Recent Publications (see here for a complete list of the groupís publications to date)


Stabilization of a two-coordinate, acyclic diaminosilylene (ADASi): completion of the series of isolable diaminotetrylenes,:E(NR2)2 (E = group 14 element)

T.J. Hadlington, J.A.B. Abdalla, R. Tirfoin, S. Aldridge, C. Jones

Chem. Commun., in press (DOI: 10.1039/C5CC09673A)

Latest paper from a long-standing collaboration with the group of Cameron Jones, exploiting a new class of (boryl)amido ligand to stabilize a two-coordinate acyclic silylene.


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Exploiting electrostatics to generate unsaturation: oxidative Ge=E bond formation using a non pi-donor stabilized [R(L)Ge:]+ cation

A. Rit, R. Tirfoin, S. Aldridge

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., in press (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201508940)

Just accepted paper from Arnab Rit detailing the synthesis and oxidative activation chemistry of a highly reactive two-coordinate gemanium cation.



Catalytic borylation using an air-stable zinc boryl reagent: systematic access to elusive acylboranes

J. Campos, S. Aldridge

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 14159-14163 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201507627)

A first report on Jesusí new methodology for the construction of B-C bonds through a bora-Negishi type coupling.











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