Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Dr. Mason's Publications

Patents

Trianionic Ligand Precursor Compounds and Uses Thereof in Constrained Geometry Catalysts.  Mason, M. R., U.S. Patent 8,524,846 B1, September 3, 2013.

 

Faculty Publications

Aluminum-Based Catalysis, M. R. Mason in The Lightest Metals:  Science and Technology from Lithium to Calcium, Hanusa, T., Editor; John Wiley and Sons:  New York, 2015.  (accepted)

Mono- and Bimetallic Aluminum Alkyl, Aryl, and Hydride Complexes of a Bulky Dipyrromethene Ligand.  Gianopoulos, C. G.; Kirschbaum, K.; Mason, M. R. Organometallics 2014, 33, 4503-4511.  (http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/om500730g)

Ion-Tagged Phosphines as Ligands for Suzuki Coupling of Aryl Halides in a Phosphonium Ionic Liquid.  Keith, A. J.; Kosik, S. D.; Tillekeratne, L. M. V.; Mason, M. R. Synlett 2014, 25, 977-982.

Synthesis and Calorimetric, Spectroscopic, and Structural Characterization of Isocyanide Complexes of Trialkylaluminum and Tri-tert-butylgallium.  Kingsley, N. B.; Kirschbaum, K.; Teprovich, J. A., Jr.; Flowers, R. A., II Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 2494-2502.  (PDF)

Planar, Three-Coordinate Boron Monohydrides Ligated by Bis(3-methylindolyl)methanes.  Song, B.; Kirschbaum, K.; Mason, M. R. Organometallics 2012, 31, 191-196.  (PDF)

Confirmation of Bridging N-Indolides in 3-Methylindole and Di- and Tri(3-methylindolyl)methane Complexes of Dimethyl-, Diethyl-, and Diisobutylaluminum.  Kingsley, N. B.; Kirschbaum, K.; Mason, M. R. Organometallics 2010, 29, 5927-5935.  (PDF)

Reaction of Carbon Monoxide with Tri-tert-butylgallium:  The First Example of CO Insertion into a Gallium-Carbon Bond.  Mason, M. R.; Song, B.; Han, Y.; Hu, X. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2008, 361, 3332-3337.

Analysis of the Hydroformylation Reaction over an Immobilized Catalyst in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide. Bektesevic, S.; Tack, T.; Mason, M. R.; Abraham, M. A. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2005, 44, 4973-4981.

Aluminum: Organometallic Chemistry. Mason, M. R. in Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry, Second Edition, King, B., Editor-in-Chief; Atwood, D. A., Section Editor; John Wiley and Sons: New York, 2005, Vol. 1, pp. 185-210.

Fortuitous Formation of [(LiCl)6{(Me2NCH2C8H5N)3P}2]: An Amine-Ligated Hexameric Lithium Chloride Aggregate. Mason, M. R.; Beckford, F. A.; Kirschbaum, K.; Gorecki, B. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2005, 8, 331-334.

Deprotonated Diindolylmethanes as Dianionic Analogues of Scorpionate Bis(pyrazolyl)borate Ligands: Representative Titanocene and Zirconocene Complexes. Mason, M. R.; Ogrin, D.; Fneich, B.; Barnard, T. S.; Kirschbaum, K. J. Organomet. Chem. 2005, 690, 157-162.

Remarkable, Room-Temperature Insertion of Carbon Monoxide into an Al-C Bond of Tri-tert-butylaluminum. Mason, M. R.; Song, B.; Kirschbaum, K. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 11812-11813. (PDF)

Titanium and Zirconium Amido Complexes Ligated by 2,2'-Di(3-methylindolyl)methanes:  Synthesis, Characterization, and Ethylene Polymerization Activity.  Mason, M. R.; Fneich, B. N.; Kirschbaum, K. Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42, 6592-6594. (PDF)

Hydroformylation of 1-Hexene in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide:  Characterization, Activity and Regioselectivity Studies.  Marteel, A. E.; Tack, T.; Bektesevic, S.; Davies, J. A.; Mason, M. R.; Abraham, M. A. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2003, 32, 5424-5431.

Supported Platinum/Tin Complexes as Catalysts for Hydroformylation of 1-Hexene in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide.  Marteel, A.; Davies, J. A.; Mason, M. R.; Tack, T.; Bektesevic, S.; Abraham, M. A. Catal. Commun. 2003, 4, 309-314.

Di- and Triindolylmethanes:  Versatile Ligands for Main Group and Transition Elements.  Mason, M. R. Chemtracts 2003, 16, 272-289.

Di- and Triindolylmethanes: Molecular Structures and Spectroscopic Characterization of Potentially Bidentate and Tridentate Ligands. Mason, M. R.; Barnard, T. S.; Segla, M. F.; Xie, B.; Kirschbaum, K.  J. Chem. Crystallogr. 2003, 33, 531-540.

Hydroformylation of 1-Hexene in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Using a Heterogeneous Rhodium Catalyst. 3. Evaluation of Solvent Effects. Hemminger, O.; Marteel, A.; Mason, M. R.; Davies, J. R.; Tadd, A. R.; Abraham, M. A. Green Chemistry 2002, 4, 507-512.

Hydroformylation of 1-Hexene in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Using a Heterogeneous Rhodium Catalyst. 1. Effect of Process Parameters. Tadd, A. R.; Marteel, A.; Mason, M. R.; Davies, J. A.; Abraham, M. A. J. Supercritical Fluids 2003, 25, 183-195.

Hydroformylation of 1-Hexene in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Using a Heterogeneous Rhodium Catalyst. 2. Evaluation of Reaction Kinetics. Tadd, A. R.; Marteel, A.; Mason, M. R.; Davies, J. A.; Abraham, M. A. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2002, 41, 4514-4522.             

Molecular Phosphates and Phosphonates of Aluminum and Gallium: Potential Applications in Materials Synthesis. Mason, M. R.; Matthews, R. M.; Perkins, A. M.; Ponomarova, V. in Group 13 Chemistry: From Fundamentals to Applications; Atwood, D.; Shapiro, P., Eds.; ACS Symposium Series No. 822; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2002. Chapter 13, pp 181-194.

Acac-Promoted Rearrangement of an Alkylaluminophosphonate Tetramer to a Decamer. Mason, M. R.; Perkins, A. M.; Ponomarova, V.; Vij, A. Organometallics 2001, 20, 4833-4839. (PDF)

Hindered Axial-Equatorial Carbonyl Exchange in an Fe(CO)4(PR3) Complex of a Rigid Bicyclic Phosphine. Barnard, T. S.; Mason M. R. Inorg. Chem. 2001, 40, 5001-5009. (PDF)

Synthesis, Structure and Coordination Chemistry of the Bicyclic p-Acid Phosphatri(3-methylindolyl)methane. Barnard, T. S.; Mason, M. R. Organometallics 2001, 20, 206-14. (PDF)

Synthesis and Characterization of Chelating Triamide Complexes of Bismuth and Antimony. Mason, M.R.; Phulpagar, S.S.; Mashuta, M.S.; Richardson,J.F. Inorg. Chem. 2000, 39, 3931-33. (PDF)

Alkylaluminophosphonate-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Homopolymerization of Epichlorohydrin and Propylene Oxide. Mason, M.R.; Perkins, A.M. J. Organomet. Chem. 2000, 599, 200-207

Synthesis and Characterization of Dimeric, Trimeric, and Tetrameric Gallophosphonates and Gallophosphates. Mason, M. R.; Perkins, A.M.; Matthews, R. M.; Fisher, J. D.; Mashuta, M. S.; Vij, A. Inorg.Chem. 1998, 37, 3734-3746. (PDF)

Molecular Phosphates, Phosphonates, Phosphinates, and Arsonates of the Group 13 Elements. Mason, M. R. J. Cluster Sci. 1998, 9,1-23.

Phenylarsonates of Aluminum and Gallium: Synthesis and Structural Characterization of [tBuAl(m3-O3AsPh)]4 and [tBu2Ga(m2-O2AsPh)]2O. Mason, M. R.; Matthews, R. M.; Mashuta, M. S.; Richardson, J. F.; Vij, A. Inorg. Chem. 1997, 36, 6476-6478. (PDF)

Cyclic and Cubic Organophosphonates of Gallium and Their Relationship to Structural Motifs in Gallophosphate Molecular Sieves. Mason, M. R.; Mashuta, M.S.; Richardson, J. F. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl. 1997, 36, 239-241.

Organic-Soluble Cyclic and Cage Alkylaluminophosphates: X-ray Crystal Structure of [(tBu)2Al(m2-O)2P(OSiMe3)2]2. Mason, M. R.; Matthews, R. M.; Mashuta, M. S.; Richardson, J. F. Inorg. Chem. 1996, 35, 5756-5757. (PDF)

 

Postdoctoral Publications

From Minerals to Materials: Synthesis of Alumoxanes from the Reaction of Boehmite with Carboxylic Acids. Landry, C. C.; Pappe, N.; Mason, M. R.; Apblett, A. W.; Tyler, A. N.; MacInnes, A. N.; Barron, A. R. J. Mater. Chem. 1995, 5, 331-341.

Tert-Butylaluminum Hydroxides and Oxides: Structural Relationship between Alkylalumoxanes and Alumina Gels. Harlan, C. J.; Mason, M.R.; Barron, A. R. Organometallics 1994, 13, 2957-2969.

Hydrolysis of Tri-tert-butylaluminum: The First Structural Characterization of Alkylalumoxanes [(R2Al)2O]n and (RAlO)n. Mason, M. R.; Smith, J. M.; Bott, S. G.; Barron, A. R. J. Am. Chem.Soc. 1993, 115, 4971-4984.

Sterically Crowded Aryloxide Compounds of Aluminum: Hydrides and Homoleptic Aryloxides. Healy, M. D.; Mason, M. R.; Gravelle, P.W.; Bott, S. G.; Barron, A. R. J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 1993, 441-454.

From Minerals to Materials: A Facile Synthetic Route to Preceramic Polymers for Aluminum Oxide. Apblett, A. W.; Landry, C. C.; Mason, M. R.; Barron, A. R. Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1992, 249, 75-80.

 

Graduate Publications

Fluoride-Induced Reduction of Palladium(II) and Platinum(II) Phosphine Complexes. Mason, M. R.; Verkade, J. G. Organometallics 1992, 11, 2212-2220.

Coordination Chemistry of a New Tetratertiary Phosphine Ligand. Mason, M. R.; Duff, C. M.; Miller, L. L.; Jacobson, R. A.; Verkade, J. G. Inorg. Chem. 1992, 31, 2746-2755.

Ligand Substitution Reactions in Group 6 Metal Carbonyl Complexes of a Novel Bicyclic Ditertiary Phosphine Ether. Mason, M. R.; Verkade, J. G. Organometallics 1992, 11, 1514-1520.

Unambiguous Demonstration of Vacant Site Inversion in a cis-P2M(CO)3 Intermediate. Mason, M. R.; Verkade, J. G. J. Am.Chem. Soc. 1991, 113, 6309-6310. 

Bidentate and Tridentate Coordination Modes of a Novel Bicyclic Ditertiary Phosphine Ether. Mason, M. R.; Su, Y.; Jacobson, R. A.; Verkade, J. G. Organometallics 1991, 10, 2335-2344.

Fluoride-Assisted Reduction of Palladium(II) Phosphine Complexes. Mason, M. R.; Verkade, J. G. Organometallics 1990, 9, 864-865.

 

Undergraduate Publications

Metallo-ligands Containing Terminal Oxygen Donors Bonded to a Manganese-Carbonyl Moiety. Mason, M. R.; Kang, D. X.; Cihon, I.; Kintz, A.; Blinn, E. L.; Tegen, M.; Treichel, P. M. J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 1987, 2599-2603.

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