Dr.   George   R.   Newkome

Dr. George R. Newkome

Vice President for Research Emeritus
Professor of Polymer Science and Chemistry
James and Vanita Oelschlager Professor of Science and Technology
Intellectual Property Fellow


Education

  • 1966 Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, Kent State University
  • 1961 B.S. Chemistry, Kent State University

Research Interests

Synthetic and structural studies in diverse areas of chemistry, supramolecular, and nanotechnology: dendrimers; metallosuperstructures.

Contact Information

Dr. George R. Newkome
The University of Akron
Goodyear Polymer Center, Rm. 529
Akron, Ohio 44325-4717

Email: newkome@uakron.edu
Voice: (330) 972-6458

Recent Publications (2010 - )

  • "Metal-Containing and Metallo-Supramolecular Polymers and Materials," Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2010, 31 (9/10), 793-940. (with S. Hornig, I. Manners, U.S. Schubert)
  • "Metal-Containing and Metallo-Supramolecular Polymers and Materials," Macromol. Chem. Phys.. 2010, 211 (11), 1246-1279. (with S. Hornig, I. Manners, U.S. Schubert)
  • "Dendrimers and Hyperbranched Materials", for the Open Access Journal - Polymers (ISSN 2073-4360), 2011-2012. (14 papers and review articles)
  • "Metal-Containing and Metallo-Supramolecular Polymers and Materials," Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2012, 33 (6-7), 437-615. (with I. Manners, S. Schubert, and U.S. Schubert)
  • "Metal-Containing and Metallo-Supramolecular Polymers and Materials," Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2014/5, TBD. (with I. Manners, S. Schubert, and U.S. Schubert)

2010

  • Newkome, G. R.; Shreiner, C. D. "Dendrimers Derived from 1 -> 3 Branching Motifs," Chem. Rev. 2010, 110 (10), 6338-6442.
  • Chan, Y.-T.; Moorefield, C. N.; Soler, M.; Newkome, G. R. "Unexpected Isolation of a Pentameric Metallomacro-cycle from an Fe(II)-Modified Complexation of 120º Juxtaposed 2,2':6',2''-Terpyridine Ligands," Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16 (6), 1768-1771.
  • Newkome, G. R. "Dendrimers - The Initial Years: Arborols and Unimolecular Micelles," a book chapter 2010. Invited, submitted.
  • Newkome, G. R. "Eight-Membered and Larger Rings," in Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Gribble, G. W.; Gilchrist, T. L. eds., Pergamon Press, 2010, 22, 537-561.
  • Wang, J.-L.; Chan, Y.-T.; Moorefield, C. N.; Pei, J.; Modarelli, D. A.; Romano, N.; Newkome, G. R. "Shape-Persistent, Truxene-Based, Nano-Sized Bisterpyridine Ruthenium(II) Complexes: Synthesis and Photophysical Properties," Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2010, 31 (9/10), 850-855.
  • Solar, M.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "Hexameric Macrocyclic Architectures in Heterocyclic Chemistry" in "Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry," Vol. 101, Katritzky, A. R. ed., Elsevier Inc., 2010, Chapter 1, pp. 1-74.
  • Perera, S.; Li, X.; Soler, M.; Schultz, A.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "Hexameric Palladium(II) Terpyridyl Metallomacrocycles: Assembly: Assembly with 4,4'-Bipyridine and Characterization by TWIM-Mass Spectrometry," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49 (37), 6539-6544.
  • Yoon, Z. S.; Chan, Y.-T.; Li, S.; Newkome, G. R.; Goodson, T., III, "Ultrafast Time-resolved Spectroscopy of Self-Assembled Cyclic Fe(II)-Bisterpyridine Complexes," J. Phys. Chem. B, 2010, 114 (36), 11731-11736.
  • Hornig, S.; Manners, I.; Newkome, G. R.; Schubert, U. S. "Metal containing and Metallo-Supramolecular Polymers and Materials," Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2010, 31 (9-10), 771.
  • Singh, R.; Premkumar, T.; Shin, J.Y.; Geckler, K. E.; Chan, Y. T.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "Carbon Nanotube and Gold-Based Materials: A Symbiosis," Chem. Eur. J. 2010 (16), 2010.

2011

  • Li, S.; Moorefield, C. N.; Shreiner, C. D.; Wang, P.; Newkome, G. R. "A Rigid Metallohexameric Macrocycle Composed of Endo- and Exo-cyclic Bisterpyridine-Metal Complexes," New J. Chem. 2011, 35 (10), 2130-2135 (honorary issue for Prof. Dieder Astruc)
  • Newkome, G. R.; Shreiner, C. D. "Designer Monomers to Tailored Dendrimers," in “Designing Dendrimers,” Campagna, S.,Ceroni, P., Puntoriero, F. eds., Wiley-VCH, Weinhiem, 2011, Chapt. 3, pp 57-93.
  • Chan, Y.-T.; Li, X.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Towards Larger Polygonal Architectures: Synthesis and Characterization of Iron(II)- and Ruthenium(II)-Bisterpyridine Metallocycles," Chem. Eur. J. 2011,17(28), 7750-7754.
  • Chan, Y.-T.; Li, X.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Design, Synthesis, Traveling Wave Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry Characterization of Iron(II)- and Ruthenium(II)-Terpyridine Metallo-macrocycles," J. Am Chem. Soc. 2011, 133 (31), 11967-11976.
  • Newkome, G. R. "Eight-Membered and Larger Rings," in Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Gribble, G. W.; Gilchrist, T. L. eds., Pergamon Press, 2011, 23, 499-518.
  • Li, X.; Chan, Y.-T.; Newkome, G. R.; Wesdemiotis, C. "Gradient Tandem Mass Spectrometry Interfaced with Ion Mobility Separation for the Characterization of Supramolecular Architectures," Anal. Chem. 2011, 83 (4), 1284-1290.
  • Perera,S.; Li, X.; Guo, M.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "Sterically congested, hexameric tetrakisterpyridinyl-PdII/CdII-metallomacrocycles: self-assembly and structural characterization," Chem. Commun. 2011, 48 (16), 4658-4660.
  • Wang, J.-L.; Li, X.; Lu, X.; Chan, Y.-T.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Dendron-Functionalized Bis(terpyridine)-Iron(II) or -Cadmium(II) Metallomacrocycles: Synthesis, Traveling-Wave Ion-Mobility Mass Spectrometry, and Photophysical Properties," Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17 (17), 4830-4838; spotlight: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50(17), 3834.
  • Guo, J.; Li, X.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "A novel two-fold channel framework based on metal tetramer subunits," Crys.Growth Des., 2011,11 (7), 2695-2697.
  • Wang, J.-L.; Li, X.; Lu, X.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Cheng, S. Z. D.; Newkome,G. R. "Stoichiometric Self-Assembly of Shape-Persistant 2D Complexes: A Facile Route to Symmetric Supramolecular Spoked Wheels," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133 (30), 11450-11453.
  • Winter, A.; Hoeppener, S.; Newkome, G. R.; Schubert, U. S. "Terpyridine-Functionalized Surfaces: Redox-active, Switchable, and Electroactive Nanoarchitectures," Adv. Mater., 2011, 23 (31), 3484-3498.
  • Winter, A.; Newkome, G. R.; Schubert, U. S "Catalytic Applications of Terpyridines and their Transition Metal Complexes," CHEMCATCHEM, 2011, 3 (9), 1384-1406.
  • Newkome, G. R.; Wang, J.-L.; Li, X.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Lu, X.; Schultz, A.; Sarkar, R. "Stoichiometric self-assembly of symmetric supramacromolecular complexes," Polym. Prep., 2011, 52(2), 922.
  • Newkome, G. R. "Macromolecules Containing Metal and Metal-like Elements," Materials Views, 2011.
  • Li, X.; Chan, Y.-T.; Casiano-Maldonado, M.; Yu, J.; Carri, G. A.; Newkome, G. R.; Wesdemiotis, C. "Separation and Characterization of Metallosupramacromolecular Libriaries by Mobility Mass Spectrometry," Anal. Chem., 2011, 83 (17), 6667-6674.
  • Winter, A.; Hager, M. D.; Newkome, G. R.; Schubert, U. S. "The Marrage of Terpyridine and Inorganic Nanoparticles: Synthetic Aspects, Characterization Techniques, and Potential Applications," Adv. Mater. 2011, 23 (48), 5728-5748.

2012

  • Solar, M.; Newkome, G. R. "Supramolecular Dendrimer Chemistry," in Supramolecular Chemistry: From Molecules to Nanomaterials, Steed, J. W. and Gale, P.A. (Editors-in-Chief), Smith, D. K. (Volume Ed.), John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK, Vol. 7 (Soft Mater), pp 3283-3295 2012; (ISBN: 978-0-470-74640-0).
  • Patri, A.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "Dendronized Biquinolines and the Metal Complexes: Dendron Synthesis and Metalloassembly," Heterocycles (honorary issue for Prof. Albert Padwa) 2012, 84 (2), 1023-1032.
  • Moorefield, C. N.; Perera, S.; Newkome, G. R. Part 153†. "Dendrimer Chemistry: Supramolecular Perspectives and Applications", in "Dendrimer-based Drug Delivery Systems: From Theory to Practice," Cheng, Y., Ed., Chapter 1, pp 1-54, Wiley and Sons, Inc.,Hoboken, N. J., 2012.
  • Winter, A.; Gottschaldt, M.; Newkome, G. R.; Schubert, U. S. "Terpyridine and their Complexes with First Row Transition Metal Ions: Cytotoxicity, Nuclease Activity and Self-Assembly of Biomacromolecules," Curr. Top. Med. Chem. 2012, 12 (3), 158-175.
  • Hassan, M. L.; Moorefield, C. M.; Elbatal, H. S.; Newkome, G. R. "New Metallo-Supramolecular Terpyridine-Modified Cellulose Functional Nanomaterials," J. Macromol.Sci. Part A. Pure Appld. Chem. 2012, 49(4), 298-305.
  • Schultz,A.; Cao, Y.; Chang, S. Z. D.; Li, X.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Stable, trinuclear Zn(II)- and Cd(II)-metallocycles: TWIM-MS, photophysical properties, and nanofibers formation," Dalton Trans. 2012, 41 (38), 11573-11575.
  • Wang, J.-L.; Li, X.; Shreiner, C. D.; Lu,X.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Shape-Persistent Ruthenium(II)- and Iron(II)-Bisterpyridine Metallodendrimers: Synthesis, Traveling-Wave Ion-Mobility Mass Spectrometry, and Photophysical Properties," New J. Chem. 2012, 36 (2), 484-491 (Special dendrimer issue and front cover).
  • Hassan, M. L.; Moorefield, C. M.; El-Batal, H. S.; Newkome, G. R.; Modarelli, D. A.; Romano, N. C. "Fluorescent cellulose nanocrystals via supramolecular assembly of terpyridine-modified cellulose nanocrystals and terpyridine-modified perylene," Mater. Sci. Eng. B., Adv. Funct. Solids Mater. 2012, 177 (4), 350-358.
  • Schultz, A.; Li, X.; Barkalay, B.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Stiochiometric Self-Assembly of Isomeric, Shape-Persistent, Supramacromolecular Bowties and Butterflies," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134 (18), 7672-7675.
  • Newkome, G. R. "Eight-Membered and Larger Rings," in Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Gribble, G. W.; Joule, J. E. eds., Pergamon Press, 2012, 24, 537-556.
  • Schultz, A.; Li, X.; McCusker, C.; Moorefield, C. N.; Castellano, F. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Dondorff Rings: Synthesis, Isolation, and Properties of Unexpected, 60°-Directed, Bisterpyridine-Based Folded Tetramers," Chem. Eur. J., 2012, 18 (37), 11569-11572. (Back cover picture).
  • Lu, X.; Li, X.; Wang,J.-L.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "From supramolecular triangle to heteroleptic rhombus: a simple bridge can make a difference," Chem. Commun. 2012, 48 (79), 9873-9875.

2013

  • Schultz, A.; Li, X.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Self-Assembly and Characterization of Rigid Three-Dimensional Metallomacrocycles: A Study of Supramolecular Constitutional Isomers," Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013 (14), 2492-2497.
  • Amin, A.; Sarkar, R.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "Preparation of Different Dendritic –Layered Silicate Nanocomposites," Polym. Eng. Sci. 2013, 53 (10), 2166-2174.
  • Yu, X.; Yue, K.; Hsieh, I.-F.; Li, Y.; Dong, X.-H.; Liu, C.; Xin, Y.; Wang, H.-F.; Shi, A.-C.; Newkome, G. R.; Ho, R.-M.; Chen, E.-Q.; Zhang, W.-B.; Cheng, S. Z. D. "Giant surfactants provide a versatile platform for sub-10 nm nanostructure engineering," PNAS, 2013, 110 (25), 10078-10083.
  • Lu, X.; Li, X.; Cao, Y.; Schultz, A.; Wang, J.-L.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Cheng, S. Z. D.; Newkome, G. R. "Structure Redesign of a Spoked Wheel: Stoichiometric Self-Assembly of a Supramolecular Three-Deminsional Wheel," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52(30), 7728-7731.
  • El-Batel, H.; Gao, K.; Li, X.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "Perylene-based, Bis-, Tetrakis-, and Hexakis(terpyridine) Ligands and Their RuII Bis(terpyridine) Complexes: Synthesis and Photophysical Properties", Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 3640-3644.
  • Moorefield, C. N.; Schultz, A.; Newkome, G. R. "From Dendrimers to Fractal Polymers and Beyond", Brazilian J. Pharmacol. Sci., 2013, 49, 67-83.
  • Newkome, G. R. Book Review: "Photophysics and Photochemistry of Metal-Contraining Polymers."
  • Newkome, G. R. Manners, I.; Schubert, S.; Schubert,U. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 33 (6-7), 447.
  • Newkome, G. R. "Eight-Membered and Larger Rings," in Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Gribble, G. W.; Joule, J. E. eds., Pergamon Press, 2013, 25, (Chapter 7) 497-517.
  • El-Batal, H; Rocha, Roca, J. M.; Méndez, P. F.; Godínez, L. A.; Gao, K.; Li, X.; Lu, X.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. Part 240*. "Terpyridine-modified, Perylene-Ru(II) Complexes: Synthesis, Electrochemical and Photovoltaic Properties," Heterocycles, 2014, in press.
  • Amin, A.; Sarkar, R.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "Synthesis of polymer-clay nanocomposites of some vinyl monomers by surface-initiated atom transfer radical polymerization," Des. Monomer Polym. 2013, 16(6), 528-536.
  • Amin, A.; Kandil, H,; Ismail, M. N.; Makal, N.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "Preparation of dendritic adamantine-based polymers/layered silicate nanocomposites," Polym. Eng, Sci. 2013, 53, 2066-2074.

2014

  • Song, S.; Xue, Y.; Feng, F.; Elbatal, H.; Wang, P.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R.; Dai, L. "Reversible Self-Assembly of Terpyridine-Functionalized Graphene Oxide for Energy Conversion," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53(5), 1415-1419.
  • Ludlow III, J. M.; Tominaga, A. N. M.; Chugo, Y.; Schultz, A.; Lu, X.; Xie, T.; Gao, K.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Self-assembly of spacially directed bisterpyridine o-carborane into suprametallomacrocycles," Dalton. Trans. 2014, 43(25), 9604-9611.
  • Newkome, G. R. "Eight-Membered and Larger Rings," in Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Gribble, G. W.; Joule, J. E. eds., Pergamon Press, 2014, 26, 581-603.
  • Xie, T.-z.; Guo, K.; Huang, M.; Lu,X.; Liao, S.; Sarkar, R.; Moorefield, C. N.; Chang, S. Z. D.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Towards Molecular Construction Platforms: Synthesis of a Metallotricyclic Spirane based on Bis(2,2':6',2''-Terpyridine)RuII Connectivity," Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20(36), 11291-11294.
  • Xie, T.-Z.; Liao, S.-Y.; Gao, K.; Lu, X.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. “Construction of a Highly Symmetric Nanosphere via a One-Pot Reaction of a Tristerpyridine Ligand with Ru(II),” J. Am. Soc. Soc. 2014, 136(23), 8165-8168.
  • Lu, X.; Li, X.; Guo,K.; Huang, M.; Wang, J.; Wang, J.-L.; Xie, T.-Z.; Moorefield, C. N.; Cheng, S. Z. D.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Self-assembly of a Bis-Rhomboidal-Shaped, Three-Dimensional Molecular Wheel," Chem. Eur. J., 2014,20(41),13094-13098.
  • Dong, X. H.; Lu, X.; Ni, B.; Chen, Z.; Yue, K.; Li, Y.; Rong, L.; Hsiao, B. S.; Newkome, G. R.; Shi, A.-C.; Zhang, W.-B.; Cheng, S. Z. D. "Effects of molecular geometry on the self-assembly of giant polymer-dendron conjugates in condensed state," Soft Matter, 2014 10(18), 3200-3208.
  • Sarkar, R.; Kai, G.; Moorefield, C. N.; Saunders, M. J.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "One-step, Multicomponent, Self-assembly of a First-Generation Sierpinski Triangle: From a Fractal Design to Chemical Reality," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53 (45), 12182-12185.
  • Hassan, M. L.; Fadel, S. M.; Moorefield, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Dendronized Cellulose Nanocrystals as Templates for Preparation of ZnS and CdS Quantum Dots," J. Macromol. Sci. A. Pure and Appld. Chem. 2014, 51, 743-749.
  • Newkome, G. R. "Thoughts on Akron and Akron-initiated Innovation", in Under the Rust Belt: Revealing Innovation in Northeast Ohio, T. Bacher, Ed., University of Akron Press, 2014.

2015

  • Hassan, E. A.; Hassan, M. L.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "New Supramolecular metallo-terpyridine carboxymethyl cellulose derivatives with antimicrobial properties," Carbohydr. Polym., 2015, 116, 2-8.
  • Newkome, G. R.; Moorefield, C. N. "From 1 ? 3 Dendritic Designs to Fractal Supramacromolecular Complex Constructs," Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014/5, in press [CS-REV-07-2014-000234.R1].
  • Lu, X.; Li, X.; Guo,K.; Xie,T.-z.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Probing the Hidden World of Molecular Self-assembly: Concentration-dependent, Three-dimensional Supramolecular Interconversions," J.Am. Chem. Soc. 2014/5, in press [DOI: 10.10021/ja.511341z).
  • Moorefield, C. N.; Schultz, A.; Newkome, G. R. "Self-assembly of Terpyridine-based Metallo-macrocycles" in "Self-Assembled Rings and Cages," Guido Clever, ed., Wiley/VCH (Weinheim, Germany), 2015, in press.
  • Hassen, M.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. Part 156. "Dendronized and hyperbranched cellulose derivatives", Cellulose and Cellulose Derivatives: Synthesis, Modification, Nanostructure and Applications," Mondal, Md. I. H., ed., Nova Science Publishers, 2015, in preparation.
  • Yi, C.; Yue, K.; Ren, H,; Zhang,W.-B.; Huang, L.; Lu, X.; Newkome, G. R.; Cheng, S. Z. D.; Gong, X. "Conductive Water/Alcohol-Soluble Neutral Fullerene Derivative as an Interfacial Layer for Inverted Polymer Solar Cells with High Efficiency," ACS Nano 2014, submitted [nn-2014-02925e].
  • Yi, C.; Yue, K.; Zhang, W. B.; Lu, X.; Hou, J.; Li, Y.; Huang, L.; Newkome, G.; Cheng, S.; Gong, X. "Conductive Water/Alcohol Soluble Neutral Fullerene Derivative as an Interfacial Layer for Inverted Polymer Solar Cells with High Efficiency," ACS Mater. Interf. 2014, DOI: 10. 1021.am503510z, submitted.
  • Ludlow III, J. M.; Xie, T.; Guo, Z.; Guo, K,; Saunders, M. J.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Directed flexibility: self-assembly of a supramolecular tetrahedron", Chem. Commun. 2014, submitted.
  • Xie,T.-Z.; Guo, K.; Huang, M.; Lu, W. Liao, S.; Moorefield, C. N.; Cheng, S. Z. D.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Archimedean Solids as Templayes for 3D Nanomolecular Objects: A [24<tpy-Zn+2-tpy>][48 PF6¯] Cuboctahedron", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, to be submitted.
  • Li, Y.; Jiang, Z.; Yuan, J.; Liu,D.; Wu, T.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wang, P.; Newkome, G. R. "Facile thermodynamic conversion of a linear metallopolymer to a self-assembled hexameric metallomacrocycle", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, submitted.

Recent Patents (2010 - )

  • "Performance of Energy Storage Devices: Potential Areas for Dendritic Chemistry Involvement," U.S. Pat. 7,772,431 (Aug. 10, 2010).
  • "Convenient Synthesis of 1 ?3 C-Branched Dendrons," U S Pat. 8,138,301 (Mar. 20, 2012) (w/ C. N. Moorefield, & K. K. Kotta).
  • "Reversible Self-Assembly of Imbedded Metallomacrocycles within a Macromolecular Super-structure" U.S. Pat. 8,148,438 (Apr. 3, 2012) (w/ C. N. Moorefield & P. Wang).
  • "Methods of Nanoassembly of a Fractal Polymer and Materials Formed Thereby," U.S. Pat. 8,227,614 (7/24/2012) (w/ C. N. Moorefield).
  • "Methods of Nanoassembly of a Fractal Polymer and Materials Formed Thereby," U.S. Pat.8,841,451 (9/23/2014) (w/ C. N. Moorefield).
  • "Construction of CdS Quantum Dots via Regioselective Dendritic Functionalized Cellulose Template," U.S. Pat. 8,858,832 (Oct. 14, 2014) (C. N. Moorefield).
  • "t-Butyl Cascade Polymers," U.S. Pat. 8,067,630 (Nov. 29, 2011) (w/ C. N. Moorefield & R. K. Behera).
  • "Ceramic Nanofibers Containing Nanosized Metal Catalyst Particles and Medium Thereof," US 8,535,632 (Sept. 17, 2013) (w/ G. Chase, S. Bhargava, S.-J. Park, & S. Swaminathan).
  • "Methods for Producing Materials with Photo- snd Electroluminescence Properties and Systems Using Such Materials," U.S. Pat. 8,642,762 (Feb. 4, 2014) (w/ C. N. Moorefield).
  • "Metal-Medated Reversible Self-Assembly of Carbon Nanotubes," U.S. Pat. 8,895,742 (Nov. 25, 2014) (w/ C. N. Moorefield, P. Wang, & S. Li)

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