Chem. Commun. 2013 DOI:10.1039/C3cc41634h

  • Gregory Q. Wallace, Mariachiara S. Zuin, Mohammadali Tabatabaei, Mark S. Workentin*  and François Lagugné-Labarthet* “A nanoaggregate-on-mirror platform for molecular and biomolecular detection by surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy”Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 2016 408:609–618.
  • Max. Weissman, Kathleen T. Winger, Sara Ghiassian, Pierangelo Gobbo* and Mark. S. Workentin "Insights on the Application of the Retro Michael-Type Addition on Maleimide-Functioalized Gold Nanoparticles in Biology and Nanomedicine  Bioconjugate Chemistry 2016 DOI: 10.102/acs.bioconjchem.5b00600.
  • Gregory Q. Wallace, Mariachiara S. Zuin, Mohammadali Tabatabaei, Pierangelo Gobbo, François Lagugné-Labarthet* and Mark S. Workentin* “Gold nanosponges (AuNS): a versatile nanostructure for surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopic detection of small molecules and biomolecules”  Analyst, 2015,140, 7278-7282 
  • Barbon, S. M., Gobbo, P., Luo, W., Price, J. T., Biesinger, M. C., Workentin, M. S.*, Gilroy, J. B.* “An Azide-Functionalized Nitronyl Nitroxide Radical: Synthesis, Characterization, and Staudinger-Bertozzi Ligation Reactivity”Synlett2015, DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1560707.
  • Pierangelo Gobbo, Tommasso Ramognoli, Stephanie M. Barbon, Jacqueline T. Price, Jennifer Keir, Joe B. Gilroy  and Mark S. Workentin* "Expanding the Scope of Strained-Alkyne Chemistry: a Protection-Deprotection Strategy via the Formation of a Dicobalt-Hexacarbonyl Complex" Chem. Commun. 2015 51, 6647-6651 DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01522G.
  • Pierangelo Gobbo, Praveen Gunawardene, Wilson Luo and Mark S. Workentin* "Synthesis of A Toolbox of Clickable Rhodamine B Derivatives" Syn. Lett.  2015 DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1380191.
  • Pierangelo Gobbo, Wilson Luo, Sung Ju CHo, Xiaoxiao Wang, Mark Beisinger, Robert H. E. Hudson and Mark S. Workentin* "Small Gold Nanoparticles for Interfacial Staudinger-Bertozzi Ligation. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 2015, DOI: 10.1039/C5OB00372E
  • Mahdi Hesari and Mark S. Workentin "Covalent modification of graphene and micro-diamond with redox active substrates via photogenerated carbenes" Carbon, 2015, 85, 159-167.
  • Sara Ghiassian, Mark Beisinger and Mark S. Workentin* "Synthesis of Small Water-Soluble Diazirine-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles and Their Photochemical Modification"  Can. J. Chem 2015  93(1): 98-105, 10.1139/cjc-2014-0287 .  Special Issue.

  • Nastaran Kazemi-Zanjani, Pierangelo Gobbo, Ziyan Zhu, Mark S. Workentin, François Lagugné-Labarthet "High Resolution Raman Imaging of bundles of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes by Tip-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy" Can. J. Chem 2015 93(1), 51-59 10.1139/cjc-2014-0247.  Special Issue.
  • Xiaoxiao Wang,‡a Pierangelo Gobbo,‡a,b Mojmir Suchy,a Mark S. Workentin*a,b and Robert H. E. Hudson*a,b "Peptide-decorated gold nanoparticles via strain-promoted azide-alkyne cycloaddition and post assembly deprotection" RSC Advances, 2014, accepted.

RSC Adv Hudson

  • Mahdi HesariMark S. Workentin*  and Zhifeng Ding* "Thermodynamic and Kinetic Origins of Au25(0) Nanocluster Electrochemiluminescence" Chem. Eur. J., 2014.TOC
  • David C.Magri  and Mark S. Workentin "Dissociative Electron Transfer to Diphenyl-Substituted Bicyclic Endoperoxides: The Effect of Molecular Structure on the Reactivity of Distonic Radical Anions and Determination of Thermochemical Parameters" Molecules, 2014,
  • Mahdi HesariMark S. Workentin*  and Zhifeng Ding* "Highly Efficient Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence of Au38 Nanoclusters" ACS Nano, 2014, DOI: 10.1021/nn503176g


  • Mahdi HesariMark S. Workentin*  and Zhifeng Ding* "Near-infrared electrochemiluminescence from Au25(SC2H4Ph)18+ clusters co-reacted with tri-n-propylamine" RSC Advances, 2014, in press June 2014.


  • Mahdi Hesari, Mark S. Workentin*  and Zhifeng Ding* "NIR Electrochemiluminescence from Au25− Nanoclusters Facilitated by Highly Oxidizing and Reducing Co-reactant RadicalsChemical Science, 2014, in press

Chem SCi

  • Mahdi Hesari, Zhifeng Ding* and Mark S. Workentin* "Electrogenerated chemiluminescence of monodispersed Au144(SC2H4Ph)60 clustersOrganometallics, 2014,  33, 4888-4892. DOI 10.1021/om500112j.


  • Reg Bauld, Mahdi Hesari, Mark S. Workentin, Giovanni Fanchini. "Tessellated gold nanostructures from Au144(SCH2CH2Ph)60 molecular precursors and their use in organic solar cell enhancement" 2014Nanoscale , 2014, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C4NR01821D.

Nanoscale 2014

  • M. Fard, M. Hesari, Mark S. Workentin, John F. Corrigan* "New Polydentate Trimethylsilyl Chalcogenide Reagents for the Assembly of Polyferrocenyl Architectures" Chem.-Eur. J. 2014, (VIP) DOI: 10.1002/chem.201400185

corrigan 2014

  • Mahdi Hesari and Mark S. Workentin "Facile synthesis of Au23(SC(CH3)3)16 clusters" J. Mater. Chem. C, 2014,2, 3631-3638  DOI:10.1039/C4TC00059E.


  • Venter, Andrei; Hesari, Mahdi; Ahmed, M; Bauld, Reg; Workentin, Mark; Fanchini, Giovanni Facile nucleation of gold nanoparticles on graphene-based thin films from Au144 molecular precursors" 2014 Nanotechnology 25 135601 doi:10.1088/0957-4484/25/13/135601
  • P. Gobbo,Z. Mossman, A. Nazemi, A. Niaux, M. Biesinger, E. Gillies and M. S. Workentin "Versatile Strained-Alkyne Modified Water-Soluble AuNPs for Interfacial Strain-Promoted Azide-Alkyne Cycloaddition (I-SPAAC)" J. Mater. Chem. B, 2014,2, 1764-1769DOI: 10.1039/C3TB21799J.
J. Mater. Chem. B. 2014 -1
  • E. Magdzinski, P. Gobbo, C. D. Martin, M. S. Workentin, and P. J. Ragogna “A novel diiminopyridine ligand containing redox active Co(III) mixed sandwich complexes.” Inorganic Chemistry, 2013, 52 (19), 11311–11319 DOI: 10.1021/ic401598eTOC
  • Mark Milnea, Pierangelo Gobboa,b, Nevin McVicarc, Robert Barthac, Mark S. Workentin*a,b, and Robert H. E. Hudson*a,b“Water-soluble gold nanoparticles (AuNP) functionalized with gadolinium (III) via Michael addition for use as a MRI contrast agent” 2013, J. Mater. Chem. B 2013,1, 5628-5635. DOI: 10.1039/C3TB20699H

Milne Gobbo TOC

  • Pierangelo Gobbo,a Mia J. Biondia,b, Jordan Feldb and Mark S. Workentin*a “Arresting the Time-Dependent H2O2 Induced Preparation of Gold Nanosponges (AuNS) to Gold Nanoparticles (AuNP): Application in Analytical Detection and Preparative Chemistry J. Mater. Chem. B., 2013, 1 (33), 4048 - 4051. DOI:10.1039/C3TB20913J.
  • Pashaee, Farshid; Hou, Renjie; Gobbo, Pierangelo; Workentin, Mark; Lagugné-Labarthet, François Tip-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Self-Assembled Thiolated Monolayers on Flat Gold Nanoplates Using Gaussian-Transverse and Radially Polarized Excitations accepted to J. Phys. Chem. C. ID: jp-2013-03157v.R1  Accepted May 2013.  Watch for Cover!
JPC cover
  • C. Khadka, B. Khalili Najafabadi, M. Hesari, M. S. Workentin, J. F. Corrigan*, "Copper-chalcogenide Clusters Stabilized with Ferrocene Based Diphosphine Ligands" Inorganic Chemistry, 2013 52, 6798-6805.
JFC 2013
  • Kristen Snell, Michel Johnston, Hossein Ismaili, Mahdi Hesari and Mark S. Workentin*, "Interfacial Ketene via the Photo Wolff Rearrangement for the Modification of Monolayer Protected Gold Nanoparticles", Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry, 2013, 26, 601-607.
Snell Ketene
  • Dana K. Adkinson, David C. Magri, Jason L. Pitters, Keith Griffiths, Peter R. Norton and Mark S. Workentin* "Photolysis and Thermolysis of Pyridyl Acyl Azide Monolayers on Single Crystal Platinum" Photochemistry and Photobiology 201389, 1020–1028.
  • Pierangelo Gobbo, Samantha Novoa, Mark Biesinger, Mark S. Workentin*, "Interfacial strain-promoted alyne-azide cycloaddition (I-SPAAC) for the synthesis of nanomaterial hybrids." Chem. Commun. 2013, 49 (38), 3982 - 3984 DOI:10.1039/c3cc41634h.
  • R. Guterman, M. Hesari, P. J. Ragogna* and M. S. Workentin* “Harnessing the solution properties of Au25 in the solid state: Exploiting the ion exchange chemistry of a novel photocurable phosphonium support”  Langmuir accepted March 2013.  (Cover May 28, 203 issue!)
Aufilm toc
  • Pierangelo Gobbo, Mark Biesinger, Mark S. Workentin, Facile Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticle (AuNP)-Decorated Carbon Nanotube (CNT) Hybrids through an Interfacial Michael Addition Reaction, Chem. Commun. 2013, 49 (27), 2831 - 2833DOI:10.1039/C3CC00050H.
Maleimide+ SWCNT
  • Arash Akbari-Sharbaf, Mahdi Hesari, Mark S. Workentin and Giovanni Fanchini Electron Paramagnetic Resonance in Positively Charged Au25 Molecular Clusters, Journal of Chemical Physics, 2013, 138, 024305 (2013)
  • Reg Bauld, Mahdi Hesari, Mark S. Workentin and Giovanni Fanchini "Nucleation of gold nanoparticles from Au25- molecular precursors in thermosetting polyimide thin films" Appl. Phys. Lett. 2012, 101, 243114.
  • P. Gobbo, S. Ghiassian, M. Hesari, K. G. StamplecoskieN. Kazemi, F. Lagugne-Labarthet, M.S. Workentin,  J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22 (45), 23971 - 23980.
Gold-diazirine on glassy carbon toc
  • K. Swanick, M. Hesari, M. S. Workentin, Z. Ding "Interrogating the Near-infrared Electrogenerated Chemi-luminescence of Au25(SC2H4Ph)18+ Clusters" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134 (37), pp 15205–15208
  • P. Gobbo, M.S. Workentin Improved Methodology for the Preparation of Water-Soluble Maleimide-Functionalized Small Gold Nanoparticles, Langmuir, 2012, 28 (33), pp 12357–12363
Michael Addition TOC picture
  • S. Ghiassian, H. Ismaili, B. D. W. Lubbock, J. W. Dube, P. J. Ragogna*, M. S. Workentin* “Photoinduced Carbene Generation from Diazirine Modified Task Specific Phosphonium Ionic Liquids to Prepare Robust Hydrophobic Coatings” Langmuir, 2012 28 (33), 12326–12333.
Paper TOC
  • B. Khalili Najafabadi, M. Hesari, M. S. Workentin, J. F. Corrigan, J. Organomet. Chem., 2012, 703, 16-24.
Corrigan et al 2012
  • E. Magdzinski, P. Gobbo, C. D. Martin, M. S. Workentin, and P. J. Ragogna The Syntheses and Electrochemical Studies of a Ferrocene Substituted Diiminopyridine Ligand and Its P, S, Se, and Te Complexes, Inorg. Chem.  2012 51 (15), 8425–8432
  • David C. Magri and Mark S. Workentin. "Kinetics of the Photoinduced Dissociative Reduction of the Model Alkyl Peroxides Di-tert-Butyl Peroxide and Ascaridole" Mediterranean Journal of Chemistry 2012, 1(6), 303-315.
Endoperoxide hv toc
  • K. E. Snell, H. Ismaili, and M. S. Workentin* Photoactivated Nitrene Chemistry to Prepare Gold Nanoparticle Hybrids with Carbonaceous Materials”, Chem. Phys. Chem. 2012, DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200240.
Nitrene Modification of Carbonaceous Materials
  • D. C. Magri and M. S. Workentin, “Redox Properties of Radicals” Encyclopedia of Radicals in Chemistry, Biology and Materials. Edited by Chryssostomos Chatgilialoglu and Armido Studer.  2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. ISBN: 978-0-470-97125-3.
  • Kurtis D. Hartlen, Hossein Ismaili, Jun Zhu and Mark S. Workentin* “Michael Addition Reactions for the Modification of Gold Nanoparticles Facilitated by Hyperbaric Conditions”  Langmuir, 2012, 28 (1), 864–871.
Michale addition on Au
  • Hossein Ismaili, Dongsheng Geng, Xueliang (Andy) Sun, Trissa  Kantzas, and Mark S. Workentin "Light Activated Covalent Formation of Gold nanoparticle (AuNP)-Graphene and AuNP-Glass Composites" Langmuir, 2011 27 (21), pp 13261–13268.
Au on graphene and glass
  • Hossein Ismaili and Mark S. Workentin “Covalent Gold-Diamond Nanojewel Hybrids via Photochemically Generated Carbenes ” Chem. Commun., 2011, 47 (27), 7788 - 7790. 
AuNp on Diamond
  • Hossein Ismaili, Francois Lagugne-Labarthet, Mark S. Workentin “Covalently Assembled Gold Nanoparticle-Carbon Nanotube Hybrids via a Photoinitiated Carbene Addition Reaction” Chem. Mater., 2011, 23, 1519-1525.
  • J. L. Pitters, D. K. Adkinson, K. Griffiths, P. Norton, and M. S. Workentin*.“Chemoselectivity in a Monolayer Surface Photochemical Reaction: Carbene versus Ketene Reactivity” Can. J. Chem., 2011, 89, 117-121.
  • Hossein Ismaili, Sun Lee, Mark S. Workentin “Diazirine-Modified Gold Nanoparticle: Template for Efficient Photoinduced Interfacial Carbene Insertion Reactions” Langmuir, 2010, 26 (18), 14958–14964.
diazirone concept
  • Siawash Ahmar, Daniel G. MacDonald, Niranjan Vijayaratnam, Taylor L. Battista, Mark S. Workentin, John F. Corrigan* “A Nanoscopic 3D Polyferrocenyl Assembly: The Triacontakaihexa(ferrocenylmethylthiolate) [Ag48(4-S)6(2/3-SCH2Fc)36]” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49, 4422-4424.
  • Abdolhamid Alizadeh, M M Khodaei, Ch Karami, M. S. Workentin, M. Shamsipur and M Sadeghi “Rapid and selective lead (II) colorimetric sensor based on azacrown ether-functionalized gold nanoparticles” Nanotechnology 2010, 21, 315503.
  • V. A. Sauro, D. C. Magri, J. L. Pitters, M. S. Workentin*, “The Electrochemical reduction of 1,4-Dichloroazoethanes: Reductive Elimination of Chloride to Form Aryl Azines” Electrochemica Acta, 2010, 55, 5584-5591.
  • Jocelyn J. Tindale, Kurtis Hartlen, Abdolhamid Alizadeh, Mark S. Workentin*, Paul J. Ragogna* “Maleimide-Modified Phosphonium Ionic Liquids: A Template Towards (Multi) Task-Specific Ionic Liquids” Chem. Eur. J. Chem. 2010, 16, 9068-9075.
  • D. L. B. Stringle, D. C. Magri and M. S. Workentin*, "Efficient Homogeneous Radical-Anion Chain Reactions Initiated by Dissociative Electron Transfer to 3,3,6,6-Tetraaryl-1,2-dioxanes” VIP Paper Eur. J. Chem 2010, 16, 178-188.
C. Andres-Barres, F. Najjar, V. Bernat, M. Baltas, B. Tuccio, R. Lauricella, T. Tzedakis, D. C. Magri, M. S. Workentin,H. Vial , “Synthesis of antimalarial bicyclic hemiketal endoperoxides belonging to the G-factor family” Proceedsing of the 2009 Internatioal Conference of Natural Product and Traditional Medicine 1-2, 2009, 95-98.
Hossein Ismaili, Abdolhamid Alizadeh, Kristen Snell, Mark S. Workentin. “Remarkable High Yielding Chemical Modification of Monolayer Protected Gold Nanoparticles Using Click Chemistry and Hyperbaric Conditions” Can. J. Chem. 2009, 87, 1708-1715.
Jun Zhu , Brandon Lines, Michael Ganton, Michael Kerr and Mark S. Workentin* “Efficient Synthesis of Isoxazolidines Tethered Monolayer-Protected Gold Nanoparticles (MPGNs) via 1,3 Dipolar Cycloadditions under High-Pressure Conditions” J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 1099-1105. 
dipolar cycloaddition on AuNP
D. C. Magri § and M. S. Workentin* “Bicyclic Diphenyl-Substituted Endoperoxides as Radical Clocks for the Heterogeneous Electron Transfer to Distonic Radical Anions” Chem. Eur. J., 2008, 14, 1698-1709.
J. J. Tindale , H. Holm, M. S. Workentin, O. A. Semeninkhin“Electrochemistry and Photoelectrochemistry of Two Donor-Acceptor Polythiophene Polymers with Acceptor Moieties in the Main Chain” J. Electroanalytical Chem. 2008, 612, 219-230.
M. Shamsipur, S. H. Kazemi, A. Alizadeh, M. F. Mousavi and M. S. Workentin, “Self-assembled monolayers of a hydroquinone-terminated alkanethiol onto gold surface. Interfacial electrochemistry and Michael-addition reaction with glutathione.” J. Electroanalytial Chem. 2007 , 610, 218-226.  
J. Zhu , M. Ganton, M. A. Kerr, M. S. Workentin* “Chemical Modifications of Monolayer-Protected Gold Nanoparticles Using High Pressure” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129 , 4904-4905.
HP on Au Diels alder
A. Belèn Meneses , S. Antonello, M. C. Arévalo*, C. C. Gonzáles,J. Sharma, A. N. Wallette, M. S. Workentin* and F. Maran* “Electron Transfer to Sulfides and Disulfides: Substituent Effects, Intrinsic Barriers, and Relationship between Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Electron Transfers” Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 7, 7983-7995.
F. Najjar , C. Andres-Barres, M. Baltas, C. Lacaze-Dufaure, D. C. Magri, M. S. Workentin, T. Tzedakis, “Electrochemical reduction of G3-factor Endoperoxide and its Methyl Ether: Evidence for a Competition between Concerted and Stepwise Dissociative Electron Transfer” Chem. Eur. J., 2007, 13, 1174-1179.
O. A. Semenikhin, M. M.D. Hossain and M. S. Workentin, “Photochemistry of Conducting Polymers Modified with Electron Acceptor Moities” J. Phys. Chem. B; 2006, 110, 20189-20196.
 J. Zhu, A. J. Kell and M. S. Workentin*, “A Retro-Diels Alder Reaction as an Alternative Route to Uncovering Maleimide-Modified Surfaces on Monolayer Protected Nanoparticles” Organic Letters, 2008, 8, 4993-4996.
Maleimide on Au concept
D. Nematollahi, M.S. Workentin and E. Tammari, “Electrochemical oxidation of catechol in the presence of cyclopentadiene. Investigation of electrochemically induced Diels–Alder reactions” Chem. Commun., 2006, 1631-1633.
Prior to 2005
Arnold J. Kell, Abdolhamid Alizadeh, Li Yang, Mark S. Workentin* "Monolayer-Protected Gold Nanoparticle Coalescence Induced by Photogenerated Radicals"  Langmuir 2005, 21(21); 9741-9746.
 Radical Evolution of size
Donald L. B. Stringle and Mark S. Workentin* "Regioselective S-O versus C-O Bond Cleavage in Sulfenate Ester Radical Anions" Can. J. Chem. 2005 83(9) 1473-1482. (Special Issue on Mechanistic Organic Chemistry).
Arnold J. Kell, Robert L. Donkers and Mark S. Workentin* “Core Size Effects on the Reactivity of Organic Substrates as Monolayers on Gold Nanoparticles”  Langmuir, 2005, 21 (2), 735 -742.
Core size
D. L. B. Stringle and Mark S. Workentin “Electron Transfer Reduction of Sulfenic Acid Esters: Evidence for Selective C-O bond Cleavage” In Proceedings for Organic and Bioorganic Electrochemistry Division, Electrochemical Society, 2004.
Jeff L. Sheppard, Arnold J. Kell, Emily Chung, Chad W. Sinclair, Mark S. Workentin, Dan Bizzotto, “Selective Reduction Desorption of a SAM Coated Gold Electrode Revealed Using Fluorescence Microscopy”   J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 8329-8335.
Brian Gorodetsky, Hema D. Samachetty, Robert L. Donkers, Mark S. Workentin* and Neil R. Branda*, “Reductive Electrochemical Ring-Closing of a Photochromic 1,2-Dithienylcyclopentene Dication” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.  2004,  43, 2812-2815.
Robert L. Donkers and Mark S. Workentin* “Elucidation of the Electron Transfer Reduction Mechanism Anthracene Endoperoxides” J. Am. Chem. Soc . 2004, 126, 1688-1698.
anthracene endoperoxide
David C. Magri and Mark S. Workentin*, “Model Dialkyl Peroxides of the Fenton Chemistry Mechanistic Probe 2-Methyl-1-Phenyl-2-Propyl Hydroperoxide: Kinetic Probes for Dissociative Electron Transfer” Org. Biomol. Chem., 2003, 1, 3418-3429.
Terry P. Lebold, Donald L. B. Stringle, Mark S. Workentin, and John F. Corrigan* “Functionlaizing the Surface of II-VI Clusters: Redox Active Centres on the Adamantoid Complex [Cd4Cl4{(SeC5H4)Fe(C5H5)}6]2-“  Chem. Comm. 2003, 1398-1399.
Donald L. B. Stringle, R. Nevin Campbell and Mark S. Workentin* “Radical Anion Chain Process Initiated by A Dissociative Electron Transfer a monocylic endoperoxide” Chem. Comm.  2003, 1246-1247.
Arnold J. Kell, Christopher Montcalm and Mark S. Workentin* “Photogeneration of a Diene Template for Surface Diels Alder Reactions: Photoenolisation of an ortho-Methyl Benzophenone Modified Au Cluster” Can. J. Chem, 2003, 81(6). Special issue in honor of Professor Donald Arnold.
Flavio Maran and Mark S. Workentin “ Dissociative Electron Transfer” Interface 2002, 11, 44-49.
Mark S. Workentin, Book Review on “Modern Aspects of Electrochemistry.” Edited by B. E. Conway and Ralph E. White  Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York.  Volume 35 ISBN: 0-306-46776-3. Appeared in Synthesis,  2002, 18, 2794
Donald L. B. Stringle and Mark S. Workentin*, “Electron Transfer to Endoperoxides. 3,3,6,6-tetraaryl-1,2-dioxanes as Mechanistic Probes” In Organic Electrochemistry: Manuel L. Baizer Award Symposium in Honor of Jean-Michel Saveant , M.S. Workentin, F. Maran and K. Chiba Eds., Electrochemical Society, 2002.
David C. Magri and Mark S. Workentin*, "Model Acyclic Peroxides of the Fenton Probe 2-methyl-1-phenyl-2-propyl hydroperoxide(MPPH): Kinetic Probes for Dissociative Electron Transfer" In Organic Electrochemistry: Manuel L. Baizer Award Symposium in Honor of Jean-Michel Saveant , M.S. Workentin, F. Maran and K. Chiba Eds.., Electrochemical Society, 2002.  
Donald L. B. Stringle and Mark S. Workentin*"Radicals and Radical Ions" Annual Reports on the Progress of Chemistry, Section B 2002,  98.
Mark S. Workentin, Book Review on “Electron Transfer in Chemistry.  Volume II:  Organic, Organometallic, and Inorganic Molecules.” Edited by Vincenzo Balzani (Universita di Bologna).  Wiley-VCH: Weinheim.  2001.  Volume 2 of a 5-volume set.  4200 pp (for set).  $1425.00 (for set).  ISBN: 3-527-29912-2 (for set). Appeared in J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002
Vittorio A. Sauro and Mark S. Workentin* “ The Redox Properties of Ferrocenyl Substituted Azines"  Can. J. Chem. 2002, 80, 250-262.
  Arnold J. Kell and Mark S. Workentin* “Aryl ketone Photochemistry on Monolayer Protected Clusters.  Utilization of the Norrish Type II Reaction as a Probe of Conformational Mobility and for Selective Surface Modification” Langmuir 2001, 17, 7355-7363.
Robert L. Donkers, Donald L. B. Stringle and Mark S. Workentin*"Radicals and Radical Ions" Annual Reports on the Progress of Chemistry, Section B 2001,  97, 345-392.
Robert L. Donkers and Mark S. Workentin* "Heterogeneous and Homogeneous Dissociative Electron Transfer Reduction of  Ascaridole and Dihydroascaridole-Model Bicyclic Endoperoxides of Systems of Biological Relevance." Chem. Eur. J.  2001, 7 4012-4020.
Marty W. Degroot, Michael W. Cockburb, Mark S. Workentin and John F. Corrigan* "Trialkylphosphine Stabilised Copper-Phenyltellurolate Complexes: From Small Molecules to Nanoclusters via Condensation Reactions" Inorg. Chem.  2001, 40, 4678-4685.
Robert L. Donkers and Mark S. Workentin*, “Dependence of the Mechanism of the Homogeneous Reduction of the Endoperoxide of 9,10-Diphenylanthracene on the Redox Properties of the Donor” In Conference Proceedings for Organic and Bioorganic Electrochemistry Division, Electrochemical Society, 2001.
Danial D. Wayner, Flavio Maran and Mark S. Workentin. “Kinetics and Mechanisms of Dissociative Reduction of C-X and X-X Bonds (X = O, S)” In Advances in Physical Organic Chemistry, Tidwell, T. T., Richard, J.P., Eds.Volume 36, 85-166; Academic Press, N.Y.
David C. Magri, Robert L. Donkers and  Mark S. Workentin* "Kinetics of the Photoinduced Electron Transfer Dissociative Reduction of the Antimalarial Endoperoxide, Artemisinin" Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology.  A. Chemistry. 2001, 138, 29-34.
Vittorio A. Sauro and Mark S. Workentin* "Evaluation  of the Extent of Conjugation in Symmetric and Asymmetric Aryl-Substituted Acetophenone Azines by Electrochemical Methods." J. Org. Chem.  2001, 66, 831-838.
Prior to 2000
Mark S. Workentin* and Robert L. Donkers "Radicals and Radical Ions" Annual Reports on the Progress of Chemistry, Section B 2000,  96, 399-443.
Vittorio A. Sauro, Jason L. Pitters, and Mark S. Workentin*“Cathodic Reduction of Aryl Azines: Evidence for Lack of Conjugation” In Organic Electrochemistry: Manuel L. Baizer Award Symposium in Honor of J. Simonet and J. W. P. Utley (4th) , A. Fry, E. Steckhan, and Y. Matsumura., Electrochemical Society, 2000.
Jason L. Pitters, Milan Kovar, Keith Griffiths, Peter Norton and Mark S. Workentin* "Reactive Intermediates on Metal Surfaces. A Ketene Monolayer on Single Crystal Platinum Generated by Photolysis of Pyridyl-a-Diazoketones." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2000, 39, No. 12, 2144-2147.
Arnold J. Kell, Donald L. B. Stringle and Mark S. Workentin* "Norrish Type II Photochemical Reaction of an Arylketone on a Monolayer Protected Gold Nanocluster.  Development of a Probe of Conformational Mobility." Organic Letters 2000, 2, 3381-3384.
Robert L. Donkers, Flavio Maran, Danial D. M. Wayner, and Mark S. Workentin*, "Kinetics and Temperature Dependence of the Reduction of Dialkyl Peroxides. New Insights into the Dynamics of Dissociative Electron Transfer" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1999, 121, 7239-7248.
Glorija J. Jocys and Mark S. Workentin* "a-Diazoketone Self-Assembled Monolayer Modified Electrode: A Proposed Photoreactive Template for Electrode Derivatization"  Chem. Comm. 1999, 839-840.
Muchall, H. M., Werstiuk, N. H.; Pitters, J.L.; Workentin, M.S. "A He(I) Ultraviolet Photoelectron Spectroscopic and Computational Study of the Electronic Structure of Phenyl and Pyridyl Diazoketones and Diazoesters" 1999, Tetrahedron, 55, 3767-3778.
Robert L. Donkers, Joseph Tse and Mark S. Workentin*, "O-Neophyl-Type 1,2-Phenyl Rearrangement Initiated by Electron Transfer: Development of Kinetic Probes of Dissociative Electron Transfer" J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Comm. 1999, 135-136.
Mark S. Workentin,* Tracy L. Morkin, Vernon D. Parker, and Danial D. M. Wayner,. "Remote Substituent Effects on the Reactivity of 9-Aryl and 9,10-Diarylanthracene Radical Cations with Anions and Amines." J. Phys. Chem. A., 1998, 102, 6503-6512.
Robert L. Donkers and Mark S. Workentin*, "First Determination of the Standard Potential or the Dissociative Reduction of the Antimalarial Agent Artemisinin." J. Phys. Chem. B. 1998, 102, 4061-4063.
Mark S. Workentin* and Robert L. Donkers, "Dissociative Electron Transfer Reduction of Biologically Relevant Bicyclic Endoperoxides. Determination of Thermochemical Parameters" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1998, 120, 2664-2665.
W.J. Leigh and M. S. Workentin, 1998, "Liquid Crystals as Solvents for Spectroscopic, Chemical Reaction, and Gas Chromatographic Applications" In Handbook of Liquid Crystals, Vol. 1; D. Demus, J. Goodby, G.W. Gray, H.-W. Spiess and V. Vill, eds., Wiley-VCH, Weinheim; Chapter IX.4, pp. 839-895.
Mark S. Workentin, Book Review on "Organic Photochemistry. Series: Molecular and Supramolecular Photochemistry, Vol. 1." Edited by V. Ramamurthy (Tulane University) and Kirk S. Schanze (University of Florida). Marcel Dekker: New York. 1997. X + 593 pp. $195.00 ISBN 0-9247012-0. Appeared in J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 3821.


Mark S. Workentin, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry and Centre for Advanced Materials and Biomaterials Research (CAMBR)

Western University
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