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(27) Golder, M. R.; Jasti, R. "Synthesis and Characterization of the Most Strained Carbon Nanohoops." Acc. Chem. Res. 2014, Manuscript in Preparation.

(26) Alvarez, M. P.; Burrezo, P. M.; Kertesz, M.; Yamago, S.; Xia, J.; Jasti, R.; López Navarrete, J. T.; Taravillo, M.; Baonza, V. G.; Casado, Juan. "Properties of Sizeable [n]Cycloparaphenylenes as Ultrashort Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes by Raman Spectroscopy: Structural and Electron-Transfer Responses Under Pressure Stress." Manuscript Submitted.

(25) Evans, P. E.*; Darzi, E. R.*; Jasti, R. "Efficient Room-Temperature Synthesis of a Highly Strained Carbon Nanohoop Fragment of Buckminsterfullerene." Nat. Chem. 2014, Advance Online Publication.
Highlighted on Prof. Andrei Yudin's amphoteros blog
Featured in Nature Chemistry News & Views (April 2014)

(24) Hines, D.; Darzi, E. R.; Jasti, R.; Kamat, P. "Carbon Nanohoops: Excited Singlet and Triplet Behavior of [9]- and [12]-cycloparaphenylene." J. Phys. Chem. A. 2014, 118, 1595.

(23) Li, P.; Sisto, T. J.; Darzi, E. R.; Jasti, R. "The Effects of Cyclic Conjugation and Bending on the Optoelectronic Properties of Oligophenylenes." Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 182.

(22) Chen, H.; Golder, M. R.; Wang, F.; Jasti, R.; Swan, A. K. "Raman Spectroscopy of Carbon Nanohoops." Carbon 2014, 67, 203.

(21) Golder, M. R.; Wong, B. M.; Jasti, R. "Photophysical and Theoretical Investigations of the [8]Cycloparaphenylene Radical Cation and its Charge-Resonance Dimer." Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 4285.
Highlighted in the Chemical Science "Physical Chemistry Themed Collection"
Featured in RSC Blogs

(20) Evans, P. J.; Jasti, R. "Molecular Belts." Top. Curr. Chem. 2013.

(19) Zabula, A. V.; Filatov, A. S.; Xia, J.; Jasti, R.; Petrukhina, M. A. "Tightening the Nanobelt Upon Multi-Electron Reduction." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 55, 5033.

(18) Hirst, E, S.; Jasti, R. "Bending Benzene: Syntheses of [n]Cycloparaphenylenes." J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 10473.
Invited synopsis article

(17) Xia, J.; Golder, M. R.; Foster, M, E.; Wong, B. M.; Jasti, R. "Synthesis, Characterization, and Computational Studies of Cycloparaphenylene Dimers." J. Am. Chem Soc. 2012,134, 19709.
Highlighted in Steven Bachrach's Computational Organic Chemistry

(16) Darzi, E. R.; Sisto, T. J.; Jasti, R. "Selective Syntheses of [7]- [12]Cycloparaphenylenes Using Orthogonal Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling Rections." J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 6624.

(15) Xia, J.; Bacon, J. W.; Jasti, R. "Gram-Scale Synthesis and Crystal Structures of [8]- and [10]CPP, and the Solid-State Structure of C60@[10]CPP." Chem. Sci. 2012, 3, 3018.
Highlighted in C&E News (July 18, 2012): "Nanohoops Scaled up 100-fold"
Highlighted in Synfacts: "Cycloparaphenylenes by the Gram"
Top ten most accessed articles in July 2012

(14) Sisto, T. J.; Tian, X.; Jasti, R. "Synthesis of Tetraphenyl-Substituted [12]Cycloparaphenylene: Towards a Rationally Designed Ultra-Short Carbon Nanotube." J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 5857.

(13) Sisto, T. J.; Jasti, R. "Overcoming Molecular Strain: Synthesis of [7]Cycloparaphenylene." Synlett 2012, 23, 483.
Synpacts featured article

(12) Xia, J.; Jasti, R. "Synthesis, Characterization, and Crystal Structure of [6]Cycloparaphenylene." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 2474.
Highlighted in Synfacts: "Synthesis of the Smallest Nanohoop"

(11) Tian, X.; Jasti, R.  “Syntheses of Cycloparaphenylenes:  The Shortest-Possible Segments of Armchair Carbon Nanotubes.”  In Fragments of Fullerenes and Carbon Nanotubes:  Designed Synthesis, Unusual Reactions, and Coordination Chemistry; Petrukhina, M.A., Scott, L. T. Ed.; Wiley, 2011.

(10) Hirst, E. S.; Wang, F.; Jasti, R. "Theoretical Analysis of [5.7]nCyclacenes: Closed-Shell Cyclacene Isomers." Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 6220.

(9) Sisto, T. J.; Golder, M. R.; Hirst, E. S.; Jasti, R. "Selective Synthesis of Strained [7]Cycloparaphenylene: An Orange-Emitting Fluorophore." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 15800.
Highlighted in Synfacts: "The Smaller the Redder"

(8) Jasti, R.; Bertozzi, C. R.  “Progress and Challenges for the Bottom-Up Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes with Discrete Chirality.”  Chem. Phys. Lett. 2010, 494, 1-7.
Featured on the cover of the journal
Invited Frontier Article.



(7) Jasti, R.; Bhattacharjee, J.; Neaton, J. B.; Bertozzi, C. R. "The Synthesis, Characterization, and Theory of [9]-, [12]-, and [18]Cycloparaphenylene: Carbon Nanohoop Structures." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 17646-17647.
Featured in C & E News: "Nanotube Building Block Created.

(6) Van Orden, L. J.; Jasti, R.; Rychnovsky, S. D.  “Product Class 1:  Dialkyl Ethers. Synthesis  from Esters, Aldehydes, Ketones, and Acetals by Reduction or Alkylation.”  In Science of Synthesis; Forsyth, C, J., Jacobsen, E. N. Ed.; Georg Thieme Verlag KG: Stuttgart, 2008; Vol. 37, pp. 9-46.

(5) Jasti, R.; Rychnovsky, S. D.  “Racemization in Prins Cyclization Reactions.”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 13640-13648.

(4) Jasti, R.; Rychnovsky, S. D.  “Solvolysis of a Tetrahydropyranyl Mesylate: Mechanistic Implications for the Prins Cyclization, 2-Oxonia-Cope Rearrangement, and Grob Fragmentation.”  Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 2175-2178.

(3) Jasti, R.; Anderson, C. D; Rychnovsky, S. D. “Utilization of an Oxonia-Cope Rearrangement as a Mechanistic Probe for Prins Cyclizations.”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 9939-9945.

(2) Jasti, R.; Vitale, J.; Rychnovsky, S. D. “Axial-Selective Prins Cyclizations by Solvolysis of α-Bromo Ethers.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 9904-9905.

(1) Hicks, J. F.; Templeton, A. C.; Chen, S.; Sheran, K. M.; Jasti, R.; Murray, R. W.; Debord, J.;  Schaaff, T. G.; Whetten, R. L. “The Monolayer Thickness Dependence of Quantized Double-Layer Capacitances of Monolayer-Protected Gold Clusters.” Anal. Chem. 1999, 71, 3703-3711. 



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(37) Fusion Conference: "From Carbon-Rich Molecules to Carbon-Based Materials". El Jadida, Morocco (September 22, 2014)
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(14) Young Academic Investigators Symposium, Fall 2013 ACS, Indianapolis, IN (September 8, 2013)
(13) 2nd International RSC Crystal & Graphene Symposium-2013, Waltham, MA (September 4, 2013)
(12) PerkinElmer, Boston, MA (April 23, 2013)
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(5) Agilent Technologies, Inc. Cupertino, CA (July 16, 2012)
(4) Gordon Research Conference: "Graphitic Carbon Materials, Chemistry and Physics of,". Davidson College (June 20, 2012)
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(2) 14th International Symposium on Novel Aromatics. Eugene, Oregon (July 27, 2011)
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