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.


Morin group in May 2018


Welcome to Anthony Jolly who began a PhD in our group in January 2018!

Welcome to Cyril Aumaître who began a postdoc in our group in January 2018!

Congratulations to Maxime Daigle who began a new job at Oleotek in January 2018!

Congratulations to Patrick Darveau who began a new job at OmegaChem in January 2018!

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Daigle, M.; Miao, D.; Lucotti, A.; Tommasini, M; Morin, J.-F. «Helically Coiled Graphene Nanoribbons» Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 6213 (Very Important Paper). Inside cover.

Desroches, M.; Burrezo, P. M.; Boismenu-Lavoie, J.; Alvarez, M. P.; Gomez-Garcia, C. J.; Matxain, J. M.; Casanova, D.; Morin, J.-F.; Casado, J.  «Breaking Bonds and Forming Nanographene Diradicals with Pressure» Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 16212.

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.