Dr. Yoshifumi Amamoto - Matyjaszewski Polymer Group - Carnegie Mellon University

Dr. Yoshifumi Amamoto

Address:
Carnegie Mellon University
4400 Fifth Avenue
Mellon Institute
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office: MI-812
Phone: (412) 268-4391

Education

March 2011. Doctor of Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan
(Prof. Atsushi Takahara and Prof. Hideyuki Otsuka)

Research

  • Functional materials based on controlled radical polymerization and polymer reactions
  • Reorganization of cross-linked polymers based on dynamic covalent chemistry

Publications

Original Paper

  1. Jing Su, Yoshifumi Amamoto, Masamichi Nishihara, Atsushi Takahara and Hideyuki Otsuka 'Reversible cross-linking of hydrophilic dynamic covalent polymers with radically exchangeable alkoxyamines in aqueous media' Polym. Chem. 2011, in press.
  2. Yoshifumi Amamoto, Jun Kamada, Hideyuki Otsuka, Atsushi Takahara, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski 'Repeatable Photoinduced Self-Healing of Covalently Cross-Linked Polymers via Reshuffling of Trithiocarbonate Units' Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 1660-166.
  3. Yoshifumi Amamoto, Moriya Kikuchi, Hiroyasu Masunaga Hiroki Ogawa Sono Sasaki, Hideyuki Otsuka and Atsushi Takahara 'Mesh-Size Control and Functionalization of Reorganizable Chemical Gels by Monomer Insertion into Their Cross-linking Points' Polym. Chem. 2011, 2, 957-962.
  4. Yoshifumi Amamoto, Moriya Kikuchi, Hiroyasu Masunaga, Sono Sasaki, Hideyuki Otsuka, Atsushi Takahara 'Intelligent Build-Up of Complementarily Reactive Diblock Copolymers via Dynamic Covalent Exchange toward Symmetrical and Miktoarm Star-like Nanogels' Macromolecules 2010, 43, 1785-1791.
  5. Yoshifumi Amamoto, Moriya Kikuchi, Hideyuki Otsuka, Atsushi Takahara 'Solvent-Controlled Formation of Star-like Nanogels via Dynamic Covalent Exchange of PSt-b-PMMA Diblock Copolymers with Alkoxyamine Units in the Side Chain' Macromolecules 2010, 43, 5470-5473.
  6. Yoshifumi Amamoto, Moriya Kikuchi, Hideyuki Otsuka, Atsushi Takahara 'Arm-Replaceable Star-Like Nanogels: Arm Detachment and Arm Exchange Reactions by Dynamic Covalent Exchanges of Alkoxyamine Units' Polym. J. 2010, 42, 860-867.
  7. Tomoya Sato, Yoshifumi Amamoto, Hiroki Yamaguchi, Hideyuki Otsuka, Atsushi Takahara ''Substitutable' Polymer Brushes: Reactive Poly(methacrylate) Brushes with Exchangeable Alkoxyamine Units in the Side Chain' Chem. Lett. 2010, 39, 1209-1211.
  8. Yoshifumi Amamoto, Takeshi Maeda, Kikuchi Moriya, Hideyuki Otsuka, Atsushi Takahara 'Star-like Nanogels with Different Arm Lengths: Formation by Dynamic Covalent Exchange and Their Molecular Imaging' Chem. Commun. 2009, 689-691.
  9. Yoshifumi Amamoto, Moriya Kikuchi, Hiroyasu Masunaga, Sono Sasaki, Hideyuki Otsuka, Atsushi Takahara 'Reorganizable Chemical Polymer Gels Based on Dynamic Covalent Exchange and Controlled Monomer Insertion' Macromolecules 2009, 42, 8733-8738.
  10. Hideyuki Otsuka, Koichiro Aotani, Yuji Higaki, Yoshifumi Amamoto, Atsushi Takahara 'Thermal Reorganization and Molecular Weight Control of Dynamic Covalent Polymers Containing Alkoxyamines in Their Main Chains' Macromolecules 2007, 40, 1429-1434.
  11. Yoshifumi Amamoto, Yuji Higaki, Yasuhiro Matsuda, Hideyuki Otsuka, Atsushi Takahara 'Programmed Thermodynamic Formation and Structure Analysis of Star-like Nanogel with Core Cross-linked by Thermally Exchangeable Dynamic Covalent Bonds' J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 13298-13304.
  12. Yoshifumi Amamoto, Yuji Higaki, Yasuhiro Matsuda, Hideyuki Otsuka, Atsushi Takahara 'Programmed Formation of Nanogel via a Radical Crossover Reaction of Complementarily Reactive Diblock Copolymer' Chem. Lett. 2007, 36, 774-775.

Peer-reviewed Proceeding, Book and Review

  1. Yoshifumi Amamoto, Hideyuki Otsuka 'Recent Developments in Reorganizable Dynamic Covalent Polymers' Kobunshi, 2011, 60, 324-328.
  2. Yoshifumi Amamoto, Hideyuki Otsuka, and Atsushi Takahara 'Synthesis and Characterization of Polymeric Nanogels' Nanomaterials for Life Sciences, Volume 10, Polymeric Nanomaterials (Wiley VCH), 27-58. Boschstr. 12, 69469 Weinheim, Germany
  3. Yoshifumi Amamoto, Hideyuki Otsuka, and Atsushi Takahara 'Formation of Polystyrene/Poly(methyl methacrylate) Heteroarm Star-Like Nanogels from Complementarily Reactive Well-Defined Diblock Copolymers' Journal of Physics: Conference Series 2009, 184, 012019.
  4. Hideyuki Otsuka, Yoshifumi Amamoto, Yasuhiro Matsuda, Takeshi Maeda, Atsushi Takahara 'Synthesis and Reaction of Well-defined Copolymers with Thermally Exchangeable Dynamic Covalent Bonds in the Side Chains' ACS symposium series book, 2009, 1024, 319-330.

Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society
  • The Society of Polymer Science, Japan