PSU Affiliation:

5)  Poly(arylenevinylene)s through Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization of an Unsymmetrical Donor-Acceptor Cyclophane

 Elizabeth Elacqua* and Maria Gregor  

Angew. Chem., 2019, 131, 9627-9632; Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 9527-9532. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201905137

4)  High-throughput Enzyme Nanopatterning

Xiangyu Liu, Mohit Kumar, Annalisa Calo, Edoardo Albisetti, Xiaorui Zheng, Kylie B. Manning, Elizabeth Elacqua, Marcus Weck, Rein Ulijn, and Elisa Riedo.*  

Faraday Disc., 2019, DOI: 10.1039/C9FD00025A

3) Synthesis and folding behavior of poly(p-phenylene vinylene)-based β-sheet chromophores

 Elizabeth Elacqua, Geoffrey T. Geberth, David A. Vanden Bout,* and Marcus Weck* 

Chem. Sci., 2019, 10, 2144-2152. DOI:10.1039/C8SC05111A

2) Synthesis of sheet-coil-helix and coil-sheet-helix triblock copolymers by combining ROMP with palladium-mediated isocyanide polymerization

Scott K. Pomarico, Diane S. Lye, Elizabeth Elacqua,* and Marcus Weck* 

Polym. Chem., 2018, 9, 5655-5659.  DOI:10.1039/C8PY01361F (*Cover design)

1) Molecular Recognition in the Colloidal World 

Elizabeth Elacqua,* Xiaolong Zheng, Cicely Shillingford, Mingzhu Liu, and Marcus Weck* 

Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50, 2756-2766. DOI:10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00370

Prior to PSU:


21) Light-Mediated Self-Assembly of Polymeric Colloids

Elizabeth Elacqua, Xiaolong Zheng, and Marcus Weck* 

ACS Macro Lett., 2017, 6, 1060-1065.  DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.7b00539

20) Supramolecular Multiblock Copolymers Featuring Complex Secondary Structures

Elizabeth Elacqua, Kylie B. Manning, Diane S. Lye, Scott K. Pomarico, Federica Morgia, and Marcus Weck* 

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 12240-12250.  DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b06201

19) Synthesis of Well-Defined Bivalent Newkome-Type Dendrimers

Elizabeth Kaufman, Rossella Tarallo, Elizabeth Elacqua, Tom P. Carberry, and Marcus Weck* 

Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 4897-4905.  DOI:  10.1021/acs.macromol.7b01035

18) Coil-Helix and Sheet-Helix Block Copolymers via Macroinitiation from Telechelic ROMP Polymers

Elizabeth Elacqua, Anna Croom, Diane S. Lye, and Marcus Weck* 

J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2017, 55, 2991-2998.  DOI: 10.1002/pola.28542 (invited article).

17) Supramolecular Diblock Copolymers Featuring Well-Defined Telechelic Building Blocks

Elizabeth Elacqua, Anna Croom, Kylie B. Manning, Scott K. Pomarico, Diane Lye, Lauren Young, and Marcus Weck* 

Angew. Chem., 2016, 128, 16105-16110; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 15873-15878.  DOI:  10.1002/anie.201609103

16) Metal-Coordination versus Hydrogen Bonding: Highly Efficient Templated Photocycloadditions of Trisubstituted Isomeric Olefins in the Solid State

Elizabeth Elacqua, Michael A. Sinnwell, Bradley P. Loren, Paul T. Jurgens, Ryan H. Groeneman, Eric W. Reinheimer, and Leonard R. MacGillivray* 

ChemPlusChem, 2016, 81, 893-898.  DOI:10.1002/cplu.201600261 (Invited article).

15) Redox-Responsive Viologen-Mediated Self-Assembly of CB[7]-Modified Patchy Particles

Farah Benyettou, Xiaolong Zheng, Elizabeth Elacqua, Yu Wang, Parastoo Dalvand, Zouhair Asfari, John-Carl Olsen, Na’il Saleh, Mourad Elhabiri, Marcus Weck* and Ali Trabolsi* 

Langmuir, 2016, 32, 7144-7150.  DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b01433

14) Post-Application of Dry Vortex Grinding Improves the Yield of a [2+2] Photodimerization:  Addressing Static Disorder in a Cocrystal 

Elizabeth Elacqua, Kathleen A. Kummer, Eric W. Reinheimer, Leonard R. MacGillivray* and Ryan H. Groeneman*  J. Photochem. Photobio. A, 2016, 331, 42-47.  DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2015.12.004

13)  Photostable Co-crystals of (E)-Methyl-3-(pyridine-4-yl)prop-2-enoates Involving Homologous Resorcinols:  Effects of Secondary Interactions Involving Templates 

Elizabeth Elacqua, Ryan H. Groeneman, Eric W. Reinheimer, Leonard R. MacGillivray* ​

American Crystallographic Association Symposium –  Transactions, 2015, 1.


12)  Regiocontrol of the [2+2] Photodimerization in the Solid State using Isosteric Resorcinols: Head-to-Tail Cyclobutane Formation via Unexpected Embraced Assemblies 

Devin P. Ericson, Zachary P. Zurfluh-Cunningham, Ryan H. Groeneman* Elizabeth Elacqua, Eric W. Reinheimer, Bruce C. Noll, and Leonard R. MacGillivray* 

Cryst. Growth Des., 2015, 15, 5744-5748.  DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.5b00939

11)  Fabrication of Supramolecular Semiconductor Block Copolymers via Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization

Elizabeth Elacqua and Marcus Weck* 

Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 21, 7151-7158.  DOI: 10.1002/chem.201406204

10)  Engineering Orthogonality in Supramolecular Polymers:  From Simple Scaffolds to Complex Materials

Elizabeth Elacqua, Diane S. Lye, and Marcus Weck*  ​

Acc. Chem. Res., 2014, 47, 2405-2416.  DOI: 10.1021/ar500128w

9)  Organosulfonates Aid Argentophilic Forces in the Crystal Engineering of [2+2] Photodimerisations: Reactivity Involving 3-Pyridyl Groups 

Elizabeth Elacqua, Ryan H. Groeneman, Eric W. Reinheimer, Dejan-Krešimir Bučar, and Leonard R. MacGillivray*  ​

Supramol. Chem., 2014, 26, 207-213.  DOI: 10.1080/10610278.2013.844815 (Invited article in connection ISMSC-VIII).

8)  Sonochemical Synthesis of Nano-Cocrystals 

Leonard R. MacGillivray,* Dejan-Krešimir Bučar, John R. Sander, and Elizabeth Elacqua  ​

J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 2013, 133, 3595.


7)  Supramolecular Complexes of Sulfadiazine and Pyridines:  Reconfigurable Exteriors and Chameleon-like Behavior of Tautomers at the Co-crystal – Salt Boundary

Elizabeth Elacqua, Dejan-Krešimir Bučar, Rodger F. Henry, Geoff G. Z. Zhang, and Leonard R. MacGillivray*  ​

Cryst. Growth Des., 2013, 13, 393-403.  DOI: 10.1021/cg301745x (*Cover design; accepted for a virtual issue in honor of Prof. G. R. Desiraju).

6)  Single-Crystal-to-Single-Crystal Direct Cross-linking and Photopolymerisation of a Discrete Ag(I) Complex to form a 1D Polycyclobutane Coordination Polymer

Saikat Dutta, Dejan-Krešimir Bučar, Elizabeth Elacqua, and Leonard R. MacGillivray*  ​

Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 1064-1066.  DOI: 10.1039/c2cc36458a (Accepted for a themed issue on MOFs).

5)  Organic Nanocrystals of [2.2]Paracyclophanes Achieved via Sonochemistry:  Enhanced and Red-Shifted Emission Involving Edge-to-Face Chromophores

Elizabeth Elacqua, Paul T. Jurgens, and Leonard R. MacGillivray*  ​

CrystEngComm, 2012, 14, 7567-7571. DOI: 10.1039/c2ce26000j (Accepted for a themed issue on Nanocrystals).

4)  [2.2]Paracyclophane as a Target of the Organic Solid State:  Emergent Properties via Supramolecular Construction

Elizabeth Elacqua, Tomislav Frisčíć, and Leonard R. MacGillivray* 

Isr. J. Chem., 2012, 52, 53-59.  DOI:  10.1002/ijch.201100089 (Invited review).

3)  A Supramolecular Protecting Group Strategy Introduced to the Organic Solid State:  Enhanced Reactivity via Molecular Pedal Motion 

Elizabeth Elacqua, Poonam Kaushik, Ryan H. Groeneman, Joseph C. Sumrak, Dejan-Krešimir Bučar, and Leonard R. MacGillivray* 

Angew. Chem., 2012, 124, 1061-1065; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 1037-1041.  DOI: 10.1002/anie.201106842

2)  From the Decks to the Bridges:  Optoelectronics in [2.2]Paracyclophane Chemistry 

Elizabeth Elacqua and Leonard R. MacGillivray* 

Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2010, 36, 6883-6894. DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201000930 (Invited review).

1)  Dramatic Red-Shifted Fluorescence of [2.2]Paracyclophanes with Peripheral Substituents Attached to the Saturated Bridges

Elizabeth Elacqua, Dejan-Krešimir Bučar, Yulia Skvortsova, Jonas Baltrusaitis, M. Lei Geng, and Leonard R. MacGillivray* 

Org. Lett., 2009, 11, 5106-5109.  DOI: 10.1021/ol901907j

Book Chapters

3)  Elizabeth Elacqua, Niels ten Brummelhuis, and Marcus Weck.  Supramolecular Polymers, in Handbook of Metathesis, (Volume 3, Polymer Synthesis), 2nd Edition; Wiley-VCH, 2015, 71-92.  (Eds. Grubbs, R. H. and Khosravi, E).


2)  Tomislav Frisčíć, Dushyant B. Varshney, Elizabeth Elacqua, Joseph C. Sumrak, Anatoily N. Sokolov, and Leonard R. MacGillivray.  Molecular Self-Assemblies in Co-crystals:  Engineering Chemical Reactivity and Organic Semiconductors, in Molecular Self-Assembly:  Advances and Applications, Pan Stanford Publishing, 2013, 223-238. (Ed. Li, A. D. Q.).


1)  Elizabeth Elacqua, Rebecca C. Laird, and Leonard R. MacGillivray.  Templated [2+2] Photodimerizations in the Solid State, in Supramolecular Chemistry:  From Molecules to Nanomaterials, John Wiley and Sons, 2012, 6, 3153-3165. (Eds. Gale, P. A.; and Steed, J. W.).

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