Applied Organometallic Chemistry

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Editor-in-Chief Cornelis J. Elsevier

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2015 WINNER – Congratulations to the 2015 Best Publication Award Winners:

Best Publication Award 2015

Yijing Xu, Zhanyi Zhang, Jia Zheng, Qinwei Du and Yiqun Li

Synthesis of dendrimers terminated by DABCO ligands and applications of its palladium nanoparticles for catalyzing Suzuki–Miyaura and Mizoroki–Heck couplings

Previous Winners

Winner AOC Best Paper Award 2014:

Rosenani A. Haque, Muhammad Adnan Iqbal, Srinivasa Budagumpi, Mohamed B. Khadeer Ahamed, Amin M. S. Abdul Majid and Noorhafizah Hasanudin

Synthesis of dendrimers terminated by DABCO ligands and applications of its palladium nanoparticles for catalyzing Suzuki–Miyaura and Mizoroki–Heck couplings

Winner AOC Best Paper Award 2013:

Linjun Shao, Jie Liu, Yuhang Ye, Chenze Qi and Xian-Man Zhang

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

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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    Arash Ghorbani-Choghamarani and Gouhar Azadi

    Article first published online: 9 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3424

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    The surface of Fe3O4@SiO2 nanoparticles was modified using l-arginine as a green and available amino acid to trap palladium nanoparticles through a strong interaction between the metal nanoparticles and functional groups of the amino acid. The recyclable catalyst showed excellent activity for CC bond formation.

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    Article first published online: 8 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3411

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    Two type of palladium complexes with the general formulae [Pd(LH)Cl] and [Pd2(LH)(L)]Cl, derived from N(4)-substituted phenylaminoacetohydrazone ligands (LH) have been synthesized wherein the ligand exhibits an unusual coordination mode, coordinating through N(4)H nitrogen and without enolization of the carbonyl group of the hydrazone moiety to palladium. The complexes were evaluated as catalysts in Suzuki-Miyaura cross coupling reaction of aryl halides with phenylboronic acid in aqueous medium showing moderate conversion leading to biaryls in the range 50-65%.

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    Article first published online: 8 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3436

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