1. Anion mediated photophysical behavior in a C60 fullerene rotaxane shuttle
T. A. Barendt, I. Rašović, M. A. Lebedeva, G. A. Farrow, A. Auty, D. Chekulaev, I. V. Sazanovich, J. A. Weinstein, K. Porfyrakis & P. D. Beer
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 1924-1936
Demonstration that the photophysical behaviour of an interlocked donor–acceptor system may be controlled by anion induced molecular motion.
2. Anion- and solvent-induced rotary dynamics and sensing in a perylene diimide catenane
T. A. Barendt, L. Ferreira, I. Marques, V. Félix & P. D. Beer
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 9026-9037
Unprecedented anion recognition-induced circumrotatory motion in a perylene diimide-containing heterocatenane enables colourimetric and fluorescence sensing of anions.
3. Selective nitrate recognition by a halogen bonding rotaxane molecular
T. A. Barendt, A. Docker, I. Marques, V. Félix & P. D. Beer
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 11069 –11076
Synthesis of the first halogen bonding rotaxane which is revealed to be capable of the colourimetric sensing of oxoanions, in particular nitrate, courtesy of novel pincer-like molecular motion.
4. Superior anion-induced shuttling behaviour exhibited by a halogen bonding two station rotaxane.
T. A. Barendt, S. Robinson & P. D. Beer
Chem. Sci., 2016. 7, 5171-5180
The first demonstration of the use of halogen bonding anion recognition in concert with aromatic stacking interactions to control molecular shuttling motion within a bistable rotaxane.
5. Halogen bonding in supramolecular chemistry
L. C. Gilday, S. W. Robinson, T. A. Barendt, M. J. Langton, B. R. Mullaney & P. D. Beer
Chem. Rev., 2015, 115, 7118–7195
Comprehensive review of the use of halogen bonding as a non-covalent interaction in supramolecular chemistry.
6. Anion sensing by solution- and surface-assembled osmium(II) bipyridyl rotaxanes
J. Lehr, T. Lang, O. A. Blackburn, T. A. Barendt, S. Faulkner, J. J. Davis & P. D. Beer
Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 15898-15906
Optical and electrochemical anion sensing is performed in solution and on a surface using a transition metal-appended rotaxane host system.
Anion-induced molecular motion within interlocked structures
PhD Thesis. Supervisor: Prof. P. D. Beer.
University of Oxford 2016.
Transition metal rotaxane host systems for anion sensing.
Masters Thesis. Supervisor: Prof. P. D. Beer.
University of Oxford 2012.