Gold(II) Porphyrin or Gold(III) Porphyrin Radical Anion?
Gold(II) Porphyrin or Gold(III) Porphyrin Radical Anion?
How to design a water-soluble light emitting ruby analogue
How to design a water-soluble light emitting ruby analogue
Why are Ruthenium(II) complexes with cyclometallating ligands weak emitters?
Why are Ruthenium(II) complexes with cyclometallating ligands weak emitters?
Ultrastrong NH<sup>...</sup>Fe hydrogen bond discovered
Ultrastrong NH...Fe hydrogen bond discovered
Microreview on the Photochemistry of Ruthenium(II) Complexes published
Microreview on the Photochemistry of Ruthenium(II) Complexes published
Unexpected Reactions of Cr(TPP)(Cl)(H<sub>2</sub>O) with Amines Discovered and Mechanism Disclosed
Unexpected Reactions of Cr(TPP)(Cl)(H2O) with Amines Discovered and Mechanism Disclosed
Near-IR and Red Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells
Near-IR and Red Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells
Optical Gas Sensing with Porphyrins in Porous Polysiloxane Matrices
Optical Gas Sensing with Porphyrins in Porous Polysiloxane Matrices
Molybdenum(V) Imido Complex – a Missing Link in the Schrock Cycle of Dinitrogen Fixation
Molybdenum(V) Imido Complex – a Missing Link in the Schrock Cycle of Dinitrogen Fixation
Oxygen Atom and Electron Transfer can be Coupled in Biomimetic Models of Oxotransferases
Oxygen Atom and Electron Transfer can be Coupled in Biomimetic Models of Oxotransferases
Quinone-Porphyrin-Ferrocene Models for the Photosynthetic Reaction Center
Quinone-Porphyrin-Ferrocene Models for the Photosynthetic Reaction Center
Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells and Stability of Chromophores with Tridentate Ligands
Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells and Stability of Chromophores with Tridentate Ligands

 

NEWS

07/2016
Christoph Kreitner successfully defended his PhD thesis with distinction - congratulations!
07/2016
Sven Otto presented a poster and got a best poster award at the 42nd International Conference on Coordination Chemistry in Brest (France). - congratulations.
07/2016
Shadab Gharaati joins the group as a Humboldt Post Doc - welcome.
06/2016
The Dalton perspective article of Christoph Kreitner on Excited State Decay of Cyclometalated Polypyridine Ruthenium Complexes: Insight from Theory and Experiment has been published in Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 13631-13647. This perspective is highlighted as a cover article.
06/2016
Philipp Veit and Christoph Förster publish a paper on On the Mechanism of Imine Elimination from Fischer Tungsten Carbene Complexes in Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2016, 12, 1322-1333.
05/2016
The group presented the most recent AK overview poster 2016 at the 6th Mainzer AK Symposium organized by the JCF in Mainz.
05/2016
Christopher Brenig returned from his research stay at Prof. Bernhard Kräutler's group (Univ. Innsbruck, Austria) and submitted his diploma thesis.
05/2016
Johannes Moll joins the group for his Master project - welcome.
03/2016
Christoph Kreitner, Andreas Mengel and our collaboration partners publish a paper on Strongly Coupled Cyclometalated Ruthenium Triarylamine Chromophores as Sensitizers for DSSCs in Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 8915-8928
03/2016
Lukas Sorge joins the group for his Bachelor project - welcome.
03/2016
Sebastian Preiß and Oliver Back presented posters and Sven Otto gave a talk at the 12th Koordinationschemietreffen in Kiel.
02/2016
Christoph Kreitner publishes a paper on The photochemistry of mono- and dinuclear cyclometalated bis(tridentate)ruthenium(II) complexes: dual excited state deactivation and dual emission in Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 5640-5658
02/2016
Constantin Haese joins the group for his Bachelor project - welcome.
02/2016
Ephraim Prantl and Max Lauck presented posters and Philip Veit gave a talk at the 14th Ferrocene Colloquium in Konstanz.
02/2016
Our DFS mass spectrometer is now working routinely.
02/2016
Sven Waniek joins the group for his Diploma project - welcome.
02/2016
Sven Otto is elected as a junior member of the Gutenberg Academy for Young Researchers. Congratulations.
02/2016
Andreas Neidlinger and Christoph Förster publish a paper on ferrocenium phenolate radicals "How Hydrogen Bonds Affect Reactivity and Intervalence Charge Transfer in Ferrocenium-Phenolate Radicals" Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 1274–1286.
02/2016
Banabithi Koley again joins the group for a research project - welcome.
01/2016
The Fonds der Chemischen Industrie supports the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry with 40.000 € to obtain and install an electrochemical and spectroelectrochemical setup for advanced students of Bioinorganic Chemistry and Electrochemistry.
01/2016
Andreas Neidlinger successfully defended his PhD thesis - congratulations!
01/2016
Do-Hyun Quak joins the group for his Bachelor project - welcome.
01/2016
Philipp Veit, Ephraim Prantl and Christoph Förster publish a paper on NH...M hydrogen bonding "Competitive NH...Ru/Fe Hydrogen Bonding in Ferrocenyl Ruthenocenyl Tosyl Hydrazone" Organometallics 2016, 35, 249-257.
01/2016
Julia Berßem joins the group for her Master thesis - welcome.
12/2015
Christoph Kreitner and our collaboration partner Elisa Erdmann (group of Prof. W. W. Seidel, Univ. Rostock) publish a paper on the unexpected excited state behaviour of cyclometallated ruthenium(II) complexes "Understanding the excited state behavior of cyclometalated bis(tridentate)ruthenium(II) complexes: a combined experimental and theoretical study" Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 11088-11104. The paper is featured as a cover article.
10/2015
Andreas Neidlinger and Torben Kienz publish a paper on reactive and persistent ferrocenyl radicals "Spin Trapping of Carbon-Centered Ferrocenyl Radicals with Nitrosobenzene" Organometallics 2015, 34, 5310-5320.
10/2015
Sebastian Preiß, Jascha Melomedov and Anica Wünsche von Leupoldt publish a paper on valence isomeric gold(II) porphyrins "Gold(III) tetraarylporphyrin amino acid derivatives: ligand or metal centred redox chemistry?" Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 596-610.
09/2015
Selim Basaran joins the group for his Bachelor project - welcome.
09/2015
Anica Wünsche and our cooperation partners S. R. Waldvogel and K. Koszinowski publish a paper on the mechanism of molybdenum(V) mediated oxidations "Over-oxidation as Key Step in the Mechanism of the MoCl5-mediated Dehydrogenative Coupling of Arenes" Angew. Chem. 2016, 128, 1168-1172.
09/2015
Oliver Back and Max Lauck presented posters at the Symposium Metal Sites in Biomolecules: Structures, Regulation and Mechanisms 2015 in Göttingen.
07/2015
Philipp Veit, Christoph Förster and Sebastian Seibert publish a paper on a trimetallic Fischer carbene "Preparation, properties and reactivity of (aminoferrocenyl)(ferrocenyl)carbene(pentacarbonyl)chromium(0) as bulky isolobal trimetallo-amide" Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2015, 641, 2083-2092.
07/2015
Sven Otto, Christoph Kreitner and our collaboration partner Ute Resch-Genger (Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin) publish a paper on a bright NIR emitting chromium(III) complex "[Cr(ddpd)2]3+: a molecular, water-soluble, highly NIR-emissive ruby analogue" Angew. Chem. 2015, 127, 11735–11739. The publication is selected as a Hot Paper in the Special Issue "International Year of Light".
06/2015
Sven Otto, Phlipp Veit and Sebastian Preiß presented posters at the HFMC 2015 in Heidelberg.
05/2015
The review about bioinspired molybdenum complexes is now online available "Bioinspired Functional Analogues of the Active Site of Molybdenum Enzymes: Intermediates and Mechanisms" Coord. Chem. Rev. 2015, 300, 121-141.
05/2015
Banabithi Koley joins the group for an internship - welcome.
05/2015
Ephraim Prantl joins the group for his Bachelor project - welcome.
05/2015
Andreas Mengel and our cooperation partners publish a paper on a novel Co(III) based redox mediator for DSSCs "A Bis(tridentate)cobalt Polypyridine Complex as Mediator in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells" Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 3299-3306.
04/2015
Christian Bissinger joins the group for his Bachelor project - welcome.
04/2015
Philipp Veit and Oliver Back receive their diploma degrees (University of Mainz).
03/2015 Andreas Mengel and Sebastian Preiß (got a best poster award - congratulations) presented posters and Christoph Kreitner gave a talk at the 11th Koordinationschemiker-Treffen in Paderborn.
02/2015
Andreas Neidlinger presented a poster and Philip Veit gave a talk at the 13th Ferrocene Colloquium in Leipzig.
02/2015
We welcome Minh Thu Pham to our group - welcome.
01/2015
Sven Otto receives diploma degree (University of Mainz).
01/2015
Philip Heier explains his development of food freshness indicators in the JGU Campus TV (by R. Polanski, Jan. 23th 2015).
01/2015
Philip Heier explains his development of food freshness indicators in the radio (Hessischer Rundfunk HR1, Jan. 19th 2015).
01/2015
Jana Leppin and our collaboration partner Moritz Schubert (Waldvogel group) publish a paper on the mechanism of molybdenum-mediated aryl-aryl couplings "Initial radical cation pathway in the Mo2Cl10-mediated dehydrogenative arene coupling" Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 4229-4232.
01/2015
Christoph Förster and our collaboration partners publish a paper on a non-equlibrium phase of a cobalt(II) complex "Crystalline Non-equilibrium Phase of a Cobalt(II) Complex with Tridentate Ligands" Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 920-924.
12/2014
Christoph Förster publishes a paper on the hitherto unknown structure of monolithioferrocene "The Crystal Structure of the THF Adduct of Monolithioferrocene" Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2015, 641, 517-520. The paper is featured as a cover article.
12/2014
Raphael Lauenstein joins the group for his Diploma project - welcome.
12/2014
Philip Heier was awarded the IHK Rheinhessen prize 2014 for his dissertation. This has been highlighted in local media (Allgemeine Zeitung, Dec. 12th 2014 by T. Schröder) and IHK press release).
12/2014
Christoph Förster and Philipp Veit publish a paper on a non-classical ultrastrong NH...Fe hydrogen bond "Diferrocenyl tosyl hydrazone with an ultrastrong NH...Fe hydrogen bond as double click switch" Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 1514-1516.
11/2014 Our project SurfAmine has been awarded the Interregional Research Award 2014 by the state secretary Prof. Dr. Thomas Deufel in Trier. The research project has also been highlighted in several media (Allgemeine Zeitung, Nov. 26th 2014 by M. Bermeitinger, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Dec. 15th 2014 by S. Hense, Rockland Radio, Dec. 2nd 2014 by A. Hahn, Hessischer Rundfunk HR1, Jan. 23th 2015 and other web-based media).
11/2014
Christoph Kreitner and our cooperation partners publish a paper on dinuclear ruthenium complexes with dual emission "Dual emission and excited state mixed-valence in a quasi-symmetric dinuclear Ru-Ru complex" Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 12947-12961.
10/2014
Jana Leppin and Christoph Förster publish a paper on functional biomimetic molybdenum complexes "Molybdenum Complex with Bulky Chelates as Functional Model for Molybdenum Oxidases" Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 12416-12427.
10/2014
Andreas Mengel and our cooperation partners publish a paper on a novel iron(II) complex "A Heteroleptic Push-Pull Substituted Iron(II) Bis(tridentate) Complex with Low Energy Charge Transfer States" Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 704-714.
10/2014
Marius Kapp returned from his research stay at Prof. Theresa McCormicks group (Portland State Univ., USA) and submitted his diploma thesis.
09/2014
Christoph Kreitner and Torben Kienz presented posters at the 17. Vortragstagung für Anorganische Chemie (Wöhler-Tagung) 2014 in Saarbrücken.
09/2014
Torben Kienz presented a poster at the Electrochemistry 2014 in Mainz.
09/2014
Anica Wünsche von Leupoldt successfully defended her PhD thesis - congratulations!
09/2014
Philip Heier and our cooperation partners publish a paper on the unexpected reactivty of chromium(III) porphyrin complexes "Dual Application of (Aqua)(Chlorido)(Porphyrinato)Chromium(III) as Hypersensitive Amine-Triggered ON Switch and for Dioxygen Activation" Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 11086-11095.
08/2014
Nikolaus Hauschild joins the group for his Bachelor project - welcome.
08/2014
Philip Heier successfully defended his PhD thesis with distinction - congratulations!
07/2014
Philipp Veit and Oliver Back join the group for their Diploma projects - welcome.
07/2014
Aaron Breivogel successfully defended his PhD thesis with distinction - congratulations!
07/2014
Kristina Hüttinger and Christoph Kreitner presented posters at the 41st International Conference on Coordination Chemistry 2014 in Singapore.
07/2014
Matt Coward from Durham University (UK) joins the group for an internship for six weeks - welcome.
07/2014
Andreas Mengel presented a poster at the IRTG 1404 Summer Symposium 2014 in Mainz.
07/2014
Kristina Hüttinger (got a best poster award – congratulations) presented a poster at the Summer School "Advanced Metal-Organic Chemistry and Catalysis" AMOCC 2014 in Deurne/Netherlands.
06/2014
The review by Aaron Breivogel and Christoph Kreitner about the properties and reactivities of ruthenium(II) amino acids has been accepted for publication "Redox and Photochemistry of Bis(terpyridine)ruthenium(II) Amino Acids and their Amide Conjugates – from Understanding to Applications" Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 5468-5490. The paper is featured as a cover article. The paper is among the EJIC most accessed articles in 08/2014. The paper is featured as a cover article.
06/2014
Our group showed up at the 5th Mainzer JCF AK Symposium 2014 with an overview poster.
06/2014
Jascha Melomedov successfully defended his PhD thesis - congratulations!
05/2014
Zachary Nelson from Cornell University (Ithaca, New York, USA) joins the group for a RISE internship for ten weeks - welcome.
04/2014
Sven Otto joins the group for his Diploma project - welcome.
04/2014
Matthias Dorn and Vanessa Wolter join the group for their Bachelor projects - welcome.
04/2014
Jascha Melomedov and our cooperation partners publish a paper on photoinduced electron transfer in porphyrin-ferrocene conjugates "Aminoferrocene and Ferrocene Amino Acid as Electron Donors in Modular Porphyrin-Ferrocene and Porphyrin-Ferrocene-Porphyrin Conjugates" Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 2902-2915. This paper has been highlighted as top paper .
04/2014
Jana Leppin successfully defended her PhD thesis - congratulations!
03/2014
Kristina Hüttinger and Christoph Förster publish a paper on a biomimetic Fe2Mo complex "Intramolecular electron transfer between molybdenum and iron mimicking bacterial sulphite dehydrogenase" Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 4285-4288. The paper is featured as a cover article.
03/2014
Torben Kienz and Christoph Förster publish a paper on ferrocenyl thioamides "Impact of O->S exchange in ferrocenyl amides on structure and redoxchemistry" Organometallics 2014, 33, 4803-4812 as part of the Organometallics Special Issue on Organometallic Electrochemistry.
03/2014
Aaron Breivogel and our cooperation partners publish a paper on dye sensitized solar cells "Anchor-Functionalized Push-Pull-Substituted Bis(tridentate) Ruthenium(II) Polypyridine Chromophores: Photostability and Evaluation as Photosensitizers" Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 2720-2734.
03/2014
Aaron Breivogel/Andreas Mengel and Kristina Hüttinger (got a best poster award - congratulations) presented posters and Anica Wünsche von Leupoldt gave a talk at the 10th Koordinationschemiker-Treffen in Kaiserslautern.
02/2014
Kristina Hüttinger and Andreas Neidlinger (got a best poster award - congratulations) presented posters and Torben Kienz gave a talk at the 12th Ferrocene Colloquium in Innsbruck/Austria.
01/2014
Jascha Melomedov and our cooperation partners publish a paper on photoinduced electron transfer in quinone-porphyrin-ferrocene triads "Tuning reductive and oxidative photoinduced electron transfer in amide linked anthraquinone-porphyrin-ferrocene architectures" Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 1984-2001.
01/2014
Christoph Kreitner is elected as a junior member of the Gutenberg Academy for Young Researchers. Congratulations.
01/2014
Jana Leppin and our cooperation partners publish a paper on a novel Mo(V) reagent "Powerful Fluoroalkoxy-Molybdenum(V) Reagent for the Selective Oxidative Arene Coupling Reaction" Angew. Chem. 2014, 126, 2527-2530.
01/2014
Jana Leppin and Christoph Förster publish a paper on ligand dynamics in Mo(IV) complexes "Ligand dynamics of tert-butyl isocyanide oxido complexes of molybdenum(IV)" Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 1039-1047.