Archive for February, 2018

Register now for the Silicon Nanoparticles workshop!

Registration is now open for the Silicon Nanoparticles workshop in Bertinoro, Italy, 1-3 October 2018. Visit the website for more details. 

 

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Register Now for the 7th EuCheMS Conference on Nitrogen Ligands!

 

Registration is now open for this year’s EuCheMS conference on nitrogen ligands – being held in Lisbon, September 4th – 7th. Find out more, with details for registration and abstract submission, at the website:

 

http://n-ligands2018.com/

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Read our most cited articles on Organometallic Chemistry from 2017!

The study of organometallic compounds continues to push the boundaries of coordination chemistry, exploring the bonding and electronic structures of metals in unusual oxidation states, developing new ligands with unique binding motifs, and offering insights into related fields such as catalysis, bioinorganic, and single molecule magnetism. Here are some of the highest cited papers on organometallic chemistry from Dalton Transactions in 2017.

 

Most Cited Articles:

This original research is off to a great start, as some of our most cited work these papers and communications are already being recognized by the organometallic chemistry community.

 

Palladacycles of sulfated and selenated Schiff bases of ferrocene-carboxaldehyde as catalysts for O-arylation and Suzuki–Miyaura coupling

Alpesh K. Sharma, Hemant Joshi, Renu Bhaskar, Satyendra Kumara and Ajai K. Singh

Dalton Trans., 2017,46, 2485-2496 

DOI: 10.1039/C7DT00083A

 

Palladacycles of Schiff-bases having a ferrocene core catalyze O-arylation of ArBr and Suzuki–Miyaura coupling of ArBr/Cl with a yield up to 93%.

 

 

Bifunctional colorimetric chemosensing of fluoride and cyanide ions by nickel-POCOP pincer receptors

María K. Salomón-Flores, Iván J. Bazany-Rodríguez, Diego Martínez-Otero, Marco A. García-Eleno, Jorge J. Guerra-García, David Morales-Morales and Alejandro Dorazco-González

Dalton Trans., 2017,46, 4950-4959

DOI: 10.1039/C6DT04897H

 

Ni(II)-POCOP pincer complexes [NiCl{C6H2-4-OH-2,6-(OPR2)2}] (R = Ph (1), tBu (2), iPr (3)) were studied as bifunctional molecular sensors for inorganic anions.

 

   

 

Unsymmetrical NCN-pincer mononuclear and dinuclear nickel(II) complexes of N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC): synthesis, structure and catalysis for Suzuki–Miyaura cross-coupling

Shaojin Gu, Jiehao Du, Jingjing Huang, Yun Guo, Ling Yang, Weilin Xu and Wanzhi Chen

Dalton Trans., 2017,46, 586-594

DOI: 10.1039/C6DT03944H

 

Both two rare [(NHC)2Ni2-OH] type complexes and pincer-type [(NCNHCN)Ni-Cl] complexes were synthesized using the same synthetic methodology by slight modulation of the N-substituents on the N-heterocyclic carbene ring.

   

 

Most Cited Reviews:

These Frontier and Perspective articles are receiving a lot of attention online, reviewing the advances and trends that are making waves in the organometallic chemistry community.

 

A unified ligand electronic parameter based on 13C NMR spectroscopy of N-heterocyclic carbene complexes

Qiaoqiao Teng and Han Vinh Huynh

 

   Dalton Trans., 2017,46, 614-627

DOI: 10.1039/C6DT04222H

 

The donor strengths of various mono- and bidentate ligands can be easily compared on a unified 13C NMR spectroscopic scale.

 

Alkynyl-protected gold and gold–silver nanoclusters

Zhen Lei, Xian-Kai Wan, Shang-Fu Yuan, Jia-Qi Wanga and Quan-Ming Wang

 

   Dalton Trans., 2017,46, 628-631 

DOI: 10.1039/C6DT03687B

 

The latest advances involving the use of copper(I)–NHC complexes as NHC transfer agents are described.

 

Synthesis of vanadium–alkylidene complexes and their use as catalysts for ring opening metathesis polymerization

Kotohiro Nomura and Xiaohua Hou

 

  Dalton Trans., 2017,46, 12-24

DOI: 10.1039/C6DT03757G

 

Synthesis of vanadium–alkylidene complexes and some reactions have been reviewed; highly active, thermally robust, cis specific ROMP of cyclic olefins has been attained by ligand modification in (imido)vanadium(V)–alkylidene catalysts.

 

Submit your research or reviews on Organometallic Chemistry to Dalton Transactions – see our author guidelines for information on our article types or find out more about the advantages of publishing in a Royal Society of Chemistry journal.

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Read our most cited articles on coordination chemistry from 2017!

Coordination Chemistry is one of the cornerstones of inorganic chemistry. Novel combinations of metals and ligands can reveal interesting features of both, and result in complexes with new reactivity and magnetic or spectroscopic properties. Here are some of the highest cited papers on coordination chemistry from Dalton Transactions in 2017.

 

Most Cited Articles:

This original research is off to a great start, as some of our most cited work these papers and communications are already being recognized by the coordination chemistry community.

 

A multi-responsive luminescent sensor for organic small-molecule pollutants and metal ions based on a 4d–4f metal–organic framework

Huili Ma, Lu Wang, Jinghuo Chen, Xuejing Zhang, Liang Wang, Na Xu, Guangming Yang and Peng Cheng

Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 3526-3534

DOI: 10.1039/C7DT00159B

 

A multi-responsive luminescent sensor for organic small-molecule pollutants and metal ions based on a metal–organic framework is reported.

 

 

3D oxalato-bridged lanthanide(III) MOFs with magnetocaloric, magnetic and photoluminescence properties

Muhammad Nadeem Akhtar, Yan-Cong Chen, Murad A. AlDamen and Ming-Liang Tong

Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 116-124

DOI: 10.1039/C6DT03843C

 

Four isostructural 3D lanthanide(III) metal–organic frameworks with the general formula (H6edte)0.5[LnIII(ox)2(H2O)] (Ln = Gd (1), Tb (2), Dy (3) and Ho (4); H4edte = N,N,N′,N′-tetrakis(2-hydroxyethyl)ethylenediamine) and ox = oxalate have been synthesized from oxalate.

   

 

Transitions of two magnetic interaction states in dinuclear Dy(III) complexes via subtle structural variations

Kun Zhang, Dan Liu, Veacheslav Vieru, Lei Hou, Bin Cui, Fu-Sheng Guo, Liviu F. Chibotaru and Yao-Yu Wang

Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 638-642

DOI: 10.1039/C6DT04490E

 

Herein we explored the transitions of two magnetic interaction states (antiferromagnetic or ferromagnetic) upon structural variations in two dinuclear Dy(III) complexes.

 

 

Most Cited Reviews:

These Frontier and Perspective articles are receiving a lot of attention online, reviewing the advances and trends that are making waves in the coordination chemistry community.

 

Actinide ion extraction using room temperature ionic liquids: opportunities and challenges for nuclear fuel cycle applications

Prasanta Kumar Mohapatra

 

  Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 1730-1747

DOI: 10.1039/C6DT04898F

 

Studies on the extraction of actinide ions from radioactive wastes have great relevance in nuclear fuel cycle activities, mainly in the back end processes focused on reprocessing and waste management.

 

Alkynyl-protected gold and gold–silver nanoclusters

Zhen Lei, Xian-Kai Wan, Shang-Fu Yuan, Jia-Qi Wanga and Quan-Ming Wang

 

  Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 3427-3434

DOI: 10.1039/C6DT04763G

 

Alkynyl-protected coinage metal nanoclusters show new structural features and have interesting luminescence properties and catalytic behavior.

 

 

Hydroxo-bridged diiron(III) and dimanganese(III) bisporphyrins: modulation of metal spins by counter anions

Firoz Shah Tuglak Khan, Tapas Guchhait, Sujit Sasmal and Sankar Prasad Rath

 

   

Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 1012-1037

DOI: 10.1039/C6DT03829H

 

A brief account has been presented on how the inter-heme interactions in μ-hydroxo diiron(III) bisporphyrins and counter anions can induce significant change in the structure and properties including the iron spin state without affecting the overall topology.

 

 

Submit your research or reviews on Coordination Chemistry to Dalton Transactions – see our author guidelines for information on our article types or find out more about the advantages of publishing in a Royal Society of Chemistry journal.

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