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出生日期
 : 1963914

婚姻状况 : 已婚

国籍 : 比利时

工作地点:中国、比利时/韩国

中国

电话 : +86 15071172245

E-mail:  francis@whut.edu.cn

地址:武汉理工大学材料复合新技术国家重点实验室

比利时/韩国

电话 : 32-9-264 44 36 (直接)

传真 : 32-9-264 49 83

地址:Ghent University, St-Pietersnieuwstraat, 25 B-9000, Gent比利时);Ghent University Global Campus, Songdo(韩国)

E-mails: francis.verpoort@ugent.be (比利时)francis.verpoort@Ghent.ac.kr (韩国)

一、学术头衔

 

武汉理工大学材料复合新技术国家重点实验室学科首席教授;

武汉理工大学金属有机催化功能实验室(LOCOM)主任;

比利时根特大学无机与物理化学系教授,金属有机与催化实验室主任;

比利时根特大学国际校区(韩国)教授,能源与环境研究中心主任。

 

国际SCI杂志“Applied Organometallic Chemistry”的编辑(2008年至今);

国际SCI杂志“Resource-Efficient Technologies”的编辑(2016年至今);

国际SCI杂志“Advances in Materials research”编辑部成员(2017年至今)。

 

比利时国家基金委国际合作部专家2012年至今);

亚洲科学编辑委员会成员(2015年至今);

根特大学学院董事会成员、根特大学国际校区(韩国)科学指导委员会成员;

欧洲化学与分子科学协会金属有机分会委员2009年至今);

比利时根特大学ViaCatt, spin-off公司的创始人及CEO2004-2008年);

武汉 “黄鹤英才”奖(2011年)、武汉市城市合伙人(2016年);

俄罗斯联邦的高层次专家(2015年);

欧洲科学和技术合作的政府间框架COST)外部专家(2016年)。

 

已有的研究成果:

共发表SCI论文超过240篇,封面文章6篇,13篇顶级综述文章(1Chem. Rev., 6Chem. Soc. Rev., 6Coord. Chem. Rev.),总引用超过6190次,H-因子4419项国际或中国专利,并成功开发出2个商品化催化剂。主持了多项欧洲重大项目,国家自然基金项目1项,武汉理工大学国家“双一流计划”一流学科培育项目1

 

二、教育背景

 

学位

学校/机构

专业

等级

年份

博士

根特大学(比利时)

金属有机化学与催化

Greatest distinction

1996

硕士

根特大学(比利时)

无机化学

Great distinction

1991

学士

鲁汶大学(比利时)

化学

Great distinction

1989

学士

Technical University

Brugge-Oostende(比利时)

工业化学

Great distinction

1985

 

三、工作背景

 

20123月至今            

                                 武汉理工大学材料复合新技术国家重点实验室学科首席教授;

                          武汉理工大学材料有机催化功能实验室LOCOM)主任;

                          比利时根特大学教授;金属有机与催化实验室主任;

                          比利时根特大学国际校区(韩国)教授;能源与环境研究中心主任。

 

 

20119 - 20122        

                          武汉理工大学材料复合新技术国家重点实验室学科首席教授;

                          武汉理工大学材料有机催化功能实验室LOCOM)主任;

                          比利时根特大学无机与物理化学系教授金属有机与催化实验室主任;

 

20113-  20119    

                          大连理工大学精细化工国家重点实验学科首席教授;

                          比利时根特大学无机与物理化学系教授

                          金属有机与催化实验室主任;

200210 - 20112   

                          比利时根特大学教授;金属有机与催化实验室主任;

 

199810 - 20029    比利时根特大学教授

 

199610- 19989    比利时根特大学副教授

 

199112 19969   比利时根特大学助理教授

 

授课情况:

1本科课程 : 

无机化学II:化学键与光谱基本原理 ( 1998-2004年,比利时) 、兽医相关的基础化学(1998-2013年,比利时)、生物工程相关的基础化学(2014年至今,韩国)、高分子化学(2011年,中国)、材料科学原理(2011年,中国)。

 

2、研究生课程 :

均相催化新趋势(2005-2011年,比利时)、非均相催化(2007-2011年,比利时)、工业化学(2006-2011年,比利时)、金属有机化学与催化(2006-2011年,比利时)、金属有机化学与催化(2013年至今,中国)。

 

四、主要研究领域

(1) 金属有机催化功能材料:包括过渡金属配合物作为均相与非均相催化剂),金属有机骨架MOFs),金属有机多面体(MOPs等;

(2) 高分子材料和复合材料:致力于利用催化剂合成各类高分子材料与复合材料

(3) 绿色化学:致力于将二氧化碳转化为精细化学品和高分子材料

(4) 能源方面:主要致力于水氧化和电池电解质的研发

(5) 有机合成与药物设计:主要致力于化合物库的合理设计与合成以发现具有生物活性的化合物。

 

五、荣誉奖励和成就

 

(1) 沈阳化工大学荣誉教授(200811月,中国);

(2) 辽宁大学荣誉教授(200812月,中国);

(3) 罗马尼亚Babes University客座教授(2007年,罗马尼亚);

(4) 辽宁大学客座教授(2007-2011年,中国);

(5) 沈阳化工大学客座教授 (2007-2011年,中国)

(6) 武汉市“黄鹤英才”计划入选者(2011年,中国);

(7) 俄罗斯联邦的高层次专家(2015年,俄罗斯);

(8) 武汉市“城市合伙人”(2016年,中国);

(9) 香港国际工程技术协会授予的“杰出专家”(2016年,中国香港)

(10) 国际先进材料协会奖(2017年,新加坡)                     

 

六、专利

(1) EP1468004B1: Metal complexes for use in metathesis;

(2) WO/1995/029755A1; Heterogeneous Metathesis catalyst (CA2473029AA, ES2115379T3; EP0758267B1; DE69501825T2; DE69501825C0; EP0758267A1; BE1008339A; BE1008339AD; WO9529755A1);

(3) USP5905055; Heterogeneous metathesis catalyst;

(4) EP1743899A1; Metal complexes for use in metathesis, atom transfer radical reactions, addition polymerization and vinylation reactions, methods and intermediates for making them;

(5) EP1329455A1; Metal carbene complexes, methods and intermediates for making them and their use in metathesis reactions;

(6) EP1468004B1; Metal complexes for the use in metathesis;

(7) EP1757613A1; Multicoordinated metal complexes for use in metathesis reactions;

(8) EP1577282A3; Metal complexes for use in olefin metathesis and atom or group transfer reactions;

(9) WO/2003/062253A1; Metal complexes for the use in metathesis;

(10) WO/2005/082819A2 Metal complexes for use in olefin metathesis and atom or group transfer reactions;

(11) WO/2005/035121A2; Schiff Base metal complexes for use as catalysts in organic synthesis;

(12) WO/2007/022945A2; Multicoordinated metal complexes for use in metathesis reactions;

(13) US 20080293905 Multi coordinated Metal complexes for the use in metathesis reactions;

(14) US 20070043188; Multi coordinated Metal complexes for the use in metathesis reactions;

(15) EP 10000928.1: Process for preparation of ruthenium-based carbene catalysts with chelating alkylidene ligands (filed January 29, 2010);

(16) PCT-application: Group 9 transition metal catalysts and process of use of the same (filled   2013:04/26)

(17) Amino-functionalized mesoporous alumina-based bifunctional adsorbent preparation method and application. Application No.: 201310039855.0, application period: 2013-2-1

(18) PCT application: Catalyst complexes with carbene ligand and method for making same and use in metathesis reaction (filled January 2014, PCT/CN2014070318).

(19) Group 8 transition metal catalysts and method for making same and process for use of same in metathesis reaction PCT/CN2014/081605 (filled: 2014.07.03)

 

 

 

 

 

、科学成就

 

1、重大贡献

重大科学发现:

新概念的引入,非均相模型催化剂在烯烃复分解反应中的应用,用于烯烃复分解的潜催化剂,烯烃复分解活化机制的深入研究与探索:

(1) SiO2/Si (100)作为非均相烯烃复分解催化剂的模型载体;

(2) 高可控性的钌席夫碱潜催化剂用于烯烃复分解反应;

(3) 通过活性控制过程提高催化剂的活性;

(4) 基于钌的潜催化剂及其在PDCPD工业化生产中的应用;

(5) 两个商品化的烯烃复分解催化剂(CAS号:934538-04-2  934538-12-2);见如下链接:http://chemistry.umicore.com/pmc/pmc_products/ru.h tm   http://www.strem.com/catalog/catalysts.php )

(6) 基于所发展的技术在比利时根特大学创办了一间公司:来源于 Chemical & Engineering News: Cover Story - Making Metathesis Work, 2007, Volume 85, Number 07 pp. 37-47”。

 

 

2已发表的学术论文

 

(1) Cationic Nickel Metal-organic frameworks for adsorption of negatively charged dye molecules. C. I Ezugwu, Md. Ali Asraf, X. Liu, S. Liu, C-M. Kao, S. Zhuiykov, F. Verpoort*, Data in Brief, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2018.04.062.

(2) Ultra-thin MoO3 film goes wafer-scaled nano-architectonics by atomic layer deposition Materials and Design, M. Karbalaeiakbari, Z. Hai, C-Y Xue, Z. Wei, L. Hyde, F. Verpoort, S. Zhuiykov, Materials and Design 149 (2018) 135–144.

(3) Zhang P., Zhou K., Chaemcheun S., Chen C., Verpoort F*. Progress of Metal Oxide and Metal-Organic Framework Composite Materials. Chinese Journal of Applied Chemistry, 2018, 35 (4): 369-380.

(4) Investigating the sorption behavior of cadmium from aqueous solution by potassium permanganate-modified biochar: quantify mechanism and evaluate the modification method. Fan, ZX; Zhang, Q; Li, M; Niu, DY; Sang, WJ; Verpoort, F. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2018, 25, 8330-8339.

(5) MoO3 nanoparticle formation on zeolitic imidazolate framework-8 by rotary chemical vapor deposition. M. Ciprian, P. Xu, S. Chaemchuen, R. Tu, S. Zhuiykov, P.M. Heynderickx, F. Verpoort*, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater, 2018, 267, 185–191.

(6) Selective and adsorptive removal of anionic dyes and CO2 with azolium-based metal-organic frameworks. C. I Ezugwu, Md. Ali Asraf, X. Liu, S. Liu, C-M. Kao, S. Zhuiykov, F. Verpoort*. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2018, 519,214-223.

(7) Selective cyclodimerization of epichlorohydrin to dioxane derivatives over MOFs, B. Mousavi, S. Chaemchuen, S. Phatanasri, C. Chen, C. Zeng, R. Ganguly, S. Zhuiykov, F. Verpoort*, Arab. J. Chem. 2018, doi: 10.1016/j.arabjc.2017.09.011.

(8) Antiplatelet Activity, Molecular Docking and QSAR Study of Novel N-arylmethylidene-3-methyl-1-phenyl-6-p-chlorophenyl-1H-pyrazolo[3,4b]pyridine -4-carbohydrazides. A. Ramzan, S. Siddiqui, A. Irfan, A. G Al-Sehemi, A. Ahmad,  F. Verpoort, A. H Chughtai, M. A Khan,  M. A Munawar, M. A. Raza Basra. J. Med. Chem. Res. 2018, 27, 388-405.

(9) Atomic layer deposition-developed nanoscale two-dimensional a-MoO3 windows excellent hydrogen peroxide electrochemical sensing capabilities. Z. Wei, Z. Hai, M. Karbalaeiakbari, L. Hyde, F. Verpoort, S. Depuydt, S. Zhuiykov. Sens. Actuators B 2018, 262, 334-344.

(10) The Effect of synthesis procedure on the catalytic performance of Isostructural ZIF-8, B. Mousavi, S. Chaemchuen, C. I. Ezugwu, Y. Yuan, F. Verpoort*. Appl. Organomet. Chem. 2018, 32, e4062.

(11) Engineered Synthesis of Hierarchical Porous Organic Polymers for Visible Light and Natural Sunlight Induced Rapid Degradation of Azo, Thiazine and Fluorescein Based Dyes in a Unique Mechanistic Pathway. I. Nath, J. Chakraborty, P. M. Heynderickx, F. Verpoort*. Appl. Catal. B 2018, 227, 102-113.

(12) In situ generated ruthenium catalytic systems bearing diverse N-heterocyclic carbene precursors for the atom-economic amide synthesis from alcohols and amines. H. Cheng, M-Q. Xiong, C-X. Cheng, H-J. Wang, Q. Lu, H-F. Liu, F-B. Yao, C. Chen*, F. Verpoort*, Chem. Asian J. 2018, 13, 440-448.

(13) Synthesis and Characterization of [Ru(NCNHCO)(bpy)L]+ Complexes and Their Reactivity towards Water Oxidation. F. Cai, W. Su, H. A. Younus, K. Zhou, C. Chen, S. Chaemchuen, F. Verpoort*. New J. Chem. 2018, 42, 2476-2482.

(14) Ultra-sensitive, sustainable, and selective electrochemical hydrazine detection by ALD-developed two-dimensional WO3. Z-H. Wei, Z-Y Hai, M. K. Akbari, J. Hu, L. Hyde, S. Depuydt, F. Verpoort, S. Zhuiykov, ChemElectroChem 2018, 5, 266-272.

(15) Di-methyl carbonate transesterification with EtOH over MOFs: basicity and synergic effect of basic and acid active sites. L. Desidery, S. Chaemcheun, M. Yusubov, F. Verpoort*, Catal. Comm. 2018, 104, 82-85.

(16) Two-dimensional dual-metal ZIF derived bifunctional air electrodes with ultra-high electrochemical properties for rechargeable zinc-air batteries. T-T. Wang, Z-K. Kou, S. Mu*, J-P. Liu, D-P. He, I. S. Amiinu, W. Meng, K. Zhou, Z-X. Luo, S. Chaemchuen, F. Verpoort*, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 28, 1705048.

(17) Metals@ZIFs: Catalytic applications and size selective catalysis. A. Zanon, F. Verpoort*. Coord. Chem. Rev. 2017, 353, 201-222.

(18) The simplest and fascinating metal-organic polyhedra: Tetrahedra. Z. Wu, K. Zhou, A. V. Ivanov, M. Yusobov, F. Verpoort*. Coord. Chem. Rev. 2017, 353, 180–200.

(19) Ring-Opening Polymerization of L-Lactide to Cyclic Poly(Lactide) by Zeolitic Imidazole Framework-8 Catalyst. Z. Luo, S. Chaemchuen, K. Zhou, F. Verpoort*, ChemSusChem, 2017, 10, 4135-4139.

(20) Research progress of modification of polydicyclopentadiene by catalytic copolymerization, F-B. JiangQ. ChenQ-L. JiangC. ChenF. Verpoort*, Thermosetting Resin, 2017, 32, 56-66.

(21) Defect formation in metal–organic frameworks initiated by the crystal growth-rate and effect on catalytic performance. S. Chaemchuen, Z. Luo, K. Zhou, B. Mousavi, S. Phatanasri, M. Jaroniec, F. Verpoort*, J. Catal. 2017, 354, 84–91.

(22) Synthesis, antihyperglycemic activity and computational studies of antioxidant chalcones and flavanones derived from 2,5 dihydroxyacetophenone. A. Tajammal, M. Batool, A. Ramzan, M. M. Samra, I. Mahnoor, F. Verpoort, A. Irfan, A. G. Al-Sehemi, M. A. Munawar, M. A. R. Basra, J. Mol. Struc. 2017, 1148, 512-520.

(23) One-step synthesis of 1,4-dioxane 2,5-bischloromethyl from epichlorohydrin using ZIF-8, taking advantage of structural defects, B. Mousavi, Z. Luo, S. Phatanasri, W. Su, T. Wang, S. Chaemchuen, F. Verpoort*. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 4947-4954.

(24) Influence of lactic acid on the catalytic performance of MDABCO for ring-opening polymerization of L-lactide, Z. Luo, S. Chaemchuen, K. Zhou, A. Alvarado Gonzalez, F. Verpoort*, Appl. Catal. A 2017, 546, 15-21.

(25) Zn@ZIF-67 as Catalysts for the Knoevenagel Condensation of Aldehyde Derivatives with Malononitrile. A. Zanon, S. Chaemchuen and F. Verpoort*, Catal. Lett. 2017, 147, 2410-2420.

(26) Water Oxidation by in-situ generated [RuII(OH2)(NCNHCO)(pic)2]+, W. Su, K. Zhou, F. Cai, C. Chen, B. Mousavi, S. Chaemchuen and F. Verpoort*, Chem. Asian J. 2017, 12, 2304-2310.

(27) Zn-doped ZIF-67 as catalyst for the CO2 fixation into cyclic carbonates, A. Zanon, S. Chaemcheun, F. Verpoort*, J. CO2 Util. 2017, 20, 282-291.

(28) Alternative materials in technologies for Biogas upgrading via CO2 capture. K. Zhou, S. Chaemchuen, F. Verpoort*, Renewable Sustainable Energy Rev. 2017, 79, 1414-1441.

(29) CO2-Cycloaddition to epoxides using M-DABCO MOFs and the influence of synthetic methods on the catalytic reactivity. B. Mousavi, S. Chaemchuen, B. Moosavi, K. Zhou, M. Yusubov, F. Verpoort*, ChemistryOpen, 2017, 6, 674-680.

(30) A Recyclable AgI/OAc- Catalytic System for the Efficient Synthesis of α-Alkylidene Cyclic Carbonates: Carbon Dioxide Conversion at Atmospheric Pressure, Ye Yuan, Yu Xie, Cheng Zeng, Dandan Song, Somboon Chaemchuen, Cheng Chen, Francis Verpoort*, Green Chem. 2017, 19, 2936-2940.

(31) Simultaneous creation of metal nanoparticles in metal organic frameworks via spray drying technique; N. Gholampour, S. Chaemchuen, Z-Y. Hu, B. Mousavi, G. Van Tendeloo, F. Verpoort*, Chem. Eng. J. 2017, 322, 702-709.

(32) Development of Mixed metal Metal-organic polyhedra networks, colloids, and MOFs and their Pharmacokinetic applications, N. Ahmad, H. A. Younus, A. H. Chughtai, K Van Hecke, M. Danish, G. Zhang, F. Verpoort*,  Sci. Rep. 2017, 7, 832.

(33) One-pot Carboxylative Cyclization of Propargylic Alcohols and CO2 Catalyzed by N-Heterocyclic Carbene/Ag Systems. Y. Yuan, Y. Xie, D. Song, C. Zeng, S. Chaemchuen, C. Chen, F. Verpoort, Appl. Organomet. Chem. 2017, 31, e3867.

(34) Chemical and Photochemical Water Oxidation by RuCl(NCNHCO)-(DMSO)(py) Type Complexes, W. Su, H. A. Younus, S. Chaemchuen, C. Chen, F. Verpoort*, ChemCatChem, 2017, 9, 2565-2573.

(35) Using intrinsic bioremediation for petroleum-hydrocarbon contaminated groundwater cleanup and migration containment: effectiveness and mechanism evaluation. H.Y. Chiu, F.  Verpoort, J.K. Liu, Y.M. Chang, C.M. Kao, J. Taiwan Inst. Chem. Eng. 2017, 72, 53-61.

(36) Chemical and Photochemical Water Oxidation Catalyzed by Novel Ruthenium Complexes Comprising a Negatively Charged NCNHCO Ligand, W. Su, H. A. Younus, K. Zhou, Z. A. K. Khattak, S. Chaemcheun, C. Chen*, and F. Verpoort*, Catal. Sci. Technol. 2017, 7, 387-395.

(37) Carboxylation of Terminal Alkynes with Carbon Dioxide Catalyzed by an in-situ Ag2O/ N-Heterocyclic Carbene Precursor System, Ye Yuan; Cheng Chen; Cheng Zeng; Bibimaryam Mousavi; Somboon Chaemchuen; Francis Verpoort*, ChemCatChem 2017, 9, 882-887.

(38) A robust molecular catalyst generated in-situ for photo- and electrochemical water oxidation. Hussein A. Younus, Nazir Ahmad, Adeel H. Chughtai, Matthias Vandichel, Michael Busch, Kristof Van Hecke, Mekhman Yusubov, Shaoxian Song, Francis Verpoort*. ChemSusChem 2017, 10, 862-875.

(39) A simple and robust AgI/KOAc catalytic system for the carboxylative assembly of propargyl alcohols and carbon dioxide at atmospheric pressure. Y. Yuan, Y. Xie, C. Zeng, DD. Song, S. Chaemchuen, C. Chen*, F. Verpoort*, Catal. Sci. Technol. 2017, 7, 2935-2939.

(40) Inserting CO2 into terminal alkynes via Bis-(NHC)-Metal Complexes, Heriberto Díaz VelázquezZhao-Xuan Wu, Matthias Vandichel,Francis Verpoort*, Catal. Lett., 2017, 147, 463-471.

(41) Characterization and properties of Zn/Co zeolitic imidazolate frameworks vs. ZIF-8 and ZIF-67, Kui Zhou, Bibimaryam Mousavi, Zhixiong Luo, Shophot Phatanasri, Somboon Chaemchuen and Francis Verpoort*, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017, 5, 952–957.

(42) Novel Polymers Based on Dimethyl Esters of Norbornene Dicarboxylc Acids Synthesized Using Metathesis Ring-Opening Polymerization, Bozhenkova, G. S., Ashirov, R., Lyapkov, A. A., Kiselev, S. A., Yusubov, M. S., Verpoort, F., Curr. Org. Synth., 2017, 14, 383-388.

(43) Rapid room temperature synthesis forming pillared metal-organic frameworks with Kagomé net topology. Kui Zhou, Somboon Chaemchuen, Zhaoxuan Wu, Francis Verpoort*. Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 2017, 239, 28-33.

(44) Synthesis Research Progress on Ruthenium Indenylidene Catalysts used in Olefin Metathesis, Kai Cheng, Francis Verpoort*, Mater. Rev. 2016, 30, 46-50.

(45) Plant food residues as a source of nutraceuticals and functional foods, Theo Varzakas, George Zakynthinos, Francis Verpoort, Foods, 2016, 5, 88.

(46) From Biogas to Biofuel: Materials used for biogas cleaning to biomethane, Somboon Chaemchuen, Kui Zhou, Francis Verpoort*, ChemBioEng Rev. 2016, 3, 250-265.

(47) Post-synthetic modified MOF for Sonogashira cross-coupling and Knoevenagel condensation reactions, C. I. Ezugwu, B. Mousavi, Md. A. Asraf, Z. Luo, and F. Verpoort*, J. Catal. 2016, 344, 445–454.

(48) Discovery of cytochrome bc1 complex inhibitors inspired by the natural product Karrikinolide. Cheng Chen, Qiong-You Wu, Lian-Ying Shan, Francis Verpoort, and Guang-Fu Yang. RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 97580-97586.

(49) Control of interpenetration via in-situ Lithium incorporation in MOFs and their properties in gas adsorptions and selectivities. Somboon Chaemchuen,  Kui Zhou and  Francis Verpoort*. CrystEngComm, 2016, 18, 7614-7619.

(50) Opportunities of Immobilized Homogeneous Metathesis Complexes as Prominent Heterogeneous Catalysts, Annelies Dewaele, Francis Verpoort, Bert Sels, ChemCatChem 2016, 8, 3010-3030.

(51) Depolymerization of 1,4-Polybutadiene by Metathesis: High Yield of Large Macrocyclic Oligo(butadiene)s by Ligand Selectivity Control, Annelies Dewaele, Tom Renders, Baoyi Yu, Francis Verpoort and Bert F. Sels. Catal. Sci. Technol. 2016, 6, 7708-7717.

(52) Snapshots of Encapsulated Porphyrins and Heme Enzymes in Metal-Organic Materials: A Prevailing Paradigm of Heme Mimicry, Jeet Chakraborty, Ipsita Nath, and Francis Verpoort*, Coord. Chem. Rev.  2016, 326, 135-163.

(53) Metal organic frameworks mimicking natural enzymes: a structural and functional analogy, Ipsita Nath, Jeet Chakraborty and Francis Verpoort*. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2016, 45, 4127-4170.

(54) Atom-economic dehydrogenative amide synthesis via ruthenium catalysis, Cheng Chen, Francis Verpoort*, Qiongyou Wu*. RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 55599.

(55) A simple protocol for the synthesis of α–substituted phosphonates, Xing Wang, Yuan Cai, Jian Chen*, Francis Verpoort*. Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon and the Related Elements, 2016, 191, 1268-1273.

(56) Self-assembled arene ruthenium metalla-assemblies. Harsh Vardhan, Akshay Mehta, Chizoba I. Ezugwu, Francis Verpoort*. Polyhedron 2016, 112, 104.

(57) Zeolitic Imidazole Framework-67 as an Efficient Heterogeneous Catalyst in the Conversion of CO2 to Cyclic Carbonate. Bibimaryam Mousavi, Somboon Chaemchuen, Behrooz Moosavi,  Zhixiong Luo, Nadia Gholampour, Francis Verpoort*. New J. Chem. 2016, 40, 5170.

(58) An N-heterocyclic carbene based MOF catalyst for Sonogashira cross-coupling reaction. Chizoba I. Ezugwu, Bibimaryam Mousavi, Md. Ali Asrafa, Akshay Mehta, Harsh Vardhan, Francis Verpoort*. Catal. Sci. Technol. 2016, 6, 2050-2054.

(59) Cobalt salophen complexes for light-driven water oxidation, Md. Ali Asraf, Hussein A. Younus, Chizoba I. Ezugwu, Akshay Mehta and Francis Verpoort*. Catal. Sci. Technol. 2016, 6, 4271-4282.

(60) Investigation of the preparation and catalytic activity of supported Mo, W, and Re oxides as heterogeneous catalysts in olefin metathesis, Nadia Gholampour, Mekhman Yusubov, Francis Verpoort*, Catal. Rev. 2016, 58, 113-156.

(61) Reactivity of norbornene esters in ring-opening metathesis polymerization initiated by a N-chelating Hoveyda II type catalyst. S. A. Kiselev, D. A. Lenev, A. A. Lyapkov, S. V. Semakin, G. Bozhenkova, F. Verpoort*, R. V. Ashirov. RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 5177-5183.

(62) Detailed theoretical investigation of excited-state intramolecular proton transfer mechanism of a new chromophore II. Cui, Yanling; Li, Yafei; Dai, Yumei; et al. Spectrochim. Acta Part A, 2016, 154, 130-134.

(63) Metal-organic frameworks containing N-heterocyclic carbenes and their precursors. C. I. Ezugwu, N. A. Kabir, M. Yusubov, F. Verpoort*. Coord. Chem. Rev. 2016, 307, 188-210.

(64) Self-assembled Metal-organic polyhedra: An overview of various applications. Harsh Vardhan, Mehman Yusubov, and Francis Verpoort*. Coord. Chem. Rev. 2016, 306, 171-194.

(65) Effect of the bulkiness of indenylidene moieties on the catalytic initiation and efficiency of second generation ruthenium-based olefin metathesis catalysts, Baoyi Yu, Zhixiong Luo, Fatma B. Hamad, Karen Leus, Kristof Van Hecke, Francis Verpoort*, Catal. Sci. Technol. 2016, 6, 2092-2100.

(66) Earth-abundant metal complexes as catalysts for water oxidation; is it homogeneous or heterogeneous? Md. Ali Asraf, Hussein A. Younus, Mekhman Yusubov and Francis Verpoort*. Catal. Sci. Technol. 2015, 5, 4901.

(67) Oxygen Chelated Indenylidene Ruthenium Catalyst for Olefin Metathesis. Yu Xie, Ye Yuan, Bibimaryam Mousavi, Yuan Cai, Cheng Kai, Yin Lu, Mehman Yusubov, Francis Verpoort*. Appl. Organometal. Chem. 2015, 29, 573–579.

(68) Metal–organic frameworks: versatile heterogeneous catalysts for efficient catalytic organic transformations. Adeel H. Chughtai, Nazir Ahmad, Hussein A. Younus, A. Laypkov and Francis Verpoort*. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2015, 44, 6804-6849.

(69) Alkyl group-tagged ruthenium indenylidene complexes: synthesis, characterization and metathesis activity. Baoyi Yu, Fatma B. Hamad, Karen Leus, Alex A. Lyapkov, Kristof Van Hecke, and Francis Verpoort*. J. Organomet. Chem. 2015, 791, 148-154.

(70) Novel K-birnessite hierarchical hollow microspheres prepared from imidazolium groups modified surface of polystyrene microspheres, Mao, H.; Gong, NQ.; Zhang, Q.; Liu, DL; Wen, C.; Li, Y.; Wu, Q.; Verpoort, F.; Song, XM. Mater. Res. Bull. 2015, 67, 102-110.

(71) Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Enantioenriched Heterocycles Bearing a CCF3 Stereogenic Center. Huang, YY; Yang, X; Chen, Z; Verpoort, F.; Shibata, N. Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 8664-8684.

(72) Ruthenium Indenylidene Complexes Bearing N-Alkyl/N-Mesityl-Substituted N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands. B. Yu, F. B. Hamad, B. F. Sels, K. Van Hecke and F. Verpoort*. Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 11835-11842.

(73) Synthesis and characterization of non-chelating ruthenium–indenylidene olefin metathesis catalysts derived from substituted 1,1-diphenyl-2-propyn-1-ols. Baoyi Yu, Yu Xie, Fatma B. Hamad, Karen Leus, Alex A. Lyapkov, Kristof Van Hecke and Francis Verpoort*. New J. Chem. 2015, 39, 1858-1867.

(74) Ruthenium pincer complexes (RPCs): Synthesis and catalytic applications, Hussein A. Younus, Wei Su, Nazir Ahmad, Si Chen, Francis Verpoort*. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2015, 357, 1351-1368.

(75) Metal-Organic Polyhedra: Catalysis and Reactive intermediates. Harsh Vardhan and Francis Verpoort*. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2015, 357, 1351-1368.

(76) Ligand Constraints and Synthesis of Metal-Organic Polyhedra. Harsh Vardhan and Francis Verpoort*. Aust. J. Chem. 2015, 68, 707-730.

(77) Lithium incorporating simultaneously with MOF-5 synthesis for CO2/CH4 mixed gas separation. Somboon Chaemchuen, Kui Zhou, Yao Chen, Luo Zhi Xiong, Francis Verpoort*. Chin. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 31, 509-513.

(78) Dynamic imine chemistry in metal-organic polyhedra. Vardhan, H; Mehta, A; Nath, I; Verpoort, F*, RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 67011-67030.

(79) Bis(imidazole) coordination polymers controlled by oxalate as an auxiliary ligand. Sun, YG; Li, J; You, J; Guo, Y; Xiong, G; Ren, BY; You, LX; Ding, F; Wang, SJ; Verpoort, F; Dragutan, I; Dragutan, V., J. Coord. Chem. 2015, 68, 1199-1212.

(80) Tuning metal sites of DABCO MOF for gas purification at ambient conditions. Somboon Chaemchuen, Kui Zhou, Nawsad Alam Kabir, Yao Chen, Xiaoxing Ke, Gustaaf Van Tendeloo, Francis Verpoort*. Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 2015, 201, 277-285.

(81) Metal–organic molecular cages: applications of biochemical implications. Nazir Ahmad, Hussein A. Younus, Adeel H. Chughtai and Francis Verpoort*. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2015, 44, 9-25.

(82) Water-soluble NHC-Cu catalysts: applications in click chemistry, bioconjugation and mechanistic analysis; Heriberto Díaz Velázquez, Yara Ruiz Garcí, Matthias Vandichel, Annemieke Madder, Francis Verpoort*, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2014, 12, 9350.

(83) Discrete metal-carboxylate self-assembled cages: Design, synthesis and applications. Nazir Ahmad, Adeel H. Chughtai, Hussein A. Younus, Francis Verpoort*. Coord. Chem. Rev. 2014, 280, 1-27.

(84) Ruthenium pincer complexes: Ligand design and complex synthesis. Hussein A. Younus, Nazir Ahmad, Wei Su, Francis Verpoort*.  Coord. Chem. Rev. 2014, 276, 112-152.

(85) Chiral Ru/Ir bimetallic dendronized polymer catalysts constructed through sequential metal coordination and applied in asymmetric hydrogenation of quinaldine. Yi-Yong Huang, Xing Yang, Yu Feng, Francis Verpoort, Qing-Hua Fan. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2014, 393, 150-155.

(86) Cyclic(Alkyl)(Amino)Carbenes and the Research Prospect in Olefin Metathesis Reaction. Cai, Yuan, Kai, Cheng, Huang, Yiyong, Verpoort, Francis*. Chin. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 34.

(87) Mechanistic Insight into Asymmetric N-H Insertion Cooperatively Catalyzed by a Dirhodium Compound and a Spiro Chiral Phosphoric Acid. Wang, Xu-Chao; Song, Xian-Shuang; Guo, Li-Ping; Qu, Deyu; Xie, Zhi-Zhong, Verpoort Francis*.  Organometallics, 2014, 33, 4042-4050.

(88) Mechanistic Insight into the Rhodium-Catalyzed O–H Insertion Reaction: A DFT Study. Zhi-Zhong Xie, Wen-Juan Liao, Jun Cao, Li-Ping Guo, Francis Verpoort*, Weihai Fang, Organometallics, 2014, 33, 2448-2456.

(89) Catalytic Activity and Selectivity of a Range of Ruthenium Complexes Tested in the Styrene/EDA Reaction System. Fu Ding, Ya-guang Sun, Francis Verpoort*, Valerian Dragutan, Ileana Dragutan. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2014, 386, 86-94.

(90) Carbenoid transfer in competing reactions catalyzed by ruthenium complexes. Ileana Dragutan, Valerian Dragutan and Francis Verpoort*. Appl. Organometal. Chem. 2014, 28, 211-215.

(91) Synthesis of amino-functionalized mesoporous alumina with enhanced affinity towards Cr(VI) and CO2. Weiquan Cai, Lijun Tan, Jiaguo Yu, Mietek Jaroniec, Xiaoqin Liu, Bei Cheng, Francis Verpoort, Chem. Eng. J. 2014, 239, 207-215.

(92) Sludge gas production capabilities under various operational conditions of the sludge thermal hydrolysis pretreatment process, Zhang, Lei, Zhang, Yuting,  Zhang, Qian, Verpoort, Francis, Cheng, Weihua, Cao, Lei, Li, Meng, J. Energy Inst. 2014, 87, 121-126.

(93) Metal-Organic Frameworks for upgrading Biogas via CO2 adsorption to Biogas green energy. S. Chaemchuen, N. A. Kabir, K. Zhou, F. Verpoort*. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2013, 42, 9304-9332.

(94) Polymer-Based Stimuli-Responsive Recyclable Catalytic Systems for Organic Synthesis. Jingli Zhang, Mingxi Zhang, Kangjian Tang, Francis Verpoort, Taolei Sun. Small, 2013, 10, 32-46.

(95) Taking the Place of Perylene Diimide: Perylene Tetracarboxylic Tetraester as Building Block for Polymeric Acceptor to Achieve Higher Open Circuit Voltage in All-Polymer Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells. Youyu Jiang, Luhua Lu, Mingyan Yang, Chun Zhan, Zhizhong Xie, Francis Verpoort, Shengqiang Xiao. Polym. Chem. 2013, 4, 5612-5620.

(96) Reactivity of mu-azido and mu-thiocyanato bridged Schiff base palladacycles toward aromatic N-heterocycles and phosphines. Jiang, Y.C; Song, D.D; Wang, Y; Wan, X.W; Li, Y; Liu, D.L.; Song, X.M; Verpoort, F; Chang, X.H, J. Organomet. Chem. 2013, 724, 57-66.

(97) Solid Supported Ruthenium Complexes for Olefin Metathesis. F. B. Hamad, C. Kai, Y. Cai, Y. Xie, Y. Lu, F. Ding, Y-G Sun, F. Verpoort*. Curr. Org. Chem. 2013, 17, 2592-2608.

(98) Recent advances in Catalytic Asymmetric FriedelCrafts Reactions with Prochiral Trifluoromethylated Compounds. He, Zhanrong; Huang, Yiyong; Verpoort, Francis. Acta Chim. Sin. 2013, 71, 700-712.

(99) Novel polystyrene microspheres functionalized by imidazolium and the electrocatalytic activity towards H2O2 of its Prussian blue composite, Hui Mao, Jinling Song, Qian Zhang, Daliang Liu, Naiqi Gong, Ying Li, Qiong Wu, Francis Verpoort, Xi-Ming Song. Nanotechnology, 2013, 24, 215601.

(100) Olefin Metathesis Ruthenium Catalysts Bearing Unsymmetric Heterocylic Carbenes. Fatma B. Hamad, Taolei Sun, Shengqiang Xiao and Francis Verpoort*. Coord. Chem. Rev. 2013, 257, 2274– 2292.

(101) N-Heterocyclic carbene transition metal complexes for catalysis in aqueous media, Heriberto Díaz Velázquez, Francis Verpoort*. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2012, 41, 7032-7060.

(102) Development of a catalytic ceramic foam for efficient tar reforming of a catalytic filter for hot gas cleaning of biomass-derived syngas. M. Nacken, L. Ma, S. Heidenreich, F. Verpoort, G.V. Baron. Appl. Catal. B 2012, 125, 111-119.

(103) Synthesis, reactivity and characterization of mono-, bi- and tri-nuclear Schiff-base palladacycles with aromatic N-heterocycles. Xiaohong Chang, Yu Wang, Yuchun Jiang, Yonglin Guo, Dandan Song, Ximing Song, Francis Verpoort, J. Organomet. Chem. 2012, 713, 134-142.

(104) Hydrothermal synthesis, crystal structure and properties of Ni(II)-4f complexes based on 1H-benzimidazole-5,6-dicarboxylic acid. Ya-Guang Sun, Gang Xiong, Mei-Yan Guo, Fu Ding, Shu-Ju Wang, Philippe F. Smet, Dirk Poelman, En-Jun Gao, Francis Verpoort. Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 7670-7680.

(105) The structure-reactivity relationship for metathesis reaction between ethylene and 2-butene on WO3/SiO2 catalysts calcinated at different temperatures. S. Chaemchuen, S. Phatanasri, F. Verpoort, N. Sae-ma, K. Suriye. Kinet. Catal. 2012, 53, 247-252.

(106) Two new Ln/Ag heterometallic-based conversion phosphors constructed by 1H-benzimidazole-5,6-dicarboxylic acid, Fu Ding, Xiao Song, Bing Jiang, Philippe F. Smet, Dirk Poelman, Gang Xiong, Yong-Li Wu, En-Jun Gao, Francis Verpoort, Ya-Guang Sun, Cryst. Eng. Comm. 2012, 14, 1753 – 1759.

(107) Highly Efficient Method for the Copper-Catalyzed Selective Synthesis of Diaryl Chalcogenides from Easily Available Chalcogen Sources. Yaming Li, Caiping Nie, Huifeng Wang, Xiaoying Li, Francis Verpoort, Chunying Duan. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 36, 7331-7338.

(108) Facile synthesis and characterization of l-chloro, azido, thiocyanato bridged cyclometallated Pd(II) containing Schiff-base ligands. Yuchun Jiang, Yonglin Guo, Xia Zhu, Dandan Song, Yu Wang, Ximing Song, Francis Verpoort, Xiaohong Chang. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2011, 376, 144-151.

(109) Synthesis and micellization of amphiphilic biodegradable methoxypolyethylene glycol/poly(D,L-lactide)/polyphosphate block copolymer. Qiuhua Wu, Chuang Wang, Dan Zhang, Ximing Song, Francis Verpoort, Guolin Zhang. React. Funct. Polym. 2011, 71, 980-984.

(110) Fabrication of polymeric ionic liquid/graphene nanocomposite for glucose oxidase immobilization and direct electrochemistry. Qian Zhang, Shuyao Wua, Ling Zhang, Jin Lu, Francis Verpoort,  Yang Liu, Zhiqiang Xing, Jinghong Li , Xi-Ming Song. Biosens. Bioelectron 2011, 26, 2632–2637.

(111) Solvothermal synthesis, crystal structure, and properties of lanthanide organic frameworks based on thiophene-2,5-dicarboxylic acid. Ya-guang Sun, Bing Jiang, Tian-fang Cui, Gang Xiong, Philippe F. Smet, Fu Ding, En-jun Gao, Tian-yi Lv, Koen Van den Eeckhout, Dirk Poelman and Francis Verpoort. Dalton Trans. 2011, 40, 11581-11590.

(112) Sorption behavior of Florisil for the removal of antimony ions from aqueous solutions. Zhang Lei, Lin Qing, Guo Xingjia and Verpoort Francis. Water Sci. Technol. 2011, 63, 2114–2122.

(113) Olefin Isomerization Reactions Catalyzed by Ruthenium Hydrides Bearing Schiff Base Ligands. Ding Fu, Van Doorslaer Sabine, Coold Peggie and Verpoort Francis*. Appl. Organom. Chem. 2011, 25, 601-667.

(114) Four Dysprosium(III) Compounds Based On 1H-Benzimidazole-5,6-dicarboxylic Acid via Hydrothermal.  Sun YG, Xiong G, Guo MY, Ding F, Wang L, Gao EJ, Zhu MC, Verpoort F. Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2011, 637, 293-300.

(115) Hydrothermal synthesis, structure, and photoluminescence of four complexes based on 1H-imidazole-4,5-dicarboxylate or 1H-imidazole-2-carboxylate ligands. Sun YG, Guo MY, Xiong G, Ding F, Wang L, Jiang B, Zhu MC, Gao EJ, Verpoort F. J. Coord. Chem. 2010, 63, 4188-4200.

(116) Hydrothermal synthesis, crystal structure and properties of Ag(I)-4f compounds based on 1H-benzimidazole-5,6-dicarboxylic acid. Sun YG, Wu YL, Xiong G, Smet PF, Ding F, Guo MY, Zhu MC , Gao EJ, Poelman D, Verpoort, F. Dalton Trans. 2010, 39,  11383-11395.

(117) Oxidative Desulfurization of Dibenzothiophene Catalyzed by Ionic Liquid [BMIm]HSO4, Zhang W, Xu K, Zhang QA, Liu, D., Wu, S., Verpoort, F., Song, X-M, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2010, 49, 11760-11763.

(118) Latent Olefin Metathesis Catalysts for Polymerization of DCPD. Drozdzak R, Nishioka N, Recher G, Verpoort F*. Macromol. Symp. 2010, 293, 1-4.

(119) Accessibility and Dispersion of Vanadyl Sites of Vanadium Silicate-1 Nanoparticles Deposited in SBA-15. Zamani S, Chiesa M, Meynen V, Xiao, Y., Prelot, B., Zajac, J., Verpoort, F., Cool, P., Van Doorslaer, S. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2010, 114, 12966-12975.

(120) New Ultrastable Mesoporous Adsorbent for the Removal of Mercury Ions. De Canck E, Lapeire L, De Clercq J, Verpoort, F., Van Der Voort, P. Langmuir, 2010, 26, 10076-10083.

(121) FT Raman - a valuable tool for surveying kinetics in RCM of functionalized dienes. F. Ding; B. Yu; S. Monsaert; Y.  Sun; E.  Gao; I.  Dragutan, V. Dragutan; F. Verpoort*. Spec. Chim. Acta 2010, 77,  170-174.

(122) Assignment and conformational investigation of asymmetric phenylindenylidene ruthenium complexes bearing N,O-bidentate ligands, P. M. S. Hendrickx, R. Drozdzak, F. Verpoort and J. C. Martins, Magn. Reson. Chem., 2010, 48, 443-449.

(123) Ruthenium-Based Olefin Metathesis Catalysts Derived from Alkynes. Ana M. Lozano-Vila, Stijn Monsaert, Agata Bajek, Francis Verpoort*. Chem. Rev. 2010 110, 4865-4909.

(124) O,N-Bidentate Ruthenium Azo Complexes as Catalysts for Isomerization Reactions; Fu Ding, Yaguang Sun, and Francis Verpoort*, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem, 2010, 1536-1543.

(125) Synthesis, Crystal structures, and properties of Novel Heterometallic La/Pr-Cu-K and Sm/Eu/Tb-Cu Coordination Polymers, Y. Sun, X. F. Gu, F. Ding, P.F. Smet, E.J. Gao, D. Poelman, F. Verpoort, Cryst. Growth Des. 2010, 10, 1059-1067.

(126) A Highly Controllable Latent Ruthenium Schiff Base Olefin Metathesis Catalst. Catalyst Activation and Mechanistic Studies; S. Monsaert, N. Ledoux, R. Drozdzak, F. Verpoort*, J. Polym. Sci. A: Chem. 2010, 48, 302–310.

(127) New Indenylidene Schiff Base Ruthenium-Complexes for Cross Metathesis and Ring-Closing Metathesis. A. M. Lozano Vila, S. Monsaert, R. Drozdzak, S. Wolowiec, F. Verpoort*. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2009, 351, 2689-2701.

(128) Isomeric periodic mesoporous organosilicas with controllable properties. C. Vercaemst, M. Ide, H. Friedrich, K. P. de Jong, F. Verpoort and P. Van Der Voort. J. Mater. Chem. 2009, 19, 8839-8845.

(129) First FT-Raman and 1H NMR comparative investigations in ring opening metathesis polymerization. F. Ding, S. Monsaert, R. Drozdzak, I. Dragutan, V. Dragutan, Y. Sun, E. Gao, P. Van Der Voort, F. Verpoort*. J. Vib. Spec. 2009, 51, 147-151.

(130) Secondary metathesis with Grubbs type catalysts in the 1,4-polybutadiene system. Aana M. Lozano, Agata Bajek, Stijn Monsaert, Renata Drozdzak, Francis Verpoort*. Chim. Oggi 2009, 27, 20-23.

(131) Latent olefin metathesis catalysts. S. Monsaert, A. Lozano Vila, R. Drozdzak, P. Van Der Voort and F. Verpoort*. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2009, 38, 3360–3372.

(132) Ethenylene-bridged periodic mesoporous organosilicas with ultra-large mesopores. C. Vercaemst, P.E. de Jongh, J.D. Meeldijk, B. Goderis, F. Verpoort, P. Van der Voort. Chem. Commun. 2009, 27, 4052-4054.

(133) Periodic Mesoporous Organosilicas Consisting of 3D Hexagonally Ordered Interconnected Globular Pores, C. Vercaemst, H. Friedrich, P.E. de Jongh, A.V. Neimark, B. Goderis, F. Verpoort, P. Van der Voort, J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113, 5556-5562.

(134) Indenylidene Complexes of Ruthenium Bearing NHC Ligands - Structure Elucidation and Performance as Catalysts for Olefin Metathesis. S. Monsaert, E. De Canck, R. Drozdzak, P. Van der Voort, P.M.S. Hendrickx, J.C. Martins, F. Verpoort*. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2009, 5, 655-665.

(135) Fast and convenient base-mediated synthesis of 3-substituted quinolines. H. Vander Mierde, P. Van der Voort, F. Verpoort*. Tetrahedron Lett. 2009, 50, 201-203

(136) Ruthenium Complexes Containing Bidentate Schiff Base Ligands as Precursors of Homogeneous and Immobilized Catalysts, F. Ding, YG. Sun, S. Monsaert, R. Drozdzak, I. Dragutan, V. Dragutan, F. Verpoort*. Curr. Org.  Synth. 2008, 5, 291-304.

(137) A novel 3D 4d-4f heterometallic coordination polymer: Synthesis, crystal structure and luminescence, YG. Sun, XM. Yan, F. Ding, EJ. Gao, WZ. Zhang, F. Verpoort, Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2008, 11, 1117-1120.

(138) Enhanced catalyst performance through activity control - Latent ruthenium catalysts in Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerisation reactions. S. Monsaert, R. Drozdzak, F. Verpoort*. Chim. Oggi 2008, 26, 93-96.

(139) Spectroscopic evidence of thermally induced metamorphosis in ethenylene-bridged periodic mesoporous organosilicas. C. Vercaemst, JTA. Jones, YZ. Khimyak, J.C. Martins, F. Verpoort, P. Van der Voort. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2008, 10, 5349-5352.

(140) Base-mediated synthesis of quinolines: an unexpected cyclization reaction between 2-aminobenzylalcohol and ketones, H. Vander Mierde, Pascal Van Der Voort, Francis Verpoort*, Tetrahedron Lett. 2008, 49, 6893-6895.

(141) Ultra stable ordered mesoporous phenol/formaldehyde polymers as a heterogeneous support for vanadium oxide. Ilke Muylaert, Marijke Borgers, Els Bruneel, Joseph Schaubroeck, Francis Verpoort and Pascal Van Der Voort, Chem. Comm., 2008, 4475-4477.

(142) Synthesis, structure and luminescent properties of Cd(II) and Zn(II) complexes constructed from 3,5-dimethyl-2, 6-pyrazinedicarboxylic acid. Sun, YG; Gu, XF; Drozdzak, R, Ding, F, Gao, E-J, Yan, X-M, Verpoort, F. J. Coord.  Chem. 2008, 61, 1839-1848.

(143) Synthesis, crystal structure and luminescence of a two-dimensional interpenetrating supermolecular complex {[Cd(phen)(2)(sube)] center dot 2H(2)O}(n), Sun, YG; Gu, XF; Gao, EJ, Wei, D., Yan, X., Verpoort F., J. Coord.  Chem. 2008, 61, 1165-1171.

(144) A ruthenium-catalyzed approach to the Friedlander quinoline synthesis, Vander Mierde, H; Van Der Voort, P; De Vos, D, Verpoort, F.* Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 1625-1631.

(145) Secondary metathesis with Grubbs catalysts in the 1,4-polybutadiene system
Allaert, B, Ledoux, N, Dieltiens, N, Vander Mierde, H, Stevens, C. V., Van Der Voort, Pascal, Verpoort, F* Catal. Commun. 2008, 9, 1054-1059.

(146) Ordered mesoporous materials at the beginning of the third millennium: new strategies to create hybrid and non-siliceous variants, Pascal Van Der Voort, Carl Vercaemst, David Schaubroeck and Francis Verpoort, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2008, 10, 347-360.

(147) Synthesis and activity of a new Ruthenium indenylidene olefin metathesis catalyst coordinated with an imidazolin-2-ylidene ligand, S. Monsaert, R. Drozdzak, V. Dragutan, I. Dragutan, F. Verpoort, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 432-440.

(148) Exploring new synthetic strategies in the development of a chemically activated Ru-based olefin metathesis catalyst.Nele Ledoux, Renata Drozdzak, Bart Allaert, Anthony Linden, Pascal Van Der Voort and Francis Verpoort*, Dalton Trans., 2007, 44, 5201-5210.

(149) Ag-0 and Co-0 nanocolloids as recyclable quasihomogeneous metal catalysts for the hydrogenation of alpha,beta-unsaturated aldehydes to allylic alcohol fragrances, Mertens PGN, Cuypers F, Vandezande P, Ye XP, Verpoort F, Vankelecom IFJ, De Vos DE. Appl. Cat. A 2007, 325, 130-139.

(150) Friction and wear mechanisms of sintered and thermoplastic polyimides under adhesive sliding  Samyn P, Schoukens G, Verpoort F, Van Craenenbroeck J, De Baets P,  Macromolecular Materials and Enginering, 2007, 292 (5) 523-556

(151) Improved Ruthenium Catalysts for the Modified Friedlaender Quinoline Synthesis. Hans Vander Mierde, Nele Ledoux, Bart Allaert, Pascal Van Der Voort, Renata Drozdzak, Dirk DeVos and Francis Verpoort*, New J. Chem., 2007, 31, 1572–1574

(152) Immobilized Ruthenium Complexes bearing O,N-Bidentate Ligands, .Dragutan V, Verpoort F*, Rev. Roum Chim, (2007), Vol. 52, No. 8, 000

(153) Synthetic Approach to Ruthenium Vinylidene Complexes and Their Applications in Metathesis Catalysis, .Dragutan V, Dragutan I, Drozdzak R, Verpoort F*, Rev. Roum Chim, (2007) Vol. 52, No. 9, 000.

(154) Ultra-fast hydrothermal synthesis of diastereoselective pure ethenylenebridged periodic mesoporous organosilicas. Carl Vercaemst, Matthias Ide, Bart Allaert, Nele Ledoux, Francis Verpoort and Pascal Van Der Voort, Chem Commun., 2007, 2261-2263.

(155) Comparative investigation of Hoveyda-Grubbs catalysts bearing modified Nheterocyclic carbene ligands. Nele Ledoux, Anthony Linden, Bart Allaert, Hans Vander Mierde, Francis Verpoort*,  Adv. Synth. Catal. (2007) 349, 1692 – 1700

(156) Assessment of the solid-state composition of an active salicylanilidecompound by FT-Raman spectroscopy, De Siegeleer B., Baert B., Diericx N., Seghers D., Verpoort F., Van Vooren L., Burvenich C., Slegers G., J. Pharmaceutical an Biomedical Analysis, 44 (2007) 254–257.

(157) Bis-coordination of N-(alkyl)-N '-(2,6-diisopropylphenyl) heterocyclic carbenes to Grubbs catalysts, Ledoux N., Allaert B., Linden A., Van der Voort P., Verpoort F.* Organometallics, 26 (2007) 1052-1056.

(158) Influence of particle size on the quantitative determination of salicylic acid in a pharmaceutical ointment using FT-Raman spectroscopy, T. R. M. De Beer, W.G. Baeyens, Y. Vander Heyden, J.P. Remon, C. Vervaet, F. Verpoort; Eur. J. Pharm. Sciences, 2007, 30, 229-235.

(159) Implementation of a process analytical technology system in a freeze-drying process using Raman Spectroscopy for in-line process monitoring, T.R.M. De Beer, M. Alleso, F. Goethals, A. Coppens, Y.Vander Heyden, H.L. De Diego, J. Rantanen, F. Verpoort, C. Vervaet, J.P. Remon, W.R.G. Baeyens, Anal. Chem., 2007, 79, 7992-8003.

(160) Ruthenium-based NHC-arene systems as ring-opening metathesis polymerisation catalysts, N. Ledoux, B. Allaert, F. Verpoort*, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2007, 35, 5578-5583.

(161) Complexation Behavior of Iron(III) with aloxime 800, D(2)EHPA, CYANEX 272, CYANEX 302, and CYANEX 301, I. Van de Voorde, K. Latruwe, L. Pinoy, E. Courtijn, F. Verpoort, solvent extraction and ion exchange, 2007, 25, 809-829.

(162) In situ generation of highly active olefin metathesis initiators. Nele Ledoux, Bart Allaert, David Schaubroeck, Stijn Monsaert, Renata Drozdzak, Pascal Van Der Voort and Francis Verpoort*, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry,  691 (2006), 5482-5486.

(163) Synthesis and activity for ROMP of bidentate Schiff base substituted second generation Grubbs catalysts, Bart Allaert, Nicolai Dieltiens, Nele Ledoux, Carl Vercaemst, Pascal Van Der Voort, Christian V. Stevens, Anthony Linden and Francis Verpoort*, J. Mol. Cat. ; Chem. A:, 2006, 260, 221-226.

(164) Metathesis of 1-octene over MoO3 supported on mesoporous molecular sieves: The influence of the support architecture, P. Topka, H. Balcar, J. Rathouský, N. Žilková, F. Verpoort and J. Čejka, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 96 (2006), 44–54.

(165) The pyroglutamate hydantoin rearrangement, Dieltiens N, Claeys DD, Zhdankin VV, Nemykin VN, Allaert B, Verpoort F, Stevens CV, Eur. J. Org. Chem 2006 11 2649-2660.

(166) Enantiomerically pure alpha-pinene derivatives from material of 65% enantiomeric purity. Part 2: C-2-symmetric N,N '-3-(2 alpha-hydroxy)pinane diimines and diamines. Markowicz SW, Figlus M, Lejkowski M, Karolak-Wojciechowska J, Dzierawska-Majewska A, Verpoort F ,Tetrahedron Asymmetry 2006, 17 (3), 434-448.

(167) N,N'-dialkyl- and N-alkyl-N-mesityl-substituted N-heterocyclic carbenes as ligands in Grubbs catalysts. Ledoux N, Allaert B, Pattyn S, Vander Mierde H, Vercaemst C, Verpoort F* , Chem. Eur. J. 2006, 12 (17), 4654-4661.

(168) Equilibrium studies of nickel(II), copper(II), and cobalt(II) extraction with aloxime 800, D(2)EHPA, and Cyanex reagents.Van de Voorde I, Pinoy L, Courtijn E, Verpoort F, Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange 2006, 24 (6), 893-914.

(169) Pt/H-beta zeolites as productive bifunctional catalysts for the one-step citronellal-to-menthol conversion.Mertens P, Verpoort F, Parvulescu AN, De Vos D , J. Catal. 2006, 243, 7-13.

(170) Softening and melting mechanisms of polyamides interfering with sliding stability under adhesive conditions. Samyn P, Schoukens G, Van Driessche I, Van Craenenbroeck J, Verpoort F, Polymer, 2006, 47 (14), 5050-5065.

(171) Qualitative FT-Raman investigation of the ring opening metathesis polymerization of dicyclopentadiene David Schaubroeck, Steven Brughmans, Carl Vercaemst, Joseph Schaubroeck, Francis Verpoort*.  J. Mol. Cat. ; Chem. A:, 2006, 254, 180-185.

(172) Thermal transitions in polyimide transfer under sliding against steel, investigated by Raman spectroscopy and thermal analysis.Samyn P, De Baets P, Van Craenenbroeck J, Verpoort F, Schoukens G,  J. Appl. Pol. Science 2006 101 (3): 1407-1425.

(173) Ruthenium complexes bearing bidentate Schiff base ligands as efficient catalysts for organic and polymer syntheses. Drozdzak R, Allaert B, Ledoux N, V. Dragutan, I. Dragutran, F. Verpoort*, Coord. Chem. Rev. 2005, 249 (24): 3055-3074.

(174) Synthesis of Schiff base-ruthenium complexes and their applications in catalytic processes, Drozdzak R, Allaert B, Ledoux N, V. Dragutan, I. Dragutran, F. Verpoort*, Adv. Synt & Cat. 2005, 347 (14): 1721-1743.

(175) Synthesis of 1,3-dioxo-hexahydropyrido[1,2-c][1,3] diazepine carboxylates, a new bicyclic skeleton formed by ring expansion-RCM methodology, Dieltiens N, Claeys DD, Allaert B, C. Stevens, F. Verpoort, Chem. Comm. 2005 (35): 4477-4478

(176) Active Ru catalysts in carbene chemistry: A kinetic study of carbene formation and an evaluation of selective cyclopropanation, Van Craenenbroeck J, Van Isterdael K, Vercaemst C, F. Verpoort*, New J. Chem.  29, 942-947 (2005).

(177) Determination of the relative amounts of three crystal forms of a benzimidazole drug in complex finished formulations by FT-Raman spectroscopy. De Spiegeleer B, Seghers D, Wieme R, Schaubroeck J, Verpoort F, Slegers G,  Van Vooren L., J. Pharm.Biomedical Analysis 39, 275-280 (2005).

(178) Influence of acetate ions and the role of the diluents on the extraction of copper (II), nickel (II), cobalt (II), magnesium (II) and iron (II, III) with different types of extractants. I.Van de Voorde*, L. Pinoy, E. Courtijn and F. Verpoort, Hydrometallurgy 78, 92-106 (2005).

(179) Rational design and convenient synthesis of a novel family of ruthenium complexes with O,N-bidentate ligands, Drozdzak R, Allaert B, Ledoux N, V. Dragutan, I. Dragutran, F. Verpoort*, Central European Journal of Chemistry, 3, 404-416 ( 2005).

(180) Ruthenium Indenylidene Complexes. METATHESIS CATALYSTS WITH ENHANCED ACTIVITY. Valerian Dragutan, Ileana Dragutan and Francis Verpoort. Platinum Metals Rev., 2005, 49, (1), 33–40.

(181) A new protocol for pyrrole synthesis by a combination of ring-closing metathesis and in situ oxidative aromatization. Dieltiens N, Stevens CV, Allaert B, Verpoort F., ARKIVOC : 92-97 Part 1 2005.

(182) Development and validation of a direct, non-destructive quantitative method for medroxyprogesterone acetate in a pharmaceutical suspension using FT-Raman spectroscopy. De Beer TRM, Vergote GJ, Baeyens WRG, Remon JP,  Vervaet C, Verpoort F, Eur. Jour Pharm. Sciences, 23, 355-362 ( 2004).

(183) Pyrrole synthesis using a tandem Grubbs' carbene-RuCl3 catalytic system, Dieltiens N, Stevens CV, De Vos D, Allaert B, Drozdzak R, Verpoort F, Tet. Lett. 45, 8995-8998 (2004).

(184) In-line monitoring of a pharmaceutical blending process using FT-Raman spectroscopy, Vergote GJ, De Beer TRM, Vervaet C, Remon JP, Baeyens WRG, Diericx N, Verpoort F. Eur. Jour. Pharm. Sciences, 21, 479-485 (2004).

(185) Combinatorial screening and conventional testing of antimony-rich selective oxidation catalysts, Paul JS, Urschey J, Jacobs PA, Maier WF, Verpoort F, J Catal. 220, 136-145 (2003).

(186) A heterogeneous Ru-hydroxyapatite catalyst for mild racemization of alcohols, Wuyts S, De Vos DE, Verpoort F, Depla D, De Gryse R, Jacobs PA, J Catal. 219, 417-424 (2003).

(187) Immobilization of multifunctional Schiff base containing ruthenium complexes on MCM-41, De Clercq B, Lefebvre F, Verpoort F*, Appl. Catal. A-Gen. 247, 345-364 (2003).

(188) Synthesis of highly active ruthenium indenylidene complexes for atom-transfer radical polymerization and ring-opening-metathesis polymerisation, Opstal T, Verpoort F*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 42, 2876-2879 (2003).

(189) Atom transfer radical polymerization of vinyl monomers mediated by a new class of neutral and cationic ruthenium alkylidene catalysts containing a 1,3-dimesityl-4,5-dihydroimidazol-2-ylidene and a Schiff base ligand, De Clercq B, Verpoort F*, Polym. Bull. 50 (3): 153-160 (2003)

(190) RuCl2(PPh3)(2)(triazol-5-ylidene): an active catalyst for controlled radical polymerization of methyl methacrylate in the presence of primary or secondary amines, Melis K, Verpoort F*, J Mol Catal A-Chem, 201, 33-41 (2003).

(191) Easily accessible and robust olefin-metathesis catalysts based on ruthenium vinylidene complexes, Opstal T, Verpoort F*, J Mol Catal A-Chem, 200, 49-61 (2003).

(192) Controlled radical polymerization mediated by cationic arene ruthenium complexes, Opstal T, Verpoort F*, Polym Bull, 50, 17-23 (2003).

(193) Catalytic application of a Ru-alkylidene in the nucleophilic addition of several carboxylic acids on terminal alkynes and the homocoupling of 1-alkynes, Melis K, De Vos D, Jacobs P, Verpoort F*, J Organomet Chem, 671, 131-136 (2003).

(194) Synthesis and evaluation of a new class of ruthenium-based catalytic systems for atom transfer radical addition and enol ester synthesis, De Clercq B, Verpoort F*, J Organomet Chem, 672, 11-16 (2003).

(195) Easily accessible ring opening metathesis and atom transfer radical polymerization catalysts based on arene, norbornadiene and cyclooctadiene ruthenium complexes bearing Schiff base ligands, Opstal T, Couchez K, Verpoort F*, Adv Synth Catal, 345, 393-401 (2003).

(196) The addition of carboxylic acids to 1-alkynes catalysed by a new Ru(II) complex: a very fast route towards the synthesis of enol esters, Melis K, Verpoort F*, J Mol Catal A-Chem, 194, 39-47 (2003).

(197) Synthesis of enol esters and dimerization of terminal alkynes catalyzed by neutral and cationic vinylidene ruthenium complexes, Opstal T, Verpoort F*, Synlett, 314-320 (2003).

(198) From atom transfer radical addition to atom transfer radical polymerisation of vinyl monomers mediated by ruthenium indenylidene complexes, Opstal T, Verpoort F*, New J Chem 27 257-262 (2003).

(199) Regio- and stereoisomeric composition of the product mixture in the Diels-Alder reaction of dicyclopentadiene with bicylcononadiene: a NMR and DFT quantum chemical investigation. M. Biesemans, H. Dalil, L.T. Nguyen, B. Haelterman, G. Decadt, F. Verpoort, R. Willem, P. Geerlings, Tetrahedron 58, 10447- 10453 (2002).

(200) Multi-nuclear dendritic Ru-complexes as catalysts for ROMP; synthesis and characterization of starpolymers. Beerens H., Wang WJ, Verdonck L, Verpoort F*., J Mol Catal A-Chem 190, 1-7 (2002).

(201) Atom transfer radical addition and enol-ester synthesis catalyzed by Ru-vinylidene complexes. Opstal T., Verpoort F.*, Tet. Lett. 43,  9259-9263 (2002).

(202) The Addition Of Carboxylic Acids To 1-Alkynes Catalysed By A New Ru (II) Complex: A Very Fast Route Towards The Synthesis Of Enol Esters. Karen Melis and Francis Verpoort*,  J Mol Catal A-Chem 180, 67-76 (2002).

(203) Selective dimerisation and addition of carboxylic acids to terminal alkynes catalysed by the thermolysed Grubbs' catalyst: a novel synthesis of enynes and vinyl esters.  Karen Melis, Tom Opstal and Francis Verpoort*,  Eur. J. Org.Chem., 3779-3784 (2002).

(204) Activity of a new class of ruthenium based ring-closing metathesis and ring-opening metathesis polymerization catalysts coordinated with a 1,3-dimesityl-4,5-dihydroimidazol-2-ylidene and a Schiff base ligand. De Clercq B, Verpoort F*. Tetrahedron Lett. 43,  9101-9104 (2002).

(205) Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of Styrene and Methyl Methacrylate Induced  by Rh(Cycloocta-1,5-diene) Complexes. Tom Opstal, Jiří Zedník, Jan Sedláček, Jan Svoboda, Jiří Vohlídal, Francis Verpoort*, Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun., 2002, 67, 1858-1871.

(206) Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of Vinyl Monomers Mediated by Schiff Base Ruthenium-Alkylidene Catalysts and the Adventitious Effect of Water in Polymerizations with the Analogous Cationic Complexes. Bob De Clercq and Francis Verpoort*, Macromolecules, 35, 8943-8947 (2002).

(207) Radical reactions catalysed by homobimetallic ruthenium(II) complexes bearing Schiff base ligands: atom transfer radical addition and controlled polymerisation. De Clercq B, Verpoort F*. Tetrahedron Lett. 43: (26) 4687-4690, 2002.

(208) Applications of Raman Spectroscopy in Pharmaceutical Analysis Vankeirsbilck T., Vercauteren A., Baeyens W., Van der Weken G., Verpoort F.,Vergote G. an.d Remon J.P. Trends in Anal. Chem., 21, 869-877 (2002).

(209) Acid controlled alkyne dimerisation initiated by a Ru-carbene precursor.  Melis K, De Vos D, Jacobs P, Verpoort F., J Organomet Chem 659, 159-164 (2002).

(210) Simple multivariate approach for the monitoring of vinylation reactions using FT-Raman spectroscopy. Hutsebaut DAA, Vercaemst C, Hugelier C, Verpoort F*, Appl Spectrosc 56, 1314-1319 (2002).

(211) Kharasch addition and vinylation reactions mediated by ruthenium(II) complexes bearing Schiff base ligands.  De Clercq B, Verpoort F*, Catal Lett 83, 9-13 (2002).

(212) Assessing the scope of the introduction of Schiff bases as co-ligands for monometallic and homobimetallic ruthenium ring-opening metathesis polymerisation and ring-closing metathesis initiators. De Clercq B, Verpoort F*, Adv Synth Catal 34, 639-648 (2002).

(213) A new heterogeneous hybrid ruthenium catalyst being an eco-friendly option for the production of polymers and organic intermediates. De Clercq B, Lefebvre F, Verpoort F*, New J Chem 26, 1201-1208 (2002).

(214) Near-infrared FT-Raman spectroscopy as a rapid analytical tool for the determination of diltiazem hydrochloride in tablets. Vergote G, Vervaet C, Remon JP, Haemers T, Verpoort F, Eur J Pharm Sci 16, 63-67 (2002).

(215) Spectroscopic analysis of Au-V-based catalysts and their activity in the catalytic removal of diesel soot particulates. Van Craenenbroeck J, Andreeva D, Tabakova T, Van Werde K, Mullens J. Verpoort F*, J Catal 209, 515-527 (2002).

(216) Radical reactions catalysed by homobimetallic ruthenium(II) complexes bearing Schiff base ligands: atom transfer radical addition and controlled polymerisation. De Clercq B, Verpoort F*,Tet. Lett. 43, 4687-4690 (2002).

(217) Ruthenium indenylidene and vinylidene complexes bearing Schiff bases: Potential catalysts in enol-ester synthesis. Opstal T, Verpoort F*, Synlett (6) 935-941 (2002).

(218) Ruthenium-catalyzed selective anti-Markovnikov trans addition of carboxylic acids and tail-to-tail dimerization of terminal alkynes. Melis K, Samulkiewicz P, Rynkowski J, Verpoort F*, Tet. Lett. 43, 2713-2716 (2002).

(219) A new class of ruthenium complexes containing Schiff base ligands as promising catalysts for atom transfer radical polymerization and ring opening metathesis polymerisation. De Clercq B, Verpoort F*, J Mol Catal A-Chem 180, 67-76 (2002).

(220) Ring-closing metathesis, Kharasch addition and enol ester synthesis catalysed by a novel class of ruthenium(II) complexes. De Clercq B, Verpoort F*, Tet. Lett. 42, 8959-8963 (2001). 

(221) Monitoring of the polymerization of norbornene by in-line fiber-optic near IR-FT Raman. De Clercq B, Smellinckx T, Hugelier C, Verpoort F.*,  Appl. Spectrosc., 55, 1564-1567 (2001).

(222) Atom transfer radical polymerisation with an immobilised [RuCl2(p-cymene)]2 dimmer. Opstal T, Melis K, Verpoort F.*, Catal. Lett. 74, 155-159 (2001).

(223) A study of V-pillared layered double hydroxides as catalysts for the epoxidation of terpenic unsaturated alcohols. Villa A.L., De Vos D.E., Verpoort F., Sels B., and Jacobs P.A.  J. Catal. 198, 223-231 (2001).

(224) A Heterogeneous cis-Dihydroxylation Catalyst with stable, site-isolated Osmium-Diolate reaction centers. An Severeyns, Dirk E. De Vos, Lucien Fiermans, Francis Verpoort, Piet J. Grobet, Pierre A. Jacobs, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 40 (3) 586-589 (2001).

(225) Non-destructive analysis of paintings using FT-Raman Spectroscopy with Fibre-optics. P. Vandenabeele, F.Verpoort, L. Moens, J. Raman Spectr., 32 (4) 263-269 (2001).

(226) ROMP and RCM catalysed by (R3P)2Cl2Ru=CHPh immobilised on a mesoporous support. Karen Melis, Dirk De Vos, Pierre Jacobs, Francis Verpoort*, J. Mol. Cat. A: chemical, 169 (1-2) 47-56 (2001).

(227) Coordination of a Ru(II)complex to a tetrafunctional P-ligand as model for Ru-P dendrimers. H. I. Beerens, P. Wijkens, J. T. B. H. Jastrzebski, F. Verpoort, L. Verdonck, G. van Koten, J. Organometal. Chem., 603 244-248 (2000)

(228) Heterogeneous Tungsten Based Catalysts for the epoxidation of Bulky Olefins. D. Hoegaerts, B.F. Sels, D.E. De Vos, F. Verpoort, P.A. Jacobs, Catal. Today., 60  209-218 (2000).

(229) ROMP of NBE catalysed by a new W-catalyst based on a carbosilane dendrimer. H. Beerens, F. Verpoort, L. Verdonck,  J. Mol. Cat. A: chemical, 159 197-201 (2000).

(230) Low generation-carbosilane dendrimers as core for starpolymers using a Ru-ROMP catalyst. H. Beerens, F. Verpoort, L. Verdonck, J. Mol. Cat. A: chemical, 151 279-282 (2000).

(231) Characterization of a Surface Coating Formed from Carboxylic Acid-Based Coolants. F. Verpoort*, T. Haemers, P. Roose, J.-P. Maes, Appl. Spectrosc., 53 1528-1534 (1999).

(232) Preparation and Characterization of a Bis(silsesquioxane)tungsten Complex. P. Smet, B. Devreese, F. Verpoort, T. Pauwels, I. Svoboda, S. Foro, J. Van Beeumen and L. Verdonck, Inorg. Chem. 37 6583-6586 (1998).

(233) Detection of a Bis(silsequioxane)- Tungsten Complex by Matrix-assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-of-flight Mass Spectrometry. B. Devreese, P. Smet, F. Verpoort, L. Verdonck and J. Van Beeumen, Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom., 12 1204-1206 (1998).

(234) XPS study of a new heterogeneous ruthenium catalyst precursor. P. Smet, F. Verpoort, G. De Doncker, A.R. Bossuyt, L. Fiermans, L. Verdonck, Appl. Spectrosc., 51 1807-1813 (1997).

(235) The study of SiO2/Si (100)  model support with AES and XPS in combination with MLCFA . F. Verpoort, P. Persoon, L. Fiermans, G. Dedoncker and L. Verdonck, J. Chem. Soc., Faraday Transact., 93 3555-3562 (1997).

(236) Tungsten precursors in Olefin Metathesis Catalysis; Spectroscopic study of CpW(CO)3X derivatives and catalytic activity of Tungsten based multicomponent  systems.  F. Verpoort, A.R. Bossuyt and L. Verdonck, Bull. Soc.Chem. Belges,106 315-322 (1997). 

(237) Catalytic activity of supported tungsten phenoxide complexes in olefine metathesis; XPS characterization; Application of Molecular Modeling to surface organometallic chemistry. F. Verpoort, A.R. Bossuyt B. Coussens and L. Verdonck, J. Mol. Catal.A: Chemical, 115 207-218 (1997).

(238) Olefin Metathesis Catalyst. III. Angle-Resolved XPS and depth profiling study of a tungsten oxide layer on silica. F.Verpoort, A.R. Bossuyt and L. Verdonck, J. Electron Spectrosc., Relat. Phenom., 82 151-163 (1996). 

(239) A New Heterogeneous Metathesis Catalyst: Preparation and Activity of a Highly Active Catalyst for the Metathesis of 2-Pentene. F. Verpoort, A. Bossuyt and L. Verdonck, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 417-418, 1996.

(240) Angle-Resolved and Depth Profiling XPS Investigation of a Monolayer Niobiumoxide Catalyst. F. Verpoort, G. De Doncker, A.R. Bossuyt, L. Fiermans, L. Verdonck, J. Electr. Spectr., 73 271-281 (1995).

(241) Olefin Metathesis Catalyst. II.  Activation and Characteristics of A “Molecular” Tungsten Unit on Silica. F.Verpoort, A.R. Bossuyt and L. Verdonck, J. Mol. Catal. 95 75-82 (1995).

(242) Olefin Metathesis Catalyst.  I. Angle - Resolved and Depth Profiling XPS Study of Tungsten Oxide on Silica. F. Verpoort, L. Fiermans, A.R. Bossuyt, L. Verdonck, J. Mol. Catal. 90 43-52 (1994).

(243) Tungsten Carbonyl Precursors In Catalyzed Olefin Metathesis.  V . The XW(CO)3-C5H5 (X = Cl,I)/RnSnCl4-n (R = Me, Ph, N = 0-4) Precursor-combination. L. Verdonck, A.R. Bossuyt, A. Praet, F. Verpoort, J. Geeraert, D. Van De Vondel and G.P. Van Der Kelen, J. Mol. Catal., 76 319-325 (1992).

 

5、著作与章节

(1) Heterogenation of a Schiff base substituted Grubbs catalyst and a Ru-dimer in order to perform ROMP reactions; B. De Clercq, T. Opstal, K. Melis, F. Verpoort*. In “ROMP and Related Chemistry” NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2002, p451-464.

(2) O,N-Bidentate Ligands Co-ordinated on Ru-based Olefin Metathesis Catalysts B. De Clercq, F. Verpoort*. In “Novel Metathesis Chemistry: Well-defined Initiator Systems for Specialty Chemical Synthesis, Tailored Polymers and Advanced Material Applications” Eds. Y. Imamoglu and L. Bencze NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2003, p101-120.

(3) Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerisation (ROMP) of Cyclooctene and Substituted norbornene derivatives using a Ruthenium catalyst containing a triazol-5-ylidene ligand. Karen Melis, D. De Vos, P Jacobs and  F. Verpoort*. In “Novel Metathesis Chemistry: Well-defined Initiator Systems for Speciality Chemical Synthesis, Tailored Polymers and Advanced Material Applications” Eds. Y. Imamoglu and L. Bencze NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2003, p237-242.

(4) Towards New Generations of Metathesis Metal-Carbene Pre-catalysts, Bart Allaert, Nicolai Dieltiens, Chris Stevens, Renata Drozdzak, Ileana Dragutan, Valerian Dragutan, Francis Verpoort*. In “New Frontieres in Metathesis Chemistry: From Nanostructure Design to Sustainable Technologies for Synthesis of Advanced Materials” Eds. Y. Imamoglu and V. Dragutan  NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI), Springer, Dordrecht 2007, 39-78.

(5) Olefin Metathesis mediated by:- Schiff Base Ru-alkylidenes - Ru-alkylidenes bearing unsymmetrical NHC ligands, Stijn Monsaert, Nele Ledoux, Bart Allaert, Renata Drozdzak, Pascal Van Der Voort, Francis Verpoort*. In “New Frontieres in Metathesis Chemistry: From Nanostructure Design to Sustainable Technologies for Synthesis of Advanced Materials” Eds. Y. Imamoglu and V. Dragutan, NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI), Springer, Dordrecht 2007, 251-264.

(6) Ruthenium-Vinylidene Complexes: An efficient Class of Homogeneous Metathesis Catalysts, Ileana Dragutan, Valerian Dragutan, Renata Drozdzak, Francis Verpoort*. In “New Frontieres in Metathesis Chemistry: From Nanostructure Design to Sustainable Technologies for Synthesis of Advanced Materials” Eds. Y. Imamoglu and V. Dragutan, NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI), Springer, Dordrecht 2007, 137-150.

(7) Ring opening Metathesis activity of Ruthenium based olefin metathesis Catalyst coordinated with 1,3-bis(2,6-diisopropylphenyl)-4,5-dihydroimidazoline. Solmaz Karabulut, Francis Verpoort*. In “New Frontieres in Metathesis Chemistry: From Nanostructure Design to Sustainable Technologies for Synthesis of Advanced Materials” Eds. Y. Imamoglu and V. Dragutan, NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI), Springer, Dordrecht 2007, 185-192.

(8) New N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands in Grubbs and Hoveyda–Grubbs Catalysts, Stijn Monsaert, Nele Ledoux, Bart Allaert, Renata Drozdzak, Pascal Van Der Voort, Francis Verpoort*. In Green Metathesis Chemistry and Nanotechnology, Great Challenges in Synthesis, Catalysis. Eds. V. Dragutan, A. Demonceau, I. Dragutan and E. Finkelshtein, NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI), Springer, Dordrecht 2010, 17 - 30.

(9) Ruthenium–Indenylidene Complexes Bearing Saturated N-Heterocyclic Carbenes: Synthesis and Application in Ring-Closing Metathesis Reactions, Stijn Monsaert, Els De Canck, Renata Drozdzak, Pascal Van Der Voort, Pieter M.S. Hendrickx, José C. Martins, Francis Verpoort*. In Green Metathesis Chemistry and Nanotechnology, Great Challenges in Synthesis, Catalysis. Eds. V. Dragutan, A. Demonceau, I. Dragutan and E. Finkelshtein  NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI), Springer, Dordrecht 2010, 31 - 39 .

(10) Bidentate Schiff Base Ruthenium Complexes as Precursors of Homogeneous and Immobilized Catalysts. Francis Verpoort*, Baoyi Yu, Fatma B. Hamad, Heriberto Diaz Velazquez and Zhixiong Luo. Advances in Organic Synthesis, Vol. 3, 2012, 3.

 

6、其它成果 

(1) Complete Catalytic Benzene Oxidation over Au-V2O5/TiO2 Catalysts. D. Andreeva, T. Tabakova, A. Naydenov, F. Verpoort, Proceedings 9th International Symposium on Heterogeneous Catalysis, 23-27 Sept. 2000 Varna (Bulgaria).

(2) Simultaneous removal of diesel soot particulates and nitrogen oxides by CuKMo-Catalysts Y. Kalvachev, F. Verpoort*. Proceedings 9th International Symposium on Heterogeneous Catalysis, 23-27 Sept. 2000 Varna (Bulgaria).

(3) F. Verpoort*, Homogeneous and Hybrid Catalysts for Olefin Metathesis and ATRP. Proceedings Atofina Chair, Leuven Summer School on Catalysis, Thermae Palace, November 2001, Ostend (Belgium)

(4) T. Opstal, K. Vandormael, F. Verpoort*. Immobilized [RuCl2(p-cymene)]2 dimer as Catalyst for ATRP and ROMP. Proceedings XXXIIIth Symposium on Catalysis, 5-6 November 2001, Prague (Czech), p11-12.

(5) B. De Clercq, F. Verpoort*. Dual Activity of novel Ru-complexes towards Olefin Metathesis and ATRP reactions. International Symposium on Olefin Metathesis, ISOMXIV, MIT, Boston (USA), august 5-9, 2001

(6) F. Verpoort*. Assesing the scope of the introduction of Schiff bases as co-ligands for monometallic and bimetallic ruthenium ring-opening metathesis polymerisation and ring-closing metathesis initiators.NATO, Advanced Study Institute,8-21 sep. 2002, Antalya, Turkey.

(7) J. Vohlidal, J. Zednik, J. Svoboda, M. Pacovska, J. Sedlacek, H. Balcar, T. Opstal, F. Verpoort*, D. Walther Polymerization of substituted acetylenes and vinyl monomers with Rh(diene) catalysts. NATO, Advanced Study Institute,8-21 sep. 2002, Antalya, Turkey.

(8) Orientation and degradation of polymer sliding surfaces evaluated by Raman spectroscopy. P. Samyn, J. Quintelier, P. De Baets, , J. Van Craenenbroek, G. Schoukens, F. Verpoort WTC III, (2005).

(9) Orientation of polyimide sliding surfaces studied by Raman spectroscopyP. Samyn, P. De Baets, J. Van Craenenbroeck, F. Verpoort, G. Schoukens, ANTEC 2005,

(10) The use of post-mortem Raman spectroscopy in explaining friction and wear behaviour of sintered polyimide at high temperatureP. Samyn, J. Van Craenenbroeck, F. Verpoort, P. De Baets, Tribotest (2005).