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31. Kassick, A. J.; Tomycz, N. D.; Wu, M.; Luengas, D.; Ebqa’ai, M.; Nirmani, L. P. T.; Nelson, T. L.; Pravetoni, M.; Raleigh M. D.; Allen, H. N.; Yerneni, S. S.; Pary, F.; Kovaliov, M.; Cooper Cheng, C.; Marco Pravetoni, M.; Averick, S. Covalently-Loaded Naloxone Nanoparticles as a Long-Acting Medical Countermeasure to Opioid Poisoning. ACS Pharmacol. Transl. Sci. 2021.

30. Lamichhane, P,; Dhakal, D.; Chaudhari, S.; Jayalath, I.; Nelson, T. L.; Park, C.; Yousefpour, K.; Blum, F.; Vaidyanathan, R.. Polyaniline Doped Graphene Thin Film to Enhance the Electrical Conductivity in CFRP Composites for Lightning Strike Mitigation. J. Compos. Mater. 2021.

29. Minus, M.; Moor, S.; Pary, F. F.; Nirmani, L. P. T.; Chwatko, M.; Okeke, B.; Nelson, T. L.; Lynd, N.; Anslyn, E. Benchtop Biaryl Coupling using Pd/Cu Co-Catalysis. Application to the Synthesis of Conjugated Polymers. Org. Lett. 2021, 23, 2873–2877.

28. Ranathunge, T. A.; Karunathilaka, D.; Nirmani, L. P. T.; Nelson T. L.; Watkins, D. L. Benzodithiophene-S,S-tetraoxide (BDTT) as an Acceptor Towards Donor-Acceptor (D-A) Type Semiconducting Electropolymers. Chem. Electro. Chem. 2021, 8, 1141–1148.

27. Pary, F. F.; Tirumalab, R. T. A.; Andiappan, M.; Nelson T. L. Copper (I) Oxide Nanoparticle-Mediated C-C Couplings for Synthesis of Polyphenylenediethynylenes: Evidence for Homogeneous Catalytic Pathway. Catal. Sci. Technol. 2021, 11, 2414-2421.

26. Hippola, C., Danilovic, D., Bhattacharjee, U., Perez‐Bolivar, C., Sachinthani, K. A. N., Nelson, T. L., Anzenbacher, P., Petrich, J. W., Shinar, R., Shinar, J., Bright Deep Blue TADF OLEDs: The Role of Triphenylphosphine Oxide in NPB/TPBi:PPh3O Exciplex Emission. Adv. Optical Mater. 2020, 8, 0191282.

25. Urbina-Blanco, C. A.; Jilani, S. Z.; Speight, I. R; Bojdys, M. J.; Friščić, T.; Stoddart, J. F. Nelson, T. L.; Mack, J.; Robinson R. A. S. A Diverse View Of Science To Catalyse Change. Nat. Chem. 2020, 12, 773–776.

24. Adhikari S.; Ren, Y. X.; Stefan M. C.; Nelson T. L. Facile C–H Iodination of Electron Deficient Benzodithiophene-S,S-tetraoxide for the Development of N-Type Polymers. Polym. Chem. 2020, 11, 7421–7428.

23. Pary, F. F.; Nelson, L. A.; Nelson. T. L. Drop the Toxins! Bioinspired Hair Dye Offers a Safer Alternative. ACS Cent. Sci. 2020, 6, 2133−2135.

22. Kassick, A. J.; Allen, H. N.; Yerneni, S. S.; Pary, F.; Kovaliov, M.; Cooper Cheng, C.; Marco Pravetoni, M.; Tomycz, N. D.; Whiting, D. M.; Nelson, T. L.; Feasel, M.; Campbell, P. G.; Kolber, B.; and Averick, S. Covalent Poly(lactic acid) Nanoparticles for the Sustained Delivery of Naloxone. ACS Appl. Bio Mater. 2019, 2, 3418−3428.

21. Dilli R. Dhakal, D. R.; Lamichhane, P.; Mishra, K.; Nelson, T. L.; Vaidyanathan, R. K. Influence of Graphene Reinforcement in Conductive Polymer: Synthesis and Characterization. Polym. Adv. Technol. 2019, 30, 2172–2182.

20. Adhikari, S.; Richter, B.; Mace, Z.; Sclabassi, R. J.; Cheng, B.; Whiting, D. M.; Averick, S.; Nelson, T. L. Novel Organic Conductive Fibers as Non-metallic Electrodes and Neural Interconnects. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2018, 54, 7866-7871.

19. Ajitha, M. J.; Pary, F.; Nelson, T. L.; Musaev, D. G. Unveiling the Role of Base and Additive in the Ullmann-type of Arene-Aryl C-C Coupling Reaction. ACS Catalysis 2018, 8, 4829–4837.

18. Sachinthani, K. A. N.; Kaneza, N.; Kaudal, R.; Manna, E.; Eastman, M. A.; Sedai, B.; Pan, S.; Shinar, J.; Shinar, R.; Nelson T. L. Synthesis, Characterization, and Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence of Deep Blue Emitting Eumelanin-Inspired Poly(indoylenearylene)s for Polymer Light Emitting Diodes Polym. Sci. A Polym. Chem. 2018, 56, 125-131.

17. Khambhati, D. P.; Sachinthani, K. A. N.; Rheingold, A. L.; Nelson, T. L. Regioselective Copper-Catalyzed Direct Arylation of Benzodithiophene-S,S-Tetraoxide Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 5107-5109.

16. Adhikari, S.; Hopson, R. A.; Sedai, B. R.;McFarland, F. M.; Guo, S.; Nelson, T. L. Synthesis and Characterization of Eumelanin-Inspired Poly(indolyenearylenevinylene)s and Poly(indolyenearyleneethynylene)s J. Polym. Sci. A Polym. Chem.  2017, 55, 457-463.

15. Selvaraju, S.; Adhikari, S.; Hopson, R. A.; Dai, S.; Rheingold, A. L.; Borunda, M. F.; Nelson, T. L. Effects of structural variations on the optical and electronic properties of eumelanin-inspired small molecules J. Mater. Chem. C. 2016, 4, 3995 - 3999

14. Nelson, T. L. System and Method for Production of Artificial Eumelanin. International Patent Application No. PCT/US2015/021216. Reference: O3300-47216 (15-020 WO).

13. Selvaraju, S.; Sachinthani, K. A. N.; Hopson,R. A.; McFarland, F. M.; Guo, S.; Rheingold, A. L.; Nelson, T. L. Eumelanin-inspired core derived from vanillin: A new building block for organic semiconductors, Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 2957–2959

12. Kobilka, B. M.; Hale, B. J.; Ewana, M. D.; Dubrovskiy, A. V.; Nelson, T. L.; Duzhkoc, V.; Jeffries-EL, M. Influence of heteroatoms on photovoltaic performance of donor-acceptor copolymers based on 2,6-di(thiophen-2-yl)benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b’]difurans and diketopyrrolopyrrole. Polym. Chem. 2013, 4, 5329-5336.

11. Vercelli, B.; Zotti, G.; Berlin, A.; Pasini, M.; Botta, C., Gerbasi, R.; Nelson, T. L.; McCullough, R. D. Oligo(poly)Thiophene Sensitization of CdSe-Nanocrystal and TiO2 Polycrystalline Electrodes: A Photoelectrochemical Investigation J. Phys. Chem. C. 2012, 116, 2033–2039.

10. Bhuwalka, A.; Mike, J. F.; He, M.; Intemann, J. J.; Nelson, T.; Ewan, M. D.; Roggers, R. A.; Lin, Z.; Jeffries-EL, M. Quaterthiophene-Benzobisazole Copolymers for Photovoltaic Cells: Effect of Heteroatom Placement and Substitution on the Optical and Electronic Properties. Macromolecules 2011, 44, 9611–9617.

9. Singh, K. A.; Nelson, T. L.; Belot, J. A.; Dhumal, N. R.; Kowalewski, T.; McCullough, R. D.; Nachimuthu, P.; Thevuthasan, S.; Porter, L. M. Effect of Self-Assembled Monolayers on Charge Injection and Transport in Poly(3-hexylthiophene) based Field-Effect Transistors at Different Channel Length Scales. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2011, 3, 2973–2978.

8. Nelson, T. L.; Young, T. M.; Liu, J.; Mishra, S. P.; Belot, J. A.; Balliet, C. L. Javier, A. E.; Kowalewski, T.; McCullough, R. D. Transistor Paint: High Mobilities in Small Bandgap Polymer Semiconductor Based on the Strong Acceptor, Diketopyrrolopyrrole and Strong Donor, Dithienopyrrole. Adv. Mater. 2010, 22, 4617–4621.

7.   Zotti, G.; Vercelli, B.; Berlin, A.; Pasini, M.; Nelson, T. L.; McCullough, R. D.; Virgili, T. Self-Assembled Structures of Semiconductor Nanocrystals and Polymers for Photovoltaics. 2. Multilayers of CdSe Nanocrystals and Oligothiophene-Based Molecules. Optical, Electrochemical, Photoelectrochemical and Photoconductive Properties. Chem. Mater. 2010, 22, 1521–1532.

6.   Maynor, M. S.; Deason, T. K.; Nelson, T. L.; Lavigne, J. J. MultiDimensional Response Analysis Towards the Detection and Identification of Soft Divalent Metal Ions. Supramol. Chem. 2009, 21, 310-315.

5.   Nelson, T. L.; Tran, I.; Ingallinera, T. G.; Maynor, M. S.; Lavigne, J. J. Multi-Layered Analyses Using Directed Partitioning to Identify and Discriminate between Biogenic Amines. Analyst 2007, 132, 1024-1030.

4.   Maynor, M. S.; Nelson, T. L.; O’Sullivan, C.; Lavigne, J. J. A Food Freshness Sensor Using the Multistate Response from Analyte-Induced Aggregation of a Cross-Reactive Poly(thiophene). Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 3217-3220.

3.   Bruckman, M. A.; Niu, Z.; Li, S.; Lee, L. A.; Varazo, K.; Nelson, T. L.; Lavigne, J. J.; Wang, Q. Development of Nanobiocomposite Fibers by Controlled-Assembly of Rod-Like Tobacco Mosaic Virus. Nanobiotechnology 2007, 31, 31-39.

2.   Nelson, T. L.; O’Sullivan, C.; Greene, N. T.; Maynor, M. S.: Lavigne, J. J. Cross-Reactive Conjugated Polymers: Analyte Specific Aggregative Response for Structurally Similar Diamines. J. Am. Chem. Soc.2006, 128, 5640-5641.

1.   Clabo, D. A. Jr.; Dickson, H. D.; Nelson, T. L. Computational Investigation of Chalcogen-Substituted Carboxylic Acids RC(=O)XH and RC(=X)OH and their Dimers [RC(=O)XH]2 and [RC(=X)OH]2 (X= S, Se, Te). J. Mol. Model 2000, 6, 341-348.