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Recent Publications

467. The Effect of Mg2+ Cations on the Dynamics and Efficiency of Hole Transport in DNA, A. Thazhathveetil, A. Trifonov, M. R. Wasielewski, and F. D. Lewis, J. Phys. Chem. A  118, 10359-10363 (2014). DOI: 10.1021/jp502974s.

466. Excitation Energy Transfer within Covalent Tetrahedral Perylenediimide Tetramers and their Intermolecular Aggregates, C. Ramanan, C. H. Kim, T. J. Marks, and M. R. Wasielewski, J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 16941-16950 (2014). DOI: 10.1021/jp500475c.

465. Self-Assembling Hydrogel Scaffolds for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production, A. S. Weingarten, R. V. Kazantsev, L. C. Palmer, M. McClendon, A. R. Koltonow, A. P. S. Samuel, D. J. Kiebala, M. R. Wasielewski, and S. I. Stupp, Nature Chem. 6, 964-970 (2014). DOI: 10.1038/nchem.2075.

464. Energy Flow Dynamics within Cofacial and Slip-Stacked Perylene-3,4-dicarboximide Dimer Models of p-Aggregates, R. J. Lindquist, K. M. Lefler, K. E. Brown, S. M. Dyar, D. T. Co, R. M. Young, andM. R. Wasielewski, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 14912-14923 (2014). DOI: 10.1021/ja507653p.

463. Slip-Stacked Perylenediimides as an Alternative Strategy for High Efficiency Non-Fullerene Acceptors in Organic Photovoltaics. P. E. Hartnett, A. Timalsina, H. S. S. Ramakrishna Matte, N. Zhou, X. Guo, R. P. H. Chang, M. C. Hersam, M. R. Wasielewski and T. J. Marks, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 16345-16356 (2014). DOI: 10.1021/ja508814z.

462. Wire-Like Charge Transport Dynamics for DNA-Lipid Complexes in an Organic Solvent, A. K. Mishra, R. M. Young, M. R. Wasielewski, and F. D. Lewis, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 15792-15797 (2014). DOI: 10.1021/ja509456q.

461. Photoinduced Electron Transfer within a Zinc Porphyrin-Cyclobis(paraquat-p-phenylene) Donor-Acceptor Dyad, M. Fathalla, J. C. Barnes, R. M. Young, K. J. Hartlieb, S. M. Dyar, S. W. Eaton,  B. K. Rugg, A. A. Sarjeant, D.T. Co, M. R. Wasielewski, J. F. Stoddart, Chem. Eur. J. 20, 14690-14697 (2014). DOI: 10.1002/chem.201403744.

460. Unusually Short Excited State Lifetimes of Indenofluorene and Fluorenofluorene Derivatives Result from a Conical Intersection, B. D. Rose, L. E. Shoer, A. G. Fix, M. R. Wasielewski, and M. M. Haley, Chem. Phys. Lett.616-617, 137-141 (2014). DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2014.10.031.

Group News

Yilei Wu Named a Ryan Fellow at NU Due to his research interests, strong background, and exceptional promise as a scholar, graduate student Yilei Wu has been name Ryan Fellow. The fellowship program provides students from a variety of fields with the education and experience to assume leadership roles in academia and industry in the realm of nano-science and technology. Congrats. Yilei!
--September 2014


The Donor-Acceptor Tradition Continues! In early August, four graduate students (Noah Horwitz, Rita Cook, Patrick Hatnett, and Kristen Brown) two postdocs (Marek Majewski and Vladimir Roznyatovskiy) and two research professors (Yi-Lin Wu and Ryan Young) traveled to Newport, RI, to present their latest research at the Gordon Research Conference and Seminar (GRC and GRS) on Electron Donor-Acceptor Interactions. The team was among twelve current group members and alumni; a record number!
--August 2014


Noah Horwitz Wins Best Student Poster at RMCMR Noah was one of three to win a Best Graduate poster prize at the Rocky Mountain Conference on Magnetic Resonance in the EPR section.
--July 2014


Kristen Brown Wins the 2014 Presidential Fellowship Kristen is awarded Northwestern's Presidential Fellowship as an individuals who combines outstanding intellectual or creative ability with the capacity to play an active part in the life of the Society of Fellows.
--February 2014


Prof. Wasielewski Name Executive Director of the New ISEN Professor Michael R. Wasielewski has accepted the position of executive director of ISEN, effective October 1. ISEN, established five years ago as an Initiative, is now the Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern. Read More
--October 2013


Prof. Wasielewski Receives Humboldt Research Award Professor Michael R. Wasielewski has been named a 2013 recipient of a Humboldt Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany. The award is granted in recognition of a researcher's fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights that have had a significant impact on their own discipline to date and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future.
--March 2013