Jan Wikaira

Senior LecturerJan Wikaira

Senior Lecturer
Rutherford 649
Internal Phone: 94294


Research Interests

Responsible for the collection of all single crystal data for many other chemistry departments within New Zealand and a number of other countries including Australia, U.K., U.S.A., Malaysia and Iran. Also, in collaboration with Biological Sciences and Forestry, involved in the development of techniques for determining properties of timber.

Research/Scholarly/Creative Works

  • Herringer SN., Landee CP., Turnbull MM., Ribas-Arino J., Novoa JJ., Polson M. and Wikaira JL. (2017) Ferromagnetic Exchange in Bichloride Bridged Cu(II) Chains: Magnetostructural Correlations between Ordered and Disordered Systems. Inorganic Chemistry 56(9): 5441-5454. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b00535.
  • Krasinski CA., Solomon BL., Awwadi FF., Landee CP., Turnbull MM. and Wikaira JL. (2017) Copper(II) halide salts and complexes of 4-amino-2-fluoropyridine: synthesis, structure and magnetic properties. In Journal of Coordination Chemistry 70(5): 914-935. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00958972.2016.1278213.
  • Bhat MA., Jain S., Srivastava SK., Butcher RJ. and Wikaira J. (2016) Poly[μ2-aqua-aqua[μ3-N-butyl-N-(2-hydroxyethyl) dithiocarbamato-k3O,O':S]sodium]. Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications 72(2): 196-198. http://dx.doi.org/10.1107/S2056989016000657.
  • Curtis NF., Coles MP. and Wikaira J. (2016) Preparations and structures of nickel(II) compounds of 2,9-rac-2,5,5,7,9,12,12,14-octamethyl-1,4,8,11-tetraazacyclotetradecane. Polyhedron 110: 282-290. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2016.03.004.
  • Nath P., Bharty MK., Maiti B., Bharti A., Butcher RJ., Wikaira JL. and Singh NK. (2016) Ag(I), Cu(II), Co(III) and Hg(II) complexes and metal-assisted products derived from 4-methyl-piperidine-carbodithioate: syntheses, structures, thermal analyses, redox behaviour and fluorescence properties. RSC Advances 6(96): 93867-93880. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c6ra15186h.