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.