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Publications (in chronological order)

a) Original Articles b) Book Chapters c) Books edited


a) Original Articles

67 "Ligand Influence Versus Electronic Configuration of d-metal Ion in Determining the Fate of NIR Emission from LnIII Ions: A Case Study with CuII, NiII and ZnII Complexes." A Verma, Sailaja S Sunkari, Sk Saddam, Reibenspies, Satyen Saha* in  New Journal of Chemistry, (2021) 45,  2696 - 2709.
66 “Structural, Thermal, Photophysical and Vibrational Spectroscopic Studies of Potassium-Polynitrile based 3D Coordination Polymer”,
Manish K Tiwari, .A. Verma, Monika, A. Raj and Satyen Saha*, , Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, (2021), 246, 118958. (doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2020.118958)
65 “Donor Triggered Aggregation Induced Dual Emission, Mechanochromism and Sensing of Nitroaromatics in Aqueous Solution”, Manish K Tiwari and Satyen Saha, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, (2021), 245, 118930.(doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2020.118930)
64  “Important role of the position of a functional group in isomers for Photophysical and Antibacterial Properties: A case study with Naphthalenemaleonitrile Positional Isomers” M. Das, A. Verma, S. Verma, N. Pandey, R. Tilak, Satyen Saha*, New J. Chemistry, (2020), 44, 14116—14128. (DOI: 10.1039/D0NJ02891F).
63 "Metal free highly efficient C-N bond formation through 1,6-addition: Synthesis and photophysical studies of diaryl methyl amino acid esters (DMAAEs)” D. Roy, A. Verma, Satyen Saha* and G. Panda*, New J. Chemistry, (2020), 44, 14859.(DOI: 10.1039/donj01587c)
62 “Modulation of Weak Interactions in Structural Isomers: Positional Isomeric Effects on Crystal Packing and Physical Properties and Solid-State Thin-Film Fabrication” M. Das, A Verma, M K Tiwari, B Show, and Satyen Saha*, ACS Omega (2020), 5, 448−459.
61 Towards the critical understanding of selected vibrational features in biologically important dicyano aromatic conjugated molecules: Importance of electron donating/withdrawal groups and geometry associated with dicyano group”, M. Das, S. Inoka, K. Iwata, Satyen Saha*, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, (2020), 224, 117419-117428. (doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2019.117419).
60 “Evidence of CT Complex Formation Between Probe and Unreacted Methylimidazole in Imidazolium Cation Based Ionic Liquids: Sensing by Functionalised 2-Benzyledinemalononitrile”, M. K Tiwari, M. Das, and Satyen Saha*, Analyst, (2019), 144, 4432–4438, (DOI: 10.1039/C9AN00575G).
59 “Probing phenol dimer in molecular complex: Role of nitro group and stabilizing agent” S. K. Panja, S. Verma, Satyen Saha*, J. Molecular Structure. (2019),  1193, 103-109.
“Temperature Sensor Probe Based on Intramolecular Charge Transfer (ICT) & Reversible Solute-Solvent Interaction in Solution" S K Panja and Satyen Saha*, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, (2019), 212, 128–131 (10.1016/j.saa.2018.12.057).
57  Probing the Heterogeneity of Ionic Liquids in Solution Through Phenol-Water Phase Behavior. A. Verma, N. E. Prasad, J Srivastava, and Satyen Saha*, ChemistrySelect (2019), 4, 49– 58.
56  “Conformationally Restricted Triarylmethanes: Synthesis, Photophysical Studies and Applications”,  S. Mondal, A. Verma, and Satyen Saha*, European J. Organic Chemistry, (2019), 864-894. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejoc.201800971).
55 “Molecular Packing Dependent Solid State Fluorescence Response of Supramolecular Metal−Organic Frameworks: Phenoxo-Bridged Trinuclear Zn(II) Centered Schiff Base Complexes with Halides and Pseudohalides”, N. Dwivedi, S. S. Sunkari, A. Verma, and Satyen Saha*,  Crystal Growth & Design, (2018), 18 (9), 5628–5637, DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.8b00948,.
54 “Evidence of C---F-P and Aromatic π---F-P Weak Interactions in Imidazolium Ionic Liquids and Its Consequences” by S K Panja, N Srivastava, J Srivastava, N E. Prasad, H Noothalapati, S Shigeto, Satyen Saha*,  Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, (2018), 194, 117-125.
53  “Microheterogeneity in imidazolium and piperidinium cation-based ionic liquids: 1D and 2D NMR studies” S. K. Panja and Satyen Saha*,  Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry 56 (2018) 95–102. (special issue on Ionic Liquids). DOI:10.1002/mrc.4610
52 “NIR Luminescent Heterodinuclear [ZnII LnIII] Complexes: Synthesis, Crystal Structures and Photophysical properties” N. Dwivedi, S K Panja A Verma, T Takaya, K Iwata, S S. Sunkari, Satyen Saha*, J. Luminescence. (2017), 192, 156-165.
51 “Micro-heterogeneity in imidazolium and piperidinium cation based ionic liquids: 1D and 2D NMR studies” Sumit K Panja and Satyen Saha, Magn. Reson. Chem., (2017), (in press), DOI:10.1002/mrc.4610.
50 “Microscopic Solvation Environments in a Prototype Room-temperature Ionic Liquid as Elucidated by Resonance Raman Spectroscopy of Iodine and Bromine” Satyen Saha, H Okajima, O Homma, and H Hamaguchi, Spectrochemica Acta: Part A, (2017), 176 (5), 79-82. (Cover page article)
49 “Manipulating Proton Transfer Process in Molecular Complexes: Synthesis and Spectroscopic Studies” S K Panja, N Dwivedi, and Satyen Saha,* Phys Chem Chem Phys, (2016), DOI: 10.1039/C6CP03797F.
48 “Anion Directed Structural Diversity in Zinc Complexes with conformationally Flexible Quinazoline Ligand: Structural, Spectral and Theoretical Studies”, N Dwivedi, S K Panja, Monika, Satyen Saha,* S. S. Sunkari, Dalton Transactions, (2016), DOI: 10.1039/C6DT02139E.
47 “Highly Stable Naphthalene Core Based Novel Cleft-shaped Strain Molecule: Influence of Intermolecular H- Bonding Architectures” S K Panja, N Dwivedi and Satyen Saha*,  RSC Advances, (2016), 6, 59574-59581.
46 “Complementing Crystallography with Ultralow-Frequency Raman Spectroscopy: Structural Insights into Nitrile-Functionalized Ionic Liquids” H K Chen, N Srivastava, Satyen Saha and . S Shigeto, Chem Phys Chem, (2016), 17, 93 – 97.
DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201500866.
45 “First Report of Application of Simple Molecular Complexes as Organo-Catalyst for Knoevenagel Condensation”, S K Panja, N Dwivedi and Satyen Saha*, RSC Advances, (2015), 5, 65526 – 65531.
44 “Significance of Weak Interactions in Imidazolium picrate Ionic Liq-uids: Spectroscopic and Theoretical Studies for Molecular Level Understanding”, S K Panja, N Dwivedi, H Noothalapati, S Shigeto, A. K. Sikder, A Saha, S S. Sunkari and Satyen Saha*, Phys Chem Chem Phys, (2015), 17, 18167- 18177.
43 Ferrocenyl–cymantrenyl hetero-bimetallic chalcones: Synthesis, structure and biological properties”, S Mishra, V Tirkey, A Ghosh, H R Dash, S Das, M Shukla, Satyen Saha, S M Mobin, S Chatterjee, J Molecular Structure (2015) 1085 162–172.
42 Importance of weak interactions and conformational equilibrium in N-butyl-N-methylpiperidinium bis(trifluromethanesulfonyl) imide room temperature ionic liquids: Vibrational and theoretical studies”, Madhulata Shukla, Hemanth Noothalapati, Shinsuke Shigeto, Satyen Saha*, Vibrational Spectroscopy, (2014) 75, 107-117.

Unravelling the heterogeneity in N Butyl-N-methylpiperidinium Trifluro methanesulfonimide ionic liquid by 1D and 2D NMR Spectroscopy” N Tripathi and S Saha*, Chem. Phys. Lett., (2014), 607, 57 – 63.

40 Chain of dimers to assembly of trimers: Temperature and ligand influenced formation of novel supramolecular assemblies of Cu(II) with isomeric (aminomethyl) pyridines and azide.” S. S. Sunkari, B Kharediya, Satyen Saha, Bahjat Elrez,J-P Sutter, New J Chemistry, (2014) 38, 3529-3539.

Anticancer therapeutic potential of quinazoline based small molecules via global upregulation of miRNAs” S. Nahar, D. Bose S. K. Panja, Satyen Saha* and S. Maiti*. Chem. Commun., (2014), 50, 4639.

38 Influence of Metal to Ligand Molar Ratios on the Supramolecular Structure Formation of Cu(II) with diaminopropane and Iodide: Synthesis, Structure, Spectroscopic and DFT Studies. B. Kharediya, Madhulata Shukla, Satyen Saha, and S Sunkari,  J. Mol. Structure, (2014) 1062, 158-166

Synthesis of mono- and bi-metallic dithiocarboxylate-alkyne complexes from sunlight driven insertion reaction and their antibacterial activity, S. K. Patel, V. Tirkey, S. Mishra, H. R. Dash, S. Das, Madhulata Shukla, Satyen Saha, S. M. Mobin, S. Chatterjee, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry (2014), 749 75-82.


“Recyclable, Magnetic Ionic Liquid bmim[FeCl4] catalyzed Multicomponent, Solvent-free, Green Synthesis of Quinazolines” RSC Advances, (2013), DOI: 10.1039/C3RA42039F (online published on 23rd May 2013.)


“Relationship between stabilization energy and thermophysical properties of different imidazolium ionic liquids: DFT studies”, M. Shukla, S. Saha, Computational and Theoretical Chemistry, (2013),1015,  27–33.


“5-[{(2-Hydroxynaphthalen-1-yl)methylene}amino]pyrmidine-2,4(1H,3H)-dione as Al3+ selective colorimetric and fluorescent chemosensor” V.P.Singh, K. Tiwari, M. Mishra, N. Srivastava, S. Saha, Sensors and Actuators B, (2013), 182, 546–554.


“Water Square (uudd) in Novel CuII Framework Structures Built from Isomeric (Aminomethyl)pyridines and Oxalate: Synthesis, Structure, Spectral and DFT Studies”, M. Shukla, B. Kharediya, N. Srivastava, S. Saha and S. Sunkari, Polyhedron, (2013) 54, 164-172.

32 “I2- Catalyzed three-component protocol for the synthesis of quinazolines”, Sumit Kumar Panja, Nidhi Dwivedi, Satyen Saha*, Tetrahedron Letters, (2012), 53, 6167-6172.
31 Heteroleptic Dipyrrinato Complexes Containing 5‑Ferrocenyldipyrromethene and Dithiocarbamates as Coligands: Selective Chromogenic and Redox Probes”, R. K. Gupta, R. Pandey, R. Singh, N.Srivastava, B. Maiti, Satyen Saha, P. Li, Q. Xu, D. S. Pandey, Inorg. Chem., (2012), 51, 8916–8930.
30 “Investigation of Ground State Charge Transfer Complex between Paracetamol and p-Chloranil through DFT and UV-visible studies”, Madhulata Shukla, Nitin Srivastava, Satyen Saha, J. Molecular Structure, (2012). 1021, 153-157.
29 “Synthesis and Study of the Properties of Stereocontrolled Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Gel and Its Linear Homopolymer Prepared in the Presence of Y(OTf)3 Lewis Acid: Effect of the Composition of Methanol-Water Mixtures as Synthesis Medium", Biswas, Chandra Sekhar; Vishwakarma, Niraj; Patel, Vijay; Mishra, Avnish; Saha, Satyen; Ray, Biswajit. Langmuir, 2012,28 (17), 7014-7022.

“Inter- and intramolecular Mitsunobu reaction and metal complexation study: synthesis of S-amino acids derived chiral 1,2,3,4-tetrahydroquinoxaline, benzo-annulated [9]-N3 peraza, [12]-N4 peraza-macrocycles”. K. Samanta, N. Srivastava, Satyen Saha and G. Panda. Org. Biomol. Chem.,( 2012) 10, 1553-1564.


Tailoring of optical and electrical properties of transition metal ions-doped ZnO-based diluted magnetic semiconductor nanoparticles. S. Mukherjee, S. Kumar, S. Saha, S. Basu, S. Chatterjee and A. K. Ghosh, Asian Journal of Chemistry, (2011), 23(12), 5553-5556.

26 An unusal way to synthesize 1-nitronaphthalene from 1-amino-5-nitronaphthalene. N. Srivastava, M. Shukla and Satyen Saha, African J Pharmacy and Pharmacology, (2011), 5(4), 542-546.

Synthesis, structure, UV-visible-IR spectra, magnetism and theoretical studies on CuII[(2-aminomethyl)pyridine](thiocyanate)2 and comparisons with an analogous CuII complex. M. Shukla, N. Srivastava, Satyen Saha, T. R. Rao, and S. S. Sunkari, Polyhedron (2011), 30, 754.

24 Theoretical and spectroscopic studies of 1-butyl-3- methyl imidazolium iodide room temperature ionic liquid: Its differences with chloride and bromide derivatives. M. Shukla, N. Srivastava and Satyen Saha*, J. Mol. Struct. (2010), 975, 349-356.
23 An unusal effect of charcoal on the purification of alkylimidazolium iodide room temperature ionic liquids. N. Srivastava, M. Shukla and Satyen Saha*, Ind. J. Chem.: Section A, (2010), 49A, 757 - 761.
22 Synthesis and Characterization of Stereocontrolled Poly-(N-isopropylacrylamide) Hydrogel Prepared in the Presence of Y(OTf)3 Lewis Acid, C. Biswas, V. K. Patel, N. K. Vishwakarma, A. K. Mishra, S. Saha, and B. Ray, Langmuir (2010), 26, 6775–6782.
21 Structural studies of alkylimidazolium based ionic liquids: Are they microheterogeneous liquids?, S. Saha., Bull. Ind.Soc. Rad.Photochem. Sci., 21  (2009), 34-42.
20 Local structure formation in alkyl-imidazolium-based ionic liquids as revealed by linear and nonlinear Raman spectroscopy, Iwata, K; Okajima, H; Saha, S; Hamaguchi, HO, Acc. Chem. Res. 40, (2007), 1174-1181.
19 Charge Resonance Character in Charge Transfer State of Bianthryls: Effect of Symmetry Breaking on Time-Resolved Near-IR Absorption Spectra,   T. Takaya, S. Saha, H. Hamaguchi, M. Sarkar, A. Samanta, and K. Iwata, J. Phys. Chem., B. (letters) 110, (2006), 4291.
18 Effect of Water on the Molecular Structure and Arrangement of Nitrile- Functionalized Ionic Liquids, S. Saha and Hiro-o Hamaguchi, J. Phys. Chem., B. 110, (2006) 2777.

Solvation dynamics in room temperature ionic liquids: Dynamic Stokes shift studies of fluorescence of dipolar molecules, P. K. Mandal, S. Saha, R. Karmakar and A. Samanta, Current Science, 90, (2006), 301.


A New Class of Magnetic Fluids: bmim[FeCl4] and nbmim[FeCl4] Ionic Liquids. S. Hayashi, S. Saha and H. Hamaguchi, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 42, (2006), 12.


Solvation Dynamics of Nile Red in a Room Temperature ionic liquid using streak camera. S. Saha, P. K. Mandal and A. Samanta, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 6, (2004) 3106.


Rotational Isomerism and Structure of the 1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium Cation in the Ionic Liquid State. R. Ozawa, S. Hayashi, S. Saha., A. Kobayashi and H. Hamaguchi, Chem. Lett., 32 (10), (2003) 948.


Crystal Structure of 1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium Chloride. A Clue to the Elucidation of the Ionic Liquid Structure, S. Saha, S. Hayashi,  A. Kobayashi,  and H. Hamaguchi, Chem. Lett., 32 (8), (2003) 740.


Singlet Excited State Dipole Moments of Dual Fluorescent N-Phenylpyrroles and 4-(Dimethylamino)Benzonitrile from Solvatochromic and Thermochromic Spectral Shifts,  T. Yoshihara, V. A. Galievsky, S. I. Druzhinin, S. Saha and K. A. Zachariasse, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2, (2003), 342.

11 Influence of the Structure of the Amino Group and Polarity of the Medium on The Photophysical Behavior of 4-Amino-1,8-Naphthalimide Derivatives, S. Saha and A. Samanta, J. Phys. Chem. A,106 (2002) 4763.

4-Amino Derivatives of 7-Nitrobenz-2-oxa-1,3-diazole (NBD): Effect of Amino Moiety on the Structure of Fluorophore, S. Saha, Acta Cryst. C58, (2002) o174.


Excited State Structure of N-(4-Cyanophenyl)carbazole by Time-Resolved Infrared Absorption Spectroscopy, A. Samanta, S. Saha and H. Ishikawa, Hiro-o Hamaguchi, Chem. Lett. (2002), 340.


Nature of the Fluorescent State of N-Arylcarbazole Derivatives as Derived from Directly Measured Values of the Excited State Dipole Moment, A. Samanta, S. Saha and R.W. Fessenden, J. Phys. Chem. A105 (2001) 5438.


Photochemical E (Trans) ® Z (Cis) Isomerization In Substituted 1-Naphthyl Acrylates, K. Mani Bushan, G.V. Rao, T. Soujanya and V. J. Rao, S. Saha and A. Samanta, J. Org. Chem. 66 (2001) 681.


Fluorescence Signalling of Transition Metal Ions by Multi-Component Systems Comprising 4-Chloro-1,8-Naphthalimide as Fluorophore, B. Ramachandram, N. B. Sankaran, R. Karmakar, S. Saha and A. Samanta, Tetrahedron, 56 (2000) 7041.


The Twisted Structure of 9-(4-Cyanophenyl)carbazole, S. Saha and A. Samanta, Acta Cryst. C55 (1999) 1299.


First Simultaneous Estimates of the Water Pool Core Size and the Interfacial Thickness of a Cationic Water in Oil Microemulsion by Combined Use of the Chemical Trapping and the Time-Resolved Fluorescence Quenching, P. K. Das, A. Chaudhuri, S. Saha and A. Samanta, Langmuir, 15 (1999) 4765.


The Fluorescence Response of a Structurally modified 4-Aminophthalimide Derivative Covalently Attached to a Fatty Acid in Homogeneous and Micellar Environment, G. Saroja, B. Ramachandram, S. Saha and A. Samanta, J. Phys. Chem. B103 (1999) 2906.


4-Heptamethyleneimino-7-nitrobenzo-2-oxa-1,3-diazole, S. Saha and A. Samanta, Acta Cryst. C55 (1999) 252.


Photophysical and Dynamic NMR Studies on 4-Amino-7-nitrobenz-2-oxa-1,3-diazole Derivatives : Elucidation of The Nonradiative Deactivation Pathway, S. Saha and A. Samanta, J. Phys. Chem. A102 (1998) 7903.

b) Book chapters:

8.  “Photophysical Properties of 4-(Dicyanomethylene)-2-Methyl-6-(4-Dimethylaminostyryl)-4H-Pyran (DCM) and Optical Sensing Applications” by R K Kanaparthi*, Satyen Saha, M. Singh and Akhila M in the book chapter entitled “Photochemistry and Photophysics: Recent Advances” published by IntechOpen publisher, London (date of acceptance 3rd June 2020).  
7. "Recent Progress of Photocatalysts and Electrocatalysts With First Row Transition Metal Ions for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction (HER)” by S Sagar, M. K. Tiwari, R. Kanarapathi and Satyen Saha* in  the book entitled “Photochemistry and Photophysics: Recent Advances” published by IntechOpen publisher, London (date of acceptance 18th May 2020) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.92854.
6.  “Photophysics and Photochemistry of Conformationally Restricted Triarylmethanes: Application as Photoredox Catalysts” by S. Mondal, Satyen Saha*.” in “Photochemistry and Photophysics: Fundamentals to Applications” published by IntechOpen publisher, London.
5. "Efficient Synthetic Protocol and Mechanistic Study of Quinazoline Analogues and Their Biological Importance" in "Advances in Organic Synthesis" by Sumit Kumar Panja,  Satyen Saha, Edited by Ataur Rahaman, Bentham publisher, 2017.


“Raman spectroscopy and heterogeneous liquid structure in ionic liquids”, Satyen Saha, T. Hiroi, H. Hamaguchi, edited by Ken Seddon and Robin Rogers.; Ionic Liquids (Further) COILed” Wiley Interscience, Germany, ISBN-10: 1118438639; ISBN-13: 978-1118438633.


“A comparative study of Piperidinium and Imidazolium based Ionic Liquids: Thermal, Spectroscopic and Theoretical Studies”, Madhulata Shukla and Satyen Saha, edited by Jun-ichi Kadokawa. (2012), in “Ionic Liquids - New Aspects for the Future", Publisher: INTECH, University Campus, Rijeka, Croatia. ISBN: 980-953-307-626-8


“Interactions and Transitions in Imidazolium Cation Based Ionic Liquids”, Madhulata Shukla, Nitin Srivastava and Satyen Saha, edited by Scott T Handy. (October 2011), in  “Ionic Liquids - Classes and Properties”, Publisher:  InTech open access publisher.  ISBN: 978-953-307-634-8


“Raman and X-Ray Studies on the Structure Of [bmim]X (X= Cl, Br, I, [BF4], [PF6]): Rotational Isomerism of the [Bmim] Cation” H. Hamaguchi, Satyen Saha, R. Ozawa, in  “Ionic Liquids IIIA: Fundamentals, Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities” (2005), pp. 68-78. Publisher: American Chemical Society. ISBN: 9780841238930


c) Book edited:

1)    “Photophysics, Photochemical and Substitution Reactions: Recent Advances” (ISBN 978-1-83968-224-7) edited by Dr. Satyen Saha and Dr. R. Kanaparthi, publisher: IntechOpen, London. 

2) “Photochemistry and Photophysics: Fundamentals to Applications” (ISBN 978-953-51-6133-2) edited by Dr. Satyen Saha and Dr. S. Mondal, (containing 11 chapters) published by IntechOpen publisher, London., October 2018, DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.71810. The permanent web address: https://www.intechopen.com/books/photochemistry-and-photophysics-fundamentals-to-applications

3) "Molecular Photochemistry - Various Aspects", (ISBN 978-953-51-0446-9), edited by Dr. Satyen Saha (contains 12 chapters); InTech, March, 2012. The permanent web address: http://www.intechopen.com/books/molecular-photochemistry-various-aspects.

d) Guest Editor:
1. Special issue on "Supramolecular Interactions in Molecular Complexes" in "Frontiers in Chemistry". Guest editor along with Prof. Tony (UK) and Prof. Shigeto (Japan).

2. Lead Guest Editor for the special issue on "Ionic Liquids: From Fundamentals to Applications"  in the "International Journal of Spectroscopy" (under process, 2017 ) ( https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijs/)