Dr. Volodymyr Smetana

 

 

 

Dr. Volodymyr Smetana

Research Topic:

Complex Intermetallics; Open Framework Stuctures; Thermoelectrics; Ionic Liquid Structures

Contact: volodymyr.smetana(at)mmk.su.se

Publications
  1. V. Babizhetskyy, J. Köhler, O. Myakush, V. Smetana, V. Levytskyy, A.-V. Mudring New intermetallics R1+xZr1−xNi (R = Ho–Tm, x ~ 0.5) with the TiNiSi type of structure. Intermetallics, 2021, 137, 107279. 10.1016/j.intermet.2021.107279

 

  1. B. Kotur, V. Babizhetskyy, V. Smetana, C. Zheng, A.-V. Mudring Crystal and electronic structures of the new ternary silicide Sc12Co41.8Si30.2. J. Solid State Chem., 2021302,  122373. 10.1016/j.jssc.2021.122373

 

  1. G. Bousrez, O. Renier, K. Stappert, B. Adranno, V. Smetana, K. Grübel, R. Kentsch, A.-V. Mudring, Ionic Liquid-Based Dye Sensitized Solar Cells – Insights into Electrolyte and Redox Mediator Design. ACS Sust. Chem. Eng., 2021, 9, 8107–8114. 10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c01057

 

  1. G. Bousrez, O. Renier, S. Kelley, B. Adranno, E. Tahavori, H. Titi, V. Smetana, S.-F. Tang, A.-V. Mudring, R. Rogers, Ready access to anhydrous anionic lanthanide acetates using imidazolium acetate ionic liquids as the reaction medium. Chem. Eur. J., 2021, 27. 10.1002/chem.202100141

 

  1. A. Nayak, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, R. Rogers, Anhydrous vs Hydrated f‑Element Acetate Polymers Dictated by the 2 Stoichiometry of Protic Acidic/Basic Azole Mixtures. Cryst. Growth Des., 2021, 21, 2516-2525. 10.1021/acs.cgd.1c00181

 

  1. O. Renier, G. Bousrez, M. Yang, M. Hölter, B. Mallick, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, Developing design tools for introducing and tuning structural order in ionic liquids. CrystEngComm, 2021, 23, 1785-1795. 10.1039/D0CE01672A

 

  1. V. Smetana, S. Kelley, H. Pei, A.-V. Mudring, R. Rogers, Sandwiched Kagomé Lattices in a Coordination Polymer Based on Mixed-Valent Uranium. Cryst. Growth Des., 2021, 21, 1727-1733. 10.1021/acs.cgd.0c01626

 

  1. S. Kelley, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, R. Rogers, Structural Analysis of Mono-Substituted N-butyl-pyridinium Salts: In Search of Ionic Liquids. J. Coord. Chem., 2021, 74, 117-128. 10.1080/00958972.2021.1876851

 

  1. V. Babizhetskyy, Ya. Lomnytska, M. Dzevenko, C. Zheng, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, Investigation in the ternary Ta-Ni-P system: Solid state phase equilibria at T=1070 K, crystal and electronic structures of new ternary phosphides. J. Alloys. Compd., 2021, 864, 158122. 10.1016/j.jallcom.2020.158122

 

  1. S. Pakhira, N. Sangeetha, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, D. Johnston, Short-range ferromagnetic order due to Ir substitutions in single-crystalline Ba(Co1−xIrx)2As2 (0 ≤ x ≤ 0.25). J. Phys. Cond. Mat., 2020, 33, 115802. 10.1088/1361-648X/abd339

 

  1. T. Alammar, V. Smetana, H. Pei, I. Hamm, M. Wark, A.-V. Mudring, The Power of Ionic Liquids: Crystal Facet Engineering of SrTiO3 Nanoparticles for Tailored Photocatalytic Applications. Adv. Sust. Sys., 2021, 5, 2000180. 10.1002/adsu.202000180

 

  1. J. Namanga, H. Pei, G. Bousrez, V. Smetana, N. Gerlitzki, A.-V. Mudring, Fluorinated Cationic Iridium(III) Complex Yielding an Exceptional, Efficient, and Long-Lived Red-Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cell. Appl. Energy. Mater., 2020, 3, 9271-9277. 10.1021/acsaem.0c01600

 

  1. D. Prodius, M. Klocke, V. Smetana, T. Alammar, M. Garcia, T. Windus, I. Nlebedim, A.-V. Mudring, Rationally designed rare earth separation by selective oxalate solubilization. Chem. Commun., 2020, 56, 11386-11389. 10.1039/D0CC02270E

 

  1. K. Richter, K. Dorn, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, Elucidating structure–property relationships in imidazolium-based halide ionic liquids: crystal structures and thermal behavior. Z. Kristallogr., 2020, 235, 365-374. 10.1515/zkri-2020-0046

 

  1. S. Siebeneichler, K. Dorn, V. Smetana, M. Valldor, A.-V. Mudring, A soft chemistry approach to the synthesis of single crystalline and highly pure (NH4)CoF3 for optical and magnetic investigations. J.Chem.Phys., 2020, 153, 104501. 10.1063/5.0023343

 

  1. N. Sangeetha, S. Pakhira, D. Ryan, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, D. Johnston, Magnetic phase transitions in Eu(Co1−xNix)2−yAs2 single crystals. Phys. Rev. Mater., 2020, 4, 084407. 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.4.084407

 

  1. J. Namanga, H. Pei, G. Bousrez, B. Mallick, V. Smetana, N. Gerlitzki, A.-V. Mudring, Efficient and Long Lived Green Light‐Emitting Electrochemical Cells. Adv. Funct. Mater., 2020, 30, 1909809. 10.1002/adfm.201909809

 

  1. T. Bell, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, G. Meyer, Binary Intermetallics in the 70 atom % R Region of Two R−Pd Systems (R = Tb and Er): Hidden, Obscured, or Nonexistent? Inorg. Chem., 2020, 59, 10802-10812. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c01311

 

  1. M. Mishra, S. Kelley, V. Smetana, D. Dixon, A. McNeill, A.-V. Mudring, R. Rogers, Crystallographic evidence of Watson–Crick connectivity in the base pair of anionic adenine with thymine. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 2020, 117, 18224-18230. 10.1073/pnas.2008379117

 

  1. S. Pakhira, N. Sangeetha, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, D. Johnston, Ferromagnetic cluster-glass phase in Ca(Co1−xIrx)2−yAs2 crystals. Phys. Rev. B, 2020, 102, 024410. 10.1103/PhysRevB.102.024410

 

  1. M. Rhodehouse, V. Smetana, C. Celania, A.-V. Mudring, G. Meyer, Ternary Polar Intermetallics within the Pt/Sn/R Systems (R = La–Sm): Stannides or Platinides? Inorg. Chem., 2020, 56, 7352-7359. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c00884

 

  1. S.-F. Tang, V. Smetana, M. Mishra, S. Kelley, O. Renier, R. Rogers, A.-V. Mudring, Forcing Dicyanamide Coordination to f-Elements by Dissolution in Dicyanamide-Based Ionic Liquids. Inorg. Chem., 2020, 56, 7227-7237. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c00667

 

  1. S. Kelley, V. Smetana, S. Emerson, A.-V. Mudring, R. Rogers Benchtop access to anhydrous actinide N-donor coordination complexes using ionic liquids. Chem. Commun., 2020, 56, 4232-4235. 10.1039/C9CC09852F

 

  1. S. Kelley, V. Smetana, J. Nuss, D. Dixon, M. Vasiliu, A.-V. Mudring, R. Rogers, Dehydration of UO2Cl2·3H2O and Nd(NO3)3·6H2O with a Soft Donor Ligand and Comparison of Their Interactions through X‑ray Diffraction and Theoretical Investigation. Inorg. Chem., 2020, 59, 2861-2869. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b03228

 

  1. F. Guillou, D. Paudyal, Y. Mudryk, A. Pathak, V. Smetana, A.-V.Mudring, V.K. Pecharsky, Metamagnetic transition, magnetocaloric effect and electronic structure of the rare-earth anti-perovskite SnOEu3. J. Magn. Magn. Mater., 2020, 501, 166405. 10.1016/j.jmmm.2020.166405

 

  1. A. Ovchinnikov, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, Metallic alloys at the edge of complexity: structural aspects, chemical bonding and physical properties. J. Phys. Cond. Mat., 2020, 32, 243002. 10.1088/1361-648X/ab6b87

 

  1. S. Kelley, H. Pei, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, R. Rogers, Structural Consequences of Halogen Bonding in Dialkylimidazolium: A New Design Strategy for Ionic Liquids Illustrated with the I2 Co-Crystal and Acetonitrile Solvate of 1,3-Dimethylimidazolium Iodide. Cryst. Growth Des., 2020, 20, 498–505. 10.1021/acs.cgd.9b01454

 

  1. V. Smetana, S. Kelley, H. Titi, X. Hou, S.-F. Tang, A.-V. Mudring, R. Rogers, Synthesis of Anhydrous Acetates for the Components of Nuclear 2 Fuel Recycling in Dialkylimidazolium Acetate Ionic Liquids. Inorg. Chem., 2020, 59, 818–828. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b03077

 

  1. O. Renier, G. Bousrez, K. Stappert, M. Wilk-Kozubek, B. Adranno, H. Pei, E. Spielberg, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, Photoisomerization and mesophase formation in azo-ionic liquids. Cryst. Growth Des., 2020, 20, 214–225. 10.1021/acs.cgd.9b01018

 

  1. V. Babizhetskyy, V. Levytskyy, V. Smetana, M. Wilk-Kozubek, O. Tsisar, L. Piskach, O. Parasyuk, A.-V. Mudring, New cation-disordered quaternary selenides Tl2Ga2TtSe6 (Tt = Ge, Sn). Z. Naturforsch. B., 2020, 75, 135–142. 10.1515/znb-2019-0169

 

  1. V. Smetana, S. Kelley, A.-V. Mudring, R. Rogers, A Five-Fold UO22+ Node is a Path to Dodecagonal Quasicrystal Approximants in Coordination Polymers. Sci. Adv., 2020, 6, eaay7685. 10.1126/sciadv.aay7685

 

  1. A. Provino, V. Smetana, T. Hackett, D. Paudyal, M. Kashyap, C. Bernini, A. Bhattacharyya, S. Dhar, M. Pani, F. Gatti, A.-V. Mudring, P. Manfrinetti, Stability, crystal-chemistry and magnetism of U2+xNi21−xB6 and Nb3−yNi20+yB6 and the role of U in the formation of the quaternary U2−zNbzNi21B6 and UδNb3−δNi20B6 systems. Inorg. Chem., 2019, 58, 15045–15059. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b01440

 

  1. G. Wang, M. Valldor, K. Dorn, M. Wilk-Kozubek, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, Ionothermal Synthesis Enables Access to 3D Open Framework Manganese Phosphates Containing Extra-Large 18-Ring Channels. Chem. Mater., 2019, 31, 7329–7339. 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b01935

 

  1. G. Wang, M. Valldor, S. Siebeneichler, M. Wilk-Kozubek, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, Ionothermal Synthesis, Structures, and Magnetism of Three New Open Framework Iron Halide-Phosphates. Inorg. Chem., 2019, 58, 13203–13212. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b02028

 

  1. D. Chand, M. Wilk-Kozubek, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, Alternative to the Popular Imidazolium Ionic Liquids: 1,2,4-Triazolium Ionic Liquids with Enhanced Thermal and Chemical Stability. ACS Sust. Chem. Eng., 2019, 7, 15995–16006. 10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b02437

 

  1. V. Smetana, M. Wilk-Kozubek, A.-V. Mudring, Active-Transition-Metal Tellurides: Through Crystal Structures to Physical Properties. Cryst. Growth Des., 2019, 19, 5429–5440. 10.1021/acs.cgd.8b01582

 

  1. N. Sangeetha, L.-L. Wang, A. Smirnov, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, D. Johnson, M. Tanatar, R. Prozorov, D. Johnston, Helical antiferromagnetic ordering in EuNi1.95As2 single crystals. Phys. Rev. B, 2019, 100, 094447. 10.1103/PhysRevB.100.094447

 

  1. N. Sangeetha, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, D. Johnston, Helical antiferromagnetic ordering in EuNi1.95As2 single crystals. Phys. Rev. B, 2019, 100, 094438. 10.1103/PhysRevB.100.094438

 

  1. J. Liu, Y. Mudryk, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, V.Pecharsky, Anomalous effects of Sc substitution and processing on magnetism and structure of (Gd1−xScx)5Ge4. J. Magn. Magn. Mater., 2019, 474, 482–492. 10.1016/j.jmmm.2018.11.004

 

  1. T. Bell, C. Celania, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, G. Meyer, Tb3Pd2, Er3Pd2 and Er6Co5-x: structural variations and bonding in rare-earth-richer binary intermetallics. Acta Crystallogr. C., 2018, 74, 991–996. 10.1107/S2053229618010549

 

  1. M. Rhodehouse, T. Bell, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, G. Meyer, From the Nonexistent Polar Intermetallic Pt3Pr4 via Pt2–xPr3 to Pt/Sn/Pr Ternaries. Inorg. Chem., 2018, 57, 9949–9961. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b01121

 

  1. M. Rhodehouse, T. Bell, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, G. , An Obscured or Nonexistent Binary Intermetallic, Co7Pr17, Its Existent Neighbor Co2Pr5, and Two New Ternaries in the System Co/Sn/Pr, CoSn3Pr1–x, and Co2–xSn7Pr3. Cryst. Growth Des., 2018, 18, 6273–6283. 10.1021/acs.cgd.8b01141

 

  1. N. Sangeetha, V. Anand, E. Cuervo-Reyes, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, D. Johnston, Enhanced moments of Eu in single crystals of the metallic helical antiferromagnet EuCo2−yAs2. Phys. Rev. B, 2018, 97, 144403. 10.1103/PhysRevB.97.144403

 

  1. J. Namanga, N. Gerlitzki, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, Supramolecularly-caged green emitting ionic Ir(III)-based complex with fluorinated C^N ligands and its application in light emitting electrochemical cells. Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2018, 10, 11026–11036. 10.1021/acsami.7b18159

 

  1. C. Celania, V. Smetana, A. Provino, P. Manfrinetti, A.-V. , R14(Au, M)51 (R = Y, La-Nd, Sm-Tb, Ho, Er, Yb, Lu; M = Al, Ga, Ge, In, Sn, Sb, Bi): Stability Ranges and Site Preference in the Gd14Ag51 Structure Type. Cryst. Growth Des., 2018, 18, 993–1001. 10.1021/acs.cgd.7b01469

 

  1. V. Smetana, Y. Mudryk, V. Pecharsky, A.-V. Mudring, Controlling magnetism via transition metal exchange in the series of intermetallics Eu(T1,T2)5In (T = Cu, Ag, Au). J. Mat. Chem. C, 2018, 6 1353–1362. 10.1039/C7TC04964A

 

  1. C. Celania, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, Bringing order to large-scale disordered complex metal alloys: Gd2Au15−xSbx and BaAuxGa12−x. CrystEngComm, 2018, 20, 348–355. 10.1039/c7ce01865g

 

  1. N. Sangeetha, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, D. Johnston, Antiferromagnetism in semiconducting SrMn2Sb2 and BaMn2Sb2 single crystals. Phys. Rev. B, 2018, 97 014402. 10.1103/PhysRevB.97.014402

 

  1. N. Sangeetha, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, D. Johnston, Anomalous Composition-Induced Crossover in the Magnetic Properties of the Itinerant-Electron Antiferromagnet Ca1−xSrxCo2−yAs2. Phys. Rev. Lett., 2017, 119, 257203. 10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.257203

 

  1. V. Smetana, M. Rhodehouse, G. Meyer, A.-V. Mudring, Gold Polar Intermetallics: Structural Versatility through Exclusive Bonding Motifs. Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, 50, 2633–2641. 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00316

 

  1. M. Di Marcantonio, J. Namanga, V. Smetana, N. Gerlitzki, F. Vollkommer, A.-V. Mudring, G. Bacher, E. Nannen. Green-yellow emitting hybrid light emitting electrochemical cell. J. Mater. Chem. C, 2017, 5, 12062–12068. 10.1039/C7TC02976D

 

  1. C. Celania, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring. Crystal structures and new perspectives on Y3Au4 and Y14Au51. Acta Crystallogr. C, 2017, 73, 692–696. 10.1107/S2053229617011068

 

  1. M. Li, V. Smetana, M. Wilk-Kozubek, Y. Mudryk, T. Alammar, V. Pecharsky, A.-V. Mudring, Open-Framework Manganese(II) and Cobalt(II) Borophosphates with Helical Chains: Structures, Magnetic, and Luminescent Properties. Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56, 11104–11112. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b01423

 

  1. C. Celania, V. Smetana, A. Provino, V. Pecharsky, P. Manfrinetti, A.-V. Mudring, R3Au9Pn (R = Y, Gd, Tb, Dy, Ho; Pn = Sb, Bi): A Link between Cu10Sn3 and Gd14Ag51. Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56, 7247–7256. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b00898

 

  1. D. Prodius, V. Smetana, S. Steinberg, M. Wilk-Kozubek, Y. Mudryk, V. Pecharsky, A.-V. Mudring, Breaking the paradigm: Record quindecim charged magnetic ionic liquids. Mater. Horiz., 2017, 4, 217–221. 10.1039/C6MH00468G

 

  1. I. Bigun, S. Steinberg, V. Smetana, Y. Mudryk, Y. Kalychak, L. Havela, V. Pecharsky, A.-V. Mudring, Magnetocaloric Behavior in Ternary Europium Indides EuT5In: Probing the Design Capability of First-Principles-Based Methods on the Multifaceted Magnetic Materials. Chem. Mater., 2017, 29, 2599–2614. 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b04782

 

  1. I. Bigun, V. Smetana, Y. Mudryk, I. Hlova, M. Dzevenko, L. Havela, Y. Kalychak, V. Pecharsky, A.-V. Mudring, EuNi5InH1.5−x (x = 0–1.5): hydrogen induced structural and magnetic transitions. J. Mater. Chem. C, 2017, 5, 2994–3006. 10.1039/C7TC00121E

 

  1. V. Smetana, S. Steinberg, A.-V. Mudring, Layered Structures and Disordered Polyanionic Nets in the Cation-Poor Polar Intermetallics CsAu1.4Ga2.8 and CsAu2Ga2.6. Cryst. Growth Des., 2016, 17, 693–700. 10.1021/acs.cgd.6b01536

 

  1. V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, Cesium platinide hydride 4Cs2Pt×CsH: an intermetallic double salt featuring metal anions. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 14838–14841. 10.1002/anie.201606682

 

  1. A. Provino, S. Steinberg, V. Smetana, U. Paramanik, P. Manfrinetti, S. K. Dhar, A.-V. Mudring, Gold in the layered structures of R3Au7Sn3: From relativity to versatility. Cryst. Growth Des., 2016, 16, 5657–5668. 10.1021/acs.cgd.6b00478

 

  1. A. Provino, N. S. Sangeetha, S. K. Dhar, V. Smetana, K. A. Gschneidner Jr., V. K. Pecharsky, P. Manfrinetti, A.-V. Mudring, New R3Pd5 compounds (R = Sc, Y, Gd–Lu): formation and stability, crystal structure and antiferromagnetism. Cryst. Growth Des., 2016, 16, 6001–6015. 10.1021/acs.cgd.6b01045

 

  1. A. Provino, V. Smetana, D. Paudyal, K. A. Gschneidner Jr., A.-V. Mudring, V. K. Pecharsky, P. Manfrinetti, M. Putti, Gd3Ni2 and Gd3CoxNi2-x: magnetism and unexpected Co/Ni crystallographic ordering. J. Mat. Chem. C, 2016, 4, 6078–6089. 10.1039/C6TC01035K

 

  1. V. Smetana, S. Steinberg, Y. Mudryk, V. Pecharsky, G. J. Miller, A.-V. Mudring, Cation-poor complex metallic alloys in Ba(Eu)-Au-Al(Ga) systems: identifying the keys that control structural arrangements and atom distribution at the atomic level. Inorg. Chem., 2015, 54, 10296–10308. 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b01633

 

  1. A. Provino, S. Steinberg, V. Smetana, R. Kulkarni, S. Dhar, P. Manfrinetti, A.-V. Mudring, Gold-rich R3Au7Sn3: establishing the interdependence between electronic features and physical properties. J. Mat. Chem. C, 2015, 3, 8311–8321. 10.1039/C5TC00884K

 

  1. V. Smetana, S. Steinberg, N. Card, A.-V. Mudring, G. J. Miller, Crystal Structure and Bonding in BaAu5Ga2 and AeAu4+xGa3x (Ae = Ba and Eu): Hexagonal diamond-type Au frameworks and remarkable cation/anion partitioning in the Ae−Au−Ga systems. Inorg. Chem., 2015, 54, 1010–1018. 10.1021/ic502402y

 

  1. V. Smetana, L. Kienle, V. Duppel, A. Simon, Synthesis, Crystal Structure, and TEM Analysis of Sr19Li44 and Sr3Li2: A reinvestigation of the Sr–Li phase diagram. Inorg. Chem., 2015, 54, 733–739. 10.1021/ic5010165

 

  1. V. Smetana, J. D. Corbett, G. J. Miller, MgAuGa and MgAu2Ga: first representatives of the Ma–Au–Ga system. Acta Crystallogr. C, 2014, 70 355. 10.1107/S205322961400566X

 

  1. V. Levytskyy, V. Babizhetskyy, B. Kotur, V. Smetana, Diterbium heptanickel: a crystal structure redetermination. Acta Crystallogr. E, 2014, 70, i42. 10.1107/S1600536814015384

 

  1. V. Smetana, J. D. Corbett, G. J. Miller, Complex polyanionic nets in RbAu4.01Ga8.64 and CsAu5Ga9: the role of cations in the formation of new polar intermetallics. Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem., 2014, 640, 790–796. 10.1002/zaac.201400015

 

  1. V. Levytskyy, V. Babizhetskyy, B. Kotur, V. Smetana, Redetermination of Dy3Ni from single-crystal X-ray data. Acta Crystallogr. E, 2013, 26, i80. 10.1107/S1600536813028717

 

  1. C. Xiao, L. Wang, R. Maligal-Ganesh, V. Smetana, H. Walen, P. Thiel, G. J. Miller, D. Johnson, W. Huang, Intermetallic NaAu2 as a heterogeneous catalyst for low temperature CO oxidation. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 9592–9595. 10.1021/ja403175c

 

  1. V. Smetana, J. Corbett, G. Miller, Polyclusters and Substitution Effects in the Na-Au-Ga System: remarkable Sodium Bonding Characteristics in Polar Intermetallics. Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 12502–12510. 10.1021/ic401580y

 

  1. V. Smetana, J. Corbett, G. Miller, Na8Au10Ga7 and Na17Au5.9Ga46.6: The diversity of 5-fold Symmetries in the Na–Au–Ga System. J. Solid State Chem., 2013, 207, 21–28. 10.1016/j.jssc.2013.08.017

 

  1. J. Liu, V. Smetana, K. Gschneidner, G. Miller, V. Pecharsky, The crystal structure and magnetic properties of Pr117Co56.7Ge112. J Appl. Phys., 2013, 113, 17E120. 10.1063/1.4794376

 

  1. C. Wang, J. Zou, J. Liu, Y. Mudryk, K. Gschneidner, Y. Long, V. Smetana, G. Miller, V. Pecharsky, Crystal structure, magnetic properties and the magnetocaloric effect of Gd5Rh4 and GdRh. J Appl. Phys., 2013, 113 17A904. 10.1063/1.4793775

 

  1. Y. Mudryk, P. Manfrinetti, V. Smetana, J. Jiu, A. Provino, V. Pecharsky, G. Miller, K. Gschneidner, Structural disorder and magnetism in rare-earth (R) R117Co54+xSn112+y. J Alloys Compd., 2013, 557, 252–260. 10.1016/j.jallcom.2012.12.137

 

  1. V. Levytskyy, V. Babizhetskyy, B. Kotur, V. Smetana, Redetermination of dysprosium trinickel from single-crystal X-ray data. Acta Crystallogr. E, 2012, 68, i83. 10.1107/S1600536812043747

 

  1. V. Smetana, Q. Lin, D. Pratt, A. Kreyssig, M. Ramazanoglu, J. Corbett, A. Goldman, G. Miller, A Sodium-Containing Quasicrystal: Using Gold to Enhance Sodium’s Covalency in Intermetallics. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 12699–12702. 10.1002/anie.201207076

 

  1. Q. Lin, V. Smetana, G. Miller, J. Corbett, Conventional and stuffed Bergman-type phases in the Na-Au-T (T = Ga, Ge, Sn) systems: Synthesis, structures, coloring of cluster centers, and Fermi sphere-Brillouin zone interactions. Inorg. Chem., 2012, 51, 8882–8889. 10.1021/ic300866q

 

  1. V. Smetana, G. Miller, J. Corbett, Three alkali-metal-gold-gallium systems. Ternary tunnel structures and some problems with poorly ordered cations. Inorg. Chem., 2012, 51, 7711–7721. 10.1021/ic300740u

 

  1. A. Provino, Y. Mudryk, D. Paudyal, V. Smetana, P. Manfrinetti, V. Pecharsky, Jr. Gschneidner, J. Corbett, Crystal structure of Tb5Ni2In4 and Y5Ni2In4, and magnetic properties of Dy5Ni2In4. J. Appl. Phys., 2012, 111, 07E122. 10.1063/1.3673432

 

  1. V. Levytskyy, V. Babizhetskyy, B. Kotur, V. Smetana, Didysprosium hepta-nickel. Acta Cryst E, 2012, 68, i20. 10.1107/S1600536812007611

 

  1. V. Smetana, J. Corbett, G. Miller, Four polyanionic compounds in the K-Au-Ga system: A case study in exploratory synthesis and of the art of structural analysis. Inorg. Chem., 2012, 51, 1695–1702. 10.1021/ic201999u

 

  1. I. Bigun, V. Smetana, Y. Kalychak, A new rhombohedral modification of EuNi5In. Acta Crystallogr. C, 2011, 67, i42. 10.1107/S0108270111022359

 

  1. V. Smetana, G. Vajenine, L. Kienle, V. Duppel, A. Simon, Intermetallic and metal-rich phases in the system Li-Ba-In-N. J. Solid State Chem., 2010, 183, 1767–1775. 10.1016/j.jssc.2010.05.021

 

  1. V. Smetana, A. Simon, Synthesis and crystal structure of barium indide Ba9In4. Z. Naturforsch. B, 2010, 65, 643–645. 10.1515/znb-2010-0517

 

  1. L. Kienle, V. Smetana, V. Duppel, A. Simon, Electron Microscopy Investigation on Highly Beam and Moisture sensitive Samples – the System Li/Ba/Ca. Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem., 2010, 636, 325–330. 10.1002/zaac.200900335

 

  1. V. Smetana, V. Babizhetskyy, G. Vajenine, A. Simon, Darstellung und Kristallstruktur der Phasen Li26Na58Ba38Ex (E = N, H; x = 0–1). Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem., 2008, 634, 849–852. 10.1002/zaac.200700520

 

  1. V. Smetana, V. Babizhetskyy, A. Simon, LixNayBa14LiN6: New Representatives of the Subnitride Family. Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem., 2008, 634, 629. 10.1002/zaac.200700472

 

  1. V. Smetana, V. Babizhetskyy, C. Hoch, A. Simon, Icosahedral Li-Clusters in the Structures of Li33.3Ba13.1Ca3 and Li18.9Na8.3Ba15.3. J. Solid State Chem., 2007, 180, 3302. 10.1016/j.jssc.2007.09.024

 

  1. V. Smetana, V. Babizhetskyy, G. Vajenine, A. Simon, Synthesis and Crystal Structure of the New Quaternary Subnitride Na15Li8Ba12N6. Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem., 2007, 633, 2296. 10.1002/zaac.200700192

 

  1. V. Smetana, V. Babizhetskyy, G. Vajenine, C. Hoch, A. Simon, Double-Icosahedral Li Clusters in a New Binary Compound Ba19Li44: A Reinvestigation of the Ba-Li Phase Diagram. Inorg. Chem., 2007, 46, 5425. 10.1021/ic070249i

 

  1. V. Smetana, V. Babizhetskyy, G. Vajenine, A. Simon, Synthesis and crystal structure of LiBa2N and identification of LiBa3N. J. Solid State Chem., 2007, 180, 1889. 10.1016/j.jssc.2007.04.012

 

  1. V. Smetana, V. Babizhetskyy, C. Hoch, A. Simon, Refinement of the crystal structure of barium tetralithium, BaLi4. Z. Kristallogr. NCS, 2006, 221, 434. 10.1524/ncrs.2006.0142

 

  1. V. Smetana, V. Babizhetskyy, G. Vajenine, A. Simon, Li80Ba39N9: The First Li/Ba Subnitride. Inorg. Chem., 2006, 45, 10786. 10.1021/ic0613816

 

  1. V. Smetana, V. Babizhetskyy, G. Vajenine, A. Simon, Li26 Clusters in the Compound Li13Na29Ba19. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2006, 45, 6051. 10.1002/anie.200602137

 

  1. S. Chykhrij, V. Smetana, Phase relations in the Pr-Fe-Sb and Pr-Co-Sb systems. Inorg. Mat., 2006, 42, 503. 10.1134/S0020168506050104

 

  1. S. Chykhrij, V. Smetana, Phase equilibria and crystal structures of the compounds in the Pr-Ni-Sb system at 870K. J Alloys Compd., 2005, 400, 100. 10.1016/j.jallcom.2005.03.049

 

 

Refereed Conference Proceedings
  1. A. Provino, A. Pathak, V. Pecharsky, M. Putti, C. Ferdeghini, V. Smetana, A. Mudring, P. Manfrinetti, Effect of chemical and physical pressure on the superconducting properties of LaZn2-xSn2 Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 2018

 

  1. G. Miller, S. Thimmaiah, V. Smetana, A. Palasyuk, Q. Lin, Gold’s structural versatility within complex intermetallics: from Hume-Rothery to Zintl and even quasicrystals. MRS Proceedings 2013, 1517

 

  1. V. Smetana, V. Babizhetskyy, G. Vajenine, A. Simon, Neue Li26-cluster in Li13Na29Ba19. Anorg. Allg. Chem., 2006, 632, 2115

 

  1. V. Smetana, V. Babizhetskyy, G. Vajenine, A. Simon, Li80Ba39N9: Ein erstes Li-Ba subnitrid. Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem., 2006, 632, 2114

 

 

Invited Talks
  1. Smetana, J. Corbett, G. Miller “Crystal structures and electronic properties in the Na–Au–Ga system: crystal structure and electronic properties.”

Gordon research conference, New London (July, 2012) [Invited Poster with oral presentation]

 

Contributed Presentations
  1. T. Bell, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, G. Meyer ”The hidden island of rare earth rich intermetallics.” Terrae Rarae, Stockholm, Sweden-Helsinki, Finland (2019) [Oral presentation].

 

  1. A. Provino, A. Pathak, V. Pecharsky, M. Putti, C. Ferdeghini, V. Smetana, A. Mudring, P. Manfrinetti “Effect of chemical and physical pressure on the superconducting properties of LaZn2-xSn2.” APS March Meeting, Los Angeles (CA), USA (2018) [Oral presentation].

 

  1. A. Provino, A. Pathak, V. Smetana, A. Mudring, M. Putti, C. Ferdeghini, V.K. Pecharsky and P. Manfrinetti “LaZn2-xSn2: unusual superconductivity in a new 1:2:2 crystallographically disordered compound.” 62th Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Pittsburgh (PA), USA (2017) [Oral presentation].

 

  1. A. Provino, A. Pathak, V. Smetana, A.-V. Mudring, V. Pecharsky, M. Putti, C. Ferdeghini, P. Manfrinetti “LaZn2-xSn2: unusual superconductivity in a new crystallographically disordered 1:2:2 compound.” Muroran-IT Rare Earth Workshop, Kasumigaseki, Tokyo, Japan (2017) [Oral presentation and Poster].

 

  1. M. Pani, A. Provino, V. Smetana, P. Manfrinetti “Crystal chemistry of new rare earth nickel silicides.” 28th Rare Earth Research Conference, Ames (IA), USA (2017) [Oral Presentation].

 

  1. V. Smetana, Y. Mudryk, V. Pecharsky, A.-V. Mudring ”Structural Variations and Magnetism in the Transition-Metal-Rich Intermetallics Eu(T1,T2)5In (T = Cu, Ag, Au).” 28th Rare Earth Research Conference, Ames (IA), USA (2017) [Poster].

 

  1. D. Prodius, V. Smetana, S. Steinberg, M. Wilk-Kozubek, Y. Mudryk, V. Pecharsky, A.-V. Mudring ”Breaking the paradigm: record quindecim {15+} charged magnetic ionic liquids.” 28th Rare Earth Research Conference, Ames (IA), USA (2017) [Poster].

 

  1. A. Provino, V. Pecharsky, V. Smetana, C. Ritter, A.-V. Mudring, P. Manfrinetti “Crystallographic ordering and magnetic structure in the next-to-ternary RCo1–xNix compounds (R = Gd–Lu).” 28th Rare Earth Research Conference, Ames (IA), USA (2017) [Poster].

 

  1. M. Rhodehouse, V. Smetana, G. Miller, A.-V. Mudring, G. Meyer “In search of new rare-earth rich intermetallics.” 28th Rare Earth Research Conference, Ames (IA), USA (2017) [Poster].

 

  1. C. Celania, V. Smetana, A. Provino, P. Manfrinetti, V. Pecharsky, A.-V. Mudring “R3Au9Pn (R = Y, Gd, Tb, Dy, Ho; Pn = Sb, Bi): A link between Cu10Sn3 and Gd14Ag51.” 28th Rare Earth Research Conference, Ames (IA), USA (2017) [Poster].

 

  1. V. Smetana, Y. Mudryk, A. Mudring, V. Pecharsky and K.A. Gschneidner “Evolution of crystal structure and magnetic properties with the variation of Cu/Au ratio in the Eu(Cu,Au)5In solid solution.” 13th Joint MMM-Intermag Conference / Magneto-Optic, Magnetoelastic, and Magnetocaloric Materials, San Diego (CA), USA (2016) [Poster].

 

  1. A. Provino, P. Manfrinetti, V. Smetana, M. Putti, D. Paudyal, K. Gschneidner, Jr. “Crystal structure and ferromagnetism of Gd3Ni2 and Gd3(CoxNi1–x)2.” American Physical Society Meeting, Denver (CO), USA (2014) [Poster].

 

  1. A. Provino, S. Dhar, V. Smetana, K. Gschneidner Jr., M. Khan, P. Manfrinetti, C. Ferdeghini “Ferromagnetism in R5Co3Ni2 compounds (R = Gd, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er). 59th Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Honolulu (HI), USA (2014) [Poster].

 

  1. J. Liu, V. Smetana, K. A. Gschneidner, Jr., G. J. Miller, and V. K. Pecharsky “The crystal structure and magnetic properties of Pr117Co56.7Ge112.” 12th Joint MMM-Intermag Conference / Magneto-Optic, Magnetoelastic, and Magnetocaloric Materials, Chicago (IL), USA (2013) [Poster].

 

  1. C. L. Wang, J. D. Zou, J. Liu, Y. Mudryk, K. A. Gschneidner, Jr., Y. Long, V. Smetana, G. J. Miller, and V. K. Pecharsky “Crystal structure, magnetic properties, and the magnetocaloric effect of Gd5Rh4and GdRh.” 12th Joint MMM-Intermag Conference / Magneto-Optic, Magnetoelastic, and Magnetocaloric Materials, Chicago (IL), USA (2013) [Poster].

 

  1. V. Smetana, J. Corbett, G. Miller “Crystal structures and electronic properties in the Na–Au–Ga system: crystal structure and electronic properties.” Gordon research conference, New London (NH), USA (2012) [Oral presentation and Poster].

 

  1. G. J. Miller, S. Thimmaiah, V. Smetana, A. Palasyuk, Q. Lin “Gold’s structural versatility within complex intermetallics: From Hume-Rothery to Zintl Phases and even quasicrystals” MRS Fall Meeting, Boston (MA), USA (2012) [Oral Presentation].

 

  1. A. Provino, Y. Mudryk, D. Paudyal, V. Smetana, P. Manfrinetti, V. K. Pecharsky, K. A. Gschneidner Jr., J. D. Corbett “Crystal structure of Tb5Ni2In4 and Y5Ni2In4 and magnetic properties in Dy5Ni2In4.” 56th Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Scottsdale (AZ), USA (2011) [Oral Presentation].

 

  1. V. Smetana, V. Duppel, L. Kienle, A. Simon “Electron microscopy investigations in the system Li–Ba–Ca.” 17th Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kristallographie, Hannover, Germany (2009) [Poster].

 

  1. V. Smetana “Subnitride with Lithium. Electron Microscopy.” Hemdsaermelkolloqium, Marburg, Germany (2009) [Oral Presentation].

 

  1. V. Smetana, V. Babizhetskyy, G. Vajenine, C. Hoch, A. Simon “Phase relationship with Li/Ba subnitrides and intermetallic compounds.” Xth International Conference on Crystal Chemistry of Intermetallic Compounds, Lviv, Ukraine (2007) [Oral Presentation].

 

  1. V. Smetana, V. Babizhetskyy, G. Vajenine, A. Simon “Synthesis and Crystal Structure of the new quaternary subnitride Na15Li8Ba12N6” Xth International Conference on Crystal Chemistry of Intermetallic Compounds, Lviv, Ukraine (2007) [Poster].

 

  1. V. Smetana, V. Babizhetskyy, G. Vajenine, C. Hoch, A. Simon “Novel ionic and metallic subnanostructures in Li-rich compounds.” GDCh Wissenschaftsforum Chemie, Ulm, Germany (2007) [Poster]. International Karlsruhe Nanoscience Workshop „Metal-rich Compounds”, Karlsruhe, Germany (2007) [Poster].

 

  1. V. Smetana, V. Babizhetskyy, G. Vajenine, A. Simon “Double-icosahedral Li clusters in a new binary compound Ba19Li44.” XIth European Conference On Solid State Chemistry, Caen, France (2007) [Poster]

 

  1. V. Smetana, V. Babizhetskyy, G. Vajenine, A. Simon “Synthesis and crystal structures of LiBa2N and LiBa3N” XIth European Conference On Solid State Chemistry, Caen, France (2007) [Poster]

 

  1. V. Smetana, V. Babizhetskyy, G. Vajenine, A. Simon “Neue Li26-Cluster in Li26Na29Ba19” 13. GDCh Conference, Aachen, Germany (2006) [Poster].

 

  1. V. Smetana, V. Babizhetskyy, G. Vajenine, A. Simon “Li80Ba39N9: Ein erstes Li-Ba-Subnitrid” 13. GDCh Conference, Aachen, Germany (2006) [Poster].