2015 PUBLICATIONS

1. Fashina, Adedayo; Amuhaya, Edith; Nyokong, Tebello
A comparative photophysicochemical study of phthalocyanines encapsulated in core-shell silica nanoparticles
Spectrochimica Acta, Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy (2015), 137, 294-299.  DOI:10.1016/j.saa.2014.08.062
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1386142514012530

2. Chen, Wei; Zhang, Jianfeng; Mack, John; Kubheka, Gugu; Nyokong, Tebello; Shen, Zhen
Corrole-BODIPY Conjugates: Enhancing the Fluorescence and Phosphorescence Intensity of Corrole Complex via Efficient Through Bond Energy Transfer
RSC Advances, (2015), 5, 50962-50967
DOI:10.1039/C5RA07250
http://xlink.rsc.org/?DOI=C5RA07250F

3. D'Souza, Sarah; Moeno, Sharon; Nyokong, Tebello
Effects of ZnO nanohexagons and nanorods on the fluorescence behavior of metallophthalocyanines
Polyhedron (2015), 85, 476-481
DOI:10.1016/j.poly.2014.09.012
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0277538714006172

4. Maringa, Audacity; Mashazi, Philani; Nyokong, Tebello
Electrocatalytic activity of bimetallic Au-Pd nanoparticles in the presence of cobalt tetraaminophthalocyanine
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science (2015), 440, 151-161
DOI:10.1016/j.jcis.2014.10.056
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0021979714008212

5. Sanusi, Kayode; Nyokong, Tebello
Enhanced optical limiting behaviour of indium phthalocyanine derivatives when in solution or embedded in poly(acrylic acid) or poly(methyl methacrylate) polymers
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, A: Chemistry (2015), 303-304, 44-52 DOI:10.1016/j.jphotochem.2015.02.003
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1010603015000428

6. Ogbodu, Racheal O.; Nyokong, Tebello
Enhanced triplet state parameters for zinc carboxy phenoxy phthalocyanine following conjugation to ascorbic acid: Effects of adsorption on single walled carbon nanotubes
Polyhedron (2015), 90, 175-182
DOI:10.1016/j.poly.2015.01.032
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0277538715000595

7. Obuah, Collins; Lochee, Yemanlall; Jordaan, Johan H. L.; Otto, Daniel P.; Nyokong, Tebello; Darkwa, James
(Ferrocenylpyrazolyl)zinc(II) benzoates as catalysts for the ring opening polymerization of  -caprolactone
Polyhedron (2015), 90, 154-164
DOI:10.1016/j.poly.2015.02.007
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0277538715000868

8. Mthethwa, Thandekile; Nyokong, Tebello
Fluorescence behavior and singlet oxygen generating abilities of aluminum phthalocyanine in the presence of nisotropic gold nanoparticles
Journal of Luminescence (2015), 157, 207-214
DOI:10.1016/j.jlumin.2014.09.005
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jlumin.2014.09.005

9. Taylor, Jessica; Litwinski, Christian; Nyokong, Tebello; Antunes, Edith
Fluorescence Behaviour of an Aluminium Octacarboxy Phthalocyanine - NaYGdF4:Yb/Er Nanoparticle Conjugate
Journal of Fluorescence (2015), 25(3), 489-501
DOI:10.1007/s10895-015-1539-8
http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10895-015-1539-8

10. Tshangana, Charmaine; Nyokong, Tebello
Improved triplet state parameters for indium octacarboxy phthalocyanines when conjugated to quantum dots and magnetite nanoparticles
Journal of Molecular Structure (2015), 1089, 161-169
DOI:10.1016/j.molstruc.2015.02.040
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0022286015001386

11. Nyoni, Stephen; Mashazi, Philani; Nyokong, Tebello
Iodine-Doped Cobalt Phthalocyanine Supported on Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes for Electrocatalysis of Oxygen Reduction Reaction
Electroanalysis (2015), 27(5), 1176-1187.
DOI:10.1002/elan.201400499
http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/elan.201400499

12. Sekhosana, Kutloano E.; Amuhaya, Edith; Nyokong, Tebello
Nanosecond nonlinear optical limiting properties of new trinuclear lanthanide phthalocyanines in solution and as thin films
Polyhedron (2015), 85, 347-354
DOI:10.1016/j.poly.2014.08.047
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0277538714005701

13. Sanusi, Kayode; Stone, Justin M.; Nyokong, Tebello
Nonlinear optical behaviour of indium-phthalocyanine tethered to magnetite or silica nanoparticles
New Journal of Chemistry (2015), 39(3), 1665-1677
DOI:10.1039/C4NJ01619J
http://xlink.rsc.org/?DOI=C4NJ01619J

14. Zongo, S.;Sanusi, K.; Britton, J.; Mthunzi, P.; Nyokong, T.; Maaza, M.; Sahraoui, B.
Nonlinear optical properties of natural laccaic acid dye studied using Z-scan technique
Optical Materials (Amsterdam, Netherlands), (2015), 46, 270-275
DOI:10.1016/j.optmat.2015.04.03
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0925346715002591

15. Mkhize, Colin; Britton, Jonathan; Mack, John; Nyokong, Tebello
Optical limiting and singlet oxygen generation properties of phosphorus triazatetrabenzcorroles
Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (2015), 19(1/3), 192-204 DOI:10.1142/S1088424614501065
http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S1088424614501065

16. Adegoke, Oluwasesan; Nyokong, Tebello; Forbes, Patricia B. C.
Optical properties of water-soluble L-cysteine-capped alloyed CdSeS quantum dot passivated with ZnSeTe and ZnSeTe/ZnS shells
Optical Materials (Amsterdam, Netherlands) (2015), 46, 548-554
DOI:10.1016/j.optmat.2015.05.024
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0925346715003183

17. Gai, Lizhi; Mack, John; Lu, Hua; Nyokong, Tebello; Li, Zhifang; Kobayashi, Nagao; Shen, Zhen
Organosilicon compounds as fluorescent chemosensors for fluoride anion recognition
Coordination Chemistry Reviews (2015), 285, 24-51
DOI:10.1016/j.ccr.2014.10.009
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0010854514002823

18. Khoza, Phindile; Nyokong, Tebello
Photocatalytic behaviour of zinc tetraamino phthalocyanine-silver nanoparticles immobilized on chitosan beads
Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical (2015), 399, 25-32
DOI:10.1016/j.molcata.2015.01.017
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1381116915000217

19. Ogbodu, Racheal O.; Ndhundhuma, Ivy; Karsten, Aletta; Nyokong, Tebello
Photodynamic therapy effect of zinc monoamino phthalocyanine-folic acid conjugate adsorbed on single walled carbon nanotubes on melanoma cells
Spectrochimica Acta, Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy (2015), 137, 1120-1125
DOI:10.1016/j.saa.2014.09.033
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1386142514013638

20. Bankole, Owolabi M.; Britton, Jonathan; Nyokong, Tebello
Photophysical and non-linear optical behavior of novel tetra alkynyl terminated indium phthalocyanines: Effects of the carbon chain length
Polyhedron (2015), 88, 73-80  
DOI:10.1016/j.poly.2014.12.020
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0277538714007852

21. Bankole, Owolabi M.; Nyokong, Tebello
Photophysical and nonlinear optical studies of tetraakynyl zincphthalocyanine and its "clicked" analogue
Journal of Molecular Structure (2015), 1089, 107-115  
DOI:10.1016/j.molstruc.2015.01.048
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022286015000678

22. Ogbodu, Racheal O.; Limson, Janice L.; Prinsloo, Earl; Nyokong, Tebello
Photophysical properties and photodynamic therapy effect of zinc phthalocyanine-spermine-single walled carbon nanotube conjugate on MCF-7 breast cancer cell line
Synthetic Metals (2015), 204, 122-132 DOI:10.1016/j.synthmet.2015.03.011
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.synthmet.2015.03.011

23. Ogbodu, Racheal O.; Amuhaya, Edith K.; Mashazi, Philani; Nyokong, Tebello
Photophysical properties of zinc phthalocyanine-uridine single walled carbon nanotube - conjugates
Spectrochimica Acta, Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy (2015), 149, 231-239
DOI:10.1016/j.saa.2015.04.040
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1386142515005120

24. P. Modisha, T. Nyokong, E. Antunes
Photophysical properties of zinc tetracarboxy phthalocyanines conjugated to magnetic nanoparticles
Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology  15 (2015) 3688-3696
http://dx.doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2015.9247

25. Fashina, Adedayo; Amuhaya, Edith; Nyokong, Tebello
Photophysical studies of newly derivatized mono substituted phthalocyanines grafted onto silica nanoparticles via click chemistry
Spectrochimica Acta, Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy (2015), 140, 256-264
DOI:10.1016/j.saa.2014.12.070
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1386142514018502

26. Osifeko, Olawale L.; Durmus, Mahmut; Nyokong, Tebello
Physicochemical and photodynamic antimicrobial chemotherapy studies of mono- and tetra-pyridyloxy substituted indium(III) phthalocyanines
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, A: Chemistry (2015), 301, 47-54
DOI:10.1016/j.jphotochem.2014.12.011
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1010603014005267

27. Oluwole, David O.; Nyokong, Tebello
Physicochemical behavior of nanohybrids of mono and tetra substituted carboxyphenoxy phthalocyanine covalently linked to GSH-CdTe/CdS/ZnS quantum dots
Polyhedron (2015), 87, 8-16
DOI:10.1016/j.poly.2014.10.024
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S027753871400686X

28. Adegoke, Oluwasesan; Nyokong, Tebello; Forbes, Patricia B. C.
Structural and optical properties of alloyed quaternary CdSeTeS core and CdSeTeS/ZnS core-shell quantum dots
Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2015),  645, 443-449.
DOI:10.1016/j.jallcom.2015.05.08
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0925838815013766

29. Ledwaba, Mpho; Masilela, Nkosiphile; Nyokong, Tebello; Antunes, Edith
Surface modification of silica-coated gadolinium oxide nanoparticles with zinc tetracarboxyphenoxy phthalocyanine for the photodegradation of Orange G
Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical (2015), 403, 64-76 DOI:10.1016/j.molcata.2015.03.023
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1381116915001272

30. Taylor, Jessica M.; Litwinski, Christian; Nyokong, Tebello; Antunes, Edith M.
Synthesis and characterization of Na(Y,Gd)F4 upconversion nanoparticles and an investigation of their effects on the photophysical properties of an unsubstituted tetrathiophenoxy phthalocyanine
Journal of Nanoparticle Research (2015), 17(2), 1-18
DOI:10.1007/s11051-015-2889-5
http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11051-015-2889-5

31. Oluwole, David O.; Britton, Jonathan; Mashazi, Philani; Nyokong, Tebello
Synthesis and photophysical properties of nanocomposites of aluminum tetrasulfonated phthalocyanine covalently linked to glutathione capped CdTe/CdS/ZnS quantum dots
Synthetic Metals (2015), 205, 212-221 DOI:10.1016/j.synthmet.2015.04.015
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0379677915001800

32. Sekhosana, Kutloano E.; Amuhaya, Edith; Khene, Samson; Nyokong, Tebello
Synthesis, photophysical and nonlinear optical behavior of neodymium based trisphthalocyanine
Inorganica Chimica Acta (2015), 426, 221-226
DOI:10.1016/j.ica.2014.11.029
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0020169314007282

33. Omolola E. Fayemi, Adeniyi S Ogunlaja, Edith Antunes, Tebello Nyokong, Zenixole R. Tshentu
The development of palladium(II)-specific amine-functionalized silica-based microparticles: adsorption and column separation studies
Separation Science and Technology, (2015), 50:10, 1497-1506
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01496395.2014.978017

34. Tshangana, Charmaine; Nyokong, Tebello
The Photophysical Properties of Multi-Functional Quantum Dots-Magnetic Nanoparticles-Indium
Octacarboxyphthalocyanine Nanocomposite
Journal of Fluorescence (2015), 25(1), 199-210
DOI:10.1007/s10895-014-1497-6
http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10895-014-1497-6

35. Khoza, Phindile; Nyokong, Tebello
Visible light transformation of Rhodamine 6G using tetracarbazole zinc phthalocyanine when embedded in electrospun fibers and in the presence of ZnO and Ag particles
Journal of Coordination Chemistry (2015), 68(7), 1117-1131 DOI:10.1080/00958972.2015.1013944
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00958972.2015.1013944

36. Mthethwa, Thandekile; Nyokong, Tebello
Photoinactivation of Candida albicans and Escherichia coli using aluminium phthalocyanine on gold nanoparticles
Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences (2015), 14(7), 1346-1356. DOI:10.1039/C4PP00315B
http://xlink.rsc.org/?DOI=C4PP00315B

37. Tshangana Charmaine; Nyokong Tebello
Photophysical properties gallium octacarboxy phthalocyanines conjugated to CdSe@ZnS quantum dots
Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy (2015), 151, 397-404
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1386142515007829

38. Ogbodu Racheal O; Nyokong Tebello
The effect of ascorbic acid on the photophysical properties and photodynamic therapy activities of zinc phthalocyanine-single walled carbon nanotube conjugate on MCF-7 cancer cells
Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy (2015), 151, 174-183
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2015.06.063

39. Nyoni, Stephen; Nyokong, Tebello
Comparative electrocatalytic studies of nanocomposites of mixed and covalently linked multiwalled carbon nanotubes and 4-(4,6-diaminopyrimidin-2-ylthio) phthalocyaninato cobalt(II)
Polyhedron 98 (2015), 47-54
DOI:10.1016/j.poly.2015.05.038
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S027753871500306X

40. Adedayo Fashina and Tebello Nyokong
Nonlinear Optical responses of tetra and mono substituted zinc phthalocyanine complexes.
Journal of Luminescence 167 (2015), 71-79
doi:10.1016/j.jlumin.2015.06.003
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S002223131500321X

41. D'Souza, Sarah; Mashazi, Philani; Britton, Jonathan; Nyokong, Tebello
Effects of differently shaped silver nanoparticles on the photophysics of pyridylsulfanyl-substituted phthalocyanines
Polyhedron (2015), 99, 112-121
DOI:10.1016/j.poly.2015.06.038
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S027753871500354X


42. Liang, Xu; Xu, Li; Li, Minzhi; Mack, John; Stone, Justin; Nyokong, Tebello; Jiang, Yu; Kobayashi, Nagao; Zhu, Weihua
Facile synthesis, spectroscopic and electrochemical properties, and theoretical calculations of porphyrin dimers with a bridging amide-bonded xanthene moiety
Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (2015), 19(7), 819-829. DOI:10.1142/S1088424615500492
http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/10.1142/S1088424615500492

43. Managa, Muthumuni; Amuhaya, Edith K.; Nyokong, Tebello
Photodynamic antimicrobial chemotherapy activity of (5,10,15,20-tetrakis(4-(4- carboxyphenycarbonoimidoyl)phenyl)porphyrinato) chloro gallium(III)
Spectrochimica Acta, Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy (2015), 151, 867-874. DOI:10.1016/j.saa.2015.06.088
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1386142515007842

44. Managa, Muthumuni; Nyokong, Tebello
Photodynamic antimicrobial chemotherapy activity of gallium tetra-(4-carboxyphenyl) porphyrin when conjugated to differently shaped platinum nanoparticles
Journal of Molecular Structure (2015), 1099, 432-440. DOI:10.1016/j.molstruc.2015.06.077
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0022286015300971

45. D'Souza, Sarah; Ogbodu, Racheal; Nyokong, Tebello
The effects of gold coated and uncoated zinc oxide nanohexagons on the photophysicochemical properties of the low symmetry zinc phthalocyanine
Journal of Molecular Structure (2015), 1099, 551-559. DOI:10.1016/j.molstruc.2015.06.088
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0022286015301125

46. Sekhosana, Kutloano Edward; Nyokong, Tebello
The nonlinear absorption in new lanthanide double decker pyridine-based phthalocyanines in solution and thin films
Optical Materials (Amsterdam, Netherlands) (2015), 47, 211-218
DOI:10.1016/j.optmat.2015.05.022
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S092534671500316X

47. Bankole, Owolabi M.; Nyokong, Tebello
Mercaptopyridine-substituted indium, zinc, and metal-free phthalocyanines: nonlinear optical studies in solution and on polymer matrices
Journal of Coordination Chemistry (2015), 68(20), 3727-3740.
DOI:10.1080/00958972.2015.1077237
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00958972.2015.1077237

48. Oluwole, David O.;  Nyokong, Tebello
Comparative photophysicochemical behavior of nanoconjugates of indium tetracarboxyphenoxy phthalocyanines covalently linked to CdTe/ZnSe/ZnO quantum dots
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, A: Chemistry (2015), 312, 34-44.  DOI:10.1016/j.jphotochem.2015.07.009
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2015.07.009

49. D'Souza, Sarah; George, Reama; Goksel, Meltem; Atilla, Devrim; Durmus, Mahmut; Nyokong, Tebello
Enhanced triplet state yields in aqueous media of asymmetric zinc phthalocyanines when conjugated to silver nanoflowers.
Polyhedron (2015), 100, 296-302
DOI:10.1016/j.poly.2015.08.017
http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0277538715004544

50. Wang, Bei-Bei; Zuo, Huiping; Mack, John; Majumdar, Poulomi; Nyokong, Tebello; Chan, Kin Shing; Shen, Zhen
Optical properties and electronic structures of axially-ligated group 9 porphyrins
Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines (2015), 19(8), 973-982
DOI:10.1142/S108842461550073X
http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/10.1142/S108842461550073X

51. Mugadza, Tawanda; Antunes, Edith; Nyokong, Tebello
Synthesis of single-walled carbon nanotubes by the pyrolysis of a compression activated iron(II)
phthalocyanine/phthalocyanine metal-free derivative/ferric acetate mixture
Journal of Chemical Sciences (Berlin, Germany) (2015), 127(7), 1191-1199.
DOI:10.1007/s12039-015-0886-y
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12039-015-0886-y

52. Majumdar, Poulomi; Mack, John; Nyokong, Tebello
Synthesis, characterization and photophysical properties of an acenaphthalene fused-ring-expanded NIR absorbing aza-BODIPY dye
RSC Advances (2015), 5(95), 78253-78258
DOI:10.1039/C5RA14916A
http://xlink.rsc.org/?DOI=C5RA14916A

53. Nxele, Siphesihle Robin; Mashazi, Philani; Nyokong, Tebello
Electrode Modification Using Alkynyl Substituted Fe(II) Phthalocyanine via Electrografting and Click Chemistry for Electrocatalysis
Electroanalysis (2015), 27(10), 2468-2478
DOI:10.1002/elan.201500212
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/elan.201500212/full

54. Watkins, Zane; Taylor, Jessica; D'Souza, Sarah; Britton, Jonathan; Nyokong, Tebello
Fluorescence Behaviour and Singlet Oxygen Production of Aluminium Phthalocyanine in the Presence of Upconversion Nanoparticles
Journal of Fluorescence (2015), 25(5), 1417-1429
DOI:10.1007/s10895-015-1632-z
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10895-015-1632-z#/

55. Jiang, Yu; Li, Minzhi; Liang, Xu; Mack, John; Wildervanck, Martijn; Nyokong, Tebello; Qin, Mingfeng; Zhu, Weihua
Lipophilic M(  ,  '-OC5H11)8phthalocyanines (M = H2 and Ni(II)): synthesis, electronic structure, and their utility for highly efficient carbonyl reductions
Dalton Transactions (2015), 44(41), 18237-18246.
DOI:10.1039/C5DT03256C
http://xlink.rsc.org/?DOI=C5DT03256C

56.  Ngubeni, Grace N.; Britton, Jonathan; Mack, John; New, Edward; Hancox, Ian; Walker, Marc; Nyokong, Tebello; Jones, Tim S.; Khene, Samson
Spectroscopic and nonlinear optical properties of the four positional isomers of 4  -(4-tert- butylphenoxy)phthalocyanine
Journal of Materials Chemistry C: Materials for Optical and Electronic Devices (2015), 3(41), 10705-10714.
DOI:10.1039/C5TC01601K
http://xlink.rsc.org/?DOI=C5TC01601K

57. Tasso, Thiago Teixeira; Furuyama, Taniyuki; Mack, John; Nyokong, Tebello; Kobayashi, Nagao
Synthesis and Photophysical Investigation of Tetraazaporphyrin Substituted with Aggregation-Induced Emission (AIE) Active Moieties
European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry,  (2015) (13) 5516-5522
DOI:10.1002/ejic.201500726
http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/ejic.201500726

58. R.C. George,  J. Falgenhauer ,  C. Gies, T. Nyokong, D.  Schlettwein
Characterization of porphyrin nanorods on fluoride doped tin oxide glass  sheet
J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines, 19 (2015) 1147-1158
http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/10.1142/S1088424615500923

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