iitkiitkBioinorganic Laboratory
Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur




Prof. Rath's group

From L to R: Front- Sayantani, Niva, Chandrani, Deepannita, Paulami, Dolly, Namrata, Back- Subhadip, Santanu, Arya, Prof. S. P. Rath, Anindya, Jehanger, Sabyasachi, Nityananda, Nidhi.



Representative Publications


             1. Unusual Stabilisation of Remarkably Bent Tetra-cationic Tetra-radical Intermolecular Fe(III) µ-oxo 

                 Tetranuclear Complexes

                S. Sarkar, R. K. Tiwari, D. Samanta, T.Guchhait, E. C.Sañudo, G. Rajaraman* and S. P. Rath*

                 Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2024, 63, e202402344 (HOT Paper)

              2. Modulation of Supramolecular Chirality by Stepwise Axial Coordination in a Nano-size Trizinc(II)

               porphyrin Trimer

                A. Dhamija, D. Chandel and S. P. Rath*

                 Chem. Sci., 2023, 14, 6032-6038 (EDGE Article)

             3. Cooperativity in Diiron(III)porphyrin Dication Diradical-Catalyzed Oxa-Diels-Alder Reactions:

               Spectroscopic and Mechanistic Insights

                 S. Sarkar, P. Sarkar, D. Samanta, S. K. Pati and S. P. Rath* 

                ACS Catal. 2022, 12, 9589-9601

            4. Silver(III)···Silver(III) Interaction Stabilizes the Syn-form in a Porphyrin Dimer Upon Oxidation

                  A. K. Singh, F. S. T. Khan and S. P. Rath*

                 Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 8849-8854

          5. A Highly Oxidized Cobalt Porphyrin Dimer: Spin Coupling and Stabilization of the Four-Electron                                  Oxidation Product

                 S. Dey, D. Sil and S. P. Rath*

                 Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 996-1000

             6. Hydrogen Bonding Interactions Trigger a Spin-Flip in Iron(III)-Porphyrin Complexes

                D. Sahoo, M. G. Quesne, S. P. de Visser* and S. P. Rath*

                Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 4796-4800

           7. Oxidation Triggers Extensive Conjugation and Unusual Stabilization of Two Di-heme Dication Diradical                  Intermediates: Role of Bridging Group for Electronic Communication

               D. Sil, S. Dey, A. Kumar, S. Bhowmik and S. P. Rath*

               Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 1212-1223 (EDGE Article) 

            8. A remarkably bent diiron(III)-μ-hydroxo bisporphyrin: Unusual stabilization of two spin states of iron                 in a single molecular framework

                S. K. Ghosh and S. P. Rath*

                J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010132, 17983-17985



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