1. S. Mukherjee, D. Jayakumar, S. Mandal, "Insight into the Size Evolution Transformation Process of the fcc-Based Au28(SR)20 Nanocluster" J. Phys. Chem. C, 2021, 125, 12149-12154.
  2. A. K. Das, S. Maity, T. Senngupta, D. Bista, A. C. Reber, A. Patra, S. N. Khanna, S. Mandal, “One-Dimensional Silver-Thiolate Cluster Assembly: Effect of Argentophilic Interactions on Excited-State Dynamics”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2021, 12, 8, 2154–2159.
  3. M. P. Maman, A. Nath, S. Anjusree, B. C. Das, S. Mandal “Reversible polymorphic structural transition of crown-like nickel nanoclusters and its effect on conductivity”, Chem. Commun., 2021, 57, 2935-2938.


  1. Anish Kumar Das, Sayani Mukherjee, Sreehari S R, Akhil S. Nair, Subhrajyoti Bhandary, Deepak Chopra, Dirtha Sanyal, Biswarup Pathak, and Sukhendu Mandal "Defects Engineering on Ceria and C-C Coupling Reactions Using [Au11(PPh3)7I3] Nanocluster: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study", ACS Nano, 2020 DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c03010
  2. M. P Maman, A. S Nair, A. M Abdul Hakkim Nazeeja, B. Pathak, S. Mandal "Synergistic Effect of Bridging Thiolate and Hub Atoms for the Aromaticity Driven Symmetry Breaking in Atomically Precise Gold Nanocluster". The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2020, 11, 10052-10059.
  3. S. Mandal, S. Natarajan P. Mani, Asha. P, "Post-Synthetic Modification of Metal–Organic Frameworks Toward Applications" Advanced Funct. Mat., 2020, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202006291.
  4. N. Bharadwaj Pulumati, K. Urs MB, S. Mandal, and Vinayak B. Kamble,"Underpinning the conductivity mechanism in wide bandgap metal organic framework through chemical sensing" AIP Advances., 2020, DOI: 10.1063/5.0014442.
  5. P. Mani, A. Sheelam, P. E. Karthik, R. Sankar, K. Ramanujam, S. Mandal, “ Nickel-Based Hybrid Material for Electrochemical Oxygen Redox Reactions in an Alkaline Medium” ACS Appl. Energy Mater., 2020, DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.0c00615.
  6. A. Pankajakshan, S. Mandal, “Water Stable Boronic Acid Grafted Barium Metal–Organic Framework for the Selective Adsorption of cis-Diols” Inorg. Chem., 2020, 59, 5958-5965.
  7. F. Bianchi, A. Pankajakshan, F. Fornari, S. Mandal, P. Pelagatti, A. Bacchi, P. P. Mazzeo, M. Careri, A zinc mixed-ligand microporous metal-organic framework as solid-phase microextraction coating for priority polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from water samples Microchem. J., 2020, 154, 104646.
  8. M. P. Maman, A. S. Nair, H. Cheraparambil, B. Pathak, S. Mandal, “Size Evolution Dynamics of Gold Nanoclusters at an Atom-Precision Level: Ligand Exchange, Growth Mechanism, Electrochemical, and Photophysical Properties” J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2020, 11, 1781-1788.
  9. P. Mani, N. Mandal, M. Roopesh, H. Gopalakrishnan, A. Datta, S. Mandal, “Enhancement in Electrical Conductivity of a Porous Indium Based Metal–Organic Framework Upon I2 Uptake: Combined Experimental and Theoretical Investigations” J. Mater. Chem. C, 2020, 8, 4836-4842.


  1. P. Mani, S. Devadas, T. Gurusamy, P. E. Karthik, B. P. Ratheesh, K. Ramanujam, S. Mandal, “Sodalite-type Cu-based Three-dimensional Metal–Organic Framework for Efficient Oxygen Reduction Reaction” Chem. Asian J., 2019, 14, 4814-4818.
  2. A. Nath, S. S Islam, P. K Mukharjee, R. Nath, S. Mandal,“ Reentrant Spin-Glass Behavior in Cobalt (II) based Coordination Polymers”, Cryst. Growth Des. 2019, 19, 6463-6471.
  3. P.C. Rao, S. Mandal,“Potential Utilization of Metal-Organic Frameworks in Heterogeneous Catalysis: A Case Study of Hydrogen-Bond Donating and Single-site Catalysis”, Chem. Asian J. 2019, 14, 4087-4102.
  4. A. George Anusree, S. Akhil, S. Nair, M. P. Maman, B. P. N. Ramanan, S. Mandal, “Identification of Intermediate Au22(SR)4(SR′)14 Cluster on Ligand-Induced Transformation of Au25(SR)18 Nanocluster” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2019, 2, 4571-4576.
  5. M. P. Maman, S. Gratious, Aparna, R. K., S. Mandal, “A N,N-dimethylformamide protected rhodium nanocluster with engrossing optical properties and its application”, Dalton Trans., 2019, 48, 6522-6526.
  6. P. Mani, A. Bandyopadhya, P. K. Mukharjee, R. C. Nath, S. K. Pati, S. Mandal, “Long-range ferromagnetism in nickel-based hybrid structure with semiconductor behavior”, Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 5211-5214.
  7. S. Mandal, A. Sen, “Catalytic Conversion of Ethanol to Liquid Hydrocarbons by Tin-Promoted Raney Nickel Supported on Alumina” ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2019, 2, 2398–240.
  8. A. George, M. P. Maman, K. Bhattacharyya, S. D. Chakraborty, S. Anjusree, B. C. Das, D. Senapati, A. Datta, S. Mandal, “Aggregation induced non-emissive-to-emissive switching of molecular platinum clusters” Nanoscale, 2019, 11, 5914-5919. 
  9. Asha. P., D. Kuznetsov, S. Mandal, “Ultrasensitive Detection of Hg(II) Ions in Aqueous Medium Using Zinc-Based Metal–Organic Framework” Inorg. Chem. 2019, 58, 1377-1381.
  10. A. Nath, S. Das, P. Mukharjee, R. Nath, D. Kuznetsov, S. Mandal “Frustrated Magnetism in Cu (II) based Metal-Organic Framework” Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2019, 486, 158-161.


  1. Rao, P. C.; Mandal, S. “Europium-Based Metal-Organic Framework as a Dual Luminescence Sensor for the Selective Detection of the Phosphate Anion and Fe3+ Ion in Aqueous Media” Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 11855-11858.
  2. Pankajakshan, A. Mandal, S. “Series of Mn(II)/Mg(II)/Zn(II) Coordination Polymers with Azo/Alkene Functionalized Ligands” Cryst. Growth Des. (2018). (DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.8b00243)
  3. Pankajakshan, A. Sinha, M. Ojha, A. A. Mandal, S. “Water-Stable Nanoscale Zirconium-Based Metal–Organic Frameworks for the Effective Removal of Glyphosate from Aqueous Media” ACS Omega (2018), 3 (7), pp. 7832-7839.
  4. Mani, P. Ranjith, K. M. Mandal, S. Paul, A. K. “Comparative Studies on Optical and Electronic Behavior of Lanthanide-based Coordination Polymers: Synthesis, Structure, Absorption-Emission and Magnetic Properties” J. Chem. Sci. (2018), 130 (6), pp. 60.
  5. Mani, P. Mukharjee, P. Hegde, N. G. Nath, R. C. Mandal, S. “Triangular and linear Co3 cluster based metal-organic frameworks: Structures and magnetic properties” J. Solid State Chem. (2018), 265, pp.123-128.
  6. Mani, P., Sheelam, A., Das, S., Wang, G., Ramani, V., Ramanujam, K., Pati, S. and Mandal, S. "Cobalt-Based Coordination Polymer for Oxygen Reduction Reaction", ACS Omega, 2018, 3, 3830-3834.


  1. George, A.; Selvan, D.; Mandal, S. "Catalytic Reduction of Toxic Nitroarenes in Aqueous Medium Using Worm-Like Rhodium Nanoparticles" ChemistrySelect 2017, 2, 9718–9721. (DOI: 10.1002/slct.201701643)
  2. P.C. Rao, S.P. Chaudhary, U. Arjun, D. Kuuznetsov, R.C. Nath and S. Mandal " Magnetic diversity in three-dimensional two-fold-interpenetrated structures: a story of two compounds" Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 12804–12810. (DOI:10.1039/C7DT02004J)
  3. Asha K.S., Niyaz Ahmed, Ramesh Nath, D. Kuznetsov, S. Mandal "Impact of Post synthetic Modification on the Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Materials" Inorg. Chem. (2017) 56, 7316-7319.
  4. Prabhu M., A. Anand Ojha, V. S. Reddy, S. Mandal "Turn-on Fluorescence Sensing and Discriminative Detection of Aliphatic Amines using a 5-Fold Interpenetrated Coordination Polymer" Inorg. Chem. (2017), 56, 6772-6775
  5. P.C. Rao, S. Mandal "Friedel-Craft’s Alkylation of Indoles with Nitroalkenes through Hydrogen-Bond-Donating Metal-Organic Framework" ChemCatChem (2017), 9, 1172-1176
  6. Asha, K. S.; Khoj, Rajeev; Ahmed, N.; Nath, R.; Mandal, Sukhendu, “Monocarboxylic Acid Driven Structural Transformation in Manganese Based Metal-​Organic Frameworks”. Crystal Growth & Design (2017), 17(3), 982-989.
  7. Asha, P.; Sinha, Mekhola; Mandal, Sukhendu, “Effective removal of chemical warfare agent simulants using water stable metal-​organic frameworks: mechanistic study and structure-​property correlation”. RSC Advances (2017), 7(11), 6691-6696.
  8. George, Anu; Gopalakrishnan, Harikrishnan; Mandal, Sukhendu, “Surfactant free platinum nanocluster as fluorescent probe for the selective detection of Fe (III) ions in aqueous medium”. Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical (2017), 243, 332-337.
  9. K. S. Asha, N. Ahmed, A. C. Reber, R. Nath, S. N. Khanna, S. Mandal*, “The Effect of Substituted Benzene Dicarboxylic Acid linkers on the Optical Band Gap Energy and Magnetic Coupling in Manganese Trimer Metal Organic Frameworks” J. Mater. Chem. (2017), 5, 539-548


  1. P. C. Rao, S. P. Chaudhary, D. Kuznetsov, S. Mandal*, “Transformation of One-Dimensional Achiral Structure to Three- Dimensional Chiral Structure: Mechanistic Study and Catalytic Activities of Chiral Structure” Inorg. Chem. (2016), 55, 12669-12679
  2. K. S. Asha, R. Bhattachrjee, S. Mandal* “Complete Transmetalation in a Metal–Organic Framework by Metal Ion Metathesis in a Single Crystal for Selective Sensing of Phosphate Ions in Aqueous Media” Angew Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 11528.
  3. K. S. Asha, G. Vaisakhan, S. Mandal* “Picogram Sensing of Trinitrophenol in Aqueous Medium through a Water Stable Nanoscale Coordination Polymer” Nanoscale 2016, 8, 11782.
  4. Debraj Sarkar, Purna Chandra Rao, Harshitha Barike Aiyappa, Sreekumar Kurungot, Sudip Mandal, Kothandaraman Ramanujamd and Sukhendu Mandal "Multifunctional copper dimer: structure, band gap energy, catalysis, magnetism, oxygen reduction reaction and proton conductivity",RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 37515
  5. K. S. Asha,Madhuri Makkitaya, Anshu Sirohi, Lalit Yadav, Goutam Sheet and Sukhendu Mandal "A series of s-block (Ca, Sr and Ba) metal–organic frameworks: synthesis and structure–property correlation." CrystEngComm, 2016, 18, 1046
  6. Prabu M.,K. S. Asha, Mekhola Sinha, Anamika Poduval and Sukhendu Mandal "The structural diversity, band gap energy and photoluminescence properties of thiophenedicarboxylate based coordination polymers." CrystEngComm, 2016, 18, 536


  1. K. S. Asha, K. M. Renjith, A. Yogi, R. Nath, S. Mandal "Magnetic properties of manganese based one-dimensional spin chains; Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 19812
  2. A. George, K. S. Asha, A. C. Reber, S. R. Biltek, A. F. Pedicini, A. Sen, S. N. Khanna, S. Mandal* “Atom Precise Platinum-Thiol Crowns”, Nanoscale 2015, 7, 19448.
  3. A. George, Harish K. Choudhary, Biswarup Satpati, Sukhendu Mandal, Synthesis, "Characterization and Optical Properties of Ligand Protected Indium Nanoparticles", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17, 7109
  4. Asha, K. S.; Kavyasree, P. R.; George Anu; Mandal, Sukhendu "The role of solvents in framework dimensionality and their effect on band gap energy." Dalton Transactions (2015), 44(3), 1009-1016
  5. Asha, K. S.; Reber, Arthur C.; Pedicini, Anthony F.; Khanna, Shiv N.; Mandal, Sukhendu "The Effects of Alkaline-​Earth Counterions on the Architectures.", Band-​Gap Energies, and Proton Transfer of Triazole-​Based Coordination Polymers European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry (2015), 12, 2085-2091
  6. Ghosh, Raja; Pedicini, Anthony F.; Rao, Purna Chandra; Asha, K. S.; Reber, Arthur C.; Mandal, Sukhendu "The effect of cluster size on the optical band gap energy of Zn-​based metal-​organic frameworks." Dalton Transactions, 2015, 44(30), 13464-13468


  1. Raja Ghosh, Asha K. S., Saied Md. Pratik, Ayan Datta, Ramesh Nath and Sukhendu Mandal. "Synthesis, structure, photocatalytic and magnetic properties of an oxo-bridged copper dimer." RSC Adv. 2014, 4, 21195.
  2. Purna Chandra Rao, Asha K. S and Sukhendu Mandal. "Synthesis, structure and band gap energy of a series of thermostable alkaline earth metal based metal–organic frameworks". CrystEngComm, 2014,16, 9320-9325.
  3. Asha K. S., Kalishankar Bhattacharyya and Sukhendu Mandal. "Discriminative Detection of Nitro Aromatics Explosives by a Luminescent Metal-Organic Framework". J. Mater. Chem. C, 2014, DOI: 10.1039/C4TC01982B.
  4. Anu George and Sukhendu Mandal. 2014. "Atom Precise Metal Nanocluster. In. Prabhakar Misra. ed. Applied Spectroscopy and the Science of Nanomaterials." Springer


  1. S. Mandal, A. C. Reber, M. Qian, P. S. Weiss, S. N. Khanna, A. Sen, “Controlling the Band Gap Energy of Cluster-Assembled Materials” Acc. Chem. Res. DOI:10.1021/ar3002975
  2. S. Mandal, J. Wang, R. E Winans, L. Jansen, A. Sen, “Quantum Size Effects in the Optical Properties of Ligand Stabilized Aluminum Nanocluster”. J. Phys. Chem. C. 2013, 117, 6741.
  3. S. R. Biltek, S. Mandal, A. Sen, A. C. Reber, A. F. Pedicini, S. N. Khanna, “Synthesis and Structural Characterization of an Atom-precise Bimetallic Nanocluster, Ag4Ni2(DMSA)4” J. Am. Chem. Soc 2013, 135, 26.


  1. S. Mandal,A. C. Reber, M. Qian, H. M. Saavedra, R. Liu, S. Sen, P. S. Weiss, S. N. Khanna, A. Sen, “Synthesis, Structure and Band Gap energy of Covalently Linked Cluster-Assembled Materials”. Dalton Trans.2012,41,12365.
  2. A. C. Reber†, S. Mandal†, M. Qian, H. M. Saavedra, P. S. Weiss, S. N. Khanna, A. Sen, “Palladium in the Gap: Cluster Assemblies with band Edges Localized on Linkers”. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012 116, 10207 (†Both A.C.R and S.M have equal contributions).
  3. S. Mandal, A. C. Reber, M. Qian, R. Liu, H. M. Saavedra, S. Sen, P. S. Weiss, S. N.Khanna, A. Sen“On the Stability of an Unsupported Mercury-Mercury Bond Linking Group 15 Zintl Clusters”. Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 5454(, Hot Communication, inside front cover page).


  1. S. Mandal, M. Qian, A. C Reber, H. M.Saavedra, P. S Weiss, S. N.Khanna, A. Sen, “[As7M(CO)3]3- M=Cr,Mo,W: Electronic Structure and Bonding of Cluster Assemblies with Metal Carbonyls” J. Phys. Chem. C. 2011, 115, 23704.
  2. S. Mandal, R. Liu, M. Qian,A. C. Reber,H. M. Saavedra, X. Ke, P. Schiffer, S. Sen, P. S. Weiss, S. N. Khanna, A. Sen, “The Zintl Ion [As7]2-: An Example of an Electron-Deficient Asx Radical Anion”, Chem. Commun.2011, 47, 3126.
  3. P. Ramaswamy, S. Mandal, S. Natarajan, “New open-framework phosphate and phosphite compounds of gallium” Inorg. Chim. Acta,2011, 372, 136.


  1. N. K. Chaki, S. Mandal, A. C. Reber, M. Qian, H. M. Saavedra, P. S. Weiss, S. N. Khanna, A. Sen, “Controlling Band Gaps in Cluster-Assembled Ionic Solids through Internal Electric Fields”, ACS Nano, 2010, 4, 5813.
  2. Y. Chen, S. Mandal, A. Sen, “Synthesis of (N~O)-Ligated Palladium(II) Complexes and their use in Ethane Homopolymerization and NorborneneCoplolymerizations” Organometallics, 2010, 29, 3160.
  3. M. Qian, A. C. Reber, A. Ugrinov, N. K. Chaki, S. Mandal, H. M. Saavedra, S. N. Khanna, A. Sen, P. S. Weiss, “Cluster-Assembled Materials: Toward Nanomaterials with Precise Control over Properties” ACS Nano 2010, 4, 235. (Editor Choice inSCIENCE, VOL 327 26 FEBRUARY 2010, 1061).
  4. P. Ramaswamy, S. Mandal, N. N. Hegde, R. Prabhu, D. Banerjee, S. V. Bhat, S. Natarajan, “Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Properties Amine-Templated Transition-Metal Phsophite” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.2010, 1829.


  1. P. Ramaswamy, S.Mandal, S. Natarajan,“Synthesis, Structure and magnetic behavior of a new three-dimensional Manganese Phosphite-oxalate, [C2N2H10][MnII2(OH2)2(HPO3)2(C2O4)]”J. Solid State Chem. 2009, 182, 2491.


  1. S. Natarajan, S. Mandal.“Open-Framework Structures of Transition Metals” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 4798.
  2. S. Mandal, S. Natarajan, “Synthesis, Structure and Polymorphism Studies in Amine-templated Open-Framework Zinc Phosphites” Inorg. Chem.2008, 47, 5304.
  3. S. Mandal, D. Banerjee, S.V. Bhat, S. K. Pati, S. Natarajan. “Novel Pillared Layered Structure: Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Studies of the Iron Phosphite”, [C4N2H12][FeIII4(H2O)3(HPO3)7](H2O)x, x = 0.6” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.2008, 9, 1386


  1. S. Mandal, M. Chanda, S. Natarajan, “Synthesis, Structure, and Upconversion Studies on Organically Templated Uranium Phosphite” Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 7935.
  2. S. Mandal, M. A. Green, S. K. Pati, S. Natarajan, “Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic properties of an Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Compound” J. Mater. Chem.2007, 17, 980.
  3. S. Mandal, S. Natarajan, “Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Structures: Open-framework Iron Phosphite-Oxalates of Varying Dimensionality” Chem. Eur. J.2007,13, 968.


  1. S. Mandal, S. Natarajan, “Synthesis of Open-Framework Zinc Phosphite Structures of Varying Dimensionality” Solid State Sci.2006,8, 388.
  2. S. Natarajan, S. Mandal, P. Mahata, V. K. Rao, P. Ramaswamy, A. Banerjee, A. K. Paul, K. V. Ramya, “The Use of Hydrothermal Methods in the Synthesis of Novel Open-Framework Materials” J. Chem. Sci.2006,118, 525.
  3. J. S. Reddy, S. Mandal, V. G. Anand, “Cyclic Oligofuranes: One-Pot Synthesis of 30π and 40π Expanded Porphyrinoids” Org. Lett. 2006,8, 5541.


  1. S. Mandal, M. A. Green, S. Natarajan, “Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Properties of a New One-Dimensional Iron Phosphite, [FeIII(1,10-phen)(HPO3)(H2PO3)]” Current. Sci.2005,89, 1899.
  2. S. Mandal, S. Natarajan, “Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Structure: Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Properties of a Cobalt Phosphite-Oxalate, [C4N2H12][CoII4(HPO3)2(C2O4)3]” J. Solid State Chem.2005,178, 2376.
  3. S. Mandal, S. K. Pati, M. A. Green, S. Natarajan, “Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Compounds: Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Properties of the First Organically Templated Iron Phosphite-Oxalate, [C4N2H12][FeII4(HPO3)2(C2O4)3], Possessing infinite Fe – O – Fe Chains” Chem. Mater.2005,17, 2912.
  4. S. Mandal, S. K. Pati, M. A. Green, S. Natarajan, “The First One-Dimensional Iron Phosphite-Phosphate, [FeIII(2,2’-bipyridine)(HPO3)(H2PO4)]: Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Properties” Chem. Mater.2005,17, 638.


  1. S. Mandal, M. A. Green, S. Natarajan, Swapan K. Pati, “Magnetic Studies on a New Low-Dimensional Antiferromagnetic Iron Phosphate” J. Phys. Chem. B.2004,108, 20351.
  2. S. Mandal, G. Kavitha, C. Narayana, S. Natarajan, “Solvothermal Synthesis of an Open-Framework Zinc Chlorophosphate, [C8N4H26][Zn3Cl(HPO4)3(PO4)], with a Layer Structure” J. Solid State Chem.2004,177, 2198.
  3. S. Mandal, M. A. Green, S. Natarajan, “Synthesis of Open-Framework Iron Phosphates, [C5N2H14]2[FeIII2F2(HPO4)4].2H2O and [C5N2H14][FeIII4(H2O)4F2(PO4)4], with One- and Three-Dimensional Structures” J. Solid State Chem.2004, 177, 1117.
  4. S. Mandal, S. Natarajan, “Solvothermal Synthesis and Structures of One- and Two-Dimensional Zinc Phosphates” Inorg. Chim. Acta.2004,357, 1437.


  1. S. Mandal, S. K. Pati, M. A. Green, S-L. Wang, S. Natarajan, “Synthesis and Structure of the First three-legged Low-dimensional Iron Phosphate, [C8N4H26][Fe3F6(HPO4)2(PO4)].3H2O” Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem.2003,629, 2549.
  2. S. Mandal, S. Natarajan, W. Klein, M. Panthöfer, M. Jansen, “Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Characterization of a One-Dimensional Iron Phosphate, [C5N2H16][FeF(HPO4)2]” J. Solid State Chem.2003,173, 367.


  1. S. Mandal, S. Natarajan, “Hydrothermal Synthesis and Structures of Three-dimensional Zinc Phosphates Built-up From Two-dimensional Layers and One-dimensional Chains and Ladders” Crystal Growth & Design2002, 2, 665.
  2. S. Mandal, S. Natarajan, J-M. Greneche, M. Riou-Cavellec, G. Férey, “Synthesis and Characterization of a New Ferrimagnetic Mixed-Valent Iron Fluorophosphate [C6N4H22][FeIII3-xFeIIxF2(PO4)(HPO4)2]2, (x ~ 1.5), with a Layered Structure” Chem. Mater.2002,14, 3751.