Recent Publications


Cooperative bond activation and catalytic reduction of carbon dioxide at a Group 13 metal centre

J.A.B. Abdalla, I.M. Riddlestone, R. Tirfoin and S Aldridge

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2015, in press (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201500570)

Hot article in Angewandte Chemie detailing a new approach to E-H bond activation and catalysis using a metal in a constant oxidation state.


Iminoborylene complexes: evaluation of synthetic routes towards BN-allenylidenes and unexpected reactivity towards carbodiimides

J. Niemeyer, M.J. Kelly, I.M. Riddlestone, D. Vidovic and S. Aldridge

Dalton Trans., 2015, in press (DOI: 10.1039/C5DT00131E)

A full paper expansion of our work on M=B=N=CR2 systems following on from the original communication in Angewandte Chemie.


Reactivity of boryl- and silyl-substituted carbenoids towards alkynes: insertion and cycloaddition chemistry

A.V. Protchenko, M.P. Blake, A.D. Schwarz, C. Jones, P. Mountford and S. Aldridge

Organometallics, 2015, in press (DOI: 10.1021/om501252m)

Andrey’s latest paper – to come out in the Lappert memorial issue of Organometallics – details the first examples of vinyl substituted germylenes and stannylenes.


(see here for a fuller list for 2011-2015)









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