Max Mörtel

Max Mörtel, M. Sc.

PhD student

University Erlangen-Nürnberg
Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy

Room: Room A00.42, A00.46
Egerlandstraße 1
91058 Erlangen

Curriculum Vitae

2017: Master’s Thesis, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, with Prof. Marat Khusniyarov
Thesis: “Synthesis, properties and switchability of a novel diarylethene-based ligand and its spin-crossover iron(II) complex”

Since 10/2017: PhD student at FAU
Topic: “Spin-crossover and valence tautomeric molecular switches”


One-way photoisomerization of ligands for permanent switching of metal complexes.
A. G. Lvov, M. Mörtel, F. W. Heinemann, M. M. Khusniyarov,*
J. Mater. Chem. C  20219, 4757–4763. link

A valence tautomeric cobalt–dioxolene complex with an anchoring group for prospective chemical grafting to metal oxides.
M. Mörtel, M. Seller, F. W. Heinemann, M. M. Khusniyarov,*
Dalton Trans. 2020, 49, 17532–17536. link

Phenanthroline-Based Molecular Switches for Prospective Chemical Grafting: A Synthetic Strategy and Its Application to Spin-Crossover Complexes.
M. Mörtel, T. Lindner, A. Scheurer, F. W. Heinemann, M. M. Khusniyarov,
Inorg. Chem. 2020, 59, 2659–2666. link

Photochromic diarylethene ligands featuring 2-(imidazol-2-yl)pyridine coordination site and their iron(II) complexes.
A. G. Lvov, M. Mörtel, A. V. Yadykov, F. W. Heinemann, V. Z. Shirinian, M. M. Khusniyarov
Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2019, 15, 2428–2437. link

Kinetic Control of Interpenetration in Fe-Biphenyl-4,4′-Dicarboxylate Metal-Organic Frameworks by Coordination and Oxidation Modulation.
D. J. Bara, C. Wilson, M. Mörtel, M. M. Khusniyarov, S. Ling, B. Slater, S. Sproules, R. S. Forgan,
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 8346–8357. link

Europium and ytterbium complexes with o-iminoquinonato ligands: synthesis, structure, and magnetic behavior.
S. V. Klementyeva, A. N. Lukoyanov, M. Y. Afonin, M. Mörtel, A. I. Smolentsev, P. A. Abramov, A. A. Starikova, M. M. Khusniyarov, S. N. Konchenko,
Dalton Trans. 2019, 48, 3338–3348. link

Dinuclear Iron(III) and Cobalt(III) Complexes Featuring a Biradical Bridge: Their Molecular Structures and Magnetic, Spectroscopic, and Redox Properties.
D. Mondal, M. C. Majee, S. Kundu, M. Mörtel, G. Abbas, A. Endo, M. M. Khusniyarov, M. Chaudhury,
Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 1004–1016. link

Synthesis, Characterization and Properties of Iron(II) Spin-Crossover Molecular Photoswitches Functioning at Room Temperature.
M. Mörtel, A. Witt, F. W. Heinemann, S. Bochmann, J. Bachmann, M. M. Khusniyarov,
Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56, 13174–13186. link