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Rob LaDuca
Rob LaDuca, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Administration and Academic Governance & Professor

Department: Chemistry
Address: E-194 Holmes
Phone: (517) 432-2268
Email: laduca@msu.edu

B.S. 1989 Yale University
M.S. 1991 Cornell University
Ph.D. 1995 Cornell University
1995, Postdoctoral Fellow, Syracuse University
1996-2002, Assistant Professor, King's College, Wilkes-Barre, PA
2002-2004, Associate Professor, King's College

Research interests: synthesis and characterization of inorganic/organic hybrid oxide materials and coordination polymers via hydrothermal techniques; organometallic approaches to inorganic polymers and ceramic materials

Personal:
* Father of Tony LaDuca and Andrew LaDuca (both GVSU students)
* Avid listener of progressive rock music
* Co-Founder of NEARfest, the largest progressive rock music festival in the United States



Honors
    2012 -American Chemical Society Division of Inorganic Chemistry Undergraduate Research Award
    2011 -State of Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year
    2010 -MSU Mid-Michigan Alumni Club Quality in Undergraduate Teaching Award


Grants
    National Science Foundation, (LaDuca, Swain), REU Site: Cross-Disciplinary Training in Sustainable Chemistry and Chemical Processes [2014 -2017] $270,000
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute Education, (Pennock, LaDuca, Chivukula, Krajcik, Urban-Lurain), LEVERS: Leveraging Engagement and Vision to Encourage Retention in STEM [2014 -2019] $1,500,000
    National Science Foundation S-STEM Grant, (Millenbah, LaDuca, Shipman, Sweeder and Zeleke), Science Scholarship Program at Lyman Briggs College Phase 2 [2012 -2016] $599,834
    American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund, (Robert LaDuca), Type SUMR (Supplemental Under-represented Minority Research Fellowship), $ [2009 -2009] $5,000
    American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund, (LaDuca), Synthesis, Structural Determination, and Physicochemical Property Studies of Novel Coordination Polymers Incorporating Kinked and Hydrogen-Bonding Capable Bifunctional Organodiimin [2008 -2011] $69,200

Articles
    2013 Chaun M. Gandolfo, C. Allen, R. L. LaDuca, “A Copper Sulfoisophthalate Dipyridylpropane Coordination Polymer with a New, Simple 4,4,4-connected Trinodal Topology”, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2013, 37, 71–76.
    2013 Sultan H. Qiblawi, R. L. LaDuca, “Divalent Copper trans-1,4-Cyclohexane-dicarboxylate Coordination Polymers with Isomeric Dipyridylamide Ligands: New Pillared and Self-Penetrated Binodal Networks”, CrystEngComm, 2013, 15, 8979–8988.
    2013 Nathan H. Murray, Gregory A. Farnum, R. L. LaDuca, “Varied Layer Topologies in Luminescent Zinc Coordination Polymers with Flexible Aromatic ortho-Dicarboxylate and Dipyridyl Ligands”, Zeitschrift fur Anorganische und Allgemenie Chemie, 2013, 639, 2162–2170.
    2013 Sultan H. Qiblawi, Laura K. Sposato, R. L. LaDuca, “Chain, Layer, and Self-Penetrated Copper Dipyridylamine Coordination Polymers with Conformationally Flexible Ring-Based Dicarboxylate Ligands”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2013, 407, 297–305.
    2013 Jacob W. Uebler, Chaun M. Gandolfo, R. L. LaDuca, Metal- and Ligand-Dependent Topologies and Chirality in Luminescent Cadmium and Zinc trans-Aconitate Coordination Polymers with Bis(pyridylmethyl)piperazine Ligands, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2013, 407, 231–238.
    2013 Ciana M. Rogers, Nathan H. Murray, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Cadmium Carboxycinnamate Coordination Polymers with Dimensionality Differences Depending on Dipyridyl Ligand”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2013, 407, 167–174.
    2013 Gregory A. Farnum, Nathan H. Murray, R. L. LaDuca, “Parallel Chain Polyrotaxane, Layer, and Diamondoid Divalent Metal Coordination Polymers Containing Para Aromatic Dicarboxylate and Bis(4-pyridylmethyl)piperazine Ligands”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2013, 406, 65–72.
    2013 Jacob W. Uebler, Brandon S. Stone, R. L. LaDuca, “Different Metal Aggregation in Copper Acetate Chain Coordination Polymers with Dipyridyl Tethers Bearing Hydrogen Bonding Capable Functional Groups”, Zeitschrift fur Anorganische und Allgemenie Chemie, 2013, 639, 1740–1745.
    2013 127. Jacob W. Uebler, Amy L. Pochodylo, R. L. LaDuca, “Copper Glutarate Coordination Polymers with Dipyridylamide Ligands: Effect of Donor Disposition and Steric Bulk on Structure”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2013, 405, 31–42.
    2013 Julie A. Wilson, Peter E. Kraft, R. L. LaDuca, “Dipyridylamide Isomer Influenced Dimensionality in Luminescent Cadmium Phthalate Coordination Polymers with Similar Tetranuclear Clusters and Ribbon Motifs”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2013, 404, 97–104.
    2013 Jacob W. Uebler, Amy L. Pochodylo, R. J. Staples, R. L. LaDuca, “Control of Self-Penetration and Dimensionality in Luminescent Cadmium Succinate Coordination Polymers via Isomeric Dipyridylamide Ligands”, Crystal Growth & Design, 2013, 13, 2220–2232.
    2013 Julie A. Wilson, Jacob W. Uebler, R. L. LaDuca, “Cadmium Adipate Coordination Polymers Prepared with Isomeric Pyridylamide Precursors: pH-dependent in situ Reaction Chemistry and Divergent Dimensionalities”, CrystEngComm, 2013, 15, 5218–5225. FEATURED COVER ARTICLE
    2013 Julie A. Wilson, R. L. LaDuca, “Donor Disposition Dependent Dimensionality and in situ Racemization in Luminescent Cadmium Camphorate Coordination Polymers with Dipyridylamide Ligands”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2013, 403, 136–141. Invited Paper for “Transition Metal Coordination Polymers” Special Issue.
    2013 Ciana M. Rogers, Curtis Y. Wang, Gregory A. Farnum, R. L. LaDuca “Divalent Metal Homophthalate Coordination Polymers with Long-Spanning Dipyridyl Ligands Containing Piperazine Moieties”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2013, 403, 78–84. Invited Paper for “Coordination Polymers” Special Issue.
    2013 Peter E. Kraft, Jacob W. Uebler, R. L. LaDuca “Cadmium and Zinc Chain and Cluster-Based Layered Coordination Polymers Prepared from Flexible-Arm Aromatic Ortho-Dicarboxylic Acids and 4-Pyridylnicotinamide”, Journal of Molecular Structure, 2013, 1038, 86–94.
    2013 Jacob W. Uebler, Julie A. Wilson, R. L. LaDuca, “Donor Disposition and Aliphatic Conformation Effects on Structure in Luminescent Zinc Dicarboxylate Coordination Polymers with Isomeric Dipyridylamide Coligands”, CrystEngComm, 2013, 15, 1586–1596.
    2013 Jacqueline S. Lucas, Jacob W. Uebler, R. L. LaDuca “Metal Dependent Dimensionality in Sulfate Coordination Polymers Containing 3-Pyridylisonicotinamide”, CrystEngComm, 2013, 15, 860–866. FEATURED COVER ARTICLE
    2012 Karyn M. Blake, Chaun M. Gandolfo, Jacob W. Uebler, R. L. LaDuca, "Diverse Topologies in Chiral Divalent Metal Camphorate Coordination Polymers Containing 4,4'-Dipyridylamine", Crystal Growth & Design, 2012, 12, 5125–5137.
    2012 Jodi L. Meyer, Ciana M. Rogers, R. L. LaDuca, “Cobalt 5-Bromoisophthalate Coordination Polymers Containing Bis(pyridyl)piperazine-type Long Spanning Ligands”, Journal of Molecular Structure, 2012, 1028, 126–133.
    2012 Amy L. Pochodylo, R. L. LaDuca, “Effect of Aliphatic Dicarboxylate Tether on Topology in Luminescent Cadmium Coordination Polymers Containing Bis(4-pyridylformyl)piperazine”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2012, 389, 191–201. Invited paper for “Protagonists in Chemistry” Jon Zubieta Special Issue.
    2012 Paul J. Calderone, Debasis Banerjee, Quddus Nizami, R. L. LaDuca, John B. Parise, “Synthesis, Characterization, and Luminescence Properties of Magnesium Coordination Networks Synthesized Using an Isophthalate Linker”, Polyhedron, 2012, 37, 42–47.
    2012 Jacob W. Uebler, R. L. LaDuca, “A Cadmium Phenylenediacetate Isonicotinate Network Coordination Polymer with New Topology via in situ Amide Cleavage”, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2012, 19, 31–35.
    2012 Jacob W. Uebler, R. L. LaDuca, “A Cadmium Phenylenediacetate Isonicotinate Network Coordination Polymer with New Topology via in situ Amide Cleavage”, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2012, 19, 31–35.
    2011 Gregory A. Farnum, Chaun M. Gandolfo, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Divalent Metal Aliphatic Tricarboxylate Dipyridylamine Coordination Polymers with New or Rare Binodal Topologies”, Crystal Growth & Design, 2011, 11, 4860–4875.
    2011 Jacqueline S. Lucas, Lestella D. Bell, Chaun M. Gandolfo, R. L. LaDuca, “Substituent Dependent Dimensionalities in Cobalt Isophthalate Supramolecular Complexes and Coordination Polymers Containing Dipyridylamine Ligands”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2011, 378, 269–279.
    2011 Gregory A. Farnum, Chaun M. Gandolfo, R. L. LaDuca, “Simple Layered or Complex Self-Penetrated Networks in Cadmium Homophthalate Coordination Polymers Containing 1,3-bis(4-pyridyl)propane”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2011, 376, 590–597.
    2011 Curtis Y. Wang, Zachary M. Wilseck, R. L. LaDuca, “1D + 1D ? 1D Polyrotaxane, 2D + 2D ? 3D Interpenetrated, and 3D Self-Penetrated Divalent Metal Terephthalate Bis(pyridylformyl)piperazine Coordination Polymers”, Inorganic Chemistry, 2011, 50, 8997–9003.
    2011 Gregory A. Farnum, Curtis Y. Wang, R. L. LaDuca, “Zinc and Cadmium Flexible-arm Ortho-Dicarboxylate Bis(pyridyl)piperazine Coordination Polymers with Rare Two- and Three-Dimensional Topologies”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2011, 375, 280–289.
    2011 Gregory A. Farnum, Curtis Y. Wang, Chaun M. Gandolfo, R. L. LaDuca, “Luminescent Cadmium Phenylenedipropionate Coordination Polymers with Long-spanning Dipyridine Ligands”, Journal of Molecular Structure, 2011, 998, 62–68.
    2011 Karyn M. Blake, R. L. LaDuca, “A self-penetrated chiral cobalt camphorate coordination polymer with antiferromagnetically coupled paddlewheel clusters”, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2011, 14, 1250–1253.
    2011 Karyn M. Blake, Arash Banisafar, R. L. LaDuca, “Structure and Properties of Cobalt ortho-Phenylenediacetate Coordination Polymers with Rigid Dipyridyl Ligands”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2011, 373, 201–210.
    2011 Chaun M. Gandolfo, R. L. LaDuca, “A Luminescent Cadmium Itaconate Coordination Polymer with Rare 658 Layer Topology from In situ Hydrothermal Decarboxylation of trans-aconitic acid”, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2011, 14, 1111–1114.
    2011 Arash Banisafar, R. L. LaDuca, “Layered copper bromide coordination polymers from bis(pyridyl)piperazine-type precursors: ligand dependent valence tuning and in situ hydrothermal reaction chemistry”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2011, 373, 295–300.
    2011 Amy L. Pochodylo, R. L. LaDuca, “Substituent Dependent Topologies in Cobalt Isophthalate Coordination Polymers with Bis(pyridylmethyl)piperazine Coligands”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2011, 371, 71–78.
    2011 Arash Banisafar, David P. Martin, Jacqueline S. Lucas, R. L. LaDuca, “Structure and Physical Properties of Two- and Three-Dimensional Divalent Metal Adipate Coordination Polymers with Bis(4-pyridylmethyl)piperazine Tethers”, Crystal Growth & Design, 2011, 11, 1651–1661.
    2011 Amy L. Pochodylo, Curtis Y. Wang, R. L. LaDuca, “Layered and self-penetrated cadmium isophthalate and 5-methylisophthalate coordination polymers containing bis(4-pyridylformyl)piperazine or bis(4-pyridylmethyl)homopiperazine ligands”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2011, 370, 449–455.
    2011 Zachary M. Wilseck, R. L. LaDuca, “A Layered Copper/Bis(4-pyridylformyl) piperazine Coordination Polymer with Cyclic Water Molecule Octamers and Reversible Structural Reorganization”, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2011, 14, 706–710.
    2011 Joseph H. Nettleman, Laura K. Sposato, R. L. LaDuca, “A divalent cadmium coordination polymer featuring a complex tetranodal 3-D topology and hexadecameric water clusters”, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2011, 14, 711–714.
    2011 98. Amy L. Pochodylo, R. L. LaDuca, “A Layered Grid Divalent Cobalt Coordination Polymer Constructed from Ferromagnetically Coupled Linear Trimeric Units”, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2011, 14, 722–726.
    2011 Karyn M. Blake, Jacqueline S. Lucas, R. L. LaDuca, “Zinc Pyromellitate Coordination Polymers with Bis(pyridylmethyl)piperazine Tethers: A Rare Binodal Topology and a New Simple Self-Penetrated Network”, Crystal Growth & Design, 2011, 11, 1287–1293.
    2011 Chaun M. Gandolfo, R. L. LaDuca, “Two- and Three-Dimensional Copper 5-Sulfoisophthalate Coordination Polymers with Conformationally Flexible Dipyridyl-Piperazine Type Co-ligands”, Crystal Growth & Design, 2011, 11, 1328–1337.
    2011 Amy L. Pochodylo, R. L. LaDuca, “Topological Diversity in Luminescent Zinc Coordination Polymers with 5-Substituted Isophthalate and Bis(4-pyridylmethyl) piperazine Ligands”, CrystEngComm, 2011, 13, 2249–2261.
    2011 Gregory A. Farnum, Amy L. Pochodylo, R. L. LaDuca, “Tether Length Control of Topology in Cadmium 4-Methylphthalate Two-Dimensional Coordination Polymers: An Acentric Buckled Grid and a Rare Self-Catenated Layer”, Crystal Growth & Design, 2011, 11, 678–683.
    2011 Gregory A. Farnum, Jacqueline S. Lucas, Curtis Y. Wang, R. L. LaDuca, “Luminescent cadmium and zinc diphenate coordination polymers containing pyridyl-piperazine type ligands: grids, diamondoid lattices, and a rare 4-connected net”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2011, 368, 84–95.
    2011 Curtis Y. Wang, Zachary M. Wilseck, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Metal and Ligand Binding Mode Dependent Topologies in Phthalate Coordination Polymers with Bis(4-pyridylformyl)piperazine Co-ligands”, CrystEngComm, 2011, 13, 1391–1399.
    2010 Amy L. Pochodylo, R. L. LaDuca, “Substituent Dependent Dimensionality in Luminescent Zinc Isophthalate Coordination Polymers Containing Bis(3-pyridylmethyl)piperazine”, Zeitschrift fur Anorganische und Allgemenie Chemie, 2010, 636, 2568–2573.
    2010 Curtis Y. Wang, R. L. LaDuca, “Luminescent Cadmium Phenylenediacetate Coordination Polymers with Bis(pyridylformyl)piperazine Tethers: Influence of Pendant Arm Position on Topology”, Journal of Molecular Structure, 2010, 983, 162–168.
    2010 Karyn M. Blake, Maxwell A. Braverman, Joseph H. Nettleman, Laura K. Sposato, R. L. LaDuca, “Pendant Arm Length Control of Dimensionality in Cobalt Dipyridylamine Coordination Polymers Containing meta-Benzenedicarboxylate Ligands”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2010, 363, 3966–3972.
    2010 Amy L. Pochodylo, Karyn M. Blake, Maxwell A. Braverman, Gregory A. Farnum, R. L. LaDuca, “Chiral and achiral layered divalent metal aromatic Ortho-Dicarboxylate coordination polymers with bis(4-pyridylmethyl)piperazine ligands: Luminescent behavior and magnetic properties”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2010, 363, 3951–3958.
    2010 Zachary M. Wilseck, Chaun M. Gandolfo, R. L. LaDuca, “Topological Diversity in Copper Aromatic Meta-Dicarboxylate Coordination Polymers with Bis(pyridylformyl)-piperazine Coligands”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2010, 363, 3865–3873.
    2010 Jacqueline S. Lucas, Amy L. Pochodylo, R. L. LaDuca, “Luminescent Cadmium Bis(4-pyridylformyl)piperazine Coordination Polymers: Layered Nets and a Novel 3,5-Connected Binodal Lattice”, CrystEngComm, 2010, 12, 3310–3317.
    2010 Laura K. Sposato, Joseph H. Nettleman, R. L. LaDuca, “Isomer Dependent Self-Penetrated Topologies and Magnetic Properties in Copper Phenylenediacetate Coordination Polymers with Flexible Dipyridyl Ligands”, CrystEngComm, 2010, 12, 2374–2380. INVITED PAPER for special issue “New Talent” .
    2010 Laura K. Sposato, R. L. LaDuca, “Two- and Three-Dimensional Aliphatic Dicarboxylate Copper Coordination Polymers with Bis(3-pyridylmethyl)Piperazine Tethers”, Polyhedron, 2010, 29, 2239–2249.
    2010 Karyn M. Blake, Lindsey L. Johnston, Maxwell A. Braverman, Joseph H. Nettleman, Laura K. Sposato, R. L. LaDuca, “Divalent Metal 1,3-Phenylenediacetate Coordination Polymers with Rigid or Flexible Dipyridyl Tethers: Chains, Layers, and Interpenetrated Networks”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2010, 363, 2233¬–2242.
    2010 Karyn M. Blake, Lindsey L. Johnston, Joseph H. Nettleman, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Cobalt Phenylenediacetate Coordination Polymers Containing Long-Spanning Dipyridyl Ligands: Rectangular Grid, Primitive Cubic, and 5-Connected Archimedean Layered Net Topologies”, CrystEngComm, 2010, 12, 1927–1934.
    2010 Gregory A. Farnum, R. L. LaDuca, “Zinc Tricarballylate Coordination Polymers with Threaded-Loop Self-Penetrated Layer and Triply Interpenetrated 3,4-Connected Binodal Network Structures: Topological Control through Anion Inclusion”, Crystal Growth & Design, 2010, 10, 1897–1903.
    2010 Gregory A. Farnum, Joseph H. Nettleman, R. L. LaDuca, “Divalent Metal Coordination Polymers Containing Substituted Malonate and Kinked Dipyridyl Ligands with Acentric Chain, Herringbone Layer, and Binodal Network Topologies”, CrystEngComm, 2010, 12, 888–897.
    2010 Joseph H. Nettleman, Laura K. Sposato, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Alkyl Group Dependence on Structure and Magnetic Properties in Layered Cobalt Coordination Polymers Containing Substituted Glutarate Ligands and 4,4'-Bipyridine”, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 2010, 183, 291–303.
    2010 Karyn M. Blake, Gregory A. Farnum, Lindsey L. Johnston, R. L. LaDuca, “Effect of Pendant Arm Length and Nitrogen Donor Disposition on the Topology of Luminescent Cadmium Phenylenedicarboxylate Coordination Polymers with Bis(pyridylmethyl) piperazine Co-Ligands”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2010, 363, 88–96.
    2010 Karyn M. Blake, Gregory A. Farnum, Lindsey L. Johnston, R. L. LaDuca, “Effect of Pendant Arm Length and Nitrogen Donor Disposition on the Topology of Luminescent Cadmium Phenylenedicarboxylate Coordination Polymers with Bis(pyridylmethyl) piperazine Co-Ligands”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2010, 363, 88–96.
    2010 Laura K. Sposato, Joseph H. Nettleman, Maxwell A. Braverman, Ronald M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Synthesis and Magnetic Properties of Dual-Ligand Divalent Copper Coordination Polymers with Rhomboid Layer, Archimedean Grid, and Self-Penetrated Network Topologies”, Crystal Growth & Design, 2010, 10, 335–343.
    2010 Gregory A. Farnum, David P. Martin, Laura K. Sposato, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Zinc Maleate and Fumarate Coordination Polymers Containing Hydrogen-Bonding Capable Organodiimines with Ligand Dependent In Situ Cis-Trans Isomerization”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2010, 363, 250–256.
    2010 Joseph H. Nettleman, Paul J. Szymanski, Laura K. Sposato, R. L. LaDuca, “Diverse Dimensionalities and Structures in Copper Coordination Polymers Incorporating Substituted Aliphatic Dicarboxylate Ligands and 4,4'-Bipyridine”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2010, 363, 225–233.
    2010 Lindsey L. Johnston, Joseph H. Nettleman, Maxwell A. Braverman, Laura K. Sposato, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Copper Benzenedicarboxylate Coordination Polymers Incorporating a Long-Spanning Neutral Co-ligand: Effect of Anion Inclusion and Carboxylate Pendant-Arm Length on Topology and Magnetism”, Polyhedron, 2010, 29, 303–311. INVITED PAPER for “2009 Young Investigator Special Issue”.
    2009 K. A. Siddiqui, G. K. Mehrotra, R. L. LaDuca, “Molecular-Self Organization of Metal Aminothiazoleacetate Complexes into H-bonded Metallo-Supramolecular Network based on and Synthons”, Polyhedron, 2009, 28, 4077–4083.
    2009 Gregory A. Farnum, Matthew R. Montney, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Two-Dimensional Divalent Metal Coordination Polymers Containing 3,4'-Dipyridylketone Tethers: Layer Topology Tuning by Anion Binding Preferences”, Zeitschrift fur Anorganische und Allgemenie Chemie, 2009, 635, 1549–1554.
    2009 Gregory A. Farnum, Lindsey L. Johnston, David P. Martin, R. L. LaDuca, “Control of Dimensionality through Nitrogen Donor Disposition in Divalent Metal Perchlorate Bis(pyridylmethyl)piperazine Coordination Polymers”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2009, 362, 3955–3962.
    2009 Maxwell A. Braverman, Paul J. Szymanski, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Properties of a Pair of Copper Dicarboxylate/ Dipyridylamine Coordination Polymers with a Non-Interpenetrated CdSO4 Topology”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2009, 362, 3684–3690.
    2009 Maxwell A. Braverman, Joseph H. Nettleman, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Copper Phthalate Coordination Polymers Incorporating Kinked Dipyridyl Ligands: An Unprecedented 8-Connected Network and One-Dimensional Chiral Nanobarrels with Hydrophobic Channels Constructed from Septuple Helical Motifs”, Inorganic Chemistry, 2009, 48, 4918–4926.
    2009 Matthew R. Montney, Justin G. Thomas, Ryan J. Trovitch, J. Zubieta, R. L. LaDuca, “Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Behavior of a Copper Molybdate Hybrid Inorganic/Organic Solid with a Novel 10-Connected Three-Dimensional Network Topology”, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2009, 12, 534–539.
    2009 Eric Shyu, Subhashree Mallika Krishnan, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Metal Azelate Coordination Polymers Constructed from a Kinked Dipyridyl Tether: ‘Ligand Vacancy’ Primitive Cubic and CdSO4 Topology Three-Dimensional Networks”, Polyehdron, 2009, 28, 1437–1446.
    2009 R. L. LaDuca, “Aliphatic and Aromatic Carboxylate Divalent Metal Coordination Polymers Incorporating the Kinked and Hydrogen-Bonding Capable Tethering Ligand 4,4'-Dipyridylamine”, Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2009, 253, 1759–1792. INVITED PAPER
    2009 Gregory A. Farnum, David P. Martin, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Counteranion and Donor Disposition Effects on the Topology of Luminescent Cadmium Coordination Polymers Incorporating Bis(pyridylmethyl)piperazine Isomers”, Journal of Molecular Structure, 2009, 927, 101–110.
    2009 Eric Shyu, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Structural Diversity in Luminescent Three-Dimensional Cadmium Aliphatic Dicarboxylate Coordination Polymers Incorporating 4,4'-Dipyridylamine: Interpenetrated, Non-Interpenetrated, and Self-Penetrated Networks”, Crystal Growth & Design, 2009, 9, 2481–2491.
    2009 Eric Shyu, Maxwell A. Braverman, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Control of Topology and Dimensionality by Aromatic Dicarboxylate Pendant Arm Position and Length in Cadmium Coordination Polymers Incorporating a Hydrogen-Bonding Capable Kinked Organodiimine”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2009, 362, 2283–2292.
    2009 Eric Shyu, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “A Chiral Luminescent Coordination Polymer Featuring a Unique 4-Connected Self-Catenated Topology Built from Helical Motifs”, Inorganic Chemistry, 2009, 48, 2723–2725. -#1 MOST ACCESSED ARTICLE at Inorganic Chemistry website, April 2009.
    2009 Aaron M. Hardy, R. L. LaDuca, “Synthesis and Structure of a Chain Coordination Polymer Incorporating a Long-Spanning Hydrogen-Bonding Capable Diimine and Pendant Dicyanamide Ligands, with a Novel Binodal (4,6)-connected Supramolecular Topology”, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2009, 12, 308–311.
    2009 60. David P. Martin, Warren R. Knapp, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Cobalt Isothiocyanate Coordination Polymers Constructed from Bis(pyridylmethyl)piperazine Ligands: Ribbon and Chain Motifs and a Novel (3,4)-Connected Supramolecular Layer Topology”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2009, 362, 1559–1564.
    2009 Eric Shyu, R. L. LaDuca, “Divalent Metal Succinate/Perchlorate Coordination Polymers Incorporating a Kinked Hydrogen-Bonding Capable Diimine: Chains, Layers and a (5,6)-Connected Binodal Network Featuring Alternating Rectangular and Hexagonal Grids”, Polyhedron, 2009, 28, 826–834.
    2009 Gregory A. Farnum, Warren R. Knapp, R. L. LaDuca, “Silver Nitrate Molecular Species and Coordination Polymers with Divergent Supramolecular Morphology Constructed from Hydrogen-Bonding Capable Dipyridyl Ligands”, Polyhedron, 2009, 28, 291–299.
    2009 Subhashree Mallika Krishnan, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, "Generation of a Three-Dimensional Network through Aliphatic Chain Flexibility in a Divalent Metal Dicarboxylate/Organodiimine Coordination Polymer System", Crystal Growth and Design, 2009, 9, 358–363.
    2009 David P. Martin, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, "Cadmium Dicarboxylate Coordination Polymers Incorporating a Long-Spanning Organodiimine: In Situ Alkene Isomerization and an Unprecedented Chiral 658 Two-Dimensional Network", Dalton Transactions, 2009, 514–520.
    2009 Matthew R. Montney, R. J. Staples, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, "Synthesis, Crystal Structure, and Magnetic Properties of Two-Dimensional Divalent Metal Glutarate/Dipyridylamine Coordination Polymers, with a Single Crystal-to-Single Crystal Transformation in the Copper Derivative", Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 2009, 182, 8–17.
    2008 David P. Martin, R. J. Staples, R. L. LaDuca, “A Chiral Self-Catenated Dual-Ligand Coordination Polymer Constructed from Three Distinct Interwoven Helical Motifs Interconnected by One-Dimensional Chains”, Inorganic Chemistry, 2008, 47, 9754–9756.
    2008 David P. Martin, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “A Three-Dimensional Mixed-Ligand Coordination Polymer Featuring Strongly Antiferromagnetically Coupled Dinuclear Copper Paddlewheels Linked into a 6-connected Self-Penetrated Network”, Crystal Growth and Design, 2008, 8, 3518–3520.
    2008 Warren R. Knapp, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Synthesis and Structure of a Copper Sulfate/Kinked Organodiimine Coordination Polymer Entraining “Infinite” Decorated Water Chains with C14 Classification”, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2008, 11, 1276–1279.
    2008 Kyalamboka A. Brown, David P. Martin, R. L. LaDuca, “An Acentric Parallel Interpenetrated Dual-Ligand Zinc Coordination Polymer from an In Situ Terminal-to-Internal Alkene Rearrangement”, CrystEngComm, 2008, 10, 1305–1308.
    2008 David P. Martin, Matthew R. Montney, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Cadmium Glutarate Coordination Polymers Containing Hydrogen-Bonding Capable Tethering Organodiimines: From Double Interpenetration to Supramolecular Cavities Containing an Unprecedented Water Tape Morphology”, Crystal Growth and Design, 2008, 8, 3091–3097.
    2008 David P. Martin, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Layered Metal Succinate/Bis(4-pyridylmethyl)piperazine Coordination Polymers Featuring Mutual Inclined Interpenetration”, Polyhedron, 2008, 27, 2545–2550.
    2008 Elena M. Lyons, Maxwell A. Braverman, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “An Acentric Luminescent Cadmium Dimethylsuccinate/Bipyridine Coordination Polymer with an Uncommon Three-Dimensional CdSO4 Topology”, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2008, 11, 855–858.
    2008 Matthew R. Montney, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Three-Dimensional Acentric Coordination Polymers Formed from the Linkage of Cobalt and Nickel Malonate Quadratic Layers through a Kinked Organodiimine: Synthesis, Structure, Thermal Properties and Magnetochemistry”, Polyhedron, 2008, 27, 2997–3003.
    2008 Maxwell A. Braverman, R. J. Staples, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Effect of Pendant Arm Position and Length on the Structure and Properties of Nickel Aromatic Dicarboxylate Coordination Polymers Incorporating a Kinked Organodiimine”, Polyhedron, 2008, 27, 2291–2300.
    2008 Subhashree Mallika Krishnan, Ronald M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “One- and Two-Dimensional Divalent Copper Coordination Polymers Based on Kinked Organodiimine and Long Flexible Aliphatic Dicarboxylate Ligands”, Journal of Molecular Structure, 2008, 891, 423–428.
    2008 Maxwell A. Braverman, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “A Mutually Inclined Interpenetrated Cobalt Benzenetricarboxylate/Organodiimine Layered Coordination Polymer Containing “Infinite” Water Chains and its Irreversible Crystal-to-Crystal Structural Reorganization upon Dehydration”, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2008, 11, 568–571.
    2008 Kyalamboka A. Brown, David P. Martin, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Two- and Three-Dimensional Divalent Metal Coordination Polymers Constructed from 2,2-Dimethylsuccinate and Dipyridylamine Ligands”, CrystEngComm, 2008, 10, 846–855. FEATURED FRONT COVER ARTICLE
    2008 Lindsey L. Johnston, David P. Martin, R. L. LaDuca, “One- and Two-Dimensional Copper Benzenedicarboxylate Coordination Polymers Incorporating the Flexible Tethering Diimine N,N'-bis(3-pyridylmethyl)piperazine: Synthesis, Structure, and Thermal Properties”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2008, 361, 2887–2894.
    2008 Lindsey L. Johnston, Andrew J. Ursini, Nathan P. Oien, Matthew P. Desciak, Randy S. Rarig, Jr., Jon Zubieta, R. L. LaDuca, “Two-Dimensional Monovalent Copper Halide Coordination Polymers Incorporating Anti-Conformation 3,3'-Bipyridine”, Zeitschrift fur Anorganische und Allgemenie Chemie, 2008, 634, 887–891.
    2008 Matthew R. Montney, R. L. LaDuca, “Topologically Novel Copper Molybdate Phases Based on 3,4'-Dipyridylketone: Hydrothermal Synthesis, Structural Characterization, and Magnetic Properties”, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 2008, 181, 828–836.
    2008 Matthew R. Montney, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Five-Fold Interpenetrated Strongly Hydrogen Bonded Rhomboid Grid Motifs Constructed from the Aggregation of Neutral Coordination Complexes with Long Pendant Aromatic Dicarboxylate and Organodiimine Ligands”, CrystEngComm, 2008, 10, 111–116.
    2008 Lindsey L. Johnston, Kyalamboka A. Brown, David P. Martin, R. L. LaDuca, “One- and Two-Dimensional Cobalt Benzenecarboxylate Coordination Polymers Containing a Kinked Organodiimine: Synthesis, Structure, and Magnetic Properties” , Journal of Molecular Structure, 2008, 882, 80–87.
    2008 Stephen M. Saylor, Ronald M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Coordination Geometry Induced Control of Channel Morphology in Divalent Metal Pyridinedicarboxylate Coordination Polymers Containing a Kinked Tethering Organodiimine”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2008, 361, 317–326.
    2008 Subhashree Mallika Krishnan, Matthew R. Montney, R. L. LaDuca, “Two-Dimensional Divalent Metal/Pimelate Coordination Polymers Incorporating Dipodal Organodiimines: Crystal Structures, Thermal Properties, and Magnetic Studies”, Polyhedron, 2008, 27, 821–834.
    2008 Maxwell A. Braverman, R. L. LaDuca, “Hydrothermal Synthesis and Structure of Divalent Metal Pyromellitate/Dipyridylamine Complexes: From an Unprecedented Supramolecular Three-Dimensional Topology to an Anionic Coordination Polymer Framework with Large Incipient Cation-Bearing Voids”, CrystEngComm, 2008, 10, 117–124.
    2008 Guilherme F. Cavichioli, David P. Martin, Andrew M. Ursini, R. L. LaDuca, “Synergistic Oxoanion and Ligand Conformation Control of Dimensionality in Coordination Polymers Formed via 3,3'-Bipyridine Tethers: From 1-D Undulating Chains to a Doubly Interpenetrated 3-D Framework”, Journal of Molecular Structure, 2008, 881, 107–116.
    2007 Matthew R. Montney, R. L. LaDuca, “Structure and Magnetic Properties of a Copper Malonate/Dipyridylamine Layered Coordination Polymer with Both Syn–Anti and Anti–Anti Copper Carboxylate Chains”, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2007, 10, 1518–1522.
    2007 David P. Martin, Maxwell A. Braverman, R. L. LaDuca, “Two- and Three-Dimensional Divalent Metal Isophthalate Coordination Polymers Incorporating Flexible Bispyridylmethylpiperazine Tethers: Structure Direction through Coordination Geometry Preferences, Carboxylate Binding Mode and Ligand Conformation”, Crystal Growth and Design, 2007, 7, 2609-2619.
    2007 Maxwell A. Braverman, R. L. LaDuca, “Luminescent Two- and Three-Dimensional Zinc Coordination Polymers Containing Isomers of Phenylenediacetate and a Kinked Tethering Organodiimine”, Crystal Growth and Design, 2007, 7, 2343–2351.
    2007 David P. Martin, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Self-Catenated and Interdigitated Layered Coordination Polymers Constructed from Kinked Dicarboxylate and Organodiimine Ligands”, Inorganic Chemistry, 2007, 46, 7917–7922.
    2007 Lindsey L. Johnston, Andrew J. Ursini, Nathan P. Oien, Ronald M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Cation Control of Dimensionality in Isothiocyanate Coordination Polymers Constructed from Conformationally Flexible 3,3'-Bipyridine Tethers”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2007, 360, 3619–3625.
    2007 Caleb H. Springsteen, Lindsey L. Johnston, R. L. LaDuca, “Synthesis and Structure of a Bimetallic Hybrid Inorganic/Organic Layered Coordination Polymer with an Octamolybdate Cluster Variant Trapped between the a and d Isomeric Forms”, Solid State Sciences, 2007, 9, 804–811.
    2007 Caleb H. Springsteen, Lindsey L. Johnston, R. L. LaDuca, “Synthesis and Structure of a Bimetallic Hybrid Inorganic/Organic Layered Coordination Polymer with an Octamolybdate Cluster Variant Trapped between the a and d Isomeric Forms”, Solid State Sciences, 2007, 9, 804–811.
    2007 Maxwell A. Braverman, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Luminescent Zinc and Cadmium Complexes Incorporating 1,3,5-Benzentricarboxylate and a Protonated Kinked Organodiimine: From a Hydrogen Bonded Layer Motif to Thermally Robust Two-Dimensional Coordination Polymers”, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 2007, 180, 1852–1862.
    2007 Matthew R. Montney, Subhashree Mallika Krishnan, R. M. Supkowski, Robert L. LaDuca, “Diverse Entangled Metal-Organic Framework Materials Incorporating Kinked Organodiimine and Flexible Aliphatic Dicarboxylate Ligands: Synthesis, Structure, Physical Properties and Reversible Structural Reorganization”, Inorganic Chemistry, 2007, 46, 7362–7370.
    2007 Subhashree Mallika Krishnan, Niral M. Patel, Warren R. Knapp, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “Oxoanion and Cation Effects on the Structural Morphology of Coordination Polymers Incorporating a Kinked Organodiimine Tethering Ligand”, CrystEngComm, 2007, 9, 503-514.
    2007 Matthew R. Montney, Subhashree Mallika Krishnan, Niral M. Patel, R. M. Supkowksi, R. L. LaDuca, “Divalent Metal Succinate/4,4'-Dipyridylamine Extended Solids: From Helical Chains to Diverse Three-Dimensional Networks Featuring Double, Quadruple, or Self-Interpenetration”, Crystal Growth and Design, 2007, 7, 1145-1153.
    2007 W. R. Knapp, J. G. Thomas, D. P. Martin, M. A. Braverman, R. J. Trovitch, R. L. LaDuca, “Divalent Nickel and Monovalent Copper Pseudohalide Coordination Polymers Incorporating the Kinked Organodiimine 4,4'-Dipyridylamine: From a (4,4)-Type Lamellar Motif to an Unprecedented Staircase Morphology", Zeitschrift fur Anorganische und Allgemenie Chemie, 2007, 633, 575-581.
    2007 M. A. Braverman, R. M. Supkowski, R. L. LaDuca, “One-Dimensional Nickel and Cobalt Phthalate Coordination Polymers Incorporating the Kinked Dipodal Organodiimine 4,4'-Dipyridylamine: Hydrothermal Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Thermal Properties”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2007, 360, 2353-2362.
    2007 A. E. Wasson, R. L. LaDuca, “Hydrothermal Synthesis, Crystal Structures, and Physical Properties of Two 3-D Network Nickel Nicotinate Coordination Polymers: [Ni4(µ-H2O)2(nicotinate)8.2H2O] and [Ni2(H2O)2(nicotinate)4(4,4'-bpy)]”, Polyhedron, 2007, 26, 1001-1011.
    2007 D. P. Martin, C. H. Springsteen, R. L. LaDuca, "Hydrothermal Synthesis, Structural Determination, and Thermal Properties of 2-D Cobalt- and Nickel-Based Coordination Polymers Incorporating Pendant-Arm 3-Pyridinecarboxylate Ligands", Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2007, 360, 599-606.
    2006 C.H. Springsteen, R. Sweeder, R. L. LaDuca, “Ligand and Anion Effects on the Morphology of Supramolecular Aqueous Substructures Entrained within One-Dimensional [CuL4X] Coordination Polymer Matrices (L = 2,4'-bipyridine, 4-phenylpyridine; X = SO42-, SiF62-)”, Crystal Growth and Design, 2006, 6, 2308-2314.
    2006 R. LaDuca, M. Desciak, R. Rarig, J. Zubieta, "Hydrothermal Synthesis, Solid State Structure, and Thermal Properties of a Family of Isomorphous 1-D Coordination Polymers Aggregated by Extensive Hydrogen Bonding: {[M(3,3'-bpy)(H2O)4] (SO4)•2H2O} (M = Co, Ni, Zn)", Zeitschrift fur Anorganische und Allgemenie Chemie, 2006, 632, 449-453.