Publications 2015



Nature

[408]

H. Braunschweig, R. D. Dewhurst, F. Hupp, M. Nutz, K. Radacki, C. W. Tate, A. Vargas, Q. Ye
Multiple complexation of CO and related ligands to a main-group element
Nature 2015, 522, 327–330. [pdf]

 

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"Inorganic chemistry: Peculiar boron startles again", G. Frenking, Nature 2015, 522, 297–298. [pdf]

 

"Erste Koordination mehrerer CO-Moleküle an ein Nichtmetall-Atom", Presse Uni Würzburg 2015. [link]

 

"Boron’s Ambidextrous Ways", S. K. Ritter, C&EN 2015, 93(25), 33. [link]

 

"Trendberichte 2015: Anorganische Molekülchemie", T. Böttchner, R. Kretschmer, Nachrichten aus der Chemie 2016, 64, 219. [link]



Angew. Chem.

[407]

T. Kupfer, H. Braunschweig, K. Radacki
The Triboracyclopropenyl Dianion: The Lightest Possible Main-Group-Element Hückel π Aromatic (VIP)
Angew. Chem. 2015, 127, 15299–15303; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 15084–15088. [pdf]

 

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"A Cyclotriborane Dianion and the Triboron Cation: "Light Ends" of the Hückel Rule",

B. Wrackmeyer, Angew. Chem. 2016, 128, 1998–2000; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 1962–1964. [pdf]

 

"Boron Ring Takes Aromaticity To A New Low", S. K. Ritter, C&EN 2015, 93(47), 4. [link]

 

[406]

D. Schmidt, M. Son, J. M. Lim, M.-J. Lin, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig, D. Kim, F. Würthner
Perylene Bisimide Radicals and Biradicals: Synthesis and Molecular Properties
Angew. Chem. 2015, 127, 14186–14190; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 14186–14190. [pdf]

 

[405]

J. Böhnke, H. Braunschweig, T. Dellermann, W. C. Ewing, K. Hammond, T. Kramer, J. O. C. Jimenez-Halla, J. Mies
The Synthesis of B2(SIDip)2 and its Reactivity Between the Diboracumulenic and Diborynic Extremes
Angew. Chem. 2015, 127, 14006–14010; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 13801–13805. [pdf]

 

[404]

R. Bertermann, H. Braunschweig, P. Constantinidis, T. Dellermann, R. D. Dewhurst, W. C. Ewing, I. Fischer, T. Kramer, J. Mies, A. K. Phukan, A. Vargas
Exclusive π Encapsulation of Light Alkali Metal Cations by a Neutral Molecule
Angew. Chem. 2015, 127, 13282–13286; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 13090–13094. [pdf]

 

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"Trendberichte 2015: Anorganische Molekülchemie", T. Böttchner, R. Kretschmer, Nachrichten aus der Chemie 2016, 64, 217. [link]

 

[403]

H. Braunschweig, T. Dellermann, W. C. Ewing, T. Kramer, C. Schneider, S. Ullrich
Reductive Insertion of Elemental Chalcogens into Boron-Boron Multiple Bonds
Angew. Chem. 2015, 127, 10409–10413; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 10271–10275. [pdf]

 

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"Trendberichte 2015: Anorganische Molekülchemie", T. Böttchner, R. Kretschmer, Nachrichten aus der Chemie 2016, 64, 220. [link]

 

[402]

H. Braunschweig, M. A. Celik, F. Hupp, I. Krummenacher, L. Mailänder
Formation of BN Isosteres of Azo Dyes by Ring Expansion of Boroles with Azides
Angew. Chem. 2015, 127, 6445–6449; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 6347–6351. [pdf]

 

[401]

H. Braunschweig, Q. Ye, M. A. Celik, K. Radacki, R. D. Dewhurst
Cyclization of a 1,4-Diborabutadiene Ligand with Both Atoms of CO
Angew. Chem. 2015, 127, 5154–5157; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 5065–5068. [pdf]

 

[400]

J. Böhnke, H. Braunschweig, T. Dellermann, W. C. Ewing, T. Kramer, I. Krummenacher, A. Vargas
From an Electron-Rich Bis(Boraketenimine) to an Electron-Poor Diborene
Angew. Chem. 2015, 127, 4551–4555; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 4469–4473. [pdf]

 

[399]

P. Bissinger, A. Steffen, A. Vargas, R. D. Dewhurst, A. Damme, H. Braunschweig
Unexpected Luminescence Behavior of Coinage Metal π-Diborene Complexes
Angew. Chem. 2015, 127, 4436–4440; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 4362–4366. [pdf]

 

[398]

H. Braunschweig, W. C. Ewing, K. Geetharani, M. Schäfer
The Reactivities of Iminoboranes with Carbenes: BN Isosteres of Carbene-Alkyne Adducts
Angew. Chem. 2015, 127, 1682–1685; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 1662–1665. [pdf]

 

[397]

P. Bissinger, H. Braunschweig, A. Damme, C. Hörl, I. Krummenacher, T. Kupfer
Boron as a Powerful Reductant: Synthesis of a Stable Boron-Centered Radical-Anion Radical-Cation Pair
Angew. Chem. 2015, 127, 366–369; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 359–362. [pdf]

 

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"Trendberichte 2015: Anorganische Molekülchemie", T. Böttchner, R. Kretschmer, Nachrichten aus der Chemie 2016, 64, 220. [link]



J. Am. Chem. Soc.

[396]

L. Ji, R. Edkins, A. Lorbach, I. Krummenacher, C. Brückner, A. Eichhorn, H. Braunschweig, B. Engels, P. Low, T. B. Marder
Electron Delocalization in Reduced Forms of 2-(BMes2)pyrene and 2,7-Bis(BMes2)pyrene
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 6750–6753. [pdf]

 

[395]

J. Böhnke, H. Braunschweig, P. Constantinidis, T. Dellermann, W. C. Ewing, I. Fischer, K. Hammond, F. Hupp, J. Mies, H.-C. Schmitt, A. Vargas
Experimental Assessment of the Strengths of B–B Triple Bonds
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 1766–1769. [pdf]

 

[394]

H. Braunschweig, A. Damme, S. Demeshko, K. Dück, T. Kramer, I. Krummenacher, F. Meyer, K. Radacki, S. Stellwag-Konertz, G. R. Whittell
A Paramagnetic Heterobimetallic Polymer: Synthesis, Reactivity, and Ring-Opening Polymerization of Tin-Bridged Homo- and Heteroleptic Vanadoarenophanes
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 1492–1500. [pdf]



Chem. Sci.

[393]

Z. Zhang, R. M. Edkins, M. Haehnel, M. Wehner, A. Eichhorn, L. Mailänder, M. Meier, J. Brand, F. Brede, K. Müller-Buschbaum, H. Braunschweig, T. B. Marder
Taming the beast: fluoromesityl groups induce a dramatic stability enhancement in boroles
Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 5922–5927. [pdf]

 

[392]

H. Braunschweig, A. Gackstatter, T. Kupfer, T. Scheller, F. Hupp, A. Damme, N. Arnold, W. C. Ewing
Generation of 1,2-azaboretidines via reduction of ADC borane adducts
Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 3461–3465. [pdf]

 

[391]

F. A. Perras, W. C. Ewing, T. Dellermann, J. Böhnke, S. Ulrich, T. Schäfer, H. Braunschweig, D. L. Bryce
Spying on the boron-boron triple bond using spin-spin coupling measured from 11B solid-state NMR spectroscopy
Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 3378–3382. [pdf]

 

[390]

H. Braunschweig, K. Radacki, R. Shang
Side-on coordination of boryl and borylene complexes to cationic coinage metal fragments
Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 2989–2996. [pdf]

 

[389]

H. Braunschweig, M. A. Celik, R. D. Dewhurst, M. Heid, F. Hupp, S. S. Sen
Stepwise isolation of low-valent, low-coordinate Sn and Pb mono- and dications in the coordination sphere of platinum
Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 425–435. [pdf]

 

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"Trendberichte 2015: Koordinationschemie und Bioanorganik", I. Siewert, M. D. Walter, U.-P. Apfel, Nachrichten aus der Chemie 2016, 64, 235. [link]



Chem. Commun.

[388]

H. Braunschweig, J. O. C. Jimenez-Halla, K. Radacki, R. Shang
A metal-mediated boron-centred isomerisation reaction via C—H activation
Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 16569–16572. [pdf]

 

[387]

P. Bissinger, H. Braunschweig, M. A. Celik, C. Claes, R. D. Dewhurst, S. Endres, H. Kelch, T. Kramer, I. Krummenacher, C. Schneider
Synthesis of cyclic diborenes with unprecedented cis-configuration
Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 15917–15920. [pdf]

 

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"Trendberichte 2015: Anorganische Molekülchemie", T. Böttchner, R. Kretschmer, Nachrichten aus der Chemie 2016, 64, 220. [link]

 

[386]

H. Braunschweig, R. D. Dewhurst, K. Radacki, B. Wennemann, Q. Ye
1,2-Halosilane vs. 1,2-alkylborane elimination from (boryl)(silyl) complexes of iron: switching between borylenes and silylenes just by changing the alkyl group
Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 15465–15468. [pdf]

 

[385]

H. Braunschweig, I. Krummenacher, L. Mailänder, F. Rauch
O,N,B-Containing eight-membered heterocycles by ring expansion of boroles with nitrones
Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 14513–14515. [pdf]

 

[384]

H. Braunschweig, W. C. Ewing, K. Ferkinghoff, A. Hermann, T. Kramer, R. Shang, E. Siedler, C. Werner
Activation of boryl-, borylene and metalloborylene complexes by isonitriles
Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 13032–13035. [pdf]

 

[383]

R. D. Dewhurst, E. C. Neeve, H. Braunschweig, T. B. Marder
sp2-sp3 diboranes: astounding structural variability and mild sources of nucleophilic boron for organic synthesis
Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 9594–9607. [pdf]

 

[382]

H. Braunschweig, C. Claes, A. Damme, A. Deißenberger, R. D. Dewhurst, C. Hörl, T. Kramer
A Facile and Selective Route to Remarkably Inert Monocyclic NHC-stabilized Boriranes
Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 1627–1630. [pdf]

 

[381]

T. Arnold, H. Braunschweig, W. C. Ewing, T. Kramer, J. Mies, J. K. Schuster
Beryllium bis(diazaborolyl): old neighbors finally shake hands
Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 737–740. [pdf]

 

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"Boron and beryllium finally shake hands", J. Newton, Chemistry World 2014. [link]

 

"Trendberichte 2015: Anorganische Molekülchemie", T. Böttchner, R. Kretschmer, Nachrichten aus der Chemie 2016, 64, 219. [link]



Chem. Cat. Chem.

[380]

H. Braunschweig, R. D. Dewhurst, S. Mozo
Building Electron-Precise Boron-Boron Single Bonds: Imposing Monogamy on a Promiscuous Element
Chem. Cat. Chem. 2015, 7, 1630–1638. [pdf]



Chem. Eur. J.

[379]

H. Braunschweig, C. Brunecker, R. D. Dewhurst, C. Schneider, B. Wennemann
Lewis Acid Binding and Transfer as a Versatile Experimental Gauge of the Lewis Basicity of Fe0, Ru0 and Pt0 Complexes
Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 19195–19201. [pdf]

 

[378]

H. Braunschweig, F, Hupp, I. Krummenacher, L. Mailänder, F. Rauch
Ring Expansions of Boroles with Diazo Compounds: Steric Control of C or N Insertion and Aromatic/Nonaromatic Products
Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 17844–17849. [pdf]

 

[377]

H. Braunschweig, A. Damme, K. Dück, M. Fuß, C. Hörl, T. Kramer, I. Krummenacher, T. Kupfer, V. Paprocki, C. Schneider
Ansa Complexes of [Mn(η5-C5H5)(η6-C6H6)]: Preparation, Characterization, and Reactivity of [n]Manganoarenophanes (n = 1, 2, 3)
Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 14797–14803. [pdf]

 

[376]

N. Arnold, H. Braunschweig, P. B. Brenner, M. A. Celik, R. D. Dewhurst, M. Haehnel, T. Kramer, I. Krummenacher, T. B. Marder
Correlations and Contrasts in Homo- and Heteroleptic Cyclic(Alkyl)(amino)carbene-Containing Pt0 Complexes
Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 12357–12362. [pdf]

 

[375]

H. Braunschweig, W. C. Ewing, T. Kramer, J. D. Mattock, A. Vargas, C. Werner
Organometallic Probe for the Electronics of Base-Stabilized Group 11 Metal Cations
Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 12347–12356. [pdf]

 

[374]

H. Braunschweig, C. Brückner, M. A. Celik, K. Dück, F. Hupp, T. Kramer, J. Krebs, I. Krummenacher
Ansa-Bridged Bis(benzene)titanium Complexes
Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 11056–11064. [pdf]

 

[373]

H. Braunschweig, M. A. Celik, K. Dück, F. Hupp, I. Krummenacher
f-Block Ansa Complexes in the Solid State: [3]Thoro- and [3]Uranocenophanes
Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 9339–9342. [pdf]

 

[372]

S. Bertsch, J. Brand, H. Braunschweig, F. Hupp, K. Radacki
Platinum Oxoboryl Complexes as Substrates for the Formation of 1:1, 1:2, and 2:1 Lewis Acid-Base Adducts and 1,2-Dipolar Additions
Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 6278–6285. [pdf]

 

[371]

H. Braunschweig, A. Damme, R. D. Dewhurst, H. Kelch, B. B. Macha, K. Radacki, A. Vargas, Q. Ye
Platinum trans-Bis(borirene) Complexes Displaying Coplanarity and Communication Across a Platinum Metal Center
Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 2377–2386. [pdf]

 

[370]

H. Braunschweig, R. D. D. Dewhurst, F. Hupp, J. Wolf
Unprecedented Oxidative Addition and Metal-Only Lewis Pair Chemistry of Antimony Trihalides
Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 1860–1862. [pdf]

 

[369]

H. Braunschweig, S. Ghosh, J. O. C. Jimenez-Halla, J. H. Klein, C. Lambert, K. Radacki, A. Steffen, A. Vargas, J. Wahler
A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study on the Isomers of 2,3,4,5-Tetracarba-nido-Hexaborane(6) Derivatives and Their Photophysical Properties
Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 210–218. [pdf]



Inorg. Chem.

[368]

H. Braunschweig, A. Gackstatter, T. Kupfer, K. Radacki, S. Franke, K. Meyer, K. Fucke, M. H. Lemée-Cailleau
Uranium Hydridoborates: Synthesis, Magnetism, and X-ray/Neutron Diffraction Structures
Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 8022–8028. [pdf]

 

[367]

H. Braunschweig, R. D. Dewhurst, T. Kramer
Synthesis of the First Heteroaryl-Substituted Boryl Complexes: Strong Stabilizing Effects of Boron-Aryl π-Conjugation
Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 3619–3623. [pdf]

 

[366]

H. Braunschweig, R. Shang
Reactivity of Transition-Metal Borylene Complexes: Recent Advances in B—C and B—B Bond Formation via Borylene Ligand Coupling
Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 3099–3106. [pdf]



Organometallics

[365]

N. Arnold, S. Mozo, U. Paul, U. Radius, H. Braunschweig
Aryldihydroborane coordination to iridium and osmium hydrido complexes
Organometallics 2015, 34, 5709–5715. [pdf]

 

[364]

N. Arnold, H. Braunschweig, P. B. Brenner, R. Dewhurst, T. Kramer, K. Radacki
Investigation of Steric Factors Involved in the Formation of Terminal Cationic Platinum Arylborylene Complexes
Organometallics 2015, 34, 2343–2347. [pdf]



Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.

[363]

M. Steeger, S. Griesbeck, A. Schmiedel, M. Holzapfel, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig, C. Lambert
On the relation of energy and electron transfer in multidimensional chromophores based on polychlorinated triphenylmethyl radicals and triarylamines
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17, 11848–11867. [pdf]



Dalton Trans.

[362]

J. O. C. Jimenez-Halla, E. Matito, M. Solà, H. Braunschweig, C. Hörl, I. Krummenacher, J. Wahler
A theoretical study of the aromaticity in neutral and anionic borole compounds
Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 6740–6747. [pdf]



Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.

[361]

J. Brand, H. Braunschweig, R. D. Dewhurst, F. Hupp, K. Lang
Synthesis and Hydroboration of a Mixed-Donor Iminoboryl Complex of Platinum
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 17, 2592–2595. [pdf]



J. Organomet. Chem.

[360]

P. V. Simpson, K. Radacki, H. Braunschweig, U. Schatzschneider
An iridium N-heterocyclic carbene complex [IrCl(CO)2(NHC)] as a carbon monoxide-releasing molecule (CORM)
J. Organomet. Chem. 2015, 782, 116–123. [pdf]



Z. anorg. allg. Chem.

[359]

M. Schäfer, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig, M. Finze
Boron Clusters with a Ferrocenylalkynyl Group Bonded to Boron: Synthesis, Characterization, and Electrochemical Trends
Z. anorg. allg. Chem. 2015, 641, 660–668. [pdf]