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. 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 Craig J. Hawker
    ACS Photonics 2017, ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.6b00994

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. 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.

  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. 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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