Publications

From independent career (Undergraduate co-authors marked with an *):

31) Herb, T. M.;* Poitras, A. M.;* Richardson, K. G.;* Cole, B. E.; Bogart, J. A.; B. E.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J.; Graves, C. R. “Synthesis and Characterization of Aluminum Nitroxide Complexes” Polyhedron 2016114, 194-199.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30) Poitras, A. M.;* Bogart, J. A.; Cole, B. E.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J.; Graves, C. R. “Synthesis and Characterization of Redox-Active Aluminum-Pyridyl Nitroxide Complexes” Inorg. Chem. 201554, 10901–10908.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

29) Koellner, C. A.;* Piro, N. A.; Kassel, W. S.; Goldsmith, C. R.; Graves, C. R “Synthesis and Characterization of α-Diimine Complexes of Group 13 Metals and Their Catalytic Activity Toward the Epoxidation of Alkenes” Inorg. Chem. 201554, 7239-7141.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28) Yeagle, K. P.;* Hester, D.;* Piro, N. A.; Dougherty, W. G.; Kassel, W. S.; Graves, C. R. “Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalytic Activity of a Series of Aluminum-Amidate Complexes” Aust. J. Chem. 201568, 357-365.

 

 

 

 

 

 

27) Cole, B. E.;* Wolbach, J. P.; Dougherty, W. G.; Piro, N. A.; Kassel, W. S.; Graves, C. R. “Synthesis and Characterization of Aluminum-α-Diimine Complexes Over Multiple Redox States” Inorg. Chem. 201453, 3899-3906.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From prior work: 

26) Thomson, R. K.; Graves, C. R.; Scott, B. L.; Kiplinger, J. L. “Straightforward and efficient oxidation of tris(aryloxide) and tris(amide) uranium(III) complexes using copper(I) halide reagents” Inorg. Chem. Commun. 201114, 1742-1744.  

25) Thomson, R. K.; Graves, C. R.; Scott, B. L.; Kiplinger, J. L. “Synthesis and Molecular Structure of (C5Me5)2U(O-tBu)(SePh): A Mixed-Ligand Selenide-Alkoxide Uranium(IV) Metallocene Complex Resulting from tert-Butoxy-Trimethylsilane Elimination” J. Chem. Cryst. 2011, 41, 1241-1244.

24) Thomson, R. K.; Graves, C. R.; Scott, B. L.; Kiplinger, J. L. “Uncovering Alternate Reaction Pathways to Access Uranium(IV) Mixed-Ligand Aryloxide-Chloride and Alkoxide-Chloride Metallocene Complexes: Synthesis and Molecular Structures of (C5Me5)2U(O-2,6-iPr2C6H3)(Cl) and (C5Me5)2U(O-tBu)(Cl)” Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2011369, 270-273. 

23) Thomson, R. K.; Graves, C. R.; Scott, B. L.; Kiplinger, J. L. “Organometallic Uranium(IV) Fluoride Complexes:  Preparation using Protonolysis Chemistry and Reactivity with Trimethylsilyl Reagents” Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 6826-6831.

22) Schelter, E. J.; Wu, R.; Veauthier, J. M.; Bauer, E. D.; Booth, C. H.; Thomson, R. K.; Graves, C. R.; John, K. D.; Scott, B. L.; Thompson, J. D.; Morris, D. E.; Kiplinger, J. L. “Comparative Study of f-Element Electronic Structure across a Series of Multimetallic Actinide, Lanthanide-Actinide, and Lanthanum-Actinide Complexes Possessing Redox-Active Bridging Ligands” Inorg. Chem. 201049, 1995-2007.

21) Graves, C. R.; Kiplinger, J. L. “Pentavalent Uranium Organometallic Chemistry – Synthetic Pursuit of a Rare Oxidation State” Chem. Commun. 2009, 3831-3853.

20) Thomson, R. K.; Graves, C. R.; Scott, B. L.; Kiplinger, J. L. “Noble Reactions for the Actinides: Safe Gold-Based Access to Organouranium and Azide Complexes” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 1451-1455. 

19) Cantat, T.; Graves, C. R.; Scott, B. L.; Kiplinger, J. L. “Challenging the Metallocene Dominance in Actinide Chemistry with a Soft PNP Pincer Ligand: New Uranium Structures and Reactivity Patterns” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 3681-3684.

18) Graves, C. R.; Scott, B. L.; Morris, D. E.; Kiplinger, J. L. “Selenate and Tellurate Complexes of Pentavalent Uranium” Chem. Commun. 2009, 776-778. 

17) Graves, C. R.; Vaughn, A. E.; Schelter, E. J.; Scott, B. L.; Thompson, J. D.; Morris, D. E.; Kiplinger, J. L. “Probing the Electronic Structure and Redox Energetics in Pentavalent Organoactinide Complexes” Inorg. Chem. 200847, 11879-11891.

16) Cantat, T.; Graves, C. R.; Jantunen, K. C.; Burns, C. J.; Scott, B. L.; Hay, P. J.; Morris, D. E.; Kiplinger, J. L. “Evidence for the Involvement of 5f-Orbitals in the Bonding and Reactivity of Organometallic Actinide Compounds:  Thorium(IV) and Uranium(IV) Bis(hydrazonato) Complexes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008103, 17537-17551.

15) Graves, C. R.; Schelter, E. J.; Cantat, T.; Scott, B. L.; Kiplinger, J. L. “A Mild Protocol to Generate Uranium(IV) Mixed-Ligand Metallocene Complexes Using Copper(I) Iodide” Organometallics 200827, 5371-5378.

14) Graves, C. R.; Scott, B. L.; Morris, D. E.; Kiplinger, J. L. “Tetravalent and Pentavalent Uranium Acetylide Complexes Prepared by Oxidative Functionalization with Cu-C≡C-Ph” Organometallics 200827, 3335-3337.

13) Schelter, E. J.; Veauthier, J. M.; Graves, C. R.; John, K. D.; Scott, B. L.; Thompson, J. D.; Morris, D. E.; Kiplinger, J. L. “1,4-Dicyanobenzene as a Scaffold for the Preparation of Multimetallic Actinide Complexes” Chem. Eur. J. 200814, 7782-7790.

12) Pickett, Z. N.; Howard, W. A.; Graves, C. R.; “4-Chloro-2,6-bis(hydroxymethyl)pyridinium Chloride and 4-Dimethylamino-2,6-bis(hydroxymethyl)pyridinium chloride Hemihydrate” J. Chem. Crystallogr. 200838, 717-721.

11) Graves, C. R.; Yang, P.; Kozimor, S. A.; Vaughn, A. E.; Clark, D. L.; Conradson, S. D.; Schelter, E. J.; Scott, B. L.; Thompson, J. D.; Hay, P. J.; Morris, D. E.; Kiplinger, J. L. “Organometallic Uranium(V)-Imido Halide Complexes: From Synthesis to Electronic Structure and Bonding” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008130, 5272-5285.

10) Graves, C. R.; Morris, D. E.; Scott, B. L.; Kiplinger, J. L. “Facile Access to Pentavalent Uranium Organometallics:  One Electron Oxidation of Uranium (IV) Imido Complexes with Copper(I) Salts” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007129, 11914-11915.

9) Graves, C. R.; Zhou, H.; Stern, C. L.; Nguyen, S. T. “A Mechanistic Investigation of the Asymmetric Meerwein-Schmidt-Ponndorf-Verley (MSPV) Reduction Catalyzed by BINOL/AlMe3 – Structure, Kinetics, and Enantioselectivity” J. Org. Chem. 200772, 9121-9133.

8) Graves, C. R.; Zeng, B. –S; Nguyen, S. T. “Efficient and Selective Oxidation of Alcohols via Al-Based Oppenauer Catalysis” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006128, 12596-12597.

7) Graves, C. R.; Scheidt, K. A.; Nguyen, S. T. “Enantioselective MSPV Reduction of Ketimines using 2-Propanol and (BINOL)AllII” Org. Lett. 20068, 1229-1232.

6) Graves, C. R.; Campbell, E. J.; Nguyen, S. T. “Aluminum-Based Catalysts for the Asymmetric Meerwein-Schmidt-Ponndorf-Verley-Oppenauer (MSPVO) Reaction Manifold” Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 200516, 3460-3468. 

5) Cohen, R.; Graves, C. R.; Nguyen, S, T.; Martin, J. M. L; Ratner, M. A. “The Mechanism of Aluminum-Catalyzed Meerwein-Schmidt-Ponndorf-Verley (MSPV) Reduction of Carbonyls to Alcohols” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004126, 14796-14803.

4) Graves, C. R.; Merlau, M. L.; Morris, G. A.; Sun, S. -S.; Nguyen, S. T.; Hupp, J. T.  “Characterization and Purification of Supramolecular Metal Complexes Using Gel-Permeation Chromatography” Inorg. Chem. 200443, 2013-2017. 

3) Read, J. F.; Graves, C. R.; Jackson, E. “The Kinetics and Mechanism of the Oxidation of the Thiols 3-Mercapto-1-propane Sulfonic Acid and 2-Mercaptonicotinic Acid by Potassium Ferrate” Inorg. Chim. Acta 2003348, 41-49.

2) King, A. S.; Nikolcheva, L. G.; Graves, C. R.; Kaminski, A.; Vogels, C. M.; Hudson, R. H. E.; Ireland, R. J.; Duffy, S. J.; Westcott, S. A. “Synthesis and Reactivity of Palladium and Platinum Diimine Complexes Containing Boronate Esters” Can J. Chem. 200280, 1217-1222. 

1) Read, J. R.; Bewick, S. A.; Graves, C. R.; MacPherson, J. M.; Salah, J. C.; Theriault, A.; Wyand, A. E. H. “The Kinetics and Mechanism of the Oxidation of S-Methyl-L-cysteine, L-Cystine and L-Cysteine by Potassium Ferrate” Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2000303, 244-255.