Publications

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Independent Research @UZH

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Michel's Postdoctoral, Graduate, and Undergraduate Research

19. Allosteric Cooperativity and Template-Directed Synthesis with Stacked Ligands in Porphyrin Nanorings

P. S. Bols, M. Rickhaus*/L. Tejerina*, H. Gotfredsen, K. Eriksen, M. Jirasek, and H. L. Anderson | * shared authorship

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 13219 (link)

18. Global Aromaticity at the Nanoscale

M. Rickhaus*/M. Jirasek*, L. Tejerina, H. Gotfredsen, M. D. Peeks, R. Haver, H.-W. Jiang, T. D. W. Claridge, and H. L. Anderson | * shared first authorship

Nat. Chem. 2020, 12, 236 (link)

17. Spin Delocalization in the Radical Cations of Porphyrin Molecular Wires: A New Perspective on EPR Approaches

G. Moise*/L. Tejerina*, M. Rickhaus, H. L. Anderson, and C. R. Timmel | * shared first authorship

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2019, 10, 5708 (link)

16. Metal Atom Markers for Imaging Epitaxial Molecular Self- Assembly on Graphene by Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy

J.K. Lee, I. Bulut, M. Rickhaus, Y. Sheng, X. Li, G. Han, G. Briggs, H. L. Anderson, and J. Warner

ACS Nano 2019, 13, 7252 (link)

15. Tuning the Circumference of Six-Porphyrin Nanorings

R. Haver*/L. Tejerina*/ H.-W. Jiang*/M. Rickhaus*, M. Jirasek, I. Gruebner, H. J. Eggimann, L. M. Herz, and H. L. Anderson | * shared first authorship

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 7965 (link)

14. Template-Directed Synthesis of a Conjugated Zinc Porphyrin Nanoball

J. Cremers, R. Haver, M. Rickhaus, J. Q. Gong, L. Favereau, M. D. Peeks, T. D. W. Claridge, L. M. Herz, and H. L. Anderson

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 5352 (link)

13. Molecular Dynamic Staircases: All-Carbon Axial Chiral “Geländer” Structures

R. Mannancherry, M. Rickhaus, D. Häussinger, A. Prescimone, and M. Mayor

Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 5758 (link)

12. Single-Acetylene Linked Porphyrin Nanorings

M. Rickhaus, A. Vargas Jentzsch, L. Tejerina, I. Grübner, M. Jirasek, T. D. W. Claridge, and H. L. Anderson

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 16502 (link)

11. Chirality in Curved Polyaromatic Systems

M. Rickhaus, M. Mayor, and M. Juríček

Chem. Soc. Rev. 2017, 46, 1643 (link)

10. Strain-Induced Helical Chirality in Polyaromatic Systems

M. Rickhaus, M. Mayor, and M. Juríček

Chem. Soc. Rev. 2016, 45, 1542 (link)

9. Determining Inversion Barriers in Atropisomers – A Tutorial for Organic Chemists

M. Rickhaus, L. Jundt, and M. Mayor

Chimia 2016, 70, 192 (link)

8. Stereoselective Arene-Forming Aldol Condensation: Synthesis of Configurationally Stable Oligo-1,2-naphthylenes

D. Lotter, M. Neuburger, M. Rickhaus, D. Häussinger, and C. Sparr

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 2920 (link)

7. Cethrene: A Helically Chiral Biradicaloid Isomer of Heptazethrene

P. Ravat, T. Šolomek, M. Rickhaus, D. Häussinger, M. Neuburger, M. Baumgarten, and M. Juríček

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 1183 (link)

6. Spin-Delocalization in a Helical Open-Shell Hydrocarbon

P. Ravat, P Ribar, M. Rickhaus, D. Häussinger, M. Neuburger, and M. Juríček

J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 12303 (link)

5. Tuning Helical Chirality in Polycyclic Ladder Systems,

M. Rickhaus, O. T. Unke, R. Mannancherry, L. M. Bannwart, M. Neuburger, D. Häussinger, and M. Mayor

Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 18156 (link)

4. Through the Maze: Cross-Coupling Pathways to a Helical Hexaphenyl “Geländer” Molecule

M. Rickhaus, L. M. Bannwart, O. Unke, H. Gsellinger, D. Häussinger, and M. Mayor

Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 4, 786 (link)

3. Activation Enthalpies and Entropies of the Atropisomerization of Substituted Butyl-Bridged Biphenyls

A. Bihlmeier, J. Rotzler, M. Rickhaus, M. Mayor, and W. Klopper

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17, 11165 (link)

2. Inducing Axial Chirality in a “Geländer” Oligomer by Length Mismatch of the Oligomer Strands

M. Rickhaus, L. M. Bannwart, M. Neuburger, H. Gsellinger, K. Zimmermann, D. Häussinger, and M. Mayor

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 14587 (link)

1. An Oxidation Induced by Potassium Metal. Studies on the Anionic Cyclodehydrogenation of 1,1′-Binaphthyl

M. Rickhaus, A. P. Belanger, H. A. Wegner, and L. T. Scott

J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 7358 (link)