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    1. A Heterodinuclear, Formal Au+IPt0 Complex with Weakly Bound Alkene Ligands
      L. D. Ernst, K. Koessler, A. Peter, D. Kratzert, H. Scherer, B. Butschke, Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 5350
      DOI: 10.1039/D0CC01719A
    1. Phenyl-Group Exchange in Triphenylphosphine Mediated by Cationic Gold–Platinum Complexes - A Gas-Phase Mimetic Approach
      K. Koessler, H. Scherer, B. Butschke, Inorg. Chem. 2020
      DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b03622
    1. Completing the triad: synthesis and full characterization of homoleptic and heteroleptic carbonyl and nitrosyl complexes of the group VI metals
      J. Bohnenberger, M. Schmitt, W. Feuerstein, I. Krummenacher, B. Butschke, J. Czajka, P. J. Malinowski, F. Breher, I. Krossing, Chem. Sci 2020
      DOI: 10.1039/C9SC06445A
    1. First experimental evidence for the elusive tetrahedral cations [EP3]+ (E = S, Se, Te) in the condensed phase
      P. Weis, D. C. Rohner, R. Prediger, B. Butschke, H. Scherer, S. Weber, I. Krossing, Chem. Sci. 2019, 10, 10779
      DOI: 10.1039/C9SC03915E
    1. Why Do Five Ga+ Cations Form a Ligand-Stabilized [Ga5]5+ Pentagon and How Does a 5:1 Salt Pack in the Solid State?
      K. Glootz, D. Himmel, D. Kratzert, B. Butschke, H. Scherer, I. Krossing, Angew. Chem. Int Ed. 2019, 58, 14162
      DOI: 10.1002/anie.201907974
    1. Basic Remarks on Acidity
      D. Himmel, V. Radtke, B. Butschke, I. Krossing, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 4386
      DOI: 10.1002/anie.201709057
    1. Ketone hydrogenation catalyzed by a new iron(II)-PNN complex
      B. Butschke, M. Feller, Y. Diskin-Posner, D. Milstein, Catal. Sci. Technol. 2016, 6, 4428
      DOI: 10.1039/C5CY02036K
    1. How Innocent are Potentially Redox Non-Innocent Ligands? Electronic Structure and Metal Oxidation States in Iron-PNN Complexes as a Representative Case Study
      B. Butschke, K. L. Fillman, T. Bendikov, L. J. W. Shimon, Y. Diskin-Posner, G. Leitus, S. I. Gorelsky, M. L. Neidig, D. Milstein, Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 4909
      DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b00509
    1. B–H Bond Cleavage via Metal-Ligand Cooperation by Dearomatized Ruthenium Pincer Complexes
      A. Anaby, B. Butschke, Y. Ben-David, L. J. W. Shimon, G. Leitus, M. Feller, D. Milstein, Organometallics 2014, 33, 3716
      DOI: 10.1021/om500311a
    1. Far-IR Spectra of Small Neutral Gold Clusters in the Gas Phase
      P. Gruene, B. Butschke, J. T. Lyon, D. M. Rayner, A. Fielicke, Z. Phys. Chem. 2014, 228, 337
      DOI: 10.1515/zpch-2014-0480
    1. Efficient Hydrogen Liberation from Formic Acid Catalyzed by a Well-Defined Iron Pincer Complex under Mild Conditions
      T. Zell, B. Butschke, Y. Ben-David, D. Milstein, Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 8068
      DOI: 10.1002/chem.201301383
    1. Mechanistic Studies on the Gas-Phase Dehydrogenation of Alkanes at Cyclometalated Platinum Complexes
      B. Butschke, H. Schwarz, Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 14055
      DOI: 10.1002/chem.201201652
    1. A New Dirhodium Catalyst with Hemilabile Tropolonato Ligands for C–H Bond Functionalization
      F. Thrun, B. Butschke, T. Graening, Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 4854
      DOI: 10.1002/chem.201102427
    1. "Rollover" cyclometalation – early history, recent developments, mechanistic insights and application aspects
      B. Butschke, H. Schwarz, Chem. Sci. 2012, 3, 308
      DOI: 10.1039/C1SC00651G
    1. The "Missing Link": The Gas-Phase Generation of Platinum-Methylidyne Clusters PtnCH+ (n = 1, 2) and Their Reactions with Hydrocarbons and Ammonia
      B. Butschke, H. Schwarz, Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 11761
      DOI: 10.1002/chem.201101018
    1. On the Activation of Chloromethanes by Cyclometalated [Pt(bipy − H)]+ in the Gas Phase: A Mechanistic Study
      B. Butschke, H. Schwarz, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. 2011, 306, 108
      DOI: 10.1016/j.ijms.2010.08.030
    1. Thermal C–H Bond Activation of Benzene, Toluene, and Methane with Cationic [M(X)(bipy)]+ (M = Ni, Pd, Pt; X = CH3, Cl; bipy = 2,2'-bipyridine): A Mechanistic Study
      B. Butschke, H. Schwarz, Organometallics 2011, 30, 1588
      DOI: 10.1021/om101138d
    1. Mechanistic Study on the Gas-Phase Generation of "Rollover"-Cyclometalated [M(bipy − H)]+ (M = Ni, Pd, Pt)
      B. Butschke, H. Schwarz, Organometallics 2010, 29, 6002
      DOI: 10.1021/om100757e
    1. N2 Activation by a Hafnium Complex: A DFT Study on CO-Assisted Dinitrogen Cleavage and Functionalization
      X. Zhang, B. Butschke, H. Schwarz, Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 12564
      DOI: 10.1002/chem.201001635
    1. On the gas-phase decomposition of acyclic ethers mediated by "rollover" cyclometalated [Pt(bipy − H)]+ (bipy = 2,2'-bipyridine): A mechanistic study
      B. Butschke, S. Ghassemi Tabrizi, H. Schwarz, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. 2010, 291, 125
      DOI: 10.1016/j.ijms.2010.01.015
    1. Ion–Molecule Reactions of "Rollover" Cyclometalated [Pt(bipy − H)]+ (bipy = 2,2'-bipyridine) with Dimethyl Ether in Comparison with Dimethyl Sulfide: An Experimental/Computational Study
      B. Butschke, H. Schwarz, Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 3962
      DOI: 10.1002/chem.200902742
    1. Thermal C–H Bond Activation of Benzene with Cationic [Pt(CX3)(L)]+ Complexes in the Gas Phase: A Combined Experimental/Theoretical Study (X = H, D; L = 1,10-Phenanthroline, 2,2'-Bipyrimidine, 2,2'-Bipyridine, and (o,o'-Cl2C6H3)N═C(CH3)–C(CH3)═N(o,o'-Cl2C6H3))
      B. Butschke, D. Schröder, H. Schwarz, Organometallics 2009, 28, 4340
      DOI: 10.1021/om900388k
    1. Platinum(II)-mediated dehydrosulfurization and oxidative carbon-carbon coupling in the gas-phase decomposition of thioethers
      B. Butschke, M. Schlangen, D. Schröder, H. Schwarz, Int. J. Mass Spectrom. 2009, 283, 3
      DOI: 10.1016/j.ijms.2008.10.019
    1. "Roll-over" Cyclometalation of 2,2'-Bipyridine Platinum(II) Complexes in the Gas Phase: A Combined Experimental and Computational Study
      B. Butschke, M. Schlangen, D. Schröder, H. Schwarz, Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 11050
      DOI: 10.1002/chem.200801658
    1. Competitive Intramolecular Aryl- and Alkyl-C–H Bond Activation and Ligand Evaporation from Gaseous Bisimino Complexes [Pt(L)(CH3)((CH3)2S)]+ (L = C6H5N=C(CH3)–C(CH3)=NC6H5)
      B. Butschke, M. Schlangen, D. Schröder, H. Schwarz, Helv. Chim. Acta 2008, 91, 1902
      DOI: 10.1002/hlca.200890204
    1. C–H Bond Activation of Methane with Gaseous [(CH3)Pt(L)]+ Complexes (L = Pyridine, Bipyridine, and Phenanthroline)
      B. Butschke, M. Schlangen, H. Schwarz, D. Schröder, Z. Naturforsch. 2007, 62b, 309
      DOI: 10.1515/znb-2007-0302