Publications

63. Mild sp2Carbon-Oxygen Bond Activation by an Isolable Ruthenium(II) bis(Dinitrogen) Complex: Experiment and Theory

S. Lau,* B. Ward,* X. Zhou, A. J. P. White, I. J. Casely, S. A. Macgregor, M. R. Crimmin, Organometallics 2017, accepted for publication. ( * Joint 1st Authors )

DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00632

Publication Date: 14th September 2017

62. Palladium-Catalysed Carbon-Fluorine and Carbon-Hydrogen Bond Alumination of Fluoroarenes and Heteroarenes

W. Chen,* T. N. Hooper,* J. Ng, A. J. P. White, M. R. Crimmin, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2017, accepted for publication. ( * Joint 1st Authors )

doi:10.1002/anie.201706378

Publication Date: 30th August 2017

61. Reversible Coordination of Boron-, Aluminum-, Zinc-, Magnesium- and Calcium-Hydrogen bonds to bent {CuL2} fragments: Heavy sigma-Complexes of the Lightest Coinage Metal

A. Hicken, A. J. P. White, M. R. Crimmin, Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56, 8869

doi: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b00182

Publication Date: 22nd March 2017. Invited Contribution to Main Group Chemistry Forum.

60. Stereoisomerism of bis(sigma-Zincane) Complexes: Evidence for an Intramolecular Pathway

O. Ekkert, A. J. P. White, M. R. Crimmin, Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 5682

doi: 10.1002/chem.201701207

Publication Date: 5th April 2017

59. Organometallic Chemistry with Partially Fluorinated Benzenes

S. Pike, M. R. Crimmin, A. Chaplin, Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 3615

doi: 10.1039/c6cc09575e

Publication Date: 17th March 2017 (online)


58. Isolation of an Unusual [Cu6] Nanocluster throught Sequential Addition of Copper(I) to a Polynucleating Ligand

A. Phanopoulos, M. Warren, A. J. P. White, A. Horton, M. R. Crimmin, Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 2077

doi: 10.1039/C6DT04703C

Publication Date: 20th January 2017 (online)

57. Binuclear Diketiminate Complexes of Copper(I)

A. Phanopoulos, A. H. M. Leung, S. Yow, D. Palomas, A. J. P. White, K. Hellgardt, A. Horton, M. R. Crimmin, Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 2081

doi: 10.1039/C6DT04246E

Publication Date: 20th January 2017 (online)

56. Magnesium, Zinc, Aluminium and Gallium Hydride Complexes of the Transition Metals

M. J. Butler and M. R. Crimmin, Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 1348

doi: 10.1039/C6CC05702K

Publication Date: 3rd January 2017 (online). Invited Feature Article.


55. Functionalisation of Carbon-Fluorine Bonds with Main Group Reagents

W. Chen, C. Bakewell, M. R. Crimmin, Synthesis 2017, 49, 810

doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1588663

Publication Date: 8th December 2016 (e-first). Invited Short Review.


54. Trajectory of Approach of a Zn-H Bond to Transition Metals

Olga Ekkert, Andrew J. P. White and Mark R. Crimmin, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 16031

doi:10.1002/anie.201608599

Publication Date: 23rd November 2016.

53. Addition of Carbon-Fluorine Bonds to a Mg(I)-Mg(I) bond: An Equivalent of Grignard Formation in Solution

C. Bakewell, A. J. P. White, M. R. Crimmin, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 12763

doi.org/10.1021/jacs.6b08104

Publication Date: 16th September 2016

52. Isomerization of Cyclooctadiene to Cyclooctyne with a Zn---Zr Heterobimetallic

M. J. Butler, A. J. P. White, M. R. Crimmin, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 6951

doi: 10.1002/anie.201601758

Publication Date: 13th April 2016

51. Selective Oxidation of Methane to Methanol over Cu- and Fe-Exchanged Zeolites: The Effect of Si/Al Molar Ratio

C. Kalamaras, D. Palomas, R. Bos, A. Horton, M. Crimmin, K. Hellgardt, Catal. Lett. 2016, 146, 483

DOI: 10.1007/s10562-015-1664-7

Publication Date: 27th January 2016

50. Oxidative Addition of Carbon-Fluorine and Carbon-Oxygen Bonds to Al(I)

M. R. Crimmin, M. J. Butler, A. J. P. White Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 15994

DOI: 10.1039/c5cc07140b

Publication Date: 14th September 2015

49. Yttrium-Catalyzed Amine-Silane Dehydrocoupling: Extended Reaction Scope with a Phosphorus-Based Ligand

A. E. Nako, W. Chen, A. J. P. White, M. R. Crimmin Organometallics 2015, 34, 4369

DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.5b00607

Publication Date: 20th August 2015

48. Addition of Aluminium, Zinc and Magnesium Hydrides to Rhodium(III)

O. Ekkert, H. Toms, A. J. P. White, M. R. Crimmin Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 5617

DOI: 10.1039/c5sc01309g

Publication Date: 3rd July 2015

47. Bis(sigma-B-H) complexes of Copper(I): Precursors to a Heterogeneous Amine-Borane Dehydrogenation Catalyst

A. E. Nako A. J. P. White, M. R. Crimmin Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 12530

DOI: 10.1039/c5dt02144h

Publication Date: 17th June 2015

46. Re-evaluating selectivity as a determining factor in peroxidative methane oxidation by multimetallic copper complexes

D. Palomas, C. Kalamaras, P. Haycock, A. J. P. White, K. Hellgardt, A. Horton, M. R. Crimmin Catal. Sci. Technol. 2015, 5, 4108

DOI: 10.1039/c5cy00462d

Publication Date: 18th June 2015

45. Rhodium-Catalyzed, Carbon-Hydrogen Bond Directed Hydrodefluorination of Fluoroarenes

O. Ekkert, S. D. A. Strudley, A. Rozenfeld, A. J. P. White, M. R. Crimmin Organometallics 2014, 33, 7027

DOI: 10.1021/om501113j

Publication Date: 11th December 2014

44. Yttrium-Catalysed Dehydrocoupling of Alanes with Amines

A. E. Nako, S. J. Gates, N. Schaedel, A. J. P. White, M. R. Crimmin Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 9536

DOI: 10.1039/C4CC04484C

Publication Date: 7th July 2014

43. Weakly Coordinated Aluminum and Zinc sigma-Complexes of Cu(I)

A. E. Nako, Qian Wen Tan, A. J. P. White, M. R. Crimmin Organometallics 2014, 33, 2685

DOI: 10.1021/om500380k

Publication Date: 29th May 2014

Highlighted as an invited cover article

42. A Highly Chemoselective, Zr-Catalyzed C-O Bond Functionalization of Benzofuran

S. Yow. A. E. Nako, L. Neveu, A. J. P. White, M. R. Crimmin Organometallics 2013, 32, 5260

DOI: 10.1021/om4008295

Publication Date: 25th September 2013

41. Preparation and Properties of a Series of Structurally Diverse Aluminium Hydrides Supported by Diketiminate and bis(amide) ligands

A. E. Nako, S. J. Gates, A. J. P. White, M. R. Crimmin Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 15199

DOI: 10.1039/c3dt52148f

Publication Date: 2nd September 2013

40. A Metal-Amide Dependent C-H Functionalisation of Triphenylphosphonium Methylide

A. E. Nako, A. J. P. White, M. R. Crimmin Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 691

DOI: 10.1039/c2sc21123h

Publication Date: 6th November 2012

39. Zirconocene Dichloride Catalyzed Hydrodefluorination of sp2C-F bonds

S. Yow, S. J Gates, A. J. P. White. M. R. Crimmin Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 12599

DOI: 10.1002/anie.201207036

Publication Date: 6th November 2012

Highlighted in Synfacts 2013, 9, 321

38. Wittig-Olefination via an Yttrium-Coordinated Betaine

M. R. Crimmin, A. J. P. White, Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 1745

DOI: 10.1039/c2cc16431k

Publication Date: 3rd January 2012

PhD and postdoc studies

37. Catalytic hydroacetylenation of carbodiimides with homoleptic alkaline earth hexamethyldisilazides. M. Arrowsmith, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill, S. L. Lomas, M. S. Heng, P. B. Hitchcock, G. Kociok-Kohn, Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, p14249-14256.

36. Ligand-Based Carbon-Nitrogen Bond Forming Reactions of Metal Dinitrosyl Complexes with Alkenes and Their Application to C-H Bond Functionalization, C. Zhao, M. R. Crimmin, F. D. Toste, R. G. Bergman, Acc. Chem. Res. 2014, 47, p517-529.

35. Catalytic and Stoichiometric Cumulene Formation within Dimeric Group 2 Acetylides, M. Arrowsmith, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill, S. L. Lomas, D. J. MacDougall, M. F. Mahon, Organometallics, 2013, 31, p4961-4972.

34. Beryllium derivatives of a phenyl-substituted beta-diketiminate: a well-defined ring opening reaction of tetrahydrofuran, M. Arrowsmith, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill, G. Kociok-Kohn, Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, p9720-9726.

33. A Step beyond the Feltham-Enemark Notation: Spectroscopic and Correlated ab lnitio Computational Support for an Antiferromagnetically Coupled MII-NO- Description of Tp*M(NO) (M = Co, Ni), N. C. Tomson M. R. Crimmin, T. Petrenko, L. E. Roseburg, S. Sproules, W. C. Boyd, R. G. Bergman, S. DeBeer, F. D. Toste, K. Wieghardt, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, p18785-18801.

32. [(TMEDA)Co(NO)2][BPh4]: A Versatile Synthetic Entry Point to Four and Five Coordinate {Co(NO)2}10 Complexes, M. R. Crimmin, L. E. Roseburgh, N. C. Tomson, T. Weyhermueller, R. G. Bergman, F. D. Toste, K. Wieghardt, J. Organomet. Chem. 2011, 696, p3974-3981.

31. Synthesis of [RuCl2(NO)2(THF)] and its Double C-N Bond Forming Reactions with Alkenes, M. R. Crimmin, R. G. Bergman and F. D. Toste, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2011, 50, p4484-4487.

30. Cation Charge Density and Pre-catalyst Selection in Group 2 Catalyzed Aminoalkene Hydroamination, M. Arrowsmith, M. R. Crimmin, A. G. M. Barrett, M. S. Hill, G. Kociok-Kohn, P. A. Procopiou, Organometallics 2011, 30, p1493-1506.

29. Synthesis and Coordination Chemistry of Tri-substituted Benzamidrazones, M. R. Crimmin, D. A. Colby, J. A. Ellman, R. G. Bergman, Dalton Trans. 2011, 40, p514-522.

28. Cobalt-Mediated, Enantioselective Synthesis of C2- and C1-dienes, W. C. Boyd, M. R. Crimmin, L. E. Roseburgh, J. M. Schomaker, R. G. Bergman, F. D. Toste, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, p16365-16367.

27. Carbodiimide Insertion Reactions of Homoleptic Heavier Alkaline Earth Amides and Phosphides, A. G. M. Barrett, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill, P. B. Hitchcock, S. L. Lomas, M. F. Mahon and P. A. Procopiou, Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, p7393-7400.

26. Synthesis of beta-Diketiminato Calcium Silylamides and their Reactions with Triethylaluminium, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill, P. B. Hitchcock, M. F. Mahon, New J. Chem. 2010, 34, p1572-1578.

25. Heterofunctionalization Catalysis with Organometallic Complexes of Calcium, Strontium and Barium, A. G. M. Barrett, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill, P. A. Procopiou, Proc. R. Soc. A. 2010, 466, p927-963. (Featured as a most cited article of 2010).

24. Beta-Diketiminate C-H Activation with Heavier Group 2 Alkyls, M. R. Crimmin, A. G. M. Barrett, M. S. Hill, D. J. MacDougall, M. F. Mahon, P. A. Procopiou, Dalton Trans. 2009, p9715-9717.

23. Heavier Group 2 Metals and Intermolecular Hydroamination: A Computational and Synthetic Assessment, A. G. M. Barrett, C. Brinkmann, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill, P. Hunt, P. A. Procopiou, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, p12906-12907.

22. Intramolecular Hydroamination of Aminoalkenes by Calcium and Magnesium Complexes: A Synthetic and Mechanistic Study, M. R. Crimmin, M. Arrowsmith, A. G. M. Barrett, I. J. Casely, M. S. Hill, and P. A. Procopiou, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, p9670-9685.

21. Beta-Diketiminato Calcium and Magnesium Amides; Model Complexes for Hydroamination Catalysis, A. G. M. Barrett, I. J. Casely, M. R. Crimmin, J. R. Lachs, M. F. Mahon, P. A. Procopiou, M. S. Hill, Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, p4445-4453.

20. Catalytic 2,3,4-Hexatriene Formation by Terminal Alkyne Coupling at Calcium, A. G. M. Barrett, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill, P. B. Hitchcock, S. L. Lomas, P. A. Procopiou, K. Suntharalingam, Chem. Commun. 2009, 44, p2299-2301.

19. Bis(trimethylsilyl)methyl Derivatives of Calcium, Strontium and Barium: Long-Sought Dialkyls of the Heavy Alkaline Earth Elements, M. R. Crimmin, A. G. M. Barrett, M. S. Hill, D. J. MacDougall, M. F. Mahon, and P. A. Procopiou, Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, p11292-11295.

18. Beta-Diketiminato Calcium Acetylides: Synthesis, Solution Dimerization and Catalytic Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation, A. G. M. Barrett, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill, P. B. Hitchcock, S. J. Lomas, M. F. Mahon, P. A. Procopiou and K. Suntharalingam, Organometallics 2008, 27, p6300-6306.

17. Heavier Group 2 Element-Catalyzed Hydroamination of Isocyanates, A. G. M. Barrett, T. C. Boorman, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill, M. F. Mahon, and P. A. Procopiou, Chem. Commun. 2008, 43, p5206-5208.

16. Heavier Group 2 Element-Catalyzed Hydroamination of Carbodiimides, J. R. Lachs, A. G. M. Barrett, M. R. Crimmin, G. Kociok-Kohn, M. S. Hill, M. F. Mahon, P. A. Procopiou, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 26, p4173-4179.

15. Synthesis, Characterization and Solution Lability of N-Heterocyclic Carbene Adducts of the Heavier Group 2 Bis(trimethylsilyl)amides, A. G. M. Barrett, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill, G. Kociok-Kohn, D. J. MacDougall, M. F. Mahon, P. A. Procopiou, Organometallics 2008, 27, p3939-3946.

14. Triazenide Complexes of the Heavier Alkaline Earths: Synthesis, Characterization and Suitability for Hydroamination Catalysis, A. G. M. Barrett, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill, P. B. Hitchcock, G. Kociok-Kohn, P. A. Procopiou, Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, p7366-7376.

13. Insertion Reactions of beta-Diketiminate Stabilized Calcium Amides with 1,3-Dialkylcarbodiimides, A. G. M. Barrett, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill, P. B. Hitchcock, P. A. Procopiou, Dalton Trans. 2008, 33, p4474-4481.

12. Reversibility in the Protonolysis of a beta-Diketiminate Stabilised Calcium Bis(trimethylsilyl)amide with Benzylamine, A. G. M. Barrett, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill, G. Kociok-Kohn, J. R. Lachs, P. A. Procopiou, Dalton Trans. 2008, 10, p1292-1294.

11. Heavier Group 2 Catalyzed Hydrophosphination of Carbodiimides, M. R. Crimmin, A. G. M. Barrett, M. S. Hill, P. B. Hitchcock, P. A. Procopiou, Organometallics 2008, 27, p497-499.

10. Bis(diphenylphosphido) Derivatives of the Heavier Group 2 Elements, A. G. M. Barrett, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill, P. B. Hitchcock, P. A. Procopiou, Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, p10410-10415.

9. Trifluoromethyl Coordination and C-F Bond Activation at Calcium, A. G. M. Barrett, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill, P. B. Hitchcock, P. A. Procopiou, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, p6339-6342. (Featured as a hot article).

8. Reactions of beta-Diketiminate-Stabilized Calcium Amides with 9-Borabicyclo[3.3.1]nonane (9-BBN), A. G. M. Barrett, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill, P. B. Hitchcock, P. A. Procopiou, Organometallics 2007, 26, p4076-4079.

7. Calcium Mediated Hydrophosphination Catalysis, M. R. Crimmin, A. G. M. Barrett, M. S. Hill, P. B. Hitchcock, P. A. Procopiou, Organometallics 2007, 26, p2953-2956. (Featured as a most accessed article).

6. Heavier Alkaline Earth Amides as Catalysts for the Tishchenko Reaction, M. R. Crimmin, A. G. M. Barrett, P. A. Procopiou, M. S. Hill, Org. Lett. 2007, 9, p331-333.

5. Reactivity of [HC{(CMe)N(Dipp)}2]Ca{N(SiMe3)2}(THF) (Dipp = C6H3iPr2-2,6) with C-H acids: Synthesis of Heteroleptic Calcium eta5-Organometallics, A. G. Avent, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill and P. B. Hitchcock, J. Organomet. Chem. 2006, 691, p1242-1250.

4. Dimerization of beta-Diketiminato Calcium Acetylides through Dihapto-Acetylide Ligation, A. G. Avent, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill and P. B. Hitchcock, Organometallics 2005, 24, p1184-1188.

3. Calcium Mediated Hydroamination Catalysis, M. R. Crimmin, I. J. Casely, M. S. Hill, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, p2042-2043.

2. Kinetic Stability of Heteroleptic beta-Diketiminato Heavier Alkaline Earth (Ca, Sr, Ba) amides, A. G. Avent, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill, P. B. Hitchcock, Dalton Trans. 2005, p278-284.

1. Solution- and Solid-State Characterization of a Configurationally-Stable Calcium Primary Amide, A. G. Avent, M. R. Crimmin, M. S. Hill, P. B. Hitchcock, Dalton Trans. 2004, p3166-3168.