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*equal contribution; †MQA as corresponding/co-corresponding author; undergraduate co-authors; preprints in purple

[29] GaSI: A wide gap non-centrosymmetric helical crystal

       K. Dold,* D. L. M. Cordova,* S. Singsen, J. Q. Nguyen, G. M. Milligan, M. Marracci, Z.-F. Yao, J. Ziller, D. Fishman, E. M. Y.

       Lee, M. Q. Arguilla

       Accepted, J. Am. Chem. Soc.

       ChemRxiv. Cambridge: Cambridge Open Engage; 2024; DOI: 10.26434/chemrxiv-2024-f4s7c 

[28] Bonding-Directed Crystallization of Ultra-Long One-Dimensional NbS3 van der Waals Nanowires

       D. Lopez, Y. Zhou, D. L. M. Cordova, G. M. Milligan, K. Ogura, R. Wu, M. Q. Arguilla

       In Revision, J. Am. Chem. Soc.

       ChemRxiv. Cambridge: Cambridge Open Engage; 2024; DOI: 10.26434/chemrxiv-2024-smqf9

[27] Encapsulation of Crystalline and Amorphous Sb2S3 within Carbon and Boron Nitride Nanotubes

       G. M. Milligan, D. L. M. Cordova, Z. Yao, B. Zhi, Lyndsey Scammell, T. Aoki, M. Q. Arguilla

       Advance Article, Chemical Science (2024)

       DOI: 10.1039/D4SC01477D

[26] Functionalization and structural evolution of Conducting Quasi-One-Dimensional Chevrel-Type Telluride Nanocrystals

       K. S. Ogura, D. L. M. Cordova, T. Aoki, G. M. Milligan, Z. Yao, M. Q. Arguilla

       Chemistry of Materials, 36, 9, 4714–4725 (2024)


[25] Sensitive thermochromic behavior of InSeI, a highly anisotropic and tubular 1D van der Waals Crystal

       D. L. M. Cordova, Y. Zhou, G. M. Milligan, L. Cheng, T. A. Kerr, J. Ziller, R. Wu, M. Q. Arguilla

       Advanced Materials, 36, 21, 2312597 (2024)

       *Featured as front cover of Volume 36, Issue 21

[24] Lattice-guided assembly of optoelectronically-active π - conjugated peptides on 1D van der Waals single crystals

       Z. Yao, D. L. M. Cordova, G. M. Milligan, D. Lopez, S. J. Allison, Y. Kuang, H. A. M. Ardoña, M. Q. Arguilla

       Science Advances, 10, 24, eadl2402 (2024)

       DOI: 10.26434/chemrxiv-2023-b8ggw

[23] Directed Crystallization of a Nanoscale Quasi-1D van der Waals Topological Insulator

       S. J. Allison, D. L. M. Cordova, M. Hasib, T. Aoki, M. Q. Arguilla

       Chemical Science, 15, 4811-4823 (2024) 

[22] Higher-Dimensional Spin Selectivity in Chiral Crystals

       Y. Zhou, D. L. M. Cordova, G. M. Milligan, M. Q. Arguilla, R. Wu

         Accepted, Physical Reviews B

       ArXiv:2305.18637 [cond-mat.mes-hall]; 2023; DOI: 10.48550/arXiv.2305.18637

[21] Atomically precise inorganic helices with a programmable irrational twist

       D. L. M. Cordova,* K. Chua,* T. A. Kerr, T. Aoki, D. Knez, G. Skorupskii, D. Lopez, J. Ziller, D. A. Fishman, M. Q. Arguilla

       In Press, Nature Materials

       ChemRxiv. Cambridge: Cambridge Open Engage; 2024; DOI: 10.26434/chemrxiv-2024-n122g

[20] Anisotropy-Driven Crystallization of Dimensionally Resolved Quasi-1D van der Waals Nanostructures

       D. L. M. Cordova, K. Chua, R. M. Huynh, T. Aoki, M. Q. Arguilla

       Journal of the American Chemical Society, 145, 41, 22413-22424 (2023)

      *Featured as front cover of Volume 145, Issue 41

[19] Single Quasi-1D Chains of Sb2Se3 Encapsulated Within Carbon Nanotubes

       G. M. Milligan, D. L. M. Cordova, Z. Yao, B. Tong, M. Q. Arguilla

       Chemistry of Materials, 36, 2, 730-  741 (2024)


[18] Thermochromic Behavior of Polydiacetylene Nanometerials Driven by Charged Peptide Amphiphiles

      S. Lim, D. L. M. Cordova, A. Robang, Y. Kuang, A. Paravastu, M. Q. Arguilla, H. A. M. Ardoña

      Biomacromolecules, 24, 9 , 4051 - 4063 (2023) 

[17] Reversible O–O Bond Scission and O2 evolution at MOF-supported Tetramanganese Clusters

       X. He, T. Yang, A. Illiescu, M. Q. Arguilla, T. Chen, H. Kulik, M. Dinca

       Journal of The American Chemical Society, 145, 30, 16872 - 16878 (2023)

[16] Porous Lanthanide Metal-Organic Frameworks with Metallic Conductivity

       G. Skorupskii, K. Le, D. Cordova, L. Yang, T. Chen, C. Hendon, M. Q. Arguilla, M. Dinca

       Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119, e2205127119 (2022)

[15] Ultrathin, High-Aspect Ratio, and Free-Standing Magnetic Nanowires by Exfoliation of Ferromagnetic Quasi-One Dimensional van der           Waals Lattices

       Y. Qu*, M. Q. Arguilla*, Q. Zhang, X. He, M. Dinca

       Journal of the American Chemical Society, 143, 19551-19558 (2021)


[14] Atomically precise single-crystal structures of electrically conducting 2D metal–organic frameworks

       J. H. Dou, M. Q. Arguilla, Y. Luo, J. Li, W. Zhang, L. Sun, J. L. Mancuso, L. Yang, T. Chen, L. R. Parent, G. Skorupskii, N. J. Libretto,            C. Sun, M. C. Yang, P. V. Dip, E. J. Brignole, J. T. Miller, J. Kong, C. H. Hendon, J. Sun, M. Dinca

      Nature Materials, 20, 222-228 (2020) 

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[13] Single crystals of electrically conductive 2D MOFs: structural and electrical transport properties

       R. W. Day, K. Bediako, M. Rezaee, L. Parent, G. Skorupskii, M. Q. Arguilla, C. Hendon, I. Stassen, N. Gianneschi,

       P. Kim, and M. Dinca

       ACS Central Science, 5, 1959-1964 (2019)


[12] The Fermi Surface Geometrical Origin of Axis-Dependent Conduction Polarity in Layered Materials

       B. He,* Y. Wang,* M. Q. Arguilla, N. D. Cultrara, M. R. Scudder, J. E. Goldberger, W. Windl, J. P. Heremans

       Nature Materials, 18, 568-572 (2019) 

[11] Synthesis of 1T, 2H and 6R Germanane Polytypes

       N.D. Cultrara, Y. Wang, M. Q. Arguilla, M. R. Scudder, S. Jiang, W. Windl, S. Bobev, J. E. Goldberger

       Chemistry of Materials, 30, 1335-1343 (2018)


[10] Group-13 and Group-15 Doping of Germanane

       N. D. Cultrara, M. Q. Arguilla, S. Jiang, C. Sun, M. R. Scudder, R. D. Ross, J. E. Goldberger

       Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 8, 1642-1648 (2017)


[9]   Optical Properties and Raman-Active Phonon Modes in Two-Dimensional Honeycomb Zintl Phases

       M. Q. Arguilla, N. D. Cultrara, M. R. Scudder, S. Jiang, R. D. Ross, J. E. Goldberger

       Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 5, 11259-11266 (2017)


[8]   EuSn2As2: An Exfoliatable Magnetic Layered Zintl-Klemm Phase

       M. Q. Arguilla, N. D. Cultrara, J. J. Baum, S. Jiang, R. D. Ross, J. E. Goldberger

       Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, 4, 378-386 (2017) Special issue in honor of Prof. Mercouri Kanatzidis


[7]   "Ship-in-a-Bottle” Synthesis of Fluorescent Iridium (III) Complex Ion unto Zeolite Y Supercages

       L. Trinidad, M. Q. Arguilla, K. A. S. Usman, L. M. Payawan

       Key Engineering Materials, 707, 135-138 (2016)


[6]   Tailoring the Electronic Structure of Covalently Functionalized Germanane via the Interplay of Ligand Strain and Electronegativity

       S. Jiang, K. Krymowski, T. Asel, M.Q. Arguilla, N. D. Cultrara, E. Yanchenko, X. Yang, L. Brillson, W. Windl, J. E. Goldberger

       Chemistry of Materials, 28, 8071-8077 (2016)


[5]   NaSn2As2: An Exfoliatable Layered van der Waals Zintl Phase    

       M. Q. Arguilla,* J. Katoch,* K. Krymowski, N. Cultrara, J. Xu, X. Xi, A. Hanks, S. Jiang, R.D. Ross, R.J. Koch, S. Ulstrup,

       A. Bostwick, C. Jozwiak, E. Rotenberg, D. McComb, J. Shan, W. Windl, R. K. Kawakami and J.E. Goldberger

       ACS Nano, 10, 9500-9508 (2016) 


[4]   Improved Topotactic Reactions for Maximizing Organic Coverage of Methyl Germanane    

       S. Jiang, M. Q. Arguilla, N. D. Cultrara, J. Goldberger

       Chemistry of Materials, 28, 4735-4740 (2016)


[3]   Water-Activated Doping and Transport in Multilayered Germanane Crystals

       J. R Young,* B. Chitara,* N. D. Cultrara, M. Q. Arguilla, S. Jiang, F. Fan, E. Johnston-Halperin, J. E Goldberger

       Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 3, 034001 (2016). 


[2]   Covalently-Controlled Properties by Design in Group IV Graphane Analogues

       S. Jiang,* M. Q. Arguilla,* N. Cultrara,* J. E. Goldberger

       Accounts of Chemical Research, 48, 144-151, (2015)

[1]   Synthesis and Stability of Two-dimensional Ge/Sn Graphane Alloys

       M. Q. Arguilla, S. Jiang, B. Chitara, J. E. Goldberger

       Chemistry of Materials, 26, 6941-6946, (2014)

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