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Neil Alan Coombs

Neil Alan Coombs

Academic Title: Adjunct Professor, Centre for Nanostructure Imaging

Phone: 416 946-0494 / Corporate: 416 276-5394

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Research

Dr. Coombs has had a pivotal role in the introduction of nanoscale imaging to the world of Materials Chemistry. His contributions over the decade 2000 to 2010, have ranked him as one of the worlds Top 100 Materials Scientists:
http://archive.sciencewatch.com/dr/sci/misc/Top100MatSci2000-10/
His current research interests include advances in energy dispersive X-Ray spectroscopy to allow for the identification of organic compounds, ranging from polymers to pharmaceuticals. Dr. Coombs is also developing new methodologies for the direct imaging of biological macromolecules under low voltage TEM cryogenic conditions.

Selected Publications

1. Jahnke, Ashlee A.; Yu, Liyang; Coombs, Neil; Scaccabarozzi, Alberto D.; Tilley, Andrew J.; DiCarmine, Paul M.; Amassian, Aram; Stingelin, Natalie; Seferos, Dwight S., Polytellurophenes provide imaging contrast towards unravelling the structure-property-function relationships in semiconductor:insulator polymer blends, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2015

2. Jia, L., G. Zhao, W. Shi, N. Coombs, I. Gourevich, G.C. Walker, G. Guerin, I. Manners and M.A. Winnik, A design strategy for the hierarchical fabrication of colloidal hybrid mesostructures. Nature Communications, 2014. 5.
3. Hassan, Y., C.-H. Chuang, Y. Kobayashi, N. Coombs, S. Gorantla, G.A. Botton, M.A. Winnik, C. Burda and G.D. Scholes, Synthesis and Optical Properties of Linker-Free TiO2/CdSe Nanorods. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2014. 118(6): p. 3347-3358.
4. Gonzales, M.A., H. Han, A. Moyes, A. Radinos, A.J. Hobbs, N. Coombs, S.R.J. Oliver and P.K. Mascharak, Light-triggered carbon monoxide delivery with Al-MCM-41-based nanoparticles bearing a designed manganese carbonyl complex. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2014. 2(15): p. 2107-2113.
5. Sonnenberg, J.F., D. Pichugin, N. Coombs and R.H. Morris, Oxidative Kinetic Resolution of Aromatic Alcohols Using Iron Nanoparticles. Topics in Catalysis, 2013. 56(13-14): p. 1199-1207.
6. Sonnenberg, J.F., R.H. Morris, N. Coombs, D. Pichugin and P.A. Dube, Zero-valent iron nanoparticles catalyzing asymmetric transfer hydrogenation, oxidative kinetic resolution, and ammoniaborane dehydrogenation. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2013. 245.
7. Murshid, N., I. Gourevich, N. Coombs and V. Kitaev, Gold plating of silver nanoparticles for superior stability and preserved plasmonic and sensing properties. Chemical Communications, 2013. 49(97): p. 11355-11357.
8. Sonnenberg, J.F., N. Coombs, P.A. Dube and R.H. Morris, Iron Nanoparticles Catalyzing the Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2012. 134(13): p. 5893-5899.
9. Lee, A., A. Ahmed, D.P. dos Santos, N. Coombs, J.I. Park, R. Gordon, A.G. Brolo and E. Kumacheva, Side-by-Side Assembly of Gold Nanorods Reduces Ensemble-Averaged SERS Intensity. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2012. 116(9): p. 5538-5545.
10. Sonnenberg, J.F., R.H. Morris, N. Coombs and P.A. Dube, Evidence for iron nanoparticles catalyzing the asymmetric transfer hydrogenation of ketones. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2011. 242.
11. McEachran, M., D. Keogh, B. Pietrobon, N. Cathcart, I. Gourevich, N. Coombs and V. Kitaev, Ultrathin Gold Nanoframes through Surfactant-Free Templating of Faceted Pentagonal Silver Nanoparticles. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2011. 133(21): p. 8066-8069.
12. Li, L., J. Hollinger, N. Coombs, S. Petrov and D.S. Seferos, Nanocrystal Self-Assembly with Rod-Rod Block Copolymers. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 2011. 50(35): p. 8148-8152.
13. Lee, A., G.F.S. Andrade, A. Ahmed, M.L. Souza, N. Coombs, E. Tumarkin, K. Liu, R. Gordon, A.G. Brolo and E. Kumacheva, Probing Dynamic Generation of Hot-Spots in Self-Assembled Chains of Gold Nanorods by Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2011. 133(19): p. 7563-7570.
14. Zhang, L., P. Mohanty, N. Coombs, Y. Fei, H.-K. Mao and K. Landskron, Catalyst-free synthesis of transparent, mesoporous diamond monoliths from periodic mesoporous carbon CMK-8. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2010. 107(31): p. 13593-13596.
15. Wang, Z.-M., W. Wang, N. Coombs, N. Soheilnia and G.A. Ozin, Graphene Oxide-Periodic Mesoporous Silica Sandwich Nanocomposites with Vertically Oriented Channels. Acs Nano, 2010. 4(12): p. 7437-7450.
16. Wang, M., S. Kumar, N. Coombs, G.D. Scholes and M.A. Winnik, Structure and Excited-State Interactions in Composites of CdSe Nanorods and Interface-Compatible Polythiophene-qraft-poly(N,N-dimethylaminoethyl methacrylates). Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2010. 211(4): p. 393-403.
17. Hollinger, J., A.A. Jahnke, N. Coombs and D.S. Seferos, Controlling Phase Separation and Optical Properties in Conjugated Polymers through Selenophene-Thiophene Copolymerization. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010. 132(25): p. 8546-+.
18. Pierce, G.A., D. Vidovic, D.L. Kays, N.D. Coombs, A.L. Thompson, E.D. Jemmis, S. De and S. Aldridge, Half-Sandwich Group 8 Borylene Complexes: Synthetic and Structural Studies and Oxygen Atom Abstraction Chemistry. Organometallics, 2009. 28(10): p. 2947-2960.
19. Lee, A., N.A. Coombs, I. Gourevich, E. Kumacheva and G.D. Scholes, Lamellar Envelopes of Semiconductor Nanocrystals. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2009. 131(29): p. 10182-10188.
20. Dash, P., T. Bond, C. Fowler, W. Hou, N. Coombs and R.W.J. Scott, Rational Design of Supported PdAu Nanoparticle Catalysts from Structured Nanoparticle Precursors. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2009. 113(29): p. 12719-12730.
21. Cathcart, N., P. Mistry, C. Makra, B. Pietrobon, N. Coombs, M. Jelokhani-Niaraki and V. Kitaev, Chiral Thiol-Stabilized Silver Nanoclusters with Well-Resolved Optical Transitions Synthesized by a Facile Etching Procedure in Aqueous Solutions. Langmuir, 2009. 25(10): p. 5840-5846.
22. Bogdanovic, E., N. Coombs and D.J. Dumont, Oligomerized Tie2 localizes to clathrin-coated pits in response to angiopoietin-1. Histochemistry and Cell Biology, 2009. 132(2): p. 225-237.
23. Wang, Y., N. Coombs, I. Manners and M.A. Winnik, Contrast inversion in TEM studies of poly(ferrocenylsilane)-block-poly(dimethylsiloxane) diblock copolymers. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2008. 209(14): p. 1432-1436.
24. Roy, X., L.K. Thompson, N. Coombs and M.J. MacLachlan, Mesostructured Prussian blue analogues. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 2008. 47(3): p. 511-514.
25. Liu, K., C.-L. Ho, S. Aouba, Y.-Q. Zhao, Z.-H. Lu, S. Petrov, N. Coombs, P. Dube, H.E. Ruda, W.-Y. Wong, and I. Manners, Synthesis and lithographic patterning of FePt nanoparticles using a bimetallic metallopolyyne precursor. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 2008. 47(7): p. 1255-1259.
26. Yin, Z., J. Yang, N. Coombs, M.A. Winnik, R.A. Ryntz and P.V. Yaneff, Quantitative probing the interfacial structure of TPO/CPO blends by transmission electron microscopy via EDX. Polymer, 2007. 48(5): p. 1297-1305.
27. Wang, Y., N. Coombs, A. Turak, Z.-H. Lu, I. Manners and M.A. Winnik, Interfacial staining of a phase-separated block copolymer with ruthenium tetroxide. Macromolecules, 2007. 40(5): p. 1594-1597.
28. Pierce, G.A., S. Aldridge, C. Jones, T. Gans-Eichler, A. Stasch, N.D. Coombs and D.J. Willock, Cationic terminal aminoborylene complexes: Controlled stepwise insertion into M=B and B=N double bonds. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 2007. 46(12): p. 2043-2046.
29. Wei, Z.X., L. Gourevich, L. Field, N. Coombs and E. Kumacheva, TEM imaging of polymer multilayer particles: Advantages, limitations, and artifacts. Macromolecules, 2006. 39(7): p. 2441-2444.
30. Akdogan, Y., C. Uzum, O. Dag and N. Coombs, Synthesis of solid solutions of Cd1-xZnxS nanocrystals in the channels of mesostructured silica films (vol 16, pg 2048, 2006). Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2006. 16(27): p. 2853-2853.
31. Akdogan, Y., C. Uzum, O. Dag and N. Coombs, Synthesis of solid solutions of Cd1-xZnxS nanocrystals in the channels of mesostructured silica films. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2006. 16(21): p. 2048-2055.
32. Yin, Z.H., Y.C. Ma, W. Chen, N. Coombs, M.A. Winnik, R.A. Ryntz and P.V. Yaneff, Adhesion of CPO onto high modulus TPO: Lap-shear tests in conjunction with microscopy studies of the fracture surface structure. Polymer, 2005. 46(25): p. 11610-11623.
33. Wang, X.S., H. Wang, N. Coombs, M.A. Winnik and I. Manners, Redox-induced synthesis and encapsulation of metal nanoparticles in shell-cross-linked organometallic nanotubes. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2005. 127(25): p. 8924-8925.
34. Tura, C., N. Coombs and O. Dag, One-pot synthesis of CdS nanoparticles in the channels of mesosructured silica films and monoliths. Chemistry of Materials, 2005. 17(3): p. 573-579.
35. Arsenault, A.C., D.A. Rider, N. Tetreault, J.I.L. Chen, N. Coombs, G.A. Ozin and I. Manners, Block copolymers under periodic, strong three-dimensional confinement. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2005. 127(28): p. 9954-9955.
36. Wang, Z., J. Halfyard, J. Galloro, M. Ginzburg, N. Coombs, A. Lough, G.A. Ozin and I. Manners, Synthesis and layer-by-layer self-assembly of water-soluble polyferrocenylsilanes. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2004. 227: p. U422-U422.
37. Herle, P.S., B. Ellis, N. Coombs and L.F. Nazar, Nano-network electronic conduction in iron and nickel olivine phosphates. Nature Materials, 2004. 3(3): p. 147-152.
38. Haseloh, S., S.Y. Choi, M. Mamak, N. Coombs, S. Petrov, N. Chopra and G.A. Ozin, Towards flexible inorganic "mesomaterials": one-pot low temperature synthesis of mesostructured nanocrystalline titania. Chemical Communications, 2004(13): p. 1460-1461.
39. Clendenning, S.B., S. Han, N. Coombs, C. Paquet, M.S. Rayat, D. Grozea, P.M. Brodersen, R.N.S. Sodhi, C.M. Yip, Z.H. Lu, and I. Manners, Magnetic ceramic films from a metallopolymer resist using reactive ion etching in a secondary magnetic field. Advanced Materials, 2004. 16(4): p. 291-+.
40. Choi, S.Y., M. Mamak, N. Coombs, N. Chopra and G.A. Ozin, Thermally stable two-dimensional hexagonal mesoporous nanocrystalline anatase, meso-nc-TiO2: Bulk and crack-free thin film morphologies. Advanced Functional Materials, 2004. 14(4): p. 335-344.
41. Choi, S.Y., M. Mamak, N. Coombs, N. Chopra and G.A. Ozin, Electrochromic performance of viologen-modified periodic mesoporous nanocrystalline anatase electrodes. Nano Letters, 2004. 4(7): p. 1231-1235.
42. Scott, R.W.J., S.M. Yang, N. Coombs, G.A. Ozin and D.E. Williams, Engineered sensitivity of structured tin dioxide chemical sensors: Opaline architectures with controlled necking. Advanced Functional Materials, 2003. 13(3): p. 225-231.
43. Scott, R.W.J., M. Mamak, K. Kwong, N. Coombs and G.A. Ozin, Making sense out of sulfated tin dioxide mesostructures. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2003. 13(6): p. 1406-1412.
44. Scott, R.W.J., N. Coombs and G.A. Ozin, Non-aqueous synthesis of mesostructured tin dioxide. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2003. 13(4): p. 969-974.
45. Mamak, M., G.S. Metraux, S. Petrov, N. Coombs, G.A. Ozin and M.A. Green, Lanthanum strontium manganite/yttria-stabilized zirconia nanocomposites derived from a surfactant assisted, co-assembled mesoporous phase. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2003. 125(17): p. 5161-5175.
46. Dag, O., I. Soten, O. Celik, S. Polarz, N. Coombs and G.A. Ozin, Solventless acid-free synthesis of mesostructured titania: Nanovessels for metal complexes and metal nanoclusters. Advanced Functional Materials, 2003. 13(1): p. 30-36.
47. Dag, O., O. Samarskaya, N. Coombs and G.A. Ozin, The synthesis of mesostructured silica films and monoliths functionalised by noble metal nanoparticles. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2003. 13(2): p. 328-334.
48. Cohen, Y., B. Hatton, H. Miguez, N. Coombs, S.B. Fournier-Bidoz, J.K. Grey, R. Beaulac, C. Reber and G.A. Ozin, Spin-on nanostructured silicon-silica film displaying room-temperature nanosecond lifetime photoluminescence. Advanced Materials, 2003. 15(7-8): p. 572-576.
49. Berenbaum, A., M. Ginzburg-Margau, N. Coombs, A.J. Lough, A. Safa-Sefat, J.E. Greedan, G.A. Ozin and I. Manners, Ceramics containing magnetic co-fe alloy nanoparticles from the pyrolysis of a highly metallized organometallic polymer precursor. Advanced Materials, 2003. 15(1): p. 51-+.
50. Asefa, T., M. Kruk, N. Coombs, H. Grondey, M.J. MacLachlan, M. Jaroniec and G.A. Ozin, Novel route to periodic mesoporous aminosilicas, PMAs: Ammonolysis of periodic mesoporous organosilicas. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2003. 125(38): p. 11662-11673.
51. Zhang, J.G., N. Coombs, E. Kumacheva, Y.K. Lin and E.H. Sargent, A new approach to hybrid polymer-metal and polymer-semiconductor particles. Advanced Materials, 2002. 14(23): p. 1756-+.
52. Zhang, J.G., N. Coombs and E. Kumacheva, A new approach to hybrid nanocomposite materials with periodic structures. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2002. 124(49): p. 14512-14513.
53. Soten, I., H. Miguez, S.M. Yang, S. Petrov, N. Coombs, N. Tetreault, N. Matsuura, H.E. Ruda and G.A. Ozin, Barium titanate inverted opals - Synthesis, characterization, and optical properties. Advanced Functional Materials, 2002. 12(1): p. 71-77.
54. Matos, J.R., M. Kruk, L.P. Mercuri, M. Jaroniec, T. Asefa, N. Coombs, G.A. Ozin, T. Kamiyama and O. Terasaki, Periodic mesoporous organosilica with large cagelike pores. Chemistry of Materials, 2002. 14(5): p. 1903-+.
55. Mamak, M., N. Coombs and G.A. Ozin, Practical solid oxide fuel cells with anodes derived from self-assembled mesoporous-NiO-YSZ. Chemical Communications, 2002(20): p. 2300-2301.
56. Kulbaba, K., A. Cheng, A. Bartole, S. Greenberg, R. Resendes, N. Coombs, A. Safa-Sefat, J.E. Greedan, H.D.H. Stover, G.A. Ozin, and I. Manners, Polyferrocenylsilane microspheres: Synthesis, mechanism of formation, size and charge tunability, electrostatic self-assembly, and pyrolysis to spherical magnetic ceramic particles. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2002. 124(42): p. 12522-12534.
57. Kruk, M., T. Asefa, N. Coombs, M. Jaroniec and G.A. Ozin, Synthesis and characterization of ordered mesoporous silicas with high loadings of methyl groups. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2002. 12(12): p. 3452-3457.
58. Halfyard, J., J. Galloro, M. Ginzburg, Z. Wang, N. Coombs, I. Manners and G.A. Ozin, Direct visualization of layer-by-layer self-assembled multilayers of organometallic polymers. Chemical Communications, 2002(16): p. 1746-1747.
59. Ginzburg-Margau, M., S. Fournier-Bidoz, N. Coombs, G.A. Ozin and I. Manners, Formation of organometallic polymer nanorods using a nanoporous alumina template and the conversion to magnetic ceramic nanorods. Chemical Communications, 2002(24): p. 3022-3023.
60. Ginzburg, M., M.J. MacLachlan, S.M. Yang, N. Coombs, T.W. Coyle, N.P. Raju, J.E. Greedan, R.H. Herber, G.A. Ozin and I. Manners, Genesis of nanostructured, magnetically tunable ceramics from the pyrolysis of cross-linked polyferrocenylsilane networks and formation of shaped macroscopic objects and micron scale patterns by micromolding inside silicon wafers. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2002. 124(11): p. 2625-2639.
61. Galloro, J., M. Ginzburg, H. Miguez, S.M. Yang, N. Coombs, A. Safa-Sefat, J.E. Greedan, I. Manners and G.A. Ozin, Replicating the structure of a crosslinked polyferrocenylsilane inverse opal in the form of a magnetic ceramic. Advanced Functional Materials, 2002. 12(5): p. 382-388.
62. Asefa, T., N. Coombs, M. Jaroniec, M. Kruk and G.A. Ozin, Hybrid multifunctional mesoporous and inorganic microporous materials. Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society, 2002. 223(1-2): p. 513-INOR 513.
63. Asefa, T., N. Coombs, M. Jaroniec, M. Kruk and G.A. Ozin, Multifunctional hybrid organic-inorganic mesoporous materials. Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society, 2002. 223(1-2): p. 283-INOR 283.
64. Asefa, T., N. Coombs, M. Jaroniec, M. Kruk and G.A. Ozin, Hybrid multifunctional mesoporous and inorganic microporous materials. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2002. 223: p. A84-A84.
65. Asefa, T., N. Coombs, M. Jaroniec, M. Kruk and G.A. Ozin, Multifunctional hybrid organic-inorganic mesoporous materials. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2002. 223: p. A48-A48.
66. Asefa, T., N. Coombs, H. Grondey, M. Jaroniec, M. Kruk, M.J. MacLachlan and G.A. Ozin, Bio-inspired nanocomposites: From synthesis toward potential applications, in Self-Assembly Processes in Materials, S.C. Moss, Editor. 2002. p. 93-104.
67. Asefa, T., N. Coombs, H. Grondey, M. Jaroniec, M. Kruk, M.J. MacLachlan and G.A. Ozin, Bio-inspired nanocomposites: From synthesis toward potential applications, in Advanced Biomaterials-Characterization, Tissue Engineering and Complexity, S.C. Moss, Editor. 2002. p. 347-357.
68. Scott, R.W.J., S.M. Yang, G. Chabanis, N. Coombs, D.E. Williams and G.A. Ozin, Tin dioxide opals and inverted opals: Near-ideal microstructures for gas sensors. Advanced Materials, 2001. 13(19): p. 1468-+.
69. Mamak, M., G.A. Ozin and N. Coombs, Mesoporous nickel yttria-zirconia composites. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2001. 222: p. U627-U627.
70. Mamak, M., N. Coombs and G.A. Ozin, Electroactive mesoporous yttria stabilized zirconia containing platinum or nickel oxide nanoclusters: A new class of solid oxide fuel cell electrode materials. Advanced Functional Materials, 2001. 11(1): p. 59-63.
71. Mamak, M., N. Coombs and G.A. Ozin, Mesoporous nickel-yttria-zirconia fuel cell materials. Chemistry of Materials, 2001. 13(10): p. 3564-3570.
72. Kulbaba, K., R. Resendes, A. Cheng, A. Bartole, A. Safa-Sefat, N. Coombs, H.D.H. Stover, J.E. Greedan, G.A. Ozin and I. Manners, Polyferrocenylsilane and magnetic ceramic microspheres. Advanced Materials, 2001. 13(10): p. 732-736.
73. Ginzburg, M., M.J. MacLachlan, N. Coombs, T.W. Coyle, N.P. Raju, J.E. Greedan, R.H. Herber, G.A. Ozin and I. Manners, Shaped magnetic ceramics from highly crosslinked poly(ferrocenylsilane) precursors. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2001. 221: p. U697-U697.
74. Dag, O., C. Yoshina-Ishii, T. Asefa, M.J. MacLachlan, H. Grondey, N. Coombs and G.A. Ozin, Oriented periodic mesoporous organosilica (PMO) film th organic functionality inside the channel walls. Advanced Functional Materials, 2001. 11(3): p. 213-217.
75. Asefa, T., M.J. MacLachlan, N. Coombs, H. Grondey and G.A. Ozin, Reactivity of functional groups in periodic mesoporous organosilicas. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2001. 221: p. U708-U708.
76. Asefa, T., M.J. MacLachlan, N. Coombs, H. Grondey and G.A. Ozin, Reactivity and transformation of organic functional groups of periodic mesoporous organosilica materials. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2001. 221: p. U727-U727.
77. Asefa, T., M. Kruk, M.J. MacLachlan, N. Coombs, H. Grondey, M. Jaroniec and G.A. Ozin, Novel bifunctional periodic mesoporous organosilicas, BPMOs: Synthesis, characterization, properties and in-situ selective hydroboration-alcoholysis reactions of functional groups. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2001. 123(35): p. 8520-8530.
78. Asefa, T., M. Kruk, M.J. MacLachlan, N. Coombs, H. Grondey, M. Jaroniec and G.A. Ozin, Sequential hydroboration-alcoholysis and epoxidation-ring opening reactions of vinyl groups in mesoporous vinylsilica. Advanced Functional Materials, 2001. 11(6): p. 447-456.
79. Yang, S.M., N. Coombs and G.A. Ozin, Micromolding in inverted polymer opals (MIPO): Synthesis of hexagonal mesoporous silica opals. Advanced Materials, 2000. 12(24): p. 1940-+.
80. Mamak, M., N. Coombs and G. Ozin, Mesoporousyttria-zirconia and metal-yttria-zirconia solid solutions for fuel cells. Advanced Materials, 2000. 12(3): p. 198-+.
81. Mamak, M., N. Coombs and G. Ozin, Self-assembling solid oxide fuel cell materials: Mesoporous yttria-zirconia and metal-yttria-zirconia solid solutions. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2000. 122(37): p. 8932-8939.
82. MacLachlan, M.J., M. Ginzburg, N. Coombs, N.P. Raju, J.E. Greedan, G.A. Ozin and I. Manners, Superparamagnetic ceramic nanocomposites: Synthesis and pyrolysis of ring-opened poly(ferrocenylsilanes) inside periodic mesoporous silica. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2000. 122(16): p. 3878-3891.
83. MacLachlan, M.J., M. Ginzburg, N. Coombs, T.W. Coyle, N.P. Raju, J.E. Greedan, G.A. Ozin and I. Manners, Shaped ceramics with tunable magnetic properties from metal-containing polymers. Science, 2000. 287(5457): p. 1460-1463.
84. Asefa, T., M.J. MacLachlan, H. Grondey, N. Coombs and G.A. Ozin, Metamorphic channels in periodic mesoporous methylenesilica. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 2000. 39(10): p. 1808-+.
85. Asefa, T., N. Coombs, O. Dag, C. Yoshina-Ishii, M.J. MacLachlan and G.A. Ozin, Periodic mesoporous organosilicas (PMOs) with functional organic groups inside the channel walls. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2000. 219: p. U883-U883.
86. Yoshina-Ishii, C., T. Asefa, N. Coombs, M.J. MacLachlan and G.A. Ozin, Periodic mesoporous organosilicas, PMOs: fusion of organic and inorganic chemistry 'inside' the channel walls of hexagonal mesoporous silica. Chemical Communications, 1999(24): p. 2539-2540.
87. Yang, S.M., H. Yang, N. Coombs, I. Sokolov, C.T. Kresge and G.A. Ozin, Morphokinetics: Growth of mesoporous silica curved shapes. Advanced Materials, 1999. 11(1): p. 52-55.
88. Yang, S.M., I. Sokolov, N. Coombs, C.T. Kresge and G.A. Ozin, Formation of hollow helicoids in mesoporous silica: Supramolecular Origami. Advanced Materials, 1999. 11(17): p. 1427-1431.
89. MacLachlan, M.J., N. Coombs and G.A. Ozin, Non-aqueous supramolecular assembly of mesostructured metal germanium sulphides from (Ge4S10)(4-) clusters. Nature, 1999. 397(6721): p. 681-684.
90. MacLachlan, M.J., N. Coombs, R.L. Bedard, S. White, L.K. Thompson and G.A. Ozin, Mesostructured metal germanium sulfides. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 1999. 121(51): p. 12005-12017.
91. Asefa, T., M.J. MacLachlan, N. Coombs and G.A. Ozin, Periodic mesoporous organosilicas with organic groups inside the channel walls. Nature, 1999. 402(6764): p. 867-871.
92. Yang, H., G. Vovk, N. Coombs, I. Sokolov and G.A. Ozin, Synthesis of mesoporous silica spheres under quiescent aqueous acidic conditions. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 1998. 8(3): p. 743-750.
93. Yang, H., N. Coombs and G.A. Ozin, Thickness control and defects in oriented mesoporous silica films. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 1998. 8(5): p. 1205-1211.
94. MacLachlan, M.J., P. Aroca, N. Coombs, I. Manners and G.A. Ozin, Ring-opening polymerization of a 1 silaferrocenophane within the channels of mesoporous silica: Poly(ferrocenylsilane)-MCM-41 precursors to magnetic iron nanostructures. Advanced Materials, 1998. 10(2): p. 144-+.
95. Johnson, S.A., D. Khushalani, N. Coombs, T.E. Mallouk and G.A. Ozin, Polymer mesofibres. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 1998. 8(1): p. 13-14.
96. Yang, H., N. Coombs, I. Sokolov and G.A. Ozin, Registered growth of mesoporous silica films on graphite. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 1997. 7(7): p. 1285-1290.
97. Yang, H., N. Coombs and G.A. Ozin, Morphogenesis of shapes and surface patterns in mesoporous silica. Nature, 1997. 386(6626): p. 692-695.
98. Yang, H., N. Coombs and G.A. Ozin, Mesoporous silica with micrometer-scale designs. Advanced Materials, 1997. 9(10): p. 811-&.
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