Applied Organometallic Chemistry

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Editor-in-Chief Cornelis J. Elsevier

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 20/44 (Chemistry Inorganic & Nuclear); 21/71 (Chemistry Applied)

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2013 WINNER – Congratulations to the 2013 Best Publication Award Winners:

Linjun Shao and Chenze Qi

Linjun Shao (left), Jie Liu, Yuhang Ye, Chenze Qi (right) and Xian-Man Zhang

Polyacrylonitrile fiber mat-supported palladium catalyst for Mizoroki-Heck reaction in aqueous solution

Previous Winners

Winner AOC Best Paper Award 2012:

An alternative CuCI-piperidine-catalyzed oxidative homocoupling of terminal alkynes affording 1,3-diynes in air
Ruimao Hua, Qingwei Zheng and Youzhi Wan from the Tsinghua University, Beijing , People’s Republic of China

Winner AOC Best Paper Award 2011:

Hemilabile-coordinated copper promoted amination of aryl halides with ammonia in aqueous ethylene glycol under atmosphere pressure
Zhennü Guo, Jiayi Guo, Ying Song, Limin Wang, Gang Zou East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

Winner AOC Best Paper Award 2010:

Conversion of carbon dioxide to cyclic carbonates using diimine Ru(ll) complexes as catalysts
Mahmut Ulusoy, Engin Cetinkaya, Bekir Cetinkaya Department of Chemistry, Ege University, Turkey

Winner AOC Best Paper Award 2009:

Modifying the Structure of Dinuclear Ruthenium Complexes with Antitumor Activity
Maria G. Mendoza-Ferri¹, Christian G. Hartinger¹, Alexey A. Nazarov¹, Wolfgang Kandioller¹, Kay Severin² and Bernhard K. Keppler¹. ¹ University of Vienna, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Austria. ² Institut des Sciences et Ingénierie Chimiques, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland


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  1. New iminophosphine–Ru(II) complexes and their application in hydrogenation and transfer hydrogenation

    Mustafa Keleş, Coşkun Şahinoğlu, Duygu M. Emir and Mehmet Mart

    Article first published online: 11 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3196

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    Iminophosphine–Ru(II) complexes have been synthesized, characterized and tested as catalysts for the transfer hydrogenation of acetophenones in 2-propanol and for the direct hydrogenation of styrenes under hydrogen pressure. The studies demonstrate that these complexes act as excellent catalysts for hydrogenation and transfer hydrogenation.

  2. Peroxophosphotungstate held in an ionic liquid brush: an efficient and reusable catalyst for the dihydroxylation of olefins with H2O2 in neat water

    Xian-Ying Shi, Peng-Min Wang, Ke-Yan Liu, Xue-Fen Dong, Xiao-Yan Han and Jun-Fa Wei

    Article first published online: 11 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3194

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    A reusable heterogeneous catalytic assembly of [PO4{WO(O2)2}4]3− held in an ionic liquid brush was synthesized and an environmentally friendly procedure was developed for dihydroxylation of olefins with 30 wt% H2O2. These reactions were conducted in neat water under mild conditions without any organic co-solvent or other additive. The catalyst could be reused at least eight times without noticeable loss of activity. The experimental results demonstrated that this dihydroxylation process has no apparent scale-up effect.

  3. Highly active recyclable heterogeneous nanonickel ferrite catalyst for cyanation of aryl and heteroaryl halides

    Firouz Matloubi Moghaddam, Ghazal Tavakoli and Hamid Reza Rezvani

    Article first published online: 5 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3191

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    Magnetic nickel ferrite nanoparticles are applied as a catalyst in the cyanation reaction of various aryl halides. The reactions proceed with very good to excellent yields. Furthermore, the catalyst is easily removed from the reaction medium and can be reused further in subsequent runs.

  4. Palladium-catalyzed synthesis of 6-allylcoumarins using organotin reagents as multicoupling organometallic nucleophiles

    Han Yan, Wenzheng Yin, Pin Liu, Jia Liu, Meichen Hu, Cheng Gu, Yang Yao and Weihua Zhang

    Article first published online: 3 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3188

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    6-Iodocoumarin derivatives undergoing a direct Stille cross-coupling reaction with organotin compounds in the presence of a catalytic amount of Pd(PPh3)4 in dimethylformamide (DMF) at 80°C is described in this study.

  5. Alkenyl complexes of platinum group metals: a platform for diverse reactivity patterns

    Chinduluri Sravani, Sadhana Venkatesh, Kari Vijayakrishna and Akella Sivaramakrishna

    Article first published online: 31 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3179

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    Metal alkenyl complexes are active intermediates in metal mediated organic transformations. The flexible pendant double bond(s) and the nature of donor ligands influence the stability and pave the way to interesting reactivity aspects which are highlighted in the current review.