Publications

27. Excited-State Aromatic Interactions in the Aggregation-Induced Emission of Molecular Rotors | Sturala, J.; Etherington, M. K.; Bismillah, A. N.; Higginbotham, H. F.; Trewby, W. J.; Aguilar, J. A.; Bromley, E. H. C.; Avestro, A.-J.; Monkman, A. P.; McGonigal, P. R. J. Am. Chem. Soc., DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b08570. Link

Fluorescent Molecular Rotors


26. Triply-Threaded [4]Rotaxanes | Danon, J. J.; Leigh, D. A.; McGonigal, P. R.; Ward, J. W.; Wu. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016138, 12643–12647. Link

Triply Threaded Rotaxanes

Highlighted in Chem. World 20 Sep 2016. Link


25. Hydroacenes Made Easy by Gold(I) Catalysis | Dorel, R.; McGonigal, P. R.; Echavarren, A. M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201655, 11120–11123. Link

Hydroacenes Angewandte 2016


24. Influence of Constitution and Charge on Radical Pairing Interactions in Trisradical Tricationic Complexes | Cheng, C.; Cheng, T.; Xiao, H.; Krzyaniak, M. D.; Wang, Y.; McGonigal, P. R.; Frasconi, M.; Barnes, J. C.; Fahrenbach, A. C.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Goddard, III, W. A.; Stoddart, J. F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016138, 8288–8300. Link

Trisradical Complexes JACS 2016


23. Serendipity | McGonigal, P. R.; Stoddart, J. F. In Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry: How Izatt-Christensen Award Winners Shaped the Field; Izatt, R. M., Ed.; John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK, 2016, 388–414. Link


22. Electrochemically addressable trisradical rotaxanes organized within a metal–organic framework | McGonigal, P. R.; Deria, P.; Hod, I.; Moghadam, P. Z.; Avestro, A.-J.; Horwitz, N. E.; Gibbs-Hall, I. C.; Blackburn, A. K.; Chen, D.; Botros, Y. Y.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Snurr, R. Q.; Hupp, J. T.; Farha, O. K.; Stoddart, J. F. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 2015, 112, 11161–11168. Link

Solid State Molecular Switches - PNAS


21. Design and Synthesis of Nonequilibrium Systems | Cheng, C.; McGonigal, P. R.; Stoddart, J. F.; Astumian, R. D. ACS Nano 2015, 9, 8672–8688. Link

Artificial Molecular Pump - Nature Nanotechnology


20. An Artificial Molecular Pump | Cheng, C.; McGonigal, P. R.; Schneebeli, S. T.; Li, H.; Vermeulen, N. A.; Ke, C.; Stoddart, J. F. Nature Nanotech. 2015, 10, 547–553. Link

Artificial Molecular Pump - Nature Nanotechnology

Highlighted in Goldup, S. Nature Nanotech. 2015, 10, 488–489. Link

To view an animation of the mechanism of the Artificial Molecular Pump, click here.


19. Tunable Solid-state Fluorescent Materials for Supramolecular Encryption | Hou, X.; Ke, C.; Bruns, C. J.; McGonigal, P. R.; Pettman, R. B.; Stoddart, J. F. Nature Commun. 2015, 6, 6884. Link

Tunable solid-state fluorescent materials for supramolecular encryption


18. Oxime Ligation on the Surface of Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles | Ferris, D. P.; McGonigal, P. R.; Witus, L. S.; Kawaji, T.; Algaradah, M. M.; Alnajadah, A. R.; Nassar, M. S.; Stoddart, J. F. Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 2146–2149. Link

Oxime Ligation on the Surface of Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles


17. Controlling Association Kinetics in the Formation of Donor–Acceptor Pseudorotaxanes | McGonigal, P. R.; Li, H.; Cheng, C.; Schneebeli, S. T.; Frasconi, M.; Witus, L. S.; Stoddart, J. F. Tetrahedron Lett. 2015, 56, 3591–3594. Link

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16. Energetically Demanding Transport in a Supramolecular Assembly | Cheng, C.; McGonigal, P. R.; Liu, W.-G.; Li, H.; Vermeulen, N. A.; Ke, C.; Frasconi, M.; Stern, C. L.; Goddard, III, W. A.; Stoddart, J. F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 14702–14705. Link

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15. Gold(I) as an Artificial Cyclase: Short Stereodivergent Syntheses of (–)-Epiglobulol and (–)-4β,7α- and (–)-4α,7α-Aromadendranediols | Carreras, J.; Livendahl, M.; McGonigal, P. R.; Echavarren, A. M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 4896–4899. Link

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14. Gold(I) Carbenes by Retro-Buchner Reaction: Generation and Fate | Wang, Y.; McGonigal, P. R.; Herlé, B.; Besora, M.; Echavarren, A. M. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 801–809. Link

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13. Solid-State Characterization and Photo-Induced Intramolecular Electron Transfer in a Nanoconfined Octacationic Homo[2]Catenane | Barnes, J. C.; Frasconi, M.; Young, R. M.; Khdary, N. H.; Liu, W.-G.; Dyar, S. M.; McGonigal, P. R.; Gibbs-Hall, I. C.; Diercks, C.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Stern, C. L.; Goddard, III, W. A.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Stoddart, J. F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 10569–10572. Link

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12. Formation of a Hetero[3]rotaxane by a Dynamic Component-Swapping Strategy | Wilson, E. A.; Vermeulen, N. A.; McGonigal, P. R.; Avestro, A.-J.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Stern, C. L.; Stoddart, J. F. Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 9665–9668. Link

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11. Electron Delocalization in a Rigid Cofacial Naphthalene-1,8:4,5-bis(dicarboximide) Dimer | Wu, Y.; Frasconi, M.; Gardner, D. M.; McGonigal, P. R.; Schneebeli, S. T.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Stoddart, J. F. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 9476–9481. Link

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10. An ExBox [2]Catenane | Juríĉek, M.; Barnes, J. C.; Strutt, N. L.; Vermeulen, N. A.; Ghooray, K. C.; Dale, E. J.; McGonigal, P. R.; Blackburn, A. K.; Avestro, A.-J.; Stoddart, J. F. Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 2724–2731. Link

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9. Relative Unidirectional Translation in an Artificial Molecular Assembly Fueled by Light | Li, H.; Cheng, C.; McGonigal, P. R.; Fahrenbach, A. C.; Frasconi, M.; Liu, W.-G.; Zhu, Z.; Zhao, Y.; Ke, C.; Lei, J.; Young, R. M.; Dyar, S. M.; Co, D. T.; Yang, Y.-W.; Botros, Y. Y.; Goddard, W. A.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Astumian, R. D.; Stoddart, J. F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 18609–18620. Link

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8. Pillar[5]arene as a Co-Factor in Templating Rotaxane Formation | Ke, C.; Strutt, N. L.; Li, H.; Hou, X.; Hartlieb, K. J.; McGonigal, P. R.; Ma, Z.; Iehl, J.; Stern, C. L.; Cheng, C.; Zhu, Z.; Vermeulen, N. A.; Meade, T. J.; Botros, Y. Y.; Stoddart, J. F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 17019–17030. Link

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7. Interlocked Molecules: A Molecular Production Line | McGonigal, P. R.; Stoddart, J. F. Nature Chem. 2013, 51, 260–262. Link

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6. Gold for the Generation and Control of Fluxional Barbaralyl Cations | McGonigal, P. R.; de León, C.; Wang, Y.; Homs, A.; Solorio-Alvarado, C. R.; Echavarren, A. M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 13093–13096. Link

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 5. Active-Metal Template Synthesis of a Molecular Trefoil Knot | Barran, P. E.; Cole, H. L.; Goldup, S. M.; Leigh, D. A.; McGonigal, P. R.; Symes, M. D.; Wu, J.; Zengerle, M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 12280–12284. Link

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4. En Route to a Molecular Sheaf: Active Metal Template Synthesis of a [3]Rotaxane with Two Axles Threaded through One Ring | Cheng, H. M.; Leigh, D. A.; Maffei, F.; McGonigal, P. R.; Slawin, A. M. Z.; Wu, J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 12298–12303. Link

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3. Ligand-assisted Nickel-catalysed sp3–sp3 Homocoupling of Unactivated Alkyl Bromides and its Application to the Active Template Synthesis of Rotaxanes | Goldup, S. M.; Leigh, D. A.; McBurney, R. T.; McGonigal, P. R.; Plant, A. Chem. Sci. 2010, 1, 383–386. Link

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 2. Two Axles Threaded using a Single Template Site: Active Metal Template Macrobicyclic [3]Rotaxanes | Goldup, S. M.; Leigh, D. A.; McGonigal, P. R.; Ronaldson, V. E.; Slawin, A. M. Z. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 315–320. Link

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1. Active Metal Template Synthesis of [2]Catenanes | Goldup, S. M.; Leigh, D. A.; Long, T.; McGonigal, P. R.; Symes, M. D.; Wu, J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 15924–15929. Link

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