Publications 2017


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
2017, submitted.



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
2017, submitted.



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
2017, submitted.



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
2017, submitted.



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

Tuning Hole Transfer in meta- and para-Conjugated Mixed Valence Compounds by Bridge Substituents 
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139accepted.



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. 2017, 23accepted.



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. 2017, 23accepted.



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 via P—F Bond Activation of Phosphorus Pentafluoride with a Pt(0) Complex
Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23accepted.

Angew. Chem.


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.


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 — Unprecedented Transition Metal-like Photolytic CO Substitution at Boron
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 1802–1805. [pdf]

Chem. Eur. J.


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

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