Publications

15) Circularly Polarized Luminescence from Uranyl Improves Resolution of Electronic Transitions

D. Schnable, N. D. Schley, G. Ung*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 10718-10722.
DOI:10.1021/jacs.2c03791

14) Strong Circularly Polarized Luminescence at 1550 nm from Enantiopure Molecular Erbium Complexes

N. F. M. Mukthar, N. D. Schley, G. Ung*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 6148-6153.
DOI:10.1021/jacs.2c01134

13) Synthesis of Bright Water-Soluble Circularly Polarized Luminescence Emitters as Potential Sensors

J. A. Adewuyi, N. D. Schley, G. Ung*, Inorg. Chem. Front. 2022, 9, 1474-1480.
DOI:10.1039/d1qi01398j

12) Substituent Effect on the Circularly Polarized Luminescence of C1-Symmetrical Carbene-Copper(I) Complexes

E. E. Braker,‡ N. F. M. Mukthar,‡ N. D. Schley, G. Ung*, ChemPhotoChem 2021, 5, 902-905. (‡ equal contribution; Invited contribution: “Special Collection: Circularly Polarised Luminescence”).
DOI:10.1002/cptc.202100068

11) High Circularly Polarized Luminescence Brightness from Analogues of Shibasaki’s Lanthanide Complexes

M. Deng, N. D. Schley, G. Ung*, Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 14813-14816.
DOI:10.1039/D0cc06568D

10) Synthesis of Enantiopure Lanthanide Complexes Supported by Hexadentate N,N’-bis(methylbipyridyl)bipyrrolidine and their Circularly Polarized Luminescence

D. Schnable, K. Freedman, K. M. Ayers, N. D. Schley, M. Kol, G. Ung*, Inorg. Chem. 2020, 59, 8498-8504.
DOI:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c00946

9) Do Polymer Ligands Block the Catalysis of Metal Nanoparticles? Unexpected Importance of the Binding Motifs Improving Catalytic Activity

L. Zhang, Z. Wei, M. Meng, G. Ung, J. He*, J. Mater. Chem. A 2020, 8, 15900-15908.
DOI:10.1039/d0ta03906c

8) Circularly Polarized Luminescence from Enantiopure C2-Symmetrical Tetrakis(2-pyridylmethyl)-1,2-diaminocyclohexane Lanthanide Complexes

K. M. Ayers, N. D. Schley, G. Ung*, Inorg. Chem. 2020, 59, 7657-7665.
DOI:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c00628

7) Alkali-Metal- and Halide-Free Dinuclear Mixed-Valent Samarium and Europium Complexes

N. F. M. Mukthar, N. D. Schley, G. Ung*, Dalton Trans. 2020, 49, 16059-16061. (Invited contribution: “New Talent: Americas”; Selected in Spring 2020’s HOT Articles Themed collection)
DOI:10.1039/D0DT01095B

6) N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Ended Polymers as Surface Ligands of Plasmonic Metal Nanoparticles

S. Thanneeru,‡ K. M. Ayers,‡ M. Anuganti, L. Zhang, C. V. Kumar, G. Ung*, J. He*, J. Mater. Chem. C 2020, 8, 2280-2288. (‡ equal contribution)
DOI:10.1039/c9tc04776j

5) Yellow Circularly Polarized Luminescence from C1-Symmetrical Copper(I) Complexes

M. Deng,‡ N. F. M. Mukthar,‡ N. D. Schley, G. Ung*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 1228-1231. (‡ equal contribution)
DOI:10.1002/anie.201913672

4) A Polymer Solution to Prevent Nanoclustering and Improve the Selectivity of Metal Nanoparticles for Electrocatalytic CO2 Reduction

L. Zhang, Z. Wei, S. Thanneeru, M. Meng, M. Kruzyk, G. Ung, B. Liu*, J. He* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 15834-15840. Highlighted as “Frontispiece”.
DOI:10.1002/anie.201909069

3) Solid State Structures, Solution Behavior, and Luminescence of Simple Tetrakis(2-pyridylmethyl)ethylenediamine Lanthanide Complexes

K. M. Ayers, N. D. Schley, G. Ung*, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2019, 3769-3775.
DOI:10.1002/ejic.201900609

2) Monometallic Lanthanide Salicylhydrazone Complexes Exhibiting Strong Near-Infrared Luminescence

K. M. Ayers, N. D. Schley, G. Ung*, Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 8446-8449.
DOI:10.1039/c9cc03934a

1) Solvent Dependent Sensitization of Ytterbium and Neodymium via an Intramolecular Excimer

M. Deng, N. D. Schley, G. Ung*, Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 15399-15405.
DOI:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b02709

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15) Catalytic hydrazine disproportionation mediated by a thiolate-bridged VFe complex

Graphical abstract: Catalytic hydrazine disproportionation mediated by a thiolate-bridged VFe complex

N. X. Gu, G. Ung, J. C. Peters*, Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 5363-5366.
DOI:10.1039/c9cc00345b

14) Evaluating Molecular Co Complexes for the Conversion of N2 to NH3

pub14 toc

T. J. Del Castillo, N. B. Thompson, D. L. M. Suess, G. Ung, J. C. Peters*, Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 9256-9262
DOI:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b00645

13) Low Temperature N2 Binding to 2-Coordinate L2Fe0 Enables Reductive Trapping of L2FeN2 and NH3 Generation

pub13 toc

G. Ung, J. C. Peters*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 532-535
DOI:10.1002/anie.201409454

12) Two-Coordinate Fe0 and Co0 Complexes Supported by Cyclic (Alkyl)(Amino)Carbenes

pub12 toc

G. Ung, J. Rittle, M. Soleilhavoup, G. Bertrand, J. C. Peters*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 8427
DOI:10.1002/anie.201404078

11) Isolation of a Potassium bis(1,2,3-Triazol-5-ylidene)carbazolide: A Stabilizing Pincer Ligand for Reactive Late Transition Metal Complexes

pub11 toc

D. I. Bezuidenhout*, G. Kleinhans, G. Guisado-Barrios, D. C. Liles, G. Ung, G. Bertrand*, Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 2431-2433
DOI:10.1039/c3cc49385g

10) β- and α-Hydride Abstraction in Gold(I) Alkyl Complexes

pub10 toc

G. Ung, G. Bertrand*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 11388-11391
DOI:10.1002/anie.201306550

9) Deprotonation of a Borohydride: Synthesis of a Carbene-Stabilized Boryl Anion

pub9 toc

D. A. Ruiz, G. Ung, M. Melaimi, G. Bertrand*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 7590-7592
DOI:10.1002/anie.201303457

8) Au(III)- versus Au(I)-induced Cyclization: Synthesis of 6-Membered Mesoionic Carbene and Acyclic (Aryl)(Heteroaryl) Carbene Complexes

pub8 toc

G. Ung, M. Soleilhavoup, G. Bertrand*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 758-761
DOI:10.1002/anie.201207961

7) C-F Bond Activation with an Apparently Benign Ethynyl Dithiocarbamate and Subsequent Fluoride Transfer Reactions

pub7 toc

G. Ung, G. Bertrand*, Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 12955-12957
DOI:10.1002/chem.201202292

6) Ynamides: Stable Ligands Equivalents of Unstable Oxazol-4-ylidenes (Novel Mesoionic Carbenes)

pub6 toc

G. Ung, D. Mendoza-Espinosa, G. Bertrand*, Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 7088-7090
DOI:10.1039/c2cc33319h

5) Bond Activation with an Apparently Benign Ethynyl Dithiocarbamate

pub5 toc

G. Ung, G. D. Frey, W. W. Schoeller, G. Bertrand*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011 50, 9923-9925
DOI:10.1002/anie.201104303

4) Mesoionic Thiazol-5-ylidenes as Ligands for Transition Metal Complexes

pub4 toc

D. Mendoza-Espinosa, G. Ung, B. Donnadieu, G. Bertrand*, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 10614-10616
DOI:10.1039/c1cc14165a

3) Stability and Electronic Properties of Imidazole-based Mesoionic Carbenes

pub3 toc

G. Ung, G. Bertrand*, Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 8269-8272
DOI:10.1002/chem.201101130

2) A Stable Acyclic Ligand Equivalent of an Unstable 1,3-Dithiol-5-ylidene

pub1 toc

G. Ung, D. Mendoza-Espinosa, J. Bouffard, G. Bertrand*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 4215-4218
DOI:10.1002/anie.201100420

1) Tandem Catalysis: Alcohol Oxidation and C-C Bond Formation via C-H Bond Activation

M.-O. Simon, G. Ung, S. Darses*, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2011, 353, 1045-1048
DOI:10.1002/adsc.201000884