12. Catalytic Alkene Carboaminations Enabled by Oxidative Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer. Choi, G. J.; Knowles, R. R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. ASAP, doi: 10.1021/jacs.5b05377

 11. Bond-Weakening Catalysis: Conjugate Aminations Enabled by the Soft Homolysis of Strong N-H Bonds. Tarantino, K. T.; Miller, D. C.; Callon, T. A.; Knowles, R. R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 6440–6443, doi: 10.1021/jacs.5b03428

10. Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer in Organic Synthesis: Novel Homolytic Bond Activations and Catalytic Asymmetric Reactions with Free Radicals. Yayla, H. G.; Knowles, R. R.; Synlett. 2014, 20, 2819–2826, doi: 10.1055/s-0034-1379304


9. Catalytic Olefin Hydroamination with Aminium Radical Cations: A Photoredox Method for Direct C-N Bond Formation. Musacchio, A. J.; Nguyen, L. Q.; Beard, G. H.; Knowles, R. R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 12217–12220, doi: 10.1021/ja5056774


8. Enantioselective Photoredox Catalysis Enabled by Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer: Development of an Asymmetric Aza-Pinacol Cyclization. Rono, L. J.; Yayla, H. G.; Wang, D. Y.; Armstrong, M. F.; Knowles, R. R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 17735-17738, doi: 10.1021/ja4100595


7. Catalytic Ketyl-Olefin Cyclizations Enabled by Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer. Tarantino, K. T.; Liu, P.; Knowles, R. R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 10022-10025 doi: 10.1021/ja404342j


Pre-Princeton Publications

6. Total Synthesis of Diazonamide A. Knowles, R. R.; Carpenter, J. E.; Blakey, S. B.; Kayano, A.; Mangion, I. K.; Sinz, C. J.; MacMillan D. W. C. Chemical Science 2011, 2, 308–311.

5. Attractive Non-Covalent Interactions in Asymmetric Catalysis: Links Between Enzymes and Small-Molecule Catalysts. Knowles, R. R.; Jacobsen, E. N. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 2010, 107, 20678–20685.

4. Concerning the Mechanism of the FeCl3-Cataylzed a-Oxyamination of Aldehydes. Evidence for a Non-SOMO Activation Pathway. Van Humbeck, J. F.; Simonovich, S. P.; Knowles, R. R.; MacMillan D. W. C. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 10012–10014.

3. Enantioselective Thiourea-Catalyzed Cationic Polycyclizations. Knowles, R. R.; Lin, S.; Jacobsen, E. N. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 5030–5032.

2. Modelling the Effects of Confinement on the Glass Transition Temperatures and Segmental Mobility. Kranbuehl, D.; Knowles, R.; Hossain, A.; Hurt, M. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 2003, 15, S1019–S1029.

1. Monte Carlo Simulations of the Effect of Confinement Geometry on the Lowering of the Glass Transition Temperature. Kranbuehl, D.; Knowles, R.; Hossain, A.; Gilchriest, A. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 2002, 307, 495–502.