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2021

58) K. M. Paskaruk, B. E. Cowie, D. J. H. Emslie, Coordination Chemistry of Lewis Acidic Ligands, Comprehensive Coordination Chemistry III, Eds. E. C. Constable, G. Parkin, L. Que Jr., Vol. 1, Elsevier, 2021; pp 717–805. DOI. PDF (password protected).

2021 CCC III Book _ 20percent

57) J. Price, D. J. H. Emslie,* Reactions of manganese silyl dihydride complexes with CO2, Polyhedron, 2021, 206, 115326. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI // Supporting Information PDF.

* Invited paper for a special issue entitled "Manganese: A Tribute to Chemical Diversity".

2021 PH TOC

2020

56) J. Price, D. J. H. Emslie,* J. F. Britten, Reactions of Manganese Silyl and Silylene Complexes with CO2 and C(NiPr)2: Synthesis of Mn(I) Formate and Amidinylsilyl Complexes, Organometallics, 2020, 39, 4618-4628. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI // Supporting Information PDF.

TOC Graphic

55) J. S. Price, D. M. DeJordy, D. J. H. Emslie,* J. F. Britten, Reactions of [(dmpe)2MnH(C2H4)]: Synthesis and characterization of manganese(I) borohydride and hydride complexes,
Dalton Trans., 2020, 49, 9983-9994. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI // Supporting Info PDF

* Awarded the back cover of the journal issue.

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2019

54) J. S. Price, D. J. H. Emslie,* J. F. Britten, Interconversion and Reactivity of Manganese Silyl, Silylene, and Silene Complexes, Chem. Sci., 2019, 10, 10853-10869. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI // Supporting Info PDF

* Selected as a 2019 HOT Chemical Science Article.

* Awarded the back cover of the journal issue.

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53) A. Vasanthakumar, D. J. H. Emslie,* J. F. Britten, Alkyl Yttrium Complexes of Doubly Cyclometallated Xanthene- and Naphthalene-Backbone Bis(phosphinimine) Ligands, J. Organomet. Chem., 2019, 903, 120980 (7 pages). DOI or MacLibaccessDOI // Supporting Information PDF.

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52) J. S. Price, D. J. H. Emslie,* B. Berno, Manganese Silyl Dihydride Complexes: A Spectroscopic, Crystallographic and Computational Study of Nonclassical Silicate and Hydrosilane Hydride Isomers, Organometallics, 2019, 38, 2347-2362. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI // Supporting Information PDF.

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2018

51) D. J. H. Emslie,* Actinides: Amido Complexes, Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry, 'The Heaviest Metals: Science and Technology of the Actinides and Beyond’, 2018. DOI. (PDF: password protected)

51 Encyclopedia of Inorg and Bioinorg Chem

50) J. S. Price, D. J. H. Emslie,* I. Vargas-Baca, J. F. Britten, [(dmpe)2MnH(C2H4)] as a Source of a Low-Coordinate Ethyl Manganese(I) Species: Reactions with Primary Silanes, H2, and Isonitriles, Organometallics, 2018, 37, 3010-3027. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information.

49) N. R. Andreychuk, T. Dickie, D. J. H. Emslie,* H.A. Jenkins, Thorium(IV) Alkyl and Allyl Complexes of a Rigid NON-Donor Pincer Ligand with Flanking 1-Adamantyl Substituents, Dalton Transactions, 2018, 47, 4866-4876. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information.

48) B. E. Cowie, D. J. H. Emslie,* Reactivity of a Borane Appended 1,1'-Bisphosphinoferrocene Ligand: Transition Metal and Lewis Acid Coordination, Cyclopentadienyl Ring Borylation, and Boronium Cation Generation, Organometallics, 2018, 37, 1007-1016. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

47) B. E. Cowie, D. J. H. Emslie,* M–H–BR3 and M–Br–BR3 Interactions in Rhodium and Nickel Complexes of an Ambiphilic Phosphine-Thioether-Borane Ligand, Can. J. Chem., 2018, 96(5), 484-491. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

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46) N. R. Andreychuk, D. J. H. Emslie,* H. A. Jenkins, and J. F. Britten,Cyclometallation Following Coordination of Anionic and Neutral Lewis Bases to a Uranium(IV) Dialkyl Complex, J. Organomet. Chem., 2018, 857, 16-24. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

* Invited paper for a special issue on "Organometallic Lanthanide and Actinide Complexes" dedicated to Prof. William J. Evans on the occasion of his 70th birthday.

Evans JOMC

2017

45) K. S. A. Motolko, J. S. Price, D. J. H. Emslie,* H. A. Jenkins, and J. F. Britten,Zirconium Complexes of a Rigid, Dianionic Pincer Ligand: Alkyl Cations, Arene Coordination, and Ethylene Polymerization, Organometallics, 2017, 36, 3084-3093. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

Zr cations

44) K. S. A. Motolko, D. J. H. Emslie,* H. A. Jenkins, J. F. Britten, Potassium and Yttrium Complexes of a Rigid Bis‑Phosphido POP-Donor Ligand,
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2017, 2920-2927. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

POP Y

43) K. S. A. Motolko, D. J. H. Emslie,* J. F. Britten, Rigid NON-Donor Pincer Ligand Complexes of Lutetium and Lanthanum: Synthesis and Hydroamination Catalysis,
RSC Adv., 2017, 7, 27938-27945. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

LuLa

42) J. S. Price, D. J. H. Emslie,* J. F. Britten, Manganese Silylene Hydride Complexes: Synthesis and Reactivity with Ethylene to afford Silene Hydride Complexes, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 6223-6227. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supp. Information // Pre-Publication File

* Invited paper for a special issue celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Society for Chemistry.

* Selected as a Very Important Paper (VIP).

* Awarded the front cover for the issue. See: DOI or MacLibaccessDOI

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41) K. S. A. Motolko, D. J. H. Emslie,* H. A. Jenkins, Yttrium and Aluminum Alkyl Complexes of a Rigid Bis-Anilido NON-Donor Ligand: Synthesis and Hydroamination Catalysis, Organometallics, 2017, 36, 1601-1608. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

Kelly 1

2016

40) J. S. Price, P. Chadha, D. J. H. Emslie,* Base-Free and Bisphosphine Ligand Dialkylmanganese(II) Complexes as Precursors for Manganese Metal Deposition,
Organometallics, 2016, 35, 168-180. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

RhFp CNR

2015

39) B. E. Cowie and D. J. H. Emslie* Nickel and Palladium Complexes of Ferrocene-Backbone Bisphosphine-Borane and Trisphosphine Ligands,
Organometallics
, 2015, 34, 4093-4101. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

Pt

38) E. W. Y. Wong and D. J. H. Emslie* Cyclometalation and Coupling of a Rigid 4,5-Bis(imino)acridanide Pincer Ligand on Yttrium,
Dalton Trans.
, 2015, 44, 11601-11612. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI
. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

AIm2 Edwin TOC graphic 552 wide

37) B. E. Cowie and D. J. H. Emslie* Bis-Hydrocarbyl Platinum(II) Ambiphilic Ligand Complexes: Alkyl–Aryl Exchange Between Platinum and Boron,
Organometallics
, 2015, 34, 2737–2746. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI
. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

Pt

36) B. E. Cowie, F.-A. Tsao and D. J. H. Emslie* Synthesis and Platinum Complexes of an Alane-Appended 1,1'-Bis(phosphino)ferrocene Ligand,
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
, 2015, 54, 2165-2169. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI
. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

FcPPAl

2014

35) B. E. Cowie and D. J. H. Emslie* Platinum Complexes of a Borane-Appended Analogue of 1,1'-Bis(diphenylphosphino)ferrocene: Flexible Borane Coordination Modes and In-Situ Vinylborane Formation,
Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20, 16899-16912. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI
. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

* Invited paper for a special issue entitled “Recent Advances in Organo-f-Element Chemistry”.* Selected as a Very Important Paper (VIP).

* Awarded the front cover for the issue. See issue 51 in the cover gallery at: DOI or MacLibaccessDOI

* The group was featured in an author profile: DOI or MacLibaccessDOI

* This paper was featured in a recent Angewandte Highlight by Didier Bourissou et al.: DOI or MacLibaccessDOI

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frontcoverDT2010

34) P. Chadha, D. J. H. Emslie,* H. A. Jenkins, Manganese(II) Alkyl / p-Allyl Complexes Resistant to Ligand Redistribution,
Organometallics, 2014, 33, 1467-1474. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

RhFp CNR

2013

33) B. E. Cowie and D. J. H. Emslie,* Bridging Rh–Fe Borataaminocarbyne Complexes Formed by Intramolecular Isonitrile–Borane Coordination,
Organometallics
, 2013, 32, 7297-7305. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

RhFp CNR

32) D. J. H. Emslie,* P. Chadha and J. S. Price, Metal ALD and pulsed-CVD: Fundamental reactions and links with solution chemistry,
Coord. Chem. Rev.
, 2013, 257, 3282-3296. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI // Pre-Publication File

* Invited Review for a Special Issue entitled "Chemical Vapor Deposition and Atomic Layer Deposition: Precursor Design and Application"

small PT ALD

31) N. R. Andreychuk, S. Ilango, B. Vidjayacoumar, D. J. H. Emslie,* H. A. Jenkins, Uranium(IV) Alkyl Complexes of a Rigid Dianionic NON-Donor Ligand: Synthesis and Quantitative Alkyl Exchange Reactions with Alkyllithium Reagents, Organometallics, 2013, 32, 1466−1474. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

* Invited paper for a special issue entitled “Recent Advances in Organo-f-Element Chemistry”.

UR2 paper

30) N. R. Andreychuk, D. J. H. Emslie,* Potassium–Alkane Interactions within a Rigid Hydrophobic Pocket,
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
, 2013, 52, 1696-1699. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

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2012

29) B. Vidjayacoumar, V. Ramalingam, D. J. H. Emslie,* J. M. Blackwell,§ and S. B. Clendenning,§ Solution Reactivity Studies for Identification of Promising New ALD and Pulsed‑CVD Reaction Chemistries, ECS Trans., 2013, 50 (13), 53-66. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI // Pre-Publication File

Cu 29

28) B. Vidjayacoumar, S. Ilango, M. J. Ray, T. Chu, K. B. Kolpin, N. R. Andreychuk, C. A. Cruz, D. J. H. Emslie,* H. A. Jenkins, J. F. Britten, Rigid NON‑ and NSN-Ligand Complexes of Tetravalent and Trivalent Uranium: Comparison of U–OAr2 and U–SAr2 Bonding, Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 8175-8189.
DOI
or MacLibaccessDOI
. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

* Invited paper for a special issue entitled “New Talent: the Americas”.

* This article was selected as a Dalton Transactions Hot Article was featured on the Dalton Transactions Blog.

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27) D. J. H. Emslie,* B. E. Cowie, S. R. Oakley, N. L. Huk, H. A. Jenkins, L. E. Harrington, J. F. Britten, A Study of M–X–BR3 (M = Pt, Pd or Rh; X = Cl or I) Interactions in Square Planar Ambiphilic Ligand Complexes: Structural, Spectroscopic, Electrochemical and Computational Comparisons with Borane-Free Analogues, Dalton Trans. 2012, 41 (12), 3523-3535. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

Pt X TXPB TXPH

26) D. J. H. Emslie,* B. E. Cowie, K. B. Kolpin, Acyclic Boron-Containing p-Ligand Complexes: h2- and h3-Coordination Modes, Dalton Trans. 2012, 41 (4), 1101-1117. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI (Invited Perspective) // Pre-Publication File

* Invited Review. Awarded the front cover for this issue of Dalton Trans.

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Dalton Persp Front Cover 2012 9percentSize


25)
C. A. Cruz, T. Chu, D. J. H. Emslie,* H. A. Jenkins, L. E. Harrington, J. F. Britten, Divergent reactivity of [(k3-L)ThCl2(dme)] with Grignard reagents: alkylation, ancillary ligand transfer to magnesium, and halide-exchange caught in the act, J. Organomet. Chem. 2010, 695, 2798-2803. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI // Pre-Publication File

* Invited paper for a special issue on Organo-f Element Chemistry in memory of Prof. Herbert Schumann.

24) B. Vidjayacoumar, D. J. H. Emslie,* J. M. Blackwell,* S. B. Clendenning§ and J. F. Britten, Solution Reactions of a Bis(pyrrolylaldiminate)copper(II) Complex
with Peralkyl Zinc, Aluminum, and Boron Reagents: Investigation of the Pathways Responsible for Copper Metal Deposition,
Chem. Mater.
, 2010, 22, 4854-4866. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

2nd Chem Mater NMR focus

23) B. Vidjayacoumar, D. J. H. Emslie,* S. B. Clendenning,*,§ J. M. Blackwell,§ J. F. Britten and A. Rheingold, Investigation of AlMe3, BEt3, and ZnEt2 as Co-Reagents for Low-Temperature Copper Metal ALD/Pulsed-CVD, Chem. Mater., 2010, 22, 4844-4853. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

1st Chem Mater ALD focus

22) C. A. Cruz, D. J. H. Emslie,* H. A. Jenkins, J. F. Britten, A thermally robust di-n-butyl thorium complex with an unstable dimethyl analogue,
Dalton Trans.
2010, 39, 6626-6628. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

* Invited paper for a themed issue: New horizons in organo-f-block chemistry.

Th Me nBu

21) K. B. Kolpin, D. J. H. Emslie,* h3-Vinylborane Complexes of Platinum and Nickel: Borataallyl- and Alkyl/Borataalkene-Like Coordination Modes,
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
2010, 49, 2716-2719. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

VBPh Angew

20) B. E. Cowie, D. J. H. Emslie,* H. A. Jenkins, J. F. Britten, Diversity of Metal-Ligand Interactions in Halide (X = I, Br, Cl, F) and Halide-Free Ambiphilic LIgand Rhodium Complexes, Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 4060-4072. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI // Pre-Publication File

Brad RhX TXPB

2008-2009

19) C. A. Cruz, D. J. H. Emslie,* C. M. Robertson, L. E. Harrington, H. A. Jenkins, J. F. Britten, Cationic Thorium Alkyl Complexes of Rigid NON- and NNN-Donor Ligands: p-Arene Coordination as a Persistent Structural Motif, Organometallics, 2009, 28, 1891-1899. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

Th cations full paper

18) D. J. H. Emslie,* L. E. Harrington, H. A. Jenkins, C. M. Robertson, J. F. Britten, Group 10 Transition Metal Complexes of an Ambiphilic PSB-Ligand: Investigations into h3(BCC)-Triarylborane Coordination, Organometallics 2008, 27, 5317-5325. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI // Pre-Publication File

eta3 BCC full paper

17) C. A. Cruz, D. J. H. Emslie,* L. E. Harrington, J. F. Britten, Single and Double Alkyl Abstraction from a Bis(anilido)xanthene Thorium(IV) Dibenzyl Complex: Isolation of an Organothorium Cation and a Thorium Dication, Organometallics, 2008, 27, 15-17.
DOI
or MacLibaccessDOI
. // Supporting Information // Pre-Publication File

Th dication comm

2006-2007

16) C. A. Cruz, D. J. H. Emslie,* L. E. Harrington, J. F. Britten, C. M. Robertson, Extremely Stable Thorium(IV) Dialkyl Complexes Supported by Rigid Tridentate 4,5-Bis(anilido)xanthene and 2,6-Bis(anilidomethyl)pyridine Ligands, Organometallics, 2007, 26, 692-701. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI // Pre-Publication File

Th dialkyls first paper

15) S. R. Oakley, K. D. Parker, D. J. H. Emslie,* I. Vargas-Baca, C. M. Robertson, L. E. Harrington, J. F. Britten, Synthesis of a Heterobimetallic
Rhodium-Iron Complex Containing an h3-Interaction Between Rhodium and the B-Cipso-Cortho Unit of a Triarylborane,
Organometallics
, 2006, 25, 5035-5038. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI
. // Supporting Information.

RhFp

14) D. J. H. Emslie,* J. M. Blackwell, J. F. Britten, L. E. Harrington, A Zwitterionic Palladium(II) h3-Boratoxypentadienyl Complex: Cooperative Activation of Dibenzylideneacetone between Palladium and a Phosphine/Thioether/Borane Ligand, Organometallics, 2006, 25, 2412-2414.
DOI or MacLibaccessDOI. // Supporting Information.

boratoxyallyl 1st paper

PDF Research (Piers Group)

13) C. A. Jaska, D. J. H. Emslie, M. J. D. Bosdet, W. E. Piers,* T. S. Sorensen, M. Parvez, Triphenylene Analogues with B2N2C2 Cores: Synthesis, Structure, Redox Behavior, and Photophysical Properties, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 10885-10896. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI

12) D. J. H. Emslie, W. E. Piers,* M. Parvez, 2,2'-Diborabiphenyl; A Lewis Acid Analogue of 2,2'-Bipyridine,
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
, 2003, 42, 1251-1255. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI

11) D. J. H. Emslie, W. E. Piers,* M. Parvez, Synthesis and thermal reactivity of organoscandium and yttrium complexes of sterically less bulky salicylaldiminato ligands, Dalton Trans., 2003, 2615-2620. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI

10) P. G. Hayes, G. C. Welch, D. J. H. Emslie, C. L. Noack, W. E. Piers,* M. Parvez, A New Chelating Anilido-Imine Donor Related to b-Diketiminato Ligands for Stabilization of Organoyttrium Cations, Organometallics, 2003, 22, 1577-1579. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI

9) W. E. Piers, D. J. H. Emslie, Non-cyclopentadienyl ancillaries in organogroup 3 metal chemistry: a fine balance in ligand design,
Coord. Chem. Rev.
, 2002, 233-234, 131
-155. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI

8) D. J. H. Emslie, W. E. Piers,* R. MacDonald, Organo-scandium and yttrium complexes supported by a salicylaldiminato ligand,
J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 2002, 293-294. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI

7) D. J. H. Emslie, W. E. Piers,* M. Parvez, R. MacDonald, Organometallic complexes of scandium and yttrium supported by a bulky salicylaldimine ligand, Organometallics, 2002, 21, 4226-4240. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI

PhD Research (Connelly Group; authors in alphabetical order)

6) W. E. Geiger,* N. C. Ohrenberg, B. Yeomans, N. G. Connelly,* D. J. H. Emslie, Reversible Sequence of Intramolecular Associative and Dissociative
Electron-Transfer Reactions in Hydrotris(Pyrazolylborate) Complexes of Rhodium, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 8680-8688. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI

5) C. J. Adams, N. G. Connelly,* D. J. H. Emslie, O. D. Hayward, T. Manson, A. G. Orpen, P. H. Rieger,* The substitution chemistry of the
tris(3,5-dimethylpyrazolyl)methanerhodium complex [Rh(CO)2{HC(pz')3}]+, Dalton Trans., 2003, 2835-2845. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI

4) N. G. Connelly,* D. J. H. Emslie, P. Klangsinsirikul, P. H. Rieger,* Analysis of EPR Spectra with Very Large Quadrupole Couplings,
J. Phys. Chem. A
, 2002, 106, 12214-12220. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI

3) N. G. Connelly,* D. J. H. Emslie, O. D. Hayward, A. G. Orpen, M. J. Quayle, Redox-active catecholate complexes of rhodium hydrotris(pyrazoly)borates,
Dalton Trans.
, 2001, 875-880. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI

2) N. G. Connelly,* D. J. H. Emslie, W. E. Geiger,* O. D. Hayward, E. B. Linehan, A. G. Orpen, M. J. Quayle, P. H. Rieger,* Redox-induced k2-k3
isomerisation in rhodium hydrotris(pyrazoly)boratorhodium complexes: structure and ESR spectroscopy of stabilised rhodium(II) species,
Dalton Trans.
, 2001, 670-683. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI

1) N. G. Connelly,* D. J. H. Emslie, B. Metz, A.G. Orpen, M. J. Quayle, Redox-induced k2-k3 isomerisation in rhodium hydrotris(3,5-dimethylpyrazoly)borate chemistry: the stabilisation of square pyramidal rhodium(II), Chem. Commun., 1996, 2289-2290. DOI or MacLibaccessDOI

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