Below are listed only the selected publications. For a more comprehensive view of published work: Google Scholar, ORCID or ResearchGate

Photocatalysis and self-assembly

  • Ðorđević, L. (eq. contr.); Arcudi, F.; Schweitzer, N.; Stupp. S.; Weiss, E.; "Selective visible-light photocatalysis of acetylene to ethylene using a cobalt molecular catalyst and water as a proton source" Nature Chemistry, 2022, 14, 1007-1014. (PDF) (preprint)

  • Ðorđević, L. (eq. contr.); Dumele, O.; Sai, H.; Cotey, T.; Sangji H. M.; Kohei, S.; Dannenhoffer, A.; Stupp, S.; "Ullazine Supramolecular Polymers for Photocatalytic Aqueous CO2 Reduction to CO and CH4" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144 (7), 3127–3136. (PDF)

  • Ðorđević, L. (eq. contr.); Yang, J.; Haochuan, M.; Young, R.; Jaynes T.; Honglian, C.; Yunyan, Q.; Kang, C.; Long, Z.; Chen, X-Y.; Yuanning, F.; Wasielewski, M.; Stupp, S.; Stoddart, F.; "A Donor–Acceptor [2]Catenane for Visible Light Photocatalysis" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143 (21), 8000–8010. (PDF)

  • Ðorđević, L. (eq. contr.); Arcudi, F.;Nagasing, B.; Stupp. S.; Weiss, E.; "Quantum Dot-sensitized Photoreduction of CO2 in Water with Turnover Number > 80,000" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143 (43), 18131–18138. (PDF)


  • Ðorđević, L.* (corr. author); Arcudi, F.; Cacioppo, M.; Prato, M.; "A multifunctional chemical toolbox to engineer carbon dots for biomedical and energy-related applications" Nat. Nanotechol. 2022, 17, 112-130. (PDF)

  • Ðorđević, L.* (corr. author); Arcudi, F.; D’Urso, A.; Cacioppo, M.; Micali, N.; Bürgi, T.; Purrello, R.; Prato, M.; "Design Principles of Chiral Carbon Nanodots Help Convey Chirality from Molecular to Nanoscale Level" Nat. Commun. 2018, 9 (1), 3442. (PDF)

  • Cacioppo, M.; Scharl, T.; Ðorđević, L.* (corr. author); Cadranel, A.; Arcudi, F.; Guldi, D. M.; Prato, M.; "Symmetry-Breaking Charge-Transfer Chromophore Interactions Supported by Carbon Nanodots" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59 (31), 12779–12784. (PDF)

  • Ðorđević, L.* (corr. author); Arcudi, F.; Prato, M.; "Preparation, Functionalization and Characterization of Engineered Carbon Nanodots" Nat. Protoc. 2019, 14 (10), 2931–2953. (PDF)

  • Ðorđević, L.* (corr. author); Haines, P.; Cacioppo, M.; Arcudi, F.; Scharl, T.; Cadranel, A.; Guldi, D. M.; Prato, M.; "Synthesis and Excited State Processes of Arrays Containing Amine-Rich CDs and Unsymmetrical Rylene Diimides" Mater. Chem. Front. 2020, 4 (12), 3640–3648. (PDF)

Synthetic organic chemistry and self-assembly

  • Ðorđević, L.* (corr. author); Casimiro, L.; Demitri, N.; Baroncini, M.; Silvi, S.; Arcudi, F.; Credi, A.; Prato, M.; "Light-Controlled Regioselective Synthesis of Fullerene Bis-Adducts" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60 (1), 313–320. (PDF)

  • Ðorđević, L.; Valentini, C.; Demitri, N.; Mézière, C.; Allain, M.; Sallé, M.; Folli, A.; Murphy, D.; Mañas-Valero, S.; Coronado, E.; Bonifazi, D.; "O-Doped Nanographenes: A Pyrano/Pyrylium Route Towards Semiconducting Cationic Mixed-Valence Complexes" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59 (10), 4106–4114. (PDF)

  • Ðorđević, L.; Milano, D.; Demitri, N.; Bonifazi, D. "O-Annulation to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons: A Tale of Optoelectronic Properties from Five- to Seven-Membered Rings" Org. Lett. 2020, 22 (11), 4283–4288. (PDF)

  • Ðorđević, L.; Marangoni, T.; Miletić, T.; Rubio-Magnieto, J.; Mohanraj, J.; Amenitsch, H.; Pasini, D.; Liaros, N.; Couris, S.; Armaroli, N.; Surin, M.; Bonifazi, D. "Solvent Molding of Organic Morphologies Made of Supramolecular Chiral Polymers" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137 (25), 8150–8160. (PDF)