Development of carbon nanomaterials (graphene, nanotubes) by hybrid methods involving the synthesis and self-assembly of alkyne-based reactive precursors.



Synthesis and characterization of novel π-conjugated materials based on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons for organic electronics, especially field-effect transistors and solar cells.



Development of hydrosoluble and non-toxic dendrimers pour bio-related applications in diagnosis and diseases treatment.


DSC00141Morin group in May 2015


Welcome to Dandan Miao who will begin a PhD in our group in September 2015!

Congratulations to Maude Desroches who received the Alexander-Graham-Bell scholarship from NSERC to undertake a PhD in our group!

Congratulations to Audrey Picard-Lafond who received a master NSERC scholarship!

Welcome to Joël Boismenu-Lavoie, Audrey Picard-Lafond and Patrick Darveau who will begin their graduate studies in our group in May 2015!

Congratulations to Maxime Daigle and Jean-Benoit Giguère for their poster presentation Prize at the 2014 CQMF meeting!

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Daigle, M.; Picard-Lafond, A.; Soligo, E.; Morin, J.-F. «Regioselective Synthesis of Nanographenes by the Photochemical Cyclodehydrochlorination Reaction» Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201655, 2042. Highlighted in SYNFACTS 03/2016.

Giguère, J.-B.; Morin, J.-F.  «Super-Extended Tetrathiafulvalene: Synthesis, Optoelectronic Properties, Fullerene Complexation and Photooxidation Study » J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 6767.

Levesque, I.; Néabo, J. R.; Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Daigle, M.; Morin, J.-F. «Layered Graphitic Materials From a Molecular Precursor», Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 831.

Rondeau-Gagné, S.; Néabo, J. R.; Desroches, M.; Larouche, J.; Brisson, J.; Morin, J.-F. « Topochemical Polymerization of Phenylacetylene Macrocycles: A New Strategy for the Preparation of Organic Nanorods » J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 110-113.

Arseneault, M.; Levesque, I.; Morin, J.-F. « Efficient and Rapid Divergent Synthesis of Ethylene Oxide-Containing Dendrimers Through Catalyst-Free Click Chemistry » Macromolecules 2012, 45, 3687-3694.