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. Towards Biodegradable Electronics: Ionic Diode Based on a Cellulose Nanocrystals-Agarose Hydrogel 
    K. Nyamayaro, P. Keyvani, F. D'Acierno, J. Poisson, Z. M. Hudson, C. Michal, J. Madden, S. Hatzikiriakos, P. Mehrkhodavandi
    2020, in revision.

  2. Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence in 1,3,4-Oxadiazoles with π-Extended Donors 
    D. M. Mayder, C. M. Tonge and Z. M. Hudson
    J. Org. Chem. 2020, 85, 11094-11103. DOI:10.1021/acs.joc.0c00908.

  3. Thermally Assisted Fluorescent Polymers: Polycyclic Aromatic Materials for High Color Purity and White Light Emission 
    A. M. Polgar, C. M. Tonge, C. J. Christopherson, N. R. Paisley, A. C. Reyes and Z. M. Hudson
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12, 38602-38613. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c07892.

  4. 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
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12, 20000-20011. DOI:10.1021/acsami.0c05257.

  5. Bis(hexamethylazatriangulene)sulfone: A High-Stability Deep Blue-Violet Fluorophore with 100% Quantum Yield and CIEy < 0.07 
    C. M. Tonge, J. Zeng, Z. Zhao, B. Z. Tang and Z. M. Hudson
    J. Mater. Chem. C 2020, 8, 5150-5155. DOI:10.1039/C9TC05938E.

  6. 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
    Front. Chem. 2020, 8, 229. DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2020.00229. Invited contribution to special issue on TADF.

  7. 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
    Macromolecules 2020, 53, 2039-2050. DOI:10.1021/acs.macromol.0c00287.

  8. Organization of Chromophores into Multiblock Bottlebrush Nanofibers Allows for Regulation of Energy Transfer Processes 
    E. R. Sauvé, C. M. Tonge and Z. M. Hudson
    Chem. Mater. 2020, 32, 2208-2219. DOI:10.1021/acs.chemmater.0c00224.

  9. Room Temperature Crystallization of Amorphous Polysiloxane usiung Photodimerization. 
    T. Wright, Y. Petel, C. O. Zellman, E. R. Sauvé, Z. M. Hudson, C. A. Michal and M. O. Wolf
    Chem. Sci. 2020, 11, 3081-3088. DOI:10.1039/C9SC06235A

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 2019
  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 2018
  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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.

  26. 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.

  27. 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 2018, 56, 2539–2546. DOI:10.1002/pola.29233
    *Selected as Cover Article

  28. 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 2018, 56, 2183–2191. DOI:10.1002/pola.29183

  29. 2017
  30. 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

  31. 2016
  32. 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

  33. 2015
  34. 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

  35. 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.

  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. 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.

  40. 2014
  41. 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.

  42. 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.

  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. 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

  46. 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

  47. 2012
  48. 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

  49. 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

  50. 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

  51. 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

  52. 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

  53. 2011
  54. 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

  55. 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

  56. 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

  57. 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

  58. 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

  59. 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

  60. 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

  61. 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

  62. 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

  63. 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

  64. 2010
  65. 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

  66. 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

  67. 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

  68. 2009
  69. 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

  70. 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

  71. 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.

  72. 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

  73. 2008
  74. 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

  75. 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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