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“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).

“– 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).

“Photophysical, Electrochemical and Crystallographic Investigations of the Fluorophore, 2,5-Bis(5-tert-Butyl-Benzoxazol-2-yl)thiophene”

Fourati, A., Maris, T., Skene, W.G.*, Bazuin, C.G.*, Prud’homme, R.E.* “Photophysical, Electrochemical and Crystallographic Investigations of the Fluorophore, 2,5-Bis(5-tert-Butyl-Benzoxazol-2-yl)thiophene”, J. Phys., Chem. B, 115, 12362-12369 (2011).

“Using Quenching Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Amino-Fluorophores As Empirical Tools for Predicting Boronic Acid Sensors Suitable for Use in Physiological Conditions”

McGregor, N, Pardin, C., Skene, W.G.* “Using Quenching Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Amino-Fluorophores As Empirical Tools for Predicting Boronic Acid Sensors Suitable for Use in Physiological Conditions”, Aust. J. Chem., 64, 1438-1446 (2011).

“Diethyl 2,5-bis[(E)-1H-pyrrol-2-ylmethyleneamino]-thiophene-3,4-dicarboxylate”

Dufresne, S., Skene, W.G.* “Diethyl 2,5-bis[(E)-1H-pyrrol-2-ylmethyleneamino]-thiophene-3,4-dicarboxylate” Acta Cryst. E67., o2302 (2011).

“Conjugated 4-methoxybipyrrole thiophene azomethines: synthesis, opto-electronic properties and crystallographic characterization”

Tshibaka, T., Bishop, S., Dufresne, S., Roche Ulliel, I., Lubell, W.D.* and Skene, W.G.* “Conjugated 4-methoxybipyrrole thiophene azomethines: synthesis, opto-electronic properties and crystallographic characterization” Chem. Eur. J. 17, 10879–10888 (2011). (Cover Page)

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

Knipping, E., Roche Ulliel, I., Dufresne, S., McGregor, N., and Skene, W.G.* “Selective Fluorescence Turn-On of a Prefluorescent Azomethine with Zn2+” Tetrahedron Lett. 52, 4358-4387, (2011).

“Spectroelectrochemical and Electrochemical Investigation of a Highly Conjugated All-Thiophene Polyazomethine”

Barik, S., Bishop, S., Skene, W.G.* “Spectroelectrochemical and Electrochemical Investigation of a Highly Conjugated All-Thiophene Polyazomethine” Mater. Chem. Phys., 129, 529-533 (2011).

“A fluorescent all-fluorene polyazomethine-towards soluble conjugated polymers exhibiting high fluorescence and electrochromic properties”

Barik, S., Skene, W.G.* “A fluorescent all-fluorene polyazomethine-towards soluble conjugated polymers exhibiting high fluorescence and electrochromic properties”, Polym. Chem., 2, 1091-1097, (2011).

“Push-Pull Aminobithiophenes: Highly Fluorescent Stable Fluorophores”

Dong, Y., Bolduc, A., McGregor, N., Skene, W.G.* “Push-Pull Aminobithiophenes: Highly Fluorescent Stable Fluorophores” Org. Lett., 13, 1844-1847, (2011).

“Selective Chain-End Postpolymerization Reactions and Property Tuning of a Highly Conjugated and All-Thiophene Polyazomethine.”

Barik, S., Skene, W. G.* “Selective Chain-End Postpolymerization Reactions and Property Tuning of a Highly Conjugated and All-Thiophene Polyazomethine.” Macromolecules, 43, 10435-10441 (2010).

“Diethyl 2-amino-5-[(E)-(1-methyl-1H-pyrrol-2-yl)methylideneamino]thiophene-3,4-dicarboxylate.”

Dufresne, S., Skene, W. G.* “Diethyl 2-amino-5-[(E)-(1-methyl-1H-pyrrol-2-yl)methylideneamino]thiophene-3,4-dicarboxylate.” Acta Cryst., E66, o3221 (2010).

“Covalently Grafted PAA Brushes to OH-Functionalized Mica Surfaces via Surface-Initiated ATRP – Preliminary Swelling Investigation by AFM”

Lego, B., Giasson, S.,* and Skene, W.G.* “Covalently Grafted PAA Brushes to OH-Functionalized Mica Surfaces via Surface-Initiated ATRP – Preliminary Swelling Investigation by AFM” Macromol. Symposia, 89, 65-68 (2010).

“Reversibly Cross-linked Conjugated Polymers using Snap-Together Modules – New Dynamic Sensors for Amine Detection”

Bolduc, A., Lachapelle, V., and Skene, W.G.* “Reversibly Cross-linked Conjugated Polymers using Snap-Together Modules – New Dynamic Sensors for Amine Detection” Macromol. Symposia, 297, 87-93, (2010).

“Polymers and Organic Chemistry”

Skene, W.G.* “Polymers and Organic Chemistry”, Macromol. Symposia, 297, xi-xii (2010).

“Understanding the reversible anodic behavior and fluorescence properties of fluorenylazomethines – a structure-property study”

Barik, S., Friedland, S., Skene, W.G.* “Understanding the reversible anodic behavior and fluorescence properties of fluorenylazomethines – a structure-property study” Can. J. Chem., 89, 945-953 (2010).

“Direct Polymerization of Polyacrylic Acid on Mica Substrates using ATRP – A Preliminary Study”

Borozenko, O., Giasson, S.,* and Skene, W.G.* “Direct Polymerization of Polyacrylic Acid on Mica Substrates using ATRP – A Preliminary Study” Macromol. Symposia, 297, 1-5, (2010).