Publications

1988

“Reaction of PhIO HBF4/Silyl Enol Ether Adduct with Olefins as a General Approach to Carbon–Carbon Bond Formation in AdE Reactions Using Hypervalent Iodine Reagents,” V.V. Zhdankin, R.R. Tykwinski, R. Caple, B. Berglund, A.S. Koz’min, N.S. Zefirov, Tetrahedron Lett. 1988, 29, 3703–3704.

“Iodosobenzene Tetrafluoroborate: First Example of a Stable Electrophilic Hypervalent Iodine Reagent Without Nucleophilic Ligands,” V.V. Zhdankin, R.R. Tykwinski, R. Caple, B. Berglund, A.S. Koz’min, N.S. Zefirov, Tetrahedron Lett. 1988, 29, 3717–3720.

“Ring Contraction of Cyclic Olefins with Iodine(III) Containing Reagents,” N.S. Zefirov, R. Caple, B. Berglund, V.A. Palyulin, R.R. Tykwinski, V.V. Zhdankin, A.S. Koz’min, Izv. AN SSSR Ser. Khim. 1988, 1452–1454.

1989

“Carbon–Carbon Bond Formation in Reactions of PhIO HBF4/Silyl Enol Ether Adduct with Alkenes or Silyl Enol Ethers,” V.V. Zhdankin, M. Mullikin, R.R. Tykwinski, B. Berglund, R. Caple, N.S. Zefirov, A.S. Koz’min, J. Org. Chem. 1989, 54, 2605–2608.

“Iodosobenzene Tetrafluoroborate, Hexafluoroantimonate, and Hexafluorophosphate: Stable Electrophilic Hypervalent Iodine Reagent Without Nucleophilic Ligands,” V.V. Zhdankin, R.R. Tykwinski, B. Berglund, M. Mullikin, R. Caple, N.S. Zefirov, A.S. Koz’min, J. Org. Chem. 1989, 54, 2609–2612.

1991

“(Dicyanoiodo)Benzene– A Stable Tricoordinate Iodine(III) Compound with Three Carbon Ligands,” V.V. Zhdankin, R.R. Tykwinski, B.L. Williamson, P.J. Stang, N.S. Zefirov, Tetrahedron Lett. 1991, 32, 733–734.

“Iodosyl Trifluoromethane Sulfonate– An Efficient Reagent for the Single Step Preparation of Diaryliodonium Triflate Salts,” P.J. Stang, V.V. Zhdankin, R.R. Tykwinski, N.S. Zefirov, Tetrahedron Lett. 1991, 32, 7497–7498.

1992

“Bis[(phenyl)iodonium] Diyne Triflates PhICºC–(pC6H4)n–CºCIPh 2OTf and PhICºC–(CH2)n–CºCIPh 2OTf: Preparation, Characterization, and Reaction with Triphenyl Phosphine,” P.J. Stang, R.R. Tykwinski, V.V. Zhdankin, J. Org. Chem. 1992, 57, 1861–1864.

“Single Step Preparation of Rigid–Rod, Cationic, Bimetallic, s–Diyne Complexes: L5M+CºC–(C6H4)–CºCM+L5 • 2TfO–, M = Ir, Rh,” P.J. Stang, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 4411–4412.

“Preparation of bis–(Heteroaryl)iodonium Salts Via an Iodonium Transfer Reaction Between Di(cyano)iodonium Triflate and Organostannanes,” P.J. Stang, R.R. Tykwinski, V.V. Zhdankin, J. Heterocyclic Chem. 1992, 29, 815–818.

“(Dicyano)iodonium Triflate – Novel Iodonium Species and a Versatile Reagent for the Preparation of Iodonium Salts Via an Iodonium Transfer Reaction with Organostannanes,” P.J. Stang, V.V. Zhdankin, R.R. Tykwinski, N.S. Zefirov, Tetrahedron Lett. 1992, 33, 1419.

1993

“Alkylidenecarbene Insertions into Aromatic C–H Bonds in Solution,” R.R. Tykwinski, J.A. Whiteford, P.J. Stang, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Comm. 1993, 1800–1801.

“Functionalization of Diynes. Preparation of Bis(alkynyl) Ditosylate and Dibenzoate Esters and Bis(alkynyl) Dithiocyanates Via Alkynyl Iodonium Chemistry,” R.R. Tykwinski, P.J. Stang, Tetrahedron 1993, 49, 3043–3052.

“A New Synthesis of Alkynyl Sulfones and Single Crystal X–Ray Structure of p–(Tolyl–sulfonyl)ethyne,” R.R. Tykwinski, B.L. Williamson, D.R. Fischer, P.J. Stang, A.A. Arif, J. Org. Chem. 1993, 58, 5235–5237.

“Highly Effective PQQ Inhibition by Alkynyl and Aryl Mono– and Diiodonium Salts,” P.M. Gallop, M.A. Paz, R. Flückiger, P.J. Stang, V.V. Zhdankin, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1993, 115, 11702–11704.

1994

“Preparation of Bis–Cyclopentene Ring Systems Via Reaction of Bis[phenyl(iodonium)] Diyne Triflates with Soft Nucleophiles,” R.R. Tykwinski, P.J. Stang, N.E. Persky, Tetrahedron Lett. 1994, 35, 23–26.

“A New Method for the Synthesis of Cyclopentenones via the Tandem Michael Addition–Carbene Insertion Reaction of b–Ketoethynyl(phenyl)iodonium Salts,” B.L. Williamson, R.R. Tykwinski, P.J. Stang, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 93–98.

“Preparation of Conjugated Rigid–Rod, Di– and Trimetallic, s–Acetylide Complexes of Iridium(III) and Rhodium(III) via Alkynyl(phenyl)iodonium Chemistry,” R.R. Tykwinski, P.J. Stang, Organometallics 1994, 13, 3203–3208.

1996

“Donor–Acceptor Substituted Tetraethynylethenes,” R.R. Tykwinski, M. Schreiber, V. Gramlich, P. Seiler, F. Diederich, Adv. Mater. 1996, 8, 226–231.

“Structure–Property Relationships in Nonlinear Optical Tetraethynylethenes,” Ch. Bosshard, R. Spreiter, P. Günter, R.R. Tykwinski, M. Schreiber, F. Diederich, Adv. Mater. 1996, 8, 231–234.

“Towards the Synthesis of Tetraethynylallene,” T. Lange, J.–D. van Loon, R.R. Tykwinski, M. Schreiber, F. Diederich, Synthesis 1996, 537–550.

“1,1,2,2–Tetraethynylethanes: Synthons for Tetraethynylethenes and Modules for Acetylenic Molecular Scaffolding,” R.R. Tykwinski, F. Diederich, V. Gramlich, P. Seiler, Helv. Chim. Acta 1996, 79, 634–645.

“Donor–Acceptor–Substituted Tetraethynylethenes: Systematic Assembly of Molecules for Use as Advanced Materials,” R.R. Tykwinski, M. Schreiber, R. Pérez Carlón, F. Diederich, V. Gramlich, Helv. Chim. Acta 1996, 79, 2249–2281.

1997

“Methanofullerene Molecular Scaffolding: Towards C60–Substituted Poly(triacetylene)s and Expanded Radialenes, Preparation of a C60–C70 Hybrid Derivative, and a Novel Macrocyclization Reaction,” J.–F. Nierengarten, A. Herrmann, R.R. Tykwinski, M. Rüttimann, F. Diederich, C. Boudon, J.–P. Gisselbrecht, M. Gross, Helv. Chim. Acta 1997, 80, 293–316.

“Tetraethynylethene Molecular Scaffolding: Nonlinear Optical, Redox, and Amphiphilic Properties of Donor Functionalized Polytriacetylene and Expanded Radialenes,” M. Schreiber, R.R. Tykwinski, F. Diederich, R. Spreiter, U. Gubler, Ch. Bosshard, I. Poberaj, P. Günter, C. Boudon, J.–P. Gisselbrecht, M. Gross, U. Jonas, H. Ringsdorf, Adv. Mater. 1997, 9, 339–343.

“Electronic Characteristics of Arylated Tetraethynylethenes: A Cooperative Computational and Electrochemical Investigation,” A. Hilger, J.–P. Gisselbrecht, R.R. Tykwinski, C. Boudon, M. Schreiber, R.E. Martin, H.P. Lüthi, M. Gross, F. Diederich, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 2069–2078.

“Tetraethynylethene Molecular Scaffolding,” R.R. Tykwinski, F. Diederich, Liebigs Ann. 1997, 649–661.

1998

“One– and Two–Dimensionally Conjugated Tetraethynylethenes: Structure versus Second–Order Optical Properties,” R. Spreiter, Ch. Bosshard, G. Knöpfle, P. Günter, R.R. Tykwinski, M. Schreiber, F. Diederich, J. Phys. Chem. B 1998, 102, 29–32.

“Photochemical transcis isomerisation of donor/acceptor–substituted (E)–hex–3–ene–1,5–diynes (1,2–diethynylethenes, DEEs) and 3,4–diethynylhex–3–ene–1,5–diynes (tetraethynylethenes, TEEs),” R.E. Martin, J. Bartek, F. Diederich, R.R. Tykwinski, E. Meister, A. Hilger, H.P. Lüthi, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin 2 1998, 233–241.

“Structure–Property Relationships in Third–Order Nonlinear Optical Chromophores,” R.R. Tykwinski, U. Gubler, R. E. Martin, F. Diederich, Ch. Bosshard, P. Günter, J. Phys. Chem. B 1998, 102, 4451–4465.

“Synthesis of a Highly Strained Permethylenated Cycloocta–1,5–diyne Derivative by Acid–Catalysed Thermal Rearrangement,” S. Kammermeier, R.R. Tykwinski, P. Siemsen, P. Seiler, F. Diederich, Chem. Commun. 1998, 37, 1285–1286.

“Two–Dimensionally Conjugated Molecules: The Importance of Low Molecular Symmetry for Large Third–Order Nonlinear Optical Effects,” U. Gubler, R. Spreiter, Ch. Bosshard, P. Günter, R.R. Tykwinski, F. Diederich, Appl. Phys. Lett. 1998, 73, 2396–2398.

“Porphyrin–[(E)–1,2–Diethynylethene] Scaffolding: Synthesis and Optical and Electrochemical Properties of Multinanometer–Sized Porphyrin Arrays,” J. Wytko, V. Berl, M. McLaughlin, R.R. Tykwinski, M. Schreiber, F. Diederich, C. Boudon, J.–P. Gisselbrecht, M. Gross, Helv. Chim. Acta 1998, 81, 1964–1977.

“Functionalized One– and Two–Dimensionally Conjugated Molecules for Third–Order Nonlinear Optics,” U. Gubler, R. Spreiter, Ch. Bosshard, P. Günter, R.R. Tykwinski, F. Diederich, Polym. Prepr. 1998, 39, 1067–1068.

1999

“Functionalized Two–dimensionally Conjugated Molecules for Third–order Nonlinear Optics,” U. Gubler, R. Martin, R. Spreiter, R.R. Tykwinski, C. Bosshard, P. Gunter, F. Diederich, Mol Cryst. Liq. Cryst. Sect. B 1999, 22, 323–328.

2000

“Donor/Acceptor–Tetraethynylethenes with Nitrothienyl Substituents: Structure–Property Relationships,” R.R. Tykwinski, A. Hilger, F. Diederich, H.P. Lüthi, P. Seiler, V. Gramlich, J.–P. Gisselbrecht, C. Boudon, M. Gross, Helv. Chim. Acta 2000, 83, 1484–1508.

“Thienyl(phenyl)iodonium Triflates – Structural and Linear and Nonlinear Optical Behavior of Hypervalent Iodine Derivatives,” R.R. Tykwinski, K. Kamada, D. Bykowski,* K. Ohta, R. McDonald, Adv. Mater. 2000, 12, 133–137.

“Synthesis and Characterization of Cross–conjugated Polyenynes,” Y. Zhao, R. McDonald, R.R. Tykwinski, Chem. Commun. 2000, 77–78.

“Structural, Vibrational, and Electronic Characteristics of Enyne Macrocycles as a Function of Ring Strain,” S. Eisler, R. McDonald, G.R. Loppnow, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 6917–6928.

“Cross–conjugated Chromophores: Synthesis of iso–Polydiacetylenes with Donor/Acceptor Substitution,” S.C. Ciulei, R.R. Tykwinski, Org. Lett. 2000, 2, 3607–3610.

“Migrating Alkynes in Vinylidene Carbenoids: An Unprecedented Route to Polyynes,” S. Eisler, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 10736–10737.

2001

“Highly Functionalized Dimeric Tetraethynylethenes and Expanded Radialenes: Strong Evidence for Macrocyclic Cross–Conjugation,” M.B. Nielsen, M. Schreiber, Y.G. Baek, P. Seiler, S. Lecomte, C. Boudon, R.R. Tykwinski, J.–P. Gisselbrecht, V. Gramlich, P.J. Skinner, C. Bosshard, P. Günter, M. Gross, F. Diederich, Chem. Eur. J. 2001, 7, 3263–3280.

“Rigid, Cross–conjugated Macrocycles: A Cyclic Alternative to 4,4’–Bipyridines in Supramolecular Chemistry,” K. Campbell, R. McDonald, N.R. Branda, R.R. Tykwinski, Org. Lett. 2001, 3, 1045–48.

“Functionalization of Buckminsterfullerene by Hypervalent Iodine Reagents,” V.V. Zhdankin, K.J. Hanson, A.E. Koposov, E. Blomquist, R.R. Tykwinski, Mendeleev Commun. 2001, 51–52.

“Secondary Bonding–Directed Self–Assembly of Amino Acid Derived Benziodazoles: Synthesis and Structure of Novel Hypervalent Iodine Macrocycles,” V.V. Zhdankin, A.E. Koposov, J.T. Smart, R.R. Tykwinski, R. McDonald, A. Morales–Izquierdo, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 4095–4096.

“Modification of the Fritsch–Buttenberg–Wiechell Rearrangement: A Facile Route to Unsymmetrical Butadiynes,” E.T. Chernick,* S. Eisler, R.R. Tykwinski, Tetrahedron Lett. 2001, 42, 8575–8578.

“The effects of p–acceptor and p–donor substitution in cross–conjugated enynes,” Y. Zhao, S.C. Ciulei, R.R. Tykwinski, Tetrahedron Lett. 2001, 42, 7721–7723.

2002

“Iterative Synthesis and Characterization of Cross–conjugated iso–Polydiacetylenes,” Y. Zhao, K. Campbell, R.R. Tykwinski J. Org. Chem. 2002, 67, 336–344.

“Structural and Electronic Characteristics of Thienyl(aryl)iodonium Triflates,” D. Bykowski,* R. McDonald, R.J. Hinkle, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Org. Chem. 2002, 67, 2798–2804.

“Functionalized Macrocyclic Ligands for Use in Supramolecular Chemistry,” K. Campbell, R. McDonald, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Org. Chem. 2002, 67, 1133–1140.

“Study of Cross–conjugated iso–Polytriacetylenes and Related Oligoenynes,” Y. Zhao, R. McDonald, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Org. Chem. 2002, 67, 2805–2812.

Invited Account: “Cross–conjugated (Oligo)enynes,” R.R. Tykwinski, Y. Zhao, Synlett 2002, 1939–1953.

“Ultrafast Optical Kerr Effect Measurements of Third–Order Nonlinearities in Cross–Conjugated iso–Polydiacetylene Oligomers,” A.D. Slepkov, F.A. Hegmann, Y. Zhao, R.R. Tykwinski, K. Kamada, J. Chem. Phys. 2002, 116, 3834–3840.

“Nonlinear Optical Properties of Thienyl and Bithienyl Iodonium Salts as Measured by the Z–scan Technique,” R.R. Tykwinski, K. Kamada, D. Bykowski,*F.A. Hegmann, R.J. Hinkle J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Op. 2002, 4, S202–S206.

“Optical Properties of Cross–Conjugated iso–Polydiacetylene Oligomers as Measured UV–Vis Spectroscopy and the Optical Kerr Effect,” A.D. Slepkov, F.A. Hegmann, K. Kamada,Y. Zhao, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Opt. A, Pure Appl. Opt. 2002, 4, S207–S211.

“Coordination Driven Self–Assembly: Solids with Bidirectional Porosity,” K. Campbell, C.J. Kuehl, M.J. Ferguson, P.J. Stang, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 7266–7267.

“Picosecond Transient Photoconductivity in Functionalized Pentacene Molecular Crystals Probed by Terahertz Pulse Spectroscopy,” F.A. Hegmann, R.R. Tykwinski, K.P.H. Lui, J.E. Bullock, J.E. Anthony, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2002, 89, 227403.

Preparation, Structure, and Unexpected Chemistry of Phosphoranyl Derived Benziodoxoles,” V. V. Zhdankin, O. Maydanovych, J. Herschbach, R. McDonald, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 11614–11615.

2003

“Functionalized Macrocyclic Ligands: Big Building Blocks for Metal Coordination,” K. Campbell, R. McDonald, M.J. Ferguson, R.R. Tykwinski, Organometallics 2003, 22, 1353–1355.

“Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Substituted 1,3–Butadiynes and 1,3,5–Hexatriynes via Alkylidene Carbenoid Rearrangements,” A.L.K. Shi Shun, E.T. Chernick,* S. Eisler, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68, 1339–1347.

“Ammonium Cyanate Shows N–H•••N Hydrogen Bonding, Not N–H•••O,” E.J. MacLean, K.D.M. Harris, B.M. Kariuki, S.J. Kitchin, R.R. Tykwinski, I.P. Swainson, J.D. Dunitz, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 14449-14451.

“Alkyne Migration in Alkylidene Carbenoid Species: A New Method of Polyyne Synthesis,” S. Eisler, N. Chahal,* R. McDonald, R.R. Tykwinski, Chem. Eur. J. 2003, 9, 2542–2550.

“Synthesis and Derivatization of Ethynyl a,a–Dibromomethyl Ketones: Formation of Highly Functionalized Vinyl Triflates,” T. Rankin, R.R. Tykwinski, Org. Lett. 2003, 5, 213–216.

Invited Highlight: “Evolution in the Palladium–Catalyzed Cross–Coupling of sp– and sp2–hybridized Carbon,” R.R. Tykwinski, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 1566–1568.

“IBX Amides: A New Family of Hypervalent Iodine Reagents,”V.V. Zhdankin, A.Y. Koposov, B.C. Netzel, N.V. Yashin, M.J. Ferguson, B.P. Rempel,* R.R. Tykwinski, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003 42, 2194–2196.

Alkynyl(phenyl)iodonium Triflates as Precursors to Iridium(III) s–Acetylide Complexes,” D. Bykowski,* R. McDonald, R.R. Tykwinski, Arkivoc 2003, part iv, 21–29.

“Using Ligand Exchange Reactions to Control the Coordination Environment of Pt(II) Acetylide Complexes: Applications to Conjugated Metallacyclynes,” K. Campbell, R. McDonald, M.J. Ferguson, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Organomet. Chem. 2003, 683, 379–387.

“Synthesis of Naturally Occurring Acetylenes via an Alkylidene Carbenoid Rearrangement,” A.L.K. Shi Shun, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68, 6810–6813.

2004

Preparation and Structure of 2-Iodoxybenzoate Esters: Soluble and Stable Periodinane Oxidizing Reagents,” V.V. Zhdankin, D.N. Litvinov, A.Y. Koposov, T. Luu, M.J. Ferguson, R. McDonald, R.R. Tykwinski,Chem. Commun. 2004, 106–107.

“The Surprising Nonlinear Optical Properties of Conjugated Polyynes,” A.D. Slepkov,S. Eisler,E. Elliott,* F.A. Hegmann, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Chem. Phys. 2004, 120, 6807–6810.

“Synthesis of a Pyridinophane with Endo-Annular Donor Sites,” K. Campbell, N.M. Tiemstra,* N.S. Prepas-Strobeck,* R. McDonald, M.J. Ferguson, R.R. Tykwinski, Synlett 2004, 182–186.

“Liquid Phase Deposition of Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Films,” R.M. Bryce, H.T. Nguyen, R.R. Tykwinski, R.G. DeCorby, M.R. Freeman, Y.Y. Tsui, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 2004, 820, O6.6.1-O6.6.6.

“A Simple, One-step Procedure for the Formation of Chiral Metallomacrocycles,” K. Campbell, C.A. Johnson II, R. McDonald, M.J. Ferguson, M.M. Haley, R.R. Tykwinski, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 5967–5971.

2005

“Band-Like Transport in Pentacene and Functionalized Pentacene Thin Films Revealed by Sub-Picosecond Transient Photoconductivity Measurements,” O. Ostroverkhova, D.G. Cooke, S. Shcherbyna, R. Egerton, F.A. Hegmann, R.R. Tykwinski, J. E. Anthony, Phys. Rev. B 2005, 71, 035204.

“Synthesis, Structure, and Nonlinear Optical Properties of Cross-Conjugated Perphenylated iso-Polydiacetylene,” Y. Zhao, A.D. Slepkov, C. Osei Akoto, R. McDonald,F.A. Hegmann,R.R. Tykwinski, Chem. Eur. J. 2005, 11, 321-329.

“Polyynes as a Model for Carbyne: Synthesis, Physical Properties and Nonlinear Optical Response,” S. Eisler, A.D. Slepkov, E. Elliott,* T. Luu,R. McDonald, F.A. Hegmann,R.R. Tykwinski, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 2666-2676.

“Synthesis, Structure and Nonlinear Optical Properties of Diarylpolyynes,” T. Luu, E. Elliott,* A.D. Slepkov, S. Eisler, R. McDonald, F.A. Hegmann, R.R. Tykwinski, Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 51-54.

“Characterization of Porosity In Organic and Metal–Organic Macrocycles by Hyperpolarized 129Xe NMR Spectroscopy,” K. Campbell, K.J. Ooms, R.E. Wasylishen, R.R. Tykwinski, Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 3397-3400.

“Synthesis and Characterization of Cross-conjugated Oligo(phenylene enynylene)s,” J. Cho, Y. Zhao, R.R. Tykwinski, ARKIVOC 2005, Part (iv), 142-150 (invited contribution special issue honoring Professor Nikolia Zefirov).

“Esters of 2-Iodoxybenzoic Acid (IBX-Esters): Hypervalent Iodine Oxidizing Reagents with a Pseudobenziodoxole Structure,” V.V. Zhdankin, A.Y. Koposov, D.N. Litvinov M.J. Ferguson, R. McDonald, T. Luu, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70, 6484-6491.

“Optical and transient photoconductive properties of pentacene and functionalized pentacene thin films: Dependence on film morphology,” O. Ostroverkhova, S. Shcherbyna, D.G. Cooke, R.F. Egerton, F.A. Hegmann, R.R. Tykwinski, S.R. Parkin, J.E. Anthony, J. Appl. Phys. 2005, 98, 033701.

“Hyperpolarized 129Xe NMR Spectroscopic Investigation of Porous Organic Macrocycles,” K.J. Ooms, K. Campbell, R.R. Tykwinski, R.E. Wasylishen, J. Mater. Chem. 2005, 15, 4318–4327.

A Divergent Synthesis of Triyne Natural Products and Glycosylated Analogues Using a Carbenoid Rearrangement,” T. Luu, W. Shi, T.L. Lowary, R.R. Tykwinski, Synthesis 2005, 3167-3178 (invited feature article).

“Porphyrinic Assemblies of Pyridine-containing Macrocycles,” K. Campbell, R. McDonald, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanine 2005, 9, 794-802.

2006

Review: “Synthesis of Naturally Occurring Polyynes,” A.L.K. Shi Shun, R.R. Tykwinski, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 1034–1057.

“Reductive Bergman-Type Cyclizations of Cross-Conjugated Enediynes to Fulvene and Fulvalene Anions: The Role of Charge Distribution,” N. Treitel, L. Eshdat, T. Sheradsky, P.M. Donovan, R.R. Tykwinski, L.T. Scott, H. Hopf, M. Rabinovitz, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006 128, 4703-4709.

“A One-pot Synthesis and Functionalization of Polyynes,” Y. Morisaki, T. Luu, R.R. Tykwinski, Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 689-692.

“Polyyne Synthesis via Carbene/Carbenoid Rearrangements,” W.A. Chalifoux, R.R. Tykwinski, Chem. Rec. 2006, 6, 169-182.

“Oligomeric and Polymeric Systems with a Cross-conjugated p-Framework,” M. Gholami, R.R. Tykwinski, Chem. Rev. 2006, 106, 4997-5027.

Anisotropy of transient photoconductivity in functionalized pentacene single crystals,” O. Ostroverkhova, D.G. Cooke, F.A. Hegmann R.R. Tykwinski S. R. Parkin, J. E. Anthony, Appl. Phys. Lett. 2006 89, 192113.

“Chiral, Cross-conjugated iso-Polydiacetylenes,” C.A. Lewis,* R.R. Tykwinski, ChemComm 2006, 3625-3627.

“Two-Photon Absorption in 2-D Conjugated Quadrupolar Chromophores,” A.D. Slepkov, F.A. Hegmann, R.R. Tykwinski,, K Kamada, Koji Ohta, J.A. Marsden, E.L. Spitler, J.J. Miller, M.M. Haley, Opt. Lett. 2006, 31, 3315-3317.

“Preparation and Reductive Decomposition of 2-Iodoxybenzenesulfonic Acid; X-Ray Crystal Structure of 1H-1-Hydroxy-1,2,3-benziodoxathiole 3,3-dioxide,” A.Y. Koposov, D.N. Litvinov, V.V. Zhdankin, R. McDonald, R.R. Tykwinski, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2006, 4791-4795.

“Synthesis and Stability a Homologous Series Triynol Natural Products and Their Analogues,” T. Luu, R. R. Tykwinski, J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 8982-8985.

“Regioselective Trapping of Terminal Polyynes with Benzyl Azide,” T. Luu, R. McDonald, R.R. Tykwinski, Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 6035-6038.

2007

“Tris(4-biphenyl)silyl endcapped polyynes,” W.A. Chalifoux, M.J. Ferguson, R.R. Tykwinski, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2007, 1101-1106.

“Donor/Acceptor Effects on Linear and Nonlinear Optical Properties of Geminal-Diethynylethenes (g-DEEs),” Y. Zhao, N. Zhou, A.D. Slepkov, S.C. Ciulei, R. McDonald, F.A. Hegmann, R.R. Tykwinski, Helv. Chim. Acta 2007, 90, 909-927.

“Synthesis and Characterization of a New Generation of Expanded Radialenes, Bis-radialenes, and Radiaannulenes,” M. Gholami, F. Melin, R. McDonald, M.J. Ferguson, L. Echegoyen, R.R. Tykwinski, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 9081–9085.

“Pentacene Oligomers and Polymers: Functionalization of Pentacene to Afford Mono-, Di-, Tri- and Polymeric Materials,” D. Lehnherr, R.R. Tykwinski, Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 4583-4586.

“A One-Pot Formation and Derivatization of Di- and Triynes Based on the Fritsch-Buttenberg-Wiechell Rearrangement,” T. Luu, Y. Morisaki, N. Cunningham,* R.R. Tykwinski, J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 9622-9629.

2008

“One-pot Synthesis and Functionalization of Polyynes via Alkylidene Carbenoids,” T. Luu, Y. Morisaki, R.R. Tykwinski, Synthesis – PSP 2008, 1158-1162.

“Expanded Radialenes: Modular Synthesis and Properties of Cross-Conjugated Enyne Macrocycles,” R.R. Tykwinski, M. Gholami, S. Eisler, Y. Zhao, F. Melin, L. Echegoyen, Pure Appl. Chem. 2008, 80, 621–637.

“Synthesis and Characterization of Cyclic Alkyl Tetraynes,” A. Spantulescu, T. Luu, Y. Zhao,R. McDonald,R.R. Tykwinski, Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 609–612.

“Synthesis and Solid-State Structure of Perfluorophenyl End-Capped Polyynes,” J. Kendall, R. McDonald, M.J. Ferguson, R.R. Tykwinski, Org. Lett. 2008, 11, 2163–2166.

“Dynamic Properties of Solid Ammonium Cyanate,” A. Desmedt, S. J. Kitchin, K. D. M. Harris, F. Guillaume, R. R. Tykwinski, M. Xu, M. A. Gonzalez, J. Phys. Chem. C 2008, 112, 15870–15879.

“Exploring Electronically Polarized Pentacenes, ” D. Lehnherr, R. McDonald, R.R. Tykwinski, Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 4163–4166.

“Chiral cis-Platinum Acetylide Complexes via Diphosphine Ligand Exchange: Effect of the Ligand,” A.L. Sadowy, M.J. Ferguson, R. McDonald, R.R. Tykwinski, Organometallics 2008, 27, 6321–6325.

“Synthesis of Conjugated Pentacene Dimers: Materials Toward Photoconductive Gain,” D. Lehnherr, J. Gao, F.A. Hegmann, R.R. Tykwinski,Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 4779–4782.

“Synthesis of Soluble Oligo- and Polymeric Pentacene-Based Materials,” D. Lehnherr, R. McDonald, R.R. Tywkinski, Tetrahedron 2008, 64, 11449–11461 (part of the Symposium in Print: Carbon-Rich Nanostructures).

2009

“Evidence for Solution-state Bending of sp-Carbon Chains Based on IR and Raman Spectroscopy: Violation of Mutual Exclusion,” A. Lucotti, M. Tommasini, D. Fazzi, M. Del Zoppo, W.A. Chalifoux, M. J. Ferguson, G. Zerbi, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 4239–4244.

“Synthesis of Extended Polyynes: Toward Carbyne,” W.A. Chalifoux, R.R. Tykwinski, Compt. Rend. Chim. 2009, 12, 341–358 (part of the special issue: Modern Acetylene Chemistry).

“Synthesis of tri- and tetraynes using a butadiynyl synthon,” K. Azyat, E. Jahnke, T. Rankin, R.R. Tykwinski, ChemComm 2009, 433–435.

“Mechanistic Aspects of Alkyne Migration in Alkylidene Carbenoid Rearrangements,” P. Bichler, W. Chalifoux, S. Eisler, A.L.K Shi Shun, E.T. Chernick, R.R. Tykwinski, Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 519–522.

“Radiaannulenes: Synthesis, electrochemistry, and solid-state structure,” M. Gholami, M.N. Chaur, M. Wilde,* M.J. Ferguson, R. McDonald, L. Echegoyen, R.R. Tykwinski, ChemComm 2009, 3038–3040.

“Pentacene-Based Dendrimers: Synthesis and Thin Film Photoconductivity Measurements of Branched Pentacene Oligomers,” D. Lehnherr, J. Gao,F.A. Hegmann, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 5017–5024.

“Pentafluorophenyl End-capped Polyynes as Supramolecular Building Blocks,” R.R. Tykwinski, J. Kendall, R. McDonald, Synlett 2009, 2068–2075x.

“Natural Occurring and Synthetic Polyyne Glycosides,” Y. Pan, T.L. Lowary, R.R. Tykwinski, Can. J. Chem. 2009, 87, 1565–1582.

“Synthesis and Solid-state Analysis of Bond Length Alternation in sp-hybridized Polyyne Chains,” W.A. Chalifoux, R. McDonald, M.J. Ferguson, R.R. Tykwinski, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 7915–7919.

“Pentacene-Based Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Dyads with Cofacial Solid-state pi-Stacking,” D. Lehnherr, A.H. Murray, R. McDonald, M.J. Ferguson, R.R. Tykwinski, Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 12580–12584.

2010

“Toward carbyne: Synthesis and stability of really long polyynes,” R.R. Tykwinski, W. Chalifoux, S. Eisler, A. Lucotti, M. Tommasini, D. Fazzi, M. Del Zoppo, G. Zerbi, Pure Appl. Chem. 2010, 82, 891–904.

“Chiral and Achiral Charge-Transfer Chromophores with a Dendralene-Type Backbone by Electronically Controlled Cycloaddition/Cycloreversion Cascades,” B.B. Frank,M. Kivala, B. Camafort Blanco, B. Breiten, W.B. Schweizer, P.R. Laporta, I. Biaggio, E. Jahnke, R.R. Tykwinski, C. Boudon, J.–P. Gisselbrecht, F. Diederich, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2010, 2487–2503.

“A Modular Synthetic Approach to Conjugated Di-, Tri-, and Tetramers of Pentacene,” D. Lehnherr, A.H. Murray, R. McDonald, R.R. Tykwinski, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 6190–6194.

“Oligomers Based on Pentacene Building Blocks,” D. Lehnherr,R.R. Tykwinski, Materials 2010, 3, 2772–2800.

“The Fritsch–Buttenberg–Wiechell Rearrangement: Modern Applications for an Old Reaction,” E. Jahnke, R.R. Tykwinski, ChemComm 2010, 46, 3235–3249.

“Synthesis of Polyynes to model the sp-Carbon Allotrope Carbyne,” W.A. Chalifoux, R.R. Tykwinski, Nature Chem. 2010, 2, 967–971.

“Comparing Laser Desorption Laser Ionization Mass Spectra of Asphaltenes and Model Compounds,” H. Sabbah, A.L. Morrow, A.E. Pomerantz, O.C. Mullins, X. Tan, M.R. Gray,K. Azyat, R.R. Tykwinski, R.N. Zare, Energy Fuels 2010, 24, 3589–3594.

“Measurement of Cracking Kinetics of Pure Model Compounds by Thermogravimetric Analysis,” A.H. Alshareef, K. Azyat, R.R. Tykwinski, M.R. Gray, Energy Fuels 2010, 24, 3998–4004.

“Molecular Structures of Asphaltenes Based on the Dissociation Reactions of Their Ions in Mass Spectrometry,” D. Borton II, D.S. Pinkston, M.R. Hurt, X. Tan, K. Azyat, A. Scherer, R.R. Tykwinski, M.R. Gray, K. Qian, H.I. Kenttämaa, Energy Fuels 2010, 24, 5548–5559.

“Reactions of Terminal Polyynes with Benzyl Azide,” T. Luu, B. J. Medos, E.R. Graham, D. Vallee, R. McDonald, M.J. Ferguson,R.R. Tykwinski, J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 8498–8507.

2011

“Two-Photon Absorption Properties Of Two-Dimensional pi-Conjugated Chromophores: Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study,” K. Ohta, S. Yamada, K. Kamada, A.D. Slepkov, F.A. Hegmann, R.R. Tykwinski, L.D. Shirtcliff, M.M. Haley, P. Sałek, F. Gel’mukhaonov, H. Ågren, J. Phys. Chem. A 2011, 115, 105–117.

“Photogenerated cumulenic structure of adamantyl endcapped linear carbon chains: An experimental and computational investigation based on IR spectroscopy,” M. M. Yildizhan, D. Fazzi, A. Milani, L. Brambilla, M. Del Zoppo, W.A. Chalifoux, R.R. Tykwinski, G. Zerbi, J. Chem. Phys. 2011, 134, 124512.

“Formation of Archipelago Structures during Thermal Cracking Implicates a Chemical Mechanism for the Formation of Petroleum Asphaltenes,” A. H. Alshareef, A. Scherer, X. Tan, K. Azyat, J.M. Stryker, R.R. Tykwinski, M.R. Gray, Energy Fuels 2011, 25, 2130–2136.

“Shape-persistent Macrocycles: Self-assembly Reactions and Characterization by Hyperpolarized 129Xe NMR Spectroscopy,” K. Campbell, K.J. Ooms, M.J. Ferguson, P.J. Stang, R.E. Wasylishen, R.R. Tykwinski, Can. J. Chem. 2011, 89, 1264–1276.

“Conjugated Oligomers and Polymers Based on Anthracene, Tetracene, Pentacene, Naphthodithiophene, and Anthradithiophene Building Blocks,” D Lehnherr, R.R. Tykwinski, Aust. J. Chem. 2011, 64, 919–929.

“Carbon Disulfide Reagent Allows the Characterization of Nonpolar Analytes by Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization (APCI) Mass Spectrometry,” B.C. Owen, J. Gao, D.J. Borton II, L.M. Amundson, E.F. Archibold, X. Tan, K. Azyat, R.R. Tykwinski, M.R. Gray, H.I. Kenttämaa, Rapid. Commun. Mass Spec. 2011, 5, 1924–1928.

“Chiral Propargyl Alcohols via the Enantioselective Addition of Terminal Di- and Triynes to Aldehydes,” E.R. Graham, M.J. Ferguson R.R. Tykwinski, J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 6574–6583.

“The Supramolecular Assembly Model for Aggregation of Petroleum Asphaltenes,” M.R. Gray, R.R. Tykwinski, J.M. Stryker, X. Tan, Energy Fuels 2011, 25, 3125–3134.

2012

“Adamantyl endcapped polyynes,” W.A. Chalifoux, M.J. Ferguson, R. McDonald, F. Melin, L. Echegoyen R.R. Tykwinski, J. Phys. Org. Chem. 2012, 25, 69–76.

“Bent Polyynes: Ring Strain Studied by Raman and Infrared Spectroscopies,” A. Lucotti, M. Tommasini, W.A. Chalifoux, D. Fazzi, G. Zerbi, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Raman Spectr. 2012, 43, 95–101.

“3D-RISM-KH molecular theory of solvation and density functional theory investigation of the role of water in the aggregation of model asphaltenes,” L.M. da Costa, S. Hayaki, S.R. Stoyanov S. Gusarov, X. Tan, M.R. Gray, J.M. Stryker, R.R. Tykwinski, J.W. de M. Carneiro, H. Sato, P.R. Seidl, A. Kovalenko, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2012, 14, 3922–3934.

“Synthesis and Properties of Isomerically Pure Anthrabisbenzothiophenes,” D. Lehnherr, R. Hallani, R. McDonald, J.E. Anthony, R.R. Tykwinski, Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 62–65.

“Acenes with a Click,” A.R. Waterloo, S. Kunakom, F. Hampel, R.R. Tykwinski, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2012, 213, 1020–1032.

“Density Functional Theory Investigation of the Contributions of π-π Stacking and Hydrogen Bonding Interactions to the Aggregation of Model Asphaltene Compounds,” L.M. da Costa, S.R. Stoyanov, S. Gusarov, X. Tan, M.R. Gray, J.M. Stryker, R.R. Tykwinski, J.W. de M. Carneiro, P.R. Seidl, A. Kovalenk, Energy Fuels 2012, 26, 2727–2735.

“Incorporation of Steroid Biomarkers into Petroleum Model Compounds,” A. Scherer, F. Hampel, M.R. Gray, J.M. Stryker, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Phys. Org. Chem. 2012, 25, 597–606.

“Effect of Chemical Structure on Cracking and Coking of Archipelago Model Compounds of Asphaltenes,” A.H. Alshareef, A. Scherer, X. Tan, K. Azyat, J.M. Stryker, R.R. Tykwinski, M.R. Gray, Energy Fuels 2012, 26, 1828−1843.

“Synthesis and 13C NMR Spectroscopy of ,-Diphenylpolyynes with 13C labeling,” R.R. Tykwinski, T. Luu, Synthesis 2012, 1915–1922.

“Thermal Cracking of Substituted Cholestane–Benzoquinoline Asphaltene Model Compounds,” A.H. Alshareef, A. Scherer, J.M. Stryker, R.R. Tykwinski, M.R Gray, Energy Fuels 2012, 26, 3592–3603.

“Synthesis of Polyyne Rotaxanes,” L.D. Movsisyan, D.V. Kondratuk, M. Franz, A.L. Thompson, R.R. Tykwinski, H.L. Anderson, Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 3424–3436.

“Isomerically Pure syn-Anthracenedithiophenes: Synthesis, Properties, and FET Performance,” D. Lehnherr, A.R. Waterloo, K.P. Goetz, M.M. Payne, F. Hampel, J.E. Anthony, O.D. Jurchescu, R.R. Tykwinski, Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 3660–3663.

“Absolute Raman Intensity Measurements and Determination of the Vibrational Second Hyperpolarizability of Adamantyl Endcapped Polyynes,” A. Lucotti, M. Tommasini, D. Fazzi, M. Del Zoppo, W.A. Chalifoux, R.R. Tykwinski, G. Zerbi, J. Raman Spectr. 2012, 43, 1293–1298.

“Synthesis, Characterization, and Solid-State Polymerization of Cross-conjugated Octatetraynes,”Y. Zhao, T. Luu, G.M. Bernard, T. Taerum, R. McDonald,R.E. Wasylishen, R.R. Tykwinski, Can. J. Chem. 2012 90, 994–1014.

2013

“Synthesis and structure of tetraarylcumulenes: Characterization of bond length alternation versus length,” J.A. Januszewski, D. Wendinger, C. Methfessel, F. Hampel, R.R. Tykwinski, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 1817–1821.

“An unsymmetrical pentacene derivative with ambipolar behaviour in organic thin-film transistors,” S.H. Etschel, A.R. Waterloo, J.T. Margraf, A.Y. Amin, F. Hampel, C.M. Jäger, T. Clark, M. Halik, R.R. Tykwinski, ChemComm 2013, 49, 6725–6727.

Carbon-rich Nanostructures: The Conversion of Acetylenes into Materials,” E.T. Chernick R.R. Tykwinski, J. Phys. Org. Chem. 2013, 26 742749.

“Structure and chain polarization of long polyynes investigated with IR and Raman spectroscopy,” N.R. Agarwal, A. Lucotti, D. Fazzi, M. Tommasini, C. Castiglioni, W.A. Chalifoux, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Raman Spectr. 2013, 44, 13981410.

“Synthesis and derivatization of expanded [n]radialenes (n = 3, 4),” M. Gholami, S. Ramsaywack, M.N. Chaur, A.H. Murray, R. McDonald, M.J. Ferguson, L. Echegoyen, R.R. Tykwinski, Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 15120–15132.

“Allenylidene complexes based on Pentacenequinone,” F. Strinitz, A. Waterloo, J. Tucher, E. Hübner, R.R. Tykwinski, N. Burzlaff, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 5181–5186.

2014

“Oligomers from sp-hybridized carbon: Cumulenes and polyynes,” S. Frankenberger, J. Januszewski, R.R. Tykwinski, Struct. Bond. 2014, 159, 219–256.

“Optically Pure, Monodisperse cis-Oligodiacetylenes: Aggregation induced chirality enhancement,” E.T. Chernick, G. Börzsönyi, C. Steiner, M. Ammon, S. Gessner, S. Frühbeißer, F. Gröhn, S. Maier, R.R. Tykwinski, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 310–314.

Unexpected formation of a [4]radialene and dendralenes via addition of TCNE to a tetraaryl[5]cumulene,” J.A. Januszewski, F. Hampel, C. Neiss, A. Görling, R.R. Tykwinski, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 3743–3747.

“Binary Interactions in Coke Formation from Model Compounds and Asphaltenes,” A. H. Alshareef, X. Tan, C. Diner, J. Zhao, A. Scherer, K. Azyat, J.M. Stryker, R.R. Tykwinski, M.R. Gray, Energy Fuels 2014, 28, 1692–1700.

“Synthesis and properties of long [n]cumulenes (n ≥ 5),” J.A. Januszewski, R.R. Tykwinski, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2014, 43, 3184–3203.

“Elucidation of structural information achievable for asphaltenes via collision-activated dissociation of their molecular ions in MSn experiments: A model compound study,” T.M. Jarrell, C. Jin, J.S. Riedeman, B.C. Owen, X. Tan, A. Scherer, R.R. Tykwinski, M. Gray, P. Slater, H.I. Kenttämaa, Fuel 2014, 133, 106–114.

“Aryl Substitution of Pentacenes, A.R. Waterloo, A.-C. Sale, D. Lehnherr, F. Hampel, R.R. Tykwinski, Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2014, 10, 1692–1705.

“Carbon rich ruthenium allenylidene complexes bearing heteroscorpionate ligands” F. Strinitz, J. Tucher, J.A. Januszewski, A.R. Waterloo, P. Stegner, S. Förtsch, E. Hübner, R.R. Tykwinski, N. Burzlaff, Organometallics 2014, 33, 5129–5144.

“Donor and/or acceptor substituted expanded radialenes: Theory, synthesis, and properties,” S. Ramsaywack, S. Karaca, M. Gholami, F. Hampel, R. McDonald, N. Elmaci, H.P. Luethi, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 10013–10029.

“pi-Conjugation and end-group effects in long cumulenes: Raman spectroscopy and DFT calculations,” M. Tommasini, A. Milani, D. Fazzi, A. Lucotti, C. Castiglioni, J.A. Januszewski, D. Wendinger, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118, 26415–26425.

2015

“Pentacene appended to a TEMPO Stable Free RadicalThe Effect of MagneticExchange Coupling on Photoexcited Pentacene,” E.T. Chernick, R. Casillas, J. Zirzlmeier, D.M. Gardner, M. Gruber, H. Kropp, K. Meyer, M.R. Wasielewski, D.M. Guldi, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 857–863.

“Scalable, Chromatography-free Synthesis of Alkyl-tethered Pyrene-based Materials. Application to First-generation “Archipelago Model” Asphaltene Compounds,” C. Diner, D.E. Scott, R.R. Tykwinski, M.R. Gray, J.M. Stryker, J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 1719–1726.

“Laser Desorption Mass Spectrometry of Endgroup-Protected Linear Polyynes – Evidence of Laser-Induced Cross-Linking,” R.W. Kirschbaum,D. Prenzel, S. Frankenberger, R.R. Tykwinski, T. Drewello, J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119, 2861–2870.

“Aggregation of asphaltene model compounds using a porphyrin tethered to a carboxylic acid,” M. Schulze, M.P. Lechner, J.M. Stryker, R.R. Tykwinski, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015, 13, 6984–6991.

Addition Reactions of Olefins to Asphaltene Model Compounds,” S.D. Cardozo, M. Schulze,R.R. Tykwinski. M.R. Gray, Energy Fuels 2015, 29, 1494–1502.

“Singlet fission in pentacene dimers,” J. Zirzlmeier, D. Lehnherr, P.B. Coto, E.T. Chernick, R. Casillas, B. Basel, M. Thoss, R.R. Tykwinski, D.M. Guldi, PNAS 2015, 112, 5325–5330.

“Cumulene rotaxanes: Stabilization and study of [9]cumulenes,” M. Franz, J.A. Januszewski, D. Wendinger, C. Neiss, L.D. Movsisyan, F. Hampel, H.L. Anderson, A. Görling,R.R. Tykwinski, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 6645 –6649.

“Region-selective deposition of core-shell nano particles for 3D hierarchical assemblies by the Huisgen-1,3-dipolar cycloaddition,” S.H. Etschel, L. F. Portilla, J. Kirschner, R.R. Tykwinski, M. Halik, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 9235–9238.

“Controlling the Chromaticity of Small-Molecule Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells Based on TIPS-Pentacene,” M.D. Weber, M. Adam, R.R. Tykwinski, R.D. Costa, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2015, 25, 5066–5074.

“Thermal dimerization of [n]cumulenes (n = 5, 7, 9),” D. Wendinger, J.A. Januszewski, F. Hampel, R.R. Tykwinski, ChemComm 2015, 51, 14877–14880.

“Axial coordination of pyridyl-containing pentacenes to porphyrins,” A.R. Waterloo, R. Lippert, N. Jux, R.R. Tykwinski, J. Coord. Chem. 2015, 68, 3088–3098.

“Catalytic hydrodenitrogenation of asphaltene model compounds,” J. Mierau, N. Zhang, X. Tan, A. Scherer, J.M. Stryker, R.R. Tykwinski, M.R. Gray, Energy Fuels, 2015, 29, 6724–6733.

“Green Processing of Metal Oxide Core-Shell Nanoparticles as Low-Temperature Dielectrics in Organic Thin-Film Transistors,” L.F. Portilla, S.H. Etschel, R.R. Tykwinski, M. Halik, Adv. Mater. 2015, 27, 5950–5954.

“Carbyne: The molecular approach,” R.R. Tykwinski, Chem. Rec. 2015, 15, 1060–1074.

“Steroid-Derived Naphthoquinoline Asphaltene Model Compounds: Hydriodic Acid is the Active Catalyst in I2-Promoted Multi-Component Cyclocondensation Reactions,” M. Schulze, D. E. Scott, A. Scherer, F. Hampel, R.J. Hamilton, M.R. Gray, R.R. Tykwinski, J.M. Stryker, Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 5930−5933.

2016

“Interplay Between Solution-Processing and Electronic Structure in Metal-Free Organic Magnets Based on a TEMPO Pentacene Derivative,” C. Arantes, E. Chernick, M. Gruber, M.L. Rocco, T. Chassé, R.R. Tykwinski, M.B. Casu, J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120, 32893294.

“Carbon atomic wires: 1-D systems with tunable properties,” C.S. Casari, M Tommasini, R.R. Tykwinski, A. Milani, Nanoscale 2016, 8, 4414–4435.

“Synthesis and Aggregation Behavior of Chiral Naphthoquinoline Petroporphyrin Asphaltene Model Compounds,” M. Schulze, A. Scherer, F. Hampel, J.M. Stryker, R.R. Tykwinski, Chem. Eur. J., 2016, in press, chem.201504683.

“Polyyne Rotaxanes: Stabilization by Encapsulation,” L. Movsisian, M. Franz, F. Hampel, A. Thompson, R.R. Tykwinski, H.L. Anderson, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016 138, 1366−1376.