Curriculum Vitae

Unit of Chemical and Radiopharmaceutical Sciences


Name: Noémia Sofia
Surnames: Marques
Born: 13-08-1946, Lisbon
Nationality: Portuguese

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  • 1989 – PhD in Chemical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico - Lisbon.
  • 1978 – Post-Graduation in Physical Inorganic Chemistry, UNL, Lisbon.
  • 1970 – Graduation in Chemical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon.

Professional Employment Career

Scientific Specialization

  • Lanthanide and actinide chemistry.
  • Polidentate ligands.

Other Scientific Areas of Research

  • Chemical synthesis.
  • Inorganic chemistry.
  • Organometallic chemistry.
  • Reactivity of compounds.

Selected Publications

  • Unprecedented Transformation of a Hydrotris(pyrazolyl)borate Ligand at a Metal Center: Synthesis and Rearrangement of the First Mixed Tp / Cp Lanthanide Complex, Sm(TpMe2)2(Cp), I. Lopes, G. Y. Lin, Â. Domingos, N. Marques, J. Takats, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 8110.
  • Solid State Structure and Solution Behaviour of Eight-Coordinate Sm(III) Poly(pyrazolyl)borate Compounds, I. Lopes, A. C. Hillier, S. Y. Liu, Â. Domingos, J. Ascenso, A. Galvão, A. Sella, N. Marques, Inorg. Chem. 2001, 40, 1116.
  • Synthesis and Structural Comparison of a Series of Divalent Ln(TpR,R')2 (Ln = Sm, Eu, Yb) and Trivalent Sm(TpMe2)2X (X = F, Cl, Br, I, BPh4) Complexes, X. W. Zhang, G. H. Maunder, S. Y. Liu, T. A. Eberspacher, Â. Domingos, N. Marques, V. W. Day, A. Sella, J. Takats, Inorg. Chem., 2001, 40, 5106.
  • Chemistry of the Lanthanides Using Pyrazolylborate Ligands, N. Marques, A. Sella, N. Marques, Chem. Rev. 2002, 102, 2137.
  • Triamidotriazacyclonone Complexes of Group-3 Metals. Synthesis and Crystal Structures, B. Monteiro, D. Roitershtein, H. Ferreira, J. R. Ascenso, A. M. Martins, Â. Domingos, N. Marques, Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42, 4223.
  • The Uranium-Nitrogen Bond in U(IV) Complexes Supported by the Hydrotris(3,5-dimethylpyrazolyl)borate Ligand, M. Silva, M. A.Antunes, M. Dias, Â. Domingos, I. Cordeiro dos Santos, J. Marçalo, N. Marques, J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 3353-3358, 2005.