Laboratory of Crystallography and Coordination Chemistry

National Centre for Scientific Research "Demokritos", Institute of Materials Science

Athens, Greece



Selected Publictions

  Polyhedron Special Issue "The Impact of Crystallography on Inorganic Chemistry in Greece" dedicated to Aris Terzis for his contributions to the development of Inorganic Chemistry in Greece.

A. K. Boudalis, M. Pissas, C. P. Raptopoulou, V. Psycharis, B. Abarca, R. Ballesteros


Slow Magnetic Relaxation of a Ferromagnetic NiII5 Cluster with an S = 5 Ground State


Inorganic Chemistry, 2008, 47, 10674



A. K. Boudalis, J. M. Clemente-Juan, F. Dahan, V. Psycharis, C. P. Raptopoulou, B. Donnadieu, Y. Sanakis, J.-P. Tuchagues


Reversible Core-Interconversion of an Iron(III) Dihydroxo Bridged Complex


Inorganic Chemistry, 2008, 47, 11314


A. K. Boudalis, Y. Sanakis, J. M. Clemente-Juan, B. Donnadieu, V. Nastopoulos, A. Mari, Y. Coppel, J.-P. Tuchagues, S. P. Perlepes


A Family of Enneanuclear Iron(II) Single-Molecule Magnets


Chemistry, a European Journal, 2008, 14, 2514



A. K. Boudalis, R. E. Aston, S. J. Smith, R. E. Mirams, M. J. Riley, G. Schenk, A. G. Blackman, L. R. Hanton, L. R. Gahan


Synthesis and characterization of the tetranuclear iron(III) complex of a new asymmetric multidentate ligand. A structural model for purple acid phosphatases


Dalton Transactions, 2007, 5132-5139

  T. C. Stamatatos,D. Foguet-Albiol, S.-C. Lee, C. C. Stoumpos, C. P. Raptopoulou, A. Terzis, W. Wernsdorfer, S. O. Hill, S. P. Perlepes, G. Christou

"Switching On" the Properties of Single-Molecule Magnetism in Triangular Manganese(III) Complexes

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2007, 129, 9484-9499.


A.K.Boudalis, C.P.Raptopoulou, B.Abarca, R.Ballesteros, M.Chadlaoui, J.-P.Tuchaques, A.Terzis


CoII Chemistry of 2,6-Bis(2-pyridylcarbonyl)-pyridine: An Icosanuclear Co Cluster Exhibiting Superparamagnetic Relaxation


Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2006, 45, 432-435




 C.P.Raptopoulou, A.K.Boudalis, Y.Sanakis, V.Psycharis, J.M.Clemente-Juan, M.Fardis, G.Diamantopoulos, G.Papavassiliou


Hexanuclear Iron(III) Salicylaldoximato Complexes Presenting the [Fe6(μ3-O)2(μ2-OR)2]12+ Core: Syntheses, Crystal Structures, and Spectroscopic and Magnetic Characterization


Inorganic Chemistry 2006, 45, 2317-2326




Th.C.Stamatatos, A.K.Boudalis, Y.Sanakis, C.P.Raptopoulou


Reactivity and Structural and Physical Studies of Tetranuclear Iron(III) Clusters Containing the [Fe4(μ3-O)2]8+ “Butterfly” Core: an FeIII4 Cluster with an S = 1 Ground State


Inorganic Chemistry, 2006, 45, 7372-7381




Th. C. Stamatatos, D. Foguet-Albiol, C. C. Stoumpos, C. P. Raptopoulou, A. Terzis, W. Wernsdorfer, S. P. Perlepes, G. Christou


Initial Example of a Trinuclear Single-Molecule Magnet from Ligand-Induced Structural Distortion of a [MnIII3O]7+ Complex


Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2005, 127, 15380


C.J.Milios, C.P.Raptopoulou, A.Terzis, F.Lloret, R.Vicente, S.P.Perlepes, A.Escuer


Hexanuxlear Manganese(III) Single-Molecule Magnets


Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2004, 43, 210-212


A. K. Boudalis, V. Nastopoulos, C. P. Raptopoulou, A. Terzis, S. P. Perlepes


Hydrogen-Bonded Networks Featuring Yttrium(III) Complexes of N,N’-Dimethylurea (DMU): Preparation and characterization of [Y(DMU)6][YCl6] and [Y(NO3)3(DMU)3]


Z. Naturfosch. B 60, 363-372, 2005




C. P. Raptopoulou, V. Tangoulis and E. Devlin


[{Fe(OMe)12[O2CC(OH)Ph2]}12]: Synthesis and Characterization of a New Member in the Family of Molecular Ferric Wheels with the Carboxylatobis(alkoxo) Bridging Unit


Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2002, 41, 2386