Patents

  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.

Publications

    2020 & Forthcoming Work

  1. Blue to Yellow Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence with Quantum Yields Near Unity in Acrylic Polymers Based on D-π-A Pyrimidines 
    A. M. Polgar, J. Poisson, N. R. Paisley, C. J. Christopherson, A. C. Reyes and Z. M. Hudson
    2020, submitted.

  2. Stimuli-Responsive Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence in Polymer Nanoparticles and Thin Films: Applications in Chemical Sensing and Imaging 
    N. R. Paisley, C. M. Tonge and Z. M. Hudson
    2020, submitted.

  3. 1,8-Naphthalimide-Based Polymers Exhibiting Deep-Red Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence and their Application in Ratiometric Temperature Sensing 
    C. J. Christopherson, D. M. Mayder, J. Poisson, N. R. Paisley, C. M. Tonge and Z. M. Hudson
    2020, submitted.

  4. Organization of Chromophores into Multiblock Bottlebrush Nanofibers Allows for Regulation of Energy Transfer Processes 
    E. R. Sauvé, C. M. Tonge and Z. M. Hudson
    2020, submitted.

  5. Bis(hexamethylazatriangulene)sulfone: A High-Stability Deep Blue-Violet Fluorophore with 100% Quantum Yield and CIEy < 0.03 
    C. M. Tonge, J. Zeng, Z. Zhao, B. Z. Tang and Z. M. Hudson
    2020, submitted.

  6. Polymer Crystallization by Photochemical Dimerization of a PDMS Copolymer 
    T. Wright, Y. Petel, C. Zellman, E. R. Sauvé, Z. M. Hudson, C. Michal, and M. O. Wolf
    Chem. Sci. 2020, ASAP. DOI:10.1039/C9SC06235A

  7. Color-Tunable Thermally-Activated Delayed Fluorescence in Oxadiazole-Based Acrylic Copolymers: Photophysical Properties and Applications in Ratiometric Oxygen Sensing 
    C. M. Tonge, N. R. Paisley, A. M. Polgar, K. Lix, W. R. Algar and Z. M. Hudson
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2020, 12, 6525-6535. DOI:10.1021/acsami.9b22464

  8. Self-Assembly of Luminescent Triblock Bottlebrush Copolymers in Solution 
    F. Shao, Y. Wang, C. M. Tonge, E. R. Sauvé, and Z. M. Hudson
    Polym. Chem. 2020, 11, 1062 - 1071. DOI:10.1039/C9PY01695C

  9. Tunable Benzothiadiazole-Based Donor-Acceptor Materials for Two-Photon Excited Fluorescence 
    N. R. Paisley, C. M. Tonge, D. M. Mayder, K. A. Thompson, and Z. M. Hudson
    Mater. Chem. Front. 2020, 4, 555 - 566. DOI:10.1039/C9QM00627C

  10. Dextran-Functionalization of Semiconducting Polymer Dots and Conjugation with Tetrameric Antibody Complexes for Bioanalysis and Imaging 
    K. Lix, M. V. Tran, M. Massey, K. Rees, E. R. Sauvé, Z. M. Hudson, and W. R. Algar
    ACS Appl. Bio. Mater. 2020, 3, 432-440. DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.9b00899

  11. Donor-Acceptor Materials Exhibiting Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence using a Planarized N-phenylbenzimidazole Acceptor 
    E. R. Sauvé, J. Paeng, S. Yamaguchi and Z. M. Hudson
    J. Org. Chem. 2020, 85, 108-117. DOI:10.1021/acs.joc.9b02283

  12. 2019
  13. Aggregation-Induced Energy Transfer in Colour-Tunable Multiblock Bottlebrush Nanofibers 
    E. R. Sauvé, C. M. Tonge and Z. M. Hudson
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 16422-16431. DOI:10.1021/jacs.9b08133

  14. Interface-Dependent Aggregation-Induced Delayed Fluorescence in Bottlebrush Polymer Nanofibers 
    C. M. Tonge and Z. M. Hudson
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 13970-13976. DOI:10.1021/jacs.9b07156

  15. Self-Assembly of Giant Bottlebrush Block Copolymer Surfactants from Luminescent Organic Electronic Materials 
    Y. Wang, F. Shao, E. R. Sauvé, C. M. Tonge and Z. M. Hudson
    Soft Matter, 2019, 15, 5421-5430. DOI: 10.1039/C9SM00931K

  16. Cu(0)-RDRP as an Efficient and Low-Cost Synthetic Route to Blue-Emissive Polymers for OLEDs 
    C. M. Tonge, F. Yuan, Z.-H. Lu and Z. M. Hudson
    Polym. Chem., 2019, 10, 3288-3297. DOI: 10.1039/C9PY00294D

  17. Fluorescent Heterotelechelic Single-Chain Polymer Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Spectroscopy and Cellular Imaging  
    D. N. F. Bajj, M. V. Tran, H.-Y. Tsai, H. Kim, N. R. Paisley, W. R. Algar and Z. M. Hudson
    ACS Appl. Nano Mater., 2019, 2, 898–909. DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.8b02149

  18. 2018
  19. An Efficient Room-Temperature Synthesis of Highly Phosphorescent Styrenic Pt(II) Complexes and their Polymerization by ATRP 
    D. M. Mayder, K. A. Thompson, C. J. Christopherson, N. R. Paisley, and Z. M. Hudson
    Polym. Chem., 2018, 9, 5418 - 5425. DOI:10.1039/C8PY01337C
    *Selected as Cover Article

  20. Multiblock Bottlebrush Nanofibers from Organic Electronic Materials 
    C. M. Tonge, E. R. Sauvé, S. Cheng, T. A. Howard and Z. M. Hudson
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 11599–11603. DOI:10.1021/jacs.8b07915

  21. Synthesis of Phosphorescent Iridium-Containing Acrylic Monomers and their Room-Temperature Polymerization by Cu(0)-RDRP 
    C. J. Christopherson, Z. S. Hackett, E. R. Sauvé, N. R. Paisley, C. M. Tonge, D. M. Mayder and Z. M. Hudson
    J. Polym. Sci. A: Polym. Chem. 2018, 56, 2539–2546. DOI:10.1002/pola.29233
    *Selected as Cover Article

  22. 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
    J. Polym. Sci. A: Polym. Chem. 2018, 56, 2183–2191. DOI:10.1002/pola.29183

  23. 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, 9, 3359-3367. DOI:10.1039/C8PY00670A
    *Highlighted in Advances in Engineering: Copper Wire Makes Polymers for Plastic Electronics, August, 2018.

  24. 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.

  25. 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

  26. 2017
  27. 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

  28. 2016
  29. 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

  30. 2015
  31. 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

  32. 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.

  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. 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

  36. 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.

  37. 2014
  38. 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.

  39. 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.

  40. 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

  41. 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

  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. 2012
  45. 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

  46. 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

  47. 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

  48. 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

  49. 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

  50. 2011
  51. 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

  52. 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

  53. 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

  54. 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

  55. 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

  56. 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

  57. 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

  58. 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

  59. 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

  60. 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

  61. 2010
  62. 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

  63. 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

  64. 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

  65. 2009
  66. 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

  67. 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

  68. 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.

  69. 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

  70. 2008
  71. 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

  72. 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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