Publications

  1. Sorsche, D. U., Miehlich, M., Searles, K., Gouget, G., Zolnhofer, E. M., Fortier, S., Chen, C.-H., Gau, M. R., Carroll, P. J., Murray, C. B., Caulton, K. G., Khusniyarov, M. M.*, Meyer, K.*, Mindiola, D. J.* “Unusual Dinitrogen Binding and Electron Storage in Dinuclear Iron Complexes.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 8147. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.0c01488.
  2. Yakimov, A. V., Mance, D., Searles, K., Copéret, C.* “A formulation protocol with pyridine to enable Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Surface-Enhanced NMR Spectroscopy (DNP-SENS) on reactive surface sites: Case study with olefin polymerization and metathesis catalysts.” J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2020, 11, 3401. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpclett.0c00716.
  3. Lam, E., Noh, G., Chan, K. W., Larmier, K., Lebedev, D., Searles, K., Wolf, P., Safonova, O. V., Copéret, C.* “Enhanced CH3OH Selectivity in CO2Hydrogenation using Cu-based Catalysts Generated via SOMC from GaIIISingle-Sites.” Chem. Sci., 2020, 11, 7593. https://doi.org/10.1039/D0SC00465K
  4. Rochlitz, L. S., Searles, K., Alfke, J., Zemlyanov, D., Safonova, O. V., Copéret, C.* “Silica-supported, narrowly distributed, subnanometric Pt–Zn particles from single sites with high propane dehydrogenation performance.” Chem. Sci., 2020, 11, 1549. https://doi.org/10.1039/C9SC05599A
  5. Arancon, R., Saab, M., Morvan, A., Bonduelle-Skrzypczak, A., Taleb, A.-L., Gay, A.-S., Legens, C., Ersen, O., Searles, K., Mougel, V., Fedorov, A., Copéret, C.*, Raybaud, P.* “Combined Experimental and Theoretical Molecular Approach of the Catalytically Active Hydrotreating MoS2 Phases Promoted by 3d Transition Metals.” J. Phys. Chem. C, 2019, 123, 24659. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b08437
  6. Meyet, J., Searles, K., Newton, M., van Bavel, A. P., Horton, A. D., van Bokhoven J., Copéret, C.* “Highly dispersed monomeric Cu sites on alumina for the selective oxidation of methane to methanol.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 131, 566. https://doi.org/10.1002/ange.201903802
  7. Noh, G., Lam, E., Alfke, J. L., Larmier, K., Searles, K., Wolf, P., Copéret, C.* “Selective hydrogenation of CO2 to CH3OH on supported Cu nanoparticles promoted by isolated TiIV surface sites on SiO2.” ChemSusChem., 2019, 12, 968. https://doi.org/10.1002/cssc.201900134
  8. Searles, K., Chan, K. W., Mendes-Burak, J. A., Zemlyanov, D., Safonova, O. V., Copéret, C.* “Highly productive propane dehydrogenation catalyst using silica-supported Ga-Pt nanoparticles generated from single-sites.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 11674. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.8b05378
  9. Gordon, C. P., Yamamoto, K., Searles, K., Shirase, S., Anderson, R. A., Eisenstein, O., Copéret, C.* “Metal alkyls programmed to generate metal alkylidenes by α-hydrogen abstraction: Prognosis from NMR chemical shift.” Chem. Sci., 2018, 9, 1912. https://doi.org/10.1039/C7SC05039A
  10. Copéret, C.*, Allouche, F., Chan, K. W., Conley, M. P., Delley, M. F., Fedorov, A., Moroz, I. B., Mougel, V., Pucino, M., Searles, K., Yamamoto, K., Zhizhko, P. A. “Bridging the gap between industrial and well-defined supported catalysts.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 6398. https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201702387
  11. Searles, K., Siddiqi, G., Safonova, O. V., Copéret, C.* “Silica-supported isolated gallium sites as highly active, selective and stable propane dehydrogenation catalysts.” Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 2661. https://doi.org/10.1039/C6SC05178B
  12. Copéret, C.*, Estes, D. P., Larmier, K., Searles, K. “Isolated surface hydrides: Formation, structure, and reactivity.” Chem. Rev., 2016, 116, 8463. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00082
  13. Searles, K., Smith, K. T., Kurogi, T., Chen, C.-H., Carroll, P. J., Mindiola, D. J. * “Formation and redox interconversion of niobium methylidene and methylidyne complexes.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 6642. https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201511867
  14. Kamitani, M., Pintér, B., Searles, K., Crestani, M. G., Hickey, A., Manor, B., Carroll, P. J., Mindiola, D. J.* “Phosphinoalkylidene and -alkylidyne complexes of titanium: Intermolecular C-H bond activation and dehydrogenation reactions.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 11872. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.5b06973
  15. Searles, K., Carroll, P. J., Mindiola, D. J.* “Anionic and mononuclear phosphinidene and imido complexes of niobium.” Organometallics, 2015, 34, 4641. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.organomet.5b00518
  16. Kamitani, M., Searles, K., Carroll, P. J., Mindiola, D. J.* “β-hydrogen abstraction of an ethyl group provides entry to stable titanium and zirconium ethylene complexes.” Organometallics, 2015, 34, 2558. https://doi.org/10.1021/om501226k
  17. Searles, K., Carroll, P. J., Chen, C.-H., Pink, M., Mindiola, D. J.* “Niobium nitrides derived from nitrogen splitting.” Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 3526. https://doi.org/10.1039/C4CC09563D
  18. Searles, K., Fortier, S.*, Carroll, P. J., Sutter, J., Meyer, K.*, Mindiola, D. J.*, Caulton, K. G.* “A cis-divacant octahedral mononuclear iron(IV) imide.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 14139. https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201407156
  19. Searles, K., Chen, C.-H., Mindiola, D. J.* “A tantalum methylidene complex supported by a robust and sterically encumbering aryloxide ligand.” Organometallics, 2014, 33, 4192. https://doi.org/10.1021/om500197k
  20. Searles, K., Keijzer, K., Chen, C.-H., Baik, M.-H., Mindiola, D. J.* “Binary role of an ylide in the formation of a terminal methylidene complex of niobium.” Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 6267. https://doi.org/10.1039/C4CC01404A
  21. Walker, R. L., Searles, K., Willard, J. A., Michelsen, R. R. H.* “Total reflection infrared spectroscopy of water-ice and frozen aqueous NaCl solutions.” J. Chem. Phys., 2013, 139, 244703. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4841835
  22. Searles, K., Tran, B. L., Pink, M., Chen, C.-H., Mindiola, D. J.* “3d Early transition metal complexes supported by a new sterically demanding aryloxide ligand.” Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 11126. https://doi.org/10.1021/ic401363p
  23. Searles, K., Das, A. K., Buell, R. W., Pink, M., Chen, C.-H., Pal, K., Morgan, D. G., Mindiola, D. J., Caulton, K. G.* “2,2′-Pyridylpyrrolide ligand redistribution following reduction.” Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 5611. https://doi.org/10.1021/ic400803e
  24. Searles, K.*, Pink, M., Caulton, K. G., Mindiola, D. J. “An iridium-pyridylpyrrolide complex exhibiting reversible binding of H2.” Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 9619. https://doi.org/10.1039/C2DT30981E