Publications

43. M.L. Croteau, X. Su, D. E. Wilcox, I. Aprahamian, "Metal Coordination and Isomerization of a Hydrazone Switch", ChemPlusChem 2014, 79, 1214–1224.

Invited contribution to the "Early Career Series"

42. L. Tatum, X. Su, I. Aprahamian, "Simple Hydrazone Building Blocks for Complicated Functional Materials", Acc. Chem. Res. 2014, 47, 2141–2149.

Invited contribution to the special issue on "Responsive Host Guest Systems"

41. X. Su, I. Aprahamian, "Hydrazone-based switches, metallo-assemblies and sensors", Chem. Soc. Rev. 2014, 43, 1963-1981.

Invited contribution to the special issue on "Supramolecular and Dynamic Covalent Reactivity" Check out the inside front cover

40. X. Su, I. Aprahamian, "Zinc(II)-Regulation of Hydrazone Switch Isomerization Kinetics", Org. Lett 2013, 1, 5952-5955.

39. X. Su, S. Voskian, R. P. Hughes, I. Aprahamian, "Manipulating Liquid-Crystal Properties Using a pH Activated Hydrazone Switch", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 10734-10739.

This communication was highlighted in C&EN , Medical News Today , Wiley-VCH Hot Topics , Chemistry Views, Liquid Crystals Today , and as a frontispiece.

38. T. F. Robbins, H. Qian, X. Su, R. P. Hughes, I. Aprahamian, "Cyanide Detection Using a Triazolopyridinium Salt", Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 2386-2389.

37. X. Su, M. Liptak, I. Aprahamian, "Water Soluble Triazolopyridinium Salts as Tunable Blue Light Emitters", Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 4160-4162.

Invited contribution to the 2013 ChemComm Emerging Investigator Issue.

36. Y. Yang, R. P. Hughes, I. Aprahamian, "Visible Light Switching of a BF2-Coordinated Azo Compound", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 15221-15224.

This communication was highlighted in C&EN.

35. X. Su, M. Lokov, A. Kutt, I. Leito, I. Aprahamian, "Unusual para-Substituent Effects on the Intramolecular Hydrogen-Bond in Hydrazone-Based Switches", Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 10490-10492.

Invited contribution to the "Aromaticity" special issue.

34. D. Ray, J. T. Foy, R. P. Hughes, I. Aprahamian, "A switching cascade of hydrazone-based rotary switches through coordination-coupled proton relays", Nature Chem. 2012, 4, 757-762.

The paper was highlighted in the News and Views section of Nature Chemistry.

33. X. Su, T. Lessing, I. Aprahamian, "The Importance of the Rotor in Hydrazone-Based Molecular Switches", Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2012, 8, 872-876.

Invited contribution to the "Molecular Switches and Cages" special issue.

32. J. T. Foy, E. B. Wilkes, I. Aprahamian, "Self-Assembly of Benzyl Cyclopentadienyl Lithium", CrystEngComm 2012, 14, 6126-6128.

Invited contribution to the "New Talent Americas" special issue.

31. Y. Yang, X. Su, C. Carroll, I. Aprahamian, "Aggregation Induced Emission in BF2-Hydrazone (BODIHY) Complexes", Chem. Sci. 2012, 3, 610-613.

This paper was one of the top 10 most accessed papers in November 2011. In addition, it was highlighted by ACS Noteworthy Chemistry.

30. S. M. Landge, K. Tkatchouk, D. Benitez, D. A. Lanfranchi. M. Elhabiri, W. A. Goddard III, I. Aprahamian, "Isomerization Mechanism in Hydrazone-Based Rotary Switches: Lateral Shift, Rotation, or Tautomerization?", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 9812-9823.

29. X. Su, T. F. Robbins, I. Aprahamian, "Switching Through Coordination-Coupled Proton Transfer", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 1841-1844.

28. X. Su, I. Aprahamian, "Switching Around Two Axles: Controlling the Configuration and Conformation of a Hydrazone-Based Switch", Org. Lett. 2011, 31, 30-33.

27. S. M. Landge, I. Aprahamian, "pH Activated Configurational Rotary Switch: Controlling the E/Z Isomerization in Hydrazones", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 18269-18271.

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26. T. Yasuda, K. Tanabe, K. K. Coti, I. Aprahamian, J. F. Stoddart, T. Kato, "A Redox-Switchable [2]Rotaxane in a Liquid-Crystalline State", Chem. Commun. 2010, 1224-1226.

This paper was selected as a "Hot Paper" and Highlighted in NPG Asia Materials.

25. A. Trabolsi, A. C. Fahrenbach, S. K. Dey, A. I. Share, D. C. Friedman, S. Basu, T. B. Gasa, N. M. Khashab, S. Saha, I. Aprahamian, H. A. Khatib, A. H. Flood, J. F. Stoddart, "A Tristable [2]Pseudo[2]Rotaxane", Chem. Commun. 2010, 871-873.

24. Y.-L Zhao, W. R. Dichtel, A. H. Trabolsi, S. Saha, I. Aprahamian, J. F. Stoddart, "A Redox-Switchable α-Cyclodextrin-Based [2]Rotaxane", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 11294-11296.

23. W. R. Dichtel, O. Š. Miljanic, W. Zhang, J. M. Spruell, K. Patel, I. Aprahamian, J. R. Heath, J. F. Stoddart, "Kinetic and Thermodynamic Approaches for the Efficient Formation of Mechanical Bonds", Acc. Chem. Res. 2008, 41, 1750-1761.

22. A. Coskun, S. Saha, I. Aprahamian, J. F. Stoddart, "A Reverse Donor-Acceptor Bistable [2]Catenane", Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 3187-3190.

21. Y.-L Zhao, I. Aprahamian, A. H. Trabolsi, N. Erina, J. F. Stoddart, "Organogel Formation by a Cholesterol-Stoppered Bistable [2]Rotaxane and Its Dumbbell Precursor", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 6348-6350.

20. I. Aprahamian, J.-C. Olsen, A. H. Trabolsi, J. F. Stoddart, "Tetrathiafulvalene Radical Cation Dimerization in a Bistable Tripodal [4]Rotaxane", Chemistry - A European Journal 2008, 14, 3889-3895.

19. O. Š. Miljanic, W. R. Dichtel, I. Aprahamian, R. D. Rohde, H. D. Agnew, J. R. Heath, J. F. Stoddart, "Rotaxanes and Catenanes by Click Chemistry", QSAR Comb. Sci. 2007, 27, 1165-1174. (Invited Review)

18. I. Aprahamian, O. Š. Miljanic, W. R. Dichtel, K. Isoda, T. Yasuda, T. Kato, J. F. Stoddart, "Clicked Interlocked Molecules", Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2007, 80, 1856-1869. (Invited Review - Back Cover)

17. S. Kang, I. Aprahamian, J. F. Stoddart, "Pirouetting in Chiral [2]Catenanes", Israel J. Chem. 2007, 47, 253-262. (Equal contribution with S. K.)

16. I. Aprahamian, T. Yasuda, T. Ikeda, S. Saha, W. R. Dichtel, K. Isoda, T. Kato, J. F. Stoddart, "A Liquid Crystalline Bistable [2]Rotaxane", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 4675-4679.

15. T. Ikeda, I. Aprahamian, J. F. Stoddart, "The Blue-Colored Donor-Acceptor [2]Rotaxane", Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 1481-1484.

14. I. Aprahamian, W. R. Dichtel, T. Ikeda, J. R. Heath, J. F. Stoddart, "A Clicked Bistable [2]Rotaxane", Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 1287-1290.

13. T. Ikeda, S. Saha, I. Aprahamian, K. C.-F. Leung, A. Williams, W.-Q. Deng, A. H. Flood, W. A. Goddard III, J. F. Stoddart, "Toward Electrochemically-Controllable Tristable Three-Station [2]Catenanes", Chem. Asian J. 2007, 2, 76-93.

12. S. Nygaard, K. C.-F. Leung, I. Aprahamian, T. Ikeda, S. Saha, B. W. Laursen, S.-Y. Kim, S. W. Hansen, P. C. Stein, A. H. Flood, J. F. Stoddart, J. O. Jeppesen, "Functionally Rigid Bistable [2]Rotaxanes", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 960-970.

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11. R. J. Vermeil, D. O. Miller, L. N. Dawe, I. Aprahamian, T. Sheradsky, M. Rabinovitz, G. J. Bodwell, "Mixed [2.2]Cyclophanes of Pyrene and Benzene", Aust. J. Chem. 2010, 63, 1703-1716.

10. I. Aprahamian, H. A. Wegner, T. Sternfeld, K. Rauch, A. de Meijere, T. Sheradsky, L. T. Scott, M. Rabinovitz, "Anions and Polyanions of Oligoindenopyrenes: Modes of Electron Delocalization and Dimerization", Chem. Asian J. 2006, 1, 678-685.

9. A. de Meijere, B. Stulgies, K. Albrecht, K. Rauch, H. A. Wegner, H. Hopf, L. T. Scott, L. Eshdat, I. Aprahamian, M. Rabinovitz, "New Interesting Molecular Topologies by Way of Modern Cross-Coupling Reactions", Pure Appl. Chem. 2006, 78, 813-830.

8. I. Aprahamian, D. V. Preda, M. Bancu, A. P. Belanger, T. Sheradsky, L. T. Scott, M. Rabinovitz, "Reduction of Bowl-Shaped Hydrocarbons: Dianions and Tetraanions of Annelated Corannulenes", J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 290-298.

7. I. Aprahamian, D. Eisenberg, R. E. Hoffman, T. Sternfeld, Y. Matsuo, E. A. Jackson, E. Nakamura, L. T. Scott, T. Sheradsky, M. Rabinovitz, "Ball-and-Socket Stacking of Supercharged Geodesic Polyarenes: Bonding by Interstitial Lithium Ions", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 9581-9587.

6. I. Aprahamian, G. J. Bodwell, J. J. Fleming, G. P. Manning, M. R. Mannion, B. L. Merner, T. Sheradsky, R. J. Vermeij, M. Rabinovitz, "Reduction of Strained Polycycles: How Much Strain Can a Pyrene Anion Take?", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 6765-6775.

5. N. Treitel, R. Shenhar, I. Aprahamian, T. Sheradsky, M. Rabinovitz, "Calculations of PAH anions: When Are Diffuse Functions Necessary?", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2004, 6, 1113-1121.

4. I. Aprahamian, G. J. Bodwell, J. J. Fleming, G. P. Manning, M. R. Mannion, T. Sheradsky, R. J. Vermeij, M. Rabinovitz, "Reductive Dimerization of Tethered Pyrenes: Implications For the Reduction of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 2547-2550.
This paper was designated a "VIP".

3. I. Aprahamian, G. J. Bodwell, J. J. Fleming, G. P. Manning, M. R. Mannion, T. Sheradsky, R. J. Vermeij, M. Rabinovitz, "The Great Escape?from Antiaromaticity: Reduction of Strained Pyrenes", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 1720-1721.
This paper was selected as an "Editors' Choice" by Science. See Science 2003, 299, 979-981.

2. I. Aprahamian, R. E. Hoffman, T. Sheradsky, D. V. Preda, M. Bancu, L. T. Scott, M. Rabinovitz, "A Four-Step Alternating Reductive Dimerization/Bond-Cleavage of Indenocorannulene", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2002, 41, 1712-1715.

1. T. Sternfeld, R. E. Hoffman, I. Aprahamian, M. Rabinovitz, "Fullerene Anions: Unusual Charge Distribution in C706-", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2001, 40, 455-457.

Book Chapter(s):

1. I. Aprahamian, M. Rabinovitz, "Polycyclic and Fullerene Lithium Carbanions" In The Chemistry of Organolithium Compounds (Vol II); Z. Rappoport, I. Marek, Eds; John Wiley & Sons Ltd.; Chichester (UK), 2006, 477-524.


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