Recent Publications

The fascinating reactivity of gallapnictenes with gallium-pnictogen double bond was reported in two Angewandte Chemistry articles.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., DOI: 10.1002/anie.202013618
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., DOI: 10.1002/anie.202014381

Going heteronuclear - The first Ga-P-C allyl cation analogues were reported in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.202012595

Our recent article "Synthesis of Heteroleptic Gallium-substituted Antimony Hydrides by Stepwise β-H Elimination" in Dalton Trans. 2020, 49, 11835 was selected as HOT Article.

DOI: 10.1039/D0DT01937B

New Ga-catalysts for the ring opening homo- and copolymerization of cyclic esters and copolymerization of epoxide and anhydrides. See the details at Dalton Transaction: DOI: 10.1039/D0DT02831B

We love radicals: See our perspective article at European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry: DOI: 10.1002/ejic.202000571

Bi cool - From radicals over butterfly to Bi8 cuneane-type clusters. See the full story at Inorganic Chemistry: DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c01657

The first room-temperaturure stable Silylene-carbonyl complex was reported in Nature Chemistry together with the group of Prof. Peter Schreiner from the University of Gießen.

Ligand Effects on the Electronic Structure of Heteroleptic Antimony-centered Radicals. See details at Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., DOI: 10.1002/anie.202000586

Group 13-15 Compounds: Switching between π-bonded gallapnioctenes and group 15-centered radicals by tailoring pnictogen-carbon bond strength. Read the details in Inorg. Chem. 2019, 58, 10323. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b01519

The synthesis and characterization of carbene-stabilzed stibinidenes, which are key intermediates in reactions of gallanediyl LGa with antimony trihalides SbX3, was recently reported in Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2019, 1669. Read More