Publications

Walters NA, Amberger BK, Esselman B, Woods RC, McMahon RJ. Millimeter-wave spectroscopy of syn formyl azide (HC(O)N-3) in seven vibrational states. Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy. 2017;331:71-81.
Orr VL, Esselman B, Dorman PM, Amberger BK, Guzei IA, Woods RC, et al.. Millimeter-Wave Spectroscopy, X-ray Crystal Structure, and Quantum Chemical Studies of Diketene: Resolving Ambiguities Concerning the Structure of the Ketene Dimer. Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 2016;120:7753-7763.
Knezz SN, Waltz TA, Haenni BC, Burrmann NJ, McMahon RJ. Spectroscopy and Photochemistry of Triplet 1,3-Dimethylpropynylidene (MeC3Me). Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2016;138:12596-12604.
Nunes CM, Knezz SN, Reva I, Fausto R, McMahon RJ. Evidence of a Nitrene Tunneling Reaction: Spontaneous Rearrangement of 2-Formyl Phenylnitrene to an Imino Ketene in Low-Temperature Matrixes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2016;138:15287-15290.
Li HM, Li DQ, Zeng XQ, Liu K, Beckers H, Schaefer HF, et al.. Toward Understanding the Decomposition of Carbonyl Diazide (N-3)(2)C=O and Formation of Diazirinone cycl-N2CO: Experiment and Computations. Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 2015;119:8903-8911.
Amberger BK, Esselman B, Stanton JF, Woods RC, McMahon RJ. Precise equilibrium structure determination of hydrazoic acid (HN3) by millimeter-wave spectroscopy. Journal of Chemical Physics. 2015;143.
Esselman B, Emmert FL, Wiederhold AJ, Thompson SJ, Slipchenko LV, McMahon RJ. Thermal Isomerizations of Diethynyl Cyclobutadienes and Implications for Fullerene Formation. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2015;80:11863-11868.
Osborn DL, Vogelhuber KM, Wren SW, Miller EM, Lu YJ, Case AS, et al.. Electronic States of the Quasilinear Molecule Propargylene (HCCCH) from Negative Ion Photoelectron Spectroscopy. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2014;136:10361-10372.
Amberger BK, Esselman B, Woods RC, McMahon RJ. Millimeter-wave spectroscopy of carbonyl diazide, OC(N-3)(2). Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy. 2014;295:15-20.
Inui H, Sawada K, Oishi S, Ushida K, McMahon RJ. Aryl Nitrene Rearrangements: Spectroscopic Observation of a Benzazirine and Its Ring Expansion to a Ketenimine by Heavy-Atom Tunneling. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2013;135:10246-10249.
Esselman B, Amberger BK, Shutter JD, Daane MA, Stanton JF, Woods RC, et al.. Rotational spectroscopy of pyridazine and its isotopologs from 235-360 GHz: Equilibrium structure and vibrational satellites. Journal of Chemical Physics. 2013;139.
Stanton JF, Garand E, Kim J, Yacovitch TI, Hock C, Case AS, et al.. Ground and low-lying excited states of propadienylidene (H2C=C=C:) obtained by negative ion photoelectron spectroscopy. Journal of Chemical Physics. 2012;136.
Sepulveda A, Swallen SF, Kopff LA, McMahon RJ, Ediger MD. Stable glasses of indomethacin and alpha,alpha,beta-tris-naphthylbenzene transform into ordinary supercooled liquids. Journal of Chemical Physics. 2012;137.
Sebree JA, Kidwell NM, Selby TM, Amberger BK, McMahon RJ, Zwier TS. Photochemistry of Benzylallene: Ring-Closing Reactions to Form Naphthalene. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2012;134:1153-1163.
Pharr CR, Kopff LA, Bennett B, Reid SA, McMahon RJ. Photochemistry of Furyl- and Thienyldiazomethanes: Spectroscopic Characterization of Triplet 3-Thienylcarbene. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2012;134:6443-6454.
Nolan AM, Amberger BK, Esselman B, Thimmakondu VS, Stanton JF, Woods RC, et al.. Carbonyl Diazide, OC(N-3)(2): Synthesis, Purification, and IR Spectrum. Inorganic Chemistry. 2012;51:9846-9851.
George L, Kalume A, Reid SA, Esselman B, McMahon RJ. Spectroscopic and computational studies of matrix-isolated iso-CXBr3 (X = F, Cl, Br): Structure, properties, and photochemistry of substituted iso-tribromomethanes. Journal of Molecular Structure. 2012;1025:61-68.
Dawson K, Kopff LA, Zhu L, McMahon RJ, Yu L, Richert R, et al.. Molecular packing in highly stable glasses of vapor-deposited tris-naphthylbenzene isomers. Journal of Chemical Physics. 2012;136.
Kemnitz CR, Ball ES, McMahon RJ. Photochemistry of CpMn(CO)(3) and Related Derivatives: Spectroscopic Observation of Singlet and Triplet CpMn(CO)(2). Organometallics. 2012;31:70-84.
Esselman B, McMahon RJ. Effects of Ethynyl Substitution on Cyclobutadiene. Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 2012;116:483-490.
Preston TJ, Dutta M, Esselman B, Kalume A, George L, McMahon RJ, et al.. Formation and relaxation dynamics of iso-CH(2)Cl-I in cryogenic matrices. Journal of Chemical Physics. 2011;135.
Menke JL, McMahon RJ. Photochemistry of matrix-isolated 5-cyano-2H-pyran-2-one (delta-cyano-alpha-pyrone) and cyanocyclobuta-1,3-diene. Canadian Journal of Chemistry-Revue Canadienne De Chimie. 2011;89:186-194.
George L, Kalume A, Esselman B, Wagner J, McMahon RJ, Reid SA. Spectroscopic and computational studies of matrix-isolated iso-CHBr(3): Structure, properties, and photochemistry of iso-bromoform. Journal of Chemical Physics. 2011;135.
George L, Kalume A, Esselman B, McMahon RJ, Reid SA. Pulsed Jet Discharge Matrix Isolation and Computational Study of Bromine Atom Complexes: Br center dot center dot center dot BrXCH(2) (X = H, Cl, Br). Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 2011;115:9820-9827.
Vogelhuber KM, Wren SW, Shaffer CJ, McMahon RJ, McCoy AB, W. Lineberger C. Photoelectron spectroscopy of HC4N. Journal of Chemical Physics. 2011;135.
Dawson K, Zhu L, Kopff LA, McMahon RJ, Yu L, Ediger MD. Highly Stable Vapor-Deposited Glasses of Four Tris-naphthylbenzene Isomers. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. American Chemical Society; 2011;2:2683-2687.
Thomas PS, Bowling NP, Burrmann NJ, McMahon RJ. Dialkynyl Carbene Derivatives: Generation and Characterization of Triplet tert-Butylpentadiynylidene (t-Bu-C C-C-C C-H) and Dimethylpentadiynylidene (Me-C C-C-C C-Me). Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2010;75:6372-6381.
Swallen SF, Windsor K, McMahon RJ, Ediger MD, Mates TE. Transformation of Stable Glasses into Supercooled Liquids: Growth Fronts and Anomalously Fast Liquid Diffusion. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 2010;114:2635-2643.
Shaffer CJ, Esselman B, McMahon RJ, Stanton JF, Woods RC. Attempted Isolation and Characterization of Diazirinone (N2CO). Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2010;75:1815-1821.
Menke JL, Patterson EV, McMahon RJ. Effects of Cyano Substituents on Cyclobutadiene and Its Isomers. Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 2010;114:6431-6437.
Hopf H, Mlynek C, McMahon RJ, Menke JL, Lesarri A, Rosemeyer M, et al.. On the Trimerization of Cyanoacetylene: Mechanism of Formation of Tricyanobenzene Isomers and Laboratory Detection of Their Radio Spectra. Chemistry-A European Journal. 2010;16:14115-14123.
Bowling NP, Burrmann NJ, Halter RJ, Hodges JA, McMahon RJ. Synthesis of Simple Diynals, Diynones, Their Hydrazones, and Diazo Compounds: Precursors to a Family of Dialkynyl Carbenes (R-1-C C-C-C C-R-2). Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2010;75:6382-6390.
Thomas PS, Bowling NP, McMahon RJ. Spectroscopy and Photochemistry of Triplet Methylpentadiynylidene (Me-C C-d-C C-H). Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2009;131:8649-8659.
Swallen SF, Traynor K, McMahon RJ, Ediger MD, Mates TE. Stable Glass Transformation to Supercooled Liquid via Surface-Initiated Growth Front. Physical Review Letters. AMER PHYSICAL SOC; ONE PHYSICS ELLIPSE, COLLEGE PK, MD 20740-3844 USA; 2009;.
Seburg RA, Patterson EV, McMahon RJ. Structure of Triplet Propynylidene (HCCCH) as Probed by IR, UV/vis, and EPR Spectroscopy of Isotopomers. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2009;131:9442-9455.
Seburg RA, Hodges JA, McMahon RJ. Propynal Equivalents and Diazopropyne: Synthesis of All Mono-C-13 Isotopomers. Helvetica Chimica Acta. 2009;92:1626-1643.
Swallen SF, Traynor K, McMahon RJ, Ediger MD, Mates TE. Self-Diffusion of Supercooled Tris-naphthylbenzene. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 2009;113:4600-4608.
Swallen SF, Kearns KL, Satija S, Traynor K, McMahon RJ, Ediger MD. Molecular view of the isothermal transformation of a stable glass to a liquid. Journal of Chemical Physics. 2008;128.
Pharr CR, McMahon RJ. Organic chemistry: Synthesis and study of reactive intermediates found in interstellar space. Journal of Chemical Education. 2008;85:1454-1454.
Weaver SWL, Remijan AJ, McMahon RJ, McCall BJ. A search for ortho-benzyne (o-C6H4) in CRL 618. Astrophysical Journal Letters. 2007;671:L153-L156.
Swallen SF, Kearns KL, Mapes MK, Kim YS, McMahon RJ, Ediger MD, et al.. Organic glasses with exceptional thermodynamic and kinetic stability. Science. 2007;315:353-356.
DePinto JT, deProphetis WA, Menke JL, McMahon RJ. Triplet 1,3-diphenylpropynylidene (Ph-C-C-C-Ph). Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2007;129:2308-2315.
Bonvallet PA, Breitkreuz CJ, Kim YS, Todd EM, Traynor K, Fry CG, et al.. Organic glass-forming materials: 1,3,5-tris(naphthyl)benzene derivatives. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2007;72:10051-10057.
Swallen SF, Mapes MK, Kim YS, McMahon RJ, Ediger MD, Satija S. Neutron reflectivity measurements of the translational motion of tris(naphthylbenzene) at the glass transition temperature - art. no. 184501. Journal of Chemical Physics. 2006;124:84501.
Kim YS, Inui H, McMahon RJ. Ring opening of 2,5-didehydrothiophene: Matrix photochemistry of C4H2S isomers. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2006;71:9602-9608.
Bowling NP, McMahon RJ. Enediyne isomers of tetraethynylethene. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2006;71:5841.
Bowling NP, Halter RJ, Hodges JA, Seburg RA, Thomas PS, Simmons CS, et al.. Reactive carbon-chain molecules: Synthesis of 1-diazo-2,4-pentadiyne and spectroscopic characterization of triplet pentadiynylidene (H-C=C-C-C=C-H). Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2006;128:3291-3302.
Lovas FJ, McMahon RJ, Grabow JU, Schnell M, Mack J, Scott LT, et al.. Interstellar chemistry: A strategy for detecting polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in space. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2005;127:4345-4349.
Kim YS, McMahon RJ. Ring opening of 2,5-didehydrothiophene: Structures and rearrangements of C4H2S isomers. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2005;70:8171-8179.
McMahon RJ. Orville L. Chapman (1932-2004): Organic chemistry and education. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 2004;43:4122-4122.
Swallen SF, Bonvallet PA, McMahon RJ, Ediger MD. Self-diffusion of tris-naphthylbenzene near the glass transition temperature - art. no. 015901. Physical Review Letters. 2003;9001:5901.
McMahon RJ, McCarthy MC, Gottlieb CA, Dudek JB, Stanton JF, Thaddeus P. The radio spectrum of the phenyl radical. Astrophysical Journal. 2003;590:L61-L64.
Schwartz MP, Halter RJ, McMahon RJ, Hamers RJ. Formation of an atomically abrupt interface between a polycyclic aromatic molecule and the silicon (001) surface via direct Si-C linkage. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 2003;107:224-228.
McMahon RJ. Chemical reactions involving quantum tunneling. Science. 2003;299:833-834.
Bonvallet PA, Todd EM, Kim YS, McMahon RJ. Access to the naphthylcarbene rearrangement manifold via isomeric benzodiazocycloheptatrienes. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2002;67:9031-9042.
Nicolaides A, Matsushita T, Yonezawa K, Sawai S, Tomioka H, Stracener LL, et al.. The elusive benzocyclobutenylidene: A combined computational and experimental attempt. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2001;123:2870-2876.
Halter RJ, Fimmen RL, McMahon RJ, Peebles SA, Kuczkowski RL, Stanton JF. Microwave spectra and molecular structures of (Z)-pent-2-en-4-ynenitrile and maleonitrile. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2001;123:12353-12363.
Breitung EM, Vaughan WE, McMahon RJ. Measurement of solute dipole moments in dilute solution: A simple three-terminal cell. Review of Scientific Instruments. 2000;71:224-227.
Breitung EM, Shu CF, McMahon RJ. Thiazole and thiophene analogues of donor-acceptor stilbenes: Molecular hyperpolarizabilities and structure-property relationships. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2000;122:1154-1160.
Bonvallet PA, McMahon RJ. Generation, characterization, and rearrangements of 4,5-benzocyclohepta-1,2,4,6-tetraene. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2000;122:9332-9333.
Hodges JA, McMahon RJ, Sattelmeyer KW, Stanton JF. Electronic spectrum of propadienylidene (H2C=C=C :) and its relevance to the diffuse interstellar bands. Astrophysical Journal. 2000;544:838-842.
Zhu ZD, Bally T, Stracener LL, McMahon RJ. Reversible interconversion between singlet and triplet 2-naphthyl(carbomethoxy)carbene. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1999;121:2863-2874.
Wang YK, Shu CF, Breitung EM, McMahon RJ. Synthesis and characterization of thiazole-containing chromophores for second-order nonlinear optics. Journal of Materials Chemistry. 1999;9:1449-1452.
Shu YC, Gong ZH, Shu CF, Breitung EM, McMahon RJ, Lee GH, et al.. Synthesis and characterization of nonlinear optical chromophores with conformationally locked polyenes possessing enhanced thermal stability. Chemistry of Materials. 1999;11:1628-1632.
Nicolaides A, Nakayama T, Yamazaki K, Tomioka H, Koseki S, Stracener LL, et al.. Of ortho-conjugatively linked reactive intermediates: The cases of ortho-Phenylene-(bis)nitrene, -carbenonitrene, and -(bis)carbene. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1999;121:10563-10572.
Bonvallet PA, McMahon RJ. Photoequilibration of 1-naphthylcarbene and 4,5-benzobicyclo 4.1.0 hepta-2,4,6-triene. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1999;121:10496-10503.
Yeung M, Ng ACH, Drew MGB, Vorpagel E, Breitung EM, McMahon RJ, et al.. Facile synthesis and nonlinear optical properties of push-pull 5,15-diphenylporphyrins. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 1998;63:7143-7150.
Stanton JF, Depinto JT, Seburg RA, Hodges JA, McMahon RJ. Electronic spectrum of propadienylidene (H2C=C=C:). Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1997;119:429-430.
Seburg RA, Patterson EV, Stanton JF, McMahon RJ. Structures, automerizations, and isomerizations of C3H2 isomers. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1997;119:5847-5856.
Seburg RA, McMahon RJ, Stanton JF, Gauss J. Structures and stabilities of C5H2 isomers: Quantum chemical studies. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1997;119:10838-10845.
Patterson EV, McMahon RJ. Rearrangements of C7H6 isomers: Computational studies of the interconversions of bicyclo 3.2.0 hepta-1,3,6-triene, bicyclo 3.2.0 hepta-3,6-diene-2-ylidene, bicyclo 3.2.0 hepta-2,3,6-triene, and cyclohepta-1,2,4,6-tetraene. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 1997;62:4398-4405.
Whitaker CM, Patterson EV, Kott KL, McMahon RJ. Nitrogen and oxygen donors in nonlinear optical materials: Effects of alkyl vs phenyl substitution on the molecular hyperpolarizability. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1996;118:9966-9973.
Whitaker CM, McMahon RJ. Synthesis and characterization of organic materials with conveniently accessible supercooled liquid and glassy phases: Isomeric 1,3,5-tris(naphthyl)benzenes. Journal of Physical Chemistry. 1996;100:1081-1090.
Matzinger S, Bally T, Patterson EV, McMahon RJ. The C7H6 potential energy surface revisited: Relative energies and IR assignment. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1996;118:1535-1542.
Whitaker CM, Kott KL, McMahon RJ. Synthesis and Solid-State Structure of Substituted Arylphosphine Oxides. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 1995;60:3499-3508.
Seburg RA, McMahon RJ. AUTOMERIZATIONS AND ISOMERIZATIONS IN PROPYNYLIDENE (HCCCH), PROPADIENYLIDENE (H2CCC), AND CYCLOPROPENYLIDENE (C-C3H2). Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 1995;34:2009-2012.
Seburg RA, Depinto JT, Patterson EV, McMahon RJ. Structure of Triplet Propynylidene. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1995;117:835-836.
Kott KL, Whitaker CM, McMahon RJ. 2nd-Order Nonlinear-Optical Properties of Substituted Arylphosphine Oxides. Chemistry of Materials. 1995;7:426-439.
Seburg RA, McMahon RJ. Ground-State Multiplicity of Halo(Trifluoromethyl)Carbenes. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 1993;58:979-980.
Kott KL, Higgins DA, McMahon RJ, Corn RM. OBSERVATION OF PHOTOINDUCED ELECTRON-TRANSFER AT A LIQUID-LIQUID INTERFACE BY OPTICAL 2ND-HARMONIC GENERATION. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1993;115:5342-5343.
Depinto JT, McMahon RJ. Structure and Rearrangements of 1,3-Diphenylpropynylidene. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1993;115:12573-12574.
Bartz JA, Barnhart TM, Galloway DB, Huey LG, Glenewinkelmeyer T, McMahon RJ, et al.. UV PHOTODISSOCIATION AND ENERGY-SELECTIVE IONIZATION OF ORGANOMETALLIC COMPOUNDS IN A MOLECULAR-BEAM. ACS Symposium Series. 1993;530:116-121.
Bartz JA, Barnhart TM, Galloway DB, Huey LG, Glenewinkelmeyer T, McMahon RJ, et al.. GAS-PHASE PHOTODISSOCIATION OF (ETA-5-CYCLOPENTADIENYL)FE(CO)2R AND (ETA-5-INDENYL)FE(CO)2R IN A MOLECULAR-BEAM - COMPETITIVE LOSS OF ALKYL RADICAL AND ALKENE DETECTED BY VACUUM-ULTRAVIOLET IONIZATION AND TIME-OF-FLIGHT MASS-SPECTROMETRY. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1993;115:8389-8395.
Barnhart TM, Defelippis J, McMahon RJ. STRUCTURE AND REACTIVITY OF HFE(CO)3-ETA(3)-C3H5). Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 1993;32:1073-1074.
Albrecht SW, McMahon RJ. PHOTOEQUILIBRATION OF 2-NAPHTHYLCARBENE AND 2,3-BENZOBICYCLO 4.1.0 HEPTA-2,4,6-TRIENE. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1993;115:855-859.
Seburg RA, McMahon RJ. Photochemistry of Matrix-Isolated Diazoethane and Methyldiazirine - Ethylidene Trapping. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1992;114:7183-7189.
Kott KL, McMahon RJ. Regiochemistry of Acetylation of Ferrocenylarylethylenes. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 1992;57:3097-3101.
Casey CP, Tanke RS, Hazin PN, Kemnitz CR, McMahon RJ. KINETIC GENERATION OF CIS-C5H5(CO)2REH2 FROM THE REACTION OF C5H5(CO)2RE(MU-H)PT(H)(PPH3)2 WITH DIPHENYLACETYLENE. Inorganic Chemistry. 1992;31:5474-5479.
Barnhart TM, McMahon RJ. SPECTROSCOPIC OBSERVATION OF A THERMAL C-H BOND INSERTION REACTION AT 5-K - INTRAMOLECULAR REARRANGEMENT OF FE(CO)3(ETA-2-C3H6) TO PRODUCE HFE(CO)3(ETA-3-C3H5). Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1992;114:5434-5435.
Barnhart TM, Fenske RF, McMahon RJ. ISOMERISM IN COORDINATIVELY UNSATURATED FE(CO)3(ALPHA-2-ETHENE) COMPLEXES. Inorganic Chemistry. 1992;31:2679-2681.
Force RK, McMahon RJ, Yu J, Wrighton MS. SPECTROSCOPIC DETECTION OF EXCITED-STATE ELECTRON-TRANSFER IN PORPHYRIN VIOLOGEN SYSTEMS. Spectrochimica Acta Part a-Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 1989;45:23-30.
McMahon RJ, Force RK, Patterson HH, Wrighton MS. INTRAMOLECULAR EXCITED-STATE ELECTRON-TRANSFER IN A COVALENTLY LINKED PORPHYRIN VIOLOGEN MOLECULE - DIRECT OBSERVATION OF THE CHARGE-SEPARATED INTERMEDIATE BY RESONANCE RAMAN-SPECTROSCOPY. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1988;110:2670-2672.
Chapman OL, Johnson JW, McMahon RJ, West PR. Rearrangements of the Isomeric Tolylmethylenes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1988;110:501-509.
McMahon RJ, Chapman OL. Direct Spectroscopic Observation of Intramolecular Hydrogen Shifts in Carbenes. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1987;109:683-692.
McMahon RJ, Abelt CJ, Chapman OL, Johnson JW, Kreil CL, Leroux JP, et al.. 1,2,4,6-CYCLOHEPTATETRAENE - THE KEY INTERMEDIATE IN ARYLCARBENE INTERCONVERSIONS AND RELATED C7H6 REARRANGEMENTS. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1987;109:2456-2469.
West PR, Mooring AM, McMahon RJ, Chapman OL. BENZOBICYCLO 4.1.0 HEPTA-2,4,6-TRIENES. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 1986;51:1316-1320.
McMahon RJ, Chapman OL. Triplet Ground-State Cycloheptatrienylidene. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1986;108:1713-1714.
McMahon RJ, Chapman OL, Hayes RA, Hess TC, Krimmer HP. MECHANISTIC STUDIES ON THE WOLFF REARRANGEMENT - THE CHEMISTRY AND SPECTROSCOPY OF SOME ALPHA-KETOCARBENES. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1985;107:7597-7606.
Chapman OL, McMahon RJ, West PR. Rearrangements of Tolylmethylenes Via Cycloheptatetraenes - Formation of Benzocyclobutene and Styrene. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1984;106:7973-7974.
Hayes RA, Hess TC, McMahon RJ, Chapman OL. PHOTOCHEMICAL WOLFF REARRANGEMENT OF A TRIPLET GROUND-STATE CARBENE. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1983;105:7786-7787.
McMahon RJ. Organo-Metallic Pi-Complexes of Silacycles. Coordination Chemistry Reviews. 1982;47:1-14.
McMahon RJ, Wiegers KE, Smith SG. Stereoselectivity of Lithium Aluminum-Hydride and Lithium Alkoxyaluminohydride Reductions of 3,3,5-Trimethylcyclohexanone in Diethyl-Ether. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 1981;46:99-101.