Matzger Research Group

December, 2016: Congratulations to now Dr. Jon Bennion for defending his dissertation!

September, 2016: First years Ryan, Jinhee, and Greg have joined the lab as semester rotators! Also, undergraduates Andy and Ahmet have joined the group.

We bid farewell to Dr. Nipuni-Dhanesha H. Gamage. Good luck to you and your family in Portland, Oregon!

June, 2016: Summer rotator Jessi and visiting undergraduates Elaine and Ericka have joined the lab!



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." 2016, (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." 2016, (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, (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, (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