Publications 2018


Z. Wang, Y. Zhou, J. Zhang, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig, Z. Lin 

DFT Studies on the reactions of boroles with alkynes
2018, submitted.



S. R. Wang, D. Prieschl, J. D. Mattock, M. Arrowsmith, C. Pranckevicius, T. E. Stennett, R. D. Dewhurst, A. Vargas, H. Braunschweig 

Bottleable Neutral Analogues of [B2H5]- as Versatile and Strongly Binding η2 Donor Ligands
2018, submitted.



Z.-F. Jiao, Y.-M. Tian, B. Zhang, C.-H. Hao, Y. Qiao, Y.-X. Wang, Y. Qin, U. Radius, H. Braunschweig, T. B. Marder, X.-N. Guo, X.-Y. Guo 

High Photocatalytic Activity of a NiO nanodot-decorated Pd/SiC Catalyst for the Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-coupling of Aryl Bromides and Chlorides in Air
2018, submitted.



M. Arrowsmith, J. D. Mattock, J. Böhnke, I. Krummenacher, A. Vargas, H. Braunschweig 

Direct Access to a cAAC-Supported Dihydrodiborene and its Dianion
Chem. Commun. 201854, accepted.



A. Stoy, J. Böhnke, J.O.C. Jimenéz-Halla, R. D. Dewhurst, T. Thiess, H. Braunschweig 

CO2 Binding and Splitting by Non-Polar Multiple Bonds
Angew. Chem. 2018, 130; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, accepted.



M. Nutz, B. Borthakur, C. Pranckevicius, R. D. Dewhurst, M. Schäfer, T. Dellermann, F. Glaab, M. Thaler, A. K. Phukan, H. Braunschweig 

Release of Isonitrile- and NHC-stabilized Borylenes from Group VI Terminal Borylene Complexes
Chem. Eur. J. 201824, accepted.



T. E. Stennett, J. D. Mattock, I. Vollert, A. Vargas, H. Braunschweig 

Unsymmetrical, Cyclic Diborenes and Thermal Rearrangement to a Borylborylene
Angew. Chem. 2018, 130; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, accepted.



L. Ji, I. Krummenacher, A. Friedrich, A. Lorbach, M. Hähnel, K. Edkins, H. Braunschweig, T. B. Marder 

Synthesis, Photophysical, and Electrochemical Properties of Pyrenes Substituted with Donors or Acceptors at 4- and 4,9-Positions
J. Org. Chem. 2018, 83, accepted.



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

Nature Communications 20189, accepted.



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

Does Lewis Basicity Correlate with Catalytic Activity in Zerovalent Group 8 Complexes?

Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 201824, accepted.



C. Leroy, J. K. Schuster, T. Schäfer, K. Müller-Buschbaum, H. Braunschweig, D. L. Bryce 

Linear dicoordinate beryllium: a 9Be solid-state NMR study of a discrete zero-valent s-block beryllium complex
Can. J. Chem. 2018, 96, accepted.



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

Nitrogen fixation and reduction at boron
Science 2018, 359, 896–900. [pdf]

Angew. Chem.


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

Transition Metal π-Ligation of a Tetrahalodiborane

Angew. Chem. 2018, 130, 419–423; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 412–416. [pdf]

J. Am. Chem. Soc.


J. Böhnke, H. Braunschweig, J. O. C. Jiménez-Halla, I. Krummenacher, T. E. Stennett 

Half-Sandwich Complexes of an Extremely Electron-Donating, Redox-Active η6-Diborabenzene Ligand
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 848–853. [pdf]

Chem. Sci.


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

Closely related yet different: a borylene and its dimer are non-interconvertible but connected through reactivity
Chem. Sci. 20189, 2252–2260. [pdf]

Chem. Eur. J.


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 
Chem. Eur. J. 201824, 3420–3424. [pdf]



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
Chem. Eur. J. 201824, 2403–2409. [pdf]



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. 201824, 266–273.  [pdf]

Chem. Commun.


A. Hofmann, A. Lamprecht, O. F. González-Belman, R. D. Dewhurst, J. O. C. Jiménez-Halla, S. Kachel, H. Braunschweig 

Dialumination of unsaturated species with a reactive bis(cyclopentadienyl) dialane
Chem. Commun. 201854, 1639–1642. [pdf]