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    1. Bigger and Brighter Fluorenes: Facile π-Expansion, Brilliant Emission and Sensing of Nitroaromatics. Ramakrishna, J.; Venkatakrishnan, P. Chem. Asian J. accepted for publication.
    2. Unprecedented Intramolecular Cyclization in Strongly Dipolar Extended Merocyanine Dyes: A Route to Novel Dyes with Improved Transparency, Nonlinear Optical Properties and Thermal Stability. Venkatakrishnan, P.; Castet, F.; Pandey, R.; Mongin, O.; Das, P. K.; Blanchard-Desce, M. Dyes and Pigments2016130, 70.
    3. Functionalized Rosette Nanotubes as Novel Electron Donor Materials for Solution-Processed Organic Photovoltaics. Shuai, L.; Venkatakrishnan, P.; Cho, J.-Y.; Yamazaki, T.; Beingessner, R. L.; Fenniri, H. MRS Proceedings, 20151737, mrsf14-1737-u01-04.
    4. Combination of Cyanine Behavior and Giant Hyperpolarizability β in Novel Merocyanine Dyes: Beyond the BLA Paradigm. Venkatakrishnan, P.; Pandey, R.; Stolte, M.; Ghosh, S.; Wurthner, F.; Das, P. K.; Blanchard-Desce, M. Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 14211.
    5. Combined Transparency and Optical Nonlinearity Enhancement in Flexible Covalent Multimers by Operating Through-Space Interactions Between Dipolar Chromophores. Venkatakrishnan, P.;  Pandey, R.; Terenziani, F.; Das, P. K.; Blanchard-Desce, M. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 201416, 9096.
    6. Self-Assembly of Conformationally Rigid Dialcohols: Supramolecular Cyclophanes and Arrays. Venkatakrishnan, P.; Bajpai, A.; Mandal, S.; Samanta, S.; Venugopalan, P.; Moorthy, J. N. Cryst. Growth & Des. 201313, 4714.
    1. Twisted Bimesitylene-Based Oxadiazoles as Novel Host Emitting Materials for Phosphorescent-OLEDs. Venkatakrishnan, P.; Natarajan, P.; Moorthy, J. N.; Lin, Z.; Chow, T. J. Tetrahedron, 2012, 68, 7502.
    2. Dipolar versus Octupolar Triphenylamine-based Fluorescent Organic Nanoparticles as Brilliant One- and Two-Photon Emitters for (Bio)imaging Purpose. Venkatakrishnan, P.; Fery-Forgues, S.; Campioli, E.; Recher, G.; Terenziani, F.; Blanchard-Desce, M. Small, 2011, 7, 3219.
    3. Cooperative TPA Enhancement via Through-Space Interactions in Organic Nanodots Built From Dipolar Chromophores. Robin, A.-C.; Venkatakrishnan, P.; Quintana, A.-P.; Mongin, O.; Terenziani, F.; Caminade, A.-M.; Majoral, J. P.; Blanchard-Desce, M. Proc. SPIE, 2010, 7774, 77740N.
    4. Effectiveness of Essential-State Models in the Description of Optical Properties of Branched Push-Pull systems. Sissa, C.; Venkatakrishnan, P.; Kucma, D.-D.; Werts, M. H. V.; Blanchard-Desce, M.; Terenziani, F. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2010, 12, 11715.
    5. Non-Doped Pure-Blue OLEDs Based on Amorphous Phenylenevinylene-functionalized Twisted Bimesitylenes. Moorthy, J. N.; Venkatakrishnan, P.; Natarajan, P.; Lin, Z.; Chow, T. J. J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 2599.
    6. Organic Nanoclusters for Nonlinear Optics: From Model Systems to Cooperative Nanoassemblies with Enhanced NLO Responses. Terenziani, F.; Venkatakrishnan. P.; Ghosh, S.; Pandey, R.; Das, P. K.; Blanchard-Desce, M. Proc. SPIE, 2009, 7413, 74130M.
    7. Cooperative Two-Photon Absorption Enhancement by Through-Space Interactions in Multichromophoric Compounds. Terenziani, F.; Venkatakrishnan. P.; Quintana. A.-P.; Maishal. T.; Caminade. A.-M.; Majoral. J.-P.; Blanchard-Desce, M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 8691.
    8. De Novo-Design for Functional Amorphous Materials: Synthesis and Thermal and Light-emitting Properties of Twisted Anthracene-Functionalized Bimesitylenes. Moorthy, J. N.; Venkatakrishnan, P.; Natarajan, P.; Huang D.-F.; Chow, T. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc.2008, 130, 17320.
    9. Blue Light-Emitting and Hole-Transporting Amorphous Molecular Materials Based on Diarylaminobiphenyl-functionalized Bimesitylenes. Moorthy, J. N.; Venkatakrishnan, P.; Huang D.-F.; Chow, T. J. Chem. Commun. 2008, 18, 2146.
    10. Steric Inhibition of π-stacking: 1,3,6,8-Tetraarylpyrenes as Efficient Blue Emitters in Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLEDs).

      Moorthy, J. N.; Natarajan, P.; Venkatakrishnan, P.; Huang D.-F.; Chow, T. J. Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 5215.

    11. Novel Photochromism of Differently-linked Bis-benzopyrans. Moorthy, J. N.; Venkatakrishnan, P.; Samanta, S. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2007, 9, 1354.
    12. Double [2+2] Photocycloaddition: Topochemical Conversion of 4-Methyl-7-Styrylcoumarin Dimorphs into a Strained Cyclophane. Moorthy, J. N.; Venkatakrishnan. P. Cryst. Growth Des. 2007, 7, 713.
    13. Photochromism of Arylchromenes: Remarkable modification of absorption Properties and Lifetimes of o-Quinonoid Intermediates. Moorthy, J. N.; Venkatakrishnan, P.; Samanta, S.; Krishnakumar, D. Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 919.
    14. CisTrans and TransCis Isomerizations of Styrylcoumarins in the Solid State. Importance of Location of Free Volume in Crystal Lattices. Moorthy, J. N.; Venkatakrishnan, P.; Savitha, G.; Weiss, R. G. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2006, 5, 903 (Special issue in honour of George Simms Hammond).
    15. Facile Synthesis, Fluorescence and Photochromic Properties of Novel Helical Pyrones and Chromenes.

      Moorthy, J. N.; Venkatakrishnan, P.; Sengupta, S.; Baidya, M. Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 4891.

    16. Highly Diastereoselective Tandem Photoenolization-Hetero-Diels-Alder Cycloaddition Reactions of o-Tolualdehydes in the Solid-State. Moorthy, J. N.; Mal, P.; Singhal, N.; Venkatakrishnan, P.; Malik, R.; Venugopalan, P. J. Org. Chem. 2004, 45, 309.
    17. Studies on Oxidations with IBX: Oxidation of Alcohols and Aldehydes Under Solvent-Free Conditions. Moorthy, J. N.; Singhal, N.; Venkatakrishnan, P. Tetrahedron Lett. 2004, 45, 5419.
    18. Solid-State Diphotocyclization of Iso- and Terephthalaldehydes via Dihalogen Substitution. Moorthy, J. N.; Venkatakrishnan, P.; Mal, P.; Venugopalan, P. J. Org. Chem.2003, 68, 327.
    19. Molecular Self-Assembly: 4-Formylcoumarins as Versatile Skeletons for Complementary Multi-point Recognition via C−H∙∙∙O, C−H∙∙∙F and C−X∙∙∙O=C Interactions. Moorthy, J. N.; Venkatakrishnan, P.; Singh, A. CrystEngComm. 2003, 5, 507.
    20. Crystal Engineering: Identification of a Unique Supramolecular Synthon Based on C=O∙∙∙X interaction in Halogen-Substituted Aromatic Carboxaldehydes. Moorthy, J. N.; Venkatakrishnan, P.; Mal. P.; Dixit, S.; Venugopalan, P. Cryst. Growth Des. 2003, 3, 581.