Conjugated Materials

  • Organics
  • Transition metal acetylides
  • Novel metallacyclopentadienes with unusual photophysical properties
  • Organoboron compounds
  • Conjugated rigid-rods and related molecules
  • Synthesis via Pd-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions
  • Linear and nonlinear optical (NLO) properties
  • Two photon absorption (TPA) / two photon excitd fluorescence (TPEF)
  • Crystal engineering (arene-perfluoroarene interactions)
  • Liquid crystal phase behavior
  • Novel luminescent pyrene derivatives
  • Synthesis via Ir-catalyzed borylation of C-H bonds
  • Synthesis via Pd-catalyzed Sonogashira or Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling
  • Small molecules triggers of stem cell differentiation
  • Synthesis via Ir-catalyzed borylation of C-H bonds
  • Synthesis via Pd-catalyzed Sonogashira or Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling