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Research Interests

S-Chelated ruthenium precatalysts for olefin metathesis:

  • Latent thermo- and photoactivated precatalysts

  • Understanding of latency mechanism

  • Self-destructive latent catalysts

Advances in olefin metathesis:

  • Dimer ring closing metathesis (DRCM)

  • Olefin metathesis of bio-renewable materials

  • Asymmetric olefin metathesis

  • New monomers for ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP)

Single-chain collapsed nanoparticles:

  • Synthesis and characterization of mono- and bimetallic organometallic nanoparticles (ONPs)

  • Understanding of mechanism of ONPs formation

  • Applications of ONPs in catalysis

Advances in macromolecular chemistry:

  • Dendrimers with modifiable termini

  • Dendritic catalysts

  • Other supramolecular structures

Organic and organometallic chemistry:

  • New reactions of thiols

  • New organometallic complexes of late transition metals

Photochemistry in olefin metathesis:

  • Development of chromatic orthogonality by "sunscreen effect"

  • Application of "sunscreen effect" in synthetic chemistry

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