Publications:

31. Ho, X. L.; Das, S. P.; Ng, L. K.-S.; Ng, A. Y. R.; Ganguly, R.; Soo, H. S., "Cobalt complex of a tetraamido macrocyclic ligand as a precursor for electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution" Organometallics 2019. (Just Accepted)

30. Ng, L. K.-S.; Tan, E. J.-C.; Goh, T. W.; Zhao, X.; Chen, Z.; Sum, T. C.; Soo, H. S., "Mesoporous SiO2/BiVO4/CuOx nanospheres for Z-scheme, visible light aerobic C–N coupling and dehydrogenation" Appl. Mater. Today 2019, 15, 192-202.

29. Hong, Z.; Chong, W. K.; Ng, A. Y. R.; Li, M.; Ganguly, R.; Sum, T. C.; Soo, H. S., "Hydrophobic metal halide perovskites for visible-light photoredox C-C bond cleavage and dehydrogenation catalysis" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 3456-3460.

28. Ho, X. L.; Shao, H.; Ng, Y. Y.; Ganguly, R.; Lu, Y.; Soo, H. S., "Visible light driven hydrogen evolution by molecular nickel catalysts with time-resolved spectroscopic and DFT insights", Inorg. Chem. 2019, 58, 1469-1480.

27. Ng, Y. Y.; Tan, L. J.; Ng, S. M.; Chai, Y. T.; Ganguly, R.; Du, Y.; Yeow, E. K. L.; Soo, H. S., "Spectroscopic characterization and mechanistic studies on visible light photoredox carbon–carbon bond formation by bis(arylimino)acenaphthene copper photosensitizers", ACS Catal. 2018, 8, 11277-11286.

26. Ghosh, D.; Febriansyah, B.; Gupta, D.; Ng, L. K.; Xi, S.; Du, Y.; Baikie, T.; Dong, Z.; Soo, H. S., "Hybrid nanomaterials with single-site catalysts by spatially controllable immobilization of nickel complexes via photoclick chemistry for alkene epoxidation", ACS Nano. 2018, 12, 5903-5912.

25. Dokic, M.; Soo, H. S., "Artificial photosynthesis by light absorption, charge separation, and multielectron catalysis", Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 6554-6572.

24. Lim, J. H.; Engelmann, X.; Corby, S.; Ganguly, R.; Ray, K.; Soo, H. S., "C-H activation and nucleophilic substitution in a photochemically generated high valent iron complex", Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 3992-4002. 

23. Hasan, K.; Wang, J.; Pal, A. K.; Hierlinger, C.; Guerchais, V.; Soo, H. S.; García, F.; Zysman-Colman, E., "Bay-region functionalisation of Ar-BIAN ligands and their use within highly absorptive cationic Iridium(III) dyes", Sci. Rep. 20177, 15520.

22. Wang, J.; Ganguly, R.; Yongxin, L.; Díaz, J.; Soo, H. S.; García, F., "Synthesis and the optical and electrochemical properties of Indium(III) bis(arylimino)acenaphthene complexes", Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56, 7811-7820.

21. Gazi, S.; Đokić, M.; Moeljadi, A. M. P.; Ganguly, R.; Hirao, H.; Soo, H. S., "Kinetics and DFT studies of photoredox carbon-carbon bond cleavage reactions by molecular vanadium catalysts under ambient conditions", ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 4682–4691.

20. Thirumal, K.; Chong, W. K.; Xie, W.; Ganguly, R.; Muduli, S. K.; Sherburne, M.; Asta, M.; Mhaisalkar, S.; Sum, T. C.; Soo, H. S.; Mathews, N. "Morphology independent stable white-light emission from self-assembled 2D perovskites driven by strong exciton-phonon coupling to the organic framework", Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 3947-3953.

19. Gong, Y.; Wang, D.P.; Wu, R.; Gazi, S.; Soo, H. S.;Sritharan, T.; Chen. Z."New insights into the photocatalytic activity of 3-D core-shell P25@silica nanocomposites: impact of mesoporous coating", Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 4994 - 5002.

18. Kee, J. W.; Shao, H.; Kee, C.W.; Lu, Y.; Soo, H. S.; Tan, C.-H."Mechanistic insights for the photoredox organocatalytic fluorination of aliphatic carbons by anthraquinone using time-resolved and DFT studies", Catal. Sci. Technol. 2017, 7, 848-857.

17. Koh, T. M.; Thirumal, K.; Mathews, N.; Soo, H. S. "Multidimensional perovskites: A mixed cation approach towards ambient stable and tunable perovskite photovoltaics", ChemSusChem 2016, 9, 2541-2558.

16. Das, S. P.; Ganguly, R.; Yongxin, L.; Soo, H. S. "Nucleophilic reactivity and electrocatalytic reduction of halogenated organic compounds by nickel o-phenylenedioxamidate complexes", Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 13556-13564.

15. Hong, Z. H.; Ong, D. Y.; Muduli, S. K.; Too, P. C.; Chan, G. H.; Tnay, Y. L.; Chiba, S.; Nishiyama, Y.; Hirao, H.; Soo, H. S. "Understanding the origins of nucleophilic hydride reactivity of sodium hydride-iodide composite", Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 7108-7114.

14. Wang, J.; Ganguly, R.; Yongxin, L.; Diaz, J.; Soo, H. S.; Garcia, F. "A multi-step solvent-free mechanochemical route to indium(III) complexes", Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 7941-7946.

13. Kee, J. W.; Ng, Y. Y.; Kulkarni, S. A.; Muduli, S. K.; Xu, K.; Ganguly, R.; Lu, Y.; Hirao, H.; Soo, H. S. "Development of bis(arylimino)acenaphthene (BIAN) copper complexes as visible light harvesters for potential photovoltaic applications", Inorg. Chem. Front. 2016, 3, 651-662.

12. Shao, H.; Muduli, S. K.; Tran, P. D.; Soo, H. S."Enhancing electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution by nickel salicylaldimine complexes with alkali metal cations in aqueous media", Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 2948-2951.

11. Gazi, S.; Hung Ng, W. K.; Ganguly, R.; Putra Moeljadi, A. M.; Hirao, H.; Soo, H. S. "Selective photocatalytic C–C bond cleavage under ambient conditions with earth abundant vanadium complexes", Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 7130-7142.

10. Muduli, S. K.; Wang, S.; Chen, S.; Ng, C. F.; Huan, C. H. A.; Sum, T. C.; Soo, H. S. "Mesoporous cerium oxide nanospheres for the visible-light driven photocatalytic degradation of dyes" Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2014, 5, 517-523.

9. Macnaughtan, M. L.; Soo, H. S.; Frei, H. "Binuclear ZrOCo metal-to-metal charge-transfer unit in mesoporous silica for light-driven CO2 reduction to CO and formate" J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118, 7874-7885

8. Agiral, A.; Soo, H. S.; Frei, H. "Visible light induced hole transport from sensitizer to Co3O4 water oxidation catalyst across nanoscale silica barrier with embedded molecular wires", Chem. Mater. 2013, 25, 2264-2273.

7. Soo, H. S.; Agiral, A.; Bachmeier, A.; Frei, H. "Visible light-induced hole injection into rectifying molecular wires anchored on Co3O4 and SiO2 nanoparticles", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 17104-17116.

6. Soo, H. S.; Macnaughtan, M. L.; Weare, W. W.; Yano, J.; Frei, H. "EXAFS spectroscopic analysis of heterobinuclear TiOMn charge-transfer chromophore in mesoporous silica", J. Phys. Chem. C 2011, 115, 24893-24905.

5. Soo, H. S.; Sougrati, M. T.; Grandjean, F.; Long, G. J.; Chang, C. J. "A seven-coordinate iron platform and its oxo and nitrene reactivity", Inorg. Chim. Acta 2011, 369, 82-91.

4. Harris, T. D.; Soo, H. S.; Chang, C. J.; Long, J. R. “A cyano-bridged FeIIReIV(CN)2 cluster incorporating two high-magnetic anisotropy building units”, Inorg. Chim. Acta 2011, 369, 91-96.

3. Soo, H. S.; Komor, A. C.; Iavarone, A. T.; Chang, C. J. “A hydrogen-bond facilitated cycle for oxygen reduction by an acid- and base-compatible iron platform”, Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 10024-10035

2. Soo, H. S.; Figueroa, J. S.; Cummins, C. C. “A homoleptic molybdenum(IV) enolate complex: synthesis, molecular structure, and NCN transfer to form a terminal cyanoimide of molybdenum(VI)”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 11370-11376.

1. Soo, H. S.; Diaconescu, P. L.; Cummins, C. C. “A sterically demanding enolate ligand: tantalum ligation and pyridine coupling”, Organometallics 2004, 23, 498-503.

 

 

Patents:

2. Thirumal, K.; Mhaisalkar, S.; Mathews, N.; Soo, H. S. Zero-dimensional metal halide perovskite phosphors for solid-state lighting, PCT application PCT/SG2018/050344, WO 2019/013709 published January 2019.

1. Soo, H. S.; Gazi, S.; Dokic, M. Selective carbon-carbon bond cleavage by earth abundant vanadium compound under visible light photocatalysis, PCT application PCT/SG2016/050056, WO 2016/126207 published August 2016.