Accredited at “A++” grade (highest level as per modified criteria notified on 27.07.2017) by NAAC and Conferred “University with Potential for Excellence” status by UGC


Department :  Chemistry

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Name:Dr Ritu Bala
Areas of Interest / SpecializationAnion Receptor Chemistry, Supramolecular Chemistry, Nanochemistry
e Mail:rituhatta@yahoo.com
Best Ten Publications:1. First X-ray structure of hexaamminecobalt(III) salt with complex fluoroanion: Synthesis and characterization of [Co(NH3)6]X.SiF6.nH2O, where X = Cl, Br, I and NO3 and crystal structure of [Co(NH3)6]Cl.SiF6.2H2O, R. P. Sharma, R. Bala, R. Sharma, U. Rychlewska, B. Warzajtis, J.Fluor. Chem. 2005, 126, 967-975. 2. Cationic cobaltammines as anion receptors: Synthesis and characterization of [Co(NH3)6](4-np)3.4H2O, [Co(NH3)6](2,4-dnp)3 and [Co(NH3)6](2,4,6-tnp)3 (where np=nitrophenolate, dnp=dinitrophenolate, tnp, trinitrophenolate), single crystal X-ray structure and packing of [Co(NH3)6](4-np)3.4H2O, R. P. Sharma, , R. Bala, R. Sharma and P. Venugopalan J. Mol. Struct., 2005, 752, 170-177 3. Binding of Inorganic Oxo-anions to Cationic Cobaltammine: Synthesis, characterization, X-ray structures determination and DFT calculations of [Co(NH3)6]Cl2(ClO3), [Co(NH3)6]Br2(ClO3) and [Co(NH3)6]Cl2(IO3).H2O, R. P. Sharma, R. Bala, R. Sharma and V. Ferretti,Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2005, 358, 3457. 4. Rings and rectangles mediated through weak interactions in ionic solids: Synthesis and packing analysis of [Co(NH3)6]Cl2SeCN and [Co(NH3)6]3Cl4(N3)5 in the crystalline state, R. P. Sharma, R. Bala, R. Sharma, P. Venugopalan, CrystEngComm, 2006, 8, 215-221. 5. A new anion, [Hg2(SCN)7]3-: First synthesis, spectroscopic characterization and X-ray structure determination of [Co(NH3)6][Hg2(SCN)7 ], R. Bala, R. P. Sharma, R. Sharma, B.M. Kariuki, Inorg. Chem. Commun., 2006, 9, 852-855. 6. The first complex of azidopentaamminecobalt(III) containing organic anion: synthesis, characterization and X-ray structure determination of azidopentaamminecobalt(III) p-nitrobenzoate dihydrate, R. Bala, N. Kaur, J. Kim, J. Mol. Struct., 2011, 1003, 47-51 7. A new binuclear Cr(III) citrate anion: Synthesis, characterization and crystal structure of [Cr(CO(NH2)2)6]2 [Cr2 (CO(NH2)2)2(C6H4O7)2]3 R. Bala, A. Kaur, M. Kashyap, A. Golobič, Inorg.Chem. 2013, 29, 56-59 8. A hexaureachromium(III) complex as a molecular receptor for oxoanions, R. Bala, M. Kashyap A. Kaur, A. Golobicˇ, J. Mol. Struct., 2013, 1031, 246-253 9. Second-sphere coordination in anion binding: Synthesis, characterization and X-ray structures of bis(diethylenetriamine)cobalt(III) complexes containing benzoates, Ritu Bala, Amrinder Kaur, Monika Kashyap, Daron E. Janzen, J. Mol. Struc. 2014, 1063, 203–212 10. Binding of p-aminobenzoate anion to bis(diethylenetriamine)cobalt(III) cation in solution and solid phases: synthesis, characterization, and X-ray structure determination of s-fac-[Co(dien)2]Cl(p-aminobenzoate)2•3H2O R. Bala, A. Kaur, M. Kashyap, A. Golobič, Mont.fur Chem. 2014, 1-8
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