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Researcher: Vanston, CR (Ms Catriona Vanston)

Fields of Research

Transition metal chemistry
Organometallic chemistry

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the chemical sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Accessing chelating extended linker bis(NHC) palladium(II) complexes: sterically triggered divergent reaction pathways; Organometallics
Cationic charge-appended abnormal carbenes: synthesis and study of electronically modified abnormal N-heterocyclic carbenes; Inorganic Chemistry
Chelated bis(NHC) complexes of saturated (imidazolin-2-ylidene) NHC ligands: structural authentication and facile ligand fragmentation; Dalton Transactions
Dinuclear Pd(I) Hydride Complexes with Novel (Pd-Pd-H)+ and (Pd-H-Pd)+ Cores Supported by N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands; IC11 RACI Inorganic Chemistry Divisional Conference
Mechanistic investigations of base-assisted NHC Pd(II) complex reductions: Formation of novel bridging NHC dipalladium(I) hydrides via palladium(II) methoxide dimer intermediates; XIX European Conference on Organometallic Chemistry
Reduction of Chelating Bis(NHC)Pd(II) Complexes to [{mu-bis(NHC)}2PD2H]+: Novel Pd(I)-Pd(I) Bonded Species with a Terminal Hydride and a Pd(I)-H-Pd(I) Complex Lacking a Pd-Pd Bond; XIX European Conference on Organometallic Chemistry
The free-energy barrier to hydride transfer across a dipalladium complex; Faraday Discussions

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Research Candidate Supervision