Sally Brooker


Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand


  1. Malthus S, Wilson R, Vikas Aggarwal A, Cameron S, Larsen D, Brooker S. Carbazole-based N4-donor Schiff base macrocycles: obtained metal free and as Cu(ii) and Ni(ii) complexes. Dalton Trans. 2017;46:3141-3149 pubmed publisher
    ..Like porphyrins, both of these N4-donor macrocycles, which differ only in the R group present at the 3 and 6 positions (H or tBu), impose a strong ligand field. ..
  2. Bennington M, Feltham H, Buxton Z, White N, Brooker S. Tuneable reversible redox of cobalt(iii) carbazole complexes. Dalton Trans. 2017;46:4696-4710 pubmed publisher
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    Dhers S, Feltham H, Rouzières M, Clérac R, Brooker S. Macrocyclic {3d-4f} SMMs as building blocks for 1D-polymers: selective bridging of 4f ions by use of an O-donor ligand. Dalton Trans. 2016;45:18089-18093 pubmed
    ..5H2O·0.25MeOH}n (2). A comparative study of the static and dynamic magnetic properties of 2 and its precursor, 1, is reported. ..
  4. Miller R, Brooker S. Reversible quantitative guest sensing via spin crossover of an iron(ii) triazole. Chem Sci. 2016;7:2501-2505 pubmed publisher
    ..98): T1/2 = 27.0?log10[n(CHCl3)] + 243. This study is a proof of principle that a (multi-use) quantitative sensor material based on spin crossover is feasible. ..
  5. Hogue R, Lepper C, Jameson G, Brooker S. Manipulating and quantifying spin states in solution as a function of pressure and temperature. Chem Commun (Camb). 2018;54:172-175 pubmed publisher
    ..Herein, we describe the first quantitative variable-pressure and variable-temperature method of determining spin states in solution, demonstrate that it is accurate, and identify a simultaneous T and P sensor system. ..
  6. Hogue R, Singh S, Brooker S. Spin crossover in discrete polynuclear iron(ii) complexes. Chem Soc Rev. 2018;: pubmed publisher
  7. Karabulut F, Feltham H, Brooker S. Substituents drive ligand rearrangements, giving dinuclear rather than mononuclear complexes, and tune CoII/III redox potential. Dalton Trans. 2018;47:11749-11759 pubmed publisher
  8. Cowan M, Miller R, Brooker S. Pyrazine-imide complexes: reversible redox and MOF building blocks. Dalton Trans. 2015;44:2880-92 pubmed publisher
    ..15-0.24 V higher than for the analogous complexes of Hpypzca (non-symmetric pyridine/pyrazine imide ligand), and 0.35-0.36 V higher than for the complexes of Hbpca (symmetric pyridine imide ligand). ..
  9. Brooker S. Spin crossover with thermal hysteresis: practicalities and lessons learnt. Chem Soc Rev. 2015;44:2880-92 pubmed publisher

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  1. Miller R, Narayanaswamy S, Clark S, Dera P, Jameson G, Tallon J, et al. Pressure induced separation of phase-transition-triggered-abrupt vs. gradual components of spin crossover. Dalton Trans. 2015;44:20843-9 pubmed publisher
    ..4 GPa. These magnetic susceptibility (vs. temperature) and X-ray crystallography (at RT) studies, under a range of pressures, show that the SCO can be tuned over a wide range of temperature and pressure space, including RT SCO. ..
  2. Thevenon A, Romain C, Bennington M, White A, Davidson H, Brooker S, et al. Dizinc Lactide Polymerization Catalysts: Hyperactivity by Control of Ligand Conformation and Metallic Cooperativity. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2016;55:8680-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Dizinc catalysts also perform very well under immortal conditions, showing improved control, and are able to tolerate loadings as low as 0.002?mol?% whilst conserving high activity (TOF=12?500?h(-1) ). ..