Publications



2017

"A Metal-Organic Framework with Exceptional Activity for C–H Bond Amination”
Wang, L.; Agnew, D. W.; Yu, X.; Figueroa, J. S.; Cohen S. M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, Accepted.

"Crystalline Coordination Networks of Zero-Valent Metal Centers: Formation of a 3-Dimensional Ni(0) Framework with m-Terphenyl Diisocyanides"
Agnew, D. W.; DiMucci, I. M.; Arroyave, A.; Gembicky, M.; Moore, C. E.; MacMillan, S. N.; Rheingold, A. L.; Lancaster, K. M.; Figueroa, J. S.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 17257–17260.

"Terminal Iron Carbyne Complexes Derived from Arrested CO2 Reductive Disproportionation”
Mokhtarzadeh, C. C.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 10894–10899.

"Geometric and Electronic Structure Analysis of the Three-Membered Electron-Transfer Series [(µ-CNR)2[CpCo]2]n (n = 0, 1–, 2–) and its
Relevance to the Classical Bridging-Carbonyl System"

Mokhtarzadeh, C. C.; Carpenter, A. E.; Spence, D. P.; Melaimi, M.; Agnew, D. W.; Weidemann, N.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S.
Organometallics 2017, 36, 2126-2140.

"Comparison of Nucleophilic- and Radical-Based Routes to the Formation of Manganese-Main Group Element Single Bonds"
Agnew, D. W.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 6700-6707.

"Oxidative-Insertion Reactivity Across a Constrained-Geometry Metal->Borane Interaction"
Barnett, B. R.; Neville, M. L.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 7195-7199.

"Synthetic and Mechanistic Interrogation of Pd/Isocyanide-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling: π-Acidic Ligands Enable Self-Aggregating Mono-Ligated Pd(0) Intermediates"
Barnett, B. R.; Labios, L. A.; Stauber, J. M.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Organometallics 2017, 36, 944-954.

"Controlled cis-Labilization of CO from Manganese(I) Mixed Carbonyl/Isocyanides: An Entry Point to Coordinatively Unsaturated Metallo-Lewis Acids"
Agnew, D. W.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Organometallics 2017, 36, 363-371.

2016

"Robust, Transformable and Crystalline Single-Node Organometallic Networks Constructed from Ditopic m-Terphenyl Isocyanides"
Agnew, D. W.; Gembicky, M.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 15138–15141.

"Electrochemical Properties and CO2-Reduction Ability of m-Terphenyl Isocyanide-Supported Manganese Tricarbonyl Complexes"
Agnew, D. W.; Sampson, M. D.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Kubiak, C. P.; Figueroa, J. S. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 12400–12408.

"Zero-valent Isocyanides of Nickel, Palladium and Platinum as Transition Metal sigma-Type Lewis Bases"
Barnett, B. R.; Figueroa, J. S. Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 13829-13839. (Feature Article)

"Dinitrogen Binding, P4-Activation and Aza-Büchner Ring Expansions Mediated by an Isocyano Analogue of the CpCo(CO) Fragment"
Mokhtarzadeh, C. C; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Dalton. Trans. 2016, 45, 14561-14569.

A Well-Defined Isocyano Analogue of HCo(CO)4. 1: Synthesis, Decomposition and Catalytic 1,1-Hydrogenation of Isocyanides
Carpenter, A. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Organometallics, 2016, 35, 2309-2318.
See Cover

A Well-Defined Isocyano Analogue of HCo(CO)4. 2: Relative Brønsted Acidity as a Function of Isocyanide Ligation.
Carpenter, A. E.; Chan, C.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Organometallics, 2016, 35, 2319-2326.

"Monomeric Chini-Type Triplatinum Clusters Featuring Dianionic and Radical-Anionic π*-Systems
Barnett, B. R.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 9253-9258.

"Tunable helicity, stability and DNA-binding properties of short peptides with hybrid metal coordination motifs
Smith, S. J.; Radford, R. J.; Subramanian, R. H.; Barnett, B. R.; Figueroa, J. S.; Tezcan, F. A. Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 5453-5461.

Nickel bis-m-terphenylisocyanide dihalide complexes formed from 1,2-alkyl dihalides: probing for isolable β-haloalkyl
complexes of square planar nickel
McNeece, A. J.; Mokhtarzadeh, C. C.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S.
J. Coord. Chem. 2016, 69, 2059-2068. (Invited Contribution).

"Polycatechol Nanoparticle MRI Contrast Agents"
Li, Y.; Huang, Y.; Wang, Z.; Carniato, F.; Xie, Y.; Patterson, J. P.; Thompson, M. P.; Andolina, C. M.;
Ditri, T. B.; Millstone, J. E.; Figueroa, J. S.; Rinehart, J. D.; Scadeng, M.; Botta, M.; Gianneschi, N. C.
Small, 2016, 12, 668-677.

2015

"Metal-Only Lewis Pairs Between Group 10 Metals and Tl(I) or Ag(I): Insights into the Electronic Consequences of Z-Type Ligand Binding"
Barnett, B. R.; Moore, C. E.; Chandrasekaran, P.; Sproules, S.; Rheingold, A. L.; DeBeer, S.; Figueroa, J. S.
Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 7169-7178.

"Kinetic Destabilization of Metal-Metal Single Bonds: Isolation of a Pentacoordinate Manganese(0) Monoradical"
Agnew, D. W.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 12673–1267.

"Solution Dynamics of Redox Noninnocent Nitrosoarene Ligands: Mapping the Electronic
Criteria for the Formation of Persistent Metal-Coordinated Nitroxide Radicals
"

Barnett, B. R.; Labios, L. A.; Moore, C. E.; England, J.; Rheingold, A. L.; Wieghardt, K.; Figueroa, J. S.
Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 7710-7121.

"Synthesis and Protonation of an Encumbered Iron Tetraisocyanide Dianion"
Mokhtarzadeh, C. C.; Margulieux, G. W.; Carpenter, A. E.; Weidemann, N.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S.
Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 5579–5587.

"Comparative Measure of the Electronic Influence of Highly Substituted Aryl Isocyanides"
Carpenter, A. E.; Mokhtarzadeh, C. C.; Ripatti, D. S.; Havrylyuk, I.; Kamezawa, R.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S.
Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 2936–2944.

"Frustrated Lewis Pair Behavior of Monomeric (Boryl)iminomethanes Accessed from Isocyanide 1,1-Hydroboration"
Barnett, B. R.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 541-544.

2014

"Direct Observation of β-Chloride Elimination from an Isolable β-Chloroalkyl Complex of Square Planar Nickel"
Carpenter, A. E.; McNeece, A. J.; Barnett, B. R.; Estrada, A. L.; Mokhtarzadeh, C. C.;Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.;
Perrin, C. L.; Figueroa, J. S. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 15481−15484.

"Cooperative Transition Metal/Lewis Acid Bond-Activation Reactions by a Bidentate (Boryl)iminomethane Complex:
A Significant Metal-Borane Interaction Promoted by a Small Bite-Angle LZ Chelate"

Barnett, B. R.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136,10262-102651.

"Devlopment of [CpRu(η6-benzylcarbamate)]X salts as two-stage photobase generators"
George, S. P.; Moore, C. E.; Carpenter, A. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Blackwell, J.M.; Figueroa, J. S. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2014, 422,146-151.
(Invited Contribution, T. Don Tilley Special Issue).

2013

"Chloro- and Trifluoromethyl-Substituted Flanking-Ring m-Terphenyl Isocyanides:
η6-Arene Binding to Zero-Valent Molybdenum Centers and Comparison to Alkyl-Substituted Derivatives"

Ditri, T.B.; Carpenter, A. E.; Ripatti, D.S.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52,13216-13229.

"Synthesis of a cobalt(IV) ketimide with a squashed tetrahedral geometry"
Lewis, R. A.; George, S. P.; Chapovetsky, A.; Wu, G.; Figueroa, J. S.; Hayton, T. W. Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 2888-2890.

"1,1-Co2(CO)6(CNArMes2)2: A Structural Mimic of the Elusive D2d Isomer of Co2(CO)8"
Carpenter, A. E.; Wen, I.;Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 32, 10452-10457.
(See Frontispiece).

2012

"Zwitterionic Stabilization of a Reactive Cobalt Tris-Isocyanide Monoanion by Cation Coordination"
Carpenter, A. E.; Margulieux, G. W.; Millard, M. D., Moore, C. E.; Weidemann, N.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 9412-9416.

"Coordination and Structural Properties of Encumbering 6-Mesityl-2-Picolinate Complexes"
Smith, P. W.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Dalton Trans. 2012 41, 8031-8038.
(Invited Contribution, 2012 North America New Talent Issue).

2011

"Oxidative Decarbonylation of m-Terphenyl Isocyanide Complexes of Molybdenum and Tungsten:
Precursors to Low-Coordinate Isocyanide Complexes"

Ditri, T. B.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 10448-10459.

"Coordination Properties of 2,5-Dimesitylpyridine: An Encumbering and Versatile Ligand for Transition Metal Chemistry"
Stauber, J. M.; Wadler, A. L.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 7309-7316.

"Redox Non-innocence of Nitrosoarene Ligands in Transition Metal Complexes"
Tomson, N. C.; Labios, L. A.; Weyhermuller, T.; Figueroa, J. S.; Wieghardt, K. Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 5763-5776.

"Protecting-Group-Free Access to a Three-Coordinate Nickel(0) Tris-Isocyanide"
Emerich, B. M.; Moore, C. E.; Fox, B. J.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Organometallics 2011, 30, 2598-2608.

"Electrophilic Functionalization of Well-Behaved Manganese Monoanions Supported by m-Terphenyl Isocyanides"
Stewart, M. A.; Moore, C. E.; Ditri; T. B.; Labios, L. A.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Chem. Commun. 2011, 406-408.
(Invited Contribution, Emerging Investigators Themed Issue).

2010

"Strucutral Variation in Cobalt Halide Complexes Supported by m-Terphenyl Isocyanides"
Weidemann, N.; Margulieux, G. W.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2010, 354, 238-245.
(Invited Contribution, Arnold L. Rheingold Special Issue).

"Four-Coordinate Iridium(I) Monohydrides: Reversible Dinitrogen Binding, Bond Activations and Deprotonations"
Millard, M. D.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 8921-8923.

"Controlled Protein Dimerization Through Hybrid Coordination Motifs"
Radford, R. J.; Nguyen, P. C.; Ditri, T. B.; Figueroa, J. S.; Tezcan, F. A. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 4362-4369.

"Isocyano Analogues of [Co(CO)4]n: A Tetra-Isocyanide of Cobalt Isolated in Three States of Charge"
Margulieux, G. W.; Weidemann, N.; Lacy, D. C.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 5033-5035.

2009

"Incorporating Organosilanes into EUV Photoresists: Diphenyltrimethylsilylmethylsulfonium Triflate as a New PAG"
Sharma, S.; Ogata, Y.; Tung, C.; Blackwell, J. M.; Younkin, T. R.; Hishiro, Y.; Figueroa, J. S.; Rheingold, A. L.
Proc. SPIE - Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. 2009, 7273, 72733N1-72733N11.

"Effective Control of Ligation and Geometric Isomerism: Direct Comparison of Steric Properties
Associated with Bis-mesityl and Bis-diisopropylphenyl m-Terphenyl Isocyanides."

Ditri T. B.; Fox, B. J.; Moore, C. E.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Inorg. Chem.2009, 48, 8362-8375.

"Bond Activation, Substrate Addition and Catalysis by an Isolable Two-Coordinate Pd(0) Bis-Isocyanide Monomer"
Labios, L. A.; Millard, M. D.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 11318-11319.

"Thallium(I) as a Coordination Site Protection Agent: Preparation of an Isolable Zero-Valent Nickel Trisisocyanide"
Fox, B. J.; Millard, M. D.; DiPasquale, A. G.; Arnold L. Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 3473-3477.
(See Cover Art Here)

2008

"Solution Behavior and Structural Properties of Cu(I) Complexes Featuring m-Terphenyl Isocyanides"
Fox, B. J.; Sun, Q. Y.; DiPasquale, A.G.;Fox, A. R.; Rheingold, A. L.; Figueroa, J. S. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 9010-9020.