41.  Hiti, E. A.;  Wilkinson, G. R;  Ariyarathna, I.R.;  Tutson, C. D.;   Hardy, E.E.;  Maynard,  B.A.;  Miliordos, E.; Gorden, A. E. V.   "Comparing Coordination Uranyl (VI) Complexes with 2-(1H-imidazo[4,5-b]phenazin-2-yl)phenol and Derivatives,"Dalton Transactions, 2021, 50, 11113-11122.

40. Le, H. M.; Guagliardo, M; Gorden, A. E. V.; Clark, A.; "Ensemble Effects on Allylic Oxidation within Explicit Solvation Environments," Dalton Transactions, 2021,50, 9259-9268


39. Monteiro, J. S. K;  Hiti, Ethan A.;   Hardy, E. E.;   Wilkinson, G. R;    Gorden, J.D.;  Gorden, A. E. V;  de Bettencourt-Dias, A.  "New up-conversion luminescence in molecular cyano-substituted naphthylsalophen lanthanide(iii) complexes" Chemical Communications 2021, 57, 2551-2554. 



38. Mayhugh, J. T.; Niklas, J.E.; Forbes, M. G.; Gorden, J.D. ; Gorden, Anne E.V.  "Pyrrophens: Pyrrole-Based Hexadentate Ligands Tailor-Made for Uranyl Coordination and Molecular Recognition," Inorganic Chemistry 2020, 59, 14, 9560–9568. (


37. Niklas, J.E.; Hunter, K. M.; Gorden, Anne E.V. "Bonding Interactions in Uranyl α-Diimine Complexes: A Spectroscopic and Electrochemical Study of the Impacts of Ligand Electronics and Extended Conjugation" Inorganic Chemistry 2019, 58, 22, 15088-15100. (

36. Black, C.C.; Gorden, Anne E.V. "Oxidative Mannich Reactions of Tertiary Amines Using a Cu(II) 2-Quinoxalinol Salen Catalyst," Journal of Organic Chemistry 2019,  84, (15), 9806-9810 (

35. Wyss, K. M.; Hardy, E. E.; Gorden, Anne E.V. "An example of enhanced emission of a pyridine containing Schiff base Zn2+ complex," Inorganica Chemica Acta 2019, 492, 156-160. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2019.04.032).

34.Grundhoefer, J.P; Hardy, E. E.; West, M.; Curtiss, A.B.; Gorden, Anne E.V. Mononuclear Cu(II) and Ni(II) Complexes of Bis(napthalen-2-ol) Schiff Base Ligands,”  Inorganica Chemica Acta 2019, 125-132. (


33. Niklas, J. E.; Hardy, E. E.; Gorden, Anne E.V. “Solid-state structural elucidation and electrochemical analysis of uranyl naphthylsalophen” Chemical Communcations 2018, 54, 11693-11696 (DOI:10.1039/C8CC05242E)

32. Black, C. C.; Gorden, Anne E.V. “Propargylic C-H activation using a Cu(II) 2-quinoxalinol salen catalyst and tert-butyl hydroperoxide,”  Tetrahedron Letters 2018, 803-806.  (DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2018.01.030)


31. Hardy, E. E.; Wyss, K.M.; Keller, R.J.; Gorden, John D.; Gorden, Anne E.V. “Tunable Emission of Napthylsalophen Triple-Decker Dinuclear Lanthanide (III) Sandwich Complexes,” 2018  Dalton Transactions 1337-1346. (DOI:10.1039/C7DT03733C)


30. Hardy, E. E.; Wyss, K.M.; Gorden, John D.; Ariyarathna, Isuru R.; Miliordos,  Evangelos;  Gorden, Anne E.V. "Th(IV) and Ce(IV) Napthylsalophen Sandwich Complexes: Characterization of Unusual Thorium Fluorescence in Solution and Solid-state" Chemical Communications 2017 53, 11984-11987. (DOI: 10.1039/C7CC06868A) 

29. Niklas, J. E.; Farnum, B.D.; Gorden, John D.; Gorden, Anne E.V. “Structural Characterization and Redox Activity of a Uranyl Dimer and Transition Metal Complexes of a Tetradentate BIAN Ligand,” Organometallics 2017, 4626–4634. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00454)

28. Hardy, E. E.;Eddy, M.A.; Wyss, K.M.; Gorden, Anne E.V. “An example of unusual pyridine donor Schiff base uranyl (UO22+) complexes,” Chemical Communications, 2017, 53, 5718-5720. (DOI: 10.1039/c7cc02747h)


27. Tutson, C.D.; Gorden, Anne. E. V. “Thorium coordination: A comprehensive review based on coordination number,” Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2017, 27-43 (DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2016.11.006)

26. Gorden, A. E. V.; McKee, M.; “Computational Study of Reduction Potentials of Th4+ Compounds and Hydrolysis of ThO2(H2O)n, n=1,2,4” Journal of Physical Chemistry: Part A, 2016, 120 (41), 8169–8183. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.6b08472) 

25. Hardy, E. E.; Eddy, M.A.; Maynard, B.A.; Gorden, Anne E.V. “Solid State π–π Stacking and Higher Order Dimensional Crystal Packing, Reactivity, and Electrochemical Behaviour of Salphenazine Actinide and Transition Metal Complexes,” Dalton Transactions, 2016, 45, 14243-14251. (DOI: 10.1039/C6DT02389D)  

24. Maynard, B.A.; Tutson, C. D.; Lynn, K.S., Pugh, C. W.; Gorden, Anne E.V. “Actinide (Th4+ and UO22+) assisted oxidative coupling of orthophenylenediamine in the presence of oxygen,” Tetrahedron Letters, 2016, (57)472–475. (DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2015.12.0580040-4039)


23. DeVore, M. A., II;Kerns, S. A.; Gorden, Anne E.V. “Quinoxalinol Salen Ligands for Photometric Recognition of Uranyl (UO2)2+ Ions,” European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2015, 5708-5714. (DOI:10.1002/ejic.201501033)

22. Maynard, B.A.; Brooks, J. C.; Hardy, E. E.; Easley, C. J.; Gorden, Anne E.V. “Synthesis, single crystal X-ray structural elucidation, electronic spectroscopy, and microfluidic detection of Cu+2 and UO2+2 [di-tert-butyl-salphenazine complexes]”  Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 4428 – 4430.  (DOI: 10.1039/C5DT00106D)


21. Weerasiri, K.; Gorden, A. E. V.  “Cu(II) 2-Quinoxalinol Salen Catalyzed Oxidation of Propargylic, Benzylic , and Allylic alcohols using tert-Butyl Hydroperoxide in Aqueous Solutions” Tetrahedron 2014 70 (43), 7962–7968.. (DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2014.08.050)

20. Li, Y.; Lee, T. B.; Weerasiri, K.C.; Wang, T.; Buss, E.E.; McKee, M.L.; Gorden, A. E. V. “2-Quinoxalinol Diamine Cu(II) Complex: Facilitating Catalytic Oxidation Through Dual Mechanisms”  Dalton Transactions 2014 (43) 13578 – 13583.(DOI:10.1039/C4DT01562B)


19. Maynard, B.A.; Lynn, K.A.; Sykora, R. E ;Gorden, A. E. V. “Emission, Raman Spectroscopy, and Structural Characterization of Actinide Tetracyanometallates" Inorganic Chemistry 2013 52 (9), 4880-4889. (DOI: 10.1021/ic302459z)

18. Weerasiri, K.C.; Gorden, A. E. V. "Oxidation of Propargylic Alcohols using a 2-Quinoxalinol Salen Copper (II) Complex and tert-Butyl Hydroperoxide " European Journal of Organic Chemistry2013  (8) 1546–1550. (DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201201394)

17. Gorden, A.E. V.; DeVore, M. A., II; Maynard, B.A.; " Coordination Chemistry with f-Element Complexes for An Improved Understanding of Factors that Contribute to Extraction Selectivity," Inorganic Chemistry 2013 52 (7), 3445–3458. (DOI :10.1021/ic300887).


16. DeVore, M. A., II; Gorden, A.E. V. "Copper and Uranyl Extraction from Aqueous Solution Using Bis-dithiophosphinite Ligands" Polyhedron 2012, 42 (1), 271 - 275. (DOI:10.1016/j.poly.2012.05.026)

15. Li, Yuancheng; Lee, Tae Bum; Wang, Tanyu, Gamble, Audrey, V.; Gorden, Anne, E. V.; “Allylic C-H Activations using Cu(II) 2-Quinoxalinol Salen and tert-Butyl Hydroperoxide”  Journal of Organic Chemistry2012, 77 (10), 4628–4633. (DOI: 10.1021/jo300372q)


14. Maynard, B. A.; Sykora, R. A.; Mague, J. T.; Gorden, A. E. V. “Actinide Tetracyanoplatinates: Synthesis and Structural Characterization With Uncharacteristic Th-NC Coordination and Thorium Fluorescence” Chemical Communications2010, 46, 4944 – 4946. (DOI: 10.1039/c0cc00343c)

13. Bharara, M. S.; Gorden, A. E. V.; “Unusual Topology of Amine Templated Three- and Two-Dimensional Uranyl Sulfate Compounds” Dalton Transactions 2010 (15), 3557-3559. (DOI: 10.1039/b926973h)

12. Li, Y., Wu, X., Lee, T.-B.; Isbell, E. K.; Parish, E. J.; Gorden, A. E. V., ”An effective method for allylic oxidation of Δ5-steroids using ¬tert-butyl hydroperoxide,” Journal of Organic Chemistry 2010, 75, (5), 1807–1810. (DOI:  10.1021/jo902637k)


11. Wu, X., Hubbard, H. K.; Tate, B. K.; Gorden, A. E. V. ”One-Pot Metal Templated Synthesis for the Preparation of  2-Quinoxalinol Salen Metal Complexes,” Polyhedron2009, 28, (2), 360 – 362. (DOI:  10.1016/j.poly.2008.10.050)

10. Wu, X., Gorden, A. E. V.; “2-Quinoxalinol Salen Copper Complexes in Oxidation of Aryl Methylenes” European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2009, (4), 503 – 509. (DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.200800928)

9. Wu, X.; Bharara, M. S.; Bray, T. H.; Tate, B.K.; Gorden, A. E. V.; “Synthesis and Characterization of 2-Quinoxalinol Schiff-Base Metal Complexes” Inorganica Chemica Acta2009, 362, 1847-1864. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2008.08.037)


8. Wu, X.; Gorden, A. E. V.; “2-Quinoxalinol Salen Ligands Incorporated into Functionalized Resins for Selective Solid-Phase Extraction of Copper (II)” Tetrahedron Letters2008, 49, (30), 5200-5203. (DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2008.06.041)

7. Wu, X.; Bharara, M. S.; Tate, B.K.; Tonks, S.A.; Vilseck, J. Z.; Gorden, A. E. V. “Actinide Coordination Ligands for Use in Sensors and Sensing Materials” Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings: Actinides 2008 -  Basic Science, Applications, and Technology (Symposium NN) 2008 (1104).

6. Bharara, M. S.; Heflin, K.L.; Tonks, S.A.; Strawbridge, K.; Gorden, A. E. V. “Hydroxy- and alkoxy-bridged dinuclear uranyl-Schiff base complexes: Hydrolysis, transamination and extraction studies,” Dalton Transactions.,2008, 10, 2966 – 2973. (DOI:  10.1039/b800469b)

5. Szigethy, G.; Xu, J.; Gorden, A. E. V.; Teat, S.J.; Shuh, D. K.; Raymond, K. N.; “Surprising Coordination Geometry Differences in Ce(IV)- and Pu(IV)-Maltol Complexes,” European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2008, 2143 – 2147 (DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200800144)


4. Bharara, M. S.; Tonks, S.A.; Gorden, A. E. V.; “Uranyl Stabilized Schiff Base Complex” Chemical Communcations 2007, 4006 – 4008.   ~ Featured in Corcoran, S. “Basic extraction of uranium,” Chemical Science, 2007, (October 25, 2007). (DOI: 10.1039/b712322a )

3. Wu, X.; Gorden, A. E. V.; Tonks, S. A; Vilseck, J. Z.; “Regioselective Synthesis of Asymmetrically Substituted 2-Quinoxalinol Salen Ligands,” Journal of Organic Chemistry2007, 72, (23) 8691-8699. (DOI: 10.1021/jo701395w)

2. Bharara, M. S.; Strawbridge, K.; Vilsek, J. Z.; Bray, T. H.; Gorden, A. E. V. “Novel Dinuclear Uranyl Complexes with Asymmetric Schiff Base Ligands: Synthesis, Structural Characterization, Reactivity, and Extraction Studies,” Inorganic Chemistry, 2007, 46,(20) 8309-8315. (DOI: 10.1021/ic7010315)

1. Wu, X.; Gorden, A. E. V.; “An Efficient Method for Solution-Phase Parallel Synthesis of 2-Quinoxalinol Schiff-Base Ligands” Journal of Combinatorial Chemistry, 2007, 9, (4), 601-608. (DOI: 10.1021/cc070021q)

Prior work to 2007

1. Gorden, A. E. V.; Shuh, D. K.; Szigethy, G.; Tiedemann, B. E. F.; Xu, J.; Raymond, K. N. “Characterization of a Plutonium Sequestering Agent Complex by Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction” in Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings: Actinides 2006 -  Basic Science, Applications, and Technology , edited by Kerri J.M. Blobaum, Elaine A. Chandler, Ladislav Havela, M. Brian Maple, and Mary P. Neu (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 986, Warrendale, PA, 2007), 0986-OO08-01.

2. Gorden, A. E. V.; Xu, J.; Szigethy, G.; Oliver, A.; Shuh, D. K.; Raymond, K. N.; ”Characterization of  Mixed Salt 1-Hydroxy-pyridin-2-one Pu(IV) Complexes,” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2007, 129, (21),6674-6675. 

3. Gorden, A. E. V.; Shuh, D. K.; Tiedemann, B. E. F.; Xu, J.; Wilson, R. E.; Raymond, K. N.; “Sequestered Plutonium: Structural Characterization and Complex Formation of Pu(IV) Complexes with Siderophore-like Ligands.”   Special Publication - Royal Society of Chemistry (Recent Advances in Actinide Science), 2006, 305, 177-179. 

4. Gorden, A. E. V.; Shuh, D. K.; Tiedemann, B. E. F.; Wilson, R. E.; Xu, J.; Raymond, K. N.; “Sequestered Plutonium: Pu(IV)[Bis(5-LIO-Me-3,2-HOPO)]2 – The First Structurally Characterized Plutonium Hydroxypyridonate Complex,”  Chemistry: A European Journal 2005, (9), 2842 - 2848. ~ addendum Chemistry: A European Journal 2007, 13 (2), 378-378. 

5. Sessler, J. L.; Melfi, P. J.; Seidel, D.; Gorden, A. E. V.; Ford, D. K.; Palmer, P. D.; Tait, C. D.; “Hexaphyrin( A New Colorimetric Actinide Sensor,” Tetrahedron, 2004, (60), 11089-11097.  

6. Veeck, A.C.; White, D.J.; Whisenhunt, D.W.  Jr., Xu, J.; Gorden, A.E.V.; Romanovski, V.; Hoffman, D.C.; Raymond, K.N. “Hydroxypyridinone Extraction Agents for Pu(IV),” Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange 2004, (22), 6, 1037 – 1068. 

7. Xu, J.; Gorden, A.E.V.; Raymond, K. N.; “Octadentate Ligands Containing 2,3-Dihydroxybenzamide and 2,3-Dihydroxyterephthalamide Coordinating Subunits on a Tetrapodal Amine Backbone for Chelation of Actinides,” European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2004, 3244 – 3253. 

8. Gorden, A.E.V.; Davis, J.; Sessler, J. L.; Král, V.; Keogh, D. W.; Schroeder, N. L. “Monoprotonated Sapphyrin-Pertechnetate Anion Interactions in Aqueous Media,” Supramolecular Chemistry,  2004, (16), 2, 91-100. 

9. Gorden, A.E.V.; Xu, J.; Raymond, K. N.; Durbin, P. D. “The Rational Design of Sequestering Agents for Plutonium and other Actinide Elements,” Chemical Reviews, 2003, (11), 103, 4207 – 4282. 

10. Gorden, A.E.V.; Raymond, K. N.; Shuh, D.K.;  “Description and Procedures for Synchrotron Radiation, Small Molecule, Single Crystal Crystallography of Plutonium Complexes at ALS Beamline 11.3.1 (ALS and College of Chemistry Small Molecule Diffractometer)” LBNL-53125, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory – Chemical Sciences Division, 2003.

11.*Sessler, J.L.; Gorden, A.E.V.; Seidel, D.; Hannah, S.; Lynch, V.; Gordon, P.L.; Donohoe, R. J.; Tait, C. D.; Keogh, D.W.  “Characterization of the Interactions Between Neptunyl and Plutonyl Cations and Expanded Porphyrins,” Inorganica Chemica Acta, 2002, 341, 54-70. 

12. *Sessler, J. L.; Seidel, D.; Vivian, A.E., Scott, B.L.; Keogh, D.W.  “The Expanded Porphyrin Hexaphyrin ( a Novel Ligand for the Complexation of Actinide Cations – Uranyl (UO22+) and Neptunyl (NpO2+),” Angewandte Chemie, International Edition English., 2001, 3, 591 – 594. (Impact Factor 10.88) ~ Featured in “Science Concentrates,” C. & E. News, 2001, (6), 79, 26.  

13.*Sessler, J. L.; Vivian, A. E.; Seidel, D.; Burrell, A. K.; Mody, T. D.; Hoehner, M.; Gebauer, A.; Lynch, V.  “Actinide Expanded Porphryin Complexes,” Coordination Chemistry Reviews 2001, 216–217, 411-434. ~ Erratum Coord. Chem. Rev., 2001, 222, 275. 

14.*Rachelwicz, K.; Latos-Grazynski, L; Gebauer, A.; Vivian, A.; Sessler, J.L.  “NH tautomerization of 2,7,18,23 – tetramethyl – 3,8,12,13,17,22 – hexaethylsapphyrin,” Journal of the Chemistry Society: Perkin Transactions 2, 1999, 11, 2189 – 2195. 

15.*Van Westrenen, J.; Sherry, A.D.; Kim, W.D.; Vivian, A. E.; Hrncir, D.C.  “Synthesis and X-ray structure of three polyazamacrocycles having sulfonate pendant groups: Piperazinyl-monomethanesulfonic acid, sodium hydrogen 1,4,7 – triaza cyclononane-N,N’ – di(methanesulfonate) and 1,4,7,10 – tetraazacyclododecane- N,’’ – di(methanesulfonic acid.)” Journal of Crystallographic Spectroscopy Research 1993, 1, 2189 – 2195. 

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