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Office: Chemistry
Research Building Room 305
Phone: 817-272-3813
E-mail: dias@uta.edu
Fax: 817-272-3808
Labs: Chemistry
Research Building
Rooms 316, 318, 320
List of publications

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Publications (selected):

 "A "Classical" Silver Carbonyl Complex [MeB(3-(Mes)Pz)3]AgCO and the Related Silver Ethylene Adduct [MeB(3-(Mes)Pz)3]Ag(C2H4)", H. V. R. Dias, M. Fianchini, Angew. Chem., 2007, 119, 2238-2241, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2007, 46, 2188-2191. Highlighted in the frontispiece

 "Eco-Friendly synthesis of high quality polyaniline using a copper(II) scorpionate catalysts", H. V. R. Dias, R. M. G. Rajapakse, D. M. M. Krishantha, M. Fianchini, X. Wang, R. L. Elsenbaumer, J. Mater. Chem., 2007, 17, 1762-1768. Identified as a "Hot-Paper"

 "Arene Sandwiched Silver(I) Pyrazolates", H. V. R. Dias, C. S. Palehepitiya Gamage, Angew. Chem., 2007, 119, 2242-2244,  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2007, 46, 2192-2194.

 "Thermally stable gold(I) ethylene adducts: [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3]Au(CH2=CH2) and [HB(3-(CF3),5-(Ph)Pz)3]Au(CH2=CH2)", H. V. R. Dias, J. Wu, Angew. Chem., 2007, 119, 7960-7962; Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2007, 46, 7814-7816. Identified as a "Hot-Paper" in Angew. Chem., Int. Ed.  Highlighted in Chemical and Engineering News, September 17, 2007, "Gold scorpionates capture ethylene" in Science & Technology Concentrates, page 31.

"Synthesis and characterization of the first gold(I)-tris(ethylene) complex: [Au(C2H4)3][SbF6]", H. V. R. Dias, M. Fianchini, T. R. Cundari, C. F. Campana, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2008, 47, 556-559.

 "Structurally characterized coinage metal ethylene complexes", H. V. R. Dias, J. Wu, Invited Microreview for Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2008, 509-522, and 2008, 2113. Highlighted in the European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry Cover, Issue 4, 2008.

"Gold(I)-Ethylene and Copper(I)-Ethylene Complexes Supported by a Polyhalogenated Triazapentadienyl Ligand", J. A. Flores, H. V. R. Dias, Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 4448-4450.

"Carbonyl and Olefin Adducts of Coinage Metals Supported by Poly(pyrazolyl)borate and Poly(pyrazolyl)alkane Ligands and Silver Mediated Atom Transfer Reactions", H. V. R. Dias, C. J. Lovely, Chem. Rev. 2008, 108, 3223–3238.

"Gold(I) Chloride Coordinated 3-Hexyne", J. Wu, P. Kroll, H. V. R. Dias, Inorg. Chem., 2009, 48, 423-425; Highlighted on the Inorganic Chemistry Cover, March 2009, Issue 5.

"Silver(I) Complexes of Fluorinated Scorpionates: Ligand Effects in Silver Catalyzed Carbene Insertion into C-H Bonds in Alkanes", K. Rangan, M. Fianchini, S. Singh, H. V. R. Dias, Inorg. Chim. Acta., 2009, 362, 4347-4352; invited article on special issue of Protagonists in Chemistry: Swiatoslaw Trofimenko.

"Monomeric Copper(I), Silver(I), and Gold(I) Alkyne Complexes and the Coinage Metal Family Group Trends", H. V. R. Dias, J. A. Flores, J. Wu, P. M. Kroll, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 11249-11255.

Other Publications of Particular Interest:

"Boron-Phosphorus Analogues of Benzene and Cyclobutadiene. Synthesis and Characterization of the Boraphosphabenzenes (RBPR')3 (R = Mes, Ph; R' = Ph, Mes, C6H11, t-Bu) and the Diphosphadiboretane (ThexylBPMes)2"; H. V. R. Dias, P. P. Power, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1989, 111, 144-148.

"Electronic Stabilization of Nucleophilic Carbenes"; A. J. Arduengo, III, H. V. R. Dias, R. L. Harlow, M. Kline, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 5530-5534.

"A Stable Carbene-Alane Adduct"; A. J. Arduengo, III, H. V. R. Dias, J. C. Calabrese, F. Davidson, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 9724-9725; Highlighted in Chemical and Engineering News, December 14, 1992, "Stable Carbene-Alane Adduct Prepared" in Science & Technology Concentrates, page 22.

"A Stable Tridentate Carbene Ligand";  H. V. R. Dias, W. Jin, Tetrahedron Lett. 1994, 35, 1365-1366. This discovery has been now recognized as a World record in chemistry. See Page 258, "World Records in Chemistry", Editor H.-J. Quadbeck-Seeger; Wiley, 1999, ISBN 3-527-29574-7

"Activation of Alkyl Halides via a Silver-Catalyzed Carbene Insertion Process ", H. V. R. Dias, R. G. Browning, S. A. Polach, H. V. K. Diyabalanage, C. J. Lovely, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 9270-9271.

"Bright Phosphorescence of a Trinuclear Copper (I) Complex: Luminescence Thermochromism, Solvatochromism, and "Concentration Luminochromism", H. V. R. Dias, H. V. K. Diyabalanage, M. A. Rawashdeh-Omary, M. A. Franzman, M. A. Omary, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 12072-12073.  This discovery has been recognized as an ACS "Heart-Cut" item in the November 17, 2003 issue.
 
"Supramolecular Features of Synthetic Nanotubes", V. G. Organo, A. V. Leontiev, V. Sgarlata, H. V. R. Dias, D. M. Rudkevich, Angew. Chem., 2005, 117, 3103-3107,  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2005, 44, 3043-3047.  This work has been highlighted in "Chemistry World", June, 2005.

"Metal Effect on the Supramolecular Structure, Photophysics, and Acid-Base Character of Trinuclear Pyrazolato Coinage Metal Complexes", M. A. Omary, M. A. Rawashdeh-Omary, M. A. W. Gonser, O. Elbjeirami, T. Grimes, T. R. Cundari, H. V. K. Diyabalanage, C. S. Palehepitiya Gamage, and H. V. R. Dias, Inorg. Chem., 2005, 44, 8200-8210. Highlighted in the Inorganic Chemistry Cover, Nov 14 issue, 2005.

"A mild, copper catalyzed route to conducting polyaniline", H. V. R. Dias, X. Wang, R. M. G. Rajapakse, R. L. Elsenbaumer, Chem. Commun., 2006, 976-978.  Highlighted in Chemical and Engineering News, March 6, 2006, "Copper catalyst paves new way to polyaniline" in Science & Technology Concentrates, page 62.

Publications (1986-2014 complete list):

1. "Isolation and Structural Characterization of the Solvated Lithium Salts of the Main Group 5 Anions [EPh2]- (E = N, P, As, or Sb) and [Sb3Ph4]-"; R. A. Bartlett, H. V. R. Dias, H. Hope, B. D. Murray, M. M. Olmstead, P. P. Power, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1986, 108, 6921-6926.

2. "Reaction of Bulky Monosubstituted Phosphorus(III) Halides with Disodium Tetracarbonylferrate. Steric and Electronic Factors in the Synthesis of Fe(CO)4 Complexes of Diphosphene and Phosphinidine Ligands"; R. A. Bartlett, H. V. R. Dias, K. M. Flynn, M. M. Olmstead, P. P. Power, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1987, 109, 5699-5703.

3. "Reaction of Bulky Monosubstituted Phosphorus(III) Halides with Disodium Pentacarbonylchromate. Steric and Electronic Factors in the Synthesis of Cr(CO)5 Complexes of Diphosphenes, Phosphinidines, Phosphanes, Diphosphanes, and Cyclopolyphosphanes"; R. A. Bartlett, H. V. R. Dias, K. M. Flynn, H. Hope, B. D. Murray, M. M. Olmstead and P. P. Power, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1987, 109, 5693-5698.

4. "Synthesis and X-ray Structure of (2,4,6-Me3C6H2BPC6H11)3: A Boron-Phosphorus Analogue of Borazine"; H. V. R. Dias, P. P. Power, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 1987, 26, 1270-1271.

5. "Synthesis and Spectroscopic and Structural Characterization of the Monomeric Diborylphosphine and Diphosphinoborane Compounds PhP(BMes2)2 and MesB(PPh2)2 where; Mes = 2,4,6-Me3C6H2"; R. A. Bartlett, H. V. R. Dias, P. P. Power,  Inorg. Chem. 1988, 27, 3919-3922.

6. "Synthesis and Spectroscopic and Structural Characterization of the Novel Lithium Borylamide Salts trans-[Li(Et2O)NHBMes2]2, a Dimer, and the Ion Pair [Li(Et2O)3][Mes2BNBMes2] with a Linear Allene-like, [R2B=N=BR2]-, Moiety"; R. A. Bartlett, H. V. R. Dias, H. Chen, M. M. Olmstead, P. P. Power, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1988, 110, 446-449.

7. "Isolation and X-ray Crystal Structures of the Organolithium Etherate Complexes, [Li(Et2O)2(CPh3)] and [{Li(Et2O)(2,4,6-i-Pr3C6H2)}2]"; R. A. Bartlett, H. V. R. Dias, P. P. Power, J. Organomet. Chem. 1988, 341, 1-9.

8. "The Synthesis and Characterization of the Vanadium Diphosphene Complex trans-[{V(h5-C5H5)(CO) 3}2 (PMes)2]"; R. A. Bartlett, H. V. R. Dias, P. P. Power, J. Organomet. Chem. 1989, 362, 87-94.

9. "Chlorofunctional 1,3,5,2l5,4l5-Triazadiphosphinines"; H. V. R. Dias, A. Schmidpeter, P. P. Power, Inorg. Synth. 1989, 25, 24-30.

10. "Boron-Phosphorus Analogues of Benzene and Cyclobutadiene. Synthesis and Characterization of the Boraphosphabenzenes (RBPR')3 (R = Mes, Ph; R' = Ph, Mes, C6H11, t-Bu) and the Diphosphadiboretane (ThexylBPMes)2"; H. V. R. Dias, P. P. Power, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1989, 111, 144-148.

11. "Synthesis and Spectroscopic and X-ray Structural Characterization of Compounds Involving Boron-Phosphorus Multiple Bonds: Lithium Salts of Boryl Phosphides and Their Precursors"; H. V. R. Dias, R. A. Bartlett, X. Feng, P. P. Power, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1989, 111, 1306-1311.

12. "The Use of Very Crowded Silylamide Ligands -N(SiMenPh3-n)2 (n = 0, 1, or 2) to Synthesize Crystalline, Two-Coordinate Derivatives of Mn(II), Fe(II), and Co(II) and the Free Ion [Ph3SiNSiPh3]-"; H. Chen, H. V. R. Dias, R. A. Bartlett, M. M. Olmstead, P. P. Power, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1989, 111, 4338-4345.

13. "Do Nonclassical Silabenzene Anions Exist? Synthesis and X-ray Crystal Structure of Crown Ether Stabilized Lithium Silacyclohexadienides, Li(12-crown-4)2Me2SiC5H5 and Li(12-crown-4)2-t-Bu(H)SiC5H5"; H. V. R. Dias, P. Jutzi, M. Meyer, P. P. Power, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1990, 112, 4841-4846.

14. "Synthesis of the Monomeric HBTrip2 (Trip = 2,4,6-i-Pr3C6H2) and the X-ray Crystal Structures of [HBMes2]2 (Mes = 2,4,6-Me3C6H2) and HBTrip2"; R. A. Bartlett, H. V. R. Dias, M. M. Olmstead, P. P. Power, K. J. Weese, Organometallics, 1990, 9, 146-150; 1990, 9, 1706.

15. "A Compound with a Boron-Arsenic Double Bond"; M. A. Petrie, H. V. R. Dias, P. P. Power, S. C. Shoner,  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 1990, 29, 1033-1035.

16. "Synthesis and Reactions of Novel Boron-Phosphorus Compounds"; H. V. R. Dias, D. C. Pestana, M. Petrie, P. P. Power,  Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon. 1990, 51-52, 87-91.

17. "Pentacoordinate 10-Electron Pnictogen-Manganese Adducts: Verification of the 10-Pn-3 Arrangement in ADPnO Molecules"; A. J. Arduengo, III, H. V. R. Dias, M. Lattman, J. C. Calabrese, M. Kline, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1991, 113, 1799-1805.

18. "Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Manganese(II) Derivatives of the Bulky, Chelating Bis(amido) Ligands [(MesN)2SiMe2]2- and [DippNCH2CH2NDipp]2-, Their Neutral Amine Precursors, and Their Lithium Salts (Mes  = 2,4,6-Me3C6H2; Dipp = 2,6-i-Pr2C6H3)"; H. Chen, H. V. R. Dias, R. A. Bartlett, M. M. Olmstead, P. P. Power,  Inorg. Chem. 1991, 30, 2487-2494.

19. "A Novel Mode of Coordination for Phosphorus"; A. J. Arduengo, III, H. V. R. Dias, J. C. Calabrese, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1991, 113, 7071-7072.

20. "Synthesis, Structural and Spectroscopic Characterization of the Germanazene, [GeN(2,6-i-Pr2C6H3)]3 and the Tin and Lead Tetramers, [SnN(BMes2)]4, [SnN(2,6-i-Pr2C6H3)]4 and [PbN(2,6-i-Pr2C6H3)]4"; H. Chen, H. V. R. Dias, R. A. Bartlett, M. M. Olmstead, P. P. Power,  Inorg. Chem. 1991, 30, 3390-3394.

21. "A 3-Coordinate 4-Electron Phosphorus Donor"; A. J. Arduengo, III, H. V. R. Dias, J. C. Calabrese,  Inorg. Chem. 1991, 30, 4880-4882.

22. "Electronic Stabilization of Nucleophilic Carbenes"; A. J. Arduengo, III, H. V. R. Dias, R. L. Harlow, M. Kline, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 5530-5534.

23. "A Stable Carbene-Alane Adduct"; A. J. Arduengo, III, H. V. R. Dias, J. C. Calabrese, F. Davidson, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 9724-9725; Highlighted in Chemical and Engineering News, December 14, 1992, "Stable Carbene-Alane Adduct Prepared" in Science & Technology Concentrates, page 22.

24. "Synthesis and Characterization of Bulky Aryl Derivatives of the Heavier Main Group 3 Elements"; M. A. Petrie, P. P. Power, K. Ruhlandt-Senge, K. M. Waggoner, R. J. Wehmschulte,  Organometallics, 1993, 12, 1086-1093.

25. "A Carbene-GeI2 Adduct: Model of the Non-Least-Motion Pathway for Dimerization of Singlet Carbenes"; A. J. Arduengo, III, H. V. R. Dias, J. C. Calabrese, F. Davidson,  Inorg. Chem. 1993, 32, 1541-1542.

26. "Homoleptic Carbene-Silver(I) and Carbene-Copper(I) Complexes"; A. J. Arduengo, III, H. V. R. Dias, J. C. Calabrese, F. Davidson,  Organometallics, 1993, 12, 3405-3409.

27. "Carbene Adducts of Magnesium and Zinc"; A. J. Arduengo, III, H. V. R. Dias, F. Davidson, R. L. Harlow,  J. Organomet. Chem. 1993, 462, 13-18.

28. "The X-ray Crystal Structures of the Mononuclear Silyllithium Species Li(THF)3SiPh3 and Li(THF)3Si(SiMe3)3";  H. V. R. Dias, M. M. Olmstead, K. Ruhlandt-Senge, P. P. Power, J. Organomet. Chem. 1993, 462, 1-6.

29. "Ten Years of Tricoordinate Hypervalent Phosphorus Chemistry"; A. J. Arduengo, III, H. V. R. Dias,  Main Group Chem. News, 1994, 2, 16-20.

30. "Coordination Chemistry of ADPO"; A. J. Arduengo, III,  H. V. R. Dias, J. C. Calabrese, Phosphorus Sulfur Silicon, 1994, 87, 1-10.

31. "A Stable Tridentate Carbene Ligand";  H. V. R. Dias, W. Jin, Tetrahedron Lett. 1994, 35, 1365-1366; recognized as a World Record in Chemistry; See Page 258, “World Records in Chemistry”, Editor H.-J. Quadbeck-Seeger; Wiley, 1999, ISBN 3-527-29574-7.

32. "Electron Distribution in a Stable Carbene"; A. J. Arduengo, III, H. V. R. Dias, D. A. Dixon, R. L. Harlow, W. T. Klooster, T. F. Koetzle, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 6812-6822.

33. "Synthesis and Chemistry of [Hydridotris(3-tert-butylpyrazolyl)borato]indium(I)";  H. V. R. Dias, L. Huai, W. Jin, S. G. Bott,  Inorg. Chem. 1995, 34, 1973-1974.

34. "Synthesis and Structure of a [Hydridotris(3,5-bis(trifluoromethyl)pyrazolyl)borato] potassium";  H. V. R. Dias, H. L. Lu, R. E. Ratcliff, S. G. Bott, Inorg. Chem. 1995, 34, 1975-1976.

35. "Potentially Stable Carbenes: A Theoretical Study of Pyrazol-ylidenes";  H. V. R. Dias, L. L. Wall, D. S. Marynick,  J. Mol. Struct. (Theochem), 1995, 342, 115-120.

36. "Copper(I) Carbonyl Complex of a Trifluoromethylated Tris(pyrazolyl)borate Ligand"; H. V. R. Dias,  H.-L. Lu, Inorg. Chem. 1995, 34, 5380-5382.

37. "Chemistry of Trifluoromethylated Tris(pyrazolyl)borate:  Synthesis and Characterization of Carbonyl and Isonitrile Adducts of Silver(I)"; H. V. R. Dias, W. Jin,  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 11381-11382.

38. "Aluminum Derivatives of N-Isopropyl-2-(isopropylamino)troponimine"; H. V. R. Dias, W. Jin, R. E. Ratcliff,  Inorg. Chem. 1995, 34, 6100-6105.

39. "Monomeric Indium(I) and Silver(I) Complexes of a Polyfluorinated Tris(pyrazolyl)borate"; H. V. R. Dias, W. Jin,  Inorg. Chem. 1996, 35, 267-268.

40. "Preparation of Group 4 Metal Complexes of a Bulky Amido-Fluorenyl Ligand";  H. V. R. Dias, Z. Wang, S. G. Bott, J. Organomet. Chem. 1996, 508, 91-99.

41. "Synthesis and Characterization of Copper(II), Zinc(II) and Potassium Complexes of a Highly Fluorinated Bis(pyrazolyl)borate Ligand"; H. V. R. Dias, J. D. Gorden,  Inorg. Chem. 1996, 35, 318-324.

42. "Copper(I) Isocyanide Complexes of Highly Fluorinated Poly(pyrazolyl)borates";  H. V. R. Dias, H.-L. Lu, J. D. Gorden, W. Jin, Inorg. Chem. 1996, 35, 2149-2151.

43. "Polyfluorinated Tris(pyrazolyl)borates. Syntheses and Spectroscopic and Structural Characterization of Group 1 and Group 11 Metal Complexes of [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3]- and [HB(3-(CF3)Pz)3]-";  H. V. R. Dias, W. Jin, H.-J. Kim, H.-L. Lu, Inorg. Chem. 1996, 35, 2317-2328.

44. "Coinage Metal Carbonyls and Isocyanides: Synthesis and Characterization of the Gold(I) Complexes [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3]AuCO and [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3]AuCNBut";  H. V. R. Dias, W. Jin, Inorg. Chem. 1996, 35, 3687-3694.

45. "The Synthesis and Structure of [Tpt-Bu2]In,  A Highly Twisted Tris(3,5-di-t-butylpyrazolyl)hydroborato Indium(I) Complex:  A Comparison with the Re-evaluated Ordered Structure of [Tpt-Bu]In"; M. C. Kuchta, H. V. R. Dias, S. G. Bott,  G. Parkin, Inorg. Chem. 1996, 35, 943-948.

46. "Investigation of the Electronic and Geometric Effects of Trifluoromethyl Substituents on Tris(pyrazolyl)borate Ligands Using Manganese(I) and Copper(I) Complexes"; H. V. R. Dias, H.-J. Kim, H.-L. Lu, K. Rajeshwar, N. R. de Tacconi, A. Derecskei-Kovacs, D. S. Marynick, Organometallics, 1996, 15, 2994-3003.

47. "Synthesis and Characterization of Lithium, Zirconium, and Hafnium Derivatives of N-isopropyl-2-(isopropylamino)troponiminate"; H. V. R. Dias, W. Jin, Z. Wang, Inorg. Chem. 1996, 35, 6074-6079.

48. "N-Methyl-2-(methylamino)troponiminate Complexes of Tin(II), Gallium(III) and Indium(III).  Syntheses of [(Me)2ATI]2GaI and [(Me)2ATI]2InCl Using the Sn(II) Reagent [(Me)2ATI]2Sn"; H. V. R. Dias, W. Jin, Inorg. Chem. 1996, 35, 6546-6551.

49. "Syntheses and Characterization of Tin(II) Complexes Containing 10p-Electron Ring Systems"; H. V. R. Dias, W. Jin, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1996, 118, 9123-9126.

50. "Novel Tris(pyrazolyl)borates Bearing Perfluoroalkyl Pigtails:  Syntheses and Characterization of the Sodium and Copper(I) Complexes of [HB(3-(R)Pz)3]- (where R = C2F5, C3F7; Pz = pyrazolyl)"; H. V. R. Dias, H. -J. Kim, Organometallics, 1996, 15, 5374-5379.

51. "N-isopropyl-2-(isopropylamino)troponiminate Complexes of Lithium and Calcium"; H. V. R. Dias, W. Jin, J. Chem. Cryst., 1997, 27, 353-358.

52. "Syntheses and Characterization of Zirconium and Hafnium Complexes of Amido-Fluorenyl Ligands [(NBut)Si(Me)2CH2(C13H8)]2- and [(NPri)Si(Me)2CH2(C13H8)]2-"; H. V. R. Dias, Z. Wang, J. Organomet. Chem., 1997, 539, 77-85.

53. "A Carbene•Phosphinidene Adduct: Phosphaalkene"; A. J. Arduengo, III, H. V. R. Dias, J. C. Calabrese, Chem. Letters, 1997, 143-144.

54. "Carbene•Pnictinidene Adducts"; A. J. Arduengo, III, J. C. Calabrese, A. H. Cowley, H. V. R. Dias, J. R. Goerlich, W. J. Marshall, B. Riegel, Inorg. Chem. 1997, 36, 2151-2158.

55. "Formation of Two Heterocyclic Dimers From Dimethyl Diazomalonate and Bis(methoxycarbonyl)carbene.  Preparation and Trapping of Methoxy(methoxycarbonyl)ketene with Cyclopentadiene"; M. Pomerantz, M. Levanon, X. Gu, H. V. R. Dias, Tetrahedron, 1997, 53, 10019-10028.

56. "Germanium Containing Heterobicyclic 10-p-Electron Ring Systems.  Synthesis and Characterization of Neutral and Cationic Germanium(II) Derivatives of Aminotroponiminates"; H. V. R. Dias, Z. Wang, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1997, 119, 4650-4655.

57. "Synthesis and Chemistry of Hydrotris(3,5-bis(trifluoromethyl)pyrazolyl)boratosilver(I) Complexes"; H. V. R. Dias, Z. Wang, W. Jin, Inorg. Chem., 1997, 36, 6205 -6215.

58.  “An Air Stable Carbene and Mixed Carbene Dimers"; A. J. Arduengo, III, F. Davidson, H. V. R. Dias, J. R. Goerlich, D. Khasnis, W. J. Marshall, T. K. Prakasha, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1997, 119, 12742-12749.

59. "Aminotroponiminato Complexes of Silicon, Germanium, Tin, and Lead", H. V. R. Dias, Z. Wang, W. Jin, Coord. Chem. Rev., 1998, 176, 67-86.

60. "C-H Insertion Reactions of Nucleophilic Carbenes", A. J. Arduengo III, J. C. Calabrese, F. Davidson, H. V. R. Dias, J. R. Goerlich, R. Krafczyk, W. J. Marshall, M. Tamm, R. Schmutzler,  Helv. Chim. Acta 1999, 82, 2348-2364.

61. “Metals in Medicine”, H. V. R. Dias, Pragna: IFS Science Bulletin, 1999, 12, 5-8.

62. "Direct Synthesis of a Bis(pyrazolyl)boratocopper(I) Complex: Synthesis and Characterization of [H2B(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)2]Cu(PPh3)2 Displaying an Unusual Coordination Mode for a Poly(pyrazolyl)borate Ligand", H. V. R. Dias, H.-L. Lu, Inorg. Chem., 2000, 39, 2246-2248.

63. "Coinage Metal Complexes of 3,5-bis(trifluoromethyl)pyrazolate Ligand: Synthesis and Characterization of  {[3,5-(CF3)2Pz]Cu}3  and {[3,5-(CF3)2Pz]Ag}3", H. V. R. Dias, S. A. Polach, Z. Wang, J. Fluorine Chem., 2000, 103, 163-169.

64. "Low Valent Gallium, Indium, and Tin Compounds That Contain a Highly Fluorinated Tris(pyrazolyl)borate Ligand: Syntheses and Characterization of [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3]Ga, [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3]In, and [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3]Sn(CF3SO3)”, H. V. R. Dias, W. Jin, Inorg. Chem., 2000, 39, 815-819.

65. "Adduct Formation or Metathesis Reactions of Silver Complexes Containing the Fluorinated Ligands [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3]- and [CF3SO3]-: Formation of Silver Complexes Containing Unsupported Silver-Germanium Bonds”, H. V. R. Dias, Z. Wang, Inorg. Chem., 2000, 39, 3890-3893.

66. "Ethylene Oxide and Propylene Sulfide Complexes of Silver(I): Synthesis and Characterization of [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3]Ag(OC2H4) and [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3]Ag(SC3H6)”, H. V. R. Dias, Z. Wang, Inorg. Chem., 2000, 39, 3724-3727.

67. "Copper and Silver Complexes Containing Organic Azide Ligands: Syntheses, Structures, and Theoretical Investigation of [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3]CuNNN(1-Ad) and [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3]AgN(1-Ad)NN (where Pz = pyrazolyl, and 1-Ad = 1-adamantyl)”, H. V. R. Dias, S. A. Polach, S.-K. Goh, E. F. Archibong, D. S. Marynick, Inorg. Chem., 2000, 39, 3894-3901.

68. "Azido Derivatives of Low Valent Group 14 Elements:  Synthesis, Characterization, and Electronic Structure of [(n-Pr)2ATI]GeN3 and [(n-Pr)2ATI]SnN3 Featuring Heterobicyclic 10-p-Electron Ring Systems”, A. E. Ayers, D. S. Marynick, H. V. R. Dias, Inorg. Chem., 2000, 39, 4147-4151.

69. "An Isolabale Oxygen Coordinated Silver(I) Complex of Dimethyl Diazomalonate:  Synthesis and Characterization of [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3]Ag[OC(OCH3)]2CN2 (where Pz = pyrazolyl)", H. V. R. Dias, S. A. Polach, Inorg. Chem., 2000, 39, 4676-4677.

70. "Azido Derivatives of Germanium(II) and Tin(II):  Syntheses and Characterization of [(Mes)2DAP]GeN3,  [(Mes)2DAP]SnN3,  and the Corresponding Chloro Analogues  Featuring Heterocyclic 6-p-Electron Ring Systems", A. E. Ayers, T. M. Klapötke, H. V. R. Dias, Inorg. Chem., 2001, 40, 1000-1005.

71. "An Intramolecular Azomethine Ylide-Alkene Cycloaddition Approach to Pyrrolo[3,2-c]quinolines-Synthesis of a C2-Truncated Martinelline Model", C. J. Lovely,  H. Mahmud,  H. V. R. Dias, Tetrahedron  2001, 57, 4095-4105.

72. "Synthesis and Diels-Alder Reactions of 4-Vinylimidazoles", C. J. Lovely, H. Du, H. V. R. Dias, Org. Lett., 2001, 3, 1319-1322.

73. "Reactions of Divalent Group 14 Compounds Containing an Azido Functionality:  Synthesis and Characterization of [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3]AgGe(N3)[(n-Pr)2ATI] and [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3]AgSn(N3)[(n-Pr)2ATI]", H. V. R. Dias, A. E. Ayers, Polyhedron, 2002, 21, 611-618.

74. "An Investigation of Silver Salt Metathesis: Preparation of Cationic Germanium(II) and Tin(II) Complexes, and Silver Adducts Containing Unsupported Silver-Germanium and Silver-Tin Bonds", H. V. R. Dias, A. E. Ayers, Inorg. Chem., 2002, 41, 3259-3268.

75. "An Intramolecular Cycloaddition Approach to Pyrrolo[3,2-c]quinolones”, Y. He, H. Mahmud, B. R. Wayland, H. V. R. Dias, C. J. Lovely, Tetrahedron Let. 2002, 43, 1171-1174.

76. "Copper(I) Ethylene Adducts and Aziridination Catalysts Based on Fluorinated Tris(pyrazolyl)borates [HB(3-(CF3),5-(Ph)Pz)3]- (where R = CF3, C6H5, H; Pz = Pyrazolyl)", H. V. R. Dias, H.-L. Lu, H. –J. Kim, S. A. Polach, T. K. H. H. Goh, R. G. Browning, C. J. Lovely,  Organometallics, 2002, 21, 1466-1473.

77. "Synthesis and Solid State Structures of Dimethyl 2,2’-Bithiophenedicarboxylates", M. Pomerantz, A. S. Amarasekera, H. V. R. Dias, J. Org. Chem., 2002, 67, 6931-6837.

78. "Synthesis of Fused Bicyclic Imidazoles via Ring-Closing Metathesis", Y. Chen, H. V. R. Dias, C. J. Lovely, Tetrahedron Let., 2003, 44, 1379-1382.

79. "Regioselective Synthesis of 1-Benzyl- and 1-Methyl-4-vinylimidazole and their Reactions with N-Phenylmaleimide", C. J. Lovely, H. Du, H. V. R. Dias, J. Heterocyl. Chem., 2003, 60, 1-7.

80. "Activation of Alkyl Halides via a Silver-Catalyzed Carbene Insertion Process ", H. V. R. Dias, R. G. Browning, S. A. Polach, H. V. K. Diyabalanage, C. J. Lovely, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 9270-9271.

81. "Syntheses of Aluminum and Zinc Alkyl Complexes of a Highly Fluorinated Tris(pyrazolyl)borate using [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3]Ag(THF) as the Ligand Transfer Agent”, H. V. R. Dias,  W. Jin,  Inorg. Chem., 2003, 42, 5034-5036.

82. "Bright Phosphorescence of a Trinuclear Copper (I) Complex: Luminescence Thermochromism, Solvatochromism, and “Concentration Luminochromism”, H. V. R. Dias, H. V. K. Diyabalanage, M. A. Rawashdeh-Omary, M. A. Franzman, M. A. Omary, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 12072-12073.  This discovery has been recognized as a “Heart-Cut” item in the November 17, 2003 issue.  “Heart-Cut” is an electronic feature journal by the American Chemical Society that highlights the most interesting new findings.

83. "Blue Phosphors of Dinuclear and Mononuclear Copper (I) and Silver(I) Complexes Containing 3,5-Bis(trifluoromethyl)pyrazolate and the Related Bis(pyrazolyl)borate”,  M. A. Omary, M. A. Rawashdeh-Omary, H. V. K. Diyabalanage, H. V. R. Dias, Inorg. Chem., 2003, 42, 8612-8614.

84. "Fluorinated Tris(pyrazolyl)borates.  Syntheses and Characterization of Sodium and Copper Complexes of [HB(3-(CF3),5-(Ph)Pz)3]-”,  H. V. R. Dias, T. K. H. H. Goh, Polyhedron (Invited Paper for Special Issue on Scorpionates), 2004, 23, 273-282.

85. "Oxidative Rearrangement of Imidazoles with Dimethyldioxirane", C. J. Lovely, H. Du, Y. He, H. V. R. Dias, Org. Lett. 2004, 6, 735-738;  2005, 7, 749.

86. "Indium and Thallium", H. V. R. Dias, Comprehensive Coordination Chemistry II. 2004, 3, 383-463.

87. "Arginine/2,5-Dihydroxybenzoic Acid Clusters: An Experimental and Computational Study of the Gas-Phase and Solid-State Systems”, G. R. Kinsel, Q. Zhao, J. Narayanasamy, F. Yassin, H. V. R. Dias, B. Niesner, K. Prater, C. St. Marie, L. Ly, D. S. Marynick, J. Phys. Chem. A, 2004, 108,  3153-3161.

88. "Silver(I) Scorpionate Mediated Insertion of Carbenes into Aliphatic C-H Bonds", H. V. R. Dias, R. G. Browning, S. A. Richey, C. J. Lovely, Organometallics, 2004, 23, 1200-1202; 2005, 24, 5784.

89. "Copper(I) Complexes of Fluorinated Triazapentadienyl Ligands: Synthesis and Characterization of  [N{(C3F7)C(Dipp)N}2]CuL (where L = NCCH3, CNBut, CO; Dipp = 2,6-diisopropylphenyl)", H. V. R. Dias, S. Singh, Inorg. Chem., 2004, 43, 5786-5788.

90. "Sterically Demanding Methyl Tris(pyrazolyl)borate Ligands:  Synthesis and Characterization of Thallium(I) Complexes Supported by [MeB(3-(t-Bu)Pz)3]- and [MeB(3-(Mes)Pz)3]-”, H. V. R. Dias, X. Wang, Polyhedron, 2004, 23, 2533-2539.

91. "Silver(I) Complexes of a Sterically Demanding Fluorinated Triazapentadienyl Ligand [N{(C3F7)C(Dipp)N}2]- (where Dipp = 2,6-diisopropylphenyl)", H. V. R. Dias, S. Singh, Inorg. Chem., 2004, 43, 7396-7402.

92. "Copper(I) Complexes Supported by a Heavily Fluorinated Bis(pyrazolyl)borate:  Syntheses and Characterization of [H2B(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)2]CuL (Where L = PPh3, N≡CCH3, HC≡CPh, H2C=CHPh) and {[H2B(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)2]Cu}2(1,5-COD)", H. V. R. Dias, S. A. Richey, H. V. K. Diyabalanage, J. Thankamani, J. Organomet. Chem., 2005, 690, 1913-1922.

93.  "Brightly Phosphorescent Trinuclear Copper(I) Complexes of Pyrazolates: Substituent Effects on the Supramolecular Structure and Photophysics”, H. V. R. Dias, H. V. K. Diyabalanage, M. G. Eldabaja, O. Elbjeirami, M. A. Rawashdeh-Omary, M. A. Omary, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 7489-7501.

94.  "A silver-catalyzed Büchner reaction”, C. J. Lovely, R. G. Browning, V. Badarinarayana, H. V. R. Dias, Tetrahedron Lett., 2005, 46, 2453-2455.

95. "Neutral Cu4N12 and Ag4N12 metallacycles with a para-cyclophane framework assembled from copper(I) and silver(I) pyrazolates and pyridazine”, H. V. R. Dias, H. V. K. Diyabalanage, C. S. Palehepitiya Gamage, Chem. Commun., 2005, 1619-1621.

96.  "Supramolecular Features of Synthetic Nanotubes”, V. G. Organo, A. V. Leontiev, V. Sgarlata, H. V. R. Dias, D. M. Rudkevich, Angew. Chem., 2005, 117, 3103-3107,  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2005, 44, 3043-3047.  This work has been highlighted in “Chemistry World”, June, 2005.

97. "Monomeric Thallium(I) Complexes of Fluorinated Triazapentadienyl Ligands”, H. V. R. Dias, S. Singh, T. Cundari, Angew. Chem., 2005, 117, 4985-4988, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2005, 44, 4907-4910.

98. "Silver(I) Carbonyl and Silver(I) Ethylene Complexes of a B-Protected Fluorinated Tris(pyrazolyl)borate Ligand”, H. V. R. Dias, X. Wang, Dalton Trans., 2005,2985-2987.

99. "Metal Effect on the Supramolecular Structure, Photophysics, and Acid-Base Character of Trinuclear Pyrazolato Coinage Metal Complexes”, M. A. Omary, M. A. Rawashdeh-Omary, M. A. W. Gonser, O. Elbjeirami, T. Grimes, T. R. Cundari, H. V. K. Diyabalanage, C. S. Palehepitiya Gamage, and H. V. R. Dias, Inorg. Chem., 2005, 44, 8200-8210. Highlighted on the Inorganic Chemistry Cover, Nov 14, 2005.

100. “Fluorinated Tris(pyrazolyl)borate Ligands without the Problematic Hydride Moiety:  Isolation of Copper(I)-Ethylene and Copper(I)-Tin(II) Complexes using [MeB(3-(CF3)Pz)3]-”, H. V. R. Dias, X. Wang, H. V. K. Diyabalanage, Inorg. Chem., 2005, 44, 7322-7324.

101. "Polypyrrole-Montmorillonite Nanocomposite: A Composite Fast Ion Conductor”, D. M. M. Krishantha, R. M. G. Rajapakse, D. T. B. Tennakoon, H. V. R. Dias, J. Composite Mater., 2006, 40, 1009-1021.

102. "A mild, copper catalyzed route to conducting polyaniline”, H. V. R. Dias, X. Wang, R. M. G. Rajapakse, R. L. Elsenbaumer, Chem. Commun., 2006, 976-978.  Highlighted in Chemical and Engineering News, March 6, 2006, "Copper catalyst paves new way to polyaniline" in Science & Technology Concentrates, page 62.

103. “Mixed-Conducting Polyaniline-Fuller’s Earth Nano Composites Prepared by Stepwise Intercalation”, D. M. M. Krishantha, R. M. G. Rajapakse, D. T. B. Tennakoon, H. V. R. Dias, Electrochim. Acta, 2006, 51, 2483-2490.

104. “Trimeric silver(I) pyrazolates with isopropyl, bromo and nitro substituents: Synthesis and characterization of {[3,5-(i-Pr)2Pz]Ag}3, {[3,5-(i-Pr)2,4-(Br)Pz]Ag}3, and {[3,5-(i-Pr)2,4-(NO2)Pz]Ag}3”, H. V. R. Dias, H. V. K. Diyabalanage, Polyhedron, 2006, 25, 1655-1661.

105. “Antimicrobial Properties of Highly Fluorinated Silver(I) Tris(pyrazolyl)borates”, H. V. R. Dias, K. H. Batdorf, M. Fianchini, H. V. K. Diyabalanage,   S. Carnahan, R. Mulcahy, A. Rabiee, K. Nelson, L. G. van Waasbergen, Inorg. Biochem., 2006, 100, 158-160.

106. “Cyclization Reactions of N-Acryloyl-2-aminobenzaldehyde Derivatives: Formal Total Synthesis of Martinellic Acid”, Y. He, H. Mahmud, R. Moningka, C. J. Lovely, H. V. R. Dias, Tetrahedron, 2006, 62, 8755-8769.

107. “Intertrimer and Intratrimer Metallophilic and Excimeric Bonding in the Ground and Phosphorescent States of Trinuclear Coinage Metal Pyrazolates: A Computational Study”, T. Grimes, M. A. Omary, H. V. R. Dias, T. R. Cundari, J. Phys. Chem. A, 2006, 110, 5823-5830.

108. “Greener Method for High Quality Polypyrrole”, H. V. R. Dias, M. Fianchini, R. M. G. Rajapakse, Polymer, 2006, 47, 7349-7354.

109. “Monomeric lithium triazapentadienyl complexes”, H. V. R. Dias, S. Singh, Dalton Trans., 2006,1995-2000.

110. “Sulfamides and sulfamide polymers directly from sulfur dioxide”, A. V. Leontiev, H. V. R. Dias, D. M. Rudkevich, Chem. Commun., 2006, 2887-2889.

111. “Syntheses of Highly Fluorinated 1,3,5-Triazapentadienyl ligands and their Use in the Isolation of Copper(I)-Carbonyl and Copper(I)-Ethylene Complexes”, H. V. R. Dias, S. Singh, J. A. Flores, Inorg. Chem., 2006, 45, 8859-8861.

112. “Investigation of the Bromination of Tetrahydrobenzimidazoles”, C. J. Lovely, Y. He, H. M. Fenton, H. V. R. Dias, Heterocylces, 2006, 70, 129-133.

113. “AC impedance analysis of polyanilinemontmorillonite nanocomposites”, D. M. M. Krishantha, R. M. G. Rajapakse, D. T. B. Tennakoon, H. V. R. Dias, Ionics, 2006, 12, 287-294.

114. H. V. Rasika Dias, “Silver, [tris[3,5-bis(trifluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazolato-κN1]hydroborato(1-)-κN2, κN2′, κN2″]–, 2006, Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis [Online], John Wiley & Sons Ltd., www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/eros/; DOI: 10.1002/047084289X.rn00663.

115. “Silver-Catalyzed [2,3]-Rearrangement of Halonium Ylides Derived from Allyl and Propargyl Halides and Alkyl Diazoacetates”, P. Krishnamoorthy, R. G. Browning, S. Singh, R. Sivappa, C. J. Lovely, H. V. R. Dias, Chem. Commun., 2007, 731-733.

116. “Trinuclear Silver(I) Complexes of Fluorinated Pyrazolates”, H. V. R. Dias, C. S. Palehepitiya Gamage, J. Keltner, H. V. K. Diyabalanage, I. Omari, Y. Eyobo, N. R. Dias, N. Roehr, L. McKinney, T. Poth, Inorg. Chem, 2007, 46, 2979-2987.

117. “A “Classical” Silver Carbonyl Complex [MeB(3-(Mes)Pz)3]AgCO and the Related Silver Ethylene Adduct [MeB(3-(Mes)Pz)3]Ag(C2H4)”, H. V. R. Dias, M. Fianchini, Angew. Chem., 2007, 119, 2238-2241,  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2007, 46, 2188-2191. Highlighted in the frontispiece.

118. “Eco-Friendly synthesis of high quality polyaniline using a copper(II) scorpionate catalysts”, H. V. R. Dias, R. M. G. Rajapakse, D. M. M. Krishantha, M. Fianchini, X. Wang, R. L. Elsenbaumer, J. Mater. Chem., 2007, 17, 1762-1768. Identified as a “Hot-Paper”.

119. “Arene Sandwiched Silver(I) Pyrazolates”, H. V. R. Dias, C. S. Palehepitiya Gamage, Angew. Chem., 2007, 119, 2242-2244,  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2007, 46, 2192-2194.

120. “Structural variations of silver ethylene complexes supported by boron-protected fluorinated scorpionates and the isolation of a ligand directed silver helix”, H. V. R. Dias, J. Wu, X. Wang, K. Rangan, Inorg. Chem., 2007, 46, 1960-1962.

121. “Preparation and Diels-Alder Chemistry of 4-Vinylimidazoles”, C. J. Lovely, H. Du, R. Sivappa, M. R. Bhandari, H. V. R. Dias, J. Org. Chem, 2007, 72, 3741-3749.

122. “Antimicrobial Properties of Highly Fluorinated Tris(pyrazolyl)borates”, L. G. van Waasbergen, I. Fajdectic, M. Fianchini, H. V. R. Dias, Inorg. Biochem., 2007, 101, 1180-1183.

123. “Fluorinated Tris(pyrazolyl)borates and Silver(I) Complexes of Group 14 Ligands”, H. V. R. Dias, M. Fianchini, Comments Inorg. Chem., 2007, 28, 73-92.

124. “Thermally Stable Gold(I) b-Diketiminate Complexes”, H. V. R. Dias, J. A. Flores, Inorg. Chem., 2007, 46, 5841-5843.

125. “Small Scorpionate Ligands: Silver(I)-Organophosphane Complexes of 5-CF3-Substituted Scorpionate Ligand Combining a B-H•••Ag Coordination Motif”, H. V. R. Dias, S. Alidori, G. Gioia Lobbia, G. Papini, M. Pellei, C. Santini, Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 9708-9714.

126. “Silver(I)-organophosphane complexes of electron withdrawing CF3- or NO2-substituted scorpionate ligands”, M. Pellei, S. Alidori, G. Papini, G. Gioia Lobbia, J. D. Gorden, H. V. R. Dias, C. Santini, Dalton Trans. 2007, 42,  4845-4853.

127. “Thermally stable gold(I) ethylene adducts: [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3]Au(CH2=CH2) and [HB(3-(CF3),5-(Ph)Pz)3]Au(CH2=CH2)”, H. V. R. Dias, J. Wu, Angew. Chem., 2007, 119, 7960-7962; Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2007, 46, 7814-7816. Identified as a “Hot-Paper” in Angew. Chem., Int. Ed.  Highlighted in Chemical and Engineering News, September 17, 2007, "Gold scorpionates capture ethylene" in Science & Technology Concentrates, page 31.

128. “Synthesis and characterization of the first gold(I)-tris(ethylene) complex: [Au(C2H4)3][SbF6]”, H. V. R. Dias, M. Fianchini, T. R. Cundari, C. F. Campana, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2008, 47, 556-559.

129. “Structurally characterized coinage metal ethylene complexes”, H. V. R. Dias, J. Wu, Invited Microreview for Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2008, 509-522, and 2008, 2113. Highlighted on the European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry Cover, Issue 4, 2008.

130. “Toluene Sandwiched Trinuclear Copper(I) and Silver(I) Triazolates, and Phosphine Adducts of Dinuclear Copper(I) and Silver(I) Triazolates”, H. V. R. Dias, S. Singh, C. F. Campana, Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 3943-3945.

131. “Gold(I)-Ethylene and Copper(I)-Ethylene Complexes Supported by a Polyhalogenated Triazapentadienyl Ligand”, J. A. Flores, H. V. R. Dias, Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 4448-4450.

132. “Carbonyl and Olefin Adducts of Coinage Metals Supported by Poly(pyrazolyl)borate and Poly(pyrazolyl)alkane Ligands and Silver Mediated Atom Transfer Reactions”, H. V. R. Dias, C. J. Lovely, Chem. Rev. 2008, 108, 3223–3238; Highlighted on the Journal Inside Cover.

133. “Structures of Silver Pyrazolates in Hydrocarbon Solutions via Vapor Pressure Osmometry”, D. M. M. Krishantha, C. S. Palehepitiya Gamage, Z. A. Schelly, H. V. R. Dias, Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 7065-7067.

134. “Unsymmetrical 3- and 5-substituted bis(pyrazolyl)borate system”, H. V. R. Dias, G. G. Lobbia, G. Papini, M. Pellei, C Santini, Inorg. Chem. Commun., 2008, 11, 1417-1418.

135. “Total Synthesis of (±)-Calcaridine A and (±)-epi-Calcaridine A”, P. B. Koswatta, R. Sivappa, H. V. R. Dias and C. J. Lovely, Org. Lett., 2008, 10, 5055-5058.

136. “Coinage Metal-Ethylene Complexes Supported by Tris(pyrazolyl)borates. A Computational Study”, A. B. Kazi, H. V. R. Dias, S. M. Tekarli, G. R. Morello, T. R. Cundari, Organometallics, 2009, 28, 1826-1831.

137. “Silver-Catalyzed C-H Insertion Reactions with Donor-Acceptor Diazoacetates”, C. J. Lovely, J. A. Flores, X. Meng, H. V. R. Dias, Synlett., 2009, 129-132.

138. “Piezoelectric Microgenerator – Current Status, and Challenges”, H. Kim, W.-H. Lee, H. V. R. Dias, S. Priya, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 2009, 56, 1555-1568.

139. “Sandwiched Sodium and Half-sandwiched Copper Carbonyl Complexes Featuring Polyfluorinated Tris(triazolyl)borate [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Tz)3]-”, X. Kou, J. Wu, T. R. Cundari, H. V. R. Dias, Dalton Trans., 2009, 915-917.

140. “Gold(I) Chloride Coordinated 3-Hexyne”, J. Wu, P. Kroll, H. V. R. Dias, Inorg. Chem., 2009, 48, 423-425; Highlighted on the Inorganic Chemistry Cover, March 2009, Issue 5.

141. “Silver(I) Complexes of Fluorinated Scorpionates: Ligand Effects in Silver Catalyzed Carbene Insertion into C-H Bonds in Alkanes”, K. Rangan, M. Fianchini, S. Singh, H. V. R. Dias, Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2009, 362, 4347-4352; invited article on special issue of Protagonists in Chemistry: Swiatoslaw Trofimenko.

142. “Sensitization of Naphthalene Monomer Phosphorescence in a Sandwich Adduct with an Electron-poor Trinuclear Silver(I) Pyrazolate Complex”, M. A. Omary, O. Elbjeirami, C. S. Palehepitiya Gamage, K. M. Sherman, H. V. R. Dias, Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 1784-1786.

143. “A Non-Classical Copper Carbonyl on a Tri-alkene Hydrocarbon Support”, M. Fianchini, T. R. Cundari, N. J. DeYonker, H. V. R. Dias, Dalton Trans. 2009, 2085-2087; identified as a Dalton Transactions Hot Article.

144. “Synthesis and Catalytic Activity of an Electron-Deficient Copper-Ethylene Triazapentadienyl Complex”, J. A. Flores, V. Badarinarayana, S. Singh, C. J. Lovely, H. V. R. Dias, Dalton Trans., 2009, 7648-7652.

145. “Studies Toward the Total Synthesis of the Oroidin Dimers”, R. Sivappa, S. Mukherjee, H. V. R. Dias, C. J. Lovely, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2009, 7, 3215-3218.

146. “Copper(I) isocyanide and phosphane complexes of fluorinated mono- and bis-(pyrazolyl)borates”, H. V. R. Dias, G. G. Lobbia, G. Papini, M. Pellei, C. Santini, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2009, 3935-3941.

147. “Carbon Monoxide and Ethylene Complexes of Copper and Silver Supported by a Highly Fluorinated Tris(triazolyl)borate”, X. Kou, H. V. R. Dias, Dalton Trans., 2009, 7529-7536.

148. “Monomeric Copper(I), Silver(I), and Gold(I) Alkyne Complexes and the Coinage Metal Family Group Trends”, H. V. R. Dias, J. A. Flores, J. Wu, P. M. Kroll, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 11249-11255.

149.  “Total Synthesis of the Leucetta-Derived Alkaloid Calcaridine A”, P. B. Koswatta, R. Sivappa, H. V. R. Dias, C. J. Lovely, Synthesis, 2009,  2970-2982.

150. “Organometallic Wheels Based on Coinage Metal Ions and Norbornene:  Syntheses and Structural Characterization of [M(norbornene)3][SbF6] (M = Au, Ag, Cu)”, M. Fianchini, H. Dai, H. V. R. Dias, Chem. Commun., 2009, 6373-6375, identified as a Hot Article.

151. “Polyfluorinated Ligand Supported Organometallic Complexes of Copper, Silver, and Gold”, H. V. R. Dias, Pure Appl. Chem., 2010,82, 649-656.

152. “Scorpionates Bearing Nitro Substituents: Mono-, Bis- and Tris-(3-nitro-pyrazol-1-yl)borate Ligands and their Copper(I) Complexes”, M. Pellei, G. Papini, G. G. Lobia, S. Ricci, M. Yousufuddin, H. V. R. Dias, C. Santini, Dalton Trans., 2010,39, 8937-8944.
153. “On/Off Luminescence Vapochromic Selective Sensing of Benzene and Its Methylated Derivatives by a Trinuclear Silver(I) Pyrazolate Sensor”, M. A. Rawashdeh-Omary, M. D. Rashdan, S. Dharanipathi, O. Elbjeirami, P. Ramesh, H. V. R. Dias, Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 1160-1162.

154. “Intramolecular Diels-Alder Chemistry of 4-Vinylimidazoles”, Y. He, P. Krishnamoorthy, H. M. Lima, Y. Chen, H. Wu, R. Sivappa, H. V. R. Dias, C. J. Lovely, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2011, 9, 2685-2701.

155. “Silver(I) and copper(I) complexes supported by fully fluorinated 1,3,5-triazapentadienyl ligands”, H. V. R. Dias, J. A. Flores, M. Pellei, B. Morresi, G. Gioia Lobbia, S. Singh, Y. Kobayashi, M. Yousufuddin, C. Santini, Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 8569-8580.

156. “Isolable, Gold Carbonyl Complexes Supported by N-Heterocyclic Carbenes”, C. Dash, P. Kroll, M. Yousufuddin, H. V. R. Dias, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 4478-4480; Highlighted in Chemical and Engineering News, “Golden carbonyls proliferate”, March 2011.

157. “Synthesis and characterization of silver(I) adducts supported solely by 1,3,5-triazapentadienyl ligands or by triazapentadineyl and other N-donors”, J. A. Flores, Y. Kobayashi, H. V. R. Dias, Dalton Trans., 2011,40, 10351-10359.

158. “Cationic Gold Carbonyl Complex on a Phosphine Support”, H. V. R. Dias, C. Dash, M. Yousufuddin, M. A. Celik, G. Frenking, Inorg. Chem., 2011, 50, 4253-4255.

159. “Luminescence enhancement and tuning via multiple cooperative supramolecular interactions in an ion-paired multinuclear complex”, C. Yang, O. Elbjeirami, C. S. Palehepitiya Gamage, H. V. R. Dias, M. A. Omary, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 7434-7436.

160. “Carbene-based Lewis Pairs for Hydrogen Activation”, J. W. Runyon, O. Steinhof, H. V. R. Dias, J. C. Calabrese, W. J. Marshall, A. J. Arduengo, III, Aust. J. Chem., 2011, 64, 1165-1172.

161. “Structurally Similar, Thermally Stable Copper(I), Silver(I), and Gold(I) Ethylene Complexes Supported by a Fluorinated Scorpionate”, H. V. R. Dias, J. Wu, Organometallics, 2012, 31,1511–1517.

162. “Isolable tris(alkyne) and bis(alkyne) complexes of gold(I)”, A. Das, C. Dash, M. Yousufuddin, M. Ali Celik, G. Frenking, H. V. R. Dias, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 3940-3943.

163. “Dinuclear Tin(II) Complex of a Bulky cis-Oxamide: Synthesis, Characterization and Crystal Structure and DFT Studies”, M. Ibarra-Rodriguez, H. V. R. Dias, V. M. Jimenez-Perez, B. M. Munoz-Flores, A. Flores-Parra, S. Sanchez, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2012, 638,1486-1490.

164. “Copper(I) ethylene complexes supported by 1,3,5-triazapentadienyl ligands with electron withdrawing groups”, V. A. K. Adiraju, J. A. Flores, M. Yousufuddin, and H. V. R. Dias, Organometallics, 2012, 31, 7926-7932.

165. “Synthesis and biological activity of ester- and amide-functionalized imidazolium salts and related water soluble coinage metal N-heterocyclic carbene complexes”, M. Pellei, V. Gandin, M. Marinelli, C. Marzano, M. Yousufuddin, H. V. R. Dias, C. Santini, Inorg. Chem., 2012, 51, 9873-9882.

166. “Iron-containing nanomaterials: synthesis, properties, and environmental applications”, B. I. Kharisov, H. V. R. Dias, O. V. Kharissova, V. M. Jimenez-Perez, B. O. Perez, B. M. Flores, RSC Adv., 2012, 2, 9325-9358.

167. “Greener synthesis of nanoparticles”, O. V. Kharissova, H. V. R. Dias, B. I. Kharisov, B. O. Pérez, V. M. Jiménez-Pérez, Trends in Biotechnology, 2013, 31, 240-248.

168. “End-on and side-on p-acid ligand adducts of gold(I): carbonyl, cyanide, isocyanide and cyclooctyne gold(I) complexes supported by N-heterocyclic carbenes and phosphines”, C. Dash, V. A. K. Adiraju, A. Das, M. Yousufuddin, M. Ali Celik, G. Frenking, H. V. R. Dias, Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 729-742.

169. “Isolable, Copper(I) Dicarbonyl Complexes Supported by N-Heterocyclic Carbenes”, C. Dash, A. Das, M. Yousufuddin, H. V. R. Dias, Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 1584-1590.

170. “Tris(alkyne) and bis(alkyne) complexes of coinage metals: synthesis and characterization of (cyclooctyne)3M+ (M = Cu, Ag) and (cyclooctyne)2Au+ and coinage metal (M = Cu, Ag, Au) family group trends”, A. Das, C. Dash, M. Ali Celik, M. Yousufuddin, G. Frenking, H. V. R. Dias, Organometallics, 2013, 32, 3135-3144; Highlighted on the Organometallics Cover, June 2013, Issue 11.

171. “Silver(I) and copper(I) adducts of a tris(pyrazolyl)borate decorated with nine trifluoromethyl groups”, N. B. Jayaratna, I. I. Gerus, R. V. Mironets, P. Mykhailiuk, M. Yousufuddin, H. V. R. Dias, Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 1691-1693.

172. “Use of [SbF6]- to isolate cationic copper and silver adducts with more than one ethylene on the metal center”, M. Fianchini, C. F. Campana, T. R. Cundari, V. Petricek, H. V. R. Dias, Organometallics, 2013, 32, 3034-3041.

173. “Thallium(I) complexes of fluorinated bis- and tris(pyrazolyl)borate ligands: [H2B{3,5-(CF3)2pz}2]Tl and [HB{3,5-(CF3)2pz}3]Tl”, H. V. R. Dias, J. Thankamani, Acta Cryst. 2013, C69, 959–962.

174. “Silver(I) complexes of tris(pyrazolyl)borate ligands bearing six trifluoromethyl and three additional electron-withdrawing substituents”, N. B. Jayaratna, D. B. Pardue, M. Yousufuddin, K. G. Thakur, T. R. Cundari, H. V. R. Dias, Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 15399-15410.

175. “Gold mediated expulsion of dinitrogen from organic azides”, C. Dash, M. Yousufuddin, T. R. Cundari, H. V. R. Dias, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 15479-15488.

176. “Luminescent Organoboron Compounds Derived from Salicylidenebenzohydrazide: Synthesis, Characterization, Structures, and Photophysical Properties”, R. Chan-Navarro, V. M. Jiménez-Pérez, B. M. Muñoz-Flores, H. V. R. Dias, I. Moggio, E. Arias, G. Ramos-Ortíz, C. García, M. Yousufuddin, N. Waksman, Dyes and Pigments, 2013, 99, 1036-1043.

177. “Trinuclear copper(I) and silver(I) adducts of 4-chloro-3,5-bis(trifluoromethyl)pyrazolate and 4-bromo-3,5-bis(trifluoromethyl)pyrazolate”, C. V. Hettiarachchi  M. A. Rawashdeh-Omary,  D. Korir,  J. Kohistani, M. Yousufuddin, H. V. R. Dias, Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 13576-13583.

178. “Coordination and ligand substitution chemistry of bis(cyclooctyne)copper(I)”, A. Das, C. Dash, M. Yousufuddin, H. V. R. Dias, Organometallics, 2014, 33, 1644–1650.

179. C. Dash and H. V. R. Dias (2014) “Synthesis and reactivity of gold–olefin complexes” in Patai’s Chemistry of Functional Groups, edited by I. Marek. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester, UK. DOI: 10.1002/9780470682531.PAT0816. Published online 6/22/2014.

180. "Solubilization, dispersion and stabilization of magnetic nanoparticles in water and non-aqueous solvents: recent trends", Kharisov, B. I.; Dias, H. V. R.; Kharissova, O. V.; Vazquez, A.; Pena, Y.; Gomez, I., RSC Advances 2014, 4 (85), 45354-45381.

181. "Coordination and Ligand Substitution Chemistry of Bis(cyclooctyne)copper(I)", Das, A.; Dash, C.; Yousufuddin, M.; Dias, H. V. R., Organometallics 2014, 33 (7), 1644-1650.

182. BI Kharisov, OV Kharissova, HVR Dias (2014) "Nanomaterials for Environmental Protection", John Wiley & Sons.

183. "Ultrasmall particles in the catalysis", Kharisov, B. I.; Dias, H. V. R.; Kharissova, O. V.; Vázquez, A., Journal of Nanoparticle Research 2014, 16 (10), 1-29.

184. "Nanotechnology-based remediation of petroleum impurities from water", Kharisov, B. I.; Dias, H. V. R.; Kharissova, O. V., Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 2014, 122, 705-718.

185. "Mini-review: Ferrite nanoparticles in the catalysis", Kharisov, B. I.; Dias, H. V. R.; Kharissova, O. V., Arabian Journal of Chemistry 2014.

186. Copper(i), silver(i) and gold(i) complexes of N-heterocyclic carbene-phosphinidene", Adiraju, V. A. K.; Yousufuddin, M.; Rasika Dias, H. V., Dalton Transactions 2015, 44 (10), 4449-4454.

187. "Magnetic adsorbents based on micro- and nano-structured materials", Kharissova, O. V.; Dias, H. V. R.; Kharisov, B. I., RSC Advances 2015, 5 (9), 6695-6719.

188. "Synthesis and Study of Carbon Nanotubes by the Spray Pyrolysis Method Using Different Carbon Sources", Beatriz Ortega Garcia, Oxana Kharissova, Francisco Servando Aguirre-Tostado and Rasika Dias (2015). MRS Proceedings, 1752, pp 31-38. doi:10.1557/opl.2015.208.

189. "Isolable arene sandwiched copper(i) pyrazolates", Jayaratna, N. B.; Hettiarachchi, C. V.; Yousufuddin, M.; Rasika Dias, H. V., New Journal of Chemistry 2015, 39 (7), 5092-5095.

190. "Preparation of carbon nano-onions by the low-temperature unfolding of MWCNTs via interaction with theraphthal", Kharissova, O. V.; Dias, H. V. R.; Kharisov, B. I.; Jiang, J., RSC Advances 2015, 5 (71), 57764-57770.

191. "New application of fluorescent organotin compounds derived from Schiff bases: synthesis, X-ray structures, photophysical properties, cytotoxicity and fluorescent bioimaging", Jimenez-Perez, V. M.; Garcia-Lopez, M. C.; Munoz-Flores, B. M.; Chan-Navarro, R.; Berrones-Reyes, J. C.; Dias, H. V. R.; Moggio, I.; Arias, E.; Serrano-Mireles, J. A.; Chavez-Reyes, A., Journal of Materials Chemistry B 2015, 3 (28), 5731-5745.

192. " Zinc-Mediated Carbene Insertion to C–Cl Bonds of Chloromethanes and Isolable Zinc(II) Isocyanide Adducts", Kulkarni, N. V.; Das, A.; Jayaratna, N. B.; Yousufuddin, M.; Dias, H. V. R., Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54 (11), 5151-5153.

193. "Zinc(II)-Mediated Carbene Insertion into C–H Bonds in Alkanes", Kulkarni, N. V.; Dash, C.; Jayaratna, N. B.; Ridlen, S. G.; Karbalaei Khani, S.; Das, A.; Kou, X.; Yousufuddin, M.; Cundari, T. R.; Dias, H. V. R., Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54 (23), 11043-11045.

194. "Reactions of Imidazol(in)-2-ylidenes with electron deficient Fluoroolefins", Arduengo, A. J.; Calabrese, J. C.; Dias, H. V. R.; Davidson, F.; Goerlich, J. R.; Jockisch, A.; Kline, M.; Marshall, W. J.; Runyon, J. W., Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon and the Related Elements 2015. (Latest articles) DOI: 10.1080/10426507.2015.1094659

195. "Isolable Ethylene Complexes of Copper(I), Silver(I), and Gold(I) Supported by Fluorinated Scorpionates [HB{3-(CF3),5-(CH3)Pz}3]– and [HB{3-(CF3),5-(Ph)Pz}3]–", Ridlen, S. G.; Wu, J.; Kulkarni, N. V.; Dias, H. V. R., European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2016. (early view) DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201501365

196. " Fluorinated triazapentadienyl ligand supported ethyl zinc(ii) complexes: reaction with dioxygen and catalytic applications in the Tishchenko reaction", Kulkarni, N. V.; Das, A.; Ridlen, S. G.; Maxfield, E.; Adiraju, V. A. K.; Yousufuddin, M.; Dias, H. V. R., Dalton Transactions 2016. (Advance artice) DOI: 10.1039/C6DT00257A

197. "Novel multicharged silver(I)–NHC complexes derived from zwitterionic 1,3-symmetrically and 1,3-unsymmetrically substituted imidazoles and benzimidazoles: Synthesis and cytotoxic properties", Marinelli, M.; Pellei, M.; Cimarelli, C.; Dias, H. V. R.; Marzano, C.; Tisato, F.; Porchia, M.; Gandin, V.; Santini, C., . J. Organomet. Chem. 2016, 806, 45-53.

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