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Research Output

2020

A contribution to neuromorphic engineering: neuromodulation implemented through photochromic compounds maintained out of equilibrium by UV–visible radiation

Bartolomei, B., Heron, B. M. & Gentili, P. L., 1 Mar 2020, In : Rendiconti Lincei. 31, 1, p. 39-52 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Inhibition of the photochromic behaviour of a 3,3-diphenyl-3H-pyrano[3,2-f]quinoline ligand by coordination to Ag(I) ions

Edgar, R., Elliott, P., Fennessy, R. V., Gabbutt, C., Heron, M., Pope, S., Sinopoli, A. & Rice, C., 1 Apr 2020, In : Dyes and Pigments. 175, 4 p., 108167.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Synthesis and Photochromism of Novel Pyridyl Substituted Naphthopyrans

De Azevedo, O., Elliott, P., Gabbutt, C., Heron, M., Lord, K. J. & Pullen, C., 21 Aug 2020, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 85, 16, p. 10772-10796 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Theory is back in Dyes & Pigments!

Jacquemin, D., Wainwright, M. & Heron, B. M., 1 May 2020, In : Dyes and Pigments. 176, 1 p., 108236.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2019

Base-Mediated Ring-Contraction of Pyran Systems Promoted by Palladium and Phase-Transfer Catalysis

Aiken, S., De Azevedo, O., Chauhan, K., Driscoll, T., Elliott, P., Gabbutt, C. & Heron, M., 20 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 85, 2, p. 952-966 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Expedient synthesis of highly substituted 3,4-dihydro-1,2-oxathiine 2,2-dioxides and 1,2-oxathiine 2,2-dioxides: Revisiting sulfene additions to enaminoketones

Aiken, S., Anozie, K., De Azevedo, O., Cowan, L., Edgar, R., Gabbutt, C., Heron, B., Lawrence, P., Mills, A., Rice, C., Urquhart, M. & Zonidis, D., Nov 2019, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 17, 44, p. 9585-9604 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and Photochromism of Some Mono and Bis(Thienyl) Substituted Oxathiine 2,​2-​dioxides

Aiken, S., Gabbutt, C., Heron, B., Rice, C. & Zonidis, D., Nov 2019, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 17, 44, p. 9578-9584 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
2018

Editorial

Heron, B. M. & Wainwright, M., 1 Jul 2018, In : Dyes and Pigments. 154, p. A1 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Electrochromic compounds and optical articles containing them

Heron, M., Gabbutt, C. & Aiken, S., 12 Jul 2018, Patent No. WO2018127540, 4 Jan 2018, Priority date 9 Jan 2017

Research output: Patent

Negatively Photochromic Organic Compounds: Exploring the Dark Side

Aiken, S., Edgar, R., Gabbutt, C., Heron, B. M. & Hobson, P. A., Feb 2018, In : Dyes and Pigments. 149, p. 92-121 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
38 Citations (Scopus)

Photochromic and luminescent compounds as artificial neuron models

Gentili, P. L., Giubila, M. S., Germani, R. & Heron, M., 1 Sep 2018, In : Dyes and Pigments. 156, p. 149-159 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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10 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Electrochromic compounds and optical articles containing them

Heron, M., Gabbutt, C. & Aiken, S., 12 Jan 2017, Patent No. WO2017005824, 6 Jul 2016, Priority date 8 Jul 2015

Research output: Patent

6 Citations (Scopus)

Optical Communication among Oscillatory Reactions and Photo-Excitable Systems: UV and Visible Radiation Can Synchronize Artificial Neuron Models

Gentili, P. L., Giubila, M. S., Germani, R., Romani, A., Nicoziani, A., Spalletti, A. & Heron, B. M., 19 Jun 2017, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 56, 26, p. 7535-7540 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Processing Binary and Fuzzy Logic by Chaotic Time Series Generated by a Hydrodynamic Photochemical Oscillator

Gentili, P. L., Giubila, M. S. & Heron, B. M., 5 Jul 2017, In : ChemPhysChem. 18, 13, p. 1831-1841 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
2016
7 Citations (Scopus)

Extending human perception of electromagnetic radiation to the UV region through biologically inspired photochromic fuzzy logic (BIPFUL) systems

Gentili, P. L., Rightler, A. L., Heron, B. M. & Gabbutt, C. D., 25 Jan 2016, In : Chemical Communications. 52, 7, p. 1474-1477 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
16 Citations (Scopus)
2015

An intramolecular, Pd-mediated α-arylation route to 4-aryl-2-naphthols

Aiken, S., Armitage, B., Gabbutt, C. D. & Heron, B., 12 Aug 2015, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 56, 33, p. 4840-4842

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
21 Citations (Scopus)

Electrochromic single and two-core viologens and optical articles containing them

Heron, M., Gabbutt, C. & Aiken, S., 26 Mar 2015, Patent No. WO2015040033 , 16 Sep 2014, Priority date 17 Sep 2013

Research output: Patent

Electrochromic two-core viologen derivatives and optical articles containing them

Heron, M., Gabbutt, C., Aiken, S. & Crossley, D., 26 Mar 2015, Patent No. WO2015040031, 16 Sep 2014, Priority date 17 Sep 2013

Research output: Patent

Photochromic bi-naphthopyrans

Aiken, S., Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M. & Kolla, S. B., 2015, In : Dyes and Pigments. 113, p. 239-250 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)
2014

5-Hydroxy substituted naphthofurans and naphthothiazoles as precursors of photochromic benzochromenes

Aiken, S., Allsopp, B., Booth, K., Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M. & Rice, C. R., 9 Dec 2014, In : Tetrahedron. 70, 49, p. 9352-9358

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Editorial

Heron, M., Tian, H. & Wainwright, M., 1 Jan 2014, In : Dyes and Pigments. 100, p. iii

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The first structural and spectroscopic characterisation of a ring-opened form of a 2H-naphtho[1,2-b]pyran: a novel photomerocyanine

Aiken, S., Booth, K., Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, M., Rice, C. R., Charaf-eddin, A. & Jacquemin, D., 25 Jul 2014, In : Chemical Communications. 50, 58, p. 7900-7903

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Theoretical study on the light harvesting efficiency of zinc porphyrin sensitizers for DSSCs

Chaitanya, K., Ju, X. H. & Heron, B. M., 2014, In : RSC Advances. 4, 51, p. 26621-26634 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Cationic merocyanine dyes by photomodulation of [4-(naphthopyran-3-yl) phenyl]methines

Aiken, S., Clayton, D., Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M. & Kolla, S. B., Apr 2013, In : Dyes and Pigments. 97, 1, p. 118-123 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Reductive alkylation of aminofluorans: A simple route to intrinsically thermochromic fluorans

Azizian, F., Field, A. J. & Heron, B. M., Nov 2013, In : Dyes and Pigments. 99, 2, p. 432-439 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)
17 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Intrinsically thermochromic fluorans

Azizian, F., Field, A. J., Heron, B. M. & Kilner, C., 18 Jan 2012, In : Chemical Communications. 48, 5, p. 750-752 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Palladium-catalysed amination of bromofluorans and an investigation of their thermochromic behaviour

Azizian, F., Field, A. J., Griffiths, J. & Heron, B. M., Jan 2012, In : Dyes and Pigments. 92, 1, p. 524-530 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and photochromic properties of spiro[naphthopyran-7′H- benzocyclohepta-5′,8′-dienes]

Crossley, D. L., Gabbutt, C. D., Mark Heron, B., Kay, P. & Mogstad, M., 1 Oct 2012, In : Dyes and Pigments. 95, 1, p. 62-68 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
5 Citations (Scopus)
5 Citations (Scopus)

The synthesis and properties of naphthopyran- boradiazaindacene conjugates

Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M., Kilner, C. & Kolla, S. B., 1 Aug 2012, In : Dyes and Pigments. 94, 2, p. 175-182 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

The synthesis and properties of vinyl substituted naphthopyrans and their styrene copolymers

Blackwell, C. J., Gabbutt, C. D., Guthrie, J. T. & Heron, B. M., 1 Nov 2012, In : Dyes and Pigments. 95, 2, p. 408-420 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Direct formation of α,β-unsaturated dithioacetals from diarylpropynols

Curtis, A. J., Gabbutt, C. D., Mark Heron, B. & Kilner, C., 1 Feb 2011, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 52, 6, p. 708-710 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hexatriene formation from the regiospecific alkene cross-metathesis of trans-1-(buta-1,3-dien-1-yl)-2-acryloyloxynaphthalene

Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M., Kilner, C. & Kolla, S. B., 1 Sep 2011, In : Journal of Chemical Research. 35, 9, p. 531-535 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Six-Membered Ring Systems: With O and/or S Atoms

Hepworth, J. D. & Heron, B. M., 2011, In : Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry. 23, p. 427-463 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and Characterization of Co-polymers Based on Methyl Methacrylate and 2-Hexyl Acrylate Containing Naphthopyrans for a Light-Sensitive Contact Lens

Nabais, C. R. J. O. D., Heron, B. M., De Sousa, H. C., Gil, M. H. & Sobral, A. J. F. N., 1 Jan 2011, In : Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition. 22, 1-3, p. 139-152 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Vibrational assignment of the spectral data and thermodynamic properties of 2-chloro-4-fluorobenzophenone using DFT quantum chemical calculations

Chaitanya, K., Santhamma, C., Heron, B. M., Gabbutt, C. D. & Instone, A. C., 16 Sep 2011, In : Vibrational Spectroscopy. 57, 1, p. 35-41 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Benzopentalenonaphthalenones from the intramolecular capture of a merocyanine derived from a naphthopyran

Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M., Kilner, C. & Kolla, S. B., 28 Nov 2010, In : Chemical Communications. 46, 44, p. 8481-8483 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of a 1,1-diarylvinyl moiety on the photochromism of naphthopyrans

Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M., Kilner, C. & Kolla, S. B., 7 Nov 2010, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 8, 21, p. 4874-4883 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Pyrans and their Benzo Derivatives: Structure

Hepworth, J. D., Gabbutt, C. D. & Mark Heron, B., 1 Sep 2009, Six-membered Rings with One Heteroatom and Fused Carbocyclic Derivatives. Elsevier Ltd, Vol. 5. p. 301-350 50 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2008

Ring contraction during the 6π-electrocyclisation of naphthopyran valence tautomers

Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M., Kolla, S. B., Kilner, C., Coles, S. J., Horton, P. N. & Hursthouse, M. B., 7 Sep 2008, In : Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry. 6, 17, p. 3096-3104 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and photochromic properties of symmetrical aryl ether linked bi- and tri-naphthopyrans

Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M., Instone, A. C., Kolla, S. B., Mahajan, K., Coelho, P. J. & Carvalho, L. M., 1 Jan 2008, In : Dyes and Pigments. 76, 1, p. 24-34 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Thiopyrans and their benzo derivatives

Hepworth, J. D. & Heron, B. M., 2008, Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry III. Katritzky, A. R., Ramsden, C. A. & Taylor, R. J. K. (eds.). Elsevier Ltd, Vol. 7. p. 727-954 228 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 Citations (Scopus)

Two stage colour modulation of triarylmethine dyes derived from a photochromic naphthopyran

Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M., Kolla, S. B. & Mcgivern, M., 2 Apr 2008, In : European Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2008, 12, p. 2031-2034 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)