1. Z.M. Hudson, S. Wang, M.G. Helander, Z.-B. Wang and Z.H. Lu. “Host Materials for Single-Layer Phosphorescent OLEDs.” U.S. Patent Application No. 61/819,231 and Canadian Patent Application No. 2,814,679. Filed May 3, 2013.

  2. Z.M. Hudson, X. Wang and S. Wang. “Luminescent Compounds and Methods of Using Same.” U.S. Patent Application No. 61/780,123 and Canadian Patent Application No. 2,809,478, filed March 13, 2013. PCT International Application No. 2012-025-03PCT, filed March 13, 2014.

  3. Z.M. Hudson and S. Wang. “Methods of Making Luminescent Compounds.” U.S. Patent Application No. 61/780,156 and Canadian Patent Application No. 2,809,518, filed March 13, 2013.


  1. Synthesis of Polymeric Organic Semiconductors Using Semifluorinated Polymer Precursors 
    N.R. Paisley, C.M. Tonge, E.R. Sauvé, S.V. Halldorson and Z.M. Hudson
    2018, submitted

  2. Polymerization of Acrylates Based on n-Type Organic Semiconductors using Cu(0)-RDRP 
    C.M. Tonge, E.R. Sauvé, N.R. Paisley, J. E. Heyes and Z.M. Hudson
    Polym. Chem. 2018, accepted. DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00670A

  3. Cu(0)-RDRP of Acrylates based on p-Type Organic Semiconductors 
    E.R. Sauvé, C.M. Tonge, N.R. Paisley, S. Cheng and Z.M. Hudson
    Polym. Chem. 2018, 9, 1397-1403. DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00295A
    *Highlighted as Paper of the Month in Polymer Chemistry for March, 2018.

  4. Ti-Catalyzed Hydroamination for the Synthesis of Amine-Containing π-Conjugated Materials 
    H. Hao, K.A. Thompson, Z.M. Hudson and L.L. Schafer
    Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 5562-5568. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201704500

  5. Highly Photoluminescent Nonconjugated Polymers for Single-Layer Light Emitting Diodes 
    Z.A. Page, C.-Y. Chiu, B. Narupai, D.S. Laitar, S. Mukhopadhyay, A. Sokolov, Z.M. Hudson, R. Bou Zerdan, A.J. McGrath, J.W. Kramer, B.E. Barton, and C.J. Hawker
    ACS Photonics 2017, 4, 631-641. DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00994

  6. Chemoselective Radical Dehalogenation and C–C Bond Formation on Aryl Halide Substrates Using Organic Photoredox Catalysts 
    S.O. Poelma, G.L. Burnett, E.H. Discekici, K.M Mattson, N.J Treat, Y. Luo, Z.M Hudson, S.L. Shankel, P.G. Clark, J.W. Kramer, C.J. Hawker and J. Read de Alaniz
    J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 7155-7160. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b01034

  7. Transformation and Patterning of Supermicelles using Dynamic Holographic Assembly 
    O.E.C. Gould, H. Qiu, D.J. Lunn, J. Rowden, R.L Harniman, Z.M Hudson, M.A Winnik, M.J. Miles and I. Manners
    Nature Communications 2015, 6, 10009. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms10009

  8. Multidimensional Hierarchical Self-Assembly of Amphiphilic Cylindrical Block Comicelles 
    H. Qiu, Z.M. Hudson, M.A. Winnik and I. Manners
    Science 2015, 347, 1329-1332. DOI: 10.1126/science.1261816
    * Highlighted in Science: "Building Supermicelles from Simple Polymers," I.-H. Lee, S. Shin, and T.-L. Choi, 2015, 347, 1310-1311.

  9. Fluorous Cylindrical Micelles of Controlled Length by Crystallization-Driven Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers in Fluorinated Media 
    Z.M. Hudson, J. Qian, C.E. Boott, M.A. Winnik and I. Manners
    ACS Macro Lett. 2015, 4, 187-191. DOI:10.1021/mz500764n

  10. A Highly Reducing Metal-Free Photoredox Catalyst: Design and Application in Radical Dehalogenations 
    E.H Discekici, N.J Treat, S.O Poelma, K.M Mattson, Z.M Hudson, Y. Luo, C.J. Hawker and J. Read de Alaniz
    Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 11705-11708. 10.1039/C5CC04677G

  11. A Facile Synthesis of Catechol‐Functionalized Poly(ethylene oxide) Block and Random Copolymers 
    K.M Mattson, A.A. Latimer, A.J. McGrath, N.A. Lynd, P. Lundberg, Z.M Hudson, and C.J. Hawker
    J. Polym. Sci. A: Polym. Chem. 2015, 53, 2685-2692. 10.1002/pola.27749

  12. Triarylboron-Functionalized Metal Complexes for OLEDs: Chapter 8 in “Organometallics and Related Molecules for Energy Conversion" 
    Z.M. Hudson, X. Wang and S. Wang. W.-Y. Wong, Ed.
    Springer-Verlag: Heidelberg, 2015, pp. 207-239.

  13. Tailored Hierarchical Micelle Architectures using Living Crystallization-Driven Self-Assembly in Two Dimensions
    Z.M Hudson, C.E. Boott, M.E. Robinson, P.A. Rupar, M.A. Winnik and I. Manners
    Nature Chemistry 2014, 6, 893-898. DOI:10.1038/nchem.2038
    * Highlighted in Nature Chemistry: “Self-Assembly: Served on a Nanoplate,” C. Cai and J. Lin, 2014, 6, 857.

  14. Colour-Tunable Fluorescent Multiblock Micelles
    Z.M. Hudson, D.J. Lunn, M.A. Winnik and I. Manners
    Nature Communications 2014, 5:3372. DOI:10.1038/ncomms4372
    * Highlighted in Chemical and Engineering News: “Nanopixels of Any Color,” L.K. Wolf, 2014, 92, 30.

  15. Assembly and Disassembly of Ferrocene-Based Nanotubes
    Z.M. Hudson and I. Manners
    Science 2014, 422, 482-483 (Invited Perspective). DOI:10.1126/science.1254140

  16. Gradient Crystallization-Driven Self-Assembly: Cylindrical Micelles with “Patchy” Coronal Nanosegregation via the Coassembly of Linear and Brush Block Copolymers
    J.R. Finnegan, D.J. Lunn, O.E.C. Gould, Z.M. Hudson, G.R. Whittell, M.A. Winnik and I. Manners.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 13835-13844. DOI:10.1021/ja507121h

  17. Uniform, High Aspect Ratio Fiber-like Micelles and Block Co-Micelles with a Crystalline π-Conjugated Polythiophene Core by Self-Seeding
    J. Qian, X. Li, D.J. Lunn, J. Gwyther, Z.M. Hudson, E. Kynaston, P.A. Rupar, M.A. Winnik and I. Manners
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 4121-4124. DOI:10.1021/ja500661k

  18. Impact of Constitutional Isomerism on Phosphorescence and Anion-Sensing Properties of Donor-Acceptor Organoboron Pt(II) Complexes
    M.-N. Belzile, X. Wang, Z.M. Hudson and S. Wang
    Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 13696-13703. DOI:10.1039/C4DT01949K

  19. Highly Efficient Blue Phosphorescence from Triarylboron-Functionalized Platinum(II) Complexes of N-Heterocyclic Carbenes
    Z.M. Hudson, C. Sun, M.G. Helander, Y.-L. Chang, Z.-H. Lu and S. Wang
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 13930-13933. DOI:10.1021/ja3048656

  20. N-Heterocyclic Carbazole-Based Hosts for Simplified Single-Layer Phosphorescent OLEDs with High Efficiency
    Z.M. Hudson, Z.-B. Wang, M.G. Helander, Z.-H. Lu and S. Wang
    Adv. Mater. 2012, 24, 2922-2928. DOI:10.1002/adma.201200927

  21. Modulating the Photoisomerization of N,C-Chelate Organoboranes with Triplet Acceptors
    Z.M. Hudson, S.-B. Ko, S. Yamaguchi, and S. Wang
    Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 5610-5613. DOI:10.1021/ol302742g

  22. Efficient and High Yield One-Pot Synthesis of Cyclometalated Platinum(II) β-Diketonates at Ambient Temperature
    Z.M. Hudson, B.A. Blight and S. Wang
    Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 1700-1703. DOI:10.1021/ol300242f

  23. Double Cyclization/Aryl Migration Across an Alkyne Bond Enabled by Organoboryl and Diarylplatinum Groups
    C. Sun, Z.M. Hudson, L. D. Chen and S. Wang
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 5671-5674. DOI:10.1002/ange.201201781

  24. Highly Efficient Orange Electrophosphorescence from a Trifunctional Organoboron-Pt(II) Complex
    Z.M. Hudson, M.G. Helander, Z.-H. Lu and S. Wang
    Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 755-757. DOI:10.1039/C0CC04014B

  25. Switchable Three-State Fluorescence of a Nonconjugated Donor-Acceptor Triarylborane
    Z.M. Hudson, X.-Y. Liu and S. Wang
    Org. Lett.2011, 13, 300-303. DOI:10.1021/ol102749y

  26. Probing the Structural Origins of Vapochromism of a Triarylboron-Functionalized Pt(II) Acetylide by Optical and Multinuclear Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy
    Z.M. Hudson, C. Sun, K.J. Harris, B.E.G. Lucier, R.W. Schurko and S. Wang
    Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 3447-3457. DOI:10.1021/ic102349h

  27. Nonconjugated Dimesitylboryl-Functionalized Phenylpyridines and Their Cyclometalated Platinum(II) Complexes
    Z.M. Hudson and S. Wang
    Organometallics 2011, 30, 4695-4701. DOI:10.1021/om200539r

  28. Metal-Containing Triarylboranes: Photophysical Properties and Applications
    Z.M. Hudson and S. Wang
    Dalton Trans. 2011, 40, 7805-7816. DOI:10.1039/C1DT10292C
    * Selected as cover article

  29. Unlocking the Full Potential of Organic Light-Emitting Diodes on Flexible Plastic
    Z.-B. Wang, M.G. Helander, D.P. Puzzo, Z.M. Hudson, S. Wang and Z.-H. Lu
    Nature Photonics 2011, 5, 737-757. DOI:10.1038/nphoton.2011.259

  30. Triarylboron-functionalized 8-Hydroxyquinolines and their Aluminum(III) Complexes
    V. Zlojutro, Y. Sun, Z.M. Hudson, and S. Wang
    Chem. Commun. 2011, 3837-3839. DOI:10.1039/C0CC04573J

  31. Pt(II) Complex Based Phosphorescent Organic Light Emitting Diodes with External Quantum Efficiencies Above 20%
    Z.-B. Wang, M.G. Helander, Z.M. Hudson, J. Qiu, S. Wang and Z.-H. Lu
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 2011, 98, 213301. DOI:10.1063/1.3593495

  32. Tuning and Switching MLCT Phosphorescence of [Ru(bpy)3]2+ Complexes with Triarylboranes and Anions
    Y. Sun, Z.M. Hudson, Y.-L. Rao and S. Wang
    Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 3373-3378. DOI:10.1021/ic1021966

  33. A Polyboryl-Functionalized Triazine as an Electron-Transport Material for OLEDs
    C. Sun, Z.M. Hudson, M.G. Helander, Z.-H. Lu and S. Wang
    Organometallics 2011, 30, 5552-5555. DOI:10.1021/om2007979

  34. Enhancing Phosphorescence and Electrophosphorescence Efficiency of Cyclometalated Pt(II) Compounds with Triarylboron
    Z.M. Hudson, C. Sun, M.G. Helander, H. Amarne, Z.-H. Lu, and S. Wang
    Adv. Funct. Mater. 2010, 20, 3426-3439. DOI:10.1002/adfm.201000904

  35. Linear and Star-Shaped Benzimidazolyl Derivatives: Syntheses, Photophysical Properties and Use as Highly Efficient Electron Transport Materials in OLEDs
    W. White, Z.M. Hudson, X. Feng, S. Han, Z.-H. Lu and S. Wang
    Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 892-899. DOI:10.1039/B918203A

  36. Reactivity of Aryldimesitylboranes under Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling Conditions
    N. Wang, Z.M. Hudson and S. Wang
    Organometallics 2010, 29, 4007-4011. DOI:10.1021/om1006903

  37. Impact of Donor−Acceptor Geometry and Metal Chelation on Photophysical Properties and Applications of Triarylboranes
    Z.M. Hudson and S. Wang
    Acc. Chem. Res. 2009, 42, 1584-1596. DOI:10.1021/ar900072u

  38. Switchable Ambient-Temperature Singlet-Triplet Dual Emission in Triarylboron-Pt(II) Complexes
    Z.M. Hudson, S.-B. Zhao, R.-Y. Wang and S. Wang
    Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 6131-6137. DOI:10.1002/chem.200900641
    * Selected as Cover Article

  39. Enhancing the Photochemical Stability of N,C-Chelate Boryl Compounds: C-C Bond Formation versus C=C Bond cis, trans-Isomerization
    C. Baik, Z.M. Hudson, H. Amarne and S. Wang
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 14549–14559. DOI:10.1021/ja906430s
    * Highlighted in Synfacts, 2009, 12, 1348.

  40. The structure of an anionic coordination polymer {K2[Pt2 Ag8(2,2'-bipy)2(O2CCF3)14]}n
    Z.M. Hudson, Y. Sun, B. Ross, R.Y. Wang, and S. Wang
    Acta Cryst. C 2009, 65, m328-m330. DOI:10.1107/S010827010902839X

  41. Impact of the Linker on the Electronic and Luminescent Properties of Diboryl Compounds: Molecules with Two BMes2 Groups and The Peculiar Behavior of 1,6-(BMes2)2pyrene
    S.-B. Zhao, P. Wücher, Z.M. Hudson, T.M. McCormick, X.-Y. Liu, S. Wang, X.-D. Feng, and Z.-H. Lu
    Organometallics 2008, 27, 6446-6456. DOI:10.1021/om800856g

  42. The Influence of Alkoxy Chain Length on the Ferroelectric Properties of Chiral Fluorenol Liquid Crystals
    J.C. Roberts, Z.M. Hudson, and R.P. Lemieux
    J. Mater. Chem. 2008, 18, 3361-3365. DOI:10.1039/B804673E

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