Publications

 
 
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33. Clusterization-Triggered Emission: Uncommon Luminescence from Common Materials

Zhang, H.; Zhao, Z.; McGonigal, P. R.; Ye, R.; Liu, S.; Lam, J. W. Y.; Kwok, R. T. K.; Yuan, W. Z.; Xie, J.; Rogach, A. L.; Tang, B. Z. Mater. Today 2019, just accepted

 
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32. Revealing Resonance Effects and Intramolecular Dipole Interactions in the Positional Isomers of Benzonitrile-Core Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence Materials

Kukhta, N. A., Higginbotham, H. F., Matulaitis, T.; Danos, A., Bismillah, A. N.; Haase, N.; Etherington, M. K.; Yufit, D. S.; McGonigal, P. R.; Gražulevičius, J. V.; Monkman, A. P. J. Mater. Chem. C 2019, 7, 9184–9194.

Published as part of the Themed Collection on Functional Organic Materials for Optoelectronic Applications in celebration of Prof Martin Bryce.

 

31. Persistent Dimer Emission in Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence Materials

Etherington, M. K.; Kukhta, N. A.; Higginbotham, H. F.; Danos, A.; Bismillah, A. N.; Graves, D. R.; McGonigal, P. R.; Haase, N.; Morherr, A.; Batsanov, A. S.; Pflumm, C.; Bhalla, V.; Bryce, M. R.; Monkman, A. P. J. Phys. Chem. C 2019, 123, 11109–11117.

 

30. Shape-Selective Crystallisation of Fluxional Carbon Cages

Bismillah, A. N.; Sturala, J.; Chapin, B. M.; Yufit, D. S.; Hodgkinson, P.; McGonigal, P. R. Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 8631–8636.

Featured on the cover of Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, issue 46.

Selected as Chem. Sci. Pick of the Week and included in the 2018 Chemical Science HOT Article Collection.

 
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29. Long Starphene Single Molecule NOR Boolean Logic Gate

Soe, W. H.; Manzano, C.; de Mendoza, P.; McGonigal, P. R.; Echavarren, A. M.; Joachim, C. Surf. Sci. 2018, 678, 163–168.

 
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28. Multiply Threaded Rotaxanes

McGonigal, P. R. Supramol. Chem. 2018, 30, 782–794.

Invited as part of a Special Issue for 'Emerging Supramolecular Chemistry in the UK'.

 
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27. Excited-State Aromatic Interactions in the Aggregation-Induced Emission of Molecular Rotors

Sturala, J.; Etherington, M. K.; Bismillah, A. N.; Higginbotham, H. F.; Trewby, W. J.; Aguilar, J. A.; Bromley, E. H. C.; Avestro, A.-J.; Monkman, A. P.; McGonigal, P. R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 17882–17889.

 
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26. Triply-Threaded [4]Rotaxanes

Danon, J. J.; Leigh, D. A.; McGonigal, P. R.; Ward, J. W.; Wu. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 12643–12647.

Highlighted in Chem. World 20 Sep 2016.

 
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25. Hydroacenes Made Easy by Gold(I) Catalysis

Dorel, R.; McGonigal, P. R.; Echavarren, A. M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 11120–11123.

 
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24. Influence of Constitution and Charge on Radical Pairing Interactions in Trisradical Tricationic Complexes

Cheng, C.; Cheng, T.; Xiao, H.; Krzyaniak, M. D.; Wang, Y.; McGonigal, P. R.; Frasconi, M.; Barnes, J. C.; Fahrenbach, A. C.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Goddard, III, W. A.; Stoddart, J. F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 8288–8300.

 
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23. Serendipity

McGonigal, P. R.; Stoddart, J. F. In Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry: How Izatt-Christensen Award Winners Shaped the Field; Izatt, R. M., Ed.; John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK, 2016, 388–414.

 
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22. Electrochemically addressable trisradical rotaxanes organized within a metal–organic framework

McGonigal, P. R.; Deria, P.; Hod, I.; Moghadam, P. Z.; Avestro, A.-J.; Horwitz, N. E.; Gibbs-Hall, I. C.; Blackburn, A. K.; Chen, D.; Botros, Y. Y.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Snurr, R. Q.; Hupp, J. T.; Farha, O. K.; Stoddart, J. F. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 2015, 112, 11161–11168.

 
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21. Design and Synthesis of Nonequilibrium Systems

Cheng, C.; McGonigal, P. R.; Stoddart, J. F.; Astumian, R. D. ACS Nano 2015, 9, 8672–8688.

 
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20. An Artificial Molecular Pump

Cheng, C.; McGonigal, P. R.; Schneebeli, S. T.; Li, H.; Vermeulen, N. A.; Ke, C.; Stoddart, J. F. Nature Nanotech. 2015, 10, 547–553.

Highlighted in Goldup, S. Nature Nanotech. 2015, 10, 488–489.

 
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19. Tunable Solid-state Fluorescent Materials for Supramolecular Encryption

Hou, X.; Ke, C.; Bruns, C. J.; McGonigal, P. R.; Pettman, R. B.; Stoddart, J. F. Nature Commun. 2015, 6, 6884.

 
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18. Oxime Ligation on the Surface of Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles

Ferris, D. P.; McGonigal, P. R.; Witus, L. S.; Kawaji, T.; Algaradah, M. M.; Alnajadah, A. R.; Nassar, M. S.; Stoddart, J. F. Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 2146–2149.

 
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17. Controlling Association Kinetics in the Formation of Donor–Acceptor Pseudorotaxanes

McGonigal, P. R.; Li, H.; Cheng, C.; Schneebeli, S. T.; Frasconi, M.; Witus, L. S.; Stoddart, J. F. Tetrahedron Lett. 2015, 56, 3591–3594.

 
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16. Energetically Demanding Transport in a Supramolecular Assembly

Cheng, C.; McGonigal, P. R.; Liu, W.-G.; Li, H.; Vermeulen, N. A.; Ke, C.; Frasconi, M.; Stern, C. L.; Goddard, III, W. A.; Stoddart, J. F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 14702–14705.

 
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15. Gold(I) as an Artificial Cyclase: Short Stereodivergent Syntheses of (–)-Epiglobulol and (–)-4β,7α- and (–)-4α,7α-Aromadendranediols

Carreras, J.; Livendahl, M.; McGonigal, P. R.; Echavarren, A. M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 4896–4899.

 
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14. Gold(I) Carbenes by Retro-Buchner Reaction: Generation and Fate

Wang, Y.; McGonigal, P. R.; Herlé, B.; Besora, M.; Echavarren, A. M. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 801–809.

 
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13. Solid-State Characterization and Photo-Induced Intramolecular Electron Transfer in a Nanoconfined Octacationic Homo[2]Catenane

Barnes, J. C.; Frasconi, M.; Young, R. M.; Khdary, N. H.; Liu, W.-G.; Dyar, S. M.; McGonigal, P. R.; Gibbs-Hall, I. C.; Diercks, C.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Stern, C. L.; Goddard, III, W. A.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Stoddart, J. F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 10569–10572.

 
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12. Formation of a Hetero[3]rotaxane by a Dynamic Component-Swapping Strategy

Wilson, E. A.; Vermeulen, N. A.; McGonigal, P. R.; Avestro, A.-J.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Stern, C. L.; Stoddart, J. F. Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 9665–9668.

 
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11. Electron Delocalization in a Rigid Cofacial Naphthalene-1,8:4,5-bis(dicarboximide) Dimer

Wu, Y.; Frasconi, M.; Gardner, D. M.; McGonigal, P. R.; Schneebeli, S. T.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Stoddart, J. F. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 9476–9481.

 
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10. An ExBox [2]Catenane

Juríĉek, M.; Barnes, J. C.; Strutt, N. L.; Vermeulen, N. A.; Ghooray, K. C.; Dale, E. J.; McGonigal, P. R.; Blackburn, A. K.; Avestro, A.-J.; Stoddart, J. F. Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 2724–2731.

 
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9. Relative Unidirectional Translation in an Artificial Molecular Assembly Fueled by Light

Li, H.; Cheng, C.; McGonigal, P. R.; Fahrenbach, A. C.; Frasconi, M.; Liu, W.-G.; Zhu, Z.; Zhao, Y.; Ke, C.; Lei, J.; Young, R. M.; Dyar, S. M.; Co, D. T.; Yang, Y.-W.; Botros, Y. Y.; Goddard, W. A.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Astumian, R. D.; Stoddart, J. F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 18609–18620.

 
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8. Pillar[5]arene as a Co-Factor in Templating Rotaxane Formation

Ke, C.; Strutt, N. L.; Li, H.; Hou, X.; Hartlieb, K. J.; McGonigal, P. R.; Ma, Z.; Iehl, J.; Stern, C. L.; Cheng, C.; Zhu, Z.; Vermeulen, N. A.; Meade, T. J.; Botros, Y. Y.; Stoddart, J. F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 17019–17030.

 
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7. Interlocked Molecules: A Molecular Production Line

McGonigal, P. R.; Stoddart, J. F. Nature Chem. 2013, 51, 260–262.

'News and Views' highlight of Leigh et al. Science 2013, 339 189-193.

 
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6. Gold for the Generation and Control of Fluxional Barbaralyl Cations

McGonigal, P. R.; de León, C.; Wang, Y.; Homs, A.; Solorio-Alvarado, C. R.; Echavarren, A. M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 13093–13096.

 

5. Active-Metal Template Synthesis of a Molecular Trefoil Knot

Barran, P. E.; Cole, H. L.; Goldup, S. M.; Leigh, D. A.; McGonigal, P. R.; Symes, M. D.; Wu, J.; Zengerle, M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 12280–12284.

Featured on the cover of Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, issue 51.

Highlighted in Romuald, C.; Coutrot, F. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 2544–2545.

 
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4. En Route to a Molecular Sheaf: Active Metal Template Synthesis of a [3]Rotaxane with Two Axles Threaded through One Ring

Cheng, H. M.; Leigh, D. A.; Maffei, F.; McGonigal, P. R.; Slawin, A. M. Z.; Wu, J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 12298–12303.

 
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3. Ligand-assisted Nickel-catalysed sp3–sp3 Homocoupling of Unactivated Alkyl Bromides and its Application to the Active Template Synthesis of Rotaxanes

Goldup, S. M.; Leigh, D. A.; McBurney, R. T.; McGonigal, P. R.; Plant, A. Chem. Sci. 2010, 1, 383–386.

 
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2. Two Axles Threaded using a Single Template Site: Active Metal Template Macrobicyclic [3]Rotaxanes

Goldup, S. M.; Leigh, D. A.; McGonigal, P. R.; Ronaldson, V. E.; Slawin, A. M. Z. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 315–320.

Highlighted in Synfacts 2010, 301.

 
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1. Active Metal Template Synthesis of [2]Catenanes

Goldup, S. M.; Leigh, D. A.; Long, T.; McGonigal, P. R.; Symes, M. D.; Wu, J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 15924–15929.