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1)    H. Li, M. Garner, T. Su, A. Jensen, M. S. Inkpen, M. L. Steigerwald, L. Venkataraman, G. Solomon, C. Nuckolls, “Extreme Conductance Suppression in Molecular Siloxanes”, (submitted)

Refereed Journal Articles

11)   O. A. Al-Owaedi, S. Bock, D. Costa-Milan, M. Oerthel, M. S. Inkpen, D. S. Yufit, A. N. Sobolev, N. J. Long, T. Albrecht, S. Higgins, M. R. Bryce, R. J. Nichols, C. Lambert and P. Low, Nanoscale, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7NR01829K [link]

10)   M. S. Inkpen*, Y. R. Leroux, P. Hapiot, L. M. Campos, L. Venkataraman*, “Reversible On-Surface Wiring of Resistive Circuits”, Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 4340 [link]


9)    M. Lemmer, M. S. Inkpen, K. Kornysheva, N. J. Long and T. Albrecht*, “Unsupervised vector-based classification of single-molecule charge transport data”, Nature Commun., 2016, 7, 12922 [link] [Altmetric]


8)    M. S. Inkpen, S. Scheerer, M. Linseis, A. J. P. White, R. F. Winter, T. Albrecht* and N. J. Long*, “Oligomeric ferrocene rings”, Nature Chem., 2016, 8, 825-830 [link] [Altmetric]


7)    M. S. Inkpen, A. J. P. White, T. Albrecht* and N. J. Long*, “Complexes comprising ‘dangling’ phosphorous arms and tri(hetero)metallic butenynyl moieties”, J. Organomet. Chem., 2016, 812, 145-150 [link] [Altmetric]


6)    M. S. Inkpen, S. Du, M. Hildebrand, A. J. P. White, N. M. Harrison, T. Albrecht* and N. J. Long*, “The unusual redox properties of fluoroferrocenes revealed through a comprehensive study of the haloferrocenes”, Organometallics,  2015, 34, 5461-5469 [link] [Altmetric]


5)    M. S. Inkpen*, M. Lemmer, N. Fitzpatrick, D. Costa-Milan, R. J. Nichols, N. J. Long* and T. Albrecht*, “New insights into single-molecule junctions using a robust, unsupervised approach to data collection and analysis”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 9971-9981 [link] [Altmetric]


4)    M. S. Inkpen, A. J. P. White, T. Albrecht* and N. J. Long*, “Avoiding problem reactions at the ferrocenyl-alkyne motif: a convenient synthesis of model, redox-active complexes for molecular electronics”, Dalton Trans., 2014, 43, 15287-15290 [link] [Altmetric]


3)    M. S. Inkpen, T. Albrecht* and N. J. Long*, “Branched redox-active complexes for the study of novel charge transport processes”, Organometallics, 2013, 32, 6053-6060 [link] [Altmetric]

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2)    M. S. Inkpen, A. J. P. White, T. Albrecht* and N. J. Long*, “Rapid Sonogashira cross-coupling of iodoferrocenes and the unexpected cyclo-oligomerization of 4-ethynylphenylthioacetate”, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 5663-5665 [link] [Altmetric]


1)    M. S. Inkpen, S. Du, M. Driver, T. Albrecht* and N. J. Long*, “Oxidative purification of halogenated ferrocenes”, Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 2813-2816 [link] [Altmetric]


Non-Refereed Journal Articles and Book Chapters

2)    M. S. Inkpen and N. J. Long*, “Metal σ–alkynyl complexes as molecular wires: a comparative study of electron density and delocalisation” in Molecular Design and Applications of Photofunctional Polymers and Materials, ed. W. -Y. Wong and A. S. Abd-El-Aziz, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2012, ch. 4, pp 85-129 (book chapter) [link] [Altmetric]

1)    M. S. Inkpen and T. Albrecht*, “Probing electron transport in proteins at room temperature with single-molecule precision”, ACS Nano, 2012, 6, 13-16 (perspective article) [link] [Altmetric]


2)    M. S. Inkpen, “Branched complexes for molecular electronics”, Ph.D. Thesis, Imperial College London, 2013 [pdf]

1)    M. S. Inkpen, “The controlled release of volatile organic molecules from dry paint films”, M.Chem. Thesis, Durham University, 2008