Publications

(201) Liu, Chunming; Kubo, Kaori; Wang, Endian; Han, Kyu-Sung; Yang, Feng; Chen, Guanqun; Escobedo, Fernando A.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Chen, Peng. Single polymer growth dynamics. Science, 2017, 358, 352–355.

doi: 10.1126/science.aan6837

(200) Maria J.;Nathan J.Coates, Geoffrey W. Reversible-deactivation anionic alternating ring-opening copolymerization of epoxides and cyclic anhydrides: access to orthogonally functionalizable multiblock aliphatic polyesters. Chem. Sci., 2018, Advance Article

doi: 10.1039/C7SC03643D

(199) , C. Tyler; , Jamie; , Kristina M.; , Geoffrey W.; , Stefan and Kevin J. T. Rapid Analysis of Tetrakis(dialkylamino)phosphonium Stability in Alkaline Media. Organometallics201736pp 4038–4046.

doi: 10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00663

(198) , Megan E.; Sanford,  , Lauren A.; , Christine R.; M, Mukunda; , Nathan J.; , Devon M.; , Christopher J.; , Geoffrey W. and William B. Mechanistic Insights into the Alternating Copolymerization of Epoxides and Cyclic Anhydrides Using a (Salph)AlCl and Iminium Salt Catalytic System. J. Am. Chem. Soc.201713915222–15231.

doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b09079

(197) O’Connor, Kyle S.; Lamb, Jessica R.; Vaidya, Tulaza; Klimovica, Kristine; LaPointe, Anne M.; Daugulis, Olafs; Coates, Geoffrey W. Understanding the Insertion Pathways and Chain Walking Mechanisms of α-Diimine Nickel Catalysts for α-Olefin Polymerization: A 13C NMR Spectroscopic Investigation. Macromolecules 2017, 50, 7010 – 7027.

doi/10.1021/acs.macromol.7b01150

(196) Domski, Gregory J.; Eagan, James M.; De Rosa, Claudio; Di Girolamo, Rocco; LaPointe, Anne M.; Lobkovsky, Emil, B.; Talarico, Giovanni; Coates, Geoffrey W. Combined Experimental and Theoretical Approach for Living and Isoselective Propylene Polymerization. ACS Catalysis 2017, 7, 6930-6937.

doi:10.1021/acscatal.7b02107

(195) Shen, Luxi; Mizutani, Masato; Rodríguez-Calero, Gabriel G.; Hernández-Burgos, Kenneth; Truong, T.-Tam; Coates, Geoffrey W.; Abruna, Hector, D. Hybrid Organic Electrodes: The Rational Design and Synthesis of High-Energy Redox-Active Pendant Functionalized Polypyrroles for Electrochemical Energy Storage. Journal of The Electrochemical Society 2017, 164, A1946-A1951.

doi:10.1149/2.0841709jes

 

(194) Childers, M. Ian; Vitek, Andrew K.; Morris, Lilliana S.; Widger, Peter C. B.; Ahmed, Syud M.; Zimmerman, Paul M.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Isospecific, Chain Shuttling Polymerization of Propylene Oxide Using a Bimetallic Chromium Catalyst: A New Route to Semicrystalline Polyols. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 11048–11054.

(193) Trigg, Edward, B.; Tiegs, Brandon J.; Coates, Geoffrey W.; Winey, Karen I. High Morphological Order in a Nearly Precise Acid-Containing Polymer and Ionomer. ACS Macro Lett., 2017, 6, 947–951.

doi:10.1021/acsmacrolett.7b00450

(192) Eagan, James M.; Xu, Jun;Di Girolamo, Rocco; Thurber, Christopher; Macosko, Christopher W.; LaPointe, Anne M.; Bates, Frank S. Coates, Geoffrey W. Combining polyethylene and polypropylene: Enhanced performance with PE/iPP multiblock polymers. Science 2017, 814-816.

doi:10.1126/science.aah5744

(191) Longo, Julie M.; Sanford, Maria J.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Ring-Opening Copolymerization of Epoxides and Cyclic Anhydrides with Discrete Metal Complexes: Structure–Property Relationships. Chem. Rev. 2016, 116, 15167–15197.

cr-2016-005532_0057

doi:10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00553

(190) Dunn, Erin W.; Lamb, Jessica R.; LaPointe, Anne M.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Carbonylation of Ethylene Oxide to β‑Propiolactone: A Facile Route to Poly(3-hydroxypropionate) and Acrylic Acid. ACS Catalysis  2016, 6, 8219−8223.

cs-2016-02773t_0006

doi:10.1021/acscatal.6b02773

(189) O’Connor, Kyle S.; Watts, Annabelle; Vaidya, Tulaza; LaPointe, Anne M.; Hillmyer, Marc A.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Controlled Chain Walking for the Synthesis of Thermoplastic Polyolefin Elastomers: Synthesis, Structure, and Properties. Macromolecules 2016, 49, 6743–6751.

ma-2016-01567v_0001

doi: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01567

(188) Sanford, Maria J.; Pena Carrodeguas, Leticia; Van Zee, Nathan J.; Kleij, Arjan W.; Coates, Geoffrey W.  Alternating Copolymerization of Propylene Oxide and Cyclohexene Oxide with Tricyclic Anhydrides: Access to Partially Renewable Aliphatic Polyesters with High Glass Transition Temperatures. Macromolecules 2016, 49, 6394–6400.

ma-2016-014256_0005

doi: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01425

(187) Long, Brian K.; Eagan, James M.; Mulzer, Michael; Coates, G. W. Semi-Crystalline Polar Polyethylene: Ester-Functionalized Linear Polyolefins Enabled by a Functional Group Tolerant, Cationic Nickel Catalyst. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 7106−7110.

anie201601703-toc-0001-m

doi:10.1002/anie.201601703

(186) Womble, C. Tyler.; Coates, G. W.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Noonan, K. J. T. Tetrakis(dialkylamino)phosphonium Polyelectrolytes Prepared by Reversible Addition Fragmentation Chain Transfer Polymerization. ACS Macro Lett. 2016, 5, 253−257.

mz-2015-00910h_0007

doi:10.1021/acsmacrolett.5b00910

(185) De Rosa, Claudio; Di Girolamo, Rocco; Auriemma, Finizia; D’Avino, Maria; Talarico, Giovanni; Cioce, Claudia; Scoti, Miriam; Coates, G. W.; Lotz, Bernard. Oriented Microstructures of Crystalline-Crystalline Block Copolymers Induced by Epitaxy and Competitive and Confined Crystallization. Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 5576−5586.

ma-2016-00705c_0009

doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00705

(184) Pesko, Danielle M.; Jung, Yukyung; Hasan, Alexandra L.; Webb, Michael A.; Coates, G. W.; Miller, T. F., III; Balsara, N. P. Effect of monomer structure on ionic conductivity in a systematic set of polyester electrolytes. Solid State Ionics, 2016, 289, 118−124.

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doi:10.1016/j.ssi.2016.02.020

(183) Zheng, Qi; Ma, Lin; Khurana, Rachna; Archer, Lynden A.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Structure–property study of cross-linked hydrocarbon/poly(ethylene oxide) electrolytes with superior conductivity and dendrite resistance. Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 6832-6838 .

(182) Pesko, Danielle M.; Webb, Michael A.; Jung, Yukyung; Zheng, Qi; Miller, Thomas F.; Coates, Geoffrey W.; Balsara, Nitash P. Universal Relationship between Conductivity and Solvation-Site Connectivity in Ether-Based Polymer Electrolytes. Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 5244–5255.

ma-2016-00851s_0014doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00851

(181) John, Alex; Miranda, Maria O.; Ding, Keying, Dereli, Busra, Ortuno, Manuel A.; LaPointe, Anne M.; Coates, Geoffrey W.; Cramer, Christopher J.; Tolman, William B. Nickel Catalysts for the Dehydrative Decarbonylation of Carboxylic Acids to Alkenes. Organometallics, 2016, 35, 2391–2400.

om-2016-004152_0013

doi:10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00415

(180) DiCiccio, Angela M.; Longo, Julie M.; Rodriguez-Calero, Gabriel G.; Coates, G.W. Development of Highly Active and Regioselective Catalysts for the Copolymerization of Epoxides with Cyclic Anhydrides: An Unanticipated Effect of Electronic Variation. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 7107-7113.

ja-2016-03113b_0012doi:10.1021/jacs.6b03113

(179) Van Zee, Nathan J.; Sanford, Maria J.; Coates, G.W. Electronic Effects of Aluminum Complexes in the Copolymerization of Propylene Oxide with Tricyclic Anhydrides: Access to Well-Defined, Functionalizable Aliphatic Polyesters. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 2755–2761.

ja-2015-12888p_0007

doi: 10.1021/jacs.5b12888

(178) Tiegs, Brandon J.; Sarkar, Soumya; Condo, Anthony M.; Keresztes, Ivan; Coates, G. W. Rapid Determination of Polymer Stereoregularity Using Band- Selective 2D HSQC. ACS Macro Lett. 2016, 5, 181−184.

mz-2015-00866g_0006

doi:10.1021/acsmacrolett.5b00866

(177) Lamb, Jessica R.; Mulzer, Michael.; LaPointe, Anne M.; Coates, G. W. Regioselective Isomerization of 2,3-Disubstituted Epoxides to Ketones: An Alternative to the Wacker Oxidation of Internal Alkenes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 15049−15054.

ja-2015-104197_0010

doi: 10.1021/jacs.5b10419

(176) Ohtaki, Hisashi.; Deplace, Fanny; Vo, Giang D.; LaPointe, Anne M.; Shimizu, Fumihiko; Sugano, Toshihiko; Kramer, Edward J.; Fredrickson, Glenn H.; Coates, G. W. Allyl-Terminated Polypropylene Macromonomers: A Route to Polyolefin Elastomers with Excellent Elastic Behavior. Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 7489−7494.

ma-2015-019759_0005

doi: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b01975

(175) Cowman, Christina D.; Padget, Elliot; Tan, Kwan Wee; Hovden, Robert; Gu, Yibei; Andrejvic, Nina; Muller, David; Coates, Geoffrey W.; Weisner, Ulrich. Multicomponent Nanomaterials with Complex Networked Architectures from Orthogonal Degradation and Binary Metal Backfilling in ABC Triblock Terpolymers. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 6026–6033.167_TOCdoi: 10.1021/jacs.5b01915

(174) Hugar, Kristina M.; Kostalik IV, Henry A.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Imidazolium Cations with Exceptional Alkaline Stability: A Systematic Study of Structure–Stability Relationships.  J.Am. Chem. Soc., 2015137, 8730–8737.

168_TOCdoi: 10.1021/jacs.5b02879

(173)  Webb, Michael A.; Jung, Yukyung; Pesko, Danielle M.; Savoie, Brett M.; Yamamoto, Umi; Coates, Geoffrey W.; Balsara, Nitash P.; Wang, Zhen-Gang; Miller, Thomas F. Systematic Computational and Experimental Investigation of Lithium-Ion Transport Mechanisms in Polyester-Based Polymer Electrolytes. ACS Cent. Sci., 2015, 1,198–205.

oc-2015-001959_0008doi: 10.1021/acscentsci.5b00195

 

(172) Auriemma, F. A.; De Rosa, C.; Di Caprio, M. R.; Di Girolamo, R.; Coates, G.W. Crystallization of Alternating Limonene Oxide/Carbon Dioxide Copolymers: Determination of the Crystal Structure of Stereocomplex
Poly(Limonene Carbonate). Macromolecules 2015, 48, 2543–2550.

ma-2015-00157t_0016

doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.5b00157

(171) Van Humbeck, J. F.; Aubrey, M. L.; Alsbaiee, A.; Ameloot, R.; Coates, G. W.;Dichtel, W. R.; Long, J. R. Tetraarylborate polymer networks as single-ion conducting solid electrolytes. Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 5499–5505.

GAdoi:10.1039/C5SC02052B

(170) Ma, Yuguo.; Lobkovsky, Emil B.; Coates, G. W. Titanium(IV) catalysts with ancillary iminospiroketonato ligands: synthesis, structure and olefin polymerization. Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 12265–12272.

GA1

doi: 10.1039/C5DT01104C

(169) Truong, Thanh-Tam; Coates, Geoffrey W.; Abruna, Hector D. High power organic cathodes using thin films of electropolymerized benzidine polymers. Chem Commun. 201551, 14674–14677.

170_toc

doi: 10.1039/C5CC05134G

(168) Lamb, Jessica R.; Jung, Yukyung; Coates, Geoffrey W. Meinwald-type rearrangement of monosubstituted epoxides to methyl ketones using an [Al porphyrin]+[Co(CO)4] catalyst. Org. Chem. Front., 2015, 2, 346-349.

166_tocDOI: 10.1039/C4QO00324A

(167) Kim, Jae Woo; Jung, Yukyung.; Coates, G. W.; Silberstein, M. N. Mechano-Activation of Spiropyran Covalently Linked PMMA: Effect of Temperature, Strain Rate and Deformation Mode. Macromolecules 2015, 48, 1335–1342.

ma-2014-02555d_0012doi:10.1021/ma502555d

 

(166)  Auriemma, Finizia; De Rosa, Claudio: Di Caprio, Maria R.; Di Girolamo, Rocco; Ellis, W. Chadwick; Coates, Geoffrey W. Stereocomplexed Poly(Limonene Carbonate): A Unique Example of the Cocrystallization of Amorphous Enantiomeric Polymers. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 1215–1218.

164_TOC

doi: 10.1002/anie.201410211

 

(165) Van Zee, Nathan J.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Alternating Copolymerization of Propylene Oxide with Biorenewable Terpene-Based Cyclic Anhydrides: A Sustainable Route to Aliphatic Polyesters with High Glass Transition Temperatures. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 2665-2668.

toc_164

DOI: 10.1002/anie.201410641

(164) Kramer, John W.; Rowley, John. M.; Coates, G. W. Ring-Expanding Carbonylation of Epoxides. Organic Reactions, 2015, 86, 1–104.

doi:10.1002/0471264180.or086.01

(163) Mulzer, Michael; Coates, Geoffrey W. Carbonylation of cis-Disubstituted Epoxides to trans-β-Lactones: Catalysts Displaying Steric and Contrasteric Regioselectivity. J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 11851–11862.163

 

doi: 10.1021/jo501899e

(162) Longo, Julie M.; DiCiccio, Angela M.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Poly(propylene succinate): A New Polymer Stereocomplex. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014136, 15897–15900.

julietoc

doi:10.1021/ja509440g

 

(161) Ellis, W. Chadwick; Jung, Yukyung; Mulzer, Michael; Di Girolamo, Rocco; Lobkovsky, Emil B.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Copolymerization of CO2 and meso epoxides using enantioselective β-diiminate catalysts: a route to highly isotactic polycarbonates. Chem. Sci., 2014, 5, 4004-4011.

161

doi: 10.1039/C4SC01686F

(160) Mulzer, Michael; Tiegs, Brandon J.; Wang, Yanping; Coates, Geoffrey W.; O’Doherty, George A. Total Synthesis of Tetrahydrolipstatin and Stereoisomers via a Highly Regio- and Diastereoselective Carbonylation of Epoxyhomoallylic Alcohols. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 10814−10820.160_tocdoi:10.1021/ja505639u

(159) Childers, M. Ian; Longo, Julie M.; Van Zee, Nathan J.; LaPointe, Anne M.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Stereoselective Epoxide Polymerization and Copolymerization. Chem. Rev. 2014114, 8129−8152. 159_tocdoi:10.1021/cr400725x

(158) Mulzer, Michael; Lamb, Jessica R.; Nelson, Zachary; Coates, Geoffrey, W. Carbonylative enantioselective meso-desymmetrization of cis-epoxides to trans-β-lactones: effect of salen-ligand electronic variation on enantioselectivity. Chem. Comm. 2014, 50, 9842-9845.  14Jun09c TOC-2 doi:10.1039/C4CC04397A

(157) Young, N. P.; Devaux, D.; Khurana, R.; Coates, G. W.; Balsara, N. P. Investigating polypropylene-poly(ethylene oxide)-polypropylene triblock copolymers as solid polymer electrolytes for lithium batteries. Solid State Ionics2014263, 87-94.

doi: 10.1016/j.ssi.2014.05.012

(156) Khurana, Rachna; Schaefer, Jennifer L.; Archer, Lynden, A.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Suppression of Lithium Dendrite Growth Using Cross-Linked Polyethylene/Poly(ethylene oxide) Electrolytes: A New Approach for Practical Lithium-Metal Polymer Batteries. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014,136, 7395–7402. 156 doi: 10.1021/ja502133j

(155) Vaidya,Tulaza; Klimovica, Kristine; LaPointe, Anne M.; Lobkovsky, Emil B.; Daugulis, Olafs;Coates, Geoffrey W. Secondary Alkene Insertion and Precision Chain-Walking: A New Route to Semicrystalline “Polyethylene” from a-Olefins by Combining Two Rare Catalytic Events. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 7213–7216.

155

doi: 10.1021/ja502130w

(154) Van Zee, Nathan J.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Alternating copolymerization of dihydrocoumarin and epoxides catalyzed by chromium salen complexes: a new route to functional polyesters. Chem. Commun. 201450, 6322-6325.

154

doi: 10.1039/C4CC01566E

(153) Mulzer, Michael; Ellis, W. Chadwick; Lobkovsky, Emil B.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Enantioenriched B-lactone and aldol-type products from regiodivergent carbonylation of racemic cis-epoxides. Chem. Sci. 20145, 1928-1933.

153

doi: 10.1039/C4SC00075G

(152) John, Jimmy; Hugar, Kristina M.; Rivera-Melendez, Johary; Kostalik, Henry A.; Rus, Eric D.; Wang, Hongsen; Coates, Geoffrey William; Abruna, Hector D. An Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance Study of a Prospective Alkaline Anion Exchange Membrane Material for Fuel Cells: Anion Exchange Dynamics and Membrane Swelling. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014136,  5309–5322.

152

doi: 10.1021/ja4117457

(151) Ritzert, Nicole L.; Truong, Thanh-Tam; Coates, Geoffrey W.; Abruna, Hector D. Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence of Bithiophenes with Methylthio Functionalities. J. Phys. Chem. C 2014118, 924-932.

151

doi: 10.1021/jp412100x

(150) Ahmed, Syud M.; Poater, Albert; Childers, M. Ian; Widger, Peter C. B.; LaPointe, Anne M.; Lobkovsky, Emil B.; Coates, Geoffrey W.; Cavallo, Luigi. Enantioselective Polymerization of Epoxides Using Biaryl-Linked Bimetallic Cobalt Catalysts: A Mechanistic Study. J. Am.Chem.Soc. 2013117, 18901-18911.

150

doi: 10.1021/ja409521z

(149) Auriemma, Finizia; De Rosa, Claudio; Di Girolamo, Rocco; Silvestre, Amelia; Anderson-Wile, Amelia M.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Small Angle X-ray Scattering Investigation of Norbornene-Terminated Syndiotactic Polypropylene and Corresponding Comb-Like Poly(macromonomer). J. Phys. Chem. B 2013117, 10320- 10333.

149

doi: 10.1021/jp404394y/a

(148) Whiting, Bryan T.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Synthesis and Polymerization of Bicyclic Ketals: A Practical Route to High-Molecular Weight Polyketals. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013135, 10974-10977.

148

doi: 10.1021/ja405581r/a

(147) Mulzer, Michael; Whiting, Bryan T.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Regioselective Carbonylation of trans-Disubstituted Epoxides to B-Lactones: A Viable Entry into syn-Aldol-Type Products. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013135, 10930-10933.

146

doi: 10.1021/ja405151n

(146) Cohen, Ad; Coates, Geoffrey W.; Kol, Moshe. Propylene polymerization by C1-Symmetric {ONNO’}-type salan zirconium complexes. J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 201351, 593-600. doi: 10.1002/pola.26408

(145) Noonan, Kevin J. T.; Hugar, Kristina M.; Kostalik, Henry A.; Lobkovsky, Emil B.; Abruna, Hector D.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Phosphonium-Functionalized Polyethylene: A New Class of Base-Stable Alkaline Anion Exchange Membranes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012134, 18161-18164.

145

doi: 10.1021/ja307466s

(144) Kim, Jeung Gon; Coates, Geoffrey W. Synthesis and Polymerization of Norbornenyl-Terminated Multiblock Poly(cyclohexene carbonate)s: A Consecutive Ring-Opening Polymerization Route to Multisegmented Graft Polycarbonates. Macromolecules 201245, 7878-7883.

144

10.1021/ma301137q

(143) Deplace, Fanny; Scholz, Arthur K.; Fredrickson, Glenn H.; Kramer, Edward J.; Shin, Yong-Woo; Shimizu, Fumihiko; Zuo, Feng; Rong, Lixia; Hsiao, Benjamin S.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Tough and Elastic Thermoplastic Organogels and Elastomers Made of Semicrystalline Polyolefin-Based Block Copolymers. Macromolecules 201245, 5604-5618.

143

doi: 10.1021/ma300808n

(142) Anderson-Wile, Amelia M.; Coates, Geoffrey W.; Auriemma, Finizia; De Rosa, Claudio; Silvestre, Amelia Synthesis and Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization of Norbornene-Terminated Syndiotactic Polypropylene. Macromolecules 201245, 7863-7877.

142

doi: 10.1021/ma301073s

(141) Chen, Qian; Mulzer, Michael; Shi, Pei; Beuning, Penny J.; Coates, Geoffrey W.; O’Doherty, George A. De Novo Asymmetric Synthesis of Fridamycin E. Org. Lett. 201113, 6592-6595.

141

doi: 10.1021/ol203041b

(140) Anderson-Wile, Amelia M.; Edson, Joseph B.; Coates, Geoffrey W. Living alkene polymerization for polyolefin architectures Complex Macromolecular Architectures. Complex Macromolecular Architectures 2011, 267-316.

140

doi: 10.1002/9780470825150.ch9

(139) Widger, P. C. B.; Ahmed, S. M.; Coates, G. W. Exploration of Cocatalyst Effects on a Bimetallic Cobalt Catalyst System: Enhanced Activity and Enantioselectivity in Epoxide Polymerization. Macromolecules 201144, 5666-5670.ma-2011-01078m_0008

doi: 10.1021/ma201078m

(138) Ruiz-Orta, C.; Fernandez-Blazquez, J. P.; Anderson-Wile, A. M.; Coates, G. W.; Alamo, R. G. Isotactic Polypropylene with (3,1) Chain-Walking Defects: Characterization, Crystallization, and Melting Behaviors. Macromolecules 201144, 3436-3451.ma-2011-00231a_0022

doi: 10.1021/ma200231a

(137) Mulzer, M.; Coates, G. W. A Catalytic Route to Ampakines and Their Derivatives. Org. Lett. 201113, 1426-1428.

ol-2011-00111a_0005 doi: 10.1021/ol200111a

(136) Liang, Y.; Hnatiuk, N.; Rowley, J. M.; Whiting, B. T.; Coates, G. W.; Rablen, P. R.; Morton, M.; Howell, A. R. Access to Oxetane-Containing psico-Nucleosides from 2-Methyleneoxetanes: A Role for Neighboring Group Participation? J. Org. Chem. 201176, 9962-9974.jo-2011-01565h_0001

doi: 10.1021/jo201565h

(135) Kim, J. G.; Cowman, C. D.; LaPointe, A. M.; Wiesner, U.; Coates, G. W. Tailored Living Block Copolymerization: Multiblock Poly(cyclohexene carbonate)s with Sequence Control. Macromolecules 201144, 1110-1113.

doi: 10.1021/ma102585a

(134) DiCiccio, A. M.; Coates, G. W. Ring-Opening Copolymerization of Maleic Anhydride with Epoxides: A Chain-Growth Approach to Unsaturated Polyesters. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011133, 10724-10727.ja-2011-03520p_0005

doi: 10.1021/ja203520p

(133) Chen, Q.; Mulzer, M.; Shi, P.; Beuning, P. J.; Coates, G. W.; O’Doherty, G. A. De Novo Asymmetric Synthesis of Fridamycin E. Org. Lett. 201113, 6592-6595.ol-2011-03041b_0004

doi: 10.1021/ol203041b

(132) Brule, E.; Guo, J.; Coates, G. W.; Thomas, C. M. Metal-Catalyzed Synthesis of Alternating Copolymers. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 201132, 169-185.ngra001

doi: 10.1002/marc.201000524

(131) Widger, P. C. B.; Ahmed, S. M.; Hirahata, W.; Thomas, R. M.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Isospecific Polymerization of Racemic Epoxides: a Catalyst System for the Synthesis of Highly Isotactic Polyethers. Chem. Commun.201046, 2935-2937. doi: 10.1039/b926888j

(130) Wang, Z.; Niu, Y.; Fredrickson, G. H.; Kramer, E. J.; Shin, Y.-W.; Shimizu, F.; Zuo, F.; Rong, L.; Hsiao, B. S.; Coates, G. W. Step-Cycle Mechanical Processing of Gels of sPP-b-EPR-b-sPP Triblock Copolymer in Mineral Oil. Macromolecules 201043, 6782-6788. doi: 10.1021/ma1011842

(129) Thomas, R. M.; Widger, P. C. B.; Ahmed, S. M.; Jeske, R. C.; Hirahata, W.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Enantioselective Epoxide Polymerization Using a Bimetallic Cobalt Catalyst. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010132, 16520-16525. doi: 10.1021/ja1058422

(128) Robertson, N. J.; Kostalik, H. A. I. V.; Clark, T. J.; Mutolo, P. F.; Abruna, H. D.; Coates, G. W. Tunable High Performance Cross-Linked Alkaline Anion Exchange Membranes for Fuel Cell Applications. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010,132, 3400-3404.doi: 10.1021/ja908638d

(127) Park, S.-M.; Huh, Y. S.; Szeto, K.; Joe, D. J.; Kameoka, J.; Coates, G. W.; Edel, J. B.; Erickson, D.; Craighead, H. G. Rapid Prototyping of Nanofluidic Systems Using Size-Reduced Electrospun Nanofibers for Biomolecular Analysis. Small 20106, 2420-2426.

doi: 10.1002/smll.201000884

(126) Kostalik, H. A. IV.; Clark, T. J.; Robertson, N. J.; Mutolo, P. F.; Longo, J. M.; Abruna, H. D.; Coates, G. W. Solvent Processable Tetraalkylammonium-Functionalized Polyethylene for Use as an Alkaline Anion Exchange Membrane. Macromolecules 201043, 7147-7150. doi: 10.1021/ma101172a

(125) Dunn, E. W.; Coates, G. W. Carbonylative Polymerization of Propylene Oxide: A Multicatalytic Approach to the Synthesis of Poly(3-Hydroxybutyrate). J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010132, 11412-11413. doi: 10.1021/ja1049862

(124) Deplace, F.; Wang, Z.; Lynd, N. A.; Hotta, A.; Rose, J. M.; Hustad, P. D.; Tian, J.; Ohtaki, H.; Coates, G. W.; Shimizu, F.; Hirokane, K.; Yamada, F.; Shin, Y.-W.; Rong, L.; Zhu, J.; Toki, S.; Hsiao, B. S.; Fredrickson, G. H.; Kramer, E. J. Processing-Structure-Mechanical Property Relationships of Semicrystalline Polyolefin-based Block Copolymers. J. Polym. Sci., Part B: Polym. Phys. 201048, 1428-1437. doi: 10.1002/polb.21969

(123) Dekker, F. J.; Rocks, O.; Vartak, N.; Menninger, S.; Hedberg, C.; Balamurugan, R.; Wetzel, S.; Renner, S.; Gerauer, M.; Schoelermann, B.; Rusch, M.; Kramer, J. W.; Rauh, D.; Coates, G. W.; Brunsveld, L.; Bastiaens, P. I. H.; Waldmann, H. Small-Molecule Inhibition of APT1 Affects Ras Localization and Signaling. Nat. Chem. Biol. 20106, 449-456. doi: 10.1038/nchembio.362

(122) Zelikoff, A. L.; Kopilov, J.; Goldberg, I.; Coates, G. W.; Kol, M. New Facets of an Old Ligand: Titanium and Zirconium Complexes of Phenylenediamine Bis(phenolate) in Lactide Polymerisation Catalysis. Chem. Commun. 2009, 6804-6806. doi: 10.1039/b915211c

(121) Niu, A.; Stellbrink, J.; Allgaier, J.; Richter, D.; Hartmann, R.; Domski, G. J.; Coates, G. W.; Fetters, L. J. Polymerization of 1-Octene by a Pyridylamidohafnium Catalyst: A SEC, 1H NMR and Small Angle Neutron Scattering Study. Macromolecules 200942, 1083-1090. doi: 10.1021/ma8020294

(120) Laitar, D. S.; Kramer, J. W.; Whiting, B. T.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. ß-Amidoaldehydes via Oxazoline Hydroformylation. Chem. Commun. 2009, 5704-5706. doi: 10.1039/b913698c

(119) Kramer, J. W.; Treitler, D. S.; Dunn, E. W.; Castro, P. M.; Roisnel, T.; Thomas, C. M.; Coates, G. W. Polymerization of Enantiopure Monomers Using Syndiospecific Catalysts: A New Approach To Sequence Control in Polymer Synthesis. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009131, 16042-16044. doi: 10.1021/ja9075327

(118) Kramer, J. W.; Treitler, D. S.; Coates, G. W. Low Pressure Carbonylation of Epoxides to ß-Lactones. Org. Synth.200986, 287-297.

(117) Edson, J. B.; Keresztes, I.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Alkene Polymerization Catalysts Bearing Tridentate Phenoxyamine Ligands with sp3 C Donors. ChemCatChem 20091, 122-130. doi: 10.1002/cctc.200900122

(116) Edson, J. B.; Coates, G. W. Cyclopolymerization of Nonconjugated Dienes with a Tridentate Phenoxyamine Hafnium Complex Supported by an sp3-C Donor: Isotactic Enchainment and Diastereoselective cis-Ring Closure. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 200930, 1900-1906. doi: 10.1002/marc.200900422

(115) Coates, G. W.; Hillmyer, M. A. A Virtual Issue of Macromolecules: “Polymers from Renewable Resources”.Macromolecules 200942, 7987-7989. doi: 10.1021/ma902107w

(114) Clark, T. J.; Robertson, N. J.; Kostalik, H. A. IV.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Mutolo, P. F.; Abruna, H. D.; Coates, G. W. A Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization Route to Alkaline Anion Exchange Membranes: Development of Hydroxide-Conducting Thin Films from an Ammonium-Functionalized Monomer. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009131, 12888-12889. doi: 10.1021/ja905242r

(113) Ajiro, H.; Peretti, K. L.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. On the Mechanism of Isospecific Epoxide Polymerization by Salen Cobalt(III) Complexes: Evidence for Solid-State Catalysis. Dalton Trans. 2009, 8828-8830. doi: 10.1039/b914573g

(112) Rose, J. M.; Mourey, T. H.; Slater, L. A.; Keresztes, I.; Fetters, L. J.; Coates, G. W. Poly(ethylene-co-propylene Macromonomer)s: Synthesis and Evidence for Starlike Conformations in Dilute Solution. Macromolecules 200841, 559-567. doi: 10.1021/ma702190c

(111) Rose, J. M.; Deplace, F.; Lynd, N. A.; Wang, Z.; Hotta, A.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Kramer, E. J.; Coates, G. W. C2-Symmetric Ni(II) a-Diimines Featuring Cumyl-Derived Ligands: Synthesis of Improved Elastomeric Regioblock Polypropylenes.  Macromolecules 200841, 9548-9555. doi: 10.1021/ma8019943

(110) Kramer, J. W.; Coates, G. W. Fluorinated ß-Lactones and Poly(ß-hydroxyalkanoate)s: Synthesis via Epoxide Carbonylation and Ring-opening Polymerization. Tetrahedron 200864, 6973-6978. doi: 10.1016/j.tet.2008.03.108

(109) Jeske, R. C.; Rowley, J. M.; Coates, G. W. Pre-rate-determining Selectivity in the Terpolymerization of Epoxides, Cyclic Anhydrides, and CO2: a One-step Route to Diblock Copolymers. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 200847, 6041-6044, S6041/6041-S6041/6016. doi: 10.1002/anie.200801415

(108) Hirahata, W.; Thomas, R. M.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Enantioselective Polymerization of Epoxides: A Highly Active and Selective Catalyst for the Preparation of Stereoregular Polyethers and Enantiopure Epoxides. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008130, 17658-17659. doi: 10.1021/ja807709j

(107) Edson, J. B.; Wang, Z.; Kramer, E. J.; Coates, G. W. Fluorinated Bis(phenoxyketimine)titanium Complexes for the Living, Isoselective Polymerization of Propylene: Multiblock Isotactic Polypropylene Copolymers via Sequential Monomer Addition. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008130, 4968-4977. doi: 10.1021/ja077772g

(106) Domski, G. J.; Edson, J. B.; Keresztes, I.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Synthesis of a New Olefin Polymerization Catalyst Supported by an sp3-C Donor via Insertion of a Ligand-appended Alkene into the Hf-C Bond of a Neutral Pyridylamidohafnium Trimethyl Complex. Chem. Commun. 2008, 6137-6139. doi: 10.1039/b811384j

(105) Byrne, C. M.; Church, T. L.; Kramer, J. W.; Coates, G. W. Catalytic Synthesis of ß3-Amino Acid Derivatives from a-Amino Acids. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 200847, 3979-3983. doi: 10.1002/anie.200705310

(104) Stellbrink, J.; Niu, A.; Allgaier, J.; Richter, D.; Koenig, B. W.; Hartmann, R.; Coates, G. W.; Fetters, L. J. Analysis of Polymeric Methylaluminoxane (MAO) via Small Angle Neutron Scattering. Macromolecules 200740, 4972-4981. doi: 10.1021/ma062940v

(103) Rowley, J. M.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Catalytic Double Carbonylation of Epoxides to Succinic Anhydrides: Catalyst Discovery, Reaction Scope, and Mechanism. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007129, 4948-4960. doi: 10.1021/ja066901a

(102) Rose, J. M.; Cherian, A. E.; Lee, J. H.; Archer, L. A.; Coates, G. W.; Fetters, L. J. Rheological Behavior of Chain-Straightened Poly(a-olefin)s. Macromolecules 200740, 6807-6813. doi: 10.1021/ma0707685

(101) Niamsiri, N.; Bergkvist, M.; Delamarre, S. C.; Cady, N. C.; Coates, G. W.; Ober, C. K.; Batt, C. A. Insight in the role of Bovine Serum Albumin for Promoting the in situ Surface Growth of Polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) on Patterned Surfaces via Enzymatic Surface-initiated Polymerization. Colloids Surf., B 200760, 68-79. doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2007.05.023

(100) Kramer, J. W.; Joh, D. Y.; Coates, G. W. Carbonylation of Epoxides to Substituted 3-Hydroxy-d-Lactones. Org. Lett.20079, 5581-5583. doi: 10.1021/ol702475e

(99) Johnson, J. B.; Bercot, E. A.; Rowley, J. M.; Coates, G. W.; Rovis, T. Ligand-Dependent Catalytic Cycle and Role of Styrene in Nickel-Catalyzed Anhydride Cross-Coupling: Evidence for Turnover-Limiting Reductive Elimination. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007129, 2718-2725. doi: 10.1021/ja067845g

(98) Jeske, R. C.; DiCiccio, A. M.; Coates, G. W. Alternating Copolymerization of Epoxides and Cyclic Anhydrides: An Improved Route to Aliphatic Polyesters. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007129, 11330-11331. doi: 10.1021/ja0737568

(97) Grassian, V. H.; Meyer, G.; Abruna, H.; Coates, G. W.; Achenie, L. E.; Allison, T.; Brunschwig, B.; Ferry, J.; Garcia-Garibay, M.; Gardea-Torresday, J.; Grey, C. P.; Hutchison, J.; Li, C.-J.; Liotta, C.; Ragauskas, A.; Minteer, S.; Mueller, K.; Roberts, J.; Sadik, O.; Schmehl, R.; Schneider, W.; Selloni, A.; Stair, P.; Stewart, J.; Thorn, D.; Tyson, J.; Voelker, B.; White, J. M.; Wood-Black, F. Chemistry for a Sustainable Future. Environ. Sci. Technol. 200741, 4840-4846. doi: 10.1021/es0725798

(96) Domski, G. J.; Rose, J. M.; Coates, G. W.; Bolig, A. D.; Brookhart, M. Living Alkene Polymerization: New Methods for the Precision Synthesis of Polyolefins. Prog. Polym. Sci. 200732, 30-92. doi: 10.1016/j.progpolymsci.2006.11.001

(95) Domski, G. J.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Polymerization of a-Olefins with Pyridylamidohafnium Catalysts: Living Behavior and Unexpected Isoselectivity from a Cs-Symmetric Catalyst Precursor. Macromolecules 200740, 3510-3513. doi: 10.1021/ma062824s

(94) Church, T. L.; Getzler, Y. D. Y. L.; Byrne, C. M.; Coates, G. W. Carbonylation of Heterocycles by Homogeneous Catalysts. Chem. Commun. 2007, 657-674. doi: 10.1039/b613476a

(93) Church, T. L.; Byrne, C. M.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. A New Multicomponent Reaction Catalyzed by a [Lewis Acid]+[Co(CO)4]- Catalyst: Stereospecific Synthesis of 1,3-Oxazinane-2,4-diones from Epoxides, Isocyanates, and CO. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007129, 8156-8162. doi: 10.1021/ja069065d

(92) Cherian, A. E.; Sun, F. C.; Sheiko, S. S.; Coates, G. W. Formation of Nanoparticles by Intramolecular Cross-Linking: Following the Reaction Progress of Single Polymer Chains by Atomic Force Microscopy. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007129, 11350-11351. doi: 10.1021/ja074301l

(91) Yoon, J.; Mathers, R. T.; Coates, G. W.; Thomas, E. L. Optically Transparent and High Molecular Weight Polyolefin Block Copolymers toward Self-Assembled Photonic Band Gap Materials. Macromolecules 200639, 1913-1919. doi: 10.1021/ma0516642

(90) Rose, J. M.; Cherian, A. E.; Coates, G. W. Living Polymerization of a-Olefins with an a-Diimine Ni(II) Catalyst: Formation of Well-Defined Ethylene-Propylene Copolymers through Controlled Chain-Walking. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006,128, 4186-4187. doi: 10.1021/ja058183i

(89) Robertson, N. J.; Qin, Z.; Dallinger, G. C.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Lee, S.; Coates, G. W. Two-dimensional Double Metal Cyanide Complexes: Highly Active Catalysts for the Homopolymerization of Propylene Oxide and Copolymerization of Propylene Oxide and Carbon Dioxide. Dalton Trans. 2006, 5390-5395. doi: 10.1039/b607963f

(88) Ray, A.; Kissin, Y. V.; Zhu, K.; Goldman, A. S.; Cherian, A. E.; Coates, G. W. Catalytic Post-Modification of Alkene Polymers. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2006256, 200-207. doi: 10.1016/j.molcata.2006.04.017

(87) Kramer, J. W.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Practical ß-Lactone Synthesis: Epoxide Carbonylation at 1 atm. Org. Lett. 20068, 3709-3712. doi: 10.1021/ol061292x

(86) Kim, Y.-R.; Paik, H.-J.; Ober, C. K.; Coates, G. W.; Mark, S. S.; Ryan, T. E.; Batt, C. A. Real-time Analysis of Enzymatic Surface-initiated Polymerization using Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR). Macromol. Biosci. 20066, 145-152. doi: 10.1002/mabi.200500213

(85) Hotta, A.; Cochran, E.; Ruokolainen, J.; Khanna, V.; Fredrickson, G. H.; Kramer, E. J.; Shin, Y.-W.; Shimizu, F.; Cherian, A. E.; Hustad, P. D.; Rose, J. M.; Coates, G. W. Semicrystalline Thermoplastic Elastomeric Polyolefins: Advances through Catalyst Development and Macromolecular design. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 2006103, 15327-15332. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0602894103

(84) Cohen, C. T.; Thomas, C. M.; Peretti, K. L.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Copolymerization of Cyclohexene Oxide and Carbon Dioxide using (salen)Co(III) Complexes: Synthesis and Characterization of Syndiotactic Poly(cyclohexene carbonate). Dalton Trans. 2006, 237-249. doi: 10.1039/B513107C

(83) Cohen, C. T.; Coates, G. W. Alternating copolymerization of propylene oxide and Carbon Dioxide with Highly Efficient and Selective (salen)Co(III) Catalysts: Effect of Ligand and Cocatalyst Variation. J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem.200644, 5182-5191. doi: 10.1002/pola.21606

(82) Church, T. L.; Getzler, Y. D. Y. L.; Coates, G. W. The Mechanism of Epoxide Carbonylation by [Lewis Acid]+[Co(CO)4]- Catalysts. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006128, 10125-10133. doi: 10.1021/ja061503t

(81) Bellan, L. M.; Coates, G. W.; Craighead, H. G. Poly(dicyclopentadiene) Submicron Fibers Produced by Electrospinning. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 200627, 511-515. doi: 10.1002/marc.200500823

(80) Allen, S. D.; Byrne, C. M.; Coates, G. W. Carbon Dioxide as a Renewable C1 Feedstock: Synthesis and Characterization of Polycarbonates from the Alternating Copolymerization of Epoxides and CO2. ACS Symp. Ser. 2006,921, 116-129.

(79) Schmidt, J. A. R.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Chromium(III) Octaethylporphyrinato Tetracarbonylcobaltate: A Highly Active, Selective, and Versatile Catalyst for Epoxide Carbonylation. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005127, 11426-11435. doi: 10.1021/ja051874u

(78) Ruokolainen, J.; Mezzenga, R.; Fredrickson, G. H.; Kramer, E. J.; Hustad, P. D.; Coates, G. W. Morphology and Thermodynamic Behavior of Syndiotactic Polypropylene-Poly(ethylene-co-propylene) Block Polymers Prepared by Living Olefin Polymerization. Macromolecules 200538, 851-860. doi: 10.1021/ma0494479

(77) Ray, A.; Zhu, K.; Kissin, Y. V.; Cherian, A. E.; Coates, G. W.; Goldman, A. S. Dehydrogenation of Aliphatic Polyolefins Catalyzed by Pincer-Ligated Iridium Complexes. Chem. Commun. 2005, 3388-3390. doi: 10.1039/b502120k

(76) Peretti, K. L.; Ajiro, H.; Cohen, C. T.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. A Highly Active, Isospecific Cobalt Catalyst for Propylene Oxide Polymerization. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005127, 11566-11567. doi: 10.1021/ja053451y

(75) Paik, H.-j.; Kim, Y.-R.; Orth, R. N.; Ober, C. K.; Coates, G. W.; Batt, C. A. End-Functionalization of Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) via Genetic Engineering for Solid Surface Modification. Chem. Commun. 2005, 1956-1958. doi: 10.1039/b415809a

(74) Getzler, Y. D. Y. L.; Schmidt, J. A. R.; Coates, G. W. Synthesis of an Epoxide Carbonylation Catalyst: Exploration of Contemporary Chemistry for Advanced Undergraduates. J. Chem. Educ. 200582, 621-624. doi: 10.1021/ed082p621

(73) Fetters, L. J.; Lee, J. H.; Mathers, R. T.; Hustad, P. D.; Coates, G. W.; Archer, L. A.; Rucker, S. P.; Lohse, D. J. Influence of Syndiotactic Propylene Units on the Rheological Parameters of Poly(ethylene-propylene) Copolymers.Macromolecules 200538, 10061-10066. doi: 10.1021/ma0509311

(72) Cohen, C. T.; Thomas, C. M.; Peretti, K. L.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Copolymerization of Cyclohexene Oxide and Carbon Dioxide using (salen)Co(III) Complexes: Synthesis and Characterization of Syndiotactic Poly(cyclohexene carbonate). Dalton Trans. 2005, 237-249. doi: 10.1039/b513107c

(71) Cohen, C. T.; Chu, T.; Coates, G. W. Cobalt Catalysts for the Alternating Copolymerization of Propylene Oxide and Carbon Dioxide: Combining High Activity and Selectivity. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005127, 10869-10878. doi: 10.1021/ja051744l

(70) Cherian, A. E.; Rose, J. M.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. A C2-Symmetric, Living a-Diimine Ni(II) Catalyst: Regioblock Copolymers from Propylene. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005127, 13770-13771. doi: 10.1021/ja0540021

(69) Cherian, A. E.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Synthesis of Allyl-Terminated Syndiotactic Polypropylene: Macromonomers for the Synthesis of Branched Polyolefins. Macromolecules 200538, 6259-6268. doi: 10.1021/ma050735u

(68) Cherian, A. E.; Domski, G. J.; Rose, J. M.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Acid-Catalyzed ortho-Alkylation of Anilines with Styrenes: An Improved Route to Chiral Anilines with Bulky Substituents. Org. Lett. 20057, 5135-5137. doi: 10.1021/ol051916j

(67) Auriemma, F.; De, R. C.; Esposito, S.; Coates, G. W.; Fujita, M. Alternating Isotactic Ethylene-Cyclopentene Copolymer: A Crystalline Engineering Plastomer Including High Amounts of Structural Disorder. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005,127, 2850-2851. doi: 10.1021/ja042357z

(66) Auriemma, F.; De, R. C.; Esposito, S.; Coates, G. W.; Fujita, M. Crystal Structure of Alternating Isotactic Ethylene-Cyclopentene Copolymer. Macromolecules 200538, 7416-7429. doi: 10.1021/ma050659v

(65) Schmidt, J. A. R.; Mahadevan, V.; Getzler, Y. D. Y. L.; Coates, G. W. A Readily Synthesized and Highly Active Epoxide Carbonylation Catalyst Based on a Chromium Porphyrin Framework. Expanding the Range of Available ß-Lactones. Org. Lett. 20046, 373-376. doi: 10.1021/ol036244g

(64) Radulescu, A.; Mathers, R. T.; Coates, G. W.; Richter, D.; Fetters, L. J. A SANS Study of the Self-Assembly in Solution of Syndiotactic Polypropylene Homopolymers, Syndiotactic Polypropylene-block-poly(ethylene-co-propylene) Diblock Copolymers, and an Alternating Atactic-Isotactic Multisegment Polypropylene. Macromolecules 200437, 6962-6971. doi: 10.1021/ma049426e

(63) Mathers, R. T.; Coates, G. W. Cross Metathesis Functionalization of Polyolefins. Chem. Commun. 2004, 422-423. doi: 10.1039/b313954a

(62) Mason, A. F.; Coates, G. W. Gel Permeation Chromatography as a Combinatorial Screening Method: Identification of Highly Active Heteroligated Phenoxyimine Polymerization Catalysts. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004126, 10798-10799. doi: 10.1021/ja047236d

(61) Mason, A. F.; Coates, G. W. New Phenoxyketimine Titanium Complexes: Combining Isotacticity and Living Behavior in Propylene Polymerization. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004126, 16326-16327. doi: 10.1021/ja044268s

(60) Mahajan, S.; Cho, B.-K.; Allgaier, J.; Fetters, L. J.; Coates, G. W.; Wiesner, U. Synthesis of amphiphilic ABC triblock copolymers with PEO as the middle block. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 200425, 1889-1894. doi: 10.1002/marc.200400383

(59) Kim, Y.-R.; Paik, H.-J.; Ober, C. K.; Coates, G. W.; Batt, C. A. Enzymatic Surface-Initiated Polymerization: A Novel Approach for the in Situ Solid-Phase Synthesis of Biocompatible Polymer Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate). Biomacromolecules20045, 889-894.p> doi: 10.1021/bm0344147

(58) Kameoka, J.; Ilic, R.; Czaplewski, D.; Mathers, R. T.; Coates, G. W.; Craighead, H. G. Fabrication of Blended Polyphenylenevinylene Nanowires by Scanned Electrospinning. J. Photopolym. Sci. Technol. 200417, 421-426. doi: 10.2494/photopolymer.17.421

(57) Getzler, Y. D. Y. L.; Mahadevan, V.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Stereochemistry of Epoxide Carbonylation Using Bimetallic Lewis Acid/Metal Carbonyl Complexes. Pure Appl. Chem. 200476, 557-564. doi: 10.1351/pac200476030557

(56) Getzler, Y. D. Y. L.; Kundnani, V.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Catalytic Carbonylation of ß-Lactones to Succinic Anhydrides. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004126, 6842-6843. doi: 10.1021/ja048946m

(55) De, R. C.; Circelli, T.; Auriemma, F.; Mathers, R. T.; Coates, G. W. Structure and Physical Properties of Syndiotactic Polypropylene from Living Polymerization with Bis(phenoxyimine)-Based Titanium Catalysts. Macromolecules 200437, 9034-9047. doi: 10.1021/ma048753j

(54) Coates, G. W.; Moore, D. R. Discrete Metal-based Catalysts for the Copolymerization of CO2 and Epoxides: Discovery, Reactivity, Optimization, and Mechanism. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 200443, 6618-6639. doi: 10.1002/anie.200460442

(53) Byrne, C. M.; Allen, S. D.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Alternating Copolymerization of Limonene Oxide and Carbon Dioxide. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004126, 11404-11405. doi: 10.1021/ja0472580

(52) Reinartz, S.; Mason, A. F.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Titanium Catalysts with Ancillary Phenoxyketimine Ligands for Living Ethylene Polymerization. Organometallics 200322, 2542-2544. doi: 10.1021/om020931e

(51) Qin, Z.; Thomas, C. M.; Lee, S.; Coates, G. W. Cobalt-Based Complexes for the Copolymerization of Propylene Oxide and CO2: Active and Selective Catalysts for Polycarbonate Synthesis. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 200342, 5484-5487. doi: 10.1002/anie.200352605

(50) Moore, D. R.; Cheng, M.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Mechanism of the Alternating Copolymerization of Epoxides and CO2 using ß-Diiminate Zinc Catalysts: Evidence for a Bimetallic Epoxide Enchainment. J. Am. Chem. Soc.2003125, 11911-11924. doi: 10.1021/ja030085e

(49) Mason, A. F.; Tian, J.; Hustad, P. D.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Syndiospecific Living Catalysts for Propylene Polymerization: Effect of Fluorination on Activity, Stereoselectivity, and Termination. Isr. J. Chem. 200342, 301-306. doi: 10.1560/xkld-hwth-q45e-1v9g

(48) Mahajan, S.; Renker, S.; Simon, P. F. W.; Gutmann, J. S.; Jain, A.; Gruner, S. M.; Fetters, L. J.; Coates, G. W.; Wiesner, U. Synthesis and Characterization of Amphiphilic Poly(ethylene oxide)-block-Poly(hexyl methacrylate) Copolymers. Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2003204, 1047-1055. doi: 10.1002/macp.200390084

(47) Kameoka, J.; Orth, R.; Yang, Y.; Czaplewski, D.; Mathers, R.; Coates, G. W.; Craighead, H. G. A Scanning Tip Electrospinning Source for Deposition of Oriented Nanofibres. Nanotechnology 200314, 1124-1129. doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/14/10/310

(46) Czaplewski, D. A.; Kameoka, J.; Mathers, R.; Coates, G. W.; Craighead, H. G. Nanofluidic Channels with Elliptical Cross Sections Formed Using a Nonlithographic Process. Appl. Phys. Lett. 200383, 4836-4838. doi: 10.1063/1.1633008

(45) Cherian, A. E.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Chiral Anilines: Development of C2-Symmetric, Late-Transition Metal Catalysts for Isoselective 2-Butene Polymerization. Chem. Commun. 2003, 2566-2567. doi: 10.1039/b307659h

(44) Baird, E. J.; Holowka, D.; Coates, G. W.; Baird, B. Highly Effective Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Architectures for Specific Inhibition of Immune Receptor Activation. Biochemistry 200342, 12739-12748. doi: 10.1021/bi034884l

(43) Allen, S. D.; Moore, D. R.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Structure and Reactivity of Mono- and Dinuclear Diiminate Zinc Alkyl Complexes. J. Organomet. Chem. 2003683, 137-148. doi: 10.1016/s0022-328x(03)00544-8

(42) Rieth, L. R.; Moore, D. R.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Single-Site ß-Diiminate Zinc Catalysts for the Ring-Opening Polymerization of ß-Butyrolactone and ß-Valerolactone to Poly(3-hydroxyalkanoates). J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002,124, 15239-15248. doi: 10.1021/ja020978r

(41) Ovitt, T. M.; Coates, G. W. Stereochemistry of Lactide Polymerization with Chiral Catalysts: New Opportunities for Stereocontrol Using Polymer Exchange Mechanisms. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002124, 1316-1326. doi: 10.1021/ja012052+

(40) Moore, D. R.; Cheng, M.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Electronic and Steric Effects on Catalysts for CO2/Epoxide Polymerization: Subtle Modifications Resulting in Superior Activities. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 200241, 2599-2602. doi: 10.1002/1521-3773(20020715)41:14<2599::aid-anie2599>3.0.co;2-n

(39) Mahadevan, V.; Getzler, Y. D. Y. L.; Coates, G. W. [Lewis acid]+[Co(CO)4]- Complexes: A Versatile Class of Catalysts for Carbonylative Ring Expansion of Epoxides and Aziridines. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 200241, 2781-2784. doi: 10.1002/1521-3773(20020802)41:15<2781::aid-anie2781>3.0.co;2-s

(38) Hustad, P. D.; Tian, J.; Coates, G. W. Mechanism of Propylene Insertion Using Bis(phenoxyimine)-Based Titanium Catalysts: An Unusual Secondary Insertion of Propylene in a Group IV Catalyst System. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002124, 3614-3621. doi: 10.1021/ja0122593

(37) Hustad, P. D.; Tian, J.; Coates, G. W. Mechanism of Propylene Insertion Using Bis(phenoxyimine)-Based Titanium Catalysts: An Unusual Secondary Insertion of Propylene in a Group IV Catalyst System. [Erratum for [J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 3614-3621]. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002124, 15400. doi: 10.1021/ja025119h

(36) Hustad, P. D.; Coates, G. W. Insertion/Isomerization Polymerization of 1,5-Hexadiene: Synthesis of Functional Propylene Copolymers and Block Copolymers. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002124, 11578-11579. doi: 10.1021/ja0273748

(35) Harnett, C. K.; Satyalakshmi, K. M.; Coates, G. W.; Craighead, H. G. Direct Electron-Beam Patterning of Surface Coatings and Sacrificial Layers for Micro-Total Analysis Systems. J. Photopolym. Sci. Technol. 200215, 493-496. doi: 10.2494/photopolymer.15.493 (need valid link)

(34) Getzler, Y. D. Y. L.; Mahadevan, V.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Synthesis of ß-Lactones: A Highly Active and Selective Catalyst for Epoxide Carbonylation. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002124, 1174-1175. doi: 10.1021/ja017434u

(33) Fujita, M.; Coates, G. W. Synthesis and Characterization of Alternating and Multiblock Copolymers from Ethylene and Cyclopentene. Macromolecules 200235, 9640-9647. doi: 10.1021/ma021353g

(32) Coates, G. W.; Hustad, P. D.; Reinartz, S. Catalysts for the Living Insertion Polymerization of Alkenes: Access to New Polyolefin Architectures Using Ziegler-Natta Chemistry. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 200241, 2236-2257. doi: 10.1002/1521-3773(20020703)41:13<2236::aid-anie2236>3.0.co;2-3

(31) Coates, G. W. Polymerization Catalysis at the Millennium: Frontiers in Stereoselective, Metal-Catalyzed Polymerization. J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 2002, 467-475. doi: 10.1039/b111226k

(30) Allen, S. D.; Moore, D. R.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. High-Activity, Single-Site Catalysts for the Alternating Copolymerization of CO2 and Propylene Oxide. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002124, 14284-14285. doi: 10.1021/ja028071g

(29) Tian, J.; Hustad, P. D.; Coates, G. W. A New Catalyst for Highly Syndiospecific Living Olefin Polymerization: Homopolymers and Block Copolymers from Ethylene and Propylene. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001123, 5134-5135. doi: 10.1021/ja0157189

(28) Tian, J.; Hustad, P. D.; Coates, G. W. Development of a Diversity-Based Approach for the Discovery of New Catalysts for the Synthesis of Functional Polymers. Polym. Mater. Sci. Eng. 200184, 371-372.

(27) Rieth, L. R.; Eaton, R. F.; Coates, G. W. Polymerization of Ureidopyrimidinone-Functionalized Olefins by Using Late-Transition Metal Ziegler-Natta Catalysts: Synthesis of Thermoplastic Elastomeric Polyolefins. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2001,40, 2153-2156. doi: 10.1002/1521-3773(20010601)40:11<2153::aid-anie2153>3.0.co;2-w

(26) Coates, G. W. Arthur C. Cope scholar awards. Chem. Eng. News 200179, 37-43.

(25) Cheng, M.; Moore, D. R.; Reczek, J. J.; Chamberlain, B. M.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Single-Site ß-Diiminate Zinc Catalysts for the Alternating Copolymerization of CO2 and Epoxides: Catalyst Synthesis and Unprecedented Polymerization Activity. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001123, 8738-8749. doi: 10.1021/ja003850n

(24) Chamberlain, B. M.; Cheng, M.; Moore, D. R.; Ovitt, T. M.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Polymerization of Lactide with Zinc and Magnesium ß-Diiminate Complexes: Stereocontrol and Mechanism. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001123, 3229-3238. doi: 10.1021/ja003851f

(23) Tian, J.; Coates, G. W. Development of a Diversity-Based Approach for the Discovery of Stereoselective Polymerization Catalysts: Identification of a Catalyst for the Synthesis of Syndiotactic Polypropylene. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 200039, 3626-3629. doi: 10.1002/1521-3773(20001016)39:20<3626::AID-ANIE3626>3.0.CO;2-U

(22) Ovitt, T. M.; Coates, G. W. Stereoselective Ring-Opening Polymerization of rac-Lactide with a Single-Site, Racemic Aluminum Alkoxide Catalyst: Synthesis of Stereoblock Poly(lactic acid). J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 200038, 4686-4692. doi: 10.1002/1099-0518(200012)38:1+<4686::aid-pola80>3.0.co;2-0

(21) Coates, G. W. Precise Control of Polyolefin Stereochemistry Using Single-Site Metal Catalysts. Chem. Rev. 2000,100, 1223-1252. doi: 10.1021/cr990286u

(20) Cheng, M.; Darling, N. A.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Enantiomerically-Enriched Organic Reagents via Polymer Synthesis: Enantioselective Copolymerization of Cycloalkene Oxides and CO2 Using Homogeneous, Zinc-Based Catalysts. Chem. Commun. 2000, 2007-2008. doi: 10.1039/b005537i

(19) Weck, M.; Dunn, A. R.; Matsumoto, K.; Coates, G. W.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Grubbs, R. H. Influence of Perfluoroarene-Arene Interactions on the Phase Behavior of Liquid Crystalline and Polymeric Materials. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 199938, 2741-2745. doi: 10.1002/(sici)1521-3773(19990917)38:18<2741::aid-anie2741>3.0.co;2-1

(18) Ovitt, T. M.; Coates, G. W. Stereoselective Ring-Opening Polymerization of meso-Lactide: Synthesis of Syndiotactic Poly(lactic acid). J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999121, 4072-4073. doi: 10.1021/ja990088k

(17) Cheng, M.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. New High-Activity Zinc-Based Catalysts for Polycarbonate Synthesis.Polym. Mater. Sci. Eng. 199980, 44.

(16) Cheng, M.; Attygalle, A. B.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Single-Site Catalysts for Ring-Opening Polymerization: Synthesis of Heterotactic Poly(lactic acid) from rac-Lactide. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999121, 11583-11584. doi: 10.1021/ja992678o

(15) Bergman, J. S.; Coates, G. W.; Chen, H.; Giannelis, E. P.; Thomas, M. G. Synthesis and Characterization of Polyolefin-Silicate Nanocomposites: A Catalyst Intercalation and in situ Polymerization Approach. Chem. Commun. 1999, 2179-2180. doi: 10.1039/a905540a

(14) Coates, G. W.; Dunn, A. R.; Henling, L. M.; Ziller, J. W.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Grubbs, R. H. Phenyl-Perfluorophenyl Stacking Interactions: Topochemical [2+2] Photodimerization and Photopolymerization of Olefinic Compounds. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998120, 3641-3649. doi: 10.1021/ja974072a

(13) Cheng, M.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Coates, G. W. Catalytic Reactions Involving C1 Feedstocks: New High-Activity Zn(II)-Based Catalysts for the Alternating Copolymerization of Carbon Dioxide and Epoxides. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998120, 11018-11019. doi: 10.1021/ja982601k

(12) Coates, G. W.; Dunn, A. R.; Henling, L. M.; Dougherty, D. A.; Grubbs, R. H. Phenyl-Perfluorophenyl Stacking Interactions: A New Strategy for Supermolecule Construction. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 199736, 248-251. doi: 10.1002/anie.199702481

(11) Bruce, M. D.; Coates, G. W.; Hauptman, E.; Waymouth, R. M.; Ziller, J. W. Effect of Metal on the Stereospecificity of 2-Arylindene Catalysts for Elastomeric Polypropylene. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997119, 11174-11182. doi: 10.1021/ja971895r

(10) Grubbs, R. H.; Coates, G. W. a-Agostic Interactions and Olefin Insertion in Metallocene Polymerization Catalysts. Acc. Chem. Res. 199629, 85-93. doi: 10.1021/ar9501683

(9) Coates, G. W.; Grubbs, R. H. Quantitative Ring-Closing Metathesis of Polyolefins. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1996118, 229-230. doi: 10.1021/ja9532603

(8) Coates, G. W.; Waymouth, R. M. Oscillating Stereocontrol: A Strategy for the Synthesis of Thermoplastic Elastomeric Polypropylene. Science 1995267, 217-219. doi: 10.1126/science.267.5195.217

(7) Miller, R. G.; Kyle, J. A.; Coates, G. W.; Anderson, D. J.; Fanwick, P. E. Generation of an (Alkoxycarbonyl)Rhodium Complex in an Alcohol Analog of the Water-Gas Shift Reaction. Organometallics 199312, 1161-1166. doi: 10.1021/om00028a033

(6) Coates, G. W.; Waymouth, R. M. Enantioselective Cyclopolymerization of 1,5-Hexadiene Catalyzed by Chiral Zirconocenes: A Novel Strategy for the Synthesis of Optically Active Polymers with Chirality in the Main Chain. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1993115, 91-98. doi: 10.1021/ja00054a014

(5) Bovino, S. C.; Coates, G. W.; Banovetz, J. P.; Waymouth, R. M.; Straus, D. A.; Ziller, J. W. Crystal Structures of Chromium Complexes (?5-C5Me5)(?5-2,4-C7H11)Cr and (?5-C5Me5)(?5-2,4-C7H11)CrCO. An Example of ‘S’ 2,4-Dimethylpentadienyl Ligand Geometry. Inorg. Chim. Acta 1993203, 179-184. doi: 10.1016/s0020-1693(00)81655-2

(4) Kesti, M. R.; Coates, G. W.; Waymouth, R. M. Homogeneous Ziegler-Natta Polymerization of Functionalized Monomers Catalyzed by Cationic Group IV Metallocenes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992114, 9679-9680. doi: 10.1021/ja00050a069

(3) Coates, G. W.; Waymouth, R. M. Enantioselective Cyclopolymerization: a Novel Strategy for the Synthesis of Optically Active Polymers with Chirality in the Main Chain. Polym. Mater. Sci. Eng. 199267, 92-93.

(2) Coates, G. W.; Waymouth, R. M. Chiral Polymers via Cyclopolymerization. J. Mol. Catal. 199276, 189-194. doi: 10.1016/0304-5102(92)80157-c

(1) Coates, G. W.; Waymouth, R. M. Enantioselective Cyclopolymerization: Optically Active Poly(methylene-1,3-cyclopentane). J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1991113, 6270-6271. doi: 10.1021/ja00016a053

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