Journal Articles • Book Chapters & Editorials • Patent Activity

Journal Articles (UNC)

55. Gonell, S.; Massey, M.; Moseley, I.; Schauer, C.; Muckerman, J.; Miller, A. J. M. “The Trans Effect in Electrocatalytic CO2 Reduction: Mechanistic Studies of Asymmetric Ruthenium Pyridyl-Carbene Catalysts.” J. Am. Chem. Soc, 2019​, 141,  6658-6671.

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54. Yoo, C,; Doge, H.; Miller, A. J. M. “Cation-Controlled Catalysis with Crown Ether-Containing Transition Metal Complexes.” Chem. Comm, 2019, 55, 5047 – 5059.

Graphical abstract: Cation-controlled catalysis with crown ether-containing transition metal complexes

53. Wu, L.; Brennaman, M. K.; Nayak, A.; Eberhart, M.; Miller, A. J. M.; Meyer, T. J. “ Stabilization of Ruthenium(II) polypyridyl chromophores on mesoporous TiO2 electrodes: Surface reductive electropolymerization and silane chemistry.” ACS Cent. Sci. 2019, 5, 506-514.

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52. Wu, L.; Eberhart, M.; Shan, B.; Nayak, A.; Brennaman, M. K.; Miller, A. J. M.; Shao, J.; Meyer, T. J. ” Stable molecular surface modification of nanostructured, mesoporous metal oxide photoanodes by silane and click chemistry.ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2019, 11,  4560–4567.

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51. Deaton, J.; Taliaferro, C.; Pitman, C.; Czerwieniec, R.; Jakubikova, E.; Miller, A. J. M.; Castellano, F. “Excited state switching between ligand-centered and charge transfer modulated by metal-carbon bonds in cyclopentadienyl iridium complexes.” Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 15445-15461.

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50. Wang, Y.; Gonell, S.; Mathiyazhagan, U. R.; Liu, Y.; Wang, D.; Miller, A. J. M.; Meyer, T. J. “Simultaneous Electrosynthesis of Syngas and an Aldehyde from CO2 and an Alcohol by Molecular Electrocalysis.” ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2018, 2, 97-101.

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49. Lindley, B. M.; van Alten, R. S.; Finger, M.; Schendzielorz, F.; Würtele, C.; Miller, A. J. M.; Siewert, I.; Schneider, S. “Mechanism of Chemical and Electrochemical N2 Splitting by a Rhenium Pincer Complex.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 27992-27935.

48. Gregor, L. G.; Grajeda, J.; White, P. S.; Vetter, A. J.; Miller, A. J. M. “Salt-Promoted Catalytic Methanol Carbonylation Using Iridium Pincer-Crown Ether Complexes.” Catal. Sci. Technol. 2018, 8, 3133-3143.

Graphical abstract: Salt-promoted catalytic methanol carbonylation using iridium pincer-crown ether complexes

47. Brereton, K.; Bonn, A. G.; Miller, A. J. M. “Molecular Photoelectrocatalysts for Light-Driven Hydrogen Production.ACS Energy Lett. 2018, 3, 1128–1136.

 

46. Kurtz, D.; Brereton, K.; Ruoff, K.; Tang, H. M.; Felton, G.; Miller, A. J. M.; Dempsey, J. L. “Bathochromic Shifts in Rhenium Carbonyl Dyes Induced Through Destabilitzation of Occupied Orbitals. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 5389–5399

45. Grajeda, J.; Nova, A.; Balcells, D.; Bruch, Q. J.; Wragg, D. S.; Heyn, R. H.; Miller, A. J. M.; Tilset, M. “Synthesis and Characterization of Stable Gold(III) PNP Pincer Complexes.Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 3113–3117.

44. Bruch, Q. J.; Lindley, B. M.; Askevold, B.; Schneider, S.; Miller, A. J. M. “A Ruthenium  Hydrido Dinitrogen Core Conserved across Multielectron/Multiproton Changes to the Pincer Ligand Backbone.Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 1964-1975.

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43. Camp, A. M.; Kita, M. R.; Grajeda, J.; White, P. S.; Dickie, D. A.; Miller, A. J. M. “Mapping the Binding Modes of Hemilabile Pincer-Crown Ether Ligands in Solution Using Diamagnetic Anisotropic Effects on NMR Chemical Shift.” Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56, 11141-11150.

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42. Smith, J. B.; Kerr, S. H.; White, P. S.; Miller, A. J. M. “Thermodynamic Studies of Cation–Macrocycle Interactions in Nickel Pincer–Crown Ether Complexes Enable Switchable Ligation.” Organometallics 2017, 36, 3094-3103.

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41. Miller, A. J. M. “Controlling ligand binding for tunable and switchable catalysis: cation-modulated hemilability in pincer-crown ether ligands.” Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 11987-12000.

Graphical abstract: Controlling ligand binding for tunable and switchable catalysis: cation-modulated hemilability in pincer-crown ether ligands

40. Pitman, C. L.; Miller, A. J. M. “Photochemical Production of Ethane from an Iridium Methyl Complex.” Organometallics 2017,  36, 1906-1914.

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39. Lindley, B. M.; Bruch, Q. J.; White, P. S.; Hasanayn, F.; Miller, A. J. M. “Ammonia Synthesis from a Pincer Ruthenium Nitride via Metal-Ligand Cooperative Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 5305-5308.

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38. Kita, M. R.; Miller, A . J. M. “An Ion-Responsive Pincer-Crown Ether Catalyst System for Rapid and Switchable Olefin Isomerization.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 5498-5502.

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37. Brereton, K. R.; Bellows, S. M.; Fallah, H.; Lopez, A. A.; Adams, R. M.; Miller, A. J. M.; Jones, W. D.; Cundari, T. R. “Aqueous Hydricity From Calculations of Reduction Potential and Acidity in Water.” J. Phys. Chem. B 2016, 120, 12911–12919.

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36. Brereton, K. R.; Pitman, C. L.; Cundari, T. R.; Miller, A. J. M. “Solvent-Dependent Thermochemistry of an Iridium/Ruthenium H2 Evolution Catalyst.” Inorg. Chem. 201655, 12042.

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35. Chambers, M. B.; Kurtz, D. A.; Pitman, C. L.; Brennaman, M. K.; Miller, A. J. M. “Efficient Photochemical Dihydrogen Generation Initiated by a Bimetallic Self-Quenching Mechanism.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 13509.

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34. Lindley, B. M.; Appel, A. M.; Krogh-Jespersen, K.; Mayer, J. M.; Miller, A. J. M. “Evaluating the Thermodynamics of Electrocatalytic N2 Reduction in Acetonitrile.ACS Energy Letters, 2016, 1, 698.

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33.  Gregor, L. C.; Grajeda, J.; Kita, M. R.; White, P. S.; Vetter, A. J.; Miller, A. J. M. “Modulating the Elementary Steps of Methanol Carbonylation by Bridging the Primary and Secondary Coordination Spheres.” Organometallics 2016, 35, 3074.

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32. Wiedner, E. S.; Chambers, M. B.; Pitman, C. L.; Bullock, R. M.; Miller, A. J. M.; Appel, A. M. “Thermodynamic Hydricity of Transition Metal Hydrides.” Chem. Rev. 2016, 116, 8655.

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31. Walden, A. G.; Kumar, A.; Lease, N.; Goldman, A. S.; Miller, A. J. M. “Electrochemical and Chemical Routes to Hydride Loss from an Iridium Hydride.” Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 9766. (New Talent: Americas Special Issue)

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30. Pitman, C. L.; Finster, O. N. L.; Miller, A. J. M. “Cyclopentadiene-Mediated Hydride Transfer from Rhodium Complexes.” Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 9105. (Emerging Investigators Special Issue)

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• For a highlight of this work, see S. K. Ritter, Chemical & Engineering News 201694, 6.

29. Pitman, C. L.; Brereton, K. R.; Miller, A. J. M. “Aqueous Hydricity of Late Metal Catalysts as a Continuum Tuned by Ligands and the Medium.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 2252.

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28. Meek, S. J.; Pitman, C. L.; Miller, A. J. M. “Deducing Reaction Mechanism: A Guide for Students, Researchers, and Instructors.” J. Chem. Ed. 2016, 93, 275.TOC_Alex_2016

27. Grajeda, J.; Kita, M. R.; Gregor, L. C.; White, P. S.; Miller, A. J. M. “Diverse Cation-Promoted Reactivity of Iridium Carbonyl Pincer-Crown Ether Complexes.” Organometallics 2016, 35, 306.

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26. Barrett, S. M.; Slattery, S. A.; Miller, A. J. M. “Photochemical Formic Acid Dehydrogenation by Iridium Complexes: Understanding Mechanism and Overcoming Deactivation.” ACS Catalysis 20155, 6320.

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25. Smith, J. B.; Miller, A. J. M. “Connecting Neutral and Cationic Pathways in Nickel-catalyzed Insertion of Benzaldehyde into a C−H Bond of Acetonitrile.” Organometallics 2015, 34, 4669.

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24. Walden, A. G.; Miller, A. J. M. “Rapid Water Oxidation Electrocatalysis by a Ruthenium Complex of the Tripodal Ligand Tris(2-pyridyl)phosphine Oxide.” Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 2405.

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23. Barrett, S. M.; Pitman, C. L.; Walden, A. G.; Miller, A. J. M. “Photo-Switchable Hydride Transfer from Iridium to 1-Methylnicotinamide Rationalized by Thermochemical Cycles.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 14718.

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22. Kita, M. R.; Miller, A. J. M. “Cation-Modulated Reactivity of Iridium Hydride Pincer-Crown Ether Complexes.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 14519.

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21. Pitman, C. L.; Miller, A. J. M. “Molecular Photoelectrocatalysts for the Visible Light-Driven Evolution of Hydrogen from Neutral Water.” ACS Catalysis 2014, 4, 2727.

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Journal Articles (Prior to UNC)

20. Miller, A. J. M.; Kaminsky, W.; Goldberg, K. I. “Arene Activation at Iridium Facilitates C–O Bond Cleavage of Aryl Ethers.” Organometallics 201433, 1245.

19. Brewster, T. P.; Miller, A. J. M.; Heinekey, D. M.; Goldberg, K. I. “Hydrogenation of Carboxylic Acids Catalyzed by Half-Sandwich Complexes of Iridium and Rhodium.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 16022.

18. Miller, A. J. M.; Heinekey, D. M.; Mayer, J. M.; Goldberg, K. I. “Catalytic Disproportionation of Formic Acid to Generate Methanol.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201352, 3981.

17. Smieja, J. M.; Benson, E. E.; Kumar, B.; Grice, K. A.; Seu, C. S.; Miller, A. J. M.; Mayer, J. M.; Kubiak, C. P. “Kinetic and structural studies, origins of selectivity, and interfacial charge transfer in the artificial photosynthesis of CO.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2012109, 15646–15650.

16. Waidmann, C. R.; Miller, A. J. M.; Ng, C.-W. A.; Scheuermann, M. L.; Porter, T. R.; Tronic, T. A.; Mayer, J. M. “Using Combinations of Oxidants and Bases as PCET Reactants: Thermochemical and Practical Considerations.Energy Environ. Sci.2012, 5, 7771–7780.

15. Iluc, V. M.; Miller, A. J. M.; Anderson, J. S.; Monreal, M. J.; Mehn, M. P.; Hillhouse, G. L. “Synthesis and Characterization of Three-Coordinate Ni(III)-Imide Complexes.J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 13055-13063.

14. Miller, A. J. M.; Labinger, J. A.; Bercaw, J. E. “Trialkylborane-Assisted CO2 Reduction by Late Transition Metals.Organometallics 2011, 30, 4308-4314.

13. Laskowski, C. A.; Miller, A. J. M.; Hillhouse, G. L.; Cundari, T. R. “A Two-Coordinate Ni Imido Complex that Effects C–H Activation.J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 771-773.

12. West, N. M.; Miller, A. J. M.; Labinger, J. A.; Bercaw, J. E. “Homogeneous Syngas Conversion.Coord. Chem. Rev. 2011, 255, 881-898.

11. Miller, A. J. M.; Labinger, J. A.; Bercaw, J. E. “Homogeneous CO Hydrogenation: Ligand Effects on the Lewis Acid-Assisted Reductive Coupling of Carbon Monoxide.Organometallics 2010, 29, 4499-4516.

10. Deaton, J. C.; Switalski, S. C.; Kondakov, D. Y.; Young, R. H.; Pawlik, T. D.; Giesen, D. J.; Harkins, S. B.; Miller, A. J. M.; Mickenberg, S. F.; Peters, J. C. “E-type Delayed Fluorescence of a Bis(phosphine)-amido Dinuclear Copper(I) Complex.  Harvesting Singlet and Triplet Excitons in OLEDs.J. Am Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 9499-9508.

9. Fulmer, G. R.; Miller, A. J. M.; Sherden, N. H.; Gottlieb, H. E.; Nudelman, A.; Bercaw, J. E.; Stoltz, B. M.; Goldberg, K. I. “NMR Chemical Shifts of Trace Organics and Impurities: Common Laboratory Solvents and Gases in Deuterated Solvents Relevant to the Organometallic Chemist.Organometallics 2010, 29, 2176-2179.

8. Velian, A.; Lin, S.; Miller, A. J. M.; Day, M. D.; Agapie, T. A. “Synthesis and Multielectron Reactivity of a Dinuclear NiI–NiI Complex Supported by a Terphenyl Diphosphine.J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 6296-6297.

7. Wilson, A. D.; Miller, A. J. M.; DuBois, D. L.; Labinger, J. A.; Bercaw, J. E. “Thermodynamic Studies of [H2Rh(diphosphine)2]+ and [HRh(diphosphine)2(CH3CN)]2+ Complexes in Acetonitrile.Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 3918-3926.

6. Miller, A. J. M.; Labinger, J. A.; Bercaw, J. E. “Homogeneous CO Hydrogenation: Dihydrogen Activation Involves a Frustrated Lewis Pair Instead of a Platinum Complex.J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 3301-3303.

5. Miller, A. J. M.; Bercaw, J. E. “Dehydrogenation of Amine-boranes with a Frustrated Lewis Pair.Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 1709-1711.

4. Miller, A. J. M.; Labinger, J. A.; Bercaw, J. E. “Reductive Coupling of Carbon Monoxide in a Rhenium Carbonyl Complex with Pendant Lewis Acids.J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 11874-11875.

3. Harkins, S. B.; Mankad, N. P.; Miller, A. J. M.; Szilagyi, R. K.; Peters, J. C. “Probing the electronic structures of [Cu2(μ-XR2)]n+ diamond cores as a function of the bridging X atom (X = N or P) and charge (n = 0, 1, 2).J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 3478-3485.

2. Miller, A. J. M.; Dempsey, J. L.; Peters, J. C. “Long-Lived and Efficient Emission from Mononuclear Amidophosphine Complexes of Copper.Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 7244-7246.

1. Iluc, V. M.; Miller, A. J. M.; Hillhouse, G. L. “Synthesis and Characterization of Side-bound Aryldiazo and End-bound Nitrosyl Complexes of Nickel.Chem. Commun. 2005, 5091-5093.

 

Book Chapters & Editorials (UNC)
2. Miller, A. J. M.; Tonks, I. A. “Let’s Talk About Safety: Open Communication for Safer Labs.” Accepted.

1. Gonell, S.; Miller, A. J. M. “Carbon Dioxide Electroreduction Catalyzed by Organometallic Complexes” Advances in Organometallic Chemistry, 2018, Volume 70, Chapter 1.

 

Patent Activity (UNC)
1. Pitman, C. L; Miller, A. J. M. “Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Production Promoted by Visible Light.” U.S. Patent Application PCT/US14/520,930, 2014.

 

 

Patent Activity (Prior to UNC)
2. Miller, A. J. M.; Brewster, T. P.; Goldberg, K. I.; Heinekey, D. M.; Mayer, J. M. “Hydrogenation and Disproportionation Catalysis.”U.S. Patent Application PCT/US14/17465, 2014.
1. Peters, J. C.; Miller, A. J. M.; Dempsey, J. L. “Emissive Monomeric Metal Complexes.”
U.S. Patent 7,683,183 B2, 2010.