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Feng, W.; Zhang, Y.; Zhang, Z.; Su, P.; Lu, X.; Song, J.; Fan, D.; Wong, W-K.; Jones, R. A.; Su, C. Near-infrared (NIR) luminescent metallopolymers based on Ln4(Salen)4 nanoclusters (Ln = Nd or Yb) J. Mater. Chem. C 2014, 2, 1489-1499. 

DOI: 10.1039/C3TC31814A

Murugesan, S.; Quintero, O. A.; Chou, B. P.; Xiao, P.; Park, K.; Hall, J. W.; Jones, R. A.; Henkelman, G.; Goodenough, J. B.; Stevenson, K. J. Wide electrochemical window ionic salt for use in electropositive metal electrodeposition and solid state Li-ion batteries J. Mater. Chem. A 2014, 2, 2194-2201. 

DOI: 10.1039/C3TA15010K

Yang, X.; Jones, R. A.; Huang, S. Luminescent 4f and d-4f polynuclear complexes and coordination polymers with flexible salen-type ligands Coord. Chem. Rev. 2013, In press. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2013.11.012

Wang, Z.; Feng, W.; Su, P.; Liu, H.; Zhang, Z.; Zhang, Y.; Miao, T.; Lu, X.; Fang, D.; Wong, W-K.; Jones, R. A. Hetero-trinuclear near-infrared (NIR) luminescent ZnLn2 (Ln = Nd, Yb or Er) complexes based on monomer ZnL Schiff-base precursor and o-vanillin Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2013, 36, 11-13. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.inoche.2013.07.004

Liu, H.; Zhang, Y.; Feng, W-X.; Su, P-Y.; Shi, G-X.; Zhang, Z.; Fan, D-D.; Lu, R.; Lu, X-Q.; Wong, W-K.; Jones, R. A. Photo-luminescent hetero-tetranuclear Zn2Ln2 (Ln = Nd, Yb, Er, Gd, Eu or Tb) complexes self-assembled from the benzimidazole-based HL and bpe Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2013, 35, 213-216. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.inoche.2013.06.031

Yang, X.; Oye, M. M.; Jones, R. A.; Huang, S. Anion dependent self-assembly of a linear hexanuclear Yb(III) salen complex with enhanced near-infrared (NIR) luminescence properties Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 9579-9581. 

DOI: 10.1039/C3CC45651J

Zhang, Z.; Feng, W.; Su, P.; Liu, H.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, Z.; Miao, T.; Lu, X.; Fan, D.; Wong, W-K.; Jones, R. A. Near-infrared (NIR) luminescent hetero-tetranuclear Zn2Ln2 (Ln = Nd, Yb or Er) complexes self-assembled from the benzimidazole-based HL and two rigid 4,4'-bipyridine ligands with different spacers Spectrochim. Acta, Part A 2013, 116, 102-110. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.saa.2013.06.122

Rivers, J. H.; Jones, R. A. Synthesis and structures of Co bis-trifluoromethylpyrazolate complexes Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 12898-12907. 

DOI: 10.1039/C3DT50758K

Yang, X.; Schipper, D.; Jones, R. A.; Lytwak, L. A.; Holliday, B. J.; Huang, S. Anion-Dependent Self-Assembly of Near-Infrared Luminescent 24- and 32-Metal Cd–Ln Complexes with Drum-like Architectures J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 8468-8471. 

DOI: 10.1021/ja4031243

Chen, S-C.; Zhang, Z-H.; Chen, Q.; Wang, L-Q.; Xu, J.; He, M-Y.; Du, M.; Yang, X-P.; Jones, R. A. An efficient strategy to achieve hydrophilic polymeric silver(I) materials with exceptional antibacterial activity Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 1270-1272. 

DOI: 10.1039/C2CC36538C

Zhang, J.; Zhong, C.; Zhu, X.; Tam, H-L.; Li, K-F.; Cheah, K-W.; Wong, W-Y.; Wong, W-K.; Jones, R. A. Polyhedron 2013, 49, 121-128. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2012.09.050

Yang, X.; Schipper, D.; Liao, A.; Stanley, J. M.; Jones, R. A.; Holliday, B. J. Anion dependent self-assembly of luminescent Zn–Ln (Eu and Tb) salen complexes Polyhedron 2013, 52, 165-169. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2012.10.014

McCarty, W. J.; Yang, X.; DePue, L. J.; Jones, R. A. Chemical vapour deposition of amorphous Ru(P) thin films from Ru trialkylphosphite hydride complexes Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 13496-13503. 

DOI: 10.1039/C2DT31541F

Zou, D.; Feng, W.; Shi, G.; Lu, X.; Zhang, Z.; Zhang, Y.; Liu, H.; Fan, D.; Wong, W-K.; Jones, R. A. Hetero-binuclear near-infrared (NIR) luminescent Zn–Nd complexes self-assembled from the benzimidazole-based ligands Spectrochim. Acta, Part A 2012, 98, 359-366. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.saa.2012.08.048

Feng, W.; Zhang, Y.; Zhang, Z.; Lu, X.; Liu, H.; Shi, G.; Zou, D.; Song, J.; Fan, D.; Wong, W-K.; Jones, R. A. Anion-Induced Self-Assembly of Luminescent and Magnetic Homoleptic Cyclic Tetranuclear Ln4(Salen)4 and Ln4(Salen)2 Complexes (Ln = Nd, Yb, Er, or Gd) Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 11377-11386. 

DOI: 10.1021/ic300918c

Zhang, Y.; Feng, W.; Liu, H.; Zhang, Z.; Lu, X.; Song, J.; Fan, D.; Wong, W-K.; Jones, R. A. Photo-luminescent hetero-trinuclear Zn2Ln (Ln = Nd, Yb, Er or Gd) complexes based on the binuclear Zn2L precursor Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2012, 24, 148-152. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.inoche.2012.08.011

Yang, X.; Chan, C.; Lam, D.; Schipper, D.; Stanley, J. M.; Chen, X.; Jones, R. A.; Holliday, B. J.; Wong, W-K.; Chen, S.; Chen, Q. Anion-dependent construction of two hexanuclear 3d–4f complexes with a flexible Schiff base ligand Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 11449-11453. 

DOI: 10.1039/C2DT31268A

Shi, G-X.; Feng, W-X.; Zou, D.; Lu, X-Q.; Zhang, Z.; Zhang, Y.; Fan, D-D.; Zhao, S-S.; Wong, W-K.; Jones, R. A. Hetero-binuclear near-infrared (NIR) luminescent ZnLn (Ln = Nd, Yb or Er) complexes self-assembled from the benzimidazole-based ligand Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2012, 22, 126-130. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.inoche.2012.05.041

Feng, W-X.; Hui, Y-N.; Shi, G-X.; Zou, D.; Lu, Q-X.; Song, J-R.; Fan, D-D.; Wong, W-K.; Jones, R. A. Synthesis, structure and near-infrared (NIR) luminescence of series of Zn2Ln (Ln = Nd, Yb or Er) complexes based on the Salen-type Schiff-base ligand with the flexible linker Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2012, 20, 33-36. 

DOI: 10.1039/C2CE06566E

Feng, W.; Zhang, Y.; Lu, X.; Hui, Y.; Shi, G.; Zou, D.; Song, J.; Fan, D.; Wong, W-K.; Jones, R. A. Near-infrared (NIR) luminescent homoleptic lanthanide Salen complexes Ln4(Salen)4 (Ln = Nd, Yb or Er) CrystEngComm 2012, 14, 3456-3463. 

DOI: 10.1039/C2CE06566E

Rivers, J. H.; DePue, L. J.; Starr, C. M.; Jones, R. A. Rhodium pyrazolate complexes as potential CVD precursors Dalton Trans. 2012, 141, 5401-5408. 

DOI: 10.1039/C2DT12450E

Hall, J. W.; Membreno, N.; Wu, J.; Celio, H.; Jones, R. A.; Stevenson, K. J. Low-Temperature Synthesis of Amorphous FeP2 and Its Use as Anodes for Li Ion Batteries J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 5532-5535. 

DOI: 10.1021/ja301173q

Liao, S.; Yang, X.; Jones, R. A. Self-Assembly of Luminescent Hexanuclear Lanthanide Salen Complexes Cryst. Growth Des. 2012, 12, 970-974. 

DOI: 10.1021/cg201444p

McCarty, W. J.; Yang, X.; Anderson, L. J. D.; Jones, R. A. Dinuclear Rh(II) pyrazolates as CVD precursors for rhodium thin films Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 173-179. 

DOI: 10.1039/c1dt11649e

McCarty, W. J.; Yang, X.; Jones, R. A. Synthesis, structure and DFT study of a pyrazolate stabilized mononuclear Rh(II) complex Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 12164-12166. 

DOI: 10.1039/c1cc15428a

Yang, X.; Lam, D.; Chan, C.; Stanley, J. M.; Jones, R. A.; Holliday, B. J.; Wong, W-K. Construction of 1-D 4f and 3d-4f coordination polymers with flexible Schiff base ligands Dalton Trans. 2011, 40, 9795-9801. 

DOI: 10.1039/c1dt11036e

Yang, X.; Jones, R. A.; Oye, M. M.; Wiester M.; Lai, R. J. Influence of metal-ligand ratio on benzimidazole based luminescent lanthanide complexes: 3-D network structures and chloride anion binding New J. Chem. 2011, 35, 310-318. 

DOI: 10.1039/c0nj00518e

Hui, Y.; Feng, W.; Wei, T.; Lü, X.; Song, J.; Zhao, S.; Wong, W-K.; Jones, R. A. Adjustment of coordination environment of Ln3+ ions to modulate near-infrared luminescent properties of Ln3+ complexes Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2011, 14, 200-204. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.inoche.2010.10.022

Feng, W.; Hui, Y.; Wei, T.; Lü, X.; Song, J.; Chen, Z.; Zhao, S.; Wong, W-K.; Jones, R. A. Anion-induced near-infrared (NIR) luminescent Zn2Nd and ZnNd complexes based on the pure Salen-type Schiff-base ligand Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2011, 14, 75-78. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.inoche.2010.09.035

Liao, A.; Yang, X.; Stanley, J. M.; Jones, R. A.; Holliday, B. J. Synthesis and Crystal Structure of a New Heterotrinuclear Schiff-Base Zn-Gd Complex J. Chem. Crystallogr. 2010, 40, 1060-1064. 

DOI: 10.1007/s10870-010-9794-7

Hall, J. W.; Yang, X.; Jones, R. A. Syntheses and structures of the tetra-phosphine complexes trans-MCl2(PH3)4 (M = Ru, Os) Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 6168-6170. 

DOI: 10.1039/c0cc01231a

Agapiou, K.; Jones, R. A.; Yang, X. Acetylide and triazolato complexes from Ru(II) azides Main Group Chem. 2010, 9, 41-56. 

DOI: 10.3233/MGC-2010-0003

Stanley, J. M.; Chan, C. K.; Yang, X.; Jones, R. A.; Holliday, B. J. Synthesis, X-ray crystal structure and photophysical properties of tris(dibenzoylmethanido)(1,10-phenanthroline)samarium(III) Polyhedron 2010, 29, 2511-2515. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2010.05.020

Lü, X-Q.; Feng, W-X.; Hui, Y-N.; Wei, T.; Song, J-R.; Zhao, S-S.; Wong, W-Y.; Wong, W-K.; Jones, R. A. Near-Infrared Luminescent, Neutral, Cyclic Zn2Ln2 (Ln = Nd, Yb, and Er) Complexes from Asymmetric Salen-Type Schiff Base Ligands Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 18, 2714-2722. 

DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201000100

Rivers, J. H.; Jones, R. A. Synthesis and structures of the homoleptic cations [M(PMe3)5]+ (M = Rh, Ir) Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 4300-4302. 

DOI: 10.1039/c0cc00892c

Chan, C.; Yang, X.; Jones, R. A.; Holliday, B. J.; Stanley, J. M. {u-6,6'-Dimethoxy-2,2'-[butane-1,4-diylbis(nitrilomethylidyne)]diphenolato-1:2k8O6,O1,O1',O6':O1,N,N',O1'}tris(nitrato-1k2O,O')copper(II)gadolinium(III) Acta Crystallogr., Sect. E: Struct. Rep. Online 2010, E66, m576-m577. 

DOI: 10.1107/S1600536810014716

Rivers, J. H.; Carroll, K. J.; Jones, R. A.; Carpenter, E. E. A copper-polyol complex: [Na2(C2H6O2)6][Cu(C2H4O2)2] Acta Crystallogr., Sect. C: Cryst. Struct. Commun. 2010, C66, m83-m85. 

DOI: 10.1107/S0108270110006311

Henderson, L. B.; Rivers, J. H.; Bost, D. E.; Jones, R. A.; Eckerdt, J. G. Nanocrystalline cobalt-based films with high thermal stability from a single molecule J. Vac. Sci. Technol., A 2010, 28, 54-60. 

DOI: 10.1116/1.3264480

Yang, X.; Jones, R. A.; Wiester, M. J.; Oye, M. M.; Wong, W-K. Transformation of a Luminescent Benzimidazole-Based Yb3 Cluster into a One-Dimensional Coordination Polymer Cryst. Growth Des. 2010, 10, 970-976. 

DOI: 10.1021/cg901283k

Wei, T.; Zhao, S.; Bi, W.; Lü, X.; Hui, Y.; Song, J.; Wong, W-K.; Jones, R. A. Co-existence of heterometallic Zn2Er and ZnEr arrayed chromophores for the sensitization of near-infrared (NIR) luminescence Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2009, 12, 1216-1219. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.inoche.2009.09.024

Yang, X.; Jones, R. A.; Rivers, J. H.; Wong, W-K. Syntheses, structures, and photoluminescence of 1-D lanthanide coordination polymers Dalton Trans. 2009, 47, 10505-10510. 

DOI: 10.1039/b910588c

Bi, W.; Wei, T.; Lü, X.; Hui, Y.; Song, J.; Zhao, S.; Wong, W-K.; Jones, R. A. Hetero-trinuclear near-infrared (NIR) luminescent Zn2Ln complexes from Salen-type Schiff-base ligands New J. Chem. 2009, 33, 2326-2334. 

DOI: 10.1039/b9nj00228f

Zhao, S.; Lü, X.; Hou, A.; Wong, W-Y.; Wong, W-K.; Yang, X.; Jones, R. A. Heteronuclear trimetallic and 1D polymeric 3d-4f Schiff base complexes with OCN- and SCN- ligands Dalton Trans. 2009, 43, 9595-9602. 

DOI: 10.1039/b908682j

Lü, X.; Bi, W.; Chai, W.; Song, J.; Meng, J.; Wong, W.; Wong, W.; Yang, X.; Jones, R. A. Multinuclear NIR Luminescent 1,4-BDC Bridged Schiff Base Complexes of Nd(III) Polyhedron 2009, 28, 27-32. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2008.09.014

Yang, X.; Jones, R. A.; Wong, W. Anion Dependant Self-assembly and the First X-Ray Structure of a Neutral Homoleptic Lanthanide Salen Complex Tb4(Salen)6) Chem. Comm. 2008, 3266-3268. 

DOI: 10.1039/b803901a

Bi, W.; Lü, X.; Chai, W.; Song, J.; Wong, W.; Wong, W.; Jones, R. A. Construction and NIR luminescent property of hetero-bimetallic Zn-Nd complexes from two chiral salen-type Schiff-base ligands J. Mol. Struct. 2008, 891, 450-455. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.molstruc.2008.04.056

Bi, W.; Lü, X.; Chai, W.; Song, J.; Wong, W.; Yang, X,; Jones, R. A. Effect of Heavy-Atom (Br) at the Phenyl Rings of Schiff-Base Ligands on the NIR Luminescence of their Bimetallic Zn-Nd Complexes. Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2008, 634, 1795-1800. 

DOI: 10.1002/zaac.200800137

Yang, X.; Jones, R. A.; Wong, W. Pentanuclear Tetra-Decker Luminescent Lanthanide Schiff Base Complexes Dalton Trans. 2008, 1676-1678. 

DOI: 10.1039/b801513a

Yang, X.; Rivers, J. H.; McCarty, W. J.; Wiester, M. J.; Jones, R. A. Synthesis and structures of luminescent ladder-like lanthanide coordination polymers of 4-hydroxybenzenesulfonate New J. Chem. 2008, 32, 790-793. 

DOI: 10.1039/b718590a

Shin, J.; Waheed, A.; Winkenwerder, W. A.; Kim, H.; Agapiou, K.; Jones, R. A.; Hwang, G. S.; Ekerdt, J. G. Chemical Vapor Deposition of Amorphous Ruthenium-Phosphorus Alloy Films Thin Solid Films 2007, 515, 5298-5307. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2007.01.002

Ekerdt, J. G.; Shin, J.; Kim, H.; Henderson, L. B.; Hwang, G. S.; Agapiou, K.; Jones, R. A. Chemical Vapor Deposition of Amorphous Ruthenium-phosphorus Alloy Films for Cu Interconnect Applications Advanced Metallization Conference 2007 Proceedings Oct. 9-11, 2007, Albany, NY, Materials Research Society, 2007, 179-185. Link

Shin, J.; Kim, H.; Agapiou, K.; Jones, R. A.; Hwang, G. S.; Ekerdt, J. G. Effects of P on amorphous chemical vapor deposition Ru-P alloy films for Cu interconnect liner applications J. Vac. Sci. Technol., A 2008, 26, 974-979. 

DOI: 10.1116/1.2832360

 

Mejia, M. L.; Agapiou, K.; Rivers, J. H.; Yang, X.; Jones, R. A.; Holliday, B. J. Direct growth of semiconductor nanoparticles within a conducting polymer matrix Polymer Preprints (ACS, Div. of Polymer Chem.) 2007, 48, 608-609. Link

Lu, X.; Bi, W.; Chai, W.; Song, J.; Meng, J.; Wong, W.; Wong, W.; Jones, R. A. Tetranuclear NIR luminescent Schiff-base Zn–Nd complexes New J. Chem. 2008, 31, 127-131. 

DOI: 10.1039/b710204f

Waheed, A.; Jones, R. A.; Agapiou, K.; Yang, X.; Moore, J. A.; Ekerdt, J. G. Synthesis and Structures of Dinuclear 3,5-Bis(trifluoromethyl)pyrazolate Complexes of Ruthenium Organometallics 2007, 26, 6778-6783. 

DOI: 10.1021/om700521y

Yang, X.; Jones, R. A.; Rivers, J. H.; Lai, R. P. Syntheses, Structures and Luminescent Properties of New Lanthanide-Based Coordination Polymers Based on 1,4-Benzenedicarboxylate (BDC) Dalton Trans. 2007, 3936-3942. 

DOI: 10.1039/b706823a

Yang, X.; Hahn, B. P.; Jones, R. A.; Wong, W.; Stevenson, K. J. Synthesis of an Octanuclear Eu(III) Cage from Eu42+: Chloride Anion Encapsulation, Luminescence, and Reversible MeOH Adsorption via a Porous Supramolecular Architecture Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 7050-7054. 

DOI: 10.1021/ic7008682

Ekerdt, J. G.; Shin, J.; Winkenwerder, W. A.; Kim, H.; Thom, K.; Hwang, G. S.; Agapiou, K.; Jones, R. A. Chemical routes to ultra thin films for copper barriers and liners Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Materials, Processes, Integration and Reliability in Advanced Interconnects for Micro- and Nanoelectronics 2007, 990, 93-94. Link

Shin, J.; Waheed, A.; Agapiou, K.; Winkenwerder, W. A.; Kim, H.; Jones, R. A.; Hwang, G. S.; Ekerdt, J. G. Growth of Ultra-thin Films of Amorphous Ruthenium-Phosphorus Alloys Using a Single Source CVD Precursor J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 16510-16511. 

DOI: 10.1021/ja0673938

Lo, W.; Wong, W.; Wong, W.; Guo, J.; Yeung, K.; Cheng, Y.; Yang, X.; and Jones, R. A.; Heterobimetallic Zn(II)-Ln(III) phenylene-bridged Schiff base complexes, computational studies and evidence for singlet energy transfer as the main pathway in the sensitization of near-infrared Nd3+ luminescence Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 9315-9325. 

DOI: 10.1021/ic0610177

Yang, X.; Jones, R. A.; Oye, M. M.; Holmes, A. L.; Wong, W. Near Infrared Luminescence and Supramolecular Structure of a Helical Triple-decker Yb (III) Schiff Base Cluster Crys. Growth Des. 2006, 6, 2122-2125. 

DOI: 10.1021/cg0603319

Yang, X.; Hahn, B. P.; Jones, R. A.; Stevenson, K. J.; Swinnea, J. S.; Wu, Q. Reversible Guest Molecule Encapsulation in the 3-D Framework of a Heteropolynuclear Luminescent Zn4Eu2 Cage Complex Chem. Comm. 2006, 3827-3829. 

DOI: 10.1039/b607183j

Yang, X.; Jones, R. A.; Wong, W.; Lynch, V. M.; Oye, M. M,; Holmes, A. L. Design and Synthesis of a Near Infra-Red Luminescent Hexanuclear Zn-Nd Prism Chem. Comm. 2006, 1836-1838. 

DOI: 10.1039/b518128c

Wong, W.; Yang, X.; Jones, R. A.; Rivers, J. H.; Lynch, V. M.; Lo, W.; Xiao, D.; Oye, M. M.; Holmes, A. L. Multinuclear Luminescent Schiff-Base Zn-Nd Sandwich Complexes Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 4340 - 4345. 

DOI: 10.1021/ic051866e

Yang, X.; Jones, R. A.; Lai, R. J.; Waheed, A.; Oye, M. M.; Holmes, A. L. Supramolecular Assembly of Nanometer-sized Heterobimetallic 3d-4f Complexes Formed with Benzimidazole Based N, O-donor Ligands Polyhedron, 2006, 25, 881-887. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2005.09.029

Yang, X.; Jones, R. A.; Wu, Q.; Oye, M. M.; Holmes, A. L.; Lo, W.; Wong, W. Synthesis, Crystal Structures and Antenna-Like Sensitization of Visible and Near Infrared Emission in Heterobimetallic Zn-Eu and Zn-Nd Schiff Base Compounds Polyhedron, 2006, 25(2), 271-278. 

DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2005.06.055

Yang, X.; Jones, R. A. Anion Dependant Self-Assembly of “Tetra-Decker” and “Triple-Decker” Luminescent Tb(III) Salen Complexes J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 7686-7687. 

DOI: 10.1021/ja051292c

Jones, R. A.; Yang, X.; Waheed, A.; Wiester, M. J.; Zhang, L. New Complexes of Lanthanides with Unusual Main Group Ligands ACS Symposium Series No. 917 Modern Aspects of Main Group Chemistry 2006, 917, 221-236. 

DOI: 10.1021/bk-2005-0917.ch016

Yang, X.; Jones, R. A.; Wiester, M. J. A Nanoscale Slipped Sandwich of Tb10 - Stabilization of a Benzaldehyde Methyl Hemiacetyl Dalton Trans. 2004, 1787-1788. 

DOI: 10.1039/B405981F