Conrad Goodwin

Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry


Publications (Click title for a link, or copy the DOI)
2020

25. C. A. P. Goodwin, Blocking Like It’s Hot: A Synthetic Chemists’ Path to High-Temperature Lanthanide Single Molecule Magnets. Dalton Trans. 2020, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/d0dt01904f.

24. C. J. Windorff, J. M. Sperling, T. E. Albrecht-Schönzart, Z. Bai, W. J. Evans, A. N. Gaiser, A. J. Gaunt, C. A. P. Goodwin, D. E. Hobart, Z. K. Huffman, D. N. Huh, B. E. Klamm, T. N. Poe, E. Warzecha, A Single Small-Scale Plutonium Redox Reaction System Yields Three Crystallographically-Characterizable Organoplutonium Complexes. Inorg. Chem. 2020, 59, 13301-13314. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c01671.

23. C. A. P. Goodwin, B. L. L. Réant, G. F. Vettese, J. G. C. Kragskow, M. J. Giansiracusa, I. M. DiMucci, K. M. Lancaster, D. P. Mills, S. Sproules, Heteroleptic Samarium(III) Chalcogenide Complexes: Opportunities for Giant Exchange Coupling in Bridging σ- and π-Radical Lanthanide Dichalcogenides. Inorg. Chem. 2020, 59, 7571-7583. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c00470.

22. A. Chiesa, F. Cugini, R. Hussain, E. Macaluso, G. Allodi, E. Garlatti, M. Giansiracusa, C. A. P. Goodwin, F. Ortu, D. Reta, J. M. Skelton, T. Guidi, P. Santini, M. Solzi, R. De Renzi, D. P. Mills, N. F. Chilton, S. Carretta, Understanding magnetic relaxation in single-ion magnets with high blocking temperature. Phys. Rev. B 2020, 101, 174402. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.101.174402.

21. C. A. P. Goodwin, F. Ortu, D. Reta, Strangely attractive: Collaboration and feedback in the field of molecular magnetism. Int. J. Quant. Chem. 2020, 120, e26248. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/qua.26248.

20. P. Evans, D. Reta, C. A. P. Goodwin, F. Ortu, N. F. Chilton, D. P. Mills, A double-dysprosocenium single-molecule magnet bound together with neutral ligands. Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 5677-5680. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/c9cc08945d.

2019

19. H. M. Nicholas, M. Vonci, C. A. P. Goodwin, S. W. Loo, S. R. Murphy, D. Cassim, R. E. P. Winpenny, E. J. L. McInnes, N. F. Chilton, D. P. Mills, Electronic structures of bent lanthanide(III) complexes with two N-donor ligands. Chem. Sci. 2019, 10, 10493-10502. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/c9sc03431e.

18. J. T. Brewster II, D. N. Mangel, A. J. Gaunt, D. P. Saunders, H. Zafar, V. M. Lynch, M. A. Boreen, M. E. Garner, C. A. P. Goodwin, N. S. Settineri, J. Arnold, J. L. Sessler, In-Plane Thorium(IV), Uranium(IV), and Neptunium(IV) Expanded Porphyrin Complexes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 17867-17874. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.9b09123.

17. A.-M. Ariciu, D. H. Woen, D. N. Huh, L. E. Nodaraki, A. K. Kostopoulos, C. A. P. Goodwin, N. F. Chilton, E. J. L. McInnes, R. E. P. Winpenny, W. J. Evans, F. Tuna, Engineering electronic structure to prolong relaxation times in molecular qubits by minimising orbital angular momentum. Nat. Commun. 2019, 10, 3330. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-11309-3.

16. C. A. P. Goodwin, J. Su, T. E. Albrecht-Schmitt, A. V. Blake, E. R. Batista, S. R. Daly, S. Dehnen, W. J. Evans, A. J. Gaunt, S. A. Kozimor, N. Lichtenberger, B. L. Scott, P. Yang, [Am(C5Me4H)3]: An Organometallic Americium Complex. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 11695-11699. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201905225.

15. 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, N. F. Chilton, Studies of hysteresis and quantum tunnelling of the magnetisation in dysprosium(III) single molecule magnets. Dalton Trans. 2019, 48, 8541-8545. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/c9dt01655d.

14. J. Liu, D. Reta, J. A. Cleghorn, Y. X. Yeoh, F. Ortu, C. A. P. Goodwin, N. F. Chilton, D. P. Mills, Light Lanthanide Metallocenium Cations Exhibiting Weak Equatorial Anion Interactions. Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 7749-7758. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.201901167.


2018

13. C. A. P. Goodwin, D. Reta, F. Ortu, J. Liu, N. F. Chilton, D. P. Mills, Terbocenium: completing a heavy lanthanide metallocenium cation family with an alternative anion abstraction strategy. Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 9182-9185. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/c8cc05261a.

12. H. M. Nicholas, C. A. P. Goodwin, J. G. C. Kragskow, S. J. Lockyer, D. P. Mills, Structural Characterization of Lithium and Sodium Bulky Bis(silyl)amide Complexes. Molecules 2018, 23, 1138. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules23051138.

11. C. A. P. Goodwin, B. L. L. Réant, J. G. C. Kragskow, I. M. DiMucci, K. M. Lancaster, D. P. Mills, S. Sproules, Heteroleptic samarium(III) halide complexes probed by fluorescence-detected L3-edge X-ray absorption spectroscopy. Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 10613-10625. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/c8dt01452c.

10. J.-D. Leng, C. A. P. Goodwin, I. J. Vitorica-Yrezabal, D. P. Mills, Salt metathesis routes to homoleptic near-linear Mg(II) and Ca(II) bulky bis(silyl)amide complexes. Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 12526-12533. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/c8dt00802g.

9. C. A. P. Goodwin, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, D. P. Mills, Exploring synthetic routes to heteroleptic UIII, UIV, and ThIV bulky bis(silyl) amide complexes. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 2018, 2356-2362. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ejic.201800036.


2017

8. C. A. P. Goodwin, D. Reta, F. Ortu, N. F. Chilton, D. P. Mills, Synthesis and Electronic Structures of Heavy Lanthanide Metallocenium Cations. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 18714-18724. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.7b11535.

7. C. A. P. Goodwin, F. Ortu, D. Reta, N. F. Chilton, D. P. Mills, Molecular magnetic hysteresis at 60 kelvin in dysprosocenium. Nature 2017, 548, 439-442. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/nature23447.

6. C. A. P. Goodwin, N. F. Chilton, L. S. Natrajan, M.-E. Boulon, J. W. Ziller, W. J. Evans, D. P. Mills, Investigation into the Effects of a Trigonal-Planar Ligand Field on the Electronic Properties of Lanthanide(II) Tris(silylamide) Complexes (Ln = Sm, Eu, Tm, Yb). Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56, 5959-5970. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b00664.


2016

5. C. A. P. Goodwin, N. F. Chilton, G. F. Vettese, E. Moreno Pineda, I. F. Crowe, J. W. Ziller, R. E. P. Winpenny, W. J. Evans, D. P. Mills, Physicochemical Properties of Near-Linear Lanthanide(II) Bis(silylamide) Complexes (Ln = Sm, Eu, Tm, Yb). Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 10057-10067. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b00808.

4. C. A. P. Goodwin, A. Smith, F. Ortu, I. J. Vitorica-Yrezabal, D. P. Mills, Salt metathesis versus protonolysis routes for the synthesis of silylamide Hauser base (R2NMgX; X = halogen) and amido-Grignard (R2NMgR) complexes. Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 6004-6014. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/C5DT02535D.


2015

3. C. A. P. Goodwin, K. C. Joslin, S. J. Lockyer, A. Formanuik, G. A. Morris, F. Ortu, I. J. Vitorica-Yrezabal, D. P. Mills, Homoleptic Trigonal Planar Lanthanide Complexes Stabilized by Superbulky Silylamide Ligands. Organometallics 2015, 34, 2314-2325. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/om501123e.

2. N. F. Chilton, C. A. P. Goodwin, D. P. Mills, R. E. P. Winpenny, The first near-linear bis(amide) f-block complex: a blueprint for a high temperature single molecule magnet. Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 101-103. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/c4cc08312a.

1. C. A. P. Goodwin, F. Tuna, E. J. L. McInnes, S. T. Liddle, J. McMaster, I. J. Vitorica-Yrezabal, D. P. Mills, [UIII{N(SiMe2tBu)2}3]: a structurally authenticated trigonal planar actinide complex. Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 14579-14583. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.201404864.



Book Chapters
1. Silylamides: towards a half-century of stabilising remarkable f-element chemistry; C. A. P. Goodwin, D. P. Mills, in Periodical Reports: Organometallic Chemistry: Volume 41, Eds. I. J.S. Fairlamb, J. Lynam, N. J. Patmore, P. Elliott, RSC Publishing, Cambridge, UK, 2017, 123, ISBN: 978-1-78262-416-5, DOI: 10.1039/9781782626923-00123.

PhD Thesis
C. A. P. Goodwin. Synthesis and Properties of Early Metal Bulky Silylamide Complexes. The University of Manchester, 2017.

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