Publications

  • Shock, C., Stevens, M., Frischknecht, A., and Nakamura, I., “Solvation Energy of Ions in a Stockmayer Fluid”, J. Phys. Chem. B, J. Phys. Chem. B 2020, 124, 22, 4598–4604
  • Nakamura, I., “Microphase Separation of Ionic Liquid-containing Diblock Copolymers: Effects of Dielectric Inhomogeneity and Asymmetry in the Molecular Volumes and Interactions between the Cation and Anion”, Macromolecules 2020, 53, 10, 3891–3899
  • Nakamura, I., “Phase diagrams of polymer-containing liquid mixtures with a theory-embedded neural network”, New J. Phys. 22, 015001 (2020)
  • Nakamura, I., Schock J. C., Eggart L., and Gao T., “Theoretical Aspects of Ionic Liquids for Soft‐matter Sciences”, Isr. J. Chem., 58, 1–12 (2018): Review Paper
  • Nakamura, I. “Effects of Dielectric Inhomogeneity and Electrostatic Correlation on the Solvation Energy of Ions in Liquids”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 122, 22, 6064–6071 (2018)
  • Duan, X., Nakamura, I.,  and Wang, Z.-G., “Monte Carlo simulation of electrostatic interactions in inhomogeneous dielectric media: Correct sampling for the local lattice simulation algorithm”, arxiv:1705.03979 (2017)
  • Liu, L. and Nakamura, I., “Solvation Energy of Ions in Polymers: Effects of Chain Length and Connectivity on Saturated Dipoles Near Ions”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 121, 3142-3150 (2017)
  • Nakamura, I., “Spinodal Decomposition of a Polymer and Ionic liquid Mixture: Effects of Electrostatic Interactions and Hydrogen Bonds on Phase Instability”, Macromolecules, 49, 690-699 (2016)
  • Ren, C., Nakamura, I., and Wang, Z.-G., “Effects of Ion-Induced Cross-linking on the Phase Behavior in Salt-Doped Polymer Blends”, Macromolecules, 49, 425-431 (2016)
  • Chen, H. and Nakamura, I., “Effects of the Dielectric Response of Single-Component Liquids and Liquid Mixtures on Electrochemical Properties between Charged Plates”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 119, 24714–24723 (2015)
  • Nakamura, I., “Dipolar Self-Consistent Field Theory for Ionic Liquids: Effects of Dielectric Inhomogeneity in Ionic Liquids between Charged Plates”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 119, 7086-7094 (2015)
  • Duan, X. and Nakamura, I., “A New Lattice Monte Carlo Simulation for Dielectric Saturation in Ion-Containing Liquids”, Soft Matter, 11, 3566-3571 (2015) and also selected by “Hot Articles for May” in Soft Matter Blog.
  • Manabe, Y., Wada, T., Tsunoyama, Y., Nakajima, H., Nakamura, I., and Bando, M.,
    “Whack-A-Mole Model: Towards a Unified Description of Biological Effects Caused by Radiation Exposure”, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 84, 044002 (2015)
  • Manabe, Y., Nakamura, I., and Bando, M., “Reaction Rate Theory of Radiation
    Exposure and Scaling Hypothesis in Mutation Frequency”, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 83, 114003 (2014)
  • Nakamura, I., “Synergistic Effects of Ion Pairs on the Dielectric Properties of Diblock Copolymer Melts”, Soft Matter (Communication), 10, 9596-9600 (2014)
  • Nakamura, I., “Ion Solvation in Polymer Blends and Block Copolymer Melts: Effects of Chain Length and Connectivity on the Reorganization of Dipoles”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 118, 5787-5796 (2014)
  • Wang, X., Thelen, J. L., Teran, A. A., Chintapalli, M., Nakamura, I., Wang, Z.-G., Newstein, M. C., Balsara, N. P., and Garetz, B. A., “Evolution of Grain Structure during Disorder-to-Order Transitions in a Block Copolymer/Salt Mixture Studied by Depolarized Light Scattering”, Macromolecules, 47, 5784-5792 (2014)
  • Thelen, J. L., Teran, A. A., Wang, X., Garetz, B. A., Nakamura, I., Wang, Z.-G., and Balsara, N. P., “Phase Behavior of a Block Copolymer/Salt Mixture through the Order-to-Disorder Transition”, Macromolecules, 47, 2666-2673 (2014)
  • Nakamura, I. and Wang, Z.-G., “Thermodynamics of Salt-Doped Block Copolymers”, ACS Macro Lett., 3, 708-711 (2014)
  • Nakamura, I., Balsara N. P., and Wang, Z.-G., “First-Order Disordered-to-Lamellar Phase Transition in Lithium Salt-Doped Block Copolymers”, ACS Macro Lett., 2, 478- 481 (2013).
  • Nakamura, I. and Wang, Z.-G., “Effects of Dielectric Inhomogeneity in Polyelectrolyte Solutions”, Soft Matter, 9, 5686-5690 (2013)
  • Nakamura, I., Shi, A.-C., and Wang, Z.-G., “Ion Solvation in Liquid Mixtures: Effects of Solvent Reorganization”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 109, 257802 (2012)
  • Nakamura, I. and Wang, Z.-G., “Salt-doped Block Copolymers: Ion Distribution, Domain Soft Matter, 8, 9356-9367 (2012)
  • Nakamura, I. and DmitraŠinovic, V., “Gaussian Functional Approximation to ‘t Hooft’s extension of the Linear Σ Model”, Phys. Rev. D, 85, 056004 (2012)
  • Nakamura, I., Balsara N. P., and Wang, Z.-G., “Thermodynamics of Ion-Containing Polymer Blends and Block Copolymers”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 107, 198301 (2011)
  • Nakamura, I. and Shi, A.-C., “Phase Separation Induced by Ladder-Like Polymer- Polymer Complexation”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 115, 2783-2790 (2010)
  • Nakamura, I. and Shi, A.-C., “Self-consistent Field Theory of Polymer-ionic Molecule Complexation”, J. Chem. Phys., 132, 194103 (2010)
  • Nakamura, I. and Shi, A.-C., “Conformation of a Tethered Polymer in a Leaky
    Nanocavity”, J. Chem. Phys, 132, 174102 (2010), and also selected by Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research, May 15 (2010)
  • Nakamura, I. and Shi, A.-C., “Study of Entropy-driven Self-assembly of Rigid
    Macromolecules”, Phys. Rev. E, 80, 021112 (2009), and also selected by Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, August 31 (2009)
  • Nakamura, I., Shi, A.-C., Nutiu, R., Yu, J. M. Y., and Li, Y., “Kinetics of Signaling-DNA-Aptamer-ATP Binding”, Phys. Rev. E, 79, 031906 (2009), and also selected by Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research, April 1 (2009)
  • DmitraŠinovic, V. and Nakamura, I., “Dynamical Symmetry Breaking and the Nambu-Goldstone Theorem in the Gaussian Wave Functional Approximation”, J. Math. Phys., 44, 2839-2852 (2003)
  • Nakamura, I. and DmitraŠinovic, V., “Linear Σ Model in the Gaussian Wave
    Functional Approximation ΙΙ: Analyticity of the S-Matrix and the Effective Potential/Action”, Nucl. Phys. A, 713, 133-147, (2003)
  • Nakamura, I. and DmitraŠinovic, V., “Linear Σ Model in the Gaussian Functional Approximation”, Prog. Theor. Phys. 106, 1195-1212 (2001)