Selected Research Papers

Evaluation of polyurea-crosslinked alginate aerogels for seawater decontamination
Paraskevopoulou, P.; Raptopoulos, G.; Leontaridou, F.; Papastergiou, M.; Sakellari, A.; Karavoltsos, S. Gels 2021, 7, 27.

Metal-doped carbons from polyurea-crosslinked alginate aerogel beads
Raptopoulos, G.; Papastergiou, M.; Chriti, D.; Effraimopoulou, E.; Čendak, T.; Samartzis, N.; Mali, G.; Ioannides, T.; Gurikov, P.; Smirnova, I.; Paraskevopoulou, P. Mater. Adv. 2021, D0MA01025A.

Polyurea-crosslinked biopolymer aerogel beads
Paraskevopoulou, P.; Smirnova, I.; Athamneh, T.; Papastergiou, M.; Chriti, D.; Mali, G.; Čendak, T.; Raptopoulos, G.; Gurikov, P. RSC Adv. 2020, 10, 40843-40852.

A cellular automata approach for the modeling of a polyamide and carbon aerogel structure and its properties
Menshutina, N.; Lebedev, I.; Lebedev, E.; Paraskevopoulou, P.; Chriti, D.; Mitrofanov, I. Gels 2020, 6, 35.

Large, rapid swelling of high-cis polydicyclopentadiene aerogels suitable for solvent-responsive actuators
Chriti, D.; Raptopoulos, G.; Brandenburg, B.; Paraskevopoulou, P. Polymers 2020, 12, 1033.

Mechanically strong polyurea/polyurethane-cross-linked alginate aerogels
Paraskevopoulou, P.; Smirnova, I.; Athamneh, T.; Papastergiou, M.; Chriti, D.; Mali, G.; Čendak, T.; Chatzichristidi, M.; Raptopoulos, G.; Gurikov, P. ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 2020, 2, 1974-1988.

An extreme case of swelling of mostly cis-polydicyclopentadiene by selective solvent absorption – Application in decontamination and environmental remediation
Chriti, D.; Raptopoulos, G.; Anyfantis, G.C.; Paraskevopoulou, P. ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 2019, 1, 1648-1659.

Poly(urethane-acrylate) aerogels from the isocyanurate trimer of isophorone diisocyanate
Papastergiou, M.; Chriti, D.; Damalas, D. E.; Raptopoulos, G.; Paraskevopoulou, P. J. Supercrit. Fluids 2019, 148, 42-54.

Poly(urethane-acrylate) aerogels via radical polymerization of dendritic urethane-acrylate monomers
Papastergiou, M.; Kanellou, A.; Chriti, D.; Raptopoulos, G.; Paraskevopoulou, P. Materials 2018, 11, 2249.

Comparative nitrene-transfer chemistry to olefinic substrates mediated by a library of anionic Mn(II) triphenylamido-amine reagents and M(II) congeners (M = Fe, Co, Ni) favoring aromatic over aliphatic alkenes
Bagchi, V.; Kalra, A.; Das, P.; Paraskevopoulou, P.; Gorla, S.; Ai, L.; Wang, Q.; Mohapatra, S.; Choudhury, A.; Sun, Z.; Cundari, T.R.; Stavropoulos, P. ACS Catal. 2018, 8, 9183-9206.

Strategies toward catalytic biopolymers: Incorporation of tungsten in alginate aerogels
Paraskevopoulou, P.; Gurikov, P.; Raptopoulos, G.; Chriti, D.; Papastergiou, M.; Kypritidou, Z.; Skounakis, V.; Argyraki, A. Polyhedron 2018, 154, 209-216.

Millimeter-size spherical polyurea aerogel beads with narrow size distribution
Chriti, D.; Raptopoulos, G.; Papastergiou, M.; Paraskevopoulou, P. Gels 2018, 4, 66.

Poly(urethane-norbornene) aerogels via Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization of dendritic urethane-norbornene monomers: Structure-property relationships as a function of an aliphatic versus an aromatic core and the number of peripheral norbornene moieties
Kanellou, A.; Anyfantis, G.C.; Chriti, D.; Raptopoulos, G.; Pitsikalis, M.; Paraskevopoulou, P. Molecules 2018, 23, 7.

Copolymerization of norbornene and norbornadiene using a cis-selective bimetallic W-based catalytic system
Raptopoulos, G.; Kyriakou, K.; Mali, G.; Scarpellini, A.; Anyfantis, G.C.; Mavromoustakos, T.; Pitsikalis, M.; Paraskevopoulou, P. Polymers 2017, 9, 141.

Synthesis and structural characterization of poly(dicyclopentadiene) gels obtained with a novel ditungsten versus conventional W and Ru mononuclear catalysts
Raptopoulos, G.; Anyfantis, G.C.; Chriti, D.; Paraskevopoulou, P. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2017, 460, 69-76.

Metathesis polymerization reactions induced by the bimetallic complex (Ph4P)2[W2(m-Br)3Br6]
Chriti, D.; Grigoropoulos, A.; Raptopoulos, G.; Charalambidis, G.; Nikolaou, V.; Coutsolelos, A. G.; Pitsikalis, M.; Mertis, K.; Paraskevopoulou, P. Polymers 2015, 7, 2611-2624.

Exploring the reactivity of Na[W2(m-Cl)3Cl4(THF)2].(THF)3 towards the polymerization of selected cycloolefins
Saragas, N.; Floros, G.; Raptopoulos, G.; Pitsikalis, M.; Paraskevopoulou, P.; Mertis, K. Molecules 2015, 20, 21896-21908.

A versatile tripodal Cu(I) reagent for C–N bond construction via nitrene-transfer chemistry: Catalytic perspectives and mechanistic insights on C–H aminations/amidinations and olefin aziridinations
Bagchi, V.; Paraskevopoulou, P.; Das, P.; Chi, L.; Wang, Q.; Choudhury, A.; Mathieson, J.S.; Cronin, L.; Pardue, D.B.; Cundari, T.R.; Mitrikas, G.; Sanakis, Y.; Stavropoulos, P. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 11362-11381.

Statistical copolymers of norbornene and 5-vinyl-2-norbornene by a ditungsten complex mediated ring-opening metathesis polymerization: synthesis, thermal properties, and kinetics of thermal decomposition
Floros, G.; Agrafioti, F.; Grigoropoulos, A.; Paraskevopoulou, P.; Mertis, K.; Tseklima, M.; Veli, M.; Pitsikalis, M. J. Polym. Sci. A: Polym. Chem. 2013, 51, 4835-4844.

Synthesis and characterization of a family of Co(II) triphenylamido-amine complexes and catalytic activity in controlled radical polymerization of olefins
Bagchi, V.; Raptopoulos G.; Das, P.; Christodoulou, S.; Wang, Q.; Ai, L.; Choudhury, A.; Pitsikalis, M.; Paraskevopoulou, P.; Stavropoulos, P. Polyhedron 2013, 52, 78-90.

Ring opening metathesis polymerization of norbornene and derivatives by the triply bonded ditungsten complex Na[W2(m-Cl)3Cl4(THF)2].(THF)3
Saragas, N.; Floros, G.; Paraskevopoulou, P.; Psaroudakis, N.; Koinis, S.; Pitsikalis, M.; Hadjichristidis, N.; Mertis, K. Polymers 2012, 4, 1657-1673.

Statistical copolymers of methyl methacrylate and 2-methacryloyloxyethyl ferrocenecarboxylate: monomer reactivity ratios, thermal and electrochemical properties
Droulia, M.; Anastasaki, A.; Rokotas, A.; Pitsikalis, M.; Paraskevopoulou, P. J. Polym. Sci. A: Polym. Chem. 2011, 49, 3080-3089.

Isolation, characterization and computational studies of the novel [Mo3(m3-Br)2(m-Br)3Br6]2– cluster anion
Paraskevopoulou, P.; Makedonas, C.; Psaroudakis, N.; Mitsopoulou, C.A.; Floros, G.; Seressioti, A.; Ioannou, M.; Sanakis, Y.; Rath, N.; Gσmez Garcνa, C.J.; Stavropoulos, P.; Mertis, K. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 2068-2076.

Synthesis and characterization of a series of structurally and electronically diverse Fe(II) complexes featuring a family of triphenylamido-amine ligands
Paraskevopoulou, P.; Ai, L.; Wang, Q.; Pinnapareddy, D.; Acharyya, R.; Dinda, R.; Das, P.; Celenligil-Cetin, R.; Floros, G.; Sanakis, Y.; Choudhury, A.; Rath, N.P.; Stavropoulos, P. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 108-122.

Preparation and characterization of Ni(dpedt)(pddt) and Ni(dpedt)(pddt).CS2, where dpedt is diphenylethylenedithiolate and pddt is 6,7-dihydro-5H-1,4-dithiepin-2,3-dithiolate
Anyfantis, G.C.; Papavassiliou, G.C.; Terzis, A.; Raptopoulou, C.P.; Psycharis, V.; Paraskevopoulou, P. Polyhedron 2009, 29, 969-974.

Bis[1,2-diphenyl-1,2-ethylenedithiolato(2-)-kS1,kS2] gold: preparation, structure and properties
Papavassiliou, G.C.; Anyfantis, G.C.; Raptopoulou, C.P.; Psycharis, V.; Ioannidis, N.; Petrouleas, V.; Paraskevopoulou, P. Polyhedron 2009, 28, 3368-3372.

Polymerization of terminal alkynes with a triply bonded ditungsten halo-complex
Saragas, N.; Floros, G.; Paraskevopoulou, P.; Psaroudakis, N.; Koinis, S.; Pitsikalis, M.; Mertis, K. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2009, 303, 124-131.

Some unsymmetrical metal 1,2-dithiolenes based on palladium, platinum and gold
Papavassiliou, G.C.; Anyfantis, G.C.; Terzis, A.; Psycharis, V.; Kyritsis, P.; Paraskevopoulou, P. Z. Naturforsch. 2008, 63b, 1377-1382.

Metalloradical complexes of manganese and chromium featuring an oxidatively rearranged ligand
Celenligil-Cetin, R.; Paraskevopoulou, P.; Lalioti, N.; Sanakis, Y.; Staples, R.J.; Rath, N.P.; Stavropoulos, P. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 10998-11009.

Redox reactivity and comprehensive synthetic chemistry of the perchloroditungstate [W2(m-Cl)3Cl6]n– (n = 3, 2, 1) anions in organic media
Paraskevopoulou, P.; Petalidou, E.; Panas, A.; Ioannou, M.; Koinis, S.; Psaroudakis, N.; Leventis, N.; Stavropoulos, P.; Mertis, K. Polyhedron 2008, 27, 2859-2866.

Catalytic polymerization of alkynes with the quadruply bonded octachloroditungsten anion
Floros, G.; Saragas, N.; Paraskevopoulou, P.; Choinopoulos, I.; Koinis, S.; Psaroudakis, N.; Pitsikalis, M.; Mertis, K. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2008, 289, 76-81.

Oxidative ligand rearrangement due to incipient aminyl radicals in the oxidation of iron(II) species with dioxygen
Celenligil-Cetin, R.; Paraskevopoulou, P.; Dinda, R.; Lalioti, N.; Sanakis, Y.; Rawashdeh, A.M.; Staples, R.J.; Sinn, E.; Stavropoulos, P. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 673-677.

Synthesis, characterization, and reactivity of iron trisamidoamine complexes that undergo both metal- and ligand-centered oxidative transformations
Ηelenligil-Ηetin, R.; Paraskevopoulou, P.; Dinda, R.; Staples, R.J.; Sinn, E.; Rath, N.P.; Stavropoulos, P. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 1165-1172.

Efficient chemoselective oxidation of phenylmethanols to aldehydes with iodosobenzene
Paraskevopoulou, P.; Petalidou, E.; Psaroudakis, N.; Stavropoulos, P.; Mertis, K. Monatsh. Chem. 2005, 136, 2035-2039.

Catalytic selective oxidation of benzyl alcohols to aldehydes with rhenium complexes
Paraskevopoulou, P.; Psaroudakis, N.; Koinis, S.; Stavropoulos, P.; Mertis, K. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2005, 240, 27-32.

Structural and functional characteristics of rhenium clusters derived from redox chemistry of the triangular [ReIII3(m-Cl)3] core unit
Neumann, D.; Paraskevopoulou, P.; Psaroudakis, N.; Mertis, K.; Staples, R.J.; Stavropoulos, P. Inorg. Chem. 2000, 39, 5530-5537.