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Independent Research at ISU:

(*Denotes corresponding author)


60. Nan H., Zhang C., Venkatesh A., Rossini A.J., Anderson J.L.* Argentation gas chromatography revisited: Separation of light olefin/paraffin mixtures using silver-based ionic liquid stationary phases, J. Chromatogr. A, 2017,

59. Venkatesh A., Hanrahan M.P., Rossini A.J.* Proton Detection of MAS Solid-State NMR Spectra of Half-Integer Quadrupolar Nuclei, Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, 2017, In Press,

58. 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 Letters, 2017, 2, 906-914, DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.6b00674.


57. Perras F.A., Venkatesh A., Hanrahan M.P., Goh T.W., Huang W., Rossini A.J., Pruski M.* Indirect Detection of Infinite-Speed MAS Solid-State NMR Spectra, J. Magn. Reson., 2017, 276, 95-102, DOI:10.1016/j.jmr.2017.01.010. (Cover Article)

56. Nelson N.C., Boote B.W., Rossini A.J., Smith E.A., Slowing I.I.* Transfer Hydrogenation Activity over Sodium-Modified Ceria: Enrichment of Redox Sites Active for Alcohol Dehydrogenation, J. Catal., 2017, 346, 180-187, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2016.12.018.


55. Hirsh D.A., Rossini A.J.,* Emlsey L., Schurko R.W.,* 35Cl Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Solid-State NMR of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2016, 18, 25893-25904, DOI: 10.1039/C6CP04353D.

54. Rossini A.J.,* Hanrahan M.P., Thuo M., Rapid Acquisition of Wideline MAS Solid-state NMR Spectra with Fast MAS, Proton Detection, and Dipolar HMQC Pulse Sequences, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2016, 18, 25284-25295, DOI: 10.1039/C6CP04279A.

53. Rosales B.A., Men L., Cady S.D., Hanrahan M.P., Rossini A.J., Vela J.*, Persistent Dopants and Amorphous Phases in Organolead Halide Perovskites, Chemistry of Materials, 2016, 28 , 6848-6859, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b01874.

Prior to Joining ISU (Post-Doc, PhD and Undergraduate):

52. Pinon A.C., Schlagnitweit J., Berruyer P., Rossini A.J., Lelli M., Socie E., Tang M., Pham T.N., Lesage A., Schantz S. and Lyndon Emsley. Measuring Nano to Micro Structures From Relayed DNP NMR, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.

51. Kumar A., Walder B.J., Aslam K.M., Hofstetter A., Bhuvanesh S., Rossini A.J., Scrivener K., Emsley L., Bowen P. The Atomic-Level Structure of Cementitious Calcium Silicate Hydrate, J. Phys. Chem. C., 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b02439.

50. Delley M.F., Lapadula G., Nunez-Zarur F., Comas-Vives A., Kalendra V., Jeschke G., Baabe D., Walter M.D., Rossini A.J., Lesage A., Emsley L., Maury O. and Copéret C. Local Structures and Heterogeneity of Silica-Supported M(III) Sites Evidenced by EPR, IR, NMR and Luminescence Spectroscopies, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b02179.

49. Yarava J.R., Chaudhari S.R., Rossini A.J., Lesage A., Emsley L. Solvent Suppression in DNP Enhanced Solid State NMR, J. Magn. Reson., 2017, 277, 149–153, DOI:10.1016/j.jmr.2017.02.016.

48. Ji X., Bornet A., Vuichod B., Milani J., Gajan D., Rossini A.J., Emsley L., Bodenhausen G., Jannin S. Transportable Hyperpolarized Metabolites, Nature Communications, 2017, Article 13975, DOI:10.1038/ncomms13975.

47. Alphazan T., Mathey L., Schwarzwälder M., Lin T.-H., Rossini A.J., Wischert R., Enyedi V., Fontaine H., Veillerot M., Lesage A., Emsley L., Veyre L., Martin F., Thieuleux C., Copéret C., Monolayer Doping of Silicon through Grafting a Tailored Molecular Phosphorus Precursor onto Oxide-Passivated Silicon Surfaces, Chemistry of Materials, 2016, 28, 3634–3640.

46. Wolf P., Valla M., , Núñez-Zarur F., Comas-Vives A., Rossini A.J., Firth C., Kallas H., Lesage A., Emsley L., Copéret C., Hermans I. Correlating Synthetic Methods, Morphology, Atomic-Level Structure and Catalytic Activity of Sn-β Catalysts, ACS Catalysis, 2016, 6, 4047–4063.

45. Leclaire J., Poisson G., Ziarelli F., Pepe G., Fotiadu F., Paruzzo F.M., Rossini A.J., Dumez J.-N., Elena-Herrmann B. and Emsley L. Structure Elucidation of a Complex CO2-based Organic Framework Material by NMR Crystallography, Chemical Science, 2016, 7, 4379-4390.

44. Kubicki D.J., Casano G., Schwarzwälder M., Abel S., Sauvée C., Ganesan K., Yulikov M., Rossini A.J., Jeschke G., Copéret C., Lesage A., Tordo P., Ouari O., Emsley L., Rational Design of Dinitroxide Biradicals for Efficient Cross-Effect Dynamic Nuclear Polarization, Chemical Science, 2016, 7, 550-558.

43. Lelli M., Chaudari S., Gajan D., Casano G., Rossini A.J., Ouari O., Tordo P., Lesage A., Emsley L. Solid-State Dynamic Nuclear Polarization at 9.4 and 18.8 T from 100 K to Room Temperature, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 14558–14561.

42. Piveteau L., Ong T.-C., Rossini A.J., Emsley L., Copéret C., Kovalenko M.K. The Structure of Colloidal Quantum Dots from Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Surface Enhanced NMR Spectroscopy, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 13964–13971.
41. Pinon A.C., Rossini A.J., Widdifield C.M., Gajan D., and Emsley L. Polymorphs of Theophylline Characterized by DNP Enhanced Solid-State NMR, Mol. Pharm., 2015, 12, 4146–4153.

40. Rossini A.J., Schlagnitweit J., Lesage A., and Emsley L. High-Resolution NMR of Hydrogen in Organic Solids by DNP Enhanced Natural Abundance Deuterium Spectroscopy, J. Magn. Reson., 2015, 259, 192-198.

39. Valla M., Rossini A.J., Caillot M., Chizallet C., Raybaud P., Digne M., Chaumonnot A., Lesage A., Emsley L., van Bokhoven J.A., and Copéret C. Atomic Description of the Interface Between Silica and Alumina in Aluminosilicates Through Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Surface-Enhanced NMR Spectroscopy and First-Principles Calculations, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 10710-10719.

38. Sangodkar R.P., Smith B.J., Gajan D., Rossini A.J., Roberts L.R., Funkhouser G.P., Lesage A., Emsley L., Chmelka B.F. Influences of Dilute Organic Adsorbates on the Hydration of Low-Surface-Area Silicates, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 8096-8112.

37. D'Elia V., Dong H., Rossini A.J., Widdifield C.M., Vummaleti S.V.C., Minenkov Y., Poater A., Abou-Hamad E., Pelletier J.D.A., Cavallo L., Emsley L., and Basset J.-M. Cooperative Effect by Monopodal Surface Niobium Complexes Enhancing Cyclic Carbonate Production, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 7728-7739.

36. Protesescu L., Nachtegaal M., Voznyy O., Borovinskaya O., Rossini A.J., Emsley L., Coperet C., Günther D., Sargent E.H., Kovalenko M.V. Atomistic Description of Thiostannate-Capped CdSe nanocrystals: Retention of Four-coordinate SnS4 motif and Preservation of Cd-rich Stoichiometry, J. Am. Chem. Soc.,2015, 137, 1862-1874.

35. Kubicki D.J., Rossini A.J., Purea A., Zagdoun A., Ouari O., Tordo P., Engelke F., Lesage A., Emsley L. Amplifying Dynamic Nuclear Polarization of Frozen Solutions by Incorporating Dielectric Particles, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 135, 15711-15718.

34. Segal-Peretz T., Jahnke J.P., Berenson A., Neeman L., Oron D., Rossini A.J., Chmelka B.F., Gitt F.L. Understanding and Promoting Molecular Interactions and Charge Transfer in Dye-Mediated Hybrid Photovoltaic Materials, J. Phys. Chem. C., 2014, 118, 25374-25391.
33. Rossini A.J., Hildebrand M.P., Hazendonk P.A., Schurko R.W. Multinuclear Solid-State NMR Studies of Polymer-Supported Scandium Triflate Catalysts, J. Phys. Chem. C., 2014, 118, 22649-22662.
32. Wolf P., Valla M., Rossini A.J., Comas-Vives A., Núñez-Zarur F., Malaman B., Lesage A., Emsley L., Copéret C., Hermans I. Spectral Signatures of the Active Sites in Sn–β Zeolite, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 10179-10183.

31. Conley M.P., Rossini A.J., Vives A.C., Valla M., Cassano G., Ouari O., Tordo P., Lesage A., Emsley L., Copéret C. Silica Surface Reorganization During Organotin Grafting Evidenced by 119Sn DNP SENS: A Tandem Reaction of gem-silanols and Strained Siloxane Bridges, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014, 16, 17822-17827.
30. Lelli M., Rossini A.J., Ouari O., Tordo P., Lesage A., Emsley L. Hydrophobic Radicals Embedded in Neutral Surfactants for Dynamic Nuclear Polarization of Aqueous Environments at 9.4 Tesla, Chem. Comm., 2014, 50, 10198-10201.
29. Rossini A.J., Emsley L., O’Dell L.A. Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Enhanced 14N Overtone Spectroscopy, Phys.Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014, 16, 12890-12899.

28. Protesescu L., Rossini A.J., Kriegner D., Valla M., Reiss P., de Kargommeaux A., Walter M., Kravchyk K., Nachtegaal M., Stangl J., Malaman B., Lesage A., Emsley L., Coperet C., Kovalenko M. Unraveling the Core-Shell Structure of Organic and Inorganic Passivated Sn/SnOx Nanoparticles by Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Surface Enhanced NMR, Mossbauer and X-ray Absorption Spectroscopies, ACS Nano, 2014, 8, 2639-2648.
27. Rossini A.J., Widdifield C.M., Zagdoun A., Lelli M., Schwarzwälder M., Copéret C., Lesage A., Emsley L. DNP Enhanced NMR Spectroscopy for Pharmaceutical Formulations, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 2324-2334.

26. Samantaray M.K., Callens E., Abou-Hamad E., Rossini A.J., Widdifield C.M., Dey R., Emsley L. and Basset J.M. WMe6 Tamed by Silica: Efficient Well-Defined Catalyst ≡Si-O-WMe5 for Alkane metathesis: Synthesis and Identification of Supported W-Methylidyne Species, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 1054-1061.

25. Ferrara C., Tealdi C., Pedone A., Menziani C., Rossini A.J., Pintacuda G., Mustarelli P., Local versus average structure in LaSrAl3O7: a NMR and DFT investigation. J. Phys. Chem. C,2013, 117, 23451-23458.
24. Gajan D., Schwarzwälder M., Conley M.P., Gruening W., Rossini A.J.; Zagdoun A., Lelli M.,Yulikov M., Jeschke G., Sauvée C., Ouari O., Tordo P., Veyre L., Lesage A., Thieuleux C., Emsley L., Copéret, Christophe. Solid-phase DNP Polarizing Matrices from Homogeneously Distributed Radicals in Mesostructured Hybrid Silica Materials, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 15459-15466.

23. Conley M.P., Drost R.M., Baffert M., Gajan D., Elsevier C., Franks W.T., Oschkinat H., Veyre L., Zagdoun A., Rossini A.J., Lelli M., Casano G., Ouari O., Tordo P., Lesage A., Emsley L., Copéret C., Thieuleux C., A well-defined Pd-hybrid material for the Z-selective semi-hydrogenation of alkynes characterized at the molecular level by DNP SENS, Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 12234-12238.
22. Zagdoun A., Casano G., Ouari O., Schwarzwälder M., Rossini A.J., Aussenac F., Yulikov M., Jeschke G., Copéret C., Lesage A., Tordo P., Emsley L. Design of Nitroxide Biradicals Providing Efficient Dynamic Nuclear Polarization at Temperatures up to 200 Kelvin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 12790-12797.
21. Rossini A.J., Zagdoun A., Lelli M., Lesage A., Copéret C., Emsley L. Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Surface Enhanced NMR Spectroscopy, Acc. Chem. Res., 2013, 46, 1942-1951. (Special Issue on Solid-state NMR)

20. Grüning W.R., Rossini A.J., Gajan D., Lesage A., Emsley L., Copéret C. Molecular-Level Characterization of the Structure and the Surface Chemistry of Periodic Mesoporous Organosilicates by DNP-Surface Enhanced NMR Spectroscopy, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 13270-13274.
19. Rossini A.J., Macgregor A.W., Smith A.S., Schatte G., Schurko R.W., Briand G.G. Structural Variation in Ethylenediamine and -Diphosphine Adducts of (2,6-Me2C6H3S)2Pb: A Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction and 207Pb Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy Study, Dalton. Trans., 2013, 42, 9533-9546
18. Sun M., Abou-Hamad E., Rossini A.J., Zhang J., Lesage A., Zhu H., Pelletier J., Emsley L., Caps V. and Basset J.-M. Methane Reacts with Heteropolyacids Chemisorbed on Silica to Produce Acetic Acid under Soft Conditions, J. Am. Chem. Soc.,2013, 135, 804-810.
17. Zagdoun A., Rossini A.J., Conley M.P., Grüning W., Schwarzwälder M., Franks T.W., Oschkinat H., Copéret C., Lesage A., Emsley L. Improved DNP Surface Enhanced NMR Spectroscopy through Controlled Incorporation of Deuterated Functionalities, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52,1222-1225.
16. Rossini A.J., Zagdoun A., Hegner F.S., Schwarzwälder M., Gajan D., Copéret C., Lesage A., Emsley L. Dynamic Nuclear Polarization NMR Spectroscopy of Microcrystalline Solids, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 16899-16908. (JACS Spotlight, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 17840-17841.)

15. Macdonald C.L.B., Bandyopadhyay R., Cooper, B.F.T, Friedl W., Rossini A.J., Schurko R.W., Eichhorn S., Herber R. Experimental and Computational Insights Into the Stabilization of Low-Valent Main Group Elements Using Crown Ethers and Related Ligands, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 4432-4345.
14. Zagdoun A., Casano G., Ouari O., Lapadula G., Rossini A.J., Lelli M., Baffert M., Gajan D., Veyre L., Maas W.E., Rosay M., Weber R.T., Thieuleux C., Copéret C., Lesage A., Tordo P., Emsley L. A Slowly Relaxing Rigid Biradical for Efficient DNP Surface Enhanced NMR Spectroscopy: Expeditious Characterization of Functional Group Manipulation in Hybrid Materials, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 2248-2291.
13. Vitzthum V., Miéville P., Carnevale D., Caporini M.A., Gajan D., Copéret C., Lelli M., Zagdoun A., Rossini A.J., Lesage A., Emsley L. and Bodenhausen G. Dynamic Nuclear Polarization of Quadrupolar Nuclei Using Cross Polarization from Protons: Surface-Enhanced Aluminum-27 NMR, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 1988-1990.
12. Rossini A.J., Zagdoun A., Lelli M., Canivet J., Aguado S., Ouari O., Tordo P., Rosay M., Maas W.E., Copéret C., Farrusseng D., Emsley L., Lesage A. Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Enhanced Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy of Functionalized Metal-Organic Frameworks, Angew. Chem-Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 123-127.

11. Zagdoun A., Rossini A.J., Gajan D., Bourdolle A., Ouari O., Rosay M., Maas W.E., Tordo P., Lelli M., Emsley L., Lesage A. and Copéret C. Non-Aqueous Solvents for Surface Enhanced Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Spectroscopy. Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 654-656. (Cover Article)
10. Rossini A.J., Zagdoun A., Lelli M., Gajan D., Rascón F., Rosay M., Maas W. E., Copéret C., Lesage A., Emsley L., One Hundred Fold Overall Sensitivity Enhancements for Silicon-29 NMR Spectroscopy of Surfaces by Dynamic Nuclear Polarization with CPMG Acquisition, Chem. Sci., 2012, 3, 108-115.
9. Rossini A.J., Hung I., Johnson S.A., Mensch M., Slebodnick, C., Deck P.A. and Schurko R.W. Solid-State 91Zr NMR Spectroscopy Studies of Zirconocene Olefin Polymerization Catalyst Precursors. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 18301–18317.
8. Rossini A.J., Hung I., and Schurko R.W. Solid-state 47/49Ti NMR of Titanocene Chlorides. J. Phys. Chem. Lett, 2010, 1, 2989–2998.
7. Rossini A.J., Hamaed H., Schurko R.W. The Application of Frequency Swept Pulses for the Acquisition of Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance Spectra. J. Magn. Reson., 2010, 206, 32–40.
6. Bandyopadhyay, R., Cooper, B.F.T., Rossini, A.J., Schurko, R.W., Macdonald, C.L.B. Crown Ether Complexes of Tin(II) Trifluoromethane-sulfonate. J. Organomet. Chem., 2010, 695, 1012–1018.
5. Rossini A.J., Mills R.W., Briscoe G.A., Norton E.L., Geier S.J., Hung I., Zheng S., Autschbach J., Schurko R.W. Solid-State Chlorine NMR of Group IV Transition Metal Organometallic Complexes. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 3317–3330.
4. O'Dell L.A., Rossini A.J., and Schurko R.W. Acquisition of Ultra-Wideline NMR Spectra from Quadrupolar Nuclei by Frequency-Stepped WURST-QCPMG. Chem. Phys. Lett., 2009, 468, 330-335.
3. Briand G.G., Smith A.D., Schatte G., Rossini A.J., Schurko R.W. Probing Lead(II) Bonding Environments in 4-Substituted Pyridine Adducts of (2,6-Me2C6H3S)2Pb: An X-ray Structural and Solid-State 207Pb NMR Study. Inorg. Chem., 2007, 46, 8625-8637.
2. Rossini A.J. and Schurko R.W. Experimental and Theoretical Studies of 45Sc NMR Interactions in Solids. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 10391-10402.
1. Hung I., Rossini A.J., and Schurko, R.W. Application of the Carr-Purcell Meiboom-Gill Pulse Sequence for the Acquisition of Solid-State NMR Spectra of Spin-1/2 Nuclei. J. Phys. Chem. A, 2004, 108, 7112-7120.