Publications

[38] "C-H Bond Activation and Isoprene Polymerization by Lutetium Alkylaluminate/gallate Complexes Bearing a Peripheral Boryl and a Bulky Hydrotris(pyrazolyl)borate Ligand", M. Bonath, C. O. Hollfelder, D. Schädle, C. Maichle-Mössmer, P. Sirsch,* R. Anwander,* Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2017, 4683-4692. 

 

[37] "Synthesis and Structural Diversity of Trivalent Rare-Earth Metal Diisopropylamide Complexes" , T. Spallek, O. Heß, M. Meermann-Zimmermann, C. Meermann,M. G. Klimpel, F. Estler, D. Schneider, W. Scherer, M. Tafipolsky, K. W. Törnroos, C. Maichle-Mössmer, P. Sirsch,* R. Anwander,* Dalton Trans., 2016, 45, 13750-13765. 

 

[36] "Binuclear Complexes of Ni(I) from 4-Terphenyldithiophenol" , F. Koch, H. Schubert, P. Sirsch, A. Berkefeld,* Dalton Trans., 2015, 44, 13315-13324. 

 

[35] "Comparison of Hydrogen Elimination from Molecular Zinc and Magnesium Hydride Clusters" , J. Intemann, P. Sirsch,* S. Harder,* Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20, 11204-11213. 

 

[34] "A Dimethylgallium Boryl Complex and Its Methyllithium Addition Compound" , N. Dettenrieder, C. Schädle, C. Maichle-Mössmer, P. Sirsch,* R. Anwander,* J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 886-889. 

 

[33] "Well-defined molecular magnesium hydride clusters: Relationship between size and hydrogen elimination temperature", J. Intemann, J. Spielmann, P. Sirsch,* S. Harder,* Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 8478-8489. 

 

[32] "B-N bond length alternation in 1,2:3,4:5,6-tris(biphenylylene)borazines?", M. Müller, C. Maichle-Mössmer, P. Sirsch, H. F. Bettinger,* ChemPlusChem, 2013, 78, 988-994. 

 

[31] "Hydride-hydride bonding interactions in the hydrogen storage materials AlH3, MgH2 and NaAlH4", P. Sirsch,* F. N. Che, J. T. Titah, G. S. McGrady,* Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 9476. 

 

[30] "Non-classical hydrogen bonding in [K(1-aza-18-crown-6)]BH4 and its 18-crown-6 counterpart", D. J. Wolstenholme,* P. Sirsch, L. Onut, J. Flogeras, A. Decken, G. S. McGrady,* Dalton Trans. 2011, 40, 8301. 

 

[29] "Insights into metal borohydride and aluminohydride bonding: X-ray and neutron diffraction structures and a DFT and charge density study of [Na(15-crown-5)][EH4] (E = B, Al)", P. Sirsch,* N. L. N. Clark, L. Onuţ, R. P. L. Burchell, A. Decken, G. S. McGrady,* A. Daoud-Aladine, M. J. Gutmann, Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 11395. 

 

[28] "Can P–H σ-Bond complexes be prepared? A computational study using DFT and AIM methods", R. P. L. Burchell, P. Sirsch, N. L. N. Clark, G. S. McGrady,* Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 3170. 

 

[27] "A structural study of [CpM(CO)3H] (M = Cr, Mo and W) by single-crystal X-Ray diffraction and DFT calculations: Sterically crowded yet surprisingly flexible molecules", R. P. L. Burchell, P. Sirsch,* A. Decken, G. S. McGrady,* Dalton Trans. 2009, 5851. 

 

[26] "Nature of the bonding in metal-silane σ-complexes", G. S McGrady,* P. Sirsch, W. Scherer,* C. Gatti, A. Ostermann, N. Chatterton, G. Eickerling, S. Altmannshofer, V. Herz, Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 1588. 

 

[25] "A structural study of bis(trimethylamine)alane, AlH3·2NMe3, by variable temperature X-ray crystallography and DFT calculations", T. Humphries, P. Sirsch, A. Decken, G. S. McGrady,* J. Mol. Struct. 2009, 923, 13. 

 

[24]  "Cationic rare-earth metal SALEN complexes", Q. Liu, C. Meermann, H. W. Görlitzer, O. Runte, E. Herdtweck, P. Sirsch, K. W. Törnroos, R. Anwander,* Dalton Trans. 2008, 6170. 

 

[23] "Synthesis and characterization of [(triphos)Fe(CO)H2] and its protonation to a dihydrogen complex via an unconventional hydrogen-bonded intermediate", G. Guilera, G. S. McGrady,* J. Steed,* R. P. L. Burchell, P. Sirsch, A. J. Deeming, New J. Chem. 2008, 32, 1573. 

 

[22] "Homoleptic rare-earth metal(III) tetramethylaluminates: Structural chemistry, reactivity, and performance in isoprene polymerization", M. Zimmermann, N. Å. Frøystein, A. Fischbach, P. Sirsch, H. M. Dietrich, K. W. Törnroos, E. Herdtweck, R. Anwander,* Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 8784. 

 

[21] "Elucidation of the bonding in Mn(η2-SiH) complexes by charge density analysis and T1 NMR measurements: Asymmetric oxidative addition and anomeric effects at silicon", W. Scherer*, G. Eickerling, M. Tafipolsky, G. S. McGrady*, P. Sirsch, N. P. Chatterton Chem. Commun. 2006, 2986. 

 

[20] "Valence shell charge concentrations and the Dewar-Chatt-Duncanson bonding model", W. Scherer*, G. Eickerling, D. Shorokhov, E. Gullo, G. S. McGrady, P. Sirsch, New J. Chem. 2006, 30, 309. 

 

[19] "Synthesis and structural characterization of scandium SALEN complexes", C. Meermann, P. Sirsch, K. W. Törnroos, R. Anwander,* J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 2006, 1041. 

 

[18] "Ruthenium trihydrides with N-heterocyclic carbene ligands: Effects on quantum mechanical exchange coupling", A. L. Jones, P. G. S. McGrady*, P. Sirsch, J. W. Steed, Chem. Commun. 2005, 5994.

 

[17] "[(Triphos)Ni(η2-BH4)]: An unusual nickel(I) borohydride complex", M. Kandiah, G. S. McGrady*, A. Decken, P. Sirsch, Inorg. Chem.2005, 44, 8650

 

[16] "Ansa-cycloheptatrienyl-cyclopentadienyl complexes", M. Tamm*, A. Kunst, T. Bannenberg, E. Herdtweck, P. Sirsch, C. J. Elsevier, J. M. Ernsting, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 5530. 

 

[15] "Valence charge concentrations, electron delocalization and β-agostic bonding in d0 metal alkyl complexes", W. Scherer*, P. Sirsch, D. Shorokhov, M. Tafipolsky, G. S. McGrady, E. Gullo, Chem. Eur. J. 2003, 9, 6057. 

 

[14] "DIBAH-mediated amide/hydride transformation in ansa-lanthanidocene(III) complexes", M. G. Klimpel, P. Sirsch, W. Scherer, R. Anwander,* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 574.

 

[13] "Rare-earth Ziegler-Natta catalysts: carboxyde-alkyl interchange", A. Fischbach, F. Perdih, P. Sirsch, W. Scherer, R. Anwander,* Organometallics 2002, 21, 4569.

 

[12] "The lanthanide Ziegler-Natta model: Aluminum-mediated chain transfer", M. G. Klimpel, J. Eppinger, P. Sirsch, W. Scherer, R. Anwander,* Organometallics 2002, 21, 4021.

 

[11] "Vibrational properties and matrix photochemistry of trimethyldioxorhenium(VII), (CH3)3ReO2", G. Dierker, J. C. Green, T. M. Greene, A. J. Downs, G. S. McGrady,* L. J. Morris, W. Scherer, P. Sirsch, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 2002, 3349.

 

[10] "Complexation of N-heterocyclic silylenes to Pd(0): Formation of highly labile homoleptic complexes Pd[Si(tBuNCH2CH2NtBu)]4 and Pd[Si(tBuNCHCHNtBu)]3", W. A. Herrmann,* P. Härter, C. W. K. Gstöttmayr, F. Bielert, N. Seeboth, P. Sirsch, J. Organomet. Chem. 2002, 649, 141. 

 

[9] "The first metal complexes of bis(diisopropylamino)carbene: Synthesis, structure and ligand properties", K. Denk, P. Sirsch, W. A. Herrmann,* J. Organomet. Chem. 2002, 649, 219. 

 

[8] "Valence-shell charge concentrations and electron delocalization in alkyllithium complexes: Negative hyperconjugation and agostic bonding", W. Scherer,*, P. Sirsch, D. Shorokhov, G. S. McGrady, S. A. Mason, M. G. Gardiner, Chem. Eur. J. 2002, 8, 2324.

 

[7] "Tetraberrylium-η4-oxo-hexa(arylcarboxylates)", R. J. R. Berger, M. A. Schmidt, J. Jusélius, D. Sundholm, P. Sirsch, H. Schmidbaur,* Z. Naturforsch. 2001, B56, 979.

 

[6] "Agostic deformations based on electron delocalization in the alkyllithium-complex {2-(Me3Si)2CLiC5H4N}2", W. Scherer,* P. Sirsch, M. Grosche, M. Spiegler, S. A. Mason, M. G. Gardiner, Chem. Commun. 2001, 2072.

 

[5]  "Matrix photochemistry of methyltrioxorhenium(VII), CH3ReO3: Formation of the methylidene tautomer H2C=Re(O)2OH and its potential relevance to olefin metathesis", L. J. Morris, A. J. Downs, T. M. Greene, G. S. McGrady,* W. A. Herrmann, P. Sirsch, W. Scherer, O. Gropen, Organometallics 2001, 20, 2344.

 

[4] "Microwave assisted synthesis of 1-aryl-3-dimethylaminoprop-2-enones: A simple and rapid access to 3(5)-arylpyrazoles", A. K. Pleier, H. Glas, M. Grosche, P. Sirsch, W. R. Thiel,* Synthesis 2001, 55.

 

[3] "Yttrium calix[4]arene complexes. Silylation and silylamine elimination reactions on model oxo surfaces", R. Anwander,* J. Eppinger, I. Nagl, W. Scherer, M. Tafipolsky, P. Sirsch, Inorg. Chem. 2000, 39, 4713.

 

[2] "Photo-induced tautomerisation of methyltrioxorhenium(VII): The intermediate in olefin metathesis?", L. J. Morris, A. J. Downs, T. M. Greene, G. S. McGrady,* W. A. Herrmann, P. Sirsch, O. Gropen, W. Scherer, Chem. Commun. 2000, 67.

 

[1] "Characterisation of agostic interactions by a topological analysis of experimental and theoretical charge densities in [EtTiCl3(dmpe)] [dmpe = 1,2-bis(dimethyl­phosphino)­ethane]", W. Scherer,* W. Hieringer, M. Spiegler, P. Sirsch, G. S. McGrady,* A. J. Downs, A. Haaland, B. Pedersen, Chem. Commun. 1998, 2471. ‌‌‌