Research Areas
Inorganic Chemistry
Selected Recent Publications

Arthur, L. G., III; Colella, S. M. A.; Blanch, R. J.; Bian, N.; Jones, M., Jr.; Lahti, P. M.; Kalgutkar, R., "Addition reactions of p-carboranylcarbene. EPR Spectra of m-carboranylcarbene and p-carboranylcarbene." Tetrahedron Letters 1995, 36 (30), 5299-5302.

Blake, M. E.; Bartlett, K. L.; Jones, M., "A m-benzyne to o-benzyne conversion through a 1,2-shift of a phenyl group." Journal of the American Chemical Society 2003, 125 (21), 6485-6490.

Blake, M. E.; Jones, M.; Zheng, F. M.; Moss, R. A., "Fragmentation of alkoxychlorocarbenes in the gas phase." Tetrahedron Letters 2002, 43 (16), 3069-3071.

Bradley, A. Z.; Cohen, A. D.; Jones, A. C.; Ho, D. M.; Jones, M., "Photolysis of naphthocarborane and benzocarborane in oxygen." Tetrahedron Letters 2000, 41 (45), 8695-8698.

Bradley, A. Z.; Link, A. J.; Biswas, K.; Kahne, D.; Schwartz, J.; Jones, M.; Zhu, Z. D.; Platz, M. S., "Hydrogen abstraction on photolysis of a naphthocarborane." Tetrahedron Letters 2000, 41 (45), 8691-8694.

Bradley, A. Z.; Ulrich, S. M.; Jones, M.; Jones, S. M., "Teaching the sophomore organic course without a lecture. Are you crazy?" Journal of Chemical Education 2002, 79 (4), 514-519.

Craciun, L.; Ho, D. M.; Jones, M.; Pascal, R. A., "A carboranylpentaphenylbenzene." Tetrahedron Letters 2004, 45 (25), 4985-4987.

Cummins, J. M.; Pelczer, I.; Jones, M., "(2-vinylcyclopropyl)carbenes. More stepwise mechanisms for ring-expansion." Journal of the American Chemical Society 1999, 121 (33), 7595-7599.

Cummins, J. M.; Porter, T. A.; Jones, M., "Stepwise mechanisms in cyclopropylcarbene reactions." Journal of the American Chemical Society 1998, 120 (26), 6473-6476.

Klaerner, F.-G.; Jones, M., Jr.; Magid, R. M., "William von Eggers Doering's Many Research Achievements during the First 65 Years of his Career in Chemistry." Accounts of Chemical Research 2009, 42 (1), 169-181.

Krasutsky, P. A.; Kolomitsin, I. V.; Carlson, R. M.; Jones, M., "A new one-step method for oxaadamantane synthesis." Tetrahedron Letters 1996, 37 (32), 5673-5674.

Lu, P. J.; Pan, W. T.; Jones, M., "Benzocyclohex-1-en-3-yne at high temperature." Journal of the American Chemical Society 1998, 120 (33), 8315-8318.

Pan, W. T.; Hendrick, M. E.; Jones, M., "Triplet carbenes and cyclooctatetraene. 1,4-addition is more common than we thought." Tetrahedron Letters 1999, 40 (16), 3085-3088.

Pan, W. T.; Ho, D. M.; Pascal, R. A.; Jones, M., "Reaction of dicarboethoxycarbene with 1,3-cyclooctadiene. Entry to the trans-bicyclo 6.1.0 non-cis-2-ene system." Tetrahedron Letters 1999, 40 (16), 3089-3092.

Pan, W. T.; Jones, M.; Esat, B.; Lahti, P. M., "Photolysis of naphtho b cyclopropene. Detection of a diradical intermediate." Tetrahedron Letters 1998, 39 (12), 1505-1508.

Polishchuk, A. L.; Bartlett, K. L.; Friedman, L. A.; Jones, M., "A p-benzyne to m-benzyne conversion through a 1,2-shift of a phenyl group. Completion of the benzyne cascade." Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry 2004, 17 (9), 798-806.

Rablen, P. R.; Paiz, A. A.; Thuronyi, B. W.; Jones, M., Jr., "Computational Investigation of the Mechanism of Addition of Singlet Carbenes to Bicyclobutanes." Journal of Organic Chemistry 2009, 74 (11), 4252-4261.

Robert, M.; Snoonian, J. R.; Platz, M. S.; Wu, G. X.; Hong, H.; Thamattoor, D. M.; Jones, M., "A laser flash photolysis study of dibromocarbene and bromochlorocarbene." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 1998, 102 (3), 587-592.

Ruck, R. T.; Jones, M., "Bicyclo 2.2.1 heptan-1-ylcarbene can ring expand." Tetrahedron Letters 1998, 39 (25), 4433-4436.

Ruck, R. T.; Jones, M., "Solvent perturbs the reactivity of tert-butylcarbene." Tetrahedron Letters 1998, 39 (16), 2277-2280.

Suhrada, C. P.; Pan, W. T.; Jones, M., "Cyclohept-1-en-3-yne." Tetrahedron 1999, 55 (51), 14547-14554.

Wu, G. X.; Jones, M.; Walton, R.; Lahti, P. M., "2-biphenylenylcarbene." Journal of Organic Chemistry 1998, 63 (16), 5368-5371.

Ye, Q.; Jones, M.; Chen, T.; Shevlin, P. B., "Bicyclo 2.2.2 octylidene." Tetrahedron Letters 2001, 42 (40), 6979-6981.

Ye, Q.; Komarov, I. V.; Kirby, A. J.; Jones, M., "3,5,7-trimethyl-1-azatricyclo,7) decan-2-ylidene, an aminocarbene without pi conjugation." Journal of Organic Chemistry 2002, 67 (26), 9288-9294.

Ye, Q.; Li, J.; Jones, M.; Wu, H. T.; McKee, M. L.; Shevlin, P. B., "9-carboranylcarbene by indirection." Tetrahedron Letters 2002, 43 (5), 735-736.