Indiana University Bloomington
IUMSC   Indiana University Molecular Structure Center

Dr. Maren Pink
Dr. Maren Pink
Director of the Molecular Structure Center
Senior Scientist in Chemistry
Research Crystallographer

(812) 855-6821

Background Interests
  • Single crystal X-ray diffraction methods, twinning, phase transitions, polymorphism, weak interactions.
  • Time-resolved diffraction methods for solid state reactions.
  • Crystallography and structural chemistry education.
  • Principal coordinator of the SCrAPS program (Synchrotron Crystallography at the Advanced Photon Source), a collaboration between researchers and service crystallographers at academic institutions to measure micro-crystals with synchrotron radiation
  • Principal coordinator of the Reciprocal Net project
  • C631: Chemical Crystallography
  • Individual User Training
Recent Publications
  • Y. Gao, M. Pink, J.M. Smith::
    Alkali Metal Ions Dictate the Structure and Reactivity of an Iron(II) Imido Complex.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, ahead of print. DOI:10.1021/jacs.1c11429
  • A.R. Siedle, Y. Losovyj, B.D. Stein, M. Pink, U. Werner-Zwanziger:
    J. Phys. Chem. C. 2022, ahead of print. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c06251
  • C. Shu, M. Pink, T. Junghoefer, E. Nadler, S. Rajca, M.B. Casu, A. Rajca:
    Synthesis and Thin Films of Thermally Robust Quartet (S = 3/2) Ground State Triradical.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143(14), 5508–5518. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c01305
  • D.M. Beagan, A.C. Cabelof, M. Pink, V. Carta, X. Gao, K.G. Caulton:
    Nickel-mediated N-N bond formation and N2O liberation via nitrogen oxyanion reduction.
    Chemical Science 2021, 12(31), 10664–10672. DOI: 10.1039/d1sc02846d
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