Dr. Dipankar Datta
Sr. Professor

E-mail :: icdd [at] iacs.res.in

Phone :: +(91)(33)2483 4766 (Res)

FAX :: +(91)(33)2473 2805

Personal :

Born on Jan. 27, 1955. Married; has one son. B. Sc. (July, 1974) & M. Sc. (July, 1976) from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Ph. D. (Jan., 1983) from Calcutta University. Currently a Reader. Visiting Scientist: Oxford University (1989), Cambridge University (1992), Imperial College, London (1996).

Awards Received

* The INSA Medal for Young Scientist (1987) in Chemistry
* The A. K. Bose Memorial Award (1992) from the INSA


An invited member of the International Group for the Correlation Analysis in Organic Chemistry (CAOC) which is an affiliate of the IUPAC

Research Interest

* Various Concepts and Models in Chemistry
* Coordination Chemistry, Crystal Engineering, Inorganic Photophysics

Selected Publications

1.  At most, only one electron can be added to a free atom in gas phase, S. Hati and D. Datta, J. Phys. Chem. 98 (1996) 4828-4830
2. Parameters which influence the optimal immobilisation of oxidase type enzymes on methacrylate copolymers as demonstrated for amperometric biosensors, C. E. Hall, D. Datta and E. A. H. Hall, Anal. Chim. Acta 323 (1996) 87-96
3.  First example of a copper(I)-water bond. Synthesis and structure of polymeric poly-(-2,3-diphenylquinoxaline-(aqua)copper(I) cation, J. P. Naskar, S. Hati, D. Datta and D. A. Tocher, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. (1997) 1319-1320
4.  New bond valence sum model, J. P. Naskar, S. Hati and D. Datta, Acta Cryst. B53 (1997) 885-895
5.  Insertion of a cobalt(III)-bound amine nitrogen atom into a disulphide (S-S) bond. Synthesis and characterisation of [CoIIIL2]ClO4{HL = di(2-pyridylthio)-amine], H. Nakayama, K. Prout, H. A. O. Hill and D. Datta, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. (1999) 695-696
6.  Towards engineering crystals of ionic complexes. Control over the nuclearity of a cationic metal complex by noncoordinating anions, G. K. Patra, G. Mostafa, D. A. Tocher and D. Datta, Inorg. Chem. Commun. 3(2000) 56-58.
7.  New Photoluminescent CuIN4 chromophores. Stabilisation of copper(I) by unconjugated diimines, S. Chowdhury, G. K. Patra, M. G. B. Drew, N. Chattopadhyay and D. Datta, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. (2000) 235-237.

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