Richard Douthwaite Group

Publications

65. Kumar, S: Durndella, LJ; Manayila, JC; Isaacs, MA; Parlett, CMA; Karthikeyana, S; Douthwaite, RE; Coulson, B; Wilson, K and Lee, AF. Delaminated CoAl-layered double hydroxide@TiO2 heterojunction nanocomposites for CO2 photocatalytic reduction. Particle and Particle Systems Characterisation. Accepted

 

64. Zhang, M; Mitchell, RW; Huang, H and Douthwaite, RE. Ordered multilayer films of hollow sphere aluminium-doped zinc oxide for photoelectrochemical solar energy conversion. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017, 5, 22913.

 

63. Unsworth, CA; Coulson, B; Chechik, V and Douthwaite RE. Aerobic oxidation of benzyl alcohols to benzaldehydes using monoclinic bismuth vanadate nanoparticles under visible light irradiation: photocatalysis selectivity and inhibition. Journal of Catalysis, 2017, 354C, 152-159.

 

62. Kumar, S.; Isaacs, MA; Trofimovaite, R; Durndell, L; Parlett, CMA; Douthwaite, RE; Coulson, B; Cockett, MCR; Wilson, K. and Lee, AF.  P25@CoAl layered double hydroxide heterojunction nanocomposites for CO2 photocatalytic reduction. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2017, 209, 394-404.

 

61. Qiao, S; Mitchell, RW; Coulson, B; Jowett, DV; Johnson, BRG; Brydson, R; Isaacs, M; Lee, AF and Douthwaite, RE. Pore confinement effects and stabilization of carbon nitride oligomers in macroporous silica for photocatalytic hydrogen production. Carbon, 2016, 106, 320-329.

 

60. Kumar, S; Parlett, CMA; Jowett, DV; Douthwaite, RE; Cockett, MR and Lee, AF. Facile synthesis of hierarchical Cu2O nanocubes as visible light photocatalysts. Appl. Catal. B. 2016, 189, 226-232.

 

59. Thatcher, RJ; Johnson, DG; Slattery, J and Douthwaite, RE. Structure of Amido-Pyridinium Betaines: Persistent Intermolecular C-H•••N Hydrogen Bonding in Solution. Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 3414-3421.

 

58. Mitchell, RW; Brydson, R and Douthwaite, RE. Enhancement of Hydrogen Production Using Photoactive Nanoparticles on a Photochemically Inert Photonic Macroporous Support. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015, 17, 493-499.

 

57. Chimpula, Y; Hyett, G; Simpson R, Mitchell, RW; Douthwaite, RE and Brydson, R. Synthesis and characterization of mixed phase anatase TiO2 and sodium-doped TiO2(B) thin films by low pressure chemical vapour deposition (LPCVD). RSC Advances, 2014, 4, 48507-48515.

 

56. Mitchell, RW; Brydson, R and Douthwaite, RE. Homogeneous coating of photonic macroporous oxides with inorganic nanocrystals. Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 4043-4046.

 

55. Sahin, C; VarliklI, C; Zafer, C; Shi, Q and Douthwaite, RE. A new 1H-pyridin-(2E)-ylidene ruthenium complex as sensitizer for a dye-sensitized solar cell J. Coord. Chem. 2013, 66, 1384-1395.

 

54. Tsang, M-Y; Pridmore, NE; Gillie, LJ; Chou, Y-H; Brydson, R and Douthwaite, RE. Enhanced Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation Using Polymorphic Macroporous TaON. Adv. Mater., 2012, 24, 3406-3409.

 

53. Thatcher, RJ; Johnson, DG; Slattery, J and Douthwaite, RE. Charged Behaviour from Neutral Ligands: Synthesis and Properties of N-Heterocyclic Pseudo-Amides. Chem. Eur. J., 2012, 18, 4329-4336.

 

52. Chou, Y-H; Hondow, NS; Thomas, CI; Mitchell, R; Brydson, R and Douthwaite, RE. Microwave Plasma Synthesis of Lanthanide Zirconates From Microwave Transparent Oxides. Dalton Trans, 2012, 41, 2472-2476.

 

51. Hondow, NS; Chou, Y-H; Sader, K; Douthwaite, RE and Brydson, R. Electron Microscopy of Cocatalyst Nanostructures on Semiconductor Photocatalysts. ChemCatChem, 2011, 3, 990–998.

 

50. Thatcher, RJ and Douthwaite, RE. β-Carboline, 9H-Pyrido[3,4-b]indole (Norharman), Acta Cryst., Sect. C, 2011, 67, o241-o243.

 

49. Hondow, NS; Chou, Y-H; Sader, K; Brydson, R and Douthwaite, RE. Semiconductor-Metal Composites: The Role of Ion Migration and Alloy Formation on the Stability of Core Shell Cocatalysts for Photoinduced Water Splitting. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2010, 114, 22758-22762.

 

48. Slattery, J; Thatcher RJ; Shi, Q and Douthwaite, RE. Comparison of donor properties of N-heterocyclic carbenes and 1H-pyridin-(2E)-ylidenes. Pure Appl. Chem., 2010, 82, 1663-1671.

 

47. Chou, Y-H; Morgan, AJ; Hondow, NS; Brydson, R and Douthwaite, RE. Microwave-Induced Plasma Heating and Synthesis: In Situ Temperature Measurement of Metal Oxides and Reactions to Form Ternary Oxides. Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 6062-6066.

 

46. Shi, Q; Thatcher, RJ; Slattery, J; Sauari, PS; Whitwood, AC; McGowan, PC and Douthwaite, RE. Synthesis, Coordination Chemistry and Bonding of Strong N-donor Ligands Incorporating the 1H-Pyridin-(2E)-ylidene (PYE) Motif. Chem. Eur., J., 2009, 15, 11346-11360.

 

45. Dyson, G; Frison, J-C; Whitwood, AC and Douthwaite RE. Synthesis of Rhodium(I) and Iridium(I) Complexes of Chiral N-Heterocyclic Carbenes and Their Application to Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation. Dalton Trans., 2009, 7141-7151.

 

44. Shkabko, A; Aguirre, MH;  Marozau, I; Lippert, T; Chou, Y-S; Douthwaite, RE and Weidenkaff A. Synthesis and transport properties of SrTiO3-xNy/SrTiO3-d layered structures produced by microwave-induced plasma nitridation, J. Phys. D: Appl, Phys., 2009, 42, 145202.

 

43. Simonovic, S; Whitwood, A. C.; Clegg, W.; Harrington, R. W.; Hursthouse, M. B.; Male, L. and Douthwaite R. E. Synthesis and catalytic application of copper(I) complexes of N-heterocyclic carbene – phenoxyimine/amine ligands: structures of mononuclear copper(II), mixed valence copper(I)/(II), and copper(II) cluster complexes. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2009, 1786-1795.

 
42. Simonovic, S.; Frison, J-C.; Koyuncu, H.; Whitwood, A. C. and Douthwaite R. E. Addition of N-Heterocyclic Carbenes to Imines: Phenoxide Assisted Deprotonation of an Imidazolium Moiety and Generation of Breslow Intermediates Derived from Imines. Org. Lett., 2009, 11, 245-247.

 

41. Kuiper, D. S.; Douthwaite, R. E.; Mayol, A.-R.; Wolczanski, P. T.; Lobkovsky, E. B.; Cundari, T. R.; Lam, O. P.; Meyer, K. Molybdenum and Tungsten Structural Differences are Dependent on ndz2/(n + 1)s Mixing: Comparisons of (silox)3MX/R (M = Mo, W; silox = tBu3SiO). Inorg. Chem., 2008, 17, 7139-7157.

 
40. Dyson, G; Frison, J-C; Simonovic, S; Whitwood, AC and Douthwaite RE. Synthesis and structural variation of iron, rhodium, palladium and silver complexes of a chiral N-heterocylic carbene-phenoxyimine hybrid ligand. Organometallics, 2008, 27, 281-288.

 
39. Houghton, J; Simonovic, S; Whitwood, AC; Douthwaite RE; Carabineiro, SA; Yuan, J-C; Marques, MM and Gomes, PT. Transition-metal complexes of phenoxy-imine ligands modified with pendant imidazolium salts: Synthesis, characterisation and testing as ethylene polymerisation catalysts. J. Organomet. Chem., 2008, 693, 717-724.

 

38. Houghton, J; Dyson, G; Douthwaite, RE; Whitwood, AC and Kariuki B. Structural variation, dynamics, and catalytic application of palladium(II) complexes of di-N-heterocyclic carbene-amine ligands. Dalton Trans., 2007, 3065-3073.

 
37. Douthwaite, RE. Microwave-induced plasma-promoted materials synthesis. Dalton Trans., 2007, 1002-1005.

 
36. Douthwaite, RE. Metal-mediated asymmetric alkylation using chiral N-heterocyclic carbenes derived from chiral amines. Coord. Chem. Rev., 2007. 702-716.

 

35. Douthwaite, RE; Hogben, T; Whitwood, A. Synthesis of a neutral metal-organic network solid [(MeIm)Ni(BDC)] (where MeIm = methylimidazole and BDC = 1, 4-benzenedicarboxylate) in an ionic liquid solvent 1-methyl-3-propylimidazolium bromide. CrystEngComm, 2006, 866-868.

 
34. Clews, P; Douthwaite, RE; Kariuki, BM; Moore, T; and Taboada M. Layered compounds incorporating 9, 9’-spirobifluorene: Hydrogen-bonded and metal-organic networks derived from 9, 9’-spirobifluorene-2, 2’, 7, 7’-tetracarboxylic acid. Crystal Growth & Design, 2006, 6, 1991-1994.

 
33. Brooks, DJ; Douthwaite, RE; Brydson, R; Calvert, C; Measures MG and Watson, A. Synthesis of inorganic fullerene (MS2, M = Zr, Hf and W) phases using H2S and N2/H2 microwave-induced plasmas. Nanotechnology, 2006, 17, 1245-1250.

 
32. Douthwaite, RE; Guillame, N and Whitwood, A. Synthesis and structures of metallocene complexes of iron(II) and ruthenium(II) derived from 9,9’-spirobifluorene. J. Organomet. Chem., 2006, 691, 711-716.

 

31. Brooks, DJ; Douthwaite, RE and Gillie LJ; Plasma promoted dielectric heating in the microwave assisted synthesis of spinels. Chem. Commun. 2005, 4857-4859.

 
30. Douthwaite, RE and Hodgson, R; Synthesis and asymmetric catalytic application of chiral imidazolium-phosphines derived from (1R, 2R)-trans diaminocyclohexane. J. Organomet. Chem.(special carbene issue). 2005, 690, 5822-5831.

 
29. Brooks, DJ; Brydson R and Douthwaite, RE. Microwave-Induced Plasma Assisted Synthesis of Ternary Titanate and Niobate Phases. Adv. Mater. 2005, 17, 2474-2477.

 
28. Douthwaite, RE; Taylor, A and Whitwood, A. A new polymorph and two inclusion complexes of 9,9’-spirobifluorene. Acta Cryst., Sec. C. 2005, C61, o328-o331

 

27. Douthwaite, RE. Microwaves in Chemical Synthesis. Chemistry Review. 2004, 14, 28-30.

 
26. Bonnet, LG; Douthwaite, RE; Hodgson, R; Houghton, J; Kariuki, BM and Simonovic, S. Synthesis, structure and reactivity of palladium(II) complexes of chiral N-heterocyclic carbene-imine and -amine hybrid ligands. Dalton Trans. 2004, 3528-3535.

 
25. Brooks, DJ and Douthwaite, RE. Microwave-induced plasma reactor based on a domestic microwave oven for bulk solid state chemistry. Rev. Sci. Instrum. 2004, 75, 5277-5279.

 
24. Douthwaite, RE; Houghton J and Kariuki, BM. The synthesis of a di-N-heterocyclic carbene- amido complex of palladium(II). Chem. Commun. 2004, 698-699.

 
23. Douthwaite RE. Catalysis and Organometallic Chemistry of Monometallic Species. Ann. Rep. Prog. Chem. Sec. A. 2004, 100, 385-406.

 

22. Bonnet, LG; Douthwaite, RE and Hodgson R. Synthesis of Constrained Geometry Chiral Di-N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands and Their Silver(I) and Palladium(II) Complexes. Organometallics. 2003, 22, 4384-4386.

 
21. Bonnet, LG; Douthwaite RE and Kariuki, BM.  Synthesis of New Chiral N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Imine Ligands and their Application to an Asymmetric Allylic Alkylation Reaction. Organometallics. 2003, 22, 4187-4189.

 
20. Douthwaite RE. Catalysis and Organometallic Chemistry of Monometallic SpeciesAnn. Rep. Prog. Chem. Sec. A 2003, 99, 349-368.

 

19. Douthwaite, RE; Gomes, PT; Green, MLH and Silcock, PJ. Cationic and Neutral Palladium(II) Methyl Complexes of di-N-Heterocyclic Carbenes. Dalton Trans. 2002, 1386-1390.

 

18. Vaid, TP; Sydora, OL; Douthwaite, RE; Wolczanski, PT and Lobkovsky, EB. Hydrogen bonds between polyphenol (p-HOC6H4O)6W and bipyridines: (4,4’ -bipy·HOC6H4O)6W and 3-D networks [{4,4’-(NC5H4)2(CH2CH2)}n {(HOC6H4O)6W}]¥ (n = 2, 3). Chem. Commun. 2001, 1300-1301.

 
17. Douthwaite, RE; Gomes, PT; Green, MLH and Silcock, PJ. Nickel(II) cis- and trans- Dimethyl Complexes of di-N-Heterocyclic Carbenes. Organometallics. 2001, 20, 2611-2615.

 

16. Humphries, MJ; Douthwaite, RE and Green, MLH.  Synthesis and reactions of (tert-butylimido)bis(h-cyclopentadienyl)niobium cations: NMR evidence for d0 olefin cations [Nb{(h-C5H5)2}(NtBu)(h-C2H4)][B(C6F5)4] and [Nb{(h-C5H4)CMe2(h-C5H4)}(NtBu)(h-C2H3Me)] [B(C6F5)4]. J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 2000, 4555-4562.

 
15. Humphries, MJ; Douthwaite, RE; Green, MLH and Rees LH. Niobium-h-cyclopentadienyl compounds with imido and amido ligands derived from 2,6-dimethylaniline. J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 2000, 2952-2959.

 
14. Douthwaite, RE. Synthesis, crystal structure and reactivity of the new dihydroborate (Et2O)LiBH2(C6F5)2. Polyhedron, 2000, 19, 1579-1583.

 

13. Douthwaite, RE; Haüßinger, D; Green, MLH; Silcock, PJ; Gomes, PT; Martins, AM; and Danopoulos, AA. Cationic nickel (II) complexes of chelating N – heterocyclic carbenes. Organometallics, 1999, 18, 4584-4590.

 

12. Douthwaite, RE; Wolczanski, PT and Merschrod, E. [(silox)2ReO]2 (silox – tBu3SiO) Contains a Re – Re Triple Bond and Terminal Oxo Ligands. J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1998, 2591-2592.

 

11. Dishington, AP; Douthwaite, RE; Mortlock, A; Muccioli, AB and Simpkins, NS. Episulfone Substitution and Ring – Opening Reactions Via a - Sulfonyl Carbanion Intermediates J. Chem. Soc. Perkin Trans. I, 1997, 323-337.

 

10. Douthwaite, RE; Green, MA; Green, MLH and Rosseinsky, MJ. Synthesis, Reactivity, Structure and Electronic Properties of [N(CH3)4]C60.1.5.thf – Fullerides with Simple Hexagonal Packing. J.Mater. Chem. 1996, 6, 1913-1920.

 
9. Douthwaite, RE; Green, MLH and Rosseinsky, MJ. Rapid Synthesis of Alkali – Metal Fullerides Using a Microwave – Induced Argon Plasma. Chem. Mater. 1996, 8, 394-400.

 

8. Douthwaite, RE; Green, MLH and Rosseinsky, MJ.  Rapid Synthesis of Phase Pure K3C60 Using a Microwave – Induced Argon Plasma. J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1994, 2027-2028.

 
7. Bidell, W; Douthwaite, RE; Green, MLH; Stephens, AHH and Turner, JFC. A Diels – Alder Adduct of C60 Containing Hydroxyquinone Functionalities. J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1994, 1641-1642.

 
6. Douthwaite, RE; Green, MLH; Heyes, SJ; Rosseinsky, MJ and Turner, JFC. Synthesis and Characterisation of the Inclusion Complex ((P4)2)C60. J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1994, 1367-1368.


5. Claridge, JB; Douthwaite, RE; Green, MLH; Lago, RM; Tsang, SC and York, APE. Studies on a New Catalyst for the Hydroformylation of Alkenes Using C60 as a Ligand. J. Mol. Cat. 1994, 89, 113-120.

 
4. Douthwaite, RE; Brough, AR and Green, MLH. Synthesis and Characterisation of NaC60.5thf. J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1994, 267-268.

 

3. Compton, RG; Spakman, RA; Riley, DJ; Wellington, RG; Eklund, JC; Fischer, AC; Green, MLH; Douthwaite, RE; Stephens, AHH and Turner, JFC. Voltammetry at C60 Modified Electrodes. J. Electroanal. Chem. 1993, 344, 235-247.


2. Douthwaite, R.E; Green, MLH; Stephens, AHH and Turner, JFC.  Transition Metal – Carbonyl, Metal – Hydrido and Metal - h - Cyclopentadienyl Derivatives of the Fullerene C60. J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1993, 1522-1523.

 

1. Harris, PJF; Douthwaite, RE; Stephens, AHH and Turner, JFC. The Structure and Growth of C60 platelets. Chem. Phys. Lett., 1992, 199, 631-634.