Publications

* = Corresponding Author, = X-ray Crystallographer

27. Alkyne Benzannulation Reactions for the Synthesis of Novel Aromatic Architectures

S. J. Hein, D. Lehnherr, H. Arslan, F. J. Uribe-Romo, W. R. Dichtel*

Acc. Chem. Res. 2017, 50, 2776—2788. [PDF] doi: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00385

pub27

26. Rapid Access to Substituted 2-Naphthyne Intermediates via the Benzannulation of Halogenated Silylacetylenes

S. J. Hein, D. Lehnherr, W. R. Dichtel*

Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 5675—5681. [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1039/c7sc01625e

pub26

25. Reductive Aromatization/Dearomatization and Elimination Reactions to Access Conjugated Polycyclic Hydrocarbons, Heteroacenes, and Cumulenes

J. L. Marshall, D. Lehnherr, B. D. Lindner, R. R. Tykwinski*

ChemPlusChem 2017, 82, 967—1001. [PDF] doi: 10.1002/cplu.201700168

• Part of special issue on "Novel Aromatics: From Synthesis to Applications".

pub25

24. Diazatetracenes Derived From the Benzannulation of Acetylenes: Electronic Tuning via Substituent Effects and External Stimuli

D. Lehnherr, J. M. Alzola, C. R. Mulzer, S. J. Hein, W. R. Dichtel*

J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 2004—2010. [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b02840

• Highlighted in Synfacts

pub24

23. Synthesis, Physical Properties, and Chemistry of Donor/Acceptor Substituted Pentacenes

D. Lehnherr, M. Adam, A. H. Murray, R. McDonald, F. Hampel, R. R. Tykwinski*

Can. J. Chem. 2017, 95, 303—314. [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1139/cjc-2016-0450

• Part of special issue to honor Professor Reginald Mitchell.

pub23

22. Tautomerization and Dimerization of 6,13-Disubstituted Derivatives of Pentacene

M. Garcia-Borràs, A. Konishi, A. Waterloo, Y. Liang, Y. Cao, C. Hetzer, D. Lehnherr, F. Hampel, K. N. Houk,* R. R. Tykwinski*

Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 6111—6117. [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1002/chem.201604099

• Part of special issue on "Cooperative Effects in Chemistry".

pub22

21. Mechanism-Guided Development of Highly Active Bis-Thiourea Catalysts for Cooperative Anion-Abstraction Catalysis

C. R. Kennedy, D. Lehnherr, N. S. Rajapaksa, D. D. Ford, Y. Park, E. N. Jacobsen*
( = equal contribution)

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 18122—18127. [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1002/jacs.6b09205

pub21

20. Sequence-Defined Oligo(ortho-Arylene) Foldamers Derived from the Benzannulation of ortho(Arylene ethynylene)s

D. Lehnherr, C. Chen, Z. Pedramrazi, C. R. DeBlase, J. M. Alzola, I. Keresztes, E. B. Lobkovsky, M. F. Crommie,*
W. R. Dichtel*

Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 6357—6364. [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1039/C6SC02520J

• Highlighted in Synfacts

pub20

19. Conformational Control of Chiral Amido Thiourea Catalysts Enables Improved Catalytic Activity and Enantioselectivity

D. Lehnherr, D. D. Ford, A. Bendelsmith, C. R. Kennedy, E. N. Jacobsen*

Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 3214—3217. [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b01435h

• Highlighted in Synfacts

pub19

18. Anion-Abstraction Catalysis: The Cooperative Mechanism of α-Chloroether Activation by Dual H-Bond Donors

D. D. Ford, D. Lehnherr, C. R. Kennedy, E. N. Jacobsen*

ACS Catal. 2016, 6, 4616—4620. [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1021/acscatal.6b01384

pub17

17. On- and Off-Cycle Catalyst Cooperativity in Anion-Binding Catalysis

D. D. Ford, D. Lehnherr, C. R. Kennedy, E. N. Jacobsen*
( = equal contribution)

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 7860—7863. [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1021/6b04686

pub17


16. Solution-Based Intramolecular Singlet Fission in Cross-Conjugated Pentacene Dimers

J. Zirzlmeier, R. Casillas, S. R. Reddy, P. B. Coto, D. Lehnherr, E. T. Chernick, I. Papadopoulos, M. Thoss*, R. R. Tykwinski*, D. M. Guldi*

Nanoscale 2016, 8, 10113—10123. [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1039/C6NR02493a

pub16


15. cej2015_cover_smallRegioselective Synthesis of Polyheterohalogenated Naphthalenes via the Benzannulation
of Haloalkynes

D. Lehnherr, J. M. Alzola, E. B. Lobkovsky, W. R. Dichtel*

Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 18122—18127. [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1002/chem.2001503418

• Featured on Issue Cover

 

pub15

14. Singlet Fission in Pentacene Dimers

J. Zirzlmeier, D. Lehnherr, P. B. Coto, E. T. Chernick, R. Casillas, B. Basel, M. Thoss*, R. R. Tykwinski*, D. M. Guldi*

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2015, 112, 5325—5330 [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1073/pnas.1422436112

pub14


13. Aryl Substitution of Pentacenes

A. R. Waterloo, A.-C. Sale, D. Lehnherr, F. Hampel, R. R. Tykwinski*

Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2014, 10, 1692—1705 [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.3762/bjoc.10.178

•  Part of the special issue on “Functionalized Carbon-Nanomaterials” (Guest Editor: Prof. Anke Krueger).

pub13


12. Isomerically Pure syn-Anthradithiophenes: Synthesis, Properties and FET Performance

D. Lehnherr, A. Waterloo, K. P. Goetz, M. M. Payne, F. Hampel, J. E. Anthony,* O. D. Jurchescu,* R. R. Tykwinski*

Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 3660—3663 [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1021/ol301503k

pub12


11. Synthesis and Properties of Isomerically Pure Anthrabisbenzothiophenes

D. Lehnherr, R. Hallani, R. McDonald, J. E. Anthony,* R. R. Tykwinski*

Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 62—65 [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1021/ol202843x

pub11


10. Oligomers and Polymers Based on Anthracene, Tetracene, Pentacene, Naphthodithiophene, and Anthradithiophene Building Blocks

D. Lehnherr, R. R. Tykwinski*

Aust. J. Chem. 2011, 64, 919—929 [PDF] doi: 10.1071/CH11169

pub10


9. A Modular Synthetic Approach to Conjugated Pentacene Di-, Tri-, and Tetramers

D. Lehnherr, A. H. Murray, R. McDonald, R. R. Tykwinski*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 6190—6194 [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1002/anie.201000555

pub9


8. Oligomers and Polymers Based on Pentacene Building Blocks

D. Lehnherr, R. R. Tykwinski*

Materials 2010, 3, 2772—2800 [PDF] doi: 10.3390/ma3042772

• Review as part of the special issue on “Conjugated Oligomers” (Guest Editor: Prof. Herbert Meier).

pub8


7. Pentacene-Based Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Dyads with Cofacial Solid-State Pi-Stacking

D. Lehnherr, A. H. Murray, R. McDonald, M. J. Ferguson, R. R. Tykwinski*

Chem. Eur. J. 200915, 12580—12584 [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1002/chem.200902179

pub7


6. Pentacene Dendrimers: Synthesis and Thin Film Photoconductivity Measurements of Branched Pentacene Oligomers

D. Lehnherr, J. Gao, F. A. Hegmann,* R. R. Tykwinski*

J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 5017—5024 [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1021/jo9007089

pub6


5. Synthesis of Soluble Oligo- and Polymeric Pentacene-Based Materials

D. Lehnherr, R. McDonald, M. J. Ferguson, R. R. Tykwinski*

Tetrahedron 2008, 64, 11449—11461 [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1016/j.tet.2008.09.041

• Part of “The Synthesis of Carbon-Rich Nanomolecules” symposia in print.

pub5


4. Synthesis and Electronic Properties of Conjugated Pentacene Dimers

D. Lehnherr, J. Gao, F. A. Hegmann,* R. R. Tykwinski*

Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 4779—4782 [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1021/ol801886h

pub4


3. Exploring Electronically Polarized Pentacenes

D. Lehnherr, R. McDonald, R. R. Tykwinski*

Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 4163—4166 [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1021/ol801464k

pub3


2. Pentacene Oligomers and Polymers: Functionalization of Pentacene To Afford Mono-, Di-, Tri-, and Polymeric Materials

D. Lehnherr, R. R. Tykwinski*

Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 4583—4586 [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1021/ol702094d

pub2


1. Formal Intramolecular Photoredox Chemistry of Meta-Substituted Benzophenones

D. Mitchell, M. Lukeman, D. Lehnherr, P. Wan*

Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 3387—3389 [PDF] [Supporting Information] doi: 10.1021/ol051381u

pub1



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