Dr. Stephen J. Loeb
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Publications 1991-2000
65. S. J. Loeb, J. A. Wisner, "[2]Rotaxane molecular shuttles employing 1,2-bis(pyridinium)ethane binding sites and dibenzo-24-crown ethers" Chem. Commun. 2000 1939-1940.

64. S. J. Loeb, J. A. Wisner, "[3]Rotaxanes employing 1,2-bis(pyridinium)ethane binding sites and dibenzo-24-crown ethers" Chem. Commun. 2000, 845-846.

63. B. R. Cameron, S. J. Loeb “Calixarene Metalloreceptors. Demonstration of Size and Shape Selectivity Inside a Calixarene Cavity” in Calixarene for Separations, 2000, ACS Symp. Ser. 757, Chapter 21, pg. 283-295.

62. S. J. Loeb, S. L. Murphy, J. A. Wisner, "Crystal Engineering with Molecular Rods. Binuclear Complexes of Bridging, Nitrogen-Donor Ligands Capped by Organopalladium Fragments." Crystal Engineering 1999, 2, 27-36.

61. S. J. Loeb, J. A. Wisner, "1,2-Bis(4,4’-dipyridinium)ethane. A versatile dication for the formation of [2]rotaxanes with dibenzo-24-crown ether" Chem. Commun. 1998, 2757-2758.

60. S. L. Murphy, S. J. Loeb, G. K. H. Shimizu, "Combining Thiacyclophane and Benzocrown Ether Binding Sites in the Design of Heteroditopic Receptors." Tetrahedron 1998 54 15137-15146.

59. S. J. Loeb, J. A. Wisner, "A New Motif for the Self-Assembly of [2]Pseudorotaxanes. 1,2-Bis(pyridinium)ethane 'Axles' and 24-Crown-8 Ether 'Wheels'" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 1998, 37, 2838-2840.

58. S. J. Loeb, G. K. H. Shimizu, J. A. Wisner, "Mono- Versus Dipalladation of a Durene Based Thioether Ligand. Structures of [PdCl((tBuSCH2)4C6H)] and [Pd2((tBuSCH2)4C6)(MeCN)2][BF4] Organometallics, 1998, 17, 2324-2327.

57. J. R. Hall, S. J. Loeb, G. K. H. Shimizu, G. P. A. Yap, "Coordination Arrays with 4,7-Phenanthroline. Self-assembly of Molecular Pd6 Hexagons" Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., Engl. 1998, 37, 121-123.

56. B. R. Cameron, S. J. Loeb, G. P. A. Yap "Calixarene metalloreceptors. Synthesis and Molecular Recognition Properties of Upper-Rim Functionalized Calix[4]arenes Containing an Organopalladium Binding Site" Inorg. Chem. 1997, 36, 5498-5504.

55. J. E. Kickham, S. J. Loeb, S. L. Murphy, "Molecular Receptors for Adenine and Guanine Employing Metal Coordination, Hydrogen-Bonding and p-Stacking Interactions" Chem. Euro. J. 1997, 1203-1213.

54. B. R. Cameron, S. J. Loeb "Bis(amido)calix[4]arenes in the pinched-cone conformation as tunable hydrogen-bonding receptors" Chem. Commun. 1997, 573-574.

53. B. R. Cameron, S. J. Loeb "Calixarene metalloreceptors. Upper-rim functionalized calix[4]arenes containing an organopalladium binding site" Chem. Commun. 1996, 2003-2005.

52. S. J. Loeb, J. R. Mansfield "Platinum(II) complexes of the tridentate thioether ligands RS(CH2)3S(CH2)3SR (R = Et, iPr, Ph). Structures of [PtCl(iPrS(CH2)3S(CH2)3SiPr)][BF4], [PtI(PhS(CH2)3S(CH2)2SPh)][BF4] and [Pt(PPh3)(iPrS(CH2)3S(CH2)3SiPr)][BF4]2.CH2Cl2" Can. J. Chem. 1996, 74, 1377-1390.

51. H. A. Jenkins, S. J. Loeb, A. Malats i Riera "Tetranuclear Ag(I) Complexes with an Octagonal Ag4S4 Core. Building Large Structures from Small Macrocycles" Inorg. Chim. Acta, (Invited Contribution to the Special Issue: Macrocyclic Metal Complexes) 1996, 246, 207-215.

50. S. J. Loeb, "Second-sphere Coordination" Chapter 21, Volume 1; Comprehensive Supramolecular Chemistry, G. W. Gokel. Editor, Pergamon Press 1996.

49. B. R. Cameron, S. S. Corrent, S. J. Loeb, "Transition Metal Complexes as Both Host and Guest. Second-sphere Coordination Between a Pt-azacrown Ether Host and a Pt-NH3 Guest" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Eng. 1995, 34, 2900-2902.

48. J. E. Kickham, S. J. Loeb "Simultaneous First- and Second-Sphere Coordination. Organopalladium Metalloreceptors for Water, Ammonia, Amines, Hydrazine and the Hydrazinium Ion" Inorg. Chem. 1995, 34, 5656-5665.

47. J. Casabo, T. Flor, M. N. Stuart Hill, H. A. Jenkins, J. C. Lockhart, S. J. Loeb, I. Romero, F. Teixidor "Ag(I) Selective Thioether Ligands. Solution NMR and X-ray Structural Studies on the Interaction of 2,5,8-Trithia[9]-m-cyclophane and Related Ligands with Ag(I)" Inorg. Chem. 1995, 34, 5410-5415.

46. J. E. Kickham, S. J. Loeb "The Unusual Interaction of Ag+ with an Organopalladium Crown Ether. Synthesis and Structures of [PdCl(L)] and [Pd(H2O)(L)(Ag)][CF3SO3]2 (L = 5,8,11,-Trioxa-2,14-dithia[15]-m-cyclophane)" Organometallics 1995, 14, 3584-3587.

45. H. A. Jenkins, S. J. Loeb, S. L. Murphy "Ruthenium(II) complexes of the thiacyclophane ligands 2,5,8-trithia[9]-o-cyclophane, (TT[9]OC) and 5-oxa-2,8-dithia[9]-o-cyclophane, ODT[9]OC. Structures of RuCl2(DMSO)(TT[9]OC) and RuCl2(PPh3)(ODT[9]OC)" Can. J. Chem. (Special Issue dedicated to W. A. Graham) 1995, 73, 1102-1110.

44. A. A. El-Haddad, J. E. Kickham, S. J. Loeb, L. Taricani, D. G. Tuck "The Properties of Some Thallium(I) Derivatives of Aromatic Diols" Inorg. Chem. 1995, 34, 120-123.

43. J. E. Kickham, S. J. Loeb, "Simultaneous First and Second-sphere Coordination. Organopalladium Crown Ether Complexes as Receptors for o-Aminopyridine Derivatives" Inorg. Chem. 1994, 33, 4351-4359.

42. B. de Groot, S. J. Loeb, G. K. H. Shimizu, "Ditopic Thiacyclophanes Containing the S(CH2)2X(CH2)2S (X = O,S) Linkage. Synthesis and Structures of 2,5,8,17,20,23-Hexathia[9](1,2) [9](4,5)cyclophane and 5,20-dioxa-2,8,17,23-tetrathia[9](1,3)[9](4,6)-2,5-bis(ethoxy)cyclo phane" Can. J. Chem. 1994, 72, 1728-1732.

41. S. J. Loeb, G. K. H. Shimizu, "Large Ring S6-Thiacyclophanes as Ditopic Macrocycles. Synthesis and Structures of 2,5,8,17,20,23-Hexathia[9.9]-m-cyclophane, HT[9.9]MC, 2,5,8,17,20,23-Hexathia[9.9]-o-cyclophane,HT[9.9]OC and [Ag2(CH3CN)2(HT[9.9]OC)][BF4]2. Inorg. Chem. 1994, 33, 2663-2667.

40. H. A. Jenkins, S. J. Loeb, "Thiacyclophane Complexes of Rhodium and Iridium. Synthesis, Structure and Reactivity of [M(COD)(L)][BF4], (M = Rh, Ir) and (L = 2,5,8-Trithia[9]-o-cyclophane, TT[9]OC, 5-Oxa-2,8-dithia[9]-o-cyclophane, ODT[9]OC)" Organometallics, 1994, 13, 1840-1850.

39. J. E. Kickham, S. J. Loeb, "Receptors for the hydrazinium ion. Simultaneous first and second-sphere coordination inside organopalladium crown ether complexes" J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1993, 1848-1850.

38. S. J. Loeb, G. K. H. Shimizu, "Dimetallated thioether complexes as building blocks for organometallic coordination polymers and aggregates" J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1993, 1395-1397.

37. J. E. Kickham, S. J. Loeb, S. L. Murphy, "Molecular Recognition of Nucleobases via Simultaneous First and Second-Sphere Coordination" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1993, 115, 7031-7032.

36. S. J. Loeb, K. D. L. Smith "Coordination Chemistry of the Tetrathiacyclophane Ligand 2,5,14,17-Tetrathia[6.6]-o-cyclophane, (TT[6.6]OC). Synthesis and Structures of (TT[6.6]OC), and [Pt(TT[6.6]OC)][BF4]2." Inorg. Chem. 1993, 32, 1297-1300.

35. S. J. Loeb, G. K. H. Shimizu, "Ditopic Crown Thioethers. Synthesis and Structures of anti-[Cu2(L)(PPh2Me)2][ClO4]2, syn-[Cu2(L)(µ-PPh2CH2CH2PPh2)][PF6]2, and anti-Ag2(L)(PPh3)2] [BF4]2, (L = 2,5,8,17,20,23-Hexathia[9](1,2)[9](4,5)-cylophane)" Inorg. Chem. 1993, 32, 1001-1006.

34. S. J. Loeb, G. K. H. Shimizu "Synthesis of Bis-Crown Thioethers Containing A Common Aromatic Unit. Regioselectivity Based on the Length of the -S(CH2)nS(CH2)nS- Chain." Synlett. 1992, 823-824.

33. G. S. Hanan, J. E. Kickham, S. J. Loeb, "Metalation of the Crown Thioether Ligand 2,6,10-Trithia[11]-m-cyclophane, TT[11]MC. Synthesis, Structure and Reactivity of [Pt(TT[11]MC)][BF4] and, Structures of [Pt(PPh2Me)(TT[11]MC)][BF4] and [PtI2(TT[11]MC)][BF4]." Organometallics 1992, 11, 3063-3068.

32. G. R. Giesbrecht, G. S. Hanan, J. E. Kickham, S. J. Loeb, "Thiacyclophanes Containing the -S(CH2)3S(CH2) 3S- Linkage. Synthesis and Structures of 2,6,10-Triathia[11]-o-cyclophane, TT[11]OC, 2,6,10-Triathia[11]-m-cyclophane, TT[11]MC and the Palladation Product [Pd(TT[11]MC)][BF4]." Inorg. Chem. 1992, 31, 3286-3291.

31. de Groot, H. A. Jenkins, S. J. Loeb, "Exodentate Versus Endodentate Coordination of a Crown Thioether Ligand in Silver(I) Complexes of 2,5,8-Trithia[9]-o-benzenophane (TT[9]OB). Structures of [Ag(TT[9]OB)2][X] (X = ClO4, BPh4, CF3SO3 Inorg. Chem. 1992, 31, 203-208.

30. B. de Groot, G. S. Hanan, S. J. Loeb, "Dependence of Complex Structure on Ligand Conformation in Palladium(II) Complexes of the Crown Thioether Ligands 2,5,8-Trithi[9]-o-benzenophane, (TT[9]OB) and 2,5,8-Trithia[9]-m-benzenophane, (TT[9]MB). Structures of PdCl2(TT[9]OB) DMSO and PdCl2(TT[9]MB)." Inorg. Chem. 1991, 30, 4644-4647.

29. S. J. Loeb, G. . K. Shimizu, "Ditopic Crown Thioethers. Synthesis and Structures of anti-[Cu2(L1)(PPh2Me)2][ClO4]2 and syn-[Cu2(L1)(µ-PPh2CH2CH2PPh2)][PF6]2, (L1 = 2,5,8,17,20,23-Hexathia[9](1,2)[9](4,5)-cylophane." J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1991, 1119-1121.

28. G. S. Hanan, J. E. Kickham, S. J. Loeb, "Metallation of a Crown Thioether Ligand. Synthesis, Structure and Reactivity of [Pt(L1)][BF4] and Structure of [PtI2(L1)][BF4], (L1 = 2,6,10-Trithia[11]-m-benzenophane)." J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1991, 893-895.

27. S. J. Loeb, G. K. H. Shimizu, "Complexes of the Crown Thioether Ligand 2,5,8-Trithia[9]-o-benzenophane, (TT[9]OB). Synthesis and Molecular Structure of Cu(NCS)(TT[9]OB)." Can. J. Chem. 1991, 69, 1141-1145.

26. B. de Groot, S. J. Loeb, "Encapsulation of Ag(I) by the Crown Thioether Ligand 1,3,6,9,11,14-Hexathiacyclohexadecane, (16S6). Synthesis and Structure of [Ag(16S6)][ClO4]." Inorg. Chem. 1991, 30, 3103-3105.

25. B. de Groot, G. R. Giesbrecht, S. J. Loeb, G. K. H. Shimizu, "Copper(I) and Silver(I) Complexes of the Crown Thioether Ligand 2,5,8-Trithia[9]-o-benzenophane, (TT[9]OB). Structures of [Cu(PPh2Me)(TT[9]OB)][ClO4] and [Ag(PPh3)(TT[9]OB)][ClO4]." Inorg. Chem. 1991, 30, 177-182.