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Hydration in molecular crystals: A Cambridge structural database analysis
The Cambridge Structural Database has been used to investigate the detailed environment of water molecules, hydrogen bonded to oxygen and nitrogen atoms, within molecular crystal hydrates. EightExpand
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Diphosphine Complexes of Nickel(II) Are Efficient Catalysts for the Polymerization and Oligomerization of Ethylene: Steric Activation and Ligand Backbone Effects
Nickel(II) complexes of ligands of the type Ar2PCH2PAr2 and 1,2-Ar2PC6H4PAr2 (Ar = ortho-substituted phenyl) are active catalysts for polymerization and oligomerization of ethylene.
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The nucleation of inosine: the impact of solution chemistry on the appearance of polymorphic and hydrated crystal forms.
This contribution concerns the issue of crystal nucleation in the polymorphic and hydrate forming system inosine-water. A combination of computational and experimental tools have been used to exploreExpand
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Homologous families of chloride-rich 4,4′-bipyridinium salt structures
New layer and three-dimensional 4,4′-bipyridinium salts of Cl−, [MCl6]2− (M = Os, Pt) and [FeCl5]2− contain NH⋯(Cl)2⋯HN interactions which form hydrogen bonded ribbons which in turn give one-,Expand
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Organic–inorganic hybrid solids: control of perhalometallate solid state structures
MX⋯HN+ hydrogen bond synthons have been exploited in preparation of crystalline salts [4,4′-H2bipy][MX4] [X = Cl, M = Pd, Pt, Co, Zn, Hg, Mn, Cd and Pb; X = Br, M = Pd, Co, Zn and Mn]. In these saltsExpand
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Solid state dehydration processes: mechanism of water loss from crystalline inosine dihydrate.
The solid state dehydration of inosine dihydrate has been investigated using powder X-ray diffraction, differential scanning calorimetry, thermal gravimetric analysis, dynamic vapor sorption, hotExpand
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Steric activation of chelate catalysts: efficient polyketone catalysts based on four-membered palladium(II) diphosphine chelates
Palladium(II) complexes of ligands of the type Ar2PCH2- PAr2 and Ar2PN(Me)PAr2 (Ar = ortho-substituted phenyl group) are very efficient catalysts for copolymerisation of CO and C2H4.
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Synthetic crystallography: synthon mimicry and tecton elaboration in metallate anion salts
The use of molecular tectons (building blocks) able to form cyano-based hydrogen bonded synthons (NH⋯NC) to synthesise a diverse range of crystal structures is described. Square planar dianionicExpand
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Biarylphosphonites: a class of monodentate phosphorus(III) ligands that outperform their chelating analogues in asymmetric hydrogenation catalysis
Rhodium(I) complexes of monodentate phosphonites derived from 2,2′-binaphthol and 9,9′-biphenanthrol are compared with diphosphonite chelate analogues as catalysts for asymmetric hydrogenation;Expand
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Cation-controlled formation of [{MCl4}n]2n– chains in [4,4′-H2bipy][MCl4] (M = Mn, Cd): an alternative to the A2MCl4 layer perovskite structure†
The cis-MCl2‥HN+ chelated hydrogen bond synthon has been exploited in preparation of crystalline [4,4′- H2bipy][MCl4] (M = Mn 2 and Cd 3), which shows a one-dimensional substructure of the formExpand
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