Version from August 2023

Original Work

"Synthesis, Reactivity and Coordination Chemistry of Group 9 PBP Boryl Pincer complexes: [(PBP)M(PMe3)n] (M = Co, Rh, Ir; n = 1, 2)"
P. M. Rutz, J. Grunenberg und C. Kleeberg, Molecules 2023, 28, 6191.

"Unsymmetrical Diborane(4) as a Precursor to PBP Boryl Pincer Complexes: Synthesis and Cu(I) and Pt(II) PBP Complexes with Unusual Structural Features"
P. M. Rutz, J. Grunenberg and C. Kleeberg, Organometallics 2022, 41, 3044–3054.

"Ligand properties of boryl ligands in bis-boryl rhodium(III) complexes: a case study"
W. Drescher and C. Kleeberg, Dalton Trans. 2022, 51, 4749–4759.

"N–H Deprotonation of a Diaminodialkoxido Diborane(4) – A Structural Study on Bifunctional Lewis Acids/Bases and their Dimerisation to B(sp2)2B(sp3)2N2 Six Membered Rings"
W. Drescher and C. Kleeberg, Dalton Trans. 2021, 50, 13149–13157.

"Stability and decomposition of copper(I) boryl complexes: [(IDipp)Cu–Bneop], [(IDipp*)Cu–Bneop] and copper clusters"
W. Drescher, C. Borner and C. Kleeberg, New J. Chem. 2020, 45, 14957-14964.

"[(Me3P)3Co(Bcat)3]: Equilibrium Oxidative Addition of a B–B Bond and Interconversion between the fac-Tris-Boryl and the mer-Tris-Boryl Complex"
W. Drescher, D. Schmitt-Monreal, C. R. Jacob and C. Kleeberg , Organometallics 2020, 39, 538-543.

"Terminal versus Bridging Boryl Coordination in N‑Heterocyclic Carbene Copper(I) Boryl Complexes: Syntheses, Structures, and Dynamic Behavior"
W. Drescher and C. Kleeberg, Inorg. Chem. 2019, 58, 8215-8229.

"Exploring unsymmetrical diboranes(4) as boryl ligand precursors: platinum(II) bis-boryl complexes"
W. Drescher, C. Borner, D. J. Tindall and C. Kleeberg, RSC Advances 2019, 9, 3900-3911.

"Syntheses, Structures, and Reactivity of NHC Copper(I) Boryl Complexes: A Systematic Study"
C. Kleeberg and C. Borner, Organometallics 2018, 37, 4136-4146.

"A Solid in Disguise: Structure Determinations, Polymorphism and Thermal Behavior of the Silyborane pinB‐SiMe₂Ph"
C. Kleeberg and J. Plotzitzka, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2018, 644, 1280-1284.

"Unsymmetrical diborane(4) derivatives by copper mediated B-B coupling"
W. Oschmann, C. Borner and C. Kleeberg, Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 5318-5327.

"Elusive Phosphine Copper(I) Boryl Complexes: Synthesis, Structures and Reactivity"
C. Borner, L. Anders, K. Brandhorst and C. Kleeberg, Organometallics 2017, 36, 4687-4690.

"Unsymmetrical Diborane(4) Derivatives: A Comparative Study"
C. Borner, M. T. Wiecha and C. Kleeberg, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 4485-4492.

"(18-C-6)K][(N≡C)CuI-SiMe2Ph], a Potassium Silylcyanocuprate as a Catalyst Model for Silylation Reactions with Silylboranes: Syntheses, Structures, and Catalytic Properties"
J. Plotzitzka and C. Kleeberg, Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56, 6671-6680.

"B-B Bond Activation and NHC Ring-expansion Reactions of Diboron(4) Compounds, and Accurate Molecular Structures of B2(NMe2)4, B2eg2, B2neop2 and B2pin2"
M. Eck, S. Würtemberger-Pietsch, A. Eichhorn, J. H. J. Berthel, R. Bertermann, U. Paul, H. Schneider, A. Friedrich, C. Kleeberg, U. Radius and T. B. Marder, Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 3661-3680.

"[(NHC)CuI-ER3] Complexes (ER3 = SiMe2Ph, SiPh3, SnMe3): From Linear, Mononuclear Complexes to Polynuclear Complexes with Ultrashort CuI···CuI Distances"
J. Plotzitzka and C. Kleeberg, Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 4813-4823.

"Selective B-B Bond Activation in an Unsymmetrical Diborane(4) by [(Me3P)4Rh-X] (X = Me, OtBu): A Switch of Mechanism?"
C. Borner, K. Brandhorst and C. Kleeberg, Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 8600-8604.

"Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity of Anionic sp2-sp3 Diboron Compounds: Readily Accessible Boryl Nucleophiles"
S. Pietsch, E. C. Neeve, D. C. Apperley, R. Bertermann, F. Mo, D. Qiu, M. S. Cheung, L. Dang, J. Wang, U. Radius, Z. Lin, C. Kleeberg and T. B. Marder, Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 7082-7099.

"CuI-Catalyzed Conjugate Addition of Silyl Boronic Esters: Retracing Catalytic Cycles Using Isolated Copper and Boron Enolate Intermediates"
J. Plotzitzka and C. Kleeberg, Organometallics 2014, 33, 6915 - 6926.

"Selective Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Diboryl Pt II and Diaminoboryl Cu I Complexes by B-B Activation of Unsymmetrical Diboranes(4) {pinB-B[(NR)2C6H4]}"
C. Borner and C. Kleeberg, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 2486 - 2489.

"K-H3C and K-Sn Interactions in Potassium Trimethylstannyl Complexes: A Structural, Mechanochemical, and NMR Study"
C. Kleeberg, J. Grunenberg and X. Xie, Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 4400 - 4410.

"On the structural diversity of [K(18-Crown-6)EPh3] complexes (E = C, Si, Ge, Sn, Pb): synthesis, crystal structures and NOESY NMR study"
C. Kleeberg, Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 8276 - 8287.

"On the Reactivity of Silylboranes towards Lewis Bases: Heterolytic B-Si Cleavage vs. Adduct Formation"
C. Kleeberg and C. Borner, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 2799 - 2806.

"Copper-Mediated Reduction of CO2 with pinB-SiMe2Ph via CO2 Insertion into a Copper Silicon Bond"
C. Kleeberg, M. S. Cheung, Z. Lin and T. B. Marder, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 19060 - 19063.

"Copper-Catalyzed 1,2-Addition of Nucleophilic Silicon to Aldehydes: Mechanistic Insight and Catalytic Systems"
C. Kleeberg, E. Feldmann, E. Hartmann, D. J. Vyas and M. Oestreich, Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 13538 - 13543.

"Synthesis and Characterisation of [K(18-Crown-6)(OtBu)]: An Useful Reagent in Nonpolar Solvents"
C. Kleeberg, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2011, 637, 1790 - 1794.


Cooperations (mainly crystallographic)

"Bright or Dark: Unexpected Photocatalytic Behavior of Closely Related Phenanthroline-based Copper(I) Photosensitizers"
F. Doettinger, M. Obermeier, V. Caliskanyürek, L. E. Burmeister, C. Kleeberg, M. Karnahl, M. Schwalbe, S. Tschierlei, ChemCatChem 2023, e202300452.

"How the way a naphthalimide unit is implemented affects the photophysical and -catalytic properties of Cu(I) photosensitizers"
Y. Yang, F. Doettinger, C. Kleeberg, W. Frey, M. Karnahl, S. Tschierlei, Front. Chem. 2022, 10:936863.

"New Members of the Cinchona Alkaloids Family: Assembly of the Triazole Heterocycle at the 6′ Position"
C. V. Maftei, M. H. Franz, C. Kleeberg, I. Neda, Molecules 2021, 26, 3357.

"Interaction of manganese corroles with TCNQ and related acceptor molecules"
B. Wolfram, Ç. Baş, C. Kleeberg, M. Bröring, J. Porphyr. Phthalocyanines 2020, 24, 705 - 711.

"Ruffling and doming: Structural and redox studies on meso-aryl and β-alkyl chromyl(V)corroles"
P. Schweyen, C. Kleeberg, D. Koerner, A. Thuesing, R. Wicht, M.-K. Zaretzke, M. Broering, J. Porphyr. Phthalocyanines 2020, 24, 303 - 313.

"A Modular Approach to Carbene-Stabilized Diphosphorus Species"
A. Doddi, D. Bockfeld, M.-K. Zaretzke, C. Kleeberg, T. Bannenberg, M. Tamm, Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 15859 - 15864.

"N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Stabilized Boryl Radicals"
M. F. Silva Valverde, P. Schweyen, D. Gisinger, T. Bannenberg, M. Freytag, C. Kleeberg, M. Tamm, Angew. Chem. 2017, 129, 1155-1160; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 1135 - 1140.

"Template Synthesis of Alkyl-Substituted Metall Isocorroles"
M. Hoffmann, B. Cordes, C. Kleeberg, P. Schweyen, B. Wolfram and M. Bröring, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 3076 - 3085.

"Luminescent copper(I) halide and pseudohalide phenanthroline complexes revisited: simple structures, complicated excited state behaviour"
J. Nitsch, C. Kleeberg, R. Fröhlich and A. Steffen, Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 6944-6960.

"Iron 10-Thiacorroles: Bioinspired Iron(III) Complexes with an Intermediate Spin (S=3/2) Ground State"
D. Sakow, D. Baabe, B. Böker, O. Burghaus, M. Funk, C. Kleeberg, D. Menzel, C. Pietzonka and M. Bröring, Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 2913 - 2924.

"Reactions of Copper(II) Chloride in Solution: Facile Formation of Tetranuclear Copper Clusters and Other Complexes That Are Relevant in Catalytic Redox Processes"
S. Löw, J. Becker, C. Würtele, A. Miska, C. Kleeberg, U. Behrens, O. Walter and S. Schindler, Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 5342 - 5351.


Work with T. B. Marder (Postdoc)

"Ir-Catalyzed Direct Borylation at the 4-Position of Pyrene"
Z. Liu, Y. Wang, Y. Chen, J. Liu, Q. Fang, C. Kleeberg and T. B. Marder, J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 7124 - 7128.

"Spectroscopic and Structural Characterization of the CyNHC Adduct of B2pin2 in Solution and in the Solid State"
C. Kleeberg, A. G. Crawford, A. S. Batsanov, P. Hodgkinson, D. C. Apperley, M. S. Cheung, Z. Lin and T. B. Marder, J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 785-789.

"Structure and Reactivity of a Preactivated sp2-sp3 Diboron Reagent: Catalytic Regioselective Boration of a,β-Unsaturated Conjugated Compounds"
M. Gao, S. B. Thorpe, C. Kleeberg, C. Slebodnick, T. B. Marder and W. L. Santos, J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 3997 - 4007.

"A Facile Route to Aryl Boronates: Room-Temperature, Copper-Catalyzed Borylation of Aryl Halides with Alkoxy Diboron Reagents"
C. Kleeberg, L. Dang, Z. Lin and T. B. Marder, Angew. Chem. 2009, 121, 5454 - 5458; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 5350 - 5354.

"Synthesis and structure of indenyl rhodium(I) complexes containing unsaturated phosphines: catalyst precursors for alkene hydroboration"
C. N. Garon, D. I. McIsaac, C. M. Vogels, A. Decken, I. D. Williams, C. Kleeberg, T. B. Marder and S. A. Westcott, Dalton Trans. 2009, 1624 - 1631.


Work with M. Bröring (Diploma and Ph.D.)

"Cationic palladium(II) complexes of the sterically hindered bis(4-methylthiazolyl)isoindoline (4-Mebti) with neutral group XVI donor ligands"
M. Bröring, C. Kleeberg and A. Scheja, Inorg. Chim. Acta 2011, 374, 572 - 577.

"Bis(4-methylthiazolyl)isoindoline (4-Mebti) Complexes of Palladium: Cationic [PdII(4-Mebti)L]+ Species with a L = Neutral Group XIV or Group XV Donor Ligand"
M. Bröring and C. Kleeberg, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2011, 637, 1769 - 1776.

"A Biomimetic Copper Corrole - Preparation, Characterization, and Reconstitution with Horse Heart Apomyoglobin"
M. Bröring, F. Brégier, O. Burghaus and C. Kleeberg, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2010, 636, 1760 - 1766.

"Adsorption Behavior of Asymmetric Pd Pincer Complexes on a Cu(111) Surface"
S.-H. Chang, A. Scarfato, C. Kleeberg, M. Bröring, G. Hoffmann and R. Wiesendanger, Langmuir 2010, 26, 10868 - 10871.

"Solution and Solid State Structure of a BisBODIPY Fluorophor"
M. Bröring, Y. Yuan, R. Krüger, C. Kleeberg and X. Xie, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2010, 636, 518 - 523.

"Palladium complexes of unsymmetrical 1,3-bis(aryliminio)isoindoline (BAI) ligands: A novel class of complexes exhibiting unusual structural features"
C. Kleeberg and M. Bröring, Polyhedron 2010, 29, 507 - 513.

"Palladium(II) complexes of the chiral pinBPI ligand"
M. Bröring and C. Kleeberg, Inorg. Chim. Acta 2009, 362, 1065 - 1070.

"Functional Porphyrinoids from a Biomimetically Decorated Bipyrrole"
M. Bröring, F. Brégier, R. Krüger and C. Kleeberg, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 5505 - 5512; Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 2865.

"A Cationic Chlorido-bridged Palladium(II) Complex of the Sterically Hindered Bis(4-methylthiazolyl)isoindoline Ligand (4-Mebti)"
M. Bröring and C. Kleeberg, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2008, 634, 2793 - 2798.

"Convenient Procedure for the α-Methylation of Simple Pyridines"
M. Bröring and C. Kleeberg, Synth. Commun. 2008, 38, 3672 - 3682.

"Conformational study on sterically hindered bis(arylimino)isoindolines"
M. Bröring and C. Kleeberg, J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 2008, 12, 839 - 844.

"Palladium(II) Complexes of Unsymmetrical C,N,N Pincer Ligands"
M. Bröring, C. Kleeberg and S. Köhler, Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 6404 - 6412.

"Norcorrole: Observation of the Smallest Porphyrin Variant with N4 Core"
M. Bröring, S. Köhler and C. Kleeberg, Angew. Chem. 2008, 120, 5740 - 5743; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 5658 - 5661.

"Facile intramolecular C(sp3)-H bond activation with Pd(II)"
M. Bröring and C. Kleeberg, Chem. Commun. 2008, 2777 - 2778.

"BF2-Chelate Complexes of 6-(4-Iodophenyl)-2,3,4,8,9,10-hexamethyldipyrrin and 2-(4-Iodobenzoyl)-3,4,5-trimethylpyrrole: Flourescent Dyes with a Chemical Anchor Group"
M. Bröring, R. Krüger and C. Kleeberg, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2008, 634, 1555 - 1559.

"[Pd(TeMe2)3Cl]BArF - The First Structurally Characterized Palladium(II)-Complex with TeMe2 Ligands"
M. Bröring and C. Kleeberg, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2008, 634, 946 - 949.

"Bis(BF2)-2,2'-bidipyrrins (BisBODIPYs): Highly Fluorescent BODIPY Dimers with Large Stokes Shifts"
M. Bröring, R. Krüger, S. Link, C. Kleeberg, S. Köhler, X. Xie, B. Ventura and L. Flamigni, Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 2976 - 2983.

"Palladium complexes of sterically hindered meridonal tridentate NNN ligands"
M. Bröring and C. Kleeberg, Inorg. Chim. Acta 2007, 360, 3281 - 3286.

"Syntheses, Structures and Coordination Modes of Acetatopalladium(II) Complexes with 1,3-Bis(2-arylimino)isoindoline Ligands of Different Steric Influence"
M. Bröring, C. Kleeberg and E. Cónsul Tejero, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 3208 - 3216.

"Preparation, Structural Characterization and Ligand Exchange Reactivity of Sterically Hindered 1,3-Bis-(4-methyl-2-thiazolylimino)isoindolinopalladium(II) Complexes)"
M. Bröring and C. Kleeberg, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2007, 633, 2210 - 2216.

M. Bröring, F. Bregier and C. Kleeberg, Acta Crystallogr., Sect. C: Cryst. Struct. Commun. 2007, C63, o225 - o227.

"Cyclometalation vs. Werner-type coordination of sterically enforced palladium(II)-1,3-bis(pyridyl-2-imino)isoindolines (Pd-BPIs)"
M. Bröring and C. Kleeberg, Dalton Trans. 2007, 1101 - 1103.