Kakkar group: recent publications

Publications

 

Recent publications

1.  Moeini, M.; Lu, X.; Bélanger, S.;Picard, F.; Boas, D.; Kakkar, A.; Lesage, F., “Cerebral tissue pO2 response to stimulation is preserved with age in awake mice”, Neuroscience Letters, 2019, 699, 160-166.

2.  Tavakolian, M.; Lerner, J.; Medina, F.; Frances, J.; van de Ven, T.G.M.; Kakkar, A., “Dendrimer directed assembly of dicarboxylated hairy nanocellulose”, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 2019, 541, 444-453.

3.   Sheikhi, A.; Li, N.; Mejlsoe, S.; Bomal, Enzo; van de Ven, T.G.M.; Kakkar, A., “Rational design of molecularly engineered biomimetic threshold scale inhibitors,” J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 6, 24058–24065.

4.   Wang, Y-C.; Rhéaume, E.; Lesage, F.; Kakkar, A., “Synthetic methodologies to gold nanoshells: An overview", Molecules, Nanochemistry, 2018, 23, 2851.

5.   Sheikhi, A.; Mejlsoe, S.;Li, N.; Bomal, E.; van de Ven, T.G.M.; Kakkar, A., “Biomimetic dendrimers for mineralization: Rare fibrous amorphous calcium carbonate (ACC) and branch-and-bud ACC-vaterite polymorphs,” Materials Chemistry Frontiers, 2018, 2, 2081 - 2090.

6.   Sheikhi, A., Olsson, A., Tufenkji, N., Kakkar, A., van de Ven, T.G.M., “Overcoming interfacial scaling using engineered nanocelluloses: A QCM-D study”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2018, 10(40), 34553-34560.  

7.   Moeini, M.; Lu, X.; Avti, P.K.;Damseh, R.; Bélanger, S.;Picard, F.; Sakadzic, S.; Boas, D.; Kakkar, A.; Lesage, F., “Compromised microvascular oxygen delivery increases brain tissue vulnerability with age,” Scientific Reports - Nature, 2018, 8, 8219.

8.   Sheikhi, A., Kakkar, A., van de Ven, T.G.M., “Nanoengineering colloidal and polymeric celluloses for threshold scale inhibition: towards universal biomass-based crystal modification,” Mater. Horiz. 2018, 5, 248-255.

9.   Sheikhi, A., Kakkar, A., van de Ven, T.G.M., “Biomimetic scale-resistant polymer nanocomposites: Towards universal additive-free scale inhibition”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 6, 10189-10195

10.   Kakkar, A.; Traverso, G.; Farokhzad, O.; Weissleder, R.; Langer, R. “Evolution of macromolecular complexity in drug delivery”, Nat. Rev. Chem. 2017, 1, 0063.

11.   Choi, J.; Moquin, A.; Bomal, E.; Li Na; Maysinger, D.; Kakkar, A., “Telodendrimers for physical encapsulation and covalent linking of individual or combined therapeutics,” Mol. Pharm. 2017, 14, 2607-2615. Invited Article for Special Issue: “Polymers in Drug Delivery: Chemistry and Applications”.

12.   Moeini, M.; Lu, X.; Lam, T.; Belanger, S.; Kakkar, A.; Lesage, F. “Brain tissue oxygenation changes with age in awake mice”, Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 2017, 37(S1), p. 57-58.

13.   Ladd, E.; Sheikhi, A.; Li, N.; van de Ven, T.G.M.; Kakkar, A., “Design and synthesis of dendrimers with facile surface group functionalization, and an evaluation of their bactericidal efficacy,” Molecules, 2017, 22, 868, doi:10.3390/molecules22060868. Special issue: Dendrimers: A themed issue in honor of Professor Donald A. Tomalia on the occasion of his 80th birthday.

14.   Pouliot, P.; Gagnon, L.; Lam, T.; Avti, P.; Bowen, C.; Desjardins, M.; Kakkar, A.K.; Thorin, E.; Sakadzic, S.; Boas, D.; Lesage, F., “Magnetic resonance fingerprinting based on realistic vasculature in mice”, NeuroImage, 2017, 149, 436-445.

15.   Lam, T.; Avti, P.K.; Pouliot, P.; Tardif, J-C.; Rhéaume, É.; Lesage, F.; Kakkar, A., “Surface engineering of SPIONs: Role of phosphonate ligand multivalency in tailoring their efficacy,” Nanotechnology, 2016, 27, 415602 (11pp).

16.   Sheikhi, A.; Kakkar, A.; van de Ven, T.G.M., “A leaf out of nature’s book: Bio-inspired mineralization using hairy cellulose nanocrystalloids”, Crystal Growth & Design, 2016, 16 (8), 4627–4634.

17.   Lam, T.; Avti, P.K.; Pouliot, P.; Maafi, F.; Tardif, J-C.; Rhéaume, É.; Lesage, F.; Kakkar, A., “Fabricating water dispersible superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for biomedical applications through ligand exchange or direct conjugation,” Nanomaterials, 2016, 6, 100; doi:10.3390/nano6060100. Feature Paper.

18.   Lam, T.; Avti, P.K.; Pouliot, P.; Tardif, J-C.; Rhéaume, É.; Lesage, F.; Kakkar, A., “Magnetic resonance imaging/fluorescence dual modality protocol using designed phosphonate ligands coupled to superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles,” J. Mater. Chem. B., 2016, 4, 3969-3981.

19.   Sheikhi, A.; Na Li; van de Ven, T.; Kakkar, A., “Macromolecule based platform for developing tailor made formulations for scale Inhibition”, Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 2016, 2, 71-84. Critical Review.

Book Chapters and Refereed Proceedings

1. Sharma, A.; Sharma, R.; Abouelmagd, A.; Kakkar, A., “Synthetic Articulation of Miktoarm Polymers for Applications in Biology”, Miktoarm Star Polymers: From Basics of Branched Structure to Synthesis, Self-Assembly and Applications, Polymer Chemistry Series No. 25, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK, 2017, Chapter 6, 150-180.

2. Pasco, M.; Kakkar, A.K., “Understanding the Role of Solvent in Crystalline Morphology Selection of Carbamazepine”, The Proceedings of the Fundamental and Applied Pulp and Paper Modelling Symposium (FAPPMS), 2011, 55-59

3. Hourani, R.; Whitehead, M.A.; Kakkar, A.K. “Understanding Dendrimer Architecture Using a Combined Experimental and Theoretical Approach”, Polymeric Materials: Science & Engineering, 2007, 97, 97.

 

    Publications by year

    2019

    Moeini, M.; Lu, X.; Bélanger, S.;Picard, F.; Boas, D.; Kakkar, A.; Lesage, F., “Cerebral tissue pO2 response to stimulation is preserved with age in awake mice”, Neuroscience Letters, 2019, 699, 160-166.

    Tavakolian, M.; Lerner, J.; Medina, F.; Frances, J.; van de Ven, T.G.M.; Kakkar, A., “Dendrimer directed assembly of dicarboxylated hairy nanocellulose”, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 2019, 541, 444-453.

    2018

    Sheikhi, A.; Li, N.; Mejlsoe, S.; Bomal, Enzo; van de Ven, T.G.M.; Kakkar, A., “Rational design of molecularly engineered biomimetic threshold scale inhibitors,” J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 6, 24058–24065.

    Wang, Y-C.; Rhéaume, E.; Lesage, F.; Kakkar, A. “Synthetic methodologies to gold nanoshells: An overview”, Molecules, Nanochemistry, 2018, 23, 2851.

    Sheikhi, A.; Mejlsoe, S.;Li, N.; Bomal, E.; van de Ven, T.G.M.; Kakkar, A., “Biomimetic dendrimers for mineralization: Rare fibrous amorphous calcium carbonate (ACC) and branch-and-bud ACC-vaterite polymorphs,” Materials Chemistry Frontiers, 2018, 2, 2081 - 2090.

    Sheikhi, A., Olsson, A., Tufenkji, N., Kakkar, A., van de Ven, T.G.M., “Overcoming interfacial scaling using engineered nanocelluloses: A QCM-D study”, ACS Appl. Mater.  Interfaces, 2018, 10(40), 34553-34560.

    Moeini, M.; Lu, X.; Avti, P.K.;Damseh, R.; Bélanger, S.;Picard, F.; Sakadzic, S.; Boas, D.; Kakkar, A.; Lesage, F., “Compromised microvascular oxygen delivery increases brain tissue vulnerability with age,” Scientific Reports - Nature, 2018, 8, 8219.

    Sheikhi, A., Kakkar, A., van de Ven, T.G.M., “Nanoengineering colloidal and polymeric celluloses for threshold scale inhibition: towards universal biomass-based crystal modification,” Mater. Horiz. 2018, 5, 248-255.

    Sheikhi, A., Kakkar, A., van de Ven, T.G.M., “Biomimetic scale-resistant polymer nanocomposites: Towards universal additive-free scale inhibition”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 6, 10189-10195.

    2017

    Kakkar, A.; Traverso, G.; Farokhzad, O.; Weissleder, R.; Langer, R. “Evolution of macromolecular complexity in drug delivery”, Nat. Rev. Chem. 2017, 1, 0063.

    Choi, J.; Moquin, A.; Bomal, E.; Li Na; Maysinger, D.; Kakkar, A., “Telodendrimers for physical encapsulation and covalent linking of individual or combined therapeutics,” Mol. Pharm. 2017, 14, 2607-2615. Invited Article for Special Issue: “Polymers in Drug Delivery: Chemistry and Applications”.

    Moeini, M.; Lu, X.; Lam, T.; Belanger, S.; Kakkar, A.; Lesage, F. “Brain tissue oxygenation changes with age in awake mice”, Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 2017, 37(S1), p. 57-58.

    Ladd, E.; Sheikhi, A.; Li, N.; van de Ven, T.G.M.; Kakkar, A., “Design and synthesis of dendrimers with facile surface group functionalization, and an evaluation of their bactericidal efficacy,” Molecules, 2017, 22, 868, doi:10.3390/molecules22060868. Special issue: Dendrimers: A themed issue in honor of Professor Donald A. Tomalia on the occasion of his 80th birthday.

    Pouliot, P.; Gagnon, L.; Lam, T.; Avti, P.; Bowen, C.; Desjardins, M.; Kakkar, A.K.; Thorin, E.; Sakadzic, S.; Boas, D.; Lesage, F., “Magnetic resonance fingerprinting based on realistic vasculature in mice”, NeuroImage, 2017, 149, 436-445.

    2016

    Lam, T.; Avti, P.K.; Pouliot, P.; Tardif, J-C.; Rhéaume, É.; Lesage, F.; Kakkar, A., “Surface engineering of SPIONs: Role of phosphonate ligand multivalency in tailoring their efficacy,” Nanotechnology, 2016, 27, 415602 (11pp).

    Sheikhi, A.; Kakkar, A.; van de Ven, T.G.M., “A leaf out of nature’s book: Bio-inspired mineralization using hairy cellulose nanocrystalloids”, Crystal Growth & Design, 2016, 16 (8), 4627–4634.

    Lam, T.; Avti, P.K.; Pouliot, P.; Maafi, F.; Tardif, J-C.; Rhéaume, É.; Lesage, F.; Kakkar, A., “Fabricating water dispersible superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for biomedical applications through ligand exchange or direct conjugation,” Nanomaterials, 2016, 6, 100; doi:10.3390/nano6060100. Feature Paper.

    Lam, T.; Avti, P.K.; Pouliot, P.; Tardif, J-C.; Rhéaume, É.; Lesage, F.; Kakkar, A., “Magnetic resonance imaging/fluorescence dual modality protocol using designed phosphonate ligands coupled to superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles,” J. Mater. Chem. B., 2016, 4, 3969-3981.

    Sheikhi, A.; Na Li; van de Ven, T.; Kakkar, A., “Macromolecule based platform for developing tailor made formulations for scale Inhibition”, Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 2016, 2, 71-84. Critical Review.

    2015

    Sharma, A.; Kakkar, A., “Designing multi-tasking nanocarriers for efficient medical therapy”, Molecules 2015, 20, 16987-17015; doi:10.3390/molecules200916987. Invited Feature Article for the Special Issue: “Nanomedicine”, Ed. Dr. Didier Astruc.

    Sharma, A.; Moquin, A.; Cui, Y.; Lau, A.; Maysinger, D.; Kakkar, A., “Asymmetric AB3 miktoarm star polymers: Synthesis, self-assembly and study of micelle stability using AF4 for efficient & sustained drug delivery”, Macromol. Biosci. 2015, 15, 1744–1754.

    Bedard, M.; Avti, P.K.; Lam, T.; Rouleau, L.; Tardif, J-C.; Rhéaume, E.; Lesage, F.; Kakkar, A., “Conjugation of multivalent ligands to Gold nanoshells and designing a dual modality imaging probe”, J. Mater. Chem. B 2015, 3, 1788-1800.

    2014

    Sharma, A., Mejía, D., Maysinger, D., & Kakkar, A. (2014). Design and synthesis of multifunctional traceable dendrimers for visualizing drug delivery. RSC Advances, 4(37), 19242-19245.

    Soliman, G. M., Redon, R., Sharma, A., Mejía, D., Maysinger, D., & Kakkar, A. (2014). Miktoarm star polymer based multifunctional traceable nanocarriers for efficient delivery of poorly water soluble pharmacological agents. Macromolecular Bioscience,

    2013

    Avti, P. K., & Kakkar, A. (2013). Dendrimers as anti-inflammatory agents. Brazilian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 49(SPL.ISS.), 57-65.

    Avti, P. K., Maysinger, D., & Kakkar, A. (2013). Alkyne-azide "click" chemistry in designing nanocarriers for applications in biology. Molecules, 18(8), 9531-9549.

    Lam, T., Pouliot, P., Avti, P. K., Lesage, F., & Kakkar, A. K. (2013). Superparamagnetic iron oxide based nanoprobes for imaging and theranostics. Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 199-200, 95-113.

    Neibert, K., Gosein, V., Sharma, A., Khan, M., Whitehead, M. A., Maysinger, D., & Kakkar, A. (2013). "Click" dendrimers as anti-inflammatory agents: With insights into their binding from molecular modeling studies. Molecular Pharmaceutics, 10(6), 2502-2508.

    Ng, V. W. K., Berti, R., Lesage, F., & Kakkar, A. (2013). Gold: A versatile tool for in vivo imaging. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 1(1), 9-25.

    2012

    Castonguay, A., Ladd, E., Van De Ven, T. G. M., & Kakkar, A. (2012). Dendrimers as bactericides. New Journal of Chemistry, 36(2), 199-204.

    Sharma, A., Soliman, G. M., Al-Hajaj, N., Sharma, R., Maysinger, D., & Kakkar, A. (2012). Design and evaluation of multifunctional nanocarriers for selective delivery of coenzyme Q10 to mitochondria. Biomacromolecules, 13(1), 239-252.

    2011

    Castonguay, A., Wilson, E., Al-Hajaj, N., Petitjean, L., Paoletti, J., Maysinger, D., & Kakkar, A. (2011). Thermosensitive dendrimer formulation for drug delivery at physiologically relevant temperatures. Chemical Communications, 47(44), 12146-12148.

    Sharma, A., Khatchadourian, A., Khanna, K., Sharma, R., Kakkar, A., & Maysinger, D. (2011). Multivalent niacin nanoconjugates for delivery to cytoplasmic lipid droplets. Biomaterials, 32(5), 1419-1429.

    Sharma, A., Neibert, K., Sharma, R., Hourani, R., Maysinger, D., & Kakkar, A. (2011). Facile construction of multifunctional nanocarriers using sequential click chemistry for applications in biology. Macromolecules, 44(3), 521-529.

    Soliman, G. M., Sharma, A., Maysinger, D., & Kakkar, A. (2011). Dendrimers and miktoarm polymers based multivalent nanocarriers for efficient and targeted drug delivery. Chemical Communications, 47(34), 9572-9587.

    2010

    Castonguay, A., & Kakkar, A. K. (2010). Dendrimer templated construction of silver nanoparticles. Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 160(1-2), 76-87.

    Franc, G., & Kakkar, A. K. (2010). "Click" methodologies: Efficient, simple and greener routes to design dendrimers. Chemical Society Reviews, 39(5), 1536-1544.

    Franc, G., & Kakkar, A. K. (2010). Metallodendrimers: Photophysical properties and related applications

    Hourani, R., Jain, M., Maysinger, D., & Kakkar, A. (2010). Multi-tasking with single platform dendrimers for targeting sub-cellular microenvironments. Chemistry - A European Journal, 16(21), 6164-6168.

    Hourani, R., & Kakkar, A. (2010). Advances in the elegance of chemistry in designing dendrimers. Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 31(11), 947-974.

    Hourani, R., Sharma, A., & Kakkar, A. (2010). Designing dendritic frameworks using versatile building blocks suitable for CuI-catalyzed alkyne azide 'click' chemistry. Tetrahedron Letters, 51(29), 3792-3795.

    Khanna, K., Varshney, S., & Kakkar, A. (2010). Designing miktoarm polymers using a combination of "click" reactions in sequence with ring-opening polymerization. Macromolecules, 43(13), 5688-5698.

    Khanna, K., Varshney, S., & Kakkar, A. (2010). Miktoarm star polymers: Advances in synthesis, self-assembly, and applications. Polymer Chemistry, 1(8), 1171-1185.

    Soliman, G. M., Sharma, R., Choi, A. O., Varshney, S. K., Winnik, F. M., Kakkar, A. K., & Maysinger, D. (2010). Tailoring the efficacy of nimodipine drug delivery using nanocarriers based on A2B miktoarm star polymers. Biomaterials, 31(32), 8382-8392.

    Vieyres, A., Lam, T., Gillet, R., Franc, G., Castonguay, A., & Kakkar, A. (2010). Combined CuI-catalysed alkyne-azide cycloaddition and furan-maleimide diels-alder "click" chemistry approach to thermoresponsive dendrimers. Chemical Communications, 46(11), 1875-1877.

    2009

    Franc, G., & Kakkar, A. K. (2009). Diels-alder "click" chemistry in designing dendritic macromolecules. Chemistry - A European Journal, 15(23), 5630-5639.

    Sutton, A. M. Y., Franc, G., & Kakkar, A. (2009). Silver metal nanoparticles: Facile dendrimer-assisted size-controlled synthesis and selective catalytic reduction of chloronitrobenzenes. Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 47(18), 4482-4493.

    2008

    Franc, G., & Kakkar, A. (2008). Dendrimer design using CuI-catalyzed alkyne-azide "click-chemistry". Chemical Communications, (42), 5267-5276.

    Hourani, R., Whitehead, M. A., & Kakkar, A. (2008). Turbine shape organotin dendrimers: Photophysical properties and direct replacement of sn with pt. Macromolecules, 41(3), 508-510.

    Liu, X., & Kakkar, A. (2008). Tailoring silver nanoparticle construction using dendrimer templated silica networks. Nanotechnology, 19(24)

    Quist, F., Mooney, J., & Kakkar, A. K. (2008). Self-assembled monolayers: Solidification of carbamazepine in form II at an interface. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 62(2), 319-323.

    Vassilieff, T., & Kakkar, A. (2008). Dumbbell-shaped dendrimers - synthesis and self-assembly. Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 86(6), 540-547

    Vassilieff, T., Sutton, A., & Kakkar, A. K. (2008). Shape control in silver metal nanoparticle construction using dumb-bell dendrimers. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 18(34), 4031-4033.

    2007

    Czerniewski, A. A., Liu, X. J., Rolland, O., Hourani, R., Four, M., & Kakkar, A. (2007). Templating silica network construction using 3,5-dihydroxybenzylalcohol based dendrimers: Influence of dendrimer aggregation on evolving network structure. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 17(26), 2737-2745.

    Hourani, R., Kakkar, A., & Whitehead, M. A. (2007). Theoretical investigation of 3,5-dihydroxybenzylalcohol based dendrimer generations 1-5 using molecular mechanics (MM+) method and the PM3 semi-empirical molecular orbital theory. Journal of Molecular Structure: THEOCHEM, 807(1-3), 101-107.

    Quist, F., & Kakkar, A. (2007). Self-assembled monolayers: Influence of complementarity between chemisorbed and crystallizing molecules in polymorph selection. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 313(1), 378-382.

    2006

    Vassilieff, T., Quist, F., & Kakkar, A. (2006). Influence of interfacial features in the supramolecular assembly of 3,5-dihydroxybenzylalcohol based dendrimers on Si/SiO2 surfaces. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 297(2), 455-464.

    2005

    Dickie, A. J., Kakkar, A. K., & Whitehead, M. A. (2005). Theoretical calculation of self-assembled alkynyl thin films. Journal of Molecular Structure: THEOCHEM, 723(1-3), 111-122.

    Hourani, R., Kakkar, A., & Whitehead, M. A. (2005). 3,5-dihydroxybenzylalcohol based dendrimers: Structure evaluation and molecular encapsulation in generations 1-5. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 15(21), 2106-2113.

    2004

    Dickie, A. J., Quist, F., Whitehead, M. A., & Kakkar, A. K. (2004). Templated crystallization of octadecanol on patterned nanoassemblies. Langmuir, 20(11), 4315-4317.

    Beurrier, O., & Kakkar, A. K. (2004). Metallodendritic materials for heterogenized homogeneous catalysis. Paper presented at the Macromolecular Symposia, , 209 97-118.

    Bourrier, O., Butlin, J., Hourani, R., & Kakkar, A. K. (2004). Aggregation of 3,5-dihydroxybenzyl alcohol based dendrimers and hyperbranched polymers, and encapsulation of DR1 in such dendritic aggregates. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 357(13), 3836-3846.

    2003

    Bourrier, O., & Kakkar, A. K. (2003). Dendritic polymers containing a dimethylsilyl linked dihydroxybenzyl alcohol backbone: Divergent synthesis, aggregation, functionalization, and an evaluation of their applications in catalysis. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 13(6), 1306-1315.

    Dickie, A. J., Kakkar, A. K., & Whitehead, M. A. (2003). Molecular modelling of self-assembled alkynyl monolayer structures - unnatural symmetry units, surface bonding, and topochemical polymerization. Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 81(11), 1228-1240.

    Kakkar, A. K. (2003). Dendritic polymers: From efficient catalysis to drug delivery. Macromolecular Symposia, 196, 145-154.

    2002

    Dasgupta, M., Peori, M. B., & Kakkar, A. K. (2002). Designing dendritic polymers containing phosphorus donor ligands and their corresponding transition metal complexes. Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 233-234, 223-235.

    Dickie, A. J., Kakkar, A. K., & Whitehead, M. A. (2002). Molecular modeling of self-assembled alkynyl thin films: Elucidation of monolayer structure from small, calculated symmetry units. Langmuir, 18(15), 5657-5660.

    Kakkar, A. K. (2002). Nano-organometallics: Heterogenizing homogeneous catalysts via thin film methodology. Chemical Reviews, 102(10), 3579-3588.

    Peori, M. B., & Kakkar, A. K. (2002). Specific complexation modes of tripodal polyphosphorus ligands with rhodium: Generating multimetallic compounds of controlled structure via simple ordination chemistry. Organometallics, 21(19), 3860-3866.

    Yam, C. M., Dickie, A. J., & Kakkar, A. K. (2002). Fabrication of self-assembled mono- and multilayered thin films via step-by-step deposition of sn(NEt2)4 and dialkyne terminated chromophores on silica based surfaces. Langmuir, 18(22), 8481-8487.

    2001

    Chaumel, F., Jiang, H., & Kakkar, A. (2001). Sol-gel materials for second-order nonlinear optics. Chemistry of Materials, 13(10), 3389-3395.

    1999

    Jiang, H., & Kakkar, A. K. (1999). An alternative route based on acid-base hydrolytic chemistry to NLO active organic-inorganic hybrid materials for second-order nonlinear optics. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 121(15), 3657-3665.

    Petrucci, M. G. L., Fenwick, D., & Kakkar, A. K. (1999). A new catalytic hybrid material from simple acid-base hydrolytic chemistry. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 146(1-2), 309-315.

    Petrucci, M. G. L., & Kakkar, A. K. (1999). Heterogenizing homogeneous catalysis using molecular self-assembly of long alkane chain phosphines bound to rh(I) complexes. Chemistry of Materials, 11(2), 269-276.

    Petrucci-Samija, M., Guillemette, V., Dasgupta, M., & Kakkar, A. K. (1999). A new divergent route to the synthesis of organophosphine and metallodendrimers via simple acid-base hydrolytic chemistry [8]. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 121(9), 1968-1969.

    Petrucci-Samija, M., Guillemette, V., Dasgupta, M., & Kakkar, A. K. (1999). Erratum: A new divergent route to the synthesis of organophosphine and metallodendrimers via simple acidbase hydrolytic chemistry (journal of the american chemical society (1999) 121:9 (1968-1969)). Journal of the American Chemical Society, 121(13), 3248.

    Westcott, S. A., Kakkar, A. K., Taylor, N. J., Roe, D. C., & Marder, T. B. (1999). Synthesis, structure, and solution dynamics of indenyl rhodium complexes containing bulky phosphine ligands. Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 77(2), 205-215.

    Yam, C. M., & Kakkar, A. K. (1999). Molecular self-assembly of dihydroxy-terminated molecules via acid-base hydrolytic chemistry on silica surfaces: Step-by-step multilayered thin film construction. Langmuir, 15(11), 3807-3815.

    1998

    Jiang, H., & Kakkar, A. K. (1998). From simple acid-base hydrolytic chemistry to soluble high tg inorganic-organic hybrid materials with large and stable second-order nonlinear optical susceptibilities. Advanced Materials, 10(14), 1093-1097.

    Jiang, H., & Kakkar, A. K. (1998). Functionalized siloxane-linked polymers for second-order nonlinear optics. Macromolecules, 31(8), 2501-2508.

    Jiang, H., & Kakkar, A. K. (1998). Soluble high-tg polymers for second-order nonlinear optics from an unusual mix of imide and siloxane linkages in the backbone. Macromolecules, 31(13), 4170-4176.

    Lesley, M. J. G., Woodward, A., Taylor, N. J., Marder, T. B., Cazenobe, I., Ledoux, I., . . . Kakkar, A. K. (1998). Lewis acidic borane adducts of pyridines and stilbazoles for nonlinear optics. Chemistry of Materials, 10(5), 1355-1365.

    Petrucci, M. G. L., & Kakkar, A. K. (1998). Acid-base hydrolytic chemistry route to thin films containing terminal donor ligands and organometallic complexes for heterogenization of metal complex catalysis. Organometallics, 17(9), 1798-1811.

    Petrucci, M. G. L., Lebuis, A. -., & Kakkar, A. K. (1998). Rhodium(I) mixed CO/phosphine/amine complexes: Synthesis, structure, and reactivity. Organometallics, 17(23), 4966-4975.

    Yam, C. M., Dickie, A., Malkhasian, A., Kakkar, A. K., & Whitehead, M. A. (1998). Molecular self-assembly of rigid-rod alkynyl chromophores on inorganic oxide surfaces. Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 76(11), 1766-1778.

    Yam, C. M., Tong, S. S. Y., & Kakkar, A. K. (1998). Simple acid-base hydrolytic chemistry approach to molecular self-assembly: Thin films of long chain alcohols terminated with alkyl, phenyl, and acetylene groups on inorganic oxides surfaces. Langmuir, 14(24), 6941-6947.

    1996

    Roscoe, S. B., Kakkar, A. K., Marks, T. J., Malik, A., Durbin, M. K., Lin, W., . . . Dutta, P. (1996). Self-assembled chromophoric NLO-active monolayers. X-ray reflectivity and second-harmonic generation as complementary probes of building block-film microstructure relationships. Langmuir, 12(17), 4218-4223.

    Bunten, K. A., & Kakkar, A. K. (1996). Synthesis, optical absorption, fluorescence, quantum efficiency, and electrical conductivity studies of pyridine/pyridinium dialkynyl organic and pt(II)-σ-acetylide monomers and polymers. Macromolecules, 29(8), 2885-2893.

    Jiang, H., Kakkar, A. K., Lebuis, A. -., Zhou, H., & Wong, G. K. (1996). Simple acid-base hydrolytic chemistry approach to new materials for second-order non-linear optics. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 6(6), 1075-1077.

    Markwell, R. D., Butler, I. S., Kakkar, A. K., Khan, M. S., Al-Zakwani, Z. H., & Lewis, J. (1996). Vibrational spectroscopic investigation of rigid-rod platinum σ-acetylide polymers containing variable acetylenic microstructures. Organometallics, 15(9), 2331-2337.

    Roscoe, S. B., Yitzchaik, S., Kakkar, A. K., Marks, T. J., Xu, Z., Zhang, T., . . . Wong, G. K. (1996). Self-assembled chromophoric NLO-active structures. second-harmonic generation and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopic studies of nucleophilic substitution and ion exchange processes on benzyl halide-functionalized surfaces. Langmuir, 12(22), 5338-5349.

    1995

    Bunten, K. A., & Kakkar, A. K. (1995). Synthesis of pyridine/pyridinium-based alkynyl monomers, oligomers and polymers: Enhancing conjugation by pyridine N-quaternization. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 5(11), 2041-2043.

    Hodge, A. J., Ingham, S. L., Kakkar, A. K., Khan, M. S., Lewis, J., Long, N. J., . . . Raithby, P. R. (1995). Donor-acceptor-based vinylidene and σ-acetylide complexes of ruthenium and osmium. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 488(1-2), 205-210.

    Kakkar, A. K., & Khan, M. S. (1995). 7. vanadium 1990. Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 146, 203-210.

    Petrucci, M. G. L., & Kakkar, A. K. (1995). A convenient molecular self-assembly route to thin films containing terminal donor ligands and anchored organotransition-metal complexes for heterogenized homogeneous catalysis. Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications, (15), 1577-1578.

    Yam, C. M., & Kakkar, A. K. (1995). A novel route to efficient inorganic oxide surface modifications: Molecularly self-assembled linear and conjugated alkynyl thin film materials. Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications, (8), 907-909.

    1994

    Kakkar, A. K., Yitzchaik, S., Roscoe, S. B., Marks, T. J., Lin, W., & Wong, G. K. (1994). Self-assembled chromophoric thin film NLO materials. effect of coupling agent surface functionalization and ion exchange processes on second harmonic generation characteristics. Thin Solid Films, 242(1-2), 142-145.

    Khan, M. S., Kakkar, A. K., Ingham, S. L., Raithby, P. R., Lewis, J., Spencer, B., . . . Friend, R. H. (1994). Synthesis and electronic structure of rigid rod octahedral ru-σ-acetylide complexes. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 472(1-2), 247-255.

    Khan, M. S., Kakkar, A. K., Long, N. J., Lewis, J., Raithby, P., Nguyen, P., . . . Friend, R. H. (1994). Synthesis and optical spectroscopy of linear long-chain di-terminal alkynes and their pt-σ-acetylide polymeric complexes. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 4(8), 1227-1232.

    Roscoe, S. B., Yitzchaik, S., Kakkar, A. K., Marks, T. J., Lin, W., & Wong, G. K. (1994). Ion exchange processes and environmental effects in chromophoric self-assembled superlattices. manipulation of microstructure and large enhancements in nonlinear optical response. Langmuir, 10(5), 1337-1339.

    Yitzchaik, S., Kakkar, A. K., Roscoe, S. B., Marks, T. J., Lundquist, P. M., Lin, W., & Wong, G. K. (1994). Descriptive chemistry of self-assembled multilayer second-order NLO materials. chemical, microstructural and performance interrelationships. Paper presented at the Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, , 328 27-35.

    1993

    Atherton, Z., Faulkner, C. W., Ingham, S. L., Kakkar, A. K., Khan, M. S., Lewis, J., . . . Raithby, P. R. (1993). Rigid rod σ-acetylide complexes of iron, ruthenium and osmium. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 462(1-2), 265-270.

    Frankcom, T. M., Green, J. C., Nagy, A., Kakkar, A. K., & Marder, T. B. (1993). Electronic structure and photoelectron spectroscopy of d8 rhodium indenyl complexes. Organometallics, 12(9), 3688-3697.

    Kakkar, A. K., & Khan, M. S. (1993). Palladium. Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 124(1-2), 1-40.

    Kakkar, A. K., Yitzchaik, S., Roscoe, S. B., Kubota, F., Allan, D. S., Marks, T. J., . . . Wong, G. K. (1993). Chromophoric self-assembled nonlinear optical multilayer materials. synthesis, properties, and structural interconversions of assemblies with rodlike alkynyl chromophores. Langmuir, 9(2), 388-390.

    Yitzchaik, S., Roscoe, S. B., Kakkar, A. K., Allan, D. S., Marks, T. J., Xu, Z., . . . Wong, G. K. (1993). Chromophoric self-assembled NLO multilayer materials. real time observation of monolayer growth and microstructural evolution by in situ second harmonic generation techniques. Journal of Physical Chemistry, 97(27), 6958-6960.

    1992

    Duer, M. J., Khan, M. S., & Kakkar, A. K. (1992). Solid state multinuclear NMR study of σ-acetylide complexes of platinum, trans-[ClPt(PnBu3)2CCpC6H4CCPt(PnBu3)2Cl] and trans-[pt(PnBu3)2CCpC6H4CC]n. Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, 1(1), 13-16.

    Kakkar, A. K., Taylor, N. J., Marder, T. B., Shen, J. K., Hallinan, N., & Basolo, F. (1992). Kinetics and mechanism of CO ligand substitution in the ring-substituted indenyl rhodium complexes [(η5-C9RnH7-n)rh(CO)2]. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 198-200(C), 219-231.

    Khan, M. S., Davies, S. J., Kakkar, A. K., Schwartz, D., Lin, B., Johnson, B. F. G., & Lewis, J. (1992). Synthesis of monomeric, oligomeric and polymeric σ-acetylide complexes of platinum, palladium, nickel and rhodium. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 424(1), 87-97.

    Khan, M. S., Pasha, N. A., Kakkar, A. K., Raithby, P. R., Lewis, J., Fuhrmann, K., & Friend, R. H. (1992). Synthesis and optical spectroscopy of monomeric and polymeric cobalt σ-acetylide complexes. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2(7), 759-760.

    Lewis, J., Khan, M. S., Kakkar, A. K., Johnson, B. F. G., Marder, T. B., Fyfe, H. B., . . . Dray, A. E. (1992). Di-, tri-, pseudo-di- and pseudo-tetra-acetylenic polymers of platinum: Synthesis, characterization and optical spectra. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 425(1-2), 165-176.

    Lewis, J., Khan, M. S., Kakkar, A. K., Raithby, P. R., Fuhrmann, K., & Friend, R. H. (1992). Synthesis and characterisation of a bulky chelating bis(phosphine) ligand, 1,2-bis(dinbutylphosphino)ethane (DBPE), and its iron metal coordinated complexes, fe(DBPE)2Cl2 and fe(DBPE)2(CCC6H5)2. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 433(1-2), 135-139.

    O'Hare, D., Green, J. C., Marder, T., Collins, S., Stringer, G., Kakkar, A. K., . . . Pugh, S. (1992). Synthesis and electronic structure of permethylindenyl complexes of iron and cobalt. Organometallics, 11(1), 48-55.

    1991

    Johnson, B. F. G., Kakkar, A. K., Khan, M. S., & Lewis, J. (1991). Synthesis of novel rigid rod iron metal containing polyyne polymers. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 409(3), C12-C14.

    Johnson, B. F. G., Kakkar, A. K., Khan, M. S., Lewis, J., Dray, A. E., Friend, R. H., & Wittmann, F. (1991). Synthesis and optical spectroscopy of platinum-metal-containing di- and tri-acetylenic polymers. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 1(3), 485-486.

    1990

    Westcott, S. A., Kakkar, A. K., Stringer, G., Taylor, N. J., & Marder, T. B. (1990). Flexible coordination of indenyl ligands in sandwich complexes of transition metals. molecular structures of [(η-C9R7)2M] (M = fe, R = H, me; M = co, ni, R = H): Direct measurement of the degree of slip-fold distortion as a function of d-electron count. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 394(1-3), 777-794.

    1989

    Kakkar, A. K., Jones, S. F., Taylor, N. J., Collins, S., & Marder, T. B. (1989). The hapticity of η-indenyl complexes: Molecular structures of [(η5-C9R7)rh(η4-cod)](R = H, me) (cod = cyclo-octa-5-diene). Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications, (19), 1454-1456.

    Kakkar, A. K., Taylor, N. J., Calabrese, J. C., Nugent, W. A., Roe, D. C., Connaway, E. A., & Marder, T. B. (1989). An unusual rotational distortion in an [(η-indenyl)RhL2] complex: Molecular structures of [(η-1,2,3-Me3C9H 4)rh(η-C2H4)2] and [(η-C9H7)rh(CO)2]. Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications, (15), 990-992.

    Kakkar, A. K., Taylor, N. J., & Marder, T. B. (1989). Synthesis and structure of the [Rh2(dmpe)4(μ-dmpe)]2+ salt of the naked cyclopentadienyl anion: A comparison of the reactivity of [(η-indenyl)rh(η-C2H4)2] and [(η-C5H5)rh(η-C2H4) 2]. Organometallics, 8(7), 1765-1768.