Ori Gidron Research Group
Organic Electronic Materials


51. Helitwistacenes: Combining Lateral and Longitudinal Helicity Results in Solvent-Induced Inversion of Circularly Polarized Light

Shioukhi, I.; Batchu, H.; Schwartz, G.; Minion, L.; Deree, Y.; Bogoslavsky, B.; Shimon, L.; Wade, J.; Hoffman, R.; Fuchter, M. J.; Markovich, G.; Gidron, O.*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2024 doi.org/10.1002/anie.202319318

50. Controlling helicene's pitch by molecular tethering

Agrawal, A. R.; Shioukhi, I.; Deree, Y.; Bogoslavsky, B.; Gidron, O.*

Org. Biomol. Chem. 2024 DOI:/10.1039/D3OB02075D

49. π-Conjugated oligofuran macrocycles

Dishi, O.; Rahav, Y.; Gidron, O.*

Chem. Commun. 2024 60, 522.


48. Alternating behavior in furan-acetylene macrocycles reveals the size-dependency of Hückel’s rule in neutral molecules.

Rahav, Y.; Rajagopal, S. K.; Dishi, O.; Bogoslavsky, B.; Gidron, O.*

Commun. Chem. 2023 6, 100.

47. Spin polarization through axially chiral linkers: Length dependence and correlation with the dissymmetry factor

Amsallem, D.; Kumar, A.; Naaman, R.*; Gidron, O.*

Chirality 2023 DOI: 10.1002/chir.23556

46. Optical Activity and Spin Polarization - The Surface Effect

Metzger, S. T.; Batchu, H.; Kumar, A.; Fedotov, D.; Goren, N.;Bhowmick, D. K.; Shioukhi, I.; Yochelis, S.; Shapiro, I.; Naaman, R.*; Gidron, O.*; Paltiel, Y.*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023 145, 3972.

45. The Effect of Axial and Helical Chirality on Circularly Polarized Luminescence: Lessons Learned from Tethered Twistacenes.

Bedi, A.*; Schwatz, G.; Manor Armon, A.; Hananel, U.; Shioukhi, I.; Markovich, G.; Gidron, O.*

Chem. Commun. 2023 DOI: 10.1039/D2CC07074J


44. Transformation of π-Conjugated Macrocycles: From Furanophanes to Naphthalenophanes

Rajagopal, S. K.; Dishi, O.; Bogoslavsky, B.; Gidron, O.*

Chem. Commun. 2022 58, 13652.

43. A Macrocyclic Furan with Accessible Oxidation States: Switching Between Aromatic and Antiaromatic Global Ring Currents

Dishi, O.; Rahav, Y.; Carmieli, R.; Gidron, O.*

Chem. Eur. J. 2022 28, e202202082.

    Hot Paper

42. Controlling the Helicity of π-Conjugated Oligomers by Tuning the Aromatic Backbone Twist

Bedi, A.; Armon, A.; Diskin-Posner, Y.; Bogoslavsky, B.; Gidron, O.*

Nature Commun. 2022 13, 451.

41. The Impact of Twisting on the Intersystem Crossing in Acenes: An Experimental and Computational Study

Malakar, P.; Borin, V.; Bedi, A.; Schapiro, I.*; Gidron, O.*; Ruhman, S.*

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2022 Advance Article.


40. Ring Size Determines the Conformation, Global Aromaticity and Photophysical Properties of Macrocyclic Oligofurans

Dishi, O.; Malakar, P.; Shimon, L. J. W.; Ruhman, S.; Gidron, O.*

Chem. Eur. J. 2021 27, 17723.

39. Raman and ROA Analysis of Twisted Anthracenes: Connecting Vibrational and Electronic/Photonic Structure

Palmono, L.; Gamez, F. G.; Bedi, A.; Gidron, O.; Casado, J.; Ramirez, F. J.

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2021 23, 13996.

38. Oligofuran–Benzothiadiazole Co-oligomers: Synthesis, Optoelectronic Properties and Reactivity

Ben Abba Amiel, D.; Choongik, K.; Gidron, O.

Org. Mater. 2021 03, 303.

37. Bending versus Twisting Acenes–A Computational Study

Armon, A.; Bedi, A.; Borin, V.; Schapiro*, I.;Gidron, O.*

Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2021 39, 5424.


36. Easier to Twist than Bend: The Scope of the Bridge Formation Approach to Naphthalenophane Synthesis

Bedi. A.*; Gidron, O.*

Org. Mater. 2020 accepted.

    Contibution to a Special Focus Issue on Curved Organic π-Systems

35. Effect of Twisting on the Capture and Release of Singlet Oxygen by Tethered Twisted Acenes

Bedi, A.; Manor, A. M.; Gidron, O.*

Org. Lett. 2020 22, 7809.

34. Relation between Morphology and Chiroptical Properties in Chiral Conducting Polymer Films: A Case Study in Chiral PEDOT

Amsallem, D.; Bedi, A.; Tassinari, F.; Gidron, O.

Macromol. 2020 ASAP.

33. Spin-Dependent Enantioselective Electropolymerization

Tassinari, F.*; Amsallem, D.; Bloom, B. P.; Lu,Y.; Bedi, A.; Waldeck, D. H.; Gidron, O.; Naaman R.

J. Phys. Chem. C 2020 124, 20974.


32. A Macrocyclic Oligofuran: Synthesis, Solid State Structure and Electronic Properties

Mulay, S.; Dishi, O.; Fang, Y.; Niazi, M. R.; Shimon, L. J. W.; Perephichka, D. F.*; Gidron, O.*

Chem. Sci. 2019 10, 8527.

31. Artificial Photosynthesis with Electron Acceptor/Photosensitizer-Aptamer Conjugates

Luo, G.; Biniuri, Y.; Chen, W.-H.; Neumann, E.; Fadeev, M.; Marjault, H.-B.; Bedi, A.; Gidron, O.; Nechushtai, R.; Stone, D.; Happe, T.;Willner, I.*

Nano Lett. 2019 19, 6621.

30. Young Career Focus: Dr. Ori Gidron (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Gidron, O.*

Synform 2019.

29. Photoexcited Triplet States of Twisted Acenes Investigated by Electron Paramagnetic Resonance

Tait, C. E.; Bedi, A.; Gidron, O.; Behrends, J.*

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2019 21, 21588.

28. The Consequences of Twisting Nanocarbons: Lessons from Tethered Twisted Acenes

Bedi, A.; Gidron, O.*

Acc. Chem. Res. 2019 52, 2482.

    Invited contribution to Accounts of Chemical Research special issue “Advanced Molecular Nanocarbons"

27. Radical Cations of Twisted Acenes: Chiroptical Properties and Spin Delocalization

Bedi, A.; Carmieli, R.; Gidron, O.*

Chem. Commun. 2019 55, 6022.

26. Perfluorophenyl-Bifuran: A Stable and Fluorescent Material Exhibiting Mechanofluorochromic Behavior

Yakir, H.; L. J. W. Shimon; Gidron, O.*

Helv. Chim. Act. 2019 102, e1900027.

    Contibution to the special issue in honor of Prof. François Diederich

25. Chiroptical Properties of Twisted Acenes: Experimental and Computational Study

Bedi, A.; Gidron, O.*

Chem. Eur. J. 2019 25, 3279.

24. Multiple Diels-Alder Transformations in Linear π-Conjugated Systems

Bedi, A.; Gidron, O.*

SYNLETT (invited SYNPACTS article) 2019 30, 119.


23. Bifuran-imide: A Stable Furan Building Unit for Organic Electronics

Mulay, S. V.; Bogoslavsky, B.; Galanti, I.; Galun, E.; Gidron, O.*

J. Mater. Chem. C 2018 6, 11951-11955.

22. Helically-Locked Tethered Twistacenes

Bedi, A.; Shimon, L. J. W.; Gidron, O.*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018 140, 8086–8090.

21. Macrocyclic Oligofurans: A Computational Study

Dishi, O.; Gidron, O.*

J. Org. Chem. 2018, 83, 3119-3125.

20. Solution-processable dithieno[3,2-b:2′,3′-d]thiophene derivatives for organic thin-film transistors and complementary-like inverters

Ho, D.; Jeon, M.; Kim H.; GidronC, O.; Kim, C.*; Seo, S.*

Org. Electron. 2018, 52, 356-363.

19. A Stretchable Alternating Current Electroluminescent Fiber

Hu, D.; Xu X.; Miao, J.; Gidron, O.; Hong, M.*

Mater. 2018, 11, 184.


18. Regioselective Transformation of Long π-Conjugated Backbones: From Oligofurans to Oligoarenes

Phatangare, S.; Shimon, L. J. W.; Gidron, O.*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 22, 16172-16177.


17. Enantiopure Alleno-Acetylenic Helicages Containing Multiple Binding Sites

Gidron, O.; Jirasek, M.; Worle, M.; Diederich, F.*

Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 16172-16177.

Before joining the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

16. Homochiral [2]Catenane and Bis[2]catenane from Alleno-Acetylenic Helicates - A Highly Selective Narcissistic Self-Sorting Process

Gidron, O.; Jirasek, M.; Trapp, N.; Ebert, M-O.; Zhang, X.; Diederich, F.*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 12502–12505.

15. Mechanistic Aspects of Aryl-Halide Oxidation Addition, Coordination Chemistry and Ring-Walking by Palladium.

Zenkina, O.V.; Gidron, O.; Shimon, L. J. W.; Iron, M. A.; van der Boom, M. E.*

Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 16113–16125.

14. Conducting Polyfurans by Electropolymerization of Oligofurans

Sheberla, D.*; Patra, S.; Wijsboom, Y. H.; Sharma, S.; Sheynin, Y.; Hayoun Barak, A.; Elrazek haj Yahia, A.; Gidron O.; Bendikov M.

Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 360-371.

13. Oligofurans and Related Compounds

Gidron, O.*

Chapter in Organic Redox Systems, Wiley-VCH, Germany, 2015.

12. Chiroptical Detection of Non-Chromophoric, Achiral Guests by Enantiopure Alleno-Acetylenic Helicages

Gidron, O.; Trapp, N.; Ebert, M-O.; Diederich, F.*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014,53, 13614-13618.

11. Oligofurans – An Emerging Class of Conjugated Oligomers for Organic Electronics

Gidron, O.*; Bendikov, M.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 2346-2355.

10. Outstanding Chiroptical Properties: A Signature of Enantiomerically Pure Alleno–Acetylenic Macrocycles and Monodisperse Acyclic Oligomers.

Donckle, E.; Gidron, O.; Trapp, N.; Ebert, M-O.; Diederich, F.*

Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 9558-9566.

Inside Cover.

9. Study of Bifuran Linker vs. Bithiophene Linker for Rational Design of π-Conjugated Systems. What Have We Learned?

Gidron, O.; Varsano, N.; Shimon, L. J. W.; Leitus, G.; Bendikov, M.*

Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 6256-6258.

Front Cover Page.

8. High Charge Delocalization and Conjugation in Oligofuran Molecular Wires

Gidron, O.; Diskin-Posner, Y.; Bendikov, M.*

Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 13140-13150.

7. Oligofuran-Containing Molecules for Organic Electronics

Gidron, O.; Dadvand, A.; Sun, E. W.-H; Chung, I.; Shimon, L. W. J.; Bendikov, M.; Perepichka, D. F.*

J. Mater. Chem. C. 2013, 1, 4359-4367.

6. Coordination-Based Molecular Assemblies of Oligofurans and Oligothiophenes

Hayoun Barak, A.; de Ruiter, G.; Lahav, M.; Sharma, S.; Gidron, O.; Evmenenko, G.; Dutta, P.; Bendikov M.; van der Boom M. E.*

Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 8821-8831.

5. α-Oligofurans Show a Sizeable Degree of π-Conjugation as Probed by Raman Spectroscopy.

Ferrón, C. C.; Delgado, C. R. M.; Gidron, O.; Sharma, S.; Sheberla, D.; Sheynin, Y.; Bendikov, M.*; Navarrete, J. T. L.; Hernández, V.*

Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 6732-6734.

4. Reactivity of Long Conjugated Systems: Selectivity of Diels–Alder Cycloaddition in Oligofurans

>Gidron, O.; Shimon, L. J. W.; Leitus, G.; Bendikov, M.*

Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 502-505.

3. Towards "Green" Electronic Materials. a-Oligofurans as Semiconductors.

Gidron, O.; Dadvand, A.; Sheyning, Y.; Bendikov, M.*; Perepichka, D. F.*

Chem. Commun. 2011, 46, 1976-1978.

Front Cover

1. Structure of Rubrene - Planar or Twisted? Study of Substituted Rubrenes.

Paraskar, A. S.; Reddy, A.R.; Patra, A.; Wijsboom, Y. H.; Gidron, O.; Leitus, L.; Bendikov M.*

Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 10639-10647.


1. Oligo- and Polyfurans, Preparation and Uses thereof

M. Bendikov, O. Gidron, 2010 WO2011024171 (A1)