Recent Publications

From the Molecule to the Mole: Improving Heterogeneous Copper Catalyzed Click Chemistry using Single Molecule Spectroscopy

B. Wang, J. Durantini, M. Decan, J. Nie, A.E. Lanterna and J.C. Scaiano “From the Molecule to the Mole: Improving Heterogeneous Copper Catalyzed Click Chemistry using Single Molecule Spectroscopy”, Chem. Comm., 53, 328–331 (2017).


From the Molecule to the Mole- Improving Heterogeneous Copper Catalyzed Click Chemistry using Single Molecule Spectroscopy
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Visible and Near-Infrared Plasmon-Mediated Molecular Release from Cucurbit[6]uril Mesoporous Gated Systems

D.T. Marquez and J.C. Scaiano, “Visible and Near-Infrared Plasmon-Mediated Molecular Release from Cucurbit[6]uril Mesoporous Gated Systems”, Langmuir 32 (51) 13764-13770 (2016).

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Tunable Photocatalytic Activity of Palladium-Decorated TiO2: Non-Hydrogen-Mediated Hydrogenation or Isomerization of Benzyl-Substituted Alkenes

Ayda Elhage, A.E. Lanterna and J.C. Scaiano, “Tunable Photocatalytic Activity of Palladium-Decorated TiO2: Non-Hydrogen-Mediated Hydrogenation or Isomerization of Benzyl-Substituted Alkenes”, ACS Catal., 7 (1), 250-255 (2017).

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A database on the stability of silver and gold nanostructures for applications in biology and biomolecular sciences

H. de Alwis Weerasekera, M.J., D. Regis Correa da Silva and J.C. Scaiano “A database on the stability of silver and gold nanostructures for applications in biology and biomolecular sciences”, Biomat. Sci.,5, 89-97 (2017).

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Heterogeneous Photocatalytic Click Chemistry

Wang, B.; Durantini, J.; Nie, J.; Lanterna, A. E.; Scaiano, J. C., "Heterogeneous Photocatalytic Click Chemistry", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 13127-13130.

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Improving the Sunscreen Properties of TiO2 through an Understanding of Its Catalytic Properties

Morsella, M.; d’Alessandro, N.; Lanterna, A. E.; Scaiano, J. C., "Improving the Sunscreen Properties of TiO2 through an Understanding of Its Catalytic Properties", ACS Omega 2016, 1, 464-469.

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Single molecule study of samarium oxide nanoparticles as a purely heterogeneous catalyst for one-pot aldehyde chemistry

Gregory K. Hodgson,  Stefania Impellizzeri and   Juan C. Scaiano
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2016,6, 7113-7121
DOI: 10.1039/C6CY00894A



Single molecule study of samarium oxide nanoparticles
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Library of Cationic Organic Dyes for Visible-Light-Driven Photoredox Transformations

Pitre, S.P.; McTiernan, C.D.; Scaiano, J.C. ACS Omega. 2016, 1, 66. (Highlighted in: Synform. 2016, 11, A166.)

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Two-Photon Excitation of a Plasmonic Nanoswitch Monitored by Single-Molecule Fluorescence Microscopy

S. Impellizzeri, S. Simoncelli, G.K Hodgson, A.E. Lanterna, C.D. McTiernan, F.M. Raymo, P.F. Aramendia, J.C. Scaiano, "Two-Photon Excitation of a Plasmonic Nanoswitch Monitored by Single-Molecule Fluorescence Microscopy", Chem. Eur. J., 22 (21), 7281-7287 (2016).

Two-Photon Excitation of a Plasmonic Nanoswitch Monitored by Single-Molecule Fluorescence Microscopy


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Nitroxide amide-BODIPY probe behavior in fibroblasts analyzed by advance fluorescence microscopy

M. Liras, S. Simoncelli, A. Rivas-Aravena, O. García, J. C. Scaiano, E. I. Alarcon, and A. Aspée, “Nitroxide amide-BODIPY probe behavior in fibroblasts analyzed by advance fluorescence microscopy”, Org. Biomol. Chem., 14, 4023 - 4026 (2016).

Nitroxide amide-BODIPY probe behavior in fibroblasts analyzed by advance fluorescence microscopy


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Understanding the Kinetics and Spectroscopy of Photoredox Catalysis and Transition-Metal-Free Alternatives

Spencer P. Pitre, Christopher D. McTiernan, and Juan C. Scaiano*
Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences and Centre for Catalysis Research and Innovation, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
Acc. Chem. Res., 2016, 49 (6), pp 1320–1330
DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00012

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A Mechanistic Study of Halogen Addition and Photoelimination from pi-Conjugated Tellurophenes

E.I. Carrera, A.E. Lanterna, A.J. Lough, J.C. Scaiano and D.S. Seferos, “A Mechanistic Study of Halogen Addition and Photoelimination from pi-Conjugated Tellurophenes”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138 (8), 2678-2689 (2016).

 A Mechanistic Study of Halogen Addition and Photoelimination from pi-Conjugated Tellurophenes


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AuNP@TiO2 Catalyzed Peroxidation of Ethyl- and n-Propylbenzene: Exploring the Interaction Between Radical Species and the Nanoparticle Surface

Charles-Oneil L. Crites, J.C.Netto-Ferreira, Geniece L. Hallett-Tapleyc and J.C. Scaiano, “AuNP@TiO2 Catalyzed Peroxidation of Ethyl- and n-Propylbenzene: Exploring the Interaction Between Radical Species and the Nanoparticle Surface”, J. Braz. Chem. Soc., 27 (2), 334-340 (2016).

AuNP@TiO2 Catalyzed Peroxidation of Ethyl- and n-Propylbenzene
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