Publications 2017


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
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.



J. Böhnke, H. Braunschweig, A. Deißenberger, T. Dellermann, R. D. Dewhurst, S. Kachel, H. Kelch, D. Prieschl 

Alkylideneborate Zwitterions and C-C Coupling by Atypical Diboration of Electron-Rich Alkynes
2017, submitted.



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. 2017accepted.



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

Recent Developments in Azaborinine Chemistry
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 25accepted. 

Angew. Chem.


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.


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. Eur. J.


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.


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]


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]