• M. Pfeil, T. A. Engesser, J. Krahmer, C. Näther and F. Tuczek
    "Bonding and Activation of N2 in Molybdenum(0) Complexes Supported by Tripod Ligands with Phospholane End Groups”
    Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2021, 647, 1778-1788. DOI: 10.1002/zaac.202100166.

  • S. Johannsen, S. Ossinger, T. Markussen, F. Tuczek, M. Gruber and R. Berndt
    "Electron-Induced Spin-Crossover in Self-Assembled Tetramers”
    ACS Nano 2021, 15, 7, 11770-11778. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.1c02698.

  • S. Rohlf, J. Grunwald, M. Kalläne, J. Kähler, F. Diekmann, S. Ossinger, B. Flöser, F. Tuczek, K. Rossnagel and M. Gruber
    "Probing the spin state of spin-crossover complexes on surfaces with vacuum ultraviolet angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy”
    J. Phys. Chem. C 2021, 125, 25, 14105-14116. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c03527.

  • R. Jurgeleit, B. Grimm-Lebsanft, B. M. Flöser, M. Teubner, S. Buchenau, L. Senft, J. Hoffmann, M. Naumova, C. Näther, I. Ivanović-Burmazović, M. Rübhausen and F. Tuczek
    "Catalytic Oxygenation of Hydrocarbons by Mono-µ-oxo Dicopper(II) Species Resulting from O-O Cleavage of Tetranuclear Cu(I)/Cu(II) Peroxo Complexes”
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 2-11. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202101035.

  • R. Jurgeleit, B. Grimm-Lebsanft, B. M. Flöser, M. Teubner, S. Buchenau, L. Senft, J. Hoffmann, M. Naumova, C. Näther, I. Ivanović-Burmazović, M. Rübhausen and F. Tuczek
    "Katalytische Oxygenierung von Kohlenwasserstoffen durch Mono‐μ‐oxo‐Dikupfer(II)‐Spezies erzeugt durch O‐O‐Spaltung von tetranuklearen CuI/CuII‐Peroxo‐Komplexen”
    Angew. Chem. 2021, 133, 2-11. DOI: 10.1002/ange.202101035.

  • L. Kipgen, M. Bernien, F. Tuczek and W. Kuch
    "Spin-Crossover Molecules on Surfaces: From Isolated Molecules to Ultrathin Films ”
    Adv. Mat. 2021, 2008141. DOI: 10.1002/adma.202008141.

  • J. Junge, T. A. Engesser, J. Krahmer, C. Näther and F. Tuczek
    "Rhodium(III) and Ruthenium(II) Complexes with a Pentadentate Tetrapodal Phosphine Ligand”
    Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2021, 647, 8, 822-831. DOI: 10.1002/zaac.202000455.

  • F. Petersen, I. Lautenschläger, A. Schlimm, B. M. Flöser, H. Jacob, R. Amirbeigiarab, T. R. Rusch, T. Strunskus, O. Magnussen and F. Tuczek
    "Molybdenum Tricarbonyl Complex Functionalised with a Molecular Triazatriangulene Platform on Au(111): Surface Spectroscopic Characterisation”
    Dalton Trans. 2021, 50, 1042. DOI: 10.1039/D0DT03549A.




  • Front Cover:
    "A Chatt-type Catalyst with One Coordination Site for Dinitrogen Reduction to Ammonia”
    "Front Cover". "Cover Profile".

  • T. A. Engesser, A. Kindjajev, J. Junge, J. Krahmer and F. Tuczek
    "A Chatt-type Catalyst with One Coordination Site for Dinitrogen Reduction to Ammonia”
    Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 26, 14807-14812. DOI: 10.1002/chem.202003549. (Open Access)

  • S. Ossinger, C. Näther and F. Tuczek
    "Crystal structure of bis(5-bromo-1,10-phenanthroline-κ2N,N')bis[dihydrobis(pyrazol-1-yl)borato-κ2N2,N2]iron(II) toluene disolvate”
    Acta Cryst. 2020, E76, 1398-1402. DOI: 10.1107/S2056989020010361.

  • S. Ossinger, C. Näther and F. Tuczek
    "Crystal structure of bis{(3,5-dimethylpyrazol-1-yl)dihydro[3-pyridin-2-yl)pyrazol-1-yl]borato}iron(II)”
    Acta Cryst. 2020, 1266-1270. DOI: 10.1107/S2056989020009214.

  • T. R. Rusch, A. Schlimm, N. R. Krekiehn, T. Tellkamp, S. Budzak, D. Jacquemin, F. Tuczek, R. Herges and O. M. Magnussen
    "Observation of collective photoswitching in free‐standing TATA‐based azobenzenes on Au(111)”
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 5917192-17196. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202003797. (Open Access)

  • F. Tuczek and Y. Nishibayashi
    "EurJIC's Nitrogen Fixation Special Issue – A Source of Inspiration”
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. - Special issue: Nitrogen Fixation 2020, 1351-1352. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.202000262.

  • B. M. Flöser, Y. Guo, C. Riplinger, F. Tuczek and F. Neese
    "Detailed Pair Natural Orbital–based Coupled Cluster Studies of Spin Crossover Energetics”
    J. Chem. Theory Comput. 2020, 16, 4, 2224-2235. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.9b01109.

  • S. Ossinger, C. Näther, A. Buchholz, M. Schmidtmann, S. Mangelsen, R. Beckhaus, W. Plass, F. Tuczek
    "Spin transition of an iron(II) organoborate complex in different polymorphs and in vacuum-deposited thin films: Influence of cooperativity”
    Inorg. Chem. 2020, 59, 12, 7966-7979. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b03354. (Open Access)
    "Editor's choice".

  • A. Köbke, F. Gutzeit, F. Röhricht, A. Schlimm, J. Grunwald, F. Tuczek, M. Studniarek, D. Longo, F. Choueikani, E. Otero, P. Ohresser, S. Rohlf, S. Johannsen, F. Diekmann, K. Rossnagel, A. Weismann, T. Jasper-Toennies, C. Näther, R. Herges, R. Berndt and M. Gruber
    "Reversible coordination-induced spin-state switching in complexes on metal surfaces"
    Nat. Nanotechnol. 15, 2020, 18-21. DOI: 10.1038/s41565-019-0594-8.

  • M. Pfeil, T. Engesser, A. Koch, J. Junge, J. Krahmer, C. Näther, F. Tuczek
    "Oligodentate Phosphine Ligands with Phospholane End Groups: New Synthetic Access and Application to Molybdenum‐Based Synthetic Nitrogen Fixation”
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2020, 1437-1448. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201901068. (Open Access)





  • S. Ossinger, L. Kipgen, H. Naggert, M. Bernien, A. Britton, F. Nickel, L. Arruda, I. Kumberg, T. Engesser, E. Golias,
    C. Näther, F. Tuczek, W. Kuch
    "Effect of ligand methylation on the spin-switching properties of surface-supported spin-crossover molecules”
    J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 2019, 32, 114003. DOI: 10.1088/1361-648X/ab5c92. (Open Access)

  • S. Ossinger, C. Näther, F. Tuczek
    "Spin-crossover behavior of bis[dihydrobis(4-methylpyrazol-1-yl-borate)]-(2,2’-bipyridine)iron and analogous complexes in the bulk and in thin films: Elucidating the influence of π-π-interactions on the type of spin transition”
    J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 2019, 32, 094001. DOI: 10.1088/1361-648X/ab5776.

  • E. Fast, A. Schlimm, I. Lautenschläger, K. U. Clausen, T. Strunskus, C. Spormann, T. K. Lindhorst, F. Tuczek
    "Improving the Switching Capacity of Glyco-SAMs on Au(111)”
    Chem. Eur. J., 2019, 26, 485-501. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201903644. (Open Access)

  • S. Megow, H.-L. Fitschen, F. Tuczek and F. Temps
    "Ultrafast Photodynamics of an Azopyridine-Functionalized Iron(II) Complex: Implications on the Concept of Ligand-Driven Light-Induced Spin Change”
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2019, 10, 20, 6048-6054. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b02083.

  • S. Ossinger, H. Naggert, E. Bill, C. Näther and F. Tuczek
    "Electronic Structure, Vibrational Spectra and Spincrossover Properties of Vacuum-Evaporable Iron(II) Bis(dihydrobis(pyrazolyl)borate) Complexes with Diimine Coligands. Origin of Giant Raman Features”
    Inorg. Chem., 2019, 58, 19, 12873-12887. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b01813.

  • S. Rohlf, J. Grunwald, T. Jasper-Toennies, S. Johannsen, F. Diekmann, M. Studniarek, R. Berndt, F. Tuczek, K. Rossnagel and M. Gruber
    "Influence of Substrate Electronic Properties on the Integrity and Functionality of an Adsorbed Fe(II) Spin-Crossover Compound”
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 2019, 123, 17774-17780. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b02845.

  • S. Ossinger, C. Näther and F. Tuczek
    "Crystal structure of bis(dihydrobis(pyrazol-1-yl)borate)-1,10-phenanthroline Zn(II)”
    Acta Cryst. E, 2019, E75, 1112-1116. DOI: 10.1107/S2056989019009289.

  • T. Rusch, A. Schlimm, N. Krekiehn, B. M. Flöser, F. Roehricht, M. Hammerich, I. Lautenschläger, T. Strunskus, R. Herges, F. Tuczek and O. Magnussen.
    "Ordered Adlayers of a Combined Lateral Switch and Rotor”
    J. Phys. Chem. C 2019, 123, 13720-13730. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b02469.

  • B. Herzigkeit, R. Jurgeleit, B. M. Flöser, N. E. Meißner, T. A. Engesser, C. Näther and F. Tuczek
    "Employing linear tridentate ligands with pyrazole endgroups in catalytic tyrosinase model chemistry: Does hemilability matter?”
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2019, 2258-2266. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201900242.

  • A. Schlimm, R. Löw, T. Rusch, F. Röhricht, T. Strunskus, T. Tellkamp, F. Sönnichsen, U. Manthe, O. Magnussen, F. Tuczek and R. Herges.
    "Long-Distance Rate Acceleration by Bulk Gold”
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 6574-6578. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201814342.

  • T. Weyrich, J. Krahmer, T. A. Engesser, C. Näther and F. Tuczek
    "Molybdenum dinitrogen complex supported by a cyclohexane-based triphosphine ligand and dmpm”
    Dalton Trans. 2019, 48, 6019. DOI: 10.1039/C8DT04738C.






  • B. Herzigkeit, B. M. Flöser, N. E. Meißner, T. A. Engesser and F. Tuczek
    "Click.Coordinate.Catalyze.Using CuAAC Click Ligands in Small-Molecule Model Chemistry of Tyrosinase”
    ChemCatChem, 2018, 10, 5402-5405. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201801606.

  • N. Stucke, J. Krahmer, C. Näther and F. Tuczek
    "Molybdenum Complexes Supported by PN3P Pincer Ligands: Synthesis, Characterization, and Application to Synthetic Nitrogen Fixation”
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2018, 5108-5116. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201801194.

  • N. Stucke, C. Näther and F. Tuczek
    "Crystal stucutre of [{FeCl3}2(μ-PCHP)2]”
    Acta Cryst. E, 2018, E74, 1686-1690. DOI: 10.1107/S205698901801472X.

  • L. Kipgen, M. Bernien, S. Ossinger, F. Nickel, A. J. Britton, L. M. Arruda, H. Naggert, C. Luo, C. Lotze, H. Ryll, F. Radu, E. Schierle, E. Weschke, F. Tuczek and W. Kuch
    "Evolution of Cooperativity in the Spin Transition of an Iron(II) Complex on a Graphite Surface”
    Nat. Commun. 2018, 9, 2984. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-05399-8.
    "Editor's choice".

  • A. Schlimm, N. Stucke, B. M. Flöser, T. Rusch, J. Krahmer, C. Näther, T. Strunskus, O. M. Magnussen and F. Tuczek
    "Influence of a Metallic Substrate on the Small Molecule Activation Mediated by a Surface Adsorbed Complex”
    Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 1-14. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201800911.

  • B. Herzigkeit, B. M. Flöser, T. A. Engesser, C. Näther and F. Tuczek
    "Tyrosinase model systems supported by pyrazolylmethylpyridine ligands: electronic and steric factors influencing the catalytic activity and impact of complex equilibria in solution”
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 3058-3069. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201800319.

  • S. Rohlf, M. Gruber, B. Flöser, J. Grunwald, S. Jarausch, F. Diekmann, M. Kalläne, T. Jasper-Tönnies, A. Buchholz, W. Plass, R. Berndt, F. Tuczek and K. Rossnagel
    "Light-Induced Spin Crossover in an Fe(II) Low-Spin Complex Enabled by Surface Adsorption”
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2018, 9, 1491-1496. DOI: DOI 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b00338..

  • M. Klaß, J. Krahmer, C. Näther and F. Tuczek
    "Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of Nickel Dipyridylmethane Complexes for Coordination-Induced Spin State Switching (CISSS)”
    Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 1261-1275. DOI: 10.1039/C7DT03952B..

  • N. Stucke, B. M. Flöser, T. Weyrich and F. Tuczek
    Nitrogen Fixation Catalyzed by Transition Metal Complexes: Recent Developments”
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 1337-1355. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201701326.

  • H. Brandenburg, J. Krahmer, K. Fischer, B. Schwager, B. Flöser, C. Näther and F. Tuczek
    ”Coordination-Induced Spin State Switching with Nickel(II) salpn complexes: electronic vs. steric effects and influence of intermolecular interactions”
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 5, 576-585. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201701281.





  • T. Jasper-Tönnies, M. Gruber, S. Karan, H. Jacob, F. Tuczek and R. Berndt
    ”Robust and selective switching of a Fe(III) spin-crossover compound on Cu2N/Cu(100) with memristance behavior”
    Nano Lett. 2017, 17, 6613-6619. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b02481.

  • H. Decker, E. Solem and F. Tuczek
    ”Are glutamate and asparagine necessary for tyrosinase activity of type-3 copper proteins?”
    Inorg. Chim. Acta 2017, Special Volume Copper, available online DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2017.11.031.

  • H. Decker and F. Tuczek
    ”The recent crystal structure of Human Tyrosinase Related Protein 1 solves an old problem and poses a new one”
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56(46), 14352–14354, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201508534.

    "Die erste Kristallstruktur des humanen Tyrosinase-ähnlichen Proteins 1 (hsTYRP1) löst ein altes Problem und wirft ein neues auf"
    Angew. Chem. 2017, 129, 14544–14546, DOI: 10.1002/ange.201708214.

  • L. Kipgen, M. Bernien, F. Nickel, H. Naggert, A. Britton, L. Arruda, E. Schierle, E. Weschke, F. Tuczek and W. Kuch
    ”Soft-X-Ray-Induced Spin-State Switching of an Adsorbed Fe(II) Spin-Crossover Complex”
    J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 2017, 29, 394003 (7pp), DOI:10.1088/1361-648X/aa7e52.

  • B. M. Flöser and F. Tuczek
    ”Synthetic nitrogen fixation with mononuclear molybdenum complexes: electronic-structural and mechanistic insights from DFT”
    Coord. Chem. Rev., Special Volume "Chemical Bonding in Inorganic Species, State of the Art", (B. Lever, Ed.) 2017, 345, 263-280, DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2016.11.003.

  • T. Jasper-Tönnies, M. Gruber, S. Karan, H. Jacob, F. Tuczek and R. Berndt
    ”Deposition of a Cationic FeIII Spin-Crossover Complex on Au(111): Impact of the Counter Ion”
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2017, 8, 1569-1573, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b00457.

  • J. N. Hamann, B. Herzigkeit, R. Jurgeleit and F. Tuczek
    ”Small-molecule models of tyrosinase: From ligand hydroxylation to catalytic monooxygenation of external substrates”
    Coord. Chem. Rev. 2017, 334, 54-66, DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2016.07.009.

  • S. Ossinger, H. Naggert, L. Kipgen, T. Jasper-Toennies, A. Rai, J. Rudnik, F. Nickel, L. M. Arruda, M. Bernien, W. Kuch, R. Berndt and F. Tuczek
    ”Vacuum-Evaporable Spin-Crossover Complexes in Direct Contact With a Solid Surface: Bismuth vs. Gold”
    J. Phys. Chem. C 2017, 121(2), 1210–1219, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b10888.

  • F. Tuczek
    "Nitrogen Fixation in Nitrogenase and Related Small-Molecule Models: Results of DFT Calculations"
    in: Molybdenum and Tungsten Enzymes; R. Hille, M. Kirk and C. Schulzke, Eds.; RSC Metallobiology Series, 2017, 7, 223-267.





  • N. Stucke, T. Weyrich, M. Pfeil, K. Grund, A. Kindjajev and F. Tuczek
    ”Synthetic Nitrogen Fixation with Mononuclear Molybdenum(0) Phosphine Complexes: Occupying the trans-Position of Coordinated N2
    Topics in Organometallic Chemistry (Y. Nishibayashi, Ed.), Springer 2017, 60, 113-152.

  • S. Hinrichsen, A.-C. Schnoor, K. Grund, B. Flöser, A. Schlimm, C. Näther, J. Krahmer and F. Tuczek
    ”Molybdenum dinitrogen complexes facially coordinated by linear tridentate PEP ligands (E = N or P): Impact of the central E donor in trans-position to N2
    Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 14801-14813, DOI: 10.1039/C6DT02316A.

  • S. Ossinger, C. Näther, F. Tuczek
    IUCrData 2016, 1, x161252. DOI: 10.1107/S2414314616012529.

  • S. Hinrichsen, A. Kindjajev, S. Adomeit, J. Krahmer, C. Näther and F. Tuczek
    ”Molybdenum(0) Dinitrogen Complexes Supported by Pentadentate Tetrapodal Phosphine Ligands: Structure, Synthesis and Reactivity towards Acids”
    Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55(17), 8712–8722, DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b01255.

  • F. Wendt, C. Näther and F. Tuczek
    ”Tyrosinase and Catechol Oxidase Activity of Copper(I) Complexes Supported by Imidazole-Based Ligands: Structure-Reactivity Correlations”
    J. Biol. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 21(5-6), 777-792, DOI: 10.1007/s00775-016-1370-y.

  • T. Knaak, T. G. Gopakumar, B. Schwager, F. Tuczek, R. Robles, N. Lorente and R. Berndt
    ”Surface cis Effect: Influence of an Axial Ligand on Molecular Self-Assembly”
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138(24), 7544–7550, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b03710.

  • M. Klass, C. Näther, F. Tuczek
    ”6-Methyl-2-(6-methyl-2-pyridylamino)pyridinium chloride chloroform solvate”
    IUCrData 2016, 1, x152467. DOI: 10.1107/S2414314615024670.

  • Even Solem, Felix Tuczek, Heinz Decker
    ”Tyrosinase versus Catecholoxidase: Ein Asparagin macht den Unterschied”
    Angew. Chem. 2016, 128(8), 2934–2938, DOI: 10.1002/ange.201508534,
    Highlighted by Chemistry Views under
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    ”Tyrosinase versus catechol oxidase: One asparagine makes the difference”
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55(8), 2884–2888, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201508534,
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  • Sven Olaf Schmidt, Holger Naggert, Axel Buchholz, Hannah Brandenburg, Alexander Bannwarth, Winfried Plass, Felix Tuczek
    ”Thermal and light-induced spin transitions of Fe(II) complexes with 4- and 5-(phenylazo)2,2´-bipyridine ligands: intra- vs intermolecular effects”
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 13-14, 2175–2186, DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201501252.





  • F. Tuczek and M. Fryzuk
    "Reactive Nitrogen-Containing Species: Generation, Characterization and Functionalization "
    Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. - Special Issue Nitrogen Fixation 2015, 2, DOI: 10.1002/zaac.201510001 .

  • M. Bernien, H. Naggert, L. M. Arruda, L. Kipgen, F. Nickel, J. Miguel, C. F. Hermanns, A. Krüger, D. Krüger, E. Schierle, E. Weschke, F. Tuczek and W. Kuch
    "Highly Efficient Thermal and Light-Induced Spin-State Switching of an Fe(II) Complex in Direct Contact with a Solid Surface"
    ACS Nano 2015, 9(9), 8960–8966, DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b02840.

  • J. N. Hamann, R. Schneider and F. Tuczek
    "Catalytic oxygenation of various monophenols by copper(I) complexes with bis(pyrazolyl)methane ligands: Differences in reactivity "
    J. Coord. Chem. 2015, 68(17-18), 3259-3271, DOI: 10.1080/00958972.2015.1074191.

  • W. Thimm, C. Gradert, H. Broda, F. Wennmohs, F. Neese and F. Tuczek
    "Free reaction enthalpy profile of the Schrock cycle derived from DFT calculations on the full [MoHIPTN3N] catalyst"
    Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54(19), 9248–9255, DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b00787.

  • H. Naggert, J. Rudnik, L. Kipgen, M. Bernien, F. Nickel, L. M. Arruda, W. Kuch, C. Näther, F. Tuczek
    "Vacuum-evaporable spin–crossover complexes: Physicochemical properties in the crystalline bulk and in thin films deposited from the gas phase"
    J. Mater. Chem. C 2015, 3, 7870-7877, DOI: 10.1039/C5TC00930H.

  • J. Becker, P. Gupta, F. Angersbach, F. Tuczek, C. Näther, M. Holthausen, S. Schindler
    "Selective aromatic hydroxylation with dioxygen and simple copper imine complexes"
    Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21(33), 11735–11744, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201501003.

  • J. Schottenheim, C. Gernert, B. Herzigkeit, J. Krahmer, F. Tuczek
    "Catalytic Models of Tyrosinase: Reactivity Differences between Systems Based on Mono- and Binucleating Ligands"
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 21, 3501–3511, DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201500029.

  • Nadja Stucke, Felix Tuczek
    "Rechts vor Links: Magnetische Zirkulardichroismus Spektroskopie"
    GIT Labor Fachzeitschrift 2015.

  • J. N. Hamann, M. Rolff and F. Tuczek
    "Monooxygenation of an appended phenol in a model system of tyrosinase: Implications on the enzymatic reaction mechanism"
    Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 3251-3258, DOI: 10.1039/C4DT03010A.

  • A.-C. Schnoor, C. Gradert, M. Schleupner, J. Krahmer and F. Tuczek
    "Molybdenum-Dinitrogen Complexes Supported by NP3 Ligands containing Propylene Linkages: Symmetry Breaking and Geometrical Isomerism"
    Z. Allg. Anorg. Chem. Special Issue “Reactive nitrogen-containing species: Generation, Characterization and Functionalization” (F. Tuczek, M. Fryzuk; Eds.) 2015, 641(1), 83-90, DOI: 10.1002/zaac.201400461.

  • C. Gradert, N. Stucke, J. Krahmer, C. Näther and F. Tuczek
    "Molybdenum complexes supported by mixed NHC/phosphine ligands: Activation of N2 and reaction with P(OMe)3 to the first meta-phosphite complex"
    Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21(3), 1130–1137, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201405737.





  • J. Krahmer, G. Peters, and F. Tuczek
    "Molybdenum(0)-N2 complexes supported by the tripod ligand 1,1,1-tris(diphenylphosphinomethyl)ethane: Steric influence on the coordination of mono- and diphosphine coligands"
    Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2014, 640(14), 2834–2838, DOI: 10.1002/zaac.201400358.

  • H. Jacob, S. Ulrich, U. Jung, S. Kuhn, T. Rusch, C. Schütt, F. Petersen, T. Strunskus, O. Magnussen, R. Herges and F. Tuczek
    "Monitoring the reversible photoisomerization of an azobenzene-functionalized molecular triazatriangulene platform on Au(111) by IRRAS"
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2014, 16, 22643-22650, DOI: 10.1039/C4CP03438D.

  • C. Gradert, J. Krahmer, F. D. Sönnichsen, C. Näther and F. Tuczek
    "Molybdenum(0)-Carbonyl Complexes Supported by Mixed Benzimidazol-2-Ylidene/ Phosphine Ligands: Influence of Benzannulation on the donor properties of the NHC groups"
    J. Organomet. Chem. 2014, 770, 61-68, DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2014.08.010.

  • H. Broda, J. Krahmer and F. Tuczek
    "(Dinitrogen)molybdenum Complexes Supported by Asymmetric Silicon-Centered Tripod Ligands: Steric and Electronic Influences on the Coordination of Mono- and Diphosphine Coligands"
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 22, 3564–3571, DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201402273.

  • V. Chandrasekaran, H. Jacob, F. Petersen, K. Kathirvel, F. Tuczek* and T. K. Lindhorst*
    "Synthesis and surface-spectroscopic characterization of photoisomerizable glyco-SAMs on Au(111)"
    Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 8744-8752, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201402075.

  • S. Karan, T. Gopakumar, H. Jacob, S. Meyer, F. Tuczek* and R. Berndt*
    "Remotely triggered geometrical isomerization of a binuclear complex"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 6163-6166, DOI: 10.1021/ja500154g.

  • J. Rudnik, H. Naggert, S. Schwarzer, F. Tuczek und I. Parchmann
    "Künstliches Blut – Synthese eines magnetisch und farblich schaltbaren Eisen-Komplexes."
    CHEMKON 2014, 21(2), 85-88, DOI: 10.1002/ckon.201410222,
    Zusatzmaterial SFB 677 Podcast mit Lehrvideo zur Synthese.

  • E. Ludwig, H. Naggert, M. Kalläne, S. Rohlf, E. Kröger, A. Bannwarth, A. Quer, K. Rossnagel, L. Kipp* and F. Tuczek*
    "Fe(II) Spincrossover-Komplexe in ultradünnen Filmen: Elektronische Struktur und Spinschaltung durch sichtbares und Vakuum-UV Licht"
    Angew. Chem. 2014, 126, 3063–3067, DOI: 10.1002/ange.201307968.

    "Fe(II) spin-crossover complexes in ultrathin films: Electronic structure and spin-state switching by visible and vacuum-UV light
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 3019–3023, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201307968.

  • J. N. Hamann, F. Tuczek
    "New catalytic model systems of tyrosinase: fine tuning of the reactivity with pyrazole-based N-donor ligands"
    Chem. Commun. 2014, 50(18), 2298-2300, DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47888B.

  • H. Broda, F. Tuczek
    "Katalytische Ammoniaksynthese in homogener Lösung – endlich biomimetisch?"
    Angew. Chem. 2014, 126(3), 644–646, DOI: 10.1002/ange.201308780.

    "Catalytic Ammonia Synthesis in Homogeneous Solution—Biomimetic at Last?"
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53(3), 632–634, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201308780.

  • H. Broda, S. Hinrichsen, J. Krahmer, C. Näther, F. Tuczek
    "Molybdenum dinitrogen complexes supported by a silicon-centred tripod ligand and dppm or dmpm: Tuning the activation of N2"
    Dalton Trans. 2014, 43(5), 2007-2012, DOI: 10.1039/C3DT52965G.





  • S. O. Schmidt, S. Kisslinger, C. Würtele, S. Bonnet, S. Schindler, F. Tuczek
    "Iron(II) Complexes Supported by a Tetradentate Ligand Providing a Strained Equatorial Coordination Environment: Geometric and Electronic-Structural Implications"
    Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2013, 639(15), 2774–2778, DOI: 10.1002/zaac.201300425.

  • F. Wendt, M. Rolff, W. Thimm, C. Näther, F. Tuczek
    "A Small-molecule Model System of Galactose Oxidase: Geometry, Reactivity and Electronic Structure"
    Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2013, 639(14), 2502–2509, DOI: 10.1002/zaac.201300475.

  • T. G. Gopakumar, M. Bernien, H. Naggert, F. Matino, C. F. Hermanns, A. Bannwarth, S. Mühlenberend, A. Krüger, D. Krüger, F. Nickel, W. Walter, R. Berndt, W. Kuch, F. Tuczek
    "Spin-crossover complex on Au(111): Structural and electronic differences between mono- and multilayers."
    Chem. Europ. J. 2013, 19(46), 15702–15709, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201302241.

  • H. Jacob, K. Kathirvel, F. Petersen, T. Strunskus, A. Bannwarth, S. Meyer, F. Tuczek
    "Grafting of functionalized [Fe(III)(salten)] complexes to Au(111) surfaces via thiolate groups: Surface spectroscopic characterization and comparison of different linker designs"
    Langmuir 2013, 29(27), 8534–8543, DOI: 10.1021/la400663y.

  • T. G. Gopakumar, F. Matino, H. Naggert, A. Bannwarth, F. Tuczek and R. Berndt
    "Berichtigung: Elektroneninduzierter Spin-Crossover von Einzelmolekülen in einer Doppellage auf Gold"
    Angew. Chem. 2013, 125(14), 3884, DOI: 10.1002/ange.201301569.

    "Corrigendum: Electron-Induced Spin Crossover of Single Molecules in a Bilayer on Gold"
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52(14), 3796, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201301569.

  • L. Söncksen, C. Gradert, J. Krahmer, C. Näther, F. Tuczek
    "Bonding and Activation of N2 in Mo(0) Complexes Supported by Hybrid Tripod Ligands with Mixed Dialkylphosphine/Diarylphosphine Donor Groups: Interplay of Steric and Electronic Factors"
    Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 6576–6589, DOI: 10.1021/ic400582v.

  • G. Stephan, C. Näther, G. Peters, F. Tuczek
    "17- and 18-Electron Molybdenum Bis- and Tris(butadiene) Complexes: Electronic Structure, Spectroscopic Properties and Oxidative Ligand-Exchange Reactions"
    Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52(10), 5931–5942, DOI: 10.1021/ic400145f.

  • J. Schottenheim, N. Fateeva, W. Thimm, J. Krahmer, F. Tuczek
    "Catalytic conversion of monophenols to ortho-quinones in a tyrosinase-like fashion: Towards more biomimetic and more efficient model systems"
    ZAAC Special Issue "Bioinorganic Chemistry: From Fundamentals to Applications" (B. Krebs, J. Reedijk, Eds.) 2013, 8, 1491–1497, DOI: 10.1002/zaac.201300065.

  • C. Gradert, J. Krahmer, F. D. Sönnichsen, C. Näther, F. Tuczek
    "Small-Molecule Activation with Molybdenum(0)-Complexes Supported by Mixed Imidazol-2-Ylidene/Phosphino-Hybrid Ligands: Electronic and Structural Consequences of Substituting a Phosphine by a Carbene Group"
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. Special Issue "Small-Molecule Activation" 2013, 22, 3943–3955, DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201300177.

  • A. Dreher, S. Meyer, C. Näther, A. Westphal, H. Broda, B. Sarkar, W. Kaim, P. Kurz, F. Tuczek
    "Reduction and Protonation of Mo(IV) Imido Complexes with depe Coligands. Generation and Reactivity of a S=½ Mo(III) Alkylnitrene Intermediate"
    Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 2335–2352, DOI: 10.1021/ic301828e.

  • A. Westphal, A. Klinkebiel, H.-M. Berends, H. Broda, P. Kurz, F. Tuczek
    "Electronic Structure and Spectroscopic Properties of Mononuclear Manganese(III) Schiff Base Complexes: A Systematic Study on [Mn(acen)X] Complexes by EPR, UV/Vis and MCD Spectroscopy (X = Hal, NCS)"
    Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 2372–2387, DOI: 10.1021/ic301889e.

  • H. Broda, S. Hinrichsen, F. Tuczek
    "Molybdenum(0) dinitrogen complexes with polydentate phosphine ligands for synthetic nitrogen fixation: Geometric and electronic structure contributions to reactivity
    Coord. Chem. Rev. 2013, 257, 587–598, DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2012.05.010.





  • S. Hinrichsen, H. Broda, C. Gradert, L. Söncksen, F. Tuczek
    "Recent Developments in Synthetic Nitrogen Fixation"
    Annu. Rep. Prog. Chem., Sect. A: Inorg. Chem. 2012, 108(1), 17-47, Feature Article (invited), DOI: 10.1039/C2IC90033E.

  • S. Thies, H. Sell, C. Bornholdt, C. Schütt, F. Köhler, F. Tuczek, R. Herges
    "Light-Driven Coordination-Induced Spin-State Switching (LD-CISSS). Rational Design of Photodissociable Ligands (PDL's)"
    Chem. Europ. J. 2012, 18, 16358–16368, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201201698.

  • A. Westphal, H. Broda, Ph. Kurz, F. Neese, F. Tuczek
    "MCD Spectrum of the Mo(V) Complex [Mo(O)Cl3dppe]: C-Term Signs and Intensities for Multi-Determinant Excited Doublet States"
    Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51(10), 5748–5763, DOI: 10.1021/ic300201t.

  • T. G. Gopakumar, F. Matino, H. Naggert, A. Bannwarth, F. Tuczek and R. Berndt
    "Elektroneninduzierter Spin-Crossover von Einzelmolekülen in einer Doppellage auf Gold"
    Angew. Chem. 2012, 124(25), 6367–6371, DOI: 10.1002/ange.201201203.

    "Electron-Induced Spin Crossover of Single Molecules in a Bilayer on Gold"
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51(25), 6262–6266, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201201203.

  • H.-M. Berends, A.-M. Manke, C. Näther, F. Tuczek and Ph. Kurz
    "A Manganese Oxido Complex Bearing Facially Coordinating Trispyridyl Ligands – Is Coordination Geometry Crucial for Water Oxidation Catalysis?"
    Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 6215-6224, DOI: 10.1039/C2DT30129F.

  • A. Bannwarth, S.-O. Schmidt, G. Peters, F. D. Sönnichsen, W. Thimm, R. Herges, F. Tuczek
    "Fe(III) spincrossover complexes with photoisomerizable ligands: Experimental and Theoretical Investigations on the LD-LISC effect"
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2012, 16, 2776–2783, DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201101227.





  • M. Rolff, F. Tuczek
    "9.27 Nitrogenase and Nitrogen Activation"
    in: Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry II; J. Reedijk and K. Poeppelmeier, Eds.

  • S. Thies, H. Sell, C. Schütt, C. Bornholdt, C. Näther, F. Tuczek and R. Herges
    "Light-Induced Spin Change by Photodissociable External Ligands: A New Principle for Magnetic Switching of Molecules"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133(40), 16243–16250, DOI: 10.1021/ja206812.

  • J. Krahmer, H. Broda, G. Peters, C. Näther, W. Thimm and F. Tuczek
    "Octahedral Molybdenum(0) Monodinitrogen Complexes Facially Coordinated by the Tripod Ligand 1,1,1-Tris(diphenylphosphino­methyl)­ethane: Influence of Diphosphine Coligands on the Activation of N2"
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2011, 28, 4377-4386, DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201100640.

  • U. Jung, S. Kuhn, U. Cornelissen, F. Tuczek, T. Strunskus, V. Zaporojtchenko, J. Kubitschke, R. Herges, O. Magnussen
    "Azobenzene-Containing Triazatriangulenium Adlayers on Au(111): Structural and Spectroscopic Characterization"
    Langmuir 2011, 27, 5899-5908, DOI:10.1021/la104654p.

  • M. Rolff, J. N. Hamann, F. Tuczek
    "Benzylische Ligand-Hydroxylierung über ein Dikupfer-µ-η22-Peroxo-Intermediat: drastische Reaktionsbeschleunigung durch Wasserstoffatom-Donoren"
    Angewandte Chemie 2011, 123, 7057-7061, DOI:10.1002/ange.201102332.

    "Benzylic Ligand Hydroxylation Starting from a Dicopper µ-η22 Peroxo Intermediate: Dramatic Acceleration of the Reaction by Hydrogen-Atom Donors"
    Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 6924-6927, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201102332.

  • H. Naggert, A. Bannwarth, S. Chemnitz, T. van Hofe, E. Quandt, F, Tuczek
    "First observation of light-induced spin change in vacuum deposited thin films of iron spin crossover complexes"
    Dalton Trans. 2011, 40, 6364-6366, DOI:10.1039/C1DT10651A.

  • F. Pevny, M. Zabel, R. Winter, A. Rausch, H. Yersin, F. Tuczek, S. Zalis
    "Improvement of (bipy)Pt(XR)2 (X = O, S) type photosensitizers by covalent dye attachment"
    Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 6302-6304, DOI:10.1039/C0CC04443A .

  • M. Jarenmark, M. Haukka, S. Demeshko, F. Tuczek, L. Zuppiroli, F. Meyer, E. Nordlander
    "Synthesis, Characterization, and Reactivity Studies of Heterodinuclear Complexes Modeling Active Sites in Purple Acid Phosphatases"
    Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 3866-3887, DOI:10.1021/ic1020324.

  • L. Söncksen, R. Römer, C. Näther, G. Peters, F. Tuczek
    "Exchange of Isonitrile Ligands in the Complex [Mo(O)Cl(CNMe)4]+ by the Tetraphos Ligand prP4: Stereochemical Influences on the Reaction Course"
    Inorganica Chimica Acta 2011, Kaim Celebration Issue, DOI:10.1016/j.ica.2011.02.044.

  • S. Venkataramani, U. Jana, F. D. Sönnichsen, F. Tuczek, R. Herges
    "Magnetic Bistability in Isolated Molecules at Room Temperature"
    Science 2011, 331, 445-448, DOI: 10.1126/science.1201180.

  • M. Rolff, J. Schottenheim, H. Decker and F. Tuczek
    "Copper-O2 Reactivity of Tyrosinase Models towards External Monophenolic Substrates: Molecular mechanism and comparison with the enzyme"
    Chem. Soc. Rev. 2011, 40, 4077-4098, DOI: 10.1039/C0CS00202J.

  • R. Römer, C. Gradert, A. Bannwarth, G. Peters, C. Näther, F. Tuczek
    "One-Step Synthesis of Mo(0) and W(0) Bis(Dinitrogen) Complexes with the Linear Tetraphosphine Ligand prP4: Stereoselective Formation of cis-[M(N2)2(rac-prP4)] and trans-[M(N2)2(meso-prP4)]; M = Mo, W"
    Dalton Trans. 2011, 40, 3229-3236, DOI: 10.1039/C0DT01646B.





  • T. G. Gopakumar, F. Matino, B. Schwager, A. Bannwarth, F. Tuczek, J. Kröger, R. Berndt
    "Coverage Driven Formation of Homochiral Domains of an Achiral Molecule on Au(111)"
    J. Phys. Chem. 2010, 114, 18247-18251.

  • M. Rolff, J. Schottenheim, G. Peters, F. Tuczek
    "The First Catalytic Tyrosinase Model System Based on a Mononuclear Copper(I) Complex: Kinetics and Mechanism"
    Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 6438-6442.

    "Das Erste Katalytische Tyrosinase-Modell Basierend auf einem Einkernigen Kupfer(I)komplex: Kinetik und Mechanismus"
    Angewandte Chemie 2010, 122, 6583-6587.

  • S. Thies, C. Bornholdt, F. Köhler, F. Soennichsen, C. Näther, F. Tuczek, R. Herges
    "Coordination-Induced Spin Crossover (CISCO) through Axial Bonding of Substituted Pyridines to Nickel-Porphyrins: sigma-Donor vs pi-Acceptor Effects"
    Chemistry Europ. J. 2010, 16, 10074-10083.

  • M. Rolff, J. Schottenheim, F. Tuczek
    "Monooxygenation of External Phenolic Substrates in Small-Molecule Dicopper Complexes: Implications on the Reaction Mechanism of Tyrosinase"
    J. Coord. Chem. 2010, 63, 2382-2399.

  • K. Rajalingam, L. Hallmann, T. Strunskus, A. Bashir, C. Wöll, F. Tuczek
    "Self-Assembled Monolayers of Benzylmercaptan and p-Cyanobenzylmercaptan on Gold: Surface Infrared Spectroscopic Characterization"
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2010, 12, 4390-4399.

  • U. Jung, M. Müller, N. Fujimoto, K. Ikeda, K. Uosaki, U. Cornelissen, F. Tuczek, C. Bornholdt, D. Zargarani, R. Herges, O. Magnussen
    "Gap-mode SERS of Azobenzene-Containing Self-Assembled Monolayers on Au(111)"
    Journal of Colloid Interface Science 2010, 341(2), 366-375.





  • C. Würtele, O. Sander, V. Lutz, T. Waitz, F. Tuczek, S. Schindler
    "Aliphatic C-H Bond Oxidation of Toluene Using Copper Peroxo Complexes That Are Stable At Room Temperature"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 7544-7545.

  • O. Sander, C. Näther, F. Tuczek
    "Chiral Dicopper Complexes with a Doubly Asymmetric Ligand as Models for the Tyrosinase Active Site: Synthesis, Structure, O2-Reactivity and Comparison with their Symmetric Analogs"
    Zeitschr. Allg. Anorg. Chem. 2009, 635, 1123-1133.

  • F. Tuczek
    "Electronic Structure Calculations: Dinitrogen Reduction in Nitrogenase and Synthetic Model Systems"
    in: Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry, Wiley VCH 2009, available online.

  • R. Warratz, F. Tuczek
    "Low-Energy bands of Ferrocenyl Ferrocenium Dimers: Bandshape Analysis with Four-Level Two-Mode Vibronic Coupling Configuration Interaction (VCCI) Model including Asymmetry"
    Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 3591-3607.

  • A. Dreher, K. Mersmann, C. Näther, I. Ivanovic-Burmazovic, R. v. Eldik, F. Tuczek
    "Structural, Spectroscopic and Kinetic Investigation of the Molybdenum Dialkylhydrazido Complexes [MoBr(NNCH)(dppe)]Br and [Mo(NNCH)(dppe)]: Activation Parameters and Revised Mechanism for N-N Cleavage"
    Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48(5), 2078-2093.

  • R. Warratz, H. Abdoulfadl, T. Bally, F. Tuczek
    "Electronic Structure and Absorption Spectra of Biferrocenyl and Bisfulvalenide Diiron Radical Cations: Detection and Assignment of New Low-Energy Transitions"
    Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 1604-1617.

  • G. Stephan, F. Tuczek
    "Synthetic Nitrogen Fixation with Transition-Metal Phosphine Complexes: New Developments"
    in: Activating Unreactive Substrates; C. Bolm and E. Hahn, Eds., Wiley VCH 2009.

  • A. Dreher, G. Stephan, F. Tuczek
    "New Developments in Synthetic Nitrogen Fixation with Molybdenum and Tungsten Phosphine Comlexes"
    Adv. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 61, 367-405.





  • K. Klatt, C. Naether, F. Tuczek
    "[Bis(diphenylphosphino)methane-κ2 P, P'][bis(diphenylphosphinomethyl)diethoxysilane-κ2 P, P']bis(dinitrogen)-molybdenum(0) benzene 0.7-solvate"
    Acta Cryst. 2008, E64, m1382.

  • O. Sander, A. Henss, C. Näther, C. Würtele, M. C. Holthausen, S. Schindler, F. Tuczek
    "Aromatic Hydroxylation in a Copper Bis(imine) Complex Mediated by a µ-η22 Peroxo Dicopper Core: A Mechanistic Scenario"
    Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 9714-9729.

  • K. Klatt, G. Stephan, G. Peters, F. Tuczek
    "Spectroscopic Characterization of Molybdenum Dinitrogen Complexes Containing a Combination of Diphosphine and Triphosphine Coligands. 31P-NMR Analysis of Five-Spin Systems"
    Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47(14), 6541-6550.

  • G. Stephan, C. Näther, F. Tuczek
    Acta Cryst. E. 2008, 64, M629-U241.

  • R. Römer, G. Stephan, C. Habeck, C. Hoberg, G. Peters, C. Näther, F. Tuczek
    "Stereoselective Synthesis of the first Chatt-type Mo(0) bis(dinitrogen) complex with a tetraphosphine ligand"
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem 2008, 21, 3258-3263.

  • G. Stephan, C. Näther, C. Sivasankar, F. Tuczek
    "Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Mixed P/N Ligands for Synthetic Nitrogen Fixation"
    Inorg. Chim. Acta 2008, 361, 1008-1019 (Solomon Celebration Issue, invited paper).

  • G. Stephan, C. Sivasankar, F. Studt, F. Tuczek
    "Energetics and Mechanism of Ammonia Synthesis through the Chatt Cycle: Conditions for a Catalytic Mode and Comparison with the Schrock Cycle"
    Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 644-652.

  • M. Rolff, F. Tuczek
    "Wie hydroxylieren Kupferenzyme aliphatische Substrate? Jüngste Erkenntnisse aus der Chemie synthetischer Modellsysteme"
    Angew. Chem. 2008, 120, 2378-2381.

    "How do copper enzymes hydroxylate aliphatic substrates? Recent insights from the chemiostry of model systems"
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 13, 2344-2347.

  • L. Hallmann, A. Bashir, T. Strunskus, R. Adelung, V. Staemmler, Ch. Wöll, F. Tuczek
    "Self-assembled monolayers of benzylmercaptan and p-cyanobenzylmercaptan on Au(111) surfaces: Structural and spectroscopic characterization"
    Langmuir 2008, 24, 5726-5733.

  • S. Tkach Vitalii, S. Suslov Dmitrii, Gomboo Myagmarsuren, V. Ratovskii Gennadii, V. Rohin Alexander, F. Tuczek and K. Shmidt Fedor
    "An Effective Route for the synthesis of Cationic Palladium Complexes of General Formula [(Acac)PdL1L2]+A-"
    J. Organomet. Chem. 2008, 693, 2069-2073.





  • K. Mersmann, C. Näther, F. Tuczek
    Acta Cryst. E 2007, 63, m1476.

  • K. Dürr, B. P. Macpherson, R. Warratz, F. Hampel, F. Tuczek, N. Jux, I. Ivanovic-Burmazovic
    "Iron(III) Complex of a Crown Ether-Porphyrin Conjugate and the Reversible Binding of Superoxide"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 4217-4228.

  • H. Decker, Th. Schweikardt, D. Nilius, U. Salzbrunn, E. Jaenicke and F. Tuczek
    "Similar enzyme activation and catalysis of hemocyanin and tyrosinase"
    GENE-Functional Genomics 2007, 398, Special Issue, 183-191.





  • F. Tuczek
    "Synthetische vs. biologische Stickstoff-Fixierung"
    Nachrichten aus Chemie und Technik 2006, 54, 1190-1194.

  • H. Decker, Th. Schweikardt, F. Tuczek
    "The First Crystal Structure of Tyrosinase: All Questions Answered?"
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45(28), 4546-4550.

    "Die erste Kristallstruktur von Tyrosinase: alle Fragen beantwortet?"
    Angew. Chem. 2006, 118(28), 4658-4663.

  • K. Mersmann, A. Hauser, F. Tuczek
    "Electronic Structure, Spectroscopic Properties and Reactivity of Mo and W Nitrido and Imido Complexes with Diphosphine Coligands: Influence of the trans-Ligand (Reduction Pathway of End-On Terminally Coordinated Dinitrogen. VI.)”
    Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 5044-5056.

  • C. Sivasankar, F. Tuczek
    "Double Deprotonation of Coordinated Ethylimide to CH3CN: Molecular Mechanism and Relevance to the Chemistry of Mo and W Organoimides”
    Dalton Trans. 2006, 28, 3396-3398.

  • F. Studt, F. Tuczek
    "Theoretical, Spectroscopic and Mechanistic Studies on Transition Metal Dinitrogen Complexes: Implications to Reactivity and Relevance to the Nitrogenase Problem"
    J. Comput. Chem. 2006, 27(12), 1278-1291.

  • R. Warratz, G. Peters, F. Studt, R.-H. Römer and F. Tuczek
    "Orbital Interactions in Fe(II)/Co(III) Hetero-bimetallocenes: Single versus Double Bridge"
    Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45(6), 2531-2542.

  • O. Franke, B. E. Wiesler, N. Lehnert, G. Peters, P. Burger and F. Tuczek
    "The Iron Hydrido Complex [FeH(dppe)2 ]+: Solution and Solid-State Reactivity with Dinitrogen"
    Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2006, 632, 1247-1256.

  • F. Studt, B. A. MacKay, M. D. Fryzuk and F. Tuczek
    "N-N splitting of a functionalized µ-η12 coordinated dinitrogen ligand leading to a µ-nitrido µ-imido core: Mechanistic insight from DFT"
    Dalton Trans. 2006, 1137-1140.

  • F. Studt, N. Lehnert, B. E. Wiesler, A. Scherer, R. Beckhaus and F. Tuczek
    "Spectroscopic Comparison of Dinuclear Ti+ and Ti2+ µ-η11 Dinitrogen Complexes with Cyclopentadienyl/Fulvene and Amine / Amide Ligation: Moderate vs. Strong Activation of N2"
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2006, 291-297 (Title page: pg. 261).





  • S. Sivasankar, N. Böres, G. Peters, C. M. Habeck, F. Studt and F. Tuczek
    "Dismutation of a Mo(IV) Acetonitrile-NNH2 Complex to a Mo(IV) Ethylimido Complex + N2: Mechanistic Implications on the Protonation of Coordinated Nitriles at the ß-Carbon Atom”
    Organometallics 2005, 24, 5393-5406.

  • J.-G. Uttecht, C. Näther and F. Tuczek
    Acta Cryst. 2005, E61, o2916-o2917.

  • F. Studt, F. Tuczek
    "Energetik und Mechanismus einer katalytischen Ammoniaksynthese bei Raumtemperatur (Schrock-Zyklus): Vergleich mit der biologischen Stickstoff-Fixierung"
    Angew. Chem. 2005, 117, 5783-5787.

    "Energetics and Mechanism of a Room-Temperature Catalytic Process of Ammonia Synthesis (Schrock Cycle): Comparison with Biological Nitrogen Fixation"
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 5639-5642.

  • O. Sander, F. Tuczek and C. Näther
    Acta Cryst. 2005, E61, m824-m825.

  • F. Studt, V. M. E. Lamarche, G. K. B. Clentsmith, F. Geoffrey, N. Cloke and F. Tuczek
    “Vibrational and Electronic Structure of the Dinuclear Bis(µ-nitrido) Vanadium(V) Complex [V(N{N''}2)(µ-N)]2: Spectroscopic Properties of the M2(µ-N)2 Diamond Core”
    Dalton Trans. 2005, 1052-1057.

  • K. Mersmann, K. H. Horn, N. Böres, F. Studt, N. Lehnert, G. Peters, I. Ivanovic-Burmazovic, R. van Eldik and F. Tuczek
    “Reduction Pathway of End-On Terminally Coordinated Dinitrogen. V. N-N Bond Cleavage in Mo/W Hydrazidium Complexes with Diphosphine Coligands. Comparison with Triamidoamine Systems”
    Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44(9), 3031-3045.

  • K. H. Horn, N. Böres, N. Lehnert, K. Mersmann, C. Näther, G. Peters and F. Tuczek
    “Reduction Pathway of End-On Terminally Coordinated Dinitrogen. IV. Geometric, Electronic and Vibrational Structure of a W(IV) Dialkylhydrazido Complex and its Two-Electron Reduced Derivative Undergoing N-N Cleavage Upon Protonation”
    Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44(9), 3016-3030.

  • G. C. Stephan, G. Peters, N. Lehnert, C. M. Habeck, C. Näther and F. Tuczek
    “Bonding, Activation and Protonation of Dinitrogen on a Molybdenum Pentaphosphine Complex: Comparison to trans-Bis(Dinitrogen) and -Nitrile/Dinitrogen Complexes with Tetraphosphine Coordination”
    Can. J. Chem. 2005, 83, 385-402 (Special Issue 40 Years N2 Chemistry).

  • F. Studt, B. A. MacKay, M. D. Fryzuk and F. Tuczek
    "Lewis Adducts of the Side-On End-On Dinitrogen Bridged Complex [{Ta(NPN)}2(µ-H)2(µ-η21-N2)] with AlMe3, GaMe3 and B(C6F5)3: Electronic Structure, Spectroscopic Properties and Relevance to the Functionalization of N2"
    Chem. Eur. J. 2005, 11, 604-618.





  • A. Kern, C. Näther, F. Studt, F. Tuczek
    "Application of a Universal Force Field to Mixed Fe/Mo-S/Se Cubane and Heterocubane Clusters. 1. Substitution of Sulfur by Selenium in the Series [Fe4X4(YCH3)4]2-; X = S/Se and Y = S/Se"
    Inorg. Chem. 2004, 43(16), 5003-5010.

  • A. Kern, C. Näther, F. Studt and F.Tuczek
    "Application of a Universal Force Field to Mixed Fe/Mo-S/Se Cubane and Heterocubane Clusters. 2. Substitution of Iron by Molybdenum in Fe4(S/Se)4 Clusters with Terminal Halide and Thiolate Ligands"
    Inorg. Chem. 2004, 43(16), 5011-5020.

  • F. Tuczek
    "Electronic Structure and Spectroscopic Properties of Molybdenum and Tungsten N2, NNH, NNH2 and NNH3 Complexes with Diphosphine Coligands: Insights into the End-On Terminal Reduction Pathway of Dinitrogen" ( invited review)
    Advances in Inorganic Chemistry (AIC) 2004, 56, 27-53.

  • C. M. Habeck, C. Hoberg, G. Peters, C. Näther, F. Tuczek
    "The Linear Tetraphos Ligand prP4 (1,1,4,8,11,11-Hexaphenyl-1,4,8,11-tetraphosphaundecane, Ph2PCH2CH2P(Ph)CH2CH2CH2P(Ph)CH2CH2PPh2): Synthesis and Characterization of cis- and trans-[Fe(NCS)2(prP4)]"
    Organometallics 2004, 23, 3252.

  • F. Studt, B. A. MacKay, M. D. Fryzuk and F. Tuczek
    "Spectroscopic Properties and Quantum Chemistry Based Normal Coordinate Analysis of a Dinuclear Tantalum Complex Exhibiting the Novel Side-On End-On Briding Geometry of N2: Correlations to Electronic Structure and Reactivity"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 280-290.





  • T. Plenge, R. Dillinger, L. Santagostini, L. Casella and F. Tuczek
    "Catecholate Adducts of Binuclear Copper Complexes Modelling the Type 3 Copper Active Site: Spectroscopic Characterization and Relevance to the Tyrosinase Reaction"
    Z. Allg. Anorg. Chem. 2003, 629, 2258-2265.

  • G. Battaini, M. De Carolis, E. Monzani, F. Tuczek, and L. Casella
    "Phenol Ortho-Oxygenation by Mononuclear Copper(I) Complexes Depends on µ-η22-Peroxodicopper(II) Species"
    J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Comm. 2003, 726-727.

  • F. Tuczek, K. H. Horn and N. Lehnert
    "Vibrational Spectroscopic Properties of Molybdenum and Tungsten N2 and N2Hx Complexes with depe Coligands: Comparison to dppe Systems and Influence of H-bridges"
    Coord. Chem. Rev. 2003, 245, 107-120.

  • K. H. Horn, N. Lehnert, F. Tuczek
    "The Reduction Pathway of End-On Coordinated Dinitrogen: III. Electronic Structure and Spectroscopic Properties of Mo/W Hydrazidium Complexes"
    Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42, 1076-1086.

  • F. Studt, L. Morello, N. Lehnert, M. D. Fryzuk, F. Tuczek
    "Side-on Bridging Coordination of N2: Spectroscopic Characterization of the Planar Zr2N2 Core and Theoretical Investigation of its Butterfly Distortion"
    Chem. Eur. J. 2003, 9, 520-530.

  • G. Battaini, E. Monzani, A. Perotti, C. Para, L. Casella, M. Gulotti, R. Dillinger, C. Näther, F. Tuczek
    "A Double Arene Hydroxylation Mediated by a Dicopper(II)-Hydroperoxide Species"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 4185.
  • F. Tuczek, E. I. Solomon
    "The VBCI Model: CT transitions of Bridged Dimers"
    in: Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry II, Vol. 1 (A.B.P. Lever, Ed.) Elsevier 2003.





  • O. Franke, B. E. Wiesler, N. Lehnert, F. Tuczek
    "Vibrational Properties of Fe(II) Dinitrogen Complexes: A Comparison between [FeH(N2)(depe)2] and [FeCl(N2)(depe)2]"
    Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2002, 628, 2395-2402.

  • C. M. Habeck, N. Lehnert, C. Näther, F. Tuczek
    "Mo/W-N2 and -N2H2 Complexes with trans Nitrile Ligands: Electronic Structure, Spectroscopic Properties and Relevance to Nitrogen Fixation"
    Inorg. Chim. Acta 2002, 337C, 11-31.

  • O. Franke, B. E. Wiesler, N. Lehnert, C. Näther, J. Neuhausen, V. Ksenofontov and F. Tuczek
    "The five-coordinate complexes [FeX(depe)2]BPh4: Electronic Structure and Spin-Forbidden Reaction with N2"
    Inorg. Chem. 2002, 41, 3491-3499.

  • F. Tuczek, E. I. Solomon
    "Excited Electronic States of Transition Metal Dimers and the VBCI Model: An Overview"
    Coord. Chem. Rev. 2001, 219-221, 1075-1112.

  • H. Decker, R. Dillinger, F. Tuczek
    Highlight "Wie funktioniert die Tyrosinase"
    Angew. Chem. 2000, 112, 9, 1656-1660.

    Highlight "How does Tyrosinase work?"
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2000, 39, 9, 1591-1595.

  • L. Santagostini, M. Gullotti, E. Monzani, L. Casella, R. Dillinger, F. Tuczek
    "Reversible Dioxygen Binding and Phenol Oxygenation in a Tyrosinase Model System"
    Chem. Eur. J. 2000, 6, 519-522.

  • N. Lehnert, F. Tuczek
    "Reduction and Protonation of Coordinated Dinitrogen: II. Electronic Structure and Reactivity of Mo/W-N2, -NNH and -NNH2 Complexes"
    Inorg. Chem. 1999, 38, 1671-1682.

  • N. Lehnert, F. Tuczek
    "Reduction and Protonation of Coordinated Dinitrogen: I. Vibrational Spectra of Mo/W-N2, -NNH and -NNH2 Complexes and Quantum Chemistry Assisted Normal Coordinate Analysis"
    Inorg. Chem. 1999, 38, 1659-1670.

  • A. Rompel, H. Fischer, D. Meiwes, K. Bueldt-Karentzopoulos, R. Dillinger, F. Tuczek, H. Witzel, B. Krebs
    "Purification and spectroscopic studies on catechol oxides from Lycopus eurpaeus and Pupulus nigra: Evidence for a dinuclear copper center of type 3 and spectroscopic similarities to tyrosinase and hemocyanin"
    JBIC 1999, 4, 56-63.

  • N. Lehnert, F. Tuczek
    Highlight "Neuere Entwicklungen in der N2-Fixierung" ("New Developments in N2 Fixation")
    Angewandte Chemie 1998, 110, 2780 (Int. Ed. 1998, 37, 2636).

  • M. A. Aebersold, B. Gillon, O. Plantevin, L. Pardi, O. Kahn, P. Bergerat, I. v. Seggern, F. Tuczek, L. Ohrstrom, A. Grand, E. Lelievre-Berna
    "Spin density maps in the triplet ground state of [Cu2(t-Bupy)4(N3)2](ClO4)2: A polarized neutron diffraction study"
    J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 5238-5245.

  • F. Tuczek
    "Recent Advances in Electronic Absorption Spectroscopy" in: "Spectroscopic Methods in Bioinorganic Chemistry"
    E. I. Solomon, K. O. Hodgson, Eds.
    ACS Books, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC 1998.

  • B. E. Wiesler, N. Lehnert, J. Neuhausen, W. Tremel und F. Tuczek
    "Einfluß des trans-Substituenten auf die N2-Bindung in Fe(II)-Phosphin- Systemen: Struktur, Synthese und Eigenschaften der monomeren Addukte trans-[FeX(N2)(depe)2]BPh4, X=Cl, Br"
    Angewandte Chemie 1998, 110, 856.

    "Influence of the trans Substituent on N2 Bonding in Iron(II)-Phosphine Systems: Structure, Synthesis and Properties of the Monomeric Adducts trans-[FeX(N2)(depe)2]BPh4, X=Cl, Br"
    Angewandte Chemie 1998, (Int. Ed.), 37, 815.

  • B. E. Wiesler, F. Tuczek, C. Näther, W. Bensch
    "Crystal Structure of [FeHCl(depe)2]"
    Acta Cryst. 1998, C54, 44-46.

  • F. Tuczek, M. Gal, F. E. Wagner, A. Vertes
    "Ir-193 Mössbauer investigations of iridium-C60 adducts "
    Fullerene Science and Technology 1997, 5(2), 443-452.

  • N. Lehnert, B. Wiesler, F. Tuczek, A. Hennige, D. Sellmann
    "Activation of Diazene and the Nitrogenase Problem: A Resonance-Raman and Electronic-Structure Investigation of Diazene-Bridged Fe(II) Centers with Sulfur Ligand Sphere"
    Part 2: Vibrational Properties,
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 8879-8888.

  • N. Lehnert, B. Wiesler, F. Tuczek, A. Hennige, D. Sellmann
    "Activation of Diazene and the Nitrogenase Problem: A Resonance-Raman and Electronic-Structure Investigation of Diazene-Bridged Fe(II) Centers with Sulfur Ligand Sphere"
    Part 1: Electronic Structure,
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 8869-8878.

  • F. Tuczek
    "Spektroskopische Untersuchungen zur Bindung und Aktivierung von Distickstoff und Intermediaten der N2-Reduktion und -Protonierung an Übergangsmetallkomplexen"
    GIT-Journal 1997, 3, 303.

  • F. Tuczek, W. Bensch
    "Strong Antiferromagnetic Coupling in cis µ-1,3 Azide Bridged Copper(II) Dimers: Trigonal-Bipyramidal vs Quadratic-Planar Coordination with a Nearly Identical Binucleating Ligand System"
    Inorg. Chem. 1995, 34, 1482.

  • I. v. Seggern, F. Tuczek, W. Bensch
    "Ferromagnetic Exchange Through Unoccupied Bridging Ligand Orbitals. An Optical Spectroscopic Study of µ-1,1 Azido Cu(II) Dimers"
    Inorg. Chem. 1995, 34, 5530-5547.

  • W. Bensch, E. Wörner, F. Tuczek
    "The Substitution of Vanadium by Chromium in Thallium Pentavanadium Octasulfide. Part III. Magnetic Properties"
    Mat. Res. Bull. 1995, 30, 1065.

  • W. Bensch, O. Helmer, F. Tuczek
    "Einfluß der Nichtstöchiometrie auf die Struktur und die Eigenschaften der ternären Kanalverbindung TlxCr5Se8 (0 *x*1)"
    Z. Krist., Suppl. No. 9 (1995), 142.

  • J.-F. Letard, A. Hennige, D. Sellmann and F. Tuczek
    "Spectroscopic Investigation of Binuclear Diazene Bridged FeS4 Centers with Relevance to the Nitrogenase Problem"
    J. Inorg. Biochem. 1995, 59, 2 and 3, 351.

  • B. Goerdt, R. Duchateau, S. Gambarotta and F. Tuczek
    "Spectroscopic Studies of Side-On and End-On Bonding of Dinitrogen in Low-Valent Binuclear Titanium Amide Complexe"
    J. Inorg. Biochem. 1995, 59, 2 and 3, 352.

  • F. Tuczek, M. Gal, F. E. Wagner, A. Vertes
    "193Ir Mössbauer Study of C60{Ir2Cl2(1,5-COD)2}2, a Multimetallic Addition Produkt of Buckminsterfullerene"
    Electrochem. Soc. Proc. Vol. 95-10, 1092 (1995).

  • F. Tuczek, E. I. Solomon
    "Charge Transfer States and Antiferromagnetism of Bridged Cu Dimers: Application to Oxy Hemocyanin"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 6916.

  • E. I. Solomon, F. Tuczek, C. Brown and D. Root
    "Spectroscopy of Binuclear Dioxygen Complexes"
    Chem. Rev. 1994, 94, 827.

  • P. Gütlich, J. Ensling and F. Tuczek
    "Metastable Electronic States Induced by Nuclear Decay and Light"
    Hyperf. Interactions 1994, 84, 447.

  • F. Tuczek, E. I. Solomon
    "Charge-Transfer States of Bridged Transition Metal Dimers: Mono- vs Binuclear Copper Azide Systems with Relevance to Oxy-Hemocyanin"
    Inorg. Chem. 1993, 32, 2850-2862.

  • F. Tuczek, E. I. Solomon
    "Charge-Transfer State Splittings of Bridged Cu Dimers with Relevance to Oxy Hemocyanin and Tyrosinase"
    J. Inorg. Biochem. 1993, 51, 23.

  • A. Vertes, M. Gal, F. Wagner, F. Tuczek, P. Gütlich
    "193Ir Mössbauer Study of Chloro(Carbonyl)bis(triphenylphosphine)(buckminsterfullerene) Iridium"
    Inorg. Chem. 1993, 32, 2850.

  • A. Vertes, M. Gal, F. Wagner, F. Tuczek, P. Gütlich
    "A kloro-(karbonil)-bisz(trifenil-foszfin)-iridium (CCTI) tetraciano-etilennel (TCNE) es buckminsterfullerenel (C60) kepzett adduktumjainak 193Ir Mössbauer-spektroszkopiai vizsgalata"
    Mag. Kem. Folyoirat 1993, 99, 259.

  • F. Tuczek, E. I. Solomon
    "Single-Crystal Polarized Absorption Spectroscopic Study of the Electronic Structure of µ-1,2-Peroxo Binuclear Cobalt Complexes"
    Inorg. Chem. 1992, 31, 944-953.

  • H. Spiering, M. Alflen, C. Hennen, Zs. Kajcsos, F. Tuczek, P. Gütlich
    "57Co Mössbauer Emission Spectroscopy"
    Proceedings of the XXVIth Zakopane School on Physics
    in: Condensed matter studies by nuclear methods, Ed. J.Stanek, T. Pedziwiatr,
    World Scientific 1991,

  • E. I. Solomon, M. J. Baldwin, P. K. Ross, F. Tuczek
    "Electronic-Structural Correlations of Dioxygen-Binding and Activation by Binuclear Copper- and Cobalt Complexes", in Dioxygen Activation and Homogeneous Catalytic Oxidation,
    L. Simandi (Ed.), pp. 357-366, Elsevier, Amsterdam 1991.

  • H. Spiering, M. Alflen, P. Gütlich, A. Hauser, C. Hennen, U. Manthe, F. Tuczek
    "Advances in Mössbauer Emission Spectroscopy"
    Hyperf. Interactions 1990, 53, 113-142.

  • F. Tuczek, H. Spiering, P. Gütlich
    "Metastable electronic populations and relaxation of Fe(I), Fe(II) and Fe(III) in MgO observed by Mössbauer Emission Spectroscopy"
    Phys. Rev. B. 1990, 41, 10933-10946.

  • F. Tuczek, H. Spiering, P. Gütlich
    "Mössbauer Emission Spectroscopy of Metastable Electronic States"
    Hyperf. Interactions 1990, 62, 109-130.

  • H. Engelmann, F. Mouahid, I. Dezsi, B. Molnar, U. Gonser, D. Siebert, J. Dahlem, F. Tuczek
    "A Mössbauer and ESR study of LiNbO3-Fe2O3 for low Fe2O3 concentrations"
    Appl. Phys. A. 1990, 48, 211-217.

  • M. Alflen, C. Hennen, F. Tuczek, H. Spiering, P. Gütlich, Zs. Kajcsos
    "Time-dependent Mössbauer Emission Spectroscopy: Development of a new spectrometer and first results"
    Hyperf. Interactions 1989, 47, 115-126.

  • F. Tuczek, H. Spiering, P. Gütlich
    "Anomalous Populations of Fe2+ and Fe3+ Zeeman levels in 57Co/MgO"
    Hyperf. Interactions 1989, 47, 593.

  • U. Manthe, F. Tuczek, H. Spiering, P. Gütlich
    "Magnetic Field and Angular Dependence of the Electronic Relaxation after the Nuclear Decay in 57Co/57Fe:LiNbO3"
    Hyperf. Interactions 1989, 47, 595.

  • R. Albrecht, M. Alflen, P. Gütlich, Zs. Kajcsos, R. Schulze, H. Spiering, F. Tuczek
    "A new spectrometer for time-differential Mössbauer Emission spectroscopy (TDMES)"
    Nucl. Instr. Meth. 1987, A257, 209.

  • R. Doerfler, W. Gruber, P. Gütlich, K. M. Hasselbach, O. Leupold, B. Molnar, D. L. Nagy, G. Ritter, H. Spiering, F. Tuczek
    "Mössbauer spectroscopic evidence of an angle dependent intersystem crossing in LiNbO3: Fe3+"
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 1986, 57, 2849-285.