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P. Govindaswamy

Dr. P. Govindaswamy

Indian Oil Corporation Limited

Research Officer


Email: govindaswamyp@indianoil.in


Qualifications

2002-2005  Ph.D., North Eastern Hill University, Inorganic/Organ metallic Chemistry

1998-2000  M.Sc., University of Madras, Chemistry

1995-1998  B.Sc., University of Madras, Chemistry


Publications (selected)

  1. P. Govindaswamy, C. Jäkel, T. Steinke, V. Reimer, M. B. Diaz-Valenzuela, P. Crewdson, F. Rominger. Cationic h3-Allyl sulfide complexes of nickel(II) for the polymerization of butadiene in aqueous emulsion. J. Organomet. Chem. 2010, 695, 673-679.
  2. B. Therrien, G. Süss-Fink, P. Govindaswamy, J. Mattsson, A. K. Renfrew, P. J. Dyson. “Synthesis, Molecular Structure and Anticancer Activity of Cationic Arene Ruthenium Metallo-Rectangles”. Organometallics, 2009, 28, 4350-4357.
  3. F. Schmitt, P. Govindaswamy, O. Zava, G. Süss-Fink, L. Juillerat-Jeanneret, B. Therrien. Combined arene ruthenium porphyrins as chemotherapeutics and photosensitizers for cancer therapy. J. Biol. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 14, 101-109.
  4. J. Mattsson, P. Govindaswamy, J. Furrer, Y. Sei, K. Yamaguchi, G. Süss-Fink, B. Therrien. Encapsulation of Aromatic Molecules in Hexanuclear Arene Ruthenium Cages: A Strategy to Build Up Organometallic Carceplex Prisms with a Dangling Arm Standing Out. Organometallics, 2008, 27, 4346-4357.
  5. N. P. E. Barry, P. Govindaswamy, J. Furrer, G. Süss-Fink, B. Therrien. Organometallic boxes built from 5,10,15,20-tetra (4-pyridyl) porphyrin panels and hydroxyquinonato-bridged diruthenium clips. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2008, 11, 1300-1303.3
  6. P. Govindaswamy*, Y. A. Mozharivskyj, M. R. Kollipara. New pentamethylcyclopentadienyl rhodium and iridium complexes containing arylazoimidazole ligands. Crystal and molecular structure of the complex [(η5- C5Me5)RhCl(Me-C6H4-N=N-C3H3N2)]+. Polyhedron 2007, 26, 5039-5044.
  7. B. Therrien, G. Süss-Fink, P. Govindaswamy, S. Cynthia. Mono and dinuclear arene ruthenium complexes containing 6,7-(2-pyridyl)-pyrazine: Synthesis, molecular structure and electrochemistry. Polyhedron 2007, 26, 4065-4072.
  8. P. Govindaswamy, J. Canivet, B. Therrien, G. Süss-Fink, Petr Stepnicka, J. Ludvik. Mono and dinuclear rhodium, iridium and ruthenium complexes containing chelating 2,2'-bipyrimidine ligands: Synthesis, molecular structure, electrochemistry and catalytic properties. J. Organomet. Chem. 2007, 692, 3664-3675.
  9. P. Govindaswamy, B. Therrien, G. Süss-Fink, P. Stepnicka, J. Ludvik. Mono and dinuclear iridium, rhodium and ruthenium complexes containing chelating carbo4 xylato pyrazine ligands: Synthesis, molecular structure and electrochemistry. J. Organomet. Chem. 2007, 692, 1661-1671.
  10. P. Govindaswamy, P. J. Carroll, C. Sinha, M. R. Kollipara. Reactivity studies of (η6-arene)ruthenium(II) dimers with arylazoimidazole ligands: molecular structure of [(η6-p-cymene)RuCl(Me-C6H4-N=N-C3H2N2-1-CH3)]PF6. J. Coord. Chem. 2007, 60, 97-107.
  11. P. Govindaswamy, D. Linder, J. Lacour, G. Süss-Fink, B.Therrien. Self-assembled hexanuclear arene ruthenium metallo-prisms with unexpected double helical chirality. Chem. Commun. 2006, 4691-4693.
  12. P. Govindaswamy, Y. A. Mozharivskyj, P. J. Carroll, M. R. Kollipara. Substitution reactions of diphenyl-2-pyridylphosphine towards rhodium and iridium dimers: isolation of mono, di and chelating compounds. J. Chem. Sci. 2006, 118, 319-326.
  13. P. Govindaswamy and K. Mohan Rao. Reactivity studies of h5-pentamethylcyclopentadienyl rhodium(III) and iridium(III) chloro dimers towards some polypyridyl ligands. J. Coord. Chem. 2006, 59, 663-669.
  14. P. Govindaswamy and M. R. Kollipara. Syntheses of (η6-p-cymene) ruthenium- (II) piano-stool amine complexes: the molecular structure of the complex [(η6- C10H14)RuCl2(H2N-C6H4-p-Cl)]. J. Coord. Chem. 2006, 59, 131-136.
  15. P. Govindaswamy, C. Sinha, M. R. Kollipara. Syntheses and characterization ofη5-cyclopentadienyl and η5-indenyl ruthenium(II) complexes of arylazoimidazoles: The molecular structure of the complex [(η5-C5H5)Ru(PPh3) -(C6H4-N=N-C3H3N2)]+. J. Organomet. Chem. 2005, 690, 3465-3473.
  16. P. Govindaswamy, S. M. Mobin, C. Thöne, M. R. Kollipara. Syntheses and characterization of η6-hexamethylbenzene- ruthenium (II)-β-diketone complexes: Their reactions with mono- and bidentate neutral ligands. J. Organomet. Chem. 2005, 690, 1218-1225.
  17. P. Govindaswamy, P. J. Carroll, Y. A. Mozharivskyj, M. R. Kollipara. Syntheses and characterization of [(η6-C6Me6)Ru(μ-N3)(N3)]2 and [(η6-C6Me6)Ru(μ-5 N3)(Cl)]2 complexes and their reactions towards mono and bidentate ligands. J. Organomet. Chem. 2005, 690, 885-894.
  18. P. Govindaswamy, Y. A. Mozharivskyj, M. R. Kollipara. Syntheses, spectral and structural studies of Schiff base complexes of h5-pentamethyl-cyclopentadienyl rhodium and iridium. Polyhedron 2005, 24, 1710-1716.
  19. P. Govindaswamy, Y. A. Mozharivskyj, M. R. Kollipara. Reactivity studies of (η6-arene) ruthenium dimeric complexes towards pyrazoles: Isolation of amidines, bispyrazoles and chloro bridged pyrazole complexes. J. Organomet. Chem. 2004, 689, 3265-3274.
  20. P. Govindaswamy, H. P. Yennawar, M. R. Kollipara. Synthesis, Characterization and molecular structure of the [(η6-C6Me6)-Ru(μ-N3)(N3)]2 complex and its reactions with some monodentate ligands. J. Oraganomet. Chem. 2004, 689, 3108-3112.
  21. P. Govindaswamy, Y. A. Mozharivskyj, M. R. Kollipara. New neutral and cationic η6-arene ruthenium complexes with phosphine and amine ligands: Syntheses and molecular structures of [(η6-p-cymene)Ru-(NH2CH2C6H5)Cl2], [(η6-C6Me6)Ru(PPh2Py)Cl2] and [(η6-C6Me6)Ru-(PPh2Py)Cl]+. Polyhedron 2004, 23, 3115-3123.
  22. P. Govindaswamy, Y. A. Mozharivskyj, M. R. Kollipara. Syntheses and characterization of cyclopentadienyl ruthenium (II) complexes containing N, N’- donor Schiff base ligands: Crystal and Molecular structure of [(η5- C5H5)Ru(C5H4N-2-CH=N-C6H4-p-OCH3)(PPh3)]PF6. Polyhedron 2004, 23, 1567-1572.
  23. R. Lalrempuia, P. Govindaswamy, Y. A. Mozharivskyj, M. R. Kollipara. Reactivity studies of cyclopentadienyl bis(triphenylphosphine) ruthenium (II) complexes towards some polypyridyl ligands. Polyhedron 2004, 23, 1069-1073.