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Scientific publications

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  1. Carlsen, P.H.J. and Ystenes, M.,"Synthesis of Ethyl Benzoate with 18O-Labeled Ether Bridge", Acta Chem. Scand. 40B (1986) 757-759.
  2. Ystenes, M. and Rytter, E., "Spectral Evidence for a 2:1 Complex Between Titanium Tetrachloride and Ethyl Benzoate", Spectrosc. Lett., 20 (1987) 519-526.
  3. Ystenes, M., Carlsen, P.H.J. and Rytter, E., "Positive Isotopic Shifts in Ethyl-d5 Benzoate and Ethyl-1,1-d2 Benzoate, and the Assignment of the alpha-C-O Stretching Mode", Acta Chem. Scand. 42B (1988) 254-256.
  4. Rytter, E., Nirisen, Ø., Ystenes, M. and Øye, H.A., "FTIR Spectroscopy of Ethyl Benzoate-Titanium Tetrachloride Complexes with Application to Supported Ziegler-Natta Catalysts", Mikrochim. Acta [Wien] II (1988) 85-87.
  5. Ystenes, M and Rytter, E., "Vibrational Analysis and FTIR Spectra of Seven Isotopic Congeners of Ethyl Benzoate Including 18O Carbonyl and Ether Labelled Esters", Mikrochim. Acta [Wien] II (1988) 395-397.
  6. Bache, Ø. and Ystenes, M.,"Spectral Evidence of Aluminium Oxyfluorides in Quenched Cryolithic Melts", Acta Chem. Scand.43 (1989) 97-98.
  7. Ystenes, M. and Rytter, E., "FT-i.r. and Raman spectra of ethyl benzoate. Assignment based on differences between phases, complexation to titanium tetrachloride, isotopic shifts and normal coordinate analysis", Spectrochim. Acta 45A (1989) 1127-1135.
  8. Ystenes, M. and Rytter, E., "Spectral Evidence for gamma-EB, a Low-Temperature Modification of Ethyl Benzoate", Acta Chem. Scand. 44 (1990) 481-484.
  9. Fjogstad, E. and Ystenes, M., "Ab initio quantum mechanical calculation of vibrational frequencies, infrared intensities and equilibrium geometry of the allyl radical", Spectrochim. Acta 46A (1990) 47-49.
  10. Einarsrud, M.-A., Rytter, E. and Ystenes, M., "Experimental and theoretical spectra of stoichiometric complex ions in oxochloroaluminate melts", Vibr. Spectrosc. 1 (1990) 61-68.
  11. Ystenes, M., "The Trigger Mechanism for Polymerization of alpha-olefins with Ziegler-Natta Catalysts: A New Model Based on Interaction of Two Monomers at the Transition State and Monomer Activation of the Catalytic Centers", J. Catal., 129 (1991) 383-401.
  12. Ystenes, M. and Rytter, E., "FT-i.r. spectra of three titanium tetrachloride-ethyl benzoate complexes. Assignment based on five isotopic homologues and extension of an ethyl benzoate force field", Spectrochim. Acta 48A (1992) 543-555.
  13. Ystenes, M., Brockner, W. and Menzel, F., "SCF ab initio Quantum Mechanical Calculation of Equilibrium Geometry, Vibrational Frequencies and IR intensities for the Thiophosphate Ions PS3- and PS43-", Vibr. Spectrosc. 3 (1992) 285-290.
  14. Ystenes, M., Brockner, W. and Menzel, F., "Scaled Quantum Mechanical (SQM) Force Field Calculations of the Hexathiometadiphosphate anion P2S62-", Z. Naturforsch., 47a (1992) 614-618.
  15. Vindstad, B.K., Solli, K.-A., and Ystenes, M.,"Kinetic Effects of Addition of Propene During Polymerization of Ethene with MgCl2-Supported Ziegler-Natta Catalysts", Makromol. Chem., Rapid Commun. 13 (1992) 371-377.
  16. Menzel, F., Brockner, W. and Ystenes, M., "Scaled Quantum Mechanical Vibrational Analysis of the Thiophosphate Anions PS3-, PS43-, P2S62- and P2S74-", J. Mol. Struct. 294 (1993) 53-56.
  17. Ystenes, M., Brockner, W. and Menzel, F., "Scaled Quantum Mechanical (SQM) Calculation and Vibrational Analysis of the Cage-like Compounds P4S3, As4Se3, P4Se3, As4S3 and PAs3S3", Vibr. Spectrosc. 5 (1993) 195-204.
  18. Kaiser, V., Menzel, F., Brockner, W. and Ystenes, M., "Crystal structure of 2,4-Bis(ethylthio)-2,4 dithioxo-1,3,2,4-dithiaphosphetane". Z. Kristallogr. 207 (1993) 306-307.
  19. Kaiser, V., Menzel, F., Brockner, W. and Ystenes, M.,"Crystal structure of 2,4-Bis(p-Tolylthio)-2,4 dithioxo-1,3,2,4-dithiaphosphetane". Z. Kristallogr. 207 (1993) 308-310.
  20. Ystenes, M., "Scaled quantum mechanical (SQM) vibrational analysis of monomeric silicon dioxide, SiO2, and its dimer 2,4-dioxo cyclodisiloxane, Si2O4." Spectrochim. Acta, 50A (1994) 219-224.
  21. Ystenes, M., Menzel, F., and Brockner, W., "ab initio Quantum Mechanical calculations on energy, geometry, vibrational frequencies and IR intensities of tetraphosphorous tetrasulfide, alpha-P4S4(D2d), and vibrational analysis of As4S4 and As4Se4." Spectrochim. Acta, 50A (1994) 225-231.
  22. Ystenes, M., Rytter, E., Menzel, F. and Brockner, W., "Scaled Quantum Mechanical (SQM) Vibrational Analysis of AlCl3, Al2Cl6 and the Free Ion AlCl4-", Spectrochim. Acta, 50A (1994) 233-242.
  23. Jensen, V.R., Ystenes, M., Wærnmark, K., Åkermark, B., Svensson, M., Siegbahn, P.E.M. and Blomberg, M.R.A., "The strength of the metal-olefin bond in titanium complexes related to Ziegler-Natta catalysis. A theoretical model study of an octahedral active center postulated to be found in titanium halide based catalysts", Organometallics, 13, (1994) 282-288.
  24. Menzel, F., Kaiser, V., Brockner, W., and Ystenes, M., " Investigation of the Conformation 2,4-Bis(methylthio)-2,4-dithioxo-1,3,2,4-dithiaphosphetane, (CH3S)2P2S4 by Crystal Structure Determination, Vibrational Analysis and Quantum Mechanical Calculations." Polyhedron, 13 (1994) 579-589.
  25. Ystenes, M., and Ehrhardt, B.K., "Ab initio calculation of geometry and vibrational frequencies of the isoelectronic tetrahedral species XCl4 and XS4 (X = Ne-Ar) with extended and minimal basis sets." J. Mol. Struct. (THEOCHEM), 303 (1994) 155-163.
  26. Ystenes, M., Brockner, W., and Menzel, F., "Vibrational Analysis of the P73-, As73- and Sb73- Cage-like (C3v) Anions Based on Quantum Mechanical Calculations on P73-", J. Mol. Struct. (THEOCHEM) 305 (1994) 27-34.
  27. Brockner, W., Jendrzok, B., Menzel, F., Jensen, V.R., and Ystenes, M.,"Vibrational Spectra and Ab initio Quantum Mechanical Calculation of Energy, Geometry and Vibrational Spectra of the Oxothiophosphate Ions PO3S3-, PO2 S23- and POS33-.", J. Mol. Struct., 319 (1994) 85-100.
  28. Bache, Ø. and Ystenes, M., Double-chamber flow cell for in situ infrared spectroscopy studies of chemical reactions in Ziegler-Natta catalyst systems., Appl. Spectrosc. , 48 (1994) 985.
  29. Scholz, G., Schoeffel, K., Jensen, V.R., Bache, Ø. and Ystenes, M., "Vibrational frequencies of AlF3. An ab initio MO study evaluating different methods on a tricky case." Chem. Phys. Lett., 230 (1994) 196-202.
  30. Jensen, V.R., Børve, K.J. and Ystenes, M. "The Ziegler-Natta Ethylene Insertion Reaction For a Five-Coordinate Titanium Chloride Complex Bridged to an Aluminum HydrideCocatalyst", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 117 (1995) 4109-4116.
  31. Ehrhardt, B.K. and Ystenes, M., "Ab initio calculation of geometry and vibrational frequencies of the isovalence-electronic tetrahedral species XCl4 and YBr4 { X = K, Ca, Ga-Kr; Y = Ne-Ca, Ga-Kr}." Spectrochim. Acta., 51A (1995) 699-707.
  32. Ystenes, M., Westberg, N. and Ehrhardt, B. K., "Ab initio quantum mechanical vibrational analysis of the dimeric A2X6 molecules (A = Al, Ga; X = Cl, Br, I)", Spectrochim. Acta, 51A (1995) 1017-1029.
  33. Jensen, V.R., Børve, K.J., Westberg, N. and Ystenes, M., " Titanium-Ehylene Complexes Proposed to be Intermediates in Ziegler-Natta catalysis. Can they be detected through vibrational spectroscopy?" Organometallics., 14 (1995) 4349-4358.
  34. Rosenkilde, C., Voyiatzis, G., Jensen, V.R., Ystenes, M. and Østvold, T., "Raman spectroscopic and ab initio quantum chemical investigations of molecules and complex ions in the molten system CsCl-NbCl5-NbOCl3", Inorg. Chem., 34 (1995) 4360-4369.
  35. Ystenes, M. and Westberg, N., "Ab initio quantum mechanical vibrational analysis of the dimeric molecules Mg2F4, Mg2Cl4 and Mg2Br4", Spectrochim. Acta, 51A (1995) 1501-1508.
  36. Ystenes, B.K., Ystenes, M., Scholz, G., "Ab initio quantum mechanical vibrational analysis of planar AX3 molecules (A is Al, Ga, In; X is F, Cl, Br, I)", Spectrochim. Acta, 51A (1995), 2481-2489.
  37. Ystenes, M., "Quantum chemical vibrational analysis of clusters providing an explanation for the planarity of the P64- ring". J. Mol. Struct. (THEOCHEM), 369 (1996) 23-29.
  38. Menzel, F., Brockner, W. and Ystenes, M., "Vibrational spectra and quantum chemical investigations of stoichiometric anions in the series Tl2P2S6-xSex and Ag2P2S6-xSex", Vibr. Spectrosc. 14 (1997) 59-70.
  39. Wester, T.S. and Ystenes, M. "Kinetic studies of the injection of comonomers during polymerization of ethene and propene with MgCl2 supported Zigeler-Natta catalysts", Macromol. Chem. Phys. 198 (1997) 1623-1648.
  40. Bache, Ø. and Ystenes, M. "Stoichiometry and structure of the Al(C 2H5)3-nCln/C6 H5COOC2H5 complexes (n=0-2)", J. Mol. Struct., 408/409 (1997) 291-299.
  41. Thorshaug, K., Rytter, E. and Ystenes M., "Pressure effects on termination mechanisms during ethene polymerization catalyzed by dicyclopentadienylzirconium dichloride/methylaluminoxane. Macromol. Chem. Phys., Rapid Commun. 18 (1997) 715-722.
  42. Bade, O.M., Blom, R. and Ystenes, M., "Chromium allyls on silica; A study of structure and reactivity." Organometallics 17 (1998) 2524-2533.
  43. Thorshaug, K, Støvneng, J.A., Rytter, E. and Ystenes, M. "Termination, isomerization and propagation reactions during ethene polymerization catalyzed by Cp2Zr-R+ and Cp*2Zr-R+. An experimental and theoretical investigation." Macromolecules, 31 (1998) 7149-7165.
  44. Bade, O.M., Blom, R. and Ystenes, M., "A study of the catalyst formed when reacting lithium alkyls with Cd/II)/SiO2; Ethylene polymerization, DRIFTS and GC results." J. Mol. Catal. A: Chemical 135 (1998) 163-179.
  45. Eilertsen, J.L, Ystenes, M. and Rytter, E., "In situ FTIR Spectroscopy during addition of trimethyl aluminium (TMA) to methylaluminoxane (MAO) shows no formation of MAO-TMA compounds." Vibr. Spectrosc. 24 (2000) 257-264.
  46. Ystenes, M., Eilertsen, J.L., Janke, L., Ott, M., Rytter, E, Støvneng, J.A. "Experimental and theoretical investigations of the structure of methylaluminoxanes (MAO) cocatalysts for olefin polymerization." J. Pol. Sci., Pol. Chem. Ed. 38 (2000) 3106-3127. 
  47. Rytter, E., Støvneng, J.A., Eilertsen, J.L. and Ystenes, M. "Reactivity and acidity of alkylaluminoxanes", Organometallics, 20 (2001), 4466-4468.
  48. Talsi, E.P., Eilertsen, J.L., Ystenes, M., and  Rytter, E. "1H NMR spectroscopic study of cationic intermediates in solvent and oil constituents of the catalytic systems Cp2ZrMe2/[CPh3][B(C6F5)4] and Cp2ZrMe2/AlMe3/[CPh3][B(C6F5)4] in benzene" J. Organomet. Chem. 677 (2003) 10-14.
  49. Bryliakov, K.P., Semikolenova, N.V., Yudaev, D.V., Ystenes, M., Rytter, E., Zakharov, V.A., Talsi, E.P., "H-1 and C-13 NMR study of the intermediates formed by (Cp-R)(2)ZrCl2 activation with MAO and AlMe3/[CPh3][B(C6F5)4]. Correlation of spectroscopic and ethene polymerization data", Macromol. Chem. Phys. 204 (2003) 1110-1117.
  50. Talsi, E.P., Bryliakov, K.P., Semikolenova, N.V., Zakharova, V.A., Ystenes, M., and Rytter, E. "H-1 NMR characterization of intermediates formed by the activation of zirconocenes with methylaluminoxane at high Al/Zr ratios", Mendeleev Commun. 2 (2003) 46-48.

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