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  1. Selected publications

    i) RECENT

    Werrett, M. V.; Chartrand, D.;  Gale, J. D.; Hanan, G. S.; MacLellan, J. G.; Massi, M.; Muzzioli, S.; Raiteri, P.; Skelton, B. W.; Silberstein, M.; Stagni, S. “Synthesis, Structural and Photophysical Investigation of Bisimine Triscarbonyl Re(I) Tetrazolato Complexes.” Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 1229.


    Cibian, M.; Derossi, S.; Hanan, G. S. "Synthesis and crystal structure of a rare square-planar Co (II) complex of a hydroxyamidinate ligand" Dalton Trans, 2011, 1038.

    Friese, V.; Nag, S.; Wang, J.; Santoni, M.-P.; Rodrigues-Witchel, A.; Hanan, G. S; Schaper, F. “Red phosphorescence in Ru(II) complexes of a tridentate N-heterocyclic carbene ligand incorporating tetrahydropyrimidine” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2011, 39.

    Cibian, M.; Langis-Barsetti, S.; Hanan, G. S. “Facile Synthesis of Hydroxyformamidines by the N-Oxidation of their Corresponding FormamidinesSynlett 2011, 405.


    Nag,  S.; Ferreira, J. G.; Chenneberg, L.; Dauphin-Ducharme, P.; Hanan, G. S.; La Ganga, G. Campagna, S. "Changing the role of 2,2’-bipyridine from secondary ligand to protagonist" Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 7.

    Santoni, M.-P.; Pal, A. K.; Hanan, G. S; Paramagnetic Ru(III) complexes of tridentate ligands” Inorg. Chem. Commun., 2011, 14, 399.

    Santoni, M.-P.; Hanan, G. S.; Proust, A.; Hasenknopf, B.; Nastasi, F.; Campagna, S. “Dinuclear Ru(II) complexes of bis-(dipyrid-2’-yl)triazine ligands as efficient electron reservoirs. Chem. Commun, 2011, 3586.



    ii) PAST

    Karnahl, M.; Krieck, S.; Goerls, H.; Tschierlei, S.; Schmitt, M.; Popp, J.; Chartrand, D.; Hanan, G. S.; Groarke, R.; Vos, J. G.; Rau, S. “Synthesis and Photophysical Properties of 3,8-Disubstituted 1,10-Phenanthrolines and Their Ruthenium(II) Complexes  Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2009, 4962-4971.

    Kostas, I. D.; Andreadaki, F. J.; Medlycott, E. A.; Hanan, G. S.; Monflier, E.  Synthesis of a halo-methylphenylene periphery-functionalized triazine-based dendritic molecule with a 3,3'-dimethyl-biphenyl linker using tris(halo-methylphenylene)triazines as building blocks”  Tet. Lett., 2009, 50, 1851.

    Schwalbe, M.; Karnahl, M.; Goerls, H.; Chartrand, D.; Laverdiere, F.; Hanan, G. S.; Tschierlei, S.; Dietzek, B.; Schmitt, M.; Popp, J.; Vos, J. G.; Rau, S. Ruthenium polypyridine complexes of tris-(2-pyridyl)-1,3,5-triazine-unusual building blocks for the synthesis of photochemical molecular devices” Dalton Trans., 2009, 20, 4012. (invited special issue about Supramolecular Photochemistry).

    Cooke, M. W.; Santoni, M.-P.; Hanan, G. S.; Loiseau, F.; Proust, A.; Hasenknopf, B. “Mono- and di-nuclear Ru(II) complexes of Rh-Rh dimers” Dalton Trans., 2009, 3671-3673.

    Santoni, M.-P.; Medlycott, E.; Hanan, G.; Hasenknopf, B.; Proust, A.; Nastasi, F.; Campagna, S.; Chiorboli, C.; Argazzi, R.; Scandola, F. “Photophysical properties of diruthenium complexes with triazine ligands” Dalton Trans., 2009, 3964-3970 (invited special issue about Supramol. Photochem.).

    Nastasi, F.; Loiseau, F.; Campagna, S.; Medlycott, E. A.; Santoni, M.-P.; Hanan, G. S. Naphthyl-, phenanthryl-, and pyrenyl-appended bis(pyridyl)triazine ligands and their Zn(II) and Ru(II) complexes” Can. J. Chem., 2009, 87, 254-263 (special issue dedicated to R. Puddephatt).

    Cooke, M. W.; Santoni, M.-P.; Hanan, G. S.; Loiseau, F.; Proust, A.; Hasenknopf, B. “Spanning pairs of Rh2(acetate)4 dimers with Ru(II) complexes” Inorg. Chem., 2008, 47, 6112.

    Cooke, M. W.; Tremblay, P. M.; Hanan, G. S. “Carboxy-Derived (tpy)2Ru2+ Complexes as Sub-Units in Supramolecular Architectures” Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2008, 361, 2259.

    Chartrand, D.; Hanan, G. S. “Facile synthesis of multinuclear complexes based on a tetra (4-pyridyl)amidinate dirhodium(II) dimer” Chem. Commun., 2008, 727.

    Medlycott, E. A.; Hanan, G. S.; Chem. Commun., 2007, 4884 - 4886.

    Cooke, M. W.; Hanan, G. S; Loiseau, F.; Campagna, S.; Watanabe, M.; Tanaka, Y. Self-assembled light-harvesting systems: Ru(II) complexes assembled about Rh-Rh cores
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.
    , 2007,
    129, 10479-10488.

    Medlycott, E. A.; Hanan, G. S.; Loiseau, F.; Campagna, S. ‘Tuning the excited-state energy of the organic chromophore in bichromophoric systems based on the Ru(II) complexes of tridentate ligandsChem. Eur. J., 2007, 13, 2837-2846.

    Fang, Y.-Q.; Taylor, N. J.; Laverdière, F., Hanan, G. S.; Loiseau, F.; Nastasi, F.; Campagna, S.; Nierengarten, H.; Leize, E.; Van Dorsselaer, A. "Ruthenium(II) Complexes with Improved Photophysical Properties Based on Planar 4'-(2-Pyrimidinyl)-2,2':6',2''-Terpyridine Ligands", Inorg. Chem., 2007, 48, 2854-2863.

    Medlycott, E. A.; Udachin, K. A.; Hanan, G. S. ‘Non-covalent polymerisation in the solid-state: halogen-halogen vs methyl-methyl interactions in the complexes of 2,4-di(2-pyridyl)-1,3,5-triazine ligands Dalton Transactions 2007, 430-438.

    Wang, J.; Fang, Y.-Q.; Bourget-Merle, L.; Polson, M. I. J.; Hanan, G. S.; Juris, A.; Loiseau, F.; Campagna, S. ‘The Multi-chromophore Approach: Prolonged Room Temperature Luminescence Lifetimes in Ru(II) Complexes Based on Tridentate Polypyridyl Ligands’ Chem. Eur. J., 2006, 12, 8539-8548.

    Polson, M. I. J.; Loiseau, F.; Campagna, S. ; Hanan, G. S  ‘Bridging ligand planarization as a route to long-lived, near infrared emitting dinuclear ruthenium(II) complexes’ Chem. Commun., 2006, 1301-1303.

    Medlycott, E. A.; Hanan, G. S. ‘Synthesis and properties of mono- and oligo-nuclear Ru (II) complexes of tridentate ligands: the quest for long-lived room temperature excited states’ Coord. Chem. Rev., 2006, 250, 1763-1782.

    Medlycott, E. A.; Hanan, G. S.  ‘Designing Tridentate Ligands for Ruthenium (II) Complexes with Enhanced Room Temperature Luminescence Lifetimes’ Chem. Soc. Rev, 2005, 34, 133-142.

    M. W. Cooke, G. S. Hanan, F. Loiseau, S. Campagna, M. Watanabe, Y. Tanaka The Structural and Functional Roles of Rhodium(II) -Rhodium(II) Dimers in Multinuclear Ruthenium(II) Complexes Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2005 44, 4881-4884.  

    Wang, J.; Hanan, G. S.; Loiseau, F.; Campagna, S. ‘Synthesis and Properties of the Elusive Ru(II) Complexes of 4'-Cyano-2,2':6'',2''-terpyridine’ Inorg. Chem., 2005, 44, 5-7.

    Jianhua Wang, Garry S. Hanan, Frédérique Loiseau and Sebastiano Campagna ‘Prolonged luminescence lifetimes in Ru(II) complexes via the multichromophore approach: Can the excited-state storage element be on a ligand not involved in the MLCT emitting state?’ Chem. Commun., 2004, 2068-2069.

    Baer, A. J.; Koivisto, B. D.; Côté, A. P.; Taylor, N. J.; Hanan, G. S.; Nierengarten, H.; Van Dorsselaer, A."Dynamic Behavior in Diplatinum Metallomacrocycles", Inorg. Chem., 2002, 41, 4987-4989.

    Polson, M. I. J.; Taylor, N. J.; Hanan, G. S. "Facile Syntheses of Tridentate Ligands for Room Temperature Luminescence in Ruthenium Complexes", Chem. Commun., 2002, 1356-1357.

    Fang, Y.-Q.; Taylor, N. J.; Hanan, G. S.; Loiseau, F.; Passalacqua, R.; Campagna, S.; Nierengarten, H.; Van Dorsselaer, A. "A Strategy for Improving the Room Temperature Luminescence Properties of Ru(II) Complexes with Tridentate Ligands", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2002, 124, 7912-7913.

    b.   Other Publications

    1. Ph. D., Thesis: "Auto-assemblage de structures supramoléculaire polymétalliques" Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France June 1995.

    2. Diplome d'Etudes Approfondies, Thesis: "Inorganic Self-Assembly", Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France June 1991.

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