Peer-reviewed articles

35.      Leier, J.; Rauther, P. Tabone, R.; Bizzarri, C.*; Unterreiner, A.-N.*;

           "Excited state dynamics of homoleptic Zn(II) dipyrrin complexes and their application in photocatalysis"

           New J. Chem.2024, accepted manuscript 

34.      Ferraro, V.; Bizzarri, C.; Bräse, S.;

           "Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence (TADF) MaterialsBased on Earth-Abundant Transition Metal Complexes:Synthesis, Design and Applications"

           Adv. Sci.2024, 2404866

33.       Bruschi, C.; Gui, X.; Rauthe, P.; Fuhr, O.; Unterreiner, A.-N.; Klopper, W.; Bizzarri, C.*

           "Dual Role of a Novel heteroleptic Cu(I) Complex in Visible-Light-Driven CO2 Reduction"

           Chem. Eur. J.2024, asap

32.       Ferraro, V.; Fuhr, O.; Bizzarri, C.; Bräse, S.

             "Substituted Pyrrole-based Schiff Bases: Effect On The Luminescence Of Neutral Heteroleptic Cu(I) Complexes"

            Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2024

31.       Gracia, L.-L.; Henkel, P.; Fuhr, O.; Bizzarri, C.* 

             "Selectivity control towards CO versus H2 for photo-driven CO2 reduction with a novel Co(II) catalyst"

            Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2023, 19, 1766-1775

30.       Bruschi, C.; Gui, X.; Fuhr, O.; Klopper, W.; Bizzarri, C.*

           "Reaching strong absorption up to 700 nm with new benzo[g]quinoxaline-based heteroleptic copper(I) complexes for light-harvesting applications"

           Dalton Trans., 2023, 52, 7809 - 7818 https://DOI


29.       Lemma,E. D.; Tabone, R.; Richler, K.; Schneider,A.; Bizzarri, C.; Weth, F.; Niemeyer, C.; Bastmeyer, M.

            "Selective Positioning of Different Cell Types on 3D Scaffolds via DNA Hybridization"

            ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2023, 15, 14048−14057


28.       Gracia, L.-L.; Barani, E.; Braun, J.; Carter, A. B.; Fuhr, O.; Powell, A. K.; Fink, K.; Bizzarri, C.*

            "Photocatalytic reduction of CO2 by highly efficient homogeneous FeII catalyst based on 2,6-bis(1’,2’,3’-triazolyl-methyl)pyridine. Comparison with analogues."

            ChemCatChem.  2022, e202201163


27.       Bizzarri, C.*

            "Homogeneous systems containing earth-abundant metal complexes for photoactivated CO2-reduction: recent advances."

            Eur. J. Org. Chem.  2022, accepted


26.       Hong, G.; Si, C.; Kumar Gupta, A.; Bizzarri, C.; Nieger, M.; Samuel, I. D. W.; Zysman-Colman, E.;* Bräse, S.;*

            "Fluorinated dibenzo[a,c]-phenazine-based green to red thermally activated delayed fluorescent OLED emitters"

            J. Mater. Chem. C 2022, asap 

25.       Zippel, C.; Israil, R.; Schlüssler, L.; Hassan, Z.; Schneider, E. K.; Weis, P.; Nieger, M.; Bizzarri, C.; Kappes, M. M.; Riehn, C.; Diller, R.; Bräse, S.*

            "Metal-to-Metal Distance Modulated Au(I)/Ru(II) Cyclophanyl Complexes: Cooperative Effects in Photoredox Catalysis"

            Chem. Eur. J. 2021, 27, 15188-15201

24.       Grupe, M.; Boden, P.; Di Martino-Fumo, P.; Gui, X.; Bruschi, C. Israil, R.; Schmitt, M.; Nieger, M.; Gerhards, M.; Klopper, W.; Riehn, C.; Bizzarri, C.*; Diller, R.*

            "Time-resolved spectroscopy and electronic structure of mono- and dinuclear pyridyl-triazole/DPEPhos based Cu(I) complexes"

            Chem. Eur. J. 2021, 27, 15252  link


23.       Tabone, R.; Feser, D.; Lemma, E. D.; Schepers, U.; Bizzarri, C.* 

            "Intriguing Heteroleptic ZnII bis(dipyrrinato) Emitters in the Far-Red Region With Large Pseudo-Stokes Shift for Bioimaging"

            Front. Chem. 20219, 754420 link


22.       Bruschi, C.; Gui, X.; Salaeh-arae, N.; Barchi, T.; Fuhr, O.; Lebedkin, S.; Klopper, W.; Bizzarri, C.* 

            "Versatile Heteroleptic Cu(I) Complexes Based on Quino(xa)line-Triazole Ligands: from Visible-Light Absorption and Cooperativity to Luminescence and Photoredox Catalysis"

            Eur. J. Inorg, Chem. 2021, doi:10.1002/ejic.202100653   


21.       Ferrari, F.; Braun, J.; Anson, C. E.; Wilts, B.; Moatsou, D;* Bizzarri, C.*
            "Cyan-Emitting Cu(I) Complexes and Their Luminescent Metallopolymers"

             Molecules2021, 26, 2567 
           (Invited for the Special Issue "Synthesis and Investigation of Novel Coordination Compounds)

20.       Gracia, L.-L., Luci, L.; Bruschi, C.; Sambri, L.; Weis, P.; Fuhr, O.; Bizzarri, C.*
            "New Photosensitizers Based on Heteroleptic CuI Complexes and CO2 Photocatalytic Reduction with [NiII(cyclam)]Cl2"

             Chem. Eur. J.2020, 26, 9929-9937

  •             Part of the special issue: "Young Chemists"

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19.       Sani, U.; Tungulin, D.; Bizzarri, C.; Cucinotta, F.
            "Turning weak emitters into outstanding luminescent materials using rigid host media"

             RSC Advances, 2020, 10, 2841-2845


18.       Busch, J.; Knoll, D. M.; Zippel, C.; Bräse, S.;* Bizzarri, C.*
Metal-supported and –assisted stereoselective cooperative photoredox catalysis"

             Dalton Transaction, 2019, 48, 15338-15357!divAbstract









17.       Tungulin, D.; Leier, J.; Carter, A. B.; Powell, A. K.; Albuquerque, Q. R.;         
            Unterreiner, A.-N.; Bizzarri, C.*
            “Chasing BODIPY: Enhancement of luminescence in
             homoleptic bis(dipyrrinato) Zn(II) complexes
            utilising symmetric and unsymmetrical dipyrrins”
            Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 3816.


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16.     Hoffmann, M.; Bizzarri, C.; Leitner, W.; Müller, T. E.
           “Reaction pathways at the initial steps of trioxane polymerisation”
          Catal. Sci. Technol. 2018, 8, 5594.


15.       Matteucci, E.; Monti, F.; Mazzoni, R.; Baschieri, A.; Bizzarri, C.*; Sambri, L.
            “Click-Derived Triazolylidenes as Chelating Ligands:
           Achievement of a Neutral and Luminescent Iridium(III)-Triazolide Complex”
            Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 11673-11686.


14.       Bizzarri, C.*; Arndt, A. P.; Kohaut, S.; Fink, K.; Nieger, M.
            “Mononuclear and dinuclear heteroleptic Cu(I) complexes
            based on pyridyl-triazole and DPEPhos with long-lived excited-state lifetimes”
            Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 2018, 871, 140-149. 

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13.       Donato, L.; Atoini, Y.; Prasetyanto,E. A.; Chen, P.; Rosticher, C.; Bizzarri, C.; Rissanen, K.;
De Cola, L.;
“Selective Encapsulation and Enhancement of the Emission Properties of a Luminescent Cu(I) Complex in Mesoporous Silica”
Helv. Chim. Acta 2018, 101, e1700273.DOI:10.1002/hlca.201700273


12.       Bizzarri, C.; Hundemer F.; Busch, J.; Bräse, S.

            “Triplet emitters versus TADF emitters in OLEDs: A comparative study”

            Polyhedron 2018, 140, 51-66. DOI:10.1016/j.poly.2017.11.032


11.       Bizzarri, C.; Spuling, E.; Knoll. D. M.; Volz, D.; Bräse, S.
            “Sustainable metal complexes for organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs)”
            Coord. Chem. Rev. 2017, in press DOI:10.1016/j.ccr.2017.09.011


10.       Ghattas, G.; Bizzarri, C.; Hoelscher, M.; Langanke, J.; Gürtler, C.; Leitner, W.; Subhani, M. A.; “Interaction of Formaldehyde with a Water-Tolerant Frustrated Lewis Pair”
Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 3205-3208. DOI:10.1039/C6CC08044H


9.         Bizzarri, C., Vogt H.; Baráth G.; Leitner, W.; Müller, E. T.
 “Sustainable poly(acetalcarbonates) as Useful Polymer Building Blocks Obtained by Repolymerisation of Paraformaldehyde”
Green Chem. 2016, 18, 5160-5168. DOI:10.1039/C6GC00863A


8.         Bizzarri C., Fléchon C., Fenwick O., Cacialli F., Polo F., Gálvez-López M.-D., Yang C.-H., Scintilla S., Föhlich R., De Cola L.,
“Luminescent Neutral Cu(I) Complexes: Synthesis, Characterization and Application in Solution-Processed OLED”
ECS J. Solid State Sci. Technol. 2016, 5, R83-R90.DOI:doi: 10.1149/2.0021606jss


7.         Offermans, K. W.; Bizzarri., C.; Leitner, W.; Müller, T. E.;
“Surprisingly facile CO2 insertion into cobalt alkoxide bonds: a theoretical investigation” Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2015, 11, 1340-1351. DOI:10.3762/bjoc.11.144


6.         Bizzarri C.; Strabler C.; Prock J.; Trettenbrein B.; Ruggenthaler M.; Yang C.-H.; Polo F.; Iordache A., Brüggeller P.; De Cola L.;
“Luminescent Dinuclear Cu(I) Complexes Containing Rigid Tetraphosphine Ligands”
Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 10944-10951. DOI:10.1021/ic5012204


5.         Cucinotta, F.; Guenet, A.; Bizzarri, C.; De Cola, L.; Mroz, W.; Botta, C.; Medina, B. M.; Gierschner, J.;
“Energy Transfer at the Zeolite L Boundaries: Towards Photo- and Electroresponsive Materials” ChemPlusChem, 2014, 79, 45-57. DOI:10.1002/cplu.201300272


4.         Bizzarri, C.; Conte, V.; Floris, B.; Galloni, P.
“Solvent effects of ionic liquids: investigation of ferrocenes as electrochemical probes”
J. Phys. Org. Chem. 2011, 24, 327-334. DOI:10.1002/poc.1759


3.         Y ang, C.-H.; Beltran, J.; Lemaur, V .; Cornil, J.; Hartmann, D.; Sarfert, W .; Froehlich, R.;
Bizzarri, C.; De Cola, L.
“Iridium Metal Complexes Containing N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands for Blue-Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells”
 Inorg. Chem.2010, 49, 9891-9901. DOI:10.1021/ic1009253


2.         Mydlak, M.; Bizzarri, C.; Hartmann, D.; Sarfert, W.; Schmid, G.; De Cola, L.
“Positively Charged Iridium(III) Triazole Derivatives as Blue Emitters for Light- Emitting Electrochemical Cells”
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2010, 20, 1812-1820. DOI:10.1002/adfm.201000223


1.         Nemykin, V. N.; Rohde, G. T.; Barrett, C. D.; Hadt, R. G.; Bizzarri, C.; Galloni, P.; Floris, B.;
Nowik, I.; Herber, R. H.; Marrani, A. G.; Zanoni, Robert.; Loim, N. M.
“Electron-Transfer Processes in Metal-Free Tetraferrocenylporphyrin. Understanding Internal Interactions To Access Mixed-Valence States Potentially Useful for Quantum Cellular Automata”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 14969-14978. DOI:10.1021/ja905310h