Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Publications based on independent work carried out at Northwestern University. underline indicates undergraduate and K-12 teacher co-authors, italics bold indicates corresponding authors.

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258. “Erratum: Plasticity and ductility in graphene oxide through a mechanochemically induced damage tolerance mechanism” Wei, X., Mao, L., Soler-Crespo, R. A., Paci, J. T., Huang, J., Nguyen, S. T., Espinosa, H. D.: Nat. Commun., 2017, 8, 14488, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms14488.

257. “Drug-loaded Polymeric Spherical Nucleic Acids: Enhancing Colloidal Stability and Cellular Uptake of Polymeric Nanoparticles through DNA Surface-functionalization” Banga, R. J., Krovi, S. A., Narayan, S. P., Sprangers, A. J., Liu, G., Mirkin, C. A., Nguyen, S. T.: Biomacromolecules201618 (2), 483-489, DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.6b01563.

256. “Supported Aluminum Catalysts for Olefin Hydrogenation” Camacho-Bunquin, J., Ferrandon, M., Das, U., Dogan, F., Liu, C., Larsen, C., Platero-Prats, A.E., Curtiss, L.A., Hock, A.S., Miller, J.T., Nguyen, S.T., Marshall, C.L., Delferro, M., Stair, P.C.: ACS Catal.2016, (1), 689-694, DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b02771.

“255. 1,3-bis(2,6-diisopropylphenyl)-4,5-dihydroimidazol-2-ylidene” Zhuravel, M.A., Nguyen, S.T., Felten, S., Louis, J.: eROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, 2016, 1-7, DOI: 10.1002/047084289X.rn00291.pub2.

254. “The dual capture of Asv and AsIII  by UiO-66 and analogues” Audu, C.O., Nguyen, H.G.T., Katz, M.J., Mao, L., Farha, O.K., Hupp, J.T., Nguyen, S.T.: Chem. Sci. 2016 7, 6492, DOI: 10.1039/C6SC00490C.

253. “The Significance of Multivalent Bonding Motifs and “Bond Order” in DNA-Directed Nanoparticle Crystallization” Thaner, R.V., Eryazici, I., Macfarlane, R.J., Brown, K.A., Lee, B., Nguyen, S.T., Mirkin, C.A.: J. Am. Chem. Soci.2016, 138 (19), 6119-6122, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6B02479.

252. “Gas-Phase Dimerization of Ethylene under Mild Conditions Catalyzed by MOF Materials Containing (bpy)NiII Complexes” Madrahimov, S.T., Gallagher, J.R., Zhang, G., Meinhart, Z., Garibay, S.J., Delferro, M., Miller, J.T., Farha, O.K., Hupp, J.T., Nguyen, S.T.: ACS Catal. 2015 (11), 6713-6718. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.5b01604.

251. “Enhancing DNA-Mediated Assemblies of Supramolecular Cage Dimers through Tuning Core Flexibility and DNA Length—A Combined Experimental–Modeling Study” Hong, B.J., Cho, V.Y., Bleher, R., Schatz, G.C., Nguyen, S.T.: J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015 137 (41), 13381-13388, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b08678.

250. “Plasticity and ductility in graphene oxide through a mechanochemically induced damage tolerance mechanism”, Wei, X., Mao, L., Soler-Crespo, R.A., Paci, J.T., Huange, J. Nguyen, S.T., Espinosa, H.D.: Nat. Commun. 2015 6, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms9029.

249. “Complete Double Epoxidation of Divinylbenzene Using Mn(porphyrin)-Based Porous Organic Polymers” Zhang, K., Farha, O.K., Hupp, J.T., Nguyen, S.T.: ACS Catal. 2015 (8), 4859-4866, DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.5b01388.

248. “Entropy-Driven Crystallization Behavior in DNA-Mediated Nanoparticle Assembly” Thaner, R.V., Kim, Y., Li, T.I.N.G., Macfarlane, R.J., Nguyen, S.T., Olvera de la Cruz, M., Mirkin, C.A.: Nano Lett. 2015 15 (8), 5545-5551. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b02129.

247. “Molecular-Level Engineering of Adhesion in Carbon Nanomaterial Interfaces” Roenbeck, M.R., Furmanchuk, A., An, Z., Paci, J.T., Wei, X., Nguyen, S.T., Schatz, G.C., Espinosa, H.D.: Nano Lett. 2015  15 (7), 4504-4516, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b01011.

246. “Directed Assembly of Nucleic Acid-Based Polymeric Nanoparticles from Molecular Tetravalent Cores” Hong, B.J., Eryazici, I., Bleher, R., Thaner, R.V., Mirkin, C.A., Nguyen, S.T.: J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015 137 (25), 8184-8191, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b03485.

245. “Synthesis and Catalytic Hydrogenation Reactivity of a Chromium Catecholate Porous Organic Polymer”, Bunquin-Camacho, J. Siladke, N.A., Zhang, G., Niklas, J., Poluekov, O.G., Nguyen, S.T., Miller, J.T., Hock, A.S.: Organometallics 2015 34 (5), 947-952, DOI: 10.1021/om501321t.

244. “Characterization of deep level defects in Tl6I4S single crystals by photo-induced current transient spectroscopy”, Peters, J.A., Im, J., Nguyen, S.T., Sebastian, M. Freeman, A.J., Kanatzidis, M.G., Wessels, B.W.: J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys 2015 48 (7), 075303, DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/48/7/075303.

243. “Alkyne Semihydrogenation Using First-Row Transition-Metallated POPs” Tanabe, K.K., Ferandon, M.S., Siladke, N.A., Kraft, S.J., Zhang, G., Niklas, J., Poluektov, O.G., Lopykinski, S.J., Bunel, E.E., Krause, T.R., Miller, J.T., Hock, A.S., Nguyen, S.T.: Synfacts 2015 11 (2), 0222, DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1379774.

242. “Epoxidation of the Commercially Relevant Divinylbenzene with [tetrakis-(Pentafluorophenyl)porphyrinato]iron(III) Chloride and Its Derivatives” Zhang, K., Yu, Y. Nguyen, S.T., Hupp, J.T., Broadbelt, L.J., Farha, O.K.: Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2015 54 (3), 922-927, DOI: 10.1021/ie504550p.

241. “Comparative study of titanium-functionalized UiO-66: support effect on the oxidation of cyclohexene using hydrogen peroxide”, Nguyen, H.G.T., Mao, L., Peters, A.W., Audu, C.O., Brown, Z.J., Farha, O.K., Hupp, J.T., Nguyen, S.T.: Catal. Sci. Technol. 2015 5 (9), 4444-4451, DOI: 10.1039/C5CY00825E.

240. “Intramolecular ring-opening from a CO2-derived nucleophile as the origin of selectivity for 5-substituted oxazolidinone from the (salen)Cr-catalyzed [aziridine + CO2] coupling” Adhikari, D., Miller, A.W., Baik, M.H., Nguyen, S.T.: Chem. Sci. 2015 (1), 1293-1300, DOI: 10.1039/C4SC02785J.

239. “Hierarchically porous organic polymers: highly enhanced gas uptake and transport through templated synthesis” Chakraborty, S., Colón, Y.J., Snurr, R.Q., Nguyen, S.T.: Chem. Sci. 2015 6 (1), 384-389, DOI: 10.1039/C4SC02502D.

238. “Inherent carbonaceous impurities on arc-discharge multiwalled carbon nanotubes and their implications for nanoscale interfaces” An, Z., Furmanchuk, A., Ramachandramoorthy, R., Filleter, T., Roenbeck, M.R., Espinosa, H.D., Schatz, G.C., Nguyen, S.T.: Carbon 2014 80, 1-11, DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2014.07.069.

237. “Discovery of Highly Selective Alkyne Semihydrogenation Catalysts Based on First-Row Transition-Metallated Porous Organic Polymers” Tanabe, K.K., Ferrandon, M.S., Siladke, N.A., Kraft, S.J, Zhang, G., Niklas, J., Poluektov, O.G., Lopykinski, S.J., Bunel, E.E., Krause, T.R. Miller, J.T., Hock, A.S., Nguyen, S.T.: Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl. 2014 53 (45), 12055-12058, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201405080.

236. “Metal–Organic Frameworks Containing (Alkynyl)Gold Functionalities: A Comparative Evaluation of Solvent-Assisted Linker Exchange, de Novo Synthesis, and Post-synthesis Modification” Madrahimov, S.T., Atesin, T.A., Karagiardia, O., Sarjeant, A.A., Farha, O.K., Hupp, J.T., Nguyen, S.T.: Cryst. Growth Des. 2014 14 (12), 6320-6324, DOI: 10.1021/cg501066s.

235. “Key Factors Limiting Carbon Nanotube Yarn Strength: Exploring Processing-Structure-Property Relationships” Beese, A.M., Wei, X., Sarkar, S., Ramachandramoorthy, R., Roenbeck, M.R., Moravsky, A., Ford, M. Yavari, F., Keane, D.T., Loutfy, R.O., Nguyen, S.T., Espinosa, H.D.: ACS Nano 2014 8 (11), 11454-11466, DOI: 10.1021/nn5045504.

234. “Importance of the DNA “bond” in programmable nanoparticle crystallization” Macfarlane, R.J., Thaner, R.V., Brown, K.A., Zhang, J., Lee, B., Nguyen, S.T., Mirkin, C.A.: Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A.2014 111 (42), 14995-15000, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1416489111.

233. “Optical investigation of defects in semi-insulating Tl6I4S single crystals” Peters, J.A., Sebastian, M., Nguyen, S.T., Liu, Z., Im, J. Freeman, A.J., Kanatzidis, M.G., Wessels, B.W., Phys. Rev. B, 2014 90, 035205, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.90.035205.

232. “Liposomal Spherical Nucleic Acids” Banga, R.J., Chernyak, N., Narayan, S.P., Nguyen, S.T., Mirkin, C.A.: J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014 136 (28), 9866-9869, DOI: 10.1021/ja504845f.

231. “Vanadium-Node-Functionalized UiO-66: A Thermally Stable MOF-Supported Catalyst for the Gas-Phase Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Cyclohexene” Nguyen, H.G.T., Schweitzer, N.M., Chang, C.Y., Drake, T.L., So, M.C., Stair, P.C., Farha, J.T., Nguyen, S.T.: Catalysis2014 (8), 2496-2500, DOI: 10.1021/cs5001448.

230. “Rhodium Catechol Containing Porous Organic Polymers: Defined Catalysis for Single-Site and Supported Nanoparticulate Materials” Kraft, S.J., Zhang, G., Childers, D., Dogan, F., Miller, J.T., Nguyen, S.T., Hock, .S.: Organomettalics, 2014, 33 (10), 2517-2522, DOI: 1021/om500136k.

229. “Defect-Tolerant Nanocomposites through Bio-Inspired Stiffness Modulation” Beese, A.M.; An, Z.; Sarkar, S.; Nathamgari, S.S.P.; Espinosa, H.D.; Nguyen, S.T.: Adv. Func. Mater., 2014, 24 (19), 2883-3891, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201303503.

228. “Computational study of propylene and propane binding in metal-organic frameworks containing highly exposed Cu+ or Ag+ cations” Kim, K.C.; Lee, C.Y.; Fairen-Jimenez, D.; Nguyen, S.T.; Hupp, J.T.; Snurr, R.Q.: Phys. Chem. C. 2014, 118 (17), 9086-9092, DOI: 10.1021/jp502137j.

227. “Efficient Carbene and Carbyne Formation in Molybdenum (0) and Tungsten (0) Dinitrogen Complexes” Ning, Y.; Froese, R.D.J.; Margl, P.; Lee, E.L.; Nguyen, S.T.; Peterson, T.H.; Wagner, N.; Stern, C.L.; Sarjeant, A.A.: Organometallics 2014, 33 (5), 1120-1125, DOI: 10.1021/om4006214.

226. “Hydrophobic Organic Linkers in the Self-Assembly of Small Molecule-DNA Hybrid Dimers: A Computational-Experimental Study of the Role of Linkage Direction in Product Distributions and Stabilities” Yildirim, I.; Eryazici, I.; Nguyen, S.T.; Schatz, G.C.:  Phys. Chem. B2014, 118 (9), 2366-2376,  DOI: 10.1021/jp501041m.

225. “[(Salcen) Cr III+ Lewis base]-catalyzed synthesis of N-aryl-substituted oxazolidinones from epoxides and aryl isocyanates” Paddock, R.L.; Adhikari, D.; Lord, R.L.; Baik, M.H.; Nguyen,      S.T.: Commun. 2014, 50, 15187-15190, DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07421A.

224. “High propylene/propane adsorption selectivity in a copper(catecholate)-decorated porous organic polymer”  Weston, M. H.; Colón, Y. J.; Bae, Y.-S.; Garibay, S. J.; Snurr, R. Q.; Farha, O. K.; Hupp, J. T.; Nguyen, S. T.: J. Mater. Chem. A 2014, 2, 299,  DOI: 10.1039/c3ta12999c.

223. “A dual approach to tuning the porosity of porous organic polymers: controlling the porogen size and supercritical CO2 processing”  Totten, R. K.; Olenick, L. L., Kim, Y.-S.; Chakraborty, S.; Weston, M. H.; Farha, O. K.; Hupp, J. T.; Nguyen, S. T.: Chem. Sci. 2014, 5 (2), 782-787,  DOI: 10.1039/c3sc52010b.

222. “Simple and compelling biomimetic metal–organic framework catalyst for the degradation of nerve agent simulant.”  Katz, M. J.; Mondloch, J. E.; Totten, R. K.; Park, J. K.; Nguyen, S. T.; Farha, O. K.; Hupp, J. T., Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 497-501, DOI: 10.1002/ange.201307520.

221. “Facile one-step solid-phase synthesis of multitopic organic- DNA hybrids via “Click” chemistry”  Thaner, R. V.; Eryazici, I.; Mirkin, C. A.; Nguyen, S. T. Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, ASAP,  DOI: 10.1039/c3sc53206b.

220. “A computational study of the mechanism of the [(salen)Cr + DMAP]-catalyzed formation of cyclic carbonates from CO2 and epoxide”  Adhikari, D.; Nguyen, S. T.; Baik, M.-H. Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 2676-2678,  DOI: 10.1039/c3cc48769e.

219. “Extraordinary improvement of the graphitic structure of continuous carbon nanofibers templated with double wall carbon nanotubes”  Papkov, D.; Beese, A. M.; Goponenko, A.; Naraghi, M.; Espinosa, H. D.; Saha, B.; Schatz, G. C.; Moravsky, A.; Loutfy, R.; Nguyen, S. T.; Dzenis, Y. ACS Nano 2013, 7 (1), 126-142,  DOI:  10.1021/nn303423x.

218. “Accessing functionalized porous aromatic frameworks (PAFs) through a de novo approach”  Garibay, S. J.; Weston, M. H.; Mondloch, J. E,; Colón, Y. J.; Farha, O. K.; Hupp, J. T.; Nguyen, S. T. CrystEngComm. 2013, 15, 1515-1519,  DOI:  10.1039/c2ce26595h.

216. “Atomistic investigation of load transfer between DWNT bundles “crosslinked” by PMMA oligomers Naraghi, M.; Bratzel, G. H.; Filleter, T.; An, Z.; Wei, X.; Nguyen, S. T.; Buehler, M. J.; Espinosa, H. D. Funct. Mater. 2013, 23(15), 1883-1892.  DOI:  10.1002/adfm.201201358

215. “The role of viscosity on polymer ink transport in dip-pen nanolithography”  Liu, G.; Zhou, Y.; Banga, R. S.; Boya, R.; Brown, K. A.; Chipre, A. J.; Nguyen, S. T.; Mirkin, C. A.  Chem. Sci. 2013, 4 (5), 2093-2099,  DOI:  10.1039/c3sc50423a,  PMID:  23641313,  PMCID:  PMC3638971.

214. “Stabilizing unstable species through single-site isolation: a catalytically active TaV trialkyl in a porous organic polymer”  Tanabe, K. K.; Siladke, N. A.; Broderick, E. M.; Kobayashi, T.; Goldston, J. F.; Weston, M. H.; Farha, O. K.; Hupp, J. T.; Pruski, M.; Mader, E. A.; Johnson, M. J. A.; Nguyen, S. T. Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 2483-2489,  DOI:  10.1039/c3sc22268c.

213. “Improved graphitic structure of continuous carbon nanofibers via graphene oxide templating” Papkov, D.; Goponenko, A.; Compton, O. C.; An, Z.; Moravsky, A.; Li, X.-Z.; Nguyen, S. T.; Dzenis, Y.; Adv. Funct. Mater., 2013, 23, 5763–5770,  DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201300653.  Cover-page article

212. “Removal of airborne toxic chemicals by porous organic polymers containing metal-catecholates”  Weston, M. H.; Peterson, G. W.; Browe, M. A.; Jones, P.; Farha, O. K.; Hupp, J. T.; Nguyen, S. T. Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 2995-2997,  DOI: 10.1039/c3cc40475g.

211. “Catalytic solvolytic and hydrolytic degradation of toxic methyl paraoxon with La(catecholate)-functionalized porous organic polymers”  Totten, R. K.; Weston, M. H.; Park, J. K.; Farha, O. K.; Hupp, J. T.; Nguyen, S. T.  ACS Catal. 2013, 3, 1454-1459,  DOI:  10.1021/cs4001738.

210. “Bio-inspired carbon nanotube-polymer composite yarns with hydrogen bond-mediated lateral interactions”  Beese, A. M.; Sarkar, S.; Nair, A.; Naraghi, M.; An, Z.; Moravsky, A.; Loutfy, R.; Buehler, M. J.; Nguyen, S. T.; Espinosa, H. D. ACS Nano 2013, 7 (4), 3434-3446,  DOI:  10.1021/nn400346r.

209. “Vapor-phase metallation by atomic layer deposition in a metal–organic framework”  Mondloch, J. E.; Bury, W.; Fairen-Jimenez, D.; Kwon, S.; DeMarco, E. J.; Weston, M. H.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Nguyen, S. T.; Stair, P. C.; Snurr, R. Q.; Farha, O. K.; Hupp, J. T. J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2013, 135 (28), 10294-10297,  DOI:  10.1021/ja4050828.

208. “pH-Responsive theranostic polymer-caged nanobins (PCNs):  enhanced cytotoxicity and T1 MRI contrast by Her2-targeting”  Hong, B. J.; Swindell, E. P.; MacRenaris, K. W.; Hankins, P. L.; Chipre, A. J.; Mastarone, D. J.; Ahn, R. W. Meade, T. J.; O’Halloran, T. V.; Nguyen, S. T. Particles 2013, 30, 770-774,  DOI:  10.1002/ppsc.201300158.

207. “Acid-degradable polymer-caged lipoplex (PCL) platform for siRNA delivery:  facile cellular triggered release of siRNA”  Hong, B. J.; Chipre, A. J.; Nguyen, S. T. J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2013, 135, 17655-17658,  DOI:  10.1021/ja404491r.

206. “Tuning the hydrophobicity of zinc dipyridyl paddlewheel metal-organic frameworks for selective sorption”  Weston, M. H.; Delaquil, A. A.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Farha, O. K.; Hupp, J. T.; Nguyen, S. T. Cryst. Growth Des. 2013, 13 (7), 2938-2943,  DOI:  10.1021/cg400342m.

205. “Design, synthesis, characterization, and catalytic properties of a large-pore MOF possessing single-site vanadyl(monocatecholate) moieties”  Nguyen, H. G. T.; Weston, M. H.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Gardner, D. M.; An, Z.; Carmieli, R.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Farha, O. K.; Hupp, J. T.; Nguyen, S. T. Cryst. Growth Des. 2013, 13 (8), 3528–3534,  DOI:  10.1021/cg400500t.

204. “Hierarchical structure and properties of graphene oxide papers”  Wood, C. D.; Palmeri, M. J.; Putz, K. W.; An, Z.; Nguyen, S. T.; Brinson. L. C. J. Appl. Mech. 2013, 80 (4), 040913/1-6,  DOI: 10.1115/1.4024177.

203. “Enhanced catalytic activity through the tuning of micropore environment and supercritical CO2 processing:  Al(porphyrin)-based porous organic polymers for the degradation of a nerve agent simulant”  Totten, R. K.; Kim, Y.-S.; Weston, M. H.; Farha, O. K.; Hupp, J. T.; Nguyen, S. T.: J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 11720-11723,  DOI: 10.1021/ja405495u.

202. “Smart Nanoscale Drug Delivery Platforms from Stimuli-Responsive Polymers and Liposomes”  Lee, S.-M.; Nguyen, S. T. Macromolecules, 2013, 46 (23), 9169–9180,  DOI:  10.1021/ma401529wCover page, Perspective article.

201.  “Exfoliation and reassembly of cobalt oxide nanosheets into a reversible lithium-ion battery cathode”  Compton, O. C.; Abouimrane, A.; An, Z.; Palmeri, M. J.; Brinson, L. C.; Amine, K.; Nguyen, S. TSmall 2012, 8 (7), 1110-1116,  DOI: 10.1002/smll.201101131.

200. “Tuning the mechanical properties of graphene oxide paper and its associated polymer nanocomposites by controlling cooperative intersheet hydrogen bonding”  Compton, O. C.; Cranford, S. W.; Putz, K. W.; An, Z.; Brinson, L. C.; Buehler, M. J.; Nguyen, S. TACS Nano. 2012, 6 (3), 2008–2019,  DOI:  10.1021/nn202928w.

199. “High propene/propane selectivity in isostructural metal-organic frameworks with high densities of open metal sites”  Bae, Y.-S.; Lee, C. Y.; Kim, K. C.; Farha, O. K.; Nickias, P.; Hupp, J. T.; Nguyen, S. T.; Snurr, R. Q. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2012, 51 (8), 1857-1860,  DOI:  10.1002/anie.201107534.

198. “Successful stabilization of graphene oxide in electrolyte solutions:  enhancement of bio-functionalization and cellular uptake”  Hong, B. J.; Compton, O. C.; An, Z.; Eryazici, I.; Nguyen, S. T ACS Nano 2012, 6 (1), 63-73,  DOI:  10.1021/nn202355p,  PMCID:  PMC3642249.

197. “A one-pot synthesis of Mo0 complexes possessing monodentate and multidentate phosphine ligands”  Ning, Y.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Stern, C. A.; Peterson, T. H.; Nguyen, S. TInorg. Chem. 2012, 51 (5), 3051-3058,  DOI:  10.1021/ic202430m.

196. “An experimental-computational study of shear interactions within double-walled carbon nanotube bundles”  Filleter, T.; Yockel, S.; Naraghi, M.; Paci, J. T.; Compton, O. C.; Mayes, M. L.; Nguyen, S. T; Schatz, G. C.; Espinosa, H. D. Nano Lett. 2012, 12 (2), 732-742,  DOI:  10.1021/nl203686d.

195. “Additive-free hydrogelation of graphene oxide by ultrasonication”  Compton, O. C.; An, Z.; Putz, K. W.; Hong, B. J.; Hauser, B. J.; Brinson, L. C.; Nguyen, S. TCarbon 2012, 50 (10), 3399-3406,  DOI:  10.1016/j.carbon.2012.01.061.

194. “Enhanced catalytic decomposition of a phosphate triester by modularly accessible bimetallic porphyrin dyads and dimers”  Totten, R. K.; Ryan, P.; Kang, B.; Lee, S. J.; Broadbelt, L. J.; Snurr, R. Q; Hupp, J. T.; Nguyen, S. T.  Chem. Commun. 2012, 48 (35), 4178-4180,  DOI: 10.1039/c2cc17568a.

193. “Catalytically active supramolecular porphyrin boxes: acceleration of the methanolysis of phosphate triesters via a combination of increased local nucleophilicity and reactant encapsulation”  Kang, B.; Kurutz, J. W.; Youm, K.-T.; Totten, R. K.; Hupp, J. T.; Nguyen, S. T.  Chem. Sci. 2012, 3 (6), 1938-1944,  DOI:  10.1039/C2SC00950A

192. “Two large-pore metal-organic frameworks derived from a single polytopic strut”  Eryazici, I.; Farha, O. K.; Hauser, B. G.; Yazaydin, A. Ö; Searjeant, A. A.; Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T. Cryst. Growth Des. 2012, 12 (3), 1075–1080,  DOI: 10.1021/cg201520z.

191. “Zinc ion-hydroxyl interactions at undecanol-functionalized fused silica/water interfaces quantified using the Eisenthal c(3) technique”  Chen, E. H.; Saslow, S. A.; Nguyen, S. T.; Geiger, F. M. J. Phys. Chem. C 2012, 116 (12), 7016-7020,  DOI: 10.1021/jp212331x

190. “Synthesis and metallation of catechol-functionalized porous organic polymers”  Weston, M. H.; Farha, O. K.; Hauser, B. G.; Hupp, J. T.; Nguyen, S. T.  Chem. Mater. 2012, 24 (7), 1292-1296,  DOI:  10.1021/cm2034646.

189. “A catalytically active vanadium(catecholate)-decorated metal organic framework via post-synthetic modifications”  Nguyen, H. G. T.; Weston, M. H.; Farha, O. K.; Hupp, J. T.; Nguyen, S. T. CrystEngCom, 2012, 14 (12), 4115-4118,  DOI:  10.1039/C2CE06666A.

188. “Enhancing the melting properties of small molecule-DNA hybrids through designed hydrophobic interactions—an experimental-computational study” Eryazici, I.; Yildirim, I.; Schatz, G. C.; Nguyen, S. T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134 (17), 7450-7458,  DOI: 10.1021/ja300322a

187. “Polymer electrolytes in lithium-ion batteries:  real world application of periodic trends”  Compton, O. C.; Egan, M.; Kanaraja, R.; Higgins, T. B.; Nguyen, S. TJ. Chem. Ed.  2012, 89 (11), 1442-1446,  DOI:  10.1021/ed200478d

186. “Tunable biomolecular interaction and fluorescence quenching ability of graphene oxide:  application to “turn-on” DNA sensing in biological media”  Hong, B. J.; An, Z.; Compton, O. C.; Nguyen, S. T Small 2012, 8 (16), 2469-2476,  DOI:  10.1002/smll.201200264,  PMCID:  PMC3639316.

185. “Designing higher surface area metal−organic frameworks: are triple bonds better than phenyls?” Farha, O. K.; Wilmer, C., E.; Eryazici, I.; Hauser, B. G.; Parilla, P. A.; O’Neill, K.; Searjeant, A. A.; Nguyen, S. T.; Snurr, R. Q; Hupp, J. T. J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2012, 134, 9860-9863,  DOI:  10.1021/ja302623w.

184. “Cyclic metalloporphyrin dimers and tetramers: tunable shape-selective hosts for fullerenes”  Kang, B.; Totten, R. K.; Weston, M. H.; Hupp, J. T.; Nguyen, S. T.  Dalton Trans. 2012, 41 (39), 12156-12162,  DOI:  10.1039/c2dt31126g

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“Allosterically regulated supramolecular catalysis of acyl transfer reactions for signal amplification and detection of small molecules”  Masar, M. S., III; Gianneschi, N. C.; Oliveri, C. G.; Stern, C. L.; Nguyen, S. T.; Mirkin, C. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129 (33), 10149-10158.  DOI:  10.1021/ja0711516

“Multifunctional polymeric nanoparticle platform from diverse bioactive agents”  Bertin, P. A.; Gibbs, J. M.; Shen, C. K.-F.; Thaxton, C. S.; Russin, W. A.; Mirkin, C. A; Nguyen, S. T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 4168-4169.  DOI:  10.1021/ja056378k

“Organic photovoltaics interdigitated on the molecular scale”  Martinson, A. B. F.; Massari, A. M.; Lee, S. J.; Gurney, R. W.; Splan, K. E.; Hupp, J. T.; Nguyen, S. T.  J. Electrochem. Soc. 2006, 153(3), A527-A532.

“Enantioselective MSPV reduction of ketimines using 2-propanol and (BINOL)AlIII”  Graves, C. R.; Scheidt, K. A.; Nguyen, S. T. Org. Lett. 2006, 8 (6), 1229-1232.  DOI:  10.1021/ol060110w

“Stable aqueous dispersions of graphitic nanoplatelets via the reduction of exfoliated graphite oxide in the presence of poly(sodium 4-styrenesulfonate)”  Stankovich, S.; Piner, R. D.; Chen, X.; Wu, N.; Nguyen, S. T.; Ruoff, R. S. J. Mater. Chem. 2006, 15, 155-158.

“A metal-organic framework material that functions as an enantioselective catalyst for olefin epoxidation”  Cho, S.-H.; Ma, B.; Albretch-Schmidt, T. A.; Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T.  Chem Commun. 2006, 2563-2565.

“Styrene/4-hydroxystyrene random, block and gradient copolymers modified with an organic dye:  synthesis by controlled radical polymerization and characterization of electrorheological properties”  Woo, D.; Kim, J.; Suh, M.-H.; Zhou, H.; Nguyen, S. T.; Lee, S.-H.; Torkelson, J. M. Polymer 2006, 47, 3287–3291.

“Synthesis and exfoliation of isocyanate-treated graphene oxide nanoplatelets” Stankovich, S.; Piner, R. D.; Nguyen, S. T.; Ruoff, R. S. Carbon 2006, 44 (15), 3342-3347.

“Graphene-based composite materials”  Stankovich, S.; Dikin, D. A.; Dommett, G; Kohlhaas, K. M.; Zimney, E. J.; Stach, E.; Piner, R. D.; Nguyen, S. T.; Ruoff, R. S. Nature 2006, 442, 282-286.

“Synthesis and application of styrene/4-hydroxystyrene gradient copolymers made by controlled radical polymerization: compatibilization of immiscible polymer blends via hydrogen bonding effects” Kim, J.; Zhou, H.; Nguyen, S. T.; Torkelson, J. M. Polymer 2006, 47, 5799-5809.

“Efficient and selective Al-catalyzed alcohol oxidation via Oppenauer chemistry”  Graves, C. R.; Zeng, B.-S.; Nguyen, S. T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128,12596-12597.  DOI:  10.1021/ja063842s

“Supramolecular porphyrinic prisms: coordinative assembly and solution-phase X-ray structural characterization”  Lee, S. J.; Mulfort, K. L.; O’Donnell, J. L.; Zuo, X.; Goshe, A. J.; Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T.; Tiede, D. M.  Chem Commun. 2006, 4581-4583.

“Supramolecular allosteric cofacial porphyrin complexes”  Oliveri, C. G.; Gianneschi, N. C.; Nguyen, S. T.; Mirkin, C. A., Stern, C. A.; Wawrzak, Z.; Pink, M.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 16286-16296.  DOI:  10.1021/ja0661010

“SnCl4-organic base: highly efficient catalyst system for coupling reaction of CO2 and epoxides”  Jing, H.; Nguyen, S. T., J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem., 2006, 261, 12-15.

“Axial ligand effects:  utilization of chiral sulfoxide additives for the induction of asymmetry in (salen)ru(ii) olefin cyclopropanation catalysts”  Miller, J. A.; Gross, B. A.; Zhuravel, M. A.; Jin, W.; Nguyen, S. T. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl., 2005, 44, 3885-3889.

“The enantioselective synthesis of conformationally constrained cyclic b-amino acids”  Miller, J. A.; Nguyen, S. T. Mini-Rev Org. Chem. 2005, 2 (1), 39-45.

“Polymer-DNA hybrids as electrochemical probes for the detection of DNA”  Gibbs, J. M.; Park, S. J.; Anderson, D. R.; Watson, K. J.; Mirkin, C. A.; Nguyen, S. T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127 (4), 1170-1178.  DOI:  10.1021/ja046931i

“Anthracene-induced turnover enhancement in the manganese porphyrin-catalyzed epoxidation of olefins”  Merlau, M. L.; Cho, S.-H.; Sun, S.-S., Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T. Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44 (15), 5523-5529.  DOI:  10.1021/ic0505596

“Manganese porphyrin multilayer films assembled on ITO electrodes via zirconium phosphonate chemistry:  chemical and electrochemical catalytic activity” Cho, S.-H.; Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T. Top. Catal., 2005, 34 (1-4), 101-107.

“Comparative X-ray standing wave analysis of metal-phosphonate multilayer films of dodecane and porphyrin molecular square”  Libera, J. A.; Gurney, R. W.; Schwartz, C. P.; Jin, H.; Lee, T.-L.; Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T.; Bedzyk, M. J. J. Phys. Chem. B. 2005; 109 (4), 1441-1450.  DOI:  10.1021/jp0457038

“Signal amplification and detection via a supramolecular allosteric catalyst”  Gianneschi, N. C.; Nguyen, S. T.; Mirkin, C. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127 (6), 1644-1645.  DOI:  10.1021/ja0437306

“Polymer blend compatibilization by gradient copolymer addition during melt processing: stabilization of dispersed phase to static coarsening”  Kim, J.; Gray, M. K.; Zhou, H.; Nguyen, S. T.; Torkelson, J. M. Macromolecules 2005, 38 (4), 1037-1040.  DOI:  10.1021/ma047549t

“Alternating copolymerization of CO2 and propylene oxide catalyzed by CoIII(Salen)/Lewis base”  Paddock, R. L.; Nguyen, S. T. Macromolecules, 2005, 38 (15), 6251-6253.  DOI:  10.1021/ma047551k

“High-density doxorubicin-conjugated polymeric nanoparticles via ring-opening metathesis polymerization”  Bertin, P. A.; Smith, D.; Nguyen, S. T.  Chem. Commun. 2005, 3793-3795.

“Control of carboxylic acid and ester groups on chromium (VI) binding to functionalized silica/water interfaces studied by second harmonic generation”  Al-Abadleh, H. A.; Mifflin, A. L.; Bertin, P. A.; Nguyen, S. T.; Geiger, F. M. J. Phys. Chem. B. 2005, 109 (19), 9691-9702.  DOI:  10.1021/jp050782o

“Aluminum-based catalysts for the asymmetric Meerwein-Schmidt-Ponndorf-Verley-Oppenauer (MSPVO) reaction manifold”  Graves, C. R.; Campbell, E. J.; Nguyen, S. T. Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2005, 16, 3460-3468.

“Anodic aluminum oxide catalytic membranes for asymmetric epoxidation”  Cho, S.-H.; Walther, N. D.; Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T.  Chem. Commun. 2005, 5331-5333.

“Effect of sequence distribution on copolymer interfacial activity”  Lefebvre, M. D.; Dettmer, C. M.; McSwain, R. L.; Xu, C.; Davila, J. R.; Composto, R. J.; Nguyen,S. T.; Shull, K. R. Macromolecules 2005, 38 (25), 10494-10502.  DOI:  10.1021/ma0509762

“DNA single strands tethered to fused quartz/water interfaces studied by second harmonic generation”  Boman, F. C.; Musorrafiti, M. J.; Gibbs, J. M.; Stepp, B. R.; Salazar, A. M.; Nguyen, S. T.; Geiger, F. M. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127 (44), 15368-15369.  DOI:  10.1021/ja055468m

“(Salen)Tin complexes: syntheses, characterization, crystal structures, and catalytic activity in the formation of propylene carbonate from CO2 and propylene oxide”  Jing, H.; Edulji, Smita K.; Gibbs, J. M.; Stern, C. L. Zhou, H.; Nguyen, S. T. Inorg. Chem. 2004, 43 (14), 4315-4327.  DOI:  10.1021/ic034855z

“Substrate scope in the olefin cyclopropanation reaction catalyzed by m-oxo-bis[(salen)iron(III)] complexes”  Edulji, S. K.; Nguyen, S. T. Pure Appl. Chem. 2004, 76 (3), 67-72.

“Chracterization and purification of supramolecular complexes using gel-permeation chromatography”  Graves, C. R.; Merlau, M. L.; Morris, G. A.; Sun, S.-S., Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T. Inorg. Chem. 2004, 43 (14), 2013-2017.  DOI:  10.1021/ic034883h

“Gas-phase oxidation of benzoic acid to phenol over nickel oxide catalysts”  Duma, V.; Popp, K. E.; Kung, M. C.; Zhou, H.; Nguyen, S. T.; Ohyama, S.; Kung, H. H.; Marshall, C. L.  Chem. Eng. J. 2004, 99 (3), 2301-2304.

“Chiral CoIII(salen) catalyst for the synthesis of cyclic carbonates”  Paddock, R. L.; Nguyen, S. T. Chem. Commun. 2004, 1622-1623.

“Directed-assembly of transition-metal-coordinated molecular loops and squares from salen-type components:  examples of metallation-controlled structural conversion”  Sun, S.-S., Stern, C. L..; Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126 (20), 6314-6326.  DOI:  10.1021/ja037378s

“Differences in enthalpy recovery of gradient and random copolymers of similar overall composition:  styrene/4-methylstyrene copolymers made by nitroxide-mediated controlled radical polymerization”  Gray, M. K.; Zhou, H.; Nguyen, S. T., Torkelson, J. M. Polymer, 2004, 45 (14), 4777-4786.

“Synthesis and functionalization of romp-based gradient copolymers of 5-substituted norbornenes”  Dettmer, C. M., Gray, M. K.; Torkelson, J. M.; Nguyen, S. T. Macromolecules 2004, 37 (15), 5504-5512.  DOI:  10.1021/ma036002w

“Synthesis and glass transition behavior of high molecular weight styrene/4-acetoxystyene and styrene/4-hydroxystyrene gradient copolymers made via nitroxide-mediated controlled radical polymerization ”  Gray, M. K., Zhou, H.; Nguyen, S. T.; Torkelson, J. M. Macromolecules 2004, 37 (15), 5586-5595.  DOI:  10.1021/ma0496652

“(Salen)Chromium(III)/DMAP:  an efficient catalyst system for the selective synthesis of 5-substituted oxazolidinones from carbon dioxide and aziridines”  Miller, A. W.; Nguyen, S. T. Org. Lett. 2004, 6 (14), 2301-2304.  DOI:  10.1021/ol049689t

“Walljet electrochemistry: quantifying molecular transport through metallopolymeric and zirconium phosphonate-assembled porphyrin square thin films”  Massari, A. M.; Gurney, R. W.; Schwartz, C. P.; Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T. Langmuir, 2004, 20 (11), 4422-4429.  DOI:  10.1021/la049900+

“X-ray studies of self-assembled organic monolayers grown on hydrogen-terminated Si(111)”  Jin, H.; Kinser, C. R.; Bertin, P. A.; Kramer, D. E.; Libera, J. A.; Hersam, M. C.; Nguyen, S. T.; Bedzyk, M. J. Langmuir 2004, 20 (15), 6252-6258.  DOI:  10.1021/la0496690

“Prospects for nanoporous metal-organic materials in advanced separations processes”  Snurr, R. Q.; Hupp, J. T.; Nguyen, S. T.  AIChE Journal, 2004, 1090-1095.

“Dendronized protein polymers:  synthesis and self-assembly of monodisperse cylindrical macromolecules”  Zhuravel, M. A.; Davis, N.; Nguyen, S. T.; Koltover, IJ. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126 (32), 9882-9883.  DOI:  10.1021/ja046965q

“Enhancement of the physical properties of poly((2-terthiophenyl)norbornene) through cross-linking pendant terthiophenes”  Stepp, B. R.; Nguyen, S. T. Macromolecules 2004, 37 (22); 8222-8229.  DOI:  10.1021/ma035740h

“The mechanism of aluminum-catalyzed MSPV reduction of carbonyls to alcohols”  Cohen, R.; Graves, C. R.; Nguyen, S. T.; Martin, J. M. L., Ratner, M. A.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126 (45), 14796-14803.  DOI:  10.1021/ja047613m

“Indomethacin-containing micelles derived from amphiphilic polynorbornene: a model ROMP-based drug encapsulation system”  Bertin, P. A., Watson, K. J.; Nguyen, S. T. Macromolecules 2004, 37 (22), 8364-8372.  DOI:  10.1021/ma035741+

“Reversibly addressing an allosteric catalysis in situ:  catalytic molecular tweezers” Gianneschi, N. C.; Cho, S.-H.; Nguyen, S. T.; Mirkin, C. A.  Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl., 2004, 43, 5503-5507.

“Interfacial acidities, charge densities, potentials, and energies of carboxylic acid-functionalized silica/water interfaces determined by second harmonic generation”  Konek, C. T.  Musorrafiti, M. J.; Al-Abadleh, H. A.; Bertin, P. A.; Nguyen, S. T.; Geiger, F. M. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126 (38), 11754-11755.  DOI:  10.1021/ja0474300

“Chromium (VI) binding to functionalized silica/water interfaces studied by nonlinear optical spectroscopy”  Al-Abadleh, H. A.; Voges, A. B.; Bertin, P. A.; Nguyen, S. T.; Geiger, F. M. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126 (36), 11126-11127.  DOI:  10.1021/ja048063v

“X-ray nanoscale profiling of layer-by-layer assembled metal/organo-phosphonate films”  Libera, J. A.; Gurney, R. W.; Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T.; Liu, C.; Conley, R; Bedzyk, M. J. Langmuir 2004, 20 (19), 8022-8029.  DOI:  10.1021/la048904b

“Carboxylic acid and ester functionalized silane scaffolds on glass studied by broadband sum frequency generation”  Voges, A. B.; Al-Abadleh, H. A.; Musorrafiti, M. J.; Bertin, P. A.; Nguyen, S. T.; Geiger, F. M. J. Phys. Chem. B. 2004, 108 (48); 18675-18682.  DOI:  10.1021/jp046564x

“Photophysical and energy-transfer properties of salen(zinc) complexes and supramolecular assemblies” Splan, K. A.; Masssari, A. M..; Morris, G. A.; Sun, S.-S., Reina, E.; Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T. Eur J. Chem. 2003, 2348-2351.

“1,3-Bis(2,6-diisopropylphenyl)-4,5-dihydroimidazol-2-ylidene”  Zhuravel, M. A.; Nguyen, S. T. In Electronic Encyclopedia of Reagents in Organic Synthesis; Paquette, L.; Rigby, J.; Crich, D.; Wipf, P., Eds.; John Wiley, New York, 2003.

“Catalytic olefin cylcopropanation using m-oxo-bis[(salen)iron(III) complexes”  Edulji, S. K.; Nguyen, S. T. Organometalics 2003, 22, 3374-3381.  DOI:  10.1021/om020959q

“Trans-cyclopropyl b-amino acid derivatives via asymmetric cyclopropanation using a (salen)Ru(II)-catalyst”  Miller, J. A.; Hennessy, E. J.; Marshall, W. J.; Scialdone, M. A.; Nguyen, S. T. J. Org. Chem., 2003, 68 (20), 7884-7886.  DOI:  10.1021/jo0344079

“The discovery and development of well-defined, ruthenium-based olefin metathesis catalysts”  Nguyen, S. T.; Trnka, T.  In Grubbs, R. H.; Ed. Handbook of Metathesis, Vol. 1, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2003, pp 61-85.

“A supramolecular approach to an allosteric catalyst”  Gianneschi, N. C.; Bertin, P. A.; Nguyen, S. T.; Mirkin, C. A.; Zakharov, L. N.; Rheingold, A. L. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 10508-10509.  DOI:  10.1021/ja035621h

“Limitations in the synthesis of high molecular weight polymers via nitroxide-mediated controlled radical polymerization:  experimental studies”  Gray, M. K.; Zhou, H.; Nguyen, S. T., Torkelson, J. M. Macromolecules, 2003, 36, 5792-5797.  DOI:  10.1021/ma0300903

“Catalytic, three-component assembly reaction for the synthesis of pyrrolidines” Galliford, C. V.; Beenen, M. A.; Nguyen, S. T.; Scheidt, K. A.; Org. Lett., 2003; 5; 3487-3490.  DOI:  10.1021/ol035292y

“Ultrathin micropatterned porphyrin films assembled via zirconium phosphonate chemistry” Massari, A. M.; Gurney, R. W.; Wightman, M. D.; Huang, C.-H. K.; Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T. Polyhedron 2003, 22, 3065-307.

“Co(III) porphyrin/DMAP:  an efficient catalyst for the synthesis of cyclic carbonates from CO2 and epoxides”  Paddock, R. L.; Hiyama, Y.; McKay, J. M.; Nguyen, S. T. Tetrahedron. Lett. 2003, 45, 2023-2026.

“Permeable, microporous polymeric membrane materials constructed from discrete molecular squares”  Keefe, M. H.; O’Donnell, J. L.; Bailey, R. C.; Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp J. T. Adv. Mater. 2003, 15, 1936-1939.

“The asymmetric Meerwein-Schmidt-Pondorf-Verley reduction of prochiral ketones with iPrOH catalyzed by Al catalysts” Campbell, E. J.; Zhou, H.; and Nguyen, S. T. Angew. Chem., Intl. Ed. Engl. 2002, 41 (6), 1020-1022.

“Molecular sieving and thin-film transport by molecular materials featuring large component cavities” Zhang, J.; Williams, M. B.; Keefe, M. H.; Morris, G. A.; Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T. Electrochemical and Solid State Letters 2002, 5, E25-E28.

“An efficient and highly enantio- and diastereoselective cyclopropanation of olefins catalyzed by schiff-base ruthenium(II) complexes”  Miller, J. A.; Jin, W.; Nguyen, S. T. Angew. Chem., Intl. Ed. Engl. 2002, 41 (16), 2953-2956.

“Nitrene-transfer to olefins catalyzed by methyltrioxorhenium: a universal catalyst for the [1+2] cycloaddition of C-, N-, and O-atom fragments to olefins”  Jeon, H.-J.; Nguyen, S. T. Chem. Commun. 2001, 235-236.

“Unsymmetrical salen ligands: high yield synthesis of salen-type schiff bases containing two different benzaldehyde moieties”  Campbell, E. J.; Nguyen, S. T. Tetrahedron Lett. 2001, 42, 1221-1225.

“Toward polymeric anti-cancer drug cocktails from ring-opening metathesis polymerization”  Watson, K. J.; Anderson, D. R.; Nguyen, S. T. Macromolecules, 2001, 34, 3507-3509.  DOI:  10.1021/ma001916t

“A general route to pyridine-modified salicylaldehydes via suzuki coupling”  Morris, G. A.; Nguyen, S. T. Tetrahedron Lett. 2001, 42, 2093-2096.

“Supramolecular chemistry—functional structures on mesoscale”  Nguyen, S. T.; Gin, D. L.; Hupp, J. T.; Zhang, X.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2001, 98, 11849-11850.

“A general high-yield route to bis(salicylaaldimine) zinc(II) complexes:  applications to the synthesis of pyridine-modified salen-type zinc(II) complexes”  Morris, G. A.; Zhou, H.; Nguyen, S. T. Inorg. Chem. 2001, 40, 3222-3227.  DOI:  10.1021/ic010090o

“DNA-block copolymer conjugates”  Watson, K. J.; Park, S.-J.; Ihm, J.-H.; Nguyen, S. T.; and Mirkin, C. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2001, 123, 5592-5593.

“Catalytic Meerwein-Pondorf-Verley reduction by simple aluminum complexes”  Campbell, E. J.; Zhou, H.; and Nguyen, S. T. Org. Lett., 2001, 3, 2391-2393.  DOI : 10.1021/ol0162116

“Imidazolinium complexes as catalysts for the ring-opening alkylation of meso-epoxides by alkylaluminum complexes”  Zhou, H.; Campbell, E. J.; Nguyen, S. T. Org. Lett., 2001, 3, 2229-2231.  DOI:  10.1021/ol0161110

“Homogeneous catalytic olefin epoxidation” Merlau, M. L.; Borg-Breen, C. C.; Nguyen, S. T. in Encyclopedia of Catalysis; Vol. 3, Horvath, I.; Ed.  John Wiley, New York, 2001, pp155-246.

“Functional nanostructured molecular materials”  Hupp, J. T.; Nguyen, S. T.  Electrochemical Society Interface 2001, 10 (3), 28-32.

“The Materials World Module series and the polymer module:  a design-oriented approach to teach scientific concepts to grades 9-12 students through materials science”  Nguyen, S. T.; Cocson, J. K.; Colby, C. K.; Chang, R. P. H.; Miller, K. E.  Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 2001, 684E, GG6.6.1-12.

“Enhanced activity of enantioselective (salen)mn(III) epoxidation catalysts through supramolecular complexation”  Morris, G. A.; Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T. J. Mol. Catal A: Chem. 2001, 174, 15-20.

“Preparation of 3-aryl-substituted salicylaldehydes via Suzuki coupling”  Zhuravel, M. A.; Nguyen, S. T. Tetrahedron Lett. 2001, 42, 7925-7928.

“Artificial enzymes formed via directed assembly of molecular square-encapsulated epoxidation catalysts”  Merlau, M. L.; Mejia, M. P., Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T. Angew. Chem., Intl. Ed. Engl. 2001, 40 (22), 4239-4242.

“Chemical CO2 fixation:  Cr(III) salen complexes as highly efficient catalysts for the coupling of CO2 and epoxide”  Paddock, R. L.; Nguyen, S. T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 11498-11499.  DOI:  10.1021/ja0164677

“The synthesis and ring-opening metathesis polymerization of an amphiphilic redox-active norbornene”  Watson, K. J.; Nguyen, S. T.; Mirkin, C. A.  J. Organomet. Chem. 2000, 606, 79-83.

“Norbornenyl-substituted thiophenes: novel doubly polymerizable monomers” Watson, K. J.; Zhu, J.; Wolfe, P. S.; Nguyen, S. T.; Mirkin, C. A.  Macromolecules, 2000, 33, 4628-4633.  DOI:  10.1021/ma992035t

“Redox-active polymer-nanoparticle hybrid materials” Watson, K. J.; Zhu, J.; Nguyen, S. T.; Mirkin, C. A. Pure Appl. Chem. 2000, 72, 67-72.

“Polyacetylene and its analogs:  synthesis and electronic properties” Harrell, K. J. S.; Nguyen, S. T. in Handbook of Advanced Electronic and Photonic Materials; Nalwa, H. S.; Ed.  Academic Press, New York, 2000, Volume 8, pp 131-161.

“Synthesis and characterization of novel (salen)rhodium(III) dichloride complexes with unsymmetrically bound salen ligands” Stinziano-Eveland, R. A.; Nguyen, S. T.; Liable-Sands, L. M.; Rheingold, A. L.  Inorg. Chem. 2000, 39, 2452-2455.  DOI: 10.1021/ic990548a.

“Enhanced stability of manganese porphyrin oxidation catalysts through ‘supramolecular’ complexation”Merlau, M. L.; Grande, W. J., Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T. J. Mol. Catal A: Chem. 2000, 156, 79-84.

“Hybrid nanoparticles with block copolymer shell structure”  Watson, K. J.; Zhu, J.; Nguyen, S. T.; Mirkin, C. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 462-463.  DOI:  10.1021/ja983173l

Prior to 1999

Publications 1-16 are not based on independent work carried out at Northwestern University.

“Thermochemical investigations of phosphine ligand substitution reactions involving trans-(PR3)2Cl2Ru=CH-CH=CPh2 complexes”  Cucullu, M.; Li, C. X.; Nolan, S. P.; Nguyen, S. T; Grubbs, R. H.  Organometallics 1998, 17, 5565-5568.  DOI:  10.1021/om9806343

“Well-defined ruthenium olefin metathesis catalysts: mechanism and activity”.  Dias, E. L.; Nguyen, S. T.; Grubbs, R. H.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 3887-3897.  DOI:  10.1021/ja963136z

“Utility of a ruthenium metathesis catalyst for the preparation of end-functionalized polybutadiene”  Hillmyer, M. A.; Nguyen, S. T.; Grubbs, R. H.  Macromolecules 1997, 30, 718-721.  DOI:  10.1021/ma961316n

“The syntheses and activities of polystyrene-supported olefin metathesis catalysts based on Cl2(PR3)2Ru=CH-CH=CPh2”.  Nguyen, S. T.; Grubbs, R. H.  J. Organomet. Chem. 1995, 497, 195-200.

“Reactions of ruthenium carbenes of the type (PPh3)2(X)2Ru=CH-CH=CPh2 (X = Cl and CF3COO) with strained acyclic olefins and functionalized olefins”.  Wu, Z.; Nguyen, S. T.; Grubbs, R. H.; Ziller, J. W.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 5503-5511.  DOI:  10.1021/ja00125a010

“Ring-opening metathesis copolymerization employing ruthenium-based metathesis catalysts”.  Hillmyer, M. A.; Benedicto, A. D.; Nguyen, S. T.; Wu, Z.; Grubbs, R. H.  Macromol. Symp. 1995, 89, 411-419.

“Semiconductor”  Stanton, C. E.; Nguyen, S. T.; Kesselman, J. M.; Laibinis, P. E.; Lewis, N. S.  In Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry, Vol. 7, King, R. B., Ed., John Wiley: New York, 1994, 3725-3739.

“Reaction of 3,3-diphenylcyclopropene with iridium(I) complexes:  probing the mechanism of cyclopropene rearrangements at transition metal centers”  Li, R. T.; Nguyen, S. T.; Grubbs, R. H.; Ziller, J. W.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 10032-10040.  DOI:  10.1021/ja00101a023

“Principles and applications of semiconductor photoelectrochemistry”  Tan, M. X.; Laibinis, P. E.; Nguyen, S. T.; Kesselman, J. M.; Stanton, C. E.; Lewis, N. S.  Prog. Inorg. Chem. 1994, 41, 21-144.

“Catalytic ring-closing metathesis of functionalized dienes by a ruthenium carbene complex”  Fu, G. C. Nguyen, S. T.; Grubbs, R. H.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1993, 115, 9856-9857.  DOI:  10.1021/ja00074a085

“The synthesis and activity of new single-component, ruthenium-based olefin metathesis catalysts”  Nguyen, S. T.; Grubbs, R. H.; Ziller, J. W.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1993, 115, 9858-9859.  DOI: 10.1021/ja00074a086

“Ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP) of norbornene by a group VIII carbene complex in protic media” Nguyen, S. T.; Johnson, L. K.; Grubbs, R. H.; Ziller, J. W.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 3974-3975.  DOI:  10.1021/ja00036a053

“Formation of substituted ferracyclopentadiene complexes by the reaction of alkynes with protonated diferra-m-azaallylidene complexes”  Snead, T. E.; Mirkin, C. A.; Lu, K.-L.; Nguyen, S. T.; Feng, W.-C.; Beckman, H. L.; Geoffroy, G. L.; Rheingold, A. L; Haggerty, B. S. Organometallics 1992, 11, 2613-2622. DOI:  10.1021/om00043a052

“Reactivity of Fe3  and Ru3m3-phenylimido clusters with alkynes, allene, and 1,3-cyclohexadiene”  Song, J.-S.; Han, S.-H.; Nguyen, S. T.; Geoffroy, G. L.; Rheingold, A. L. Organometallics 1990, 9, 2386-2395.  DOI:  10.1021/om00158a040

“Further studies of cluster-bound imido ligands.  imido-acyl coupling and promotion of the formation and carbonylation of imido ligands by halides”  Han, S.-H.; Song, J.-S.; Macklin, P. D.; Nguyen, S. T.; Geoffroy, G. L.  Organometallics 1989, 8, 2127-2138.  DOI:  10.1021/om00111a006

“Hexaruthenium and heptaruthenium clusters possessing m4-imido ligands”  Han, S.-H.; Nguyen, S. T.; Geoffroy, G. L.; Rheingold, A. L. .  Organometallics 1988, 7, 2034-2038.  DOI:  10.1021/om00099a021

NU-based Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings and Book Chapters.

PRCP3. “Atomic-scale X-ray structural analysis self-assembled monolayers on Silicon”  Lin, J.-C.; Kellar, J. A.; Kim, J. H.; Yoder, N. L.; Bevan, K. H.; Nguyen, S. T.; Hersam, M. C.; Bedzyk, M. J.  Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics, 2009, 168, 33-39.  DOI:  10.1140/epjst/e2009-00933-8.

PRCP2. “Post-synthesis modification of a metal-organic framework with silver ions”  Emberger, G. A.; Bae, Y.-S.; Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T.; Broadbelt, L. J.; Snurr, R. Q.  In “Characterization of Porous Solids VIII:  Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on the Characterisation of Porous Solids”  Seaton, N; Reinoso, F. R.; Llewellyn, P.; Kaskell, S. Eds  Special Publications 2009, 352, Chapter 17.  Springer-Verlag

PRCP1. “Polymer-inorganic nanocomposites from Si-based substrates—Applications of ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP)”  Kim, J.-H.; Kellar, J. A.; Hersam, M. C.; Nguyen, S. T.  In “Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Stabilization, Passivation and Functionalization” Nagarajann, R.; Hatton, T. A. Eds  ACS Symp. Ser. 2008, 996, 303-321.  Oxford University Press.  DOI:  10.1021/bk-2008-0996.ch022

NU-based Non-Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings and Publications

NPR27. “Modular Polymer-Caged Nanobins as a Versatile Drug-Delivery Platform”  Lee, S.-M.; Nguyen, S. T.  The Journal of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, 2011, 14, 13-19.

NPR26. “Hydroquinine-based Chiral Ionic Liquids”  Schmerberg, C. M.; Cho, S.-H. Nguyen, S. T.  Northwestern Undergrad. Res. J. 2008, 4, 11-18.

NPR25. “Molecular Machines as Abiotic Enzymes” Lee, S. J.; Yoon, H. J.; Nguyen, S. T.; Mirkin, C. A.; Hupp, J. T. CBD PS&T Conference, DTRA, September 2008.

NPR24. “Progress toward “Click”-Based Small-Molecule DNA Hybrids Part II:  Di- and Tri-Functionalized Core”  Mirkin, E. C.; Eryazici, I.; Stepp, B. R.; Nguyen, S. T.  Nanoscape 2010, 7 (1), in press.

NPR23. “Thermal Behavior of Polystyrene-Silica Nanocomposites”  Whittington, A.; Kim, J.-H.; Nguyen, S. T.  Nanoscape 2009, 6 (1), 26-29.

NPR22. “UV-induced Reaction of Conjugated Styrene Derivatives with H-Passivated Silicon Surfaces”  Verma, R.; Kim, J.-H.; Nguyen, S. T.  Nanoscape 2009, 6 (1), 35-40.

NPR21. “Synthesis of Fluorescent DNA-modified Polymer Nanoparticles for use in a Highly Sensitive DNA Detection Assay”  Srinivasan, S.; Boyle, M. M; Stepp, B. R.; Nguyen, S. T.  Nanoscape 2009, 6 (1), 30-34.

NPR20. “Modification of Organic Monolayer on Si(111) Surface using Sonogashira Coupling:  A Strategy for Interfacing Biologically Relevant Compounds with Silicon”.  Boe, A.; Kim, J.-H.; Nguyen, S. T.  Nanoscape 2008, 5, 124-135.

NPR1. “Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of Styrene Utilizing an Iron(II) Complex of a Tetradentate Schiff-Base”.  Wolfe, P. S. and Nguyen  S. T.  Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem. 1998, 39 (2), 552-553.

NPR19. “Progress toward “Click”-Based Small-Molecule DNA Hybrids:  Syntheseis of Precursors to Acetylene- Terminated Core Molecules and Azide-Functionalized Deoxynucleosides Arms”  Mirkin, E. C.; Stepp, B. R.; Nguyen, S. T.  Nanoscape 2008, 5, 4-13.

NPR18. “Synthesis of [Bis(pyridine)salen]ZnII–based Coordination Polymers and Their Application in Enantioselective Separations”  Cho, S.-H.; Gadzikwa, T.; Emberger, G. A.; Snurr, R. Q.; Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T.  PMSE. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Mater Sci. Eng.. 2007, 97, 95-96.

NPR17. “Synthesis of Polymer Nanoparticles from Amphiphilc Block Copolymers for DNA Detection via Amplified Fluorescence”  Stepp, B. R.; Boyle, M. M.; Srinivasan, S.; Smith, D.; Nguyen, S. T.  Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem. 2006, 47 (2), 791-792.

NPR16. “Drug-Conjugated Polymeric Nanoparticles for Targeted Delivery: Model System for Nanoparticle Toxicity Studies”  Smith, D.; Nguyen, S. T.  Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem. 2006, 47 (2), 378-379.

NPR15. “Development of Bioorganic Polymer Composites for the Directed Assembly of Functional MaterialS.”  Abdullah, O.; Stepp, B. R.; Nguyen, S. T.  Nanoscape 2006, 3, 7-11.

NPR14. “Small-Molecule DNA Hybrid Model Studies”  Koh, D. L. F.; Stepp, B. R.; Nguyen, S. T.  Northwestern Undergrad. Res. J. .2006, 3, 40-50.

NPR13. “Organic-DNA Hybrids:  Detection Capabilities And Thermal Properties”  Davis, J. G.; Park, S.-J; Stepp, B. R.; Modi, P.; Koh, D. L-F.; Mirkin, C. A.; Nguyen, S. T.  Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem. 2005, 46 (2), 1142-1143.

NPR12. “Synthesis And Novel Application Of Gradient Copolymers Made By Controlled Radical Polymerization:  Compatibilization Of Immiscible Polymer Blends”  Kim, J.; Zhou, H.; Nguyen, S. T.; Torkelson, J. M.  Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem. 2005, 46 (2), 430-431.

NPR11. “Development and Applications of Organics/DNA Hybrid Materials”  Davilla, J. R.; Gibbs, J. M.; Dettmer, C. M.; Nguyen, S. T.  Nanoscape 2004, 1, 17-23.

NPR10. “Directed Assembly of Nanoporous, Porphyrin-Based, Molecular-Square Thin Films”  Schwartz, C. P.; Gurney, R. W.; Nguyen, S. T.  Nanoscape 2004, 1, 7-15.

NPR9. “Synthesis and Properties of Norbornene-Based Gradient Copolymers via Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization” Dettmer, C. M.; Gray, M. K.; Torkelson, J. M.; Nguyen, S. T.  Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem. 2004, 45 (1), 1113-1114.

NPR8. “High Molecular Weight Polymers Produced by Nitroxide-Mediated Controlled Radical Polymerization” Gray, M. K.; Nguyen, S. T.; Zhou, H.; Torkelson, J. M.  Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem. 2002, 43 (2), 295-296.

NPR7. “Gradient Copolymers Produced by Nitroxide-Mediated Controlled Radical Polymerization” Gray, M. K.; Nguyen, S. T.; Zhou, H.; Torkelson, J. M.  Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem. 2002, 43 (2), 112-113.

NPR6. “ Gradient Copolymerization of Styrene and 4-Acetoxystyrene via Nitroxide-Mediated Controlled Radical Polymerization” Gray, M. K.; Nguyen, S. T.; Zhou, H.; Torkelson, J. M.  Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem. 2001, 42 (2), 337-338.

NPR5. “The Polymerization of Acetylenes as Catalyzed by Pd(II) Complexes”  Harrell, K. J. S.; Nguyen, S. T.  Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem. 2000, 41 (1), 417.

NPR4. “Tutorial on ‘Transition Metal Complexes in Polymerization’”  Nguyen, S. T.  Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem. 2000, 41 (1), 383-384.

NPR3. “A Novel Class of Ruthenium Catalysts for Olefin Metathesis”  Paddock, R. L.; Nguyen, S. T.; Poeppelmeier, K. R. CHEMTRACTS-Inorg. Chem. 2000, 13, 119-123.

NPR2. “Palladium(II) Catalyzed Cyclopolymerization of 1,6-Heptadiyne”  Harrell, K. J. S.; Nguyen, S. T.  Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem. 1999, 40 (1), 121-122.

NPR1. “ Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of Styrene Utilizing an Iron(II) Complex of a Tetradentate Schiff-Base”  Wolfe, P. S. and Nguyen  S. T.  Polym. Prepr., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem. 1998, 39 (2), 552-553.