215. Koenig, J. D. B.; Willkomm, J.; Roesler, R.; Piers, W. E.; Welch, G. C. “Electrocatalytic CO2 reduction at lower overpotentials using iron(III) tetra(miso-thienyl)porphyrins.” ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2019, 2, 4022-4026.

214. Willkomm, J.; Bertin, E., Atwa, M.; Birss, V. I.; Piers, W. E. “Grafting of a molecular rhenium CO2 reduction catalyst onto colloidal imprinted carbon.” ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2019, 2, 2414-2418.

213. Dubrawski, Z.; Heidebrecht, J. E.; Puerta Lombardi, B. M.; Hyla, A.; Willkomm, J.; Radford, C. L.; Lin, J.-B.; Welch, G. C.; Ponnurangam, S.; Roesler, R.; Prokopchuk, D. E.; Piers, W. E. “Ligand-Centered Electrochemical Processes Enable CO2 Reduction with a Nickel Bis(triazapentadienyl) Complex.” Sustainable Energy Fuels 2019, 3, 1172-1181.

212. LaPierre, E. A.; Piers, W. E.; Lin, J.-B.; Gendy, C. “Synthesis and structures of stable Pt(II) and Pt(IV) alkylidenes: evidence for π-bonding and relativistic stabilization.” Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 4305-4308.

211.     LaPierre, E. A.; Piers, W. E.; Gendy, C. “Redox–state Dependent Activation of Silanes and Ammonia with Reverse Polarity (PCcarbeneP)Ni Complexes: Electrophilic vs. Nucleophilic Carbenes.” Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 16789-16797.

210.    Beh, D.; Piers, W. E.; del Rosal, I.; Maron, L., Gelfand, B. S.; Gendy, C.; Lin, J.-B. “Scandium alkyl and hydride complexes supported by a pentadentate diborate ligand: reactions with CO2 and N2O.” Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 13680-13688.

209.     LaPierre, E. A.; Piers, W. E.; Spasyuk, D. M.; Gendy, C. “Divergent Reactivity of CO2, CO and Related Substrates at the Nickel Carbon Double Bond of (PCcarbeneP)Ni(II) Pincer Complexes.Organometallics, 2018, 37, 3394-3398.

208.     Smith, J. D., Piers, W. E. “Tuning Iridium (I) PCcarbeneP Frameworks for Facile Cooperative N2O Reduction.Polyhedron 2018, 155, 281-290. Invited contribution to issue honoring Prof. William Jones.

207.     Nurdin, L.; Spasyuk, D. M.; Fairburn, L.; Piers, W. E.; Maron, L. “Oxygen-oxygen bond cleavage and formation in Co(II) mediated O2 reduction processes via the potential intermediacy of a Co(IV) oxyl radical.J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 16094-16105.

206.     Morgan, M. M.; Rautiainen, J. M.; Piers, W. E.; Tuononen, H. M., Gendy, C. “Divergent reactivity of nucleophilic 1-bora-7a-azaindenide anions.Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 734-741.

205.     LaPierre, E. A.; Clapson, M. L.; Piers, W. E.; Maron, L.; Spasyuk, D. M.; Gendy, C. “Oxygen Atom Transfer to Cationic PCPNi(II) Complexes Using Amine-N-Oxides.Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 495-506.

204.     Araki, T.; Hirai, M.; Wakamiya, A.; Piers, W. E.; Yamaguchi, S. “Antiaromatic Dithieno-1,2-dihydro-1,2-diborin Splits Diatomic Hydrogen.” Chem. Lett. 2017, 46, 1714-1717.

203.     Doyle, L. E.; Piers, W. E.; Bi, D. W. “Cationic PCP iridaepoxide and carbene complexes for facile water elimination and activation processes.Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 4346-4354.

202.     Nurdin, L.; Spasyuk, D. M.; Piers, W. E.; Maron, L.; Bi, D. W. “Reactions of Neutral Co(II) Complexes of a Dianionic Tetrapodal Pentadentate Ligand: Co(III) Amides from Imido Radicals.Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56, 4157-4168.

201.     Morgan, M. M.; Patrick, E. A., Rautiainen, J. M.; Tuononen, H. M.; Piers, W. E.; Spasyuk, D. M. “Zirconocene-based methods for the preparation of BN indenes: application to the synthesis of 1,5-dibora-4a,8a-diaza-1,2,3,5,6,7-hexaaryl-4,8-dimethyl-s-indacenes.Organometallics 2017, 36, 2541-2551.  (Invited contribution to the themed issue “Tailoring the optoelectronic properties of organometallic compounds with main group elements.”)

200.     Smith, J. D.; Logan, J. R.; Doyle, L. E.; Burford, R. J.; Sugawara, S.; Ohnita, C.; Yamamoto, Y.; Piers, W. E.; Spasyuk, D. M.; Borau-Garcia, J. “Cationic mono and dicarbonyl pincer complexes of rhodium and iridium to assess the donor properties of PCcarbeneP ligands.Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 12669-12679.

199.     Logan, J. R.; Piers, W. E.; Borau-Garcia, J.; Spasyuk, D. M. “Ligand attachment chemistry in the preparation of PCsp3P and PCsp2P complexes of rhodium.Organometallics 2016, 35, 1279-1286.

198.     Spasyuk, D. M.; Carpenter, S.; Kefalidis, C. E.; Piers, W. E.; Maron, L.; Neidig, M. L. “Facile Hydrogen Atom Transfer to Iron(III) Imido Radical Complexes Supported by a Dianionic Pentadentate Ligand.Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 5939-5944.

197.     LaPierre, E. A.; Piers, W. E.; Spasyuk, D. M.; Bi, W. “Activation of Si-H bonds across the nickel carbene bond in electron rich nickel PCcarbeneP pincer complexes.Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 1361-1364.

196.     Morgan, M. M.; Piers W. E. “Efficient Synthetic Methods for the Installation of Boron-Nitrogen Bonds in Conjugated Organic Molecules.Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 5920-5924.

195.     Doyle, L. E.; Piers, W. E.; Borau-Garcia, J.; Sgro, M. J.; Spasyuk, D. M. “Mechanistic Studies on the Addition of Hydrogen to Iridaepoxide Complexes with Subsequent Elimination of Water.Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 921-931.

194.     Khalimon, A. Y.; Shaw, B. K.; Marwitz, A. J. V.; Piers, W. E.; Blackwell, J. M.; Parvez, M. “Photo Lewis Acid Generators: Photorelease of B(C6F5)3 and Applications to Catalysis.Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 18196-18206.

193.     Smith, J. D.; Borau-Garcia, J.; Piers, W. E.; Spasyuk, D. “Systematic Dismantling of a Carefully Designed PCcarbeneP Pincer Ligand via C-C Bond Activations at an Iridium Centre.” Can. J. Chem. 2016, 94, 293-296. Special Issue commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Chemistry Department at the University of Calgary.

192.     Araneda, J. F.; Piers, W. E.; Sgro, M. J.; Parvez, M. “Ring Expansion Reactions of Electron-Rich Boron-Containing Heterocycles.”  Organometallics 2015, 34, 3408-3413.

191.     Borau-Garcia, J.; Gutsulyak, D. V.; Burford, R. J.; Piers, W. E. “Selective Hydration of Nitriles to Amides Catalysed by PCP Pincer Supported Nickel(II) Complexes.Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 12082-12085.

190.     Doyle, L. E.; Piers, W. E.; Borau-Garcia, J. “Ligand Cooperation in the Formal Hydrogenation of N2O Using a PCsp2P Iridium Pincer Complex.J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 2187-2190.

189.     Sgro, M. J.; Piers, W. E.; Romero, P. E. “Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Thermal Properties of Copper and Silver Silyl Complexes.Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 3817-3828.

188.     Arnold, J.; Brothers, P. J.; Mountford, P.; Piers, W. E.; Thomas, C. M.; Tilley, T. D. “The Influence of Michael Lappert on the Chemistry Landscape.” Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 16553-16556. (Editorial)

187.     Lohr, T. L.; Piers, W. E.; Sgro, M. J.; Parvez, M. “Silver ion enhanced C-H activation in Pt(II) hydroxo complexes.” Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 13858-13864.

186.     Houghton, A. Y.; Piers, W. E., Tuononen, H. “Direct observation of a borane-silane complex involved in frustrated Lewis pair mediated hydrosilation of olefins.Nat. Chem. 2014, 6, 983-988.

185.     Araneda, J. F.; Piers, W. E., Sgro, M. J.; Parvez, M. “Bronsted acid catalyzed skeletal rearrangements in polycyclic conjugated boracycles: a thermal route to a ladder diborole.” Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 3189-3196.

184.     Sgro, M. J.; Piers W. E. “Synthesis and Reactivity of Yttrium and Gadolinium Silyl Complexes.” Inorg. Chem. Acta 2014, 422, 243-250. (Invited contribution to issue dedicated to Prof. T. Don Tilley, UC Berkeley).

183.     Burford, R. J.; Piers, W. E.; Ess, D. H.; Parvez, M. “Reversible Interconversion Between a Monomeric Iridium Hydroxo and a Dinuclear Iridium m-Oxo Complex.J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 3256-3263.

182.     Houghton, A. Y.; Karttunen, V. A.; Piers, W. E.; Tuononen, H. M. “Hydrogen activation with perfluorinated organoboranes:  1,2,3-tris(pentafluorophenyl)-4,5,6,7-tetrafluoro-1-boraindene.” Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 1295-1298.

181.     Gabbaï, F. P.; Piers, W. E. “Introduction to the “Applications of Electrophilic Main Group Organometallic Molecules” Special Issue of Organometallics.” Organometallics 2013, 32, 6629-6630.

180.     Trofymchuk, O. S.; Gutsulyak, D. V.; Quintero, C., Parvez, M.; Daniliuc, C. G.; Piers, W. E.; Rojas, R. S. “N-Arylcyano-β-Diketiminate Methallyl Nickel Complexes: Synthesis, Adduct Formation and Reactivity Toward Ethylene.” Organometallics 2013, 32, 7323-7333.

179.     LeBlanc, F. A.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Selective Hydrosilation of CO2 to bis-Silylacetal by an Anilido Bipyridyl Ligated Organoscandium Catalyst.”  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53 789-792.

178.     Gutsulyak, D. V.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. Borau-Garcia, J. “Activation of Water, Ammonia and Other Small Molecules by PCcarbeneP Nickel Pincer Complexes.”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 11776-11779.

177.     Lohr, T. L.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Reversible Insertion of Carbon Dioxide into Pt(II)-Hydroxo Bonds.”  Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 14742-14748.

176.     Mercier, L. G.; Piers, W. E.; Harrington, R. W.; Clegg, W. “Benzo[b]thiophene-Fused Boron and Silicon Ladder Acenes.”  Organometallics, 2013, 32, 6820-6826.  (Applications of Electrophilic Main Group Organometallic Compounds Forum).

175.     Leitao, E. M.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “A Thermally Robust Ruthenium Phosphonium Alkylidene Catalyst: the Effect of More Bulky N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands on Catalyst Performance in Olefin Metathesis Reactions.”  Can. J. Chem. 2013, 91, 935-942.

174.     Neue, B.; Araneda, J. F.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “BN-Dibenzo[a,o]picenes: Stable Heptacene Analogs.Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 9966-9969.

173.     Gutsulyak, D. V.; Gott, A. L.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Dimerization of Ethylene by Nickel Phosphino Borate Complexes.”  Organometallics 2013, 32, 3363-3370.

172.     Burford, R. J.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Acetonitrile Coupling at an Electron Rich Iridium Centre Supported by a PCsp2P Pincer Ligand.”  Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 3826-3830. Invited Contribution to “Small Molecule Activation by Reactive Metal Complexes” cluster issue.

171.     Clegg, W.; Harrington, R. W.; Mercier, L. G.; Piers, W. E. “5,5-Dimethyl-2,8-diphenyl-5H-dibenzo[b,f]silepine: A Synchrotron Study.” Acta Cryst. 2013, C69, 436-438.

170.     Berkefeld, A.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.; Castro, L.; Maron, L. Eisenstein, O. “Decamethylscandocinium-Hydrido-(perfluorophenyl)borate: Fixation and Tandem Tris(perfluorophenyl)borane Catalyzed Deoxygenative Hydrosilation of Carbon Dioxide.”  Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 2152-2162.

169.     Houghton, A. Y.; Karttunen, V. A.; Fan, C.; Piers, W. E.; Tuononen, H. M. “Mechanistic Studies on the Metal Free Activation of Dihydrogen by Antiaromatic Pentaarylboroles.”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 941-947.

168.     Morgan, M. M.; Marwitz, A. J. V.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez. M. “Comparative Lewis Acidity in Fluoroarylboranes: B(o-HC6F4)3, B(p-HC6F4), and B(C6F5)3.” Organometallics 2013, 32, 317-322.

167.     Lohr, T. L.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Arene C-H Bond Activation Across Pt(II)-OH Bonds:  Catalyzed vs. Uncatalyzed Pathways.”  Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 770-775.

166.     Chu, T.; Piers, W. E.; Dutton, J. L.; Parvez, M. “Synthesis and Reactivity of a Terminal Scandium Imido Complex.”  Organometallics 2013, 32, 1159-1165. (Recent Advances in Organo f-Element Chemistry Forum.)

165.     Araneda, J. F.; Neue, B.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Enforced Planarity: A New Strategy for Stable Boron-Containing p Conjugated Materials.”  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 9977-9979.

164.     Khalimon, A. Y.; Leitao, E. M.; Piers, W. E. “Photogeneration of a Phosphonium Alkylidene Olefin Metathesis Catalyst.”  Organometallics 2012, 31, 5634-5637.

163.     Araneda, J. F.; Neue, B.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Photochemical Synthesis of a Ladder Diborole:  A New Boron Containing Conjugated Material.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 8546-8550.

162.     Berkefeld, A.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.; Castro, L.; Maron, L. Eisenstein, O. “Carbon Monoxide Activation via O-Bound CO Using Decamethylscandocinium-hydridoborate Ion Pairs.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 10843-10851.

161.     Khalimon, A. Y.; Piers, W. E.; Blackwell, J. M.; Michalak, D. J.; Parvez, M. “A Photo Lewis Acid Generator, or “PhLAG”: Controlled Photo Release of B(C6F5)3.”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 9601-9604.

160.     Fukazawa, A.; Dutton, J. L.; Fan, C.; Mercier, L. G.; Houghton, A. Y.; Wu, Q.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Reaction of Pentaarylboroles with Carbon Monoxide:  An Isolable Organoboron Carbonyl Complex.” Chem. Sci. 2012, 3, 1814-1818.

159.     Lohr, T. L.; Piers. W. E.; Parvez, M. “Monomeric Pt(II) Hydroxides Supported by Sterically Dominant a-Diimine Ligands.”  Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 4900-4902.

158.     Burford, R. J.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Beta-Elimination Immune PC(carbene)P Iridium Complexes via Double C-H Activation:  Ligand-Metal Cooperation in Hydrogen Activation.”  Organometallics 2012, 31, 2949-2952.

157.     LeBlanc, F. A; Berkefeld, A.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Reactivity of Scandium b-Diketiminate Alkyl Complexes with Carbon Dioxide.” Organometallics 2012, 31, 810-818.

156.     Araneda, J. F.; Piers, W. E.; Heyne, B.; Parvez, M.; McDonald, R. “High Stokes Shift Anilido-Pyridine Boron Difluoride Dyes.”  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 12214-12217.

155.     Lohr, T. L.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “N,N'-Bis[3,5-bis(2,6-diisopropylphenyl)phenyl]butane-2,3-diimine.” Acta Cryst. 2011, E67, o2281.

154.     Lohr, T. L.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “1,2-Bis{[3,5-bis(2,6-diisopropylphenyl)phenyl]imino}acenaphthene toluene monosolvate.”  Acta Cryst. 2011, E67, o2280.

153.     Gott, A. L.; Piers, W. E.; Dutton, J. L.; McDonald, R.; Parvez, M. “Dimerization of Ethylene by Pd Complexes Containing Bidentate Trifluoroborate-Functionalized Phosphine Ligands.” Organometallics 2011, 30, 4236-4249.

152.     Marwitz, A. J. V.; Dutton, J. L.; Mercier, L. G.; Piers, W. E. “Dihydrogen Activation with tBu3P/B(C6F5)3:  A Chemically and Kinetically Competent Indirect Mechanism Catalyzed by in situ Generated para-tBu2P-C6F4-B(C6F5)2.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 10026-10029.

151.     Piers, W. E.; Marwitz, A. J. V.; Mercier, L. G. “Mechanistic Aspects of Bond Activation with Perfluoroarylboranes.”  Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 12252-12262.

150.     Mercier, L. G.; Furukawa, S.; Piers, W. E.; Wakamiya, A.; Yamaguchi, Y.; Parvez, M.; Harrington, R. W.; Clegg, W. “Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Functionalized Silepins:  High Quantum Yield Blue Emitters.”  Organometallics 2011, 30, 1719-1729.

149.     Lauterwasser, F.; Hayes, P. G.; Piers, W. E.; Schafer, L. L.; Bräse, S.  “Highly Active and Diastereoselective N,O and N,N-Yttrium Complexes for Intramolecular Hydroamination.”  Adv. Synth. Catal. 2011, 353, 1384-1390.

148.     Bonnier, C.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Isomeric Dipyrrinato and Dipyrromethanato Boranes.”  Organometallics 2011, 30, 1067-1072.

147.     Piers, W. E. “Future Trends in Organometallic Chemistry:  Organometallic Approaches to Water Splitting.”  Organometallics 2011, 30, 13-16.

146.     Gott, A. L.; Piers, W. E.; McDonald, R.; Parvez, M. “Synthesis of Trifluoroborate Functionalised Imidazole Salts as Precursors to Weakly Coordinating Bidentate NHC Ligands.” Inorg. Chim. Acta 2011, 369, 180-189.  Invited contribution to the Robert G. Bergman Protagonists Issue.

145.     Smith, J. C.; Ma, K.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.; McDonald, R. “A New Weakly Coordinating Aluminate Anion Incorporating a Chelating Perfluoro-bis-anilido Ligand.” Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 10256-10263.

144.     Wood, T. K.; Piers, W. E.; Keay, B. A.; Parvez, M. “Synthesis and Comparative Characterization of 9-Boraanthracene, 5-Boranaphthacene and 6-Borapentacene Stabilized by the H2IMes Carbene.”  Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 12199-12206.

143.     Berkefeld, A.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Tandem Frustrated Lewis Pair/Tris-Pentafluorophenylborane Catalyzed Deoxygenative Hydrosilation of Carbon Dioxide.”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 10660-10661.

142.     Fan, C.; Mercier, L. G.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.  “Dihydrogen Activation by Pentaarylboroles.”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 9604-9606.

141.     Fan, C.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.; McDonald, R. “Divergent Reactivity of Perfluoropentaphenylborole with Alkynes.”  Organometallics 2010, 29, 5132-5139.

140.     van der Eide, E. F.; Piers, W. E. “Mechanistic Insights into the Ruthenium-Catalysed Diene Ring-Closing Metathesis Reaction.” Nature Chem. 2010, 2, 571-576.

139.     Bosdet, M. J. D.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “5b,7b-Diaza-3b,9b-diborabenzo[ghi]perylenes.”  Can. J. Chem. 2010, 88, 426-433.

138.     Leitao, E. M.; van der Eide, E. F.; Romero, P. E.; Piers, W. E., McDonald, R. “Kinetic and Thermodynamic Analysis of Processes Relevant to Initiation of Olefin Metathesis by Ruthenium Phosphonium Alkylidene Catalysts” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 2784-2794.

137.     Conroy, K. D.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.  “Nucleophilic Degradation of a β-Diketiminato Ancillary by a Transient Scandium Hydride Intermediate.” Organometallics 2009, 28, 6228-6333.

136.     Wood, T. K.; Piers, W. E.; Keay, B. A.; Parvez, M.  “Spirocyclic Boronium Ions:  Precursors to Persistent Neutral Radicals.” Chem. Comm. 2009, 5147-5149.

135.     Mercier, L. G.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Benzo and Naphthoborepins: Air Stable Blue Emitting Boron Analogs of Higher Acenes.”  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 6108-6111.

134.     Bonnier, C.; Piers, W. E.; Al-Sheikh Ali, A.; Thompson, A.; Parvez, M. “Perfluoroaryl Substituted Boron Dipyrrinato Complexes.”  Organometallics 2009, 28, 4845-4851.

133.     Ross, J. A.; Kenward, A. L.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Metalation Resistant b-Diketiminato Ligands for Thermally Robust Organoscandium Complexes.” Organometallics 2009, 28, 3625-3628.

132.     Wood, T. K.; Piers, W. E.; Keay, B. A.; Parvez, M. “N-Heterocyclic Carbene Stabilized 9-Boraanthracene Derivatives.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 4009-4012.

131.     Kenward, A. L.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Low Coordinate Organoyttrium Complexes Supported by b-Diketiminato Ligands.”  Organometallics 2009, 28, 3012-3020.

130.     Fan, C.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Perfluoropentaphenylborole.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 2955-2958. VIP Inside Cover Article

129.     Rowley, C. N.; van der Eide, E. F.; Piers, W. E.; Woo, T. K. “DFT Study of the Isomerization and Spectroscopic/Structural Properties of Ruthenacyclobutane Intermediates Revelant to Olefin Metathesis.” Organometallics 2008, 27, 6043-6045.

128.     Leitao, E. M.; Dubberley, S. R.; Piers, W. E.; Wu, Q.; McDonald, R. “Thermal Decomposition Modes for Four Coordinate Ruthenium Phosphonium Alkylidene Olefin Metathesis Catalysts.”  Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 11565-11572.

127.     Lewis, S. P.; Chai, J.; Collins, S.; Sciarone, T. J. J.; Henderson, L. D.; Fan, C.; Parvez, M.; Piers, W. E. “Isobutene Polymerization Using Chelating Diboranes: Polymerization in Aqueous Suspension and Hydrocarbon Solution.” Organometallics 2009, 28, 249-263.

126.     Friesen, D. M.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Selective Catalytic Dimerization of Neohexene by [Cp*Ti(NPtBu3)Me][B(C6F5)4].” Organometallics 2008, 27, 6596-6604.

125.     Bonnier, C.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.; Sorensen, T. S. “Borenium Cations Derived from BODIPY Dyes.”  Chem. Commun. 2008, 4593-4595.

124.     Bosdet, M. J. D.; Piers, W. E. “BN as a CC Substitute in Aromatic Systems.” Can. J. Chem. 2009, 87, 8-29.

123.     van der Eide, E. F.; Romero, P. E.; Piers, W. E. “Generation and Spectroscopic Characterization of Ruthenacyclobutane and Ruthenium Olefin Carbene Intermediates Relevant to Ring Closing Metathesis Catalysis”.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 4485-4491.

122.     Conroy, K. C.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Synthesis and Thermal Behavior of Dimethyl Scandium Complexes Featuring Anilido-Phosphinimine Ancillary Ligands.” J. Organomet. Chem. 2008, 693, 834-846. (Special Issue, “Frontiers in Organometallic Chemistry”).

121.     Chai, J.; Lewis, S. P.; Collins, S.; Sciarone, T. J. J.; Henderson, L. D.; Chase, P. A.; Irvine, G. J.; Piers, W. E.; Elsegood, M. R. J.; Clegg, W. “Formation of Chelated Counter-anions using Lewis Acidic Diboranes:  Relevance to Isobutene Polymerization.” Organometallics 2007, 26, 5667-5679.

120.     Kenward, A. L.; Piers, W. E. “Heterolytic H2 Activation by Non-Metals.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 38-41.

119.     Conroy, K. D.; Hayes, P. G.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Accelerated Ligand Metallation in a b-diketiminato Scandium Dimethyl Complex Activated with Bis(pentafluorophenyl)borane.” Organometallics 2007, 26, 4464-4470.

118.     Jaska, C. A.; Piers, W. E.; McDonald, R., Parvez, M. “Synthesis, Characterization and Fluorescence Behavior of Twisted and Planar B2N2-Quaterphenyl Analogs” J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 5234-5243.

117.     Henderson, L. D.; Piers, W. E. “Ion Pair Symmetrization in Metallocenium Cations Partnered with Diborane Derived Borate Counteranions.” J. Organomet. Chem. 2007, 692, 4661-4668. (Special Issue, Gerhard Erker).

116.     Bosdet, M. J. D.; Piers, W. E.; Sorensen, T. S.; Parvez, M. “11-Aza-12-Borapyrenes:  Heterocyclic Analogues of Pyrene with Internalized BN Moieties.Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 4940-4943. VIP Cover Article

115.     Bosdet, M. J. D.; Jaska, C. A.; Piers, W. E.; Sorensen, T. S.; Parvez, M. “Blue Fluorescent 4a-aza-4b-bora-Phenanthrenes” Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 1395-1398.

114.     Romero, P. E.; Piers, W. E. “Mechanistic Studies on 14 Electron Ruthenacyclobutanes:  Degenerate Exchange with Free Ethylene.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 1698-1704.

113.     Chase, P. A.; Parvez, M.; Piers, W. E. “Trimethylphosphine-tris(pentafluorophenyl)borane.” Acta Cryst. 2006, E62, o5181-o5183.

112.     Hayes, P. G.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Arene Complexes of b-Diketiminato Supported Organoscandium Cations:  Mechanism of Arene Exchange and Alkyne Insertion in Solvent Separated Ion Pairs.” Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 2632-2640.

111.     Morrison, D. J.; Riegel, S. D.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.; McDonald, R. “2,2’-Disubstituted F12-Binaphthyl Derivatives: Stannanes, Boranes, and (R)-F12-BINOL.” Chem. Comm. 2006, 2875-2877 (“Hot Paper”).

110.     Jaska, C. A.; Emslie, D. J. H.; Bosdet, M. J. D.; Piers, W. E.; Sorensen, T. S.; Parvez, M. “Triphenylene Analogues with B2N2C2 Cores:  Synthesis, Structure, Redox Behavior and Photophysical Properties.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 10885-10896.

109.     Wood, T. K.; Piers, W. E.; Keay, B. A.; Parvez, M. “1-Borabarrelene Derivatives via Diels Alder Reactions of Borabenzenes.” Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 2875-2878.

108.     van der Eide, E. F.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.; McDonald, R. “Synthesis and Characterization of Cationic Tungsten(V) Methylidynes.” Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 14-21. (Cover Article)

107.     Knight, L. K.; Piers, W. E.; McDonald, R. “b-Diketiminato Scandium Chemistry:  Attempted Deprotonation of Cationic Amido Complexes.” Organometallics 2006, 25, 3289-3292.

106.     Ma, K.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Competitive ArC-H and ArC-X (X = Cl, Br) Activation in Halobenzenes at Cationic Titanium Centers.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 3303-3312.

105.     Parvez, M.; Piers, W. E.; Ghesner, I. “Thallium tetrakis(pentafluorophenyl)borate.” Acta Cryst. 2005, E61, m1801-m1803.

104.     Dubberley, S. R.; Romero, P. E.; Piers, W. E.; McDonald, R.; Parvez, M. “Synthesis, characterization and olefin metathesis studies of a family of ruthenium phosphonium alkylidene complexes.” Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2006, 359, 2658-2664.

103.     Henderson, L. D.; Chase, P. A.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.; Clegg, W.; Elsegood, M. R. J. “Bifunctional Perfluoroaryl Boranes:  Synthesis and Coordination Chemistry with Neutral Lewis Base Donors.” Organometallics 2006, 25, 349-357.

102.     Chase, P. A.; Romero, P. E.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.; Patrick, B. O. “Fluorinated 9-Borafluorenes vs. Conventional Perfluoroaryl Boranes: Comparative Lewis Acidity.” Can. J. Chem. 2005, 83, 2098-2105.

101.     Ghesner, I.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.; McDonald, R. “Synthesis and Coordination Chemistry of 2,2’-Diboratabiphenyls.” Can. J. Chem. 2006, 84, 81-92.

100.     Szabo, M. J.; Galea, N.; Yang, S.-Y.; Groux, L. F.; Piers, W. E.; Ziegler, T. “Copolymerization of Ethylene with Polar Monomers: Chain Propagation and Side Reactions.  A DFT Theoretical Study using Zwitterionic Ni(II) and Pd(II) Catalysts.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 14692-14703.

99.       Morrison, D. J.; Trefz, T. K.; Piers, W. E.; McDonald, R.; Parvez, M. “7:8,(:10-Dibenzo-1,2,3,4-tetrafluorotriphenylene:  Synthesis, Structure and Photophysical Properties of a Novel [5]Helicene.”  J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70, 5309-5312.

98.       Ghesner, I.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.; McDonald, R. “Cyclic Boronium and Borenium Cations Derived from Borabenzene-pyridine Complexes.”  Chem. Commun. 2005, 2480-2482.

97.       Piers, W. E.; Bourke, S. C.; Conroy, K. C. “Borinium, Borenium and Boronium Ions:  Synthesis, Reactivity and Applications.”  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 5016-5036.

96.       Romero, P. E.; Piers, W. E. “Direct Observation of a 14-Electron Ruthenacyclobutane Relevant to Olefin Metathesis.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 5032-5033.

95.       Szabo, M. J.; Galea, N.; Yang, S.-Y.; Groux, L. F.; Piers, W. E.; Ziegler, T. “ Co-Polymerization of Ethylene with Polar Monomers by Anionic Substitution.  A Theoretical Study Based on Acrylonitrile and the Brookhart Diimine Catalyst.” Organometallics 2005, 24, 2147-2156.

94.       Yang, S.-Y.; Szabo, M. J.; Michalak, A.; Weiss, T.; Piers, W. E.; Jordan, R. F.; Ziegler, T.  “The Exploration of Neutral Pd(II) Based Grubbs Type Complexes as Potential Catalysts for the Co-polymerization of Ethylene with Acrylonitrile. A Theoretical Study Based on Density Functional Theory.” Organometallics 2005, 24, 1242-1251.

93.       Hayes, P. G.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.  “Synthesis, Structure and Ion-Pair Dynamics of b-Diketiminato Supported Organoscandium Contact Ion Pairs.” Organometallics 2005, 24, 1173-1183.

92.       Lewis, S. P.; Henderson, L. D.; Parvez, M.; Chandler, B. D.; Piers, W. E.; Collins, S. “Aqueous Suspension Polymerization of Isobutene and Copolymerization with Isoprene Coinitiated by 1,2-C6F4[B(C6F5)2]2.” J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2005, 127, 46-47.

91.       Groux, L. F.; Weiss, T.; Reddy, D. N.; Chase, P. A.; Piers, W. E.; Ziegler, T.; Parvez, M.; Benet-Buchholz, J. “Insertion of Acrylonitrile into Palladium Methyl Bonds in Neutral and Anionic Pd(II) Complexes.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 1854-1869.

90.       Szabo, M. J.; Jordan, R. F.; Michalak, A.; Piers, W. E.; Weiss, T.; Yang, S.-Y.; Ziegler, T. “Polar Copolymerization by Pd-Diimine Based Catalyst.  Influence of Catalyst Charge and Polar Substituent on Catalyst Poisoning and Polymerization Activity:  A Density Functional Theory Study.” Organometallics 2004, 23, 5565-5572.

89.       Morrison, D. J.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “(R)-1,1¢-Binaphthyl-2-bis(pentafluorophenyl)borane Lewis Acids.”  Synlett 2004, 2429-2433.

88.       Romero, P. E.; Piers, W. E.; McDonald, R. “Rapidly Initiated Ruthenium Olefin Metathesis Catalysts.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 6161-6165.

87.       Ghesner, I.; Piers, W. E.; McDonald, R.  “Lewis Acid Chelation of [NR]2- by 2,2'-Diborabiphenyl: 9,11-Diboratacarbazole Heterocycles.” Organometallics 2004, 23, 3085-3087.

86.       Lauterwasser, F. Hayes, P. G.; Piers, W. E.; Brase, S.; Schafer, L. L. “Scandium-Catalyzed Intramolecular Hydroamination. Development of a Highly Active Cationic Catalyst.” Organometallics 2004, 23, 2234-2237.

85.       Ma, K.; Piers, W. E.; Gao, Y.; Parvez, M. “Isolation and Characterization of a Monomeric Cationic Titanium Hydride.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 5668-5669.

84.       Knight, L. K.; Piers, W. E.; Fleurat-Lessard, P; McDonald, R.; Parvez, M. “b-Diketiminato Scandium Chemistry:  Synthesis, Characterization and Thermal Behavior of Primary Amido Alkyl Derivatives.” Organometallics 2004, 23, 2087-2094.

83.       Welch, G. C.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.; McDonald, R. “Neutral and Cationic Organoaluminum Complexes Utilizing a Novel Anilido-Phosphinimine Ancillary Ligand.” Organometallics 2004, 23, 1811-1818.

82.       van der Eide, E. F.; Piers, W. E.; Romero, P. E.;  Parvez, M.; McDonald, R. “Reaction of Bis-(Pentafluorophenyl)borane with Methylidyne Complexes:  Synthesis and Characterization of a Cationic Tungsten(VI) Borylalkylidyne Hydride.” Organometallics 2004, 23, 314-316.

81.       Morrison, D. J.; Blackwell, J. M.; Piers, W. E. “Mechanistic Insights Into Perfluoroaryl Borane Catalyzed Allystannations:  Towards Asymmetric Induction with Chiral Boranes.” Pure Appl. Chem. 2004, 76, 615-623.

80.       Lewis, S. P.; Taylor, N. J.; Piers, W. E.; Collins, S. “Isobutene Polymerization Using a Chelating Diborane Initiator.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 14686-14687.

79.       Henderson, L. D.; MacInnis, G. D.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “A New Family of Monocyclopentadienyl Organoscandium Bis-Alkyls Supported by a Bulky Trialkylphosphineoxide Ancillary.” Can. J. Chem. 2004, 82, 162-165.

78.       Morrison, D. J.; Piers, W. E. “Weaker Lewis Acid, Better Catalytic Activity: Dual Mechanisms in Perfluoroarylborane Catalyzed Allylstannation Reactions.” Org. Lett. 2003, 5, 2857-2860.

77.       Piers, W. E. “The Chemistry of Perfluoroarylboranes.” Adv. Organomet. Chem. 2005, 52, 1-77.

76.       Roesler, R.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Reactivity of the Amino Borane 1-NPh2-2-[B(C6F5)2]C6H4.” J. Organomet. Chem. 2003, 680, 218-222.

75.       Emslie, D. J. H.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Synthesis and Thermal Reactivity of Organoscandium and Yttrium Complexes of Sterically Less Bulky Salicylaldiminato Ligands.” Dalton Trans. 2003, 2615-2620.

74.       Hayes, P. G.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “Cationic Organoscandium b-Diketiminato Chemistry:  Arene Exchange Kinetics in Solvent Separated Ion Pairs.”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 5622-5623.

73.       Romero, P. E.; Piers, W. E.; Decker, S. A.; Chau, D.; Woo, T. K.; Parvez, M. “h1 Versus h5 Bonding Modes in Cp*Al(I) Adducts of 9-Borafluorenes.”  Organometallics 2003, 22, 1266-1274.

72.       Hayes, P. G.; Welch, G. C.; Emslie, D. J. H.; Noack, C. L.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “A New Chelating Anilido-Imine Donor for Stabilization of Organoyttrium Cations.”  Organometallics 2003, 22, 1577-1579.

71.       Cook, K. S.; Piers, W. E.; Patrick, B. O.; McDonald, R. " Isocyanide Insertion Reactions into the Ta-C Bonds of Cationic and Zwitterionic Tantalocenes." Can. J. Chem. 2003, 81, 1137-1148.

70.       Emslie, D. J. H.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. "2,2'-Diborabiphenyl:  A Lewis Acid Analog of 2,2'-Bipyridine." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 1251-1255. Designated a “Very Important Paper”.

69.       Emslie, D. J. H.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.; McDonald, R. "Organometallic Complexes of Scandium and Yttrium Supported by a Bulky Salicylaldimine Ligand."  Organometallics 2002, 21, 4226-4240.

68.       Blackwell, J. M.; Morrison, D. J.; Piers, W. E. "B(C6F5)3 Catalyzed Hydrosilation of Enones and Silyl Enol Ethers."  Tetrahedron 2002, 58, 8247-8254.

67.       Roesler, R.; Piers, W. E.; Har, B. J. N. "Perfluoroaryl Borane Functionalized Carbosilane Dendrimers and their Use as Lewis Acid Catalysts for the Hydrosilation of Acetophenone."  Organometallics 2002, 21, 4300-4302.

66.       Cook, K. S.; Piers, W. E.; Hayes, P. G.; Parvez, M. “Reactions of a Borataalkene Ligand at Tantalocene Centers:  Isonitrile Insertion into the B-C Bond via the h1 Bonding Mode.”  Organometallics 2002, 21, 2422-2425.

65.       Cook, K. S.; Piers, W. E.; McDonald, R. “Synthesis and Chemistry of Zwitterionic 3-Boratantalacyclopentenes:  Olefin-like Reactivity of a Borataalkene Ligand.”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002,124, 5411-5418.

64.       Blackwell, J. M.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.; McDonald, R. "Solution and Solid State Characteristics of Imine Adducts with Tris-(pentafluorophenyl)borane."  Organometallics 2002, 21, 1400-1407.

63.       Zhang, T.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. "Synthesis and Characterization of the Binuclear Diamido Titanium Chalcogenides [(Ar)NCH2CH2CH2N(Ar)]2Ti(m-E)2 (E = Se, Te)." Can. J. Chem. 2002, 80, 1524-1529.

62.       Hayes, P. G.; Piers, W. E.; McDonald, R. "Cationic Scandium Methyl Complexes Supported by a b-Diketiminato (“Nacnac”) Ligand Framework." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 2132-2133.

61.       Emslie, D. J.; Piers, W. E.; McDonald, R. "Organoscandium and Yttrium Complexes Supported by a Salicaldiminato Ligand.”  J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans. 2002, 293-294.

60.       Emslie, D. J.; Piers, W. E. "Non-Cyclopentadienyl Ancillaries in Organogroup 3 Metal Chemistry:  A Fine Balance in Ligand Design." Coord. Chem. Rev. 2002, 233-34, 129-155.

59.       Henderson, L. H.; Piers, W. E.; Irvine, G. J.; McDonald, R. "Anion Stability in Stannylium, Oxonium and Silylium Salts of the Weakly Coordinating Anion [C6F4-1,2-{B(C6F5)2}2(m-OCH3)]-.” Organometallics  2002, 21, 340-345.

58.       Blackwell, J. M.; Piers, W. E.; McDonald, R. "Mechanistic Studies on the B(C6F5)3 Catalyzed Allylstannation of Aromatic Aldehydes with Ortho Donor Substituents."  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 1295-1306.

57.       Cook, K. S.; Piers, W. E.; Woo, T. K.; Rettig, S. J.; McDonald, R. "Reactions of Bis-(pentafluorophenyl)borane with Cp2Ta(=CH2)CH3:  Generation and Trapping of Tantalocene Borataalkene Complexes." Organometallics 2001, 20, 3927-3937.

56.       Hayes, P. G.; Lee, L. W. M.; Knight, L. K.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.; Elsegood, M. R. J.; Clegg, W.; MacDonald, R. "Dialkyl Scandium Complexes Supported by b-Diketiminato Ligands:  Synthesis, Characterization and Thermal Stability of a New Family of Organoscandium Complexes.” Organometallics 2001, 20, 2533-2544.

55.       Zhang, S.; Piers, W. E. "Trityl Borate Activation of Monocyclopentadienyl Ketimide Supported Titanium Olefin Polymerization Catalysts." Organometallics 2001, 20, 2088-2092.

54.       Blackwell, J. M.; Sonmor, E.; Scoccitti, T.; Piers, W. E. "B(C6F5)3 Catalyzed Hydrosilation of Imines via Silyiminium Intermediates." Org. Lett. 2000, 2, 3921-3923.

53.       Carpenter, B. E.; Piers, W. E.; McDonald, R. "Synthesis of the Diborylated Ferrocene 1,1’-Bis-(Bis-pentafluorophenylboryl)ferrocene and the X-Ray Structure of its Trimethylphosphine Adduct." Can. J. Chem. 2001, 78, 291-295.

52.       Chase, P. A.; Piers, W. E.; Patrick, B. O. "New Fluorinated 9-Borafluorene Lewis Acids." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 12911-12912.

51.       Carpenter, B. E.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.; Yap, G. P. A.; Rettig, S. J. "Synthesis, Characterization and Chemistry of Bis-(Pentafluorophenyl)boryl Ferrocene.”  Can. J. Chem. 2001, 78, 857-867.

50.       Knight, L. K.; Piers, W. E.; McDonald, R. "Bimolecular Extrusion of TeR2 from b-Diketiminato Supported Scandium Bis-Tellurolates.”  Chem. Eur. J. 2000,6, 4322-4326.

49.       Chase, P. A.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. "Reactions of Bis-(pentafluorophenyl)borane with Titanocene Dialkyls:  Synthesis and Structure of Cp2Ti[h2-H2B(C6F5)2]." Organometallics 2000, 19, 2040-2042.

48.       Cook, K. S.; Piers, W. E.; Rettig, S. J.; McDonald, R. "Synthesis and Reactivity of Tantalocene Zwitterions Stabilized by Ground State Alpha Agostic Interactions via Reaction of B(C6F5)3 with Cp'2Ta(=CH2)(CH3) (Cp' = C5H5, C5H4Me)." Organometallics 2000, 19, 2243-2245.

47.       Blackwell, J. M.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. "Mechanistic Studies on Selectivity in the B(C6F5)3 Catalyzed Allylstannation of Aldehydes:  Is Hypercoordination at Boron Responsible?" Org. Lett. 2000, 2, 695-698.

46.       Piers, W. E. "B-H Bond Activations in the Alkane Analogs H3B•PR3.”  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2000, 40, 1923-1925.

45.       Piers, W. E.; Williams, V. C.; Irvine, G. J. "Recent Developments in the Chemistry of Highly Electrophilic Diboranes and Related Compounds.” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2000, 2131-2142.

44.       Williams, V. C.; Irvine, G. J.; Piers, W. E.; Li, Z.; Collins, S.; Clegg, W.; Elsegood, M. R. J.; Marder, T. B. “Novel Trityl Activators with New Weakly Coordinating Anions Derived From 1,2-[B(C6F5)2]2C6F4:  Synthesis, Structures and Olefin Polymerization Behavior.” Organometallics  2000, 19, 1619-1621.

43.       Parks, D. J.; Blackwell, J. M.; Piers, W. E. “Studies on the Mechanism of B(C6F5)3 Catalyzed Hydrosilation of Carbonyl Functions." J. Org. Chem. 2000, 65, 3090-3098.

42.       Zhang, S.; Piers, W. E.; Gao, X.; Parvez, M. “The Mechanism of Methane Elimination in Monocyclopentadienyl-Ketimide Titanium Ion Pairs {Cp[tBu(R)C=N]TiCH3}+[H3C(B(C6F5)3]-:  Deactivation Pathways for B(C6F5)3 Initiated Olefin Polymerization Catalysts. "J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 5499-5509.

41.       Lee, L. W. M.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.; Rettig, S. J.; Young, V. G. Jr. “Zwitterionic Metallocenes Derived From Rac and Meso-Ethylene-Bis-Indenyl Zirconocene Olefin Complexes and Pentafluorophenyl Substituted Boranes." Organometallics 1999, 18, 3904-3912.

40.       Williams, V. C.; Dai, C.; Li, Z.; Collins, S.; Piers, W. E.; Clegg, W. C.; Elsegood, M. R. J.; Marder, T. B. “Activation of Cp2ZrMe2 with New Perfluoroaryl Diboranes:  Solution Chemistry and Ethylene Polymerization Behavior in the Presence of MeAl(BHT)2." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 1999, 38, 3695-3698.

39.       Lee, L. W. M.; Piers, W. E.; Elsegood, M. R. J.; Clegg, W.; Parvez, M. “Synthesis of Dialkyl Scandium Complexes Supported by b-Diketiminato Ligands and Activation with Tris-(Pentafluorophenyl)borane." Organometallics 1999, 18, 2947-2949.

38.       Blackwell, J. M.; Foster, K. L.; Beck, V. H.; Piers, W. E.  "B(C6F5)3 Catalyzed Silation of Alcohols:  A Mild, General Method for Synthesis of Silyl Ethers." J. Org. Chem. 1999, 64, 4887-4892.

37.       Williams, V. C.; Piers, W. E.; Clegg, W.; Collins, S.; Marder, T. B. "New Bifunctional Perfluoroaryl Boranes.  Synthesis and Reactivity of the ortho-Phenylene Bridged Diboranes 1,2-[B(C6F5)2]2C6X4 (X = H, F)." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 3244-3245.

36.       Cook, K. S.; Piers, W. E.; Rettig; S. J. "Reactions of Bis-(Pentafluorophenyl)borane with Cp2Ta(=CH2)CH3.” Organometallics 1999, 18, 1575-1577.

35.       Parks, D. J.; Piers, W. E. "Hydroboration of Vinylsilanes with Bis-(pentafluorophenyl)borane:  Ground State b-Silicon Effects." Tetrahedron 1998, 54, 15469-15488.

34.       Parks, D. J.; Piers, W. E.; Yap, G. P. A. "Synthesis, Properties and Hydroboration Activity of the Highly Electrophilic Borane Bis-(Pentafluorophenyl)borane, HB(C6F5)2." Organometallics 1998, 17, 5492-5503.

33.       Piers, W. E.; Sun, Y.; Lee, L. W. M. “Zwitterionic Metallocenes via Reactions of Organozirconocenes With Highly Electrophilic Perfluorophenyl Substituted Boranes." Topics in Catalysis 1999, 7, 133-143.

32.       Köhler, K.; Piers, W. E. “Ketone Coordination by the Bifunctional Lewis Acid tBuCH=C[B(C6F5)2]2." Can. J. Chem. 1998,76, 1249-1255.

31.       Köhler, K.; Piers, W. E.; Xin, S.; Feng, Y.; Bravakis, A. M.; Jarvis, A. P.; Collins, S.; Clegg, W.; Yap G. P. A.; Marder, T. B. “Bifunctional Lewis Acid Activators for Olefin Polymerization. RCH=C[B(C6F5)2]2 (R = t-Bu, C6H5, C6F5)." Organometallics 1998, 17, 3557-3566.

30.       Sun, Y.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M. “The Solid State Structure of Bis-(pentafluorophenyl)zinc." Can. J. Chem. 1998, 76, 513-518.

29.       Spence R. E. v H.; Piers, W. E.; Sun, Y.; Parvez, M.; MacGillivray, L. R.; Zaworotko, M. J. “Mechanistic Aspects of the Reactions of Bis-(Pentafluorophenyl)borane with the Bis-Alkyl Zirconocenes Cp2ZrR2 (R = CH3, CH2SiMe3, and CH2C6H5)." Organometallics 1998, 17, 2459-2469.

28.       Parks, D. J.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.; Atencio, R.; Zaworotko, M. J.  “Synthesis, Solution and Solid State Structures of Tris(pentafluorophenyl)borane Adducts of PhC(O)X (X = H, Me, OEt and NPri2)." Organometallics 1998, 17, 1369-1377.

27.       Sun, Y.; Piers, W. E.; Rettig, S. J. “A Zwitterionic Olefin Polymerization Catalyst Derived From Cp2Zr(h2-C2H4)PPh2Me and B(C6F5)3.” Chem. Commun. 1998, 127-128.

26.       Piers, W. E. “Zwitterionic Metallocenes.” Chem. Eur. J. 1998, 4, 13-18.

25.       Piers, W. E.; Chivers, T. “Pentafluorophenylboranes: From Obscurity to Applications." Chem. Soc. Rev. 1997, 345-355.

24.       Sun, Y.; Piers, W. E.; Yap, G. P. A. “Acetone and Acetophenone Adducts of the Zwitterionic Zirconocene Cp*[(h5-C5Me4CH2B(C6F5)3]ZrC6H5.” Organometallics 1997, 16, 2509-2513.

23.       Sun, Y.; Spence R. E. v H.; Piers, W. E.; Parvez, M.; Yap, G. P. A. “Intramolecular Ion-Ion Interactions in Zwitterionic Metallocene Olefin Polymerization Catalysts Derived from “Tucked-In"Catalyst Precursors and the Highly Electrophilic Boranes XB(C6F5)2 (X = H, C6F5)." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 5132-5143.

22.       Blackwell, J.; Lehr, C.; Sun, Y.; Piers, W. E.; Pearce-Batchilder, S. D.; Zaworotko, M. J.; Young, V. G. Jr. “Synthesis and Characterization of Organometallic Hydro-Tris-pyrazolylborate Derivatives of Scandium via Alkane Elimination." Can. J. Chem. 1997, 75, 702-708.

21.       Sun, Y.; Piers, W. E.; Rettig, S. J. “Reactions of Bis-(pentafluorophenyl)borane with Phosphine Stabilized Olefin Complexes of Zirconocene.” Organometallics 1996, 15, 4110-4112.

20.       Mu, Y.; Piers, W. E.; MacQuarrie, D. C.; Zaworotko, M. J. “Zirconium Complexes of a Cyclopentadienyl-Amido Ligand with a Pendant Amine Donor Via Amine and Alkane Elmination." Can. J. Chem. 1996, 74, 1696-1701.

19.       Fischer, J. M.; Piers, W. E.; Ziegler, T.; MacGillivray, L. R.; Zaworotko, M. J. “Permethyltitanocene Derivatives with Naked Chalcogen Ligands: Synthesis of [Cp*2Ti]2(m-E) and Cp*2Ti(h2-E2) and the Role of the Terminal Chalcogenides Cp*2Ti(E) in their Interconversion.  (E = Se, Te).”  Chem. Eur. J. 1996, 2, 1221-1228.

18.       Parks, D. J.; Piers, W. E. “Tris(pentafluorophenyl)boron Catalyzed Hydrosilation of Aromatic Aldehydes, Ketones and Esters." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1996, 118, 9440-9441.

17.       Mu, Y.; Piers, W. E.; MacQuarrie, D. C.; Zaworotko, M. J.; Young, V. G. Jr. “Use of Alkane Elimination in the One-Step Synthesis of Organoscandium Complexes Containing a New Multidentate Cyclopentadienyl Ligand." Organometallics 1996, 15, 2720-2726.

16.       Fischer, J. M.; Piers, W. E.; Young, V. G. Jr. “The Crystal Structure of Pentamethylcyclopentadienyl p-h5 s-h1-Tetramethylfulvene Titanium(III).” Organometallics, 1996, 15, 2410-2412.

15.       Fischer, J. M.; Piers, W. E.; Pearce-Batchilder, S. D.; Zaworotko, M. J.  “Titanium Mediated Heterodehydrocoupling of Tributylstannane and Tellurium.  X-Ray Structure of (C5Me5)2TiTeSn(C6H5)3." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1996, 118, 283-284.

14.       Mu, Y.; Piers, W. E.; MacDonald, M.; Zaworotko, M. J.  “Attachment of C5Me4HSi(Me2)NH-t-C4H9 to Yttrium via Amine Elimination.  X-ray Structure of [(h5-C5Me4)Si(Me2)N-t-C4H9]YN(SiMe3)2." Can. J. Chem. 1995, 73, 2233-2237.

13.       Spence, R. E. v H.; Piers, W. E. “Towards One Component Group 4 Homogeneous Ziegler-Natta Olefin Polymerization Catalysts:  Hydroboration of Zirconium Bis-Alkyls with Pendant 2-Propenyl Groups Using [(C6F5)2BH]2.”  Organometallics 1995, 14, 4617-4624.

12.       Spence, R. E. v H.; Piers, W. E.; MacGillivray, L. R.; Zaworotko, M. J.  “Bis-(Pentafluorophenyl)borane Chloride." Acta Cryst. Ser. C 1995, C51, 1688-1690.

11.       Fischer, J. M.; Piers, W. E.; MacGillivray, L. R.; Zaworotko, M. J. “Permethytitanocene Tellurides and Ditellurides.  X-Ray Structures of [(C5Me5)2Ti]2(m-Te) and (C5Me5)2Ti(h2-Te2)." Inorg. Chem. 1995, 34, 2499-2500.

10.       Parks, D. J.; Spence, R. E. v H.; Piers, W. E.  “Bis-(Pentafluorophenyl)borane:  Synthesis, Properties and Preliminary Hydroboration Chemistry of a Highly Electrophilic Borane Reagent." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 1995, 34, 809-811.

9.         Spence, R. E. v H.; Parks, D. J.; Piers, W. E.; MacDonald, M., Zaworotko, M. J.; Rettig, S. J. “Competing Pathways in the Reaction of Bis-(Pentafluorophenyl)borane with Dimethylzirconocene:  Methane Elimination vs Methyl-Hydride Exchange and an Example of Pentacoordinate Carbon." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 1995, 34, 1230-1233.

8.         Piers, W. E.; Mu, Y.; MacGillivray, L. R.; Zaworotko, M. J.  “New Ligand Environments for Soluble Ziegler-Natta Olefin Polymerization Catalyst Precursors.  X-Ray Structures of [(h5-C5Me4Si(Me2)OCH2C4H7NH)ZrCl3 and [(h5-C5Me4SiMe3)2Zr2(CH3)2(m-h5-C5H9NO)2].” Polyhedron 1995, 14, 1-14.

7.         Piers, W. E.; Parks, D. J.; MacGillivray, L. R. and Zaworotko, M. J.  “Mechanistic Aspects of the Thermal and Photochemical Interconversion of Permethylscandocene Tellurolates and Tellurides.  X-ray Structures of (C5Me5)2ScTeCH2C6H5, [(C5Me5)2Sc]2(m-Te) and [(C5Me5)2Sc]2(m-Se)." Organometallics 1994, 13, 4547-4558.

6.         Piers, W. E.; Ferguson, G.; Gallagher, J. F. “Sterically Enforced Linearity in a Bridging Telluride Ligand.  X-Ray Structure of {(CH3)3Si[(t-C4H9)C5H3]2Sc(PMe3)}2(m-Te)." Inorg. Chem. 1994, 33, 3784-3787.

5.         Piers, W. E. “Evidence for Concerted Extrusion of TeR2 From Permethylscandocene Tellurolates." J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Commun. 1994, 309-310.

4.         Piers, W. E.; MacGillivray, L. R.; Zaworotko, M.  “Reversible Interconversion of Permethylscandocene Tellurolates and Tellurides.  X-Ray Structure of [(C5Me5)2Sc]2(m-Te)." Organometallics 1993, 12, 4723-4725.

3.         Piers, W. E.; Whittal, R. M.; Gallagher, J. F.; Ferguson, G.; Froese, R. D. J.; Stronks, H. J.; Krygsman, P. H. “Structure and Bonding in Bis-Stannylene Adducts of Zirconocene and (1,1’-Dimethyl)zirconocene." Organometallics 1992, 11, 4015-4022.

2.         Piers, W. E.; Koch, L.; Ridge, D. S.; MacGillvray, L. R.; Zaworotko, M. "A Cationic  Thiolato Complex of Zirconocene:  Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Thermal  Decomposition Studies." Organometallics 1992, 11, 3148-3152.

1.Whittal, R. M.; Gallagher, J. F.; Ferguson, G.; Piers, W. E. "Synthesis and Reactivity of Bis-Stannylene Adducts of Zirconocene and (1,1'-Dimethyl)zirconocene.X-Ray Crystal Structure of (C5H4CH3)2Zr{Sn[CH(SiMe3)2]2}2." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1991, 113, 9867-9678.