Publications 2017


D. Auerhammer, M. Arrowsmith, J. Böhnke, H. Braunschweig, T. Kupfer 

Convergent and Complementary Reactivity of Dichalcogenides and Elemental Chalcogens Towards Two Boron(I) Constitutional Isomers
2017, submitted.



R. Rausch, D. Schmidt, D. Bialas, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig, F. Würthner 

Stable Organic (Bi-)Radicals by Delocalization of Spin Density into the Electron-Poor Chromophore Core of Isoindigo 
2017, submitted.



H. Braunschweig, A. Damme, K. Dück, I. Krummenacher, V. Paprocki, K. Radacki, J. Ramler, C. Schneider 

Boryl, and Silyl-Substituted Mixed Sandwich Compounds of Scandium
2017, submitted.



M.-A. Légaré, G. Bélanger-Chabot, R. D. Dewhurst, E. Welz, I. Krummenacher, B. Engels, H. Braunschweig 

Nitrogen Fixation and Functionalization at a Non-Metal Element
2017, submitted.



J. Böhnke, T. Dellermann, M. A. Celik, I. Krummenacher, R. D. Dewhurst, S. Demeshko, W. C. Ewing, K. Hammond, M. Heß, E. Bill, E. Welz, M. Röhr, R. Mitrić, B. Engels, F. Meyer, H. Braunschweig 

Isolation of Stable Diradical Products of π-Bond Twisting and Homolysis
2017, submitted.



H. Braunschweig, C. Brunecker, R. D. Dewhurst, C. Schneider 

Does Lewis Basicity Correlate with Catalytic Activity in Zerovalent Group 8 Complexes?
2017, submitted.



H. Braunschweig, R. D. Dewhurst, J. O. C. Jiménez-Halla, J. H. Müssig 

Mild Formation and Metal Stabilization of a Tetrahalodiboranyl Dianion
Angew. Chem. 2017, 129; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56accepted.



D. Auerhammer, M. Arrowsmith, P. Bissinger, H. Braunschweig, T. Dellermann, T. Kupfer, C. Lenczyk, D. K. Roy, M. Schäfer, C. Schneider 

Increasing the Reactivity of Diborenes: Derivatization of NHC-Supported Dithienyldiborenes with Electron-Donor Groups
Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, accepted.



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; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56accepted.

Angew. Chem.


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]