Publications and Patents

Publications

89. Marzec, B.; Walker, J. M.; Panagopoulou, M.; Jhons, Y.; Clare, D.; Wheeler, A.; Shaver, M. P.; Nudelman, F.* “Three-dimensional architecture and surface functionality of coccolith base plates” J. Struct. Biol., ASAP

88.  Vanden-Hehir, S.; Cairns, S. A.; Lee, M.; Zoupi, L.; Shaver, M. P.; Brunton, V. G.; Williams, A.; Hulme, A. N.* “Alkyne-tagged PLGA allows direct visualisation of nanoparticles in vitro and ex vivo by stimulated Raman scattering microscopy” Biomacromolecules, ASAP

87. Gaston, A. J.; Navickaite, G.; Nichol, G. S.; Shaver, M. P.; Garden, J. A.* “Electron rich salen-AlCl catalysts as efficient initiators for the ring-opening polymerisation of rac-lactideEur. Polym. J., 2019.

86. Yolsal, U.; Wang, M.; Royer, J. R.; Shaver, M. P.* “Rheological Characterization of Polymeric Frustrated Lewis Pair Networks” Macromolecules, 2019, 52 (9), 3417

85. Coward, D. L.; Lake, B. R. M.; Poli, R.; Shaver, M. P.* “Radically Initiated Group Transfer Polymerization of Methacrylates by Titanium Amino-Phenolate Complexes” Macromolecules2019, 52 (9), 3252

84. La Beur, L.; Henry, L-A.; Kazanidis, G.; Hennige, S.; McDonald, A. M.; Shaver, M. P.; Murray Roberts, J. “Baseline Assessment of Marine Litter and Microplastic Ingestion by Cold-Water Coral Reef Benthos at the East Mingulay Marine Protected Area (Sea of the Hebrides, Western Scotland)” Front. Mar. Sci., 2019

83. Xu, Y.; Perry, M. R.; Cairns, S. A.; Shaver, M. P.* “Understanding the Ring-Opening Polymerisation of Dioxolanones” Polym. Chem.2019, 10, 3048

82. Langford, G. J.; Raeburn, J.; Ferrier, D. C.; Hands, P. J. W.; Shaver, M. P.* “Morpholino Oligonucleotide Crosslinked Hydrogels as Portable Optical Oligonucleotide BiosensorsACS Sensors, 2019, 4 (1), 185

81. Fuentes Pineda, R.; Lake, B. R. M.; Troughton, J.; Sanchez-Molina, I.; Chepelin, O.; Haque, S.; Watson, T.; Shaver, M. P.; Robertson, N.* “Polymeric Hole-transport Materials with Side-chain Redox-active Groups for Perovskite Solar Cells with Good ReproducibilityPhys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2018, 20, 25738

80. Fazekas, E.; Nichol, G. S.; Shaver, M. P.; Garden, J. A.* “Stable Fe(III) phenoxyimines as selective and robust CO2/epoxide coupling catalystsDalton Trans. 2018, 47, 13106

79. Alkattan, M.; Prunet, J.; Shaver, M. P.* “Functionalizable Stereocontrolled Cyclopolyethers by Ring-Closing Metathesis as Natural Polymer MimicsAngew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57 (39),  12835

78. Makwana, V. A.; Lizundia, E.; Larrañaga, A.; Vilas, J. L.; Shaver, M. P.* “Thermal, Optical and Structural Properties of Blocks and Blends of PLA and an Aromatic/Aliphatic PolyesterGreen Materials, 2018, 6 (3), 85

77. McClements, J.; Shaver, M. P.; Sefiane, K.; Koutsos, V.* “The Morphology of Poly(styrene-co-butadiene) Random Copolymer Thin Films and Nanostructures on a Graphite SurfaceLangmuir, 2018, 34 (26), 7784

76. Bauer, K. N.; Liu, L.; Andrienko, D.; Wagner, M.; Macdonald, E. K.; Shaver, M. P.; Wurm, W. R.* “Polymerizing Phostones: A Fast Way to In-Chain Poly(phosphonate)s with Adjustable Hydrophilicity” Macromolecules2018, 51, 1272

75. Sinclair, F.; Shaver, M. P.* “Cross-metathesis functionalized exo-olefin derivatives of lactide” J. Polym. Sci. A, 2018, 56, 741

74. Ferrier, D. C.; Shaver, M. P.; Hands, P. J. W.* “Conductive composites for oligonucleotide detectionSens Biosensing Res. 2018, 17, 1-6

73. Wang, M.; Nudelman, F.; Matthes, R.; Shaver, M. P.* “Frustrated Lewis Pair Polymers as Responsive Self-Healing Gels” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139 (40), 14232

72. Coward, D.; Lake, B.; Shaver, M. P.* “Understanding Organometallic-Mediated Radical Polymerization with an Iron(II) Amine–Bis(phenolate)” ACS Organometallics, 2017, 26 (17), 3322

71. McClements, J.; Buffone, C.; Shaver, M. P.; Sefiane, K.; Koutsos, V.* “Poly(styrene-co-butadiene) random copolymer thin films and nanostructures on a mica surface: morphology and contact angles of nanodroplets” Soft Matter 2017, 13 (36), 6152

70. Sinclair, F.; Hlina, J. A.; Wells, J. A. L.; Shaver, M. P.*; Arnold, P. A.* “Ring opening polymerisation of lactide with uranium(IV) and cerium(IV) phosphinoaryloxide complexes” Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 10786

69. Lizundia, E.*; Makwana, V.; Larrañaga, A.; Vilas, J.; Shaver, M. P.* “Thermal, structural and degradation properties of an aromatic–aliphatic polyester built through ring-opening polymerisation” Polym. Chem. 2017, 8, 3530

68. Sinclair, F.; Alkattan, M. A.; Prunet, J.; Shaver, M. P.* “Olefin Cross Metathesis and Ring Closing Metathesis in Polymer Chemistry” Polym. Chem. 2017, 8, 3385

67. Cairns, S. A.; Schultheissa, A.; Shaver, M. P.* “A broad scope of aliphatic polyesters prepared by elimination of small molecules from sustainable 1,3-dioxolan-4-ones” Polym. Chem. 2017, 8, 557

66. Macdonald, E. K.; Shaver, M. P.* “Understanding the phosphoric acid catalysed ring opening polymerisation of β-Butyrolactone and other cyclic esters” Eur. Polym. J. 2017, 95, 702

65. Zhu, K.; Dunne, J.; Shaver, M. P.*; Thomas, S. P.* “Iron-Catalyzed Heck-Type Alkenylation of Functionalized Alkyl Bromides” ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 2573

64. Macdonald, E. K.; Lacey, J. C.; Ogura, I.; Shaver, M. P.* “Aromatic Polyphosphonates as High Refractive Index Polymers” Eur. Polym. J. 2017, 87, 14

63. Raycraft, B. M.; MacDonald, J. P.McIntosh, J. T.; Shaver, M. P.; Gillies, E. R.* “Post-polymerization functionalization of poly(ethylene oxide)- poly(β-6-heptenolactone) diblock copolymers to tune properties and self-assembly” Polym. Chem. 2017, 8, 557

62. Sinclair, F.; Chen, L.; Greenland, B. W.; Shaver, M. P.* “Installing Multiple Functional Groups on Biodegradable Polyesters via Post-Polymerization Olefin Cross-Metathesis” Macromolecules 2016, 49, 6826

61. Macdonald, E. K.; Shaver, M. P.* “An expanded range of catalysts for synthesising biodegradable polyphosphonates Green Materials 20164, 81.

60. Lake, B. R. M.; Shaver, M. P.* “Iron(II) β-ketiminate complexes as mediators of controlled radical polymerisation” Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 15840

59. Zhu, K.; Shaver, M. P.*; Thomas, S. P.* “Amine-bis(phenolate) Iron(III)-catalysed Formal Hydroamination of Olefins” Chem. Asian J. 2016, 11, 977.

58. Zhu, K.; Shaver, M. P.*; Thomas, S. P.* “Chemoselective Nitro Reduction and Hydroamination Using a Single Iron Catalyst” Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 3031.

57. Briand, G. G.*; Cairns, S. A.Decken, A.; Dickie, C. M.; Kostelnik, T. I.; Shaver, M. P. “Strained Metal Bonding Environments in Methylindium Dithiolates and Their Reactivity as Initiators for the Ring-Opening Polymerization of Cyclic EstersJ. Organomet. Chem. 2016, 806, 22.

56. MacDonald, J. P.; Sidera, M.; Fletcher, S. P.; Shaver, M. P.* “Living and immortal polymerization of seven and six membered lactones to high molecular weights with aluminum salen and salan catalysts” Eur. Polym. J. 201674, 284.

55. MacDonald, J. P.; Shaver, M. P.* “An aromatic/aliphatic polyester prepared via ring-opening polymerisation and its remarkably selective and cyclable depolymerisation to monomer” Polym. Chem. 2016, 7, 553.

54. Schroeder, H.; Shaver, M. P.; Buback, M.* “Kinetics of Amine-Bis(phenolate) Iron-Mediated ATRP Up to High Pressure” Macromolecules 201548, 6114.

53. Sheppard, B. J.; Shaver, M. P.; Pearson, J.* “Assessment and application of density functional theory for the prediction of structure and reactivity of vanadium complexes” J. Phys. Chem. A 2015119, 8537.

52. Schroeder, H.; Lake, B. R. M.; Demeshko, S.; Shaver, M. P.*; Buback, M.* “A synthetic and multispectroscopic speciation analysis of controlled radical polymerization mediated by amine-bis(phenolate) iron complexes” Macromolecules 201548, 4329.

51. Ferrier, D. C.; Shaver, M. P.; Hands, P. J. W.* “Micro- and nano-structure based oligonucleotide sensors” Biosensors and Bioelectronics 2015, 68, 798.

50. Lake, B. R. M.; Shaver, M. P.* “The interplay of ATRP, OMRP and CCT in iron-mediated controlled radical polymerization” in Controlled Radical Polymerisation. ACS Symposium Series 20151187, 311.

49. MacDonald, J. P.; Shaver, M. P.* “Aluminum salen and salan polymerization catalysts: From monomer scope to macrostructure control” in Green Polymer Chemistry: Biobased Materials and Biocatalysis. ACS Symposium Series 20151192, 147.

48. Zhu, K.; Shaver, M. P.*; Thomas, S. P.* “Stable and easily handled Iron(III) catalysts for hydrosilylation of ketones and aldehydesEur. J. Org. Chem. 201510, 2119.

47. MacDonald, J. P.; Parker, M. P.; Greenland, B. W.; Hermida-Merino, D.; Hamley, I. W.; Shaver, M. P.* “Tuning thermal properties and microphase separation in aliphatic polyester ABA copolymers” Polym. Chem. 2015, 6, 1445.

46. Macdonald, E. K.; Shaver, M. P.* “Intrinsic High Refractive Index Polymers” Polym. International 2015, 64, 6.

45. Yeo, A.; Shaver, M. P.; Fryzuk, M. D.* “A New Side-on End-on Ditantalum Dinitrogen Complex and Its Reaction with BuSiH­3Zeit. Anorg. Allge. Chem. 2015, 641, 123.

44. Poli, R.*; Shaver, M. P. “ATRP/OMRP/CCT Interplay in Styrene Polymerization Mediated by Iron(II) Complexes: A DFT Study of the a-Diimine SystemChem. Eur. J. 201420, 17530.

43. Poli, R.*; Allan, L. E. N.; Shaver, M. P.* “Iron-Mediated Reversible Deactivation Controlled Radical Polymerization.” Prog. Polym. Sci. 2014, 39, 1827.

42. Poli, R.*; Shaver, M. P. “Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization (ATRP) and Organometallic Mediated Radical Polymerization (OMRP) of Styrene Mediated by Diaminobis(phenolato)iron(II) Complexes: A DFT Study.” Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 7580.

41.  Allan, L. E. N.; MacDonald, J. P.; Nichol, G. S.; Shaver, M. P.* “Single Component Iron Catalysts for Atom Transfer and Organometallic Mediated Radical Polymerizations: Mechanistic Studies and Reaction Scope.Macromolecules 2014, 47, 1249.

40.  Tennekone, G. K.; Wagner, B. D.*; Shaver, M. P.* “Cyclodextrin-based biodegradable polymer stars: Synthesis & Fluorescence Studies.Green Materials 2014, 2, 31.

39. Chiang, L.; Allan, L. E. N.; Alcantara, J.; Wang, M. C. P.; Storr, T.*; Shaver, M. P.* “Tuning ligand electronics and peripheral substitution on cobalt salen complexes: Structure and polymerisation activity.” Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 4295.

38.  Shaver, M. P.* “The development of Green Materials.Green Materials 2013, 1, 201.

37.  Agatemor, C.; Arnold, A. E.; Cross, E. D.; Decken, A.; Shaver, M. P.* “Aluminium salophen and salen initiators in the ring opening polymersation of rac-lactide and rac-β-butyrolactone: Electronic effects on stereoselectivity and polymerisation rates.J. Organomet. Chem. 2013, 745-746, 335.

36.  Hanhan, M. E.*; Cetinkaya, C.; Shaver, M. P. “Effective Binuclear Pd(II) Complexes for Suzuki Reactions in Water.Appl. Organomet. Chem. 2013, 27, 570.

35. Allan, L. E. N.; Briand, G. G.*; Decken, A.; Marks, J. D.; Shaver, M. P.; Wareham, R. G. “Synthesis and structural characterization of cyclic indium thiolate complexes and their utility as initiators for the ring-opening polymerization of cyclic esters.” J. Organomet. Chem. 2013, 736, 55.

34. Agatemor, C.; Shaver, M. P.* “Tacticity-induced changes in the micellization and degradation properties of poly(lactic acid)-block-poly(ethylene glycol) copolymers.” Biomacromolecules 2013, 14, 699.

33. Keefe, G. E.; Twibanire, J. K.; Grindley, T. B.; Shaver, M. P.* “Poly(lactic acid) polymer stars built from early generation dendritic polyols.Can. J. Chem. 2013, 91, 392.

32. Cross, E. D.; Tennekone, G. K.; Decken, A.; Shaver, M. P.* “Aluminum-based amine-bis(phenolate) catalysts for ring-opening polymerization of rac-lactide and ε-caprolactone.” Green Materials 2013, 1, 87.

31. Perry, M. R.; Allan, L. E. N.; Decken, A.; Shaver, M. P.* “Organometallic mediated radical polymerization of vinyl acetate using bis(imino)pyridine vanadium trichloride complexes.” Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 9157.

30. Cross, E. D.; Allan, L. E. N.; Decken, A.; Shaver, M. P.* “Aluminum salen and salan complexes in the ring-opening polymerization of cyclic esters: Controlled immortal and copolymerization of  rac-β-butyrolactone and rac-lactide.” J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2013, 51, 1137.

29. Allan, L. E. N.; MacDonald, J. P.; Kozak, C. M.; Reckling, A. M.; Shaver, M. P.* “Controlled radical polymerization mediated by amine-bis(phenolate) iron(III) complexes.” Macromol. Rapid Commun. 201233, 414.

28. Allan, L. E. N.; Belanger, J. A.; Callaghan, L. M.; Cameron, D. J. A.; Decken, A. and Shaver, M. P.* “Anilido-aldimine aluminum complexes: Synthesis, characterization and lactide polymerization.” J. Organomet. Chem. 2012706-707, 106.

27. Gallaway, J. B. L.; McRae, J. R.; Decken, A. and Shaver, M. P.* “Ring-opening polymerization of rac-lactide and ε-caprolactone using zinc and calcium salicylaldiminato complexes.” Can. J. Chem. 201290, 419.

26. Cameron, D. J. A.; Shaver, M. P.* “Control of thermal properties and hydrolytic degradation in poly(lactic acid) polymer stars through control of isospecificity of polymer arms.” J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 201250, 1477.

25. Allan, L. E. N.; Perry, M. R.; Shaver, M. P.* “Organometallic Mediated Radical Polymerization.” Prog. Polym. Sci. 201237, 127.

24. Allan, L. E. N.; Cross, E. D.; Francis-Pranger, T. W.; Hanhan, M. E.; Jones, M. R.; Pearson, J. K.; Perry, M. R.; Storr, T.; Shaver, M. P.* “Controlled radical polymerization of vinyl acetate mediated by a bis(imino)pyridine vanadium complex.” Macromolecules 201144, 4072.

23. Perry, M. R.; Shaver, M. P.* “Flexible and rigid core molecules in the synthesis of poly(lactic acid) star polymers.” Can. J. Chem. 201189, 499.

22. Cameron, D. J. A.; Shaver, M. P.* “Aliphatic Polyester Polymer Stars: Synthesis and Properties in Drug Delivery and Nanotechnology.” Chem. Soc. Rev. 201140, 1761.

21. Shaver, M. P.*; Cameron, D. J. A. “Tacticity Control in the Synthesis of Poly(lactic acid) Polymer Stars with Dipentaerythritol Cores.” Biomacromolecules 201011, 3673.

20. Shaver, M. P.* “Low Tech Interactions in the Chemistry Classroom.” J. Chem. Educ. 201087, 1320.

19. Shaver, M. P.*; Hanhan, M. E.; Jones, M. R. “Controlled radical polymerization of vinyl acetate mediated by a vanadium catalyst.” Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 2127.

18. Fritschi, C. B.; Wernitz, S. M.; Vogels, C. M.; Shaver, M. P.; Decken, A.; Bell, A.; Westcott, S. A. “4,4,5,5-Tetraphenyl-1,3,2-dioxaborolane: a bulky borane for the transition metal catalysed hydroboration of alkenes.” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 779.

17. Allan, L. E. N.; Shaver, M. P.; White, A. J. P.; Gibson, V. C. “Correlation of metal spin-state in α-diimine iron catalysts with polymerization mechanism.” Inorg. Chem. 200746, 8963.

16. Shaver, M. P.; Allan, L. E. N.; Gibson, V. C. “Organometallic intermediates in the controlled radical polymerization of styrene by α-diimine iron catalysts.” Organometallics 200726, 4725.

15. O’Reilly, R. K.; Shaver, M. P.; White, A. J. P.; Gibson, V. C. “α-Diimine, diamine and diphosphine iron catalysts for the controlled radical polymerization of styrene and acrylate monomers.” Macromolecules 2007, 40, 7441.

14. Shaver, M. P.; Allan, L. E. N.; Gibson, V. C. “Ethylene polymerization under mild conditions using simple aluminum alkyls and chloro activators.” Organometallics 200726, 2252.

13. O’Reilly, R. K.; Shaver, M. P.; Gibson, V. C. “Nickel(II) α-diimine catalysts for the Atom Transfer Radical Polymerisation of styrene.” Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2006359, 4417.

12. Carmichael, C. D.; Shaver, M. P.; Fryzuk, M. D. “Synthesis and coordination chemistry of the diamido-arsine ligand [NAsN] (NAsN = PhAs(CH2SiMe2NPh)2).” Can. J. Chem. 200684, 1667.

11. Shaver, M. P.; Allan, L. E. N.; Rzepa, H. S.; Gibson, V. C. “Correlation of metal spin state with catalytic reactivity: Polymerizations mediated by α-diimine iron complexes.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200645, 1241.

10. Shaver, M. P.; Johnson, S. A.; Fryzuk, M. D. “Activation and cleavage of alkynes by ([NPN]Ta)2(μ-H)2(μ-η21-N2) and ([NPN]Ta)2(μ-H)4.” Can. J. Chem. 200583, 652.

9. Shaver, M. P.; Fryzuk, M. D. “Phosphine Induced Ancillary Ligand Orthometalation at a Tantalum-Tantalum Double Bond.” Organometallics 200524, 2606.

8. Shaver, M. P.; Fryzuk, M. D. “Addition of primary and secondary phosphines to dinuclear tantalum hydrides: synthesis of phosphides and phosphinidenes via P-H bond activation.” Organometallics 200524, 1419.

7. Shaver, M. P.; Fryzuk, M. D. “Cleavage of hydrazine and 1,1-dimethylhydrazine by tantalum hydrides: formation of imides, nitrides and N,N-dimethylamine.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005127, 500.

6. Shaver, M. P.; Thomson, R. K.; Patrick, B. O.; Fryzuk, M. D. “Vanadium and niobium diamidophosphine complexes and their reactivity.” Can. J. Chem. 200381, 1431.

5. Shaver, M. P.; Fryzuk, M. D. “Activation of molecular nitrogen: Coordination, cleavage and functionalization of N2 mediated by metal complexes.” Adv. Synth. Catal. 2003345, 1061.

4. Fryzuk, M. D.; Shaver, M. P.; Patrick, B. O. “Diamidophosphine complexes of niobium (III) and (IV): Imide formation via ancillary ligand decomposition.” Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2003350, 293.

3. Vogels, C. M.; O’Connor, P. E.; Phillips, T. E.; Watson, K. J.; Shaver, M. P.; Hayes, P. G.; Westcott, S. A. “Rhodium-catalyzed hydroborations of allylamine and allylimines.” Can. J.  Chem. 200179, 1898.

2. Shaver, M. P.; Vogels, C. M.; Wallbank, A. I.; Hennigar, T. L.; Biradha, K.; Zaworotko, M. J.; Westcott, S. A. “Trans alkenylpyridine and alkenylamine complexes of platinum.” Can. J. Chem. 200078, 568.

1. Vogels, C. M., Hayes, P. G., Shaver, M. P., Westcott, S. A. “Metal catalysed addition of B-H and N-H bonds to aminopropyl vinyl ethers.” Chem. Commun. 2000, 51.

Patents

6. Shaver, M. P.; Hands, P. J. W.; Ferrier, D.C. Biosensor. PCT Int. Appl. (2016), WO 2017006122 A1

5. Jung, H.; Shaver, M. P.; Macdonald, E. K.; Polyphosphonate, and lens and camera module including the same. (2016), US 20160289391 A1.

4. Shaver, M. P.; Cross, E. D. Catalysts for the immortal isospecific polymerization of rac-lactide and the application of these catalysts in the preparation of stereoblock copolymers with aliphatic polyesters. Provisional Patent filing, January 2012.

3. Shaver, M. P.; Allan, L. E. N.; Kozak, C. M. Iron catalysts for the controlled radical polymerization of styrenes and acrylates to produce polymers of controlled molecular weight and dispersity that require no bleaching. Provisional Patent filing November 2011.

2. Shaver, M. P. Star polymers having controlled tacticity and methods of making same. PCT Int. Appl. (2011), WO 2011082479 A1 20110714.

1. Shaver, M. P. Vanadium Catalysts for Controlled Radical Polymerization of Functional Monomers. PCT Int. Appl. (2011), WO 2011097707 A1 20110818.

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