Recent Publications of James D. Martin

  1. "Sorptive Reconstruction of CuAlCl4 Upon Small Molecule Binding. II. The competitive binding of CO and ethylene." Michael D. Capracotta and James D. Martin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, submitted.
  2. "Hydrogen Bonding in Metal Halides: Lattice Effects and Electronic Distortions" James D. Martin. Inorg. Chem. Focus III, 2006, in press.
  3. "Metallotropic Liquid Crystals: Surfactant Induced Order in Molten Metal Halides," James D. Martin*, Cristin L. Keary, Todd A. Thornton, Mark P. Novotnak, Jeremey W. Knutson and Jacob C. W. Folmer, Nature Materials, 2006, accepted.
  4. Inelastic Neutron Scattering Study of the Trimethylammonium Templating Cations in the Crystalline and Vitreous States of the Sodalite-Type Copper-Zinc Chloride Halozeotype CZX-1 Frans R. Trouw, James D. Martin, Stephen J. Goettler, Terence J. Udovic, Lennox Iton, J. Phys. Chem., 2005, submitted.
  5. "Benzene and Ethylene Binding to Copper(I)-Ziconium(IV) Chloride Materials: The Crystal Structure and Solid State Reactivity of ((bz)2Cu)2Zr2Cl10•bz," Andrew M. Dattelbaum and James D. Martin*, Polyhedron, 2005, in press.
  6. "Property Development in Nanocomposite Thermoplastic Elastomer Gels" Guillermo J. van Maanen, Sabrina L. Seeley, Michael D. Capracotta, Scott A. White, Rudolf R. Bukovnik, Juergen Hartmann, James D. Martin, Richard J. Spontak, Langmuir, 2005, 21, 3106-3115.
  7. "Tuning the Band Gap in Hybrid Tin Iodide Perovskite Semiconductors" Jeremy L. Knutson, James D. Martin, and David B. Mitzi, Inorg. Chem., 2005, 44, 4699-4705.
  8. "Amorphous Materials Engineering: Designing Structure in Liquid and Glassy Metal Halide Networks" James D. Martin, Ceram. Trans., 2004, 170, 57-67.
  9. "Morphological, mechanical and gas-transport characteristics of crosslinked poly(propylene glycol): homopolymers, nanocomposites and blendes" Nakunj P. Patel, Christopher M. Aberg, Angelica M. Sanchez, Michael D. Capracotta, James D. Martin and Richard J. Spontak. Polymer, 2004, 45, 5941-5950.
  10. "XANES investigation of phosphate sorption in single and binary systems of iron and aluminum oxide minerals" Nidhi Khare, Dean Hesterberg, and James D. Martin. Environmental Science and Technology, 2005, 39, 2152-2160.
  11. "Synthesis of [NH4]MnCl2(OAc), a One-Dimensional Antiferromagnet, by Solvothermal Dehydration" James D. Martin*, Ryan F. Hess, and Paul D. Boyle. Inorg. Chem., 2004, 43, 3242-3247.
  12. "Transport Properties of Hectorite Based Nanocomposite Single-ion Conductors" Ruchi G. Singhal, Michael D. Capracotta, James D. Martin, Peter S. Fedkiw*, Saad A. Khan. Journal of Power Sources, 2004, 128, 247-255.
  13. "Dynamic Disorder in the Crystalline Monomer of Polycarbonate." Justyna E. Wolak, Jeremey E. Knutson, James D. Martin, Paul D. Boyle, Alan J. Sargent, and Jeffery L. White* J. Phys Chem. B, 2003, 107, 13293-13299.
  14. "Solid State Devices" James D. Martin in CHEMISTRY The MacMillan Science Library, Eds. J.J. Lagowski, A. J. Banks, T. Holme, D. Kolb, H. Silber. Thomson/Gale: New York. 2004, Vol. 4, pp. 142-148.
  15. Sorptive Reconstruction of the CuAlCl4 Framework upon Reversible Ethylene Binding, Roger M. Sullivan, Haiming Liu, D. Steve Smith, Jon Hanson, Derek Osterhout, Mike Ciraolo Clare P. Grey and James D. Martin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 11065-11079.
  16. Electrical and Magnetic Properties, and Electronic Structure of RMo8O14 Compounds (R = La, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm) Containing Bicapped Mo8 Clusters, Régis Gautier, Ole Krogh Andersen, Patrick Gougeon, Jean-François Halet, Enric Canadell and James D. Martin, Inorg. Chem., 2002, 41, 4689-4699.
  17. Designing Intermediate Range Order in Amorphous Materials, James D. Martin, Stephen J. Goettler, Nathalie Fosse, and Lennox Iton, Nature, 2002, 419, 381-384.
  18. Synthesis and Characterization of Cu2ZrCl6:, A Thermochromic, van Vleck Paramagnet, Andrew M. Dattelbaum, Liang He, Frank Tsui and James D. Martin, J. Alloys and Comp., 2002, 338, 173-184.
  19. Structure/Property Relationships in Ionic Liquids: A Consideration of Shape, Charge Density and Composition. James D. Martin, Industrial Applications of Ionic Liquids, ACS Symposium Series vol 818. (reviewed) Ed. R. Rogers. 2002, 413-427.
  20. Kinetics and Mechanism of the β- to α-CuAlCl4 Phase Transition: A Time Resolved 63Cu MAS-NMR and Powder Diffraction Study. Haiming Liu, Roger M. Sullivan, Jon Hanson, Clare Grey and James D. Martin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2001, 123, 7564-7573.
  21. From the Wood-Shop to Crystal Engineering: Teaching Three-Dimensional Chemistry, James D. Martin, J. Chem. Ed., 2001, 1195-1197.
  22. Templated Synthesis of Cuprous Chloride Networks: The Synthesis and Characterization of [Hpy]Cu3Cl6 and {[H3NMe]6Cl}[H3NMe]2Cu9Cl16. James D. Martin, Jincai Yang, and Andrew M. Dattelbaum, Chem. Mater., 2001, 13, 392-399.
  23. Molecular scale characteristics of Cu(II) bonding in goethite-humate complexes. T. E. Alcacio, D. Hesterberg, J. W. Chou, J. D. Martin, S. Beauchemin, D. E. Sayers. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2001, 65, 1355-1366.
  24. Understanding the Structural Fine Tuning of Reduced Rare-Earth Metal Halides. M. Köckerling, and J. D. Martin, Inorg. Chem., 2001, 40, 389-395.
  25. An Illuminating Framework: Understanding the Photoluminescence of CuAlCl4. R. M. Sullivan and J. D. Martin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1999, 121, 10092-10097.


  1. Luminescent Copper Aluminum Halide Materials. J. D. Martin. U. S. Patent Pending, 1996 .
  2. Halo-Zeolites CZX-1 and CZX-2. J. D. Martin and K. B. Greenwood. U. S. Patent Pending, 1996 .


  1. Chemistry A Molecular Science, D. W. Wertz. 1997 , NCSU Chem. Dept. Publisher, Raleigh, NC. J. D. Martin: contributing author Chapter 6: Ionic Bonding and Crystalline Solids, Chapter 13: Inorganic Chemistry.
  2. Chemistry A Quantative Science, D. W. Wertz. 1998 , NCSU Chem. Dept. Publisher, Raleigh, NC. J. D. Martin, contributing author.