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Recent SCFED Project Publications 

Electrodeposition from supercritical fluids. P. Bartlett, D. Cook, M. George, A. Hector, W. Levason, G. Reid, D. Smith, and W. Zhang; Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2014, 16, 9202-9219, 10.1039/C3CP54955K [Cover Graphic, K. Thaller]

A Versatile Precursor System for Supercritical Fluid Electrodeposition of Main Group Materials. P. Bartlett, J. Burt, D. Cook, C. Cummings, M. George, A. Hector, M. Hasan, J. Ke, W. Levason, D. Pugh, G. Reid, P. Richardson, D. Smith, J. Spencer, N. Suleiman and W. Zhang; Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 10.1002/chem.201503301 [Inside Cover Graphic, K. Thaller]

Electrodeposition of Protocrystalline Germanium from Supercritical Difluoromethane. C. Cummings, P. Bartlett, D. Pugh, G. Reid, W. Levason, M. Hasan, A. Hector, J. Spencer, D. Smith, S. Marks and R. Beanland; ChemElectroChem. 2016, 3, 1-9, 10.1002/CELC.201500539

Electrochemistry in Supercritical Fluids. J. Branch and P. Bartlett; Phil. Trans. A 2015, 373, 10.1098/rsta.2015.0007

Agile in the management of scientific research collaborations. K. Thaller; J. Admin. Sci. Tech. 2015, 1-11, 10.5171/2015.643806

Neutral thioether and selenoether macrocyclic coordination to Group 1 cations (Li-Cs) - synthesis, spectroscopic and structural properties. M. Champion, W. Levason, D. Pugh and G. Reid; Dalton Trans. 2015, 10.1039/C5DT02583D [Cover Graphic, K. Thaller]

Aza-macrocyclic complexes of Group 1 cations - synthesis, structures and density functional theory study. D. Pugh, J. Dyke, W. Levason, M. Light, G. Reid, H. Bhakoa, P. Ramasami and L. Rhyman; Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 13853-13866, 10.1039/C5DT01865J

Lead (II) Nitrate and Hexafluorosilicate Complexes with Neutral Diphosphine Coordination. J. Burt, W. Grantham, W. Levason and G. Reid; Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 11533-11541, 10.1039/C5DT01448D

Unique Group 1 Cations Stabilised by Homoleptic Phosphone Coordination. M. Carravetta, M. Concistre, W. Levason, G. Reid and W. Zhang; Chem. Commun. 2015, 10.1039/C5CC03184B

Sodium Thioether Macrocylic Chemistry: Remarkable Homoleptic Octathia Coordination to Na+. M. Champion, J. Dyke, W. Levason, M. Light, D. Pugh, H. Bhakhoa, L. Rhyman, P. Ramasami and G. Reid; ACS J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 2497-2499, 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b00156

Ordered mesoporous silica films with pores oriented perpendicular to a titanium nitride substrate. C. Robertson, R. Beanland, S. Boden, A. Hector, R. Jalilikashtiban, J. Sloan, D. Smith and A. Walcarius; Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17, 4763-4770, 10.1039/C4CP05730A

Six-coordinate NbF5 and TaF5 complexes with tertiary mono-phosphine and -arsine ligands. W. Levason, G. Reid and W. Zhang; J. Flu. Chem. 2015, 172, 62-67, 10.1016/j.fluchem.2015.01.010

Divalent ytterbium complexes with crown and hetercrown ethers. W. Levason, P. Bartlett, M. Champion, M. Light, G. Reid and P. Richardson; Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 2953-2955, 10.1039/C4DT03462G

Electrochemical Studies of Decamethylferrocene in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Mixtures. J. Branch, D. Cook and P. Bartlett; Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17, 261-267, 10.1016/j.poly.2014.09.016

Hexafluorosilicate and tetrafluoroborate coordination to lead(II) di- and tri-imine complexes – Unusual fluoroanion coordination modes. J. Burt, W. Grantham, W. Levason, M. Light and G. Reid; Polyhedron 2015, 85, 530-536, 10.1039/C4CP04545A

Phosphine complexes of aluminium(III) halides - preparation and structural and spectroscopic systematics. J. Burt, W. Levason, M. Light and G. Reid; Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 14600-14611, 10.1039/C4DT02051K

Exploring secondary bonding in p-block chemistry – an experimental study of [GeX2{o-C6H4(PMe2)2}] using variable pressure single crystal X-ray diffraction. D. Allan, S. Coles, K. George, M. Jura, W. Levason, G. Reid, C. Wilson and W. Zhang; CrystEngComm. 2014, 16, 8169-8176, 10.1039/C4CE00329B

The preparation and structure of Ge3F8 - a new mixed-valence fluoride of germanium, a convenient source of GeF2. A. Hector, A. Jolleys, W. Levason, D. Pugh and G. Reid; Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 14514-14516, 10.1039/C4DT02265C

Soft diphosphine and diarsine complexes of niobium(V) and tatalum(V) fluorides: synthesis, properties, structures and comparisons with corresponding chlorides. W. Levason, M. Light, G. Reid and W. Zhang; Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 9557-9566, 10.1039/C4DT1029A

Unexpected neutral aza-macrocyle complexes of sodium. M. Everett, A. Jolleys, W. Levason, D. Pugh and G. Reid; Chem. Comm. 2014, 50, 5843-5846, 10.1039/C4CC01407C

Halometallate complexes of germanium(II) and (IV): probing the role of cation, oxidation state and halide on the structural and electrochemical properties. P. Bartlett, C. Cummings, W. Levason, D. Pugh and G. Reid; Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 5019-5027, 10.1002/CHEM.201400179

High-Pressure-Low-Temperature Cryostat Designed for Use with Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometers and Time-Resolved Infrared Spectroscopy. J. Calladine, A. Love, P. Fields, R. Wilson and M. George; Appl. Spectrosc. 2014, 68, 324-331, 10.1366/13-07270

Coordination Chemistry of the Main Group Elements with Phosphine, Arsine and Stibine Ligands. J. Burt, W. Levason and G. Reid; Coord. Chem. Rev. 2014, 260, 65-115, 10.1016/j.ccr.2013.09.020

Synthesis, properties and structures of NbOF3 complexes and comparisons with NbOCl3 analogues. W. Levason, G. Reid, J. Trayer and W. Zhang; Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 3649-3659, 10.1039/C3DT53322K

Synthesis and structure of [CeF4(Me2SO)2] – A rare neutral ligand complex of a lanthanide tetrafluoride. M. Champion, W. Levason and G. Reid; J. Fluor. Chem. 2014, 157, 19-21, 10.1016/J.JFLUCHEM.2013.10.014

The electrodeposition of silver from supercritical carbon dioxide/acetonitrile. P. Bartlett, M. Perjdon-Abel, D. Cook, G. Reid, W. Levason, F. Cheng, W. Zhang, M. George, J. Ke, R. Beanland and J. Sloan; ChemElectroChem. 2014, 1, 187-194, 10.1002/CELC.201300131

Phosphine and diphosphine complexes of Silicon(IV) halides. W. Levason, D. Pugh and G. Reid; Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 5185-5193, 10.1021/IC400077Z

Tin(II) fluoride vs tin(II) chloride - a comparison of their coordination chemistry with neutral ligands. C. Gurani, A. Hector, E. Jager, W. Levason, D. Pugh and G. Reid; Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 8364-8374, 10.1039/C3DT50743B

Tribenzylphosphane and its hydrochloride salt, tribenzylphosphonium hydrogen dichloride-tribenzylphosphane (1/1). W. Levason, D. Pugh and G. Reid; Acta Crystallogr. Sect. C 2013, 69, 560, 10.1107/S0108270113010226

Trivalent Scandium, Yttrium and Lanthanide Complexes with Thia-oxa and Selena-oxa Macrocycles and Crown Ether Coordination. M. Champion, P. Farina, W. Levason and G. Reid; Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 13179-13189, 10.1039/C3DT51405F

Preparation and Structures of Coordination Complexes of the Very Hard Lewis Acids ZrF4 and HfF4. S. Benjamin, W. Levason, D. Pugh, G. Reid and W. Zhang; Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 12584-12558 10.1039/C2DT31501G

The electrodeposition of Germanium from Supercritical Fluids. J. Ke, P. Bartlett, D. Cook, T. Easun, M. George, W. Levason, G. Reid, D. Smith, W. Su and W. Zhang; Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2012, 14, 1517-1528, 10.1039/C1CP22555C

The Chemistry of Thio-, Seleno- and Telluro-ether Ligands with p-block metals. W. Levason, G. Reid and W. Zhang; Dalton Perspective 2011, 40, 8491-8506, 10.1039/C1DT10317B

Coordination complexes of silicon and germanium halides with neutral ligands. W. Levason, G. Reid and W. Zhang; Coord. Chem. Rev. 2011, 255, 1319-1341, 10.1016/j.ccr.2010.11019

A Generalized Management Strategy for Academic Scientific Research Programs. K. Thaller; PMI Knowledge Shelf

The Advantages of Integrating Knowledge Transfer with Academic Project Management. K. Thaller; InImpact: The Journal of Knowledge Transfer, inimp13-001