List of journal publications below. Links lead to publishers websites or ARAN repository (if available) - if you need a reprint of any article please get in touch.


47. S. Hennessey, C. S. Burke, R. González-Gómez, D. Sensharma, W. Tong, A. C. Kathalikkattil, F. Cucinotta, W. Schmitt, T. E. Keyes, P. Farràs. "A Photostable 1D Ruthenium‐Zinc Coordination Polymer as a Multimetallic Building Block for Light Harvesting Systems" ChemPhotoChem, 2022 [Link to article]

46. A. M. Alsharabasy, S .Glynn, P. Farràs, A. Pandit. "Protein nitration induced by Hemin/NO: A complementary mechanism through the catalytic functions of hemin and NO-scavenging" Nitric Oxide2022. [Link to article]

45. G. K. Dinesh, P. Dessì, W. Tong, R. González-Gómez, P. Farràs. "3D-Printed Photoelectrochemical Cell and its Application in Evaluation of BiVO4 Photoanodes" Johnson Matthey Technol. Rev., 2022 (66) 4. [Link to article]

44. A. Galushchinskiy, R. González-Gómez, K. McCarthy, P. Farràs, A. Savateev. "Progress in Development of Photocatalytic Processes for Synthesis of Fuels and Organic Compounds under Outdoor Solar Light" Energy Fuels2022, 36(9), 4625-4639. [Link to article]

43. A. Ahmed, C. Efthymiou, R. Sanii, E. Patyk-Kaźmierczak, A. M. Alsharabasy, M.Winterlich, N. Kumar, D.Sensharma, W. Tong, S. Guerin, P. Farràs, S. Hudson, D. Thompson, M. J. Zaworotko, A. Tasiopoulos, C. Papatriantafyllopoulou. "NUIG4: A Biocompatible pcu Metal-Organic Framework with an Exceptional Doxorubicin Encapsulation Capacity" J. Mater. Chem. B2022, 10(9), 1378-1385. [Link to article]


42. P. Kielty, B. A. Chalmers, P. Farràs, D. A. Smith, F. Aldabbagh. "Visible light activated benzimidazolequinone alkoxyamines of 1, 1, 3, 3‐tetramethylisoindolin‐2‐yloxyl (TMIO)"  Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2021 (48), 6652-6657. [Link to article]

41. P. Kielty, P. Farràs, D. A. Smith, F. Aldabbagh. "CF3-Bis-TEMPO-Vis: New Visible Light Active Bis-Benzimidazolequinone Alkoxyamine" Molbank, 2021 (4), M1300.  [Link to article]

40. P. Farràs, P. Strasser,  A. J. Cowan. "Water electrolysis: Direct from the sea or not to be?" Joule2021,  5 (8), 1921-1923.  [Link to article]

39. I. Mylonas-Margaritis, J. Mayans,  W. Tong,  P. Farràs, A. Escuer, P. McArdle, C. Papatriantafyllopoulou. "Synthesis and Characterization of New Coordination Compounds by the Use of 2-Pyridinemethanol and Di- or Tricarboxylic Acids" CrystEngComm, 2021, Accepted Manuscript. [link to article]

38. N. Murphy,  E. McCarthy, R. Dwyer, P. Farràs. "Boron clusters as breast cancer therapeutics". J. Inorg. Biochem., 2021, 111412. [Link to article]

37.  D. Conboy, P. Kielty, J. C. Bear, J. K.  Cockcroft,  P. Farràs, P. McArdle, R. J. Singer, D. A. Smith, F. Aldabbagh. "Ring-fused dimethoxybenzimidazole-benzimidazolequinone (DMBBQ): Tunable halogenation and quinone formation using NaX/Oxone". Org. Biomol. Chem., 2021, 19 (12), 2716-2724. [Link to article]


36. A. M. Alsharabasy, A. Pandit, P. Farràs. "Recent Advances in the Design and Sensing Applications of Hemin/Coordination Polymer‐Based Nanocomposites". Adv. Mater., 2020 , 33 (2), 2003883. [Link to article]

35.  P. Dessì, L. Rovira-Alsina, C. Sánchez,  K. G. DineshW. Tong, P. Chatterjee, M. Tedesco, P. Farràs, H. M. V. Hamelers, S. Puig. "Microbial electrosynthesis: Towards sustainable biorefineries for production of green chemicals from CO2 emissions".   Biotechnol. Adv., 2020, 46, 107675. [Link to article]

34. P. Kielty,  P. Farràs, P. McArdle, D.Smith, F. Aldabbagh. "2-(Fluoromethyl)-4, 7-dimethoxy-1-methyl-1H-benzimidazole". Molbank, 2020, (2), M1129. [link to article]

33. W. Tong, M. Forster, F. Dionigi, S. Dresp, R. S. Erami, P. Strasser, A. Cowan, P. Farràs. "Electrolysis of low-grade and saline surface water". Nat. Energy, 2020, 5, 367-377, [Link to article]


32. S. Hennessey, P. Farràs, J. Benet-Buchholz, A. Llobet. "A Bpp-based dinuclear ruthenium photocatalyst for visible-light driven oxidation reactions". Catal. Sci. Technol., 2019, 9, 6760-6768. [link to article]

31. P. Kielty,  P. Farràs, P. McArdle, D.Smith, F. Aldabbagh. "Visible-light unmasking of heterocyclic quinone methide radicals from alkoxyamines". Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 14665-14668. [link to artice]


30. S. Hennessey, P. Farràs. "Production of Solar Chemicals: gaining selectivity with hybrid molecule/semiconductor assemblies". Chem. Commun2018, 54, 6662-6680. [link to article] [ARAN]

29. S. Hennessey, P. Farràs. "The Quest for Sulfur-Containing Photoactive Materials". ChemPhotoChem 2018, 2, 136-147. [link to article] [ARAN]


28. M. Navarro, S. Wang, H. Müller-Bunz, G. Redmond, P. Farràs, M. Albrecht. "Triazolylidene Metal Complexes Tagged with a Bodipy Chromophore: Synthesis and Monitoring of Ligand Exchange Reactions". Organometallics 2017, 38, 1469. [link to article] [ARAN]

27. P. Farràs, F. Cucinotta. “Recent Advances in Artificial Photosynthetic Systems at Newcastle University”. C. R. Chim. 2017, 20, 272.  [link to article] [ARAN]


26. G. Neri, M. Forster, J. J. Walsh, C. M. Robertson, T. J. Whittles, P. Farràs, A. J. Cowan. "Photochemical CO2 reduction in water using a co-immobilized nickel catalyst and a visible light sensitiser". Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 14200. [link to article]

25. P. Farràs, H. Waller, A. C. Benniston. “Enhanced Photostability of a Ruthenium(II) Polypyridyl Complex under Highly Oxidizing Aqueous Conditions by its Partial Inclusion into a Cyclodextrin”. Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 1133. [link to article] [ARAN]

24. P. Farràs, C. Di Giovanni, J. N. Clifford, P. Garrido-Barros, E. Palomares, A. Llobet. “Light driven styrene epoxidation and hydrogen generation using H2O as an oxygen source in a photoelectrosynthesis cell”. Green Chem. 2016, 18, 255. [link to article] [ARAN]


 23. P. Farràs, C. Di Giovanni, J. N. Clifford, E. Palomares, A. Llobet. “H2 Generation and Sulfide to Sulfoxide Oxidation in H2O Using Sunlight with a Model Photoelectrosynthesis Cell”. Coord. Chem. Rev. 2015, 304, 202-208. [link to article] [ARAN]


 22. P. Farràs, A. C. Benniston. “Bodipy-Ruthenium dyads for homogeneous photochemical oxidations”. Tet. Lett. 2014, 55, 7011-7014. [link to article] [ARAN]

21. P. Farràs, E. C. Escudero-Adán, C. Viñas, F. Teixidor. “Controlling the Pirouetting Motion in Rotaxanes by Counterion Exchange”. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 8654-8661. [link to article] [ARAN]

20. P. Farràs, A. D Musteti, I. Rojo, C. Viñas, F. Teixidor, M. E Light. “Widely Applicable Metallacarborane Reagents for π-Conjugated Systems”. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 5803-5809. [link to article] [ARAN]

19. C. Viñas, M. Tarrés, P. González-Cardoso, P. Farràs, P. Bauduin, F. Teixidor. “Surfactant behaviour of metallacarboranes. A study based on the electrolysis of water”. Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 5062-5068. [link to article] [ARAN]


 18. P. Farràs, C. Viñas, F. Teixidor. “Preferential Chlorination Vertexes in Cobaltabisdicarbollide Anions. Radical Substitution Rate Correlation with Site Charges Computed by the Two Atoms Natural Population Analysis Method (2a-NPA)”. J. Organomet. Chem. 2013, 747, 119-125. [link to article] [ARAN]

17. P. Farràs, S. Maji, J. Benet-Buchholz, A. Llobet. “Synthesis, Characterization and Reactivity of Dyad Ru-Based Molecules for Light-Driven Oxidation Catalysis”. Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 7162-7172. [link to article] [ARAN]


 16. P. Farràs, N. Vankova, L. L. Zeonjuk, J. Warneke, Th. Dülcks, Th. Heine, C. Viñas, F. Teixidor, D. Gabel. “From icosahedron to a plane – flattening dodecaiodo-dodecaborate by successive stripping of iodine”. Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 13208-12. [link to article] [ARAN]

15. P. Farràs, E. J. Juárez-Pérez, M. Lepšík, R. Luque, R. Núñez, F. Teixidor. “Metallacarboranes and their Interactions: Theoretical Insights and their Applicability”. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2012, 41, 3433-3700. [link to article] [ARAN]


 14. P. Farràs, I. Rojo, R. Kivekäs, R. Sillanpää, F.Teixidor, P. González-Cardoso, C. Viñas. “Relaxed but highly compact diansa metallacyclophanes”. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 16537-52. [link to article] [ARAN]

13. P. Farràs, D. Olid-Britos, C. Viñas, F. Teixidor. “Unprecedented B―H activation through Pd catalysed B―Cvinyl bond coupling on borane systems”. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2011, 2525-2532. [link to article] [ARAN]

12. P. Bauduin, S. Prevost, P. Farràs, F. Teixidor, O. Diat, T. Zemb. “Theta-shaped amphiphilic COSAN: a new transition from monolayer vesicles to micelles”. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 5298-5300. [link to article] [ARAN]

11. S. Roeser, P. Farràs, F. Bozoglian, M. Martínez, J. Benet-Buchholz, A. Llobet."Chemical, Electrochemical and Photochemical Catalytic Oxidation of Water to Dioxygen with Mononuclear Ru Complexes". ChemSusChem 2011, 4, 197-207. [link to article] [ARAN]


 10. V. Terrasson, Y. García, P. Farràs, F. Teixidor, C. Viñas, J. Planas, D. Prim, M. E. Light, M. B. Hursthouse. “Crystal Engineering of o-Carboranyl Alcohols: Syntheses, Crystal Structures and Thermal Properties". CrysEngComm. 2010, 12, 4109. [link to article] [ARAN]

9. P. Farràs, C. Viñas, R. Sillanpää, F. Teixidor, M. Rey. “The nature of the chlorination reaction in anionic boron clusters". Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 7684. [link to article] [ARAN]

8. P. González-Cardoso, A. I. Stoica, P. Farràs, A. Pepiol, C. Viñas, F. Teixidor. “Additive tuning redox potential in metallacarboranes by sequencial halogen substitution”. Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 6660. [link to article] [ARAN]

7. P. Farràs, F. Teixidor, R. Sillanpää, C. Viñas. “A convenient synthetic route to useful monobranched polyethoxylated halogen terminated [3,3’-Co(1,2-C2B9H11)2]- synthons”. Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 1716. [link to article] [ARAN]


 6. R. Streubel, A. Özbolat-Schön, M. Bode, J. Daniels, G. Schnakenburg, F. Teixidor, C. Viñas, A. Vaca, A. Pepiol, P. Farràs. “Investigations on the reactivity of Li/Cl phosphinidenoid tungsten complexes towards various iodine compounds”. Organometallics 2009, 28, 6031. [link to article] [ARAN]

5. P. Farràs, A. M. Cioran, V. Šícha, F. Teixidor, B. Štíbr, B. Grüner, C. Viñas. “Towards the synthesis of high boron content polyanionic multicluster macromolecules”. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 8210. [link to article] [ARAN]

4. V. Šícha, P. Farràs, B. Štíbr, F. Teixidor, B. Grüner, C. Viñas. “Syntheses of C-substituted icosahedral dicarbaboranes bearing the 8-dioxane-cobalt bisdicarbollide moiety”. J. Organomet. Chem. 2009, 694, 1599. [link to article] [ARAN]


 3. P. Farràs, F. Teixidor, R. Kivekäs, R. Sillanpää, C. Viñas, B. Grüner, I. Cisarova “Metallacarboranes as Building Blocks for Polyanionic Polyarmed Aryl-Ether Materials”. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 9497. [link to article] [ARAN]


 2. P. Farràs, F. Teixidor, V. Branchadell. “Prediction of pK(a) values of nido-carboranes by density functional theory methods”. Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 7947. [link to article] [ARAN]

1. R. Nuñez, P. Farràs, F. Teixidor, C. Viñas, R. Sillanpää, R. Kivekäs. “First example of a discrete P••I••I••P assembly. The large influence of weak interactions on the 31P-NMR of iodinated phosphorus compounds”. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 1270. [link to article] [ARAN]