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Research Molecular Inorganic Chemistry - Otten group


Widening the Window of Spin-Crossover Temperatures in Bis(formazanate)iron(II) Complexes via Steric and Noncovalent Interactions Milocco, F.; De Vries, F.; Siebe, H. S.; Engbers, S.; Demeshko, S.; Meyer, F.; Otten, E. Inorg. Chem. 2021, 60, 2045 [link]

Three-Coordinate Zinc Methyl Complexes with Sterically Demanding Formazanate Ligands De Vries, F.; Travieso-Puente, R.; Roewen, P.; Otten, E. Organometallics 2021, 40, 63 [link]

Electronic Control of Spin-Crossover Properties in Four-Coordinate Bis (formazanate) Iron (II) Complexes Milocco, F.; De Vries, F.; Bartels, I. M. A.; Havenith, R. W. A.; Cirera, J.; Demeshko, S.; Meyer, F.; Otten, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 20170 [link]

Catalytic Conversion of Nitriles by Metal Pincer Complexes Guo, B.; Otten, E.; De Vries, J. G. Top. Organomet. Chem. 2020, [link]

Cation Effects on Dynamics of Ligand-Benzylated Formazanate Boron and Aluminum Complexes Mondol, R.; Otten, E. Dalton Trans. 2020, 49, 9094 [link]

Ruthenium Complexes with PNN Pincer Ligands Based on (Chiral) Pyrrolidines: Synthesis, Structure, and Dynamic Stereochemistry Bootsma, J.; Guo, B.; De Vries, J. G.; Otten, E. Organometallics 202039, 544 [link]

Formazanate coordination compounds: synthesis, reactivity, and applications Gilroy, J. B.; Otten, E. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2020, 49, 85 [link]

Hydration of nitriles using a metal–ligand cooperative ruthenium pincer catalyst Guo, B.; De Vries, J. G.; Otten, E. Chem. Sci. 2019, 10, 10647 [link]

Structure and bonding in reduced boron and aluminium complexes with formazanate ligand Mondol, R.; Otten, E. Dalton Trans. 2019, 48, 13981 [link]

Highly selective single‐component formazanate ferrate(II) catalysts for the conversion of CO2 into cyclic carbonates Kamphuis, A. J.; Milocco, F.; Koiter, L.; Pescarmona, P.; Otten, E. ChemSusChem. 2019, 12, 3635 [link]

Aluminum Complexes with Redox-Active Formazanate Ligand: Synthesis, Characterization, and Reduction Chemistry Mondol, R.; Otten, E. Inorg. Chem. 2019, 58, 6344 [link]

Palladium Alkyl Complexes with a Formazanate Ligand: Synthesis, Structure and Reactivity Milocco, F; De Vries, F.; Dall'Anese, A.; Rosar, V.; Zangrando, E.; Otten, E.; Milani, B. Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 14445 [link]

Ferrate(II) complexes with redox-active formazanate ligands Milocco, F; Demeshko, S.; Meyer, F.; Otten, E. Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 8817 [link]

Oxa-Michael Addition to α,β-Unsaturated Nitriles: an Expedient Route to γ-Amino Alcohols and Derivatives Guo, B.; Zijlstra, D. S.; De Vries, J. G.; Otten, E. ChemCatChem. 2018, 10, 2868 [link]

Reactivity of Two-Electron-Reduced Boron Formazanate Compounds with Electrophiles: Facile N–H/N–C Bond Homolysis Due to the Formation of Stable Ligand Radicals Mondol, R.; Otten, E. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 9720 [link] (invited Forum Article)

Arylazoindazole Photoswitches: Facile Synthesis and Functionalization via SNAr Substitution Travieso-Puente, R.; Budzak, S.; Chen, J.; Stacko, P.; Jastrzebski, J. T. B. H.; Jacquemin, D.; Otten, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 3328 [link]

Stable, crystalline boron complexes with mono-, di- and trianionic formazanate ligands Mondol, R.; Snoeken, D. A.; Chang, M.-C.; Otten, E. Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 513 [link]

Formazanate boron difluoride dyes: discrepancies between TD-DFT and wavefunction descriptions Laurent, A. D.; Otten, E.; Le Guennic, B.; Jacquemin, D J. Mol. Model. 2016, 22, 263 [link]

Metal-Ligand Cooperative Activation of Nitriles by a Ruthenium Complex with a De-Aromatized PNN Pincer Ligand Eijsink, L. E.; Perdriau, S. C. P.; De Vries, J. G.; Otten, E. Dalton Trans. 2016, 16033 [link]

Boron difluorides with formazanate ligands: redox-switchable fluorescent dyes with large stokes shifts Chang, M.-C.; Chantzis, A.; Jacquemin, D.; Otten, E. Dalton Trans. 2016 , 45, 9477 [link]

Spin-Crossover in a Pseudo-Tetrahedral Bis(Formazanate) Iron Complex Travieso-Puente, R.; Broekman, J. O. P.; Chang, M.-C.; Demeshko, S.; Meyer, F.; Otten, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016 , 138, 5503 [link]

Intramolecular Hydride Transfer Reactions in (Formazanate)Boron Dihydride Complexes Chang, M.-C.; Otten, E. Organometallics 2016, 35, 534 [link]

Reduction of (Formazanate)boron Difluoride Provides Evidence for an N-Heterocyclic B(I) Carbenoid Intermediate Chang, M.-C.; Otten, E. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 8656 [link]

Dynamic Ligand Reactivity in a Rhodium Pincer Complex Tang, Z.; Otten, E.; Reek, J. N. H.; Van der Vlugt, J. I.; De Bruin, B. Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 12683 [link]

A Metal-Ligand Cooperative Pathway for Intermolecular Oxa-Michael Additions to Unsaturated Nitriles   Perdriau, S. C. P.; Zijlstra, D. S.; Heeres, H. J.; De Vries, J. G.; Otten, E. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 4236 [link]

Formazanate Ligands as Structurally Versatile, Redox-Active Analogues of β-Diketiminates in Zinc Chemistry Chang, M.-C.; Roewen, P.; Travieso-Puente, R.; Lutz, M.; Otten, E. Inorg. Chem . 2015, 54, 379 [link]

Alkali Metal Salts of Formazanate Ligands: Diverse Coordination Modes as a Result of the Nitrogen-Rich [NNCNN] Ligand Backbone Travieso-Puente, R.; Chang, M.-C.; Otten, E. Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 18035 [link]

Alkene Isomerisation catalysed by a ruthenium PNN pincer complex Perdriau, S. C. P.; Chang, M.-C.; Otten, E.; Heeres, H. J.; De Vries, J. G. Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 15434 [link]

Synthesis and Ligand-Based Reduction Chemistry of Boron Difluoride Complexes with Redox-Active Formazanate Ligands Chang, M.-C.; Otten, E. Chem. Comm. 2014, 50 , 7431 [link]

The Formazanate Ligand as Electron Reservoir: Bis(Formazanate) Zinc Complexes Isolated in Three Redox States Chang, M.-C.; Dann, T.; Day, D. P.; Lutz, M.; Wildgoose, G. G.; Otten, E. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53 , 4118 [link]

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Publications from PhD/postdoc work:

ansa-Cyclopentadienyl-Arene Tantalum Complexes: Structure and Reactivity of Neutral, Cationic, and Dicationic Derivatives Otten, E.; Meetsma, A.; Hessen, B. Organometallics 2012, 31, 6071 [link]

Frustrated Lewis Pair Behavior of Intermolecular Amine/B(C6F5)3 Pairs Voss, T.; Mahdi, T.; Otten, E.; Fröhlich, R.; Kehr, G.; Stephan, D. W.; Erker, G. Organometallics 2012, 31, 2367 [link]

The Synthesis and Exchange Chemistry of Frustrated Lewis Pair-Nitrous Oxide Complexes Neu, R. C.; Otten, E.; Lough, A.; Stephan, D. W. Chem. Sci. 2011 , 2, 170 [link]

Ni→B Interactions in Nickel Phosphino-Alkynyl-Borane Complexes Zhao, X.; Otten, E.; Song, D.; Stephan, D. W. Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 2040 [link]

Bridging Binding Modes of Phosphine-Stabilized Nitrous Oxide to Zn(C6F5)2 Neu, R. C.; Otten, E.; Stephan, D. W. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 9709 [link]

Stabilizing Zr and Ti Cations by Interaction With a Ferrocenyl Fragment Ramos, A.; Otten, E.; Stephan, D.W. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 15610 [link]

Complexation of Nitrous Oxide by Frustrated Lewis Pairs Otten, E.; Neu, R. C.; Stephan, D. W. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 9918 [link]

Reversible Metal-free Carbon Dioxide Fixation by Frustrated Lewis Pairs Mömming, C. M.; Otten, E.; Kehr, G.; Fröhlich, R.; Grimme, S.; Stephan, D. W.; Erker, G. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 6643 [link] (selected as VIP; featured on the cover)

Versatile Coordination of Cyclopentadienyl-Arene Ligands and Its Role in Titanium-Catalyzed Ethylene Trimerization Otten, E.; Batinas, A. A.; Meetsma, A.; Hessen, B. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 5298 [link]

Structure and Reactivity of the β-Agostic [ansa-Cp-arene]Ta( n Pr) Cation: Ambivalent Behaviour Induced by Intramolecular Arene Coordination Otten, E.; Meetsma, A.; Hessen, B. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 10100 [link]

Mono(amidinate) Yttrium Alkyl Complexes: The Effect of Ligand Variation on Ethene Polymerization Catalysis Bambirra, S.; Otten, E.; Van Leusen, D.; Meetsma, A.; Hessen, B. Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2006 , 1950 [link]

Zirconium Bisamidinate Complexes with Sterically Demanding Ligands: Structure, Solution Dynamics, and Reactivity Otten, E.; Dijkstra, P.; Visser, C.; Meetsma, A.; Hessen, B. Organometallics 2005, 24, 4374 [link]


Papers with contribution on X-ray crystallography or computational chemistry:

Lewis acid catalyzed conversion of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural to 1,2,4-benzenetriol, an overlooked biobased compound, Kumalaputri, A. J.; Randolph, C.; Otten, E.; Heeres, H. J.; Deuss, P. J. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2018, ASAP [link]

Third-Generation Light-Driven Symmetric Molecular Motors Kistemaker, J. C. M.; Štacko, P.; Roke, D.; Wolters, A. T.; Heideman, G. H.; Chang, M.-C.; Van der Meulen, P.; Visser, J.; Otten, E.; Feringa, B. L. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 9650 [link]

Locked synchronous rotor motion in a molecular motor Štacko, P.; Kistemaker, J. C. M.; Van Leeuwen, T.; Chang, M.-C.; Otten, E.; Feringa, B. L. Science 2017, 356, 964 [link]

Asymmetric Synthesis of Second-Generation Light-Driven Molecular Motors Van Leeuwen, T.; Danowski, W.; Otten, E.; Wezenberg, S. J.; Feringa, B. L. J. Org. Chem. 2017 , 82, 5027 [link]

Switching Pathways for Reversible Ligand Photodissociation in Ru(II) Polypyridyl Complexes with Steric Effects Unjaroen, D.; Chen, J.; Otten, E.; Browne, W. R. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56, 900 [link]

Copper-Catalyzed Enantioselective Alkylation of Enolizable Ketimines with Organomagnesium Reagents Ortiz, P.; Collados, J. F.; Jumde, R. P.; Otten, E.; Harutyunyan, S. R. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 3041 [link]

Stereoselective Synthesis of 1-Tuberculosinyl Adenosine; A Virulence Factor of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Buter, J.; Heijnen, D.; Wan, I. C.; Bickelhaupt, F. M.; Young, D. C.; Otten, E.; Moody, D. B.; Minnaard, A. J. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 6686 [link]

Catalytic Enantioselective Addition of Grignard Reagents to Aromatic Silyl Ketimines Rong, J.; Collados, J. F.; Ortiz, P.; Jumde, R. P.; Otten, E., Harutyunyan, S. R. Nature Commun. 2016, 7, 13780 [link]

A chemically powered unidirectional rotary molecular motor based on a palladium redox cycle Collins, B. S. L.; Kistemaker, J. C. M.; Otten, E.; Feringa, B. L. Nature Chem. 2016, 8, 860 [link]

Palladium-Catalyzed, tert-Butyllithium-Mediated Dimerization of Aryl Halides and Its Application in the Atropselective Total Synthesis of Mastigophorene A Buter, J.; Heijnen, D.; Vila, C.; Hornillos, V.; Otten, E.; Giannerini, M.; Minnaard, A. J.; Feringa, B. L. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 3620 [link]

Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Phosphine Boronates Hornillos, V.; Vila, C.; Otten, E.; Feringa, B.L. Angew . Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 7867 [link]

An "Ingredients" Approach to Functional Self-Synthesizing Materials: a Metal-Ion Selective Multi-Responsive Self-Assembled Hydrogel Li, J.; Cvrtila, I.; Colomb-Delsuc, M.; Otten, E.; Otto, S. Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 15709 [link]

Asymmetric synthesis of N,O-heterocycles via enantioselective iridium-catalysed intramolecular allylic amidation Zhao, D.; Fañanás-Mastral, M.; Chang, M.-C.; Otten, E.; Feringa, B. L. Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 4216 [link]

Pyridyl-1,2,4-triazole diphenyl boron complexes as efficient tuneable blue emitters Dijkstra, P.; Angelone, D.; Talnishnikh, E.; Wörtche, H. J.; Otten, E. Browne, W. R. Dalton Trans. 2014, 43 , 17740 [link]

New synthetic pathways to the preparation of near-blue emitting heteroleptic Ir(III)N6 coordinated compounds with microsecond lifetimes Soman, S.; Manton, J. C.; Inglis, J. L.; Halpin, Y.; Twamley, B.; Otten, E.; Browne, W. R.; De Cola, L.; Vos, J. G.; Pryce, M. T. Chem. Comm. 2014, 50 , 6461 [link]

Dual stereocontrol over the Henry reaction using a light- and heat-triggered organocatalyst Vlatkovic, M.; Bernardi, L.; Otten, E.; Feringa, B. L. Chem. Comm. 2014, 50 , 7773 [link] Consecutive dynamic resolutions of phosphine oxides Kortmann, F. A.; Chang, M.-C.; Otten, E.; Couzijn, E. P. A.; Lutz, M.; Minnaard, A. J. Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 1322 [link]

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