2018       2017      2016      2014


11) Synthesis and reactivity of a PCcarbeneP cobalt(I) complex: The missing link in the cobalt PXP pincer series (X = B, C, N)

S. Sung, Q.Y. Wang, T. Kraemer, R. D. Young, Chem. Sci. 2018, 9 (43), 8234–8241 . 


10) Selective Monodefluorination and Wittig Functionalization of gem-Difluoromethyl Groups to Generate Monofluoroalkenes

D. Mandal, R. Gupta, R. D. Young, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140 (34), 10682–10686



9) Bimetallic complexes of group 8, 9 and 11 metals bridged by RB(NCH2PPh2)2C6H4 (R = H, 4‐C6H4X; X = H, Me, F) ligands

S. Sung, A. Ang, A. F. Hill, C. Ma, R. Y Kong, J. S. Ward, R. D. Young, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 2018 (24), 2855–2864. 


8) A stable carbocation generated via 2,5-cyclohexadien-1-one protonation

C. Fraser, R. D. Young, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83 (1), 505–509.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b02668


7) Facile generation of iridium PCcarbeneP pincer complexes via water elimination from an alcohol proligand

S. Sung, R. D. Young, Dalton Trans., 2017, 46 (44), 15407–15414.

DOI: 10.1039/C7DT03690F

6) Protonolysis of an α-Hydroxyl Ligand for the Generation of a PCcarbeneP Pincer Complex and Subsequent Reactivity Studies

S. Sung, T. Joachim, T. Krämer, R. D. Young, Organometallics, 201736 (16), 3117–3124.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00461

5) Convergent (De)Hydrogenative Pathways via a Rhodium α-Hydroxylalkyl Complex

S. Sung, J. K. Boon, J. J. C. Lee, N. A. Rajabi, S. A. Macgregor, T. Krämer, R. D. Young, Organometallics, 2017, 36 (8), 1609–1617.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00158

4) Aluminum-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Silylalkynes with Aliphatic C–F Bonds

A. K. Jaiswal, K. K. K. Goh, S. Sung, R. D. Young, Org. Lett., 2017, 19 (7), 1934–1937.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b00712


3) Sterically congested phosphonium borate acids as effective Brønsted acid catalysts

A. Sinha, A. K. Jaiswal, R. D. Young, Polyhedron, 2016, 120, 36–43.


2) Catalytic halodefluorination of aliphatic carbon–fluorine bonds

K. K. K. Goh, A. Sinha, C. Fraser, R. D. Young. RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 42708–42712.

DOI: 10.1039/C6RA09429E


1) Characterisation of Alkane σ-Complexes

R. D. Young, Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20, 12704–12718.

DOI: 10.1002/chem.201403485