Published
2014
[30] The synthesis of dendritic EDOT-peptide conjugates and their multistimuli-responsive self-assembly into supramolecular nano rods and fibbers in water P. Ahlers, H. Frisch, D. Spitzer, Z. Vobecka, F. Vilela, P. Besenius, Chemistry an Asian Journal, 2014, 9, 2052-2057 DOI: 10.1002/asia.201402271

2013
[29] ∏-conjugated polyHIPEs as highly efficient and reusable heterogeneous photosensitizers K. Zhang, Z. Vobecka, K. Tauer, M. Antonietti, F. Vilela, Chemical Communications, 2013, 49, 11158-11160 DOI: 10.1039/C3CC45597A



[28]
Facile polymer functionalization of hydrothermal-carbonization-derived carbons H. Urakami, A. G. Yilmaz, P. Osiceanu, Y. Yagci, F. Vilela, M.-M. Titirici, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2013, 34, 1080-1084 DOI: 10.1002/marc.201300209









[27] Modification of conjugated microporous poly-benzothiadiazole for photosensitised singlet oxygen generation in water H. Urakami, K. Zhang, F. Vilela, Chemical Communications, 2013, 49, 2353-2355 DOI:10.1039/C3CC38956A












[26]
Surface area control and photocatalytic activity of conjugated microporous poly(benzothiadiazole) networks K. Zhang, D. Kopetzki, P. Seeberger, M. Antonietti, F. Vilela, Angewandte International Edition, 2013, 52, 1432-1436 DOI:10.1002/anie.201207163









2012
[25] Facile functionalization of HTC-derived carbon microspheres H. Urakami, M. Antonietti, F. Vilela, Chemical Communications, 2012, 48, 10984-10986 DOI: 10.1039/C2CC35552C

[24] Microelectrode sensor utilising nitro-sensitive polymers for application in explosives detection Z. Vobecka, R. Blue, F. Vilela, P. J. Skabara and D. Uttamchandani, Micro & Nano letters, 2012, 7, 962-964 DOI: 10.1049/mnl.2012.0459

[23]
BODIPY-based conjugated polymers for broadband light sensing and harvesting applications D. C.-Lacalle, C. T. Howells, S. Gambino, F. Vilela, Z. Vobecka, N. J. Findlay, A. R. Inigo, S. A. J. Thomson, P. J. Skabara, I. D. W. Samuel, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22, 14119-14126 DOI: 10.1039/C2JM32374E

[22]
Conjugated Porous Polymers for Energy Applications F. Vilela, K. Zhang and M. Antonietti Energy and Environmental Science 2012, 5, 7819-7832. DOI: 10.1039/C2EE22002D

[21]
Donor-acceptor conjugated polymers based on para- and ortho-benzodifuranone and thiophene derivatives: electrochemical preparation, optical and electronic properties K. Zhang, B. Tieke, F. Vilela, P. J. Skabara, Macromol.ecules, 2012, 45, (2), 743-750. DOI: 10.1021/ma202387t

[20] A one-pot hydrothermal synthesis of tunable dual heteroatom-doped carbon microspheres S. Wohlgemuth, F. Vilela, M.-M. Titirici, M. Antonietti, Green Chemistry, 2012, 14, 741-749. DOI: 10.1039/C2GC16415A


2011

[19] Conjugated Microporous Networks on the Basis of 2,3,5,6-Tetraarylated Diketopyrrolo[3,4-c]pyrrole K. Zhang, B. Tieke, F. Vilela, P. J. Skabara, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2011, 32, 825-830. DOI: 10.1002/marc.201100045

[18]
Well-Defined and Monodisperse Linear and Star-Shaped Quaterfluorene-DPP Molecules: the Significance of Conjugation and Dimensionality A. L. Kanibolotsky, F. Vilela, J. C. Forgie, S. E. T. Elmasly, P. J. Skabara, K. Zhang, B. Tieke, J. McGurk, C. R. Belton, P. N. Stavrinou, D. D. C. Bradley, Adv. Mater. 2011, 23, 2093-+. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201100308

[17]
Self-assembly and charge transport properties of a benzobisthiazole end-capped with dihexyl thienothiophene units G. J. McEntee, F. Vilela, P. J. Skabara, T. D. Anthopoulos, J. G. Labram, S. Tierney, R. W. Harrington, W. Clegg, J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 2091-2097. DOI: 10.1039/c0jm02607g

[16]
Synthesis and electro-polymerisation of a novel heteropentalene mesomeric betaine: preparation of a novel low band-gap conjugated polymer S. Elmasly, A. Gehre, P. J. Skabara, S. P. Stanforth, F. Vilela, Tetrahedron Lett. 2011, 52, 526-529. DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2010.11.109

[15]
Phosphatase/temperature responsive poly(2-isopropyl-2-oxazoline) P. F. Caponi, X. P. Qiu, F. Vilela, F. M. Winnik, R. V. Ulijn, Polym. Chem. 2011, 2, 306-308. DOI: 10.1039/c0py00291g


2010

[14] Cross-linked polymers based on 2,3,5,6-tetra-substituted pyrrolo[3,4-c]pyrrole-1,4(2H,5H)-dione (DPP): Synthesis, optical and electronic properties K. Zhang, B. Tieke, J. C. Forgie, F. Vilela, J. A. Parkinson, P. J. Skabara, Polymer 2010, 51, 6107-6114. DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2010.10.054

[13]
Redox-active tetrathiafulvalene and dithiolene compounds derived from allylic 1,4-diol rearrangement products of disubstituted 1,3-dithiole derivatives F. Vilela, P. J. Skabara, C. R. Mason, T. D. J. Westgate, A. Luquin, S. J. Coles, M. B. Hursthouse, Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2010, 6, 1002-1014. DOI: 10.3762/bjoc.6.113

[12]
Synthesis and Electropolymerization of Hexadecyl Functionalized Bithiophene and Thieno[3,2-b]thiophene End-Capped with EDOT and EDTT Units G. J. McEntee, P. J. Skabara, F. Vilela, S. Tierney, I. D. W. Samuel, S. Gambino, S. J. Coles, M. B. Hursthouse, R. W. Harrington, W. Clegg, Chem. Mat. 2010, 22, 3000-3008. DOI: 10.1021/cm100514r

[11]
Synthesis and characterisation of new diindenodithienothiophene (DITT) based materials I. Afonina, P. J. Skabara, F. Vilela, A. L. Kanibolotsky, J. C. Forgie, A. K. Bansal, G. A. Turnbull, I. D. W. Samuel, J. G. Labram, T. D. Anthopoulos, S. J. Coles, M. B. Hursthouse, J. Mater. Chem. 2010, 20, 1112-1116. DOI: 10.1039/b919574b


2009

[10] Application of the "Strathclyde Route" to Branched Vinyl Polymers in Suspension Polymerization: Architectural, Thermal, and Rheological Characterization of the Derived Branched Products M. Chisholm, N. Hudson, N. Kirtley, F. Vilela, D. C. Sherrington, Macromolecules 2009, 42, 7745-7752. DOI: 10.1021/ma901081v

[9]
Miniature humidity micro-sensor based on organic conductive polymer - poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) L. Li, F. Vilela, J. Forgie, P. J. Skabara, D. Uttamchandani, Micro Nano Lett. 2009, 4, 84-87. DOI: 10.1049/mnl.2009.0005

[8]
New Redox Stable Low Band Gap Conjugated Polymer Based on an EDOT-BODIPY-EDOT Repeat Unit J. C. Forgie, P. J. Skabara, I. Stibor, F. Vilela, Z. Vobecka, Chem. Mat. 2009, 21, 1784-1786. DOI: 10.1021/cm9004823


2008

[7] The introduction of pyrrolotetrathiafulvalene into conjugated architectures: Synthesis and electronic properties A. L. Kanibolotsky, J. C. Forgie, S. Gordeyev, F. Vilela, P. J. Skabara, J. E. Lohr, B. M. Petersen, J. O. Jeppesen, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2008, 29, 1226-1230. DOI: 10.1002/marc.200800154

[6]
A Phosphotyrosine-Imprinted Polymer Receptor for the Recognition of Tyrosine Phosphorylated Peptides M. Emgenbroich, C. Borrelli, S. Shinde, I. Lazraq, F. Vilela, A. J. Hall, J. Oxelbark, E. De Lorenzi, J. Courtois, A. Simanova, J. Verhage, K. Irgum, K. Karim, B. Sellergren, Chem.-Eur. J. 2008, 14, 9516-9529. DOI: 10.1002/chem.200801046

[5]
Synthesis and characterization of water-soluble densely branched glycopolymers P. Besenius, S. Slavin, F. Vilela, D. C. Sherrington, React. Funct. Polym. 2008, 68, 1524-1533. DOI: 10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2008.08.004


2007

[4] Advantageous 3D ordering of pi-conjugated systems: A new approach towards efficient charge transport any direction H. Pang, F. Vilela, P. J. Skabara, J. J. W. McDouall, D. J. Crouch, T. D. Anthopoulos, D. D. C. Bradley, D. M. De Leeuw, P. N. Horton, M. B. Hursthouse, Adv. Mater. 2007, 19, 4438-+. DOI: 10.1002/adma.200702135

[3]
Synthesis of laterally linked poly(tetrahydrofuran)-poly(methyl methacrylate) block copolymers via use of a "Jekyll and Hyde" comonomer N. Chagneux, S. Camerlynck, E. Hamilton, F. M. L. Vilela, D. C. Sherrington, Macromolecules 2007, 40, 3183-3189. DOI: 10.1021/ma062720h


2005

[2] Combined epimerisation and acylation: Meerwein-Ponndorf-Verley-Oppenauer catalysts in action D. Klomp, K. Djanashvili, N. C. Svennum, N. Chantapariyavat, C. S. Wong, F. Vilela, T. Maschmeyer, J. A. Peters, U. Hanefeld, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2005, 3, 483-489. DOI: 10.1039/b413944e


2002

[1] Reactivity of N-pyridylcarbamates in basic media F. Norberto, S. Santos, D. Silva, P. Herves, A. S. Miguel, F. Vilela, J. Chem. Soc.-Perkin Trans. 2 2002, 1162-1165. DOI: 10.1039/b200445n



Selected Oral Contributions


  • J. C. Forgie, P. J. Skabara, I. Stibor, F. Vilela and Z. Vobecka A New Redox Stable Low Band Gap Conjugated Polymer Based on an EDOT-BODIPY-EDOT Repeat Unit for Organic Solar Cells, San Diego, California, USA, SPIE 2010

  • J. C. Forgie, P. J. Skabara, I. Stibor, F. Vilela and Z. Vobecka A New Redox Stable Low Band Gap Conjugated Polymer Based on an EDOT-BODIPY-EDOT Repeat Unit for Organic Solar Cells, 42nd IUPAC World Chemistry Congress, Glasgow, UK 2nd-7th August 2009

  • Filipe Vilela The Strathclyde Route to Polymer Architecture and Electronics, Invited speaker for 36th cycle of conferences at the Department of Chemistry of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, 15th April 2009

  • J. C. Forgie, P. J. Skabara, I. Stibor, F. Vilela and Z. Vobecka A New Redox Stable Low Band Gap Conjugated Polymer Based on an EDOT-BODIPY-EDOT Repeat Unit, Materiais 2009, Lisbon, Portugal 5th-8th April

  • M. Chisholm, N. Hudson, N. Kirtley, F. Vilela and D. C. Sherrington: Rheological and Architectural Characterisation of Novel Branched Poly(MMA-co-EA) Based Polymers Synthesised via the Strathclyde Methodology in Solvent-Free, Suspension Free-Radical Polymerisation MACRO 2006, World Polymer Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 16th-21st July

  • A. J. Hall, M. Emgenbroich, C. Borrelli, F. Vilela and B. Sellergren Recognition of Phosphorylated Amino Acids by Molecularly Imprinted Polymers, Synthetic Receptors 2005, Salzburg, Austria, 7th-9th September

  • A. J. Hall, M. Emgenbroich, P. Manesiotis B. Sellergren and F. Vilela, The Synthesis and Use of New Binding Elements for Molecularly Imprinted Polymers (MIPs) Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, USA, 1st-5th December 2003

  • F. Vilela and B. Sellergren: Imprinting of Phosphorylated Peptides 1st Graduate Student Symposium on Molecular Imprinting Technology, INFU, University of Dortmund, Germany, 3rd-4th October 2003



Selected Poster Presentations


  • M. Chisholm, N. Hudson, N. Kirtley, F. Vilela and D. C. Sherrington The Strathclyde Methodology in Suspension Polymerisation: Rheology, Thermal and Architectural Characterisation of Novel Branched Polymers RSC 35th Scottish Regional Meeting for the Reading of Original Papers 18th December 2006

  • M. Emgenbroich, F. M. L. Vilela, A. J. Hall, P. Manesiotis and B. Sellergren, Towards Recognition of Phosphorylated Amino Acids by MIPs, MIP2004 – 3rd International Workshop on Molecularly Imprinted Polymers, Cardiff, UK, 12-15th September, 2004

  • F. Norberto, S. Santos, D. Silva, P. Herves, A. S. Miguel and F. Vilela, Synthesis and Reactivity Studies of New Potential N-(pyridil) Carbamates, 10th IUPAC International Congress on the Chemistry of Crop Protection, Basel, Switzerland, August 2002