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(517) Gizzatov, A.; Keshishian, V.; Guven, A.; Dimiev, A. M.; Qu, F.; Muthupillai, R.; Decuzzi, P.; Bryant, R. G.; Tour, J. M.; Wilson, L. J. “Enhanced MRI Relaxivity of Aquated Gd3+ Ions by Carboxyphenylated Water-Dispersed Graphene Nanoribbons,” Nanoscale 2014, 6, 3059-3063. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C3NR06026H.

(516) Xiang, C. ; Tour, J. M. “Graphene Oxide Flakes Bolster Carbon Fibre,” JEC Composites 2013, 83, 62-63.

(515) Volman, V.; Zhu, Y.; Raji, A.-R., O.; Genorio, B.; Lu, W.; Xiang, C.; Kittrell, C.; Tour, J. M. “Radio-Frequency-Transparent, Electrically Conductive Graphene Nanoribbon Thin Films as Deicing Heating Layers,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, XXX. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/am404203y

(514) Lin , J.; Raji , A.-R., O.; Nan , K.; Peng , Z.; Yan , Z.; Samuel , E. L. G.; Natelson , D.; Tour, J. M. “Iron Oxide Nanoparticle and Graphene Nanoribbon Composite as an Anode Material for High-Performance Li-Ion Batteries,” Adv. Funct. Mater. 2013, XXX. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201303023

(513) Li, L.; Raji, A.-R. O.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene-Wrapped MnO2 –Graphene Nanoribbons as Anode Materials for High-Performance Lithium Ion Batteries,” Adv. Mater. 2013, 25, 6298–6302. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201302915

(512) Ye, R.; Xiang, C.; Lin, J.; Peng, Z.; Huang, K.; Yan, Z.; Cook, N. P.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Hwang, C.-C.; Ruan, G.; Ceriotti, G.; Raji, A.-R. O.; Martí, A. A.; Tour, J. M. “Coal as an Abundant Source of Graphene Quantum Dots,” Nature Commun. 2013, 4:2943, 1-6. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms3943

(511) Xiang, C.; Cox, P. J.; Kukovecz, A.; Genorio, B.; Hashim, D. P.; Yan, Z.; Peng, Z.; Hwang, C.-C.; Ruan, G.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Sudeep, P. M.; Konya, Z.; Vajtai, R.; Ajayan, P. M.; Tour, J. M. “Functionalized Low Defect Graphene Nanoribbons and Polyurethane Composite Film for Improved Gas Barrier and Mechanical Performances,” ACS Nano 2013, 7, 10380–10386. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn404843n

(510) Tour, J, M. “Top-Down versus Bottom-Up Fabrication of Graphene-Based Electronics,” Chem. Mater. 2014, 26, 163-171. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/cm402179h

(509) Dimiev, A.; Zakhidov, D.; Genorio, B.; Oladimeji, K.; Crowgey, B.; Kempel, L.; Rothwell, E. J.; Tour, J. M. “Permittivity of Dielectric Composite Materials Comprising Graphene Nanoribbons. The Effect of Nanostructure,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2013, 5, 7567–7573. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/am401859j

(508) James, D. K.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene: Powder, Flakes, Ribbons, and Sheets,” Acc. Chem. Res. 2013, 46, 2307–2318. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ar300127r

(507) Li, L.; Raji, A.-R. O.; Fei, H.; Yang, Y.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Tour, J. M. “Nanocomposite of Polyaniline Nanorods Grown on Graphene Nanoribbons for Highly Capacitive Pseudocapacitors,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2013, 5, 6622–6627. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/am4013165

(506) Lin, J.; Peng, P.; Xiang, C.; Ruan, G.; Yan, Z.; Natelson, D. Tour, J. M. “Graphene Nanoribbon and Nanostructured SnO2 Composite Anodes for Lithium Ion Batteries,” ACS Nano, 2013, 7, 6001–6006. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn4016899

(505) Abramova, V.; Slesarev, S.; Tour, J. M. “Meniscus-Mask Lithography for Narrow Graphene Nanoribbons,” ACS Nano 2013, 7, 6894–6898. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn403057t

(504) Wang, G.; Lauchner, A. C.; Lin , J.; Natelson , D.; Palem , K. V.; Tour, J. M. “High-Performance and Low-Power Rewritable SiOx 1 kbit One Diode–One Resistor Crossbar Memory Array,” Adv. Mater. 2013, 25, 4789–4793. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201302047

(503) Xiang, X.; Young, C. C.; Wang, X.; Yan, Z.; Hwang, C.-C.; Ceriotti, G.; Lin, J.; Kono, J.; Pasquali, M.; Tour, J. M. “Large Flake Graphene Oxide Fiber with Unconventional 100% Knot Efficiency and Highly Aligned Small Flake Graphene Oxide Fiber,” Adv. Mater. 2013, 25, 4592–4597. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201301065

(502) Zhou, H.; Yu, F.; Liu, Y.; Zou, X.; Cong, C.; Qiu, C.; Yu, T.; Yan, Z.; Shen, X.; Sun, L.; Yakobson, B. I.; Tour, J. M. “Thickness-Dependent Patterning of MoS2 Sheets with Well-Oriented Triangular Pits by Heating in Air,” Nano Res. 2013, 6, 6, 703–711. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12274-013-0346-2

(501) Yan, Z.; Liu, Y.; Lin, J.; Peng, Z.; Wang, G.; Pembroke, E.; Zhou, H.; Xiang, C.; Raji, A.-R. O.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Yu, T.; Yakobson, B. I.; Tour, J. M. “Hexagonal Graphene Onion Rings,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 10755–10762. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja403915m

(500) Zhang, C.; Peng, Z.; Lin, J.; Zhu, Y. Ruan, G.; Hwang, C.-C.; Lu, W.; Hauge, R. H.; Tour, J. M. “Splitting of a Vertical Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Carpet to a Graphene Nanoribbon Carpet and Its Use in Supercapacitors,” ACS Nano 2013, 7, 5151–5159. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn400750n

(499) Davis, D. J., Raji, A.-R. O., Lambert, T. N., Vigil, J. A., Li, L., Nan, K.; Tour, J. M. “Silver-Graphene Nanoribbon Composite Catalyst for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Alkaline Electrolyte,” Electroanalysis 2014, 26, 164-170 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/elan.201300254

(498) Matsumoto, H.; Imaizumi, S.; Konosu, Y.; Ashizawa, M.; Minagawa, M.; Tanioka, A.; Lu, W.; Tour, J. M. “Electrospun Composite Nanofiber Yarns Containing Oriented Graphene Nanoribbons,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2013, 5, 6225–6231. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/am401161b

(497) Jiang, C.; Saha, A.; Xiang, C.; Young, C.; Tour, J. M.; Pasquali , M.; Martí, A. A. “Increased Solubility, Liquid-Crystalline Phase, and Selective Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Polyelectrolyte Dispersions,” ACS Nano, 2013, 7, 4503–4510. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn4011544

(496) Dimiev, A. M.; Ceriotti, G.; Behabtu, N.; Zakhidov, D.; Pasquali, M.; Saito, R.; Tour, J. M., “Direct Real-Time Monitoring of Stage Transitions in Graphite Intercalation Compounds,” ACS Nano 2013, 7, 2773–2780. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn400207e

(495) Sahni, D.; Jea, A.; Mata, J. A.; Marcano, D. C.; Sivaganesan, A.; Berlin, J. M.; Tatsui, C. E.; Sun, Z.; Luerssen, T. G.; Meng, S.; Kent, T. A.; Tour, J. M. “Biocompatibility of Pristine Graphene for Neuronal Interface’” J. Neurosurg. Pediatrics 2013, 11, 575–583.

(494) Lu, W.; Ruan, G.; Genorio, B.; Zhu, Y.; Novosel, B.; Tour, J. M. “Functionalized Graphene Nanoribbons via Anionic Polymerization Initiated by Alkali Metal-Intercalated Carbon Nanotubes,” ACS Nano, 2013, 7, 2669–2675. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn400054t

(493) Xiang, C.; Behabtu, N.; Liu, Y.; Chae, H. G.; Young, C. C.; Genorio, B.; Tsentalovich, D. E.; Zhang, C.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Lomeda, J. R.; Hwang, C.-C.; Kumar, S.; Pasquali, M.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene Nanoribbons as an Advanced Precursor for Making Carbon Fiber,” ACS Nano, 2013, 7, 1628–1637. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn305506s

(492) Dimiev, A. M.; Gizzatov, A.; Wilson, L. J.; Tour, J. M. “Stable Aqueous Colloidal Solutions of Intact Surfactant-Free Graphene Nanoribbons and Related Graphitic Nanostructures,” Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 2613-2615. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c3cc40424b

(491) Pembroke, E.; Ruan, G.; Sinitskii, A.; Corley, D. A.; Yan, Z.; Sun, Z.; Tour, J. M. “Effect of Anchor and Functional Groups in Functionalized Graphene Devices,” Nano Res. 2013, 6, 138-146. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12274-013-0289-7

(490) Dimiev, A. M.; Alemany, L. B.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene Oxide. Origin of Acidity, Its Instability in Water, and a New Dynamic Structural Model,” ACS Nano 2013, 7, 576–588. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn3047378

(489) Romanchuk, A. Yu.; Slesarev, A. S.; Kalmykov, S. N.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene Oxide for Effective Radionuclide Removal,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2013, 15, 2321 – 2327. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2cp44593j

(488) Bobadilla, A. D.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Tour, J. M.; Seminario, J. M. “Calculating the Hydrodynamic Volume of Poly(ethylene oxylated) Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes and Hydrophilic Carbon Clusters,” J. Phys. Chem. B 2013, 117, 343?354. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp305302y

(487) Lin, J.; Zhang, C.; Yan, Z.; Zhu, Y.; Peng, Z.; Hauge, R. H.; Natelson, D.; Tour, J. M. “3-Dimensional Graphene Carbon Nanotube Carpet-Based Microsupercapacitors with High Electrochemical Performance,” Nano Lett. 2013, 13, 72?78. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nl3034976

(486) Yan, Y.; Ma, L.; Zhu, Y.; Lahiri, I.; Hahm, M. G.; Liu, L.; Yang, S.; Xiang, C.; Lu, W.; Peng, Z.; Sun, Z.; Kittrell, C.; Lou, J.; Choi, W.; Ajayan, P. M.; Tour, J. M. “Three-Dimensional Metal Graphene Nanotube Multifunctional Hybrid Materials,” ACS Nano 2013, 7, 58-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn3015882

(485) Chu, P.-L., E.; Wang , L.-Y.; Khatua, S.; Kolomeisky, A.; B.; Link, S.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis and Single-Molecule Imaging of Highly Mobile Adamantane-Wheeled Nanocars,” ACS Nano 2013, 7, 35–41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn304584a

(484) Sun, Z.; Raji, A.-R. O.; Zhu, Y.; Xiang, C.; Yan, Z.; Kittrell, C.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Tour J. M. “Large-Area Bernal-Stacked Bi-, Tri-, and Tetralayer Graphene,” ACS Nano 2012, 6, 9790–9796. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn303328e

(483) Genorio, B.; Peng, Z.; Lu, W.; Hoelscher, B. K. P.; Novosel, B.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Dispersible Ferromagnetic Graphene Nanoribbon Stacks with Enhanced Electrical Percolation Properties in a Magnetic Field,” ACS Nano 2012, 6, 10396–10404. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn304509c

(482) Zhu, Y.; Li, L.; Zhang, C.; Casillas, G.; Sun, Z.; Yan, Z.; Ruan, G.; Peng, Z.; Raji, A.-R. O.; Kittrell, C.; Hauge, R. H.; Tour, J. M. “A Seamless Three-Dimensional Carbon Nanotube Graphene Hybrid Material,” Nature Commun. 2012, 3, 1225. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms2234

(481) Marcano, D. C.; Bitner, B. R.; Berlin, J. M.; Jarjour, J.; Lee, J. M.; Jacob, A.; Fabian, R. H.; Kent, T. A.; Tour , J. M. “Design of Poly(ethylene glycol)-functionalized Hydrophilic Carbon Clusters for Targeted Therapy of Cerebrovascular Dysfunction in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury,” J. Neurotrauma, 2013, 30, 789-796. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/neu.2011.2301

(480) Dimiev, A. M.; Bachilo, S. M.; Saito, R.; Tour, J. M. “Reversible Formation of Ammonium Persulfate/Sulfuric Acid Graphite Intercalation Compounds and Their Peculiar Raman Spectra,” ACS Nano 2012, 6, 7842–7849. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn3020147.

(479) Yan, Z.; Lin, J.; Peng, Z.; Sun, Z.; Zhu, Y.; Li, L.; Xiang, C.; Samuel, E. L.; Kittrell, C.; Tour, J. M. “Toward the Synthesis of Wafer-Scale Single-Crystal Graphene on Copper Foils,” ACS Nano 2012, 6, 9110–9117. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn303352k

(478) Pathem, B. K.; Zheng, Y. B.; Payton, J. L.; Song, T.-B.; Yu, B.-C.; Tour, J. M.; Yang, Y.; Jensen, L.; Weiss, P. S. “Effect of Tether Conductivity on the Efficiency of Photoisomerization of Azobenzene Functionalized Molecules on Au{111},” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2012, 3, 2388–2394. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jz300968m

(477) Zhu, Y.; James, D. K.; Tour, J. M. “New Routes to Graphene, Graphene Oxide and Their Related Applications,” Adv. Mater. 2012, 24, 4924–4955. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201202321

(476) Bitner, B. R.; Marcano, D. C.; Berlin, J. M.; Fabian, R. H.; Cherian, L.; Culver, J. C.; Dickinson, M. E.; Robertson, C. S.; Pautler, R. G.; Kent, T. A.; Tour , J. M. “Antioxidant Carbon Particles Improve Cerebrovascular Dysfunction Following Traumatic Brain Injury,” ACS Nano 2012, 6, 8007–8014. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn302615f

(475) Senyuk, B.; Behabtu, N.; Pacheco, B. G.; Lee, T.; Ceriotti, G.; Tour, J. M.; Pasquali, M.; Smalyukh, I. I “Nonlinear Photoluminescence Imaging of Isotropic and Liquid Crystalline Dispersions of Graphene Oxide,” ACS Nano 2012, 6, 8060–8066. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn302644r

(474) Jammalamadaka, S. N.; Rao, S. S.; Vanacken, J.; Moshchalkov, V. V.; Lu, W.; Tour, J. M. Dynamic Response of Exchange Bias in Graphene Nanoribbons,” App. Phys. Lett. 2012, 101, 142402-1-5. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4755840

(473) Rao, S. S.; Stesmans, A.; van Tol, J.; Kosynkin, D. K.; Higginbotham-Duque, A.; Lu, W.; Sinitskii, A.; Tour, J. M. “Spin Dynamics and Relaxation in Graphene Nanoribbons: Electron Spin Resonance Probing,” ACS Nano 2012, 6, 7615-7623. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn302745x

(472) Yao, J.; Lin, J.; Dai, Y.; Ruan, G.; Yan, Z.; Li, L.; Zhong, L.; Natelson, D.; Tour, J. M. “Highly Transparent Nonvolatile Resistive Memory Devices from Silicon Oxide and Graphene,” Nature Commun. 2012, 3, 1-8. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms2110

(471) Zhang, J.; Lu, W.; Tour, J. M.; Lou, J. “Nanoscale Frictional Characteristics of Graphene Nanoribbons,” App. Phys. Lett. 2012, 101, 123104. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4752724

(470) Lambert, T. N.; Davis, D. J.; Lu, W.; Limmer, S. J.; Kotula, P. G.; Thuli, A.; Hungate, M.; Ruan, G.; Jin, Z.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene–Ni–alpha-MnO2 and –Cu–alpha-MnO2 Nanowire Blends as Highly Active Non-Precious Metal Catalysts for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction,” Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 7931-7933. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2cc32971a

(469) Zhang, C.; Bets, K.; Lee, S. S.; Sun, Z.; Mirri, F.; Colvin, V. L.; Yakobson, B. I.; Tour, J, M.; Hauge, R. H. “Closed-Edged Graphene Nanoribbons from Large-Diameter Collapsed Nanotubes,” ACS Nano 2012, 6, 6023-6032. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn301039v

(468) Liu, X. H.; Wang, J. W.; Liu, Y.; Zheng, He; Kushima , A.; Huang , S.; Zhu, T.; Mao, S. X.; Li, J.; Zhang, S.; Lu, W.; Tour, J. M.; Huang, J. Y. “In situ Transmission Electron Microscopy of Electrochemical Lithiation, Delithiation and Deformation of Individual Graphene Nanoribbons,” Carbon 2012, 50, 3836-3844. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2012.04.025

(467) Ren, L.; Zhang, Q.; Yao, J.; Sun, Z.; Kaneko, R.; Yan, Z.; Nanot, S.; Jin, J.; Kawayama, I.; Tonouchi, M.; Tour, J. M.; Kono, J. “Terahertz and Infrared Spectroscopy of Gated Large-Area Graphene,” Nano Lett. 2012, 12, 3711-3715. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nl301496r

(466) Zhu, Y.; Li, X.; Cai, Q.; Sun, Z.; Casillas, G..; Jose-Yacaman, M.; Verduzco, R.; Tour, J. M. “Quantitative Analysis of Structure and Bandgap Changes in Graphene Oxide Nanoribbons during Thermal Annealing,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 11774-11780. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja304471x

(465) Hwang, C.-C.; Wang, L.; Lu, W.; Ruan, G.; Kini, G. C.; Xiang, Ch.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Shi W.; Kan, A. T.; Wong, M. S.; Tomson, M. B.; Tour, J. M. “Highly Stable Carbon Nanoparticles Designed for Downhole Hydrocarbon Detection,” Energy. Environ. Sci. 2012, 5, 8304-8309. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2ee21574h

(464) James , D. K.; Tour, J. M. “The Chemical Synthesis of Graphene Nanoribbons—A Tutorial Review,” Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2012, 213, 1033-1050. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/macp.201200001

(463) Genorio, B.; Lu, L.; Dimiev, A. M.; Zhu, Y.; Raji, A.-R. O.; Novosel, B.; Alemany, L. B.; Tour, J. M. “In Situ Intercalation Replacement and Selective Functionalization of Graphene Nanoribbon Stacks,” ACS Nano 2012, 6, 4231–4240. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn300757t

(462) Gizzatov, A.; Dimiev, A.; Mackeyev, Y.; Tour, J. M.; Wilson, L. J. “Highly Water soluble Multi-layer Graphene Nanoribbons and Related Honey-Comb Carbon Nanostructures,” Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 5602-5604. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C2CC31407J

(461) Tour, J. M. “Genesis of Creativity,” ACS Nano, 2012, 6, 3649-3654. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn301299x

(460) Booshehri, L. G.; Mielke, C. H.; Rickel, D. G.; Crooker, S. A.; Zhang, Q.; Ren, L.; H´aroz, E. H.; Rustagi, A.; Stanton, C. J.; Jin, Z.; Sun, Z.; Yan, Y.; Tour, J. M.; Kono, J. “Circular polarization dependent cyclotron resonance in large-area graphene in ultrahigh magnetic fields,” Phys. Rev. B 2012, 85, 205407-1-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.85.205407.

(459) Sharpe, M. A.; Marcano, D. C.; Berlin, J. M.; Widmayer, M. A.; Baskin, D. S.; Tour, J. M. “Antibody-Targeted Nanovectors for the Treatment of Brain Cancers,” ACS Nano 2012, 6, 3114–3120. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn2048679.

(458) Sinitskii, A.; Tour, J. M. “Chemical Approaches to Produce Graphene Oxide and Related Materials,” in R. Murali, Ed., Graphene Nanoelectronics: From Materials to Circuits, Springer, New York, 2012. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-0548-1_8

(457) Sano, D.; Berlin, J. M.; Pham, T. T.; Marcano, D. C.; Valdecanas, D. R.; Zhou, G.; Milas, L.; Myers, J. N.; Tour, J. M. “Noncovalent Assembly of Targeted Carbon Nanovectors Enables Synergistic Drug and Radiation Cancer Therapy in Vivo,” ACS Nano 2012, 6, 2497–2505. 10.1021/nn204885f

(456) Rice, W. D.; Weber, R. T.; Leonard, A. D.; Tour, J. M.; Nikolaev, P.; Arepalli, S.; Berka, V.; Tsai, A.-L.; Kono, J. “Enhancement of the Electron Spin Resonance of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes by Oxygen Removal,” ACS Nano 2012, 6, 2165–2173. 10.1021/nn204094s

(455) Dimiev, A.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Alemany, L. B.; Chaguine, P.; Tour, J, M. “Pristine Graphite Oxide,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 2815-2822. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja211531y

(454) Rao, S. S.; Jammalamadaka, S. N.; Stesmans, A.; Moshchalkov, V. V.; van Tol, J.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Higginbotham-Duque, A.; Tour, J. M. “Ferromagnetism in Graphene Nanoribbons: Split versus Oxidative Unzipped Ribbons,” Nano Lett. 2012, 12, 1210-1217. dx.doi.org/10.1021/nl203512c

(453) Sinitskii, A; Tour, J. M. “Patterning Graphene Nanoribbons Using Copper Oxide Nanowires,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 2012, 100, 103106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3692744

(452) Yao, J.; Zhong, L.; Natelson, D.; Tour, J. M. “In situ Imaging of the Conducting Filament in a Silicon Oxide Resistive Switch,” Nature Scientific Reports 2012, 2:242, 1-5. doi: 10.1038/srep00242

(451) Zhu, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Organic light-emitting diodes: Non-oxide boost,” Nature Photonics 2012, 6, 72-73. doi:10.1038/nphoton.2011.349

(450) Chiang, P.-T.; Mielke, J.; Godoy, J.; Guerrero, J. M.; Alemany, L. B.; Villagómez, C. J.; Saywell, A.; Grill, L.; Tour, J. M. “Toward a Light-Driven Motorized Nanocar: Synthesis and Initial Imaging of Single Molecules,” ACS Nano 2012, 6, 592–597.

(449) Kosynkin, D. V.; Ceriotti, G.; Wilson, K. C.; Lomeda, J. R.; Scorsone, J. T.; Patel, A. D.; Friedheim, J. E.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene Oxide as a High-Performance Fluid-Loss-Control Additive in Water-Based Drilling Fluids,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2012, 4, 222–227.

(448) Xiang, C.; Lu, W.; Zhu, Y.; Sun, Z.; Yan, Z.; Hwang, C.-C.; Tour, J. M. “Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Nanoribbon-Coated Conductive Kevlar Fibers,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2012, 4, 131–136.

(447) Yan, Z.; Yao, J.; Sun, Z.; Zhu, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Controlled Ambipolar-to-Unipolar Conversion in Graphene Field-Effect Transistors Through Surface Coating with Poly(ethylene imine)/Poly(ethylene glycol) Films,” Small 2012, 8, 59–62.

(446) Erickson, K. J.; Gibb, A. L.; Sinitskii, A.; Rousseas, M.; Alem, N.; Tour, J. M.; Alex K. Zettl, A. K. “Longitudinal Splitting of Boron Nitride Nanotubes for the Facile Synthesis of High Quality Boron Nitride Nanoribbons,” Nano Lett. 2011, 11, 3221–3226.

(445) Alvarez, N. T.; Hamilton, C. E.; Cary L. Pint, C. L.; Alvin Orbaek, A.; Jun Yao, J.; Aldo L. Frosinini, A. L.; Barron, A. R.; Tour, J. M.; Hauge, R. H. “Wet Catalyst-Support Films for Production of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2010, 2, 1851–1856.

(444) Alvarez, N. T.; Li, F.; Pint, C. L.; Mayo, J. T.; Fisher, E. Z.; Tour, J. M.; Colvin, V. L.; Hauge, R. H. “Uniform Large Diameter Carbon Nanotubes in Vertical Arrays from Premade Near-Monodisperse Nanoparticles” Chem. Mater. 2011, 23, 3466–3475.

(443) Dimiev, A.; Lu, W.; Zeller, K.; Crowgey, B.; Kempel, L. C.; Tour, J. M. “Low-Loss, High-Permittivity Composites Made from Graphene Nanoribbons,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2011, 3, 4657–4661.

(442) Hwang, C.-C.; Jin, Z.; Lu, W.; Sun, Z.; Alemany, L. B.; Lomeda, J. R.; Tour, J. M. “In situ Synthesis of Polymer-Modified Mesoporous Carbon CMK-3 Composites for CO2 Sequestration,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2011, 3, 4782-4786.

(441) Pint, C. L.; Sun, Z.; Moghazy, S.; Xu, Y.-Q.; Tour, J. M.; Hauge, R. H. “Supergrowth of Nitrogen-Doped Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Arrays: Active Species, Dopant Characterization, and Doped/Undoped Heterojunctions,” ACS Nano 2011, 5, 6925–6934.

(440) Sun, Z.; Pint, C. L.; Marcano, D. C.; Zhang, C.; Yao, J.; Ruan, G.; Yan, Z.; Zhu, Yu.; Hauge, R. H.; Tour, J. M. “Towards Hybrid Superlattices in Graphene,” Nature Commun. 2011, 2:559, 1-5.

(439) Peng, Z.; Yan, Z.; Sun, Z.; Tour, J. M. “Direct Growth of Bilayer Graphene on SiO2 Substrates by Carbon Diffusion through Nickel,” ACS Nano 2011, 5, 8241-8247.

(438) Yan, Z.; Peng, Z.; Sun, S.; Yao, J.; Zhu, Y.; Liu, Z.; Ajayan, P. M. Tour, J. M. “Growth of Bilayer Graphene on Insulating Substrates,” ACS Nano 2011, 5, 8187-8192.

(437) Dan, B.; Behabtu, N.; Martinez, A.; Evans, J. S.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Tour, J. M.; Pasquali, M.; Smalyukh, I. I. “Liquid Crystals of Aqueous, Giant Graphene Oxide Flakes,” Soft Matter 2011, 7, 11154-11159.

(436) Rao, S. S.; Stesmans, A.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Higginbotham, A.; Tour, J. M. “Paramagnetic Centers in Graphene Nanoribbons Prepared from Longitudinal Unzipping of Carbon Nanotubes,” New J. Phys. 2011, 13, 113004-1-9.

(435) Noh, J.; Jung, M.; Jung, K.; Lee, G.; Lim, S.; Kim, D.; Kim, S.; Tour, J. M.; Cho, G. “Integrable single walled carbon nanotube (SWNT) network based thin film transistors using roll-to-roll gravure and inkjet,” Org. Electronics 2011, 12, 2185-2191.

(434) Tour, J. M. “Is graphene’s future in the hands of the chemist? A commentary.” Materials Today 2011, 14, 454.

(433) Ruan, G.; Sun, Z.; Peng, Z.; Tour, J. M. “Growth of Graphene from Food, Insects, and Waste,” ACS Nano 2011, 5, 7601-7607.

(432) Pint, C. L.; Nicholas, N. W.; Xu, S.; Sun, Z.; Tour, J. M.; Schmidt, H. K.; Gordon, R. G.; Hauge, R. H. “Three Dimensional Solid-State Supercapacitors from Aligned Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Array Templates,” Carbon 2011, 49, 4890-4897.

(431) Sun, Z.; James, D. K.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene Chemistry: Synthesis and Manipulation,” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2011, 2, 2425-2432.

(430) Berlin, J. M.; Pham, T. T.; Sano, D. S.; Mohamedali, K. A.; Marcano, D. C.; Myers, J. N.; Tour, J. M. “Noncovalent Functionalization of Carbon Nanovectors with an Antibody Enables Targeted Drug Delivery,” ACS Nano 2011, 8, 6643-6650.

(429) Zhu, Y.; Sun, Z.; Yan, Z.; Jin, Z.; Tour, J. M. “Rational Design of Hybrid Graphene Films for High-Performance Transparent Electrodes,” ACS Nano 2011, 8, 6472-6479.

(428) Jin, Z.; Yao, J.; Kittrell, C.; Tour, J. M. “Large-Scale Growth and Characterizations of Nitrogen-Doped Monolayer Graphene Sheets,” ACS Nano 2011, 5, 4112-4117.

(427) Tao, C; Jiao, L.; Yazyev, O. V.; Chen, Y.-C.; Feng, J.; Zhang, X.; Capaz, R. B.; Tour, J. M.; Zettl, A.; Louie, S. G.; Dai, H.; Crommie, M. F. “Spatially Resolving Edge States of Chiral Graphene Nanoribbons,” Nature Phys. 2011, 7, 616-620.

(426) Yao, J.; Zhong, L.; Natelson, D.; Tour, J. M. “Intrinsic Resistive Switching and Memory Effects in Silicon Oxide,” Appl. Phys. A 2011, 102, 835-839.

(425) Ganesan, Y.; Peng, C.; Lu,Y.; Loya, P. E.; Moloney, P.; Barrera, E.; Yakobson, B. I.; Tour, J. M.; Ballarini, R.; Lou, J. “Interface Toughness of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Epoxy Composites,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 2011, 3, 129-134.

(424) Yan, Z.; Sun, Z.; Lu, W.; Yao, J.; Zhu, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Controlled Modulation of Electronic Properties of Graphene by Self-Assembled Monolayers on SiO2 Substrates,” ACS Nano 2011, 5, 1535-1540.

(423) Dimiev, A.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Sinitskii, A.; Slesarev, A.; Sun, Z.; Tour, J. M. “Layer-by-Layer Removal of Graphene for Device Patterning,” Science 2011, 331, 1168-1172. Clink Link to Full Article

(422) Rao, S. S.; Stesmans, A.; Keunen, K.; Kosynkin, D. V.; A. Higginbotham; Tour, J. M. “Unzipped Graphene Nanoribbons as Sensitive O2 Sensors: Electron Spin Resonance Probing and Dissociation Kinetics,” App. Phys. Lett. 2011, 98, 083116-1-3.

(421) Kosynkin, D. V.; Lu, W.; Sinitskii, A.; Pera, G.; Sun, Z.; Tour, J. M. “Highly Conductive Graphene Nanoribbons by Longitudinal Splitting of Carbon Nanotubes Using Potassium Vapor,” ACS Nano 2011, 5, 968-974.

(420) Jin, Z.; Lu, W.; O’Neill, K. J.; Parilla, P. A.; Simpson, L. J.; Kittrell, C.; Tour, J. M. “Nano-Engineered Spacing in Graphene Sheets for Hydrogen Storage,” Chem. Mater. 2011, 23, 923-925.

(419) Zhu, Y.; Lu, W.; Sun, Z.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Yao, J.; Tour, J. M. “High Throughput Preparation of Large Area Transparent Electrodes Using Non-Functionalized Graphene Nanoribbons,” Chem. Mater. 2011, 23, 935-939.

(418) Yao, J.; Zhong, L.; Natelson, D.; Tour, J. M. “Silicon Oxide: A Non-innocent Surface for Molecular Electronics and Nanoelectronics Studies,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 941-948.

(417) Godoy, J.; Vives, G.; Tour, J. M. “Toward Chemical Propulsion: Synthesis of ROMP-Propelled Nanocars,” ACS Nano 2011, 5, 85-90.

(416) Berlin, J. M.; Yu, J.; Lu, W.; Walsh, E. E.; Zhang, L.; Zhang, P.; Chen, W.; Kan, A. T.; Wong, M. S.; Tomson, M. B.; Tour, J. M. “Engineered Nanoparticles for Hydrocarbon Detection in Oil-field Rocks,” Energy Environ. Sci. 2011, 4, 505-509.

(415) Ward, D. R.; Corley, D. A.; Tour, J. M.; Natelson, D. “Vibrational and Electronic Heating in Nanoscale Junctions,” Nature Nanotech. 2011, 6, 33-38.

(414) Berlin, J. M.; Tour, J. M. “Development of Novel Drug Delivery Vehicles,” Nanomedicine 2010, 5, 1487-1489.

(413) Moore, A. M.; Yeganeh, S.; Yao, Y.; Claridge, S. A.; Tour, J. M.; Ratner, M. A.; Weiss, P. S. “Polarizabilities of Adsorbed and Assembled Molecules: Measuring the Conductance through Buried Contacts,” ACS Nano 2010, 4 , 7630-7636.

(412) Rafiee, M. A.; Lu, W.; Thomas, A. V.; Zandiatashbar, A.; Rafiee, J.; Tour, J. M.; Koratkar, N. A. “Graphene Nanoribbon Composites,” ACS Nano 2010, 4, 7415-7420.

(411) Shimizu, T.; Haruyama, J.; Marcano, D. C.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Tour, J. M.; Hirose, K.; Suenaga, K. “Large Intrinsic Energy Bandgaps in Annealed Nanotube-Derived Graphene Nanoribbons,” Nature Nanotech. 2011, 6, 45-50.

(410) Yao, J.; Zhong, L.; Natelson, D.; Tour, J. M., “Making Memory Out of Silicon Oxide Filaments,” EE Times Europe, December 2010, p 11.

(409) Sun, Z.; Yan, Z.; Yao, J.; Beitler, E.; Zhu, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Growth of Graphene from Solid Carbon Sources,” Nature 2010, 468, 549-552.

(408) Villagomez, C. J; Sasaki, T.; Tour, J. M.; Grill, L. “Bottom-up Assembly of Molecular Wagons on a Surface,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 16848-16854.

(407) Khatua, S.; Godoy, J.; Tour, J. M.; Link, S. “Influence of the Substrate on the Mobility of Individual Nanocars,” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2010, 1, 3288-3291.

(406) Zhu Y.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene Nanoribbon Thin Films Using Layer-by-Layer Assembly.” Nano Lett. 2010, 10, 4356-4362.

(405) Sinitskii, A.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene Electronics Unzipped,” IEEE Spectrum, November 2010, 30-33.

(404) Jin, Z.; Sun, Z.; Simpson, L. J.; O’eill, K. J.; Parilla, P. A.; Li, Y.; Stadie, N. P.; Ahn, C. C.; Kittrell, C.; Tour, J. M. “Solution-Phase Synthesis of Heteroatom-Substituted Carbon Scaffolds for Hydrogen Storage,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 15246-15251.

(403) Vives, G.; Guerrero, J. M.; Godoy, J.; Khatua, S.; Wang, Y.-P.; Kiappes, J. L.; Link, S.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Fluorescent Dye-Tagged Nanomachines for Single-Molecule Fluorescence Spectroscopy,” J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 6631-6643.

(402) Jin, Z.; Nackashi, D.; Lu, W.; Kittrell, C.; Tour, J. M. “Decoration, Migration, and Aggregation of Palladium Nanoparticles on Graphene Sheets,” Chem. Mater. 2010, 22, 5695-5699.

(401) Sinitskii, A.; Tour, J. M. “Patterning Graphene through the Self-Assembled Templates: Toward Periodic Two-Dimensional Graphene Nanostructures with Semiconductor Properties,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 14730-14732.

(400) Yao, J.; Sun, Z.; Zhong, L.; Natelson, D.; Tour, J. M. “Resistive Switches and Memories from Silicon Oxide,” Nano Lett. 2010, 10, 4105-4110.

(399) Tour, J. M.; Kittrell, C.; Colvin, V. L. “Green Carbon as a Bridge to Renewable Energy,” Nature Mater. 2010, 9, 871-874.

(398) Sinitskii, A.; Dimiev, A.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene Nanoribbon Devices Produced by Oxidative Unzipping of Carbon Nanotubes,” ACS Nano 2010, 4, 5405-5413.

(397) Berlin, J. M.; Leonard, A. D.; Pham, T. T.; Sano, D.; Marcano, D. C.; Yan, S.; Fiorentino, S.; Milas, Z. L.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Price, B. K.; Lucente-Schultz, R. M.; Wen, X.; Raso, M. G.; Craig, S. L.; Tran, H. T.; Myers, J. N.; Tour, J. M. “Effective Drug Delivery, In Vitro and In Vivo, by Carbon-Based Nanovectors Noncovalently Loaded with Unmodified Paclitaxel,” ACS Nano 2010, 4, 4621-4636.

(396) Marcano, D. C.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Berlin, J. M.; Sinitskii, A.; Sun, Z.; Slesarev, A.; Alemany, L. B.; Lu, W.; Tour, J. M. “Improved Synthesis of Graphene Oxide,” ACS Nano 2010, 4, 4806-4814.

(395) Salas, E. C.; Sun, Z.; Luttge, A.; Tour, J. M. “Reduction of Graphene Oxide via Bacterial Respiration,” ACS Nano 2010, 4, 4852-4856.

(394) Sinitskii, A.; Dimiev, A.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Tour, J. M. “Corrugation of Chemically Converted Graphene Monolayers on SiO2,” ACS Nano 2010, 4, 3095-3102.

(393) Duque, J. G.; Parra-Vasquez, A. N. G.; Behabtu, N.; Green, M. J.; Higginbotham, A. L.; Price, B. K.; Leonard, A. D.; Schmidt, H. K.; Lounis, B.; Tour, J. M.; Doorn, S. K.; Cognet, L.; Pasquali, M. “Diameter-Dependent Solubility of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” ACS Nano 2010, 4, 3063-3072.

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(391) Higginbotham, A. L.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Sinitskii, A.; Sun, Z.; Tour, J. M. “Low-Defect Graphene Oxide Nanoribbons from Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes,” ACS Nano 2010, 4, 2059-2069.

(390) Sinitskii, A.; Dimiev, A.; Corley, D. A.; Fursina, A. A.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Tour, J. M. “Kinetics of Diazonium Functionalization of Chemically Converted Graphene Nanoribbons,” ACS Nano 2010, 4, 1949-1954.

(389) Corley, D. A.; He, T.; Tour, J. M. “Two-Terminal Molecular Memories from Solution-Deposited C60 Films in Vertical Silicon Nanogaps,” ACS Nano 2010, 4, 1879-1888.

(388) Godoy, J.; Vives, G.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Highly Fluorescent BODIPY-Based Nanocars,” Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 1464-1467.

(387) Chen, M.; Kobashi, K.; Chen, B.; Lu, M.; Tour, J. M. “Functionalized Self-Assembled InAs/GaAs Quantum-Dot Structures Hybridized with Organic Molecules,” Adv. Funct. Mater. 2010, 20, 469-475.

(386) Jung, M.; Kim, J.; Noh, J.; Lim, N.; Lim, C.; Lee, G.; Kim, J.; Kang, H.; Jung, K.; Leonard, A.; Pyo, M.; Tour, J. M.; Cho, G. “All Printed and Roll-to-Roll Printable 13.56 MHz Operated 1-bit RF Tag on Plastic Foils,” IEEE Trans. Elect. Dev 1, 2010, 57, 571-580.

(385) Drezek, R. A.; Tour, J. M. “Is Nanotechnology Too Broad to Practice?” Nature Nanotech. 2010, 5, 168-169.

(384) Sun, Z.; Kohama, S.; Zhang, Z.; Lomeda, J. R.; Tour, J. M. “Soluble Graphene Through Edge-Selective Functionalization,” Nano Res. 2010, 3, 117-125.

(383) Alvarez, N. T.; Orbaek, A.; Barron, A. R.; Tour, J. M.; Hauge, R. H. “Dendrimer-Assisted Self-Assembled Monolayer of Iron Nanoparticles for Vertical Array Carbon Nanotube Growth,” ACS App. Mater. Interf. 2010, 2, 15-18.

(382) Yong, V.; Tour, J. M. “Theoretical Efficiency of Graphene-Based Photovoltaics,” Small 2010, 6, 313-318.

(381) Hamilton, C. E.; Jay R. Lomeda, J. R.; Sun, Z.; Tour, J. M.; Andrew R. Barron, A. R., “Radical Addition of Perfluorinated Alkyl Iodides to Multi-Layered Graphene and Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” Nano Res. 2010, 3, 138-145.

(380) Yao, J.; Jin, Z.; Zhong, L.; Natelson, D.; Tour, J. M. “Two-Terminal Nonvolatile Memories Based on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” ACS Nano 2009, 3, 4122-4126.

(379) Yao, J.; Zhong, L.; Zhang, Z.; He, T.; Jin, Z.; Wheeler, P. J.; Natelson, D.; Tour, J. M. “Resistive Switching in Nanogap Systems on SiO2 Substrates,” Small 2009, 5, 2910-2915.

(378) Sinitskii, A.; Fursina, A. A.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Higginbotham, A. L.; Natelson, D.; Tour, J. M. “Electronic Transport in Monolayer Graphene Nanoribbons Produced by Chemical Unzipping of Carbon Nanotubes,” App. Phys. Lett. 2009, 95, 253108-1-3.

(377) Vives, G.; Kang, J.; Kelly, K. F.; Tour, J. M. “Molecular Machinery: Synthesis of a Nanodragster,” Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 5602-5605.

(376) Moore, V. C.; McJilton, L. A.; Pheasant, S. T.; Kittrell, C.; Anderson, R. E.; Ogrin, D.; Liang, F.; Hauge, R. H.; Schmidt, H. K; Tour, J. M.; Billups, W. E.; Barron, A. R.; Smalley, R. E. “Controlled Attachment of Metal Nanoparticles to Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes as a Key Step in Their Seeded Growth and Lengthening,” Carbon 2010, 48, 561-565.

(375) Alvarez, N. T.; Pint, C. L.; Hauge, R. H.; Tour, J. M. “Abrasion as a Catalyst Deposition Technique for Carbon Nanotube Growth,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 15041-15048.

(374) Zhu, Y.; Higginbotham, A. L.; Tour, J. M. “Covalent Functionalization of Surfactant-Wrapped Graphene Nanoribbons,” Chem. Mater. 2009, 21, 5284-5291.

(373) Higginbotham, A. L.; Lomeda, J. R.; Morgan, A. B.; Tour, J. M. “Graphite Oxide Flame-Retardant Polymer Nanocomposites,” App. Mater. Interfac. 2009, 1, 2256-2261.

(372) Li, Y.; Chen, M.; Chen, B.; Tour, J. M. “Fluoride-Decorated Oxides for Large Enhancement of Conductivity in Intrinsic Silicon Nanowires,” J. Nanosci. Nanotech. 2009, 9, 6470-6477

(371) Shirai, Y.; Guerrero, J. M.; Sasaki, T.; He, T.; Ding, H.; Vives, G.; Yu, B.-C.; Cheng, L.; Flatt, A. K.; Taylor, P. G.; Gao, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Fullerene/Thiol-Terminated Molecules,” J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 7885-7897.

(370) Sinitskii, A.; Tour, J. M. “Lithographic Graphitic Memories,” ACS Nano 2009, 3, 2760-2766.

(369) Hamilton, C. E.; Lomeda, J. R.; Sun, Z. ; Tour, J. M.; Barron, A. R. “High-Yield Organic Dispersions of Graphene,” Nano Lett. 2009, 9, 3460-3462.

(368) Martin, Z. L.; Majumdar, N.; Cabral, M. J.; Gergel-Hackett, N; Camacho-Alanis, F.; Swami, N.; Bean, J. C.; Harriott, L. R.; Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M.; Long D.; Shashidhar, R. “Fabrication and Characterization of Interconnected Nano-Well Molecular Electronic Devices in Cross-Bar Architecture,” IEEE Transact. Nanotech. 2009, 8, 574-581.

(367) Zhang, Z.; Sun, Z.; Yao, J.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Tour, J. M. “Transforming Carbon Nanotube Devices into Nanoribbon Devices,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 13460-13463.

(366) Doyle, C. D.; Tour, J. M. “Environmentally Friendly Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Molten Urea,” Carbon 2009, 47, 3215-3218.

(365) Price, B. P.; Lomeda, J.; Tour, J. M. “Aggressively Oxidized Ultra-Short Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Having Oxidized Sidewalls,” Chem. Mater. 2009, 21, 3917-3923.

(364) Jin, Z.; Lomeda, J. R.; Price, B. P.; Lu, W.; Zhu, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Mechanically Assisted Exfoliation and Functionalization of Thermally Converted Graphene Sheets” Chem. Mater. 2009, 21, 3045-3047.

(363) He, T.; Corley, D. A.; Lu, M.; Di Spigna, N. H.; He, J.; Nackashi, D. P.; Franzon, P. D.; Tour, J. M. “Controllable Molecular Modulation of Conductivity in Silicon-Based Devices,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 10023-10030.

(362) Claytor, K.; Khatua, S.; Guerrero, J.; Tcherniak, A.; Tour, J. M.; Link, S. “Accurately Determining Single Molecule Trajectories of Molecular Motion on Surfaces,” J. Chem. Phys. 2009, 130, 164710-1-9.

(361) Vasudevan, S.; Kapur, N.; He, T. Neurock, M.; Tour, J. M.; Ghosh, A. W. “Controlling Transistor Threshold Voltages Using Molecular Dipoles,” J. Appl. Phys. 2009, 105, 093703-1-4.

(360) Kosynkin, D. V.; Higginbotham, A. L.; Sinitskii, A.; Lomeda, J. R.; Dimiev, A.; Price, B. K.; Tour, J. M. “Longitudinal Unzipping of Carbon Nanotubes to Form Graphene Nanoribbons,” Nature 2009, 458, 872-826.

(359) Scott, G. D.; Keane1, Z. K.; Ciszek J.W.; Tour, J. M.; Natelson, D. “Universal Scaling of Nonequilibrium Transport in the Kondo Regime of Single Molecule Transistor Devices,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 2009, 79, 165413-1 – 165413-5.

(358) Khatua, S.; Guerrero, J. M.; Claytor, K.; Vives, G.; Kolomeisky, A. B.; Tour, J. M.; Link, S. “Monitoring of Individual Nanocars on Glass,” ACS Nano 2009, 3, 351-356.

(357) Lucente-Schultz, R. M.; Moore, V. C.; Leonard, A. D.; Price, B. K.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Lu, M.; Partha, R.; Conyers, J. L.; Tour, J. M. “Antioxidant Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 3934-3941.

(356) Vives, G.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Single-Molecule Nanocars,” Acc. Chem. Res. 2009, 42, 473-487.

(355) Vives, G.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of a Nanocar with Organometallic Wheels,” Tetrahedron Lett. 2009, 50, 1427-1430.

(354) Lu, M.; Nolte, W. M.; He, T.; Corley, D. A.; Tour, J. M. “Direct Covalent Grafting of Polyoxometalates onto Si Surfaces,” Chem. Mater. 2009, 21, 442-446.

(353) Dirk, S. M.; Howell, S. W.; Price, B. K.; Fan, H.; Washburn, C.; Wheeler, D. R.; Tour, J. M.; Whiting, J.; Simonson, R. J. “Vapor Sensing Using Conjugated Molecule-Linked Au Nanoparticles in a Silica Matrix,” J. Nanomater. 2009, 481270-481279.

(352) Tour, J. M.; Zhong, L. “Molecular Computing: Integration of Molecules for Nanocomputing,” In Nanoscale and Bio-Inspired Computing, Mehrnoosh Eshaghian-Wilner, M., Ed. Wiley, 2009, 295-326.

(351) Leonard, A. D.; Hudson, J. L.; Fan, H.; Booker, R. Simpson, L. J.; O’Neill, K. J.; Parilla, P. A.; Heben, M. J., Pasquali, M.; Kittrell, C.; Tour, J. M. “Nanoengineered Carbon Scaffolds for Hydrogen Storage,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 723-738.

(350) Yao, J.; Zhong, L.; Natelson, D.; Tour, J. M. “Etching-Dependent Reproducible Memory Switching in Vertical SiO2 Structures,” App. Phys. Lett. 2008, 93, 253101

(349) He, T.; Lu, M.; Yao, J.; He, J.; Chen, B.; Di Spigna, N. H.; Nackashi, D. P.; Franzon, P. D.; Tour, J. M. “Reversible Modulation of Conductance in Silicon Devices via UV/Visible-Light Irradiation,” Adv. Mater. 2008, 20, 4541-4546.

(348) Lu, M.; He, T.; Tour, J. M. “Surface Grafting of Ferrocene-Containing Triazene Derivatives on Si(100),” Chem. Mater. 2008, 20, 7352-7355.

(347) Lomeda, J. R.; Doyle, C. D.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Hwang, W.-H.; Tour, J. M. “Diazonium Functionalization of Surfactant-Wrapped Chemically Converted Graphene Sheets,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 16201-16206.

(346) Sasaki, T.; Guerrero, G.; Leonard, A. D.; Tour, J. M. “Nanotrains and Self-Assembled Two-Dimensional Arrays Built from Carboranes Linked by Hydrogen Bonding of Dipyridones” Nano Res. 2008, 1, 412-419.

(345) Genorio, B.; He, T.; Meden, A.; Polanc, S.; Jamnik, J.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis and Self-Assembly of Thio Derivatives of Calix[4]arene on Noble Metal Surfaces,” Langmuir, 2008, 24, 11523-11532.

(344) Li, Y.; Sinitskii, A.; Tour, J. M. “Electronic Two-Terminal Bistable Graphitic Memories,” Nature Mater. 2008, 7, 966-971.

(343) Alvarez, N. T.; Kittrell, C.; Schmidt, H. K.; Hauge, R. H.; Engel, P. S.; Tour, J. M. “Selective Photochemical Functionalization of Surfactant-Dispersed Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes in Water,” J. Am Chem Soc. 2008, 130, 14227-14233.

(342) Higginbotham, A. L.; Moloney, P. G.; Waid, M. C.; Duque, J. G.; Kittrell, C.; Schmidt, H. K.; Stephenson, J. J.; Arepalli, S.; Yowell, L. L.; Tour, J. M. “Carbon Nanotube Composite Curing Through Absorption of Microwave Radiation,” Composites Sci. Tech., 2008, 68, 3087-3092

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(340) Risko, C.; Zangmeister, C. D.; Yao, Y.; Marks, T. J.; Tour, J. M.; Ratner, M. A.; van Zee, R. D. “Experimental and Theoretical Identification of Valence Energy Levels and Interface Dipole Trends for a Family of (Oligo)Phenylene-ethynylenethiols Adsorbed on Gold,” J. Phys . Chem. C 2008, 112, 13215-13225.

(339) Shi, X.; Sitharaman, B.; Pham, Q. P.; Spicer, P. P.; Hudson, J. L.; Wilson, L. J.; Tour, J. M.; Raphael, R. M.; Mikos, A. G. “In Vitro Cytotoxicity of Single-Walled Nanotube/Biodegradable Polymer Nanocomposites,” J. Biomed. Mater. Res. A 2008, 813-823.

(338) Sasaki, T.; Guerrero, J. M.; Tour, J. M. “The Assembly Line: Self-Assembling Nanocars,” Tetrahedron, 2008, 64, 8522-8529.

(337) Kumar, A. S.; Ye, T. Takami, T.; Yu, B.-C.; Flatt, A. K.; Tour, J. M.; Weiss, P. S. “Reversible Photo-Switching of Single Molecules in Controlled Nanoscale Environments,” Nano Lett., 2008, 8, 1644-1648.

(336) Doyle, C. D.; Rocha, J.-D. R.; Weisman, R. B.; Tour, J. M. “Structure-Dependent Reactivity of Semiconducting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Benzenediazonium Salts,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 6795-6800.

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(332) Sasaki, T.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of a New Photoactive Nanovehicle: Nanoworm,” Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 897-900.

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(330) Tasciotti, E.; Liu, X.; Bhavane, R.; Plant, K.; Leonard, A. D.; Price, B. K.; Cheng, M. M.-C.; Decuzzi, P.; Tour, J. M..; Robertson, F.; Ferrari, M. “Multistage Silicon Particles as a Multistage Delivery System for Imaging and Therapeutic Applications,” Nature Nanotech. 2008, 3, 151-157.

(329) Kobashi, K., Lomeda, J.; Chen, Z.; Azad, S.; Hwang, W.-F.; Tour, J. M. “Preparation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes-Induced Poly(p-Oxybenzoyl) Crystals,” J. Polym. Sci. Part A, Polym. Chem. 2008, 46, 1265-1277.

(328) Demirkan, K.; Mathew, A.; Weiland, C.; Yao, Y.; Rawlett, A. M.; Tour, J. M.; Opila, R. L. “Energy Level Alignment at Organic Semiconductor/Metal Interfaces: Effect of Polar Self-Assembled Monolayers at the Interface,” J. Chem. Phys. 2008, 128, 074705-1-5.

(327) He, T.; Ding, H.; Peor, N.; Lu, M.; Corley, D.; Chen, B.; Ofir, Y.; Gao, Y.; Yitzchaik, S.; Tour, J. M. “Silicon/Molecule Interfacial Electronic Modifications,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 1699-1710.

(326) Sasaki, T.; Osgood, A. J.; Alemany, L. B.; Kelly, K. F.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of a Nanocar with an Angled Chassis. Towards Circling Movement,” Org Lett. 2008, 10, 229-232.

(325) Shirai, Y.; Sasaki, T.; Guerrero, J. M.; Yu, B.-C.; Hodge, P.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis and Photoisomerization of Fullerene- and Oligo(phenylene-ethynylene)-Azobenzene Derivatives,” ACSNano, 2008, 2, 97-106.

(324) Chen, B., Lu, M.; Flatt, A. K.; Maya, F.; Tour, J. M. “Chemical Reactions in Monolayer Aromatic Films on Silicon Surfaces” Chem. Mater. 2008, 20, 61-64.

(323) Morin, J.-F.; Sasaki, T.; Shirai, Y.; Guerrero, J. M.; Tour, J. M. “Synthetic Routes toward Carborane-Wheeled Nanocars,” J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 9481-9490.

(322) Ogrin, D.; Anderson, R. E.; Colorado, R., Jr.; Maruyama, B.; Pender, M. J.; Moore, V. C.; Pheasant, S. T.; McJilton, L.; Schmidt, H. K.; Hauge, R. H.; Billups, W. E.; Tour, J. M.; Smalley, R. E.; Barron, A. R. “Amplification of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes from Designed Seeds: Separation of Nucleation and Growth,” J. Phys. Chem. B. 2007, 111, 17804-17806.

(321) Higginbotham, A. L.; Stephenson, J. J.; Smith, R. J.; Killips, D. S.; Kempel, L. C.; Tour, J. M., “Tunable Permittivity of Polymer Composites through Incremental Blending of Raw and Functionalized Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes,” J. Phys. Chem. B. 2007, 111, 17751-17754.

(320) Robey, S. R.; Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M. “Effects of Substitution on Reorganization Energies in Oligo(phenylene ethynylene) Molecular Wires,” J. Chem. Phys. 2007, 111, 17206-17212.

(319) Tour, J. M. “Nanotechnology: The Passive, Active and Hybrid Sides: Gauging the Investment Landscape from the Technology Perspective,” Nanotechnology Law and Business, 2007, 4, 361-373.

(318) Tour, J. M. “Nanotechnology. Thinking Small Enlarges Big Picture,” Science & Spirit Magazine, 2007, Sept/Oct, 21-23.

(317) Fan, F.-R. F.; Chen, B.; Flatt, A. K.; Tour, J. M.; Bard, A. J. “Charge Transport Through Carbon Nanotube or Fullerene-Molecule-Silicon Junctions,” Nano: Brief Rep. Rev., 2007, 2, 285-294.

(316) Wu , W.; Tsarevsky, N. V.; Hudson, J. L.; Tour, J. M.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Kowalewski, T. “Hairy Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Via Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization,” Small, 2007, 3, 1803-1810.

(315) Watkins, N. J.; Zangmeister, C. D.; Chan, C. K.; Zhao, W. Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M.; Kahn, A.; van Zee, R. D., “Electron Spectra of a Self-Assembled Monolayer on Gold: Inverse Photoemission and Two-Photon Photoemission Spectroscopy,” Chem. Phys. Lett., 2007, 446, 359-364.

(314) Tour, J. M. “Transition to Organic Materials Science. Passive, Active and Hybrid Nanotechnologies,” J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 7477-7496.

(313) Lu, M.; Chen, B.; He, T.; Li, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis, Grafting, and Film Formation of Porphyrins on Silicon Surfaces Using Triazenes,” Chem. Mater., 2007, 19, 4447-4453.

(312) Moore, A. M.; Mantooth, B. A.; Donhauser, Z., J; Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M.; Weiss, P. S. “Real-Time Measurements of Conductance Switching and Motion of Oligo(phenylene-ethynylene)s,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 10352-10353.

(311) Sasaki, T.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of a Dipolar Nanocar,” Tetrahedron. Lett. 2007, 48, 5821-5824.

(310) Sasaki, T.; Morin, J.-F.; Lu, M.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of a Single-Molecule Nanotruck,” Tetrahedron. Lett. 2007, 48, 5817-5820.

(309) Zangmeister, C. D.; Picraux, L. B.; van Zee, R. D.; Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Energy-Level Alignment and Work Function Shifts for Thiol-Bound Monolayers of Conjugated Molecules Self‑Assembled on Ag, Cu, Au, and Pt,” Chem. Phys. Lett. 2007, 442, 390-393.

(308) Stephenson, J. J.; Hudson, J. L.; Leonard, A. D.; Price, B. P.; Tour, J. M. “Repetitive Functionalization of Water-Soluble Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. Addition of Acid-Sensitive Addends,” Chem. Mater. 2007, 19, 3491-3498.

(307) Ajayan, P. M.; Tour, J. M. “Nanotube Composites,” Nature 2007, 447, 1066-1068.

(306) Cognet, L.; Tsyboulski, D. A.; Rocha, J.-D. R.;. Doyle, C. D.; Tour, J. M.; Weisman, R. B. “Stepwise Quenching of Exciton Fluorescence in Carbon Nanotubes by Single-Molecule Reactions,” Science 2007, 316, 1465-1468.

(305) Tour, J. M.; James, D. K. “Molecular Electronic Computing Architectures—A Review,” in Handbook of Nanoscience, Engineering and Technology, Second Edition, Goddard, W. A., III; Brenner, D. W.; Lyshevski, S. E.; Iafrate, G. J., Eds. CRC Press, New York, 2007, pp 5.1-5.28.

(304) Lamminen, S.; Tour, J. M. “The NanoKids Educational Outreach Project,” J. Mater. Edu. 2005, 27, 161-172.

(303) Gergel-Hackett, N.; Cabral, M. J.; Pernell, T. L.; Harriott, L. R.; Bean, J. C; Chen, B.; Lu, M.; Tour, J. M. “Vapor Phase Deposition of Oligo(phenylene ethynylene) Molecules for Use in Molecular Electronic Devices,” J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 2007, 25, 252-257.

(302) Kobashi, K.; Chen, Z.; Lomeda, J.; Rauwald, U.; Hwang, W.-F.; Tour, J. M. “Copolymer of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes and Poly(p-phenylene benzobisoxazole),” Chem Mater. 2007, 19, 291-300.

(301) He, J.; Fu, Q.; Lindsay, S.; Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M. “Electrochemical Origin of Voltage-Controlled Molecular Conductance Switching,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 14828-14835.

(300) Smalley, R. E.; Li, Y.; Moore, V. C.; Price, B. K.; Colorado, R., Jr., Schmidt, H. K.; Hauge, R. H.; Barron, A. R.; Tour, J. M. “Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Amplification: En Route to a Type-Specific Growth Mechanism,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 15824-15829.

(299) He, T.; He, J.; Lu, M.; Chen, B.; Pang, H.; Reus, W. F.; Nolte, W. M.; Nackashi, D. P.; Franzon, P. D.; Tour, J. M. “Controlled Modulation of Conductance in Silicon Devices by Molecular Monolayers,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 14537-14541.

(298) Long, D. P.; Lazorcik, J. L.; Mantooth, B. A.; Moore, M. H.; Ratner, M. A.; Troisi, A.; Yao, Y. Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M.; Shashidhar, R. “The Effects of Hydration on Molecular Junctions,” Nature Mater. 2006, 5, 901-908.

(297) Shirai, Y.; Cheng, L.; Chen, B.; Tour J. M. “Characterization of Self-Assembled Monolayers of Fullerene Derivatives on Gold Surfaces: Implications for Device Evaluations,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 13479-13489.

(296) Shirai, Y.; Morin, J.-F.; Sasaki, T.; Guerrero, J.; Tour, J. M. “Recent Progress on Nanovehicles,” Chem. Soc. Rev. 2006, 35, 1043-1055.

(295) Liang, F.; Beach, J. M.; Kobashi, K.; Sadana, A. K.; Vega-Cantu, Y. I.; Tour, J. M.; Billups, W. E. “In-Situ Polymerization Initiated by Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Salts,” Chem. Mater., 2006, 18, 4764-4767.

(294) Price, B. K.; Tour, J. M. “Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes’On Water’,” J. Am Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 12899-12904.

(293) Byung-Chan, Y.; Shirai, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of New Functionalized Azobenzenes for Potential Molecular Electronic Devices,” Tetrahedron 2006, 62, 10303-10310.

(292) Zangmeister, C. D.; Robey, S. W.; van Zee, R. D.; Naciri, J.; Kushmerick, J. G.; Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M.; Varughese, B.; Xu, B.; Reutt-Robey, J. E “Fermi Level Alignment in Self-Assembled Molecular Layers: The Effect of Coupling Chemistry ,” J. Phys. Chem. B 2006, 110, 17138-17144.

(291) Stephenson, J. J.; Sadana, A. K.; Higginbotham, A. L.; Tour, J. M. “Highly Functionalized and Soluble Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes by Reductive Alkylation and Arylation: the Billups Reaction,” Chem. Mater. 2006, 18, 4658-4661.

(290) Flatt, A. K.; Chen, B.; Taylor, P. G.; Chen, M. Tour, J. M. “Attaching Electronically Active Oligoanilines to Silicon Surfaces,” Chem. Mater. 2006, 18, 4513-4518.

(289) Lörstcher, E.; Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M.; Riel, H. “Reversible and Controllable Switching of a Single-Molecule Junction,” Small 2006, 2, 973-977.

(288) Chen, Z.; Kobashi, K.; Rauwald, U.; Booker, R.; Fan, H.; Hwang, W.-F.; Tour, J. M. “Soluble Ultra-Short Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 10568-10571.

(287) Keane, Z. K.; Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M.; Natelson, D. “Three-Terminal Devices to Examine Single Molecule Conductance Switching,” Nano Lett. 2006, 6, 1518-1521.

(286) Shi, X.; Hudson , J. L; Spicer, P. P.; Tour, J. M.; Krishnamoorti, R.; Mikos, A. G. “Injectable Nanocomposites of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes and Biodegradable Polymers for Bone Tissue Engineering,” Biomacromolecules, 2006, 7, 2237-2242.

(285) Gergel-Hackett, N.; Majumdar, N.; Martin, Z.; Swami, N.; Harriott, L. R.; Bean, J. C.; Pattanaik, G.; Zangari, G.; Zhu, Y.; Pu, I.; Yao Y.; Tour, J. M. ” The Effects of Molecular Environments on the Electrical Switching with Memory of Nitro-Containing OPEs,” J. Vac. Soc. A. 2006, 24, 1243-1248.

(284) Anderson, R. E.; Colorado, R., Jr.; Crouse, C. Ogrin, D.; Maruyama, B.; Pender, M. J.; Edwards, C. L.; Whitsitt, E.; Moore, V. C.; Koveal, D.; Lupu, C.; Stewart, M. P.; Smalley, R. E.; Tour, J. M.; Barron, A. R. “A Study of the Formation, Purification and Application as SWNT Growth Catalyst of the Nanocluster HxPMo12O40-H4Mo72Fe30(O2CMe)15O254(H2O)98,” Dalton Trans., 2006, 3097-3107

(283) Hamadani, B. H.; Corley, D. A.; Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M.; Natelson, D.; “Controlling Charge Injection in Organic Field-Effect Transistors Using Self-Assembled Monolayer”; Nano Lett. 2006, 6, 1303-1306.

(282) James, D. K.; Tour, J M.; “Analytical Techniques for Characterization of Organic Molecular Assemblies in Molecular Electronics Devices. A Review” Analyt. Chim. Acta. 2006, 568, 2-19.

(281) Hudson, J. L.; Jian, H.; Leonard, A. D.; Stephenson, J. J.; Tour, J. M. “Triazenes as a Stable Diazonium Source for Use in Functionalizing Carbon Nanotubes in Aqueous Suspensions,” Chem. Mater. 2006, 18, 2766-2770.

(280) Liopo, A. V.; Stewart, M. P.; Hudson, J. L.; Tour, J. M.; Pappas, T. C. ” Biocompatibility of Native and Functionalized Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes for Neuronal Interface ,” J. Nanosci. Nanotech. 2006, 6, 1365-1374.

(279) Natelson, D.; Yu, L. H.; Ciszek, J. W.; Keane, Z. K.; Tour, J. M. “Single-Molecule Transistors: Electron Transfer in the Solid State,” Chem. Phys. 2006, 324, 267-275.

(278) Dyke, C. A.; Tour, J. M. “Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes in Composites,” In Carbon Nanotubes. Properties and Applications, O’Connell, M. J., Ed., CRC, New York, pp 275-294.

(277) Morin, J.-F., Shirai, Y.; Tour, J. M. “En Route to a Motorized Nanocar,” Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 1713-1716.

(276) Shirai, Y.; Osgood, A. J.; Zhao, Y.; Yao , Y.; Saudan, L.; Yang, H.; Yu-Hung, C.; Alemany, L. B.; Sasaki, T.; Morin, J.-F.; Guerrero, J.; Kelly, K. F.; Tour, J. M. “Surface-Rolling Molecules,”J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 4854-4864.

(275) James, D. K.; Tour, J. M. “Organic Synthesis and Device Testing for Molecular Electronics, ” Aldrichimica Acta 2006, 39, 47-56.

(274) Ciszek, J. W.; Keane, J. K.; Cheng, L.; Stewart, M. P.; Yu, L. H., Natelson, D.; Tour, J. M., “Neutral Complexes of First Row Transition Metals Bearing Unbound Thiocyanates and Their Assembly on Metallic Surfaces ,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 3179-3189.

(273) Majumdar, N.; Gergel-Hackett, N.; Bean, J. C.; Harriott, L. R.; Pattanaik, G.; Zangari, G..; Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M. “The Electrical Behavior of Nitro Oligo(phenylene ethynylene)s in Pure and Mixed Monolayers,” J. Elect. Mater. 2006, 35, 140-146.

(272) Moore, A. M.; Dameron, A. A.; Mantooth, B. A.; Smith, R. K.; Fuchs, D. J.; Ciszek, J. W.; Maya, F.; Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M.; Weiss, P. S. “Molecular Engineering and Measurements to Test Hypothesized Mechanisms in Single Molecule Conductance Switching,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 18, 1959-1967.

(271) Stephenson, J. J.; Hudson, J. L.; Azad, S.; Tour, J. M. “Individualized SWNTs from Bulk Material Using 96% Sulfuric Acid as Solvent,” Chem. Mater. 2006, 18, 374-377.

(270) Yu, L. H.; Keane, Z. K.; Ciszek, J. W.; Cheng, L.; Tour, J. M.; Baruah, T.; Pederson, M. R.; Natelson, D. “Kondo Resonances of Anomalous Gate Dependence in the Electrical Conductivity of Single-Molecule Transistors,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 2005, 95, 256803.

(269) Husband, S. M.; Husband, C. P.; Dean, N.; Tour, J. M. “Mathematics for the Nanocell Approach to Molecular Electronics,” in Graphs and Discovery, Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, American Mathematical Society, Fajtlowicz, S.; Fowler, P. W.; Hansen, P.; Janowits, M. F.; Roberts, F. S., Eds., 2005, Vol 69, pp. 265-286.

(268) Morgan, A. B.; Jurs, J.; Stephenson, J.; Tour, J. M., “Flame Retardant Materials: Non-Halogenated Additives from Brominated Starting Materials and Inherently Low-Flammability Polymers,” in Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing, Lee, S., Ed.; Taylor & Francis, Inc; New York, 2005; pp.1879-1895.

(267) He, J.; Chen, B.; Flatt, A. K.; Stephenson, J. J.; Doyle C. D.; Tour, J. M. “Metal-Free Silicon-Molecule-Nanotube Testbed and Memory Device,” Nature Mater. 2006, 5, 63-68.

(266) Cai, L.; Cabassi, M. A.; Yoon, H.; Cabarcos, O. M.; McGuiness, C.; Flatt, A. K.; Allara, D. L.; Tour, J. M.; Mayer, T. S. “Reversible Bistable Switching in Nanoscale Thiol-Substituted Oligoaniline Molecular Junctions,” Nano Lett. 2005, 5, 2356-2372.

(265) Lewis, P. A.; Inman, C. E.; Maya, F.; Tour, J. M.; Hutchison, J. E.; Weiss, P. S., “Molecular Engineering of the Polarity and Interactions of Molecular Electronic Switches,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 17421-17426.

(264) Moore, A. M.; Mantooth, B. A.; Donhauser, Z. J.; Maya, F.; Price, D. W. Jr.; Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M.; Weiss, P. S. “Cross-Step Place Exchange of Oligo(Phenylene-Ethynylene) Molecules,” Nano Lett. 2005, 5, 2292-2297.

(263) Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M. “Mechanistic Implications of the Assembly of Organic Thiocyanates on Precious Metals,” Chem. Mater. 2005, 17, 5684-5690.

(262) Shirai, Y.; Osgood, A. J.; Zhao, Y.; Kelly, K. F.; Tour, J. M. “Directional Control in Thermally Driven Single-Molecule Nanocars,” Nano Lett. 2005, 5, 2330-2334.

(261) Hadjiev, V. G.; Lagoudas, D. C.; Oh, E.-S.; Thakre, P.; Davis, D.; Files, B. S.;Yowell, L.; Arepalli, S.; Bahr, J. L.; Tour, J. M., “Buckling Instabilities of Octadecylamine Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes Embedded in Epoxy,” Composite Sci. Tech. 2006, 66, 128-136.

(260) Monnell, J. D.; Stapleton, J. J.; Dirk, S. M.; Reinerth, W. A.; Tour, J. M.; Allara, D. A.; Weiss, P. S. “Relative Conductances of Alkaneselonate and Alkanethiolate Monolayers on Au{111},” J. Phys. Chem. B. 2005, 109, 20343-20349.

(259) Price, B. K.; Hudson, J. L.; Tour, J. M. “Green Chemical Functionalization of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Ionic Liquids,” J. Am. Chem Soc. 2005, 127, 14867-14870.

(258) Nackashi, D. P.; Di Spigna, N. H.; Winick, D. A.; Amsinck, C. J.; Cheng, L.; Tour, J. M.; Franzon, P. D. “Discontinuous Gold Films for Nanocell Memories,” Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Nano Science and Technology Institute, 2004, 3, 45-48.

(257) Majumdar, N.; Gergel, N.; Routenberg, D; Bean, J. C.; Harriott, L. R.; Li, B.; Pu, L.; Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M. ” Nanowell Device for The Electrical Characterization Of Metal-Molecule-Metal Junctions,” J. Vac. Sci. and Tech. B. 2005, 23, 1417-1421.

(256) Chen, B.; Flatt, A. K.; Jian, H.; Hudson J. L.; Tour, J. M. “Molecular Grafting to Silicon Surfaces in Air Using Organic Triazenes as Stable Diazonium Sources and HF as a Constant Hydride-Passivation Source,” Chem. Mater. 2005, 17, 4832-4836.

(255) James, D. K.; Tour, J. M. “Self-Assembled Molecular Electronics,” in Nanoscale Assembly Techniques, Huck, W. T. S., Ed., Springer, New York, 2005, pp 79-98. ISBN 0-387-23608-2.

(254) Gergel, N.; Majumdar, N.; Keyvanfar, K.; Swami, N.; Harriott, L. R.; Bean, J. C.; Pattanaik, G.; Zangar, G.; Yao Y.; Tour, J. M. “Room Temperature Molecular Memory Observed from a Nanowell Device,” J. Vac. Sci. and Tech. A 2005, 23, 880-885.

(253) James, D. K.; Tour, J. M. “Molecular Wires” Top. Curr. Chem. 2005, 257, 33-62.

(252) Flatt, A. K.; Chen, B.; Tour, J. M. “Fabrication of Carbon Nanotube-Molecule-Silicon Junctions,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 8918-8919.

(251) Shi, X.; , Hudson, J. L.; Spicer, P. P.; Tour, J. M.; Krishnamoorti, R.; Mikos, A. G. “Rheological Behavior and Mechanical Characterization of Injectable Poly(propylene fumarate)/Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Composites for Bone Tissue Engineering,” Nanotechnology 2005, 16, S531-S538.

(250) Zhao, Y.; Shirai, Y.; Slepkov, A. D.; Cheng, L.; Alemany, L. B.; Sasaki, T.; Hegmann, F. A.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis, Spectroscopic and Nonlinear Optical Properties of Multiple [60]Fullerene-Oligo(p-phenylene ethynylene) Hybrids,” Chem. Eur. J. 2005, 11, 3643-3658.

(249) Jian, H.; Tour, J. M. “Preparative Fluorous Mixture Synthesis of Diazonium-Functionalized Oligo(phenylene vinylene)s,” J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70, 3396-3424.

(248) Zhou, C.; Kumar, S.; Doyle, C. D.; Tour, J. M. “Functionalized Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes Treated with Pyrrole for Electrochemical Supercapacitor Membranes,” Chem. Mater. 2005, 17, 1997-2002.

(247) Howell, S. W.; Dirk, S. M.; Childs, K.; Pang, H.; Blain, M.; Simonson, R. J.; Tour, J. M.; Wheeler, D. R. “Mass-Fabricated One-Dimensional Silicon Nanogaps for Hybrid Organic/Nanoparticle Arrays,” Nanotechnology 2005, 16, 754-758.

(246) Hadjiev, V. G.; Mitchell, C. A.; Arepalli, S.; Bahr, J. L.; Tour, J.M.; Krishnamoorti, R., “Thermal Mismatch Strains in Sidewall Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes/Polystyrene Nanocomposite,” J. Chem. Phys. 2005, 122, 124708.

(245) Dyke, C. A.; Stewart, M. P.; Tour, J. M. “Separation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes on Silica Gel. Materials Morphology and Raman Excitation Wavelength Affect Data Interpretation,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 4497-4509.

(244) Maya, F.; Chanteau, S. H.; Cheng, L.; Stewart, M. P.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Fluorinated Oligomers Toward Physical Vapor Deposition Molecular Electronics Candidates,” Chem. Mater. 2005, 17, 1331-1345.

(243) Blum, A. S.; Kushmerick, J. G.; Long, D. P.; Patterson, C. M.; Yang, J. C.; Henderson, J. C.; Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M.; Shashidar, R.; Ratna, B. R. “Molecularly Inherent Voltage Controlled Conductance Switching,” Nature Mater. 2005, 4, 167-172.

(242) Dyke, C. A.; Tour, J. M. “Feature Article: Covalent Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes for Materials Applications,” J. Phys. Chem. A. 2004, 108, 11151-11159.

(241) Selzer, Y.; Cai, L.; Cabassi, M. A.; Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M.; Mayer, T. S.; Allara, D. L. “Effect of Local Environment on Molecular Conduction: Isolated Molecule versus Self-Assembled Monolayer,” Nano Lett. 2005, 5, 61-65.

(240) Yu, L. H.; Keane, Z. K.; Ciszek, J. W.; Cheng, L.; Stewart, M. P.; Tour, J. M.; Natelson, D. “Inelastic Electron Tunnelling Via Molecular Vibrations in Single-Molecule Transistors,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 2004, 92, 266802.

(239) James, D. K.; Tour, J. M. “Electrical Measurements in Molecular Electronics,” Chem. Mater. 2004, 16, 4423-4435.

(238) Zhang, D.; Liu, Z.; Han, S.; Li, C.; Lei, B.; Stewart, M. P.; Tour, J. M.; Zhou, C. “Magnetite (Fe3O4) Core-Shell Nanowires: Synthesis and Magnetoresitance,” Nano Lett. 2004, 4, 2151-2155.

(237) Dameron, A. A.; Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M. Weiss, P. S. “Effects of Hindered Internal Rotation on Packing and Conductance of Self-assembled Monolayers,” J. Phys. Chem. B. 2004, 108, 16761-16767.

(236) Seminario, J. M.; Ma, Y.; Agapito, L. A.; Yan, L. Araujo, R. A.; Bingi, S.; Vadlamani, N. S.; Chagarlamudi, K.; Sudarshan, T. S.; Myrick, M. L.; Colavita, P. E.; Franzon, P. D.; Nackashi, D. P.; Cheng, L.; Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Clustering Effects on Discontinuous Gold Film NanoCells,” J. Nanosci. Nanotech. 2004, 4, 907-917.

(235) Khondaker, S. I.; Yao, Z.; Cheng, L.; Henderson, J. C.; Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Electron Transport Through Single Phenylene-Ethynylene Molecular Junctions at Low Temperature,” App. Phys. Lett. 2004, 85, 645-647.

(234) Zangmeister, C. D.; Robey, S. W.; van Zee, R. D.; Yao Y.; Tour, J. M. “Fermi Level Alignment and Electronic Levels in ‘Molecular Wire’ Self-Assembled Monolayers on Au,” J. Phys. Chem. B. 2004, 108, 16187-16193.

(233) Ciszek, J. W.; Stewart, M. P.; Tour, J. M. “Spontaneous Assembly of Organic Thiocyanates on Gold Surfaces. Alternative Precursors for Gold Thiolate Assemblies,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 13172-13173.

(232) Lewis, P. A.; Inman, C. E.; Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M.; Hutchison, J. E.; Weiss, P. S., “Mediating Conformational Switching of Single Molecules Using Chemical Functionality,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 12214-12215.

(231) Richter, L. J.; Yang, C. S. -C.; Wilson, P. T.; Hacker, C. A.; van Zee, R. D.; Stapleton, J. J.; Allara, D. L.; Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Optical Characterization of Oligo (phenylene ethynlyene) Self-Assembled Monolayers on Gold,” J. Phys. Chem. B. 2004, 108, 12547-12559.

(230) Monnell, J. D.; Stapleton, J. J.; Jackiw, J.; Dunbar, T.; Reinerth, W. A.; Dirk, S. M.; Tour, J. M.; Allara, D. A.; Weiss, P. S. “Ordered Local Domain Structures of Decaneselenolate and Dodecaneselenolate Assemblies on Au{111},” J. Phys. Chem. B. 2004, 108, 9834-9841.

(229) Hudson, J. L.; Casavant, M. J.; Tour, J. M. “Water-Soluble, Exfoliated, Nonroping Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 11158-11159.

(228) Maya, F.; Flatt, A. K.; Stewart, M. P.; Shen, D. E.; Tour, J. M. “Formation and Analysis of Self-Assembled Monolayers from U-Shaped Oligo(phenylene ethynylene)s as Candidates for Molecular Electronics,” Chem. Mater. 2004 , 16, 2987-2997.

(227) James, D. K.; Tour, J. M. “Molecular Wires,” Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Marcel Dekker, 2004, 2177-2195.

(226) James, D. K.; Tour, J. M. “Molecular Electronic Logic and Memory,” in Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Marcel Dekker, 2004, 2067-2080.

(225) Chen, J.; Reed, M. A.; Dirk, S. M.; Price, D. W.; Rawlett, A. M.; Tour, J. M.; Grabisha, D. S.; Bennett, D. W. “Molecular Electronic Devices” in Advanced Semiconductor and Organic Nano-Techniques (Part III), Morkoc, H., Ed., Elsevier Science, 2004, pp. 43-187.

(224) Stephenson, J. J.; Jurs, J. L.; Tour, J. M. “Vinyl Bisphenol C for Flame Retardant Polymers,” Proceedings of the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, Long Beach 2004 Vol. 49.

(223) Shirai, Y.; Zhao, Y.; Cheng, L.; Tour, J. M. “Facile Synthesis of Multifullerene-OPE Hybrids via in Situ Ethynylation,” Org. Lett. 2004, 6, 2129-2132.

(222) Dahiya, J. N.; Athinarayanan, R.; Roberts, J. A.; Tour, J. M., Price, D. W. Jr. “Microwave Absorption in Liquid Crystals and Carbon Nanotubes,” Proc. SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, Microwave and Optical Technology 2003, 5445, 32-37.

(221) Roberts, J. A.; Imholt, T.; Ye, Z.; Dyke, C. A.; Price, D. W., Jr.; Tour, J. M. “Electromagnetic Wave Properties of Polymer Blends of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes Using a Resonant Microwave Cavity as a Probe,” J. App. Phys. 2004, 95, 4352-4356.

(220) Cheng, L.; Stewart, M. P.; Maya, F.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Dirk, S. M.; He, J.; Hong, Z.; Stapleton, J. J.; McGuiness, C. L.; Nackashi, D. P.; Yao, Y.; Flatt, A. K.; St. Angelo, S. K.; Allara, D, L.; Mallouk, T. E.; Franzon, P. D.; Tour, J. M. “Molecular Electronics: NanoCell Electronic Memories and Direct Covalent Attachment of Molecules to Oxide-Free Silicon for Construction Of Hybrid Devices,” in Foundations of Nanoscience, Self Assembled Architectures and Devices, Science Technica, 2004, pp 199-203.

(219) Zangmeister, C. D.; Robey, S. W.; van Zee, R. D.; Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Valance Electron Orbitals of an Oligo(para-phenylene-ethynylene)thiol on Gold,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 3420-3421.

(218) Fan, F.-R.; Yao, Y.; Cai, L.; Cheng, L.; Tour, J. M.; Bard, A. J. “Structure-Dependent Charge Transport and Storage in Self-Assembled Monolayers of Compounds of Interest in Molecular Electronics: Effect of Tip Material, Head Group and Surface Concentration,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 4035-4042.

(217) Dyke, C. A.; Tour, J. M. “Overcoming the Insolubility of Carbon Nanotubes through High Degrees of Sidewall Functionalization,” Chem. Eur. J. 2004, 10, 812-817.

(216) Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Ladder Polyaromatics as New Molecular Device Candidates,” Tetrahedron Lett. 2004, 45, 2801-2803.

(215) Cheng, L.; Yang, J.; Yao, Y.; Price, D. W., Jr.; Dirk, S. M.; Tour, J. M. “Comparative Study of Electrochemically-Directed Assembly vs. Conventional Self-Assembly of Thioacetyl-Terminated Oligo(phenylene ethynylene)s on Gold and Platinum Surfaces,” Langmuir 2004, 20, 1335-1341.

(214) Wang, W.; Lee, T.; Kamdar, M.; Reed, M. A.; Stewart, M. P.; Huang, J. J.; Tour, J. M. “Electrical Characterization of Metal-Molecule-Silicon Junctions,” in Molecular Conference III, V 1006, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Reimers, J.; Picconatto, C.; Ellenbogen, J.; Shashidar, R. Eds. 2003, 1006, 36-47.

(213) Fan, F. F.; Lai, R. Y.; Cornil, J.; Karzazi, Y.; Brédas, J.-L.; Cai, L.; Cheng, L.; Yao, Y.; Price, D. W., Jr., Dirk, S. M.; Tour, J. M.; Bard A. J. “Electrons Are Transported Through Phenylene-Ethynylene Oligomer Monolayers via Localized Molecular Orbitals,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 2568-2573.

(212) Flatt, A. K.; Yao, Y.; Maya, F.; Tour, J. M. “Orthogonally Functionalized Oligomers For Controlled Self-Assembly,” J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 1752-1755.

(211) Maya, F.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Terphenyl Oligomers as Molecular Electronic Device Candidates,” Tetrahedron 2004, 60, 81-92.

(210) Stewart, M. P.; Maya, F.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Dirk, S. M.; Stapleton, J. J.; McGuiness, C. L.; Allara, D. L; Tour, J. M. “Direct Covalent Grafting of Conjugated Molecules onto Si, GaAs, and Pd Surfaces from Aryldiazonium Salts,” J. Am. Chem Soc. 2004, 126, 370-378.

(209) Dyke, C. A.; Stewart, M. P.; Maya, F.; Tour, J. M., “Diazonium-Based Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes: XPS and GC-MS Analysis and Mechanistic Implications,” SynLett 2004, 155-160.

(208) Wang, W.; Lee, T.; Kamdar, M.; Reed, M. A.; Stewart, M. P.; Hwang, J.-J.; Tour, J. M. “Electrical Characterization of Metal-Molecule-Silicon Junctions,” Superlatt. Microstruc. 2003, 33, 217-226.

(207) Chanteau, S. H.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Anthropomorphic Molecules: The Nanoputians,” J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68, 8750-8766.

(206) Pham, J. Q.; Mitchell, C. A.; Bahr, J. L.; Tour, J. M.; Krishnamoorti, R.; Green, P. F.; “Glass Transition of Polymer/Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Composite Films,” J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys. 2003, 41, 3339-3345.

(205) Stapleton, J. J.; Harder, P.; Daniel, T. A.; Reinard, M. D.; Yao, Y.; Price, D. W.; Tour, J. M.; Allara, D. L. “Self-Assembled Oligo(phenylene-ethynylene) Molecular Electronic Switch Monolayers on Gold: Structures and Chemical Stability,” Langmuir 2003, 19, 8245-8255.

(204) Tour, J. M.; Cheng, L.; Nackashi, D. P.; Yao, Y.; Flatt, A. K.; St. Angelo, S. K.; Mallouk, T. E.; Franzon, P. D. “NanoCell Electronic Memories,” J. Am. Chem Soc. 2003, 125, 13279-13283.

(203) Imholt, T. J.; Dyke, C. A.; Hasslacher, B.; Perez, J. M.; Price, D. W.; Roberts, J. A.; Scott, J. B.; Wadhawan, A.; Ye, Z.; Tour, J. M. “Nanotubes in Microwave Fields: Light Emission, Intense Heat, Out-Gassing and Reconstruction,” Chem. Mater. 2003, 15, 3969-3970.

(202) Flatt, A. K.; Dirk, S. M.; Henderson, J. C.; Shen, D. E.; Su, J.; Reed, M. A.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis and Testing of New End-functionalized Oligomers for Molecular Electronics,” Tetrahedron 2003, 59, 8555-8570.

(201) Donhauser, Z. J.; Price D. W., Jr.; Tour, J. M.; Weiss P. S. “Control of Alkanethiolate Monolayer Structure Using Vapor-Phase Annealing,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 11462-11463.

(200) Strano, M. S.; Dyke, C. A.; Usrey, M. L.; Barone, P. W.; Allen, M. J.; Shan, H.; Kittrell, C.; Hauge, R. H.; Tour, J. M.; Smalley, R. E. “Electronic Structure Control of Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Functionalization,” Science, 2003, 301, 1519-1522.

(199) Dyke, C. A.; Tour, J. M. “Unbundled and Highly Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes from Aqueous Reactions,” Nano Lett. 2003, 3, 1215-1218.

(198) Husband, C. P.; Husband, S. M.; Daniels, J. S.; Tour, J. M. “Logic and Memory with Nanocell Circuits,” IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 2003, 50, 1865-1975.

(197) Flatt, A. K.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Thiol Substituted Oligoanilines for Molecular Device Candidates,” Tetrahedron Lett. 2003, 44, 6699-6702.

(196) Jian, H.; Tour, J. M. “En Route to Surface-Bound Electrical Field-Driven Motors,” J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68, 5091-5103.

(195) Chen, J.; Reed, M. A.; Dirk, S. M.; Price, D. W.; Rawlett, A. M.; Tour, J. M.; Grubisha, D. S.; Bennett, D. W. “Molecular Electronic Devices,” in “Advanced Semiconductor and Organic Nano-Techniques (Part III),” Morkoc, H., Ed., Elsevier, 2003, pp 43-187.

(194) Jurs, J. L.; Tour, J. M. “Novel Flame Retardant Polyarylethers: Synthesis and Testing,” Polymer 2003, 44, 3709-3714.

(193) Chen, J.; Reed, M. A.; Dirk, S. M.; Price, D. W.; Rawlett, A. M.; Tour, J. M.; Grubisha, D. S.; Bennett, D. W. “Molecular Electronic Devices,” in “Molecular Electronics: Bio-sensors and Bio-computers,” Kluwer, Netherlands, 2003, pp 59-195.

(192) Price, D. W.; Jr; Tour, J. M. “Biphenyl- and Fluorenyl-Based Potential Molecular Electronic Devices,” Tetrahedron 2003, 59, 3131-3156.

(191) Chanteau, S. H.; Ruths, T.; Tour, J. M. “Arts and Sciences Unite in Nanoput: Communicating Synthesis and the Nanoscale to the Layperson” J. Chem. Ed. 2003, 80, 395-400.

(190) Price, D. W. Jr.; Dirk, S. M.; Maya, F.; Tour, J. M. “Improved and New Syntheses of Potential Molecular Electronic Devices,” Tetrahedron 2003, 59, 2497-2518.

(189) Tour, J. M. “Molecular Electronics: Commercial Insights, Chemistry, Devices, Architecture and Programming” ISBN 981-238-296-0 (hardback) and 981-238-341-7 (paperback), World Scientific, New Jersey, 2003, approx. 400 pages.

(188) Dyke, C. A.; Tour, J. M. “Solvent-Free Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 1156 -1157.

(187) Li, C.; Zhang, D.; Liu, X.; Han, S.; Tang, T.; Zhou, C.; Fan, W.; Koehne, J.; Han, J.; Meyyappan, M.; Rawlett, A. M.; Price, D. W., Tour, J. M. “Fabrication Approach for Molecular Memory Arrays,” App. Phys. Lett. 2003, 82, 645-647.

(186) Dirk, S. M.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Nitrile Terminated Potential Molecular Electronic Devices” Tetrahedron 2003, 287-293.

(185) Hwang, J.-J.; Tour, J. M. “Combinatorial Synthesis of Oligo(phenylene ethynylene)s” Tetrahedron 2002, 58, 10387-10405.

(184) Tour, J. M.; Van Zandt, W. L.; Husband, C. P; Husband, S. M.; Wilson, L. S.; Franzon, P. D.; Nackashi, D. P. “Nanocell Logic Gates for Molecular Computing,” IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology 2002, 1, 100-109.

(183) Tour, J. M.; James, D. K. “Molecular Electronic Computing Architectures “A Review,” in Handbook of Nanoscience, Engineering and Technology, Goddard, W. A., III; Brenner, D. W.; Lyshevski, S. E.; Iafrate, G. J., Eds. CRC Press, New York, 2003, pp 4.1-4.28.

(182) Cai, L.; Bahr, J.; Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Ozonation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes and Their Assembly on Rigid Self-Assembled Monolayers,” Chem. Mater. 2002, 14, 4235-4241.

(181) Lin, C.-H.; Tour, J. M. “Hydrogen-Bond-Assisted pi-Stacking of Cyclophanes,” J. Org. Chem. 2002, 67, 7761-7768.

(180) Mitchell, C. A.; Bahr, J. L.; Arepalli, S.; Tour, J. M.; Krishnamoorti, R. “Dispersion of Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes in Polystyrene,” Macromolecules 2002, 35, 8825-8830.

(179) O’Connell, M. J.; Boul, P.; Ericson, L. M.; Huffman, C.; Wang, Y.; Haroz, E.; Kuper, C.; Tour, J.; Ausman, K. D.; Smalley, R. E. “Reversible water-solublization of single-walled carbon nanotubes by polymer wrapping,” Chem. Phys. Lett. 2001, 342, 265-271.

(178) Cai, L.; Yao, Y.; Yang, J.; Price, D. W., Jr.; Tour, J. M. “Chemical and Potential Assisted Assembly of Thioacetyl-Terminated Oligo(phenylene ethynylene)s on Gold Surfaces,” Chem. Mater. 2002, 14, 2905-2909.

(177) Bahr, J. L.; Tour, J. M. “Covalent Chemistry of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes, A Review,” J. Mater. Chem. 2002, 12, 1952-1958.

(176) Chen, J.; Wang, W.; Klemic, J.; Reed, M. A.; Axelrod, B. W.; Kaschak, D. M.; Rawlett, A. M.; Price, D. W.; Dirk, S. M.; Tour, J. M.; Grubisha, D. S.; Bennett, D. W. “Molecular wires, switches, and memories,” Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci., Molecular Electronics II, 2002, 960, 69-99.

(175) Fan, F.-R. F.; Yang, J.; Cai, L.; Price, D. W.; Dirk, S. M.; Kosynkin, D.; Yao, Y.; Rawlett, A. M.; Tour, J. M.; Bard, A. J. “Charge Transport through Self-Assembled Monolayers of Compounds of Interest in Molecular Electronics,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 5550-5560.

(174) Price, D. W., Jr.; Dirk, S. M.; Rawlett, A. M.; Chen, J.; Wang, W.; Reed, M. A.; Zacarias, A. G.; Seminario, J. M.; Tour, J. M. “Electrochemical Testing of Potential Molecular Devices,” Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 660, 2001, JJ9.4.1/D7.4.1-JJ9.4.9/D7.4.9.

(173) Kosynkin, D. V.; Yang, J.; Tour, J. M. “Self-Assembly of Phenylene Ethynylene Diazonium Salts on Metal Surfaces as Potential Molecular Wires,” Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 660, 2001, JJ3.5.1-JJ3.5.5.

(172) Shortell, D. B.; Palmer, L. C.; Tour, J. M. “Solid-Phase Approaches Toward Cyclic Oligomers,” Tetrahedron 2001, 57, 9055-9065.

(171) Bahr, J. L.; Tour, J. M. “Highly Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes Using in Situ Generated Diazonium Compounds,” Chem. Mater. 2001, 13, 3823-3824.

(170) Tour, J. M.; Rawlett, A. M.; Kozaki, M.; Yao, Y.; Jagessar, R. C.; Dirk, S. M.; Price, D. W.; Reed, M. A.; Zhou, C.-W.; Chen, J.; Wang, W.; Campbell, I. “Synthesis and Preliminary Testing of Molecular Wires and Devices,” Chem. Eur. J. 2001, 7, 5118-5134.

(169) Doescher, M. S.; Tour, J. M.; Rawlett, A. M.; Myrick, M. L. “Stripping Voltammetry of Cu Overlayers Deposited on Self-Assembled Monolayers: Field Emission of Electrons through A Phenylene Ethynylene Oligomer” J. Phys. Chem. B 2001, 105, 105-110.

(168) Bahr, J. L.; Yang, J.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Bronikowski, M. J.; Smalley, R. E.; Tour, J. M. “Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes by Electrochemical Reduction of Aryl Diazonium Salts: A Bucky Paper Electrode,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 6536-6542.

(167) Donhauser, Z. J.; Mantooth, B. A.; Kelly, K. F.; Bumm, L. A.; Monnell, J. D.; Stapleton, J. J.; Price, D. W. Jr.; Rawlett, A. M.; Allara, D. L.; Tour, J. M.; Weiss, P. S “Conductance Switching in Single Molecules Through Conformational Changes,” Science 2001, 292, 2303-2307.

(166) Dirk, S. M.; Price, D. W., Jr.; Chanteau, S.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Tour, J. M. “Accoutrements of a Molecular Computer: Switches, Memory components and Alligator Clips,” Tetrahedron 2001, 57, 5109-5121.

(165) Reed, M. A.; Chen, J.; Rawlett, A. M.; Price, D. W.; Tour, J. M. “Molecular Random Access Memories,” App. Phys. Lett. 2001, 78, 3735-3737.

(164) Chanteau, S. H.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Potential Molecular Electronic Devices Containing Pyridine Units,” Tetrahedron Lett. 2001, 42, 3057-3060.

(163) Chen J.; Wang, W.; Reed, M. A.; Rawlett, A. M.; Price, D. W.; Tour, J. M. “Room Temperature Negative Differential Resistance in Nanoscale Molecular Junctions,” Mater. Res. Soc. Proc. 1999, 582, H3.2.1 – H3.2.5.

(162) Kosynkin, D. V.; Tour, J. M. “Phenylene Ethynylene Diazonium Salts as Potential Self-Assembling Molecular Wires,” Org. Lett. 2001, 3, 993-995.

(161) Kosynkin, D. V.; Tour, J. M. “Benzyltriethylammonium Dichloroiodate/Sodium Bicarbonate Combination as a Inexpensive, Environmentally Friendly, and Mild Iodinating Reagent for Anilines,” Org. Lett. 2001, 3, 991-992.

(160) Tour, J. M. “Chemistry: Ya Gotta Sell It!,” Chemical & Engineering News, March 26, 2001, 196.

(159) Fan, F.-R. F., Yang, J.; Price, D. W.; Dirk, S. M.; Kosynkin, D.; Tour, J. M.; Bard, A. J. “Molecular Voltammetric Determination of the Electrical Properties of Self-Assembled Monolayers of Compounds of Interest in Molecular Electronics,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 2454-2455.

(158) Bahr, J. L.; Mickelson, E. T.; Bronikowski, M. J.; Smalley, R. E.; Tour, J. M. “Dissolution of small diameter single-wall carbon nanotubes in organic solvents?” Chem. Commun. 2001, 193-194.

(157) Rawlett, A. M.; Mickelson, E. T.; Reinerth, W. A.; Jones, L. II; Kozaki, M.; Burgin, T. P.; Tour, J. M.; Chen, J.; Zhou, C.-W.; Muller, C. J.; Deshpande, M. R.; Reed, M. A.; Bumm, L. A.; Cygan, M. T.; Dunbar, T. D.; Weiss, P. S.; Allara, D. L. “Molecular Scale Electronics,” Mater. Res. Soc. Proc., 1999, 582, H9.2.1-H9.2.8.

(156) Huang, S.; Mickelson, E. T.; Rawlett, A. M.; Asplund, C. L.; Cassell, A. M.; Kozaki, M.; Burgin, T. P.; Jones, L. II; Tour, J. M.; Myrick, M. L.; Van Patten, P. G.; Chen, J.; Zhou, C.-W.; Muller, C. J.; Deshpande, M. R.; Reed, M. A.; Bumm, L. A.; Cygan, M. T.; Dunbar, T. D.; Weiss, P. S.; Allara, D. L. “Molecular Scale Electonics. Critical Nanolithography Issues of Synthesis and Addressing.” Mater. Res. Soc. Proc. 1999, 584, 45-56.

(155) Tour, J. M. “Molecular Wires and Devices.” In Stimulating Concepts in Chemistry. Shibaski, M.; Stoddart, J. F.; Vogtle, F. Eds., 2000, Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, pp 237-253.

(154) Rawlett, A. M.; Huang, S.; Mickelson, E. T.; Reinerth, W. A.; Jones, L. II; Burgin, T. P.; Tour, J. M.; Chen, J.; Zhou, C.-W.; Muller, C. J.; Deshpande, M. R.; Reed, M. A. “Molecular Assembly of Nanostructures: Towards Nano-Computers,” In Clusters and Nanostructure Interfaces, Jena, P.; Khanna, S. N.; Rao, B. K. Eds., World Scientific: London, 2000, p 693-700.

(153) Tour, J. M.; “Molecular Wires for Electronic Applications. A Review.” Polymer News, 2000, 25, 329-336.

(152) Dirk, S. M.; Mickelson, E. T.; Henderson, J. C.; Tour, J. M. “Oxidation of Electron Deficient Anilines by HOF. A Route to Notro-Containing Compounds for Molecular Electronic Devices,” Org. Lett. 2000, 2, 3405-3406.

(151) Dunbar, T. D.; Cygan, M. T.; Bumm, L. A.; McCarty, G. S.; Burgin, T. P.; Reinerth, W. A.; Jones, L. II; Jackiw, J. J.; Tour, J. M.; Weiss, P. S.; Allara, D. L. “Combined Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Infrared Spectroscopic Characterization of Mixed Surface Assemblies of Linear Conjugated Guest Molecules in Host Alkanethiolate Monolayers on Gold,” J. Phys. Chem. B 2000, 104, 4880-4893.

(150) Tour, J. M. “Molecular Electronics. Synthesis and Testing of Components,” Acc. Chem. Res. 2000, 33, 791-804.

(149) Morgan, A. B.; Jurs, J. L.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis, Flame-Retardancy Testing, And Preliminary Mechanism Studies Of Nonhalogenated Aromatic Boronic Acids: A New Class Of Condensed-Phase Polymer Flame-Retardant Additives For Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene And Polycarbonate” J. App. Polym. Sci. 2000, 76, 1257-1268.

(148) Chen, J.; Wang, W.; Reed, M. A.; Rawlett, A. M.; Price, D. W.; Tour, J. M. “Room-Temperature Negative Differential Resistance in Nanoscale Molecular Junctions,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 2000, 77, 1224-1226.

(147) Tour, J. M. “Do-It-Yourself Chemical Weapons,” Chem. Eng. News July 10, 2000, 78(28), 42-45.

(146) Jurs, J. L.; Mickelson, E. T.; Abramowitz, D. B.; Tour, J. M. “Novel Flame Retardant Polymer Blends,” Proceedings of the Society for Material and Process Engineering, 2000, 1244-1248.

(145) Reed, M. A.; Tour, J. M. “Computing With Molecules,” Scientific American, June 2000, 86-93.

(144) Seminario, J. M.; Zacarias, A. G.; Tour, J. M. “Theoretical Study of a Molecular Resonant Tunneling Diode,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 3015-3020.

(143) Waybright, S. M.; Singleton, C. P.; Tour, J. M.; Murphy, C. J.; Bunz, U. H. F. “Synthesis and Self-Assembly of an Oligonucleotide-Modified Cyclobutadiene Complex,” Organometallics 2000, 19, 368-370.

(142) Jagessar, R. C.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Porphyrins Bearing trans-Thiols,” Org. Lett. 2000, 2, 111-113.

(141) Seminario, J. M.; Tour, J. M. “Density Functional Theory for the Study of Single-Molecule Electronic Systems,” Proceedings of the International Workshop on Electron Correlations and Materials Properties; Gonis, A.; Kioussis, M.; Ciftan, M. Eds., Kluwer Academic: New York, 1999.

(140) Huang, S.; Tour, J. M. “Rapid Solid-Phase Syntheses of Conjugated Homooligomers and [AB] Alternating Block Cooligomers of Precise Length and Constitution,” J. Org. Chem. 1999, 64, 8898-8906.

(139) Chen, J.; Reed, M. A.; Rawlett, A. M.; Tour, J. M. “Large On-Off Ratios and Negative Differential Resistance in a Molecular Electronic Device,” Science 1999, 286, 1550-1552.

(138) Seminario, J. M.; Zacarias, A. G.; Tour, J. M. “Molecular Current/Voltage Characteristics,” J. Phys. Chem. A. 1999, 103, 7883-7887.

(137) Zacarias, A. G.; Castro, M.; Tour, J. M.; Seminario, J. M. “Lowest Energy States of Small Pd Clusters Using Density Functional Theory and Standard ab Initio Methods. A Route to Understanding Metallic Nanoprobes,” J. Phys. Chem. A. 1999, 103, 7692-7700.

(136) Devasagayaraj, A.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of a Conjugated Donor/Acceptor/Passivator (DAP) Polymer,” Macromolecules 1999, 32, 6425-6430.

(135) Zhang, C. Y.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Pyrazines by Ortho-Lithiation Reactions. Pyrazine Ladder Polymers,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 8783-8790.

(134) Cassell, A. M.; Asplund, C. L.; Tour, J. M. “Self-Assembling Supramolecular Nanostructures from a C60 Derivative: Nanorods and Vesicles,” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl., 1999, 38, 2403-2405. German version: Angew. Chem. 1999, 111, 2565-2568.

(133) Weng, D.; Lee, H. K.; Levon, K.; Mao, J.; Scrivens, W. A.; Stephens, E. B.; Tour, J. M. “The Influence of Buckminsterfullerenes and their Derivatives on Polymer Properties,” Eur. Polym. J. 1999, 35, 867-878.

(132) Morgan, A. B.; Tour, J. M. “Aromatic Boronic Acid Flame Retardant Polymer Additives: Synthesis and Flame Retardant Testing,” Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.), 1999, 40(2), 553-554.

(131) Chen. J.; Reed, M. A.; Asplund, C. L.; Cassell, A. M.; Myrick, M. L.; Rawlett, A. M.; Tour, J. M. Van Patten, P. G. “Placement of Conjugated Oligomers in an Alkanethiol Matrix by Scanned Probe Microscope Lithography,” App. Phys. Lett. 1999, 75, 624-626.

(130) Rawlett, A.; Chen, J.; Reed, M. A.; Tour, J. M. “Advances in Molecular Scale Electronics: Synthesis and Testing of Molecular Scale Resonant Tunneling Diodes and Molecular Scale Controllers,” Polym. Mater., Sci. Engin. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Mater.) 1999, 81, 140-141.

(129) Huang, S.; Tour, J. M. “Rapid Solid Phase Synthesis of Oligo(1,4-phenyleneethynylene)s by a Divergent/Convergent Tripling Strategy,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 4908-4909.

(128) Morgan, A. B.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis and Testing of Non-Halogenated Alkyne/Phosphorus-Containing Polymer Additives: Potent Condensed Phase Flame Retardants,” J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 1999, 73, 707-718.

(127) Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Imine-Bridged Phenylenepyridine Ladder Polymers. Optical Bandgap Widening Through Intramolecular Charge Transfer in Planar Polymers,” Macromolecules 1999, 32, 2455-2461.

(126) Huang, S.; Tour, J. M. “Rapid Bi-directional Synthesis of Oligo(1,4-phenylene ethynylene)s,” Tetrahedron Lett. 1999, 40, 3347-3350.

(125) Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Facile Convergent Route to Molecular Caltrops,” J. Org. Chem. 1999, 64, 1968-1971.

(124) Seminario, J. M.; Zacarias, A. G.; Tour, J. M. “Molecular Alligator Clips for Single Molecule Electronics. Studies of Group 16 and Isonitriles Interfaced with Au Contacts,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 411-416.

(123) Yao, Y.; Zhang, Q. T.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Imine-Bridged Planar Poly(pyridinethiophene)s. Combination of Planarization and Intramolecular Charge Transfer in Conjugated Polymers,” Macromolecules 1998, 24, 8600-8606.

(122) Reinerth, W. A.; Jones, L., II, Burgin, T. P.; Zhou, C.-w.; Muller, C. J.; Deshpande, M. R.; Reed, M. A.; Tour, J. M. “Molecular Scale Electronics. Syntheses and Testing,” Nanotechnology, 1998, 9, 246-250.

(121) Tour, J. M.; Kozaki, M.; Seminario, J. M. “Molecular Scale Electronics: A Synthetic/Computational Approach to Digital Computing,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 8486-8493.

(120) Shortell, D. B.; Tour, J. M. “Template Oligomerization for the Replication of Precisely Defined Synthetic Macromolecules,” Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.), 1998, 39(2), 527-528.

(119) Huang, S.; Tour, J. M. “Rapid Solid-Phase Synthesis of Oligo(1,4-Phenylene Ethynylene)s,” Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.), 1998, 39(2), 525-526.

(118) Allara, D. L.; Dunbar, T. D.; Weiss, P. S.; Bumm, L. A.; Cygan, M. T. Tour, J. M.; Reinerth, W. A.; Yao, Y.; Kozaki, M.; Jones, L., II. “Evolution of Strategies for Self Assembly and Hookup of Molecule-Based Devices,” Anna. N.Y. Acad. Sci., Molecular Electronics: Science and Technology; Aviram, A.; Ratner, M., Eds.; Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci., 1998, Vol. 852, pp. 349-370.

(117) Tour, J. M.; Reinerth, W. A.; Jones, L., II, Burgin, T. P.; Zhou, C.-w.; Muller, C. J.; Deshpande, M. R.; Reed, M. A. “Recent Advances in Molecular Scale Electronics,” Molecular Electronics: Science and Technology; Aviram, A.; Ratner, M., Eds.; 1998, Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci., Vol. 852, pp. 197-204.

(116) Weiss, P. A.; Bumm, L. A.; Dunbar, T. D.; Burgin, T. P.; Tour, J. M.; Allara, D. L. “Probing Electronic Properties of Conjugated and Saturated Molecules in Self-Assembled Monolayers,” Molecular Electronics: Science and Technology; Aviram, A.; Ratner, M., Eds.; Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci., 1998, Vol. 852, pp. 145-168.

(115) Reed, M. A.; Zhou, C.; Deshpande, M. R.; Muller, C. J.; Burgin, T. P.; Jones, L., II; Tour, J. M. “The Electrical Measurement of Molecular Junctions,” Molecular Electronics: Science and Technology; Aviram, A.; Ratner, M., Eds.; Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci., 1998, Vol. 852, pp. 133-144.

(114) Seminario, J. M.; Tour, J. M. “Ab Initio Methods for the Study of Molecular Systems for Nanometer Technology: Toward the First Principles Design of Molecular Computers,” Molecular Electronics: Science and Technology; Aviram, A.; Ratner, M., Eds.; Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci., 1998, Vol. 852, pp. 68-94.

(113) Cassell, A. M.; Scrivens, W. A.; Tour, J. M. “Assembly of DNA/Fullerene Hybrid Materials,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 1998, 37, 1528-1531. German version: Angew. Chem. 1998, 110, 1670-1672.

(112) Zhang, Q.; Tour, J. M. “Alternating Donor/Acceptor Repeat Units in Polythiophenes. Intramolecular Charge Transfer for Reducing the Bandgaps in Fully Substituted Conjugated Polymers,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 5355-5362.

(111) Morgan, A. B.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis and Testing of Nonhalogenated Alkyne-Containing Flame-Retarding Polymer Additives,” Macromolecules 1998, 31, 2857-2865.

(110) Seminario, J. M.; Zacarias, A. G.; Tour, J. M. “Theoretical Interpretation of Conductivity Measurements of a Thiotolane Sandwich. A Molecular Scale Electronic Controller,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 3970-3974.

(109) Choi, D.-S.; Huang, S.; Huang, M.; Barnard, T. S.; Adams, R. D.; Seminario, J. M.; Tour, J. M. “Revised Structures of N-Substituted Dibrominated Pyrrole Derivatives and Their Polymeric Products. Termaleimide Models With Low Optical Bandgaps,” J. Org. Chem. 1998, 63, 2646-2655.

(108) Reinerth, W. A.; Tour, J. M. “Protecting Groups for Organoselenium Compounds,” J. Org. Chem. 1998, 63, 2397-2400.

(107) Adams, R. D.; Barnard, T.; Rawlett, A.; Tour, J. M. “The Coordination of a Thiolate Terminated “Molecular Scale Wire’ Linked to a Triosmium Cluster,” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 1998, 429-431.

(106) Yao, Y.; Lamba, J. J. S., Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Pyridines for Planar Polymers. Maximized p-Conjugation in Electron Deficient Macromolecules,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 2805-2810.

(105) Cygan, M. T.; Dunbar, T. D.; Arnold, J. J.; Bumm, L. A.; Shedlock, N. F.; Burgin, T. P.; Jones, L., II, Allara, D. L.; Tour, J. M.; Weiss, P. S. “Insertion, Conductivity, and Structure of Conjugated Organic Oligomers in Self-Assembled Alkanethiol Monolayers on Au{111},” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 2721-2732.

(104) Yao, Y.; Lamba, J. J. S., Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Imine-Bridged Planar Polypyridines,” Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1998, 39(1), 290-291.

(103) Reinerth, W. A.; Burgin, T. P.; Dunbar, T. D.; Bumm, L. A.; Arnold, J. J.; Jackiw, J. J.; Zhou, C.-w.; Deshpande, M. R.; Allara, D. L.; Weiss, P. S.; Reed, M. A.; Tour, J. M. “Self-Assembled Monolayer Formation of Organoselenium Compounds on Gold and its Significance for Molecular Scale Electronics,” Polym. Mater., Sci. Engin. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Mater.), 1998, 78, 178-179.

(102) Rawlett, A.; Burgin, T. P.; Seshadri, K.; Allara, D. L.; St. John, P. M.; Craighead, H. G.; Tour, J. M. “Synthetic Approaches to Self-Assembled Monolayer Precursors for Sub-25 nm Devices Using Negative Tone Lithographic Resists,” Polym. Mater., Sci. Engin. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Mater.), 1998, 78, 176-177.

(101) Seminario, J. M.; Tour, J. M. “Systematic Study of the Lowest Energy States of Aun (n = 1-4): Understanding Gold Contacts for Molecular Scale Electronics”, J. Int. Quant. Chem. 1997, 65, 749-758.

(100) John, J. A.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Polyphenylene Derivatives by Thermolysis of Enediynes and Dialkynylaromatic Monomers”, Tetrahedron 1997, 53, 15515-15534.

(99) Zhou, C.; Muller, C. J.; Reed, M. A.; Burgin, T. P.; Tour, J. M. “Mesoscopic Phenomena Studied with Mechanically Controllable Break Junctions at Room Temperature”, in Molecular Electronics , Jortner J.; Ratner, M., Eds., Blackwell Science: Oxford, 1997, pp. 191-213.

(98) Zhang, Q. T.; Tour, J. M. “Imine-Bridged Planar Poly(phenylene-thiophene)s and Polythiophenes”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 9624-9631.

(97) Reed, M. A.; Zhou, C.; Muller, C. J.; Burgin, T. P.; Tour, J. M. “Conductance of a Molecular Junction”, Science 1997, 278, 252-254.

(96) Zhou, C.; Deshpande, M. R.; Reed, M. A.; Jones, L., II; Tour, J. M. “Nanoscale Metal/Self-Assembled Monolayer/Metal Heterostructures”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 1997, 71, 611-613.

(95) Pearson, D. L.; Jones, L.; Schumm, J. S.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Molecular Scale Wires and Alligator Clips”, in “Atomic and Molecular Wires”, Applied Science Series, Joachim, C. and Roth, S. Eds., Kluwer: Boston, 1997, Vol. 341, pp. 81-87.

(94) Zhang, Q. T.; Tour, J. M. “Low Bandgap Polythiophenes by an Alternating Donor/Acceptor Repeat Unit Strategy” , J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 5065-5066.

(93) Scrivens, W. A.; Rawlett, A. M.; Tour, J. M. “Preparative Bench-top Enrichment of C60, C70, and the Higher Fullerene Allotropes Using a Brominated Polystyrene Stationary Phase”, J. Org. Chem. 1997, 62, 2310-2311.

(92) Pearson, D. L.; Jones, L., II; Schumm, J. S.; Tour, J. M. “Molecular Scale Electronics. Syntheses and Testing”, Synth. Metals 1997, 84, 303-306.

(91) Jones, L., II; Schumm, J. S.; Tour, J. M. “Rapid Solution and Solid Phase Syntheses of Oligo(1,4-phenylene-ethynylene)s With Thioester Termini: Molecular Scale Wires With Alligator Clips. Derivation of Iterative Reaction Efficiencies on a Polymer Support”, J. Org. Chem. 1997, 62, 1388-1410.

(90) Pearson, D. L.; Tour, J. M. “Rapid Syntheses of Oligo(2,5-thiophene-ethynylene)s with Thioester Termini: Potential Molecular Scale Wires With Alligator Clips”, J. Org. Chem. 1997, 62, 1376-1387.

(89) Schumm, J. S.; Pearson, D. L.; Jones, L., II; Hara, R.; Tour, J. M. “Potential Molecular Wires and Molecular Alligator Clips”, Nanotechnology 1996, 7, 430-433.

(88) Muller, C. J.; Vleeming, B. J.; Reed, M. A.; Lamba, J. J. S.; Hara, R.; Jones, L., II; Tour, J. M. “Atomic Probes: a Search for Conduction Through a Single Molecule”, Nanotechnology 1996, 7, 409-411.

(87) Bullard-Dillard, R.; Creek, K. E.; Scrivens, W. S.; Tour, J. M. “Tissue Sites of Uptake of 14C-Labeled C60″, Bioorg. Chem. 1996, 24, 376-385.

(86) Jones, L., II; Tour, J. M. “Solid-Phase Synthesis of Potential Molecular Wires. Attachment of Molecular Alligator Clips”, in Electrical, Optical, and Magnetic Properties of Organic Solid State Materials, Dalton, L.; Jen, A. K. Y.; Wnek, G. E.; Rubner, M. F.; Lee, C. Y.-C., Chiang, L. Y., Eds., Mater. Res. Soc. Proc. 1996, 413, 401-406.

(85) Wu, R.; Schumm, J. S.; Pearson, D. L.; Tour, J. M. “Convergent Synthetic Routes to Orthogonally Fused Conjugated Oligomers Directed Toward Molecular Scale Electronic Device Applications”, J. Org. Chem. 1996, 61, 6906-6921.

(84) Cassell, A. M.; Scrivens, W. A.; Tour, J. M. “Nanometer-Sized Metal Particles Dispersed In Porous Graphite Electrodes. Synthesis of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes”, Chem. Mater. 1996, 8, 1545-1549.

(83) Guiseppi-Elie, A.; Tour, J. M.; Allara, D. L.; Sheppard, N. F. “Bioactive Pyrrole Thin Films with Conductimetric Response to Analyte”, in Electrical, Optical, and Magnetic Properties of Organic Solid State Materials, Dalton, L.; Jen, A. K. Y.; Wnek, G. E.; Rubner, M. F.; Lee, C. Y.-C., Chiang, L. Y., Eds., Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 413; Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, 1996, p 439- 444.

(82) Negishi, E.; Ma, S.; Amanfu, J.; Coperet, C.; Miller, J. A.; Tour, J. M. “Palladium-Catalyzed Cyclization of 1-Iodo-Substituted 1,4-, 1,5-, and 1,6-Dienes as Well as of 5-Iodo-1,5-dienes in the Presence of Carbon Monoxide”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1996, 118, 5919-5931.

(81) Negishi, E.; Coperet, C.; Ma, S.; Mita, T.; Sugihara, T.; Tour, J. M. “Palladium-Catalyzed Carbonylative Cyclization of 1-Iodo-2-alkenylbenzenes”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1996, 118, 5904-5918.

(80) Morgan, A. B.; Tour, J. M. “Potential Flame Retardant Polymer Additives: Synthesis of Enediynes and Polyphenylenes”, Society of Plastics Engineers, Technical Papers 1996, 42, 3018-3020.

(79) Samuel, I. D. W.; Ledoux, I.; Delporte, C.; Zyss, J.; Pearson, L.; Tour, J. M. “Scaling of Cubic Nonlinearity With Chain Length in Oligo(3-ethylthiophene-ethynylnene)s”, Chem. Mater. 1996, 8, 819-821.

(78) Bumm, L. A.; Arnold, J. J.; Cygan, M. T.; Dunbar, T. D.; Burgin, T. P.; Jones, L., II, Allara, D. L.; Tour, J. M.; Weiss, P. S. “Are Single Molecular Wires Conducting?”, Science 1996, 271, 1705-1706.

(77) Tour, J. M. “Conjugated Macromolecules of Precise Length and Constitution. Organic Synthesis for the Construction of Nanoarchitectures”, Chem. Rev. 1996, 96, 537-553.

(76) Jones, L., II; Pearson, D. L.; Schumm, J. S.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Well-Defined Conjugated Oligomers for Molecular Electronics”, Pure Appl. Chem. 1996, 68(1), 145-148.

(75) Cassell, A. M.; Scrivens, W. S.; Tour, J. M. “Production and Analysis of Metal-Containing Soots”, in Fullerenes, Recent Advances in the Chemistry and Physics of Fullerenes and Related Materials, Kadish, K. M.; Ruoff, R. S., Eds., Vol. 2, Electrochemical Society: Pennington, NJ, 1995, 549-556.

(74) Tour, J. M.; Jones, L., II; Pearson, D. L.; Lamba, J. S.; Burgin, T. P.; Whitesides, G. W.; Allara, D. L.; Parikh, A. N.; Atre, S. “Self-Assembled Monolayers and Multilayers of Conjugated Thiols, a,w-Dithiols, and Thioacetyl-Containing Adsorbates. Understanding Attachments Between Potential Molecular Wires and Gold Surfaces”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 9529-9534.

(73) Pearson, D. L.; Tour, J. M. “Potential Molecular Wires by an Iterative Divergent/Convergent Approach. Doubling of Molecular Length at Each Iteration”, Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1995, 36(2), 344-345.

(72) Zhang, Q.; Tour, J. M. “Approach to Bridged Planar Polythiophene Derivatives for Maximization of Extended p-Conjugation”, Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1995, 36(2), 235-236.

(71) Jones, L., II; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of New Potential Molecular Wires and Molecular Alligator Clips”, Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1995, 36(2), 233-234.

(70) Guiseppi – Elie, A.; Wilson, A. M.; Tour, J. M.; Brockmann, T. W.; Zhang, P.; Allara, D. L. “Specific Immobilization of Electropolymerized Polypyrrole Thin Films Onto Interdigitated Microsensor Electrode Arrays”, Langmuir 1995, 11, 1768-1776.

(69) Brockmann, T. W.; Tour, J. M. “Planar Conjugated Pyrrole-Derived Polymeric Sensors. Reversible Optical Absorption Maxima from the UV to the Near-IR”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 4437-4447.

(68) Jones, L., II; Pearson, D. L.; Lamba, J. J. S.; Tour, J. M.; Whitesides, G. M.; Muller C. J.; Reed, M. A. “Conjugated Oligomers, Their Assembly on Gold, and Their Uses in Molecular Electronics Studies”, Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1995, 36(1), 564-565.

(67) Lamba, J. J. S.; Tour, J. M. “Imine Bridged Planar Poly(p-phenylene) Derivatives for Maximization of Extended p-Conjugation. The Common Intermediate Approach”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 11723-11736.

(66) Purcell, S. T.; Garcia, N.; Binh, V. T.; Jones, L., II; Tour, J. M. “Characterization of Conductivity of Organic Thiols by Field Emission Microscopy and Field Emission Spectroscopy”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 11985-11989.

(65) Tour, J. M. “Synthesis and Applications of Linear Step Growth Oligomers and Polymers of Precisely Controlled Length and Constitution. A Review”, Trends in Polym. Sci. 1994, 2, 332-342.

(64) Brockmann, T. W.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Low Band Gap Zwitterionic and Planar Conjugated Pyrrole-Derived Polymers. Reversible Optical Absorbances From the UV to the Near-IR”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 7435-7436.

(63) Scrivens, W. A.; Tour, J. M.; Creek, K. E.; Pirisi, L. “Synthesis of 14C-Labeled C60 and its Biological Uptake in Human Keratinocytes”, in Fullerenes, Recent Advances in the Chemistry and Physics of Fullerenes and Related Materials, Kadish, K. M.; Ruoff, R. S., Eds., Symposium Volume 94-24, Electrochemical Society: Pennington, NJ, 1994, pp. 676-688.

(62) Scrivens, W. A.; Cassell, A. M.; Kinsey, K. E.; Tour, J. M. “Purification of C70 Using Charcoal as a Stationary Phase in a Flash Chromatography Column”, in Fullerenes, Recent Advances in the Chemistry and Physics of Fullerenes and Related Materials, Kadish, K. M.; Ruoff, R. S., Eds., Symposium Volume 94-24, Electrochemical Society: Pennington, NJ, 1994, pp. 166-177.

(61) Scrivens, W. A.; Cassell, A. M.; North, B.; Tour, J. M. “Single Column Purification of Gram Quantities of C70″, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 6939-6940.

(60) Schumm, J. S.; Pearson, D. L.; Tour, J. M. “Iterative Divergent/Convergent Doubling Approach to Linear Conjugated Oligomers. A Rapid Route to a 128 * Long Potential Molecular Wire”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 1994, 33, 1360-1363. German version: Angew. Chem. 1994, 106(13), 1445-1448.

(59) Brockmann T. W.; Tour, J. M. “Low Band Gap Planar Conjugated Pyrrole-Derived Polymers. Optical Absorbances From the UV to the Near-IR”, Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1994, 35(2), 693-694.

(58) Zhang, Y.; Zhang, Q.; Lamba, J. J. S.; Tour, J. M. “Approaches to Bridged Planar Polypyridine, Polypyrazine, and Polythiophene Derivatives for Maximization of Extended ‘-Conjugation”, Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1994, 35(2), 691-692.

(57) Lamba, J. J. S.; Tour, J. M. “Improved Route to Bridged Planar Poly(p-phenylene) Derivatives for Maximization of Extended p-Conjugation”, Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1994, 35(2), 689-690.

(56) Schumm, J. S.; Jones, L., II; Pearson, D. L.; Hara, R.; Tour, J. M. “Iterative Divergent/Convergent Doubling Approach to Linear Conjugated Oligomers. A Rapid Route to a 128 * Long Potential Molecular Wire and Molecular Alligator Clips”, Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1994, 35(2), 687-688.

(55) John, J. A.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Polyphenylene Derivatives by Thermolysis of Enediyne and Dialkynylaromatic Monomers”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 5011-5012.

(54) Scrivens, W. A.; Tour, J. M.; Creek, K. E.; Pirisi, L. “Uptake of Aqueous Suspensions of 14C-Labeled C60 by Human Keratinocytes”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 4517-4518.

(53) Pearson, D. L.; Schumm, J. S.; Tour, J. M. “Iterative Divergent/Convergent Approach to Conjugated Oligomers by a Doubling of Molecular Length at Each Iteration. A Rapid Route to Potential Molecular Wires”, Macromolecules 1994, 27, 2348-2350.

(52) Diers, J. R.; DeArmond, M. K.; Guay, J.; Diaz, A. Wu, R.; Schumm, J. S.; Tour, J. M. “The ESR Characterization of Oligomeric Thiophene Materials”, Chem. Mater. 1994, 6, 327-332.

(51) Tour, J. M.; Lamba, J. J. S. “Synthesis of Planar Poly(p-phenylene) Derivatives for Maximization of Extended p-Conjugation”, in Macromol. Symp. on New Molecular Architectures, Percec, V.; Tirrell, D. A., Eds., Hôthig and Wepf Verlag: Basel, 1994, 77, 389-394.

(50) Tour, J. M. “Synthesis and Properties of Soluble Oligo- and Polyphenylenes. A Review”, Adv. Mater. 1994, 6, 190-197.

(49) Negishi, E.; Cop*ret, C.; Sugihara, T.; Shimoyama, I.; Zhang, Y.; Wu, G.; Tour, J. M. “Palladium-Catalyzed Carbonylative Cyclization via Trapping of Acylpalladium Derivatives with Internal Enolates. Its Scope and Factors Affecting the C-to-O Ratio”, Tetrahedron Lett. 1994, 50, 425-435.

(48) Pearson, D. L.; Schumm, J. S.; Jones, L., II; Tour, J. M. “Potential Molecular Wires by an Iterative Divergent/Convergent Approach. Doubling of Molecular Length at Each Iteration”, Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1994, 35(1), 202-203.

(47) Bedworth, P. V.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of a Chiral Non-Racemic Segmented Screw-Like Oligomer. An Unusual Form of Molecular Chirality”, Macromolecules 1994, 27, 622-624.

(46) Cheng, L.-T.; Tour, J. M.; Wu, R.; Bedworth, P. V. “Third Harmonic Generation Study of a-Thiophene Oligomers: Monomer to Octamer”, Nonlinear Optics 1993, 6, 87-92.

(45) Scrivens, W. A.; Tour, J. M. “Potent Solvents for C60 and their Utility for the Rapid Acquisition of 13C NMR Data for Fullerenes”, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1993, 1207-1209.

(44) Tour, J. M.; Schumm, J. S. “Synthesis of Molecular Wires by a Novel Divergent/Convergent Approach”, Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1993, 34(2), 368-369.

(43) Tour, J. M.; Lamba, J. J. S. “Planar Poly(p-phenylene) Derivatives. Ladder Formation for Maximization of Extended p-Conjugation”, Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1993, 34(2), 370-371.

(42) Tour, J. M.; John, J. A. “Synthesis of Polyphenylenes via Bergman Cyclization of Enediyne Monomers”, Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1993, 34(2), 372-373.

(41) Stephens, E. B.; Kinsey, K. E.; Davis, J. F.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Soluble Halogenated Polyphenylenes. Mechanism for the Coupling of Halogenated Lithiobenzenes”, Macromolecules 1993, 26, 3519-3532.

(40) Tour, J. M.; Lamba, J. J. S. “Synthesis of Planar Poly(p-phenylene) Derivatives for Maximization of Extended p-Conjugation”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1993, 115, 4935-4936.

(39) Stephens, E. B.; Tour, J. M. “Metal-Catalyzed Alkynylation of Brominated Polyphenylenes. Thermoset Precursors of High Density Monolithic Glassy Carbon”, Macromolecules 1993, 26, 2420-2427.

(38) Tour, J. M.; Lamba, J. J. S. “Synthesis of Planar Poly(p-phenylene) Derivatives for Maximization of Extended p-Conjugation”, Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1993, 34(1), 203-204.

(37) Guay, J.; Diaz, A.; Wu, R.; Tour, J. M. “Electrochemical and Electronic Properties of Neutral and Oxidized Soluble Orthogonally-Fused Thiophene Oligomers”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1993, 115, 1869-1874.

(36) Tour, J. M.; Kafka, C. M. “High Surface Area Silica Xerogels Using Triethoxysilane Under Non-Hypercritical Conditions. Molecular Hydrogen Proposed as the High Surface Area Promoter”, Adv. Mater. 1993, 5, 47-49.

(35) Scrivens, W. A.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Gram Quantities of C60 by Plasma Discharge in a Modified Round-Bottomed Flask. Key Parameters for Yield Optimization and Purification”, J. Org. Chem. 1992, 57, 6932-6936.

(34) Guay, J.; Kasai, P.; Diaz, A.; Wu, R.; Tour, J. M.; Dao, L. H. “Chain-Length Dependence of Electrochemical and Electronic Properties of Neutral and Oxidized Soluble a,a-Coupled Thiophene Oligomers”, Chem. Mater. 1992, 4, 1097-1105.

(33) Scrivens, W. A.; Bedworth, P. V.; Tour, J. M. “Purification of Gram Quantities of C60. A New Inexpensive and Facile Method”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 7917-7919.

(32) Stephens, E. B.; Tour, J. M. “Metal-Catalyzed Alkynylation of (Bromophenyl)oligophenylenes. A Rapid Route to Thermoset Precursors of High Density Monolithic Glass-Like Carbon”, Adv. Mater. 1992, 4, 570-572.

(31) Tour, J. M.; Pendalwar, S. L.; Kafka, C. M.; Cooper, J. P. “Dispersion of Rh/Cu in a Sol-Gel Matrix. Highly Chemo- and Stereoselective Catalyst for the Reduction of Alkynes to Z-Alkenes”, J. Org. Chem. 1992, 57, 4786-4787.

(30) Tour, J. M.; Wu, R.; Schumm, J. S. “Orthogonally Fused Conducting Oligomers and Polymers for Molecular Electronic Devices”, in Molecular Electronics – Science and Technology, Aviram, A., Ed., American Institute of Physics: New York, 1992, 77-84.

(29) Tour, J. M.; John, J. A.; Stephens, E. B. “Convenient Route to Di- and Triorganosilyl Ethyl Ethers and the Corresponding Di- and Triorganosilanes”, J. Organometal. Chem. 1992, 429, 301-310.

(28) Tour, J. M.; Wu, R.; Schumm. J. S. “Approaches to Orthogonally Fused Conducting Polymers for Molecular Electronics”, In Advances in New Materials, Contemporary Topics in Polymer Science, Vol. 7, Salamone, J. C., Ed.; Plenum: New York, 1992, 1-5.

(27) Guay, J.; Diaz, A.; Wu, R.; Tour, J. M.; Dao, L. H. “Electrooxidation of Soluble a,a-Coupled Thiophene Oligomers”, Chem. Mater. 1992, 4, 254-255.

(26) Tour, J. M.; Wu, R. “Synthesis and UV-Visible Properties of Soluble a-Thiophene Oligomers. Monomer to Octamer”, Macromolecules 1992, 25, 1901-1907.

(25) Tour, J. M.; Wu, R. Schumm. J. S. “Synthesis of Orthogonally Fused Conducting Oligomers for Molecular Electronic Devices”, Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1992, 33(1), 1092-1093.

(24) Stephens, E. B.; Tour, J. M. “Thermoset Precursor to Monolithic Carbon Glass Prepared by the Pd/Cu-Catalyzed Alkynylation of Polyphenylenes”, Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1992, 33(1), 1094-1095.

(23) Tour, J. M.; Stephens, E. B.; Davis, J. F. “Polymerization of 1-Bromo-4-lithiobenzene in THF. A Route to Soluble Polyphenylenes”, Macromolecules 1992, 25, 499-500.

(22) Tour, J. M.; Wu, R.; Schumm. J. S. “Extended Orthogonally Fused Conducting Oligomers for Molecular Electronic Devices”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1991, 113, 7064-7066.

(21) Tour, J. M.; Wu, R. “Extension of Branches for Orthogonally Fused Molecular Switches”, Polymeric Mater., Sci. Engin. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1991, 64, 178-179.

(20) Tour, J. M.; Stephens, E. B. “Synthesis of Poly(phenylenes) by a Rapid Polymerization of 1-Bromo-4-lithiobenzene Using HMPA”, Polymeric Mater., Sci. Engin. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1991, 64, 233-234.

(19) Tour, J. M.; Stephens, E. B. “Facile Li/HMPA-Promoted Polymerization Method for the Synthesis of Soluble Poly(phenylenes)”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1991, 113, 2309-2311.

(18) Tour, J. M.; Pendalwar, S. L.; Cooper, J. P. “Homogeneous Deposition of Palladium(0) Into Sol-Gel Derived Materials”, Chem. Mater. 1990, 2, 647-649.

(17) Tour, J. M.; Pendalwar, S. L. “Selective Heterogeneous Palladium-Catalyzed Hydrogenations of Water-Soluble Alkenes and Alkynes”, Tetrahedron Lett. 1990, 31, 4719-4722.

(16) Tour, J. M.; Wu, R.; Schumm. J. S. “Approaches to Orthogonally Fused Conducting Polymers for Molecular Electronics”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1990, 112, 5662-5663.

(15) Tour, J. M.; Cooper, J. P.; Pendalwar, S. L. “Highly Selective Palladium-Catalyzed Hydrogenations Using Triethoxysilane and Water”, J. Org. Chem. 1990, 55, 3452-3453.

(14) Tour, J. M.; Wu, R. Schumm. J. S. “Spiro-Fused Conducting Polymers for Molecular Electronics”, Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1990, 31, 408-409.

(13) Tour, J. M.; Bedworth, P.; Wu, R. “A Zirconium-Promoted Methylenation of Aldehydes, Ketones, and Enones” Tetrahedron Lett. 1989, 30, 3927-3930.

(12) Negishi, E.; Holmes, S. J.; Tour, J. M.; Miller, J. A.; Cederbaum, F. E.; Swanson, D. R.; Takahashi, T. “Novel Bicyclization of Enynes and Diynes Promoted by Zirconocene Derivatives and Conversion of Zirconabicycles Into Bicyclic Enones Via Carbonylation” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1989, 111, 3336-3346.

(11) Trost, B. M.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of 4-(Dimethylphenylsilyl)buta-2,3-dien-1-ol and Its Use in Alkylation” J. Org. Chem. 1989, 54, 484-486.

(10) Negishi, E.; Guangzhong, W.; Tour, J. M. “Palladium-Catalyzed Cyclic Acylmetalation of Allylic Electrophiles as a Route to Cyclopentenone Derivatives” Tetrahedron Lett. 1988, 29, 6745-6748.

(9) Trost, B. M.; Tour, J. M. “A Metal Catalyzed Enallene Cyclization” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1988, 110, 5231-5233.

(8) Negishi, E.; Boardman, L. D.; Sawada, H.; Bagheri, V.; Stoll, A. T.; Tour, J. M.; Rand, C. L. “Novel Cyclialkylation Reactions of (Halo-1-alkenyl)metal Derivatives. Synthetic Scope and Mechanism” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1988, 110, 5383-5396.

(7) Negishi, E.; Sawada, H.; Tour, J. M.; Wei, Y. “Novel Bicyclization Methodology Via Cyclialkylation of Halo-1-metallo-1-alkynes Containing Aluminum and Zinc” J. Org. Chem. 1988, 53, 913-915.

(6) Trost, B. M.; Tour, J. M. “A Novel Nickel-Chromium Catalyst for Cyclization Via Intramolecular Carbametalation” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1987, 109, 5268-5270.

(5) Negishi, E.; Tour, J. M. “Complete Reversal of Regiochemistry in Cyclic Acylpalladation. Novel synthesis of Quinones” Tetrahedron Lett. 1986, 27, 4869-4872.

(4) Tour, J. M.; Negishi, E. “Controlled and Catalytic Acylpalladation. A Novel Route to Cyclopentenone and Cyclohexenone Derivatives” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1985, 107, 8289-8291.

(3) Negishi, E.; Holmes, S. J.; Tour, J. M.; Miller, J. A. “Zirconium-Promoted Bicyclization of Enynes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1985, 107, 2568-2569.

(2) Negishi, E.; King, A. O.; Tour, J. M. “Conversion of Methyl Ketones Into Terminal Alkynes” Org. Synth. 1985, 64, 1-6.

(1) Negishi, E.; Boardman, L. D.; Tour, J. M.; Sawada, H.; Rand, C. L. “Novel Silicon-Promoted Cyclization of Alkenylmetal Derivatives” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1983, 105, 6344-6346.