73. S. H. Zottnick, M. Finze, K. Müller-Buschbaum
Transformation of the Ionic Liquid [EMIM][B(CN)4] into Anionic and Neutral Lanthanum Tetracyanoborate Coordination Polymers by Ionothermal Reactions
Chem. Commun. 2017, accepted manuscript.
72. F. Falk, L. Herkert, L. Hackbarth, K. Müller-Buschbaum, M. Finze, M. Köckerling
Syntheses and Structures of New Rare Earth Metal Teracyanidoborates
Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2017 accepted manuscript.
71.S. Zottnick, J. A. P. Sprenger, M. Finze, K. Müller-Buschbaum
Bis-Salicylatoborate as Versatile Sensitizer for Highly Luminescent Ln-oxoborates from UV to NIR with 4f- and 5d-Participation of the Lanthanide
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 10, 1355-1363.
70.T. Ribbeck, S. H. Zottnick, C. Kerpen, J. Landmann, N. V. Ignat'ev, K. Müller-Buschbaum, M. Finze
Anhydrous, Homoleptic Lanthanide Frameworks with the Pentafluoroethyltricyanoborate Anion
Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56, 2278-2286.
69.C. Kerpen, J. A. P. Sprenger, L. Herkert, M. Schäfer, L. A. Bischoff, P. Zeides, M. Grüne, R. Bertermann, F. A. Brede, K. Müller-Buschbaum, N. V. Ignat'ev, M. Finze
Protonation versus Oxonium Salt Formation: Basicity and Stability Tuning of Cyanoborate Anions
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 2800-2804.

J. Landmann, F. Keppner, D. B. Hoffmann, J. A. P. Sprenger, M. Häring, S. H. Zottnick, K. Müller-Buschbaum, N. V. Ignat'ev, M. Finze
Deprotonation of Hydridoborate Anion
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56,2795-2799.

67.S. H. Zottnick, J. R. Sorg, J. A. P. Sprenger, M. Finze, K. Müller-Buschbaum
Unexpected Dimeric Spiro-Borate Complexes from Lewis-Acid Induced Transformation of Oxalatoborates
Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem., 2017, 643, 53-59.
66.N. Arnold, R. Bertermann, F. M. Bickelhaupt, H. Braunschweig, M. Drisch, M. Finze, F. Hupp, J. Poater, J. A. P. Sprenger
Formation of a Trifluorophosphane Platinum (II) Complex via P-F Bond Activation of Phosphorus Pentafluoride with a Pt(0) Complex
Chem. Eur. J. , 2017
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201604997



K. Duda, A. Himmelsbach, J. Landmann, F. Kraus, M. Finze
Synthesis of the Fluorohydridoborate Anions [BHF3] and [1-HF2B-9,12-X2-closo-1,2-C2B10H9] (X = H, I): Deboronation of 1,2- and 1,7-dicarba-closo-dodecaboranes with anhydrous [Me4N]F
Chem. Commun.2016, 52, 13241-13244.

64.M. Arrowsmith, D. Auerhammer, R. Bertermann, H. Braunschweig, G. Bringmann, M. A. Celik, R. D. Dewhurst, M. Finze, M. Grüne, M. Hailmann, T. Hertle, I. Krummenacher
Generation of Dicoordinate Boron(I) Units by Fragmentation of a Tetra-Boron(I) Molecular Square
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 14464-14468.
63.M. Hailmann, N. Wolf, R. Renner, T. C. Schäfer, B. Hupp, A. Steffen, M. Finze
Unprecedented Efficient Structure Controlled Phosphorescence of Silver(I) Clusters Stabilized by Carba-closo-dodecaboranylethynyl Ligands
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 10507-10511.
62.J. Warneke, T. Dülcks, D. Kemken, M. Finze
Identification of a neutral loss from precursor ions with nearly Gaussian-shaped isotopic patterns via inverted isotopic patterns of product ions 
Rapid Commun. Mass. Spectrom. 2016, 30, 985-991.


61.J. A. P. Sprenger, S. Z. Konieczka, F. A. Brede, C. Kerpen, M. Hailmann, K.-D. Franz, N. Ignat'ev, G. J. Reiss, W. Frank, M. Finze
N,N'-Bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)oxamidates – Syntheses, Thermal, Electrochemical, Spectroscopic, and Structural Properties 
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 5639–5649.
60.  J. Landmann, J. A. P. Sprenger, M. Hailmann, V. Bernhardt-Pitchougina, H. Willner, N. Ignat'ev, E. Bernhardt, M. Finze
The Hexacyanodiborane(6) Dianion [B2(CN)6]2 
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201554, 11259–11264.
59.  S. Z. Konieczka, M. Drisch, K. Edkins, M. Hailmann, M. Finze
Polyfluorinated carba-closo-dodecaboranes with amino and ammonio substituents bonded to boron 
Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 19576–19586.
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58.  J. A. P. Sprenger, J. Landmann, M. Drisch, N. Ignat'ev, M. Finze
Syntheses of Tricyanofluoroborates M[BF(CN)3] (M = Na, K): (CH3)3SiCl Catalysis, Countercation Effect, and Reaction Intermediates 
Inorg. Chem. 201554, 3403–3412.
57.  J. Landmann, J. A. P. Sprenger, R. Bertermann, N. Ignat'ev, V. Bernhardt-Pitchougina, E. Bernhardt, H. Willner, M. Finze
Convenient Access to the Tricyanoborate Dianion B(CN)32– and Selected Reactions as a Boron-centred Nucleophile
Chem. Commun. 201551, 4989–4992.
56.  A. Himmelspach, J. Warneke, M. Schäfer, M. Hailmann, M. Finze
Salts of the Dianions [Hg(12-X-closo-1-CB11H10)2] (X = I, CCH, CCFc, CCSiiPr3): Synthesis and Spectroscopic and Structural Characterization 
Organometallics 201534, 462–469.
55.M. Schäfer, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig, M. Finze
Boron Clusters with a Ferrocenylalkynyl Group Bonded to Boron: Synthesis, Characterization, and Electrochemical Trends
Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2015641, 660–668.
54.  S. H. Zottnick, J. R. Sorg, J. A. P. Sprenger, M. Finze, K. Müller-Buschbaum
1[Pr(BSB)3(py)2]: A Lanthanide Bis(salicylato)borate at the Junction between Solvothermal and Ionothermal Conditions 
Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2015641, 164–167.
53.  J. A. P. Sprenger, M. Schäfer, N. Ignatiev, M. Finze
Salts of Novel Chelatoborate Anions: [RFBX(ox)] (RF = CF3C2F5; X = F, OMe; ox = oxalato) and [RFB(OMe)(cat)] (RF = CF3C2F5; cat = catecholato)
J. Fluorine Chem. 2015174, 30–35.


52.M. Hailmann, S. Z. Konieczka, A. Himmelspach, J. Löblein, G. J. Reiss, M. Finze
Carba-closo-dodecaborate Anions with Two Functional Groups: [1-R-12-HCC-closo-1-CB11H10] (R = CN, NC, CO2H, C(O)NH2, NHC(O)H)
Inorg. Chem. 201453, 9385–9399.
51.K. Junold, J. A. Baus, C. Burschka, M. Finze, R. Tacke
Selective C–H Bond Activation of 1,2-Dicarba-closo-dodecaborane
by the Donor-Stabilized Silylene

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 5099–5102.


50. M. Hailmann, L. Herkert, A. Himmelspach, M. Finze
Difunctionalized {closo-1-CB11} Clusters: 1- and 2-Amino-12-ethynylcarba-closo-dodecaborates
Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 51, 15745–15758.

M. Drisch, J. A. P. Sprenger, M. Finze
Carba-closo-dodecaborate Anions with Cluster
Carbon‒Phosphorous Bonds

Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2013, 639, 1134–1139.


S. Schlecht, M. Finze, R. Bertermann, W. Frank, A. Domann, M. Braun
Cocrystallising Rotamers of a Pentacoordinate Silicon Complex with a Chiral Aminodiol Ligand
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 1488–1492.

47.   R. T. Boeré, C. Bolli, M. Finze, A. Himmelspach, C. Knapp, T. L. Roemmele
Quantum-Chemical and Electrochemical Investigation of the Electrochemical Windows of Halogenated Carborate Anions
Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 51, 1784–1795.
46.   S. Z. Konieczka, A. Himmelspach, M. Hailmann, M. Finze
Synthesis, Characterization, and Selected Properties of
7- and 12-Ammoniocarba-closo-dodecaboranes
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 134–146.



A. Himmelspach, M. Finze, A. Vöge, D. Gabel
Cesium and Tetrabutylammonium Salt of the Ethynyl-closo-dodecaborate Dianion
Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2012, 638, 512–519.
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44.   A. Himmelspach, G. J. Reiss, M. Finze
Microwave-assisted Kumada-type Cross-coupling Reactions of Iodinated Carba-closo-dodecaborate Anions
Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 2679–2688.
43.   A. Himmelspach, J. A. P. Sprenger, J. Warneke, M. Zähres, M. Finze
Mercury(II) Complexes of the Carba-closo-dodecaboranyl Ligands [closo-1-CB11X11]2 (X = H, F, Cl, Br, I) – Special Issue: Fluorine in Organometallic Chemistry
Organometallics 2012, 31, 1566–1577.
42. M. Finze, G. J. Reiß
Ammonium 4,4-difluoro-1,3,2-dithiazetin-2-ide 1,1,3,3-tetraoxide
Acta Crystallogr. 2012, E68, o1992–o1993.
41.   M. Finze, G. J. Reiß, H.-J. Frohn
Acta Crystallogr. 2012, E68, o1082.

M. Finze, G. J. Reiß
Trimethylsulfonium 1-amino-6-fluoro-2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10,11,12-decaiodo-1-carba-closo-dodecaborate
Acta Crystallogr. 2012, E68, o640.


39. E. Bernhardt, M. Finze, H. Willner
Mechanistic Study on the Fluorination of K[B(CN)4] with ClF Enabling the High Yield and Large Scale Synthesis of K[B(CF3)4] and K[(CF3)3BCN]
Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 10268–10273.
38.   A. Himmelspach, M. Finze, S. Raub
Tetrahedral Gold(I) Clusters with Carba-closo-dodecaboranylethynido Ligands: [{12-(R3PAu)2C≡C-closo-1-CB11H11}2]
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 2628–2631.
37.   A. Himmelspach, M. Zähres, M. Finze
Salts of the Lewis-Acidic Dianion [Hg(closo-1-CB11F11)2]2: Coordination of Acetonitrile and Water
Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 3186–3188.
36.   G. J. Reiß, M. Finze
Acta Crystallogr. 2011, E67, m333.
35.   A. Himmelspach, G. J. Reiß, M. Finze
2-Azaniumylcarba-closo-dodecaborate ethanol monosolvate
Acta Crystallogr. 2011, E67, o704.
34. G. J. Reiß, M. Finze
μ2:2-s-trans-Butadieneoctacarbonyldiiron(0) – Structural and Spectroscopic Properties
J. Organomet. Chem. 2011, 696, 512–516.


33.   S. Konietzny, M. Finze, G. J. Reiß
Tricarbonyl-6,6’-dimethylfulvene chromium(0) – Structural Properties
J. Organomet. Chem. 2010, 695, 512–516.
32.   M. Finze, J. A. P. Sprenger
1-Amino-2-fluoromonocarba-closo-dodecaborates: K[1-H2N-2-F-closo-1-CB11H10] and [Et4N][1-H2N-2-F-closo-1-CB11I10]
Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2010, 636, 1538–1542.
31.   M. Finze, G. J. Reiss

Acta Crystallogr. 2010, E66, o1709–o1710.
30.   A. Himmelspach, M. Finze
Dicarba-closo-dodecaboranes with One and Two Ethynyl Groups Bonded to Boron
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 2012–2024.
29.   A. Himmelspach, M. Finze
Ethynylmonocarba-closo-dodecaborates: M[12-HCC-closo-1-CB11H11] and M[7,12-(HCC)2-closo-1-CB11H10] (M= Cs+, [Et4N]+)
J. Organomet. Chem. 2010, 695, 1337–1345.
28.   J. A. P. Sprenger, M. Finze, B. B. Schaack
Salts of the 1-cyanocarba-closo-dodecaborate anions
[1-NC-closo-1-CB11X11](X = H, F, Cl, Br, I)
Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 2708-2716.


27.   M. Finze, J. A. P. Sprenger
Anionic Gold(I) Complexes – Twelve- and Ten-Vertex Monocarba-closo-borate Anions with Carbon-Gold s-Bonds
Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 9918–9927.
26.   M. Finze, G. J. Reiss
Tetraethylammonium-12-phenylethinylcarba-closo-dodecaborate – [Et4N][12-PhCC-closo-CB11H11]
Acta Crystallogr. 2009, E65, o1048.
25.   M. Finze
Regioselective Monoiodination of Carba-closo-dodecaborates: M[7-I-12-X-closo-CB11H10] (M = Cs+, [Et4N]+; X = F, Cl, Br, OH)
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 501–507.
24.   M. Finze
Synthesis and Characterization of 2-Mono- and 1,2-Diaminocarba-closo-dodecaborates M[1-R-2-H2N-closo-CB11H10] (R=H, Ph, H2N, CyHN)
Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 947–962.


23.   M. Finze
Carba-closo-dodecaborates with One or Two Alkynyl Substituents Bonded to Boron
Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 11857–11867.
22.   M. Finze, G. J. Reiss
Salts with the Triborate Anion [B3O3F2(OH)2]: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 2321–2325.


21.   M. Finze
Carbon Extrusion/Cluster Contraction: Synthesis of the Fluorinated Cyano-closo-Undecaborate K2[3-NC-closo-B11F10]
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 8880–8882.
20.   M. Finze, G. J. Reiss, M. Zähres
[1-H2N-CB11F11] – Synthesis and Reactions of a Functionalized Fluorinated Carbadodecaborate Anion
Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 9873–9883.
19.   E. Bernhardt, D. J. Brauer, M. Finze, H. Willner
closo-[B21H18]: A Face-Fused Diicosahedral Borate Ion
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 2927–2930.


18.   E. Bernhardt, M. Finze, H. Willner, C. W. Lehmann
Salts of the Cobalt(I) Complexes [Co(CO)5]+ and [Co(CO)2(NO)2]+ and the Lewis Acid-Base Adduct [Co2(CO)7CO-B(CF3)3]
Chem. Eur. J. 2006, 12, 8276–8283.
17.   E. Bernhardt, D. J. Brauer, M. Finze, H. Willner
[B(CO2H)4] and [B(CNCH3)4]3+: Homoleptic Boron Complexes Containing Carboxy and Methylisonitrile Ligands
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 6383–6386.
16.   M. Finze, E. Bernhardt, H. Willner, C. W. Lehmann
(PPh3)3RhCNB(CF3)3 and (PPh3)3RhNCB(CF3)3 – Isocyano- and Cyanoborate Complexes of Tris(triphenylphosphin)rhodium(I)
Organometallics 2006, 25, 3070–3075.
15.   M. Finze, E. Bernhardt, H. Willner, C. W. Lehmann
Reactions of (CF3)3BCO with Amines and Phosphines
Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 669–678.
14.   E. Bernhardt, M. Finze, H. Willner
Eine neue Synthese für Nitrosyl-Salze mit schwach koordinierenden Anionen am Beispiel von NO[B(CF3)4]
Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2006, 632, 248–250.


13.   M. Finze, E. Bernhardt, M. Berkei, H. Willner, J. Hung, R. M. Waymouth
[H(OEt2)2]+ and [Ph3C]+ Salts of the Borate Anions [B(CF3)4],
[(CF3)3BCN], and [B(CN)4]

Organometallics 2005, 24, 5103–5109.
12.   M. Finze, E. Bernhardt, H. Willner, C. W. Lehmann
Cyano- and Isocyanotris(trifluoromethyl)borates, K[(CF3)3BCN] and K[(CF3)3BNC] – Synthesis, Spectroscopic Properties and Solid State Structures
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 10712–10722.
11.   M. Finze, E. Bernhardt, H. Willner, C. W. Lehmann
Haloacylcomplexes of Boron, [(CF3)3BC(O)Hal] (Hal = F, Cl, Br, I)
Chem. Eur. J. 2005, 11, 6653–6665.
10.   M. Finze, E. Bernhardt, H. Willner, C. W. Lehmann, F. Aubke
[M(CO)6][BF4]2 (M = Fe, Ru, Os): Thermally Stable Salts of Superelectrophilic Metal Carbonyl Cations with Fluoroborate Anions
Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 4206–4214.


9.   M. Finze, E. Bernhardt, H. Willner, C. W. Lehmann
[(CF3)3BCP] and [(CF3)3BCAs]: Thermally Stable Phosphaethynyl and Arsaethynyl Complexes
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 4159–4163.
8.   E. Bernhardt, M. Finze, H. Willner
Synthesis and NMR spectroscopic investigation of salts containing the novel [Au(CF3)nX4–n](n = 4 – 1, X = F, CN, Cl) anions
J. Fluorine Chem. 2004, 125, 967–973.
7.   M. Finze, E. Bernhardt, M. Zähres, H. Willner
Rearrangement Reactions of the Transient Lewis Acids (CF3)3B and
(CF3)3BCF2: An Experimental and Theoretical Study

Inorg. Chem. 2004, 43, 490–505.


6.   M. Finze, S. E. Reybuck, R. M. Waymouth
Propylene Polymerization with 1,2’-Bridged Bis(indenyl)zirconium Dichlorides
Macromolecules 2003, 36, 9325–9334.
5.   E. Bernhardt, M. Finze, H. Willner
Eine effiziente Synthese von Tetracyanoboraten durch Sinterprozesse
Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2003, 629, 1229–1234.
4.   E. Bernhardt, M. Finze, H. Willner, C. W. Lehmann, F. Aubke
[Co(CO)5][(CF3)3BF]: A Stable Salt of a Homoleptic Trigonal-Bipyramidal Metal-Carbonyl Cation
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 2077–2079.
3.   E. Bernhardt, M. Finze, H. Willner, C. W. Lehmann, F. Aubke
The Fluoracyltris(trifluoromethyl)borate Ion, [(CF3)3BC(O)F]
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 1052–1055.


2.   R. M. Waymouth, G. M. Wilmes, M. Finze, S. E. Reybuck, S. Lin
Conformationally-Dynamic Metallocenes: Hypersensitive Systems for Modulating Stereochemistry
Polym. Mat. Sci. and Eng. 2002, 87, 48–49.
1.   M. Finze, E. Bernhardt, A. Terheiden, M. Berkei, H. Willner, D. Christen,
H. Oberhammer, F. Aubke
Tris(trifluoromethyl)borane Carbonyl, (CF3)3BCO – Synthesis, Physical, Chemical and Spectroscopic Properties, Gas Phase and Solid State Structure
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 15385–15398.