Ohlin Group — Publications




78. Rambaran, Mark; Gorzsás, András; Holmboe, Michael; Ohlin, C. André, “Polyoxoniobates as molecular building blocks in thin films”, Dalton Transactions, 2021, 50, 16030-16038. Link

77. Chaudhary, Himanshi; Iaschishyn, Igor A.; Romanova, Nina V.; Rambaran, Mark A.; Musteikyte, Greta; Smirnovas, Vytautas; Holmboe, Michael; Ohlin, C. André; Svedruzić, Zelsko M.; Morozova-Roche, Ludmilla A.,  “Polyoxometalates as Effective Nano-inhibitors of Amyloid Aggregation of Pro-inflammatory S100A9 Protein Involved in Neurodegenerative Diseases”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2021, 13(23), 26721-26734. Link

76. Gumerova, Nadiia I.; Prado-Roller, Alexander; Rambaran, Mark A.; Ohlin, C. André; Rompel, Annette, “The Smallest Polyoxotungstate Retained by TRIS-Stabilization”, Inorg. Chem., 2021, 60(17), 12671-12675. Link

75. Ohlin, C. André,  “Computational exploration of heterometal substitution into the decaniobate framework, [Nb10O28]6-“, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2021, 23, 10402-10408. Link


74. Fürer, Sebastian O.; Milhuisen, Rebecca A.; Kashif, Muhammad K.; Raga, Sonia R.; Acharya, Shravan S.; Forsyth, Craig; Liu, Maning; Frazer, Laszlo; Duffy, Noel W.; Ohlin, C. André; Funston, Alison M.; Tachibana, Yasuhiro; Bach, Udo, “The Performance-Determining Role of Lewis Bases in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Employing Copper-Bisphenanthroline Redox Mediators”, Adv. Energy Mater., 2020, 10(37), 2002067. Link

73. Ohlin, C. André, “Energetics of paramagnetic oxide clusters: the Fe(III) oxyhydroxy Keggin ion”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2020, 22, 4043-4050. Link


72. Lawrence, Samuel R.; Ohlin, C. André; Cordes, David B.;Slawin, Alexandra, M. Z.; Stasch, Andreas, “Hydrocarbon-soluble, hexaanionic fulleride complexes of magnesium”, Chem. Sci., 2019, 10, 10755-10764. Link.

71. Rambaran, Mark A.; Pascual-Borràs, Magda; Ohlin, C. André, “Microwave Synthesis of alkali-free hexaniobate, decaniobate and hexatantalate polyoxometalate ions”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2019, 35, 3913-3918. Link.

70. Gumerova, Nadiia I.; Fraile,Tania C.; Roller, Alexander ; Giester, Gerald; Pascual-Borràs, Magda; Ohlin,C. André; Rompel, Annette, “Direct Single- and Double-Side Triol-Functionalization of the Mixed Type Anderson Polyoxotungstate [Cr(OH)3W6O21]6–” , Inorg. Chem., 2019, 58(1), 106-113. Link.


69.  Ohlin, C. André; Pascual-Borràs, “Protonation and water exchange kinetics in sandwich polyoxometalates”, Dalton Trans., 2018, 47, 13602-13607. Link.

68. Knighton, Richard C.; Emerson-King, Jack; Rourke, Jonathan P.; Ohlin, C. André; Chaplin, Adrian B, “Solution, solid-state, and computational analysis of agostic interactions in a coherent set of low-coordinate rhodium(III) and iridium(III) complexes”, Chem. – Eur. J. 2018, 24(19), 4927-4938. Link.

67. Colla, Christopher A.; Casey, W. H.; Ohlin, C. André, “Computational Prediction of Mg-Isotope Fractionation Between Aqueous [Mg(OH2)6]2+ and Brucite”, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 2018, 227, 64-74.Link.


66. Ng, Chun H.; Winther-Jensen, Orawan; Ohlin, C. André; Winther-Jensen, Bjorn, “Enhanced catalytic activity towards hydrogen evolution on polythiophene via microstructural changes”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energ., 2017, 42(2), 886-894. Link

65. Sindlinger, Christian; Lawrence, Samuel; Acharya, Shravan; Ohlin, C. André; Stasch, Andreas, “PNacPNacE: (E = Ga, In, Tl) – monomeric group 13 metal(I) heterocycles stabilized by a sterically demanding bis(iminophosphoranyl)methanide”, Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 16872-16877.  Link.

64. Acharya, Shravan S.; Easton, Christopher D.; McCoy, Thomas M.; Spiccia, Leone; Ohlin, C. André; Winther-Jensen, Bjorn, “Diverse composites of metal-complexes and PEDOT facilitated by metal-free vapour phase polymerization”, React. Func. Polymers. 2017, 116, 101-106. Link.

63. Acharya, Shravan S.; Winther-Jensen, Bjorn; Spiccia, Leone; Ohlin, C. André;, “Rates of water exchange in 2,2′-bipyridine and 1,10-phenanthroline complexes of Co(II) and Mn(II)”, Aust. J. Chem. 2017, 70, 751-754. Link.

62. Pilgrim, Corey D.; Callahan, Joseph R.; Christopher A. Colla; Ohlin, C. André; Harris E., Mason; Casey, William H., “27Al MQMAS of the δ-Al13-Keggin”, Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 2249-2254. Link.

61. Spillane, Samuel; Sharma, Rupali; Zavras, Athanasios; Mulder, Roger; Ohlin, C. André; Goerigk, Lars; Best, Stephen P.; O’Hair, Richard A. J.; Ritchie, Chris, “A Non-Aqueous Microwave Assisted Protocol for Accessing Molybdovanadates”, Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. 2017, 56(29), 8568-8572. Link.

60. Hawley, Andrew L.; Ohlin, C. André; Fohlmeister, Lea; Stasch, Andreas, “Heavier Group 13 Metal(I) Heterocycles Stabilized by Sterically Demanding Diiminophosphinates: A Structurally Characterized Monomer-Dimer Pair For Gallium”, Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23(2), 447-455. Link.


59. Phillips, Brian L.; Ohlin, C. André; Vaughn, John; Woerner, William; Smart, Scott; Pan, Long, “Solid-state 27Al NMR spectroscopy of the γ-Al13 Keggin containing Al coordinated by a terminal hydroxyl ligand”, Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55(23), 12270-12280.Link.

58. Aureliano, Manuel; Ohlin, C. André; Viera, Michele O; Marques, M. Paula M.; Casey, William H.; Batista de Carvalho, Luis A. E., “Characterization of decavanadate and decaniobate solutions by Raman spectroscopy”, Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 7391-7399. Link.

57. Sharma, Rupali; Zhang, Jie; Ohlin C. André, “Predicting 17O NMR chemical shifts of polyoxometalates using density functional theory”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016, 18, 8235-8241. Link.

56. Ng, Chun H.; Ohlin, C. André; Qiu, Siyao; Sun, Chenghua; Winther-Jensen, Bjorn, “Mechanistic studies of the photo-electrochemical hydrogen evolution reaction on poly(2,2′-bithiophene) “, Cat. Sci. Techn. 2016, 6, 3252-3262. Link.


55. Sharma, Rupali; Zhang, Jie; Ohlin C. André, “pH-dependent solution dynamics of a manganese(II) polyoxometalate, [Mn4(H2O)2(P2W15O56)2]16-, and [Mn(H2O)6]2+“, Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 19068-19071. Link.

54. Liu, Yuping; Guo, Si-Xuan; Ding, Liang; Ohlin, C. André; Bond, Alan M.; Zhang, Jie, “Lindqvist Polyoxoniobate Ion-Assisted Electrodeposition of Cobalt and Nickel Water Oxidation Catalysts”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2015, 7(30), 16632-16644. Link.

53. Ng, Chun H.; Winther-Jensen, Orawan; Ohlin, C. Andr&ecaute;; Winther-Jensen, Bjorn, “Exploration and optimisation of poly(2,2′-bithiophene) as a photo-electrocatalyst for hydrogen production”, J. Mat. Chem. 2015, 3, 11358-11366 Link.

52. Andrew, Rhiann E.; Ferdani, Dominic W.; Ohlin, C. André; Chaplin, Adrian B., “Coordination Induced Atropisomerism in a NHC-based Rhodium Macrocycle”,Organometallics 2015, 34(5), 913-917. Link.

51. Ng, Chun H.; Ohlin, C. André; Winther-Jensen, Bjorn, “Characterisation of a series of triarylmethane dyes as light harvesters for photo-electrochemical systems”, Dyes and Pigments 2015, 115, 96-101. Link.

50. Perera, Ishanie R.; Daeneke, Torben; Makuta, Satoshi; Yu, Ze; Tachibana, Yasuhiro; Mishra, Amaresh; Bäuerle, Peter; Ohlin, C. André; Bach, Udo; Spiccia, Leone, “Application of the Tris(acetylacetonato)iron(II)/(III) Redox Couple in p-type Dye Sensitized Solar Cells”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54(12), 3758-3762. Link.


49. Ng, Chun H.; Winther-Jensen, Orawan; Kolodziejczyk, Bartlomiej; Ohlin, C. André; Winther-Jensen, Bjørn, “Photo-electrocatalytic H2 evolution on poly(2,2′-bithiophene) at neutral pH”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 2014, 39(32), 18230-18234. Link.

48. Ohlin, C. André; Rustad, James R.; Casey, William H., “The energetics of isomerisation in Keggin-series aluminate cations”, Dalton Trans. 2014, 43(39), 14533-14536. Link.

47. Pautler, Brent G.; Colla, Christopher A.; Johnson, Rene L.; Klavins, Peter; Harley, Stephen J.; Ohlin, C. André; Sverjensky, Dimitri A; Walton, Jeffrey; Casey, William H., “A high-pressure NMR probe for aqueous geochemistry”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014,53(37), 9788-9791. Link.

Cover. See press releases from Monash University and UC Davis.

46. Aureliano, M.; Ohlin, C. André “Decavanadate in vitro and in vivo effects: facts and opinions”, J. Inorg. Biochem., 2014, 137, 123-30. Link.

45. Perera, Ishanie Rangeeka; Gupta, Akhil; Xiang, Wanchun; Daeneke, Torben; Bach, Udo; Evans, Richard A.; Ohlin, C. André Ohlin; Spiccia, Leone “Introducing Manganese Complexes as Redox Mediators for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.,2014, 16 (24), 12021-12028. Link.

44. Wheatley, James E.; Ohlin, C. André; Chaplin, Adrian B. “Solvent promoted reversible cyclometalation in a tethered NHC iridium complex”, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 685-687.Link.


43. Stitch, Troy A.; Krzytek, Jurek; Mercado, Brandon Q.; McAlpin, J. Gregory; Ohlin, C. André; Olmstead, Marilyn; Casey, William H.; Britt, R. David “Structural insights into [Co4O4(C5H5N)4(CH3CO2)4]+ — a Rare Co(IV)-Containing Cuboidal Complex”, Polyhedron,2013, 64, 304-307. Link.

42. Johnson, Rene L.; Ohlin, C André; Pellegrini, Kristi; Burns, Peter C.; Casey, William H. “IDynamics of a Nanometer-size Uranyl Cluster in Solution”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.,2013, 52(29), 7464-7467. Link.

41. Aureliano, Manuel; Fraqueza, Gil; Ohlin, C. André “Ion pumps as biological targets for decavanadate”, Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 11770-11777. Link.

40. Son, Jungho; Ohlin, C. André; Casey, William H. “Highly soluble iron- and nick-substituted decaniobates with tetramethylammonium counterions”, Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 7529-7533. Link.

39. Son, Jungho; Ohlin, C. André, Johnson, Rene L.; Yu, Ping; Casey, William H. “A Soluble Phosphorous-Centered Keggin Polyoxoniobate with Bicapping Vanadium groups”, Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19(16), 5191-5197. Link.

38. Son, Jungho; Ohlin, C. André, Larson, Emma C.; Yu, Ping; Casey, William H. “Synthesis and characterization of a soluble vanadium-containing Keggin polyoxoniobate via ESI-MS and 51V NMR : (TMA) 9[V3Nb12O42].18H2O.”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2012, 10-11 , 1748-1753. Link.


37. Son, Jungho; Ohlin, C. André, Casey, William H. “A New Class of Soluble and Stable Transition-Metal-Substituted polyoxoniobates: [Cr2(OH)4Nb10O30]8-.”, Dalton Trans.,2012, 41, 12674-12677. Link.

36. Fraqueza, Gil; Batista de Carvalho, Luis A.E.; Marques, M. Paula M.; Maia, Luisa; Ohlin, C. André; Casey, William H.; Aureliano, Manuel “Decavanadate, decaniobate, tungstate and molybdate interactions with sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+-ATPase: Quercetin prevents cysteine oxidation by vanadate but does not revert ATPase inhibition”, Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 12749-12758. Link.

35. Panasci, Adele F.; Ohlin, C. André; Harley, Stephen J.; Casey, William H. “Rates of water exchange on the [Fe4(OH)2(hpdta)2­(H2O)4]o molecule and its implications for geochemistry”, Inorg. Chem., 2012, 51 (12), 6731-673 Link.

34. Ohlin, C. André “Reaction dynamics and solution chemistry of polyoxometalates by electrospray ionisation mass spectrometry”, Chem – Asian J., 2012, 7(2), 262-270 Link. Highlighted by Angewandte Chemie in vol. 51, issue 7, 2012.

33. Fraqueza, Gil; Ohlin, C. André; Casey, William H.; Aureliano, Manuel “Sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium ATPase interactions with decaniobate, decavanadate, vanadate, tungstate and molybdate”, J. Inorg. Biochem., 2012, 107(1), 82-89. Link

32. Panasci, Adele F.; McAlpin, J. Gregory; Ohlin, C. André; Christensen, Shauna; Fettinger, James C.; Britt, R. David; Rustad, James R.; Casey, William H. “Cooperation between bound waters and hydroxyls in controlling isotope-exchange rates”, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 2012, 78, 18-27 Link.


31. Johnson, Rene L.; Harley, Stephen J.; Ohlin, C. André; Panasci, Adele F.; Casey, William H. “Multinuclear NMR Study of the Pressure Dependence for Carbonate Exchange in the UO2(CO3)34-(aq) Ion”, ChemPhysChem, 2011, 12(16), 2903-2906. Link.

30. McAlpin, J. Gregory; Stich, Troy A.; Ohlin, C. André; Surendranath, Yogesh; Nocera, Daniel; Casey, William H.; Britt, R. David “Electronic Structure Description of a [Co(III)3Co(IV)O4] Cluster: A Model for the Paramagnetic Intermediate in Cobalt-catalyzed Water Oxidation”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133(39), 15444-15452. Link.

29. Harley, Stephen J.; Ohlin, C. André; Casey, William H. “Geochemical kinetics via the Swift-Connick equations and solution NMR”, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta , 2011, 75(13), 3711-3725. Link

28. Johnson, Rene L.; Villa, Eric M.; Ohlin, C. André; Rustad, James R.; Casey, William H.17O NMR and computational study of a tetrasiliconiobate ion, [H2+xSi4Nb16O56](14-x)-“,Chem. Eur. J. , 2011, 17(34), 9359-9367. Link

27. Harley, Stephen J.; Ohlin, C. André; Johnson, Rene L.; Panasci, Adele; Casey, William H. “The pressure dependence of oxygen-isotope-exchange rates between solution and apical oxygens on the UO2(OH)42- ion.”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50(19), 4467-4469. Link

26. Ohlin, C. André; Harley, Stephen J.; McAlpin, J. Gregory; Hockin, Rosalie K.; Mercado, Brandon Q., Johnson, Rene L.; Villa, Eric M.; Fidler, Mary Kate; Olmstead, Marilyn M.; Spiccia, Leone; Britt, R. David; Casey, William H. “Rates of water exchange for two cobalt(II) heteropolyoxotungstate compounds in aqueous solution”, Chem. Eur. J. , 2011, 17(16), 4408-4417. Link


25. Villa, Eric M.; Ohlin, C. André; Casey, William H. “Adding reactivity to structure 2: Oxygen-isotope-exchange rates in three isostructural oxide ions”, Amer. J. Sci., 2010, 310, 629-644. Link

24. Ohlin, C. André; Villa, Eric M.; Fettinger, James C.; Casey, William H. “The first peroxotitanoniobate cluster – [N(CH3)4]10[Ti12Nb6O38(O2)6]”, Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2010, 363(15), 4405-4407. Link

23. Villa, Eric M.; Ohlin, C. André; Casey, William H. “Borate Accelerates Oxygen-Isotope Exchange for Polyoxoniobate Ions in Water”, Chem. Eur. J., 2010, 16(29), 8631-8634. Link

22. Villa, Eric M.; Ohlin, C. André; Casey, William H. “Oxygen-isotope exchange rates for three isostructural polyoxometalate ions “, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132(4), 5264-5272.Link

21. Ohlin, C. André; Villa, Eric M.; Rustad, James R.; Casey, William H. “Dissolution of insulating oxide materials at the molecular scale”, Nature mat., 2010, 9, 11-19. Link


20. Villa, Eric M.; Ohlin, C. André; Rustad, James R.; Casey,William H. “Isotope-Exchange Dynamics in Isostructural Decametalates with Profound Differences in Reactivity”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131(45), 16488-16492. Link. Issue cover.

19. Ohlin, C. André; Brimblecombe, Robin; Spiccia, Leone; Casey, William H. “Oxygen isotopic exchange in a MnIIIMn3IV-oxo cubane”, Dalton Trans., 2009, 5278-5280. Link

18. Stewart, Tom; Trudell, Daniel; Alam, Todd; Ohlin, André; Lawler, Christian; Casey, William; Jett, Stephen; Nyman, May “Enhanced water purification: a single atom makes a difference”, Environ. Sci. Tech., 2009, 43(14), 5416-5422. Link

17. Wang, Shijun; Milam, Jenifer; Ohlin, C. André; Rambaran, Varma; Clark, Eva;Ward, Woodrow; Seymour, Luke; Casey, William H.; Holder, Alvin A.; Miao, Wujian “Electrochemical and Electrogenerated Chemiluminescent Studies of a Trinuclear Complex, [((phen)Ru(dpp))2RhCl2]5+, and Its Interactions with Calf Thymus DNA”, Analytical Chem.,2009, 81(10), 4068-4075. Link

16. Ohlin, C. André; Villa, Eric M.; Fettinger, J. C.; Casey, William H. “A new titanoniobate ion – Completing the series [Nb10O28]6-, [TiNb9O28]7- and [Ti2Nb8O28]8-“,Dalton Trans., 2009, 2677-2678. Link.

15. Ohlin, C. André; Villa, Eric M.; Casey, William H. “One-pot synthesis of the decaniobate salt [N(CH3)4]6[Nb10O28].6 H2O from hydrous niobium oxide”, Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2009, 362, 1391-1392. Link


14. Ohlin, C. André; Villa, Eric M.; Fettinger, James C.; Casey, William H. “Distinctly different reactivities of two similar polyoxoniobates with hydrogen peroxide”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2008, 47(43), 8251-8254. Link.

13. Villa, Eric M.; Ohlin, C. André; Balogh, Edina; Anderson, Travis M.; Nyman, May D.; Casey, William H. “Adding reactivity to structure – reaction dynamics of a nanometer-size oxide ion in water”, Am. J. Sci., 2008, 308, 942-953. Link.

12. Ohlin, C. André; Villa, Eric M.; Fettinger, J. C.; Casey, William H. “A new type of polyoxometalate – the [Ti12Nb6O44]10- ion”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2008, 47(30), 5634-5636. Link.

11. Villa, Eric M.; Ohlin, C. André; Balogh, Edina; Anderson, Travis M.; Nyman, May D.; Casey, William H. “Reaction dynamics of the decaniobate ion [HxNb10O28](6-x)- in water”,Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2008, 47(26), 4844-4846. Link.
See also Editor’s Choice in Science, 2008, 320, 1263.

10. Wang, Xuefeng; Ohlin, C. André; Lu, Qinghua; Hu, Jun. “Cell directional migration and oriented division on three-dimensional laser-induced periodic surface structures on polystyrene”, Biomaterials, 2008, 29(13), 2049-2059. Link.


9. Wang, Xuefeng; Ohlin, C. André; Lu, Qinghua; Hu, Jun “Cytotoxicity of ionic liquids and precursor compounds towards human cell line HeLa”, Green Chem., 2007, 9, 1191-1197.Link.

8. Ohlin, C. André; Beni, Zoltan; Laurenczy, Gabor; Ruiz, Nuria; Masdeu-Bulto, Anna Maria “Heterogeneous dehalogenation of arylhalides in the presence of ionic liquids”,Appl. Organomet. Chem., 2007, 21(3), 156-160. Link.


7. Wang, Xuefeng; Ohlin, C. André; Lu, Qinghua; Hu, Jun. “Influence of physicochemical properties of laser-modified polystyrene on bovine serum albumin adsorption and rat C6 glioma cell behaviour”, J. Biomed. Mater. Res. A, 2006, 78A, 746-754. Link.

6. Li, Xin; Lu, Xuemin; Lu, Qinghua; Ohlin, C. André “Re-writable multi-domain liquid crystal alignment layers through laser-induced micropatterning”, Japanese J. Appl. Phys. Part 2, 2006, 45(20-23), L591-L594. Link.


5. Vidis, Ana; Ohlin, C. André; Laurenczy, Gàbor; Küsters, Ernst; Sedelmeier, Gottfried; Dyson, Paul J. “Rationalisation of solvent effects in the Diels-Alder reaction between cyclopentadiene and methyl acrylate in room temperature ionic liquids”, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2005, 347(2-3), 266-274. Link.


4. Zhao, Dongbin; Fei, Zhaofu; Ohlin, C. André; Laurenczy, Gàbor; Dyson, Paul J. “Designing ‘dual-functionalise’ ionic liquids: synthesis and characterisation of imidazolium salts with a nitrile-functionalised anion”, Chem. Commun., 2004, 19, 2500-2501. Link.

3. Ohlin, C. André; Dyson, Paul J.; Laurenczy, Gàbor “Carbon monoxide solubility in ionic liquids: determination, prediction and relevance to hydroformylation”, Chem. Commun.,2004, 9, 1070-1071. Link.


2. Dyson, Paul J.; Laurenczy, Gàbor; Ohlin, C. André; Vallance, James; Welton, Tom “Determination of hydrogen concentration in ionic liquid and the effect (or lack of) on rates of hydrogenation”, Chem. Commun., 2003, 19, 2418-2419. Link.

1. Ohlin, C. André; Laurenczy, Gàbor “Carbon dioxide reduction in biphasic aqueous-ionic liquid systems by pressurised hydrogen”, High Pressure Research, 2003, 23(3), 239-242.Link.

Books, Chapters, etc.

2. Ohlin, C. André; Casey, William H., “17O NMR as a tool in discrete metal oxide cluster chemistry”, Annual Reports on NMR spectroscopy (Elsevier), 2018, 94, 187-248. Link.

1. Casey, William H.; Ohlin, C. André, “Activation Parameters: Energy, Enthalpy, Entropy and Volume”, Encyclopedia of Geochemistry (Springer). DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-39193-9_48-1Link.