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37. “Explosive Dissolution and Trapping of Block Copolymer Seed Crystallites” Guerin, G.; Rupar, P. A.; Manners, I.; Winnik M.; Nature Communications, 2018, Accepted

36. “The Anionic Ring-Opening Polymerization of N-(Methanesulfonyl)azetidine” Reisman, L.; Rowe, E. A.; Liang, Q.; Rupar, P. A. Polymer Chemistry, 2018, 10.1039/C8PY00074C (Invited article)
*Featured in the Polymer Chemistry Emerging Investigators Themed Collection

35. “Tunable Phosphafluorene-containing Conjugated Copolymers” Cao, H.; Bauer, Bi, S.; Li, D.; You, Y.; Rupar P. A. Submitted

34. “Polymerizations of Nitrophenyl Sulfonyl-Activated Aziridines” Mbarushimana, P. C.; Liang, Q.; Allred, J. M.; Rupar, P. A. Macromolecules, 201851, 977-983 

33. “Recent Advances in Conjugated Furans” Cao, H.; Rupar, P. A. Chem. Eur. J. 201723, 14670-14675  (Invited article)

32. “Iodine is a Common Impurity in Tetrabutylammonium Fluoride” Brettell-Adams, I. A.; Andreen, A. V.; Bhattacharyya, S.; Rupar, P. A. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 2018, 258, 597-601.

31. “Bridged Difurans: Stabilizing Furan with P-block Elements” Cao, H.; Brettell-Adams, I. A.; Qu, F.; Rupar, P. A. Organometallics, 2017, 36, 2565-2572. (Invited article)

30. “Living Anionic Copolymerization of 1-(Alkylsulfonyl)aziridines to Form Poly(sulfonylaziridine) and Linear Poly(ethylenimine)” Reisman, L.; Mbarushimana, C . P.; Cassidy, S. J; Rupar, P. A. ACS Macro Letters, 2016, 5, 1137-1140

29. “Lateral Growth of 1D Core-Crystalline Micelles upon Annealing in Solution” Guerin, G.; Rupar, P. A.; Molev, G.; Manners, I.; Jinnai, H.; Winnik, M. A. Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 7004-7014.

28. “Substituent Effects on the Properties of Borafluorenes” Smith, M. F.; Cassidy, S. J.; Adams, I. A.; Vasiliu, M.; Gerlach, D. L.; Dixon, D. A.; Rupar, P. A. Organometallics, 2016, 35, 3182-3191.

27. “3D Printed Block Copolymer Nanostructures” Scalfani, V. F.; Turner, C. H.; Rupar, P. A.; Jenkins, A. H.; Bara, J. E. J. Chem. Edu. 2015, 92, 1866-1870

26. “A Poly(9‐Borafluorene) Homopolymer: An Electron‐Deficient Polyfluorene with “Turn‐On” Fluorescence Sensing of NH3 Vapor” Adam, I.; Rupar, P. A. Macromolecular Rap. Commun. 2015, 36, 1336-1340.

25. “Liquid Crystalline Phase Behavior of Well-Defined Cylindrical Block Copolymer Micelles Using Synchrotron Small-Angle X-ray Scattering” Hayward, D. W.; Gilroy, J. B.; Rupar, P. A.; Chabanne, L.; Pizzey, C.; Winnik, M. A.; Whittell, G. R.; Manners, I.; Richardson, R. M. Macromolecules 2015, 48, 1579-1591.

24. “Hierarchical Micelle Architectures by Living Crystallization-Driven Self-Assembly in Two Dimensions” Hudson, Z. M.; Boott, C. E.; Robinson, M. E.; Rupar, P. A.; Winnik, M. A.; Manners, I. Nature Chem. 2014, 6, 893-898.

23. “Uniform, High Aspect Ratio Fiber-like Micelles and Block Co-Micelles with a Crystalline pi-Conjugated Polythiophene Core by Self-Seeding” Qian, J.; Li, X.; Lunn, D. J.; Gwyther, J.; Hudson, Z. M.; Kynaston, E.; Rupar, P. A.; Winnik, M. A.; Manners, I. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 4121-4124.

22. “Synthesis and Oligomerization of Cyclodiphosph(V)azene Adducts” Bendle, M.; Kuzora, R.; Manners, I.; Rupar, P. A.; Schulz, A.; Villinger, A. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 1735-1744.

21. “XAFS and XEOL of Tetramesityldigermene – An Electronic Structure Study of a Heavy Group 14 Ethylene Analogue” Ward, M. J.; Rupar, P A.; Murphy, M. W.; Yiu, Y. M.; Baines, K. M.; Sham, T. K. J. Phys.: Conf. Ser 2013430, 012046.

20. “Dimensional Control of Block Copolymer Nanofibers with a π-Conjugated Core: Crystallization-Driven Solution Self-Assembly of Amphiphilic Poly(3-hexylthiophene)-b-poly(2-vinylpyridine)” Gwyther, J.; Gilroy, J. B.; Rupar, P A.; Lunn, David, J.; Kynaston, E.; Patra, S. K.; Whittell, G.; Winnik, M. A.; Manners, I. Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 9186–9197

19. “Self-seeding in one dimension: a route to uniform fiber-like nanostructures from block copolymers with a crystallizable core-forming” Qian, J.; Lu, Y.; Chia, A.; Zhang, M.; Rupar, P. A.; Gunari, N.; Walker, G.; Cambridge, G.; He.; H; Gerald, G.; Manners, I.; Winnik, M. A.  ACS Nano 2013, 7, 3754-3766.

18. “Modular Synthesis of Polyferrocenylsilane Block Copolymers by Cu-catalyzed Alkyne/Azide “Click” Reactions.” Zhang, M.; Rupar, P. A.; Feng. C.; Lin, K.; Oliver, A.; Nunns, A.; Lunn, D. J.; Whittell, G. R.; Manners, I.; Winnik, M. A.  Macromoleclues 2013, 46, 1296-1304

17. “Tunable Supermicelle Architectures from the Hierarchical Self-Assembly of Amphiphilic Cylindrical B–A–B Triblock Co-Micelles.” Qui, H.; Russo, G.; Rupar, P. A.; Chabanne, L.; Winnik, M. A.; Manners, I. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 11882–11885

16. “Non-Centrosymmetric Cylindrical Micelles by Unidirectional Growth.” Rupar, P. A.; Chabanne, L.; Winnik, M. A.; Manners, I.  Science 2012, 337, 559 – 562   *Highlighted in Science (Volume 337, Issue 6094, Page 530) and Chemical & Engineering News (Volume 90, Issue 33, Page 39)

15. “Advanced Functional Block Copolymers.” Schacher, F. H.; Rupar, P. A.; Manners, I. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 7898 – 7921

14. ” Cationic Cryptand Complexes of Tin(II).” Avery, J.; Hanson, M.; Herber, R.; Bladek, K.; Rupar, P. A.; Nowik, I.; Huang, Y.; Baines, K. M. Inorg, Chem. 2012, 51, 7306–7316

13. “Reversible Cross-Linking of Polyisoprene Coronas in Micelles, Block Comicelles, and Hierarchical Micelle Architectures using Pt(0)-Olefin Coordination.” Rupar, P. A.; Cambridge, G.; Winnik, M. A.; Manners, I. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 16947–16957

12. “The Structure of the Crystalline Core of Field-Aligned, Monodisperse Cylindrical Micelles Using Synchrotron Scattering Techniques.” Gilroy, J. B.; Rupar, P. A.; Whittell, G. R.; Chabanne, L.; Hsiao, M. S.; Winnik, M. A.; Richardson, R. M.; Manners, I.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 17056–17062

11. “Ionic Nature of Ge(II)-Centered Dications: A Germanium K-edge X-ray Absorption Near Edge Structures Study.”  Ward, M.J.; Rupar, P.A.; Murphy, M.W.; Yiu, Y.; Baines, K.M.; Sham, T.K. Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 7016-7018.

10. “Reactivity Studies of N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Germanium(II).”
Rupar, P.A.; Staroverov, V.N.; Baines, K.M. Organometallics 2010, 29, 4871- 4881.

9. “Exploring the Limits of 73Ge Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy at Ultrahigh Magnetic Field.” Sutrisno, A.; Hanson, M. A.; Rupar, P. A.; Terskikh, V. V.; Baines, K. M.; Huang, Y. Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 2817-2819.

8. “On the Bonding in N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Germanium(II).” Ruddy, A. J.; Rupar, P. A.; Bladek, K. J.; Allan, C. J.; Avery, J. C.; Baines, K. M. Organometallics 2010, 29, 1362-1367.

7. “Crown Ether Complexes of Cationic Germanium.” Rupar, P. A.; Bandyopadhyay, R.; Cooper, B. F. T.; Stinchcombe, M. R.; Ragogna, P. J.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Baines, K. M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 5155-5158.
*Selected as a “Very Important Paper” (VIP)

6. “A Cryptand-Encapsulated Germanium(II) Dication.” Rupar, P. A.; Staroverov, V. N.; Baines, K. M. Science 2008, 322, 1360-1363.
*Highlighted in Science (Volume 322, Issue 5906, Page 1333), Chemical & Engineering News (Volume 86, Issue 48, Page 12), Angewandte Chemie International Edition (DOI: 10.1002/anie200900181), Nature Chemistry (DOI:10.1038/nchem.102), and Chemistry World (http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/News/2008/November/28110802.asp). Listed as one of the top chemistry breakthroughs of 2008 by Chemistry World. (http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/News/2008/December/17120801.asp)

5. “The Synthesis and Structure of N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Germanium(II).” Rupar, P. A.; Jennings, M. C.; Baines, K. M.
Organometallics 2008, 27, 5043-5051.

4. “A Germanium(II) Centered Dication.” Rupar, P. A.; Staroverov, V. N.; Ragogna, P. J.; Baines, K. M. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 15137-15138.
*Highlighted in Angewandte Chemie International Edition (DOI: 10.1002/anie200900181)

3. “On the Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity of Tetramesityldigermene.”Hurni, K.L.; Rupar, P.A.; Payne, N.C.; Baines, K.M.
Organometallics 2007, 26, 5569-5575.

2. “Stabilization of a Transient Diorganogermylene by an N-Heterocyclic Carbene.” Rupar, P.A.; Jennings, M.C.; Ragogna, P.J.; Baines, K.M. Organometallics 2007, 26, 4109-4111.
*Listed as a “Most Accessed Article” during July – September 2007 for the journal Organometallics.

1. “The Reactivity of an Anionic Gallium N-Heterocyclic Carbene Analogue with a Solution Stable Digermene.” Rupar, P.A.; Jennings, M.C.; Baines, K.M. Can. J. Chem. 2007, 85, 141-147.