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Materials division of the CIC

The Materials Division of the Chemical Institute of Canada This site connects members of the Materials Chemistry Division of the CIC with current information about upcoming events, opportunities and ongoing materials research being carried out across the country. We help organize the annual CSC

PMSE

Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering Division of the American Chemical Society http://pmse.sites.acs.org/

ACS Polymers

http://www.polyacs.org/

“Turning-on the Quenched Fluorescence of Azomethines via Structural Modifications”

Barik, S. Skene, W.G.* “Turning-on the Quenched Fluorescence of Azomethines via Structural Modifications” Eur. J. Org. Chem., 13,  2563-2572 (2013).

“On-Substrate Preparation of An Electroactive Conjugated Polyazomethine from Solution Processable Monomers and Its Application in Electrochromic Devices”

Sicard, L., Navarathne, D., Skalski, T., Skene, W.G.* “On-Substrate Preparation of An Electroactive Conjugated Polyazomethine from Solution Processable Monomers and Its Application in Electrochromic Devices”, Adv. Funct. Mater., 23, 3549-3559 (2013). (Cover Page)

“Unparalleled fluorescence of a polyazomethine prepared from the self-condensation of an automer and its potential use as a fluorimetric sensor for explosive detection”

Mallet, C., Le Borgne, M., Starck, M., Skene, W.G.* “Unparalleled fluorescence of a polyazomethine prepared from the self-condensation of an automer and its potential use as a fluorimetric sensor for explosive detection”, Polym. Chem. 4, 250-254 (2013).

“Photophysical and Electrochemical Investigations of the Fluorescent Probe, 4,4′-Bis(2-benzoxazolyl)stilbene”

Fourati, M.A., Skene, W.G.,* Bazuin C.G.,* Prud’homme, R.E.* “Photophysical and Electrochemical Investigations of the Fluorescent Probe, 4,4′-Bis(2-benzoxazolyl)stilbene”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 117, 836-844 (2013).

“Survey of Recent Advances of p-Conjugated Heterocyclic Azomethines As Materials With Tuneable Properties”

Bolduc, A., Mallet, C., Skene. W.G.* “Survey of Recent Advances of p-Conjugated Heterocyclic Azomethines As Materials With Tuneable Properties”, Sci. China Chem., 56, 3-23 (2013). (Invited review)

Post-doctoral fellows

Post-doctoral fellows are welcome to inquire about the availability of pursuing research in the group.  Please submit your C.V. and cover letter in PDF format via the form below.

Macro Group UK

The Pure and Applied Macromolecular Chemistry Group (Macro Group UK) is a joint interest group of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Society of Chemical Industry. http://www.macrogroup.org.uk/index.php

Groupe Français des Polymères (GFP)

Plus connu sous son sigle GFP,  le Groupe Français d’Études et d’Applications desPolymères est une association à but non lucratif. Elle fut créée le 27 novembre 1970 sur l’initiative du Dr A.J. Kovacs et du Prof. G. Champetier (1905-1980), ce dernier devenant son premier président. Le Dr A.J.

Centre for Self-Assembled Chemical Structures (CSACS)

http://csacs.mcgill.ca/

RISE Program

RISE is a summer student exchange programme for undergraduate students in the chemical sciences, who will have completed the equivalent of two or three full years of study as of the end of the school year in which they apply. Successful

Graduate Students

Graduate students are welcome to inquire about the availability of pursuing research in the group.

Summer Students

Positions are available for summer students interested in the area of polymer and organic chemistry and physical chemistry.

“– Conjugated Fluorescent Azomethine Copolymers – Opto-electronic, Halochromic, and Doping Properties”

Barik, S., Skene, W.G.* “– Conjugated Fluorescent Azomethine Copolymers – Opto-electronic, Halochromic, and Doping Properties” Macromolecules, 23, 1165-1173 (2012).

“Chemical Doping of EDOT Azomethine Derivatives: Insight into the Oxidative and Hydrolytic Stability”

Bolduc, A., Dufresne, S., Skene, W.G.* “Chemical Doping of EDOT Azomethine Derivatives: Insight into the Oxidative and Hydrolytic Stability”, J. Mater. Chem., 22, 5053-5064 (2012).

“Spectral Investigation of Conjugated Azomethines: A Large Palette of Colors Possible with Acid and Oxidant Doping Materials Chemistry and Physics”

Bolduc, A., Rivier, L., Dufresne, S., Skene, W.G.* “Spectral Investigation of Conjugated Azomethines: A Large Palette of Colors Possible with Acid and Oxidant Doping Materials Chemistry and Physics”, Mater. Chem. Phys., 132, 722-728 (2012).

“Diethyl 2,5-bis[(2,3-dihydrothieno[3,4-b][1,4]dioxin-5-yl)methylideneamino]thiophene-3,4-dicarboxylate acetone monosolvate”

Dufresne, S., Bolduc, A., Skene, W.G.* “Diethyl 2,5-bis[(2,3-dihydrothieno[3,4-b][1,4]dioxin-5-yl)methylideneamino]thiophene-3,4-dicarboxylate acetone monosolvate” Acta Cryst. E67, o3138 (2011).