Structural Dynamics
Research Group

Department of Chemistry

University of Warsaw












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Interrelations between linkage isomers of an efficient square-planar nickel(II) nitrite photoswitch in the solid state

K. Potempa, K.A. Deresz, J. Jankowska, K.N. Jarzembska, A. Krówczyński, A. Mikhailov, D. Schaniel, R. Kamiński

Chemistry – a European Journal, 2023

DOI: 10.1002/chem.202302629

Hot Paper


Catalytic properties of two complexes of chromium(III) and cobalt(II) with nitrilotriacetate, dipicolinate, and 4-acetylpyridine

J. Malinowski, J. Drzeżdżon, K.N. Jarzembska, R. Kamiński, P. Rybiński, B. Gawdzik, D. Jacewicz

Materials, 2023, 16, 3308

DOI: 10.3390/ma16093308 (open access)


Impact of cis-trans isomerism on crystal packing and photo-activity of a cobalt(III) room-temperature photoswitch

P. Borowski, K.N. Jarzembska, R. Kamiński, K. Durka, D. Schaniel

Crystal Growth & Design, 2023, 23, 5986

DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.3c00544 (open access)


Chelidamic acid tautomers in copper(II) compounds. One-pot synthesis, crystal structure, spectroscopic and DFT studies

A. Wojciechowska, J. Janczak, K.N. Jarzembska, T. Rojeka, A. Gorzsás, Ü. Kersen, T.K. Olszewski, J. Jezierska

Polyhedron, 2023, 230, 116210

DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2022.116210


Optically reversible room-temperature solid-state cobalt(III) photoswitch based on nitro-to-nitrito linkage isomerism

K.A. Deresz, R. Kamiński, S.E. Kutniewska, A. Krówczyński, D. Schaniel, K.N. Jarzembska

ChemComm, 2022, 58, 13439

DOI: 10.1039/D2CC05134F (open access)

Front Cover


New refinement strategies for pseudoatom databank – towards wider range of applications

S.A. Bojarowski, B. Gruza, D. Trzybiński, R. Kamiński, A.A. Hoser, P. Kumar, K. Woźniak, P.M. Dominiak

Acta Crystallographica Section B, 2022, 78, 823

DOI: 10.1107/S2052520622008800 (reprint)


Exploring photoswitchable properties of two nitro nickel(II) complexes with (N,N,O)-donor ligands and their copper(II) analogues

P. Borowski, S.E. Kutniewska, R. Kamiński, A. Krówczyński, D. Schaniel, K.N. Jarzembska

Inorganic Chemistry, 2022, 61, 6624

DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.2c00526 (open access)


Expedient synthesis of oxaboracyclic compounds based on naphthalene and biphenyl backbone and phase-dependent luminescence of their chelate complexes

K. Durka, P.H. Marek-Urban, K. Nowicki, J. Drapała, K.N. Jarzembska, P. Łaski, A. Grzelak, M. Dąbrowski, K. Woźniak, S. Luliński

Chemistry – a European Journal, 2022, 28, e202104492

DOI: 10.1002/chem.202104492


N-allyl-N-ferrocenylmethylamines and ansa-ferrocenyl- methylamines: synthesis, structure, and biological evaluation

M. Mazur, K. Ziemkiewicz, K. Rawiak, K. Kisiel, P. Wińska, K. Deresz, K.N. Jarzembska, W. Buchowicz

European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2022, e202101098

DOI: 10.1002/ejic.202101098

Part of the "Ferrocene Chemistry" Special Collection


Advances in diffraction studies of light-induced transient species in molecular crystals and selected complementary techniques

K.A. Deresz, P. Łaski, R. Kamiński, K.N. Jarzembska

Crystals, 2021, 11, 1345

DOI: 10.3390/cryst11111345 (open access)

Special Issue entitled "Time-Resolved X-ray Diffraction and Scattering Techniques Applied to Dynamical Processes"


9,10-Anthraquinones disubstituted with linear alkoxy groups: spectroscopy, electrochemistry and peculiarities of their 2D and 3D supramolecular organizations

A. Maranda-Niedbała, K. Krzyżewska, K. Kotwica, Ł. Skórka, J. Drapała, K.N. Jarzembska, M. Zagórska, A. Proń, R. Nowakowski

Langmuir, 2020, 36, 15048

DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c02586 (open access)


Photocrystallographic and spectroscopic studies of a model (N,N,O)-donor square-planar nickel(II) nitro complex: in search of high-conversion and stable photoswitchable materials

S.E. Kutniewska, A. Krówczyński, R. Kamiński, K.N. Jarzembska, S. Pillet, E. Wenger, D. Schaniel

IUCrJ, 2020, 7, 1188

DOI: 10.1107/S205225252001307X (open access) (reprint)


Boronate covalent and hybrid organic frameworks featuring PIII and P=O Lewis base sites

P. Pacholak, K. Gontarczyk, R. Kamiński, K. Durka, S. Luliński

Chemistry – a European Journal, 2020, 26, 12758

DOI: 10.1002/chem.202001960 (open access)

Front Cover & Hot Paper


Formylation of a metathesis-derived ansa[4]-ferrocene: a simple route to anticancer organometallics

M. Mazur, M. Mrozowicz, W. Buchowicz, M. Koszytkowska-Stawińska, R. Kamiński, Z. Ochal, P. Wińska, M. Bretner

Dalton Transactions, 2020, 49, 11504

DOI: 10.1039/D0DT01975E

Front Cover


Instrument-model refinement in normalised reciprocal-vector space for X-ray Laue diffraction

R. Kamiński, D. Szarejko, M.N. Pedersen, L.E. Hatcher, P. Łaski, P.R. Raithby, M. Wulff, K.N. Jarzembska

Journal of Applied Crystallography, 2020, 53, 1370 (reprint)

DOI: 10.1107/S1600576720011929


Enhancement of superconducting state properties of Fe0.994Ni0.007Te0.66Se0.34 single crystal with increasing pressure: a correlation with pressure-induced crystallinity degradation

J. Pietosa, R. Puzniak, D. Paliwoda, W. Paszkowicz, A. Katrusiak, R. Kamiński, D.J. Gawryluk, A. Wisniewski

Superconductor Science and Technology, 2020, 33, 045004

DOI: 10.1088/1361-6668/ab6dc4


Seed-skewness algorithm for X-ray diffraction signal detection in the time-resolved synchrotron Laue photocrystallography

D. Szarejko, R. Kamiński, P. Łaski, K.N. Jarzembska

Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, 2020, 27, 405 (reprint)

DOI: 10.1107/S1600577520000077


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