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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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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


om-2013-01031h_0005

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.
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(invited contribution for the Chemical Communication's ‘Emerging Investigators 2013’ themed issue)


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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(invited contribution for a special issue on Catalytic addition of E-H bonds to non-activated carbon-carbon multiple bonds)


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)