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Publications

2017

One-pot Suzuki-Heck Relay (Featured on Front Cover)

126. "One-pot Suzuki-Heck Relay to Prepare Industrially Valuable Intermediates using the Pd Cy*Phine Catalyst System,” Das, U. K.; Clément, R.; Johannes, C.; Robins, E.; Jong, H.; Baker, R. T. Catal. Sci. Technol. 2017, in press.

Iron SNS Amido Complexes

125. “Fe(II) Complexes of a Hemilabile SNS Amido Ligand; Synthesis, Characterization and Reactivity,” Das, U. K.; Daifuku, S. L.; Gorelsky, S. I.; Korobkov, I.; Neidig, M. L.; Baker, R. T. Inorg. Chem. 2017, in press.

Cobalt Fluorination Catalysis

124. “High-Throughput Evaluation of In Situ-generated Cobalt (III) Catalysts for Acyl Fluoride Synthesis,” Lee, G. M.; Clément, R.; Baker, R. T. Catal. Sci. Technol. 2017, in press.

Fluorinated Cobaltacyclobutenes

123. Experimental and Computational Evidence for 1,4-Diradical Intermediates in Reactions of Cobalt Fluorocarbene Complexes with Terminal Aryl-alkynes to give Metallacyclobutenes, Lee, G. M.; Leung, A. S. C.; Harrison, D. J.; Korobkov, I.; Hughes, R. P.; Baker, R. T. Organometallics 2017, 36, 2853–2860.

Solid acid Catalysis

122. Efficient Green Catalysis for the Conversion of Fructose to Levulinic Acid, Thapa, I.; Mullen, B.; Saleem, A.; Leibig, C.; Baker, R.T.; Giorgi, J.B. Applied Catalysis A: General 2017, 539, 70-79.

Hydrofluoronickelacycles

121. Generation of Hydrofluoronickelacycles from Trifluoroethylene and Ni(0): Ligand Effects on Regio-/Stereoselectivity and Reactivity, Giffin, K.A.; Pua, L.A.; Piotrkowski, S.; Gabidullin, B.M.; Korobkov, I.; Hughes, R.P.; Baker, R.T. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2017, 139, 4075-4086.

NHC Fluoroalkenes

120. A Closer Look at the Reactivity Between N-Heterocyclic Carbenes and Fluoroalkenes,”Leclerc, M. C.; Da Gama, J. G.; Gabidullin, B. M.; Baker, R. T. Journal of Fluorine Chemistry 2017, in press. 119. Transition-Metal-Free Formation of C-E Bonds (E = C, N, O, S) and Formation of C-M Bonds (M = Mn, Mo) from N-Heterocyclic Carbene Mediated Fluoroalkene C-F Bond Activation, Leclerc, M.C.; Gabidullin, B.M.; Da Gama, J.G.; Daifuku, S. L.; Iannuzzi, T.E.; Neidig, M.L.; Baker, R.T. Organometallics 2017, 36, 849-857.

Hydrogen Storage

118. Base-metal catalysts based on porous layered double hydroxides for alkaline-free sodium borohydride hydrolysis, Mostajeran, M.; Prévot, V.; Mal, S. S.; Mattiussi, E.; Davis, B. R.; Baker, R. T. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2017, 42, 20092-20102. 117. Base-Metal Nanoparticle-Catalyzed Hydrogen Release from Ammine Yttrium and Lanthanum Borohydrides, Mostajeran, M.; Ye, E.; Desgreniers, S.; Baker, R.T. Chemistry of Materials 2017, 29, 742-751.

2016

Ni-catalyzed Cross-coupling

116. Synthesis of bromodifluoromethyl(arylsulfonyl) compounds and microwave-assisted nickel catalyzed cross coupling with arylboronic acids, Lee, G.M.; Loechtefeld, R.; Menssen, R.; Bierer, D. E.; Riedl, B.; Baker, R.T. Tetrahedron Letters 2016, 57, 5464-5468.

Lignocellulose Disassembly

115. Aerobic Oxidation of Phenoxyethanol Lignin Models Using Vanadium and Copper Catalysts, Díaz-Urrutia, C.; Sedai, B.; Leckett, K. C. Baker, R. T.; Hanson, S. K. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2016, 4, 6244–6251.

Bio-oils Oxidation

114. Catalytic aerobic oxidation of lignin-derived bio-oils using oxovanadium and copper complex catalysts and ionic liquids, Diaz-Urrutia, C.; Hurisso, B. B.; Gauthier, P. M. P.; Singer, R. D.; Baker, R. T. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2016, 423, 414–422.

Fluoroalkenes with N​HC

113. Selective Activation of Fluoroalkenes with N-​Heterocyclic Carbenes: Synthesis of N-​Heterocyclic Fluoroalkenes and Polyfluoroalkenyl Imidazolium Salts, Leclerc, M. C.; Gorelsky, S. I.; Gabidullin, B. M.; Korobkov, I.; Baker, R. T. Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 8063-8067.

Iron SNS Complexes

112. Mononuclear, Dinuclear, and Trinuclear Iron Complexes Featuring a New Monoanionic SNS Thiolate Ligand, Das, U. K.; Daifuku, S. L.; Gorelsky, S. I.; Korobkov, I.; Neidig, M. L.; LeRoy, J. J.; Murugesu, M.; Baker, R. T. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 987-997.

Ammine Metal Borohydrides

111. Solution-based Routes to Ammine Metal Borohydrides: Formation of Ammonia-borane, Mostajeran, M.; Wolstenholme, D. J.; Frazee, C.; McGrady, G. S.; Baker, R. T. Chem. Comm. 2016, 52, 2581-2584.

2015

Cobalt Perfluoroalkyl Complexes

110. Perfluoroalkyl Cobalt(III) Fluoride and Bis(perfluoroalkyl) Complexes: Catalytic Fluorination and Selective Difluorocarbene Formation, Leclerc, M. C.; Bayne, J. M.; Lee, G. M.; Gorelsky, S. I.; Vasiliu, M.; Korobkov, I.; Harrison, D. J.; Dixon, D. A.; Baker, R. T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 16064-16073.

Nickel Difluorocarbene

109. d10 Nickel Difluorocarbenes and Their Cycloaddition Reactions with Tetrafluoroethylene, Harrison, D. J.; Daniels, A. L.; Korobkov, I.; Baker, R. T. Organometallics 2015, 34, 5683-5686.

Ethanol to Butanol

108. Highly Selective Formation of n-Butanol from Ethanol through the Guerbet Process: A Tandem Catalytic Approach, Chakraborty, S.; Piszel, P. E.; Hayes, C. E.; Baker, R. T.; Jones, W. D. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 14264-14267.

Perfluorometallacyclobutane

107. A New Stepwise Mechanism for Formation of a Metallacyclobutane via a Singlet Diradical Intermediate, Fuller, J. T.; Harrison, D. J.; Leclerc, M. C.; Baker, R. T.; Ess, D. H.; Hughes, R. P. Organometallics 2015, 34, 5210-5213.

Nickel Perfluorometallacycle

106. Bronsted Acid-promoted C-F Bond Activation in [P,S]-Ligated Neutral and Anionic Perfluoronickelacyclopentanes, Giffin, K. A.; Korobkov, I.; Baker, R. T. Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 19587-19596.

Cobalt Fluorocarbene

105. Tetracarbonyl(trifluoromethyl)cobalt(I) [Co(CO)4(CF3)] as a Precursor to New Cobalt Trifluoromethyl and Difluorocarbene Complexes, Harrison, D. J.; Daniels, A. L.; Korobkov, I.; Baker, R. T. Organometallics, 2015, 34, 4598-4604.

Lignocellulose Disassembly

104. Towards Lignin Valorisation: Comparing Homogeneous Catalysts for the Aerobic Oxidation and Depolymerisation of Organosolv Lignin, Diaz-Urrutia, C.; Chen, W.-C.; Crites, C.-O.; Daccache, J.; Korobkov, I.; Baker, R. T. RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 70502-70511.

NHC Perfluoronickelacyclopentane

103. A T-shaped Ni[κ2-(CF2)4–] NHC Complex: Unusual Csp3–F and M–CF Bond Functionalization Reactions, Andrella, N. O.; Sicard, A. J.; Gorelsky, S. I.; Korobkov, I.; Baker, R. T. Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 6392-6397.

Lignocellulose Disassembly

102. Knocking on Wood: Base Metal Complexes as Catalysts for Selective Oxidation of Lignin Models and Extracts, Hanson, S. K.; Baker, R. T. Acc. Chem. Res. 2015, 48, 2037-2048.

Ammonia-Borane Dehydrogenation

101. Probing the Second Dehydrogenation Step in Ammonia-borane Dehydrocoupling: Characterization and Reactivity of the Key Intermediate, B-(cyclotriborazanyl)amine-borane, Kalviri, H. A.; Gartner, F.; Ye, G; Korobkov, I.; Baker, R. T. Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 618-624.

2014

Lignocellulose Disassembly

100. Copper Catalysts for Selective C-C Bond Cleavage of β-O-4 Lignin Models,” Sedai, B.; Baker, R. T. Adv. Synth. Cat. 2014, 356, 3563-3574.

Cobalt Fluorocarbene

99. Stepwise Addition of Difluorocarbene to a Transition Metal Centre, Lee, G. M.; Harrison, D. J.; Korobkov, I.; Baker, R. T. Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 1128-1130.

2013

Cobalt Fluorocarbene

98. Cobalt Fluorocarbenes: Cycloaddition Reactions with Tetrafluoroethylene and Reactivity of the Perfluorometallacyclic Products, Harrison, D. J.; Lee, G. M.; Leclerc, M. C.; Korobkov, I.; Baker, R. T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 18296-18299.

Nickel Perfluorometallacycle

97. Activation of C-F and Ni-C Bonds of [P,S]-Ligated Nickel Perfluorometallacycles, Giffin, K. A.; Harrison, D. J.; Korobkov, I.; Baker, R. T. Organometallics 2013, 32, 7424-7430.

Ammonia-Borane Dehydrogenation

96. Lewis Base Assisted B–H Bond Redistribution in Borazine and Polyborazylene, Davis, B. L.; Rekken, B. D.; Michalczyk, R.; Garner, III, E. B.; Dixon, D. A.; Kalviri, H.; Baker, R. T.; Thorn D. L. Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 9095-9097.

Lignocellulose Disassembly

95. Aerobic Oxidation of β-1 Lignin Model Compounds with Copper and Oxovanadium Catalysts, Sedai, B.; Díaz-Urrutia, C.; Baker, R. T.; Wu, R.; Silks, L. A. “Pete”; Hanson, S. K. ACS Catalysis 2013, 3, 3111–3122.

Cobalt Fluorocarbene

94. Cobalt Fluorocarbene Complexes, Harrison, D. J.; Gorelsky, S. I.; Lee, G. M.; Korobkov, I; Baker, R. T. Organometallics 2013, 32, 12-15.

2012

Ammonia-Borane Dehydrogenation for Hydrogen Storage

93. Iron Complex-Catalyzed Ammonia-Borane Dehydrogenation. A Potential Route toward B-N-Containing Polymer Motifs Using Earth-Abundant Metal Catalysts, Baker, R. T.; Gordon, J. C.; Hamilton, C. W.; Henson, N. J.; Lin, P.-H.; Maguire, S.; Murugesu, M.; Scott, Brian L.; Smythe, Nathan C. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 5598−5609.

2011

Slow Magnetic Relaxation in FeII

92. Importance of Out-of-State Spin-Orbit Coupling for Slow Magnetic Relaxation in Mono-nuclear FeII complexes, Lin, P.-H.; Smythe, N. C.; Gorelsky, S.; Maguire, S.; Henson, S. J.; Korobkov, I.; Scott, B.L.: Gordon, J. C.; Baker, R. T.; Murugesu, M. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 15806–15809.

Lignocellulose Disassembly

91. Comparison of Copper and Vanadium Homogeneous Catalysts for Aerobic Oxidation of Lignin Models, Sedai, B.; Díaz-Urrutia, C.; Baker, R. T.; Wu, R.; Silks, III, L. A.; Hanson, S. K. ACS Catalysis, 2011, 1, 794-804.

Ammonia-Borane Dehydrogenation for Hydrogen Storage

90. Transition metal-catalysed ammonia-borane dehydrogenation in ionic liquids, Wright, W. H. R.; Berkeley, E.; Baker, R. T.; Sneddon, L. G., Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 3177-3179. (Invited for special Hydrogen issue)

89. Transition metal-catalysed dehydrogenation of amine-borane fuel blends, Mal, S. S.; Stephens, F. H.; Baker, R. T., Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 2922-2924. (Invited for special Hydrogen issue)

2010

Allylmetal Complexes and Single-Site Alkane Dehydrogenation

88. Spectroscopic Characterization of Alumina-Supported Bis(allyl) Iridium Complexes: Site-Isolation, Reactivity and Decomposition Studies, Trovitch, R. J.; Guo, N.; Janicke, M. T.; Li, H.; Marshall, C. L.; Miller, J. T.; Sattelberger, A. P.; John, K. D.; Baker, R. T. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 2247-2258.

Lignocellulose Disassembly

87. Mechanism of Alcohol Oxidation by Dipicolinate Vanadium (V): Unexpected Role of Pyridine, Hanson, S. K.; Baker, R. T.; Gordon, J. C.; Scott, B. L.; Silks, L. A.; Thorn, D. L., J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 17804–17816.

86. Aerobic Oxidation of Lignin Models Polyalcohols using a Base Metal Vanadium Catalyst, Hanson, S. K.; Baker, R. T.; Gordon, J. C.; Scott, B. L.; Thorn, D. L. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 5611-5618.

2009

Lignocellulose Disassembly

85. Aerobic Oxidation of Polyalcohols by Vanadium (V) Complexes: Experimental Evidence for Reduction to Vanadium(III), Hanson, S. K.; Baker, R. T.; Gordon, J. C.; Scott, B. L.; Sutton, A. D.; Thorn, D. L. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 428-429.

Ammonia-Borane Dehydrogenation for Hydrogen Storage

84. B-N Compounds for Chemical Hydrogen Storage, Hamilton, C.W.; Baker, R. T.; Staubitz, A.; Manners, I. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2009, 38, 279-293. (Invited review for thematic issue on Renewable Energy)

Allylmetal Complexes and Single-Site Alkane Dehydrogenation

83. Interplay of Metal-Allyl and Metal-Metal Bonding in Dimolybdenum Allyl Complexes, Trovitch, R. J.; John, K. D.; Martin, R. L.; Obrey, S. J.; Scott, B. L.; Sattelberger, A. P.; Baker, R. T., Chem. Commun., 2009, 4206-4208.

2008

Ammonia-Borane Dehydrogenation for Hydrogen Storage

82. In Situ Multinuclear NMR Spectroscopic Studies of the Thermal Decomposition of Ammonia Borane in Solution,” Shaw, W. J.; Linehan, J. C.; Szymczak, N. K.; Heldebrant, D. J.; Yonker, C.; Camaioni, D. M.; Baker, R. T.; Autrey, T. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 7493-7496.

81. Mechanistic Studies of Metal-Catalyzed Amine-Borane Dehydrogenation: Selectivity Dictates Extent of Hydrogen Release from Ammonia-Borane, Pons, V.; Baker, R. T.; Linehan, J.; Matus, M. H.; Dixon, D. A., Chem. Commun. 2008, 6597-6599.

80. Soluble Boron-Nitrogen High Polymers from Metal Complex-Catalyzed Amine Borane Dehydrogenation, Pons, V.; Baker, R. T. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2008, 47, 9600-9602.

2007

Ammonia-Borane Dehydrogenation for Hydrogen Storage

79. Acid-Initiated Ammonia-Borane Dehydrogenation, Stephens, F. H.; Baker, R. T.; Matus, M. H.; Grant, D. J.; Dixon, D. A. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2007, 46, 746-748. (Featured as a Very Important Paper and on the journal cover)

78. Base Metal Catalysts for Dehydrogenation of Ammonia-Borane for Chemical Hydrogen Storage, Keaton, R. J.; Blacquiere, J. M.; Baker, R. T. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 1844-1845. (Selected as a Hot Paper and highlighted in Chemical and Engineering News)

77. Ammonia-Borane, the Hydrogen Storage Source Par Excellence, Stephens, F. H.; Pons, V.; Baker, R. T. Dalton Trans., 2007, 2613-2626. (Highlighted on Royal Society web site)

76. Chemical Hydrogen Storage at Los Alamos,” Gordon, J. G.; Baker, R. T.; Burrell, A. K.; Davis, B. L.; Diyabalanage, H. V.; Hamilton, C. W.; Inbody, M.; Jonietz, K. K.; Ott, K. C.; Pons, V.; Semelsberger, T. A.; Shrestha, R.; Stephens, F. H.; Thorn, D. L.; Tumas, W. Prep. Symp. ACS Fuel Div. 2007, 52, 445-446.

Metal Boryl Complexes and Catalyzed Additions of B-X Bonds to Unsaturated Organics

75. Metal Catalysed Hydroboration of Vinyl Sulfides, Sulfoxides, Sulfones, and Sulfonates, Webb, J. D.; Harrison, D. J.; Norman, D. W.; Balcquiere, J. M.; Vogels, C. M.; Durant, D. K.; Duffy, S. J.; Venkataraman, D.; Decken, A.; Baker, R. T.; Westcott, S. A. J. Mol. Cat. 2007, 275, 91-100.

2006

Ammonia-Borane Dehydrogenation for Hydrogen Storage

74. Dehydrogenation of Amine-Boranes for Chemical Hydrogen Storage, Prep. Symp. ACS Fuel Div. 2006, 51, 644-645.

73. Acid-Catalyzed Dehydro-oligomerization of Ammonia-Borane, Stephens, F. H.; Baker, R. T.; Matus, M. H.; Grant, D. J.; Dixon, D. A. Prep. Symp. ACS Fuel Div. 2006, 51, 573-574.

Multiphasic Catalysis

72. Divide et Impera – Multiphase, Green Solvent and Immobilization Strategies for Molecular Catalysis, Baker, R. T.; Kobayashi, S.; Leitner, W. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2006, 348, 1337-1340.

Metal Boryl Complexes and Catalyzed Additions of B-X Bonds to Unsaturated Organics

71. Synthesis and Molecular Structure of 4,4,5,5-tetramethyl-2-(1-(phenylsulfonyl)propan-2-yl)-1,3,2-dioxaborolane, Coombs, R. R.; Vogels, C. M.; Wheaton, S. L.; Baerlocher, F. J.; Baker, R. T.; Decken, A.; Westcott, S. A. J. Chem. Cryst. 2006, 36, 661-665.

2005

Ammonia-Borane Dehydrogenation for Hydrogen Storage

70. Room Temperature Hydrogen Evolution from Amine-Boranes, Stephens, F. H.; Baker, R. T. Prep. Symp. ACS Fuel Div. 2005, 50, 538-539. Multiphasic Catalysis

69. Concurrent Tandem Catalysis, Wasilke, J.-C.; Obrey, S. J.; Baker, R. T.; Bazan, G. C. Chem. Rev. 2005, 105, 1001-1020.

68. Rhodium-Catalysed Hydroformylation using Fluoroarylphosphines and a Comparison of Platinum(0, II), Palladium(II), Rhodium(I) and Iridium(I) Complexes of P{C6H3(CF3}2-3,5}3 and P(C6F5)3, Clarke, M. L.; Ellis, D.; Mason, K. L.; Orpen, A. G.; Pringle, P. G.; Wingad, R. L.; Zaher, D. A.; Baker, R. T. Dalton Trans. 2005, 1294-1300.

2004

Metal Boryl Complexes and Catalyzed Additions of B-X Bonds to Unsaturated Organics

67. Reactions of Hydroborating Reagents with Phosphinorhodium Hydride Complexes, Westcott, S. A.; Marder, T. B.; Baker, R. T.; Harlow, R. L.; Calabrese, J. C.; Lam, K. C.; Lin, Z. Polyhedron, 2004, 23, 2665-2677. (M.L.H. Green issue)

66. A Gentle and Efficient Route for the Deoxygenation of Sulfoxides using Catecholborane (HBcat; cat = 1,2-O2C6H4), Harrison, D. J.; Tam, N. C.; Vogels, C. M.; Langler, R. F.; Baker, R. T.; Decken, A.; Westcott, S. A. Tet. Lett. 2004, 45, 8493-8496.

Metal Diaminophosphenium Complexes

65. Molecular and Electronic Structure of Platinum Bis(N-arylamino)phosphenium Complexes including [Pt(phosphine)(phosphenium)(N-heterocyclic carbene)]+, Hardman, N. J.; Abrams, M. B.; Pribisko, M. A.; Gilbert,T. P.; Martin, R. L.; Kubas, G. J.; Baker, R. T. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 2004, 43, 1955-1958.

Alkane C-H Bond Activation with Iminopyrrole Platinum Complexes

64. C-H Bond Activation with Neutral Platinum Methyl Complexes, Iverson, C. N.; Carter, C. A. G.; Scollard, J. D.; Pribisko, M. A.; John, K. D.; Scott, B. L.; Baker, R. T.; Bercaw, J. E.; Labinger, J. A., in "Activation and Functionalization of C-H Bonds," Goldman, A. S.; Goldberg, K. I., Eds. ACS Symp. Ser. 2004, 885, 319-333.

2003

Reactions of Nitrido Osmium Complexes

63. The Cyanoimido Ligand as an Oxo Analogue. Novel Approaches to the Preparation of Cyano(imino)-aza-phosphorus(V) and N-Cyanoaziridine, Huynh, M. H. V.; Meyer, T. J.; Baker, R. T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 2832-2833.

Multiphasic Catalysis

62. Micro-X-ray Fluorescence as a General High-Throughput Screening Method for Catalyst Discovery and Small Molecule Recognition, Miller, T. C.; Mann, G.; Havrilla, G. J.; Wells, C. A.; Warner, B. P.; Baker, R. T. J. Combin. Chem. 2003, 5, 245-252.

Alkane C-H Bond Activation with Iminopyrrole Platinum Complexes

61. C-H Bond Activation by Unsymmetrical 2-(N-Arylimino)-pyrrolide Pt complexes: Geometric Effects on Reactivity, Iverson, C. N.; Carter, C. A. G.; Baker, R. T.; Scollard, J. D.; Labinger, J. A., Bercaw, J. E. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 12674-12675.

2002

Reactions of Nitrido Osmium Complexes

60. Reversible Reduction of Acetonitrile by Os(III)-Sulfilimido Complexes, [OsCl(tpy)(NCCH3)(NSAr)], Huynh, M. H. V.; Baker, R. T.; Morris, D. E.; White, P. S.; Meyer, T. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 2002, 41, 3870-3873.

59. Formation and reactivity of the Os(IV)-azidoimido complex, PPN[OsIVCl3(bpy)(N4)], Huynh, M. H. V.; Baker, R.T.; Jameson, D.L.; Labouriau, A.; Meyer, T.J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 4580-4582.

Allylmetal Complexes and Single-Site Alkane Dehydrogenation

58. The Remarkable Structure and Dynamics of Tris(allyl)rhodium and Iridium as Determined by Theory and Experiment, John, K. J.; Michalczyk, R.; Hernandez, G.; Green, J. C.; Martin, R. L.; Baker, R. T.; Sattelberger, A. P. Organometallics 2002, 21, 5757-5766.

Metal Boryl Complexes and Catalyzed Additions of B-X Bonds to Unsaturated Organics

57. Bifunctional Lewis Acid Reactivity of Diol-Derived Diboron Reagents, Carter, C. A. G.; John, K. J.; Mann, G.; Martin, R. L.; Cameron, T. M.; Baker, R. T.; Bishop, K. L.; Broene, R. D.; Westcott, S. A. in Group 13 Chemistry: From Fundamentals to Applications, Shapiro, P. J.; Atwood, D. A., Eds., ACS Symp. Ser. 2002, 822, 70-87.

56. “Diboration”, Broene, R. D.; Baker, R. T. Encyclopedia of Catalysis, John Wiley and Sons: New York, 2002.

55. “Disilylation”, Broene, R. D.; Baker, R. T. Encyclopedia of Catalysis, John Wiley and Sons: New York, 2002.

54. “Distannylation and Addition of R¬mE-E’R¬n, (E = B, Si, Sn)”, Broene, R. D.; Baker, R. T. Encyclopedia of Catalysis, John Wiley and Sons: New York, 2002.

2001

Multiphasic Catalysis

53. Phase-separable Catalysis using Room Temperature Ionic Liquids and Supercritical Carbon Dioxide, Liu, F.; Abrams, M. B.; Baker, R. T.; Tumas, W. Chem. Commun. 2001, 433-434.

Allylmetal Complexes and Single-Site Alkane Dehydrogenation

52. Comparison of the Reactivity of M(allyl)3 (M = Rh, Ir) with Donor Ligands, John, K. D.; Salazar, K. V.; Scott, B. L.; Baker, R. T.; Sattelberger, A. P. Organometallics, 2001, 20, 296-304. 2130.

Metal Boryl Complexes and Catalyzed Additions of B-X Bonds to Unsaturated Organics

51. Metal-catalyzed Hydroboration and Diboration of Thiocarbonyl Compounds, Harrison, D. J.; Vogels, C. M.; Gagnon, M. K. J.; Carter, C. A. G.; Langler, R. F.; Baker, R. T.; Westcott, S. A., Chem. Commun. 2001, 20, 2130-2132.

2000

Allylmetal Complexes and Single-Site Alkane Dehydrogenation

50. Chemistry of M(allyl)3 (M = Rh, Ir) compounds: Structural Characterization of Tris(allyl)iridium Complexes with Phosphorus Ligands, John, K. D.; Salazar, K. V.; Scott, B. L.; Baker, R. T.; Sattelberger, A. P Chem. Commun. 2000, 581-582.

Models for Silica-Supported Metal Complexes

49. Synthesis and Characterization of Iron Silasesquioxane Phosphane Complexes, Liu, F.; John, K. D.; Scott, B. L.; Baker, R. T.; Ott, K. C.; Tumas, W. Angew. Chem. Intl. Ed. Engl. 2000, 39, 3127-3130.

Reductive Coupling

48. Molybdenum 2-imine Complex Formation and the Reductive Coupling of Imines, Cameron, T. M.; Ortiz, C. G.; Abboud, K. A.; Boncella, J. M.; Baker, R. T.; Scott, B. L. Chem. Commun. 2000, 573-574.

Metal Diaminophosphenium Complexes

47. Sterically Tunable Phosphenium Cations: Synthesis and Characterization of Bis(arylamino)phosphenium Ions, Phosphinophosphenium Adducts, and the First Well-Defined Rhodium Phosphenium Complexes, Abrams, M. B.; Scott, B. L.; Baker, R. T., Organometallics, 2000, 19, 4944-4956.

Metal Boryl Complexes and Catalyzed Additions of B-X Bonds to Unsaturated Organics

46. Enhanced Regioselectivity of Rhodium-Catalysed Alkene Hydroboration in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide, Carter, C. A. G.; Baker, R. T.; Nolan, S. P.; Tumas, W. Chem. Commun. 2000, 347-348.

45. Platinum-catalyzed Diboration using a Commercially Available Catalyst: Diboration of Aldimines to Alpha-aminoboronate Esters, Mann, G.; John, K. D.; Baker, R. T. Org. Lett. 2000, 2, 2105-2108.

44. Metal-Catalyzed Routes to Alpha-Heteroatom-Substituted Boronic Acids and Boronate Esters, Appel, A.; Cameron, T. M.; Carter, C. A. G.; Gagnon, M. K. J.; Mann, G.; Baker, R. T., Current Topics in the Chemistry of Boron, Marder, T. B.; Hughes, A.D., Eds., Royal Society of Chemistry: London, 2000, 407-414.

1999

Multiphasic Catalysis

43. Homogeneous Catalysis Enhanced: Toward Greener Chemistry, Baker, R. T.; Tumas, W. Science 1999, 284, 1477–1479.

1998

Metal Boryl Complexes and Catalyzed Additions of B-X Bonds to Unsaturated Organics

42. Metal-Catalysed Multiple Boration of Ketimines, Cameron, T. M.; Baker, R. T.; Westcott, S. A. Chem. Commun. 1998, 2395 - 2396.

1996

Metal Boryl Complexes and Catalyzed Additions of B-X Bonds to Unsaturated Organics

41. Oxidative Addition of a B-B Bond by an Iridium(I) Complex: Molecular Structure of mer-cis-[IrCl(Bcat)2 (PMe3)3], Dai, C.; Stringer, G.; Marder, T. B.; Baker, R. T.; Scott, A. J.; Clegg, W.; Norman, N. C., Can. J. Chem. 1996, 74, 2026.

1995

Metal Boryl Complexes and Catalyzed Additions of B-X Bonds to Unsaturated Organics

40. Transition Metal-Catalyzed Diboration of Vinylarenes, Baker, R. T.; Nguyen, P.; Marder, T. B.; Westcott, S. A., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 1995, 34, 1336-1338.

39. Reactions of Organoruthenium Phosphine Complexes with Hydroborating Reagents, Baker, R. T.; Calabrese, J. C.; Westcott, S. A.; Marder, T. B. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 8777-8784.

38. Coinage Metal-Catalyzed Hydroboration of Imines, Baker, R. T.; Calabrese, J. C.; Westcott, S. A. J. Organomet. Chem. 1995, 498, 109-117.

1994

Metal Boryl Complexes and Catalyzed Additions of B-X Bonds to Unsaturated Organics

37. New Developments in the Transition Metal-Catalyzed Hydroboration of Alkenes, Westcott, S. A.; Nguyen, P.; Blom, H. P.; Marder, T. B.; Baker, R. T.; Calabrese, J. C. Current Topics in the Chemistry of Boron, Kabalka, G. W., Ed., pp. 68-71, Royal Society of Chemistry: Cambridge, 1994

1993

Early Metal Diorganophosphide and Phosphido-Bridged Early-Late Heterobimetallics

36. New (-C5Me5)M(PR2)x Complexes (M = Ta, Mo, W): Reversible P-H Bond Activation, sp3 C-H Bond Activation, and P-C Bond Formation, Baker, R. T.; Calabrese, J. C.; Harlow, R. L.; Williams, I. D. Organometallics 1993, 12, 830-841.

Metal Boryl Complexes and Catalyzed Additions of B-X Bonds to Unsaturated Organics

35. Transition Metal-Catalyzed Addition of Catecholborane to -Substituted Vinylarenes: Hydroboration vs. Dehydrogenative Borylation", Westcott, S. A.; Marder, T. B.; Baker, R. T. Organometallics, 1993, 12, 975-979.

34. Nucleophile-Promoted Degradation of Catecholborane: Consequences for Transition Metal-Catalyzed Hydroborations, Westcott, S. A.; Blom, H. P.; Marder, T. B.; Baker, R. T. Inorg. Chem. 1993, 32, 2175-2182.

33. Insertion of Alkenes into Rh-B Bonds, Baker, R. T.; Calabrese, J. C.; Westcott, S. A.; Nguyen, P.; Marder, T. B. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1993, 115, 4367-4368.

32. Reactions of Catecholborane with Iridium Complexes: Molecular Structure of trans-IrHCl(CO)(Bcat)(PPh3)2, Westcott, S. A.; Marder, T. B.; Baker, R. T.; Calabrese, J. C. Can. J. Chem. 1993, 71, 930-936.

1992

Paramagnetic Metal Complexes

31. RhCl(CO)[P(t-Bu)3]: a Simple Rhodium(I) Complex Which is not Square Planar?, Harlow, R. L.; Westcott, S. A.; Thorn, D. L.; Baker, R. T. Inorg. Chem. 1992, 31, 323-325.

30. Structural Determinations of Chloro-bis(triisopropylphosphine)rhodium Complexes in the +2 and +3 Oxidation States", Harlow, R. L.; Thorn, D. L.; Baker, R. T.; Jones N. L. Inorg. Chem. 1992, 31, 993-997.

Metal Boryl Complexes and Catalyzed Additions of B-X Bonds to Unsaturated Organics

29. New Homogeneous Rhodium Catalysts for the Regioselective Hydroboration of Alkenes, Westcott, S. A.; Blom, H. P.; Marder, T. B.; Baker, R. T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 8863-8869.

28. Reactions of Catecholborane with Wilkinson's Catalyst: Implications for Transition Metal-Catalyzed Hydroboration of Alkenes, Burgess, K.; van der Donk, W. A.; Westcott, S. A.; Marder, T. B.; Baker, R. T.; Calabrese, J. C. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 9350-9359.

Metallopolymers

27. Synthesis of the New Metalloligands [-(PPh2)xC6H6-x]CrL(CO)2] [x = 1, 2]; (L = CO, PR3) and some Rhodium(I) Complexes, Wright, M. E.; Lawson, L.; Baker, R. T.; Roe, D. C. Polyhedron 1992, 11, 323-329.

1991

Early Metal Diorganophosphide and Phosphido-Bridged Early-Late Heterobimetallics

26. Unsaturated Bis(phosphido)-Bridged Heterobimetallic Polyhydrides Via Dihydrogen Activation, Baker, R. T.; Glassman, T. E.; Ovenall, D. W.; Calabrese, J. C. Isr. J. Chem. 1991, 31, 33-53.

Paramagnetic Metal Complexes

25. EPR Spectra of (C5Me5)MoCl2(PMe3)2 in Solution and In Single Crystals of (C5Me5)MoCl2(N2)(PMe3)2, Baker, R. T.; Morton, J. R.; Preston, K. F.; Williams, A. J.; Le Page, Y. Inorg. Chem. 1991, 30, 113-116.

Metal Cp Complexes Review

24. ()--Cyclopentadienyl Metal Complexes by Reaction with the Corresponding Metal Halides, Baker, R. T., Section 5.8.2.8.3., Vol. 12 in "Inorganic Reactions and Methods", Zuckerman, J. J., Hagen, A. P., Eds., VCH: New York, 1991.

Metal Boryl Complexes and Catalyzed Additions of B-X Bonds to Unsaturated Organics

23. Reactions of Catecholatoborane (HBcat) with Phosphinorhodium Complexes: Molecular Structures of RhHCl(Bcat)(PPri3)2 and [(Pri2PCH2)2]Rh[(-cat)Bcat], Westcott, S. A.; Taylor, N. J.; Marder, T. B.; Baker, R. T.; Jones, N. L.; Calabrese, J. C. J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Comm. 1991, 304-305.

1990

Early Metal Diorganophosphide and Phosphido-Bridged Early-Late Heterobimetallics

22. Synthetic, Structural and Bonding Studies of Phosphido-Bridged Early-Late Transition-Metal Heterobimetallic Complexes, Baker, R. T.; Fultz, W. C.; Marder, T. B.; Williams, I. D. Organometallics 1990, 9, 2357-2367.

Metal Boryl Complexes and Catalyzed Additions of B-X Bonds to Unsaturated Organics

21. Boryliridium and Boraethyliridium Complexes fac-[IrH2(PMe3)3(BRR')] and fac-[IrH(PMe3)3(-CH2BHRR')], Baker, R. T.; Ovenall, D. W.; Calabrese, J. C.; Westcott, S. A.; Taylor, N. J.; Williams, I. D.; Marder, T. B. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1990, 112, 9399-9400.

20. Reactions of Thexylborane with Phosphinorhodium Hydride, -Alkyl- and Allyl Complexes, Baker, R. T.; Ovenall, D. W.; Harlow, R. L.; Westcott, S. A.; Taylor, N. J.; Marder, T. B. Organometallics 1990, 9, 3028-3030.

1989

Paramagnetic Metal Complexes

19. Single-Crystal EPR Spectrum of the Phosphido-Bridged Radical Fe2(CO)7(-PPh2), Krusic, P. J.; Baker, R. T.; Calabrese, J. R.; Morton, J. R.; Preston, K. F.; Le Page, Y. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1989, 111, 1262-1267.

1988

Early Metal Diorganophosphide and Phosphido-Bridged Early-Late Heterobimetallics

18. Unsaturated, PCy2-bridged Re-M Heterobimetallics (M = Rh, Ir, Pd; Cy = Cyclohexyl): Metal-Metal Bond Isomerism, Reversible P-H Bond Activation, and Cooperative Reactivity, Baker, R. T.; Calabrese, J. C.; Glassman, T. E. Organometallics 1988, 7, 1889-1891.

Paramagnetic Metal Complexes

17. Spectroscopic, Structural, Electrochemical and Kinetic Studies of Ligand Substitution in the 33e- Dinuclear Radical Fe2(CO)7(-PPh2) and the 34e- Analogues [Fe2(CO)7(-PPh2)]- and FeCo(CO)7(-PPh2), Baker, R. T.; Calabrese, J. C.; Krusic, P. J.; Therien, M. J.; Trogler, W. C. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1988, 110, 8392-8412.

Solution Routes to Inorganic Materials

16. Studies on Organoaluminum Precursors of Aluminum Nitride Fibers, Baker, R. T.; Bolt, J. D.; Reddy, G. S.; Roe, D. C.; Staley, R. H.; Tebbe, F. N.; Vega, A. J. Materials Research Society Symp. Proc. 1988, 121, 471-476.

1986

Metallocarboranes

15. Hypercloso-Metallaboranes, Baker, R. T. Inorg. Chem. 1986, 25, 109-111. Early Metal Diorganophosphide and Phosphido-Bridged Early-Late Heterobimetallics

14. Synthesis, Molecular Structure, Solution Dynamics and Reactivity of (-C5H5)2M(-PR2)2Rh(-indenyl) (M = Zr, Hf; R = Et, Ph), Baker, R. T.; Tulip, T. H. Organometallics 1986, 5, 839-845.

Paramagnetic Metal Complexes

13. Electron Spin Resonance and Molecular Orbital Study of Binuclear Phosphido-Bridged Iron Carbonyl Radicals, Baker, R. T.; Krusic, P. J.; Calabrese, J. C.; Roe, D. C. Organometallics 1986, 5, 1506-1508.

1985

Metallocarboranes

12. Synthesis, Structural Characterization, and Stereospecificity in the Formation of Bimetallic Rhodacarborane Clusters Containing Rh-H-B Bridge Interactions, Behnken, P. E.; Marder, T. B.; Baker, R. T.; Knobler, C. B.; Thompson, M. R.; Hawthorne, M. F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1985, 107, 932-940.

Early Metal Diorganophosphide and Phosphido-Bridged Early-Late Heterobimetallics

11. Synthesis and Molecular Structures of Diorganophosphido-Bridged Heterobimetallic Complexes, Baker, R. T.; Tulip, T. H.; Wreford, S. S. Inorg. Chem. 1985, 24, 1379-1383.

1984

Metallocarboranes

10. Metallacarboranes in Catalysis. 2. Synthesis and Reactivity of Closo Icosahedral Bis(phosphine)hydridorhodacarboranes and the Crystal and Molecular Structures of Two Unusual closo-Phosphinorhodacarborane Complexes, Baker, R. T.; Delaney, M. S.; King, R. E.; Knobler, C. B.; Long, J. A.; Marder, T. B.; Paxson, T. E.; Teller, R. G.; Hawthorne, M. F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1984, 106, 2965-2978.

1983

Metallocarboranes

9. Synthesis and Characterization of Anionic Halogen-Containing Rhodacarboranes. Crystal and Molecular Structure of the Hydrogen-Bonded Ion Pair [HPPh3][closo-3-Ph3P-3,3-Br2-3,1,2-RhC2B9H11], Zheng, L.; Baker, R. T.; Knobler, C. B.; Walker, J. A.; Hawthorne, M. F. Inorg. Chem. 1983, 22, 3350-3355.

Early Metal Diorganophosphide and Phosphido-Bridged Early-Late Heterobimetallics

8. Characterization and Interconversion of Metal-Phosphorus Single and Double Bonds: Bis(cyclopentadienyl)zirconium and -hafnium Bis(diorganophosphide) Complexes, Baker, R. T.; Whitney, J. F.; Wreford, S. S. Organometallics 1983, 2, 1049-1051.

7. Synthesis and Molecular Structures of Homoleptic Dicyclohexylphosphide Complexes of the Early Transition Metals, Baker, R. T.; Krusic, P. J.; Tulip, T. H.; Calabrese, J. C.; Wreford, S. S. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1983, 105, 6763-6765.

1981

Metallocarboranes

6. Ten-vertex Closo- and Hypercloso-Phosphinometallocarborane Complexes Derived from Sodium Dodecahydro-1,3-dicarba-arachno-nonaborate(1-), Jung, C. W.; Baker, R. T.; Hawthorne, M. F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1981, 103, 810-816.

5. Dynamic FT-NMR Studies of Hindered Metal-Cage Rotation in Twelve-Vertex Closo-Phosphinometallocarborane Complexes, Marder, T. B.; Baker, R. T.; Long, J. A.; Doi, J. A.; Hawthorne, M. F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1981, 103, 2988-2994.

1980

Metallocarboranes

4. Closo- and Hypercloso-Ten-vertex Ruthenacarboranes Containing Chelating Alkenylphosphine Ligands, Jung, C. W.; Baker, R. T.; Knobler, C. B.; Hawthorne, M. F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1980, 102, 5782-5790.

1978

Metallocarboranes

3. Synthesis of Closo- and Nido-Metallaboranes from Metallocenes, Leyden, R. N.; Sullivan, B. P.; Baker, R. T.; Hawthorne, M. F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1978, 100, 3758-3765.

2. Characterization and Molecular Structure of [(PPh3)Rh(C2B9H11)]2, a Phosphinorhodacarborane Dimer Containing Rh-H-B Bridges, Baker, R. T.; King, R. E.; Knobler, C. B.; O'Con, C. A.; Hawthorne, M. F. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1978, 100, 8266-8267.

1976

Undergraduate Research

1. Synthesis, Physical Properties and Crystal and Molecular Structure of a Binuclear Copper(II) Complex Incorporating 3-Methylpyrazolylgallate Ligands, Baker, R. T.; Rettig, S. J.; Storr, A.; Trotter, J. Can. J. Chem. 1976, 54, 343-353.