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Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Tom Backhouse
Tina Tran
Reece Paterson
et al.
Highly efficient and selective aqueous phase hydrogenation of aryl ketones, aldehydes, furfural and levulinic acid and its ethyl ester catalyzed by phosphine oxide-decorated polymer immobilized ionic liquid-stabilized ruthenium nanoparticles2022
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Tina Tran
Daniel Perry
The Synthesis of Biarylmonophosphonates via Palladium-Catalysed Phosphonation, Iridium-Catalysed C-H Borylation and Palladium-Catalysed Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling2022
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Dr Paul Waddell
Dr Corinne Wills
Dr Casey Dixon
et al.
Arene-Immobilized Ru(II)/TsDPEN Complexes: Synthesis and Applications to the Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones2021
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Hussam Alharbi
Reece Paterson
Dr Corinne Wills
et al.
Efficient Hydrolytic Hydrogen Evolution from Sodium Borohydride Catalyzed by Polymer Immobilized Ionic Liquid-Stabilized Platinum Nanoparticles.2021
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Tom Backhouse
Einas Abood
Highly Selective and Solvent-Dependent Reduction of Nitrobenzene to N-Phenylhydroxylamine, Azoxybenzene and Aniline Catalyzed by Phosphino-Modified Polymer Immobilized Ionic Liquid-Stabilized AuNPs2019
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Tom Backhouse
Einas Abood
Dr Hind Alshaikh
et al.
Heteroatom Donor-Decorated Polymer-Immobilized Ionic Liquid Stabilized Palladium Nanoparticles: Efficient Catalysts for Room-Temperature Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-Coupling in Aqueous Media2018
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Tom Backhouse
Dr Andrew Bradford
Highly efficient aqueous phase reduction of nitroarenes catalyzed by phosphine-decorated PEG-modified polymer immobilized ionic liquid stabilized PdNPs2018
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Tom Backhouse
Einas Abood
Dr Hind Alshaikh
et al.
Highly efficient aqueous phase chemoselective hydrogenation of α,β-unsaturated aldehydes catalysed by phosphine-decorated polymer immobilized IL-stabilized PdNPs2017
Dr Simon Doherty
The Phosphinoboration of N-Heterocycles2017
Chinyelumndu Nwosu
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Dr Katarina Novakovic
Oscillatory carbonylation reaction employing mono- and di-alkyne-terminated poly(ethylene glycol)2016
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Dr Michael Carroll
Ashley Clemmet
Jack Ellison
et al.
Selective and Highly Efficient Hydrogen Peroxide-Mediated Oxidation of Sulfides in Batch and Continuous Flow using Styrene-Based Polymer Immobilised Ionic Liquid Phase Supported Peroxotungstates2016
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Daniel Perry
Nicholas Ward
Dror Bittner
et al.
Triaryl-Like MONO-, BIS- and TRISKITPHOS Phosphines: Synthesis, Solution NMR Studies and a Comparison in Gold-Catalysed Carbon-Heteroatom Bond Forming 5-Exo-Dig and 6-Endo-Dig Cyclizations2016
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Dr Michael Carroll
Jack Ellison
Dr Stephen Hobson
et al.
Efficient and selective hydrogen peroxide-mediated oxidation of sulfides in batch and segmented and continuous flow using a peroxometalate-based polymer immobilised ionic liquid phase catalyst2015
Dr Simon Doherty
The Phosphinoboration Reaction2015
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Jack Ellison
An efficient Cu(II)-bis(oxazoline)-based polymer immobilised ionic liquid phase catalyst for asymmetric carbon–carbon bond formation2014
Dr Simon Doherty
Homogeneous Catalysis in Ionic Liquids2014
Dr Simon Doherty
Homogeneous catalysis in ionic liquids2014
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Nicholas Ward
Daniel Perry
Dror Bittner
et al.
Palladium-Catalyzed Suzuki–Miyaura Cross-Couplings with 2-Diethylphosphonato-Substituted Aryl- and Naphthylboronate Esters as the Nucleophilic Partner: A Complementary Approach to the Synthesis of Biaryl Monophosphonates2014
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Nicholas Ward
Dr Corinne Wills
Emeritus Professor William McFarlane
et al.
Electron-Rich Trialkyl-Type Dihydro-KITPHOS Monophosphines: Efficient Ligands for Palladium-Catalyzed Suzuki–Miyaura Cross-Coupling. Comparison with Their Biaryl-Like KITPHOS Monophosphine Counterparts2013
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Jack Ellison
Dr Ross Harrington
An efficient recyclable peroxometalate-based polymer-immobilised ionic liquid phase (PIILP) catalyst for hydrogen peroxide-mediated oxidation2012
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Hamid Mehdi-Zodeh
Asymmetric carbonyl-Ene and Friedel-Crafts reactions catalyzed by Lewis acid platinum group metal complexes of the enantiopure atropisomeric biaryl-like diphosphine (S)-Me2-CATPHOS: a comparison with BINAP2012
Dr Simon Doherty
Catherine Smyth
Synthesis and Resolution of the Biaryl-Like Diphosphine (S)-Me2-CATPHOS, Preparation of a Derived Rhodium Precatalyst and Applications in Asymmetric Hydrogenation2012
Dr Simon Doherty
Catherine Smyth
Dr Julian Knight
Synthesis of an Electron-Rich KITPHOS Monophosphine, Preparation of Derived Metal Complexes and Applications in Catalysis2012
Dr Simon Doherty
Gold Catalyzed Cyclizations: A Comparative Study Between ortho,ortho'-Substituted KITPHOS Monophosphines and their Biaryl Monophosphine Counterpart SPHOS2011
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Nicholas Ward
Dr Ross Harrington
Ruthenium Complexes of κ(P)- and κ(P)-η6-Coordinated KITPHOS Monophosphines: Efficient Catalysts for the Direct Ortho Arylation of 2-Phenylpyridine and N-Phenylpyrazole with Aryl Chlorides2011
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Dr Ross Harrington
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
ortho,ortho'-Substituted KITPHOS Monophosphines: Highly Efficient Ligands for Palladium-Catalyzed C‒C and C‒N Bond Formation2010
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Catherine Smyth
Nicholas Ward
Parimala Saminathan
et al.
Efficient Cycloisomerisation of Propargyl Amides by Electrophilic Gold(I) Complexes of KITPHOS Monophosphines: A Comparative Study2010
Dr Simon Doherty
Catherine Smyth
Emeritus Professor Anthony Harriman
Dr Ross Harrington
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
et al.
Can a Butadiene-Based Architecture Compete with its Biaryl Counterpart in Asymmetric Catalysis? Enantiopure Me-CATPHOS, a Remarkably Efficient Ligand for Asymmetric Hydrogenation2009
Dr Julian Knight
Dr Simon Doherty
Gold(I) Complexes of KITPHOS Monophosphines: Efficient Cycloisomerisation Catalysts2009
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Adam Bell
Rhodium Complexes of (R)-Me-CATPHOS and (R)-(S)-JOSIPHOS: Highly Enantioselective Catalysts for the Asymmetric Hydrogenation of (E)- and (Z)-beta-Aryl-beta-(Enamido)phosphonates2009
Dr Simon Doherty
Catherine Smyth
Dr Ross Harrington
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
Synthesis of Biaryl Diphosphines via a Stepwise Regioselective Double Diels-Alder Cycloaddition Elimination Sequence: Efficient Ligands for the Palladium-Catalyzed Amination of Aromatic Bromides2009
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Catherine Smyth
Dr Ross Harrington
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
et al.
Biaryl-like CATPHOS diphosphines via double diels-alder cycloaddition between 1,4-bis(diphenylphosphinoyl)buta-1,3-diyne and anthracenes: Efficient ligands for the palladium-catalyzed amination of aromatic bromides and α-arylation of ketones2008
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Catherine Smyth
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
Electron-Rich, Bicyclic Biaryl-Like KITPHOS Monophosphines via [4+2] Cycloaddition between 1-Alkynylphosphine Oxides and Anthracene: Highly Efficient Ligands for Palladium-Catalysed C‒N and C‒C Bond Formation2008
Dr Simon Doherty
Catherine Smyth
Dr Ross Harrington
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
Highly Enantioselective Synthesis of Pseudo-C2-Symmetric Axially Chiral Biaryl Diphosphines via Rhodium-Catalyzed Double [2 + 2 + 2] Cycloaddition2008
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Amy McRae
Dr Ross Harrington
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
et al.
Oxazoline-substituted prolinamide-based organocatalysts for the direct intermolecular aldol reaction between cyclohexanone and aromatic aldehydes2008
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Adam Bell
Dr Ross Harrington
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
et al.
Asymmetric hydrogenation of ketones with ruthenium complexes of rac- and enantiopure (S,S)-1,2-bis((diphenylphosphino)methyl)cyclohexane: A comparative study with rac- and (R)-BINAP2007
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Catherine Smyth
Dr Ross Harrington
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
et al.
Efficient asymmetric carbonyl-ene reactions catalyzed by platinum metal lewis acid complexes of conformationally flexible NUPHOS diphosphines: A comparison with BINAP2007
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Catherine Smyth
Dr Ross Harrington
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
et al.
Metal-dependent reactivity of electrophilic platinum group metal lewis acid catalysts: Competitive alkene dimerization, intramolecular friedel-crafts alkylation, and carbonyl-ene reactivity2007
Dr Simon Doherty
Catherine Smyth
Dr Julian Knight
Modern Carbonylation Methods: Recent Developments in Alkyne Carbonylation2007
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Mimi Nguyen
Recyclable copper catalysts based on imidazolium-tagged bis(oxazolines): A marked enhancement in rate and enantioselectivity for Diels-Alder reactions in ionic liquid2007
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Catherine Smyth
Dr Ross Harrington
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
et al.
Rhodium-catalyzed double [2 + 2 + 2] cycloaddition of 1,4- bis(diphenylphosphinoyl)buta-1,3-diyne with tethered diynes: A modular, highly versatile single-pot synthesis of NU-BIPHEP biaryl diphosphines2007
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Catherine Smyth
Dr Ross Harrington
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
et al.
Asymmetric platinum group metal-catalyzed carbonyl-ene reactions: Carbon-carbon bond formation versus isomerization2006
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Catherine Smyth
Nicholas Sore
Dr Rakesh Rath
et al.
Modular synthesis of a new class of bis(amino-oxazoline) using palladium-catalyzed Buchwald-Hartwig amination methodology2006
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Michael Betham
The first insoluble polymer-bound palladium complexes of 2-pyridyldiphenylphosphine: Highly efficient catalysts for the alkoxycarbonylation of terminal alkynes2006
Dr Simon Doherty
Michael Betham
The first insoluble polymer-bound palladium complexes of 2-pyridyldiphenylphosphine: highly efficient catalysts for the alkoxycarbonylation of terminal alkynes2006
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Rakesh Rath
Lewis acid platinum complexes of conformationally flexible NUPHOS diphosphines: Highly efficient catalysts for the carbonyl - Ene reaction2005
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Dr Rakesh Rath
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
Dr Ross Harrington
et al.
Ruthenium complexes of six-electron-donor NUPHOS-Type diphosphines: Highly selective catalysts for the hydrocarboxylation of terminal alkynes2005
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Rakesh Rath
Dr Julian Knight
Comparative study of diastereoisomer interconversion in chiral BINOL-ate and diamine platinum complexes of conformationally flexible NUPHOS diphosphines2004
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr John Errington
Neil Housley
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
Dimeric aluminum chloride complexes of N-alkoxyalkyl-β-ketoimines: Activation with propylene oxide to form efficient lactide polymerization catalysts2004
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Rakesh Rath
Dr Julian Knight
Highly Efficient Asymmetric Lewis Acid Catalysis with Platinum Group Complexes of Conformationally Flexible 1,3-Butadiene-Bridged Diphosphines, NUPHOS2003
Dr Simon Doherty
Marked enantioselectivity enhancements for Diels-Alder reactions in ionic liquids catalysed by platinum diphosphine complexes2003
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Edward Robins
Polymer-supported phosphoramidites: highly efficient and recyclable catalysts for asymmetric hydrogenation of dimethylitaconate and dehydroamino acids and esters2003
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Ruthenium complexes of the 1,4-bis(diphenylphosphino)-1,3-butadiene-bridged diphosphine 1,2,3,4-Me4-NUPHOS: Solvent-dependent interconversion of four- and six-electron donor coordination and transfer hydrogenation activity2003
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Thomas Scanlan
Dr Mark Elsegood
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
et al.
Iminophosphines: Synthesis, formation of 2,3-dihydro-1 H-benzo[1,3]azaphosphol-3-ium salts and N-(pyridin-2-yl)-2-diphenylphosphinoylaniline, coordination chemistry and applications in platinum group catalyzed Suzuki coupling reactions and hydrosilylations2002
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Edward Robins
Paul Anthony Champkin
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
Palladium complexes of 2-pyridin-2-yl substituted 1,3-bis(diphenylphosphino)propane: Highly active catalysts for the room-temperature copolymerization of carbon monoxide with ethene2002
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Edward Robins
Dr Julian Knight
Paul Anthony Champkin
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
et al.
Synthesis of a new class of 1,4-bis(diphenylphosphino)-1,3-butadiene bridged diphosphine, NUPHOS, via zirconium-mediated reductive coupling of alkynes and diynes: Applications in palladium-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions2002
Dr Simon Doherty
Alkenyl isomerization at a diiron centre2001
Dr Simon Doherty
Mark Waugh
Thomas Scanlan
Dr Mark Elsegood
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
et al.
Migratory insertion and CO substitution reactions of the beta,gamma-unsaturated esters and amides [Fe-2(CO)(5)(mu-PPh2)(mu-eta(1):eta(2)-{NuC(O)CH2}C=CH2}] (Nu = OMe, OEt, OPri,NHPh, NHBut): synthesis and characterisation of acyl-bridged [Fe-2(CO)(4)L-2(mu-PPh2)(mu-C=O{C=CH2}CH2C(O)Nu)](L-2 = dppm, dppe) and alkenyl-bridged [Fe-2(CO)(4){P(Ome)(3)}(2)(mu-eta(1):eta(2)-{NuC(O)CH2}C=CH2)]2001
Dr Simon Doherty
Mark Waugh
Thomas Scanlan
Dr Mark Elsegood
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
et al.
Migratory insertion and CO substitution reactions of the β,γ-unsaturated esters and amides [Fe2(CO)5(μ-PPh2)μ-η 1:η2-{NuC(O)CH2}C=CH2}] (Nu = OMe, OEt, OPri, NHPh, NHBut): Synthesis and characterisation of acyl-bridged2001
Dr Simon Doherty
Mark Waugh
Dr Mark Elsegood
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
Migratory Insertion and CO Substitution Reactions of Unsaturated Esters and Amides2001
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Edward Robins
Dr Julian Knight
Dr Barrie Rhodes
Paul Anthony Champkin
et al.
Selectivity for the methoxycarbonylation of ethylene versus CO-ethylene copolymerization with catalysts based on C4-bridged bidentate phosphines and phospholes2001
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Julian Knight
Dr Edward Robins
Thomas Scanlan
Paul Anthony Champkin
et al.
Zirconium-mediated synthesis of a new class of 1,4-bis(diphenylphosphino)-1,3-butadiene-bridged diphosphine, NUPHOS: Highly efficient catalysts for palladium-mediated cross couplings2001
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Mark Elsegood
α-β Alkenyl isomerisation at diiron centres2001
Dr Simon Doherty
Conversion of σ,η-allenyl group into a σ,σ-(Diphenylphosphino)allyl and a hexa-1,3,5-triene-2,6-diyl ligand at a diiron center2000
Dr Simon Doherty
Organometallic chemistry of bi- and poly-nuclear complexes2000
Dr Simon Doherty
Reactions of alkynes with [Fe2(CO)6(μ-PPh2){μ-η 1:η2α,β=(H)C α=Cβ=CγH2}]: Formation of diphenylvinylphosphine-functionalized vinyl carbenes via carbon-carbon and carbon-phosphorus bond formation and hydrogen migration2000
Dr Julian Knight
Dr Simon Doherty
Emeritus Professor Anthony Harriman
Remarkable differences in catalyst activity and selectivity for the production of methyl propanoate versus CO-ethylene copolymer by a series of palladium complexes of related C4-bridged diphosphines2000
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr Keith Izod
Paul O'Shaughnessy
Dr Joanne Sheffield
et al.
Monomeric alkali metal complexes of a sterically demanding, donor-functionalised secondary phosphide ligand1999
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr John Errington
Neil Housley
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
Dr Mark Elsegood
et al.
N-alkoxy-beta-ketoiminate complexes of groups 4 and 5: Synthesis and characterization of the complexes [(eta(5)-C5H4R)M{CH3C(O)CHC(NCH2CHR ' O)CH3}Cl-n] (M = Ti, n = 1; M = Nb, n = 2; R = H, Me; R ' = H, Me), [Ti{CH3C(O)CHC(NCH2CHR ' O)CH3}Cl-2(thf)], and [Ti{CH3C(O)CHC(NCH2CHR ' O)CH3}(2)]1999
Dr Simon Doherty
Organometallic chemistry of bi- and poly-nuclear complexes1999
Dr Simon Doherty
Thomas Scanlan
Dr Mark Elsegood
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
Palladium complexes of C2-, C3-, and C4-bridged bis(phospholyl) ligands: Remarkably active catalysts for the copolymerization of ethylene and carbon monoxide1999
Dr Simon Doherty
Reactions of σ-π alkenyl complexes [Fe2(CO)6(μ-alkenyl)(μ-PPh2)] with bis(diphenylphosphino)methane (dppm); Carbonyl substitution, migratory carbonyl insertion, phosphorus-carbon bond formation and cleavage, proton shift and alkenyl isomerisation reactions1999
Dr Simon Doherty
Mark Waugh
Thomas Scanlan
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
Dr Mark Elsegood
et al.
Regioselective addition of tert-BuN C to the alpha carbon atom of the allenyl ligand in [Fe-2(CO)(6)(mu-PPh2){mu-eta(1):eta(2)(alpha,beta)-(H)C-alpha=C-beta=C gamma H2}]: Formation of [Fe-2(CO)(6)(mu-PPh2){mu-eta(1):eta(1)-(tert-BuN C)C=CCH3}] and [Fe-2(CO)(6)(mu-PPh2)(mu-eta(1):eta(2)-{tert-BuNHC(O)CH2}C=CH2)] via competitive 1,3-hydrogen migration and hydrolysis of the reactive allene-bridged intermediate [Fe-2(CO)(6)(mu-PPh2){mu-eta(1):eta(1)-(tert-BuNC)HC=C=CH2}]1999
Dr Simon Doherty
Mark Waugh
Thomas Scanlan
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
Dr Mark Elsegood
et al.
Regioselective Addition of tert-BuNC to the α Carbon Atom of the Allenyl Ligand in [Fe2(CO)6(μ-PPh2){μ-η1:η2α,β-(H)CαCβCγH2}]: Formation of [Fe2(CO)6(μ-PPh2){μ-η1:η1-(tert-BuNC)CCCH3}] and [Fe2(CO)6(μ-PPh2)(μ-η1:η2-{tert-BuNHC(O)CH2}CCH2)] via Competitive 1,3-Hydrogen Migration and Hydrolysis of the Reactive Allene-Bridged Intermediate [Fe2(CO)6(μ-PPh2){μ-η1:η1-(tert-BuNC)HCCCH2}]1999
Dr Simon Doherty
Mark Waugh
Thomas Scanlan
Dr Mark Elsegood
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
et al.
Regioselective addition of tris(dialkylamino) phosphines to [Fe2(CO)6(μ-PPh2){μ-η 1:η2-(H)C=C=CH2}]: Novel P-C coupling reactions and unusual hydrocarbyl rearrangements1999
Dr Simon Doherty
Dr John Errington
Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg
Dr Mark Elsegood
Polymerization of ethylene by the electrophilic mixed cyclopentadienylpyridylalkoxide complexes [CpM{NC5H4(CR2O)-2}Cl2] (M = Ti, Zr, R = Ph, Pri)1998