Our first paper from our collaboration with the Ebbesen group describing how strong coupling to the vacuum field can be exploited to change the rate of chemical reactions has been accepted for publication in Angewandte Chemie. Congrats to all who participated from the Ebbesen group and to Marian and Sreejith from our group!
Our collaboration with the Samori group on liquid-phase exfoliation of graphite to yield graphene is published in The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters.
Congrats to Ed and Ismat, whose article on regiodivergent functionalization of allylic amines using dual nickel/phosphoric acid catalysis has been accepted in Chemistry – A European Journal.
Congrats to Marian, whose article on catalytic Friedel-Crafts reactions of tertiary aliphatic fluorides has been accepted in ACS Catalysis.
Marian and Ed’s review article in Synthesis has been chosen as the cover article for the April 1st issue. Congrats!
Congrats to Marian and Ed, whose invited review on catalytic alcohol activation has been accepted in Synthesis.
Our study on azidation of tertiary aliphatic alcohols co-catalyzed by nitro compounds and Bronsted acids has been published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Congrats, Marian, Malik, Eléna and Florian!
Our method for switchable (E)- or (Z)-selective alkyne semi-reduction by Ni-catalyzed transfer hydrogenation has been published in the Journal of Organic Chemistry. Another example of catalyst discovery by screening complex mixtures. Congrats Ed!
Our combinatorial strategy for uncovering in situ generated catalysts by screening mixtures of precatalysts and ligands has been published in Chemical Science. Congrats, Eléna and Ed!
Our paper on chemoselectivity in alcohol activation is published in OBC. Congrats Malik, Florian, Eléna and Marian!