Recent Publications

Hybrid Nanomaterials: Anchoring Magnetic Molecules on Naked Gold Nanocrystals

 R.J. Holmberg, A.-J. Hutchings, F. Habib, I. Korobkov, J.C. Scaiano, M. Murugesu, “Hybrid Nanomaterials: Anchoring Magnetic Molecules on Naked Gold Nanocrystals”, Inorg. Chem., 52 (24) 14411-14418 (2013).
DOI: 10.1021/ic4026975



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Mild synthesis of Mesoporous silica supported ruthenium nanoparticles as heterogeneous catalysts in oxidative Wittig coupling reactions

A.I. Carrillo, L.C. Schmidt, M. Luisa Marín, and J.C. Scaiano, “Mild synthesis of Mesoporous silica supported ruthenium nanoparticles as heterogeneous catalysts in oxidative Wittig coupling reactions”, Catal. Sci. Tech., 4 435-440(2014).
DOI: 10.1039/C3CY00773A

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Electron transfer from the benzophenone triplet excited state directs the photochemical synthesis of gold nanoparticles

C.D. McTiernan, E.I. Alarcon, G.L. Hallett-Tapley, J. Murillo-Lopez, R. Arratia-Perez, J.C. Netto-Ferreira and J.C. Scaiano, “Electron transfer from the benzophenone triplet excited state directs the photochemical synthesis of gold nanoparticles”, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 13 (2) 149-153 (2014).
DOI: 10.1039/C3PP50247C


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Gold Nanoparticle Catalysis of the Cis-Trans Isomerization of Azobenzene

G.L. Hallett-Tapley, C. D’Alfonso, N.L. Pacioni, C.D. McTiernan, M. González-Béjar, O. Lanzalunga, E.I. Alarcon, and J.C. Scaiano, “Gold Nanoparticle Catalysis of the Cis-Trans Isomerization of Azobenzene”, Chem. Comm., 49(86), 10073-10075 (2013).

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Size-controlled photochemical synthesis of niobium nanoparticles

Dimitriy Malyshev, F. Boscá, C.-O.L. Crites, G.L. Hallett-Tapley, J.C. Netto-Ferreira, E.I. Alarcon, and J.C. Scaiano, “Size-Controlled Photochemical Synthesis of Niobium Nanoparticles”, Dalton Trans., 42 (39), 14049-14052 (2013).

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Impact of dye-protein interaction and silver nanoparticles on rose Bengal photophysical behavior and protein photocrosslinking

Madeline J. Simpson, H. Poblete, M. Griffith, E. I. Alarcon and J. C. Scaiano, “Impact of dye-protein interaction and silver nanoparticles on rose Bengal photophysical behavior and protein photocrosslinking”, Photochem. Photobiol., 89 (6), 1433-1441 (2013).

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Mechanistic Insights and Kinetic Analysis for the Oxidative Hydroxylation of Arylboronic Acids by Visible Light Photoredox Catalysis: A Metal Free Alternative

S.P. Pitre, C.D. McTiernan, H. Ismaili, and J.C. Scaiano, “Mechanistic Insights and Kinetic Analysis for the Oxidative Hydroxylation of Arylboronic Acids by Visible Light Photoredox Catalysis: a Metal-Free Alternative”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135 (36), 13286-13289 (2013).

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Plasmon Excitation of Supported Gold Nanoparticles Can Control Molecular Release from Supramolecular Systems

Daniela T. Marquez, Adela I. Carrillo and J.C. Scaiano, “Plasmon Excitation of Supported Gold Nanoparticles can Control Molecular Release from Supramolecular Systems”, Langmuir, 29 (33) 10521-10528 (2013).

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Insights into the Mechanism of Cumene Peroxidation Using Supported Gold and Silver Nanoparticle Mechanism of Cumene Peroxidation Using Supported Gold and Silver Nanoparticle

Charles-Oneil L.Crites, G.L. Hallett-Tapley, M. Frenette, María González-Béjar, J.C. Netto-Ferreira and J.C. Scaiano, “Insights into the Mechanism of Cumene Peroxidation using Supported Gold and Silver Nanoparticles”, ACS Catal., advanced publication: 3 (9), 2062-2071 (2013).


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Sensitized excited free-radical processes as read–write tools: impact on non-linear lithographic processes

Stefania Impellizzeri, K. G. Stamplecoskie and J.C. Scaiano, “Sensitized excited free-radical processes as read–write tools: impact on non-linear lithographic processes”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (PCCP),15 (36), 14873-14878 (2013)

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Supported Gold Nanoparticles as Efficient Catalysts in the Solventless Plasmon Mediated Oxidation of sec-Phenethyl and Benzyl Alcohol

G.L. Hallett-Tapley, M.J. Silvero, C. J. Bueno-Alejo, M. González-Béjar, C.D. McTiernan, M. Grenier, J.C. Netto-Ferreira, and J.C. Scaiano, “Supported Gold Nanoparticles as Efficient Catalysts in the Solventless Plasmon Mediated Oxidation of sec-Phenethyl and Benzyl Alcohol”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 117 (23), 12279-12288 (2013).

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Can Surface Plasmon Fields Provide a New Way to Photosensitize Organic Photoreactions? From Designer Nanoparticles to Custom Applications

J.C. Scaiano and K. Stamplecoskie, “Can Surface Plasmon Fields Provide a New Way to Photosensitize Organic Photoreactions? From Designer Nanoparticles to Custom Applications” (cover article), J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 4 (7), 1177-1187 (2013).

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Single component photoacid/photobase generators: potential applications in double patterning photolithography

G. L. Hallett-Tapley, Tse-Luen (Erika) Wee, H. Tran, S. B. Rananavare, J. M. Blackwell, and J. C. Scaiano, “Single Component Photoacid/Photobase Generators:  Potential Applications in Double Patterning Photolithography”, J. Mater. Chem. C, , 1 (15), 2657 - 2665 (2013).

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Oxidation of copper nanoparticles in water: mechanistic insights revealed by oxygen uptake and spectroscopic methods

N.L. Pacioni, V. Filippenko, N. Presseau and J.C. Scaiano, "Oxidation of copper nanoparticles in water: mechanistic insights revealed by oxygen uptake and spectroscopic methods", Dalton Trans., 42 (16), 5832-5838 (2013).
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CO2 switchable nanoparticles: reversible water/organic-phase exchange of gold nanoparticles by gas bubbling

S. Pocoví-Martínez, L. Francés-Soriano, E. Zaballos-García, J. C. Scaiano, María González-Béjar and J. Pérez-Prieto, “CO2 Switchable Nanoparticles: Reversible Water/Organic-Phase Exchange of Gold Nanoparticles by Gas Bubbling”, RSC Advances, 3, 4867-4871 (2013).

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Rapid one-pot propargylamine synthesis by plasmon mediated catalysis with gold nanoparticles on ZnO under ambient conditions

Marıa Gonzalez-Bejar, Kate Peters, Geniece L. Hallett-Tapley, Michel Grenier
and Juan C. Scaiano, “
Rapid one-pot propargylamine synthesis by plasmon
mediated catalysis with gold nanoparticles on ZnO
under ambient conditions”
Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 1732-1734


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Human Serum Albumin as Protecting Agent of Silver Nanoparticles: Role of the Protein Conformation and Amine groups in the Nanoparticle Stabilization

E.I. Alarcon, C.J. Bueno-Alejo, C.W. Noel, K.G. Stamplecoskie, N.L. Pacioni, Horacio Poblete and J. C.  Scaiano, “Human Serum Albumin as Protecting Agent of Silver Nanoparticles: Role of the Protein Conformation and Amine groups in the Nanoparticle Stabilization”, J. Nanopart. Res., 15 (1), 1374 (2013).


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Active Participation of Amine-Derived Radicals in Photoredox Catalysis as Exemplified by a Reductive Cyclization

H. Ismaili, S.P. Pitre and J.C. Scaiano,” Active Participation of Amine-Derived Radicals in Photoredox Catalysis as Exemplified by a Reductive Cyclization”, Catal. Sci. Technol., 3 (4), 935-937 (2013).

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