The Ciszek Group

Recent News

9/2014 - Ciszek and Killelea groups host the local AVS

7/2014 - Jake gets tenure

5/2014 - Dan joins the lab

5/2014 - Haejun joins the lab

5/2014 - Chris leaves for med school

5/2014 - Shawn has been awarded a Mulcahy Scholarship

4/2014 - Matt leaves for the Army Research Lab

4/2014 - Brittni has been awarded a Schmitt Fellowship

4/2014 - Matt's paper has been accepted by the Journal of Organic Chemistry

Publications

[31] Deye, G. J.; Vicente, J. R.; Dalke, S. M.; Piranej, S.; Chen, J.; Ciszek, J. W. “The Role of Thermal Activation and Molecular Structure on the Reaction of Molecular Surfaces” Langmuir 2017, 33, 8140. journal link

[30] Hopwood, J. P.; Ciszek, J. W. “Solid state and surface effects in thin-film molecular switches” Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2017, 16, 1095. journal link

[29] Piranej, S.; Turner, D. A.; Dalke, S. M.; Park, H.; Qualizza, B. A.; Vicente, J.; Chen, J.; Ciszek, J. W. “Tunable interfaces on tetracene and pentacene thin-films via monolayers” CrystEngComm. 2016, 18, 6062. open access .pdf SI

[28] Qualizza, B. A.; Ciszek, J. W. “Experimental survey of the kinetics of acene Diels–Alder reactions” J. Phys. Org. Chem. 2015, 28, 629. journal link

[27] Bartucci, M. A.; Ciszek, J. W. “Substituent parameters impacting isomer composition and optical properties of dihydroindolizine molecular switches” J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 5586. journal link

[26] Bartucci, M. A.; Florián, J.; Ciszek, J. W. “Spectroscopic evidence of work function alterations due to photoswitchable monolayers on gold surfaces” J. Phys. Chem. C 2013, 117, 19471. open access .pdf SI

[25] Qualizza, B. A.; Prasad, S.; Chiarelli, M. P.; Ciszek, J. W. “Functionalization of organic semiconductor crystals via the Diels–Alder reaction” Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 4495. open access .pdf SI

[24] Stine, R.; Ciszek, J. W.; Barlow, D. E.; Lee, W.-K.; Robinson, J. T.; Sheehan, P. E. “High-density amine-terminated monolayers formed on fluorinated CVD-grown graphene” Langmuir 2012, 28, 7957. journal link

[23] Bartucci, M. A; Wierzbicki, P.; Gwengo, C.; Shajan, S.; Hussain, S.; Ciszek, J. W. “Synthesis of dihydroindolizines (DHIs) for potential photoinduced work function alteration” Tetrahedron Lett. 2010, 51, 6839. journal link

[22] Ciszek, J. W.; Huang, L.; Tsonchev, S.; Wang,Y.; Shull, K. R.; Ratner, M. A.; Schatz, G. C. Mirkin, C. A. “Assembly of Nanorods into Designer Superstructures: The Role of Templating, Capillary Forces, Adhesion, and Polymer Hydration” ACS Nano 2010, 4, 259. journal link

[21] Scott, G. D.; Keane, Z. K.; Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M.; Natelson, D. “Universal scaling of nonequilibrium transport in the Kondo regime of single molecule transistor devices” Phys. Rev. B. 2009, 79, 165413. open access .pdf

[20] Lim, J. K.; Ciszek, J. W.; Jang, J.-W.; Huo, F.; Hwang, S.; Mirkin, C. A. “Actuation of self-assembled two-component rodlike nanostructures” Nano Lett. 2008, 8, 4441. journal link

[19] Natelson, D.; Yu, L. H.; Keane, Z. K.; Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M. “Anomalous gate dependence of the Kondo effect in single-molecule transistors” Phys. B 2008, 403, 1526. journal link

[18] Ciszek, J. W.; Huang, L.; Wang, Y.; Mirkin, C. A. “Kinetically-controlled, shape-directed assembly of nanorods” Small 2008, 4, 206. journal link

[17] Ward, D. R; Halas, N. J.; Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M.; Wu, Y.; Nordlander, P.; Natelson, D. “Simultaneous measurements of electronic conduction and Raman response in molecular junctions” Nano Lett. 2008, 8, 919. journal link

[16] Robey, S. W.; Ciszek J. W.; Tour, J. M. “Effects of substitution on reorganization energies in oligo(-phenylene ethynylene) molecular wires: implications for negative differential resistance” J. Phys Chem. C 2007, 111, 17206. journal link

[15] Watkins, N. J.; Zangmeister, C. D.; Chan, C. K.; Zhao, W.; Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M.; Kahn, A.; van Zee, R. D. “Electron spectra of a self-assembled monolayer on gold: inverse photoemission and two-photon photoemission spectroscopy” Chem. Phys. Lett. 2007, 446, 359. journal link

[14] He, J.; Fu, Q.; Lindsay, S.; Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M. “The electrochemical origin of voltage controlled molecule conductance switching” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 14828. journal link

[13] Keane, Z. K.; Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M.; Natelson, D. “Three-terminal devices to examine single molecule conductance switching” Nano Lett. 2006, 6, 1518. open access .pdf

[12] Long, D. P.; Lazorcik, J. L.; Mantooth, B. A.; Moore, M. H.; Ratner, M. A.; Troisi, A.; Yao, Y.; Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M.; Shashidhar, R. “Effects of hydration on molecular junction transport” Nature Mater. 2006, 5, 901. journal link

[11] Hamadani, B. H.; Corley, D. A.; Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M.; Natelson, D. “Controlling charge injection in organic field-effect transistors using self-assembled monolayers” Nano Lett. 2006, 6, 1303. journal link

[10] Moore, A. M.; Dameron, A. A.; Mantooth, B. A.; Smith, R. K.; Fuchs, D. J.; Ciszek, J. W.; Maya, F.; Yao, Y.; Tour, J. M.; Weiss, P. S. “Molecular engineering and measurement to test hypothesized mechanisms in single molecule conductance switching” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 1959. journal link

[9] Lörtscher, E.; Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M.; Riel, H. “Reversible and controllable switching of a single-molecule junction” Small 2006, 2, 973. journal link

[8] Ciszek, J. W.; Keane, Z. K.; Cheng, L.; Stewart, M. P.; Yu, L. H.; Natelson, D.; Tour, J. M. “Neutral complexes of first row transition metals bearing unbound thiol derivatives and their assembly on metallic surfaces” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 3179. journal link

[7] Natelson, D.; Yu, L. H.; Ciszek, J. W.; Keane, Z. K.; Tour, J. M. “Single-molecule transistors: electron transfer in the solid state” Chem. Phys. 2006, 324, 267. open access .pdf

[6] Yu, L. H.; Keane, Z. K.; Ciszek, J. W.; Cheng, L.; Tour, J. M.; Baruah, T.; Pederson, M. R.; Natelson, D., “Kondo resonances and anomalous gate dependence in the electrical conductivity of single-molecule transistors” Phys. Rev. Lett. 2005, 95, 256803. open access .pdf

[5] Ciszek, J. W.; Tour. J. M. “Mechanistic implications of the assembly of organic thiocyanates on precious metals” Chem. Mater. 2005, 17, 5684. journal link

[4] Yu, L. H.; Keane, Z. K.; Ciszek, J. W.; Cheng, L.; Stewart, M. P.; Tour, J. M.; Natelson, D. “Inelastic electron tunneling via molecular vibrations in single-molecule transistors” Phys. Rev. Lett. 2004, 93, 266802. open access .pdf

[3] Ciszek, J. W.; Stewart, M. P.; Tour, J. M. “Spontaneous assembly of organic thiocyanates on gold surfaces: Alternative precursors for gold thiolate assemblies” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 13172. journal link

[2] Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M. “Synthesis of ladder polyaromatics as new molecular device candidates” Tetrahedron Lett. 2004, 45, 2801. journal link

[1] Dameron, A. A.; Ciszek, J. W.; Tour, J. M.; Weiss, P. S. “Effects of hindered internal rotation on packing and conductance of self-assembled monolayers” J. Phys Chem. B 2004, 108, 16761. journal link

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