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Dr Anna Garden

anna_gardenPhD, BSc(Hons) (Otago)

Tel: 03 479 7928
Location: Science II, 5c3
Email: anna.garden@otago.ac.nz

The Garden research group is led by Dr. Anna Garden, lecturer in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Otago, which is situated in Dunedin, New Zealand. Our research interests are focussed on using a computational approach to investigate catalysis of small molecule reactions on both extended and nanoparticle catalysts.

For more information about the Garden Research Group: http://www.otago.ac.nz/annagarden

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Publications

Matikonda, S. S., Fairhall, J. M., Fiedler, F., Sanhajariya, S., Tucker, R. A. J., Hook, S., Garden, A. L., & Gamble, A. B. (2018). Mechanistic evaluation of bioorthogonal decaging with trans-cyclooctene: The effect of fluorine substituents on aryl azide reactivity and decaging from the 1,2,3-triazoline. Bioconjugate Chemistry, 29(2), 324-334. doi: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.7b00665

Garden, A. L., Pedersen, A., & Jónsson, H. (2018). Reassignment of 'magic numbers' for Au clusters of decahedral and FCC structural motifs. Nanoscale, 10(11), 5124-5132. doi: 10.1039/c7nr09440j

Roxburgh, M., McMorran, D. A., Garden, A. L., & Hanton, L. R. (2018). Orientation of Agl ions in coordination architectures through ligand conformation and anion binding: From polymeric chains to discrete squares. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2018(38), 4278-4285. doi: 10.1002/ejic.201800746

Rodríguez-Jiménez, S., Yang, M., Stewart, I., Garden, A. L., & Brooker, S. (2017). A simple method of predicting spin state in solution. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 139(50), 18392-18396. doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b11069

Hogue, R. W., Dhers, S., Hellyer, R. M., Luo, J., Hanan, G. S., Larsen, D. S., Garden, A. L., & Brooker, S. (2017). Self-assembly of cyclohelicate [M3L3] triangles over [M4L4] squares, despite near-linear bis-terdentate L and octahedral M. Chemistry: A European Journal, 23(57), 14193-14199. doi: 10.1002/chem.201702153

Chapter in Book - Research

Kjaergaard, H. G., Lane, J. R., Garden, A. L., Schofield, D. P., Robinson, T. W., & Mills, M. J. (2008). Atmospheric photolysis of sulfuric acid. In Advances in quantum chemistry (Vol. 55). (pp. 137-158). Elsevier.

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Journal - Research Article

Matikonda, S. S., Fairhall, J. M., Fiedler, F., Sanhajariya, S., Tucker, R. A. J., Hook, S., Garden, A. L., & Gamble, A. B. (2018). Mechanistic evaluation of bioorthogonal decaging with trans-cyclooctene: The effect of fluorine substituents on aryl azide reactivity and decaging from the 1,2,3-triazoline. Bioconjugate Chemistry, 29(2), 324-334. doi: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.7b00665

Roxburgh, M., McMorran, D. A., Garden, A. L., & Hanton, L. R. (2018). Orientation of Agl ions in coordination architectures through ligand conformation and anion binding: From polymeric chains to discrete squares. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2018(38), 4278-4285. doi: 10.1002/ejic.201800746

Garden, A. L., Pedersen, A., & Jónsson, H. (2018). Reassignment of 'magic numbers' for Au clusters of decahedral and FCC structural motifs. Nanoscale, 10(11), 5124-5132. doi: 10.1039/c7nr09440j

Rodríguez-Jiménez, S., Yang, M., Stewart, I., Garden, A. L., & Brooker, S. (2017). A simple method of predicting spin state in solution. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 139(50), 18392-18396. doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b11069

Hogue, R. W., Dhers, S., Hellyer, R. M., Luo, J., Hanan, G. S., Larsen, D. S., Garden, A. L., & Brooker, S. (2017). Self-assembly of cyclohelicate [M3L3] triangles over [M4L4] squares, despite near-linear bis-terdentate L and octahedral M. Chemistry: A European Journal, 23(57), 14193-14199. doi: 10.1002/chem.201702153

Abghoui, Y., Garden, A. L., Howalt, J. G., Vegge, T., & Skúlason, E. (2016). Electroreduction of N2 to ammonia at ambient conditions on mononitrides of Zr, Nb, Cr, and V: A DFT guide for experiments. ACS Catalysis, 6(2), 635-646. doi: 10.1021/acscatal.5b01918

Preston, D., Tucker, R. A. J., Garden, A. L., & Crowley, J. D. (2016). Heterometallic [MnPtn(L)2n]x+ macrocycles from dichloromethane-derived bis-2-pyridyl-1,2,3-triazole ligands. Inorganic Chemistry, 55(17), 8928-8934. doi: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b01435

Garden, A. L., & Skúlason, E. (2015). The mechanism of industrial ammonia synthesis revisited: Calculations of the role of the associative mechanism. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 119(47), 26554-26559. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b08508

Abghoui, Y., Garden, A. L., Hlynsson, V. F., Björgvinsdóttir, S., Ólafsdóttir, H., & Skúlason, E. (2015). Enabling electrochemical reduction of nitrogen to ammonia at ambient conditions through rational catalyst design. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17, 4909-4918. doi: 10.1039/c4cp04838e

Skúlason, E., Faraj, A. A., Kristinsdóttir, L., Hussain, J., Garden, A. L., & Jónsson, H. (2014). Catalytic activity of Pt nano-particles for H2 formation. Topics in Catalysis, 57, 273-281. doi: 10.1007/s11244-013-0182-3

Hlynsson, V. F., Skúlason, E., & Garden, A. L. (2014). A systematic, first-principles study of the structural preference and magnetic properties of mononitrides of the d-block metals. Journal of Alloys & Compounds, 603, 172-179. doi: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2014.02.153

Garden, A. L., Scholz, K., Schwass, D. R., & Meledandri, C. J. (2014). Optimized colloidal chemistry for micelle-templated synthesis and assembly of silver nanocomposite materials. Colloids & Surfaces A, 441, 367-377. doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2013.09.012

Garden, A. L., van der Salm, L., Schwass, D. R., & Meledandri, C. J. (2013). Towards a tunable microemulsion method for nanoparticle synthesis. RSC Advances, 3(7), 2192-2196. doi: 10.1039/C2RA21491A

Garden, A. L., Halonen, L., & Kjaergaard, H. G. (2011). Widening of the hydrogen bonded OH-streching bands due to the wagging and OO-stretching modes in H2O·H2O. Chemical Physics Letters, 513(4-6), 167-172. doi: 10.1016/j.cplett.2011.07.051

Garden, A. L., Paulot, F., Crounse, J. D., Maxwell-Cameron, I. J., Wennberg, P. O., & Kjaergaard, H. G. (2009). Calculation of conformationally weighted dipole moments useful in ion-molecule collision rate estimates. Chemical Physics Letters, 474(1-3), 45-50. doi: 10.1016/j.cplett.2009.04.038

Kjaergaard, H. G., Garden, A. L., Chaban, G. M., Gerber, R. B., Matthews, D. A., & Stanton, J. F. (2008). Calculation of vibrational transition frequencies and intensities in water dimer: Comparison of different vibrational approaches. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 112(18), 4324-4335.

Garden, A. L., Halonen, L., & Kjaergaard, H. G. (2008). Calculated band profiles of the OH-stretching transitions in water dimer. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 112(32), 7439-7447.

Salmi, T., Hänninen, V., Garden, A. L., Kjaergaard, H. G., Tennyson, J., & Halonen, L. (2008). Calculation of the O-H stretching vibrational overtone spectrum of the water dimer. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 112(28), 6305-6312.

Garden, A. L., Lane, J. R., & Kjaergaard, H. G. (2006). Counterpoise corrected geometries of hydrated complexes. Journal of Chemical Physics, 125, 144317.

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Garden, A. L., Pedersen, A., & Jónsson, H. (2017). Motif dominance of Au and Pt nanoclusters and the implications for catalysis. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology (AMN8). (pp. 266). Retrieved from http://confer.co.nz/amn8/

Garden, A. L., Pedersen, A., & Jónsson, H. (2016). The influence of size and temperature on the shape preference of nanoclusters and the implications for heterogeneous catalysis. In J. Vigo-Aguiar, P. Schwerdtfeger, W. Spröβig, N. Stollenwerk, P. Caballero, J. Cioslowski, … J. A. Alvarez-Bermejo (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Computational and Mathematical Methods in Science and Engineering. 2, (pp. 537-538). [Abstract]

Garden, A. L., Pedersen, A., & Jónsson, H. (2016). The influence of size and temperature on the shape preference of Au nanoclusters. Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry (NZIC) Conference. Retrieved from http://www.nzic16.org/

Meledandri, C. J., Garden, A. L., & Schwass, D. R. (2013). Micelle-directed synthesis and assembly of silver nanocomposite materials: Toward new antimicrobial agents [Invited]. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology (AMN6). [USB Memory Stick] [Abstract]

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Garden, A. (2016, May). Computational heterogeneous catalysis [Invited]. Workshop presentation at the Nanocluster Synthesis, Characterization and Applications Workshop, Okinawa, Japan.

Garden, A. L., Kjaergaard, H. G., & Halonen, L. (2008, November-December). Calculated band profiles of the OH-stretching transitions in water dimer. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry, New Zealand Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the New Zealand Society of Plant Biologists Combined Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

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