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New coordination polymers and metal-organic frameworks on the basis of sulfonic acids


PhD thesis, University of Oldenburg, April 2015

Investigations of the coordination chemistry of novel polysulfonates


Master thesis, University of Oldenburg, March 2011

Metal-organic frameworks and coordination polymers on the basis of new polysulfonic acids


Bachelor thesis, University of Oldenburg, AK Christoffers, October 2008

Novel organic sulfonic acids as building blocks for framework materials



8. Christina Zitzer, Thomas W. T. Muesmann, Jens Christoffers, Mathias S. Wickleder 1,4-Benzenedisulfonic acid (H2BDS) as terephthalic acid analogue for the preparation of coordination polymers: the examples of M(BDS)(NMP)3 (M = Mn, Fe, Co; NMP = N-methylpyrrolidone)
New J. Chem. 2015, 39, 6117-6124.

7. Florian Behler, Christina Zitzer, Mathias S. Wickleder, Jens Christoffers
trans-1,2-Cyclohexanedisulfonic Acid – An Optically Active Linker for Coordination Polymers
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 6225-6231.

6. Christina Zitzer, Thomas W. T. Muesmann, Jens Christoffers, Christian Schwickert, Rainer Pöttgen, Mathias S. Wickleder
1,2,4,5-Benzenetetrasulfonic acid and 1,4-Benzenedisulfonic acid as sulfo analogues of pyromellitic and terephthalic acid for building coordination polymers of manganese
CrystEngComm 2014, 16, 11064-11077.

5. Christina Zitzer, Thomas W. T. Muesmann, Jens Christoffers, Mathias S. Wickleder
Crystal structure of iron(II)-benzenedisulfonate-triaqua-bis(N-methylpyrrolidone), Fe(BDS)(H2O)3(NMP)2, C16H28FeN2O11S2
Z. Kristallogr. NCS
, 2014, 229, 103-106.

4. Thomas W. T. Muesmann, Mathias S. Wickleder, Christina Zitzer, Jens Christoffers
Octahydropentalene 2,5-Disulfonic Acid - A New Linker Molecule for Coordination Polymers
Synlett 2013, 24, 959-962.

3. Christina Zitzer, Mathias S. Wickleder, Jens Christoffers, Thomas W. T. Muesmann
New Architectures with Novel Rod-Shaped Sulfonate Ligands
Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2012, 1588.

2. Thomas. W. T. Muesmann, Christina Zitzer, Mathias Wickleder, Jens Christoffers
Synthesis of trans-1,4-cyclohexanedisulfonic acid and its zinc salt - A belt-like metal-organic coordination polymer with tetrahedrally and octahedrally coordinated zinc ions
Inorganica Chimica Acta 2011, 369, 1, 45 - 58.

1. Thomas W.T. Muesmann, Christina Zitzer, Andrea Mietrach, Thorsten Klüner, Jens Christoffers, Mathias S. Wickleder
para-Benzene Disulfonic Acid and its Tetrachloro and Tetrafluoro Derivates – Studies towards polyhalogenated Metal-Organic-Frameworks with Sulfo Analogues of Terephthalic Acid
Dalton Trans. 2011, 40, 3128 - 3141.


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