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113. H. V. Huynh,* S. S. H. Chia, N. Y. S. Leong "Rational Design of Penta-Coordinated Nickel(II) Dicarbene Nickel(II) Complexes" Organometallics, 2019, 38, 3880–3887.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.9b00554.
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112. Q. Teng, P. S. Ng, J. N. Leung, H. V. Huynh,* "Donor Strengths Determination of Pnictogen and Chalcogen Ligands by the Huynh Electronic Parameter and Its Correlation to Sigma Hammett Constants" Chem. - Eur.  J., 2019, 25, 13956–13963.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201902795
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111. A. Kumar, D. Yuan, H. V. Huynh,* "Stereoelectronic Profiling of Expanded-Ring N-heterocyclic Carbenes" Inorg. Chem., 2019, 58, 7545–7553.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b00786
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110. Y. Liu, R. Ganguly, H. V. Huynh, W. K. Leong,* "Platinum‐Osmium Heterometallic Clusters Containing N‐Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands and an Electron Deficient Tetraosmium ByproductEur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2019, 1966–1969.
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201900105

109. Q. Teng, H. V. Huynh,* "(Hetero)bimetallic and Tetranuclear Complexes of Pincer-bridged N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands" Organometallics, 2018, 37, 4119–4127.
DOI:  10.1021/acs.organomet.8b00664
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108. H. V. Huynh,* T. T. Lam, H. T. T. Luong "Anion influences on reactivity and NMR spectroscopic features of NHC precursors" RSC Adv., 2018, 8, 34960–34966.
DOI:  10.1039/c8ra05839c
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107. V. H. Nguyen, B. M. El Ali, H. V. Huynh,* "Stereoelectronic Flexibility of Ammonium-Functionalized Triazole-Derived Carbenes: Palladation and Catalytic Activities in Water" Organometallics, 2018, 37, 2358–2367.
DOI:  10.1021/acs.organomet.8b00347
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Huynh Group

106. J. Tan, H. Sivaram, H. V. Huynh,* "Gold(I) bis(N-heterocyclic carbene) complexes: Metabolic stability, in vitro inhibition, and genotoxicity"  Appl. Organometal. Chem., 2018, 32, e4441.
DOI: 10.1002/aoc.4441
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105. X. Yan, R. Feng. C. Yan. P. Lei, S. Guo,* H. V. Huynh,* "A Palladacyclic N-Heterocyclic Carbene System Used to Probe the Donating Capabilities of Monoanionic Chelators" Dalton Trans., 2018, 47, 7830–7838.
DOI: 10.1039/C8DT01618F

DOI: 10.1039/C8CC01808A
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Huynh Group

103. H. V. Huynh,* "Electronic Properties of N-Heterocyclic Carbenes and Their Experimental DeterminationChem. Rev., 2018, 118, 9457–9492.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.8b00067
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Huynh Group

102. H. V. Huynh,* V. T. Pham, N. T. T. Chi,* "Cyclometallated Platinum(II) Complexes with a Phenylpropene-derived π/σ-Chelator and N-heterocyclic CarbenesEur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2017, 5650–5655.
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201701100
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101. H. V. Huynh,* C. H. M. Koh, V. H. Nguyen, "Heteroleptic nickel(II)-diNHC complexes and unusual 'reverse' carbene-transfer to silver(I)"  Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 11318–11326.
DOI: 10.1039/C7DT01912B
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100. V. H. Nguyen, M. B. Ibrahim, W. W. Mansour, B. M. E. Ali,*  H. V. Huynh* "Postmodification Approach to Charge-Tagged 1,2,4-Triazole-Derived NHC Palladium(II) Complexes and Their Applications"  Organometallics, 2017, 36, 2345–2353.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00329
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99. W. Wu, Q. Teng, Y.-Y. Chua, H. V. Huynh,* H. A. Duong* "Iron-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions of Arylmagnesium Reagents with Aryl Chlorides and Tosylates: Influence of Ligand Structural Parameters and Identification of a General N‑Heterocyclic Carbene Ligand" Organometallics, 2017, 36, 2293–2297.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00180
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98. M. Meier, T. T. Y. Tan, F. E. Hahn,* H. V. Huynh,* "Donor Strength Determination of Benzoxazolin-2-ylidene, Benzobisoxazolin-2-ylidene, and Their Isocyanide Precursors by 13C NMR Spectroscopy of Their PdII and AuI Complexes" Organometallics, 2017, 36, 275–284.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00736
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electronic communication

97. Q. Teng, H. V. Huynh,* "A unified ligand electronic parameter based on 13C NMR spectroscopy of N-heterocyclic carbene complexes" Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 614–627.
DOI: 10.1039/C6DT04222H
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HEP

96. B. Y. Tay, C. Wang, P. H. Phua, L. P. Stubbs,* H. V. Huynh,* "Selective hydrogenation of levulinic acid to γ-valerolactone using in situ generated ruthenium nanoparticles derived from Ru–NHC complexes" Dalton Trans., 2016, 45, 3558–3563.
DOI: 10.1039/c5dt03366g


DaltonTrans.,2016,45,3558-3563

95. Z. Li, L. Qian, L. Li, J. C. Bernhammer, H. V. Huynh, J.-S. Lee, S. Q. Yao,* "Tetrazole Photoclick Chemistry: Reinvestigating Its Suitability as a Bioorthogonal Reaction and Potential Applications" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 2002–2006.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201508104


Angew.Chem.Int.Ed.2016,55,2002

94. X. Xie, H. V. Huynh,* "Cyclometallated Ruthenium(II) Complexes with ditopic Thienyl-NHC Ligands: Syntheses and Alkyne Annulations" Org. Chem. Front., 2015, 2, 1598–1603.
DOI: 10.1039/C5QO00292C
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Org.Chem.Front.2015,2,1598

93. X. Xie, H. V. Huynh,* "Tunable Dehydrogenative Amidation versus Amination using a single Ruthenium-NHC Catalyst" ACS Catal., 2015, 5, 4143–4151.
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.5b00588
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ACS Cat 2015

92. S. Guo, J. C. Bernhammer, H. V. Huynh,* "1,2,4-Triazole-derived carbene complexes of gold: characterization, solid-state aggregation and ligand disproportionation" Dalton Trans., 2015, 44, 15157–15165.
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT03201B
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gold-NHC ligand disproportionation

91. A. M. Seayad,* S. P. Shan, X. Xiaoke, B. Gnanaprakasam, T. T. Dang, B. Ramalingam, H. V. Huynh,* "Benzimidazolin-2-ylidene N-heterocyclic Carbene complexes of Ruthenium as a Simple Catalyst for the N-alkylation of Amines using Alcohols and Diols" RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 4434–4442.
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA15398G
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alcohol activation

90. Q. Teng, H. V. Huynh,* "Controlled access to a heterometallic N-heterocyclic carbene helicate" Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 1248–1251.
DOI: 10.1039/c4cc08270b
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Helicate

89. D. Yuan, H. V. Huynh,* "Hetero-dicarbene Complexes of Palladium(II): Syntheses and Catalytic Activities" Organometallics, 2014, 33, 6033–6043.
DOI: 10.1021/om500659v
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heterodicarbene

88. Q. Teng, H. V. Huynh,* "Determining the Electron-Donating Properties of Bidentate Ligands by 13C NMR Spectroscopy" Inorg. Chem., 2014, 53, 10964–10973.
DOI: 10.1021/ic501325j
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bidentate

87. J. C. Bernhammer, H. V. Huynh,* "Nickel(II) Benzimidazolin-2-ylidene Complexes with Thioether-Functionalized Side Chains as Catalysts for Suzuki–Miyaura Cross-Coupling" Organometallics, 2014, 33, 5845–5851.
DOI: 10.1021/om500484q
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OM 2014 Ni-thioether

86. J. C. Bernhammer, H. V. Huynh,* "Amine-Functionalized Indazolin-3-ylidene Complexes of Palladium(II) by Post-Modification of a Single Precursor" Organometallics, 2014, 33,4295–4301.
DOI: 10.1021/om5006275
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Organometallics2014, 33, 4295-4301

85. J. C. Bernhammer, H. V. Huynh,* "Palladium(II) Complexes Bearing an Indazole-Derived NHeterocyclic Carbene and Phosphine Coligands as Catalysts for the Sonogashira Coupling and the Hydroamination of Alkynes" Organometallics, 2014, 33, 3607–3617.
DOI: 10.1021/om500566n
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Indy-5,6

84. Q. Teng, D. Upmann, S. A. Z. N. Wijaya, H. V. Huynh,* "Bis(functionalized NHC) Palladium(II) Complexes via a Postmodification Approach" Organometallics, 2014, 33, 3373–3384.
DOI: 10.1021/om500274c
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bis(functionalized)Pd

83. J. C. Bernhammer, G. Frison,* H. V. Huynh,* "Pincer versus pseudopincer: isomerism in palladium(II) complexes bearing κ3C,S,C ligands" Dalton Trans., 2014, 43, 8591–8594.
DOI: 10.1039/c4dt01047g
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Dalton2014 Pincer DFT

82. S. Guo, H. V. Huynh,* "Dinuclear Triazole-Derived Janus-type N-heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Palladium: Syntheses, Isomerizations, and Catalytic Studies towards Direct C5-Arylation of Imidazoles" Organometallics, 2014, 33, 2004–2011.
DOI: 10.1021/om500139b
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OM 2014 C5-arylation

81. D. Yuan, Q. Teng, H. V. Huynh,* "Template-Directed Synthesis of Palladium(II) Sulfonate-NHC Complexes and Catalytic Studies in Aqueous Mizoroki–Heck Reactions" Organometallics, 2014, 33, 1794−1800.
DOI: 10.1021/om500140g
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OM 2014 Sulfonate

80. J. C. Bernhammer, H. V. Huynh,* "Benzimidazolin-2-ylidene Complexes of Palladium(II) Featuring a Thioether Moiety: Synthesis, Characterization, Molecular Dynamics, and Catalytic Activities" Organometallics, 2014, 33, 1266–1275.
DOI: 10.1021/om500083r
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Om 2014 Pd thioether

79. J. C. Bernhammer, H. V. Huynh,* "Platinum(II) Complexes with Thioether-Functionalized Benzimidazolin-2-ylidene Ligands: Synthesis, Structural Characterization, and Application in Hydroelementation Reactions" Organometallics, 2014, 33, 172−180.
DOI: 10.1021/om400929t
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om-2013-00929t_0009

78. Y. Liu, R. Ganguly, H. V. Huynh,* W. K. Leong* "Palladium−Osmium Heterometallic Clusters Containing N‐Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands" Organometallics, 2013, 32, 7559−7563.
DOI: 10.1021/om401031h


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77. S. Guo, M. H. Lim, H. V. Huynh,* "Copper(I) Heteroleptic Bis(NHC) and Mixed NHC/Phosphine Complexes: Syntheses and Catalytic Activities in the One-Pot Sequential CuAAC Reaction of Aromatic Amines" Organometallics, 2013, 32, 7225−7233.
DOI: 10.1021/om400911u
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76. Y. Liu, R. Ganguly, H. V. Huynh,* W. K. Leong* "Direct Evidence for the Attack of a Free N-Heterocyclic Carbene at a Carbonyl Ligand: A Zwitterionic Osmium Carbonyl Cluster" Angew. Chem., 2013, 125, 12332−12335;
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 12110−12113.
DOI: 10.1002/ange.201307102 or DOI: 10.1002/anie.201307102


Angew 2013

75. H. V. Huynh,* S. Guo, W. Wu "Detailed Structural, Spectroscopic, and Electrochemical Trends of Halido Mono- and Bis(NHC) Complexes of Au(I) and Au(III)" Organometallics, 2013, 32, 4591−4600.
DOI: 10.1021/om400563e
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Organometallics2013,32,4591−4600

74. J. C. Bernhammer, G. Frison,* H. V. Huynh* "Electronic Structure Trends in N-Heterocyclic Carbenes (NHCs) with Varying Number of Nitrogen Atoms and NHC-Transition-Metal Bond Properties" Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 12892−12905.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201301093
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Chem.Eur.J.2013,19,12892–12905

73. H. Sivaram, J. Tan, H. V. Huynh* "Cationic gold(I) heteroleptic complexes bearing a pyrazole-derived N-heterocyclic carbene: syntheses, characterizations, and cytotoxic activities" Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 12421−12428.
DOI: 10.1039/C3DT51071A
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Dalton2013Haresh

72. H. V. Huynh,* H. L. Ong, J. C. Bernhammer, G. Frison "A Pd(II) complex bearing a benzimidazole-derived ligand with potentially ”mesoionic and remote” character and its catalytic activity" Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2013, 4654−4661.
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201300334
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Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013

71. S. Guo, H. Sivaram, D. Yuan, H. V. Huynh* "Gold and Palladium Hetero-Bis-NHC Complexes: Characterizations, Correlations, and Ligand Redistributions" Organometallics, 2013, 32, 3685−3696.
DOI: 10.1021/om400313r
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Organometallics, 2013, 32 (13), pp 3685–3696

70. D. Yuan, H. V. Huynh* "A Comparative Study on Di- and Multinuclear Ni(II), Pd(II) and Pt(II) Complexes of a Thiolato-Functionalized, Benzannulated N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligand" Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 6627−6634.
DOI: 10.1021/ic400672z
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Inorg. Chem. 2013

69. H. V. Huynh*, Chen-Shiang Lee "Pincer-type di(1,2,4-triazolin-5-ylidene)Pd(II) complexes and their catalytic activities towards Cu- and amine-free Sonogashira reaction" Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 6803–6809.
DOI: 10.1039/C3DT50237F
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Dalton Trans., 2013,42, 6803-6809

68. S. M. Puah, H. V. Huynh, J. C. Wu* "Novel two-in-one bioreactor greatly improves lactic acid production from xylose by Lactobacillus pentosus" J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. 2013, 88, 594–598.
DOI: 10.1002/jctb.3867


67. H. V. Huynh*, Q. Teng "Highly modular access to functionalised metal-carbenes via post-modifications of a single bromoalkyl-substituted NHC–Pd(II) complex" Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 4244–4246.
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC33789D

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CC post-modification

66. H. V. Huynh, G. Frison* "Electronic structural trends in divalent carbon compounds" J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 328–338.
DOI: 10.1021/jo302080c


J. Org. Chem., , 2013, 78, 328–338


65. H. Sivaram, J. Tan, H. V. Huynh* "Syntheses, Characterizations, and a Preliminary Comparative Cytotoxicity Study of Gold(I) and Gold(III) Complexes Bearing Benzimidazole- and Pyrazole-Derived N-Heterocyclic Carbenes" Organometallics 2012, 31, 5875−5883.
DOI: 10.1021/om300444c
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64. C. Bernhammer, H. V. Huynh* "Pyrazolin-5-ylidene Palladium(II) Complexes: Synthesis, Characterization, and Application in the Direct Arylation of Pentafluorobenzene" Organometallics 2012, 31, 5121–5130.
DOI: 10.1021/om300464b
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63. S. Guo, H. V. Huynh* "Dipalladium Complexes with Triazolidin-Diylidene Bridges and Their Catalytic Activities" Organometallics 2012, 31, 4565−4573.
DOI: 10.1021/om3003625
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62. J. C. Bernhammer, H. V. Huynh* "Correlation of spectroscopically determined ligand donor strength and nucleophilicity of substituted pyrazoles" Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 8600–8608.
DOI: 10.1039/C2DT30526G
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61. D. Yuan, H. V. Huynh* "Sulfur-Functionalized N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Pd(II): Syntheses, Structures and Catalytic Activities" Molecules 2012, 17, 2491–2517.
DOI: 10.3390/molecules17032491
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60. H. Sivaram, R. Jothibasu, H. V. Huynh* "Gold Complexes of an Alicyclic Indazole-Derived N-Heterocyclic Carbene: Syntheses, Characterizations, and Ligand Disproportionation" Organometallics 2012, 31, 1195–1203.
DOI: 10.1021/om201268m
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59. D. Yuan, H. V. Huynh* "1,2,3-Triazolin-5-ylidenes: Synthesis of Hetero-bis(carbene) Pd(II) Complexes, Determination of Donor Strengths, and Catalysis" Organometallics 2012, 31, 405–412.
DOI: 10.1021/om2010029
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58. D. Yuan, H. V. Huynh* "Synthesis and characterization of thiolato-functionalized N-heterocyclic carbene Pd(II) complexes with normal and mesoionic binding modes" Dalton Trans. 2011, 40, 11698–11703.
DOI: 10.1039/C1DT10789E
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57. H. V. Huynh*, R. Jothibasu "Syntheses and catalytic activities of Pd(II) dicarbene and hetero-dicarbene complexes" J. Organomet. Chem. 2011, 696, 3369–3375.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2011.07.018
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56. H. V. Huynh*, W. Sim, C. F. Chin "[2]Rotaxanes with Palladium(II)-NHC stoppers" Dalton Trans. 2011, 40, 11690–11692.
DOI: 10.1039/c1dt11472g
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55. D. Yuan, H. Tang, L. Xiao, H. V. Huynh* "CSC-pincer versus pseudo-pincer complexes of palladium(II): a comparative study on complexation and catalytic activities of NHC complexes" Dalton Trans. 2011, 40, 8788–8795.
DOI: 10.1039/C1DT10269A
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(Cover article and invited contribution for a special issue "Pincers and other hemilabile ligands" and "Hot article")


54. L. Xue, L. Shi, Y. Han, C. Xia, H. V. Huynh*, F. Li* "Pd-carbene catalyzed carbonylation reactions of aryl iodides" Dalton Trans. 2011, 40, 7632–7638.
DOI: 10.1039/C1DT10433K
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53. H. V. Huynh*, Invited Book Review "Functionalised N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes" by Olaf Kühl, Wiley, 2010, 364 pp. (hardback) ISBN 978-0-470-71215-3" App. Organomet. Chem., 2011, 25, 565.
DOI: 10.1002/aoc.1768


52. Y. Han, D. Yuan, Q. Teng, H. V. Huynh* "Reactivity Differences of Pd(II) Dimers bearing Heterocyclic Carbenes with two, one or no α-Nitrogen Atoms toward Isocyanides" Organometallics 2011, 30, 1224–1230.
DOI: 10.1021/om101169x
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51. Y. Han, H. V. Huynh* "Pyrazolin-4-ylidenes: a new class of intriguing ligands" Dalton Trans. 2011, 40, 2141–2147.
DOI: 10.1039/c0dt01037e
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(invited contribution for a special issue "New Talent: Asia")


50. A. D. Yeung, P. S. Ng, H. V. Huynh* "Co-ligand Effects in the Catalytic Activity of Pd(II)-NHC Complexes" J. Organomet. Chem. 2011, 696, 112–117.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2010.08.017
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49. D. Yuan, H. V. Huynh* "Dinuclear and Tetranuclear Palladium(II) Complexes of a Thiolato-Functionalized, Benzannulated N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligand and Their Activities toward Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling" Organometallics 2010, 29, 6020–6027.
DOI: 10.1021/om1008023


48. R. Jothibasu, K.-W. Huang, H. V. Huynh* "Synthesis of cis- and trans-Diisothiocyanato-Bis(NHC) Complexes of Nickel(II) and Applications in the Kumada-Corriu Reaction" Organometallics 2010, 29, 3746–3752.
DOI: 10.1021/om100241v


47. H. V. Huynh*, Y. X. Chew "Synthesis, structural characterization and catalytic activity of a palladium(II) complex bearing a new ditopic thiophene-N-heterocyclic carbene ligand" Inorg. Chim. Acta 2010, 363, 1979–1983.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2009.02.035
(invited contribution for a special issue on Metals in Organic Chemistry)



46. R. Jothibasu, H. V. Huynh* "Versatile coordination chemistry of indazole-derived carbenes" Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 2986–2988.
DOI: 10.1039/b925977E


45. H. V. Huynh*, C. H. Yeo, Y. X. Chew "Syntheses, Structures, and Catalytic Activities of Hemilabile Thioether-Functionalized NHC Complexes" Organometallics 2010, 29, 1479–1486.
DOI: 10.1021/om9010966


44. Y. Han, L. J. Lee, H. V. Huynh* "Pyrazole-Derived Remote Dicarbenes: Versatile Ligands for Di- and Tetranuclear Complexes" Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 771-773.
DOI: 10.1002/chem.200902737
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43. S. K. Yen, D. J. Young, H. V. Huynh, L. L. Koh, T. S. A. Hor* “Unexpected coordination difference in geometric-isomerism between N,S- and N,N-heterocyclic carbenes in cyclometallated platinum(II)Chem. Commun. 2009, 6831-6833.
DOI: 10.1039/b914036k


42. H. V. Huynh*, Y. Han, R. Jothibasu, J. A. Yang "13C NMR Spectroscopic Determination of Ligand Donor Strengths using N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Palladium(II)" Organometallics 2009, 28, 5395–5404.
DOI: 10.1021/om900667d


 

41. S. K. Yen, L. L. Koh, H. V. Huynh, T. S. A. Hor* “Benzothiazolin-2-ylidene and Azole Mixed-Ligand Complexes of PalladiumEur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 4288–4297.
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200900447



40. H. V. Huynh*, D. Yuan, Y. Han “Syntheses and catalytic activities of pseudo-pincer and CSC pincer-type Pd(II) complexes derived from benzannulated N-heterocyclic carbenesDalton Trans. 2009, 7262-7268.
DOI: 10.1039/b907887h
(invited contribution for a special issue on NHC chemistry)


39. Swee Kuan Yen, Lip Lin Koh, Han Vinh Huynh, T. S. Andy Hor* "Structures and Suzuki-Coupling of N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of PdII with Coordinated Solvent and PPh3" Aust. J. Chem. 2009, 62, 1047–1053.
DOI: 10.1071/CH09196
(invited contribution for the special issue "UQ-NUS Symposium")


38. H. V. Huynh*, H. X. Seow "Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Palladium Dicarbene Complexes bearing labile co-Ligands" Aust. J. Chem. 2009, 62, 983-987.
DOI: 10.1071/CH09143
(invited contribution for the special issue "UQ-NUS Symposium")


37. Y. Han, H. V. Huynh* "Pd(II) Pyrazolin-4-ylidenes: Substituent-Effects on the Formation and Catalytic Activity of Pyrazole-based Remote NHC Complexes" Organometallics 2009, 28, 2778-2786.
DOI: 10.1021/om8010849


36. R. Jothibasu, H. V. Huynh* "Mixed Azido-N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Ni(II) as Template for New Organometallics bearing Carbodiimido, Tetrazolato and Abnormal Tetrazolin-5-ylidene Ligands" Organometallics 2009, 28, 2505–2511.
DOI: 10.1021/om900140e



35. H. V. Huynh*, R. Jothibasu “Formation of homoleptic tetracarbene versus cis chelating dicarbene complexes of Nickel(II) and applications in Kumada-Corriu couplingsEur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 1926–1931.
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200801149
(invited contribution for a special issue on NHC chemistry)



34. Y. Han, H. V. Huynh* “Mixed carbene-isocyanide Pd(II) complexes: synthesis, structures and reactivity towards nucleophilesDalton Trans. 2009, 2201-2209.
DOI: 10.1039/B816471A


33. S. K. Yen, L. L. Koh, H. V. Huynh, T. S. A. Hor* “Formation and structures of Pd(II) N,S-heterocyclic carbene-pyridyl mixed-ligand complexesJ. Organomet. Chem. 2009, 694, 332-338.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2008.10.048


32. H. V. Huynh*, J. Wu “Rotamers of Palladium Complexes bearing IR active N-Heterocyclic Carbene ligands: Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Catalytic ActivitiesJ. Organomet. Chem. 2009, 694, 323-331.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2008.10.044
(Ranked No. 5 of the top 25 hottest acrticles from January-March 2009 in Journal of Organometallic Chemistry)



31. Y. Han, Y.-T. Hong, H. V. Huynh* “Ag(I) and Pd(II) Complexes of a 1,3-Dibenzhydryl Substituted Benzannulated N-Heterocyclic Carbene: Unexpected Rearrangement, Structures and Catalytic StudiesJ. Organomet. Chem. 2008, 693, 3159-3165.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2008.06.037



30. S. K. Yen, L. L. Koh, H. V. Huynh, T. S. A. Hor* "Mono- and Dinuclear Palladium(II) N,S-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes with N Spacers and their Suzuki Coupling Activities" Chem. Asian J. 2008, 3, 1649-1656.
DOI: 10.1002/asia.200800177


29. A. T. Normand, S. K. Yen, H. V. Huynh, T. S. A. Hor, K. J. Cavell* "Catalytic Annulation of Heterocycles via a Novel Redox Process Involving the Imidazolium Salt N-Heterocyclic Carbene CoupleOrganometallics 2008, 27, 3153-3160.
DOI: 10.1021/om800140n


28. H. V. Huynh*, L. R. Wong, P. S. Ng “Anagostic Interactions and Catalytic Activities of Sterically Bulky Benzannulated N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes of Nickel(II)Organometallics 2008, 27, 2231-2237.
DOI: 10.1021/om800004j


27. K. E. Neo, H. V. Huynh, L. L. Koh, W. Henderson, T.S. A. Hor* "Isolation and Crystallographic Characterization of Solvate- and Anion-Stabilized PCP Pincer Complexes of Palladium(II)" J. Organomet. Chem. 2008, 693, 1628-1635.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2007.11.031


26. S. K. Yen, L. L. Koh, H. V. Huynh*, T. S. A. Hor* "Pd(II) complexes with mixed benzothiazolin-2-ylidene and phosphine ligands and their catalytic activites toward C-C coupling reactions" Dalton Trans. 2008, 699-706.
DOI: 10.1039/b713152f



25. R. Jothibasu, H. V. Huynh*, L. L. Koh “Au(I) and Au(III) complexes of a sterically bulky benzimidazole-derived N-heterocyclic carbeneJ. Organomet. Chem. 2008, 693, 374-380.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2007.11.003
(Ranked No. 3 of the top 25 hottest acrticles from January-March 2008 in Journal of Organometallic Chemistry)


24. H. V. Huynh*, R. Jothibasu, L. L. Koh “Dipalladium bis(µ-isopropylthiolato) complexes with a [Pd2S2] core supported by N-heterocyclic carbenesOrganometallics 2007, 26, 6852-6856.
DOI: 10.1021/om700867e



23. Y. Han, H. V. Huynh*, G. K. Tan “Palladium(II) Pyrazolin-4-ylidenes: Remote N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes and Their Catalytic Application in Aqueous Suzuki-Miyaura CouplingOrganometallics 2007, 26, 6581-6585.
DOI: 10.1021/om7009107
(Ranked No. 6 of the most-accessed articles in Oct-Dec 2007 in Organometallics)


22. Y. Han, H. V. Huynh*, G. K. Tan “Syntheses and Characterizations of Pd(II) Complexes incorporating a N-Heterocyclic Carbene and Aromatic N-HeterocyclesOrganometallics 2007, 26, 6447-6452.
DOI: 10.1021/om700753d


21. K. E. Neo, H. V. Huynh, L. L. Koh, W. Henderson, T. S. A. Hor* “Dinuclear PCP pincer complexes from Lewis acidic [Pd(OTf)(PCP)] and basic [Pd(4-Spy)(PCP)] (OTf = triflate; 4-Spy = 4-pyridinethiolate; PCP = –CH(CH2CH2PPh2)2)Dalton Trans. 2007, 5701-5709.
DOI: 10.1039/b710752h


20. Y. Han, H. V. Huynh*, G. K. Tan “Mono- vs Bis(carbene) Complexes: A Detailed Study on Platinum(II)-Benzimidazolin-2-ylidenesOrganometallics 2007, 26, 4612-4617.
DOI: 10.1021/om700543p


19. S. K. Yen, L. L. Koh, H. V. Huynh*, T. S. A. Hor* “Pd(II) complexes of N,S-heterocyclic carbenes with pendant and coordinated allyl function and their Suzuki coupling activitiesDalton Trans. 2007, 3952-3956.
DOI: 10.1039/B706968E


18. Y. Han, H. V. Huynh*, L. L. Koh “Pd(II) Complexes of a Sterically Bulky, Benzannulated N-Heterocyclic Carbene and Their Catalytic Activities in the Mizoroki-Heck ReactionJ. Organomet. Chem. 2007, 692, 3606-3613.
DOI: 10.1016/jorganchem.2007.04.037
(Ranked No. 2 of the top 25 hottest acrticles from July-September 2007 inJournal of Organometallic Chemistry)


17. K. E. Neo, Y. Y. Ong, H. V. Huynh, T. S. A. Hor “A single-molecular pathway from heterometallic MM (M = BaII, MnII; M = CrIII) oxalato complexes to intermetallic composite oxidesJ. Mater. Chem. 2007, 17, 1002-1006.
DOI: 10.1039/b609630a


16. Y. Han, H. V. Huynh* “Preparation and characterization of the first pyrazole-based remote N-heterocyclic carbene complexes of palladium(II)Chem. Commun. 2007, 1089-1091.
DOI: 10.1039/b615441g


15. T. Kreikmann, C. Diedrich, T. Pape, H. V. Huynh, S. Grimme, F. E. Hahn* “Metallosupramolecular Chemistry with Bis(benzene-o-dithiolato) LigandsJ. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 11808-11819.
DOI: 10.1021/ja063655u


14. S. K. Yen, L. L. Koh, F. E. Hahn, H. V. Huynh*, T. S. A. Hor* “Convenient Entry to Mono- and Dinuclear Palladium(II) Benzothiazolin-2-ylidene Complexes and their Activities towards Heck-CouplingOrganometallics 2006, 25, 5105-5112.
DOI: 10.1021/om060510n


13. H. V. Huynh*, C. H. Yeo, G. K. Tan “Hemilabile Behavior of a Thioether-functionalized N-Heterocyclic Carbene ligandChem. Commun. 2006, 3833-3835.
DOI: 10.1039/b608325k


12. H. V. Huynh*, Y. Han, J. H. H. Ho, G. K. Tan “Palladium(II) Complexes of a sterically bulky, benzannulated N-Heterocyclic Carbene with unusual C-H⋅⋅⋅Pd and Ccarbene⋅⋅⋅Br interactionsOrganometallics 2006, 25, 3267-3274.
DOI: 10.1021/om060151w
(Ranked No. 9 of the most-accessed articles in Apr-Jun 2006 in Organometallics)


11. H. V. Huynh*, N. Meier, T. Pape, F. E. Hahn* “Benzothiazolin-2-ylidene Complexes of Iridium(I)Organometallics 2006, 25, 3012-3018.
DOI: 10.1021/om060006i


10. H. V. Huynh*, T. C. Neo, G. K. Tan “Mixed Dicarboxylato-Bis(carbene) Complexes of Palladium(II): Synthesis, Structures, trans-cis Isomerism and Catalytic ActivityOrganometallics 2006, 25, 1298-1302.
DOI: 10.1021/om0510369
(Ranked No. 13 of the most-accessed articles in Jan-Mar 2006 in Organometallics; Cited in Annual Reports for 2006: R. Singh, S. P. Nolan “N-Heterocyclic carbenes: Advances in transition metal and organic catalysis” Annu. Rep. Prog. Chem., Sect. B: Org. Chem., 2006, 102, 168.)


9. H. V. Huynh*, C. Holtgrewe, T. Pape, L. L. Koh, E. Hahn* “Synthesis and Structural Characterization of the First Bis(benzimidazolin-2-ylidene) Complexes of Nickel(II)Organometallics 2006, 25, 245-249.
DOI: 10.1021/om050781i


8. S. K. Quek, I. Lyapkalo*, H. V. Huynh “A New Highly Efficient Method for the Synthesis of tert-Alkyl Nitroso CompoundsSynthesis 2006, 1423-1426.
DOI: 10.1055/s-2006-926442


7. S. K. Quek, I. Lyapkalo*, H. V. Huynh “Synthesis and Properties of N,N'-dialkyl-imidazolium bis(nonafluorobutane-1-sulfonyl)imides: a new subfamily of ionic liquidsTetrahedron 2006, 62, 3137-3145.
DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2006.01.015


6. H. V. Huynh*, J. H. H. Ho, T. C. Neo, L. L. Koh “Solvent-controlled selective Synthesis of a trans-configured Benzimidazoline-2-ylidene Palladium(II) Complex and Investigations of its Heck-type catalytic activityJ. Organomet. Chem. 2005, 690, 3854-3860.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2005.04.053
(Among the top 50 most cited articles from 2005-2008 in Journal of Organometallic Chemistry)


5. H. V. Huynh*, D. LeVan, F. E. Hahn*, T. S. A. Hor “Synthesis and Structural Characterization of mixed Carbene-Carboxylate Complexes of Palladium(II)J. Organomet. Chem. 2004, 689, 1766-1770.
DOI: 10.10.16/j.jorganchem.2004.02.033


4. H. V. Huynh, R. Fröhlich, F. E. Hahn* “Synthesis and Molecular Structure of [Fe2Cl2(µ-S-t-Bu)2(η1-η1-µ-dppe)]Z. Naturforsch. 2003, 58b, 359-361.
Free full text available: http://www.znaturforsch.com/ab/v58b/s58b0359.pdf


3. H. V. Huynh, W. W. Seidel, T. Lügger, R. Fröhlich, B. Wibbeling, F. E. Hahn* “ortho-Lithiation of Benzene-1,2-dithiol: A Methodology for ortho-Functionalization of Benzene-1,2-dithiolZ. Naturforsch. 2002, 57b, 1401-1408.
Free full text available: http://www.znaturforsch.com/ab/v57b/s57b1401.pdf


2. H. V. Huynh, T. Lügger, F. E. Hahn* “Synthesis and X-ray Molecular Structure of [WVI(C6H4S2-1,2)3] Completing the Structural Characterization of the Series [W(C6H4S2-1,2)3]n- (n = 0, 1, 2): Trigonal-Prismatic versus Octahedral Coordination in Tris(benzene-1,2-dithiolate) ComplexesEur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2002, 3007-3009.
DOI: 10.1002/1099-0682(200211)2002:11<3007::AID-EJIC3007>3.0.CO;2-I


1. H. V. Huynh, C. Schulze-Isfort, W. W. Seidel, T. Lügger, R. Fröhlich, O. Kataeva, F. E. Hahn* "Dinuclear Complexes with Bis(benzenedithiolate) Ligands" Chem. Eur. J. 2002, 8, 1327-1335.
DOI: 10.1002/1521-3765(20020315)8:6<1327::AID-CHEM1327>3.0.CO;2-N