Publications

2017
Majumdar RD, Montina T, Mullins OC, Gerken M, Hazendonk P. Insights into Asphaltene Aggregate Structure Using Ultrafast MAS Solid-state 1H NMR Spectroscopy. Fuel. 2017;193:359-368.
2015
Chaudhary P, Bieringer M, Hazendonk P, Gerken M. The structure of trimethyltin fluoride. Dalton Transaction. 2015.
Majumdar RD, Gerken M, Hazendonk P. Solid-State 1H and 13C NMR Spectroscopy of Athabasca Oil Sands Asphaltenes: Evidence for Interlocking π-Stacked Nanoaggregates with Intercalated Alkyl Side Chains. Energy and Fuels. 2015;29:2790-2800.
Chaudhary P, Goettel JT, Mercier HPA, Sowlati-Hashjin S, Hazendonk P, Gerken M. Lewis Acid Behavior of SF4: Synthesis, Characterization and Computational Study of SF4 Adducts with Pyridine and Pyridine-Derivatives Techniques. Chemistry - A European Journal. 2015;21:6247-6256.
Goettel JT, Turnbull D, Gerken M. A New Synthetic Route to Rhenium and Iodine Oxide Fluoride Anions: The Reaction between Oxoanions and Sulfur Tetrafluoride. Journal of Fluorine Chemistry. 2015;174:8-13.
2013
Ambeskovic M, Fuchs E, Beaumier P, Gerken M, Metz GA. Hair Trace Elementary Profiles in Aging Rodents and Primates: Links to Altered Cell Homeodynamics and Disease. Biogerontology. 2013;14:557-567.
Majumdar DR, Gerken M, Mikula R, Hazendonk P. Validation of the Yen-Mullins model of Athabasca Oil-Sands Asphaltenes using Solution-State 1H NMR Relaxation and 2D HSQC Spectroscopy. Energy & Fuels. 2013.
Goettel JT, Kostiuk N, Gerken M. The Solid-State Structure of SF4: The Final Piece of the Puzzle. Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 2013;52:8037-8040.
Gerken M. Preparation of Transition Metal Sulfide Fluorides, Chapter 14. In: Efficient Preparations of Fluorine Compounds. Hoboken, N. Y.: John Wiley & Sons; 2013.
2012
Goettel JT, Chaudhary P, Hazendonk P, Mercier HPA, Gerken* M. SF4.N(C2H5)3: The First Conclusively Characterized SF4 Adduct with an Organic Base. Chemical Communications. 2012;48:9120-9122.
Nieboer J, Haiges R, Hillary W, Yu X, Richardet T, Mercier HPA, Gerken* M. Fluoride-Ion Acceptor Properties of WSF4: Synthesis, Characterization, and Computational Study of the WSF5– and W2S2F9– Anions, and 19F NMR Spectroscopic Characterization of the W2OSF9– Anion. Inorganic Chemistry. 2012;51:6350-6359.
Nieboer J, Yu X, Chaudhary P, Mercier HPA, Gerken* M. Synthesis, Characterization, and Computational Study of WSF4∙NC5H5. Zeitschrift für Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie. 2012;638:520-525.
2011
Kane CM, Meyers TB, Yu X, Gerken* M, Etzkorn M. Bergman Cyclization of Fluorinated Benzoenediynes to Naphthalene Derivatives: Syntheses and Structures. European Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2011:2969-2980.
Gerken M, Schrobilgen GJ. Noble-Gas Elements. In: Encyclopedia of Magnetic Resonance. John Wiley & Sons; 2011.
van Oosten EM, Gerken M, Hazendonk P, Shank R, Houle S, Wilson AA, Vasdev* N. Regioselective Ring Opening of 2-Methylazirdine Derivatives with 18F- and 19F-Fluoride. Tetrahedron Letters. 2011;52:4114-4116.
2010
Zeng X, Gerken* M, Beckers H, Willner H. Anomeric Effects in Sulfonyl Compounds: An Experimental and Computational Study of Fluorosulfonyl Azide, FSO2N3, and Trifluoromethylsulfonyl Azide, CF3SO2N3. Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 2010;114:7624-7630.
Etzkorn* M, Smeltz-Zapata SD, Meyers TB, Yu X, Gerken M. From anti-tricyclo[4.2.1.12.5]deca-3,7-dione to 4,5,6,7-tetrachloro-isoindeone derivatives. Tetrahedron Letters. 2010;51:6075-6077.
Belova* NV, Oberhammer H, Zeng X, Gerken M, Willner H, Berger R, Mitzel NW. The keto/enol tautomerism in acetoacetyl fluoride: properties, spectroscopy, and gas-phase and crystal structures of the enol form. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 2010;12:11445-11453.
Etzkorn* M, Timmerman JC, Brooker MD, Yu X, Gerken M. Preparation, structures and preliminary host-guest studies of fluorinated syn-bis-quinoxaline molecular tweezers. Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2010;6:No. 39; doi:10.3762/bjoc.6.39.
Zeng X, Gerken M, Beckers* H, Willner H. Spectroscopic and Structural Studies of Difluorophosphoryl Azide F2P(O)N3, Difluorophosphoryl Isocyanate F2P(O)NCO, and Difluorophosphoric Acid Anhydride, F2(O)POP(O)F2. Inorganic Chemistry. 2010;49:3002-3010.
Gerken* M, Pawelke G, Bernhardt E, Willner H. Syntheses and Characterization of (C2F5)3BCO and (C3F7)3BCO. Chemistry, A European Journal. 2010;16:7527-7536.
Hughes M, Gerken M, Mercier HPA, Schrobilgen* GJ. Syntheses and Multi-NMR Study of fac- and mer-OsO3F2(NCCH3) and the X-ray Crystal Structure of (n = 2) and Raman Spectrum of (n = 0) of fac-OsO3F2(NCCH3)•nCH3CN. Inorganic Chemistry. 2010;49:4768-4780. coverpage.jpg
Zeng X, Gerken* M, Beckers H, Willner* H. Synthesis and Characterization of Carbonyl Diazide, OC(N3)2. Inorganic Chemistry. 2010;49:9694-9699.
Nieboer J, Mack JP, Mercier HPA, Gerken* M. Synthesis, Characterization, and Computational Study of MoSF4. Inorganic Chemistry. 2010;49:6153-6159.
2009
Etzkorn* M, Rosaio DM, Amado-SIerra I, Smeltz SD, Gerken M. Diels-Alder reactivity of anti-tricyclo[4.2.1.12,5]deca-3,7-diene derivatives. Tetrahedron Letters. 2009;50:2991-2993.
Nieboer J, Hillary W, Yu X, Mercier HPA, Gerken* M. Syntheses, Characterization, and Computational Study of WSF4 and WSF4∙CH3CN. Inorganic Chemistry. 2009;48:11251-11258.
Gerken M, Moran MD, Mercier HPA, Pointner BE, Schrobilgen* GJ, Hoge B, Christe* KO, Boatz JA. On the XeF+/H2O System: Synthesis and Characterization of the Xenon(II) Oxide Fluoride Cation, FXeOXeFXeF+. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2009;131:13474-13489.
2007
Iuga A, Iuga D, Cross A, Gerken M, Hazendonk* P. Observation of satellite signals due to scalar coupling to spin-1/2 isotopes in solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Journal of Chemical Physics. 2007;126:054305/1-054305/10.
Forgeron MAM, Wasylishen* RE, Gerken M, Schrobilgen GJ. Solid-state 129Xe and 131Xe NMR study of the perxenate anion XeO64-. Inorganic Chemistry. 2007;46:3585-3592.
Gerken* M, Hazendonk P, Iuga A, Nieboer J, Tramsek M, Goreshnik E, Zemva B, Zheng S, Autschbach J. Solid-state NMR spectroscopic study of coordination compounds of XeF2 with metal cations and the crystal structure of [Ba(XeF2)5][AsF6]2. Inorganic Chemistry. 2007;46:6069-6077.
Schneider* S, Gerken M, Haiges R, Schroer T, Boatz JA, Dixon DA, Grant DJ, Christe* KO. Synthesis and Characterization of Silyldichloramines, their Reactions with F- Ions, instability of N2Cl2 and NCl2-, and Formation of NCl3. Inorganic Chemistry. 2007;46:93-102.
2006
Haiges R, Gerken* M, Iuga A, Bau R, Christe* KO. Are the NF4+ Cations in NF4BF4 Really Nontetrahedral?. Inorganic Chemistry. 2006;45:7981-7984.
Gerken* M, Hazendonk P, Iuga A, Mack JP, Mercier HPA, Schrobilgen* GJ. The solid-state 19F NMR spectrum of [N(CH3)4][IO2F2], a vibrational study of [N(CH3)4][IO3] and [N(CH3)4][IO3]•2H2O, and the X-ray crystal structures of [N(CH3)4][IO2F2] and [N(CH3)4][IO3]. Journal of Fluorine Chemistry. 2006;127:1328-1338.
2005
Gerken M, Schrobilgen GJ. Osmium(VIII) Oxide and Oxide Fluoride Chemistry. In: Inorganic Chemistry in Focus II. Wiley - VCH; 2005.
2004
Haiges* R, Vij A, Boatz JA, Schneider S, Schroer T, Gerken M, Christe* KO. First Structural Characterization of Binary As(III) and Sb(III) Azides. Chemistry, A European Journal. 2004;10:508-517. cover.pdf
Vij* A, Wilson WW, Vij V, Corley R, Tham FS, Gerken M, Haiges R, Schneider S, Schroer T, Wagner RI. Methyl Tin(IV) Derivatives of HOTeF5 and HN(SO2CF3)2: A Solution Multinuclear NMR Study and X-ray Crystal Structures of (CH3)2SnCl(OTeF5) and [(CH3)3Sn(H2O)2][N(SO2CF3)2]. Inorganic Chemistry. 2004;43:3189-3199.
Gerken* M, Hazendonk P, Nieboer J, Schrobilgen* GJ. NMR spectroscopic study of xenon fluorides in the gas phase and of XeF2 in the solid state. Journal of Fluorine Chemistry. 2004;125:1163-1168.
Haiges* R, Boatz JA, Vij A, Vij V, Gerken M, Schneider S, Schroer T, Yousufuddin M, Christe* KO. Polyazide Chemistry. Preparation and Characterization of As(N3)5, Sb(N3)5, and [P(C6H5)4][Sb(N3)6]. Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, English. 2004;43:6676-6680.
Gerken* M, Mack JP, Schrobilgen* GJ, Suontamo RJ. Synthesis, vibrational and NMR spectroscopic characterization of [N(CH3)4][IO2F2] and X-ray crystal structure of [N(CH3)4]2[IO2F2][HF2]. Journal of Fluorine Chemistry. 2004;125:1663-1670.
2003
Haiges* R, Boatz JA, Vij A, Gerken M, Schneider S, Schroer T, Christe KO. Polyazide Chemistry. Preparation and Characterization of Te(N3)4 and [P(C6H5)4]2[Te(N3)6] and Evidence for [N(CH3)4]2[Te(N3)5]. Angewandte Chemie. 2003;115:6027-6031.
Haiges* R, Boatz JA, Vij A, Gerken M, Schneider S, Schroer T, Christe KO. Polyazide Chemistry. Preparation and Characterization of Te(N3)4 and [P(C6H5)4]2[Te(N3)6] and Evidence for [N(CH3)4]2[Te(N3)5]. Angewandte Chemie. 2003;115:6027-6031.
Christe* KO, Gerken M, Haiges R, Schneider S, Schroer T, Tsyba I, Bau R. The (SO2)2N3- Anion. Inorganic Chemistry. 2003;42:416-419.
Boatz JA, Christe* KO, Dixon DA, Fir BA, Gerken M, Gnann RZ, Mercier HPA, Schrobilgen* GJ. Synthesis and Characterization of the trans-IO2F52- Dianion. Inorganic Chemistry. 2003;42:5282-5292.
2002
Gerken M, Boatz JA, Kornath A, Haiges R, Schneider S, Schroer T, Christe* KO. The 19F NMR Shifts are not a Measure for the Nakedness of the Fluoride Anion. Journal of Fluorine Chemistry. 2002;116:49-58.
Christe* KO, Gerken M, Schneider S, Schroer T. Improved Synthesis of CsN3. Zeitschrift fuer Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie. 2002;628:909-910.
Gerken M, Dixon DA, Schrobilgen* GJ. The OsO3F+ and Os2O6F3+ Cations, Their Syntheses and Study by Raman and 19F NMR Spectroscopy and Electron Structure Calculations; and the X-ray Crystal Structures of [OsO3F][PnF6] (Pn = As, Sb), [OsO3F][HF]2[AsF6], [OsO3F][HF][SbF6], and [OsO3F][Sb3F16]. Inorganic Chemistry. 2002;41:259-277.
Gerken M, Schrobilgen* GJ. Solution Multi-NMR and Raman Spectroscopic Study of Thermodynamically Unstable XeO4; the First 131Xe NMR Study of a Chemically Bound Xenon Species. Inorganic Chemistry. 2002;41:198-204.
Christe* KO, Boatz JA, Gerken M, Haiges R, Schneider S, Schroer T, Tham FS, Vij A, Vij V, Wagner R, et al. Synthesis and Characterization of the SO2N3-, (SO2)2N3-, and SO3N3- Anions. Inorganic Chemistry. 2002;41:4275-4285.
Christe* KO, Gerken M, Haiges R, Schneider S, Schroer T, Tham FS, Vij A. Tritylsulfinylamine: A New Member in the Family of Sulfinylamines. Solid State Sciences. 2002;2002:1529-1534.
2000
Gerken M, Dixon DA, Schrobilgen* GJ. The OsO4F-, OsO4F22-, and OsO3F3- Anions and Their Study by Vibrational and NMR Spectroscopy and Density Functional Calculations; and the X-ray Crystal Structures of [N(CH3)4][OsO4F] and [N(CH3)4][OsO3F3]. Inorganic Chemistry. 2000;39:4244-4255.
Gerken M, Kolb P, Wegner A, Mercier HPA, Borrmann H, Dixon DA, Schrobilgen* GJ. Tetrachloro- and tetrabromoarsonium(V) Cations: Raman and 75As, 19F NMR Spectroscopic Characterization and X-ray Crystal Structures of AsCl4+As(OTeF5)6- and AsBr4+AsF(OTeF5)5-. Inorganic Chemistry. 2000;39:2813-2824.
Fir B, Gerken M, Pointner BE, Mercier HPA, Dixon DA, Schrobilgen* GJ. An X-ray Crystallographic Study of [Xe2F3][SbF6] and Dimorphism in [Xe2F3][SbF6]. Journal of Fluorine Chemistry. 2000;105:159-167.
1999
Gerken M, Mercier HPA, Schrobilgen GJ. Syntheses and Structures of the Oxide Fluorides of the Main-Group and Transition Metal Elements. In: Advanced Inorganic Fluorides: Synthesis, Characterization and Application. Elsevier Science; 1999.