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Researcher: Kilah, NL (Dr Nathan Kilah)

Fields of Research

Transition Metal Chemistry
Nanochemistry and Supramolecular Chemistry
Non-metal Chemistry
f-Block Chemistry
Main Group Metal Chemistry
Organic Chemical Synthesis
Bioinorganic Chemistry
Analytical Chemistry
Solid State Chemistry
Inorganic Green Chemistry
Separation Science

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences

Career Best Publications

Crystallographic implications for the design of halogen bonding anion receptors; Crystal Growth & Design
Enhancement of anion recognition exhibited by a halogen-bonding rotaxane host system; American Chemical Society. Journal
Halogen bond anion templated assembly of an imidazolium pseudorotaxane; Angewandte Chemie (International Edition)
Phosphine complexes of an enantiomerically pure, atropisomeric arsenium ion; Organometallics
Sixty years young: The diverse biological activities of metal polypyridyl complexes pioneered by Francis P. Dwyer; Australian Journal of Chemistry: An International Journal for Chemical Science

Research Publications

3D printed micrometer-scale polymer mounts for single crystal analysis; Analytical Chemistry
ent-Labdane Diterpenoids from Dodonaea viscosa; Journal of Natural Products
A new synthetic route to chloride selective [2]catenanes; Chemical Communications
Asymmetric synthesis of bis(tertiary arsines): Highly stereoselective alkylations of diastereomers of a chiral phosphine-stabilized bis(arsenium triflate); Inorganic Chemistry
Asymmetric transformation of a double-standard, dicopper(I) helicate containing achiral bis(bidentate) Schiff bases; Inorganic Chemistry
Chloride-anion-templated synthesis of a strapped-porphyrin-containing catenane host system; Chemistry: A European Journal
Crystallographic implications for the design of halogen bonding anion receptors; Crystal Growth & Design
Cyanocobalt(III) complexes of penta- and tetradentate-coordinated macrocyclic hexaamines; Acta Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications
Enhancement of anion recognition exhibited by a halogen-bonding rotaxane host system; American Chemical Society. Journal
Halogen bond anion templated assembly of an imidazolium pseudorotaxane; Angewandte Chemie (International Edition)
Immobilisation of electroactive macrocyclic complexes within titania films; Dalton Transactions
Lanthanide appended rotaxanes respond to changing chloride concentration; Chemical Science
Luminescence properties of Sm2+-activated barium chloroborates; Journal of Luminescence
Macrocyclic cobalt(III) complexes as precursors for metal-polythiophene hybrid materials; Polyhedron
Macrocyclic thiophene-appended cyanido-bridged CoIII/FeII complexes: Precursors to mixed-valent poly-thiophene hybrid materials; Australian Journal of Chemistry
Phosphine complexes of an enantiomerically pure, atropisomeric arsenium ion; Organometallics
Pressurized hot water extraction as a viable bioprospecting tool: isolation of coumarin natural products from previously unexamined Correa (Rutaceae) species; ChemistrySelect
Product class 13: Triakylphosphine oxides, sulfides, selenides, tellurides, and imides; Organophosphorus Compounds (incl. RO-P and RN-P)
Pyridine and pyridinium-based anion receptors; Anion Recognition in Supramolecular Chemistry
Resolution and improved synthesis of (±)-arsenicin A: A natural adamantane-type tetraarsenical possessing strong anti-acute promelocytic leukemia cell line activity; Organometallics
Resolution of (±)-nipecotic acid ((±)-3-piperidinecarboxylic acid) by separation of palladium(II) diastereomers containing orthometallated (S)-(-)-1-[1-(dimethylamino)ethyl]naphthalene; Tetrahedron: Asymmetry
Reversible luminescence switching of a redox-active ferrocene-europium dyad; Journal of the American Chemical Society
Rotaxanes capable of recognising chloride in aqueous media; Chemistry: A European Journal
Self-assembly of square-planar halide complexes of phospine-stabilised stibenium salts; Chemical Communications
Self-assembly of square-planar halide complexes of trimethylphosphine-stabilized diphenyl-arsenium, -stibenium, and -bismuthenium hexafluorophosphates; Australian Journal of Chemistry
Sixty years young: The diverse biological activities of metal polypyridyl complexes pioneered by Francis P. Dwyer; Australian Journal of Chemistry: An International Journal for Chemical Science
Solution and surface-confined chloride anion templated redox-active ferrocene catenanes; Chemical Science
Tertiary arsine-stabilised arsenium salts: Syntheses and comparisons with phosphine analogues; Dalton Transactions
The luminescence of Sm2+ in alkaline earth borophosphates; Journal of Luminescence
Triphenylphosphine-stabilized diphenyl-arsenium, -stibenium, and -bismuthenium salts; Organometallics

Research Projects

Halogen Bonding for Assembly and Separation in Solution; Australian Research Council (ARC)
New Materials for Halogen Bonding in Solution; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

Advanced f Element Chemistry- Fundamental Low Valency Studies and Applications of Novel Reduction Chemistry