Publications
 
 

Publications from ISU (after 2009):

80. Medina-Gonzalez, A. M.; Rosales, B. A.; Hamdeh, U.; Panthani, M. G.; Vela, J. “Surface Chemistry of Ternary Nanocrystals: Engineering the Deposition of Conductive NaBiS2 Films.” Chem. Mater. 2020, 32, 6085–6096.

79. Wei, L.; Adamson, M.; Vela, J. “Ni2P-Modified Ta3N5 and TaON for Photocatalytic Nitrate Reduction.” ChemNanoMat 2020, 6, 1–8. Invited to board member special collection celebrating the 5th anniversary of ChemNanoMat.

78. Daniels, C. L.; Knobeloch, M.; Yox, P.; Adamson, M. A. S.; Chen, Y.; Dorn, R. W.; Wu, H.; Zhou, G.; Fan, H.; Rossini, A. J.; Vela, J. “Intermetallic Nanocatalysts from Heterobimetallic 10–14 Pyridine-2-Thiolate Precursors.” Organometallics 2020, 39, 1092–1104. Invited to Special Issue on Organometallic Chemistry at Various Length Scales.

77. Wei, L.; Liu, D.-J.; Rosales, B. A.; Evans, J. W.; Vela, J. “Mild and Selective Hydrogenation of Nitrate to Ammonia in the Absence of Noble Metals.” ACS Catal. 2020, 10, 3618–3628.

76. Bhattacharjee, U.; Men, L.; Mai, H.; Freppon, D.; Smith, E.; Vela, J.; Petrich, J. “The Nanosecond, Time-Resolved Shift of the Photoluminescence Spectra of Organic, Lead-Halide Perovskites Reveals Structural Features Resulting from Excess Organic Ammonium Halide.” J. Phys. Chem. C 2019, 123, 29964–29971.

75. Hanrahan, M. P.; Chen, Y.; Blome-Fernández, R.; Stein, J. L.; Pach, G. F.; Adamson, M. A. S.; Neale, N. R.; Cossairt, B. M.; Vela, J.; Rossini, A. J. “Probing the Surface Structure of Semiconductor Nanoparticles by DNP SENS with Dielectric Support Materials.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 15532–15546.

74. Boote, B. W.; Andaraarachchi, H. P.; Rosales, B. A.; Blome-Fernández, R.; Zhu, F.; Reichert, M. D.; Santra, K.; Li, J.; Petrich, J. W.; Vela, J.; Smith, E. A. “Unveiling the Photo- and Thermal-Stability of Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals.” ChemPhysChem, 2019, 20, 20, 2647–2656. Invited to Special Issue on Perovskite Solar Cells.

73. Daniels, C. L.; Mendivelso-Perez, D. L.; Rosales, B. A.; You, D.; Sahu, S.; Jones, J. S.; Smith, E. A.; Gabbaï, F. P.; Vela, J. “Heterobimetallic Single-Source Precursors: A Springboard to the Synthesis of Binary Intermetallics.” ACS Omega 2019, 4, 5197–5203.

72. Rosales, B. A.; Wei, L.; Vela, J. “Synthesis and Mixing of Complex Halide Perovskites by Solvent-Free Solid-State Methods.” J. Solid State Chem. 2019, 271, 206‐215. Invited Article to JSSC’s 50 Year Anniversary Edition.

71. Men, L.; Rosales, B. A.; Gentry, N. E.; Cady, S. D.; Vela, J. “Lead‐Free Semiconductors: Soft Chemistry, Dimensionality Control, and Manganese‐Doping of Germanium Halide Perovskites.” ChemNanoMat 2019, 5, 334–339. Invited Special Issue on Perovskites. (Journal cover article!)

70. Freppon, D. J.; Men, L.; Bhattacharjee, U.; Rosales, B. A.; Zhu, F.; Petrich, J. W.; Smith, E. A.; Vela, J. “Synthetic Control of the Photoluminescence Stability of Organolead Halide Perovskites.” J. Mex. Chem. Soc. 2019, 63, 13–27. Invited Issue on Chemists Overseas.

69. Hanrahan, M. P.; Men, L.; Rosales, B. A.; Vela, J.; Rossini, A. J. “Sensitivity-Enhanced 207Pb Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy for the Rapid, Non-Destructive Characterization of Organolead Halide Perovskites.” Chem. Mater. 2018, 30, 7005–7015.

68. White, M. A.; Baumler, K. J.; Chen, Y.; Venkatesh, A.; Medina-Gonzalez, A. M.; Rossini, A. J.; Zaikina, J. V.; Chan, E. M.; Vela, J. “Expanding the I-II-V Phase Space: Soft Synthesis of Polytypic Ternary and Binary Zinc Antimonides.” Chem. Mater. 2018, 30, 6173–6182.

67. Rosales, B. A.; White, M. A.; Vela, J. “Solution-Grown Sodium Bismuth Dichalcogenides: Toward Earth-Abundant, Biocompatible Semiconductors.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 3736–3742.

66. Liu, Z.; Bhamu, K. C.; Luo, L.; Shah, S.; Park, J.-M.; Cheng, D.; Men, L.; Biswas, R.; Fungara, F.; Shinar, R.; Shinar, J.; Vela, J.; Wang, J. “Spatial-Temporal Spectroscopy Characterizations and Electronic Structure of Methyl Ammonium Perovskites.”  MRS Communications 2018, 1–9.

65. Zhu, F.; Gentry, N.; Men, L.; White, M. A.; Vela, J. “Aliovalent Doping of Lead Halide Perovskites: Exploring the CH3NH3PbI3–(CH3NH3)3Sb2I9 Nanocrystalline Phase Space.” J. Phys. Chem. C 2018, 122, 14082–14090. Prashant V. Kamat Festschrift Special Issue.

64. White, M. A.; Medina-Gonzalez, A. M.; Vela, J. “Soft Chemistry, Coloring and Polytypism of Filled Tetrahedral Semiconductors: Toward Enhanced Thermoelectric and Battery Materials.” Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 3650–3658.

63. Lin, C.-C.; Tan, S. J.; Vela, J. “Chalcogenide and Pnictide Nanocrystals from the Silylative Deoxygenation of Metal Oxides.” J. Mater. Chem. A 2017, 5, 20351–20358.

62. Boote, B.; Men, L.; Andaraarachchi, H.; Bhattacharjee, U.; Petrich, J.; Vela, J.; Smith, E. “Germanium–Tin/Cadmium Sulfide Core/Shell Nanocrystals with Enhanced Near-Infrared Photoluminescence.” Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 6012–6021.

61. Bhattacharjee, U.; Freppon, D.; Men, L.; Vela, J.; Smith, E. A.; Petrich, J. W. “The Photoinduced trans-to-cis Phase Transition of Polycrystalline Azobenzene at Low Irradiances Occurs in the Solid State.” ChemPhysChem 2017, 18, 1–8.

60. Luo, L.; Men, L.; Liu, Z.; Mudryk, Y.; Zhao, X.; Yao, Y.; Park, J. M.; Shinar, R.; Shinar, J.; Ho, K.-M.; Perakis, I. E.; Vela, J.; Wang, J. “Ultrafast Terahertz Snapshots of Excitonic Rydberg States and Electronic Coherence in an Organometal Halide Perovskite.” Nature Commun. 2017, 8, 15565-1–15565-8.

59. Rosales, B. A.; Hanrahan, M. P.; Boote, B. W.; Rossini, A. J.; Smith, E. A.; Vela, J. “Lead Halide Perovskites: Challenges and Opportunities in Advanced Synthesis and Spectroscopy.” ACS Energy Lett. 2017, 2, 906–914.

58. Bhattacharjee, U.; Men, L.; Rosales, B. A.; Alvarado, S. A.; Vela, J.; Petrich, J. W. “Using ATTO Dyes to Probe the Photocatalytic Activity of Au-CdS Nanoparticles.” J. Phys. Chem. C 2017, 121, 676–683.

57. Men, L.; White, M. A.; Andaraarachchi, H.; Rosales, B. A.; Vela, J. “Synthetic Development of Low Dimensional Materials.” Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 168–175. Invited to Special Issue on Methods and Protocols in Materials Chemistry.

56. Freppon, D. J.; Men, L.; Burkhow, S. J.; Petrich, J. W.; Vela, J.; Smith, E. A. “Photophysical Properties of Wavelength-Tunable Methylammonium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals.” J. Mater. Chem. C 2017, 5, 118–126.

55. White, M. A.; Miller, G. J.; Vela, J. “Polytypism and Unique Site Preference in LiZnSb: A Superior Thermoelectric Reveals its True Colors.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 14574–14577.

54. Rosales, B. A.; Men, L.; Cady, S. D.; Hanrahan, M. P.; Rossini, A. J.; Vela, J. “Persistent Dopants and Phase Segregation in Organolead Mixed-Halide Perovskites.” Chem. Mater. 2016, 28, 6848–6859. (Journal cover article!)

53. Yagnik, G.; Hansen, R.; Korte, A.; Reichert, M.; Vela, J.; Lee, Y. J. “Large Scale Nanoparticle Screening for Small Molecule Analysis in Laser Desorption Ionization Mass Spectrometry.” Anal. Chem. 2016, 88, 8926–8930.

52. Thompson, M. J.; Blakeney, K. J.; Cady, S. D.; Reichert, M. D.; Del Pilar-Albaladejo, J.; White, S.; Vela, J. “Cu2ZnSnS4 Nanorods Doped with Tetrahedral, High Spin Transition Metal Ions: Mn2+, Co2+, and Ni2+.” Chem. Mater. 2016, 28, 1668–1677.

51. White, M. A.; Thompson, M. J.; Miller, G. J.; Vela, J. “Got LiZnP? Solution Phase Synthesis of Filled Tetrahedral Semiconductors in the Nanoregime.” Chem. Commun. 2016, 3497–3499.

50. Andaraarachchi, H. P.; Thompson, M. J.; White, M. A.; Fan, H.-J.; Vela, J. “Phase-Programmed Nanofabrication: Effect of Organophosphite Precursor Reactivity on the Evolution of Nickel and Nickel Phosphide Nanocrystals.” Chem. Mater. 2015, 27, 8021–8031.

49. Alvarado, S. R.; Shortt, I.; Fan, H.-J.; Vela, J. “Assessing Phosphine-Chalcogen Bond Energetics from Calculations.” Organometallics 2015, 34, 4023–4031.

48. Reichert, M. D.; White, A. M.; Thompson, M. J.; Miller, G. J.; Vela, J. “Preparation and Instability of Nanocrystalline Cuprous Nitride.” Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 6356–6362.

47. Klein, A.; Yagnik, G.; Hohenstein, J.; Ji, Z.; Zi, J.; Reichert, M.; MacIntosh, G.; Yang, B.; Peters, R.; Vela, J.; Lee, Y. J. “Investigation of the Chemical Interface in the Soybean-Aphid and Rice-Bacteria Interactions Using MALDI-Mass Spectrometry Imaging.” Anal. Chem. 2015, 87, 5294–5301.

46. Chen, K.; Lin, C.-C.; Vela, J.; Fang, N. “Multishell Au/Ag/SiO2 Nanorods with Tunable Optical Properties as Single Particle Orientation and Rotational Tracking Probes.” Anal. Chem. 2015, 87, 4096–4099.

45. Zhu, F.; Men, L.; Guo, Y.; Zhu, Q.; Bhattacharjee, U.; Goodwin, P. M.; Petrich, J. W.; Smith, E. A.; Vela, J. “Shape Evolution and Single Particle Luminescence of Organometal Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals.” ACS Nano 2015, 9, 2948–2959.

44. Lin, C.-C.; Guo, Y.; Vela, J. “Microstructure Effects on the Water Oxidation Activity of Co3O4-Porous Silica Nanocomposites.” ACS Catal. 2015, 5, 1037–1044.

43. Dilsaver, P. S.; Reichert, M. D.; Hallmark, B. L.; Thompson, M. J.; Vela, J. “Cu2ZnSnS4-Au Hetero-Structures: Toward Greener Chalcogenide Photocatalysts.” J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118, 21226–21234.

42. Guo, Y.; Rowland, C. E.; Schaller, R. D.; Vela, J. “Near-Infrared Photoluminescence Enhancement in Ge/CdS and Ge/ZnS Core/Shell Nanocrystals: Utilizing IV/II-VI Semiconductor Epitaxy.” ACS Nano 2014, 8, 8334–8343.

41. Reichert, M. D.; Lin, C.-C.; Vela, J. “How Robust are Semiconductor Nanorods? Investigating the Stability and Chemical Decomposition Pathways of Photoactive Nanocrystals.” Chem. Mater. 2014, 26, 3900–3908.

40. Ha, J. W.; Ruberu, T. P. A.; Han, R.; Dong, B.; Vela, J.; Fang, N. “Super-Resolution Mapping of Photo-generated Electron and Hole Separation in Single Metal-Semiconductor Nanocatalysts.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 1398–1408.

39. Alvarado, S. R.; Guo, Y.; Ruberu, T. P. A.; Tavasoli, E.; Vela, J. “Inorganic Chemistry Solutions to Semiconductor Nanocrystal Problems.” Coord. Chem. Rev. 2014, 263–264, 182–196. Special Issue on Quantum Dots.

38. Nelson, N. C.; Ruberu, T. P. A.; Reichert, M. D.; Vela, J. “Templated Synthesis and Chemical Behavior of Nickel Nanoparticles within High Aspect Ratio Silica Capsules.” J. Phys. Chem. C 2013, 117, 25826–25836.

37. Thompson, M. J.; Ruberu, T. P. A.; Blakeney, K. J.; Torres, K. V.; Dilsaver, P. S.; Vela, J. “Axial Composition Gradients and Phase Segregation Regulate the Aspect Ratio of Cu2ZnSnS4 Nanorods.” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2013, 4, 3918–3923.

36. Guo, Y.; Alvarado, S. R.; Barclay, J. D.; Vela, J. “Shape-Programmed Nanofabrication: Understanding the Reactivity of Dichalcogenide Precursors.” ACS Nano 2013, 7, 3616–3626.

35. Vela, J. “Molecular Chemistry to the Fore: New Insights into the Fascinating World of Photoactive Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals.” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2013, 4, 653–668. (Journal cover article!)

34. Lesoine, M. D.; Bhattacharjee, U.; Guo, Y.; Vela, J.; Petrich, J. W.; Smith, E. A. “Subdiffraction, Luminescence-Depletion Imaging of Isolated, Giant, CdSe/CdS Nanocrystal Quantum Dots.” J. Phys. Chem. C 2013, 117, 3662–3667.

33. Tavasoli, E.; Guo, Y.; Kunal, P.; Grajeda, J.; Gerber, A.; Vela, J. “Surface Doping Quantum Dots with Chemically-Active Native Ligands: Controlling Valence without Ligand Exchange.” Chem. Mater. 2012, 24, 4231–4241.

32. Ruberu, T. P. A.; Nelson, N. C.; Slowing, I. I.; Vela, J. “Selective Alcohol Dehydrogenation and Hydrogenolysis with Semiconductor-Metal Photocatalysts: Toward Solar-to-Chemical Energy Conversion of Biomass-Relevant Substrates.” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2012, 3, 2798–2802.

31. Ruberu, T. P. A.; Albright, H. R.; Callis, B.; Ward, B.; Cisneros, J.; Fan, H.-J.; Vela, J. “Molecular Control of the Nanoscale: Effect of Phosphine Chalcogenide Reactivity on CdS-CdSe Nanocrystal Composition and Morphology.” ACS Nano 2012, 6, 5348–5359.

30. Alvarado, S. R.; Guo, Y.; Ruberu, T. P. A.; Bakac, A.; Vela, J. “Photochemical vs. Thermal Synthesis of Cobalt Oxyhydroxide Nanocrystals.” J. Phys. Chem. C 2012, 116, 10382–10389.

29. Marchuk, K.; Guo, Y.; Sun, W.; Vela, J.; Fang, N. “High-Precision Tracking with Non-blinking Quantum Dots Resolves Nanoscale Vertical Displacement.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 6108–6111.

28. Guo, Y.; Marchuk, K.; Sampat, S.; Abraham, R.; Fang, N.; Malko, A.; Vela, J. “Unique Challenges Accompany Thick-Shell CdSe/nCdS (n>10) Nanocrystal Synthesis.” J. Phys. Chem. C 2012, 116, 2791–2800.

27. Alemseghed, M. G.; Ruberu, T. P. A.; Vela, J. “Controlled Fabrication of Colloidal Semiconductor-Metal Hybrid Heterostructures: Site Selective Metal Photo Deposition.” Chem. Mater. 2011, 23, 3571–3579.

26. Ruberu, T. P. A.; Vela, J. “Expanding the One-Dimensional CdS-CdSe Composition Landscape: Axially Anisotropic CdS1-xSex Nanorods.” ACS Nano 2011, 5, 5775–5784.



Publications from postdoctoral, graduate and undergraduate work (prior to 2009):

25. Bonyhady, S. J.; DeRosha, D. E.; Vela, J.; Vinyard, D. J.; Cowley, R. E.; Mercado, B. Q.; Brennessel, W. W.; Holland, P. L. “Iron and Cobalt Diazoalkane Complexes Supported by β-Diketiminate Ligands: A Synthetic, Spectroscopic and Computational Investigation.” Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 5959–5972.

24. Stubbert, B. D.; Vela, J.; Brennessel, W. W.; Holland, P. L. “A Sulfide-Bridged Diiron(II) Complex with a cis-N2H4 Ligand.” Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2013, 639, 1351–1355.

23. Malko, A.; Park, Y.-S.; Sampat, S.; Galland, C.; Vela, J.; Chen, Y.; Hollingsworth, J.; Klimov, V.; Htoon, H. “Pump-Intensity- and Shell-Thickness-Dependent Evolution of Photoluminescence Blinking in Individual Core/Shell CdSe/CdS Nanocrystals.” Nano Lett. 2011, 11, 5213–5218.

22. Park, Y.-S.; Malko, A. V.; Vela, J.; Chen, Y.; Ghosh, Y.; García-Santamaría, F.; Hollingsworth, J. A.; Klimov, V. I.; Htoon, H. “Near-Unity Biexciton Emission Quantum Yields in Individual CdSe/CdS Nanocrystals Revealed by Two-Photon-Correlation and Photoluminescence-Saturation Measurements.” Phys. Rev. Lett. 2011, 106, 187401–1-4.

21. Vela, J.; Htoon, H.; Chen, Y.; Park, Y.-S.; Ghosh, Y.; Goodwin, P.; Werner, J.; Wells, N. P.; Casson, J. L.; Hollingsworth, J. A. “Effect of Shell Thickness and Composition on Blinking Suppression and the Blinking Mechanism in Giant CdSe/CdS Nanocrystal Quantum Dots.” J. Biophoton. 2010, 3, 706–717.

20. Htoon, H.; Malko, A.; Bussian, D.; Vela, J.; Hollingsworth, J.; Chen, Y.; Klimov, V. “Highly Emissive Multiexcitons in Steady-State Photoluminescence of Individual Giant CdSe/CdS Core/Shell Nanocrystals.” Nano Lett. 2010, 10, 2401–2407.

19. García-Santamaría, F.; Chen, Y.; Vela, J.; Schaller, R. D.; Hollingsworth, J. A.; Klimov, V. I. "Suppressed Auger Recombination in Giant Nanocrystals Boosts Optical Gain Performance.” Nano Lett. 2009, 9, 3482–3488.

18. Hollingsworth, J. A.; Vela, J.; Chen, Y.; Htoon, H.; Klimov, V. I.; Casson, A. R. "Giant Multishell CdSe Nanocrystal Quantum Dots with Suppressed Blinking: Novel Fluorescent Probes for Real Time Detection of Single Molecule Events.” Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. 2009, 7189, 718904–1-7.

17. Vela, J.; Hollingsworth, J. A. "Semiconductor Nanocrystals: Doped Compositions.” Nanomaterials: Inorganic and Bioinorganic Perspectives, Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry, 2nd ed., special volume, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., New York, 2008. (Review)

16. Vela, J.; Prall, B. S.; Rastogi, P.; Werder, D.; Casson, J.; Williams, D.; Klimov, V. I.; Hollingsworth, J. A. "Sensitization and Protection of Lanthanide Ion Luminescence in Europium Doped Indium Oxide Nanocrystals.” J. Phys. Chem. C 2008, 112, 20246–20250.

15. Chen, Y.; Vela, J.; Htoon, H.; Casson, J. L.; Werder, D. J.; Bussian, D. A.; Klimov, V. I.; Hollingsworth, J. A. "Giant Multishell CdSe Nanocrystal Quantum Dots with Suppressed Blinking.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 5026–5027.

14. Vela, J.; Lief, G.; Shen, Z.; Jordan, R. F. “Ethylene Polymerization by Palladium Alkyl Complexes Containing Bis(aryl)phosphino-toluenesulfonate Ligands.” Organometallics 2007, 26, 6624–6635.

13. Luo, S.; Vela, J.; Lief, G. R.; Jordan, R. F. "Copolymerization of Ethylene and Alkyl Vinyl Ethers by a (Phosphine-sulfonate)PdMe Catalyst." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 8946–8947.

12. Vela, J.; Zhu, L.; Flaschenriem, C. J.; Brennessel, W. W.; Lachicotte, R. J.; Holland, P. L. "Macrocyclic Binucleating β-Diketiminate Ligands and their Lithium, Aluminum, and Zinc Complexes." Organometallics 2007, 26, 3416–3423.

11. Vela, J.; Cirera, J.; Smith, J. M.; Lachicotte, R. J.; Flaschenriem, C. J.; Alvarez, S.; Holland, P. L. “Quantitative Geometric Descriptions of the Belt Iron Atoms of the Iron-Molybdenum Cofactor of Nitrogenase and Synthetic Iron(II) Model Complexes.” Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 60–71.

10. Stoian, S.; Vela, J.; Smith, J. M.; Holland, P. L.; Münck, E.; Bominaar, E. L. “Mössbauer and Computational Study of a Diiron(I) Diketiminate Complex: Parallel Alignment of the Iron Spins Through Antiferromagnetic Exchange with a Paramagnetic Dinitrogen Bridge.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 10181–10192.

9. Vela, J.; Vaddadi, S.; Kingsley, S.; Flaschenriem, C.; Lachicotte, R. J.; Cundari, T. R.; Holland, P. L. “Bidentate Coordination of Pyrazolate in Low-Coordinate Iron(II) and Nickel(II) Complexes.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 1607–1611.

8. Smith, J. M.; Sadique, A. R.; Cundari, T. R.; Rodgers, K. R.; Lukat-Rodgers, G.; Lachicotte, R. J.; Flaschenriem, C.; Vela, J.; Holland, P. L. “Studies of Low-Coordinate Iron Dinitrogen Complexes.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 756–769.

7. Vela, J.; Smith, J. M.; Yu, Y.; Ketterer, N.; Flaschenriem, C.; Lachicotte, R. J.; Holland, P. L. “Synthesis and Reactivity of Low Coordinate Iron(II) Fluorides and Their Use in the Catalytic Hydrodefluorination of Fluorocarbons.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 7857–7870.

6. Vela, J.; Vaddadi, S.; Cundari, T. R.; Smith, J. M.; Gregory, E. A.; Lachicotte, R. J.; Flaschenriem, C.; Holland, P. L. “Reversible Beta-Hydrogen Elimination of Three-Coordinate Iron(II) Alkyl Complexes: Mechanistic and Thermodynamic Studies.” Organometallics 2004, 23, 5226–5239.

5. Vela, J.; Stoian, S.; Flaschenriem, C.; Münck, E.; Holland, P. L. “A Sulfido-Bridged Diiron(II) Compound and its Reactions with Nitrogenase-Relevant Substrates.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 4522–4523.

4. Vela, J.; Smith, J. M.; Lachicotte, R. J.; Holland, P. L. “Alkyl Group Isomerisation in Three Coordinate Iron(II) Complexes.” Chem. Commun. 2002, 2886–2887.

3. Lee, B. Y.; Bazan, G. C.; Vela, J.; Komon, Z. J. A.; Bu, X. “Alpha-Imino-Carboxamidato-Nickel(II) Ethylene Polymerization Catalysts.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 5352–5353.

2. Vela, J.; Sharma, P.; Cabrera, A.; Álvarez, C.; Rosas, N.; Hernández, S.; Toscano, A. “Tertiary Stibines Containing Aromatic Heterocycles and their Silver Complexes: Synthesis and X-Ray Structures.” J. Organomet. Chem. 2001, 634, 5–11.

1. Vela, J.; Sharma, P.; Cabrera, A.; Álvarez, C.; Toscano, A.; Penieres, G. “Antimony Trichloride Mediated Trimerization of Benzothiazole: Crystal Structure of 2,2-Bis[benzothiazolyl]benzothiazoline.” Heterocyclic Commun. 2000, 6, 553–558.



Patents:

IV. Vela, J.; Rosales, B. A. “Solvent-Free, Solid Phase Synthesis of Hybrid Lead Halide Perovskites with Superior Purity.” U.S. Patent Application No. 15/854,596, December 26, 2017.

III. Vela, J.; White, M. A.; Miller, G. J.; Thompson, M. J. “Low Temperature Synthesis of LiZnP Nanocrystals and Similar Novotny Juza Nano Phases for Thermoelectric Applications.” U.S. Patent Application No. 15/702,570, September, 2017.

II. Vela, J.; Ruberu, T. P. A. “Controlled Fabrication of Semiconductor-Metal Hybrid Nano-Heterostructures via Site-Selective Metal Photodeposition.” U.S. Patent No. 9,834,856. Awarded Dec. 5, 2017.

I. Hollingsworth, J. A.; Chen, Y.; Klimov; V. I.; Htoon, H.; Vela, J. “Thick-Shell Nanocrystal Quantum Dots.” U.S. Patent No. 7,935,419. Awarded May 3, 2011.