Vladimir Golovko

Associate ProfessorVladimir Golovko

Director of Research
Beatrice Tinsley 427
Internal Phone: 95942

Qualifications & Memberships

Research Interests

Research interests include the synthesis of novel multifunctional metal clusters, complexes and colloids; catalytic studies; nanotechnology applications.

Recent Publications

  • Balabhadra S., Reid MF., Golovko V. and Wells JPR. (2021) Influence of the synthesis method on preferential clustering of Yb3+ in CaF2:Yb3+/Er3+ upconverting nanoparticles. Optical Materials 112 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optmat.2020.110736.
  • Chen CC., Shaya J., Polychronopoulou K., Golovko VB., Tesana S., Wang SY. and Lu CS. (2021) Photocatalytic degradation of ethiofencarb by a visible light-driven snin4s8 photocatalyst. Nanomaterials 11(5) http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nano11051325.
  • Golovko V. (2021) Metal Cluster‐Based Catalysts. In Teoh WY; Urakawa A; Ng YH; Sit P (Ed.), Heterogeneous Catalysts Advanced Design, Characterization, and Applications: 79-101.John Wiley & Sons. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9783527813599.ch5.
  • Khan WU., Yu IKM., Sun Y., Polson MIJ., Golovko V., Lam FLY., Ogino I., Tsang DCW. and Yip ACK. (2021) Size-activity threshold of titanium dioxide-supported Cu cluster in CO oxidation. Environmental Pollution 279 116899 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2021.116899.
  • Madridejos JML., Harada T., Falcinella AJ., Small TD., Golovko VB., Andersson GG., Metha GF. and Kee TW. (2021) Optical Properties of the Atomically Precise C4Core [Au9(PPh3)8]3+Cluster Probed by Transient Absorption Spectroscopy and Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory. Journal of Physical Chemistry C http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c08838.


Chemistry seminars are held during term time on Wednesday's from 12:00 noon to 1:00pm.

Up and coming seminars can be viewed here.

If you are interested in giving a Chemistry seminar please contact Vlad by emailing vladimir.golovko@canterbury.ac.nz