Institut de Chimie Moléculaire et des Matériaux d'Orsay

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Welcome to the ICMMO website. The Institut de Chimie Moléculaire et des Matériaux d’Orsay is one of the largest CNRS-labelled chemistry research laboratories in France. With a workforce of over 300, the areas of research covered by the 9 research teams include organic and inorganic chemistry, molecular and materials sciences, and feature strong interfaces with both life sciences and physics. Integrated in the Science Campus of Paris-Sud University, ICMMO contributes to the emergence of the new Paris-Saclay University.

Prof. David Aitken

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Insights into the Reactivity of 2-Hydroxycyclobutanones with Thiols Corroborated by Quantum Chemical DFT Investigations and NMR and Raman Analysis. S. Porcu, M. C. Cabua, V. Velichko, J.-P. Baltaze, A. Frongia, C. M. Carbonaro, P. C. Ricci, D. F. Parsons, A. Carlone, F. Secci, Synthesis, 2022, 24, 5423-5433

Molecular Magnetic Materials Based on {CoIII(Tp*)(CN)3}− Cyanidometallate: Combined Magnetic, Structural and 59Co NMR Study. S. De, A. Flambard, B. Xu, L.-M. Chamoreau, G. Gontard, L. Lisnard, Y. Li, M.-L. Boillot, R. Lescouëzec, Chemistry – A European Journal, 2022, 28, e202200783

Photocatalytic generation of a non-heme Fe(iii)-hydroperoxo species with O2 in water for the oxygen atom transfer reaction. E. Pugliese, N. T. Vo, A. Boussac, F. Banse, Y. Mekmouche, J. Simaan, T. Tron, P. Gotico, M. Sircoglou, Z. Halime, W. Leibl, A. Aukauloo, Chem. Sci., 2022, 13, 12332-12339

Synthesis and structural properties of high-entropy nanoalloys made by physical and chemical routes. A. Barbero, C. Moreira da Silva, N. Ortiz Pena, N. Kefane, A. Jaafar, M. Thorey, H. Bouaia, J. Nelayah, G. Wang, H. Amara, C. Ricolleau, V. Huc, D. Alloyeau, Faraday Discuss., 2022

A Calix[8]arene-Based Catalyst for Suzuki–Miyaura Couplings with Reduced Pd_Leaching. E. Adhel, A. Labattut, T. Naret, D. Dragoe, V. Huc, Catalysts, 2022, 12