School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

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1996
30 Citations (Scopus)

Ethylene oxidation over platinum: In situ electrochemically controlled promotion using Na-beta'' alumina and studies with a Pt(111)/Na model catalyst

Harkness, IR., Hardacre, C., Lambert, RM., Yentekakis, N. V. & Vayenas, CG., 15 Apr 1996, In : Journal of Catalysis. 160, 1, p. 19-26 8 p.

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102 Citations (Scopus)

Fluorescent Signalling of the Brain Neurotransmitter Gamma Amino Butyric Acid and Related Amino Acid Zwitterions

De Silva, A. P., Gunaratne, H. Q. N., McVeigh, C., Maguire, G., Maxwell, P. R. S. & O'Hanlon, E., 1996, In : Chemical Communications. 18, p. 2191-2192 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aminobutyrates
Butyric acid
Butyric Acid
Guanidine
Ether
99 Citations (Scopus)

Fluorescent switches with high selectivity towards sodium ions: Correlation of ion-induced conformation switching with fluorescence function

De Silva, A. P., Gunaratne, H. Q. N., Gunnlaugsson, T. & Nieuwenhuizen, M., 01 Jan 1996, In : Chemical Communications. 16, p. 1967-1968 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conformations
Sodium
Fluorescence
Switches
Ions

FTIRS Observation of Twin Adsorbates of CO on Rh Electrode in Acid Solution

Lin, W. & Sun, S. G., 1996, In : J. Chinese Electrochemistry. 2, 1, p. 20-24

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48 Citations (Scopus)
Adsorbates
Carbon Monoxide
Carbon monoxide
Electrodes
Acids
3 Citations (Scopus)

In situ FTIR spectroscopy studies on electrochemical redox processes of high nuclearity osmium carbonyl clusters

Lin, W-F., Wong, W-T. & Sun, S-G., 05 Sep 1996, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry. 100, 36, p. 14904-14907 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Osmium
osmium
Carbon Monoxide
Spectroscopy
Electrons
Lithium Compounds
Ruthenium
Ligands
X rays

Organometallic polymers: An infinite organoplatinum chain in the solid state formed by (C CH center dot center dot center dot ClPt)hydrogen bonds

James, S., Verspui, G., Spek, A. L. & VanKoten, G., 1996, In : Chemical Communications. 1996, p. 1309-1310 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Organometallics
Platinum
Hydrogen
Hydrogen bonds
Polymers
7 Citations (Scopus)

Oxidation of N-(4-methoxybenzyl)-2-pyrrolidinones to N-(4-methoxybenzoyl)-2-pyrrolidinones. Rapid entry to optically active Aniracetam analogues.

McAlonan, H., Murphy, JP., Stevenson, PJ. & Treacy, AB., 16 Sep 1996, In : Tetrahedron. 52, 38, p. 12521-12528 8 p.

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75 Citations (Scopus)

Palladium catalysed tandem cyclisation - Anion capture processes .2. Cyclisation onto alkynes or allenes with hydride capture.

Grigg, R., Loganathan, S., Sridharan, S., Stevenson, P., Sukirthalingam, S. & Worakun, T., 26 Aug 1996, In : Tetrahedron. 52, 35, p. 11479-11502 24 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Plasma polymerization of 2-iodothiophene

Ryan, ME., Hynes, AM., Wheale, SH., Badyal, JPS., Hardacre, C. & Ormerod, RM., Apr 1996, In : Chemistry of Materials. 8, 4, p. 916-921 6 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Raman spectroelectrochemical studies and crystal structure of a binuclear copper(I) complex with a bridging diimine ligand

Gordon, K., AlObaidi, A. H. R., Jayaweera, P. M., McGarvey, J., Malone, J. & Bell, S., 1996, In : JOURNAL OF THE CHEMICAL SOCIETY-DALTON TRANSACTIONS. 1, p. 1591-1596 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quinoxalines
Anions
Charge transfer
Copper
Bond (masonry)
41 Citations (Scopus)

Resonance-Raman probing of the interaction between dipyridophenazine complexes of ruthenium(II) and DNA

Coates, C. G., Jacquet, L., McGarvey, J., Bell, S., AlObaidi, A. H. R. & Kelly, J. M., 1996, In : Chemical Communications. 1, p. 35-36 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ruthenium
Electron transitions
Excited states
Ground state
DNA
88 Citations (Scopus)
Effluent treatment
Photocatalysis
Semiconductor materials
effluent
redox potential
44 Citations (Scopus)

Structural and kinetic studies of spin crossover in an Iron(II) complex with a novel tripodal ligand

AlObaidi, A. H. R., Jensen, K. B., McGarvey, J., Toftlund, H., Jensen, B., Bell, S. & Carroll, J. G., 1996, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 35, p. 5055-5060 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

crossovers
Iron
Isomers
Ligands
iron
10 Citations (Scopus)

Suggested Binding Mechanism of the HIV-gp120 to its CD4 Receptor

Székely, Z., Kónya, Z., Becskei, A., Goldring, W., Perczel, A., Penke, B., Molnár, J., Michejda, C. F., Aszalós, A. & Csizmadia, I. G., 1996, In : Journal of Molecular Structure (THEOCHEM). 367, p. 159-186 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HIV Envelope Protein gp120
CD4 Antigens
human immunodeficiency virus
Static Electricity
Molecular recognition
15 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of a tri(organoplatinum) complex via the double directed lithiation of a mono(organoplatinum) precursor

James, S., Veldman, N., Spek, A. L. & VanKoten, G., 1996, In : Chemical Communications. 1996, p. 253-255 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amines
9 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of photo-oxidation on the sticking and reactivity of Ag on amorphous GeS2

Horton, JH., Hardacre, C., Baddeley, CJ., Moggridge, GD., Ormerod, RM. & Lambert, RM., 05 Feb 1996, In : Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 8, 6, p. 707-718 12 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

The removal of bromate from potable water using granular activated carbon

Mills, A., Belghazi, A., Rodman, D. & Hitchins, P., 1996, In : JOURNAL OF THE CHARTERED INSTITUTION OF WATER AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT. 10, p. 215-217 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Potable water
Activated carbon
activated carbon
drinking water
anion
30 Citations (Scopus)

Thin plastic film colorimetric sensors for carbon dioxide: Effect of plasticizer on response

Mills, A. & Monaf, L., 1996, In : Analyst. 121, p. 535-540 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plasticizers
Plastic films
Carbon Dioxide
Plastics
Carbon dioxide
6 Citations (Scopus)

Time-resolved resonance Raman scattering of triplet state anthracene in supercritical CO2

Hegarty, J. N. M., McGarvey, J., Bell, S. & AlObaidi, A. H. R., 1996, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry. 100, p. 15704-15707 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anthracene
resonance scattering
anthracene
atomic energy levels
Raman scattering

Time-resolved resonance Raman spectroscopy

Bell, S., 1996, In : Analyst. 121, p. R107-R120 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Raman Spectrum Analysis
Raman spectroscopy
Vibrational spectroscopy
Technology
Costs and Cost Analysis
98 Citations (Scopus)

Triterpenoids from Pulsatilla chinensis

Ye, WC., Ji, NN., Zhao, SX., Liu, JH., Ye, T., McKervey, MA. & Stevenson, P., Jun 1996, In : Phytochemistry. 42, 3, p. 799-802 4 p.

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Utilisation of High Sulphur Content Coals in Coal Blending for Cokmaking

Xiao, B., Liu, S., Xie, Z. & Zhao, L., 1996, In : Fuel & Chemical Processes. 5, p. 237-239

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

75 Citations (Scopus)
Ruthenium
ruthenium
Crystal structure
methylidyne
Ligands
1997
37 Citations (Scopus)

Ab initio diffusional potential energy surface for CO chemisorption on Pd{110} at high coverage: Coupled translation and rotation

Hu, P., King, DA., Crampin, S., Lee, MH. & Payne, MC., 15 Nov 1997, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 107, 19, p. 8103-8109 7 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

A dramatic shift from multiple to simple exchange in the cyclopentane/D-2 probe reaction on palladium catalysts

Fitzsimons, G., Hardacre, C., Patterson, WR., Rooney, JJ., Clarke, JKA., Smith, MR. & Ormerod, RM., 1997, In : Catalysis Letters. 45, 3-4, p. 187-191 5 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Alternating ring-opening metathesis copolymerization of bicyclo[2.2.1]hept-2-ene and cyclopentene

Al Samak, B., Carvill, A. G., Hamilton, J., Rooney, J. & Thompson, J., 1997, In : Chemical Communications. 21, p. 2057 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyclopentanes
Copolymerization
Catalysts
Ring opening polymerization
Phenol
2912 Citations (Scopus)

An overview of semiconductor photocatalysis

Mills, A. & LeHunte, S., 1997, In : Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry. 108, p. 1-35 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

79 Citations (Scopus)

A spectroscopic study of the chemistry and reactivity of SO2 on Pt{111}: Reactions with O-2, CO and C3H6

Wilson, K., Hardacre, C., Baddeley, CJ., Ludecke, J., Woodruff, DP. & Lambert, RM., 10 Feb 1997, In : Surface Science. 372, 1-3, p. 279-288 10 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Aza-annulation of enaminones with crotonyl chloride - Formal reversal of regioselectivity.

Murphy, JP., Hadden, M. & Stevenson, PJ., 25 Aug 1997, In : Tetrahedron. 53, 34, p. 11827-11834 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical influences on the luminescence of ruthenium diimine complexes and its response to oxygen

Mills, A. & Williams, F. C., 1997, In : Thin Solid Films. 306, p. 163-170 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ruthenium
ruthenium
Luminescence
luminescence
Oxygen
8 Citations (Scopus)
Testosterone Congeners
Clenbuterol
Nandrolone
Recovery
Growth
196 Citations (Scopus)

Controlling the response characteristics of luminescent porphyrin plastic film sensors for oxygen

Mills, A. & Lepre, A., 1997, In : Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 69, p. 4653-4659 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plastic films
Oxygen sensors
Porphyrins
Plastics
Palladium
68 Citations (Scopus)

Destruction of cyanobacterial toxins by semiconductor photocatalysis

Robertson, P. K. J., Lawton, L. A., Münch, B. & Rouzade, J., 1997, In : Chemical Communications. 4, p. 393-394 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photocatalysis
Photocatalysts
Titanium dioxide
Semiconductor materials
microcystin
12 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of 3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine analogues (''ecstasy'') by proton nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometry

Burns, DT., Lewis, RJ. & Stevenson, P., 10 Mar 1997, In : Analytica Chimica Acta. 339, 3, p. 259-263 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Citations (Scopus)
Palladium
Silicon
Benzene
Platinum
palladium
83 Citations (Scopus)

Fluorescence-based thin plastic film ion-pair sensors for oxygen

Mills, A. & Thomas, M., 1997, In : Analyst. 122, p. 63-68 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plasticizers
Plastic films
Polymethyl Methacrylate
Plastics
Polymers

Manufacture of High Quality Activated Carbons for Water Treatment

Xiao, B., Yao, Q., Zhang, Z., Wang, Y. & Wang, Y., 1997, In : Energy For Metallurgical Industry. 3, p. 23-26

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Citations (Scopus)

Metabolism of naphthalene, 1-naphthol, indene, and indole by Rhodococcus sp strain NCIMB 12038

Allen, C., Boyd, D., Larkin, M., Reid, K. A., Sharma, N. & Wilson, K., 1997, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 63, p. 151-155 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1-naphthol
Rhodococcus
naphthalene
indoles
metabolism
33 Citations (Scopus)

Novel pyridyl-stabilised rigid-rod organometallic polymers and their monomeric precursors

Adams, C. J., James, S. & Raithby, P. R., 1997, In : Chemical Communications. 1997, p. 2155-2156 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

X ray analysis
Organometallics
Organic solvents
Polymers
Ligands
103 Citations (Scopus)

On-line FTIR spectroscopic investigations of methanol oxidation in a direct methanol fuel cell

Lin, W-F., Wang, J-T. & Savinell, R. F., 01 Jun 1997, In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 144, 6, p. 1917-1922 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Direct methanol fuel cells (DMFC)
Methanol
Oxidation
Carbon Monoxide
Anodes
75 Citations (Scopus)

Optical Oxygen Sensors: Utilising the Luminescence of Platinum Metals Complexes

Mills, A., 1997, In : PLATINUM METALS REVIEW. 41, p. 115-127 13 p.

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77 Citations (Scopus)

Platinum bis-acetylide complexes with the 4,4'-dimethyl-2,2'-bipyridyl ligand

James, S., Younus, M., Raithby, P. R. & Lewis, J., 1997, In : Journal of organometallic chemistry. 543, p. 233-235 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2,2'-Dipyridyl
Platinum
platinum
reactivity
Ligands
46 Citations (Scopus)
114 Citations (Scopus)

Resonance Raman probing of the interaction between dipyridophenazine complexes of Ru(II) and DNA

Coates, C. G., Jacquet, L., McGarvey, J., Bell, S., AlObaidi, A. H. R. & Kelly, J. M., 1997, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 119, p. 7130-7136 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Excited states
DNA
Enantiomers
Raman Spectrum Analysis
Intercalation
6208 Citations (Scopus)

Signalling Recognition Events with Fluorescent Sensors and Switches

De Silva, A., Gunaratne, H., McCoy, C., Gunnlaugsson, T., Huxley, A. J. M., Rademacher, J. T. & Rice, T., 1997, In : Chemical Reviews. 97, p. 1515-1566

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