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[Ru3(6-NHC)(CO)10]: Synthesis, Characterization and Reactivity of Rare 46-Electron Tri-ruthenium Clusters

Ellul, C., Lowe, J., Mahon, M., Raithby, P. & Whittlesey, M. 7 Apr 2018 In : Dalton Transactions . 47, 13, p. 4518-4523 6 p.

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Ruthenium
Carbon Monoxide
Electrons
Acylation
Salts
1 Citations

Mono- and dinuclear Ni(I) products formed upon bromide abstraction from the Ni(I) ring-expanded NHC complex [Ni(6-Mes)(PPh3)Br]

Blackaby, W. J. M., Sabater, S., Poulten, R. C., Page, M. J., Folli, A., Krewald, V., Mahon, M. F., Murphy, D. M., Richards, E. & Whittlesey, M. K. 15 Jan 2018 In : Dalton Transactions . 47, p. 769-782 14 p.

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phosphine
Carbon Monoxide
Bromides
Toluene
Dimers

Well-Defined Heterobimetallic Reactivity at Unsupported Ruthenium-Indium Bonds

Riddlestone, I., Rajabi, N., Macgregor, S., Mahon, M. & Whittlesey, M. 1 Feb 2018 In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 24, 7, p. 1732-1738

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2017
2 Citations
5 Citations

Computation Provides Chemical Insight into the Diverse Hydride NMR Chemical Shifts of [Ru(NHC)4(L)H]0/+ Species (NHC = N-heterocyclic carbene; L = vacant, H2, N2, CO, MeCN, O2, P4, SO2, H-, F- and Cl-) and their [Ru(R2PCH2CH2PR2)2(L)H]+ Congeners

Haller, L. J. L., Mas-Marza, E., Cybulski, M. K., Sanguramath, R. A., Macgregor, S. A., Mahon, M. F., Raynaud, C., Russell, C. A. & Whittlesey, M. K. 7 Mar 2017 In : Dalton Transactions . 46, p. 2861-2873

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Chemical shift
Carbon Monoxide
Hydrides
Nuclear magnetic resonance
phosphine
8 Citations
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Catalysis
Ligands
Temperature
dichlorotetrakis(dimethyl sulfoxide)ruthenium II
6 Citations

Stoichiometric and catalytic reactivity of Ni(6-Mes)(PPh3)2

Sabater, S., Page, M., Mahon, M. F. & Whittlesey, M. K. 8 May 2017 In : Organometallics. 36, 9, p. 1776-1783

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reactivity
carbenes
Ketones
ketones
Hydrogenation
5 Citations

Synthesis and characterization of phosphorescent two coordinate copper(I) complexes bearing diamidocarbene ligands

Shi, S., Collins, L., Mahon, M., Djurovich, P., Thompson, M. & Whittlesey, M. 17 Jan 2017 In : Dalton Transactions . 46, 3, p. 745-752

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2016
10 Citations
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8 Citations

Experimental and computational studies of the copper borate complexes [(NHC)Cu(HBEt3)] and [(NHC)Cu(HB(C6F5)3)]

Collins, L. R., Rajabi, N. A., MacGregor, S. A., Mahon, M. F. & Whittlesey, M. K. 5 Dec 2016 In : Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 55, 50, p. 15539-15543 5 p.

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Borates
Copper
Ligands
6 Citations

Isolation of [Ru(IPr)2(CO)H]+ (IPr = 1,3-bis(2,6-diisopropylphenyl)-imidazol-2-ylidene) and reactivity towards E-H (E = H, B) bonds

Riddlestone, I. M., McKay, D., Gutmann, M. J., MacGregor, S. A., Mahon, M. F., Sparkes, H. A. & Whittlesey, M. K. 9 May 2016 In : Organometallics. 35, 9, p. 1301-1312

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2 Citations

Lactide polymerisation by ring-expanded NHC complexes of zinc

Collins, L. R., Mofffat, L. A., Mahon, M. F., Jones, M. D. & Whittlesey, M. K. 8 Jan 2016 In : Polyhedron. 103, Part A, p. 121-125

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Ring opening polymerization
carbenes
Zinc
polymerization
zinc
8 Citations

The Influence of ring-expanded N-heterocyclic carbenes on the structures of half-sandwich Ni(I) complexes: an X-ray, EPR, and ENDOR study

Pelties, S., Carter, E., Folli, A., Mahon, M., Murphy, D., Whittlesey, M. & Wolf, R. 7 Nov 2016 In : Inorganic Chemistry. 55, p. 11006-11017

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2015
16 Citations

A comparison of the stability and reactivity of diamido- and diaminocarbene copper alkoxide and hydride complexes

Collins, L. R., Riddlestone, I. M., Mahon, M. F. & Whittlesey, M. K. 28 Sep 2015 In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 21, p. 14075-14084

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6 Citations

Mono-and bimetallic zwitterionic chromium(0) and tungsten(0) allenyls

Giner, E. A., Santiago, A., Gómez-Gallego, M., Ramírez De Arellano, C., Poulten, R. C., Whittlesey, M. K. & Sierra, M. A. 1 Jun 2015 In : Inorganic Chemistry. 54, 11, p. 5450-5461 12 p.

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Tungsten
carbenes
Chromium
chromium
tungsten
8 Citations
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phosphine
Chemical activation
Reducing Agents
Fluorides
Hydrides
3 Citations

Unexpected Migratory Insertion Reactions of M(alkyl)2 (M = Zn, Cd) and Diamidocarbenes

Collins, L., Hierlmeier, G., Mahon, M., Riddlestone, I. & Whittlesey, M. Feb 2015 In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 21, 8, p. 3215-3218 4 p.

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Metals
Bearings (structural)
Ligands
Molecules
2014
58 Citations

Catalytic hydrodefluorination with late transition metal complexes

Whittlesey, M. K. & Peris, E. 5 Sep 2014 In : ACS Catalysis. 4, 9, p. 3152-3159 8 p.

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Coordination Complexes
Reducing Agents
Metal complexes
Transition metals
Catalysts
13 Citations

Copper diamidocarbene complexes: characterization of monomeric to tetrameric species

Collins, L. R., Lowe, J. P., Mahon, M. F., Poulten, R. C. & Whittlesey, M. K. 3 Mar 2014 In : Inorganic Chemistry. 53, 5, p. 2699-2707 9 p.

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Copper
copper
metathesis
Cations
isolation
14 Citations

Mechanistic studies of the rhodium NHC catalyzed hydrodefluorination of polyfluorotoluenes

Schwartsburd, L., Mahon, M. F., Poulten, R. C., Warren, M. R. & Whittlesey, M. K. 10 Nov 2014 In : Organometallics. 33, 21, p. 6165-6170 6 p.

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phosphine
Rhodium
Toluene
rhodium
phosphines
18 Citations

Rh-FHF and Rh-F complexes containing small N-alkyl substituted six-membered ring N-heterocyclic carbenes

Bramananthan, N., Carmona, M., Lowe, J. P., Mahon, M. F., Poulten, R. C. & Whittlesey, M. K. 28 Apr 2014 In : Organometallics. 33, 8, p. 1986-1995 10 p.

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carbenes
Carbon Monoxide
Isomers
phosphine
isomers
14 Citations

Use of ring-expanded diamino- and diamidocarbene ligands in copper catalyzed azide-alkyne "click" reactions

Collins, L. R., Rookes, T. M., Mahon, M. F., Riddlestone, I. M. & Whittlesey, M. K. 27 Oct 2014 In : Organometallics. 33, 20, p. 5882-5887 6 p.

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Alkynes
Azides
Cycloaddition
cycloaddition
carbenes
2013
29 Citations

Computational study of the hydrodefluorination of fluoroarenes at [Ru(NHC)(PR3)2(CO)(H)2]: Predicted scope and regioselectivities

MacGregor, S. A., McKay, D., Panetier, J. A. & Whittlesey, M. K. 28 May 2013 In : Dalton Transactions. 42, 20, p. 7386-7395 10 p.

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Regioselectivity
Carbon Monoxide
Ligands
Silanes
Reducing Agents
124 Citations

Synthesis, electronic structure, and magnetism of [Ni(6-Mes) 2]+: A two-coordinate nickel(I) complex stabilized by bulky N-heterocyclic carbenes

Poulten, R. C., Page, M. J., Algarra, A. G., Le Roy, J. J., López, I., Carter, E., Llobet, A., Macgregor, S. A., Mahon, M. F., Murphy, D. M., Murugesu, M. & Whittlesey, M. K. 18 Sep 2013 In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135, 37, p. 13640-13643 4 p.

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Magnets
Magnetic anisotropy
Anisotropy
Magnetism
Nickel
13 Citations

Synthesis and small molecule reactivity of trans-dihydride isomers of Ru(NHC)2(PPh3)2H2 (NHC = N-Heterocyclic Carbene)

Davies, C. J. E., Lowe, J. P., Mahon, M. F., Poulten, R. C. & Whittlesey, M. K. 9 Sep 2013 In : Organometallics. 32, 17, p. 4927-4937 11 p.

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dihydrides
carbenes
Carbon Monoxide
Isomers
isomers
58 Citations

Three-coordinate nickel(I) complexes stabilised by six-, seven- and eight-membered ring N-heterocyclic carbenes: Synthesis, EPR/DFT studies and catalytic activity

Page, M. J., Lu, W. Y., Poulten, R. C., Carter, E., Algarra, A. G., Kariuki, B. M., MacGregor, S. A., Mahon, M. F., Cavell, K. J., Murphy, D. M. & Whittlesey, M. K. 4 Feb 2013 In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 19, 6, p. 2158-2167 10 p.

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Nickel
Discrete Fourier transforms
Paramagnetic resonance
Catalyst activity
Hamiltonians
2012
15 Citations

Formation of cyclometallated N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) complexes from L nRuCl 2 (L = Cyclooctadiene, PPh 3, DMSO) precursors

Bramananthan, N., Mas-Marza, E., Fernandez, F. E., Ellul, C. E., Mahon, M. F. & Whittlesey, M. K. 2012 In : European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2012, 13, p. 2213-2219 7 p.

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Dimethyl Sulfoxide
Carbon Monoxide
Ligands
Molecular structure
carbene
10 Citations

Photochemistry of Cp′Mn(CO)2(NHC)(Cp′=η5-C5H4Me) species: Synthesis, time-resolved IR spectroscopy, and DFT calculations

Batool, M., Martin, T. A., Algarra, A. G., George, M. W., Macgregor, S. A., Mahon, M. F. & Whittlesey, M. K. 23 Jul 2012 In : Organometallics. 31, 14, p. 4971-4979

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Photochemical reactions
Carbon Monoxide
Discrete Fourier transforms
photochemical reactions
alkanes
17 Citations

Ring-expanded N-heterocyclic carbene complexes of rhodium with bifluoride, fluoride, and fluoroaryl ligands

Segarra, C., Mas-Marzá, E., Lowe, J. P., Mahon, M. F., Poulten, R. C. & Whittlesey, M. K. 24 Dec 2012 In : Organometallics. 31, 24, p. 8584-8590 7 p.

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Rhodium
carbenes
rhodium
Fluorides
fluorides
2011
20 Citations

[Ru(NHC)(P-P)(CO)HF] (NHC=N-heterocyclic carbene; P-P=xantphos, dppf) complexes: Efforts to prepare new hydrodefluorination catalysts

Guard, L. M., Ledger, A. E. W., Reade, S. P., Ellul, C. E., Mahon, M. F. & Whittlesey, M. K. Feb 2011 In : Journal of Organometallic Chemistry. 696, 3, p. 780-786 7 p.

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carbenes
Carbon Monoxide
Hydrides
catalysts
Catalysts
58 Citations
5 Citations

Formation and reactivity of the cyclometallated N-heterocyclic carbene complexes Ru(NHC)'(dppe)(CO)H

Page, M. J., Mahon, M. F. & Whittlesey, M. K. 2011 In : Dalton Transactions. 40, 31, p. 7858-7865 8 p.

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Carbon Monoxide
Thermolysis
X ray crystallography
Hydrides
Isomers
21 Citations

Neutral and cationic mono- and bis-N-heterocyclic carbene complexes derived from manganese and rhenium carbonyl precursors

Martin, T. A., Ellul, C. E., Mahon, M. F., Warren, M. E., Allan, D. & Whittlesey, M. K. 25 Apr 2011 In : Organometallics. 30, 8, p. 2200-2211 12 p.

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Rhenium
rhenium
carbenes
Carbon Monoxide
Manganese
45 Citations

Ruthenium bidentate phosphine complexes for the coordination and catalytic dehydrogenation of amine- and phosphine-boranes

Ledger, A. E. W., Ellul, C. E., Mahon, M. F., Williams, J. M. J. & Whittlesey, M. K. 25 Jul 2011 In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 17, 31, p. 8704-8713 10 p.

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phosphine
Boranes
Ruthenium
Coordination Complexes
Dehydrogenation
38 Citations

Ruthenium-catalysed transfer hydrogenation reactions with dimethylamine borane

Nixon, T. D., Whittlesey, M. K. & Williams, J. M. J. 7 Dec 2011 In : Tetrahedron Letters. 52, 49, p. 6652-6654 3 p.

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Boranes
Carbonyl compounds
Nitriles
Imines
Oximes
237 Citations

Ruthenium-catalyzed meta sulfonation of 2-phenylpyridines

Saidi, O., Marafie, J., Ledger, A. E. W., Liu, P. M., Mahon, M. F., Kociok-Kohn, G., Whittlesey, M. K. & Frost, C. G. 7 Dec 2011 In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 133, 48, p. 19298-19301 4 p.

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Sulfonation
Ruthenium
Chelation
Regioselectivity
Sulfones
2010
51 Citations

Experimental and computational investigation of C-N bond activation in ruthenium N-heterocyclic carbene complexes

Haller, L. J. L., Page, M. J., Erhardt, S., Macgregor, S. A., Mahon, M. F., Abu Naser, M., Velez, A. & Whittlesey, M. K. 29 Dec 2010 In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 132, 51, p. 18408-18416 9 p.

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Ruthenium
Carbon Monoxide
Chemical activation
Isomerization
Propylene
17 Citations

Intramolecular C-H insertion in ring-expanded N-heterocyclic carbenes

Holdroyd, R. S., Page, M. J., Warren, M. R. & Whittlesey, M. K. Jan 2010 In : Tetrahedron Letters. 51, 3, p. 557-559 3 p.

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Indoles
Heating
Acids
carbene
57 Citations

Ni(I) and Ni(II) ring-expanded N-heterocyclic carbene complexes: C-H activation, indole elimination and catalytic hydrodehalogenation

Davies, C. J. E., Page, M., Ellul, C. E., Mahon, M. F. & Whittlesey, M. K. 28 Jul 2010 In : Chemical Communications. 46, 28, p. 5151-5153 3 p.

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Nickel
Chemical activation
indole
carbene
31 Citations
phosphine
Ruthenium
phosphines
Ether
ruthenium
5 Citations

Reactivity of the N-heterocyclic carbene complexes Ru(IMes)(2)(CO)HX (X = OH, Cl) with alkynes

Chatwin, S. L., Mahon, M. F., Prior, T. J. & Whittlesey, M. K. 15 Feb 2010 In : Inorganica Chimica Acta. 363, 3, p. 625-632 8 p.

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Alkynes
carbenes
alkynes
Carbon Monoxide
hydrides
29 Citations

Ring-expanded n-heterocyclic carbene complexes of ruthenium

Armstrong, R., Ecott, C., Mas-Marza, E., Page, M., Mahon, M. F. & Whittlesey, M. K. 26 Jan 2010 In : Organometallics. 29, 4, p. 991-997 7 p.

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Ruthenium
carbenes
Carbon Monoxide
ruthenium
hydrides
11 Citations
X ray crystallography
Palladium
carbenes
Carbon Monoxide
imidazoles
44 Citations

Tripodal N-heterocyclic carbene complexes of palladium and copper: Syntheses, characterization, and catalytic activity

Ellul, C. E., Reed, G., Mahon, M. F., Pascu, S. I. & Whittlesey, M. K. 27 Sep 2010 In : Organometallics. 29, 18, p. 4097-4104 8 p.

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Palladium
carbenes
catalytic activity
palladium
Copper
2009
65 Citations

Activation of an alkyl C-H bond geminal to an agostic interaction: an unusual mode of base-induced C-H activation

Haller, L. J. L., Page, M. J., Macgregor, S. A., Mahon, M. F. & Whittlesey, M. K. 8 Apr 2009 In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 131, 13, p. 4604-4605 2 p.

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Protons
Deprotonation
Chemical activation
Hydrogen
Deuterium
119 Citations

Catalytic hydrodefluorination of aromatic fluorocarbons by ruthenium N-heterocyclic carbene complexes

Reade, S. P., Mahon, M. F. & Whittlesey, M. K. 11 Feb 2009 In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 131, 5, p. 1847-1861 15 p.

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37 Citations

Conversion of Primary Alcohols and Aldehydes into Methyl Esters by Ruthenium-Catalysed Hydrogen Transfer Reactions

Owston, N. A., Nixon, T. D., Parker, A. J., Whittlesey, M. K. & Williams, J. MJ. 4 May 2009 In : Synthesis. 9, p. 1578-1581 4 p.

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Ruthenium
Carbon Monoxide
Aldehydes
Methanol
Hydrogen
42 Citations

Coordination, Agostic stabilization and C-H bond activation of N-Alkyl Heterocyclic Carbenes by coordinatively unsaturated Ruthenium Hydride Chloride complexes

Burling, S., Mas-Marza, E., Valpuesta, J. E. V., Mahon, M. F. & Whittlesey, M. K. 14 Dec 2009 In : Organometallics. 28, 23, p. 6676-6686 11 p.

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Ruthenium
carbenes
Carbon Monoxide
Hydrides
ruthenium
29 Citations

Formation of [Ru(NHC)42-O2)H]+: an unusual, high frequency hydride chemical shift and facile, reversible coordination of O2

Haller, L. J. L., Mas-Marza, E., Moreno, A., Lowe, J. P., Macgregor, S. A., Mahon, M. F., Pregosin, P. S. & Whittlesey, M. K. 22 Jul 2009 In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 131, 28, p. 9618-9619 2 p.

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41 Citations

Ruthenium xantphos complexes in hydrogen transfer processes: reactivity and mechanistic studies

Ledger, A. E. W., Slatford, P. A., Lowe, J. P., Mahon, M. F., Whittlesey, M. K. & Williams, J. M. J. 2009 In : Dalton Transactions. 4, p. 716-722 7 p.

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Ruthenium
Carbon Monoxide
Hydrogen
Alcohols
Alkylation