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Jolly, A.; Fecteau, C.-É.; Johnson, P. A.; Morin, J.-F. Parameters Influencing the Photochemical Cyclodehydrochlorination (CDHC) Reaction ChemPlusChem 2024, in press. 

Chamelot, G.; Idir, M.; Leclerc, M.; Morin, J.-F. Liquid-Phase Exfoliation of Graphite in a Low Boiling-Point Solvent Using 2,6-Azulene-Based Conjugated Copolymers as Stabilizers ACS Applied Polymer Materials 2024, 6, 170.

Lirette, F.; Darvish, A.; Zhou, Z.; Wei, Z.; Renn, L.; Petrukhina, M. A.; Weitz, R. T.; Morin, J.-F. Dibenzannulated peri-Acenoacenes From Anthanthrene Derivatives Chem. Sci. 2023, 14, 10184.

Mulla, K.; Morin, J.-F. Anthanthrene Derivatives as Fluorophores for the Detection of Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA) with Aggregation Induced Emission (AIE) Properties ChemSelect 2023, 14, 1206.

Mottoul, M.; Giljean, S.; Pac, M.-J.; Landry, V. Self-Healing Polyacrylate Coatings with Dynamic H-Bonds Between urea Groups J. Polym. Appl. Sci. 2023, 140, e53853.

Chamelot, G.; Idir, M.; Leclerc, M.; Morin, J.-F. Synthesis and Properties of 2,6-Azulene-Based Conjugated Polymers and their Applications in Dispersing Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Polym. Chem. 2023, 14, 1206.

Mathey, P.; Lirette, F.; Fernandez, I.; Renn, L.; Weitz, R. T.; Morin, J.-F. Annulated Azuleno[2,1,8-ija]azulenes: Synthesis and Properties Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2023, 62, e202216281.

Jayswal, V. K.; Ritcey, A. M.; Morin, J.-F. Synthesis of Fluorescent Carbon Nanoparticles by Dispersion Polymerization of Acetylene Nanoscale Advances 2023, 5, 337. 

Gagnon, F.; Tremblay, V.; Soldera, A.; Ocheje, M.U.; Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Leclerc, M.; Morin, J.-F. 2,9-Dibenzo[b,def]chrysene as a Building Block for Organic Electronics Mater. Adv. 2022, 3, 599. 

Miao, D.; Di Michele, V.; Gagnon, F.; Aumaitre, C.; Lucotti, A.; Del Zoppo, M.; Lirette, F.; Tommasini, M.; Morin, J.-F. Pyrrole-Embedded Linear and Helical Graphene Nanoribbons J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 11302.

Du, Y.; Lovell, H. B.; Lirette, F.; Morin, J.-F.; Plunkett, K. N. Electron Accectors Based on Cyclopentannulated Anthanthrenes J. Org. Chem. 202186, 1456.

Sweet, S.; Coulson, D.; Giguère, J.-B.; Morin, J.-F.; Wagner, B. Synthesis and Polarity-Sensitive Fluorescent Properties of a Novel Water-Soluble Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) Can J. Chem. 202199, 397.

Paquet, C.; Brown, S.; Klempberg-Sapieha, J. E.; Morin, J.-F.; Landry, V. Self-Healing UV-Curable Acrylate Coatings for Wood Finishing System, Part 2: Impact of Monomer Structure and Self-Healing Parameters on Self-Healing Efficiency Coatings 2021, 11, 1328.


Paquet, C.; Schmitt, T.; Klemberg-Sapieha, J. E.; Morin, J.-F.; Landry, V. Self-Healing UV Curable Acrylate Coatings for Wood Finishing System, Part 1: Impact of the Formulation on Self-Healing Efficiency Coatings 202010, 770.

Jolly, A.; Miao, D.; Daigle, M. Morin, J.-F. Emerging Bottom-Up Strategies for the Synthesis of Graphene Nanoribbons and Related Structures Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 202059, 4624.

Darveau, P.; Maltais, R.; Roy, J.; Poirier, D.; Morin, J.-F. Synthesis and pharmacokinetic study of poly (ethylene oxide) triazole dendrimers decorated with aminosteroids as anticancer agent J. Polym. Sci. 202058, 654.

Whitty-Léveillé, L.; Aumaitre, C.; Morin, J.-F.; Reynier, N.; Larivière, D. Design of an adsorbent-bearing silica Schiff base ligand for the highly efficient removal of uranium and thorium in acidic solutions Sep. Sci. Technol. 2019228, 115709.

Lirette, F.; Aumaitre, C.; Fecteau, C.-E.; Johnson, P. A.; Morin, J.-F. Synthesis and Properties of Conjugated Polymers Based on a Ladderized Anthanthrene Unit ACS Omega 20194, 14742.

Bae, Y. J.; Kryaniak, M. D.; Majewski, M. B.; Desroches, M.; Morin, J.-F.; Wu, Y.-L.; Wasielewski, M. R. Competition between Singlet Fission and Spin-Orbit-Induced Intersystem Crossing in Anthanthrene and Anthanthrone Derivatives ChemPlusChem 201984, 1432.


Aumaitre, C.; Morin, J.-F. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons as Potential Building Blocks for Organic Solar Cells Chem. Rec. 201919, 1142.

Aumaitre, C.; Fong, D.; Adronov, A.; Morin, J.-F. Anthanthrene-Based Conjugated Polymers for the Dispersion of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Polym. Chem. 201910, 6440.


Galbraith, T.; Roy, V.; Bourget, J.-M.; Tsutsumi, T.; Picard-Deland, M.; Morin, J.-F.; Gauvin, R.; Ismail, A. A.; Auger, F. A. Cell Seeding on UV-C-Treated 3D Polymeric Templates Allows for Cost-Effective Production of Small-Caliber Tissue-Engineered Blood Vessels Biotech. J. 20191, 1800306.

Miao, D.; Daigle, M.; Boismenu-Lavoie, J.; Lucotti, A.; Tomassini, M.; Morin J.-F. Toward Thiophene- Annulated Graphene Nanoribbons Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201857, 3588.


Desroches, M.; Morin, J.-F. Anthanthrene as a Super-Extended Tetraphenylethylene for Aggregation- Induced Emission Org. Lett. 201820, 2797.

Miao, D.; Aumaître, C.; Morin, J.-F. Photochemical Synthesis of p-Extended Ullazine Derivatives as New Electron Donor for Efficient Conjugated D-A Polymers J. Mater. Chem. C 2019, 7, 3015.

Desroches, M.; Morin, J.-F. Wurster-Type Anthanthrene Polyradicaloid-Cations Macromol. Rapid. Comm. 2018, 39, 1800214.

Lapini, A.; Fanetti, S.; Citroni, M.; Bini, R.; Gilbert, C.-O.; Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Morin, J.-F. Topochemical Polymerization of Phenylacetylene Macrocycles under Pressure J. Phys. Chem. C 2018122, 20034.

Tahir, N.; Nyayachavadi, A.; Morin, J.-F.; Rondeau-Gagné, S. Recent Progress in the Stabilization of Supramolecular Assemblies with Functional Polydiacetylenes Polym. Chem. 20189, 3019.

Sauter, E.; Gilbert, C.-O.; Morin, J.-F.; Terfort, A.; Zharnikov, M. Mixed Monomolecular Films with Embedded Dipolar Groups on Ag(111) J. Phys. Chem. C 2018122, 19514. 

Sauter, E.; Gilbert, C.-O.; Boismenu-Lavoie, J.; Morin, J.-F.; Zharnikov, M. Mixed Aliphatic Self-Assembled Monolayers with Embedded Polar Group J. Phys. Chem. C 2017121, 23017.

Cabarcos, O. M.;  Schuster, S.; Hehn, I.; Zhang, P. P.; Maitani, M. M.; Sullivan, N.; Giguère, J.-B.; Morin, J.-F.; Weiss, P. S., Zojer, E.; Zharnikov, M.; Allara, D. L. Effects of Embedded Dipole Layers on Electrostatic Properties of Alkanethiolate Self-Assembled Monolayers J. Phys. Chem. C 2017121, 15815.

Picard-Lafond, A.; Daigle, M.; Morin, J.-F. Tetraphenylethene-diyne hybrid nanoparticles from Glaser-type dispersion polymerization RSC Advances 2017, 7, 36132

Desroches, M.; Burrezo, P. M.; Boismenu-Lavoie, J.; Alvarez, M. P.; Gomez-Garcia, C. J.; Matxain, J. M.; Casanova, D.; Morin, J.-F.; Casado, J.  Breaking Bonds and Forming Nanographene Diradicals with Pressure Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201756, 16212.

Daigle, M.; Morin, J.-F. Helical Conjugated Ladder Polymers: Tuning the Conformation and Properties through Edge Design Macromolecules 201750, 9257.

John, S. V.; Cimrova, V.; Ulbricht, C.; Pokorna, V.; Ruzicka, A.; Giguère, J.-B.; Lafleur-Lambert, A.; Morin, J.-F.; Iwuoha, E.; Egbe, D. A. M. Poly[(arylene ethynylene)-alt-(arylene vinylene)]s Based on Anthanthrone and Its Derivatives: Synthesis and Photophysical, Electrochemical, Electroluminescent, and Photovoltaic Properties Macromolecules 201750, 8357.

Morin, J.-F. Recent Advances in the Chemistry of Vat Dyes for Organic Electronics J. Mater. Chem. C 20175, 12298.

Picard-Lafond, A.; Morin, J.-F. Low-Temperature Synthesis of Carbon-Rich Nanoparticles with Clickable Surface for Functionalization Langmuir 201733, 5385.

Daigle, M.; Miao, D.; Lucotti, A.; Tommasini, M; Morin, J.-F. Helically Coiled Graphene Nanoribbons Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201756, 6213. (Very Important Paper). Inside cover.

Galeotti, G.; Ebrahimi, M.; Lipton-Duffin, J.; MacLeod, J. M.; Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Morin, J.-F.; Rosei, F. 2D Supramolecular Networks of Dibenzonitrilediacetylene on Ag(111) Stabilized by Intermolecular Hydrogen Bonding Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 201719, 10602.

Desroches, M.; Morin, J.-F. Synthesis and Properties of a Trapezoid Shaped Macrocycle with Different [n]yne Units RSC Advances 20177, 17117.

Daigle, M.; Picard-Lafond, A.; Soligo, E.; Morin, J.-F. Regioselective Synthesis of Nanographenes by the Photochemical Cyclodehydrochlorination Reaction Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201655, 2042. Highlighted in SYNFACTS 03/2016.

Lafleur-Lambert, A.; Giguère, J.-B.; Morin, J.-F. Conjugated Polymers Based on 4,10-Bis(thiophen-2-yl)anthanthrone: Synthesis, Characterization, and Fluoride-Promoted Photoinduced Electron TransferMacromolecules 201548, 8376.

Desroches, M.; Courtemanche, M.-A.; Rioux, G.; Morin, J.-F. Synthesis and Properties of Rhomboidal Macrocyclic Subunits of Graphdiyne-Like NanoribbonsJ. Org. Chem. 201580, 10634.

Giguère, J.-B.; Morin, J.-F.  Super-Extended Tetrathiafulvalene: Synthesis, Optoelectronic Properties, Fullerene Complexation and Photooxidation Study J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 6767.

Lafleur-Lambert, A.; Giguère, J.-B.; Morin, J.-F. Anthanthrene as a Large PAH Building Block for the Synthesis of Conjugated Polymers Polym. Chem. 2015, 6, 4859.

Daigle, M.; Bi, W.; Légaré, M.-A.; Morin, J.-F.; Fontaine, F.-G. Synthesis of Carboxylate Cp*Zr(IV) Species: Toward the Formation of Novel Metallocavitands Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 5547.

Arseneault, M.; Wafer, C.; Morin, J.-F. Recent Advances in Click Chemistry Applied to Dendrimer Synthesis Molecules 201520, 9263.

Giguère, J.-B.; Sariciftci, N. S.; Morin, J.-F. Polycyclic Anthanthrene Small Molecules: Semiconductors for Organic Field-Effect Transistors and Solar Cells Applications J. Mater. Chem. C 20153, 601.

Arseneault, M.; Leung, N. L. C.; Fung, L. T.; Hu, R.; Morin, J.-F.; Tang, B. Z. Probing the Dendritic Architecture Through AIE : Challenges and Success Polym. Chem. 20145, 6087.

Morin, J.-F. From Rods to Sheets in a Flash Nature Chem. 20146, 463.

Levesque, I.; Néabo, J. R.; Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Morin, J.-F. Synthesis, Gelation and Topochemical Polymerization of meta-Linked Oligophenylenebutadiynylene Derivatives Org. Biomol. Chem. 201412, 9236.

Iden, H.; Fontaine, F.-G.; Morin, J.-F. Synthesis and Complexation Study of New ex-TTF-Based Hosts for Fullerenes Complexation Org. Biomol. Chem. 201412, 4117.

Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Néabo, J. R.; Daigle, M.; Cantin, K.; Morin, J.-F. Improving the Reactivity of Phenylacetylene Macrocycles Toward Topochemical Polymerization by Side Chains Modification Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 201410, 1613.

Iden, H.; Morin, J.-F.; Fontaine, F.-G. Synthesis of tetrathiafulvalene-containing zirconium(IV) pincers and metallocavitands for hosting fullerenes Inorg. Chim. Acta2014422, 235.

Giguère, J.-B.; Boismenu-Lavoie, J.; Morin, J.-F. Cruciform Alkynylated Anthanthrene Derivatives : A Structure-Properties Relationship Case Study J. Org. Chem. 201479, 2404.

Iden, H.; Bi, W.; Morin, J.-F.; Fontaine, F.-G. Zirconium(IV) Metallocavitands as Blue-Emitting Materials Inorg. Chem. 201453, 2883.

Gagnon-Thibault, E.; Cossement, D.; Guillet-Nicolas, R.; Masoumifard, N.; Bénard, P.; Kleitz, F.; Chahine, R.; Morin, J.-F. Nanoporous Ferrocene-Based Cross-Linked Polymers for Hydrogen Storage Application Micropor. Mesopor. Mat. 2014188, 182.

Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Néabo, J. R.; Daigle, M.; Levesque, I.; Desroches, M.; Morin, J.-F. Carbon Nanomaterials From Pyrolysis of Polydiacetylene-Walled Nanorods Mater. Res. Express 20141, 015602.

Levesque, I.; Néabo, J. R.; Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Daigle, M.; Morin, J.-F. Layered Graphitic Materials From a Molecular Precursor Chem. Sci. 20145, 831.

Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Morin, J.-F. Preparation of Carbon Nanomaterials From Molecular Precursors Chem. Soc. Rev. 201443, 85.

Giguère, J.-B.; Morin, J.-F. Synthesis and Opto-Electronic Properties of 6,12-Bis(Amino) Anthanthrene Derivatives J. Org. Chem. 201378, 12769.

Morin, J.-F. Oligoyne Derivatives as Reactive Precursors for the Preparation of Carbon Nanomaterials Synlett 201324, 2032. (INVITED ACCOUNT)

Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Néabo, J. R.; Desroches, M.; Levesque, I.; Daigle, M.; Cantin, K.; Morin, J.-F. Rigid Organic Nanotubes Obtained From Phenylene-Butadiynylene Macrocycles Chem. Comm. 201349, 9546.

Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Néabo, J. R.; Desroches, M.; Cantin, K.; Soldera, A.; Morin, J.-F. The Importance of the Amide Configuration in the Gelation Process and Topochemical Polymerization of Phenylacetylene Macrocycles J. Mater. Chem. C 20131, 2680-2687 (invited, published on the web collection « Rising Stars and Young Nanoarchitects in Materials Science »).

Roméo Néabo, J.; Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Vigier-Carrière, C.; Morin, J.-F. Soluble Conjugated One-Dimensional Nanowires Prepared by Topochemical Polymerization of a Butadiynes-Containing Star- Shaped Molecule in the Xerogel State Langmuir 201329, 3446-3452.

Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Néabo, J. R.; Desroches, M.; Larouche, J.; Brisson, J.; Morin, J.-F. Topochemical Polymerization of Phenylacetylene Macrocycles: A New Strategy for the Preparation of Organic Nanorods J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013135, 110-113.

Giguère, J.-B.; Verolet, Q.; Morin, J.-F. 4,10-Dibromoanthanthrone as a New Building Block for p-Type, n-Type and Ambipolar π-Conjugated Materials Chem. Eur. J. 201319, 372-381.

Garon, C.; Daigle, M.; Levesque, I.; Dufour, P.; Iden, H.; Tessier, C.; Maris, T.; Morin, J.-F.; Fontaine, F.-G. On the Interaction of Acetone with Electrophilic Metallocavitands having Extended Cavities Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 10384.

Roméo Néabo, J.; Vigier-Carrière, C.; Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Morin, J.-F. Room Temperature Synthesis of Soluble, Fluorescent Carbon Nanoparticles from Organogel Precursors Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 10144-10146.

Cantin, K.; Lafleur-Lambert, A.; Dufour, P.; Morin, J.-F. Studies Toward the Synthesis of Phenylacetylene Macrocycle-Based Pseudorotaxanes as Building Blocks for Organic Nanotubes Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2012, 5335.

Arseneault, M.; Levesque, I.; Morin, J.-F. Efficient and Rapid Divergent Synthesis of Ethylene Oxide-Containing Dendrimers Through Catalyst-Free Click Chemistry Macromolecules 201245, 3687-3694.

Giguère, J.-B.; Morin, J.-F. New Strapped Porphyrin as Hosts for Fullerenes: Synthesis and Complexation Study Org. Biomol. Chem. 2012, 10, 1047-1051.

Arseneault, M.; Dufour, P.; Levesque, I.; Morin, J.-F. Synthesis of a Controlled Three-Faced PAMAM Particle Polym. Chem. 20112, 2293-2298.

Lafleur-Lambert, A.; Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Soldera, A.; Morin, J.-F. Synthesis and Characterization of a New Ethynyl-Bridged-C60 Derivative Bearing a Diketopyrrolopyrrole Moiety Tetrahedron Lett. 2011, 52, 5008-5011.

Cantin, K.; Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Roméo-Néabo, J.; Daigle, M.; Morin, J.-F. H-Bonding-Driven Gel Formation of a Phenylacetylene Macrocycle Org. Biomol. Chem. 2011, 9, 4440-4443.

Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Lafleur-Lambert, A.; Soldera, A.; Morin, J.-F. Ethynyl-Bridged Fullerene Derivatives: Effect of the Secondary Group on Electronic Properties New J. Chem. 2011, 35, 942.

Roméo-Néabo, J.; Tohoundjona, K. I.; Morin, J.-F. Topochemical Polymerization of a Diarylbutadiyne Derivative in the Gel and Solid States Org. Lett. 201113, 1358-1362. Highlighted in SYNFACTS 05/2011.



Thibeault, D.; Morin, J.-F. Recent Advances in the Synthesis of Ammonium-Based Rotaxanes Molecules 2010, 15, 3709.

Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Curutchet, C.; Grenier, F.; Scholes, G. D.; Morin, J.-F. Synthesis, Characteization and DFT Calculation of New Ethynyl-Bridged C60 Derivatives Tetrahedron 2010, 66, 4230.

Thibeault, D.; Auger, M.; Morin, J.-F. Synthesis of Fluorine-Containing Molecular Rotors and Their Assembly on Gold Nanoparticles Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2010, 3049.

Giguère, J.-B.; Thibeault, D.; Cronier, F.; Marois, J.-S.; Auger, M.; Morin, J.-F. Synthesis of [2]- and [3]Rotaxanes Through Sonogashira Coupling Tetrahedron Lett. 2009, 50, 5497.

Fiset, E.; Morin, J.-F. Synthesis, Characterization and Modification of Dendronized Diblock Copolymers Having Azide-Containing Surface Polymer 2009, 50, 1369.

Mermut, O.; Noiseux, I.; Diamond, K. R.; Leclair, S.; Hô, N.; Gallant, P.; Marois, J.-S.; Cormier, J.-F.; Morin, J.-F.; Vernon, M. L.; Patterson, M. S. « The Use of Magnetic Field Effects on Photosensitizer Luminescence as a Novel Probe for Optical Monitoring of Oxygen in Photodynamic Therapy Physics in Medicine and Biology 2009, 54, 1.

Marois, J.-S.; Morin, J.-F. Synthesis and Surface Self-Assembly of [3]Rotaxane-Porphyrin Conjugates : Toward the Development of a Supramolecular Surface Tweezer for C60 Langmuir 2008, 24, 10865.

Marois, J.-S.; Cantin, K.; Desmarais, A.; Morin, J.-F. [3]Rotaxane−Porphyrin Conjugate as a Novel Supramolecular Host for Fullerenes Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 33.

Livres et chapitres de livre

Aumaitre, C.; Jolly, A.; Morin, J.-F. Toward Well-Defined Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene Nanoribbons, Advanced Materials, pp. 389, De Gruyter, 2020. 


Leclerc, M.; Morin, J.-F. Co-Editor, Synthetic Methods for Conjugated Polymers and Carbon Nanomaterials, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co., February 2017, pp. 312;


Leclerc, M.; Morin, J.-F. Co-Editor « Design and Synthesis of Conjugated Polymers », Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co., avril 2010, pp. 350.

Boudreault, P.-L.; Leclerc, M.; Morin, J.-F. «Synthesis of Poly(2,7-carbazole)s and Their Derivatives», publié dans « Design and Synthesis of Conjugated Polymers », Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co., avril 2010, pp. 350

Morin, J.-F. « Fullerenes, Graphenes and their Application in Functional Materials », published in Advanced Materials Development: Moving from Structural Properties towards Specialized Functions, De Gruyter, coming in 2013.

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