2018 - Present     2015 - 2017    ​2012 - 2014    ​2009 - 2011   ​2005 - 2008     Patents and Book Chapters

17.  Smith, Larissa; Blight, Barry A.; Park, Hee-Jun; Wang, Suning.* "Sensitizing Tb(III) and Eu(III) Emission with Triarylboron Functional-ized 1,3-diketonato Ligands." Inorganic Chemistry, 2014, 53, 8036-8044.

DOI: 10.1021/ic202521z

16.   Beves, Jonathon E.; Blanco, Victor; Blight, Barry A.; Carrillo, Romen; D’Souza, Daniel M.; Howgego, David; Leigh, David A.*; Slawin, Alexandra M. Z.; Symes, Mark D. "Towards Metal Complexes that can Directionally Walk Along Tracks: Controlled Stepping of a Molecular Biped with a Palladium(II) Foot." Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2014, 136, 2094.

DOI: 10.1021/ja4123973

    *For a Highlight of this paper see "Molecular Walker", Nigel P. Freestone, Chemistry&Industry, 2014, 78, 52.


15. Blight, Barry A.; Ko, Soo-Byung,; Lu, Lia-Sheng; Smith, Larissa, F.; Wang, Suning.* "Triarylboron-Functionalized Dibenzoylmethane and its Phosphorescent Platinum(II) Complexes."  Dalton Transactions, 2013, 42, 10089-10092.

DOI: 10.1039/c3dt51276b



14.  Blight, Barry A.; Guillet-Nicolas, Rémy; Kleitz, Freddy*; Wang, Suning.* “Luminescent Triarylboron-Functionalized Zinc-Carboxylate Metal-Organic Framework: ” Inorganic Chemistry, 2013, 52(4), 1673-1675.

DOI: 10.1021/ic3020223

    *A Top-Ten most viewed article in Inorganic Chemistry from January to March 2013.​

​13.  Varlan, Maria, Blight, Barry A, Wang, Suning. "Selective Activation of Lanthanide Luminescence with Triarylboron-Functionalized Ligands and Visual Fluoride Indicators." Chemical Communications, 2012, 48, 12059-12061.

DOI: 10.1039/c2cc36172h
    *Featured article in Chem Commun.

12.   Hudson, Zachary, M.; Blight, Barry A.; Wang, Suning. “A One-Pot Synthesis of Cyclometalated Platinum(II) β-Diketonates at Ambient Temperature.” Organic Letters, 2012, 14(7), 1700-1703.

DOI: 10.1021/ol300242f
    *For a Highlight of this paper see: “Cyclometalated Platinum(II) β-Diketonates”, Timothy M. Swager,              

      Olesya Haze, Synfacts, 2012, 8(6), 0616.








11.  Blight, Barry A.; Stewart, Alexander F.; Wang, Nan; Liu, Jia-sheng; Wang, Suning.* “Triarylboron-Functionalized Cu(II) Carboxylate Paddlewheel Complexes.” Inorganic Chemistry, 2012, 51(2), 778-780.

DOI: 10.1021/ic202521z












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