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Last Publications

Last Publications

- 2024-

Luminescence and Excited-State Reactivity in a Heteroleptic Tricyanido Fe(III) Complex 

- 2023 -

Near Room Temperature Stepwise Spin State Switching and Photomagnetic Effect in a Mixed-Valence Molecular Square 

Sujit Kamilya, Sakshi Mehta, Rodrigue Lescouëzec, Yanling Li, Jiri Pechousek, Mohini Semwal,  Abhishake Mondal*

Dalton Trans., 2023, 52, 10700-10707


ON/OFF photo-switching along with reversible spin-state change and single-crystal-to-Single-crystal transformation in a mixed-valence Fe(II)Fe(III) molecular system 

Sujit Kamilya, Sakshi Mehta, Mohini Semwal, Rodrigue Lescouëzec,* Yanling Li, Jiri Pechousek,* Varimalla Raghavendra Reddy, Eric Riviere, Mathieu Rouzières, Abhishake Mondal*

Inorg. Chem., 2023, 62, 23, 8794–8802


Design of redox-active Cs⸦{Fe4Ni4} cyanide-bridged cage complexes bearing monodentate ligands: synthesis, structure and electronic properties

Jana Glatz, Mélodie Donnart, Geoffrey Gontard, Yanling Li, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Cryst. Growth & Design, 2023, 23, 3, 1709–1717


- 2022 -


 + p-NMR

Molecular magnetic materials based on {CoIII(Tp*)(CN)3}-  cyanido-metallate: combined magnetic, structural and 59Co NMR study

Siddhartha De, Alexandrine Flambard, Buqin Xu, Lise-Marie Chamoreau, Geoffrey Gontard, Laurent Lisnard, Yanling Li, Marie-Laure Boillot, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Chem. Eur. J., 2022, 28 (50), e202200783

Enlightening the Alkali Ion Role on the Photomagnetic Effect of FeCo Prussian Blue Analogues

Jana Glatz, Juan-Ramón Jiménez, Louis Godeffroy, Hans Jurgen von Bardeleben, Laure Fillaud, Emmanuel Maisonhaute, Yanling Li, Lise-Marie Chamoreau, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2022, 144, 24, 10888–10901


- 2021 -

Observation of Protonation-Induced Spin State Switching in a Cyanido-Bridged {Fe2Co2} Molecular Square

Prashurya Pritam Mudoi, Anup Choudhury, Yanling Li, Rodrigue Lescouëzec, Rajendiran Marimuthu and Nayanmoni Gogoi*

Inorg. Chem., 2021, 60, 17705–17714


Field-induced Single Ion Magnet behaviour in discrete and one-dimensional complexes containing the bis(1-methylimidazol-2-yl)ketone]-containing cobalt(II) building units

Juan-Ramón Jiménez, Hasnaa El Said, Buqin Xu, Yanling Li,* Jurgen von Bardeleben, Lise-Marie-Chamoreau, Rodrigue Lescouëzec, Sergiu Shova, Diana Visinescu, Maria-Gabriela Alexandru,* and Miguel Julve*

Dalton Trans.. 2021, 50, 16353 - 16363

Building responsive materials by assembling {Fe4Co4} switchable molecular cubes

Qui Pham Xuan, Jana Glatz, Amina Benchohra, Juan-Ramón Jiménez, Rémi Plamont, Lise-Marie Chamoreau,  Alexandrine Flambard, Yanling Li, Laurent Lisnard, Damien Dambournet, Olaf J. Borkiewicz, Marie-Laure Boillot, Laure Catala, Antoine Tissot, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

J. Mat. Chem. C. 2021, 9, 8882 – 8890



The atypical hysteresis of [Fe(C6F5Tp)2]: Interplay between spin crossovers and symmetry-breaking phase transition

Amina Benchohra, Yanling Li, Lise-Marie Chamoreau, Benoit Baptiste, Erik Elkaïm, Nathalie Guillou*, David Kreher*, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 16, 8803  8807

- 2020 -


Thermo- and Electro-Switchable Cs{Fe4-Fe4} Cubic Cage: Spin-Transition and Electrochromism

Jana Glatz, Lise-Marie Chamoreau, Alexandrine Flambard, Jean-François Meunier, Azzedine Bousseksou, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 10950  10953


Two-Step Thermo-Induced Metal-to-Metal Electron Transfer and ON/OFF Photo-Switch in a Molecular [Fe2Co2] Square Complex

Sujit Kamilya, Subrata Ghosh, Yanling Li, Pierre Dechambenoit, Mathieu Rouzières, Rodrigue Lescouëzec, Sakshi Mehta, Abhishake Mondal*

Inorg. Chem. 2020, 9, 17, 11879  11888


Pressure-Induced Conversion of a Paramagnetic FeCo Complex into a Molecular Magnetic Switch with Tuneable Hysteresis

Yanling Li,* Amina Benchohra, Buqin Xu, Benoit Baptiste, Keevin Béneut, Paraskevas Parisiades, Ludovic Delbes, Alain Soyer, Kamel Boukheddaden, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.. 2020, 59, 39, 17272  17276


Electrospray ionization: an efficient approach to deposit polymetallic molecular switches onto gold surfaces

Amina Benchohra, Christophe Méthivier, Jessem Landoulsi*, David Kreher*, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 6587  6589


Electron transfer in the Cs{Mn4Fe4} cubic switch: a soluble molecular model of the MnFe Prussian Blue Analogs (PBAs)

Juan-Ramón Jiménez, Jana Glatz, Amina Benchohra, Geoffrey Gontard, Lise-Marie Chamoreau, Jean-François Meunier, Azzedine Bousseksou, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 8089  8093



Probing the local magnetic structure of the [FeIII(Tp)(CN)3]- building block via Solid-State NMR, Polarized Neutron Diffraction and First Principle Calculations

Siddhartha De, Alexandrine Flambard, Delphine Garnier, Patrick Herson, Frank Köhler, Rodrigue Lescouëzec,* A. Mondal, Béatrice Gillon*, Karine Costuas, Boris Le Guennic* Frédéric Gendron*

Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 52, 12120 – 12136

Solid-state Electrochemistry of Metal Cyanides

Masashi Okubo*, Jérome Long, Daniel R. Talham, Rodrigue Lescouëzec

Comptes Rendus Chimie, 2019, 22, 483 – 489


Tetranuclear [FeII2FeIII2]2+ molecular switch: [FeII(bik)2(N-)2] spin-crossover complexes containing [FeIII(Tp)(CN)3]- metalloligands as N-donor

Delphine Garnier, Abhishake Mondal, Yanling Li, Patrick Herson, Lise-Marie Chamoreau, Loic Toupet, Marylise Buron Le Cointe, Eric M.B. Moos, Frank Breher, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Comptes Rendus Chimie, 2019, 22, 516 – 524


Direct Observation of Charge Transfer and Magnetism in Fe4Co4 Cyanide Bridged Molecular Cubes

Niéli Daffé,* Juan-Ramón Jiménez, Michał Studniarek, Amina Benchohra, Marie-Anne Arrio, Rodrigue Lescouëzec, Jan Dreiser*

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2019, 10, 1799 – 1804


Thermally-induced Spin-crossover and LIESST effect in the neutral [FeII(Mebik)2(NCX)2] complexes : Variable-temperature structural, Magnetic, and optical studies (X = S, Se ; Mebik = bis(1-methylimidazol-2-yl)ketone)

Siddhartha De, Lise-Marie Chamoreau, Hasnaa El Said, Yanling Li, Alexandrine Flambard, Marie-Laure Boillot*, Subrata Tewary, Rajaraman Gopalan*, Rodrigue Lescouëzec* 

Frontiers, 2018, 6, 326

Synthesis, characterization and magnetism of homoleptic bis(5-aryl-2-iminopyrrolyl) complexes of iron(II) and cobalt(II)

Tiago F. C. Cruz, Cláudia A. Figueira, João C. Waerenborgh, Laura C. J. Pereira, Yianling Li, Rodrigue Lescouëzec, Pedro T. Gomes*

Polyhedron, 2018, 152, 179 – 187

[Fe(Tp)(CN)3]- Scorpionate-based Complex as a Building Block for designing Ion-Storage Hosts (Tp: hydrotrispyrazolylborate)

Juan Ramon Jiménez, Akira Sugahara, Masashi Okubo, Atsuo Yamada, Lise-Marie Chamoreau, Laurent Lisnard, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 5189 – 5192



A soluble cyanide-bridged {Fe4Ni4} box encapsulating a Cs+ ion:  synthesis, structure and electronic properties

Rémi Plamont, Jessica Tami, Juan Ramon Jiménez, Amina Benchohra, Omar Khaled, Geoffrey Gontard, Yanling Li, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

J. Coord. Chem. 2018, 71, 5, 601 – 614


Solution and Solid-State Study of the Spin-Crossover [FeII(R-bik)3](BF4)2 complexes [R = Me, Et, Vinyl]

Siddhartha De, Subrata Tewary, Delphine Garnier, Yanling Li, Geoffrey Gontard, Laurent Lisnard, Alexandrine Flambard, Frank Breher, Marie-Laure Boillot, Gopalan Rajaraman,* Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2018, 414 – 428



Probing Local Structure of Prussian Blue Electrodes by 113Cd NMR Spectroscopy

Alexandrine Flambard, Akira Sugahara, Siddhartha De, Masashi Okubo , Atsuo Yamada, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 6159 – 6162



A new {Fe4Co4} soluble switchable nanomagnet encapsulating Cs+: enhancing the stability, the redox flexibility and tuning the photomagnetic effect

Juan-Ramon Jiménez, Maxime Tricoire, Delphine Garnier, Lise-Marie Chamoreau, Jurgen Van Bardeleden, Yves journaux, Yanling Li, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 15549 – 15557


An {Fe60} tetrahedral cage: building nanoscopic molecular assemblies through cyanometallate and alkoxo linkers

Juan-Ramon Jiménez, Abhishake Mondal, Lise-Marie Chamoreau, Pierre Fertey, Floriana Tuna, Miguel Julve, Azzedine Bousseksou, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*, Laurent Lisnard*

Dalton Trans., 2016, 45, 17610 – 17615



The neutral complex K{[FeII(Tp)(CN)3]4[CoIII(pzTp)]3[CoII(pzTp)]}: a soluble model of photomagnetic Prussian blue analogues

Delphine Garnier, Juan-Ramon Jiménez, Yanling Li, Jurgen von Bardeleben, Yves Journaux, Timo Augenstein, Eric Moos, Matias Gamer, Frank Breher,* Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 4825 – 4831

A direct picture of the local magnetic anisotropy by polarized neutron diffraction (PND) confronted to EPR, magnetometry and ab initio investigations

Karl Ridier, Abhishake Mondal, Corentin Boilleau, Olivier Cador, Béatrice Gillon,* Grégory Chaboussant, Boris Le Guennic,* Karine Costuas, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 3963 – 3967


One synthesis: two redox states. Temperature-oriented crystallization of a charge transfer {Fe2Co2} square complex in a {FeIILSCoIIILS}2 diamagnetic or {FeIIILSCoIIHS}2 paramagnetic state

Siddhartha De, Juan-Ramon Jiménez, Yanling Li, Lise-Marie Chamoreau, Alexandrine Flambard, Yves Journaux, Azzedine Bousseksou, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 17456 – 17459


Versatile nano-platforms for hybrid systems: expressing spin-transition behavior on nanoparticles

Alex Paquirissamy,  Aurélie R. Ruyack,  Abhishake Mondal,  Yanling Li,  Rodrigue Lescouëzec, Corine Chanéac,* Benoit Fleury*

J. Mater. Chem. C, 2015, 3, 3350  3355



Photo- and thermo-induced spin crossover in a cyanide-bridged {Mo2Fe2} rhombus molecule

Abhishake Mondal, Yanling Li, Lise-Marie Chamoreau, Mannan Seuleiman, Lionel Rechignat, Azzedine Bousseksou, Marie-Laure Boillot, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 2893  2895



On/Off photoswitching in a cyanide-bridged [Fe2Co2] magnetic molecular square

Abhishake Mondal, Yanling Li, Mannan Seuleiman, Miguel Julve, Loïc Toupet, Marylise Buron-Lecointe,* Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 16537

W-Co Discrete Complex Exhibiting Photo- and Thermo-Induced Magnetisation


Abhishake Mondal, Lise-Marie Chamoreau, Yanling Li, Mannan Seuleiman, Yves Journaux, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 7682

Paramagnetic Hexacyanometalates. The Diversity of Spin Distribution Studied by 13C and 15N MAS NMR Spectroscopy


Natalia Baumgärtel, Alexandrine Flambard, Frank H. Köhler,* Rodrigue Lescouëzec

Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 12634 – 12644

Cyanide and hydroxo-bridged nanocage: a new generation of coordination cluster

Abhishake Mondal, Sonia Durdevic, Lise-Marie Chamoreau, Yves Journaux, Miguel Julve, Laurent Lisnard,* Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 1181 – 1184

Combining cyanometalates and coordination clusters : An alternative synthetic route toward original Molecular Materials

Abhishake Mondal, Pierre-Igor Dassié, Lise-Marie Chamoreau, Yves Journaux, Miguel Julve, Laurent Lisnard,* Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Cryst. Growth.Design, 2013, 13, 4190


older one I like...

why not ferro ?


Synthesis, Crystal Structures, and Magnetic Properties of a New Family of Heterometallic Cyanide-Bridged Fe(III)2M(II)2 (M = Mn, Ni, and Co) Square Complexes

 Emilio Pardo*, Michel Verdaguer, Patrick Herson, Helene Rousselière, Joan Cano, Miguel Julve, Francesc Lloret, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Inorg. Chem., 2011, 50, 13, 6250–6262


when a failure turns into something interesting

Fe(II)-Co(III) <-> Fe(III)-Co(II) photoinduced conversion in a cyanide-bridged heterobimetallic molecular square

Julie Mercurol, Yanling Li, Emilio Pardo, Olivia Risset, Mannan Seuleiman, Hélène Rousselière, Rodrigue Lescouëzec* and Miguel Julve

Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 8995 - 8997


a hidden switching

Dimensionality Switching Through a Thermally Induced Reversible Single-Crystal-to-Single-Crystal Phase Transition in a Cyanide Complex


magnetic complexes :
"supramolecular approach"


making it paramagnetic
improves the resolution ..
yes we can


Revisting Prussian blue analogues with MAS NMR spectroscopy: Spin density and local structure in [Cd3{Fe(CN)6}].15H2O

Alexandrine Flambard, Frank H. Köhler, Rodrigue Lescouëzec*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2009, 48, 1673-1676

my first steps onto
the pNMR playground

Highly Resolved Spin-Density Distribution in the Prussian-Blue Precursors Cs2K[Fe(CN)6] and Cs2K[Mn(CN)6]

Frank H. Köhler,* Rodrigue Lescouëzec

Angew. Chem., 2004, 43, 19, 2571–2573

First synthesis here of the
a silly try, but it work
ed !


Ferromagnetic Coupling between Low- and High-Spin Iron(III) Ions in the Tetranuclear Complex fac-{[Fe(Tp)(CN)3]3Fe(H2O)3}· 6H2O

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