A. Sellinger, R.M. Laine, “Coupling of Allyloxy and Propargyloxy Moieties with Hydridosilanes: Novel Liquid Crystalline Functionalized Silsesquioxanes,” Am. Chem. Soc. Poly. Prprt. 35, 665-66 (1994)

A. Sellinger, R.M. Laine, V. Chu, C. Viney, “Palladium and Platinum Catalyzed Coupling Reactions of Allyloxy Aromatics with Hydridosilanes and Hydridosiloxanes: Novel Liquid Crystalline/Organosilane Materials,” J. Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 32 3069-89 (1994)

A. Sellinger, R.M. Laine, “Silsesquioxanes as Synthetic Platforms. Thermally and Photo Curable Inorganic/Organic Hybrids,” Macromol. 29, 2327-30 (1996)

A. Sellinger, R.M. Laine, “Silsesquioxanes as Synthetic Platforms. III. Photocurable, Liquid Epoxides as Inorganic/Organic Hybrid Precursors,” Chem. Mater. 8, 1592-3 (1996)

C. Zhang, R.M. Laine, “Silsesquioxanes as Synthetic Platforms. II. Epoxy-Functionalized Inorganic/Organic Hybrid Species,” J. Organomet. Chem. 521, 199-201 (1996)pdf_icon02

C. Zhang, F.Babonneau, C. Bonhomme, R.M. Laine, C.L. Soles, H.A. Hristov, A.F. Yee, “Highly Porous Polyhedral Silsesquioxane Polymers. Synthesis and Characterization,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 120, 8380-91 (1998)pdf_icon03

R.M. Laine, C. Zhang, A. Sellinger, L. Viculis, “Polyfunctional Cubic Silsesquioxanes as Building Blocks for Organic/Inorganic Hybrids,” J. Appl. Organometallic Chem. 12, 715-23 (1998)

E.K. Lin, C.R. Snyder, F.I. Mopsik, W.E. Wallace, W.L. W.C.X. Zhang, R. M. Laine “Characterization of Epoxy-Functionalized Silsesquioxanes as Potential Underfill Encapsulants,” in Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Materials, MRS Symp. Ser. Vol. 519, R.M. Laine, C. Sanchez, C.J. Brinker, E. Giannelis eds. 1998 pp. 15-20

M.C. Gravel, C. Zhang, M. Dinderman, R.M. Laine “Octa(3-chloroammoniumpropyl) octasilsesquioxane,” J. Appl. Organomet. Chem. 13, 329-36 (1999)

R.M. Laine, M. Asuncion, S. Baliat, N.L. Dias Filho, J. Harcup, A.C. Sutorik, L. Viculis, A.F. Yee, C. Zhang, and Q. Zhu, “Organic/Inorganic Molecular Hybrid Materials From Cubic Silsesquioxanes,” in Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Materials, MRS Symp. Ser. Vol. 576, L. Klein, M. De Guire, F. Lorraine, J. Mark eds. Dec. 1999 pp. 3-14

C. Zhang and R.M. Laine “Hydrosilylation of allyl alcohol with [HSiMe2OSiO1.5]8. Octa (3-hydroxypropyldimethylsiloxy)octasilsesquioxane and its octamethacrylate derivative as potential precursors to hybrid nanocomposites,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 122, 6979-88 (2000)pdf_icon04

C. L. Soles, E. K. Lin, W-L. Wu, C. Zhang, and R. M. Laine, “Structural Evolution of Silsesquioxane-based Organic/Inorganic Nanocomposite Networks,” in Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Materials--2000, MRS Symp. Ser. Vol. 628, R.M. Laine, C. Sanchez, and C.J. Brinker, eds. Mater. Res. Soc., 2001, CC4.2.1-6

R. M. Laine, J. Choi, I. Lee, “Organic-Inorganic Nanocomposites with Completely Defined Interfacial Interactions,” Adv. Mater. 13, 800-3 (2001)

R.O. R. Costa, W.L. Vasconcelos, R. Tamaki, and R.M. Laine, “Organic/Inorganic Nanocomposite Star Polymers via Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of Methyl Methacrylate Using Octafunctional Silsesquioxane Cores,” Macromol., 34, 5398-407, (2001)pdf_icon05

C. Zhang, T.J. Bunning, R.M. Laine, “Synthesis and Characterization of Liquid Crystalline (LC) Silsesquioxanes,” Chem. of Mater.; 13; 3653-62 (2001)pdf_icon10

J. Choi, J. Harcup, A.F. Yee, Q. Zhu, R.M. Laine, “Organic/inorganic hybrid composites from cubic silsesquioxanes,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 123, 11420-30 (2001)pdf_icon06

R. Tamaki, Y. Tanaka, M. Z. Asuncion, J. Choi, R.M. Laine, “Octa(aminophenyl)silsesquioxane as a Nanoconstruction Site,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 123, 12416-7 (2001)pdf_icon07

R. Tamaki, J. Choi, R.M. Laine “A Polyimide Nanocomposite from Octa(aminophenyl)silsesquioxane,” Chem. Materials 15, 793-7 (2003)pdf_icon08

J. Choi, R. Tamaki, S.G. Kim, R.M. Laine, “Organic/Inorganic Imide Nanocomposites from Aminophenylsilsesquioxanes,” Web Release Date: 23-Jul-2003

Jiwon Choi, Albert F. Yee, and Richard M. Laine, “Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Composites from Cubic Silsesquioxanes.” Epoxy Resins of Octa(dimethylsiloxyethylcyclohexylepoxide) Silsesquioxane Macromolecules 15, 5666 “ 82 (2003).pdf_icon09

J. Choi, R. Tamaki, S.G. Kim, R.M. Laine, "Organic/Inorganic Imide Nanocomposites from Aminophenylsilsesquioxanes," Chem. Mater. 15 3365 - 3375 (2003).

J. Choi, J. Harcup, A.F. Yee, Q. Zhu, R.M. Laine, "Organic/inorganic hybrid composites from cubic silsesquioxanes," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 123, 11420-30 (2001).

J. Choi, A.F. Yee, R.M. Laine, "Toughening of cubic silsesquioxane epoxy nanocomposites using core shell rubber particles; a three component hybrid system," Macromol. 37, 3267-76 (2004).

M.Z. Asuncion, I. Hasegawa, J. Kampf, R.M. Laine, "The selective dissolution of rice hull ash to form [OSiO1.5]8[R4N]8 (R = Me, CH2CH2OH) octasilicates. Basic nanobuilding blocks and possible models of intermediates formed during biosilification processes," J. Mater. Chem., 15, 2114-21( 2005).

C.M. Brick, Y. Ouchi, Y. Chujo, R.M. Laine, "Robust Polyaromatic Octasilsesquioxanes from Polybromophenylsilsesquioxanes, BrxOPS, via Suzuki Coupling," Macromol. 38, 4661-5 (2005)pdf_icon11

A. Sellinger, R. Tamaki, R.M. Laine, K. Ueno, H. Tanabe, E. Williams, G.E. Jabbour, "Solution processable nanocomposites based on silsesquioxane cores for use in organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs)," submitted.

R.M. Laine, "Nano-building blocks based on the [OSiO1.5]8 silsesquioxanes," J. Mater. Chem., 15, 3725 - 44 (2005).pdf_icon12

Santy Sulaiman, Chad M. Brick, Christopher M. De Sana, Joshua M. Katzenstein, Richard M. Laine, and Rafil A. Basheer “Tailoring the Global Properties of Nanocomposites. Epoxy Resins with Very Low Coefficients of Thermal Expansion” Macromolecules 39, 5167-9 (2006).pdf_icon