Pilkington Group
Professor Melanie Pilkington (FRSC)
Former Tier (II) Canada Research Chair
Department of Chemistry, Brock University
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Publications and Patents

2020/21, 2019, 2018201720162015.... HQP underlined.
102. Reactions of Al(I) carbenoid with aromatic compounds. A. Dmitrienko, M. Pilkington, G. Nikonov, Medneleev Commun., 2021submitted.

101. Superelectrophilic Catalysis: A Concept Realized. I. Smajlagic, B. White, O. Azeez, M. Pilkington, T. Dudding, ACS Catalysis2021submitted.

100. A Gallium-Substituted Nitrile Imine as a Masked Nitrene. A. Kassymbek, D. Gusev, A. Dmitrienko, M. Pilkington, G. Nikonov, Chem. Eur. J., 2021, submitted. 

99. Two in One: A Dinuclear Ru(II) Complex for Deep-Red Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells and as an Electrochemiluminescence Probe for Organophosphorus Pesticides, B. Pashaei,H. Shahroosvand, M. Moharramnezhad, M. Ali Kamyabi, H. Bakhshi, M. Pilkington and M. K. Nazeeruddind, Inorg. Chem2021accepted for publication.

98. Synthesis of New Derivatives of BEDT-TTF: Installation of Alkyl, Ethynyl and Metal-Binding Side Chains and Formation of Tris(BEDT-TTF) Systems. J.D. Wallis*, Songjie Yang, Matteo Zecchini, Andrew C Brooks, Sara J Krivickas, Desiree M Dalligos, Anna M Matuszek, Emma L Stares, Melanie Pilkington, Magnetochemistry2021in press. (Invited paper in honour of Prof. Peter Day).

97. Magneto-structural Studies of a One Dimensional Mn (II) Coordination Polymer Derived from a Flexible Polydentate Ligand. M. U. Anwar, A. Al-Harrasi, P. Abbasi, J.M. Rawson, M. Pilkington, Polyhedron2021, in press. 

96. Reactivity of a Phosphinoamidinate-Stabilized Disilylene Towards H-X Bonds, A. Baradzenka, M. Pilkington, A. Dmitrienko, R. Simionescu, G. I. Nikonov, Inorg. Chem., 2021
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95. Selective Cross-Coupling of Unsaturated Substrates on Al(I), A. Dmitrienko, M. Pilkington and G. Nikonov, Chem Eur J. 2021, 27, DOI:10.1002/chem.202004907.

94. Synthesis, Study and First Application of Pd(II) Hydrazone Complexes as the Emissive Components of Single Layer Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells. M. Emami, H. Shahroosvand, R. Bikas, T. Lis, C. Daneluik and M. Pilkington, Inorg. Chem202160, 2, 982.

93. Stereoselective Synthesis of N‐Propargyl Alkynes and Axial Chiral N‐Allenes with Epimeric Pyrroloimidazolone Auxiliaries. M. L. Sechi M. Andrade H. Foy M. Pilkington T. Dudding C. Metallinos, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2020accepted for publication, doi.org/10.1002/adsc.202000574. (Front Cover)

92. Oxidative Addition of Tetrathiocins to Palladium(0) and Platinum(0): A Route to Dithiolate Coordination Complexes. L. K. Watanabe, J. D. Wrixon, Z. S. Ahmed, J. J Hayward, P. Abbasi, M. Pilkington, C. L. B. Macdonald and J. M. Rawson. Dalton Trans2020accepted for publication.

91. Control of Porphyrin Planarity and Aggregation by Covalent Capping: Bissilyloxy Porphyrin Silanes. B. Hussein, Z. Shakeel, A. Turley, A. Bismillah, K. Wolfstadt, J. Pia, M. Pilkington, P. McGonigal and M. Adler, Inorg. Chem.2020in press. DOI:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c01891.

90. Development of an Asymmetric Cyclopropenimine-Guanidine Platform for Access to Strongly Basic Proton Sponges and Boron-Difluoride Diaminonapthalene (BOFDAN) Fluorophores. M. Guest, R. Le Sueur, M. Pilkington and T. Dudding, Chem. Eur. J, 2020in press. doi.org/10.1002/chem.202001227

89. Shedding Light on the Diverse Reactivity of an Al(I) Compound with N-Heterocycles, A. Dmitrienko, M. Pilkington, J.F. Britten, B.M. Gabidullin, A. van der Est and G. Nikonov, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2020, 59, 16147. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202005925.

88. A New Efficient, Cost-Effective Spiro-OMeIm Hole Transport Material for the Development of Low-Cost Perovskite Solar Cells, L. H. Mirzaei, H. Shahroosvand, B. Pashaei, G. Delle Monache, M. Pilkington and M. K. Nazeeruddin, J, Mat. Chem. C2020in press. doi.org/10.1039/D0TC00196A.

87. Ge(0) compound stabilized by diimino-carbene ligand: synthesis and ambiphilic reactivity. M.T. Nguyen, D. Gusev, A. Dmitrienko, B.M. Gabidullin, D. Spasyuk, J.F. Britten, M. Pilkington and Georgii I. Nikonov, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2020, 142, 5852. doi:10.1021/jacs.0c01283.

86. Light Emitting Electrochemical Cells: Molecular Engineering of Near IR Emission: Concepts, Advances and Future Challenges, B. Pashaei, S. Karimi, H. Shahroosvand* and M. Pilkington* Adv. Funct. Mater., 2020in press. doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201908103.