Polymer Journal Award Past Winners
History of “SPSJ Award for the Outstanding Paper in Polymer Journal sponsored by ZEON”

Japanese

(Alphabetical order with Family Names in the same year.)

YEAR TITLE WINNER
2017
End-crosslinking of Controlled Telechelic Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) toward a Homogeneous Gel Network with Photo-induced Self-healing
(Polym. J., 49, 237(2017))
Shohei IDA

Direct Arylation Polycondensation for the Synthesis of Bithiazole-based Conjugated Polymers and Their Physical Properties
(Polym. J., 49, 123(2017))
Junpei KUWABARA

Analysis of the Sol-to-gel Transition Behavior of Temperature-responsive Injectable Polymer Systems by Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer
(Polym. J., 49, 677(2017))
Kazuyuki TAKATA
2016
Renaturation behavior of xanthan with high molar mass and wide molar mass distribution
(Polym. J., 48, 653(2016))
Yasuhiro MATSUDA

Novel polymeric sorbents based on imprinted Hg(II)-diphenylcarbazone complexes for mercury removal from drinking water
(Polym. J., 48, 73(2016))
Lucia MERGOLA

Sol-gel transition behavior near critical concentration and connectivity
(Polym. J., 48, 629(2016))
Takamasa SAKAI
2015
Synthesis of polyisocyanides bearing oligothiophene pendants: higher-order structural control through pendant framework design
(Polym. J., 47, 625(2015))
Tomoyuki IKAI

Formal aryne/ethylene copolymerization to form polyethylene containing o-arylene units in the main chain
(Polym. J., 47, 474(2015))
Shingo ITO

Single-chain crosslinked star polymers via intramolecular crosslinking of self-folding amphiphilic copolymers in water
(Polym. J., 47, 667(2015))
Takaya TERASHIMA
2014
Extension of Polyethylene Chains by Formation of Polypseudorotaxane Structures with Perpentylated Pillar[5]arenes
(Polym. J., 46, 77(2014))
Tomoki OGOSHI

Gelation/Crystallization Mechanisms of UHMWPE Solutions and Structures of Ultradrawn Gel Films
(Polym. J., 46, 21(2014))
Xiaomei SHI

Green Polymer Chemistry: Lipase-catalyzed Synthesis of Bio-based Reactive Polyesters Employing Itaconic Anhydride as a Renewable Monomer
(Polym. J., 46, 2(2014))
Syuhei YAMAGUCHI
2013
Synthesis and binding properties of peptidomimetics based on a dendritic polymer
(Polym. J., 45, 339(2013))
Chie KOJIMA


Synthesis of poly- and oligo(hydroxyalkanoate)s by deep-sea bacteria, Colwellia spp., Moritella spp., and Shewanella spp.
(Polym. J., 45, 1094(2013))
Keiji NUMATA
2012
Novel Phenylethynyl-terminated PMDA-type Polyimides Based on KAPTON Backbone Structures Derived from 2-phenyl-4,4’-diaminodiphenyl Ether
(Polym. J., 44, 959(2012))
Masahiko MIYAUCHI

Aqueous Metal-Catalyzed Living Radical Polymerization: Highly Active Water-Assisted Catalysis
(Polym. J., 44, 51(2012))
Makoto OUCHI
Facile One-step Photopatterning of Polystyrene Films
(Polym. J., 44, 966(2012))
Takashi UBUKATA
2011
Structural effects of polyethers and ionic liquids in their binary mixtures on lower critical solution temperature liquid-liquid phase separation
(Polym. J., 43, 242(2011))
Koichi KODAMA

Simultaneous small-angle X-ray scattering/wide-angle X-ray diffraction study of the microdomain structure of polyurethane elastomers during mechanical deformation
(Polym. J., 43, 692(2011))
Ken KOJIO
Thermodynamic study of POSS-based ionic liquids with various numbers of ion pairs
(Polym. J., 43, 708(2011))
Kazuo TANAKA
2010
Arm-replaceable star-like nanogels: arm detachment and arm exchange reactions by dynamic covalent exchanges of alkoxyamine units
(Polym. J., 42, 860(2010))
Yoshifumi AMANO

Elongational crystallization of isotactic polypropylene forms nano-oriented crystals with ultra-high performance
(Polym. J., 42, 464(2010))
Kiyoka OKADA
Self-oscillating core/shell microgels: effects of a crosslinked nanoshell on autonomous oscillation of the core
(Polym. J., 42, 501(2010))
Daisuke SUZUKI
2009
Surface Modification of Polypropylene Molded Sheets by Means of Surface-Initiated ATRP of Methacrylates
(Polym. J., 41, 547(2009))
Tomoaki MATSUGI

Enhanced Ionic Conduction in Organoboron Ion Gels Facilely Designed via Condensation of Cellulose with Boric Acids in Ionic Liquids
(Polym. J., 41, 437(2009))
Noriyoshi MATSUMI
Solution Properties of Amylose Tris(Phenylcarbamate): Local Conformation and Chain Stiffness in 1,4-Dioxane and 2-Ethoxyethanol
(Polym. J., 41, 201(2009))
Ken TERAO
2008
Conformation of Single Poly(methy methacrylate) Chains in an Ultra-Thin Film Studied by Scanning Near-Field Optical Microscopy
(Polym. J., 40, 274(2008))
Hiroyuki AOKI
Intrinsic Viscosity of Wormlike Regular Three-Arm Stars
(Polym. J., 40, 256(2008))
Daichi IDA
Enhanced Photocurrent Generation by Electron Hopping through Regularly-Arranged Chromophores in a Helical Peptide Monolayer
(Polym. J., 40, 700(2008))
Tomoyuki MORITA
2007
Effects of Static and Dynamic Forces on Surface Viscoelasticitic Response of Polymer Film in Scanning Viscoelasticity Microscopy
(Polym. J., 39, 684(2007)
Kei-ichi Akabori
Characterization of Rodlike Poly(n-hexy isocyanate) Macromonomers and Their Polymacromonomers by Light Scattering,SAXS,Intrinsic Viscosity,and Scanning Force Microscopy
(Polym. J., 39, 330(2007)

Moriya Kikuchi
Temperature Coefficients of Unperturbed Chain Dimensions for Polystyrene and Poly(α-methylstyrene)
(Polym. J., 39, 423(2007)

Masashi Osa

2006

Fablication of Hierarchically Ordered Hybrid Structures over Multiple Length Scales via Direct Etching of Self-Organized Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane(POSS) Functionalized Block Copolymer Films
(Polym. J., 38, 567(2006))

Teruaki HAYAKAWA

Influence of Wavelength of Light on Photoinduced Orientation of Azobenzene-Containing Polymethacrylate Film
(Polym. J., 38, 724(2006))

Emi UCHIDA

2005

Molecular Dynamics Study of the Adhension between End-Grafted Polymer Films.
(Polym. J., 37, No.10, 782(2005))

Hiroshi MORITA

Room-Temperature Polycondensation of Dicarboxylic Acids and Diols Catalyzed by Water-Stable Lewis Acids.
(Polym. J., 37, No.12, 946(2005))

Akinori TAKASU

pH-Responsive Micellization of Amine-Containing Cationic Diblock Copolymers Prepared by Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer(RAFT) Radical Polymerization.
(Polym. J., 37, No.7, 480(2005))

Shinichi YUSA

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