For some selected examples of our published work in the area of ancillary ligand design with applications in otherwise challenging nickel-catalyzed C-N/C-O cross-coupling, please see:
NHP-DalPhos: ACS Catal., 2018, 8, 5328-5339 (primary alkylamines)
CyPAd-DalPhos: J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 5023-5027 (aliphatic alcohols)
Our review of this area of research: ACS Catal., 2018, 8, 7228-7250.