Functional Noncentrosymmetric Nanoparticle–Nanofiber Hybrids via Selective Fragmentation

MacKenzie, H. K.; Zhang, Y.†,*; Zheng, W.; Shaikh, H.; MacFarlane, L. R.; Musgrave, R. A.; Manners, I.

J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2024, 10.1021/jacs.4c04234.


Heterobimetallic 3d-4f Complexes Supported by a Schiff Base Tripodal Ligand

Neumann, T.; Thompson, B. C.; Hebron, D.; Graycon, D. M.; Collauto, A.; Roessler, M. M.; Wilson, D. W. N.; Musgrave, R. A.*

Dalton Trans.  2024, 53, 9921-9932.


Crystal Structure and NMR of an α,δ-Peptide Foldamer Helix Shows Side-Chains are Well Placed for Bifunctional Catalysis : Application as a Minimalist Aldolase Mimic

Lin, Q.; Lan, H.; Ma, C.; Stendall, R. T.; Shankland, K.; Musgrave, R. A.; Horton, P. N.; Baldauf, C.; Hofmann, H.; Butts, C. P.; Müller, M. M.; Cobb, A. J. A.*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.  2023, 62, e202305326.


A Robust, Divalent, Phosphaza-bicyclo[2.2.2]octane Connector Provides Access to Cage-Dense Inorganic Polymers and Networks

Bedard, J.; Linford-Wood, T. G.; Thompson, B. C.; Werner-Zwanziger, U.; Marczenko, K. M.; Musgrave, R. A.; Chitnis, S. S.*

J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2023, 145, 7569–7579.


A Linear Metal-Metal Bonded Tri-Iron Single-Molecule Magnet

Srinivasan, A.; Musgrave, R. A.; Rouzières, M.; Clérac, R.*; McGrady, J. E.; Hillard, E. A.*

Chem. Commun.  2021, 57, 13357–13360.


Revealing Redox Isomerism in Trichromium Imides by Anomalous Diffraction

Bartholomew, A. K.; Musgrave, R. A.; Anderton, K. J.; Juda, C. E.; Dong, Y.; Bu, W.; Wang, S.-Y.; Chen, Y.-S.; Betley, T. A.*

Chem. Sci.  2021, 12, 15739–15749.


Redox Chemistry of Nickelocene-Based Monomers and Polymers

Musgrave, R. A.*; Russell, A. D.; Gamm, P. R.; Hailes, R. L. N.; Lam, K.; Sparkes, H. A.; Green, J. C.; Geiger, W. E.*; Manners, I.*

Organometallics  2021, 40, 1945–1955.


Electrochemically Switchable Polymerization from Surface-Anchored Molecular Catalysts

Qi, M.; Zhang, H.; Dong, Q.; Li, J.; Musgrave, R. A.; Zhao, Y.; Dulock, N.; Wang, D.*; Byers, J. A.*

Chem. Sci.  2021, 12, 9042–9052.

Featured in the2021 Chemical Science HOT Article Collection


Metal-organic magnets with large coercivity and ordering temperatures up to 242°C

Perlepe, P.; Oyarzabal, I.*; Mailman, A. Yquel, M.; Platunov, M.; Dovgaliuk, I.; Rouzières, M.; Negrier, P.; Mondieig, D.; Suturina, E. A.; Dourges, M. A.; Bonhommeau, S.; Musgrave, R. A.; Pedersen, K. S.; Chernyshov, D.; Wilhelm, F.; Rogalev, A.; Mathonière, C.; Clérac, R.*

Science  2020, 370, 587592.


Linear and Branched Fiber-like Micelles from the Crystallisation-Driven Self-Assembly of Heterobimetallic Block Copolymer Polyelectrolyte/Surfactant Complexes

Jarrett-Wilkins, C. N.; Musgrave, R. A.; Hailes, R. L. N.; Harniman, R. L.; Faul, C. F. J.*; Manners, I.*

Macromolecules  2019, 52, 7289–7300.


Role of Torsional Strain in the Ring-opening Polymerisation of Low Strain [n]Nickelocenophanes

Musgrave, R. A.; Hailes, R. L. N.; Annibale, V. T.; Manners, I.* 

Chem. Sci.  2019, 10, 9841–9852.


Diiron Oxo Reactivity in a Weak-Field Environment

Johnson, E. J.; Kleinlein, C.; Musgrave, R. A.; Betley, T. A.*

Chem. Sci.  2019, 10, 6304–6310.


Ring-Opening Polymerisation of Low-Strain Nickelocenophanes: Synthesis and Magnetic Properties of Polynickelocenes with Carbon and Silicon Main Chain Spacers

Hailes, R. L. N.; Musgrave, R. A.; Kilpatrick, A. F. R.; Russell, A. D.; Whittell, G. R.; O’Hare, D.*; Manners, I.*

Chem. Eur. J.  2019, 25, 1044–1054.

Highlighted as a ‘Very Important Paper’


Chiral Transcription to Cationic Polycobaltocenes over Multiple Length Scales using Anionic Surfactants

Musgrave, R. A.; Choi, P.; Harniman, R. L.; Richardson, R. M.; Shen, C.; Whittell, G. R.; Crassous, J.; Qiu, H.*; Manners, I.* 

J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2018, 140, 7222–7231.


New Reactivity at the Silicon Bridge in Sila[1]ferrocenophanes

Musgrave, R. A.; Hailes, R. L. N.; Schäfer, A.; Russell, A. D.; Gates, P. J.; Manners, I.*

Dalton Trans.  2018, 47, 2759–2768.


Synthesis, Characterisation, and Properties of Poly(aryl)phosphinoboranes formed via Iron-catalysed Dehydropolymerisation

Turner, J. R.; Resendiz-Lara, D. A.; Jurca, T.; Schäfer, A.; Vance, J. R.; Beckett, L.; Whittell, G. R.; Musgrave, R. A.; Sparkes, H. A.; Manners, I.*

Macromol. Chem. Phys.  2017, 218, 1700120.


Influence of Strain and Bond Polarization on the Ring-opening and Ring-expansion of Phosphorus Homocycles 

Chitnis, S. S.; Musgrave, R. A.; Sparkes, H. A.; Annibale, V. T.; Manners, I.*

Inorg. Chem.  2017, 56, 4521–4537.


Main-chain Metallopolymers at the Static-dynamic Boundary based on Nickelocene 

Musgrave, R. A.; Russell, A. D.; Hayward, D. W.; Whittell, G. R.; Lawrence, P. G.; Gates, P. J.; Green, J. C.; Manners, I.*

Nature Chem.  2017, 9, 743–750.

Selected as August 2017 issue cover, highlighted by C&EN: ‘Metallopolymers now feature switchable personalities


Fused Ferrocenes Come Full Circle 

Musgrave, R. A.; Manners, I.*

Nature Chem.  2016, 8, 819–820.

Highlight ‘News and Views’ article


Tuning the Polymerization Behaviour of Silicon-Bridged [1]Ferrocenophanes Using Bulky Substituents

Musgrave, R. A.; Russell, A. D.; Whittell, G. R.; Haddow, M. F.; Manners, I.*

Organometallics  2015, 34, 897–907


Recent Developments with Strained Metallocenophanes

Russell, A. D.; Musgrave, R. A.; Stoll, L. K.; Choi, P.; Qiu, H.; Manners, I.*

J. Organomet. Chem.  2014, 784, 24–30.


Iron(II) Complexes of Ditopic Carbanionic Carbenes

Musgrave, R. A.; Turbervill, R. S. P.; Irwin, M.; Herchel, R.; Goicoechea, J. M.*

Dalton Trans.  2014, 43, 4335–4344.

Highlighted as a ‘Hot Article’ in the themed collection New Talent: Europe


Strained Ferrocenophanes

Musgrave, R. A.; Russell, A. D.; Manners, I.*

Organometallics  2013, 32, 5654–5667.

Part of the Ferrocene – Beauty and Function Special Issue


Transition Metal Complexes of Anionic N-Heterocyclic Dicarbene Ligands

Musgrave, R. A.; Turbervill, R. S. P.; Irwin, M.; Goicoechea, J. M.*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.  2012, 51, 10832–10835.

Highlighted as a ‘Hot Paper’