Journal Articles


  1. Force-Induced Near-Infrared Chromism of Mechanophore-Linked Polymers
    Qingkai Qi, Gaganjot Sekhon, Richard Chandradat, Nnamdi M. Ofodum, Tianruo Shen, Jan Scrimgeour, Monu Joy, Mario Wriedt, Madhuri Jayathirtha, Costel C. Darie, Devon A. Shipp, Xiaogang Liu*, and Xiaocun Lu*
    Journal of the American Chemical Society  2021143 (42), 17337–17343.
    DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c05923


  1. Direct observation of intramolecular coplanarity regulated polymorph emission of a tetraphenylethene derivative
    Qingkai Qi, Shan Jiang, Qinglong Qiao, Jinbei Wei, Bin Xu, Xiaocun Lu,* Zhaochao Xu,* Wenjing Tian*
    Chinese Chemical Letters  202031 (11), 2985-2987.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cclet.2020.05.044

Prior to Clarkson


  1. Autonomous Damage Detection in Multilayered Coatings via Integrated Aggregation-Induced Emission Luminogens
    Xiaocun Lu, Wenle Li, Nancy R. Sottos, and Jeffrey S. Moore
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces  201810 (47), 40361–40365.
    DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b16454


  1. A Robust Oil-in-Oil Emulsion for the Nonaqueous Encapsulation of Hydrophilic Payloads
    Xiaocun Lu, Joshua S. Katz, Adam K. Schmitt, and Jeffrey S. Moore
    Journal of the American Chemical Society  2018, 140 (10), 3619–3625.
    DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b11847


  1. Programmable Payload Release from Transient Polymer Microcapsules Triggered by a Specific Ion Coactivation Effect
    Shijia Tang, Liuyan Tang, Xiaocun Lu, Huiying Liu, and Jeffrey S. Moore
    Journal of the American Chemical Society  2018, 140 (1), 94-97.
    DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b11022


  1. Supercharged, Precise, Megametallodendrimers via a Single-Step, Quantitative, Assembly Process
    Ting-Zheng Xie, Xiaolei Wu, Kevin J. Endres, Zaihong Guo, Xiaocun Lu, Jingyi Li, Erendra Manandhar, James M. Ludlow, III, Charles N. Moorefield, Mary Jane Saunders, Chrys Wesdemiotis, and George R. Newkome
    Journal of the American Chemical Society  2017, 139 (44), 15652–15655.
    DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b10328


  1. Hydrophobic-Driven, Metallomacrocyclic Assembly: Towards Quantitative Construction
    Ting-Zheng Xie, Jing-Yi Li, Zaihong Guo, James M. Ludlow III, Xiaocun Lu, Charles N. Moorefield, Chrys Wesdemiotis, and George R. Newkome
    European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry  2016, (11), 1671–1677.
    DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201600048


  1. Precise Molecular Fission and Fusion: Quantitative Self-Assembly and Chemistry of a Metallo-Cuboctahedron
    Ting-Zheng Xie, Kai Guo, Zaihong Guo, Wen-Yang Gao, Lukasz Wojtas, Guo-Hong Ning, Mingjun Huang, Xiaocun Lu, Jing-Yi Li, Sheng-Yun Liao, Yu-Sheng Chen, Charles N. Moorefield, Mary Jane Saunders, Stephen Z. D. Cheng, Chrys Wesdemiotis, and George R. Newkome
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition  201554 (32), 9224-9229.
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201503609


  1. Perylene-Based, Bis(terpyridine)-Ru(II) Complexes: Synthesis, Electrochemical and Photovoltaic Properties
    Hany El-Batal, Juan Manríquez Rocha, Perla F. Méndez, Luis A. Godínez, Kai Guo, Xiaopeng Li, Xiaocun Lu, Chrys Wesdemiotis, Charles N. Moorefield, and George R. Newkome
    Heterocycles  201590 (1), 502-514.
    DOI: 10.3987/COM-14-S(K)49


  1. Probing a Hidden World of Molecular Self-assembly: Concentration-Dependent, Three-Dimensional Supramolecular Interconversions
    Xiaocun Lu, Xiaopeng Li, Kai Guo, Ting-Zheng Xie, Charles N. Moorefield, Chrys Wesdemiotis, and George R. Newkome
    Journal of the American Chemical Society  2014136 (52), 18149-18155.
    DOI: 10.1021/ja511341z


  1. One Ligand in Dual Roles: Self-Assembly of a Bis-Rhomboidal-Shaped, Three-Dimensional Molecular Wheel
    Xiaocun Lu, Xiaopeng Li, Kai Guo, Jing Wang, Mingjun Huang, Jin-Liang Wang, Ting-Zheng Xie, Charles N. Moorefield, Stephen Z. D. Cheng, Chrys Wesdemiotis, and George R. Newkome
    Chemistry – A European Journal  201420 (41), 13094-13098.
    DOI: 10.1002/chem.201404358


  1. Conductive Water/Alcohol Soluble Neutral Fullerene Derivative as an Interfacial Layer for Inverted Polymer Solar Cells with High Efficiency
    Chao Yi, Kan Yue, Wen-Bin Zhang, Xiaocun Lu, Jianhui Hou, Yongfang Li, Lin Huang, George R. Newkome, Stephen Z. D. Cheng, and Xiong Gong
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces  20146 (16), 14189-14195.
    DOI: 10.1021/am503510z


  1. Towards Molecular Construction Platforms: Synthesis of a Metallotricyclic Spirane Based on Bis(2,2':6',2"-Terpyridine)RuII Connectivity
    Ting-Zheng Xie, Kai Guo, Mingjun Huang, Xiaocun Lu, Sheng-Yun Liao, Rajarshi Sarkar, Charles N. Moorefield, Stephen Z. D. Cheng, Chrys Wesdemiotis, and George R. Newkome
    Chemistry – A European Journal  201420 (36), 11291-11294.
    DOI: 10.1002/chem.201403840


  1. Construction of a Highly Symmetric Nanosphere via a One-Pot Reaction of a Tristerpyridine Ligand with Ru(II)
    Ting-Zheng Xie, Sheng-Yun Liao, Kai Guo, Xiaocun Lu, Xuehui Dong, Mingjun Huang, Charles N. Moorefield, Stephen Z. D. Cheng, Xin Liu, Chrys Wesdemiotis, and George R. Newkome
    Journal of the American Chemical Society  2014136 (23), 8165-8168.
    DOI: 10.1021/ja502962j


  1. Self-Assembly of a Family of Suprametallomacrocycles: Revisiting an o-Carborane Bisterpyridyl Building Block
    James M. Ludlow III, Masato Tominaga, Yoshiki Chujo, Anthony Schultz, Xiaocun Lu, Tingzheng Xie, Kai Guo, Charles N. Moorefield, Chrys Wesdemiotis, and George R. Newkome
    Dalton Transactions  201443 (25), 9604-9611.
    DOI: 10.1039/C4DT00989D


  1. Effects of Molecular Geometry on the Self-Assembly of Giant Polymer-Dendron Conjugates in Condensed State
    Xue-Hui Dong, Xiaocun Lu, Bo Ni, Ziran Chen, Kan Yue, Yiwen Li, Lixia Rong, Tadanori Koga, Benjamin S. Hsiao, George R. Newkome, An-Chang Shi, Wen-Bin Zhang, and Stephen Z. D. Cheng
    Soft Matter  201410 (18), 3200-3208.
    DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52087K


  1. Self-Assembly of a Supramolecular, Three-Dimensional, Spoked, Bicycle-Like Wheel
    Xiaocun Lu, Xiaopeng Li, Yan Cao, Anthony Schultz, Jin-Liang Wang, Charles N. Moorefield, Chrys Wesdemiotis, Stephen Z. D. Cheng, and George R. Newkome
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition  201352 (30), 7728-7731.
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201302362


  1. From Supramolecular Triangle to Heteroleptic Rhombus: A Simple Bridge Can Make a Difference
    Xiaocun Lu, Xiaopeng Li, Jin-Liang Wang, Charles N. Moorefield, Chrys Wesdemiotis, and George R. Newkome
    Chemical Communications  201248 (79), 9873-9875.
    DOI: 10.1039/c2cc35510h


  1. Shape-Persistent, Rruthenium(II)- and Iron(II)-Bisterpyridine Metallodendrimers: Synthesis, Traveling-Wave Ion-Mobility Mass Spectrometry, and Photophysical Properties
    Jin-Liang Wang, Xiaopeng Li, Carol D. Shreiner, Xiaocun Lu, Charles N. Moorefield, Sreedhar R. Tummalapalli, Douglas A. Medvetz, Matthew J. Panzner, Frank R. Fronczek, Chrys Wesdemiotis, and George R. Newkome
    New Journal of Chemistry  201236 (2), 484-491.
    DOI: 10.1039/c2nj20799k


  1. Stoichiometric Self-Assembly of Shape-Persistent 2D Complexes: A Facile Route to a Symmetric Supramacromolecular Spoked Wheel
    Jin-Liang Wang, Xiaopeng Li, Xiaocun Lu, I-Fan Hsieh, Yan Cao, Charles N. Moorefield, Chrys Wesdemiotis, Stephen Z. D. Cheng, and George R. Newkome
    Journal of the American Chemical Society  2011133 (30), 11450-11453.
    DOI: 10.1021/ja203645m


  1. Dendron-Functionalized Bis(terpyridine)–Iron(II) or –Cadmium(II) Metallomacrocycles: Synthesis, Traveling-Wave Ion-Mobility Mass Spectrometry, and Photophysical Properties
    Jin-Liang Wang, Xiaopeng Li, Xiaocun Lu, Yi-Tsu Chan, Charles N. Moorefield, Chrys Wesdemiotis, and George R. Newkome
    Chemistry – A European Journal  201117 (17), 4830-4838.
    DOI: 10.1002/chem.201003681


  1. Long-Range Chirality Transfer in Free Radical Polymerization of Bulky Vinyl Monomers Containing Laterally Attached p-Terphenyl Groups
    Jiaxi Cui, Xiaocun Lu, Anhua Liu, Xinhua Wan, and Qifeng Zhou
    Macromolecules  200942 (20), 7678-7688.
    DOI: 10.1021/ma900879f


  1. Dilute Solution Behavior and Chain-Stiffness of a Chiral Mesogen-Jacketed Liquid Crystal Polymer
    Junge Zhi, Anhua Liu, Zhiguo Zhu, Xiaocun Lu, Xinghe Fan, Xiaofang Chen, Xinhua Wan, and Qifeng Zhou
    Acta Polymerica Sinica  2005, (5), 774-778.
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Patents


  1. Non-aqueous Encapsulation
    Xiaocun Lu, Joshua S. Katz, Adam K. Schmitt, and Jeffery S. Moore
    International Patent WO 2019/089406 Al, October 29, 2018

  2. Precise Three-Dimensional Supramacromolecule Interconversions
    George R. Newkome, Charles N. Moorefield, Tingzheng Xie, and Xiaocun Lu
    U.S. Patent 10,208,069 B2, February 19, 2019