ABSTRACTS AND POSTERS




44. Kaafarani, B. R.; El-Ballouli, A. O.; Trattnig, R.; Fonari, A.; Sax, S.; Wex, B.; Risko, C.; Khnayzer, Rony S.; Barlow, S.; Patra, D.; Timofeeva, T. V.; List, E. J. W.; Brédas, J.-L.; Marder, S. R. “ Carbazole-based materials as hole-transport materials in OLEDs”, 244th American Chemical Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, USA, Aug 19–Aug 23, 2012.

43. Kaafarani, B. R.; “Novel pyrene and Quinoxalinophenanthrophenazine (TQPP)-Based Materials for Organic Electronic Applications”, 242nd American Chemical Society Meeting, Denver, CO, USA, Aug 28–Sept 1, 2011.

42. Wex, B.; El-Ballouli, A. O.; Khalife, J. C.; Khnayzer, R. S.; Fonari, A.; Timofeeva, T. V.; Patra, D.; Kaafarani, B. R.; “Synthesis and spectroscopic characterization of 2,7-disubstitued pyrene and tetrahydropyrene derivatives”, 242nd American Chemical Society Meeting, Denver, CO, USA, Aug 28–Sept 1, 2011.

41. Kaafarani, B. R.; “Synthesis and Investigation of Novel Pyrene-Based Materials for Sensing and Electronic Applications”, Mediterranean Conference on Innovative Materials and Applications (CIMA), Beirut, Lebanon, March 15–17, 2011.

40. Kaafarani, B. R.; El-Ballouli, A. O.; Jradi, F. M.; Moustafa, R. M.; Al-Sayah, M. H.; “Synthesis and Investigation of Novel Pyrene-Based Materials for Sensing and Electronic Applications”, First United Arab Emirates Conference on Pure and Applied Chemistry (ECPAC11), Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, March 1–3, 2011.

39. Kaafarani, B. R.; Moustafa, R. M.; Jradi, F. M.; Degheili, J. A.; Raad, F. S.; El-Ballouli, A. O.; Khnayzer, R. S.; Lucas, L.; Leng, S.; Wex, B.; Patra, D.; Al-Sayah, M. H.; DeLongchamp, D. M.; Jabbour, G. E.; Cheng, S. Z. D. “Novel Pyrene-Based Discoids Exploited: Discovering Materials for Sensors, Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices”, 9th International Symposium on Functional Pi-Electron Systems”, Atlanta, GA, USA, May 22–28, 2010.

38. Fonari, A.; El-Ballouli, A. O.; Jradi, F. M.; Al-Sayah, M. H.; Timofeeva, T. V.; Kaafarani, B. R. “Structural Characterization of Novel Pyrene-Based Molecules”, 9th International Symposium on Functional Pi-Electron Systems”, Atlanta, GA, USA, May 22–28, 2010.

37. Jradi, F. M.; Fonari, A.; Timofeeva, T. V.; Al-Sayah, M. H.; Kaafarani, B. R. “Two Polymorphs of 18-Crown-6 Derivative of Phenanthro[4,5-abc]Phenazine”, 65th Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, El Paso, TX, USA, Nov 4–7, 2009.

36. Wex, B.; Moustafa, R. M.; Degheili, J. A.; Lucas, L.; Leng, S; Kaafarani, B. R.; Patra, D.; DeLongchamp, D. M.; Jabbour, G. E.; Cheng, S. Z. D. “Design, Synthesis, and Investigation of an Array of Novel Pyrene Discoids in Electronic Applications”, GDCh Wissenschaftsforum Chemie 2009, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Aug 30–Sep 2, 2009.

35. Kaafarani, B. R.; Moustafa, R. M.; Jradi, F. M.; Degheili, J. A.; Raad, F. S.; El-Ballouli, A. O.; Lucas, L.; Leng, S; Zeidan, T. A.; Wex, B.; Patra, D.; Al-Sayah, M. H.; DeLongchamp, D. M.; Jabbour, G. E.; Cheng, S. Z. D. “Novel Pyrene-Based Discoids Exploited: Discovering Materials For Sensors, Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices”, 238th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, Aug 16–20, 2009.

34. Makowski, T.; Moustafa, R. M.; Tracz, A.; Kaafarani, B. R. “AFM and Thermo-Optical Studies of Highly Oriented Thin Films of Pyrene-Based Organic Semiconductor TQPP-[t-Bu]2-[OC12H25]4”, European Spring School 2009 on Supramolecular Organized Nanostructured Materials for Optoelectronic Applications, Peñíscola, Spain, Apr 19–24, 2009.

33. Raad, F. S.; Jradi, F. M.; Mustafa, R. M.; Al-Sayah, M. H.; Kaafarani, B. R. “Fluorescent and Colorimetric Organic Sensors for Cations and Anions”, Taibah International Chemistry Conference, Al-Madinah, Saudi Arabia, Mar 23–25, 2009.

32. Raad, F. S.; Jradi, F. M.; Mustafa, R. M.; Al-Sayah, M. H.; Kaafarani, B. R. “Quinoxalino-[2',3':9,10]phenanthro[4,5-abc]phenazine Fluorescent Sensors for Cations and Anions”, 4th International Conference on Molecular Electronics (ElecMol08), Grenoble, France, Dec 8–12, 2008.

31. Lucas, L. A.; DeLongchamp, D. M.; Richter, L. J.; Kline, R. J.; Fischer, D. A.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Jabbour, G. A. “Thin Film Microstructure of Solution Processable Pyrene-Based Small Molecules for Electronic Applications”, 2007 International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium (ISDRS 2007), College Park, MD, USA, Dec 12–14, 2007.

30. Jradi, F. M.; El-Chami, T. M.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Al-Sayah, M. H. "Synthetic Fluorescent Sensors for Alkali, Alkaline-Earth, and Transition Metals", Frontiers of Chemical Sciences III: Research and Education in the Middle East, Istanbul, Turkey, Dec 8–13, 2007.

29. Kaafarani, B. R.; Moustafa, R. M.; Lucas, L.; Leng, S.; Jradi, F. M., Khoury, P. Z.; Wex, B.; Cheng, S. Z. D.; Jabbour, G. E. “ Design, Synthesis and Investigation of Novel Discotics for Potential Electronic Applications” 9th European Conference on Molecular Electronics, Metz, France, Sep 4–8, 2007.

28. Wex, B.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Neckers, D. C. "End-Capping of Conjugated Thiophene-Benzene Aromatic Systems", 234th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, United States, Aug 19-23, 2007.

27. Lucas, L.; DeLongchamp, D. M.; Richter, L. J.; Fischer, D. A.; Lin, E. K.; Wex B.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Jabbour, G. E. "Structural Investigation of Pyrene Discotics for Organic Field Effect Transistors" Material Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, United States, April 9–13, 2007.

26. Wex, B.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Danilov, E. O.; Neckers, D. C. "Comprehensive Study of The fs and ns Photophysical Properties of Embedded Thiophenes As a Function of Thiophene Orientation", 232th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, United States, Sep 10–14, 2006.

25. Amy, F.; Zhao, W.; Kahn, A.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Barlow, S.; Marder, S. R. “Molecular Energy Level Alignment At The HATNA/Metal Interface” Material Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, United States, April 17–21, 2006.

24. Yu, J.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Zhang, Q.; Kondo, T.; Barlow, S.; Domercq, B.; Marder, S. R.; Kippelen, B. “Electron mobility of discotic liquid crystalline materials studied by space-charge limited current techniques”, SPIE Meeting, San Diego, CA, United States, July 31-Sep 4, 2005.

23. Wex, B.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Neckers, D. C. "Synthesis and X-ray cystal structure of the anti-isomer: Thieno(2,3-f:5,4-f')bis[1]benzothiophene", Abstracts of Papers, 229th ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, United States, March 13–17, 2005.

22. Kippelen, B.; Yoo, S.; Domercq, B.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Marder, S. R.; Armstrong, N. R. “Organic Photovoltaic Cells With Large Fill Factor and High Efficiency”, The International Symposium on Optical Sciences and Technology, Denver, CO, United States, August 2-6, 2004.

21. Wex, B.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Neckers, D. C. “Spectroscopic Properties of Polycyclic Aromatic Sulfur Heterocycles” Ohio Photochemical Society Meeting, May 14–15, 2004, Bowling Green, OH.

20. Wex, B.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Neckers, D. C. “Development of New Materials for Field-Effect Transistors: the Benzthiophene-analogs of Pentacene” Polymer Photonics Workshop, April 22–23, 2004, Akron, OH.

19. Kaafarani, B. R.; Dattilo, D.; Yu, J.; Kondo, T.; Cho, J.-Y.; Domercq, B.; Kippelen, B.; Marder, S. R. “Hexaazatrinaphthylenes: An Unexplored World of Electron-Transport Materials”, Abstracts of Papers, 227th ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, United States, March 28-April 1, 2004.

18. Wex, B.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Neckers, D. C. “ Isomer-Pure Synthesis of Linear Polycyclic Aromatic Heterocycles”, Abstracts of Papers, 227th ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, United States, March 28-April 1, 2004.

17. Kaafarani, B. R.; Dattilo, D.; Yu, J.; Kondo, T.; Kippelen, B.; Marder, S. R. “New hexaazatrinaphthylenes as electron-transport materials”, 55th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Atlanta, GA, United States, Nov 16-19, 2003.

16. Wex, B.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Neckers, D. C. “ A two-step approach to the conversion of thiophene to benzene moieties in complex systems”, 55th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Atlanta, GA, United States, Nov 16-19, 2003.

15. Kaafarani, B. R.; Zhang, Y.; Jespersen, K. G.; Barlow, S.; Kippelen, B.; Marder, S. R. "Columnar discotic liquid-crystalline oxadiazole as electron-transport materials", 38th National Organic Symposium, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, United States, June 8-12, 2003.

14. Wex, B.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Neckers, D. C. "Photocycloaddition reactions to Benzodithiophene - a one step reaction to alkyne-substituted cyclobutenes", 38th National Organic Symposium, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, United States, June 8-12, 2003.

13. Strehmel, B.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Wex, B.; Neckers, D. C. "Structural concept for fluorinated Y-enynes as fluorescent probes with solvatochromic properties", 102nd Conference of the German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry, Kiel, Germany, May 29-30, 2003.

12. Jiang, J.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Neckers, D. C. "Fluorescence probes based on the Y-enyne chromophore", Abstracts of Papers, 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States, March 23-27, 2003, PMSE-270.

11. Golovkova, T.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Neckers, D. C. "Perchlorinated dendrimers towards three-dimensional magnets", 14th Inter-American Photochemical Society Meeting, Clearwater Beach, FL,United States, Jan 2-5, 2003, P#18.

10. Wex, B.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Neckers, D. C. "Novel photocycloadditions of benzodithiophenes", 14th Inter-American Photochemical Society Meeting, Clearwater Beach, FL,United States, Jan 2-5, 2003,P#28.

9. Kaafarani, B. R.; Neckers, D. C. "Synthesis, photocyclization, stacking, solvatochromic properties, and liquid crystalline behavior of Y-enynes", 1st Annual BGSU Research Conference, Bowling Green, OH, United States, Nov 7-8, 2002.

8. Kaafarani, B. R.; Wex, B.; Neckers, D. C. "Synthesis, photocyclization, stacking, solvatochomic properties, and liquid crystlline behavior of Y-enynes", 30th Ontario Quebec Physical Organic Mini-symposium, University of Windsor, Canada, Nov 1-3, 2002.

7. Wex, B.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Neckers, D. C. "Novel photocycloadditions of benzodithiophenes", 30th Ontario Quebec Physical Organic Mini-symposium, University of Windsor,Nov 1-3, 2002, Canada, P#4.

6. Kaafarani, B. R.; Wex, B.; Strehmel, B.; Neckers, D. C. "New aspects about the synthesis and photochemistry of triaryl "Y-enynes" bearing significant substitution pattern", Abstracts of Papers, 224th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, United States, August 18-22, 2002, ORGN-069.

5. Kaafarani, B. R.; Strehmel, B.; Neckers, D. C. "Photophysical properties of fluorinated Y-enynes bearing a soft electron donating substitution pattern", Abstracts of Papers,224th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, United States, August 18-22, 2002, PHYS-326.

4. Strehmel, B.; Kaafarani, B. R.; Neckers, D. C., "Emission studies of fluorinated Y-enynes bearing a significant donor subsitution pattern", XIXth IUPAC Symposium on Photochemistry, July 14-19, Budapest, Hungary, Abstract # P217.

3. Kaafarani, B. R.; Neckers, D. C. "Conjugated triaryl "Y-enynes": An interesting chromophore from different perspectives", Abstracts of Papers,223rd ACS National Meeting, Orlando, FL, United States, April 7-11, 2002, ORGN-156.

2. Kaafarani, B. R.; Neckers, D. C. "Conjugated triaryl "Y-enynes": Synthesis, photochemistry and stacking", Abstracts of Papers, 222nd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States, August 26-30, 2001, ORGN-135.

1. Kaafarani, B. R.; Neckers, D. C. "Conjugated triaryl "Y-enynes": Synthesis, photochemistry and stacking", Gordon Conference of Organic Photochemistry, New London, Connecticut, United States,July 15-20, 2001, Abstract # 41.


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