Publications


26. Hanf, S.; Colebatch, A. L.; Stehr, P.; García-Rodríguez, R.; Hey-Hawkins, E.; Wright, D. S. An Experimental and Theoretical Study of the Coordination and Donor Properties of Tris-2-pyridyl-phosphine Ligands. Dalton Transactions, 2020, 49, 5312 – 5322.

25. Yang., E. S.; Plajer, A. J.; García-Romero, Á.; Bond, A. D.; Ronson, T. K.; Álvarez, C. M.; García-Rodríguez, R;* Colebatch, A. L.;* Wright, D. S.* A Tris(3‐pyridyl)stannane as a Building Block for Heterobimetallic Coordination Polymers and Supramolecular Cages. Chemistry – A European Journal, 2019, 25 (61), 14003 – 14009.

24. Colebatch, A. L.;* Weller, A. S.* Amine–Borane Dehydropolymerization: Challenges and Opportunities. Chemistry – A European Journal, 2019, 25 (6), 1379 – 1390. (Invited contribution)

23. Spearing-Ewyn, E. A. K.; Beattie, N. A.; Colebatch, A. L.; Martinez-Martinez, A. J.; Docker, A.; Boyd, T. M.; Baillie, G.; Reed, R.; Macgregor, S. A.; Weller, A. S. The Role of Neutral Rh(PONOP)H, Free NMe2H, Boronium and Ammonium Salts in the Dehydrocoupling of Dimethylamine-borane Using the Cationic Pincer [Rh(PONOP)(η2-H2)]+ Catalyst. Dalton Transactions, 2019, 48, 14724 – 14736.

22. Colebatch, A. L.; Frogley, B. J.; Hill, A. F. Phosphaisonitrile Umpolung – Synthesis and Reactivity of Chloro Aminophosphino Carbynes. Dalton Transactions, 2019, 48, 10628 – 10641.

21.  Plajer, A. J.; Kopf, S.; Colebatch, A. L.; Bond, A. D.; Wright, D. S.; García-Rodríguez, R. Deprotonation, Insertion and Isomerisation in the Post-functionalisation of Tris-pyridyl Aluminates. Dalton Transactions, 2019, 48, 5692 – 5697.

20. Turner, J.; Chilton, N. F.; Kumar, A.; Colebatch, A. L.; Whittell, G. R.; Sparkes, H. A.; Weller, A. S.; Manners, I. Iron Precatalysts with Bulky Tri(tert‐butyl)cyclopentadienyl Ligands for the Dehydrocoupling of Dimethylamine‐Borane. Chemistry – A European Journal, 2018, 24 (53), 14127 – 14136. (Hot Paper)

19. Plajer, A. J.; Colebatch, A. L.; Rizzuto, F. J.; Pröhm, P.; Bond, A. D.; García‐Rodríguez, R.; Wright, D. S. How Changing the Bridgehead Can Affect the Properties of Tripodal Ligands. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2018, 57 (22), 6648 – 6652.

18. Colebatch, A. L.; Hawkey Gilder, B. W.; Whittell, G. R.; Oldroyd, N. L.; Manners, I.; Weller, A. S. A General, Rhodium‐Catalyzed, Synthesis of Deuterated Boranes and N‐Methyl Polyaminoboranes. Chemistry – A European Journal, 2018, 24 (21), 5450 – 5455. (Hot Paper)

17. Hirano, M; Kobayashi, H.; Ueda, T.; Hiroi, Y.; Abe, R.; Komine, N.; Colebatch, A. L.; Bennett, M. A. In situ Generation of Ru(0) Species having a Cyclic Diene Ligand for Catalytic Cross-Dimerization of a Conjugated Diene with Substituted Alkenes. Organometallics, 2018, 37 (7), 1092 – 1102.

16. Adams, G. M.; Colebatch, A. L.; Skornia, J. T.; McKay, A. I.; Johnson, H. C.; Lloyd-Jones, G. C.; Macgregor, S. A.; Beattie, N. A.; Weller, A. S. The Dehydropolymerization of H3B·NMeH2 to form Polyaminoboranes using [Rh(Xantphos-alkyl)] Catalysts. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2018, 140 (4), 1481 – 1495.

15. Plajer, A. J.; Colebatch, A. L.; Enders, M.; Bond, A. D.; García-Rodríguez, R.; Wright, D. S. The Coordination Chemistry of the Neutral Tris-2-pyridyl Silicon Ligand [PhSi(6-Me-2-py)3]. Dalton Transactions, 2018, 47, 7036 – 7043.

14. Colebatch, A. L.; McKay, A. I.; Beattie, N. A.; Macgregor, S. A.; Weller, A. S. Fluoroarene Complexes with Small Bite Angle Bisphosphines: Routes to Amine−Borane and Aminoborylene Complexes. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2017, 38 – 39, 4533 – 4540. (Invited contribution to the cluster issue Boron Chemistry – A Rapidly Expanding Research Field)

13. Pécharman, A.-F.; Colebatch, A. L.; Hill, M. S.; McMullin, C. L.; Mahon, M. F.; Weetman, C. Easy Access to Nucleophilic Boron through Diborane to Magnesium Boryl Metathesis. Nature Communications, 2017, 8, 15022.

12. Anker, M. D.; Colebatch, A. L.; Iversen, K. J.; Wilson, D. J. D.; Dutton, J. L.; Garcia, L.; Hill, M. S.; Liptrot, D. J.; Mahon, M. F. Alane-Centred Ring Expansion of N-Heterocyclic Carbenes. Organometallics, 2017, 36 (6), 1173 – 1178.

11. Colebatch, A. L.; Hill, A. F. Coodination Chemistry of Phosphinocarbynes: Phosphorus vs Carbyne Site Selectivity. Dalton Transactions, 2017, 46 (13), 4355 – 4365.

10. Colebatch, A. L.; Han, Y.-S.; Hill, A. F.; Shang, R.; Sharma, M.; Ward, J. S. Rearrangement of Bis(alkylidynyl)phosphines to Phospha-acyls. Chemical Communications, 2017, 53 (11), 1832 – 1835.

8. Liptrot, D. J.; Arrowsmith, M.; Colebatch, A. L.; Hadlington, T. J.; Hill, M. S.; Kociok-Köhn, G.; Mahon, M. F. Beyond Dehydrocoupling: Group 2 Mediated Boron–Nitrogen Desilacoupling. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2015, 54 (50), 15280 – 15283.

7. Colebatch, A. L.; Hill, A. F.; Sharma, M. S. Synthesis and Reactivity of Phosphinocarbyne Complexes. Organometallics, 2015, 34 (11), 2165 – 2182.

6. Colebatch, A. L.; Hill, A. F. Secondary Phosphinocarbyne and Phosphaisonitrile Complexes. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2014, 136 (50), 17442 – 17445. (Featured in Chemistry In Australia)

5. Cade, I. A.; Colebatch, A. L.; Hill, A. F.; Willis, A. C. Allenylphosphonium Complexes of Rhodium and Iridium. Organometallics, 2014, 33 (12), 3198 – 3204.

4. Colebatch, A. L.; Cade, I. A.; Hill, A. F.; Bhadbhade, M. M. η2-Allenyl- and η2-Alkynylphosphonium Complexes of Platinum. Organometallics, 2013, 32 (17), 4766 – 4774.

3. Colebatch, A. L.; Hill, A. F.; Shang, R.; Willis, A. C. Synthesis of a Thiocarbamoyl Alkylidyne Complex and Caveats Associated with the Use of [Mo(≡CLi)(CO)2(Tp*)] (Tp* = hydrotris(3,5-dimethylpyrazol-1-yl)borate). Organometallics, 2010, 29 (23), 6482 – 6487.

2. Colebatch, A. L.; Cordiner, R. L.; Hill, A. F.; Nguyen, K. T. H. D.; Shang, R.; Willis, A. C. A Bis-Carbyne (Ethanediylidyne) Complex via the Catalytic Demercuration of a Mercury Bis(carbido) Complex. Organometallics,2009, 28 (15), 4394 – 4399.

1. Hill, A. F.; Colebatch, A. L.; Cordiner, R. L.; Dewhurst, R. D.; McQueen, C. M. A.; Nguyen, K. T. H. D.; Shang, R.; Willis, A. C. The Odd Bit of Carbon. Comments on Inorganic Chemistry, 2010, 31 (3 – 4), 121 – 129. (Invited contribution to the issue Comments on the F. Gordon A. Stone Symposium)