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Research interests

Although research in the Hill group is rooted in molecular organometallic chemistry, our interests are somewhat broader and span from the discovery of environmentally benign and atom-efficient catalysts to the development of precursors for nanoparticle synthesis or chemical vapour deposition.

Current research projects include

  • Catalysis with alkaline earth complexes (polymer and molecular chemistry)
  • ‘Subvalent’ and multiply bonded main group species
  • Catenated and ‘sigma delocalised’ group 13- and group 14-based electronic materials
  • Organolanthanide (stereospecific) catalysis (polymer and molecular chemistry)
  • Precursors for chemical vapour deposition and nanomaterials

Research Interests

  • Group 2 Complexes in Molecular Catalysis
  • Subvalent Main Group Species
  • Catenated and ‘Sigma-delocalised’ Group 13 and Group 14 Polymeric materials
  • Organolanthanide Chemistry for Enantioselective Catalysis
  • Precursors for Chemical Vapour Deposition (CVD)

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Projects 2007 2021

Boron
Earth (planet)
Nucleophiles
Boron Compounds
Derivatives

Augmentation of Alkaline Earth Reactivity: An FLP Analogy

Hill, M.

8/02/166/02/20

Project: Research council

Earth (planet)
Catalysts
Molecules
Metals
Chemical reactivity

COSMOS (COmplementary Semiconductors using thin film Metal OxideS

Johnson, A. & Hill, M.

1/04/1631/03/17

Project: Central government, health and local authorities

Research Output 1996 2019

Open Access
File

Calcium formamidinate derivatives by hydride insertion of carbodiimides

Dyall, J., Hill, M. S., Mahon, M. F., Teh, L. & Wilson, A. S. S., 7 Apr 2019, In : Dalton Transactions. 48, 13, p. 4248-4254 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

Calcium Hydride Insertion Reactions with Unsaturated C-C Bonds

Wilson, A. S. S., Hill, M. S. & Mahon, M. F., 28 Jan 2019, In : Organometallics. 38, 2, p. 351-360 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Thesis

(Thio)amidate Precursors to Metal Chalcogenides

Author: Catherall, A. L., 12 Dec 2017

Supervisor: Hill, M. (Supervisor) & Johnson, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

File

Alkaline earth mediated carbon monoxide activation

Author: Anker, M., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Hill, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

File

Amine Borane Dehydrocoupling with d(0) Complexes

Author: Bellham, P., 20 Jun 2014

Supervisor: Hill, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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An investigation into the thin film deposition of binary oxide, ternary oxide and binary sulphide materials.

Author: Thongchai, P., 13 Feb 2019

Supervisor: Johnson, A. (Supervisor) & Hill, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

An Investigation of Tin Chalcogenide Precursors and Thin Film Materials for Applications in Energy Harvesting Devices

Author: Ahmet, I., 26 Apr 2017

Supervisor: Johnson, A. (Supervisor), Hill, M. (Supervisor), Molloy, K. (Supervisor) & Peter, L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD