Publications 2022

Angew. Chem.


M. Dietz, M. Arrowsmith, S. Reichl, L. I. Lugo-Fuentes, J. O. C. Jiménez-Halla, M. Scheer, H. Braunschweig

Stable Two-Legged Parent Piano-Stool and Mixed Diborabenzene-E4 (E = P, As) Sandwich Complexes of Group 8
Angew. Chem. 2022134, e202206840; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 202261, e202206840. [pdf]



W. Lu, A. Jayaraman, F. Fantuzzi, R. D. Dewhurst, M. Härterich, M. Dietz, S. Hagspiel, I. Krummenacher, K. Hammond, J. Cui, H. Braunschweig

An Unsymmetrical, Cyclic Diborene Based on a Chelating CAAC Ligand and its Small-Molecule Activation and Rearrangement Chemistry
Angew. Chem. 2022134, e202113947; [pdf] Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 202261, e202113947. [pdf]

J. Am. Chem. Soc.


A. Gärtner, L. Meier, M. Arrowsmith, M. Dietz, I. Krummenacher, R. Bertermann, F. Fantuzzi, H. Braunschweig

Highly Strained Arene-Fused 1,2-Diborete Biradicaloid
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022144, 21363–21370. [pdf]


Highlighted in:

"Isolable Arene-Fused 1,2-Diborete Biradicaloid", D. Zhao and B. Yu in Synfacts 2023, 19, 0764. [link]



A. Stoy, M. Härterich, R. D. Dewhurst, J. O. Jimenez-Halla, P. Endres, M. Eißelein, T. Kupfer, A. Deissenberger, T. Thiess, H. Braunschweig

Evidence for Borylene Carbonyl (LHB=C=O) and Base-Stabilized (LHB=O) and Base-Free Oxoborane (RB≡O) Intermediates in the Reactions of Diborenes with CO2
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022144, 3376-3380. [pdf]

Chem. Sci.


J. Krebs, A. Häfner, S. Fuchs, X. Guo, F. Rauch, A. Eichhorn, I. Krummenacher, A. Friedrich, L. Ji, M. Finze, Z. Lin, H. Braunschweig, T. B. Marder

Backbone-controlled LUMO energy induces intramolecular C–H activation in ortho-bis-9-borafluorene-substituted phenyl and o-carboranyl compounds leading to novel 9,10-diboraanthracene derivatives
Chem. Sci. 202213, 14165-14178. [pdf]



M. K. Nayak, P. Sarkar, B. J. Elvers, I. Krummenacher, F. Zhang, T. Vijayakanth, R. Narayanan, R. Dolai, B. Roy, V. Malik, H. Rawat, P. Ravat, R. Boomishankar, S. K. Pati, C. Schulzke, H. Braunschweig, A. Jana

A bis-NHC-CAAC dimer derived dicationic diradical
Chem. Sci. 202213, 12533-12539. [pdf]



D. Dhara, F. Fantuzzi, M. Härterich, R. D. Dewhurst, I. Krummenacher, M. Arrowsmith, C. Pranckevicius, H. Braunschweig

Stepwise reduction of a base-stabilised ferrocenyl aluminium(III) dihalide for the synthesis of structurally-diverse dialane species
Chem. Sci. 202213, 9693–9700. [pdf]



L. Kuehn, L. Zapf, L. Werner, M. Stang, S. Würtemberger-Pietsch, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig, E. Lacôte, U. Radius, T. B. Marder

NHC induced radical formation via homolytic cleavage of B–B bonds and its role in organic reactions
Chem. Sci. 202213, 8321-8333. [pdf]



A. Okorn, A. Jayaraman, L. Englert, M. Arrowsmith, T. Swoboda, J. Weigelt, C. Brunecker, M. Hess, A. Lamprecht, C. Lenczyk, M. Rang, H. Braunschweig

Synthesis and hydrogenation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-substituted diborenes via uncatalysed hydrogenative B‒C bond cleavage
Chem. Sci. 202213, 7566-7574. [pdf]



T. Bischof, X. Guo, I. Krummenacher, L. Beßler, Z. Lin, M. Finze, H. Braunschweig

Alkene insertion reactivity of a o-carboranyl-substituted 9-borafluorene
Chem. Sci. 202213, 7492-7497. [pdf]



D. Dhara, A. Jayaraman, M. Härterich, R. D. Dewhurst, H. Braunschweig

Generation of a transient base-stabilised arylalumylene for the facile deconstruction of aromatic molecules
Chem. Sci. 202213, 5631-5638. [pdf]



F. Fantuzzi, Y. Jiao, R. D. Dewhurst, F. Weinhold, H. Braunschweig, B. Engels

Can a Wanzlick-like equilibrium exist between dicoordinate borylenes and diborenes?
Chem. Sci. 202213, 5118-5129. [pdf]



S. Fuchs, A, Jayaraman, I. Krummenacher, L. Haley, M. Baštovanović, M. Fest, K. Radacki, H. Helten, H. Braunschweig

Diboramacrocycles: reversible borole dimerisation-dissociation systems
Chem. Sci. 202213, 2932-2938. [pdf]

J. Org. Chem.


A. K. Swain, K. Radacki, H. Braunschweig, P. Ravat

Pyrene-Fused [7]Helicenes Connected via Hexagonal and Heptagonal Rings: Stereospecific Synthesis and Chiroptical Properties
J. Org. Chem. 202287, 993-1000. [pdf]

Chem. Eur. J.


T. Wiesner, Z. Wu, J. Han,L. Ji, A. Friedrich, I. Krummenacher, M. Moos, C. Lambert, H. Braunschweig, B. Rudin, H. Reiss, O. Tverskoy, F. Rominger, A. Dreuw, T. B. Marder, J. Freudenberg, U. H. F. Bunz

The Radical Anion, Dianion and Electron Transport Properties of Tetraiodo-Tetraazapentacene
Chem. Eur. J. 202228, e202201919. [pdf]



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

Fusion of Aza- and Oxadiborepins with Furans in a Reversible Ring-Opening Process Furnishes Versatile Building Blocks for Extended π-Conjugated Materials
Chem. Eur. J. 202228, e202202455. [pdf]



F. Full, Q. Wölflick, K. Radacki, H. Braunschweig, A. Nowak-Król

Enhanced Optical Properties of Azaborole Helicenes by Lateral and Helical Extention
Chem. Eur. J. 202228, e202202280. [pdf]



S. Hagspiel, F. Fantuzzi, M. Arrowsmith, A. Gärtner, M. Fest, J. Weiser, B. Engels, H. Helten, H. Braunschweig

Modulation of the Naked-eye and Fluorescence Colour of a Protonated Boron-doped Thiazolothiazole by Anion-dependent Hydrogen Bonding
Chem. Eur. J. 202228, e202201398. [pdf]



M. Ferger, C. Roger, E. Köster, F. Rauch, S. Lorenzen, I. Krummenacher, A. Friedrich, M. Košćak, D. Nestić, H. Braunschweig, C. Lambert, I. Piantanida, T. B.Marder

Electron-Rich EDOT Linkers in Tetracationic bis-Triarylborane Chromophores: Influence on Water-Stability, Bio-macromolecule Sensing, and Photoinduced Cytotoxicity
Chem. Eur. J. 202228, e202201130. [pdf]



G. K. Kole, M. Košćak, A. Amar, D. Majhen, K. Božinović, Z. Brkljaca, M. Ferger, E. Michail, S. Lorenzen, A. Friedrich, I. Krummenacher, M. Moos, H. Braunschweig, A. Boucekkine, C. Lambert, J.-F. Halet, I. Piantanida, K. Müller-Buschbaum, T. B. Marder

Methyl Viologens of Bis-(4'-Pyridylethynyl)Arenes - Structures, Photophysical and Electrochemical Studies, and their Potential Application in Biology
Chem. Eur. J. 202228, e202200753. [pdf]



A. Maiti, B. J. Elvers, S. Bera, F. Lindl, I. Krummenacher, P. Ghosh, H. Braunschweig, C. B. Yildiz, C. Schulzke, A. Jana

Disclosing Cyclic(Alkyl)(Amino)Carbenes as a One-Electron Reductant: Synthesis of Acyclic(Amino)(Aryl)Carbene-Based Kekulé Diradicaloids
Chem. Eur. J. 202228, e202104567. [pdf]



F. Fantuzzi, R. Moral, R. D. Dewhurst, H. Braunschweig, A. K. Phukan

Probing the Potential of Hitherto Unexplored Base-Stabilized Borylenes in Dinitrogen Binding
Chem. Eur. J. 202228, e202104123. [pdf]



M. Huang, J. Hu, I. Krummenacher, A. Friedrich, H. Braunschweig, S. A. Westcott, U. Radius, T. B. Marder

Base-Mediated Radical Borylation of Alkyl Sulfones
Chem. Eur. J. 202228, e202103866. [pdf]

Chem. Commun.


J. Cui, J. Weiser, F. Fantuzzi, M. Dietz, Y. Yatsenko, A. Häfner, S. Nees, I. Krummenacher, M. Zhang, K. Hammond, P. Roth, W. Lu, R. D. Dewhurst, B. Engels, H. Braunschweig

A rigid redox-active-ligand-supported bis(germylene) as a two-centre six-electron donor
Chem. Commun 2022, 58, 13357-13360. [pdf]



F. Lindl, F. Fantuzzi, L. Mailänder, C. Hörl, G. Bélanger-Chabot, H. Braunschweig

Azidoborolate anions and azidoborole adducts: isolable forms of an unstable borole azide
Chem. Commun. 202258, 4735-4738. [pdf]



S. Kachel, A. Jayaraman, A. Okorn, I. Krummenacher, R. Drescher, C. Brunecker, S. Fuchs, M. Heß, T. E. Stennett, H. Braunschweig

Azide-alkyne cycloadditions with an electronically activated alkyne: indole formation via 1-aryl-1,2,3-triazole-derived imino carbenes
Chem. Commun. 202258, 2331-2334. [pdf]

Inorg. Chem.


M. Dömling, T. E. Stennett, A. Belyaev, B. Hupp, C. Claes, S. Ullrich, S. Endres, E. Freytag, T. Kramer, T. Kupfer, F. Schorr, T. Thiess, M. Arrowsmith, A. Steffen, H. Braunschweig

Synthesis and Fluorescence Studies of Diborene Coinage Metal Complexes
Inorg. Chem. 202261, 14058–14066. [pdf]

Dalton Trans.


L. C. Haufe, M. Arrowsmith, M. Dietz, A. Gärtner, R. Bertermann, H. Braunschweig

Spontaneous N2-diboranylation of [W(N2)2(dppe)2] with B2Br4(SMe2)2
Dalton Trans. 202251, 12786-12790. [pdf]



G. Horrer, I. Krummenacher, S. Mann, H. Braunschweig, U. Radius

N-Heterocyclic carbene and cyclic (alkyl)(amino)carbene complexes of vanadium(III) and vanadium(V)
Dalton Trans. 202251, 11054-11071. [pdf]



F. Schorr, M. Arrowsmith, F. Fantuzzi, A. Rempel, H. Braunschweig

1,2-Dialkynyldiboranes(4): B–B versus C≡C bond reactivity
Dalton Trans. 202251, 6197–6203. [pdf]



J. Selby, M. Holzapfel, K. Radacki, A. K. Swaina, H. Braunschweig, C. Lambert

Polymeric Indolenine-Squaraine Foldamers with a Preferred Helix Twist Sense and their Chiroptical Absorption and Emission Properties
Macromolecules 202255, 421–436. [pdf]

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.


P. Mentzel, M. Holzapfel, A. Schmiedel, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig, A. Wodynski, M. Kaupp, F. Würthner, C. Lambert

Excited states and spin-orbit coupling in chalcogen substituted perylene diimides and their radical anions
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2022, 24, 26254-26268. [pdf]