Yasuhiro SHIRAISHI

Associate Professor, Dr. of Eng.
Research Center for Solar Energy Chemistry
Osaka University
Machikaneyama-cho 1-3, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-8531, JAPAN
Tel: +81-(0)6-6850-6271, Fax: +81-(0)6-6850-6273
E-mail: shiraish***cheng.es.osaka-u.ac.jp
http://www.cheng.es.osaka-u.ac.jp/hirailab/shiraish/index.html


Profile
1973.3 Born in Yamaguchi, Japan

1996.3 BS, Osaka University
1997.3 MS, Osaka University
2000.3 Dr. of Eng., Osaka University
2000.5-2000.10 Visiting Researcher of University of Bradford, UK (Prof. P.J. Bailes)
1999.1-2001.3 JSPS fellow
2001.4 Research Associate, Osaka University
2004.4 Associate Professor, Osaka University


Research Projects
1.
Development of Novel Upgrading Processes for Fuel Oils with Photochemical Reactions (finished)
2. Development of Novel Upgrading Processes for Fuel Oils with Chemical Reactions (finished)
3. Design of Luminescent Molecular Devices
4.
Design of Photocatalytic Systems for Selective Organic Transformations
5.
Other Projects



Publication List 

1. Development of Novel Upgrading Processes for Fuel Oils with Photochemical Reactions (finished)
1. Desulfurization Process for Light Oil by Photochemical Reaction and Liquid-Liquid Extraction: Removal of Benzothiophenes and Alkyl Sulfides
    T. Hirai, Y. Shiraishi and
I. Komasawa, J. Chem. Eng. Jpn., 30(1), 173-175 (1997)

2. Effect of Photosensitizer and Hydrogen Peroxide on Desulfurization of Light Oil by Photochemical Reaction and Liquid-Liquid Extraction
    T. Hirai, Y. Shiraishi, K. Ogawa and I. Komasawa, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 36(3), 530-533 (1997)

3. A Deep Desulfurization Process for Light Oil by Photochemical Reaction in an Organic Two-Phase Liquid-Liquid Extraction System
  Y. Shiraishi, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 37(1), 203-211 (1998)

4. Visible Light-Induced Desulfurization Technique for Light Oil
  Y. Shiraishi, Y. Taki, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Chem. Commun., 2601-2602 (1998)

5. Photochemical Desulfurization of Light Oils Using Oil/Hydrogen Peroxide Aqueous Solution Extraction System: Application for High Sulfur Content Straight-Run Light Gas Oil and Aromatic Rich Light Cycle Oil
  Y. Shiraishi, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, J. Chem. Eng. Jpn., 32(1), 158-161 (1999)

6. A Deep Desulfurization Process for Light Oil by Photosensitized Oxidation Using a Triplet Photosensitizer and Hydrogen Peroxide in an Oil/Water Two-Phase Liquid-Liquid Extraction System
  Y. Shiraishi, H. Hara, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 38(4), 1589-1595 (1999)
7. Photochemical Desulfurization of Methyl-Substituted Organic Sulfur Compounds from Light Oil Using an Oil/Hydrogen Peroxide Aqueous Solution System
  Y. Shiraishi, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Solv. Extr. Res. Dev., Jpn., 6, 137-143 (1999)
8. Identification of Desulfurization Products in the Photochemical Desulfurization Process for Benzothiophenes and Dibenzothiophenes from Light Oil Using an Organic Two-Phase Extraction System
  Y. Shiraishi, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 38(9), 3300-3309 (1999)
9. Visible Light-Induced Deep Desulfurization Process for Light Oils by Photochemical Electron-Transfer Oxidation in an Organic Two-Phase Extraction System
  Y. Shiraishi, Y. Taki, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 38(9), 3310-3318 (1999)
10. Visible Light-Induced Desulfurization Process for Catalytic-Cracked Gasoline Using an Organic Two-Phase Extraction System
  Y. Shiraishi, Y. Taki, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 38(12), 4538-4544 (1999)
11. Photochemical Desulfurization for Light Cycle Oil Using an Organic Two-Phase Extraction System
  Y. Shiraishi, T. Hirai and
I. Komasawa, Solv. Extr. Res. Dev., Jpn., 7, 11-17 (2000)
12. A Novel Demetalation Process for Vanadyl- and Nickelporphyrins from Petroleum Residue by Photochemical Reaction and Liquid-Liquid Extraction
  Y. Shiraishi, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 39(5), 1345-1355 (2000)
13. Novel Deep Desulfurization Processes for Fuel Oils by Photochemical Reactions and Liquid-Liquid Extraction (Review in Japanese)
  Y. Shiraishi, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Kagaku Kogaku Ronbunshu, 26(4), 487-496 (2000)
14. Photochemical Denitrogenation Processes for Light Oils Effected by a Combination of UV Irradiation and Liquid-Liquid Extraction
  Y. Shiraishi, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 39(8), 2826-2836 (2000)
15. Photochemical Desulfurization and Denitrogenation Process for Vacuum Gas Oil Using an Organic Two-Phase Extraction System
  Y. Shiraishi, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 40(1), 293-303 (2001)
18. Operability Study on Photochemical Desulfurization Process for Light Oil Using an Organic Two-Phase Extraction System
  Y. Shiraishi, T. Hirai and
I. Komasawa, Solv. Extr. Res. Dev., Jpn., 8, 165-171 (2001)
23. Quantum Chemical Calculation on Behavior of Sulfur Compounds in a Photochemical Desulfurization Process for Light Oils Using an Organic Two-Phase Extraction
  Y. Shiraishi, T. Hirai and Isao Komasawa, Solv. Extr. Res. Dev., Jpn., 9, 133-140 (2002)

26. TiO2-Mediated Photocatalytic Desulfurization Process for Light Oils Using an Organic Two-Phase System
Y. Shiraishi, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, J. Chem. Eng. Jpn., 35(5), 489-492 (2002)

32. Photochemical Production of Biphenyls from Oxidized Sulfur Compounds Obtained by Oxidative Desulfurization of Light Oils
Y. Shiraishi, K. Tachibana, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Energy Fuels, 17(1), 95-100 (2003)

60. Sulfonium Salts Obtained by Desulfurization of Light Oils as an Initiator for Cationic Photopolymerization
Y. Shiraishi and Takayuki Hirai, Energy & Fuels, 20(5), 1767–1770 (2006)

 

2. Development of Novel Upgrading Processes for Fuel Oils with Chemical Reactions (finished)
16. A Novel Desulfurization Process for Fuel Oils Based on the Formation and Subsequent Precipitation of S-Alkylsulfonium Salts. 1. Light Oil Feedstocks
  Y. Shiraishi, Y. Taki, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 40(4), 1213-1224 (2001)
17. A Novel Desulfurization Process for Fuel Oils Based on the Formation and Subsequent Precipitation of S-Alkylsulfonium Salts. 2. Catalytic-Cracked Gasoline
  Y. Shiraishi, K. Tachibana, Y. Taki, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 40(4), 1225-1233 (2001)
19. A Novel Desulfurization Process for Fuel Oils Based on the Formation and Subsequent Precipitation of S-Alkylsulfonium Salts. 3. Denitrogenation Behavior of Light Oil Feedstocks
  Y. Shiraishi, K. Tachibana, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 40(15), 3390-3397 (2001)
20. A Novel Desulfurization Process for Fuel Oils Based on the Formation and Subsequent Precipitation of S-Alkylsulfonium Salts. 4. Desulfurization and Simultaneous Denitrogenation of Vacuum Gas Oil
  Y. Shiraishi, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 40(15), 3398-3405(2001)
21. A Novel Methodology towards Deep Desulfurization of Light oil Effected by Sulfimides Formation
  Y. Shiraishi, T. Naito, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Chem. Commun., 1256-1257 (2001)
22. A Novel Desulfurization Process for Fuel Oils Based on the Formation and Subsequent Precipitation of S-Alkylsulfonium Salts. 5. Denitrogenation Reactivity of Basic and Neutral Nitrogen Compounds
  Y. Shiraishi, K. Tachibana, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 40(22), 4919-4924 (2001)

24. Denitrogenation Behavior of Light Oils in a Desulfurization Process Based on Photosensitized Oxidation Using a Photosensitizer and Hydrogen Peroxide in an Oil/Water Two-Phase System
  Y. Shiraishi, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Solv. Extr. Res. Dev., Jpn., 9, 121-132 (2002)

25. Novel Desulfurization and Simultaneous Denitrogenation Processes for Fuel Oils by Alkylation and Precipitation (Review in Japanese)
Y. Shiraishi, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Kagaku Kogaku Ronbunshu., 28(3), 231-240 (2002)

27. Desulfurization and Denitrogenation Process for Light Oils Based on Chemical Oxidation Followed by Liquid–Liquid Extraction
Y. Shiraishi, K. Tachibana, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 41(17), 4362-4375 (2002)

28. A Desulfurization Process for Light Oils Based on the Formation and Subsequent Adsorption of N-Tosylsulfimides
Y. Shiraishi, T. Naito, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 41(17), 4376–4382 (2002)

30. A Novel Thermal-Latent Cationic Initiator: S-Alkylsulfonium Salts Obtained by Desulfurization of Light Oil
Y. Shiraishi, K. Tachibana, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 41(23), 5554-5557 (2002)

31. Oxidative Desulfurization Process for Light Oils Based on Chemical Oxidation Using Titanium Silicate Molecular Sieve Catalysts
Y. Shiraishi, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, J. Chem. Eng. Japan, 35(12), 1305-1311 (2002)

33. Polymer-Supported Sulfonium Salts Obtained by Desulfurization of Light Oil as Novel Phase Transfer Catalyst
Y. Shiraishi, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, J. Chem. Eng. Japan, 36(2), 220-224 (2003)

34. S-Methylsulfonium Salts Obtained by Desulfurization of Vacuum Gas Oil and Catalytic-Cracked Gasoline as Thermal Latent Polymerization Initiator
  Y. Shiraishi, T. Hirai and
I. Komasawa, J. Chem. Eng. Japan, 36(3), 343–347 (2003)

35. Photochemical Desulfurization and Denitrogenation of Light Oil Using Benzophenone-Modified Silica Gel as Heterogeneous Triplet Photosensitizer
  Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, Solv. Extr. Res.
Dev., Japan, 10, 79–85 (2003)

36. Vanadosilicate Molecular Sieve as a Catalyst for Oxidative Desulfurization of Light Oil
Y. Shiraishi, T. Naito and T. Hirai, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 42(24), 6034–6039 (2003)

38. Desulfurization Process for Light Oil Based on Chemical Adsorption of Sulfur Compounds Using Polymer-Supported Imidation Agent
Y. Shiraishi, T. Naito and T. Hirai, J. Chem. Eng. Japan, 36(12), 1528–1531 (2003)

39. Desulfurization of Vacuum Gas Oil Based on Chemical Oxidation followed by Liquid-Liquid Extraction
Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, Energy & Fuels, 18(1), 37–40 (2004)

40. Transmethylation of Olefin via S-Methylsulfonium Salts Obtained by Desulfurization of Light Oil
Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, J. Mol. Catal. A Chem., 212(1–2), 115–119 (2004)

42. Desulfurization and Denitrogenation of Light Oils Using Methyl Viologen-Modified Aluminosilicate Adsorbent
Y. Shiraishi, A. Yamada and T. Hirai, Energy & Fuels, 18(5), 1400–1404 (2004)

44. A Desulfurization Process for Light Oil Based on the Formation of Charge-Transfer Complex Using Electron Deficient Polymer
Y. Shiraishi, A. Yamada, and T. Hirai, Solv. Extr. Res. Dev. Japan, 12, 69–76 (2005)

 

3. Design of Luminescent Molecular Sensors/Devices

41. Heterogeneous Fluorometric Detection of pH and Metal Cations by Amphiphilic Zeolite Modified with Anthracene–Substituted Azamacrocycle
  G. Nishimura, Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 43(19), 6064–6069 (2004)

43. Fluorometric Detection of pH and Metal Cations by 1,4,7,10-Tetraazacyclododecane (Cyclen) Bearing with Two Anthrylmethyl Groups
Y. Shiraishi, Y. Kohno and T. Hirai, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 44(20), 847–851 (2004)

47. A Molecular Switch with pH-Controlled Absolutely Switchable Dual-Mode Fluorescence
Y. Shiraishi, Y. Tokitoh, G. Nishimura and T. Hirai, Org. Lett., 7(13), 2611–2614 (2005)

49. Bis-azamacrocyclic Anthracene as a Fluorescent Chemosensor for Cations in Aqueous Solution
Y. Shiraishi, Y. Kohno and T. Hirai, J. Phys. Chem. B, 109(41), 19139–19147 (2005)

51. A Fluorescent Chemosensor for Wide-Range pH Detection
G. Nishimura, Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, Chem. Commun., 5313–5315 (2005)

52. A Fluorescent Molecular Logic Gate with Multiply-Configurable Dual Outputs
Y. Shiraishi, Y. Tokitoh and T. Hirai, Chem. Commun., 5316–5318 (2005)

58. pH- and H2O-Driven Triple-Mode Pyrene Fluorescence

Y. Shiraishi, Y Tokitoh and T. Hirai, Org. Lett., 8(17), 3841–3844 (2006)

61. A Triethylenetetramine with Anthracene and Benzophenone as a Fluorescent Molecular Logic Gate with Either-Or Switchable Dual Logic Functions
  G. Nishimura, K. Ishizumi, Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110(43), 21596
21602 (2006)

62. Sensitized Luminescence of Eu and Tb Macrocyclic Complexes Bearing Benzophenone Antennae

Y. Shiraishi, Y. Furubayashi, G. Nishimura and T. Hirai, J. Luminescence, 128(1), 68-76 (2007)

64. Solvent-Driven Multiply-Configurable On/Off Fluorescent Indicator of pH Window: A Diethylenetriamine Bearing Two End Pyrene Fragments
Y. Shiraishi, Y. Tokitoh, G. Nishimura and T. Hirai, J. Phys. Chem. B, 111(19), 5090
5100 (2007)

65. A New Rhodamine-Based Fluorescent Chemosensor for Transition Metal Cations Synthesized by One-Step Facile Condensation

    X. Zhang, Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, Tetrahedron Lett., 48(31), 5455-5459 (2007)

66. Effects of Metal Cation Coordination on Fluorescence Properties of a Diethylenetriamine Bearing Two End Pyrene Fragments

    Y. Shiraishi, K. Ishizumi, G. Nishimura and T. Hirai, J. Phys. Chem. B, 111(30), 88128822 (2007)

67. Hg(II)–Selective Intermolecular Excimer Emission of a Bis-Naphthyl Azadiene Derivative

    Y. Shiraishi, H. Maehara, K. Ishizumi and T. Hirai, Org. Lett., 9(16), 3125-3128 (2007)

68. Sensitized Luminescence Properties of Dinuclear Lanthanide Macrocyclic Complexes with a Benzophenone Antenna
Y. Shiraishi, Y. Furubayashi, G. Nishimura and T. Hirai, J. Luminescence, 127(2), 623-632 (2007)

69. Temperature-Driven On/Off Fluorescent Indicator of pH Window: an Anthracene-Conjugated Thermoresponsive Polymer

    Y. Shiraishi, R. Miyamoto and T. Hirai, Tetrahedron Lett., 48(38), 6660-6664 (2007)

70. Rhodamine-Based Fluorescent Thermometer Exhibiting Selective Emission Enhancement at a Specific Temperature Range

    Y. Shiraishi, R. Miyamoto, X. Zhang, T. Hirai, Org. Lett. 9(20), 3921-3924 (2007)

71. A Quinoline-Polyamine Conjugate as a Fluorescent Chemosensor for Quantitative Detection of Zn(II) in Water

    Y. Shiraishi, C. Ichimura and T. Hirai, Tetrahedron Lett., 48(44), 7769-7773 (2007)

72. Cu(II)-Selective Strong Green Fluorescence of a Rhodamine-Diacetic Acid Conjugate
X. Zhang, Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, Org. Lett., 9(24), 5039-5042 (2007)
important paper

73. Unmodified Fluorescein as a Fluorescent Chemosensor for Fluoride Ion Detection
X. Zhang, Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, Tetrahedron Lett., 48(50), 8803-8806 (2007)

74. A Fluorescent Molecular Switch Driven by Sequence of Metal Cation Inputs: An Azamacrocyclic Ligand Containing Bipolar Anthracene Fragments

    G. Nishimura, H. Maehara, Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, Chem.\Eur. J., 14(1), 259-271 (2008)

76. Effects of Proton and Metal Cations on the Fluorescence Properties of Anthracene Bearing Macrocyclic Polyether and Polyamine Receptors
Y. Kohno, Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 195(2-3), 267-276 (2008)

77. A Hemicyanine-Conjugated Copolymer as a Highly Sensitive Fluorescent Thermometer
Y. Shiraishi, R. Miyamoto and T. Hirai, Langmuir, 24(8), 4273-4279 (2008)
important paper

78. Fe(III)- and Hg(II)-Selective Dual Channel Fluorescence of a Rhodamine-Azacrown Ether Conjugate

    X. Zhang, Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, Tetrahedron Lett., 49(26), 4178-4181 (2008)

83. A Rhodamine-Cyclen Conjugate as a Highly Sensitive and Selective Fluorescent Chemosensor for Hg(II)

    Y. Shiraishi, S. Sumiya, Y. Kohno and T. Hirai, J. Org. Chem., 73(21), 8571-8574 (2008)

84. Rhodamine-Based Acrylamide Polymers Exhibiting Selective Fluorescence Enhancement at Specific Temperature Ranges

    Y. Shiraishi, R. Miyamoto and T. Hirai, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 200(2-3), 432-437 (2008)

86. Spiropyran-Conjugated Thermoresponsive Copolymer as a Colorimetric Thermometer with Linear and Reversible Color Change

    Y. Shiraishi, R. Miyamoto and T. Hirai, Org. Lett., 11(7), 1571-1574 (2009) important paper

87. Indole-Azadiene Conjugate as a Colorimetric and Fluorometric Probe for Selective Fluoride Ion Detection

    Y. Shiraishi, H. Maehara and T. Hirai, Org. Biomol. Chem.7(10), 2072-2076 (2009)

89. A BODIPY-Indole Conjugate as a Colorimetric and Fluorometric Probe for Fluoride Anion Detection

    Y. Shiraishi, H. Maehara, T. Sugii, D. Wang and T. Hirai, Tetrahedron Lett., 50(29), 4293-4296 (2009)

90. Effect of Poly-N-Isopropylacrylamide on Fluorescence Properties of CdS/Cd(OH)2 Nanoparticles in Water

    Y. Shiraishi, K. Adachi, S. Tanaka and T. Hirai, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 205(1), 51-59 (2009)

91. Effects of Alkyl Chain Length on Cu(II)-Selective Green Fluorescence of Rhodamine-Diacetic Acid Conjugates

    X. Zhang, S. Sumiya, Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 205(2-3), 315-220 (2009)

92. Spiropyran as a Selective, Sensitive, and Reproducible Cyanide Anion Receptor

    Y. Shiraishi, K. Adachi, M. Itoh and T. Hirai, Org. Lett., 11(15), 3482-3485 (2009) important paper

93. BODIPY-Conjugated Thermoresponsive Copolymer as a Fluorescent Thermometer Based on Polymer Microviscosity

    D. Wang, R. Miyamoto, Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, Langmuir, 25(22), 13176-13182 (2009)

98. A Coumarin-Thiourea Conjugate as a Fluorescent Probe for Hg(II) in Aqueous Media with a Broad pH Range 2-12

   Y. Shiraishi, S. Sumiya and T. Hirai, Org. Biomol. Chem., 8(6), 1310–1314 (2010) important paper

100. A distyryl BODIPY Derivative as a Fluorescent Probe for Selective Detection of Chromium(III)

   D. Wang, Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, Tetrahedron Lett., in press

 

4. Design of Photocatalytic Systems for Selective Organic Transformations

45. Photosensitized Oxygenation of Sulfides within Amphiphilic Dendrimer Containing Benzophenone Core
Y. Shiraishi, H. Koizumi and T. Hirai, J. Phys. Chem. B, 109(18), 8580–8586 (2005)

46. Titanosilicate Molecular Sieve for Size-Screening Photocatalytic Conversion
Y. Shiraishi, N. Saito and T. Hirai, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127(23), 8304–8306 (2005)
important paper

48. Visible-Light Induced Selective Oxidation of Cyclohexane to Cyclohexanone on Cr-Si Binary Oxide with Molecular Oxygen
Y. Shiraishi, Y. Teshima and T. Hirai, Chem. Commun., 4569–4571 (2005)

50. Adsorption-Driven Photocatalytic Activity of Mesoporous Titanium Dioxide
Y. Shiraishi, N. Saito and T. Hirai, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127(37), 12820–12822 (2005)
important paper

53. Acetonitrile-Assisted Highly Selective Photocatalytic Epoxidation of Olefins on Ti-Containing Silica with Molecular Oxygen
Y. Shiraishi, M. Morishita, and T. Hirai, Chem. Commun., 5977–5979 (2005)

54. Visible Light-Induced Highly Selective Transformation of Olefin to Ketone by 2,4,6-Triphenylpyrylium Ion Encapsulated within Zeolite Y
Y. Shiraishi, N. Saito and T. Hirai, Chem. Commun., 773–775 (2006)

55. Visible-light Induced Partial Oxidation of Olefins on Cr-Containing Silica with Molecular Oxygen
Y. Shiraishi, Y. Teshima and T. Hirai, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110(14), 6257–6263 (2006)

56. Vanadium-Containing Mesoporous Silica of High Photocatalytic Activity and Stability Even in Water
Y. Shiraishi, M. Morishita, Y. Teshima and T. Hirai, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110(15), 6587–6594 (2006)

57. Temperature-Driven Oxygenation Rate Control by Polymeric Photosensitizer

H. Koizumi, Y. Shiraishi, S. Tojo, M. Fujitsuka, T. Majima and T. Hirai, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 128(27), 8751–8753 (2006) important paper

59. Ti-containing Mesoporous Organosilica as a Photocatalyst for Selective Olefin Epoxidation

M. Morishita, Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110(36), 17898–17905 (2006)

63. Temperature-Controlled Changeable Oxygenation Selectivity by Singlet Oxygen with a Polymeric Photosensitizer

    H. Koizumi, Y. Kimata, Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, Chem. Commun., (18), 1846–1848 (2007)

75. Visible Light-Induced Partial Oxidation of Cyclohexane on Hydrophobically-Modified Cr-Containing Mesoporous Silica with Molecular Oxygen

    Y. Shiraishi, H. Ohara and T. Hirai, J. Catal., 254(2), 365–373 (2008)

79. Highly Efficient Methyl Ketone Synthesis by Water-Assisted C–C Coupling between Olefins and Photoactivated Acetone
Y. Shiraishi, D. Tsukamoto and T. Hirai, Org. Lett., 10(14) 3117-3120 (2008)
important paper

80. Temperature-Controlled Photooxygenation with Polymer Nanocapsules Encapsulating an Organic Photosensitizer

    Y. Shiraishi, Y. Kimata, H. Koizumi and T. Hirai, Langmuir, 24(17), 9832-9836 (2008)

81. Temperature-Controlled Photosensitization Properties of Benzophenone-Conjugated Thermoresponsive Copolymers

    H. Koizumi, Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, J. Phys. Chem. B, 112(42), 13238-13244 (2008)

82. Selective Photocatalytic Transformations on Titanosilicate ETS-10 Molecular Sieve Driven by Polarity and Size of Molecules

    Y. Shiraishi, D. Tsukamoto and T. Hirai, Langmuir, 24(21), 12658-12663 (2008)

85. (Review) Selective Organic Transformations on Titanium Oxide-Based Photocatalysts

    Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, J. Photochem. Photobiol. C: Photochem. Rev., 9, 157-170 (2008)

88. Photocatalytic Activity of Titanium Dioxide Particles Embedded in Mesoporous Silica Affected by Substrate Polarity

    Y. Shiraishi, Y. Sugano, D. Inoue and T. Hirai, J. Catal., 262(2), 275-282 (2009)

94. Temperature- and pH-Responsive Photosensitization Activity of Polymeric Sensitizers Based in Poly-N-Isopropylacrylamide

    Y. Shiraishi, T. Suzuki and T. Hirai, Polymer, 50(24), 5758-5764 (2009)

95. Visible Light-Induced Photosensitized Decomposition of Organic Pollutants with Polymer Nanocapsules Encapsulating Fe(bpy)32+ Complex

    Y, Shiraishi, K. Manabe and T. Hirai, Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 93(3-4), 292-298 (2010)

96. One-Pot Synthesis of Benzimidazole by Simultaneous Photocatalytic and Catalytic Reactions on Pt@TiO2 Nanoparticles

   Y. Shiraishi, Y. Sugano, S. Tanaka and T. Hirai, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 49(9), 1650-1660 (2010) important paper

97. Highly Efficient Methyl Ketone Synthesis with Photoactivated Acetone and Olefins Assisted by Mg(II)-Exchanged Zeolite Y

   D. Tsukamoto, Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, J. Org. Chem., 75(5), 1450-1457 (2010)

99. Selective Photooxidation of Chlorophenols with Molecularly Imprinted Polymers Containing a Photosensitizer

   Y. Shiraishi, T. Suzuki and T. Hirai, New J. Chem., in press

 

5. Other Projects

29. Separation of Transition Metals Using Inorganic Adsorbents Modified with Chelating Ligands
Y. Shiraishi, G. Nishimura, T. Hirai and I. Komasawa, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 41(20), 5065–5070 (2002)

37. Selective Recovery of Metal Ions Based on Selective Sinking of Zeolite Modified with Octadecyl and Diethylenetriamine Groups
G. Nishimura, Y. Shiraishi and T. Hirai, Chem. Lett., 32(12), 1096–1097 (2003)

 

(Updated on March 18, 2010)