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Photochemistry and Spectroscopy Department

Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences



Spectroscopy and Tautomerization Studies of Porphycenes
Waluk, J. Chem. Rev.,  2017, 117, 2447-2480.


Resonance Raman spectroscopy study of protonated porphyrin

Gorski, A; Starukhin, A; Stavrov, S.; Gawinkowski, S.; Waluk, J. Spectrochim. Acta A, 2017, 173,  350–355.


Synthesis and optical properties of some 3,4-(ethylenedioxythiophen-2-yl)-1,2,4-triazine derivatives

Branowska, D.; Olender, E.; Świętochowska, M.; Karczmarzyk, Z.; Wysocki, W.; Cichosz, I.; Woźna, A.; Urbańczyk-Lipkowska, Z.; Kalicki, P.; Gil, M. Tetrahedron, 2017, 73, 411-417.


Spectral manifestation of substitution of out-of plane ligands in metallophtalocyanines

Starukhin, A.; Knyukshto, V.; Gorski, A.; Chernii, V.; Tretyakova, I.; Kijak, M.; Kowalska, P. EPJ Web of Conferences, 2017, 132, 03044.


Wavelength dependence of the efficiency of singlet oxygen generation upon photoexcitation of photosensitizers

Starukhin, A.; Knyukshto, V.; Plavskii, V.; Gorski, A.; Solarski; J. EPJ Web of Conferences, 2017, 132, 02019.


Polymer mat prepared via Forcespinning™ as a SERS platform for immobilization and detection of bacteria from blood plasma

Witkowska, E.; Szymborski, T.; Kamińska, A.; Waluk, J. Mat. Sci. Eng., 2017, 71, 345-350.


Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy introduced into the International Standard Organization (ISO) regulations as an alternative method for detection and identification of pathogens in the food industry

Witkowska, E.; Korsak, D.; Kowalska, A.; Księżopolska-Gocalska, M.; Niedziółka-Jönsson, J.; Roźniecka, E.; Michałowicz, W.; Albrycht, P.; Podrażka, M.; Hołyst, R.; Waluk, J.; Kamińska, A. Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 2017, 409, 1555-1567.


New class of easily-synthesisable and modifiable organic materials for applications in luminescent devices

Jarzembska, K. N.; Kamiński, R.; Durka, K.; Kubsik, M.; Nawara, K.; Witkowska, E.; Wiloch, M.; Luliński, S.; Waluk, J.; Głowacki, I.; Woźniak, K. Dyes and Pigments, 2017,  138, 267-277.


Spectroscopic and Microscopic Studies of Tautomerization in Porphycenes: Condensed Phase, Supersonic Jets, and Single Molecule Studies

Fita, P.; Grill, L.; Listkowski, A.; Piwoński, H.; Gawinkowski, S.; Pszona, M.; Sepioł, J.; Mengesha, E. T.; Kumagai, T.; Waluk, J. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 19, 4921-4937.


Comparative Structural Studies of Four Homologous Thioamidic Unclosed Cryptands: Self-Encapsulation of Lariat Arm, Odd–Even Effects, Anomalously Short S···S Chalcogen Bonding, and More

Dąbrowa, K.; Ceborska, M.; Pawlak, M.; Jurczak, J. Cryst. Growth. Des., 2017, 17, 701-710.


Non-typical fluorescence studies of excited and ground state proton and hydrogen transfer

Gil, M.; Kijak, M.; Piwoński, H.; Herbich, J.; Waluk, J. Methods App. Fluoresc., 2017, 5, 014007.


Electron transfer in silicon-bridged adjacent chromophores: the source for blue-green emission

Bayda, M.; Angulo, G.; Hug,G. L.; Ludwiczak,M.; Karolczak,J.; Koput, J.; Dobkowski, J.; Marciniak, B. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2017, 19, 11404-11415.


Structure and Spectroscopy of C2HNO Isomers

Gronowski, M.; Eluszkiewicz, P.; Custer, T. J. Phys. Chem. A, 2017, 121, 3263–3273.


TD-DFT benchmark: Excited states of atoms and atomic ions
Gronowski, M. Comp. Theor. Chem. 2017, 1108, 50–56.


Structural investigation of the β-cyclodextrin complexes with chiral bicyclic monoterpenes – Influence of the functionality group on the host-guest
Ceborska, M. J. Mol. Struct. 2017, 1145, 204-210.


Plasmon-Mediated Surface Engineering of Silver Nanowires for Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering
Gang Lu, G.;  Yuan, H.;  Su, L.;  Kenens, B.;  Fujita, Y.;  Chamtouri, M.; Pszona, M.;  Fron, E.;  Waluk, J.; Hofkens, J.;  Uji-i, H. J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8, 2774-2779.


Antimicrobial photodynamic therapy by means of porphycene photosensitizers

Masiera, N., Bojarska, A.; Gawryszewska, I.; Sadowy, E.; Hryniewicz, W.; Waluk, J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biology, 2017, 174, 84-89.


SERS-based Immunoassay in a Microfluidic System for the Multiplexed Recognition of Interleukins from Blood Plasma: Towards Picogram Detection

Kamińska, A.; Winkler, K.;Kowalska, A.; Witkowska, E.; Szymborski, T.; Janeczek, A.; Waluk, J. Scientific Reports, 2017, DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-1152-w.


Ultrasensitive SERS immunoassay based on diatom biosilica for detection of interleukins in blood plasma

Kamińska, A.; Sprynskyy, M.; Winkler, K.; Szymborski, T. Anal Bioanal Chem., 2017, doi: 10.1007/s00216-017-0566-5.


Dual Functionality of TiO2/Biochar Hybrid Materials: Photocatalytic Phenol Degradation in the Liquid Phase and Selective Oxidation of Methanol in the Gas Phase

Lisowski, P.; Colmenares, J.C.; Mašek,O.; Lisowski, W.; Lisovytskiy, D,; Kamińska, A.; Łomot, D. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2017, 5, 6274–6287.


Improved Method of Fluorescence Quantum Yield Determination

Nawara, K.; Waluk, J. Anal. Chem., 2017, 89, 8650-8655.


Direct observation of Double Hydrogen Transfer via Quantum Tunneling in a Single Porphycene Molecule on a Ag(110) Surface

Koch, M.; Pagan, M.; Persson, M.; Gawinkowski, S.; Waluk, J.; Kumagai, T. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 12681-12687.


Folate appended cyclodextrins for drug, DNA, and siRNA delivery

Ceborska, M. Eur. J. Pharmaceut. Biopharmaceut. 2017, 120, 133-145.


Structural diversity in the host-guest complexes of the antifolate pemetrexed with native cyclodextrins: gas phase, solution and solid state studies

Ceborska, M.; Zimnicka, M.; Kowalska, A. A.; Dąbrowa, K.; Repeć, M.  Beilstein J. Org. Chem., 2017, 13, 2252-2263.


Temperature dependent steric hindrance effects in triplet state relaxation of meso-phenyl-substituted Pd-octaethylporphyrins

Gorski, A.; Knyukshto, V.; Zenkevich, E.; Starukhin, A.; Kijak, M.; Solarski, J.; Semeikin, A.; Lyubimova, T. J. Photochem. Photobiol. A 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2017.09.002





Single molecule Raman spectra of porphycene isotopologues

Gawinkowski, S.; Pszona, M.; Gorski, A.; Niedziółka-Jönsson, J.;  Kamińska, I.; Nogala, W.; Waluk, J. Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 3337-3349.



Evidence for Dominant Role of Tunneling in Condensed Phases and at High Temperatures: Double Hydrogen Transfer in Porphycenes

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Simulations of fluorescence enhancement and emission profile changes in porphyrin attached to gold-silica core–shell nanoparticles

Kelm, A.; Waluk, J. Methods Appl. Fluoresc. 2016,  4, 014002.


Influence of alkyl substituents in corrphycene on geometry, electronic structure, hydrogen bonding, and tautomerization

Gorski, A.; Leśniewska, B.; Orzanowska, G.;  Waluk, J. J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines, 2016, 20, 367-377.


ABO blood groups antigen-antibody interactions studied by SERS spectroscopy: towards blood typing

Kamińska A.; Kowalska, A.; Albrycht, P. H.; Witkowska, E.; Waluk, J. Anal. Methods, 2016, 8, 1463-1472.


Structure, NMR and Electronic Spectra of [m.n]Paracyclophanes with Varying Bridges Lengths (m, n = 2 – 4)

Demissie, T.B.; Dodziuk, H.; Waluk, J.; Ruud, K.; Pietrzak, M.; Vetokhina, V.; Szymanski, S.; Jaźwiński, J.; Hopf, H. J. Phys. Chem. A, 2016, 120, 724-736.


Direct Observation of Photo-Induced Tautomerization in Single Molecules at a Metal Surface

Böckmann, H.; Liu, S.; Mielke, J.; Gawinkowski, S.; Waluk, J.; Grill, L.; Wolf, M.; Kumagai, T. Nano Lett., 2016, 16, 1034−1041.


Near Infrared Phosphorescent, Non-oxidizable Palladium and Platinum Perfluoro-phthalocyanines

Łapok, Ł.; Obłoza, M.; Gorski, A.; Knyukshto, V.; Raichyonok, T.; Waluk, J.; Nowakowska, M. ChemPhysChem, 2016, 17, 1123-1135.


Highly photoluminescent europium tetraphenylimidodiphosphinate ternary complexes with heteroaromatic co-ligands. Solution and solid state studies

Pietraszkiewicz, M.; Pietraszkiewicz, O.; Karpiuk, J.;  Majka, A.; Dutkiewicz, G.;  Borowiak, T.; Kaczmarek, A. M.;  Van Deun, R. J. Luminescence, 2016, 170, 411-419.


Characterization of folic acid/native cyclodextrins host-guest complexes in solution

Ceborska, M.; Zimnicka, M.;  Wszelaka-Rylik, M.; Troć, A. J. Mol. Struct., 2016, 1109, 114-118.


Structural investigation of the beta-cyclodextrin complexes with linalooland isopinocampheol – Influence of monoterpenes cyclicity on the host–guest stoichiometry

Ceborska, M. Chem. Phys. Lett. 2016, 651, 192-197.


High-efficient SERS-based detection of cerebrospinal fluid neopterin as a diagnostic marker of bacterial infection

Kamińska, A.; Witkowska, E.; Kowalska, A.; Skoczyńska, A.; Gawryszewska, I.; Guziewicz, E.; Snigurenko, D.; Waluk, J. Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 2016, 408, 4319-4327.


Chemosensor for Selective Determination of 2,4,6-Trinitrophenol Using a Custom Designed Imprinted Polymer Recognition Unit Cross-Linked to a Fluorophore Transducer

Huynh, T.-P.;  Wojnarowicz, A.; Kelm, A.; Woznicki, P.; Borowicz, P.; Majka, A.; D’Souza, F.; Kutner, W. ACS Sens., 2016, 1, 636-639.


Rapid detection and identification of bacterial meningitis pathogens in ex vivo clinical samples by SERS method and principal component analysis

Kamińska, A.; Witkowska, E.; Kowalska, A.; Skoczyńska, A.; Ronkiewicz, P.; Szymborski, T.; Waluk, J. Anal. Methods, 2016, 8, 4521-4529.


Force-induced tautomerization in a single molecule

Ladenthin, J. N.; Frederiksen,T.; Persson, M.; Sharp, J. Gawinkowski, S.; Waluk, J.; Kumagai, T. Nature Chem., 2016, 8, 935-940.


Parent, unsubstituted hemiporphycene: synthesis and properties

Ostapko, J.; Nawara, K.; Kijak, M.; Buczyńska, J.; Leśniewska, B.; Pietrzak, M.; Orzanowska, G.; Waluk, J. Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 17311–17320.


Characterization of dimethylsulfoxide/glycerol mixtures: a binary solvent system for the study of “friction-dependent” chemical reactivity

Angulo, G.; Brucka, M.; Gerecke, M.; Grampp, G.; Jeannerat, D.; Milkiewicz, J.; Mitrev, Y.; Radzewicz, C.; Rosspeintner, A.;  Vauthey, E.; Wnuk, P. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016,18, 18460-18469.


Supersonic Jet Spectroscopy and Density Functional Theory Study of Isomeric Diazines: 1,4- and 1,8-Diazatriphenylene. Why Do They Differ So Deeply?
Kijak, M.; Peukert, S.; Mengesha, E.; Sepioł, J.; Gil, M. J.Phys. Chem. A, 2016, 120, 7817–7827.


Calixarenes with naphthalene units: calix[4]naphthalenes and hybrid[4]arenes

Boinski, T.; Cieszkowski, A.; Rosa, B.; Leśniewska, B.; Szumna, A. New J. Chem., 2016, 40, 8892-8896.


Pseudopolymorphs – a variety of self-organization of para-sulphonato-calix[8]arene and phenanthroline in the solid state

Leśniewska, B.; Coleman, A. W.; Tauran, Y.; Perret, F.; Suwińska, K. CrystEngComm, 2016, 18, 8858-8870.


Detection and identification of human fungal pathogens using surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy and principal component analysis

Witkowska, E.; Jagielski, T.; Kaminska, A.; Kowalska, A.; Hryncewicz-Gwóźdź, A.; Waluk, J. Anal. Methods, 2016, 8, 8427-8434.


Density functional exploration of C4H3N isomers

Custer, T.; Szczepaniak, U.; Gronowski, M.; Fabisiewicz, E.; Couturier-Tamburelli, I.; Kołos, R. J. Phys. Chem. A, 2016, 120, 5928-5938.


Infrared and Raman spectroscopy of methylcyanodiacetylene (CH3C5N)

Szczepaniak, U.; Turowski, M.; Custer, T.; Gronowski, M.; Kerisit, N.; Trolez, Y.; Kołos, R. ChemPhysChem, 2016, 17, 3047-3054.


Electronic spectroscopy of methylcyanodiacetylene (CH3C5N)

Turowski, M.; Szczepaniak, U.;  Custer, T.; Gronowski, M.; Kerisit, N.; Trolez, Y.; Kołos, R. ChemPhysChem, 2016, 17, 4068–4078.


Excited electronic structure of methylcyanoacetylene probed by VUV Fourier-transform absorption spectroscopy

Lamarre, N.; Gans,B.; Vieira Mendes, L. A.; Gronowski, M.; Guillemin, J.-C.; De Oliveira, N.; Douin, S.; Chevalier, M.; Crépin, C.; Kołos, R.; Boyé-Péronne, S. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Rad. Transfer, 2016, 182, 286-295 .


Surface-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy introduced to the International Standard Organization (ISO) regulations as a novel and alternative method for detection and identification of pathogens in food industry

Witkowska, E.: Korsak, D.;. Kowalska, A.; Księżopolska-Gocalska, M.; Niedziółka-Jönsson, J.; Roźniecka, E.; Michałowicz, W.; Albrycht, P.; Podrażka, M.; Hołyst, R.; Waluk, J.; Kamińska, A., Anal Bioanal Chem., 2016, DOI: 10.1007/S00216-016-0090-z.


Non-classical effects in proton or hydrogen transfer

Waluk, J., Pure Appl. Chem., 2016, 88, 1063-1071.


A theoretical study on the spectroscopy, structure, and stability of C2H3NS molecules

Gronowski, M.; Turowski, M.; Custer, T.; Kołos, R., Theor Chem Acc., 2016, 135, 222.


An electropolymerized molecularly imprinted polymer for selective carnosine sensing with impedimetric capacity

Wojnarowicz, A.; Sharma, P. S.; Sosnowska, M.; Lisowski, W.; Huynh, T. P.; Pszona, M.; Borowicz, P.; D'Souza, F.; Kutner, W., J. Mater. Chem. B, 2016, 4, 1156-1165.







Spectroscopic Study of Jet-Cooled Deuterated Porphycenes: Unusual Isotopic Effects on Proton Tunneling

 Mengesha, E. T.;  Zehnacker-Rentien, A.; Sepioł, J.; Kijak, M.; Waluk. J. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2015, 119, 2193-2203.


Tautomerism in Porphycenes: Analysis of Rate-Affecting Factors 

Ciąćka, P.; Fita, P.; Listkowski, A.; Kijak, M.; Nonell, S.; Kuzuhara, D.; Yamada, H.; Radzewicz, C.; Waluk, J. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2015,

119, 2292-2301.   


Strongly photoluminescent Eu(III) tetrazole ternary complexes with phosphine oxides as powerful sensitizers

Mal, S.; Pietraszkiewicz, M.; Pietraszkiewicz, O. J. Coord. Chem. 2015, 68, 367-377.


Towards improved precision in the quantification of surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) enhancement factors: a renewed approach

Sivanesan, A.; Adamkiewicz, W.; Kalaivani, G.; Kamińska, A.; Waluk, J.; Hołyst, R.; Izake, E. L. Analyst, 2015, 140, 489-496 .


Solvent-induced Changes in Photophysics and Photostability of Indole-naphthyridines
Golec, B.; Kijak, M.; Vetokhina, V.; Gorski, A.; Thummel, R. P.; Herbich, J.; Waluk, J. J.Phys. Chem. B, 2015, 119, 7283-7293.


Substituent and Solvent Effects on the Excited State Deactivation Channels in Anils and Boranils
Dobkowski, J.; Wnuk, P.; Buczyńska, J.; Pszona, M.; Orzanowska, G.; Frath, D.;  Ulrich, G.;  Massue, J.;  Mosquera-Vazquez, S.; Vauthey, E.; Radzewicz, C.; Ziessel, R.; Waluk.; J. Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 21, 1312-1327.


Solvent-Controlled Excited State Relaxation Path of 4-Acetyl-4′-(dimethylamino)biphenyl
Dobkowski, J.; Kijak, M.; Sazanovich, V.; Waluk, J. J. Phys. Chem. B. 2015, 119, 7294-7307.


Detection of Hepatitis B virus antigen from human blood: SERS immunoassay in a microfluidic system
Kamińska, A.; Witkowska, E.; Winkler, K.; Dzięcielewski, I.; Weyher, J.; Waluk, J. Biosensors and Bioelectronics 2015, 66, 461-467.


Novel highly sensitive Cu-based SERS platforms for biosensing applications
Kowalska, A.A.; Kaminska, A.; Adamkiewicz, W.; Witkowska, E.; Tkacz, M. J. Raman Spectrosc. 2015, 46, 428-433.


Quantum Chemical Study on HKrC5N, HXeC5N, and Related Rare Gas Compounds
Gronowski, M.; Turowski, M.; Kołos, R. J. Phys. Chem. A 2015, 119, 2672−2682.

Formation and Spectroscopy of Dicyanotriacetylene (NC8N) in Solid Kr
Turowski, M.; Crépin, C. ; Douin, S.; Kołos R.  J. Phys. Chem. A 2015, 119, 2701−2708.


An ab initio study of structure, stability, and spectroscopy of 5-atomic [C, C, H, N, S] isomers

 Gronowski, M.; Kołos, R. J. Mol. Struct. 2015, 1090, 76-85.


Cavity Ring Down Spectroscopy Measurements for High Overtone Vibrational Bands of HC3N

Douin, S.; Gronowski, M.; Lamarre, N.; Phung, V.-T.; Boyé-Péronne, S.; Crépin, C.; Kołos;  J. Phys. Chem. A 2015, 119, 9494-9505.


Tailored gold nanostructure arrays as catalysts for oxygen reduction in alkaline media and single molecule SERS platform

Nogala, W.; Kannan, P.; Gawinkowski, S.; Jönsson-Niedziolka, M.; Kominiak, M.; Waluk. J.; Opallo, M., Nanoscale 2015, 7, 10767-10774.


ZnO oxide films for ultrasensitive, rapid, and label-free detection of neopterin by surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy

Kamińska, A.; Kowalska, A. A.;  Snigurenko, D.;  Guziewicz, E.; Lewiński, J.; Waluk, J. Analyst 2015, 140, 5090-5098.



Hot Carrier-Induced Tautomerization within a Single Porphycene Molecule on Cu(111)

Ladenthin, J. N. ;Grill, L.; Gawinkowski, S.; Liu, S.; Waluk, J.; Kumagai, T. ACS Nano 2015, 9, 7287-7295.


In Search for the Best Environment for Single Molecule Studies: Photostability of Single Terrylenediimide Molecules in Various Polymer Matrices

Piwoński, H.; Sokołowski, A.; Waluk, J. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2015, 6, 2477−2482.


Excited State Intramolecular Proton Transfer of2,5-bis(5-ethyl-2-benzoxazolyl)-hydroquinone and itsOH/OD-isotopomers studied in supersonic jets

Peukert, S.; Gil, M.; Kijak, M.; Sepioł, J. Chem. Phys. Lett., 2015, 641, 153-157.







Controlling intramolecular hydrogen transfer in a porphycene molecule with single atoms or molecules located nearby

Kumagai, T.; Hanke, F.; Gawinkowski, S.; Sharp, J.; Kotsis, K.; Waluk, J.; Persson, M.; Grill., L. Nature Chem., 2014, 6, 41-46.


Studies of Photoinduced NH Tautomerism by Stationary and Time-Resolved Fluorescence Techniques

Kyrychenko, A.; Herbich, J.; Waluk, J. In Tautomerism: Methods and Theories, edited by Antonov, L.: Wiley-VCH, 2014, 49-78.


Raman Spectra of Solid Aminoacids: Spectral Correlation Analysis as the First Step Towards Identification by Raman Spectroscopy

Roliński, T.; Gawinkowski, S.; Kamińska, A.; Waluk, J. In Optical Spectroscopy and Computational Methods in Biology and Medicine, edited by Barańska, M. Dordrecht: Springer Science+Business Media, 2014.


Nanostructured silver–gold bimetallic SERS substrates for selective identification of bacteria in human blood

Sivanesan, A.; Witkowska, E.; Adamkiewicz, W.;  Dziewit, Ł.; Kamińska, A.; Waluk, J. Analyst, 2014, 139, 1037-1043.


Structure, Electronic States, and Anion-Binding Properties of Cyclo[4]naphthobipyrroles

Kowalska, P.; Gawinkowski, S.; Sarma, T.; Panda, P. K.; Waluk, J. J.Phys.Chem. A, 2014, 118, 1038-1046.


Enhancing fluorescence by using pluronic block copolymers as carriers of monomeric porphycenes

Masiera, N.; Buczyńska, J.; Orzanowska, G.; Piwoński, H.; Waluk, J. Methods Appl. Fluoresc. 2014, 2, 024003.


Resonance Raman and FTIR spectra of Mg-porphyrazines 

Gorski, A.; Gawinkowski, S.; Starukhin, A.; Gladkov, L.; Chizhova, N.; Mamardashvili, N.; Scheblykin, I.; Waluk, J. J. Mol. Struct. 2014, 1058, 197-204.


Fullerene-driven encapsulation of a luminescent Eu(III) complex in carbon nanotubes

Maggini, L.; Emese Füstös, M.; Chamberlain, T.W.; Cebrián, C.; Natali, M.; Pietraszkiewicz, M.; Pietraszkiewicz, O.; Székely, E.; Kamarás, K.; De Cola, L.; Khlobystov, A.N.;  Bonifazi, D. Nanoscale, 2014 , 6, 2887-2894.




A Simple Route to Alloyed Quaternary Nanocrystals Ag−In−Zn−S with Shape and Size Control

Gabka, G.;  Bujak, P.; Giedyk, K.; Ostrowski, A.; Malinowska, K.; Herbich, J.; Golec, B.; Wielgus, I.; Pron, A. Inorg. Chem, 2014, 53, 5002-5012.


Arresting consecutive steps of a photochromic reaction: studies of beta-thioxoketones combining laser photolysis with NMR detection

Pietrzak, M.; Dobkowski, J.; Gorski, A.; Gawinkowski, S.; Kijak, M.; Luboradzki, R.;  Hansen, P.E.; Waluk, J. Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys., 2014, 16, 9128-9137.


New algorithm for identification of components in a mixture: application to Raman spectra of solid amino acids

Gawinkowski, S.; Kaminska, A.; Roliński, T.; Waluk J. Analyst, 2014, 139, 5755-5764.



Synthesis, spectroscopy, and photophysics of porphyrins attached to gold nanoparticles via one or two linkers

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Bimolecular Photoinduced Electron Transfer Beyond the Diffusion Limit: The Rehm–Weller Experiment Revisited with Femtosecond Time Resolution

Rosspeintner, A.; Angulo, G.; Vauthey, E.  J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 2026–2032.


Electrospun polymer mat as a SERS platform for the immobilization and detection of bacteria from fluids

Szymborski, T.; Witkowska, E.; Adamkiewicz, W.; Waluk, J.; Kamińska, A. Analyst, 2014,139, 5061-5064.


From ultrafast events to equilibrium – uncovering the unusual dynamics of ESIPT reaction:

the case of dually fluorescent diethyl-2,5-(dibenzoxazolyl)-hydroquinone

Wnuk, P.; Burdziński, G.; Sliwa, M.; Kijak, M.; Grabowska, A.; Sepioł, J.; Kubicki, J. Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys., 2014, 16, 2542-2552.


Indanthrone dye revisited after sixty years Kotwica, K.; Bujak, P.; Wamil, D.; Materna, M.; Skorka, L.; Gunka, P. A.; Nowakowski, R.; Golec, B.; Luszczynska, B.; Zagorska, M.; Pron, A. Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 11543-11546.


Michael Kasha: From Photochemistry and Flowers to Spectroscopy and Music

Demchenko, A. P.; Heldt, J.; Waluk, J.; Chou, P.-T.; Sengupta, P. K.; Brizhik, L.; del Valle, J. C. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 14316-14324.  


Synthesis and spectroscopy of cyanotriacetylene (HC7N) in solid argon

Couturier-Tamburelli, I.; Piétri, N.; Crépin, C.; Turowski, M.; Guillemin, J.-C.; Kołos, R. J. Chem. Phys., 2014, 140, 044329.


A Theoretical Study on the Interstellar Synthesis of H2NCS+ and HNCSH+ Cations

Gronowski, M.; Kołos, R. Astrophys. J, 2014, 792:89.


All wurzite (In,Ga)As-(Ga,Mn)As Core–Shell Nanowires Grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy 

Šiušys, A.; Sadowski, J.; Sawicki, M.; Kret, S.; Wojciechowski, T.; Gas, K.; Szuszkiewicz, W.; Kamińska, A.; Story, T. Nanoletters, 2014, 14, 4263-4272.


Photoluminescent Tetrazolate-based Eu(III) Complexes: An Outstanding Impact of Aromatic Phosphine Oxide Co-ligands on the Photoluminescence Quantum Yields

Pietraszkiewicz, M.; Mal, S.; Pietraszkiewicz O.; Gorski K.; Chelwani N. Z. Naturforsch. B. 2014, 69, 239-247.






Thermally and vibrationally induced tautomerization of single porphycene molecules on a Cu(110) surface 

Kumagai, T.; Hanke, F.; Gawinkowski, S.; Sharp, J.; Kotsis, K.; Waluk, J.; Persson, M.; Grill., L. Phys. Rev. Lett. 2013, 111, 246101-246105.


Arresting Tautomerization in a Single Molecule by the Surrounding Polymer: 2,7,12,17-Tetraphenyl Porphycene

Piwoński, H.; Sokołowski, A.; Kijak, M.; Nonell, S.; Waluk, J.  J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2013, 4, 3967−3971.


Double hydrogen transfer in low symmetry porphycenes

Fita, P.; Ciąćka, P.; Czerski, I.; Pietraszkiewicz, M.; Radzewicz, C.; Waluk, J. Z. Phys. Chem. 2013, 227, 1009-1020.


Vibrations of porphycene in the S0 and S1 electronic states: Single vibronic level dispersed fluorescence study in a supersonic jet

Mengesha, E. T.; Sepiol, J.; Borowicz, P.; Waluk, J. J. Chem. Phys. 2013, 138, 174201.


Spectroscopy and Photophysics of Bifunctional Proton Donor-Acceptor Indole Derivatives

Vetokhina, V.; Kijak, M.; Lipinska, T. M.; Thummel, R. P.; Sepiol, J.; Waluk, J.; Herbich, J. J Phys Chem A 2013, 117, 4898−4906.


7-Hydroxyquinoline-8-carbaldehydes. 1. Ground- and Excited-State Long-Range Prototropic Tautomerization

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Detection of DNA Mutations Using Novel SERS (Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy) Diagnostic Platform.

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