2005-2009

Schmink, J.R.; Leadbeater, N.E. Probing “microwave effects” using Raman spectroscopy, Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry20097, 3842-3846.

Boucher, M.B.; Weed, C.; Leadbeater, N.E.; Wilhite, B.A.; Stuart, J.D.; Parnas, R.S. Pilot Scale Two-phase Continuous Flow Biodiesel Production via Novel Laminar Flow Reactor-Separator, Energy and Fuels200923, 2750-2756.

Shoemaker, K.A., Leadbeater, N.E. A fast and easy approach to the synthesis of Zeise’s salt using microwave heating, Inorganic Chemistry Communications200912, 341-342.

Schmink, J.R.; Leadbeater, N.E. Palladium-Catalyzed Synthesis of Diarylmethanes: Exploitation of Carbanionic Leaving Groups, Organic Letters200911, 2575-2578.

Stencel, L.M.; Kormos, C.M.; Avery, K.B.; Leadbeater, N.E. Assessment and use of two silicon carbide multi-well plates for library synthesis and proteolytic digests using microwave heating, Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry20097, 2452-2457.

Avery, K.B.; Devine, W.G.; Kormos, C.M.; Leadbeater, N.E. Use of a silicon carbide multi-well plate in conjunction with microwave heating for rapid ligand synthesis, formation of palladium complexes and catalyst screening in a Suzuki coupling, Tetrahedron Letters200950, 2851-2853.

Iannelli, M.; Bergamelli, F.; Kormos, C.M.; Paravisi, S; Leadbeater, N.E. Application of a batch microwave unit for scale-up of alkoxycarbonylation reactions using a near-stoichiometric loading of carbon monoxide, Organic Process Research & Development200913, 634-637.

Kormos, C.M; Hull, R.M.; Leadbeater, N.E. Microwave Heating in Conjunction with UV Irradiation: a Tool for the Oxidation of 1,4-Dihydropyridines to Pyridines, Australian Journal of Chemistry200962, 51-57.

Schmink, J.R.; Holcomb, J.L.; Leadbeater, N.E. Testing the Validity of Microwave-Interfaced, in Situ Raman Spectroscopy as a Tool for Kinetic Studies, Organic Letters200911, 365-368.

McGowan, C.M.; Leadbeater, N.E. Clean, Fast Palladium-Catalyzed Reactions using Microwave Heating and Water as a solvent: The Heck Coupling as an Example, in Experiments in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Roesky, H. W.; Kennepohl, D. K. Eds, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2009, 97-107.

Voutchkova, A. Coplin, A.; Leadbeater, N.E.; Crabtree. R.H. Palladium-Catalyzed Decarboxylative Coupling of Aromatic Acids with Aryl Halides or Unactivated Arenes Using Microwave Heating, Chemical Communications2008, 6312-6314.

Schmink, J.R., Holcomb, J.L.; Leadbeater, N.E. Use of Raman spectroscopy as an In Situ Tool to Obtain Kinetic Data for Organic Transformations, Chemistry: A European Journal200814, 9943-9950.

Bowman, M.D.; Schmink, J.R.; McGowan, C.M.; Kormos, C.M.; Leadbeater, N.E. Scale-Up of Microwave-Promoted Reactions to the Multigram Level Using a Sealed-Vessel Microwave Apparatus, Organic Process Research & Development200812 (6), 1078-1088.

Velmathi, S.; Leadbeater, N.E.; Palladium-catalyzed cyanation of aryl halides using K4[Fe(CN)6] as cyanide source, water as solvent, and microwave heating, Tetrahedron Letters200849 (32), 4693-4694.

Kormos, C.M.; Leadbeater, N.E. Preparation of Nonsymmetrically Substituted Stilbenes in a One-Pot Two-Step Heck Strategy Using Ethene As a Reagent, Journal of Organic Chemistry200873, 3854-3858.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Shoemaker, K.M. Preparation of Ruthenium and Osmium Carbonyl Complexes Using Microwave Heating: Demonstrating the Use of a Gas-Loading Accessory and Real-Time Reaction Monitoring by Means of a Digital Camera, Organometallics200827 (6), 1254-1258.

Bowman, M.D.; Holcomb, J.L.; Kormos, C.M.; Leadbeater, N.E.; Williams, V.A. Approaches for Scale-Up of Microwave-Promoted Reactions, Organic Process Research and Development200812, 41-57.

Bowman, M.D.; Leadbeater, N.E.; Barnard, T.M. Watching microwave-promoted chemistry: reaction monitoring using a digital camera interfaced with a scientific microwave apparatus, Tetrahedron Letters200849, 195-198.

Dean, M.L.; Schmink, J.R.; Leadbeater, N.E.; Brückner, C. Microwave-promoted insertion of Group 10 metals into free base porphyrins and chlorins: scope and limitations. Dalton Transactions2008, 1341-1345.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Schmink, J.R. Use of Raman spectroscopy as a tool for in situ monitoring of microwave-promoted reactions, Nature Protocols20083, 1-7.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Khan, M.R. Microwave-Promoted Desulfurization of Heavy and Sulfur-Containing Crude Oil, Energy and Fuels200822, 1836-1839.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Barnard, T.M.; Stencel, L.M. Batch and continuous-flow preparation of biodiesel derived from vegetable oil and butanol using acid catalysis facilitated by microwave heating, Energy and Fuels200822 (3), 2005-2008.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Smith, R.J. In situ Raman spectroscopy as a probe for the effect of power on microwave-promoted Suzuki coupling reactions.Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 2007, , 2770-2774.

Kormos, C.M.; Leadbeater, N.E. Alkoxycarbonylation reactions performed using near stoichiometric quantities of CO, Synlett, 2007, 2006-2010.

Barnard, T.M.; Leadbeater, N.E.; Boucher, M.B.; Stencel, L.M.; Wilhite, B.A. Continuous-Flow Preparation of Biodiesel Using Microwave Heating, Energy and Fuels, 2007, 1777.

Collins, J.M.; Leadbeater, N.E. Microwave energy: a versatile tool for the biosciences, Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 2007, 1141-1150.

Amore, K.M.; Leadbeater, N.E. Microwave-Promoted Esterification Reactions: Optimization and Scale-Up, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2007, 28, 473-477.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Smith, R.J.; Barnard, T.M. Using in situ Raman monitoring as a tool for rapid optimisation and scale-up of microwave-promoted organic synthesis: esterification as an example, Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 2007, 822-825.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Stencel, L.M.; Wood, E.C. Probing the effects of microwave irradiation on enzyme-catalysed organic transformations: the case of lipase-catalysed transesterification reactions, Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 2007, 1052-1055.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Schmink, J.R. Use of a scientific microwave apparatus for rapid optimization of reaction conditions in a monomode function and then substrate screening in a multimode function, Tetrahedron, 2007, 63, 6764-6773.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Smith, R.J. Real-Time Monitoring of Microwave-Promoted Suzuki Coupling Reactions Using in Situ Raman Spectroscopy, Organic Letters20068, 4589-4591.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Williams, V.A., Barnard, T.M.; Collins, M.J. Solvent-free, open-vessel microwave-promoted Heck couplings: From the mmol to the mol scale, Synlett2006, 2953-2958.

Barnard, T.M.; Leadbeater, N.E. Real-time monitoring of microwave-promoted organometallic ligand-substitution reactions using in-situ Raman spectroscopy, Chemical Communications2006, 3615-3616.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Stencel, L.M. Fast, easy preparation of biodiesel using microwave heating, Energy and Fuels200620, 2281-2283.

Kormos, C.M.; Leadbeater N.E. Microwave-Promoted Hydroxycarbonylation in Water Using Gaseous Carbon Monoxide and Pre-Pressurized Reaction Vessels, Synlett2006, 1663-1666.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Williams, V.A.; Barnard T.M.; Collins M.J. Open-Vessel Microwave-Promoted Suzuki Reactions Using Low Levels of Palladium Catalyst: Optimization and Scale-Up, Organic Process Research and Development200610, 833-837.

Leadbeater, N.E. Microwaves in organic chemistry – Preface to a Symposium in Print, Tetrahedron200662, 4633.

Kormos, C.M.; Leadbeater, N.E. Direct conversion of aryl halides to phenols using high temperature or near-critical water and microwave heating, Tetrahedron200662, 4728-4732.

Chanthavong, F.; Leadbeater, N.E. The application of organic bases in microwave-promoted Suzuki coupling reactions in water, Tetrahedron Letters200647, 1909-1912.

Arvela, R.K.; Leadbeater, N.E.; Mack, T.L.; Kormos, C.M. Microwave-promoted Suzuki coupling reactions with organotrifluoroborates in water using ultra-low catalyst loadings, Tetrahedron Letters200647, 217-220.

Arvela, R.K.; Leadbeater, N.E.; Mack, T.L.; Kormos, C.M. Microwave-promoted Suzuki coupling reactions with organotrifluoroborates in water using ultra-low catalyst loadings, Tetrahedron Letters, 2006, 47, 217-220.

Arvela, R.K.; Leadbeater, N.E.; Collins, M.J. Automated batch scale-up of microwave-promoted Suzuki and Heck coupling reactions in water using ultra-low metal catalyst concentrations, Tetrahedron200561, 9349-9355.

Leadbeater, N.E. Fast, easy, clean chemistry by using water as a solvent and microwave heating: the Suzuki coupling as an illustration, Chemical Communications2005, 2881-2902.

Arvela, R.K.; Leadbeater, N.E. Suzuki coupling of aryl chlorides with phenylboronic acid in water, using microwave heating with simultaneous cooling, Organic Letters20057, 2101-2104.

Leadbeater, N.E.; Pillsbury, S.J.; Shanahan, E.; Williams V.A. An assessment of the technique of simultaneous cooling in conjunction with microwave heating for organic synthesis, Tetrahedron200561, 3565-3585.

Arvela, R.K.; Leadbeater, N.E. Microwave-promoted Heck coupling using ultralow metal catalyst concentrations, Journal of Organic Chemistry200570, 1786-1790.

Arvela, R.K.; Leadbeater, N.E.; Sangi, M.S.; Williams, V.A.; Granados, P.; Singer, R. D.A reassessment of the transition-metal free Suzuki-type coupling methodology, Journal of Organic Chemistry200570, 161-168.