Charlotte Williams Research

Department of Chemistry University of Oxford

Biomaterials from Sugars: Polymerisation of a Carbohydrate Lactone

M .Tang, A. J. P. White, M. M. Stevens and C. K. Williams, Chem. Commun., 2009, 941


Stereocontrolled Lactide Polymerisation Determined by the Nuclearity of the Yttrium Initiator

R. H. Platel, A. J. P. White and C. K. Williams, Chem. Commun., 2009, 4115


Synthetic Polymer Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering

E. S. Place, J. H. George, C. K. Williams and M. M. Stevens, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2009, 38, 1139


Pentanuclear Complexes for a Series of Alkylzinc Carboxylates

K. L. Orchard, A. J. P. White, M. S. P. Shaffer and C. K. Williams, Organometallics, 2009, 28, 5828


Di- and Tri-Zinc Catalysts for the Low-Pressure Copolymerization of Co2 and Cyclohexene Oxide

M. R. Kember, A. J. P. White and C. K. Williams, Inorg. Chem., 2009, 48, 9535


Highly Active Dizinc Catalyst for the Copolymerization of Carbon Dioxide and Cyclohexene Oxide at One Atmosphere Pressure

M. R. Kember, P. D. Knight, P. T. R. Reung and C. K. Williams, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2009, 931


Synthesis of Fluoro-Substituted Silole-Containing Conjugated Materials

S. Horst, N. R. Evans, H. A. Bronstein and C. K. Williams, J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 2009, 47, 5116


One-Pot, in Situ Synthesis of Zno-Carbon Nanotube-Epoxy Resin Hybrid Nanocomposites

A. Gonzalex-Campo, K. L. Orchard, N. Sato, M. D. P. Shaffer and C. K. Williams, Chem. Commun., 2009, 4034


First Neodymium(Iii) Alkyl-Carbene Complex Based on Bis(Iminophosphoranyl) Ligands

A. Buchard, A. Auffrant, L. Ricard, X. F. Le Goff, R. H. Platel, C. K. Williams and P. Le Floch, Dalton Trans., 2009, 10219


Polymers from Renewable Resources: A Perspective for a Special Issue of Polymer Reviews

C. K. Williams and M. A. Hilmyer, Polym. Rev., 2008, 48, 1-10


Charge Recombination in Organic Photovoltaic Devices with High Open-Circuit Voltages

S. Westenhoff, I. A. Howard, J. M. Hodgkiss, K. R. Kirov, H. A. Bronstein, C. K. Williams, N. C. Greenham and R. H. Friend, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 13653


Esterification in Ionic Liquids: The Influence of Solvent Basicity

T. P. Wells, J. P. Hallett, C. K. Williams and T. Welton, J. Org. Chem., 2008, 73, 5585


Lactide Polymerization Co-Initiated by Carbohydrate Esters and Pyranoses

M. Tang, A. F. Haider, C. Minelli, M. M. Stevens and C. K. Williams, J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 2008, 46, 4352


A Series of Bis(Phosphinic)Diamido Yttrium Complexes as Initiators for Lactide Polymerization

R. H. Platel, A. J. P. White and C. K. Williams, Inorg. Chem., 2008, 47, 6840


Biocompatible Initiators for Lactide Polymerization

R. H. Platel, L. M. Hodgson and C. K. Williams, Polym. Rev., 2008, 48, 11


Dinuclear Zinc Complexes Using Pentadentate Phenolate Ligands

P. D. Knight, A. J. P. White and C. K. Williams, Inorg. Chem., 2008, 47, 11711


A Series of Bis(Thiophosphinic Amido)Yttrium Initiators for Lactide Ring-Opening Polymerization

L. M. Hodgson, R. H. Platel, A. J. P. White and C. K. Williams, Macromolecules, 2008, 41, 8603


Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Oligo- and Copolyesters from a Carbohydrate Lactone

A. F. Haider and C. K. Williams, J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 2008, 46, 2891


Investigation into the Phosphorescence of a Series of Regioisomeric Iridium(Iii) Complexes

H. A. Bronstein, C. E. Finlayson, K. R. Kirov, R. H. Friend and C. K. Williams, Organometallics, 2008, 27, 2980


An Amido Lithium Tetra-Zinc Oxo Complex: Synthesis and X-Ray Crystal Structure of (Mu(4)-Oxo)-Pentakis(Mu(2)-Diethylamido)-Bis(N(Ethyl)Chch2)-Lithium-Tetr Azinc

C. K. Williams and A. J. P. White, J. Organomet. Chem., 2007, 692, 912


Synthesis of Functionalized Biodegradable Polyesters

C. K. Williams, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2007, 36, 1573


Synthesis of Host Polymers and Guests for Electrophosphorescence

S. E. Watkins, K. L. Chan, S. Y. Cho, N. R. Evans, A. C. Grimsdale, A. B. Holmes, C. S. K. Mak, A. J. Sandee and C. K. Williams, Macromol. Res., 2007, 15, 129


Synthesis and Characterization of a Series of Bis(Oxo/Thiophosphinic)Diamido Yttrium Complexes and Their Application as Initiators for Lactide Ring-Opening Polymerization

R. H. Platel, L. M. Hodgson, A. J. P. White and C. K. Williams, Organometallics, 2007, 26, 4955


Application of Dichlorovinyl Xyloside for the Novel Synthesis of 2,3,4-Tri-O-Methyl-D-Xylono-1,5-Lactone

A. F. Haider and C. K. Williams, J. Carbohyd. Chem., 2007, 26, 411


The Path Forward for Biofuels and Biomaterials

A. J. Ragauskas, C. K. Williams, B. H. Davison, G. Britovsek, J. Cairney, C. A. Eckert, W. J. Frederick, J. P. Hallett, C. L. Liotta, J. R. Mielenz, R. Murphy, R. Templer and T. Tschaplinski, Science, 2006, 311, 484


Yttrium(Iii) Complex as a Highly Active Catalyst for Lactide Polymerization

L. M. Hodgson, A. J. P. White and C. K. Williams, J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Chem., 2006, 44, 6646


Triplet Energy Back Transfer in Conjugated Polymers with Pendant Phosphorescent Iridium Complexes

N. R. Evans, L. S. Devi, C. S. K. Mak, S. E. Watkins, S. I. Pascu, A. Kohler, R. H. Friend, C. K. Williams and A. B. Holmes, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 6647


Comparison of Structurally Analogous Zn-2, Co-2, and Mg-2 Catalysts for the Polymerization of Cyclic Esters

L .E. Breyfogle, C. K. Williams, V. G. Young, M. A. Hillmyer and W. B. Tolman, Dalton Trans., 2006, 928


The Use of the Free, Open-Source Program Jmol to Generate an Interactive Web Site to Teach Molecular Symmetry

M. E. Cass, H. S. Rzepa, D. R. Rzepa and C. K. Williams, J. Chem. Edu., 2005, 82,1736