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Priyabrata Ghana

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Priyabrata Ghana

Assistant Professor, Chemistry

  • BSc: University of Calcutta, 2009
  • MSc: IIT Kanpur, 2011
  • PhD: University of Bonn, 2017

  • Selected Publications

    1. A. C. Filippou,* P. Ghana, U. Chakraborty, G. Schnakenburg, “Manganese-Tin Triple Bonds: A New Synthetic Route to the Manganese Stannylidyne Complex Cation trans-[H(dmpe)2Mn≡Sn(C6H3-2,6-Mes2)]+ (dmpe = Me2PCH2CH2PMe2, Mes = 2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)’’, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 11525-11528.

    2. P. Ghana,† M. I. Arz,† U. Das,† G. Schnakenburg, A. C. Filippou,* ‘‘Si=Si Double Bonds: Synthesis of an NHC-Stabilized Disilavinylidene’’, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 9980-9985 († these authors contributed equally).

    3. P. Ghana, M. I. Arz, U. Chakraborty, G. Schnakenburg, A. C. Filippou,* ‘‘Linearly Two-Coordinated Silicon: Transition Metal Complexes with the Functional Groups M≡Si—M and M═Si═M’’, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 7187-7198.

    4. P. Ghana, J. Rump, G. Schnakenburg, M. I. Arz, A. C. Filippou,* ‘‘Planar Tetracoordinated Silicon (ptSi): Room-Temperature Stable Compounds Containing Anti-van’t Hoff/Le Bell Silicon’’ J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 420-432.

    5. P. Ghana, S. Schrader, R. Thayalan, T. P. Spaniol, U. Englert, L. Maron,* J. Okuda,* “Reduced Arene Complexes of Hafnium Supported by a Triamidoamine Ligand” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 14179-14187

  • Work Experience

    • Postdoctoral Scholar, California Institute of Technology, (Sep 2021 to present)
    • Postdoctoral Scholar, RWTH Aachen University, (Apr 2018 - Jun 2021)