Publications: John Berry

SantaLucia, D. J.; Berry, J. F., Antiferromagnetic Exchange and Metal-Metal Bonding in Roussin’s Black Sulfur and Selenium Salts. Inorg. Chem. 2021, 60 (21), 16241-16255. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c02052

Aristov, M. M.; Moore, J. W.; Berry, J. F., Library of 3D Visual Teaching Tools for the Chemistry Classroom Accessible via Sketchfab and Viewable in Augmented Reality. J. Chem. Educ. 2021, 98 (9), 3032-3037. 10.1021/acs.jchemed.1c00460

Hao, W.; Bay, K. L.; Harris, C. F.; King, D. S.; Guzei, I. A.; Aristov, M. M.; Zhuang, Z.; Plata, R. E.; Hill, D. E.; Houk, K. N.; Berry, J. F.; Yu, J. Q.; Blackmond, D. G., Probing Catalyst Speciation in Pd-MPAAM-Catalyzed Enantioselective C(sp(3))-H Arylation: Catalyst Improvement via Destabilization of Off-Cycle Species. ACS Catalysis 2021, 11 (17), 11040-11048. 10.1021/acscatal.1c02805

Nicolini, A.; Affronte, M.; SantaLucia, D. J.; Borsari, M.; Cahier, B.; Caleffi, M.; Ranieri, A.; Berry, J. F.; Cornia, A., Tetrairon(ii) extended metal atom chains as single-molecule magnets. Dalton Trans 2021, 50 (22), 7571-7589. 10.1039/d1dt01007g

Trenerry, M. J.; Wallen, C. M.; Brown, T. R.; Park, S. V.; Berry, J. F., Spontaneous N-2 formation by a diruthenium complex enables electrocatalytic and aerobic oxidation of ammonia. Nature Chemistry 2021. 10.1038/s41557-021-00797-w

Chipman, J. A.; Berry, J. F., Paramagnetic Metal-Metal Bonded Heterometallic Complexes. Chemical Reviews 2020, 120 (5), 2409-2447. 10.1021/acs.chemrev.9b00540

Han, H. X.; Carozza, J. C.; Zhou, Z.; Zhang, Y. X.; Wei, Z.; Abakumov, A. M.; Filatov, A. S.; Chen, Y. S.; SantaLucia, D. J.; Berry, J. F.; Dikarev, E. V., Heterotrimetallic Precursor with 2:2:1 Metal Ratio Requiring at Least a Pentanuclear Molecular Assembly. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2020, 142 (29), 12767-12776. 10.1021/jacs.0c05139

Kumar, P.; SantaLucia, D. J.; Kaniewska-Laskowska, K.; Lindeman, S. V.; Ozarowski, A.; Krzystek, J.; Ozerov, M.; Telser, J.; Berry, J. F.; Fiedler, A. T., Probing the Magnetic Anisotropy of Co(II) Complexes Featuring Redox-Active Ligands. Inorg. Chem. 2020, 59 (22), 16178-16193. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c01812

Luong, L. M. C.; Aristov, M. M.; Adams, A. V.; Walters, D. T.; Berry, J. F.; Olmstead, M. M.; Balch, A. L., Unsymmetrical Coordination of Bipyridine in Three-Coordinate Gold(I) Complexes. Inorg. Chem. 2020, 59 (6), 4109-4117. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c00138

Park, S. V.; Fry, C. G.; Bill, E.; Berry, J. F., A metastable Ru(III)azido complex with metallo-Staudinger reactivity. Chemical Communications 2020, 56 (73), 10738-10741. 10.1039/d0cc04426a

Anderson, B. G.; Cressy, D.; Patel, J. J.; Harris, C. F.; Yap, G. P. A.; Berry, J. F.; Darko, A., Synthesis and Catalytic Properties of Dirhodium Paddlewheel Complexes with Tethered, Axially Coordinating Thioether Ligands. Inorg. Chem. 2019, 58 (3), 1728-1732. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b02627

Halder, P.; SantaLucia, D. J.; Park, S. V.; Berry, J. F., From Pincer to Paddlewheel: C-H and C-S Bond Activation at Bis(2-pyridylthio)methane by Palladium(II). Inorg. Chem. 2019, 58 (4), 2270-2274. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b03568

Pakula, R. J.; Martinez, A. M.; Noten, E. A.; Harris, C. F.; Berry, J. F., New chromium, molybdenum, and cobalt complexes of the chelating esp ligand. Polyhedron 2019, 161, 93-103. 10.1016/j.poly.2018.12.045

Warzecha, E.; Berto, T. C.; Wilkinson, C. C.; Berry, J. F., Rhodium Rainbow: A Colorful Laboratory Experiment Highlighting Ligand Field Effects of Dirhodium Tetraacetate. J. Chem. Educ. 2019, 96 (3), 571-576. 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00648

Brown, T. R.; Lange, J. P.; Mortimer, M. J.; Berry, J. F., New Oxypyridinate Paddlewheel Ligands for Alkane-Soluble, Sterically-Protected Ru-2(II,III) and Ru-2(II,II) Complexes. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57 (16), 10331-10340. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b01553

Chipman, J. A.; Berry, J. F., Extraordinarily Large Ferromagnetic Coupling (J >= 150 cm(-1)) by Electron Delocalization in a Heterometallic Mo(sic)Mo-Ni Chain Complex. Chem.-Eur. J 2018, 24 (7), 1494-+. 10.1002/chem.201704588

Chipman, J. A.; Berry, J. F., Facile Axial Ligand Substitution in Linear Mo(sic)Mo-Ni Complexes. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57 (15), 9354-9363. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b01331

Pakula, R. J.; Berry, J. F., Cobalt complexes of the chelating dicarboxylate ligand “esp”: a paddlewheel-type dimer and a heptanuclear coordination cluster. Dalton Trans 2018, 47 (39), 13887-13893. 10.1039/c8dt03030h

Pakula, R. J.; Srebro-Hooper, M.; Fry, C. G.; Reich, H. J.; Autschbach, J.; Berry, J. F., Palladium Acetate Revisited: Unusual Ring-Current Effects, One-Electron Reduction, and Metal-Metal Bonding. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57 (14), 8046-8049. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b01369

Pattengale, B.; SantaLucia, D. J.; Yang, S. Z.; Hu, W. H.; Liu, C. M.; Zhang, X. Y.; Berry, J. F.; Huang, J., Direct Observation of Node-to-Node Communication in Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2018, 140 (37), 11573-11576. 10.1021/jacs.8b06727

Ren, Z.; Sunderland, T. L.; Tortoreto, C.; Yang, T.; Berry, J. F.; Musaev, D. G.; Davies, H. M. L., Comparison of Reactivity and Enantioselectivity between Chiral Bimetallic Catalysts: Bismuth Rhodium- and Dirhodium-Catalyzed Carbene Chemistry. ACS Catalysis 2018, 8 (11), 10676-10682. 10.1021/acscatal.8b03054

Berry, J. F.; Lu, C. C., Metal-Metal Bonds: From Fundamentals to Applications. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56 (14), 7577-7581. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b01330

Berry, J. F.; Thomas, C. M., Multimetallic complexes: synthesis and applications. Dalton Trans 2017, 46 (17), 5472-5473. 10.1039/c7dt90057k

Corcos, A. R.; Berry, J. F., Anilinopyridinate-supported Ru-2(x+) (x=5 or 6) paddlewheel complexes with labile axial ligands. Dalton Trans 2017, 46 (17), 5532-5539. 10.1039/c6dt04328c

Corcos, A. R.; Roy, M. D.; Killian, M. M.; Dillon, S.; Brunold, T. C.; Berry, J. F., Electronic Structure of Anilinopyridinate-Supported Ru-2(5+) Paddlewheel Compounds. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56 (23), 14662-14670. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b02557

Huang, M. X.; Yang, T.; Paretsky, J. D.; Berry, J. F.; Schomaker, J. M., Inverting Steric Effects: Using “Attractive” Noncovalent Interactions To Direct Silver-Catalyzed Nitrene Transfer. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2017, 139 (48), 17376-17386. 10.1021/jacs.7b07619

Park, S. V.; Berry, J. F., Synthesis, characterization and solution behavior of a systematic series of pentapyridyl-supported Ru-II complexes: comparison to bimetallic analogs. Dalton Trans 2017, 46 (28), 9118-9125. 10.1039/c7dt01847a

Weatherly, C.; Alderson, J. M.; Berry, J. F.; Hein, J. E.; Schomaker, J. M., Catalyst-Controlled Nitrene Transfer by Tuning Metal:Ligand Ratios: Insight into the Mechanisms of Chemoselectivity. Organometallics 2017, 36 (8), 1649-1661. 10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00190

Berry, J. F., Two-Center/Three-Electron Sigma Half-Bonds in Main Group and Transition Metal Chemistry. Accounts of Chemical Research 2016, 49 (1), 27-34. 10.1021/acs.accounts.5b00517

Christian, J. H.; Brogden, D. W.; Bindra, J. K.; Kinyon, J. S.; van Tol, J.; Wang, J. F.; Berry, J. F.; Dalal, N. S., Enhancing the Magnetic Anisotropy of Linear Cr(II) Chain Compounds Using Heavy Metal Substitutions. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55 (13), 6376-6383. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b02545

Corcos, A. R.; Pap, J. S.; Yang, T.; Berry, J. F., A Synthetic Oxygen Atom Transfer Photocycle from a Diruthenium Oxyanion Complex. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2016, 138 (31), 10032-10040. 10.1021/jacs.6b05942

Dolan, N. S.; Scamp, R. J.; Yang, T.; Berry, J. F.; Schomaker, J. M., Catalyst-Controlled and Tunable, Chemoselective Silver-Catalyzed Intermolecular Nitrene Transfer: Experimental and Computational Studies. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2016, 138 (44), 14658-14667. 10.1021/jacs.6b07981

Dolinar, B. S.; Berry, J. F., Influence of Lewis acid charge and proximity in Mo(sic)Mo center dot center dot center dot M linear chain compounds with M = Na+, Ca2+, Sr2+, and Y3+. Polyhedron 2016, 103, 71-78. 10.1016/j.poly.2015.09.028

Haines, B. E.; Berry, J. F.; Yu, J. Q.; Musaey, D. G., Factors Controlling Stability and Reactivity of Dimeric Pd(II) Complexes in C-H Functionalization Catalysis. ACS Catalysis 2016, 6 (2), 829-839. 10.1021/acscatal.5b02447

Sunderland, T. L.; Berry, J. F., Metal-Metal Single Bonds with the Magnetic Anisotropy of Quadruple Bonds: A Systematic Series of Heterobimetallic Bismuth(II)-Rhodium(II) Formamidinate Complexes. Chem.-Eur. J 2016, 22 (51), 18564-18571. 10.1002/chem.201604007

Sunderland, T. L.; Berry, J. F., Expanding the family of heterobimetallic Bi-Rh paddlewheel carboxylate complexes via equatorial carboxylate exchange. Dalton Trans 2016, 45 (1), 50-55. 10.1039/c5dt03740a

Sunderland, T. L.; Berry, J. F., The first bismuth(II)-rhodium(II) oxypyridinate paddlewheel complexes: synthesis and structural characterization. J. Coord. Chem. 2016, 69 (11-13), 1949-1956. 10.1080/00958972.2016.1177178

Berry, J. F., Metal-metal multiple bonded intermediates in catalysis. Journal of Chemical Sciences 2015, 127 (2), 209-214. 10.1007/s12039-015-0773-6

Berto, T. C.; Zhang, L. H.; Hamers, R. J.; Berry, J. F., Electrolyte Dependence of CO2 Electroreduction: Tetraalkylammonium Ions Are Not Electrocatalysts. ACS Catalysis 2015, 5 (2), 703-707. 10.1021/cs501641z

Brogden, D. W.; Berry, J. F., Not all density functionals are created equal: the case of the missing electron in the oxidized W-W equivalent to O (7+) core. Chemical Communications 2015, 51 (44), 9153-9156. 10.1039/c5cc02917a

Brogden, D. W.; Berry, J. F., Heterometallic Second-Row Transition Metal Chain Compounds in Two Charge States: Syntheses, Properties, and Electronic Structures of {Mo-Mo-Ru}(6+/7+) Chains. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54 (15), 7660-7665. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b01370

Brogden, D. W.; Christian, J. H.; Dalal, N. S.; Berry, J. F., Completing the series of Group VI heterotrimetallic M2Cr(dpa)(4)Cl-2 (M-2 = Cr-2, Mo-2, MoW and W-2) compounds and investigating their metal-metal interactions using density functional theory. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2015, 424, 241-247. 10.1016/j.ica.2014.08.020

Brown, T. R.; Dolinar, B. S.; Hillard, E. A.; Clerac, R.; Berry, J. F., Electronic Structure of Ru-2(II,II) Oxypyridinates: Synthetic, Structural, and Theoretical Insights into Axial Ligand Binding. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54 (17), 8571-8589. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b01241

Warzecha, E.; Berto, T. C.; Berry, J. F., Axial Ligand Coordination to the C-H Amination Catalyst Rh-2(esp)(2): A Structural and Spectroscopic Study. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54 (17), 8817-8824. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b01532

Yao, S. A.; Martin-Diaconescu, V.; Infante, I.; Lancaster, K. M.; Gotz, A. W.; DeBeer, S.; Berry, J. F., Electronic Structure of Ni2E2 Complexes (E = S, Se, Te) and a Global Analysis of M2E2 Compounds: A Case for Quantized E-2(n-) Oxidation Levels with n=2, 3, or 4. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2015, 137 (15), 4993-5011. 10.1021/ja511607j

Brogden, D. W.; Berry, J. F., Heterometallic Multiple Bonding: Delocalized Three-Center sigma and pi Bonding in Chains of 4d and 5d Transition Metals. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53 (21), 11354-11356. 10.1021/ic5024218

Brogden, D. W.; Turov, Y.; Nippe, M.; Manni, G. L.; Hillard, E. A.; Clerac, R.; Gagliardi, L.; Berry, J. F., Oxidative Stretching of Metal-Metal Bonds to Their Limits. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53 (9), 4777-4790. 10.1021/ic5007204

Dolinar, B. S.; Berry, J. F., Electronic tuning of Mo-2(thioamidate)(4) complexes through pi-system substituents and cis/trans isomerism. Dalton Trans 2014, 43 (16), 6165-6176. 10.1039/c4dt00297k

Kornecki, K. P.; Berry, J. F.; Powers, D. C.; Ritter, T., Metal-Metal Bond-Containing Complexes as Catalysts for C-H Functionalization. In Progress in Inorganic Chemistry, Vol 58, Karlin, K. D., Ed. 2014; Vol. 58, pp 225-302.

Yao, S. A.; Corcos, A. R.; Infante, I.; Hillard, E. A.; Clerac, R.; Berry, J. F., An “Intermediate Spin” Nickel Hydride Complex Stemming from De localized Ni-2(mu-H)(2) Bonding. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2014, 136 (39), 13538-13541.

Corcos, A. R.; Long, A. K. M.; Guzei, I. A.; Berry, J. F., A Synthetic Cycle for Nitrogen Atom Transfer Featuring a Diruthenium Nitride Intermediate. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2013, 2013 (22-23), 3808-3811. 10.1002/ejic.201300180

Dolinar, B. S.; Berry, J. F., Lewis Acid Enhanced Axial Ligation of Mo-2 (4+) Complexes. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52 (8), 4658-4667. 10.1021/ic400275x

Kornecki, K. P.; Briones, J. F.; Boyarskikh, V.; Fullilove, F.; Autschbach, J.; Schrote, K. E.; Lancaster, K. M.; Davies, H. M. L.; Berry, J. F., Direct Spectroscopic Characterization of a Transitory Dirhodium Donor-Acceptor Carbene Complex. Science 2013, 342 (6156), 351-354. 10.1126/science.1243200

Yao, S. A.; Hansen, C. B.; Berry, J. F., A convenient, high-yielding, chromatography-free method for the insertion of transition metal acetates into porphyrins. Polyhedron 2013, 58, 2-6. 10.1016/j.poly.2012.05.038

Berry, J. F., The role of three-center/four-electron bonds in superelectrophilic dirhodium carbene and nitrene catalytic intermediates. Dalton Trans 2012, 41 (3), 700-713. 10.1039/c1dt11434d

Kornecki, K. P.; Berry, J. F., Introducing a mixed-valent dirhodium(II,III) catalyst with increased stability in C-H amination. Chemical Communications 2012, 48 (99), 12097-12099. 10.1039/c2cc36614b

Kornecki, K. P.; Berry, J. F., Dirhodium Catalysts That Bear Redox Noninnocent Chelating Dicarboxylate Ligands and Their Performance in Intra- and Intermolecular C-H Amination. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2012, (3), 562-568. 10.1002/ejic.201100814

Manni, G. L.; Dzubak, A. L.; Mulla, A.; Brogden, D. W.; Berry, J. F.; Gagliardi, L., Assessing Metal-Metal Multiple Bonds in Cr-Cr, Mo-Mo, and W-W Compounds and a Hypothetical U-U Compound: A Quantum Chemical Study Comparing DFT and Multireference Methods. Chem.-Eur. J 2012, 18 (6), 1737-1749. 10.1002/chem.201103096

Spencer, L. C.; Yao, S. A.; Berry, J. F.; Guzei, I. A., An example of the refinement of positional disorder modeled as compositional disorder in 5-(2-formylphenyl)-10,15,20-triphenylporphyrinato nickel(II). Acta Crystallographica Section C-Crystal Structure Communications 2012, 68, M197-M199. 10.1107/s010827011202642x

Timmer, G. H.; Berry, J. F., Electrophilic aryl C-H amination by dimetal nitrides: correlating electronic structure with reactivity. Chemical Science 2012, 3 (10), 3038-3052. 10.1039/c2sc20688a

Timmer, G. H.; Berry, J. F., Jahn-Teller distortion, ferromagnetic coupling, and electron delocalization in a high-spin Fe-Fe bonded dimer. Comptes Rendus Chimie 2012, 15 (2-3), 192-201. 10.1016/j.crci.2011.09.001

Turov, Y.; Berry, J. F., Synthesis, characterization and thermal properties of trimetallic N-3-Cr(sic)Cr center dot center dot center dot M-N-3 azide complexes with M = Cr, Mn, Fe, and Co. Dalton Trans 2012, 41 (26), 8153-8161. 10.1039/c2dt30150d

Yao, S. A.; Lancaster, K. M.; Gotz, A. W.; DeBeer, S.; Berry, J. F., X-ray Absorption Spectroscopic, Crystallographic, Theoretical (DFT) and Chemical Evidence for a Chalcogen-Chalcogen Two-Center/Three-Electron Half Bond in an Unprecedented “Subselenide” Se23-Ligand. Chem.-Eur. J 2012, 18 (30), 9179-9183. 10.1002/chem.201201291

Yao, S. A.; Ruther, R. E.; Zhang, L. H.; Franking, R. A.; Hamers, R. J.; Berry, J. F., Covalent Attachment of Catalyst Molecules to Conductive Diamond: CO2 Reduction Using “Smart” Electrodes. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2012, 134 (38), 15632-15635. 10.1021/ja304783j

Kornecki, K. P.; Berry, J. F., Evidence for a One-Electron Mechanistic Regime in Dirhodium-Catalyzed Intermolecular C-H Amination. Chem.-Eur. J 2011, 17 (21), 5827-5832.

Long, A. K. M.; Timmer, G. H.; Pap, J. S.; Snyder, J. L.; Yu, R. P.; Berry, J. F., Aryl C-H Amination by Diruthenium Nitrides in the Solid State and in Solution at Room Temperature: Experimental and Computational Study of the Reaction Mechanism. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2011, 133 (33), 13138-13150.

Nippe, M.; Bill, E.; Berry, J. F., Group 6 Complexes with Iron and Zinc Heterometals: Understanding the Structural, Spectroscopic, and Electrochemical Properties of a Complete Series of M equivalent to M center dot center dot center dot M ‘ Compounds. Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50 (16), 7650-7661. Don m, 1984, v23, p3450 bottomley f, 1989, v45, p816

Nippe, M.; Goodman, S. M.; Fry, C. G.; Berry, J. F., Chemically Reversible Four-Electron Oxidation and Reduction Utilizing Two Inorganic Functional Groups. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2011, 133 (9), 2856-2859.

Nippe, M.; Turov, Y.; Berry, J. F., Remote Effects of Axial Ligand Substitution in Heterometallic Cr Cr center dot center dot center dot M Chains. Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50 (21), 10592-10599. 10.1021/ic2011309

Berry, J. F., A Definitive Answer to a Bonding Quandary? The Role of One-Electron Resonance Structures in the Bonding of a {Cu3S2}(3+) Core. Chem.-Eur. J 2010, 16 (9), 2719-2724.

Berry, J. F., Metal Metal Bonds in Chains of Three or More Metal Atoms: From Homometallic to Heterometallic Chains. Metal-Metal Bonding 2010, 136, 1-28.

Long, A. K. M.; Yu, R. P.; Timmer, G. H.; Berry, J. F., Aryl C-H Bond Amination by an Electrophilic Diruthenium Nitride. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2010, 132 (35), 12228-12230.

Nippe, M.; Wang, J.; Bill, E.; Hope, H.; Dalal, N. S.; Berry, J. F., Crystals in Which Some Metal Atoms are More Equal Than Others: Inequalities From Crystal Packing and Their Spectroscopic/Magnetic Consequences. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2010, 132 (40), 14261-14272.

Piccoli, P. M. B.; Berry, J. F., Synthesis and Characterization of New Os-2(5+) and Os-2(6+) Azido Complexes. Journal of Cluster Science 2010, 21 (3), 351-359.

Berry, J. F., Terminal Nitrido and Imido Complexes of the Late Transition Metals. Comments on Inorganic Chemistry 2009, 30 (1-2), 28-66.

Nippe, M.; Timmer, G. H.; Berry, J. F., Remarkable regioselectivity in the preparation of the first heterotrimetallic Mo W center dot center dot center dot Cr chain. Chemical Communications 2009, (29), 4357-4359.

Nippe, M.; Victor, E.; Berry, J. F., Oxidation Chemistry of Axially Protected Mo-2 and W-2 Quadruply Bonded Compounds. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48 (24), 11889-11895.

Pap, J. S.; Snyder, J. L.; Piccoli, P. M. B.; Berry, J. F., Chloro and Azido Diruthenium complexes Bearing Electron-Rich N,N ‘,N ”-Triphenylguanidinate Ligands. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48 (20), 9846-9852.

Bain, G. A.; Berry, J. F., Diamagnetic corrections and Pascal’s constants. J. Chem. Educ. 2008, 85 (4), 532-536.

Berry, J. F.; George, S. D.; Neese, F., Electronic structure and spectroscopy of “superoxidized” iron centers in model systems: theoretical and experimental trends. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2008, 10 (30), 4361-4374.

Nippe, M.; Victor, E.; Berry, J. F., Do Metal-Metal Multiply-Bonded “Ligands” Have a trans Influence? Structural and Magnetic Comparisons of Heterometallic Cr Cr center dot center dot center dot Co and Mo Mo center dot center dot center dot Co Interactions. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2008, (36), 5569-5572.

Pap, J. S.; George, S. D.; Berry, J. F., Delocalized Metal-Metal and Metal-Ligand Multiple Bonding in a Linear Ru-Ru N Unit: Elongation of a Traditionally Short Ru N Bond. Angew. Chem.-Int. Edit 2008, 10102-10105.

Song, Y.-F.; Berry, J. F.; Weyhermueller, T.; Bill, E., Bond distances are not always what they appear to be: discovery and un-discovery of the longest Cr(V) N triple bond. Dalton Trans 2008, (14), 1864-1871.

Berry, J. F.; Bill, E.; Bothe, E.; Cotton, F. A.; Dalal, N. S.; Ibragimov, S. A.; Kaur, N.; Liu, C. Y.; Murillo, C. A.; Nellutla, S.; North, J. M.; Villagran, D., A fractional bond order of 1/2 in Pd-2(5+) – Formamidinate species; The value of very high-field EPR spectra. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2007, 129 (5), 1393-1401.

Nippe, M.; Berry, J. F., Introducing a metal-metal multiply bonded group as an “Axial ligand” to iron: Synthetic design of a linear Cr-Cr center dot center dot center dot Fe framework. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2007, 129 (42), 12684-+.

Song, Y. F.; Berry, J. F.; Bill, E.; Bothe, E.; Weyhermuller, T.; Wieghardt, K., Iron complexes of new pentadentate ligands containing the 1,4,7-triazacyclononane-1,4-diacetate motif. Spectroscopic, electro-, and photochemical studies. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46 (6), 2208-2219.

Berry, J. F.; Bill, E.; Bothe, E.; George, S. D.; Mienert, B.; Neese, F.; Wieghardt, K., An octahedral coordination complex of iron(VI). Science 2006, 312 (5782), 1937-1941.

Berry, J. F.; Bill, E.; Bothe, E.; Neese, F.; Wieghardt, K., Octahedral non-heme oxo and non-oxo Fe(IV) complexes: An experimental/theoretical comparison. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2006, 128 (41), 13515-13528.

Berry, J. F.; Bill, E.; Garcia-Serres, R.; Neese, F.; Weyhermuller, T.; Wieghardt, K., Effect of N-methylation of macrocyclic amine ligands on the spin state of iron(III): A tale of two fluoro complexes. Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45 (5), 2027-2037.

Berry, J. F.; Bothe, E.; Cotton, F. A.; Ibragimov, S. A.; Murillo, C. A.; Villagran, D.; Wang, X. P., Metal-metal bonding in mixed valence Ni-2(5+) complexes and spectroscopic evidence for a Ni-2(6+) species. Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45 (11), 4396-4406.

Bakhmutov, V. I.; Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Ibragimov, S.; Murillo, C. A., Non-trivial behavior of palladium(II) acetate. Dalton Trans 2005, (11), 1989-1992. 10.1039/b502122g

Berry, J. F.; Bill, E.; Bothe, E.; Weyhermuller, T.; Wieghardt, K., Octahedral non-heme non-oxo Fe(IV) species stabilized by a redox-innocent N-methylated cyclam-acetate ligand. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2005, 127 (33), 11550-11551. 10.1021/ja052673t

Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Huang, P. L.; Murillo, C. A.; Wang, X. P., A hardwon dirhodium paddlewheel with guanidinate type (hpp) bridging ligands. Dalton Trans 2005, (23), 3713-3715. 10.1039/b513406d

Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Ibragimov, S. A.; Murillo, C. A.; Wang, X. P., Searching for precursors to metal-metal bonded dipalladium species: A study of Pd-2(4+) complexes. Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44 (17), 6129-6137. 10.1021/ic050876c

Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Liu, C. Y.; Lu, T. B.; Murillo, C. A.; Tsukerblat, B. S.; Villagran, D.; Wang, X. P., Modeling spin interactions in a cyclic trimer and a cuboidal Co4O4 core with Co(II) in tetrahedral and octahedral environments. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2005, 127 (13), 4895-4902. 10.1021/ja044185b

Angaridis, P.; Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Lei, P.; Lin, C.; Murillo, C. A.; Villagran, D., Dicarboxylato-bridged diruthenium units in two different oxidation states: the first step towards the synthesis of Creutz-Taube analogs with dinuclear Ru-2(n+) species. Inorganic Chemistry Communications 2004, 7 (1), 9-13. 10.1016/j.inoche.2003.09.012

Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Fewox, C. S.; Lu, T. B.; Murillo, C. A.; Wang, X. P., Extended metal atom chains (EMACs) of five chromium or cobalt atoms: Symmetrical or unsymmetrical? Dalton Trans 2004, (15), 2297-2302. 10.1039/b405629a

Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Lin, C.; Murillo, C. A., Exploring the reactivity of Rh-2(OAc)(4) with 2,2 ‘-dipyridylamine. Journal of Cluster Science 2004, 15 (4), 531-541. 10.1007/s10876-004-5773-5

Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Lu, T. B.; Murillo, C. A.; Roberts, B. K.; Wang, X. P., Molecular and electronic structures by design: Tuning symmetrical and unsymmetrical linear trichromium chains. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2004, 126 (22), 7082-7096. 10.1021/ja049055h

Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Murillo, C. A., Mono-, di-, and tri-ruthenium complexes with the ligand 2,2 ‘-dipyridylamide (dpa): insights into the formation of extended metal atom chains. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2004, 357 (13), 3847-3853. 10.1016/j.ica.2004.02.041

Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Murillo, C. A., A trinuclear EMAC-type molecular wire with redox-active ferrocenylacetylide “alligator clips” attached. Organometallics 2004, 23 (10), 2503-2506. 10.1021/om049979d

Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Murillo, C. A.; Roberts, B. K., An efficient synthesis of acetylide/trimetal/acetylide molecular wires. Inorg. Chem. 2004, 43 (7), 2277-2283. 10.1021/ic0354320

Angaridis, P.; Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Murillo, C. A.; Wang, X. P., Molecular squares with paramagnetic diruthenium corners: Synthetic and crystallographic challenges. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2003, 125 (34), 10327-10334. 10.1021/jo036095x

Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Daniels, L. M.; Murillo, C. A.; Wang, X. P., Oxidation of Ni-3(dpa)(4)Cl-2 and Cu-3(dpa)(4)Cl-2: Nickel-nickel bonding interaction, but no copper-copper bonds. Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42 (7), 2418-2427. 10.1021/ic0262740

Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Huang, P. L.; Murillo, C. A., A highly oxidized Re-2(7+) species with an electron-poor bond of order 3.5. Dalton Trans 2003, (7), 1218-1219. 10.1039/b301360j

Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Ibragimov, S. A.; Murillo, C. A.; Wang, X. P., A molecular loop with interstitial channels in a chiral environment: exploration of the chemistry of Mo-2(4+) species with chiral and non-chiral dicarboxylate anions. Dalton Trans 2003, (22), 4297-4302. 10.1039/b310151g

Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Lei, P.; Lu, T. B.; Murillo, C. A., Additional steps toward molecular scale wires: Further study of Ni-5(10/11+) chains embraced by polypyridylamide ligands. Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42 (11), 3534-3539. 10.1021/ic034071l

Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Lei, P.; Murillo, C. A., Further structural and magnetic studies of tricopper dipyridylamido complexes. Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42 (2), 377-382. 10.1021/ic025957c

Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Lu, T. B.; Murillo, C. A., Increasing solubility and stability of linear tricobalt(II) chains with depa (diethyidipyridylamide) ligands. Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42 (14), 4425-4430. 10.1021/ic034149y

Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Lu, T. B.; Murillo, C. A.; Wang, X. P., Enhancing the stability of trinickel molecular wires and switches: Ni-3(6+)/Ni-3(7+). Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42 (11), 3595-3601. 10.1021/ic0341486

Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Murillo, C. A., Making connections with molecular wires: extending tri-nickel chains with axial cyanide, dicyanamide, and phenylacetylide ligands. Dalton Trans 2003, (15), 3015-3021. 10.1039/b305258c

Berry, J. F.; Cotton, F. A.; Daniels, L. M.; Murillo, C. A., A trinickel dipyridylamido complex with metal-metal bonding interaction: Prelude to polynickel molecular wires and devices? Journal of the American Chemical Society 2002, 124 (13), 3212-3213. 10.1021/ja025543i