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This list of publications below range from 1989 - Present. With the most recent publications being listed at the top, and oldest at the bottom.

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Y. Choi, C.S. Park, H.V. Tran, C.H. Li, C.M. Crudden, T.R. Lee* "Functionalized N-Heterocyclic Carbene Monolayers on Gold for Surface-Initiated Polymerizations," 2022, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 14, 44969-44980.

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T. Zhang, S.B. Khomane, I. Singh, C.M. Crudden, P.H. McBreen* "Functionalization of Metal-Supported Graphene by an N-Heterocyclic Carbene," 2022, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 126, 14430-14440.

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M. Nambo*, K. Ghosh, J.C.H. Yim, Y. Tahara, N. Inai, T. Yanai, C.M. Crudden*. "Desulfonylative Coupling of Alkylsulfones with gem-Difluoroalkenes by Visible-Light Photoredox Catalysis," 2022, ACS Catalysis, 12, 9526-9532.

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C.M. Crudden, "Gender Equity in Funding," 2022, Nature Reviews Chemistry, 6, 233-234.

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V.K. Kulkarni, B. Nourmohammadi Khiarak, S.Takano, S. Malola, E.L. Albright, T.I. Levchenko, M.D. Aloisio, C.-T. Dinh*, T. Tsukuda*, H. Häkkinen*, C.M. Crudden*, "NHC-Stabilized Hydrido Au24 Nanoclusters: Synthesis, Structure, and Electrocatalytic Reduction of CO2," 2022, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 144, 9000-9006. 

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R.W.Y Man, H. Yi, S. Malola, S. Takano, T. Tsukuda*, H. Häkkinen*, M. Nambo*, C.M. Crudden*, "Synthesis and Characterization of Enantiopure Chiral Bis NHC-Stabilized Edge-Shared Au10 Nanocluster with Unique Prolate Shape," 2022, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 144, 2056-2061.

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P. Lummis, K. Osten, T. Levchenko, M. Hazer, S. Malola, B. Owens-Baird, A.  Veinot, E. Albright, G. Schatte, S. Takano, K. Kovnir, K. Stamplecoskie*, T. Tsukuda*, H. Häkkinen*, M. Nambo*, and C.M. Crudden*,"NHC-Stabilized Au10 Nanoclusters and their Conversion to Au25 Nanoclusters," 2022, Journal of the American Chemical Society Au, 2, 875-885.

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M. Nambo*, Y. Maekawa, C. M. Crudden*, “Desulfonylative Transformations of Sulfones by Transition Metal Catalysis, Photocatalysis and Organocatalysis,” 2022, ACS Catalysis, 12, 3013-3032.

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E. Angove, F. Grillo, H. A. Früchtl, A. J. Veinot, I. Singh, J. H. Horton, C. M. Crudden, and C. J. Baddeley*, “Highly Ordered N‑Heterocyclic Carbene Monolayers on Cu(111),” 2022, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 13, 2051-2056.

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M. Nambo, C. M. Crudden, “Transition Metal-Catalyzed Cross-Couplings of Benzylic Sulfone Derivatives,” 2021, Chemical Record, 21, 3978-3988. 

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I. Singh, D.S. Lee, S. Huang, H. Bhattacharjee, W. Xu, J.F. McLeod, C.M. Crudden* and Z. She*, "N-Heterocyclic carbenes meet toll-like receptors," 2021, Chemical Communications, 57, 8421-8424.

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J.J. Clarke, Y. Maekawa, M. Nambo, C.M. Crudden, "Borenium-Catalyzed Reduction of Pyridines through the Combined Action of Hydrogen and Hydrosilane," 2021, Organic Letters, 23, 17, 6617–6621.

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H. Yi, K.M. Osten, T.I. Levchenko, A.J. Veinot, Y. Aramaki, T. Ooi*, M. Nambo*, C.M. Crudden*, "Synthesis and enantioseparation of chiral Au13 nanoclusters protected by bis-N-heterocyclic carbene ligands," 2021, Chemical Science, 12, 10436-10440.

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J.J. Clarke, K. Devaraj, B.P. Bestvater, R. Kojima, P. Eisenberger, J.F. DeJesus, C.M. Crudden*, "Hydrosilylation and Mukaiyama aldol-type reaction of quinolines and hydrosilylation of imines catalyzed by a mesoionic carbene-stabilized borenium ion," 2021, Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 19, 6786-6791.

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A. Inayeh, R.R.K. Groome, I. Singh, A.J. Veinot, F. Crasto de Lima, R.H. Miwa, C.M. Crudden* and A.B. McLean*, “Self-Assembly of N-heterocyclic Carbenes on Au(111)," 2021, Nature Communications, 12, 1-9.

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M. Nambo, Y. Tahara, J.C.-H. Yim, D. Yokogawa, and C.M. Crudden "Synthesis of Quaternary Centres by Single Electron Reduction and Alkylation of Alkylsulfones," 2021, Chemical Science, 12, 4866-4871. 

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Y. Maekawa, M. Nambo*, D. Yokogawa, C.M. Crudden*, "Alkyltriflones in the Ramberg–Bäcklund Reaction: An Efficient and Modular Synthesis of gem–Difluoroalkenes", 2020, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 142, 15667-15672. 

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C.M. Crudden*, Y. Maekawa, J.J. Clarke, T. Ida, Y. Fukumoto, N. Chatani*, S. Murai*, “Ru3(CO)12–Catalyzed Reaction of 1,6-Diynes, Carbon Monoxide and Water via the Reductive Coupling of Carbon Monoxide,” Organic Letters, 2020, 22, 8747-8751.

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R. Mayall, C.A. Smith, A.S. Hyal, D.S. Lee, C.M. Crudden*, V.I. Birss*, “Ultra-sensitive and Label-free Detection of the Measles Virus Using an N-heterocyclic Carbene-based Electrochemical Biosensor”, ACS Sensors, 2020, 5, 9, 2747–2752

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A.J. Veinot, A. Al-Rashed, J.D. Padmos, M.R. Narouz, P.A. Lummis, C.J. Baddeley, C. M. Crudden,* J.H. Horton*, “N-Heterocyclic Carbenes Reduce and Functionalize Copper Oxide Surfaces in a Single Step”, Chemistry a European Journal, 2020, 26, 11431-11434.

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K. Salorinne, R.W. Y. Man, P.A. Lummis, M.S.A. Hazer, S. Malola, J.C.-H. Yim, A.J. Veinot, W. Zhou, H. Häkkinen*, M. Nambo*, and C.M. Crudden*, “Synthesis and Properties of an Au6 Cluster Supported by a Mixed N-heterocyclic Carbene–thiolate Ligand”, Chemical Communications, 2020, 56, 6102-6105.

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Z. She, M.R. Narouz, C.A. Smith, A. MacLean, H.-P. Loock, H.-B Kraatz,* C.M. Crudden,* “N-heterocyclic Carbene and Thiol Micropatterns Enable the Selective Deposition and Transfer of Copper films” Chemical Communications, 2020, 56, 1275-1278

Pyridine-catalyzed desulfonative infographic

Y. Maekawa, Z. T. Ariki, M. Nambo*, C. M. Crudden*, “Pyridine-catalyzed desulfonative borylation of benzyl sulfones.” Org. & Biomol. Chem., 2019, 17, 7300-7303.

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J. C.-H. Yim, M. Nambo*, Y. Tahara, C. M. Crudden*, “Copper-Catalyzed Desulfonative Cross-Coupling of Benzhydryl Sulfones with Azoles.” Chem. Lett., 2019, 48, 975-977.

Au13 Nanoclusters infographic

M.R. Narouz, S. Takano, P.A. Lummis, T.I. Levchenko, A. Nazemi, S. Kaappa, S. Malola, S. Yousefalizadeh, L.A. Calhoun, K.G. Stamplecoskie*, H. Häkkinen*, T. Tsukuda* and C.M. Crudden*, “Robust, Highly Luminescent Au13 Superatoms Protected by N-Heterocyclic Carbenes,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2019, 141, 14997-15002. 

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M. Nambo*, J.C.-H. Yim, L.B.O. Freitas, Y. Tahara, Z.T. Ariki, Y. Maekawa, D. Yokogawa, C.M. Crudden* “Modular Synthesis of a-fluorinated Arylmethanes via Desulfonative Cross-Coupling” Nature Communications, 2019, 10, 4528.

A Career in Catalysis infographic of Metal carbonyls, Carbonylation, Carbonylative ring expansion, Hydrofunctionalization, Cycloaddition

D. -M. Yan, C. M. Crudden*, J. -R. Chen*, W. -J. Xiao*, “A Career In Catalysis: Howard Alper.” ACS Catal., 2019, 9, 6467 – 6483.

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O. L. Torres-Rocha, X. Wu, C. Zhu, C. M. Crudden*, M. F. Cunningham*, “Synthesis of Diblock and Triblock Polymers from Cyclooctadiene and Norbornene Via ROMP in Miniemulsion.” Macromolecular Rapid Comm, 2019, 40, 1900087.

N-Heterocyclic Carbenes in Materials Chemistry infographic. High Stability, NHC - stabilized Au Nanoclusters

M.R. Narouz, P.J. Unsworth, K. Salorinne, S. Takano, R. Tomihara, S. Kaappa, S. Malola, C.-T. Dinh, J.D. Padmos, K. Ayoo, P.J. Garrett, M. Nambo, J.H. Horton, E.H. Sargent, H. Häkkinen*, T. Tsukuda*, C. M. Crudden*, “N-Heterocyclic carbene-functionalized magic number gold nanoclusters.” Nature Chemistry, 2019, 11, 419 – 425.

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C.A. Smith, M. Narouz, P.A. Lummis, I. Singh, A. Nazemi, C.-H. Li, C.M. Crudden*, “N-Heterocyclic Carbenes in Materials Chemistry.” Chemical Reviews, 2019, 119 (11), 4986 – 5056.

Cu-Catalyzed Desulfonative Amination infographic

M. Nambo, Y. Tahara, J.C-H. Yim, C.M. Crudden, “Cu-Catalyzed Desulfonative Amination of Benzhydryl Sulfones,” Chemistry A European Journal, 2019, 25 (8), 1923-1926.

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H. Chen, J. Saunders, S. Borijan, X. Wu, C.M. Crudden, D.-X. Xu, H.-P. Loock* “Microresonators: Tetrasulfide‐Functionalized Mesoporous Silica on Nanowire Ring Resonators for Detection of Aqueous Lead, Pb(II)” Advanced Sustainable Systems, 2019, 3, 1800084.

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O.L. Torres-Rocha, X. Wu, C.Y. Zhu, C.M. Crudden, M.F. Cunningham*, “Polymerization-Induced Self-Assembly (PISA) of 1,5-Cyclooctadiene Using Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization” Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2019, 40, 1800326.

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