Selected Recent Publications

A. M. Polgar, F. Weigend, J. F. Corrigan, 2017, submitted. NHC Enabled Gold-Silver-Chalcogenide Nanocluster Synthesis.

T. I. Levchenko, C. Kübel, B. Khalili Najafabadi, P. D. Boyle, C. Cadogan, L. Goncharova, A. Garreau, F. Lagugné-Labarthet, Y. Huang, J. F.  Corrigan, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, in press. Luminescent CdSe Superstructures: a Nanocluster Superlattice and a Nanoporous Crystal.

M. Azizpoor Fard, A. M. Polgar, J. F. Corrigan, Organometallics, 2016, submitted. Tethered Polynuclear Copper-Chalcogenolate Assemblies Enabled via NHC Ligation.

A. M. Polgar, C. B. Khadka, M. Azizpoor Fard, B. Nikkel, T. O’Donnell, T. Neumann, K. Lahring, K. Thompson, C. Cadogan, F. Weigend, J. F. Corrigan, Chem. Eur. J.2016, 22, 18378–18382. A Controlled Route to A Luminescent 3d10-5d10 Sulfido Cluster Containing Unique AuCu23-S) Motifs.

X. Zhao, Y. Huang, J. F. Corrigan, Inorg. Chem., 2016, 55, 10180-10817. Facile Preparation of Wurtzite CuInE2 (E = S, Se) Nanoparticles Under Solvothermal Conditions.

A. I. Wallbank, T. P. Lebold, A. Borecki, A. M. Polgar, B. M. Waters, M. S. Workentin, J. F. Corrigan, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 2017, 372-377. Zn(II) and Cd(II) Ferrocenylchalcogenolate Complexes.

B. Khalili Najafabadi, J. F. Corrigan, Can. J. Chem., 2016, 94, 593-598. Silylphosphido Complexes of Gold(I) Coordinated with NHC Ligands.

M. Hesari, J. Turnbull, C. B. Khadka, F. Weigend, J. F. Corrigan, Z. Ding, Electrochimica Acta, 2016, 210, 79-86. Enhancing Electrochemiluminescence of Metal Chalcogenide Clusters by Means of Mn Doping.

M. Azizpoor Fard, A. Kenaree, P. J. Ragogna, J. B. Gilroy, J. F. Corrigan, Dalton Trans.2016, 45, 2868-2880. Polyferrocenylalkylphosphines and their Coordination Chemistry with Group 11 Metals.

M. Azizpoor Fard, T. I. Levchenko, C. Cadogan, William J. Humenny,  J.  F. Corrigan, Chem. Eur. J.2016, 22, 4543-4550. Stable –ESiMe3 Complexes of Cu(I) and Ag(I) (E = S, Se): New Synthons for Ternary Nanocluster Assembly.

B. Khalili Najafabadi, J. F. Corrigan, Dalton Trans.2015, 44, 14235-14241. Enhanced Thermal Stability of Cu-Silylphosphido Complexes via NHC Ligation.

M. Madadi, B. Khalili Najafabadi, M. Azizpoor Fard J. F. Corrigan, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2015, 3094-3101. NHC Stabilized Bis(trimethylsilyl)phosphido Complexes of Ni(II) and Pd(II). 

T. I. Levchenko, C. Kübel, D. Wang, B . Khalili Najafabadi, Y. Huang, J. F. Corrigan, Chem. Mater., 201527, 3666–3682. Controlled Solvothermal Routes to Hierarchical 3D Superstructures of CdS.

M. Azizpoor Fard, F. Weigend, J. F. Corrigan, Chem. Commun.2015, 51, 8361-8364. Simple but Effective: Thermally Stable Cu-ESiMe3 via NHC Ligation.

M. Azizpoor Fard, M. Willans, B. Khalili Najafabadi, T. I. Levchenko, J. F. Corrigan, Dalton Trans.2015, 44, 8267-8277. Polydentate chalcogen reagents for the facile preparation of Pd2 and Pd4complexes.

Y. Liu, B. Khalili Najafabadi, M. Azizpoor Fard, J. F. Corrigan, Angew. Chem., 2015, 54, 4832–4835. Functionalized Ag2S Molecular Architectures - Facile Assembly of the Atomically Precise Ferrocene Decorated Nanocluster [Ag74S19(dppp)6(fc(C{O}OCH2CH2S)2)18].

B. Khalili Najafabadi, J. F. Corrigan, Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 665-667. N-Heterocyclic Carbene Stabilized Ag-P Nanoclusters.

M. Azizpoor Fard, B. Khalili Najafabadi, M. Hesari, M. S. Workentin, J. F. Corrigan, Chem. A Eur. J., 2014, 20, 7037-7047. New Poly-silylchalcogen Reagents for the Generation of Polyferrocenyl Assemblies.

B. Khalili Najafabadi, J. F. Corrigan, Dalton Trans., 2014, 43, 2104-2111. N-Heterocyclic Carbenes as Effective Ligands for the Preparation of Stabilized Copper- and Silver-t-Butylthiolate Clusters.

C. B. Khadka, B. Khalili Najafabadi, M. Hesari, M. S. Workentin, J. F. Corrigan, Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 6798–6805. Copper-chalcogenide Clusters Stabilized with Ferrocene Based Diphosphine Ligands.

A. N. Comeau , J.-J. Liu , C. B. Khadka , J. F. Corrigan, L. Konermann, Anal. Chem., 2013, 85, 1200–1207. Nanocluster Isotope Distributions Measured by Electrospray Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry

B. Khalili Najafabadi, M. Hesari, M. S. Workentin, J. F. Corrigan, J. Organomet. Chem., 2012, 703, 16-24.  New Ferrocene Based Dithiolate Ligands.

C. B. Khadka, A. Eichhöfer, F. Weigend, J. F. Corrigan, Inorg. Chem., 2012, 51, 2747–2756. Zinc Chalcogenolate Complexes as Molecular Precursors to Mn(II) containing ZnE (E= S, Se) Clusters. 

W. J. Humenny, S. Mitzinger, C. B. Khadka, B. Khalili Najafabadi, I. Vieira, J. F. Corrigan, Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 4413-4422. NHC Stabilized Copper- and Silver-Phenylchalcogenolate Clusters. 

T. Levchenko, C. Kübel, Y. Huang, J. F. Corrigan, Chem. Eur J., 201117, 14394-14398. From Molecule to Materials: Crystalline Superlattices of Nanoscopic Molecules of CdS.

A. Howarth, J. J. Liu, L. Konermann, J. F. Corrigan, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem., 2011, 637, 1203- 1206. Probing the Metal Composition of Ternary 12-12 ́-16 Nanoclusters via Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry.

D. Taher, J. F. Corrigan, Organometallics, 2011, 30, 5943-5952. Aryl(trimethylsilyl)selenides as Reagents for the Synthesis of Mono and Di-Selenoesters.

D. G. MacDonald, A. Eichhöfer, C. F. Campana, J. F. Corrigan,  Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 5890–5902. Ferrocene Based Trimethylsilyl Chalcogenide Reagents for the Assembly of Functionalized Metal-Chalcogen Architectures.

D. G. MacDonald, C. Kübel, J. F. Corrigan, Inorg. Chem., 2011, 50, 3252–3261. Ferrocenyl Functionalized Silver-Chalcogenide Nanoclusters.

C. B. Khadka, D. G. MacDonald, Y. Lan, D. Fenske, A. K. Powell, J. F. Corrigan, Inorg. Chem., 2010, 49, 7289-7297. Trimethylsilylchalcogenolates of Co(II) and Mn(II): From Mononuclear Coordination Complexes to Clusters Containing –ESiMe3 Moieties (E = S, Se).

D. G. Macdonald, J. F. Corrigan, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 2010, 368, 1455–1472, Metal Chalcogenide Nanoclusters with ‘Tailored’ Surfaces via ‘Designer’ Silylated Chalcogen Reagents.

S. Ahmar, D. G. MacDonald, N. Vijayratnam, T. L. Battista, M. S. Workentin, J. F. Corrigan, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49, 4422-4424. A Nanoscopic Polyferrocenyl 3-D Assembly: Preparation of the Structurally Characterized Triacontakaihexa(ferrocenylmethylthiolate) Cluster [Ag48(S)6(SCH2Fc)36].

T. Niebel, D. G. MacDonald, C. B. Khadka, J. F. Corrigan, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem., 2010, 636, 1095-1099. Synthesis and Characterization of trans - Pd(II)- Trimethylsilylchalcogenolates.

D. Taher, J. F. Corrigan, Can. J. Chem., 2009, 87, 380-385 (special issue in honour of R. J. Puddephatt). Phenylene-1,4- and Biphenylene-4,4’-diselenolate Bridged Complexes of Gold(I).

J. F. Corrigan, O. Fuhr, D. Fenske, Adv. Mater., 2009, 21, 1867–1871. Metal Chalcogenide Clusters on the Border Between Molecules and Materials.

M. W. DeGroot, K. M. Atkins, A. Borecki, H. Rösner and J. F. Corrigan, J. Mater. Chem., 2008, 18, 1123 - 1130. Molecular Precursor Approach for the Synthesis of Composition-Controlled ZnxCd1-xS and ZnxCd1-xSe Nanoparticles.

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