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Researcher: Jones, RC (Dr Roderick Jones)

Fields of Research

Transition Metal Chemistry
Organometallic Chemistry
Organic Chemical Synthesis
f-Block Chemistry

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences
Organic Industrial Chemicals (excl. Resins, Rubber and Plastics)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

(RS)-2-(3,4-Methylenedioxyphenyl)-5-phenyl-3,6-dihydro-2H-pyran; Acta Crystallographica Section E
A New Mechanistic Pathway under Sonogashira Reaction Protocol Involving Multiple Acetylene Insertions; OZOM5: 5th Australian Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry
A new mechanistic pathway under Sonogashira reaction protocol involving multiple acetylene insertions; Dalton Transactions
Binuclear Intermediates in Oxidation Reactions: [(Me3SiCC)Me2(bipy)Pt-PtMe2(bipy)]+ in the Oxidation of PtIIMe2(bipy) (bipy = 2,2'-Bipyridine) by IPh(CCSiMe3)(OTf) (OTf = Triflate); Journal of the American Chemical Society
Carbon-carbon and carbon-chlorine bond formation on reaction of iodine(III) reagents with the bis(alkynyl)palladium(II) motif, and structural chemistry of trans-Pd(CΞC-o-Tol)2(PMe2Ph)2] and trans-[PdCl(CΞC-o-Tol)(PMe2Ph)2]; Journal of Organometallic Chemistry
Characterization of tetra-aryl benzene isomers by using preparative gas chromatography with mass spectrometry, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, and x-ray crystallographic methods; Analytical Chemistry
Insight into oxidation chemistry: Formation of a binuclear intermediate in the oxidation of PtMe2(bipy) by IPh(CCSiMe3)(OTf); OZOM5: 5th Australian Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry
Mechanisms of oxidation reactions: a binuclear intermediate in the oxidation of PtMe2(bipy) by IPh(CCSiMe3)(OTf); ICCC39: International Conference on Coordination Chemistry
Methyl 4-chloro-3,5-di-p-tolyl-1H-pyrrole-2-carboxylate dichloromethane hemisolvate; Acta Crystallographica Section E
Methyl 4-p-tolyl-1H-pyrrole-2-carboxylate; Acta Crystallographica Section E
Miniaturising Metal Catalysis at the Micrometre Level in Capillaries and Glass Chips; IC08: Royal Australian Chemical Institute Conference of the Inorganic Division
Miniaturising organic monolith supported metal catalysis at the sub-micrometre level in capillaries and glass chip; 4th EuCheMS Conference on Nitrogen Ligands in Coordination Chemistry, Metal-Organic Chemistry, Bioinorganic Chemistry and Homogeneous Catalysis
Oxazoles revisited: On the nature of binding of benzoxazole and 2-methylbenzoxazole with the zinc and palladium halides ; Dalton Transactions
Palladium-mediated organic synthesis using porous polymer monolith formed in situ as a continuous catalyst support structure for application in microfluidic devices; Tetrahedron
Pre-catalyst resting states: a kinetic, thermodynamic and quantum mechanical analyses of [PdCl2(2-oxazoline)2] complexes; Dalton Transactions
Solution, structural and catalytic studies of neutral MCl2 (M = Pd, Pt) complexes of the N/E mixed-donor ligands 2-(RECH2)C5H4N (RE = MeS, PhS, MeSe); European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry
Structural and Catalytic Studies of Neutral MCl2 (M = Pd, Pt) Complexes of the N/E Mixed-Donor Ligands 2-(RECH2)C5H4N (RE = MeS, PhS, PhSe); OZOM3: 3rd Australian Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry
Structural and Catalytic Studies of Neutral MCl2 (M = Pd, Pt) Complexes of the N/E Mixed-Donor Ligands 2-(RECH2)C5H4N (RE = MeS, PhS, PhSe); 2005 Inorganic Chemistry Symposium of the RACI Victorian Branch
Structural chemistry of dihalogenopalladium(II) and platinum(II) complexes of heteroleptic N,S- and N,Se- donor ligands based on the 2-organochalcogenomethylpyridine motif; Inorganica Chimica Acta: The International Inorganic Chemistry Journal
Structural Chemistry of [MX2(bipy)] (M = Pd, Pt; X = Cl, Br, I): the Yellow Polymorph of Dichlorido(2,2'-bipyridine) platinum(II) and Diiodido(2,2'-bipyridine)palladium(II), and Overview of this System; Australian Journal of Chemistry
Supported Palladium Catalysis Using a Heteroleptic 2-Methylthiomethylpyridine -N,S- Donor Motif for Mizoroki-Heck and Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling, Including Continuous Organic Monolith in Capillary Microscale Flow-Through Mode; Tetrahedron
Synthesis and Reactivity of (η1-Alkynyl)diorganoplatinum(IV) Species, Including Structural Studies of PtIMe(p-Tol)(CCSiMe3)(dmpe) [dmpe = 1,2-bis(dimethylphosphino)ethane] and the Platinum(II) Reagent PtPh2(dmpe); Organometallics
Synthesis and solid-state structural characterisation of Pt(II,IV) bromide complexes containing bidentate organothiomethylpyridine heteroleptic ligands; Polyhedron
Synthesis and structure of dichloropalladium(II) complexes of heteroleptic N,S- and N,Se-donor ligands based on the 2-organochalogenomethylpyridine motif, and Mizoroki-Heck catalysis mediated by complexes of N,S-donor ligands; Inorganica Chimica Acta
Synthesis of alkynylplatinum(IV) complexes and selectivity in reductive elimination from platinum(IV) centres containing varied combinations of organic groups; IC08: Royal Australian Chemical Institute Conference of the Inorganic Division
Synthesis of heteroleptic complexes for use in catalysis; OZOM4: 4th Australian Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry
Synthesis of Palladium and Platinum Heteroleptic Complexes and their Application in the Heck Reaction; IC07: Royal Australian Chemical Institute Conference of the Inorganic Division
Synthesis of Supported Heteroleptic Complexes for use in the Heck Reaction; IC07: Royal Australian Chemical Institute Conference of the Inorganic Division
Synthetic and computational studies of the palladium(IV) system Pd(alkyl)-(aryl)(alkynyl)(bidentate)(triflate) exhibiting selectivity in C-C reductive elimination; Dalton Transactions
Tautomerism and metal complexation of 2-acylmethyl-2-oxazolines: a combined synthetic, spectroscopic, crystallographic and theoretical treatment; Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

The Design and Sythesis of New Stationary Phase Materials for Use in Separation Science