Publications

  1. Rapid Synthesis of RhPd Alloy Nanocatalysts, G. W. Piburn, H. Li, P. Kunal, G. Henkelman, S. M. Humphrey, ChemCatChem, 2017, Accepted.
  2. 1-D and 2-D Phosphine Coordination Materials based on a Palladium(II) PCP Pincer Metalloligand, J. He, A. M. Bohnsack, N. W. Waggoner, S. G. Dunning, V. M. Lynch, W. C. Kaska, S. M. Humphrey, Polyhedron, 2017, Accepted..
  3. Magnetic Properties of the Distorted Kagomé Lattice Mn3(1,2,4-(O2C)3C6H3)2, R. A. Mole, S. Greene, P. F. Henry, S. M. Humphrey, K. C. Rule, T. Unruh, G. F. Weldon, D. Yu, J. A. Stride, P. T. Wood, Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56, 7851-7860.
  4. Continuous Flow Synthesis of Rh and RhAg Alloy Nanoparticle Catalysts Enables Scalable Production and Improved Morphological Control, P. Kunal, E. J. Roberts, C. T. Riche, K. Jarvis, N. Malmstadt, R. J. Brutchey, S. M. Humphrey, Chem. Mater., 2017, 29, 4341-4350.
  5. PdAu Alloy Nanoparticle Catalysts: Effective Candidates for Nitrite Reduction in Water, S. Seraj, P. Kunal, H. Li, G. Henkelman, S. M. Humphrey, C. J. Werth, ACS Catalysis, 2017, 7, 3268-3276.
  6. A sensor for trace H2O detection in D2O, S. G. Dunning, A. J. Nunez, M. D. Moore, A. Steiner, V. M. Lynch, J. L. Sessler, B. J. Holliday, S. M. Humphrey, Chem, 2017, 2, 579-589.
  7. Synthesis and charge storage properties of templated LaMnO3-SiO2 composite materials, G. W. Piburn, J. T. Mefford, N. Zinni, K. J. Stevenson, S. M. Humphrey, Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 977-984.
  8. A PCP Pincer Ligand for Coordination Polymers with Versatile Chemical Reactivity: Selective Activation of CO2 Gas over CO Gas in the Solid State, J. He, N. W. Waggoner, S. G. Dunning, A. Steiner, V. M. Lynch, S. M. Humphrey, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 12351-12355.
  9. Microwave-​Assisted Synthesis of PdxAu100-​x Alloy Nanoparticles: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Assessment of Synthetic and Compositional Effects upon Catalytic Reactivity, P. Kunal, H. Li, B. L. Dewing, L. Zhang, K. Jarvis, G. Henkelman, S. M. Humphrey, ACS Catalysis. 2016, 6, 4882-4893.
  10. Ship in a breakable bottle: fluoride-induced release of an organic molecule from a Pr(III)-linked molecular cage, J. Lee, N. W. Waggonner, L. Polanco, G. R. You, V. M. Lynch, S. K. Kim, S. M. Humphrey, J. L. Sessler, Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 8514-8517.
  11. An unusual coordination polymer containing Cu+ ions and featuring possible Cu⋯Cu ‘cuprophilic’ interactions: poly[di-μ-chlorido-(μ4-3,5-diaminobenzoato-κ4O:O’:N:N’)tricopper(I)(3 Cu-Cu)] , M. K. Khosa, P. T. Wood, S. M. Humphrey, W. T. A. Harrison, Acta Cryst. 2016, C72, 63-67.
  12. Inelastic Neutron Scattering and Theoretical Studies of H2 Sorption in a Dy(III)-Based Phosphine Coordination Material, K. A. Forrest, T. Pham, P. A. Georgiev, J. P. Embs, N. W. Waggoner, A. Hogan, S. M. Humphrey, J. Eckert, B. Space, Chem. Mater. 2015, 27, 7619–7626.
  13. Separation of p-divinylbenzene by selective room-temperature adsorption inside Mg-CUK-1 prepared by aqueous microwave synthesis, B. Saccoccia, A. M. Bohnsack, N. W. Waggonner, K-H. Cho, J-S. Lee, D-Y. Hong, J-S. Chang, S. M. Humphrey, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 5394-5398.
  14. Metal-Organic Frameworks as Chemical Sensors, N. W. Waggoner, A. M. Bohnsack, S. M. Humphrey, book chapter in Functional Supramolecular Materials, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015.
  15. Magnetism of linear [Ln3]9+ oxo-bridged clusters (Ln = Pr, Nd) supported inside a [R3PR’]+ phosphonium coordination material, N. W. Waggoner, B. Saccoccia, I. A. Ibarra, V. M. Lynch, P. T. Wood, S. M. Humphrey, Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 12674-12676.
  16. Microwave synthesis of classically immiscible rhodium-silver and rhodium-gold alloy nanoparticles: Highly active hydrogenation catalysts, S. Garcia, L. Zhang, G. W. Piburn, G. Henkelman, S. M. Humphrey, ACS Nano 2014, 8 11512-11521.
  17. Microwave-assisted Synthesis of Metallic Nanoparticles, S. Garcia, G. W. Piburn, S. M. Humphrey, book chapter in Microwave Engineering of Materials and Nanomaterials, Pan Stanford Publishing, 2014.
  18. Effect of microwave heating on the synthesis of rhodium nanoparticles in ionic liquids, S. Garcia, J. J. Buckley, R. L. Brutchey, S. M. Humphrey, Inorg. Chim. Acta 2014, 422, 65-69.
  19. Li- and Na-reduction products of meso-Co3O4 form high-rate, stably cycling battery anode materials, K. C. Klavetter, S. Garcia, N. Dahal, J. L. Snider, J. P. de Souza, T. H. Cell, M. A. Cassara, A. Heller, S. M. Humphrey, C. B. Mullins, J. Mater. Chem. A 2014, 2, 14209.
  20. Bis(imino)acenaphthene (BIAN)-supported palladium(II) carbene complexes as effective C-C coupling catalysts and solvent effects in organic and aqueous media, K. A. Crawford, A. H. Cowley, S. M. Humphrey, Catal. Sci. Technol. 2014, 4, 1456.
  21. Tuning the Host-Guest Interactions in a Phosphine Coordination Polymer Through Different Types of Post-Synthetic Modification, A. J. Nuñez, Maxwell S. Chang, I. A. Ibarra, S. M. Humphrey, Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 282.
  22. Rational Design of Porous Coordination Polymers Based on Bis(phosphine)MCl2 Compelxes That Exhibit High-Temperature H2 Sorption and Chemical Reactivity, A. M. Bohnsack, I. A. Ibarra, V. I. Bakhmutov, V. M. Lynch, S. M. Humphrey, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 16038-16041.
  23. Rhenium(I) Phenanthrolines Bearing Electron Withdrawing CF3 Substituents: Sythesis, Characterization and Biological Evaluation, C. Redshaw, S. Watkins, S. M. Humphrey, P. C. B. Page, S. Ashby, Y. Chao, C. J. Herbert, A. Müller RSC Advances 2012, 3, 23963-23966.
  24. Molecular Sensing and Discrimination by a Luminescent Terbium-Phosphine Oxide Coordination Material, I. A. Ibarra, T. W. Hesterberg, J. Chang, J. W. Yoon, B. J. Holliday, S. M. Humphrey, Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 7156-7158.
  25. Microwave Synthesis of Au-Rh Core-Shell Nanparticles and Implications of the Shell Thickness in Hydrogenation Catalysis, S. García, N. Dahal, J. Zhou, H. Celio, A. Dolocan, S. M. Humphrey, Chem Commun. 2013, 49, 4241.
  26. New Structural Motifs in Lithium and Zinc Calix[4]arene Chemistry, C. Redshaw, O. Rowe, D. L. Hughes, A. Fuller, I. A. Ibarra, and S. M. Humphrey, Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 1983.
  27. Beneficial Effects of Microwave-Assisted Heating versus Conventional Heating in Noble Metal Nanoparticle Synthesis, N. Dahal, S. García, J. Zhou, S. M. Humphrey, ACS Nano. 2012.
  28. Organic Vapor Sorption in a High Surface Area Dysprosium(III)-Phosphine Oxide Coordination Material, I. A. Ibarra, J. W. Yoon, J.-S. Chang, S.-K. Lee, V. M. Lynch, S. M. Humphrey, Inorg. Chem. 2012.
  29. Gas Sorption and Luminescence properties of a Terbium(III)-Phosphine Oxide Coordination Material with Two-Dimensional Pore Topology, Ibarra, I. A., Hesterberg, T. W., Holliday, B. D., Lynch, V. M., Humphrey, S. M., Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 3920.
  30. High Surface Area Mesoporous Co3O4 from a Direct Soft-Template Route, N. Dahal, I. A. Ibarra, S. M. Humphrey, J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 12675.
  31. CO2 adsorption properties of a Ca(II)-based organophosphonium coordination material, I. A. Ibarra, K. E. Tan, V. M. Lynch, S. M. Humphrey, Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 3920.
  32. A Coordination Polymer of (Ph3P)AuCl Prepared by Post-Synthetic Modification and its Application in 1-Hexene/n-Hexane Separation, A. J. Nuñez, L. N. Shear, N. Dahal, I. A. Ibarra, J. W. Yoon, J.-S. Chang, S. M. Humphrey, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 11855.
  33. High capacity CO2 adsorption in a Mg(II)-based phosphine oxide coordination material, A. M. Bohnsack, I. A. Ibarra, P. W. Hatfield, Y. K. Hwang, J. W. Yoon, J.-S. Chang, S. M. Humphrey, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 4899.
  34. Sonagashira coupling catalyzed by gold nanoparticles: does homogeneous or heterogeneous catalysis dominate?, G. Kyriahou, S. K. Beaumont, S. M. Humphrey, C. Antonetti, R. M. Lambert, ChemCatChem, 2010, 2, 1444.
  35. Mixed Alkali Metal/Transition Metal Coordination Polymers with the Mellitic Acid Hexaanion: 2-Dimensional Hexagonal Magnetic Nets, S. M. Humphrey, R. A. Mole, R. I. Thompson, P. T. Wood, Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 3441.
  36. Pyridine-2,4-Dicarboxylate: A Versatile Building Block for the Preparation of Functional Coordination Polymers, S. M. Humphrey, G. F. Weldon, P. T. Wood, J. Nanosci. Nanotech. 2010, 10, 34.
  37. Evidence for Heterogeneous Sonogashira Coupling of Phenylacetylene and Iodobenzene Catalyzed by Well Defined Rhodium Nanoparticles, V. K. Kanuru, S. M. Humphrey, J. M. W. Kyffin, D. A. Jefferson, J. Burton, R. M. Lambert, Dalton Trans. 2009, 7602.
  38. Metal-Organophosphine and Metal-Organophosphonium Frameworks with Layered Honeycomb-like Structures, S. M. Humphrey, P. K. Allan, S. E. Oungoulian, M. S. Ironside, E. R. Wise, Dalton Trans. 2009, 2298.
  39. Hysteretic Sorption of Light Gases by a Porous Metal-Organic Framework Containing Tris(­p­-Carboxylated) Triphenylphosphine Oxide, S. M. Humphrey, S. E. Oungoulian, Y. K. Hwang, E. R. Wise, J. W. Yoong, J.-S. Chang, Chem. Commun. 2008, 2891.
  40. A Tin(II)-Containing Ansa-Tris(allyl) ligand and its Potassium Complex, R. A. Layfield, F. García, J. Hannauer, S. M. Humphrey, Chem. Commun. 2007, 5081.
  41. Bimetallic Metal-Organic Frameworks Containing the [M(2,x-pdc)2]2- (M = Cu, Pd, Pt; x = 4,5) Building Block: Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Properties, S. M. Humphrey, T. J. P. Angliss, M. Aransay, D. Cave, L. A. Gerrard, G. F. Weldon, P. T. Wood, Zeit. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2007, 633, 2342.
  42. Gas-Sorption Selectivity on a Porous Coordination Solid of Co(II), CUK-1, J. W. Yoon, S. H. Jhung, Y. K. Hwang, S. M. Humphrey, P. T. Wood, J.-S. Chang , Adv. Mater. 2007, 19, 1830.
  43. The Synthesis, Structure and Reactivity of B(C65)3-Stabilised Amide (M-NH2) Complexes of the Group 4 Metals, A. J. Mountford, W. Clegg, S. J. Coles, R. W. Harrington, P. N. Horton, S. M. Humphrey, M. B. Hursthouse, J. A. Wright, S. J. Lancaster, Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 4535.
  44. Charge-Transfer Interaction of Poly(vinylpyrrolidone) with Platinum and Rhodium Nanoparticles, Y. Borodko, S. M. Humphrey, T. D. Tilley, H. Frei, G. A. Somorjai, J. Phys. Chem. C. 2007, 111, 6288.
  45. Rhodium Nanoparticles from Cluster Seeds: Control of Size and Shape by Precursor Addition Rate, S. M. Humphrey, M. E. Grass, S. E. Habas, K. Niesz, G. A. Somorjai, T. D. Tilley, Nano Lett. 2007, 7, 785.
  46. Porous Cobalt(II)-Organic Frameworks with Corrugated Walls: Robust Gas-Sorption Materials, S. M. Humphrey, J.-S. Chang, S. H. Jhung, J. W. Yoon, P. T. Wood, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 272.
  47. The Cationic Cluster Grignard [{MgCl(thf)2}33-C3H5)2]+, R. A. Layfield, T. H. Bullock, F. García, S. M. Humphrey, P. Schüler, Chem. Commun. 2006, 2039.
  48. A New Co(II) Coordination Solid with Mixed Oxygen, Carboxylate, Pyridine and Thiolate Donors Exhibiting Canted Antiferromagnetism with Tc ≈ 68 K, S. M. Humphrey, A. Alberola, C. J. Gómez García, P. T. Wood, Chem. Commun. 2006, 1607.
  49. Complexes of Tungsten(IV,VI) Derived from Linked Aryloxide Ligands, C. Redshaw, S. M. Humphrey, Polyhedron 2006, 25, 1946.
  50. Spin Transitions in a Dithiazolyl Radical: Preparation, Crystal Structures and Magnetic Properties of 3-Cyanobenzo-1,2,3-dithiazolyl, C7H3S2N2, A. Alberola, R. J. Collis, S. M. Humphrey, R. J. Less, J. M. Rawson, Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 1903.
  51. Ligand Transfer Reactions of Mixed-Metal Lanthanide/Magnesium Allyl Complexes with b-Diketimines: Synthesis, Structures, and Ring-Opening polymerization Catalysis, L. F. Sánchez-Barba, D. L. Hughes, S. M. Humphrey, M. Bochmann, Organometallics, 2006, 25, 1012.
  52. Titanium, Zinc and Alkaline-Earth Metal Complexes Supported by Bulky O,N,N,O-Multidentate Ligands: Synthesis, Characterisation and Activity in Cyclic Ester Polymerisation, Y. Sarazin, R. H. Howard, D. L. Hughes, S. M. Humphrey, M. Bochmann, Dalton Trans. 2006, 340.
  53. EPR Studies on the Thiophenodithiazolyl radical, C4H2S3N, A. Alberola, R. D. Farley, S. M. Humphrey, G. D. McManus, D. M. Murphy, J. M. Rawson, Dalton Trans. 2005, 3838.
  54. Synthesis and Structure of [trans-{1,2-Bis(η2-O,N,N-phenylcarbamoyl)cyclopentadienyl bis(thf)} magnesium]·4thf, R. A. Layfield, S. M. Humphrey, Organometallics 2005, 24, 6063.
  55. Synthesis and Structures of New Mixed-Metal Lanthanide/Magnesium Allyl Complexes, L. F. Sánchez-Barba, D. L. Hughes, S. M. Humphrey, M. Bochmann, Organometallics 2005, 24, 5329.
  56. Isolated Magnetic Clusters of Co(II) and Ni(II) within 3-Dimensional Organic Frameworks of 6-Mercaptonicotinic Acid: Unique Structural Topologies Based on Selectivity for Hard and Soft Coordination Environments, S. M. Humphrey, R. A. Mole, M. McPartlin, E. J. L. McInnes, P. T. Wood, Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 5981.
  57. New Bis(allyl)(diketiminato) and Tris(allyl) Lanthanide Complexes and Their Reactivity in the Polymerization of Polar Monomers, L. F. Sánchez-Barba, D. L. Hughes, S. M. Humphrey, M. Bochmann, Organometallics 2005, 24, 3792.
  58. Quadruple Deprotonation of 2-Aminophenylphosphane with a p-Block-Metal/Alkali-Metal Base, F. García, S. M. Humphrey, R. A. Kowenicki, E. J. L. McInnes, C. M. Pask, M. McPartlin, J. M. Rawson, M. L. Stead, A. D. Woods, D. S. Wright, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 3456.
  59. New Titanium and Zirconium Complexes with M-NH2 Bonds Formed by Facile Deprotonation with H3N·B(C6F5)3, A. J. Mountford, W. Clegg, R. W. Harrington, S. M. Humphrey. S. J. Lancaster, Chem. Commun. 2005, 2044.
  60. Variable Solid State Aggregations in a Series of (Isocyanide)Gold(I) Halides with the Novel Trimethylamine-Isocyanoborane Adduct, S. M. Humphrey, H-G. Mack, C. Redshaw, M. R. J. Elsegood, K. J. H. Young, H. A. Mayer, W. C. Kaska, Dalton Trans. 2005, 439.
  61. Synthesis, Ion Aggregation, Alkyl Bonding Modes, and Dynamics of 14-Electron Matallocenium Ion Pairs [(SBI)MCH2SiMe3+···X] (M = Zr, Hf): Inner-Sphere (X = MeB(C6F5)3) Structures versus Outer-Sphere (X = B(C6F5)4) Structures and the Implications for “Continuous” or “intermittent” Alkene Polymerization Mechanisms, F. Song, S. J. Lancaster, R. D. Cannon, M. Schormann, S. M. Humphrey, C. Zuccaccia, A. Macchioni, M. Bochmann, Organometallics 2005, 24, 1315.
  62. Highly Selective Epoxidation of Styrene using a Transition Metal-Aluminium(III) Complex Containing the [MeAl(2-py)3] Anion (2-py = 2-pyridyl), C. Soria Alvarez, F. García, S. M. Humphrey, A. D. Hopkins, R. A. Kowenicki, M. McPartlin, R. A. Layfield, R. Raja, M. C. Rogers, A. D. Woods, D. S. Wright, Chem. Commun. 2005, 198.
  63. Acid/Amide Bonding for Anthranilic Acid Derivatives: Crystal Structures [W(X)Cl3(HO2CC6H4NH-2)] (X = O, NPh), S. M. Humphrey, C. Redshaw, K. E. Holmes, M. R. J. Elsegood, Inorg. Chim. Acta 2005, 358, 222.
  64. Synthesis and Structure of [{Sn2(η-PMes)3}K2·3THF}, Exhibiting Multifunctional Coordination of [Sn2(m-PMes)3]2- Anions to K+, F. García, A. D. Hopkins, S. M. Humphrey, M. McPartlin, C. M. Pask, A. D. Woods, D. S. Wright, Organometallics 2004, 23, 4821.
  65. Multiple Areas of Magnetic Bistability in the Topological Ferrimagnet [Co3(NC5H3(CO2)2-2,5)23-OH)2(OH2)2], S. M. Humphrey, P. T. Wood, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 13236.
  66. Syntheses, Structures, and Magnetic Properties of Mn(II) Dimers [CpMn(-X)]2 (Cp = C5H5; RNH, R1R2N, C≡CR), C. Soria Alvaraz, S. R. Boss, J. C. Burley, S. M. Humphrey, R. A. Layfield, R. A. Kowenicki, M. McPartlin, J. M. Rawson, A. E. H. Wheatley, P. T. Wood, D. S. Wright, Dalton Trans. 2004, 3481.
  67. [{H3C)3NB(H)2NC}2Au][AuI2]: A Linear Chain Polymer of Gold(I) Iodide with an Unusual Isocyanoborane Ligand Showing Aurophilic Behaviour, W. C. Kaska, H. A. Mayer, M. R. J. Elsegood, P. N. Horton, M. B. Hursthouse, C. Redshaw, S. M. Humphrey, Acta Cryst. 2004, E60, m563.
  68. A Manganese(II) Allyl Complex: Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Properties of [Li(thf)4][Mn{η3-(Me3Si)2C3H3}{η1-(Me3Si)2C3H3}2], R. A. Layfield, S. M. Humphrey, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 3067.
  69. Hydrothermal Synthesis and Magnetic Properties of Novel Mn(II) and Zn(II) Materials with Thiolato-Carboxylate Donor Ligand Frameworks, S. M. Humphrey, R. A. Mole, J. M. Rawson, P. T. Wood, Dalton Trans. 2004, 1670.
  70. Selective Formation of the [PhP(H)-PPh] Anion in the Reaction of PhPHLi with MeAlCl2: Synthesis and Structure of the Unusual Tetramer [{PhP(H)-PPh}Li·thf]4, F. García, S. M. Humphrey, R. A. Kowenicki, M. McPartlin, D. S. Wright, Dalton Trans. 2004, 977.
  71. Steric Control in the Oligomerization of Phosphazene Dimers; Towards New Phosphorus-Nitrogen Macrocycles, E. L. Doyle, F. García, S. M. Humphrey, R. A. Kowenicki, L. Riera, A. D. Woods, D. S. Wright, Dalton Trans. 2004, 807.
  72. The First Example of a Si-Bridged Tris(pyridyl) Ligand; Synthesis and Structure of [MeSi(2-C5H4N)3LiX] (X = 0.2Br, 0.8Cl), F. García, A. D. Hopkins, S. M. Humphrey, M. McPartlin, M. C. Rogers, D. S. Wright, Dalton Trans. 2004, 361.
  73. 2,2´-Disulfanyldibenzoic Acid, S. M. Humphrey, P. T. Wood, Acta Cryst. 2003, E59, o1364.