Publications

Prior to York University

20. Caputo, C.B., Stephan, D.W., “Non-Conventional Lewis acids and bases in Frustrated Lewis pair chemistry” Structure and Bonding, 2017, In: Mingos, D. Michael P. ed. The Chemical Bond III: 100 years old and getting stronger. 1-29 (Invited 100th anniversary of Lewis Acid Base Chemistry)
19. Zhu, J., Perez, M., Caputo, C.B., Stephan, D.W., “Use of Trifluoromethyl Groups for Catalytic Benzylation and Alkylation with Subsequent Hydrodefluorination” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 1417-1421
18. Vom Stein, T., Perez, M., Dobrovetsky, R., Winkelhaus, D., Caputo, C.B., Stephan, D.W., “Electrophilic Fluorophosphonium Cations in FLP Hydrogen Activation and Catalytic Hydrogenation of Olefins” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 10178-10182
– Highlighted in Synfacts by Prof. Benjamin List 2015, 11(10), 1100
17. Caputo, C.B., Winkelhaus, D., Dobrovetsky, R., Hounjet, L.J., Stephan, D.W.; Synthesis and Lewis Acidity of Fluorophosphonium Cations, Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 12256-12264
16. Perez, M.; Qu, Z.W.; Caputo, C.B.; Hounjet, L.J.; Hansen, A.; Grimme, S.; Stephan, D.W.; Electrophilic Phosphonium Cation Hydrosilylation Catalysis of Ketones, Imines and Nitriles, Selectivity and Mechanism., Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 21, 6491-6500
15. Perez, M.; Caputo, C.B.; Dobrovetsky, R.; Stephan, D.W.; Olefin Transfer Hydrogenation via Electrophilic Phosphonium Catalysis of Heteroatom-Silane Dehydrocoupling, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 2014, 111, 10917-10921
14. Ekkert, O.; Caputo, C.B.; Pranckenvicius, C.; Daniliuc, C.G.; Kehr, G.; Erker, G.; Stephan, D.W.; Reactivity of an Intramolecular Fluorophosphonium-Fluoroborate, Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20, 11287-11290
13. Perez, M.; Hounjet, L.J.; Caputo, C.B.; Dobrovetsky, R.; Stephan, D.W.; Olefin Isomerization and Hydrosilylation Catalysis by Lewis Acidic Organofluorophosphonium Salts, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 18308-18310
– Highlighted in organic-chemistry.org
12. Caputo, C.B.; Hounjet, L.J.; Dobrovetsky, R.; Stephan, D.W.; Lewis Acidity of Organofluorophosphonium Salts: Hydrodefluorination by a Saturated Acceptor, Science, 2013, 341, 1374-1377.
– Highlighted in Science by Prof. Francois Gabbai 2013, 341, 1348-1349
– Highlighted in Nachrichten aus der Chemie, 2013, 61, 1092
11. Hounjet, L.J.; Bannwarth, C.; Garon, C.N.; Caputo, C.B.; Grimme, S.; Stephan, D.W. “Ether/B(C6F5)3 Combinations Function as Hydrogenation Catalysts” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 7492-7495
– Designated as a Hot Paper
– Highlighted in Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 10076-10079
10. Hounjet, L.J.; Caputo C.B.; Stephan, D.W. “The Lewis Acidity of Fluorophosphonium Salts: Access to Mixed Valent Phosphorus(III)/(V) Species” Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 2629-2635
9. Caputo, C.B.; Zhu, K.; Vukotic, V.N.; Loeb, S.J.; Stephan, D.W. “Heterolytic Activation of H2 Using a Mechanically Interlocked Molecule as a Frustrated Lewis Base.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 960-963.
– Designated as a VIP Article resulting in an Invited Cover
8. Hounjet, L.J.; Caputo, C.B.; Stephan, D.W. “Phosphorous as a Lewis Acid: CO2 Sequestration with Amidophosphoranes.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 4714-4717
7. Caputo, C.B.; Geier, S.J.; Winkelhaus, D.; Mitzel, N.W.; Vukotic, V.N.; Loeb, S.J.; Stephan, D.W. “Reactions of Substituted Pyridines with Electrophilic Boranes.” Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 2131-2139
6. Caputo, C.B.; Stephan, D.W. “Activation of Alkyl C-F Bonds by B(C6F5)3.: Stoichiometric and Catalytic Transformations.” Organometallics, 2012, 31, 27-30
5. Caputo, C.B.; Geier, S.J.; Ouyang, E.Y.; Kreitner, C; Stephan, D.W. “Chloro- and Phenoxy-Phosphines in Frustrated Lewis Pair Additions to Alkynes.” Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 237-242
– Designated as a Hot Article resulting in an Invited Cover
4. Caputo, C.B.; Vukotic, V.N.; Sirizzotti, N.M.; Loeb, S.J. “A Tetrapyridine Ligand with a Rigid Tetrahedral Core Forms Metal-Organic Frameworks with PtS type Architecture.” Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 8545-8547
3. Kreitner, C.; Geier, S.J.; Stanlake, L.J.E.; Caputo, C.B.; Stephan, D.W. “Ring openings of lactone and ring contractions of lactide by frustrated Lewis pairs.” Dalton Trans. 2011, 40, 6771-6777
2. Katare, Y.K.; Scott, A.P.; Laframboise, A.; Li, W.; Alyasha’e, Z.; Caputo, C.B.; Loeb, S.J.; Zielinski, B. “Release of free and conjugated forms of the putative pheromonal steroid, 11-oxo-etiocholanolone, by reproductively mature male round goby (Neogobius melanostomus).” Biology of Reproduction, 2011, 84, 288–298
1. Knight, L.K.; Vukotic, V.N.; Viljoen, E.; Caputo, C.B.; Loeb, S.J. “Eliminating the need for independent counterions in the construction of metal-organic rotaxane frameworks (MORFs).” Chem. Commun., 2009, 37, 5585-5587

Patents
3. Handley, T.J., Handley, B., Caputo, C.B., Zehren, A.M., U.S. Patent, 15,179,121, 2016.
2. Handley, T.J., Handley, B., Caputo, C.B., Zehren, A.M., E.U. Patent, 16174682.1, 2016.
1. Handley, T.J., Handley, B., Caputo, C.B., Zehren, A.M., Canada Patent, 2,932,703, 2016