Publications

ORCiD 0000-0003-0253-1625; Scopus Author ID: 55856310300

  1. del Prado, A.; González-Rodríguez, D.; Wu, Y.-L. “Functional Systems Derived from Nucleobase Self-assembly” ChemistryOpen 2020, accepted. (DOI: )
  1. Galstyan, A; Maurya, Y. K.; Zhylitskaya, H.; Bae, Y.; J.; Wu, Y.-L.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Lis, T.; Dobrindt, U; Stępień, M. “π‐Extended Donor–Acceptor Porphyrins and Metalloporphyrins for Antimicrobial Photodynamic Inactivation” Chem. Eur. J. 2020, accepted. (DOI: 10.1002/chem.201905372)
  1. Bae, Y. J.; Christensen, J. A.; Kang, G.; Malliakas, C. D.; Zhou, J.; Nelson, J. N.; Wu, Y.-L.;Van Duyne, R. P.; Schatz, G. C.; Wasielewski, M. R. “Design Principles for Efficient Singlet Fission in Anthracene-based Organic Semiconductors” Proc. SPIE 11084, Physical Chemistry of Semiconductor Materials and Interfaces XVIII, 2019. (DOI: 10.1117/12.2527346)
  1. Bae, Y. J.; Krzyaniak, M. D.; Majewski, M. B.; Desroches, M.; Morin, J. F.; Wu, Y.-L.; Wasielewski, M. R. “Competition between Singlet Fission and Spin‐Orbit‐Induced Intersystem Crossing in Anthanthrene and Anthanthrone Derivatives” ChemPlusChem 2019, 84, 1432–1438. (DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201900410)
  1. Phelan, B. T.; Zhang, J.; Huang, G. J.; Wu, Y.-L.; Zarea, M.; Young, R. M.; Wasielewski, M. R. “Quantum Coherence Enhances Electron Transfer Rates to Two Equivalent Electron Acceptors” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 12236–12239. (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b06166)
  1. Bae, Y. J.; Christensen, J. A.; Kang, G.; Zhou, J.; Young, R. M.; Wu, Y.-L.; Van Duyne, R. P.; Schatz, G. C.; Wasielewski, M. R. “Substituent Effects on Energetics and Crystal Morphology Modulate Singlet Fission in 9,10-Bis(Phenylethynyl)Anthracenes” J. Chem. Phys. 2019, 151, 044501. (DOI: 10.1063/1.5110411)
  1. Mandal, A.; Schultz, J. D.; Wu, Y.-L.; Coleman, A. F.; Young, R. M.; Wasielewski, M. R. “Transient Two-Dimensional Electronic Spectroscopy: Coherent Dynamics at Arbitrary Times Along the Reaction Coordinate” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2019, 10, 3509–3515. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b00826)
  1. Bae, Y. J.; Kang, G.; Malliakas, C. D.; Nelson, J. N.; Zhou, J.; Young, R. M.; Wu, Y.-L.; Van Duyne, R. P.; Schatz, G. C.; Wasielewski, M. R. “Singlet Fission in 9,10-Bis(Phenylethynyl)Anthracene Thin Films” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 15140–15144. (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b07498)
  1. Gregolinska, H.; Majewski, M.; Chmielewski, P. J.; Gregolinski, J.; Chien, A.; Zhou, J.; Wu, Y.-L.; Bae, Y. J.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Zimmerman, P. M.; Stepien, M. “Fully Conjugated [4]Chrysaorene. Redox-Coupled Anion Binding in a Tetraradicaloid Macrocycle” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 14474–14480. (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b09385)
  1. Goswami, S.; Nelson, J. N.; Islamoglu, T.; Wu, Y.-L.; Farha, O. K.; Wasielewski, M. R.  “Photoexcited Naphthalene Diimide Radical Anion Linking the Nodes of a Metal–Organic Framework: A Heterogeneous Super-reductant” Chem. Mater. 2018, 30, 2488–2492. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b00720)
  1. Wu, Y.-L.; Bobbitt, N. S.; Logsdon, J. L.; Powers-Riggs, N. E.; Nelson, J. N.; Liu, X; Wang, T. C.; Snurr, R. Q.; Hupp, J. T.; Farha, O. K.; Hersam, M. C.; Wasielewski M. R. “Tunable Crystallinity and Charge Transfer in 2-Dimensional G-Quadruplex Organic Frameworks” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018. (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201800230)
  1. Mauck, C. M.; Bae Y. J.; Chen, M.; Powers-Riggs, N. E.; Wu, Y.-L.; Wasielewski, M. R. “Charge Transfer Character in a Covalent Diketopyrrolopyrrole Dimer: Implications for Singlet Fission” ChemPhotoChem 20182, 223–233. (DOI: 10.1002/cptc.201700135)
  1. Brown, K. E.; Singh, A. P. N.; Wu, Y.-L.; Ma, L.; Mishra, A. K.; Phelan, B. T.; Young, R. M.; Lewis, F. D.; Wasielewski, M. R. “Fluorescent Excimers and Exciplexes of the Purine Base Derivative 8-Phenylethynylguanine in DNA Hairpins” Faraday Discuss. 2017207, 217–232. (DOI: 10.1039/C7FD00186J)
  1. Margulies, E. A.; Kerisit, N.; Gawel, P.; Mauck, C. M.; Ma, L.; Miller, C. E.; Young, R. M.; Trapp, N.; Wu, Y.-L.; Diederich, F.; Wasielewski, M. R. “Substituent Effects on Singlet Exciton Fission in Polycrystalline Thin Films of Cyano-Substituted Diaryltetracenes” J. Phys. Chem. C 2017121, 21262–21271. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b07870)
  1. Brown, K. E.; Singh, A. P. N.; Wu, Y.-L.; Mishra, A. K.; Zhou, J.; Lewis, F. D.; Young, R. M.; Wasielewski, M. R. “Tracking Hole Transport in DNA Hairpins Using a Phenylethynylguanine Nucleobase” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 12084–12092. (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b06998)
  1. Mauck, C. M.; Hartnett, P. E.; Wu, Y.-L.; Miller, C. E.; Marks, T. J.; Wasielewski, M. R. “Singlet Fission within Diketopyrrolopyrrole Nanoparticles in Water” Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 6810–6817. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b01845)
  1. Goswami, S.; Miller, C. E.; Logsdon, J. L.; Buru, C. T.; Wu, Y.-L.; Bowman, D. N.; Islamoglu, T.; Asiri, A. M.; Cramer, C. J.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Hupp, J. T.; Farha, O. K. “Atomistic Approach toward Selective Photocatalytic Oxidation of a Mustard-Gas Simulant: A Case Study with Heavy-Chalcogen-Containing PCN-57 Analogues” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 9, 19535–19540. (DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b07055)
  1. Šolomek, T.; Powers-Riggs, N. E.; Wu, Y.-L.; Young, R. M.; Krzyaniak, M. D.; Horwitz, N. E.; Wasielewski, M. R. “Electron Hopping and Charge Separation within a Naphthalene-1, 4: 5, 8-bis (dicarboximide) Chiral Covalent Organic Cage” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 127, 3348–3351. (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b00233)
  1. Mazza, M. M. A.; Yamazaki, S.; Mai, D. X.; Padgaonkar, S.; Peurifoy, S.; Goncalves, A.; Wu, Y.-L.; Hu, Q.; Scott; A. M. “Photoinduced charge recombination in dipolar D–A–A photonic liquid crystal polymorphs” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 19, 4588–4596. (DOI: 10.1039/C6CP08631D)
  1. Wu, Y.-L.; Horwitz, N. E.; Chen, K.-S.; Gomez-Gualdron, D. A.; Luu, N. S.; Ma, L.; Wang, T. C.; Hersam, M. C.; Hupp, J. T.; Farha, O. K.; Snurr, R. Q; Wasielewski, M. R. “G-quadruplex Organic Frameworks” Nat. Chem. 2017, 9, 466–472. (DOI: 10.1038/nchem.2689)
  1. Hartnett, P. E.; Mauck, C. M.; Harris, M. A.; Young, R. M.; Wu, Y.-L.; Marks, T. J.; Wasielewski, M. R. “Influence of Anion Delocalization on Electron Transfer in a Covalent Porphyrin Donor–Perylenediimide Dimer Acceptor System” J. Am. Chem. Soc. . 2017, 139, 749–756. (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b10140)
  1. Hartnett, P. E.; Margulies, E. A.; Mauck, C. M.; Miller, S. A.; Wu, Y.; Wu, Y.-L.; Marks. T. J.; Wasielewski, M. R. “Effects of Crystal Morphology on Singlet Exciton Fission in Diketopyrrolopyrrole Thin Films” J. Phys. Chem. B. 2016, 120, 1357–1366. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.5b10565)
  1. Huang, G.-J.; Harris, M. A.; Krzyaniak, M. D.; Margulies, E. A.; Dyar, S. M.; Lindquist, R. J.; Wu, Y.; Roznyatovskiy, V. V.; Wu, Y.-L.; Young, R. M.; Wasielewski, M. R. “Photoinduced Charge and Energy Transfer within meta- and para-Linked Chlorophyll a-Perylene-3,4:9,10-bis(dicarboximide) Donor–Acceptor Dyads” J. Phys. Chem. B. 2016, 120, 756–765. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.5b10806)
  1. Margulies, E. A.; Wu, Y. L.; Gawel, P.; Miller, S. A.; Shoer, L. E.; Schaller, R. D.; Diederich, F.; Wasielewski, M. R. “Sub-Picosecond Singlet Exciton Fission in Cyano-Substituted Diaryltetracenes” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 8679–8683. (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201501355)
  1. Wu, Y.; Shi, R.; Wu, Y.-L.; Holcroft, J. M.; Liu, Z.; Frasconi, M.; Wasielewski, E. R.; Li, H.; Stoddart, J. F.  “Complexation of Polyoxometalates with Cyclodextrins” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 4111–4118. (DOI: 10.1021/ja511713c)
  1. Gawel, P.; Wu, Y.-L.; Finke, A. D.; Trapp, N.; Zalibera, M.; Boudon, C.; Gisselbrecht, J.-P.; Schweizer, W. B.; Gescheidt, G.; Diederich, F. “Push–Pull Buta-1,2,3-trienes: Exceptionally Low Rotational Barriers of Cumulenic C=C Bonds and Their Proacetylenic Reactivity”  Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 6215–6225.  (DOI: 10.1002/chem.201406583)
  1. Wu, Y.-L.; Brown K. E.; Gardner, D. M.; Dyar, S. M.; Wasielewski, M. R.  “Photoinduced Hole Injection into a Self-assembled π-Extended G-quadruplex”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 3981–3990.  (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b00977)
    * Highlighted in JACS Spotlights.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 3995.  (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b02864)
  1. Lefler, K. M.; Kim, C. H.; Wu, Y.-L.; Wasielewski, M. R.  “Self-assembly of supramolecular light-harvesting arrays from symmetric perylene-3,4-dicarboximide trefoils” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2014, 5, 1608–1615.  (DOI: 10.1021/jz500626g)
  1. Wu, Y.-L.; Brown K. E.; Wasielewski, M. R.  “Extending photoinduced charge separation lifetimes by using supramolecular design: Guanine-perylenediimide G-quadruplex”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 13322–13325.  (DOI: 10.1021/ja407648d)
    * Highlighted in JACS Spotlights.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 13611.  (DOI: 10.1021/ja4093727)
  1. Wu, Y.-L.; Stuparu, M. C.; Boudon, C.; Gisselbrecht, J.-P.; Schweizer, W. B.; Baldridge, K.; Siegel, J. S.; Diederich, F.  “Structural, Optical, and Electrochemical Properties of Three-Dimensional Push–Pull Corannulenic Chormophores”  J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 11014–11026.  (DOI: 10.1021/jo302217n)
  1. Wu, Y.-L.; Ferroni, F.; Pieraccini, S.; Schweizer, W. B.; Frank, B. B.; Spada G. P.; Diederich F.  “Axially Chiral, 2,2-Bridged 1,1-Binaphthylated 1,2-Di(phenylethynyl)ethenes as Potent Cholesteric Liquid-crystal Inducers”  Org. Biomol. Chem. 2012, 10, 8016–8026.  (DOI: 10.1039/C2OB25983D)
  1. Wu, Y.-L.; Tancini, F.; Schweizer, W. B.; Paunescu, D.; Boudon, C.; Gisselbrecht, J.-P.; Jarowski, P. D.; Dalcanale, E.; Diederich, F.  “Proacetylenic Reactivity of a Push–Pull Buta-1,2,3-triene: New Chromophores and Supramolecular Systems”  Chem. Asian J. 2012, 7, 1185–1190.  (DOI: 10.1002/asia.201100997)
  1. Tancini, F.; Wu, Y.-L.; Schweizer, W. B.; Gisselbrecht, J.-P.; Boudon, C.; Jarowski, P. D.; Beels, M. T.; Biaggio, I.; Diederich, F.  “1,1-Dicyano-4-[4-(diethylamino)phenyl]buta-1,3-dienes: Structure–Property Relationships”  Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2012, 2756–2765.  (DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201200111)
  1. Breiten, B.; Wu, Y.-L.; Jarowski, P. D.; Gisselbrecht, J.-P.; Boudon, C.; Griesser, M.; Onitsh, C.; Gescheidt, G.; Schweizer, W. B.; Langer, N.; Lennartz, C; Diederich F.  “Donor-substituted Octacyano[4]dendralenes: a New Class of Cyano-rich Nonplanar Organic Acceptors”  Chem. Sci. 2011, 2, 88–93. (DOI: 10.1039/C0SC00387E)
  1. Wu, Y.-L.; Bureš, F.; Jarowski, P. D.; Schweizer, W. B.; Gisselbrecht, J.-P.; Boudon, C.; Diederich F.  “Proaromaticity: Organic Charge-transfer Chromophores with Small HOMO–LUMO Gaps”  Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 9592–9605.  (DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001051)
    * Highlighted in Synfacts 2010, 11, 1242.  (DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1258729)
  1. Šišak, D.; McCusker, L. B.; Buckl, A.; Wuitschik, G.; Wu, Y.-L.; Schweizer, W. B.; Dunitz, J. D.  “The Search for Tricyanomethane (Cyanoform)”  Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 7224–7230.  (DOI: 10.1002/chem.201000559)
    * Referenced in Wikipedia: Cyanoform
  1. Wu, Y.-L.; Jarowski, P. D.; Schweizer, W. B.; Diederich F.  “Mechanistic Investigation of the Dipolar [2+2] Cycloaddition-cycloreversion Reaction Between 4-(N,N-Dimethylamino)phenylacetylene and Arylated 1,1-Dicyanovinyl Derivatives to Form Intramolecular Charge-transfer Chromophores”  Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 202–211.  (DOI: 10.1002/chem.200902645)
  1. Lin, H.-C.; Hsu, J.-H.; Lee, C.-K.; Tai, O. Y.-H.; Wang, C.-H.; Chou, C.-M.; Chen, K.-Y.; Wu, Y.-L.; Luh, T.-Y.  “Observing Second-order Nonlinear Optical Properties by Symmetry Breaking in Centrosymmetric Furan-containing Oligoaryl Cyclophandienes”  Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 13201–13209.  (DOI: 10.1002/chem.200902115)
  1. Chou, C.-M.; Biju, A. T.; Wang, H.-W.; Wu, Y.-L.; Zhang, G.-F.; Chen, C.-H.; Yang, K.-W.; Lim, T.-S.; Lee, S.-L.; Huang, M.-J.; Chen, C.-h.; Tsai, P.-Y.; Lin, K.-C.; Huang, S.-L.; Luh, T.-Y.  “Polymeric Ladderphanes”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 12579–12585.  (DOI: 10.1021/ja9035362)
  1. Jarowski, P. D.; Wu, Y.-L.; Boudon, C.; Gisselbrecht, J.-P.; Gross, M.; Schweizer, W. B.; Diederich F.  “New Donor–Acceptor Chromophores by Formal [2+2] Cycloaddition of Donor-substituted Alkynes to Dicyanovinyl Derivatives”  Org. Biomol. Chem. 2009, 7, 1312–1322.  (DOI: 10.1039/b821230a)
  1. Jarowski, P. D.; Wu, Y.-L.; Schweizer, W. B.; Diederich F.  “1,2,3-Triazoles as Conjugative π-Linkers in Push–Pull Chromophores: Importance of Substituent Positioning on Intramolecular Charge-transfer”  Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 3347–3350.  (DOI: 10.1021/ol801253z)
  1. Lin, C.-L.; Wu, Y.-L.; Chen, C.-L.; Chou, C.-M.; Luh, T.-Y.  “Sequential Electrochemical Oxidation of Alternating Benzene-furan Oligomers”  J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 8531–853.  (DOI: 10.1021/jo070999+)