Publications

As an Independent Researcher

16.       Cain, M.F. 1,2-(Benz)Azaphospholes: A Slow Beginning to a Bright Future. Comments on Inorganic Chemistry, Accepted with revisions.

 

 

15.        Nakashige, M.L.; Loristo, J.I.P.; Wong, L.S.; Gurr, J.R.; O'Donnell, T.J.; Yoshida, W.Y.; Rheingold, A.L.; Hughes, R.P.; Cain, M.F. E-Selective                                  Synthesis and Coordination Chemistry of Pyridine-Phosphaalkenes: Five Ligands Produce Four Distinct Types of Ru(II)                                                                      Complexes. Organometallics 2019, ASAP.  DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.9b00425

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.          Kremláček, V.; Hyvl, J.; Yoshida, W.Y.; Růžička, A.; Rheingold, A.L.; Turek, J.; Hughes, R.P.; Dostál, L.; Cain, M.F. Heterocycles Derived from                              Generating Monovalent Pnictogens within NCN Pincers and Bidentate NC Chelates:  Hypervalency vs. Bell-Clappers vs. Static

               Aromatics. Organometallics  2018, 37, 2481-2490.  DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.8b00290

 

 

 

 

 

 

13.           Hyvl, J.; Yoshida, W.Y.; Moore, C.E.; Rheingold, A.L.; Cain, M.F.  Unexpected Detours and Reactivity Encountered During the Planned Synthesis of                        Hypervalent 10–Pn–3 Species (Pn = P or As).  Polyhedron  2018143, 99-104.  

 

12.            Hyvl, J.; Yoshida, W.Y.; Rheingold, A.L.; Hughes, R.P.; Cain, M.F.  A Masked Phosphinidene Trapped in a Fluxional NCN Pincer.  

                Chem. Eur. J.  201622, 17562-17565.  DOI:  10.1002/chem.201604415.

 

 

11.            Miura-Akagi, P.M.; Nakashige, M.L.; Maile, C.K.; Oshiro, S.M.; Gurr, J.R.; Yoshida, W.Y.; Royappa, A.T.; Krause, C.E.; Rheingold, A.L.; Hughes, R.P.;                 Cain, M.F. Synthesis of a Tris(phosphaalkene)phosphine Ligand and Fundamental Organometallic Reactions on Its Sterically Shielded Metal Complexes.                  Organometallics  201635, 2224-2231.  DOI:  10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00250.  ALSO FEATURED IN 7/18/2016 ISSUE OF C&EN!!!!!                                         

 

10.              Magnuson, K.W.; Oshiro, S.M.; Gurr, J.R.; Yoshida, W.Y.; Gembicky, M.; Rheingold, A.L.; Hughes, R.P.; Cain, M.F.  Streamlined Preparation                                  and Coordination Chemistry of Hybrid Phosphine-Phosphaalkene Ligands. Organometallics  201635, 855-859.  DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00101

 

As a Postdoctoral/Graduate Researcher

9.               Gibbons, S.K.; Valleau, C.R.D.; Peltier, J.L.; Cain, M.F.; Hughes, R.P.; Glueck, D.S.; Golen, J.A.; Rheingold, A.L. Diastereoselective Coordination of P-                  Stereogenic Secondary Phosphines in Copper(I) Chiral Bis(phosphine) Complexes: Structure, Dynamics, and Generation of Phosphido Complexes.                           Inorg. Chem. 2019, 58, 8854-8865.  

8.               Xu, Z.; Cain, M.F.; Rupert, A.V.; Glueck, D.S.; Golen, J.A.; Rheingold, A.L.  Selective Formation of a C3-Symmetric P-Stereogenic Tris(phosphine)                        via Platinum-Catalyzed Asymmetric Alkylation of a Tris(Secondary Phosphine).  Tetrahedron:  Asymmetry  201526, 1459-1468.

 

7.               Emerson, E.W.; Cain, M.F.; Sanderson, M.D.; Knarr, C.B.; Glueck, D.S.; Ahern, J.C.; Patterson, H.E.; Rheingold, A.L.  Synthesis, Structure,                                     and Luminescence of the “Octahedral” Cluster Cu4I4(rac-IsMePCH2PMeIs)2 (Is = 2,4,6-(i-Pr)­3C6H2).  Inorg. Chim. Acta  2015, 427, 168-                                       172.

 

6.               Cain, M.F.; Forrest, W.P.; Peryshkov, D.V.; Schrock, R.R.; Müller, P.  Synthesis of a TREN in Which the Aryl Substituents are Part of a                                              45 Atom Macrocycle.  J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2013, 135, 15338-15341.

 

5.               Cain, M.F.; Glueck, D.S.; Golen, J.A.; Rheingold, A.L.  Asymmetric Synthesis and Metal Complexes of a C3-Symmetric P-Stereogenic                                             Triphosphine, (R)-MeSi(CH2PMe(t-Bu))3 (MT-Siliphos).  Organometallics 2012, 31, 775-778.

 

4.               Cain, M.F.; Reynolds, S.C.; Anderson, B.J.; Glueck, D.S.; Golen, J.A.; Moore, C.E.; Rheingold, A.L. Synthesis, Structure and Spectroscopic                                     Properties of 2,3-bis(diphenylphosphino)quinoxaline (dppQx) and Its Copper(I) Complexes.  Inorg. Chim. Acta  2011, 369, 55-61 (special                                         issue in honor of Robert G. Bergman).

 

3.               Seibert, A.R.; Cain, M.F.; Glueck, D.S.; Nataro, C.  Electrochemistry of P(CH2Fc)3 and Derivatives.  J. Organomet. Chem.  2011, 696, 2259-                                   2262.   

 

2.               Cain, M.F.; Hughes, R.P.; Glueck, D.S.; Golen, J.A.; Moore, C.E.; Rheingold, A.L. Synthesis and Structure of Intermediates in Copper-                                             Catalyzed Alkylation of Diphenylphosphine.  Inorg. Chem.  2010, 49, 7650-7662 (cover picture).   

 

1.               Pet, M.A.; Cain, M.F.; Hughes, R.P.; Glueck, D.S.; Golen, J.A.; Rheingold, A.L. Synthesis and Structure of Ferrocenylmethylphosphines,                                           Their Borane Adducts, and Some Related Derivatives.  J.  Organomet. Chem.  2009, 694, 2279-2289.

 

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