Genta Sakane

Genta Sakane,
Associate Professor

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[Profile] Birth Date: Feb. 16, 1968

[Degree] Doctor of Science (Okayama University of Science, 1995)

[Research Interests]
  1. Syntheses and Characterization of Novel Mixed-Metal Clusters.
  2. Molecular Orbital Calculations of Mixed-Metal Clusters.
  3. Activation of Inactive Small Molecules
Molybdenum Complexes, Indium Complexes, Oxo Complexes, Sulfido Complexes, Cluster Complexes, Tungsten Complexes, Antimony Complexes, Nickel Complexes, Rare Earth Elements, Crystal Structures, Electronic Spectra, IR, XPS, Electrochemistry, Discrete Variational Xa, Electronic Structures

[List of Publications(1993-1996)]

  1. B.-L.Ooi, G.Sakane, and T.Shibahara:
    "Synthesis and Crystal Structure of Tetrakis(2-pyridinecarboxylato)niobium(IV)-2-Ethanol, an Octacoordinate Dodecahedral d1 M(A-B)4 System", Inorg. Chem., 35 (1996) 7452-7454.

  2. G.Sakane and T.Shibahara;
    "Characterization of Incomplete Cubae-Type and Cubane-Type Sulfur-Bridged Clusters", Am. Chem. Soc., Symp.Series No.653,Transition Metal Sulfur Chemistry, ed. by E. I. Stiefel and K. Matsumoto, Chapter 13, in press.

  3. G. Sakane, T. Shibahara, H.-W. Hou, Y. Liu, and X.-Q. Xin;
    "Solid state synthesis and crystal structure of a novel cluster, [WS4Ag3I(AsPh3)3](SAsPh3)", Transition Met. Chem., 21 (1996) 398-400.

  4. G. Sakane, T. Shibahara, and H. Adachi;
    "Discrete Variational (DV)-Xa; Calculations of Incomplete Cubane-Type Molybdenum Clusters [Mo3X4(H2O)9]4+ (X = O, S)"
    J. Cluster Sci. 6 (1995) 503-521.

  5. G. Sakane, T. Shibahara, H.-W. Hou, X.-Q. Xin, and S. Shi;
    "The Hexagonal Prism Shaped Cluster W2Ag4S8(AsPh3)4: Synthesis, Crystal Structure, and Nonlinear Optical Properties",
    Inorg. Chem. 34 (1995) 4785-4789.

  6. Y.-G. Yao, H. Akashi, G. Sakane, T. Shibahara, and H. Ohtaki;
    "31P NMR Studies on Sulfur/Oxygen-Bridged Incomplete Cubane-Type Molybdenum Cluster Compound. X-ray Structures of [Mo3OS3(DTP)4(CH3CN)] and [Mo3OS3(OAc)(DTP)2(Py)2(OC2H5)]",
    Inorg. Chem., 34 (1995) 42-48.

  7. T. Shibahara, M. Sasaki, and G. Sakane;
    "A Dodeca Nuclear Cyclic Molybdenum Cluster. Preparation and X-ray Structure of [{(Mo3(m3-O)(m-O)3(H2O)5)(m-OH)2}4](CH3C6H4SO3)8.41H2O",
    Inorg. Chim. Acta, 237 (1995) 1-3.

  8. T. Shibahara, G. Sakane, Y. Naruse, K. Taya, H. Akashi, A. Ichimura, and H. Adachi;
    "Syntheses and Characterization of Cubane-Type Clusters with Molybdenum-Iron-Sulfur(Mo3FeS4) or Molybdenum-Nickel-Sulfur(Mo3NiS4) Cores. X-ray Structures of [Mo3FeS4(H2O)10](CH3C6H4SO3)4.7H2O and [Mo3FeS4(H2O)(NH3)9]Cl4, and Discrete Variational (DV)-Xa; Calculation of the Electronic Structures of [Mo3FeS4(H2O)10]4+, [Mo3FeS4(H2O)(NH3)9]4+, and [Mo3NiS4(H2O)10]4+"
    Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 68 (1995) 2769-2782.

  9. G. Sakane, Y.-G. Yao, and T. Shibahara;
    "Oxo-and Sulfido-Bridged Sandwich Cubane-Type Molybdenum-Indium Mixed-Metal Cluster. Synthesis and X-ray Structure of [(H2O)9Mo3S3OInOS3Mo3(H2O)9](CH3C6H4SO3)8.30H2O"
    Inorg. Chim. Acta 216 (1994) 13-14.

  10. T. Shibahara, T. Yamamoto, and G. Sakane;
    "Sulfur-Bridged Double Cubane-Type Tungsten-Nickel Mixed-Metal Cluster. Synthesis and X-ray Structure of [{W3NiS4(H2O)9}2](CH3C6H4SO3)8.20H2O",
    Chem. Lett., (1994)1231-1234.

  11. G. Sakane and T. Shibahara;
    "Synthesis and Characterization of the Cubane-Type Molybdenum-Indium Mixed-Metal Cluster [Mo3InS4(pts)2(H2O)10]3+"
    Inorg. Chem. 32 (1993) 777-778.

  12. T. Shibahara, G. Sakane, and S. Mochida;
    "Carbon-Sulfur Bond Formation through the Reaction of Sulfur-Bridged Molybdenum Clusters with Acetylene. X-ray Structures of [Mo3(m3-S)(m-O)(m-S)2(H2O)9](CH3C6H4SO3)4.7H2O and [Mo3(m-S)(m-O)(m3-S2C2H2)(H2O)9](CH3C6H4SO3)4.7H2O"
    J.Am.Chem.Soc. 115 (1993) 10408-10409.

  13. T. Shibahara, S. Mochida, and G. Sakane;
    "Uptake of Carbon Monoxide by a Sulfur-Bridged Molybdenum-Nickel Cluster. Synthesis and Structure of [Mo3NiS4(CO)(H2O)9]4+",
    Chem. Lett., (1993) 89-92.

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