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Recent & Highlight Publications

Full listings of the (>150) group publications are available from Web of Knowledge or Google Scholar. Open access requirements are dealt with by the Nottingham eprints facility, which can be accessed from here (link).

Latest Highlight Publication 2023: A Scalable Synthesis of Chiral Himbert Diene Ligands for Asymmetric Catalysis [Adv. Synth. Catal. doi

Already under test over 10 laboratories Worldwide.

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2023: Catalysis enabled synthesis, structures, and reactivities of fluorinated S8-corona[n]arenes (n = 8–12) [Chemical Science doi]


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2023: Design, and synthesis of selectively anticancer 4-cyanophenyl substituted thiazol-2-ylhydrazones [RSC Advances doi]

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2022: Rate of Formation of Industrial Lubricant Additive Precursors from Maleic Anhydride and Polyisobutylene [OPRD doi]


2022: Machine learnt patterns in rhodium-catalysed asymmetric Michael addition using chiral diene ligands [Results in Chemistry  doi]


2022: Identifying Chirality in Line Drawings of Molecules Using Imbalanced Dataset Sampler for a Multilabel Classification Task [Molecular Informatics doi]


2019: Tripodal O-N-O Bis-Phenolato Amine Titanium(IV) Complexes Show High in vitro Anti-Cancer Activity [Eur J Inorg Chem doi]


2017: Kinetic Analysis of Copper(I)/Feringa-Phosphorannidite Catalyzed AIEt3 1,4-Addition to Cyclohex-2-en-1-one [ACS Catalysis doi]


ACS 'paper of the day' 21 Sept

2017: Low-Cost and Sustainable Organic Thermoelectrics Based on Low-Dimensional Molecular Metals [Advanced Materials doi]


2017: Straightforward Synthesis of 2-and 2,8-Substituted Tetracenes [Chem Eur J doi]


2015: One-Pot Cannizzaro Cascade Synthesis of ortho-Fused Cycloocta-2,5-dien-1-ones from 2-Bromo(hetero)aryl Aldehydes [Angewandte doi]


ZrCl2(C5Me5)2-AlHCl2(THF)2: efficient hydroalumination of terminal alkynes and cross-coupling of the derived alanes [Chem Commun  doi]


2005: Remarkably stable (Me3Al)2DABCO and stereoselective nickel-catalyzed AlR3 (R = Me, Et) additions to aldehydes [Angewandte doi]


 Used industrially on >kg scales [see doi]

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