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PhD student Festus Slade wins communication prize

Congratulations go to PhD student, Festus Slade, for winning the 'Excellent shotgun Communication Prize''. Read moreLink opens in a new window

Thu 03 Mar 2022, 15:10 | Tags: news people SynthCat Community

Single-Cell Chemistry of Photoactivatable Pt Complexes

Collaborative work between Warwick and Diamond reveals behaviour of photoactivatable Pt(IV) anticancer complexes in cancer cells using synchrotron techniques.

Wed 01 Dec 2021, 15:41 | Tags: news SynthCat Research news

New Insights into Magnetoresistance

Nature Communications article addresses a long-standing problem in magnetoresistance. Read more.

Thu 18 Nov 2021, 14:47 | Tags: news SynthCat Research news

Discovery of microscopic metallic particles in the human brain

A UK-led international team of researchers has discovered elemental metallic copper and iron in the human brain for the first time.

Mon 14 Jun 2021, 09:27 | Tags: news SynthCat MeasMod Research news

Strongest carbon-carbon single bond yields to macrocyclic Rh complex

Oxidative Addition of a Mechanically Entrapped C(sp)-C(sp) Bond to a Rhodium(I) Pincer Complex

By use of a macrocyclic phosphinite pincer ligand and bulky substrate substituents, researchers in the Chaplin group have demonstrated how the mechanical bond can be leveraged to promote the oxidative addition of an interlocked 1,3‐diyne to a rhodium(I) center. The resulting rhodium(III) bis(alkynyl) product can be trapped out by reaction with carbon monoxide or intercepted through irreversible reaction with dihydrogen, resulting in selective hydrogenolysis of the C−C σ‐bond.

HOT article in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.

Thu 22 Oct 2020, 21:45 | Tags: news publications SynthCat Research news

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