Yves JOURNAUX

Research director

Sorbonne University
4 Place Jussieu, 75252 Paris cedex 5
Tower 33-43, 5th floor
ERMMES Group
Phone: (+33) (0) 1 44 27 55 62
Fax : (+33) (0) 1 44 27 38 41

Research interests :

Molecular magnetism, Coordination chemistry,
Supramolecular chemistry,

Current research :

  • High-spin magnetic molecules and magnet molecules
  • Magnet chains
  • Magnetic coordination polymers and MOFs
  • Hybrid compounds containing magnetic centers and conducting oligomers
  • Modeling and numerical simulation of magnetic properties

Selected recent results :

  • Synthesis of the first chiral single-chain magnet
© ERMMES

Ferrando-Soria, J., Cangussu, D., Eslava, M., Journaux, Y., Lescouëzec, R., Julve, M., Lloret, F., Pasán, J., Ruiz-Pérez, C., Lhotel, E., Paulsen, C., Pardo, E. Chem Eur J. 2011, 17(44), 12482-94.

  • Synthesis of a magnetic MOF with magnetic order and sponge properties
© ERMMES

Reversible Solvatomagnetic Switching in a Spongelike Manganese(II)-Copper(II) 3D Open Framework with a Pillared Square/Octagonal Layer Architecture, Ferrando-Soria, J., Ruiz-Garcia, R., Cano, J., Stiriba, S.E., Vallejo, J., Castro, I., Julve, M., Lloret, F., Amoros, P., Pasan, J., Ruiz-Perez, C., Journaux, Y., Pardo, E. Chem-Eur J2012, 18(6), 1608-17.

  • Synthesis of a chain of magnet molecules [Mn6] bridged by oligothiophendicaboxylates
© ERMMES

One dimensional assembly of Mn-6 single molecule magnets linked by oligothiophene bridges, Haryono, M., Kalisz, M., Sibille, R., Lescouezec, R., Fave, C., Trippe-Allard, G., Li, Y.L., Seuleiman, M., Rousseliere, H., Balkhy, A.M., Lacroix, J.C., Journaux, Y. Dalton Trans2010, 39(20), 4751-6.

  • Synthesis of coordination complex networks linked by hydrogen bonds
© ERMMES

Solvothermal synthesis of oxamate-based helicate : temperature dependence of the hydrogen-bond-structuring in the solid. L. Lisnard, L.-M. Chamoreau, Y. Li and Y. Journaux, Cryst. Growth Des.2012, 12(10), 4955-4962.

Scientific career

  • Studies at the University of Paris-Sud
  • Postgraduate thesis at the University of Paris-Sud under the supervision of Pr Olivier
  • Kahn
  • State thesis at the University of Paris-Sud under the supervision of Pr Olivier Kahn
  • Exchange interaction and orbital symmetry 1985
  • Post-doctoral fellowship in 1987 at Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford University
  • the direction of Pr Robert Clark on the fractional quantum Hall effect

Selected publications :

  1. Ligand design for multidimensional magnetic materials : a metallosupramolecular perspective, Pardo, E., Ruiz-Garcia, R., Cano, J., Ottenwaelder, X., Lescouezec, R., Journaux, Y., Lloret, F., Julve, M. Dalton Trans. 2008(21), 2780-805. (article de perspective, page de couverture intérieur)
  2. A Metallacryptand-Based Manganese(II)-Cobalt(II) Ferrimagnet with a Three-Dimensional Honeycomb Open-Framework Architecture, Pardo, E., Cangussu, D., Dul, M.-C., Lescouezec, R., Herson, P., Journaux, Y., Pedroso, E.F., Pereira, C.L.M., Muñoz, M.C., Ruiz-Garcia, R., Cano, J., Amorós, P., Julve, M., Lloret, F. Angew Chem Int Ed. 200847(22), 4211-6.
  3. Redox Switch-Off of the Ferromagnetic Coupling in a Mixed-Spin Tricobalt(II) Triple Mesocate, Dul, M.C., Pardo, E., Lescouezec, R., Chamoreau, L.M., Villain, F., Journaux, Y., Ruiz-Garcia, R., Cano, J., Julve, M., Lloret, F., Pasan, J., Ruiz-Perez, C. J Am Chem Soc. 2009131(41), 14614-5.
  4. Supramolecular coordination chemistry of aromatic polyoxalamide ligands : A metallosupramolecular approach toward functional magnetic materials, Dul, M.-C., Pardo, E., Lescouëzec, R., Journaux, Y., Ferrando-Soria, J., Ruiz-GarcÌa, R., Cano, J., Julve, M., Lloret, F., Cangussu, D., Pereira, C.L.M., Stumpf, H.O., Pasan, J., Ruiz-Pèrez, C. Coord Chem Rev. 2010254(19-20), 2281-96.
  5. Oligo-m-phenyleneoxalamide Copper(II) Mesocates as Electro-Switchable Ferromagnetic Metal–Organic Wires, Pardo, E., Ferrando-Soria, J., Dul, M.-C., Lescouëzec, R., Journaux, Y., Ruiz-García, R., Cano, J., Julve, M., Lloret, F., Cañadillas-Delgado, L., Pasán, J., Ruiz-Pérez, C. Chem Eur J.201016(43), 12838-51.
  6. One dimensional assembly of Mn-6 single molecule magnets linked by oligothiophene bridges, Haryono, M., Kalisz, M., Sibille, R., Lescouezec, R., Fave, C., Trippe-Allard, G., Li, Y.L., Seuleiman, M., Rousseliere, H., Balkhy, A.M., Lacroix, J.C., Journaux, Y. Dalton Trans. 2010, 39(20), 4751-6.
  7. Rational Enantioselective Design of Chiral Heterobimetallic Single-Chain Magnets : Synthesis, Crystal Structures and Magnetic Properties of Oxamato-Bridged MIICuII Chains (M=Mn, Co), Ferrando-Soria, J., Cangussu, D., Eslava, M., Journaux, Y., Lescouëzec, R., Julve, M., Lloret, F., Pasán, J., Ruiz-Pérez, C., Lhotel, E., Paulsen, C., Pardo, E. Chem Eur J. 201117(44), 12482-94.
  8. Ligand effects on the dimensionality of oxamato-bridged mixed-metal open-framework magnets, Ferrando-Soria, J., Grancha, T., Julve, M., Cano, J., Lloret, F., Journaux, Y., Pasan, J., Ruiz-Perez, C., Pardo, E. Chem Commun. 201248(29), 3539-41.
  9. Reversible Solvatomagnetic Switching in a Spongelike Manganese(II)-Copper(II) 3D Open Framework with a Pillared Square/Octagonal Layer Architecture, Ferrando-Soria, J., Ruiz-Garcia, R., Cano, J., Stiriba, S.E., Vallejo, J., Castro, I., Julve, M., Lloret, F., Amoros, P., Pasan, J., Ruiz-Perez, C., Journaux, Y., Pardo, E. Chem-Eur J. 201218(6), 1608-17.
  10. Solvothermal synthesis of oxamate-based helicate : temperature dependence of the hydrogen-bond-structuring in the solid. L. Lisnard, L.-M. Chamoreau, Y. Li and Y. Journaux, Cryst. Growth Des.,201212(10), 4955-4962.

Article de vulgarisation
Quelques stratégies de synthèse pour l’élaboration de molécules aimants, Journaux, Y., Lisnard, L. Actualite Chimique. 2011, (348-49), 76-82. Numéro spécial Année International de la Chimie, « La chimie prépare notre avenir – Une sélection des recherches de nos laboratoires. Volume 1 – Nouveaux objets chimiques, nouveaux concepts en chimie »