List of Publications

● Agata Gapinska, Alan J. Lough, and Ulrich Fekl

‘Coordination compounds containing bis-dithiolene-chelated molybdenum(IV) and oxalate: comparison of terminal with bridging oxalate’

Acta Cryst. 2017, E73, 1202-1207.                         - Open Access -

 

● Diana Kraskouskaya, Aaron D. Cabral, Rachel Fong, Matthew Bancerz, Krimo Toutah, David Rosa, Jordan E. Gardiner, Elvin D. de Araujo, Eugenia Duodu, David Armstrong, Ulrich Fekl and Patrick T. Gunning

'Characterization and application studies of ProxyPhos, a chemosensor for the detection of proximally phosphorylated peptides and proteins in aqueous solutions'

Analyst 2017, 142, 2451-2459.  

 

● Joshua Moscattini, Alan J. Lough, and Ulrich Fekl

C2-isomer of [Pd(tfd)]6 [tfd is S2C2(CF3)2] as its benzene solvate: a new member of the small but growing class of homoleptic palladium(II) monodithiolenes in the form of hexameric cubes’

Acta Cryst. 2017, E73, 957-962.                         - Open Access -

 

● David Armstrong, Fioralba Taullaj, Kamalpreet Singh, Bijan Mirabi, Alan Lough, and Ulrich Fekl

'Adamantyl Metal Complexes: New Routes to Adamantyl Anions and New Transmetallations'

Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 6212-6217.       

 

● Marzieh Daryanavard, David Armstrong, Alan J. Lough, and Ulrich Fekl

'The First Palladium(IV) Aryldiazenido Complex: Relevance for C-C Coupling'

Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 4004-4008.        

 

● Fioralba Taullaj, David Armstrong, Alan J. Lough, and Ulrich Fekl

'Iridium Complexes Containing N-Donor-functionalized η1-Fluorenyl Ligands'

Polyhedron 2016, 108, 30-35.                      Pre-print here.

 

● Ernest Prack, Christopher A. O’Keefe, Jeremy K. Moore, Angel Lai, Alan J. Lough, Peter M. Macdonald, Mark S. Conradi, Robert W. Schurko, and Ulrich Fekl

'A Molecular Rotor Possessing an H-M-H "Spoke" on a P-M-P "Axle": A Platinum(II) trans-Dihydride Spins Rapidly Even at 75 K'

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 13464-13467. 

 

● Marzieh Daryanavard, David Armstrong, Alan J. Lough, and Ulrich Fekl

'Extremely Facile Transformations of Tris(3,5-dimethylpyrazolyl)borate: a Bidentate Nitrogen Ligand and a C2-Chiral Cation'

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 3232-3235.

 

● Danielle Tokarz, Richard Cisek, Omar El-Ansari, George S. Espie, Ulrich Fekl, and Virginijus Barzda

'Organization of Astaxanthin within Oil Bodies of Haematococcus pluvialis Studied with Polarization-Dependent Harmonic Generation Microscopy'

PLOS ONE 2014, 9, e107804.

 

● Danielle Tokarz, Richard Cisek, Serguei Krouglov, Lukas Kontenis, Ulrich Fekl, and Virginijus Barzda

'Molecular Organization of Crystalline β-carotene in Carrots Determined with Polarization Dependent Second and Third Harmonic Generation Microscopy'

J. Phys. Chem. B  2014, 118, 3814-3822.

 

● Danielle Tokarz, Richard Cisek, Ulrich Fekl, and Virginijus Barzda

'The Molecular Second Hyperpolarizability of the Light-Harvesting Chlorophyll a/b Pigment-Protein Complex of Photosystem II'

J. Phys. Chem. B  2013, 177, 11069–11075.

 

● Margaret L. Scheuermann, Avery T. Luedtke, Susan K. Hanson, Ulrich Fekl, Werner Kaminsky, and Karen I. Goldberg

'Reactions of Five-Coordinate Platinum(IV) Complexes with Molecular Oxygen'

Organometallics 2013, 32, 4752–4758.

 

● Li Dang, Mohamed F. Shibl, Xinzheng Yang, Daniel J. Harrison, Aiman Alak, Alan J. Lough, Ulrich Fekl, Edward N. Brothers, and Michael B. Hall

'Apparent Anti-Woodward-Hoffmann Addition to a Nickel Bis(dithiolene) Complex: The Reaction Mechanism Involves Reduced, Dimetallic Intermediates'

Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 3711–3723.

 

● Danielle Tokarz, Richard Cisek, Nicole Prent, Ulrich Fekl, and Virginijus Barzda


'Measuring Molecular Second Hyperpolarizability in Absorptive Solution by the Third Harmonic Generation Ratio Technique', Analyt. Chim. Acta  2012, 755, 86–92.

 

● Danielle Tokarz, Richard Cisek, Martyna Garbaczewska, Daaf Sandkuijl, Xinping Qiu, Bryan Stewart, Joel D. Levine, Ulrich Fekl, and Virginijus Barzda


'Carotenoid based bio-compatible labels for third harmonic generation microscopy'

PCCP 2012, 14, 10653–10661.


● Neilson Nguyen, Alan J. Lough, and Ulrich Fekl

'Rapid, Covalent Addition of Phosphine to Dithiolene in a Molybdenum Tris(dithiolene). A New Structural Model for Dimethyl Sulfoxide Reductase'

Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 6446–6448.

 

● Li Dang, Mohamed F. Shibl, Xinzheng Yang, Aiman Alak, Daniel J. Harrison, Ulrich Fekl, Edward N. Brothers, and Michael B. Hall

'The Mechanism of Alkene Addition to a Nickel Bis(dithiolene) Complex: The Role of the Reduced Metal Complex'

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 4481–4484.

 

● Ulrich Fekl, Biprajit Sarkar, Wolfgang Kaim, Marco Zimmer-De Iuliis, and Neilson Nguyen

'Tuning of the Spin Distribution between Ligand- and Metal-Based Spin: Electron Paramagnetic Resonance of Mixed-Ligand Molybdenum Tris(dithiolene) Complex Anions'

Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 8685–8687.

 

● Margaret L. Scheuermann, Ulrich Fekl, Werner Kaminsky, and Karen I. Goldberg

'Metal-Ligand Cooperativity in O2 Activation: Observation of a “Pt-O-O-C” Peroxo Intermediate'

Organometallics 2010, 29, 4749-4751.

 

 ● Neilson Nguyen, Daniel J. Harrison, Alan J. Lough, Antonio G. De Crisci, and Ulrich Fekl

‘Molybdenum Dithiolene Complexes as Structural Models for the Active Sites of Molybdenum(IV) Sulfide Hydrodesulfurization Catalysts’ 

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 3577-3585.

 

● Antonio G. De Crisci, Gordon K. Hamer, and Ulrich Fekl

‘The First Aryldiazenido Complex of Platinum(IV): An NMR-Study on the Addition of Aryldiazonium to Platinum(II)’

J. Coord. Chem. 2010, 63, 2928-2938.

  (R. van Eldik Special Issue)

This article has been selected by the editor (Jim Atwood) to be one of the featured articles.

 

● Antonio G. De Crisci, Vincent T. Annibale, Gordon K. Hamer, Alan J. Lough, and Ulrich Fekl

‘Characterization of a Rhodium-Sparteine Complex, [((―)-sparteine)Rh(η4-COD)]+: Crystal Structure and DNMR/DFT Studies on Ligand-Rotation Dynamics’

Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 2888-2902.
 

● Daniel J. Harrison, and Ulrich Fekl

‘Catalytic Production of Sulfur Heterocycles (Dihydrobenzodithiins): A New Application of Ligand-Based Alkene Reactivity’

Chem. Commun. 2009, 7572-7574.

 

● Mitchell J. Kerr, Daniel J. Harrison, Alan J. Lough, and Ulrich Fekl

‘Ligand-based Reactivity of a Platinum Bisdithiolene: Double Diene Addition Yields a New C2-Chiral Chelate Ligand’

Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 9043-9045.

This work has been selected for the Inorganic Chemistry front cover (volume 48, issue 19)!

 

● Stephanie Hosking, Alan J. Lough, and Ulrich Fekl

‘Tetraphenylarsonium cis-bis[1,2-bis(trifluoromethyl)ethylene-1,2-dithiolato]-platinate(II)’

Acta Cryst. 2009, E65, m759-m760.                        - Open Access -

 

● Joel A. Tang, Elzbieta Kogut, Danielle Norton, Alan J. Lough, Bruce R. McGarvey, Ulrich Fekl, and Robert W. Schurko

‘Impact of Reduction on the Properties of Metal Bisdithiolenes: Multinuclear Solid-State NMR and Structural Studies on Pt(tfd)2 and its Reduced Forms’

J. Phys. Chem. 2009, B113, 3298-3313.

   

● Antonio G. De Crisci, Jesse Kleingardner, Alan J. Lough, Anna Larsen, and Ulrich Fekl

‘A Weakly Coordinating Anion as a Tripodal ‘Br3’-Ligand for Platinum(IV): Structure of [(closo-CB11H6Br6)PtMe3]’

 Can. J. Chem. 2009, 87, 95-102.           

(Puddephatt Special Issue)
  

●  Daniel J. Harrison, Antonio G. De Crisci, Alan J. Lough,  Mitchell J. Kerr, and Ulrich Fekl

‘Nickel Dithiolene Chelate Rings in a New Role as η5-Coordinating Ligands: Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Redox Reactivity of an ‘Fe2Ni’  Bis-double-decker’

 Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 10199-10201.

 

● Antonio G. De Crisci, Alan J. Lough, Kanwarpal Multani, and Ulrich Fekl

‘9,10-Dihydroplatinaanthracenes with Aromatic Diimine Ligands: Syntheses and Spectroscopic and Computational Studies of New Luminescent Materials’

Organometallics 2008, 27, 1765-1779.

 

● Daniel J. Harrison, Alan J. Lough, Neilson Nguyen, and Ulrich Fekl

 ‘Push-Pull Molybdenum Trisdithiolenes Allow Rapid Nonconventional Binding of Ethylene at Sulfur Atoms’

 Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 7644-7647.

 

● Vicki Hsieh, Antonio G. De Crisci, Alan J. Lough, and Ulrich Fekl

‘Lewis-Acidity of Trimethylplatinum(IV) with Labile Oxygen-Donor Ligands’

Organometallics 2007, 26, 938-944.

 

● Elzbieta Kogut, Joel A. Tang, Alan J. Lough, Cory M. Widdifield, Robert W. Schurko, and Ulrich Fekl

 ‘Neutral High-Potential Nickel Triad Bisdithiolenes: Structure and Solid-State NMR Properties of Pt[S2C2(CF3)2]2

Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 8850-8852.

 

● Daniel J. Harrison, Neilson Nguyen, Alan J. Lough, and Ulrich Fekl   

‘New Insight into Reactions of Ni(S2C2(CF3)2)2 with Simple Alkenes: Alkene Adduct versus Dihydrodithiin Selectivity is Controlled by [Ni(S2C2(CF3)2)2]- Anion’

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 11026-11027.

 

● Andreas Hofmann, Rui Ren, Alan Lough, and Ulrich Fekl

‘Highly substituted cyclohexanes: strong proximity effects influence synthetic access to 1,3,5-tris(bromomethyl)-1,3,5-trialkylcyclohexanes (alkyl = methyl, n-propyl)’,

Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 2607-2610.

 

● Jennifer L. Look, Ulrich Fekl, and Karen I. Goldberg

‘Mechanisms of Reactions Related to Selective Alkane Oxidation by Pt Complexes’

 ACS Symposium Series 2004, 885, 283-302. 

 

● Ulrich Fekl, Werner Kaminsky, and Karen I. Goldberg

 ‘β-Diiminate Platinum Complexes for Alkane Dehydrogenation’

 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 15286-15287.

 

● Ulrich Fekl and Karen I. Goldberg

 ‘Homogeneous Hydrocarbon C-H Bond Activation and Functionalization with Platinum’

 Adv. Inorg. Chem. 2003, 54, 259-320. (Review Article)

 

● Ulrich Fekl and Karen I. Goldberg

 ‘Five-Coordinate Platinum(IV) Complex as a Precursor to a Novel Pt(II) Olefin Hydride Complex for Alkane Activation’

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 6804-6805.

 

● Ulrich Fekl, Werner Kaminsky, and Karen I. Goldberg

 ‘A Stable Five-Coordinate Platinum(IV) Alkyl Complex’

 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 6423-6424.

 

● Ulrich Fekl, Rudi van Eldik, Chris Richardson, and Ward T. Robinson

 ‘Bowl-Shaped and Highly Inert Bis(µ-hydroxo)-platinum(II) Dimer’

 Inorg. Chem. 2001, 40,  3247-3251.

 

● Ulrich Fekl, Rudi van Eldik, Scott Lovell, and Karen I. Goldberg

 ‘Effects of Trifluoromethyl Substituents in a Tris(pyrazolyl)borate Ligand: A Structural and Spectroscopic Study of Analogous Platinum(IV) Trimethyl Complexes’

Organometallics 2000, 19, 3535-3542.

 

●  Ulrich Fekl, Achim Zahl, and Rudi van Eldik

 ‘Detailed Mechanistic Information on Methane Elimination from a Methyl(hydrido)platinum(IV) Complex. Relevance for the Mechanism of Methane Activation'

Organometallics 1999, 18, 4156-4164.

 

 ●  Ulrich Fekl and Rudi van Eldik

‘Specific Chelate Tuning of the Substitution Kinetics of Platinum(II) Complexes in Aqueous Solution’

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 1998, 389-396.