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Research Output 1992 2020

2020
neural networks
electronics
ultraviolet radiation
wavelengths
engineering

Theory is back in Dyes & Pigments!

Jacquemin, D., Wainwright, M. & Heron, B. M., 22 Jan 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

Pyrans
Palladium
Catalysis
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Oxathiins
dioxides
synthesis
elimination
analogs

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., 23 Dec 2019, In : Dyes and Pigments. 175, 4 p., 108167.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ligands
Ions
Thiazoles
Fluorescence
Wavelength
1 Citation (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

Oxathiins
Photochromism
photochromism
dioxides
synthesis
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

22 Citations (Scopus)

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
Organic compounds
Switches
Photochromism
Logic gates
Electromagnetic waves
7 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
File
Optical communication
Neurons
Dynamic models
Hydrodynamics
Salts
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

5 Citations (Scopus)
Coloring Agents
Dyes
Electric fields
Density functional theory
Absorption spectra
9 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

Optical communication
Neurons
Radiation
Communication
Electromagnetic waves
6 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

Fuzzy logic
logic
Time series
Hydrodynamics
hydrodynamics
2016
6 Citations (Scopus)
Fuzzy logic
Fuzzy sets
Absorption spectra
Color
15 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
Electromagnetic waves
Fuzzy logic
Chemical activation
Quantum yield
Color
2015
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

2-naphthol
14 Citations (Scopus)
Elongation
Coloring Agents
Dyes
Electronic properties
Density functional theory

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

7 Citations (Scopus)

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

Naphthol
Acylation
Lithium
Amides
Acids
4 Citations (Scopus)
reactivity
Electric dipole moments
Molecules
Vibrational spectra
electric moments
2014
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

Half-Life
Irradiation
Photochromism
Oxygenation
Dimerization

Editorial

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

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

Irradiation
Pyrans
Naphthol
Isomers
Heating
50 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

Porphyrins
Zinc
Coloring Agents
Dyes
Electronic structure
2013
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

Methanol
Dyes
Photochromism
Dehydration
Cations
15 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

Alkylation
Color
Bearings (structural)
Stearates
Acylation
16 Citations (Scopus)
Vibrational spectra
Density functional theory
Isomers
Raman spectroscopy
2012
24 Citations (Scopus)

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

Stearates
Color
8 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

Aniline Compounds
Diphenylamine
Stearates
Amination
Palladium
3 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

Photochromism
Naphthol
Lithium
Condensation
Alcohols
5 Citations (Scopus)
Photochromism
Bearings (structural)
Dyes
Positive ions
Cations
5 Citations (Scopus)
Photochromism
Benzopyrans
Palladium
Isomerization
Styrene
11 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

Crystal structure
Fluorescence
boradiazaindacene
naphtho(2,1-b)pyran
5 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

Styrene
Copolymers
Bromine
Polymerization
Color
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

Condensation
Acids
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Oxocins
Acylation
X ray crystallography
Cyclization
Alkenes
3 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

Benzopyrans
Atoms
Tetraoxanes
Dioxanes
Xanthenes
6 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

Contact lenses
Methacrylates
Contact Lenses
Polymerization
Free Radicals
8 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

Discrete Fourier transforms
Thermodynamic properties
Bond length
Vibrational spectra
Potential energy
2010
9 Citations (Scopus)

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

Acids
2H-naphtho(1,2-b)pyran
merocyanine
13 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

Photochromism
photochromism
Lithium
lithium
Irradiation
2009
16 Citations (Scopus)

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
22 Citations (Scopus)

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

Thioxanthenes
tautomers
dioxides
contraction
valence
10 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

Benzophenones
Naphthalene
Ether
Ethers
Benzene
12 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

Salts
Derivatives
Literature
Nucleophiles
Molecules
14 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

Coloring Agents
dyes
Modulation
Irradiation
Color
2007
53 Citations (Scopus)

Tuning the color switching of naphthopyrans via the control of polymeric architectures

Sriprom, W., Néel, M., Gabbutt, C. D., Heron, B. M. & Perrier, S., 21 May 2007, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry. 17, 19, p. 1885-1893 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dyes
Tuning
Color
Polymethyl Methacrylate
Naphthalene