Dr Timothy Barendt

Junior Research Fellow


MChem (Oxon), DPhil (Oxon)

Academic Background

2008-2012: MChem (First Class), University of Oxford, Christ Church
2012-2016: DPhil in Inorganic Chemistry, University of Oxford, Pembroke College

Undergraduate Teaching

Inorganic Chemistry

Research Interests

Supramolecular chemistry; interlocked molecules; molecular machines; molecular recognition. 

For more information please see https://timothybarendt.com/research/ 

Publications Include:

Anion-Mediated Photophysical Behavior in a C60 Fullerene [3]Rotaxane Shuttle: T. A. Barendt, J. A. Weinstein, K. Porfyrakis and P. D. Beer et al., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 1924-1936.

Anion- and Solvent-Induced Rotary Dynamics and Sensing in a Perylene Diimide [3]Catenane: T. A. Barendt, L. Ferreira, I. Marques, V. Félix and P. D. Beer J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 9026-9037

Selective Nitrate Recognition by a Halogen Bonding [3]Rotaxane Molecular Shuttle: T. A. Barendt, A. Docker, I. Marques, V. Félix and P. D. Beer, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 11069-11076.

Superior Anion-Induced Shuttling Behaviour Exhibited by a Halogen Bonding Two Station Rotaxane: T. A. Barendt, S. Robinson, P. D. Beer, Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 5171-5180.

Halogen bonding in supramolecular chemistry: L. C. Gilday, S. W. Robinson, T. A. Barendt, M. J. Langton, B. R. Mullaney and P. D. Beer, Chem. Rev., 2015, 115, 7118–7195.

Anion Sensing by Solution- and Surface-Assembled Osmium(II) Bipyridyl Rotaxanes: J. Lehr, T. Lang, O. A. Blackburn, T.A. Barendt, S. Faulkner, J. J. Davis and P. D. Beer, Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 15898-15906.


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