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Academic History

Position  
2015 - now Professor and Head of Inorganic Chemistry and Co-Director of the Centre for Radiochemistry Research, The University of Manchester.
2013 - 2015 Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, The University of Nottingham.
2010 - 2013 Associate Professor and Reader in Inorganic Chemistry, The University of Nottingham.
2007 - 2010: Proleptic Lecturship in Inorganic Chemistry, The University of Nottingham.
2007 - 2007: Fixed Term Lectureship in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, The University of Nottingham.
2004 - 2007: Research Fellow, The University of Nottingham (with Dr P. L. Arnold).
2001 - 2003: Wilfred Hall Research Fellow, Newcastle University (hosted in laboratory of Dr K. Izod).
2000 - 2001: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Edinburgh University (with Dr P. J. Bailey).
1997 - 2000: PhD student, Inorganic Chemistry, Newcastle University (with Prof. W. Clegg).
1993 - 1997: Undergraduate honours student, Chemistry with Applied Chemistry, Newcastle University.
   
Fellowships  
2015 - 2020: EPSRC Established Career Fellow.
2007 - 2015: Royal Society University Research Fellow.
2001 - 2003 Wilfred Hall Research Fellow.

Honours and Distinctions

2018: Editorial Board Member of Trends in Chemistry.
2017: Executive producer of CAMERA YouTube project.
2016: Elected Category 3 member of Senate (2016-2019).
2015: Head of Inorganic Chemistry, School of Chemistry, The University of Manchester.
2015: Co-Director of the Centre for Radiochemical Research, The University of Manchester.
2015: EPSRC Established Career Fellowship (2015-2020).
2015: RSC Corday-Morgan Prize for contributions to uranium and thorium chemistry.
2014: 41st ICCC Rising Star Speaker Award.
2014: Subject of Author Highlight in Angewandte Chemie.
2014: ERC Consolidator Grant (2014-2019).
2013: Advisor to Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.
2013: National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement Ambassadorship.
2013: Editorial Board Member of Inorganics (2013-2019).
2012: Vice-President to the executive committee of the European Rare Earth and Actinide Society (2012-now).
2012: Board of Editors for Philosophical Transactions A of the Royal Society (2013-2018).
2011: Chair of COST Action CM1006 EUFEN: European f-Element Network.
2011: Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
2011: RSC Sir Edward Frankland Fellowship award for contributions to f-element chemistry.
2011: RSC Bill Newton award for contributions to radiochemistry.
2010: One of 10 young scientists featured in the Sunday Times Magazine (21/11/10) highlighting UK science and scientists.
2009: ERC Starting Independent Researcher Grant (2009-2014).
2008: One of the team winning the 2008 IChemE Petronas award for excellence in education and training (Periodic Videos).
2007: Royal Society University Research Fellowship (2007-2015).
2001: Wilfred Hall Fellowship (2001-2004).

Industrial Experience

1995-1996: ICI Performance Chemicals, Wilton, Teeside.

Professional Membership

RSC: Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
ACS: Associate member of the American Chemical Society.

 

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Publications

Papers

  1. Photolytic and Reductive Activations of 2-Arsaethynolate in a Uranium-Triamidoamine Complex: Decarbonylation Arsenic Group-Transfer and Trapping of a Highly Bent and Reduced Form
    R. Magnall, G. Balázs, E. Lu, M. Kern, J. van Slageren, F. Tuna, A. J. Wooles, M. Scheer, and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Eur. J., 2019, 25, 14246-14252.

  2. Preparation of Heterobimetallic Ketimido-Actinide-Molybdenum Complexes
    A. J. Ayres, A. J. Wooles, M. Zegke, F. Tuna, and S. T. Liddle, Inorg. Chem., 2019, 58, 13077-13089.

  3. Thorium-Nitrogen Multiple Bonds Provide Evidence for Pushing-from-Below for Early Actinides
    J. Du, C. Alvarez-Lamsfus,. E. P. Wildman, A. J. Wooles, L. Maron, and S. T. Liddle, Nat. Commun., 2019, 10, DOI:10.1038/s41467-019-12206-5.

  4. Back-bonding between an electron-poor, high-oxidation-state metal and poor π-acceptor ligand in a uranium(V)–dinitrogen complex
    E. Lu, B. E. Atkinson, A. J. Wooles, J. T. Boronski, L. R. Doyle, F. Tuna, J. D. Cryer, P. J. Cobb, I. J. Vitorica-Yrezabal, G. F. S. Whitehead, N. Kaltsoyannis, and S. T. Liddle, Nat. Chem., 2019, 11, 806-811.

  5. Prediction of High Bond-Order Metal-Metal Multiple Bonds in Heterobimetallic 3d-4f/5f/ Complexes [TM-M{N(o-[NCH2P(CH3)2]C6H4)3}] (TM = Cr, Mn, Fe; M = U, Np, Pu, and Nd)
    S. -X. Hu, E. Lu, and S. T. Liddle, Dalton Trans., 2019, 48, 12867-12879.

  6. Trapping of a Highly Bent and Reduced Form of 2-Phosphaethynolate in a Mixed-Valence Diuranium-Triamidoamine Complex
    R. Magnall, G. Balázs, E. Lu, F. Tuna, A. J. Wooles, M. Scheer, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 10215-10219.

  7. Studies of Hysteresis and Quantum Tunnelling of the Magnetisation in Dysprosium(III) Single Molecule Magnets
    F. Ortu, D. Reta, Y. -S. Ding, C. A. P. Goodwin, M. P. Gregson, E. J. L. McInnes, R. E. P. Winpenny, Y. -Z. Zheng, S. T. Liddle, D. P. Mills, and N. F. Chilton, Dalton Trans., 2019, 48, 8541-8545.

  8. Bimetallic Cooperative Cleavage of Dinitrogen to Nitride and Tandem Frustrated Lewis Pair Hydrogenation to Ammonia
    L. R. Doyle, A. J. Wooles, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 6674-6677.

  9. Thorium- and Uranium-Azide Reductions: A Transient Dithorium-Nitride Versus Isolable Diuranium-Nitrides
    J. Du, D. M. King, L. Chatelain, E. Lu, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, A. J. Wooles, L. Maron, and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Sci., 2019, 10, 3738-3745 (Published as a Chemical Science Hot Article of 2019, as recommended by referees.).

  10. Emergence of the Structure-Directing Role of f-Orbital Overlap-Driven Covalency
    E. Lu, S. Sajjad, V. E. J. Berryman, A. J. Wooles, N. Kaltsoyannis, and S. T. Liddle, Nat. Commun., 2019, 10, DOI:10.1038/s41467-019-08553-y.

  11. Actinide-transition metal bonding in heterobimetallic uranium- and thorium-molybdenum paddlewheel complexes
    A. J. Ayres, M. Zegke, J. P. A. Ostrowski, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, A. J. Wooles, and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 13515-13518.

  12. Uranyl-tri-bis(silyl)amide Alkali Metal Contact and Separated Ion Pair Complexes
    P. J. Cobb, D. J. Moulding, F. Ortu, S. Randall, A. J. Wooles, L. S. Natrajan, and S. T. Liddle, Inorg. Chem., 2018, 57, 6571-6583.

  13. Uranium(III)-Carbon Multiple Bonding Supported by Arene d-Bonding in Mixed-Valence Hexauranium Nanometre-Scale Rings
    A. J. Wooles, D. P. Mills, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, G. T. W. Law, A. J. Fuller, F. Kremer, M. Ridgway, W. Lewis, L. Gagliardi, B. Vlaisavljevich, and S. T. Liddle, Nat. Commun., 2018, 9, DOI:10.1038/s41467-018-04560-7.

  14. A Very Short Uranium(IV)-Rhodium(I) Bond with Net Double-Dative Bonding Character
    E. Lu, A. J. Wooles, M. Gregson, P. J. Cobb, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 6587-6591.

  15. Catalytic Dinitrogen Reduction to Ammonia at a Triamidoamine-Titanium Complex
    L. R. Doyle, A. J. Wooles, L. C. Jenkins, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 6314-6318.

  16. Silyl-Phosphino-Carbene Complexes of Uranium(IV)
    E. Lu, J. T. Boronski, M. Gregson, A. J. Wooles, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 5506-5511.

  17. Thorium(IV) alkyl synthesis from a thorium(III) cyclopentadienyl complex and an N-heterocyclic olefin
    J. Liu, J. A. Seed, A. Formanuik, F. Ortu, A. J. Wooles, D. P. Mills, and S. T. Liddle, J. Organomet. Chem., 2018, 857, 75-79 (Special Issue: Recent advances in the organometallic chemistry of the lanthanides and actinides, dedicated to Professor William Evans).

  18. Actinide-Pnictide (An-Pn) Bonds Spanning Non-Metal, Metalloid, and Metal Combinations (An = U, Th; Pn = P, As, Sb, Bi)
    T. M. Rookes, E. P. Wildman, G. Balázs, B. M. Gardner, A. J. Wooles, M. Gregson, F. Tuna, M. Scheer, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 1332-1336.

  19. Yttrium Methanide and Methanediide Bis(silyl)amide Complexes
    F. Ortu, M. Gregson, A. J. Wooles, D. P. Mills, and S. T. Liddle, Organometallics, 2017, 36, 4584-4590 (Organometallic Actinide and Lanthanide Chemistry Special Issue).

  20. Evidence for Single-Metal Two-Electron Oxidative Addition and Reductive Elimination at Uranium
    B. M. Gardner, C. E. Kefalidis, E. Lu, D. Patel, E. J. L. McInnes, F. Tuna, A. J. Wooles, L. Maron, and S. T. Liddle, Nat. Commun., 2017, 8, s41467-017-01363-0.

  21. Rare Earth- and Uranium-Mesoionic Carbenes: A New Class of f-Block Carbene Complex Derived from an N-Heterocyclic Olefin
    J. A. Seed, M. Gregson, F. Tuna, N. F. Chilton, A. J. Wooles, E. J. L. McInnes, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 11534-11538.

  22. Assessing Crystal Field and Magnetic Interactions in Diuranium-µ-Chalcogenide Triamidoamine Complexes With UIV-E-UIV Cores (E = S, Se, Te): Implications for Determining the Presence or Absence of Actinide-Actinide Magnetic Exchange
    B. M. Gardner, D. M. King, F. Tuna, A. J. Wooles, N. F. Chilton, and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 6207-6217.

  23. Crystalline Diuranium-Phosphinidiide and -µ-Phosphido Complexes with Symmetric and Asymmetric UPU Cores
    T. M. Rookes, B. M. Gardner, G. Balázs, M. Gregson, F. Tuna, A. J. Wooles, M. Scheer, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 10495-10500.

  24. Terminal Parent Phosphanide and Phosphinidene Complexes of Zirconium(IV)
    H. Stafford, T. M. Rookes, E. P. Wildman, G. Balázs, A. J. Wooles, M. Scheer, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 7669-7673.

  25. Triamidoamine Thorium-Arsenic Complexes with Parent Arsenide, Arsinidiide and Arsenido Structural Motifs
    E. P. Wildman, G. Balázs, A. J. Wooles, M. Scheer, and S. T. Liddle, Nat. Commun., 2017, 8, 14769.

  26. Uranium-Halide and -Azide Derivatives of the Sterically Demanding Triamidoamine Ligand TrenTPS [TrenTPS = {N(CH2CH2NSiPh3)3}3-]
    E. P. Wildman, J. P. A. Ostrowski, D. M. King, W. Lewis, and S. T. Liddle, Polyhedron, 2017, 125, 2-8 (Tridentate and Tetradentate Tripodal Ligands Special Issue).

  27. Terminal Uranium(V/VI)-Nitride Activation of Carbon Dioxide and Carbon Disulfide: Factors Governing Diverse and Well-Defined Cleavage and Redox Reactions
    P. A. Cleaves, C. E. Kefalidis, B. M. Gardner, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, W. Lewis, L. Maron, and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Eur. J., 2017, 23, 2950-2959 (Hot Paper).

  28. The inverse-trans-influence in tetravalent lanthanide and actinide bis(carbene) complexes
    M. Gregson, E. Lu, D. P. Mills, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, C. Hennig, A. C. Scheinost, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, A. Kerridge, and S. T. Liddle, Nat. Commun., 2017, 8, 14137.

  29. Molecular and Electronic Structure of Terminal and Alkali Metal-Capped Uranium(V)-Nitride Complexes
    D. M. King, P. A. Cleaves, A. J. Wooles, B. M. Gardner, N. F. Chilton, F. Tuna, W. Lewis, E. J. L. McInnes, and S. T. Liddle, Nat. Commun., 2016, 7, 13773.

  30. Thorium-Phosphorus Triamidoamine Complexes Containing Th-P Single- and Multiple-Bond Interactions
    E. P. Wildman, G. Balázs, A. J. Wooles, M. Scheer, and S. T. Liddle, Nat. Commun., 2016, 7, 12884.

  31. Uranium halide complexes stabilised by a new sterically demanding tripodal tris(N-adamantylamidodimethylsilyl)methane ligand
    D. M. King, B. M. Gardner, W. Lewis, and S. T. Liddle, J. Coord. Chem., 2016, 69, 1893-1903 (Emerging Leaders issue).

  32. Uranium-Carbene-Imido Metalla-Allenes: Ancillary-Ligand-Controlled Cis-/Trans-Isomerisation and Assessment of Trans-Influence in the R2C=UIV=NR' Unit (R = Ph2PNSiMe3; R' = CPh3)
    E. Lu, O. J. Cooper, F. Tuna, A. J. Wooles, N. Kaltsoyannis, and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 11559-11563.

  33. Uranium Metalla-Allenes with Carbene Imido R2C=UIV=NR' Units (R = Ph2PNSiMe3; R' = CPh3): Alkali Metal-Mediated Push-Pull Effects with an Amido Auxiliary
    E. Lu, F. Tuna, W. Lewis, N. Kaltsoyannis, and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 11554-11558.

  34. Emergence of Comparable Covalency in Isostructural Cerium(IV)- and Uranium(IV)-Carbon Multiple Bonds
    M. Gregson, E. Lu, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, C. Hennig, A. C. Scheinost, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, A. Kerridge, and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 3286-3297.

  35. Neptunium and plutonium complexes with a sterically encumbered triamidoamine (TREN) scaffold
    J. L. Brown, A. J. Gaunt, D. M. King, S. T. Liddle, S. D. Reilly, B. L. Scott, and A. J. Wooles, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 5428-5431.

  36. A Monometallic Lanthanide Bis(methanediide) Single Molecule Magnet with a Large Energy Barrier and Complex Spin Relaxation Behaviour
    M. Gregson, N. F. Chilton, A. -M. Ariciu, F. Tuna, I. F. Crowe, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, D. Collison, E. J. L. McInnes, R. E. P. Winpenny, and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 155-165.

  37. Isolation of Elusive HAsAsH in a Crystalline Diuranium(IV) Complex
    B. M. Gardner, G. Balázs, M. Scheer, A. J. Wooles, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 15250-15254.

  38. Charge control of the inverse trans-influence
    H. S. La Pierre, M. Rosenzweig, B. Kosog, C. Hauser, F. W. Heinemann, S. T. Liddle, and K. Meyer, Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 16671-16674.

  39. Comments on Reactions of Oxide Derivatives of Uranium with Hexachloropropene to give UCl4
    D. Patel, A. J. Wooles, E. Hashem, H. Omorodion, R. J. Baker, and S. T. Liddle, New J. Chem., 2015, 39, 7559-7562 (2015 Pacifichem f-block organometallics symposium paper).

  40. Synthesis and characterisation of halide, separated ion pair, and hydride cyclopentadienyl iron bis(diphenylphosphino)ethane derivatives
    D. Patel, A. Wooles, A. D. Cornish, L. Steven, E. S. Davies, D. J. Evans, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Dalton Trans., 2015, 44, 14159-14177 (Ken Wade memorial issue).

  41. Triamidoamine Uranium(IV)-Arsenic Complexes Containing One-, Two-, and Three-fold U-As Bonding Interactions
    B. M. Gardner, G. Balázs, M. Scheer, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Nat. Chem., 2015, 7, 582-590.

  42. Thorium Triamidoamine Complexes: Synthesis of an Unusual Dinuclear Tuck-In-Tuck-Over Thorium Metallacycle Featuring the Longest Known Thorium-σ-Alkyl Bond
    B. M. Gardner, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Organometallics, 2015, 34, 2386-2394 (Mike Lappert memorial issue).

  43. An Inverted Sandwich Diuranium μ-η55-Cyclo-P5 Complex Supported by U-P5 δ-Bonding
    B. M. Gardner, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 7068-7072.

  44. [UIII{N(SiMe2tBu)2}3]: A Structurally Authenticated Trigonal Planar Actinide Complex
    C. A. P. Goodwin, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, S. T. Liddle, J. McMaster, I. J. Vitorica-Yrezabal, and D. P. Mills, Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20, 14579-14583 (Very Important Paper).

  45. Two-Electron Reductive Carbonylation of Terminal Uranium(V) and Uranium(VI) Nitrides to Cyanate by Carbon Monoxide
    P. A. Cleaves, D. M. King, C. E. Kefalidis, L. Maron, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 10412-10415.

  46. Reactivity of the Uranium(IV) Carbene Complex [U(BIPMTMS)(Cl)(μ-Cl)2Li(THF)2] (BIPMTMS = {C(PPh2NSiMe3)2}) Towards Carbonyl and Heteroallene Substrates: Metallo-Wittig, Adduct Formation, C-F Bond Activation, and [2 + 2]-Cycloaddition Reactions
    O. J. Cooper, D. P. Mills, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Dalton Trans., 2014, 43, 14275-14283 (new expeditions in polar organometallic chemistry theme issue).

  47. The Ketimide Ligand is Not Just an Inert Spectator: Heteroallene Insertion Reactivity of an Actinide-Ketimide Linkage in a Thorium Carbene Amide Ketimide Complex
    E. Lu, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 9356-9359.

  48. Synthesis, Characterization, and Reactivity of a Uranium(VI) Carbene Imido Oxo Complex
    E. Lu, O. J. Cooper, J. McMaster, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 6696-6700.

  49. The Role of 5f-Orbital Participation in Unexpected Inversion of the σ-Bond Metathesis Reactivity Trend of Triamidoamine Thorium(IV) and Uranium(IV) Alkyls
    B. M. Gardner, P. A. Cleaves, C. E. Kefalidis, J. Fang, L. Maron, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Sci., 2014, 5, 2489-2497.

  50. Triamidoamine-Uranium(IV)-Stabilized Terminal Parent Phosphide and Phosphinidene Complexes
    B. M. Gardner, G. Balázs, M. Scheer, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 4484-4488.

  51. Synthesis and Characterization of an f-Block Terminal Parent Imido [U=NH] Complex: A Masked Uranium(IV)-Nitride
    D. M. King, J. McMaster, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 5619-5622.

  52. Alkali Metal Derivatives of an ortho-Phenylene Diamine
    S. Robinson, E. S. Davies, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Dalton Trans., 2014, 43, 4351-4360 (new talent in europe theme issue).

  53. Synthesis and Characterisation of Lanthanide N-Trimethylsilyl and -Mesityl Functionalised Bis(iminophosphorano)methanides and -Methanediides
    G. Marshall, A. J. Wooles, D. P. Mills, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Inorganics, 2013, 1, 46-69.

  54. An Actinide-Zintl Cluster: A Tris(Triamidouranium)μ3222-Heptaphosphanortricyclane and its Diverse Synthetic Utility
    D. Patel, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 13334-13337.

  55. A Cerium(IV)-Carbon Multiple Bond
    M. Gregson, E. Lu, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 13016-13019.

  56. β-diketiminate Derivatives of Alkali Metals and Uranium
    A. J. Wooles, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Organometallics, 2013, 32, 5058-5070.

  57. Reductive assembly of cyclobutadienyl and diphosphacyclobutadienyl rings at uranium
    D. Patel, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Nat. Commun., 2013, 4, 2323, doi:10.1038/ncomms3323.

  58. Isolation and characterisation of a uranium(VI)-nitride triple bond
    D. M. King, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Nat. Chem., 2013, 5, 482-488.

  59. The Nature of the U=C Double Bond: Pushing the Stability of High Oxidation-State Uranium Carbenes to the Limit
    O. J. Cooper, D. P. Mills, J. McMaster, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 7071-7083.

  60. Single-Molecule-Magnetism in a Single-Ion Triamidoamine Uranium(V) Terminal Mono-Oxo Complex
    D. M. King, F. Tuna, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, E. J. L. McInnes, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 4921-4924.

  61. A Triamido-Uranium(V) Inverse-Sandwich 10π-Toluene Tetraanion Arene Complex
    D. Patel, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 5224-5227.

  62. The Inherent Single Molecule Magnet Character of Trivalent Uranium
    F. Moro, D. P. Mills, S. T. Liddle, and J. van Slageren, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 3430-3433.

  63. Reactivity of the Yttrium-Alkyl-Carbene Complex [Y(BIPM)(CH2C6H5)(THF)] (BIPM = {C(PPh2NSiMe3)2} ): From Insertions, Substitutions and Additions to Non-Typical Transformations
    D. P. Mills, L. Soutar, O. J. Cooper, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Organometallics, 2013, 32, 1251-1264 (f-element theme issue).

  64. Reactivity Studies of a T-Shaped Yttrium-Carbene: C–F and C–O Bond Activation and C═C Bond Formation Promoted by [Y(BIPM)(I)(THF)2] (BIPM = {C(PPh2NSiMe3)2})
    D. P. Mills, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Organometallics, 2013, 32, 1239-1250 (f-element theme issue).

  65. Synthesis and Structure of a Terminal Uranium Nitride Complex
    D. M. King, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Science, 2012, 337, 717-720.

  66. Synthesis of a Uranium(VI)-Carbene: Reductive Formation of Uranyl(V)-Methanides, Oxidative Preparation of a [R2C=U=O]2+ Analogue of the [O=U=O]2+ Uranyl Ion (R = Ph2PNSiMe3), and Comparison of the Nature of UIV=C, UV=C and UVI=C Double Bonds
    D. P. Mills, O. J. Cooper, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, E. S. Davies, J. McMaster, F. Moro, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 10047-10054.

  67. Homologation and Functionalization of Carbon Monoxide by a Recyclable Uranium Complex
    B. M. Gardner, J. C. Stewart, A. L. Davis, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2012, 109, 9265-9270.

  68. Alkali-Metal Mediated Reactivity of a Diaminobromoborane: Mono- and Bis-Borylation of Naphthalene Versus Boryl Lithium or Hydroborane Formation
    S. Robinson, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 5769-5771 (main group virtual issue).

  69. Synthesis of Uranium(VI) Terminal Oxo Complexes: Molecular Geometry Driven by the Inverse Trans-Influence
    B. Kosog, H. S. La Pierre, F. W. Heinemann, S. T. Liddle, and K. Meyer, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 5284-5289.

  70. 2-Trimethylsilylamidopyridine Complexes of Uranium(IV)
    D. M. King, W. Lewis, and S. T. Liddle, Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2012, 380, 167-173 (young investigator issue).

  71. Photochemically Promoted Bond-Cleavage and -Capture in a Diazomethane Derivative of a Triamidoamine Uranium(IV) Complex
    B. M. Gardner, D. Patel, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 10440-10443.

  72. A Formal High Oxidation State Inverse-Sandwich Diuranium Complex: A New Route to f-Block-Metal Bonds
    D. Patel, F. Moro, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 10388-10392.

  73. Group 1 Bis(iminophosphorano)methanides, Part 2: N-Aryl Derivatives of the Sterically Demanding Methanes H2C(PPh2NR)2 (R = 2,4,6-trimethylphenyl or 2,6-diisopropylphenyl)
    A. J. Wooles, M. Gregson, S. Robinson, O. J. Cooper, D. P. Mills, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Organometallics, 2011, 30, 5326-5337.

  74. Group 1 Bis(iminophosphorano)methanides, Part 1: N-Alkyl and Silyl Derivatives of the Sterically Demanding Methanes H2C(PPh2NR)2  (R = Adamantyl and Trimethylsilyl)
    A. J. Wooles, M. Gregson, O. J. Cooper, A. Middleton-Gear, D. P. Mills, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Organometallics, 2011, 30, 5314-5325.

  75. Halide, Amide, Cationic, Manganese Carbonylate and Oxide Derivatives of Triamidosilylamine Uranium Complexes
    B. M. Gardner, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Inorg. Chem., 2011, 50, 9631-9641.

  76. The Nature of Unsupported Uranium-Ruthenium Bonds: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Analysis
    B. M. Gardner, D. Patel, A. D. Cornish, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 11266-11273.

  77. On the Nature of Actinide- and Lanthanide-Metal Bonds in Heterobimetallic Compounds
    B. Vlaisavljevich, P. Miró, C. J. Cramer, L. Gagliardi, I. Infante, and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 8424-8433.

  78. An Unsupported Uranium-Rhenium Complex Prepared by Alkane Elimination
    B. M. Gardner, J. McMaster, F. Moro, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 6909-6912.

  79. A delocalised arene-bridged diuranium single molecule magnet
    D. P. Mills, F. Moro, J. McMaster, J. van Slageren, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Nat. Chem., 2011, 3, 454-460.

  80. Uranium-Carbon Multiple Bonding: Facile Access to the Pentavalent Uranium Carbene [U{C(PPh2NSiMe3)2}(Cl)2(I)] and Comparison of UV=C and UIV=C Double Bonds
    O. J. Cooper, D. P. Mills, J. McMaster, F. Moro, E. S. Davies, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 2383-2386.

  81. Structural and theoretical insights into the perturbation of uranium-rhenium bonds by dative Lewis base ancillary ligands
    D. Patel, D. M. King, B. M. Gardner, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 295-297 (emerging talent theme issue).

  82. Regioselective C-H Activation and Sequential C-C and C-O Bond Formation Reactions of Aryl Ketones Promoted by an Yttrium Carbene
    D. P. Mills, L. Soutar, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 14379-14381.

  83. Reactions of alkali metal and yttrium alkyls with a sterically demanding bis(aryloxysilyl)methane: formation of aryloxide complexes by Si-O bond cleavage
    A. Cornish, D. P. Mills, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Comptes Rendu Chimie, 2010, 13, 593-602 (f-element theme issue).

  84. A Monomeric Dilithio Methandiide with a Distorted Trans-Planar Four-Coordinate Carbon
    O. J. Cooper, A. J. Wooles, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49, 5570-5573.

  85. Uranium(IV) amide and halide derivatives of two tripodal tris(N-arylamido-dimethylsilyl)methanes
    D. Patel, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake and S. T. Liddle, Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 6638-6647 (organo-f-element theme issue).

  86. Synthesis and Structure of [U{C(PPh2NMes)2}2] (Mes = 2,4,6-Me3C6H2): A Homoleptic Uranium Bis(Carbene) Complex with two Formal U=C Double Bonds
    O. J. Cooper, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 5074-5076.

  87. Synthesis and Characterisation of Dysprosium and Lanthanum Bis(iminophosphorano)methanide and -methanediide Complexes
    A. J. Wooles, O. J. Cooper, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake, and S. T. Liddle, Organometallics, 2010, 29, 2315-2321.

  88. Gallium Trichloride Derivatives of the Sterically Demanding Pyridines 2,6-Ar2C6H3N (Ar = 2,4,6-Me3C6H2 or 2,4,6-Pri3C6H2)
    T. Pell, D. P. Mills, A. J. Blake, W. Lewis and S. T. Liddle, Polyhedron, 2010, 29, 120-125 (young investigators issue).

  89. Lanthanide Tri-Benzyl Complexes: Structural Variations and Useful Precursors to Phosphorus-Stabilised Lanthanide Carbenes
    A. J. Wooles, D. P. Mills, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake and S. T. Liddle, Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 500-510 (new talent theme issue).

  90. Heteroleptic [M(CH2C6H5)2(I)(THF)3] Complexes (M = Y or Er): Remarkably Stable Precursors to Yttrium and Erbium T-Shaped Carbenes
    D. P. Mills, A. J. Wooles, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake and S. T. Liddle, Organometallics, 2009, 28, 6771-6776.

  91. Synthesis and Structure of a bis-N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complex of Uranium Tetrachloride Exhibiting Short Cl∙∙∙Ccarbene Contacts
    B. M. Gardner, J. McMaster and S. T. Liddle, Dalton Trans., 2009, 6924-6926 (N-heterocyclic carbenes theme issue).

  92. A Crystallizable Dinuclear Tuck-In-Tuck-Over Tuck-Over Dialkyl Tren Uranium Complex and Double Dearylation of BPh4 to give the BPh2-Functionalized Metallocycle [U{N(CH2CH2NSiMe3)2(CH2CH2NSiMe2CHBPh2)}(THF)]
    B. M. Gardner, J. McMaster, W. Lewis, A. J. Blake and S. T. Liddle, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 10388-10389.

  93. Synthesis and Reactivity of the Yttrium-Alkyl-Carbene Complex [Y(BIPM)(CH2C6H5)(THF)] (BIPM = {C(PPh2NSiMe3)2})
    D. P. Mills, O. J. Cooper, J. McMaster, W. Lewis and S. T. Liddle, Dalton Trans., 2009, 4547-4555.

  94. Synthesis and Structure of [{N(CH2CH2NSiMe3)3}URe(η5-C5H5)2]: A Heterobimetallic Complex with an Unsupported Uranium-Rhenium Bond
    B. M. Gardner, J. McMaster, W. Lewis and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Commun., 2009, 2851-2853 (Hot Article).

  95. A Heterobimetallic Gallyl Complex Containing an Unsupported Ga-Y Bond
    S. T. Liddle, D. P. Mills, B. M. Gardner, J. McMaster, C. Jones and W. D. Woodul, Inorg. Chem., 2009, 48, 3520-3522.

  96. Reactions of [Y(BDI)(I)2(THF)] [BDI = {HC(CMeNAr)2}-, Ar = 2,6-diisopropylphenyl] with Na[M(Cp)(CO)3] (M = Cr, W): X-ray Crystal Structures of [{Y(BDI)[Cr(Cp)(CO)3]2(THF)}2] and [W(Cp)(CO)3][Na(THF)2]
    S. T. Liddle and B. M. Gardner, J. Organomet. Chem., 2009, 694, 1581-1585.

  97. An Unsupported Transition Metal-Lanthanide Bond; Synthesis and Crystal Structure of an Nd-Fe Amido N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complex
    P. L. Arnold, J. McMaster and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Commun., 2009, 818-820.

  98. σ and π donation in an unsupported uranium-gallium bond
    S. T. Liddle, J. McMaster, D. P. Mills, A. J. Blake, C. Jones and W. D. Woodul, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2009, 48, 1077-1080.

  99. Comparisons between yttrium and titanium N-heterocyclic carbene complexes in the search for early transition metal NHC backbonding interactions
    P. L. Arnold, S. Zlatogorsky, N. A. Jones, C. D. Carmichael, S. T. Liddle, A. J. Blake and C. Wilson, Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 9042-9049.

  100. Synthesis and reactivity of neodymium(III) amido-tethered N-heterocyclic carbene complexes
    P. L. Arnold and S. T. Liddle, Comptes Rendu Chimie, 2008, 11, 603-611.

  101. Synthesis and Structural Characterisation of an Yttrium-Alkyl-Alkylidene
    S. T. Liddle, J. McMaster, J. C. Green, and P. L. Arnold, Chem. Commun., 2008, 1747-1749.

  102. Tetravalent cerium carbene complexes
    I. J. Casely, S. T. Liddle, A. J. Blake, C. Wilson, and P. L. Arnold, Chem. Commun. 2007, 5037-5039.

  103. Synthesis and characterisation of yttrium complexes supported by the β-diketiminate ligand {ArNC(CH3)CHC(CH3)NAr} (Ar = 2,6-Pri2C6H3)
    S. T. Liddle and P. L. Arnold, Dalton Trans., 2007, 3305-3313.

  104. A lanthanide–gallium complex stabilized by the N-heterocyclic carbene group
    P. L. Arnold, S. T. Liddle, J. McMaster, C. Jones and D. P. Mills, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 5360-5361.

  105. Titanium(III) Alkoxy-N-heterocyclic Carbenes and a Safe, Low-Cost Route to TiCl3(THF)3
    N. A. Jones, S. T. Liddle, C. Wilson and P. L. Arnold, Organometallics, 2007, 26, 755-757.

  106. Amino-functionalised diarylphosphide complexes of the alkali metals and lanthanum
    K. Izod, S. T. Liddle, W. Clegg and R. W. Harrington, Dalton Trans., 2006, 3431-3437.

  107. Synthesis and crystal structure of the heteroleptic lanthanum(III) bis-diphosphinomethanide complex [La{CH(PPh2)2}2(I)(THF)2]
    S. T. Liddle and K. Izod, J. Organomet. Chem., 2006, 691, 2599-2603.

  108. Deprotonation of N-heterocyclic carbenes to afford heterobimetallic organolanthanide complexes
    P. L. Arnold and S. T. Liddle, Organometallics, 2006, 25, 1485-1491.

  109. Bifunctional yttrium(III) and titanium(IV) NHC catalysts for lactide polymerisation
    D. Patel, S. T. Liddle, S. A. Mungur, M. R. Rodden, A. J. Blake and P. L. Arnold, Chem. Commun., 2006, 1124-1126.

  110. Covalency in uranium complexes and new f-element chemistry that exploits soft organometallic carbene ligands
    P. L. Arnold, S. T. Liddle, S. A. Mungur, M. R. Rodden and C. Wilson, Advances in Actinide Science, Eds. R. Alvarez, N. D. Bryan, I. May, RSC Cambridge, 2006, 195-197.

  111. Bent metal carbenes - electrostatic bonds vs. covalency in organometallic actinide chemistry
    S. T. Liddle, S. A. Mungur, M. R. Rodden, A. J. Blake, C. Wilson and P. L. Arnold, Advances in Actinide Science, Eds. R. Alvarez, N. D. Bryan, I. May, RSC Cambridge, 2006, 225-227.

  112. Regioselective C–H activation of lanthanide-bound N-heterocyclic carbenes
    P. L. Arnold and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Commun., 2005, 5638-5640.

  113. Synthesis of heteroleptic cerium(III) anionic amido-tethered N-heterocyclic carbene complexes
    S. T. Liddle and P. L. Arnold, Organometallics, 2005, 24, 2597-2605.

  114. Bent metal carbene geometries in amido N-heterocyclic carbene complexes
    S. A. Mungur, S. T. Liddle, C. Wilson, M. J. Sarsfield and P. L. Arnold, Chem. Commun., 2004, 2738-2739.

  115. Synthesis and characterization of 1,3-diphosphapropene and alkali metal 1,3-diphosphaallyl complexes and unexpected 1,3-rearrangement of a cesium 1,3-diphosphaallyl complex to a cesium secondary phosphanide
    S. T. Liddle and K. Izod, Organometallics, 2004, 23, 5550-5559.

  116. Bis[μ-2-(phenylamido)pyridine]bis{[2-(phenylamino)pyridine]lithium(I)}
    W. Clegg and S. T. Liddle, Acta Cryst., Sect. E., 2004, E60, m1587-m1589.

  117. (Dibenzo-18-crown-6)(2-phenylamidopyridine)potassium(I)
    W. Clegg and S. T. Liddle, Acta Cryst., Sect. E., 2004, E60, m1495-m1497.

  118. (Dibenzo-18-crown-6)(2-phenylamidopyridine)rubidium(I)
    W. Clegg and S. T. Liddle, Acta Cryst., Sect. E., 2004, E60, m1492-m1494.

  119. Heavier alkali metal complexes of 2-phenylamidopyridine: An X-ray crystallographic and theoretical study of a structurally diverse series of crown ether adducts
    S. T. Liddle, W. Clegg and C. A. Morrison, Dalton Trans., 2004, 2514-2525.

  120. Protonation of a lanthanum phosphide-alkyl occurs at the P–La not the C–La bond: isolation of a cationic lanthanum alkyl complex
    K. Izod, S. T. Liddle and W. Clegg, Chem. Commun., 2004, 1748-1749.

  121. Synthesis and reactions of sterically encumbered, heteroleptic lanthanum phosphides. Structural characterization of [{(Me3Si)2CH}(C6H4-2-CH2NMe2)P]2La(OR) and [{(Me3Si)2CH}(C6H4-2-CH2NMe2)P]La(THF)[P(C6H4-2-CH2NMe2) {CH(SiMe3)(SiMe2CH2)}] [R = i-Pr, t-Bu]
    K. Izod, S. T. Liddle, W. McFarlane and W. Clegg, Organometallics, 2004, 23, 2734-2743.

  122. A convenient route to lanthanide triiodide THF solvates. Crystal structures of LnI3(THF)4 [Ln = Pr] and LnI3(THF)3.5 [Ln = Nd, Gd, Y]
    K. Izod, S. T. Liddle and W. Clegg, Inorg. Chem., 2004, 43, 214-218.

  123. (18-Crown-6)-bis(tetrahydrofuran)potassium iodide
    S. T. Liddle and W. Clegg, Acta Cryst., Sect. E., 2003, E59, m1184-m1186.

  124. A homologous series of crown-ether-complexed alkali metal amides as discrete ion-pair species: synthesis and structures of [M(12-crown-4)2] [PyNPh·PyN(H)Ph] (M = Li, Na and K)
    S. T. Liddle and W. Clegg, Polyhedron, 2003, 22, 3507-3513.

  125. Polymeric (18-crown-6)bis(2-amidopyridinecaesium) toluene solvate
    S. T. Liddle and W. Clegg, Acta Cryst., Sect. E., 2003, E59, m1062-m1064.

  126. The first structural characterisation of a group 2 metal alkylperoxide complex: comments on the cleavage of dioxygen by magnesium alkyl complexes
    P. J. Bailey, R. A. Coxall, C. M. Dick, S. Fabre, L. C. Henderson, C. Herber, S. T. Liddle, D. Loroño-González, A. Parkin and S. Parsons, Chem. Eur. J., 2003, 9, 4820-4828.

  127. Alkali metal-mediated schlenk dimerization of a phosphorus-substituted alkene. Synthesis and crystal structures of Li, Na and K derivatives of a phosphorus-stabilised butane-1,4-diide ligand
    K. Izod, W. McFarlane, B. V. Tyson, W. Clegg, R. Harrington and S. T. Liddle, Organometallics, 2003, 22, 3684-3690.

  128. Alkyl complexes of strontium and barium. Synthesis and structural characterization of {(Me3Si)2(MeOMe2Si)C}2Sr(THF) and {(Me3Si)2(MeOMe2Si)C}2Ba(MeOCH2CH2OMe)
    K. Izod, S. T. Liddle and W. Clegg, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 7534-7535.

  129. The first structurally authenticated alkali metal 1,3-diphosphaallyl complex [{ButC(PMes)2}Li(thf)3] (Mes = 2,4,6-Me3C6H2): an alternative synthetic approach to substituted 1,3-diphosphaallyl complexes
    S. T. Liddle and K. Izod, Chem. Commun., 2003, 772-773.

  130. Potassium-zinc induced synergic enhancement of the basicity of hexamethyldisilazide (HMDS) towards methylbenzene molecules
    W. Clegg, G. C. Forbes, A. R. Kennedy, R. E. Mulvey and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Commun., 2003, 406-407.

  131. A triclinic polymorph of octa-tert-butoxytetralithiumtetrasodium
    W. Clegg, A. M. Drummond, S. T. Liddle and R. E. Mulvey, Acta Cryst., Sect. E., 2003, E59, m64-m66.

  132. Synthesis and crystal structures of the 15-crown-5 solvates of potassium- and rubidium-2-trimethylsilylamido pyridine
    S. T. Liddle and W. Clegg, Polyhedron, 2002, 21, 2451-2455.

  133. Synthesis and structure of the novel octanuclear lithium aryloxide cluster [(hmqLi)8(THF)4] (hmq = 2-hydroxy-4-methylquinoline monoanion): formation of a rare four rung intercepted Li–O ladder
    S. T. Liddle and W. Clegg, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 2002, 3923-3924.

  134. Formation of [M(15-crown-5)2]2[Li(NHPy)3] (M = K or Cs): the first structurally authenticated examples of a monomeric lithium species coordinated by three amide anions
    S. T. Liddle and W. Clegg, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 2001, 3549-3550.

  135. Ligand effects in the synthesis of molecular main group metal species containing interstitial hydride
    D. A. Armstrong, R. P. Davies, W. Clegg, S. T. Liddle, D. Linton, P. Schooler, R. Snaith and A. E. H. Wheatley, Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon and The Related Elements, 2001, 168-169, 93-98.

  136. The first alkaline earth metal complex containing a µ-η11 allyl ligand: structure of [{HC[C(But)NC6H3(CHMe2)2]2Mg(C3H5)}6]
    P. J. Bailey, S. T. Liddle, C. A. Morrison and S. Parsons, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 2001, 40, 4463-4466.

  137. Synthesis and structure of the novel mixed anion-dianion cage compound [(6-LiCH2Py-2-OLi)4(6-CH3Py-2-OLi)2 (THF)9]
    S. T. Liddle and W. Clegg, Chem. Commun., 2001, 1584-1585.

  138. 2,2,6,6-Tetramethyl-3,5-bis(2,6-diisopropylphenylimino)heptane at 150 K
    P. J. Bailey, S. T. Liddle and S. Parsons, Acta Cryst., Sect. E., 2001, E57, o863-o865.

  139. 2-(2,6-Diisopropylphenylamino)-4-(2,6-diisopropylphenylimino)-2-pentene toluene hemi-solvate at 150 K
    P. J. Bailey, S. T. Liddle and S. Parsons, Acta Cryst., Sect. E., 2001, E57, o661-o662.

  140. Degradation of methanol and methylamines to carbon over heated alloy surfaces
    J. J. Birtill, P. Ridley, S. Liddle, T. S. Nunney and R. Raval, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2001, 40, 553-557.

  141. Cation induced structural variations in the alkali metal derivatives of 2-trimethylsilylaminopyridine: synthesis and X-ray structures of complexes for all five metals Li–Cs with 12-crown-4
    S. T. Liddle and W. Clegg, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 2001, 402-408.

  142. Regioselective metalation of a tertiary phosphine. Synthesis and structural characterization of an unusual tetrameric lithium phosphinomethanide
    K. Izod, P. O’Shaughnessy, W. Clegg and S. T. Liddle, Organometallics, 2001, 20, 648-653.

  143. The first structurally authenticated Rb–PR3 and Cs–PR3 contacts. Synthesis and crystal structures of [Rb{(Me3Si)2CP(C6H4-2-CH2NMe2)2}]n and [Cs{(Me3Si)2CP(C6H4-2-CH2NMe2)2}(toluene)]n
    K. Izod, W. Clegg and S. T. Liddle, Organometallics, 2001, 20, 367-369.

  144. Synthesis and crystal structure of a homoleptic, alkali metal-free lanthanide(II) phosphide complex
    K. Izod, W. Clegg and S. T. Liddle, J. Organomet. Chem., 2000, 613, 128-131.

  145. A remarkable isostructural homologous series of mixed lithium-heavier alkali metal tert-butoxides [(t-BuO)8Li4M4] (M = Na, K, Rb or Cs)
    W. Clegg, A. M. Drummond, S. T. Liddle and R. E. Mulvey, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2000, 122, 11117-11124.

  146. Synthesis and structural characterization of Sm(II) and Yb(II) complexes containing sterically demanding, chelating secondary phosphide ligands
    K. Izod, P. O’Shaughnessy, J. M. Sheffield, W. Clegg and S. T. Liddle, Inorg. Chem., 2000, 39, 4741-4748.

  147. ‘Inverse crown ether’ complexes extended to group 12 through the synthesis of [Na2Zn2(HMDS)4(O)] and [{K2Zn2(HMDS)4(O2)x(O)y}]
    G. C. Forbes, A. R. Kennedy, R. E. Mulvey, R. B. Rowlings, W. Clegg, S. T. Liddle and C. C. Wilson, Chem. Commun., 2000, 1759-1760.

  148. Parallels between the chemistry of calcium(II) and ytterbium(II). Synthesis and crystal structure of a calcium alkoxo-phosphide cuboidal complex
    K. Izod, W. Clegg and S. T. Liddle, Organometallics, 2000, 19, 3640-3643.

  149. Synthesis and structural characterization of the first lanthanide(II) cuboidal cluster. Unexpected C–O activation by an unchanged ytterbium(II) center
    W. Clegg, K. Izod, S. T. Liddle, P. O’Shaughnessy and J. M. Sheffield, Organometallics, 2000, 19, 2090-2096.

  150. The changing structural chemistry of lithium anilide on solvation by pyridine, 4-methylpyridine or 4-tert-butyl pyridine
    W. Clegg, L. Horsburgh, S. T. Liddle, F. M. Mackenzie, R. E. Mulvey and A. Robertson, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton. Trans., 2000, 1225-1231.

  151. Pentanuclear asymmetrical ladder structure of the 1,4-dimethylpiperazine solvate of lithium anilide and its implication for the unknown structure of amorphous lithium anilide
    W. Clegg, S. T. Liddle, R. E. Mulvey and A. Robertson, Chem. Commun.,2000, 223-224.

  152. The first molecular main group metal species containing interstitial hydride
    D. R. Armstrong, W. Clegg, R. P. Davies, S. T. Liddle, D. J. Linton, P. R. Raithby, R. Snaith and A. E. H. Wheatley, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 1999, 38, 3367-3370.

  153. A novel heterometallic alkoxide: lithium-potassium tert-butoxide [(ButO)8Li4K4]
    W. Clegg, A. M. Drummond, S. T. Liddle, R. E. Mulvey and A. Robertson, Chem. Commun.,1999, 1569-1570.

  154. Lithiated organophosphorus enamines: a new synthetic approach and the first crystal structures
    W. Clegg, R. P. Davies, L. Dunbar, N. Feeder, S. T. Liddle, R. E. Mulvey, R. Snaith and A. E. H. Wheatley, Chem. Commun.,1999, 1401-1402.

  155. Dis-assembling lithium amide ladder structures: new insight through the structure of [{[PhCH2N(H)Li]2·thf}], a polymer of (NLi)2 planar rings connected by thf-bridged (NLi)2 butterfly junctions
    W. Clegg, S. T. Liddle, R. E. Mulvey and A. Robertson, Chem. Commun.,1999, 511-512.

  156. Towards an understanding of the conjugate addition of organolithium reagents to a,b-unsaturated ketones: the isolation and solid-state structure of a monomeric lithium aluminate with very short agostic Li···HC interactions
    W. Clegg, E. Lamb, S. T. Liddle, R. Snaith and A. E. H. Wheatley, J. Organomet. Chem., 1999, 573, 305-312.

  157. Synthesis, characterisation and a theoretical investigation of the formation of lithium dialkylaluminium amides
    W. Clegg, S. T. Liddle, K. W. Henderson, F. E. Keenan, A. R. Kennedy, A. E. McKeown and R. E. Mulvey, J. Organomet. Chem., 1999, 572, 283-289.

  158. The synthesis and solid-state and solution structures of an unprecedented mixed chiral a-amino lithium alkoxide-lithium alkoxide aggregate
    W. Clegg, S. T. Liddle, R. Snaith and A. E. H. Wheatley, New. J. Chem., 1998, 1323-1326.

  159. Alkali metal-1-azaallyl complexes: X-ray crystallographic, NMR spectroscopic and ab initio calculational studies
    D. R. Armstrong, W. Clegg, L. Dunbar, S. T. Liddle, M. MacGregor, R. E. Mulvey, D. Reed and S. A. Quinn, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton. Trans., 1998, 3431-3436.

  160. Synthesis and structure of the novel heptalithiumtetrarubidium mixed alkoxide peroxide [{(ButOLi)5(ButORb)4 (Li2O2)·2tmeda}]: twenty-two vertex cage molecules linked by Rb-TMEDA-Rb bridges
    W. Clegg, A. M. Drummond, R. E. Mulvey and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Commun., 1998, 2391-2392.


    Reviews


  161. Improving f-Element Single Molecule Magnets
    S. T. Liddle and J. van Slageren, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, 44, 6655-6669.

  162. Covalent Uranium Carbene Chemistry
    M. Gregson, A. J. Wooles, O. J. Cooper and S. T. Liddle, Comments on Inorganic Chemistry, 2015, 35, 262-294.

  163. The Renaissance of Non-Aqueous Uranium Chemistry
    S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 8604-8641.

  164. Uranium-Mediated Oxidative Addition and Reductive Elimination
    E. Lu and S. T. Liddle, Dalton Trans., 2015, 44, 12924-12941.

  165. Uranium Triamidoamine Chemistry
    B. M. Gardner and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 10589-10607.

  166. Inverted Sandwich Arene Complexes of Uranium
    S. T. Liddle, Coord. Chem. Rev., 2015, 293-294, 211-227.

  167. Progress in Molecular Uranium-Nitride Chemistry
    D. M. King and S. T. Liddle, Coord. Chem. Rev., 2014, 266-267, 2-15.

  168. Small Molecule Activation at Uranium(III)
    B. M. Gardner and S. T. Liddle, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2013, 3753-3770.

  169. f-Element-Metal Bond Chemistry
    D. Patel and S. T. Liddle, Rev. Inorg. Chem., 2012, 32 1-22.

  170. Early Metal Bis(Phosphorus-Stabilised)Carbene Chemistry
    S. T. Liddle, D. P. Mills, and A. J. Wooles, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2011, 40, 2164-2176.

  171. Bis(Phosphorus-Stabilised)Methanide and Methandiide Derivatives of Group 1-5 and f-Element Metals
    S. T. Liddle, D. P. Mills, and A. J. Wooles, Organomet. Chem., 2010, 36, 29-55.

  172. Metal-Metal Bonds in f-Element Chemistry
    S. T. Liddle and D. P. Mills, Dalton Trans., 2009, 5592-5605.

  173. Non-Traditional Ligands in f-Element Chemistry
    S. T. Liddle, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A., 2009, 465, 1673-1700.

  174. Anionic-tethered N-heterocyclic carbene chemistry
    S. T. Liddle, I. S. Edworthy, and P. L. Arnold, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2007, 36, 1732-1744.

  175. f-Block N-heterocyclic carbene complexes
    P. L. Arnold and S. T. Liddle, Chem. Commun., 2006, 3959-3971.


    Articles, Books, and Book Chapters


  176. International Year of the Periodic Table: Lanthanide and Actinide Chemistry
    S. T. Liddle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 5140-5141.

  177. All Mixed Up: Plutonium Robin-Day Class II Mixed Valency Revealed
    S. T. Liddle, Chem., 2017, 3, 24-26.

  178. Rare Earth and Actinide Complexes
    17 chapters. Ed S. Mansell and S. T. Liddle, MDPI, Basel, Switzerland (2017).

  179. Nuclear Power in the 21st Century
    N. Kaltsoyannis and S. T. Liddle, Chem., 2016, 1, 659-662.

  180. Ligand Design in f-Block Chemistry
    D. P. Mills, S. T. Liddle, Ligand Design in Metal Chemistry: Reactivity and Catalysis, Ed M Stradiotto, R. Lundgren, John Wiley and Sons, Chichester, UK (2016).

  181. Molecular Metal-Metal Bonds: Compounds, Synthesis, Properties
    15 chapters. Ed S. T. Liddle, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany (2015).

  182. Actinide Single Molecule Magnets
    S. T. Liddle, J. van Slageren, Lanthanides and Actinides in Molecular Magnetism, Ed R. A. Layfield, M. Murugesu, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany (2015).

  183. Organometallic Chemistry of the Rare Earths
    S. T. Liddle, The Rare Earth Elements: Fundamentals and Applications, Ed D. A. Atwood, John Wiley and Sons, Chichester (2012)

 

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