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This list of publications below range from 1989 - Present. With the most recent publications being listed at the top, and oldest at the bottom.

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D. Lee, I. Singh, A.J. Veinot, M.D. Aloisio, J.T. Lomax, P.J. Ragogna and C. Crudden, “Mesoionic Carbene-based Self-Assembled Monolayers on Gold,” Chemical Science, 2024, 15, 2480-2485.

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T. Zhang, S.B. Khomane, I. Singh, C.M. Crudden, P.H. McBreen* "Functionalization of Metal-Supported Graphene by an N-Heterocyclic Carbene," 2022, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 126, 14430-14440.

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M. Nambo*, K. Ghosh, J.C.H. Yim, Y. Tahara, N. Inai, T. Yanai, C.M. Crudden*. "Desulfonylative Coupling of Alkylsulfones with gem-Difluoroalkenes by Visible-Light Photoredox Catalysis," 2022, ACS Catalysis, 12, 9526-9532.

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C.M. Crudden, "Gender Equity in Funding," 2022, Nature Reviews Chemistry, 6, 233-234.

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V.K. Kulkarni, B. Nourmohammadi Khiarak, S.Takano, S. Malola, E.L. Albright, T.I. Levchenko, M.D. Aloisio, C.-T. Dinh*, T. Tsukuda*, H. Häkkinen*, C.M. Crudden*, "NHC-Stabilized Hydrido Au24 Nanoclusters: Synthesis, Structure, and Electrocatalytic Reduction of CO2," 2022, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 144, 9000-9006. 

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R.W.Y Man, H. Yi, S. Malola, S. Takano, T. Tsukuda*, H. Häkkinen*, M. Nambo*, C.M. Crudden*, "Synthesis and Characterization of Enantiopure Chiral Bis NHC-Stabilized Edge-Shared Au10 Nanocluster with Unique Prolate Shape," 2022, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 144, 2056-2061.

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P. Lummis, K. Osten, T. Levchenko, M. Hazer, S. Malola, B. Owens-Baird, A.  Veinot, E. Albright, G. Schatte, S. Takano, K. Kovnir, K. Stamplecoskie*, T. Tsukuda*, H. Häkkinen*, M. Nambo*, and C.M. Crudden*,"NHC-Stabilized Au10 Nanoclusters and their Conversion to Au25 Nanoclusters," 2022, Journal of the American Chemical Society Au, 2, 875-885.

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M. Nambo*, Y. Maekawa, C. M. Crudden*, “Desulfonylative Transformations of Sulfones by Transition Metal Catalysis, Photocatalysis and Organocatalysis,” 2022, ACS Catalysis, 12, 3013-3032.

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E. Angove, F. Grillo, H. A. Früchtl, A. J. Veinot, I. Singh, J. H. Horton, C. M. Crudden, and C. J. Baddeley*, “Highly Ordered N‑Heterocyclic Carbene Monolayers on Cu(111),” 2022, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 13, 2051-2056.

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M. Nambo, C. M. Crudden, “Transition Metal-Catalyzed Cross-Couplings of Benzylic Sulfone Derivatives,” 2021, Chemical Record, 21, 3978-3988. 

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I. Singh, D.S. Lee, S. Huang, H. Bhattacharjee, W. Xu, J.F. McLeod, C.M. Crudden* and Z. She*, "N-Heterocyclic carbenes meet toll-like receptors," 2021, Chemical Communications, 57, 8421-8424.

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J.J. Clarke, Y. Maekawa, M. Nambo, C.M. Crudden, "Borenium-Catalyzed Reduction of Pyridines through the Combined Action of Hydrogen and Hydrosilane," 2021, Organic Letters, 23, 17, 6617–6621.

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H. Yi, K.M. Osten, T.I. Levchenko, A.J. Veinot, Y. Aramaki, T. Ooi*, M. Nambo*, C.M. Crudden*, "Synthesis and enantioseparation of chiral Au13 nanoclusters protected by bis-N-heterocyclic carbene ligands," 2021, Chemical Science, 12, 10436-10440.

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J.J. Clarke, K. Devaraj, B.P. Bestvater, R. Kojima, P. Eisenberger, J.F. DeJesus, C.M. Crudden*, "Hydrosilylation and Mukaiyama aldol-type reaction of quinolines and hydrosilylation of imines catalyzed by a mesoionic carbene-stabilized borenium ion," 2021, Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 19, 6786-6791.

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A. Inayeh, R.R.K. Groome, I. Singh, A.J. Veinot, F. Crasto de Lima, R.H. Miwa, C.M. Crudden* and A.B. McLean*, “Self-Assembly of N-heterocyclic Carbenes on Au(111)," 2021, Nature Communications, 12, 1-9.

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M. Nambo, Y. Tahara, J.C.-H. Yim, D. Yokogawa, and C.M. Crudden "Synthesis of Quaternary Centres by Single Electron Reduction and Alkylation of Alkylsulfones," 2021, Chemical Science, 12, 4866-4871. 

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Y. Maekawa, M. Nambo*, D. Yokogawa, C.M. Crudden*, "Alkyltriflones in the Ramberg–Bäcklund Reaction: An Efficient and Modular Synthesis of gem–Difluoroalkenes", 2020, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 142, 15667-15672. 

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K. Salorinne, R.W. Y. Man, P.A. Lummis, M.S.A. Hazer, S. Malola, J.C.-H. Yim, A.J. Veinot, W. Zhou, H. Häkkinen*, M. Nambo*, and C.M. Crudden*, “Synthesis and Properties of an Au6 Cluster Supported by a Mixed N-heterocyclic Carbene–thiolate Ligand”, Chemical Communications, 2020, 56, 6102-6105.

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C.M. Crudden*, Y. Maekawa, J.J. Clarke, T. Ida, Y. Fukumoto, N. Chatani*, S. Murai*, “Ru3(CO)12–Catalyzed Reaction of 1,6-Diynes, Carbon Monoxide and Water via the Reductive Coupling of Carbon Monoxide,” Organic Letters, 2020, 22, 8747-8751.

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R. Mayall, C.A. Smith, A.S. Hyal, D.S. Lee, C.M. Crudden*, V.I. Birss*, “Ultra-sensitive and Label-free Detection of the Measles Virus Using an N-heterocyclic Carbene-based Electrochemical Biosensor”, ACS Sensors, 2020, 5, 9, 2747–2752

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A.J. Veinot, A. Al-Rashed, J.D. Padmos, M.R. Narouz, P.A. Lummis, C.J. Baddeley, C. M. Crudden,* J.H. Horton*, “N-Heterocyclic Carbenes Reduce and Functionalize Copper Oxide Surfaces in a Single Step”, Chemistry a European Journal, 2020, 26, 11431-11434.

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Z. She, M.R. Narouz, C.A. Smith, A. MacLean, H.-P. Loock, H.-B Kraatz,* C.M. Crudden,* “N-heterocyclic Carbene and Thiol Micropatterns Enable the Selective Deposition and Transfer of Copper films” Chemical Communications, 2020, 56, 1275-1278

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Y. Maekawa, Z. T. Ariki, M. Nambo*, C. M. Crudden*, “Pyridine-catalyzed desulfonative borylation of benzyl sulfones.” Org. & Biomol. Chem., 2019, 17, 7300-7303.

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J. C.-H. Yim, M. Nambo*, Y. Tahara, C. M. Crudden*, “Copper-Catalyzed Desulfonative Cross-Coupling of Benzhydryl Sulfones with Azoles.” Chem. Lett., 2019, 48, 975-977.

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M.R. Narouz, S. Takano, P.A. Lummis, T.I. Levchenko, A. Nazemi, S. Kaappa, S. Malola, S. Yousefalizadeh, L.A. Calhoun, K.G. Stamplecoskie*, H. Häkkinen*, T. Tsukuda* and C.M. Crudden*, “Robust, Highly Luminescent Au13 Superatoms Protected by N-Heterocyclic Carbenes,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2019, 141, 14997-15002. 

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M. Nambo*, J.C.-H. Yim, L.B.O. Freitas, Y. Tahara, Z.T. Ariki, Y. Maekawa, D. Yokogawa, C.M. Crudden* “Modular Synthesis of a-fluorinated Arylmethanes via Desulfonative Cross-Coupling” Nature Communications, 2019, 10, 4528.

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D. -M. Yan, C. M. Crudden*, J. -R. Chen*, W. -J. Xiao*, “A Career In Catalysis: Howard Alper.” ACS Catal., 2019, 9, 6467 – 6483.

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O. L. Torres-Rocha, X. Wu, C. Zhu, C. M. Crudden*, M. F. Cunningham*, “Synthesis of Diblock and Triblock Polymers from Cyclooctadiene and Norbornene Via ROMP in Miniemulsion.” Macromolecular Rapid Comm, 2019, 40, 1900087.

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M.R. Narouz, P.J. Unsworth, K. Salorinne, S. Takano, R. Tomihara, S. Kaappa, S. Malola, C.-T. Dinh, J.D. Padmos, K. Ayoo, P.J. Garrett, M. Nambo, J.H. Horton, E.H. Sargent, H. Häkkinen*, T. Tsukuda*, C. M. Crudden*, “N-Heterocyclic carbene-functionalized magic number gold nanoclusters.” Nature Chemistry, 2019, 11, 419 – 425.

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C.A. Smith, M. Narouz, P.A. Lummis, I. Singh, A. Nazemi, C.-H. Li, C.M. Crudden*, “N-Heterocyclic Carbenes in Materials Chemistry.” Chemical Reviews, 2019, 119 (11), 4986 – 5056.

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M. Nambo, Y. Tahara, J.C-H. Yim, C.M. Crudden, “Cu-Catalyzed Desulfonative Amination of Benzhydryl Sulfones,” Chemistry A European Journal, 2019, 25 (8), 1923-1926.

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H. Chen, J. Saunders, S. Borijan, X. Wu, C.M. Crudden, D.-X. Xu, H.-P. Loock* “Microresonators: Tetrasulfide‐Functionalized Mesoporous Silica on Nanowire Ring Resonators for Detection of Aqueous Lead, Pb(II)” Advanced Sustainable Systems, 2019, 3, 1800084.

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O.L. Torres-Rocha, X. Wu, C.Y. Zhu, C.M. Crudden, M.F. Cunningham*, “Polymerization-Induced Self-Assembly (PISA) of 1,5-Cyclooctadiene Using Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization” Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2019, 40, 1800326.


C.Y. Zhu, X. Wu, O. Zenkina, M.T. Zamora, K. Moffat, C.M. Crudden*, M.F. Cunningham*, "Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization in Miniemulsion Using a TEGylated Ruthenium-Based Metathesis Catalyst."Macromolecules, 2018, 51, 9088-9096.


Y. Zeng, T. Zhang, M. R. Narouz, C.M. Crudden*, P.H. McBreen*, “Generation and Conversion of an N-Heterocyclic Carbene on Pt(111).” Chemical Communications, 2018, 54, 12527-12530. 


Z. Li, K. Munro, M.R. Narouz, A. Lau, H. Hao, C.M. Crudden, J.H. Horton* “Self-Assembled N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Based Carboxymethylated Dextran Monolayers on Gold as Tunable Platform for Designing Affinity-Capture Biosensor Surfaces.” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2018, 10, 17560-17570. 


L. Stephens, J. D. Padmos, M. Narouz, A. Al-Rashed, C.-H. Li, N. Payne, M.T. Zamora, C.M. Crudden*, J. Mauzeroll*, J.H. Horton*, “The Structural and Electrochemical Effects of N-Heterocyclic Carbene Monolayers on Magnesium.” Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2018, 165, G139-G145.  


Z.T. Ariki, Y. Maekawa, M. Nambo, C.M. Crudden*, “Preparation of Quaternary Centers via Nickel-Catalyzed Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-Coupling of Tertiary Sulfones.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2018, 140, 78-81. 


R.W.Y. Man, C.-H. Li, M.W.A. MacLean, O.V. Zenkina, M.T. Zamora, L.N. Saunders, A. Rousina-Webb, M. Nambo and C.M. Crudden*, “Ultra Stable Gold Nanoparticles Modified by Bidentate N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2018, 140, 1576-1579.


J.J. Clarke, P. Eisenberger, S.S. Piotrkowski and C.M. Crudden. “Azaborines: Synthesis and Use in the Generation of Stabilized boron-substituted carbocations,” Dalton Transactions, 2018, 47, 1791-1795.


Z. Li, M.R. Narouz, K. Munro, B. Hao, C.M. Crudden, J.H. Horton, H. Hao “Carboxymethylated Dextran-Modified N-Heterocyclic Carbene Self-Assembled Monolayers on Gold for Use in Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensing.” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 39223-39234. 


J.P.G. Rygus, C.M. Crudden,* “Enantiospecific and Iterative Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-Couplings.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2017, 139, 18123.


C.R. Larrea, C.J. Baddeley*, M.R. Narouz, N.J. Mosey, J.H. Horton*, C.M. Crudden*, “N-Heterocyclic Carbene Self-assembled Monolayers on Copper and Gold: Dramatic Effect of Wingtip Groups on Binding, Orientation and Assembly.” ChemPhysChem., 2017, 18, 3536-3539. 


M.R. Narouz, C.-H. Li, A. Nazemi, C.M. Crudden, “Amphiphilic N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Stabilized Gold Nanoparticles and their Self-Assembly in Polar Solvents,” Langmuir, 2017, 33, 14211-14219. 


Z. Li, K. Munro, I. Ebralidze, J.D. Padmos, M.R. Narouz, H. Hao, C.M. Crudden and J.H. Horton, “N-Heterocyclic Carbene Self-Assembled Monolayers on Gold as Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensors,” Langmuir, 2017, 33, 13936-13944.  


M. Nambo*, J. Yim, K. Fowler, C.M. Crudden*, “Synthesis of Tetraarylmethanes by the Triflic Acid-Promoted Formal Cross Dehydrogenative Coupling of Triarylmethanes with Arenes.” Synlett, 2017, 28, 2930-2940.

*chosen as top paper of the year


M. Nambo, J. Yim, C.M. Crudden, “Pd-Catalyzed Desulfonative Cross-Coupling of Benzylic Sulfone Derivatives with 1,3-Oxazole,” Organic Letters, 2017, 19, 3715-3718.


K. Salorinne, R.W.Y. Man, C.-H. Li, M. Taki, M. Nambo* and C.M. Crudden* “Water Soluble N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Protected Gold Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Stability and Optical Properties”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2017, 56, 6198-6202.


P. Eisenberger*, C.M. Crudden* “Borocation Catalysis”, Dalton Transactions, 2017, 46, 4874-4887.


M. Nambo*, E.C. Keske, J.P.G. Rygus, J. Yim, C.M. Crudden* "Development of Versatile Sulfone Electrophiles for Suzuki–Miyaura Cross-Coupling Reactions", ACS Catalysis, 2017, 7, 1108–1112.


C.M. Crudden*, J.H. Horton*, M.R. Narouz, Z. Li, C.A. Smith, K. Munro, C.J. Baddeley, C.R. Larrea, B. Drevniok, B. Thanabalasingam, A.B. McLean, O.V. Zenkina, I.I. Ebralidze, Z. She, H.-B. Kraatz, N.J. Mosey, L.N. Saunders, A. Yagi, "Simple direct formation of self-assembled N-heterocyclic carbene monolayers on gold and their application in biosensing", Nature Communications, 2016, 7, 12654.


J. Lam, B.A.R. Günther, J.M. Farrell, P. Eisenberger,* B.P. Bestvater, P.D. Newman, R.L. Melen*, C.M. Crudden*, D.W. Stephan* "Chiral Carbene–Borane Adducts: Precursors for Borenium Catalysts for Asymmetric FLP Hydrogenations," Dalton Transactions, 2016, 45, 15303-15316.


L.M. Reid, C.M. Crudden*, "Installing Stable molecular chirality within the walls of periodic mesoporous organosilicas via chiral induction," Chemistry of Materials, 2016, 28, 7605–7612.


M. Nambo*, Z.T. Ariki, D. Canseco-Gonzalez, D. Beattie, C.M. Crudden* "Arylative Desulfonation of Diarylmethyl Phenyl Sulfones with Arenes Catalyzed by Scandium Triflate," Organic Letters, 2016, 18, 2339.


L.M. Reid, G. Wu, C.M. Crudden*, "Accessible bidentate diol functionality within highly ordered composite periodic mesoporous organosilicas," New Journal of Chemistry, 2016, 40, 6487-6497.


C.M. Crudden*, C.A. Ziebenhaus, J.P.G. Rygus, K. Ghozati, P.J. Unsworth, M. Nambo, S. Voth, M. Hutchinson, V. S. Laberge, Y. Maekawa, D. Imao, "Iterative, Protecting Group-free Cross-Coupling Leading to Chiral, Multiply Arylated Structures," Nature Communications, 2016, 7, 11065.


I.R. Nemitz, K. McEleney, C.M. Crudden, R.P. Lemieux, R.G. Petschek, C. Rosenblatt*, "Chiral Periodic Mesoporous Organosilica in a Smectic-A Liquid Crystal: Source of the Electrooptic Response," Liquid Crystals, 2016, 43, 497-504.


M. Nambo*, C.M. Crudden*, "Recent Advances in the Synthesis of Triarylmethanes by Transition Metal Catalysis," ACS Catalysis, 2015, 5, 4734–4742.


P. Eisenberger*, B.P. Bestvater, E.C. Keske, C.M. Crudden*, "Hydrogenations at Room Temperature and Atmospheric Pressure with Mesoionic Carbene-stabilized Borenium Catalysts," Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2015, 54, 2467-2471.


J.D. Webb, T. Seki, J.F. Goldston, M. Pruski*, C.M. Crudden*, "Selective Functionalization of the Mesopores of SBA-15" Microporous Mesoporous Materials, 2015, 203, 123-131.


M.W.A. MacLean, T.K. Wood, G. Wu, R.P. Lemieux, C.M. Crudden*, "Chiral Periodic Mesoporous Organosilicas: Probing Chiral Induction in the Solid State," Chemistry of Materials, 2014, 26, 5852-5859.


M.W.A. MacLean, L.M. Reid, X. Wu, C.M. Crudden*, "Chirality in Ordered Organosilica Hybrid Materials," Chemistry an Asian Journal (invited), 2014, 10, 70-82.


E.C. Keske, B.D. Moore, O.V. Zenkina, R. Wang, G. Schatte and C.M. Crudden*, “Highly Selective Directed Arylation Reactions via Back-to-Back Dehydrogenative C-H Borylation/Arylation Reactions,” Chemical Communications, 2014, 50, 9883-9886.


S.M. Matthew, B.W. Glasspoole, P. Eisenberger, C.M. Crudden, "Synthesis of Enantiomerically Enriched Triarylmethanes by Enantiospecific Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-Coupling Reactions," Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2014, 136, 5828-5831.


C.M. Crudden, J.H. Horton, I.I. Ebralidze, O.V. Zenkina, A.B. McLean, B. Drevniok, Z. She, H.-B. Kraatz, N.J. Mosey, T. Seki, E.C. Keske, J.D. Leake, A. Rousina-Webb, G. Wu, "Ultra Stable Self-Assembled Monolayers of N-Heterocyclic Carbenes on Gold," Nature Chemistry, 2014, 6, 409-414.

*Highlighted in Chemistry World (UK), Physics Today, Chemical & Engineering News (US), Canadian Chemical News and Science Media Centre Canada.


M. Nambo, C.M. Crudden, "Modular Synthesis of Triarylmethanes through Palladium-Catalyzed Sequential Arylation of Methyl Phenyl Sulfone," Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2014, 53, 742-746.

*Highlighted in Synfacts


L.B.O. Freitas, P. Eisenberger and C.M. Crudden*, "Mesoionic carbene boranes," Organometallics, 2013, 32, 6635-6638.


L. Chausset-Boissarie, K. Ghozati, E. LaBine, J. L.-Y. Chen, V.K. Aggarwal* and C.M. Crudden*, "Enantiospecific, regioselective cross-coupling reactions of secondary allylic boronic esters," Chemistry a European Journal, 2013, 19, 17698-17701.


B.W. Glasspoole, M.S. Oderinde, B.D. Moore, A. Antoft-Finch, Cathleen M. Crudden* "Highly Chemoselective and Enantiospecific Suzuki-Miyaura Cross Couplings of Benzylic Organoboronic Esters," Synthesis, 2013, 45, 1759-1763


E.C. Keske, O.V. Zenkina, A. Asadi, H. Sun, J.M. Praetorius, D.P. Allen, D. Covelli, B.O. Patrick, R. Wang, P. Kennepohl*, B.R. James* and C.M. Crudden* “Dioxygen Adducts of Rhodium N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes,” Dalton Transactions, 2013, 42, 7414-7423.


O.V. Zenkina, E.C. Keske, G.S. Kochar, R. Wang, and C.M. Crudden*, “Novel Heteroleptic NHC Rhodium Complexes with Pyridine-Derived Ligands: Synthetic Accessibility and Reactivity Towards Oxygen,” Dalton Transactions, 2013, 42, 2282-2293.


P. Eisenberger, A.M. Bailey, C.M. Crudden*, “Taking the F out of FLP. Simple Lewis acid-base Pairs for Mild Reductions with Neutral Boranes via Borenium Ion Catalysis.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2012, 134, 17384-17387.

            *Highlighted in Chemical & Engineering News.


J. Cipot-Wechsler, D. Covelli, J.M. Praetorius, O.V. Zenkina, E.C. Keske, N. Hearns, P. Kennepohl*, C.M. Crudden*, “Synthesis and Characterization of Cationic Rhodium Peroxo Complexes,” 

Organometallics, 2012, 31, 7306-7315.  

            *Invited cover article


E.C. Keske, O.V. Zenkina, R. Wang, C.M. Crudden*, “Synthesis and Structure of Pd-1,2,3 Triazol-5-ylidene Mesoionic Carbene PEPPSI Complexes and Their Catalytic Applications in the Mizoroki-Heck Reaction,” Organometallics, 2012, 31, 6215-6221.

            *Top downloaded article of the quarter 


V. Jayalakshmi, T. Wood, R. Basu, J. Du, T. Blackburn, C. Rosenblatt, C.M. Crudden* and R.P. Lemieux*, “Probing the Pore Structure of a Chiral Periodic Mesoporous Organosilica Using Liquid Crystals,” Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22, 15255-15261. 


T. Seki, K. McEleney, C.M. Crudden* “Enantioselective Catalysis with a Chiral phosphene-containing PMO Material,” Chemical Communications, 2012, 48, 6369-6371.


I. Ebralidze, M. Hanif, R. Arjumand, A. Azmi, D. Dixon, N. Cann, C.M. Crudden, J.H. Horton*, "Solvent induced adhesion interactions between dichlorotriazine films," Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2012, 116, 4217-4223.


B. W. Glasspoole, K. Ghozati, J. Moir, C.M. Crudden*, “Suzuki-Miyaura Cross Couplings of Secondary Allylic Boronic Esters,” Chemical Communications, 2012, 48, 1230-1232.


E. Keske, O. V. Zenkina, R. Wang, C. Crudden*, “Synthesis and Structure of Silver and Rhodium 1,2,3 Triazol-5-ylidene Mesoionic Carbene Complexes," Organometallics, 2012, 31, 456-461.


B.W. Glasspoole, C.M. Crudden* “Cross-Coupling, the Final Frontier,” Nature Chemistry, News and Views (Invited), 2011, 3, 912-913.


O.V. Zenkina, E. C. Keske, R. Wang, C.M. Crudden*, “Dimeric Rhodium-ethylene NHC complexes as Reactive Intermediates for the Preparation of Tetra heteroleptic NHC Complexes,” Organometallics, 2011, 30, 6423-6432.


O.V. Zenkina, E.C. Keske, R. Wang, C.M. Crudden*, “Double Single-Crystal to Single-Crystal Transformations and Small Molecule Activation in Rhodium NHC Complexes,” Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2011, 35, 8100-8104. 

            *Very Important Paper status, Highlighted in Chemical and Engineering 

             News and more than 10 news outlets


X. Wu, T. Blackburn, J. D. Webb, A. E. Garcia-Bennett, C.M. Crudden*, “The Synthesis of Chiral Periodic Organosilica Materials with Ultrasmall Mesopores,” Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2011, 35, 8095-8099.

         *Highlighted on "Chemistry views" website


A. El Kadib, K. McEleney, T. Seki, T. K. Wood, C.M. Crudden*, “Cross-Coupling in the Preparation of Pharmaceutically Relevant Substrates using Palladium Supported on Functionalized Mesoporous Silicas,” ChemCatChem, 2011, 3, 1281-1285.


S. El Hankari, A. El Kadib, A. Finiels, A. Bouhaouss, J.J.E. Moreau, C.M. Crudden, D. Brunel, P. Hesemann*, “SBA-15-type Organosilica Bearing 4-mercapto-N,N-bis-(3-Si-Propyl)butanamide for Palladium Scavenging and Cross-Coupling Catalysis,” Chemistry a European Journal, 2011, 17, 8984-8994. 

         *Highlighted in Synfacts


J. Du, J. Cipot-Wechsler, J. Barnes, J. Lobez, H.P. Loock*, C.M. Crudden*, “Chemically Modified Mesoporous Silicate Films as Key Elements in Fibre Optic Sensors for ppb Levels of Lead” Small, 2010, 6, 1168-1172.

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J. D. Webb, V. Laberge, S. Geier, D. Stephan, C.M. Crudden* “Hydride transfer to boron: The Reactivity of Hantzsch Esters with B(C6F5)3” Chemistry a European Journal, 2010, 16, 4895-4902.


J.M. Praetorius, R. Wang, C.M. Crudden* “Benzimidazoles as the Protic Ligand in Ruthenium-Catalyzed Bifunctional Hydrogenation of Ketones,” Organometallics, 2010, 29, 554-561.


C.J. Lata, C.M. Crudden*, “Hydroboration revisited:  The dramatic effect of Lewis acids and counterions on the outcome of transition-metal catalyzed hydroborations,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2010, 132, 131-137.


S. MacQuarrie, B. Nohair, J.H. Horton, S. Kaliaguine, C.M. Crudden* “Functionalized Mesostructured Silicas as Supports for Palladium Catalysts:  Effect of Pore Structure and Collapse on Catalytic Activity in the Suzuki-Miyaura Reaction,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2010, 114, 57-64.


J. Du, A. Shimojima, T. Suzuki, M. Sakurai, H. Miyata, C.M. Crudden and K. Kuroda* “Alignment Control of Self-Assembled Organosiloxane Films Derived from Alkyl-Oligosiloxane Amphiphiles,” Langmuir, 2009, 25, 13614-13618.

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C.M. Crudden*, B.W. Glasspoole and C.J. Lata, “Expanding the scope of transformations of organoboronate esters:  Carbon-carbon bond forming reactions with retention of configuration” Chemical Communications, 2009, 44, 6704-6716.


B.W. Glasspoole, J.D. Webb, C.M. Crudden*, “Stability and activity in Pd catalysts supported on mesoporous silica,” Journal of Catalysis, 2009, 265, 148-154.


D. Imao, B.W. Glasspoole, V.S. Laberge, C.M. Crudden*, “Cross coupling reactions of chiral secondary organoboronates with retention of chirality,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2009, 131, 5024-5025.

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J.M. Praetorius, R. Wang, C.M. Crudden*, “Structure and Reactivity of Dinitrogen Rhodium Complexes Containing N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands,” European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2009, 13, 1746-1751.

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K. McEleney, C.M. Crudden and J. H Horton* “X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and the Auger parameter as tools for characterization of silica-supported Pd catalysts for the Suzuki-Miyaura Reaction,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2009, 113, 1901-1907.


S.L. MacQuarrie, M.P. Thompson, A. Blanc, N.J. Mosey, R.P. Lemieux*, and C.M. Crudden* “Chiral Mesoporous Materials Based on Axial Chirality,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2008, 130, 14099-14101.

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J. Barnes, S. Brown, C.M. Crudden, M. Dreher, K. Plett, H.P. Loock* “Chemical Sensor Based on Functionalized PDMS Coatings on Long-Period Fiber Gratings,” The Analyst, 2008, 133, 1541-1549.

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J. Praetorius, C.M. Crudden* “N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Rhodium: Structure, Stability and Reactivity,” Dalton Transactions, 2008, 0, 4079-4094.


J. Barnes, R.S. Brown, J. Cipot-Wechsler, C.M. Crudden, J. Du, H.P. Loock*, K. Plett, “Long-period Gratings in Chemical Sensing” Proceedings, SPIE, 2008, 7099, 70992C1.


J.M. Praetorius, D.P. Allen, R. Wang, J.D. Webb, F. Grein, P. Kennepohl*, C.M. Crudden* “N-heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Rh:  Reaction with Dioxygen without Oxidation,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2008, 130, 3724-3725.

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S. MacQuarrie, J. Barnes, K. McEleney, J.H. Horton, H.P. Loock, C.M. Crudden* “Visual Observation of Redistribution and Dissolution of Palladium during the Suzuki–Miyaura Reaction,” Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2008, 47, 3279-3282.

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