Publications: Nicholas Hill

Esselman, B. J.; Hill, N. J.; Ellison, A. J., An Improved Mechanistic Interpretation of the Acid-Catalyzed Dehydration of Methylcyclohexanols. J. Chem. Educ. 2021, 98 (10), 3218-3225. 10.1021/acs.jchemed.1c00205

Nicastri, K. A.; Hill, N. J., Exploring the Effect of Phosphine Ligand Architecture on a Buchwald–Hartwig Reaction: Ligand Synthesis and Screening of Reaction Conditions. J. Chem. Educ. 2021, 98 (9), 2990-2996. 10.1021/acs.jchemed.1c00576

Esselman, B. J.; Hofstetter, H.; Ellison, A. J.; Fry, C. G.; Hill, N. J., S(N)1, E1, and E2 Reactions of tert-Amyl Compounds: Improved Analysis Using Computational Chemistry and ASAP-HSQC NMR Spectroscopy. J. Chem. Educ. 2020, 97 (8), 2280-2285. 10.1021/acs.jchemed.0c00071

Esselman, B. J.; Hill, N. J., Integrating Computational Chemistry into an Organic Chemistry Laboratory Curriculum Using WebMO. In Using Computational Methods To Teach Chemical Principles, American Chemical Society: Washington D.C., 2019; pp 139–162. 10.1021/bk-2019-1312.ch011

Zdanovskaia, M. A.; Schwarz, C. E.; Habib, A. D.; Hill, N. J.; Esselman, B. J., Access to Computational Chemistry for Community Colleges via WebMO. J. Chem. Educ. 2018, 95 (11), 1960-1965. 10.1021/acs.jchemed.8b00310

Esselman, B. J.; Hill, N. J., Revisiting the Bleach Oxidation of 4-tert-Butylcyclohexanol. The Chemical Educator 2018, 23, 23-27.

Esselman, B. J.; Hill, N. J.; Tucker, W. B.; Zdanovskaia, M. A.; Habib, A. D., Deeper Analysis of the EAS Nitration of Bromobenzene: A Computational and Spectroscopic Study for the Undergraduate Organic Laboratory. The Chemical Educator 2016, 21, 166-172.

Esselman, B. J.; Hill, N. J., Integration of Computational Chemistry into the Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Laboratory Curriculum. J. Chem. Educ. 2016, 93 (5), 932-936. 10.1021/acs.jchemed.5b00815

Hein, S. M.; Kopitzke, R. W.; Nalli, T. W.; Esselman, B. J.; Hill, N. J., Use of H-1, C-13, and F-19-NMR Spectroscopy and Computational Modeling To Explore Chemoselectivity in the Formation of a Grignard Reagent. J. Chem. Educ. 2015, 92 (3), 548-552. 10.1021/ed500700c

Esselman, B. J.; Hill, N. J., Proper Resonance Depiction of Acylium Cation: A High-Level and Student Computational Investigation. J. Chem. Educ. 2015, 92 (4), 660-663. 10.1021/ed5002152

Hill, N. J.; Bowman, M. D.; Esselman, B. J.; Byron, S. D.; Kreitinger, J.; Leadbeater, N. E., Ligand-Free Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling Reactions Using an Inexpensive Aqueous Palladium Source: A Synthetic and Computational Exercise for the Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Laboratory. J. Chem. Educ. 2014, 91 (7), 1054-1057.

Hill, N. J.; Hoover, J. M.; Stahl, S. S., Aerobic Alcohol Oxidation Using a Copper(I)/TEMPO Catalyst System: A Green, Catalytic Oxidation Reaction for the Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Laboratory. J. Chem. Educ. 2013, 90 (1), 102-105. 10.1021/ed300368q

Findlater, M.; Hill, N. J.; Cowley, A. H., Pentacarbonyl(trimethylamine)chromium and pentacarbonyl(trimethylamine) molybdenum. Journal of Chemical Crystallography 2010, 40 (1), 64-66. 10.1007/s10870-009-9626-9

Hill, N. J.; Reeske, G.; Cowley, A. H., Reactions of the persistent phosphinyl radical •p[CH(SiMe3)2]2 with elemental chalcogens. Main Group Chemistry 2010, 9 (1-2), 5-10. 10.3233/MGC-2010-0015

Guzei, I. A.; Hill, N. J.; Van Hout, M. R., 1,4-Bis(4-bromo-2,6-diisopropylphenyl)-1,4-diazabuta-1,3-diene. Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2010, 66, O40-U1444. 10.1107/s1600536809050843

Guzei, I. A.; Spencer, L. C.; Hill, N. J., N,N ‘-Dineopentylnaphthalene-1,8-diamine. Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2010, 66, O42-U1455. 10.1107/s1600536809050867

Guzei, I. A.; Hill, N. J.; Zakai, U. I., Bruker SMART X2S Benchtop System: A Means To Making X-ray Crystallography More Mainstream in the Undergraduate Laboratory. J. Chem. Educ. 2010, 87 (11), 1257-1259.

Sheberla, D.; Tumanskii, B.; Tomasik, A. C.; Mitra, A.; Hill, N. J.; West, R.; Apeloig, Y., Different electronic structure of phosphonyl radical adducts of N-heterocyclic carbenes, silylenes and germylenes: EPR spectroscopic study and DFT calculations. Chemical Science 2010, 1 (2), 234-241.

Guzei, I. A.; Gunderson, A. R.; Hill, N. J., 2-(3-Bromo-4-methoxyphenyl)acetic acid. Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2010, 66, O1555-U433.

Hill, N. J.; Vargas-Baca, I.; Cowley, A. H., Recent developments in the coordination chemistry of bis(imino)acenaphthene (BIAN) ligands with s- and p-block elements. Dalton Trans 2009, 240-253.

Tomasik, A. C.; Hill, N. J.; West, R., Synthesis and characterization of three new thermally stable n-heterocyclic germylenes. J. Organomet. Chem. 2009, 694 (13), 2122-2125.

Findlater, M.; Hill, N. J.; Cowley, A. H., Synthesis and structure of two new (guanidinate) boron dichlorides and their attempted conversion to boron(I) derivatives. Dalton Trans 2008, (33), 4419-4423. 10.1039/b800625c

Lu, Z.; Hill, N. J.; Findlater, M.; Cowley, A. H., Diboron complexes of binucleating bis(amidinate) ligands. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2007, 360 (4), 1316-1322. 10.1016/j.ica.2006.02.008

Li, W. J.; Hill, N. J.; Tomasik, A. C.; Bikzhanova, G.; West, R., A new monomeric saturated n-heterocyclic silylene as a racemic mixture. Organometallics 2006, 25 (16), 3802.

Toulokhonova, I. S.; Friedrichsen, D. R.; Hill, N. J.; Muller, T.; West, R., Unusual reaction of 1,1-dilithio-2,3,4,5-tetraphenyisilole with 1,3-dienes yielding spirosilanes and elemental lithium. Angew. Chem.-Int. Edit 2006, 45 (16), 2578-2581.

Hill, N. J.; Vasudevan, K.; Cowley, A. H., Boron and Tin Complexes Supported by the 1,2-Bis[2,6-(dimesityl)imino]acenaphthene Ligand (mes-BIAN). Jordan Journal of Chemistry 2006, 1 (1), 47-54.

Findlater, M.; Hill, N. J.; Cowley, A. H., Amidinate-substituted boron halides: Synthesis and structure. Polyhedron 2006, 25 (4), 983-988. 10.1016/j.poly.2005.11.012

Reeske, G.; Hoberg, C. R.; Hill, N. J.; Cowley, A. H., Capture of phosphorus(I) and arsenic(I) moieties by a 1,2-bis(arylimino) acenaphthene (aryl-BIAN) ligand. A case of intramolecular charge transfer. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2006, 128 (9), 2800-2801. 10.1021/ja058459m

Moore, J. A.; Vasudevan, K.; Hill, N. J.; Reeske, G.; Cowley, A. H., Facile routes to Alkyl-BIAN ligands. Chemical Communications 2006, (27), 2913-2915. 10.1039/b606390j

Hill, N. J.; Reeske, G.; Moore, J. A.; Cowley, A. H., Complexes of 1,2-bis(aryl-imino)acenaphthene (Ar-BIAN) ligands with some heavy p-block elements. Dalton Trans 2006, (40), 4838-4844. 10.1039/b609737e

Hill, N. J.; Moser, D. F.; Guzei, I. A.; West, R., Reactions of stable silylenes with organic azides. Organometallics 2005, 24 (13), 3346-3349.

Tumanskii, B.; Pine, P.; Apeloig, Y.; Hill, N. J.; West, R., Radical reactions of a stable n-heterocyclic germylene: EPR study and DFT calculation. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2005, 127 (23), 8248-8249.

Hill, N. J.; Findlater, M.; Cowley, A. H., Synthetic and structural chemistry of amidinate-substituted boron halides. Dalton Trans 2005, (19), 3229-3234. 10.1039/b509392a

Hill, N. J.; Moore, J. A.; Findlater, M.; Cowley, A. H., Isolation of an intermediate in the insertion of a carbodiimide into a boron-aryl bond. Chemical Communications 2005, (43), 5462-5464. 10.1039/b511080g

Hill, N. J.; West, R., Recent developments in the chemistry of stable silylenes [review]. J. Organomet. Chem. 2004, 689 (24 Special Issue SI), 4165-4183.

Tumanskii, B.; Pine, P.; Apeloig, Y.; Hill, N. J.; West, R., Radical reactions of a stable n-heterocyclic silylene: EPR study and DIFT calculation. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2004, 126 (25), 7786-7787.

Hesford, M. J.; Hill, N. J.; Levason, W.; Reid, G., Synthesis and properties of the ditelluroethers m- and p-C6 H4(CH2TeMe)2. J. Organomet. Chem. 2004, 689 (6), 1006-1013. 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2003.12.033

Hill, N. J.; Levason, W.; Patel, R.; Reid, G.; Webster, M., Unusual structural trends in the [MCl3([8]aneSe2)] (M = As, Sb, Bi) adducts. Dalton Trans 2004, (7), 980-981.

Naka, A.; Hill, N. J.; West, R., Free radical reactions of stable silylenes and germylenes. Organometallics 2004, 23 (26), 6330-6332. 10.1021/om049233f

Hill, N. J.; Levason, W.; Light, M. E.; Reid, G., Synthesis and structural features of the first thallium(I) selenoether derivatives. Chemical Communications 2003, 9 (1), 110-111. 10.1039/b209729j

Hill, N. J.; Leung, L. S.; Levason, W.; Webster, M., Homoleptic octahedral hexakis(trimethylphosphine oxide)lanthanide hexafluorophosphates, [Ln(Me3PO)6][PF6]3: Synthesis, structures and properties. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2003, 343, 169-174. 10.1016/S0020-1693(02)01209-4

Hill, N. J.; Levason, W.; Reid, G.; Ward, A. J., Synthesis and molecular structures of dimeric assemblies of telluronium salts derived from o-C6H4(CH2TeMe)2 and PhMeTe. J. Organomet. Chem. 2002, 642 (1-2), 186-190. 10.1016/S0022-328X(01)01229-3

Hill, N. J.; Levason, W.; Popham, M. C.; Reid, G.; Webster, M., Yttrium halide complexes of phosphine- and arsine oxides: Synthesis, multinuclear NMR and structural studies. Polyhedron 2002, 21 (4), 445-455.

Hill, N. J.; Levason, W.; Reid, G., Arsenic(III) halide complexes with phosphine and arsine co-ligands: Synthesis, spectroscopic and structural properties. J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 2002, (6), 1188-1192.

Hill, N. J.; Levason, W.; Reid, G., Arsenic(III) halide complexes with acyclic and macrocyclic thio- and selenoether coligands: Synthesis and structural properties. Inorg. Chem. 2002, 41 (8), 2070-2076. 10.1021/ic011139t

Hill, N. J.; Leung, L. S.; Levason, W.; Webster, M., Tetraaquatetrakis(trimethylphosphine oxide-κO)cerium(III)trichloride trihydrate. Acta Crystallogr. Sect. C: Cryst. Struct. Commun. 2002, 58 (5). 10.1107/S0108270102004766

Hill, N. J.; Levason, W.; Popham, M. C.; Reid, G.; Webster, M., Scandium halide complexes of phosphine- and arsine-oxides: Synthesis, structures and 45Sc NMR studies. Polyhedron 2002, 21 (16), 1579-1588. 10.1016/S0277-5387(02)01016-1

Hector, A. L.; Hill, N. J.; Levason, W.; Webster, M., X-ray crystal structures of hexa-oxotellurate complexes of ruthenium(VI) and silver(III): Na6[RuO2{TeO4(OH)2}2] •16H2O and Na5[Ag{TeO4(OH)2}2]•16H 2O. Zeitschrift fur Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie 2002, 628 (4), 815-818. 10.1002/1521-3749(200205)628:4<815::AID-ZAAC815>3.0.CO;2-U

Barton, A. J.; Genge, A. R. J.; Hill, N. J.; Levason, W.; Orchard, S. D.; Patel, B.; Reid, G.; Ward, A. J., Recent developments in thio-, seleno-, and telluro-ether ligand chemistry. Heteroatom Chemistry 2002, 13 (6 SPEC.), 550-560. 10.1002/hc.10100

Levason, W.; Hill, N. J.; Reid, G., Synthesis and structural properties of the first bismuth(III) telluroether complex. J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 2002, (23), 4316-4317. 10.1039/b209321a

Hill, N. J.; Levason, W.; Reid, G.; Webster, M., 1,2-Bis(diphenylarsino)ethane. Acta Crystallographica Section E Structure Reports Online 2001, 57 (8), o700-o701. 10.1107/S1600536801010959

Barton, A. J.; Hill, N. J.; Levason, W.; Patel, B.; Reid, G., Coordination networks derived from antimony(III) halide complexes with thio- and seleno-ether ligation. Chemical Communications 2001, (1), 95-96.

Genge, A. R. J.; Hill, N. J.; Levason, W.; Reid, G., Synthesis and properties of antimony(III) and bismuth(III) halide complexes of diphosphines and diarsines. J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 2001, (7), 1007-1012.

Barton, A. J.; Hill, N. J.; Levason, W.; Reid, G., Synthesis and structural studies on polymeric assemblies derived from antimony(III) halide complexes with bi- and tri-dentate and macrocyclic thio- and seleno-ether ligands. J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 2001, (10), 1621-1627.

Barton, A. J.; Hill, N. J.; Levason, W.; Reid, G., Synthesis and structural properties of the first macrocyclic selenoether complex of arsenic(III): A rare example of exo and endo coordination in a single species. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2001, 123 (47), 11801-11802. 10.1021/ja0110527