Publications

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2014
[26] Assembly of supramolecular nanotubes from molecular triangles and 1,2-dihalohydrocarbons (Zhichang Liu, Guoliang Liu, Yilei Wu, Dennis Cao, Junling Sun, Severin T. Schneebeli, Majed S. Nassar, Chad A. Mirkin, J. Fraser Stoddart), In J. Am. Chem. Soc., volume 136, 2014. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[25] Lock-arm supramolecular ordering: A molecular construction set for cocrystallizing organic charge transfer complexes (Anthea K. Blackburn, Andrew C.-H. Sue, Alexander K. Shveyd, Dennis Cao, Alok Tayi, Ashwin Narayanan, Brian S. Rolczynski, Jodi M. Szarko, Ozgur A. Bozdemir, Rie Wakabayashi, Jessica A. Lehrman, Bart Kahr, Lin X. Chen, Majed S. Nassar, Samuel I. Stupp, J. Fraser Stoddart), In J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[24] Two-point Halogen Bonding between 3,6-Dihalopyromellitic Diimides (Dennis Cao, Michael Hong, Anthea K. Blackburn, Zhichang Liu, James M. Holcroft, J. Fraser Stoddart), In Chem. Sci., 2014. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[23] A Square-Planar Tetracoordinate Oxygen-Containing Ti4O17 Cluster Stabilized by Two 1,1′-Ferrocenedicarboxylato Ligands (Zhichang Liu, Juying Lei, Marco Frasconi, Xiaohu Li, Dennis Cao, Zhixue Zhu, Severin T. Schneebeli, George C. Schatz, J. Fraser Stoddart), In Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[22] Mechanical Bonds and Topological Effects in Radical Dimer Stabilization (Marco Frasconi, Takashi Kikuchi, Dennis Cao, Yilei Wu, Wei-Guang Liu, Scott M. Dyar, Gokhan Barin, Amy A. Sarjeant, Charlotte L. Stern, Raanan Carmieli, Cheng Wang, Michael R. Wasielewski, William A. Goddard, J. Fraser Stoddart), In J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2013
[21] Interface-Engineered Bistable [2]Rotaxane-Graphene Hybrids with Logic Capabilities (Chuancheng Jia, Hao Li, Jiaolong Jiang, Jindong Wang, Hongliang Chen, Dennis Cao, J. Fraser Stoddart, Xuefeng Guo), In Adv. Mater., volume 25, 2013. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[20] Topological Isomerism in a Chiral Handcuff Catenane (Karel J. Hartlieb, Anthea K. Blackburn, Severin T. Schneebeli, Ross S. Forgan, Amy A. Sarjeant, Charlotte L. Stern, Dennis Cao, J. Fraser Stoddart), In Chem. Sci., volume 5, 2013. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[19] Three-Dimensional Architectures Incorporating Stereoregular Donor–Acceptor Stacks (Dennis Cao, Michal Juríček, Zachary J. Brown, Andrew C.-H. Sue, Zhichang Liu, Juying Lei, Anthea K. Blackburn, Sergio Grunder, Amy A. Sarjeant, Ali Coskun, Cheng Wang, Omar K. Farha, Joseph T. Hupp, J. Fraser Stoddart), In Chem. Eur. J., volume 19, 2013. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[18] Selective Isolation of Gold Facilitated by Second-Sphere Coordination with α-Cyclodextrin (Zhichang Liu, Marco Frasconi, Juying Lei, Zachary J. Brown, Zhixue Zhu, Dennis Cao, Julien Iehl, Guoliang Liu, Albert C. Fahrenbach, Youssry Y. Botros, Omar K. Farha, Joseph T. Hupp, Chad A. Mirkin, J. Fraser Stoddart), In Nature Commun., volume 4, 2013. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[17] A Radically Configurable Six-State Compound (Jonathan C. Barnes, Albert C. Fahrenbach, Dennis Cao, Scott M. Dyar, Marco Frasconi, Marc A. Giesener, Diego Benítez, Ekaterina Tkatchouk, Oleksandr Chernyashevskyy, Weon Ho Shin, Hao Li, Srinivasan Sampath, Charlotte L. Stern, Amy A. Sarjeant, Karel J. Hartlieb, Zhichang Liu, Raanan Carmieli, Youssry Y. Botros, Jang Wook Choi, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, John B. Ketterson, Michael R. Wasielewski, William A. Goddard, J. Fraser Stoddart), In Science, volume 339, 2013. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2012
[16] Size-Selective pH-Operated Megagates on Mesoporous Silica Materials (Min Xue, Dennis Cao, J. Fraser Stoddart, Jeffrey I. Zink), In Nanoscale, volume 4, 2012. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[15] Tetrathiafulvalene Hetero Radical Cation Dimerization in a Redox-Active [2]Catenane (Cheng Wang, Scott M. Dyar, Dennis Cao, Albert C. Fahrenbach, Noah Horwitz, Michael T. Colvin, Raanan Carmieli, Charlotte L. Stern, Sanjeev K. Dey, Michael R. Wasielewski, J. Fraser Stoddart), In J. Am. Chem. Soc., volume 134, 2012. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[14] Radically Enhanced Molecular Switches (Albert C. Fahrenbach, Zhixue Zhu, Dennis Cao, Wei-Guang Liu, Hao Li, Sanjeev K. Dey, Subhadeep Basu, Ali Trabolsi, Youssry Y. Botros, William A. Goddard, J. Fraser Stoddart), In J. Am. Chem. Soc., volume 134, 2012. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[13] Ground-State Thermodynamics of Bistable Redox-Active Donor–Acceptor Mechanically Interlocked Molecules (Albert C. Fahrenbach, Carson J. Bruns, Dennis Cao, J. Fraser Stoddart), In Acc. Chem. Res., volume 45, 2012. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[12] Room-Temperature Ferroelectricity in Supramolecular Networks of Charge-Transfer Complexes (Alok S. Tayi, Alexander K. Shveyd, Andrew C.-H. Sue, Jodi M. Szarko, Brian S. Rolczynski, Dennis Cao, T. Jackson Kennedy, Amy A. Sarjeant, Charlotte L. Stern, Walter F. Paxton, Wei Wu, Sanjeev K. Dey, Albert C. Fahrenbach, Jeffrey R. Guest, Hooman Mohseni, Lin X. Chen, Kang L. Wang, J. Fraser Stoddart, Samuel I. Stupp), In Nature, volume 488, 2012. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[11] The Effects of Conformation on the Noncovalent Bonding Interactions in a Bistable Donor–Acceptor [3]Catenane (Cheng Wang, Dennis Cao, Albert C. Fahrenbach, Sergio Grunder, Sanjeev K. Dey, Amy A. Sarjeant, J. Fraser Stoddart), In Chem. Commun., volume 48, 2012. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[10] A Rigid Donor–Acceptor Daisy Chain Dimer (Dennis Cao, Cheng Wang, Marc A. Giesener, Zhichang Liu, J. Fraser Stoddart), In Chem. Commun., volume 48, 2012. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[9] Stimulated Release of Size-Selected Cargos in Succession from Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles (Cheng Wang, Zongxi Li, Dennis Cao, Yan-Li Zhao, Justin W. Gaines, O. Altan Bozdemir, Michael W. Ambrogio, Marco Frasconi, Youssry Y. Botros, Jeffrey I. Zink, J. Fraser Stoddart), In Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., volume 51, 2012. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[8] Solvent-Dependent Ground-State Distributions in a Donor–Acceptor Redox-Active Bistable [2]Catenane (Cheng Wang, Dennis Cao, Albert C. Fahrenbach, Lei Fang, Mark A. Olson, Douglas C. Friedman, Subhadeep Basu, Sanjeev K. Dey, Youssry Y. Botros, J. Fraser Stoddart), In J. Phys. Org. Chem., volume 25, 2012. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[7] Donor–Acceptor Ring-in-Ring Complexes (Ross S. Forgan, Cheng Wang, Douglas C. Friedman, Jason M. Spruell, Charlotte L. Stern, Amy A. Sarjeant, Dennis Cao, J. Fraser Stoddart), In Chem. Eur. J., volume 18, 2012. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2011
[6] Novel C3-Symmetric n-Type Tris(aroyleneimidazole) and its Analogs: Synthesis, Physical Properties and Self-Assembly (David Hanifi, Dennis Cao, Liana M. Klivansky, Yi Liu), In Chem. Commun., volume 47, 2011. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2010
[5] Multilayered Nanofibers from Stacks of Single-Molecular Thick Nanosheets of Hexakis(alkoxy)triphenylenes (Gayane Koshkakaryan, Peng Jiang, Virginia Altoe, Dennis Cao, Liana M. Klivansky, Yue Zhang, Sungwook Chung, Allard Katan, Florent Martin, Miquel Salmeron, Biwu Ma, Shaul Aloni, Yi Liu), In Chem. Commun., volume 46, 2010. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[4] Dual Selectivity Expressed in [2 + 2 + 1] Dynamic Clipping of Unsymmetrical [2]Catenanes (Gayane Koshkakaryan, Dennis Cao, Liana M. Klivansky, Simon J. Teat, Jasper L. Tran, Yi Liu), In Org. Lett., volume 12, 2010. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[3] Probing Donor−Acceptor Interactions and Co-Conformational Changes in Redox Active Desymmetrized [2]Catenanes (Dennis Cao, Matteo Amelia, Liana M. Klivansky, Gayane Koshkakaryan, Saeed I. Khan, Monica Semeraro, Serena Silvi, Margherita Venturi, Alberto Credi, Yi Liu), In J. Am. Chem. Soc., volume 132, 2010. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
2009
[2] Alternative Donor−Acceptor Stacks from Crown Ethers and Naphthalene Diimide Derivatives: Rapid, Selective Formation from Solution and Solid State Grinding (Gayane Koshkakaryan, Liana M. Klivansky, Dennis Cao, Marian Snauko, Simon J. Teat, Jochem O. Struppe, Yi Liu), In J. Am. Chem. Soc., volume 131, 2009. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]
[1] Linear π-Acceptor-Templated Dynamic Clipping to Macrobicycles and [2]Rotaxanes (Liana M. Klivansky, Gayane Koshkakaryan, Dennis Cao, Yi Liu), In Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., volume 48, 2009. [bibtex] [pdf] [doi]