PUBLICATIONS

IMG_0991

20. Rabanzo-Castillo, K. M.; Hanif, M.; Soehnel, T.; Leitao, E. M. Synthesis, Characterisation and Electronic Properties of Naphthalene Bridged Disilanes. Dalton Trans. 2019, accepted. link

19. Resendiz-Lara, D. A.; Whittell, G. R.; Leitao, E. M.; Manners, I. Catalytic Syntheiss, Characterisation, and Properties of Polyaminoborane Homopolymers and Random Copolymers. Macromolecules 2019, accepted.

18. Lee, K. L.; Feld, J.; Ben-Tal, Y.; Guo, Z.; Hume, P.; Leitao, E. M. Facile Substituent Exchange at H-Phosphonate Diesters Limiting an Effective Synthesis of D-Phosphonate Diesters. Asian J. Org. Chem. 2019, 8, 1415-1425. link

17. Boott, C. E.; Leitao, E. M.; Hayward, D. W.; Laine, R. F.; Mahou, P.; Guerin, G.; Winnik, M. A.; Richardson, R. M.; Kaminski, C. F.; Manners, I. Probing the Growth Kinetics for the Formation of Uniform 1D Block Copolymer Nanoparticles by Living Crystallization-Driven Self-Assembly. ACS Nano. 2018, 12, 8920-8933. link

16. Rabanzo-Castillo, K. M.; Leitao, E. M. Main-Group Rings, Chains, and Polymer Compounds. Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry. 2017, 1-33. link

15. Boott, C. E.; Laine, R. F.; Mahou, P.; Finnegan, J. R.; Leitao, E. M.; Webb, S. E. D.; Kaminski, C. F.; Manners, I. In Situ Visualization of Block Copolymer Self-Assembly in Organic Media by Super-Resolution Fluorescence Microscopy. Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 18539-18542. link

CEJ2015

14. Stubbs, N. E.; Schafer, A.; Robertson, A. P. M.; Leitao, E. M.; Jurca, T.; Sparkes, H. A.; Woodall, C. H.; Haddow, M. F.; Manners, I. B-Methylated Amine-Boranes: Substituent Redistribution, Catalytic Dehydrogention, and Facile Metal-Free Hydrogen Transfer Reactions. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 10878-10889. link

IC2015

13. Leitao, E. M.; Manners, I. Rehydrogenation of Aminoboranes to Amine-Boranes Using H2O: Reaction Scope and Mechanism. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 2199-2205.  link

EJIC2015

12. Johnson, H.C.; Leitao, E. M.; Whittell, G. R.; Manners, I.; Lloyd-Jones, G.; Weller, A. S. Mechanistic Studies of the Dehydrocoupling and Dehydropolymerization of Amine-Boranes using a [Rh(Xantphos)]+ Catalyst. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 9078-9093.  link

JACS2014

11. Stubbs, N. E.; Jurca, T.; Leitao, E. M.; Woodall, C. H.; Manners, I. Polyaminoborane Main Chain Scission using N-Heterocyclic Carbenes; Formation of Donor-Stabilised Monomeric Aminoboranes. Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 9098-9100. link

CC2013

10. Leitao, E. M.; Jurca T.; Manners, I. Catalysis in Service of Main Group Chemistry Offers a Versatile Approach to p-Block Molecules and Materials. Nature Chem. 2013, 5, 817-829. link

NC2013

9. Leitao, E. M.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. A Thermally Robust Ruthenium Phosphonium Alkylidene Catalyst – The Effect of More Bulky N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands on Catalyst Performance in Olefin Metathesis Reactions. Can. J. Chem. 2013, 91, 935-942. link

CJC2013

8. Robertson, A. P. M.; Leitao, E. M.; Jurca, T.; Haddow, M. F.; Helten, H.; Lloyd-Jones, G. C.; Manners, I. Mechanisms of the Thermal and Catalytic Redistributions, Oligomerizations, and Polymerizations of Linear Diborazanes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 12670-12683. link

JACS2103

7. Stubbs, N. E.; Robertson, A. P. M.; Leitao, E. M.; Manners, I. Amine-Borane Dehydrogenation Chemistry: Metal-Free Hydrogen Transfer, New Catalysts and Mechanisms and the Synthesis of Polyaminoboranes. J. Organomet. Chem. 2012, 730, 84-89.  link

JOMC2012

6. Leitao, E. M.; Stubbs, N. E.; Robertson, A. P. M.; Helten, H.; Cox, R. J.; Lloyd-Jones, G. C.; Manners, I. The Mechanism of Metal-Free Hydrogen Transfer Between Amine-Boranes and Aminoboranes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 16805-16816. link

JACS2012

5. Khalimon, A. Y.; Leitao, E. M.; Piers, W. E. Photogeneration of a Phosphonium Alkylidene Olefin Metathesis Catalyst. Organometallics 2012, 31, 5634-5637. link

OM2012

4. Robertson, A. P. M.; Leitao, E. M.; Manners, I. Catalytic Redistribution and Polymerization of Diborazanes: Unexpected Observation of Metal-Free Hydrogen Transfer between Aminoboranes and Amine-Boranes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 19322-19325. link

JACS2011

3. Leitao, E. M.; van der Eide, E. F.; Romero, P. E.; Piers, W. E.; McDonald, R. Kinetic and Thermodynamic Analysis of Processes Relevant to Initiation of Olefin Metathesis by Ruthenium Phosphonium Alkylidene Catalysts. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 2784-2794. link

JACS2010

2. Crawford, E.; Lohr, T.; Leitao, E. M.; Kwok, S.; McIndoe, J. S. Distannoxane Speciation During Esterification Catalysis: Revealing Insights Provided by Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry. Dalton Trans. 2009, 9110-9112. link

DT2009

1. Leitao, E. M.; Dubberley, S. R.; Wu, Q.; Piers, W. E.; McDonald, R. Thermal Decomposition Modes for Four Coordinate Ruthenium Phosphonium Alkylidene Olefin Metathesis Catalysts. Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 11565-11572. link

CEJ2008