M. A. I. Al-Hatamleh, M. M. Hatmal, W. Alshaer, E. N. Syafirah, E. A. Rahman, N. H. Mohd-Zahid, D. M. Alhaj-Qasem, C. Y. Yean, I. Z. Alias, J. Jaafar, K. Ferji, J.-L. Six, V. Uskokovi´c, H. Yabu, R. Mohamud*
“COVID-19 infection and nanomedicine applications for development of vaccines and therapeutics: An overview and future perspectives based on polymersomes”
European Journal of Pharmacology, 896, 173930 (2021). link


H. Yabu*
“Bottom-up Strategies for Fabricating Meta-atoms via Self-assembly of Polymers and Nanoparticles”
Electromagnetic Metamaterials, 59-69 (2019).
Springer, Singapore


H. Yabu*
“Fabrication of Nanostructured Composite Microspheres Based on the Self-Assembly of Polymers and Functional Nanomaterials”
Particles and Particle Systems Characterization, 36(9), 1900178 (2019). link

Invited Review
Featured as a front cover link

One of the top 10% downloaded articles in Particles and Particle Systems Characterization published between Jan. 2018 and Dec. 2019


H. Yabu*
“Catechol-Containing Polymers: A Biomimetic Approach for Creating Novel Adhesive and Reducing Polymers”
Molecular Technology, Vol. 3, Materials Innovation, Chapter #3, pp. 53-70 (2019).


H. Yabu*
“Progress in Fabricating Honeycomb Films by the Breath Figure Technique and Their Apllications”
Science and Technology of Advanced Materials (STAM), 19(1), 802-822 (2018). link

Invited Review


H. Yabu*, T. Higuchi, H. Jinnai*
“Frustrated Phases: Polymeric Self-Assemblies in 3D Confinement”
Soft Matter, 10(17), 2919-2931 (2014).

Highlighted as a back cover
Selected as an one of the most accessed articles link


H. Yabu*
“Self-ORganized Precipitation (SORP): An Emerging Method for Preparation of Unique Polymer Particles”
Polymer Journal, 45(3), 261-268 (2013)

Focus Review
One of the top 5th DL papers published in Polymer Journal (Mar. 2013-Apr. 2013)


H. Yabu*, T. Nakanishi, Y. Hirai, M. Shimomura
“Structural Colors from Multi-layered Films Containing Black Thin Layers”
Proceedings of SPIE, 8339, 83390E (2012) (DOI:10.1117/12.915043) 


H. Yabu*
“Creation of Functional and Structured Polymer Particles by Self-ORganized Precipitation (SORP)”
Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, 85(3), 265-274 (2012)

Award Accounts 


Y. Hirai, Y. Saito, H. Yabu, M. Kaido, A. Suzuki, M. Shimomura
“Surface texturing for anti-seizure property by using self-organized porous polymer structures as wet etching masks”
Design for Innovative Value Towards a Sustainable Society, Ed. by M. Matsuomoto, Y. Umeda, K. Masui, S. Kukushige, Springier, Dordrecht (2012)


M. Shimomura*, H. Yabu, T. Higuchi, A. Tajima, T. Sawadaishi
“Hierarchical Structuring of Polymer Nanoparticles by Self-Organization”
Polymer Thin Films, Vol. 1, Chapter 5
Ed. by O. Tsui and T. P. Russell, World Scientific, pp. 117-139 (2008)
ISBN 978-981-281–881-2

Selected as a book cover


H. Yabu*, Yuji Hirai, Miki Kojima, Masatsugu Shimomura
“Surface Properties of Honeycomb and Pincushion Structures of Various Hydrophobic Polymer Materials Prepared by Self-Organization”
Superhydrophobic Surfaces, Ed. by A. Carre and K. L. Mittal, Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden (2009)


D. Ishii*, M. Shimomura, H. Yabu
“Droplet Manipulation on High Adhesion Superhydrophobic Surfaces”
Proceedings of BIODEVICES, 113-116 (2009)


M. Natsuisaka, K. Tsujii, M. Shimomura, H. Yabu, Y. Hirai, T. Mashiko, S. Deguchi, S. Mukai, Y. Inoue, Y. Nishiyama, M. Sawada, K. Okumura, K. Sakamoto
“Microgravity experiments in the field of physical chemistry in Japan”
Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 327, 012046 (2011)