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Recent publications:

67. “Regioregular Poly(thiophene-3-alkanoic acid)s: Water Soluble Conducting Polymers Suitable for Chromatic Chemosensing in Solution and Solid State”, Ewbank, P. C.; Loewe, R. S.; Zhai, L.; Reddinger, J.; Sauvé, G.; McCullough, R. D., Tetrahedron, 2004, 60, pg. 11269-11275. (invited) PDF

66. "Chain Growth Mechanism for Regioregular Nickel-Initiated Cross-Coupling Polymerizations," Sheina, E. E.; Liu, J.; Iovu, M. C.; Laird, D. W.; McCullough, R. D. Macromolecules, 2004, 37, pg. 3526-3528. PDF

65. "In-situ End Group Functionalization of Regioregular Poly(3-alkylthiophene) using the Grignard Metathesis Polymerization Method," Jeffries-EL, M.; Sauvé, G., and McCullough, R. D. Adv. Mater., 2004, 16, No. 12., 1017-1019. PDF

64. "Regioregular Polythiophene/Gold Nanoparticle Hybrid Materials", Zhai, Lei; McCullough, Richard D., J. Mater. Chem. 2004, 14, 141-143. PDF

63. "New Phosphonic Acid Functionalized Regioregular Polythiophenes", Stokes, Kristoffer K.; Heuze, Karine; McCullough, Richard D., Macromolecules 2003, 36, 7114-7118. PDF

62. "Soft-Lithography Patterning of Functionalized Regioregular Polythiophenes", Zhai, Lei; Laird, Darin W.; McCullough, Richard D., Langmuir 2003, 19, 6492-6497. PDF

61. "Complex Nanostructured Materials from Segmented Copolymers Prepared by ATRP", Kowalewski, T.; McCullough Richard D.; Matyjaszewski, K., Eur. Phys. J. E. 2003, 10, 5-16.

60. "A Simple Method to Generate Side-Chain Derivatives of Regioregular Polythiophene via the GRIM Metathesis and Post-polymerization Functionalization", Zhai, Lei; Pilston, Richard L.; Zaiger, Karen L.; Stokes, Kristoffer K.; McCullough, Richard, D.; Macromolecules 2003, 36, 61-64. PDF

59. "End Group Modification of Regioregular Polythiophene through Postpolymerization Functionalization", Liu, Jinsong; McCullough, Richard D.; Macromolecules 2002, 35, 9882-9889. PDF

58. "Layer-by-layer Assembly of Polythiophene", Zhai, Lei; McCullough, Richard D.; Adv. Mater. 2002, 14, 901-905. PDF

57. "Tuning the Electrical Conductivity and Self-assembly of Regioregular Polythiophene by Block Copolymerization: Nanowire Morphologies in New Di- and Triblock Copolymers", Liu, Jinsong; Sheina, Elena; Kowalewski, Tomasz; McCullough, Richard D.; Angewandte Chemie, International Edition 2002, 41, 329-332. PDF

56. "Temperature and Voltage Dependent Optical Properties of Conducting Polymer in Synthetic Opal as Photonic Crystal", Satoh, S.; Kajii, H.; Kawagishi, Y.; Tamura, T.; Fujii, A.; Ozaki, M.; McCullough, R. D.; Yoshino, K., Synth. Met. 2001, 121, 1503-1504.

55. "Regioregular, Head-to-Tail Coupled Poly(3-alkylthiophenes) Made Easy by the GRIM Method: Investigation of the Reaction and the Origin of Regioselectivity", Loewe, Robert S.; Ewbank, Paul C.; Liu, Jinsong; Zhai, Lei; McCullough, Richard D., Macromolecules 2001, 34, 4324-4333. PDF

54. "Amine Functionalized Polythiophenes: Synthesis and Formation of Chiral, Ordered Structures on DNA Substrates", Ewbank, P. C.; Nuding, G.; Suenaga, H.; McCullough, R. D.; Shinkai, S., Tetrahedron Lett. 2001, 42, 155-157.

53. "Effects of Structural Regularity on the Properties of Poly(3-alkylthienylenevinylenes)", Loewe, Robert S.; McCullough, Richard D., Chem. Mater. 2000, 12, 3214-3221.

52. "Toward Highly Fluorescent Polythiophenes: Head-to-tail Coupled Copolymers of 3-(methoxyethoxyethoxymethyl)thiophene and 3-(perfluoroalkyl)thiophene", Pilston, R. L.; McCullough, R. D.; Synth. Met. 2000, 111-112, 433-436.

51. "Self-Assembly of Conjugated Polymers at the Air/Water Interface. Structure and Properties of Langmuir and Langmuir-Blodgett Films of Amphiphilic Regioregular Polythiophenes", Reitzel, Niels; Greve, Daniel R.; Kjaer, Kristian; Howes, Paul B.; Jayaraman, Manikandan; Savoy, Steve; McCullough, Richard D.; McDevitt, John T.; Bjornholm, Thomas, J. Am. chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 5788-5800. PDF

Recent publications in non-refereed journals:

34. Iovu, Mihaela C.; Sheina, Elena E.; Sauve, Genevieve; Jeffries-El, Malika; Cooper, Jessica; McCullough, Richard D., “Synthesis of poly(3-hexylthiophene) di-block copolymers using atom transfer radical polymerization”, Polymer Preprints 2004 , 45(1), 278-279. PDF

33. Jeffries-EL, Malika, Sauve, Genevieve; Iovu, Mihaela; McCullough, Richard D., “In situ end group modification of regioregular poly(3-alkylthiophenes) via Grignard metathesis (GRIM) polymerization”, Polymer Preprints 2004, 45(1), 183-184. PDF

32. Sheina, Elena E.; McCullough, Richard D., “Electrical and spectroscopic property differences in poly(3-alkoxythiophenes) synthesized by various methods”, Polymer Preprints 2003, 44(2), 885. PDF

31. Sauve, Genevieve; Jeffries-El, Malika; McCullough, Richard D., “Control of end-groups of regioregular poly(3-alkylthiophenes) using Grignard metathesis”, Polymer Preprints 2003, 44(2), 432. PDF

30. McCullough, Richard D., “The power of MALDI for preparing electrically conductive nanowires”, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering 2003, 88, 129.

29. Sheina, Elena E.; Khersonsky, Sonya M.; Jones, Edward G.; McCullough, Richard D., “Toward poly(3- and 3,4-alkoxythiophenes)”, Polymer Preprints 2003, 44(1), 843-844. PDF

28. Zhai, Lei; Laird, Darin D.; McCullough, Richard D., “Regioregular polythiophene for integrated circuits”, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering 2002, 87, 288-289.

27. Liu, Jinsong; Sheina, Elena; Zhai, Lei; Kowalewski, Tomasz; McCullough, Richard D., “Nanowires formed from block copolymers of regioregular polythiophene”, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering 2002, 86, 35.

26. Pilston, Richard L.; McCullough, Richard D., “Characterization of polythiophene random copolymers that include m-linked monomer units”, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering 2002, 86, 191-192.

25. Sheina, Elena E.; Liu, Jinsong; McCullough, Richard D., “Synthesis and properties of conducting elastomers”, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering 2002, 86, 177-178.

24. Jeffries-El, Malika; Zaiger, Karen; McCullough, Richard D., “Design and synthesis of novel glycopolythiophenes”, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering 2002, 86, 166.

23. Laird, Darin W.; McCullough, Richard D., “Toward processable, regioregular 2,5-polypyrroles via nickel-catalyzed polycondensation”, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering 2002, 86, 157-158.

22. McCullough, Richard D.; Liu, Jingsong; Shiena, Elena; Heuze, Karine; Stokes, Kristoffer; Jayaraman, Manikandan; Bjornholm, Thomas; McDevitt, John T, “Self-assembly of amphiphilic conducting polymers into nanowires, nanocircuits, and multifunctional materials”, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering 2001, 84, 858.

21. Pilston, Richard L.; Ricou, Joana I. F.; McCullough, Richard D., “Toward tunable, light-emitting polythiophenes”, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering 2001, 84, 703.

20. McCullough, Richard; Heuze, Karine; Stokes, Kristoffer A., “Synthesis and self-assembly of conducting polymers at interfaces”, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering 2001, 84, 699.

19. Liu, Jinsong; McCullough, Richard D., “ATRP approach to synthesize well-defined diblock copolymers containing regioregular head-to-tail poly(3-hexylthiophene)s”, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering 2001, 84, 662-663.

18. Zhai, Lei; McCullough, Richard D.; Polymer Preprints, 2001, 42(2), 187. PDF

17. Laird, Darin W; Loewe, Robert S.; Ewbank, Paul C.; Liu, Jinsong; Zhai, Lei; McCullough, Richard, D.; Polymer Preprints, 2001, 42(2), 556. PDF

16. Zaiger, Karen; Zhai, Lei; McCullough, Richard D., “Carbohydrate functionalized polythiophenes as biosensors”, Polymer Preprints 2001, 42(2), 332. PDF

15. Zhai, Lei; McCullough, Richard D., “Functionalization of regioregular head-to-tail poly(3-alkylthiophenes) side chain”, Polymer Preprints 2000, 41(2), 1582-1583. PDF

14. Liu, Jinsong; McCullough, Richard D., “End group functionalization of regioregular head-to-tail poly(3-alkylthiophenes)”, Polymer Preprints 2000, 41(2), 1235-1236. PDF

Selected publications prior to year 2000:

43. "The Chemistry of Conducting Polythiophenes," McCullough, R. D., Adv. Mater. 1998 ,10 , 1-24 (review). INVITED PDF

42. "Regioregular, Head-to-Tail Coupled Poly(3-alkylthiophene) and its Derivatives," McCullough, R. D.; Ewbank, P. C. in the Handbook of Conducting Polymers , 2nd edition, Marcell Dekker, 1998 , Chapter 9. 225-258. INVITED

32. "Optimizing the Synthesis of Tetratellurafulvalene (TTeF)," Herr, D. E.; Mays, M. D.; McCullough, R. D.; Bailey, A. B.; Cowan, D. O., J. Org. Chem. 1996 ,61 , 7006-7011.

19. "Toward Tuning Electrical and Optical Properties in Conjugated Polymers Using Side-Chains: The Synthesis and Physical Properties of a Series of the First Head-to-Tail Heteratom Functionalized Polythiophenes," McCullough, R. D.; Williams, S. P., J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1993 ,115 , 11608-11609. PDF

18. "Selective Generation, Isolation, and Purification of Tetrathiafulvalene Tetrathiolate: A Versatile Building Block for New Materials," McCullough, R. D.; Belot, J. A.; Seth, J., J. Org. Chem. 1993 ,58 , 6480-6482. PDF

17. "Self-Oriented Poly(3-Alkylthiophenes): New Insights on Structure-Property Relationships in Conducting Polymers," McCullough, R. D.; Tristram-Nagle, S.; Williams, S. P.; Lowe, R. D.; Jayaraman, M., J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1993 ,115 , 4910-4911. PDF

13. "Design, Synthesis, and Control of Conducting Polymer Architectures: Structurally Homogeneous Poly(3-alkylthiophenes)," McCullough, R.D.; Lowe, R. D.; Jayaraman, M.; Anderson, D. L., J. Org. Chem. 1993 ,58 , 904-912. PDF

List of Publications prior to year 2000.

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