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



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A.I. Solomatina, P.S. Chelushkin, T.O. Abakumova, V.A. Zhemkov, Mee-Whi Kim, I. Bezprozvanny, V.V. Gurzhiy, A.S. Melnikov, Y.A. Anufrikov, I.O. Koshevoy, Shih-Hao Su, Pi-Tai Chou, S.P. Tunik, Reactions of Cyclometalated Platinum(II) [Pt(N^C)(PR3)Cl] Complexes with Imidazole and Imidazole-Conjugated Biomolecules: Fine-Tuning Reactivity and Photophysical Properties via Ligand Design, Inorg. Chem., 2018 DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b02204






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






Julia R. Shakirova, Elena V. Grachova, Vladislav V. Gurzhiy, Senthil Kumar Thangaraj, Janne Jänis, Alexey S. Melnikov, Antti J. Karttunen, Sergey P. Tunik, Igor O. Koshevoy, Heterometallic cluster-capped tetrahedral assemblies with postsynthetic modification of the metal cores, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.,2018 DOI: 10.1002/anie.201809058






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






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.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








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