Selected Recent Publications

D. R. Nahhas, J F. Corrigan, Can. J. Chem.2020, in press. Synthesis and Characterization of ITr–Protected Group 11 Metal Trimethylsilylchalcogenolates.

M. Azizpoor Fard, A. M. Polgar, J. F. Corrigan, Organometallics202039, 2900–2906. Tethered Polynuclear Copper-Chalcogenolate Assemblies Enabled via NHC Ligation.

K. Lee, Y. Huang, J. F. Corrigan, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem, 20202020, 57-63. Synthesis and Reaction Chemistry of Zinc-Diarylphosphido Clusters with Phosphorus Precursors.

A. M. Polgar, Y. J. Franzke, S. Lebedkin, F. Weigend, J. F. Corrigan, Dalton Trans.202049, 593-597. Preparation and Luminescence Properties of a M16 Heterometallic Coinage Metal Chalcogenide Cluster.

K. Lee, Y. Huang, J. F. Corrigan, Chem. Commun., 201955, 11466-11469. Facile Synthesis of a Hexanuclear Zinc-Acetato-Trimethylsilylphosphinidene Cluster: A Single-Source Precursor to Zn3P2 Nanoparticles.

P. Gunawardene, J. F. Corrigan, M. S. Workentin,  J. Am. Chem. Soc.2019141, 11781-11785. Golden Opportunity: A Clickable Azide-Functionalized [Au25(SR)18] Nanocluster Platform for Interfacial Surface Modifications.

A. M. Polgar, A. Zhang, F. Mack, F. Weigend, S. Lebedkin, M. J. Stillman, J. F. Corrigan, Inorg. Chem.201958, 5838-5848. Tuning the Metal/Chalcogen Composition in Copper(I)-Chalcogenide Clusters with Cyclic (Alkyl)(amino)Carbene Ligands.

 V. Somasundaram, P. Gunawardene, A. M. Polgar, M. S. Workentin, J. F. Corrigan, Inorg. Chem.201857, 11184–11192. NHC Ligated Group 11 Metal-Arylthiolates Containing an Azide Functionality Amenable to “Click” Reaction Chemistry.

S. Mitzinger, J. Bandemehr, K. Reiter, S. McIndoe, X. Xie, F. Weigend, J. F. Corrigan, S. Dehnen, Chem. Commun. 201854, 1421-1424. (Ge2P2)2–: A Binary Analogue of P4 as a Precursor to the Ternary Cluster Anion [Cd3(Ge3P)3]3–.

T. I. Levchenko, B. E. G. Lucier, J. F. Corrigan, Y. Huang, Inorg. Chem.2018, 57, 204-217. Crystalline Superlattices of Nanoscopic CdS Molecular Clusters: a 111Cd SSNMR Spectroscopy Study.

A. M. Polgar, F. Weigend, A. Zhang, M. J. Stillman, J. F. Corrigan, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 14045-14048. Synthesis and Characterization of a Highly Tunable Octanuclear Coinage Metal Chalcogenide Framework with NHC Ancillary Ligands.

T. I. Levchenko, C. Kübel, B. Khalili Najafabadi, P. D. Boyle, C. Cadogan, L. Goncharova, A. Garreau, F. Lagugné-Labarthet, Y. Huang, J. F.  Corrigan, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2017, 39, 1129-1144. Luminescent CdSe Superstructures: a Nanocluster Superlattice and a Nanoporous Crystal.

A. M. Polgar, C. B. Khadka, M. Azizpoor Fard, B. Nikkel, T. O’Donnell, T. Neumann, K. Lahring, K. Thompson, C. Cadogan, F. Weigend, J. F. Corrigan, Chem. Eur. J.201622, 18378–18382. A Controlled Route to A Luminescent 3d10-5d10 Sulfido Cluster Containing Unique AuCu23-S) Motifs.

X. Zhao, Y. Huang, J. F. Corrigan, Inorg. Chem.201655, 10180-10817. Facile Preparation of Wurtzite CuInE2 (E = S, Se) Nanoparticles Under Solvothermal Conditions.

A. I. Wallbank, T. P. Lebold, A. Borecki, A. M. Polgar, B. M. Waters, M. S. Workentin, J. F. Corrigan, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 2017, 372-377. Zn(II) and Cd(II) Ferrocenylchalcogenolate Complexes.

B. Khalili Najafabadi, J. F. Corrigan, Can. J. Chem.2016, 94, 593-598. Silylphosphido Complexes of Gold(I) Coordinated with NHC Ligands.

M. Hesari, J. Turnbull, C. B. Khadka, F. Weigend,J. F. Corrigan,Z. Ding, Electrochimica Acta2016210, 79-86. Enhancing Electrochemiluminescence of Metal Chalcogenide Clusters by Means of Mn Doping.

M. Azizpoor Fard, A. Kenaree, P. J. Ragogna, J. B. Gilroy, J. F. Corrigan, Dalton Trans.201645, 2868-2880. Coinage Metal Coordination Chemistry of Stable Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Ferrocenylethyl-based Phosphines.

M. Azizpoor Fard, T. I. Levchenko,C. Cadogan, William J. Humenny,  J.  F. Corrigan, Chem. Eur. J.201622, 4543-4550. Stable –ESiMe3 Complexes of Cu(I) and Ag(I) (E = S, Se): New Synthons for Ternary Nanocluster Assembly.

B. Khalili Najafabadi, J. F. Corrigan, Dalton Trans.201544, 14235-14241. Enhanced Thermal Stability of Cu-Silylphosphido Complexes via NHC Ligation.

M. Madadi, B. Khalili Najafabadi, M. Azizpoor Fard J. F. Corrigan, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.2015, 3094-3101. NHC Stabilized Bis(trimethylsilyl)phosphido Complexes of Ni(II) and Pd(II).

T. I. Levchenko, C. Kübel, D. Wang, B . Khalili Najafabadi, Y. Huang, J. F. Corrigan, Chem. Mater.201527, 3666–3682. Controlled Solvothermal Routes to Hierarchical 3D Superstructures of CdS.

M. Azizpoor Fard, F. Weigend, J. F. Corrigan, Chem. Commun.201551, 8361-8364. Simple but Effective: Thermally Stable Cu-ESiMe3 via NHC Ligation

M. Azizpoor Fard, M. Willans, B. Khalili Najafabadi, T. I. Levchenko, J. F. Corrigan, Dalton Trans.201544, 8267-8277. Polydentate chalcogen reagents for the facile preparation of Pd2 and Pd4 complexes.

Y. Liu, B. Khalili Najafabadi, M. Azizpoor Fard, J. F. Corrigan, Angew. Chem., 201554, 4832–4835. Functionalized Ag2S Molecular Architectures - Facile Assembly of the Atomically Precise Ferrocene Decorated Nanocluster [Ag74S19(dppp)6(fc(C{O}OCH2CH2S)2)18].

B. Khalili Najafabadi, J. F. Corrigan, Chem. Commun.201551, 665-667. N-Heterocyclic Carbene Stabilized Ag-P Nanoclusters.

M. Azizpoor Fard, B. Khalili Najafabadi, M. Hesari, M. S. Workentin, J. F. Corrigan, Chem. A Eur. J.201420, 7037-7047. New Poly-silylchalcogen Reagents for the Generation of Polyferrocenyl Assemblies.

B. Khalili Najafabadi, J. F. Corrigan, Dalton Trans.2014, 43, 2104-2111. N-Heterocyclic Carbenes as Effective Ligands for the Preparation of Stabilized Copper- and Silver-t-Butylthiolate Clusters.

C. B. Khadka, B. Khalili Najafabadi, M. Hesari, M. S. Workentin, J. F. Corrigan, Inorg. Chem.201352, 6798–6805. Copper-chalcogenide Clusters Stabilized with Ferrocene Based Diphosphine Ligands.

A. N. Comeau , J.-J. Liu , C. B. Khadka , J. F. Corrigan, L. Konermann, Anal. Chem.201385, 1200–1207. Nanocluster Isotope Distributions Measured by Electrospray Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry.

B. Khalili Najafabadi, M. Hesari, M. S. Workentin, J. F. Corrigan, J. Organomet. Chem.2012703, 16-24.  New Ferrocene Based Dithiolate Ligands.

C. B. Khadka, A. Eichhöfer, F. Weigend, J. F. Corrigan, Inorg. Chem., 201251, 2747–2756. Zinc Chalcogenolate Complexes as Molecular Precursors to Mn(II) containing ZnE (E= S, Se) Clusters. 

W. J.Humenny, S. Mitzinger, C. B. Khadka, B. Khalili Najafabadi, I. Vieira, J. F. Corrigan, Dalton Trans.2012,41, 4413-4422. NHC Stabilized Copper- and Silver-Phenylchalcogenolate Clusters. 

T. Levchenko, C. Kübel, Y. Huang, J. F. Corrigan, Chem. Eur J.201117, 14394-14398. From Molecule to Materials: Crystalline Superlattices of Nanoscopic Molecules of CdS.

A. Howarth, J. J. Liu, L. Konermann, J. F. Corrigan, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem.2011637, 1203- 1206. Probing the Metal Composition of Ternary 12-12 ́-16 Nanoclusters via Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry.

D. Taher, J. F. Corrigan, Organometallics2011, 30, 5943-5952. Aryl(trimethylsilyl)selenides as Reagents for the Synthesis of Mono and Di-Selenoesters.

D. G. MacDonald, A. Eichhöfer, C. F. Campana, J. F. Corrigan,  Chem. Eur. J.201117, 5890–5902. Ferrocene Based Trimethylsilyl Chalcogenide Reagents for the Assembly of Functionalized Metal-Chalcogen Architectures.

D. G. MacDonald, C. Kübel, J. F. Corrigan, Inorg. Chem.201150, 3252–3261. Ferrocenyl Functionalized Silver-Chalcogenide Nanoclusters.

C. B. Khadka, D. G. MacDonald, Y. Lan, D. Fenske, A. K. Powell, J. F. Corrigan, Inorg. Chem.201049, 7289-7297. Trimethylsilylchalcogenolates of Co(II) and Mn(II): From Mononuclear Coordination Complexes to Clusters Containing –ESiMe3 Moieties (E = S, Se).

D. G. Macdonald, J. F. Corrigan, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A2010368, 1455–1472, Metal Chalcogenide Nanoclusters with ‘Tailored’ Surfaces via ‘Designer’ Silylated Chalcogen Reagents.

S. Ahmar, D. G. MacDonald, N. Vijayratnam, T. L. Battista, M. S. Workentin, J. F. Corrigan, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.201049, 4422-4424. A Nanoscopic Polyferrocenyl 3-D Assembly: Preparation of the Structurally Characterized Triacontakaihexa(ferrocenylmethylthiolate) Cluster [Ag48(S)6(SCH2Fc)36].