Publications

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Dihydrolevoglucosenone (Cyrene) As a Green Alternative to N,N-Dimethylformamide (DMF) in MOF Synthesis
Jinfeng Zhang, Gabrielle B. White, Michaela D. Ryan, Andrew J. Hunt, and Michael J. Katz

ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 4 (12), 7186-7192


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Determining the structural stability of UiO-67 with respect to time: A solid-state NMR investigation
Mason C Lawrence, Celine Schneider, Michael J Katz

2016 Chemical Communications 52, 4971-4974


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High volumetric uptake of ammonia using Cu-MOF-74/Cu-CPO-27
Michael J Katz, Ashlee J Howarth, Peyman Z Moghadam, Jared B DeCoste, Randall Q Snurr, Joseph T Hupp, Omar K Farha

2016 Dalton Transactions 45, 4150-4153


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One Step Backward Is Two Steps Forward: Enhancing the Hydrolysis Rate of UiO-66 by Decreasing [OH]
Michael J Katz, Rachel C Klet, Su-Young Moon, Joseph E Mondloch, Joseph T Hupp, Omar K Farha

2015 ACS Catalysis 5, 4637-4642


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High Efficiency Adsorption and Removal of Selenate and Selenite from Water Using Metal–Organic Frameworks
Ashlee J Howarth, Michael J Katz, Timothy C Wang, Ana E Platero-Prats, Karena W Chapman, Joseph T Hupp, Omar K Farha

2015 Journal of the American Chemical Society 137 (23), 7488-7494


Destruction of chemical warfare agents using metal–organic frameworks
Joseph E Mondloch, Michael J Katz, William C Isley III, Pritha Ghosh, Peilin Liao, Wojciech Bury, George W Wagner, Morgan G Hall, Jared B DeCoste, Gregory W Peterson, Randall Q Snurr, Christopher J Cramer, Joseph T Hupp, Omar K Farha

2015 Nature materials 14, 512-516


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Exploiting parameter space in MOFs: a 20-fold enhancement of phosphate-ester hydrolysis with UiO-66-NH2
Michael J Katz, Su-Young Moon, Joseph E Mondloch, M Hassan Beyzavi, Casey J Stephenson, Joseph T Hupp, Omar K Farha

2015 Chemical Science 6 (4), 2286-2291


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Turning On Catalysis: Incorporation of a Hydrogen-Bond-Donating Squaramide Moiety into a Zr Metal–Organic Framework
C Michael McGuirk, Michael J Katz, Charlotte L Stern, Amy A Sarjeant, Joseph T Hupp, Omar K Farha, Chad A Mirkin

2015 Journal of the American Chemical Society 137 (2), 919-925


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A UiO-66 analogue with uncoordinated carboxylic acids for the broad-spectrum removal of toxic chemicals
Jared B DeCoste, Tyler J Demasky, Michael J Katz, Omar K Farha, Joseph T Hupp

2015 New Journal of Chemistry 39, 2396-2399


Remnant PbI2, an unforeseen necessity in high-efficiency hybrid perovskite-based solar cells?
Duyen H Cao, Constantinos C Stoumpos, Christos D Malliakas, Michael J Katz, Omar K Farha, Joseph T Hupp, Mercouri G Kanatzidis

2014 APL Materials 2 (9), 091101


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Dynamics of Back Electron Transfer in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Featuring 4-tert-Butyl- and Atomic-Layer-Deposited Alumina as Surface Modifiers
Michael J Katz, Michael J DeVries Vermeer, Omar K Farha, Michael J Pellin, Joseph T Hupp

2014 The Journal of Physical Chemistry B


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Fabrication of Transparent-Conducting-Oxide-Coated Inverse Opals as Mesostructured Architectures for Electrocatalysis Applications: A Case Study with NiO
Vennesa O Williams, Erica J DeMarco, Michael J Katz, Joseph A Libera, Shannon C Riha, Dong Wook Kim, Jason R Avila, Alex B F Martinson, Jeffrey W Elam, Michael J Pellin, Omar K Farha, Joseph T Hupp

2014 ACS applied materials & interfaces 6 (15), 12290-12294


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Directed Growth of Electroactive Metal-Organic Framework Thin Films Using Electrophoretic Deposition
Idan Hod, Wojciech Bury, David M Karlin, Pravas Deria, Chung-Wei Kung, Michael J Katz, Monica So, Benjamin Klahr, Danni Jin, Yip-Wah Chung, Teri W Odom, Omar K Farha, Joseph T Hupp

2014 Advanced Materials 26 (36) 6295-6300


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High-Surface-Area Architectures for Improved Charge Transfer Kinetics at the Dark Electrode in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
William L Hoffeditz, Michael J Katz, Pravas Deria, Alex B F Martinson, Michael J Pellin, Omar K Farha, Joseph T Hupp

2014 ACS applied materials & interfaces 6 (11) 8646-8650


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Simple and Compelling Biomimetic Metal–Organic Framework Catalyst for the Degradation of Nerve Agent Simulants
Michael J Katz, Joseph E Mondloch, Ryan K Totten, Jin K Park, SonBinh T Nguyen, Omar K Farha, Joseph T Hupp

2014 Angewandte Chemie International Edition 53 (2), 497-501


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Are Zr6-based MOFs water stable? Linker hydrolysis vs. capillary-force-driven channel collapse
Joseph E Mondloch, Michael J Katz, Nora Planas, David Semrouni, Laura Gagliardi, Joseph T Hupp, Omar K Farha

2014 Chemical Communications 50 (64), 8944-8946


Class III Delocalization and Exciton Coupling in a Bimetallic Bis-ligand Radical Complex
Tim J Dunn, Linus Chiang, Caterina F Ramogida, Khatera Hazin, Michael I Webb, Michael J Katz, Tim Storr

2013 Chemistry-A European Journal 19 (29), 9606-9618


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Diamido-Ether Actinide Complexes as Initiators for Lactide Ring-Opening Polymerization
Cassandra E Hayes, Yann Sarazin, Michael J Katz, Jean-François Carpentier, Daniel B Leznoff

2013 Organometallics 32 (5), 1183-1192


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A facile synthesis of UiO-66, UiO-67 and their derivatives
Michael J Katz, Zachary J Brown, Yamil J Colón, Paul W Siu, Karl A Scheidt, Randall Q Snurr, Joseph T Hupp, Omar K Farha

2013 Chemical Communications 49 (82), 9449-9451


Unexpected Transformation of a Schiff Base Pyridine N-Oxide in the Presence of Pr(NO3)3·6H2O
Sabrina Ouizem, Diane A. Dickie, Michael J. Katz, Robert T. Paine

2013 Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon and the Related Elements 188 (1-3), 111-115


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Effects of Adsorbed Pyridine Derivatives and Ultrathin Atomic-Layer-Deposited Alumina Coatings on the Conduction Band-Edge Energy of TiO2 and on Redox-Shuttle-Derived Dark Currents
Michael J Katz, Michael JD Vermeer, Omar K Farha, Michael J Pellin, Joseph T Hupp

2012 Langmuir 29 (2), 806-814


Toward solar fuels: Water splitting with sunlight and "rust"?
Michael J Katz, Shannon C Riha, Nak Cheon Jeong, Alex BF Martinson, Omar K Farha, Joseph T Hupp

2012 Coordination Chemistry Reviews 256 (21), 2521-2529


Vapochromic Behaviour of M[Au(CN)2]2-Based Coordination Polymers (M= Co, Ni)
Julie Lefebvre, Jasmine L Korčok, Michael J Katz, Daniel B Leznoff

2012 Sensors 12 (3), 3669-3692


Directed ortho, ortho'-dimetalation of hydrobenzoin: Rapid access to hydrobenzoin derivatives useful for asymmetric synthesis
Inhee Cho, Labros Meimetis, Lee Belding, Michael J Katz, Travis Dudding, Robert Britton

2011 Beilstein journal of organic chemistry 7 (1), 1315-1322


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Characterising Lone-Pair Activity of Lead(II) by 207Pb Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy: Coordination Polymers of [N(CN)2]−M and [Au(CN)2] with Terpyridine Ancillary Ligands
Brandon J Greer, Vladimir K Michaelis, Michael J Katz, Daniel B Leznoff, Georg Schreckenbach, Scott Kroeker

2011 Chemistry-A European Journal 17 (13), 3609-3618


Photochromic benzo [g] quinoxalines
Muriel Rakotomalala, Michael Katz, Emilie Voisin, Tamara CS Pace, Cornelia Bohne, Vance E Williams

2011 Canadian Journal of Chemistry 89 (3), 297-302


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Changes in Electronic Properties of Polymeric One-Dimensional {[M(CN)2]-}n (M: Au, Ag) Chains Due to Neighboring Closed-Shell Zn(II) or Open-Shell Cu(II) Ions.
Francois Baril-Robert, Xiaobo Li, Michael J Katz, Andrew R Geisheimer, Daniel B Leznoff, Howard Patterson

2010 Inorganic chemistry 50 (1), 231-237


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Synthesis and characterization of a series of halide-bridged, multinuclear iron(II) and cobalt(II) diamido complexes and a dinuclear, high-spin cobalt(II) alkyl derivative
Zohreh Moatazedi, Michael J Katz, Daniel B Leznoff

2010 Dalton Transactions 39 (41), 9889-9896


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Highly Birefringent Cyanoaurate Coordination Polymers: The Effect of Polarizable C− X Bonds (X= Cl, Br)
Michael J Katz, Daniel B Leznoff

2009 Journal of the American Chemical Society 131 (51), 18435-18444


Ammonia-Sensing Cyanoaurate Coordination Polymers
Daniel B Leznoff, Michael J Katz, Julie Lefebvre

2009 Experiments in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, 85-91


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Impact of metallophilicity on "colossal" positive and negative thermal expansion in a series of isostructural dicyanometallate coordination polymers
Jasmine L Korcok, Michael J Katz, Daniel B Leznoff

2009 Journal of the American Chemical Society 131 (13), 4866-4871


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Natural abundance 13C and 15N solid-state NMR analysis of paramagnetic transition-metal cyanide coordination polymers
Pedro M Aguiar, Michael J Katz, Daniel B Leznoff, Scott Kroeker

2009 Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 11 (32), 6925-6934


NHC Complexes of Osmium Clusters: A Structural and Reactivity Study
Craig E Cooke, Michael C Jennings, Michael J Katz, Roland K Pomeroy, Jason A C Clyburne

2008 Organometallics 27 (22), 5777-5799


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Polymorphism of Zn[Au(CN)2]2 and its luminescent sensory response to NH3 vapor
Michael J Katz, Taramatee Ramnial, Hua-Zhong Yu, Daniel B Leznoff

2008 Journal of the American Chemical Society 130 (32), 10662-10673


Structural and spectroscopic impact of tuning the stereochemical activity of the lone pair in lead(II) cyanoaurate coordination polymers via ancillary ligands
Michael J Katz, Vladimir K Michaelis, Pedro M Aguiar, Renante Yson, Haiyan Lu, Harini Kaluarachchi, Raymond J Batchelor, Georg Schreckenbach, Scott Kroeker, Howard H Patterson, Daniel B Leznoff

2008 Inorganic chemistry 47 (14), 6353-6363


Synthesis, structures, and kinetics of mixed-donor amido-amino-siloxo ligands from symmetrical diamidosilyl ether ligands via a retro-Brook rearrangement
Farzad Haftbaradaran, Angela M Kuchison, Michael J Katz, Gabriele Schatte, Daniel B Leznoff

2008 Inorganic chemistry 47 (3), 812-822


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The use of aurophilic and other metal–metal interactions as crystal engineering design elements to increase structural dimensionality
Michael J Katz, Ken Sakai, Daniel B Leznoff

2008 Chemical Society Reviews 37 (9), 1884-1895


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Highly birefringent materials designed using coordination polymer synthetic methodology
Michael J Katz, Harini Kaluarachchi, Raymond J Batchelor, Alexei A Bokov, Zuo-Guang Ye, Daniel B Leznoff

2007 Angewandte Chemie 119 (46), 8960-8963


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A Concert of Weak Interactions Generates the Very Complex {Cu(tmeda)[Au(CN)4]21/3H2O Structure
Michael J Katz, Harini Kaluarachchi, Raymond J Batchelor, Gabriele Schatte, Daniel B Leznoff

2007 Crystal Growth & Design 7 (10), 1946-1948


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Preparation and characterization of two chiral Au(CN)2-based coordination polymers containing (1R, 2R)-N,M'-dimethylcyclohexanediamine
Andrew R Geisheimer, Michael J Katz, Raymond J Batchelor, Daniel B Leznoff

2007 CrystEngComm 9 (11), 1078-1083


A New Basic Motif in Cyanometallate Coordination Polymers: Structure and Magnetic Behavior of M(μ‐OH2)2[Au(CN)2]2 (M= Cu, Ni)
Julie Lefebvre, Fergal Callaghan, Michael J Katz, Jeff E Sonier, Daniel B Leznoff

2006 Chemistry-A European Journal 12 (26), 6748-6761


The perils and opportunities of reactive building blocks: Attempted synthesis of new Hg(CN)2-based coordination polymers and the structures of the resulting products
Daniel B Leznoff, Michael J Katz, Leslie K L Cheng, Neil D Draper, Raymond J Batchelor

2006 Journal of molecular structure 796 (1), 223-229


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Diamidosilylether complexes of yttrium(III) and chromium(III): Synthetic challenges and surprises
Edwin W Y Wong, Anjan Kumar Das, Michael J Katz, Yoshimasa Nishimura, Raymond J Batchelor, Masayoshi Onishi, Daniel B Leznoff

2006 Inorganica chimica acta 359 (9), 2826-2834


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Structure and multinuclear solid-state NMR of a highly birefringent lead-gold cyanide coordination polymer
Michael J Katz, Pedro M Aguiar, Raymond J Batchelor, Alexei A Bokov, Zuo-Guang Ye, Scott Kroeker, Daniel B Leznoff

2006 Journal of the American Chemical Society 128 (11), 3669-3676


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[Au(CN)4]-as Both an Intramolecular and Intermolecular Bidentate Ligand with [(tmeda)Cu(μ-OH)] Dimers: from Antiferro-to Ferromagnetic Coupling in Polymorphs
Michael J Katz, Carolyn J Shorrock, Raymond J Batchelor, Daniel B Leznoff

2006 Inorganic chemistry 45 (4), 1757-1765


Structural Pitstops and Turnoffs on the Way to the Birefringent 2-D Layer Structure{(tmeda)M[Hg(CN)2]2}[HgCl4](M=Cu, Ni)
Neil D Draper, Michael J Katz, Raymond J Batchelor, Daniel B Leznoff

2005 Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials 15 (4), 447-458


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Synthesis and structure of diamido ether uranium(IV) and thorium(IV) halide "ate" complexes and their conversion to salt-free bis (alkyl) complexes
Kimberly C Jantunen, Farzad Haftbaradaran, Michael J Katz, Raymond J Batchelor, Gabriele Schatte, Daniel B Leznoff

2005 Dalton Transactions, 3083-3091


Contact Details

Department of Chemistry,
Memorial University,
St. John's, NL
Canada

Phone: 1-709-864-8745
Email: mjkatz@mun.ca
Website: www.KatzResearchGroup.com