NEWS

10/2019
Winald Kitzmann from our group together with our collaboration partners from Tübingen and Pisa publishes a paper on Strong Circularly Polarized Luminescence of an Octahedral Chromium(III) Complex in Chem. Commun. 2019, accepted.
10/2019
Steffen Treiling, Florian Reichenauer and Christoph Förster from our group together with our collaboration partners from Tübingen, Kaiserslautern and Montreal publish a paper on Luminescence and Light-driven Energy and Electron Transfer from an Exceptionally Long-lived Excited State of a Non-innocent Chromium(III) Complex in Angew. Chem. 2019, in press.
10/2019
Johannes Moll gave an oral presentation and Matthias Dorn presented a poster at the 2nd Meeting of the PP 2102 Light-controlled reactivity of metal complexes" in Düsseldorf.
10/2019
Christoph Förster from our group together with our collaboration partners from Berlin and Bonn publishes a paper on Photochemie: Bindungen aktivieren und Redoxreaktionen in Nachr. Chem. 2019, 67, 67-71.
09/2019
Winald Kitzmann successfully finishes his master thesis - congratulations!
09/2019
Christoph Förster from our group together with our collaboration partners from Berlin and Bonn publishes a paper on Photochemie: Licht und Leuchten bei 3d-Metallen in Nachr. Chem. 2019, 67, 54-59.
08/2019
Florian Reichenauer successfully finishes his master thesis - congratulations!
08/2019
Alexandra König successfully finishes her bachelor thesis - congratulations!
08/2019
Cristina-Maria Hirschbiegel successfully finishes her bachelor thesis - congratulations!
06/2019
Nils Schewe successfully finishes his master thesis - congratulations!
06/2019
Prof. Christian Reber (University of Montreal, Canada) joins our group as guest professor. Welcome!
06/2019
Johannes Moll from our group together with our collaboration partners from Paderborn publishes a paper on Excited state kinetics of an air-stable cyclometalated iron(II) complex in Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 11826-11830..
05/2019
Lukas Sorge successfully finishes his master thesis - congratulations!
05/2019
Laura Stein successfully finishes her master thesis - congratulations!
05/2019
Oliver Back successfully defended his PhD thesis - congratulations!
05/2019
Sebastian Preiß successfully defended his PhD thesis - congratulations!
04/2019
Alexandra König joins the group for her Bachelor project - welcome.
04/2019
Cristina-Maria Hirschbiegel joins the group for her Bachelor project - welcome.
04/2019
Guiseppe Bengasi from our group together with our collaboration partners from LIST in Luxembourg publishes a paper on Reactivity of Nickel(II) Porphyrins in oCVD Processes – Polymerisation, Intramolecular Cyclisation and Chlorination in Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 8313-8320.. This paper has been highlighted as "Hot Paper".
03/2019
Matthias Dorn gave an oral presentation and Johannes Moll presented a poster at the 1st Meeting of the PP 2102 Light-controlled reactivity of metal complexes" in Bonn.
03/2019
Sven Otto was awarded the Forschungsförderpreis 2019 der Vereinigung Freunde der Universität Mainz e.V. for his outstanding PhD thesis in chemistry. Congratulations.
03/2019
Matthias Dorn gave an oral presentation and Johannes Moll and Lukas Sorge presented posters at the 15th Koordinationschemie-Treffen in München.
03/2019
Sven Otto from our group together with our collaboration partners from Stuttgart (Joris van Slageren) publishes a paper on Chromium(III)-based potential molecular quantum bits with long coherence times in Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2019, 21, 6976-6983..
03/2019
Philipp Veit, Carla Volkert and Christoph Förster from our group together with our collaboration partners from Paderborn (Matthias Bauer) publish a paper on Gold(II) in Redox-Switchable Gold(I) Catalysis in Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 4615-4618.. The paper was also highlighted as a cover.
03/2019
Winald Kitzmann joins the group for his Master project - welcome.
03/2019
Jessica Muziol joins the group for her Master project - welcome.
02/2019
Maurice Schrick and Patrick Becker presented posters at the 17th Ferrocene Colloquium in Rostock.
02/2019
Guiseppe Bengasi from our group together with our collaboration partners from LIST in Luxembourg publishes a paper on Conductive Directly Fused Poly(Porphyrin) Coatings by Oxidative Chemical Vapour Deposition – from Singly to Triply Fused in Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2019, 2368-2375..
02/2019
Sebastian Preiß from our group together with our collaboration partners from Rostock (Stefan Lochbrunner) and Paderborn (Matthias Bauer) publishes a paper on Gold(II) Porphyrins in Photoinduced Electron Transfer Reactions in Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 5940-5949..
02/2019
Oliver Back and Christoph Förster publish a paper on Alkali Blues: Blue-emissive alkali metal pyrrolates in Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 6542-6552.. The paper is also highlighted as a cover in the journal Chemistry - A European Journal.
01/2019
Our deuterated molecular ruby recently published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 1112-1116 has been highlighted in the Trendberichte der Anorganischen Chemie 2018.
01/2019
Our deuterated molecular ruby recently published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 1112-1116 has found its way to the standard textbook of Modern Inorganic Chemistry Moderne Anorganische Chemie, chapter 3, page 599. - Congrats.
12/2018
Guiseppe Bengasi from our group together with our collaboration partners from LIST in Luxembourg publishes a paper on Conductive Fused Porphyrin Tapes on Sensitive Substrates by a Chemical Vapor Deposition Approach in Angew. Chem. Int Ed. 2019, 58, 2103–2108..
12/2018
Sven Otto and Matthias Dorn from our group together with our collaboration partners from BAM in Berlin publish a paper on Luminescent TOP Nanosensors for Simultaneously Measuring Temperature, Oxygen, and pH at a Single Excitation Wavelength in Anal. Chem. 2019, 91, 2337–2344..
This paper has been selected as "paper of the month" at the Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung in Berlin. Congrats to all coworkers for this great success!
12/2018
Maurice Schrick joins the group for his PhD project - welcome.
12/2018
Nathan East joins the group for his PhD project - welcome.
12/2018
Nils Schewe joins the group for his Master project - welcome.
11/2018
Florian Reichenauer joins the group for his Master project - welcome.
11/2018
Laura Stein joins the group for her Master project - welcome.
11/2018
Taro Lieberth joins the group as a lab assistant - welcome.
10/2018
Our group hosted the SPP 2102 Kickoff Meeting in Mainz with more than 60 participants.
10/2018
Steffen Treiling receives his diploma degree (University of Mainz) - congrats.
12/2018
Our group together with our collaboration partners from the Gasser group in Paris publishes a paper on the Biological Evaluation of the NIR-Emissive Ruby Analogue [Cr(ddpd)2][BF4]3 as a Photodynamic Therapy Photosensitizer in Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2019, 37-41.
09/2018
Winald Kitzmann was awarded the GLK Award for his outstanding bachelor thesis in chemistry. Congratulations.
09/2018
Christian Heine receives his diploma degree (University of Mainz) - congrats.
09/2018
Marius Werner finishes his master thesis (University of Mainz) - congrats.
09/2018
Lukas Sorge joins the group for his Master project - welcome.
09/2018
Lucas Kleinort joins the group as a trainee - welcome.
08/2018
Our group together with collaboration partners publishes a review on Dpdd as expanded terpyridine: dramatic effects of symmetry and electronic properties in first row transition metal complexes in Inorganics 2018, 6, 86.
08/2018
Christoph Förster and Patrick Becker publish a paper on A Ferrocenyl Amino Substituted Stannylene as an Intramolecular Fe->Sn Lewis Adduct in Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2018, 644, 1057-1063.
08/2018
Sven Otto successfully defended his PhD thesis - congratulations!
Christian Reber twittered a nice comment and photo.
07/2018
Our work on highly NIR emissive metal complexes with earth-abundant metal ions has been highlighted in in SciTech Europa Quarterly 2018, 28, 97.
07/2018
Sven Otto, Christoph Förster and our collaboration partners Cui Wang and Ute Resch-Genger publish a paper on A strongly luminescent chromium(III) complex acid in Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 12555–12563. The paper is also highlighted as a cover in the journal Chemistry - A- European Journal.
06/2018
Sven Otto and our collaboration partners Joe Harris and Christian Reber publish a paper on Molecular ruby under pressure in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 11069-11073.
Christian Reber twittered a nice comment. This study was also highlighted at JGU press releases.
06/2018
Kristina Hanauer and Christoph Förster publish a paper on Redox-controlled stabilization of an open-shell intermediate in a bioinspired enzyme model in Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 3537-3547. The paper is also highlighted as a cover with an author profile and a press release in the European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry.
06/2018
Prof. Christian Reber (University of Montreal, Canada) joins our group for four weeks as DAAD guest professor. Welcome!
05/2018
Matthias Dorn, Christoph Förster and our collaboration partners Luca Carrella and Eva Rentschler publish a paper on Structure and electronic properties of an expanded terpyridine complex of nickel(II) [Ni(ddpd)2](BF4)2 in Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2018, 644, 706–712.
05/2018
Sven Waniek, Christoph Förster and our collaboration partner Jan Klett publish a paper on Polysubstituted Ferrocenes as Tunable Redox Mediators in Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2018, 14, 1004-1015.
04/2017
Patrick Becker joins the group for his Bachelor project - welcome.
04/2017
Anna Riede joins the group for her Bachelor project - welcome.
04/2017
Carla Volkert joins the group for her Bachelor project - welcome.
03/2018
Oliver Back gave an oral presentation and Johannes Moll and Matthias Dorn/Sven Otto presented posters at the 14th Koordinationschemie-Treffen in Heidelberg. The whole group was present at this meeting.
02/2018
Sven Wanieck gave an oral presentation and Christian Heine, Philipp Veit and Max Lauck presented posters at the 16th Ferrocene Colloquium in Berlin. Max Lauck got a best poster award. - Congratulations.
01/2018
Sven Otto presented a poster at the Mainz Mini Symposium Emerging Trends in Molecular Magnetism/ Spintronics Emerging Trends in Molecular Magnetism/ Spintronics.
01/2018
Steffen Treiling joins the group for his Diploma project - welcome.
12/2017
Sven Otto, Matthias Dorn and our collaboration partners publish a review on Understanding and Exploiting Long-lived Near-infrared Emission of a Molecular Ruby in Coord. Chem. Rev. 2018, 359, 102-111.
11/2017
Sven Otto, Matthias Dorn and our collaboration partners publish a paper on Deuterated Molecular Ruby with Record Luminescence Quantum Yield in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 1112-1116.
This paper has been selected as "paper of the month" at the Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung in Berlin. Congrats to all coworkers for this great success!
11/2017
Max Lauck and Christoph Förster publish a paper on N-Cobaltocenium amide as reactive nucleophilic reagent for donor-acceptor bimetallocenes in Organometallics 2017, 36, 4968−4978.
11/2017
Laura Büldt from the group of Prof. Michael Seitz (Tübingen) joins the group for performing some experiments - welcome.
11/2017
Marius Werner joins the group for his Master project - welcome.
10/2017
Christian Heine joins the group for his Diploma project - welcome.
10/2017
Thomas Reuter joins the group for his PhD project - welcome.
10/2017
Matthias Dorn joins the group for his PhD project - welcome.
09/2017
Sven Otto, Johannes Moll and our collaboration partners from Berlin publish a paper on Three in One Crystal: the Coordination Diversity of Zinc Polypyridine Complexes in Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 5033–5040.
09/2017
The minireview on The Quest for Mononuclear Gold(II) and its Potential Role in Photocatalysis and Drug Action in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 16126–16134 is now online.
09/2017
Johannes Moll and Philipp Veit presented posters at the GDCh Wissenschaftsforum in Berlin.
09/2017
Johannes Moll, Guiseppe Bengasi, Oliver Back and Philipp Veit attended the ORCA summerschool in Gelsenkrichen.
08/2017
Kristina Hanauer successfully defended her PhD thesis - congratulations!
08/2017
Andreas Mengel successfully defended his PhD thesis - congratulations!
08/2017
Thomas Reuter receives his master degree (University of Mainz).
07/2017
Johannes Moll gave a short talk at the 1. Kölner Ligandendesign-Workshop 2017.
07/2017
Sven Otto returned from a successful research stay at the group of Prof. Christian Reber (University of Montreal, Canada).
07/2017
The Impulsfonds der Forschungsinitiative Rheinland-Pfalz supports our collaborative research under the programme LESSING (Light-inducEd Sensitizing, Switching and ImagiNG). Partners from the Institutes of Inorganic Chemistry (Katja Heinze, Eva Rentschler), Organic Chemistry (Pol Besenius, Till Opatz) and Physical Chemistry (Thomas Basché) will adress the utilization and generation of light.
05/2017
Sven Otto presented a poster at the 100th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition in Toronto/Canada.
05/2017
Christoph Kreitner was awarded the Boehringer Ingelheim Award for his dissertation at the Dies Academicus 2017. Congratulations.
05/2017
Sebastian Preiß, Christoph Förster and our collaboration partners from Mainz, Halle and Paderborn publish a paper on the Structure and reactivity of a mononuclear gold(II) complex in Nat. Chem. 2017, 9, 1249-1255. Click here for shared link access. This study was also highlighted at JGU press releases and in the Trendberichte der Anorganischen Chemie 2017.
05/2017
Sven Otto and our collaboration partners from Mainz, Rostock and Berlin publish a paper on Photo-Chromium: Sensitizer for Visible Light-Induced Oxidative C-H Bond Functionalization – Electron or Energy Transfer? in ChemPhotoChem 2017, 1, 344-349. This paper is highlighted as a cover article featuring a cover profile.
05/2017
Ronja Beichler receives her master degree (University of Mainz).
04/2017
Sven Otto and our collaboration partners Norman Scholz, Thomas Behnke and Ute Resch-Genger from BAM publish a paper on Thermo-Chromium: A Contactless Optical Molecular Thermometer in Chem. Eur J. 2017, 23, 12131-12135. This paper is part of the Special Issue 150 years of German Chemical Society GDCh. This study was also highlighted (among others) at JGU press releases, in Allgemeine Zeitung 8.6.2017, in Photonik 03/2017, in Novus Light Technologies Today 06/2017 and in GIT Labor-Fachzeitschrift 2017, 8.
04/2017
Andreas Mengel, Christian Bissinger, Matthias Dorn, Oliver Back and Christoph Förster publish a paper on Boosting Vis/NIR Charge Transfer Absorptions of Iron(II) Complexes by N-Alkylation and N-Deprotonation in the Ligand Backbone in Chem. Eur J. 2017, 23, 7920-7931. This paper is highlighted as a frontispiece.
04/2017
The DFG funds 17 new Priority Programs. The Priority Program "Light controlled reactivity of metal complexes" has been initiated by and will be coordinated by Katja Heinze. See JGU press release and Photonik 03/2017.
03/2017
Oliver Back and Sven Otto presented posters and Sebastian Preiß got a best oral presentation award at the 13th Koordinationschemie-Treffen in Potsdam. - congratulations.
03/2017
Johannes Moll joins the group for his PhD project - welcome.
03/2017
Winald Kitzmann joins the group for his Bachelor project - welcome.
02/2017
Philipp Veit presented a poster and Max Lauck got a best oral presentation award at the 15th Ferrocene Colloquium in Mainz. - congratulations.
02/2017
Our group hosted the 15th Ferrocene Colloquium in Mainz with more than 140 participants from over 12 countries. A press release appeared in Nachr. Chem. Tech. 2017, 65, 689 Ferrocen-Chemiker treffen sich in Mainz [DOI: 10.1002/nadc.20174064197]
02/2017
Sven Wanieck joins the group for his PhD project - welcome.
02/2017
Max Lauck and Christoph Förster publish a paper on Cobaltocenium Substituents as Electron Acceptors in Photosynthetic Model Dyads in J. Organomet. Chem. 2017, 847, 33-40.
01/2017
Sven Waniek receives his diploma degree (University of Mainz).
01/2017
Johannes Moll receives his master degree (University of Mainz).
01/2017
The DFG supports our research on chromium(III) emitters Near-Infrared Light Emitting Chromium(III) Complexes - Design and Applications for three years. This is a collaborative research project with the group of Dr. Ute Resch-Genger from the Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung (BAM - Biophotonics) in Berlin.
11/2016
Torben Kienz successfully defended his PhD thesis - congratulations!
11/2016
Guiseppe Bengasi joins the group for his PhD project - welcome.
11/2016
Thomas Reuter joins the group for his Master project - welcome.
11/2016
Nils Schewe joins the group for his Bachelor project - welcome.
10/2016
Torben Kienz and Christoph Förster publish a paper on the Generation and Oligomerization of N-Ferrocenyl Ketenimines via Open-shell Intermediates in Organometallics 2016, 35, 3681–3691
10/2016
Ronja Beichler started her Master project at Merck.
10/2016
Oliver Back and Philipp Veit presented posters at the 3Met Conference 2016 in Kaiserslautern.
09/2016
Sven Otto and Sebastian Preiß presented posters and Sebastian Preiß got a best poster award at the 18th Wöhler-Tagung in Berlin. - congratulations.
09/2016
Kristina Hanauer, Min Thu Pham and Christoph Förster publish a paper on the Solution Conformation and Self-Assembly of Ferrocenyl (Thio)Ureas in Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 433-445
09/2016
Andreas Neidlinger and Christoph Förster publish a paper on responsive ferrocenyl-phenol conjugates"Confirmational Switching of Multi-Responsive Ferrocenyl-Phenol Conjugates" Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 4852–4864.
08/2016
Oliver Back, Jana Leppin and Christoph Förster publish a paper on the Photo- and Redox Chemistry of an Unsymmetrical Bimetallic Copper(I) Complex in Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 9653-9662
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 his 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.