Kaspars Leduskrasts

Kaspars Leduskrasts

PhD student

kledus at osi d0t lv

Curriculum Vitae


October 9th, 1989


MSc in chemistry, University of Latvia, 2014
Thesis: “Reductive Elimination from Pd(IV) Complexes”
Supervisor: Prof. E. Suna


Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis
Research Assistant, 2014-present
Laboratory Assistant, 2011-2014

University of Groningen (Netherlands)
ERASMUS exchange student, October, 2013 – February, 2014


  1. Leduskrasts, K.; Suna, E. ” Aggregation induced emission in one easy step: pyridinium AIEgens and counter ion effect ” RSC Advances 2020, 10, 38107-38113. DOI: 10.1039/D0RA07137D
  2. Leduskrasts, K.; Kinens, A.; Suna, E. “Cation–π interactions secure aggregation induced emission of planar organic luminophores” Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 12663-12666. DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06829E
  3. Leduskrasts, K.; Suna, E. “Aggregation induced emission by pyridinium–pyridinium interactions” RSC Advances 2019, 9, 460-465. DOI: 10.1039/C8RA08771G
  4. Karpavičiene, I.; Jonušis, M.; Leduskrasts, K.; Misiūnaite, I.; Suna, E.; Čikotiene, I. ” Synthesis and photophysical properties of 3,5-diaryl-2-heteroarylthiophenes” Dyes and Pigments 2019, 170, 107646. DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2019.107646
  5. Griniene, R.; Liu, L.; Tavgeniene, D.; Sipaviciute, D.; Volyniuk, D.; Grazulevicius, J. V.; Xie, Z.; Zhang, B.; Leduskrasts, K.; Grigalevicius, S. “Polyethers with pendent phenylvinyl substituted carbazole rings as polymers for hole transporting layers of OLEDs” Opt. Mater. 2016, 51, 148–153. DOI: 10.1016/j.optmat.2015.11.030