1 – 50 (1983-1994)

(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.