39- Non-covalent sulfoxide⋯(nitrosyl group) interactions involving coordinated nitrosyl in a Ru(II) nitrosyl complex with an α-diimine ligand: structural and computational studies

Reza Kia

CrystEngComm, 2020, 22, 7532-7537.

38- Supramolecular assembly through intermolecular n→π* interactions through a coordinated perrhenate formed via superoxidation of Re(I) to Re(VII) in the formation of substituted Re(CO)3 complexes bearing Diimine ligands

Reza Kia, Tahereh Taghavi, Paul R. Raithby

CrystEngComm, 2020, 22, 6448-6452.

37- Intra- and intermolecular interactions in a series of chlorido-tricarbonyl-diazabutadienerhenium(I) complexes: structural and theoretical studies

Reza Kia, Azadeh Kalaghchi

Acta Cryst. (2020). B76, 417–426

36- Structural, Non-Covalent Interaction, and Natural Bond Orbital Studies on Bromido-Tricarbonyl Rhenium(I) Complexes Bearing Alkyl-Substituted 1,4-Diazabutadiene (DAB) Ligands 

Reza Kia, Azadeh Kalaghchi 

Crystals 2020, 10, 267; doi:10.3390/cryst10040267.

35- Synthesis and X-ray crystal structure of a Molybdenum (VI) Schiff base complex: Design of a new catalytic system for sustainable olefin epoxidation

H. Mahmoudi, M. Bagherzadeh, S. Ataie, Reza Kia, P. R Raithby, F. Ferlin, Luigi Vaccaro

Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2020, 511, 119775.


34- Intermolecular C―HO and n→π* and Short Intramolecular σ→π* Interactions in Molybdenum(0) Tetracarbonyl Complex of a very Twisted 14-membered Tetraazaannulene Macrocyclic Ligand

Reza Kia, M. Hosseini, A. Abdolrahimi, M. Mahmoudi

CrystEngComm, 2019, 21, 5222-5226

33- New rhenium-tricarbonyl complexes bearing halogen-substituted bidentate ligands: structural, computational and Hirshfeld surfaces studies

Reza Kia, S. Mahmoodi, P. R Raithby

CrystEngComm, 2019, 21, 77-93.

32-Synthesis and characterization of a new zwitterionic palladium complex as an environmentally friendly catalyst for the Heck-Mizoroki coupling reaction in GVL

M Bagherzadeh, H Mahmoudi, S Ataie, M Bahjati, Reza Kia, PR Raithby

Molecular Catalysis, 2019, 474, 110406.

31-Calixarene Based Ionic Liquid as an Efficient and Reusable Catalyst for OnePot Multicomponent Synthesis of Polysubstituted Pyridines and Bispyridines

N Alishahi, I MohammadpoorBaltork, S Tangestaninejad, V Mirkhani, Reza Kia

ChemistrySelect, 2019, 4 (19), 5903-5910.

30-Pt–M (M= Au and Tl) Dative Bonds Using Bis (cyclometalated) platinum (II) Complexes

S Rajabi, S Jamali, S Naseri, A Jamjah, Reza Kia, H Samouei, P Mastrorilli, ...

Organometallics, 2019, 38 (8), 1709-1720.

29-Synthesis of chiral palladium oxazolidine and imine complexes: Investigation the oxazolidine-imine conversion by DFT method

H Molaee, M Moghadam, V Mirkhani, S Tangestaninejad, Reza Kia

Polyhedron, 2019, 160, 130-138.

28-Facile and Green OnePot Synthesis of Fluorophore Chromeno[4,3b]quinolin6one Derivatives Catalyzed by Halloysite Nanoclay under Solventfree Conditions

T AtaeeKachouei, M NasrEsfahani, IM Baltork, V Mirkhani, Reza Kia

ChemistrySelect, 2019, 4 (8), 2301-2306.


27-First heterobimetallic AgI–CoIII coordination compound with both bridging and terminal–NO2 coordination modes: synthesis, characterization, structural and computational studies

Reza Kia, S Batmanghelich, PR Raithby

Acta Cryst. C: Structural Chemistry, 2018, 74 (8).

26-Synthesis of Quinolines and Pyrido[3,2-g or 2,3-g]quinolines Catalyzed by Heterogeneous Propylphosphonium Tetrachloroindate Ionic Liquid

M Azizi, M Nasr-Esfahani, I Mohammadpoor-Baltork, M Moghadam, Reza Kia

J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83 (23), 14743-14750.

25-Synthesis, crystal structure and DNA interaction of a new water-soluble derivative of pyrazino [2, 3-f][1, 10] phenanthroline; theoretical calculations, experimental and …

M Aminzadeh, A Eslami, Reza Kia, R Aleeshah

J. Mol. Struc., 2018, 1165, 267-275.

24-Stable trans isomer as the kinetic and theromodynamic product for the oxidative addition of MeI to cycloplatinated(II) complexes comprising isocyanide ligands

HR Shahsavari, RB Aghakhanpour, M HosseinAbadi, Reza Kia, PR Raithby

Applied Organometallic Chemistry, 2018, 32 (4), e4216.

23-Reactivity of a new aryl cycloplatinated (II) complex containing rollover 2, 2′-bipyridine N-oxide toward a series of diphosphine ligands

HR Shahsavari, RB Aghakhanpour, M Hossein-Abadi, Reza Kia, ...

New J. Chem., 2018, 42 (11), 9159-9167.

22-Synthesis, X-ray crystallography, thermogravimetric analysis and spectroscopic characterization of isostructural one-dimensional coordination polymers as sorbents for some anions

B Ghanbari, L Shahhoseini, A Owczarzak, M Kubicki, Reza Kia, PR Raithby

CrystEngComm, 2018, 20 (13), 1783-1796.

21-Corrigendum to: Synthesis and Characterization of a New Group of Exo-Coordinating O2N2-Donor Macrocycles

B Ghanbari, B Safarkoopayeh, Reza Kia, PR Raithby

Aust. J. Chem., 2018, 71 (3), 200-200.


20-Stimuli-Responsive Emissive Behavior of 1- and 1,3-Connectivities in Azulene-Based Imine Ligands: Cycloplatination and Pt-Tl Dative Bond Formation

S. Jamali, N. Mousavi, M. Bagherzadeh, R. Kia, Hamidreza Samouei

Dalton Transactions , DOI: 10.1039/C7DT02359F.

19-Geometric and electronic properties in a series of phosphorescent heteroleptic Cu(I) complexes: Crystallographic and computational studies

K Kubicek, ST Veedu, D Storozhuk, R. Kia*, S Techert 

Polyhedron 124, 166-176 (2017)

18-Cyclometalated platinum (ii) complexes of 2, 2'-bipyridine N-oxide containing a 1,1'-bis (diphenylphosphino) ferrocene ligand: structural, computational and electrochemical studies

HR Shahsavari, M Fereidoonnezhad, M Niazi, ST Mosavi, SH Kazemi, R. Kia*

Dalton Transactions 46 (6), 2013-2022 (2017).

17-Synthesis, crystal structure, DFT calculation and DNA binding studies of new water-soluble derivatives of dppz

M Aminzadeh, A Eslami, R Kia, R Aleeshah

J. Mol. Struct. 1145, 141-151 (2017). 

16-Two new copper (II) complexes with chelating N, O-type bidentate ligands: Synthesis, characterization, crystal structure and catalytic activity in azide–alkyne cycloaddition reaction

M Bagherzadeh, A Bayrami, R Kia, M Amini, LJK Cook, PR Raithby 

Inorg. Chim. Acta 466, 398-404 (2017).

15-A mechanistic study on unexpected and solvent-based pH-tuneable role of benzylic pendant side-arm on N 2 O 2-donor naphthodiaza-crown macrocyclic ligand as a sensitive fluorogenic chemosensor for Al 3+ in aqueous solution: X-ray, NMR, photophysical, and computational studies

B Ghanbari, M Mahdavian, R Kia, M Kubicki, PR Raithby

J. of Luminescence 188, 258-266 (2017).


14- Synthesis, spectral and structural characterization and computational studies of rhenium(I)-tricarbonyl nitrito complexes of 2,2'-bipyridine and 2,9-dimethylphenanthroline ligands: π-Accepting character of the diimine ligands

R. Kia*, Fatemeh Safari

Inorg. Chim. Acta 453, 357-368 (2016)

13- A new tetranuclear copper(I) cluster of 1,3-bis(4-bromophenyl)triazene ligand: Synthesis, characterization, structural and computational studies 

R. Kia

Inorg. Chim. Acta 446, 32-40 (2016)

12- Synthesis and Characterization of a New Group of Exo-Coordinating O2N2-Donor Macrocycles

B. Ghanbari, B. Kupayeh, R. Kia, P. R. Raithby

 Aust. J. Chem. 69, 273–278 (2016)

11- Bi(OTf)3-catalysed domino FriedeleCrafts alkylation of arenes with aldehydes: an upgraded method for efficient synthesis of triarylmethanes and anthracene derivatives

K.Mohammadiannejad, I.M.Baltork, S.Tangestaninejad, M.Moghadam, V.Mirkhani, R. Kia

Tetrahedron, 72, 1433-1439 (2016)

10- Cycloplatinated (II) complexes containing bridging bis (diphenylphosphino) acetylene: Photophysical study

M.Jamshidi, S.M. Nabavizadeh, H.Sepehrpour, F.Hosseini, R. Kia, M.Rashidi

J. of Luminescence 179, 222-229 (2016). 

9-A cooperative pathway for water activation using a bimetallic Pt(0)–Cu(I) system

S Jamali, S Abedanzadeh, NK Khaledi, H Samouei, Z Hendi, S Zacchini, R Kia, HR Shahsavari 

Dalton Transactions 45, 17644-17651 (2016).


8- Synthesis, spectral characterization and crystal structure studies of a new hydrazone Schiff base and its dioxomolybdenum(VI) complex

R. Kia*, Hadi Kargar, 

J. Coord. Chem. 68(8), 1441-1451 (2015).

7- Crystal structure, spectroscopic characterization, and computational study of two new 4-aminobenzoic acid derived Schiff base ligands

R. Kia*, Hadi Kargar, 

Scientia Iranica C 22(6), 2298-2308 (2015). 

6- Regiochemistry of nucleophilic substitution of pentachloropyridine with N and O bidentate nucleophiles

A. Poorfreidoni, R. Ranjbar-Karimi, R. Kia, 

New J. Chem., 2015, 39, 4398-4406

5- Direct electrochemical synthesis of copper(II) and zinc(II) complexes of the tetradentate ligand N,N’-bis(2-pyridinecarboxamide)-2-aminobenzylamine (H2bpabza). The crystal structures of the ligand and its Cu(II) complex

S. Meghdadi, V. Mirkhani, R. Kia et al., 

Polyhedron 85, 519-524 (2015)

4- Catalyst-Free and Green Synthesis of Some Novel Benzamide Derivatives

B. Samani, M. Rostami, V. Mirkhani, M. Moghadam, A. Jamali Moghadam, R. Kia

J. Heterocyclic Chem. 52 (6), 1848-1857 (2015).


3-Homoleptic tetraazaphenanthrene-based copper(I) complexes: Synthesis, spectroscopic characterization, crystal structures and computational studies

 R. Kia*, M. Scholz, P. R. Raithby, S. Techert, 

Inorg. Chim. Acta 423, 348–357 (2014). 

2- Ultrafast Dynamical Study of Pyrene-N,N-dimethylaniline (PyDMA) as an Organic Molecular Diode in Solid State 

S. T. Veedu, D. Raiser, R. Kia, M. Scholz, S. Techert, 

J. Phys. Chem. B, 118 (12), 3291–3297 (2014).

1- New Pyridinium-Based Ionic Liquid as an Excellent Solvent−Catalyst System for the One-Pot Three-Component synthesis of 2,3-Disubstituted Quinolines

S. Anvar, I.M.-Baltork, S.Tangestaninejad, M.Moghadam,V. Mirkhani, A.Khosropour, A.Landarani, R. Kia

ACS Comb. Sci. 16, 93−100 (2014).