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Arghya Basu

Dr. Arghya Basu (DST-Young Scientist)

Lab: D-108

Polymers and Advanced Materials Laboratory,

CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory,

Dr. Homi Bhabha Road,

Pune 411008, India

Phone 91-020-2590-3205/6 



DST-Young Scientist, NCL Pune
Post Doctoral Researcher
Kyushu University, Japan (2014-2015)
IIT Guwahati
M.Sc. BESU, Shibpur (2008)
B.Sc. Vidyasagar University (2006)

Research Interest:

 Development of porous materials for gas storage and separation.


1. A C3v-symmetric tripodal urea receptor for anions and ion pairs: Formation of dimeric capsular assemblies of the receptor during anion and ion pair coordination.
Arghya Basu and Gopal Das, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 2647–2656.

2. Encapsulation of a discrete cyclic halide water tetramer [X2(H2O)2]2−, X=Cl−/Br− within a dimeric capsular assembly of a tripodal amide receptor.
Arghya Basu and Gopal Das, Chem.Comun., 2013, 49, 3997–3999.


3.  Encapsulation of divalent tetrahedral oxyanions of sulfur within rigidified dimeric capsular assembly of tripodal receptor: First crystallographic evidence of thiosulfate encapsulation within neutral receptor capsule.
Arghya Basu and Gopal Das, Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 10792-10802.

4. A neutral acyclic anion receptor with thiadiazole spacer: Halide binding study and halide-directed selfassembly in the solid state.
Arghya Basu and Gopal Das, Inorg. Chem., 2012, 51, 882–889.


5. Oxidative cyclization of thiosemicarbazone: an optical and turn-on fluorescent chemodosimeter for Cu(II).
Arghya Basu and Gopal Das, Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 2837–2843.