", Y. Kato, T. Wakabayashi, T. Momose, Chem. Phys. Lett. 386, 279-285 (2004).
"Preferential Formation of Neutral C10 upon Laser Ablated Graphite in He Gas as Studied by 10.5 eV Photoionization Mass Spectroscopy", Y. Kato, T. Wakabayashi, T. Momose, J. Chem. Phys. 118, 5390-5394 (2003).
"Mass Spectroscopic Studies of Laser Ablated Carbon Clusters as Studied by Photoionization with 10.5 eV Photons under High Vacuum", T. Wakabayashi, T. Momose, T. Shida, J. Chem. Phys. 111, 6260-6263 (1999).
"Preferential Formation of C10- Upon Tandem Irradiation of Graphite with IR and UV Laser Pulses", T. Wakabayashi, T. Momose, T. Shida, H. Shiromaru, M. Ohara, Y. Achiba, J. Chem. Phys. 107, 1152-1155 (1997).

Matrix Isolation Spectroscopy and Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Carbon Molecules
"UV and IR Absorption Spectra of C3 Embedded in Solid Parahydrogen", H. Hoshina, Y. Kato, Y. Morisawa, T. Wakabayashi, T. Momose, Chem. Phys. 300, 69-77 (2004).
"Generation and Characterization of Highly Strained Dibenzoterakisdehydro[12]annulene", Y. Tobe, I. Ohki, M. Sonoda, H. Niino, T. Sato, T. Wakabayashi, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 125, 5614-5615 (2003).
"Laser Induced Fluorescence Spectra of the D1Sigmau+-B'1Sigmag+ and C1Pig-A1Piu Systems of C2 in Solid Ne", T. Wakabayashi, A.-L. Ong, W. Kraetschmer, J. Chem. Phys. 116, 5996-6001 (2002).
"Laser Induced Dissociation of Linear C6 and Reorientation of Trapping Sites in Solid Ne", T. Wakabayashi, A.-L. Ong, W. Kraetschmer, AIP Conf. Proc. 590, 513-516 (2000).
"High-Resolution Infrared Absorption Spectroscopy of C60 Molecules and Clusters in Parahydrogen Solids", N. Sogoshi, Y. Kato, T. Wakabayashi, T. Momose, S. Tam, M. E. DeRose, M. E. Fajardo, J. Phys. Chem. A 104, 3733-3742 (2000).
"Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Cn- Produced from Laser Ablated Dehydroannulene Derivatives Having Carbon Ring Size of n=12, 16, 18, 20, and 24", T. Wakabayashi, M. Kohno, Y. Achiba, H. Shiromaru, T. Momose, T. Shida, K. Naemura, and Y. Tobe, J. Chem. Phys. 107, 4783-4787 (1997).
"Infrared Spectroscopic Studies of Carbon Clusters Trapped in Solid Parahydrogen", M. Miki, T. Wakabayashi, T. Momose, T. Shida, J. Phys. Chem. 100, 12135-12137 (1996).

Organic Precursors for Monocyclic and Macrocyclic Carbon Molecules
"Approaches to Size-Selective Formation of Fullerenes by Cyclization of Highly Reactive Polyyne Chains", R. Umeda, M. Sonoda, T. Wakabayashi, Y. Tobe, Chem. Lett. 34, 1574-1579 (2005).
"Size-Selective Formation of C78 Fullerne from a Three Dimensional Polyyne Precursor", Y. Tobe, R. Umeda, M. Sonoda, T. Wakabayashi, Chem. Eur. J. 11, 1603-1609 (2005).
"[12,12]Paracycrophanedodecaynes C36H8 and C36Cl8: The Smallest Paracycrophynes and Their Transformation into the Carbon Cluster Ion C36-", Y. Tobe, R. Furukawa, M. Sonoda, T. Wakabayashi, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 40, 4072-4074 (2001).
"[16,16,16](1,3,5)Cycrophanetetracosayne(C60H6)", Y. Tobe, N. Nakagawa, K. Naemura, T. Wakabayashi, T. Shida, Y. Achiba, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 120, 4544-4545 (1998).
"Generation of Cyclocarbons with 4n Carbon Atoms (C12, C16, and C20) by [2+2] Cycloreversion of Propellane-Annelated Dehydroannulenes", Y. Tobe, H. Matsumoto, K. Naemura, Y. Achiba, T. Wakabayashi, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 35, 1800-1802 (1996).
"A New Entry into Cyclo[n]carbons: [2+2] Cycloreversion of Propellane-Annelated Dehydroannulenes", Y. Tobe, T. Fujii, H. Matsumoto, K. Naemura, Y. Achiba, T. Wakabayashi, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 118, 2758-2759 (1996).

Growth and Fragmentation of Fullerenes and Endohedral Fullerenes
"HPLC Analysis for Fullerenes up to C96 and The Use of The Laser Furnace Technique to Study Fullerene Formation Processes", D. Kasuya, T. Ishigaki, T. Suganuma, Y. Ohtsuka, S. Suzuki, H. Shiromaru, Y. Achiba, T. Wakabayashi, Eur. J. Phys. D 9, 355-358 (1999).
"Towards The Selective Formation of Specific Isomers of Fullerenes: T- and p-Dependence in The Yield of Various Isomers of Fullerenes C60-C84", T. Wakabayashi, D. Kasuya, H. Shiromaru, S. Suzuki, K. Kikuchi, Y. Achiba, Z. Phys. D 40, 414-417 (1997).
"Photoionization / Photofragmentation of Endohedral Fullerenes", S. Suzuki, Y. Kojima, H. Shiromaru, Y. Achiba T. Wakabayashi, R. Tellgmann, E. E. B. Campbell, I. V. Hertel, Z. Phys. D 40, 410-413 (1997).
"C2-Loss Fragmentation of Higher Fullerenes and Metallofullerenes", T. Wakabayashi, H. Shiromaru, S. Suzuki, K. Kikuchi, Y. Achiba, Surf. Rev. Lett. 3, 793-798 (1996).


Contribution to Books

Kinki University Series of Quantum Computing Vol. 2
M. Nakahara et al. Eds.
World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte.
Ltd. (Singapore); (2009) in press
Fullerene C60: A Possible Molecular Quantum Computer, by Tomonari Wakabayashi (30 pages)

Polyynes: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications
F. Cataldo Ed.
Taylor & Francis CRC Press Inc (Boca Raton, FL); ISBN: 157444512X ; (2005/08/26)
Chap.1. Carbon Chain Molecules in Cryogenic Matrices, by Tomonari Wakabayashi and Wolfgang Kraetschmer
Chap.6.
Cyclic Polyynes: Generation, Characterization, and Applications, by Yoshito Tobe and Tomonari Wakabayashi
Chap.9. Polyynes (C2nH2, n=2-5) and Other Products from Laser Ablated Graphite: A Time-of-Flight Mass Spectroscopic Study in Combination with One-Photon Ionization, by Tomonari Wakabayashi, Yoshiyasu Kato, Takamasa Momose, and Tadamasa Shida

Acetylene Chemistry: Chemistry, Biology and Material Science
F. Diederich, P. J. Stang, R. R. Tykwinski Eds.
John Wiley & Sons Inc (Weinheim); ISBN: 3527307818 ; (2005/03/31)
Chap.9. Carbon-Rich Compounds: Acetylene-Based Carbon Allotropes, by Yoshito Tobe and Tomonari Wakabayashi


Invited Talk

Symposium on Size-Selected Clusters (S3C) 2009
G. Gantefoer (Uni. Konstanz) Organizer
Hot Topic Session, Brand (Austria); (2009/3/10)
Preparation and Spectroscopy of Size-Selected Polyynes in Solutions, by Tomonari Wakabayashi


Last modified April 2, 2013
Tomonari Wakabayashi (in Japanese)