Prof. Günther Knör

Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Austria




1994 Ph.D., University of Regensburg, Germany.

1991 M.Sc., Chemistry University, Germany.

Publications (selected)

  1. Artificial Enzyme Catalysis Controlled and Driven by Light G. Knör, Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 568.
  2. Trendbericht Anorganische Chemie – Koordinationschemie G. Knör, Nachr. Chem. 2006, 54, 226  ( Invited Review Article ).
  3. Luminescence and Theoretical Studies of Cu(tripod)X with tripod = 1,1,1-tris(diphenylphosphinomethyl)ethane and X = halide, thiophenolate and phenylacetylide Enhanced Photoreactivity of Zirconium(IV) and Hafnium(IV) Porphyrin Complexes Promoted by Water Molecules G. Knör, A. Strasser, Inorg. Chem. Comm. 2005, 8, 471 V. Pawlowski, G. Knör, C. Lennartz, A. Vogler, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2005, 15, 3167.
  4. Investigations on the Redox-Photochromism of Rhodium Acetonitrile Complexes G. Knör, Z. Naturforsch. 2003, 58b, 741.
  5. Coexisting Intraligand Fluorescence and Phosphorescence of Hafnium(IV) and Thorium(IV) Porphyrin Complexes in Solution G. Knör, A. Strasser, Inorg. Chem. Comm. 2002, 5, 993.
  6. Bionic Catalyst Design: A Photochemical Approach to Artificial Enzyme Function G. Knör, ChemBioChem 2001, 2, 593.
  7. Intramolecular Charge Transfer Excitation of meso-Tetrakis-(1-Pyrenyl)- Porphyrinato Gold(III) Acetate: Photosensitized Oxidation of Guanine G. Knör, A. Strasser, Inorg. Chem. Comm. 2001, 4, 160.
  8. Spontaneous Nucleophilic Addition of Hydroxide Ions to the meso-Position of High-Valent Antimony-Oxo Porphyrin Complexes G. Knör, J. Inorg. Biochem. 2001, 84, 297.
  9. Reductive Quenching of the Photoexcited Dihydroxo Antimony(V) Tetraphenylporphine Cation in Acetonitrile Solution G. Knör, Chem. Phys. Lett. 2000, 330, 383.
  10. Synthesis, Characterization and Spectroscopic Properties of  1,2-Diimine- Tricarbonylrhenium(I)chloride Complexes with Substituted o-Benzoquinone Diimines as Ligands G. Knör, M. Leirer, A. Vogler, J. Organomet. Chem. 2000, 610, 16.
  11. Evidence for the Photochemical Formation of  a High-Valent 2A2u Antimony Porphyrin Radical Cation G. Knör, Inorg. Chem. Comm. 2000, 3, 505.
  12. Non-luminescent 1,2-Diimine- Tricarbonylrhenium(I)chloride Complexes. Synthesis, Electrochemical and Spectroscopic Properties of Re(DIAN-R)(CO3)Cl with DIAN-R = p-Substituted Bis(arylimino)acenaphthene G. Knör, M. Leirer, T. E. Keyes, H. Vos, A. Vogler, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2000, 749.
  13. Electronic Spectra of 1,2-Diiminetricarbonylrhenium(I) Complexes with Imidazole as Ligands M. Leirer, G. Knör, A. Vogler,  Inorg. Chim. Acta 1999, 288, 150.
  14. Photocatalytic Reactions of Porphyrin-Based Multielectron Transfer Sensitizers G. Knör, Coord. Chem. Rev.1998, 171, 61 ( Review Article ).
  15. Synthesis and Solution Spectral Properties of Antimony(III) Phthalocyanine and Dihydroxo Antimony(V) Phthalocyanine Complexes G. Knör, Inorg. Chem. 1996, 35, 7916.
  16. Switchable Photoreduction Pathways of Antimony(V) Tetraphenylporphyrin. A Potential Multielectron Transfer Photosensitizer G. Knör, A. Vogler, S. Roffia, F. Paolucci, V. Balzani, Chem. Commun. 1996, 1643.
  17. Photochemistry and Photophysics of Antimony(III) Hyper Porphyrins. Activation of Dioxygen Induced by a Reactive sp-Excited State G. Knör, A. Vogler, Inorg. Chem. 1994, 33, 314.