ResearcherID: C-1045-2008, Google Scholar, * denotes corresponding author(s)


[77]    Je, S. H.; Kim, H. J.; Kim, J.; Choi, J. W.*; Coskun, A.* "Perfluoroaryl-Elemental Sulfur SNAr Chemistry in Covalent Triazine Frameworks with High Sulfur Contents for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries," Adv. Func. Mater., 2017, In press.

[76]   Lee, Y. J.; Talapaneni, S. N.; Coskun, A.* "Chemically Activated Covalent Triazine Frameworks with Enhanced Textural Properties for High Capacity Gas Storage," ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b08930. pdf

[75]   Choi, S.; Kwon, T.-w.; Coskun, A.*Choi, J. W.* "Highly Elastic Binders Integrating Polyrotaxanes for Silicon Microparticle Anodes in Lithium Ion Batteries," Science, 2017, 357, 279-283. pdf
(† Equal Contribution)

  • See excellent perspective article in Science by Jaegeon Ryu, Soojin Park at UNIST, Korea.
  • See the commentary in Science by Marc Lavine "A stretchy binder protects the silicon,"
  • See our highlight in Nature Reviews Materials by Alison Stoddart, "Lithium-ion batteries: Stress relief for silicon,"
  • See our highlight in Nature"Molecular pulleys ease the strain for lithium-ion batteries,"
  • See our highlight in Nature, News and Views by Matthew T. McDowell, "Materials science: Pulley protection in batteries,"
  • See our highlight in the C&EN News July 24, 2017 issue as "Polymer ‘pulleys’ could boost Li-ion battery performance," 
Also see below links for other highlights;

[The Verge] [NOVANext, PBS] [PhysOrg] [EurekAlert] [AzoCleanTech] [MaterialsToday]

[74]   Lee, K.; Kim, S.; Park, J.; Park, S. H.; Coskun, A.; Jung, D. S.; Cho, W.*; Choi, J. W.* "Selection of Binder and Solvent for Solution-Processed All-Solid-State Battery," J. Electrochem. Soc., 2017, 164, A2075-A2081. pdf

[73]   Talapaneni, S. N.; Kim, .; Je, S. H.; Buyukcakir, O.; Oh, J.*; Coskun, A.* "Bottom-up Synthesis of Fully sp2 Hybridized Three-dimensional Microporous Graphitic Frameworks as Metal-free Catalysts," J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017,5, 12080-12085. pdf

[72] Kim, K.; Kim, S.; Talapaneni, S. N.; Buyukcakir, O.; Almutawa, A. M. I.; Polychronopoulou, K.; Coskun, A.* "Transition Metal Complex Directed Synthesis of Porous Cationic Polymers for Efficient CO2 Capture and Conversion," Polymer, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2017.05.066. pdf
[Invited paper, special issue on Porous Polymers]

[71]   Kim, D.; Coskun, A.* "Template-directed Approach Towards the Realization of Ordered Heterogeneity in Bimetallic Metal-organic Frameworks," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 5071–5076.  pdf

[70]  Kim, D.; Kim, D. W.; Buyukcakir, O.; Kim, M.-K.; Polychronopoulou, K.; Coskun, A.* "Highly Hydrophobic ZIF-8/carbon Nitride Foam with Hierarchical Porosity for Oil Capture and Chemical Fixation of CO2," Adv. Funct. Mater.20171700706. pdf

[69]   Buyukcakir, O.; Je, S. H.; Talapaneni, S. N.; Kim, D.; Coskun, A.* "Charged Covalent Triazine Frameworks for CO2 Capture and Conversion," ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 20179, 7209–7216. pdf

[68]   Kim, M.-K.; Kim, D.; Seo, J. Y.; Buyukcakir, O.; Coskun, A."Nanostructured ZnO as a Structural Template for the Growth of ZIF-8 with Tunable Hierarchical Porosity for CO2 Conversion," CrystEngComm, 2017,19, 4147-4151. pdf  
[Invited paper, Themed issue on Metal-Organic Framework Catalysis]

[67]  Byun, Y.; Cho, M.; Kim, D.; Jung, Y.*; Coskun, A.* "Edge-functionalized Graphene Nanoribbon Frameworks for the Capture and Separation of Greenhouse Gases," Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 523–533. pdf

[66] Talapaneni, S. N.; Lee, J. H.; Je, S. H.; Buyukcakir, O.; Kwon, T.;  Polychronopoulou, K.; Choi, J. W.*; Coskun, A.* "Chemical Blowing Approach for Ultramicroporous Carbon Nitride Frameworks and Their Applications in Gas and Energy Storage," Adv. Funct. Mater.2017, 27, 1604658. pdf

[65] Song, K. S.; Kim, D.; Polychronopoulou, K.; Coskun, A.* "Synthesis of Highly Porous Coordination Polymers with Open Metal Sites for Enhanced Gas Uptake and Separation," ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 26860−26867. pdf  

[64] Je, S. H.; Buyukcakir, O.; Kim, D.; Coskun, A.* "Direct Utilization of Elemental Sulfur in the Synthesis of Microporous Polymers for Natural Gas Sweetening," Chem, 20161, 482-493. pdf Highlighted in [C&EN News as "Scrubbing natural gas with sulfur," September 19, 2016 issue] [Asia Research News] [PhysOrg] [Technobahn] [AzoMaterials] [InnovationsReport]

[63] Je, S. H.; Hwang, T. H.; Talapaneni, S. N.; Buyukcakir, O.; Kim, H. J.; Yu, J.-S.; Woo, S. G.; Jang, M. C.; Son, B. K.; Coskun,  A.*; Choi, J. W.* "A Rational Sulfur Cathode Design for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries: Sulfur-embedded Benzoxazine Polymers," ACS Energy Lett., 2016, 1, 566–572.  pdf

[62] Kim, K.; Buyukcakir, O.; Coskun, A.* "Diazapyrenium-based Porous Cationic Polymers for Colorimetric Amine Sensing and Capture from CO2 Scrubbing Conditions," RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 77406–77409. pdf

[61]   Talapaneni, S. N.; Kim, D.; Barin, G.; Buyukcakir, O.; Je, S. H.; Coskun, A.* "Pillar[5]arene Based Conjugated Microporous Polymers for Propane/methane Separation Through Host-guest Complexation," Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 4460–4466. pdf

[60]     Kim, D.; Kim, D. W.; Hong, W. G.; Coskun, A.* "Graphene/ZIF-8 Composites with Tunable Hierarchical Porosity and Electrical Conductivity," J. Mater. Chem. A, 20164, 7710–7717. pdf

[59]    Talapaneni, S. N.†; Hwang, T. H.; Je, S. H.; Buyukcakir, O.; Choi, J. W.*; Coskun, A.* "Elemental Sulfur Mediated Facile Synthesis of a Covalent Triazine Framework for High Performance Lithium-Sulfur Batteries," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 3106–3111. pdf 
[Selected as a Very Important Paper, VIP]
(† Equal Contribution)

[58]    Kim, D.; Coskun, A.* "Graphene Oxide Templated Preferential Growth of Continuous MOF Thin Films," CrystEngComm, 201618, 4013–4017. pdf 
[Invited paper, themed issue on New Talent] [Selected as a Hot Article] [Highlighted as a Front Cover]

[57]  Buyukcakir, O.; Je, S.-H.; Choi, D. S.; Talapaneni, S. N.; Seo, Y.; Jung, Y.; Polychronopoulou, K.; Coskun, A.* Porous Cationic Polymers: The Impact of Counteranions and Charges on CO2 Capture and Conversion,Chem. Commun., 201652, 934937. pdf


[56]  Kwon, T.-W†; Jeong, Y. K.†; Deniz, E.; Erhan Deniz; AlQaradawi, S. Y.; Choi, J. W.*; Coskun, A.* “Dynamic Crosslinking of Polymeric Binders Based on Host-Guest Interactions for Silicon Anodes in Lithium Ion Batteries,” ACS Nano, 20159, 11317–11324. pdf 
(† Equal Contribution)

[55]  Talapaneni, S. N.; Buyukcakir, O.; Je, S. H.; Srinivasan, S.; Seo, Y.; Polychronopoulou, K.; Coskun, A.* Nanoporous Polymers Incorporating Sterically Confined N-Heterocyclic Carbenes For Simultaneous CO2 Capture and Conversion at Ambient Pressure," Chem. Mater., 2015, 27, 6818–6826pdf 
[Highlighted in SYNFACTS (Synfacts, 2015, 11, 1274) as "One Stone Two Birds with a NHC Sponge"]

[54]  Buyukcakir, O; Je, S. H.; Park, J.; Patel, H. A.; Jung, Y.; Yavuz, C. T.*; Coskun, ASystematic Investigation of the Effect of Polymerization Routes on the Gas Sorption Properties of Nanoporous Azobenzene Polymers,” Chem. Eur. J.2015, 21, 1532015327.pdf
(† Equal Contribution)
[53]  Mara, M. W.; Bowman, D. N.; Buyukcakir, O.; Shelby, M. L.; Haldrup, K.; Huang, J.; Harpham, M. R.; Stickrath, A. B.; Zhang, X.; Stoddart, J. F.; Coskun, A.*; Jakubikova, E.*; Chen, L. X.* Electron Injection from Copper Diimine Sensitizers into TiO2Structural Effects and Their Implications for Solar Energy Conversion Devices,J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015137, 9670–9684.pdf 
(† Equal Contribution)

[52] Buyukcakir, O.; Seo, Y.; Coskun, A.* "Thinking Outside the Cage: Controlling the Extrinsic Porosity and Gas Uptake Properties of Shape Persistent Molecular Cages in Nanoporous Polymers," Chem. Mater., 201527, 4149–4155. pdf

[51] Song, K. S.; Coskun A.* Catalyst-free Synthesis of Porous Graphene Networks as Efficient Sorbents for CO2 and H2,ChemPlusChem, 201580, 1127 –1132. pdf
[Early Career Series - Invited Paper]

[50] Byun, Y.; Coskun, A.* “Bottom-up Approach for the Synthesis of a Three-Dimensional Nanoporous Graphene Nanoribbon Framework and Its Gas Sorption Properties, Chem. Mater., 201527, 2576–2583. pdf

[49] Jeong, Y. K.Kwon, T.-W; Lee, I.; Kim, T.-S; Coskun, A*, Choi, J. W.* “Millipede-inspired Structural Design Principles for High Performance Polysaccharide Binders in Silicon Anodes,” Energ. Environ. Sci, 20158, 1224–1230. pdf
(† Equal Contribution)


[48] Kwon, T.-W; Jeong, Y. K.; Lee, I.; Kim, T.-S; Choi, J. W.*; Coskun, A* “Systematic Molecular-Level Design of Binders Incorporating Meldrum`s Acid for Silicon Anodes in Lithium Rechargeable Batteries,” Adv. Mater., 2014 26, 7979–7985. pdf
(† Equal Contribution)

[47] Byun, J.; Je, S.-H; Patel, H. A.; Coskun, A.*, Yavuz, C. T.*  “Nanoporous Covalent Organic Polymers Incorporating Tröger’s Base Functionalities for Enhanced CO2 Capture,” J. Mater. Chem. A, 2014, 2, 12507–12512. pdf

[46] Kim, D. J.; Jung, Y. H.; Bharathi, K. K.; Je, S. H.; Kim, D. K.*; Coskun, A.*, Choi, J. W.* An Aqueous Sodium Ion Hybrid Battery Incorporating Organic Compound and Prussian Blue Derivative,” Adv. Energ. Mater., 2014, 4, 1400133. pdf

[45] Jeong, Y. K.; Kwon, T.-W.; Lee, I.; Kim, T.-S.; Coskun, A.*; Choi, J. W.* Hyperbranched β-Cyclodextrin Polymer as an Effective Multidimensional Binder for Silicon Anodes in Lithium Rechargeable Batteries,” Nano Lett., 2014, 14, 864–870. pdf
(† Equal Contribution)

[44] Srinivasan, S.; Je, S. H.; Back, S.; Barin, G.; Buyukcakir, O.; Guliyev, R., Jung, Y.; Coskun, A.* Ordered Supramolecular Gels Based on Graphene Oxide and Tetracationic Cyclophanes,” Adv. Mater., 2014, 26, 2725–2729. pdf

[43] Fahrenbach, A. C.; Bruns, C. J.; Li, H.; Trabolsi, A.; Coskun, A., Stoddart, J. F.Ground-State Kinetics of Bistable Redox-Active Donor–Acceptor Mechanically Interlocked Molecules,” Acc. Chem. Res., 2014, 47, 482–493. pdf

[42] Patel, H. A.; Je, S. H.; Park, J.; Jung, Y.; Coskun, A.*Yavuz, C. T.* “Directing the Structural Features of N2-Phobic Nanoporous Covalent Organic Polymers for CO2 Capture and Separation,” Chem. Eur. J., 2014,  20, 772–780. pdf


[41] Cao, D.; Juríček, M.; Brown, Z. J.; Sue, A. C.-H.; Liu, Z.; Lei, J.; Blackburn, A. K.; Grunder, S.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Coskun, A.; Wang, C.; Farha, O. K.; Hupp, J. T.; Stoddart, J. F. “Three-Dimensional Architectures Incorporating Stereoregular Donor–Acceptor Stacks,” Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 8457–8465.  pdf

[40] Barin, G.; Frasconi, M.; Dyar, S. M.; Iehl, J.; Buyukcakir, O.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Carmieli, R.; Coskun, A.; Wasielewski, M. R., Stoddart, J. F. "Redox-Controlled Selective Docking in a [2]Catenane Host," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 2466–2469. pdf

[39] Patel, H. A.; Je, S. H.; Park, J.; Chen, D. P.; Jung, Y.; Yavuz, C. T.*; Coskun, A.* “Unprecedented High-Temperature CO2 Selectivity in N2-phobic Nanoporous Covalent Organic Polymers,” Nature Commun., 2013, 4, 1357. pdf  
[Highlighted in the Chemistry World on January 17, 2013, C&EN News on January 21, 2013 and KAIST Breakthroughs Newsletter (Fall 2014)]

[38] Schmucker, A. L.; Barin, G.; Brown, K. A.; Rycenga, M.; Coskun, A.; Buyukcakir, O.; Osberg, K. D.; Stoddart, J. F.; Mirkin C. A. "Electronic and Optical Vibrational Spectroscopy of Molecular Tunnel Junctions Created by On-Wire Lithography," Small, 2013, 9, 1900–1903. pdf

[37] Srinivasan, S.; Shin, W. H.; Choi, J. W.; Coskun, A."A Bifunctional Approach to the Preparation of Graphene and Ionic Liquid-Based Hybrid Gels," J. Mater. Chem. A, 20131, 4348pdf 


[36] Kim, D. J.; Je, S.-H.; Sampath, S.; Choi, J. W.*; Coskun, A.* "Effect of N-substitution in Naphthalenediimides on the Electrochemical Performance of Organic Rechargeable Batteries," RSC Adv., 20122, 7968‒7970. pdf

Before the appointment at KAIST:

[35] Huang, J.; Buyukcakir, O; Mara, M. W.; Coskun, A.; Dimitrijevic, N. M.; Barin, G.; Kokhan, O.; Stickrath, A. B.; Ruppert, R.; Tiede, D. M.; Stoddart, J. F.; Sauvage, J.-P.; Chen, L. X. "Highly Efficient Ultrafast Electron Injection from the Singlet MLCT Excited State of Copper(I) Diimine Complexes to TiO2 Nanoparticles," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.201251, 12711–12715. pdf

[34] Coskun, A; Spruell, J. M.; Barin, G.; Dichtel, W. R.; Flood, A. H.; Botros, Y. Y.; Stoddart, J. F. "High Hopes: Can Molecular Electronics Realise its Potential?" Chem. Soc. Rev., 2012, 41, 48274859. pdf

[Highlighted as a front cover]

[33] Barin, G.; Coskun, A.; Foudah, M. M. G.; Stoddart, J. F. “Mechanically Interlocked Molecules Assembled by π‒π Recognition,” ChemPlusChem, 2012, 77, 159‒185. pdf

[Highlighted as a front cover and also in on April 16, 2012]

[32] Coskun, A.; Hmadeh, M.; Barin, G.; Gandara, F.; Li, Q.; Choi, E.; Strutt, N. L.; Cordes, D. B.; Slawin, A. M. Z.; Stoddart, J. F.; Sauvage, J.-P.; Yaghi, O. M. “Metal-Organic Frameworks Incorporating Copper-Complexed Rotaxanes,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 2160‒2163. pdf

[31] Fahrenbach, A. C.; Barnes, J. C.; Lanfranchi, D. A.; Li, H.; Coskun, A.; Gassensmith, J. J.; Liu, Z.; Benitez, D.; Trabolsi, A.; Goddard, W. A.; Elhabiri, M.; Stoddart, J. F. “Solution-Phase Mechanistic Study and Solid-State Structure of a Tris(Bipyridinium Radical Cation) Inclusion Complex,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 3061‒3072. pdf

[30] Avellini, T.; Hao, L.; Coskun, A.; Barin, G.; Trabolsi, A.; Basuray, A. N.; Dey, S. K.; Credi, A.; Silvi, S.; Stoddart, J. F.; Venturi, M. “Photoinduced Memory Effect in a RedoxControllable Bistable Molecular Switch,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 1611‒1615. pdf
(† Equal Contribution)

[29] Coskun, A.; Banaszak, M.; Astumian, R. D.; Stoddart, J. F.; Grzybowski, B. A. “Great Expectations: Can Artificial Molecular Machines Deliver on Their Promise?,” Chem. Soc. Rev., 2012, 41, 19‒30. pdf 
[Highlighted as a front cover and also  in Sciencenewsline on November 25, 2011, R&D Magazine on November 28, 2011, AZO NANO on November 29, 2011, C&EN News on April 2, 2012]


[28] Li, H.; Fahrenbach, A. C.; Coskun, A.; Zhu, Z.; Barin, G.; Zhao, Y.-L.; Botros, Y. Y.; Sauvage, J.-P.; Stoddart, J. F. “A Light-Stimulated Molecular Machine Driven by Radical Pairing Interactions in Water, ” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 6782–6788. pdf
[Highlighted as an inside cover]

[27] Dey, S. K.; Coskun, A.; Fahrenbach, A. C.; Barin, G.; Basuray, A. N.; Trabolsi, A.; Stoddart, J. F. “A Redox-Active Reverse Donor-Acceptor [2]Rotaxane,” Chem. Sci., 2011, 2, 1046–1053. pdf

[26] Coskun, A.; Spruell, J. M.; Barin, G.; Fahrenbach, A. C.; Forgan, R. S.; Colvin, M. T.; Carmielli, R.; Benítez, D.; Tkatchouk, E.; Friedman, D. C.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Goddard III, W. A.; Stoddart, J. F. “Mechanically Stabilized TTF Radical Dimers,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 4538–4547. pdf
[Highlighted in the Chemistry World on March 7,2011.]

[25] Basu, S.; Coskun, A.; Friedman, D. C.; Olson, M. A.; Benítez, D.; Tkatchouk, E.; Barin, G.; Yang, J.; Fahrenbach, A. C.; Goddard, W. A.; Stoddart, J. F. “Donor Acceptor Oligorotaxanes Made to Order,” Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 21072119pdf
[Highlighted in Angewantde Chemie (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 1466‒1468)]

[24] Barin, G; Coskun, A.; Friedman, D. C.; Olson, M. A.; Colvin, M. T.; Carmielli, R.; Dey, S. K.; Bozdemir, O. A.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Stoddart, J. F. “A Multistate Switchable [3]Rotacatenane,” Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 213−222. pdf
[Highlighted in the front cover of 2011 Year of Chemistry Issue]


[23] Han, S.; Wei, Y.; Valente, C.; Lagzi, I.; Gassenmith, J. J.; Coskun, A.; Stoddart, J. F.; Grzybowski, B. A. “Chromatography in a Single Metal-Organic Framework (MOF) Crystal,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 16358–16361. pdf
[Highlighted in the Chemistry World on November 4, 2010]

[22] Han, S.; Wei, Y.; Valente, C.; Forgan, R. S.; Gassenmith, J. J.; Smaldone, R. A.; Nakanishi, H.; Coskun, A.; Stoddart, J. F.; Grzybowski, B. A. “Imprinting Chemical and Responsive Micropatterns into Metal-Organic Frameworks,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 50, 276−279. pdf

[21] Stephenson, R. M.;Wang, X.; Coskun, A.; Stoddart, J. F.; Zink, J. I. “Excited State Distortions Caused by Photochemical Electron Transfer in a Donor-Acceptor [2]Rotaxane,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2010, 12, 14135−14143. pdf

[20] Spruell, J. M.; Coskun, A.; Friedman, D. C.; Forgan, R. S.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Trabolsi, A.; Fahrenbach, A. C.; Barin, G.; Paxton, W. F.; Dey, S. K.; Olson, M. A.; Benítez, D.; Tkatchouk, E.; Colvin, M. T.; Carmielli, R.; Caldwell, S. T.; Rosair, G. M.; Hewage, S. G.; Duclairoir, F.; Seymour, J. L.; Slawin, A. M. Z.; Goddard III, W. A.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Cooke, G; Stoddart, J. F. “Highly Stable TTF Radical Dimers in [3]Catenanes,” Nature Chem., 2010, 2, 870-879. pdf  
(† Equal Contribution)

[19] Olson, M. A.; Coskun, A.; Fang, L.; Basuray, A. N.; Stoddart, J. F. “Polycatenation Under Thermodynamic Control,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49, 3151-3156. pdf

[18] Coskun, A.; Wesson, P. J.; Klajn, R.; Trabolsi, A.; Fang, L.; Olson, M. A.; Dey, S. K.; Grzybowski, B. A.; Stoddart, J. F. “Molecular-Mechanical Switching at the Metal Nanoparticle-Solvent Interface,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 4310−4320. pdf


[17] Klajn, R.; Olson, M. A.; Wesson, P. J.; Fang, L.; Coskun, A; Trabolsi, A.; Stoddart, J. F.; Grzybowski, B. A. “Dynamic Hook-and-Eye Nanoparticle Sponges,” Nature Chem., 2009, 1, 733-738. pdf

[16] Olson, M. A.; Coskun, A.; Klajn, R.; Fang, L.; Dey, S. K.; Browne, K.; Gryzbowski, B. A.; Stoddart, J. F. “Assembly of Polygonal Nanoparticle Cluster Directed by Reversible Noncovalent Bonding Interactions,” Nano Lett., 2009, 9, 3185–3190. pdf

[15] Guliyev, R.; Coskun, A.; Akkaya, E. U. “Design Strategies for Ratiometric Chemosensors: Modulation of Excitation Energy Transfer at the Energy Donor Site,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 9007–9013. pdf

[14] Klajn, R.; Fang, L.; Coskun, A.; Olson, M. A.; Wesson, P. J.; Stoddart, J. F.; Grzybowski, B. A. “Metal Nanoparticles Functionalized with Molecular and Supramolecular Switches,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 42334235. pdf

[13] Coskun, A.; Friedman, D. C.; Li, H.; Patel, K.; Khatib, H. A.; Stoddart, J. F., “A Light-Gated STOP-GO Molecular Shuttle,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 2493–2495. pdf


[12] Patel, K.; Angelos, S.; Dichtel, W. R.; Coskun, A.; Yang, Y. W.; Zink, J. I.; Stoddart, J. F., “Enzyme-Responsive Snap-Top Covered Silica Nanocontainers,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 2382–2383. pdf 
[Highlighted in SYNFACTS (Synfacts, 2008, 5, 0471) as "Biocompatible Release Valve"]

[11] Coskun, A.; Saha, S.; Aprahamian, I.; Stoddart, J. F. “A Reverse Donor-Acceptor Bistable [2]Catenane,” Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 3187–3190. pdf
[Highlighted in SYNFACTS (Synfacts, 2008, 10, 1052) as "A [2]Catenane with Speed Bumps"]


[10] Coskun, A.; Yilmaz, M. D.; Akkaya, E. U., “Bis(2-pyridyl)-Substituted Boratriazaindacene as an NIR-Emitting Chemosensor for Hg(II),” Org. Lett., 2007, 9, 607–609. pdf 
[Highlighted as one of the most cited Organic Letters article in 2007]

[9] Coskun, A.; Deniz, E.; Akkaya, E. U., “A Sensitive Fluorescent Chemosensor for Anions Based on a Styryl-Boradiazaindacene Framework,” Tetrahedron Lett., 2007, 48, 5359–5361. pdf

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[8] Coskun, A.; Yilmaz, M. D.; Akkaya, E. U., “An Acenaphthopyrrolone-Dipicolylamine Derivative as a Selective and Sensitive Chemosensor for Group IIB Cations,” Tetrahedron Lett., 2006, 47, 3689–3691. pdf

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[7] Coskun, A.; Akkaya, E. U., “Signal Ratio Amplification via Modulation of Resonance Energy Transfer: Proof of Principle in an Emission Ratiometric Hg(II) Sensor,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 14474–14475. pdf 


[6] Coskun, A.; Akkaya, E. U., “Ion Sensing Coupled to Resonance Energy Transfer: A Highly Selective and Sensitive Ratiometric Fluorescent Chemosensor for Ag(I) by a Modular Approach,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 10464–10465. pdf

[5] Coskun, A.; Deniz, E.; Akkaya, E. U., “Effective PET and ICT Switching of Boradiazaindacene Emission: A Unimolecular, Emission-mode, Molecular Half-subtractor with Reconfigurable Logic Gates,” Org. Lett., 2005, 7, 5187–5189. pdf

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[4] Coskun, A.; Deniz, E.; Akkaya, E. U., “Cation Modulation of Carbonyldipyrrinone (CDP) Fluorescence: Emission-Ratiometric Sensing of Calcium,” J. Mater. Chem., 2005, 15, 2908–2912. pdf


[3] Coskun, A.; Akkaya, E. U., “Three-Point Recognition and Selective Fluorescence Sensing of L-DOPA,” Org. Lett., 2004, 6, 3107–3109. pdf

                              Abstract Image

[2] Coskun, A.; Akkaya, E. U., “Difluorobora-s-Diazaindacene Dyes as Highly Selective Dosimetric Reagents for Fluoride Anions,” Tetrahedron Lett., 2004, 45, 4947–4949. pdf


[1] Coskun, A.; Baytekin, B. T.; Akkaya, E. U. “Novel Fluorescent Chemosensor for Anions via Modulation of Oxidative PET: a Remarkable 25-fold Enhancement of Emission,” Tetrahedron Lett., 2003, 44, 5649–5651pdf