The Olson Laboratory for Molecular Tectonics

Molecular Recognition, Self-Assembly, and Architectonic Tuning

Publications


2018


32. Das, G.; Benyettou, F.; Sharama, S. K.; Prakasam, T.; Gandara, F.; De la Pena-O'Shea, V. A.; Pasricha, R.; Jagannathan, R.; Olson, M. A.; Trabolsi, A., "Covalent Organic Nanosheets for Bioimaging" Chem. Sci. 2018, ACCEPTED.


31. Xu, Y.; Yuan, T.; Nour, H. F.; Fang, L.; Olson, M. A., "Bis-Bipyridinium Gemini Surfactant-Based Supramolecular Helical Fibers and Solid State Thermochromism" Chem. Eur. J. 2018, DOI:10.1002/chem.201803496.


30. Yuan, T.; Sun, Z.; Mu, A. U.; Zeng, M.; Kalin, A. J.; Cheng, Z.; Olson, M. A.; Fang, L, "Assembly and Chiral Memory Effect of Dynamic Macroscopic Supramolecular Helices" Chem. Eur. J. 2018, DOI:10.1002/chem.201803005.


29. Wang, Z.; Cui, H.; Sun, Z.; Roch, L. M.; Goldner, A. N.; Nour, H. F.; Sue, A. C.-H.; Baldridge, K. K.; Olson, M. A. "Melatonin-Directed Micellization: A Case for Tryptophan Metabolites and their Classical Bioisosteres as Templates for the Self-Assembly of Bipyridinium-Based Supramolecular Amphiphiles in Water" Soft Matter. 2018, 14, 2893—2905.


28. Guo, M.; Wang, X.; Zhan, C.; Demay-Drouhard, P.; Li, W.; Du, K.; Olson, M. A.; Zuilhof, H.; Sue, A. C.-H. "Rim-Differentiated C5-Symmetric Tiara-Pillar[5]arenes" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 74—77.


2017


27. Yuan, T.; Xu, Y.; Zhu, C.; Jiang, Z.; Sue, H.-J.; Fang, L.; Olson, M. A. "Tunable Thermochromism of Multifunctional Charge-Transfer-Based Supramolecular Materials Assembled in Water" Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 9937—9945. Selected for journal cover. 


26. Wang, Z.; Nour, H. F.; Roch, L. M.; Guo, M.; Li, W.; Baldridge, K. K.; Sue, A. C.-H.; Olson, M. A. "[3+3] Cyclocondensation of Disubstituted Biphenyl Dialdehydes: Access to Inherently Luminescent and Optically Active Hexa-substituted C3-Symmetric and Asymmetric Trianglimine Macrocycles" J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 2472—2480. 


2016


25. Wen, H.; Li, W.; Chen, J.; He, G.; Li, L.; Olson, M. A.; Sue, A. C.-H., Stoddart, J. F., Xuefeng, G. "Complex Formation Dynamics in a Single-Molecule Electronic Device" Science Advances. 2016, 11, e1601113.


24.  Yuan, T; Vazquez, M.; Goldner, A. N.; Xu, Y.; Contrucci, R.; Firestone, M. A.; Olson, M. A. Fang, L. "Versatile Thermochromic Supramolecular Materials Based on Competing Charge Transfer Interactions" Adv. Funct. Mater. 2016, 47, 8604—8612. Selected for Inside Journal Cover. Top 10 for the month of November. Highlighted in Advanced Science News.

        


23. Olson, M. A.; Messina, M. S.; Thompson,m J. R.; Dawson, T. J.; Goldner, A. N.; Gaspar, D. K.; Vazquez, M.; Lehrman, J. A.; Sue, A. C.-H. "Reversible Morphological Changes of Assembled Supramolecular Amphiphiles Triggered by pH-Modulated Host-Guest Interactions" Org. Biomol. Chem. 2016, 14, 5714—5720. Part of the New Talent Themed Collection


2015


22. Olson, M. A. “Metal-Organic Frameworks: Shuttling in the Solid State” Nature Chem. 2015, 7, 470471.                                        INVITED NEWS & VIEWS CONTRIBUTION


2014 - Olson Lab Closed in Preparation for Move to Tianjin University


2013


21. Olson, M. A.; Thompson, J. R.; Dawson, T. J.; Hernandez, C. M.; Messina, M. S.;  O'Neal, T. "Template-directed Self-assembly by Way of Molecular Recognition at the Micellar-solvent Interface: Modulation of the Critical Micelle Concentration" Org. Biomol. Chem. 2013, 11, 64836492. Selected for Journal Cover


2012


20. Fahrenbach, A. C.; Hartleib, K. J.; Sue, C.-H.; Bruns, C. J.; Barin, G.; Basu, S.; Olson, M. A.;  Botros, Y. Y.; Bagabas, A.; Khdary, N. H.; Stoddart, J. F. "Rapid Thermally Assisted Donor-acceptor Catenation" Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 91419143.


19. Wang, C.; Cao, D.; Fahrenbach, A. C.; Fang, L.; Olson, M. A.; Friedman, D. C.; Basu, S.; Dey, K.; Botros, Y. Y.; Stoddart, J. F. "Solvent-dependent Ground State Distributions in a Donor-acceptor Redox-active Bistable [2]catenane" J. Phys. Org. Chem. 2012, 25, 544552.


2011


18. Olsen, J.-C.; Fahrenbach, A. C.; Trabolsi, A.; Friedman, D. C.; Dey, S. K.; Gothard, C. M.; Shveyd, A. K.; Gasa, T. B.; Spruell, J. M.; Olson, M. A.; Wang, C.; Jacquot de Rouville, H.-P.; Botros, Y. Y.; Stoddart, J. F. "A Neutral Redox-Switchable [2]rotaxane" Org. Biomol. Chem. 2011, 9, 71267133.


17. Barin, G.; Coskun, A.; Friedman, D. C.; Olson, M. A.; Colvin, M. T.; Carmielli, R.; Dey, S. K.; Bozdemir, O. A.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Stoddart, J. F. “A Multistate Switchable [3]Rotacatenane” Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 213222.


16. Basu, S.; Coskun, A.; Friedman, D. C.; Olson, M. A.; Benítez, D.; Tkatchouk, E.; Barin, G.; Yang, J.; Fahrenbach, A. C.; Goddard, W. A.; Stoddart, J. F. “Donor-Acceptor Oligorotaxanes Made to Order” Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 21072119.


15. Dey, S. K.; Beuerle, F.; Olson, M. A.; Stoddart, J. F. “Arranging Pseudorotaxanes Octahedrally Around [60]Fullerene” Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 14251427.


2010


14. Olson, M. A.; Wang, C.; Fang, L.; Benítez, D.; Tkatchouk, E.; Basu, S.; Basuray, A. N.; Zhang, D.; Zhu, D.; Goddard, W. A.; Stoddart, J. F. “The Dynamic Stereochemistry of a Bistable Donor-Acceptor [2]Catenane” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2010, 107, 1399113996.


13. Spruell, J. M.; Coskun, A.; Friedman, D. C.; Forgan, R. S.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Trabolsi, A.; Fahrenbach, A. C.; Barin, G.; Paxton, W. F.; Dey, S. K.; Olson, M. A.; Benítez, D.; Tkatchouk, E.; Colvin, M. T.; Carmielli, R.; Caldwell, S. T.; Rosair, G. M.; Hewage, S. G.; Duclairoir, F.; Seymour, J. L.; Slawin, A. M. Z.; Goddard, W. A.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Cooke, G.; Stoddart, J. F. “Highly Stable Tetrathiafulvalene Radical Dimers in [3]Catenanes” Nature Chem. 2010, 2, 870879.


12. Olson, M. A.; Botros, Y. Y.; Stoddart, J. F. “Mechanostereochemistry” Pure Appl. Chem. 2010, 82, 1569–1574.


11. Deng, H.; Olson, M. A.; Stoddart, J. F.; Yaghi, O. M. “The Concept of Robust Dynamics” Nature Chem. 2010, 2, 439–443.


10. Olson, M. A.; Coskun, A.; Fang, L.; Basuray, A.; Stoddart, J. F. “Polycatenation Under Thermodynamic Control” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 3151–3156.


9. Coskun, A.; Klajn, R.; Trabolsi, A.; Fang, L.; Olson, M. A.; Wesson, P. J.; Dey, D. K.; Grzybowski, B. A.; Stoddart, J. F. “Molecular-Mechanical Switching at the Metal Nanoparticle-Solvent Interface: Practice and Theory” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 4310–4320.


8. Fang, L.; Olson, M. A.; Stoddart, J. F. “Mechanically Bonded Macromolecules” Chem. Soc. Rev. 2010, 39, 17-29. Selected for Journal Cover.


2009


7. Olson, M. A.; Braunschweig, A. B.; Fang, L.; Ikeda, T.; Klajn, R.; Trabolsi, A.; Mirkin, C.; Wesson, P.; Benitez, D.; Grzybowski, B. A.; Stoddart, J. F. "A Bistable Poly[2]catenane Forms Nanosuperstructures" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 1792-1797.


6. Olson, M. A.; Coskun, A.; Klajn, R.; Fang, L.; Dey, S. K.; Browne, K.; Grzybowski, B. A.; Stoddart, J. F. "Assembly of Polygonal Nanoparticle Clusters Directed By Reversible Noncovalent Bonding Interactions" Nano Lett. 2009, 9, 3185-3190.


5. Olson, M. A.; Braunschweig, A.; Ikeda, T.; Fang, L.; Trabolsi, A.; Slawin, A. M. Z.; Stoddart, J. F. “Thermodynamic Forecasting of Mechanically Interlocked Switches” Org.  Biomol. Chem. 2009, 7, 4391-4405. Highlighted as HOT ARTICLE: OBC website. Selected for Journal Cover.


4. Klajn, R.; Olson, M. A.; Fang, L.; Coskun, A.; Wesson, P. J.; Trabolsi, A.; Stoddart, J. F.; Grzybowski, B. A. "On-demand Capture and Release of Metal Nanoparticles Using a Functional Polymer" Nature Chem. 2009, 1, 733-738.


3. Fang, L.; Hmadeh, M.; Wu, J.; Olson, M. A.; Spruell, J. M.; Trabolsi, A.; Yang, Y.-W.; Elhabiri, M.; Albrecht-Gary, A.-M.; Stoddart, J. F. “Acid-Based Actuation of [c2] Daisy Chains” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 7126-7134.


2. Klajn, R.; Fang, L.; Coskun, A.; Olson, M. A.; Grzybowski, B. A.; Stoddart, J. F. "Metal Nanoparticles Functionalized with Molecular and Supramolecular Switches" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 4233-4235.


2007


1. Braunschweig, A. B.; Dichtel, W. R.; Miljani?, O. Š.; Olson, M. A.; Spruell, J. M.; Khan, S. I.; Heath, J. R.; Stoddart, J. F. “Modular Synthesis and Dynamics of a Variety of Donor-Acceptor Interlocked Compounds Prepared by a Click Chemistry Approach” Chem. Asian J. 2007, 2, 634-647.


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