St. Petersburg State University Department of Chemistry

Division of General and Inorganic Chemistry


Luminescent Transition Metal Complexes Group



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Department of General and Inorganic Chemistry
Institute of Chemistry
St. Petersburg State University

Universitetskii pr. 26
198504
St. Petersburg
Russian Federation
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Julia R. Shakirova, Amir Sadeghi, Alla A. Koblova, Pavel S. Chelushkin, Elisa Toropainen, Shirin Tavakoli, Leena-Stiina Kontturi, Tatu Lajunen, Sergey P. Tunik and Arto Urtti, Design and synthesis of lipid-mimetic cationic iridium complexes and their liposomal formulation for in vitro and in vivo application in luminescent bioimaging, RSC Adv., (2020) DOI: 10.1039/D0RA01114B






Sergey P Tunik, Anastasia I. Solomatina, Kirill M. Kuznetsov, Vladislav V. Gurzhiy, Vladimir V. Pavlovskiy, Vitaly V. Porsev and Robert A. Evarestov, Luminescent Organic Dyes Containing Phenanthro[9,10-D]Imidazole Core and [Ir(N^C)2(N^N)]+ Complexes Based on the Cyclometalating and Diimine Ligands of This Type, Dalton Trans., (2020) DOI: 10.1039/D0DT00568A






Igor D. Strelnik, Vladimir V. Sizov, Vladislav V. Gurzhiy, Alexei S. Melnikov, Ilya E. Kolesnikov, Elvira I. Musina, Andrey A. Karasik, and Elena V. Grachova, Au(I) binuclear phosphine-alkynyl complexes templated on flexible cyclic phosphine ligand: synthesis and some features of solid-state luminescence, Inorg. Chem., 2020 DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b00991






Andrey Belyaev, Sofia O. Slavova, Igor V. Solovyev, Vladimir Sizov, Janne Jänisa Elena V. Grachova, Igor O. Koshevoy, Solvatochromic dual luminescence of Eu-Au dyads decorated with chromophore phosphines, Inorg. Chem. Front., 2020 DOI: 10.1039/c9qi01015g






V.V. Khistiaeva, A.S. Melnikov, S.O. Slavova, V.V. Sizov, G.L. Starova, I.O. Koshevoy, and E.V. Grachova, Heteroleptic β-diketonate Ln(III) complexes decorated by pyridyl substituted pyridazine ligand: synthesis, structure and luminescent properties, Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018 DOI: 10.1039/C8QI00712H






A.A. Penney, V.V. Sizov, E.V. Grachova, D.V. Krupenya, V.V. Gurzhiy, G.L. Starova and S.P. Tunik, Aurophilicity in Action: Fine-tuning the Gold(I)–Gold(I) Distance in the Excited State to Modulate the Emission in a Series of Dinuclear Homoleptic Gold(I)–NHC complexes, Inorg. Chem. 2016 DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b02722






A.A. Beljaev, D.V. Krupenya, E.V. Grachova, V.V. Gurzhiy, A.S. Melnikov, P.Yu. Serdobintsev, E.S. Sinitsyna, E.G. Vlakh, T.B. Tennikova and S.P. Tunik, Supramolecular AuI-CuI complexes as new luminescent labels for covalent bioconjugation, Bioconjugate Chem. 2016 DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.5b00563






A.I. Solomatina, D.V. Krupenya, V.V. Gurzhiy, I. Zlatkin, A.P. Pushkarev, M.N. Bochkarev, N.A. Besley, E. Bichoutskaia, S.P. Tunik, Cyclometallated platinum(II) complexes containing NHC ligands; synthesis, characterization, photophysics and their application as emitters in OLEDs, Dalton Trans. 2015 DOI: 10.1039/C4DT03106G






I.O. Koshevoy, C.-L. Lin, A.J. Karttunen, J. Janis, M. Haukka, S.P. Tunik, P.-T. Chou, T.A. Pakkanen, Highly luminescent octanuclear AuI-CuI clusters adopting two structural motifs: The effect of aliphatic alkynyl ligands, Chem. Eur. J. 2011 DOI: 10.1002/chem.201101936








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