“Redox-Activity and Bond-Activation in Ir-Diamidobenzene Complexes: A Combined Structural, (Spectro)electrochemical and DFT Investigation.” M. van der Meer, S. Manck, S. Sobottka, S. Plebst and B. Sarkar*, Organometallics 2015, 34, 5393.
 “C-H activation in IrIII and N-demethylation in PtII complexes with mesoionic carbene ligands: examples of monometallic, homobimetallic and heterobimetallic complexes.” R. Maity, T. Tichter, M. van der Meer and B. Sarkar*, Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 18311.
 “Synthesis and (Spectro)electrochemistry of New Ferrocenyl-Substituted Pyridine Derivatives.” G. Podolan, L. Hettmanczyk, P. Hommes, B. Sarkar* and H.-U. Reißig*, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 7317.
 “Electrocatalytic Dihydrogen Production with a Robust Mesoionic Pyridylcarbene Cobalt Catalyst.” M. van der Meer, E. Glais, I. Siewert* and B. Sarkar*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 13792.
 “Experimental and Theoretical Investigations of the Existence of Cu(II), Cu(III) and Cu(IV) in Copper-Corrolato Complexes.” W. Sinha, M. G. Sommer, N. Deibel, F. Ehret, M. Bauer, B. Sarkar* and S. Kar*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 13769 (selected as hot paper).
 “From cyclen to 12-crown-4 Cu(II) complexes: Exchange of donor atoms improves DNA cleavage activity.” J. Hormann, M. van der Meer, B. Sarkar and N. Kulak, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 4722.
 “Triply cyclometalated trinuclear iridium(III) and trinuclear palladium(II) complexes with a tri-mesoionic carbene ligand.” R. Maity, A. Mekic, M. van der Meer, A. Verma and B. Sarkar*, Chem. Commun. (2015), 51, 15106 (highlighted on back cover).
 “Dioxygen activation by an in situ reduced Cu(II) hydrazone complex.” C. Radunsky, J. Kösters, M. C. Letzel, S. Yogendra, C. Schwickert, S. Manck, B. Sarkar, R. Pöttgen, J. J. Weigand, J. Neugebauer and J. Müller, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 4006.
 “Di- and Trinuclear Iridium(III) Complexes with Poly-Mesoionic Carbenes Synthesized Through Selective Base-Dependent Metalation.” R. Maity, M. van der Meer, S. Hohloch and B. Sarkar*, Organometallics 2015, 34, 3090.
 “Utilizing a series of fac-Re(CO)3 core based quinonoid containing complexes for photophysical and cell imaging studies.” D. Gupta, V. Singh, S. Hohloch, M. Sathiyendiren*, K. Tedin and B. Sarkar*, Polyhedron 2015, 100, 243.
 “Heterobimetallic complexes with redox-active mesoionic carbenes as metalloligands: Electrochemical properties, electronic structures and catalysis.” L. Hettmanczyk, S. Manck, C. Hoyer, S. Hohloch and B. Sarkar*, Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 10949.
 “Diiron Benzenedithiolate Complexes Relevant to the [FeFe] Hydrogenase Active Site.” I. K. Kumar, S. M. Mobin, N. Deibel, B. Sarkar* and S. Kaur-Ghumaan*, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 2875.
 “Copper(I) Complexes of Mesoionic Carbene: Structural Characterization and Catalytic Hydrosilylation Reactions.” S. Hohloch, F. L. Duecker, M. van der Meer and B. Sarkar*, Molecules 2015, 20, 7379 (invited article for a special issue on „Advances in Click Chemistry“).
 “Use of EPR Spectroscopy to Unravel Reaction Mechanisms in (Catalytic) Bond Activation Reactions: Some Selected Examples” S. Manck and B. Sarkar*, Topics in Catalysis 2015, 58, 751 (invited article for a special issue on “EPR in catalysis”, Ed. Th. Risse).
 “RuII, OsII and IrIII Complexes with Chelating Pyridyl-Mesoionic Carbene Ligands: Structural Characterization and Applications in Transfer Hydrogenation Catalysis.” A. Bolje, S. Hohloch, M. van der Meer, J. Kosmrlj* and B. Sarkar*, Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 6756 (highlighted on inside front cover).
 “Tailoring RuII–Pyridine/Triazole Oxygenation Catalysts and Using Photoreactivity to Probe their Electronic Properties.” F. Weisser, H. Stevens, J. Klein, M. van der Meer, S. Hohloch and B. Sarkar*, Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 8926.
 “Functional Metal Complexes Based on Bridging “Imino”-Quinonoid Ligands.” B. Sarkar*, D. Schweinfurth, N. Deibel and F. Weisser, Coord. Chem. Rev. 2015, 293, 250 (invited review for the ICCC-41 special issue).
 “Reactivity of TCNE and TCNQ derivatives of quinonoid zwitterions with copper(I).” T. Kauf, V. Rosa, C. Fliedel, N. Deibel, T. Avilés, B. Sarkar and P. Braunstein, Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 5441.
 “Tuning Ligand Effects and Probing the Inner-Workings of Bond Activation Steps: Generation of Ruthenium Complexes with Tailor-made Properties.” F. Weisser, S. Plebst, S. Hohloch, M. van der Meer, S. Manck, F. Führer, V. Radtke, D. Leichnitz and B. Sarkar*, Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 4621.
 “Variable Non-Innocence of Substituted Azodiphenylcyanamido Diruthenium Complexes.” M. M. R. Choudhuri, M. Behzad, M. Al-Noaimi, G. P. A. Yap, W. Kaim, B. Sarkar, R. J. Crutchley, Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 1508.
 “The Ligand Field of the Azido Ligand: Insights into Bonding Parameters and Magnetic Anisotropy in a Co(II)-Azido Complex.” D. Schweinfurth, M. G. Sommer, M. Atanasov*, S. Demeshko, S. Hohloch, F. Meyer, F. Neese* and B. Sarkar*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 1993.
 “Heterotetranuclear Complexes of Reduced and Non-reduced Bridging 1,2,4,5-Tetrazine Ligands with 1,1’-Bis(diphenylphosphino)-ferrocene-copper(I).” M. Bach, S. Roy, B. Sarkar, M. Bubrin, M. Niemeyer, J. Fiedler, C. Duboc and W. Kaim, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2015, 641(2), 327.
 “Catalytic oxygenation of sp3 “C-H” bonds with Ir(III) complexes of chelating triazoles and mesoionic carbenes”, S. Hohloch, S. Kaiser, F. L. Dücker, A. Bolje, R. Maity, J. Kosmrlj and B. Sarkar*, Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 686 (has been part of Dalton Trans. most read articles).
 “Redox-active multinuclear Pd(II) complexes with bis- and tris-mesoionic carbenes”, R. Maity, M. van der Meer and B. Sarkar*, Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 46 (has been part of Dalton Trans. most read articles).