Head of the group
Dr Przemysław Gaweł

Dr Maciej Majdecki
Natalia Kulbacka

PhD Students

Polskie Powroty NAWA (PPN_PPO_2020_1_00012)

NCN SONATA 2020/39/D/ST4/00560
„New molecular architectures for exploring singlet fission”


P. Gaweł, S. Woltering, Y. Xiong, K. Christensen, H. L. Anderson, „Masked Alkyne Equivalents for the Synthesis of Mechanically Interlocked Polyynes”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.

S. L. Woltering, P. Gaweł, K. E. Christensen, A. L. Thompson, H. L. Anderson, „Photochemical Unmasking of Polyyne Rotaxanes”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.

L. M. Scriven, K. Kaiser, F. Schulz, A. J. Sterling, S. L. Woltering, P. Gaweł, K. E. Christensen, H. L. Anderson, L. Gross, „Synthesis of Cyclo[18]carbon via Debromination of C18Br6“, J. Am. Chem. Soc.

K. Kaiser, L. M. Scriven, F. Schulz, P. Gaweł, L. Gross, H. L. Anderson, „An sp-hybridized molecular carbon allotrope, cyclo[18]carbon”, Science

N. Pavliček, P. Gaweł, D. R. Kohn, Z. Majzik, Y. Xiong, G. Meyer, H. L. Anderson, L. Gross, „Polyyne formation via skeletal rearrangement induced by atomic manipulation”, Nat. Chem.

D. R. Kohn, P. Gaweł, Y. Xiong, K. E. Christensen, H. L. Anderson, „Synthesis of Polyynes Using Dicobalt Masking Groups”, J. Org. Chem.

N. Kerisit, P. Gaweł, B. Levandowski, Y. F. Yang, V. García‐López, N. Trapp, L. Ruhlmann, C. Boudon, K. N. Houk, F. Diederich, „A Four‐Step Synthesis of Substituted 5,11‐Dicyano‐6,12‐diaryltetracenes with Enhanced Stability and High Fluorescence Emission”, Chem. Eur. J.

S. Haberland, A. D. Finke, N. Kerisit, C. Katan, Y. Trolez, P. Gaweł, I. Leito, M. Lõkov, R. Järviste, K. Kaupmees, N. Trapp, L. Ruhlmann, C. Boudon, D. Himmel, F. Diederich, „Enhancement of Push–Pull Properties of Pentafulvene and Pentafulvalene Derivatives by Protonation at Carbon”, Eur. J. Org. Chem.

E. A. Margulies, N. Kerisit, P. Gaweł, C. M. Mauck, L. Ma, C. E. Miller, R. M. Young, N. Trapp, Y.-L. Wu, F. Diederich, M. R. Wasielewski, „Substituent Effects on Singlet Exciton Fission in Polycrystalline Thin Films of Cyano-Substituted Diaryltetracenes”, J. Phys. Chem. C

A. Khadria, Y. de Coene, P. Gaweł, C. Roche, K. Clays, H. L. Anderson, „Push–pull pyropheophorbides for nonlinear optical imaging”, Org. Biomol. Chem.

P. Gaweł, E. A. Halabi, D. Schweinfurth, N. Trapp, L. Ruhlmann, C. Boudon, F. Diederich, „Synthesis of Dicyano‐Substituted Benzo[c]fluorenes from Tetraaryl[3]cumulenes”, Eur. J. Org. Chem.

C. Dengiz, C. Prange, P. Gaweł, N. Trapp, L. Ruhlmann, C. Boudon, F. Diederich, „Push–pull chromophores by reaction of 2,3,5,6-tetrahalo-1,4-benzoquinones with 4-(N,N-dialkylanilino)acetylenes”, Tetrahedron

E. A. Margulies, Y.-L. Wu, P. Gaweł, S. A. Miller, L. E. Shoer, R. D. Schaller, F. Diederich, M. R. Wasielewski, „Sub‐Picosecond Singlet Exciton Fission in Cyano‐Substituted Diaryltetracenes”, Angew. Chem.

P. Gaweł, Y.-L. Wu, A. D. Finke, N. Trapp, M. Zalibera, C. Boudon, J. P. Gisselbrecht, W. B. Schweizer, G. Gescheidt, F. Diederich, „Push–Pull Buta‐1,2,3‐trienes: Exceptionally Low Rotational Barriers of Cumulenic C=C Bonds and Proacetylenic Reactivity”, Chem. Eur. J.

Research Topics

  • Organic Electronics
  • Synthetic Functional Materials
  • Physical Organic Chemistry
  • Supramolecular Chemistry