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Researcher: Britovsek, GJP (Dr George Britovsek)

Fields of Research

Transition metal chemistry
Organometallic chemistry
Catalysis and mechanisms of reactions

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the chemical sciences
Organic industrial chemicals (excl. resins, rubber and plastics)
Industrial chemicals and related products

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Cationic methyl-palladium(II) complexes containing bidentate N-O and P-O ligands and a tridentate P-O-N ligand: Synthesis, carbonylation and catalytic applications in the copolymerisation of carbon monoxide and ethene; Journal of Organometallic Chemistry
Cationic methylpalladium(II) complexes containing bidentate N-O ligands as catalysts for the copolymerisation of CO and ethylene. Identification and isolation of intermediates from the stepwise insertion reactions, and subsequent detailed mechanistic interpretation; Journal of the Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions
Cationic methylpalladium(II) complexes with bidentate N-O and P-O ligands and a tridentate P-O-N ligand. Synthesis, carbonylation and catalytic applications in the copolymerisation of CO and ethylene; XVIIth International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry
Cationic palladium(II) complexes with hemilabile N-O ligands as catalysts for the copolymerisation of CO and ethylene; XVIIth International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry
Ethene insertion into a palladium-acetyl bond: Crystal structure of [Pd(CH(2)CH(2)COMe)(NC(5)H(4)CO(2)Me-2)(PPh(3))]BF4, a novel reaction intermediate from the insertion process; Chemical Communications
Ethylene oligomerization beyond Schulz-Flory distributions; ACS Catalysis
Hemilabile ligands in palladium catalysed C-C linkages: the effect of the donor atom in codimerisation of styrene with ethylene; Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical
Investigation of Patent: 'Process for Olefin Polymerisation'
Mechanistic Aspects of CO and ethylene insertion. Isolation of an important intermediate from the catalytic formation of polyketones; XVIIth International Conference of Organometallic Chemistry
Single- and double-coordination mechanism in ethylene tri- and tetramerization with Cr/PNP catalysts; ACS Catalysis

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision