Publications

Cameron has published more than 360 papers, reviews and book chapters in his career. Selected papers representative of his recent work can be found below, while his full publication list can be accessed by following the link. Publication List. You can also follow Cameron's Google Scholar profile.

  • Stable Magnesium(I) Compounds with Mg-Mg Bonds, S.P. Green, C. Jones and A. Stasch, Science, 2007, 318, 1754. 
    DOI: 10.1126/science.1150856

  • Anion Stabilised hypercloso-Hexaalane, Al6H6, S.J. Bonyhady, D. Collis, N. Holzmann, A.J. Edwards,R.O. Piltz, G. Frenking, A. Stasch, C. Jones, Nature Comm., 2018, 9, 3079. 
    DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-05504-x

  • Reversible Insertion of a C=C Bond into Magnesium(I) Dimers: Generation of Highly Active 1,2-Dimagnesioethane Compounds, A.J. Boutland, A. Carroll,C.A. Lamsfus, A. Stasch,L. Maron, C. Jones, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 18190.
    DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b11368

  • Electronic Delocalization in two and three Dimensions: Control of Aggregation in Indium ‘Metalloid’ Clusters, A.V. Protchenko, J. Urbano, J.A.B. Abdalla, J. Campos, D. Vidovic, A.D. Schwarz, M.P. Blake, P. Mountford, C. Jones, S. Aldridge, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 15098. 
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201708496

  • Dimeric Magnesium(I) β‑Diketiminates: A New Class of Quasi-Universal Reducing Agent, C. Jones, Nature Rev. Chem., 2017, 1, 59.
    DOI: 10.1038/s41570-017-0059

  • Synthesis, Characterization, and Computational Analysis of the Dialanate Dianion, [H3Al-AlH3]2-: A Valence Isoelectronic Analogue of Ethane, S.J. Bonyhady, N. Holzmann, G. Frenking, A. Stasch, C. Jones, Angew. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 8527.
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201610601

  • Two-Coordinate Magnesium(I) Dimers Stabilized by Super Bulky Amido Ligands, A. J. Boutland, D. Dange, A. Stasch, L. Maron, C. Jones, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 9239.
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201604362

  • Enabling and Probing Oxidative Addition and Reductive Elimination at a Group 14 Metal Center: Cleavage and Functionalization of E-H bonds by a Bis(boryl)stannylene, A.V. Protchenko, J.I. Bates, L.M.A. Saleh, M.P. Blamke, A.D. Schwarz, E.L. Kolychev, J.M. Goicoechea, A.L. Thompson, C. Jones, P. Mountford, S. Aldridge, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 4555.
    DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b00710
  • A Mixed-Valence Tri-Zinc Complex, LZnZnZnL (L = Bulky Amide), Bearing a Linear Chain of Two-Coordinate Zinc Atoms, J. Hicks, E. J. Underhill, C. E. Kefalidis, L. Maron, C. Jones, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 34, 10000.
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201504818

  • Activation of CO by Hydrogenated Magnesium(I) Dimers: Sterically Controlled Formation of Ethenediolate and Cyclopropanetriolate Complexes, R. Lalrempuia, C.E. Kefalidis, S.J. Bonyhady, B. Schwarze, L. Maron, A. Stasch, C. Jones, J. Am. Chem.    Soc., 2015, 137, 8944.
    DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b06439
  • A Two-Coordinate Manganese(0) Complex with an Unsupported Mn–Mg Bond: Allowing Access to Low Coordinate Homo- and Heterobimetallic Compounds, J. Hicks, C.E. Hoyer, B. Moubaraki, G.L. Manni, E. Carter, D.M. Murphy, K.S. Murray, L. Gagliardi, C. Jones, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 14, 5283.
    DOI: 10.1021/ja5021348
  • Low Coordinate Germanium(II) and Tin(II) Hydride Complexes: Efficient Catalysts for the Hydroboration of Carbonyl Compounds, T.J. Hadlington, M. Hermann, G. Frenking, C. Jones, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 3028.
    DOI: 10.1021/ja5006477
  • Oxidative Bond Formation and Reductive Bond Cleavage at Main Group Metal Centers: Reactivity of Five Valence Electron MX2 Radicals, A.V. Protchenko, D. Dange, M.P. Blake, A.D. Schwarz, C. Jones, P. Mountford, S. Aldridge, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 10902.
    DOI: 10.1021/ja5062467
  • Stable GaX2, InX2 and TlX2 Radicals, A.V. Protchenko, D. Dange, J. Harmer, C.Y. Tang, A.D. Schwarz, M.J. Kelly, N. Phillips, K.H. Birjkumar, C. Jones, N. Kaltsoyannis, P. Mountford, S. Aldridge, Nature Chem. , 2014, 6, 5283.
    DOI: 10.1038/nchem1870
  • Activation of H2 by a Multiply Bonded Amido–Digermyne: Evidence for the Formation of a Hydrido–Germylene, T.J. Hadlington, M. Hermann, J. Li, G. Frenking, C.Jones, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed, 2013, 52, 10199.
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201305689
  • An Investigation of Unusual Tilted Carbene Coordination in the First Carbene Complexes of Gallium(I) and Indium(I), A. Higelin, S. Keller, C. Göhringer, C. Jones and I. Krossing, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 4941.
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201209757
  • A Generic One-pot Route to Acyclic Two-Coordinate Silylenes from Si(IV) Precursors: Synthesis and Structural Characterization of a Silylsilylene, A.V. Ptotchenko, A.D. Schwarz, M.P. Blake, C. Jones, N. Kaltsoyannis, P. Mountford and S. Aldridge, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 568.
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201208554
  • Dinitrogen as a Double Lewis Acid: Structure and Bonding of Triphenylphosphinazine N2(PPh3)2, N. Holzmann, D. Dange, C. Jones and G. Frenking, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 3004.
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201206305
  • The Facile Reduction of CO2 to CO with an Amido-Digermyne, J. Li. M. Hermann, G. Frenking, C. Jones, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 8611.
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201203607
  • A Stable Two-Coordinate Acyclic Silylene, A.V. Protchenko, K.H. Birjkumar, D. Dange, A.D. Schwarz, D. Vidovic, C. Jones, N. Kaltsoyannis, P. Mountford, S. Aldridge, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 6500.
    DOI: 10.1021/ja301042u
  • Weak Arene Stabilization of Bulky Amido-Germanium(II) and Tin(II) Monocations, J. Li, C. Schenk, F. Winter, H. Scherer, N. Trapp, A. Higelin, S. Keller, R. Pöttgen, I. Krossing, C. Jones, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 9557.
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201204601
  • Low-Coordinate Iron(I) and Manganese(I) Dimers: Kinetic Stabilization of an Exceptionally Short Fe-Fe Multiple Bond, L. Fohlmeister, S. Liu, C. Schulten, B. Moubaraki, A. Stasch, J.D. Cashion, K.S. Murray, L. Gagliardi and C. Jones, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 8294.
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201203711
  • A Digermyne with a Ge-Ge Single Bond that Activates Dihydrogen in the Solid State, J. Li, C. Schenk, C. Goedecke, G. Frenking and C. Jones, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 18622.
    DOI: 10.1021/ja209215a
  • A Neutral, Monomeric Germanium(I) Radical, W.D. Woodul, E. Carter, R. Müller, A.F. Richards, A. Stasch, M. Kaupp, D.M. Murphy, M. Driess and C. Jones, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 10074.
    DOI: 10.1021/ja204344e
  • Synthesis of a Stable Adduct of Dialane(4) (Al2H4) via Hydrogenation of a Magnesium(I) Dimer, S.J. Bonhady, D. Collis, G. Frenking, N. Holzmann, C. Jones and A. Stasch, Nature Chemistry, 2010, 2, 865.
    DOI: 10.1038/nchem.762
  • A Dimeric Magnesium(I) Compound as a Facile Two-Center/Two-Electron Reductant, S.J. Bonyhady, S.P. Green, C. Jones, S. Nembenna and A. Stasch, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2009, 48, 2973.
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.200900331
  • N-Heterocyclic Carbene Stabilized Digermanium(0), A. Sidiropoulos, C. Jones, A. Stasch, S. Klein, G. Frenking, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2009, 48, 9701.
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.200905495
  • Gallium→Uranium σ- and π-Donation in a Covalent U-Ga Bond, S.T. Liddle, J. McMaster, D.P. Mills, A.J. Blake, C. Jones, W.D. Woodul, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2009, 48, 1077.
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.200805481