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9. The Pink Box: Exclusive Homochiral Aromatic Stacking in a Bis-perylene Diimide Macrocycle
Samuel E. Penty, Martijn A. Zwijnenburg, Georgia R. F. Orton, Patrycja Stachelek, Robert Pal, Yujie Xie, Sarah L. Griffin & Timothy A. Barendt*
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 12290-12298
A new chiral macrocycle exhibiting switchable conformations, red-shifted circularly polarised luminescence and other interesting chiroptical properties.

8. Supramolecular Assemblies for Electronic Materials
T. A. Barendt,* M. L. Ball, Q. Xu, B. Zhang, B. Fowler, A. Schattman, V. C. Ritter, M. L. Steigerwald* & C. Nuckolls*
Chem. Eur. J., 2020, 26, 3744-3748
The formation of a macrocycle-fullerene host-guest complex enhances electron mobility in the semiconducting active layer of an organic field effect transistor (OFET).

7. The green box: an electronically versatile perylene diimide macrocyclic host for fullerenes
T. A. Barendt,* W. K. Myers, S. P. Cornes, M. A. Lebedeva, K. Porfyrakis, I. Marques, V. Félix & P. D. Beer*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 349-364
Supramolecular electron transfer to C60 fullerene when it is bound by a perylene diimide-based macrocycle nicknamed the “Green Box”.

6. Anion mediated photophysical behavior in a C60 fullerene [3]rotaxane shuttle
T. A. Barendt, I. Rašović, M. A. Lebedeva, G. A. Farrow, A. Auty, D. Chekulaev, I. V. Sazanovich, J. A. Weinstein, K. Porfyrakis & P. D. Beer
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 1924-1936
Photoinduced electron transfer in an interlocked donor–acceptor system is controlled by anion induced molecular motion.

5. Anion- and solvent-induced rotary dynamics and sensing in a perylene diimide [3]catenane
T. A. Barendt, L. Ferreira, I. Marques, V. Félix & P. D. Beer
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 9026-9037
Unprecedented anion-induced circumrotatory motion in a perylene-diimide hetero[3]catenane, enables optical anion sensing.

4. Selective nitrate recognition by a halogen bonding [3]rotaxane molecular shuttle. 
T. A. Barendt, A. Docker, I. Marques, V. Félix & P. D. Beer
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 11069 –11076
A halogen bonding [3]rotaxane, capable of colourimetric oxoanion sensing courtesy of pincer-like molecular motion.

3. Superior anion-induced shuttling behaviour exhibited by a halogen bonding two station rotaxane. 
T. A. Barendt, S. Robinson & P. D. Beer
Chem. Sci., 2016. 7, 5171-5180
Halogen bonding anion recognition and aromatic stacking interactions control molecular shuttling in a bistable [2]rotaxane.

2. Halogen bonding in supramolecular chemistry 
L. C. Gilday, S. W. Robinson, T. A. Barendt, M. J. Langton, B. R. Mullaney & P. D. Beer
Chem. Rev., 2015, 115, 7118–7195
Comprehensive review of halogen bonding across all aspects of supramolecular chemistry.

1. Anion sensing by solution- and surface-assembled osmium(II) bipyridyl rotaxanes 
J. Lehr, T. Lang, O. A. Blackburn, T. A. Barendt, S. Faulkner, J. J. Davis & P. D. Beer
Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 15898-15906
Optical and electrochemical anion sensing in solution and on a surface using a transition metal-appended [2]rotaxane host.

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