101 – 150 (1997-2000)

(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.