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Refereed Articles
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L. Alluhaibi, A. Brisdon, S. Klejna, A. Muneer, "Synthesis and characterisation of new silicon–perfluoropropenyl compounds", RSC Adv., 2023, 13, 13547-13655
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M. S. S. Jamil, S. Alkaabi and A. K. Brisdon, "Simple NMR predictors of catalytic hydrogenation activity for [Rh(COD)Cl(NHC)] complexes featuring fluorinated NHC Ligands", Dalton Transactions, 2019
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G. A. Price, A. K. Brisdon, S. Randall, E. Lewis, D. M. Whittaker, R. G. Pritchard, C. A. Muryn, K. R. Flower, P. Quayle, "Some Insights into the gold-catalysed A3 reaction", J. Organomet. Chem., 2017, 846, 251-262
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A. K. Brisdon, A. M. T. Muneer and R. G. Pritchard, "Halogen bonding in a series of Br(CF2)nBr-DABCO adducts (n = 4, 6, 8)", Acta Cryst, 2017, 73, 874-879
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L. M. Alluhaibi, A. K. Brisdon and R. G. Pritchard, "Synthesis and Characterisation of New Perfluoropropenyl Complexes of Gold, Platinum, Palladium, and Titanium", J. Fluorine Chem., 2017, 203, 146-154
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A. K. Brisdon, A. M. T. Muneer and R. G. Pritchard, "Halogen bonded adduct of 1,2-dibromo-1,1,2,2-tetrafluoroethane and 1,4-diazobicyclo[2.2.2]octane", Acta Cryst C, 2015, 71, 900-902
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A. K. Brisdon, H. A. Ghaba, B. Beutel, A. Ejgandi, A. Adderadi, R. G. Pritchard, "Perfluoropropenyl-containing phosphines from HFC replacements.", Dalton Trans., 2015, 44, 19717-19731
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G. A. Price, A. K. Brisdon, K. R. Flower, P. A. Quayle, "Solvent Effects in Gold-Catalyzed A3-Coupling Reactions", Tetrahedron Letters, 2014, 55, 151–154
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A. K. Brisdon, C. J. Herbert, "Fluoroalkyl-containing phosphines", Coord. Chem. Rev., 2013, 257, 880–901
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A. Brisdon, H. Alhanash, "Quaternary Ammonium Ionic Liquids containing Fluorous Ponytails: Competitive Alkylation and Elimination reactions of I(CH2)nRf (n=2, 3) with Tertiary Amines.", J. Fluorine Chem., 2013, 156, 152–157
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A. K. Brisdon, R. G. Pritchard and A. Thomas, "Pentafluoropropenyl Complexes of Mercury, Germanium, Tin, and Lead Derived from (Z)-CFH=CFCF3 and Their Use as Transfer Reagents", Organometallics, 2012, 31, 1341–1348
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F. B. Alhanash, N. A. Barnes, A. K. Brisdon, S. M. Godfrey, R. G. Robin G. Pritchard, "Formation of M4Se4 cuboids (M = As, Sb, Bi) via secondary pnictogen-chalcogen interactions in the co-crystals MX3.Se=P(p-FC6H4)3 (M = As, X = Br; M = Sb, X = Cl; M = Bi, X = Cl, Br)", Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 10211–10218
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G. A. Price, K. R. Flower, R. G. Pritchard, A. K. Brisdon, P. A. Quayle, "First structurally confirmed example of the formation of a gold(III) carbon bond via transmetallation with a boroxine", Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 11696–11697
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N. A. Barnes, A. K. Brisdon, F. R. W. Brown, W. I. Cross, I. R. Crossley, C. Fish, C. J. Herbert, R. G. Pritchard, J. E. Warren, "Synthesis of gold(I) fluoroalkyl and fluoroalkenyl-substituted phosphine complexes and factors affecting their crystal packing", Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 1743–1750
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N. A. Barnes, A. K. Brisdon, C. Fish, J. V. Morey, R. G. Pritchard, J. E. Warren, "The synthesis and single-crystal X-ray structures of palladium(II) and platinum(II) complexes of the difluorovinyl and 1-chloro-2-fluorovinyl-substituted phosphines, PPh2(Z-CF=CFH) and PPh2(E-CF=CFH)", J. Fluorine Chemistry, 2010, 131, 1156–1164
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K. K. Banger, A. K. Brisdon, C. J. Herbert, H. A. Ghaba, I. S. Tidmarsh, "Fluoroalkenyl,Fluoroalkynyl and Fluoroalkyl Phosphines.", J. Fluorine Chem., 2009, 130, 1117–1129
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A. K. Brisdon, C. J. Herbert, "A Generic Route to Fluoroalkyl-containing Phosphanes", Chem. Commun., 2009, 6658–6660
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A. D. Ballantyne, A. K. Brisdon and R. A. W. Dryfe, "Immiscible electrolyte systems based on asymmetric hydrophobic room temperature ionic liquids", Chem. Commun., 2008, 4980–4982
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N. A. Barnes, A. K. Brisdon, F. R. W. Brown, W. I. Cross, C. J. Herbert, R. G. Pritchard, G. Sadiq, "The coordination chemistry of perfluorovinyl substituted phosphine ligands,a crystallographic and spectroscopic study.Co-crystallisation of both cis- and trans-isomers of [PtCl2PiPr2(CF=CF2)2] within the same unit cell.", Dalton Trans., 2008, 101–114
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H. Keypour, H. Goudarziafshar, A. K. Brisdon, R. G. Pritchard, M. Rezaeivala, "New Macrocyclic Schiff Base Complexes Incorporating a Phenanthroline Unit: Part 2; Template Synthesis of some Manganese(II) Complexes and Crystal Structure Studies", Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2008, 361, 1415–1420
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N. A. Barnes, A. K. Brisdon, M. Nieuwenhuyzen, R. G. Pritchard, G. C. Saunders, "Pentamethylcyclopentadienyl rhodium(III) trifluorovinyl phosphine complexes and attempted intramolecular dehydrofluorinative coupling of pentamethylcyclopentadienyl and trifluorovinyl phosphine ligands.", J. Fluorine Chem., 2007, 128, 943–951
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A. K. Brisdon, I. R. Crossley, R. G. Pritchard, G. Sadiq, "Asymmetric fluoro-organomercurials. Part 2. The synthesis and characterization of the fluorovinyl-mercurials RHgCXCF2(R = Ph,Fc; X = F,Cl): The single crystal x-ray structures of PhHgCF:CF2,FcHgCF:CF2 and FcHgCCl:CF2 [Fc = (h5\mbox-C5H5)Fe(h5\mbox-C5H4)-].", J. Organomet. Chem., 2007, 692, 2125–2130
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H. Keypour, H. Goudarziafshar, A. K. Brisdon, R. G. Pritchard, "New macrocyclic Schiff base complexes incorporating a phenanthroline unit: Part 1; Template synthesis ofthree cadmium(II) complexes and crystal structure,NMR and ab initio studies.", Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2007, 360, 2298–2306
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H. Keypour, H. Goudarziafshar, A. K. Brisdon, R. G. Pritchard, "[N-(2\mbox-Aminoethyl)-N-(2-(E)-[9-(diethoxymethyl)-1,10-phenanthrolin-2-yl]methylideneaminoethyl)ethane-1,2-diamine] copper(II) bis(perchlorate).", Acta Crystallog.,E, 2007, E63, m2158-m2159
A copy of the paper ( (c) International Union of Crystallography) is available locally or from IUCR
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A. K. Brisdon, K. R. Flower and R. G. Pritchard, "Raman Spectrum of [Ru(CNBu-t)(CO)(h2-C6H4-2-CHO)(PPh3)][BF4].2CDCl3 Shows That the Crystallographically Determined Bifurcated Hydrogen-Bonding Interaction Cl3CD...F2BF2- Is an Example of a Blue-Shifting Hydrogen Bond.", Inorg. Chem., 2007, 46, 7189–7192
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S. A. Brewer, A. K. Brisdon, J. Fawcett, P. J. Holliman, J. H. Holloway, E. G. Hope, D. R. Russell, "Re-evaluation of the x-ray crystal structure of [Ta4F20]and the synthesis and characterization of a series of mixed-metal pentafluorides of niobium and tantalum.", Z. Anorg. Allg. Chemie, 2006, 632, 325–329
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N. A. Barnes, A. K. Brisdon, J. G. Fay, R. G. Pritchard, J. E. Warren, "Platinum(II) halide complexes of PPh2(CFCF2) and PPh2(CClCF2). The synthesis and crystal structure of [PtI(m-I)PPh2(CXCF2)]2,(X = F,Cl); the first crystallographically characterised iodide-bridged platinum(II) phosphine dimers.", Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2005, 358, 2543–2548
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A. K. Brisdon, I. R. Crossley and R. G. Pritchard, "Asymmetric Fluoro-alkynyl Mercurials: The Synthesis and Solid State Structures of RHgC.tplbond.CCF3 (R = Ph,Fc).", Organometallics, 2005, 24, 5487–5490
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N. A. Barnes, A. K. Brisdon, I. R. Crossley, R. G. Pritchard, J. E. Warren, "Synthesis, Structure, and Solution Behavior of 1-Chloro-2,2-difluorovinyl Titanocene Derivatives: The First X-ray Study of a Titanium Fluorovinyl Compound and Spectroscopic Elucidation of the [Cp2TiMe(eta-2 -CF2CClH)] Complex", Organometallics, 2004, 23, 2680–2685
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A. K. Brisdon, I. R. Crossley, J. A. Greenall, R. G. Pritchard, J. E. Warren, "The synthesis and structural characterization of an homologous series of group 14 1-chloro-2,2-difluorovinyl compounds.", J. Fluorine Chem., 2004, 125, 1099–1103
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N. A. Barnes, A. K. Brisdon, F. R. W. Brown, W. I. Cross, I. R. Crossley, C. Fish, J. V. Morey, R. G. Pritchard, L. Sekhri, "The synthesis and chemistry of fluorovinyl-containing phosphines and the single crystal X-ray structure of SPPri2(CF:CF2).", New J. Chem., 2004, 28, 828–837
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A. K. Brisdon, I. R. Crossley, K. R. Flower, R. G. Pritchard, J. E. Warren, "Ringing the changes: A remarkable carbene-free synthesis of difluorocyclopropenes.", Angew. Chem.,Int. Ed., 2003, 42, 2399–2401
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A. K. Brisdon, I. R. Crossley, R. G. Pritchard, J. E. Warren, "Tricarbonyl(h6-chlorobenzene)chromium.", Acta Crystallog.,Sect. C, 2003, C59, m322-m324
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A. K. Brisdon, I. R. Crossley, R. G. Pritchard, G. Sadiq, J. E. Warren, "Preparation and Functionalization of a Range of Main-Group Trifluoropropynyl Organometallic Compounds: The Application of Metalloid-Directed Carbolithiation to the Selective Synthesis of Novel Fluorocarbon Fragments.", Organometallics, 2003, 22, 5534–5542
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A. K. Brisdon, I. R. Crossley, R. G. Pritchard, J. E. Warren, "Spectroscopic and Structural Assignment of the Absolute Stereochemistry in a Series of 1,2-Difluorovinyl Organometalloids. The First Crystallographic Characterization and Structural Series of Group 14 Fluorovinyl Compounds.", Inorg. Chem., 2002, 41, 4748–4755
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A. K. Brisdon, I. R. Crossley, "Hydrofluorocarbon 245fa: a versatile new synthon in alkyne chemistry.", Chem. Commun., 2002, 2420–2421
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K. Ardeshir, R. E. Banks, M. K. Besheesh, A. K. Brisdon, R. G. Pritchard, "1,2-Bis(N-fluoro-p-toluenesulfonamido)ethane chloroform solvate.", Acta Crystallog. Sect. C, 2001, C57, 970–972
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N. A. Barnes, A. K. Brisdon, M. J. Ellis, R. G. Pritchard, "Recent advances in fluorovinyl-containing compounds.", J. Fluorine Chem., 2001, 112, 35–45
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N. A. Barnes, A. K. Brisdon, W. I. Cross, J. G. Fay, J. A. Greenall, R. G. Pritchard, J. Sherrington, "CFC replacement HCFC-133a (CF3CH2Cl) as a convenient precursor for the synthesis of chlorodifluorovinyl-metal derivatives of main group and transition metal elements: the first X-ray structural characterization of chlorodifluorovinyl-containing organometallic complexes.", J. Organomet. Chem., 2000, 616, 96–105
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K. K. Banger, R. P. Banham, A. K. Brisdon, W. I. Cross, G. Damant, S. Parsons, R. G. Pritchard, A. Sousa-Pedrares, "Synthesis and co-ordination chemistry of perfluorovinyl phosphine derivatives. Single crystal structures of PPh(CF:CF2)2,cis-[PtCl2PPh2(CF:CF2)2]and [AuCl[PPh2(CF:CF2)]2].", J. Chem. Soc.,Dalton Trans., 1999, 427–434
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K. K. Banger, A. K. Brisdon, "The first early transition metal perfluorovinyl complexes: the synthesis of Cp2M(CF:CF2)nX2-n (Cp: h5-C5H5-; M = Ti,Zr; X = Cl or F) and structures of Cp2Ti(CF:CF2)nX2-n (X = Cl,F) via Ti K-edge EXAFS studies.", J. Organomet. Chem., 1999, 582, 301–309
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K. K. Banger, A. K. Brisdon, P. T. Brain, S. Parsons, D. W. H. Rankin, H. E. Robertson, B. A. Smart, M. Buehl, "Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Bis(perfluorovinyl)mercury,Hg(CF:CF2)2: Synthesis,Characterization,and Structure in the Gaseous and Crystalline Phases.", Inorg. Chem., 1999, 38, 5894–5900
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A. K. Brisdon, K. K. Banger, "Fluorovinyl organometallic compounds-an historical review and some recent advances.", J. Fluorine Chem., 1999, 100, 35–43
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P. Bishop, P. Marsh, A. K. Brisdon, B. J. Brisdon, M. F. Mahon, "X-ray crystallographic and extended x-ray absorption fine structure studies of gold(I) complexes containing weak intermolecular interactions.", J. Chem. Soc.,Dalton Trans., 1998, 675–682
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A. K. Brisdon, J. H. Holloway and E. G. Hope, "Mild fluorination of oxo-anions; a clean route to Group 6 and 7 transition metal oxide fluorides.", J. Fluorine Chem., 1998, 89, 35–37
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K. K. Banger, A. K. Brisdon and A. Gupta, "Perfluorovinyl-metal derivatives: a new one-pot synthesis.", Chem. Commun., 1997, 139–140
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K. K. Banger, C. S. Blackman and A. K. Brisdon, "New synthetic route to WSF4 and its solution-phase structure as determined by tungsten L(III)-edge extended x-ray absorption fine structure studies.", J. Chem. Soc.,Dalton Trans., 1996, 2975–2978
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R. Taylor, G. J. Langley, J. H. Holloway, E. G. Hope, A. K. Brisdon, H. W. Kroto, D. R. M. Walton, "Oxygenated species in the products of fluorination of [60]-and [70]-fullerene by fluorine gas.", J. Chem. Soc.,Perkin Trans. 2, 1995, 181–7
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S. A. Brewer, A. K. Brisdon, J. H. Holloway, E. G. Hope, L. A. Peck, P. G. Watson, "Synthesis and characterization of iridium carbonyl fluorides.", J. Chem. Soc.,Dalton Trans., 1995, 2945–8
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S. Brewer, A. K. Brisdon, J. H. Holloway, E. G. Hope, "EXAFS studies on solutions of metal hexafluorides in anhydrous HF.", Polyhedron, 1994, 13, 749–52
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S. A. Brewer, A. K. Brisdon, J. H. Holloway, E. G. Hope, W. Levason, J. S. Ogden, A. K. Saad, "Osmium LIII edge extended x-ray absorption fine-structure studies on the osmium(VIII) oxide-fluorides,OsO3F2,K[OsO3F3]and Cs2[OsO4F2].", J. Fluorine Chem., 1993, 60, 13–17
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R. Taylor, G. J. Langley, A. K. Brisdon, J. H. Holloway, E. G. Hope, H. W. Kroto, D. R. M. Walton, "Highly oxygenated derivatives of fluorinated fullerene C60,and the mode of fragmentation of the fluorinated cage under electron-impact-ionization conditions.", Chem. Commun., 1993, 875–8
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A. K. Brisdon, E. G. Hope, J. H. Holloway, W. Levason, J. S. Ogden, "Mass spectrometric and IR spectroscopic characterization of monomeric molecular ruthenium oxide tetrafluoride.", J. Fluorine Chem., 1993, 64, 117–23
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A. K. Brisdon, J. H. Holloway, E. G. Hope, W. Levason, "Spectroscopic studies on the hexafluoroanions of platinum(V) and rhodium(V).", Polyhedron, 1992, 11, 7–11
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A. K. Brisdon, J. H. Holloway, E. G. Hope, W. Levason, J. S. Ogden, A. K. Saad, "Metal LIII-edge extended x-ray absorption fine structure of 5d transition metal hexafluorides and related fluoroanions.", J. Chem. Soc.,Dalton Trans., 1992, 139–43
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A. K. Brisdon, J. H. Holloway, E. G. Hope, W. Levason, J. S. Ogden, A. K. Saad, "Metal K-edge extended x-ray absorption fine structure studies of molybdenum,ruthenium,and rhodium hexafluorides and related fluoroanions.", J. Chem. Soc.,Dalton Trans., 1992, 447–9
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A. K. Brisdon, R. A. Gomme and J. S. Ogden, "Matrix isolation and mass spectrometric studies of the vaporization of alkali metal oxoselenium salts: characterization of molecular M2SeO4,M2SeO3,and MSeO2.", J. Phys. Chem., 1991, 95, 2927–31
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W. Levason, J. S. Ogden, A. K. Saad, N. A. Young, A. K. Brisdon, P. J. Holliman, J. H. Holloway, E. G. Hope, "Metal K-edge EXAFS (extended x-ray absorption fine structure) studies of chromium oxyfluoride (CrO2F2) and manganese oxyfluoride (MnO3F) at 10 K.", J. Fluorine Chem., 1991, 53, 43–51
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A. K. Brisdon, J. H. Holloway, E. G. Hope, P. J. Townson, W. Levason, J. S. Ogden, "Ultraviolet-visible spectroscopic studies on manganese and rhenium oxide fluorides in low temperature matrixes.", J. Chem. Soc.,Dalton Trans., 1991, 3127–32
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R. K. Bellingham, J. T. Graham, P. J. Jones, J. R. Kirby, W. Levason, J. S. Ogden, A. K. Brisdon, E. G. Hope, "Matrix isolation infrared and ultraviolet-visible studies on some transition metal pentachlorides and pentabromides.", J. Chem. Soc.,Dalton Trans., 1991, 3387–92
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A. K. Brisdon, J. S. Ogden, B. R. Bowsher, S. Dickinson, "Matrix isolation-infrared spectroscopic and mass spectrometric studies of high temperature simulant fission products.", Proceedings of the International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer, 1990, 30, 137–51
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A. K. Brisdon, P. J. Jones, W. Levason, J. S. Ogden, J. H. Holloway, E. G. Hope, G. Stanger, "Spectroscopic studies on the hexafluorides of ruthenium and rhodium isolated in low-temperature matrixes.", J. Chem. Soc.,Dalton Trans., 1990, 715–18
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A. K. Brisdon, J. T. Graham, E. G. Hope, D. M. Jenkins, W. Levason, J. S. Ogden, "Spectroscopic studies on matrix-isolated molybdenum pentachloride.", J. Chem. Soc.,Dalton Trans., 1990, 1529–32
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A. K. Brisdon, E. G. Hope, W. Levason, J. S. Ogden, "Spectroscopic studies on matrix isolated tungsten chlorides and bromides.", J. Chem. Soc.,Dalton Trans., 1989, 313–16
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A. K. Brisdon, J. S. Ogden, "Matrix isolation and mass spectrometric studies on selenium trioxide vapor: the characterization of monomeric selenium trioxide.", J. Mol. Struct., 1987, 157, 141–53
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A. K. Brisdon, R. A. Gomme and J. S. Ogden, "Matrix-isolation studies on the vaporization of arsenic(V) oxide: the characterization of molecular species As4On (n = 7-10) by infrared spectroscopy.", J. Chem. Soc.,Dalton Trans., 1986, 2725–30
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Books
A. K. Brisdon, Inorganic Spectroscopic Methods,Oxford University Press Primer Series, OUP, 1998
Book Chapters
A. K. Brisdon, Halogens and noble gases., 2007, 126–136
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A. K. Brisdon, Halogens and noble gases., 2006, 160–170
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A. K. Brisdon, Halogens and noble gases., 2005, 128–138
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A. K. Brisdon, Halogens and noble gases., 2004, 131–140
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A. K. Brisdon, Professor Eric Banks at 70: still fascinated by fluorine., 2003, 1–3 [doi]
A. K. Brisdon, Halogens and noble gases., 2002, 107–114
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A. K. Brisdon, Halogens and noble gases., 2001, 107–116
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Room Temperature Ionic Liquids
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[PtBr2{PiPr2(CF=CF2)}2]
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Inhaler Propellant
The propellant in many inhalers is an inert hydrofluorocarbon compound. The same material used in air-conditioners.