Publications

Department of Chemistry




Publications

 

Reviews and Chapters in books, series, proceedings
 
 
1.      Nikonov G.I., Recent Advances in Nonclassical Interligand SiH Interactions, Advances in Organometallic Chemistry 2005, 53, 217-309. (Invited Review)
2.      Nikonov G. I., New Types of Non-classical Interligand Interaction Involving Silicon Based Ligands, J. Organomet. Chem. 2001, 635/1-2, 24-36. (Review)
3.      MerkulovA.A., Mountford P., Nikonov G. I., Agostic versus Hypervalent Si-H Interactions in Half-sandwich Complexes of Nb and Ta. in Organosilicon compounds from Molecules to Materials V. Eds.: N. Auner, J. Weis, Wiley-VCH, 2003.
4.      Nikonov G. I., Lemenovskii, D. A., Brusova G. P., Kazennova, N. B., Synthesis of New Phosphide and Phosphine Complexes of Niobocene, in Chemistry, Ed.: Tikhonov А. N., MSU press, Moscow, 1994, 132. (Russian).
 
 
Papers
 

1.      Khalimon A. Y., Shirobokov O.G., Peterson E., Simionescu R., KuzminaL.G., Howard J.A.K., Nikonov, G. I."Mechanistic Aspects of Hydrolsilylation Catalyzed by (ArN=)Mo(H)(Cl)(PMe3)3", Inorg. Chem. 2012,51, accepted. DOI: 10.1021/ic300010c

2.      Nikonov G.I., Vyboishchikov S.F., Shirobokov O.G., “Facile activation of H–H and Si–H bonds by boranes”,J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, accepted. DOI: 10.1021/ja300365s 

3.      Gutsulyak D.V., Nikonov G.I., “Chemoselective Ruthenium-catalyzed Reduction of Acid Chlorides to Aldehydes with Dimethylphenylsilane”,  Adv. Synth.&Cat. 2012, 354, 607.
4.      Khalimon A. Y., Ignatov S.K., Simionescu R., Kuzmina L. G., Howard J. A.K., Nikonov G. I.“An Unexpected Mechanism of Hydrosilylation by a Silyl Hydride Complex of Molybdenum”, Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 754-756.
5.      Khalimon A. Y., Farha, P., Kuzmina L. G., Nikonov G. I.“Catalytic Hydroboration by an Imido-Hydrido Complex of Mo(IV)”Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 455.
6.      Khalimon A. Y., Simionescu R., Kuzmina L. G., Howard J. A. K, Nikonov G. I.Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity of Agostic NSi-H···Mo Complex”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 7033.
7.      Shirobokov O. G., Kuzmina L. G., Nikonov G.I. “Nonhydride mechanism of metal catalyzed hydrosilylation”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 6487.
8.      Gutsulyak D.V., Nikonov G.I., “Facile catalytic hydrosilylation of pyridines”, Angew.  Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 1384.
9.      Shirobokov O. G., Gorelsky S. I., Simionescu R., Kuzmina L.G., Nikonov G.I. “The Unexpected Mechanism of Carbonyl Hydrosilylation Catalyzed by (Cp)(ArN=)Mo(H)(PMe3)”, Chem. Commun.2010, 46, 7831.
10. Gutsulyak D.V., Nikonov G.I., “Chemoselective catalytic hydrosilylation of nitriles”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 7553.
11. Leelasubcharoen S., Findlay A., Kuzmina L. G., Howard J. A.K., Nikonov G. I., “Phosphido Bridged Tantalum/Rhodium Bimetallic Complexes: Synthesis, Structure, and Catalytic Hydrosilylation of Carbonyls”, Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 9264.
12. Gutsulyak D.V., Vyboishchikov S.F., Nikonov G.I., “Cationic Silane s-Complexes of Ruthenium with Relevance to Catalysis”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 5950–5951.
13. Ignatov S.K., Khalimon A. Y., Rees N.H., Razuvaev A. G., Mountford P., Nikonov G.I., “b-Agostic Silylamido and Silyl-Hydrido Compounds of Molybdenum and Tungsten”, Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 9605 (invited cover paper).
14. Leelasubcharoen S., Zhizhko P.A., Kuzmina L. G., Churakov A.V., Howard J. A. K., Nikonov G.I. “Niobium/Rhodium Bimetallic Complexes: Synthesis, Structure and Catalytic Hydrosilylation of Carbonyls”, Organometallics 2009, 28, 4500-4506.
15. Gutsulyak, D. V.; Churakov, A. V.; Kuzmina, L. G.; Howard, J. A. K.; Nikonov G.I., “Steric and Electronic Effects in Half-sandwich Ruthenium Silane s-Complexes with Si-H and Si-Cl Interligand Interactions”, Organometallics 2009, 28, 2655–2657.
16. Tussupbayev, S.; Nikonov, G.I., Vyboishchikov, S.F.”Dynamics of Si–H–Si bridges in agostically stabilized silylium ions”, J. Chem. Phys. 2009, 113, 11991209.
17. Peterson, E.; Khalimon, A. Y.; Simionescu, R.; Kuzmina,L.G.; Howard, J.A.K.; Nikonov, G. I. “Diversity of catalysis by an imido-hydrido complex of molybdenum. Mechanism of carbonyl hydrosilylation and silane alcoholysis.”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 908–909.
18. Gutsulyak, D. V.; Osipov, A. L.; Kuzmina, L. G.; Howard, J. A. K.; Nikonov G.I., “Unexpected effect of the ring on the extent of SiH interligand interactions in half-sandwich silyl hydrides of ruthenium”, Dalton Trans. 2008, 6843 – 6850.
19. Ignatov S.K., Rees N.H., Merkoulov A. A., Dubberley S.R., Razuvaev A. G., Mountford P, Nikonov G.I., “Silyl Hydrides of Tantalum Supported by Cyclopentadienyl-imido Ligand Sets: Syntheses, X-ray, NMR and DFT Studies”, Organometallics 2008, 27, 5968-5977.
20. Khalimon A. Y., Simionescu R., Kuzmina L. G., Howard J. A. K, Nikonov G. I.Agostic NSi_H···Mo Complexes: From Curiosity to Catalysis”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 7701 –7704.
21. Gutsulyak D. V., Kuzmina L. G., Howard J. A. K, Vyboishchikov S. F., Nikonov G. I. “Cp(Pri2MeP)FeH2SiR3: Nonclassical Iron Silyl Dihydride”,  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 3732 -3733.
22. Khalimon A. Y., HollandJ. P., Kowalczyk, R. M., McInnes E. J. L., Green J. C., Mountford P., Nikonov G. I. “Synthesis and molecular and electronic structure of an unusual paramagnetic borohydride complex Mo(NAr)2(PMe3)2(h2-BH4)”, Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 999–1006.
23. Ignatov S.K., Rees N.H., Merkoulov A.A., Dubberley S.R., Razuvaev A. G., Mountford P, Nikonov G.I., “Non-innocent Behavior of Imido Ligands in the Reactions of Silanes with Half-sandwich Imido complexes of Nb and V: Silane/Imido Coupling Route to Compounds with Nonclassical Si-H Interactions”, Chem.-Eur. 2008, 14, 296-310.
24. Osipov A.L.,  Gutsulyak D. V.,  Kuzmina L. G., Howard J. A. K., Lemenovskii D. A., Süss-Fink G., Nikonov G.I., “Half-sandwich trihydrido ruthenium complexes”, J. Organomet. Chem. 2007, 692, 5081-5085.
25. Vyboishchikov S. F., Nikonov G. I. “Rhodium silyl hydrides in oxidation state +5: classical or nonclassical?”, Organometallics 2007, 26, 4160-4169.
26. Khalimon A. Y., Lin Z., Simionescu R., Vyboishchikov S. F.,  Nikonov G. I. “Persistent silylium ions stabilised by polyagostic Si–H···Si interactions”,  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 4530-4533.
27. Khalimon A.Yu., Dorogov K. Yu., Churakov A. V.,Kuzmina L. G., Lemenovskii D. A., Howard J. A.K., Nikonov G.I. “Synthesis and structural studies of germyl and germyl/stannyl substituted tungstenocenes”, Dalton Transactions 2007,2440-2449.
28. Dorogov K. Yu., Yousufuddin M., Ho N.-N., Churakov A. V., Kuzmina L. G., Schultz A.J., Mason S. A.;Howard J.A.K.,Lemenovskii D.A., Bau R., Nikonov G.I., “Syntheses and structures of asymmetric bis(silyl) niobocene hydrides”, Inorg. Chem., 2007, 46, 147-160.
29. Vyboishchikov S. F., Nikonov G.I., “Unique {H(SiR3)2}, (H2SiR3), H(HSiR3) and (H2)SiR3 ligand sets supported by the Cp(L)Fe platform (L = CO, PR3)”, Chem. - Eur. J., 2006, 12, 8518-8533.
30. Osipov A. L., Vyboishchikov S. F., Dorogov K. Y, Kuzmina L. G., Howard, J. A. K., Lemenovskii D. A., Nikonov G.I., “Cp*(Pri3P)Ru(Cl)(h2-HSiClMe2): the first complex with simultaneous Si–H and RuCl···SiCl interligand interactions”, Chem. Comm. 2005,3349 – 3351.
31. Osipov A. L., Gerdov S. M., Kuzmina L. G., Howard, J. A. K., Nikonov G.I., “Syntheses and X-ray diffraction studies of half-sandwich hydridosilyl complexes of ruthenium”, Organometallics 2005, 24, 587-602.
32. Ignatov S. K., Rees N. H., Tyrrell, B. R., Dubberley S. R., Razuvaev A. G., Mountford P., Nikonov G.I.,“Nonclassical Titanocene Silylhydrides”, Chem. - Eur. J. 2004, 10, 4991.
33. Dorogov K. Yu, Dumont E., Ho N.-N., Churakov A. V., Kuzmina L. G., Poblet J.-M., Schultz A. J.,Howard J.A.K.,Bau, R., Lledos A., Nikonov G.I., “Neutron and X-ray diffraction studies and DFT calculations of asymmetric bis(silyl) niobocene hydrides”, Organometallics 2004,23, 2845.
34. Ignatov S. K., Rees N. H., Dubberley S. R., Razuvaev A. G., Mountford P., Nikonov G.I., “Unexpected Features of Stretched Si-H···Mo b-Agostic Interactions”, Chem. Comm. 2004, 952.
35. Bakhmutova E. V., Bakhmutov V. I., Belkova N. V., Besora M., Epstein L. M., Lledós A., Nikonov G. I., Shubina E. S., Tomàs J., Vorontsov E. V., “Investigation of non-classical dihydrogen bonding between an early transition metal hydride and alcohols. IR, NMR and DFT approach.” Chem. - Eur. J. 2004, 10, 661-671.
36. Dorogov K. Yu., Churakov A. V., Kuzmina L. G., Howard J. A. K., Nikonov G.I., “Direct Hydride for Silyl Exchange. Synthesis and X-ray study of the Bis(silyl) Complex Cp2NbH(SiCl3)2”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2004, 771-775.
37. Nikonov G. I., Churakov A.V., Antipin M. Y. “Bis(germyl) Substituted Niobocenes”, Organometallics 2003, 22, 2178.
38. Nikonov G. I., “The Puzzle of Cp(CO)2Mn(HSiCl3): Classical or Nonclassical?”, Organometallics 2003,22,1597.
39. Nikonov G. I., “Complexation of Si-Si s-Bonds to Metals”, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl., 2003, 42, 1335.
40. Dubberley S. R., Ignatov S. K.,Rees N. H., Razuvaev A. G., Mountford P., Nikonov G.I.,Are J(Si-H) NMR Coupling ConstantsReally a Probe for the Existence of Non-classical H-Si Interactions?”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 642.
41. Nikonov G. I., Mountford P., Dubberley S. R., “Tantalizing chemistry of the half-sandwich silylhydride complexes of niobium: identification of likely intermediates on the way to agostic complexes”, Inorg. Chem., 2003, 42, 258-260.
42. Nikonov G. I., Vyboishchikov S. F., Kuzmina L. G., Howard J. A. K.,Serendipitous syntheses and structures of [Cp2NbH{SiMe2)2(m-NR)}].” Chem. Comm, 2002, 568-569.
43. Nikonov G. I., Kuzmina L. G., Howard J. A. K., “Niobocene hydrides with functionalised silyl ligands. Tuning of interligand hypervalent interactions (IHI) M-H®Si-X.” J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 2002, 3037 -3046. 
44. Nikonov G. I., “Going Beyond the s-Complexation: Non-classical Interligand Interactions of Silyl Groups with Two and More Hydrides”, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl., 2001, 40, No. 18, 3353-3355.
45. Nikonov G. I., Mountford P., Ignatov S. K., Green J. C, Cooke P. A., Leech M. A., Kuzmina L. G., Razuvaev A. G., Rees N. H., Blake A. J., Howard J. A. K., Lemenovskii D. A., “Surprising Diversity of Non-classical Silicon-Hydrogen Interactions in Half-sandwich Complexes of Nb and Ta: M-H···Si-Cl Interligand Hypervalent Interaction (IHI) versus Stretched and Unstretched b Si-H···M Agostic Bonding.”J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 2001, 2903-2915.
46. Nikonov G. I., Mountford P., Kuzmina L. G., Howard J. A. K., Lemenovskii D. A., D. M. Roitershtein,s-Bond metathesis reactions of Cp(NAr)Nb(Me)2 with H2 and HSiMe2Cl. Molecular structure of [Cp(NAr)NbMe]2”, J. Organomet. Chem. 2001, 628, 25-29.
47. Bakhmutov V. I., Howard J. A. K., Keen D. A., Kuzmina L. G., Leech, M. A., Nikonov G. I., Vorontsov E. V., Wilson C. C., “Combined Single Crystal Neutron Diffraction (100 K) and Solution NMR Relaxation (210 K) Studies of Mono- and Bis(Silyl) Substituted Niobocene Hydrides With Nonclassical Interligand Interactions.” J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 2000, 1631-1635.
48. Duckett S. B., Kuzmina L. G., Nikonov G. I., “Fine tuning of Si-H interligand hypervalent interactions (IHI) in half sandwich silyl hydrido complexes of ruthenium.” Inorg. Chem. Comm. 2000, 3/3, 126-128.
49. Nikonov G. I., Mountford P., Green J. C., Cooke P. A., Leech, M. A., Blake, A. J., Howard J. A. K., Lemenovskii D. A., “Contrasting Non-classical Silicon-Hydrogen Interactions in Niobium and Tantalum Half-sandwich Complexes: Si-H···M Agostic versus M-H···Si-Cl Interligand Hypervalent Interactions”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2000, 1917-1921.
50. Nikonov G. I., Kuzmina L. G., Vyboishchikov S. F., Lemenovskii D. A., Howard J. A. K., “Silyl Hydride Niobocene Complexes with Nonclassical Interligand Hypervalent Interactions”, Chem.y - Eur. J., 1999, 5, N10, 2947-2964.
51. Nikonov G. I., Kuzmina L. G., Lorberth J., Howard J. A. K., “Facile Preparation of Mono- and Bis(tin) Substituted Niobocenes with Functionalized Stannyl Ligands: The Search for Nonclassical Interligand Interactions”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 1999, 825.
52. Nikonov G. I., Lemenovskii D. A., Dorogov K. Yu., Churakov A. V., “Synthesis and Structure of the Phosphinophosphide Niobocene Complex Cp2Nb(PPh2)(PHPh2)”, Polyhedron, 1999, 18, 1159.
53. Blake, A. J., МcInnes, J. M., Mountford, P., Swallow, D., Watkin, D. J., Nikonov G. I., “Cycloaddition Reactions of titanium and zirconium imido, oxo and hydrazido complexes supported by tetraaza macrocycle ligand”, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 1999, 379.
54. Bakhmutov V. I., Vorontsov E. V., Nikonov G. I., Lemenovskii D. A., “Metal-Hydride and Hydride-Hydride Distances from Measurements of Selective and Nonselective 1H T1 Relaxation Times of Hydride Ligands: Relaxation in NbCp2H3”, Inorg. Chem. 1998, 37, 279-282.
55. Blake, A. J.; Mountford, P., Nikonov G. I., “Mononuclear Amido and Binuclear Imido Zirconium Complexes Supported by Dibezotetraaza[14] annulene Ligands. X-ray structure of [(Me4taa)Zr(NR2)2Zr(NHR)2] (R = But or 2,6 C6H3Me2)”, Inorg. Chem. 1997, 36, 1107.
56. Blake, A. J.; Mountford, P., Nikonov G. I., “Bis[(N-2,6-Diisopropylphenyl)amido][N-(2,6-Diisopropylphenyl)imido]bis (pyridine-N)zirconoium”, Acta Cryst. C. 1997, C53, 874.
57. Nikonov G. I., Kuzmina, L. G.;. Howard, J. A. K, “Cp2NbH2SbPh2: Synthesis and Structure of the First Antimony-Substituted Niobocene”, Organometallics 1997, 16, 3723.
58. Nikonov G. I., Grishin, Y. K.; Lemenovskii, D. A.; Kazennova, N. B., Kuzmina, L. G.; Howard J.A.K., “The Carbenoid Nature of Halophosphines. Carbene-like Insertion Mechanism in the Reaction of Chlorophosphines with Cp2NbH3”, J. Organomet. Chem. 1997, 547, 183.
59. Nikonov G. I., Avtomonov E.V., Massa, W., “Synthesis and Structure of Trimethyllead Niobocene Dihydride”, Chem. Ber. 1997, 130, 1629.
60. Nikonov G. I., Blake A. J., Lorberth J., Lemenovskii D. A., Wocadlo S., “Monoarsenic, Diarsenic and Mixed Phosphorus-arsenic Substituted Niobocenes”, J. Organomet. Chem. 1997, 547, 235.
61. Nikonov G. I., Lemenovskii D. A., Lorberth J., “The First Bismutido Substituted Niobocene”, Polyhedron, 1996, 15, 1565.
62. Blake, A. J.; Mountford, P., Nikonov G. I., “[(N-2,6-Diisopropylphenyl-N-trimethylsilyl)amido-N] (pyridine-N)(diethyl ether)lithium”, Acta Cryst. C. 1996, C52, 1911.
63. Blake, A. J.; Mountford, P.; Swallow, D., Nikonov G. I., “Cycloaddition Reactions of Tetraaza Macrocycle Supported Group 4 Imido Complexes and Reversible Addition of Aryl Isocyanate to a Co-ordinated Ureate Ligand”, Chem. Comm. 1996, 1835.
64. Nikonov G. I., Kuzmina, L. G., Mountford P., Lemenovskii, D. A., “Insertion of ClPPh2 into a Ta-H bond: Synthesis and Structure of the First Phosphido Derivative of Tantalocene”, Organometallics 1995, 14, 3588.
65. Nikonov G. I., Harms K.; Lorberth J., Lemenovskii D. A., “First Arsenido Substituted Niobocene Derivative”, Inorg. Chem. 1995, 34, 2461.
66. Nikonov G. I., Kuzmina L. G., Lemenovskii, D. A., “Unprecedented Formation of Ethylene During the Synthesis of a Nb/Rh Bimetallic Complex: Molecular Structure of Cp'2Nb(µ-PPh2)2RhC2H4”, J. Organomet. Chem. 1995, 496, 187.
67. Lemenovskii D. A., Nikonov G. I., Brusova G. P., Kuzmina L. G., Stankovie E., Putala, M., “The chemistry of hydride, halide and alkyl niobocene complexes with coordinated diazoalkanes”, J. Organomet. Chem. 1995, 496, 227.
68. Nikonov G. I., Kuzmina L. G.; Lemenovskii D. A., Kotov V. V., “Interligand Hypervalent Interaction in the Bis(silyl)hydride Derivatives of Niobocene”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 10133.
69. Nikonov G. I., Lemenovskii D. A., Lorberth J., “Facile Insertion of ClPPh2 into Nb-H Bonds as a Synthetic Route to New Phosphino and Phosphido Derivatives of Niobocene”, Organometallics 1994, 13, 3127.
70. Nikonov G. I., Putala, M.; Kazennova, N. B.; Lemenovskii, D. A.; Batsanov, A. S.; Struchkov, Yu. T., “Is electrophilic substitution in the coordinated cyclopentadienyl ligand of early transition metal metallocene complexes possible? Molecular structure of binuclear nitrene niobocene complex [(C5m-N)(C5H5)Nb]2”, J. Organomet. Chem. 1994, 482, 187.H4C(COOEt)=N-
71. Nikonov G. I., Borisov Yu. А., “Estimation of Relative Stability of Alkylhydride Substituted Niobocenes”, Metalloorganicheskaya khimiya1993, 6, 160 (Russian).
72. Nikonov G. I., Lemenovskii D. A., Putala M., Zinin A. I., Kazennova N. B., Batsanov A. S., Struchkov Yu. T., “Synthesis and structure of h1-N-diphenyldiazomethane complexes of niobo- and tantalocene monohydrides”, J. Organomet. Chem. 1993, 452, 87
73. Lemenovskii D. A., Nikonov G. I., Putala M., Kazennova N. B., Yufit D. S., Struchkov Yu. T., “New metallocene complexes of Nb and Ta with functionalized diazoalkanes”, J. Organomet. Chem. 1993, 454, 123.
74. Churakov A. V., Nifant'ev I. E., Urazovskii I. F., Nikonov G. I., Yufit D. S., Struchkov Yu. T., “Synthesis and properties of ansa-metallocene compounds of titanium and zirconium”, Izvestia Akademii Nauk, Seriya khim. 1993, 967 (Russian).
 

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