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Researcher: Robinson, R (Dr Robert Robinson)

Fields of Research

Transition metal chemistry
Catalysis and mechanisms of reactions
Organometallic chemistry
Reaction kinetics and dynamics
Colloid and surface chemistry

Research Objectives

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

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

C-H bond activation by cationic iridium (III) NHC complexes: A combined experimental and computational study; Organometallics
Photophysical properties of 4,4'-di-tert-butyl-2,2'-bipyridine supported 6-membered 2,2'-diphenyl-X platinacycles (X = CH2, NMe, O); Dalton Transactions
Pt(PEt3)(k2-P,C-PEt2CHMe)(C6Cl5): An unexpected intermediate in the synthesis of cis-Pt(PEt3)2(Cl)(C6Cl5); Organometallics
Sulfur dioxide activation: a theoretical investigation into dual S=O bond cleavage by three-coordinate molybdenum(III) complexes; Inorganic Chemistry
Syntheses, structures, and reductive elimination studies of six-membered diaryl platinacycle complexes; Organometallics
The mechanism of ethylene dimerization with the Ti(OR')4/AIR3 catalytic system: DFT studies comparing metallacycle and Cossee proposals; ACS Catalysis
Theoretical study of the mechanism for the sequential NO and NN bond cleavage within N2O adducts of N-heterocyclic carbenes by a vanadium(III) complex; Dalton Transactions
Two Spin-State Reactivity in the Activation and Cleavage of CO2 by [ReO2]-; Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters

Research Projects

8th Australasian Organometallics Meeting and Discussion (OZOM8), Townsville, QLD; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision