Synthesis, Characterization and Reactivity of Iron- and Cobalt-Pincer Complexes

Ashleigh D. Smith, Anu Saini, Laci M. Singer, Neha Phadke, and Michael Findlater

Polyhedron 2016, Available Online


Fe(III) Catalyzed Dimerization of Cycloolefins: Synthesis of High-Density Fuel Candidates

Renzo Arias-Ugarte, Francis S. Wekesa, Stefan Schunemann, and Michael Findlater

Energy&Fuels 2015, 29, 8162-8167


Isomerization of Internal Alkynes to Iridium(III) Allene Complexes via C-H Bond Activation: Expanded Substrate Scope, and Progress towards a Catalytic Methodology

Neha Phadke and Michael Findlater

Molecules 2015, 20, 20195-20205


Iron Catalyzed Hydrosilylation of Aldehydes and Ketones under Solvent-Free Conditions

Francis S. Wekesa, Renzo Arias-Ugarte, Lydia Kong, Zachary Sumner, Gregory P. McGovern and Michael Findlater

Organometallics 2015, 34, 5051-5056


Selective Aldol Condensation or Cyclotrimerization Reactions Catalyzed by FeCl3

Renzo Arias-Ugarte, Francis S. Wekesa and Michael Findlater

Tetrahedron Letters 2015, 56, 2406-2411


A Convenient and Efficient Synthesis of N,N-Diaryl Tertiary Amines

Francis Wekesa, Neha Phadke, Claire Jahier, David B. Cordes and Michael Findlater

Synthesis 2014, 46, 1046-1051


Vibrational Frequency Analysis, FT-IR, Laser-Raman, DFT and M06-2X Studies on tert-Butyl N-(thiophen-2-yl)carbamate

Yusuf Sert, Laci M. Singer, Michael Findlater, Hatice Dogan and C. Cirak

Spectrochim. Acta A 2014, 128, 46-53


Formation of Iridium(III) Allene Complexes Via Isomerization of Internal Alkynes

Neha Phadke and Michael Findlater

Organometallics 2014, 33, 16-18


The Synthesis and Characterization of Terpyridine Supported Boron Cations; Evidence for Hypercoordination at Boron

Gregory P. McGovern, Adelia Aquino, Dragoslav Vidovic and Michael Findlater

Inorganic Chemistry 2013, 52, 13865-13868


tert-Butyl N-(thiophen-2-yl)carbamate

Gene C. Hsu, Laci M. Singer, David B. Cordes and Michael Findlater

Acta Cryst E, 2013, E69, o1413


Thiophene-2-Carbonyl Azide

Gene C. Hsu, Laci M. Singer, David B. Cordes and Michael Findlater

Acta Cryst E, 2013, E69, o1298












Synthesis of p-Xylene from Ethylene

Thomas W. Lyons, Damien Guironnet, Michael Findlater, and Maurice Brookhart

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 15708-15711 (Chemistry Views 1, Chemistry Views 2, C&ENews,)


Dihydrogen Complexes of Iridium and Rhodium

Michael Findlater, Katherine M. Schultz, Wesley H. Bernskoetter, Alison Cartwright-Sykes, D. Michael Heinekey and Maurice Brookhart

Inorganic Chemistry, 2012, 51, 4672-4678 (CoverArt.jpg)


Alkane Dehydrogenation

Michael Findlater, Alan S. Goldman, and Maurice S. Brookhart

In “Alkane C-H Activation by Single-Site Metal Catalysis” Ed. P. Perez, Springer, 2012.


Comparison of Migratory Aptitudes of Hydride in beta-Migratory Insertion Reactions of Pincer Iridium and Rhodium Complexes

Michael Findlater, Alison Cartwright-Sykes, Peter S. White, and Maurice S. Brookhart

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 12274-12284


Catalytic dehydroaromatization of n-alkanes by pincer-ligated iridium complexes

Ritu Ahuja, Michael Findlater, Maurice Brookhart, Alan S. Goldman, Benudhar Punji, and Carolyn Supplee

Nature Chemistry, 2011, 3, 167-171. (Write Up in Chemical World - Nature Chemistry Commentary)


Proton-assisted Hydrogenation of a d8 Ir(I) Complex Yields a trans Ir(III) Dihydride

Michael Findlater, Wesley H. Bernskoetter and Maurice S. Brookhart

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 4534-4535


Synthesis and Structure of Boron Bithiazole Complexes

Michael Findlater, Nicholas A. Swisher, and Peter S. White

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2010, 34, 5379-5382 (corresponding author)











Tetrakis(imino)pyracene complexes exhibiting multi-electron redox processes

Kalyan V. Vasudevan, Michael Findlater, Ignacio Vargas-Baca, and Alan H. Cowley

  1. J.Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 176-178


Structural Diversity in Schiff Base Complexes of Ga(III), In(III), Pb(II), and Zn(II): Precursors and model systems for conducting metallopolymers

Michelle L. Mejia, Joseph H. Rivers, Sarah F. Swingle, Zheng Lu, Xiaoping Yang, Michael Findlater, Gregor Reeske, and Bradley J. Holliday

Main Group Chem., 2010, 9, 167-191


The Synthesis and Characterization of [IMesH]+[(3-C5H5)V(N)Cl2]-: An Example of Cyclopentadienyl Ring-slippage Induced by a Strongly pi-basic coligand

Carl E. Johnson, Everett A. Kysor, Michael Findlater, Jerry P. Jasinski, Andrew S. Metell, Jonathan W. Queen and Colin D. Abernethy

Dalton Trans., 2010, 3482-3488 (outreach with undergraduate institution) Selected as a “Hot Article”.


Bench-top synthesis and crystal structure determination of a monomeric N-heterocyclic carbene complex of copper(I) chloride

Anna P. McLean, Elizabeth A. Neuhardt, Joel P. St. John, Michael Findlater and Colin D. Abernethy

Transition Met. Chem., 2010, 35, 415-418 (outreach with undergraduate institution)


Pentacarbonyl(trimethylamine)chromium and Pentacarbonyl(trimethylamine)molybdenum

Michael Findlater, Nicholas J. Hill, and Alan H. Cowley

J. Chem. Cryst., 2010, 40, 64-66


Dual Emission from Stoichiometrically Mixed Lanthanide Complexes of 3-Phenyl-4-benzoyl-5-isoxazolonate and 2,2-Bipyridine

  1. A.Biju, D. B. A. Raj, M. L. P. Reddy, C. K. Jayasankar, Alan H. Cowley, and Michael Findlater

J. Mater. Chem., 2009, 1425-1432


Synthesis of 3,3’-bridged biscarbenes of the 1,2,4-triazole series and their copper complexes

A. V. Kiselyov, N. I. Korotkikh, A. H. Cowley, J. A. Moore, Michael Findlater, T. M. Pekhtereva and O. P. Shvaika

ARKIVOC, 2008, 329-342


Boron Di- and Trications

Ignacio Vargas-Baca, Michael Findlater, Adam Powell, Kalyan V. Vasudevan, and Alan H. Cowley

Dalton Trans., 2008, 6421-6426


2-Thiopheneacetato-Based One-Dimensional Coordination Polymer of Tb3+: Enhancement of Terbium-Centered Luminescence in the Presence of Bidentate Nitrogen Donor Ligands

S. Raphael, M. L. P. Reddy, Alan H. Cowley, and Michael Findlater

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2008, 28, 4387-4394


One Dimensional Molecular Ladder of Ionic complex of Terbium-4-sebacoylbis(1-phenyl-3-methyl-5-pyrazolonate) and Sodium Dibenzo-18-Crown-6: Synthesis, Crystal Structure and Photophysical Properties

P.N. Remya, S. Biju, M. L. P. Reddy, Alan H. Cowley, and Michael Findlater

Inorganic Chemistry, 2008, 47(16), 7396-7404


Synthesis and structure of two new (guanidinate)boron dichlorides and their attempted reduction to boron(I) derivatives

Michael Findlater, Nicholas J. Hill, and Alan H. Cowley

Dalton Trans., 2008, 4419-4423 (selected for Dalton Discussions 11).


Synthesis and Reactivity of Tetrakis(imino)pyracene (TIP) Ligands; Bifunctional analogs of the BIAN Ligand Class

Kalyan V. Vasudevan, Michael Findlater, and Alan H. Cowley

Chem. Commun., 2008, 1918-1919


Synthesis and Structure of Boron Halides Supported by the C6F5 substituted -diketiminate ligand

[HC(CMe)2(NC6F5)2]

Dragoslav Vidovic, Michael Findlater, Gregor Reeske, and Alan H. Cowley

Dalton Trans., 2008, 2293


A Beta-Diketiminato Hydroxyphosphenium Cation: Phosphinous Acid/Secondary Phosphine Oxide Tautomerism Revisited

Zheng Lu, Michael Findlater, and Alan H. Cowley

Chem. Commun., 2008, 184-186


Synthesis, Crystal Structure and Photophysical Properties of Homodinuclear Lanthanide Xanthene-9-carboxylates

R. Shyni, S. Biju, M. L. P. Reddy, Alan H. Cowley, and Michael Findlater

Inorg. Chem., 2007, 46(26), 11025-11030


Synthesis and Characterisation of an Aluminum Dication

Dragoslav Vidovic, Michael Findlater, Gregor Reeske, and Alan H. Cowley

J. Organomet. Chem., 2007, 692(26), 5683-5686


A beta-diketiminate supported boron dication

Dragoslav Vidovic, Michael Findlater, and Alan H. Cowley

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129(27), 8436-8437


Isolation of a valence isomer of a beta-diketiminate phosphinidene

Zheng Lu, Michael Findlater, and Alan H. Cowley

Chem. Commun., 2007, 2873-2875


Diboron complexes of binucleating bis(amidinate) ligands

Nicholas J. Hill, Zheng Lu, Michael Findlater, and Alan H. Cowley

Inorg. Chim. Acta., 2007, 360(4), 1316-1322


A single-bonded cationic terminal borylene complex

Dragoslav Vidovic, Michael Findlater, Gregor Reeske and Alan H. Cowley

Chem. Commun., 2006, 3786-3787


Amidinate-substituted boron halides: Synthesis and Structure  

Michael Findlater, Nicholas J. Hill, and Alan H. Cowley

Polyhedron, 2006, 25, 983-988


Isolation of an intermediate from the insertion of a carbodiimide into a boron-aryl bond

Nicholas J. Hill, Jennifer A. Moore, Michael Findlater and Alan H. Cowley

Chem. Commun., 2005, 5462-5464


Synthetic and structural chemistry of amidinate-substituted boron halides

Nicholas J. Hill, Michael Findlater, and Alan H. Cowley

Dalton Trans., 2005, 3229-3234


Patents


Synthesis of para-Xylene and toluene

Maurice Brookhart, Michael Findlater, Damien Guironnet and Thomas Lyons, PCT Int. Appl. (2012), WO 2012061272 A2 20120510


Reactive Mesogenic Azulenes

Louise Farrand, Michael Findlater et al, United States Patent No. 7,115,755, 2006


Mono-, oligo- and polymers comprising a 2,6-azulene group and their use as charge transport materials

Louise Farrand, Michael Findlater et al, United States Patent No. 7,034,174, 2006