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2024

Electrochemical Doping of Two-Dimensional Superatomic Materials

Shoushou He, Jessica Yu, William D. H. Stinson, Claire A. Looney, Saya Okuno, Andrew C. Crowther, Daniel V. Esposito, Michael L. Steigerwald*, Xavier Roy*, and Colin Nuckolls*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2024

Long-Range Gating in Single-Molecule One-Dimensional Topological Insulators

Liang Li, Shayan Louie, Nicholas M. Orchanian, Colin Nuckolls*, and Latha Venkataraman*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2024, 146 (24), 16920-16925

Linker-Derived Contortion Controls Performance in Organic Polymer Pseudocapacitors

Jesse Gray, Victoria A. Posey, Nicholas M. Orchanian, Zexin Jin, Michael L. Steigerwald*, Xavier Roy*, and Colin Nuckolls*

Chem. Mat. 2024, 36 (9) 4861-4867

Spin-Polarized Charge Separation at Two-Dimensional Semiconductor/Molecule Interfaces

Yufeng Liu, Taketo Handa, Nicholas Olsen, Colin Nuckolls, and Xiaoyang Zhu*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2024, 146 (14), 10052-10059

Air-Stable Perylene Diimide Trimer Material for N-Type Organic Electrochemical Transistors

Tung Nguyen-Dang, Si Tong Bao, Chokchai Kaiyasuan, Kunyu Li, Sangmin Chae, Ahra Yi, Syed Joy, Kelsey Harrison, Jae Young Kim, Francesca Pallini, Luca Beverina, Kenneth R. Graham, Colin Nuckolls, and Thuc-Quyen Nguyen*

Adv. Mater. 2024, 36 (24) 2312254

Short-Form Videos as an Emerging Social Media Tool for STEM Edutainment

Claudia R. Prindle, Nicholas M. Orchanian, Latha Venkataraman*, and

Colin Nuckolls*

J. Chem. Educ. 2024, 101, 3, 1319–1324

Effective Gating in Single-Molecule Junctions through Fano Resonances

Claudia R. Prindle, Wanzhuo Shi, Liang Li, Jesper Dahl Jensen, Bo W. Laursen, Michael L. Steigerwald, Colin Nuckolls*, and Latha Venkataraman*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2024, 146, 6, 3646–3650

Electron and Spin Delocalization in [Co6Se8(PEt3)6]0/+1 Superatoms

Yunyao Xu, Jia Chen, Alexander P. Aydt, Lichirui Zhang, Ivan Sergeyev, Eric G. Keeler, Bonnie Choi, Shoushou He, David R. Reichman, Richard A. Friesner, Colin Nuckolls, Michael L. Steigerwald, Xavier Roy*, and Ann E. McDermott*

ChemPhysChem. 2024, 25 (2),

e202300064

Synthesis and Physical Properties of Doubly-Annulated [10]Cycloparaphenylene

Liansheng Sun, Eiichi Kayahara*, Tohru Nishinaga, Melissa Ball, Daniel Paley, Colin Nuckolls, and Shigeru Yamago*

Bulletin of the Chemical

Society of Japan, 2024, 97 (1), uoad011

Near-Infrared, Organic Chiroptic Switch with High Dissymmetry Factors

 Si Tong Bao, Shayan Louie, Haoyu Jiang, Qifeng Jiang, Shantao Sun, Michael L. Steigerwald, Colin Nuckolls*, and Zexin Jin*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2024, 146, 1, 51–56

2023

Functional Monolayers on a Superatomic Pegboard

Shoushou He, Saya Okuno, Fay W. Ng, Xueqi Pang, Daniel V. Esposito, Nicholas M. Orchanian*, Michael L. Steigerwald*, Xavier Roy*, and Colin Nuckolls*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 15, 8314–8318

Designing Long and Highly Conducting Molecular Wires with Multiple Nontrivial Topological States

Liang Li, Colin Nuckolls, and Latha Venkataraman*

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2023, 14, 22, 5141–5147

Radical Single-Molecule Junctions

Liang Li, Claudia R. Prindle, Wanzhuo Shi, Colin Nuckolls*, and Latha Venkataraman*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 33, 18182–18204

Interplay between Local Moment and Itinerant Magnetism in the Layered Metallic Antiferromagnet TaFe1.14Te3

 Sae Young Han, Evan J. Telford*, Asish K. Kundu, Sylvia J. Bintrim, Simon Turkel, Ren A. Wiscons, Amirali Zangiabadi, Eun-Sang Choi, Tai-De Li, Michael L. Steigerwald, Timothy C. Berkelbach, Abhay N. Pasupathy, Cory R. Dean, Colin Nuckolls, and Xavier Roy*

Nano Lett. 2023, 23, 22, 10449–10457

Topological Radical Pairs Produce Ultrahigh Conductance in Long Molecular Wires

Liang Li, Shayan Louie, Austin M. Evans, Elena Meirzadeh, Colin Nuckolls*, and Latha Venkataraman*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 4, 2492–2498

Characterizing the Conformational Free-Energy Landscape of RNA Stem-Loops Using Single-Molecule Field-Effect Transistors

Sukjin S. Jang, Sarah Dubnik, Jason Hon, Björn Hellenkamp, David G. Lynall, Kenneth L. Shepard, Colin Nuckolls*, and Ruben L. Gonzalez Jr.*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 1, 402–412

Electric fields drive bond homolysis

Boyuan Zhang, Cedric Schaack, Claudia R. Prindle, Ethan A. Vo,  Miriam Aziz, Michael L. Steigerwald, Timothy C. Berkelbach*,Colin Nuckolls*, and Latha Venkataraman*

Chem. Sci., 2023,14, 1769-1774 

A few-layer covalent network of fullerenes

Elena Meirzadeh, Austin M. Evans, Mehdi Rezaee, Milena Milich, Connor J. Dionne, Thomas P. Darlington, Si Tong Bao, Amymarie K. Bartholomew, Taketo Handa, Daniel J. Rizzo, Ren A. Wiscons, Mahniz Reza, Amirali Zangiabadi, Natalie Fardian-Melamed, Andrew C. Crowther, P. James Schuck, D. N. Basov, Xiaoyang Zhu, Ashutosh Giri, Patrick E. Hopkins, Philip Kim, Michael L. Steigerwald*, Jingjing Yang*, Colin Nuckolls*, and Xavier Roy*

Nature, 2023, 613 (7942) 71-76

Anisotropically Fused Clusters Form a 2D Superatomic Sheet Exhibiting Polarized Light Emission

Taketo Handa, Petra Shih, Christie S. Koay, Colin Nuckolls*, Xavier Roy*, Timothy C. Berkelbach*, and Xiaoyang Zhu*

J. Phys. Chem. C 2023, 127, 3, 1519–1526

Comparison of the Cannabinoid and Terpene Profiles in Commercial Cannabis from Natural and Artificial Cultivation

Fereshteh Zandkarimi, John Decatur, John Casali, Tina Gordon, Christine Skibola, Colin Nuckolls*

Molecules, 2023, 28(2), 833

Coaxially Conductive Organic Wires Through Self-Assembly

Shayan Louie, Yu Zhong, Si Tong Bao, Cedric Schaack, Alvaro Montoya, Zexin Jin, Nicholas M. Orchanian, Yang Liu, Wenrui Lei, Kelsey Harrison, James Hone, Alexander Angerhofer, Austin M. Evans*, and Colin P. Nuckolls*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 9, 4940–4945

Fusing perylene diimide with helicenes

Chirality 2023, 1-17

2022

Controlling Ligand Coordination Spheres and Cluster Fusion in Superatoms

Douglas A. Reed, Taylor J. Hochuli, Natalia A. Gadjieva, Shoushou He, Ren A. Wiscons, Amymarie K. Bartholomew, Anouck M. Champsaur, Michael L. Steigerwald,* Xavier Roy,* and Colin Nuckolls*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 1, 306–313

Site-Selective Surface Modification of 2D Superatomic Re6Se8

Shoushou He, Austin M. Evans, Elena Meirzadeh, Sae Young Han, Jake C. Russell, Ren A. Wiscons, Amymarie K. Bartholomew, Douglas A. Reed, Amirali Zangiabadi, Michael L. Steigerwald,* Colin Nuckolls,* and Xavier Roy*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 1, 74–79

Superatom Regiochemistry Dictates the Assembly and Surface Reactivity of a Two-Dimensional Material

Amymarie K. Bartholomew, Elena Meirzadeh, Ilana B. Stone, Christie S. Koay, Colin Nuckolls, Michael L. Steigerwald, Andrew C. Crowther, and Xavier Roy*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 3, 1119–1124

High-Performance Organic Electronic Materials by Contorting Perylene Diimides

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 1, 42–51

Interfacial Electric Fields Catalyze Ullmann Coupling Reactions on Gold Surfaces

Ilana B. Stone, Rachel L. Starr, Norah Hoffmann, Xiao Wang, Austin M. Evans, Colin Nuckolls, Tristan H. Lambert, Michael L. Steigerwald, Timothy C. Berkelbach,* Xavier Roy,* and Latha Venkataraman* 

Chem. Sci., 2022,13, 10798-10805

Expanded [23]-Helicene with Exceptional Chiroptical Properties via an Iterative Ring-Fusion Strategy

Gavin R. Kiel, Harrison M. Bergman, Adrian E. Samkian, Nathaniel J. Schuster, Rex C. Handford, August J. Rothenberger, Rafael Gomez-Bombarelli, Colin Nuckolls, and T. Don Tilley*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 51, 23421–23427

Coupling between Magnetic Order and Charge Transport in a Two-dimensional Magnetic Semiconductor

Evan J. Telford, Avalon H. Dismukes, Raymond L. Dudley, Ren A. Wiscons, Kihong Lee, Daniel G. Chica, Michael E. Ziebel, Myung-Geun Han, Jessica Yu, Sara Shabani, Allen Scheie, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Di Xiao, Yimei Zhu, Abhay N. Pasupathy, Colin Nuckolls, Xiaoyang Zhu, Cory R. Dean*, and Xavier Roy*

Nature Materials. 2022, 21 754-760

π-Conjugated Redox-active Two-dimensional Polymers as Organic Cathode Materials

Chem. Sci., 2022,13, 3533-3538 

Broad-band Chiral Absorbance of Visible Light

Sae Young Han, Rachael K. Mow, Amymarie K. Bartholomew, Fay Ng, Michael L. Steigerwald, Xavier Roy, Colin Nuckolls*, and Ren A. Wiscons*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 12, 5263–5267

Increased Molecular Conductance in Oligo[n]phenylene Wires by Thermally Enhanced Dihedral Planarization

Woojung Lee, Shayan Louie, Austin M. Evans, Nicholas M. Orchanian, Ilana B. Stone, Boyuan Zhang, Yujing Wei, Xavier Roy, Colin Nuckolls*, and Latha Venkataraman*

Nano Lett. 2022, 22, 12, 4919–4924

Iterative Synthesis of Contorted Macromolecular Ladders for Fast-Charging and Long-Life Lithium Batteries

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 30, 13973–13980

Electric-field-induced Coupling of Aryl Iodides with a Nickel(0) Complex

Nicholas M. Orchanian, Sophia Guizzo, Michael L. Steigerwald*, Colin Nuckolls*, and Latha Venkataraman*

Chem. Commun., 2022,58, 12556-12559 

Inducing Singlet Fission in Perylene Thin Films by Molecular Contortion

Shantao Sun, Felisa S. Conrad-Burton, Yufeng Liu, Fay Ng, Michael Steigerwald, Xiaoyang Zhu*, and Colin Nuckolls*

J. Phys. Chem. A 2022, 126, 42, 7559–7565

Remote Control of Dynamic Twistacene Chirality

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 41, 18772–18777

Electronic Materials: An Antiaromatic Propeller Made from the Four‐Fold Fusion of Tetraoxa [8] circulene and Perylene Diimides

Viktor B. R. Pedersen, Stephan K. Pedersen, Zexin Jin, Nicolaj Kofod, Bo W. Laursen, Glib V. Baryshnikov*, Colin Nuckolls*, Michael Pittelkow*

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed.  2022,  61,  e202212293

Spin-Polarized Charge Separation in a Photoexcited Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Heterobilayer at Room Temperature

Qiuyang Li, Lucas Huber, Colin Nuckolls, and Xiaoyang Zhu*

J. Phys. Chem. C 2022, 126, 37, 15795–15800

Reversed Conductance Decay of 1D Topological Insulators by Tight-Binding Analysis

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2022, 13, 41, 9703–9710

Single-Handed Helicene Nanoribbons via Transfer of Chiral Information

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 44, 20214–20220

2021

Electrical conductivity in a non-covalent two-dimensional porous organic material with high crystallinity

Qizhi Xu, Boyuan Zhang, Yihang Zeng, Amirali Zangiabadi, Hongwei Ni, Rongsheng Chen,* Fay Ng, Michael L. Steigerwald and Colin Nuckolls*

Chem. Sci., 2021,12, 2955-2959 

Origin of Chiroptic Amplification in Perylene-Diimide Helicenes

Daniel Aranda, Nathaniel J. Schuster, Xiao Xiao, Francisco J. Ávila Ferrer, Fabrizio Santoro,* and Colin Nuckolls*

J. Phys. Chem. C 2021, 125, 4, 2554–2564

Linking optical spectra to free charges in donor/acceptor heterojunctions: cross-correlation of transient microwave and optical spectroscopy

Hyun Suk Kang, Obadiah G. Reid, Samuel Peurifoy, Boyuan Zhang, Andrew J. Ferguson, Colin Nuckolls, and Jeffrey L. Blackburn*

Mater. Horiz., 2021,8, 1509-1517

High-performance organic pseudocapacitors via molecular contortion

Jake C. Russell, Victoria A. Posey, Jesse Gray, Richard May, Douglas A. Reed, Hao Zhang, Lauren E. Marbella, Michael L. Steigerwald, Yuan Yang , Xavier Roy,* Colin Nuckolls,* and Samuel R. Peurifoy *

Superatomic solid solutions

Jingjing Yang,* Jake C. Russell, Songsheng Tao, Martina Lessio, Feifan Wang, Alaina C. Hartnett, Samuel R. Peurifoy, Evan A. Doud, Evan S. O’Brien, Natalia Gadjieva, David R. Reichman, Xiaoyang Zhu, Andrew C. Crowther, Simon J. L. Billinge, Xavier Roy,* Michael L. Steigerwald* and Colin Nuckolls*

Magnetic Order and Symmetry in the 2D Semiconductor CrSBr

Kihong Lee,* Avalon H. Dismukes, Evan J. Telford, Ren A. Wiscons, Jue Wang, Xiaodong Xu, Colin Nuckolls, Cory R. Dean, Xavier Roy,* and Xiaoyang Zhu*

Nano Lett. 2021, 21, 3511−3517

A single-molecule blueprint for synthesis

Ilana Stone, Rachel L. Starr, Yaping Zang, Colin Nuckolls, Michael L. Steigerwald, Tristan H. Lambert, Xavier Roy,* and Latha Venkataraman*

Single-Molecule Junction Formation in Break-Junction Measurements

Tianren Fu, Kathleen Frommer, Colin Nuckolls, and Latha Venkataraman*

Strongly Correlated Ladders in K-Doped p-Terphenyl Crystals

John Sous,* Natalia A. Gadjieva, Colin Nuckolls, David R. Reichman,* and Andrew J. Millis*

Pseudo-atomic orbital behavior in graphene nanoribbons with four-membered rings

Peter H. Jacobse,* Zexin Jin, Jingwei Jiang, Samuel Peurifoy, Ziqin Yue, Ziyi Wang, Daniel J. Rizzo, Steven G. Louie,* Colin Nuckolls,* Michael F. Crommie*

Science Advances. 22 Dec 2021, Vol 7, Issue 52

2020

Doping-Induced Superconductivity in the van der Waals Superatomic Crystal Re6Se8Cl2

Evan J. Telford, Jake C. Russell, Joshua R. Swann, Brandon Fowler, Xiaoman Wang, Kihong Lee, Amirali Zangiabadi, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi, Colin Nuckolls, Patrick Batail, Xiaoyang Zhu, Jonathan A. Malen, Cory R. Dean,* and Xavier Roy*

Superatoms in materials science

Evan A. Doud, Anastasia Voevodin, Taylor J. Hochuli, Anouck M. Champsaur, Colin Nuckolls,* and Xavier Roy*

The Structural Origins of Intense Circular Dichroism in a Waggling Helicene Nanoribbon

Nathaniel J. Schuster,* Leo A. Joyce, Daniel W. Paley, Fay Ng, Michael L. Steigerwald,* and Colin Nuckolls*

Using Deep Learning to Identify Molecular Junction Characteristics

Tianren Fu, Yaping Zang, Qi Zou, Colin Nuckolls, and Latha Venkataraman*

Dimensional Control of Assembling Metal Chalcogenide Clusters

Natalia A. Gadjieva, Anouck M. Champsaur, Michael L. Steigerwald,* Xavier Roy,* Colin Nuckolls*

Expanded Helicenes as Synthons for Chiral Macrocyclic Nanocarbons

Gavin R. Kiel, Katherine L. Bay, Adrian E. Samkian, Nathaniel J. Schuster, Janice B. Lin, Rex C. Handford, Colin Nuckolls, K. N. Houk, and T. Don Tilley*

Shape Matching in Superatom Chemistry and Assembly

Jingjing Yang, Feifan Wang, Jake C. Russell, Taylor J. Hochuli, Xavier Roy, Michael L. Steigerwald, Xiaoyang Zhu, Daniel W. Paley*, and Colin Nuckolls*

Stringing the Perylene Diimide Bow

Taifeng Liu, Jingjing Yang, Florian Geyer, Felisa S. Conrad-Burton, Raffll Hernμndez Sμnchez, Hexing Li, Xiaoyang Zhu, Colin P. Nuckolls,* Michael L. Steigerwald,* and Shengxiong Xiao*

Single-Electron Currents in Designer Single-Cluster Devices

Suman Gunasekaran, Douglas A. Reed, Daniel W. Paley, Amymarie K. Bartholomew, Latha Venkataraman,* Michael L. Steigerwald,* Xavier Roy,* and Colin Nuckolls*

Cumulene Wires Display Increasing Conductance with Increasing Length

Yaping Zang, Tianren Fu, Qi Zou,* Fay Ng, Hexing Li, Michael L. Steigerwald, Colin Nuckolls,* and Latha Venkataraman*

Intermolecular Resonance Correlates Electron Pairs Down a Supermolecular Chain: Antiferromagnetism in K-Doped p-Terphenyl

Natalia A. Gadjieva, Péter Szirmai, Olivér Sági, Pere Alemany, Amymarie K. Bartholomew, Ilana Stone, Sergio Conejeros, Daniel W. Paley, Raúl Hernández Sánchez, Brandon Fowler, Samuel R. Peurifoy, Bálint Náfrádi, László Forró, Xavier Roy, Patrick Batail,* Enric Canadell,* Michael L. Steigerwald,* and Colin Nuckolls*

Polytypism, Anisotropic Transport, and Weyl Nodes in the van der Waals Metal TaFeTe4

Ren A. Wiscons, Yeongsu Cho, Sae Young Han, Avalon H. Dismukes, Elena Meirzadeh, Colin Nuckolls, Timothy C. Berkelbach, and Xavier Roy*

An effective hybrid electrocatalyst for the alkaline HER: Highly dispersed Pt sites immobilized by a functionalized NiRu-hydroxide

Dan Li, Xufang Chen, Yaozha Lv, Guoyang Zhang, Yu Huang, Wei Liu, Yang Li, Rongsheng Chen, Colin Nuckolls,* and Hongwei Ni*

Chirality Amplified: Long, Discrete Helicene Nanoribbons

Xiao Xiao, Stephan K. Pedersen, Daniel Aranda, Jingjing Yang, Ren A. Wiscons, Michael Pittelkow, Michael L. Steigerwald, Fabrizio Santoro,* Nathaniel J. Schuster,* and Colin Nuckolls*

Air-stable, long-length, solution-based graphene nanoribbons

Samuel R. Peurifoy,  Qizhi Xu, Richard May, Natalia A. Gadjieva, Thomas J. Sisto,   Zexin Jin, Lauren E. Marbella, and Colin Nuckolls*

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