James M Takacs

  • 4003 Citations
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1977 …2019

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1997

Enantioselective Diels-Alder reactions: Novel constrained bis(oxazoline) ligand-metal triflate catalysts

Takacs, J. M., Quincy, D. A., Shay, W., Jones, B. E. & Ross, C. R., Sep 25 1997, In : Tetrahedron Asymmetry. 8, 18, p. 3079-3087 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Scopus citations

Low-field hole mobility in a photorefractive polymer

Goonesekera, A., Ducharme, S., Takacs, J. M. & Zhang, L., Nov 22 1997, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 107, 20, p. 8709-8712 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
1998

Influence of dipole moment of the transport agents on the carrier mobility in photorefractive polymers

Goonesekera, A., Ducharme, S. & Takacs, J. M., 1998, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 3471, p. 4-15 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

1 Scopus citations

Palladium-catalyzed bisdiene carbocyclizations: Cycloisomerizations of bisdienes bearing an ester substituent

Takacs, J. M., Jaber, M. R., Strakhov, A. V. & Athalye, R. V., Jul 9 1998, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 39, 28, p. 5003-5006 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Preparation of chiral oxazolidin-2-ones and vicinal amino alcohols

Takacs, J. M., Jaber, M. R. & Vellekoop, A. S., Apr 17 1998, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 63, 8, p. 2742-2748 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations

Recent applications of catalytic metal-mediated carbocyclizations in asymmetric synthesis

Takacs, J. M., Boito, S. C. & Myoung, Y. C., 1998, In : Current Organic Chemistry. 2, 3, p. 233-254 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

10 Scopus citations

Regio- and diastereoselective boron-mediated aldol reactions of chiral α,β,γ,δ-unsaturated N-acyloxazolidinones

Takacs, J. M., Jaber, M. R., Swanson, B. J. & Mehrman, S. J., Dec 24 1998, In : Tetrahedron Asymmetry. 9, 24, p. 4313-4324 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Synthesis and characterization of dendrimers for potential photorefractive applications

Bai, J., Ducharme, S., Goonesekera, A., Leonov, A. P., Lu, L. & Takacs, J. M., Aug 1998, In : American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry. 39, 2, p. 991 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

1999

A comprehensive review of the applications of transition metal-catalyzed reactions to solid phase synthesis

Kingsbury, C. L., Mehrman, S. J. & Takacs, J. M., Sep 1999, In : Current Organic Chemistry. 3, 5, p. 497-555 59 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

40 Scopus citations

New organic photorefractive material composed of a charge-transporting dendrimer and a stilbene chromophore

Bai, J., Ducharme, S., Leonov, A., Liu, L. & Takacs, J. M., 1999, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 3799, p. 22-30 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

1 Scopus citations

Organometallic Chemistry: Preface

Takacs, J. M., 1999, In : Current Organic Chemistry. 3, 5, p. v

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2000

Femtosecond luminescence dynamics in a nonlinear optical organic dendrimer

Varnavski, O., Leanov, A., Liu, L. & Takacs, J., 2000, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 61, 19, p. 12732-12738 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Large Nonlinear Refraction and Higher Order Nonlinear Optical Effects in a Novel Organic Dendrimer

Varnavski, O., Leanov, A., Liu, L., Takacs, J. & Goodson, T., Jan 20 2000, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 104, 2, p. 179-188 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations

Preface

Takacs, J. M., 2000, In : Current Organic Chemistry. 4, 8, p. i

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2001

Preface

Takacs, J. M., 2001, In : Current Organic Chemistry. 5, 7, p. I

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2002

Carbon Nucleophiles in the Mitsunobu Reaction. Mono- and Dialkylation of Bis(2,2,2-trifluoroethyl) Malonates

Takacs, J. M., Xu, Z., Jiang, X. T., Leonov, A. P. & Theriot, G. C., Oct 31 2002, In : Organic Letters. 4, 22, p. 3843-3845 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Iron-catalyzed enediene carbocyclizations. The total synthesis of (-)-gibboside

Takacs, J. M., Vayalakkada, S., Mehrman, S. J. & Kingsbury, C. L., Nov 11 2002, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 43, 46, p. 8417-8420 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2003

Controlling mode selectivity in palladium-catalyzed bisdiene carbocyclizations: Optimizing for cyclization-trapping over cycloisomerization

Takacs, J. M., Schroeder, S. D., Han, J., Gifford, M., Jiang, X. T., Saleh, T., Vayalakkada, S. & Yap, A. H., Oct 2 2003, In : Organic Letters. 5, 20, p. 3595-3598 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Palladium-Catalyzed Bisdiene Carbocyclizations: A Facile [3 + 2] Cycloaddition Reaction Mode

Takacs, J. M. & Leonov, A. P., Nov 13 2003, In : Organic Letters. 5, 23, p. 4317-4320 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Palladium-catalyzed regiocontrolled and stereoselective alkylations of bis(trifluoroethyl) malonates with dienyl alcohols

Takacs, J. M., Jiang, X. T. & Leonov, A. P., Sep 8 2003, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 44, 37, p. 7075-7079 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Preface

Takacs, J. M., Mar 2003, In : Current Organic Chemistry. 7, 4, p. 300 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Targeting Methanopterin Biosynthesis to Inhibit Methanogenesis

Dumitru, R., Palencia, H., Schroeder, S. D., DeMontigny, B. A., Takacs, J. M., Rasche, M. E., Miner, J. L. & Ragsdale, S. W., Dec 2003, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 69, 12, p. 7236-7241 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

The Wacker reaction and related alkene oxidation reactions

Takacs, J. M. & Jiang, X. T., Mar 2003, In : Current Organic Chemistry. 7, 4, p. 369-396 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

218 Scopus citations
2004

Asymmetric Catalysis Using Self-Assembled Chiral Bidentate P,P-Ligands

Takacs, J. M., Reddy, D. S., Moteki, S. A., Wu, D. & Palencia, H., Apr 14 2004, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 126, 14, p. 4494-4495 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

150 Scopus citations

Improving catalyst scope: Use of multiple aniline substrates to optimize a palladium-catalyzed bisdiene cyclization

Takacs, J. M. & Han, J., Sep 2 2004, In : Organic Letters. 6, 18, p. 3099-3102 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Suzuki-Miyaura coupling with high turnover number using an N-acyl-N-heterocyclic carbene palladacycle precursor

Palencia, H., Garcia-Jimenez, F. & Takacs, J. M., May 10 2004, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 45, 20, p. 3849-3853 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations
2005

Improved turnover numbers in palladium-catalyzed bisdiene cyclization-trapping using N-heterocyclic carbene ligands

Takacs, J. M., Layek, S., Palencia, H. & Andrews, R. N., Dec 2005, In : Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis. 347, 15, p. 1937-1942 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Investigation of ferroelectricity in poly(methyl vinylidene cyanide)

Poulsen, M., Ducharme, S., Sorokin, A. V., Reddy, S., Takacs, J. M., Wen, Y., Kim, J. & Adenwalla, S., 2005, In : Ferroelectrics, Letters Section. 32, 3-4, p. 91-97 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

N-heterocyclic carbene-palladium catalysts for the bisdiene cyclization-trapping reaction with sulfonamides under thermal and microwave conditions

Takacs, J. M., Venkataraman, S., Andrews, R. N. & Pelter, L. S. W., Dec 1 2005, In : Journal of Organometallic Chemistry. 690, 24-25, p. 6205-6209 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

The selective formation of neutral, heteroleptic zinc(II) complexes via self-discrimination of chiral bisoxazoline racemates and pseudoracemates

Takacs, J. M., Hrvatin, P. M., Atkins, J. M., Reddy, D. S. & Clark, J. L., Feb 2005, In : New Journal of Chemistry. 29, 2, p. 263-265 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations
2006

Angle resolved thermal desorption studies for poly(methylvinylidene cyanide) and poly(vinylidenefluoride trifluoroethylene)

Ilie, C. C., Jacobson, P. A., Poulsen, M., Rosa, L. G., Sahadeva-Reddy, D., Takacs, J. M., Ducharme, S. & Dowben, P. A., 2006, Responsive Soft Matter: Chemistry and Physics for Assemblages, Films and Forms. Materials Research Society, p. 97-102 6 p. (Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings; vol. 947).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Comparison of the electronic structure of two polymers with strong dipole ordering

Xiao, J., Rosa, L. G., Poulsen, M., Feng, D. Q., Sahadeva Reddy, D., Takacs, J. M., Cai, L., Zhang, J., Ducharme, S. & Dowben, P. A., Apr 5 2006, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 18, 13, p. L155-L161

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Rhodium-catalyzed asymmetric hydrogenation using self-assembled chiral bidentate ligands

Takacs, J. M., Chaiseeda, K., Moteki, S. A., Reddy, D. S., Wu, D. & Chandra, K., Feb 2006, In : Pure and Applied Chemistry. 78, 2, p. 501-509 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations

Single enantiomer, chiral donor-acceptor metal complexes from bisoxazoline pseudoracemates

Atkins, J. M., Moteki, S. A., DiMagno, S. G. & Takacs, J. M., Jun 22 2006, In : Organic Letters. 8, 13, p. 2759-2762 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

TADDOL-derived phosphites and phosphoramidites for efficient rhodium-catalyzed asymmetric hydroboration

Moteki, S. A., Wu, D., Chandra, K. L., Sahadeva Reddy, D. & Takacs, J. M., Jul 6 2006, In : Organic Letters. 8, 14, p. 3097-3100 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

Water absorption and desorption from the dipole ordered polymer poly(methylvinylidene cyanide)

Jacobson, P. A., Ilie, C. C., Yakovkin, I. N., Poulsen, M., Reddy, D. S., Takacs, J. M. & Dowben, P. A., Aug 10 2006, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 110, 31, p. 15389-15392 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2007

Activated water desorption from poly(methylvinylidene cyanide)

Ilie, C. C., Jacobson, P. A., Yakovkin, I. N., Rosa, L. G., Poulsen, M., Sahadeva Reddy, D., Takacs, J. M. & Dowben, P. A., Jul 12 2007, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 111, 27, p. 7742-7746 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2008

Biotinyl-methyl 4-(amidomethyl)benzoate is a competitive inhibitor of human biotinidase

Kobza, K. A., Chaiseeda, K., Sarath, G., Takacs, J. M. & Zempleni, J., Dec 2008, In : Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. 19, 12, p. 826-832 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Chirality-Directed Self-Assembly: An Enabling Strategy for Ligand Scaffold Optimization

Takacs, J. M., Moteki, S. A. & Reddy, D. S., Feb 21 2008, Supramolecular Catalysis. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, p. 235-253 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations

Click-connected ligand scaffolds: macrocyclic chelates for asymmetric hydrogenation

Qing, Z. & Takacs, J. M., Feb 21 2008, In : Organic Letters. 10, 4, p. 545-548 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Efficient amide-directed catalytic asymmetric hydroboration

Smith, S. M., Thacker, N. C. & Takacs, J. M., Mar 26 2008, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 130, 12, p. 3734-3735 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

93 Scopus citations

Electronic structure evidence for all-trans poly(methylvinylidene cyanide)

Xiao, J., Poulsen, M., Sahadeva Reddy, D., Takacs, J. M., Losovyj, Y. B. & Dowben, P. A., Aug 2008, In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 48, 8, p. 1649-1654 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
66 Scopus citations

Oligo(vinylidene fluoride) Langmuir-Blodgett films studied by spectroscopic ellipsometry and the density functional theory

Korlacki, R., Johnson, J. T., Kim, J., Ducharme, S., Thompson, D. W., Fridkin, V. M., Ge, Z. & Takacs, J. M., 2008, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 129, 6, 064704.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2010

Amide-directed catalytic asymmetric hydroboration of trisubstituted alkenes

Smith, S. M. & Takacs, J. M., 2010, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 132, 6, p. 1740-1741 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

74 Scopus citations

Remarkable levels of enantioswitching in catalytic asymmetric hydroboration

Smith, S. M. & Takacs, J. M., Oct 15 2010, In : Organic Letters. 12, 20, p. 4612-4615 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Vibrational properties of ferroelectric β -vinylidene fluoride polymers and oligomers

Nakhmanson, S. M., Korlacki, R., Johnston, J. T., Ducharme, S., Ge, Z. & Takacs, J. M., May 27 2010, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 81, 17, 174120.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
2011

Catalytic asymmetric hydroboration of β,γ-unsaturated Weinreb amides: Striking influence of the borane

Smith, S. M., Uteuliyev, M. & Takacs, J. M., 2011, In : Chemical Communications. 47, 27, p. 7812-7814 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations
2012

Ligand scaffold optimization of a supramolecular hydrogenation catalyst: Analyzing the influence of key structural subunits on reactivity and selectivity

Thacker, N. C., Moteki, S. A. & Takacs, J. M., Dec 7 2012, In : ACS Catalysis. 2, 12, p. 2743-2752 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations