James M Takacs

  • 4007 Citations
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1977 …2019

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Crystal engineering in two dimensions: control of planar packing by design of new amphiphiles

Eckhardt, C. J., Peachey, N. M., Takacs, J. M. & Uphaus, R. A., Apr 15 1994, In : Thin Solid Films. 242, 1-2, p. 67-73 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Effect of beam attenuation on photorefractive grating erasure

Liphardt, M., Goonesekera, A., Ducharme, S., Takacs, J. M. & Zhang, L., Oct 1996, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics. 13, 10, p. 2252-2260 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 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

92 Scopus citations

Electric-field stabilization and competition of gratings in a photorefractive polymer

Ducharme, S., Takacs, J. M., Zhang, L. & Jones, B., Jan 15 1993, In : Optics Letters. 18, 2, p. 152-154 3 p.

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29 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

Enantioselective alkylation of chiral enolates

Evans, D. A. & Takacs, J. M., 1980, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 21, 44, p. 4233-4236 4 p.

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202 Scopus citations

Enantioselective desymmetrization via carbonyl-directed catalytic asymmetric hydroboration and Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling

Hoang, G. L., Yang, Z. D., Smith, S. M., Pal, R., Miska, J. L., Pérez, D. E., Pelter, L. S. W., Zeng, X. C. & Takacs, J. M., Feb 20 2015, In : Organic Letters. 17, 4, p. 940-943 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Enantioselective Diels-Alder reactions: Room temperature bis(oxazoline)-zinc, -magnesium, and -copper triflate catalysts

Takacs, J. M., Lawson, E. C., Reno, M. J., Youngman, M. A. & Quincy, D. A., Sep 25 1997, In : Tetrahedron Asymmetry. 8, 18, p. 3073-3078 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

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

Enantioselective γ-borylation of unsaturated amides and stereoretentive Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling

Hoang, G. L. & Takacs, J. M., 2017, In : Chemical Science. 8, 6, p. 4511-4516 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations
66 Scopus citations

Facile access to functionalized chiral secondary benzylic boronic esters: Via catalytic asymmetric hydroboration

Chakrabarty, S., Palencia, H., Morton, M. D., Carr, R. O. & Takacs, J. M., 2019, In : Chemical Science. 10, 18, p. 4854-4861 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Scopus citations

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

High-performance photorefractive polymers

Liphardt, M., Goonesekera, A., Jones, B. E., Ducharme, S., Takacs, J. M. & Zhang, L., 1994, In : Science. 263, 5145, p. 367-369 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

126 Scopus citations

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

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

Intramolecular formal iron-catalyzed ene reactions: The stereoselective and regiocontrolled formation of substituted tetrahydropyrans

Takacs, J. M., Anderson, L. G., Creswell, M. W. & Takacs, B. E., 1987, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 28, 46, p. 5627-5630 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
52 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

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

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

Ligand-Controlled Regiodivergent Enantioselective Rhodium-Catalyzed Alkene Hydroboration

Bochat, A. J., Shoba, V. M. & Takacs, J. M., Jul 8 2019, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 58, 28, p. 9434-9438 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

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

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

Mechanistic insights into carbonyl-directed rhodium-catalyzed hydroboration: Ab initio study of a cyclic γ,δ-unsaturated amide

Yang, Z. D., Pal, R., Hoang, G. L., Zeng, X. C. & Takacs, J. M., Mar 7 2014, In : ACS Catalysis. 4, 3, p. 763-771 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
160 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

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

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

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

Phosphonamide Stabilized Allylic Carbanions. New Homoenolate Anion Equivalents

Evans, D. A., Takacs, J. M. & Hurst, K. M., Feb 1 1979, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 101, 2, p. 371-378 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

110 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations

Photoconductivity and grating response time of a photorefractive polymer

Jones, B. E., Ducharme, S., Liphardt, M., Goonesekera, A., Takacs, J. M., Zhang, L. & Athalye, R., Jun 1994, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics. 11, 6, p. 1064-1072 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 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.

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52 Scopus citations

Preparation of D-cycloserine and 13C-labeled D-cycloserine

Thacker, N. C., Molnár-Tóth, J., Miska, J. L., Barletta, R. G. & Takacs, J. M., 2012, In : Heterocycles. 86, 2, p. 1575-1582 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
19 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

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.

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30 Scopus citations

Remarkably Facile Borane-Promoted, Rhodium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Tri- and Tetrasubstituted Alkenes

Shoba, V. M. & Takacs, J. M., Apr 26 2017, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 139, 16, p. 5740-5743 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Rhodium-catalyzed asymmetric hydroboration of γ,δ-unsaturated amide derivatives: δ-borylated amides

Hoang, G. L., Zhang, S. & Takacs, J. M., 2018, In : Chemical Communications. 54, 38, p. 4838-4841 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 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

Ruthenium-Catalyzed Amination of Secondary Alcohols Using Borrowing Hydrogen Methodology

Marichev, K. O. & Takacs, J. M., Apr 1 2016, In : ACS Catalysis. 6, 4, p. 2205-2210 6 p.

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82 Scopus citations

Separation of chiral phases in monolayer crystals of racemic amphiphiles

Eckhardt, C. J., Peachey, N. M., Swanson, D. R., Takacs, J. M., Khan, M. A., Gong, X., Kim, J. H., Wang, J. & Uphaus, R. A., 1993, In : Nature. 362, 6421, p. 614-616 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

152 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.

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29 Scopus citations

Surprisingly facile C-H activation in the course of oxime-directed catalytic asymmetric hydroboration

Thacker, N. C., Shoba, V. M., Geis, A. E. & Takacs, J. M., Dec 1 2015, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 56, 23, p. 3306-3310 5 p., 45600.

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2 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
34 Scopus citations

Synthesis of Chiral Tertiary Boronic Esters by Oxime-Directed Catalytic Asymmetric Hydroboration

Shoba, V. M., Thacker, N. C., Bochat, A. J. & Takacs, J. M., Jan 22 2016, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 55, 4, p. 1465-1469 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations