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Publication list

If you want to see what I have published in the chemical literature then here is a copy of a publication list which was up to date in december 2011. Please forgive the fact that some of the formating changed when I pasted it into the wordpress window,

 

Peer-reviewed articles in international journals

 

  1. E. Aneheim, C. Eckberg, A. Fermvik, M.R.StJ. Foreman, B. Gruner, Z. Hajkova and M. Kvicalova, Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, A TBP/BTBP-based GANEX Separation Process Part 2: Ageing, Hydrolytic, and Radiolytic Stability, 2011, 29, 157-175.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of the BTBPs used and for providing help and assistance with the organic chemistry.

 

  1. C. Ekberg, E. Aneheim, A. Fermvik, M. Foreman, E. Lofstrom-Engdahl, T. Retegan and I. Spendlikova, Journal of Chemical and Enginnering Data, Thermodynamics of Dissolution for Bis(triazine)-Bipyridine-Class Ligands in Different Diluents and Its Reflection on Extraction, 2010, 55, 5133-5137.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of the BTBPs used and for providing help and assistance with the organic chemistry. I also developed the coordination chemistry which was used to determine the BTBP concentration.

 

  1. 3.      E. Aneheim, C. Eckberg, A. Fermvik, M.R.StJ. Foreman, T. Retegan and G. Skarnemark, Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, A TBP/BTBP-based GANEX Separation Process. Part 1: Feasibility. 2010, 28, 437-458.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of the BTBPs used, for most of the palladium chemistry and for providing help and assistance with the organic chemistry. I used my skills as an inorganic/organometallic chemist to elucidate the palladium chemistry which was leading to the formation of a third phase (precipitate) of metallic palladium.

 

  1. 4.      S. Trumm, G. Lieser, M.R.S.J. Foreman, P.J. Panak, A. Geist and T. Fanghänel, Dalton Transactions, A TRLFS study on the complexation of Cm(III) and Eu(III) with 4-t-butyl-6,6’-bis-(5,6-diethyl-1,2,4-triazin-3-yl)-2,2’-bipyridine in a water/2-propanol mixture, 2010, 39, 923-929.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of the BTBP required for use in this paper.

 

  1. A. Fermvik, C. Ekberg, S. Englund, M.R.S.J. Foreman, G. Modolo, T. Retegan and G. Skarnemark, Influence of dose rate on the radiolytic stability of a BTBP solvent for actinide(III)/lanthanide(III) separation, Radiochimica Acta, 2009, 97(6), 319-324.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of the BTBP required for use in this paper.

 

  1. Magnusson, D. Christiansen, B. Foreman, MRS. Geist, A. Glatz, J.-P. Malmbeck, R. Modolo, G.  Serrano-Purroy. D, Sorel. C, ”Demonstration of a SANEX Process in Centrifugal Contactors using the CyMe4-BTBP Molecule on a Genuine Fuel Solution”, Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 2009, 27, 97-106.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of the BTBP required for use in this paper.

 

  1. Abernethy, RJ. Foreman, MRSJ. Hill, AF. Tshabang, N. Willis, AC. Young, RD. “Poly(methimazolyl)borato nitrosyl complexes of molybdenum and tungsten”, Organometallics, 2008, 27, 4455-4463.

 

I was responsible for the original synthesis and characterisation of the molybdenum nitroso compound.

 

  1. Foreman, MRSJ. Ekberg, C. Jensen, AO. Hydrogenation catalysts from used nickel metal hydride batteries, Green Chemistry, 2008, 10, 825-826.

 

I had the idea of converting nickel electrical batteries into a hydrogenation catalyst. I was responsible for all the chemistry other than the analytical work. I also wrote the paper.

 

  1. Ekberg, C. Fermvik, A. Retegan, T. Skarnemark, G. Foreman, MRS. Hudson, MJ. Englund, S. Nilsson, M “An overview and historical look back at the solvent extraction using nitrogen donor ligands to extract and separate An(III) from Ln(III)”, Radiochimica Acta, 2008, 96, 225-233.

 

As the man responsible for holding the flasks and reacting things in the original synthesis of the BTBPs and hemi-BTPs as solvent extraction agents. I did provide information about the history of these and other solvent extraction agents to the other authors.

 

  1. Berthet, J. –C. Thuery, P. Foreman, MRS. Ephritikhine, M. First 5f-element complexes with the tetradentate BTBP ligand. “Synthesis and crystal structure of uranyl(VI) compounds with CyMe4BTBP”, Radiochimica Acta, 2008, 96, 189-197.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of the BTBP required for use in this paper.

 

  1. Crossley, IR. Foreman, MRSJ. Hill, AF. Owen, GR. White, AJP. Williams, DJ. Willis, AC. ”Synthesis of the ruthenaboratranes [Ru(CS)(PPh3){B(mt)3}](Ru -> B) (8) and [Ru(CO)(CNR){B(mt)3)](Ru -> B)(8) (mt = methimazolyl, R = Bu-t, C6H3Me2-2,6, C6H2Me3-2,4,6)”, Organometallics, 2008, 27, 381-386.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis and characterisation of several of the ruthenium carbonyl complexes reported in this paper.

 

  1. Retegan, T. Ekberg C (Ekberg, C, Englund, S., Fermvik, A., Foreman, MRS. Skarnemark, G. “The behaviour of organic solvents containing C5-BTBP and CyMe4-BTBP at low irradiation doses”, Radiochimica Acta, 2007, 95, 637-642.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of the BTBP required for use in this paper.

 

  1. Ekberg, C. Dubois, I. Fermvik, A. Retegan, T. Skarnemark, G. Drew, MGB. Foreman, MRS. Hudson, MJ, “Extraction behaviour of nickel(II) using some of the BTBP-class ligands”, Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 2007, 25, 603-617.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of the BTBP required for use in this paper. I was largely responsible for the selection of nickel as the target of the investigation, the element was chosen, as it is a major corrosion product liberated from stainless steel by the action of nitric acid. I was also responsible for doing the non-radioactive nickel coordination chemistry, which was in the paper. I also provided some help during the writing up process.

 

  1. Krejzler, J. Narbutt, J. Foreman, MRStJ. Hudson, MJ. Casensky, B. Madic, C. Solvent Extraction Of Am(III) and Eu(III) From Nitrate Solution Using Synergistic Mixtures of N-Tridentate Heterocycles and Chlorinated Cobalt Dicarbollide, Czechoslovak Journal of Physics, 2006, 56, D459-D467.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of the nitrogen containing metal extraction agents required for use in this paper.

 

  1. Nilsson, M. Ekberg, C. Foreman, M. Hudson, M. Liljenzin, JO. Modolo, G. Skarnemark, G. “Separation of actinides(III) from lanthanides(III) in simulated nuclear waste streams using 6,6′-bis-(5,6-dipentyl-[1,2,4]triazin-3-yl)-[2,2′]bipyridinyl (C5-BTBP) in cyclohexanone”, Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 2006, 24, 823-843.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of the BTBP required for use in this paper.

 

  1. Hudson, MJ. Boucher, CE. Braekers, D. Desreux, JF. Drew, MGB. Foreman, MRS. Harwood, LM. Hill, C. Madic, C. Marken, F. Youngs, TGA. “New bis(triazinyl) pyridines for selective extraction of americium(III)”, New Journal of Chemistry, 2006, 30, 1171-1183.

 

I was the chemist who devised the CyMe4 group; I also greatly improved the synthesis of the diketone required for the CyMe4 group. I was responsible for the vast majority of the non radioactive work required for the characterisation of the CyMe4BTP which included the electrochemical work (Done in Frank Marken’s laboratory). I also had a role in setting up the collaboration between Prof Desreux’s research group and the Reading group in which the Desreux group performed NMRD experiments on the BTBPs and BTPs.

 

  1. Geist, A. Hill, C. Modolo, G. Foreman, MRSJ. Weigl, M. Gompper, K. Hudson, MJ, “6,6′-bis-(5,5,8,8-tetramethyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-benzo[1,2,4]triazin-3-yl) [2,2′]bipyridine, an effective extracting agent for the separation of americium(III) and curium(III) from the lanthanides”, Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 2006, 24, 463-483.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of the BTBP required for use in this paper.

 

  1. Nilsson, M. Andersson, S. Drouet, F. Ekberg, C. Foreman, M. Hudson, M. Liljenzin, JO. Magnusson, D. Skarnemark, G “Extraction properties of 6,6′-bis-(5,6-dipentyl-[1,2,4]triazin-3-yl)-[2,2 ‘]bipyridinyl (C5-BTBP)”, Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 2006, 24, 299-318.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of the BTBP required for use in this paper.

 

  1. Foreman, MRS. Hudson, MJ. Drew, MGB. Hill, C. Madic, C “Complexes formed between the quadridentate, heterocyclic molecules 6,6′-bis-(5,6-dialkyl-1,2,4-triazin-3-yl)-2,2 ‘-bipyridine (BTBP) and lanthanides(III): implications for the partitioning of actinides(III) and lanthanides(III)”, Dalton Transactions, 2006, 1645-1653.

 

I was responsible for the all the non radioactive chemistry except for the X-ray crystallography.

 

  1. Drew, MGB. Foreman, MRS. Geist, A. Hudson, MJ. Marken, F. Norman, V. Weigl, M.. “Synthesis, structure, and redox states of homoleptic d-block metal complexes with bis-1,2,4-triazin-3-yl-pyridine and 1,2,4-triazin-3-yl-bipyridine extractants”, Polyhedron, 2006, 25, 888-900.

 

I was responsible for selecting the intellectual targets of the paper; I was also responsible for all the chemistry other than the solvent extraction and crystallographic work. Part of my synthesis work included the close supervision of Ms Norman; Ms Norman was an undergraduate research student who did a project within theHudsongroup. I also wrote the paper.

 

  1. Nilsson, M. Andersson, S. Ekberg, C. Foreman, MRS. Hudson, MJ. Skarnemark, G. “Inhibiting radiolysis of BTP molecules by addition of nitrobenzene”, Radiochimica Acta, 2006, 94, 103-106.

 

I was the chemist who devised the two key hypotheses, which this paper tested. The first hypothesis was that an aromatic compound would protect the BTP from the effects of the radiation. The second hypothesis was that different aromatic compounds would differ greatly in their ability to protect the BTP; it was predicted in this hypothesis that the electron density in the p systems of the aromatic compounds would influence their ability to protect the BTP. I was also responsible for the synthesis of the BTP required for use in this paper.

 

  1. Foreman, MRS. Hill, AF. Smith, MK. Tshabang, N. “Novel heterobimetallic coordination of the H2B(mt)2 ligand: The complex [Mo(SnMe2Cl)(CO)3{mu-S : K-3 -H,S,S ‘-H2B(mt)2}] (mt = methimazolyl)”, Organometallics, 2005, 24, 5224-5226-

 

I was responsible in part for the synthetic chemistry. I was responsible for the synthesis of one of the key compounds [Mo(SnPh3)(CO)3(mt)3BH] and I did perfect the synthesis of the reagents Na[H2B(mt)2]

 

  1. Foreman, MRSJ. Hudson, MJ. Geist, A. Madic, C. Weigl, M “An investigation into the extraction of americium(III), lanthanides and D-block metals by 6,6 ‘-bis-(5,6-dipentyl-[1,2,4]triazin-3-yl)-[2,2’]bipyridinyl(C-5-BTBP)”, Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 2005, 23, 645-662.

 

I was responsible for much of the planning of the experimental work (selection of metals), the synthesis of the BTBP required for use in this paper. I also was responsible for writing the paper.

 

  1. Drew, MGB. Foreman, MRSJ. Hill, C. Hudson, MJ. Madic, C. “6,6 ‘-bis-(5,6-diethyl-[1,2,4]triazin-3-yl)-2,2 ‘-bipyridyl the first example of a new class of quadridentate hetercyclic extraction reagents for the separation of americium(III) and europium(III)”, Inorganic Chemical Communications, 2005, 8, 239-241.

 

I was responsible for the selection of the 6,6 ‘-bis-(5,6-diethyl-[1,2,4]triazin-3-yl)-2,2 ‘-bipyridyl (C2-BTBP) as a target for synthesis as part of the program of extractant discovery. I was responsible for the synthesis and characterisation of the C2-BTBP. I also assisted in the writing of the paper.

 

  1. Crossley, IR. Foreman, MRS. Hill, AF. White, AJP. Williams, DJ. “The first rhodaboratrane: [RhCl(PPh3){B(mt)(3)}](Rh -> B) (mt = methimazolyl)”, Chemical Communications, 2005, 221-223.

 

I was responsible in part for the synthetic chemistry. I was responsible for the original synthesis and part of the characterisation the title compound [RhCl(PPh3)(mt)3B] from Wilikinson’s complex [RhCl(PPh3)3].

 

  1. Drew. MGB, Foreman. MRS, Hudson. MJ, Kennedy. KF “Structural studies of lanthanide complexes with tetradentate nitrogen ligands”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2004, 357, 4102-4112.

 

I was responsible for the choice of nitrogen ligands and the decision to use bond valance calculations. I also assisted in the supervision of Ms Kennedy. I also assisted in the writing of the paper.

 

  1. Foreman, MRS. Hill, AF. White, AJP. Williams, DJ. “Polyazolyl chelate chemistry. 13. An osmaboratrane”, Organometallics, 2004, 23, 913-916.

 

I was responsible for the synthetic chemistry. I was responsible for the synthesis and the characterisation the title compound [Os(CO)(PPh3)(mt)3B] from [OsCl(Ph)(CO)(PPh3)2].

 

  1. Foreman, MRS. Hill, AF. Tshabang, N. White, AJP. Williams, DJ. “Metallathiirenes. 5. Bis– and Tris(methimazolyl)borato Thiocarbamoyl Complexes of Molybdenum(II)”, Organometallics, 2003, 22, 5593-5596.

 

I was responsible in part for the synthetic chemistry. I was responsible for the original synthesis and part of the characterisation of several of the thiocarbamoyl complexes.

 

  1. Foreman, MRSJ. Hill, AF. Owen, GR. White, AJP. Williams, DJ. “Polyazolyl chelate chemistry. 12. An unusual mode of coordination for the hydro-tris-(methimazolyl)borato ligand”, Organometallics, 2003, 22, 4446-4450.

 

I was responsible in part for the synthetic chemistry. I was responsible for the original synthesis and part of the characterisation of the title compound.

 

  1. Foreman, MRS. Hill, AF. White, AJP. Williams, DJ. “Hydro tris-(methimazolyl) borato alkylidyne complexes of tungsten”, Organometallics, 2003, 22, 3831-3840.

 

I was responsible for the synthetic chemistry. I was responsible for the synthesis and the characterisation the new compounds.

 

  1. Hudson, MJ. Foreman, MRSJ. Hill, C. Huet, N. Madic, C. “Studies on the parallel synthesis and evaluation of new heterocyclic extractants for the partitioning of minor actinides”, Solvent extraction and ion exchange, 2003, 21 (5), 637-652.

 

I was responsible for the choice of the synthetic targets and some of the synthesis work. I was the day to day supervisor of the project student who was responsible for the remainder of the synthesis work. I also assisted with the writing of the paper.

 

  1. Hudson, MJ. Drew, MGB. Foreman, MRS. Hill, C. Huet, N. Madic, C. Youngs, TGA. “The coordination chemistry of 1,2,4-triazinyl bipyridines with lanthanide(III) elements – implications for the partitioning of americium(III)”, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans, 2003, 1675-1685.

 

I was responsible for the choice of the synthetic targets and some of the synthesis work. I was the day to day supervisor of the project student who was responsible for the remainder of the synthesis work. I also assisted with the writing of the paper.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRS. Howie, RA. “Polymeric diaqua(mu(2)-2,2’-bipyrimidinyl-kappa N-4(1),N-1’:N-3,N-3’)-di-mu(3)-hydroxy-bis(mu(5)-benzene-1,3,5-tricarboxylato-kappa O-5(1) : O-2 : O-3 ; O-5)tetracolbalt(II) dehydrate”, Acta Cryst., 2002, C58, m487-m489.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of the title compound and all its characterisation other than the X-ray crystallography.

 

  1. Buchan, S. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRSJ. De Silva, BM. Skakle, JMS. Slawin, AMZ. “Synthesis and crystal structure of [Cu2(NO3)4L2(Bipy)2(H2O)3].H2O (L=N,N’-bis(4-pyridylmethyl) isophthalamide)”, J. Chem. Cryst. 2002, 32, 5-10.

 

I was responsible for part of the supervision of Ms Buchan and for providing some of the ideas for the synthesis.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRS. Skakle, JMS. Howie, RA. “Hydrothermal crystallisation of metal (II) orotates (M = nickel, colbalt, manganese or zinc). Effect of 2,2-bipyridyl, 2,2-dipyridyl amine, 1-methyl-3-(2-pyridyl)pyrazole, phenanthroline and 2,9-dimethyl-1,10-phenanthroline upon structure”, Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2002, 332, 135-145.

 

I was responsible for the vast majority of the synthesis work and for all the non crystallographic characterisation work.

 

  1. Foreman, MRS. Plater, MJ. Skakle, JMS. “Synthesis and crystallographic characterisation of polymeric and oligomeric lead carboxylates”, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans, 2001, 1897.

 

I was responsible for the choice of lead carboxylates as synthetic targets, for the choice of the methods used to form them. I was responsible for all the non-crystallographic characterisation and for writing the paper.

 

  1. Necas, M. Foreman, MRS. Marek, J. Woollins, JD. Novosad, J. “New mixed-donor unsymmetrical P-N-P ligands and their palladium(II) complexes”, New Journal of Chemistry, 2001, 25, 1256-1263.

 

I assisted M. Necas and J. Novosad with the writing of their paper.

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRSJ. Gelbrich, T. Hursthouse, MB. “Synthesis and characterisation of infinite co-ordination networks with 1,6-bis(4-pyridyl)hexane and copper nitrate”, Cryst. Eng., 2001 40, 319-328.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of the title compound and all its characterisation other than the X-ray crystallography.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRSJ. Skakle, JMS. “Synthesis of co-ordination networks from flexible bis(4-pyridyl) ligands and cadmium salts”, Cryst. Eng. 2001  40, 293-308.

 

I was responsible for the design of all the flexible ligands which were used in this paper. I was responsible for choosing synthesis routes for these compounds, the organic synthesis work and for the production and characterisation of the coordination compounds. I also assisted with the writing of the paper.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRSJ. Skakle, JMS. “Catena-Poly[[[1,10-phenanthroline)manganese(II)]-&m;-(1-hydroxybenzene-3,5-dicarboxylato)] hydrate]”, Acta Cryst., 2001, E57, m373-m375.

 

I was responsible for the choice of the reagents used to form the coordination polymer, I was also responsible for forming the coordination polymer and the non-crystallographic characterisation work.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRSJ. Skakle, JMS. “Synthesis and crystal structure of [Mn(NCS)2L2] (L = 3,6-bis-(2-methylpyridyl)-1,2-pyridazine)”, J. Chem. Cryst. 2001, 30, 535-537.

 

I was responsible for all the organic synthesis required to make the ligand, for the synthesis of the coordination compound and all the non-crystallographic characterisation. I also assisted with the writing of the paper.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MR. Howie, RA. Skakle, JMS. McWilliam, SA. Coronado, E. Gomez-Garcia, CJ. “Synthesis and characterisation of polymeric manganese and zinc 5-hydroxyisophthalates”, Polyhedron, 2001, 20, 2293-2303.

 

I was responsible for the choice of the reagents used to form the coordination polymer, I was also responsible for forming the coordination polymer and the non-crystallographic and non-magnetic characterisation work. I assisted in the writing of the paper.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRSJ. Skakle, JMS. “Hydrothermal synthesis of [Mn(HTPO)(BIPY)] (H3TPO = tris-(4-carboxylphenyl)phosphine oxide). A crosslinked co-ordination polymer”, J. Chem. Cryst. 2001, 30, 449-453.

 

I was responsible for the choice of the reagents used to form the coordination polymer, I was also responsible for forming the coordination polymer and the non-crystallographic characterisation work. I assisted in the writing of the paper.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRS. Howie, RA. “Synthesis of [Mn(O2CCH2CH2CO2)(2,2’-bipyridyl)(H2O)2]n.H2O”, J. Chem. Cryst. 2001, 30, 445-447.

 

I was responsible for the choice of the reagents used to form the coordination polymer, I was also responsible for forming the coordination polymer and the non-crystallographic characterisation work. I wrote the paper.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRS. Howie, RA. Skakle, JMS. Coronado, E. Gomez-Garcia, CJ. Gelbrich, T. Hursthouse, MB “Synthesis and characterisation of polymeric metal-ion carboxylates from benzene-1,3,5-tricarboxylic acid with Mn(II), Co(II) or Zn(II) and  2,2-bipyridyl, phenanthroline or a pyridyl-2-(1-methyl-1H-pyrazol-3-yl) derivative”, Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2001, 319, 159-175.

 

I was responsible for the choice of the chelating nitrogen ligands, all the synthesis work, the non crystallographic characterisation work and much of the work of writing the paper.

 

  1. Davison, JC. Foreman, MRS. Howie, RA. Plater, MJ. Skakle, JMS. “A new polymorph, form C, of dichloro[1,2-bis(diphenylphosphino)ethane]nickel(II)”, Acta Cryst., 2001, C57, 690.

 

I was responsible for the choice of the reagents used to form the coordination compound, I was also responsible for forming the product and the non-crystallographic characterisation work. I was also responsible for elucidating how the carbon-carbon single bond had formed from an alkene, myself and R. Alan Howie then wrote the paper together.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRS. Howie, RA. Skakle, JMS. “Structures of   Mn(II) thiocyanate co-ordination polymers from  flexible bipyridyl ligands”, Inorganic Chimica Acta, 2001, 318, 175.

 

I was responsible for the decision to study the thiocyanates of manganese, I did all the synthetic chemistry and characterisation of the solids. I also assisted in the writing of the papers.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRS. Gelbrich, T. Hursthouse, MB. “One-dimensional structures of nickel(II) and cobalt(II) co-ordination complexes {[ML2(H2O)2] . L . H2O . (ClO4)2} (M = Co or Ni; L = 1,3-bis(4-pyridyl)propane”, Inorganic Chimica Acta, 2001, 318, 171.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of the new solids and for all the non crystallographic characterisation. I also assisted in the writing of the paper.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRS. Howie, RA. Skakle, JMS. Slawin, AMZ. “Hydrothermal synthesis of polymeric metal carboxylates from benzene-1,2,4,5-tetracarboxylic acid and benzene-1,2,4-tricarboxylic acid”, Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2001, 315, 126.

 

I was responsible for the selection of benzene-1,2,4-tricarboxylic acid as a starting material. I was responsible for the synthesis of the new solids and for all the non crystallographic characterisation. I also assisted in the writing of the paper.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRSJ. Skakle, JMS. “Catena-Poly[[2,2’-bipyridine-N,N’)cobalt(II)]-m-4,4’-oxydibenzoato-O,O’O’’,O’’’]”, Acta Cryst., 2001, E57, m169-171.

 

I was responsible for the choice of the reagents used to form the coordination polymer, I was also responsible for forming the coordination polymer and the non-crystallographic characterisation work.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRSJ. Skakle, JMS. Grifin, C. “Poly[[diaquacadmium(II)-m3-(1-carboxybenzene-3,5-dicarboxylato)]”, Acta Cryst., 2001, E57, m85-87.

 

I was responsible for the choice of the reagents used to form the coordination polymer, I was also responsible for forming the coordination polymer and the non-crystallographic characterisation work.

 

  1. Necas, M. Foreman, MRS. Dastych, D. Novosad, J. “The synthesis and characterisation of N-(Diphenylthiophosphinyl) P-phenyl-thiophosphonamidic acid phenyl ester and related compounds, compounds chiral at phosphorus.”, Inorganic chemical communications, 2001, 4, 36.

 

I was responsible for having the idea of making the three compounds with phosphorus stereocentres, I did all the synthesis work and much of the characterisation work. I also wrote the paper.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRS. Gelbrich, T. Hursthouse, MB. “Hydrothermal synthesis of [Co3(TPO)2(BIPY)26H2O]. 2.4H2O (H3TPO = tris-(4-carboxylphenyl)phosphine oxide). A 1-D double stranded co-ordination polymer”, Journal of Chemical Crystallography, 2000, 30, 155.

 

I designed and made the H3TPO {tris-(4-carboxylphenyl)phosphine oxide} as a new bridging agent for linking metals together. I was responsible for the synthesis of the new solids and for all the non crystallographic characterisation.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRS. Gelbrich, T. Coles, SJ. Hursthouse, MB“Synthesis and characterisation of infinite co-ordination networks from flexible dipyridyl ligands and cadmium salts”, J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 2000, 3065.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of the new dipyridine ligands. I was responsible for the synthesis of the new solids and for all the non crystallographic characterisation. I also assisted in the writing of the paper.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRS. Gelbrich, T. Hursthouse, MB “Synthesis and characterisation of infinite di- and tri-nuclear zinc co-ordination networks with flexible dipyridyl ligands”, J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 2000, 1995.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of the new dipyridine ligands. I was responsible for the synthesis of the new solids and for all the non crystallographic characterisation. I also assisted in the writing of the paper.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRS. Gelbrich, T. Hursthouse, MB “Hydrothermal synthesis and characterisation of lead (II) benzene-1,3,5-tricarboxylate [Pb3BTC2].H2O”, Inorganic chemistry communications, 2000, 3, 234-238.

 

I was responsible for the selection of lead as a target of the investigation. I was responsible for the synthesis of the new solids and for all the non crystallographic characterisation. I also assisted in the writing of the paper.

 

  1. Foreman, MSJ. Woollins, JD. Organo P-S and P-Se heterocycles (A Dalton perspective review), J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 2000,  1533.

 

I was responsible for writing half of the review article, I covered the vast majority of the reactions of the sulphur phosphorus reagents.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRS. Slawin, AMZ. “One-dimensional structures of manganese (II), copper (II) and cobalt (II) co-ordination complexes [MnII(hfac)2L] (hfac = hexafluoroacetylacetonate anion; L = 4,4-bipyridyl), [CuII(hfac)2L] (L = 1,3-dipyridylpropane or 4,4-bipyridyl-N,N’-dioxide) and [CoII(hfac)2L] (L = 4,4-bipyridyl-N,N’-dioxide)”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2000, 303, pages 132-136.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of several of the new solids and for all the non crystallographic characterisation. I also assisted in the writing of the paper.

 

  1. Foreman, MS. Slawin, AMZ. Woollins, JD. “The preparation of a solubilized form of Lawessons reagent and its  thionation reactions”, Heteroatom Chemistry, 1999, 10, pages 651-657.

 

I was responsible for the choice of the side group which conferred the greatly improved solubility to the new reagent. I was also responsible for all the synthesis chemistry in the paper , the characterisation of the compound (excluding the crystallographic work) and for the evaluation of the compound as a new reagent for use in organic synthesis.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRS. Coronado, E. Gomez-Garcia, CJ. Slawin, AMZ “SolidStateAssembly of H3BTC, H3TPO or H2SDA with M(II) (M = Co, Mn or Zn) and 2,2-Bipyridyl:Design and Control of Coordination Architecture. (H3BTC = benzene-1,3,5-tricarboxylic acid, H3TPO = tris-(4-carboxylphenyl)phosphine oxide, H2SDA = cis-stilbene-4,4′-dicarboxylic acid)”, J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 1999, pages 4209-4216.

 

I designed and made the H3TPO {tris-(4-carboxylphenyl)phosphine oxide} as a new bridging agent for linking metals together. I also was responsible for the selection of bipyridine as a modification agent for altering the coordination polymers. I was responsible for the synthesis of the new solids and for all the non crystallographic characterisation.

 

  1. Foreman, MS. Mortimer, RJ. Slawin, AMZ. Woollins, JD. “The reactions of dithiadiphosphetane disulfides with organonitrogen compounds”, J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 1999, pages 3419-3430.

 

I was responsible for the choice of synthetic targets and the reactions which were studied in the paper. I was responsible for all the synthesis work and all of the non crystallographic characterisation work.

 

  1. Foreman, MS. Slawin, AMZ. Woollins, JD. “The reactions of dithiadiphosphetane disulfides with dienes, alkenes and thioaldehydes”, J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 1999, pages 1175-1184.

 

I was responsible for the choice of synthetic targets and the reactions which were studied in the paper. I was responsible for all the synthesis work and all of the non crystallographic characterisation work.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRS. Slawin, AMZ. “Coordination networks with 1,3-bis(4-pyridyl) propane. A flexible ligand exhibiting supramolecular isomerism.” J. Chem. Research, 1999, Synopsis 74-75, Miniprint 728-749.

 

I was responsible for the synthesis of the new solids and for all the non crystallographic characterisation. I also assisted in the writing of the paper.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRS. Howie, RA. “Hydrothermal synthesis of catena(triaqua-(m-2-croconato-O,O’,O”,O”’)-calcium(II) calcium croconate trihydrate”, Journal of chemical crystallography, 1998, 28, pages 653-656.

 

I was responsible for all the non crystallographic characterisation. I also assisted in the writing of the paper.

 

  1. Plater, MJ. Foreman, MRS. Howie, RA. Lachowski, EE. “Hydrothermal synthesis and characterisation of M(pdc).3H2O (pdc = 2,5-pyridinedicarboxylate);M = Co, Ni, CoxNiy (x = 0.4-0.6, y = 0.6-0.4), J. Chem. Research, 1998, Synopsis 754-755, Miniprint 3356-3376.

 

I was responsible for all the non crystallographic characterisation. I also assisted in the writing of the paper. I was also responsible for all the nickel chemistry in the paper.

 

  1. Foreman, MRS. Novosad, J. Slawin, AMZ. Woollins, JD. “New organophosphorus-sulfur heterocycles”, J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Transactions, 1997, pages 1347-1350.

 

I was responsible for the choice of one of the key synthetic targets and the reactions which were studied in the paper. I was responsible for much of the synthesis work and non crystallographic characterisation work.

 

  1. Foreman, MS. Slawin, AMZ. Woollins, JD “Phosphorus-sulfur-nitrogen heterocycles from diferrocenyl dithiadiphosphetane disulfide”, J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Commun., 1997, pages 1269-1270.

 

I was responsible for the choice of synthetic route to Fc2P2S4 and the reaction of Fc2P2S4 with 1,2-dihydroxybenzene. I was responsible for all the synthesis work and all of the non crystallographic characterisation work.

 

  1. Foreman, MS. Slawin, AMZ. Woollins, JD. “Novel 1,2-thiaphosphetanes from diferrocenyldithiadiphosphetane disulfide”, J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Commun., 1997, pages 855-856.

 

I was responsible for the choice of synthetic targets and the reactions which were studied in the paper. I was responsible for all the synthesis work and all of the non crystallographic characterisation work.

 

  1. Foreman, MS. Slawin, AMZ. Woollins, JD. “2,4-Diferrocenyl-1,3,2,4-dithiadiphosphetane 2,4-disulfide; Structure and reactions with catechols and [PtCl2(PR3)2] (R=Et or Bu)”, J. Chem. Soc Dalton Transactions, 1996, pages 3653-3657.

 

I was responsible for the choice of synthetic targets and the reactions which were studied in the paper. I was responsible for all the synthesis work and all of the non crystallographic characterisation work.

 

  1. Foreman, MS. Slawin, AMZ. Woollins, JD “Preparation of X-ray structure of a new organo-P-O-S heterocycle”, J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Commun., 1995, pages 2217-2218.

 

I was responsible for the choice of the reactions which was studied in the paper. I was responsible for all the synthesis work and all of the non crystallographic characterisation work.

 

Peer reviewed book chapters

  1. E. Aneheim, C. Ekberg, A. Fermvik, and M.R.S. Foreman, Development of a Novel GANEX Process, Nuclear Energy and the Environment (ACS Symposium Series), 2010, Chapter 10,  1046,  pp 119-130.

I was responsible for the synthesis of the BTBP used and for assisting with some of the fission product chemistry.

 

Non peer-reviewed articles in journals

 

  1. From Tool User Through Tool Chooser to Tool Creator, TOFSEN, 2011, , page 37.

 

I was invited to write for the Chalmers student newspaper about my view of teaching. I was responsible for all the text and for taking the photographs which went with the text.

 

  1. M.      Nilsson, C. Ekberg, S. Englund, M.R.S.      Foreman and G. Skarnemark, Effect of Organic Additives on the Radiolytic      Degradation of BTP Molecules, Abstracts      of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2009, 238.

 

I was responsible for providing the BTP and for helping in the formulation of the research questions.

 

  1. C. Eckberg, S. Andersson, F. Drouet,      M.R.S Foreman, M.J. Hudson, J-O. Liljenzin, D. Magnusson, M. Nilsson, T.      Retegan and G. Skarnemark,  Tetradentate ligands for extraction and separation of An(III) and Ln(III): the      BTBP-class ligands, Abstracts of      Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2006, 232, 906.

 

I was responsible for the production of the BTBP reagents which were used.

 

  1. Synthesis of MxOy and related rings, Phosphorus Sulfur, 2001, 168,      pages 621-624.

 

I was responsible for writing the entire paper.

 

  1. Heterocycles from diferrocenyl dithiadiphosphetane disulfide, Phosphorus Sulfur, 1997, 125,      pages 469-472.

 

I was responsible for writing the entire paper.

 

One Response

  1. I am impressed by the clear description of your role in all the publications you posted here. Great job!

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