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41. 5-Aryloxy substitution enables efficient mechanically triggered release from a synthetically accessible masked 2-furylcarbinol mechanophore

Tian Zeng, Xiaoran Hu, and Maxwell J. Robb

Chem. Commun. 2021, 57, 11173–11176

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40. A Modular approach to mechanically gated photoswitching with color-tunable molecular force probes

Ross W. Barber and Maxwell J. Robb

Chem. Sci. 2021, 12, 11703–11709

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39. Mechanically triggered release of functionally diverse molecular payloads from masked 2-furylcarbinol derivatives

Xiaoran Hu, Tian Zeng, Corey C. Husic, and Maxwell J. Robb

ACS Cent. Sci. 2021, 7, 1216–1224

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38. Comparison of the reactivity of isomeric 2H- and 3H-naphthopyran mechanophores

Skylar K. Osler, Molly E. McFadden, and Maxwell J. Robb

J. Polym. Sci. 2021, 59, 2537–2544

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37. Generation of an elusive permanent merocyanine via a unique mechanochemical reaction pathway

Molly E. McFadden and Maxwell J. Robb

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 7925–7929

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36. Validation of the CoGEF method as a predictive tool for polymer mechanochemistry

Isabel M. Klein,‡ Corey C. Husic,‡ Dávid P. Kovács, Nicolas J. Choquette, and Maxwell J. Robb (‡contributed equally)

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 16364–16381

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35. Designing naphthopyran mechanophores with tunable mechanochromic behavior

Brooke A. Versaw, Molly E. McFadden, Corey C. Husic, and Maxwell J. Robb

Chem. Sci. 2020, 11, 4525–4530

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34. Mechanically triggered small molecule release from a masked furfuryl carbonate

Xiaoran Hu, Tian Zeng, Corey C. Husic, and Maxwell J. Robb

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 15018–15023

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33. Force-dependent multicolor mechanochromism from a single mechanophore

Molly E. McFadden and Maxwell J. Robb

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 11388–11392

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32. Mechanochemically gated photoswitching: Expanding the scope of polymer mechanochromism

Ross W. Barber, Molly E. McFadden, Xiaoran Hu, and Maxwell J. Robb

Synlett 2019, 30, 1725–1732

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31. Mechanochemical regulation of a photochemical reaction

Xiaoran Hu, Molly E. McFadden, Ross W. Barber, and Maxwell J. Robb

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 14073–14077

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Prior to Caltech

30. Spatially Selective and Density-Controlled Activation of Interfacial Mechanophores

Sulkanen, A. R.; Sung, J.; Robb, M. J.; Moore, J. S.; Sottos, N. R.; Liu, G. Y.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 4080–4085

29. Mechanical Reactivity of Two Different Spiropyran Mechanophores in Polydimethylsiloxane

Kim, T. A.; Robb, M. J.; Moore, J. S.; White, S. R.; Sottos, N. R.

Macromolecules 2018, 51, 9177–9183

28. Interfacial Mechanophore Activation Using Laser-Induced Stress Waves

Sung, J.; Robb, M. J.; White, S. R.; Moore, J. S.; Sottos, N. R.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 5000–5003

27. Polymers with autonomous life-cycle control

Patrick, J. F.; Robb, M. J.; Sottos, N. R.; Moore, J. S.; White, S. R.

Nature 2016, 540, 363–370

26. Regioisomer-specific mechanochromism of naphthopyran in polymeric materials

Robb, M. J.; Kim, T. A.; Halmes, A. J.; White, S. R.; Sottos, N. R.; Moore, J. S.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 12328–12331

25. A robust damage-reporting strategy for polymeric materials enabled by aggregation-induced emission

Robb, M. J.; Li, W.; Gergely, R. C. R.; Matthews, C. C.; White, S. R.; Sottos, N. R.; Moore, J. S.

ACS Cent. Sci. 2016, 2, 598–603

24. Poly(ether sulfone)s using a rigid dibenzothiophene dioxide heterocycle

Kortan, A. M.; Cannizzaro, R. J.; Robb, M. J.; Knauss, D. M.

J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2016, 54, 3127–3131

23. Is molecular weight or degree of polymerization a better descriptor of ultrasound-induced mechanochemical transduction?

May, P. A.; Munaretto, N. F.; Hamoy, M. B.; Robb, M. J.; Moore, J. S.

ACS Macro Lett. 2016, 5, 177–180

22. Tethered tertiary amines as solid-state n-type dopants for solution-processable organic semiconductors

Russ, B.; Robb, M. J.; Popere, B. C.; Perry, E. E.; Mai, C.-K.; Fronk, S. L.; Patel, S. N.; Mates, T. E.; Bazan, G. C.; Urban, J. J.; Chabinyc, M. L.; Hawker, C. J.; Segalman, R. A.

Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 1914–1919

21. Significance of miscibility in multidonor bulk heterojunction solar cells

Hartmeier, B. F.; Brady, M. A.; Treat, N. D.; Robb, M. J.; Mates, T. E.; Hexemer, A.; Wang, C.; Hawker, C. J.; Kramer, E. J.; Chabinyc, M. L.

J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys. 2016, 54, 237–246

20. A retro-Staudinger cycloaddition: Mechanochemical cycloelimination of a β-lactam mechanophore

Robb, M. J.; Moore, J. S.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 10946–10949

19. Exploring the synthesis and impact of end-functional poly(3-hexylthiophene)

Handa, N. V.; Serrano, A. V.; Robb, M. J.; Hawker, C. J.​

J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2015, 53, 831–841

18. Modulating the properties of azulene-containing polymers through controlled incorporation of regioisomers

Tsurui, K.; Murai, M.; Ku, S.-Y.; Hawker, C. J.*; Robb, M. J.*

Adv. Funct. Mater. 2014, 24, 7338–7347

17. Synthetic aptamer-polymer hybrid constructs for programmed drug delivery into specific target cells

Oh, S. S.; Lee, B. F.; Leibfarth, F. A.; Eisenstein, M.; Robb, M. J.; Lynd, N. A.; Hawker, C. J.; Soh, H. T.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 15010–15015

16. Modulating structure and properties in organic chromophores: influence of azulene as a building block

Murai, M.; Ku, S.-Y.; Treat, N. D.; Robb, M. J.; Chabinyc, M. L.; Hawker, C. J.

Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 3753–3760

15. One-step synthesis of unsymmetrical N-alkyl-N'-aryl perylene diimides

Robb, M. J.; Newton, B.; Fors, B. P.; Hawker, C. J.

J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 6360–6365

14. Power factor enhancement in solution-processed n-type thermoelectrics through molecular design

Russ, B.; Robb, M. J.; Brunetti, F. G.; Miller, P. L.; Patel, S.; Ho, V.; Urban, J. J.; Chabinyc, M. L.; Hawker, C. J.; Segalman, R. A.

Adv. Mater. 2014, 26, 3473–3477

13. 25th Anniversary article: No assembly required: Recent advances in fully conjugated block copolymers

Robb, M. J.; Ku, S.-Y.; Hawker, C. J.

Adv. Mater. 2013, 25, 5686–5700

12. Fabrication of unique chemical patterns and concentration gradients with visible light

Fors, B. P.; Poelma, J. E.; Menyo, M. S.; Robb, M. J.; Spokoyny, D. M.; Kramer, J. W.; Waite, J. H.; Hawker, C. J.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 14106–14109

11. A one-step strategy for end-functionalized donor–acceptor conjugated polymers

Robb, M. J.; Montarnal, D.; Eisenmenger, N. D.; Ku, S.-Y.; Chabinyc, M. L.; Hawker, C. J.

Macromolecules 2013, 46, 6431–6438

10. Supramolecular guests in solvent driven block copolymer assembly: from structured nanoparticles to micelles

Klinger, D.; Robb, M. J.; Spruell, J. M.; Lynd, N. A.; Hawker, C. J.; Connal, L. A.

Polym. Chem. 2013, 4, 5038–5042

9. Interpreting the density of states extracted from organic solar cells using transient photocurrent measurements

MacKenzie, R. C. I.; Shuttle, C. G.; Dibb, G. F.; Treat, N.; von Hauff, E.; Robb, M. J.; Hawker, C. J.; Chabinyc, M. L.; Nelson, J.

J. Phys. Chem. C 2013, 117, 12407–12414

8. A renaissance of color: New structures and building blocks for organic electronics

Robb, M. J.; Ku, S.-Y.; Brunetti, F. G.; Hawker, C. J.

J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2013, 51, 1263–1271

7. Mesostructured block copolymer nanoparticles: Versatile templates for hybrid inorganic/organic nanostructures

Connal, L. A.; Lynd, N. A.; Robb, M. J.; See, K. A.; Jang, S. G.; Spruell, J. M.; Hawker, C. J.

Chem. Mater. 2012, 24, 4036–4042

6. A modular strategy for fully conjugated donor–acceptor block copolymers

Ku, S.-Y.; Brady, M. A.; Treat, N. D.; Cochran, J. E.; Robb, M. J.; Kramer, E. J.; Chabinyc, M. L.; Hawker, C. J.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 16040–16046

5. Functional block copolymer nanoparticles: Toward the next generation of delivery vehicles

Robb, M. J.; Connal, L. A.; Lee, B. F.; Lynd, N. A.; Hawker, C. J.

Polym. Chem. 2012, 3, 1618–1628

4. De novo design of bioactive protein-resembling nanospheres via dendrimer-templated peptide amphiphile assembly

Lin, B. F.; Marullo, R. S.; Robb, M. J.; Krogstad, D. V.; Antoni, P.; Hawker, C. J.; Campos, L. M.; Tirrell, M. V.

Nano Lett. 2011, 11, 3946–3950

3. Exhaustive glycosylation, PEGylation, and glutathionylation of a [G4]–ene48 dendrimer via photoinduced thiol-ene coupling

Lo Conte, M.; Robb, M. J.; Hed, Y.; Marra, A.; Malkoch, M.; Hawker, C. J.; Dondoni, A.

J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2011, 49, 4468–4475

2. Pushing the limits for CuAAC and thiol-ene reactions: Synthesis of a 6th generation dendrimer in a single day

Antoni, P.; Robb, M. J.; Campos, L.; Montañez, M.; Hult, A.; Malmström, E.; Malkoch, M.; Hawker, C. J.

Macromolecules 2010, 43, 6625–6631

1. Poly(arylene sulfide)s by nucleophilic aromatic substitution polymerization of 2,7-difluorothianthrene

Robb, M. J.; Knauss, D. M

J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2009, 47, 2453–2461

Book Chapters

‘Click’ chemistry in polymer science: CuAAC and thiol–ene coupling for the synthesis and functionalization of macromolecules

Robb, M. J.; Hawker, C. J.

In Synthesis of Polymers: New Structures and Methods; Schlüter, A. D., Hawker, C. J., Sakamoto, J., Eds.; Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, Germany, 2012; Vol. 2, pp 923–971

Patents

Method for controlled release using mechanical force

Robb, M. J.; Hu, X.; Zeng, T.

Provisional Patent Appl. (CIT-8330-P3) filed April 7, 2021

Mechanical regulation of photoswitching

Robb, M. J.; Hu, X.

U.S. Patent Appl. US20210070741A1 filed September 11, 2020

Fluorescence detection of mechanical damage

Moore, J. S.; White, S. R.; Sottos, N. R.; Li, W.; Matthews, C. C.; Robb, M. J.

U.S. Patent 10,139,389 issued November 27, 2018