Blending the boundaries of main-group and transition metal chemistry

Single-Centre Ambiphile concepts

A new ligand class which takes advantage of the ambiphilic nature of monomeric low-valent p-block compounds: meet the Single Centre Ambiphiles!

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Chelating Bis-Phosphindenes

We all know about chelating bis-phosphine ligands, but what about bis-phosphinidenes? Same number of phosphrous centres, with twice the number of lone pairs!

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Fundamental Beryllium chemistry

The chemistry of the group 2 elements is extremely well studied, but beryllium has been left behind for the most part. Here we’re finding out what the smallest metal ion of the periodic table can do!

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