Publications

  1. Lambic, N. S.; Brown, C. A.; Sommer, R. D. and Ison, E. A." Dramatic Increase in the Rate of Olefin Insertion by Coordination of Lewis Acids to the Oxo Ligand in Oxorhenium(V) Hydrides." Organometallics, 2017, 36, 2042–2051.


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  2. Ison, A.; Ison, E. A. and Perry, C. M." Oxorhenium Complexes for Catalytic Hydrosilylation and Hydrolytic Hydrogen Production: A Multiweek Advanced Laboratory Experiment for Undergraduate Students." J. Chem. Educ. ASAP.


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  3. Pérez, D. E.; Smeltz, J. L.; Sommer, R. D.; Boyle, P. D. and Ison, E. A." Cationic Rhenium (III) Complexes: Synthesis, Characterization, and Reactivity for Hydrosilylation of Aldehydes." Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 4609-4616.


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  4. Lambic, N. S.; Sommer, R. D.; Ison, E. A." Tuning Catalytic Activity in the Hydrogenation of Unactivated Olefins with Transition-Metal Oxos as the Lewis Base Component of Frustrated Lewis Pairs." ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 1170-1180.


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  5. Robbins, L. K.; Lilly, C. P.; Sommer, R. D., and Ison, E. A." Effect of the Ancillary Ligand on the Mechanism for CO Migratory Insertion in High-Valent Oxorhenium Complexes." Organometallics 2016, 35, 3530-3537.


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  6. Lambic, N. S.; Lilly, C. P.; Sommer, R. D.; Ison, E. A." Mechanism for the Reaction of CO with Oxorhenium Hydrides: Migratory Insertion of CO into Rhenium Hydride and Formyl Bonds leads to Migration from Rhenium to the Oxo Ligand." Organometallics 2016, 35, 3060-3068.


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  7. Lambic, N. S.; Lilly, C. P.; Robbins, L. K.; Sommer, R. D.; Ison, E. A." Reductive Carbonylation of Oxorhenium Hydrides Induced by Lewis Acids." Organometallics 2016, 35, 2822-2829.


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  8. Kerr, M.; Ahmed, I.; Gunay, A.; Venditto, N.; Zhu, F.; Ison, E.; Emmert, M. "Non-directed, Carbonate-Mediated C–H Activation and Aerobic C–H Oxygenation with Cp* Ir Catalysts." Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 9942–9947.

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  9. Frasco, D. A.; Mukherjee, S.; Sommer, R. D.; Perry, C. M.; Lambic, N. S.; Abboud, K. A.; Jakubikova, E.; Ison, E. A. " Nondirected C–H Activation of Arenes with Cp* Ir (III) Acetate Complexes: An Experimental and Computational Study." Organometallics , 2016, 35, 2435–2445.

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  10. Lambic, N. S.; Sommer, R. D.; Ison, E. A. "Transition-Metal Oxos as the Lewis Basic Component of Frustrated Lewis Pairs." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 4832.

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  11. Robbins, L. K.; Lilly, C. P.; Smeltz, J. L.; Boyle, P. D. and Ison, E. A. "Synthesis and Reactivity of Oxorhenium (V) Methyl, Benzyl, and Phenyl Complexes with CO: Implications for a Unique Mechanism for Migratory Insertion. ” Organometallics , 2015, 34(13), 3152–3158.

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  12. Lehman, C. M.; Pahls, D. R.; Meredith, J. H.; Sommer, R. D.; Heinekey, D. M.; Cundari, T. R. and Ison, E. A. "Oxyfunctionalization with Cp*IrIII(NHC)(Me)(Cl) with O2: Identification of a Rare Bimetallic IrIV u-oxo Intermediate. ” J. Am. Chem. Soc. , 2015 137 3574–3584.

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  13. Frasco, D. A.; Sommer, R. D. and Ison, E. A. "ortho-C–H Activation of Thiobenzoic Acid: Synthesis, Characterization, and Reactivity of Iridium Thiobenzoate Complexes. ” Organometallics, 2014, 34, 275–279.

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  14. Lehman, M. C.; Boyle, P. D.; Sommer, R. D. and Ison, E. A. "Oxyfunctionalization with Cp*IrIII(NHC)(Me)L Complexes. ” Organometallics, 2014, 33(19), 5081–5084.
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  15. Frasco, D. A.; Lilly, C. P.; Boyle, P. D. and Ison, E. A. "Cp*IrIII-Catalyzed Oxidative Coupling of Benzoic Acids with Alkynes. ” ACS Catal., 2013, 3(10), 2421–2429.
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  16. Lehman, M. C.; Gary, J. B.; Boyle, P. D.; Sanford, M. S.; and Ison, E. A. "Effect of Solvent and Ancillary Ligands on the Catalytic H/D Exchange Reactivity of Cp*IrIII(L) Complexes.” ACS Catal., 2013, 3(10), 2304–2310.
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  17. Liu, S.; Senocak, A.; Smeltz, J. L; Yang, L.; Wegenhart, B.; Yi, J.; Kenttämaa, H. I.; Ison, E. A. and Abu-Omar, M. M. "Mechanism of MTO-Catalyzed Deoxydehydration of Diols to Alkenes Using Sacrificial Alcohols.” Organometallics, 2013, 32(11), 3210–3219.
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  18. Smeltz, J. L.; Lilly, C. P.; Boyle, P. D.; and Ison, E. A. "The Electronic Nature of Terminal Oxo Ligands in Transition-Metal Complexes: Ambiphilic Reactivity of Oxorhenium Species.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135(25), 9433–9441.
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  19. Smeltz, Jessica L.; Boyle, Paul D.; Ison, Elon A.The Role of Low-Valent Re Species in Catalytic Hydrosilylation Reactions with OxoRhenium Catalysts.” Organometallics, 2012, 31(17), 5994–5997.
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  20. Lilly, Cassandra P.; Boyle, Paul D.; Ison, Elon A. "Synthesis of Oxorhenium Acetyl and Benzoyl Complexes Incorporating Diamido Pyridine Ligands: Implications for the Mechanism of CO Insertion." Organometallics 2012, 31, 4295-4301. DOI: 10.1021/om3002872

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  21. Ison, E. A.; Ison, A. "Green and Sustainable Chemistry in the Undergraduate Labs: Teaching the Full Spectrum of Research Skills through Synthesis and the Application of Catalysis." J. Chem. Ed. 2012, 89(12), 1575-1577.
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  22. Smeltz, Jessica L.; Webster, Charles Edwin; Ison, Elon A. "Computational Investigation of the Mechanism for the Activation of CO by Oxorhenium Complexes." Organometallics 2012, 31(10), 4055-4062. DOI:10.1021/om3003366.


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  23. Lilly, Cassandra P.; Boyle, Paul D.; Ison, Elon A. "Synthesis and Characterization of Oxorhenium(v) Diamido Pyridine Complexes that Catalyze Oxygen Atom Transfer Reactions." Dalton Trans. 201140, 11815-11821.


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  24. Travia, Nicholas E.; Xu, Zhenggang; Keith, Jason M.; Ison, Elon A.; Fanwick, Phillip E.; Hall, Michael B.; Abu-Omar, Mahdi M. "Observation of Inductive Effects That Cause a Change in the Rate-Determining Step for the Conversion of Rhenium Azides to Imido Complexes." Inorganic Chemistry 201150, 10505-10514.
    DAP TOC
  25. Engelman, Kristi L.; Feng, Yuee; Ison, Elon A. "C-H Bond Functionalization of Benzoic Acid: Catalytic Synthesis of 2-Hydroxy-6H-benzo[c]chromen-6-ones Using (Cp*IrCl2)2." Organometallics 201130, 4572-4577.
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  26. Smeltz, Jessica L.; Boyle, Paul D.; Ison, Elon A. "Mechanism for the Activation of Carbon Monoxide via Oxorhenium Complexes." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011133(34), 13288-13291.
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  27. Feng, Y.; Jiang, B.; Boyle, P. A.; Ison, E. A. "Effect of Ancillary Ligands and Solvents on H/D Exchange Reactions Catalyzed by Cp*Ir Complexes." Organometallics, 2010, 29 (13), 2857–2867.
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  28. Corbin, R. A.; Ison, E. A.; Abu-Omar, M. M. "Catalysis by Cationic Oxorhenium(V): Hydrolysis and Alcoholysis of Organic Silanes." Dalton Trans. 2009, 2850-2855.
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  29. Feng, Y.; Aponte, J.; Houseworth, P.; Boyle, P. D., Ison, E. A. "Synthesis of Oxorhenium (V) Complexes with Diamido Amine Ancillary Ligands and Their Role in Oxygen Atom Transfer Catalysis." Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48,11058-11066.

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  30. Jiang, B.; Feng, Y.; Ison, E. A. "Mechanistic Investigations of the Iridium(III) Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidation of Primary and Secondary Alcohols." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 14462-14466
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  31. Ison, E. A.; Cessarich J., Travia N. E. , Fanwick, P. E.; and Abu-Omar, M. M. "Synthesis of Cationic Rhenium(VII) Oxo Imido Complexes and Their Tunability Towards Oxygen Atom Transfer." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 1167-1178.
  32. Ison E. A., Cessarich J., and Abu-Omar M. M.; "Synthesis of Cationic Oxorhenium Salen Complexes via -Oxo Abstraction and Their Activity in Catalytic Reductions." Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 2385-2387.
  33. Ison E. A., Trivedi E. R., Corbin R. A., and Abu-Omar M. M; "Mechanism for Reduction Catalysis by Metal Oxo: Hydrosilation of Organic Carbonyl Groups Catalyzed by a Rhenium(V) Oxo Complex." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 15374-15375
  34. Ison E. A., Corbin R. A. and Abu-Omar M. M; "Hydrogen Production from the Hydrolytic Oxidation of Organosilanes using a Cationic Oxorhenium Catalyst." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 11938-11939
    1. Highlighted in Scientific American.Com: Article "New Catalyst Produces Hydrogen from Water"
  35. Ison E. A., Boncella J. M., Abboud K. A.; "Synthesis and Reactivity of Mo(IV) Complexes with Alkyl and Aryl Isocyanides." Organometallics 2005, 24, 6310-6318.
  36. Ison E. A.; Boncella J. M.; Abboud K. A.; "Synthesis and Reactivity of Group 6 Imido Diamido Metallacyclopentenes and Metallacyclopentadienes, and the Mechanism of Ethylene Exchange from Metallacyclopentane Complexes." Organometallics 2005, 24, 1557-1564.
  37. Ison, E. A.; Cameron, T. M.; Abboud, K. A.; Boncella, J. M. "Synthesis, Structure, and Dynamics of Molybdenum Imido Alkyne Complexes.". Organometallics 2004, 23(17), 4070-4076.
  38. Ison E. A.; Abboud K. A.; Ghiviriga I.; Boncella J. M.; "Alkyl Aluminum Induced Diamide Transfer from Group 6 Imido Diamido Complexes." Organometallics 2004, 23(5), 929-931.