Selected publications


Tsoureas, Nikolaos and Cloke, F Geoffrey N (2017) Mixed sandwich imido complexes of Uranium(V) and Uranium(IV): Synthesis, structure and redox behaviour. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry. ISSN 0022-328X

Inman, Christopher J, Frey, Alistair S P, Kilpatrick, Alexander F R, Cloke, F Geoffrey and Roe, S Mark (2017) Carbon dioxide activation by a uranium(III) complex derived from a chelating bis(aryloxide) ligand. Organometallics. ISSN 0276-7333

Kilpatrick, Alexander F R and Cloke, F. Geoffrey N (2017) A base-free synthetic route to anti-bimetallic lanthanide pentalene complexes. Dalton Transactions, 46 (17). pp. 5587-5597. ISSN 1477-9226

Kilpatrick, Alexander F R, Green, Jennifer C and Cloke, F. Geoffrey N (2016) Reactivity of a dititanium bis(pentalene) complex toward heteroallenes and main-group element–element bonds. Organometallics, 36 (2). pp. 352-362. ISSN 0276-7333

Kilpatrick, Alexander, Johnston, David, Green, Jennifer, Tsoureas, Nikolaos, Coles, Martyn and Cloke, Geoff (2016) Complexes of Iron(II) with silylated pentalene ligands; building blocks for homo- and heterobimetallics. Polyhedron, 116. pp. 26-37. ISSN 0277-5387

Tsoureas, Nikolaos, Kilpatrick, Alexander, Inman, Christopher and Cloke, Frederick Geoffrey (2016) Steric control of redox events in organo-uranium chemistry: synthesis and characterisation of U(V) oxo and nitrido complexes. Chemical Science, 7 (7). pp. 4624-4632. ISSN 2041-6539

Ansell, Melvyn B, Roberts, Debbie E, Cloke, F Geoffrey N, Navarro, Oscar and Spencer, John (2015) Synthesis of an (NHC)2Pd(SiMe3)2 (NHC = N-Heterocyclic Carbene) Complex. Catalytic, cis-Bis-Silylations of Internal Alkynes with Unactivated Disilanes. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 54 (19). pp. 5578-5582. ISSN 1433-7851

Higgins Frey, Jessica A, Cloke, F Geoffrey N and Roe, S Mark (2015) Synthesis and reactivity of a mixed-sandwich uranium(IV) primary amido complex. Organometallics, 34 (11). pp. 2102-2105. ISSN 0276-7333

Kilpatrick, Alexander F R, Green, Jennifer C and Cloke, F Geoffrey N (2015) Bonding in complexes of bis(pentalene)di-titanium, Ti2(C8H6)2. Organometallics, 34 (20). pp. 4830-4843. ISSN 0276-7333

Button, Zoë E, Higgins, Jessica A, Suvova, Markéta, Cloke, F Geoffrey N and Roe, S Mark (2015) Mixed sandwich thorium complexes incorporating bis(tri-isopropylsilyl)cyclooctatetraenyl and pentamethylcyclopentadienyl ligands: synthesis, structure and reactivity. Dalton Transactions, 44. pp. 2588-2596. ISSN 1477-9226

Kilpatrick, Alexander F R, Green, Jennifer C and Cloke, F Geoffrey N (2015) The reductive activation of CO2 across a Ti═Ti double bond: synthetic, structural, and mechanistic studies. Organometallics, 34 (20). pp. 4816-4829. ISSN 0276-7333

Tsoureas, Nikolaos, Castro, Ludovic, Kilpatrick, Alexander F R, Cloke, F Geoffey N and Maron, Laurent (2014) Controlling selectivity in the reductive activation of CO2 by mixed sandwich uranium(III) complexes. Chemical Science, 5. pp. 3777-3788. ISSN 2041-6520

Kefalidis, Christos E, Frey, Alistair S P, Roe, S Mark, Cloke, F Geoffrey N and Maron, Laurent (2014) Formation of cyanates in low-valent uranium chemistry: a synergistic experimental/theoretical study. Dalton Transactions, 2014 (43). pp. 11202-11208. ISSN 1477-9226

Kilpatrick, Alexander F R and Cloke, F Geoffrey N (2014) Reductive deoxygenation of CO2 by a bimetallic titanium bis(pentalene) complex. Chemical Communications, 50. pp. 2769-2771. ISSN 1359-7345

Kilpatrick, Alexander F R, Green, Jennifer C, Cloke, F Geoffrey N and Tsoureas, Nikolaos (2013) Bis(pentalene)di-titanium: a bent double-sandwich complex with a very short Ti–Ti bond. Chemical Communications, 49. pp. 9434-9436. ISSN 1359-7345

Frey, Alistair S P, Cloke, F Geoffrey N, Coles, Martyn P, Maron, Laurent and Davin, Thomas (2011) Facile conversion of CO/H2 into methoxide at a uranium(III) center. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 50 (30). pp. 6881-6883. ISSN 1433-7851

Cloke, F Geoffrey N, Green, Jennifer C, Hitchcock, Peter B, Nixon, John F, Suter, James L and Wilson, D James (2009) Syntheses, structural studies, photoelectron spectra and density functional theory calculations of the “pseudo” tetraphospha-metallocenes [M(η-P2C3But3)2], (M = Ni, Pd, Pt). Dalton Transactions. pp. 1164-1171. ISSN 1477-9226

Frey, Alistair S, Cloke, F Geoffrey N, Hitchcock, Peter B, Day, Iain J, Green, Jennifer C and Aitken, Georgina (2008) Mechanistic studies on the reductive cyclooligomerisation of CO by U(III) mixed sandwich complexes; the molecular structure of [(U(eta-C8H6{Si(i)Pr3-1,4}2)(eta-Cp*)]2(mu-eta1:eta1-C2O2). Journal of the American Chemical Society, 130 (42). pp. 13816-13817. ISSN 1520-5126

Larch, Christopher P, Cloke, F Geoffrey N and Hitchcock, Peter B (2008) Activation and reduction of diethyl ether by low valent uranium: formation of the trimetallic, mixed valence uranium oxo species [U(CpRR')(mu-I)2]3(mu3-O) (CpRR' = C5Me5, C5Me4H, C5H4SiMe3). Chemical Communications (1). pp. 82-84. ISSN 1359-7345