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Atanu Das

Catalysis Science
Post Doctorate RA A
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K2-57
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications


  • Das AK, MH Engelhard, SJ Lense, JA Roberts, and RM Bullock. 2015. "Covalent Attachment of Diphosphine Ligands to Glassy Carbon Electrodes via Cu-Catalyzed Alkyne-Azide Cycloaddition. Metallation with Ni(II)." Dalton Transactions 44(27):12225-12233.  doi:10.1039/C5DT00162E


  • Das AK, MH Engelhard, RM Bullock, and JA Roberts. 2014. "A Hydrogen-Evolving Ni(P2N2)2 Electrocatalyst Covalently Attached to a Glassy Carbon Electrode: Preparation, Characterization, and Catalysis. Comparisons With the Homogeneous Analog." Inorganic Chemistry 53(13):6875-6885.  doi:10.1021/ic500701a


  • Das AK, MH Engelhard, F Liu, RM Bullock, and JA Roberts. 2013. "The Electrode as Organolithium Reagent: Catalyst-Free Covalent Attachment of Electrochemically Active Species to an Azide-Terminated Glassy Carbon Electrode Surface." Inorganic Chemistry 52(23):13674-13684.  doi:10.1021/ic402247n

Selected Publications


  • Das AK, R Hubner, B Sarkar, J Fiedler, S Zalis, GK Lahiri, and W Kaim. 2012. "UV-vis-NIR and EPR Characterisation of the Redox Series [MQ3]2+,+,0,-,2-, M = Ru or Os, and Q = o-quinonederivative." W.  Dalton Transactions 41(29):8913-8921. DOI:10.1039/C2DT30846K


  • Das AK, B Sarkar, C Duboc, S Strobel, J Fiedler, S Zalis, GK Lahiri, and W Kaim. 2009. "An Odd-Electron Complex [Ruk(NOm)(Qn)(terpy)]2+ with Two Prototypical Non-Innocent Ligands." Angewandte Chemie International Edition 48(23):4242-4245. DOI:10.1002/anie.200900767
  • Das AK, B Sarkar, J Fiedler, S Zalis, I Hartenbach, S Strobel, GK Lahiri, and W Kaim. 2009. "A Five-B,Center Redox System: Molecular Coupling of Two Non-Innocent Imino-o-  Benzoquinonato-Ruthenium Functions through a p Acceptor Bridge." Journal of the American Chemical Society 131(25):8895-8902. DOI:10.1021/ja901746x
  • Das HS, AK Das, R Pattacini, R Hubner, B Sarkar, and P Braunstein. 2009. "First Example of Structurally Characterized Mono- and Dinuclear Ruthenium Complexes Derived from Zwitterionic Quinonoid Ligands." Chemical Communications 29:4387-4389. DOI:10.1039/B907710C


  • Das AK, E Bulak, B Sarkar, F Lissner, T Schleid, M Niemeyer, J Fiedler, and W Kaim. 2008. "Structures and Redox Properties of Metal Complexes of the Electron-Deficient Diphosphine Chelate Ligand R,R-QuinoxP." Organometallics 27(2):218-223. DOI:10.1021/om700755y

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