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Twin Polymerization - New Strategy for Hybrid Materials Synthesis

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  • Structure-reactivity relationships of the precursors for TP
  • Theory of TP - computational studies on the mechanism of proton-catalyzed and thermally induced TP
  • Modeling and simulation of nanostructure formation of TP
  • Silicon-containing hybrid materials
  • Carbon materials
  • Inorganic oxides from TP
  • TP: A unique and efficient methodology for decorating porous carbon and silica materials with nanoparticles
  • Porous materials from TP for energy storage
  • Functionalized twin monomers and their applications in materials synthesis

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  • A.-M. Fritzsche, S. Scholz, M. Krasowska, K. Bhattacharyya, A. M. Toma, C. Silvestru, M. Korb, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, A. A. Auer, M. Mehring:
    Evaluation of bismuth-based dispersion energy donors – synthesis, structure and theoretical study of 2-biphenylbismuth(III) derivatives
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. DOI: 10.1039/C9CP06924K
  • M. Hofmann, L. Rößner, M. Armbrüster, M. Mehring:
    Thin Coatings of α- and β-Bi2O3 by Ultrasonic Spray Coating of a Molecular Bismuth Oxido Cluster and their Application for Photocatalytic Water Purification Under Visible Light
    ChemistryOpen DOI: 10.1002/open.201900323


  • M. Krasowska, A.-M. Fritzsche, M. Mehring, A.A. Auer:
    Balancing Donor‐Acceptor and Dispersion Effects in Heavy Main Group Element π Interactions: Effect of Substituents on the Pnictogen⋅⋅⋅π Arene Interaction
    ChemPhysChem 2019, 20, 2539-2552.
  • P. Frenzel, A. Preuß, J. Bankwitz, C. Georgi, F. Ganss, L. Mertens, S. E. Schulz, O. Hellwig, M. Mehring, H. Lang:
    Synthesis of Mg and Zn diolates and their use in metal oxide deposition
    RSC Adv. 2019, 9, 10657-10669.
  • P. Kitschke, A.-M. Preda, A. A. Auer, S. Scholz, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, M. Mehring:
    Spirocyclic tin salicyl alcoholates – a combined experimental and theoretical study on their structures, 119Sn NMR chemical shifts and reactivity in thermally induced twin polymerization
    Dalton Trans 2019, 48, 220 – 230.

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  • M. Weber, G. Thiele, E. Dornsiepen, D. P. Weimann, Ch. A. Schalley, S. Dehnen, M. Mehring:
    Impact of the Exchange of the Coordinating Solvent Shell in [Bi38O45(OMc)24(dmso)9] by Alcohols: Crystal Structure, Gas Phase Stability, and Thermoanalysis
    Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2018,644, 1796-1804.
  • L. Wrobel, T. Rüffer, M. Korb, H. Krautscheid, J. Meyer, P. C. Andrews, H. Lang, M. Mehring:
    Homo‐ and Heteroleptic Coordination Polymers and Oxido Clusters of Bismuth(III) Vinylsulfonates
    Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 16630-16644.
  • F. Roschke, T. Rüffer, A. Seifert, K. Nagel, S. Spange, H. Lang, M. Mehring :
    Chiral molecular fluoridosilicates and their twin polymerization for the preparation of fluorine-doped mesoporous silica and microporous carbon
    Inorg. Chem. Front. 2018, 5, 2648-2656.
  • A.-M. Preda, M. Krasowska, L. Wrobel, P. Kitschke, P. C. Andrews, J. G. MacLellan, L. Mertens, M. Korb, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, A. A. Auer, M. Mehring :
    Evaluation of dispersion type metal···π arene interaction in arylbismuth compounds – an experimental and theoretical study
    Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2018, 14, 2125–2145.
  • M. Weber, R. D. Rodriguez, D. R. T. Zahn, M. Mehring :
    γ-Bi2O3 – To Be or Not To Be? Comparison of the Sillenite γ-Bi2O3 and Isomorphous Sillenite-Type Bi12SiO20
    Inorg. Chem., 2018, 57 (14), 8540–8549.
  • D. C. Senevirathna, M. V. Werrett, V. L. Blair, M. Mehring, P. C. Andrews:
    2D and 3D Coordination Networks of Polynuclear Bismuth Oxido​/Hydroxido Sulfonato Clusters from Low Temperature Solid-​State Metathesis Reactions
    Chem. Eur. J., 2018, 24, 6722-6726.
  • A. A. Auer, M. Krasowska, W. B. Schneider, M. Mehring:
    High Level Ab Initio Calculation of Intermolecular Interactions: Heavy Main Group Element π‐Interactions
    Chem. Eur. J, 2018, 24, 1078-1086.
  • E. Pousaneh, T. Rüffer, K. Assim, V. Dzhagan, J. Noll, D. R. T. Zahn, L. Mertens, M. Mehring, S. E. Schulz, H. Lang:
    Magnesium β-ketoiminates as CVD precursors for MgO formation
    RSC Adv., 2018, 8, 19668-19678.
  • E. Pousaneh, M. Korb, V. Dzhagan, M. Weber, J. Noll, M. Mehring, D. R. T. Zahn, S. E. Schulz, H. Lang:
    β-Ketoiminato-based copper(II) complexes as CVD precursors for copper and copper oxide layer formation
    Dalton Trans., 2018, DOI: 10.1039/C8DT01647J.
  • A. Preuß, E. Pousaneh, J. Noll, T. Rüffer, A. Jakob, L. Mertens, M. Mehring, H. Lang:
    Synthesis and thermal behavior of [Li(thf)3(μ-Cl)La{N(SiMe3)2}3] and its investigation as spin-coating precursor for lanthanum-based layer formation
    J. Rare Earths, 2018, 36, 537-543.

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  • A. A. Auer, G. Bistoni, P. Kitschke, M. Mehring, T. Ebert, S. Spange:
    Electronic structure calculations and experimental studies on the thermal initiation of the twin polymerization process
    ChemPlusChem, 2017, 82, (12), 1396-1407.
  • N. T. N. Ha, T. G. Gopakumar, N. D. C. Yen, C. Mende, L. Smykalla, M. Schlesinger, R. Buschbeck, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, M. Mehring, M. Hietschold:
    Ester formation at the liquid–solid interface
    Beilstein J. Nanotechnol., 2017, 8, 2139-2150.
  • A.-M. Preda, W. B. Schneider, D. Schaarschmidt, H. Lang, M. Mertens, A. A. Auer, M. Mehring:
    The role of dispersion type metal··· π interaction in the enantiotropic phase transition of two polymorphs of tris-(thienyl)bismuthine
    Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 13492-13501.
  • T. Rüffer, D. Nurpeisova, Z. Jakupova, A. Tashenov, N. Uhlig, A. Khalladi, L. Mertens, A. Gonser, M. Mehring, Heinrich Lang:
    Synthesis and purification of metallooctachlorophthalocyanines
    Z. Naturforsch. B, 2017, 8, 589-601.
  • A.-M. Preda, W. B. Schneider, M. Rainer, T. Rüffer, D. Schaarschmidt, H. Lang, M. Mehring:
    Heteroaryl Bismuthines: A Novel Synthetic Concept and Metal···π Heteroarene Interaction
    Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 8269-8278.
  • A. M. Toma, C. I. Rat, O. D. Pavel, C. Hardacre, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, M. Mehring, A. D. Silvestru, V. i Pavulescu
    Heterocyclic bismuth(III) compounds with transannular N→Bi interactions as catalysts for the oxidation of thiophenol to diphenyldisulfide
    Catal. Sci. Technol., 2017, 5343-5353.
  • F. Dannenberg, G. Thiele, E. Dornsiepen, S. Dehnen, M. Mehring
    Synthesis, structure and thermolysis of oxazagermines and oxazasilines
    New J. Chem., 2017, 41, 4990-4997.
  • R. Fritzsche, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, M. Mehring
    Synthesis and characterization of GeH2Cp*2 and its structural comparison with SiXHCp*(X=Cl, H) and SnCl2Cp*2
    Main Group Met. Chem., 2017, 40, 1-8.
  • A. Toma, A. Pop, A. Silvestru, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, M. Mehring
    Bismuth···π arene versus bismuth···halide coordination in heterocyclic diorganobismuth(III) compounds with transannular N→Bi interaction
    Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 3953-3962.
  • L. Wrobel, T. Rüffer, M. Korb, H. Lang, M. Mehring
    Bismuth(III) Anthranilates: Synthesis and Characterization of a Coordination Polymer and a Polynuclear Oxido Cluster
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2017, 6,1032-1040.

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  • L. Kaßner, A. Knoblauch, A. Seifert, R.-E. Grützner, G. Cox, A. Lange, S. Csihony, F. Simon, S. Anders, L. Kroll, M. Rahaman, D. Zahn, L. Mertens, M. Weber, M. Mehring, S. Spange:
    Nanostructured Aniline Formaldehyde Resin/Polysilazane Hybrid Materials by Twin Polymerization
    Macromol. Chem. Phys., 2016, 217, (22), 2426-2472.
  • D. C. Yen Nguyen, L. Smykalla, T. N. Ha Nguyen, M. Hietschold, M. Mehring:
    Role of the deposition temperature on the self-assembly of the non-planar molecule benzene-1,3,5-triphosphonic acid (BTP) at the liquid–solid interface
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, 18, 24219-24227.
  • M. Hofmann, B. Büchter, M. Mehring:
    Preparation of β-Bi2O3 Films by Ultrasonic Spray Coating of Bismuth Oxido Clusters and their Photocatalytic Activity under Visible Light
    Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2016, 642, 18, 1047.
  • L. Mertens, C. Leonhardt, T. Rüffer, A. Toma, C. Silvestru, M. Mehring:
    Heterobimetallic tin(II) oxido clusters of the type [{Sn63-O)43-OCH2R)4}{W(CO)5}4] and [{Sn53-O)23-OCH2R)4}{Fe(CO)4}2]
    J. Organomet. Chem. 2016, 821, 206-213.
  • P. Kitschke, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, A. A. Auer, M. Mehring:
    Chiral Spirocyclic Germanium Thiolates – An Evaluation of Their Suitability for Twin Polymerization based on A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study
    ChemistrySelect 2016, 1, 1184-1191
  • P. Kitschke, M. Walter, H. Lang, A. A. Auer, M. V. Kovalenko, M. Mehring:
    From molecular germanates to microporous Ge@C via twin polymerization
    Dalton Trans 2016, 45, 5741-5751
  • A.-M. Preda, P. Kitschke, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, M. Mehring:
    Synthesis and Characterization of the Germanium Sulfonate Ge(CH3SO3)2 - a 3D Coordination Network Solid
    Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2016, 642, 467-471
  • P. Kitschke, M. Walter, T. Rüffer, A. Seifert, F. Speck, T. Seyller, S. Spange, H. Lang, A. A. Auer, M. V. Kovalenko, M. Mehring:
    Porous Ge@C materials via Twin polymerization of germanium(II) salicyl alcoholates for Li-ion batteries
    J. Mater. Chem. A 2016, 4, 2705-2719
  • A. Toma, C. I. Rat, A. Silvestru, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, M. Mehring:
    Heterocyclic bismuth(III) compounds with transannular S→Bi interactions. An experimental and theoretical approach
    J. Organomet. Chem. 2016, 806, 5-11
  • C. Leonhardt, A. Seifert, S. Csihony, H. Sommer, M. Mehring:
    Nanocomposites by the use of Simultaneous Twin Polymerization: tin alloys in a carbon / silica matrix
    RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 3091-3098

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  • A. M. Preda, C. I. Rat, C. Silvestru, H. Lang, T. Rüffer, M. Mehring:
    Hypervalent Diorganoantimony(III) Fluorides via Diorganoantimony(III) Cations – A General Method of Synthesis
    RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 99832-99840
  • P. Kitschke, T. Rüffer, M. Korb, H. Lang, W. B. Schneider, A. A. Auer, M. Mehring:
    Intramolecular C–O Insertion of a Germanium(II) Salicyl Alcoholate: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 33, 5467-5479
  • B. Büchter, F. Seidel, R. Fritzsche, D. Lehmann, D. Bülz, R. Buschbeck, A. Jakob, S. Schulze, H. Freitag, H. Lang, M. Hietschold, D. R. T. Zahn, M. Mehring:
    Polycrystalline Silicon Foils by Flash Lamp Annealing of Spray Coated Silicon Nanoparticle Dispersions 
    J. Mat. Sci. 2015, 18, 6050-6059
  • M. Hofmann, M. Rainer, S. Schulze, M. Hietschold, M. Mehring:
    Nonaqueous Synthesis of a Bismuth Vanadate Photocatalyst By Using Microwave Heating: Photooxidation versus Photosensitized Decomposition in Visible-Light-Driven Photocatalysis 
    ChemCatChem 2015, 7, 1357-1365
  • K. Wójcik, A. M. Preda, L. Mertens, P. Ecorchard, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, M. Mehring:
    Iron–Bismuth Halido Compounds: Molecules, Clusters, and Polymers
    Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 3905-3912
  • C. Schliebe, T. Gemming, J. Noll, L. Mertens, M. Mehring, A. Seifert, S. Spange, H. Lang:
    Zirconium and Hafnium Twin Monomers for Mixed Oxides
    ChemPlusChem 2015, 3, 559-567

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  • A. Pathak, V. L. Blair, R. L. Ferrero, M. Mehring, P. C. Andrews:
    Bismuth(III) benzohydroxamates: powerful anti-bacterial activity against Helicobacter pylori and hydrolysis to a unique Bi34 oxido-cluster [Bi34O22(BHA)22(H-BHA)14(DMSO)6]
    Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 15232-15234
  • B. Büchter, F. Seidel, R. Fritzsche, I. Toader, R. Buschbeck, A. Jakob, S. Schulze, H. Freitag, H. Lang, M. Hietschold, D. R. T. Zahn, M. Mehring:
    Ultrasonic spray coating and flash lamp annealing of silicon nanoparticle dispersions for silicon thin film formation
    J. Mat. Sci. 2014, 23, 7979-7990
  • M. Schlesinger, A. Pathak, S. Richter, D. Sattler, A. Seifert, T. Rüffer, P. C. Andrews, C. A. Schalley, H. Lang, M. Mehring:
    Salicylate-Functionalized Bismuth Oxido Clusters: Hydrolysis Processes and Microbiological Activity
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 25, 4218-4227
  • C. Leonhardt, S. Brumm, A. Seifert, A. Lange, S. Csihony, M. Mehring:
    Tin Nanoparticles in Carbon / Silica Hybrid Materials by the use of Twin Polymerization
    ChemPlusChem 2014, 10, 1440-1447
  • C. Schliebe, T. Gemming, L. Mertens, M. Mehring, H. Lang:
    Twin Polymerization: A Unique and Efficient Tool for Supporting Silver Nanoparticles on Highly Porous Carbon and Silica
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 20, 3161-3163
  • F. Seidel, I. G. Toader, S. Koth, R. Fritzsche, P. Schäfer, D. Bülz, B. Büchter, O. D. Gordan, H. Freitag, A. Jakob, R. Buschbeck, M. Hietschold, H. Lang, M. Mehring, R. Baumann, D. R.T. Zahn:
    Flash Lamp Annealing of Spray Coated Films Containing Oxidized or Hydrogen Terminated Silicon Nanoparticles
    Thin Solid Films 2014, 562, 282-290
  • P. Kitschke, A. A. Auer, T. Löschner, A. Seifert, S. Spange, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, M. Mehring:
    Microporous Carbon and Mesoporous Silica by use of Twin Polymerization - An integrated Experimental and Theoretical Approach on Precursor Reactivity
    ChemPlusChem 2014, 7, 1009-1023
  • C. Leonhardt, A. Lange, S. Csihony, M. Mehring:
    Synthesis of Nanostructured Tin Alloys in a Silica/Carbon Matrix b the use of Twin Polymerization
    Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2014, 640, 2400
  • R. Fritzsche, F. Seidel, T. Rüffer, R. Buschbeck, A. Jakob, H. Freitag, D. R. T. Zahn, H. Lang, M. Mehring:
    New Organosilanes based on N-Methylpyrrole - Synthesis, Structure and Characterization
    J. Organomet. Chem. 2014, 755, 86-92
  • M. Schlesinger, M. Weber, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, M. Mehring:
    Nanoscaled Bismuth Oxido Clusters: Probing Factors of Structure Formation and Photocatalytical Activity
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 2, 302-309
  • P. Kitschke, A. A. Auer, A. Seifert, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, M. Mehring:
    Synthesis, Characterization and Twin Polymerisation of a Novel Dioxagermine
    Inorg. Chim. Acta 2014, 409, 472-478

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  • D. Mansfeld, C. Dietz, T. Rüffer, P. Ecorchard, C. Georgi, H. Lang, M. Schürmann, K. Jurkschat, M. Mehring:
    Arylphosphonic acid esters as bridging ligands in coordination polymers of bismuth
    Main Group Met. Chem. 2013, 36, 193-208
  • C. Leonhardt, S. Brumm, A. Seifert, G. Cox, A. Lange, T. Rüffer, D. Schaarschmidt, H. Lang, N. Jöhrmann, M. Hietschold, F. Simon, M. Mehring:
    Tin Oxide Nanoparticles and SnO2/SiO2 Hybrid Materials by Twin Polymerization Using Tin(IV) Alkoxides
    ChemPlusChem 2013, 78, 1400-1412
  • D. Adner, S. Mockel, M. Korb, R. Buschbeck, T. Ruffer, S. Schulze, L. Mertens, M. Hietschold, M. Mehring, H. Lang:
    Copper(II) and triphenylphosphine copper(I) ethylene glycol carboxylates: synthesis, characterisation and copper nanoparticle generation
    Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 15599-15609
  • M. Schlesinger, M. Weber, S. Schulze, M. Hietschold, M. Mehring:
    Metastable β-Bi2O3 Nanoparticles with Potential for Photocatalytic Water Purification using Visible Light Irradiation
    ChemistryOpen 2013, 2, 146-155
  • A. Toma, C. I. Rat, A. Silvestru, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, M. Mehring:
    Organoantimony(III) and -bismuth(III) hypervalent pseudohalides. An experimental and theoretical study
    J. Organomet. Chem. 2013, 745-746, 71-79
  • M. Schlesinger, M. Hofmann, T. Rüffer, S. Schaarschmidt, H. Lang, S. Theilacker, M. Schürmann, K. Jurkschat, M. Mehring:
    Synthesis of Dibromobenzobarrelene Derivatives and Catalytic Activity of their Rhodium Complexes
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 16, 2930-2939
  • A. Mehner, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, M. Schlesinger, M. Mehring, S. Spange:
    Chirality and Reversible Solid State Phase Transition of a Tetranuclear Titanium Oxido Cluster
    New J. Chem. 2013, 37, 1290- 1293
  • C. Gäbler, J. Jeschke, G. Nurgazina, S. Dietrich, D. Schaarschmidt, C. Georgi, M. Schlesinger, M. Mehring, H. Lang:
    The Effect of PEGylated Dendrimers on the Catalytic Activity and Stability of Palladium Particles in the Suzuki Reaction
    Catal. Lett. 2013, 143, 317-323
  • M. Schlesinger, L. Miersch, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, M. Mehring:
    Two novel nanoscaled bismuth oxido clusters, [Bi38O45(OMc) 22(C8H7SO3)2(DMSO)6 (H2O)1.5]·2.5H2O and [Bi38O45 (HSal)22(OMc)2(DMSO)15(H2O)] ·DMSO·2H2O
    Main Group Met. Chem. 2013, 36, 11-19
  • L. Miersch, T. Rüffer, D. Schaarschmidt, H. Lang, R. W. Troff, C. A. Schalley, M. Mehring:
    Synthesis and characterization of polynuclear bismuth oxido sulfonates
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 9, 1427-1433
  • A. M. Preda, C. I. Rat, C. Silvestru, H. J. Breunig, H. Lang, T. Rüffer, M. Mehring:
    Organoantimony(III) compounds containing (imino)aryl ligands of the type 2- (RN=CH)C6H4 (R = 2′,4′,6′- Me3C6H2,  2′,6′-iPr2C6H3 ): bromides and chalcogenides
    Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 1144-1158
  • M. Schlesinger, S. Schulze, M. Hietschold, M. Mehring:
    Metastable β-Bi2O3 nanoparticles with High Photocatalytic Activity from Polynuclear Bismuth Oxido Clusters
    Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 1047-1056

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  • M. Schlesinger, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, M. Mehring:
    Synthesis and molecular structure of the novel bismuth(III) sulfonate complex [Bi(C18H14P(O)SO3)2(DMSO)3] (NO3)·DMSO∙2H2O
    Main Group Met. Chem. 2012, 35, 135-139
  • K. Wójcik, P. Ecorchard, D. Schaarschmidt, T. Rüffer, H. Lang,  M. Mehring:
    Cyclopentadienyl Dicarbonyl Iron-Bismuth Compounds – Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity
    Z. Allg. Anorg. Chem.. 2012, 638, 1723-1730
  • F. Seidel, I. Korodi, D. Bülz, S. Koth, R. Fritzsche, O. Gordan, R. Baumann, M. Mehring, M. Hietschold, H. Wiggers, D. R. T. Zahn
    Silicon Nanoparticle Sprayed Films and Their Characterization by Ellipsometry, Raman Spectroscopy, and Atomic Force Microscopy
    DPG Verhandlungen
  • R. Friedrich, T. Hahn, J. Kortus, M. Fronk, F. Haidu, G. Salvan, D. R. T. Zahn, M .Schlesinger, M. Mehring, F. Roth, B. Mahns, M. Knupfer:
    Electronic states and the influence of oxygen addition on the optical absorption behaviour of manganese phthalocyanine
    J. Chem. Phys. 2012, 136, 064704



  • D. Mansfeld, L. Miersch, T. Rüffer, D. Schaarschmidt, H. Lang, T. Böhle, R. W. Troff, C. A. Schalley, J. Müller, M. Mehring:
    From {Bi22O26} to chiral ligand-protected {Bi38O45}-based bismuth oxido clusters
    Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 14805-14810
  • L. Miersch, T. Rüffer, M. Mehring:
    Organic–inorganic hybrid materials starting from the novel nanoscaled bismuth oxido methacrylate cluster [Bi38O45(OMc)24(DMSO)9]·2DMSO·7H2O
    Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 6353-6355
  • V.S.R. Channu, R. Holze, R.R. Kalluru, M. Schlesinger, M. Mehring:
    Synthesis and characterization of ZrO2 nanoparticles for Optical and Electrochemical Applications
    Colloid Surface A 2011, 386, 151-157
  • J. Fritsch, D. Mansfeld, M. Mehring, R. Wursche, J. Grothe, S. Kaskel:
    Refractive index tuning of highly transparent bismuth containing polymer composites
    Polymer 2011, 52, 3263-3268
  • L. Miersch, M. Schlesinger, R.W. Troff, C.A. Schalley, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, D. Zahn, M. Mehring:
    Hydrolysis of a Basic Bismuth Nitrate – Formation and Stability of Novel Bismuth Oxido Clusters
    Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 6985-6990
  • I. Kahle,  O. Tröber, S. Trentsch,  H. Richter,  B. Grünler,  S. Hemeltjen, M. Schlesinger,  M. Mehring, S. Spange:
    Functional Mesoporous Alumosilicate Nanoparticles as Host Material to Fabricate Photo-switchable Polymer Films
    J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 5083-5088
  • K. Wojcik, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, A. Auer, M. Mehring:
    Novel Carbonyl Iron-Bismuth Clusters – Synthesis, Structure, CO2 Insertion and Potential as Molecular Precursors for BiFeO3
    J. Organomet. Chem. 2011, 696, 1647-1651

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  • L. Miersch, T. Rüffer, H. Lang, S. Schulze, M. Hietschold, D. Zahn, M. Mehring:
    A Novel Water-soluble Hexanuclear Bismuth Oxido Cluster - Synthesis, Structure and Complexation with Polyacrylate
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 4763-4769
  • M. Schlesinger, S. Schulze, M. Hietschold, M. Mehring:
    Evaluation of synthetic methods for microporous metal-organic frameworks exemplified by the competitive formation of [Cu3(btc)2(H2O)3] and [Cu2(btc)(OH) (H2O)]
    Micropor. Mesopor. Mat. 2010, 132, 121-127



  • A. Auer, D. Mansfeld, C. Nolde, W. Schneider, M. Schürmann, M. Mehring:
    Bismuth-arene π-interaction - A combined experimental and theoretical approach
    Organometallics 2009, 28, 5405–5411
  • H.J. Breunig, N. Haddad, E. Lork, M. Mehring, C. Mügge, C. Nolde, C.I. Rat, N. Schürmann:
    Novel sterically congested monoorganobismuth (III) compounds - Synthesis, structure and bismuth-arene π interaction in ArBiXY (X, Y = Br, I, OH, 2,6-Mes2-4-tert-Bu-C6H3PO2
    Organometallics 2009, 28, 1202–1211

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  • J. Müller, D. Böhme, N. Düpre, E. G. Bardaji, M. Mehring, F.-A. Polonius:
    Differential reactivity of α and ß deoxyribonucleosides towards protonation and metalation
    Inorg. Biomol. Chem. 2007, 101, 470–476



  • M. Mehring, D. Mansfeld, S. Paalasmaa, M. Schürmann:
    Polynuclear Bismuth Oxoclusters: Insight into the Formation Process of a Metal Oxide
    Chem. Eur. J. 2006, 12, 1767–1781
  • J. Fischer, M. Schürmann, M. Mehring, U. Zachwieja, K. Jurkschat:
    The First O,C,S-Coordinating Pincer-Type Ligand and its Application to the Synthesis of a Triorganotin Cation Stabilized by Two different Donor Atoms
    Organometallics 2006, 26, 2886–2893



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  • M. Mehring, D. Mansfeld, M. Schürmann:
    The Stereochemical Activity of the Lone Pair in [Bi(NO)3{(iPrO)2(O)PCH2P (O)(OiPr)2}]2 – Comparison of Bismuth, Lanthanum and Praseodym Nitrate Complexes
    Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2004, 630, 452–461
  • K. Peveling, M. Henn, C. Löw, M. Mehring, M. Schürmann, B. Costisella, K. Jurkschat:
    Mechanistic Studies on the Cyclization of Organosilicon and Organotin Compounds Containing the O,C,O-Coordinating Pincer-Type Ligand {4-t-Bu-2,6-[P(O)(OR)2]2C6H2} (R = i-Pr, Et): Phosphorus (POC)- versus Carbon (POC)-Attack
    Organometallics 2004, 23, 1501–1508
  • M. Henn, K. Jurkschat, D. Mansfeld, M. Mehring, M. Schürmann:
    Synthesis, Structure and DFT-Studies of 1,3,5-[P(O)(i-PrO)2]3C6H3 and its CHCl3 adduct – Analysis of the Cl3C–H⋅⋅⋅OP Hydrogen Bond
    J. Molecular Struct. 2004, 697, 213–220



  • J. Beckmann, D. Dakternieks, A. Duthie, K. Jurkschat, M. Mehring, C. Mitchell, M. Schürmann:
    The Isoelectronic Replacement of E = P+ and Si in the Trinuclear Organotin-Oxo Clusters [Ph2E(OSntBu2)2O⋅tBu2Sn(OH)2]
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2003, 4356–4360
  • D. Mansfeld, M. Mehring, M. Schürmann:
    Synthesis, structural characterisation, thermal behaviour and electrospray ionisation mass spectrometric studies of bismuth(III) halide complexes with (iso-PrO)2(O)PCH2P(O)(Oiso-Pr)2
    Inorg. Chim. Acta 2003, 348, 82–90



  • M. Mehring, G. Gabriele, S. Hadjikakou, M. Schürmann, D. Dakternieks, K. Jurkschat:
    Solvent-controlled assembling by hydrogen bridges and halogen-halogen interactions of novel organotin oxo clusters
    Chem. Commun. 2002, 834–835
  • M. Henn, K. Jurkschat, R. Ludwig, M. Mehring, K. Peveling, M. Schürmann:
    Reaction of the Pincer-type Ligand {2,6-[P(O)(OEt)2]2-4-tert-Bu-C6H2} with [Ph3C]+[PF6]. Unprecedented Rearrangement and Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation
    Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2002, 628, 2940–2947
  • M. Berkei, E. Bernhardt, M. Schürmann, M. Mehring, H. Willner:
    Darstellung, spektroskopische Charakterisierung und Kristallstrukturen von Quecksilber(II)-bis(tetracyanoborat) Hg[B(CN)]2 und Diquecksilber(I)-bis(tetracyanoborat Hg2[B(CN)4]
    Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2002, 628, 1734–1740



  • M. Mehring, M. Schürmann:
    The first bismuth phosphonate cluster – X-ray single crystal structure of [(t-BuPO3)10(t-BuPO3H) 2Bi14O10⋅3C6H6⋅4H2O]
    Chem. Commun. 2001, 2354–2355
  • B. Costisella, D. Dakternieks, K. Jurkschat, M. Mehring, I. Paulus, M. Schürmann:
    Trimethylene-bridged tetraorganodistannoxanes {[Me3SiCH2(RCOO)Sn(CH2)3Sn (OOCR)CH2SiMe3]O}n (R = Ph, 2,4-Me2C6H3): Control of structure by variation of R
    Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds 2001, 37, 1405–1417
  • M. Mehring, I. Vrasidas, D. Horn, M. Schürmann, K. Jurkschat:
    The O,C,O-coordinating pincer-type ligand {2,6-[P(O)(OEt)2]2-4-t-Bu-C6H2} in Organotin Chemistry. Halide exchange, cyclization, and novel coordination mode
    Organometallics 2001, 20, 4647–4653
  • M. Mehring, I. Paulus, B. Zobel, M. Schürmann, K. Jurkschat, A. Duthie, D. Dakternieks:
    The first spacer-bridged tetraorganodistannoxanes with a mixed double ladder structure
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2001, 153–160

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  • M. Mehring, G. Guerrero, P. H. Mutin, F. Dahan, A. Vioux:
    Syntheses, Characterizations, and X-Ray Single-Crystal Structures of Soluble Titanium Alkoxophosphonates
    Inorg. Chem. 2000, 39, 3325–3332
  • M. Mehring, M. Schürmann, P. H. Mutin, A. Vioux:
    Crystal Structure of (µ-oxo)-tris(µ-isopropoxy)-pentakis(isopropoxy)tris(phenyl-phosphonato)-tetrahydrofuran-tetra-titanium tetrahydrofuran solvate, [Ti43-O)(µ-OiPr)3(OiPr)5(PhPO3)3THF] ⋅ 1/2 THF
    Z. Kristallogr. NCS 2000, 4, 1267-443
  • M. Mehring, C. Löw, M. Schürmann, F. Uhlig, K. Jurkschat, B. Mahieu:
    Novel heteroleptic stannylenes with intramolecular O,C,O-donor stabilization
    Organometallics 2000, 19, 4613–4623



  • M. Mehring, K. Jurkschat, M. Schürmann:
    Synthesis and Structure of 3,5-Bis[(2-dimethylamino)-phenyl]-2,2,4,4,6,6-hexamethyl-2,4,6-trisilaheptane and 3,6-Bis[(dimethylamino)-phenyl]-2,2,4,4,5,5,7,7-octamethyl-2,4,5,7-tetrasilaoctane
    Main Group Metal Chem. 1999, 22, 15–18
  • M. Mehring, M. Schürmann, I. Paulus, D. Horn, K. Jurkschat, A. Orita, J. Otera, D. Dakternieks, A. Duthie:
    Spacer-bridged ladder compounds - syntheses, structures and synthetic applications
    J. Organomet. Chem. 1999, 574, 176–192



  • M. Mehring:
    Neue intramolekulare Donorliganden zur Synthese hyperkoordinierter Organolement-verbindungen
    Shaker Verlag, Aachen, 1998 (Dissertation Universität Dortmund)
  • M. Mehring, M. Schürmann, K. Jurkschat:
    The First Rigid O,C,O-Pincer Ligand and its Application for the Synthesis of Penta- and Hexacoordinate Organotin(IV) Compounds
    Organometallics, 1998, 17, 1227–1236

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