Publications 2017

Angew. Chem.


S. Liu, M.-A. Légaré, D. Auerhammer, A. Hofmann, H. Braunschweig 

The First Boron-Tellurium Double Bond: Direct Insertion of Heavy Chalcogens into a Mn=B Double Bond
Angew. Chem. 2017, 129, 15968–15971; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 15760–15763. [pdf]



M. Arrowsmith, J. Böhnke, H. Braunschweig, M. A. Celik 

Reactivity of a Dihydrodiborene with CO: Coordination, Insertion, Cleavage, and Spontaneous Formation of a Cyclic Alkyne
Angew. Chem. 2017, 129, 14475–14480; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 14287–14292. [pdf]



M. Arrowsmith, D. Auerhammer, R. Bertermann, H. Braunschweig, M. A. Celik, J. Erdmannsdörfer, T. Kupfer, I. Krummenacher

From Borane to Borylene without Reduction: Ambiphilic Behavior of a Monovalent Silylisonitrile Boron Species
Angew. Chem. 2017, 129, 11417–11421; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 11263–11267. [pdf]



S. R. Wang, M. Arrowsmith, J. Böhnke, H. Braunschweig, T. Dellermann, R. D. Dewhurst, H. Kelch, I. Krummenacher, J. D. Mattock, J. H. Müssig, T. Thiess, A. Vargas, J. Zhang 

Engineering a Small HOMO-LUMO Gap and Intramolecular B—B Hydroarylation by Diborene/Anthracene Orbital Intercalation
Angew. Chem. 2017, 129, 8122–8126; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 8009–8013. [pdf]



B. Borthakur, H. Braunschweig, A. Deißenberger, T. Dellermann, R. D. Dewhurst, I. Krummenacher, M. Nutz, A. K. Phukan, M. Schäfer 

Synthesis and Trapping of Iminoboranes via M=B/C=N Bond Metathesis
Angew. Chem. 2017, 129, 8084–8089; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 7975–7979. [pdf]



H. Braunschweig, I. Krummenacher, C. Lichtenberg, J. D. Mattock, M. Schäfer, U. Schmidt, C. Schneider, T. Steffenhagen, S. Ullrich, A. Vargas 

Dibora[2]ferrocenophane: A Carbene-Stabilized Diborene in a Strained cis-Configuration 
Angew. Chem. 2017, 129, 907–911; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 889–892. [pdf]



M. Arrowsmith, H. Braunschweig, T. E. Stennett

Formation and Reactivity of Electron-Precise B—B Single and Multiple Bonds 
Angew. Chem. 2017, 129, 100–120; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 96–115. [pdf]

J. Am. Chem. Soc.


L. Ji, A. Friedrich, I. Krummenacher, A. Eichhorn, H. Braunschweig, M. Moos, S. Hahn, F. Geyer, O. Tverskoy, J. Han, C. Lambert, A. Dreuw, T. B. Marder, U. H. F. Bunz 

Preparation, Properties, and Structures of the Radical Anions, and Dianions of Azapentacenes
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 15968–15976. [pdf]



S. R. Wang, M. Arrowsmith, H. Braunschweig, R. D. Dewhurst, M. Dömling, J. D. Mattock, C. Pranckevicius, A. Vargas 

Monomeric 16-Electron π-Diborene Complexes of Zn(II) and Cd(II)
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 10661–10664. [pdf]



J. Schäfer, M. Holzapfel, B. Mladenova, D. Kattnig, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig, G. Grampp, C. Lambert 

Hole Transfer Processes in meta- and para-Conjugated Mixed Valence Compounds: Unforeseen Effects of Bridge Substituents and Solvent Dynamics 
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 6200–6209. [pdf]



H. Braunschweig, T. Dellermann, R. D. Dewhurst, B. Hupp, T. Kramer, J. Mattock, J. Mies, A. K. Phukan, A. Steffen, A. Vargas 

Strongly Phosphorescent Transition Metal π-Complexes of Boron-Boron Triple Bonds

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 4887–4893. [pdf]


Highlighted in:

"Copper brings glow to triple-bonded boron", D. Bradley, Chemistry World 2017. [link]



H. Braunschweig, I. Krummenacher, M.-A. Légaré, A. Matler, K. Radacki, Q. Ye 

Main-Group Metallomimetics: Transition Metal-like Photolytic CO Substitution at Boron
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 1802–1805. [pdf]

Chem. Sci.


D. Auerhammer, M. Arrowsmith, H. Braunschweig, R. D. Dewhurst, J. O. C. Jiménez-Halla, T. Kupfer 

Nucleophilic addition and substitution at coordinatively saturated boron by facile 1,2-hydrogen shuttling onto a carbene donor
Chem. Sci. 20178, 7066–7071. [pdf]

Chem. Eur. J.


H. Braunschweig, M. Dömling, H. Kelch, T. Kramer, I. Krummenacher, C. Lenczyk, S. Lin, Z. Lin, C. Possiel, K. Radacki 

Abnormal Tin-Boron Exchange in the Attempted Synthesis of a Borylated Borole
Chem. Eur. J. 201723, 16167–16170. [pdf]



J. Merz, J. Fink, A. Friedrich, I. Krummenacher, H. Al Mamari, S. Lorenzen, M. Hähnel, A. Eichhorn, M. Moos, M. Holzapfel, H. Braunschweig, C. Lambert, A. Steffen, L. Ji, T. B. Marder

Pyrene Molecular Orbital Shuffle - Controlling Excited State and Redox Properties by Changing the Nature of the Frontier Orbitals
Chem. Eur. J. 201723, 13164–13180. [pdf]



M. Arrowsmith, J. Böhnke, H. Braunschweig, H. Gao, M.-A. Légaré, V. Paprocki, J. Seufert 

Synthesis and Reduction of Sterically Encumbered Mesoionic Carbene-Stabilized Aryldihaloboranes
Chem. Eur. J. 201723, 12210–12217. [pdf]



Z. Wang, Y. Zhou, K.-H. Lee, W. H. Lam, R. D. Dewhurst, H. Braunschweig, T. B. Marder, Z. Lin 

DFT Studies of Dimerization Reactions of Boroles
Chem. Eur. J. 201723, 11587–11597. [pdf]



H. Braunschweig, T. Brückner, A. Deißenberger, R. D. Dewhurst, A. Gackstatter, A. Gärtner, A. Hofmann, T. Kupfer, D. Prieschl, T. Thiess, S. R. Wang

Reaction of Dihalodiboranes(4) with a N-Heterocyclic Silylene: Facile Construction of 1-Aryl-2-Silyl-1,2-Diboraindanes
Chem. Eur. J. 201723, 9491–9494. [pdf]



H. Braunschweig, M. A. Celik, T. Dellermann, G. Frenking, K. Hammond, F. Hupp, H. Kelch, I. Krummenacher, F. Lindl, L. Mailänder, J. H. Müssig, A. Ruppert 

Scope of the Thermal Ring-Expansion Reactions of Boroles with Organoazides
Chem. Eur. J. 201723, 8006–8013. [pdf]



H. Braunschweig, R. D. Dewhurst, W. E. Ewing, M. Schäfer 

Isolation of a Reactive Cyclopropane Intermediate via a Unique Catalyst-Free Spontaneous Cyclopropanation Step at 0 °C
Chem. Eur. J. 201723, 5953–5956. [pdf]



N. Arnold, R. Bertermann, F. M. Bickelhaupt, H. Braunschweig, M. Drisch, M. Finze, F. Hupp, J. Poater, J. A. P. Sprenger
Formation of a Trifluorophosphane Platinum(II) Complex by P—F Bond Activation of Phosphorus Pentafluoride with a Pt(0) Complex
Chem. Eur. J. 201723, 5948–5952. [pdf]



M. Arrowsmith, H. Braunschweig, K. Radacki, T. Thiess, A. Turkina 

Facile Access to Unprecedented Electron-Precise Monohydrodiboranes(4), cis-1,2-Dihydrodiboranes(4), and a 1,1-Dihydrodiborane(5)
Chem. Eur. J. 201723, 2179–2183. [pdf]

Chem. Commun.


J. Böhnke, H. Braunschweig, A. Deißenberger, T. Dellermann, R. D. Dewhurst, J. O. C. Jiménez-Halla, S. Kachel, H. Kelch, D. Prieschl 

Alkylideneborate zwitterions and C-C coupling by atypical diboration of electron-rich alkynes
Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 12132–12135. [pdf]



S. R. Wang, M. Arrowsmith, H. Braunschweig, R. D. Dewhurst, V. Paprocki, L. Winner 

CuOTf-mediated intramolecular diborene hydroarylation
Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 11945–11947. [pdf]



M. Arrowsmith, J. Böhnke, H. Braunschweig, A. Deißenberger, R. D. Dewhurst,

W. C .Ewing, C. Hörl, J. Mies, J. H. Müssig 

Simple solution-phase syntheses of tetrahalodiboranes(4) and their labile dimethylsulfide adducts
Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 8265–8267. [pdf]

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.


G. Bélanger-Chabot, H. Braunschweig, D. K. Roy 

Recent Developments in Azaborinine Chemistry
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 4353–4368. [pdf]

Acta Cryst.


A. Lehmann, L. Lechner, K. Radacki, H. Braunschweig, U. Holzgrabe
Crystal structure of (3S*,4R*)-4-fluoro-3-(4-methoxyphenyl)-1-oxo-2-phenyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinoline-4-carboxylic acid
Acta Cryst. 2017, E73, 867–870. [pdf]