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Martin Pomerantz

Prof. Martin Pomerantz
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

The University of Texas at Arlington, USA 

 

Email: pomerantz@uta.edu

 

Qualifications

 

1964   Ph.D., Yale University
1961   M.S., Yale University
1959   B.S., City College of New York

 

Publications (Selected)

  1. Kasim, R. K., Dereceski, B., Pomerantz, M. and Elsenbaumer, R. L. "Synthesis and Electroluminescence Studies of a Novel Copolymer: Poly(phenylene Vinylene-co-Quinoline Vinylene", in Electrical, Optical, and Magnetic Properties of Organic Solid State Materials IV, Reynolds, J. R.; Jen, A. K.-Y.; Rubner, M. F.; Chiang, L. Y. and Dalton, L. R., Eds.; Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, MRS: Pittsburgh, PA, 1998; Vol. 488, pp 51-56.
  2. Hyer, R. C., Pethe, R. G., Yogi, T., Sharma, S. C., Pomerantz, M., Wang, J., Meline, R. L., Elsenbaumer, R. L. and McCullough, R. D. "Temperature Dependence of the Electrical Conductivity of Poly(benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b']-dithiophene-4,8-diyl vinylene) and Poly(dodecylthiophene)", in Electrical, Optical, and Magnetic Properties of Organic Solid State Materials IV, Reynolds, J. R.; Jen, A. K.-Y.; Rubner, M. F.; Chiang, L. Y. and Dalton, L. R., Eds.; Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, MRS: Pittsburgh, PA, 1998; Vol. 488, pp 701-706.
  3. Pomerantz, M. and Cheng, Y. "Ester Substituted Bithiophenes. Abnormally Low Dihedral Angle and Rotational Barrier Due to Dipolar Stabilization", Tetrahedron Lett. 1999, 40, 3317.
  4. Pomerantz, M., Chang, Y., Kasim, R. K. and Elsenbaumer, R. L., "Synthesis, Properties and Electroluminescence of Regioregular Poly(alkyl thiophene-3-carboxylates)", Synth. Met. 1999, 101, 162.
  5. Pomerantz, M. and Liu, M. L., "Synthesis and Characterization of Poly[3-(ω-bromoalkyl)-thiophenes]", Synth. Met. 1999, 101, 95.
  6. Pomerantz, M., Chang, Y., Kasim, R. K. and Elsenbaumer, R. L., "Poly(alkyl thiophene-3-carboxylates). Synthesis, Properties and Electroluminescence Studies of Polythiophenes Containing a Carbonyl Group Directly Attached to the Ring", J. Mater. Chem. 1999, 9, 2155.
  7. Pomerantz, M.; Gu, X.; Zhang, X. "Poly(2-decylthieno[3,4-b]thiophene-4,6-diyl). A New Low Band Gap Conducting Polymer," Macromolecules, 2001, 34, 1817.
  8. Sudduth, M. R.; Fore, S.; Johnson, D. H.; Maldonado, T. A.; Black, T. D.; Pomerantz, M., "Pyrylium salt dye for non-poled polymeric thin film nonlinear optical waveguide applications", In Technical Digest. Summaries of papers presented at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics. Postconference Technical Digest (IEEE Cat. No.01CH37170), Optical Society of America: Washington, DC, 2001; 58-59.
  9. Pomerantz, M., Amarasekara, A. S. and Dias, H. V. R., "Synthesis and Solid State Structures of Dimethyl 2,2'-Bithiophenedicarboxylates", J. Org. Chem. 2002, 67, 6931-6937.
  10. Pomerantz, M. Book Review of “Advances in Polymer Science 158. Polymers for Photonics Applications I: Nonlinear Optical and Electroluminescence Polymers,” Edited by K.-S. Lee, Springer-Verlag: Berlin, Heidelberg, New York. 2002, ISBN 3-540-42384-2. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 15143.
  11. Sudduth, M. R., Fore, S. R., Johnson, D. H., Waller, L. K., Maldonado, T. A., Black, T. D. and Pomerantz, M. ,"Maker Fringe Measurements of Non-poled Ionic Self-Assembled Thin Films," OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics, Vol. 64, Organic Thin Films for Photonic Applications; Armistead, J. P.; Heflin, J. R.; Jen, A. K.-Y.; Norwood, R. A., Eds.; Optical Society of America: Washington, DC, 2002; pp 14-19.
  12. Pomerantz, M. “Planar 2,2’-bithiophenes with 3,3’- and 3,3’,4,4’-Substituents. A Computational Study,” Tetrahedron Lett. 2003, 44, 1563-1565.
  13. Pomerantz, M. and Amarasekara, A. S "Studies of Planar Poly(3,4-disubstitutedthiophenes)," Synth. Met. 2003, 135-136, 245-246.
  14. Pomerantz, M.; and Amarasekara, A. S. “N-Alkyl-3,4-thiophenedicarboximide. Monomers, Dimers and Polymers,” in 19th International Congress of Heterocyclic Chemistry; Pergamon: Amsterdam, 2003: p. 292.
  15. Amarasekara, A. S. and Pomerantz, M. “Synthesis and Study of Head-to-Tail Regioregular Poly(alkyl thiophene-3-carboxylates),” Synthesis 2003, 2255-2258.
  16. Pomerantz, M.; Liu, L.; Zhang, X. “Synthesis and Study of Poly[3-(6-substitutedhexyl)thiophenes] and Poly[3-(12-substituteddodecyl)thiophenes] Containing Halogen and Sulfur Substituents,” Arkivoc 2003 (xii), 119-137.
  17. Purvinis, G.; Priambodo, P.; Zhou, M.; Pomerantz, M.; Maldonado, T.; and Magnusson, R. “Second-harmonic generation in resonant waveguide gratings incorporating ionic selfassembled monolayer polymer films,” Optics Letters, 2004, 29, 1108-1110.
  18. Rasmussen, S. C. ; Pomerantz, M. “Low Bandgap Conducting Polymers,” in Handbook of Conducting Polymers, 3rd Edition; Skotheim, T. A.; Reynolds, J. R. Eds.; CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL, 2007; “Conjugated Polymers, Theory, Synthesis, Properties, and Characterization,” Chapter 12, pp 421-462.
  19. Pomerantz, M.; Turkman, N. “A Facile and Improved Synthesis of 3-Fluorothiophene,” Synthesis 2008, 2333-2336.
  20. Turkman, N.; An, L.; Pomerantz, M. “One-Pot Desulfurative-Fluorination-Bromination. Synthesis of 2,5-Dibromo-3-(1,1-difluoroalkyl)thiophenes,” Organic Letters 2010, 12, 4428-4430.