Publications 2000

(66) Levitus, M.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Polarized Electronic Spectroscopy and Photophysical Properties of 9,10-Bis(phenylethynl)anthracene.” J. Phys. Chem. A 2000, 104, 8632-8637.

(65) Garcia-Garibay, M.A.; Shin, S.; Sanrame, C. “Engineering Reactions in Crystalline Solids: Prediction of Intramolecular Carbene Rearrangements.” Tetrahedron 2000, 56, 6729-6737.

(64) Yang, Z.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Engineering Reactions in Crystalline Solids: Radical Pairs in Crystals of Dialkyl 1,3-Acetonedicarboxylates.” Org. Lett. 2000, 2, 1963-1965.

Publications 2001

(75) Ng, D.; Yang, Z.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Engineering Reactions in Crystals: Supression of Photodecarbonylation by Intramolecular &beta-Phenyl Quenching.” Tetrahedron Lett. 2001, 42, 9113-9116.

(74) Amirsakis, D.G.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A.; Rowan, S.J.; Stoddart, J.F.; White, A.J.P.; Williams, D.J. “Host-Guest Chemistry Aids and Abets a Stereospecific Photodimerization in the Solid State.” Angew. Chem. 2001, 40, 4256-4261.

(73) Johnson, B.A.; Houk, K.N.; Hu, Y.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Vibrationally Assisted Tunneling in a Hydrogen Atom Transfer Reaction.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 6941-6942.

(72) Yang, Z.; Ng, D.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Engineering Reactions in Crystalline Solids: Photochemical Generation of Secondary and Tertiary Enol Radical Pairs from the Crystalline Ketodiesters.” J. Org. Chem. 2001, 66, 4468.

(71) Garcia-Garibay, M.A. Book review of Solid State and Surface Photochemistry. Molecular and Supramolecular Photochemistry, Volume 5 by V. Ramamurthy and Kirk S. Schanze. Marcel Dekker: New York and Basel, 2000. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 5384-5384.

(70) Levitus, M.; Schmieder, K.; Ricks, H.; Schimizu, K.D.; Bunz, U.H.F.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Steps to Demarcate the Effects of Chromophore Aggregation and Planarization in Poly(phenyleneethynylene)s. 1. Rotationally Interrupted Conjugation in the Excited States of 1,4-Bis(phenylethynyl)benzene.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 4259-4265.

(69) Levitus, M.; Zepeda, G.; Dang, H.; Godinez, C.; Khuong, T.-A.V.; Schmieder, K.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Steps to Demarcate the Effects of Chromophore Aggregation and Planarization in Poly(phenyleneethynylene)s 2. The Photophysics of 1,4-Diethynyl-2-fluorobenzene in Solution and in Crystals.” J. Org. Chem. 2001, 66, 3188-3195.

(68) Dang, H.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Palladium-Catalyzed Formation of Aceanthrylenes: A Simple Method for Peri-Cyclopentenelation of Aromatic Compounds.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 355-356.

(67) Leyva, E.; Moctezuma, E.; Strouse, J.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Spectrometric and 2D NMR Studies on the Complexation of Chlorophenols with Cyclodextrins.” J. Inclusion Phenomena 2001, 39, 41-46.

Publications 2002

(83) Ng, D.; Yang, Z.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Engineering Reactions in Crystals: gem-Dialkoxy Substitution Enables the Photodecarbonylation of Crystalline 2-Indanone.” Tetrahedron Lett. 2002, 43, 7063-7066.

(82) Johnson, B.; Kleinman, M.H.; Turro, N.J.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Hydrogen Atom Tunneling in Triplet o-Methylbenzocyloalkanones: Effects of Structure on Reaction Geometry and Excited State Configuration.” J. Org. Chem. 2002, 67, 6944-6953.

(81) Dominguez, Z.; Dang, H.; Strouse, J.M.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Molecular ‘Compasses’ and ‘Gyroscopes.’ III. Dynamics of a Phenylene Rotor and Clathrated Benzene in a Slipping-Gear Crystal Lattice.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 7719-7727.

(80) Campos, L.M.; Dang, H.; Ng, D.; Yang, Z.; Martinez, H.L.; Garcia-Garibay, M. A. “Engineering Reactions in Crystalline Solids: Predicting Photochemical Decarbonylation from Calculated Thermochemical Parameters.” J. Org. Chem. 2002, 67, 3749-3754.

(79) Godinez, C.E.; Zepeda, G.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Molecular Compasses and Gyroscopes. II. Synthesis and Characterization of Molecular Rotors with Axially Substituted Bis[2-(9-triptycyl)ethynyl]arenes.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 4701-4707.

(78) Dominguez, Z.; Dang, H.; Strouse, M.J.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Molecular ‘Compasses’ and ‘Gyroscopes.’ I. Expedient Synthesis and Solid State Dynamics of an Open Rotor with a Bis(triarylmethyl) Frame.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 2398-2399.

(77) Schmieder, K.; Levitus, M.; Dang, H.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Photophysical Properties of Coplanar and Twisted 1,4-Bis(9-ethynylanthracenyl)benzene. Rotational Equilibration in the Excited States of Diaryalkynes.” J. Phys. Chem. A 2002, 105, 1551-1556.

(76) Dang, H.; Levitus, M.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “One Step Pd(0)-Catalyzed Synthesis, X-Ray Analysis, and Photophysical Properties of Cyclopent[hi]aceanthrylene: Fullerene-Like Properties in a Nonalternant Cyclopentafused Aromatic Hydrocarbon.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 136-143.

Publications 2003

(90) Ellison, M.E.; Ng, D.; Dang, H.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Enantiospecific Synthesis of Vicinal Stereogenic Tertiary and Quaternary Centers by Combination of Configurationally Trapped Radical Pairs in Crystalline Solids.” Org. Lett. 2003, 5, 2531-2534.

(89) Mortko, C.J.; Dang, D.; Campos. L.M.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “H-Abstraction Prevails over &alpha-cleavage in the Solution and Solid State Photochemistry of cis-2,6-di(1-cyclohexenyl)cyclohexanone.” Tetrahedron Lett. 2003, 44, 6133-6136.

(88) Dominguez, Z.; Khuong, T.A.V.; Sanrame, C.N.; Dang, H.; Nuñez, J.E.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Molecular Compasses and Gyroscopes with Polar Rotors: Synthesis and Characterization of Crystalline Forms.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 8827-8837.

(87) Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Engineering Carbene Rearrangements in Crystals: From Molecular Information to Solid-State Reactivity.” Acc. Chem. Res. 2003, 36, 491-498.

(86) Garcia-Garibay, M.A.; Campos, L. “Photochemical Decarbonylation of Ketones: Recent Advances and Reactions in Crystalline Solids” in The Handbook for Organic Photochemistry and Photobiology; Horspool, W., Ed.; CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL, 2003.

(85) Sanrame, C.N.; Suhrada, C.P.; Dang, H.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Photochemistry of Crystalline Chlorodiazirines: The Influence of Conformational Disorder and Intermolecular Cl…N=N Interactions on the Solid-State Reactivity of Singlet Chlorocarbenes.” J. Phys. Chem. A 2003, 107, 3287-3294.

(84) Amirsakis, D.G.; Elizarov, A.M.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A.; Glink, P.T.; Stoddart, J.F.; White, A.J.P.; Williams, D.J. “Diastereospecific Photochemical Dimerization of a Stilbene-Containing Daisy Chain Monomer in Solution as well as in the Solid State.” Angewandte Chemie, Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 1126-1132.

Publications 2004

(95) Khuong, T.A.V.; Sanrame, C.N.; Zepeda, G.; Dang, H.; Bartberger, M.; Houk, K.N.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Crankshaft Motion in a Highly Congested Bis(triarylmethyl)peroxide.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 14778-14786.

(94) Warrier, M.; Lo, M.K.F.; Monbouquette, H.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Photocatalytic Reduction of Aromatic Azides to Amines using CdS and CdSe Nanoparticles.” Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2004, 3, 859-863.

(93) Godinez, C.E.; Zepeda, G.; Mortko, C.J.; Dang, H.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Molecular Crystals with Moving Parts: Synthesis, Characterization, and Crystal Packing of Molecular Gyroscopes with Methyl-Substituted Triptycyl Frames.” J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 1652-1662.

(92) Ng, D.; Yang, Z.; Garcia-Garibay. M.A. “Total Synthesis of (±)-Herbertenolide by Stereospecific Formation of Vicinal Quaternary Centers in a Crystalline Ketone.” Org. Lett. 2004, 6, 645-647.

(91) Khuong, T.A.V.; Zepeda, G.; Ruiz, R.; Kahn, S.I.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Molecular Compasses and Gyroscopes: Engineering Molecular Crystals with Fast Internal Rotation.” Cryst. Growth & Design 2004, 4, 15-18.

Publications 2005

(104) Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Crystalline Molecular Machines: Encoding Supramolecular Dynamics Into Molecular Structure.” Proc. Natl. Acad. of Sci. 2005, 102, 10793 (invited perspective article). To read this article with Romanian translation, please click here.

(103) Cizmeciyan, D.; Yonutas, H.; Karlen, S.D.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “2H NMR and X-ray Diffraction Studies of Methyl Rotation in Crystals of ortho-Methyldibenzocycloalkanones.” Solid State Nuc. Mag. Res. 2005, 28, 1-8.

(102) Campos, L.M.; Warrier, M.V.; Peterfy, K.; Houk, K.N.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Secondary Alpha Isotope Effects on Deuterium Tunneling in Triplet o-Methylanthrones: Extraordinary Sensitivity to Barrier Width.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 10178-10179.

(101) Horansky, R.D.; Clarke, L.I.; Price, J.C.; Khuong, T.-A.V.; Jarowski, P.D.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Dielectric Response of a Dipolar Molecular Rotor Crystal.” Phys. Rev. B. 2005, B72, 014302.

(100) Mortko, C.J.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Green Chemistry Strategies Using Crystal-to-Crystal Photoreactions: Stereoselective Synthesis and Decarbonylation of trans-&alpha,&alpha’-Dialkenoylcyclohexanones.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 7994-7995.

(99) Karlen, S.D.; Ortiz, R.; Chapman, O.L.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Effects of Rotational Order on the Solid State Dynamics of Phenylene and Diamantane Rotators.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 6554-6555.

(98) Resendiz, M.J.E.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Hammet Analysis of the Photodecarbonylation in Crystalline 1,3-Diarylacetones.” Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 371-374.

(97) Karlen, S.D.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Highlighting Gyroscopic Motion in Crystals in 13C CPMAS Spectra by Specific Isotopic Substitution and Restricted Cross Polarization.” Chem. Commun. 2005, 189-191.

(96) Karlen, S.D.; Kahn, S.I.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Removal of Conflicting Molecular Symmetries Restores a Hexagonal Array of Six-Fold Phenyl Embraces in a bis(Trityl)-Containing Compound. I. Crystals of 1,1,1,6,6,6-Hexaphenyl-2,4-hexadiyne.” Cryst. Growth & Design 2005, 5, 53-55.

Publications 2006

(116) Chin, K.K.; Chuang, S.C.; Hernandez, B.; Selke, M.; Foote, C.S.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Photophysical Properties of a 1,2,3,4,5,6-Hexasubstituted Fullerene Derivative.” J. Phys. Chem. 2006, 110, 13662-13666.

(115) Campos, L.M.; Mortko, C.J.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Norrish Type I vs. Norrish-Yang Type II in the Solid State Photochemistry of cis-2,6-Di(1-cyclohexenyl)-cyclohexanone: A computational study.” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 2006, 456, 15-24.

(114) Karlen, S.D.; Khan, S.I.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Crystalline Molecular Gyroscopes: The Effects of Subtle Molecular Differences on the Crystal Packing of Triphenylmethyl and Triphenylsilyl Stators.” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 2006, 456, 221-230.

(113) Horansky, R.D.; Clarke, L.I.; Winston, E.B.; Price, J.C.; Karlen, S.D.; Jarowski, P.D.; Santillan, R.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Dipolar Rotor-Rotor Interactions in a Difluorobenzene Molecular Rotor Crystal.” Phys. Rev. B 2006, 74, 054306.

(112) Karlen, S.D.; Godinez, C.E.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Improved Physical Properties and Rotational Dynamics in a Molecular Gyroscope with an Assymmetric Stator Structure.” Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 2615-2617.

(111) Veerman, M.; Resendiz, M.J.E.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Large-Scale Photochemical Reactions of Nanocrystalline Suspensions: A Promising Green Chemistry Method.” Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 2615-2617.

(110) Khuong, T.-A.V.; Nuñez, J.E.; Godinez, C.E.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Crystalline Molecular Machines: A Quest Toward Solid-State Dynamics and Function.” Acc. Chem. Res. 2006, 39, 413-422.

(109) Radhakrishnan, C.; Lo, M.K.F.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A.; Warrier, M.V.; Monbouquette, H.G. “Photocatalytic Reduction of an Azide-Terminated Self-Assembled Monolayer Using CdS Quantum Dots.” Langmuir 2006, 22, 5018-5024.

(108) Choe, T.; Khan, S.I.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Combination Vs. Disproportionation in Dialkyl Biradicals. Selectivity Reversal in a Crystalline Solid.” Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2006, 5, 449-451.

(107) Nuñez, J. E.; Khuong, T.-A.V.; Campos, L. M.; Farfan, N.; Dang, H.; Karlen, S. D.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Crystal Phases and Phase Transitions in a Highly Polymorphogenic Solid-State Molecular Gyroscope with meta-Methoxytrityl Frames.” Cryst. Growth & Design 2006, 6, 866-873.

(106) Mortko, C. J.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Stereospecific Synthesis of Compounds with Adjacent Chiral Quaternary Centers in Solid-to-Solid Reactions.” Topics in Stereochemistry 2006, 25, 205-253.

(105) Karlen, S.D.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Amphidynamic Crystals: Structureal Blueprints for Molecular Machines.” Topics Curr. Chem. 2006, 262, 179-228.

Publications 2007

(126) Resendiz, M.J.E.; Taing, J.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Photodecarbonylation of 1,3-Dithiophenyl Propanone: Using Nanocrystals to Overcome the Filtering Effect of Highly Absorbing Trace Impurities.” Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 4351-4354.

(125) Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Molecular Crystals on the Move: From Single-Crystal-to-Single-Crystal Photoreactions to Molecular Machinery.” Angew Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 8945-8947.

(124) Grassian, V.H.; Meyer, G.; Abruna, H.; Coates, G.W.; Achenie, L.E.; Allison, T.; Brunschwig, B.; Ferry, J.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A.; Gardea-Torresdey, J.; Grey, C.P.; Hutchison, J.; Li, C.J.; Liotta, C.; Ragauskas, A.; Minteer, S.; Mueller, K.; Roberts, J.; Sadik, O.; Schmel, R.; Schneider, W.; Selloni, A.; Stair, P.; Stewart, J.; Thorn, D.; Tyson, J.; Voelker, B.; White, J.M.; Wood-Black, F. “Chemistry for a Sustainable Future.” Environ. Sci. Technol. 2007, 41, 3559-3561.

(123) Nunez, J.E.; Natarajan, A.; Khan, S.I.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Synthesis of a Triply Bridged Molecular Gyroscope by a Directed Meridional Cyclization Strategy.” Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 3559-3561.

(122) Natarajan, A.; Tsai, C.K.; Khan, S.I.; McCarren, P.; Houk, K.N.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “The Photoarrangement of &alpha-Santonin is a Single-Crystal-to-Single-Crystal Reaction: A Long Kept Secret in Solid-State Organic Chemistry Revealed.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 9846-9847.

(121) Natarajan, A.; Ng, D.; Yang, Z.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “A Green Chemistry Method for the Synthesis of Compounds with Adjacent Quaternary Stereogenic Centers: Parallel Syntheses of (+) and (-)-a-Cuparenone by Radical Combination in Crystalline Solids.” Angew Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 6485-6487.

(120) Chin, K.K.; Natarajan, A.; Gard, M.N.; Campos, L.M.; Johansson, E.; Shepherd, H.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Pump-Probe Spectroscopy and Circular Dichroism of Nanocrystalline Benzophenone — Towards Absolute Kinetic Measurements in Solid State Photochemical Reactions.” Chem. Commun. 2007, 41, 4266-4268.

(119) Jarowski, P.D.; Houk, K.N.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “The Importance of Correlated Motions on the Low Barrier Rotational Potentials of Crystalline Molecular Gyroscopes.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 3110-3117.

(118) Campos, L.M.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Reactive Intermediates in Crystals: Form and Function” in Reactive Intermediates; Platz, M.S., Jones, M., Moss, R., Eds.; Hoboken, NJ, 2007.

(117) Khuong, T.-A.V.; Dang, H.; Jarowski, P.D.; Maverick, E.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Rotational Dynamics in a Crystalline Molecular Gyroscope by Variable-Temperature 13C NMR, 2H NMR, X-Ray Diffraction, and Force Field Calculations.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 839-845.

Publications 2008

(135) Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Molecular Machines: Nanoscale Gadgets.” Nature Materials 2008, 7, 431-432.

(134) Gould, S.L.; Rodriguez, R.B.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Synthesis and Solid State Dynamics of Molecular Dirotors.” Tetrahedron 2008, 64, 8336-8345.

(133) Chin, K.K.; Trevithick-Sutton, C.C.; McCallum, J.; Jockusch, S.; Turro, N.J.; Scaiano, J.C.; Foote, C.S.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Quantitative Determination of Singlet Oxygen Generated by Excited State Aromatic Amino Acids, Proteins, and Immunoglobulins.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 6912-6913.

(132) Santillan, R.; Karlen, S.D.; Dang, H.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Synthesis and Characterization of Natural Abundance and Isotopically Labeled 1,4-Bis(3,3,3-triphenylpropynyl)-2,3-difluorobenzene. A Molecular Gyroscope with a Polar Rotator.” J. Mex. Chem. Soc. 2008, 52, 125-129.

(131) Gould, S.L.; Tranchemontagne, D.; Yaghi, O.M.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Amphidynamic Character of Crystalline MOF-5: Rotational Dynamics of Terephthalate Phenylenes in a Free-Volume, Sterically Unhindered Environment.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 3246-3247.

(130) Kuzmanich, G.; Natarajan, A.; Chin, K.K.; Veerman, M.; Mortko, C.J.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Solid-State Photodecarbonylation of Diphenylcyclopropenone: A Quantum Chain Process Made Possible by Ultrafast Energy Transfer.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 1140-1141. (Highlighted in Nature 2008, 451, 897.)

(129) Chin, K.K.; Chuang, S.-C.; Hernandez, B.; Campos, L.M.; Selke, M.; Foote, C.S., Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Photophysical Properties of Non-Homoconjugated 1, 2-dihydro, 1,2,3,4-tetrahydro and 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexahydro-C60 Derivatives.” Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2008, 1, 49-55.

(128) Resendiz, M.J.E.; Natarajan, A.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Diastereoselective Synthesis and Spin-Dependent Photodecarbonylation of di(3-phenyl-2-pyrrolidinon-3-yl)Ketones: Synthesis of Nonadjacent and Adjacent Stereogenic Quaternary Centers.” Chem Commun. 2008, 193-195.

(127) Resendiz, M.J.E.; Taing, J.; Khan, S.I.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Unexpected Solid-State Photochemistry of an &alpha-Thiophenyl-&alpha’-Thiophenyl-S,S-dioxo-Subsitituted Ketone.” J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 638-643.

Publications 2009

(145) Schlundt, S.; Kuzmanich, G.; Spanich, F.; Rojas, G. de M.; Kovacs, C.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A.; Guldi, D.M.; Hirsch, A. “Dendritic Porphyrin-Fullerene Conjugates: Efficient Light-Harvesting and Charge-Transfer Events.” Chem. Eur. Journal 2009, 15, 12223-12233.

(144) Rodriguez-Molina, B.; Ochoa, M.E.; Farfán, N.; Santillan, R.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Synthesis, Characterization and Rotational Dynamics of Crystalline Molecular Compasses With N-Heterocyclic Rotators.” J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 8554-8565.

(143) Kuzmanich, G.; Gard, M.N.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Photonic Amplification by a Singlet-State Quantum Chain Photodecarbonylation Reaction in Crystalline Diarylcyclopropenones.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 11606-11614.

(142) Hoijemberg, P.A.; Karlen, S.D.; Sanramé, C.N.; Aramendia, P.F.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Photolysis of an Asymmetrically Substituted Diazene in Solution and in the Crystalline State.” Photochem. Photobiol. Sc. 2009, 8, 961-969.

(141) Godinez, C.E.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Engineering Crystal Packing and Internal Dynamics in Molecular Gyroscopes by Refining Their Components. Fast Exchange of a Phenylene Rotator by 2H NMR.” Cryst. Growth & Design 2009, 9, 3124-3128.

(140) Mitsumori, T.; Campos, L.M.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A.; Wudl, F.; Sato, H.; Sato, Y. “Synthesis, Properties, and LED Performance of Highly Luminescent Metal Complexes Containing Indolizino[3,4,5-ab]isoindoles.” J. Mat. Chem. 2009, 19, 5826-5836.

(139) Resendiz, M.J.E.; Family, F.; Fuller, K.; Campos, L.M.; Khan, S.I.; Lebedeva, N.V.; Forbes, M.D.E.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Radical Reactions with Double Memory of Chirality (2MOC) for the Enantiospecific Synthesis of Adjacent Stereogenic Quaternary Centers in Solution: Cleavage and Bonding Faster than Radical Rotation.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 8425-8433.

(138) Amboya, A.; Nguyen, T.; Huynh, H.T.; Brown, H.; Ratliff, G.; Yonutas, H.; Cizmeciyan, D.; Natarajan, A.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Radical Pairs with Rotational Fluidity in the Photochemical Reaction of Acetophenone and Cyclohexane in the Zeolite NaY: A 13C CPMAS NMR and Product Analysis Study.” Org. Biomol. Chem. 2009, 7, 2322-2326.

(137) Family, F.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Photodecarbonylation of Ketodiacids as Ammonium Salts: Efficient Formation of C-C Bonds Between Adjacent Quaternary Centers in the Crystalline State.” J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 2476-2480.

(136) Garcia-Garibay, M.A.; Dang, H.D. “Photochemical Generation, Intramolecular Reactions, and Spectroscopic Detection of Oxonium Ylide and Carbene Intermediates in a Crystalline ortho-(1,3-Dioxolan-2-yl)-diaryldiazomethane.” Org. Biomol. Chem. 2009, 1106-1114.

Publications 2010

(153) Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “The Entropic Enlightenment of Organic Photochemistry: Strategic Modifications of Intrinsic Decay Pathways Using an Information-Based Approach.” Photochem. & Photobiol. Sci., 2010, 9, 1574-1588 (invited article).

(152) Karlen, S.D.; Reyes, H.; Taylor, R.E.; Khan, S.I.; Hawthorne, M.F.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Symmetry and Dynamics of Molecular Rotors in Amphidynamic Molecular Crystals.” Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA, 2010, 107, 14973.

(151) Bouit, P.-A.; Spanig, F.; Kuzmanich, G.; Krokos, E.; Oelsner, C.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A.; Delgado, J.L.; Martin, N.; Guldi, D.M. “Efficient Utilization of Higher Lying Excited States to Trigger Change Transfer Events.” Chem. Eur. Journal, 2010, 16, 9638-9645.

(150) Shiraki, S.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation By Photoelimination of Small Molecules in Solution and in Crystals” in Handbook of Synthetic Photochemistry, Albini, A., Fagnini, M. Eds., Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2010, pp. 25-66.

(149) Rodriguez-Molina, B.; Pozos, A.; Cruz, R.; Romero, M.; Flores, B.; Farfan, N.; Santillan, R.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Synthesis and solid state characterization of molecular rotors with steroidal stators: ethisterone and norethisterone.” Org. Biomol. Chem. 2010, 8, 2993-3000.

(148) O’Brien, Z.J.; Karlen, S.D.; Khan, S.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Solid State Molecular Rotors with Perdeuterated Stators: Mechanistic Insights from Biphenylene Rotational Dynamics in Ordered and Disordered Crystal Forms.” J. Org. Chem., 2010, 75, 2482-2491.

(147) Simoncelli, S.; Kuzmanich, G.; Gard, M.N.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Photochemical Reaction Mechanisms and Kinetics with Molecular Nanocrystals: Surface Quenching of Triplet Benzophenone Nanocrystals.” J. Phys. Org. Chem., 2010, 23, 376-381.

(146) Lebedeva, N.V.; Tarasov, V.F.; Resendiz, M.J.E.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A.; White, R.C.; Forbes, M.D.E. “The Missing Link Between Molecular Triplets and Spin-Polarized Free Radicals: Room Temperature Triplet States of Nanocrystalline Radical Pairs.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 82-84.