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Ivan Halasz


Areas of Research/Expertise

My research is focused on the in situ study and methodology development for monitoring of solid-state reactions by ball milling. I apply this methodology to the study of mechanochemical reactions of mostly organic compounds and supramolecular recognition. I am interested in learning the mechanistic details of milling reactions. 

5 Most representative publications related to Mechanochemistry

  1. Stolar, T.; Lukin, S.; Požar, J.; Rubčić, M.; Day, G. M.; Biljan, I.; Šišak Jung, D.; Horvat, G.; Užarević, K.; Meštrović, E.; Halasz, I. Solid-State Chemistry and Polymorphism of the Nucleobase Adenine. Cryst. Growth Des. 2016, 16, 3262. DOI: 1021/acs.cgd.6b00243
  2. Katsenis, A. D.; Puškarić, A.; Štrukil, V.; Mottillo, C.; Julien, P. A.; Užarević, K.; Pham, M.-H.; Do, T.-O.; Kimber, S. A. J.; Lazić, P.; Magdysyuk, O.; Dinnebier, R. E.; Halasz, I.; Friščić, T. In situ X-ray diffraction monitoring of a mechanochemical reaction reveals a unique topology metal-organic framework. Nat. Commun. 2015, 6, 6662. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms7662
  3. Gracin, D.; Štrukil, V.; Friščić, T.; Halasz, I.; Užarević, K. Laboratory Real‐Time and In Situ Monitoring of Mechanochemical Milling Reactions by Raman Spectroscopy. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 6193. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201402334
  4. Bučar, D.-K.; Day, G. M.; Halasz I.; Zhang, G. G. Z.; Sander,J. R. G.; Reid, D. G.; Macgillivray, L. R.; Duer, M. J.; Jones, W. The curious case of (caffeine)·(benzoic acid): how heteronuclear seeding allowed the formation of an elusive cocrystal. Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 4417. DOI: 10.1039/C3SC51419F
  5. Halasz, I. Single-Crystal-to-Single-Crystal reactivity: Grey Rather than Black or White. Cryst. Growth Des. 2010, 10, 2817. DOI: 10.1039/C3SC51419F

5 Most representative publications non-related to Mechanochemistry

  1. S. D. Cezan, H. T. Baytekin, B. Baytekin* Self-regulating Plant Robots: Bio-inspired Heliotropism and Nyctinasty, Soft Robot., 10.1089/soro.2019.0036 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1089/soro.2019.0036
  2. S. D. Cezan, A. A. Nalbant, M. Buyuktemiz, Y. Dede, H. T. Baytekin, B. Baytekin, Control of triboelectric charges on common polymers by photoexcitation of organic dyes. Nature Commun., 10, 276 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-08037-5
  3. H. T. Baytekin, B. Baytekin, T. M. Hermans, B. Kowalczyk, B. A. Grzybowski, Control of surface charges by radicals as a principle of antistatic polymers protecting electronic circuitry. Science 341, 1368-1371 (2013). https://science.sciencemag.org/content/341/6152/1368
  4. B. Baytekin, H.T. Baytekin, B. A. Grzybowski, What really drives chemical reactions on contact charged surfaces? J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 7223-7226 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1021/ja300925h
  5. K. Sayfidinov, S. D. Cezan, B. Baytekin, H. T. Baytekin, Minimizing friction, wear and energy losses by eliminating contact charging. Science Advances 4, eaau3808 (2018). https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/11/eaau3808

Orcid ID/Google Scholar/Researchgate/Scopus profiles

Orcid ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5248-4217
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=HtiCNJcAAAAJ&hl=hr
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Primary focus in mechanochemical research




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