Transition Metal Cluster Chemistry Group
St. Petersburg State University Department of Chemistry

Division of General and Inorganic Chemistry


Transition Metal Cluster Chemistry 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
Selected publications



I.O. Koshevoy, V. Sivchik, Rajib Sarker, Zong-Ying Liu, Kun-You Chung, E.V. Grachova, A.J. Karttunen, and Pi-Tai Chou, Improvement of the photophysical performance of platinum cyclometalated complexes in halogen bonded adducts, Chem. Eur. J.,2018 DOI: 10.1002/chem.201802182






K.S. Kisel, T. Eskelinen, W. Zafar, A.I. Solomatina, P. Hirva, E.V. Grachova, S.P. Tunik, I.O. Koshevoy, Chromophore-functionalized phenanthro-diimine ligands and their Re(I) complexes, Inorg. Chem., 2018 DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b00422






Anastasia I. Solomatina, Shih-Hao Su, Maria M. Lukina, Varvara V. Dudenkova, Vladislav I. Shcheslavskiy, Cheng-Ham Wu, Pavel S. Chelushkin, Pi-Tai Chou, Igor O. Koshevoy and Sergey P. Tunik, Water-soluble cyclometalated platinum(II) and iridium(III) complexes: synthesis, tuning of the photophysical properties, and in vitro and in vivo phosphorescence lifetime imaging, RSC Adv., 2018 DOI: 10.1039/c8ra02742k






A.Yu. Gitlina, M.V. Ivonina, V.V. Sizov, G.L. Starova, A.P. Pushkarev, D. Volyniuk, S.P. Tunik, I.O. Koshevoy and E.V. Grachova, The rare example of compact heteroleptic cyclometalated iridium(III) complex demonstrating well-separated dual emission, Dalton Trans., 2018 DOI: 10.1039/C8DT01336E






N. Glebko, Thuy Minh Dau, A.S. Melnikov, E.V. Grachova, I.V. Solovyev, A. Belyaev, A.J. Karttunen and I.O. Koshevoy, Luminescence thermochromism of gold(I) phosphane-iodide complexes: a rule or an exception?, Chem. Eur. J., 2018 DOI: 10.1002/chem.201705544






Igor O. Koshevoy, Andrey Belyaev, Toni Eskelinen, Thuy Minh Dau, Yana Yu. Ershova, Alexei S. Melnikov, Sergey P. Tunik, and Pipsa Hirva, Cyanide-assembled d10 coordination polymers and cycles: excited state metallophilic modulation of solid-state luminescence, Chem. Eur. J., 2018 DOI: 10.1002/chem.201704642






I.V. Solovyev, A. Kondinski, K.Yu. Monakhov, I.O. Koshevoy and E.V. Grachova, Synthesis, photophysical properties and cation-binding studies of bipyridine-functionalized gold(I) complexes, Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018 DOI: 10.1039/C7QI00514H






A. Belyaev, Yi-Ting Chen, Shih-Hao Su, Yu-Jui Tseng, A.J. Karttunen, S.P. Tunik, Pi-Tai Chou, I.O. Koshevoy, The P-heterocyclic fluorophores, obtained via Cu(II)-mediated cyclization, are suitable for cell imaging due to their stability, water solubility and low toxicity, Chem. Commun., 2017 DOI: 10.1039/C7CC06882D






Julia R. Shakirova, Olesya A. Tomashenko, Elena V. Grachova, Galina L. Starova, Vladimir V. Sizov, Alexander F. Khlebnikov and Sergey P. Tunik, Gold(I)-alkynyl complexes with a new type N-donor heterocyclic ligand: Synthesis and photophysical properties, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2017 DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201700731






K.S. Kisel, A. Melnikov, E.V. Grachova, P. Hirva, S.P. Tunik, I.O. Koshevoy, Linking Re(I) and Pt(II) chromophores with aminopyridines: a simple route to achieve a complicated photophysical behavior, Chem. Eur. J., 2017 DOI: 10.1002/chem.201701539






J.R. Shakirova, E.V. Grachova, V.V. Sizov, G.L. Starova, I.O. Koshevoy, A.S. Melnikov, M.C. Gimeno, A. Laguna, and S.P. Tunik, Polynuclear cage-like Au(I) phosphane complexes based on S2− template; observation of multiple luminescence in coordinated polyaromatic systems, Dalton Trans., 2017 DOI: 10.1039/C6DT04126D






R.R. Ramazanov, A.I. Kononov, A.M. Nesterenko, J.R. Shakirova, E.V. Grachova, I.O. Koshevoy and S.P. Tunik, Luminescence Switching of an Au-Cu Supramolecular Complex: a Physical Insight, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b08710






I.D. Strelnik, V.V. Gurzhiy, V.V. Sizov, E.I. Musina, A.A. Karasik, S.P. Tunik, and E.V. Grachova, A stimuli-responsive Au(I) complex based on aminomethylphosphine template: synthesis, crystalline phases and luminescent properties, CrystEngComm 2016 DOI: 10.1039/C6CE01272H






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. Makarova, E.V. Grachova, D. Niedzialek, A.I. Solomatina, S. Sonntag, A.V. Fedorov, O.Yu. Vilkov, V.S. Neudachina, C. Laubschat, S.P. Tunik, and D.V. Vyalikh, A curious interplay in the films of N-heterocyclic carbene PtII complexes upon deposition of alkali metals, Sci. Rep. 2016 DOI: 10.1038/srep25548






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






V.V. Sivchik, A.I. Solomatina, Yi-Ting Chen, A.J. Karttunen, S.P. Tunik, Pi-Tai Chou and I.O. Koshevoy, Halogen bond as luminescence amplifier: a case study using platinum cyclometalated complex as a paradigm, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015 DOI: 10.1002/anie.201507229






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








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