List of Publications

Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 17899 – 17906
Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 8436 – 8446
Dalton Trans. 2009, 5612 - 5626
P. Henke, T. Pankewitz, W. Klopper*, F. Breher, H. Schnöckel*, Angew. Chem. 2009, 121, 8285 – 8290; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 8140 – 8245.
Dalton Trans. 2008, 5836 – 5865
Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 15677 – 15680
Chem. Phys. Chem. 2016, 17, 37 – 45
Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 4825 – 4831
Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 7976 – 7997
Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 7402 – 7408
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 3022 – 3035
Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 15744 – 15749
Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 5323
Dalton Trans. 2019, 48, 15397
Chem. Sci. 2020, 11, 3592
      • Structural Characterization and Lifetimes of Triple‐Stranded Helical Coinage Metal Complexes: Synthesis, Spectroscopy and Quantum Chemical Calculations
          H. E. Wagner, P. Di Martino-Fumo, P. Boden, M. Zimmer, W. Klopper,* F. Breher,* and M. Gerhards*, Chem. Eur. J. 2020, in press (link).
      • Completing the triad: synthesis and full characterization of homoleptic and heteroleptic carbonyl and nitrosyl complexes of the group VI metals
        J. Bohenberger, M. Schmitt, W. Feuerstein, I. Krummenacher, B. Butschke, J. Czajka, P. J. Malinowski, F. Breher, I. Krossing*, Chem. Sci. 2020, 11, 3592-3603 (link).
        ♠ Inside Front Cover. See also link.
      • Imidazolyl Alanes – Synthesis, Structures and Reactivity Studies
        M. Simon, M. Radius, H. E. Wagner, F. Breher*, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2020, 1906-1914 (link).
      • Highly Luminescent Non-Palindromic Pincer Complexes of Group 10 Metals by Double Oxidative Addition of a Diiodobiphenyl
        W. Feuerstein, F. Breher*, submitted manuscript.
      • Reactivity of a Sterically Unencumbered α-Borylated Phosphorus Ylide Towards Small Molecules
        M. Radius, E. Sattler, H. Berberich, F. Breher*, Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 12206-12213 (link).
        ♠ Designated as “Hot Paper”.
      • Redox-Responsive Phosphonite Gold Complexes in Hydroamination Catalysis
        E. Deck, H. E. Wagner, J. Paradies,* F. Breher*, Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 5323 – 5326 (link).
        ♠ This paper is part of the ChemComm themed issue “Switchable Catalysis”.
      • Phosphine-functionalised Tris(pyrazolyl)methane Ligands and their Mono- and Heterobimetallic Complexes
        H. E. Wagner, S. Hohnstein, M. G. Schußmann, L. A. Steppe, F. Breher*, Dalton Trans. 2019, 48, 15397 – 15407 (link).
        ♠ This paper was highlighted on Chemistry Views (link).
      • Stable Salts of the Hexacarbonyl Chromium(I) Cation and its Pentacarbonyl-Nitrosyl Chromium(I) Analogue
        J. Bohnenberger, W. Feuerstein, D. Himmel, M. Daub, F. Breher*, I. Krossing*, Nat. Commun. 2019, 10:624 | (link).
        ♠ See the press release of the University of Freiburg (link), a “behind the paper” post by Jan Bohnenberger (link), and selected further references: ChemistryViews (link); further links (Altmetric).
      • The dynamic nature of Cu sites in Cu-SSZ-13 and the origin of the seagull NOx conversion profile during NH3-SCR
        A. R. Fahami, T. Günter, D. E. Doronkin, M. Casapu, D. Zengel, T. H. Vuong, M. Simon, F. Breher, A. V. Kucherov, A. Brückner and J. Grunwaldt*, React. Chem. Eng. 2019, 4, 1000-1018 (link).
      • Rhodium(I) and Iridium(I) Complexes of Ferrocenyl-Functionalized Amidinates and Bis(amidinates): κ2N-Coordination vs. Ferrocenyl ortho-Metalation
        S. Kaufmann, M. Radius, E. M. B Moos, F. Breher*, P. W. Roesky*, Organometallics 2019, 38, 1721 – 1732 (link).
      • Tetranuclear [FeII2FeIII2]2+ molecular switches: [FeII(bik)2(N–)2] spin-crossover complexes containing [FeIII(Tp)(CN)3] metalloligands as N-donor
        D. Garnier, A. Mondal, Y. Li, P. Herson, L.-M. Chamoreau, L. Toupet, M. Buron Le Cointe, E. M. B. Moos, F. Breher, and R. Lescouëzec*, C.R. Chimie 2019, 22, 516 – 524 (link).
      • Star-shaped triarylamines – one-step metal-free synthesis and optoelectronic properties
        A. Meli, B. Ebenhoch, A. Bihlmeier, A. Feyrer, E. Deck, F. Breher, M. Nieger, A. Colsman, S. Bräse*, Synthetic Metals 2019, 256, 116138 (link).
      • α-Borylated Phosphorus Ylides (α-BCPs): Electronic Frustration within a C–B π-bond arising from the competition for a Lone Pair of Electrons
        M. Radius, F. Breher*, Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 15744 – 15749 (link).
        ♠ This paper was featured with a Frontispiece and selected as Hot Paper.
      • A Metal-Containing N-Heterocyclic Germylene Based on an Oxalamidine Framework
        E. M. B. Moos, W. Feuerstein, F. Krämer, F. Breher*, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2018, 644, 1115 – 1122 (link).
        ♠ Dedicated to Prof. Werner Uhl on occasion of his 65th birthday
      • An Anionic Aluminium Nucleophile” (Highlight)
        A. Hinz*, F. Breher*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 8818 (link); Angew. Chem. 2018, 130, 8954 (link).
      • Rhodium(I) Complexes of N‐Aryl‐Substituted Mono‐ and Bis(amidinates) Derived From Their Alkali Metal Salts
        E. Moos, S. González-Gallardo, M. Radius, F. Breher*, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 3022 (link).
        ♠ This paper was featured with a “Cover Feature” of issue 26 (link).
      • Synthesis, Characterisation and Reactions of truly Cationic Ni(I) Phosphine Complexes
        M. M. Schwab, D. Himmel, S. Kacprzak, V. Radtke, D. Kratzert, P. Weis, M. Wernet, A. Peter, Z. Yassine, D. Schmitz, E.‑W. Scheidt, W. Scherer, S. Weber, W. Feuerstein, F. Breher, A. Higelin and I. Krossing*, Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 918 – 927 (link).
        ♠ This paper was selected as “Hot Paper”.
      • Solution and Solid-State Study on the Spin-Crossover [FeII(R-bik)3](BF4)2 complexes [R = Me, Et, Vinyl]
        S. De, S. Tewary, D. Garnier, Y. Li, G. Gontard, L. Lisnard, A. Flambard, F. Breher, M.-L. Boillot, G. Rajaraman*, and R. Lescouëzec*, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 414 – 428 (link).
      • Metal Complexes of a Redox-Active [1]Phosphaferrocenophane: Structures, Electrochemistry and Redox-Induced Catalysis
        A. Feyrer, M. K. Armbruster, K. Fink, and F. Breher*, Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 7402 – 7408 (link).
        ♠ This communication was highlighted with a Frontispiece.
      • Palladium Complexes of Ferrocene-Based Phosphine Ligands as Redox-Switchable Catalyst in Buchwald-Hartwig Cross-Coupling Reactions
        A. Feyrer and F. Breher*, Inorg. Chem. Front. 2017, 4, 1125  – 1134 (link).
        ♠ Part of the themed collection “Switchable Catalysis and Related Reactions” (link)
      • Multidentate Silyl Ligands in Transition Metal Chemistry
        M. Simon and F. Breher*, Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 7976 – 7997 (link).
        ♠ This article was highlighted with the Back Cover of issue 25 and will be part of the Chemical Communications and Dalton Transactions Web Collection for Professor Phil Power’s 65th Birthday.
      • A Redox-Switchable Germylene and its Ligating Properties in Selected Transition Metal Complexes
        F. Walz, E. Moos, D. Garnier, R. Köppe, C. E. Anson, and F. Breher*, Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 1173 – 1186 (link).
      • A combined experimental and quantum chemical study on thallium(I) tris(pyrazolyl)methanide
        I. Kuzu*, A. Baldes, F. Weigend, and F. Breher*, Polyhedron 2017, 125, 74 – 79 (link).
        ♠ Special Issue “Tridentate and Tetradentate Tripodal Ligands”
      • A Dinuclear Gold(I) Bis(Carbene) Complex Based on a Ditopic Cyclic (Aryl)(Amino)Carbene Framework
        E. Deck, K. Reiter, W. Klopper*, and F. Breher*, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2016, 642, 1320 – 1328 (link).
        ♠ Special Issue “N-heterocyclic Carbenes”
      • The Neutral Complex K@{[FeII(Tp)(CN)3]4[CoIII(pzTp)]3[CoII(pzTp)]}: a Soluble Model of Photomagnetic Prussian Blue Analogues
        D. Garnier, J. R. Jiménez, Y. Li, J. von Bardeleben, Y. Journaux, T. Augenstein, E. Moos, M. T. Gamer, F. Breher*, and R. Lescouëzec*, Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 4825 – 4831 (link).
        ♠ Featured of the front-cover of issue no. 8
      • Molecular spin crossover in slow motion: Light-induced spin-state transitions in trigonal prismatic iron(II) complexes
        P. Stock, E. Deck, S. Hohnstein, J. Korzekwa, K. Meyer, F. W. Heinemann, F. Breher*, and G. Hörner*, Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 5254 – 5265 (link).
      • Aluminium Diphosphamethanides: Hidden Frustrated Lewis Pairs
        S. Styra, M. Radius, E. Moos, A. Bihlmeier, F. Breher*, Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 9598 – 9512 (link).
      • A Boron-fluorinated Tris(pyrazolyl)borate Ligand (FTp*) and its Mono- and Dinuclear Copper Complexes [Cu(FTp*)2] and [Cu2(FTp*)2]: Synthesis, Structures and DFT Calculations
        T. Augenstein, F. Dorner, K. Reiter, H. E. Wagner, D. Garnier, W. Klopper, and F. Breher*, Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 7935 – 7943 (link).
      • Differential Many-Body Cooperativity in Electronic Spectra of Oligonuclear Transition-Metal Complexes
        J. Chmela, M. E. Harding, D. Matioszek, C. E. Anson, F. Breher,* and W. Klopper*, Chem. Phys. Chem. 2016, 17, 37 – 45 (link).
        ♠ Selected as “VIP”-Paper and featured on the back-cover of issue no. 1
      • Crystalline Cyclic (Alkyl)(amino)carbene-tetrafluoropyridyl Radical
        S. Styra, M. Melaimi, C. E. Moore, A. L. Rheingold, T. Augenstein, F. Breher* and G. Bertrand*, Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 8441 – 8446 (link).
        ♠ Selected as “Hot Paper”, see also here.
      • Time-resolved IR spectroscopy of a trinuclear palladium complex in solution
        M. Zimmer, F. Rupp, P. Singer, F. Walz, F. Breher,* W. Klopper,* R. Diller* and M. Gerhards*, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17, 14138 – 14144 (link).
      • Tris(3,5-dimethylpyrazolyl)methane-Based Heterobimetallic Complexes that Contain Zn- and Cd-Transition-Metal Bonds: Synthesis, Structures, and Quantum Chemical Calculations
        J. Meyer, S. González-Gallardo, S. Hohnstein, D. Garnier, M. K. Armbruster, K. Fink, W. Klopper and F. Breher*, Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 2905 – 2914 (link).
      • Diaryldichalcogenide radical cations
        O. Mallow, M. A. Khanfar, M. Malischewski, P. Finke, M. Hesse, E. Lork, T. Augenstein, F. Breher, J. R. Harmer, N. V. Vasilieva, A. Zibarev, A. S. Bogomyakov, K. Seppelt and J. Beckmann*, Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 497 – 504 (link).
        ♠ This paper belongs to the Top 25 most downloaded Chemical Science articles October-December 2014 (link).


      • “From MgBr via single-electron transfer (SET) to a paramagnetic Mg(II) compound and back to Mg(I): [MgBr(L1)·]2 and [K(thf)3]2[Mg2(L1)2], L1 = RN=C(Me)C(Me)=NR, R = 2,6-diisopropylphenyl”
        T. Kruczynski, P. Henke, T. Augenstein, N. Arleth, F. Breher* and H. Schnöckel*, Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 15677 – 15680 (link).
        ♠ This article was featured on the inside front cover of issue 99.
      • “Die Ästhetik der [1.1.1]Propellane”
        T. Augenstein, F. Breher, Nachr. Chem. 2014, 62, 1169 – 1174 (link).
      • F. Breher, “Kap. 15, Organometallverbindungen in “Anorganische Chemie – Prinzipien von Struktur und Reaktivität
        James E. Huheey, Ellen A. Keiter, R. L. Keiter; Hrsg. v. Steudel, Ralf; Bearb. v. Breher, Frank / Finze, Maik / Johrendt, Dirk / Lunk, Hans-Joachim / Kaupp, Martin / Radius, Udo / Schatzschneider, Ulrich, 5. Auflage, DeGruyter, Berlin, 2014 (