Dr Subrata Kundu
Associate Professor (Chemistry)
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For an updated list of publication kindly see https://skunduchem.wixsite.com/skgroup/publications

  1. Three Coordinate Copper(II) Aryls: Key Intermediates in C-O bond formation.
    Kundu, S.; Greene, C.; Williams, K. D.; Salvador, T. K.; Bertke, J. A.; Cundari, T. R.;* Warren, T. H.*
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.2017139, 9112-9115.
  2. Copper(II) Activation of Nitrite: Nitrosation of Nucleophiles and Generation of NO by Thiols. Kundu, S.;* Kim, W. Y.; Bertke, J. A.; Warren, T. H.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 1045-1048. Selected by the editor for featuring in JACS Spotlights (J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 565-565).
  3. Nitric oxide release via oxygen atom transfer from nitrite at copper(II). Sakhaei, Z.; Kundu, S.; Donnelly, J. M.; Bertke, J. A.; Kim, W. Y.; Warren, T. H.* Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 549-552.
  4. Copper Catalyzed sp3 C-H Etherification via Acyl Protected Phenols. Salvador, T. K.; Arnett, C. H.; Kundu, S.; Sapiezynski, N. G.; Bertke, J. A.; Boroujeni, M. R.; Warren, T. H.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 16580-16583.
  5. Redox Non-Innocence of Nitrosobenzene at Nickel.
    Kundu, S.;* Stieber, S. C. E.;* Ferrier, M. G.; Kozimor, S. A.; Bertke, J. A.; Warren, T. H.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 10321-10325.
  6. A Dinitrogen Dicopper(I) Complex via a Mixed Valent Dicopper-hydride. Zhang, S., Fallah, H., Gardner, E. J., Kundu, S.; Bertke, J. A.; Cundari, T. R.;* Warren, T. H.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 9927-9931. (Accepted as a Hot paper)
  7. A Cobalt(II) Iminoiodane Complex and its Scandium Adduct: Mechanistic Promiscuity in Hydrogen Atom Abstraction Reactions. Kundu, S.; Chernev, P.; Engelmann, X.; Chung, C. S., Dau, H.; Bill, E.; England, J.;* Nam, W.;* Ray, K.* Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 14538-14543.
  8. An Open-Shell Spin Singlet Copper-Nitrene Intermediate Binding Redox-innocent Metal Ions: Influence of the Lewis Acidity of the Metal Ions on Spectroscopic and Reactivity Properties.
    Monte-Pérez, I.; Kundu, S.; Ray, K.* Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2015, 614, 78-82.
  9. Mechanism of phenol oxidation by heterodinuclear Ni Cu bis(µ-oxo) complexes involving nucleophilic oxo groups.
    Kundu, S.;# Miceli, E.;# Farquhar, E.; Ray, K.*
    Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 4264-4267.
  10. A high valent heterobimetallic [CuIII(μ-O)2NiIII]2+ core with nucleophilic oxo groups.
    Kundu, S.; Pfaff, F. F.; Miceli, E.; Zaharieva, I.; Herwig, C.; Yao, S.; Farquhar, E. R.; Kuhlmann, U.; Bill, E.; Hildebrandt, P.; Dau, H.; Driess, M.;* Limberg, C.;* Ray, K.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 5622-5626.
    Accepted as a Very Important Publication (VIP) and highlighted on front cover: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 5409-5647..
  11. Lewis acid trapping of an elusive copper-tosylnitrene intermediate using scandium triflate.
    Kundu, S.; Miceli, E.; Farquhar, E.; Pfaff, F. F.; Kuhlmann, U.; Hildebrandt, P.; Braun, B.; Greco, C.; Ray, K.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 14710-14713.
    News coverage: Chemistry Views (Wiley VCH & ChemPubSoc Europe)
    Highlighted in Nature Chemistry news and views (Nat. Chem. 2013, 5, 7-9).
  12. Spectroscopic capture and reactivity of S = ½ nickel(III)–oxygen intermediates in the reaction of a NiII-salt with mCPBA.
    Pfaff, F. F.;# Heims, F.;# Kundu, S.; Mebs, S.; Ray, K.* Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 3730-3732
  13. O-O bond formation mediated by a hexanuclear iron complex supported on a stannoxane core.
    Kundu, S.; Matito, E.; Walleck, S.; Pfaff, F. F.; Heims, F.; Rábay, B.; Luis, J. M.; Company, A.; Braun, B.; Glaser, T.; Ray, K.* Chem. Eur. J. 201218, 2787-2791.
  14. An oxocobalt(IV) complex stabilized by Lewis acid interactions with scandium(III) ions.
    Pfaff, F. F.; Kundu, S.; Risch, M.; Pandian, S.; Heims, F.; Pryjomska-Ray, I.; Haack, P.; Metzinger, R.; Bill, E.; Dau, H.; Comba, P.; Ray, K.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 1711-1715.
  15. Review Article) Metal-oxo-mediated O-O bond formation reactions in chemistry and biology.
    Kundu, S.; Schwalbe, M.;* Ray, K.* BioInorg. React. Mech. 2012, 8, 41-57.