22. Metal-Organic Framework Nanosheets: Programmable 2D Materials for Catalysis, Sensing, Electronics, and Separation Applications

Joshua Nicks, Kezia Sasitharan, Ram R. R. Prasad, David J. Ashworth, and Jonathan A. Foster


Adv. Funct. Mater.2021.

DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202103723

21. Monolayer nanosheets formed by liquid exfoliation of charge-assisted hydrogen-bonded frameworks

Joshua Nicks, Stephanie A. Boer, Nicholas G. White and Jonathan A. Foster


Chem. Sci., 2021.

DOI: 10.1039/D0SC06906J

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20. Blending functionalised ligands to form multivariate metal-organic framework nanosheets (MTV-MONs) with tuneable surface chemistry

David J. Ashworth and Jonathan A. Foster

Graphical abstract: Blending functionalised ligands to form multivariate metal–organic framework nanosheets (MTV-MONs) with tuneable surface chemistry

Nanoscale, 2020.


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19. Metal-organic framework nanosheets for enhanced performance
of organic photovoltaic cells

Kezia Sasitharan, David G. Bossanyi, Naoum Vaenas, Andrew J. Parnell, Jenny Clark, Ahmed Iraqi, David G. Lidzey, and Jonathan A. Foster

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J. Mater. Chem. A2020.


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18. Increasing alkyl chain length in a series of layered metal–organic frameworks aids ultrasonic exfoliation to form nanosheets

David J. Ashworth, Thomas M. Roseveare, Andreas Schneemann, Max Flint, Irene Dominguez Bernáldes, Pia Vervoorts, Roland A. Fischer, Lee Brammer and Jonathan A. Foster

Inorg. Chem., 2019.


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17. Tandem catalysis by ultrathin metal-organic nanosheets formed by post-synthetic functionalisation of a layered framework

Joshua Nicks, Jiawen Zhang and Jonathan A. Foster

Graphical abstract: Tandem catalysis by ultrathin metal–organic nanosheets formed through post-synthetic functionalisation of a layered framework

Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 8788-8791.

DOI: 10.1039/c9cc02061f

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16. Ultrasonic exfoliation of hydrophobic and hydrophilic metal-organic frameworks to form nanosheets

David J. Ashworth, Adam Cooper, Mollie Trueman, Rasha W. M. Al-Saedi, Liam D. Smith, Anthony J. H. M. Meijer and Jonathan A. Foster

Chem. Eur. J., 2018, 24, 17986-17996.

DOI: 10.1002/chem.201803221

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15. Review: Metal–organic framework nanosheets (MONs): a new dimension in materials chemistry

David J. Ashworth and Jonathan A. Foster

Graphical abstract: Metal–organic framework nanosheets (MONs): a new dimension in materials chemistry

J. Mater. Chem. A., 2018, 6, 16292-16307.

DOI: 10.1039/c8ta03159b

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14. Increased rate of solvent diffusion in a prototypical supramolecular gel measured on the picosecond timescale

Tilo Seydel, Robert M. Edkins, Christopher D. Jones, Jonathan A. Foster, Robert Bewley, Juan A. Aguilar and Katharina Edkins

Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 6340-6343.

DOI: 10.1039/c8cc02962h

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13. Pharmaceutical polymorph control in a drug-mimetic supramolecular gel

Jonathan A. Foster, Krishna K. Damodaran, Antoine Maurin, Graeme M. Day, Hugh P. G. Thompson, Gary J. Cameron, Jenifer Cuesta Bernal and Jonathan W. Steed

Chemical science 2017

Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 78-84.

DOI: 10.1039/C6SC04126D

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12. Liquid exfoliation of alkyl-ether functionalised layered metal–organic frameworks to nanosheets

Jonathan A. Foster, Sebastian Henke, Andreas Schneemann, Roland A. Fischer and Anthony K. Cheetham


Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 10474-10477.

DOI: 10.1039/C6CC05154E

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11. AuICl-bound N-heterocyclic carbene ligands form MII4(LAuCl)6 integrally gilded cages 

William J. Ramsay, Jonathan A. Foster, Katharine L. Moore, Tanya K. Ronson, Raphaël J. Mirgalet, David A. Jefferson and Jonathan R. Nitschke


Chem. Sci., 2015, DOI: 10.1039/C5SC03065J

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10. Differentially Addressable Cavities within Metal–Organic Cage-Cross-Linked Polymeric Hydrogels

Jonathan A. Foster, Richard M. Parker, Ana M. Belenguer, Norifumi Kishi, Sam Sutton, Chris Abell, and Jonathan R. Nitschke


J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b05507

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9. Temperature‐ and Voltage‐Induced Ligand Rearrangement of a Dynamic Electroluminescent Metallopolymer

Demet Asil, Dr. Jonathan A. Foster, Dr. Asit Patra, Dr. Xavier de Hatten, Dr. Jesús del Barrio, Dr. Oren A. Scherman, Prof. Jonathan R. Nitschke and Prof. Richard H. Friend


Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 53: 8388-8391(2014), DOI: 10.1002/anie.201404186

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8. Using gel morphology to control pore shape

Jonathan A. Foster, David W. Johnson, Mark-Oliver M. Pipenbrock and Jonathan W. Steed

New Journal 2014

New J. Chem., 2014, DOI: 10.1039/C3NJ01295F

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7. Blending Gelators to Tune Gel Structure and Probe Anion‐Induced Disassembly

Jonathan A. Foster, Robert M. Edkins, Gary J. Cameron, Neil Colgin, Katharina Fucke, Sam Ridgeway, Andrew G. Crawford, Todd B. Marder, Andrew Beeby, Steven L. Cobb, Jonathan W. Steed


Chem. Eur. J., 20: 279-291(2014), DOI : 10.1002/chem.201303153

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6. Halogen-bonding-triggered supramolecular gel formation

Lorenzo Meazza, Jonathan A. Foster, Katharina Fucke, Pierangelo Metrangolo, Giuseppe Resnati, Jonathan W. Steed


Nature Chemistry volume 5, pages 42–47 (2013) DOI:10.1038/nchem.1496

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5. Anion tuning of chiral bis(urea) low molecular weight gels

Gareth O. Lloyd, Marc-Oliver M. Piepenbrock, Jonathan A. Foster, Nigel Clarke and  Jonathan W. Steed


Soft Matter, 2012, DOI: 10.1039/C1SM06448G

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4. Hydrogen bonding interactions with the thiocarbonyl π-system

Joseph T. Lenthall, Jonathan A. Foster, Kirsty M. Anderson, Michael R. Probert, Judith A. K. Howard and  Jonathan W. Steed


CrystEngComm, 2011, DOI: 10.1039/C0CE00680G

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3. Anion tuning and polymer templating in a simple low molecular weight organogelator

Marc-Oliver M. Piepenbrock, Nigel Clarke, Jonathan A. Foster and Jonathan W. Steed


Chem. Commun., 2011, DOI: 10.1039/C0CC03439H

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2. Exploiting Cavities in Supramolecular Gels; Bausteine mit Hohlräumen in supramolekularen Gelen, 

Jonathan A. Foster, Prof. Jonathan W. Steed


Angewandte Chemie, 122: 6868-6874. DOI:10.1002/ange.201000070

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1. Anion-switchable supramolecular gels for controlling pharmaceutical crystal growth

Jonathan A. Foster, Marc-Oliver M. Piepenbrock, Gareth O. Lloyd, Nigel Clarke, Judith A. K. Howard & Jonathan W. Steed


Nature Chemistry volume 2, 1037–1043 (2010), doi:10.1038/nchem.859

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