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Prof Tony Vlcek

Professor of Inorganic Chemistry

Department School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
 Room 1.15, Joseph Priestley building
Telephone +44 (0)20 7882 3260
Email a.vlcek@qmul.ac.uk
Homepage http://www.sbcs.qmul.ac.uk/staff/tonyvlcek.html

Research Interests

TBC

Key Publications

Takematsu K, Williamson H, Blanco-Rodríguez AM, Sokolová L, Nikolovski P, Kaiser JT, Towrie M, Clark IP, Vl¿ek A, Winkler JR and Gray HB (2013). Tryptophan-accelerated electron flow across a protein-protein interface. J Am Chem Soc  vol. 135, (41) 15515-15525. 10.1021/ja406830d

Durrell AC, Keller GE, Lam Y-C, Sýkora J, Vl¿ek A and Gray HB (2012). Structural control of 1A2u-to-3A2u intersystem crossing in diplatinum(II,II) complexes. J Am Chem Soc  vol. 134, (34) 14201-14207. 10.1021/ja305666b

Blanco-Rodríguez AM, Towrie M, Sýkora J, Záliš S and Vl¿ek A (2011). Photoinduced intramolecular tryptophan oxidation and excited-state behavior of [Re(L-AA)(CO)3(?-diimine)](+) (L = pyridine or imidazole, AA = tryptophan, tyrosine, phenylalanine). Inorg Chem  vol. 50, (13) 6122-6134. 10.1021/ic200252z

Shih C, Museth AK, Abrahamsson M, Blanco-Rodriguez AM, Di Bilio AJ, Sudhamsu J, Crane BR, Ronayne KL, Towrie M, Vlcek A, Richards JH, Winkler JR and Gray HB (2008). Tryptophan-accelerated electron flow through proteins. Science  vol. 320, (5884) 1760-1762. 10.1126/science.1158241

2018

Brown AM, McCusker CE, Carey MC, Blanco-Rodríguez AM, Towrie M, Clark IP, Vl¿ek A and McCusker JK (2018). Vibrational Relaxation and Redistribution Dynamics in Ruthenium(II) Polypyridyl-Based Charge-Transfer Excited States: A?Combined Ultrafast Electronic and Infrared Absorption Study. J Phys Chem A  vol. 122, (40) 7941-7953. 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b06197

Pomarico E, Pospisil P, Bouduban MEF, Vestfrid J, Gross Z, Zalis S, Chergui M and Vlcek A (2018). Photophysical Heavy-Atom Effect in Iodinated Metallocorroles: Spin-Orbit Coupling and Density of States. J Phys Chem A  10.1021/acs.jpca.8b05311

2017

Pižl M, Hunter BM, Greetham GM, Towrie M, Záliš S, Gray HB and Vl¿ek A (2017). Ultrafast Wiggling and Jiggling: Ir2(1,8-diisocyanomenthane)42. J Phys Chem A  vol. 121, (48) 9275-9283. 10.1021/acs.jpca.7b10215

Záliš S, Hunter BM, Gray HB and Vl¿ek A (2017). Electronic Structures of Reduced and Superreduced Ir2(1,8-diisocyanomenthane)4n+ Complexes. Inorg Chem  vol. 56, (5) 2874-2883. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b03001

Monni R, Auböck G, Kinschel D, Aziz-Lange KM, Gray HB, Vl¿ek A and Chergui M (2017). Conservation of vibrational coherence in ultrafast electronic relaxation: The case of diplatinum complexes in solution. Chemical Physics Letters  vol. 683, 112-120. 10.1016/j.cplett.2017.02.071

Gray HB, Záliš S and Vl¿ek A (2017). Electronic structures and photophysics of d8-d8 complexes. Coordination Chemistry Reviews  10.1016/j.ccr.2017.01.008

2016

Darnton TV, Hunter BM, Hill MG, Záliš S, Vl¿ek A and Gray HB (2016). Reduced and Superreduced Diplatinum Complexes. J Am Chem Soc  vol. 138, (17) 5699-5705. 10.1021/jacs.6b02559

Hofbeck T, Lam YC, Kalbá¿ M, Záliš S, Vl¿ek A and Yersin H (2016). Thermally Tunable Dual Emission of the d(8)-d(8) Dimer [Pt2(?-P2O5(BF2)2)4](4). Inorg Chem  vol. 55, (5) 2441-2449. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b02839

2015

Kvapilová H, Vl¿ek A, Barone V, Biczysko M and Záliš S (2015). Anharmonicity Effects in IR Spectra of [Re(X)(CO)3(?-diimine)] (?-diimine = 2,2'-bipyridine or pyridylimidazo[1,5-a]pyridine; X = Cl or NCS) Complexes in Ground and Excited Electronic States. J Phys Chem A  vol. 119, (40) 10137-10146. 10.1021/acs.jpca.5b07585

Kvapilová H, Sattler W, Sattler A, Sazanovich IV, Clark IP, Towrie M, Gray HB, Záliš S and Vl¿ek A (2015). Electronic Excited States of Tungsten(0) Arylisocyanides. Inorg Chem  vol. 54, (17) 8518-8528. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b01203

McCusker JK and Vl¿ek A (2015). Ultrafast excited-state processes in inorganic systems. Acc Chem Res  vol. 48, (5) 1207-1208. 10.1021/acs.accounts.5b00235

Záliš S, Lam Y-C, Gray HB and Vl¿ek A (2015). Spin-orbit TDDFT electronic structure of diplatinum(II,II) complexes. Inorg Chem  vol. 54, (7) 3491-3500. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b00063

Vl¿ek A, Kvapilová H, Towrie M and Záliš S (2015). Electron-transfer acceleration investigated by time resolved infrared spectroscopy. Acc Chem Res  vol. 48, (3) 868-876. 10.1021/ar5004048

Bohne C, Pan Q, Ceroni P, Börjesson K, Rohacova J, Lewis F, Vlcek A, Bassani DM, Würthner F, Sartorel A, de Silva AP, Nocera D, Scandola F, Lemon C, Allain C, Brudvig GW, Marchesan S, Sundstrom V, Campagna S, Sheehan SW, Plötz P-A, Monti F, Kelly JM, Gibson E, Maneiro M and Harriman (2015). Natural and artificial photosynthesis: general discussion. Faraday Discuss  vol. 185, 187-217. 10.1039/C5FD90089A

Ceroni P, Pikramenou Z, Prodi L, Pan Q, Adams D, Weinstein J, Lewis F, Bohne C, Vlcek A, Bassani DM, de Silva AP, Moucheron C, Nocera D, Díaz-Moscoso A, Padilla M, Lemon C, Campagna S, Bradberry S, Galoppini E, Plötz P-A, Kelly JM, Rohacova J, Harriman A, Keane P, Gust D, Vos J and M (2015). Luminescence sensing and imaging: general discussion. Faraday Discuss  vol. 185, 311-335. 10.1039/c5fd90090e

2014

Frei F, Rondi A, Espa D, Mercuri ML, Pilia L, Serpe A, Odeh A, Van Mourik F, Chergui M, Feurer T, Deplano P, Vl¿ek A and Cannizzo A (2014). Ultrafast electronic and vibrational relaxations in mixed-ligand dithione-dithiolato Ni, Pd, and Pt complexes. Dalton Trans  vol. 43, (47) 17666-17676. 10.1039/c4dt01955e

Pospíšil P, Luxem KE, Ener M, Sýkora J, Kocábová J, Gray HB, Vl¿ek A and Hof M (2014). Fluorescence quenching of (dimethylamino)naphthalene dyes Badan and Prodan by tryptophan in cytochromes P450 and micelles. J Phys Chem B  vol. 118, (34) 10085-10091. 10.1021/jp504625d

Blanco-Rodríguez AM, Kvapilová H, Sýkora J, Towrie M, Nervi C, Volpi G, Záliš S and Vl¿ek A (2014). Photophysics of singlet and triplet intraligand excited states in [ReCl(CO)3(1-(2-pyridyl)-imidazo[1,5-?]pyridine)] complexes. J Am Chem Soc  vol. 136, (16) 5963-5973. 10.1021/ja413098m

2013

Zeng Q, Messaoudani M, Jr VA and Hartl F (2013). Temperature-dependent reduction pathways of complexes fac-[Re(CO)(3)(N-R-imidazole)(1,10-phenanthroline)(+) (R = H, CH3). Electrochimica Acta  vol. 110, 702-708. 10.1016/j.electacta.2013.02.018

Takematsu K, Williamson H, Blanco-Rodríguez AM, Sokolová L, Nikolovski P, Kaiser JT, Towrie M, Clark IP, Vl¿ek A, Winkler JR and Gray HB (2013). Tryptophan-accelerated electron flow across a protein-protein interface. J Am Chem Soc  vol. 135, (41) 15515-15525. 10.1021/ja406830d

Záliš S, Milne CJ, El Nahhas A, Blanco-Rodríguez AM, van der Veen RM and Vl¿ek A (2013). Re and Br X-ray absorption near-edge structure study of the ground and excited states of [ReBr(CO)3(bpy)] interpreted by DFT and TD-DFT calculations. Inorg Chem  vol. 52, (10) 5775-5785. 10.1021/ic3025843

El Nahhas A, van der Veen RM, Penfold TJ, Pham VT, Lima FA, Abela R, Blanco-Rodriguez AM, Záliš S, Vl¿ek A, Tavernelli I, Rothlisberger U, Milne CJ and Chergui M (2013). X-ray absorption spectroscopy of ground and excited rhenium-carbonyl-diimine complexes: evidence for a two-center electron transfer. J Phys Chem A  vol. 117, (2) 361-369. 10.1021/jp3106502

Perutz RN, Torres O and Vl¿ek A (2013). Photochemistry of Metal Carbonyls. Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry II (Second Edition): From Elements to Applications  10.1016/B978-0-08-097774-4.00801-9

2012

Heydová R, Gindensperger E, Romano R, Sýkora J, Vl¿ek A, Záliš S and Daniel C (2012). Spin-orbit treatment of UV-vis absorption spectra and photophysics of rhenium(I) carbonyl-bipyridine complexes: MS-CASPT2 and TD-DFT analysis. J Phys Chem A  vol. 116, (46) 11319-11329. 10.1021/jp305461z

Jr VA (2012). Solar fuels Preface. Coordination Chemistry Reviews  vol. 256, (21-22) 2397-2398. 10.1016/j.ccr.2012.05.011

Warren JJ, Ener ME, Jr VA, Winkler JR and Gray HB (2012). Electron hopping through proteins. Coordination Chemistry Reviews  vol. 256, (21-22) 2478-2487. 10.1016/j.ccr.2012.03.032

Durrell AC, Keller GE, Lam Y-C, Sýkora J, Vl¿ek A and Gray HB (2012). Structural control of 1A2u-to-3A2u intersystem crossing in diplatinum(II,II) complexes. J Am Chem Soc  vol. 134, (34) 14201-14207. 10.1021/ja305666b

Zeng Q, Messaoudani M, Jr VA and Hartl F (2012). Electrochemical Reductive Deprotonation of an Imidazole Ligand in a Bipyridine Tricarbonyl Rhenium(I) Complex. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry  (3) 471-474. 10.1002/ejic.201101100

2011

Olmon ED, Sontz PA, Blanco-Rodríguez AM, Towrie M, Clark IP, Vl¿ek A and Barton JK (2011). Charge photoinjection in intercalated and covalently bound [Re(CO)3(dppz)(py)]+-DNA constructs monitored by time-resolved visible and infrared spectroscopy. J Am Chem Soc  vol. 133, (34) 13718-13730. 10.1021/ja205568r

Zalis S, Consani C, El Nahhas A, Cannizzo A, Chergui M, Hartl F and Vlcek A (2011). Origin of electronic absorption spectra of MLCT-excited and one-electron reduced 2,2 '-bipyridine and 1,10-phenanthroline complexes. Inorg Chim Acta  vol. 374, (1) 578-585. 10.1016/j.ica.2011.02.084

Blanco-Rodríguez AM, Towrie M, Sýkora J, Záliš S and Vl¿ek A (2011). Photoinduced intramolecular tryptophan oxidation and excited-state behavior of [Re(L-AA)(CO)3(?-diimine)](+) (L = pyridine or imidazole, AA = tryptophan, tyrosine, phenylalanine). Inorg Chem  vol. 50, (13) 6122-6134. 10.1021/ic200252z

Blanco-Rodríguez AM, Di Bilio AJ, Shih C, Museth AK, Clark IP, Towrie M, Cannizzo A, Sudhamsu J, Crane BR, Sýkora J, Winkler JR, Gray HB, Záliš S and Vl¿ek A (2011). Phototriggering electron flow through Re(I)-modified Pseudomonas aeruginosa azurins. Chemistry  vol. 17, (19) 5350-5361. 10.1002/chem.201002162

Sokolová L, Williamson H, Sýkora J, Hof M, Gray HB, Brutschy B and Vlcek A (2011). Mass spectrometric characterization of oligomers in Pseudomonas aeruginosa azurin solutions. J Phys Chem B  vol. 115, (16) 4790-4800. 10.1021/jp110460k

El Nahhas A, Consani C, Blanco-Rodríguez AM, Lancaster KM, Braem O, Cannizzo A, Towrie M, Clark IP, Zális S, Chergui M and Vlcek A (2011). Ultrafast excited-state dynamics of rhenium(I) photosensitizers [Re(Cl)(CO)3(N,N)] and [Re(imidazole)(CO)3(N,N)]+: diimine effects. Inorg Chem  vol. 50, (7) 2932-2943. 10.1021/ic102324p

Bakova R, Chergui M, Daniel C, Vlcek A and Zalis S (2011). Relativistic effects in spectroscopy and photophysics of heavy-metal complexes illustrated by spin-orbit calculations of [Re(imidazole)(CO)(3)(phen)](+). Coordin Chem Rev  vol. 255, (7-8) 975-989. 10.1016/j.ccr.2010.12.027

van der Veen RM, Cannizzo A, van Mourik F, Vl¿ek A and Chergui M (2011). Vibrational relaxation and intersystem crossing of binuclear metal complexes in solution. J Am Chem Soc  vol. 133, (2) 305-315. 10.1021/ja106769w

2010

Williamson HR, Sokolova L, Sykora J, Winkler JR, Jr VA and Gray HB (2010). Kinetics of electron transfer in Re(H126)(W122) Pseudomonas aeruginosa azurin. Abstracts of Papers of The American Chemical Society  vol. 240,

Vlcek A (2010). Dithiolenes and non-innocent redox-active ligands Preface. Coordin Chem Rev  vol. 254, (13-14) 1357-1357. 10.1016/j.ccr.2010.01.015

El Nahhas A, Cannizzo A, van Mourik F, Blanco-Rodríguez AM, Zális S, Vlcek A and Chergui M (2010). Ultrafast excited-state dynamics of [Re(L)(CO)3(bpy)]n complexes: involvement of the solvent. J Phys Chem A  vol. 114, (22) 6361-6369. 10.1021/jp101999m

Vlcek A (2010). Ultrafast Excited-State Processes in Re(I) Carbonyl-Diimine Complexes: From Excitation to Photochemistry. Top Organometal Chem  vol. 29, 73-114. 10.1007/3418_2009_4

2009

Blanco-Rodríguez AM, Busby M, Ronayne K, Towrie M, Gr¿dinaru C, Sudhamsu J, Sýkora J, Hof M, Zális S, Di Bilio AJ, Crane BR, Gray HB and Vlcek A (2009). Relaxation dynamics of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Re(I)(CO)3(alpha-diimine)(HisX)+ (X = 83, 107, 109, 124, 126)Cu(II) azurins. J Am Chem Soc  vol. 131, (33) 11788-11800. 10.1021/ja902744s

Blanco-Rodriguez AM, Towrie M, Collin JP, Zalis S and Vlcek A (2009). Excited-state relaxation dynamics of Re(I) tricarbonyl complexes with macrocyclic phenanthroline ligands studied by time-resolved IR spectroscopy. Dalton T  (20) 3941-3949. 10.1039/b820748h

2008

Cannizzo A, Blanco-Rodriguez AM, El Nahhas A, Sebera J, Zalis S, Vlcek A and Chergui M (2008). Femtosecond fluorescence and intersystem crossing in rhenium(I) carbonyl-bipyridine complexes. J Am Chem Soc  vol. 130, (28) 8967-8974. 10.1021/ja710763w

Shih C, Museth AK, Abrahamsson M, Blanco-Rodriguez AM, Di Bilio AJ, Sudhamsu J, Crane BR, Ronayne KL, Towrie M, Vlcek A, Richards JH, Winkler JR and Gray HB (2008). Tryptophan-accelerated electron flow through proteins. Science  vol. 320, (5884) 1760-1762. 10.1126/science.1158241

Gabrielsson A, Towrie M, Zális S and Vlcek A (2008). Nanosecond CO photodissociation and excited-state character of [Ru(X)(X')(CO)2(N,N'-diisopropyl-1,4-diazabutadiene)] (X=X'=Cl or I; X=Me, X'=I; X=SnPh3, X'=Cl) studied by time-resolved infrared spectroscopy and DFT calculations. Inorg Chem  vol. 47, (10) 4236-4242. 10.1021/ic702304k

Blanco-Rodriguez AM, Ronayne KL, Zalis S, Sykora J, Hof M and Vlcek A (2008). Solvation-driven excited-state dynamics of [Re(4-Et-Pyridine)(CO)(3)(2,2 '-bipyridine)](+) in imidazolium ionic liquids. A time-resolved infrared and phosphorescence study. J Phys Chem A  vol. 112, (16) 3506-3514. 10.1021/jp710442v

Busby M, Hartl F, Matousek P, Towrie M and Vlcek A (2008). Ultrafast excited state dynamics controlling photochemical isomerization of N-methyl-4-[trans-2-(4-pyridyl)ethenyl]pyridinium coordinated to a {Re I(CO)3(2,2'-bipyridine)} chromophore. Chemistry  vol. 14, (23) 6912-6923. 10.1002/chem.200800188

2007

Sato S, Sekine A, Ohashi Y, Ishitani O, Blanco-Rodríguez AM, Vlcek A, Unno T and Koike K (2007). Photochemical ligand substitution reactions of fac-[Re(bpy)(CO)3Cl] and derivatives. Inorg Chem  vol. 46, (9) 3531-3540. 10.1021/ic0621603

Busby M, Matousek P, Towrie M and Vlcek A (2007). Ultrafast excited-state dynamics of photoisomerizing complexes fac-[Re(Cl)(CO)(3)(papy)(2)] and fac-[Re(papy)(CO)(3)(bpy)](+) (papy = trans-4-phenylazopyridine). Inorg Chim Acta  vol. 360, (3) 885-896. 10.1016/j.ica.2006.06.018

Vlcek A and Zalis S (2007). Modeling of charge-transfer transitions and excited states in d(6) transition metal complexes by DFT techniques. Coordin Chem Rev  vol. 251, (3-4) 258-287. 10.1016/j.ccr.2006.05.021

2006

Gabrielsson A, Busby M, Matousek P, Towrie M, Hevia E, Cuesta L, Perez J, Zális S and Vlcek A (2006). Electronic structure and excited states of rhenium(I) amido and phosphido carbonyl-bipyridine complexes studied by picosecond time-resolved IR spectroscopy and DFT calculations. Inorg Chem  vol. 45, (24) 9789-9797. 10.1021/ic0614768

Gabrielsson A, Blanco-Rodriguez AM, Matousek P, Towrie M and Vlcek A (2006). Different mechanisms of photochemical Re-Me and Re-Et bond homolysis in [Re(R)(CO)(3)(4,4 '-dimethyl-2,2 '-bipyridine)]. A time-resolved IR spectroscopic study ranging from picoseconds to microseconds. Organometallics  vol. 25, (9) 2148-2156. 10.1021/om0508886

Blanco-Rodriguez AM, Busby M, Gradinaru C, Crane BR, Di Bilio AJ, Matousek P, Towrie M, Leigh BS, Richards JH, Vlcek A and Gray HB (2006). Excited-state dynamics of structurally characterized [Re-I(CO)(3)(phen)(HisX)](+) (X=83,109) Pseudomonas aeruginosa azurins in aqueous solution. J Am Chem Soc  vol. 128, (13) 4365-4370. 10.1021/ja057451+

Gabrielsson A, Hartl F, Zhang H, Lindsay Smith JR, Towrie M, Vlcek A and Perutz RN (2006). Ultrafast charge separation in a photoreactive rhenium-appended porphyrin assembly monitored by picosecond transient infrared spectroscopy. J Am Chem Soc  vol. 128, (13) 4253-4266. 10.1021/ja0539802

2005

Gabrielsson A, Matousek P, Towrie M, Hartl F, Zalis S and Vlcek A (2005). Excited states of nitro-polypyridine metal complexes and their ultrafast decay. Time-resolved IR Absorption, spectroelectrochemistry, and TD-DFT calculations of fac-[Re(Cl)(CO)3(5-nitro-1,10-phenanthroline)]. J Phys Chem A  vol. 109, (28) 6147-6153. 10.1021/jp051677h

Blanco Rodríguez AM, Gabrielsson A, Motevalli M, Matousek P, Towrie M, Sebera J, Zális S and Vlcek A (2005). Ligand-to-diimine/metal-to-diimine charge-transfer excited states of [Re(NCS)(CO)3(alpha-diimine)] (alpha-diimine = 2,2'-bipyridine, di-iPr-N,N-1,4-diazabutadiene). A spectroscopic and computational study. J Phys Chem A  vol. 109, (23) 5016-5025. 10.1021/jp044114z

Busby M, Matousek P, Towrie M and Vlcek A (2005). Ultrafast excited-state dynamics preceding a ligand trans-cis isomerization of fac-[Re(Cl)(CO)(3)(t-4-styrylpyridine)(2)] and fac-[Re(t-4-styrylpyridine)(CO)(3)(2,2 ' bipyridine)](+). J Phys Chem A  vol. 109, (13) 3000-3008. 10.1021/jp044753+

Towrie M, Gabrielsson A, Matousek P, Parker AW, Rodriguez AMB and Vlcek A (2005). A high-sensitivity femtosecond to microsecond time-resolved infrared vibrational spectrometer. Appl Spectrosc  vol. 59, (4) 467-473. 10.1366/0003702053641397

Vlcek A and Zális S (2005). Comments on Theoretical studies of ground and excited electronic states in a series of halide rhenium(I) bipyridine complexes. J Phys Chem A  vol. 109, (12) 2991-2992. 10.1021/jp0445829

2004

Gabrielsson A, Zális S, Matousek P, Towrie M and Vlcek A (2004). Ultrafast photochemical dissociation of an equatorial CO ligand from trans(X,X)-[Ru(X)2(CO)2(bpy)] (X = Cl, Br, I): a picosecond time-resolved infrared spectroscopic and DFT computational study. Inorg Chem  vol. 43, (23) 7380-7388. 10.1021/ic049548n

Busby M, Gabrielsson A, Matousek P, Towrie M, Di Bilio AJ, Gray HB and Vlcek A (2004). Excited-state dynamics of fac-[ReI(L)(CO)3(phen)]+ and fac-[ReI(L)(CO)3(5-NO2-phen)]+ (L = imidazole, 4-ethylpyridine; phen = 1,10-phenanthroline) complexes. Inorg Chem  vol. 43, (16) 4994-5002. 10.1021/ic035471b

Busby M, Matousek P, Towrie M, Clark IP, Motevalli M, Hartl F and Vlcek A (2004). Rhenium-to-benzoylpyridine and rhenium-to-bipyridine MLCT excited states of fac-[Re(Cl)(4-benzoylpyridine)(2)(CO)(3)] and fac-[Re(4-benzoylpyridine)(CO)(3)(bpy)](+): a time-resolved spectroscopic and spectroelectrochemical study. Inorg Chem  vol. 43, (14) 4523-4530. 10.1021/ic049659m

Liard DJ, Busby M, Matousek P, Towrie M and Vlcek A (2004). Picosecond relaxation of (MLCT)-M-3 excited states of [Re(Etpy)(CO)(3)(dmb)](+) and [Re(Cl)(CO)(3)(bpy)] as revealed by time-resolved resonance raman, UV-vis, and IR absorption spectroscopy. J Phys Chem A  vol. 108, (13) 2363-2369. 10.1021/jp0366320

Zális S, Busby M, Kotrba T, Matousek P, Towrie M and Vlcek A (2004). Excited-state characters and dynamics of [W(CO)(5)(4-cyanopyridine)] and [W(CO)(5)(piperidine)] studied by picosecond time-resolved IR and resonance Raman spectroscopy and DFT calculations: roles of W --> L and W --> CO MLCT and LF excited states revised. Inorg Chem  vol. 43, (5) 1723-1734. 10.1021/ic035089z

Liard DJ, Busby M, Farrell IR, Matousek P, Towrie M and Vlcek A (2004). Mechanism and dynamics of interligand electron transfer in fac-[Re(MQ(+))(CO)(3)(dmb)](2+). An ultrafast time-resolved visible and IR absorption, resonance raman, and emission study (dmb = 4,4 '-dimethyl-2,2 '-bipyridine, MQ(+) = N-methyl-4,4 '-bipyridini. J Phys Chem A  vol. 108, (4) 556-567. 10.1021/jp036822a

Busby M, Liard DJ, Motevalli M, Toms H and Vlcek A (2004). Molecular structures of electron-transfer active complexes [Re(XQ(+))(CO)(3)(NN)](2+) (XQ(+) N-Me-4,4 '-bipyridinium or N-Ph-4,4 '-bipyridinium; NN = bpy, 4,4 '-Me-2-2,2 '-bpy or N,N '-bis-isopropyl-1,4-diazabutadiene) in the solid state and solution: an. Inorg Chim Acta  vol. 357, (1) 167-176. 10.1016/S0020-1693(03)00386-4

2003

Liard DJ, Kleverlaan CJ and Vlcek A (2003). Solvent-dependent dynamics of the MQ*-->ReII excited-state electron transfer in [Re(MQ+)(CO)3(dmb)]2+. Inorg Chem  vol. 42, (24) 7995-8002. 10.1021/ic0346376

Zalis S, Farrell IR and Vlcek A (2003). The involvement of metal-to-CO charge transfer and ligand-field excited states in the spectroscopy and photochemistry of mixed-ligand metal carbonyls. A theoretical and spectroscopic study of [W(CO)(4)(1,2-ethylenediamine)] and [W(CO)(4)(N,/N '-bis-alkyl-. J Am Chem Soc  vol. 125, (15) 4580-4592. 10.1021/ja021022j

Zalis S, VLCEK A and Daniel C (2003). The character of low-lying excited states of mixed-ligand metal carbonyls. TD-DFT and CASSCF/CASPT2 study of [W(CO)(4)L] (L = ethylenediamine, N,N '-dialkyl-1,4-diazabutadiene) and [W(CO)(5)L] (L = pyridine, 4-cyanopyridine). Czechoslov. Chem. Commun.  vol. 68, (1) 89-104. 10.1135/cccc20030089

2002

Farrell IR, Matousek P, Towrie M, Parker AW, Grills DC, George MW and Vlcek A (2002). Direct observation of competitive ultrafast CO dissociation and relaxation of an MLCT excited state: picosecond time-resolved infrared spectroscopic study of [Cr(CO)(4)(2,2'-bipyridine)]. Inorg Chem  vol. 41, (17) 4318-4323. 10.1021/ic020218h

Vlcek A (2002). Highlights of the spectroscopy, photochemistry and electrochemistry of [M(CO)(4)(alpha-diimine)] complexes, M=Cr, Mo, W. Coordin Chem Rev  vol. 230, (1-2) 225-242. 10.1016/S0010-8545(02)00047-4

Vlcek A (2002). Preface. Coordin Chem Rev  vol. 230, (1-2) 1-1. 10.1016/S0010-8545(01)00468-4

2001

Turki M, Daniel C, Zalis S, Vlcek A, van Slageren J and Stufkens DJ (2001). UV-visible absorption spectra of [Ru(E)(E ')(CO)(2)(iPr-DAB)] (E = E ' = SnPh3 or Cl; E = SnPh3 or Cl, E ' = CH3; iPr-DAB = N,N '-di-isopropyl-1,4-diaza-1,3-butadiene): Combination of CASSCF/CASPT2 and TD-DFT calculations. J Am Chem Soc  vol. 123, (46) 11431-11440. 10.1021/ja010782b

Farrell IR, Hartl F, Zalis S, Wanner M, Kaim W and Vlcek A (2001). Electrochemical oxidation of [Cr(CO)(4)(tmp)] to the low-spin Cr(I) species [Cr(CO)(4)(tmp)](+) (tmp=3,4,7,8-tetramethyl-1,10-phenanthroline): an IR, UV-Vis, and EPR spectroelectrochemical and DFT computational study of the accompanying changes in molecul. Inorg Chim Acta  vol. 318, (1-2) 143-151. 10.1016/S0020-1693(01)00421-2

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