Jinzhong Gu

Ph.D., Associate Professor


Jinzhong Gu received a B.S. degree from Lanzhou University in 1988. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in June, 2007 and became a teacher of chemistry at Lanzhou University in July. His current research interests include functional coordination compounds.

Representative Publications

1. Gu, J. Z.; Cai, Y.; Wen, M.; Shi, Z. F.; Kirillov, A. M., A new series of Cd(II) metal-organic architectures driven by soft ether-bridged tricarboxylate spacers: synthesis, structural and topological versatility, and photocatalytic properties. Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 14327-14339.

2. Gu, J. Z.; Cai, Y.; Qian, Z. Y.; Wen, M.; Shi, Z. F.; Lv, D. Y.; Kirillov, A. M., A new series of Co, Ni, Zn, and Cd metal-organic architectures driven by an unsymmetrical biphenyl-tricarboxylic acid: Hydrothermal assembly, structural features and properties Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 7431-7444.

3. Gu, J. Z.; Cai, Y.; Liang, X. X.; Wu, J.; Shi, Z. F.; Kirillov, A. M., Bringing 5-(3,4-dicarboxylphenyl)picolinic acid to crystal engineering research: hydrothermal assembly, structural features, and photocatalytic activity of Mn, Ni, Cu, and Zn coordination polymers. CrystEngComm 2018, 20, 906-916.

4. Gu, J. Z.; Liang, X. X.; Cai, Y.; Wu, J.; Shi, Z. F.; Kirillov, A. M., Hydrothermal assembly, structures, topologies, luminescence, and magnetism of a novel series of coordination polymers driven by a trifunctional nicotinic acid building block. Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 10908-10925.

5. Gu, J. Z.; Liang, X. X.; Cui, Y. H; Wu, J.; Shi, Z. F.; Kirillov, A. M., Introducing 2-(2-carboxyphenoxy)terephthalic acid as a new versatile building block for design of diverse coordination polymers: synthesis, structural features, luminescence sensing, and magnetism. CrystEngComm 2017, 19, 2570-2588.

6. Gu, J. Z.; Cui, Y. H; Liang, X. X.; Wu, J.; Lv, D. Y.; Kirillov, A. M., Structurally distinct metal-organic and H-bonded networks derived from 5-(6-carboxypyridin-3-yl)isophthalic acid: coordination and template effect of 4,4′-bipyridine. Cryst.Growth Des. 2016, 16, 4658-4670.


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