Matzger Research Group

September, 2017: Congratulations to Dr. Kyle McDonald for a successful thesis defense! We also have three new rotators in the group -- Phoenix, LeeAnne, and Giacomo. Welcome!

June, 2017: First year students Greg and Ryan have joined the group. Additionally, we are welcoming undergraduate Ri to the Matzger lab.



Kaur, R., Cavanagh, K. L., Rodriguez-Hornedo, N., Matzger, A. J. "Multidrug Cocrystal of Anticonvulsants: Influence of Strong Intermolecular Interactions on Physiochemical Properties." Cryst. Growth Des., 2017 (online)

Seth, S., McDonald, K. A., Matzger, A. J. "Metal Effects on the Sensitivity of Isostructural Metal-Organic Frameworks Based on 5-Amino-3-nitro-1H-1,2,4-triazole." Inorganic Chemistry, 2017 (online)

Damron, J. T., Kersten, K. M., Pandey, M. K., Mroue, K. H., Reddy, J., Nishiyama, Y., Matzger, A. J., Ramamoorthy, A. "Electrostatic Constraints Assessed by 1H MAS NMR Illuminate Differences in Crystalline Polymorphs." J. Phys. Chem. Letters, 2017 (online)

Damron, J. T., Kersten, K. M., Pandey, M. K., Nishiyama, Y., Matzger, A. J., Ramamoorthy, A. "Role of Anomalous Water Constraints in the Efficacy of Pharmaceuticals Probed by 1H Solid-State NMR." Chem. Select, 2017 (online)

Frank, D. S., & Matzger, A. J. "Influence of Chemical Functionality on the Rate of Polymer-Induced Heteronucleation." Cryst. Growth Des., 2017 (online)

McDonald, K. A., Ko, N., Noh, K., Bennion, J. C., Kim, J., Matzger, A. J. "Thermal Decomposition Pathways of Nitro-functionalized Metal-Organic Frameworks." Chem Comm., 2017 (online)

Seth, S., & Matzger, A. J. "Metal-Organic Frameworks: Examples, Counterexamples, and an Actionable Definition." Cryst. Growth Des., 2017 (online)

Bennion, J. C., Siddiqi, Z. R., Matzger, A. J. "A Melt Castable Energetic Cocrystal." Chem Comm., 2017 (online)

Yaqi, W., Li, Z., Colletta, A., Wu, J., Xi, C., Matzger, A. J., Brisbois, E. J., Bartlett, R. H., Meyerhoff, M. E. "Study of crystal formation and nitric oxide (NO) release mechanism from S-nitroso-N-acetylpenicillamine (SNAP)-doped CarboSil polymer composites for potential antimicrobial applications." Composites Part B: Engineering, 2017 (online)

Wo, J., Brisbois, E. J., Wu, J., Li, Z., Major, T. C., Mohammed, A., Wang, X., Colletta, A., Bull, J. L., Matzger, A. J., Xi, C., Bartlett, R. H., Meyerhoff, M. E. "Reduction of Thrombosis and Bacterial Infection via Controlled Nitric Oxide (NO) Release from S-Nitroso-N-acetylpenicillamine (SNAP) Impregnated CarboSil Intravascular Catheters." ACS Biomaterials, 2017 (online)

Wiscons, R. A., & Matzger, A. J. "Evaluation of the Appropriate Use of Characterization Methods for Differentiation between Cocrystals and Physical Mixtures in the Context of Energetic Materials." Crystal Growth & Design, 2017 (online)

Zhang, C., & Matzger, A. J. "A Newly Discovered Racemic Compound of Pioglitazone Hydrochloride is More Stable than the Commercial Conglomerate." Crystal Growth & Design, 2017 (online)


Seth, S., & Matzger, A. J. "Coordination Polymerization of 5,5'-Dinitro-2H,2H'-3,3'-bi-1,2,4-triazole Leads to a Dense Explosive with High Thermal Stability." Inorganic Chemistry, 2016, 561-565 (online)

Goud, N. R., & Matzger, A. J. "The Impact of Hydrogen and Halogen Bonding Interactions on the Packing and Ionicity of Charge-Transfer Cocrystals." Crystal Growth & Design, 2016, 328-336 (online)

Bennion, J. C., Chowdhury, N., Kampf, J. W., & Matzger, A. J. "Hydrogen Peroxide Solvates of 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12-Hexanitro-2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12-hexaazaisowurtzitane." Angewandte Chemie, 2016, 13312-13315 (online)

Boissonnault, J. A., Wong-Foy, A. G., & Matzger, A. J. "Purification of Chloromethane by Selective Adsorption of Dimethyl Ether on Microporous Coordination Polymers." Langmuir, 2016, 9743-9747 (online)

Gamage, N. D. H., McDonald, K. A., & Matzger, A. J. "MOF-5-Polystyrene: Direct Production from Monomer, Improved Hydrolytic Stability, and Unique Guest Adsorption." Angewandte Chemie, 2016, 12278-12282 (online)

McDonald, K.A., Bennion, J.C., Leone, A.K. and Matzger, A. J. "Rendering Non-Energetic Microporous Coordination Polymers Explosive." Chem. Commun, 2016, 10862-10865 (online)

Bennion, J. C., Vogt, L., Tuckerman, M. E., Matzger, A. J. "Isostructural Cocrystals of 1, 3, 5-Trinitrobenzene Assembled by Halogen Bonding." Crystal Growth & Design, 2016, 4688-4693 (online)

Ma, J., Tran, L.D. and Matzger, A.J. "Towards Topology Prediction in Zr-Based Microporous Coordination Polymers: the Role of Linker Geometry and Flexibility." Crystal Growth & Design, 2016, 4148-4153 (online)

Kersten, K. M., & Matzger, A. J. "Improved pharmacokinetics of mercaptopurine afforded by a thermally robust hemihydrate." Chem. Commun, 2016, 5281-5284 (online)

Tran, L. D., Ma, J., Wong-Foy, A. G., & Matzger, A. J. "A Perylene Based Microporous Coordination Polymer Interacts Selectively with Electron Poor Aromatics." Chem, Eur. J., 5509-5513 2016, (online)

Matzger, A. J.; Roy, S.; Goud, N. R. "Polymorphism in Phenobarbital: Discovery of a New Polymorph and Crystal Structure of Elusive form V." Chem. Commun, 2016, 4389-4392 (online)

Li, Z.; Matzger, A. J. "Influence of Coformer Stoichiometric Ratio on Pharmaceutical Cocrystal Dissolution: Three Cocrystals of Carbamazepine/4-Aminobenzoic Acid" Mol. Pharmaceutics, 2016, 990-995 (online)

Goud, N. R.; Bolton, O.; Burgess, E. C.; Matzger, A. J. "Unprecedented Size of the sigma-Holes on 1,3,5-Triiodo-2,4,6-trinitrobenzene Begets Unprecedented Intermolecular Interactions" Cryst. Growth Des., 2016, 1765-1771 (online)


McDonald, K. A.; Seth, S.; Matzger, A. J. "Coordination Polymers with High Energy Density: An Emerging Class of Explosives" Cryst. Growth Des., 2015, 15, 5963-5972 (online)

Wo, Y.; Li, Z.; Brisbois, E. J.; Colletta, A.; Wu, J.; Major, T. C.; Xi, C.; Bartlett, R. H.; Matzger, A. J.; Meyerhoff, M. E. "Origin of Long-Term Storage Stability and Nitric Oxide Release Behavior of CarboSil Polymer Doped with S-Nitroso-N-acetyl-D-penicillamine" ACS App. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7, 22218-22227 (online)

Dutta, A.; Ma, J.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J. "A non-regular layer arrangement of a pillared-layer coordination polymer: avoiding interpenetration via symmetry breaking at nodes" Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 13611-13614 (online)

McDonald, K. A.; Feldblyum, J. I.; Koh, K.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J. "Polymer@MOF@MOF: "grafting from" atom transfer radical polymerization for the synthesis of hybrid porous solids" Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 11994-11996 (online)

Ma, J.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J. "The Role of Modulators in Controlling Layer Spacings in a Tritopic Linker Based Zirconium 2D Microporous Coordination Polymer" Inorg. Chem., 2015, 54, 4591-4593 (online)

Bennion, J. C.; McBain, A.; Son, S. F.; Matzger, A. J. "Design and Synthesis of a Series of Nitrogen-Rich Energetic Cocrystals of 5,5'-Dinitro-2H,2H'-3,3'-bi-1,2,4-triazole (DNBT)" Cryst. Growth Des., 2015, 15, 2545-2549 (online)

Landenberger, K. B.; Bolton, O.; Matzger, A. J. "Energetic-Energetic Cocrystals of Diacetone Diperoxide (DADP): Dramatic and Divergent Sensitivity Modifications via Cocrystallization" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 5074-5079 (online)

Pfund, L. P.; Chamberlin, B. L.; Matzger, A. J. "The Bioenhancer Piperine is at Least Trimorphic" Cryst. Growth Des., 2015, 15, 2047-2051 (online)

Barnard, R. A.; Dutta, A.; Schnobrich, J. K.; Morrison, C. N.; Ahn, S.; Matzger, A. J. "Two-Dimensional Crystals from Reduced Symmetry Analogues of Trimesic Acid" Chem, Eur. J., 2015, 21, 1-9 (online)

Dutta, A.; Koh, K.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J. "Porous Solids Arising from Synergistic and Competing Modes of Assembly: Combining Coordination Chemistry and Covalent Bond Formation" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 1-6 (online)

Guo, P.; Dutta, D.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Gidley, D. W.; Matzger, A. J. "Water Sensitivity in Zn4O-Based MOFs is Structure and History Dependent" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 2651-2657 (online)

Tran, L. D.; Feldblyum, J. I.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J. "Filling Pore Space in a Microporous Coordination Polymer to Improve Methane Storage Performance" Langmuir, 2015, 31, 2211-2217 (online)


Pfund, L. Y.; Price, C. P.; Frick, J. J.; Matzger, A. J. "Controlling Pharmaceutical Crystallization with Designed Polymeric Heteronuclei" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 871-875 (online)

Crivelli. P.; Cooke, D.; Barbiellini, B.; Brown, B. L.; Feldblyum, J. I.; Guo, P.; Gidley, D. W.; Gerchow, L.; Matzger, A. J. "Positronium emission spectra from self-assembled metal-organic frameworks" Phys. Rev. B, 2014, 89, 241103 (online)

Dutta, A.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J. "Coordination copolymerization of three carboxylate linkers into a pillared layer framework" Chem. Sci., 2014, 5, 3729-3734 (online)

Pfund, L. Y.; Matzger, A. J. "Towards Exhaustive and Automated High-Throughput Screening for Crystalline Polymorphs" ACS Comb. Sci., 2014, 16, 309-313 (online)

Barnard, R.; Matzger, A. J. "Functional Group Effects on the Enthalpy of Adsorption for Self-Assembly at the Solution/Graphite Interface" Langmuir, 2014, 30, 7388-7394 (online)

Guo, P.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J. "Microporous Coordination Polymers as Efficient Sorbents for Air Dehumidification" Langmuir, 2014, 30, 1921-1925 (online)


Genna, D. T.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J.; Sanford, M. S. "Heterogenization of Homogeneous Catalysts in Metal-Organic Frameworks via Cation Exchange" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 10586-10589 (online)

Roy, S.; Chamberlin, B.; Matzger, A. J. "Polymorph Discrimination Using Low Wavenumber Raman Spectroscopy" Org. Process Res. Dev., 2013, 17, 976-980 (online)

Feldblyum, J. I.; Dutta, D.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Dailly, A.; Imirzian, J.; Gidley, D. W.; Matzger, A. J. "Interpenetration, Porosity, and High-Pressure Gas Adsorption in Zn4O(2,6-naphthalene dicarboxylate)3" Langmuir, 2013, 29, 8146-8153 (online)

Dutta, D; Feldblyum, J. I.; Gidley, D. W.; Imirzian, J.; Liu, M.; Matzger, A. J.; Vallery, R. S.; Wong-Foy, A. G. "Evidence of Positronium Bloch States in Porous Crystals of Zn4O-Coordination Polymers" Phys. Rev. Lett., 2013, 110, 197403 (online)

Landenberger, K. B.; Bolton, O. J.; Matzger, A. J. "Two Isostructural Explosive Cocrystals with Significantly Different Thermodynamic Stabilities" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 6468-6471 (online)

Shaw, C. M.; Zhang, X.; San Miguel, L.; Matzger, A. J.; Martin, D. C. "Synthesis and structure of α-substituted pentathienoacenes" J. Mater. Chem. C, 2013, 1, 3686-3694 (online)

Liu, B.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J. "Rapid and enhanced activation of microporous coordination polymers by flowing supercritical CO2" Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 1419-1421 (online)


Henssler, J. T.; Matzger, A. J. "Regiochemical Effects of Furan Substitution on the Electronic Properties and Solid-State Structure of Partial Fused-Ring Oligothiophenes" J. Org. Chem., 2012, 77, 9298-9303 (online)

Feldblyum, J. I.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J. "Non-interpenetrated IRMOF-8: synthesis, activation, and gas sorption" Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 9828-9830 (online)

Bolton, O.; Simke, L. R.; Pagoria, P. F.; Matzger, A. J. "High Power Explosive with Good Sensitivity: A 2:1 Cocrystal of CL-20:HMX" Cryst. Growth. Des., 2012, 12, 4311-4314 (online)

Changi, S.; Matzger, A. J.; Savage, P. E. "Kinetics and pathways for an algal phospholipid (1,2-dioleoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine) in high-temperature (175-350 °C) water" Green Chem., 2012, 14, 2856-2867 (online)

Landenberger, K. B.; Matzger, A. J. "Cocrystals of 1,3,5,7-Tetranitro-1,3,5,7-tetrazacyclooctane (HMX)" Cryst. Growth. Des., 2012, 12, 3603-3609 (online)

López-Mejías, V.; Kampf, J. W.; Matzger, A. J. "Nonamorphism in Flufenamic Acid and a New Record for a Polymorphic Compound with Solved Structures" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 9872-9875 (online)

Koh, K.; Van Oosterhout, J. D.; Roy, S.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J. "Exceptional surface area from coordination copolymers derived from two linear linkers of differing lengths" Chem. Sci., 2012, 3, 2429-2432 (online)

Liao, Y.; Yang, S. K.; Koh, K.; Matzger, A. J.; Biteen, J. S. "Heterogeneous Single-Molecule Diffusion in One-, Two-, and Three-Dimensional Microporous Coordination Polymers: Directional, Trapped, and Immobile Guests" Nano Lett., 2012, 12, 3080-3085 (online)

Roy, S.; Quinoñes, R.; Matzger, A. J. "Structural and Physicochemical Aspects of Dasatinib Hydrate and Anhydrate Phases" Cryst. Growth. Des., 2012, 12, 2122-2126 (online)

Ahn. S.; Matzger, A. J. "Additive Perturbed Molecular Assembly in Two-Dimensional Crystals: Differentiating Kinetic and Thermodynamic Pathways" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 3208-3214 (online)

Feldblyum, J. I.; Keenan, E. A.; Matzger, A. J.; Maldonado, S. "Photoresponse Characteristics of Archetypal Metal-Organic Frameworks" J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012, 116, 3112-3121 (online)


Park, T.-H.; Hickman, A. J.; Koh, K.; Martin, S.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Sanford, M. S.; Matzger, A. J. "Highly Dispersed Palladium(II) in a Defective Metal-Organic Framework: Application to C-H Activation and Functionalization" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 20138-20141 (online)

Park, T.-H.; Cychosz, K. A.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Dailly, A.; Matzger, A. J. "Gas and liquid phase adsorption in isostructural Cu3[biaryltricarboxylate]2 microporous coordination polymers" Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 1452-1454 (online)

Feldblyum, J. I.; Liu, M.; Gidley, D. W.; Matzger, A. J., "Reconciling the Discrepancies between Crystallographic Porosity and Guest Access As Exemplified by Zn-HKUST-1" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 18257-18263 (online)

Bolton, O.; Matzger, A. J., "Improved Stability and Smart-Material Functionality Realized in an Energetic Cocrystal" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 8960-8963 (online)

Foroughi, L. M.; Kang, Y.-N.; Matzger, A. J., "Sixty years from discovery to solution: crystal structure of bovine liver catalase form III" Acta Crystallogr., Sect. D: Biol. Crystallogr., 2011, 67, 756-762 (online)

Foroughi, L. M.; Matzger, A. J., "Two-dimensional chirality: Intelligent design" Nature Chem., 2011, 3, 663-665 (online)

López-Mejías, V.; Knight, J. L.; Brooks, C. L., III; Matzger, A. J., "On the Mechanism of Crystalline Polymorph Selection by Polymer Heteronuclei" Langmuir, 2011, 27, 7575-7579 (online)

Park, T.-H.; Koh, K.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J., "Nonlinear Properties in Coordination Copolymers Derived from Randomly Mixed Ligands" Cryst. Growth Des., 2011, 11, 2059-2063 (online)

Kizzie, A. C.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J., "Effect of Humidity on the Performance of Microporous Coordination Polymers as Adsorbents for CO2 Capture" Langmuir, 2011, 27, 6368-6373 (online)

Lutker, K. M.; Quiñones, R.; Xu, J.; Ramamoorthy, A.; Matzger, A. J., "Polymorphs and hydrates of acyclovir" J. Pharm. Sci., 2011, 100, 949-963 (online)

Foroughi, L. M.; Kang, Y.-N.; Matzger, A. J., "Polymer-Induced Heteronucleation for Protein Single Crystal Growth: Structural Elucidation of Bovine Liver Catalase and Concanavalin A Forms" Cryst. Growth Des., 2011, 11, 1294-1298 (online)

McClelland, A. A.; López-Mejías, V.; Matzger, A. J.; Chen, Z., "Peering at a Buried Polymer-Crystal Interface: Probing Heterogeneous Nucleation by Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy" Langmuir, 2011,27, 2162-2165 (online)

Morrison, C. N.; Ahn, S.; Schnobrich, J. K.; Matzger, A. J., "Two-Dimensional Crystallization of Carboxylated Benzene Oligomers" Langmuir, 2011, 27, 936-942 (online)


Landenberger, K. B.; Matzger, A. J., "Cocrystal Engineering of a Prototype Energetic Material Supramolecular Chemistry of 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene" Cryst. Growth Des., 2010, 10, 5341-5347 (online)

Koh, K.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J., "Coordination Copolymerization Mediated by Zn4O(CO2R)6 Metal Clusters: a Balancing Act between Statistics and Geometry" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 15005-15010 (online)

Cychosz, K. A.; Matzger, A. J., "Water Stability of Microporous Coordination Polymers and the Adsorption of Pharmaceuticals from Water" Langmuir, 2010, 26, 17198-17202 (online)

Schnobrich, J. K.; Lebel, O.; Cychosz, K. A.; Dailly, A.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J., "Linker-Directed Vertex Desymmetrization for the Production of Coordination Polymers with High Porosity" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 13941-13948 (online)

Kim, Y.; Koh, K.; Roll, M. F.; Laine, R. F.; Matzger, A. J., "Porous Networks Assembled from Octaphenylsilsesquioxane Building Blocks" Macromolecules, 2010, 43, 6995-7000 (online)

Ahn, S.; Matzger, A. J., "Six Different Assemblies from One Building Block: Two-Dimensional Crystallization of an Amide Amphiphile" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132,. 11364-11371 (online)

Cychosz, K. A.; Ahmad, R.; Matzger, A. J., "Liquid phase separations by crystalline microporous coordination polymers" Chem. Sci. 2010, 1, 293-302 (online)

Lim, C.-S.; Schnobrich, J. K.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J., "Metal-Dependent Phase Selection in Coordination Polymers Derived from a C2v-Symmetric Tricarboxylate" Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 5271-5275 (online)

Shaibat, M. A.; Casabianca, L. B.; Siberio-Perez, D. Y.; Matzger, A. J.; Ishii, Y., "Distinguishing Polymorphs of the Semiconducting Pigment Copper Phthalocyanine by Solid-State NMR and Raman Spectroscopy" J. Phys. Chem. B. 2010, 114, 4400-4406 (online)

Lutker, K.; Matzger, A. J., "Crystal Polymorphism in a Carbamazepine Derivative: Oxcarbazepine" J. Pharm. Sci. 2010, 99, 794-803 (online)

Schnobrich, J. K.; Koh, K.; Sura, K. N., Matzger, A. J., "A Framework for Predicting Surface Areas in Microporous Coordination Polymers" Langmuir 2010, 26, 5808-5814 (online)

Liu, M.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Vallery, R. S.; Frieze, W. E.; Schnobrich, J. K.; Gidley, D. W.; Matzger, A. J., "Evolution of Nanoscale Pore Structure in Coordination Polymers During Thermal and Chemical Exposure Revealed by Positron Annihilation" Adv. Materials 2010, 14, 1598-1601 (online)


Henssler, J. T.; Zhang, X.; Matzger, A. J., "Thiophene/Thieno[3,2-b]thiophene Co-oligomers: Fused-Ring Analogs of Sexithiophene" J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 9112-9119 (online)

McClelland, A. A.; Ahn, S.; Matzger, A. J.; Chen, Z., "Deducing 2D Crystal Structure at the Liquid/Solid Interface with Atomic Resolution: a Combined STM and SFG Study" Langmuir 2009, 25, 12847-12850 (online)

Cychosz, K. A.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J., "Enabling Cleaner Fuels: Desulfurization by Adsorption to Microporous Coordination Polymers" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 14538-14543 (online)

Koh, K.; Wong-Foy, A. J.; Matzger, A. J., "MOF@MOF: Microporous Core-Shell Architectures" Chem. Comm. 2009, 6162-6164 (online)

Roy, S.; Matzger, A. J., "Unmasking a Third Polymorph of a Benchmark Crystal Structure Prediction Compound" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 2009, 48 , 8505-8508 (online)

Ahn, S.; Matzger, A. J., "Anatomy of One-Dimensional Cocrystals: Randomness into Order" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131 , 13826-13832 (online)

Ahmad, R.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J., "Microporous Coordination Polymers as Selective Sorbents for Liquid Chromatography," Langmuir 2009, 25 , 11977-11979 (online)

Porter III, W. W.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J., "Beryllium benzene dicarboxylate: the first beryllium microporous coordination polymer," J. Mater. Chem. 2009, 19 , 6489-6491 (online)

Osuna, R. M.; Hernández, V.; López Navarrete, J. T.; Aragó, J.; Viruela, P. M.; Ortí, E.; Suzuki, Y.; Yamaguchi, S.; Henssler, J. T.; Matzger, A. J. "FT-Raman Spectroscopic and Quantum Chemical DFT Study of a Series of All-Anti Oligothienoacenes End-Capped by Triisopropylsilyl Groups," ChemPhysChem 2009, 10 , 3069-3076 (online)

Osuna, R. M.; Ruiz Delgado, M. C.; Hernández, V.; López Navarrete, J. T.; Vercelli, B.; Zotti, G.; Suzuki, Y.; Yamaguchi, S.; Henssler, J. T.; and Matzger, A. J. "Oxidation of End-Capped Pentathienoacenes and Characterization of Their Radical Cations,"Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15 , 12346-12361 (online)

Navarro-Fuster, V.; Calzado E. M.; Ramirez, M. G.; Boj, P. G.; Henssler, J. T.; Matzger, A. J.; Hernández, V.; López Navarrete, J. T.; Díaz-García, M. A. "Effect of ring fusion on the amplified spontaneous emission properties of oligothiophenes," J. Mater. Chem. 2009, 19 , 6556-6567 (online)

Henssler, J. T.; Matzger, A. J. "Facile and Scalable Synthetic Approach to the Fused-Ring Heterocycles Thieno[3,2-b]thiophene and Thieno[3,2-b]furan" Org. Lett., 2009, 11 , 3144-3147 (online)

Ahn, S.; Morrison, C.N.; Matzger, A.J., "Highly Symmetric 2D Rhombic Nanoporous Networks Arising from Low Symmetry Amphiphiles" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131 , 7946-7947 (online)

López-Mejías, V.; Kampf, J.W.; Matzger, A.J., "Polymer-Induced Heteronucleation of Tolfenamic Acid: Structural Investigation of a Pentamorph" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131 (13), 4554-4555 (online)

Koh, K.; Wong-Foy, A.; Matzger, A.J., "A Porous Coordination Copolymer with over 5000 m^2/g BET Surface Area" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131 (12), 4184-4185 (online)

Kinnibrugh, T.L.; Salman, S.; Getmanenko, Y.A.; Coropceanu, V.; Porter, W.W.; Timofeeva, T.V.; Matzger, A.J.; Brédas, J-L.; Marger, S.R.; Barlow, S., "Dipolar Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Chromophores Containing Ferrocene, Octamethylferrocene, and Ruthenocene Donors and Strong pi-Acceptors: Crystal Structures and Comparison of pi-Donor Strengths" Organometallics, 2009, 28 (5), 1350-1357 (online)


Porter III, W. W.; Elie, S. C.; Matzger, A. J., “Polymorphism in Carbamazepine Cocrystals” Cryst. Growth Des., 2008, 8, 14-16. (online)

Lutker, K. M., Tolstyka, Z. P.; Matzger, A. J., “Investigation of a Privileged Polymorphic Motif: A Dimeric ROY Derivative” Cryst. Growth Des., 2008, 8, 136-139. (Featured on the cover of the January 2008 issue) (online)

Grzesiak, A. L.; Matzger, A. J., “Selection of Protein Crystal Forms Facilitated by Polymer-Induced Heteronucleation” Cryst. Growth Des., 2008, 8, 347-350. (online)

Mitchell-Koch, K; Matzger, A. J., “Evaluating Computational Predictions of the Relative Stabilities of Polymorphic Pharmaceuticals” J. Pharm. Sci., 2008, 97, 2121-2129. (online)

Koh, K.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger A. J., “A Crystalline Mesoporous Coordination Polymer with High Microporosity” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 2008, 47, 677-680. ( Featured in Chemical and Engineering News) (online)

Matzger, A.J., "Editorial: Facets of Polymorphism in Crystals" Cryst. Growth Des., 2008, 8, 1, 2 (online)

Cychosz, K.A.; Wong-Foy, A.G.; Matzger, A.J., "Liquid Phase Adsorption by Microporous Coordination Polymers: Removal of Organosulfur Compounds," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 6928-6939 (online)

Caskey, S.R.; Wong-Foy, A.G.; Matzger, A.J., "Dramatic Tuning of Carbon Dioxide Uptake via Metal Substitution in a Coordination Polymer with Cylindrical Pores," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 10870+ (online)

Caskey, S.R.; Wong-Foy, A.G.; Matzger, A.J., "Phase Selection and Discovery among Five Assembly Modes in a Coordination Polymerization" Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 7751-7756 (online)

Caskey, S.R.; Matzger, A.J., "Selective metal Substitution for the Preparation of heterobimetallic Microporous Coordination Polymers" Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 7942-4 (online)

San Miguel, L., Matzger, A.J., "Regiochemical effects of sulfur oxidation on the electronic and solid-state properties of planarized oligothiophenes containing thieno [3,2-b]thiophene units," J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73,7882-7888, (online)


Grzesiak, A. L.; Matzger, A. J., “Selection and Discovery of Polymorphs of Platinum Complexes Facilitated by Polymer-Induced Heteronucleation” Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 453-457. (online)

Plass, K. E.; Grzesiak, A. L., Matzger, A. J., “ Molecular Packing and Symmetry of Two-Dimensional Crystals ” Acc. Chem. Res. 2007, 40, 287-293. (online)

San Miguel, L.; Porter III, W. W.; Matzger A. J., “Planar ß-Linked Oligothiophenes Based on Thieno[3,2-b]thiophene and Dithieno[3,2-b:2',3'-d]thiophene Fused Units” Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 1005-1008. (online)

Siberio-Pérez, D. Y.; Wong-Foy, A. G.; Yaghi, O. M.; Matzger, A. J., “Raman Spectroscopic Investigation of CH4 and N2 Adsorption in Metal-Organic Frameworks” Chem. Mater. 2007, 19, 3681-3685. (online)

Grzesiak, A. L.; Matzger, A. J., “New Form Discovery for the Analgesics Flurbiprofen and Sulindac Facilitated by Polymer-Induced Heteronucleation” J. Pharm. Sci., 2007, 96, 2978-2986. (online)

Kim, E. G.; Coropceanu, V.; Gruhn, N. E.; Sanchez-Carrera, R. S.; Snoeberger, R.; Matzger, A. J.; Bredas, J. L., “Charge Transport Parameters of the Pentathienoacene Crystal” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007 129 , 13072-13081. (online)

Plass, K. E.; Engle, K. M.; Matzger, A. J., “Contrasting Two- and Three-Dimensional Crystal Properties of Isomeric Dialkyl Phthalates” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007 , 129, 15211-15217. (online)

San Miguel, L.; Matzger A. J., “Dialkyl-substituted thieno[3,2-b]thiophene based polymers containing 2,2-bithiophene, thieno[3,2-b]thiophene, and ethynylene spacers” Macromolecules, 2007, 40, 9233-9237. (online)

Wong-Foy, A. G., Lebel, O., Matzger, A. J., “Porous Crystal Derived from a Tricarboxylate Linker with Two Distinct Binding Motifs” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 15740-15741. (online)


Price, C. P.; Glick, G. D.; Matzger, A. J., “Dissecting the Behavior of a Promiscuous Solvate Former” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 2062-2066. (online)

 Wong-Foy, A. G.; Matzger, A. J.; Yaghi, O. M., "Exceptional H2 Saturation Uptake in Microporous Metal-Organic Frameworks" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006 , 128, 3494-3495 . (online)

Grzesiak, A. L.; Uribe, F. J.; Ockwig, N. W.; Yaghi, O. M.; Matzger, A. J., "'Polymer-Induced Heteronucleation for the Discovery of New Extended Solids" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006 , 45, 2553-2556. (Highlighted as an Editors’ Choice in the March 31, 2006 issue of Science Magazine) (online)

Osuna, R. M.; Zhang, X.; Matzger, A. J.; Hernandez, V.; Lopez-Navarrete, J. T., “Combined Quantum Chemical Density Functional Theory and Spectroscopic Raman and UV-vis-NIR Study of Oligothienoacenes with Five and Seven Rings” J. Phys. Chem. A. 2006,15, 5058-5065. (online)

Plass, K. E.; Engle, K. M.; Cychosz, K. A.; Matzger, A. J., “Large-periodicity Two-Dimensional Crystals by Cocrystallization” Nano Lett. 2006, 6, 1178-1183. (online)

Zhang, X.; Johnson, J. P.; Kampf, J. W.; Matzger, A. J., “Ring Fusion Effects on the Solid-State Properties of a-Oligothiophenes” Chem. Mater. 2006, 18, 3470-3476. (online)

Plass, K. E.; Matzger. A. J., “Spatial and Temporal Control Over Adsorption from Multicomponent Solutions” Chem. Commun., 2006, 33, 3486-3488. (Featured on the inside cover) (online)

Osuna, R.M., Ortiz, R.P., Delgado, M.C.R., Hernandez, V., Navarrete, J.T.L., Zhang, X., Matzger, A.J., "DFT and Raman/UV-Vis-NIR spectroscopic study of fused alpha-oligothiophenes with five and seven rings in neutral and doped states,"Organic Optoelectronics and Photonics II, 2006, 6192, 61922S (online)


Price, C. P.; Matzger, A. J., "Crystal Chemistry of VAPOL," J. Org. Chem., 2005, 70, 1-6. (Featured on the cover) (online)

Kim, K.; Plass, K. E.; Matzger, A. J., "Conformational Pseudopolymorphism and Orientational Disorder in Two-Dimensional Alkyl Carbamate Crystals," Langmuir, 2005, 21, 647-655. (online)

Kurdak, C; Kim, J.; Kuo, A.; Lucido, J. J.; Farina, L. A.; Bai, X.; Rowe, M. P.; Matzger, A. J., "1/f Noise in Gold Nanoparticle Chemosensors," Appl. Phys. Lett., 2005, 86, 073506. (online)

Kim, K.; Plass, K. E.; Matzger, A. J., "Structure of and Competitive Adsorption in Alkyl Dicarbamate Two-Dimensional Crystals," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 4879-4887. (online)

Price, C. P.; Grzeiak, A. L.; Matzger, A. J., "Polymer Heteronucleation for Crystalline Polymorph Selection and Discovery," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 5512-5517. (online)

Centrone, A.; Siberio-Pérez, D. Y.; Millward, A. R.; Yaghi, O. M.; Matzger, A. J.; Zerbi, G., "Raman Spectra of Hydrogen and Deuterium Adsorbed on a Metal-Organic Framework," Chem. Phys. Lett., 2005, 411, 516-519. (online)

 Lewis, K. D.; Matzger, A. J., "Bergman Cyclization of Sterically Hindered Substrates and Observation of Phenyl-Shifted Products," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 9968-9969. (online)

Zhang, X.; Côté, A. P.; Matzger, A. J., "Synthesis and Structure of Fused a-Oligothiophenes with up to Seven Rings," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 10502-10503. (online)

Côté, A. P.; Benin, A. I.; Ockwig, N. W.; O'Keeffe, M; Matzger, A. J., Yaghi, O. M., "Porous, Crystalline, Covalent Organic Frameworks" Science 2005, 310, 1166-1170. (online)


Rodríguez-Spong, B.; Price, C. P.; Jayasankar, A.; Matzger, A. J.; Rodríguez-Hornedo N., "General Principles of Pharmaceutical Solid Polymorphism: A Supramolecular Perspective," Adv. Drug Delivery Rev., 2004, 56, 241-274. (Featured on the cover) (online)

Chae, H. K.; Siberio-Pérez, D. Y.; Kim, J.; Go, Y-B; Eddaoudi, M.; Matzger, A. J.; O'Keeffe, M.; Yaghi, O. M., "A Route to High Surface Area, Porosity and Inclusion of Large Molecules in Crystals," Nature, 2004, 427, 523-527. (online)

Plass, K. E.; Kim, K.; Matzger, A. J., "Two-Dimensional Crystallization: Self-Assembly, Pseudopolymorphism, and Symmetry-Independent Molecules", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 9042-9053. (online)

Lewis, K. D.; Rowe, M. P.; Matzger, A. J., “Ethynyl sulfides as participants in cascade cycloaromatizations,” Tetrahedron, 2004, 60, 7191-7196. (Special issue honoring Robert Grubbs) (online)

Zhang, X.; Köhler, M.; Matzger, A. J., “Alkyl-Substituted Thieno[3,2-b]thiophene Polymers and Their Dimeric Subunits,” Macromolecules, 2004, 37, 6306-6315. (online)

Rowe, M. P.; Plass, K. E.; Kim, K.; Zellers, E. T.; Matzger, A. J., “Single-Phase Synthesis of Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles,” Chem. Mater., 2004, 16, 3513-3517. (online)


Lewis, K. D.; Wenzler, D. L.; Matzger, A. J., "Photochemistry of Diethynyl Sulfides: A Cycloaromatization for the Formation of Five-Membered Rings, " Org. Lett., 2003, 5, 2195-2197. (online)

Kim, K.; Plass, K. E.; Matzger, A. J., "Kinetic and Thermodynamic Forms of a Two-Dimensional Crystal," Langmuir, 2003, 19, 7149-7152. (Featured on the cover) (online)

Grzesiak, A. L.; Lang, M.; Kim, K.; Matzger, A. J., "Comparison of the Four Anhydrous Polymorphs of Carbamazepine and the Crystal Structure of Form I," J. Pharm. Sci., 2003, 92, 2260-2271. (online)

Price, C. P.; Grzesiak, A. L.; Matzger, A. J., "Maize 1: A Trimorphic Azo Pigment," Cryst. Growth Des., 2003, 3, 1021-1025. (online)

Zhang, X.; Matzger, A. J., "Effect of Ring Fusion on the Electronic Absorption and Emission Properties of Oligothiophenes," J. Org. Chem., 2003, 68, 9813-9815. (online)

Johnson, J. P.; Bringley, D. A.; Wilson, E. E.; Lewis, K. D.; Beck, L. W.; Matzger, A. J., "Comparison of 'Polynaphthalenes' Prepared by Two Mechanistically Distinct Routes," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 14708-14709. (online)

Vodak, D.T.; Kim, K.; Iordanidia, L.; Rasmussen, P.G.; Matzger, A.J.; Yaghi, O.M., "Computation of Aromatic C3N4 Networks and Synthesis of the Molecular Precursor N(C3N3)3Cl6," Chem. Eur. J., 2003, 9, 4197-4201 (online)


Lang, M.; Kampf, J. W.; Matzger, A. J., "Form IV of Carbamazepine," J. Pharm. Sci., 2002, 91, 1186-1190. (online)

Kim, K.; Matzger, A. J., "Inequivalent Molecules in a Two-Dimensional Crystal," J. Am. Chem. Soc ., 2002 , 124 , 8772-8773. (online)

Price, C. P.; Grzesiak, A. L.; Lang, M; Matzger, A. J., "Polymorphism of Nabumetone," Crystal Growth and Design, 2002, 2, 501-503. (online)

Matzger, A. J.; Lewis, K. D.; Nathan, C. E.; Peebles, S. A.; Peebles, R. A.; Kuczkowski, R. L.; Stanton, J. F.; Oh, J. J., "The Structures of Diethynyl Sulfide and Bis(phenylethynyl) Sulfide," J. Phys. Chem. A., 2002, 106, 12110-12116. (online)

Lang, M.; Grzesiak, A. L.; Matzger, A. J., "The Use of Polymer Heteronuclei for Crystalline Polymorph Selection," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2002, 124, 14834-14835. (Featured in Science News) (online)

Updated July 2016