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Microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of carbon monolith via a soft-template method using resorcinol and formaldehyde as carbon precursor and pluronic F127 as template (2014)
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Elaigwu, S. E., Kyriakou, G., Prior, T. J., & Greenway, G. M. (2014). Microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of carbon monolith via a soft-template method using resorcinol and formaldehyde as carbon precursor and pluronic F127 as template. Materials letters, 123, 198-201 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2014.03.003

A new microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of carbon monolith is reported in this work. The process uses microwave heating at 100 °C under acidic condition by employing a triblock copolymer F127 as the template, and resorcinol–formaldehyde as th... Read More about Microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of carbon monolith via a soft-template method using resorcinol and formaldehyde as carbon precursor and pluronic F127 as template.

Reductive synthesis of metal antimonides (2010)
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Kift, R. L., & Prior, T. J. (2010). Reductive synthesis of metal antimonides. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 505(2), 428-433. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2010.06.078

A new low temperature synthetic route to binary and ternary metal antimonides is reported. Binary transition metal antimonides prepared include CoSb3, CoSb2, CoSb, NiSb, NiSb2, Cu2Sb and Mo3Sb2; new ternary compositions prepared include the series Co... Read More about Reductive synthesis of metal antimonides.

Ionothermal synthesis and crystal structures of metal phosphate chains (2010)
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Wragg, D. S., Le Ouay, B., Beale, A. M., O'Brien, M. G., Slawin, A. M., Warren, J. E., …Morris, R. E. (2010). Ionothermal synthesis and crystal structures of metal phosphate chains. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 183(7), 1625-1631. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jssc.2010.05.002

We have prepared isostructural aluminium and gallium phosphate chains by ionothermal reactions in 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium bromide and 1-ethylpyridinium bromide under a variety of conditions. The chains can be prepared as pure phases or along with... Read More about Ionothermal synthesis and crystal structures of metal phosphate chains.

Observation and isolation of layered and framework ytterbium hydroxide phases using in situ energy-dispersive X-ray diffraction (2010)
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McIntyre, L. J., Prior, T. J., & Fogg, A. M. (2010). Observation and isolation of layered and framework ytterbium hydroxide phases using in situ energy-dispersive X-ray diffraction. Chemistry of materials : a publication of the American Chemical Society, 22(8), 2635-2645. https://doi.org/10.1021/cm1000208

In situ energy-dispersive X-ray diffraction has been used to investigate the synthesis of the recently reported lanthanide hydroxynitrate phases, Ln 2 (OH) 5 NO 3 ·1.5H 2 O (Ln = Y, Er, Yb). Through control of the reaction temperature, three distinct... Read More about Observation and isolation of layered and framework ytterbium hydroxide phases using in situ energy-dispersive X-ray diffraction.

Desymmetrisation of (4R,5S)-4,5-diphenylimidazolidine-2-thione using pentafluorophenyl active esters (2010)
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Andreou, A., Eames, J., Motevalli, M., Prior, T. J., & Watkinson, M. (2010). Desymmetrisation of (4R,5S)-4,5-diphenylimidazolidine-2-thione using pentafluorophenyl active esters. Tetrahedron letters; the international organ for the rapid publication of preliminary communications in organic chemistry, 51(10), 1423-1425. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tetlet.2010.01.019

(4R,5S)-4,5-Diphenylimidazolidine-2-thione is efficiently desymmetrised by stereorandom deprotonation with NaHMDS, followed by kinetic resolution of the resulting racemic intermediate with an enantiomerically pure pentafluorophenyl active ester. The... Read More about Desymmetrisation of (4R,5S)-4,5-diphenylimidazolidine-2-thione using pentafluorophenyl active esters.

Melaminium 2,4,6-trihydroxybenzoate dihydrate (2009)
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Prior, T. J., Goch, O., & Kift, R. L. (2009). Melaminium 2,4,6-trihydroxybenzoate dihydrate. Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, 65(9), O2133-U1847. https://doi.org/10.1107/S1600536809031055

In the title compound, C 3 H 7 N 6 + ·C 7 H 5 O 5 - ·2H 2 O, the melaminium and benzoate ions are approximately planar (r.m.s. deviation of the non-hydrogen atoms is 0.093 Å) and there is a strong C 2 2 (8) hydrogen-bonding embrace between them. The... Read More about Melaminium 2,4,6-trihydroxybenzoate dihydrate.

Intercalated brucite-type layered cobalt(II) hydroxysulfate (2009)
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Yotnoi, B., Luachan, S., Prior, T. J., & Rujiwatra, A. (2009). Intercalated brucite-type layered cobalt(II) hydroxysulfate. Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, 65(7), I52-U139. https://doi.org/10.1107/S160053680902251X

In an attempt to synthesize new cobalt(II) sulfate framework structures using 1,4-diazabicyclo[2.2.2]octane as a template, crystals of poly[0.35-[hexaaquacobalt(II)] [tri-μ-hydroxido-μ-sulfato-dicobalt(II)]], {[Co(H 2 O) 6 ] 0.35 [Co 2 (OH) 3 (SO 4... Read More about Intercalated brucite-type layered cobalt(II) hydroxysulfate.

Reactivity of the N-heterocyclic carbene complexes [Ru(IMes)(2)(CO)HX] (X = OH, Cl) with alkynes (2008)
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Chatwin, S. L., Mahon, M. F., Prior, T. J., & Whittlesey, M. K. (2010). Reactivity of the N-heterocyclic carbene complexes [Ru(IMes)(2)(CO)HX] (X = OH, Cl) with alkynes. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 363(3), 625-632. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ica.2008.11.013

Treatment of the 16-electron hydroxy hydride complex [Ru(IMes)(2)(CO)H(OH)] (1, IMes = 1,3-bis-(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)imidazol-2-ylidene) with HC CR affords the alkynyl species [Ru(IMes)(2)(CO) H(C CR)] (R = Ph 3, SiMe3, 4) and [Ru(IMes)(2)(CO)(C... Read More about Reactivity of the N-heterocyclic carbene complexes [Ru(IMes)(2)(CO)HX] (X = OH, Cl) with alkynes.

The dimeric "hand-shake" motif in complexes and metallo-supramolecular assemblies of cyclotriveratrylene-based ligands (2008)
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Carruthers, C., Ronson, T. K., Sumby, C. J., Westcott, A., Harding, L. P., Prior, T. J., …Hardie, M. J. (2008). The dimeric "hand-shake" motif in complexes and metallo-supramolecular assemblies of cyclotriveratrylene-based ligands. Chemistry : a European journal, 14(33), 10286-10296. https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.200801264

A series of clathrate and metal complexes with cyclotriveratrylene-like molecular host ligands show a similar dimeric homomeric inclusion motif in which a ligand arm of one host is the intra-cavity guest of another and vice versa. This "hand-shake" m... Read More about The dimeric "hand-shake" motif in complexes and metallo-supramolecular assemblies of cyclotriveratrylene-based ligands.

Cobalt(ethylenediamine)sulfate: A pillared layered coordination polymer (2008)
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Lauchan, S., Prior, T. J., Meansiri, S., & Rujiwatra, A. (2008). Cobalt(ethylenediamine)sulfate: A pillared layered coordination polymer. Journal of inorganic and organometallic polymers and materials, 18(3), 352-357. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10904-008-9208-x

A pillared-layered coordination polymer of formula Co(H2NCH2CH2NH2)SO4 (1) has been synthesized under solvothermal condition, and fully characterized. The three-dimensional structure of 1 is built up from cobalt sulfate sheets, each of which is compo... Read More about Cobalt(ethylenediamine)sulfate: A pillared layered coordination polymer.

Synthesis and characterization of two metallic spin-glass phases of Fe Mo4 Ge3 (2008)
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Baker, P. J., Battle, P. D., Blundell, S. J., Grandjean, F., Lancaster, T., Long, G. J., …Prior, T. J. (2008). Synthesis and characterization of two metallic spin-glass phases of Fe Mo4 Ge3. Physical review B: Condensed matter and materials physics, 77(13), 134405-1 - 134405-13. https://doi.org/10.1103/physrevb.77.134405

Polycrystalline samples of Fe Mo4 Ge3 have been synthesized by the reduction of an oxide mixture at 1248 K and characterized by a combination of diffraction, muon spin relaxation (μ+ SR), Mössbauer spectroscopy, magnetometry, transport, and heat-capa... Read More about Synthesis and characterization of two metallic spin-glass phases of Fe Mo4 Ge3.

Concomitant hydrate polymorphism in the precipitation of sparfloxacin from aqueous solution (2008)
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Llinàs, A., Burley, J. C., Prior, T. J., Glen, R. C., & Goodman, J. M. (2008). Concomitant hydrate polymorphism in the precipitation of sparfloxacin from aqueous solution. Crystal growth & design, 8(1), 114-118. https://doi.org/10.1021/cg700908m

The Potentiometric Cycling for Polymorph Creation [PC](2) has been applied to sparfloxacin, a third-generation fluoroquinolone antibiotic. Two different trihydrate phases precipitate from aqueous solution. X-ray data indicate that one of these is a p... Read More about Concomitant hydrate polymorphism in the precipitation of sparfloxacin from aqueous solution.

Structural diversity in imidazolidinone organocatalysts: A synchrotron and computational study (2007)
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Burley, J. C., Gilmour, R., Prior, T. J., & Day, G. M. (2008). Structural diversity in imidazolidinone organocatalysts: A synchrotron and computational study. Acta Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications, 64(1), O10-O14. https://doi.org/10.1107/S0108270107051396

(5)-1-(Methylaminocarbonyl)-3-phenylpropanaminium chloride (52·HCl), C 10 H 15 N 2 O + ·Cl - , crystallizes in the orthorhombic space group P2 1 2 1 2 1 with a single formula unit per asymmetric unit. (5R/S)-5-Benzyl-2,2,3-trimethyl-4-oxoimidazolid... Read More about Structural diversity in imidazolidinone organocatalysts: A synchrotron and computational study.

Crystal structures, thermogravimetric and magnetic properties of four organodiamine templated vanadium oxide frameworks: influences of diaminoalkane templates (2007)
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Settheeworrarit, T., Prior, T. J., Meansiri, S., Limtrakul, J., & Rujiwatra, A. (2008). Crystal structures, thermogravimetric and magnetic properties of four organodiamine templated vanadium oxide frameworks: influences of diaminoalkane templates. Journal of inorganic and organometallic polymers and materials, 18(2), 253-263. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10904-007-9171-y

A series of four diaminoalkane templated vanadium oxide polymeric frameworks, [(V2O8V2O2)-O-IV-O-V](C2H10N2), [V (2O8V2V)-O-IV O-2](C3H12N2), [(V4O10V2V)-O-IV O-4](C4H14N2) and [(V4O102O4)-O-IV-O-V-O-V](C5H16N2), have been successfully prepared under... Read More about Crystal structures, thermogravimetric and magnetic properties of four organodiamine templated vanadium oxide frameworks: influences of diaminoalkane templates.