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2024

Solar Azo-Switches for Effective E?Z Photoisomerization by Sunlight

Z.-Y. Zhang, D. Dong, T. Bösking, T. Dang, C. Liu, W. Sun, M. Xie, S. Hecht* and T. Li*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2024, e202404528

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Solar Azo-Switches for Effective E?Z Photoisomerization by Sunlight

Li Promoting Long Afterglow Organic Light-Emitting Transistor for Memory Optocoupler Module

Y. Chen, H. Wang, H. Chen, W. Zhang, M. Pätzel, B. Han, K. Wang, S. Xu, V. M.-Garcia, I. McCulloch, S. Hecht and P. Samorì*

Adv. Mater. 2024, 2402515

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Li Promoting Long Afterglow Organic Light-Emitting Transistor for Memory Optocoupler Module

Azobenzene isomerization on a reactive copper surface by efficient decoupling with bulky side groups

S. Jaekel, R. Stoll, F. Berger, S. Hecht* and L. Grill* 

Surf. Sci. 2024, 744, 122468

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Azobenzene isomerization on a reactive copper surface by efficient  decoupling with bulky side groups

Diaryltriazolium Photoswitch: Reaching a Millisecond Cycloreversion with High Stability and NIR Absorption

D. Kolarski*, P. Steinbach, C. Bannwarth*, K. Klaue and S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2024, e202318015

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Diaryltriazolium Photoswitch: Reaching a Millisecond Cycloreversion with High Stability and NIR Absorption

Photoswitchable Quadruple Hydrogen-Bonding Motif

B. Tang, M. Pauls, C. Bannwarth* and S. Hecht*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2024, 146, 45-50  

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Photoswitchable Quadruple Hydrogen-Bonding Motif

2023

Revisiting Peri-Aryloxyquinones: From a Forgotten Photochromic System to a Promising Tool for Emerging Applications

A. G. Lvov*, L. S. Klimenko, V. N. Bykov and S. Hecht*

Chem. Eur. J. 2023, e202303654

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Revisiting Peri-Aryloxyquinones: From a Forgotten Photochromic System to a Promising Tool for Emerging Applications

Continuous Volumetric 3D Printing: Xolography in Flow

L. Stüwe, M. Geiger, F. Röllgen, T. Heinze, M. Reuter, M. Wessling, S. Hecht* and J. Linkhorst*

Adv. Mat. 2023, 2306716

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Continuous Volumetric 3D Printing: Xolography in Flow

Room Temperature On-Surface Synthesis of a Vinylene-Linked Single Layer Covalent Organic Framework

F. G. Fabozzi, N. Severin, J. P. Rabe and S. Hecht*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 18205−18209

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Room Temperature On-Surface Synthesis of a Vinylene-Linked Single Layer Covalent Organic Framework

Quasi-1D Polymer Semiconductor – Diarylethene Blends: High Performance Optically Switchable Transistors

Y. Chen, H. Wang, H. Chen, W. Zhang, S. Xu, M. Pätzel, C. Ma, C. Wang, I. McCulloch, S. Hecht, and P. Samorì*

Adv. Funct. Mater. 2023, 2305494

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Quasi-1D Polymer Semiconductor – Diarylethene Blends: High Performance Optically Switchable Transistors

DiI-CT—A bimodal neural tracer for X-ray and fluorescence imaging

B. Gerhardt, K. Klaue, L. Eigen, J. Schwarz, S. Hecht* and Michael Brecht*

Cell Rep. Met. 3 20233, 100486

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DiI-CT—A bimodal neural tracer for X-ray and fluorescence imaging

Photoswitchable Inhibitors to Optically Control Specific Kinase Activity

T. Aguirre, E. Teichmann, F. Q. Römpp, R. Vivier, C. Bryant, M. A. Hulverson, W. C. Van Voorhis, K. K. Ojo, J. S. Doggett, D. Fiedler* and S. Hecht*

ACS Chem. Bio. 202318, 1378-1387

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Photoswitchable Inhibitors to Optically Control Specific Kinase Activity

A Blueprint for Transforming Indigos to Photoresponsive Molecular Tools

Huang, C.-Y., Hecht, S.

Chem. Eur. J. 202329, e202300981

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A Blueprint for Transforming Indigos to Photoresponsive Molecular Tools

Red-light photoswitching of indigos in polymer thin films

K. Kuntze, J. Viljakka, M. Virkki, C.-Y. (D.) Huang*, S. Hecht,* A. Priimagi*

Chem. Sci. 2023, 14, 2482-2488

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Red-light photoswitching of indigos in polymer thin films

2022

Solving the Azobenzene Entropy Puzzle - Direct Evidence for Multi-State Reactivity

M. Reimann, E. Teichmann, S. Hecht* and M. Kaupp*

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2022, 13, 10882–10888

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Solving the Azobenzene Entropy Puzzle - Direct Evidence for Multi-State Reactivity

A General Approach for All-visible-light Switching of Diarylethenes through Triplet Sensitization using Semiconducting Nanocrystals

L. Hou,* W. Larsson, S. Hecht, J. Andréasson, B. Albinsson*

J. Mater. Chem. C, 2022, 10, 15833-15842

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A General Approach for All-visible-light Switching of Diarylethenes through Triplet Sensitization using Semiconducting Nanocrystals

Combination of Knoevenagel Polycondensation and Water-Assisted Dynamic Michael-Addition-Eliminationfor the Synthesis of Vinylene-Linked 2D Covalent Organic Frameworks

S. Xu, Z. Liao, A. Dianat, S.W. Park, M. A. Addicoat, Y. Fu, D. L. Pastoetter, F. G. Fabozzi, Y. Liu, G. Cuniberti, M. Richter, S. Hecht, X. Feng*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, 61, e202202492.

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Combination of Knoevenagel Polycondensation and Water-Assisted Dynamic Michael-Addition-Eliminationfor the Synthesis of Vinylene-Linked 2D Covalent Organic Frameworks

Mechanistic Insights into the Photoisomerization of N,N'-disubstituted Indigos

Š. Budzák, J. Jovaišaitė, C.-Y. Huang, P. Baronas, K. Tulaitė, S. Juršėnas,* D. Jacquemin,* S. Hecht*

Chem. Eur. J. 2022, 28, e202200496

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Mechanistic Insights into the Photoisomerization of N,N'-disubstituted Indigos

Diarylethenes in Optically-Switchable Organic Light-Emitting Diodes: Direct Investigation of the Reversible Charge Carrier Trapping Process

G. Cotella, A. Bonasera,* G. Carnicella, A. Minotto, S. Hecht*, F. Cacialli*

Adv. Optical Mater. 2022, 10, 2101116

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Diarylethenes in Optically-Switchable Organic Light-Emitting Diodes: Direct Investigation of the Reversible Charge Carrier Trapping Process

Reversible training of waveguide-based AND/OR gates for optically driven artificial neural networks using photochromic molecules

S.-Y. Rhim, G. Ligorio, F. Hermerschmidt, M. Pätzel, M. Herder, S. Hecht, E. J. W. List-Kratochvil*

J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 2022, 55, 044002

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Reversible training of waveguide-based AND/OR gates for optically driven artificial neural networks using photochromic molecules

2021

A photoprogrammable electronic nose with switchable selectivity for VOCs using MOF films

P. Qin, S. Okur, C. Li, A. Chandresh, D. Mutruc, S. Hecht, L. Heinke*

Chem. Sci. 2021, 12, 15700-15709.

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A photoprogrammable electronic nose with switchable selectivity for VOCs using MOF films

Stabilizing Indigo Z-isomer via Intramolecular Associations of Redox-Active Appendages

L. Broløs, K. Klaue, J. Bendix, L. Grubert, S. Hecht*, M. Brøndsted Nielsen*

Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2021, 6304-6311.

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Stabilizing Indigo Z-isomer via Intramolecular Associations of Redox-Active Appendages

Avoiding the Center-Symmetry Trap: Programmed Assembly of Dipolar Precursors into Crystalline Molecular Thin Films

A. Nefedov, R. Haldar, Z. Xu, H. Kühner, D. Hofmann, D. Goll, B. Sapotta, S. Hecht, M. Krstić, C. Rockstuhl, W. Wenzel, S. Bräse, P. Tegeder, E. Zojer, C. Wöll*

Adv. Mater. 2021, 33, 2103287

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Avoiding the Center-Symmetry Trap: Programmed Assembly of Dipolar Precursors into Crystalline Molecular Thin Films

Accelerated Discovery of a-Cyanodiarylethene Photoswitches

N. König, D. Mutruc, S. Hecht*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 9162-9168

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Accelerated Discovery of a-Cyanodiarylethene Photoswitches

Ternary-Responsive Field-Effect Transistors and Multilevel Memories Based on Asymmetrically Functionalized Janus Few-Layer WSe2

H. Qiu, M. Herder, S. Hecht, P. Samorì*

Adv. Funct. Mater. 2021, 31, 2102721

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Ternary-Responsive Field-Effect Transistors and Multilevel Memories Based on Asymmetrically Functionalized Janus Few-Layer WSe2

Tough Multimaterial Interfaces Through Wavelength-Selective 3D-Printing

N. D. Dolinski, E. B. Callaway, C. S. Sample, L. F. Gockowski, R. Chavez, Z. A. Page, F. Eisenreich, S. Hecht, M. T. Valentine, F. W. Zok, C. J. Hawker*

ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 2021, 13, 22065-22072

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Tough Multimaterial Interfaces Through Wavelength-Selective 3D-Printing

Chirality Remote Control in Nanoporous Materials by Circularly Polarized Light

A. B. Kanj, J. Bürck, N. Vankova, C. Li, D. Mutruc, A. Chandresh, S. Hecht, T. Heine, L. Heinke*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 7059-7068

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Chirality Remote Control in Nanoporous Materials by Circularly Polarized Light

Photocontrollable Modulation of Frontier Molecular Orbital Energy Levels of Cyclopentenone-Based Diarylethenes

A. G. Lvov,* M. Herder, L. Grubert, S. Hecht, V. Z. Shirinian

J. Phys. Chem. A 2021, 125, 3681-3688

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Photocontrollable Modulation of Frontier Molecular Orbital Energy Levels of Cyclopentenone-Based Diarylethenes

Binding of a TlCl entity by a tetragold metalloligand via metallophilic interactions

N. Frank, I. Pryjomska-Ray, L. Grubert, S. Hecht,* D. Usvyat,* C. Limberg* 

Chem. Eur. J. 2021, 27, 8344-8349.

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Binding of a TlCl entity by a tetragold metalloligand via metallophilic interactions

Multiresponsive Non-Volatile Memories based on Optically Switchable Ferroelectric Organic Field-effect Transistors

M. Carroli, A. G. Dixon, M. Herder, E. Pavlica, S. Hecht, G. Bratina, E. Orgiu*, P. Samorì*

Adv. Mater. 2021, 33, 2007965

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Multiresponsive Non-Volatile Memories based on Optically Switchable Ferroelectric Organic Field-effect Transistors

Light-mediated chiroptical switching of an achiral foldamer host in presence of a carbohydrate guest

S. Pramanik, B. Kauffmann, S. Hecht, Y. Ferrand, I. Huc*

Chem. Commun. 2021, 57, 93-96

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Light-mediated chiroptical switching of an achiral foldamer host in presence of a carbohydrate guest

2020

Xolography for linear volumetric 3D printing

M. Regehly*, Y. Garmshausen, M. Reuter, N. F. König, E. Israel, D. P. Kelly, C.-Y. Chou, K. Koch, B. Asfari, S. Hecht*

Nature 2020, 588, 620-624

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Xolography for linear volumetric 3D printing

Control of long-distance motion of single molecules on a surface

D. Civita, M. Kolmer, G. J. Simpson, A.-P. Li, S. Hecht, L. Grill*

Science 2020, 370, 957-960

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Control of long-distance motion of single molecules on a surface

Tunable Photomechanics in Diarylethene-Driven Liquid Crystal Network Actuators

M. Lahikainen, K. Kuntze, H. Zeng*, S. Helanterä, S. Hecht, A. Priimägi*

ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 2020, 12, 47939-47947

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Tunable Photomechanics in Diarylethene-Driven Liquid Crystal Network Actuators

Graphene transistors for real-time monitoring molecular self-assembly dynamics

M. Gobbi*, A. Galanti, M.-A. Stoeckel, B. Zyska, S. Bonacchi, S. Hecht, P. Samorì*

Nat. Commun. 2020, 11, 4731

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Using Active Surface Plasmons in a Multi-Bit Optical Storage Device to Emulate Long-term Synaptic Plasticity

S.-Y. Rhim, G. Ligorio,* F. Hermerschmidt, J. Hildebrandt, M. Pätzel, S. Hecht, E. J. W. List-Kratochvil

Phys. Status Solidi A 2020, 217, 2000354

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Using Active Surface Plasmons in a Multi-Bit Optical Storage Device to Emulate Long-term Synaptic Plasticity

Highly Cooperative Photoswitching in Dihydropyrene Dimers

P. Liesfeld, Y. Garmshausen, S. Budzak, J. Becker, A. Dallmann, D. Jacquemin,* S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2020, 132, 19517-19523; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 19352-19358

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Highly Cooperative Photoswitching in Dihydropyrene Dimers

Proton-Gated Ring-Closure of a Negative Photochromic Azulene-Based Diarylethene

I. C.-Y. Hou, F. Berger, A. Narita,* K. Müllen,* S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2020132, 18690-18695; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 18532-18536

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Proton-Gated Ring-Closure of a Negative Photochromic Azulene-Based Diarylethene

Donor-Acceptor Dihydropyrenes Switchable with Near-Infrared Light

K. Klaue, W. Han, P. Liesfeld, F. Berger, Y. Garmshausen, S. Hecht*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 11857-11864

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Donor-Acceptor Dihydropyrenes Switchable with Near-Infrared Light

Engineering optically switchable transistors with improved performance by controlling interactions of diarylethenes in polymer matrices

L. Hou, T. Leydecker, X. Zhang, W. Rekab, M. Herder, C. Cendra, S. Hecht, I. McCulloch, A. Salleo, E. Orgiu*, P. Samorì*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 11050-11059

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Engineering optically switchable transistors with improved performance by controlling interactions of diarylethenes in polymer matrices

Ordered Donor-Acceptor Complex Formation and Electron Transfer in Co-Deposited Films of Structurally Dissimilar Molecules

A. Opitz,* C. Peter, B. Wegner, H. S. S. Ramakrishna Matte, A. Röttger, T. Florian, X. Xu, P. Beyer, L. Grubert, S. Hecht, V. Belova, A. Hinderhofer, F. Schreiber, C. Kasper, J. Pflaum, Y. Zhang, S. Barlow, S. R. Marder, N. Koch

J. Phys. Chem. C 2020, 124, 11023-11031

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Ordered Donor-Acceptor Complex Formation and Electron Transfer in Co-Deposited Films of Structurally Dissimilar Molecules

Engineering crack tortuosity in printed polymer-polymer composites through ordered pores

L. F. Gockowski, N. D. Dolinski, R. Chavez, N. Cohen, F. Eisenreich, S. Hecht, R. M. McMeeking, C. J. Hawker*, M. T. Valentine*

Mater. Horiz. 2020, 7, 1854-1860

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Engineering crack tortuosity in printed polymer-polymer composites through ordered pores

Photo-Modulation of Charge Transport in all-semiconducting 2D-1D van der Waals Heterostructures with Suppressed Persistent Photoconductivity Effect

Z. Liu, H. Qiu, C. Wang, Z. Chen, B. Zyska, A. Narita, A. Ciesielski, S. Hecht, L. Chi, K. Müllen, P. Samorì*

Adv. Mater. 2020, 32, 2001268

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Photo-Modulation of Charge Transport in all-semiconducting 2D-1D van der Waals Heterostructures with Suppressed Persistent Photoconductivity Effect

Oligothiophene-based Phosphonates for Interfacial Engineering of Ultraflat Transparent Conductive Oxides

M. Timpel,* M. V. Nardi,* B. Wegner, G. Ligorio, L. Pasquali, Jana Hildebrandt, M. Pätzel, S. Hecht, H. Ohta, N. Koch

Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 7, 1902114

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Oligothiophene-based Phosphonates for Interfacial Engineering of Ultraflat Transparent Conductive Oxides

Mechanistic Insights into the Triplet Sensitized Photochromism of Diarylethenes

S. Fredrich, T. Morack, M. Sliwa, S. Hecht*

Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 26, 7672-7677

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Mechanistic Insights into the Triplet Sensitized Photochromism of Diarylethenes

Modulating the luminance of organic light-emitting diodes via optical stimulation of a photochromic molecular monolayer at transparent oxide electrode

G. Ligorio*, G. Cotella, A. Bonasera, N. Zorn Morales, G. Carnicella, B. Kobin, Q. Wang, N. Koch, S. Hecht, E. J.W. List-Kratochvil*, F. Cacialli*

Nanoscale 2020, 12, 5444-5451

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Modulating the luminance of organic light-emitting diodes via optical stimulation of a photochromic molecular monolayer at transparent oxide electrode

Simultaneous effect of UV-radiation and surface modification on the work function and hole injection properties of ZnO thin films

M. Raoufi, U. Hörmann, G. Ligorio, J. Hildebrandt, M. Pätzel, E. List-Kratochvil, S. Hecht, D. Neher*

Phys. Status Solidi A 2020, 217, 1900876

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Simultaneous effect of UV-radiation and surface modification on the work function and hole injection properties of ZnO thin films

Simultaneous optical tuning of hole and electron transport in ambipolar WSe2 interfaced with a bicomponent photochromic layer: From high-mobility transistors to flexible multilevel memories

H. Qiu, Z. Liu, Y. Yao, M. Herder, S. Hecht, P. Samorì* 

Adv. Mater. 2020, 32, 1907903.

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Simultaneous optical tuning of hole and electron transport in ambipolar WSe2 interfaced with a bicomponent photochromic layer: From high-mobility transistors to flexible multilevel memories

Dipolar Substitution Impacts Growth and Electronic Properties of para-Sexiphenyl Thin Films

J. Hu, N. Aghdassi, Y. Garmshausen, M. Oehzelt, R. Wang, N. Koch, S. Hecht, S. Duhm,* I. Salzmann*

Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 7, 1901707

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Dipolar Substitution Impacts Growth and Electronic Properties of para-Sexiphenyl Thin Films

Phototuning selectively hole and electron transport in optically switchable ambipolar transistors

W. Rekab, T. Leydecker, L. Hou, H. Chen, M. Kirkus, C. Cendra, M. Herder, S. Hecht, A. Salleo, I. Mc Culloch, E. Orgiu*, P. Samorí*

Adv. Funct. Mater. 2020, 30, 1908944

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Phototuning selectively hole and electron transport in optically switchable ambipolar transistors

The role of morphology in optically switchable transistors based on a photochromic molecule / p-type polymer semiconductor blend

M. Carroli, D. T. Duong, E. Buchaca Domingo, A. Liscio, K. Börjesson, M. Herder, V. Palermo, S. Hecht, N. Stingelin, A. Salleo, E. Orgiu,* P. Samorì*

Adv. Funct. Mater. 2020, 30, 1907507.

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The role of morphology in optically switchable transistors based on a photochromic molecule / p-type polymer semiconductor blend

Enlightening Materials with Photoswitches

A. Goulet-Hanssens*, F. Eisenreich*, S. Hecht*

Adv. Mater. 2020, 32, 1905966

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Enlightening Materials with Photoswitches

Covalent on-surface polymerization

L. Grill* and S. Hecht*

Nat. Chem. 2020, 12, 115-130

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Covalent on-surface polymerization

2019

General Synthesis and Optical Properties of N-Aryl-N’-Silyldiazenes

C. Chauvier, L. Finck, S. Hecht, M. Oestreich*

Organometallics 2019, 38, 4679-4686

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General Synthesis and Optical Properties of N-Aryl-N’-Silyldiazenes

Predicting the yield of ion pair formation in molecular electrical doping: redox-potentials versus ionization energy / electron affinity

B. Wegner, L. Grubert, D. Chercka, A. Opitz, A. Röttger, Y. Zhang, S. Barlow, S. R. Marder, S. Hecht, K. Müllen, N. Koch*

J. Mater. Chem. C 2019, 7, 13839-13848

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Predicting the yield of ion pair formation in molecular electrical doping: redox-potentials versus ionization energy / electron affinity

Imine-based dynamic polymer networks as photoprogrammable amine sensing devices

M. Kathan, C. Jurissek, P. Kovaříček,* S. Hecht*

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2019, 57, 2378-2382;

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Imine-based dynamic polymer networks as photoprogrammable amine sensing devices

Modulating the charge transport in two-dimensional semiconductors via energy level phototuning

H. Qiu, Y. Zhao, Z. Liu, M. Herder, S. Hecht*, P. Samorì*

Adv. Mater. 2019, 39, 1903402

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Modulating the charge transport in two-dimensional semiconductors via energy level phototuning

Modulating Guest Uptake in Core-Shell MOFs with Visible Light

D. Mutruc, A. Goulet-Hanssens, S. Fairman, S. Wahl, A. Zimathies, C. Knie, S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2019, 131, 12994-12999; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 12862-12867

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Modulating Guest Uptake in Core-Shell MOFs with Visible Light

Multivalency in Heteroternary Surfaces: Self-assembly, Patterning, and Exchange Processes

V. Valderrey, M. Wiemann, P. Jonkheijm*, S. Hecht*, J. Huskens*

ChemPlusChem 2019, 84, 1324-1330.

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Multivalency in Heteroternary Surfaces: Self-assembly, Patterning, and Exchange Processes

Designing Molecular Photoswitches for Soft Materials Applications

J. Boelke, S. Hecht*

Adv. Optical Mater. 2019, 7, 1900404

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Designing Molecular Photoswitches for Soft Materials Applications

Photoswitchable polymerization catalysis: State of the art, challenges, and perspectives

S. P. Ihrig, F. Eisenreich, S.Hecht*

Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 4290-4298

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Photoswitchable polymerization catalysis: State of the art, challenges, and perspectives

Switching the electronic properties of ZnO surfaces with negative T-type photochromic pyridyl-dihydropyrene layers and impact of Fermi level pinning

Q. Wang, G. Ligorio, R. Schlesinger, V. Diez-Cabanes, D. Cornil, Y. Garmshausen, S. Hecht,* J. Cornil*, E. J. W. List-Kratochvil*, N. Koch*

Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2019, 6, 1900211

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Switching the electronic properties of ZnO surfaces with negative T-type photochromic pyridyl-dihydropyrene layers and impact of Fermi level pinning

Indexing Grazing Incidence X-ray Diffraction Patterns of Thin Films: Lattices of Higher Symmetry

J. Simbrunner*, S. Hofer, B. Schrode, Y. Garmshausen, S. Hecht, R. Resel, I. Salzmann

J. Appl. Cryst. 2019, 52, 428-439

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Indexing Grazing Incidence X-ray Diffraction Patterns of Thin Films: Lattices of Higher Symmetry

Optically switchable organic light-emitting transistors

L. Hou, X. Zhang, G. F. Cotella, G. Carnicella, M. Herder, B. M. Schmidt, M. Pätzel, S. Hecht*, F. Cacialli*, P. Samorì*

Nat. Nanotechnol. 2019, 14, 347-353

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Optically switchable organic light-emitting transistors

State of matter dependent charge transfer interactions between planar molecules for doping applications

P. Beyer, D. Pham, C. Peter, N. Koch, E. Meister, W. Brütting, L. Grubert, S. Hecht, D. Nabok, C. Cocchi, C. Draxl, A. Opitz*

Chem. Mater. 2019, 31, 1237-1249

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State of matter dependent charge transfer interactions between planar molecules for doping applications

Dynamically Switching the Electronic and Electrostatic Properties of Indium Tin Oxide Electrodes with Photochromic Monolayers: Toward Photo-Switchable Optoelectronic Devices

Q. Wang, V. Diez-Cabanes, S. Dell'Elce, A. Liscio, B. Kobin, H. Li, J.-L. Brédas, S. Hecht, V. Palermo, E. List-Kratochvil, J. Cornil, N. Koch,* G. Ligorio*

ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2019, 2, 1102-1110

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Dynamically Switching the Electronic and Electrostatic Properties of Indium Tin Oxide Electrodes with Photochromic Monolayers: Toward Photo-Switchable Optoelectronic Devices

Stereoinformation Relay: Coupling Diastereoselectivity of a Thermal Diels-Alder Reaction with the Photochemical Ring-Closure of Diarylethenes

K. Broi, A. Fuhrmann, A. Dallmann, F. Berger, S. Hecht*

ChemPhotoChem 2019, 3, 461-466

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Stereoinformation Relay: Coupling Diastereoselectivity of a Thermal Diels-Alder Reaction with the Photochemical Ring-Closure of Diarylethenes

Uncovering the (un-)occupied electronic structure of a buried hybrid interface

S. Vempati, J.-C. Deinert, L. Gierster*, L. Bogner, C. Richter, N. Mutz, S. Blumstengel, A. Zykov, S. Kowarik, Y. Garmshausen, J. Hildebrandt, S. Hecht, J. Stähler

J. Phys.: Condens. Mater. 2019, 31, 094001 (special issue "Internal Interfaces")

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Uncovering the (un-)occupied electronic structure of a buried hybrid interface

External Reversal of Chirality Transfer in Photoswitches

C. Jurissek, F. Berger, F. Eisenreich, M. Kathan, S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2019, 131, 1965-1969; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 1945-1949

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External Reversal of Chirality Transfer in Photoswitches

2018

Oxidative and reductive cyclization in stiff dithienylethenes

M. Kleinwächter, E. Teichmann, L. Grubert, M. Herder, S. Hecht*

Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2018, 14, 2012-2021 (part of the Thematic Series "Photo-Redox Catalysis for Novel Organic Reactions")

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Oxidative and reductive cyclization in stiff dithienylethenes

Re- and pre-configurable multi-stable visible light responsive surface topographies

M. Hendrikx, J. ter Schiphorst, E. P. A. van Heeswijk, G. Koçer, C. Knie, D. Bléger, S. Hecht, P. Jonkheijm, D. J. Broer*, A. P. H. J. Schenning*

Small 2018, 14, 1803274

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Re- and pre-configurable multi-stable visible light responsive surface topographies

Light-driven molecular trap enables bidirectional manipulation of dynamic covalent systems

M. Kathan, F. Eisenreich, C. Jurissek, A. Dallmann, J. Gurke, S. Hecht*

Nat. Chem. 2018, 10, 1031-1036

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Subtle Fluorination of Conjugated Molecules Enables Stable Nanoscale Assemblies on Metal Surfaces

J. Niederhausen, Y. Zhang, F. Cheenicode Kabeer, Y. Garmshausen, B. M. Schmidt, Y. Li, K.-F. Braun, S. Hecht, A. Tkatchenko, N. Koch*, S. W. Hla*

J. Phys. Chem. C  2018, 122, 18902-18911

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A photoswitchable catalyst system for remote-controlled (co)polymerization in situ

F. Eisenreich, M. Kathan, A. Dallmann, S. P. Ihrig, T. Schwaar, B. M. Schmidt, S. Hecht*

Nat. Catal. 2018, 1, 516-522

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Collective molecular switching in hybrid superlattices for light-modulated two-dimensional electronics

M. Gobbi*, S. Bonacchi, J. X. Lian, A. Vercouter, S. Bertolazzi, B. Zyska, M. Timpel, R. Tatti, Y. Olivier, S. Hecht, M. V. Nardi, D. Beljonne, E. Orgiu, P. Samorì*

Nat. Commun. 2018, 9, 2661

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Hole Catalysis as a General Mechanism for Efficient and Wavelength-Independent Z->E Azobenzene Isomerization

A. Goulet-Hanssens, C. Rietze, E. Titov, L. Abdullahu, L. Grubert, P. Saalfrank, S. Hecht*

Chem 2018, 4, 1740-1755

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Dependence of the adsorption height of graphene-like adsorbates on their dimensionality

S. Weiß, D. Gerbert, A. Stein, A. K. Schenk, X. Yang, C. Brülke, R. Kremring, S. Feldmann, F. C. Bocquet, M. Gille, S. Hecht, M. Sokolowski, P. Tegeder, S. Soubatch*, F. S. Tautz

Phys. Rev. B 2018, 98, 075410

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Fingerprint of Charge Redistribution in the Optical Spectra of Hybrid Inorganic/Organic Semiconductor Interfaces

T. Meisel, M. Sparenberg, M. Gawek, S. Sadofev, B. Kobin, L. Grubert, S. Hecht, E. List-Kratochvil, S. Blumstengel*

J. Phys. Chem. C 2018, 122, 12913-12919

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Steering a Cycloaddition Reaction via the Surface Structure

M. Koch, M. Gille, S. Hecht, L. Grill*

Surf. Sci. 2018, 678, 194-200

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Dynamic photo-switching of electron energy levels at hybrid ZnO/organic photochromic molecule junctions

Q. Wang, G. Ligorio, V. Diez Cabanes, D. Cornil, B. Kobin, J. Hildebrandt, M. V. Nardi, M. Timpel, S. Hecht, J. Cornil, E. J. W. List-Kratochvil, N. Koch*

Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 28, 1800716

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Sensitive Assays by Nucleophile-Induced Rearrangement of Photoactivated Diarylethenes

S. Fredrich, A. Bonasera, V. Valderrey, S. Hecht*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 6432-6440

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Solution Mask Liquid Lithography (SMaLL) for One-Step, Multimaterial 3D Printing

N. D. Dolinski, Z. A. Page, E. B. Callaway, F. Eisenreich, R. V. Garcia, R. Chavez, D. P. Bothman, S. Hecht, F. W. Zok, C. J. Hawker*

Adv. Mater. 2018, 30, 1800364.

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Area Increase and Budding in Giant Vesicles Triggered by Light: Behind the Scene

V. N. Georgiev, A. Grafmüller, D. Bléger, S. Hecht, S. Kunstmann, S. Barbirz, R. Lipowsky, R. Dimova*

Adv. Sci. 2018, 5, 1800432

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Efficient Light-Induced pKa-Modulation coupled to Base-Catalyzed Photochromism

J. Gurke, Š. Budzák, B. M. Schmidt, D. Jacquemin, S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2018, 130, 4888-4893; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 4797-4801

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Reversible and Efficient Light-Induced Molecular Switching on an Insulator Surface

S. Jaekel, A. Richter, R. Lindner, R. Bechstein, C. Nacci, S. Hecht, A. Kühnle, L. Grill*

ACS Nano 2018, 12, 1821-1828

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Taking Photochromism Beyond Visible: Direct One-Photon NIR Photoswitches Operating in the Biological Window

K. Klaue, Y. Garmshausen, S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2018, 130, 1429-1432; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 1414-1417

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Taking Photochromism Beyond Visible: Direct One-Photon NIR Photoswitches Operating in the Biological Window

Comparing Isomeric Tridentate Carbazole-Based Click Ligands: Metal Complexes and Redox Chemistry

I. Pryjomska-Ray, D. Zornik, M. Pätzel, K. B. Krause, L. Grubert, B. Braun-Cula, S. Hecht*, C. Limberg*

Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 5341-5349

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Lowering the Healing Temperature of Photoswitchable Dynamic Covalent Polymer Networks

A. Fuhrmann, K. Broi, S. Hecht*

Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2018, 39, 1700376

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2017

On-Surface Annulation Reaction Cascade for the Selective Synthesis of Diindenopyrene

F. Eisenhut, T. Lehmann, A. Viertel, D. Skidin, J. Krüger, S. Nikipar, D. A Ryndyk, C. Joachim, S. Hecht, F. Moresco,* G. Cuniberti

ACS Nano 2017, 11, 12419-12425

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Click Chemistry Derived Pyridazines: Electron-Deficient Building Blocks with Defined Conformation and Packing Structure

I. Birkenfelder, J. Gurke, L. Grubert, S. Hecht,* B. M. Schmidt*

Chem. Asian J. 2017, 12, 3156-3161

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N,N'-Disubstituted Indigos as Readily Available Red-Light Photoswitches with Tunable Thermal Half-Lives

C.-Y. Huang, A. Bonasera, L. Hristov, Y. Garmshausen, B. M. Schmidt, D. Jacquemin*, S. Hecht*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 15205-15211

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Spiro-Bridged Ladder-Type Oligo(para-phenylene)s: Fine Tuning Solid State Structure and Optical Properties

B. Kobin, J. Schwarz, B. Braun-Cula, M. Eyer, A. Zykov, S. Kowarik, S. Blumstengel, S. Hecht*

Adv. Funct. Mater. 2017, 27, 1704077

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Efficient Sensitized Z->E Photoisomerization of an Iridium(III)-Azobenzene Complex over a Wide Concentration Range

J. Moreno, L. Grubert, J. Schwarz, D. Bléger, S. Hecht*

Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 14090-14095

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About underappreciated, yet active conformations of thiourea organocatalysts

A. Supady, S. Hecht, C. Baldauf*

Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 4199-4202

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Photoswitchable molecules as key ingredients to drive systems away from global thermodynamic minimum

M. Kathan, S. Hecht*

Chem. Soc. Rev. 2017, 46, 5536-5550 (back cover of special issue "Chemical systems out of equilibrium")

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Electronic structure changes during the on-surface synthesis of N-doped chevron-shaped graphene nanoribbons

F. Maaß, M. Utecht, S. Stremlau, M. Gille, J. Schwarz, S. Hecht, T. Klamroth, P. Tegeder*

Phys. Rev. B. 2017, 96, 045434

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Light-induced ring closure of a diarylethene molecular switch on solid surfaces

F. Nickel,* M. Bernien, M. Herder, S. Wrzalek, P. Chittas, K. Kraffert, L. M. Arruda, L. Kipgen, D. Krüger, S. Hecht, W. Kuch

J. Phys.: Condens. Matter. 2017, 29, 374001

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Ultrafast Light-Driven Substrate Expulsion from the Active Site of a Photoswitchable Catalyst

M. Pescher, L. van Wilderen, S. Grützner, C. Slavov, J. Wachtveitl, S. Hecht, J. Bredenbeck*

Angew. Chem. 2017, 129, 12260-12264; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 12092-12096

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Dihydropyrene as an Aromaticity Probe for Partially Quinoid Push-Pull Systems

Y. Garmshausen, K. Klaue, S. Hecht*

ChemPlusChem 2017, 18, 1025-1029

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Dihydropyrene as an Aromaticity Probe for Partially Quinoid Push-Pull Systems

A Versatile Approach for In Situ Monitoring of Photoswitches and Photopolymerizations

N. D. Dolinski, Z. A. Page*, F. Eisenreich, J. Niu, S. Hecht, J. Read de Alaniz, C. J. Hawker*

ChemPhotoChem 2017, 1, 125-131

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Orthogonal switching in four-state azobenzene mixed-dimers

F. Zhao, L. Grubert, S. Hecht, D. Bléger*

Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 3323-3326

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Electronic Properties of Optically Switchable Photochromic Diarylethene Molecules at the Interface with Organic Semiconductors

Q. Wang, J. Frisch, M. Herder, S. Hecht, N. Koch*

ChemPhysChem 2017, 18, 722-727 (cover)

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Acid-catalysed thermal cycloreversion of a diarylethene:A potential way for triggered release of stored light energy?

J. Gurke, M. Quick, N. P. Ernsting, S. Hecht*

Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 2150-2153

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Light-Controlled Reversible Modulation of Frontier Molecular Orbital Energy Levels in Trifluoromethylated Diarylethenes

M. Herder, F. Eisenreich, A. Bonasera, A. Grafl, L. Grubert, M. Pätzel, J. Schwarz, S. Hecht*

Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 3743-3754

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Connectivity pattern modifies excited state relaxation dynamics of fluorophore-photoswitch molecular dyads

F. Schweighöfer, J. Moreno, S. Bobone, S. Chiantia, A. Herrmann, S. Hecht,* J. Wachtveitl*

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 19, 4010-4018

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Light-Activated Sensitive Probes for Amine Detection

V. Valderrey, A. Bonasera, S. Fredrich, S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2017, 129, 1941-1945; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 1914-1918

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Electrocatalytic Z->E Isomerization of Azobenzenes

A. Goulet-Hanssens, M. Utecht, D. Mutruc, E. Titov, J. Schwarz, L. Grubert, D. Bléger, P. Saalfrank*, S. Hecht*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 335-341. correction

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2016

Conditional repair by locally switching the thermal healing capability of dynamic covalent polymers with light

A. Fuhrmann, R. Göstl, R. Wendt, J. Kötteritzsch, M. D. Hager, U. S. Schubert, K. Brademann-Jock, A. F. Thünemann, U. Nöchel, M. Behl, S. Hecht*

Nat. Commun. 2016, 7, 13623

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Self-assembly of partially fluorinated hexabenzocoronene derivatives in the solid state

T. Breuer*, M. Klues, P. Liesfeld, A. Viertel, M. Conrad, S. Hecht, G. Witte

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016, 18, 33344-33350

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Molecular dissociation on the SiC(0001)-3x3 surface

P. Sonnet*, L. Stauffer, M. Gille, D. Bléger, S. Hecht, C. Cejas, G. Dujardin, A. J. Mayne

PhysChemPhys 2016, 17, 3900-3906

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Ultrafast Dynamics of Photoisomerization and Subsequent Unfolding of an Oligo-Azobenzene Foldamer"

S. Steinwand, Z. Yu, S. Hecht*, J. Wachtveitl*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 12997-13005

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Covalent Assembly and Characterization of Non-Symmetrical Single-Molecule Nodes

C. Nacci, A. Viertel, S. Hecht, L. Grill*

Angew. Chem. 2016128, 13928-13932; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 13724-13728

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A chaotic self-oscillating sunlight-driven polymer actuator

K. Kumar, C. Knie, D. Bléger*, M. A. Peletier, H. Friedrich, S. Hecht*, D. J. Broer, M. G. Debije*, A. P. H. J. Schenning*

Nat. Commun. 2016, 7, 11975

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Photochemical Degradation of Various Bridge-Substituted Fluorene-Based Materials

B. Kobin, S. Behren, B. Braun-Cula, S. Hecht*

J. Phys. Chem. A 2016, 120, 5474-5480

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Observing single atom diffusion at a molecule-metal interface

J. Mielke, J. Martínez-Blanco, M. V. Peters, S. Hecht, L. Grill*

Phys. Rev. B. 2016, 94, 035416

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Flexible non-volatile optical memory thin-film transistor device with over 256 distinct levels based on an organic bicomponent blend

T. Leydecker, M. Herder, E. Pavlica, G. Bratina, S. Hecht*, E. Orgiu*, P. Samoriì*

Nature Nanotechnology 2016, 11, 769-775

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Remote-controlling Imine Exchange Kinetics with Photoswitches to Modulate Self-healing in Polysiloxane Networks by Light

M. Kathan, P. Kovaříček, C. Jurissek, A. Senf, A. Dallmann, A. F. Thünemann, S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2016128, 14086-14090; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 13882-13886 (inside back cover)

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Tuning of the Electronic, Optical, and Photophysical Properties of Ladder-Type Quaterphenyl by Selective Methylene-Bridge Fluorination

B. Dänekamp, B. Kobin, S. Bhattacharyya, S. Hecht, B. Milián-Medina, J. Gierschner*

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016, 18, 16501-16508

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Cooperative Switching in Nanofibers of Azobenzene Oligomers

C. Weber, T. Liebig, M. Gensler, A. Zykov, L. Pithan, J. P. Rabe, S. Hecht, D. Bléger, S. Kowarik*

Sci. Rep. 2016, 6, 25605

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Remote Control over Folding by Light

Z. Yu, S. Hecht*

Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 6639-6653

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Light-modulation of the charge injection in a polymer thin-film transistor by functionalizing electrodes with bi-stable photochromic self-assembled monolayers

T. Mosciatti, M. G. del Russo, M. Herder, J. Frisch, N. Koch, S. Hecht*, E. Orgiu*, P. Samorì*

Adv. Mater. 2016, 28, 6606-6611

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Sensitized Two-NIR-Photon Z -> E Isomerization of a Visible-Light-Addressable Bistable Azobenzene Derivative

J. Moreno, M. Gerecke, L. Grubert, S. Kovalenko*, S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2016128, 1569-1573; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 1544-1547.

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Reversible photomodulation of electronic communication in a TT-conjugated photoswitch-fluorophore molecular dyad

J. Moreno, F. Schweighöfer, J. Wachtveitl*, S. Hecht*

Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 1070-1075.

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Switching Diarylethenes Reliably in Both Directions with Visible Light

S. Fredrich, R. Göstl, M. Herder, L. Grubert, S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2016, 128, 1226-1230; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 1208-1212

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Structural effects in visible-light-responsive metal-organic frameworks incorporating ortho-fluoroazobenzenes

S. Castellanos,* A. Goulet-Hanssens, F. Zhao, A. Dikhtiarenko, A. Pustovarenko, S. Hecht, J. Gascon, F. Kapteijn, D. Bléger*

Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 746-752.

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2015

Electronic Activity Tuning of Acyclic Guanidines for Lactide Polymerization

F. Eisenreich, P. Viehmann, F. Müller, S. Hecht*

Macromolecules 2015, 48, 8729-8732

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Acylhydrazones as Widely Tunable Photoswitches

D. J. van Dijken, P. Kovaříček, S. P. Ihrig, S. Hecht*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 14982-14991

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Hybrid polaritons in a resonant inorganic/organic semiconductor microcavity

M. Höfner*, S. Sadofev, B. Kobin, S. Hecht, F. Henneberger

Appl. Phys. Lett. 2015, 107, 181109

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2-Photon-Induced versus 1-Photon-Induced Isomerization Dynamics of a Bistable Azobenzene Derivative in Solution

J. Moreno, M. Gerecke, A. Dobryakov, I. Ioffe, A. Granovsky, D. Bléger, S. Hecht,* S. Kovalenko*

J. Phys. Chem. B 2015, 119, 12281–12288

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Conductance of a single flexible molecular wire composed of alternating donor and acceptor units

C. Nacci, F. Ample, D. Bléger, S. Hecht,* C. Joachim, L. Grill*

Nat. Commun. 2015, 6, 7397

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Tuning the formation of discrete coordination nanostructures

J. Meyer, A. Nickel, R. Ohmann, Lokamani, C. Toher, D. A. Ryndyk, Y. Garmshausen, S. Hecht, F. Moresco,* G. Cuniberti

Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 12621-12624

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Broadband Transient Absorption Spectroscopy with 1- and 2-Photon Excitation: Relaxation Paths and Cross-Sections of a Triphenylamine Dye in Solution

J. Moreno, A. L. Dobryakov, I. N. Ioffe, A. A. Granovsky, S. Hecht,* S. A. Kovalenko*

J. Chem. Phys. 2015, 143, 024311

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Exploring the Conformational Space of Bridge-Substituted Dithi-enylcyclopentenes

M. Fredersdorf, R. Göstl, A. Kolmer, V. Schmidts, P. Monecke, S. Hecht,* C. M. Thiele*

Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 14545-14554

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Energy Level Engineering at ZnO/Oligophenylene Interfaces with Phosphonate-Based Self-Assembled Monolayers

M. Timpel*, M. Nardi, G. Ligorio, B. Wegner, M. Pätzel, B. Kobin, S. Hecht, N. Koch*

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2015, 7, 11900-11907

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On-surface Polymerization on a Semiconducting Oxide: Aryl Halide Coupling Controlled by Surface Hydroxyl Groups on Rutile TiO2(011)

M. Kolmer,* R. Zuzak, A. A. Ahmad Zebari, S. Godlewski, J. S. Prauzner-Bechcicki, W. Piskorz, F. Zasada, Z. Sojka, D. Bléger, S. Hecht, M. Szymonski

Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 11276-11279

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Discrete Multiporphyrin Pseudorotaxane Assemblies from Di- and Tetravalent Porphyrin Building Blocks

M. Lohse, L. K. S. von Krbek, S. Radunz, S. Moorthy, C. A. Schalley,* S. Hecht*

Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2015, 11, 748-762.

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Gating the photochromism of an azobenzene by strong host-guest interactions in a divalent pseudo[2]rotaxane

M. Lohse, K. Nowosinski, N. L. Traulsen, A. J. Achazi, L. K. S. von Krbek, B. Paulus,* C. A. Schalley,* S. Hecht*

Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 9777-9780 (inside cover)

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Efficient light emission from inorganic and organic semiconductor hybrid structures by energy-level tuning

R. Schlesinger, F. Bianchi, S. Blumstengel, C. Christodoulou, R. Ovsyannikov, B. Kobin, K. Moudgil, S. Barlow, S. Hecht, S. R. Marder, F. Henneberger, N. Koch*

Nat. Commun. 2015, 6, 6754

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Optically switchable transistors comprising a hybrid photochromic molecule / n-type organic active layer

K. Börjesson, M. Herder, L. Grubert, D.T. Duong, A. Salleo, S. Hecht,* E. Orgiu,* P. Samorì*

J. Mater. Chem. C 2015, 3, 4156-4161

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Zinc oxide modified with benzylphosphonic acids as transparent electrodes in regular and inverted organic solar cell structures

I. Lange, S. Reiter, J. Kniepert, F. Piersimoni, M. Pätzel, J. Hildebrandt, T. Brenner, S. Hecht, D. Neher*

Appl. Phys. Lett. 2015, 106, 113302

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Optically switchable transistors by simple incorporation of photochromic systems into small-molecule semiconducting matrices

M. El Gemayel, K. Börjesson, M. Herder, D. T. Duong, J. A. Hutchison, C. Ruzié, G. Schweicher, A. Salleo, Y. Geerts, S. Hecht,* E. Orgiu,* P. Samorì*

Nat. Commun. 2015, 6, 6330

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Light-Controlled ‘Molecular Zippers’ based on Azobenzene Main Chain Polymers

C. Weber, T. Liebig, M. Gensler, L. Pithan, S. Bommel, D. Bléger, J. P. Rabe, S. Hecht, S. Kowarik*

Macromolecules 2015, 48, 1531-1537

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Visible Light Activated Molecular Switches

D. Bléger,* S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2015, 127, 11494-11506; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 11338-11349.

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Improving the Fatigue Resistance of Diarylethene Switches

M. Herder, B. Schmidt, L. Grubert, M. Pätzel, J. Schwarz, S. Hecht*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 2738-2747

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Surface-induced selection during in situ photoswitching at the liquid-solid interface

S. Bonacchi, M. El Garah, A. Ciesielski, M. Herder, S. Conti, M. Cecchini,* S. Hecht,* P. Samorì*

Angew. Chem. 2015, 127, 4947-4951; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 4865-4869.

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Photoreversible Prodrugs and Protags: Switching the Release of Maleimides under Physiological Conditions by Light

R. Göstl, S. Hecht*

Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 4422-4427

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Adatoms Underneath Single Porphyrin Molecules on Au(111)

J. Mielke, F. Hanke, M. V. Peters, S. Hecht, M. Persson, L. Grill*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 1844-1849 (cover)

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Influence of Linkage Chemistry on Folding, Self-assembly, and Photoresponse of Amphiphilic Azobenzene Main Chain Polymers

Z. Yu, S. Hecht*

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2015, 53, 313-318 (special issue in honor of Jean M. J. Fréchet)

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2014

Cascade energy transfer versus charge separation in ladder-type oligo(p-phenylene)/ZnO hybrid structures for light-emitting applications

F. Bianchi, S. Sadofev, R. Schlesinger, B. Kobin, S. Hecht, N. Koch, F. Henneberger, S. Blumstengel*

Appl. Phys. Lett. 2014, 105, 233301

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Lattice Matching as the Determining Factor for Molecular Tilt and Multilayer Growth Mode of the Nanographene Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene

P. Beyer, T. Breuer, S. Ndiaye, A. Zykov, A. Viertel, M. Gensler, J. P. Rabe, S. Hecht, G. Witte,* S. Kowarik*

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2014, 6, 21484-21493

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Light-Induced Contraction and Extension of Single Macromolecules on a Modified Graphite Surface

C. L. Lee, T. Liebig, S. Hecht, D. Bléger,* J. P. Rabe*

ACS Nano. 2014, 12, 11987-11993

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Controlling the growth mode of para-sexiphenyl (6P) on ZnO by partial fluorination

M. Sparenberg,* A. Zykov,* P. Beyer, L. Pithan, C. Weber, Y. Garmshausen, F. Carla, S. Hecht, S. Blumstengel, F. Henneberger, S. Kowarik

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2014, 16, 26084-26093

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ortho-Fluoroazobenzenes: Visible-light switches with very long-lived Z-isomers

C. Knie, M. Utecht, F. Zhao, H. Kulla, S. Kovalenko, A. M. Brouwer,* P. Saalfrank,* S. Hecht,* D. Bléger*

Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 16492-16501 (frontispiece).

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Strong coupling and laser action of ladder-type oligo(p-phenyl)s in a microcavity

M. Höfner,* B. Kobin, S. Hecht, F. Henneberger

Chem. Phys. Chem. 2014, 15, 3805-3808

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Green Emission in Ladder-type Quarterphenyl: Beyond the Fluorenone-Defect

B. Kobin, F. Bianchi, S. Halm, J. Leistner, S. Blumstengel, F. Henneberger,* S. Hecht*

Adv. Funct. Mater. 2014, 24, 7717-7727

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Tuning the Work Function of Polar Zinc Oxide Surfaces using Modified Phosphonic Acid Self-Assembled Monolayers

I. Lange, S. Reiter, M. Pätzel, A. Zykov, A. Nefedov, J. Hildebrandt, S. Hecht, S. Kowarik, C. Wöll, G. Heimel, D. Neher*

Adv. Funct. Mater. 2014, 24, 7014-7024

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Making Non-symmetrical Bricks: Synthesis of Insoluble Dipolar Sexiphenyls

Y. Garmshausen, J. Schwarz, J. Hildebrandt, B. Kobin, M. Pätzel, S. Hecht*

Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 2838-2841

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Substrate-controlled linking of molecular building blocks: Au(111) vs. Cu(111)

M. Koch, M. Gille, A. Viertel, S. Hecht, L. Grill*

Surf. Sci. 2014, 627, 70-74 (cover)

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Gradual Fluorination of Ladder-type Quarterphenyl

B. Kobin, L. Grubert, S. Mebs, B. Braun, S. Hecht*

Isr. J. Chem. 2014, 54, 789-795 (Special Issue dedicated to the memory of Michael Bendikov)

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Quantifying the atomic-level mechanics of single long physisorbed molecular chains

S. Kawai,* M. Koch, E. Gnecco, A. Sadeghi, R. Pawlak, T. Glatzel, J. Schwarz, S. Goedecker, S. Hecht, A. Baratoff, L. Grill, E. Meyer

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2014, 111, 3968-3972

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Controlling Covalent Connection and Disconnection by Light

R. Göstl, S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2014, 126, 8929-8932; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 8784-8787

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Remote-controlling chemical reactions by light: Towards chemistry with high spatio-temporal resolution

R. Göstl, A. Senf, S. Hecht*

Chem. Soc. Rev. 2014, 43, 1982-1996

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2013

Electronic Communication in Linear Oligo(azobenzene) Radical Anions

A. Moneo, G. C. Justino, M. Fernanda, N. N. Carvalho, M. Conceição Oliveira, A. M. M. Antunes, D. Bléger, S. Hecht, J. P. Telo*

J. Phys. Chem. A 2013, 117, 14056-14064

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Gating Charge Recombination Rates through Dynamic Bridges in Tetrathiafulvalene-Fullerene Architectures

S. Castellanos, A. A. Vieira, B. M. Illescas, V.Sacchetti, C. Schubert, J. Moreno, D. M. Guldi*, S. Hecht*, N. Martín*

Angew. Chem. 2013, 125, 14235-14240; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 13985-13990

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Control over Unfolding Pathways by Localizing Photoisomerization Events within Heterosequence Oligoazobenzene Foldamers

Z. Yu, S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2013125, 13985-13989; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 13740-13744.

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Diarylethene Photoswitches Featuring Tetrathiafulvalene-Containing Aryl Units

S. Castellanos, L. Grubert, R. Stößer, S. Hecht*

J. Phys. Chem. C 2013, 117, 23529-23538

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Elucidating the backbone conformation of photoswitchable foldamers using vibrational circular dichroism

S. R. Domingos, S. J. Roeters, S. Amirjalayer, Z. Yu, S. Hecht,* S. Woutersen*

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2013, 15, 17263-17267

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Photoinduced reversible changes in the electronic structure of photochromic diarylethene films

J. Frisch, M. Herder, P. Herrmann, G. Heimel, S. Hecht, N. Koch*

Appl. Phys. A 2013, 113, 1-4. DOI 10.1007/s00339-013-7892-z

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The role of statistics and microenvironment for the photoresponse in multi-switch architectures: The case of photoswitchable oligoazobenzene foldamers

Z. Yu, S. Weidner, T. Risse*, S. Hecht*

Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 4156-4167

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Aligning the Band Gap of Graphene Nanoribbons by Monomer Doping

C. Bronner*, S. Stremlau, M. Gille, F. Brauße, A. Haase, S. Hecht*, P. Tegeder*

Angew. Chem. 2013, 125, 4518-4521; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 4422-4425

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Modular Synthesis of Monomers for On-surface Polymerization to Graphene Architectures

M. Gille, A. Viertel, S. Weidner, S. Hecht*

Synlett 2013, 24, 259-263

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Switching with orthogonal stimuli: Electrochemical ring-closure and photochemical ring-opening of bis(thiazolyl)maleimides

M. Herder, M. Utecht, N. Manicke, L. Grubert, M. Pätzel, P. Saalfrank,* S. Hecht*

Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 1028-1040

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2012

o-Fluoroazobenzenes as Readily Synthesized Photoswitches Offering Nearly Quantitative Two-Way Isomerization with Visible Light

D. Bléger,* J. Schwarz, A. M. Brouwer,* S. Hecht*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 20597-20600

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Design and Synthesis of a Photoswitchable Guanidine Catalyst

P. Viehmann, S. Hecht*

Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2012, 8, 1825-1830 (part of the Thematic Series "Molecular switches and cages")

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Designing a Spiropyran Based Molecular Switch for Carbon Nanotube Functionalization: Influence of Anchor Groups and Tube-Switch Separation

P. Bluemmel,* A. Setaro, C. Maity, S. Hecht*, S. Reich

Phys. Status Solidi B 2012, 249, 2479-2482

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Sterically Crowding the Bridge of Dithienylcyclopentenes for Enhanced Photoswitching Performance

R. Göstl, B. Kobin, L. Grubert, M. Pätzel, S. Hecht*

Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 14282–14285

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Multivalency as Chemical Organization and Function Principle

R. Haag, C. Fasting, C. A. Schalley, M. Weber, O. Seitz, S. Hecht, B. Koksch, J. Dernedde, C. Graf, E.-W. Knapp

Angew. Chem. 2012, 124, 10622-10650; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 10472-10498

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Molecules with multiple switching units on a Au(111) surface: Self-organization and single-molecule manipulation

J. Mielke, S. Selvanathan, M. V. Peters, J. Schwarz, S. Hecht,* L. Grill*

J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 2012, 24, 394013

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Tuning the interaction between carbon nanotubes and dipole switches: Influence of the change of the nanotube-spiropyran distance

P. Bluemmel,* A. Setaro, C. Maity, S. Hecht,* S. Reich

J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 2012, 24, 394005

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Island formation and manipulation of prochiral azobenzene derivatives on Au(111)

S. Selvanathan, M. V. Peters, S. Hecht, L. Grill*

J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 2012, 24, 354013

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Optically switchable transistor via energy-level phototuning in a bicomponent organic semiconductor

E. Orgiu, N. Crivillers, M. Herder, L. Grubert, M, Pätzel, J. Frisch, E. Pavlica, D. T. Duong, G. Bratina, A. Salleo, N. Koch*, S. Hecht*, P. Samorì*

Nature Chemistry 2012, 4, 675-679

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Cooperative Switching Events in Azobenzene Foldamer Denaturation

Z. Yu, S. Hecht*

Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 10519-10524

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Optically Active, Amphiphilic Poly(meta-phenylene ethynylene)s: Synthesis, Hydrogen-Bonding Enforced Helix Stability, and Direct AFM Observation of Their Helical Structures

M. Banno, T. Yamaguchi, K. Nagai, C. Kaiser, S. Hecht*, E. Yashima*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 8718-8728

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Bis(phenoxy-azo)titanium(IV) complexes: Synthesis, Structure, and Catalytic Activity in Styrene Polymerization

R. Tanaka, P. Viehmann, S. Hecht*

Organometallics 2012, 31, 4216-4220

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Polymerization on Stepped Surfaces: Alignment and Catalytic Sites

A. Saywell, J. Schwarz, S. Hecht, L. Grill*

Angew. Chem. 2012, 124, 5186-5190; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 5096-5100

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Amphiphilic Folded Dendrimer Discs and their Thermosensitive Self-Assembly in Water

T. El Malah, S. Rolf, S. M. Weidner, A. F. Thünemann,* S. Hecht*

Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 5837-5842

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Noncovalent Functionalization of Individual Nanotubes with Spiropyran-Based Molecular Switches

A. Setaro,* P. Bluemmel, C. Maity, S. Hecht*, S. Reich

Adv. Funct. Mater. 2012, 22, 2425-2431

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Controlling on-surface polymerization by hierarchical and substrate-directed growth

L. Lafferentz, V. Eberhardt, C. Dri, C. Africh, G. Comelli, F. Esch, S. Hecht*, L. Grill*

Nature Chemistry 2012, 4, 215-220

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Vacuum-processible ladder-type oligophenylenes for organic-inorganic hybrid structures: Synthesis, optical and electrochemical properties upon increasing planarization as well as thin film growth

B. Kobin, L. Grubert, S. Blumstengel,* F. Henneberger,* S. Hecht*

J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 4383-4390

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Light-Triggered Conversion of Non-Ionic into Ionic Surfactants: Towards Chameleon Detergents for 2-D Gel Electrophoresis

O. Bogen, P. Milosevic, H. Daroszi, M. Dreger, S. Hecht,* F. Hucho*

Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2012, 11, 497-499

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Synthesis of a New Class of Bis(thiourea)hydrazide Pseudopeptides as Potential Inhibitors of ß–Sheet Aggregation

J. J. Klein, S. Hecht*

Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 330-333

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Conformationally pre-organized and pH-responsive flat dendrons: Synthesis and self-assembly at the liquid-solid interface

T. El Malah, A. Ciesielski, L. Piot, S. I. Troyanov, U. Mueller, S. Weidner, P. Samorì,* S. Hecht*

Nanoscale 2012, 4, 467-472. Back cover

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2011

Light-Orchestrated Macromolecular “Accordions”: Reversible Photoinduced Shrinking of Rigid-Rod Polymers

D. Bléger,* T. Liebig, R. Thiermann, M. Maskos,* J. P. Rabe,* S. Hecht *

Angew. Chem. 2011, 123, 12767-12771; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 12559-12563

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Toward optomechanics: Maximizing the photodeformation of individual molecules

D. Bléger,* Z. Yu, S. Hecht*

Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 12260-12266

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Modulating the self-assembly of rigid “clicked” dendrimers at the solid-liquid interface by tuning non-covalent interactions between side groups

A. Cadeddu, A. Ciesielski, T. El Malah, S. Hecht*, P. Samorì*

Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 10578-10580

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Electronic Decoupling Approach to Quantitative Photoswitching in Linear Multiazobenzene Architectures

D. Bléger, J. Dokić, M. Peters, L. Grubert, P. Saalfrank*, S. Hecht*

J. Phys. Chem. B 2011, 115, 9930-9940

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Reversible and Quantitative Denaturation of Amphiphilic Oligo(azobenzene) Foldamers

Z. Yu, S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2011, 123, 1678-1681; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 1640-1643

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Designing Structural Motifs for Clickamers: Exploiting the 1,2,3-Triazole Moiety to Generate Conformationally Restricted Molecular Architectures

D. Zornik, R. M. Meudtner, T. El Malah, C. M. Thiele, S. Hecht*

Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 1473-1484

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Photoswitchable triple hydrogen-bonding motif

M. Herder, M. Pätzel, L. Grubert, S. Hecht*

Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 460-462 in "Emerging Investigators" Issue.

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2010

Photoswitching Vertically Oriented Azobenzene Self-Assembled Monolayers at the Solid-Liquid Interface

D. Bléger, A. Ciesielski, P. Samorì*, S. Hecht*

Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 14256-14260

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Complexes of Click-Derived Bistriazolylpyridines: Remarkable Electronic Influence of Remote Substituents on Thermodynamic Stability as well as Electronic and Magnetic Properties

M. Ostermeier, M.-A. Berlin, R. Meudtner, S. Demeshko, F. Meyer, C. Limberg,* S. Hecht*

Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 10202-10213

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Artificial Light-Gated Catalyst Systems

R. S. Stoll, S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2010, 122, 5176-5200; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 5054-5075

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Photoswitches: From Molecules to Materials

M.-M. Russew, S. Hecht*

Adv. Mater. 2010, 22, 3348-3360

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On the electronic and geometrical structure of the trans- and cis-isomer of tetra-tert-butyl-azobenzene on Au(111)

R. Schmidt, S. Hagen, D. Brete, R. Carley, C. Gahl, J. Dokic, P. Saalfrank, S. Hecht, P. Tegeder,* M. Weinelt*

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2010, 12, 4488-4497

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Photoisomerization Ability of Molecular Switches Adsorbed on Au(111): Comparison Between Azobenzene and Stilbene Derivatives

F. Leyssner, S. Hagen, L. Óvári, J. Dokic, P. Saalfrank, M. V. Peters, S. Hecht, T. Klamroth, P. Tegeder*

J. Phys. Chem. C 2010, 114, 1231-1239

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From Peptides to their Alternating Ester-Urea Analogues: Synthesis and Influence of Hydrogen-Bonding Motif and Stereochemistry on Aggregation

S. Hartwig, J. Schwarz, S. Hecht*

J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 772-782

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Polypseudopeptides with Variable Stereochemistry: Synthesis via Click-Chemistry, Postfunctionalization, and Conformational Behavior in Solution

S. Hartwig, S. Hecht*

Macromolecules 2010, 43, 242–248

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Exponential growth of functional poly(glutamic acid) dendrimers with variable stereochemistry

S. Hartwig, M. M. Nguyen, S. Hecht*

Polym. Chem. 2010, 1, 69-71 (inside front cover)

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2009

Single molecular wires connecting metallic and insulating surface areas

C. Bombis, F. Ample, L. Lafferentz, H. Yu, S. Hecht, C. Joachim, L. Grill*

Angew. Chem. 2009, 121, 10151-10155; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 9966-9970

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Immobilization of a Photoswitchable Piperidine Base

R. S. Stoll, S.Hecht*

Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 4790-4793

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Quantum Chemical Investigation of Thermal Cis-to-Trans Isomerization of Azobenzene Derivatives: Substituent Effects, Solvent Effects and Comparison to Experimental Data

J. Dokić, M. Gothe, J. Wirth, M. V. Peters, J. Schwarz, S. Hecht*, P. Saalfrank*

J. Phys. Chem. A 2009, 113, 6763-6773

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Modulating Large Area Self-Assembly at the Liquid-Solid Interface via pH-mediated Conformational Switching

L. Piot, R. M. Meudtner, T. El Malah, S. Hecht*, P. Samori*

Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 4788-4792

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Conductance of a Single Conjugated Polymer as a Continuous Function of Its Length

L. Lafferentz, F. Ample, H. Yu, S. Hecht*, C. Joachim, L. Grill*

Science 2009, 323, 1193-1197

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Photoswitchable Catalysts: Correlating Structure and Conformational Dynamics with Reactivity by a Combined Experimental and Computational Approach

R. S. Stoll, M. V. Peters, A. Kühn, S. Heiles, R. Goddard, M. Bühl,* C. M. Thiele,* S. Hecht*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 357-367

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2008

Spatial periodicity in molecular switching

C. Dri, M. V. Peters, J. Schwarz, S. Hecht*, L. Grill*

Nature Nanotechnology 2008, 3, 649-653

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Reversible Isomerization of an Azobenzene Derivative Adsorbed on Au(111): Analysis Using Vibrational Spectroscopy

L. Óvári, J. Schwarz, M. V. Peters, S. Hecht, M. Wolf, P. Tegeder*

Int. J. Mass Spectrom. 2008, 277, 223-228

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Kinetic analysis of the photochemically and thermally induced of an azobenzene derivative on Au(111) probed by two-photon photoemission

S. Hagen, P. Kate, M. V. Peters, S. Hecht, M. Wolf, P. Tegeder*

Appl. Phys. A 2008, 93, 253-260

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Formation and manipulation of discrete supramolecular azobenzene assemblies

S. Solvanathan, M. V. Peters, J. Schwarz, S. Hecht*, L. Grill*

Appl. Phys. A 2008, 93, 247-252

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Photoswitching of Basicity

M. V. Peters, R. S. Stoll, A. Kühn, S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2008, 120, 6056-6060; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 5968-5972

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Adsorption and switching properties of azobenzene derivatives on different noble metal surfaces: Au(111), Cu(111), and Au(100)

M. Alemani, S. Solvanathan, F. Ample, M. V. Peters, K.-H. Rieder, F. Moresco, C. Joachim, S. Hecht, L. Grill*

J. Phys. Chem. C 2008, 112, 10509-10514

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Helicity Inversion in Novel Responsive Foldamers Induced by Achiral Halide Anions

R. M. Meudtner, S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2008, 120, 5004-5008; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 4926-4930

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Poly(propylene oxide)-Poly(phenylene ethynylene) Block and Graft Copolymers

M. A. Balbo Block, S. Hecht*

Macromolecules 2008, 41, 3219-3227.

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Responsive Backbones Based on Poly[(1,2,3-triazol-4-yl-1,3-pyridine)-alt-(1,2,3-triazol-1-yl-1,3-phenylene)]s: From Helically Folding Polymers to Metallosupramolecularly Crosslinked Gels

R. M. Meudtner, S. Hecht*

Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2008, 29, 347-351. DOI: 10.1002/marc.200700817

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2007

Study and Manipulation of Single Functionalized Molecules by Low Temperature STM

L. Grill*, M. Alemani, K.-H. Rieder, F. Moresco, G. Rapenne, C. Joachim, M. V. Peters, S. Hecht

J. Scann. Probe Microsc. 2007, 2, 19-23

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Multifunctional “Clickates” as Versatile Extended Heteroaromatic Building Blocks: Efficient Synthesis via Click Chemistry, Conformational Preferences, and Metal Coordination

R. M. Meudtner, M. Ostermeier, R. Goddard, C. Limberg,* S. Hecht*

Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 9834-9840

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Construction of covalently bound molecular nano-architectures

L. Grill*, M. Dyer, L. Lafferentz, M. Persson, M. V. Peters, S. Hecht*

Nature Nanotechnology 2007, 2, 687-691. Cover

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Electronic structure of the molecular switch tetra-tert-butyl-azobenzene adsorbed on Ag(111)

P. Tegeder*, S. Hagen, F. Leyßner, M. V. Peters, S. Hecht, T. Klamroth, P. Saalfrank, M. Wolf

Appl. Phys. A 2007, 88, 465-472

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2006

Electric Field-Induced Isomerization of Azobenzene by STM

M. Alemani, M. V. Peters, S. Hecht,* K.-H. Rieder, F. Moresco, L. Grill*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 14446-14447

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Synthesis and Characterization of Azobenzene-Confined Porphyrins

M. V. Peters, R. Goddard, S. Hecht*

J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 7846-7849

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On the Illusive Nature of ortho-Formylazobenzenes: Exploiting the Nucleophilicity of the Azo Group for Cyclization to Indazole Derivatives

M. V. Peters, R. S. Stoll, R. Goddard, G. Buth, S. Hecht*

J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 7840-7845

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Towards Photocontrolling the Helix-Coil Transition in Foldamers: Synthesis and Photoresponsive Behavior of Azobenzene-Core Amphiphilic Oligo(meta-phenylene ethynylene)s

A. Khan, S. Hecht*

Chem. Eur. J. 2006, 12, 4764-4774

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Synthesis of a Novel Chiral Squaraine Dye and its Unique Aggregation Behavior in Solution and in Self-Assembled Monolayers

R. S. Stoll, N. Severin, J. P. Rabe,* S. Hecht*

Adv. Mater. 2006, 18, 1271-1275

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Prototype of a Photoswitchable Foldamer

A. Khan, C. Kaiser, S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2006, 118, 1912-1915; Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 1878-1881

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Poly(ortho-phenylene ethynylene)s: Synthetic Accessibility and Optical Properties

A. Khan, S. Hecht*

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2006, 44, 1619-1627

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2005

Wrapping Peptide Tubes – Merging Biological Self-Assembly and Polymer Synthesis

M. A. Balbo Block, S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2005, 117, 7146-7149; Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 6986-6989

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Design of Branched and Chiral Solvatochromic Probes: Towards Quantifying Polarity Gradients in Dendritic Macromolecules

P. Milosevic, S. Hecht*

Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 5023-5026

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Functionally Layered Dendrimers: A New Building Block and its Application to the Synthesis of Multichromophoric Light-Harvesting Systems

W. R. Dichtel, S. Hecht, J. M. J. Fréchet*

Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 4451-4454

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Construction with Macromolecules

S. Hecht*

Materials Today 2005, 8(3), 48-55

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Practical synthesis of an amphiphilic, non-ionic poly(para-phenyleneethynylene) derivative with a remarkable quantum yield in water

A. Khan, S. Müller, S. Hecht*

Chem. Commun. 2005, 584-586

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Optical Switching of Hierarchical Self-Assembly – Towards "Enlightened" Materials

S. Hecht*

Small 2005, 1, 26-29

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2004

Functional Organic Nanotubes from Hollow Helical Scaffolds

A. Khan, S. Hecht*

Synth. Met. 2004, 147, 37-42

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Alternating (Squaraine-Receptor) Sensory Polymers: Modular One-Pot Synthesis and Signal Transduction via Conformationally Controlled Exciton Interaction

M. A. Balbo Block, S. Hecht*

Macromolecules 2004, 37, 4761-4769

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Microwave-assisted synthesis of lengthy and defect-free poly(m-phenyleneethynylene)s via AB’ and A2+BB’ polycondensation routes

A. Khan, S. Hecht*

Chem. Commun. 2004, 300-301

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Avenues into the Synthesis of Illusive Poly(m-phenylene-alt-squaraine)s: Polycondensation of m-Phenylenediamines with Squaric Acid Intercepted by Intermediate Semisquaraines of Exceptionally Low Reactivity

M. A. Balbo Block, A. Khan, S. Hecht*

J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 184-187

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2003

Intramolecular Crosslinking of Helical Folds: A Novel Approach to Organic Nanotubes

S. Hecht*, A. Khan

Angew. Chem. 2003, 115, 6203-6206; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 6021-6024

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Functionalizing the Interior of Dendrimers – Synthetic Challenges and Applications

S. Hecht*

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2003, 41, 1047-1058. Cover

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Welding, Organizing, and Planting Molecules on Substrate Surfaces – Promising New Approaches towards Nanoarchitectonics from the Bottom up

S. Hecht*

Angew. Chem. 2003, 115, 24-26; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 24-26

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2002

The Effect of Macromolecular Architecture in Nanomaterials: A Comparison of Site Isolation in Porphyrin Core Dendrimers and their Isomeric Linear Analogs

E. M. Harth, S. Hecht, B. Helms, E. E. Malmstrom, J. M. J. Fréchet*, C. J. Hawker*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 3926-3938

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2001

Light-driven Catalysis within Dendrimers: Designing Amphiphilic Singlet Oxygen Sensitizers

S. Hecht, J. M. J. Fréchet*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 6959-6960

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Dendritic Encapsulation of Function: Applying Nature’s Site Isolation Principle from Biomimetics to Materials Science

S. Hecht, J. M. J. Fréchet*

Angew. Chem. 2001, 113, 76-94; Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2001, 40, 74-91

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Encapsulation of Functional Moieties within Branched Star Polymers: Effect of Chain Length and Solvent on Site Isolation

S. Hecht, N. Vladimirov, J. M. J. Fréchet*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 18-25

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2000

Effect of Core Structure on Photophysical and Hydrodynamic Properties of Porphyrin Dendrimers

M. S. Matos, J. Hofkens, W. Verheijen, F. C. De Schryver*, S. Hecht, K. W. Pollak, J. M. J. Fréchet*, B. Forier, W. Dehaen

Macromolecules 2000, 33, 2967-2973

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Hyperbranched Porphyrins – a Rapid Synthetic Approach to Multiporphyrin Macromolecules

S. Hecht, T. Emrick, J. M. J. Fréchet*

Chem. Commun. 2000, 313-314

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1999

Porphyrin Core Star Polymers: Synthesis, Modification, and Implication for Site Isolation

S. Hecht, H. Ihre, J. M. J. Fréchet*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 9239-9240

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An Alternative Synthetic Approach toward Dendritic Macromolecules: Novel Benzene-Core Dendrimers via Alkyne Cyclotrimerization

S. Hecht, J. M. J. Fréchet*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 4084-4085

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Photochemistry and Photophysics of Donor-Acceptor-Polyenes. I: All-trans-4-dimethylamino-4'-cyano-1,4-diphenylbutadiene (DCB)

H. Braatz, S. Hecht, H. Seifert, S. Helm, J. Bendig*, W. Rettig*

J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chemistry 1999, 123, 99-108

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1998

Wavelength-Dependent Photochemistry of 4-Methoxy-bicyclo[3.1.0]hexenones

W. G. Dauben, S. Hecht*

J. Org. Chem. 1998, 63, 6102-6107

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1996

Simultaneous Two-Photon Excitation Energy Transfer (SEET) and Non-Linear Photochemistry

M. Nickoleit, S. Hecht, A. Uhl, J. Bendig*

J. Inf. Rec. Mater. 1996, 23, 63-66

1994

Sensitized Photocatalytical Oxidation of Terbutylazine

H. Ross, J. Bendig*, S. Hecht

Solar Energy Mater. & Solar Cells 1994, 33, 475-481

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