Research Interest. Application of coordination chemistry in chiral recognition, supra-molecular assembly, metal ion assisted organic reaction and metal removal from waste water


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Publications

Coordination Chemistry

  • Synthesis of a Self-Assembled Molecular Capsule that Traps Pyridine Molecules by a Combination of Hydrogen Bonding and Copper(II) Coordination, Md. Akhtarul Alam, Munirathinam Nethaji, and Manabendra Ray, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 1940.
  • Enantiopure One-dimentional Helical Channels Assembled from Hydroxo-bridged Binuclear Iron(III) Complex and Its Iodine Adduct, Md. Akhtarul Alam, Munirathinum Nethaji, and Manabendra Ray Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 1302.
  • Rationalizing the effects of amino acid side chain, pyridine and imidazole on the assembly and reversible disassembly of a octanuclear Cu(II) complex, Md. Akhtarul Alam, Rik Rani Koner, Amrita Das, and Manabendra Ray, Crystal Growth & Design, 2007, 7, 1818.
  • Ferrocene substitution in amino acid strengthens the axial binding in Cu(II) complexes and separates the hydrophobic and hydrophilic region in the Crystals, Subash Chandra Sahoo and Manabendra Ray Dalton Trans. 2007, 5148.
  • CuII-Mediated Synthesis of a New Fluorescent Pyrido[1,2-a]quinoxalin-11-ium Derivative, Rik Rani Koner and Manabendra Ray, Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 9122.
  • Formation of a narrow chiral cavity in bis-copper(II) complexes of ferrocenylmethyl-L-tyrosine and its interaction with achiral guests, Subash Chandra Sahoo and Manabendra Ray Dalton Trans. 2009, 3230.
  • Sodium and Potassium ion directed self-assembled multinuclear assembly of divalent nickel or copper and L-leucine derived ligand, Mrigendra Dubey, Rik Rani Koner and Manabendra Ray, Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 9294.
  • Three Point Chiral Recognition and Resolution of Amino Alcohols Through Well-Defined Interaction Inside a Metallocavity, Subash C. Sahoo, Manabendra Ray, Chemistry A European Journal, 2010, 16, 5004.
  • Effect of metal coordination and intra-molecular H-bond on the acidity of phenolic proton in a set of structurally characterized octahedral Ni(II) complexes of L-histidine derivative, Subash Chandra Sahoo, Mrigendra Dubey, Md. Akhtarul Alam and Manabendra Ray, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2010, 363, 3055. Invited
  • Tuning one dimensional chiral channel interior in mixed ligand Cu(II) complexes of L-histidine derivative and substituted pyridine, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2011, 372, 363. Invited
  • Retention of Cs–Cl bond induces coordination polymer formation over trinuclear chiral assembly of copper(II) complexes of L-leucine derived ligand, Mrigendra Dubey and Manabendra Ray Cryst. Eng. Comm. 2013, 15, 9648.
  • Characterization of a meso-chiral isomer of a hexanuclear Cu(II) cage from racemization of L-alanine Schiff base, C. M. Rajesh & Manabendra Ray, 2014, Dalton Transaction, 2014, 43, 12952.
  • Chiral recognition and partial resolution of 1-Phenylethylamine through non-covalent interactions using binuclear Ni(II) complex as host, Chandani Rani Das, Subash K. Sahoo, and Manabendra Ray, Crystal Growth & Design, 2014, 14, 3958. (Featured in most read article in one month list)

Environmental Chemistry (Collaboration with Saswati Chakraborty)
  • Hexavalent chromium removal from wastewater using aniline formaldehyde condensate coated silica gel, P. Albino Kumar, Manabendra Ray and Saswati Chakraborty Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2007, 143, 24.
  • Uptake and desorption of copper ion using functionalized polymer coated silica gel in aqueous environment, G. P. Kumar, P. Albino Kumar, Saswati Chakraborty and Manabendra Ray Separation and Purification Technology, 2007, 57, 47.
  • Removal and recovery of chromium from wastewater using short chain polyaniline synthesized on jute fiber, P. Albino Kumar, Saswati Chakraborty and Manabendra Ray, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2008, 141, 130.
  • Synthesis of morphologically different, metal absorbing aniline-formaldehyde polymers including micron-sized sphere using simple alcohols as morphology modifier, Rik Rani Koner, Potsangbam Albino Kumar, Saswati Chakraborty, Manabendra Ray, Journal of Applied polymer Science, 2008, 1158.
  • Adsorption behaviour of trivalent chromium on amine-based polymer aniline formaldehyde condensate, Potsangbam Albino Kumar, Manabendra Ray and Saswati Chakraborty, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2009, 149, 340.

Previously (Coordination Chemistry)
  • Role of Carboxylate Bridges in Modulating Nonheme Diiron(II)/O2 Reactivity, M. Costas, C. W. Cady, S. V. Kryatov, M. Ray, M. J. Ryan, E. V. Rybak-Akimova, and L. Que, Jr., Inorg. Chem., 2003, 42, 7519.
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Pyridine amide Cation Radical complexes of iron: Stabilization Due to Coordination with Low-spin Iron(III) Center, A. K. Patra, M. Ray, M. and R. N. Mukherjee, Inorg. Chem. 2000, 39, 652.
  • Magneto-structural studies of mnohydroxo-bridged dicopper(II) complexes....bridge angle on antiferromagnetic coupling, A. K. Patra, M. Ray, and R. N. Mukherjee, Polyhedron 2000, 19, 1423.
  • Synthesis, crystal structure and properties of trigonal bipyramidal [M(L5)2(H2O)]H2O complexes [M = cobalt(II) (S = 3/2) or copper(II) (S = 1/2); HL5 = N-(2-chloro-6-methylphenyl)pyridine-2-carboxamide], A. K. Patra, M. Ray, and R. N. Mukherjee, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 1999, 2461.
  • Structure and Magnetic Properties of Trigonal Bipyramidal {Fe-NO}7 Complexes, M. Ray, A. Golombek, M. P. Hendrich, G. P. A. Yap, A. L. Rheingold, A. S. Borovik, Inorg. Chem. 1999, 38, 3110 .
  • Structure and Physical Properties of Trigonal Monopyramidal Iron(II), Cobalt(II), Nickel(II) and Zinc(II) Complexes, M. Ray, B. Hammes, G. P. A. Yap, A. L. Rheingold, A. S. Borovik, Inorg. Chem. 1998, 37, 1527.
  • Highly Stabilized Low spin Iron(III) and Cobalt(III) Complexes of a Tridentate BisAmide Ligand 2,6-Bis[N-phenyl carbamoyl]pyridine. Novel NonMacrocyclic Tetraamido N Coordination and Two Unusually Short Metal Pyridine Bonds, M. Ray, D. Ghosh, Z. Shirin, and R. N. Mukherjee, Inorg. Chem. 1997, 36, 3568.
  • Synthesis and Structure of a Trigonal Monopyramidal Fe(II) Complex and its Paramagnetic Carbon Monoxide Derivative, M. Ray, A. Petroff, M. P. Hendrich, V. G. Young, Jr., A. S. Borovik J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1996, 118, 6084.
  • Synthesis and Characterization of a Trigonal Monopyramidal Nickel(II) Complex, M. Ray, G. P. A. Yap, A. L. Rheingold, A. S. Borovik, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1995, 1777.
  • Control of the Stereochemistry of four Coordinate Copper(II) Crystal Structure, Spectral and Redox Properties, M. Ray, R. N. Mukherjee, J. F. Richardson, M. S. Mashuta, R. M. Buchanan, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 1994, 965.
  • Spin state regulation of Iron(III) Centre by Axial Ligands with Tetradentate Bis(picolinamide) In-plane Ligands, M. Ray, R. N. Mukherjee, J. F. Richardson, R. M. Buchanan, J. Chem. Soc.,Dalton.Trans. 1993, 2451.
  • Triply Bridged Diruthenium Complexes ... Synthesis, Spectra, and Electrochemistry, N. Gupta, S. Mukerjee, S. Mahapatra, M. Ray, R. N. Mukherjee, Inorg. Chem. 1992 , 31, 139.
  • Cobalt (III) Complexes using In plane Tetradentate Pyridinecarboxamide Ligands and Two Monodentate Axial Ligands: Spectroelectrochemical Correlation, M. Ray, R. N. Mukherjee, Polyhedron 1992, 2929.
  • Manganese (III) Complexes of 1,2Bis(2-pyridinecarboxamido)benzene: Synthesis, Spectra, and Electrochemistry, M. Ray, S. Mukerjee, R. N. Mukherjee, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 1990 , 3635.

Conference papers (Environmental Chemistry)

  • Potsangbam Albino Kumar, Saswati Chakraborty, Manabendra Ray, “Assessment Of Resinous And Non Resinous Amine Based Polymers Towards Removal And Recovery Of Toxic Hexavalent Chromium Ions From Wastewater”, International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Environment, 29th- 30th October 2010, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
  • Potsangbam Albino Kumar, Saswati Chakraborty, Manabendra Ray, “Comparison between amine base polymer aniline formaldehyde condensate and polyaniline on removal of toxic hexavalent chromium”, ENVIROENERGY 2009: International Conference on Energy and Environment, Taj Chandigarh, Chandigarh INDIA, March 19 - 21, 2009.
  • Potsangbam Albino Kumar, G. Pramod Kumar, Saswati Chakraborty, Manabendra Ray, “Removal of heavy metals by aniline formaldehyde condensate: Mechanisms and competitions between metal ions”, International Congress of Environmental Research, 18th – 20th December, 2008, BITS – Pilani, Goa Campus, Goa, India.
  • Jonali Saikia, P. Albino Kumar, Saswati Chakraborty and Manabendra Ray, Poster presentation on “Comparison Of Lead Ions Removal By Aniline Formaldehyde Condensate Coated On Silica Gel, Sand And Egg Shell”, National Conference on Frontiers in Chemical Engineering, NCFCE-2007, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Chemical Engineering Department, 12th - 14th December, 2007.
  • Potsangbam Albino Kumar, S. Chakraborty, M. Ray, “Potentials Of Waste Biomaterials To Remove, Reduce And Recover Hexavalent Chromium From Aqueous Solution”, National Conference on Frontiers in Chemical Engineering, NCFCE-2007, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Chemical Engineering Department, 12th - 14th December, 2007.
  • Potsangbam Albino Kumar, S. Chakraborty, M. Ray, “Adsorption of cationic and anionic metal ions: Versatility of functionalized polymer”, Indian Association for Environmental Management, November 30th – 2nd December 2007, Ankleshwar, Gujarat.
  • Potsangbam Albino Kumar, S. Chakraborty, M. Ray, “Effect of solution pH and kinetics on removal of trivalent chromium by aniline formaldehyde condensate coated silica gel” 2nd International symposium on environment August 2-3, 2007, Athens, Greece.

Book Chapter (Environmental Chemistry)

  • Potsangbam Albino Kumar, Saswati Chakraborty, Manabendra Ray, “Effect of Solution pH and Kinetics on Removal of Trivalent Chromium by Aniline Formaldehyde Condensate Coated Silica Gel”, A contributed chapter in Environmental Awareness and Management, Edited by Michael Theophanides & Theophile Theophanides, Published by ATINER in 2008, ISBN: 978-960-6672-39-2.