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(712) Chen, W.; Salvatierra, R. V.; Ren, M.; Chen, J.; Stanford, M. G.; Tour, J. M. “Laser-Induced Silicon Oxide for Anode-Free Lithium Metal Batteries,” Adv. Mater. 2020, 2002850. DOI: 10.1002/adma.202002850.

(711) Li, J. T.; Stanford, M. G.; Chen, W.; Presutti, S. E.; Tour, J. M. “Laminated Laser-Induced Graphene Composites,” ACS Nano 2020, ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c02835

(710) Tour, J. M. “We’re Still Clueless About the Origin of Life” in “The Mystery of Life’s Origin,” Thaxton, C. B., Ed., Discovery Institute Press, 2020.

(709) Gunasekera, R. S.; Galbadage, T.; Orozco, C. A.; Liu, D.; García-López, V.; Troutman, B. E.; Tour, J. J.; Pal, R.; Krishnan, S.; Cirillo, J. D.; Tour, J. M. “Molecular Nanomachines Can Destroy Tissue or Kill Multicellular Eukaryotes,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 202012, 13657-13670. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b22595

(708) Stanford, M. G.; Zhang, C.; Fowlkes, J. D.; Hoffman, A.; Ivanov, I. N.; Rack, R. D.;  Tour, J. M. “High-Resolution Laser-Induced Graphene. Flexible Electronics beyond the Visible Limit,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12, 10902–10907. 10.1021/acsami.0c01377

(707) Li, Y.; Owuor, P. S.; Dai, Z.; Xu, Q.; Salvatierra, R. V.; Kishore, S.; Vajtai, R.; Tour, J. M.; Lou, J.; Tiwary, C. S.; Ajayan, P. M. “Strain-Controlled Optical Transmittance Tuning of Three-Dimensional Carbon Nanotube Architectures,” J. Mater. Chem. C. 2019, 7, 1927-1933.  DOI: 10.1039/c8tc05747h

(706) Fan, M.; Wu, J.; Yuan, J.; Deng, L.; Zhong, N.; He, L.; Cui, J.; Wang, Z.; Behera, S. K.; Zhang, C.; Lai, J.; Jawdat, B. I.; Vajtai, R.; Deb, P.; Huang, Y.; Qian, J.; Yang, J.; Tour, J. M.; Lou, J.; Chu, C.-W.; Sun, D.; Ajayan, P. M. “Doping Nanoscale Graphene Domains Improves Magnetism in Hexagonal Boron Nitride,” Adv. Mater. 2019, 31, 1805778. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201805778

(705) Kirkpatrick, C. T.; Wang, Juarez, M. M. L.; Shivshankar, P.; García, J. P.; Plumer, A. K. Kulkarni, V. V.; Ware, H. H.; Gulraiz, F.; Cavasos, M. A. C.; Zayas, C. M.; Wali, S.; Rice, A. P.; Liu, H.; Tour, J. M.; Sikkema, W. K. A., Solbes, A. S. C.; Youker, K. A.; Tuvim, M. J.; Dickey, B. F.; Evans, S. E. “Inducible Lung Epithelial Resistance Requires Multisource Reactive Oxygen Species Generation To Protect against Viral Infections,” mBio 20189, e00696-18. DOI: 10.1128/mBio.00696-18

(704) Ren, M.; Zhang, J.; Zhang, C.; Stanford, M. G.; Chyan, Y.; Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M.  “Quasi-Solid-State Li–O2 Batteries with Laser-Induced Graphene Cathode Catalysts,” ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2020, ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.9b02182

(703) Luong, D. X.; Bets, K. V.; Algozeeb, W. A.; Stanford, M. G.; Kittrell, C.; Chen, W.; Salvatierra, R. V.; Ren, M.; McHugh, E. A.; Advincula, P. A.; Wang, Z.; Bhatt, M.; Guo, H.; Mancevski, V.; Shahsavari, R.; Yakobson, B. I.; Tour, J. M. “Gram-Scale Bottom-Up Flash Graphene Synthesis,” Nature 2020 577, 647-651.  DOI: 10.1038/s41586-020-1938-0. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-1938-0

(702) Orozco, C. A.; Liu, D.; Li, Y.; Alemany, L. B.; Pal, R.; Krishnan, S.; Tour, J. M. “Visible Light-Activated Molecular Nanomachines Kill Pancreatic Cancer Cells,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12, 410-417. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b21497

(701) García-Lopez, V.; Liu, D.; Tour, J. M. “Light-Activated Organic Molecular Motors and Their Applications,” Chem. Rev. 2020, 120, 79-124. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.9b00221

(700) Galbadage, T.; Liu, D.; Alemany, L. B.; Pal, R.; Tour, J. M.; Gunasekera, R. S.; Cirillo, J. D. “Molecular Nanomachines Disrupt Bacterial Cell Wall, Increasing Sensitivity of Extensively Drug-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae to Meropenem,” ACS Nano 2019, 13, 14377-14387. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.9b07836

(699) Derry, P. J.; Hegde, M., L.; Jackson, G. R.; Kayed, R.; Tour, J. M.; Tsai, A.-L.; Kent, T. A. “Revisiting the Intersection of Amyloid, Pathologically Modified Tau and Iron in Alzheimer’s Disease From a Ferroptosis Perspective,” Prog. Neurobio. 2020, 184, 101716. DOI: 10.1016/j.pneurobio.2019.101716

(698) Wang, T.; Wang, Z.; Salvatierra, R. V.; McHugh, E.; Tour, J. M. “Top-Down Synthesis of Graphene Nanoribbons Using Different Sources of Carbon Nanotubes.” Carbon 2019, 158, 615-623. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2019.11.033

(697) Ren, M.; Sevilla, M.; Fuertes, A. B.; Mokaya, R.; Tour, J. M.; Jalilov, A. S. “Pore Characteristics for Efficient CO2 Storage in Hydrated Carbons,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2019, 11, 44390-44398. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b17833

(696) Zhang, J.; Ren, M.; Wang, L.; Li, Y.; Yakobson, B. I.; Tour, J. M. “Oxidized Laser-Induced Graphene for Efficient Oxygen Electrocatalysis,” Adv. Mater. 2018, 30, 1707319. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201707319

(695) Simpson, G. J.; García-López, V.; Boese, A. D.; Tour, J. M.; Grill, L. “How to Control Single-Molecule Rotation,” Nature Commun. 2019, 10: 4631. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-12605-8

(694) Fan, M.; Jimenez, J. D.; Shirodkar, S. N.; Wu, J.; Chen, S.; Song, L.; Royko, M. M.; Zhang, J.; Guo, H.; Cui, J.; Zuo, K.; Wang, W.; Zhang, C.; Yuan, F.; Vajtai, R.; Qian, J.; Yang, L.; Yakobson, B. I.; Tour, J. M.; Lauterbach, J.; Sun, D.; Ajayan, P. M. “Atomic Ru Immobilized on Porous h?BN through Simple Vacuum Filtration for Highly Active and Selective CO2 Methanation,” ACS Catal. 2019, 9, 10077-10086. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.9b02197

(693) Stanford, M. G.; Li, J. T.; Chen, Y.; McHugh, E. A.; Liopo, A.; Xiao, H.; Tour, J. M. “Self-Sterilizing Laser-Induced Graphene Bacterial Air Filter,” ACS Nano 2019, 13, 11912-11920.  DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.9b05983

(692) Thamaraiselvan, C.; Wang, J.; James, D. K.; Narkhede, P.; Singh, S. P.; Jassby, D.; Tour, J,. M.; Arnusch, C. J. “Laser-Induced Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes as Conductive Carbon-Based Materials in Environmental Technology,” Mater. Today, 2019, 34, 115-131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mattod.2019.08.014

(691) Wu; G.; Berka, V.; Derry, P. J.; Mendoza, K.; Kakadiaris, E.; Roy, T.; Kent, T. A.; Tour, J. M.; Tsai, A.-L. “Critical Comparison of the Superoxide Dismutase-like Activity of Carbon Antioxidant Nanozymes by Direct Superoxide Consumption Kinetic Measurements,” ACS Nano 2019, 13, 11203-11213. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.9b04229

(690) Ye, R.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene at Fifteen,” ACS Nano 2019, 13, 10872-10878. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.9b06778

(689) Zhang, B.; Liu, Y.; Ren, M.; Li, W.; Zhang, X.; Vajtai, R.; Ajayan, P. M.; Tour, J. M.; Wang, L. “Sustainable Synthesis of Bright Green Fluorescent Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Quantum Dots from Alkali Lignin,” ChemSusChem 2019, 12, 4202-4210. DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201901693

(688) Ren; M.; Zhang, J.; Fan; M.; Ajayan, P. M.; Tour, J. M. “Li-breathing Air Batteries Catalyzed by MnNiFe/Laser-Induced Graphene Catalysts,” Adv. Mater. Interf. 2019, 6, 901035. DOI: 10.1002/admi.201901035

(687) Dimiev, A. M.; Shukhina, K.; Behabtu, N.; Pasquali, M.; Tour, J. M. “Stage Transitions in Graphite Intercalation Compounds: Role of the Graphite Structure,” J. Phys. Chem. C. 2019, J. Phys. Chem. C. 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b06726

(686) Apte, A.; Krishnamoorthy, A.; Hachtel, J. A.; Susarla, S.; Yoon, J.; Sassi, L. M.; Bharadwaj, P.; Tour, J. M.; Idrobo, J. C.; Kalia, R. K.; Nakano, A.; Vashishta, P.; Tiwary, C. S.; Ajayan, P. M. “Two-Dimensional Lateral Epitaxy of 2H (MoSe2) – 1T (ReSe2) Phases,” Nano Lett. 2019, 19, 6338-6345. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b02476.

(685) Tour, J. M. “Time Out—A Position Piece on Origin of Life Research,” Inference, 2019, 4. https://inference-review.com/article/time-out

(684) Liu, D.; Garcia-Lopez, V.; Gunasekera, R. S.; Nilewski, L. G.; Alemany, L. B.; Aliyan, A.; Jin, T.; Wang, G.; Tour, J. M.; Pal, R. “Near-Infrared Light Activates Molecular Nanomachines to Drill into and Kill Cells,” ACS Nano 2019, 13, 6813-6823. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.9b01556

(683) Stanford, M. G.; Li, J. T.; Chyan, Y.; Wang, Z.; Wang, W.; Tour, J. M. “Laser-Induced Graphene Triboelectric Nanogenerators,” ACS Nano 2019, 13, 7166-7174. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.9b02596

(682) Derry, P. J.; Nilewski, L. G.; Sikkema, W. K. A.; Mendoza, K.; Jalilov, A.; Berka, V.; McHugh. E. A.; Tsai, A.-L.; Tour, J. M.; Kent, T. A. “Catalytic Oxidation and Reduction Reactions of Hydrophilic Carbon Clusters with NADH and Cytochrome C: Features of an Electron Transport Nanozyme,” Nanoscale 2019, 11, 10791-10807. DOI: 10.1039/c9nr00807a

(681) Chyan, Y.; Cohen, J.; Wang, W.; Zhang, C.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene Art,” ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2019, 2, 3007-3011. DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.9b00391

(680) Salvatierra, R. V.; Tour, J. M. “Less is More,” Nature Nano. 2019. DOI: 10.1038/s41565-019-0430-1

(679) Nilewski, L.; Mendoza, K.; Jalilov, A. S.; Berka, V.; Wu, G.; Sikkema, W. K. A.; Metzger, A.; Ye, R.; Zhang, R.; Luong, D. X.; Wang, T.; McHugh, E.; Derry, P. J.; Samuel, E. L.; Kent, T. A.; Tsai, A.-L.; Tour, J. M. “Highly Oxidized Graphene Quantum Dots from Coal as Efficient Antioxidants,” ACS App. Mater. Interfac. 2019, 11, 16815-16821. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b01082

(678) Stanford, M. G.; Yang, K.; Chyan, Y.; Kittrell, C.; Tour, J. M. “Laser-Induced Graphene for Flexible and Embeddable Gas Sensors,” ACS Nano 2019 13, 3474-3482. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b09622

(677) Owuor, P. S.; Tsafack, T. ; Schara, S. ; Hwang, H. ; Jung, S. ; Salvatierra, R. V. ; Li, T. ; Susarla, S.; Ren, M. Q. ; Wei, B. Q. ; Vajtai, R. ; Tour, J. M. ; Lou, J. ; Tiwary, C. S. ; Ajayan, P. M. “Achieving Self-Stiffening and Laser Healing by Interconnecting Graphene Oxide Sheets with Amine-Functionalized Ovalbumin, Adv. Mater. Interf.,” 20185, 1800932. DOI : 10.1002/admi.201800932

(676) Zhang, C.; Yang, S.; Wu, J.; Liu, M.; Yazdi, S.; Ren, M.; Sha, J.; Zhong, J.; Nie, K.; Jalilov, A. S.; Li, Z.; Li, H.; Yakobson, B. I.; Wu, Q.; Ringe, E.; Xu, H.; Ajayan, P. M.; Tour, J. M. “Electrochemical CO2 Reduction with Atomic Iron-Dispersed on Nitrogen-Doped Graphene,” Adv. Energy Mater. 20188, 1703487. DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201703487

(675) Jin, T.; García-López, V.; Kuwahara, S.; Chiang, P.-T.; Tour, J. M.; Wang, G. “Diffusion of Nanocars on Air-Glass Interface.” J. Phys. Chem. C. 2018122, 19025-19036. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b05668

(674) Jin, T.; García-Lopez, V.; Chiang, P.-T.; Kuwahara, S.; Tour, J. M.; Wang, G. “Enhancing Photostability of Fluorescent Dye-Attached Molecular Machines at Air-Glass Interface Using Cyclooctatetraene,” J. Phys. Chem. C 2019123, 3011-3018. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b11592

(673) Luong, D. X.; Yang, K.; Yoon, J.; Singh, S. P.; Wang, T.; Arnusch, C. J.; Tour, J. M. “Laser-Induced Graphene Composites as Multifunctional Surfaces,” ACS Nano 201913, 2579-2586. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b09626

(672) Mendoza, K.; Derry, P. J.; Cherian, L.; Garcia, R.; Nilewski, L.; Goodman, J. C.; Mbye, L.; Robertson, C. S.; Tour, J. M.; Kent, T. “Improved Outcome with a Catalytic Carbon Nano-Antioxidant in Experimental Traumatic Brain Injury Complicated by Hypotension,” J. Neurotrauma 2019 36, 2139-2146.  https://doi.org/10.1089/neu.2018.6027

(671) Wang, T.; Salvatierra, R. V.; Tour, J. M. Detecting Li Dendrites in a Two-Electrode Battery System,” Adv. Mater. 2019 1807405. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201807405

(670) Molkentine, J. M.; Fujimoto, T. N.; Horvath, T. D.; Grossberg, A. J.; Garcia, C. J. G.; Deorukhkar, A.; de la Cruz Bonilla, M.; Lin, D.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Chan, W. K.; Lorenzi, P. L.; Piwnica-Worms, H.; Dantzer, R.; Tour. J. M.; Mason, K. A.; Taniguchi, C.M. “Enteral Activation of WR-2721 Mediates Radioprotection and Improved Survival from Lethal Fractionated Radiation,” Sci. Rep. 20199, 1949.  https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-37147-9.

(669) Ren, M; Zhang, J.; Tour, J. M. “Laser-Induced Graphene Hybrid Catalysts for Rechargeable Zn-Air Batteries,” ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 20192, 1460-1468. DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.8b02011

(668) Zhang, C.; Tour, J. M. “Atomic Approaches Towards Stability Nature Catalysis” Nature Catal. 20181, 900-902. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41929-018-0205-3

(667) Han, A.; Wang, T.; Owuor, P. S.; Hwang, S. H.; Cao Wang, C.; Sha, S.; Shen, L.; Yoon, J.; Wang, W.; Salvatierra, R. V.; Ajayan, P. M.; Shahsavari, R.; Lou, J.; Zhao, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Ultra-Stiff Graphene Foams as Three-Dimensional Conductive Fillers for Epoxy Resin,” ACS Nano 2018, 12, 11219-11228. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b05822

(666) Wang, T.; Wei, S.; Salvatierra, R. V.; Han, X.; Wang, Z.; Tour, J. M. “Tip-Sonicated Red Phosphorus-Graphene Nanoribbon Composite for Full Lithium-Ion Batteries,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, 10, 38936-38943.  DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b14073

(665) Salvatierra, R. V.; López-Silva, G. A.; Jalilov, A. S.; Yoon, J.; Wu, G.; Tsai, A.-L.; Tour, J. M. “Suppressing Li Metal Dendrites Through a Solid Li-Ion Backup Layer,” Adv. Mater. 2018, 1803869. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201803869

(664) Ye, R.; James, D. K.; Tour, J. M. “Laser-Induced Graphene. From Discovery to Translation,” Adv. Mater. 2019, 31, 1803621, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201803621

(663) Javed, H.; Luong; D. X.; Lee; C.-G.; Zhang; D.; Tour, J. M. ; Alvareza, A. J. J. “Efficient Removal of Bisphenol-A by Ultra-High Surface Area Porous Activated Carbon Derived from Asphalt,” Carbon 2018, 140, 441-448. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2018.08.038

(662) Han, X.; Ye, R.; Chyan, Y.; Wang, T.; Zhang, C.; Shi, L.; Zhang, T.; Zhao, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Laser-Induced Graphene from Wood Impregnated with Metal Salts and Use in Electrocatalysis,” ACS Appl. Nano Mater., 2018, 9, 5053-5061. DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.8b01163

(661) Ren, M.; Zhang, J.; Tour, J. M. “Laser-Induced Graphene Synthesis of Co3O4 in Graphene for Oxygen Electrocatalysis and Metal-Air Batteries,” Carbon 2018, 139, 880-887. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2018.07.051

(660) Ye, R.; James, D. K.; Tour, J. M. “Laser-Induced Graphene,” Acc. Chem. Res. 2018,51, 1609-1620. DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.8b00084

(659) Luong, D. X.; Subramanian, A. K.; Lopez Silva, G. A.; Yoon, J.; Cofer, S.; Yang, K.; Owuor, P. S.; Wang, T.; Wang, Z.; Lou, J.; Ajayan, P. M.; Tour, J. M. “Laminated Object Manufacturing of 3D Printed Laser-Induced Graphene Foams,” Adv. Mater. 2018, 1707416. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201707416

(658) Fabian, R. H.; Derry P.J.; Rea, H. C.; Dalmeida, W. V.; Nilewski, L. G.; Sikkema ,W. K. A.; Mandava, P.; Tsai, A.-L.; Mendoza, K.; Berka, V.; Tour, J. M.; Kent T. A. “Efficacy of Novel Carbon Nanoparticle Antioxidant Therapy in a Severe Model of Reversible Middle Cerebral Artery Stroke in Acutely Hyperglycemic Rats,” Front. Neurol. 2018, 9, 199. DOI: 10.3389/fneur.2018.00199

(657) Dimiev, A. M.; Khannanov, A.; Vakhitov, I.; Kiiamov, A.; Shukhina, K.; Tour J. M. “Revisiting the Mechanism of Oxidative Unzipping of Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes to Graphene Nanoribbons,” ACS Nano 2018, 12, 3985-3993. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b01617

(656) Ye, R.; Dong, J.; Wang, L.; Mendoza-Cruz, R.; Li, Y.; An, P.-F.; Yacamán, M. J.; Yakobson, B. I.; Chen, D.; Tour, J. M. “Manganese Deception on Graphene and Implications in Catalysis,” Carbon 2018,132, 623-631. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2018.02.082

(655) Zhang, J.; Ren, M.; Li, Y.; Tour, J. M. “In Situ Synthesis of Efficient Water Oxidation Catalysts in Laser-Induced Graphene,” ACS Energy Lett. 2018, 3, 677-683. DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.8b00042

(654) Singh, S.P.; Li, Y.; Zhang, J.; Tour, J. M.; Arnusch, C. J. “Sulfur-Doped Laser-Induced Porous Graphene Derived from Polysulfone-Class Polymers and Membranes,” ACS Nano 2018, 12, 289-297. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b06263

(653) Chyan, Y.; Ye, R.; Li, Y.; Singh, S. P.; Arnusch, C. J.; Tour, J. M. “Laser-Induced Graphene by Multiple Lasing: Toward Electronics on Cloth, Paper, and Food,” ACS Nano 2018, 12, 2176-2183. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b08539

(652) Ye, R.; Han, X.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Li, Y.; Zhang, C.; Jiang, B.; Martí, A. A.; Tour, J. M. “Laser-Induced Conversion of Teflon into Fluorinated Nanodiamonds or Fluorinated Graphene,” ACS Nano 2018, 12, 1083–1088. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b05877

(651) Hsu, C.-C.; Bagley, J. D.; Teague, M. L.; Tseng, W.-S.; Yang, K. L.; Zhang, Y.; Li, Y.; Li, Y.; Tour, J. M.; Yeh, N.-C. “High-Yield Single-Step Catalytic Growth of Graphene Nanostripes by Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition,” Carbon 2018, 129, 527-536. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2017.12.058

(650) Jalilov, A. S.; Li, Y.; Kittrell, C.; Tour, J. M. “Increased CO2 Selectivity of Asphalt-Derived Porous Carbon Through Introduction of Water Into Pore Space,” Nature Energy 2017, 2, 932-938. DOI: 10.1038/s41560-017-0030-y 

(649) Ribeiro, H.; Trigueiro, J. P. C.; Silva, W. M.; Woellner, C. F.; Owuor, P. S.; Chipara, A. C.; Lopes, M. C.; Tiwary, C. S.; Pedrotti, J. J.; Salvatierra, R. V.; Tour, J. M.; Chopra, N.; Odeh, I. N.; Silva, G. G.; Ajayan, P. M. “Hybrid MoS2/h-BN Nanofillers As Synergic Heat Dissipation and Reinforcement Additives in Epoxy Nanocomposites,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2019, 11, 24485-24492.  DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b09945

(648) Tour, J. M. “Are Present Proposals on Chemical Evolutionary Mechanisms Accurately pointing Toward First Life,” In Theistic Evolution, A Scientific Philosophical and Theological Critique, Moreland, J. P. Meyer, S. C.; Shaw, C.; Gauger, A. K.; Grudem, W. Eds. Crossway, Wheaton, IL, 2017, pp 165-191.

(647) Tour, J. M. “The Importance of Chiral-Induced Spin Selectivity,” Inference Internat. Rev. Sci. 2017, 3, http://inference-review.com/article/the-importance-of-ciss

(646) Xuan Duy, X. D.; Peng, Z.; Li, Y.; Zhang, J.; Ji, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Laser-Induced Graphene Fibers,” Carbon 2018, 126, 472-479. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2017.10.036

(645) Wang, T.; Salvatierra, R. S.; Jalilov, A. S.; Tian, J.; Tour, J. M. “Ultrafast Charging High Capacity Asphalt-Lithium Metal Batteries,” ACS Nano 2017, 11, 10761-10767. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b05874

(644) Rathinam, K.; Singh, S. P.; Li, Y.; Kasher, R.; Tour, J. M.; Arnusch, C. J.  “Polyimide Derived Laser-Induced Graphene as Adsorbent for Cationic and Anionic Dyes,” Carbon 2017, 124, 515-524. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2017.08.079

(643) García-López ,V.; Chen, F.; Nilewski, L. G.; Duret, G.; Aliyan, A.; Kolomeisky, A. B.; Robinson, J. T.; Wang, G.; Pal, R.; Tour, J. M. “Molecular Machines Open Cell Membranes,” Nature 2017, 548, 567-572. DOI: 10.1038/nature23657

(642) Owuor, P.S.; Park, O.-K.; Woellner, C. F.; Jalilov, A. S.; Susarla, S.;  Joyner, J.; Ozden, S.; Duy, L. X.; Salvatierra, R. V.; Vajtai, R.; Tour, J. M.; Lou, J.;  Galvão, D. S.; Tiwary, C. S.; Ajayan, P. M. “Lightweight Hexagonal Boron Nitride Foam for CO2 Absorption,” ACS Nano 2017, 11, 8944-8952. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b03291

(641) Tour, J. M. “An Open Letter to My Colleagues—Life Should Not Exist,” Inference Internat. Rev. Sci. 2017, 3, http://inference-review.com/article/an-open-letter-to-my-colleagues

(640) Nilewski, L. G.; Singh, M.; Baskin, D. S.; Tour, J. M.; Sharpe, M. A. “Transfer of Dyes and Drugs into Cells using EGFR-Targeted Nanosyringes,” ACS Chem. Neurosci. 2018, 9, 107–117.  DOI: 10.1021/acschemneuro.7b00138

(639) Zhang, J.; Zhang, C.; Sha, J.; Fei, H.; Li, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Efficient Water Splitting Electrodes Based on Laser-Induced Graphene,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 9, 26840–26847.  DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b06727

(638) Ye, R.; Chyan, Y.; Zhang, J.; Li, Y.; Han, X.; Kittrell, C.; Tour, J. M. “Laser-Induced Graphene Formation on Wood,” Adv. Mater. 2017, 1702211-1-7. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201702211

(637) Gao, C.; Kim, N. D.; Salvatierra, R. V.; Lee, S.-K.; Li, L.; Li, Y.; Sha, J.; Silva, G. A. L.; Fei, H.; Xie, E.; Tour, J. M. “Germanium On Seamless Graphene Carbon Nanotube Hybrids for Lithium Ion Anodes,” Carbon 2017, 123, 433-439. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2017.07.081.

(636) Simpson, G. J.; García-López, V.; Petermeier, P.; Grill, L.; Tour, J. M. “How to Build and Race a Fast Nanocar,” Nature Nanotechnol. 2017, 12, 604-606. DOI: DOI:10.1038/nnano.2017.137

(635) Zhang, C.; Sha, J.; Fei, H.; Liu, M.; Yazdi, S.; Zhang, J.; Zhong, Q.; Zou, X.; Zhao, N.; Yu, H.; Jiang, Z.; Ringe, E.; Yakobson, B. I.; Dong, J.; Chen, D.; Tour, J. M. “Single-Atomic Ruthenium Catalytic Sites on Nitrogen-Doped Graphene for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Acidic Medium,” ACS Nano 2017, 11, 6930-6941. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b02148

(634) Sikkema, W. K. A.; Metzger, A. B.; Wang, T; Tour, J. M. “Physical and Electrical Characterization of TexasPEG: An Electrically Conductive Neuronal Scaffold,” Surg. Neurol. Int. 2017, 8, 84. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/sni.sni_361_16

(633) Sha, J.; Li, Y.; Salvatierra, R. V.; Wang, T.; Dong, P.; Ji, Y.; Lee, S.-K.; Zhang, C.; Zhang, J.; Smith, R. H.; Ajayan, P. M.; Lou, J.; Zhao, N.; Tour, J. M. “Three-Dimensional Printed Graphene Foams,” ACS Nano 2017, 6860-6867. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b01987

(632) García-López, V.; Alemany, L. B.; Chiang, P.-T.; Sun, J.; Chu, P.-L.; Angel A. Martí, A. A.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of light-driven motorized nanocars for linear trajectories and their detailed NMR structural determination,” Tetrahedron 2017, 4864-4873. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2017.05.063

(631) Singh, S. P.; Li, Y.; Be’er, A.; Oren, Y.; Tour, J. M.; Arnusch, C. J. “Laser-Induced Graphene Layers and Electrodes Prevents Microbial Fouling and Exerts Antimicrobial Action,” ACS App. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 9, 18238-18247. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b04863

(630) Raji, A.-R. O.; Salvatierra, R. V.; Kim, N. D.; Fan, X.; Li, Y.; Silva, G. A. L.; Sha, J.; Tour, J. M. “Lithium Batteries with Nearly Maximum Metal Storage,” ACS Nano 2017, 11, 6362-6369. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b02731.

(629) Li, Y.; Luong, D. X.; Zhang, J.; Tarkunde, Y. R.; Kittrell, C.; Sargunaraj, F.; Ji, Y.; Arnusch, C. J.; Tour, J. M. “Laser-Induced Graphene in Controlled Atmospheres: From Superhydrophilic to Superhydrophobic Surfaces,” Adv. Mater. 2017, 1700496. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201700496

(628) Ozden, S.; Tsafack, T.; Owuor, P. S.; Jalilov, A. S.; Li, Y.; Vajtai, R.; Tiwary, C. S.; Lou, J.; Tour, J. M.; Mohite, A. D.; Ajayan, P. M. “Chemically Interconnected Light-Weight 3D-Carbon Nanotube Solid Network”, Carbon 2017, 119, 142-149. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2017.03.086.

(627) Owuor, P. S.; Woellner, C. F.; Li, T.; Vinod, S.; Ozden, S.; Kosolwattana, S.; Bhowmick, S.; Duy, L. X.; Salvatierra, R. V.; Wei, B.; Asif, S. A. S.; Tour, J. M.; Vajtai, R.; Lou, J.; Galvão, D. S.; Tiwary, C. S.; Ajayan, P. M. “High Toughness in Ultra-Low Density Graphene Oxide Foam,” Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 1700030. DOI: 10.1002/admi.201700030

(626) Salvatierra, R. V.; Zakhidov, D.; Sha, J.; Kim, N. D.; Lee, S.-K.; Abdul-Rahman O. Raji, A.-R. O.; Zhao, N.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene Carbon Nanotube Carpets Grown Using Binary Catalysts for High-Performance Lithium-Ion Capacitors,” ACS Nano 2017 11, 2724-2733. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b07707. 

(625) Yang, Y.; Kim, N. D.; Varshney, V.; Sihn, S.; Li, Y.; Roy, A. K.; Tour, J. M.; Lou, J. “In situ mechanical investigation of carbon nanotube–graphene junction in three-dimensional carbon nanostructures,” Nanoscale 2017, 9, 2916-2924 DOI: 10.1039/c6nr09897e

(624) Sha, J.; Salvatierra, R. V.; Dong, P.; Li, Y.; Lee, S.-K.; Wang, T.; Zhang, C.; Zhang, J.; Ji, Y.; Ajayan, P. M.; Lou, J.; Zhao, N.; Tour, J. M. “Three-Dimensional Rebar Graphene,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 2017, 9, 7376-7384. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b12503

(623) Jalilov, A. S.; Nilewski, L. G.; Berka, V.; Zhang, C.; Yakovenko, A. A.; Wu, G.; Kent, T. A.; Tsai, A.-L.; Tour, J. M. “Perylene Diimide as a Precise Graphene-Like Superoxide Dismutase Mimetic,” ACS Nano 2017, 11, 2024-2032 DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b08211

(622) Qi, L.; ShamsiJazeyi, H.; Ruan, G.; Mann, J. A.; Lin, Y.-H.; Song, C.; Ma, Y.; Wang, L.; Tour, J. M.; Hirasaki, H. J.; Verduzco, R. “Segregation of Amphiphilic Polymer-Coated Nanoparticles to Bicontinuous Oil/Water Microemulsion Phases,” Energy Fuels 2017, 31, 1339-1346. DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.6b02687 DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.6b02687

(621) Ye, R.; Liu, Y.; Peng, Z.; Wang, T.; S. Jalilov, A. S.; Yakobson, B. I.; Wei, S.-H.; Tour, J. M. “High Performance Electrocatalytic Reaction of Hydrogen and Oxygen on Ruthenium Nanoclusters,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 2017, 9, 3785-3791. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b15725

(620) Khannanova, A.; Nekljudova, V. V.; Gareeva, B.; Kiiamova, A.; Tour , J. M.;  Dimiev, A. M. “Oxidatively Modified Carbon as Efficient Material for Removing Radionuclides from Water,” Carbon 2017, 115, 394-401. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2017.01.025

(619) Fan, X.; Liu, Y.; Peng, Z.; Zhang, Z.; Zhou, H.; Zhang, X.; Yakobson, B. I.; Goddard III, W. A.; Guo, X.; Hauge, R. H.; Tour, J. M. ” Atomic H-Induced Mo2C Hybrid as an Active and Stable Bifunctional Electrocatalyst,” ACS Nano 2017, 11, 384-394. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b06089

(618) Tour, J. M. “Chiral Induced Spin Selectivity,” An Overview. Inference Internat. Rev. Sci. 2016, 2, http://inference-review.com/article/chiral-induced-spin-selectivity

(617) Romanchuk, A. Y.; Kuzenkova, A. S.; Slesarev, A. S.; Tour, J. M.; Kalmykov, S. N. “Cs(I) and Sr(II) Sorption Onto Graphene Oxide,” Solv. Extract. Ion Exch. 2016, 34, 594-602. DOI: 10.1080/07366299.2016.1245067

(616) Inoue, T.; Griffin, D. M.; Huq, R.; Samuel , E. L. G.; Ruano, S. H.; Stinnett, G.; Majid, T. J.; Beeton, C.; Tour, J. M.; Pautler, R. G. “Characterization of a Novel MR-Detectable Nanoantioxidant that Mitigates the Recall Immune Response,” NMR Biomed. 2016, 29, 1436–1444. DOI: 10.1002/nbm.3565

(615) Smith, M. K.; Luong, D. X.; Bougher, T. L.; Kalaitzidou, K.; Tour, J. M.; Cola, B. A. “Thermal Conductivity Enhancement of Laser Induced Graphene Foam Upon P3HT Infiltration,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 2016, 109, 253107-1-5.  DOI: 10.1063/1.4972790

(614) Jiang, C.; Peng, Z.; de los Reyes, C.; Young, C. C.; Tsentalovich, D.; Jamali, V.; Ajayan, P. M.; Tour, J. M.; Pasquali, Martí, A. A. “Increased Solubility and Fiber Spinning of Graphenide Dispersions Aided by Crown-Ethers,” Chem. Commun. 2016, 53, 1498-1501. DOI: 10.1039/C6CC09623A

(613) Jin, T.; García-Lopez, G.; Chen, F.; Tour, J. M.; Wang, G. “Imaging Single Molecular Machines Attached with Two BODIPY Dyes at the Air-Solid Interface: High Probability of Single-Step-Like Photobleaching and Nonscaling Intensity,” J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120, 26522-26531. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b07518

(612) Saywell, A.; Bakker, A.; Mielke, J.; Kumagai, T.; Wolf, M.; García-Lopez, V.; Chiang, P.-T.; Tour, J. M; Grill, L.” Light-Induced Translation of Motorized Molecules on a Surface,” ACS Nano 2016,10, 10945-10952. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b05650

(611) Huq, R.; Samuel, E. L. G.;  Sikkema, W. K. A.; Nilewski, L. G.; Lee, T.; Tanner, M. R.; Khan, F. S.; Porter, P. C.; Tajhya, R. B.; Patel, R. S.; Inoue, T.; Pautler, R. G.; Corry, D. B.; Tour, J. M.; Beeton, C.  “Preferential Uptake of Antioxidant Carbon Nanoparticles by T Lymphocytes for Immunomodulation,” Scientific Rep. 2016, 6, 33808. DOI: 10.1038/srep33808

(610) Kim, C.; Sikkema, W. K. A.; Hwang, I.; Oh, H., Kim, U. J.; Lee, B. H.; Tour, J. M. “Spinal Cord Fusion with PEG-GNRs (TexasPEG): Neurophysiological Recovery in 24 Hours in Rats,” Surg. Neurol. Int. 2016, 7, S632-S636. DOI:10.4103/2152-7806.190475

(609) Palejwala, A.H.; Fridley, J.S.; Mata, J.A.; Samuel, E.L.G.; Luerssen, T.G.; Perlaky, L.; Kent, T.A.; Tour, J.M.; Jea, A. “Biocompatibility of Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanoscaffolds Following Acute Spinal Cord Injury in Rats,” Surg. Neurol. Int. 2016, 7, 75. DOI:10.4103/2152-7806.188905

(608) Jalilov, A. S.; Li, Y.; Tian, J.; Tour, J. M. “Ultra-High Surface Area Activated Porous Asphalt for CO2 Capture through Competitive Adsorption at High Pressures,” Adv. Energy Mater. 2016, 1600693-1-7.  DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201600693

(607) Salvatierra, R. V.; Raji, A.-R. O.; Lee, S.-K.; Li, L.; Tour, J. M. “Silicon Nanowires and Lithium Cobalt Oxide Nanowires in Graphene Nanoribbon Papers for Full Lithium Ion Battery,” Adv. Energy Mater. 2016, 1600693-1-7. DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201600918

(606) Wijeratne, S. S.; Penev, E. S.; Lu, W.; Li, J.; Duque, A. L.; Yakobson, B. I.; Tour, J. M.;  Kiang, C.-H. “Detecting the Biopolymer Behavior of Graphene Nanoribbons in Aqueous Solution,” Scientific Rep. 2016, 6, 31174. DOI:10.1038/srep31174

(605) Ji, Y.; Yang, Y.; Lee, S.-K.; Ruan; G.; Kim; T.-W.; Fei, H.; Lee, S.-H.; Kim, D.-Y.; Yoon, J.; Tour, J. M. “Flexible Nanoporous WO3-xNonvolatile Memory Device,” ACS Nano 2016, 10, 7598–7603. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b02711.

(604) Li, L.; Gao, G.; Kovalchuk, A.; Peng, Z.; Ruan, G.; Yang, Y.; Fei, H.; Zhong, Q.; Li, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Sandwich Structured Graphene-Wrapped FeS-Graphene Nanoribbons with Improved Cycling Stability for Lithium Ion Batteries,” Nano Res. 2016, 2904-2911. DOI: 10.1007/s12274-016-1175-x

(603) Li; X.; Sha, J.; Lee, S.-K.; Li, Y.; Ji, Y.; Zhao, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Rivet Graphene,” ACS Nano 2016, 10, 7307–7313. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b03080

(602) Huang, K.; Saha, A.; Dirian, K.; Jiang, C.; Chu, P.-L. E.; Tour, J. M.; Guldi, D. M.; Martí, A. A. “Carbon Nanotubes Dispersed in Aqueous Solution by Ruthenium(II) Polypyridyl Complexes,” Nanoscale 2016, 8, 13488-13497. DOI: 10.1039/c6nr02577c

(601) Jalilov, A. S.; Zhang, C.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Sikkema, W. K. A.; Wu, G.; Berka, V.; Kent, T. A.; Tsai, A.-L.; Tour, J. M. “Mechanistic Study of the Conversion of Superoxide to Oxygen and Hydrogen Peroxide in Carbon Nanoparticles,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8, 15086–15092. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b03502

(600) Tour, J. M. “Animadversions of a Synthetic Chemist,” A Critical Essay on Origin of Life Proposals, Inference Internat. Rev. Sci. 2016, 2, http://inference-review.com/article/animadversions-of-a-synthetic-chemist and “Two Experiments in Abiogenesis,” http://inference-review.com/article/two-experiments-in-abiogenesis

(599) Li, Y.; Ruan, G.; Jalilov, A. S.; Tarkunde, Y. R.; Fei, H.; Tour, J. M.  “Biochar as a Renewable Source for High-Performance CO2 Sorbent,” Carbon 2016, 107 344-351. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2016.06.010

(598) Chen, F.; García-Lopez, V.; Jin, T.; Neupane, B.; Chu,  P.-L. E. Tour, J.; Wang, G. “Moving Kinetics of Nanocars with Hydrophobic Wheels on Solid Surfaces at Ambient Conditions,” J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120, 10887?10894. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b01249

(597) Wang, T.; Yonghao Zheng, Y.; Raji, A.-R. O.; Li, Y.; Sikkema, W. K. A.; Tour, J. M. “Passive Anti-Icing and Active Deicing Films,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8, 14169–14173. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b03060

(596) Kim, N. D.; Metzger, A.; Hejazi, V.; Li, Y.; Kovalchuk, A.; Lee, S.-K.; Ye, R.; Mann, J. A.; Kittrell, C.; Shahsavari, R.; Tour, J. M. “Microwave Heating of Functionalized Graphene Nanoribbons in Thermoset Polymers for Wellbore Reinforcement,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8, ASAP.  DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b01756

(595) García-Lopez, V.; Jeffet, J.; Kuwahara, S.; Martí, A. A.; Ebenstein, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis and Photostability of Unimolecular Submersible Nanomachines: Toward Single-Molecule Tracking in Solution,” Org. Lett. 2016, ASAP.  DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b00506

(594) Li, L.; Zhong, Q.; Kim, N. D. Ruan, R.; Yang, Y.; Gao, C; Fei, H.; Li, Y.; Ji, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Nitrogen-Doped Carbonized Cotton for Highly Flexible Supercapacitors,” Carbon 2016, 105, XXXX. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2016.04.031

(593) Nadiv, R.; Shtein, M.; Buzaglo, M.; Peretz-Damari, S.; Kovalchuk, A.; Wang, T.; Tour, J. M.; Regev, O. “Graphene Nanoribbon-Polymer Composites: The Critical Role of Edge Functionalization,” Carbon 2016, 99, 444-450. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2015.12.039

(592) Jiang, J.; Li, Y.; Gao, C.; Kim, N. D.; Fan, X.; Wang, G.; Peng, Z.; Hauge, R. H.; Tour, J. M. “Growing Carbon Nanotubes from Both Sides of Graphene,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8, 7356-7362. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b12254

(591) Raji, A.-R. O.; Varadhachary, T.; Nan, K.; Wang, T.; Lin, J.; Ji, Y.; Genorio, B.; Zhu, Z.; Kittrell, C.; Tour, J. M. “Composites of Graphene Nanoribbon Stacks and Epoxy for Joule Heating and Deicing of Surfaces,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8, 3551-3555. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b11131

(590) Kim, N. D.; Li, Y.; Wang, G.; Fan, X.; Jiang, J.; Li, L.; Ji, Y.; Ruan, G.; Hauge, R. H.; Tour, J. M. “Growth and Transfer of Seamless 3D Graphene-Nanotube Hybrids,” Nano Lett. 2016, 16, 1287-1292. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b04627

(589) Sha, J.; Gao, C.; Lee, S.-K.; Li, Y.; Zhao, N.; Tour, J. M. “Preparation of Three-Dimensional Graphene Foams Using Powder Metallurgy Templates,” ACS Nano 2016, 10, 1411–1416. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b06857

(588) Ye, R.; Vicente, P. D. A.; Liu, Y.; Arellano-Jimenez, J.; Peng, Z.; Wang, T.; Li, Y.; Yakobson, B. I.; Wei, S.-H.; Yacaman, M. J.; Tour, J. M. “High-Performance Hydrogen Evolution from MoS2(1-x)Px Solid Solution,” Adv. Mater. 2016, 28, 1427–1432.  DOI: 10.1002/adma.201504866.

(587) Li, L.; Zhang, J.; Peng, Z.; Li, Y.; Gao, C.; Ji, Y.; Ye, R.; Kim, N. D.; Zhong, Q.; Yang, Y.; Fei, H.; Ruan, G.; Tour, J. M. “High-Performance Pseudocapacitive Microsupercapacitors from Laser Induced Graphene,” Adv. Mater. 2016, 28, 838–845. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201503333

(586) Dimiev, A. M.; Ceriotti, G.; Metzger, M.; Kim, N. D.; and Tour, J. M. “Chemical Mass Production of Graphene Nanoplatelets in ~100% Yield,” ACS Nano 2016, 10, 274–279. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b06840

(585) Gao, C.; Li, L.; Raji, A.-R. O.; Kovalchuk, A.; Peng, Z.; Fei, H.; He, Y.; Kim, N. D.; Zhong, Q.; Xie, E.; Tour, J. M.”Tin Disulfide Nanoplates on Graphene Nanoribbons for Full Lithium Ion Batteries,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2015, 7, 26549–26556. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b07768

(584) Singamaneni, S. R.; Tol, J. v.; Ye, R.; Tour, J. M. “Intrinsic and Extrinsic Defects in a Family of Coal-Derived Graphene Quantum Dots,” App. Phys. Lett. 2015107, 212402. DOI: 10.1063/1.4936204

(583) Kovalchuk; A. A.; Tour, J. M. “Tuning Electrical Conductivity of Inorganic Minerals with Carbon Nanomaterials,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2015, 7, 26079–26084. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b06941

(582) Kovalchuk, A.; Huang, K.; Xiang, C.; Martí, A.; Tour, J. M. “Luminescent Polymer Composite Films Containing Coal-Derived Graphene Quantum Dots,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2015, 7, 26063–26068. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b06057

(581) García-Lopez, ? V.; Chiang, P.-T.; Chen, F.; Ruan, G.; Martí, A. A.; Kolomeisky, A. B.; Wang, G.; Tour, J. M. “Unimolecular Submersible Nanomachines. Synthesis, Actuation, and Monitoring,” Nano Lett. 2015, 15, 8229–8239.  DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b03764

(580) Fei, H.; Dong, J.;   Arellano-Jimenez, M. J.;  Ye, G.; Kim, N. D.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Peng, Z.; Zhu, Z.; Qin, F.; Bao, J.; Yacaman, M. J.; Ajayan, P. M.; Chen, D.; Tour, J. M. “Atomic Cobalt on Nitrogen-Doped Graphene for Hydrogen Generation,” Nature Comm. 2015, 6, 8668, 1-8. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms9668

(579) Garcia-Lopez, V.; Chu, P.-L. E.; Chiang, P.-T.; Sun, J.; Marti, A. A.; Tour, J. M.  “Synthesis of a Light-Driven Motorized Nanocar,” Asian J. Org. Chem. 20154, 1308-1314. DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.201500325

(578) You, R.; Lu, W.; Shan, M.; Berlin, J. M.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Marcano, D. C.; Sun, Z.; Sikkema, W. K. A.; Yuan, X.; Song, L.; Hendrix, A. Y.; Tour, J. M.; Corry, D.; Kheradmand, F. “Nanoparticulate Carbon Black in Cigarette Smoke Induces DNA Cleavage and Th17-Mediated Emphysema,” eLife 2015, 1-20. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.09623.

(577) Lu, W.; You, R.; Yuan, X.; Yang, T.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Marcano, D. C.; Sikkema, W. K. A.; Tour, J. M.; Rodriguez, A.; Kheradmand, F.; Corry, D. B. “The MicroRNA MiR-22 Inhibits the Histone Deacetylase HDAC4 to Promote TH17 Cell–Dependent Emphysema,” Nature Immunology 2015, 16, 1185-1196.  DOI: 10.1038/ni.3292.

(576) Huang, H.; Ye, G.; Yang, S.; Fei, H.; Tiwary, C. S.; Gong, Y.; Vajtai, R.; Tour, J. M.; Wang, X.; Ajayan P. M. “Nanosized Pt Anchored Onto 3D Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Nanoribbons Towards Efficient Methanol Electrooxidation,” J. Mater. Chem. A. 2015, 3, 19696-19701. DOI: 10.1039/C5TA05372B

(575) Li, L.; Kovalchuk, A.; Fei, H.; Peng, Z.; Li, Y.; Kim, N. D.; Xiang, C.; Yang, Y.; Ruan, G.; Tour, J. M. “Enhanced Cycling Stability of Lithium Ion Batteries Using Graphene-Wrapped Fe3O4-Graphene Nanoribbons as Anode Materials,” Adv, Energy Mater. 2015, 5, 1500161-6. DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201500171

(574) Yang, Y.; Fei, H.; Ruan, G.; Li, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Vertically Aligned WS2Nanosheets for Water Splitting,” Adv. Funct. Mater. 2015, 25, 6199–6204.  DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201502479

(573) Yang, Y.; Fei, H.; Ruan, G.; Li, L.; Wang, G.; Kim, N. D.; Tour, J. M. “Carbon-Free Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction and Oxygen Evolution Reactions, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2015, 7, 20607–20611.  DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b04887

(572) Ye, R.; Peng, Z.; Wang, T.; Xu, Y.; Zhang, J.; Li, Y; Nilewski, L. G.; Lin, J.; Tour, J. M. “In Situ Formation of Metal Oxide Nanocrystals Embedded in Laser-Induced Graphene,” ACS Nano 2015, 9, 9244–9251.
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b04138

(571) Li, Z.; Ye, R.; Feng, R.; Kang, Y.; Zhu, X.; Tour, J. M.; Fang, Z. “Graphene Quantum Dots Doping of MoS2 Monolayers,” Adv. Mater. 2015, 27, 5235–5240. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201501888

(570) Wang, G.; Lee, J.-H.; Yang, Y.; Ruan, G.; Kim, N. D.; Ji, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Three-Dimensional Networked Nanoporous Ta2O5?x Memory System for Ultrahigh Density Storage,” Nano Lett. 2015, 15, 6009–6014. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b02190

(569) Aburto, R. R.; Alemany, L. B.; Weldeghiorghis, T. K.; Ozden,  S.; Peng, Z.; Lherbier, A.; Me´ndez, A. R. B. Tiwary, C. S.; Taha-Tijerina, J.; Yan, Z.; Tabata,  M.; Charlier, J.-C.; Tour, J. M.; Ajayan, P. M. “Chemical Makeup and Hydrophilic Behavior of Graphene Oxide Nanoribbons after Low-Temperature Fluorination,” ACS Nano 2015, 9, 7009–7018.
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(568) Nilewski, L. G.; Sikkema, W. K. A.; Kent, T. A.; Tour, J. M. “Editorial. Carbon nanoparticles and oxidative stress: could an injection stop brain damage in minutes?” Nanomedicine (Lond.) 2015, 10, 1677-1679.  DOI: 10.2217/NNM.15.51

(567) Yazdi, A. Z.; Chizari, K.; Jalilov, A.; Tour, J. M.; Sundararaj, U. “Helical and Dendritic Unzipping of Carbon Nanotubes: A Route to Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Nanoribbons,” ACS Nano 2015, 9, 5833–5845. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b02197

(566) Senyuk, B.; Behabtu, N.; Martinez, A.;  , Lee, T.; Tsentalovich, D. E.; Ceriotti, G.; Tour, J. M.; Pasquali, M.; Smalyukh, I. I“Three-Dimensional Patterning of Solid Microstructures Through Laser Reduction of Colloidal Graphene Oxide in Liquid-Crystalline Dispersions,” Nature Commun. 2015, 6, 7157.  DOI: 10.1038/ncomms8157

(565) Peng, Z.; Ye, R.; Mann, J. A.; Zakhidov, D.; Li, Y.; Smalley, P. R.; Lin, J.; Tour, J. M. ” Flexible Boron-Doped Laser-Induced Graphene Microsupercapacitors,” ACS Nano 2015, 9, 5868–5875. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b00436

(564) Godoy, J.; García-López, V.; Wang, L.-Y.; Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Link, S.; Martí, A. A.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of a Fluorescent BODIPY-tagged ROMP Catalyst and Initial Polymerization-Propelled Diffusion Studies,” Tetrahedron 2015, 71, 5965-5972. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2015.04.027

(563) Yang, Y.; Fei, F.; Ruan, G.; Tour J. M. “Porous Co-Based Thin Film as a Bifunctional Catalyst for Hydrogen Generation and Oxygen Generation,” Adv. Mater. 2015, 27, 3175-3180.   DOI: 10.1002/adma.201500894

(562) Abramova, V.; Slesarev, A. S.; Tour, J. M.  “Meniscus-Mask Lithography for Fabrication of Narrow Nanowires,” Nano Lett. 2015, 15, 2933–2937. DOI: 10.1021/nl504716u

(561) Fei, H.; Yang, Y.; Peng, Z.; Ruan, G.; Zhong, Q.; Li, L.; Samuel, E. L. G.;  Tour, J. M. “Cobalt Nanoparticles Embedded in Nitrogen-Doped Carbon for the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction ,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2015, 7, 8083–8087. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b00652

(560) Yazdi, A. Z.; Fei , H.; Ye , R.; Wang , G.; Tour , J. M.; Sundararaj, U. “Boron/Nitrogen Co-Doped Helically Unzipped Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes as Efficient Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction,”  ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015 7, 7786–7794. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b01067

(559) Ye, R.; Peng, Z.; Metzger, A.; Lin, J.; Mann, J. A.; Huang, K.; Xiang, C.; Fan, X.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Alemany, L. B.; Martí, A. A.; and Tour, J. M. “Bandgap Engineering of Coal-Derived Graphene Quantum Dots,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2015, 7, 7041–7048. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b01419

(558) Chien, A.-T., Liu, H. C.; Newcomb, B. A.; Xiang, C.; Tour, J. M.; Kumar, S. “Polyacrylonitrile Fibers Containing Graphene Oxide Nanoribbons,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2015, 7, 5281–5288. DOI: 10.1021/am508594p

(557) Gong, Y.; Fei, H.; Zou, X.; Zhou, W.; Yang, S.; Ye, G.; Liu, Z.; Peng, Z.; Lou, J.; Vajtai, R.; Yakobson, B. I.; Tour, J. M.; Ajayan, P. M. “Boron- and Nitrogen-Substituted Graphene Nanoribbons as Efficient Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction,” Chem. Mater. 2015 27, 1181–1186. DOI: 10.1021/cm5037502

(556) Fei, H.; Yang, Y.; Fan, X.; Wang, G.; Ruan, G.; Tour, J. M. “Tungsten-Based Porous Thin-Films for Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Generation,” J. Mater. Chem. A 2015, 3, 5798-5804. DOI: 10.1039/C4TA06938B

(555) Samuel, E. L. G.; Marcano; D. C.; Berka, V.; Bitner, B. R.; Wu, G; Potter, A.; Fabian, R. H.; Pautler, R. G.; Kent, T. A.; Tsai, A.-L.; Tour, J. M. “Highly Efficient Conversion of Superoxide to Oxygen Using Hydrophilic Carbon Clusters,” Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 2015, 112, 2343–2348. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1417047112

(554) Peng, Z.; Lin, J.; Ye, R.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Tour, J. M. “Flexible and Stackable Laser-Induced Graphene Supercapacitors,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2015, 7, 3414–3419. DOI: 10.1021/am509065d

(553) Jalilov, A. S.; Ruan, G.; Hwang, C.-C.; Schipper, D. E.; Tour, J. J.; Li, Y.; Fei, H.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Tour, J. M. “Asphalt-Derived High Surface Area Activated Porous Carbons for Carbon Dioxide Capture,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfac. 2015, 7, 1376–1382. DOI: 10.1021/am508858x

(552) Dong, P.; Zhu, Y.; Zhang , J.; Peng, C.; Yan, Z.; Li, L.; Peng, Z.; Ruan, G.; Xiao, W.; Lin, H.; Tour , J. M.; Lou, J. “Graphene on Metal Grids as the Transparent Conductive Material for Dye Sensitized Solar Cell,'” J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118, 25863–25868. DOI: 10.1021/jp505735j

(551) Li, Y.; Peng, Z.; Larios, E.; Wang, G.; Lin, J.; Yan, Z.; Ruiz-Zepeda, F.; Yacaman, M. J.; Tour, J. M. “Rebar Graphene from Functionalized Boron Nitride Nanotubes,” ACS Nano 2015, 9, 532–538. DOI: 10.1021/nn505792n

(550) Lin, J.; Peng, Z.; Liu, Y.; Ruiz-Zepeda, F.; Ye, R.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Yacaman, M. J.; Yakobson, B. I.; Tour, J. M. “Laser-Induced Porous Graphene Films from Commercial Polymers,” Nature Comm. 2014, 5:5714, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms6714

(549) Dong, P.; Zhu, Y.; Zhang, J.; Hao, F.; Wu, J.; Lei, S.; Lin, H.; Hauge, R. H.; Tour, J. M.; Lou, J. “Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes/Graphene Hybrid Electrode as a TCO- and Pt-Free Flexible Cathode for Application in Solar Cells,” J. Mater. Chem. 2014, 2, 20902-20907. DOI: 10.1039/c4ta05264a

(548) Yang, Y.; Fei, H.; Ruan, G.; Xiang, C.; Tour, J. M. “Efficient Electrocatalytic Oxygen Evolution on Amorphous Nickel-Cobalt Binary Oxides Nanoporous Layers.” ACS Nano 2014, 8, 9518-9523. DOI: 10.1021/nn503760c

(547) Fei, H.; Ye, R.; Ye, G.; Gong, Y.; Peng, Z.; Fan, X.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Ajayan, P. M.; Tour, J. M “Boron- and Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Quantum Dots/Graphene Hybrid Nanoplatelets as Efficient Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction,” ACS Nano 2014, 8, 10837-10843. DOI: 10.1021/nn504637y

(546) Yang, Y.; Fei, H.; Ruan, G.; Xiang, C.; Tour, J. M. “Edge-Oriented MoS2 Nanoporous Films as Flexible Electrodes for Hydrogen Evolution Reactions and Supercapacitor Devices,” Adv. Mater. 2014, 26, 8163-8168. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201402847

(545) Sinitskii , A.; Erickson , K. J.; Lu , W.; Gibb, A. L.; Zhi, C.; Bando, Y.; Golberg , D.; Zettl, A.; Tour, J. M. “High-Yield Synthesis of Boron Nitride Nanoribbons via Longitudinal Splitting of Boron Nitride Nanotubes by Potassium Vapor,” ACS Nano 2014, 8, 9867-9873, DOI: 10.1021/nn504809n

(544) Li, L.; Ruan, G.; Peng, Z.; Yang, Y.; Fei, H.; Raji, A.-R. O.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Tour, J. M. “Enhanced Cycling Stability of Lithium Sulfur Batteries Using Sulfur-Polyaniline-Graphene Nanoribbon Composite Cathodes,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2014, 6, 15033-15039. DOI: 10.1021/am5030116

(543) Samuel, E. L. G.; Duong, M. T.; Bitner, B. R.; Marcano, D. C.; Tour, J. M.; Kent, T. A. “Hydrophilic Carbon Clusters as Therapeutic, High-Capacity Antioxidants,” Trends Biotech. 2014 32, 501-505. DOI: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2014.08.005

(542) Lin, J.; Ji, H.; Swift, M. W.; Hardy, W. J.; Peng, Z.; Fan, X.; Nevidomskyy, A. H.; Tour, J. M. Natelson, D. “Hydrogen Diffusion and Stabilization in Single-Crystal VO2 Micro/Nanobeams by Direct Atomic Hydrogenation,” Nano Lett. 2014, 14, 5445-5451. DOI: 10.1021/nl5030694

(541) Raji, A.-R. O.; Salters, S.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Zhu, Y.; Volman, V.; Tour, J. M. “Functionalized Graphene Nanoribbon Films as a Radiofrequency and Optically Transparent Material,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2014, 6, 16661-16668 DOI: 10.1021/am503478w

(540) Yang, Y.; Li, L.; Ruan, G.; Fei, H.; Xiang, C.; Fan, X.; Tour, J. M. “Hydrothermally Formed Three-Dimensional Nanoporous Ni(OH)2 Thin-Film Supercapacitors,” ACS Nano 2014 8, 9622-9628. DOI: 10.1021/nn5040197

(539) Tour, J. M. “Seeds of Selective Nanotube Growth-News & Views,” Nature 2014, 512, 30-31. DOI: 10.1038/512030a

(538) Wang, G.; Yang, Y.; Lee, J.-H.; Abramova, V.; Fei, H.; Ruan, G.; Thomas, E. L.; Tour, J. M. ” Nanoporous Silicon Oxide Memory,” Nano Lett. 2014, 14, 4694–4699. DOI: 10.1021/nl501803s

(537) Yang, Y.; Peng, Z.; Wang, G.; Ruan, G.; Fan, X.; Li, L.; Fei, H.; Hauge, R. H.; Tour, J. M. “Three-Dimensional Thin Film for Lithium-Ion Batteries and Supercapacitors,” ACS Nano, 2014, 8, 7279–7287. DOI: 10.1021/nn502341x

(536) Li, L.; Kovalchuk, A.; Tour, J. M. “SnO2-Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanoribbons as Anodes for Lithium Ion Batteries with Enhanced Cycling Stability,” Nano Res. 2014, 7, 1319-1326. DOI: 10.1007/s12274-014-0496-x

(535) Zhou, H.; Zhu, J.; Liu, Z.; Yan, Z.; Fan, X.; Lin, J.; Wang, G.; Yan, Q.; Yu, T.; Ajayan, P. M.; Tour, J. M. “High Thermal Conductivity of Suspended Few-Layer Hexagonal Boron Nitride Sheets,” Nano Res., 2014, 7, 1232-1240. DOI: 10.1007/s12274-014-0486-z

(534) Hwang, C.-C.; Tour, J. J.; Kittrell, C.; Espinal, L.; Alemany, L. B.; Tour, J. M. “Capturing Carbon Dioxide as a Polymer from Natural Gas,” Nature Commun. 2014, 53961 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4961. Retraction: DOI: 10.1038/ncomms13456.

(533) Yang, Y.; Li , L.; Fei ,H.; Peng , Z.; Ruan , G.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene Nanoribbon/V2O5 Cathodes in Lithium-Ion Batteries,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2014, 6, 9590–9594, DOI: 10.1021/am501969m

(532) Fei, H.; Peng, Z.; Yang, Y.; Li, L.; Raji, A.-R. O.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Tour, J. M.”LiFePO4 Nanoparticles Encapsulated in Graphene Nanoshells for High-Performance Lithium-Ion Battery Cathodes,” Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 7117-7119. DOI: 10.1039/C4CC02123A

(531) Tour, J. M. “Layered Materials, Scaling Up Exfoliation-News and Views,” Nature Mater. 2014, 13, 545-546. DOI: 10.1038/nmat3961

(530) Dimiev, A. M.; Tour, J. M. “Mechanism of Graphene Oxide Formation,” ACS Nano 2014, 8, 3060–3068. DOI: 10.1021/nn500606a

(529) Yan, Z.; Peng, Z.; Tour, J. M. “Chemical Vapor Deposition of Graphene Single Crystals,” Acc. Chem. Res. 2014, 47, 1327–1337. DOI: 10.1021/ar4003043

(528) ShamsiJazeyi, H., Miller, C. A., Wong, M. S., Tour, J. M. and Verduzco, R. “Polymer-Coated Nanoparticles for Enhanced Oil Recovery,” J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2014, 131, 40576. DOI: 10.1002/app.40576

(527) Lin, J., Peng, Z., Wang, G., Zakhidov, D., Larios, E., Yacaman, M. J.; Tour, J. M. “Enhanced Electrocatalysis for Hydrogen Evolution Reactions from WS2 Nanoribbons,” Adv. Energy Mater. 2014, 1301875. DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201301875

(526) Wang , G.; Raji, A.-R. O.; Lee, J.-H.; Tour, J. M. “Conducting-Interlayer SiOx Memory Devices on Rigid and Flexible Substrates,” ACS Nano 2014, 8, 1410–1418. DOI: 10.1021/nn4052327

(525) Yang, Y.; Ruan, G.; Xiang, C.; Wang, G.; Tour, J. M. “Flexible Three-Dimensional Nanoporous Metal-Based Energy Devices,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 6187–6190. DOI: 10.1021/ja501247f

(524) Fei, H.; Peng, Z.; Li, L.; Yang, Y.; Lu, W.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Fan, X.; Tour, J. M. “Preparation of Carbon-Coated Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Dispersed on Graphene Sheets and Applications as Advanced Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries,” Nano Research 2014, 7, 502-510. DOI: 10.1007/s12274-014-0416-0

(523) Hwang, C.-C.; Ruan, G.; Wang, L.; Zheng, H.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Xiang, C.; Lu, W.; Kasper, W.; Huang, K.; Peng, Z.; Schaefer, Z.; Kan, A. T.; Martí, A. A.; Wong, M. S.; Tomson, M. B.; Tour, J. M. ” Carbon-Based Nanoreporters Designed for Subsurface Hydrogen Sulfide Detection,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2014, 6, 7652-7658. DOI: 10.1021/am5009584

(522) Kini, G. C.; Yu, J.; Wang, L.; Kan, A. T.; Biswala, S. L.; Tour, J. M. Tomson, M. B.; Wong, M. S. “Salt- and temperature-stable quantum dot nanoparticles for porous media flow,” Coll. Surf. A: Physicochem. Eng. Asp. 2014, 443, 492–500. DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2013.11.042

(521) Singamaneni, S. R.; Stesmans, A.; Tol, J.-v.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Tour, J. M. “Magnetic Defects in Chemically Converted Graphene Nanoribbons: Electron Spin Resonance Investigation,” AIP Advances 2014, 4, 047104. DOI: 10.1063/1.4870942

(520) Yan, Z.; Peng, Z.; Casillas, G.; Lin, J.; Xiang, C.; Zhou, H.; Yang, Y.; Ruan, G.; Raji, A.-R. O.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Hauge, R. H.; Yacaman, M. J.; Tour, J. M. “Rebar Graphene,” ACS Nano, 2014, 8, 5061-5068. DOI: 10.1021/nn501132n

(519) Yang, Y.; Fan, X.; Casillas, G.; Peng, Z.; Ruan, G.; Wang, G.; Yacaman, M. J.; Tour, J. M. “Three-Dimensional Nanoporous Fe2O3/Fe3C Graphene Heterogeneous Thin Films for Lithium-Ion Batteries,” ACS Nano 2014, 8, 3939-3946. DOI: 10.1021/nn500865d

(518) Yan, Z.; Liu, Y.; Ju, L.; Peng, Z.; Lin, J.; Wang, G.; Zhou, H.; Xiang, C.; Samuel, E. L. G.; Kittrell, C.; Artyukhov, V; Wang, F.; Yakobson, B. I.; Tour, J. M. “Large Hexagonal Bi- and Trilayer Graphene Single Crystals with Varied Interlayer Rotations,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 1565-1569. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201306317

(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: 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, 2014, 6, 298-304. DOI: 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. 2014, 24, 2044–2048. DOI: 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: 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: 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: 10.1021/nn404843n

(510) Tour, J, M. “Top-Down versus Bottom-Up Fabrication of Graphene-Based Electronics,” Chem. Mater. 2014, 26, 163-171. DOI: 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: 10.1021/am401859j

(508) James, D. K.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene: Powder, Flakes, Ribbons, and Sheets,” Acc. Chem. Res. 2013, 46, 2307–2318. DOI: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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. DOI: 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. DOI: 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. DOI: 10.1021/nl3034976

(486) Yan, Z.; 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. DOI: 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. DOI: 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. DOI: 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. DOI: 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. DOI: 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: 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. DOI: 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. DOI: 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. DOI: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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.DOI: 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. DOI: 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. DOI: 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. DOI: 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. DOI: 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. DOI: 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. DOI: 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: 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. DOI: 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. DOI: 10.1039/C2CC31407J

(461) Tour, J. M. “Genesis of Creativity,” ACS Nano, 2012, 6, 3649-3654. DOI: 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, Z.; 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. DOI: 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. DOI: 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: 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. DOI: 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. DOI: 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. DOI: 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. DOI: 10.1021/nl203512c

(453) Sinitskii, A; Tour, J. M. “Patterning Graphene Nanoribbons Using Copper Oxide Nanowires,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 2012, 100, 103106. DOI: 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. DOI: 10.1021/nn203969b

(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. DOI: 10.1021/am2012799

(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. DOI: 10.1021/am201153b

(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. DOI:10.1002/smll.201101528

(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. DOI: 10.1021/nl2014857

(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. DOI: 10.1021/am100128m

(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. DOI: 10.1021/cm200664g

(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. DOI: 10.1021/am201071h

(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. DOI: 10.1021/nn201252z

(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. DOI:10.1038/ncomms1577

(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. DOI: 10.1021/nn202923y

(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. DOI: 10.1021/nn202829y

(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. DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06418E

(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. DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/13/11/113004

(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. DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2011.09.006

(434) Tour, J. M. “Is graphene’s future in the hands of the chemist? A commentary.” Materials Today 2011, 14, 454. http://www.materialstoday.com/carbon/articles/s1369702111701973/

(433) Ruan, G.; Sun, Z.; Peng, Z.; Tour, J. M. “Growth of Graphene from Food, Insects, and Waste,” ACS Nano 20115, 7601-7607. DOI: 10.1021/nn202625c

(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 201149, 4890-4897. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2011.07.011

(431) Sun, Z.; James, D. K.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene Chemistry: Synthesis and Manipulation,” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 20112, 2425-2432. DOI: 10.1021/jz201000a

(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 20118, 6643-6650. DOI: 10.1021/nn2021293

(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 20118, 6472-6479. DOI: 10.1021/nn201696g

(428) Jin, Z.; Yao, J.; Kittrell, C.; Tour, J. M. “Large-Scale Growth and Characterizations of Nitrogen-Doped Monolayer Graphene Sheets,” ACS Nano20115, 4112-4117. DOI: 10.1021/nn200766e

(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 Phys20117, 616-620. DOI: 10.1038/nphys1991

(426) Yao, J.; Zhong, L.; Natelson, D.; Tour, J. M. “Intrinsic Resistive Switching and Memory Effects in Silicon Oxide,” Appl. Phys. A 2011102, 835-839. DOI: 10.1007/s00339-011-6267-6

(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. 20113, 129-134. DOI: 10.1021/am1011047

(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 20115, 1535-1540. DOI: 10.1021/nn1034845

(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 2011331, 1168-1172. DOI: 10.1126/science.1199183

(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. 201198, 083116-1-3. DOI: 10.1063/1.3559229

(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 20115, 968-974. DOI: 10.1021/nn102326c

(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. 201123, 923-925. DOI: 10.1021/cm1025188

(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. 201123, 935-939. DOI: 10.1021/cm1019553

(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. 2011133, 941-948. DOI: 10.1021/ja108277r

(417) Godoy, J.; Vives, G.; Tour, J. M. “Toward Chemical Propulsion: Synthesis of ROMP-Propelled Nanocars,” ACS Nano 20115, 85-90. DOI: 10.1021/nn102775q

(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. 20114, 505-509. DOI: 10.1039/C0EE00237B

(415) Ward, D. R.; Corley, D. A.; Tour, J. M.; Natelson, D. “Vibrational and Electronic Heating in Nanoscale Junctions,” Nature Nanotech. 20116, 33-38. DOI:10.1038/nnano.2010.240

(414) Berlin, J. M.; Tour, J. M. “Development of Novel Drug Delivery Vehicles,” Nanomedicine 20105, 1487-1489. DOI: 10.2217/nnm.10.121

(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 20104 , 7630-7636. DOI: 10.1021/nn102371z

(412) Rafiee, M. A.; Lu, W.; Thomas, A. V.; Zandiatashbar, A.; Rafiee, J.; Tour, J. M.; Koratkar, N. A. “Graphene Nanoribbon Composites,” ACS Nano 20104, 7415-7420. DOI: 10.1021/nn102529n

(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. 20116, 45-50. DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2010.249

(410) Yao, J.; Zhong, L.; Natelson, D.; Tour, J. M., “Making Memory Out of Silicon Oxide Filaments,” EE Times Europe, December 2010, p 11. http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1278385

(409) Sun, Z.; Yan, Z.; Yao, J.; Beitler, E.; Zhu, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Growth of Graphene from Solid Carbon Sources,” Nature 2010468, 549-552. DOI: 10.1038/nature09579

(408) Villagomez, C. J; Sasaki, T.; Tour, J. M.; Grill, L. “Bottom-up Assembly of Molecular Wagons on a Surface,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010132, 16848-16854. DOI: 10.1021/ja105542j

(407) Khatua, S.; Godoy, J.; Tour, J. M.; Link, S. “Influence of the Substrate on the Mobility of Individual Nanocars,” J. Phys. Chem. Lett20101, 3288-3291. DOI: 10.1021/jz101375q

(406) Zhu Y.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene Nanoribbon Thin Films Using Layer-by-Layer Assembly.” Nano Lett. 201010, 4356-4362. DOI: 10.1021/nl101695g

(405) Sinitskii, A.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene Electronics Unzipped,” IEEE Spectrum, November 2010, 30-33. http://spectrum.ieee.org/semiconductors/materials/graphene-electronics-unzipped

(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. 2010132, 15246-15251. DOI: 10.1021/ja105428d

(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. 201075, 6631-6643. DOI: 10.1021/jo101468u

(402) Jin, Z.; Nackashi, D.; Lu, W.; Kittrell, C.; Tour, J. M. “Decoration, Migration, and Aggregation of Palladium Nanoparticles on Graphene Sheets,” Chem. Mater201022, 5695-5699. DOI: 10.1021/cm102187a

(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. Soc2010132, 14730-14732. DOI: 10.1021/ja105426h

(400) Yao, J.; Sun, Z.; Zhong, L.; Natelson, D.; Tour, J. M. “Resistive Switches and Memories from Silicon Oxide,” Nano Lett201010, 4105-4110. DOI: 10.1021/nl102255r

(399) Tour, J. M.; Kittrell, C.; Colvin, V. L. “Green Carbon as a Bridge to Renewable Energy,” Nature Mater20109, 871-874. DOI: 10.1038/nmat2887

(398) Sinitskii, A.; Dimiev, A.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Tour, J. M. “Graphene Nanoribbon Devices Produced by Oxidative Unzipping of Carbon Nanotubes,” ACS Nano 20104, 5405-5413. DOI: 10.1021/nn101019h

(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 20104, 4621-4636. DOI: 10.1021/nn100975c

(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 20104, 4806-4814. DOI: 10.1021/nn1006368

(395) Salas, E. C.; Sun, Z.; Luttge, A.; Tour, J. M. “Reduction of Graphene Oxide via Bacterial Respiration,” ACS Nano 20104, 4852-4856. DOI: 10.1021/nn101081t

(394) Sinitskii, A.; Dimiev, A.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Tour, J. M. “Corrugation of Chemically Converted Graphene Monolayers on SiO2,” ACS Nano 20104, 3095-3102. DOI: 10.1021/nn100306r

(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 20104, 3063-3072. DOI: 10.1021/nn100170f

(392) Behabtu, N.; Lomeda, J. R.; Green, M. J.; Higginbotham, A. L.; Sinitskii, A.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Tsentalovich, D.; Parra-Vasquez, A. N. G.; A. Schmidt, J.; Kesselman, E.; Cohen, Y.; Talmon, Y.; Tour, J. M.; Pasquali, M. “Spontaneous High-Concentration Dispersions and Liquid Crystals of Graphene,” Nat. Nanotech20105, 406-411. DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2010.86

(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 20104, 2059-2069. DOI: 10.1021/nn100118m

(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 20104, 1949-1954. DOI: 10.1021/nn901899j

(389) Corley, D. A.; He, T.; Tour, J. M. “Two-Terminal Molecular Memories from Solution-Deposited C60 Films in Vertical Silicon Nanogaps,” ACS Nano 20104, 1879-1888. DOI: 10.1021/nn901566v

(388) Godoy, J.; Vives, G.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Highly Fluorescent BODIPY-Based Nanocars,” Org. Lett201012, 1464-1467. DOI: 10.1021/ol100108r

(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. Mater201020, 469-475. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.200901234

(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 1201057, 571-580. DOI: 10.1109/TED.2009.2039541

(385) Drezek, R. A.; Tour, J. M. “Is Nanotechnology Too Broad to Practice?” Nature Nanotech20105, 168-169. DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2010.37

(384) Sun, Z.; Kohama, S.; Zhang, Z.; Lomeda, J. R.; Tour, J. M. “Soluble Graphene Through Edge-Selective Functionalization,” Nano Res20103, 117-125. DOI: 10.1007/s12274-010-1016-2

(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. Interf20102, 15-18. DOI: 10.1021/am900666w

(382) Yong, V.; Tour, J. M. “Theoretical Efficiency of Graphene-Based Photovoltaics,” Small 20106, 313-318. DOI: 10.1002/smll.200901364

(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 Res20103, 138-145. DOI: 10.1007/s12274-010-1007-3

(380) Yao, J.; Jin, Z.; Zhong, L.; Natelson, D.; Tour, J. M. “Two-Terminal Nonvolatile Memories Based on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” ACS Nano20093, 4122-4126. DOI: 10.1021/nn901263e

(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,” Small20095, 2910-2915. DOI: 10.1002/smll.200901100

(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. Lett200995, 253108-1-3. DOI: 10.1063/1.3276912

(377) Vives, G.; Kang, J.; Kelly, K. F.; Tour, J. M. “Molecular Machinery: Synthesis of a Nanodragster,” Org. Lett200911, 5602-5605. DOI: 10.1021/ol902312m

(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 201048, 561-565. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2009.09.070

(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. 2009131, 15041-15048. DOI: 10.1021/ja905681a

(374) Zhu, Y.; Higginbotham, A. L.; Tour, J. M. “Covalent Functionalization of Surfactant-Wrapped Graphene Nanoribbons,” Chem. Mater. 200921, 5284-5291. DOI: 10.1021/cm902939n

(373) Higginbotham, A. L.; Lomeda, J. R.; Morgan, A. B.; Tour, J. M. “Graphite Oxide Flame-Retardant Polymer Nanocomposites,” App. Mater. Interfac. 20091, 2256-2261. DOI: 10.1021/am900419m

(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. 20099, 6470-6477 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19908551

(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. Chem200974, 7885-7897. DOI: 10.1021/jo901701j

(370) Sinitskii, A.; Tour, J. M. “Lithographic Graphitic Memories,” ACS Nano20093, 2760-2766. DOI: 10.1021/nn9006225

(369) Hamilton, C. E.; Lomeda, J. R.; Sun, Z. ; Tour, J. M.; Barron, A. R. “High-Yield Organic Dispersions of Graphene,” Nano Lett20099, 3460-3462. DOI: 10.1021/nl9016623

(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. 20098, 574-581. DOI: 10.1109/TNANO.2009.2021161

(367) Zhang, Z.; Sun, Z.; Yao, J.; Kosynkin, D. V.; Tour, J. M. “Transforming Carbon Nanotube Devices into Nanoribbon Devices,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009131, 13460-13463. DOI: 10.1021/ja9045923

(366) Doyle, C. D.; Tour, J. M. “Environmentally Friendly Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Molten Urea,” Carbon 200947, 3215-3218.

(365) Price, B. P.; Lomeda, J.; Tour, J. M. “Aggressively Oxidized Ultra-Short Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Having Oxidized Sidewalls,” Chem. Mater.200921, 3917-3923. DOI: 10.1021/cm9021613

(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. Mater200921, 3045-3047. DOI: 10.1021/cm901601g

(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. 2009131, 10023-10030. DOI: 10.1021/ja9002537

(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. Phys2009130, 164710-1-9. DOI: 10.1063/1.3118982

(361) Vasudevan, S.; Kapur, N.; He, T. Neurock, M.; Tour, J. M.; Ghosh, A. W. “Controlling Transistor Threshold Voltages Using Molecular Dipoles,” J. Appl. Phys2009105, 093703-1-4. DOI: 10.1063/1.3091290

(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 2009458, 872-826. DOI10.1038/nature07872;

(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. 200979, 165413-1 – 165413-5. DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.79.165413

(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 Nano20093, 351-356. DOI: 10.1021/nn800798a

(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. 2009131, 3934-3941. DOI: 10.1021/ja805721p

(356) Vives, G.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of Single-Molecule Nanocars,” Acc. Chem. Res. 200942, 473-487. DOI: 10.1021/ar8002317

(355) Vives, G.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of a Nanocar with Organometallic Wheels,” Tetrahedron Lett200950, 1427-1430. DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2009.01.042

(354) Lu, M.; Nolte, W. M.; He, T.; Corley, D. A.; Tour, J. M. “Direct Covalent Grafting of Polyoxometalates onto Si Surfaces,” Chem. Mater. 200921, 442-446. DOI: 10.1021/cm801998c

(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. DOI: 10.1155/2009/481270

(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. DOI: 10.1002/9780470429983.ch11

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja806633p

(350) Yao, J.; Zhong, L.; Natelson, D.; Tour, J. M. “Etching-Dependent Reproducible Memory Switching in Vertical SiO2 Structures” App. Phys. Lett.200893, 253101 DOI: 10.1063/1.3045951

(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. Mater200820, 4541-4546. DOI: 10.1002/adma.200703084

(348) Lu, M.; He, T.; Tour, J. M. “Surface Grafting of Ferrocene-Containing Triazene Derivatives on Si(100)” Chem. Mater200820, 7352-7355. DOI: 10.1021/cm8007182

(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. 2008130, 16201-16206. DOI: 10.1021/ja806499w

(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 Res20081, 412-419. DOI: 10.1007/s12274-008-8041-4

(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” Langmuir200824, 11523-11532. DOI: 10.1021/la802197u

(344) Li, Y.; Sinitskii, A.; Tour, J. M. “Electronic Two-Terminal Bistable Graphitic Memories” Nature Mater20087, 966-971. DOI:10.1038/nmat2331

(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. 2008130, 14227-14233. DOI: 10.1021/ja804164y

(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.200868, 3087-3092 DOI: 10.1016/j.compscitech.2008.07.004

(341) Vasudevan, S.; Kapur, N.; He, T.; Neurock, M.; Tour, J. M.; Ghosh, A. W. “Controlling Transistor Threshold Voltages Using Molecular Dipoles” Cond. Matt2008, 1-5. DOI: 10.1063/1.3091290

(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 2008112, 13215-13225. DOI: 10.1021/jp8023183

(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. DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.31671

(338) Sasaki, T.; Guerrero, J. M.; Tour, J. M. “The Assembly Line: Self-Assembling Nanocars” Tetrahedron200864, 8522-8529. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2008.05.074

(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., 20088, 1644-1648. DOI: 10.1021/nl080323+

(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. Soc2008130, 6795-6800. DOI: 10.1021/ja800198t

(335) Tour, J. M.; He, T. “The Fourth Element,” Nature 2008453, 42-43. DOI: 10.1038/453042a

(334) Akimov, A. V.; Nemukhin, A. V.; Moskovsky, A. A.; Kolomeisky, A. B.; Tour, J. M. “Molecular Dynamics of Surface-Moving Thermally Driven Nanocars,” J. Chem. Theory Comput. 20084, 652-656 DOI: 10.1021/ct7002594

(333) Sasaki, T.; Osgood, A. J.; Kiappes, J. L.; Kelly, K. F.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of a Porphyrin-Fullerene Pinwheel” Org. Lett. 200810, 1377-1380. DOI: 10.1021/ol7029917

(332) Sasaki, T.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of a New Photoactive Nanovehicle: Nanoworm” Org. Lett. 200810, 897-900. DOI: 10.1021/ol703027h

(331) Ward, D. R.; Halas, N. J.; Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M.; Wu, Y.; Nordlander, P.; Natelson, D. “Simultaneous Measurements of Electronic Conduction and Raman Response in Molecular Junctions” Nano Lett. 20088, 919-924. DOI: 10.1021/nl073346h

(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. 20083, 151-157. DOI10.1038/nnano.2008.34

(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. 200846, 1265-1277. DOI: 10.1002/pola.22468

(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. 2008128, 074705-1-5. DOI: 10.1063/1.2832306

(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.2008130, 1699-1710. DOI: 10.1021/ja0768789

(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. 200810, 229-232. DOI: 10.1021/ol702642r

(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,” ACSNano20082, 97-106. DOI: 10.1021/nn700294m

(324) Chen, B., Lu, M.; Flatt, A. K.; Maya, F.; Tour, J. M. “Chemical Reactions in Monolayer Aromatic Films on Silicon Surfaces” Chem. Mater200820, 61-64. DOI: 10.1021/cm070939k

(323) Morin, J.-F.; Sasaki, T.; Shirai, Y.; Guerrero, J. M.; Tour, J. M. “Synthetic Routes toward Carborane-Wheeled Nanocars,” J. Org. Chem200772, 9481-9490. DOI: 10.1021/jo701400t

(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. 2007111, 17804-17806. DOI: 10.1021/jp0712506

(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. 2007111, 17751-17754. DOI: 10.1021/jp070554p

(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. 2007111, 17206-17212. DOI: 10.1021/jp0750396

(319) Tour, J. M. “Nanotechnology: The Passive, Active and Hybrid Sides—Gauging the Investment Landscape from the Technology Perspective,” Nanotechnology Law and Business20074, 361-373. DOI: 10.1007/s11051-009-9729-4

(318) Tour, J. M. “ Nanotechnology. Thinking Small Enlarges Big Picture,” Science & Spirit Magazine2007, 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. http://bard.cm.utexas.edu/resources/Bard-Reprint/805.pdf

(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,” Small2007, 3, 1803-1810. DOI: 10.1002/smll.200600688

(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. DOI: 10.1021/jo070543s

(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. DOI: 10.1021/cm0710204

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja0745153

(311) Sasaki, T.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of a Dipolar Nanocar,” Tetrahedron. Lett. 2007, 48, 5821-5824. DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2007.06.080

(310) Sasaki, T.; Morin, J.-F.; Lu, M.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of a Single-Molecule Nanotruck,” Tetrahedron. Lett. 2007, 48, 5817-5820. DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2007.06.081

(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. DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2007.06.012

(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. DOI: 10.1021/cm070076v

(307) Ajayan, P. M.; Tour, J. M. “Nanotube Composites,” Nature 2007, 447, 1066-1068. DOI10.1038/4471066a

(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. DOI: 10.1126/science.1141316

(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. Edu2005, 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 Mater2007, 19, 291-300. DOI: 10.1021/cm062227k

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja0635433

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja065767r

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja063571l

(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. DOI: 10.1038/nmat1754

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja063451d

(296) Shira, Y.; Morin, J.-F.; Sasaki, T.; Guerrero, J.; Tour, J. M. “Recent Progress on Nanovehicles,” Chem. Soc. Rev. 2006, 35, 1043-1055. DOI: 10.1039/B514700J

(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. DOI: 10.1021/cm0607536

(294) Price, B. K.; Tour, J. M. “Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes’On Water’,” J. Am Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 12899-12904. DOI: 10.1021/ja063609u

(293) Byung-Chan, Y.; Shirai, Y.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of New Functionalized Azobenzenes for Potential Molecular Electronic Devices,” Tetrahedron 2006, 62, 10303-10310. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2006.08.069

(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. DOI: 10.1021/jp060228u

(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. DOI: 10.1021/cm060832h

(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. DOI: 10.1021/cm060817c

(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. DOI: 10.1002/smll.200600101

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja063283p

(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. DOI: 10.1021/nl061117+

(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. DOI: 10.1021/bm060391v

(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. DOI: 10.1116/1.2208994

(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 DOI: 10.1039/b518395b

(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 Monolayers,” Nano Lett. 2006, 6, 1303-1306. DOI: 10.1021/nl060731i

(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. DOI: 10.1016/j.aca.2005.12.032

(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. DOI: 10.1021/cm060020l

(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. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemphys.2005.11.030

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ol060445d

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja058514r

(275) James, D. K.; Tour, J. M. “Organic Synthesis and Device Testing for Molecular Electronics, ” Aldrichimica Acta 2006, 39, 47-56. https://www.sigmaaldrich.com/content/dam/sigma-aldrich/docs/SAJ/Brochure/1/j_acta37_2_molecular_electronics.pdf

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja055459d

(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. DOI: 10.1007/s11664-006-0196-8

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja055761m

(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. DOI: 10.1021/cm052204q

(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. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.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. DOI: 10.1038/nmat1526

(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. DOI: 10.1021/nl051219k

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja055787d

(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. DOI: 10.1021/nl051717t

(263) Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M. “Mechanistic Implications of the Assembly of Organic Thiocyanates on Precious Metals,” Chem. Mater. 2005, 17, 5684-5690. DOI: 10.1021/cm0510357

(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. DOI: 10.1021/nl051915k

(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. DOI: 10.1016/j.compscitech.2005.01.004

(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. DOI: 10.1021/jp044186q

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja053998c

(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. http://www.nsti.org/procs/Nanotech2004v3/2/T42.05

(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. DOI: 10.1116/1.1935528

(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. DOI: 10.1021/cm051104h

(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. DOI: 10.1116/1.1931687

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja051269r

(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. DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/16/7/030

(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. DOI: 10.1002/chem.200401198

(249) Jian, H.; Tour, J. M. “Preparative Fluorous Mixture Synthesis of Diazonium-Functionalized Oligo(phenylene vinylene)s,” J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70, 3396-3424. DOI: 10.1021/jo048051s

(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. DOI: 10.1021/cm047882b

(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. DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/16/6/022

(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. DOI: 10.1063/1.1874912

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja042828h

(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. DOI: 10.1021/cm0486161

(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. DOI: 10.1038/nmat1309

(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. DOI: 10.1021/jp046274g

(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. DOI: 10.1021/jp046274g

(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. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.93.266802

(239) James, D. K.; Tour, J. M. “Electrical Measurements in Molecular Electronics,” Chem. Mater. 2004, 16, 4423-4435. DOI: 10.1021/cm049648r

(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. DOI: 10.1021/nl048758u

(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. DOI: 10.1021/jp049442d

(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. DOI: 10.1063/1.1773915

(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. DOI: 10.1021/jp048134c

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja0472477

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja038622i

(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. DOI: 10.1021/jp0492366

(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. DOI: 10.1021/jp037728x 

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00105a013

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00105a045

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00121a001

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00094a060

(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. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4020(97)00977-0

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00089a067

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ma00086a062

(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. DOI: 10.1021/cm00039a013

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00064a083

(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. DOI:10.1016/S0040-4020(01)80765-1

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ma00086a062

(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. DOI: 10.1039/C39930001207

(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. DOI: 10.1002/anie.199413601

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00064a083

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00090a066

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ma00066a010

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00064a083

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ma00062a005

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00064a083

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00058a035

(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. DOI: 10.1002/adma.19930050110

(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. DOI: 10.1021/jo00051a047

(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. DOI: 10.1021/cm00023a031

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00046a051

(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. DOI: 10.1002/adma.19920040909

(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. DOI: 10.1021/jo00044a003

(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.  DOI:10.1016/0022-328X(92)83181-G

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00170a053

(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. DOI: 10.1021/cm00020a006

(26) Tour, J. M.; Wu, R. “Synthesis and UV-Visible Properties of Soluble a-Thiophene Oligomers. Monomer to Octamer”, Macromolecules 1992, 25, 1901-1907. DOI: 10.1021/ma00033a010

(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. DOI: 10.1063/1.42648

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ma00027a081

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00018a069

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00006a064

(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. DOI: 10.1021/cm00012a012

(17) Tour, J. M.; Pendalwar, S. L. “Selective Heterogeneous Palladium-Catalyzed Hydrogenations of Water-Soluble Alkenes and Alkynes”, Tetrahedron Lett. 1990, 31, 4719-4722. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(00)97715-3

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00170a053

(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. DOI: 10.1021/jo00298a013

(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.  DOI: 10.1021/ja00170a053

(13) Tour, J. M.; Bedworth, P.; Wu, R. “A Zirconium-Promoted Methylenation of Aldehydes, Ketones, and Enones” Tetrahedron Lett. 1989, 30, 3927-3930. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(00)99286-4

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00191a035

(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. DOI: 10.1021/jo00263a042

(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. DOI:10.1016/S0040-4039(00)82444-2

(9) Trost, B. M.; Tour, J. M. “A Metal Catalyzed Enallene Cyclization” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1988, 110, 5231-5233. DOI: 10.1021/ja00223a074

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00224a025

(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. DOI: 10.1021/jo00239a054

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00251a036

(5) Negishi, E.; Tour, J. M. “Complete Reversal of Regiochemistry in Cyclic Acylpalladation. Novel synthesis of Quinones” Tetrahedron Lett. 1986, 27, 4869-4872. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(00)85084-4

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00312a095

(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. DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(00)95873-8

(2) Negishi, E.; King, A. O.; Tour, J. M. “Conversion of Methyl Ketones Into Terminal Alkynes” Org. Synth. 1985, 64, 1-6. DOI: 10.1002/0471264180.os064.06

(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. DOI: 10.1021/ja00358a043