1. J. Leigh*, J. RagputN, and D. E. Richardson “Kinetics and Mechanism of Styrene Epoxidation by Chlorite: Role of Chlorine Dioxide,” Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53 (13), 6715–6727
  2. M. E. O’Reilly, T. J. Del Castillo, J. M. Falkowski, V. Ramachandran, M. Pati, M. C. Correia, K. A. Abboud, N. S. Dalal, D. E. Richardson, and A.S. Veige “Autocatalytic O2 Cleavage by an OCO3Trianionic Pincer CrIII Complex: Isolation and Characterization of the Autocatalytic Intermediate [CrIV]2(μ-O) Dimer.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133 (34), 13661–13673.
  3. E. V. Bakhmutova-Albert, H.Yao, D. E. Denevan and D. E. Richardson.” The Kinetics and Mechanism of Peroxymonocarbonate Formation.” Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49 (24), 11287–11296.
  4. A. Jangam and D. E. Richardson, “Epoxidation by sodium chlorite with aldehyde-promoted chlorine dioxide formation,” Tetrahedron Letters 2010, 51, 6481-6484.
  5. A. Ison, C. Xu, G. K. Weakley, and D. E. Richardson, “Catalytic Autoxidations using Tris-diimine Iron(II) Coordination Complexes,” J. Molecular Catalysis A, 2008, 1-7. (Editors’ Choice Paper)
  6. B. Balagam and D. E. Richardson, “The Mechanism of Carbon Dioxide Catalysis in the Hydrogen Peroxide N-Oxidation of Amines,” Inorganic Chemistry 2008, 47,(3), 1173-1178.
  7. B. Balagam, R. Mitra, and D. E. Richardson, “Osmium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Dihydroxylation by Carbon Dioxide-Activated Hydrogen Peroxide and N-Methylmorpholine,” Tetrahedron Letters 2008, 49,(6), 1071-1075.
  8. A. A. Aksenov, C. S. Contreras, D. E. Richardson, and J. R. Eyler, “Gas-phase reactions of bis(eta(5)-cyclopentadienyl)methylzirconium cations with ketones and aldehydes,” Organometallics 2007, 26, (3), 478-488.
  9. A. A. Aksenov, D. E. Richardson, and J. R. Eyler, “Gas-phase reactions of the bis(eta(5)-cyclopentadienyl)methylzirconium cation with imines,” Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 2007, 692, (22), 4995-5000.
  10. C. A. S. Regino and D. E. Richardson, “Bicarbonate-catalyzed hydrogen peroxide oxidation of cysteine and related thiols,” Inorganica Chimica Acta 2007, 360, (14), 3971-3977.
  11. S. M. Stevens, R. C. Dunbar, W. D. Price, M. Sena, C. H. Watson, L. S. Nichols, J. M. Riveros, D. E. Richardson, and J. R. Eyler, “Blackbody infrared radiative dissociation of partially solvated mixed ligand Ru(II) complex ions,” Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2004, 108, (45), 9892-9900.
  12. H. R. Yao and D. E. Richardson, “Bicarbonate surfoxidants: Micellar oxidations of aryl sulfides with bicarbonate-activated hydrogen peroxide,” Journal of the American Chemical Society 2003, 125, (20), 6211-6221.
  13. D. E. Richardson, C. A. S. Regino, H. R. Yao, and J. V. Johnson, “Methionine oxidation by peroxymonocarbonate, a reactive oxygen species formed from CO2/bicarbonate and hydrogen peroxide,” Free Radical Biology And Medicine 2003, 35, (12), 1538-1550.
  14. S. M. Stevens, R. C. Dunbar, W. D. Price, M. Sena, C. H. Watson, L. S. Nichols, J. M. Riveros, D. E. Richardson, and J. R. Eyler,  “Blackbody infrared radiative dissociation of partially solvated tris(2(‘)2 ‘-bipyridine)ruthenium(II) complex ions,” Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2002, 106, (42), 9686-9694.
  15. D. E. Richardson, G. H. L. Lang, E. Crestoni, M. F. Ryan, and J. R. Eyler, “Intrinsic reactivity of metal-hydroxide complexes: O-H bond activation and adduct formation in gas-phase reactions of Cp2ZrOH+,” International Journal of Mass Spectrometry 2001, 204, (1-3), 255-266.
  16. S. P. Palii, D. E. Richardson, M. L. Hansen, B. B. Iversen, F. K. Larsen, L. Singerean, G. A. Timco, N. V. Gerbeleu, K. R. Jennings, and J. R. Eyler, “Mixed-terminal-ligand oxo-centered carboxylate-bridged trinuclear complexes: gas phase generation by means of electrospray ionization FT-ICR MS, condensed phase synthesis, and X-ray structure of K+[Cr3O(C6H5COO)(6)(F)(2)(H2O)](-)center dot 2(CH3)(2)CO,” Inorganica Chimica Acta 2001, 319, (1-2), 23-42.
  17. Deon A. Bennett, Huirong Yao, and David E. Richardson, “Mechanism of Sulfide Oxidations by Peroxymonocarbonate,” Inorganic Chem. 2001, 40, 2996-3001
  18. T. Joy Mendez, Jodie V. Johnson, and David E. Richardson, “Evaluation of Subtilisin Cleavage Specificity for RNase A Peptide Bonds by High-Performanance Liquid Chromatography and Mass Spectrometric Analysis,” Analytical Biochem 2000, 279, 114-118.
  19. T. Joy Mendez, Jodie V. Johnson, Linda S. Nichols, G. H. Lisa Lang, John R. Eyler, David H. Powell and David E. Richardson, “Bioconjugation of Ribonuclease A: A Detailed Chromatographic and Mass Spectrometric Analysis of Chemical Modification by a Cross-Linking Reagent,” Bioconjugate Chem. 2000, 10, 182 -194.
  20. David E. Richardson and Huirong Yao, “Epoxidation of Alkenes with Bicarbonate Activated Hydrogen Peroxide,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 3220-3221.
  21. David E. Richardson, Huirong Yao, Karen M. Frank, and Deon Bennett, “Equilibria, Kinetics, and Mechanism in the Bicarbonate Activation of Hydrogen Peroxide: Oxidation of Sulfides by Peroxymonocarbonate,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 1729-1739.
  22. Tu-Cai Zheng, Maureen Burkart, and David E. Richardson, “General and Mild Synthesis of Thiols andThioesters from Halides,” Tetrahedron Letters 1999, 40, 603-606.
  23. Faisal A. Shafiq, Khalil Abboud, David E. Richardson, and James M. Boncella, “Synthesis of Cyclopentadienyl-Borate Ligands and their Reactivity with CpZr(CH3)3.” Organometallics 1998, 17, 982-985.
  24. Faisal A. Shafiq, David E. Richardson and James M. Boncella, “Synthesis of New Mixed Ring Zirconocenes and Evidence of Ring Loss.” J. Organometallic Chem. 1998, 555, 1-4.
  25. Lan Mu, Russell S. Drago, and David E. Richardson, “A Model Based QSPR Analysis of the Unified Non-specific Solvent Polarity Scale,” submitted to J. Chem. Soc. (Perkins Trans.2), 1998, (001), 159-168
  26. H. Jerrold Miller, Brent S. Strickler, Khalil A. Abboud James M. Boncella, and David E. Richardson, “Synthesis, Characterization, and Structure of Novel Borane- and Borate-Containing Ruthenocenes,” Organometallics 1997, 16, 1628-1634.
  27. Russell S. Drago, David E. Richardson, and James E. George, “Specific and Nonspecific Solvation Contributions to Intervalence Electron Transfer Transitions and Redox Potentials in Ruthenium Ammine Complexes,” Inorg. Chem. 1997, 36, 25-32.
  28. David E. Richardson, G. H. Lisa Lang, John R. Eyler, Sandra Kircus, Xiaoming Zheng, Christopher Morse, and Russell P. Hughes, “Additivity of Fluorine Substituent Effects in Ruthenocene Ionization Energetics,” Organometallics, 1997, 16, 149-150.
  29. David E. Richardson, N.George Alameddin, Matthew F. Ryan, Thomas Hayes, John R. Eyler, and Allen R. Siedle, “Intrinsic Ancillary Ligand Effects in Cationic Zirconium Polymerization Catalysts: Gas-Phase Reactions of [L2ZrCH3]+ Cations with Alkenes,” J. Am. Chem. Soc.  1996, 118, 11244-11253.
  30. N.George Alameddin, Matthew F. Ryan, John R. Eyler, Allen R. Siedle, and David E. Richardson, “Intrinsic Ancillary Ligand Effects in Cationic Zirconium Polymerization Catalysts: Reactions of [L2ZrCH3]+ Cations with H2 and C2H4,” Organometallics 1995, 14, 5005-5007.
  31. Zheng, T.-C.; Richardson, D. E., “Manganese Porphyrin Catalyzed Homogeneous Aqueous Oxidation of Organic Molecules by Manganese Monoperoxyphtalate (MMPP).”  Tetrahedron Lett. 1995, 36(6), 837-840.
  32. Zheng, T.-C; Richardson, D. E., “Homogeneous Aqueous Oxidation of Organic Molecules by Oxone and Catalysis by a Water Soluble Manganese Porphyrin Complex.”  Tetrahedron Lett. 1995, 36(6), 833-836.
  33. Ryan, M. F.; Gruhn, N. E. N; Lichtenberger,D. L.; Richardson, D. E.; “Gas-Phase Ionization Energetics, Thermochemistry, and Electron-Transfer Kinetics of Decmethylmetallocenes, Chromocene, and Cobaltocene,” Organometallics 1994, 13, 1190-1199.
  34. Sharpe, P.; Alameddin, G.; Richardson, D. E., “Alkyl Substituent Effects in the Redox Energetics of Ruthenium β-Diketonate Complexes in the Gas Phase and Solution.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 11098-11108.
  35. R.C. Dougherty, J. R. Eyler, A. G. Marshall, D. E. Richardson, R. E. Smalley, ” The Mass-to-Charge Ratio Scale,” J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrometry 1994, 5, 120-4.
  36. D. E. Richardson and J. R. Eyler, “Statistical Rate Theory of Gas-Phase Electron Transfer:  The Ferrocene/Ferrocenium Self-Exchange Reaction” Chemical Physics 1993, 176, 457-466.
  37. D. E. Richardson, “The Angular Overlap Model as a Unified Bonding Model for Main Group and Transition Metal Compounds.”  J. Chem. Ed.  1993, 70, 372-380. 
  38. P. Sharpe and D. E. Richardson, “Vibrational and Electronic Contributions to Entropy Changes for Oxidation-Reduction Reactions of Metal Complexes.”  Inorg. Chem. 1993, 32, 1809-1812.
  39. A. R. Siedle,  W. M. Lamanna, R. A. Newmark, J. Stevens, D. E. Richardson, and M. F. Ryan, “The Role of Non-Coordinating Anions in Homogeneous Olefin Polymerization,” Makromol. Chem.  1993, 66, 215-224.
  40. D. E. Richardson, M. F. Ryan, W. E. Geiger, T. T. Chin, R. P. Hughes, O. J. Curnow, ” Gas-Phase and Solution Studies of the Oxidation of the First Perfluorocyclopentadienyl Complex, [Ru(η5-C5Me5)(η5- C5F5)]”  Organometallics 1993, 12, 613-615.
  41. D. E. Richardson, M. F. Ryan, K. Maxwell, and M. N. Khan, “Alkyl Substituent Effects in Cyclopentadienyl Complexes:   Trends in Gas-Phase Ionization and Electron Attachment Energetics in Alkylnickelocenes.”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 10482 10485.
  42. M. F. Ryan, A. Siedle, M. Burk, and D. E. Richardson, “A Parameter Scale for Substituent Effects in Cyclopentadienyl Complexes Based on Gas-Phase Electron-Transfer Equilibrium Studies of Ruthenocenes.”  Organometallics 1992, 11, 4231 4237.
  43. M. Ryan, J. R. Eyler, D. E. Richardson, “Adiabatic Ionization Energies, Bond Disruption Enthalpies, and Solvation Free Energies for Gas-Phase Metallocenes and Metallocenium Ions.”  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 8611 8619. 
  44. P. Sharpe and D. E. Richardson, “The Ion and Thermal Electron Conventions Applied to Free Energies of Ionization and Electron Attachment.”  Thermochimica Acta  1992, 202, 173 79. 
  45. K. C. P. Li, R. G. Quisling, F. E. Armitage, D. E. Richardson and C. Mladinich, “In Vivo MR Evaluation of Gd-DTPA Conjugated To Dextran In Normal Rabbits,”  Magnetic Resonance Imaging  1992, 10, 439-444. 
  46. P. Sharpe and D. E. Richardson, “Metal-Ligand Bond Energies and Solvation Energies for Gas-Phase Transition Metal Tris(acetylacetonate) Complexes and Their Negative Ions,” J. Am. Chem. Soc.  1991, 113, 8339 8346. 
  47. D. E. Richardson and P. Sharpe, “Intramolecular Entropy Changes for Transition Metal Complex Redox Couples:  Hexaammine Ruthenium(III/II) and Cobalt(III/II) Couples,” Inorganic Chem.  1991, 30, 1412-1414.  
  48. J. Bongers, J. U. Bell, and D. E. Richardson, “Platinum(II)-Thiolate Cluster Formation in Pt7-Metallothionein,”  Inorg. Chem., 1991, 30, 515-519. 
  49. F. E. Armitage, D. E. Richardson, K. Li, R. G. Quisling, and C. R. Mladinich, “Polymeric Contrast Agents for Magnetic Resonance Imaging:  Synthesis, Characterization, and Preliminary In-Vivo Evaluation of Gadolinium-DTPA Conjugated to Polysaccharides,”  Bioconjugate Chemistry, 1990, 1, 365 374. 
  50. D. E. Richardson, “Thermochemical Interpretation of Electrode Potentials for Transition Metal Complexes,” Inorg. Chem., 1990, 29, 3213-3217. 
  51. P. Sharpe, J. R. Eyler, and D. E. Richardson, “Free Energies of Electron Attachment to Tris(acetylacetonate) and Tris(hexafluoroacetylacetonate) Transition-Metal Complexes in the Gas Phase:  Experimental Results and Ligand Field Analysis,”  Inorg. Chem., 1990, 29, 2779-2787
  52. C. S. Christ, J. R. Eyler, and D. E. Richardson, “Insertion, Adduct Formation, and Elimination of Alkenes in Gas-Phase Reactions of Bis(η5-cyclopentadienyl)methylzirconium(1+) with Nitriles,”  J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1990, 112, 4778 87. 
  53. C.S. Christ, J. R. Eyler, and D. E. Richardson, “Insertion and σ-Bond Metathesis Pathways in Gas-Phase Reactions of Bis(η5-cyclopentadienyl)methylzirconium(1+) with Dihydrogen and Unsaturated Hydrocarbons,”  J. Am. Chem. Soc.  1990, 112, 596-607
  54. R. C. Reem, J. McCormick, D. E. Richardson, P. Stephens, R. L. Musselman, and E. I. Solomon, “Spectroscopic Studies of the Coupled Binuclear Ferric Active Site in Methemerythrins and Oxyhemerythrin:  The Electronic Structure of the Iron-oxo and Iron-Peroxide Bonds,”  J. Am. Chem. Soc.  1989, 111, 4688-4704
  55. P. Sharpe and D. E. Richardson, “Applications of Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry in Coordination Chemistry,  Coord. Chem. Rev.  1989, 93, 59-85
  56. P. Sharpe, C. S. Christ, J. R. Eyler, and D. E. Richardson, “Electron Transfer Reactions of Organometallic and Coordination Compounds in the Absence of Solvent:  Experimental Results and Theoretical Approaches,  Int. J. Quantum Chem., Quantum Chem. Symp.  1988, 22, 601-610. 
  57. J. Bongers, C. Walton, J. U. Bell, and D. E. Richardson, “Micromolar Protein Concentrations and Metalloprotein Stoichiometries Obtained by Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometric Determination of Sulfur,  Anal. Chem.  1988, 60, 2683-6. 
  58. D. E. Coppen, D. E. Richardson, and R. J. Cousins, “Zinc Suppression of Free Radicals Induced in Cultures of Rat Hepatocytes by Iron, t-butyl hydroperoxide, and e-methylindole,  Proc. Soc. Expt. Biol. Med.  1988, 189, 100-109. 
  59. C. S. Christ, J. R. Eyler, and D. E. Richardson, “Gas-Phase Reactions of Bis(cyclopentadienyl)methyl-Zirconium(1+) with Dihydrogen, Ethylene, and Propylene,”  J. Am. Chem. Soc.  1988, 110, 4038. 
  60. J. Bongers, J. U. BellC, and D. E. Richardson, “Platinum(II) Binding to Metallothionein,”  J. Inorg. Biochem.  1988, 34, 55. 
  61. D. E. Richardson, C. S. Christ, P. Sharpe, and J. Eyler, “Nucleophilicity of Organometallic Anions in the Gas Phase,  Organometallics  1987, 1819-1821. 
  62. D. E. Richardson, C. S. Christ, P. Sharpe and J. R. Eyler, “Gas-Phase Electron Transfer:  Thermal Self-Exchange and Cross-Reactions of Organometallic Molecules and Ions,” J. Am. Chem. Soc.  1987, 109, 3894-3902. 
  63. D. E. Richardson, M. Emad, R. C. Reem, and E. I. Solomon, “Allosteric Interactions in Sipunculid and Brachiopod Hemerythrins,  Biochemistry  1987, 26, 1003-1013. 
  64. G. A. Baumbach, C. M. Ketcham, D. E. Richardson, F. W. Bazer and R. M. Roberts, “Isolation and Characterization of a High Molecular Weight Stable Pink Form of Uteroferrin from Uterine Secretions and Allantoic Fluid of Pigs,  J. Biol. Chem.  1986, 261, 12869-12878
  65. D. E. Richardson, “Potential Surfaces for Gas-Phase Electron-Transfer Reactions,” J. Phys. Chem.  1986, 90, 3697-3700. 
  66. J. R. Eyler and D. E. Richardson, “Gas Phase Electron-Transfer:  Kinetics of Metallocene Self-Exchange Reactions,  J. Am. Chem. Soc.  1985, 107, 6130-31. 
  67. D. E. Richardson, “Experimental Approaches to Measurement of Intramolecular Electron-Transfer Rates,  Comments Inorg. Chem.  1985, 3, 367-84. 
  68. D. E. Richardson and H. Taube, “Mixed-Valence Molecules:  Electronic Delocalization and Stabilization,” Coord. Chem. Rev.  1984, 60, 107-29. 
  69. D. E. Richardson, R. C. Reem, and E. I. Solomon, “Cooperativity in Oxygen Binding to Lingula reevii Hemerythrin:  Spectroscopic Comparison to the Sipunculid Hemerythrin Coupled Binuclear Iron Active Site,” J. Am. Chem. Soc.  1983, 105, 7780-7781. 
  70. D. E. Richardson and H. Taube, “Electronic Interactions in Mixed-Valence molecules as Mediated by Organic Bridging Groups,” J. Am. Chem. Soc.  1983, 105, 40-51. 
  71. D. E. Richardson, J. Sen, J. Buhr, and H. Taube, “Preparation and Properties of Mixed-Valence (μ-Dinitrogen)bis(pentaammine) Complexes of Ruthenium and Osmium,”  Inorg. Chem.  1982, 21, 3136-40. 
  72. D. E. Richardson, J. Sen, J. Buhr, and H. Taube, “Determination of E2 in Multistep Charge Transfer by Stationary Electrode Pulse and Cyclic Voltammetry:  Application to Binuclear Ruthenium Ammines,  Inorg. Chem.  1981, 20, 1278-85. 
  73. D. E. Richardson, D. D. Walker, J. E. Sutton, K. O. Hodgson, and H. Taube, “Crystal Structures of cis-Tetraamminebis(isonicotinamide)-ruthenium(II) and -(III) Perchlorates,”  Inorg. Chem.  1979, 18, 2216-21. 
  74. D. E. Richardson and H. Taube, “Catalysis in Substitution on Ruthenium(III) by Iodide,”  Inorg. Chem.  1979, 18, 549-52. 
  75. G. Toney, D. E. Richardson, and N. Kane-Maguire, “Intersystem Crossing in Chromium(III) Photochemistry,”  J. Am. Chem. Soc.  1976, 98, 3996-7. 
  76. D. E. Richardson and N. Kane-Maguire, “Absolute Configuration of (+)-Tris(1,10-phenanthroline)cobalt(III),”  J. Am. Chem. Soc.  1975, 97, 7194-5. 
  77. D. E. Richardson, R. Tollison, and N. Kane-Maguire, “Stereoselectivity in Electron Transfer Reactions,” Inorg. Chem.  1975, 15, 499-500.

Non-Refereed Publications

  1. David E. Richardson, H. Yao, C. Xu, R. S. Drago, K. M. Frank, G. W. Wagner, and Y.-C. Yang, “Kinetics and Equilibrium Formation of a Weakly Basic Oxidant System for Decontamination,” In the Proceedings of the 1998 ERDEC Scientific Conference on Chemical and Biological Defense Research; U. S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, 1999.
  2. D. E. Richardson, “Comments Invited on Changes in the Definition of Atomic Weight” J. Chem. Ed. 1992, 69, 736.


  1. D. E. Richardson, review of “Gas-Phase and Neutral Thermochemistry.  Journal of Physical Chemical Reference Data, Volume 17,” by S. G. Lias, et al., J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1991,113, 2803.

Books, Contributor of Chapter

  1. David E. Richardson and Dietmar Plattner, “Organometallic Chemistry in the Gas Phase,” In Comprehensive Organometallic Chemistry III, Vol 1, D. M. P. Mingos, R. H. Crabtree, G. Parkin, Eds., Elsevier, 2007; Ch 1.28, pp 801-822.
  2. David E. Richardson, “Electrode Potential Calculations,” In Comprehensive Coordination Chemistry II, Volume 2, B. Lever, Ed., Elsevier, 2003; pp 633-642.
  3. David E. Richardson, “Electron Transfer Rate Theory,” In Inorganic Electronic Structure and Spectroscopy, E. I. Solomon and A. P. B. Lever, Eds., John Wiley and Sons, 1999. Chapter 2, pp 131–174.
  4. David E. Richardson, “Intrinsic Ancillary Ligand Effects in Cationic Zirconium Polymerization Catalysts,” In  Electron Transfer Reactions: Inorganic, Organometallic, and Biological Applications: Advances in Chemistry Series No. 253; Isied, Stephan S., Ed.; American Chemical Society, 1997;  pp 79-90.
  5. D. E. Richardson, “Applications of Gas-Phase Electron Transfer Equilibria in Organometallic Redox Thermochemistry,” In “Gas-Phase Organometallic Chemistry”, B. Freiser, Editor. Kluwer 1995; pp 259-282.
  6. David E. Richardson, Charles S. Christ, Jr., Paul Sharpe, Matthew F. Ryan, and John R. Eyler, “Gas-Phase Thermochemistry of Organometallic and Coordination Complex Ions,  In ACS Symposium Series 428 (Bond Energetics in Organometallic Compounds, T. Marks, Ed.); American Chemical Society:  Washington, D.C., 1990, pp 70 83. 
  7. D. E. Richardson, “Bonding and Solvation Energetics for Organometallic Gas-Phase Molecules and Ions:  Experimental Approaches and Thermodynamic Insights.”  NATO-Advanced Study Institute, Vol 367, Energetics of Organometallic Species, Martiho Simões, Editor.  pp 233-251.