A J Boydston

Representative Publications

"Ring-Expansion Metathesis Polymerization: Catalyst Dependent Polymerization Profiles.” Xia, Y.; Boydston, A. J.; Yao, Y.; Kornfield, J. A.; Gorodetskaya, I. A.; Spiess, H. W.; Grubbs, R. H. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 2670.

 

"Cyclic Ruthenium-Alkylidene Catalysts for Ring-Expansion Metathesis Polymerization.” Boydston, A. J.; Xia, Y.; Kornfield, J. A.; Gorodetskaya, I. A.; Grubbs, R. H. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 12775.

 

"Modular Fluorescent Benzobis(imidazolium) Salts: Syntheses, Photophysical Analyses, and Applications.” Boydston, A. J.; Vu, P. D.; Dykhno, O. L.; Chang, V.; Wyatt, A. R., II; Stockett, A. S.; Ritschdorff, E. T.; Shear, J. B.; Bielawski, C. W. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 3143.

 

"Phase-Tunable Fluorophores Based Upon Benzobis(imidazolium) Salts.” Boydston, A. J.; Pecinovsky, C. S.; Chao, S. T.; Bielawski, C. W. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 14550.

 

"Synthesis and Study of Janus Bis(carbene)s and Their Transition Metal Complexes.” Khramov, D.  M.; Boydston, A. J.; Bielawski, C. W. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 6186.

 

“A Modular Approach to Main-Chain Organometallic Polymers.” Boydston, A. J.; Williams, K. A.; Bielawski, C. W. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 12496.
            •Highlighted by C&E News 2005, Sept. 5, 32.
 
“Electrochemistry, Spectroscopy, and Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence of Silole-Based Chromophores.” Sartin, M. M.; Boydston, A. J.; Pagenkopf, B. L.; Bard, A. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 10163.
            •Highlighted by the ACS: Chemical Innovation Heart Cut:August 28, 2006.

 

“Improving Quantum Efficiencies of Siloles and Silole-derived Butadiene Chromophores through Structural Tuning.” Boydston, A. J.; Pagenkopf, B. L. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 6336.
            •Highlighted by the ACS: Chemical Innovation Heart Cut:December 13, 2004

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“A Controlled, Iterative Synthesis of Oligo[(p-phenyleneethynylene)-alt-(2,5-siloleneethynylene)]s.” Boydston, A. J.; Yin, Y.; Pagenkopf, B. L. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 10350.
 
“Synthesis and Electronic Properties of Donor-Acceptor p-Conjugated Siloles.” Boydston, A. J.; Yin, Y.; Pagenkopf, B. L. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 3724.
            •Highlighted by the ACS: Chemical Innovation Heart Cut: April 19, 2004.
           
“[2.2]Paracyclophane/Dehydrobenzoannulene Hybrids: Transannular Delocalization in Open-Circuited Conjugated Macrocycles.”  Boydston, A. J.; Bondarenko, L.; Dix, I.; Weakley, T. J. R.; Hopf, H.; Haley, M. M. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2001, 40, 2986.

 

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Awards & Activities

  • Welch Research Fellowship (2004)
  • University of Texas Teaching Award (2003)
  • University of Texas Teaching Award (2002)
  • University of Texas Recruitment Fellowship (2002-2003)
  • University of Oregon Organic Chemistry Achievement Award (2001)

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