20. Terminology for chain polymerization (IUPAC Recommendations 2021)

Christopher M. Fellows, Richard G. Jones, Daniel J. Keddie, Christine K. Luscombe, John B. Matson, Krzystof Matyjaszewski, Jan Merna, Graeme Moad, Tamaki Nakano, Stanislaw Penczek, Gregory T. Russell, and Paul D. Topham

Pure Appl. Chem., 2022, 94, 1093-1147. DOI: 10.1515/pac-2020-1211​



19. Reconsidering terms for mechanisms of polymer growth: the “step-growth” and “chain-growth” dilemma

Chin Han Chan, Jiun-Tai Chen, Wesley S. Farrell, Christopher M. Fellows, Daniel J. Keddie, Christine K. Luscombe, John B. Matson, Jan Merna, Graeme Moad, Gregory T. Russell, Patrick Théato, Paul D. Topham, and Lydia Sosa Vargas

Polym. Chem., 2022, 13, 2262-2270. DOI: 10.1039/D2PY00086E


18. Synergistic catalysis for the synthesis of semiconducting polymers

Christine K. Luscombe, Samantha Phan, Isha Sanskriti

Polym. J., 2022, DOI: s41428-022-00719-8


17. Influence of Side Chain Interdigitation on Strain and Charge Mobility of Planar Indacenodithiophene Copolymers

Parker J. W. Sommerville, Alex H. Balzer, Garrett Lecroy, Lorenzo Guio, Yunfei Wang, Jonathan W. Onorato, Nadzeya A. Kukhta, Xiaodan Gu, Alberto Salleo, Natalie Stingelin, and Christine K. Luscombe

ACS Polym. Au, 2022, DOI: 10.1021/acspolymersau.2c00034


16. The effect of weathering environments on microplastic chemical identification with Raman and IR spectroscopy: Part I. polyethylene and polypropylene

Samantha Phan, Jacqueline L. Padilla-Gamiño, Christine K. Luscombe

Polym. Test., 2022, 116, 107752. DOI: 10.1016/j.polymertesting.2022.107752


15. Recent Advances in Room-Temperature Direct C-H Arylation Methodologies

Preeti Yadav, Nivedha Velmurugan, Christine Luscombe

Synthesis, 2022, 55, 1-26. DOI: 10.1055/a-1939-7052 


14. A brief guide to polymerization terminology (IUPAC Technical Report)

Christine K. Luscombe, Graeme Moad, Roger C. Hiorns, Richard G. Jones, Daniel J. Keddie, John B. Matson, Jan Merna, Tamaki Nakano, Gregory T. Russell, Paul D. Topham

Pure Appl. Chem., 2022, 94, 1079-1084. DOI: 10.1515/pac-2021-0115


13. Direct Patterning of Perovskite Nanocrystals on Nanophotonic Cavities with Electrohydrodynamic Inkjet Printing

Theodore A. Cohen, David Sharp, Kyle T. Kluherz, Yueyang Chen, Christopher Munley, Rayne T. Anderson, Connor J. Swanson, James J. De Yoreo, Christine K. Luscombe, Arka Majumdar, Daniel R. Gamelin, J. Devin Mackenzie

Nano Lett., 2022, 14, 5681-5688. DOI: 10.1515/pac-2021-0115


12. In Situ Studies of the Swelling by an Electrolyte in Electrochemical Doping of Ethylene Glycol-Substituted Polythiophene

Lucas Q. Flagg, Laurent E. Asselta, Nicholas D'Antona, Tommaso Nicolini, Natalie Stingelin, Jonathan W. Onorato, Christine K. Luscombe, Ruipeng Li, Lee J. Richter

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2022, 14, 29052-29060. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.2c06169


11. Gaining control over conjugated polymer morphology to improve the performance of organic electronics

Nadzeya A. Kukhta, Christine K. Luscombe

Chem. Commun, 2022, 58, 6982-6997. DOI: 10.1039/D2CC01430K

This article is part of the themed collections: 2022 Pioneering Investigators and Chemical Communications HOT Articles 2022. Also chosen as the front cover!


10. Impact of varying side chain structure on organic electrochemical transistor performance: a series of oligoethylene glycol-substituted polythiophenes

Shinya E. Chen, Lucas Q. Flagg, Jonathan W. Onorato, Lee J. Richter, J. Guo, Christine K. Luscombe, David S. Ginger

J. Mater. Chem. A, 2022, 10, 10738-10749. DOI: 10.1039/D2TA00683A


9. Circular Discovery in Small Molecule and Conjugated Polymer Synthetic Methodology

Amy L. Mayhugh, Preeti Yadav, Christine K. Luscombe

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2022, 144, 6123-6135. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c12455


8. Conjugated Metal–Organic Macrocycles: Synthesis, Characterization, and Electrical Conductivity

Leo B. Zasada, Lorenzo Guio, Austin A. Kamin, Diwash Dhakal, Madison Monahan, Gerald T. Seidler, Christine K. Luscombe, Dianne J. Xiao

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2022, 144, 4515-4521. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c12596


7. The Sustainable Materials Roadmap

Maria-Magdalena Titirici et al. 

J. Phys. Mater., 2022, 5, 03201. DOI: 10.1088/2515-7639/ac4ee5



6. An Exception to the Carothers Equation Caused by the Accelerated Chain Extension in a Pd/Ag Cocatalyzed Cross Dehydrogenative Coupling Polymerization

Liwen Xing, Ji-Ren Liu, Xin Hong, Kendall N. Houk, Christine K. Luscombe

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2022, 144, 2311-2322. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c12599


5. Consensus statement: Standardized reporting of power-producing luminescent solar concentrator performance

Richard R. Lunt et al. 

Joule, 2022, 6, 8-15. DOI: 10.1016/j.joule.2021.12.004


4. The effect of side chain engineering on conjugated polymers in organic electrochemical transistors for bioelectronic applications

Yifei He, Nadzeya A. Kukhta, Adam Marks, Christine K. Luscombe

J. Mater. Chem. C, 2022, 10, 2314-2332. DOI: 10.1039/D1TC05229B 


3. Organic building blocks at inorganic nanomaterial interfaces

Yunping Huang, Theodore A. Cohen, Breena M. Sperry, Helen Larson, Hao A. Nguyen, Micaela K. Homer, Florence Y. Dou, Laura M. Jacoby, Brandi M. Cossairt, Daniel R. Gamelin, Christine K. Luscombe

Mater. Horiz., 2022, 9, 61-97. DOI: 10.1039/D1MH01294K


2. Molecular Design Strategies toward Improvement of Charge Injection and Ionic Conduction in Organic Mixed Ionic–Electronic Conductors for Organic Electrochemical Transistors

Nadzeya A. Kukhta, Adam Marks, Christine K. Luscombe

Chem. Rev., 2022, 122, 4325-4355. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.1c00266


1. Glossary of terms relating to electronic, photonic and magnetic properties of polymers (IUPAC Recommendations 2021)

Jiří Vohlídal, Carlos F. O. Graeff, Roger C. Hiorns, Richard G. Jones, Christine Luscombe, Francois Schué, Natalie Stingelin, Michael G. Walter

Pure Appl. Chem., 2022, 94, 15-69. DOI: 10.1515/pac-2020-0501