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Reduction chemistry yields stable and soluble divalent lanthanide tris(pyrazolyl)borate complexes
Tajrian Chowdhury, Matthew J. Evans, Martyn P. Coles, Anna G. Bailey, William J. Peveler, Claire Wilson and Joy H. Farnaby
Chemical Communications, 59 (2023)
DOI: 10.1039/D2CC03189B
Heteroleptic lanthanide(III) complexes: synthetic utility and versatility of the unsubstituted bis-scorpionate ligand framework
Tajrian Chowdhury; Samuel J. Horsewill; Claire Wilson; Joy H. Farnaby
Australian Journal of Chemistry, 21313 (2022)
DOI: 10.1071/CH21313
Molecular and electronic structure of the dithiooxalato radical ligand stabilised by rare earth coordination
Jake McGuire; Bradley Wilson; James McAllister; Haralampos N. Miras; Claire Wilson; Stephen Sproules; Joy H. Farnaby
Dalton Transactions, 48, pp. 5491-5495 (2019)
DOI: 10.1039/C9DT00688E
Lanthanides and actinides: Annual survey of their organometallic chemistry covering the year 2018
Frank T. Edelmann; Joy H. Farnaby; Florian Jaroschik; Bradley Wilson
Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 398, pp. 113005 (2019)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2019.07.002
The modular synthesis of rare earth-transition metal heterobimetallic complexes utilizing a redox-active ligand
James R. Hickson; Samuel J. Horsewill; Christopher Bamforth; Jake McGuire; Claire Wilson; Stephen Sproules; Joy H. Farnaby
Dalton Transactions, 47(31), pp. 10692-10701 (2018)
DOI: 10.1039/c8dt01262h
The semiquinone radical anion of 1,10-phenanthroline-5,6-dione: synthesis and rare earth coordination chemistry
James R. Hickson; Samuel J. Horsewill; Jake McGuire; Claire Wilson; Stephen Sproules; Joy H. Farnaby
Chemical Communications, 54(80), pp. 11284-11287 (2018)
DOI: 10.1039/c8cc05591b
Sterically encumbered mixed sandwich compounds of uranium(III): Synthesis and reactivity with small molecules
Rachel J. Kahan; Joy H. Farnaby; Nikolaos Tsoureas; F. Geoffrey N. Cloke; Peter B. Hitchcock; Martyn P. Coles; S. Mark Roe; Claire Wilson
Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 857, pp. 110-122. (2018)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2017.10.038
Thorium(IV) and Uranium(IV) trans -Calix[2]benzene[2]pyrrolide Alkyl and Alkynyl Complexes: Synthesis, Reactivity, and Electronic Structure
Markéta Suvova; Kieran T. P. O’Brien; Joy H. Farnaby; Jason Love; Nikolas Kaltsoyannis; Polly L. Arnold
Organometallics, 36 (23) (2017)
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00633
Organometallic neptunium(III) complexes
Michał S. Dutkiewicz; Joy H. Farnaby; Christos Apostolidis; Eric Colineau; Olaf Walter; Nicola Magnani; Michael G. Gardiner; Jason Love; Nikolas Kaltsoyannis; Roberto G. M. Caciuffo; Polly L. Arnold
Nature Chemistry, 8 (8), 797–802 (2016)
DOI: 10.1038/nchem.2520
Characterizing Pressure-Induced Uranium CH Agostic Bonds
Polly L Arnold; Alessandro Prescimone; Joy H. Farnaby; Stephen M Mansell; Simon Parsons; Nikolas Kaltsoyannis
Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 54 (23), 6735-6739 (2015)
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201411250
Group 4 metal compounds incorporating the amide ligand, [N(SiMe2{C6H4-2-OMe})2]–
Lloyd T. J. Evans; Joy H. Farnaby; Martyn P Coles; Geoff Frederick; Geoffrey Cloke;Peter B Hitchcock
Dalton Transactions, 44 (19), (2015)
DOI: 10.1039/C5DT00684H
Uranium(III) Coordination Chemistry and Oxidation in a Flexible Small-Cavity Macrocycle
Polly L. Arnold; Joy H. Farnaby; Michael G. Gardiner; Jason Love
Organometallics, 34 (11), 2114–2117 (2015)
DOI: 10.1021/om5012193
New Chemistry from an Old Reagent: Mono- and Dinuclear Macrocyclic Uranium(III) Complexes from (U(BH4)(3)(THF)(2))
Polly L Arnold; Charlotte J Stevens; Joy H. Farnaby; Michael G Gardiner; Gary S Nichol; Jason Love
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136 (29), 10218–10221 (2014)
DOI: 10.1021/ja504835a
Switchable π-coordination and C–H metallation in small-cavity macrocyclic uranium and thorium complexes
Polly L. Arnold; Joy H. Farnaby; Rebecca C. White; Nikolas Kaltsoyannis; Michael G. Gardiner; Jason Love
Chemical Science, 5 (2), 756 (2014)
DOI: 10.1039/c3sc52072b
Thermally Stable Uranium Dinitrogen Complex with Siloxide Supporting Ligands
Stephen M. Mansell; Joy H. Farnaby; Anne I. Germeroth; Polly L. Arnold
Organometallics 32 (15), 4214–4222 (2013)
DOI: 10.1021/om4003957
Synthesis and catalytic activity of iron complexes with bidentate NHC ligands
Jianguo Wu; Wei Dai; Joy H. Farnaby; Nilay Hazari; Jennifer Le Roy; Valeriu Mereacre; Muralee Murugesu; Annie K. Powell; Michael K Takase
Dalton Transactions, 42 (20) (2013)
DOI: 10.1039/c3dt32551b
Expanding Yttrium Bis(trimethylsilylamide) Chemistry Through the Reaction Chemistry of (N-2)(2-), (N-2)(3-), and (NO)(2-) Complexes
Joy H. Farnaby; Ming Fang; Joseph Ziller; William J Evans
Inorganic Chemistry 51 (20), 11168-76 (2012)
DOI: 10.1021/ic301778q
Varying the Lewis Base Coordination of the Y 2 N 2 Core in the Reduced Dinitrogen Complexes {[(Me 3 Si) 2 N] 2 (L)Y} 2 (μ-η 2 :η 2 -N 2 ) (L = Benzonitrile, Pyridines, Triphenylphosphine Oxide, and Trimethylamine N -Oxide)
Jordan F Corbey; Joy H. Farnaby; Jefferson E Bates; Joseph Ziller; Filipp Furche; William J Evans
Inorganic Chemistry, 51 (14), 7867-74 (2012)
DOI: 10.1021/ic300934g
Isolation of (CO)(1-) and (CO2)(1-) Radical Complexes of Rare Earths via Ln(NR2)(3)/K Reduction and [K-2(18-crown-6)(2)](2+) Oligomerization
Ming Fang; Joy H. Farnaby; Joseph Ziller; Jefferson E Bates; Filipp Furche; William J Evans
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134 (14), 6064-7 (2012)
DOI: 10.1021/ja211220r
Axially chiral dimeric Ir and Rh complexes bridged by flexible NHC ligands
John M. Ashley; Joy H. Farnaby; Nilay Hazari; Kelly E. Kim; Eddie D. Luzik; Robert E. Meehan; Eric B. Meyer; Nathan D. Schley; Timothy J. Schmeier; Amit N. Tailor
norganica Chimica Acta, 380 (1), 399-410 (2012)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2011.11.034
New Bidentate Trans-Chelating N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands for Palladium
James D. Blakemore; Matthew Chalkley; Joy H. Farnaby; Louise M Guard; Nilay Hazari; Christopher D. Incarvito; Eddie D. Luzik; Hee-Won Suh
Organometallics, 30 (7), (2011)
DOI: 10.1021/om100890q
Tris(pyrazolyl)borate half-sandwich complexes of trivalent uranium incorporating the [C8H6{(SiPr3)-Pr-i-1,4}(2)](2-) and [C8H4{(SiPr3)-Pr-i-1,4)(2)](2-) ligands
Joy H. Farnaby; F. Geoffrey N. Cloke; Martyn P Coles; Jennifer C Green; Georgina Aitken
Comptes Rendus Chimie, 13(s 6–7), 812–820 (2010)
DOI: 10.1016/j.crci.2010.04.017