Processive Polyethylene HydrogenolysisSadow Group Publications are also available at the Iowa State Digital Repository, including open-access manuscripts.


108. Weinstein, Z. B.; Sadow, A. D. Copper(I) Iodide Catalyzed Redistribution of Aromatic Carboxylic Acids. J. Catal. 2024, 433, 115467. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2024.115467

107. Luo, Z.; Li, L.; Nguyen, V. T.; Kanbur, U.; Li, Y.; Zhang, J.; Nie, R.; Biswas, A.; Bud’ko, S. L.; Oh, J.; Zhou, L.; Huang, W.; Sadow, A. D.; Wang, B.; Scott, S. L.; Qi, L.* "Catalytic Hydrogenolysis by Atomically-Dispersed Iron Sites Embedded in Chemically Non-Innocent N-Doped Carbon" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2024, 146, 8618-8629. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.4c00741 

106. Lamb, J. V.; Lee, Y.-H.; Sun, J.; Byron, C.; Uppuluri, R.; Kennedy, R. M.; Meng, C.; Behera, R. K.; Wang, Y.-Y.; Qi, L.; Sadow, A. D.; Huang, W.; Ferrandon, M. S.; Scott, S. L.; Poeppelmeier, K. R.; Abu-Omar, M. M.; Delferro, M. "Supported Platinum Nanoparticles Catalyzed Carbon–Carbon Bond Cleavage of Polyolefins: Role of the Oxide Support Acidity." ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2024, 16, 11361-11376. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.3c15350

105. Kim, C. A.; Sahasrabudhe, C. A.; Wang, Y.-Y.; Yappert, R.; Heyden, A.; Huang, W.; Sadow, A. D.; Peters, B. "Population Balance Equations for Reactive Separation in Polymer Upcycling". Langmuir 2024, 40, 4096-4107. DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.3c03004

104. Wang, Y.-Y.; Tennakoon, A.; Wu, X.; Sahasrabudhe, C.; Qi, L.; Peters, B. G.; Sadow, A. D.; Huang, W. "Catalytic Hydrogenolysis of Polyethylene Under Reactive Separation" ACS Catal. 2024, 14, 2084-2094. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.3c04987


103. Meirow, M.; Tennakoon, A.; Wu, X.; Willmon, J.; Howell, D.; Huang, W.; Sadow, A. D.; Luijten, E. "Influence of Pore Length on Hydrogenolysis of Polyolefins within a Mesoporous Support Architecture" J. Phys. Chem. C., 2023, 127, 23805-23813. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.3c04300

102. Tennakoon, A.; Wu, X.; Meirow, M.; Howell, D.; Willmon, J.; Yu, J.; Lamb, J. V.; Delferro, M.; Luijten, E.; Huang, W.;* Sadow A. D.*  "Two Mesoporous Domains Are Better than One for Catalytic Deconstruction of Polyolefins" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 17936-17944. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.3c05447

101. Chu, Y.-Y.; Alejo, A. G.; Bud'ko, S. L.; Boteju, K.; Patnaik, S.; Ellern, A.; García, M. P.; Sadow, A. D. "Structure and Magnetic Properties of Homoleptic Trivalent Tris(alkyl)lanthanides" Inorg. Chem., 2023, 62, 11751-11760. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.3c00435

100. Zhao, T. Y.; Meirow, M.; Tennakoon, A.; Wu, X.; Paterson, A. L.; Qi, L.; LaPointe, A. M.; Lamb, J. V.; Kobayashi, T.; Delferro, M.; Sadow, A. D.; Huang, W.; Luijten, E.; Perras, F. A., "Mechanistic Insights into Processive Polyethylene Hydrogenolysis through In Situ NMR" Macromolecules 2023, 56, 4287-4295. DOI: acs.macromol.3c00474 

99. Chen, S.; Tennakoon, A.; You, K.-E.; Paterson, A. L.; Yappert, R.; Alayoglu, S.; Fang, L.; Wu, X.; Zhao, T. Y.; Lapak, M. P.; Saravanan, M.; Hackler, R. A.; Wang, Y.-Y.; Qi, L.; Delferro, M.; Li, T.; Lee, B.; Peters, B. Poeppelmeier, K. R.; Ammal, S. C.; Bowers, C. R.; Perras, F. A.; Heyden, A.; Sadow, A. D.; Huang, W. "Ultrasmall Amorphous Zirconia Nanoparticles Catalyze Carbon-Carbon Bond Hydrogenolysis" Nat. Catal. 2023, 6, 161-173. DOI: 10.1038/s41929-023-00910-x

98. Kanbur, U.; Paterson, A. L.; Rodriguez, J.; Kocen, A. L.; Yappert, R.; Hackler, R. A.; Wang, Y.-Y.; Peters, B.; Delferro, M.;  LaPointe, A. M.; Coates, G. W.; Perras, F. A.; Sadow, A. D.* "Zirconium-Catalyzed C–H Alumination of Polyolefins, Paraffins, and Methane" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 2901-2910. "Zirconium-Catalyzed C–H Alumination of Polyolefins, Paraffins, and Methane" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 2901-2910. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.2c11056

97. McCullough, K. E.; Peczak, I. L.; Kennedy, R.; Wang, Y.-Y.; Lin, J.; Wu, X.; Paterson, A. L.; Perras, F. A.; Hall, J.; Kropf, A. J.; Hackler, R. A.; Shin, Y.; Niklas, J.; Poluektov, O. G.; Wen, J.; Huang, W.; Sadow, A. D.; Poeppelmeier, K. R.; Delferro, M.; Ferrandon, M. S. "Synthesis of Platinum Nanoparticles on Strontium Titanate Nanocuboids via Surface Organometallic Grafting for the Catalytic Hydrogenolysis of Plastic Waste" J. Mater. Chem. A 2023, 11, 1216-1231. DOI:10.1039/D2TA08133D


96. Dorn, R. W.;  Paterson, A. L.;  Hung, I.;  Gor’kov, P. L.;  Thompson, A. J.;  Sadow, A. D.;  Gan, Z.; Rossini, A. J. Dipolar Heteronuclear Correlation Solid-State NMR Experiments between Half-Integer Quadrupolar Nuclei: The Case of 11B–17O. J. Phys. Chem. C 2022, 126, 11652-11666. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.2c02737

95. Hackler, R.; Lamb, J.; Peczak, I.; Kennedy, R.; Kanbur, U.; LaPointe, A.; Poeppelmeier, K. R.; Sadow, A. D.; Delferro, M. "The Effect of the Macro- and Microstructure on Catalytic Hydrogenolysis of Polyolefins" Macromolecules, 2022, 55, 6801-6810. DOI: 0.1021/acs.macromol.2c00805

94. Wu, X.;  Tennakoon, A.;  Yappert, R.;  Esveld, M.;  Ferrandon, M. S.;  Hackler, R. A.;  LaPointe, A. M.;  Heyden, A.;  Delferro, M.;  Peters, B.;  Sadow, A. D.; Huang, W., Size-Controlled Nanoparticles Embedded in a Mesoporous Architecture Leading to Efficient and Selective Hydrogenolysis of Polyolefins. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 5323-5334. DOI:10.1021/jacs.1c11694

93. Li, Y.; Kanbur, U.; Cui, J.; Wang, G.; Kobayashi, T.; Sadow, A. D.; Qi, L. "Supported Lanthanum Borohydride Catalyzes CH Borylation Inside Zeolite Micropores" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, 61, e202117394. DOI:10.1002/anie.202117394

92. Chu, Y.-Y.; Lolinco, A.; Eedugurala, N.; Ellern, A.; Windus, T. W.; Sadow, A. D. "Reversible Ligand Protonation in Non-innocent Constrained-Geometry-like Group 4 Complexes" Organometallics, 2022, 41, 141-154. DOI:10.1021/acs.organomet.1c00612

91. Chatterjee, P.;  Wang, H.;  Manzano, J. S.;  Kanbur, U.;  Sadow, A. D.; Slowing, I. I.*, Surface ligands enhance the catalytic activity of supported Au nanoparticles for the aerobic α-oxidation of amines to amides. Catal. Sci. Technol. 2022, 12, 1922-1933. DOI:10.1039/D1CY02121D

90. Perras, F. A.;* Kanbur, U.; Paterson, A. L.; Chatterjee, P.; Slowing, I. I. Sadow, A. D. "Determining the Three-Dimensional Structures of Silica-Supported Metal Complexes from the Ground Up" Inorg. Chem. 2022, 61, 1067-1078. DOI:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c03200

89. Basemann, K.; Schmidt, B. M.; Sadow, A. D. "Substituent-enhanced Intermolecular Catalytic Ene-yne Metathesis for Efficient 1,3-Diene Synthesis" ACS Catal. 2022, 12, 226-235. DOI:10.1021/acscatal.1c04074


88. Hackler, R. A;. Vyavhare, K.; Kennedy, R. M.; Celik, G.; Kanbur, U.; Griffin, P. J.; Sadow, A. D.; Zang, G.; Elgowainy, A.; Sun, P. Poeppelmeier, K. R.; Erdemir, A.; Delferro, M.*, “Synthetic Lubricants Derived from Plastic Waste and their Tribological Performance.” ChemSusChem 2021, 14, 4181-4189. DOI:10.1002/cssc.202100912

87. Patnaik, S.; Kanbur, U.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D., “Hydrosilane σ-Adduct Intermediates in Mechanistically Rich Zinc-Catalyzed Cross-Dehydrocoupling of Silanes and Alcohols.” Chem. Eur. J. 202127, 10428-10436. DOI:10.1002/chem.202101146

86. Kanbur, U.; Zang, G.; Paterson, A. L.; Chatterjee, P.; Hackler, R. A.; Delferro, M.; Slowing, I. I.; Perras, F. A.; Sun, P.; Sadow A. D., “Catalytic Carbon-Carbon Bond Cleavage and Carbon-Element Bond Formation Gives New Life for Polyolefins as Biodegradable Surfactants.” Chem 20217, 1347-1362. DOI:10.1016/j.chempr.2021.03.007

85. Boteju, K.; Venkatesh, A.; Wan, S.; Ellern, A.; Rossini, A. J.; Sadow, A. D. "Ancillary Steric Effects on the Activation of SiH Bonds in Arylsilazido Rare Earth Compounds" Organometallics, 2021, 40, 1654-1669. DOI:10.1021/acs.organomet.1c00162

84. Eedugurala, N.; Wang, Z.; Kanbur, U.; Ellern, A.; Pruski, M.; Sadow, A. D., “Synthesis and Characterization of Tris(oxazolinyl)borato Copper(II) and Copper(I) Complexes.” Helv. Chim. Acta 2021104, e2000209. DOI:10.1002/hlca.202000209

83. Paterson, A. L.; Liu, D.-J.; Kanbur, U.; Sadow, A. D.; Perras, F. A.*, “Observing the three-dimensional dynamics of supported metal complexes.” Inorg. Chem. Front. 20213, 893-901. DOI:10.1039/D0QI01241F


82. Tennakoon, A.; Wu, X.; Paterson, A. L.; Patnaik, S.; Pei, Y.; LaPointe, A. M.; Ammal, S. C.; Hackler, R. A.; Heyden, A.; Slowing, I. I.; Coates, G. W.; Delferro, M.; Peters, B.; Huang, W.; Sadow, A. D.; Perras, F. A., “Catalytic Upcycling of High-Density Polyethylene Via a Processive Mechanism.” Nature Catalysis 20203, 893-901. DOI:10.1038/s41929-020-00519-4

81. Zhou, H.; Wang, H.; Perras, F. A.; Naik, P.; Pruski, M.; Sadow, A. D.; Slowing, I. I., “Two-step conversion of Kraft lignin to nylon precursors under mild conditions.” Green Chem. 202022, 4676-4682. DOI:10.1039/D0GC01220C

80. Luo, Z.; Nie, R.; Nguyen, V. T.; Biswas, A.; Behera, R. K.; Wu, X.; Kobayashi, T.; Sadow, A.; Wang, B.; Huang, W.; Qi, L.*, “Transition metal-like carbocatalyst.” Nature Communications 202011, 4091. DOI:10.1038/s41467-020-17909-8

79. Zhou, H.; Wang, H.; Sadow, A. D.; Slowing, I. I., “Toward Hydrogen Economy: Selective Guaiacol Hydrogenolysis under Ambient Hydrogen Pressure.” Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 2020270, 118890-118899. DOI:10.1016/j.apcatb.2020.118890

78. Sadow, A. D., “Alkali and Alkaline Earth Element-Catalyzed Hydroboration Reactions.” In Early Main Group Metal Catalysis 2020, pp. 201-224. DOI:10.1002/9783527818020.ch8

77. Kanbur, U.; Sadow, A. D., “Rare Earth Catalyzed C–H Bond Alumination of Terminal Alkynes.” Chem. Eur. J. 202026, 5479-5493. DOI:10.1002/chem.202000325

76. Wang, Z.; Patnaik, S.; Eedugurala, N.; Manzano, J. S.; Slowing, I. I.; Kobayashi, T.; Sadow, A. D.; Pruski, M., “Silica-supported Organolanthanum Catalysts for C–O Bond Cleavage in Epoxides.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020142, 2935-2947. DOI:10.1021/jacs.9b11606


75. Celik, G.; Kennedy, R. M.; Hackler, R. A.; Ferrandon, M.; Tennakoon, A.; Patnaik, S.; LaPointe, A. M.; Ammal, S. C.; Heyden, A.; Perras, F. A.; Pruski, M.; Scott, S. L.; Poeppelmeier, K. R.; Sadow, A. D.; Delferro, M., “Upcycling Single-Use Polyethylene into High-Quality Liquid Products.” ACS Central Science 20195, 1795-1803. DOI:10.1021/acscentsci.9b00722

74. Reinig, R. R.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D., “Heteroleptic Four-Coordinate Tris(oxazolinyl)borato Iron(II) Compounds.” Inorg. Chem. 201958, 6044-6051. DOI:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b00359

73. Biswas, A.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “CO Displacement in an Oxidative Addition of Primary Silanes to Rhodium(I)” Inorg. Chem. 201958, 3815-3824. DOI:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b03425

72. Patnaik, S; Sadow, A. D. “Interconverting Lanthanum Hydride and Borohydride Catalysts for C=O Reduction and C−O Bond Cleavage” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201958, 2505-2509. DOI:10.1002/anie.201813305

71. Schmidt, B. S.; Pindwal, A.; Venkatesh, A.; Ellern, A.; Rossini, A. R.; Sadow, A. D. “Zwitterionic Trivalent (Alkyl)Lanthanoid Complexes in Ziegler-type Butadiene Polymerization” ACS Catal. 20199, 827-838. DOI:10.1021/acscatal.8b04025


70. Duchimaza Heredia, J. J.; Sadow, Aaron D.; Gordon, M. S. “A Quasi-Atomic Analysis of Three-Center Two-Electron Zr–H–Si Interactions” J. Phys. Chem. A 2018122, 9653-9669. DOI:10.1021/acs.jpca.8b09530

69. Sadow, A. D.; Kwag, G.; Lee, H.; Pindwal, A.; Schmidt, B.S. “Polymerization catalysts” US Patent No.: 9,856,337 B2. Jan 2, 2018.

68. Schmidt, B. S.; Ho, H-.A.; Basemann, K.; Ellern, A.; Windus, T. L.; Sadow, A. D. “Redox chemistry of bis(oxazolinyl)-cyclopentadienyl and -fluorenyl rhodium and iridium organometallic compounds” Organometallics 201837, 4055-4069. DOI:10.1021/acs.organomet.8b00626

67. Kanbur, U.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “A zwitterionic neodymium(III) heterobimetallic catalyst for alkynylaluminum synthesis by alkane elimination” Organometallics 201837, 4409-4414. DOI:10.1021/acs.organomet.8b00374

66. Reinig, R. R.; Fought, E. L.; Ellern, A.; Windus, T. L.; Sadow, A. D. “Cobalt(II) acyl intermediates in carbon-carbon bond formation and oxygenation” Dalton Trans. 201847, 12147-12161. DOI:10.1039/C8DT02661K

65. Boteju, K. C.; Wan, S.; Venkatesh, A.; Ellern, A.; Rossini, A. J.; Sadow, A. D., “Rare earth arylsilazido compounds with inequivalent secondary interactions.” Chem. Commun. 201854, 7318-7321. DOI:10.1039/C8CC03186J

64. Venkatesh, A.; Ryan, M.; Biswas, A.; Boteju, K; Sadow, A. D.; Rossini, A. J., “Enhancing the Sensitivity of Solid-State NMR Experiments with Very Low Gyromagnetic Ratio Nuclei with Fast Magic Angle Spinning and Proton Detection” J. Phys.Chem. A2018122, 5635-5643. DOI:10.1021/acs.jpca.8b05107

63. Perras, F. A.; Boteju, K. C.; Slowing, I. I.; Sadow, A. D.; Pruski, M., “Direct 17O dynamic nuclear polarization of single-site heterogeneous catalysts.” Chem. Commun.201854, 3472-3475. DOI:10.1039/C8CC00293B


62. Pindwal, A.; Yan, K.; Patnaik, S.; Schmidt, B. M.; Ellern, A.; Slowing, I. I.; Bae, C.; Sadow, A. D. “Homoleptic Trivalent Tris(Alkyl) Rare Earth Compounds” J. Am. Chem. Soc.2017139, 16862-16874. DOI:10.1021/jacs.7b09521

61. Reinig, R. R.; Fought, E. L.; Ellern, A.; Windus, T. L.; Sadow, A. D. “Rapid and ordered carbonylation and oxygenation of a cobalt(II) methyl complex” Chem. Commun.201753, 11020-11023. DOI:10.1039/C7CC06339C

60. Manzano, J. S.; Weinstein, Z. B.; Sadow, A. D.; Slowing, I. I. “Direct 3D Printing of Catalytically Active Structures” ACS Catalysis20177, 7567-7577. DOI:10.1021/acscatal.7b02111

59. Lampland, N. L.; Pindwal, A.; Yan, K.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Rare Earth and Main Group Metal Poly(hydrosilyl) Compounds” Organometallics201736, 4546-4557. DOI:10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00383

58. Kobayashi, T.; Perras, F. A.; Chaudhary, U.; Slowing, I. I.; Huang, W.; Sadow, A. D.; Pruski, M. “Improved strategies for DNP-enhanced 2D 1H-X heteronuclear correlation spectroscopy of surfaces” Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance201787(c), 38-44. DOI:10.1016/j.ssnmr.2017.08.002

57. Perras, F.; Sadow, A. D.; Pruski, M.; “In Silico Design of DNP Polarizing Agents: Can Current Dinitroxides be Improved?” ChemPhysChem201718, 2279-2287. DOI:10.1002/cphc.201700299

56. Eedugurala, N.; Wang, Z.; Yan, K.; Boteju, K. C.; Chaudhary, U.; Kobayashi, T.; Ellern, A.; Slowing, I. I.; Pruski, M.; Sadow, A. D. “β-SiH-Containing Tris(silazido) Rare-Earth Complexes as Homogeneous and Grafted Single-Site Catalyst Precursors for Hydroamination” Organometallics201736, 1142-1153. DOI:10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00956

55. Boteju, K. C.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Homoleptic organolanthanide compounds supported by the bis(dimethylsilyl)benzyl ligand” Chem. Commun. 201753, 716-719. DOI:10.1039/C6CC09304C

54. Pindwal, A.; Patnaik, S.; Everett, W. C.; Ellern, A.; Windus, T. L.; Sadow, A. D. “Cerium-catalyzed Hydrosilylation of Acrylates to α-Silyl Esters” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201756, 628-631. DOI:10.1002/anie.201610263


53. García, A.; Wang, J.; Windus, T. L.; Sadow, A. D.; Evans, J. W., “Catalytic conversion reactions in nanoporous systems with concentration-dependent selectivity: Statistical mechanical modeling” Phys. Rev. E201693, 052137. DOI:10.1103/PhysRevE.93.052137

52. Pindwal, A.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Homoleptic Divalent Dialkyl Lanthanide-Catalyzed Cross-Dehydrocoupling of Silanes and Amines” Organometallics201635, 1674-1683. DOI:10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00138

51. Reinig, R. R.; Mukherjee, D.; Weinstein, Z. B.; Xie, W.; Albright, T.; Baird, B.; Gray, T. S.; Ellern, A.; Miller, G. J.; Winter, A. H.; Bud’ko, S. L.; Sadow, A. D.* “Synthesis and Oxidation Catalysis of Tris(oxazolinyl)borate Cobalt(II) Scorpionate” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 2486-2494. DOI:10.1002/ejic.201600237

50. Perras, F. A.; Reinig, R. R.; Slowing, I. I.; Sadow, A. D.; Pruski, M., Effects of biradical deuteration on the performance of DNP: towards better performing polarizing agents. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 201618, 65-69. DOI:10.1039/c5cp06505d


49. Zhang, L.; Wu, Z.; Nelson, N. C.; Sadow, A. D.; Slowing, I. I.; Overbury, S. H.,* “Role Of CO2 As a Soft Oxidant For Dehydrogenation of Ethylbenzene to Styrene over a High-Surface-Area Ceria Catalyst.” ACS Catal. 20155, 6426-6435. DOI:10.1021/acscatal.5b01519

48. Eedugurala, N.; Hovey, M.; Ho, H.-A.; Jana, B.; Lampland, N. L.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Cyclopentadienyl-bis(oxazoline) Magnesium and Zirconium Complexes in Aminoalkene Hydroaminations” Organometallics201534, 5566-5575. DOI:10.1021/acs.organomet.5b00771

47. Eedugurala, N.; Wang, Z.; Chaudhary, U.; Nelson, N. C.; Kandel, K.; Kobayashi, T.; Slowing, I. I.; Pruski, M.; Sadow, A. D. “Mesoporous Silica-supported Amidozirconium-Catalyzed Carbonyl Hydroboration.” ACS Catal. 20155, 7399-7414. DOI:10.1021/acscatal.5b01671

46. Kobayashi, T.; Perras, F. A.; Slowing, I. I.; Sadow, A. D.; Pruski, M.,* Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Solid-State NMR in Heterogeneous Catalysis Research. ACS Catal. 20155, 7055-7062. DOI:10.1021/acscatal.5b02039

45. Lampland, N. L.; Pindwal, A.; Neal, S. R.; Schauderaff, S.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Hydrosilylation of α,β-Unsaturated Esters Catalyzed by a Magnesium Hydridoborate.” Chem. Sci. 20156, 6901-6907. DOI:10.1039/c5sc02435h

44. Xu, S.; Boschen, J. S.; Kobayashi, T.; Pruski, M.; Windus, T. L.; Sadow, A. D. “Partial Deoxygenation of Esters Catalyzed by an Oxazoline-coordinated Rhodium Silylene.” Dalton Trans. 201544, 15897-15904. DOI:10.1039/c5dt02844b

43. Lampland, N. L.; Zhu, J.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Piano-stool Lutetium Amido and Imido Compounds Supported by a Bis(oxazoline)cyclopentadienyl Ligand.” Inorg. Chem. 201554, 6938-6946. DOI:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b00927

42. Lampland, N. L.; Hovey, M. L.; Mukherjee, D.; Sadow, A. D. “Magnesium-catalyzed Mild Reduction of Tertiary and Secondary Amides to Amines.” ACS Catal. 20155, 4219-4226. DOI:10.1021/acscatal.5b01038

41. Xu, S.; Magoon, Y.; Reinig, R. R.; Schmidt, B. M.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Organometallic Complexes of Bulky, Optically Active C3-Symmetric Tris(4S-isopropyl-5,5-dimethyl-2-oxazolinyl)phenylborate (ToP*).” Organometallics201534, 3508-3519. DOI:10.1021/acs.organomet.5b00225

40. Nelson, N.; Manzano, J.; Sadow, A.; Overbury, S.; Slowing, I. I.* “Selective Hydrogenation of Phenol Catalyzed by Palladium on High Surface Ceria at Room Temperature and Ambient Pressure.” ACS Catal. 20156, 2051-2061. DOI:10.1021/cs502000j

39. Manna, K.; Eedugurala, N.; Sadow, A. D. “Zirconium-catalyzed Desymmetrization of Aminodialkenes and Aminodialkynes through Enantioselective Hydroamination.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015137, 425-435. DOI:10.1021/ja511250m


38. Xu, S.; Manna, K.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Mixed N-Heterocyclic Carbene-bis(oxazolinyl)borato Rhodium and Iridium Complexes in Photochemical and Thermal Oxidative Addition Reactions.” Organometallics201433, 6840-6860. DOI:10.1021/om500891h

37. Lampland, N. L.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “β-SiH Rich Zinc Silyl Compounds: Reductive Elimination and β-SiH Abstraction.” Inorg. Chim. Acta2014422, 134-140. DOI:10.1016/j.ica.2014.07.003

36. Xu, S.; Everett, W. C.; Ellern, A.; Windus, T. L.; Sadow, A. D. “Oxygen Insertion Reactions of Mixed N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Oxazolinylborato Zinc Alkyl Complexes.” Dalton Trans. 201443, 14368-14376. DOI:10.1039/C4DT01011F

35. Yan, K.; Pindwal, A.; Ellern, A. Sadow, A. D. “Direct Hydrosilylation by a Zirconacycle with β-Hydrogen.” Dalton Trans. 201443, 8644-8653. DOI:10.1039/C4DT00658E

34. Mukherjee, D.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Magnesium-catalyzed Hydroboration of Esters Via a New Zwitterionic Mechanism.” Chem. Sci. 20145, 959-964. DOI:10.1039/C3SC52793J


33. Yan, K.; Duchimaza Heredia, J. J.; Ellern, A.; Gordon, M. S.; Sadow, A. D. “Lewis Base Mediated β-Elimination and Lewis Acid Mediated Insertion Reactions of Disilazido Zirconium Compounds.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013135, 15225-15227. DOI:10.1021/ja407950e

32. Yan, K.; Upton, B. M.; Zhu, J.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Nucleophilicity of Neutral Versus Cationic Magnesium Silyl Compounds.” Organometallics201332, 6834–6843. DOI:10.1021/om400447q

31. Manna, K.; Everett, W. S.; Schoendorff, G.; Ellern, A.; Windus, T. L.; Sadow, A. D. “Highly Enantioselective Zirconium Catalyzed Cyclization of Aminoalkenes.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013135, 7235-7250. DOI:10.1021/ja4000189

30. Sadow A.D. “Stereoselective C-N Bond Formation by Hydroamination of Olefins, Alkynes, Allenes, and Dienes.” J. Reedijk and K. Poeppelmeier, Eds. Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry II, Vol 6. Oxford: Elsevier; 2013. p. 487-520.

29. Yan, K.; Sadow, A. D. “C-H Bond Activation by a Zirconacycle.” Chem. Commun. 201349, 3212-3214. DOI:10.1039/c3cc40774h

28. Yan, K.; Schoendorff, G.; Upton, B. M.; Ellern, A.; Windus, T.; Sadow, A. D. “Intermolecular β-Hydrogen Abstractions in Ytterbium, Calcium, and Potassium Tris(dimethylsilyl)methyl Compounds.” Organometallics201332, 1300-1316. DOI:10.1021/om3010299

27. Mukherjee, D.; Lampland, N. L.; Yan, K.; Dunne, J. F.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Divergent Reaction Pathways of Tris(oxazolinyl)borato Zinc and Magnesium Silyl Compounds.” Chem. Commun. 201349, 4334-4336. DOI:10.1039/C2CC36953B


26. Jana, B.; Hovey, M.; Ellern, A.; Pestovsky, O.; Sadow, A. D.; Bakac, A. “Unusual Structural Motif in a Zwitterionic Fe(II) Complex of a Tetradentate Phosphine.” Dalton Trans. 201241, 12781-12785. DOI:10.1039/C2DT31437A

25. Ho, H.-A.; Manna, K.; Sadow, A. D. “Acceptorless Photolytic Dehydrogenation for Alcohol Decarbonylation and Imine Synthesis.” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 201251, 8607-8610. DOI:10.1002/anie.201203556

24. Mukherjee, D.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Remarkably Robust Monomeric Alkylperoxyzinc Compounds from Tris(oxazolinyl)boratozinc Alkyls and O2.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012134, 13018-13026. DOI:10.1021/ja303440n

23. Yan, K.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Non-classical β-Hydrogen Eliminations from Hydrosilazido Zirconium Compounds via Direct Hydrogen Transfer.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012134, 9154-9156. DOI:10.1021/ja302226c

22. Zhu, J.; Mukherjee, D.; Sadow, A. D. “Abstractions of β-Hydrogen vs. Alkyl Groups in Reactions of Dialkylzinc Compounds and Bis(oxazolinyl)borane.” Chem. Commun. 201248, 464-466. DOI:10.1039/C1CC16113J


21. Manna, K.; Kruse, M. L.; Sadow, A. D. “Concerted C-N/C-H Bond Formation in Highly Enantioselective Yttrium(III)-Catalyzed Hydroamination.” ACS Catal. 20111, 1637-1642. DOI:10.1021/cs200511z

20. Chintareddy, V. R.; Ho, H.-A. Sadow, A. D.; Verkade,* J. G. “Polymer-mounted N3=P(MeNCH2CH2)3N: A Green, Efficient, and Recyclable Catalyst for Room-temperature Transesterifications and Amidations of Unactivated Esters.” Tetrahedron Lett. 201152, 6523-6529. DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2011.09.102

19. Dunne, J. F.; Neal, S. R.; Engelkemier, J.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Tris(oxazolinyl)boratomagnesium-catalyzed Cross-dehydrocoupling of Organosilanes with Amines, Hydrazine, and Ammonia.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011133, 16782-16785. DOI:10.1021/ja207641b

18. Wu, K.; Mukherjee, D.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D.; Geiger, W. E. “Anodic Electrochemical Behavior of New Mn and Re Tricarbonyl Complexes of Tris(oxazolinyl)phenyl borate Ligands: Comparison to Analogous Tris(pyrazolyl) borate Complexes.” New J. of Chem. 201135, 2169-2178. DOI:10.1039/C1NJ20222G

17. Mukherjee, D.; Thompson, R.; Ellern, A. Sadow, A. D. “A Coordinatively Saturated Tris(oxazolinyl)borato Zinc Hydride-Catalyzed Cross Dehydrocoupling of Silanes and Alcohols.” ACS Catal. 20111, 698-702. DOI:10.1021/cs2001016

16. Ho, H.-A.; Gray, T. S.; Baird, B.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Allylic C–H Bond Activation and Functionalization Mediated by Tris(oxazolinyl)borato Rhodium(I) and Iridium(I) Compounds.” Dalton Trans. 201140, 6500-6514. DOI:10.1039/C1DT10249D

15. Jana, B.; Ellern, A.; Pestovsky, O. Sadow, A. D. Bakac, A. “Synthesis of Monomeric Fe(II) and Ru(II) Complexes of Tetradentate Phosphines.” Inorg. Chem. 201150, 3010-3016. DOI:10.1021/ic102510c

14. Manna, K.; Xu, S.; Sadow, A. D. “A Highly Enantioselective Zirconium Catalyst for Intramolecular Alkene Hydroamination: Significant Isotope Effects on Rate and Stereoselectivity.” Angew. Chem Int. Ed. 201150, 1865-1868. DOI:10.1002/anie.201006163

13. Neal, S. R.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Optically Active, Bulky Tris(oxazolinyl)borato Magnesium and Calcium Compounds for Asymmetric Hydroamination/Cyclization.” J. Organomet. Chem. 2011696, 228-234. DOI:10.1016/j.jorganchem.2010.08.057


12. Dunne, J. F.; Fulton, D. B.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Concerted C–N and C–H Bond Formation in a Magnesium-Catalyzed Hydroamination.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010132, 17680-17683. DOI:10.1021/ja108881s

11. Ho, H.-A.; Dunne, J. F.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Reactions of Tris(oxazolinyl)phenylborato Rhodium(I) with C-X (X = Cl, Br, OTf) Bonds: Stereoselective Intermolecular Oxidative Addition.” Organometallics201029, 4105-4114. DOI:10.1021/om100515u

10. Mukherjee, D.; Ellern, A. Sadow, A. D. “Conversion of a Zinc Disilazide to a Zinc Hydride Mediated by LiCl.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010132, 7582-7583. DOI:10.1021/ja102323g

9. Manna, K.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “A Zwitterionic Zirconium Complex that Catalyzes Hydroamination at Room Temperature.” Chem. Commun. 201046, 339-441. DOI:10.1039/B918989K

8. Dunne, J. F.; Manna, K.; Wiench, J. W.; Ellern, A.; Pruski, M.; Sadow, A. D. “Bis(oxazolinyl)phenylborane: A Lewis Acid-containing Ligand for Methide Abstraction-based Coordination to Aluminum(III).” Dalton Trans. 201039, 641-653. DOI:10.1039/B911851A

7. Neal, S. R.; You, J.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Palladium and Rhodium Complexes Containing 1,3-Bis(oxazolinyl)propyl (Probox) Ligands: Macrocycles and Pincer Compounds.” Polyhedron201029, 544-554. DOI:10.1016/j.poly.2009.06.072


6. Yan, K.; Upton, B.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Lewis Acid Mediated β-Hydride Abstraction Reactions of Divalent M(C(SiHMe2)3)2THF2 (M = Ca, Yb).” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009131, 15110-15111. DOI:10.1021/ja9070865

5. Pawlikowski, A. V.; Gray, T. S.; Schoendorff, G.; Baird, B.; Ellern, A.; Windus, T. L.; Sadow, A. D. “Structure, Bonding, and Ligand-based Reactions of Zwitterionic Boratoiridium(I) Complexes with Oxazoline-based Scorpionate Ligands.” Inorg. Chim. Acta2009362, 4517-4525. DOI:10.1016/j.ica.2009.06.017

4. Pawlikowski, A. V.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. “Ligand Exchange Reactions and Hydroamination with Tris(oxazolinyl)borato Yttrium Compounds.” Inorg. Chem. 200948, 8020-8029. DOI:10.1021/ic900689

3. Yan, K.; Pawlikowski, A. V.; Ebert, C.; Sadow, A. D. “A Tris(alkyl)yttrium Compound Containing Six β-Agostic Si–H Interactions.” Chem. Commun. 2009, 656-658. DOI:10.1039/b818630h


2. Baird, B.; Pawlikowski, A. V.; Su, J.; Wiench, J. W.; Pruski, M.; Sadow, A. D. “Easily-prepared Chiral Scorpionates: Tris(2-oxazolinyl)borate Iridium(I) Compounds and their Interactions with MeOTf.” Inorg. Chem. 200847, 10208-10210. DOI:10.1021/ic801637s

1. Dunne, J. F.; Su, J.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D., “A New Scorpionate Ligand: Tris(4,4-dimethyl-oxazolinyl)borate and Its Zirconium(IV) Complexes.” Organometallics200827, 2399-2401. DOI:10.1021/om800252p