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Publications

24. S. Ward, T. Messier, M. Lukeman* "Electrophilicity of a 9-Aryl-9-Fluorenyl Cation in Water" Can. J. Chem. 2010, accepted.

23. M.-D. Burns, M. Lukeman* "Efficient Photodecarboxylation of Trifluoromethyl-Substituted Phenylacetic and Mandelic Acids" Photochem. Photobiol. 2010, accepted.

22. M. Xu, M. Lukeman, P. Wan* "Photodecarboxylation of Benzoyl-Substituted Biphenylacetic Acids and Photo-retro-Aldol Reaction of Related Compounds in Aqueous Solution. Acid and Base Catalysis of Reaction" J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 2009, 204 52-62.

21. G. Cosa*, M. Lukeman*, J. C. Scaiano* "How Drug Photodegradation Studies Led to the Promise of New Therapies and Some Fundamental Carbanion Reaction Dynamics Along the Way" Acc. Chem. Res. 2009, 42 599-607.

20. J. A. Blake, M. Lukeman, J. C. Scaiano* "Photolabile Protecting Groups Based on the Singlet State Photodecarboxylation of Xanthone Acetic Acid" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131 4127-4135.

19. M. Flegel, M. Lukeman, P. Wan* "Photochemistry of 1,1'-bi-2-naphthol (BINOL) - ESIPT is Responsible for Racemization and Photocyclization" Can. J. Chem. 2008, 86, 161-109.

18. K. L. McGilvray, M. N. Chretien, M. Lukeman, J. C. Scaiano* "A Simple and Smart Oxygen Sensor based on the Intrazeolite Reactions of a Substituted Anthraquinone" Chem. Comm. 2006, 4401-4403.

17. J. A. Blake, E. Gagnon, M. Lukeman, J. C. Scaiano* "Photodecarboxylation of Xanthone Acetic Acids: C-C Bond Heterolysis from the Singlet Excited State" Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 1057-1060. link

16. M. Xu, M. Lukeman, P. Wan* “Photogeneration and Chemistry of Biphenyl Quinone Methides from Hydroxybiphenyl Methanols” Photochem. and Photobiol. 2006, 82, 50-56. link

15. M. Lukeman, J. C. Scaiano* “Carbanion-Mediated Photocages: Rapid and Efficient Photorelease with Aqueous Compatibility” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 7698-7699. link

14. D. Mitchell, M. Lukeman, D. Lehnherr, P. Wan* “Formal Intramolecular Photoredox Chemistry of Meta-Substituted Benzophenones” Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 3387-3389. link

13. G. Papageorgiou, M. Lukeman, P. Wan*, J. E. T. Corrie* “An Antenna Sensitiser for 1-Acyl-7-nitroindolines Improves the Efficiency of Carboxylic Acid Photorelease” Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2004, 3, 366-373. pdf

12. M. Flegel, M. Lukeman, L. Huck, P. Wan* “Photoaddition of Water and Alcohols to the Anthracene Moiety of 9-(2’-Hydroxyphenyl)anthracene via Formal Excited State Intramolecular Proton Transfer” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 7890-7897. link

11. M. Lukeman, D. Veale, P. Wan*, V. R. N. Munasinghe, J. E. T. Corrie* “Photogeneration of 1,5-Naphthoquinone Methides via Excited State (Formal) Intramolecular Proton Transfer (ESIPT) and Photodehydration of 1-Naphthol Derivatives in Aqueous Solution” Can. J. Chem. 2004, 82, 240-253. pdf [copyright info]

10. M. Lukeman, P. Wan* “Excited State Intramolecular Proton Transfer in o-Hydroxybiaryls: A New Route to Dihydroaromatic Compounds” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 1164-1165. link

09. D. W. Brousmiche, M. Xu, M. Lukeman, P. Wan* “Photohydration and Photosolvolysis of Biphenyl Alkenes and Alcohols via Biphenyl Quinone Methide-type Intermediates and Diarylmethyl Cations” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 12961-12970. link

08. M. Lukeman, P. Wan* “A New Type of Excited State Intramolecular Proton Transfer from Phenol OH to a Carbon Atom of an Aromatic Ring Observed for 2-Phenylphenol” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 9458–9464. link

07. D. Shukla, M. Lukeman, Y. Shi, P. Wan* “Excited State Proton Transfer to and from Carbon: Studies of Enhanced Excited Basicity of Biphenyl Derivatives and Carbon Acidity of Dibenzosuberenes” J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 2002, 154, 93-105. link

06. M. Lukeman, P. Wan* “Excited State Intramolecular Redox Reaction of 2-(Hydroxymethyl)anthraquinone in Aqueous Solution” J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 2002, 136-137. pdf

05. M. Lukeman, P. Wan* “ESIPT in 2-Phenylphenol: An Example of Proton Transfer to a Carbon of an Aromatic Ring” J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 2001, 1004-1005. pdf

04. P. Wan*, D. W. Brousmiche, C. Z. Chen, J. Cole, M. Lukeman, M. Xu “Quinone Methide Intermediates in Organic Photochemistry” Pure and Applied Chemistry 2001, 73, 529–534. link to pdf

Contributions to Books

03. M. Lukeman* “Photodecarboxylation of Arylacetic Acids”, CRC Handbook of Photochemistry, 3rd Edition, CRC Press: Boca Raton, 2010, Invited, Submitted.

02. M. Lukeman* “Photochemical Generation and Characterization of Quinone Methides”, Quinone Methides Wiley, 2008, Ch. 1, p 1 - 31.

01. M. Lukeman, P. Wan* “Photochemistry of Hydroxyarenes”, CRC Handbook of Photochemistry, 2nd Edition, CRC Press: Boca Raton, 2004, Ch. 39.