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Book Chapters:

6. Charles L. B. Macdonald, Bobby D. Ellis, Ala'aeddeen Swidan. "Low Oxidation State Main Group Compounds" in The Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry, R.A. Scott editor, John Wiley: Chichester. DOI: 10.1002/9781119951438.eibc0277.pub2. *Invited* (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/9781119951438)

 

5. Christopher J. Allan, Charles L. B. Macdonald "Low Coordinate Main Group Compounds – Group 13" in Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry II, J. Reedijk, K. Poeppelmeier eds. Elsevier: UK, 2013. Pages 486-566. *Invited* (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-097774-4.00121-2)

 

4. Benjamin F. T. Cooper, Charles L. B. Macdonald "Mixed Valent Compounds of Al, Ga, In and Tl" in The Group 13 Metals Aluminium, Gallium, Indium and Thallium. Chemical Patterns and Peculiarities, S. Aldridge, A. J. Downs, eds., John Wiley & Sons.: Chichester, U.K., 2011.  Pages 342-401. *Invited*

 

3. Charles L. B. Macdonald, Bobby D. Ellis, Gregor Reeske, Alan H. Cowley "N-Heterocyclic Phosphenium Salts" in Experiments in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, D. Kennepohl, H. W. Roesky, eds., Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, 2009.  Pages 168-172. *Invited*

 

2. Bobby D. Ellis, Charles L. B. Macdonald  "Cationic Low Oxidation State Phosphorus and Arsenic Compounds" in Modern Aspects of Main Group Chemistry, American Chemical Society Symposium Series, Volume 917, R. A. Kemp, M. Lattman, eds., American Chemical Society Press: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., 2006. Pages 108-122. *Invited*

 

1. Charles L. B. Macdonald, Bobby D. Ellis.  "Low Oxidation State Main Group Chemistry" in The Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry, 2nd edition, R. B. King, editor, John Wiley & Sons.: Chichester, U.K., 2005. *Invited*


 

Refereed Publications:

93. Elnajjar, F.; Binder, J. F.; Kosnik, S. C.; Macdonald, C. L. B. 1,2,4-Triazol-5-ylidenes Versus Imidazol-2-ylidenes for the Stabilization of Phosphorus(I) Cations, Zeitschrift für Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie, 2016, 642, 1251-1258. DOI: 10.1002/zaac.201600270 *Invited*

 

92. Macdonald, C. L. B.; Binder, J. F.; Swidan, A.; Nguyen, J. H.; Kosnik, S. C.; Ellis, B. D. Convenient preparation and detailed analysis of series of NHC stabilized phosphorus(I) dyes and their derivatives, Inorganic Chemistry, 2016, 55, 7152–7166 DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b01163

 

91. Swidan, A.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Polyether Complexes of Groups 13 and 14, Chemical Society Reviews, 2016, 45, 3883-3915. DOI: 10.1039/c5cs00934k *Invited*

 

90. Kosnik, S. C.; Macdonald, C. L. B. A Zwitterionic Triphosphenium Compound as a Tunable Multifunctional Donor, Dalton Transactions, 2016, 45, 6251-6258. DOI: 10.1039/C5DT03915K *Invited*

 

89. Binder J. F.; Corrente, A.M.; Macdonald, C. L. B. A Simple Route to Phosphamethine Cyanines from S,N-Heterocyclic Carbenes, Dalton Transactions, 2016, 45, 2138-2147. DOI: 10.1039/C5DT03019F  *Invited*

 

88. Binder, J. F.; Swidan, A.; Tang, M.; Nguyen, J. H.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Remarkably Stable Chelating Bis-N-Heterocyclic Carbene Adducts of Phosphorus(I) Cations, Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 7741-7744. DOI: 10.1039/C5CC00331H

 

87. Kosnik, S. C.; Farrar, G. J.; Norton, E. L.; Cooper, B. F. T.; Ellis, B. D.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Low Valent Chemistry: An Alternative Approach to Phosphorus-Containing Oligomers, Inorganic Chemistry, 2014, 53, 13061-13069. DOI: 10.1021/ic502229w

 

86. Dube, J. W.; Graham, C. M. E.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Brown, Z. D.; Power, P. P.; Ragogna, P. J. Reversible Activation of White Phosphorus by Low Coordinate Main Group Compounds, Chemistry – A European Journal, 2014, 20, 6739-6744. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201402031

 

85. Ellis, B. D.; Morasset, E. V.; Macdonald, C. L. B. 1,1,1-tris(dimethylamino)-2-[tris(dimethylamino)phosphoranylidene]diphosphinium tetraphenylborate tetrahydrofuran solvate, Acta Crystallographica, 2014, E70, o691-o691. DOI: 10.1107/S1600536814011258

 

84.  Hamaed H.; Johnson, K. E.; Cooper, B. F. T.; Terskikh, V. V.; Ye, E.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Arnold, D. C.; Schurko, R. W. A 115In Solid-State NMR Study of Low Oxidation-State Indium Complexes, Chemical Science, 2014, 5, 982-995. DOI: 10.1039/c3sc52809j

 

83.  San Juan, R. R.; Allan, C. J.; Iqbal, M.; Eichhorn, S. H.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Carmichael, T. B. New Dihexadecyldithiophosphate SAMs on Gold Provide Insight into the Unusual Dependence of Adsorbate Chelation on Substrate Morphology in SAMs of Dialkyldithiophosphinic Acids, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2013, 135,15784-15793.  DOI: 10.1021/ja404798q

 

82.  Allan, C. J.; Cooper, B. F. T.; Cowley, H. J.; Rawson, J. M.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Non-Innocent Ligand Effects on Low Oxidation State Indium Complexes, Chemistry – A European Journal, 2013, 19, 14470-14483. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201301881 *highlighted in Wiley-VCH Chemistry Views*

 

81. Dube, J. W.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Ellis, B. D.; Ragogna, P. J. The Synthesis of Zwitterionic Triphosphenium Transition Metal Complexes; A Boron Atom Makes The Difference, Inorganic Chemistry, 2013, 52, 11438−11449. DOI: 10.1021/ic401766j

 

80. Bandyopadhyay, R.; Nguyen, J. H.; Swidan, A.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Water and ammonia complexes of Ge(II) dications, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2013, 52, 3469-3472. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201209067 and 10.1002/ange.201209067

 

79. Muthu Tamizh, M.; Cooper, B. F. T.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Karvembu, R.  Theoretical and Experimental Studies on the Structure and Spectroscopic Properties of Ni(II) Complexes of the Type [Ni(L)(PPh3)] [H2L = 5-Methyl-N-(2-mercaptophenyl)salicylideneimine and 5-Chloro-N-(2-mercaptophenyl) salicylideneimine], Journal of Molecular Structure, 2013, 1037, 367-375.  DOI: 10.1016/j.molstruc.2013.01.008

 

78.  Muthu Tamizh, M.; Cooper, B. F. T.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Karvembu, R.  Palladium(II) complexes with salicylideneimine based tridentate ligand and triphenylphosphine: Synthesis, structure and catalytic activity in Suzuki-Miyaura cross coupling reaction, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2013, 394, 391-400. DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2012.08.024

 

77. Dube, J. W.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Ragogna, P. J. Accessing the Coordination Chemistry of Phosphorus(I) Zwitterions, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2012, 51, 13026-13030. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201205744

 

76.  Macdonald, C. L. B.; Bandyopadhyay, R.; Cooper, B. F. T.; Friedl, W.W.; Rossini, A. J.; Schurko, R. W.; Eichhorn, S. H.; Herber, R. H.  Experimental and computational insights into the stabilization of low-valent main group elements using crown ethers and related ligands, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2012, 134, 4332-4345. DOI: 10.1021/ja211135s

 

75.  Cooper, B. F. T.; Hamaed H.; Friedl, W.W.; Stinchcombe, M. R.; Schurko, R. W.; Macdonald, C. L. B. "Crowned" univalent indium complexes as donors? Experimental and computational insights on the valence isomers of EE'X4 species, Chemistry – A European Journal, 2011, 17, 6148-6161. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201002946

 

74.  Cooper, B. F. T.; Macdonald, C. L. B. (1,4,7,10,13,16-Hexaoxacyclooctadecane)dimethylindium(III) trifluoromethanesulfonate, Acta Crystallographica, 2011, E67, m233-m234. DOI: 10.1107/S1600536811001899

 

73. Cooper, B. F. T.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Alternative syntheses of univalent indium salts including a direct route from indium metal, New Journal of Chemistry, 2010, 34, 1551-1555. DOI: 10.1039/c0nj00036a *Invited for the special issue about Main Group Chemistry*

 

72. Cooper, B. F. T.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Potassium cation exchange with "crowned" indium(I) trifluoromethanesulfonate, Main Group Chemistry, 2010, 9, 141-152. DOI: 10.3233/MGC-2010-0011 *Invited for the special issue dedicated to Alan H. Cowley*

 

71. Bandyopadhyay, R.; Cooper, B. F. T.; Rossini, A. J.; Schurko, R. W.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Crown ether complexes of tin(II) trifluoromethanesulfonate, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2010, 695, 1012-1018. DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2009.12.023 (IRIS 12 conference special issue)

 

70. Dube, J. W.; Farrar, G. J.; Norton, E. L.; Szekely, K. L. S.; Cooper, B. F. T.; Macdonald, C. L. B. A Convenient Method for the Preparation of N-Heterocyclic Bromophosphines: Excellent Precursors to the Corresponding N-Heterocyclic Phosphenium Salts, Organometallics, 2009, 28, 4377-4384. DOI: 10.1021/om900420g

 

69.  Rupar, P. A.; Bandyopadhyay, R.; Cooper, B. F. T.; Stinchcombe, M. R.; Ragogna, P. J.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Baines, K. M. Cationic Crown Ether Complexes of Germanium(II), Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2009, 48, 5155-5158. DOI: 10.1002/anie.200901351 *Very Important Paper*

 

68.  Dhudshia, B.; Cooper, B. F. T.;  Macdonald, C. L. B.; Thadani, A. N. Asymmetric total synthesis of securinine, Chemical Communications, 2009, 463-465. DOI: 10.1039/b816576a

 

67.  Cooper, B. F. T.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Synthesis and structure of an indium(I) "crown sandwich", Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2008, 693, 1707-1711. DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2007.10.040 and 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2008.04.024 *Invited for the special F.A. Cotton memorial issue*

 

66.  Macdonald, C. L. B.; Gorden, J. D.; Voigt, A.; Filipponi, S.; Cowley, A. H. Group 13 Decamethylmetallocenium Cations, Dalton Transactions, 2008, 1161-1176. DOI: 10.1039/b716220k

 

65. Norton, E. L.; Szekely, K. L. S.; Dube, J. W.; Bomben, P. G.; Macdonald, C. L. B. A Convenient Preparative Method for Cyclic Triphosphenium Bromide and Chloride Salts, Inorganic Chemistry, 2008, 47, 1196-1203. DOI: 10.1021/ic701342u

 

64.  Widdifield, C. M.; Tang, J. A.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Schurko, R. W. Investigation of Structure and Dynamics in the Sodium Metallocenes CpNa and CpNa·THF via Solid-State NMR, X-ray Diffraction and Computational Modelling, Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry, 2007, 45, S116-S128. DOI: 10.1002/mrc.2124

 

63.  Tang, J. A.; Ellis, B. D.; Warren, T. H.; Hanna, J. V.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Schurko, R. W. Solid-state 63Cu and 65Cu NMR Spectroscopy of Inorganic and Organometallic Copper(I) Complexes, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2007, 129, 13049-13065. DOI: 10.1021/ja073238x

 

62. Dhayal, V.; Sharma, N.; Sharma, V.; Bohra, R.; Drake, J. E.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Synthesis and characterization of some dimethylsilicon(IV) complexes with internally functionalized oximes: Crystal and molecular structure of [Me2Si{ON@C(H)C4H3O-2}2]. Formation of mesoporous materials by the hydrolytic study of [Me2Si{ON@C(CH3)C4H3O-2}2] in the presence of Al(OPri)3, Polyhedron, 2007, 26, 3168-3174. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2007.02.025

 

61.  Cooper, B. F. T.; Andrews, C. G.; Macdonald, C. L. B.  The insertion reactions of "crowned" indium(I) trifluoromethanesulfonate into carbon-chlorine bonds, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2007, 692, 2843-2848. DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2006.12.006  (IRIS XI conference special issue) *I was also invited to supply the cover art for this special issue*

 

60.  Ellis, B. D.; Macdonald, C. L. B.  Stable Compounds Containing Heavier Group 15 Elements in the +1 Oxidation State, Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2007, 251, 936-973. DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2006.07.007 and DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2008.03.006 *Invited Review*

 

59. Ellis, B. D.; Macdonald, C. L. B.  Cycloaddition and Electron Transfer: On A Synthetically-Useful Aspect of Pnictogen(I) Reactivity, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2007, 360, 329-344. DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2006.07.047 *Invited for the special “Inorganic Chemistry – The Next Generation” issue*

 

58. Ellis, B. D.; Macdonald, C. L. B.  Phosphorus(I) Iodide: A Versatile Metathesis Reagent for the Synthesis of Low Oxidation State Phosphorus Compounds, Inorganic Chemistry, 2006, 45, 6864-6874. DOI: 10.1021/ic060186o

 

57. Ellis, B. D.; Macdonald, C. L. B.  Redetermination of an acyclic triphosphenium tetrachloroaluminate salt at 173K, Acta Crystallographica, 2006, E62, m1869-m1870. DOI: 10.1107/S160053680602722X

 

56. Atwan, M. H.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Northwood, D. O.; Gyenge, E. L. Colloidal Au and Au-alloy catalysts for direct borohydride fuel cells: electrocatalysis and fuel cell performance, Journal of Power Sources, 2006, 158, 36-44. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2005.09.054

 

55. Ellis, B. D.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Redetermination of a cyclic triphosphenium hexachlorostannate salt at 173K, Acta Crystallographica, 2006, E62, m1235-m1236. DOI: 10.1107/S1600536806016345

 

54. Pietryga, J. M; Jones, J. N.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Moore, J. A.; Cowley, A. H. Titanium(IV) complexes with amidinate and/or hydrazido ligands, Polyhedron, 2006, 25, 259-265. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2005.06.035

 

53. de Frémont, P. ; Scott, N. M.; Stevens, E. D.; Ramnial, D.; Lightbody, O. C.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Clyburne, J. A. C.; Nolan, S. P. Synthesis of Well-Defined N-Heterocyclic Carbene Silver(I) Complexes, Organometallics, 2005, 24, 6301-6309. DOI: 10.1021/om050735i

 

52. Andrews, C. G.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Crown Ether Ligation: An Approach to Low-Oxidation-State Indium Compounds, Angewandte Chemie, 2005, 117, 7619-7622; Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2005, 44, 7453-7456. DOI: 10.1002/anie.200502901 and DOI: 10.1002/ange.200502901

 

51. Burford, N.; Cameron, T. S.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Robertson, K. N.; Schurko, R. W.; Walsh, D. M.; McDonald, R.; Wasylishen, R. E. Dissociation of 2,4-bis(2,4,6-tri-t-butylphenyl)-cyclo-1,3-dipnicta-2,4-diazanes (pnict = P, As, Sb) imposed by substituent steric strain: A cyclobutane/olefin analogy, Inorganic Chemistry, 2005, 44, 8058-8064. DOI: 10.1021/ic050770h

 

50. Andrews, C. G.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Cobaltocenium trifluoromethanesulfonate, Acta Crystallographica, 2005, E61, m2103-m2105. DOI: 10.1107/S1600536805029879

 

49. Jones, J. N.; Moore, J. A.; Cowley, A. H.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Group 14 triple-decker cations, Dalton Transactions, 2005, 3846-3851. DOI: 10.1039/b510337a

 

48. Andrews, C. G.; Macdonald, C. L. B. The unusual reactions of indium(I) trifluoromethanesulfonate with some first row metallocenes and the structure of "indium(II) cyclopentadienide", Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2005, 690, 5090-5097. DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2005.03.028  *Invited for the special “Organometallic Chemistry: The Next Generation” issue*

 

47. Lo, A. Y. H.; Bitterwolf, T. E.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Schurko, R. W. Solid-state 93Nb and 13C NMR investigations of half-sandwich niobium (I) and niobium (V) cyclopentadienyl complexes, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2005, 109, 7073-7087. DOI: 10.1021/jp0521499

 

46. Drake, J. E.; MacDonald, C. L. B.; Kumar, A.; Pandey, S. K.; Ratnani, R. The triethyl ammonium salt of O,O'-bis(o-tolyl) dithiophosphate [Et3NH]+[(2-MeC6H4O)2PS2]-, Journal of Chemical Crystallography, 2005, 35,  447-450. DOI: 10.1007/s10870-005-2218-4

 

45. Kulcsar, M.; Silvestru, A.; Silvestru, C.; Drake, J. E.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Hursthouse, M. E.; Light, M. E. Organoselenium(II) and selenium(IV) compounds containing 2-(Me2NCH2)C6H4 moieties: solution behavior and solid state structure, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2005, 690, 3217-3228. DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2005.02.052

 

44. Korotkikh, N. I.; Shvaika, O. P.; Rayenko, G. F.; Kiselyov, A. V.; Knishevitsky, A. V.; Cowley, A. H.; Jones, J. N.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Stable heteroaromatic carbenes of the benzimidazole and 1,2,4-triazole series, ARKIVOC, 2005, (viii), 10-43. ISSN 1424-6376

 

43. Gorden, J. D.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Cowley, A. H. Synthesis and Structure of (eta5-C5Me5)Ga-Al(C6F5)3.  The First Example of a Gallium-Aluminum Bond, Main Group Chemistry, 2005, 4, 33-38. DOI: 10.1080/10241220500046018

 

42. Cowley, A. H.; Jones, J. N.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Triple-decker Tin and Lead Cations, Applied Organometallic Chemistry, 2005, 19, 578-582. DOI: 10.1002/aoc.827

 

41. Singh, G.; Bali, S.; Singh, A. K.; Drake, J. E.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Hursthouse, M. B.; Little, M. E.  Reactions of hybrid organotellurium ligands 1-(4-methoxyphenyltelluro)-2-[3-(6-methyl-2-pyridyl) propoxy]ethane (L1) and 1-ethylthio-2-[2-thienyltelluro]ethane (L2) with mercury (II) bromide: formation of complexes and their decomposition, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2005, 358, 912-918. DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2004.10.021

 

40. Ellis, B. D.; Dyker, C. A.; Decken, A.; Macdonald, C. L. B. The synthesis, characterisation and electronic structure of N-heterocyclic carbene adducts of P(I) cations, Chemical Communications, 2005, 1965-1967. DOI: 10.1039/b500692a

 

39. Hung, I.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Schurko, R. W. Structure and Dynamics of Homoleptic Beryllocenes: A Solid-State 9Be and 13C NMR Study, Chemistry – A European Journal, 2004, 10, 5923-5935. DOI: 10.1002/chem.200400404

 

38. Ellis. B. D.; Ragogna, P. J.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Computational Insights into the Acceptor Chemistry of Phosphenium Cations, Inorganic Chemistry, 2004, 43, 7857-7867. DOI: 10.1021/ic0488738

 

37. Ellis. B. D.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Stabilized Arsenic(I) Iodide:  A Ready Source of Arsenic-Iodide Fragments and a Useful Reagent for the Generation of Clusters, Inorganic Chemistry, 2004, 43, 5981-5986. DOI: 10.1021/ic049281s

 

36. Choytun, D. D.; Langlois, L.D.; Johansson, T. P.; Macdonald, C. L. B.*; Leach, G. W.; Weinberg, N.; Clyburne, J. A. C.* Azines Possessing Extreme Push-Pull Donors/Acceptors, Chemical Communications, 2004, 1842-1843. DOI: 10.1039/b404129a

 

35. Ellis, B. D.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Low Oxidation State Group 15 Elements as Pnicta-Wittig Reagents Phosphorus, Sulfur, Silicon and Related Elements, 2004, 179, 775-778. DOI: 10.1080/10426500490427015 (IRIS X conference issue)

 

34.  Macdonald, C. L. B.; Corrente, A. M.; Andrews, C. G.; Taylor, A.; Ellis, B. D. Indium (I) Trifluoromethanesulfonate and Other Soluble Salts for Univalent In Chemistry, Chemical Communications, 2004, 250-251. DOI: 10.1039/b312983g

 

33.  Ellis, B. D.; Carlesimo, M.; Macdonald, C. L. B.  Stabilised P(I) and As(I) Iodide: Readily-Synthesised Reagents for Low Oxidation State Main Group Chemistry, Chemical Communications, 2003, 1946-1947. DOI: 10.1039/b302292g

 

32.  Korotkikh, N. I.; Rayenko, G. F.; Shvaika, O. P.; Cowley, A. H.; Jones, J. N.; Macdonald, C. L. B.  Synthesis of 1,2,4-Triazol-5-ylidenes and their Interaction with Acetonitrile and Chalcogens, Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2003, 68, 5762-5765. DOI: 10.1021/jo034234n

 

31.  Wang. Z.; Abernethy, C. D.; Cowley, A. H.; Jones, J. N.; Jones, R. A.;  Macdonald, C. L. B.; Zhang, L.  Synthesis and structures of 3,5-bis(trifluoromethyl)pyrazol derivatives of Rh(I), Ir(I), Pd(II) and Pt(II), Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2003, 666, 35-42. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-328X(02)02030-2

 

30.  Jones, J. N.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Gorden, J. D.; Cowley, A. H. Use of a smaller counterion results in an ‘inverse sandwich’ diindium cation, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2003, 666, 3-5. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-328X(02)02034-X

 

29.  Wiacek, R. J.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Jones, J. N.; Pietryga, J. M.; Cowley, A. H.  The contrasting behaviour of bridged amido-cyclopentadienyl (constrained geometry) group 15 chlorides and cations derived therefrom, Chemical Communications, 2003, 430-431. DOI: 10.1039/b211591c

 

28.  Hair, G.S.; Cowley, A. H.; Gorden, J. D.; Jones, J. N.; Jones, R. A.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Novel supramolecular architectures in group 13 perfluoroaryl complexes. Synthesis and structures of [AlMe(C6F5)(µ-Me)]2 and GaMe(C6F5)2, Chemical Communications, 2003, 424-425. DOI: 10.1039/b210024j

 

27.  Burford, N.; Cameron, T. S.; Conroy, K. D.; Ellis, B. D.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; McDonald, R.; Phillips, A. D.; Ragogna, P. J.; Schurko, R. W.; Walsh, D. M.; Wasylishen, R. E. Transformations between Monomeric, Dimeric and Trimeric Phosphazanes: Oligomerising NP Analogues of Olefins, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2002, 124, 14012-14013. DOI: 10.1021/ja027946o

 

26.  Schurko, R.W.; Hung, I.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Cowley, A. H. Anisotropic NMR Interaction Tensors in the Decamethylaluminocenium Cation, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2002, 124, 13204-13214. DOI: 10.1021/ja020394p

 

25.  Schurko, R.W.; Hung, I.; Schauff, S.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Cowley, A. H. Anisotropic NMR Interaction Tensors in Decamethylcyclopentadienyl Boron Complexes, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2002, 106, 10096-10107. DOI: 10.1021/jp020800r

 

24.  Wiacek, R. J.; Jones, J. N.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Cowley, A. H. Structural Interrelationships Between the Bis(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)arsenic(III) and Antimony(III) Cations and Their Precursor Chlorides, Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 2002, 80, 1518-1523. DOI: 10.1139/V02-075

 

23.  Burford, N.; Cameron, T. S.; Conroy, K. D.; Ellis, B.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Ovans, R. Phillips, A. D.; Ragogna, P. J.; Walsh, D.  Sequential Dehydrochloride Coupling of Trichlorophosphine with 2,6-Di-isopropylaniline: Aminophosphine Precursors to Phosphetidines, Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 2002, 80, 1404-1409. DOI: 10.1139/V02-161

 

22.  Jones, J. N.; Cowley, A. H.; Macdonald, C. L. B.  The crystal structure of the ‘pentamethylcyclopentadienyl cation’ is that of the pentamethylcyclopentenyl cation, Chemical Communications, 2002, 1520-1521. DOI: 10.1039/b205081a

 

21.  Hannah, S.; Lynch, V. M.; Guildi, D. M.; Gerasimchuk, N.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Magda, D.; Sessler, J. L. Late First-Row Transition Metal Complexes of Texaphyrin, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2002, 124, 8416-8427. DOI: 10.1021/ja012747a

 

20.  Gorden, J. D.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Cowley, A. H.  The unusual reaction of Ga(C5Me5)3 with a nucleophilic carbene, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2002, 643-644, 487-489. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-328X(01)01243-8

 

19.  Hardman, N. J.; Power, P. P.; Gorden, J. D.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Cowley, A. H.  Gallium-Boron Donor-Acceptor Bonds, Chemical Communications, 2001, 1866-1867. DOI: 10.1039/b106599h

 

18.  Hinchley, S. L.; Morrison, C. A.; Rankin, D. W. H.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Wiacek, R. J.; Voigt, A.; Cowley, A. H.; Lappert, M. F.; Gundersen, G.; Clyburne, J. A. C.; Power, P. P. Spontaneous Generation of Stable Pnictinyl Radicals from “Jack-in-the-Box” Dipnictines: A Solid-state, Gas-phase and Theoretical Investigation of the Origins of Steric Stabilization, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2001, 123, 9045-9053. DOI: 10.1021/ja010615b

 

17.  Abernethy, C. D.; Cowley, A. H.; Jones, R. A.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Shukla, P.; Thompson, L. K. Nucleophilic Carbene Complexes of Manganocene, Organometallics, 2001, 20, 3629-3631. DOI: 10.1021/om0103916

 

16.  Pietryga, J. M.; Gorden, J. D.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Voigt, A.; Wiacek, R. J.; Cowley, A. H. Main Group "Constrained Geometry" Complexes, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2001, 123, 7713-7714. DOI: 10.1021/ja011039m

 

15. Callahan, R. P.; Herzog, A.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Lynch, V. M.; Hawthorne, M. F.; Lagow, R. J. A Perfluorinated Nanosphere: Synthesis and Structure of Perfluoro-deca-B-methyl-para-carborane, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2001, 40, 2121-2124. DOI: 10.1002/1521-3773(20010601)40:11<2121::AID-ANIE2121>3.0.CO;2-D and DOI: 10.1002/1521-3757(20010601)113:11<2179::AID-ANGE2179>3.0.CO;2-4

 

14.  Burford, N.; Cameron, T. S.; Lam, K.–C.; LeBlanc, D. J.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Phillips, A. D.; Rheingold, A. L.; Stark, L. N.; Walsh, D. Synthesis and characterization of an homologous series of bis(amido)diazadipnictetidines (Pnict = P, As, Sb, Bi), Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 2001, 79, 342-348. DOI: 10.1139/cjc-79-3-342

 

13.  Cowley, A. H.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Silverman, J. S.; Gorden, J. D.; Voigt, A. Triple Decker Main Group Cations, Chemical Communications, 2001, 175-176. DOI: 10.1039/b005425i

 

12.  Gorden, J. D.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Cowley, A. H. A Valence Isomer of a Dialane, Chemical Communications, 2001, 75-76. DOI: 10.1039/b007341p

 

11.  Abernethy, C. D.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Clyburne, J. A. C.; Cowley, A. H. A Persistent C-H•••C(pi) T-Stacked Cation, Chemical Communications, 2001, 61-62. DOI: 10.1039/b005450j

 

10.  Macdonald, C. L. B.; Gorden, J. D.; Voigt, A.; Cowley, A. H. Synthesis and Characterization of the First Example of a Gallocenium Cation, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2000, 122, 11725-11726. DOI: 10.1021/ja002888x

 

9.  Hinchley, S. L.; Morrison, C. A.; Rankin, D. W. H.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Wiacek, R. J.; Cowley, A. H.; Lappert, M. F.; Gundersen, G.; Clyburne, J. A. C.; Power, P. P. Persistent Phosphinyl Radicals from a Bulky Diphosphine: An Example of a Molecular Jack-in-the-Box, Chemical Communications, 2000, 2045-2046. DOI: 10.1039/b004889p

 

8.  Voigt, A.; Filipponi, S.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Gorden, J. D.; Cowley, A. H. The structure of the decamethylborocenium cation: the most tightly-squeezed metallocene?  Chemical Communications, 2000, 911-912. DOI: 10.1039/b001271h

 

7.  Gorden, J. D.; Voigt, A.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Silverman, J. S.; Cowley, A. H. A Lewis Acid Adduct of an Alanediyl: An Aluminum(I)-Boron Donor-Acceptor Bond, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2000, 122, 950-951. DOI: 10.1021/ja993537p

 

6.  Burford, N.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; LeBlanc, D. J.; Cameron, T. S. Synthesis and Characterization of Bis(2,4,6-tris(trifluoromethyl)phenyl) Derivatives of Arsenic and Antimony: X-ray Crystal Structures of As(Rf)2Cl, Sb(Rf)2Cl, and Sb(Rf)2OSO2CF3, Organometallics, 2000, 19, 152-155. DOI: 10.1021/om990768w

 

5.  Macdonald, C. L. B.; Cowley, A. H. A Theoretical Study of Free and Fe(CO)4-Complexed Borylenes (Boranediyls) and Heavier Congeners: The Nature of the Iron-Group 13 Element Bonding, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 1999, 121, 12113-12126. DOI: 10.1021/ja992573l

 

4.  Boyd, R. J.; Burford, N.; Macdonald, C. L. B. Ab Initio Studies of the Contrasting Butadiene Cheletropic and Diels-Alder Cycloaddition Reactivities Observed for "Carbenic" Phosphorus (Phosphenium) and Arsenic (Arsenium) Cations, Organometallics, 1998, 17, 4014-4029. DOI: 10.1021/om980126t

 

3.  Burford, N.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Robertson, K. N.; Cameron, T. S. Synthesis and Structures of Sb[N(H)(C6H2tBu3)]3 and Bi[N(H)(C6H2tBu3)]3: Implications for the Steric Limits of Supermesityl Substitution, Inorganic Chemistry, 1996, 35, 4013-4016. DOI: 10.1021/ic951532x

 

2.  Burford, N.; Macdonald, C. L. B.; Parks, T. M.; Wu, G.; Borecka, B.; Kwiatkowski, W.; Cameron, T. S. Preparation and structure of 2-chloro-1,3-dimethyldiaza-2 arsenane, 1,3-dimethyldiaza-2 arsenanium tetrachlorogallate, and butadiene cycloadducts of diazarsenium cations, Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 1996, 74, 2209–2216. DOI: 10.1139/v96-248

 

1.  Burford, N.; Losier, P.; Macdonald, C.; Kyrimis, V.; Bakshi, P.K.; Cameron, T. S. Anionic and Steric Factors Governing Coordinative Unsaturation at Carbenic Phosphenium Centers, Inorganic Chemistry 1994, 33, 1434-1439. DOI: 10.1021/ic00085a036

 

Other Published Work:

1. Macdonald, C. L. B.; Cowley, A. H. Stable "Transient" Carbenes, Chemtracts-Inorganic Chemistry 2001, 14, 25-29.