1. H. A. Azizian, R. L. Luck, R. H. Morris and H. Wong “Dinitrogen Versus η6-Arene Coordination in Methyldiphenylphosphine Complexes of Molybdenum(0)” Organomet. Chem. 1982, 238, C24-C26.
  2. R. L. Luck and R. H. Morris “Synthesis of Molybdenum-Rhodium Bi-metallic Complexes Using, as Ligands, Electron-Rich Molybdenum(0) Complexes Containing an η6-PhPMePh Ligand” Organomet. Chem. 1983, 255, 221-230.
  1. R. L. Luck and R. H. Morris “Reversible Binding of Dinitrogen and Dihydrogen by Mo(η6‑PhPMePh)(PMePh2)3: Use of [9-BBN]2 as a Phosphine Sponge Reagent”

Inorg. Chem. 1984, 23, 1489-1491.

  1. R. L. Luck, R. H. Morris and J. F. Sawyer “Synthesis and Substitution Reactions of Mo(η6-PhPMePh)(PMePh2)3.  The Crystal and Molecular Structure of Mo(η6-PhPMePh)(CNCMe3)(PMePh2)2” Organometallics 1984, 3, 247-255.
  1. R. L. Luck, R. H. Morris and J. F. Sawyer “Complexes [Mo(N2)(PPh3)2]2 and [Mo(CNR2)(PPh3)2]2 (R = n-Bu and t-Bu) Containing Bridging Triphenylphosphine Ligands.  The Molecular Structure of [Mo(μ-η16-PPh3)(CNBun)(PPh3)]2” Organometallics 1984, 3, 1009-1014.
  1. R. L. Luck and R. H. Morris “Use of η6-Arylphosphine Complexes of Molybdenum(0) for the Synthesis of Complexes Containing Mo4Mo and Mo4W Bonds”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1984, 106, 7978-7979.
  1. J. J. Frizzell, R. L. Luck, R. H. Morris and S. H. Peng “The Influence of the Steric Properties of the Ligands PR2Ph and L on the Formation and Properties of the Complexes Mo(η6PhPR2)L(DPPE), R = Et, L = PPhEt2 and R = Ph, L = PPh3, PR’3, CO, CNR, N2, H2” Organomet. Chem. 1985, 284, 243-255.
  1. G. M. Bancroft, J. Bice, R. H. Morris and R. L. Luck “The Photoelectron Spectrum of MoWCl4(PMe3)4:  The Position of the Valence β Ionization in Quadruply Bonded Compounds” Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1986, 898-899.
  1. R. L. Luck, R. H. Morris and J. F. Sawyer “Complexes Containing Unbridged Homonuclear and Heteronuclear Quadruple Bonds.  The Crystal and Molecular Structures of MoWCl4(PMePh2)4, MoWCl4(PMe3)4 and Cl2(PMe3)2MoWCl2(PMePh2)2” Inorg. Chem. 1987, 26, 2422-2429.
  1. R. H. Morris, K. A. Earl, R. L. Luck, N. J. Lazarowych and A. Sella “Correlations Between Electrochemical or UV PES Data and Force Constants for Carbonyl or Dinitrogen Ligands in Octahedral, d6 Complexes and their Use in Explaining the Behaviour of the Molecular Hydrogen Ligand” Inorg. Chem. 1987, 26, 2674-2683.
  1. R. L. Luck and R. H. Morris “Use of Electron-Rich η6-Arylphosphine Complexes of Molybdenum(0) as Ligands in Group 6 Metal Carbonyl Complexes” J. Organomet. Chem. 1988, 347, 349-364.
  1. F. A. Cotton and R. L. Luck “Formation of ReCl(H2)(PMePh2)4; a Complex Containing an η2-H2 Ligand”  J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1988, 1277-1278.
  1. F. A. Cotton and R. L. Luck “Variable Temperature T1 Studies on ReH5(PPh3)3, PR3 = PMePh2 and PPh3, ReH7(PPh3)2 and Re2H8(PPh3)4;  Classical or Nonclassical Hydrides?” Inorg. Chem. 1989, 28, 6-8.
  1. F. A. Cotton and R. L. Luck “Syntheses and Crystal Structures of Syn and Gauche Isomers of the Chloride-Bridged Face-Sharing Bioctahedral Molybdenum (III) Dimers” Inorg. Chem. 1989, 28, 182-187.
  1. F. A. Cotton, R. L. Luck and R. H. Morris “High Yield Synthesis of Mo(η6-PhPMe2)(PMe2Ph)3 and its dimerization to form [Mo(μ-η16-PhPMe2)(PMe2Ph)2]2, a complex Characterized by X-ray Crystallography” Organometallics 1989, 8, 1282-1287.
  1. F. A. Cotton and R. L. Luck “Reduction of ReCl5 in the Presence of PMePh2 to give Mer-ReCl3(PMePh2)3, ReCl(η2-H2)(PMePh2)4, ReH3(PMePh2)4 or ReCl(CO)3(PMePh2)2, Depending on Conditions” Inorg. Chem. 1989, 28, 2181-2186.
  1. F. A. Cotton and R. L. Luck “Strong Interaction Between an Aliphatic Carbon-Hydrogen Bond and a Metal Atom:  The Structure of (Diethylbis(1-pyrazolyl)borato)allyldicarbonylmolybdenum(II)” Inorg. Chem. 1989, 28, 3210-3213.
  1. F. A. Cotton and R. L. Luck “X-ray Crystal Structure of ReH5(PPh3)3 and Variable Temperature T1 Studies on ReH5(PPh3)3 and ReH5(PMe2Ph)3 in Various Solvents;  Are T1 Measurements Useful in Predicting Whether Polyhydride Complexes Contain Molecular Hydrogen Ligands?” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1989, 111, 5757-5761.


  1. F. A. Cotton and R. L. Luck

“Solid State Geometric Isomers of Re2H8(PPh3)4

Inorg. Chem. 1989, 28, 4522-4527.


  1. F. A. Cotton and R. L. Luck

“Structure of [Ag(PPh3)4][PF6]”

Acta Crystallographica, Section C, 1989, C45, 1222-1224.


  1. F. A. Cotton, R. L. Luck, D. R. Root and R. A. Walton

“Variable Temperature Spectra and T1 Measurements on the Dinuclear Octahydride Complexes Re2H8(PR3)4 (PR3 = PPh3, PEt2Ph, PMe2Ph and PMe3) and the Monohydride Complexes ReHCp2 and Re2HCl3(CO)2(dppm)2, dppm = Ph2PCH2PPh2

Inorg. Chem. 1990, 29, 43-47.



  1. F. A. Cotton, J. Eglin, R. L. Luck and K. Son

“Tertiary Phosphine Complexes of Chromium(III); Syntheses, Magnetic Properties and Single Crystal Structure Studies on Cr2Cl6(PMe3)4, Cr2Cl6(PEt3)4 and Cr2Cl6(dmpm)2

Inorg. Chem. 1990, 29, 1802-1806.


  1. F. A. Cotton and R. L. Luck

“(η3-1Phenylallyl)bromodicarbonyl(bispyrazolyl)molybdenum(II), MoBr(η3‑CH2CHCHPh)(C3H4N2)(CO)2

Acta Crystallographica, Section C, 1990, C46, 138-140.


  1. F. A. Cotton, R. L. Luck and K. Son

“A Structural Study of Trichloro(tetrahydrofuran)iron(III)”

Acta Crystallographica, Section C, 1990, C46, 1424-1426.


  1. F. A. Cotton, R. L. Luck and K. Son

“A Dichromium(II) Compound that Avoids Cr-Cr Bond Formation by Adopting a Bizarre Structure: Cr2Cl4(dmpm)2

Inorg. Chim. Acta 1990, 168, 3-4.


  1. F. A. Cotton, R. L. Luck and K. Son

“The Structure of the Face-Sharing Bioctahedral Hexachloro(tristriethylphosphino)dimolybdenum(III) molecule”

Inorg. Chim. Acta 1990, 173, 131-132.


  1. F. A. Cotton, L. R. Falvello, C. A. James and R. L. Luck

“Heteronuclear Unbridged Quadruply Bonded Complexes. X-ray Molecular Structures of Cl2(PMe2Ph)2MoWCl2(PMe2Ph)(PPh3), Cl2(PMe2Ph)(PPh3)MoWCl2(PMe2Ph)2 and MoWCl4(PMe2Ph4

Inorg. Chem. 1990, 29, 4759-4763.


  1. F. A. Cotton and R. L. Luck

“Solution and Solid State Conformational Isomers of the Molecular Dihydrogen Complex ReCl(H2)(PMePh2)4: Does it Contain an Asymmetric Molecular Dihydrogen Ligand”

Inorg. Chem. 1991, 30, 767-774.


  1. F. A. Cotton and R. L. Luck

“The Structures of the trans-[Trimethylphosphonium][(tetrachloro)(bistrimethylphosphino)-Chromium](III) Anion, mer-(trichloro)(bisdimethylphenylphosphino)-(dimethylphenylphosphineoxido)Chromium(III) and mer-(trichloro)(tristrimethylphosphineoxido)Molybdenum(III)”

Acta Crystallographia, Section C, 1991, C47, 1069-1072.


  1. F. A. Cotton, J. Czuchajowska and R. Luck

“The Crystal and Molecular Structures of Mo2Cl4(PMePh2)4 and Re2Cl4(PMePh2)4

  1. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 1991, 579-585.


  1. F. A. Cotton, R. L. Luck and K. Son

“New Polynuclear Compounds of Iron(II) Chloride with Oxygen Donor Ligands: Part I. Fe4Cl8(THF)6: Synthesis and a Single Crystal X-ray Structure Determination”

Inorg. Chim. Acta 1991, 179, 11-15.


  1. F. A. Cotton, J. M. Cannich, R. L. Luck and K. Vidyasagar

“The Preparation and Structure of [Cl2W(u-Cl)(u-dmpm)2(u-PMe2)WCl(n2-CH2PMe2)]                       Cl, a Product of an Unusual Cleavage of the dmpm Ligand”

Organometallics 1991, 10, 352-356.




  1. F. A. Cotton, R. L. Luck and C. S. Miertschin

“Synthesis and Characterization of a Dimeric Molybdenum(V) Anion [Br2OMo(u-S)2MoOBr2]2-; Conversion of Tetrahydrofuran to [nBu3P(CH2)4PnBu3]2+

Inorg. Chem. 1991, 30, 1155-1157.


  1. F. A. Cotton, R. L. Luck and K. Son

“New Polynuclear Compounds of Iron(II) Chloride with Oxygen Donor Ligands: Part II. Polymeric [FeCl2(OPMe3)]4 and Mononuclear FeCl2(OPMe3)2. Syntheses, Properties and Single Crystal Structure Determinations”

Inorg. Chim. Acta  1991, 184, 177-183.


  1. F. A. Cotton, C. A. James and R. L. Luck

“Synthesis and Characterization of the First Multiply Bonded Heteronuclear Edge-Sharing Bioctahedral Complex MoWCl4(μ‑Cl)(μ‑H)(μ‑dppm)2

Inorg. Chem. 1991, 30, 4370-4373.


  1. F. A. Cotton, J. L. Eglin, C. A. James and R. L. Luck

“Heterobimetallic Edge-Sharing Bioctahedral Complexes. Synthesis, Characterization, and Singlet-Triplet Separations As Determined by Phosphorus-31 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance”

Inorg. Chem. 1992, 31, 5308-5315.


  1. D. J. Lewis, R. L. Luck and J. V. Silverton

“Structure of Bis[cis-1,2-bis(diphenylphosphino)ethylene]dichlororhenium(II).hexane”

Acta Crystallographia, Section C, 1993, 1424-1426.


  1. F. A. Cotton, M. Kohli, R. L. Luck and J. V. Silverton

“Another Bogus Isomer: Sic Transit “Green Mo2Cl4(PMePh2)4” The X-ray Crystal Structure Determination of MoOCl3(OPMePh2)2.C6H6

Inorg. Chem. 1993, 32, 1868-1870.


  1. M. Kohli, D.J. Lewis, R.L. Luck, J.V. Silverton and K. Sylla

“Rhenium Dihydrogen Complexes and Long H-H Interactions:  The X-ray Determined Single Crystal Structures of ReCl(η2-H2)(Ph2CH2CH2PPh2)2CTHF and [ReO2(Ph2CHCHPh2)2][ReO4]

Inorg. Chem. 1994, 33, 879-883.


  1. E. R. Landa, A. H. Lee, R. L. Luck and P. J. Yeich

“Sorption and Coprecipitation of Trace Concentrations of Thorium with Various Minerals under Conditions Simulating an Acid Uranium Mill Effluent Environment”

Inorg. Chim. Acta, 1995, 225, 247-252.


  1. D. Horton, B. Levine, P. Norris, R. L. Luck and J. V. Silverton


Acta Crystallographia, Section C, 1997, C53, 120-122.


  1. D. Horton, Q. Liu, R. L. Luck and J. V. Silverton


Acta Crystallographia, Section C, 1997, C53, 236-238.


  1. M. Kohli, R. L. Luck and V. Ohtamaa

“The Source of the Cloud Produced upon Adding Dry Ice to Water”

Journal of Chemical Education, 1998, 75, 60-61.




  1. L. Luck, D. K. Bates, K. Li and M. Xia

“1-[(1,3-Dihydro-2-benzothienyl)acetyl]-1H-indole S-Oxide”

Acta Crystallographia, Section C, 1999, C55, 1873-1874.


  1. L. Luck and E. J. Schelter

“Potassium Borohydride”

Acta Crystallographia, Section C, 1999, C55, IUC9900151.


  1. R. L. Luck and G. D. Mendenhall


Acta Crystallographia, Section C, 1999, C55, 2090-2091


  1. R. L. Luck, P. Gawryszewska and J. P. Riehl

“Tris(1,10-phenanthroline-N,N’)chromium(III) Perchlorate Hydrate”

Acta Crystallographia, Section C 2000, C56, pp. e238-239.


  1. R. L. Luck and G. D. Mendenhall
    ” 2,4,4-Trimethyl-2-phenyl-3-pentanone oxime”
    Acta Crystallographia, Section C, 2000, C56, 602-603.


  1. C. L. Bergstrom, R. L. Luck and D. C. Luehrs

“Tetraammonium-1,2,4,5-benzenetetracarboxylate tetrahydrate”

Acta Crystallographia, Section C, 2000, C56, e591-591.


  1. R.L. Luck and R. O’Neill
    “The Br and I Analogues of ReCl(H2)(PMePh2)4; Crystal Structures of ReBr(H2)(PMePh2)4 and the [ReO2(Py)4]+ Cation; Possible Solution State Evidence of Re­H···H···N(Py) Interactions as Evident in T1 Measurements.”
    Polyhedron, 2001, 20/9-10, 773-782.


  1. R. E. Brown, G. M. Chateauneuf, P. R. Klassen, R. L. Luck and G. D. Mendenhall

“Synthesis, 1H NMR, Single Crystal X-ray Determined and Ab-Initio Molecular Structural Analyses on 1-(Isopropylideneaminomethyl)pyrene”

  1. Molecular Structure, 2001, 561/1-3, 93-101.


  1. R. L. Luck, C. L. Maupin, D. Parker, J. P. Riehl and J. A. G. Williams

“Circular Polarized Luminescence and Structural Studies of a Dysprosium Complex with an Octadentate Macrocyclic Ligand bearing Benzylphosphinate Groups”

Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2001, 317/1-2, 331-337.


  1. C. L. Bergstrom and R. L. Luck

“Direct Photolytic Route to trans-Cr(CO)4(AsPh3)2 and Crystal Structures of cis-Mo(CO)4(AsPh3)2 and cis-W(CO)4(AsPh3)2

Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2001, 318/1-2, 77-83.


  1. T. Liwporncharoenvong and R. L. Luck

“Quadruply Bonded Dimolybdenum Atoms Surrounded by Dendrons: Preparation, Characterization and Electrochemistry”

  1. Am. Chem. Soc., 2001, 123, 3615-3616.


  1. C. A. Bayse, R. L. Luck and E. J. Schelter

“Synthesis and Characterization of ReCl(H2)(AsMePh2)4, a Classical Hydride Complex: Re-examination of ReCl(H2)(PMePh2)4 and Theoretical Calculations on Model Compounds”

Inorg. Chem., 2001, 40, 3463-3467.


  1. Hua Xiang, Song Gao, Tong-Bu Lu, Rudy L. Luck, Zong-Wan Mao, Xiao-Ming Chen, and Liang-Nian Ji

“[NiL1]3[Cr(CN)6]2×18H2O (L1 =3,10-bis(2-hydroxyethyl)- 1,3,5,8,10,12-hexaazacyclotetradecane): A two-dimensional bimetallic assembly exhibiting antiferromagnetic ordering and metamagnetic behavior”

New Journal of Chemistry, 2001 25, 875-878.


  1. C. A. Bayse, B. K. Carpenter and R. L. Luck


Acta Crystallographia, Section C, 2001, C57, 1429-1430.


  1. Tong-Bu Lu, Hua Xiang, Rudy L. Luck, Zong-Wan Mao, Dan Wang, Chao Chen and Liang-Nian Ji

“A Two-dimensional coordination polymer with a brick wall structure and hydrophobic channels: synthesis and structure of macrocyclic nickel(II) complex with 1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylate”

Cryst. Eng. Commun., 2001, 41, DOI: 10.1039/b106490h.


  1. T. Liwporncharoenvong, T.-B. Lu and R. L. Luck

“Syntheses, Structures and Electrochemistry of Two Complexes containing Quadruply-Bonded Dimolybdenum Atoms”

Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2002, 329, 51-58.


  1. R. L. Luck and G. Wang

“On the Nature of Tincalconite”

American Mineralogist, 2002, 87, 350-354.


  1. Tong-Bu Lu and Rudy L. Luck

“Interpenetrating Nets in cis-Bis(pyridine-4-carboxylate)nickel(II)”

Acta Crystallographia, Section C, 2002, C58, m152-m154.


  1. Frank R. Fronczek, Rudy L. Luck and Ge Wang

“Synthesis, Characterization and Reactivity of MoCl2(O)(O2)(OPR3)2, OPR3 = OPMePh2, OPPh3; an  Isomerization Catalyst for Some Allylic Alcohols”

Inorg. Chem. Communications, 2002, 5, 384-387.


  1. R. L. Luck and T. Liwporncharoenvong

“The Effects Assessed by Electrochemical Techniques and Single Crystal Structures of Ortho Substitution on Benzoate Ligands Supporting the Quadruply-Bonded Dimolybdenum Bond”

Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2002, 340C, 147-154.


  1. Tong-Bu Lu, Hua Xiang, Rudy L. Luck, Long Jiang, Zong-Wan Mao and Liang-Nian Ji

“[NiL]3[BTC]2×14H2O (L = 3,10-bis(2-ethyl)-1,3,5,8,10,12-hexaazacyclo-tetradecane, BTC = 1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylate): synthesis, structure and unique selected guest molecule absorption properties”

New Journal of Chemistry, 2002, 26, 969-971.


  1. R. L. Luck and G. D. Mendenhall

“(2-ethoxycarbonyl-3,5-dihydroxy-phenyl)-acetic acid, an intermediate in the Pechmann Reaction”

Acta Crystallographica, 2002, E58, o1387-o1388.


  1. N. Kongprakaiwoot, R. L. Luck and E. Urnezius

“Polymeric (diphenylphosphinate)tetrahydrofuranlithium”

Acta Crystallographica, 2002, E58, m735-m736.



  1. G. D. Mendenhall, R. L. Luck, R. K. Bohn and H. J. Castejon

“Structure and Reactivity of o-Phthalaldehyde by X-ray, Microwave, and Molecular Orbital Calculations”

  1. Molecular Structure, 2003, vol 645/2-3 pp 249 – 258.


  1. Frank R. Fronczek, R. L. Luck and G. Wang

“Packing and Compositional disorder with MoCl2O2(OPMePh2)2 and MoCl3O(OPMePh2)2 as assessed by Single Crystal X-ray Diffractometry”

Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2003, 342C, 247-254.


  1. S. J. Carlson, T.-B. Lu and R. L. Luck

“3D Structures constructed by p×××p and C-H×××p interactions: Synthesis, structures and selected guest molecules binding properties”

Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2003, 6/5, 455-458.


  1. R. L. Luck, K. Li and D. K. Bates

“6-Methyl-11a, 12-dihydro-6H-quino[3,2-b][1,4]benzothiazine: An Amidine Formed under Unusual Conditions”

Acta Crystallographica, Section E, 2003, Volume 59, Part 03, pages o302—o303.


  1. Tong-Bu Lu and Rudy L. Luck

“Interlocking Frameworks.   A Consequence of Enlarging Spacers from 4-pyridinecarboxylate to 4-(4-pyridyl)benzoate”

Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2003, 351, 345-355.


  1. Tong-Bu Lu, Hua Xiang, Rudy L. Luck, Zong-Wan Mao, Xiao-Ming Chen and Liang-Nian Ji

“Molecular Architecture via Coordination and Multi-intermolecular Interactions. Synthesis, Structures and Magnetic Properties of One-dimensional Coordination Polymers of Macrocyclic Nickel(II) Complexes with Terephthalate and trans-Butene Dicarboxylate”

Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2003, 355, 229-241.


  1. Ge Wang, Gang Chen, Rudy L. Luck, Zhiqiang Wang, Zhongcheng Mu, David G. Evans, Xue Duan

“New molybdenum(VI) catalysts for the epoxidation of cyclohexene: synthesis,reactivity and crystal structures”

Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2004, 357, 3223-3229.


  1. Ge Wang, Ampa Jimtaisong, and Rudy L. Luck

“Allylic Alcohol Isomerization and Mechanistic Considerations with CH3ReO3

Organometallics, 2004, 23, 4522-4525.


  1. Kongprakaiwoot, Natcharee, Luck, Rudy L, and Urnezius, Eugenijus

“New synthetic route to polyphosphine ligands bearing 1,2,4,5-tetrakis(phosphino)benzene framework: structural characterizations of 1,4-(PPh2)2-2,5-(PR2)2-C6F2 (R=Ph, iPr, Et)”

Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 2004, 689(21), 3350-3356.


  1. Ge Wang, Ampa Jimtaisong and Rudy L. Luck

“Crystal Structures of MoCl2(O)(O2)(OPMePh2)2 and mixtures of MoCl2(O2)(OPPh3)2 and MoCl2(O)(O2)(OPPh3)2 ; Allylic Alcohol Isomerization Studies using  MoCl2(O)(O2)(OPMePh2)2

Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2005, 358, 933-940.


  1. Guangchuan Ou, Jinzhong Gu, Tongbu Lu, and Rudy L. Luck

“Construction of a three-dimensional network with open channels via Ag-Ag and π-π interactions between nanoscale sized molecular chains”

Journal of Molecular Structure2005, 740(1-3), 143-146.

  1. Ampa Jimtaisong and Rudy L. Luck

“Synthesis, Crystal Structure and Reactivity of Mo4O6(O2)2(m3-O)2{(m2-O,m3-OC8H14}2(OPCH3(C6H5)2)2: A Self-Assembled Tetranuclear Cluster containing Two Peroxide and Two Trans-Cyclooctanediol Ligands”

Journal of Cluster Science, 2005, 16(2), 167-184.


  1. Ge Wang, Linsheng Feng, Rudy L. Luck, David G. Evans, Zhiqiang Wang, Xue Duan

“Sol-gel synthesis, characterization and catalytic property of silicas modified with oxomolybdenum complexes”

                Journal of Molecular Catalysis. A, 2005, 241, 8-14.


  1. A. Bayse, A. Jimtaisong, A. K. Kandalam, R. L. Luck, R. Pandey and M. J. Steven

“Reexamination of the structure of MoO(O2)2(H2O)(hmpa), hmpa= hexamethylphosphoramide by crystallographic and theoretical means”

Journal of Molecular Structure, 2005, 754, 96-99.


  1. Natcharee Kongprakaiwoot, Michael S. Bultman, Rudy L, Luck and Eugenijus Urnezius

“Synthesis and structural characterizations of para-bis(dialkyl/diarylphosphine)phenylenes built around tetrahalogenated benzene cores”

Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2005, 358, 3423-3429.


  1. T. Liwporncharoenvong and R. L. Luck


Acta Crystallographica Section E, 2005, E61, m1191-m1193.


  1. T. Liwporncharoenvong and R. L. Luck

“Preparation and crystal structure of a quadruply bonded dimolybdenum complex with trans-crotonate ligands”

Journal of Chemical Chrystallography, 2006, 36(3), 205-210.


  1. Aldona Beganskiene, Natcharee Kongprakaiwoot, Rudy L. Luck, and Eugenijuz Urnezius

“Synthesis of 2,6-Bis(bis(2-(methylthio)phenyl)phosphine)-4-methylphenol, A Novel Polydentate Ligand Containing Two Tripodal [S,S,P,O] Coordination Pockets; Crystal Structure of the Dimeric Tl(I) Complex

Zeitschrift für anorganische und allgemeine Chemie, 2006, 632(10-11), 1879-1884.


  1. Aldona Beganskiene, Nicolai I. Nikishkin, Rudy L. Luck, and Eugenijuz Urnezius

“Syntheses of Symmetric and Unsymmetric 2,6-Bis(phosphine)phenols

Heteroatom Chemistry, 2006, 17(7), 656-663.


  1. G. Froehner, K. Challis, K. Gagnon, T. D. Getman and R. L. Luck

“A re-investigation of the reactions of amines and alcohols with 6,9-bis-(acetonitrile)decaborane”

Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry, 2006, 36, 777-785.


  1. Natcharee Kongprakaiwoot, Rudy L, Luck and Eugenijus Urnezius

“New binucleating ligand with two [P,S] chelation pockets on a single phenyl ring. Syntheses and X-ray structures of 1,4-bis(diphenylphosphino)-2,5-difluoro-3,6-bis(methylthio)benzene and of bimetallic complex (CO)3Fe(m-[PPh2)(SMe)C6F2(SMe)(PPh2)])Fe(CO)3

Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2006, 691(23), 5024-5029.


  1. Ampa Jimtaisong, and Rudy L. Luck

“Synthesis and Catalytic Epoxidation Activity with TBHP and H­­2O2 of Dioxo-, Oxoperoxo- and Oxodiperoxo Molybdenum(VI) and Tungsten(VI) Compounds containing Monodentate or Bidentate Phosphine Oxide Ligands: Crystal Structures of WCl2(O)2(OPMePh2)2, WCl2(O)(O2)(OPMePh2)2, MoCl2(O)2dppmO2•C4H10O, WCl2(O)2dppmO2, Mo(O)(O2)2dppmO2 and W(O)(O2)2dppmO2

Inorganic Chemistry, 2006, 45(25), 10391-10402.

  1. Muralidhara Thimmaiah, Rudy L. Luck and Shiyue Fang

“Novel benzoferrocenyl chiral ligands: Synthesis and evaluation of their suitability for asymmetric catalysis”

Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2007, 692,(10),  1956-1962.


  1. Yi Luan, Ge Wang, Rudy L. Luck and Mu Yang

“A Two-Dimensional, Hydrogen-Bond-Cross-Linked Molybdenum(VI) Network Polymer with Catalytic Activity”

European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2007, 9, 1215-1218.


  1. Y. Luan, G. Wang, R. L. Luck, M. Yang

“Oxidation of alcohols with hydrogen peroxide catalyzed by molybdenum(VI)-peroxo complex under solvent-free conditions”

Chemistry Letters, 2007, 36, 1236-1237.


  1. A. Beganskiene, L. R. Pignotti, V. Baltramiejunaite, R. L. Luck, and E. Urnezius

“Synthesis, structures and ligating properties of 2,6-bis(phosphino)thiophenol derivatives”

Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2008, 361, 1349-1356.


  1. A. Jimtaisong, L. Feng, S. Sreehari, C. A. Bayse, and R. L. Luck

“Rational Synthesis of Molybdenum(V) Tetramers Consisting of [Mo2O4]2+ Dimers Held Together by Bridging Phosphinate Ligands and the Tungsten(VI) Dimer [(CH3O)2(O)W(μ-O)( μ -O2PPh2)2W(O)(CH3O)2]: Structural and Theoretical Considerations”

                Journal of Cluster Science, 2008, 19, 181-195.


  1. Muralidhara Thimmaiah, Rudy L. Luck and Shiyue Fang

“Steric and Electronic Effects of Benzoferrocenyl Phosphine Ligands onPalladium-Catalyzed Allylic Alkylation and Suzuki Coupling Reactions”

The Open Organic Chemistry Journal, 2008, 2, 1-9.


  1. Feng, Linsheng; Urnezius, Eugenijus; Luck, Rudy L.

“Cyclooctene epoxidation with H2O2 and single crystal X-ray determined crystal structures of new molybdenum and tungsten catalysts bearing the hydrophilic ligand hydroxymethyldiphenylphosphine oxide”

Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2008, 693(8-9), 1564-1571.


  1. Pignotti, L. R.; Kongprakaiwoot, N.; Brennessel, W. W.; Baltrusaitis, J.; Luck, R. L.; Urnezius, E. “1,4-bis(phosphine)-2,5-difluoro-3,6-dihydroxybenzenes and their P-oxides: Syntheses, structures, ligating           and electronic properties”

Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 2008, 693, (20), 3263-3272.


  1. Luan, Y.; Wang, G.; Luck, R. L.; Wang, Y. N.; Xiao, H.; Ding, H. J.

“Hydrogen-bond-supported 3D Networks: Two Different Polymeric Structures Featuring Chlorine Atoms as                 Ligands and as Anions and Investigations as Epoxide Catalysts.”

                Chemistry Letters 2008, 37, (11), 1144-1145.


  1. Meng, G.; Velayudham, S.; Smith, A.; Luck, R.; Liu, H.

“Color Tuning of Polyfluorene Emission with BODIPY Monomers”

                Macromolecules 2009, 42, (6), 1995-2001


  1. Wang, Z. Z.; Lin, X.; Luck, R. L.; Gibbons, G.; Fang, S. Y.

“Synthesis of cyclic allyl vinyl ethers using Pt(II)-catalyzed isomerization of oxo-alkynes”

Tetrahedron 2009, 65, (13), 2643-2648.



  1. Li, J.; Wang, G.; Shi, Z.; Yang, M.; Luck, R. L.

“Two hydrogen-bond-cross-linked molybdenum(VI) network polymers. Synthesis, crystal structures and cyclooctene epoxidation with H2O2

Struct. Chem. 2009, 20, 869-876.


101         Li, J.; Wang, G.; Shi, Z.; Yang, M.; Luck, R. L.

“Molybdenum(VI) network polymers based on anion-π interaction and hydrogen bonding: Synthesis, crystal structures and oxidation catalytic application”

Solid State Sci.,2009, 11, 1955-1960.


  1. Yang, L.-Z.; Li, Y.; Zhuang, X.-M.; Jiang, L.; Chen, J.-M.; Luck, R. L.; Lu, T.-B.

“Mechanistic Studies of C-C Bond Cleavage of Nitriles by Dinuclear Metal Cryptates”

Chem.–Eur. J. 2009, 15, 12399-12407, S12399/12391-S12399/12398.


  1. Buchweitz, M.; Luck, R. L.; Sreehari, S.; Beganskiene, A.; Urnezius, E.

“Synthesis and characterisation of new molybdenum-oxo complexes containing diphenylphosphinylacetic acid and 2-(tert-butylsulphoxide)phenyldiphenylphosphine oxide as bidentate ligands”

Inorg. Chim. Acta 2010, 363, 1818-1822.


  1. Crosse, C. M.; Kelly, E. C.; Logue, M. W.; Luck, R. L.; Maass, J. S.; Mehne, K. C.; Pignotti, L. R.

“tert-Butyl 2-(4-chlorobenzoyl)-2-methylpropanoate”

Acta Crystallogr., Sect. E: Struct. Rep. Online 2010, E66, o493-o494, So493/491-So493/498.


  1. Crosse, C. M.; Logue, M. W.; Luck, R. L.; Pignotti, L. R.; Waineo, M. F.

“tert-Butyl 2-methyl-2-(4-nitrobenzoyl)propanoate”

Acta Crystallogr., Sect. E: Struct. Rep. Online 2010, E66, o495-o496, So495/491-So495/418.


  1. Gould, G. B.; Jackman, B. G.; Logue, M. W.; Luck, R. L.; Pignotti, L. R.; Smith, A. R.; White, N. M.

“tert-Butyl 2-methyl-2-(4-methylbenzoyl)propanoate”

Acta Crystallogr., Sect. E: Struct. Rep. Online 2010, E66, o491-o492, So491/491-So491/498.


  1. Logue, M. W.; Luck, R. L.; Maynard, N. S.; Orlowski, S. S.; Pignotti, L. R.; Putman, A. L.; Whelan, K. M.

“tert-Butyl 2-benzoyl-2-methylpropanoate”

Acta Crystallogr., Sect. E: Struct. Rep. Online 2010, E66, o489-o490, So489/481-So489/488.


  1. Sreehari, S.; Luck, R. L.

“Synthesis of Mo(V) dimers of the form [Mo2O2(acac)2(µ-O)(µ-OC2H5)(µ-O2CR)], the tetramer [Mo2O2(acac)2(µ-O)(µ-OC2H5)(µ-O2C)C6H4(pµ-O2C)Mo2O2(acac)2(µ-O)(µ-OC2H5)], and, the crystal and molecular structures of [Mo2O2(acac)2(m-O)(m-OC2H5)(m-OOCC6H5)] and [Mo2O2(acac)2(m-O)(m-OC2H5)(m-OOCC6H4(o-OH))]”

  1. Cluster Sci. 2010, 21, 525-541.


  1. Wang, Y.; Wang, G.; Yang, M.; Tan, L.; Dong, W.; Luck, R.

“Highly efficient olefin oxidation catalysts based on regular nano-particles of titanium-containing mesoporous molecular sieves”

  1. Colloid Interface Sci. 2011, 353, 519-523.


  1. Feng, L.; Luck, R. L.

“Synthesis and Structural Characterization of a Dimolybdenum Complex Bridged by the Hydroxymethylphenylphosphinate Ligand”

  1. Chem. Crystallogr., 2011, 41, 1317-1322.



  1. Feng, L.; Maass, J. S.; Luck, R. L.

“Synthesis and characterization of four cubical molybdenum(V) tetramers and their catalytic properties for the epoxidation of cis-cyclooctene using H­2O2

Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2011, 373, 85-92.


  1. Getman, T. D.; Luck, R. L.; Cienkus, C.

“2-[(1-{[3-(dimethylazaniumyl)propyl]methylamino}ethylidene)azaniumyl]nonahydro-closo-decaborate dimethyl sulfoxide disolvate”

Acta Crystallogr., Sect. E: Struct. Rep. Online, 2011, E67, o1682-o1683.


  1. Maass, J. S.; Chen, Z.; Zeller, M.; Luck, R. L.

“Expanding molecular transition metal cubane clusters of the form [M4(μ3-O)4]12+: syntheses, spectroscopic and structural characterizations of molecules M4(μ3-O)4(O2P(Bn)2)4(O4), M = VV and WV”

Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 11356-11358.


  1. Zhang, X.; Luck, R. L.; Fang, S.

“Stereoselective synthesis of a chiral ferrosalen ligand using an aromatization strategy”

  1. Organomet. Chem., 2011, 696, 2047-2052.


  1. Maass, J. S.; Zeller, M.; Holmes, D.; Bayse, C. A.; Luck, R. L.

“Syntheses, 95Mo NMR Spectroscopy and Structures of Distorted Cubic Mo4(μ3-O)4(μ2-O2P(CH2C6H5)2)4O4 and the Open Mixed-Valent Cluster, Mo4(μ3-O)2(μ2-O2P(CH2C6H5)2)6O6″

  1. Cluster Sci., 2011, 22, 193-210.


  1. Zhang, X.; Luck, R. L.; Fang, S.

“Ferrosalen and ferrosalen-type ligands: structural modulation and applications in asymmetric catalysis”

Organometallics, 2011, 30, 2609-2616.


  1. Maass, J. S.; Chen, Z.; Zeller, M.; Tuna, F.; Winpenny, R. E. P.; Luck, R. L.

“Syntheses, X-ray Structural Characterizations, and Thermal Stabilities of Two Nonclassical Trinuclear Vanadium(IV) Complexes, (V3(μ3-O)O2)(μ2-O2P(CH2C6H5)2)6(H2O) and (V3(μ3-O)O2)(μ2-O2P(CH2C6H5)2)6(py), and Polymeric Complexes of Stoichiometry (VO(O2PR2)2)∞, R2 = Ph2 and o-(CH2)2(C6H4)”

Inorg. Chem. (Washington, DC, U. S.), 2012, 51, 2766-2776.


  1. Maass, J. S.; Zeller, M.; Breault, T. M.; Bartlett, B. M.; Sakiyama, H.; Luck, R. L.

“Syntheses and Structures of Three Complexes of Formulas [L3Co(μ2-O2P(Bn)2)3CoL’][L”], Featuring Octahedral and Tetrahedral Cobalt(II) Geometries; Variable-Temperature Magnetic Susceptibility Measurement and Analysis on [(py)3Co(μ2-O2PBn2)3Co(py)][ClO4]”

Inorg. Chem. (Washington, DC, U. S.), 2012, 51, 4903-4905.


  1. Zhu, S.; Zhang, J.; Vegesna, G.; Tiwari, A.; Luo, F.-T.; Zeller, M.; Luck, R.; Li, H.; Green, S.; Liu, H.

“Controlled Knoevenagel reactions of methyl groups of 1,3,5,7-tetramethyl BODIPY dyes for unique BODIPY dyes”

RSC Adv., 2012, 2, 404-407.


  1. Chuong, R.; Luck, K. A.; Luck, R. L.; Nguyen, L. P.; Phan, D.; Pignotti, L. R.; Urnezius, E.; Valente, E. J.

” Ditopic ligands featuring [P,S], [P,P] or [P,B] chelating pockets housed on a protected o-hydroquinone core”
J. Organomet. Chem. 2013, 724, 45-50.

  1. Luck, R. L.; Olds, T. A.; Zeller, M.
    ” Bis{μ-2,2′-[(butane-2,3-diylidene)bis(azanylylidene)]dibenzenethiolato}dizinc(II)-dimethyl sulfoxide-methanol (2/0.18/0.82)”
    Acta Crystallogr., Sect. C: Cryst. Struct. Commun. 2013, 69, 1116-1119.
  2. Feng, L.; Chen, Z.; Zeller, M.; Luck, R. L.
    “Polymorphs or solvates? Coordination of 3,5-dihydroxybenzoate to copper and zinc metal centers”
    Inorg. Chim. Acta 2013, 394, 729-740.
  3. Feng, L.; Chen, Z.; Zeller, M.; Luck, R. L.
    “Dicopper moieties stabilized by Fréchet-type dendrons: Syntheses and structural characterizations” Polyhedron 2014, 80, 206-215.
  4. Pignotti, L.R., Luck, R.L., Deligonul, N., Protasiewicz, J.D., Johnson, K.E., Nguyen, L.P., Urnezius, E.
    “Bimetallic nickel complexes supported by 2,5-bis(phosphine)-1,4-hydroquinonate ligands. Structural, electrochemical and theoretical investigations”
    Chim. Acta 2015, 424, 274-285.
  5. Chen, Z., Luck, R.L.
    “Oxidation of olefins using atmospheric oxygen atoms initiated by tert-butylhydroperoxide or hydrogen peroxide with silver nanoparticles deposited on MCM-41 as catalysts”
    Green Chem., 2016, DOI: 10.1039/C5GC03110A.