Dr Ajay Venugopal
Associate Professor (Chemistry)
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  venugopal@iisertvm.ac.in

Recent Publications

Electrophilic organobismuth dication catalyzes carbonyl hydrosilylation
R. Kannan, S. Balasubramaniam, S. Kumar, R. Chambenahalli, E. D. Jemmis, A. Venugopal, Chem. Eur. J. 2020, DOI:10.1002/chem.202002006.

Trans‐influence in heavy main group compounds: A case study on tris(pyrazolyl)borate bismuth complexes
S. Balasubramaniam, S. Kumar, A. P. Andrews, E. D. Jemmis, A. Venugopal, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2020, DOI:10.1002/ejic.202000314.

Probing the Lewis acidity of heavier pnictogen trichlorides
J. A. Johnson, A. Venugopal, J. Chem. Sci. 2019, 131, 114.
Invited Paper for a Special Issue - 150 Years of the Periodic Table

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.
 
A dicationic bismuth(III) Lewis acid: Catalytic hydrosilylation of olefins "Very Important Paper (VIP)"
S. Balasubramaniam, S. Kumar, A. P. Andrews, B. Varghese,E. D. Jemmis,  A. Venugopal, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2019, 3265.

Amidomagnesium cations
S. Banerjee, Ankur, A. P. Andrews, B. Varghese, A. Venugopal, Dalton Trans. 2019, 48, 7313.
Invited Paper for a Special Issue - New Talent Asia Pacific

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.