2013

1. N.  Masilela, P.  Kleyi, Z. Tshentu, G. Priniotakis, P. Westbroek  and T.Nyokong
Photodynamic of inactivation Staphylococcus aureus using low symmetrically substituted phthalocyanines supported on a polystyrene polymer fiber
Dyes and Pigm 96(2) (2013) 500-508
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dyepig.2012.10.001
DOI:10.1016/j.dyepig.2012.10.001

2. Phindile Khoza, Edith Antunes, Ji-Yao Chen, Tebello Nyokong
Synthesis and photophysicochemical studies of a water soluble  conjugate between folic acid and  zinc tetraaminophthalocyanine
J. Luminescence. 134 (2013) 784-790
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jlumin.2012.06.048
DOI: 10.1016/j.jlumin.2012.06.048

3. Oluwasesan Adegoke, Tebello Nyokong
Probing the sensitive and selective luminescent detection of peroxynitrite using thiol-capped CdTe and CdTe@ZnS quantum dots
J. Luminescence, 134 (2013) 448-455
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022231312004577
DOI: 10.1016/j.jlumin.2012.08.002

4. R.  Zugle, T. Nyokong
Zinc(II) 2,9,16,23-tetrakis[4-(N-methylpyridyloxy)]-phthalocyanine anchored  on an electrospun polysulfone polymer fiber: Application for photosensitized conversion of methyl orange
J. Mol Cat. A: 366 (2013) 247-253
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molcata.2012.10.001
DOI:10.1016/j.molcata.2012.10.001

5. J. Britton,  C. Litwinski,  E.  Antunes, M. Durmu?, V. Chauke, T. Nyokong
Optical limiting analysis of phthalocyanines in polymer thin films
Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A: Pure and Applied Chemistry 50(1) (2013),  110-120
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10601325.2013.736269
DOI: 10.1080/10601325.2013.736269

6. K.E. Sekhosana,  E. Antunes,  S. Khene, S. D’Souza, T. Nyokong
Fluorescence behavior of glutathione capped CdTe@ZnS quantum dots chemically coordinated to zinc octacarboxy phthalocyanines
J. Luminescence, 136 (2013) 255 – 264
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jlumin.2012.11.044
DOI: 10.1016/j.jlumin.2012.11.044

7. B. De Schoenmaker L.  Van der Schueren, R. Zugle, A.  Goethals, P. Westbroek, P. Kiekens, T. Nyokong Tebello,
K. De Clerck
Effect of the relative humidity on the fibre morphology of polyamide 4.6 and polyamide 6.9 nanofibres
J. Mater Scie 48 (4) (2013) 1746-1754
http://hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-3118590
DOI 10.1007/s10853-012-6934-9

8. R. S. Walmsley,   P. Hlangothi, C. Litwinski,  T. Nyokong, N. Torto, Z. R. Tshentu
Catalytic oxidation of thioanisole using oxovanadium(IV)-functionalized electrospun polybenzimidazole nanofibers,
J. Appl. Polymer Scie. 127 (6) (2013) 4719-4725
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/app.38067/full
DOI: 10.1002/app.38067

9. Ruphino Zugle, Tebello Nyokong
Comparative phototransformation of environmental pollutants using metallophthalocyanines supported on electrospun polymer fibers
J. App. Polymer Science  128(2) (2013) 1131-1142
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/app.38381/full
DOI: 10.1002/app.38381

10. E. Rohwer, C. Richter, N. Heming, K. Strauch, C. Litwinski, T. Nyokong, D.Schlettwein, H. Schwoerer
Ultrafast Photodynamics of the Indoline Dye D149 Adsorbed to Porous ZnO in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
ChemPhysChem, 14(1) (2013) 132-139
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/wol1/doi/10.1002/cphc.201200715/full
DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201200715

11. E. Rohwer, C. Litwinski, K. Strauch, N. Heming, C. Richter, T. Nyokong, D. Schlettwein, H.  Schwoerer
Photoinduced charge transfer between Indoline D149 and porous ZnO detected in transient absorption
EPJ Web of Conferences 41 (2013), 04011.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/epjconf/20134104011

DOI: 10.1051/epjconf/20134104011

12. Nomasonto Rapulenyane, Edith Antunes and Tebello Nyokong
A study of the photophysicochemical and antimicrobial properties of two zinc phthalocyanine - silver nanoparticle conjugates
New J. Chem. 37 (4) (2013) 1216-1223
http://xlink.rsc.org/?DOI=c3nj41107a
DOI: 10.1039/c3nj41107a

13. Edith Antunes, Nomasonto Rapulenyane, Mpho Ledwaba, Christian Litwinski, Wadzanai Chidawanyika, Tebello Nyokong.
The synthesis and characterisation of magnetic nanoparticles and their interaction with a zinc phthalocyanine
Inorganic Chemistry Communications  29 (2013) 60-64
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1387700312005771
DOI: 10.1016/j.inoche.2012.12.010

14. Megan Coates, Tebello Nyokong
Characterization of glassy carbon electrodes modified with iron phthalocyanine through grafting and click chemistry
Electrochim. Acta. 91 (2013) 158-165.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2012.12.112
DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2012.12.112

15. S. Tombe, E. Antunes,  T.  Nyokong
The  photophysical and photochemical behaviour of  coumarin-derivatized zinc phthalocyanine when conjugated with  gold nanoparticles and electrospun into polymer fibers
New J Chem. 37(3) (2013) 679-689
http://xlink.rsc.org/?DOI=c2nj40984d
DOI: 10.1039/c2nj40984d

16. N.  Masilela and T. Nyokong, The interaction of silver nanoparticles with low symmetry cysteinyl metallophthalocyanines and their antimicrobial effect.
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 255 (2013) 1-9
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2013.01.009
DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2013.01.009

17. T. P. Mthethwa, S. Tuncel, M. Durmu? and Tebello Nyokong
Photophysical and photochemical properties of a novel thiol terminated low symmetry zinc phthalocyanine complex and its gold nanoparticles conjugate
Dalton Trans  42 (14) (2013) 4922-4930
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23385542
DOI: 10.1039/c3dt32698e

18. S. Tombe, E.  Antunes and T. Nyokong
Electrospun fibers functionalized with phthalocyanine-gold nanoparticle conjugates for photocatalytic applications
J. Mol. Cat. A: Chem –371 (2013) 125-134
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molcata.2013.01.033
DOI: 10.1016/j.molcata.2013.01.033

19. A.  Fashina, E.  Antunes, T.  Nyokong,
Characterization and photophysical behavior of Phthalocyanines when grafted onto Silica Nanoparticles
Polyhedron 53 (2013) 278-285
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2013.01.037
DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2013.01.037

20. O.  Adegoke, E. Antunes, T. Nyokong
Nanoconjugates of CdTe@ZnS quantum dots with cobalt tetraamino-phthalocyanine:
characterization and implications for the fluorescence recognition of superoxide anion
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 257 (2013) 11–19
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2013.02.010
DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2013.02.010

21. D. Quinton, A. Maringa, S. griveau, T. nyokong, F. bedioui
Surface patterning using scanning electrochemical microscopy to locally trigger a “click” chemistry reaction
Electrochem. Comm. 31 (2013) 112-115
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.elecom.2013.03.021
DOI: 10.1016/j.elecom.2013.03.021

22. K. E. Sekhosana, E. Antunes, T.Nyokong,
Glutathione capped CdTe@ZnS quantum dots – zinc tetracarboxy phthalocyanine conjugates: fluorescence behaviour studies in comparison with zinc octacarboxy phthalocyanine
Polyhedron, 54 (2013) 294-299
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2013.02.060
DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2013.02.060

23. N. Malinga, E. Antunes, T. Nyokong
Synthesis and physicochemical behaviour of aluminium bis and tris(diammineplatinum) octacarboxyphthalocyanine
Polyhedron, 55 (2013) 121-125
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2013.02.073
DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2013.02.073

24. M.  Coates, T. Nyokong
X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy analysis of the effect of alkyl- and arylthio substituents on manganese phthalocyanines for self-assembled monolayer formation on gold
Electrochem. Comm. 31 (2013) 104-107
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.elecom.2013.03.019
DOI: 10.1016/j.elecom.2013.03.019

25. A.  Maringa, T. Mugadza, E. Antunes, T. Nyokong
Characterization and electrocatalytic behaviour of glassy carbon electrode modified with nickel nanoparticles towards amitrole detection.
J. Electroanal. Chem, 700 (2013) 86-92
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jelechem.2013.04.022
DOI: 10.1016/j.jelechem.2013.04.022

26. P.  Mashazi, P. Tetyana, S.  Vilakazi, T. Nyokong
Electrochemical impedimetric immunosensor for the detection of measles-specific IgG antibodies after measles infections.
Biosensors and Bioelectronics 49 (2013) 32-38
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2013.04.028
DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2013.04.028

27. J. Britton, E. Antunes, T.Nyokong
Synthesis and nonlinear optical examination of 3(4),15(16)-Bis-(4 -tert-butyl-phenoxy)-10,22-diaminohemiporphyrazinato chloroindium
J. Mol. Stru. 1047 (2013) 143-148
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0022286013003943
DOI: 10.1016/j.molstruc.2013.05.001

28. Racheal O. Ogbodu, Edith Antunes, Tebello Nyokong
Physicochemical properties of zinc monoamino phthalocyanine conjugated to folic acid and single walled carbon nanotubes
Polyhedron 60 (2013) 59–67
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277538713003938
DOI:10.1016/j.poly.2013.05.025

29. S. D’Souza, S.  Moeno, E. Antunes, T.Nyokong
Effects of gold nanoparticle shape on the aggregation and fluorescence behaviour of water soluble zinc phthalocyanines.
New J. Chem. 37(7) (2013) 1950-1958
http://xlink.rsc.org/?DOI=c3nj00146f
DOI: 10.1039/c3nj00146f

30. T. Nyokong, E. Antunes
Influence of nanoparticles on the photophysical behavior of phthalocyanines
Coord. Chem. Rev 257(15-16) (2013) 2401-2418
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ccr.2013.03.016
DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2013.03.016

31. Oluwasesan Adegoke, Tebello Nyokong
Fluorescence “turn on” probe for bromide ion using nanoconjugates of glutathione-
capped CdTe@ZnS quantum dots with nickel tetraamino-phthalocyanine:
characterization and size-dependent properties.
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem, 265 (2013) 58-66
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1010603013002268
DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2013.05.013

32. R.O. Ogbodu, E.Antunes, T. Nyokong
Physiochemical properties of zinc a phthalocyanine – pyrene conjugate adsorbed onto single wall carbon nanotubes.
Dalton Trans, 42 (30) (2013) 10769-10777
http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlehtml/2013/dt/c3dt50335f
DOI: 10.1039/c3dt50335f

33. P.  Khoza, E.  Antunes, T. Nyokong
Synthesis and photophysicochemical properties of zinc phthalocyanine derivatized with benzothiazole or carbazole photosensitizers.
Polyhedron  61 (2013) 119-125
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2013.05.046
DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2013.05.046

34. P.  Modisha, E. Antunes, J. Mack and T. Nyokong
Improvement of the photophysical parameters of zinc octacarboxy phthalocyanine upon conjugation to magnetic nanoparticles
International Journal of Nanoscience, 12(2) (2013) 1350010 (10 pages)
http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S0219581X13500105
DOI: 10.1142/S0219581X13500105

35. Nkosiphile Masilela, Edith Antunes and Tebello Nyokong
Axial coordination of zinc and silicon phthalocyanines to silver and gold nanoparticles: an investigation of their photophysicochemical and antimicrobial behavior.
J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines (special issue Prof Özer Bekaro?lu) 2013; 17(6-7) 417–430
http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S1088424613500016
DOI: 10.1142/S1088424613500016

36. A. Fashina, E.  Antunes, T.  Nyokong,
Silica nanoparticles grafted with phthalocyanines: photophysical properties and studies in artificial
lysosomal fluid.
New J Chem.  37 (9) (2013) 2800 – 2809
http://xlink.rsc.org/?DOI=c3nj00439b
DOI: 10.1039/c3nj00439b

37. J. Mack, X. Liang, T.V. Dubinina, L. G. Tomilova, T. Nyokong, N. Kobayashi
MCD spectroscopy and TD-DFT calculations of a naphthalene-ring-bridged coplanar binuclear phthalocyanine dimer
J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines (special issue Prof Özer Bekaro?lu), 17(6-7) (2013) 489-500
http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S1088424613500259
DOI: 10.1142/S1088424613500259

38. J. Britton, M. Durmu?, Samson Khene,  V.  Chauke,  T.Nyokong
Third order nonlinear optical properties of phthalocyanines in the presence nanomaterials and in polymer thin films, J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines (Special issue Lukyanets)  17(8-9) (2013) 691-702
http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S108842461350003X
DOI: 10.1142/S108842461350003X

39. R. S. Walmsley, C. Litwinski, E. Antunes, P. Hlangothi, E. Hosten,C. McCleland, T.Nyokong, N.Torto,
Z. R. Tshentu
Oxovanadium(IV)-containing poly(styrene-co-4’-ethenyl-2-hydroxyphenylimidazole) electrospun nanofibers for the catalytic oxidation of thioanisole.
J. Mol. Cat. A: Chem. 379 (2013) 94-102
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S138111691300280X
DOI: 10.1016/j.molcata.2013.07.018

40. S. O. Sanusi, E. Antunes, T. Nyokong
Nonlinear optical behavior of metal octaphenoxy phthalocyanines: effect of distortion caused by the central metal
J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanine 17(10)  (2013) 920-927, In honours of Prof Ahsen
http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S1088424613500715
DOI: 10.1142/S1088424613500715

41. M. Coates, T. Nyokong
X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and scanning electrochemical microscopy studies of branched multiwalled carbon nanotube paper modified by electrochemical grafting and click chemistry.
Int J. Nanoscie. 12 (3) (2013) 1350017, 8 Pages (1-8)
http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S0219581X13500178
DOI: 10.1142/S0219581X13500178

42. J. Britton, M.Durmus, V.Chauke, T. Nyokong
Poly methyl methacrylate films containing metallophthalocyanines in the presence of CdTe quantum dots: Non-linear optical behaviour and triplet state lifetimes.
Journal of Molecular Structure 1054–1055 (2013) 209–214
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022286013007928
DOI:10.1016/j.molstruc.2013.09.017

43. T. Nyokong, J. Limson
An Education in Progress.
Nature Nanotechnology 8(11) 2013 789-791
http://www.nature.com/nnano/journal/v8/n11/full/nnano.2013.235.html
DOI:  10.1038/nnano.2013.235

44. P. Mashazi, S. Vilakazi, T. Nyokong
Design and evaluation of an electrochemical immunosensor for measles serodiagnosis using measles-specific Immunoglobulin G antibodies
Talanta (2013), 115, 694-701
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2013.06.036
DOI:10.1016/j.talanta.2013.06.036

45. O. Adegoke, S. Khene, T. Nyokong
Fluorescence "Switch on" of Conjugates of CdTe@ZnS Quantum Dots with Al, Ni and Zn Tetraamino-Phthalocyanines by Hydrogen Peroxide: Characterization and Applications as Luminescent Nanosensors.
Journal of Fluorescence (2013), 23(5), 963-974
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10895-013-1222-x
DOI:10.1007/s10895-013-1222-x

46. O.E. Fayemi, A.S. Ogunlaja, P.F.M. Kempgens, E, Antunes, N. Torto, T. Nyokong,  Z.R. Tshentu
Adsorption and separation of platinum and palladium by polyamine functionalized polystyrene-based beads and nanofibers.
Minerals Engineering (2013), 53, 256-265.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mineng.2013.06.006
DOI:10.1016/j.mineng.2013.06.006

47. A.S. Ogunlaja, S. Khene, E. Antunes, T. Nyokong, N. Torto, Z.R. Tshentu
The development of catalytic oxovanadium(IV)-containing microspheres for the oxidation of various organosulfur compounds
Applied Catalysis, A: General (2013), 462-463, 157-167.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apcata.2013.05.004
DOI:10.1016/j.apcata.2013.05.004

48. A.I. Okewole, E. Antunes, T. Nyokong, Z.R. Tshentu
The development of novel nickel selective amine extractants: 2,2’-Pyridylimidazole
functionalised chelating resin.
Minerals Engineering 54 (2013) 88–93
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mineng.2013.04.019
DOI: 10.1016/j.mineng.2013.04.019

49. Modisha, Phillimon; Nyokong, Tebello; Antunes, Edith
Photodegradation of Orange G using zinc octacarboxyphthalocyanine supported on Fe3O4 nanoparticles.
Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical (2013), 380, 131-138.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molcata.2013.09.030
DOI:10.1016/j.molcata.2013.09.030

50. R.C. George, G.O.  Egharevba, T.  Nyokong
Absorbance and fluorescence studies on porphyrin nanostructures (pnr) as light harvesters in dye sensitized solar cells
http://www.ajol.info/index.php/ijs/article/view/131579
Ife Journal of Science 15 (2013) 455-462

51. Adegoke, Oluwasesan and Nyokong, Tebello
Unsymmetrically Substituted Nickel Triazatetra-Benzcorrole and Phthalocynanine Complexes: Conjugation to Quantum Dots and Applications as Fluorescent "Turn ON" Sensors
Journal of Fluorescence, 24(2) (2013) 1-11
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10895-013-1317-4
10.1007/s10895-013-1317-4

52. Ogbodu, O. and Nyokong, T.
Effects of number of ring substituents on the physicochemicalproperties of zinc aminophenoxy phthalocyanine-single walledcarbon nanotube conjugate.
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A:  Chemistry 274 (2013) 83-90
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2013.09.015

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