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F. Mark chadwick

Mark is an Imperial College Research Fellow. He joined Imperial College London in December 2018. Before then he was at the École Polytecnique Fédérale Lausanne (EPFL) as an EPFL Fellow in the group of Prof. Kay Severin. Before that he had a post-doctoral research position with Prof. Andrew Weller (Oxford). He carried out his DPhil research under the supervision of Prof. Dermot O’Hare. When not in the lab Mark enjoys rugby and skiing.

 

Publications

Journals

"Synthesis and characterization of permethylpentalene titanium aryloxide and alkoxide complexes" Daniel D. Clement, Samantha C. Binding, Thomas A. Q. Arnold, F. Mark Chadwick, Ian J. Casely, Zoë R. Turner, Jean-Charles Buffet, Dermot O'Hare, Polyhedron, 157, 146-151 Link

“Solid-state molecular organometallic chemistry. Single-crystal to single-crystal reactivity and catalysis with light hydrocarbon substrates” F. Mark Chadwick, Alasdair I. McKay, Antonio J. Martinez-Martinez, Nicholas H. Rees, Tobias Krämer, Stuart A. Macgregor and Andrew S. Weller, Chemical Science, 2017, 8, 6014-6029. Link - Highlighted as a HOT article.

“Selective C–H Activation at a Molecular Rhodium Sigma–Alkane Complex by Solid/Gas Single–Crystal to Single–Crystal H/D Exchange.” F. Mark Chadwick, Tobias Krämer, Torsten Gutmann, Nicholas H. Rees, Amber L. Thompson, Alison J. Edwards, Gerd Buntkowsky, Stuart A. Macgregor and Andrew S. Weller, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2016, 138, 13369-13378. Link

“Zirconium and hafnium permethylpentalene compounds.” F. Mark Chadwick, Robert T. Cooper, Dermot M. O’Hare, Organometallics, 2016, 35, 2092-2100. Link

“A Rhodium-pentane sigma-alkane complex. Characterization in the solid-state by experimental and computational techniques.” F. Mark Chadwick, Nicholas H. Rees, Tobias Krämer, Stuart MacGregor, Andrew S. Weller, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2016, 55, 3677-3681. Link

“A convenient route to a norbornadiene adduct of iridium with chelating phosphines, [Ir(R2PCH2CH2PR2)(NBD)][BArF4] and a comparison of reactivity with H2 in solution and the solid-state” F. Mark Chadwick, Nicholas Olliff, Andrew S. Weller, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2016, 812, 268-271. Link

“Encapsulation of an organometallic cationic catalyst by direct exchange into an anionic MOF” Alexios, Grigoropoulos, George F. S. Whitehead, Noémie Perret, Alexandros P. Katsoulidis, F. Mark Chadwick, Robert P. Davies, Anthony Haynes, Lee Brammer, Andrew S. Weller, Jianliang Xiao, Matthew J. Rosseinsky, Chemical Science, 2016, 7, 2037-2050. Link

“Group 9 bimetallic carbonyl permethylpentalene complexes” F. Mark Chadwick, Andrew E. Ashley, Robert T. Cooper, Luke A. Bennett, Jennifer C. Green and Dermot O’Hare, Dalton Transactions, 2015, 44, 20147-20153. Link

“Double CO2 activation by 14 electron η8-permethylpentalene titanium dialkyl complexes” Robert T. Cooper, F. Mark Chadwick, A. E. Ashley and Dermot O’Hare, Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 11856-11859. Link

“A CH2Cl2 Complex of a [Rh(pincer)]+ Cation” Gemma M. Adams, F. Mark Chadwick, Sebastian D. Pike, Andrew S. Weller, Dalton Transactions, 2015, 44, 6340. Link

“Solid-state synthesis and characterization of sigma-alkane complexes, Rh(L2)(η22-C7H8)][BArF4] (L2 = bidentate chelating phosphine)” Sebastian D. Pike, F. Mark Chadwick, Nicholas H. Rees, Mark Scott, Andrew S. Weller, Tobias Krämer, Stuart MacGregor, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2015, 137, 820. Link

“Early transition metal permethylpentalene complexes for the polymerization of ethylene” F. Mark Chadwick, Robert T. Cooper, Andrew E. Ashley, Jean-Charles Buffet, Dermot O’Hare, Organometallics, 2014, 33, 3775. Link

“Half- and mixed-sandwich uranium permethylpentalene compounds” F. Mark Chadwick, Dermot O’Hare, Organometallics, 2014, 33, 3768. Link

“Synthesis and characterization of group 4 permethylpentalene dichloride Complexes” Robert T. Cooper, F. Mark Chadwick, Andrew E. Ashley, Dermot O’Hare, Organometallics, 2013, 32, 2228. Link

“Heterolytic activation of hydrogen using frustrated Lewis pairs containing tris(2,2,2-perfluorobiphenyl)borane” Samantha C. Binding, Hasna Zaher, F. Mark Chadwick, Dermot O’Hare, Dalton Transactions, 2012, 41, 9061. Link

“Bis(permethylpentalene)uranium” F. Mark Chadwick, Andrew Ashley, Gregory Wildgoose, Jose M. Goicoechea, Simon Randall, Dermot O’Hare, Dalton Transactions, 2010, 39, 6789. Link

Book Chapters

“Transition metal alkane-sigma complexes: synthesis, characterization and reactivity” Adv. Organomet. Chem, 2016, 66, 223. Link

Patents

“Heterogeneous catalysts and uses thereof” UK patent application number 1619935.8, 2016

Poster and Oral Presentations

“Azoimidazolium Carbenes : A new class of N2O-derived ligands for Organometallic Chemistry” oral presentation at 28th International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry, Florence, July 2018.

“The Coordination Chemistry of 1-Alkynyltriazenes” poster presentation at the Geoffrey Wilkinson Memorial Symposium, London, March 2017.

“Organometallic Chemistry in the Solid State: the Isolation of Sigma-Alkane Complexes” oral presentation at 27th International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry, Melbourne, July 2016.

“Heterogeneous Processes using Homogeneous Catalysts: Olefin Isomerisation and Alkane Dehydrogenation” oral presentation at SCG Chemicals’ in-house conference, Pattaya, Thailand, July 2016

“Organometallic Chemistry in the Solid State” oral presentation at the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Dalton Meeting, Warwick, March 2016

“Organometallic Chemistry in the Solid State: the Isolation of Sigma-Alkane Complexes” oral presentation at the 98th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Ottawa, June 2015.

“Organometallic Chemistry in the Solid State” oral presentation at the Red Kite Crystallography Network, Oxford, January 2015

“Organometallic Chemistry in the Solid State: A Pathway to Stabilisation of Transition Metal Alkane Complexes” poster presented at the 41st International Conference of Coordination Chemistry, Singapore, July 2014

“Zirconium and Hafnium Permethylpentalene Complexes” poster presented at the Coordination Chemistry Discussion Group Meeting, London, July 2013.