Papers and Book Chapters

Peer reviewed papers

55) Riad Mansour, Phillip S. Nejman, Laurence J. Taylor, Brian A. Chalmers, Fernando Rey, Abdelkader Bengueddach, J. Derek Woollins, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Petr Kilian*
Optimised Synthesis and Characterisation of 1-Adamantyltrimethylphosphonium Iodide
Polyhedron, Accepted.
DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2017.05.050


54) Phillip S. Nejman, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Petr Kilian, J. Derek Woollins
Varying the Flexibility of the Aromatic Backbone in Half Sandwich Rhodium(III) Dithiolato Complexes: A Synthetic, Spectroscopic and Structural Investigation
Cogent Chemistry 2016, 2: 1245900
DOI: 10.1080/23312009.2016.1245900

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53) Brian A. Chalmers, Christina B. E. Meigh, Phillip S. Nejman, Michael Bühl, Tomáš Lébl, J. Derek Woollins, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Petr Kilian*
Geminally Substituted Tris(acenaphthyl) and Bis(acenaphthyl) Arsines, Stibines and Bismuthine: A Structural and NMR Investigation
Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 7117–7125
DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b01079

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52) Brian A. Surgenor, Laurence J. Taylor, Andreas Nordheider, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Kasun S. Athukorala Arachchige, J. Derek Woollins and Petr Kilian*
An Efficient, Scalable Synthesis of Ferrocenylphosphine and Dichloroferrocenylphosphine
RSC Advances 2016, 6, 5973-5976
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA27594F

2016 RSC Advances


51) Laurence J. Taylor, Brian A. Surgenor, Piotr Wawrzyniak, Matthew J. Ray, David B. Cordes, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin and Petr Kilian*
Spontaneous Dehydrocoupling in Peri-Substituted Phosphine-Borane Adducts
Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 1976 – 1986 (invited contribution to themed issue “Phosphorus Chemistry: Discoveries and Advances”)
DOI: 10.1039/C5DT02539G OPEN ACCESS

2016 Dalton


50) Laurence J. Taylor, Michael Bühl, Piotr Wawrzyniak, Brian A. Chalmers, J. Derek Woollins, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Amy L. Fuller and Petr Kilian*
Hydride Abstraction and Deprotonation – an Efficient Route to Low Co-ordinate Phosphorus and Arsenic Species
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 659-666 (invited contribution to cluster issue on the “Low Coordinate Phosphorus Compounds”)
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201500948

2015 EJIC


49) Brian A. Chalmers, Michael Bühl, Phillip S. Nejman, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins and Petr Kilian*
Rhodium(III) and Iridium(III) Half-Sandwich Complexes with Tertiary Arsine and Stibine Ligands
J. Organomet. Chem. 2015, 799-800, 70-74
DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2015.09.006

JOC2015


48) Phillip S. Nejman, Brian Morton-Fernandez, David. J. Moulding, Kasun S. Athukorala Arachchige, David B. Cordes, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Petr Kilian and J. Derek Woollins
Structural Diversity of Bimetallic Rhodium and Iridium Half Sandwich Dithiolato Complexes
Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 16758–16766 OPEN ACCESS
DOI: 10.1039/C5DT02542G

Dalton2015


47) Brian A. Chalmers, Michael Bühl, Kasun S. Athukorala Arachchige, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Petr Kilian*
A Structural, Spectroscopic and Computational Examination of the Dative Interaction in Constrained Phosphine–Stibines and Phosphine–Stiboranes
Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 7520–7531
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201500281

CEJ2015


46) Phillip S. Nejman, Brian Morton-Fernandez, Nicholas Black, David B. Cordes, Alexandra M.Z. Slawin, Petr Kilian, J. Derek Woollins*
The preparation and characterisation of rhodium(III) and Iridium(III) half sandwich complexes with napthalene-1,8-dithiolate, acenaphthene-5,6-dithiolate and biphenyl-2,2′-dithiolate
J. Organomet. Chem. 2015, 776, 7-16
DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2014.10.023

JOC2015_1


45) Brian A. Chalmers, Michael Bühl, Kasun S. Athukorala Arachchige, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Petr Kilian*
Geometrically Enforced Donor-Facilitated De-hydrocoupling Leading to an Isolable Arsanylidine-Phosphorane
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 6247–6250 (communication).
DOI: 10.1021/ja502625z OPEN ACCESS

JACS2014


44) Matthew J. Ray, Michael Bühl, Laurence J. Taylor, Kasun S. A. Arachchige, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin and Petr Kilian*
Synthetic and Structural Study of the Coordination Chemistry of a peri-Backbone Supported Phosphino-Phosphonium Salt
Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 8538-8547.
DOI: 10.1021/ic501142v

IC2014


43) Brian A. Chalmers, Kasun S. Athukorala Arachchige, Joanna K. D. Prentis, Fergus R. Knight, Petr Kilian,* Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins*
Sterically Encumbered Tin and Phosphorus peri-Substituted Acenaphthenes
Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 8795-8808.
DOI: 10.1021/ic5014768

IC2014_1


42) Brian A. Surgenor, Brian A. Chalmers, Kasun S. Athukorala Arachchige, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins, Michael Bühl and Petr Kilian*
A Reactivity Profile of a Peri-substitution Stabilized Phosphanylidene-Phosphorane; Synthetic, Structural and Computational Study
Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 6856-6866.
DOI: 10.1021/ic500697m

IC2014_2


41) Kasun S. Athukorala Arachchige, Paula Sanz Camacho, Matthew J. Ray, Brian A. Chalmers, Fergus R. Knight, Sharon E. Ashbrook, Michael Bühl, Petr Kilian, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins
Sterically Restricted Tin Phosphines, Stabilized by Weak Intramolecular Donor-Acceptor Interactions
Organometallics 2014, 33, 2424-2433.
DOI: 10.1021/om500289b

OM2014


40) Matthew J. Ray, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Michael Bühl, Petr Kilian*
peri-Substituted Phosphino-Phosphonium Salts: Synthesis and Reactivity
Organometallics 2013, 32, 3481–3492.
DOI: 10.1021/om400259h

OM2013


39) Matthew J. Ray, Rebecca A. M. Randall, Kasun S. Athukorala Arachchige, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Michael Bühl, Tomas Lebl, Petr Kilian*
Synthetic, Structural, NMR, and Computational Study of a Geminally Bis(peri-substituted) Tridentate Phosphine and Its Chalcogenides and Transition-Metal Complexes
Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 4346–4359.
DOI: 10.1021/ic3024875

IC2013


38) Conor G. E. Fleming, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Kasun S. Athukorala Arachchige, Rebecca Randall, Michael Bühl, Petr Kilian*
Synthetic and computational study of geminally bis(supermesityl) substituted phosphorus compounds
Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 1437-1450.
DOI: 10.1039/C2DT31971C

Dalton2013


37) Brian A. Surgenor, Michael Bühl, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins, Petr Kilian*
Isolable Phosphanylidene Phosphorane with a Sterically Accessible Two-Coordinate Phosphorus Atom
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 10150 –10153 (communication).
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201204998 OPEN ACCESS

ACIE2013


36) Michael Bühl,* Petr Kilian, J. Derek Woollins
Prediction of a New Delocalised Bonding Motif between Group 15 or Group 16 Atoms
Chem. Phys. Chem. 2011, 12, 2405 – 2408 (communication).
DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201100423

ChemPhysChem2011


35) Kenneth M. Armstrong, Petr Kilian*
Catalytic Synthesis of Triaryl Phosphates from White Phosphorus
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2011, 2138–2147.
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201100046

EJIC2011


34) Petr Kilian,* Fergus R. Knight, J. Derek Woollins
Synthesis of Ligands Based on Naphthalene Peri-Substituted by Group 15 and 16 elements and their Coordination Chemistry
Coord. Chem. Rev. 2011, 255, 1387-1413 (review article).
DOI:10.1016/j.ccr.2011.01.015

CCR2011


33) D. M. Upulani K. Somisara, Michael Bühl, Tomas Lebl, Neville V. Richardson, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins and Petr Kilian*
1,2-Diphosphaacenaphthene 1,2-Dications, Synthetic, Stereochemical and Computational Study of  the Stabilising Role of Naphthalene-1,8-diyl Backbone
Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 2666 – 2677.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201002259

CEJ2011


32) Petr Kilian,* Fergus R. Knight, J. Derek Woollins
Naphthalene and Related Systems Peri-substituted by Group 15 and 16 Elements
Chem Eur. J. 2011, 17, 2302-2328 (review article).
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001750

CEJ2011_2


31) Piotr Wawrzyniak, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins and Petr Kilian*
Syntheses and Characterization of Bis(trifluoromethyl)phosphino Naphthalenes and Acenaphthenes
Dalton Trans. 2010, 85-92.
DOI: 10.1039/b916425a

Dalton 2010


30) Piotr Wawrzyniak, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Amy L. Fuller, J. Derek Woollins and Petr Kilian*
Phosphorus Peri-bridged Acenaphthenes: Efficient Syntheses, Characterisation and Quaternization Reactions
Dalton Trans. 2009, 7883-7884 (communication).
DOI: 10.1039/b916166j

Dalton 2009


29) Vit Matuska, Karla Tersago, Petr Kilian, Christian Van Alsenoy, Frank Blockhuys, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin and J. Derek Woollins
Molecular and Crystal Structures of Cp*M(S2N2) (M = Co, Rh, Ir) and Related Compounds
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 4483-4490.
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200900541

EJIC2009


28) Piotr Wawrzyniak, Amy L. Fuller, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin and Petr Kilian*
Intramolecular Phosphine-Phosphine Donor-Acceptor Complexes
Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 2500-2506.
DOI: 10.1021/ic801833a

IC2009


27) Petr Kilian, Sahrah Parveen, Amy L. Fuller, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins
Structure and Reactivity of Phosphorus-Selenium Heterocycles with Peri-Substituted Naphthalene Backbones.
Dalton Trans. 2008, 1908-1916.
DOI: 10.1039/b718853f

Dalton2008


26) Petr Kilian,* Alexandra M. Z. Slawin
1,8,9-Substituted Anthracenes, Intramolecular Phosphine Donor Stabilized Metaphosphonate and Phosphenium.
Dalton Trans. 2007, 3289 – 3296.
DOI: 10.1039/b705286c

Dalton2007


25) Sahrah Parveen, Petr Kilian, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin and J. Derek Woollins
Synthesis and Characterisation of Four- and Six-Membered P-Se Heterocycles.
Dalton Trans. 2006, 2586-2590.
DOI: 10.1039/b517093a


24) Petr Kilian, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin and J. Derek Woollins
Preparation and Structures of 1,2-Dihydro-1,2-Diphosphaacenaphthenes and Rigid Backbone Stabilised Triphosphenium Cation.
Dalton Trans. 2006, 2175-2183.
DOI: 10.1039/b517071k


23) W. Russell Bowman, Colin J. Burchell, Petr Kilian, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Philip Wormald  and J. Derek Woollins
Organo-sulfur-nitrogen Rings and Thiocyanogen Polymer, (SCN)x.
Chem Eur. J. 2006, 12, 6366-6381.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.200501528


22) Colin J. Burchell, Petr Kilian, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins, Karla Tersago, Christian Van Alsenoy, Frank Blockhuys
E2(CN)2 (E = S, Se) and Related Compounds.
Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 710-716.
DOI: 10.1021/ic0515103


21) Stephen M. Aucott, Petr Kilian, Stuart D. Robertson, Alexandra M.Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins
Platinum Complexes of Dibenzo[1,2]dithiin, Dibenzo[1,2]dithiin Oxides and Related Polyaromatic Hydrocarbon Ligands.
Chem Eur. J. 2006, 12, 895-902.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.200500446


20) Stephen M. Aucott, Petr Kilian, Heather L. Milton, Stuart D. Robertson, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins
Bis(cyclopentadienyl) Titanium Complexes of Naphthalene-1,8-dithiolates, Biphenyl-2,2’-dithiolates, and Related Ligands.
Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 2710-2718.
DOI: 10.1021/ic048483l


19) Petr Kilian, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins
Phosphonato-phosphinito Peri-substituted Naphthalenes.
Inorg. Chim. Acta 2005, 358, 1719-1723.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2004.09.019


18) Petr Kilian, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins
Chlorides, Oxochlorides and Oxoacids of 1,8-Diphospha Naphthalene – A System with Enforced Close P…P Interaction.
Inorg. Chem. 2004, 43, 2252-2260.
DOI: 10.1021/ic035364h


17) Conference paper (Inorganic Ring and Cluster International Symposium X, Burlington, Vermont, USA, August 2003)
Petr Kilian, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins
Through-space Interaction of Tethered Groups in Diphospha Peri-substituted Naphthalenes.
Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon 2004, 179, 999-1002.
DOI: 10.1080/10426500490427826


16) David Taddei, Petr Kilian, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins
Synthesis and Full Characterisation of 6-Chloro-2-iodopurine, a Template for the Functionalisation of Purines.
Org. Biol. Chem. 2004, 665-670.
DOI: 10.1039/b312629c


15) Petr Kilian, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins
A Structural Study of 1,8-Bis(dimethyl phosphonito) Naphthalene and Related Crowded Chalcogeno Derivatives.
Dalton Trans. 2003, 3876-3885.
DOI: 10.1039/b310392g


14) Petr Kilian, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins
New Mode of Sterically Imposed Phosphorus Hypercoordination.
Chem. Comm. 2003, 1174-1175.
DOI: 10.1039/b301601c


13) Petr Kilian, Pravat Bhattacharyya, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins
Phosphorus-selenium Heterocycles from the Tetraphospholane (PhP)4CH2.
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2003, 1461-1467.
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200390190


12) Petr Kilian, Douglas Philp, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins
Use of Molecular Scaffolding for the Stabilization of an Intramolecular Dative PIII-PV System.
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2003, 249-254.
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200390033


11) Petr Kilian, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins
Naphthalene-1,8-diyl Bis(Halogenophosphanes): Novel Syntheses and Structures of Useful Synthetic Building Blocks.
Chem Eur. J. 2003, 9, 215-222.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.200390015


10) Petr Kilian, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins
Novel Small P-S/Se Heterocycles.
Chem. Commun. 2001, 2288-2289.
DOI: 10.1039/b107214e


9) Petr Kilian, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, J. Derek Woollins
Novel Condensed Thionated Bis(phosphonic) Acid Salts with a Rigid Naphthalene-1,8-diyl Backbone.
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 1999, 2327-2333.
DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-0682(199912)1999:12<2327::AID-EJIC2327>3.0.CO;2-B


8) Petr Kilian, Jaromir Marek, Radek Marek, Jaromir Tousek, Otakar Humpa, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Jirí Touzin, Josef Novosad, J. Derek Woollins
New P-S-N Containing Ring Systems. Reaction of 2,4-(Naphthalene-1,8-diyl)-1,3,2,4-dithiadiphosphetane 2,4-Disulfide with Methylbis(trimethylsilyl)amine.
Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 1999, 2231-2236.
DOI: 10.1039/a901698h


7) Petr Kilian, Jaromir Marek, Radek Marek, Jiri Touzin, Otakar Humpa, Josef Novosad, J. Derek Woollins
New P-S-N Containing Ring Systems. Reaction of 2,4-(Naphthalene-1,8-diyl)-1,3,2,4-Dithiadiphosphetane 2,4-Disulfide and its 4-Methoxynaphthalene Derivative with Hexamethyldisilazane.
Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 1998, 1175-1180.
DOI: 10.1039/a708348c


6) Petr Kilian, Pavel Pazdera, Jaromir Marek, Josef Novosad, Jiri Touzin
New Heterocyclic Organophosphorus-Sulfur-Nitrogen Compounds, Syntheses and Structures
Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 1998, 624, 1497-1502.
DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-3749(199809)624:9<1497::AID-ZAAC1497>3.0.CO;2-E


5) Verónica García-Montalvo, Josef Novosad, Petr Kilian, J. Derek Woollins, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Patricia García y García, Marcela López-Cardoso, Georgina Espinosa-Pérez, Raymundo Cea-Olivares
Structural Diversity of Four-co-ordinate Metal(II) Compounds with the Bidentate Bis(diphenyl-selenophosphoryl)amide Ligand, [M{N(PPh2Se)2-Se, Se’}2] (M = Sn, Pb, Zn, Cd or Hg).
J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 1997, 1025-1030.
DOI: 10.1039/a604961c


4) Cea-Olivares, V. Garcia-Montalvo, J. Novosad, P. Kilian, J. D. Woollins, A. M. Z. Slawin, P. Garcia y Garcia, M. Lopez Cardoso, G. Espinosa Perez, R. A. Toscano, S. Hernandez, G. Conseco Melchor, L. Lima Montano, C. Rodriguez Narvaez
Structural Diversity of [M{N(SePPh2) – Se,Se’}2,3] [M(II) = Sn, Pb, Cd, Hg, Se; M(III) = In, Sb, Bi}.
Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon 1997, 124, 347-354. Conference paper (Inorganic Ring and Cluster International Symposium VIII, Loughborough, UK, August 1997)
DOI: 10.1080/10426509708545640


3) Petr Kilian, Jiri Touzin, Josef Novosad, Jaromir Marek
Silylating Reactions of 2,4-(Naphthalene-1,8-diyl)-1,3,2,4-dithiadiphosphetane 2,4-Disulfide.
Chemicke Listy 1997, 91, 627-628. Conference paper (50th Anniversary Meeting of the Czech and Slovak Chemical Society, Zlin, Czech Republic, September 1997)


2) Petr Kilian, Jiri Touzin, Jaromir Marek, J. Derek Woollins, Josef Novosad
Reaction of Naphthalenedithiadiphospetanedisulphide with Ethylene Glycol.
Main Group Chem. 1996, 1, 425-429.
DOI: 10.1080/13583149612331338757


1) Jiri Touzin, Petr Kilian, Zdirad Zak
Synthesis and Structure of Cyclic Selenium Oxide SeVISe2IVO7
Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 1996, 622, 1617-1622.
DOI: 10.1002/zaac.19966220928


 

Book Chapters

General Spectroscopic Techniques and Report Writing; Phenyllithium and Tetraphenylsilane and Organometallic Molybdenum Compounds, P. Kilian in Inorganic Experiments, 3rd Ed., Ed. J. D. Woollins, Wiley VCH 2010, pp. 5-21, 211-215 and 353-363.

 

Other publications

Book review on Phosphorus World: Chemistry, Biochemistry and Technology, Chemistry & Industry (ISSN 0009-3068), 2006, Issue 24, pp 26-27.