Muralee Murugesu


Affiliation: University of Ottawa
Country: Canada


  1. Frost J, Kobera L, Pialat A, Zhang Y, Southern S, Gabidullin B, et al. From discrete molecule, to polymer, to MOF: mapping the coordination chemistry of Cd(II) using (113)Cd solid-state NMR. Chem Commun (Camb). 2016;52:10680-3 pubmed publisher
  2. Lacelle T, Brunet G, Pialat A, Holmberg R, Lan Y, Gabidullin B, et al. Single-molecule magnet behaviour in a tetranuclear DyIII complex formed from a novel tetrazine-centered hydrazone Schiff base ligand. Dalton Trans. 2017;46:2471-2478 pubmed publisher
    ..06 × 10-7 s). ..
  3. Lemes M, Brunet G, Pialat A, Ungur L, Korobkov I, Murugesu M. Strong ferromagnetic exchange coupling in a {Ni} cluster mediated through an air-stable tetrazine-based radical anion. Chem Commun (Camb). 2017;53:8660-8663 pubmed publisher
    ..5(H2O) compound reveal strong ferromagnetic NiII-BpymTzË™- interactions with a coupling constant of J = 98.84 cm-1. ..
  4. Harriman K, Le Roy J, Ungur L, Holmberg R, Korobkov I, Murugesu M. Cycloheptatrienyl trianion: an elusive bridge in the search of exchange coupled dinuclear organolanthanide single-molecule magnets. Chem Sci. 2017;8:231-240 pubmed publisher
  5. Richardson P, Hsu T, Kuo C, Holmberg R, Gabidullin B, Rouzières M, et al. [Ln16] complexes (Ln = GdIII, DyIII): molecular analogues of natural minerals such as hydrotalcite. Dalton Trans. 2018;47:12847-12851 pubmed publisher
    ..Magnetic susceptibility measurements reveal weak intramolecular interactions between the magnetic centres, and in the case of compound 2 (DyIII), single-molecule magnet properties are observed. ..
  6. Frost J, Harriman K, Murugesu M. The rise of 3-d single-ion magnets in molecular magnetism: towards materials from molecules?. Chem Sci. 2016;7:2470-2491 pubmed publisher
  7. Holmberg R, Polovkova M, Martynov A, Gorbunova Y, Murugesu M. Impact of the coordination environment on the magnetic properties of single-molecule magnets based on homo- and hetero-dinuclear terbium(iii) heteroleptic tris(crownphthalocyaninate). Dalton Trans. 2016;45:9320-7 pubmed publisher
    ..9(0) K, while the heteronuclear Tb(III)/Y(III) complexes displayed single-ion field-induced slow relaxation of the magnetization; yielding energetic barriers of Ueff = 129.8(0) K for , and 169.1(8) K for . ..
  8. Brunet G, Sebastiao E, Witkowski T, Korobkov I, Gabidullin B, Murugesu M. A nitrogen-rich ligand as a scaffold for slow magnetic relaxation in dysprosium-based 0D and 1D architectures. Dalton Trans. 2018;47:11782-11787 pubmed publisher
  9. Habib F, Korobkov I, Murugesu M. Exposing the intermolecular nature of the second relaxation pathway in a mononuclear cobalt(II) single-molecule magnet with positive anisotropy. Dalton Trans. 2015;44:6368-73 pubmed publisher
    ..The disappearance of the second relaxation process at low frequency can be followed using magnetically diluted samples at 25%, 10% and 5% Co(ii) concentrations. ..

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  1. Safin D, Pialat A, Leitch A, Tumanov N, Korobkov I, Filinchuk Y, et al. Anion-induced Ag(I) self-assemblies with electron deficient aromatic ligands: anion-Ï€-system interactions as a driving force for templated coordination networks. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015;51:9547-50 pubmed publisher
    ..The formation of these supramolecular assemblies was templated through anion-Ï€-system interactions. ..
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    Jiang Y, Brunet G, Holmberg R, Habib F, Korobkov I, Murugesu M. Terminal solvent effects on the anisotropy barriers of Dy2 systems. Dalton Trans. 2016;45:16709-16715 pubmed
    ..Notably, the exchange of DMF for i-PrOH, both of which coordinate through a single oxygen atom, results in a near 2-fold increase in Ueff, from 58 to 98 K, for 1 and 2, respectively. ..
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    Holmberg R, Kuo C, Gabidullin B, Wang C, Clérac R, Murugesu M, et al. A propeller-shaped ?4-carbonate hexanuclear dysprosium complex with a high energetic barrier to magnetisation relaxation. Dalton Trans. 2016;45:16769-16773 pubmed
  4. Holmberg R, Burns T, Greer S, Kobera L, Stoian S, Korobkov I, et al. Intercalation of Coordinatively Unsaturated Fe(III) Ion within Interpenetrated Metal-Organic Framework MOF-5. Chemistry. 2016;22:7711-5 pubmed publisher
    ..This new MOF structure displays the potential for metal-site addition as a framework connector, thus creating further opportunity for the innovative development of new MOF materials. ..
  5. Fortier S, Veleta J, Pialat A, Le Roy J, Ghiassi K, Olmstead M, et al. [U(bipy)4 ]: A Mistaken Case of U0 ?. Chemistry. 2016;22:1931-1936 pubmed publisher
  6. Holmberg R, Ho L, Ungur L, Korobkov I, Chibotaru L, Murugesu M. Observation of unusual slow-relaxation of the magnetisation in a Gd-EDTA chelate. Dalton Trans. 2015;44:20321-5 pubmed publisher
    ..This surprising magnetic behaviour for Gd(III) is investigated using SQUID magnetometry and rationalized through theoretical calculations. ..
  7. Safin D, Frost J, Murugesu M. The renaissance of 2,4,6-tris(2-pyrimidyl)-1,3,5-triazine (TPymT) coordination chemistry. Dalton Trans. 2015;44:20287-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Herein, we describe an overview of this body of work as it stands, and discuss its potential impact in a variety of areas including porous materials, catalysis and crystal engineering. ..
  8. Brunet G, Safin D, Robeyns K, Facey G, Korobkov I, Filinchuk Y, et al. Confinement effects of a crystalline sponge on ferrocene and ferrocene carboxaldehyde. Chem Commun (Camb). 2017;53:5645-5648 pubmed publisher
    ..The confinement effects of a crystalline sponge host are investigated where, notably, we observe an enhanced rotation of the ligand ring once encapsulated by the nanoporous framework, as evidenced by SSNMR experiments. ..