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Frantisek Hartl

Professor Frantisek Hartl, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry
  • Professor of Inorganic Chemistry
  • Head of Spectroelectrochemistry.



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Areas of interest

  • Spectroelectrochemistry – application and development of new cells: 2DIR, VCD, ps-ns TRIR, LT OTTLE, TA, RR, FIR.  Successful spinout commercial activities. Self-funded PhD positions.
  • Spectroelectrochemistry in ionic liquids.
  • Unusual oxidation states of organometallic compounds and extended redox series.
  • Photoinduced electron and energy transfer  in coordination chemistry.
  • Molecular wires and switches.
  • Photo-assisted redox catalysis.
  • Activation of carbon dioxide via proton coupled electron transfer. Group-6 and 7 metal complexes as catalyst precursors.
  • Infrared labels for electron transfer in DNA-Ru(diimine) systems.

Read about spectroelectrochemistry

Research centres and groups

Professor Hartl is part of the Biomedical, Molecular and Analytical Chemistry research group.

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