Publications 2021

Angew. Chem.


J. Ramler, F. Fantuzzi, F. Geist, A. Hanft, H. Braunschweig, B. Engels, C. Lichtenberg

The Dimethylbismuth Cation: Entry into Dative Bi–Bi Bonding and Unconventional Methyl Exchange
Angew. Chem. 202113324592–24598[pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 202160, 24388–24394. [pdf]



S. Nees, F. Fantuzzi, T. Wellnitz, M. Fischer, J.-E. Siewert, J. T. Goettel, A. Hofmann, M. Härterich, H. Braunschweig, C. Hering-Junghans

Angew. Chem. 202113324520–24528[pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 202160, 24318–24325. [pdf]



F. Zhang, K. Radacki, H. Braunschweig, C. Lambert, P. Ravat

Zinc-[7]helicenocyanine and Its Discrete π-Stacked Homochiral Dimer
Angew. Chem. 202113323848–23852[pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 202160, 23656–23660. [pdf]



C. Czernetzki, M. Arrowsmith, F. Fantuzzi, A. Gärtner, T. Tröster, I. Krummenacher, F. Schorr, H. Braunschweig

A Neutral Beryllium(I) Radical
Angew. Chem. 202113320944–20948[pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 202160, 20776–20780. [pdf]



C. Brunecker, M. Arrowsmith, F. Fantuzzi, H. Braunschweig 

Platinum-Templated Coupling of B=N units: Synthesis of BNBN Analogues of 1,3-Dienes and a Butatriene
Angew. Chem. 2021133, 17000–17004[pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 202160, 16864–16868. [pdf]



S. Hagspiel, F. Fantuzzi, R. D. Dewhurst, A. Gärtner, F. Lindl, A. Lamprecht, H. Braunschweig

Adducts of the Parent Boraphosphaketene H2BPCO and their Decarbonylative Insertion Chemistry

Angew. Chem. 2021, 133, 13780–13784; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 13666–13670. [pdf]



T. Brückner, F. Fantuzzi, T. E. Stennett, I. Krummenacher, R. D. Dewhurst, B. Engels, H. Braunschweig

Isolation of Neutral, Mono-, and Dicationic B2P2 Rings by Diphosphorus Addition to a Boron-Boron Triple Bond

Angew. Chem. 2021, 133, 13774–13779; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 13661–13665. [pdf]



M. Crumbach, J. Bachmann, L. Fritze, A. Helbig, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig, H. Helten

Dithiophene-Fused Oxadiborepins and Azadiborepins: A New Class of Highly Fluorescent Heteroaromatics

Angew. Chem. 2021, 133, 9376–9381; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 9290–9295. [pdf]



S. Hagspiel, M. Arrowsmith, F. Fantuzzi, A. Vargas, A. Rempel, A. Hermann, T. Brückner, H. Braunschweig

Highly Colored Boron-Doped Thiazolothiazoles from the Reductive Dimerization of Boron Isothiocyanates

Angew. Chem. 2021, 133, 6519–6524; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 6446–6450. [pdf]



J. He, F. Rauch, A. Friedrich, J. Krebs, I. Krummenacher, R. Bertermann, J. Nitsch, H. Braunschweig, M. Finze, T. B. Marder

Phenylpyridyl-fused Boroles: A Unique Coordination Mode and Weak B–N Coordination Induced Dual Fluorescence

Angew. Chem. 2021, 133, 4883–4890; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 4833–4840. [pdf]



D. K. Roy, T. Tröster, F. Fantuzzi, R. D. Dewhurst, C. Lenczyk, K. Radacki, C. Pranckevicius, B. Engels, H. Braunschweig

Isolation and Reactivity of an Antiaromatic s-Block Metal Compound

Angew. Chem. 2021, 133, 3856–3863; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 3812–3819. [pdf]



M. Rang, F. Fantuzzi, M. Arrowsmith, E. Beck, R. Witte, A. Matler, A. Rempel, T. Bischof, K. Radacki, B. Engels, H. Braunschweig

Reduction and Rearrangement of a Boron(I) Carbonyl Complex

Angew. Chem. 2021, 133, 3000–3005; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 2963–2968. [pdf]



T. Brückner, M. Heß, T. E. Stennett, A. Rempel, H. Braunschweig

Synthesis of Boron Analogues of Enamines via Hydroamination of a Boron-Boron Triple Bond

Angew. Chem. 2021, 133, 747–752; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 736–741. [pdf]

J. Am. Chem. Soc


M. Härterich, B. Ritschel, M. Arrowsmith, J. Böhnke, I. Krummenacher, A. K. Phukan, H. Braunschweig

Hybrid Inorganic-Organic Cross-Metathesis between Diborenes and Acetylene
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021143, 18339–18345. [pdf]



M. Fischer, S. Nees, T. Kupfer, J. T. Goettel, H. Braunschweig, C. Hering-Junghans

Isolable Phospha- and Arsaalumenes
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021143, 4106–4111. [pdf]



A. Maiti, F. Zhang, I. Krummenacher, M. Bhattacharyya, S. Mehta, M. Moos, C. Lambert, B. Engels, A. Mondal, H. Braunschweig, P. Ravat, A. Jana

Anionic Boron- and Carbon-Based Hetero-Diradicaloids Spanned by a p-Phenylene Bridge
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021143, 3687–3692. [pdf]


Chem. Rev.


Y. –M. Tian, X.-N. Guo, H. Braunschweig, U. Radius, T. B. Marder

Photoinduced Borylation for the Synthesis of Organoboron Compounds

Chem. Rev. 2021, 121, 3561–3597. [pdf]

Acc. Chem. Res.


K. Saha, D. K. Roy, R. D. Dewhurst, S. Ghosh, H. Braunschweig

Recent Advances in the Synthesis and Reactivity of Transition-Metal σ-Borane/-Borate Complexes

Acc. Chem. Res. 2021, 54, 1260–1273. [pdf]

Chem. Sci.


X. Jia, J. Nitsch, Z. Wu, A. Friedrich, J. Krebs, I. Krummenacher, F. Fantuzzi, H. Braunschweig, M. Moos, C. Lambert, B. Engels, T. B. Marder

One- and two-electron reduction of triarylborane-based helical donor-acceptor compounds
Chem. Sci. 202112, 11864–11872[pdf]



L. Englert, U. Schmidt, M. Dömling, M. Passargus, T. E. Stennett, A. Hermann, M. Arrowsmith, M. Härterich, J. Müssig, A. Phillipps, D. Prieschl, A. Rempel, F. Rohm, K. Radacki, F. Schorr, T. Thiess, J. O. C. Jiménez-Halla, H. Braunschweig 

Reactions of diborenes with terminal alkynes: mechanisms of ligand-controlled anti-selective hydroalkynylation, cycloaddition and C≡C triple bond scission
Chem. Sci. 202112, 9506–9515. [pdf]



S. Hagspiel, D. Elezi, M. Arrowsmith, F. Fantuzzi, A. Vargas, A. Rempel, M. Härterich, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig

Reactivity of cyano- and isothiocyanatoborylenes: metal coordination, one-electron oxidation and boron-centred Brønsted basicity

Chem. Sci. 2021, 12, 7937–7942. [pdf]



R. Rausch, M. Roehr, D. Schmid, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig, F. Würthner

Tuning phenoxyl-substituted diketopyrrolopyrroles from quinoidal to biradical ground states through (hetero-)aromatic linkers

Chem. Sci. 2021, 12, 793–802. [pdf]

J. Org. Chem.


A. Mahata, N. Chrysochos, I. Krummenacher, S. Chandra, H. Braunschweig, C. Schulzke, B. Sarkar,C. B. Yildiz, A. Jana

α,α’-Diamino-p-tetrafluoroquinodimethane: Stability of One- and Two-Electron Oxidized Species and Fixation of Molecular Oxygen
J. Org. Chem. 202186, 10467–10473. [pdf]



R. Rausch, A.-M. Krause, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig, F. Würthner

Nitronyl Nitroxide Bifunctionalized Electron–Poor Chromophores: Synthesis of Stable Dye Biradicals by Lewis Acid Promoted Desilylation
J. Org. Chem. 202186, 2447–2457. [pdf]

Chem. Eur. J.


M. Arrowsmith, S. Endres, M. Heinz, V. Nestler, M. C. Holthausen, H. Braunschweig

Probing the Boundaries between Lewis-Basic and Redox Behavior of a Parent Borylene
Chem. Eur. J. 202127, 17660–17668. [pdf]



F. Schorr, N. Schopper, N. Riensch, F. Fantuzzi, M. Neder, R. Dewhurst, T. Thiess, T. Brückner, K. Hammond, H. Helten, M. Finze, H. Braunschweig

Controlled Synthesis of Oligomers Containing Main-Chain B(sp2)-B(sp2) Bonds
Chem. Eur. J. 202127, 16043–16048. [pdf]



J. Cui, M. Dietz, M. Härterich, F. Fantuzzi, W. Lu, R. D. Dewhurst, H. Braunschweig

Diphosphino-Functionalized 1,8-Naphthyridines: a Multifaceted Ligand Platform for Boranes and Diboranes
Chem. Eur. J. 202127, 1575115756. [pdf]



S. M. Berger, J. Rühe, J. Schwarzmann, A. Phillipps, A.-K. Richard, M. Ferger, I. Krummenacher, L.-M. Tumir, Ž. Ban, I. Crnolatac, D. Majhen, I. Barišić, I. Piantanida, D. Schleier, S. Griesbeck, A. Friedrich, H. Braunschweig, T. B. Marder

Bithiophene-Cored, mono-, bis-, and tris-(Trimethylammonium)-Substituted, bis-Triarylborane Chromophores: Effect of the Number and Position of Charges on Cell Imaging and DNA/RNA Sensing
Chem. Eur. J. 202127, 14057–14072. [pdf]



F. Lindl, X. Guo, I. Krummenacher, F. Rauch, A. Rempel, V. Paprocki, T. Dellermann, T. E. Stennett, A. Lamprecht, T. Brückner, K. Radacki, G. Bélanger-Chabot, T. B. Marder, Z. Lin, H. Braunschweig 

Rethinking Borole Cycloaddition Reactivity
Chem. Eur. J. 202127, 11226–11233. [pdf]



A. Gärtner, M. Marek, M. Arrowsmith, D. Auerhammer, K. Radacki, D. Prieschl, R. D. Dewhurst, H. Braunschweig

Boron- versus Nitrogen-Centered Nucleophilic Reactivity of (Cyano)hydroboryl Anions: Synthesis of Cyano(hydro)organoboranes and 2-Aza-1,4-diborabutatrienes
Chem. Eur. J. 202127, 9694–9699. [pdf]



M. Heß, I. Krummenacher, T. Dellermann, H. Braunschweig

Rhodium-Mediated Stoichiometric Synthesis of Mono-, Bi-, and Bis-1,2-Azaborinines: 1-Rhoda-3,2-azaboroles as Reactive Precursors
Chem. Eur. J. 202127, 9503–9507. [pdf]



J. Krebs, M. Haehnel, I. Krummenacher, A. Friedrich, H. Braunschweig, M. Finze, L. Ji, T. B. Marder

Synthesis and Structure of an o-Carboranyl-substituted Three-coordinate Borane Radical Anion
Chem. Eur. J. 202127, 8159–8167. [pdf]



P. Schmid, F. Fantuzzi, J. Klopf, N. B. Schröder, R. D. Dewhurst, H. Braunschweig, V. Engel, B. Engels

Twisting versus Delocalization in CAAC- and NHC-stabilized Boron-Based Biradicals: The Role of Sterics and Electronics
Chem. Eur. J. 202127, 5160–5170. [pdf]



G. K. Kole, J. Merz, A. Amar, B. Fontaine, A. Boucekkine, J. Nitsch, S. Lorenzen, A. Friedrich, I. Krummenacher, M. Košćak, H. Braunschweig, I. Piantanida, J.-F. Halet, K. Müller-Buschbaum, T. B. Marder

2- and 2,7-Substituted para-N-Methylpyridinium Pyrenes: Syntheses, Molecular and Electronic Structures, Photophysical, Electrochemical, and Spectroelectrochemical Properties and Binding to Double Stranded (ds)-DNA
Chem. Eur. J. 202127, 2837–2853. [pdf]

Chem. Commun.


M. Dietz, M. Arrowsmith, A. Gärtner, K. Radacki, R. Bertermann, H. Braunschweig

Harnessing the electronic differences between CAAC-stabilised 1,4-diborabenzene and 9,10-diboraanthracene for synthesis
Chem. Commun. 202157, 13526–13529. [pdf]



D. Dhara, P. K. Pal, R. Dolai, N. Chrysochos, H. Rawat, B. J. Elvers, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig, C. Schulzke, V. Chandrasekhar, U. D. Priyakumar, A. Jana

Synthesis and reactivity of NHC-coordinated phosphinidene oxide
Chem. Commun. 202157, 9546–9549[pdf]



R. Drescher, B. Ritschel, R. D. Dewhurst, A. Deißenberger, A. Hofmann, H. Braunschweig 

Synthesis of novel six-, seven- and eight-membered aluminum-containing rings by alumole ring expansion
Chem. Commun. 202157, 7505–7508. [pdf]



F. Schorr, F. Fantuzzi, R. D. Dewhurst, H. Braunschweig

Dialkynyldiboranes(4) and the selectable reactivity of their C-H, C-C and B-B bonds
Chem. Commun. 202157, 2645–2648. [pdf]



L. Fritze, M. Fest, A. Helbig, T. Bischof, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig, M. Finze, H. Helten 

Boron-Doped α-Oligo- and Polyfurans: Highly Luminescent Hybrid Materials, Color-Tunable through the Doping Density
Macromolecules 202154, 7653–7665. [pdf]

Inorg. chem.


A. Stoy, M. Arrowsmith, M. Eyßelein, T. Dellermann, J. Mies, K. Radacki, T. Kupfer, H. Braunschweig 

NHC-Stabilized 1,2-Dihalodiborenes: Synthesis, Characterization and Reactivity Toward Elemental Chalcogens
Inorg. Chem. 202160, 12625–12633. [pdf]

J. Catal.


Z.-F. Jiao, Y.-M. Tian, X.-N. Guo, U. Radius, H. Braunschweig, T. B. Marder, X.-Y. Guo

Visible-light-driven graphene supported Cu/Pd alloy nanoparticle-catalyzed borylation of alkyl bromides and chlorides in air
J. Catal. 2021395, 258–265. [link]



L. Wu, R. D. Dewhurst, H. Braunschweig, Z. Lin

C-C versus C-H Activation: Understanding How the Carbene π-Accepting Ability Controls the Intramolecular Reactivities of Mono(carbene)-Stabilized Borylenes
Organometallics 202140, 766–775. [pdf]

Dalton Trans.


W. D. do Pim, I. F. Silva, E. N. da Silva Júnior, H. O. Stumpf, W. X. C. Oliveira, E. F. Pedroso, C. B. Pinheiro, Y. Journaux, F. Fantuzzi, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig, B. Engels, J. Cano, M. Julve, C. L. M. Pereira

Unexpected formation of a dodecanuclear {CoII6CuII6} Nanowheel under ambient conditions: magneto-structural correlations
Dalton Trans. 202150, 12430–12434. [pdf]



R. Drescher, L. Wüst, C. Mihm, I. Krummenacher, A. Hofmann, J. Goettel, H. Braunschweig 

Synthesis, structure and insertion reactivity of Lewis acidic 9-aluminafluorenes
Dalton Trans. 202150, 10400–10404. [pdf]



C. Brunecker, M. Arrowsmith, J. H. Müssig, J. Böhnke, A. Stoy, M. Heß, A. Hofmann, C. Lenczyk, C. Lichtenberg, J. Ramler, A. Rempel, H. Braunschweig

Synthesis and characterisation of boranediyl- and diboranediyl-bridged diplatinum A-frame complexes
Dalton Trans. 202150, 3506–3515. [pdf]



J. He, F. Rauch, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig, M. Finze, T. B. Marder

Two derivatives of phenylpyridyl-fused boroles with contrasting electronic properties: decreasing and enhancing the electron accepting ability
Dalton Trans. 202150, 355–361. [pdf]

New J. Chem.


N. A. Riensch, M. Fest, L. Fritze, A. Helbig, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig, H. Helten 

Bifuran-bridged bisboranes: highly luminescent B-doped oligohetarenes
New. J. Chem. 202145, 14920–14924. [pdf]

Chem. Phys. Chem.


M. Gerlach, S. Monninger, D. Schleier, P. Hemberger, J. T. Goettel, H. Braunschweig, I. Fischer

Photoelectron Photoion Coincidence Spectroscopy of NCl3 and NCl2
ChemPhysChem 202122, 2164–2167. [pdf]

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.


A. Matler, M. Arrowsmith, F. Schorr, A. Hermann, A. Hofmann, C. Lenczyk, H. Braunschweig

Reactivity of Terminal Iron Borylenes and Bis(borylenes) with Carbodiimides: Cycloaddition, Metathesis, Insertion and C–H Activation Pathways
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2021, 4619–4631. [pdf]

Antioxid. Redox Signal.


R.-S. Sauer, I. Krummenacher, E. E. Bankoglu, S. Yang, B. Oehler, F. Schöppler, M. Mohammadi, P. Güntzel, A. Ben-Kraeim, U. Holzgrabe, H. Stopper, J. A. Broscheit, H. Braunschweig, N. Roewer, A. Brack, H. Rittner

Stabilization of Delphinidin in Complex with Sulfobutylether-β-Cyclodextrin Allows for Antinociception in Inflammatory Pain
Antioxid. Redox Signal. 202134, 1260–1279. [link]

Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem.


N. A. Riensch, L. Swoboda, A. Lik, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig, H. Helten

Conjugated Bis(triarylboranes) with Disconnected Conjugation
Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2021647, 421–424. [pdf]