212 Site-specific electronic structure of covalently linked bimetallic dyads from nitrogen K-edge x-ray absorption spectroscopy
E. S. Ryland, X. Liu, G. Kumar, S. L. Raj, Z.-L. Xie, A. K. Mengele, S. S. Fauth, K. Siewerth, B. Dietzek-Ivanšić, S. Rau, K. L. Mulfort, X. Li, A. A. Cordones, J. Chem. Phys. 2024, 160, 084307
DOI: org/10.1063/5.0192809
211 An Algebraic Blueprint for Predicting Turnover Numbers and Endpoints in Photocatalysis
S. Klingler, M. Hlavatsch, B. Bagemihl, A. K. Mengele, A.-L. Gaus, M. von Delius, S. Rau, B. Mizaikoff, ChemPhysChem 2024, 25, e202300767
 DOI: org/10.1002/cphc.202300767
210 Poly(dehydroalanine)-Based Hydrogels as Efficient SoftMatter Matrices for Light-Driven Catalysis
T. Ceper, M. Langer, N. Vashistha, B. Dietzek-Ivanšić, C. Streb, S.  Rau, F. H. Schacher, Macromol. Rapid. Commun. 2024, 2300448
 DOI: org/10.1002/marc.202300448


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209 Prediction of strong solvatochromism in a molecular photocatalyst
M. H. Putra, B. Bagemihl, S. Rau, A. Groß, Chem. Eur. J. 2023, 30, e202302643
DOI: org/10.1002/chem.202302643
208 A quantum physics layer of epigenetics: a hypothesis deduced from charge transfer and chirality-induced spin selectivity of DNA
R. Siebert, O. Ammerpohl, M. Rossini, D. Herb, S. Rau, M. B. Plenio, F. Jelezko, J. Ankerhold,  Clin. Epigenetics 2023, 15, 145
DOI: org/10.1186/s13148-023-01560-3
207 Rationalizing In Situ Active Repair in Hydrogen Evolution Photocatalysis via Non-Invasive Raman Spectroscopy
S. Klingler, B. Bagemihl, A. K. Mengele, S. Kaufhold, P. Myllyperkiö, J. Ahokas, M. Pettersson, S. Rau, B. Mizaikoff, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2023, e202306287
DOI: org/10.1002/anie.202306287
206 Multiple Triplet Metal-Centered Jahn-Teller Isomers Determine Temperature-Dependent Luminescence Lifetimes in [Ru(bpy)3]2+ 
D. Hernández-Castillo, R. Nau, M.-A. Schmid, S. Tschierlei, S. Rau, L. González, ANgew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2023, 62, e202308803
DOI: org/10.1002/anie.202308803
205 Bridging Platinum and Palladium to Bipyridine-Annulated Perylene for Light-Driven Hydrogen Evolution
D. Costabel, R. De, F. Jacobi, J. Eichhorn, K. Hotzel, A. Nabiyan, C. Neumann, A. Turchanin, S. Kupfer, F. H. Schacher, S. Rau, B. Dietzek-Ivanšić, K. Peneva, ACS Catal., 2023, 13, 7159-7169
DOI: org/10.1021/acscatal.3c01201
204 Block copolymer micelles as efficient colloidal photosensitizers in the light-driven hydrogen evolution reaction
J. Eichhorn, P. Hofmann, B. Bagemihl, C. Streb, S. Rau, F. H. Schacher, J. Mater. Chem. A., 2023, 11, 11334-11340
DOI: org/10.1039/d3ta01038d
203 Gatekeeping Effect of Ancillary Ligand on Electron Transfer in Click Chemistry-Linked Tris-Heteroleptic Ruthenium(II) Donor–Photosensitizer–Acceptor Triads
B. Bagemihl, A. Pannwitz, S. Rau, Sol. RRL, 2023, 2201135
DOI: org/10.1002/solr.202201135
202 Stability of Catalytic Centres in Light-driven Hydrogen Evolution by Oligonuclear Photocatalysts
M. Lämmle, A. K. Mengele, G. E. Shillito, S. Kupfer, S. Rau, Chem. Eur.
J., 2023, 29, e2022027
DOI: org/10.1002/chem.202202722

Red Light Absorption of [ReI(CO)3(α-diimine)Cl] Complexes through Extension of the 4,4′-Bipyrimidine Ligand’s π-System
N. Meitinger, S. Mandal, D. Sorsche, A. Pannwitz, S. Rau, Molecules,
2023, 28, 1905
DOI: org/10.3390/molecules28041905

200 Learning from Nature’s Example: Repair Strategies in Light-Driven Catalysis
A. K. Mengele, S. Rau, JACS Au, 2023, 3, 36-46
DOI: org/10.1021/jacsau.2c00507
199 Plugging the 3MC Sink in RuII-Based Photocatalysts
G. E. Shillito, S. Rau, S. Kupfer, ChemCatChem, 2023, 15, e202201489
DOI: org/10.1002/cctc.202201489

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198 Supramolecular Aggregation Control in Polyoxometalates Covalently
Functionalized with Oligoaromatic Groups

S. Knoll, M. Hänle, A. K. Mengele, D. Sorsche, S. Rau, C. Streb, Chem.
Eur. J., 2022, 29, e202203469
DOI: org/10.1002/chem.202203469
197 A Carbon Nanodot Based Near-Infrared Photosensitizer with a Protein-Ruthenium Shell for Low Power Photodynamic Applications
N. Naskar, W. Liu, H. Qi, A. Stumper, S. Fischer, T. Diemant, R. J. Behm, U. Kaiser, S. Rau, T. Weil, S.Chakrabortty, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2022, 14, 48327-48340
DOI: org/10.1021/acsami.2c08585
196 Efficient Access of Phenyl-Spaced 5,5′-Bridged Dinuclear Ruthenium Metal
Complexes and the Effect of Dynamic Ligand Exchange on Catalysis

M. Lämmle, S. Volk, M. Klinkerman, M. Müßler, A. K. Mengele, S. Rau,
Photochem, 2022, 2, 831-848
DOI: org/10.3390/photochem2040053
195 Insights into the different mechanistic stages of light-induced hydrogen evolution of a 5,5’-bisphenanthroline linked RuPt complex
M. Lämmle, T. D. Pilz, R. J. Kutta, M. Müßler, A. K. Mengele, H. Görls, F. W. Heinemann, S. Rau, Dalton. Trans., 2022, 51, 15282-15291
DOI: org/10.1039/D2DT01727J
194 A Triad Photoanode for Visible Light-Driven Water Oxidation via Immobilization of Molecular Polyoxometalate on Polymeric Carbon Nitride
R. Gong, D. Mitoraj, D. Gao, M. Mundszinger, D. Sorsche, U. Kaiser, C. Streb, R. Beranek, S. Rau, Adv. Sustainable Syst., 2022, 6, 2100473
DOI: org/10.1002/adsu.202100473
193 Photocatalytic Reduction of Nicotinamide Co-factor by Perylene Sensitized RhIII Complexes
J. Brückmann, C. Müller, I. Friedländer, A. K. Mengele, K. Peneva, B. Dietzek-Ivanšić, S. Rau, Chem. Eur. J., 2022, e202201931
DOI: org/10.1002/chem.202201931
192 Pyrimidoquinazolinophenanthroline Opens Next Chapter in Design of
Bridging Ligands for Artificial Photosynthesis

J. Brückmann, C. Müller, T. Maisuradze, A. K. Mengele, D. Nauroozi, S.
Fauth, A. Gruber, S. Gräfe, K. Leopold, S. Kupfer, B. Dietzek-Ivanšić,
S. Rau, Chem. Eur. J., 2022, e202200766
DOI: org/10.1002/chem.202200766
191 Evaluation of 1H-NMR Spectroscopy-Based Quantification Methods of the
Supramolecular Aggregation of a Molecular Photosensitizer

C. Pehlken, M. G. Pfeffer, K. Reich, S. Rau, Photochem. Photobiol., 2022,
DOI: org/10.1111/php.13669
190 Comparative Evaluation of Light-Driven Catalysis: A Framework for
Standardized Reporting of Data

D. Ziegenbalg, A. Pannwitz, S. Rau, B. Dietzek-Ivanšić, C. Streb, Angew.
Chem. Int. Ed., 2022, e202114106
DOI: org/10.1002/anie.202114106
189 Not that innocent – ammonium ions boost homogeneous light-driven
hydrogen evolution

M. Heiland, R. De, S. Rau, B. Dietzek-Ivanšić, C. Streb, Chem. Commun.,
2022, 58, 4603-4606
DOI: org/10.1039/D2CC00339B

Link to glow - iEDDA conjugation of a Ruthenium(II) tetrazine complex
leading to dihydropyrazine and pyrazine complexes with improved 1O2
formation ability

C. Müller, P. Wintergerst, S. S. Nair, N. Meitinger, S. Rau, B. Dietzek-Ivanšić, J. Photochem. Photobiol., 2022, 11, 100130
DOI: org/10.1016/j.jpap.2022.100130

187 Outpacing conventional nicotinamide hydrogenation catalysis by a strongly communicating heterodinuclear photocatalyst
L. Zedler, P. Wintergerst, A. K. Mengele, C. Müller, C. Li, B. Dietzek-Ivanšić, S. Rau, Nat. Commun., 2022, 13, 2538
DOI: org/10.1038/s41467-022-30147-4
186 Boosting efficiency in light-driven water splitting by dynamic irradiation through synchronizing reaction and transport processes
M. Sender, F. L. Huber, M. C. G. Moersch, D. Kowalczyk, J. Hniopek, S. Klingler, M. Schmitt, S. Kaufhold, K. Siewerth, J. Popp, B. Mizaikoff, D. Ziegenbalg, S. Rau, ChemSusChem, 2022, e202200708
DOI: org/10.1002/cssc.202200708
185 Influence of the linker chemistry on the photoinduced charge-transfer dynamics of heterodinuclear photocatalysts
L. Zedler, C. Müller, P. Wintergerst, A. K. Mengele, S. Rau, B. Dietzek-Ivanšić, Chem. Eur. J., 2022,  e202200490
DOI: org/10.1002/chem.202200490
184 Monosubstitution of 1H-imidazo[4,5-f][1,10]phenanthroline Ligands yields Maximum Luminescence Quantum Yield in Ruthenium Polypyridyl Complexes
M. Lämmle, B. Bagemihl, D. Nauroozi, L. Petermann, A. Pannwitz, S. Rau, ChemPhotoChem, 2022, e202200053
DOI: org/10.1002/cptc.202200053
183 Active repair of a dinuclear photocatalyst for visible-light-driven hydrogen production
M. G. Pfeffer, C. Müller, E. T. E. Kastl, A. K. Mengele, B. Bagemihl, S. S. Fauth, J. Habermehl, L. Petermann, M. Wächtler, M. Schulz, D. Chartrand, F. Laverdière, P. Seeber, S. Kupfer, S. Gräfe, G. S. Hanan, J. G. Vos, B. Dietzek-Ivanšić, S. Rau, Nat. Chem., 2022, 14, 500-506
DOI: org/10.1038/s41557-021-00860-6

A photosensitizer–polyoxometalate dyad that enables the decoupling of light and dark reactions for delayed on-demand solar hydrogen production
S. Amthor, S. Knoll, M. Heiland, L. Zedler, Ch. Li, D. Nauroozi, W. Tobaschus, A. K. Mengele, M. Anjass, U. S. Schubert, B. Dietzek-Ivanšić, S. Rau, C. Streb, Nat.  Chem., 2022, 14, 321-327
DOI: org/10.1038/s41557-021-00850-8

181 Transforming Escherichia coli Proteomembranes into Artificial Chloroplasts Using Molecular Photocatalysis
A. K. Mengele, D. Weixler, S. Amthor, B. J. Eikmanns, G. M. Seibold, S. Rau, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2022, 61, e202114842
DOI: org/10.1002/anie.202114842
180 Merging of a perylene moiety enables a Ru(II) photosensitizer with
long-lived excited states and the efficient production of singlet oxygen

M.-A. Schmid, J. Brückmann, J. Bösking, D. Nauroozi, M. Karnahl, S. Rau,
S. Tschierlei, Chem. Eur. J., 2022, 28, e202103609
DOI: 10.1002/chem.202103609

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Rhodium-Complex-Functionalized and Polydopamine-Coated CdSe@CdS Nanorods for Photocatalytic NAD+ Reduction
M. Boecker, M. Micheel, A. K. Mengele, C. Neumann, T. Herberger, T. Marchesi D’Alvise, B. Liu, A. Undisz, S. Rau, A. Turchanin, C. V. Synatschke, M. Wächtler, T. Weil, ACS Appl. Nano Mater., 2021, 4, 12913-12919
DOI: org/10.1021/acsanm.1c02994


The electron that breaks the catalyst's back - excited state dynamics in intermediates of molecular photocatalysts
C. Müller, I. Friedländer, B. Bagemihl, S. Rau, B. Dietzek, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2021, 23, 27397-27403
DOI: org/10.1039/D1CP04498B


Multifunctional Polyoxometalate Platforms for Supramolecular Light-driven Hydrogen Evolution
S. Maloul, M. van den Borg, C. Müller, L. Zedler, A. K. Mengele, D. Gaissmaier, T. Jacob, S. Rau, B. Dietzek, C. Streb, Chem. Eur. J., 2021, 27, 16846-16852
DOI: org/10.1002/chem.202103817


Cobaloxime complex salts: synthesis, patterning on carbon nanomembranes and heterogeneous hydrogen evolution studies
E. Oswald, A.-L. Gaus, J. Kund, M. Küllmer, J. Romer, S. Weizenegger, T. Ullrich, A. K. Mengele, L. Petermann, R. Leiter, P. R. Unwin, U. Kaiser, S. Rau, A. Kahnt, A. Turchanin, M. von Delius, C. Kranz, Chem. Eur. J., 2021, 27, 16896-16903
DOI: org/10.1002/chem.202102778

175 Strong ligand stabilization based on π-extension in a series of Ruthenium terpyridine water oxidation catalysts
S. Amthor, D. Hernández-Castillo, B. Maryasin, P. Seeber, A. K. Mengele, S. Gräfe, L. González, S. Rau. Chem. Eur. J., 2021, 27, 16871-16878
DOI: org/10.1002/chem.202102905

A phosphonate substituent in a 1,10-phenanthroline ligand boosts light-driven catalytic water oxidation performance sensitized by Ruthenium chromophores
S. Amthor, P. Keil, D. Nauroozi, D. Perleth, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2021, 4790-4798
DOI: org/10.1002/ejic.202100656


Self-Activation of a Polyoxometalate-Derived Composite Electrocatalyst for the Oxygen Evolution Reaction
R. Gong, D. Gao, R. Liu, D. Sorsche, J. Biskupek, U. Kaiser, S. Rau, C. Streb, ACS Appl. Energy. Mater., 2021, 4, 12671-12676
DOI: org/10.1021/acsaem.1c02399


A Molecular Photosensitizer in a Porous Block Copolymer: Matrix-Implications for the Design of Photocatalytically Active Membranes
A. Chettri, J.-H. Kruse, K. K. Jha, L. Dröge, I. Romanenko, C. Neumann, S. Kupfer, A. Turchanin, S. Rau, F. H. Schacher, B. Dietzek, Chem. Eur. J., 2021, 27, 17049-17058
DOI: org/10.1002/chem.202102377


Switching the Mechanism of NADH Photooxidation by Supramolecular Interactions
A. K. Mengele, D. Weixler, A. Chettri, M. Maurer, F. L. Huber, G. M. Seibold, B. Dietzek, B. J. Eikmanns, S. Rau, Chem. Eur. J., 2021, 27, 16840-16845
DOI: org/10.1002/chem.202103029


Prolonged Luminescence Lifetime of a Dual Emissive Ruthenium Dipyridophenazine-Type Complex in Aprotic and Protic Solvent
D. Isakov, M.-A. Schmid, D. Nauroozi, S. Rau, S. Tschierlei, Inorg. Chem., 2021, 60, 14002-14010
DOI: org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c01214


Anatase-Wrapped Rutile Nanorods as an Effective Electron Collector in Hybrid Photoanodes for Visible Light-Driven Oxygen Evolution
R. Gong, D. Mitoraj. M.  Mundszinger, A. K. Mengele, I. Krivtsov, J. Biskupek, U. Kaiser, R. Beranek, S. Rau, Front. Chem., 2021, 9, 709903
DOI: org/10.3389/fchem.2021.709903

168 A Ruthenium(II) Water Oxidation Catalyst Containing a pH-Responsive Ligand Framework
F. L. Huber, A. M. Wernbacher, D. Perleth, D. Nauroozi, L. González, S. Rau, Inorg. Chem., 2021, 60, 13299-13308
DOI: org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c01646

Red-light sensitized hole-conducting polymer for energy conversion
B. Seidler, R. A. Wahyuono, P. Wintergerst, J. Ahner, M. D. Hager, S. Rau, U. S. Schubert, B. Dietzek, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2021, 23, 18026-18034
DOI: org/ 10.1039/d1cp03114g


Influence of the Protonation State on the Excited-State Dynamics of Ruthenium(II) Complexes with Imidazole π‑Extended Dipyridophenazine Ligands
C. Müller, D. Isakov, S. Rau, B. Dietzek, J. Phys. Chem. A, 2021, 125, 5911-5921
DOI: org/10.1021/acs.jpca.1c03856


Localizing the initial excitation – A case study on NiO photocathodes using Ruthenium dipyridophenazine complexes as sensitizers
R. A. Wahyuono, M. Braumüller, S. Bold, S. Amthor, D. Nauroozi, J. Plentz, M. Wächtler, S. Rau, B, Dietzek, Spectrochim. Acta A Mol. Biomol. Spectrosc., 2021, 252, 119507
DOI: org/10.1016/j.saa.2021.119507


Pyrimidine-Substituted Hexaarylbenzenes as Versatile Building Blocks for N–Doped Organic Materials
N. Meitinger, A. K. Mengele, D. Nauroozi, S. Rau, Org. Mater., 2021, 3, 295-302
DOI: org/10.1055/a-1482-6190


Photocathodes beyond NiO: charge transfer dynamics in a π‑conjugated polymer functionalized with Ru photosensitizers
R. A. Wahyuono, B. Seidler, S. Bold, A. Dellith, J. Dellith, J. Ahner, P. Wintergerst, G. Lowe, M. D. Hager, M. Wächtler, C. Streb, U. S. Schubert, S. Rau, B. Dietzek, Sci. Rep., 2021, 11, 2787
DOI: org/10.1038/s41598-021-82395-x


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Sonochemical Hydrogen Production as a Potential Interference in Light-Driven Hydrogen Evolution Catalysis
I. Roger, S. Rau, C. Streb, ACS Omega, 2020, 5, 2150-2153
DOI: org/10.1021/acsomega.0c03110

161 Intracellular Photophysics of an Osmium Complex bearing an Oligothiophene Extended Ligand
K. R. A. Schneider, A. Chettri, H. D. Cole, K. Reglinski, J. Brückmann, J. A. Roque, A. Stumper, D. Nauroozi, S. Schmid, C. B. Lagerholm, S. Rau, P. Bäuerle, C. Eggeling, C. G. Cameron, S. A. McFarland, B. Dietzek, Chem. Eur. J., 2020, 26, 14844-14851
DOI: org/10.1002/chem.202002667

Tetraaryl Cyclopentadienones: Experimental and Theoretical Insights into Negative Solvatochromism and Electrochemistry
Nicolas Meitinger, Alexander K. Mengele, Kamil Witas, Stephan Kupfer, Sven Rau, Djawed Nauroozi, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2020, 6555
DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.202001091

159 Molecular Scylla and Charybdis: Maneuvering between pH Sensitivity and Excited-State Localization in Ruthenium Bi(benz)imidazole Complexes
A. K. Mengele, C. Müller, D. Nauroozi, S. Kupfer, B. Dietzek, S. Rau, Inorg. Chem., 2020, 59, 12097–12110
DOI: org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c01022
158 Electron storage capability and singlet oxygen productivity of a
Ru(II) photosensitizer containing a fused naphthaloylenebenzene
moiety at the 1,10-phenanthroline ligand

Y. Yang, J. Brückmann, W. Frey, S. Rau, M. Karnahl, S. Tschierlei, Chem. Eur. J., 2020, 26, 17027–17034
DOI: org/10.1002/chem.202001564

Heterojunction of CuO nanoclusters with TiO2 for photo-oxidation of organic compounds and for hydrogen production
M. Guadalupe Méndez-Medrano, E. Kowalska, B. Ohtani, D. Bahena Uribe, C. Colbeau-Justin, S. Rau, J. L. Rodriguez-López, H. Remita, J. Chem. Phys., 2020, 153(3), 034705
DOI: org/10.1063/5.0015277


Somatostatin receptor mediated targeting of acute myeloid leukemia by photodynamic metal complexes for light induced apoptosis
N. M. Vegi, S. Chakrabortty, M. M. Zegota, S. L. Kuan, A. Stumper, V. P. S. Rawat, S. Sieste, C. Buske, S. Rau, T. Weil, M. Feuring-Buske, Scientific Reports, 2020, 10(1), 371
DOI: org/10.1038/s41598-019-57172-6

155 The Metallic Traveler: Formate- and Photoinduced Regioselective Phenanthroline Deuterations via Reductively Activated RhCp* Centers
A. K. Mengele, S. Rau, Organometallics, 2020, 39(14), 2739-2748
DOI: org/10.1021/acs.organomet.0c00341

Minimizing Side Product Formation in Alkyne Functionalization of Ruthenium Complexes by Introduction of Protecting Groups
P. Wintergerst, K. Witas, D. Nauroozi, M. A. Schmid, E. Dikmen, S. Tschierlei, S. Rau, Zeitschrift für Anorg. und Allg. Chemie, 2020, 646, 842–848
DOI: 10.1002/zaac.202000042


Structure of Diethyl-Phosphonic Acid Anchoring Group Affects the Charge-Separated State on an Iridium(III) Complex Functionalized NiO Surface
R. A. Wahyuono, S. Amthor, C. Müller, S. Rau, B. Dietzek, ChemPhotoChem, 2020, 4, 1-13
DOI: 10.1002/cptc.202000038

152 Tailored protective groups for surface immobilization of ruthenium dyes 
S. Amthor, H. Braun, J. Gröne, D. Nauroozi, T. Jacob and S. Rau, Dalton Trans., 2019, 49, 3735-3742
DOI: 10.1039/c9dt03591e

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Synthesis and hydrogen evolving catalysis of a panchromatic photochemical molecular device
J. Habermehl, D. Nauroozi, M. Martynow, Y. E. Vilk, R. Beranek, J. Guthmuller and S. Rau, Sustainable Energy Fuels, 2019, 4, 619-624
DOI: 10.1039/C9SE00304E

150 Two Emissive Long-Lived Excited States of an Imidazole-Functionalized Ruthenium Dipyridophenazine Complex
D. Isakov, R. Giereth, D. Nauroozi, S. Tschierlei, S. Rau, Inorg. Chem. 2019, 58, 12646-12653
149 Unraveling the Light-Activated Reaction Mechanism in a Catalytically Competent Key Intermediate of a Multifunctional  Molecular Catalyst for  Artificial Photosynthesis
L. Zedler, A. K. Mengele, K. M. Ziems, Y. Zhang, M. Wächtler, S. Gräfe, T. Pascher, S. Rau, S. Kupfer, B. Dietzek, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 13140-13148

Stille Expands the Family: Access to 5,6-Bis-2-thienyl-Substituted Phenanthroline Under Mild Conditions for Luminescent Ruthenium Complexes
J. Brückmann, A. A. Heidecker, D. Popovic, A. K. Mengele, D. Nauroozi, P. Bäuerle, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2019, 1832–1838


Impact of Alkyne Functionalization on Photophysical and Electrochemical Properties of 1,10‐Phenanthrolines and Their RuII Complexes
P. Wintergerst, A. K. Mengele, D. Nauroozi, S. Tschierlei, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2019, 1988–1992

146 Homogeneous visible light-driven hydrogen evolution by the molecular molybdenum sulfide model [Mo2S12]2−
A. Rajagopal, F. Venter, T. Jacob, L. Petermann, S. Rau, S. Tschierlei, C. Streb, Sustainable Energy Fuels, 2019, 3, 92-95
DOI: 10.1039/C8SE00346G

Excited state properties of a series of molecularphotocatalysts investigated by time dependent density functional theory
M. Martynow, S. Kupfer, S. Rau, J. Guthmuller, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2019, 21, 9052-9060
DOI: 10.1039/C9CP00335E


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144 Photocatalytic Generation of Hydrogen Using Dinuclear π-Extended Porphyrin-Platinum Compounds
P. Lang, J. Habermehl, S. I. Troyanov, S. Rau, M. Schwalbe, Chem. Eur. J., 2018, 24(13), 3225-3233
143 Multi-phase real-time monitoring of oxygen evolution enables in operando water oxidation catalysis studies
F. L. Huber, S. Amthor, B. Schwarz, B. Mizaikoff, C. Streb, S. Rau, Sustain. Energy Fuels, 2018, 2, 1974-1978
DOI: 10.1039/c8se00328a
142 One Scaffold, Many Possibilities: CuAAC, SPAAC and Maleimide-Thiol Coupling of Ruthenium(II) Polypyridyl Complexes
A. Stumper, M. Lämmle, A. K. Mengele, D. Sorsche, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2018, 586-596
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201701126


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141 Rational in situ tuning of a supramolecular photocatalyst for hydrogen evolution
S. Kaufhold, D. Imanbaew, C. Riehn, S. Rau, Sustainable Energy Fuels, 2017, 1, 2066-2070
DOI: 10.1039/C7SE00401J
140 Experimental and Theoretical Investigation into the Light-Driven Hydrogen Evolution by Polyoxometalate-Photosensitizer Dyads
S. Schönweiz, M. Heiland, M. Anjass, T. Jacob, S. Rau, C. Streb, Chem. Eur. J., 2017, 23, 15370-15376
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201702116
139 Structural and reactivity insights into covalently linked Cu(I) complex-Anderson polyoxometalates
S. Schönweiz, D. Sorsche, B. Schwarz, S. Rau, C. Streb, Dalton Trans., 2017, 46(30), 9760-9764
DOI: 10.1039/C7DT02316B
138 Coupling Molecular Photocatalysis to Enzymatic Conversion
A. K. Mengele, G. M. Seibold, B. J. Eikmanns, S. Rau, ChemCatChem, 2017, 9, 4369-4376
DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201701232

Efficient Access  to 5- and 5,6-Dibromophenanthroline Ligands
A. Stumper, T. D. Pilz, M. Schaub, H. Görls, D. Sorsche, K. Peuntinger, D. Guldi, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2017, 3799-3810
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201700548

136 Synthesis and characterization of a ruthenium(II) complex for the development of supramolecular photocatalysts containing multidentate coordination spheres
F. L. Huber, D. Nauroozi, A. K. Mengele, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2017, 4020-4027
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201700565
135 Product Selectivity in Homogeneous Artificial Photosynthesis Using [(bpy)Rh(Cp*)X]n+-Based Catalysts
A. Mengele, S. Rau, Inorganics, 2017, 5(2), 35
DOI: 10.3390/inorganics5020035
134 Optical sensing of anions via supramolecular recognition with biimidazole complexes

S. A. Rommel, D. Sorsche, M. Fleischmann, S. Rau, Chem. Eur. J., 2017, 23, 18101-18119
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201605782


Pump-Probe Fragmentation Action Spectroscopy: A Powerful Tool to Unravel Light-Induced Processes in Molecular Photocatalysts
D. Imanbaew, J. Lang, M. F. Gelin, S. Kaufhold, M. G. Pfeffer, S. Rau, C. Riehn, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017,  56(20), 5471-5474
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201612302

132 "Trojan horse" effect in photocatalysis-how anionic silver impurities influence apparent catalytic activity
S. Kaufhold, L. Petermann, D. Sorsche, S. Rau, Chem. Eur. J., 2017, 23(10), 2271-2274
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201605391
131 Mitochondria Targeted Protein-Ruthenium Photosensitizer for Efficient Photodynamic Applications
S. Chakrabortty, B. K. Agrawalla, A. Stumper, N. M. Vegi, S. Fischer, C. Reichardt, M. Koegler, B. Dietzek, M. Feuring-Buske, C. Buske, S. Rau, T. Weil, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139(6), 2512-2519
DOI: 10.1021/jacs6b13399


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130 Surface Modification of TiO2 with Au Nanoclusters for Efficient Water Treatment and Hydrogen Generation Under Visible Light
M. G. Mendez Medrano, E. K. Kowalska, A. Lehoux, A. Herissan, B. Ohtani, S. Rau, C. Colbeau-Justin, J. L. L. Rodriguez Lopez, H. Remita, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, 120(43), 25010-25022
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b06854
129 CLICK 'n' Sleep: Light-Switch Behavior of Triazole-Containing Tris(bipyridyl)ruthenium Complexes
M. Braumüller, M. Staniszewska, J. Guthmuller, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2016, 2016(31), 4958-4963
128 "CLICKable" azide-functionalized phosphonates for the surface-modification of molecular and solid-state metal oxides
S. Schönweiz, S. Knoll, M. Braumüller, M. Anjass, S. Rau, C. Streb, Dalton Trans., 2016, 45, 16121-16124
DOI: 10.1039/C6DT03370A
127 ∏-Stacking attraction vs. electrostatic repulsion: competing supramolecular interactions in a tpphz-bridged Ru(II)/Au(III) complex
D. Sorsche, M. Schaub, F. W. Heinemann, J. Habermehl, S. Kuhri, D. Guldi, J. Guthmuller, S. Rau, Dalton Trans., 2016, 45(32), 12846-12853
DOI: 10.1039/C6DT01643J
126 Covalent Photosensitizer-Polyoxometalate-Catalyst Dyads for Visible-Light-Driven Hydrogen Evolution
S. Schönweiz, S. A. Rommel, J. Kübel, M. Micheel, B. Dietzek, S. Rau, C. Streb, Chem.-Eur. J., 2016, 22(34), 12002-12005
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201602850
125 Peripheral ligands as electron storage reservoirs and their role in enhancement of photocatalytic hydrogen generation
Q. Pan, L. Freitag, T. Kowacs, J. C. Falgenhauer, J. P. Korterik, D. Schlettwein, W. R. Browne, M. T. Pryce, S. Rau, L. Gonzalez, J. G. Vos, A. Huijser, Chem. Comm., 2016, 52(60), 9371-9374
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC05222C
124 Making Use of Obstacles: Alternative Synthetic Approaches towards Osmium(II)-Based Photochemical Molecular Devices
J. Habermehl, D. Sorsche, P. Murszat, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2016, 21, 3423-3428
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201600239
123 Oxygen-Dependent Photocatalytic Water Reduction with a Ruthenium(imidazolium) Chromophore and a Cobaloxime Catalyst
L. Petermann, R. Staehle, M. Pfeifer, C. Reichardt, D. Sorsche, M. Wächtler, J. Popp, B. Dietzek, S. Rau, Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22(24), 8240-8253
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122 Synthesis and characterization of ruthenium and rhenium dyes with phosphonate anchoring groups
M. Braumüller, M. Schulz, M. Staniszewska, D. Sorsche, M. Wunderlin, J. Popp, J. Guthmuller, B. Dietzek, S. Rau, Dalton Trans., 2016, 45(22), 9216-9228
DOI: 10.1039/C6DT01047D
121 Visible-light sensitized photocatalytic hydrogen generation using a dual emissive heterodinuclear cyclometalated iridium(III)/ruthenium(II) complex
S. A. Rommel, D. Sorsche, S. Schönweiz, J. Kübel, N. Rockstroh, B. Dietzek, C. Streb, S. Rau, J. Organomet. Chem., 2016, 821, 163-170.
120 Functional Dimming  of Pincer-Shaped Bibenzimidazole-Ruthenium(II) Complexes with Improved Anion-Sensitive Luminescence
D. Sorsche, S. A. Rommel, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2016, 10, 1503-1513
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201501472
119 Generation of a stable  supramolecular hydrogen evolving photocatalyst by alteration of the catalytic center
A. K. Mengele, S. Kaufhold, C. Streb, S. Rau, Dalton Trans., 2016, 45(15), 6612-6618
DOI: 10.1039/C6DT00130K
118 Subtle Changes to Peripheral Ligands Enable High Turnover Numbers for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation with Supramolecular Photocatalysts
T. Kowacs, L. O'Reilly, Q. Pan, A. Huijser, P. Lang, S. Rau, W. R. Browne, M. T. Pryce,
J. G. Vos, Inorg. Chem., 2016, 55(6), 2685-2690
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117 Detecting and Preventing the Formation of Photosensitizer-Catalyst Colloids in Homogeneous Light-Driven Water Oxidation
B. Kirchhoff, S. Rau, C. Streb, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2016, 9, 1425-1429
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201600065
116 CuAAC click reactions for the design of multifunctional luminescent ruthenium complexes
N. Zabarska, A. Stumper, S. Rau, Dalton Trans., 2016, 45(6), 2338-2351
DOI: 10.1039/C5DT04599A
115 Titania modification with a ruthenium(II)complex and gold nanoparticles for photocatalytic degradation of organic compounds
S. Zheng, Z. Wei, K. Yoshiiri, M. Braumüller, B. Ohtani, S. Rau, E. Kowalska, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2016, 15(1), 69-79
DOI: 10.1039/C5PP00345H
114 Interaction of an iridium(III)-bibenzimidazole complex with anions - implications for luminescent sensing
S. A. Rommel, D. Sorsche, A. Dixit, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2016, 1, 40-48
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113 A supramolecular H-bond driven light switch sensor for small anions
S. A. Rommel, D. Sorsche, S. Rau, Dalton Trans., 2016, 45(1), 74-77
DOI: 10.1039/C5DT04152J


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112 A new method for the utilization of compounds of the type [Ru(bpy)2(CO)Cl]+ as a starting material for the synthesis of [Ru(N6)]2+ type compounds
N. Zabarska, J. G. Vos, S. Rau, Polyhedron, 2015, 102, 173-175
DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2015.09.045
111 Towards Ruthenium-Based Building Blocks for CuAAC Click Reactions: Challenges in Generating Ruthenium(II) Polypyridine Alkynes
N. Zabarska, D. Sorsche, F. W. Heinemann, S. Glump, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2015, 29, 4869-4877
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201500630
110 Hybrid photocatalysts composed of titania modified with plasmonic nanoparticles and ruthenium complexes for decomposition of organic compounds
E. Kowalska, K. Yoshiiri, Z. Wei, S. Zheng, E. Kastl, H. Remita, B. Ohtani, S. Rau, Appl. Catal. B-Environ., 2015, 178, 133-143
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109 In situ spectroelectrochemical and theoretical study on the oxidation of a 4H-imidazole-ruthenium dye adsorbed on nanocrystalline TiO2 thin film electrodes
Y. Zhang, S. Kupfer, L. Zedler, J. Schindler, T. Bocklitz, J. Guthmuller, S. Rau, B. Dietzek, PhysChemChemPhys, 2015, 17(44), 29637-46
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108 Supramolecular bimetallic assemblies for photocatalytic hydrogen generation from water
T. Kowacs, Q. Pan, P. Lang, L. O'Reilly, S. Rau, W. R. Browne, M. T. Pryce, A. Huijser, J. G. Vos, Faraday Discuss., 2015, 185, 143-170
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107 Modular Synthesis of Elongated Phosphonate Bipyridines
M. Braumüller, D. Sorsche, M. Wunderlin, S. Rau, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2015, 27, 5987-5994
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106 Novel phenanthroline-diaryldiazadiene ligands with heteroditopic coordination spheres
D. Sorsche, C. Pehlken, C. Baur, S. Rommel, K. Kastner, C. Streb, S. Rau, Dalton Trans., 2015, 44(35), 15404-15407
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105 Ruthenium Imidazophenanthrolinium Complexes with Prolonged Excited-State Lifetimes
R. Staehle, C. Reichardt, J. Popp, D. Sorsche, L. Petermann, K. Kastner, C. Streb, B. Dietzek, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2015, 23, 3932-3939
104 Protonation-Dependent Luminescence of an Iridium(III) Bibenzimidazole Chromophone
S. A. Rommel, D. Sorsche, N. Rockstroh, F. W. Heinemann, J. Kuebel, M. Waechtler, B. Dietzek, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2015, 22, 3730-3739
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103 Receptor selective ruthenium-somatostatin photosensitizer for cancer targeted photodynamic applications
T. Wang, N. Zabarska, Y. Wu, M. Lamla, S. Fischer, K. Monczak, D. Y. W. Ng, S. Rau, T. Weil, Chem. Comm., 2015, 51(63), 12552-12555
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102 How Does Peripheral Functionalization of Ruthenium(II)_Terpyridine Complexes Affect Spatial Charge  Redistribution after Photoexcitation at the Franck-Condon Point?
J. Preiss, M. Jaeger, S. Rau, B. Dietzek, J. Popp, T. Martinez, M. Presselt, ChemPhysChem, 2015, 16(7), 1395-1404
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101 Optimization of Hydrogen-Evolving Photochemical Molecular Devices
M. G. Pfeffer, T. Kowacs, M. Wächtler, J. Guthmuller, B. Dietzek, J. G. Vos, S. Rau, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed, 2015, 54(22), 6627-6631
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100 Optimized synthesis of tert.-butyl-phenyl-substituted Tetrapyridophenazine Ligand and its Ru(II)complexes and determination of dimerization behaviour of the complexes through supramolecular "Fingerhakel"
K. Ritter, C. Pehlken, D. Sorsche, S. Rau, Dalton Trans., 2015, 44, 8889-8905
99 Synthesis and characterization of an immobilizable photochemical molecular device for H2-generation
M. Braumüller, M. Schulz, D. Sorsche, M. G. Pfeffer, M. Schaub, J. Popp, B.-W. Park, A. Hagfeldt, B. Dietzek, S. Rau, Dalton Trans., 2015, 44(12), 5577-86
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98 Transition metal complexes with N-heterocyclic carbene ligands: From organometallic hydrogenation reactions toward water splitting
S. Kaufhold, L. Petermann, R. Staehle, S. Rau, Coord. Chem. Rev., 2015, 304, 73-87
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97 Synthetic Strategies for Variably Substituted Ruthenium-Imidazophenanthrolinium Complexes
L. Petermann, R. Staehle, T. D. Pilz, D. Sorsche, H. Goerls, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2015, 5, 750-762
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96 Towards Hydrogen Evolution Initiated by LED Light: 2-(1H-1,2,3-Triazol-4-yl)pyridine-Containing Polymers as Photocatalyst
B. Happ, J. Kuebel, M. G. Pfeffer, A. Winter, M. D. Hager, B. Dietzek, S. Rau, U. S. Schubert, Macromol. Rapid Comm., 2015, 671-677
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95 Photophysics of a Ruthenium 4H-Imidazole Panchromatic Dye in Interaction with Titanium Dioxide
J. Schindler, S. Kupfer, M. Wächtler, J. Guthmuller, S. Rau, B. Dietzek, ChemPhysChem, 2015, 16(5), 1061-1070
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94 Ultrafast Intramolecular Relaxation and Wave-Packet Motion in a Ruthenium-Based Supramolecular Photocatalyst
M. Wächtler, J. Guthmuller, S. Kupfer, M. Maiuri, D. Brida, J. Popp, S. Rau, G. Cerullo, B. Dietzek, Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 7668-7674
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93 Palladium versus Platinum: The Metal in the Catalytic Center of a Molecular Photocatalyst Determines the Mechanism of the Hydrogen Production with Visible Light
M. G. Pfeffer, B. Schäfer, G. Smolentsev, J. Uhlig, E. Nazarenko, J. Guthmuller, C. Kuhnt, M. Wächtler, B. Dietzek, V. Sundström, S. Rau, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54(17), 5044-5048
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92 Cluster-controlled dimerisation in supramolecular ruthenium photosensitizer-polyoxometalate systems
K. Heussner, K. Peuntinger, N. Rockstroh, S. Rau, C. Streb, Dalton Trans., 2015, 44(1), 330-337


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91 Synthesis and Characterization of a Trisheteroleptic Ru (II)-Based Molecular Switch
K. Monczak, K. Peuntinger,  D. Sorsche, F. W. Heinemann, D. M. Guldi, S. Rau, Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20(47), 15426-15433
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90 Carbene based photochemical molecular assemblies for solar driven hydrogen generation
K. Peuntinger, T. D. Pilz, R. Staehle, M. Schaub, S. Kaufhold, L. Petermann, M. Wunderlin, H. Goerls, F. W. Heinemann, J. Li, T. Drewello, J. G. Vos, D. M. Guldi, S. Rau, Dalton Trans., 2014, 43(36), 13683-13695
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89 Photocatalytic Generation of Hydrogen from Water under Aerobic Conditions
R. Staehle, S. Losse, M. R. Filipovic, I. Ivanovic-Burmazovic, J. G. Vos, S. Rau, ChemPlusChem, 2014, 79(11), 1614-1621
88 Supramolecular activation of a molecular photocatalyst
M. G. Pfeffer, C. Pehlken, R. Staehle, D. Sorsche, C. Streb, S. Rau, Dalton Trans., 2014, 43, 13307-13315
87 Tuning of photocatalytic activity by creating a tridentate coordination sphere for palladium
M. G. Pfeffer, L. Zedler, S. Kupfer, M. Paul, M. Schwalbe, K. Peuntinger, D. M. Guldi, J. Guthmuller, J. Popp, S. Graefe, Dalton Trans., 2014, 43(30), 11676-11686
86 A Macrocyclic 2,2'-Bibenzimidazole Ruthenium(II) Chromophore as a Versatile Building Block for Supramolecular Devices
D. Sorsche, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2014, 26, 4244-4249
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85 Modified bibenzimidazole ligands as spectator ligands in photoactive molecular functional Ru-polypyridine units? Implications from spectroscopy
J. Meyer-Ilse, S. Bauroth, M. Bräutigam, M. Schmitt, J. Popp, R. Beckert, N. Rockstroh, T. D. Pilz, K. Monczak, F. W. Heinemann, S. Rau, B. Dietzek, Dalton Trans., 2014, 43(47), 17659-17665
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84 A Luminescent Ruthenium Azide Complex as a Substrate for Copper -Catalyzed Click Reactions
A. Kroll, K. Monczak, D. Sorsche, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2014, 22, 3462-3466
83 Resonance-Raman spectro-electrochemistry of intermediates in molecular artificial photosynthesis of bimetallic complexes
L. Zedler, J. Guthmuller, I. Rabelo de Moraes, S. Kupfer, S. Krieck, M. Schmitt, J. Popp, S. Rau, B. Dietzek, Chem. Comm., 2014, 50(40), 5227-5229
82 An improved synthesis of 4-cyano-1,10-phenanthroline, 4,7-dicyano-1,10-phenanthroline and their bis(4,4'-di-tertbutyl-2,2'-bipyridine)ruthenium(II) complexes
R. Staehle, R. Menzel, K. Peuntinger, T. D. Pilz, F. W. Heinemann, D. M. Guldi, R. Beckert, S. Rau, Polyhedron, 2014, 73, 30-36
81 Light-harvesting of polymerizable 4-hydroxy-1,3-thiazole monomers by energy transfer toward photoactive Os(ii) metal complexes in linear polymers
A. M. Breul, I. Rabelo de Moraes, R. Menzel, M. Pfeffer, A. Winter, M. D. Hager, S. Rau, B. Dietzek, R. Beckert, U. S. Schubert, Polym. Chem., 2014, 5(8), 2715-2724
80 Trapped in Imidazole: How to Accumulate Multiple Photoelectrons on a Black -Absorbing Ruthenium Complex
L. Zedler, S. Kupfer, I. Rabelo de Moraes, M. Waechtler, R. Beckert, M. Schmitt, J. Popp, S. Rau, B. Dietzek, Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20(13), 3793-3799
79 Water Oxidation Catalyzed by Mononuclear Ruthenium Complexes with a 2,2'-Bipyridine-6,6'dicarboxylate (bda) Ligand: How Ligand Environment Influences the Catalytic Behavior
R. Staehle, L. Tong, L. Wang, L. Duan, A. Fischer, M. S. G. Ahlquist, L. Sun, S. Rau, Inorg. Chem., 2014, 53(3), 1307-1319

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78 Recent progress in the development of bimetallic photocatalysts for hydrogen generation
Y. Halpin, M. T. Pryce, S. Rau, D. Dini, J. G. Vos, Dalton Trans., 2013, 42(46), 16243-16254
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77 Utilizing Ancillary Ligands to Optimize the Photophysical Properties of 4H-Imidazole Ruthenium Dyes
M. Waechtler, M. Maiuri, D. Brida, J. Popp, S. Rau, G. Cerullo, B. Dietzek, ChemPhysChem, 2013, 14(13), 2973-2983
DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201300383 

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76 Structural control of photoinduced dynamics in 4H-imidazole-ruthenium dyes
M. Waechtler, S. Kupfer, J. Guthmuller, S. Rau, L. Gonzalez, B. Dietzek, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012, 116(49), 25664-25676
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75 The role of bridging ligand in hydrogen generation by photocatalytic Ru/Pd assemblies
G. Singh Bindra, M. Schulz, A. Paul, R. Groarke, S. Soman, J. L. Inglis, W. R. Browne, M. G. Pfeffer, B. J. MacLean, Dalton Trans., 2012, 41(42), 13050-13059
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74 Plasmonic titania photocatalysts active under UV and visible-light irradiation: influence of gold amount, size and shape
E. Kowalska, S. Rau, B. Ohtani, J. Nanotechnology, 2012, 361853, 11
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73 A suprising formation of novel bridged bis-benzimidazoles by oxidation of diaminoquinoxalines
J. Pressler, R. Beckert, S. Rau, R. Menzel, E. Brickner, W. Guenther, H. Goerls, Z. Naturforsch. B, 2012, 67(4), 367-372
72 Ruthenium dye functionalized gold nanoparticles and their spectral responses
L. Zedler, F. Theil, A. Csáki, W. Fritzsche, Sven Rau, M. Schmitt, J. Popp, B. Dietzek, RSC Adv., 2012, 2(10), 4463-4471
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71 Therapeutic potential of photochemically active metal complexes based on interaction with enzymes
S. Rau, S. Zheng, Curr. Top. Med. Chem., 2012, 12(3), 197-209
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70 Synthesis and photophysics of a novel photocatalyst for hydrogen production based on a tetrapyridoacridine bridging ligand
M. Karnahl, C. Kuhnt, F. W. Heinemann, M. Schmitt, S. Rau, J. Popp, B. Dietzek, Chem. Phys., 2012, 393(1), 65-73
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69 Photophysical Dynamics of a Ruthenium Polypyridine Dye Controlled by Solvent pH
M. Braeutigam, M. Waechtler, S. Rau, J. Popp, B. Dietzek, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012, 116(1), 1274-1281
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68 Reinvestigating 2,5-di(pyridin-2-yl)pyrazine ruthenium complexes: selective deuteration and Raman spectroscopy as tools to probe ground and excited-state electronic structure in homo- and heterobimetallic complexes
M. Schulz,  J. Hirschmann, A. Draksharapu, G. Singh Bindra, S. Soman, A. Paul, R. Groarke, M. T. Pryce, S. Rau, W. R. Browne, J. G. Vos, Dalton Trans., 2011, 40(40), 10545-10552
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67 Tuning of photocatalytic hydrogen production and photoinduced intramolecular electron transfer rates by regioselective bridging ligand substitution
M. Karnahl, C. Kuhnt, F. Ma, A. Yartsev, M. Schmitt, B. Dietzek, S. Rau, J. Popp, ChemPhysChem, 2011, 12(11), 2101-2109
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66 Excited-state annihilation in a homodinuclear ruthenium complex
C. Kuhnt, M. Karnahl. M. Schmitt, S. Rau, B. Dietzek, J. Popp, Chem. Comm., 2011, 47(13), 3820-3821
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65 Excited-state Dynamics in Ruthenium(II)=polypyridine Based Black Absorbers and White Emitters
B. Dietzek, R. Siebert, M. Wachtler, M. Schmitt, S. Rau, L. González, U. S. Schubert, J. Popp, Polymer Prep., 2011, 52(2), 883
64 Inorganic chemistry 2010. Coordination chemistry
R. Wolf, S. Rau, Nach. a.d. Chem., 2011, 59(3), 237-242
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63 Inorganic chemistry 2010. Main group elements
R. C. Fischer, J. J. Weigand, R. Wolf, S. Rau, U. Schatzschneider, Nach. a. d. Chem., 2011, 59(3), 221-236
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62 Protonation effects on the resonance Raman properties of a novel (terpyridine)Ru(4H-imidazole) complex: an experimental and theoretical case study
S. Kupfer, J. Guthmuller, M. Waechtler, S. Losse, S. Rau, B. Dietzek, J. Popp, L. Gonzalez, PhysChemChemPhys, 2011, 13(34), 15580-15588
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61 Solution and solid-state interactions in a supramolecular ruthenium photosensitizer-polyoxometalate aggregate
K. Heussner, K. Peuntinger, N. Rockstroh, L. C. Nye, I. Ivanovic-Burmazovic, S. Rau, C. Streb, Chem. Comm., 2011, 47(24), 6852-6854
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60 The effect of peripheral bipyridine ligands on the photocatalytic hydrogen production activity of Ru/Pd catalysts
G. Singh Bindra, M. Schulz, A. Paul, S. Soman, R. Groarke, J. Inglis, M. T. Pryce, W. R. Browne, S. Rau, B. J. Maclean, J. G. Vos, Dalton Trans., 2011, 40(41), 10812-10814
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59 The impact of bromine substitution on the photophysical properties of a homodinuclear Ru-tpphz-Ru complex
C. Kuhnt, M. Karnahl, S. Rau, M. Schmitt, B. Dietzek, J. Popp, Chem. Phys. Lett., 2011, 516(1-3), 45-50
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58 Photoreactors for wastewater treatment: a review
E. Kowalska, S. Rau, Recent Patents on Engineering, 2010, 4(3), 242-266
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57 Catalytic hydrogen production at cobalt centres
S. Losse, J. G. Vos, S. Rau, Coord. Chem. Rev., 2010, 254(21-22), 2492–2504
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56 A Concept to Tailor Electron Delocalization: Applying QTAIM Analysis to Phenyl−Terpyridine Compounds
M. Presselt, B. Dietzek, M. Schmitt, S. Rau, A. Winter, M. Jäger, U. S. Schubert, J. Popp, J. Phys. Chem. A, 2010, 114, 13163–13174
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55 Trendberichte Koordinationschemie
S. Rau, Nach. a. d. Chem.2010,  58(3),  253-256
54 Structural Properties of Ruthenium Biimidazole Complexes Determining the Stability of their Supramolecular Aggregates
N. Rockstroh, K. Peuntinger, H. Görls, D. M. Guldi, F. W. Heinemann, B. Schäfer, S. Rau; Z. Naturforsch., 2010, 65(3), 281–290, Widmungsband für F. Saalfrank
53 Synthesis and characterisation of heterooligonuclear ruthenium complexes with tri(phenanthrolino)hexaazatriphenylene ligands
T. D. Pilz, N. Rockstroh, S. Rau, J. Coord. Chem., 2010, 63(14-16), 2727—2742, Widmungsband für R. van Eldik
DOI: 10.1080/00958972.2010.508517
52 Photochemical Fate: The First Step Determines Efficiency of H2 Formation with a Supramolecular Photocatalyst
S. Tschierlei, M. Karnahl, M. Presselt, B. Dietzek, J. Guthmuller, L. Gonzalez, M. Schmitt, S. Rau, J. Popp, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49(23), 3981-3984
DOI: 10.1002/anie.200906595
51 Inorganic chemistry 2009
T. Baumgartner, R. Pietschnig, U. Schatzschneider, S. Rau, Nach. a. d. Chem., 2010, 58(3), 239-256
DOI: 10.1002/nadc.201068240
50 The switch that wouldn´t switch - unexpected luminescence from a ruthenium(II)-dppz-complex in water
M. Schwalbe, M. Karnahl, S. Tschierlei, U. Uhlemann, M. Schmitt, B. Dietzek, J. Popp, R. Groake, J. G. Vos, S. Rau, Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 2768-2771
DOI: 10.1039/b924944n
49 Sugar-Selective Enrichment of a D-Glucose-Substituted Ruthenium Bipyridyl Complex Inside HepG2 Cancer Cells
M. Gottschaldt, U. S. Schubert, S. Rau, S. Yano, J. G. Vos, T. Kroll, J. Clement, I. Hilger, ChemBioChem, 2010, 11, 649–652
DOI: 10.1002/cbic.200900769
48 Synthesis and characterization of regioselective substituted tetrapyridophenazine ligands and their Ru(II) c omplexes
M. Karnahl, S. Tschierlei, C. Kuhnt, B. Dietzek, M. Schmitt, J. Popp, M. Schwalbe, S. Krieck, H. Görls, F. W. Heinemann S. Rau, Dalton Trans., 2010, 39(9), 2359-2370
DOI: 10.1039/b917484b
47 Investigation of substitution effects on novel Ru-dppz complexes by Raman spectroscopy in combination with DFT methods
C. Kuhnt, S. Tschierlei, M. Karnahl, S. Rau, B. Dietzek, M. Schmitt, J. Popp, J. Raman Spectrosc., 2010, 41(9), 922-932  
DOI: 10.1002/jrs.2534
46 Substitution-controlled ultrafast excited-state processes in Ru-dppz-derivatives
C. Kuhnt, M. Karnahl, S. Tschierlei, K. Griebenow, M. Schmitt, B. Schäfer, S. Krieck, H. Görls, S. Rau, B. Dietzek, J. Popp, PhysChemChemPhys, 2010, 12, 1357-1368
DOI: 10.1039/b915770k

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45 Ruthenium polypyridine complexes of tris-(2-pyridyl)-1,3,5-triazine-unusual building blocks for the synthesis of photochemical molecular devices     
M. Schwalbe, M. Karnahl, H. Görls, D. Chartrand, F. Laverdiere, G. S. Hanan, S. Tschierlei, B. Dietzek, M. Schmitt, J. Popp, J. G. Vos, S. Rau, Dalton Trans., 2009, 20, 4012-4022
DOI: 10.1039/b822550h

Synthesis and Photophysical Properties of 3,8-Disubstituted 1,10-Phenanthrolines and Their Ruthenium(II) Complexes
M. Karnahl, S. Krieck, H. Görls, S. Tschierlei, M. Schmitt, J. Popp, D. Chartrand, G. S. Hanan, R. Groarke, J. G. Vos, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2009, 33, 4962-4971
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200900310

43 Resonance Raman Studies of Bis(terpyridine)ruthenium(II) Amino Acid Esters and Diesters
K. Heinze, K. Hempel, S. Tschierlei, M. Schmitt, J. Popp, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2009, 21, 3119-3126
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200900309
42 Photophysics of the Intramolecular Hydrogen-Evolving Ru-Pd Photocatalyst
S. Tschierlei, M. Presselt, C. Kuhnt, A. Yartsev, T. Pascher, V. Sundström, M. Karnahl, M. Schwalbe, B. Schäfer, S. Rau, M. Schmitt, B. Dietzek, J. Popp, Chem. Eur. J., 2009, 15(31), 7678-7688
DOI: 10.1002/chem.200900457
41 Trendberichte Koordinationschemie
S. Rau, Nach. a. d. Chem.2009,  57(3),  231-235
40 Synthesis of Ligands Based on 4H-Imidazoles and Pyridine Subunits: Selective Complexation and Bathochromically Absorbing Complexes
J. Blumhoff, R. Beckert, S. Rau, S. Losse, M. Matschke, W. Günther, H. Görls, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2009, 14, 2162-2169
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200800914

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39Resonance Raman studies of photochemical molecular devices for multielectron storage
S. Tschierlei, B. Dietzek, M. Karnahl, S. Rau, F. M. MacDonnell, M. Schmitt, J. Popp, J. Raman Spectrosc., 2008, 39(5),  557-559
DOI: 10.1002/jrs.1954
38Trendberichte Koordinationschemie
K. Heinze, S. Rau, Nach. a. d. Chem., 2008, 249-253
DOI: 10.1002/nadc.200853124
37One-Step Synthesis of 4,4′-Dicyano-2,2′-bipyridine and Its Bis(4,4′-di-tert-butyl-2,2′-bipyridine)ruthenium(II) Complex
S. Losse, H. Görls, S. Rau, R. Groarke, J. G. Vos, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2008, 28, 4448-4452
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200701304
36Synthesis and Characterisation of Poly(bipyridine)ruthenium Complexes as Building Blocks for Heterosupramolecular Arrays
M. Schwalbe, B. Schäfer, H. Görls, S. Rau, S. Tschierlei, M. Schmitt, J. Popp, G. Vaughan, W. Henry, J. G. Vos, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2008, 21, 3310-3319
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200701303
35Photoinduced Ligand Transformation in a Ruthenium Polypyridophenazine Complex
S. Rau, M. Schwalbe, S. Losse, H. Görls, C. McAlister, F. M. MacDonnell, J. G. Vos, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2008, 7, 1031-1034
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200700947

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34 Synthesis and Structure of Novel Sugar-Substituted Bipyridine Complexes of Rhenium and 99m-Technetium   
M. Gottschaldt, D. Koth, D. Müller, I. Klette, S. Rau, H. Görls, B. Schäfer, R. P. Baum, S. Yano, Chem. Eur. J., 2007, 13(36), 10273–10280
DOI: 10.1002/chem.200700296
33 Zuckerhaltige Metallkomplexe und deren Verwendung
M. Gottschaldt, S. Rau, T. Kroll, J. Clement, Anmeldung Deutsches Patent und Markenamt, 2007, DE102007 032 799.6
32 Heterooligonucleare Verbindungen zur Verwendung als hochaktive Photokatalysatoren sowie Verfahren zu ihrer Herstellung
S. Rau, M. Auth, Anmeldung Deutsches Patent und Markenamt, 2007, DE102007 025 424.7
31 Wasserstoff durch mehrkernige Metallkomplex
S. Rau, M. Schwalbe, M. Schmitt, J. Popp, Nach. a. d. Chem., 2007, 55(10), 970-974
DOI: 10.1002/nadc.200751964
30 The First Photoexcitation Step of Ruthenium-Based Models for Artificial Photosynthesis Highlighted by Resonance Raman Spectroscopy
C. Herrmann, J. Neugebauer, M. Presselt, U. Uhlemann, M. Schmitt, S. Rau, J. Popp, M. Reiher, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2007, 111(21), 6078-6087
DOI: 10.1021/jp071692h
29 Ruthenium Complex Fragments as Constituents of Trinuclear Photoactive Supramolecular Assemblies Based on Hydrogen Bond Association
K. Halbauer, A. Göbel, A. Sterzik, H. Görls, S. Rau, W. Imhof, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2007, (11), 1508-1514 
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200601233
28 Synthesis and Properties of Tetrasubstituted 1,10-Phenanthrolines and Their Ruthenium Complexes
B. Schäfer, H.Görls, S.Meyer, W. Henry, J. G. Vos, S. Rau, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2007, (25), 4056–4063
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200600933
27 Merocyanine-Like Chromophores as Ligands for Catalytic Active Metals of Group VIII
J. Blumhoff, R. Beckert, D. Walther, S. Rau, M. Rudolph, H. Görls, W. Plass, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2007, (3), 481-486
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200600787
26 Syntheses and Structures of Bis(4,4'-t-butyl-2,2'-bipyridine) Ruthenium(II) Complexes with functional Derivatives of Tetramethyl-bibenzimidazole
A. Grüßing, S. Rau, S. Schebesta, A. Scholz, H. Görls, D. Walther, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem., 2007,  633(7),  961-970
DOI: 10.1002/zaac.200700007
25 Inspired by nature: light driven organometallic catalysis by heterooligonuclear Ru(II) complexes
S. Rau, D. Walther, J. G. Vos, Dalton Trans., 2007, (9), Frontier article 915-919
DOI: 10.1039/b615987g
24 Leuchtdioden in der Chemie - Eine Hochzeit verschiedener Technologien
G. Kreisel, S. Meyer, D. Tietze, T. Fidler, R. Gorges, A. Kirsch, B.Schäfer, S. Rau, Chem. Ing. Tech., 2007, 79(1-2), 153-159
DOI: 10.1002/cite.200600092
23 Excited-state dynamics of Ru(tbbpy)32+ investigated by femtosecond time-resolved four-wave mixing
B. Dietzek, D. Akimov, W. Kiefer, S. Rau, J. Popp, M. Schmitt, Laser Phys. Lett., 2007, 4(2), 121-125
DOI: 10.1002/lapl.200610086
22 Photosensitised Oxidation of citronellol in microreactors
S. Meyer, D. Tietze, S. Rau, B. Schäfer, G. Kreisel, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chemistry, 2007, 186(2-3), 248–253
DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2006.08.014

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21 A Supramolecular Photocatalyst for the Production of Hydrogen and the Selective Hydrogenation of Tolane
S. Rau, B. Schäfer, D. Gleich, E. Anders, M. Rudolph, M. Friedrich, H. Görls, W. Henry, and J. G. Vos, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2006, 45, 6215-6218
DOI: 10.1002/anie.200600543
20 Dye-sensitized solar cell     
G. Kreisel, R. Gorges, B. Schäfer, S. Rau, S. Meyer, T. Fidler, Ger. Offen., 2006, DE  102005002942, Application: DE  2005-102005002942
19 Tetranuclear Complexes Containing a Luminescent Ru2M2 Core [M = CuI, (allyl)PdII]: Synthesis, Structures and Electrochemical Properties
D. Walther, L. Böttcher, J. Blumhoff, S. Schebesta, H. Görls, K. Schmuck, S. Rau, M. Rudolph, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2006, (12), 2385-2392 
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200501130
18 Ultrafast Excited-State Excitation Dynamics in a Quasi-Two-Dimensional Light-Harvesting Antenna Based on Ruthenium(II) and Palladium(II) Chromophores
B. Dietzek, W. Kiefer, J. Blumhoff, L. Böttcher, S. Rau, D. Walther, U. Uhlemann, M. Schmitt, J. Popp, Chem. Eur. J., 2006, 12(19), 5105-5115
DOI: 10.1002/chem.200501093
17 Synthesis of mononuclear and dinuclear ruthenium(II) tris(heteroleptic) complexes via photosubstitution in bis(carbonyl) precursors    
D. Mulhern, S. Brooker, H. Görls, S. Rau, J. G. Vos, Dalton Trans., 2006, 51-57
DOI: 10.1039/b510751b
16 Derivatives of dipyrido[3,2-a:2',3'-c]phenazine and its ruthenium complexes, influence of arylic substitution on photophysical properties
B. Schäfer, H. Görls, M. Presselt, M. Schmitt, J. Popp, W. Henry, J. G. Vos, S. Rau, Dalton Trans., 2006, (18), 2225-2231
DOI: 10.1039/b512773d
15 Synthesis of new bridged biimidazoles by an acylation-dimerization sequence
T. Welzel, R. Beckert, R. Fischer, S. Rau, D. Walther, H. Görls, Tetrahedron, 2006, 62(4), 731-736
DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2005.09.141
14 Synthesis and characterisation of a series of mononuclear ruthenium(II) carbonyl complexes of heterocycle-based asymmetric bidentate ligands  
D. Mulhern, Y. Lan, S. Brooker, J. F. Gallagher, H. Görls, S. Rau, J. G. Vos, Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2006, 359(3), 736-744
DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2005.03.050

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132-Azaanthraquinones: building blocks for new ring-fused imidazoles and their transformation into benzo[f]isoindole-4,9-diones  
B. Frank, R. Beckert, S. Rau, H. Görls, Z. Naturforsch. B, 2005, 60(7), 771-779 
12Procedure for the production of light-emitting ruthenium(II) compounds   
D. Walther, S. Schebesta, S. Rau, B. Schäfer, A. Grüßing, Ger. Offen. 2005, DE  102004009551, Patent No.DE 2004-102004009551


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11 Solid state structure of a rhenium bibenzimidazole complex 
S. Rau, H. Görls, J. Coord. Chem., 2004, 57(17-18), 1587-1590
DOI: 10.1080/00958970412331307206
10 Efficient synthesis of ruthenium complexes of the type (R-bpy)2RuCl2 and [(R-bpy)2Ru(L-L)]Cl2 by microwave-activated reactions (R: H, Me, tert-But) (L-L: substituted bibenzimidazoles, bipyrimidine, and phenanthroline)  
S. Rau, B. Schäfer, A. Grüßing, S. Schebesta, K. Lamm, J. Vieth, H. Görls, D. Walther, M. Rudolph, U. W. Grummt, E. Birkner, Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2004, 357(15), 4496-4503
DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2004.07.007

Bi- and trinuclear oxalamidinate complexes of palladium as catalysts in the copper-free Sonogashira reaction and in the Negishi reaction     
S. Rau, K. Lamm, H. Görls, J. Schöffel, D. Walther, J. Organomet. Chem., 2004, 689(22), 3582-3592
DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2004.07.061

8 Regioselective Functionalization of Tetrabromophenanthroline-Ruthenium Complexes
S. Rau, R. Fischer, M. Jäger, B. Schäfer, S. Meyer, G. Kreisel, H. Görls, M. Rudolph, W. Henry, J. G. Vos, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2004, (10), 2001-2003
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200400163
7 Synthesis and characterisation of ruthenium complexes containing a pendent catechol ring   
L. O'Brien, M. Duati, S. Rau, A. L. Guckian, T. E. Keyes, N. M. O'Boyle, A. Serr, H. Görls, J. G. Vos, Dalton Trans., 2004, (4), 514-522
DOI: 10.1039/b311989k

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6 Efficient energy transfer in supramolecular, hydrogen-bonded polypyridylruthenium-osmium complexes  
S. Rau, B. Schäfer, S. Schebesta, A. Grüßing, W. Poppitz, D. Walther, M. Duati, W. R. Browne, J. G. Vos, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2003, (8), 1503-1506
DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200390193
5 Simultaneous Cation/Anion Coordination by Bifunctional 1,2-Diimine/1,2-Diamine Type Ligands: Synthesis, Structures, and Properties of Tight Ion Pair Complexes of Ruthenium and Iron 
S. Rau, L. Böttcher, S. Schebesta, M. Stollenz, H. Görls, D. Walther,  Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2002, (11), 2800-2809
DOI: 10.1002/1099-0682(200211)2002:11<2800::AID-EJIC2800>3.0.CO;2-E

Bis(R-bipyridyl)ruthenium bibenzimidazole complexes (R = H, Me or But): supramolecular arrangement via hydrogen bonds, photo- and electro-chemicalproperties and reactivity towards carbon dioxide 
S. Rau, M. Ruben, T. Büttner, C. Temme, S. Dautz, M. Rudolph, H. Görls, D. Walther, A. Bordkorb, M. Duati, C. O’Connor, J. G. Vos, Dalton Trans., 2000, (20), 3649-3657 
DOI: 10.1039/B003992F


A Bibenzimidazole-Containing Ruthenium(II) Complex Acting as a Cation-Driven Molecular Switch    
S. Rau, T. Büttner, C. Temme, M. Ruben, H. Görls, D. Walther, M. Duati, S. Fanni, J. G. Vos, Inorg. Chem., 2000, 39(7), 1621-1624 
DOI: 10.1021/ic991225h

2 Novel polypyridyl ruthenium(II) complexes containing oxalamidines as ligands  
M. Ruben, S. Rau, A. Skirl, K. Krause, H. Görls, D. Walther, J. G. Vos,  Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2000, 303(2), 206-214 
DOI: 10.1016/S0020-1693(00)00035-9

Carbon dioxide and metal centres: from reactions inspired by nature to reactions in compressed carbon dioxide as solvent 
D. Walther, M. Ruben, S. Rau, Coord. Chem. Rev., 1999, 182(1), 67-100
DOI: 10.1016/S0010-8545(98)00200-8