*corresponding author †UConn undergraduates


22.  IR Linewidth and Intensity Amplifications of Nitrile Vibrations Report Nuclear-Electronic Couplings and Associated Structural Heterogeneity in Radical Anions.

Juchao Yan, Reid W. Wilson,† Jason T. Buck, David C. Grills, Eric W. Reinheimer, and Tomoyasu Mani.* Chemical Science Accepted (2021)

21. Magnetic Control of Recombination Fluorescence and Tunability by Modulation of Radical Pair Energies in Rigid Donor−Bridge−Acceptor Systems.

Jason T. Buck and Tomoyasu Mani.* Journal of the American Chemical Society, 142, 49, 20691–20700 (2020)

20. Micelles Embedded in Multiphasic Protein Hydrogel Enable Efficient and Air-Tolerant Triplet Fusion Upconversion with Heavy-Atom and Spin-Orbit Charge-Transfer Sensitizers.

Alexander M. Oddo,† Tomoyasu Mani,* Challa V. Kumar.*ACS Applied Materials & Interface, 12, 35, 39293–39303 (2020)

19. Turning on Solid-State Phosphorescence of Platinum Acetylides With Aromatic Stacking.

William J. Mullin, Huan Qin, Tomoyasu Mani, Peter Müller, Matthew J. Panzer , and Samuel W. Thomas.* Chemical Communications, 56, 6854-6857 (2020)

18. Vibrational Spectroscopy Reveals Effects of Electron Push-Pull and Solvent Polarity on Electron Delocalization in Radical Anions of Donor−Acceptor Compounds.

Andrew M. Boudreau,†‡ Reid W. Wilson,†‡ Mengshijie Yang,†‡ David C. Grills, and Tomoyasu Mani.* Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 8, 1543-1549 (2020)

‡equal contribution

17. Intramolecular Long-Range Charge-Transfer Emission in Donor−Bridge−Acceptor Systems

Jason T. Buck, Reid W. Wilson,and Tomoyasu Mani.* Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 10, 3080-3086 (2019)

16. Spin-Allowed Transitions Control the Formation of Triplet Excited States in Orthogonal Donor-Acceptor Dyads.

Jason T. Buck, Andrew M. Boudreau,† André DeCarmine, Reid W. Wilson, James Hampsey, and Tomoyasu Mani.* Chem, 5, 138 (2019)

‡equal contribution

15. Nitrile Vibration Reports Induced Electric Field and Delocalization of Electron in Charge-Transfer State of Aryl Nitriles.

Tomoyasu Mani* and David C. Grills. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 122, 7293 (2018)

14. Probing Intermolecular Electron Delocalization in Dimer Radical Anions by Vibrational Spectroscopy.

Tomoyasu Mani* and David C. Grills. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 121, 7327–7335 (2017)

Prior to UConn

13. Gold Tris(carboxyphenyl)corroles as Multifunctional Materials: Photophysical, Photodynamic and Photovoltaic properties.

Abraham B. Alemayehu, Nicholas U. Day, Tomoyasu Mani, Alexander B. Rudine, Kolle E. Thomas, Odrun A. Gederaas, Sergei Vinogradov, Carl C. Wamser, and Abhik Ghosh. ACS Applied Materials & Interface, 8, 18935-18942 (2016)


12. Identification of Ion-Pair Structures in Solution by Vibrational Stark Effects.

John H. Hack, David C. Grills, John R. Miller, and Tomoyasu Mani*.  Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 120, 1149-1157 (2016) 


11. Electron Localization of Anions Probed by Nitrile Vibrations

Tomoyasu Mani*, David C. Grills, Marshall D. Newton, and John R. Miller. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137, 10979-10991 (2015)


10. CENP-C Reshapes and Stabilizes CENP-A Nucleosomes at the Centromere

Samantha J. Falk, Lucie Y. Guo, Nikolina Sekulic, Evan M. Smoak, Tomoyasu Mani, Glennis A. Logsdon, Kushol Gupta, Lars E. T. Jansen, Gregory D. Van Duyne, Sergei A. Vinogradov, Michael A. Lampson, and Ben E. Black. Science, 348, 699-703 (2015) equal contribution


9. Vibrational Stark Effects To Identify Ion Pairing and Determine Reduction Potentials in Electrolyte-Free Environments

Tomoyasu Mani*, David C. Grills, and John R. Miller*. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137, 1136-1140 (2015)


8. Role of Bad Dihedral Angles: Methylfluorenes Act as Energy Barriers for Excitons and Polarons of Oligofluorenes

Tomoyasu Mani* and John R. Miller.* Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 118, 9451-9459 (2014)


7. The stereochemistry of amide side-chains containing carboxyl groups influences water exchange rates in EuDOTA-tetraamide complexes

Tomoyasu Mani, Ana Christina L. Opina, Piyu Zhao, Mary Evbuomwan, Nate Milburn, Gyula Tircso, Cemile Kumas, and A. Dean Sherry.  Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry, 19, 161-171 (2014)


6. Magnetic Field Effects on Triplet-Triplet Annihilation in Solutions: Modulation of Visible/NIR Luminescence

Tomoyasu Mani and Sergei A. Vinogradov. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 4, 2799-2804 (2013)


5. Tb3+-tRNA for LRET studies of Protein Synthesis

Dulce Alonso Hernandez, Wei Liu, Gabriel Rosenblum, Tomoyasu Mani, Yale Goldman, Barry Cooperman.  Bioconjugate Chemistry, 24, 1186-1190 (2013)


4. Modulation of Visible Room Temperature Phosphorescence by Weak Magnetic Fields

Tomoyasu Mani, Mana Tanabe, Seigo Yamauchi, Nikolai V. Tkachenko, Sergei A. Vinogradov.  Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 3, 3115-3119 (2012)


3. Generation of phosphorescent triplet states via photoinduced electron transfer: energy and electron transfer dynamics in Pt porphyrin-Rhodamine B dyads

Tomoyasu Mani, Dariusz M. Niedzwiedzik, and Sergei A. Vinogradov. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 116, 3598–3610 (2012)


2. The Effect of the Regiochemistry of Butyl Amide Substituents on the Solution-State Structures of Lanthanide(III) DOTA-tetraamide complexes

Tomoyasu Mani, Gyula Tircso, Piyu Zhao, A. Dean Sherry, and Mark Woods. Inorganic Chemistry, 48, 10338-10345 (2009)


1. Modulation of Water Exchange in Ln(III) DOTA-tetraamide Complexes: Considerations for CEST Imaging

Tomoyasu Mani, Gyula Tircso, Osamu Togao, Piyu Zhao, Todd Soesbe, Masaya Takahashi, and A. Dean Sherry. Contrast Media and Molecular Imaging, 4, 183-191 (2009)