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  103. Featured on the front cover of Chemical Communications, Issue 76, 2015.
Roberts, R.J.; Le, D.; Leznoff, D.B. "Controlling intermolecular aurophilicity in emissive dinuclear Au(I) materials and their luminescent response to ammonia vapour", Chem. Commun., 2015, 14299-14302. Download

102. Yoshida, T.; Zhou, W.; Furuyama, T.; Leznoff, D.B.; Kobayashi, N., "An extremely air-stable 19π porphyrinoid", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 9258-9261 Download

101. Thompson, J.R.; Katz, M.J.; Williams, V.E.; Leznoff, D.B., "Structural design parameters for highly birefringent coordination polymers", Inorg. Chem. 2015, 6462-6471 Download

100. Poirier, S.; Roberts, R.J.; Le, D.; Leznoff, D.B.; Reber, C., "Interpreting effects of structure variations induced by temperature and pressure on luminescence spectra of platinum(II) bis(dithiocarbamate) compounds", Inorg. Chem. 2015, 3728-3735 Download

99. Platel, R.H.; Tasso, T.T.; Zhou, W.; Furuyama, T.; Kobayashi, N.; Leznoff, D.B., "Metallophthalocyanin-ocenes: scandium phthalocyanines with an η5-bound Cp ring", Chem. Commun. 2015, 5986-5989 Download

98. Ovens, J.S.; Leznoff, D.B., "Raman detected sensing of volatile organic compounds by vapochromic Cu[AuX2(CN)2]2 (X = Cl, Br) coordination polymer materials", Chem. Mater. 2015, 1465-1478 Download

97. Jelier, B.J.; Howell, J.L.; Montgomery, C.D.; Leznoff, D.B.; Friesen, C.M., "A convenient route to tetraalkylammonium perfluoroalkoxides from hydrofluoroethers", Angew. Chem. Intl. Ed. 2015, 2945-2949 Download

96. Savard, D.S.; Leznoff, D.B., "Magnetostructural characterization of copper(II) hydroxide dimers and coordination polymers coordinated to apical isothiocyanate and cyanide-based counteranions", Can. J. Chem. 2014, 1021-2030 Download

95. Leznoff, D.B., "Professor Alfred B. P. (Barry) Lever TRIBUTE", Can. J. Chem. 2014, vii-viii Download

94. Hayes, C.E.; Gill, D.E.; Brown, M.L.; Leznoff, D.B., "Mixed-donor amido-siloxo actinide(IV) halide and alkyl complexes with an aryl C-ipso interaction", Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 3690-3700 Download

93. Ahern, J.C.; Roberts, R.J.; Follansbee, P.; McLaughlin, J.; Leznoff, D.B.; Patterson, H.H., "Structure and emissive properties of heterobimetallic Ln-Au coordination polymers: role of Tb and Eu in non-aurophilic [nBu4N]2[Ln(NO3)4Au(CN)2] versus aurophilic Ln[Au(CN)2]3•3H2O/3D2O chains", Inorg. Chem. 2014, 7571-7579 Download

92. Hayes, C.E.; Leznoff, D.B. "Actinide coordination and organometallic complexes with multidentate polyamido ligands", Coord. Chem. Rev., 2014, 155-170 Download

  91. Featured on the back cover of Chemical Communications, Issue 50, 2014.
Roberts, R.J.; Belanger-Desmarais, N.; Reber, C.; Leznoff, D.B. "The luminescence properties of linear vs. kinked aurophilic 1-D chains of bis(dithiocarbamato)gold(I) dimers", Chem. Commun., 2014, 3148-3150. Download

90. Thompson, J.R.; Roberts, R.J.; Williams, V.E.; Leznoff, D.B. "Birefringent, emissive coordination polymers incorporating bis(benzimidazole)pyridine as an anisotropic building block", CrystEngComm, 2013, 9387-9393 Download

  89. Featured on the back cover of Chemistry - A European Journal, Issue 49, 2013.
Thompson, J.R.; Ovens, J.S.; Williams, V.E.; Leznoff, D.B. "Supramolecular Assembly of Bis(benzimidazole)pyridine: An Extended Anisotropic Ligand For Highly Birefringent Materials", Chem.-Eur. J., 2013, 16572-16578. Download
  88. Featured on the inside front cover of Dalton Transactions, Issue 42, 2013.
Savard, D.; Leznoff, D.B. "Synthesis, structure and light scattering properties of tetraalkylammonium metal isothiocyanate salts", Dalton Trans., 2013, 14982-14991. Download

87. Ovens, J.S.; Truong, K.N.; Leznoff, D.B. "Targeting [AuCl2(CN)2]- units as halophilic building blocks in coordination polymers", Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2013, 127-135 Download

86. Chang, S.; Desai, S.; Leznoff, D.B.; Merbouh, N.; Britton, R. "A short, gram-scale synthesis of 2,5-disubstituted furans", Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2013, 3219-3222 Download

85. Kobayashi, M.; Savard, D.; Geisheimer, A.R.; Sakai, K.; Leznoff, D.B. "Heterobimetallic Coordination Polymers Based on the [Pt(SCN)4]2- and [Pt(SeCN)4]2- Building Blocks", Inorg. Chem., 2013, 4842-4852 Download

84. Korcok, J.L.; Leznoff, D.B. "Thermal expansion of mercury(II) cyanide and HgCN(NO3)", Polyhedron, 2013, 72-77 Download

83. Hayes, C.E.; Sarazin, Y.; Katz, M.J.; Carpentier, J.-F.; Leznoff, D.B. "Diamido-ether actinide complexes as initiators for lactide ring-opening polymerization", Organomet., 2013, 1183-1192. Download

82. Hayes, C.E.; Platel, R.H.; Schafer, L.L.; Leznoff, D.B. "Diamido-ether actinide complexes as catalysts for the intramolecular hydroamination of aminoalkenes", Organomet., 2012, 6732-6740. Download

81. Wong, E.W.Y.; Miura, A.; Wright, M.D.; He, Q.; Walsby, C.J.; Shimizu, S.; Kobayashi, N.; Leznoff, D.B. "Gold(II) phthalocyanine revisited: synthesis and spectroscopic properties of gold(III) phthalocyanine and an unprecedented ring-contracted phthalocyanine analogue", Chem.-Eur. J., 2012, 12404-12410. Download

80. Roberts, R.J.; Li, X.; Lacey, T.F.; Pan, J.; Patterson, H.H.; Leznoff, D.B. "Heterobimetallic lanthanide–gold coordination polymers: structure and emissive properties of isomorphous [nBu4N]2[Ln(NO3)4Au(CN)2] 1-D chains", Dalton Trans., 2012, 6992-6997. Download

79. Wong, E.W.Y.; Ovens, J.S.; Leznoff, D.B. "From Low to Very High Birefringence in Bis(2-pyridylimino)isoindolines: Synthesis and Structure–Property Analysis", Chem.-Eur. J., 2012, 6781-6787. Download

78. Lefebvre, J.; Korcok, J.L.; Katz, M.J.; Leznoff, D.B. "Vapochromic Behaviour of M[Au(CN)2]2-Based Coordination Polymers (M = Co, Ni)", Sensors, 2012, 3669-3692. Download

77. Dean, R.K.; Fowler, C.I.; Hasan, K.; Kerman, K.; Kwong, P.; Trudel, S.; Leznoff, D.B.; Kratz, H.-B.; Dawe, L.N.; Kozac, C.M. "Magnetic, electrochemical and spectroscopic properties of iron(III) amine–bis(phenolate) halide complexes", Dalton Trans., 2012, 4806-4816. Download

76. Wong, E.W.Y.; Leznoff, D.B. "Synthesis and structural characterization of a magnesium phthalocyanine(3-) anion", J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines , 2012, 154-162. Download

75. Ovens, J.S.; Truong, K.N.; Leznoff, D.B. "Structural organization and dimensionality at the hands of weak intermolecular Au•••Au, Au•••X and X•••X (X = Cl, Br, I) interactions", Dalton Trans., 2012, 1345-1351. Download

  74. Featured on the cover of Dalton Transactions, Issue 19, 2012.
Hayes, C.E.; Leznoff, D.B. "Paramagnetic metal complexes of diamido donor ligands", Dalton Trans., 2012, 5743-5753. Download
  73. Featured on the cover of Dalton Transactions, Issue 29, 2011.
Geisheimer, A.R.; Huang, W.; Pacradouni, V.; Sabok-Sayr, S.A.; Sonier, J.E.; Leznoff, D.B. "Magnetic properties of isostructural M(H2O)4[Au(CN)4]2-based coordination polymers (M = Mn, Co, Ni, Cu, Zn) by SQUID and μSR studies", Dalton Trans., 2011, 7505-7516. Download

  72. Featured on the cover of Dalton Transactions, Issue 19, 2011.
Ovens, J.S.; Leznoff, D.B. "Thermally triggered reductive elimination of bromine from Au(III) as a path to Au(I)-based coordination polymers", Dalton Trans., 2011, 4140-4146. Download
Note: The article appears Issue 16 and the cover is for Issue 19.

  71. Featured on the cover of Chemistry: A European Journal, Issue 13, 2011.
Greer, B.J.; Michaelis, V.K.; Katz, M.J.; Leznoff, D.B.; Schreckenbach, G.; Kroeker, S. "Characterising Lone-Pair Activity of Lead(II) by 207Pb Solid-State NMR: Coordination Polymers of [N(CN)2]- and [Au(CN)2]- with Terpyridine Ancillary Ligands" Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 3609-3618. Download

70. Geisheimer, A.R.; Wren, J.E.C.; Michaelis, V.K.; Kobayashi, M.; Sakai, K.; Kroeker, S.; Leznoff, D.B. "Aggregation of [Au(CN)4]- Anions: Examination by Crystallography and 15N CP-MAS NMR and the Structural Factors Influencing Intermolecular Au•••N Interactions", Inorg. Chem., 2011, 1265-1274. Download

69. Baril-Robert, F.; Li, X.; Katz, M.J.; Geisheimer, A.R.; Leznoff, D.B.; Patterson, H. "Changes in Electronic Properties of Polymeric One-Dimensional {[M(CN)2]-}n (M = Au, Ag) Chains Due to Neighboring Closed-Shell Zn(II) or Open-Shell Cu(II) Ions", Inorg. Chem., 2011, 231-237. Download

68. Ovens, J.S.; Geisheimer, A.R.; Bokov, A.A.; Ye, Z.-G.; Leznoff, D.B. "The Use of Polarizable [AuX2(CN)2]- (X = Br, I) Building Blocks Toward the Formation of Birefringent Coordination Polymers", Inorg. Chem., 2010, 9609-9616. Download

67. Moatazedi, Z.; Katz, M.J.; Leznoff, D.B. "Synthesis and characterization of a series of halide-bridged, multinuclear iron(II) and cobalt(II) diamido complexes and a dinuclear, high-spin cobalt(II) alkyl derivative", Dalton Trans., 2010, 9889-9896. Download

66. Wong, E.W.Y.; Walsby, C.J.; Storr, T.; Leznoff, D.B. "Phthalocyanine as a Chemically Inert, Redox-Active Ligand: Structural and Electronic Properties of a Nb(IV)-Oxo Complex Incorporating a Highly Reduced Phthalocyanine(4-) Anion", Inorg. Chem., 2010, 3343-3350. Download

65. Hayes, C.E.; Leznoff, D.B. "Diamido-Ether Uranium(IV) Alkyl Complexes as Single-Component Ethylene Polymerization Catalysts", Organometallics, 2010, 767-774. Download

64. Katz, M.J.; Leznoff, D.B. "Highly Birefringent Cyanoaurate Coordination Polymers: The Effect of Polarizable C-X Bonds (X = Cl, Br)", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 18435-18444. Download

63. Aguiar, P.M.; Katz, M.J.; Leznoff, D.B.; Kroeker, S. "Natural abundance C-13 and N-15 solid-state NMR analysis of paramagnetic transition-metal cyanide coordination polymers", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2009, 6925-6934. Download

62. Korcok, J.L.; Katz, M.J.; Leznoff, D.B. "Impact of Metallophilicity on "Colossal" Positive and Negative Thermal Expansion in a Series of Isostructural Dicyanometallate Coordination Polymers", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 4866-4871. Download

61. Lefebvre, J.; Tyagi, P.; Trudel, S.; Pacradouni, V.; Kaiser, C.; Sonier, J.E.; Leznoff, D.B. "Magnetic Frustration and Spin Disorder in Isostructural M(µ-OH2)2[Au(CN)2]2 (M = Mn, Fe, Co) Coordination Polymers Containing Double Aqua-Bridged Chains: SQUID and µSR Studies", Inorg. Chem., 2009, 55-67. Download

60. Katz, M.J.; Sakai, K.; Leznoff, D.B. "The use of aurophilic and other metal-metal interactions as crystal engineering design elements to increase structural dimensionality", Chem. Soc. Rev., 2008, 1884-1895. Download

59. Lefebvre, J.; Trudel, S.; Hill, R.H.; Leznoff, D.B. "A closer look: Magnetic behavior of a three-dimensional cyanometalate coordination polymer dominated by a trace amount of nanoparticle impurity", Chem. Eur. J., 2008, 7156-7167. Download

58. Katz, M.J.; Ramnial, T.; Yu, H.-Z.; Leznoff, D.B. "Polymorphism of Zn[Au(CN)2]2 and its luminescent sensory response to NH3 vapor", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 10662-10673. Download

57. Katz, M.J.; Michaelis V.K.; Aguiar, P.M.; Renante, Y.; Haiyan, L.; Kaluarachchi, H.; Batchelor, R.J.; Schreckenbach, G.; Kroeker, S.; Patterson, H.H.; Leznoff, D.B. "Structural and spectroscopic impact of tuning the stereochemical activity of the lone pair in lead(II) cyanoaurate coordination polymers via ancillary ligands ", Inorg. Chem., 2008, 6353-6363. Download

56. Haftbaradaran, F.; Kuchison, A.M.; Katz, M.J.; Schatte, G.; Leznoff, D.B. "Synthesis, structures, and kinetics of mixed-donor amido-amino-siloxo ligands from symmetrical diamidosilyl ether ligands via a retro-Brook rearrangement", Inorg. Chem., 2008, 812-822. Download

55. Raturi, R.; Lefebvre, J.; Leznoff, D.B.; McGarvey, B.R.; Johnson, S.A. "A phosphine-mediated through-space exchange coupling pathway for unpaired electrons in a heterobimetallic lanthanide-transition metal complex", Chem. Eur. J., 2008, 721-730. Download

54. Telfer, S.G.; Parker, N.D.; Kuroda, R.; Harada, T.; Lefebvre, J.; Leznoff, D.B. "Helicates, boxes, and polymers from simple pyridine-alcohol ligands: the impact of the identity of the transition metal ion", Inorg. Chem., 2008, 209-218. Download

  53. Featured on the inside cover of Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Issue 46, 2007.
Katz, M.J.; Kaluarachchi, H.; Batchelor, R.J.; Bokov, A.A.; Ye, Z.-G.; Leznoff, D.B. "Highly Birefringent Materials Designed Using Coordination Polymer Synthetic Methodology", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2007, 8804-8807. Download
This paper was highlighted in C&E News and Chemistry World.

52. Geisheimer, A.R.; Katz, M.J.; Batchelor, R.J.; Leznoff, D.B. "Preparation and characterization of two chiral Au(CN)2-based coordination polymers containing (1R,2R)-N,N'-dimethylcyclohexanediamine", CrystEngComm, 2007, 1078-1083. Download

51. Katz, M.J.; Kaluarachchi, H.; Batchelor, R.J.; Schatte, G.; Leznoff, D.B. "A Concert of Weak Interactions Generates the Very Complex {Cu(tmeda)[Au(CN)4]2}•1/3H2O Structure", Cryst. Growth Des., 2007, 1946-1948. Download

50. Lefebvre, J.; Chartrand, D.; Leznoff, D.B. "Synthesis, structure and magnetic properties of 2-D and 3-D [cation]{M[Au(CN)2]3} (M = Ni, Co) coordination polymers", Polyhedron, 2007, 2189-2199. Download

49. White, A.P.; Robertson, K.N.; Cameron, T.S.; Liengme, B.V.; Leznoff, D.B.; Trudel, S.; Aquino, M.A.S. "Synthesis and characterization of [M(DMSO)6][SnCl6] complexes (M = Fe2+, Co2+, and Ni2+) - An old mystery solved.", Can. J. Chem., 2007, 372-378. Download

48. Leznoff, D.B.; Shorrock, C.J.; Batchelor, R.J. "Coordination polymers with [Au(CN)4]- Building Blocks: a 1-D Chain of Molecular NiII2AuIII2 Squares", Gold Bull., 2007, 36-39. Download

47. Das, A.K.; Moatazedi, Z.; Mund, G.; Bennet, A.J.; Batchelor, R.J.; Leznoff, D.B. "Chelating or bridging? Halide-controlled binding mode of diamido donor ligands in Iron(III) complexes", Inorg. Chem., 2007, 366-368. Download

46. Hatnean, J.A.; Raturi, R.; Lefebvre, J.; Leznoff, D.B.; Lawes, G.; Johnson, S.A. "Assembly of Triangular Trimetallic Complexes by Triamidophosphine Ligands: Spin-Frustrated Mn2+ Plaquettes and Diamagnetic Mg2+ Analogues with a Combined Through-Space, Through-Bond Pathway for 31P-31P Spin-Spin Coupling", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 14992-14999. Download

45. Leznoff, D.B.; Katz, M.J.; Cheng, L.K.L.; Draper, N.D.; Batchelor, R.J. "The perils and opportunities of reactive building blocks: Attempted synthesis of new Hg(CN)2-based coordination polymers and the structures of the resulting products", J. Mol. Struct., 2006, 223-229. Download

  44. Featured on the cover of Chemistry: A European Journal, Issue 26, 2006.
Lefebvre, J.; Callaghan, F.; Katz, M.J.; Sonier, J.E.; Leznoff, D.B. "A new basic motif in cyanometallate coordination polymers: Structure and magnetic behavior of M(μ-OH2)2[Au(CN)2]2 (M = Cu, Ni)", Chem. Eur. J., 2006, 6748-6761. Download

43. Katz, M.J.; Aguiar, P.M.; Batchelor, R.J.; Bokov, A.A.; Ye, Z.-G.; Kroeker, S.; Leznoff, D.B. "Structure and Multinuclear Solid-State NMR of a Highly Birefringent Lead-Gold Cyanide Coordination Polymer", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 3669-3676. Download

  42. Featured on the cover of Inorganic Chemistry, Issue 12, 2006.
Telfer, S.G.; Kuroda R.; Lefebvre J.; Leznoff, D.B. "Boxes, helicates, and coordination polymers: A structural and magnetochemical investigation of the diverse coordination chemistry of simple pyridine-alcohol ligands", Inorg. Chem., 2006, 4592-4601. Download

41. Wong, E.W.Y.; Das, A.K; Katz, M.J.; Nishimura, Y.; Onishi, M.; Batchelor, R.J.; Leznoff, D.B. "Diamidoether complexes of Yttrium(III) and Chromium(III): Synthetic challenges and surprises" Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2006, 2826-2834. (Special Issue in honour of B.R. James) Download

40. Ouyang, L.; Aguiar, P.M.; Batchelor, R.J.; Kroeker, S.; Leznoff, D.B. "A Paramagnetic CuI/CuII/ZnII Coordination Polymer with Multiple CN-Binding Modes and its Solid-State NMR Characterization", Chem. Commun., 2006, 744-746. Download

39. Katz, M.J.; Shorrock, C.J.; Batchelor, R.J.; Leznoff, D.B. "[Au(CN)4]- as both an intramolecular and intermolecular bidentate ligand with {(tmeda)Cu(μ-OH)}2 dimers: From Antiferro- to Ferromagnetic coupling in Polymorphs", Inorg. Chem., 2006, 1757-1765. Download

38. Draper, N.D.; Katz, M.J.; Batchelor, R.J.; Leznoff, D.B. "Structural Pitstops and Turnoffs on the Way to the Birefringent 2-D Layer Structure {M(tmeda)[Hg(CN)2]2}[HgCl4]", J. Inorg. Organomet. Poly. Mat., 2005, 447-458. (Special issue in honour of R.J. Puddephatt). Download

37. Jantunen, K.C.; Haftbaradaran, F.; Katz, M.J.; Batchelor, R.J.; Schatte, G.; Leznoff, D.B. "Synthesis and Structure of Diamido Ether Uranium(IV) and Thorium(IV) Halide "Ate" Complexes and their Conversion to Salt-Free Bis-Alkyl Complexes", Dalton Trans., 2005, 3083-3091. Download

36. Haftbaradaran, F.; Mund, G.; Batchelor, R.J.; Britten, J.F.; Leznoff, D.B. " Synthesis of mixed-donor amido/amino/siloxo ligands from symmetrical diamidosilylether ligands via a retro-Brook rearrangement and their chromium(II) complexes" Dalton Trans., 2005, 2343-2345. Download

35. Leznoff, D.B. and Lefebvre. J. "Coordination Polymers with Cyanoaurate Building Blocks: Potential New Industrial Applications for Gold", Gold Bull., 2005, 38, 47-54. (Refereed Review Article) Download

34. Lefebvre, J.; Batchelor, R.J.; Leznoff, D.B. "Cu[Au(CN)2]2(DMSO)2: Golden Polymorphs that Exhibit Vapochromic Behaviour" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 16117-16125. Download

33. Draper, N.D.; Batchelor, R.J.; Aguiar, P.M.; Kroeker, S.; Leznoff, D.B. "Factors Affecting the Solid-State Structure and Dimensionality of Mercury Cyanide/Chloride Double Salts, and NMR Characterization of Coordination Geometries" Inorg. Chem., 2004, 43, 6557-6567. Download

32. Telfer, S.G.; Sato, T.; Harada, T.; Kuroda, R.; Lefebvre, J.; Leznoff, D.B. "Mono- and Dinuclear Complexes of Chiral Tri- and Tetradentate Schiff-base Ligands Derived from 1,1'-Binaphthyl-2,2'-diamine (BINAM)", Inorg. Chem., 2004, 43, 6168-6176. Download

31. Draper, N.D.; Batchelor, R.J.; Leznoff, D.B. "Tuning the Structures of Mercury Cyanide-based Coordination Polymers with Transition Metal Cations" Crystal Growth and Design, 2004, 4, 621-632. Download

30. Jantunen, K.C.; Batchelor, R.J.; Leznoff, D.B. "Synthesis, Characterization and Organometallic Derivatives of Diamidosilyl Ether Thorium(IV) and Uranium(IV) Halide Complexes", Organometallics, 2004, 23, 2186-2193. Download

29. Sakai, K.; Sakai, I.; Draper, N.D.; Leznoff, D.B. "Di-μ-α-pyrrolidinonatobis[cis-diammineplatinum(II)] sulfate hydrate in a Head-to-Head isomerism", Acta Cryst. E., 2004, E60, m273-m276. Download

28. Telfer, S.G.; Sato, T.; Kuroda, R.; Lefebvre, J.; Leznoff, D.B. "Dinuclear Complexes of Chiral Tetradentate Pyridyl-imine Ligands: Diastereoselectivity, Positive Cooperativity, Ligand Self Sorting Based on Chirality, and Magnetism", Inorg. Chem., 2004, 43, 421-429. Download

  27. Featured on the cover of Chemistry: A European Journal, Issue 19, 2003.
Mund, G.; Vidovic, D.; Batchelor, R.J.; Britten, J.F.; Sharma, R.D.; Jones, C.H.W.; Leznoff, D.B. "Unusual iron "ate" complexes stabilized by Li-π interactions." Chem. Eur. J., 2003, 9, 4757-4763. Download

26. Haftbaradaran, F.; Leznoff, D.B.; Williams, V.E. "A strained silver(I) coordination polymer of 1,4-diazatriphenylene." J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 2003, 2105-2106. Download

25. Shorrock, C.J.; Jong, H.; Batchelor, R.J.; Leznoff, D.B. "[Au(CN)4]- as a supramolecular building block for heterobimetallic coordination polymers" Inorg. Chem., 2003, 42, 3917-3924. Download

24. Draper, N.D.; Batchelor, R.J.; Sih, B.C.; Ye, Z.-G.; Leznoff, D.B. "Synthesis, structure and properties of (tmeda)Cu[Hg(CN)2]2[HgCl4]: A non-centrosymmetric 2-D layer structure that exhibits strong optical anisotropy." Chem. Mater., 2003, 15, 1612-1616. Download

23. Leznoff, D.B.; Draper, N.D.; Batchelor, R.J. "Using HgX2 units (X = Cl, CN) to increase structural and magnetic dimensionality in conjunction with (2,2'-bipyridyl)copper(II) building blocks" Polyhedron, 2003, 22, 1735-1743. (Special Issue on Molecular Magnetism, ICCM 2002) Download

22. Clot, O.; Akahori, Y.; Moorlag, C.; Leznoff, D.B.; Wolf, M.O.; Batchelor, R.J.; Patrick, B.O.; Ishii, M. "Model complexes for metallated polythiophenes: Gold(I) and palladium(II) complexes of bis(diphenylphosphino)oligothiophenes." Inorg. Chem., 2003, 42, 2704-2713. Download

21. Mund, G.; Gabert, A.J.; Batchelor, R.J.; Britten, J.F.; Leznoff, D.B. "A rare ether-bridged cobalt complex which gives rise to an unusual 'serpentine' metal-ligand binding motif." J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 2002, 2990-2991. Download

20. Shorrock, C.J.; Xue, B.-Y.; Kim, P.B.; Batchelor, R.J.; Patrick, B.O.; Leznoff, D.B. "Heterobimetallic coordination polymers incorporating [M(CN)2]- (M=Cu, Ag) and [Ag2(CN)3]- units: Increasing structural dimensionality via M-M' and M•••NC interactions." Inorg. Chem., 2002, 41, 6743-53. Download

19. Mund, G.; Batchelor, R. J.; Sharma, R.D.; Jones, C.H.W.; Leznoff, D.B. "{FeCl[tBuN(SiMe2)]2O]2: The first multinuclear Iron(III) System Exhibiting Spin-Admixture." J. Chem. Soc, Dalton Trans., 2002, 136-137. Download

18. Leznoff, D.B.; Xue, B.-Y.; Batchelor, R.J.; Einstein, F.W.B.; Patrick, B.O. "Gold-gold interactions as crystal engineering design elements in heterometallic coordination polymers", Inorg. Chem., 2001, 40, 6026-34. Download

17. Leznoff, D.B.; Xue, B-Y; Patrick, B.O.; Sanchez, V.; Thompson, R.C. "An aurophilicity-determined 3-D bimetallic coordination polymer: Using [Au(CN)2]- to increase structural dimensionality through gold•••gold bonds in (tmeda)Cu[Au(CN)2]2.", J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 2001, 259-260. Download

16. Leznoff, D.B.; Xue, B.-Y.; Stevens, C.L.; Storr, A.; Thompson, R.C.; Patrick, B.O. "Synthesis, structure and magnetic properties of 3-D interpenetrating nets of M(pyrazine)[Au(CN)2]2 (M = Cu, Ni, Co) supported by aurophilic interactions", Polyhedron, 2001, 20, 1247-1254. (Special Issue on Molecular Magnetism, ICCM 2000) Download

Refereed Conference Proceedings

2. Leznoff, D.B.; Mund, G.; Jantunen, K.C.; Bhatia, P.; Gabert, A.J.; Batchelor, R.J. "Diamidoether Complexes of Uranium and Transition-Metals." ACTINIDES 2001 (Hayama, Japan) Conference Proceedings. J. Nucl. Sci. Tech., Supplement 3, Nov. 2002, 406-409.


2. Lefebvre, J.; Katz, M.J.; Leznoff D.B. "Vapochromic Coordination Polymers for use in Analyte Detection", PCT patent application, filed October 17, 2005.

1. Lefebvre, J.; Leznoff, D.B. "Novel Coordination Polymers", US provisional patent application #60/618,573, filed October 15, 2004.

Invited General Reviews/Chapters

2. Lefebvre, J. and Leznoff, D.B. "Structural Diversity, Physical Properties and Applications of Cyanometallate Coordination Polymers", In Metal and Metalloid-containing Polymers, Vol. 5, Wiley. 2005, p. 155-208.

1. Leznoff, D.B. and Mund, G. "Paramagnetic Organometallic Complexes", In Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry, 2nd Ed., Wiley. 2005, in press.


A complete list of Dr. Leznoff’s publications (including those from his B.Sc, Ph.D, and postdoctoral work) is available here.