Research Topics

A Complex with bio-relevant donor set and complexation of amino acids is shown.
A Coordination sphere of a 'single-molecule-magnet' complex is shown.
A X-Ray structure of complex is shown, which is able to selectively bind cyanides.
Compounds with various colored luminescences are shown.


Kersting Group 2023. Picture by Berthold Kersting.

Group Members

Introducing the Kersting Group

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Analytical Methods

The Fluorimeter of Kersting Group is shown.

Analytical Methods

The versatile research of Kersting Group also requires versatile analysis methods.

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Current publications

  • in: European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry

    Synthesis, Structure and Magnetic Properties of Some Copper(II) Complexes Supported by Pendant Calix[4]arene Ligands
    A. Jäschke, M. Kischel, M. Börner, S. Carlotto, L. Armelao, D. Luneau, B. Kersting*

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  • in: Chemistry 2023, 5, 1028-1045

    Synthesis, Structures and Photophysical Properties of Tetra- and Hexanuclear Zinc Complexes Supported by Tridentate Schiff Base Ligands
    T. Severin, V. Karabtsova, M. Börner, H. Weiske, A. Kuc, B.…

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  • in: Journal of Materials Chemistry C

    Heterobimetallic conducting polymers based on salophen complexes via electrosynthesis
    F. Bia, I. Gualandi, J. Griebel, L. Rasmussen, B. Hallak, D. Tonelli, B. Kersting
    J. Mater. Chem. C, 2023,…

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  • in: Angewandte Chemie 2023

    Probing a Hydrogen-π Interaction Involving a Trapped Water Molecule in the Solid State
    E. Bartalucci, A. A. Malär, A. Mehnert, J. B. Kleine Büning, L. Günzel, M. Icker, M. Börner, C. Wiebeler, S.…

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Supramolekulare Chemie (13-121-0222)

German Lecture.

Beginn 08. April 2020

  • Mittwochs, 08:15 – 9:45 Uhr,
  • Donnerstags, 10:00 –11:30 Uhr,


Klausur: voraussichtlich 17. Juni

Structural Analysis in Inorganic Chemistry (13-122-0221)

Part Magnetochemistry, UV/Vis-Spectroscopy

Start 6 April 2020

  • Mondays 14:00 – 9:45 Uhr, kl. HS (R015)

Lecture notes:

Examination: 20.07.2020, 12:15 – 13:45

Contact and Location


Prof. Dr. Berthold Kersting

Hauptgebäude Chemie
Johannisallee 29, Room 150
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-36143
Fax: +49 341 97-36199