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- Homogeneous Catalysis - Selective Oxidation Reactions - Discovery and Mechanistic Studies of Catalytic Reactions - Continuous Flow Processes for Catalytic Reactions

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Research Output 2001 2017

2017
5 Citations (Scopus)

Cationic Palladium(II) Complexes for Catalytic Wacker-Type Oxidation of Styrenes to Ketones Using O2 as the Sole Oxidant

Chai, H., Cao, Q., Dornan, L. M., Hughes, N. L., Brown, C. L., Nockemann, P., Li, J. & Muldoon, M. J., 20 Dec 2017, In : European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 2017, 47, p. 5604-5608 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Styrenes
Palladium
Ketones
Oxidants
Acetophenones
12 Citations (Scopus)
240 Downloads (Pure)

Mechanism of Catalytic Oxidation of Styrenes with Hydrogen Peroxide in the Presence of Cationic Palladium(II) Complexes

Walker, K., Dornan, L., Zare, R., Waymouth, R. & Muldoon, M., 29 Aug 2017, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Styrenes
Catalytic oxidation
Palladium
Hydrogen peroxide
Hydrogen Peroxide
8 Citations (Scopus)
156 Downloads (Pure)

Palladium(II)-Catalysed Aminocarbonylation of Terminal Alkynes for the Synthesis of 2-Ynamides: Addressing the Challenges of Solvents and Gas Mixtures

Hughes, N., Brown, C. L., Irwin, A. A., Cao, Q. & Muldoon, M. J., 23 Jan 2017, In : CHEMSUSCHEM. 10, 4, p. 675-680 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Alkynes
palladium
Palladium
Gas mixtures
catalyst
6 Citations (Scopus)

Using chiral ionic liquid additives to enhance asymmetric induction in a Diels–Alder reaction

Goodrich, P., Gunaratne, H. Q. N., Hall, L., Wang, Y., Jin, L., Muldoon, M., Ribeiro, A. P. C., Pombeiro, A. J. L., Pârvulescu, V. I., Davey, P. & Hardacre, C., 07 Feb 2017, In : Dalton Transactions. 46, 5, p. 1704-1713 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Catalysts
Enantioselectivity
Cyclopentanes
Biological Products
2016
9 Citations (Scopus)
144 Downloads (Pure)

Synthesis of 2-Alkynoates by Palladium(II)-Catalyzed Oxidative Carbonylation of Terminal Alkynes and Alcohols

Cao, Q., Hughes, N. L. & Muldoon, M. J., Aug 2016, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 22, 34, p. 11982–11985

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Carbonylation
Alkynes
Palladium
Alcohols
Catalysts
2015
17 Citations (Scopus)

A Highly Efficient Palladium(II)/Polyoxometalate Catalyst System for Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols

Dornan, L. M. & Muldoon, M. J., 2015, In : CATALYSIS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY. 5, 3, p. 1428-1432 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palladium
Acetates
Alcohols
Oxidation
Catalysts
24 Citations (Scopus)
202 Downloads (Pure)

Cationic palladium(II) complexes as catalysts for the oxidation of terminal olefins to methyl ketones using hydrogen peroxide.

Cao, Q., Bailie, D. S., Fu, R. & Muldoon, M. J., May 2015, In : Green Chemistry. 17, p. 2750-2757 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
palladium
Palladium
Alkenes
ketone
Ketones
4 Citations (Scopus)

Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidative Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Ortholactones

Baddeley, K. L., Cao, Q., Muldoon, M. J. & Cook, M. J., 18 May 2015, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 21, 21, p. 7726-7730 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palladium
Functional groups
5 Citations (Scopus)

Selective Palladium-Catalysed Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols

Durndell, L. J., Lee, A. F., Bailie, D. S. & Muldoon, M. J., 2015, Transition Metal Catalysis in Aerobic Alcohol Oxidation. Cardona, F. & Parmeggiani, C. (eds.). Royal Society of Chemistry, p. 92-132 Chapter 4. (RSC Green Chemistry; vol. 28).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Palladium
Alcohols
Oxidation
Catalysts
Ligands
2014
209 Citations (Scopus)
624 Downloads (Pure)

Aerobic oxidation catalysis with stable radicals

Cao, Q., Dornan, L. M., Rogan, L., Hughes, N. L. & Muldoon, M. J., 2014, In : Chemical Communications. 50, p. 4524-4543 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Catalysis
Oxidation
Molecular oxygen
Oxidants
nitroxyl
31 Citations (Scopus)
216 Downloads (Pure)

An efficient Cu(II)-bis(oxazoline)-based polymer immobilised ionic liquid phase catalyst for asymmetric carbon–carbon bond formation

Doherty, S., Knight, J. G., Ellison, J. R., Goodrich, P., Hall, L., Hardacre, C., Muldoon, M. J., Park, S., Ribeiro, A., Nieto de Castro, C. A., Lourenço, M. J. & Davey, P., 01 Mar 2014, In : Green Chemistry. 16, 3, p. 1470-1479 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
3 Citations (Scopus)

Catalysis in Ionic Liquid-Supercritical CO2 Systems

Muldoon, M. J., 24 Mar 2014, Catalysis in Ionic Liquids: From Catalyst Synthesis to Application . Hardacre, C. & Parvulescu, V. (eds.). Royal Society of Chemistry, Vol. 2014-January. p. 309-344 37 p. (RSC Catalysis Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
Catalysis
Catalysts
Organometallics
28 Citations (Scopus)

Copper(I)/ketoABNO Catalysed Aerobic Alcohol Oxidation

Rogan, L., Hughes, N., Cao, Q., Dornan, L. & Muldoon, M., 17 Mar 2014, In : Catalysis, Science & technology. 4, p. 1720-1725

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Copper
Alcohols
Oxidation
Catalysts
Gases
16 Citations (Scopus)

N,O-Ligated Pd(II) Complexes for Catalytic Alcohol Oxidation

Dornan, L. M., Clendenning, G. M. A., Pitak, M. B., Coles, S. J. & Muldoon, M. J., 2014, In : Catalysis, Science & technology. 8, p. 2526-2534 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxyquinoline
Alcohols
Sulfonic Acids
Oxidation
Acids

Sustainable Oxidations for Synthesis

Muldoon, M., Aug 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2013

Copper/TEMPO Catalysed Oxidative Nitrile Formation from Aldehydes and Alcohols

Cook, M., Muldoon, M., Dornan, L. & Cao, Q., 27 Mar 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

95 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Copper/TEMPO catalysed synthesis of nitriles from aldehydes or alcohols using aqueous ammonia and with air as the oxidant†‡

Dornan, L. M., Cao, Q., Flanagan, J. C. A., Crawford, J. J., Cook, M. J. & Muldoon, M. J., 2013, In : Chemical Communications. 49, 54, p. 6030-6032 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitriles
Aldehydes
Oxidants
Ammonia
Copper
2012
9 Citations (Scopus)

Crystal engineering with ionic liquids

Muldoon, M. J., Nockemann, P. & Lagunas, M. C., 07 Aug 2012, In : CrystEngComm. 14, 15, p. 4873-4873 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

37 Citations (Scopus)

The synthesis of N-heterocycles via copper/TEMPO catalysed aerobic oxidation of amino alcohols

Flanagan, J. C. A., Dornan, L. M., McLaughlin, M. G., McCreanor, N. G., Cook, M. J. & Muldoon, M. J., 01 May 2012, In : Green Chemistry. 14, 5, p. 1281-1283 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amino alcohols
Amino Alcohols
Copper
alcohol
Quinolines
2011
5 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of ionic liquids on the crystalline structure of nanocolloids

Chen, S., Muldoon, M., Anderson, K. & Andre, P., 21 May 2011, In : CrystEngComm. 13, 10, p. 3330-3333 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
crystallinity
communication
Crystalline materials
2010

Aerobic Oxidation Catalysis

Muldoon, M., 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

40 Citations (Scopus)

Anionic N,O-ligated Pd(II) complexes: highly active catalysts for alcohol oxidation.

Bailie, D., Clendinning, G., McNamee, L. & Muldoon, M., 14 Oct 2010, In : Chemical Communications. 46, 38, p. 7238-7240 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alcohols
Ligands
Oxidation
Catalysts
47 Citations (Scopus)

Continuous flow hydroformylation using supported ionic liquid phase catalysts with carbon dioxide as a carrier.

Hintermair, U., Gong, Z., Serbanovic, A., Muldoon, M., Santini, C. & Cole-Hamilton, D., 28 Sep 2010, In : Dalton Transactions. 39, 36, p. 8501-8510 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroformylation
Ionic Liquids
Carbon Dioxide
Catalysts
Reaction rates
46 Citations (Scopus)
11 Citations (Scopus)

Notes on the Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Methyl Acetoacetate in Neoteric Solvents

Floris, T., Kluson, P., Muldoon, M. & Pelantova, H., Feb 2010, In : Catalysis Letters. 134, 3-4, p. 279-287 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogenation
Methanol
Carbon Monoxide
Imides
Ionic Liquids
2008

Palladium Oxidation Catlysis

Muldoon, M., 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2007
527 Citations (Scopus)

Improving carbon dioxide solubility in ionic liquids

Muldoon, M., Aki, S. N. V. K., Anderson, J. L., Dixon, J. K. & Brennecke, J., 02 Apr 2007, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 111 (30), 30, p. 9001-9009 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)

Solventless continuous flow homogeneous hydroformylation of 1-octene

Frisch, A. C., Webb, P. B., Zhao, G., Muldoon, M., Pogorzelec, P. J. & Cole-Hamilton, D. J., 2007, In : Dalton Transactions. 1, 47, p. 5531-5538 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydroformylation
Rhodium
Carbon Monoxide
Catalysts
phosphine
83 Citations (Scopus)

Supported ionic liquid phase catalysis with supercritical flow

Muldoon, M., Hintermair, U., Zhao, G., Santini, C. C. & Cole-Hamilton, D., Jan 2007, In : Chemical Communications. 2007, 14, p. 1462-1464 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synthesis of Ionic Liquids

Muldoon, M., 2007, Ionic Liquids in Synthesis 2nd Edition. Wassercheid, P. & Welton, T. (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell, p. 7-24 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2006
127 Citations (Scopus)

Liquid phase behavior of ionic liquids with alcohols: Experimental studies and modeling

Crosthwaite, J. M., Muldoon, M., Aki, S. N. V. K., Maginn, E. J. & Brennecke, J. F., 11 May 2006, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 110, 18, p. 9354-9361 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Phase behavior
Ionic liquids
liquid phases
alcohols
2005
527 Citations (Scopus)

Phase transition and decomposition temperatures, heat capacities and viscosities of pyridinium ionic liquids

Crosthwaite, J. M., Muldoon, M., Dixon, J. K., Anderson, J. L. & Brennecke, J. F., Jun 2005, In : The Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics. 37, 6, p. 559-568 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
Specific heat
Salts
Phase transitions
2004
76 Citations (Scopus)

Solvent strength of ionic liquid/CO2 mixtures

Fredlake, C. P., Muldoon, M., Aki, S. N. V. K., Welton, T. & Brennecke, J. F., 07 Jul 2004, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 6, 13, p. 3280-3285 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
liquids
Hydrogen bonds
carbon dioxide concentration
hydrogen bonds
84 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of gel-type polymer beads from ionic liquid monomers

Muldoon, M. & Gordon, C. M., 01 May 2004, In : Journal of Polymer Science A. 42 (15), 15, p. 3865-3869 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2003
12 Citations (Scopus)

Diffusion-Controlled Reactions in Room Temperature Ionic Liquids

Gordon, C., McLean, A., Muldoon, M. & Dunkin, I., 2003, Ionic Liquids as Green Solvents. Rogers, R. & Seddon, K. (eds.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2002
110 Citations (Scopus)

Bimolecular rate constants for diffusion in ionic liquids

McLean, A. J., Muldoon, M., Gordon, C. M. & Dunkin, I. R., 2002, In : Chemical Communications. 1, 17, p. 1880-1881 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
Rate constants
Temperature
11 Citations (Scopus)

Photochemistry in Ionic Liquids

Gordon, C., McLean, A., Muldoon, M. & Dunkin, I., 2002, Ionic Liquids. R. R. & Seddon, K. (eds.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2001
52 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrogen abstraction from ionic liquids by benzophenone triplet excited states

Muldoon, M., McLean, A. J., Gordon, C. M. & Dunkin, I. R., 21 Nov 2001, In : Chemical Communications. 1, 22, p. 2364-2365 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
Excited states
Hydrogen
Activation energy
412 Citations (Scopus)

Investigations of solvent-solute interactions in room temperature ionic liquids using solvatochromic dyes

Muldoon, M., Gordon, C. M. & Dunkin, I. R., Mar 2001, In : Journal of the Chemical Society- Perkin Transactions 2. 2, 4, p. 433-435 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Ionic liquids: polar, but weakly coordinating solvents for the first biphasic oligomerisation of ethene to higher alpha-olefins with cationic Ni complexes (vol 17, pg 1523, 2001)

Wasserscheid, P., Gordon, C. M., Hilgers, C., Muldoon, M. & Dunkin, I. R., 2001, In : Chemical Communications. 1, p. 1700-1700 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle