Complete list of publications

Peer reviewed

  • R. I. Petrikat, T. Frick, S. Becker: On the equilibrium of mono- and dinuclear Cu(II) dimethylglyoxime complexes and its exploitation for the simple preparation of Cu(I) salts [Cu(CH3CN)4]X (X = ClO4-, BF4-, OTf-), Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2024, DOI 10.1002/zaac.202300253
  • S. Becker: Understanding Cooperativity in Homo- and Heterometallic Complexes: From Basic Concepts to Design, ChemPlusChem 2024, DOI: 10.1002/cplu.202300619
  • S. L. Faber, N. I. Dilmen, S. Becker: On the Redox Equilibrium of TPP/TPPO Containing Cu(I) and Cu(II) Complexes, Chemistry  2023, DOI  10.3390/chemistry5020087
  • R. I. Petrikat, S. Steiger, E. Barani, P. J. Boden, M. E. Huber, M. E. Ringenberg, G. Niedner-Schatteburg, K. Fink, S. Becker: Cooperativity-Driven Reactivity of a Dinuclear Copper Dimethylglyoxime Complex, Chem. Eur. J.2023, DOI 10.1002/chem.202203438 (Cover)
  • C. Malchau, N. Ultes, J. Erhard, T. E. Eger, D. V. Fries, B. Oelkers, S. Becker, G. Niedner-Schatteburg, W. R. Thiel: A novel chelating bidentate NHC ligand based on the cationic (η5-cyclopentadienyl((η6-arene)iron(II) motif, J. Organometal. Chem.2023, DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2023.122618
  • R. I. Petrikat, S. Becker: BF4- as source for the preparation of BF2 bridged copper(II) dimethylglyoxime complexes, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2022,DOI: 10.1002/zaac.202200150
  • C. Malchau, T. Milbert, T. R. Eger, D. V. Fries, P. J. Pape, B. Oelkers, Y. Sun, S. Becker, M. H. Prosenc, G. Niedner-Schatteburg, and W. R. Thiel: A Cyclometalated NHC Iridium Complex Bearing a Cationic (5-Cyclopentadienyl)(6-phenyl)iron Backbone, Chem. Eur. J.  2021, DOI: 10.1002/chem.202102520
  • Y. Becker, M. Huber, S. Becker, Y. Sun, G. Niedner-Schatteburg and W. R. Thiel: A gas-phase study on the cyclometallation of a series of Cp*Ir(III) complexes bearing bidentate pyrimidine ligands, J. Organometal. Chem.  2021, DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2021.122063
  • Y. Becker, F. Schön, S. Becker, Y. Sun and W. R. Thiel: Structure-dependent Regio-selectivity of a Roll-Over Cyclopalladation Occuring at 2,2'-Bipyridine-type Ligands, J. Organometal. Chem. 2021, DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2021.121780
  • J. Will, L. Schneider, J. Becker, S. Becker, A. Miska, C. Gawlig and S. Schindler: Synthesis and Reactivity of Iron(II) Complexes with a New Tripodal Imine Ligand, Isr. J. Chem.  2020, DOI: 10.1002/ijch.201900120
  • C. Groß, Y. Sun, T. Jost, T. Grimm, M. P. Klein, G. Niedner-Schatteburg, S. Becker and W. R. Thiel: Generation of a zinc and rhodium containing metallomacrocycle by rearrangement of a six-coordinate precursor complex, Chem. Commun2020, DOI: 10.1039/C9CC07723E
  • C. Gawlig, S. Schindler and S. Becker: One-Pot Conversion of Cyclohexane to Adipic Acid Using a µ4-Oxido-Copper Cluster as Catalyst Together with Hydrogen Peroxide, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.  2020, DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201901052(cover picture and Cover-Interview)
  • L. M. Mesquita, J. Anhäuser, D. Bellaire, S. Becker, A. Lützen and S. Kubik: Palladium(II)-Mediated Assembly of a M2L2 Macrocycle and M3L6 Cage from a Cyclopeptide-Derived Ligand, Org. Lett.  2019, DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b02338

  • D. Bauer, B. Andrae, P. Gaß, D. Trenz, S. Becker and S. Kubik: Functionalisable acyclic curcurbiturils, Org. Chem. Front.  2019, DOI: 10.1039/C9QO00156E
  • A. Beitat, J. Becker, J.-Y. Xu, C. Brombach, S. Becker, H. Kelm, O. Walter, C. Würtele, S. Schindler: From mononuclear to polynuclear: copper and zinc complexes obtained from polylyridylamine ligands related to tris(2-pyridylmethyl)-amine (tmpa), J. Coord. Chem.  2018, DOI:
  • S. Becker: The crystal structure of [Fe2(PIMIC6)(AnthCO2)(CH3CN)]·[Fe2(PIMIC6)(AnthCO2)(CH3CN)0.9(CH2Cl2)0.1]·[Fe2(PIMIC6)(AnthCO2)(OH2)]·0.75CH3CN: a crystallographer's nightmare or a fascinating case of disorder? Acta Cryst  2018, DOI: picture)
  • M. Dürr, J. Klein, A. Kahnt, S. Becker, R. Puchta, B. Sarkar, I. Ivanović-Burmazović: Redox Behavior of a Dinuclear Ruthenium(II) Complex Bearing an Uncommon Bridging Ligand: Insights from High-Pressure Electrochemistry, Inorg. Chem.  2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b02192
  • F. Wang, S. Becker, M. A. Minier, A. Loas, M. N. Jackson, S. J. Lippard: Tuning the Diiron Core Geometry in Carboxylate-Bridged Macrocyclic Model Complexes Affects Their Redox Properties and Supports Oxidation Chemistry, Inorg. Chem.  2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b01418
  • T.-D. J. Stumpf, M. Steinbach, C. Würtele, J. Becker, S. Becker, R. Fröhlich, R. Göttlich, S. Schindler: Reactivity of Copper Complexes with Bispiperidine and Bisquinoline Ligands, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.  2017, DOI:10.1002/ejic.201700755
  • C. Sessler, M. Rahm, S. Becker, J. Goldberg, F. Wang, S. J. Lippard: CF2H, a Hydrogen Bond Donor, J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2017, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b04457
  • S. Becker, P. Müller: A Reinterpretation of the Crystal Structure Analysis of [K(crypt-222)]+CF3: No Proof for the Trifluoromethanide Ion, Chem. Eur. J.  2017, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201700554
  • M. Jopp, J. Becker, S. Becker, A. Miska, V. Gandin, C. Marzano, S. Schindler: Anticancer Activity of a Series of Copper(II) Complexes with Tripodal Ligands, Eur. J. Med. Chem.  2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2017.03.019
  • S. Becker, M. Dürr, A. Miska, J. Becker, C. Gawlig, U. Behrens, I. Ivanović-Burmazović, S. Schindler: Copper Chloride Catalysis: Do μ4-Oxido Copper Clusters Play a Significant Role?, Inorg. Chem.  2016, DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b02576
  • S. Kim, M. A. Minier, A. Loas, S. Becker, F. Wang, S. J. Lippard: Achieving Reversible Sensing of Nitroxyl by Tuning the Ligand Environment of Azamacrocyclic Copper(II) Complexes, J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2016, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b12825
  • L. Valentin, A. Henss, B. A. Tkachenko, A. Fokin, P. R. Schreiner, S. Becker, C. Wuertele, S. Schindler: Transition Metal Complexes with Cage-Opened Diamondoid Tetracyclo[,12.02,7]tetradeca-6.11-diene, J. Coord. Chem. 2015, DOI: 10.1080/00958972.2015.1071802
  • R. Hrdina, F.M. Metz, M. Larrosa, J.-P. Berndt, Y. Y. Zhygadlo, S. Becker, J. Becker: Intramolecular C-H Amination Provides Direct Access to 1,2-disubstituted Diamondoids, Eur. J. Org. Chem.  2015, DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201500691
  • Z. Lu, H. Hausmann, S. Becker, H. A. Wegner: „Aromaticity as Stabilizing Element in the Bidentate Activation for the Catalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide“, J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2015, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b02905
  • S. Becker, U. Behrens, S. Schindler: „Investigations Concerning [Cu4OX6L4]-Cluster Formation of Copper(II) Chloride with Amine Ligands Derived from Benzylamine (C7H7NH2)“, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem2015, DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201500115
  • S. Becker, U. Behrens, S. Schindler: „Synthesis, Structure and Reactivity of the Compound [Cu(C7H7NH2)Cl]4 Derived from CuCl and Benzylamine (C7H7NH2)“, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem.  2014, DOI: 10.1002/zaac.201400395
  • S. Löw, J. Becker, C. Wuertele, A. Miska, C. Kleeberg, U. Behrens, O. Walter, S. Schindler: Reactions of Copper(II) Chloride in solution: Facile Formation of Tetranuclear Copper Clusters and Other Complexes That Are Relevant in Catalytic Redox Processes, Chem. Eur. J.  2013, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201203848


  • S. Becker: Book Review: Molecular Bio-Sensors and the Role of Metal Ions , Vol. 23 of Metal Ions in Life Sciences (Guest Editor: Thomas J. Meade. Series Editors: Astrid Sigel, Helmut Sigel, Eva Freisinger, Roland K. O. Sigel), CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, London, New York, 2022, 330 + xviii pp; ISSN: 1559-0836; 1868-0402 (electronic). ISBN: 9781032135786 (hardback); 9781032135861 (paperback); 978100329971 (E-book). Doi: 10.1201/9781003229971, Inorg. Chim. Acta2023, DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2022.121375
  • S. Becker, D. Rosca: Trendberichte Anorganische Chemie 2021: Nebengruppen, Koordinationschemie und Bioanorganik, Nachrichten aus der Chemie  2021, DOI: DOI: 10.1002/nadc.20214103880

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