1. Xin-Ling Liu, Seiji Tsunega, Takumi Ito, Maho Takanashi, Miwa Saito, Katsuya Kaikake, and Ren-Hua Jin, “Double chiral Organic/inorganic hybrid materials: Formation of chiral phenolic resins on polyamines-associated chiral silica”, Chem Lett, in press (2017) DOI: /CL-170656 (selected as Editor’s choice paper)

2. Daiki Souma, Ren-Hua Jin, “Free-Standing Disk Mold Crystalline Polyethyleneimine Gels: Physical Properties and Chemical Function in Mineralization”, Colloid and Polym. Sci., 295, 1585–1594 (2017) doi:10.1007/s00396-017-4125-6

3. Daiki Souma, Ren-Hua Jin, “Sub-5 μm balls possessing forest-like poly(methyloxazoline)/ polyethyleneimine side chains and templated silica microballs with unusual internal structures”, RSC Advances, 7, 36302-36312 (2017) DOI: 10.1039/c7ra05329k

4. Xin-Ling Liu, Seiji Tsunega and Ren-Hua Jin, “Unexpected “Hammer-like Liquid” to Pulverize Silica Powders to Stable Sols and Its Application in Preparation of Sub-10 nm SiO2 Hybrid Nanoparticles with Chirality”, ACS Omega, 2, 1431-1440 (2017). DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00120 (download free)

5.Xin-Ling Liu, Seiji Tsunega and Ren-Hua Jin, “Self-directing chiral information in solid–solid transformation: unusual chiral-transfer without racemization from amorphous silica to crystalline silicon”, Nanoscale Horizons, 2, 147-155 (2017). DOI:10.1039/c6nh00214e ( inside front cover picture) (download free)


1. Dong-Dong Yao, Hiroki Kubosawa, Daiki Souma, Ren-Hua Jin, “Shaped crystalline aggregates of comb-like polyethyleneimine for biomimetic synthesis of inorganic silica materials”, Polymer, 86, 120-128 (2016) DOI:10.1016/j.polymer.2016.01.045

2. Xin-Ling Liu, Kazuki Moriyama, Yan-Feng Gao and Ren-Hua Jin, “Polycondensation and carbonization of phenolic resin on structured nano/chiral silicas: reactions, on structured nano/chiral silicas: reactions,morphologies and properties”, J. Mater. Chem. B, 4, 626-634 (2016) DOI: 10.1039/c5tb01966d


D.-D. Yao, H. Murata, S. Tsunega, R.-H. Jin, “Chiral SiO2 and and Ag@SiO2 Materials Transferred by Complexes Consisting of Comb-Like Polyethyleneimine and Tartaric Acid”, Chem. Eur. J., 21, 15667-15675 (2015).

Dong-Dong Yao and Ren-Hua Jin, “Synthesis of comb-like poly(ethyleneimine)s and their application in biomimetic silicification”, Polym. Chem., 6, 2255-2263 (2015).

Dongdong Yao, Yongming Chen and Renhua Jin, “Different dimensional silica materials prepared using shaped block copolymer nanoobjects as catalytic templates”, J. Mater. Chem. B, 3, 5786-5794 (2015).


Daisuke Noda, Yoshiaki Arai, Daiki Souma, Hideo Nagashima and Ren-Hua Jin, Poly(N-cyanoethylethyleneimine): a new nanoscale template for biomimetic silicification, Chem. Commun., 50, 10793-10796 (2014).

Ren-Hua Jin, Dong-Dong Yao, Rumi Levi, "Biomimetic synthesis of shaped and chiral silica entities templated by organic objective materials", Chem. Eur. J., 20, 7196–7214 (2014) DOI: 10.1002/chem.201400387.

金仁華,“触媒的テンプレート法によるキラルセラミックス合成手法の新展開”,セラミックス,49, 380-384 (2014).

So-ichiro Nakanishi, Mitsunobu Kawamura, Hidetomo Kai, Ren-Hua Jin, Yusuke Sunada, Hideo Nagashima, “Well-Defined Iron Complexes as Efficient Catalysts for “Green” Atom-Transfer Radical Polymerization of Styrene, Methyl Methacrylate, and Butyl Acrylate with Low Catalyst Loadings and Catalyst Recycling”, Chem. Eur. J., 20, 5802-5814 (2014).

Xinling Liu, Yanfeng Gao, Hongjie Luo, Ren-Hua Jin, “Synergistically constructed polyamine/nanosilica/graphene composites: preparation, features and removal of Hg2+ and dyes from contaminated water”, RSC Adv, 4, 9594-9601 (2014).

Xinling Liu, Yanfeng Gao, Ren-Hua Jin, Hongjie Luo, Peng Peng, Yu Liu, “Scalable synthesis of Si nanostructures by low-temperature magnesiothermic reduction of silica for application in lithium ion batteries”, Nano Energy, 4, 31-38 (2014).

Hiroyuki Matsukizono, Keiki Murada, Ren-Hua Jin, “Nanosheets-Stacked Chiral Silica Transcribed from Metal ions- and pH-tuned Supramolecular Crystalline Complexes of Polyamine/D-glucarate”, Chem. Eur. J., 20, 1134–1145 (2014).


Jian-Jun Yuan, Pei-Xin Zhu, Daisuke Noda, Ren-Hua Jin, “Controlled synthesis of ultrathin silica nanotube via spontaneous polycondensation on polyamine fibrils and its transformable property”, Beilstein J. Nanotechnol, 4, 793-804 (2013).

Jian-Jun Yuan, Nobuo Kimitsuka, Ren-Hua Jin, “Bioinspired Synthesis of Soft-Nanofilament-based Coatings Consisted of Polysilsesquioxanes/Polyamine and Their Divergent Surface Control”, ACS Appl. Mater. & Interface, 5, 3126-3133 (2013).

Xin-Ling Liu, Pei-Xin Zhu, Yan-Feng Gao and Ren-Hua Jin, “Synthesis of Free-standing Sub-10 nm Y2O3:Eu Particles on Silica Nanowire Mareix and Amplified Luminescent Performance”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 1, 477–483 (2013).


Xin-Ling Liu, Pei-Xin Zhu, Yan-Feng Gao and Ren-Hua Jin, “Polyamine-Promoted Growth of One-Dimensional Nanostructure-Based Silica and Its Feature in Catalysts Design”, Materials, 5, 1787-1799 (2012).

Hiroyuki Matsukizono, Ren-Hua Jin, “High-Temperature-Resistant Chiral Silica Generated on Chiral Crystalline Templates Under Neutral-pH/Ambient Conditions”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 51, 5862 –5865 (2012) (selected as Hot Paper).

Jian-Jun Yuan, Ren-Hua Jin, “Temporally and spatially controlled silicification for self-generating polymer@silica hybrid nanotube on substrates with tunable film nanostructure”, J. Mater. Chem. 22, 5080-5088 (2012).

Tetsuro Soejima, Ren-Hua Jin, Yuki Terayama, Atsushi Takahara, Takamasa Shiraishi, Seishiro Ito and Nobuo Kimizuka “Synthesis of TiO2 Nanocoral Structures in Ever-Changing Aqueous Reaction Systems” Langmuir, 28, 2637−2642 (2012).


Jian-Jun Yuan, Ren-Hua Jin, “Approaches to nanostructure control and functionalizations of polymer@silica hybrid nanograss generated by biomimetic silica mineralization on a self-assembled polyamine layer”, Beilstein J. Nanotechnol., 2, 760–773 (2011).


Jian-Jun Yuan, Ren-Hua Jin, “Direct generation of silica nanowire-based thin film on various substrates with tunable surface nanostructure and extreme repellency toward complex liquids”, Langmuir, 27, 9588–9596 (2011).

金仁華, “任意基材表面でのセラミックナノコーティング”,セラミックス No. 7, 46(2011).(総説)

Jian-Jun Yuan, Ren-Hua Jin, “Polyamine@silica hybrid nanograss: biomimetic fabrication, structure characterization and surface functionalization”, J. Mater. Chem., 21, 10720-10729 (2011).

Hiroyuki Matsukizono, Ren-Hua Jin, “Controlled Formation of Polyamine Crystalline Layers on Glass Surfaces and Successive Fabrication of Hierarchically Structured Silica Thin Films”, Langmuir, 27, 6338-6348 (2011).

Ren-Hua Jin, Jian-Yun Yuan, “Learning from Biosilica: Nanostructured Silicas and Their Coatings on Substrates by Programmable Approaches”, Chapter 8 in Book of “Advances in Biomimetics” pp159-184, Edited by Anne George, InTech (2011). ISBN 978-953-307-191-6

H. Mastukizono, Ren-Hua Jin, “Bent silica Nanosheets Directed from Crystalline Templates Controlled by Proton Donors”, J. Nanoparticle Research, 13, 683-691 (2011).


深澤憲正,金仁華,“構造色技術:塗る-乾かす-発色する”,表面技術,61,754-756 (2010).(総説)

金仁華,”バイオシリカに学ぶ階層構造材料” , 高分子,59, 868-872 (2010).(総説)

Jian-Jun Yuan, Ren-Hua Jin, “Bioinspired Synthesis of Continuous Titania Coat with Tunable Nanofiber-based Network Structure on Linear Polyethyleneimine-Covered Substrates”, Langmuir, 26, 4212-4218 (2010).

Jian-Jun Yuan, Ren-Hua Jin, “Water Motion and Movement without Sticking, Weight-loss and Cross-contaminant in Superhydrophobic Glass Tube”, Nanotechnology, 21, 065704 (2010).

Pei-Xin Zhu, Ren-Hua Jin, “Simple and Efficient Aqueous Process for Nanostructured Fibrous TiO2 Regulated by Linear Polyethyleneimine Aggregates”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 476-482 (2010).



Mitsunobu Kawamura , Yusuke Sunada , Hidetomo Kai, Nobuyuki Koike, Akane Hamada, Hitoshi Hayakawa, Ren-Hua Jin, Hideo Nagashima, “New Iron(II) Complexes for Atom-Transfer Radical Polymerization: The Ligand Design for Triazacyclononane Results in High Reactivity and Catalyst Performance”, Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis, 351, 2086-2090 (2009).

Hiroyuki Matsukizono, Pei-Xin Zhu, Norimasa Fukazawa and Ren-Hua Jin: “Turbine-like structured silica transcribed simply by prestructured crystallites of linear poly(ethyleneimine) bounded with metal ions” CrystEngComm, 11, 2695-2700 (2009).

Ren-Hua Jin and Jian-Jun Yuan: “Biomimetically Controlled Formation of Nanotextured Silica/Titania Films on Arbitrary Substrates and Their Tunable Surface Function”, Adv. Mater. 21, 3750-3753 (2009).


Pei-Xin Zhu and Ren-Hua Jin, “Environmentally benign and cost-effective silicification: from water glass to nanostructured silica by poly(ethyleneimine) mediation”, J. Mater. Chem., 18, 313–318 (2008).


Ren-Hua Jin and Jian-Jun Yuan: “One-Pot and Rapid Synthesis of Uniformed Silica Spheres Via Mediation of Linear Poly(ethyleneimine)s and Dyes”, Polym. J. 39, 822–827 (2007).

Ren-Hua Jin and Jian-Jun Yuan,“Hierarchically Structured Silica from Mediation of Linear Poly(ethyleneimine) Incorporated with Acidic/Basic Additives”, Polym. J. 39, 464-470 (2007).

Shota Niibayashi, Hitoshi Hayakawa, Ren-Hua Jin, and Hideo Nagashima , “Reusable and environmentally friendly ionic trinuclear iron complex catalyst for atom transfer radical polymerization”, Chem. Commun. 1855-1857 (2007).

Pei-Xin Zhu, Norimasa Fukazawa and Ren-Hua Jin: “Poly(ethyleneimine) Aggregates Regulated by Metal Cations Acting as Biomimetic Organic Reactors for Silica Architectures” , Small, 3, 394-398 (2007).


Jian-Jun Yuan, Pei-Xin Zhu, Norimasa Fukazawa and Ren-Hua Jin, “Synthesis of Nanofiber Based Silica Networks with Mediation of Organized Poly(ethyleneimine): Structure, Property and Mechanism”, Adv. Fucnt. Mater. 16, 2205-2212 (2006).

Ren-Hua Jin and Jian-Jun Yuan, “Shaped Silicas Transcribed from Aggregates of Four-Armed Star Polyethyleneimine with a Benzene Core”, Chem, Mater. 18, 3390-3396 (2006).


Ren-Hua Jin and Jian-Jun Yuan, “Simple Synthesis of Hierarchically Structured Silicas by Poly(ethyleneimine) Aggregates Pre-Organized by Media Modulation”, Macromol. Chem. Phys.,206, 2160-2170 (2005).

Ren-Hua Jin and Jian-Jun Yuan, “Fabrication of silver porous frameworks using poly(ethyleneimine) hydrogel as a soft sacrificial template”, J. Mater. Chem. 15, 4513-4517 (2005).

Jian-Jun Yuan and Ren-Hua Jin, “Multiply shaped silica mediated from aggregates of linear poly(ethyleneimine)”, Adv. Mater., 17, 885-888. (2005).

Jian-Jun Yuan and Ren-Hua Jin, “Fibrous crystalline hydrogels formed from polymers possessing a linear poly(ethyleneimine) backbone”, Langmuir, 21, 3136-3145 (2005).

Ren-Hua Jin and Jian-Jun Yuan, “Synthesis of poly(ethyleneimine)s-silica hybrid particles with complex shapes and hierarchical structures”, Chem. Commun., 1399-1401 (2005).


R.-H. Jin “Water soluble star block poly(oxazoline) with porphyrin label: A unique emulsion and its shape direction”, J. Mater. Chem., 14, 320-327 (2004).


R.-H. Jin: “Self-assembly of porphyrin centered amphiphilic star block copolymer into polymeric vesicular aggregates”, Macromol. Chem. Phys., 204, 403-409 (2003).

R.-H. Jin: “Colloidal polymer crystals generated from growing star poly(methyloxazoline) as polymerized in situ”, J. Mater. Chem., 13, 672-675 (2003).

R.-H. Jin : “Functional polymeric micelles formed from a novel cationic star block copolymer”, Chem. Phys. Chem. 4, 1118-1121 (2003).


R.-H. Jin: “Controlled location of porphyrin in aqueous micelles self-assembled from porphyrin centered amphiphilic star poly(oxazolines)”, Adv. Mater., 14, 889-892 (2002).

R.-H. Jin: “Silica-polyoxazoline hybrid with nanosized hollow enclosing porphyrin in hybrid walls”, Chem. Commun., 198-199 (2002).

R.-H. Jin, K. Feng, C. Pac: “Island-suspension bridge like polymer made from polymerization of styrene with branched multi-styryl macromonomer”, Polym. J., 34, 89-93 (2002).



R-H. Jin, Y. Hanazaki: “End-active phosphorous initiator system for polymerization of (meth)acrylates even in water medium”, Macromolecules, 31, 1297-1300 (1999).

R.-H. Jin, K. Motoyoshi : "Porphyrin centered water soluble star-shaped polymers: Poly(N-acetylethylenimine) and poly(ethylenimine) arms", J. Porphyrin & Phthalocyanine, 3, 60-64 (1999).

R.-H. Jin, K. Motoyoshi, Y. Hanazaki, T. Nishikubo; "Block-copolymerization of (meth)acrylates using Ph2PCl/epoxide as preinitiator ", Polym. J. , 30, 846-848 (1998).

R.-H. Jin, S. Motokycho, Y. Andou: "Controlled polymerization of AB2 monomer using chloromethylarene as comonomer: Branched polymers from activated methylene compounds", Macromol. Rapid Commun., 19, 41-46 (1998).

R.-H. Jin, S. Aoki, K. Shima: "Phosphoniumyl cationic porphyrins: Self-aggregations origin from pai-pai and cation-pai interactions", J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Transactions, 93, 3945-3953, (1997).

R.-H. Jin, Y. Hanazaki, T. Nishikubo: "High molecular weight polymers: Simple polymerization of methacrylic monomers using (Ph2PCl/epoxide) as a pre-initiator", Polym. J. 29, 113-118 (1997).

R.-H. Jin, Y. Andou: "Novel one-step synthesis of random hyperbranched polymers from activated methylene AB2 monomer", Macromolecules, 29, 8010-8013 (1996).

R.-H. Jin, S. Aoki, K. Shima: "A new route to water soluble porphyrins: phosphonium and ammonium type porphyrins and self-assembly", J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Commun., No16, 1939-1940 (1996).

Y. Tomoyose, D. Jiang, R.-H. Jin, T. Aida, T. Yamashita, K. Horie, E. Yashima: "Aryl ether dendrimers with an interior metallo porphyrin functionality as a spectroscopic probe: interpenetrating with dendritic imidazole", Macromolecules, 29, 5236-5238 (1996).

R.-H. Jin , T. Nishikubo: "Polymerization of acrylate monomers induced by chlorodiphenylphosphine and epoxides", Polymer, 35, 2907-2910 (1994).

R.-H. Jin, T. Aida, S. Inoue: "Caged porphyrin: the first dendritic molecule having a core photochemical functionality", J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Commun ., No16, 1260-1262 (1993).

R.-H. Jin, T. Nishikubo: "New ring opening reaction of epoxides with chloro-substituted aromatic and hetero-aromatic compounds", Synthesis, No1, 28-30 (1993) .

R.-H. Jin , T. Nishikubo: "Reaction between 8-chlorotheophylline and epoxides: simple preparation of oxazolido[2,3-f]purines", Tetrahedron Lett. , 33, 6307-6308 (1992).

R.-H. Jin, Y. Kurusu: "Functionalization of silica and its use as a catalyst: application of the modified silica for several nucleo­philic reactions", J. Mol. Cat., 73, 215-224 (1992).

R.-H. Jin, T. Nishikubo, Y. Kurusu: "Investigation of the behaviour some novel catalysts: polyorganosiloxane supported phosphonium salts in the reaction of oxiranes with S-phenyl thioacetate", Reactive Polym., 12, 219-226 (1992).

佐藤和也、金仁華、西久保忠臣:「触媒として種種の第四級アンモニウム塩を用いたエポキシ化合物とアルデヒド類との付加環化反応」, 日本化学会誌、No2, 166-171(1992).