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Leo Payen (M.Sc.)

Research focus
Cyclometallated nickel, palladium and platinum complexes.

Analytical methods
NMR-, UV/Vis-Spectroscopy
cyclic voltammetry
UV/vis Spectroelectrochemistry
Mass Spectrometry


Hard to Handle: Extremely Labile Hydrido Nickel(II) Complexes of Cyclometalated CNN and NCN Ligands. Kletsch, L.; Payen, L.; Fiorentino, A.; Blom, B.; Romano, D.; Hörner, G.; Klein, A. Organometallics 2023, 42(16), 2206–2215. DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.3c00191

C–H Metalation of Terpyridine Stereoisomers with Ni(II), Pd(II), and Pt(II). Payen, L.; Kletsch, L.; Lapić, T.; Wickleder, M.; Klein, A. Inorganics 2023, 11(4), 174. DOI: 10.3390/inorganics11040174

Bachelor thesis (October 2018)
Zur Synthese von Opinen mittels stereoselektiver Pd-Katalysierten N-Alkylierungen von Aminosäuren