Dr Ajay Venugopal
Associate Professor (Chemistry)
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Selected Publications

                

 

Mechanistic investigations on bismuth catalyzed reduction of ketones and phosphine oxides
A. Benny, D. Sharma, Ankur, T. Rajeshkumar, L. Maron, A. Venugopal, Chem. Eur. J., 2023, e202300588.

Crystallographic evidence for a continuum and reversal of roles in primary–secondary interactions in antimony Lewis acids: Applications in carbonyl activation
D. Sharma, A. Benny, R. Gupta, E. D. Jemmis, A. Venugopal, Chem. Commun., 2022, 58, 11009.

Reversing Lewis acidity from bismuth to antimony
D. Sharma, S. Balasubramaniam, S. Kumar, E. D. Jemmis, A. Venugopal, Chem. Commun., 2021, 57, 8889.

Cationic zinc hydride catalyzed carbon dioxide reduction to formate: Deciphering elementary reactions, isolation of intermediates, and computational investigations
R. Chambenahalli, R. M. Bhargav, K. N. McCabe, A. P. Andrews, F. Ritter, J. Okuda, L. Maron, A. Venugopal, Chem. Eur. J., 2021, 27, 7391.

Electrophilic organobismuth dication catalyzes carbonyl hydrosilylation
R. Kannan, S. Balasubramaniam, S. Kumar, R. Chambenahalli, E. D. Jemmis, A. Venugopal, Chem. Eur. J., 2020, 26, 12717.

Organoaluminum cation for carbonyl activation
R. Kannan, R. Chambenahalli, S. Kumar, A. Krishna, A. P. Andrews, E. D. Jemmis, A. Venugopal, Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 14629.
 
Terminal hydridozinc cation
R. Chambenahalli, A. P. Andrews, F. Ritter, J. Okuda, A. Venugopal, Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 2054.
 
Disguised hydride in a butylmagnesium cation
S. Banerjee, Ankur, A. P. Andrews, A. Venugopal, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 5788.
 
Consequence of ligand bite angle on bismuth Lewis acidity
R. Kannan, S. Kumar, A. P. Andrews, E. D. Jemmis, A. Venugopal, Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56, 9391.

Complete List of Publications
https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=r4Dj8nMAAAAJ&hl=en