Check out our recent publications (2020-2023) !

Menzildjian, G.; Schlagnitweit, J.; Casano, G.; Ouari, O.; Gajan, D.; Lesage, A. Polarizing Agents for Efficient High Field DNP Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy under Magic-Angle Spinning: From Design Principles to Formulation Strategies. Chem. Sci. 2023, 14 (23), 6120–6148.

Jabbour, R.; Ashling, C. W.; Robinson, T. C.; Khan, A. H.; Wisser, D.; Berruyer, P.; Ghosh, A. C.; Ranscht, A.; Keen, D. A.; Brunner, E.; Canivet, J.; Bennett, T. D.; Mellot-Draznieks, C.; Lesage, A.; Wisser, F. M. Unravelling the Molecular Structure and Confining Environment of an Organometallic Catalyst Heterogenized within Amorphous Porous Polymers. Angew. Chem.-Int. Edit. 2023  e202310878.

Eills, J.; Budker, D.; Cavagnero, S.; Chekmenev, E. Y.; Elliott, S. J.; Jannin, S.; Lesage, A.; Matysik, J.; Meersmann, T.; Prisner, T.; Reimer, J. A.; Yang, H.; Koptyug, I. V. Spin Hyperpolarization in Modern Magnetic Resonance. Chem. Rev. 2023, 123 (4), 1417–1551.

Batista, A. T. F.; Pigeon, T.; Meyet, J.; Wisser, D.; Rivallan, M.; Gajan, D.; Catita, L.; Diehl, F.; Gay, A.-S.; Chizallet, C.; Lesage, A.; Raybaud, P. Structure, Location, and Spatial Proximities of Hydroxyls on γ-Alumina Crystallites by High-Resolution Solid-State NMR and DFT Modeling: Why Edges Hold the Key. ACS Catal. 2023, 6536–6548.

Wang, Z.; Völker, L. A.; Robinson, T. C.; Kaeffer, N.; Menzildjian, G.; Jabbour, R.; Venkatesh, A.; Gajan, D.; Rossini, A. J.; Copéret, C.; Lesage, A. Speciation and Structures in Pt Surface Sites Stabilized by N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands Revealed by Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Enhanced Indirectly Detected 195Pt NMR Spectroscopic Signatures and Fingerprint Analysis. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144 (47), 21530–21543.

 Simion, A.; Schubeis, T.; Le Marchand, T.; Vasilescu, M.; Pintacuda, G.; Lesage, A.; Filip, C. Heteronuclear Decoupling with Rotor-Synchronized Phase-Alternated Cycles. J. Chem. Phys. 2022, 157 (1), 014202.

Elliott, S. J.; Duff, B. B.; Taylor-Hughes, A. R.; Cheney, D. J.; Corley, J. P.; Paul, S.; Brookfield, A.; Pawsey, S.; Gajan, D.; Aspinall, H. C.; Lesage, A.; Blanc, F. Off-the-Shelf Gd(NO3)(3) as an Efficient High-Spin Metal Ion Polarizing Agent for Magic Angle Spinning Dynamic Nuclear Polarization. J. Phys. Chem. B 2022, 126 (33), 6281-6289.

Venkatesh, A.; Gioffre, D.; Atterberry, B. A.; Rochlitz, L.; Carnahan, S. L.; Wang, Z. R.; Menzildjian, G.; Lesage, A.; Coperet, C.; Rossini, A. J. Molecular and Electronic Structure of Isolated Platinum Sites Enabled by the Expedient Measurement of Pt-195 Chemical Shift Anisotropy. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144 (30), 13511-13525.

Rao, Y.; Palumbo, C. T.; Venkatesh, A.; Keener, M.; Stevanato, G.; Chauvin, A. S.; Menzildjian, G.; Kuzin, S.; Yulikov, M.; Jeschke, G.; Lesage, A.; Mazzanti, M.; Emsley, L. Design Principles for the Development of Gd(III) Polarizing Agents for Magic Angle Spinning Dynamic Nuclear Polarization. J. Phys. Chem. C 2022, 126 (27), 11310-11317.

Olla, T.; Jabbour, R.; Labiod, A.; Boyron, O.; Mery, S.; Heinrich, B.; Heiser, T.; Jacquemin, D.; Leveque, P.; Lesage, A.; Leclerc, N. How Halogenation Impacts the Polymer Backbone Conformation: Learning from Combination of Solid-State MAS NMR and X-Ray Scattering. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2022, 32 (38).

Jabbour, R.; Renom-Carrasco, M.; Chan, K. W.; Volker, L.; Berruyer, P.; Wang, Z. R.; Widdifield, C. M.; Lelli, M.; Gajan, D.; Coperet, C.; Thieuleux, C.; Lesage, A. Multiple Surface Site Three-Dimensional Structure Determination of a Supported Molecular Catalyst. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144 (23), 10270-10281.

Kaushik, M.; Lingua, H.; Stevanato, G.; Elokova, M.; Lelli, M.; Lesage, A.; Ouari, O. Trehalose matrices for high temperature dynamic nuclear polarization enhanced solid state NMR. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2022, 24 (20), 12167-12175.

Bahri, S.; Silvers, R.; Michael, B.; Jaudzems, K.; Lalli, D.; Casano, G.; Ouari, O.; Lesage, A.; Pintacuda, G.; Linse, S.; Griffin, R. G. H-1 detection and dynamic nuclear polarization-enhanced NMR of A beta(1-)(42) fibrils. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2022, 119 (1).

Menzildjian, G.; Lund, A.; Yulikov, M.; Gajan, D.; Niccoli, L.; Karthikeyan, G.; Casano, G.; Jeschke, G.; Ouari, O.; Lelli, M.; Lesage, A. Efficient Dynamic Nuclear Polarization up to 230 K with Hybrid BDPA-Nitroxide Radicals at a High Magnetic Field. J. Phys. Chem. B

2021, 125 (48), 13329-13338.

Castro-Fernandez, P.; Kaushik, M.; Wang, Z. R.; Mance, D.; Kountoupi, E.; Willinger, E.; Abdala, P. M.; Coperet, C.; Lesage, A.; Fedorov, A.; Muller, C. R. Uncovering selective and active Ga surface sites in gallia-alumina mixed-oxide propane dehydrogenation catalysts by dynamic nuclear polarization surface enhanced NMR spectroscopy. Chem. Sci. 2021, 12 (46), 15273-15283.

Huhn, A.; Wisser, D.; Valero, M. C.; Roy, T.; Rivallan, M.; Catita, L.; Lesage, A.; Michel, C.; Raybaud, P. Structural Characterization of Phosphate Species Adsorbed on gamma-Alumina by Combining DNP Surface Enhanced NMR Spectroscopy and DFT Calculations. Acs Catalysis 2021, 11 (17), 11278-11292.

Hope, M. A.; Bjorgvinsdottir, S.; Halat, D. M.; Menzildjian, G.; Wang, Z. R.; Zhang, B. W.; MacManus-Driscoll, J. L.; Lesage, A.; Lelli, M.; Emsley, L.; Grey, C. P. Endogenous O-17 Dynamic Nuclear Polarization of Gd-Doped CeO2 from 100 to 370 K. J. Phys. Chem. C 2021, 125 (34), 18799-18809.

Ashuiev, A.; Humbert, M.; Norsic, S.; Blahut, J.; Gajan, D.; Searles, K.; Klose, D.; Lesage, A.; Pintacuda, G.; Raynaud, J.; Monteil, V.; Coperet, C.; Jeschke, G. Spectroscopic Signature and Structure of the Active Sites in Ziegler-Natta Polymerization Catalysts Revealed by Electron Paramagnetic Resonance. J. Am. Chem. Soc.2021, 143 (26), 9791-9797.

Jaudzems, K.; Kirsteina, A.; Schubeis, T.; Casano, G.; Ouari, O.; Bogans, J.; Kazaks, A.; Tars, K.; Lesage, A.; Pintacuda, G. Structural Analysis of an Antigen Chemically Coupled on Virus-Like Particles in Vaccine Formulation. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60 (23), 12847-12851.

Kaushik, M.; Leroy, C.; Chen, Z. X.; Gajan, D.; Willinger, E.; Muller, C. R.; Fayon, F.; Massiot, D.; Fedorov, A.; Coperet, C.; Lesage, A.; Florian, P. Atomic-Scale Structure and Its Impact on Chemical Properties of Aluminum Oxide Layers Prepared by Atomic Layer Deposition on Silica. Chem. Mater. 2021, 33 (9), 3335-3348.

Treps, L.; Demaret, C.; Wisser, D.; Harbuzaru, B.; Methivier, A.; Guillon, E.; Benedis, D. V.; Gomez, A.; de Bruin, T.; Rivallan, M.; Catita, L.; Lesage, A.; Chizallet, C. Spectroscopic Expression of the External Surface Sites of H-ZSM-5. J. Phys. Chem. C 2021, 125 (3), 2163-2181.

Rouillon, J.; Blahut, J.; Jean, M.; Albalat, M.; Vanthuyne, N.; Lesage, A.; Ali, L. M. A.; Hadj-Kaddour, K.; Onofre, M.; Gary-Bobo, M.; Micouin, G.; Banyasz, A.; Le Bahers, T.; Andraud, C.; Monnereau, C. Two-Photon Absorbing AIEgens: Influence of Stereoconfiguration on Their Crystallinity and Spectroscopic Properties and Applications in Bioimaging. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12 (49), 55157-55168.

Lassalle, S.; Jabbour, R.; Del Rosal, I.; Maron, L.; Fonda, E.; Veyre, L.; Gajan, D.; Lesage, A.; Thieuleux, C.; Camp, C. Stepwise construction of silica-supported tantalum/iridium heteropolymetallic catalysts using surface organometallic chemistry. J. Catal.

2020, 392, 287-301.

Venkatesh, A.; Lund, A.; Rochlitz, L.; Jabbour, R.; Gordon, C. P.; Menzildjian, G.; Viger-Gravel, J.; Berruyer, P.; Gajan, D.; Coperet, C.; Lesage, A.; Rossini, A. J. The Structure of Molecular and Surface Platinum Sites Determined by DNP-SENS and Fast MAS Pt- 195 Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142 (44), 18936-18945.

Stevanato, G.; Casano, G.; Kubicki, D. J.; Rao, Y.; Hofer, L. E.; Menzildjian, G.; Karoui, H.; Siri, D.; Cordova, M.; Yulikov, M.; Jeschke, G.; Lelli, M.; Lesage, A.; Ouari, O.; Emsley, L. Open and Closed Radicals: Local Geometry around Unpaired Electrons Governs Magic-Angle Spinning Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Performance. J. Am. Chem. Soc.2020, 142 (39), 16587-16599.

Viger-Gravel, J.; Paruzzo, F. M.; Cazaux, C.; Jabbour, R.; Leleu, A.; Canini, F.; Florian, P.; Ronzon, F.; Gajan, D.; Lesage, A. Atomic-Scale Description of Interfaces between Antigen and Aluminum-Based Adjuvants Used in Vaccines by Dynamic Nuclear Polarization (DNP) Enhanced NMR Spectroscopy. Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 26 (41), 8976-8982.

Moroz, I. B.; Florian, P.; Viger-Gravel, J.; Gordon, C. P.; Lesage, A.; Coperet, C. Silica-Grafted Tris(neopentyl)aluminum: A Monomeric Aluminum Solid Co-catalyst for Efficient Nickel-Catalyzed Ethene Dimerization. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59 (37), 16167-16172.

Lund, A.; Casano, G.; Menzildjian, G.; Kaushik, M.; Stevanato, G.; Yulikov, M.; Jabbour, R.; Wisser, D.; Renom-Carrasco, M.; Thieuleux, C.; Bernada, F.; Karoui, H.; Siri, D.; Rosay, M.; Sergeyev, I. V.; Gajan, D.; Lelli, M.; Emsley, L.; Ouari, O.; Lesage, A. TinyPols: a family of water-soluble binitroxides tailored for dynamic nuclear polarization enhanced NMR spectroscopy at 18.8 and 21.1 T. Chem. Sci. 2020, 11 (10), 2810-2818.