[20] "Impact of the Oxidation State on Secondary Ligand Interactions in Homoleptic Quasilinear Metal(I/II) Silylamides of Cr – Co"

R. Weller, L. Ruppach, A. Shlyaykher, F. Tambornino, C. G. Werncke, submitted.

[19] "Imido Cobalt complexes with Imidyl Radical Character"

A. Reckziegel, M. Kour, B. Battistella, S. Mebs, K. Beuthert, R. Berger, C. G. Werncke, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, accepted. (link)


[18] "Quasilinear 3d-Metal(I) Complexes [KM(N(Dipp)SiR3)2] (M = Cr − Co) – Structural Diversity, Solution Behaviour and Reactivity"

          R. Weller, I. Müller, C. Duhayon, S. Sabo-Etienne, S. Bontemps, C. G. Werncke, Dalton Trans. 2021, 50, 4890. (link)


[17] "A Molecular Low-Coordinate [Fe-S-Fe] Unit in Three Oxidation States"

C. Schneider, S. Demeshko, F. Meyer, C. G. Werncke, Chem. Eur. J. 2021, 27, 6348. (link)

Featured in "Hot Topic: Magnetic Materials" (link)


[16] "Very Low Oxidation States in Organometallic Chemistry"

Book Chapter in Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry IV, Vol.1, Elsevier, 2021. (link)

[15] "Reductive Coupling of (Fluoro)-Pyridines by Linear 3d-Metal(I) Silylamides of Cr – Co: A Tale of C–C Bond Formation, C–F Bond Cleavage and a Pyridyl Radical Anion"         

I. Müller, C. G. Werncke, Chem. Eur. J. 2021, 27, 4932. (link)


[14] "Reaction of Alkynes with Quasilinear Metal(I) Silylamides of Chromium to Cobalt − A Comparative Study"

          I. Müller, D. Munz, C. G. Werncke, Inorg. Chem. 2020, 59, 9521. (link)


[13] "C−H bond activation by an Imido Cobalt(III) and the Resulting Amido Cobalt(II) Complex"

           A. Reckziegel, C. Pietzonka, F. Kraus. C. G. Werncke, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 8527. (link)


[12] "The Ambiguous Behaviour of Diphosphines Towards the Quasilinear Iron(I) Complex [Fe(N(SiMe3)2)2]- – Between Inertness, P−C Bond Cleavage and C−C Double Bond Isomerisation"

           C. G. Werncke, I. Müller, Chem. Comm. 2020, 56, 2268. (link)

[11] “Reduction of 2,2’-Bipyridine by Quasi-Linear 3d-Metal(I) Silylamides – A Structural and Spectroscopic Study”

          I. Müller, C. Pietzonka, F. Kraus, C. G. Werncke, Inorganics 2019, 7, 117. (link)

[10] "C-Halide Bond Cleavage by a Two-Coordinate Iron(I) Complex"

          C. G. Werncke, J. Pfeiffer, I. Müller, L. Vendier, S. Sabo-Etienne, S. Bontemps, Dalton Trans. 2019, 48, 1757–1765. (link)

 [9]  “Crystal Structure and Magnetic Characterization of Rare Three-Coordinate phosphine Adducts [M(N(SiMe3)2)2(PCyp3)] with M = MnII, FeII and CoII (Cyp = tricyclopentyl)” 

         C. G. Werncke, L. Vendier, S. Sabo-Etienne, J.-P. Sutter, C. Pichon, S. Bontemps, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 2017(6), 1041–1046. (link)

[8]  “Ising-Type Magnetic Anisotropy and Slow Relaxation of the Magnetization in Four-Coordinate Amido-Pyridine FeII Complexes”

        C. G. Werncke, C. Pichon, S. Bontemps, L. Vendier, C. Duhayon, N. Suaud, C. Martins, N. Guihéry, S. Sabo-Etienne, J.-P. Sutter, Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 10969–10977. (link)

[7]  "Homoleptic Two-Coordinate Silylamido Complexes of Chromium(I), Manganese(I) and Cobalt(I)"

         C. G. Werncke, E. Suturina, P. C. Bunting, L. Vendier, M. Atanasov, F. Neese, J. R. Long, S. Sabo-Etienne, S. Bontemps, Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 1668–1674. (Hot Paper) (link)

[6]  “Iron Catalyzed Reduction of CO2 into Methylene: Formation of C–N, C–O, and C–C bonds”

          G. Jin, C. G. Werncke, Y. Escudié, S. Sabo-Etienne, S. Bontemps, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 9563–9566. (link)

[5]  “Iron Catalyzed C-H Borylation of Arenes”

          T. Dombray, C. G. Werncke, S. Jiang, M. Grellier, L. Vendier, S. Bontemps, J.-B. Sortais, S. Sabo-Etienne, C. Darcel, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 4062–4065. (link)

[4]  “Two-Coordinate Iron(I) Complex [Fe(N(SiMe3)2)2]: Synthesis, Properties and Redox Activity“

          C. G. Werncke, P. C. Bunting, C. Duhayon, J. R. Long, S. Bontemps, S. Sabo-Etienne, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 245–248. (Hot Paper) (link)

Promotion (PhD):

[3]  “Direct Proof for a Lower Reactivity of Monomeric vs. Dimeric Oxidovanadium Complexes in Alcohol Oxidation" 
         C. G. Werncke, C. Limberg, R. Metzinger, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2013, 639, 2426–2432.
[2]  “Surface-inspired Molecular Vanadium Oxide Catalysts for the Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Alcohols: Evidence for Metal Cooperation and Peroxide Intermediates”, 
        C. G. Werncke, C. Limberg, C. Knispel, S. Mebs, Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 12129–12135.
[1]  “Haloperoxidase Activity of Oxovanadium(V) Thiobisphenolates” 
        C. G. Werncke, C. Limberg, C. Knispel, R. Metzinger, B. Braun, Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 2931–2938.