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Name Professor Nick Norman
Job title Professor of Inorganic Chemistry and Head of School
Department School of Chemistry University of Bristol
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Qualifications BSc, PhD(Bristol), CChem, MRSC
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Keywords novel molecular species
solid state materials
low oxidation state boron chemistry
Areas of expertise Our research interests are in the general area of main group element chemistry and focus primarily on the synthesis and characterisation of novel molecular species as well as applications to new solid state materials.

Low Oxidation State Boron Chemistry

The primary area in which we are currently active is the field of low-oxidation state boron chemistry with a particular emphasis on diborane(4) compounds, B2R4, where R is typically an amido, alkoxy or thiolate group but also including subhalides such as B2F4.