Publications

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Monographies

M3. Molecular devices and machines - Concepts and perspectives for the nano world
V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. Venturi, , 2008, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 1-525, DOI: 10.1002/9783527621682
Reviews: S. Loeve, Revue de synthèse 2009130, 195. Translations: chinese

 

M2. Handbook of photochemistry, 3rd. Edition
M. Montalti, A. Credi, L. Prodi, M. T. Gandolfi
2006, CRC-Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, 1-650, click here to see front matter/table of contents


M1. Molecular devices and machines - A journey into the nano world
V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. Venturi, 2003, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 1-494, DOI: 10.1002/3527601600
Reviews: F. Vögtle, C. A. Schalley, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200342, 2331-2332; F. M. Raymo, ChemPhysChem20034, 771; A. P. de Silva, ChemBioChem20034, 663; T. R. Kelly, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004126, 10191. Translations: chinese, japanese

 



Edited books


E2. Molecular machines and motors: recent advances and perspectives
A. Credi, S. Silvi, M. Venturi (Eds.)
Topics in Current Chemistry 2014354, 1-342, click here to see front matter/table of contents



E1. Electrochemistry of functional supramolecular systems
P. Ceroni, A. Credi, M. Venturi (Eds.)
2010, Wiley, Hoboken, 1-597, DOI: 10.1002/9780470583463
Review: A. Harriman, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201049, 8073-8074




Themed journal issues (guest edited)


G7. Issue on Photoactive Semiconductor Nanocrystal Quantum Dots: Fundamentals and Applications. Edited by A. Credi
Topics in Current Chemistry (Springer); vol. 374, 2016. Link to the issue

G6. Themed collection on Molecular Logic Gates and Information Processing. Edited by A. Credi and H. Tian
Chemical Communications (Royal Society of Chemistry); vol. 51, 2015. Link to the collection

G5. Themed collection on Photochemistry of Supramolecular Systems and Nanostructured Assemblies. Edited by A. Credi
Chemical Society Reviews (Royal Society of Chemistry); vol. 43, June 2014. Link to the collection

G4. Research front on Photoactive and Electroactive Dendrimers. Edited by A. Credi
Australian Journal of Chemistry (CSIRO); Vol. 64, No. 2, February 2011.

G3. Research front on Supramolecular Polymers. Edited by A. Credi
Australian Journal of Chemistry (CSIRO); Vol. 63, No. 4, April 2010.

G2. Research front on Molecular Logic. Edited by A. Credi
Australian Journal of Chemistry (CSIRO); Vol. 63, No. 2, February 2010.

G1. Special issue on Molecular Machines and Switches. Edited by A. Credi and H. Tian
Advanced Functional Materials (Wiley-VCH); Vol. 17, No. 5, March 2007.



Patents


P1. Method for controlling solubility of quantum dots. A. Credi, S. Silvi, T. Avellini, C. Lincheneau, E. C. Constable
PCT/IB2014/061230, May 2014. Italian Patent Number 1417536, released on 18/8/2015




2017

268. An efficient method for the surface functionalization of luminescent quantum dots with lipoic acid-based ligands
M. La Rosa, T. Avellini, C. Lincheneau, S. Silvi, I. A. Wright, E. C. Constable, A. Credi*
European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, in press, DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201700781   Author profile (link)

267. Efficient supramolecularly-assisted synthesis of calix[6]arene-based oriented pseudorotaxanes and rotaxanes
V. Zanichelli, G. Ragazzon, G. Orlandini, M. Venturi, A. Credi, S. Silvi,* A. Arduini, A. Secchi*
Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 2017, 15, 6753-6763, DOI: 10.1039/C7OB01642E

266. Processing light signals by molecular and supramolecular devices, machines and materials
M. Baroncini, A. Credi, S. Silvi
EPA Newsletter, 2017, no. 92 (June), 30-34 (fulltext)

265. Gearing up molecular rotary motors (Perspective)
M. Baroncini, A. Credi*
Science, 2017, 356, 906-907, DOI: 10.1126/science.aan4353 

264. Electrochemically controlled supramolecular switches and machines
G. Ragazzon, M. Baroncini, P. Ceroni, A. Credi, M. Venturi*
in Comprehensive Supramolecular Chemistry II, in press, J. L. Atwood, L. J. Barbour, G. W. Gokel (Eds.), Elsevier, Oxford, Vol. 2, pp. 343-368, DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-409547-2.12498-9

263. Covalent capture of oriented calix[6]arene rotaxanes by a metal-free active template approach
G. Orlandini, G. Ragazzon, V. Zanichelli, A. Secchi, S. Silvi, M. Venturi, A. Arduini,* A. Credi*
Chemical Communications, 2017, 53, 6172-6174, DOI: 10.1039/C7CC02859H

262. Unconventional nonlinear input-output response in a luminescent molecular switch by inner filtering effects
M. Baroncini, M. Semeraro, A. Credi*
ChemPhysChem, 2017, 18, 1755-1759DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201700046   VIP Paper - Cover picture (link) - Group profile (link)

261. Blue-light emitting triazolopyridinium and triazoloquinolinium salts
V. Carboni, X. Su, H. Qian, I. Aprahamian,* A. Credi*
ChemPhotoChem, 2017, 1, 222-229DOI: 10.1002/cptc.201600048

260. Thermodynamic insights on a bistable acid-base switchable molecular shuttle with strongly shifted co-conformational equilibria
G. Ragazzon, A. Credi,* B. Colasson*
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2017, 23, 2149-2156DOI: 10.1002/chem.201604783

259. Plugging a bipyridinium axle into multichromophoric calix[6]arene wheels bearing naphthyl units at different rims
G. Orlandini, G. Ragazzon, V. Zanichelli, L. Degli Esposti, M. Baroncini, S. Silvi, M. Venturi, A. Credi,* A. Secchi,* A. Arduini
ChemistryOpen2017, 6, 64-72, DOI: 10.1002/open.201600128   OPEN ACCESS PAPER

258. Azobenzene photoisomerization: an old reaction for activating new molecular devices and materials
M. Baroncini, G. Ragazzon, S. Silvi, M. Venturi, A. Credi*
in Photochemistry: Volume 44, 2016A. Albini, E. Fasani (Eds.), RSC Press, Cambridge, pp. 296-323DOI: 10.1039/9781782626954-00296


2016

257. Interfacing luminescent quantum dots with functional molecules for optical sensing applications
S. Silvi*, M. Baroncini, M. La Rosa, A. Credi*
Topics in Current Chemistry (Z), 2016374, 65, DOI: 10.1007/s41061-016-0066-7

256. Bright dots (Preface to: Photoactive semiconductor nanocrystal quantum dots: fundamentals and applications)
A. Credi
Topics in Current Chemistry (Z), 2016374, 78, DOI: 10.1007/s41061-016-0078-3

255. Calixarene threading by viologen-based axles
A. Arduini, G. Orlandini, A. Secchi, A. Credi, S. Silvi, M. Venturi
in Calixarenes and Beyond, 2016P. Neri, J.L. Sessler, M.-X. Wang (Eds.), Springer, Switzerland, pp. 761-781DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-31867-7_29

254. Structural changes of a doubly spin-labelled chemically driven molecular shuttle probed by PELDOR spectroscopy
P. Franchi, V. Bleve, E. Mezzina, C. Schäfer, G. Ragazzon, M. Albertini, D. Carbonera, A. Credi,* M. Di Valentin,* M. Lucarini*
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2016, 22, 8745-8750DOI: 10.1002/chem.201601407    Hot paper, Cover picture

253. Light-driven molecular machines based on Ruthenium polypyridine complexes: strategies and recent advances
B. Colasson, A. Credi,* G. Ragazzon
Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2016, 325, 125-134DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2016.02.012

252. Dethreading of a photoactive azobenzene-containing molecular axle from a crown ether ring: a computational investigation
G. Tabacchi, S. Silvi, M. Venturi, A. Credi,* E. Fois*
ChemPhysChem, 2016, 17, 1913-1919DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201501160

251. Synthesis by ring closing metathesis and properties of an electroactive calix[6]arene [2]catenane
G. Orlandini, V. Zanichelli, A. Secchi, A. Arduini,* G. Ragazzon, A. Credi, M. Venturi, S. Silvi*
Supramolecular Chemistry, 2016, 28, 427-435DOI: 10.1080/10610278.2015.1111374

250. Electrochemically driven supramolecular devices
P. Ceroni,* A. Credi,* M. Venturi*
in Organic Electrochemistry, Fifth Edition, 2016, O. Hammerich, B. Speiser (Eds.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, pp. 433-479

249. An artificial molecular transporter
C. Schäfer, G. Ragazzon, B. Colasson, M. La Rosa, S. Silvi, A. Credi*
ChemistryOpen 2016, 5, 120-124, DOI: 10.1002/open.201500217   OPEN ACCESS PAPER

248. Synthesis and characterization of constitutionally isomeric oriented calix[6]arene-based rotaxanes
V. Zanichelli, G. Ragazzon, A. Arduini, A. Credi, P. Franchi, G. Orlandini, M. Venturi, M. Lucarini,* A. Secchi,* S. Silvi*
European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2016, 1033-1042, DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201501522


Publications 2016 - present



2015

247. The International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015 in Italy
A. Credi
EPA Newsletter, 2015, No. 89 (November), 66-70 (fulltext)

246. Light powered, artificial molecular pumps: a minimalistic approach
G. Ragazzon, M. Baroncini, S. Silvi, M. Venturi, A. Credi*
Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 2015, 6, 2096-2104, DOI: 10.3762/bjnano.6.214

245. Pompe molecolari azionate dalla luce
G. Ragazzon, M. Baroncini, S. Silvi, M. Venturi, A. Credi*
La Chimica e l'Industria, 201597, 35-39, DOI: 10.17374/CI.2015.97.4 

244. Semiconductor nanocrystal quantum dots: synthesis, opto-electronic properties, and applications
A. Credi
Quaderni di Ricerca in Didattica (Science), 2015, special issue n. 8, 70-82 

243. Reactivity of a pyridinium-substituted dimethyldihydropyrene switch under aerobic conditions: self-sensitized photo-oxygenation and thermal release of singlet oxygen
S. Cobo, F. Lafolet, E. Saint-Aman, C. Philouze, C. Bucher, S. Silvi, A. Credi,* G. Royal*
Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 13886-13889, DOI: 10.1039/c5cc04763c   Inside cover

242. Photoinduced reversible switching of porosity in molecular crystals based on star-shaped azobenzene tetramers
M. Baroncini,* S. d’Agostino, G. Bergamini, P. Ceroni, A. Comotti,* P. Sozzani, I. Bassanetti, F. Grepioni,* T. M. Hernandez, S. Silvi, M. Venturi, A. Credi*
Nature Chemistry 2015, 7, 634-640, DOI: 10.1038/nchem.2304   MEDIA KIT

241. Luminescent sensors based on quantum dot-molecule conjugates
S. Silvi,* A. Credi*
Chemical Society Reviews 201544, 4275-4289, DOI: 10.1039/c4cs00400k

240. Incorporation of calix[6]arene macrocycles and (pseudo)rotaxanes in bilayer membranes: towards controllable liposomal artificial channels
R. Zappacosta, A. Fontana,* A. Credi, A. Arduini, A. Secchi
Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry 20154, 262-270, DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.201402244

239. The eternal youth of azobenzene: new photoactive molecular and supramolecular devices
M. Baroncini, G. Ragazzon, S. Silvi, M. Venturi, A. Credi*
Pure and Applied Chemistry 2015, in press, DOI: 10.1515/pac-2014-0903

238. Reversible mechanical switching of magnetic interactions in a molecular shuttle
V. Bleve, C.Schäfer, P. Franchi, S. Silvi, E. Mezzina,* A. Credi,* M. Lucarini*
ChemistryOpen 2015, 4, 18-21, DOI: 10.1002/open.201402073    OPEN ACCESS PAPER - Inside cover - Group profile

237. Photodriven [2]rotaxane - [2]catenane interconversion
A. Tron, H.-P. Jacquot de Rouville, A. Ducrot, J. H. R. Tucker,* M. Baroncini, A. Credi,* N. D. McClenaghan*
Chemical Communications 201551, 2810-2813, DOI: 10.1039/c4cc09472g
Highlight: J. Newton, Chemistry World (web edition), 6 January 2015.

236. Light-powered autonomous and directional molecular motion of a dissipative self-assembling system
G. Ragazzon, M. Baroncini, S. Silvi, M. Venturi, A. Credi*
Nature Nanotechnology 201510, 70-75, DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2014.260   MEDIA KIT
Highlights: E. Sevick, Nat. Nanotech. 2015, 10, 18-19; O. Graydon, Nat. Photon. 2015, 9, 13.


2014

235. Light-driven directed proton transport across the liposomal membrane
R. Zappacosta, G. Siani, S. Silvi, A. Credi, A. Fontana*
Langmuir 201430, 13667-13672, DOI: 10.1021/la503604e

234. Organic nanofibers embedding stimuli-responsive threaded molecular components
V. Fasano, M. Baroncini, M. Moffa, D. Iandolo, A. Camposeo,* A. Credi*, D. Pisignano*
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2014136, 14245-14254, DOI: 10.1021/ja5080322

233. Modulation of the solubility of luminescent semiconductor nanocrystals through facile surface functionalization
T. Avellini, C. Lincheneau, M. La Rosa, A. Pertegás, H. J. Bolink, I. A. Wright, E. C. Constable, S. Silvi, A. Credi*
Chemical Communications 2014, 50, 11020-11022, DOI: 10.1039/c4cc03805c

232. Calix-based molecular machines and devices
A. Arduini,* G. Orlandini, A. Secchi, A. Credi, S. Silvi, M. Venturi
in Elsevier Reference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Engineering, 2014, J. Reedijk (Ed.), Elsevier, Waltham, 1-26, DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-409547-2.10826-1

231. Supramolecular assemblies of semiconductor quantum dots and a bis(bipyridinium) derivative: luminescence quenching and aggregation phenomena
M. Oszajca, C. Lincheneau, M. Amelia, M. Baroncini, S. Silvi, K. Szaciłowski, A. Credi*
RSC Advances 2014, 429847-29854, DOI: 10.1039/c4ra03259d    OPEN ACCESS PAPER

230. Light control of stoichiometry and motion in pseudorotaxanes comprising a cucurbit[7]uril wheel and an azobenzene-bipyridinium axle
M. Baroncini, C. Gao, V. Carboni, A. Credi, E. Previtera, M. Semeraro, M. Venturi, S. Silvi*
Chemistry - A European Journal 2014, 20, 10737-10744, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201402821

229. Photochemically controlled molecular machines with sequential logic operation
T. Avellini, M. Baroncini, G. Ragazzon, S. Silvi, M. Venturi, A. Credi*
Israel Journal of Chemistry 2014, 54, 553-567, DOI: 10.1002/ijch.201400039

228. Inner filter effects and other traps in quantitative spectrofluorimetric measurements: origins and methods of correction
A. Credi,* L. Prodi*
Journal of Molecular Structure 2014, 30-39, DOI: 10.1016/j.molstruc.2014.03.028

227. A highly luminescent tetramer from a weakly emitting monomer: acid and redox-controlled multiple complexation by CB[7]
G. Bergamini, A. Fermi, M. Marchini, M. Locritani, A. Credi, M. Venturi, F. Negri,* P. Ceroni,* M. Baroncini*
Chemistry - A European Journal 2014, 20, 7054-7060, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201400375

226. Electroactive [2]catenanes
M. Venturi, A. Credi*
Electrochimica Acta 2014, 140, 465-475, DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2014.02.061

225.
 Synthesis and properties of ZnTe and ZnTe/ZnS core/shell semiconductor nanocrystals
C. Lincheneau, M. Amelia, M. Oszajca, A. Boccia, F. D'Orazi, M. Madrigale, R. Zanoni,* R. Mazzaro, L. Ortolani, V. Morandi, S. Silvi, K. Szacilowski, A. Credi*
Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2014, 2, 2877-2886, DOI: 10.1039/C3TC32385D   OPEN ACCESS PAPER
Among the top 30 most downloaded articles published in the journal in 2014. See the 2014 Most Accessed Articles collection.

224. Light to investigate (read) and operate (write) molecular devices and machines
P. Ceroni,* A. Credi,* M. Venturi*
Chemical Society Reviews 2014, 434068-4083, DOI: 10.1039/C3CS60400D

223. Photochemistry of supramolecular systems and nanostructured assemblies. In memory of Nick Turro (1938-2012) (editorial)
A. Credi
Chemical Society Reviews 2014, 43, 4003-4004, DOI: 10.1039/C4CS90032D

222. Nanomachines - Fundamentals and applications (book review)
A. Credi
Angewandte Chemie, International Edition 2014, 53
4274-4275, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201311274

221. Light operated machines based on threaded molecular structures
A. Credi,* S. Silvi, M. Venturi
Topics in Current Chemistry 2014, 354, 1-34, DOI: 10.1007/128_2013_509

220. Molecular machines and motors: recent advances and perspectives
A. Credi, S. Silvi, M. Venturi (Eds.)
Topics in Current Chemistry 2014, 354, 1-342, click here to see front matter/table of contents

219. Photoinduced electron transfer from [Ru(bpy)3]2+ to a calix[6]arene-encapsulated viologen electron acceptor
M. Semeraro, A. Secchi, S. Silvi, M. Venturi, A. Arduini,* A. Credi*
Inorganica Chimica Acta 2014, 417, 258-262, DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2014.01.017

218. Tailoring of quantum dots emission efficiency by localized surface plasmon polaritons in self-organized mesoscopic rings
E. Margapoti,* D. Gentili, M. Amelia, A. Credi,* V. Morandi, M. Cavallini*
Nanoscale 20146, 741-744, DOI: 10.1039/C3NR04708C

217.
 Hybrids of semiconductor quantum dot and molecular species for photoinduced functions
T. Avellini, C. Lincheneau, F. Vera, S. Silvi, A. Credi*
Coordination Chemistry Reviews 2014, 263-264, 151-160, DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2013.07.014


2013


216. The effect of protons on CdSe and CdSe-ZnS nanocrystals in organic solution
T. Avellini, M. Amelia, A. Credi, S. Silvi*
Langmuir 2013, 29, 13352-13358, DOI: 10.1021/la4028404

215. Ruthenium(II) complexes based on tridentate polypyridine ligands that feature long-lived room-temperature luminescence
G. Ragazzon, P. Verwilst, S. A. Denisov, A. Credi, G. Jonusauskas, N. D. McClenaghan*
Chemical Communications 2013, 49, 9110-9112, DOI: 10.1039/c3cc45387a

214. Hierarchical self-assembly of amphiphilic calix[6]arene wheels and viologen axles in water
R. Bussolati, P. Carrieri, A. Secchi, A. Arduini,* A. Credi, M. Semeraro, M. Venturi, S. Silvi,* D. Velluto, R. Zappacosta, A. Fontana*
Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2013, 11, 5944-5953, DOI: 10.1039/C3OB40739J

213. Towards directionally controlled molecular motions and kinetic intra- and intermolecular self-sorting: Threading processes of non-symmetric wheel and axle components
A. Arduini,* R. Bussolati, A. Credi,* A. Secchi, S. Silvi, M. Semeraro, M. Venturi*
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2013, 135, 9924-9930, DOI: 10.1021/ja404270c

212. Photoluminescence enhancement of CdSe and CdSe-ZnS nanocrystals by on-surface ligand modification
M. Oszajca, C. Lincheneau, M. Amelia, C. Schaefer, K. Szacilowski, A. Credi*
European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2013, 3550-3556, DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201300331

211. A three-station DNA catenane rotary motor with controlled directionality
C.-H. Lu, A. Cecconello, J. Elbaz, A. Credi, I. Willner*
Nano Letters 2013, 13, 2303-2308, DOI: 10.1021/nl401010e                  

210. Photophysical properties and conformational effects on the circular dichroism of an azobenzene-cyclodextrin [1]rotaxane and its molecular components
S. Di Motta, T. Avellini, S. Silvi, M. Venturi, X. Ma, H. Tian,* A. Credi,* F. Negri*
Chemistry - A European Journal 2013, 19, 3131-3138, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201203676

209. Electrochemical properties of semiconductor quantum dots
M. Amelia,* S. Silvi,* A. Credi*
in Quantum Dot Sensors: Technology and Applications, 2013, J. Callan, F. M. Raymo (Eds.), Pan Stanford Publishing, Singapore, Ch. 3, 63-108

208. Binary logic with synthetic molecular and supramolecular species
M. Semeraro, M. Baroncini, A. Credi*
in Molecular and Supramolecular Information Processing: From Molecular Switches to Unconventional Computing, 2012, E. Katz (Ed.), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 25-51, DOI: 10.1002/9783527645442.ch3

207. Synthesis and photochemical behavior of novel Uranyl salophen complexes bearing anthracenyl side arms
F. Yafteh Mihan, S. Bartocci, A. Credi,* S. Silvi,* A. Dalla Cort*
Supramolecular Chemistry, 2013, 25, 109-115, DOI: 10.1080/10610278.2012.752089


2012

206. Molecular machine
V. Balzani, A. Credi
in McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 11th. Edition, 2012, D. Blumel (Ed.), McGraw-Hill, New York, Vol. 11, 359-354

205. Chiral supramolecular switches based on (R)-binaphthalene-bipyridinium guests and cucurbituril hosts
C. Gao, S. Silvi, X. Ma, H. Tian,* A. Credi,* M. Venturi*
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2012, 18, 16911-16921, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201202378

204. Solvent- and light-controlled unidirectional transit of a nonsymmetric molecular axle through a nonsymmetric molecular wheel
A. Arduini,* R. Bussolati, A. Credi,* S. Monaco, A. Secchi, S. Silvi, M. Venturi*
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2012, 18, 16203-16213, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201201625

203. Multifunctional switching of a photo- and electro-chemiluminescent Iridium-dithienylethene complex
S. Monaco, M. Semeraro, W. Tan, H. Tian,* P. Ceroni,* A. Credi*
Chemical Communications, 201248, 8652-8654, DOI: 10.1039/C2CC34054B

202. Quantum dot-molecule hybrids: a paradigm for light-responsive nanodevices
A. Credi
New Journal of Chemistry, 201236, 1925-1930, DOI: 10.1039/C2NJ40335H

201. Reversible modulation of helicity in a binaphthyl-bipyridinium species and its cucurbit[8]uril complexes
C. Gao, S. Silvi, X. Ma, H. Tian,* M. Venturi,* A. Credi*
Chemical Communications, 201248, 7577-7579, DOI: 10.1039/C2CC33601D

200.
 Supramolecular photochemistry (book review)
A. Credi
Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 201251, 6311-6312, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201202588

199. Morphological and thermal behaviour of porous biopolymeric nanoparticles
N. Rescignano, M. Amelia, A. Credi, J. M. Kenny, I. Armentano*
European Polymer Journal, 201248, 1152-1159, DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2012.05.005

198. Electrochemical properties of CdSe and CdTe quantum dots
M. Amelia,* C. Lincheneau, S. Silvi,* A. Credi*
Chemical Society Reviews, 201241, 5728-5743
, DOI: 10.1039/C2CS35117J

197. Electrochemical methods
P. Ceroni,* A. Credi,* M. Venturi
in Analytical Methods in Supramolecular Chemistry, 2012, C. A. Schalley (Ed.), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 371-457, DOI: 10.1002/9783527644131.ch9

196. Photoactivated directionally controlled transit of a non-symmetric molecular axle through a macrocycle
M. Baroncini, S. Silvi, M. Venturi,* A. Credi*
Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 201251, 4223-4226, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201200555

195. Photochemically driven molecular devices and machines
S. Silvi, M. Venturi, A. Credi*
in Supramolecular Chemistry: From Molecules to Nanomaterials, 2012, P. A. Gale, J. W. Steed (Eds.), Wiley, Chichester, 3719-3750, DOI: 10.1002/9780470661345

194.
 Absorption and emission spectroscopy with polarized light
A. Credi, M. Montalti
Lecture Notes in Chemistry, 201278, 131-165, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-2042-8_6

193. Spectrofluorimetry
L. Prodi, A. Credi
Lecture Notes in Chemistry, 201278, 97-129, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-2042-8_5

192. Photoinduced memory effect in a redox controllable bistable mechanical molecular switch
T. Avellini, H. Li, A. Coskun, G. Barin, A. Trabolsi, A. N. Basuray, S. K. Dey, A. Credi,* S. Silvi, J. F. Stoddart,* M. Venturi*
Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 2012, 51, 1611-1615, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201107618

191. Molecular motors and machines
S. Silvi, A. Credi*
in Nanotechnology for Biology and Medicine, 2012, G. Silva, V. Parpura (Eds.), Springer, New York, 71-100, DOI: 10.1007/978-0-387-31296-5_4

190. Photosensitization of the luminescence of CdTe nanocrystals by noncovalently bound Zn tetraphenylporphyrin
M. Amelia, A. Credi*
Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2012, 381, 247-250, DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2011.08.055


2011

189. Luminescence quenching in self-assembled adducts of [Ru(dpp)3]2+ complexes and CdTe nanocrystals
M. Amelia, M. Font, A. Credi*
Dalton Transactions, 2011, 40, 12083-12088, DOI: 10.1039/C1DT11054C

188. Reading and powering molecular machines by light
V. Balzani, M. Semeraro, M. Venturi, A. Credi*
in Molecular Switches, 2nd. Ed., 2011, B. L. Feringa, W. R. Browne (Eds.), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Vol. 2, 597-627, DOI: 10.1002/9783527634408.ch16

187. Photophysics of semiconductor quantum dots
M. Amelia, S. Silvi, A. Credi*
EPA Newsletter, 2011, No. 81 (June), 15-17 (fulltext)

186. Structural and size effects on the spectroscopic and redox properties of CdSe nanocrystals in solution: the role of defect states
M. Amelia, S. Impellizzeri, S. Monaco, I. Yildiz, S. Silvi, F. M. Raymo,* A. Credi*
ChemPhysChem, 2011, 12, 2280-2288, DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201100300

185. Quantum dots functionalized with photo-or redox-active species for luminescence sensing and switching
M. Amelia, T. Avellini, M. Semeraro, S. Silvi, A. Credi*
Current Physical Chemistry, 2011, 1, 181-194

184. pH-Sensitive Ru(II) bis(2,2':6'2"-terpyridine) complexes: a DFT/TDDFT investigation of their spectroscopic properties
M. G. Lobello, S. Fantacci, A. Credi, F. De Angelis*
European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2011, 1605-1613, DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201001260

183. Molecular machines and motors
A. Credi
in Comprehensive Nanoscience and Technology, 2011, D. Andrews, G. Scholes, G. Wiederrecht (Eds.), Academic Press, Vol. 4, 339-382, DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-374396-1.00133-1

182. Processing chemical and photonic signals by artificial multicomponent molecular systems
M. Baroncini, M. Semeraro, A. Credi*
Israel Journal of Chemistry, 2011, 51, 23-35, DOI: 10.1002/ijch.201000065

181. Redox control of molecular motion and switchable nanoscale devices
A. Credi,* M. Semeraro, S. Silvi, M. Venturi
Antioxidants and Redox Signaling, 2011, 14, 1119-1165, DOI: 10.1089/ars.2010.3223

180. Introducing the research front on photoactive and electroactive dendrimers
A. Credi
Australian Journal of Chemistry, 2011, 64, 127-128, DOI: 10.1071/CH10451

179. Light operated molecular machines (Feature article)
S. Silvi, M. Venturi, A. Credi*
Chemical Communications, 2011, 47, 2483-2489, DOI: 10.1039/c0cc03829f

178. Redox properties of CdSe and CdSe-ZnS quantum dots in solution
M. Amelia, T. Avellini, S. Monaco, S. Impellizzeri, I. Yildiz, F. M. Raymo, A. Credi*
Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2011, 83, 1-8, DOI: 10.1351/PAC-CON-10-08-10

177. A ratiometric luminescent oxygen sensor based on a chemically functionalized quantum dot
M. Amelia, A. Lavie-Cambot, N. D. McClenaghan,* A. Credi*
Chemical Communications, 2011, 47, 325-327, DOI: 10.1039/c0cc02163f

176. Potential applications of molecular logic
A. Credi
in From Non-Covalent Assemblies to Molecular Machines, 2011, J.-P. Sauvage, P. Gaspard (Eds.), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 367-375, DOI: 10.1002/9783527632817.ch27

175. Molecular machines based on rotaxanes and catenanes
V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. Venturi
in From Non-Covalent Assemblies to Molecular Machines, 2011, J.-P. Sauvage, P. Gaspard (Eds.), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 159-212, DOI: 10.1002/9783527632817.ch12


Publications 2011 - 2015



2010

174. 
Light-powered molecular devices and machines
P. Ceroni, A. Credi, M. Venturi, V. Balzani*
Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, 2010, 9, 1561-1573, DOI: 10.1039/c0pp00233j

173. Light on molecular machines
A. Credi, M. Venturi, V. Balzani*
ChemPhysChem, 2010, 11, 3398-3403, DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201000520

172. Reversible photoswitching of rotaxane character and interplay of thermodynamic stability and kinetic lability in a self-assembling ring-axle molecular system
M. Baroncini, S. Silvi, M. Venturi, A. Credi*
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2010, 16, 11580-11587, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001409

171. Signal processing with multicomponent systems based on metal complexes
M. Amelia, L. Zou, A. Credi*
Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2010, 254, 2267-2280, DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2010.01.001

170. Structural implications on the electrochemical and spectroscopic signature of CdSe-ZnS core-shell quantum dots
S. Impellizzeri, S. Monaco, I. Yildiz, M. Amelia, A. Credi*, F. M. Raymo*
Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2010, 114, 7007-7013, DOI: 10.1021/jp1021032

169. Liposome destabilization by a 2,7-diazapyrenium derivative through formation of transient pores in the lipid bilayer
R. Zappacosta, M. Semeraro, M. Baroncini, S. Silvi, M. Aschi, A. Credi,* A. Fontana*
Small, 2010, 6, 952-959, DOI: 10.1002/smll.200902306

168. Self-assembly of calix[6]arene-diazapyrenium pseudorotaxanes: interplay of molecular recognition and ion-pairing effects
M. Semeraro, A. Arduini, M. Baroncini, R. Battelli, A. Credi, M. Venturi, A. Pochini, A. Secchi,* S. Silvi*
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2010, 16, 3467-3475, DOI: 10.1002/chem.200903049

167. Multistable self-assembling system with three distinct luminescence outputs: prototype of a bidirectional half subtractor and reversible logic device
M. Semeraro, A. Credi*
Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2010, 114, 3209-3214, DOI: 10.1021/jp909861e

166. The research front on molecular logic
A. Credi
Australian Journal of Chemistry, 2010, 63, 145, DOI: 10.1071/CH09605

165. Probing donor-acceptor interactions and co-conformational changes in redox active desymmetrized [2]catenanes
D. Cao, M. Amelia, L. M. Klivansky, G. Koshkakaryan, S. I. Khan, M. Semeraro, S. Silvi, M. Venturi, A. Credi,* Y. Liu*
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010, 132, 1110-1122, DOI: 10.1021/ja909041g

164. Electroactive rotaxanes and catenanes
A. Credi,* M. Venturi*
in Electrochemistry of Functional Supramolecular Systems, 2010, P. Ceroni, A. Credi, M. Venturi (Eds.), Wiley, Hoboken, 377-424, DOI: 10.1002/9780470583463.ch13

163. Electrochemistry of functional supramolecular systems
P. Ceroni, A. Credi, M. Venturi (Eds.)
2010, Wiley, Hoboken, 1-597, DOI: 10.1002/9780470583463
Review: A. Harriman, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 8073-8074

162. Building molecular machines on surfaces
A. Credi,* S. Silvi, M. Venturi
in The Supramolecular Chemistry of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials, 2010, K, Rurack, R. Martínez-Máñez (Eds.), Wiley, Hoboken, 503-529, DOI: 10.1002/9780470552704.ch17


2009

161. 
Molecular machines and motors
A. Credi
in Handbook of Nanofabrication, 2009, G. Wiederrecht (Ed.), Academic Press, Amsterdam, 247-290

160. Nanorobot: macchine a livello molecolare
V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. Venturi
in Robot - Scienza e coscienza delle macchine, 2009, C. Fuschetto, P. Greco (Eds.), Cuen, Napoli, 79-93

159. Macchine a livello molecolare
V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. Venturi
Il Nuovo Saggiatore, 2009, 25(5-6), 37-48, download

158. Tuning fluorescence lifetimes through changes in Herzberg-Teller activities: the case of triphenylene and its hexamethoxy-substituted derivative
E. Di Donato, D. Vanzo, M. Semeraro, A. Credi,* F. Negri*
Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2009, 113, 6504-6510, DOI: 10.1021/jp9005247

157. Light powered molecular machines
V. Balzani,* A. Credi,* M. Venturi*
Chemical Society Reviews, 2009, 38, 1542-1550, DOI: 10.1039/b806328c

156. Artificial molecular shuttles: from concepts to devices (Feature article)
S. Silvi, M. Venturi, A. Credi*
Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2009, 19, 2279-2294, DOI: 10.1039/b818609j

155. Photochemical switching of luminescence and singlet oxygen generation by chemical signal communication
S. Silvi, E. C. Constable, C. E. Housecroft, J. E. Beves, E. L. Dunphy, M. Tomasulo, F. M. Raymo,* A. Credi*
Chemical Communications, 2009, 1484-1486, DOI: 10.1039/b900712a
Highlights: Chem. Commun. “hot paper”; La Chimica e l’Industria, October 2009, p. 132

154. Towards controlling the threading direction of a calix[6]arene wheel by nonsymmetric axles
A. Arduini,* R. Bussolati, A. Credi,* G. Faimani, S. Garaudée, A. Pochini, A. Secchi, M. Semeraro, S. Silvi, M. Venturi
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2009, 15, 3230-3242, DOI: 10.1002/chem.200801926

153. All-optical integrated logic operations based on chemical communication between molecular switches
S. Silvi, E. C. Constable, C. E. Housecroft, J. E. Beves, E. L. Dunphy, M. Tomasulo, F. M. Raymo,* A. Credi*
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2009, 15, 178-185, DOI: 10.1002/chem.200801645


2008

152. 
Metti un fotone nel nanomotore
A. Credi
Sapere, 2008, October issue, 48-53

151. Nano-K: a calculus for the modeling and simulation of nano devices
A. Credi, M. Garavelli, C. Laneve, S. Pradalier, S. Silvi, G. Zavattaro
Theoretical Computer Science, 2008, 408, 17-30, DOI: 10.1016/j.tcs.2008.07.006

150. Electrochemically controlled formation/dissociation of phosphonate cavitand-methylpyridinium complexes
B. Gadenne, M. Semeraro, R. M. Yebeutchou, F. Tancini, L. Pirondini, E. Dalcanale,* A. Credi*
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2008, 14, 8964-8971, DOI: 10.1002/chem.200800966

149. Monolayers with an IQ
A. Credi
Nature Nanotechnology, 2008, 3, 529-530, DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2008.252

148. Molecular machines operated by light
A. Credi,* M. Venturi
Central European Journal of Chemistry, 2008, 6, 325-339, DOI: 10.2478/s11532-008-0033-4

147. A simple unimolecular multiplexer/demultiplexer
M. Amelia, M. Baroncini, A. Credi*
Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 2008, 47, 6240-6243, DOI: 10.1002/anie.200802018
Highlights: Angew. Chem. “hot paper”; La Chimica e l’Industria, January/February 2009, p. 12

146. Rotaxanes with a calix[6]arene wheel and axles of different length. Synthesis, characterization, and photophysical and electrochemical properties
A. Arduini,* R. Bussolati, A. Credi,* A. Pochini, A. Secchi, S. Silvi, M. Venturi*
Tetrahedron, 2008, 64, 8279-8286, DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2008.05.123

145. Artificial molecular machines powered by light
M. Amelia, M. Semeraro, S. Silvi, A. Credi*
Chimia, 2008, 62, 204-209, DOI: 10.2533/chimia.2008.204

144. Artificial photochemical devices and machines
V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. Venturi
in Organic Nanostructures, 2008, J. L. Atwood, J. W. Steed (Eds.), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 1-31, DOI: 10.1002/9783527622504.ch1

143. Unravelling the shuttling mechanism in a photoswitchable multicomponent rotaxane
P. Raiteri,* G. Bussi, C. S. Cucinotta, A. Credi,* J. F. Stoddart, M. Parrinello
Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 2008, 47, 3536-3539, DOI: 10.1002/anie.200705207
Highlight: Chimia 2008, 62, 684

142. Luminescence quenching in supramolecular assemblies of quantum dots and bipyridinium dications
B. Gadenne, M. Amelia, I. Yildiz, F. Ciesa, A. Secchi, A. Arduini, A. Credi,* F. M. Raymo*
Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2008, 18, 2022-2027, DOI: 10.1039/b720038b

141. Development and characterization of TiO2 coatings prepared by electric arc-physical vapour deposition system
C. Giolli, G. Rizzi, A. Scrivani, R. Ferpozzi, S. Troglio, M. M. Miranda, A. Tolstoguzov, U. Bardi, F. Borgioli, A. Fossati, A. Credi, A. Di Fabio, S. Parmeggiani, A. Zoppi
Metallurgia Italiana, 2008, No. 2, 27-36, download

140. Molecular devices and machines - Concepts and perspectives for the nano world
V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. Venturi, , 2008, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 1-525, DOI: 10.1002/9783527621682
Reviews: S. Loeve, Revue de synthèse 2009, 130, 195. Translations: chinese

139. Photochemical conversion of solar energy
V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. Venturi
ChemSusChem, 2008, 1, 26-58, DOI: 10.1002/cssc.200700087

138. Molecular machines working at interfaces and on surfaces
V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. Venturi
ChemPhysChem, 2008, 9, 202-220, DOI: 10.1002/cphc.200700528

137. Artificial molecular machines driven by light
M. Semeraro, S. Silvi, A. Credi*
Frontiers in Bioscience, 2008, 13, 1036-1049, DOI: 10.2741/2741

136. Self-assembly of a double calix[6]arene pseudorotaxane in oriented channels
A. Arduini,* A. Credi,* G. Faimani, C. Massera, A. Pochini, A. Secchi, M. Semeraro, S. Silvi, F. Ugozzoli*
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2008, 14, 98-106, DOI: 10.1002/chem.200700748

135. Processing energy and signals by molecular and supramolecular systems
V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. Venturi
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2008, 14, 26-39, DOI: 10.1002/chem.200701397

134. Photochemically controlled molecular devices and machines
V. Balzani,* G. Bergamini, P. Ceroni, A. Credi, M. Venturi
in Intelligent Materials, 2008, M. Shahinpoor, H.-J. Schneider (Eds.), RSC Publishing, London, 48–75, DOI: 10.1039/9781847558008-00048


2007

133. Macchine molecolari
V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. Venturi
in XI Secolo, VII Appendice della Enciclopedia Italiana, 2007, T. Gregory (Ed.), Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana Giovanni Treccani, Roma, 304-310

132.
 
Artificial molecular devices and machines driven by light
M. Semeraro, S. Silvi, A. Credi
AIP Conference Proceedings, 2007, 963, 603-606, DOI: 10.1063/1.2836154

131. Modelization and simulation of nano devices in nano-K calculus
A. Credi, M. Garavelli, C. Laneve, S. Pradalier, S. Silvi, G. Zavattaro
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2007, 4695, 168-183, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-75140-3_12

130. A simple molecular machine operated by photoinduced proton transfer
S. Silvi, A. Arduini, A. Pochini, A. Secchi, M. Tomasulo, F. M. Raymo, M. Baroncini, A. Credi*
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2007, 129, 13378-13379, DOI: 10.1021/ja0753851

129. Characterization of TiO2 coatings prepared by a modified electric arc-physical vapour deposition system
C. Giolli,* F. Borgioli, A. Credi, A. Di Fabio, A. Fossati, M. Muniz Minanda, S. Parmeggiani, G. Rizzi, A. Scrivani, S. Troglio, A. Tolstoguzov, A. Zoppi, U. Bardi
Surface & Coatings Technology, 2007, 202, 13-22, DOI: 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2007.04.043

128. A redox-driven multicomponent molecular shuttle
S. Saha, A. H. Flood, J. F. Stoddart,* S. Impellizzeri, S. Silvi, M. Venturi, A. Credi*
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2007, 129, 12159-12171, DOI: 10.1021/ja0724590

127. Molecules that make decisions
A. Credi
Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 2007, 46, 5472-5475, DOI: 10.1002/anie.200700879

126. A molecular plug-socket connector
G. Rogez, B. Ferrer Ribera, A. Credi,* R. Ballardini, M. T. Gandolfi, V. Balzani,* Y. Liu, J. F. Stoddart*
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2007, 129, 4633-4642, DOI: 10.1021/ja067739e

125. Using light to induce energy and electron transfer or molecular motions in multicomponent systems
R. Ballardini, A. Credi,* M. T. Gandolfi, F. Marchioni, S. Silvi, M. Venturi*
Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, 2007, 6, 345-356, DOI: 10.1039/b613411d

124. Molecular photochemionics
V. Balzani,* R. Ballardini, P. Ceroni, A. Credi, M. T. Gandolfi, M. Maestri, M. Semeraro, M. Venturi
Advanced Functional Materials, 2007, 17, 740-750, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.200600992

123. Big challenges for tiny machines (editorial)
A. Credi,* H. Tian*
Advanced Functional Materials, 2007, 17, 679-682, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.200700172

122. Cyclohexenylphenyldiazene: a simple surrogate of the azobenzene photochromic unit
I. Conti, F. Marchioni, A. Credi,* G. Orlandi, G. Rosini, M. Garavelli*
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2007, 129, 3198-3210, DOI: 10.1021/ja0668466

121. Molecular devices and machines
V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. Venturi
Nano Today, 2007, 2(2), 18-25, DOI: 10.1016/S1748-0132(07)70055-5

120. pH-Sensitive Ru(II) and Os(II) bis(terpyridine) complexes: a photophysical investigation
E. C. Constable, C. E. Housecroft, A. Cargill Thompson, P. Passaniti, S. Silvi, M. Maestri,* A. Credi*
Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2007, 360, 1102-1110, DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2006.08.027

119. Photophysical, photochemical and electrochemical properties of a series of aromatic electron acceptors based on N-heterocycles
R. Ballardini, A. Credi,* M. T. Gandolfi,* C. Giansante, G. Marconi, S. Silvi, M. Venturi*
Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2007, 360, 1072-1082, DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2006.08.026


2006

118. 
Metodi spettroscopici con luce polarizzata
A. Credi, M. Montalti
in Manuale del Fotochimico, 2006, L. Moggi, A. Juris, M. T. Gandolfi (Eds.), Bononia University Press, Bologna, 129-165

117. Spettrofluorimetria
L. Prodi, A. Credi, R. Ballardini, M. T. Gandolfi, M. Montalti, F. Bolletta
in Manuale del Fotochimico, 2006, L. Moggi, A. Juris, M. T. Gandolfi (Eds.), Bononia University Press, Bologna, 65-94

116. Effect of strain on the photoisomerization and stability of a congested azobenzenophane: a combined experimental and computational study
E. Bassotti, P. Carbone, M. Di Stefano, G. Orlandi, F. Negri,* A. Credi,* S. Masiero, G. P. Spada
Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2006, 110, 12385-12394, DOI: 10.1021/jp062428b

115. Photoinduced electron flow in a self-assembling supramolecular extension cable
B. Ferrer, G. Rogez, A. Credi, R. Ballardini,* M. T. Gandolfi, V. Balzani,* Y. Liu, H.-R. Tseng, J. F. Stoddart*
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A., 2006, 103, 18411-18416, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0606459103
Highlights on Newspapers: La Repubblica, Bologna-Cronaca, 21 November 2006, p. IV; Il Resto del Carlino-Bologna, 21 November 2006, p. VI; Il Sole-24 Ore, Nova 24, 23 November 2006, p. 3; Il Resto del Carlino-Bologna, 2 December 2006, p. XXVII; Il Giornale, 6 December 2006, p. 3
Highlights on Magazines: Chem. Eng. News, 4 December 2006, p. 13; Specchio-La Stampa, 4 December 2006, p. 30; Il Cubo, January 2007, p. 7

114. Artificial nanomachines based on interlocked molecular species: recent advances
V. Balzani, A. Credi,* S. Silvi, M. Venturi
Chemical Society Reviews, 2006, 35, 1135-1149, DOI: 10.1039/b517102b

113. Handbook of photochemistry, 3rd. Edition
M. Montalti, A. Credi, L. Prodi, M. T. Gandolfi
2006, CRC-Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, 1-650, 
click here to see front matter/table of contents

112. Artificial nanomachines based on interlocked molecules
A. Credi
Journal of Physics Condensed Matter, 2006, 18, S1779-S1795, DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/18/S01

111. Towards organization of molecular machines at interfaces. Langmuir films and Langmuir-Blodgett multilayers of an acid-base switchable rotaxane
M. Clemente-León, A. Credi,* M.-V. Martínez-Díaz, C. Mingotaud, J. F. Stoddart
Advanced Materials, 2006, 18, 1291-1296, DOI: 10.1002/adma.200502265

110. Wire-type Ruthenium(II) complexes with terpyridine containing [2]rotaxanes as ligands. Synthesis, characterization and photophysical properties
G. J. E. Davidson, S. J. Loeb,* P. Passaniti, S. Silvi, A. Credi*
Chemistry – A European Journal, 2006, 12, 3233-3242, DOI: 10.1002/chem.200501237

109. A comparison of shuttling mechanisms in two constitutionally isomeric bistable rotaxane-based sunlight-powered nanomotors
V. Balzani, M. Clemente-León, A. Credi, M. Semeraro, M. Venturi, H.-R. Tseng, S. Wenger, S. Saha, J. F. Stoddart
Australian Journal of Chemistry, 2006, 59, 193-206, DOI: 10.1071/CH06019

108. Artificial molecular motors powered by light
A. Credi
Australian Journal of Chemistry, 2006, 59, 157-169, DOI: 10.1071/CH06025

107. Operating molecular elevators
J. D. Badjic, C. M. Ronconi, A. H. Flood, J. F. Stoddart,* V. Balzani, S. Silvi, A. Credi*
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2006, 128, 1489-1499, DOI: 10.1021/ja0543954

106. Autonomous artificial nanomotor powered by sunlight
V. Balzani,* A. Credi,* M. Clemente-León, B. Ferrer, M. Venturi, A. H. Flood, J. F. Stoddart*
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A., 2006, 103, 1178-1186, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0509011103
Highlights on Newspapers: Corriere della Sera, 24 January 2006, p. 26; La Repubblica, Bologna-Cronaca, 24 January 2006, p. I and V; Il Resto del Carlino-Bologna, 24 January 2006, p. VI; Il Domani di Bologna, 24 January 2006, p. 6; Il Resto del Carlino-Forlì, 25 January 2006, p. VI; Corriere di Forlì e Cesena, 25 January 2006, p. 7; La Voce-Forlì, 25 January 2006, p. 16; Il Sole-24 Ore, Nova24, 26 January 2006, p. 6; La Repubblica Affari & Finanza, 30 January 2006, p. 9; L’Unità, 30 January 2006, p. 25; La Stampa-TuttoScienzetecnologie, 1 February 2006, p. 2
Highlights on Magazines: Chem. Eng. News, 30 January 2006, p. 36; Il Cubo, February 2006, p. 11; Nature 2006, 440, 286; Nat. Mater. 2006, 5, 165; Elisir di Salute, March/April 2006, p. 62; La mia auto, March 2006, p. 132; Nanotech Briefs, March 2006, p. 22; Small 2006, 2, 446; Focus, n. 170, December 2006, p. 5

105. Ion pairing effects in the self assembly of a fluorescent pseudorotaxane
M. Clemente-León, C. Pasquini, V. Hebbe-Viton, J. Lacour, A. Dalla Cort,* A. Credi*
European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2006, 105-112, DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.200500479


Publications 2006 - 2010



2005

104. 
Le nanomacchine
V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. Venturi
in 80° Anniversario 1923-2003 Celebrazioni per la fondazione del Liceo Scientifico Augusto Righi in Bologna, 2005, Pendragon, Bologna, 74-80

103. Macchine molecolari
V. Balzani, A. Credi
in La Scienza - La Biblioteca di Repubblica, 2005, UTET/De Agostini, Torino, Vol. 12, 463-496

102. Artificial molecular motors and machines: design principles and prototype systems
V. Balzani, A. Credi,* B. Ferrer, S. Silvi, M. Venturi
Topics in Current Chemistry, 2005, 262, 1-27, DOI: 10.1007/128_008

101. Shuttling dynamics in an acid-base switchable [2]rotaxane
S. Garaudée, S. Silvi, M. Venturi, A. Credi,* A. H. Flood, J. F. Stoddart
ChemPhysChem, 2005, 6, 2145-2152, DOI: 10.1002/cphc.200500295

100. Rotaxane-based molecular machines operated by photoinduced electron transfer
A. Credi,* B. Ferrer
Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2005, 77, 1051-1057, DOI: 10.1351/pac200577061051

99. Molecular nanotechnology. Towards artificial molecular machines and motors
V. Balzani, A. Credi,* F. Marchioni, S. Silvi, M. Venturi
in Emerging Applications of Radiation in Nanotechnology (IAEA-TECDOC-1438), 2005, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, 9-17, download pdf


2004

98. 
Dalle molecole ai sistemi supramolecolari. Dispositivi e macchine di dimensione nanometrica
V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. Venturi
in Nuova civiltà delle macchine, 2004, Rai-Eri, Roma, No. 4 (October/December), 30-45

97. Perché la chimica è importante, utile e bella
V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. Venturi
Il Chimico Italiano, 2004, No. 3, 13-20

96. Molecular devices and machines
V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. Venturi
Physics World, 2004, 17(11), 39-42

95. Macchine molecolari
V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. Venturi
in Enciclopedia del Novecento – Supplemento III, 2004, Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana Giovanni Treccani, Roma, Vol. XIII, 99-110

94. Viologen-calix[6]arene pseudorotaxanes. Ion-pair recognition and threading/dethreading molecular motions
A
. Credi,* S. Dumas, S. Silvi, M. Venturi, A. Arduini,* A. Pochini, A. Secchi
Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2004, 69, 5881-5887, DOI: 10.1021/jo0494127

93. Artificial molecular machines and motors
V. Balzani, A. Credi, F. Marchioni, S. Silvi, M. Venturi
Nanotec IT Newsletter, 2004, No. 1 (April), 21-27

92. From supramolecular electrochemistry to molecular-level devices
V. Balzani, A. Credi, B. Ferrer Ribera, M. Venturi*
Electrochimica Acta, 2004, 49, 3865-3872, DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2003.12.063

91. Molecular-level machines
V. Balzani, A. Credi
in Encyclopedia of Supramolecular Chemistry, 2004, J. L. Atwood, J. W. Steed (Eds.), Dekker, New York, 931-938

90. Rotaxane- and catenane-based molecular machines and motors
A. Credi,* R. Ballardini, V. Balzani, B. Ferrer, M. T. Gandolfi, S. Silvi, M. Venturi
in Foundations of Nanoscience: Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices, 2004, J. Rief (Ed.), ScienceTechnica, 240-250

89. Photochemical and electronic properties of conjugated bis(azo) compounds: an experimental and computational study
F. Cisnetti, R. Ballardini, A. Credi,* M. T. Gandolfi, S. Masiero, F. Negri,* S. Pieraccini, G. P. Spada
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2004, 10, 2011-2021, DOI: 10.1002/chem.200305590

88. A mechanically-interlocked bundle
J. Badjić, V. Balzani, A. Credi,* J. N. Lowe, S. Silvi, J. F. Stoddart*
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2004, 10, 1926-1935, DOI: 10.1002/chem.200305687

87. A molecular elevator
J. D. Badjić, V. Balzani, A. Credi,* S. Silvi, J. F. Stoddart*
Science, 2004, 303, 1845-1849, DOI: 10.1126/science.1094791
Highlights on Newspapers: Il Sole-24 Ore, 19 March 2004, p. 1 and 3; La Repubblica, 19 March 2004, p. 29 and Bologna-Cronaca, p. VII; Il Resto del Carlino-Bologna, 19 March 2004, p. I and V; Il Domani di Bologna, 19 March 2004, p. 1 and 10; F. Il Mattino, 19 March 2004, p. 14; The New York Times, 23 March 2004, p. D1; Forlì&Forlì, 25 March 2004, p. 3; Corriere della Sera, 28 March 2004, p. 29
Highlights on Magazines: New Scientist, 18 March 2004, p. 12; Chem. Eng. News, 22 March 2004, p. 10; TuttoScienzeTecnologia - La Stampa, 24 March 2004, p. 1; Panorama, 25 March 2004, p. 198; TuttoScienzeTecnologia - La Stampa, 31 March 2004, p. 2; Sette - Corriere della Sera, n. 14, 1 April 2004, p. 100; Le Scienze, n. 428, April 2004, p. 21; Venerdì - Repubblica, 9 April 2004, p. 88; Econerre, April 2004, p. 4; Macchina del Tempo, n. 5, May 2004, p. 18; Città e territorio Emilia Romagna, July 2004, p. 2; Chemistry Highlights 2004, Chem. Eng. News, 20 December 2004, p. 53; Focus, n. 170, December 2006, p. 55; La Settimana Enigmistica, n. 3911, 10 March 2007, p. 12

86. Polyvalent scaffolds. Counting the number of seats available for eosin guest molecules in viologen-based host dendrimers
F. Marchioni, M. Venturi,* A. Credi, V. Balzani,* M. Belohradsky, A. M. Elizarov, H.-R. Tseng, J. F. Stoddart*
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2004, 126, 568-573, DOI: 10.1021/ja037318m

85. Photochemical molecular devices
A. Credi
in Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2004, H. S. Nalwa (Ed.), American Scientific Publishers, Stevenson Ranch, Vol. 8, 527-548

84. Towards molecular photochemionics
M. Venturi,* V. Balzani, R. Ballardini, A. Credi, M. T. Gandolfi
International Journal of Photoenergy, 2004, 6, 1-10, DOI: 10.1155/S1110662X04000017


2003

83. 
Photochemistry of a dumbbell-shaped multicomponent system hosted inside the mesopores of Al/MCM-41 aluminosilicate. Generation of long-lived viologen radicals
M. Álvaro, B. Ferrer, H. García,* E. J. Palomares, V. Balzani, A. Credi,* M. Venturi, J. F. Stoddart,* S. Wenger
Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2003, 107, 14319-14325, DOI: 10.1021/jp034844r

82. Natural and artificial molecular machines for linear movements
V. Balzani,* R. Ballardini, A. Credi, M. T. Gandolfi, M. Venturi
in Ricordo di Alessandro Bertoluzza, 2003, CLUEB, Bologna, 49-60

81. Controlling multivalent interactions in triply threaded two-component superbundles
V. Balzani,* M. Clemente-Léon, A. Credi,* J. N. Lowe, J. Badjić, J. F. Stoddart,* D. J. Williams*
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2003, 9, 5348-5360, DOI: 10.1002/chem.200304979

80. Photochemionic devices
V. Balzani, P. Ceroni, A. Credi, M. Maestri, M. Venturi
Kemija u indistriji, 2003, 52, 535-543

79. Photochemical molecular devices based on pseudorotaxanes, rotaxanes and catenanes
A. Credi
in Handbook of Photochemistry and Photobiology, 2003, H. S. Nalwa (Ed.), American Scientific Publishers, Stevenson Ranch, Vol. 3, 319-353

78. Un futuro per la luminescenza: fotonica molecolare
V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. T. Gandolfi, M. Venturi, R. Ballardini
La Chimica e l’Industria, 2003, 85(7), 53-58

77. Photoactive pseudorotaxanes and rotaxanes as artificial molecular machines
M. Clemente-Léon, F. Marchioni, S. Silvi, A. Credi*
Synthetic Metals, 2003, 139, 773-777, DOI: 10.1016/S0379-6779(03)00328-X

76. Redox-induced ring shuttling and evidence for folded structures in long and flexible two-station rotaxanes
T. Yamamoto, H.-R. Tseng, J. F. Stoddart,* V. Balzani, A. Credi, F. Marchioni, M. Venturi*
Collection of Czechoslovak Chemical Communications, 2003, 68, 1488-1514, DOI: 10.1135/cccc20031488

75. Congegni e macchine a livello molecolare. Parte 2. Chimica supramolecolare
V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. Venturi
La Chimica e l’Industria, 2003, 85(5), 61-65

74. Congegni e macchine a livello molecolare. Parte 1. L’approccio «dal basso»
V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. Venturi
La Chimica e l’Industria, 2003, 85(4), 55-58

73. Light-powered molecular-scale machines
V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. Venturi
Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2003, 75, 541-547, DOI: 10.1351/pac200375050541

72. Extreme miniaturization: molecular-level devices and machines
V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. Venturi, A. Di Fabio
in Molecular Electronics: Bio-sensors and Bio-computers, 2003, L. Barsanti, V. Evangelista, P. Gualtieri, V. Passarelli, S. Vestri (Eds.), Kluwer, Dordrecht, 29-41

71. Molecular devices and machines - A journey into the nano world
V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. Venturi, 2003, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 1-494, DOI: 10.1002/3527601600
Reviews: F. Vögtle, C. A. Schalley, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 2331-2332; F. M. Raymo, ChemPhysChem, 2003, 4, 771; A. P. de Silva, ChemBioChem, 2003, 4, 663; T. R. Kelly, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 10191. Translations: chinese, japanese

70. Molecular logic circuits
V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. Venturi,ChemPhysChem, 2003, 3, 49-59, DOI: 10.1002/cphc.200390007
Highlight: ChemPhysChem 2004, 5, 3 (2nd most accessed ChemPhysChem article in 2003)


2002

69. 
The bottom-up approach to molecular-level devices and machines
V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. Venturi
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2002, 8, 5524-5532, DOI: 10.1002/1521-3765(20021216)8:24<5524::AID-CHEM5524>3.0.CO;2-J

68. Photoinduced electron transfer in a triad that can be assembled/disassembled by two different external inputs. Toward molecular-level electrical extension cables
R. Ballardini, V. Balzani,* M. Clemente-Léon, A. Credi, M. T. Gandolfi,* E. Ishow, J. Perkins, J. F. Stoddart,* H.-R. Tseng, S. Wenger
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2002, 124, 12786-12795, DOI: 10.1021/ja025813x
Highlight: Chem. Eng. News, 21 October 2002, 17

67. Nanomacchine azionate dalla luce
V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. Venturi
Le Scienze Dossier “Nanotecnologie”, 2002, No. 11, 83-87

66. Controlled disassembling of self-assembling systems: toward artificial molecular-level devices and machines
V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. Venturi
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A., 2002, 99, 4814-4817, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.022631599

65. Ferrocene-containing carbohydrate dendrimers
P. R. Ashton, V. Balzani, M. Clemente-León, B. Colonna, A. Credi,* N. Jayaraman, F. M. Raymo,* J. F. Stoddart, M. Venturi
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2002, 8, 673-684, DOI: 10.1002/1521-3765(20020201)8:3<673::AID-CHEM673>3.0.CO;2-D


Publications 2002 - 2005



2001

64. 
Artificial molecular-level machines
V. Balzani,* A. Credi
The Chemical Record, 2001, 1, 422-435, DOI: 10.1002/tcr.10001

63. Artificial molecular-level machines with [Ru(bpy)3]2+ as a “light-fueled motor”
R. Ballardini, V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. T. Gandolfi, M. Venturi
International Journal of Photoenergy, 2001, 3, 63-77

62. Artificial molecular-level machines. Dethreading-rethreading of a pseudorotaxane powered exclusively by light energy
V. Balzani,* A. Credi, F. Marchioni, J. F. Stoddart
Chemical Communications, 2001, 1860-1861, DOI: 10.1039/b105160c
Highlight: Science 2001, 293, 217

61. Spectroscopic and electrochemical properties of catenanes containing the 2,7-diazapyrenium unit
V. Balzani,* A. Credi, S. J. Langford, A. Prodi, J. F. Stoddart, M. Venturi
Supramolecular Chemistry, 2001, 13, 303-311, DOI: 10.1080/10610270108027485

60. Artificial molecular-level machines: which energy to make them work?
R. Ballardini, V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. T. Gandolfi, M. Venturi
Accounts of Chemical Research, 2001, 34, 445-455, DOI: 10.1021/ar000170g

59. Electron transfer processes in pseudorotaxanes
V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. Venturi
in Electron Transfer in Chemistry, 2001, V. Balzani (Ed.), Wiley-VCH, 2001, Volume 3, Part II, Ch. 6, 501-538, DOI: 10.1002/9783527618248.ch43

58. Molecular-level artificial machines based on photoinduced electron-transfer processes
R. Ballardini, V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. T. Gandolfi, M. Venturi
Structure and Bonding, 2001, 99, 163-188

57. Dual mode “co-conformational” switching in catenanes incorporating bipyridinium and dialkylammonium recognition sites
P. R. Ashton, V. Baldoni, V. Balzani,* A. Credi, H. D. A. Hoffmann, M.-V. Martínez-Díaz, F. M. Raymo, J. F. Stoddart,* M. Venturi
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2001, 7, 3482-3493, DOI: 10.1002/1521-3765(20010817)7:16<3482::AID-CHEM3482>3.0.CO;2-G

56. Controlled dethreading/rethreading of a scorpion-like pseudorotaxane and a related macrobicyclic self-complexing system
V. Balzani,* P. Ceroni, A. Credi, M. Gòmez-Lòpez, C. Hamers, J. F. Stoddart,* R. Wolf
New Journal of Chemistry, 2001, 25, 25-31, DOI: 10.1039/b004934o


2000

55. 
Molecular-level devices and machines
V. Balzani, R. Ballardini, A. Credi, M. T. Gandolfi, M. Venturi
La Chimica e l'Industria, 2000, 82, 397-404

54. A photochemically driven molecular-level abacus
P. R. Ashton, R. Ballardini, V. Balzani,* A. Credi, R. Dress, E. Ishow, C. J. Kleverlaan, O. Kocian, J. A. Preece, N. Spencer, J. F. Stoddart,* M. Venturi, S. Wenger
Chemistry - A European Journal, 2000, 6, 3558-3574, DOI: 10.1002/1521-3765(20001002)6:19<3558::AID-CHEM3558>3.0.CO;2-M

53. Molecular-level devices
V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. Venturi
in Stimulating Concepts in Chemistry, 2000, F. Vögtle, J. F. Stoddart, M. Shibasaki (Eds.), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 255-266, DOI: 10.1002/3527605746.ch17

52. Artificial molecular machines
V. Balzani,* A. Credi, F. M. Raymo, J. F. Stoddart*
Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 2000, 39, 3348-3391, DOI: 10.1002/1521-3773(20001002)39:19<3348::AID-ANIE3348>3.0.CO;2-X

51. Constructing molecular machinery: a chemically-switchable [2]catenane
V. Balzani,* A. Credi, S. J. Langford, F. M. Raymo, J. F. Stoddart,* M. Venturi
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2000, 122, 3542-3543, DOI: 10.1021/ja994454b
Highlights: Science 2000288, 402; Chem. Ind., 7 August 2000, 507

50. Devices and machines at the molecular level
M. Venturi, A. Credi, V. Balzani
AIP Conference Proceedings, 2000, 544, 489-494, DOI: 10.1063/1.1342560

49. Template-directed syntheses, spectroscopic properties, and electrochemical behavior of [n]catenanes
P. R. Ashton, V. Baldoni, V. Balzani,* C. G. Claessens, A. Credi, H. D. A. Hoffmann, F. M. Raymo, J. F. Stoddart,* M. Venturi,* A. J. P. White, D. J. Williams*
European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2000, 1121-1130, DOI: 10.1002/1099-0690(200004)2000:7<1121::AID-EJOC1121>3.0.CO;2-3

48. The electrochemically driven decomplexation/recomplexation of inclusion adducts of ferrocene derivatives with an electron-accepting receptor
V. Balzani,* J. Becher,* A. Credi, M. B. Nielsen, F. M. Raymo, J. F. Stoddart,* A. M. Talarico, M. Venturi*
Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2000, 65, 1947-1956, DOI: 10.1021/jo991467z

47. Switching of pseudorotaxanes and catenanes incorporating a tetrathiafulvalene unit by redox and chemical inputs
V. Balzani,* A. Credi, G. Mattersteig, O. A. Matthews, F. M. Raymo, J. F. Stoddart,* M. Venturi,* A. J. P. White, D. J. Williams*
Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2000, 65, 1924-1936, DOI: 10.1021/jo991781t


1999

46. 
Dendrimers with a photoactive and redox-active [Ru(bpy)3]2+-type core: photophysical properties, electrochemical behavior, and excited-state electron-transfer reactions
F. Vögtle,* M. Plevoets, M. Nieger, G. C. Azzellini, A. Credi, L. De Cola,* V. De Marchis, M. Venturi, V. Balzani*
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 1999, 121, 6290-6298, DOI: 10.1021/ja990430t

45. Absorption and emission properties of di- and trinuclear Ruthenium(II) rack-type complexes
P. Ceroni, A. Credi, V. Balzani,* S. Campagna,* G. S. Hanan, C. R. Arana, J.-M. Lehn*
European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 1999, 1409-1414, DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-0682(199909)1999:9<1409::AID-EJIC1409>3.0.CO;2-C

44. Pseudorotaxanes and catenanes containing a redox-active unit derived from tetrathiafulvalene
M. Asakawa, P. R. Ashton, V. Balzani,* S. E. Boyd, A. Credi, G. Mattersteig, S. Menzer, M. Montalti, F. M. Raymo, C. Ruffilli, J. F. Stoddart,* M. Venturi, D. J. Williams*
European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 1999, 985-994, DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-0690(199905)1999:5<985::AID-EJOC985>3.0.CO;2-O

43. Pseudorotaxanes, rotaxanes and catenanes as molecular-level mechanical machines
V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. T. Gandolfi, M. Venturi, R. Ballardini
Rendiconti dell'Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, 1999, 26, 31-43

42. Electrochemistry of coordination compounds: an extended view
M. Venturi,* A. Credi, V. Balzani
Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 1999, 185-186, 233-256, DOI: 10.1016/S0010-8545(98)00271-9

41. A three-pole supramolecular switch
P. R. Ashton, V. Balzani,* J. Becher, A. Credi, M. C. T. Fyfe, G. Mattersteig, S. Menzer, M. B. Nielsen, J. F. Stoddart,* M. Venturi,* D. J. Williams*
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 1999, 121, 3951-3957, DOI: 10.1021/ja984341c
Highlight: Chem. Ind., 19 July 1999, 559

40. Molecular-level devices
V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. Venturi
in Supramolecular Chemistry: Where It Is And Where It Is Going, 1999, R. Ungaro, E. Dalcanale (Eds.), Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1-22

39. A molecular-level plug/socket system: electronic energy transfer from a binaphthyl unit incorporated into a crown ether to an anthracenyl unit linked to an ammonium ion
E. Ishow, A. Credi, V. Balzani,* F. Spadola, L. Mandolini*
Chemistry - A European Journal, 1999, 5, 984-989, DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-3765(19990301)5:3<984::AID-CHEM984>3.0.CO;2-T

38. Photoactive azobenzene-containing supramolecular complexes and related interlocked molecular compounds
M. Asakawa, P. R. Ashton, V. Balzani,* C. L. Brown, A. Credi, S. Menzer, S. P. Newton, F. M. Raymo, A. N. Shipway, N. Spencer, A. Quick, J. F. Stoddart,* A. J. P. White, D. J. Williams*
Chemistry - A European Journal, 1999, 5, 860-875, DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-3765(19990301)5:3<860::AID-CHEM860>3.0.CO;2-K


1998

37. 
From supramolecular photochemistry to photochemical molecular devices
V. Balzani, A. Credi, L. De Cola
Rendiconti dell'Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, 1998, 24, 261-279

36. Acid-base controllable molecular shuttles
P. R. Ashton, R. Ballardini, V. Balzani,* I. Baxter, A. Credi, M. C. T. Fyfe, M. T. Gandolfi, M. Gómez–López, M. V. Martinez-Dìaz, A. Piersanti, N. Spencer, J. F. Stoddart,* M. Venturi, A. J. P. White, D. J. Williams*
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 1998, 120, 11932-11942, DOI: 10.1021/ja982167m
Highlight: Scientific Computing World, Feb/Mar 1999, 11

35. Simple molecular-level machines. Interchange between different threads in pseudorotaxanes
A. Credi, M. Montalti, V. Balzani,* S. J. Langford, F. M. Raymo, J. F. Stoddart
New Journal of Chemistry, 1998, 22, 1061-1065, DOI: 10.1039/a804787a

34. Macchine molecolari azionate dalla luce
V. Balzani, A. Credi
Le Scienze, 1998, No. 364, 76-81

33. Ru(II)-polypyridine complexes covalently linked to electron acceptors as wires for light-driven pseudorotaxane-type molecular machines
P. R. Ashton, R. Ballardini,* V. Balzani,* E. C. Constable, A. Credi, O. Kocian, S. J. Langford, J. A. Preece, L. Prodi, E. R. Schofield, N. Spencer, J. F. Stoddart,* S. Wenger
Chemistry - A European Journal, 1998, 4, 2413-2422, DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-3765(19981204)4:12<2413::AID-CHEM2413>3.3.CO;2-1

32. Aggregation of self-assembling branched [n]rotaxanes
D. B. Amabilino, M. Asakawa, P. R. Ashton, R. Ballardini, V. Balzani, M. Belohradsky, A. Credi, M. Higuchi, F. M. Raymo, T. Shimizu, J. F. Stoddart,* M. Venturi, K. Yase
New Journal of Chemistry, 1998, 22, 959-972, DOI: 10.1039/a802784f

31. Oligocatenanes made to order
D. B. Amabilino, P. R. Ashton, V. Balzani,* S. E. Boyd, A. Credi, J. Y. Lee, S. Menzer, J. F. Stoddart,* M. Venturi, D. J. Williams*
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 1998, 120, 4295-4307, DOI: 10.1021/ja9720873

30. Diastereoselective formation and photophysical behavior of a chiral Copper(I) phenanthroline complex
E. C. Riesgo, A. Credi, L. De Cola,* R. P. Thummel*
Inorganic Chemistry, 1998, 37, 2145-2149, DOI: 10.1021/ic971267a

29. Cyclophanes and [2]catenanes as ligands for transition metal complexes: synthesis, structure, absorption spectra, and excited state and electrochemical properties
P. R. Ashton, V. Balzani,* A. Credi, O. Kocian, D. Pasini, L. Prodi, N. Spencer, J. F. Stoddart,* M. S. Tolley, M. Venturi, A. J. P. White, D. J. Williams*
Chemistry - A European Journal, 1998, 4, 590-607, DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-3765(19980416)4:4<590::AID-CHEM590>3.0.CO;2-C
Highlight: Chemtracts - Inorganic Chemistry 1999, 12, 322-329

28. Photoredox pathways for the polymerization of pyrrole–substituted Ruthenium tris(bipyridyl) complex
A. Deronzier,* P. Jardon, A. Martre, J.-C. Moutet, C. Santato, V. Balzani, A. Credi, F. Paolucci, S. Roffia
New Journal of Chemistry, 1998, 22, 33-37, DOI: 10.1039/a706749f

27. Photochemistry and photophysics of coordination compounds: an extended view
V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. Venturi
Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 1998, 171, 3-16, DOI: 10.1016/S0010-8545(98)00019-8

26. A chemically and electrochemically switchable [2]catenane incorporating a tetrathiafulvalene unit
M. Asakawa, P. R. Ashton, V. Balzani,* A. Credi, C. Hamers, G. Mattersteig, M. Montalti, A. N. Shipway, N. Spencer, J. F. Stoddart,* M. S. Tolley, M. Venturi,* A. J. P. White, D. J. Williams*
Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 1998, 37, 333-337, DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-3773(19980216)37:3<333::AID-ANIE333>3.0.CO;2-P

25. The synthesis and spectroscopic properties of a [2]catenane incorporating an anthracene chromophoric unit
R. Ballardini, V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. T. Gandolfi, D. Marquis, L. Pérez-Garcìa, J. F. Stoddart*
European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 1998, 1, 81-89, DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-0690(199801)1998:1<81::AID-EJOC81>3.0.CO;2-P

24. From observed to corrected luminescence intensity of solution systems: an easy-to-apply correction method for standard spectrofluorimeters
A. Credi, L. Prodi*
Spectrochimica Acta Part A, 1998, 54, 159-170, DOI: 10.1016/S1386-1425(97)00224-2


1997

23. 
Luminescent and redox-active Iridium(III)-cyclometallated compounds with terdentate ligands
A. Mamo,* I. Stefio, M. F. Parisi, A. Credi, M. Venturi, C. Di Pietro, S. Campagna*
Inorganic Chemistry, 1997, 36, 5947-5950, DOI: 10.1021/ic970791e

22. Photoprocesses
V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. Venturi
Current Opinion in Chemical Biology, 1997, 1, 506-513, DOI: 10.1016/S1367-5931(97)80045-2

21. Controlling catenations, properties and relative ring component movements in catenanes with aromatic fluorine substituents
R. Ballardini, V. Balzani,* A. Credi, C. L. Brown, R. E. Gillard, M. Montalti, D. Philp, J. F. Stoddart,* M. Venturi, A. J. P. White, B. J. Williams, D. J. Williams*
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 1997, 119, 12503-12513, DOI: 10.1021/ja970640a

20. Electrochemically induced molecular motions in pseudorotaxanes. A case of a dual mode (oxidative and reductive) dethreading
M. Asakawa, P. R. Ashton, V. Balzani,* A. Credi, G. Mattersteig, O. A. Matthews, M. Montalti, N. Spencer, J. F. Stoddart,* M. Venturi*
Chemistry - A European Journal, 1997, 3, 1992-1996, DOI: 10.1002/chem.19970031214

19. Chemistry and light part 4. Light and information: molecular machines, molecular electronics, and molecular logic
V. Balzani, A. Credi, F. Scandola
La Chimica e l'Industria, 1997, 79, 751-759

18. Polynuclear metal complexes of nanometer size. a versatile synthetic strategy leading to luminescent and redox-active dendrimers made of an Osmium(II)-based core and Ruthenium(II)-based units in the branches
S. Serroni,* A. Juris,* M. Venturi,* S. Campagna, I. Resino Resino, G. Denti, A. Credi, V. Balzani
Journal of Materials Chemistry, 1997, 7, 1227-1236, DOI: 10.1039/a700426e

17. Logic operations at the molecular level. An XOR gate based on a molecular machine
A. Credi, V. Balzani,* S. J. Langford, J. F. Stoddart
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 1997, 119, 2679-2681, DOI: 10.1021/ja963572l
Highlights: New Scientist, no. 2093, 32-25; Chem. Ind., 19 July 1999, 178-183; Chem. Eng. News, 1 May 2000, 12; Nature 2000, 406, 118-120

16. Chiroptical absorption and luminescence spectra of a dissymmetric Osmium(II)-polypyridyl complex containing an optically active bisbipyridine-type ligand of well-defined structural chirality
K. E. Gunde, A. Credi, E. Jandrasics, A. von Zelewsky, F. S. Richardson*
Inorganic Chemistry, 1997, 36, 426-434, DOI: 10.1021/ic9609012

15. Simple mechanical molecular and supramolecular machines: photochemical and electrochemical control of switching processes
P. R. Ashton, R. Ballardini, V. Balzani,* S. E. Boyd, A. Credi, M. T. Gandolfi, M. Gómez-López, S. Iqbal, D. Philp, J. A. Preece, L. Prodi, H. G. Ricketts, J. F. Stoddart,* M. S. Tolley, M. Venturi, A. J. P. White, D. J. Williams
Chemistry - A European Journal, 1997, 3, 152-170, DOI: 10.1002/chem.19970030123


1996

14. Chemistry and light part 3. Light and information: sensors and photochromic systems
V. Balzani, A. Credi, F. Scandola
La Chimica e l'Industria, 1996, 78, 1221-1231

13. Self-assembly of [n]rotaxanes bearing dendritic stoppers
D. B. Amabilino, P. R. Ashton, V. Balzani, C. L. Brown, A. Credi, J. M. J. Fréchet, J. W. Leon, F. M. Raymo, N. Spencer, J. F. Stoddart,* M. Venturi
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 1996, 118, 12012-12020, DOI: 10.1021/ja962113h

12. Correction of luminescence intensity measurements in solution: a simple method for standard spectrofluorimeters
A. Credi, L. Prodi
EPA Newsletter, 1996, No. 58 (November), 50-59 (contents)

11. Supramolecular photochemistry: recent advances
V. Balzani, A. Credi, N. Armaroli
in Physical Supramolecular Chemistry, 1996, L. Echegoyen, A. E. Kaifer (Eds.), Kluwer, Dordrecht, 163-177

10. Mechanical molecular machines
R. Ballardini, V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. T. Gandolfi, L. Prodi, M. Venturi*
Proceedings of the 2nd National Joint Congress SIRR–GIR, 1996, G. Spadaro (Ed.), 201-205

9. Linear tris-terpyridines and their trinuclear Ru(II) complexes: synthesis, absorption spectra, and excited state properties
B. Hasenknopf, J. Hall, J.-M. Lehn, V. Balzani, A. Credi, S. Campagna
New Journal of Chemistry, 1996, 20, 725-730

8. Simple molecular machines: chemically driven unthreading and rethreading of a [2]pseudorotaxane
R. Ballardini, V. Balzani, A. Credi, M. T. Gandolfi, S. J. Langford, S. Menzer, L. Prodi, J. F. Stoddart,* M. Venturi, D. J. Williams
Angewandte Chemie, International Edition in English, 1996, 35, 978-981, DOI: 10.1002/anie.199609781
Highlight: Chem. Eng. News, 8 July 1996, 26-30


1995

7. Catenanes, rotaxanes and pseudorotaxanes
L. Prodi, A. Credi, M. T. Gandolfi, R. Ballardini, M. Venturi, V. Balzani
in Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry in Italy, 1995, G. Savelli (Ed.), University of Perugia, 143-149

6. Molecular meccano. 4. The self-assembly of [2]catenanes incorporating photoactive and electroactive π-extended systems
P. R. Ashton, R. Ballardini,* V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. T. Gandolfi, S. Menzer, L. Pérez–García, L. Prodi, J. F. Stoddart,* M. Venturi, A. J. P. White, D. J. Williams*
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 1995, 117, 11171-11197, DOI: 10.1021/ja00150a015

5. Photophysical properties of a dinuclear rack–type Ru(II) complex and of its components
A. Credi, V. Balzani,* S. Campagna, G. S. Hanan, C. R. Arana, J.-M. Lehn*
Chemical Physics Letters, 1995, 243, 102-107, DOI: 10.1016/0009-2614(95)00817-N

4. Artificial devices for light harvesting and charge separation
V. Balzani, A. Credi, F. Scandola
Médecine, Biologie, Environnement, 1995, 23, 22-35

3. Photochemical, photophysical and electrochemical properties of a photoisomerizable cyclophane and its [2]catenanes with aromatic crown ethers
R. Ballardini, V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. T. Gandolfi, L. Prodi, M. Venturi, L. Pérez-García, J. F. Stoddart*
Gazzetta Chimica Italiana, 1995, 125, 353-359


1994

2. Supramolecular photochemistry and photophysics. Energy-conversion and information-processing devices based on transition metal complexes
V. Balzani, A. Credi, F. Scandola
in Transition Metal Ions in Supramolecular Chemistry, 1994, L. Fabbrizzi, A. Poggi (Eds.), Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1-32

1. Supramolecular photochemistry and photophysics. A cylindrical macrotricyclic receptor and its adducts with protons, ammonium ions, and a Pt(II) complex
R. Ballardini, V. Balzani,* A. Credi, M. T. Gandolfi, F. Kotzyba-Hibert, J.-M. Lehn,* L. Prodi
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 1994, 116, 5741-5746, DOI: 10.1021/ja00092a026


1994 - 2001: The early years

with Vincenzo Balzani