Nanoporous Au/Ag Catalyzed Benzylic Csp3 – H Oxidation of 9H-Fluorene Derivatives and Similar Molecules with TBHP

J. Thayssen, W. Riedel, T. Risse, A. Staubitz, A. Wittstock, ChemCatChem 2024, e202301695.


Centennial Isomers: A Unique Fluorinated Azobenzene Macrocyclus with Dual Stability Over 120 Years

S. Schultzke, P. Puylaert, H. Wang, I. Schultzke, J. Gerken, A. Staubitz, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2024, 2313268.


Boosting Quantum Yields and Circularly Polarized Luminescence of Penta- and Hexahelicenes by Doping with Two BN Groups

Y. Appiarius, S. Míguez-Lago, P. Puylaert, N. Wolf, S. Kumar, M. Molkenthin, D. Miguel, T. Neudecker, M. Juríček, A. G. Campaña, A. Staubitz, Chem. Sci. 2024, 15, 466-476.

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Synthesis and crystal structure of bis­(9-mesityl-9,10-di­hydro-10-aza-9-borabenzo[h]quinolinato-κ2N1,N10)zinc(II)

Y. Appiarius, P. Puylaert, A. Staubitz, Acta Cryst. E 2023, 79, 1063-1066.


Synthesis and crystal structure of 2-(anthracen-9-yl)-1-(tert-butyl­dimethyl­sil­yl)-3,6-di­hydro-1λ4,2λ4-aza­borinine

P. J. Gliese, Y. Appiarius, T. Scheele, E. Lork, T. Neudecker, A. Staubitz, Acta Cryst. E 2023, 79, 1012-1016.


A Photomechanical Film in which Liquid Crystal DesignShifts the Absorption into the Visible Light Range

S. Schultzke, N. Scheuring, P. Puylaert, M. Lehmann, A. Staubitz, Adv. Sci. 2023, 2302692.


Complexation of Boron and Aluminum with a Bidentate Hydroxy-BN-naphthalene Ligand

Y. Appiarius, P. Puylaert, J. Werthschütz, T. Neudecker, A. Staubitz, Inorganics 2023, 11, 295.


Stille vs. Suzuki – Cross-Coupling for the Functionalization of Diazocines

M. Walther, W. Kipke, R. Renken, A. Staubitz, RSC Adv. 2023, 13, 15805-15809.


Nanoporous Gold: From Structure Evolution to Functional Properties in Catalysis and Electrochemistry

G. Wittstock, M. Bäumer, W. Dononelli, T. Klüner, L. Lührs, C. Mahr, L. V. Moskaleva, M. Oezaslan, T. Risse, A. Rosenauer, A. Staubitz, J. Weissmüller, A. Wittstock, Chem. Rev. 2023, 123, 6716-6792.


Ortho-Functionalization of Azobenzenes via Hypervalent Iodine Reagents

E. M. Di Tommaso, M. Walther, A. Staubitz, B. Olofsson, Chem. Commun. 2023, 59, 5047-5050.

Preliminary version on ChemRxiv2023, DOI: 10.26434/chemrxiv-2023-zn285.


Facile Synthesis of Light-Switchable Polymers with Diazocine Units in the Main Chain

S. Li, K. Bamberg, Y. Lu, F. D. Sönnichsen, A. Staubitz, Polymers 202315, 1306.


Controlling the LCST-Phase Transition in Azobenzene-Functionalized Poly (N-Isopropylacrlyamide) Hydrogels by Light

R. Colaco, C. Appiah, A. Staubitz, Gels 20239, 75.


Synthesis of a Series of 12-Membered Azobenzene Macrocycles and Tuning of the Half-Life of the Thermal Z-E Isomerization

S. Ghosh, C. Eschen, N. Eleya, A. Staubitz, J. Org. Chem. 2023, 88, 3372-3377.



ARGET ATRP of Methyl Acrylate and Methyl Methacrylate with Diazocine-Derived Initiators

S. Li, R. Colaco, A. Staubitz, ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 20224, 6825-6833.


A Co-Polymerizable Linker for the Covalent Attachment of Fibronectin Makes pHEMA Hydrogels Cell-Adhesive

L. Schumacher, K. Siemsen, C. Appiah, S. Rajput, A. Heitmann, C. Selhuber-Unkel, A. Staubitz, Gels 2022, 8, 258.


Azaborinine – Die Hybride aus Benzol und Borazin

Y. Appiarius, A. Staubitz, Chem. Unserer Zeit, 2022.


BN-Substitution in Dithienylpyrenes Prevents Excimer Formation in Solution and in the Solid State

Y. Appiarius, P. J. Gliese, S. A. W. Segler, P. Rusch, J. Zhang, P. J. Gates, R. Pal, L. A. Malaspina, K. Sugimoto, T. Stauch, N. C. Bigall, S. Grabowsky, A. A. Bakulin, A. Staubitz, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2022, 126, 4563-4576.



The bis(Biphenyl)phosphorus Fragment in Trivalent and Tetravalent P-Environments

J. Hoffmann, D. Duvinage, E. Lork, A. Staubitz, Inorganics, 2021, 9, 82.


Tuning the Aggregation Behaviour of BN-Coronene Diimides with the Imide Substituents and their Performance in Devices (OLED, OFET)

J. Hoffmann, B. Geffroy, E. Jaques, M. Hissler, A. Staubitz, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2021, 9, 14720-14729.


BN-Substituted coronene diimide donor–acceptor–donor triads: photophysical, (spectro)-electrochemical studies and Lewis behavior

J. Hoffmann, D. Jacquemin, M. Hissler, A. Staubitz, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2021, 9, 13926-13934.


Active Ester Functionalized Azobenzenes as Versatile Building Blocks

S. Schultzke, M. Walther, A. Staubitz, Molecules 2021, 26, 3916.


Ein nanoporöser Goldschwamm als Katalysator

J. Thayssen, A. Staubitz, Chem. Unserer Zeit 2022, 56, 92-101.


The Influence of the Formal Replacement of Thiophenes by Stannoles in Terthiophene and Sexithiophene on the Optoelectronic Properties and Electrochemical Behavior

J. Hoffmann, I.-M. Ramirez y Medina, M. Hissler, A. Staubitz, Dalton Trans. 2021, 50, 6213-6221.


π-Conjugated Stannole Copolymers Synthesised by a Tin-Selective Stille Cross-Coupling Reaction

I.-M. Ramirez y Medina, M. Rohdenburg, P. Rusch, D. Duvinage, N. C. Bigall, A. Staubitz, Mater. Adv. 2021, 2, 3282-3293.

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Modification of Azobenzenes by Cross-Coupling Reactions

M. Walther, W. Kipke, S. Schultzke, S. Ghosh, A. Staubitz, Synthesis 2021, 53, 1213-1228.

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A New Photo Switchable Azobenzene Macrocycle Without Thermal Relaxation at Ambient Temperature

N. Eleya, S. Ghosh, E. Lork, A. Staubitz, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2021, 9, 82-87.


From a 1,2-azaborinine to large BN-PAHs via electrophilic cyclization: synthesis, characterization and promising optical properties

Y. Appiarius, T. Stauch, E. Lork, P. Rusch, N. C. Bigall, A. Staubitz, Org. Chem. Front. 2021, 8, 10-17.

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Experimental and Theoretical Studies of a Spirostannole and Formation of a Pentaorganostannate

I.-M. Ramirez y Medina, M. Rohdenburg, W. Kipke, E. Lork, A. Staubitz, Molecules 2020, 25, 4993.



F. Kleemiss, A. Justies, D. Duvinage, P. Watermann, E. Ehrke, K. Sugimoto, M. Fugel, L. Malaspina, A. Dittmer, T. Kleemiss, P. Puylaert, N. King, A. Staubitz, T. M. Tzschentke, R. Dringen, S. Grabowsky, J. Beckmann, J. Med. Chem. 2020, 63, 12614-12622.


Product Subclass 30: Stannoles

I.-M. Ramirez y Medina, W. Kipke, J. Makow, A. Staubitz, Science of Synthesis: Knowledge Updates 2020, 2, 31.


Aggregation Induced Emission - Emissive Stannoles in the Solid State

I.-M. Ramirez y Medina, M. Rohdenburg, E. Lork, A. Staubitz, Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 9775-9778.

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Mechanochromic micro-fibers stabilized by polymer blending

R. Colaco, S. Shree, L. Siebert, C. Appiah, M. Schulz-Senft, S. Schultzke, R. Adelung, A. Staubitz, ACS Appl. Polm. Mater. 2020, 2, 2055-2062.


Cross-Coupling Strategy for the Synthesis of Diazocines

S. Li, N. Eleya, A. Staubitz, Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 1624-1627.


Synthesis and Thermal Investigations of Novel Types Eleven-Membered Ring Systems Consisting of the Group 14 Elements Si, Ge, and Sn

N. Eleya, C. Appiah, E. Lork, M. Gogolin, T. Gesing, T. Stauch, A. Staubitz, Molecules 2020, 25, 283.


Efficient Reversible Photoisomerisation with Large Hydrodynamic Size-Switching of a Main Chain Poly(azobenzene-alt-trisiloxane)

M. Dowds, D. Bank, J. Strueben, D. P. Soto, F. D. Sönnichsen, F. Renth, F. Temps, A. Staubitz, J. Mater. Chem. C 2020, 8, 1835-1845.


Self-Reporting Mechanochromic Coating: Glassfiber Reinforced Polymer Composites that Predict Impact Induced Damage

S. Shree, M. Schulz-Senft, A. Kuntze, Y. K. Mishra, A. Staubitz, R. Adelung, Mater. Horiz. 2020, 7, 598-604.



Synthesis and Crystal Structure of (E)-1,2-Bis[2-(methylsulfanyl)phenyl]diazene

J. Hoffmann, T. J. Kuczmera, E. Lork, A. Staubitz, Acta Cryst. 2019, E75, 1808-1811.


Conjugated Oligomers with Alternating Heterocycles from a Single Monomer: Synthesis and Demonstration of Electroluminescence

S. Urrego-Riveros, M. Bremer, J. Hoffmann, A. Heitmann, T. Reynaldo, J. Buhl, P. J. Gates, F. D. Sönnichsen, M. Hissler, M. Gerken, A. Staubitz, Org. Chem. Front. 2019, 6, 3636-3643.


Thermochromic Behavior of Yttrium-Substituted Bismuth Oxides

X. Liu, A. Staubitz, T. Gesing, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2019, 11, 33147-33156.


Negishi's Reagent Versus Rosenthal's Reagent in the Formation of Zirconacyclopentadienes

S. Urrego-Riveros, I.-M. Ramirez y Medina, D. Duvinage, E. Lork, F. D. Sönnichsen, A. Staubitz, Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 13318-13328.

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Living materials herald a new era in soft robotics

C. Appiah, C. Arndt, K. Siemsen, A. Heitmann, A. Staubitz, C. Selhuber-Unkel, Adv. Mater. 2019, 1807747,1-28.


Group 13–Group 15 Element Bonds Replacing Carbon–Carbon Bonds in Main Group Polyolefin Analogs

A. Staubitz, J. Hoffmann, P. J. Gliese (eds E. Hey‐Hawkins and M. Hissler), Wiley 2019, Smart Inorganic Polymers, ISBN: 9783527344840.


Synthesis, Structure, Thermal Behavior and cis/trans Isomerization of 2,2′-(EMe3)2 (E = C, Si, Ge, Sn) Substituted Azobenzenes

J. Hoffmann, T. J. Kuczmera, E. Lork, A. Staubitz, Molecules 2019, 24(2), 303.




Tuning the Optoelectronic Properties of Stannoles by the Judicious Choice of the Organic Substituents

I.-M. Ramirez y Medina, M. Rohdenburg, F. Mostaghimi, S. Grabowsky, P. Swiderek, J. Beckmann, J. Hoffmann, V. Dorcet, M. Hissler, A. Staubitz, Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 12562-12575.


Generation of High‐Molecular‐Weight Polymers with Diverse Substituents: An Unusual Metal‐Free Synthesis of Poly(aminoborane)s

A. Staubitz, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 5990-5992.


Syntheses and Properties of Tin Containing Conjugated Heterocycles
S. Urrego-Riveros, I.-M. Ramirez y Medina, J. Hoffmann, A. Heitmann, A. Staubitz, Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 5680-5696.




How light controls stickiness
E. Kizilkan, A. Staubitz, S. N. Gorb, Nachr. Chem. 2017, 65, 1194-1196.


Light, Force, and Heat: A Multi-Stimuli Composite that Reveals its Violent Past
S. Shree, M. Schulz-Senft, N. H. Alsleben, Y. K. Mishra, A. Staubitz and R. Adelung, ACS Appl. Mat. Interfaces 2017, 9, 38000-38007.


Bio-inspired Photocontrollable Microstructured Transport Device
E. Kizilkan, J. Strueben, A. Staubitz, S. N. Gorb, Science Robotics 2017, 2, eaak9454.


High Molecular Weight Poly(N-methyl-B-vinylazaborine) - A Semi-Inorganic B-N Polystyrene Analogue
B. Thiedemann, P. J. Gliese, J. Hoffmann, P. G. Lawrence, F. D. Sönnichsen, A. Staubitz, Chem. Comm. 2017, 53, 7258.


Diversely halogenated spiropyrans - Useful synthetic building blocks for a versatile class of molecular switches
M. Schulz-Senft, P. J. Gates, F. D. Sönnichsen, A. Staubitz, Dyes Pigm. 2017136, 292-301.




Crystal structures of 3,3'-bis­(hy­droxy­dimethylsilan­yl)azo­benzene and 4,4'-bis­(hy­droxy­dimethyl­silane)azo­benzene
J. Strüben, J. Hoffmann, D. Presa-Soto, C. Näther, A. Staubitz, Acta Cryst. 2016E72, 1590-1594.


Influence of the porosity on the photoresponse of a liquid crystal elastomer
E. Kizilkan, C. F. Schaber, S. N. Gorb, J. Strueben, X. Jin, R. Adelung, A. Staubitz, R. Soc. Open Sci. 2016, 3, 150700.




Nucleophile selective cross-coupling reactions on aromatic rings: a new tool in the synthetic chemist's tool box
A. Staubitz, J. Linshoeft, A. C. J. Heinrich, G.I.T. Laboratory Journal 201519, 14-16.


Nucleophile Selective Cross-Coupling Reactions with Vinyl and Alkynyl Bromides on a Dinucleophilic Aromatic Substrate
L.-Y. He, M. Schulz-Senft, B. Thiedemann, J. Linshoeft, P. J. Gates and A. Staubitz, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 20152015, 2498-2502.


Synthesis of poly(thiophene-alt-pyrrole) from a difunctionalized thienylpyrrole by Kumada polycondensation
L.-Y. He, S. Urrego-Riveros, P.J. Gates, C. Naether, M. Brinkmann, V. Abetz and A. Staubitz, Tetrahedron 201571, 5399-5406.


High-Yield Lithiation of Azobenzenes by Tin–Lithium Exchange
J. Strueben, M. Lipfert, J.-O. Springer, P. J. Gould, Colin A. Gates, F.D. Soennichsen and A. Staubitz, Chem. Eur. J. 201521, 11165-11173.




Tin Functionalized Azobenzenes as Nucleophiles in Stille Cross-Coupling Reactions
J. Strueben, P.J. Gates and A. Staubitz, J. Org. Chem. 201479, 1719–1728.


Challenges and Solutions in Joining Polymer Materials
X. Jin, L. Heepe, J. Strueben, R. Adelung, S.N. Gorb and A. Staubitz, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 201435, 1551–1570.


Crystal structure of 1,3-bis­(4-hexyl-5-iodo­thio­phen-2-yl)-4,5,6,7-tetra­hydro-2-benzo­thio­phene
J. Linshoeft, C. Naether and A. Staubitz, Acta Cryst. 2014E70, o1133-o1134.


Highly Tin Selective Stille Coupling: Synthesis of a Polymer Containing a Stannole in the Main Chain
J. Linshoeft, E.J. Baum, A. Hussain, P.J. Gates, C. Naether and A. Staubitz, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201453, 12916–12920.


Mechanopolymerchemie - Molekulare Wirkung durch Kraft
M. Schulz-Senft, M. Lipfert and A. Staubitz, Chem. unserer Zeit 201448, 200–214.


Reduction of N-Allylamides by LiAlH4: Unexpected Attack of the Double Bond with Mechanistic Studies of Product and Byproduct Formation
B. Thiedemann, C.L.M. Schmitz and A. Staubitz, J. Org. Chem. 201479, 10284–10295.




Dual Selectivity: Electrophile and Nucleophile Selective Cross-Coupling Reactions on a Single Aromatic Substrate
A.C.J. Heinrich, B. Thiedemann, P.J. Gates and A. Staubitz, Org. Lett 201315, 4666-4669.




A Cooperative Role for the Counteranion in the PCl5‑Initiated Living, Cationic Chain Growth Polycondensation of the Phosphoranimine Cl3P=NSiMe3
V. Blackstone, S. Pfirrmann, H. Helten, A. Staubitz, A. Presa Soto, G.R. Whittell and I. Manners, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012134, 15293-15296.


“Spontaneous” Ambient Temperature Dehydrocoupling of Aromatic Amine–Boranes
H. Helten, A.P.M. Robertson, A. Staubitz, J.R. Vance, M.F. Haddow and I. Manners, Chem. Eur. J. 201218, 4665-4680.


Chemoselective Cross-Coupling Reactions with Differentiation between Two Nucleophilic Sites on a Single Aromatic Substrate
J. Linshoeft, A.C.J. Heinrich, S.A.W. Segler, P.J. Gates and A. Staubitz, Org. Lett. 201214, 5644-5647.


Experimental and Theoretical Study of the Living Polymerization of N-Silylphosphoranimines. Synthesis of New Block Copolyphosphazenes
S. Suárez Suárez, D. Presa Soto, G.A. Carriedo, A. Presa Soto and A. Staubitz, Organometallics 201231, 2571–2581.


Joining the Un-Joinable: Adhesion Between Low Surface Energy Polymers Using Tetrapodal ZnO Linkers
X. Jin, J. Strueben, L. Heepe, A. Kovelev, Y.K. Mishra, R. Adelung, S.N. Gorb and A. Staubitz, Adv. Mater. 201224, 5676-5680.




Experimental and Theoretical Studies of the Potential Interconversion of the ­Amine–Borane iPr2NH·BH(C6F5)2 and the Aminoborane iPr2N=B(C6F5)2 Involving Hydrogen Loss and Uptake
A.P.M. Robertson, G.R. Whittell, A. Staubitz, K. Lee and I. Manners, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 201134, 5279–5287.


Scope and Selectivity of Heterogeneous Rh0-Catalyzed Tandem Dehydrocoupling/Hydrogenation Using Me2NH·BH3 as a Stoichiometric H2 Source
M.E. Sloan, A. Staubitz, K. Lee and I. Manners, Eur. J. Org. Chem 20112011, 672–675.




Ring-Opening Polymerization of a Galla[1]ferrocenophane: A Gallium-Bridged Polyferrocene with Observable Tacticity
B. Bagh, J.B. Gilroy, A. Staubitz and J. Müller, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010132, 1794-1795.


Strain-Induced Cleavage of Carbon-Carbon Bonds: Bridge Rupture Reactions of Group 8 Dicarba[2]metallocenophanes
D.E. Herbert, J.B. Gilroy, A. Staubitz, M.F. Haddow, J.N. Harvey and I. Manners, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010132, 1988-1998.


Homogeneous Catalytic Dehydrocoupling/Dehydrogenation of Amine−Borane Adducts by Early Transition Metal, Group 4 Metallocene Complexes
M.E. Sloan, A. Staubitz, T.J. Clark, C.A. Russell, G.C. Lloyd-Jones and I. Manners, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010132, 3831–3841.


Catalytic Dehydrogenation of N-Methylamine-Borane and Ammonia-Borane: Synthesis of High Molecular Weight Polymers
A. Staubitz, M.E. Sloan, A. Friedrich, S. Schneider, P.J. Gates, J. Schmedt auf der Günne and I. Manners, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010132, 13332–13345.


Ammonia-Borane and Related compounds as Hydrogen Donors
A. Staubitz, A.P.M. Robertson and I. Manners, Chem. Rev. 2010110, 4079–4124.


Amine- and Phosphine-Borane Adducts – New Interest in Old Materials
A. Staubitz, A.P.M. Robertson, M.E. Sloan and I. Manners, Chem. Rev. 2010110, 4023–4078.




B-N compounds for chemical hydrogen storage
C.W. Hamilton, R.T. Baker, A. Staubitz and I. Manners, Chem. Soc. Rev. 200938, 279-293.


Redox-Active Metallomacrocycles and Cyclic Metallopolymers: Photocontrolled Ring-Opening Oligomerization and Polymerization of Silicon-Bridged [1]Ferrocenophanes Using Substitutionally-Labile Lewis Bases as Initiators
D.E. Herbert, J.B. Gilroy, W.Y. Chan, L. Chabanne, A. Staubitz, A.J. Lough and I. Manners, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009131, 14958-14968.




Iridium-catalyzed dehydrocoupling of primary amine-borane adducts: a route to high molecular weight polyaminoboranes, boron-nitrogen analogues of polyolefins
A. Staubitz, A. Presa Soto and I. Manners, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 200847, 6212-6215.


Computational Analysis of Amine-Borane Adducts as Potential Hydrogen Storage Materials with Reversible Hydrogen Uptake
A. Staubitz, M. Besora, J.N. Harvey and I. Manners, Inorg. Chem. 200847, 5910-5918.




Optimization of the Mizoroki-Heck Reaction Using Design of Experiment (DoE)
V.K. Aggarwal, A. Staubitz and M. Owen, Org. Proc. Res. Dev. 200610, 64-69.




Mild synthesis of polyfunctional benzimidazoles and indoles by the reduction of functionalized nitroarenes with phenylmagnesium chloride
W. Dohle, A. Staubitz and P. Knochel, Chem. Eur. J. 20039, 5323-5331.


Expeditious functionalization of quinolines in positions 2 and 8 via polyfunctional aryl- and heteroarylmagnesium intermediates
A. Staubitz, W. Dohle and P. Knochel, Synthesis 2003, 233-242.

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