Institut de Chimie Moléculaire et des Matériaux d'Orsay

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Welcome to the ICMMO website. The Institut de Chimie Moléculaire et des Matériaux d’Orsay is one of the largest CNRS-labelled chemistry research laboratories in France. With a workforce of over 300, the areas of research covered by the 9 research teams include organic and inorganic chemistry, molecular and materials sciences, and feature strong interfaces with both life sciences and physics. Integrated in the Science Campus of Paris-Sud University, ICMMO contributes to the emergence of the new Paris-Saclay University.

Prof. David Aitken

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Role of solvent exchange in dispersion of cellulose nanocrystals and their esterification using fatty acids as solvents. M. Le Gars, P. Roger, N. Belgacem, J. Bras, Cellulose, 2020, 27, 4319-4336

Amidation of TEMPO-oxidized cellulose nanocrystals using aromatic aminated molecules. M. Le Gars, A. Delvart, P. Roger, M. N. Belgacem, J. Bras, Colloid and Polymer Science, 2020, 298, 603-617

Dispersible Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles as Biointerface Materials for Label-Free Bacteria Detection. N. Elgiddawy, S. Ren, A. Yassar, A. Louis-Joseph, H. Sauriat-Dorizon, W. M.-A. El Rouby, A. O. El-Gendy, A. A. Farghali, H. Korri-Youssoufi, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2020, 12, 39979-39990

Chiral salen complexes in polymeric main-chains for heterogeneous asymmetric catalysis – a brief account. H. Dandachi, X. Hong, F. Ibrahim, H. Nasrallah, A. Zulauf, N. Jaber, M. Mellah, E. Schulz, Vietnam Journal of Chemistry, 2020, 58, 29-39

Calixarene-supported Pd–NHC complexes as efficient catalysts for scalable Suzuki–Miyaura cross-couplings. A. Labattut, S. Abi Fayssal, J. Buendia, I. Abdellah, V. Huc, C. Martini, E. Schulz, React. Chem. Eng., 2020, 5, 1509-1514