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Year 2008


49. J. Wu, K. C. F. Leung, D. Benitez, J. Y. Han, S. Cantrill, L. Fang and J. F. Stoddart*, “An Acid-Base Controlled [c2] Daisy Chain”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 7470-7474.

48. X. Dou, W, Pisula, J. Wu, L. Zhi and K. Müllen*, “Hydrogen-bonding Enhanced Self-assembly of Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronenes“, Chem. Eur. J.  2008, 14, 240-249.


Year 2007


47. J. Wu, W. Pisula and K. Müllen*, “Graphene Molecules as Potential Materials for Electronics”, Chem. Rev. 2007, 107, 718-747.

46. J. Wu, K. C. F. Leung and J. F. Stoddart*, “Efficient Production of [n]Rotaxanes Using Template-directed Clipping Reactions”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (USA) 2007, 104, 17266-17271.

45. J. Wu*, “Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds as Materials for Thin-film Field Effect Transistors”, Curr. Org. Chem. 2007, 11, 1220-1240.

44. B. El Hamaoui, L. Zhi, J. Wu* and K. Müllen*, “Self-assembly of Amphiphilic Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronenes into Uniform Nanowires”, Chem. Commun. 2007, 2384-2386.

43. X. Feng, J. Wu, M. Ai, L. Zhi, J. P. Rabe and K. Müllen*, “Triangle-shaped Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 3033-3036.

42. B. El Hamaoui, L. Zhi, J. Wu*, J. Li, N. T. Lucas, Ž. Tomović, U. Kolb and K. Müllen*, “High-yielding Synthesis of Graphitic Carbon Nanotubes and Nanorods by Solid-state Pyrolysis of Carbon-rich Metal Complexes”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2007, 17, 1179-1187.

41. J. Li, M. Kastler, W. Pisula, J. W. F. Robertson, D. Wasserfallen, A. C. Grimsdale, J. Wu and K. Müllen*, “Organic bulk-heterojunction photovoltaics based on alkyl substituted discotics”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2007, 17, 2528-2533.


Year 2006


40. J. Wu and K. Müllen*, “All-benzenoid Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons: Synthesis, Self-assembly and Applications in Organic Electronics”, book chapter in the book “Carbon-Rich Compounds: From Molecules to Materials” 2006, Wiley-VCH, 90-139.

39. B. El Hamaoui, F. Laquai, S. Baluschev, J. Wu* and K. Müllen*, “Efficient Triplet Emission from Large Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Their Platinum Complexes”, Synth. Met. 2006, 156, 1182-1186.

38. J. Wu, J. Li, U. Kolb and K. Müllen*, “A Water-soluble Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene: Synthesis, Self-assembly and Role as Template for Porous Silica with Aligned Nanochannels”, Chem. Commun. 2006, 48-50.

37. X. Feng, J. Wu, V. Enkelmann and K. Müllen*, “Synthesis of Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronenes by Oxidative Cyclodehydrogenation: the Role of Geometric Structures of Precursors”, Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 1145-1148.

36. M. Duati, C. Grave, M. A. Rampi*, N. Tcheborateva, J. Wu and K. Müllen*, A. Shaporenko, M. Zharnikov, J. Kriebel, G. M. Whitesides, “Electron Transport through Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene Units in a Metal-SAMs-metal Junction”, Adv. Mater. 2006, 18, 329-333.

35. J. Li, F. Dierschke, J. Wu, A. C. Grimsdale and K. Müllen*, “Poly(2,7-carbazole) and Perylene Dicarboxydiimide: a Promising Donor/acceptor Pair for Polymer Solar Cells”, J. Mater. Chem. 2006, 96-100.

34. L. Piot, A. Marchenko, J. Wu, K. Müllen and D. Fichou*, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 2006, 937, 0937-M12-05.

33. C. Holzl, H. Kuzmany*, M. Hulman, J. Wu, K. Müllen, E. Boroviak-Palen, R. J. Kalenczuk and A. Kukovecz, “Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Flat and Curved Carbon Cluster”, Physica Status Solidi B- Basic Solid State Physics 2006243, 3142-3145.


Year 2005


32. B. El Hamaoui, J. Wu*, L. Zhi and K. Müllen*, “Novel Carbon and Carbon-cobalt Nanostructures Formation by Solid-state Thermolysis of Polyphenylene Dendrimers-cobalt Complexes”, Adv. Mater. 2005, 17, 2957-2960.

31. J. Wu, B. E. Hamaoui, J. Li, L. Zhi, U. Kolb and K. Müllen*, “High Yielding Synthesis of ‘Bamboo-like’ and Straight Carbon Nanotubes by Thermolysis of Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene-Cobalt Complexes in The Solid-state”, Small 2005, 1, 210-212.

30. J. Wu, J. Qu, N. Tchebotareva and K. Müllen*, “Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronenes /perylenedicarboxymonoimide and Diimide Dyads as Models to Study Intramolecular Energy Transfer”, Tetrahedron Lett. 2005, 46, 1565-1568 (selected as the cover of the issue).

29. J. Wu, A. Grimsdale and K. Müllen*, “Combination of One-, Two-, and Three-dimensional Polyphenylene Nanostructures”, J. Mater. Chem. 2005, 15, 41-52 (feature article).

28. F. Jäckel, M. Ai, J. Wu, K. Müllen* and J. P Rabe*, “Complex Epitaxial Layers Comprising Conjugated Molecular Stars and Solvent at Solid-liquid Interfaces”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 14580-14581.

27. L. Zhi, T. Gorelik, J. Wu, U. Kolb and K. Müllen*, “Graphitic Nanotubes Fabricated from Ni-Naphthalocyanine by a Template Method”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 12792-12793.

26. I. O. Shklyarevskiy, P. Jonkheijm, N. Stutzmann*, D. Wasserberg, H.J. Wondergem, P.C.M. Christianen, A.P.H.J. Schenning, D. M. de Leeuw, Ž. Tomović, J. Wu, K. Müllen* and J.C. Maan, ”Ultra-high Anisotropy of The Field-effect Transistor Mobility in Magnetically Aligned Discotic Liquid-crystalline Semiconductors”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 16233-16237.

25. L. Piot, A. Marchenko, D. Fichou*, J. Wu and K. Müllen*, “Self-assembled Monolayers of n-Pentacontane on Graphite as Templates for the Epitaxial Growth of Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene Adlayers”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 16245-16250.

24. L. Zhi, J. Wu, J. Li, U. Kolb and K. Müllen*, “Carbonization of Disc-like Molecules in Porous Alumina Membranes: Toward Carbon Nanotubes with Controlled Graphene Layer Orientation”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 2120-2123.

23. L. Zhi, J. Wu, J. Li, U. Kolb and K. Müllen*, “Diels-Alder Reactions of Tetraphenylcyclopentadienones in Nanochanels: Fabrication of Novel Nanotubes Composed of Hyperbranched Polyphenylene”, Adv. Mater. 2005, 17, 1492-1496.

22. L. Zhi, J. Wu and K. Müllen*, “Star-shaped Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene Heptamer: Synthesis and Self-assembly”, Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 5761-5764.

21. M. Carminati, L. Brambilla, G. Zerbi*, K. Müllen and J. Wu, “Vibrational spectroscopy and structures of solid hexa-n-dodecylhexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene”, J. Chem. Phys. 2005, 123, 144706.

20. L. Zhi, M. Stepputa, R. Friedlein, J. Wu, U. Kolb, W. R. Salaneck and K. Müllen*, “Solid-state Pyrolysis of Metal Phthalocyanine: a Simple Approach Toward Nitrogen Doped CNTs and Metal-core/carbon-shell”, Small 2005, 1, 798-801.

19. N. Koch*, G. Heimel, J. Wu, E. Zojer, R. L. Johnson, J.-L. Brédas, K. Müllen* and J. P. Rabe, “Influence of Molecular Conformation on Organic-metal Interface Energetics”, Chem. Phys. Lett. 2005, 413, 390-395.

18. A. C. Grimsdale, J. Wu and K. Müllen*, “New Carbon-rich Materials for Electronics, Lithium Battery, and Hydrogen Storage Applications”, Chem. Commun. 2005, 2197-2240.

17. F. Bonino*, S. Brutti, P. Reale, B. Scrosati, L. Gherghel, J. Wu and K. Müllen, “A  Disordered Carbon as a Novel Anode Material in Lithium-ion Cells”, Adv. Mater. 2005, 17, 743-746.


Year 2004


16. J. Wu, M. D. Watson, L. Zhang, Z. Wang and K. Müllen*, “Hexakis(4-iodophenyl)-peri-hexabenzocoronene- a Versatile Building Block for Highly Ordered Discotic Liquid Crystalline Materials”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 177-186 (Highlighted by Nature Materials 2004, 3, 76).

15. J. Wu, M. Baumgarten, M. G. Debije, J. M. Warman and K. Müllen*, “Arylamine -substituted Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronens: Facile Synthesis and Their Potential Application as Coaxial Hole Transporting Materials”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 5331-5335.

14. J. Wu, A. Fechtenkötter, J. Gauss, M. D. Watson, M. Wagner and K. Müllen*, “Controlled Self-assembly of Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene in Solution”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 11311-11321.

13. J. Wu, Ž. Tomović, V. Enkelmann and K. Müllen*, “From Branched Hydrocarbon Propellers to Three-fold Symmetric Graphite Discs”, J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 5179-5186.

12. J. Wu, M. D. Watson, N. Tchebotareva, Z. Wang and K. Müllen*, “Oligomers of Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene as Super‘oligophenylene’: Synthesis, Electronic Properties and Self-assembly”, J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 8194-8204.

11. Z. Wang, M. D. Watson, J. Wu and K. Müllen*, “Partially Stripped Insulated Nanowires: a Lightly Substituted Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronens-based Columnar Liquid Crystal”, Chem. Commun. 2004, 336-337.

10. C. D. Simpson, J. Wu, M. D. Watson and K. Müllen*, “From Graphite Molecules to Columnar Superstructures - an Exercise in Nanoscience”, J. Mater. Chem. 2004, 494-504.


Year 2003-2000


9. J. Wu, M. D. Watson and K. Müllen*, “The Versatile Synthesis and Self-assembly of Star-type Hexabenzocoronenes”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 5329-5333.

8. J. Wu, L. Gherghel, M. D. Watson, J. Li, Z. Wang, C. D. Simpson, U. Kolb and K. Müllen*, “From Branched Polyphenylenes to Graphite Ribbons”, Macromolecules 2003, 36, 7082-7089.

7. A. C. Grimsdale, R. Bauer, T. Weil, N. Tchebotareva, J. Wu, M. D. Watson and K. Müllen*, “The Chemical Desymmetrisation of Two- and Three- Dimensional Polyphenylenes as a Key Step to Functional Nanoparticles”, Synthesis 2002, 9, 1229-1238.

6. J. L. Hernandez-Lopez*, R.E. Bauer, W.-S. Chang, G. Glasser, D. Grebel-Koehler, M. Klapper, M. Kreiter, J. Leclaire, J.-P. Majoral, S. Mittler, K. Müllen, K. Vasilev, T. Weil, J. Wu, T. Zhu and W. Knoll, “Functional Polymers as Nanoscopic Building Blocks”, Mater. Sci. Eng. C 2003, 23, 267-274.

5. J. Wu, C. Chi, X. Wang*, X. Zhao, J. Li and F. Wang, "One-pot Procedure to Prepare Ferrocenylethynylene and Iodoferrocenylethynylene", Chin. Chem. Lett. 2001, 12, 387-390.

4. C. Chi, J. Wu, X. Wang*, X. Zhao, J. Li and F. Wang, “A New Solid-supported Iterative Divergent/convergent Strategy for Synthesis of Dendrimers”, Tetrahedron Lett. 200142, 2181-2184.

3. C. Chi, J. Wu, X. Wang*, X. Zhao, J. Li and F. Wang, “Redox Active Phenylacetylene Monodendrons: Rapid Solid-phase Synthesis and Their Electrochemical Properties”, Macromolecules 2001, 34, 3812-3814.

2. J. Wu, C. Chi, X. Wang*, X. Zhao, J. Li and F. Wang, “Rapid Electron Propagation through Molecular Wire Monolayers Sandwiched between Two Gold Electrodes”, Synth. Met. 2000121, 1269-1270.

1. J. Wu, C. Chi, X. Wang*, X. Zhao, J. Li and F. Wang, "One-pot Procedure to Prepare S-protected 4-Iodothiophenol", Synth. Commun. 200030, 4293-4298.

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