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39) Moseman, K.; Ahmed, A.; Ruhren, A.; Swierk, J.R. What’s in my ink: an analysis of commercial tattoo ink on the US market. Analytical Chemistry 2004, 96, 3906–3913 DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.3c05687 

38)  M. Spicuzza; S.P. Gaikwad; S. Huss; A. Lee; C.V. Craescu; A. Griggs; J. Joseph; M. Puthenpurayil; W. Lin; C. Matarazzo; S. Baldwin; V. Perez; D.A. Rodriguez-Acevedo; J.R. Swierk; E. Elacqua. Visible-Light-Mediated Diels-Alder Reactions Under Single- Chain Polymer Confinement: Investigating the Role of the Crosslinking Moiety on Catalyst Activity. Polymer Chem., accepted. 

       **ChemRxiv DOI: 10.26434/chemrxiv-2023-zwvsq

37) Talbott, E.D.; Burnett, N.L.; Swierk, J.R. Mechanistic and Kinetic Studies of Visible Light Photoredox Reactions. Chem. Phys. Rev. 20234, 031312. DOI: 10.1063/5.0156850

36) Kompanijec, V.; Swierk, J.R. Comparison of Anodic Materials in Electrochemical Oxidative Desulfurization. Cell Reports Physical Science 2023, 4,101425. DOI: 10.1016/j.xcrp.2023.101425  

35) Stevenson, B.G.; Prascsak, A.; Lee, A.; Talbott, E.D.; Fredin, L.A.; Swierk, J.R. Enhanced Basicity of an Electron Donor-Accepor Complex. Chem. Commun. 2023, 59, 2943-2945DOI: 10.1039/D2CC05985A

      **Included in the 2023 Emerging Investigators Collection

34) Stevenson, B.G.; Gironda, C.; Talbott, E.; Prascsak, A.; Burnett, N.L.; Nakhamiyayev, R.V.; Kompanijec, V.; Nakhamiyayev, R.V.; Fredin, L.A.; Swierk, J.R. Photoredox Product Selectivity Controlled by Persistent Radical Stability. J. Org. Chem. 2023accepted. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.3c00490

       **Featured as one of HepatoChem's Summer 2023 Reading List

33) Kompanijec, V.; Repa, G.M.; Fredin, LA.; Swierk, J.R. Selective electrochemical oxidation of dibenzothiophene to sufloxide by iron oxide film. Dalton Trans. 2023, 52, 9646-9654. DOI: 10.1039/D3DT01074K   

32) Swierk, J.R. The cost of quantum yield. Org. Process Res. Dev. 2023, 27, 1411-1419. DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.3c00167

       **Featured by "In the Pipeline" (Science)

       **Highlighted as one of 23 publications in HepatoChem's "Photochemistry Year in Review 2023"

31) Soto, X; Swierk, J.R. Using Lifetime and Quenching Rate Constant to Determine Quencher Concentration. ACS Omega 2022, 7, 25532-25536. DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.2c02638

30) Y. Liu,; D. Ni; B.G. Stevenson; V. Tripathy; K. Raghavachari; J.R. Swierk; M.K. Brown. Photosensitized [2+2] Cycloaddition of Alkenylboronates and Alkenes. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, 61, e202200725 DOI: 10.1002/anie.202200725  

29) E.H. Spielvogel**, B.G. Stevenson, M.J. Stringer**, J.R. Swierk. Insights into the Mechanism of an Allylic Arylation Reaction via Photoredox Coupled Hydrogen Atom Transfer. J. Org. Chem. 2022, 87, 223-230. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c02235

28) V. Kompanijec, J.R. Swierk. Comparison of Material Activity and Selectivity in the Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Dibenzothiophene. J. Electrochem. Soc. 2021, 168, 116515.DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/ac3a2a

27) J.R. Swierk, Blocking Layers for Directional Charge Transport. In Ultrathin Oxide Layers for Solar, Electrocatalytic, and Thermal Catalytic Systems; Esposito, D., Frei, H. Eds.; Royal Society of Chemistry, Royal Society of Chemistry. London, 2022; 70-102.

26) B.G. Stevenson, E.H. Spielvogel**, E.A. Loiaconi**, V. Wambua, R.V. Nakhamiyayev**, J.R. Swierk*, Mechanistic investigations of an α-Amino Arylation Photoredox Reaction. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 8878-8885. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c03693

      **Featured in Nature Rev. Chem. 2021, 5, 444. DOI: 10.1038/s41570-021-00305-1

      **Featured as one of HepatoChem's "21 Must -Read Photochemistry Papers of 2021

      **One JACS most cited publications from 2020-21

Papers from before Binghamton University

25) ) Spies, J.A.; Swierk, J.R.; Kelly, H.R.; Capobianco, M.D.; Regan, K.P.; Batista, V.S.; Brudvig, G.W.; Schmuttenmaer, C.A. Tuning the Conduction Band for Interfacial Electron Transfer: Dye-Sensitized SnxTi1-xO2 Photoanodes for Water Splitting. ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2021, 4, 4695-4703. DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.1c00305

24) B. Koronkiewicz, J.R. Swierk, K.P. Regan, J. Mayer, "Shallow Distance Dependence for Proton-Coupled Tyrosine Oxidation in Oligoproline Peptides," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 142, 12106-12118. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c01429

23) J. Spies, M. Hilibrand, J. Neu, S. Ostresh, J.R. Swierk, C.A. Schmuttenmaer, "Suspensions of Semiconducting Nanoparticles in Nafion for Transient Spectroscopy and Terahertz Photoconductivity Measurements," Anal. Chem., 202092, 4187-4192. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.9b05723

22) J. Neu, K.P. Regan, J.R. Swierk, C.A. Schmuttenmaer*, "Applicability of the Thin-film Approximation in Terahertz Photoconductivity Measurement," Appl. Phys. Lett., 2018113, 233901. DOI: 10.1063/1.5052232

21) Jiang, A.J. Matula, J.R. Swierk, N. Romano, Y. Wu, V.S. Batista*, R.H. Crabtree*, J.S. Lindsey*, H. Wang*,  G.W. Brudvig*, "Unusual Stability of a Bacteriochlorin Electrocatalyst under Reductive Conditions. A Case Study on CO2 Conversion to CO," ACS Catal.2018, 8, 10131-10136. DOI:10.1021/acscatal.8b02991

20) C.T. Nemes, J.R. Swierk, C.A. Schmuttenmaer*, “A Terahertz-Transparent Electrochemical Cell for In Situ THz Spectroelectrochemistry,” Anal. Chem.2018, 90, 4389–4396. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b04204

19) J. Jiang, J. Spies, J.R. Swierk, A.J. Matula, K.P. Regan, N. Romano, B.J. Brennan, R.H. Crabtree*, V.S. Batista*, C.A. Schmuttenmaer*, G.W. Brudvig*, “Direct Interfacial Electron Transfer High-Potential Porphyrins into Semiconductor Surfaces: A Comparison of Linker and Anchoring Groups,” J. Phys. Chem. C2018122, 13529-13539. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b12405

17) J.R. Swierk*, N.S. McCool, S. Hëdstrom, S.J. Konezny*, C.T. Nemes, P. Xu, V.S. Batista*, T.E. Mallouk*, C.A. Schmuttenmaer*, “Acid-Induced Mixed Electron and Proton Conduction in Thin ZrO2 Films,” Chem. Commun.201854, 7971-7974. DOI: 10.1039/C8CC04189J​


18) J.R. Swierk* and T.D. Tilley*, “Electrocatalytic Water Oxidation by Single Site and Small Nuclearity Clusters of Cobalt,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 2018, 165, H3028-H3033. DOI: 10.1149/2.0041804jes

16) K.P. Regan, J.R. Swierk, J. Neu, C.A. Schmuttenmaer*, "Frequency-Dependent Terahertz Transient Photoconductivity of Mesoporous SnO2 Films," J. Phys. Chem. C2017, 121, 15949.  DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b02318

15) J. Jiang, J.R. Swierk, K.L. Materna, S. Hëdstrom, S.-H. Lee, R.H. Crabtree, C.A. Schmuttenmaer, V.S. Batista, G.W. Brudvig, “SnO2- and TiO2-Supported High Redox Potential Porphyrins for Photoelectrochemical Applications,” J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 120, 28971-28982. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b10350

14) J.R. Swierk*, K.P. Regan, J. Jiang, G.W. Brudvig, C.A. Schmuttenmaer*, "Rutile TiO2 as an Anode Material for Water-Splitting Dye-Sensitized Photoelectrochemical Cells" ACS Energ. Lett., 20161, 603-606.  DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.6b00279

13) B.P. Stephenson*, N. Ihasz, D.C. Byrd, J.R. Swierk, L. Swierk, “Assessment of temperature-dependent color change in male and female Eastern Fence Lizards (Sceloporus undulatus) using spectroradiometry,” Biol. J. Linnean Soc., 2017, 120, 396-409. DOI: 10.1111/bij.12870

12) N.S. McCool, J.R. Swierk, C.T. Nemes, C.A. Schmuttenmaer*, T. E. Mallouk*, "Dynamics of Electron Injection in SnO2-TiO2 Core-Shell Electrodes for Water-splitting Dye-sensitized Photoelectrochemical Cells,” J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 20167, 2930-2934. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b01528

11) J. Jiang, J.R. Swierk, S. Hëdstrom, A.J. Matula, R.H. Crabtree*, V.S. Batista*, C.A. Schmuttenmaer*, G.W. Brudvig*, “Molecular Design of Light-Harvesting Photosensitizers: Effect of Varied Linker Conjugation on Interfacial Electron Transfer,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.2016, 18, 18678-18682. DOI: 10.1039/c6cp04377a

10) N.S. McCool, J.R. Swierk, C.T. Nemes, C.A. Schmuttenmaer*, T. E. Mallouk*, "Proton-Induced Trap States, Injection and Recombination Dynamics in Water-Splitting Dye-Sensitized Photoelectrochemical Cells" ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces20168, 16727-16735.  DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b05362 

9)  J.R. Swierk, N.S. McCool, C.T. Nemes, T. E. Mallouk*, C. A. Schumttenmaer*, "Ultrafast Electron Injection Dynamics of Photoanodes for Water-Splitting Dye-Sensitized Photoelectrochemical Cells ”  J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016120, 5940-5948.  DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b00749

8) J.R. Swierk*, S. Klaus, L. Trotochaud, A.T. Bell, T.D. Tilley*, "An electrochemical study of the energetics of the oxygen evolution reaction at nickel iron (oxy)hydroxide catalysts," J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015119, 19022-19029.  DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b05861

7) Y. Zhao, N.M. Vargas-Barbosa, M.E. Strayer, N.S. McCool, M-E Pandelia, T.P. Saunders**, J.R. Swierk, J. Callejas, L. Jensen, T. E. Mallouk*, “The role of iridium hydroxides in the synthesis and properties of iridium oxide nanoparticles,” J. Am. Chem. Soc.2015137, 8749-8757. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b03470

6)  J.R. Swierk, N.S. McCool, T. E. Mallouk*, “Dynamics of electron recombination and transport in water-splitting dye-sensitized photoanodes,” J. Phys. Chem. C2015, 119, 13858-13867. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b01442

5)  J.R. Swierk, D.D. Méndez-Hernádez, N.S. McCool, P. Liddell, Y. Terazono, I. Pahk,  J.J. Tomlin, N.V. Oster, T.A. Moore, A.L. Moore, D. Gust, T.E. Mallouk*, “Metal-free organic sensitizers for use in water-splitting dye-sensitized photoelectrochemical cells,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.2015112, 1681-1686. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1414901112

4) J.R. Swierk, N.S. McCool, T.P. Saunders**, G.D. Barber, T.E. Mallouk*, “Effects of electron trapping and protonation on the efficiency of water-splitting dye-sensitized solar cells,” J. Am. Chem. Soc.2014131, 10974-10982. DOI: 10.1021/ja5040705

3) J.R. Swierk, N.S. McCool, T.P. Saunders**, G.D. Barber, M.E. Strayer, N.M. Vargas-Barbosa, T. E. Mallouk*, “Photovoltage effects of sintered IrO2 nanoparticle catalysts in water-splitting dye- sensitized photoelectrochemical cells”J. Phys. Chem. C2014, 118, 17046-17053 DOI: 10.1021/jp500589n

2) J.R. Swierk and T. E. Mallouk*, "Design and development of photoanodes for water-splitting dye-sensitized photoelectrochemical cells," Chem. Soc. Rev., 2013, 42, 2357-2387.  DOI: 10.1039/c2cs35246j

1) Y. Zhao, J.R. Swierk, J. D. Megiatto, Jr., B. Sherman, W. J. Youngblood, D. D. Qin, D. M. Lentz, A. L. Moore, T. A. Moore, D. Gust, and T. E. Mallouk*, "Improving the efficiency of water splitting in dye-sensitized solar cells by using a biomimetic electron transfer mediator," Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 2012, 109, 15612-15615.  DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1118339109   

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