Khanna Group
Prof. Khanna

The Group

7. Ligand Effect on the Electronic Structure of Cobalt Sulfide Clusters: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study.
G. Liu, V. Chauhan, A. Aydt, S. Ciborowski, A. Pinkard, Z. Zhu, X. Roy, S.N. Khanna, K.H. Bowen  J. Phys. Chem. C Just Accepted (2019).
6. Al Valence Controls the Coordination and Stability of Cationic Aluminum–Oxygen Clusters in Reactions of Aln+ with Oxygen.
A. Armstrong, H. Zhang, A.C Reber, Y. Jia, H. Wu, Z. Luo, S.N. Khanna.  J. Phys. Chem. A  123, 7463-7469 (2019).
5. Multiple Valence Aluminum and the Electronic and Geometric Structure of AlnOm Clusters.
A. Armstrong, A.C. Reber, and S.N. Khanna.  J. Phys. Chem. A 123, 5114-5121 (2019).
4. Transforming Redox Properties of Clusters using Phosphine Ligands.
A.C. Reber, D. Bista, V. Chauhan, and S.N. Khanna.  J. Phys. Chem. C 123, 8983-8989 (2019).
3. Magnetic behaviour of assemblies of interacting cobalt-carbide nanoparticles.
P. Sutradhar, S.N. Khanna, and J. Atulasimha.  J. Magnet. and Magnet. Part. 469, 128-132 (2019).
2. The structure and stability of CrnTem (1≤n≤6, 1≤m≤8) clusters.
S. Prabha, A.C. Reber, S.N. Khanna.  Chemical Physics Letters 720, 76-82  (2019).
1. Tuning the Electronic Properties of Hexanuclear Cobalt Sulfide Superatoms via Ligand Substitution.
G. Liu, A. Pinkard, S.M. Ciborowski, V. Chauhan, Z. Zhu, A.P. Aydt, S.N. Khanna, X. Roy, and K.H. Bowen.  Chemical Science, 10 1760-1766 (2019).
9. The effect of chalcogen and metal on the electronic properties and stability of metal–chalcogenides clusters, TM6Xn(PH3)6
(TM = Mo, Cr, Re, Co, Ni; X = Se, Te; n = 8, 5).

A.C. Reber, and S.N. Khanna.  Eur. Phys. J. D, 72, 199 (2018).
8. Donor/Acceptor Concepts for Developing Efficient Suzuki Cross-Coupling Catalysts Using
Graphene Supported Ni, Cu, Fe, Pd, and Bimetallic Pd-Ni Clusters.

Y. Yang, A.C. Reber, S.E. Gilliland, C.E. Castano, B.F. Gupton, S.N. Khanna.  J. Phys. Chem. C, 122 25396–25403 (2018).

7 Laser synthesized nanoparticle alloys of metals with bulk miscibility gaps.
K.A. Kane, A.C. Reber, S.N. Khanna, and M.F. Bertino.  Progress in Natural Science: Materials International, 28, 456-463 (2018).
6. Co6Se8(PEt3)6 superatoms as tunable chemical dopants for two-dimensional semiconductors.
A.C. Reber, and S.N. Khanna.  npj Computational Material 4, 33 (2018).
5. Preparation of Gas Phase Naked Silver Cluster Cations Outside the Mass Spectrometer from Ligand Protected Clusters in Solution.
M. Jash,  A.C. Reber,  A. Ghosh,  D. Sarkar,  M. Bodiuzzaman,  P. Basuri,  A. Baksi, S.N. Khanna  and  T. Pradeep. Nanoscale 10, 15714-15722 (2018).
4. Strong Effect of Organic Ligands on the Electronic Structure of Metal-Chalcogenide Clusters.
V. Chauhan, and S.N. Khanna.  J. Phys. Chem A 122, 6014-6020 (2018).
3. Strong lowering of ionization energy of metallic clusters by organic ligands without changing shell filling.
V. Chauhan, A.C. Reber,  and S.N. Khanna.  Nature Communications 9, 2357 (2018).
2. Electronic and Magnetic Properties of Fe2Sin (1≤n≤12)+/0/- clusters.
D. Bista, A.C. Reber, V. Chauhan,  and S.N. Khanna.  Chemical Physics Letters, 706, 113-119 (2018).
1. More than Just a Support: Graphene as a solid-state ligand for palladium catalyzed cross-coupling reactions.
Y. Yang, A.C. Reber, S.E. Gilliland III, C.E. Castano, B.F. Gupton, and S.N. Khanna.  Journal of Catalysis 360, 20-25 (2018).
11. Superatomic Solids: Intercalation without Altercation.
S.N. Khanna, and A.C. Reber.  Nature Chemistry 9, 1151-1152 (2017).
10. CO Ligands Stabilize Metal Chalcogenide Co6Se8 Clusters via Demagnetization.
V. Chauhan, A.C. Reber, and S.N. Khanna.  PCCP, Online Only (2017).
9. The Effect of Embedding Platinum Clusters in Alumina on Sintering, Coking, and Activity.
 A.C. Reber, and S.N. Khanna.  J. Phys. Chem C 121, 21527-21534 (2017).
8. The Complete Ag4M2(DMSA)4 (M = Ni, Pd, Pt, DMSA = Dimercaptosuccinic Acid) Cluster Series:
Optical Properties, Stability, and Structural Characterization.
S.R. Biltek,  A.C. Reber, S.N. Khanna, and A. Sen.  J. Phys. Chem A 121, 5324-5331 (2017).
7. Ionic and Metallic Bonding in AlnNam and AlnMgm (3<n+m<15 ) clusters.
C.J. Grover,  A.C. Reber, and S.N. Khanna.  J. Chem. Phys. 146, 224301 (2017).
6. Evolution of the Spin Magnetic Moments and Atomic Valence of Vanadium in VCux+, VAgx+, and VAux+ Clusters (x = 3 - 14).
W.H. Blades, A.C. Reber, S.N. Khanna, L. Lopez-Sosa, P. Calaminici, A. Koester.  J. Phys. Chem. A. 121, 2990-2990 (2017).
5. Superatoms: Electronic and Geometric Effects on Reactivity.
 A.C. Reber and S.N. Khanna.  Acc. Chem. Res. 50, 255-263 (2017).
4. Metal Chalcogenide Clusters with Closed Electronic Shells and the Electronic Properties of Alkalis and Halogens.
V. Chauhan, A.C. Reber, and S.N. Khanna.  J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 139, 1871-1877 (2017).
3. Symmetry and magnetism in Ni9Te6 clusters ligated by CO or phosphine ligands.
A.C. Reber, V. Chauhan, and S.N. Khanna.  J. Chem. Phys. 146, 024302 (2017).
2. Magnetic Behavior of Superatomic-Fullerene Assemblies.
P. Sutradhar, V. Chauhan, S.N. Khanna, and J. Atulasimha.  PCCP, 19, 996-1002  (2017).
1. The Effect of Substituted Benzene Dicarboxylic Acid linkers on the Optical Band Gap Energy and Magnetic Coupling in Manganese
Trimer Metal Organic Frameworks.
S. Mandal, K.S. Asha, A.C. Reber, N. Ahmed, R.C. Nath, and S.N Khanna.  J. Mater. Chem. C 5, 539-548 (2017).
8. Reactivity of Metal Clusters.
 Z. Luo, A.W. Castleman Jr., and S.N Khanna.  Chem. Rev. 116, 14456-14492 (2016).
7. A Fundamental Analysis of Enhanced Cross–Coupling Catalytic Activity for Palladium Clusters on Graphene Supports.
Y. Yang, C.E. Castano, F. Gupton, A.C. Reber, S.N. Khanna.  Nanoscale, ASAP (2016).
6. Transforming Ni9Te6 from Electron Donor to Acceptor via Ligand Exchange.
V. Chauhan, A.C. Reber, S.N. Khanna.  J. Phys. Chem. A, 120, 6644-6649 (2016)
5. Effect of location and filling of d-states on methane activation in single site Fe-based catalysts.
S. Sahoo, A.C. Reber, S.N. Khanna.  Chem.  Phys. Lett., 660, 48-54 (2016)
4. What Determines if a Ligand Activates or Passivates a Superatom Cluster?
  A.C. Reber, S.N. Khanna, F.S. Roberts, S.L. Anderson. J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 2126-2138 (2016).
10. Conceptual Basis for Understanding C–C Bond Activation in Ethane by Second Row Transition Metal Carbides.
  S. Sahoo, A.C. Reber,S.N Khanna. J. Phys. Chem. A 119, 12855-12861 (2015).

9. Atom precise platinum–thiol crowns.
  A. George, KS Asha, A.C. Reber, S.R. Biltek, A.F. Pedicini, A. Sen, S.N Khanna, S. Mandal.. Nanoscale 7, 19448-19452 (2015).

8. Controlling the magnetic anisotropy of Ni cluster supported on graphene flakes with topological defects.
  S. Sahoo, SN Khanna, P. Engel. App. Phys. Lett. 107,
043102 (2015).
7. Geometry controls the stability of FeSi14.
  V. Chauhan, MB Abreu, AC Reber, SN Khanna. PCCP 17,
15718-15724 (2015).
6. Making sense of the conflicting magic numbers in WSin clusters.