51 – 100 (1994-1997)

(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.