Faculty Profiles

Stephen L Craig
William T. Miller Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
Office: 
3221 French Family Science Cen, 124 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 660-1538
Fax: 
(919) 660-1605

Overview

Education:

Ph.D., Stanford University 1997

M.Phil., University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) 1992

B.S., Duke University 1991

Research Areas:
Synthesis, Physical, Organic, Nanoscience and Materials

Shannahan, Logan S., et al. “Onset of Mechanochromic Response in the High Strain Rate Uniaxial Compression of Spiropyran Embedded Silicone Elastomers.Macromolecular Rapid Communications, Oct. 2020, p. e2000449. Epmc, doi:10.1002/marc.202000449. Full Text

Lin, Y., and S. L. Craig. “Oxidative regulation of the mechanical strength of a C-S bond.” Chemical Science, vol. 11, no. 38, Oct. 2020, pp. 10444–48. Scopus, doi:10.1039/d0sc04381h. Full Text

Lin, Yangju, et al. “Enhanced polymer mechanical degradation through mechanochemically unveiled lactonization.Nature Communications, vol. 11, no. 1, Oct. 2020, p. 4987. Epmc, doi:10.1038/s41467-020-18809-7. Full Text

Zhang, Yudi, et al. “Molecular Damage Detection in an Elastomer Nanocomposite with a Coumarin Dimer Mechanophore.Macromolecular Rapid Communications, Aug. 2020, p. e2000359. Epmc, doi:10.1002/marc.202000359. Full Text

Oldenhuis, Nathan J., et al. “Photoswitchable Sol-Gel Transitions and Catalysis Mediated by Polymer Networks with Coumarin-Decorated Cu24 L24 Metal-Organic Cages as Junctions.Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English), vol. 59, no. 7, Feb. 2020, pp. 2784–92. Epmc, doi:10.1002/anie.201913297. Full Text

Lin, Yangju, et al. “Mechanically Gated Degradable Polymers.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 142, no. 5, Feb. 2020, pp. 2105–09. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jacs.9b13359. Full Text

Lin, Yangju, et al. “A Latent Mechanoacid for Time-Stamped Mechanochromism and Chemical Signaling in Polymeric Materials.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 142, no. 1, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, Jan. 2020, pp. 99–103. Wos, doi:10.1021/mcs.9b12861. Full Text

Ghanem, M. A., et al. “The role of polymer mechanochemistry in responsive materials and additive manufacturing.” Nature Reviews Materials, Jan. 2020. Scopus, doi:10.1038/s41578-020-00249-w. Full Text

Lin, Yangju, et al. “A Latent Mechanoacid for Time-Stamped Mechanochromism and Chemical Signaling in Polymeric Materials.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 142, no. 1, Jan. 2020, pp. 99–103. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jacs.9b12861. Full Text

Bowser, B. H., and S. L. Craig. “Correction: Empowering mechanochemistry with multi-mechanophore polymer architectures (Polymer Chemistry (2018) 9 (3583-3593) DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00720A).” Polymer Chemistry, vol. 10, no. 47, Dec. 2019, p. 6523. Scopus, doi:10.1039/c9py90180a. Full Text

Pages

Hawk, J. L., and S. L. Craig. Physical and materials applications of pincer complexes. Vol. 40, 2013, pp. 319–52. Scopus, doi:10.1007/978-3-642-31081-2-11. Full Text

Hawk, Jennifer L., and Stephen L. Craig. “Physical and Materials Applications of Pincer Complexes.” Topics in Organometallic Chemistry, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013, pp. 319–52. Crossref, doi:10.1007/978-3-642-31081-2_11. Full Text

Craig, S. L., and D. Xu. “Physical Organic Chemistry of Supramolecular Polymers.” Supramolecular Polymer Chemistry, 2012, pp. 269–91. Scopus, doi:10.1002/9783527639786.ch12. Full Text

Loveless, D. M., et al. “Supramolecular Control of Mechanical Properties in Single Molecules, Interfaces, and Macroscopic Materials.” Molecular Recognition and Polymers: Control of Polymer Structure and Self-Assembly, 2008, pp. 37–62. Scopus, doi:10.1002/9780470384053.ch3. Full Text

Chang, Chia-Chih, et al. Data from: Enhanced polymer mechanical degradation through mechanochemically unveiled lactonization. 22 Apr. 2020. Crossref, doi:10.7924/r49s1r065. Full Text