INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS POLISH ACADEMY OF SCIENCE


ON21 MOLECULAR PHOTOPHYSICS GROUP




Prof. dr hab. Boleslaw Kozankiewicz

Position

Professor of Physics, Head of the group

Address

Al. Lotnikow 32/46
02-668 Warszawa Poland

Phone

+(48-22) 843-66-01 (after connection dial 3285)

E-mail

kozank@ifpan.edu.pl

WWW

www.ifpan.edu.pl/ON21/kozank.html





MAIN FIELDS OF ACTIVITY AND INTEREST DURING THE LAST YEARS


Single molecule detection and spectroscopy;

High-resolution spectroscopy of triplet carbenes - the hole burning study;

Electronic excitation energy transfer and thermally activated fluorescence (TADF)in molecular crystals of charge-transfer complexes. Read an article here



PROJECTS




QuantERA call 2017: "Towards Room Temperature Quantum Technologies" (NCN 2017/25/Z/ST03038, "W kierunku kwantowychtechnologii w temperaturze pokojowej"), (2018-2021)

QuantERA call 2017: ORganic Quantum Integrated Devices (NCBiR, Organiczne Kwantowe Zintegrowane Urządzenia) , (2018-2021)

2015/17/B/ST2/01744. "Optically controlled single-molecule transistor" (Optycznie sterowany tranzystor jedno-molekularny), (2016-2018)

N N202 204034,"Single molecules as probes of the structural changes of the nano-environment" (Pojedyncza cz±steczka jako sonda zmian strukturalnych w jej nanootoczeniu), (2008-2011)

N202 051 32/1188,"Changes of the matrix nanostructure with temperature monitored with the aid of fluorescent single molecule probes" (Temperaturowe zmiany nano-struktury matrycy krystalicznej rejestrowane za pomoc± fluorescencyjnej sondy jedno-molekularnej), (2007-2009)

2 P03B 079 24,"Crystall structure dynamics investigated with single molecule probes" (Dynamika sieci krystalicznej badana przy pomocy sondy jedno-molekularnej), (2003-2006)

7 T09A 052 20, "Relaxation of electronically excited triplet states in carbenes" (Relaksacja elektronowo wzbudzonych stanów tripletowych w karbenach), (2001-2002)

2 P03B 046 12, "Single molecules as probes of their nano-environment" (Pojedyncze cząsteczki jako sondy ich nano-otoczenia), (1997-2001)

2 P302 075 04, "Electronic energy transfer between charge-transfer states" (Przenoszenie elektronowej energii wzbudzenia pomiedzy stanami charge-transfer), (1993-1996)



REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS


A. Irena Deperasinska, Marzena Banasiewicz, and Bolesław Kozankiewicz, Spectra and nature of the electronic states of 2,3-dibromonaphthalene single crystal, Journal of Luminescence 213 (2019) 108-116.


A. Moradi, Z. Ristanovic, M. Orrit, I. Deperasińska, B. Kozankiewicz, Matrix-induced Linear Stark Effect of Single Dibenzoterrylene Molecules in 2,3-Dibromonaphthalene Crystal, ChemPhysChem 20 (2019) 55-61.

Moradi


K. A. Zachariasse, S. I. Druzhinin, O. Morawski, and B. Kozankiewicz, Fluorescence of 4-(Diisopropyloamino)benzonitrile (DIABN) Single Crystals from 300 K down to 5 K. Intermolecular Charge Transfer Disappears below 60 K, The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 112 (2018) 6985-6996.


O. K. Gutowski, C. Azarias, M. Banasiewicz, B. Kozankiewicz, D. Jacquemin, D. T. Gryko, Synthesis and Photophysical Properties of N-arylated Diketopyrrolopyrroles, European Journal of Organic Chemistry (2018) 6643-6648.


O. Vakuliuk, S. Ooi, I. Deperasińska, O. Staszewska-Krajewska, M. Banasiewicz, B. Kozankiewicz, O. Danylyuk and D. T. Gryko, Unprecedented rearrangement of/**/diketopyrrolopyrroles leads to structurally unique chromophores, Chemical Communications 53 (2017) 11877-11880.


M. Białkowska, I. Deperasińska, A. Makarewicz, and B. Kozankiewicz, Anomalous doping of a molecular crystal monitored with confocal fluorescence microscopy. Terrylene in a p-terphenyl crystal, The Journal of Chemical Physics 147 (2017) 114302.


I. Deperasinska, B. Kozankiewicz, Non-planar distortion of terrylene molecules in a naphthalene crystal, Chemical Physics Letters 684 (2017) 208-211.

L.G. Lukasiewicz, H.G. Ryu, A. Mikhaylov, C. Azarias, M. Banasiewicz, B. Kozankiewicz, K.H. Ahn, D. Jacquemin, A. Rebane, D.T. Gryko, Symmetry Breaking in Pyrrolo[3,2-b]pyrroles: Synthesis, Solvatofluorochromism and Two-photon Absorption, Chemistry-An Asian Journal 12 (2017) 1736-1748.

P. Kurzep, L. Skorka, M. Zagorska, M. Banasiewicz, P. Gunka, B. Kozankiewicz, I. Kulszewicz-Bajer, New quinacridone derivatves with -extended conjugation in central core, RSC Advances 7 (2017) 8627-8632.

M. Bialkowska, W. Chaladaj, I. Deperasinska, A. Drzewiecka-Antonik, A.E. Koziol, A. Makarewicz, B. Kozankiewicz, Single molecules of terrylene in di-substituted naphthalenes crystallizing in the herringbone pattern, RSC Advances 7 (2017) 2780-2788.

J. Kaszewski, B.S. Witkowski, L. Wachnicki, H. Przybylinska, B. Kozankiewicz, E. Mijowska, M. Godlewski, Reduction of Tb4+ ions in luminescent Y2O3:Tb nanorods prepared by microwave hydrothermal route, Journal of Rare Earths 34 (2016) 774-781.

J. Kaszewski, B.S. Witkowski, L. Wachnicki, H. Przybylinska, B. Kozankiewicz, E. Mijowska, M. Godlewski, Luminescence enhancement in nanocrystalline Eu2O3 nanorods - Microwave hydrothermal ceystallization and thermal degradation of cubic phase, Optical Materials 59 (2016)76-82.

J. Kaszewski, M.M. Godlewski, B.S. Witkowski, A. Slonska, E. Wolska-Kornio, L. Wachnicki, H. Przybylinska, B. Kozankiewicz, A. Szal, M.A. Domino, E. Mijowska, M. Godlewski, Y2O3:Eu nanocrystals as biomarkers prepared by a microwave hydrothermal method, Optical Materials 59 (2016) 157-164.

M.K. Weclawski, I. Deperasińska, A. Leniak, M. Banasiewicz, B. Kozankiewicz, D.T. Gryko, Unexpected formation of -expanded isoquinoline from anthracene possessing four electron-donating groups via the Duff reaction, Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 14 (2016) 7046-7052.

M. Grzybowski, I. Deperasińska, M. Chotkowski, M. Banasiewicz, A. Makarewicz, B. Kozankiewicz, D.T. Gryko, Dipyrrolonaphthyridinediones - structurally unique cross-conjugated dyes, Chemical Communications 52 (2016) 5108-5111.

L.G. Lukasiewicz, I. Deperasińska, Y.M. Poronik, Y. Woong Jun, M. Banasiewicz, B. Kozankiewicz,K. Han Ahn, D.T. Gryko, Dipolar Dyes with a Pyrrolo[2,3-b]quinoxaline Skeleton Containing a Cyano Group and a Bridged Tertiary Amino Group: Synthesis, Solvatofluorochromism and Bioimaging, Chemistry An Asian Journal 11 (2016) 1718-1724.

T. M. Grzybowski, A. Jezewski, I. Deperasińska, D.H. Friese, M. Banasiewicz, V. Hugues, B. Kozankiewicz, M. Blanchard-Desce, D.T. Gryko, Solvatofluorochromic, non-centrosymmetric pi-expanded diketopyrrolopyrrole, Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 14 (2016) 2025-2033.

D. Firmansyah, I. Deperasińska, O. Vakuliuk, M. Banasiewicz, M. Tasior, A. Makarewicz, M. K. Cyrański, B. Kozankiewicz, D.T. Gryko, Double head-to-tail direct arylation as a viable strategy towards the synthesis of the aza-analog of dihydrocyclopenta[hi]aceanthrylene - an intriguing antiaromatic heterocycle, Chemical Communication 52 (2016) 1262-1265.

M. Bialkowska, W. Chaladaj, A. Makarewicz and B. Kozankiewicz, Terrylene in a 2,3 dichloronaphthalene crystal. New system for optical single-molecule investigations, Acta Physica Polonica A 128 (2015) RK.128.3.1-1 - RK.128.3.1-4.

O. Morawski, B. Kozankiewicz, A. Miniewicz, A.L. Sobolewski, The environment-sensitive behavior of DCNP in solvents with different viscosity, polarity and proticity, ChemPhysChem 16 (2015) 3500-3510.

M. Banasiewicz, I. Deperasińska, A. Makarewicz, D. Firmansyah, D.T. Gryko, B. Kozankiewicz, Why vertically pi-expanded imidazo[1,2-a]pyridines are weak fluorescence emitters: experimental and computational study, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 17 (2015) 8945-8950.

I. Deperasinska, A. Makarewicz, M. Krzeszewski, D. T. Gryko, B. Kozankiewicz, Photophysics of Derivatives of 3-Hydroxybenzo[c]coumarin, Journal of Physical Chemistry A 119 (2015) 9051-9058.

O. Morawski, A.L. Sobolewski, B. Kozankiewicz, L. Sznitko, A. Miniewicz, On the origin of fluorescence in optically non-linear DCNP crystal, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 16 (2014) 26887-26892.

D. Firmansyah, M. Banasiewicz, I. Deperasinska, A. Makarewicz, B. Kozankiewicz, D. T. Gryko, Vertically pi-Expanded Imidazo[1,2-a]pyridine – Missing Link of the Puzzle Chemistry - An Asian Journal 9 (2014) 2483-2493.

M. Tasior, I. Deperasinska, K. Morawska, M. Banasiewicz, O. Vakuliuk, B. Kozankiewicz, D. T. Gryko, Vertically pi-Expanded Coumarin – the Synthesis via the Scholl Reaction and Photophysical Properties, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 16 (2014) 18268-18275.

B. Kozankiewicz, M. Orrit, Single-molecule photophysics, from cryogenic to ambient conditions, Chemical Society Reviews 43 (2014) 1029-1043.

A.A.L. Nicolet, M.A. Kol'chenko, C. Hofmann, B. Kozankiewicz, and M. Orrit, Nanoscale probing of charge transport in an organic field-effect transistor at cryogenic temperatures, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15 (2013) 4415-4421.

M. Bialkowska, A. Makarewicz, M. Banasiewicz, B. Kozankiewicz, Spin-lattice relaxation and anomalous intersystem crossing in single molecule of terrylene embedded in p-perphenyl crystal, Chemical Physics Letters, 555 (2013) 131-134.

I. Deperasińska, D.T. Gryko, E. Karpiuk, B. Kozankiewicz, A. Makarewicz, J. Piechowska "Low Temperature Spectra of the Analogues of 10-Hydroxybenzo[h]quinoline as Indication of Barrierless ESIPT", Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 116 (49) (2012) 12049-12055.

Y. Tian, P. Navarro, B. Kozankiewicz, M. Orrit "Spectral Diffusion of Single Dibenzoterrylene Molecules in 2,3-Dimethylanthracene", ChemPhysChem 13 (2012) 3510-3515.

H. Rostkowska, L. Lapinski, B. Kozankiewicz, M.J. Nowak "Photochemical isomerizations of thiosemicarbazide: a matrix isolation study", The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 116 (2012) 9863-9871.

K. Piela, B. Kozankiewicz, J. Lipiński, M. M. Szostak "Low temperature emission spectra of optically nonlinear N-benzyl-2-methyl-4-nitroaniline crystal", Chemical Physics 404 (2012) 28-32.

A. Makarewicz, I. Deperasińska, E. Karpiuk, J. Nowacki, B. Kozankiewicz "Vibronic spectra of single dibenzoterrylene molecules in anthracene and 2,3-dimenthylanthracene crystals", Chemical Physics Letter 535 (2012) 140-145.

I. Deperasińska, D.T. Gryko, E. Karpiuk, B. Kozankiewicz, A. Makarewicz, J. Piechowska "12-Hydroxy-1-Azaperylene - Limiting Case of the ESIPT System: Enol-Keto Tautomerization in S0 and S1 State", Journal of Physical Chemistry A 116 (2012) 2109-2116.

B. Kozankiewicz, I. Deperasinska, E. Karpiuk, M. Banasiewicz, A. Makarewicz, "On Photo-Oxidation of Single Molecules", Optical Materials 33 (2011) 1391.

I. Deperasinska, E. Karpiuk, M. Banasiewicz, A. Makarewicz, B. Kozankiewicz, "Single dibenzoterrylene molecules in naphthalene and 2,3-dimethylnaphthalene crystals: vibronic spectra", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13 (2011) 1872.

I. Deperasinska, E. Karpiuk, M. Banasiewicz, B. Kozankiewicz, "On the photostability of single molecules. Dibenzoterrylene in 2,3-dimethylnaphthalene", Chemical Physics Letters 492 (2010) 93.

M.A. Kol'chenko, A.A.L. Nicolet, M.D. Galouzis, C. Hofmann, B. Kozankiewicz, M. Orrit, "Single molecules detect ultra-slow oscillators in a molecular crystal excited by ac-voltages", New Journal of Physics 11 (2009) 023037. .

R. Kosciesza, E. Luzina, D. Wiacek, J. Dresner, B. Kozankiewicz, "Photo-stability of single terrylene molecules in 2,3-dimethylnaphthalene crystals", Molecular Physics 107 (2009) 1889.

D. Wi±cek and B. Kozankiewicz, "Nonplanar Distortion of Single Molecule Revealed by Vibronic Fluorescence Excitation: Terrylene in p-Terphenyl and Naphthalene Crystals", Chem. Phys. Lett. 462 (2008) 280.

M. Banasiewicz, J. Dresner, O. Morawski, D. Wi±cek, and B. Kozankiewicz , "Purely electronic and vibronic excitation of single terrylene molecules in a naphthalene crystal", Acta Physica Polonica A 112 (2007) S85.

Nicolet, P. Bordat, C. Hofmann, M.A. Kol'chenko, B. Kozankiewicz, R. Brown and M. Orrit, "Single dibenzoterrylene molecules in an anthracene crystal. Main insertion sites", ChemPhysChem 8 (2007) 1926.

A. Nicolet, C. Hofmann, M. Kol'chenko, B. Kozankiewicz, and M. Orrit, "Single dibenzoterrylene molecules in an anthracene crystal. I. Spectroscopy and photophysics", ChemPhysChem 8 (2007) 1215.

M.M. Szostak, B. Kozankiewicz, and Jó Lipiń, "Low-temperature photoluminescence of p-nitroaniline and o-methyl-p-nitroaniline crystals", Spectrochimica Acta A 67 (2007) 1412.

A. Nicolet, M. Kol'chenko, B. Kozankiewicz, and M. Orrit, "Intermolecular intersystem-crossing in single-molecule spectroscopy: Terrylene in anthracene crystals", Journal of Chemical Physics 124 (2006) 164711-7.

M. Banasiewicz, D. Wiacek, and B. Kozankiewicz, "Structural dynamics of 2,3-dimethyl-naphthalene crystals revealed by fluorescence of single terrylene molecules", Chem. Phys. Lett. 245 (2006) 94-98.

M. Banasiewicz, D. Wiacek, and B. Kozankiewicz, "Photobleaching of single terrylene molecules in Shpolżskii matrices at elevated temperatures", Chem. Phys. Lett. 245 (2006) 289-293.

M. Banasiewicz, O. Morawski, D. Wiacek, and B. Kozankiewicz, "Triplet Population and Depopulation Rates of Single Terrylene Molecules in p-Terphenyl Crystal", Chem. Phys. Lett. 414 (2005) 374-377.

M.A. Kol'chenko, B. Kozankiewicz, A. Nicolet, and M. Orrit, "Intersystem Crossing Mechanisms and Single Molecule Fluorescence. Terrylene in Anthracene Crystals", Optics and Spectroscopy 98 (2005) 681-686.

M. Banasiewicz, I. Deperasinska, B. Kozankiewicz, "Spectroscopic Characteristics of Pentacene In Shpol'skii Matrixes", Journal of Physical Chemistry A 107 (2003) 662-667.

M. Banasiewicz, I. Deperasinska, D. Fabjanowicz and B. Kozankiewicz, "Excited singlet state relaxation yields of pentacene in Shpol'skii matrices", Chemical Physics Letters 356 (2002) 541-546.

B. Kozankiewicz, M. Banasiewicz, J. Dresner and M. Orrit, "Intersystem crossing of single pentacene molecules in Shpol'skii matrices", Chemical Physics Letters 343 (2001) 71-76.

I. Deperasinska, B. Kozankiewicz, I. Baktchantaev, J. Sepiol, "Anomalous Fluorescence of Terrylene in Neon Matrix", Journal of Physical Chemistry A 105 (2001) 810-814.

B. Kozankiewicz, J. Bernard and M. Orrit, "Single molecule lines and spectral hole-burning for terrylene in different matrices", Journal of Chemical Physics 101 (1994) 9377.

B. Kozankiewicz, M. Aloshyna, M. Orrit, P. Tamarat, A. D. Gudmundsdottir and M. S. Platz, "A hole burning study of the zero-field splitting of the triplet ground and excited states of 2,2-dinaphthylcarbene in n-heptane and n-hexane at 1.7 K", Journal of Physical Chemistry A 104 (2000) 7464-7468.

B. Kozankiewicz, M. Aloshyna, A. Sienkiewicz, M. Orrit, P. Tamarat, C. M. Hadad, J. R. Snoonian and M. S. Platz, "Zero-field splitting of the triplet ground and excited states of 7h-benz[de]anthracen-7-ylidene in n-hexane at 1.7 K. A hole burning study.", Journal of Physical Chemistry A 104 (2000) 5213-5218.

B. Kozankiewicz, M. Aloshyna, A.D. Gudmundsdottir, M.S. Platz, M. Orrit and Ph. Tamarat, "Zero-field splitting of the electronic ground and lowest excited triplet states of 2,2-dinaphthylcarbene in n-hexane at 1.7 K", Journal of Physical Chemistry A 103 (1999) 3155-3162.

B. Kozankiewicz, "Electronic energy transfer in the charge-transfer crystal of 2,3-Dimethylnaphthalene - Tetracyanobenzene", Journal of Luminescence 71 (1997) 37-46.

B. Kozankiewicz, "Singlet and triplet energy transfer in tetracyanobenzene - biphenyl crystals", Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals 293 (1997) 247-259.

B. Kozankiewicz, J. Al-Abbas and J. Prochorow, "Migration of electronic excitation energy in the charge-transfer crystal of pyromellitic dianhydride-phenanthrene", Chemical Physics Letter 235 (1995) 456.

B. Kozankiewicz, "Migration of CT triplet excitons in TCNB-biphenyl and TCNB-HMB crystals", Chemical Physics Letters 217 (1994) 91-96.



SPECIAL ATTENTION IS REQUIRED FOR
Electronic excitation energy transfer and thermally activated fluorescence (TADF) in molecular crystals of charge-transfer complexes:


B. Kozankiewicz and J. Prochorow Kinetics of Delayed Emission in Charge-Transfer Crystals. TCPA-HMB Crystal., Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 148 1987) 93-109. Read an article here