Primary interests in chemistry
Activation of small inorganic and organic molecules.
Activation and functionalization of white phosphorus mediated by transition metals.
Transition-metal hydrides. Molecular hydrogen complexes. Hydrogen-storage via hydride compounds.
Functionalization of terminal alkynes. Selective transformations of vinylidenes and allenylidenes.
C-H bond activation in hydrocarbons and oxoderivatives.
Hydrodesulfurisation reaction of thiophenic molecules.
Water soluble ligands and complexes.
Characterization of organometallic compounds through multinuclear 1D- and 2D-NMR spectroscopy.
High-pressure NMR Spectroscopy (HPNMR).