Institution name and department

Ruđer Bošković Institute

Position held


Senior Research Associate



Bijenička c. 54, HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia



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Key words 


·energy-related materials



·vibrational spectroscopy



·LAG reactions



Areas of Research/Expertise 

Synthesis, predominantly mechanochemical, and characterization of materials for solid-state hydrogen storage, materials for hydrogen production by water splitting; vibrational spectroscopy, spectroscopic in-situ monitoring of various chemical and physical processes relevant to materials.

5 Most representative publications related to mechanochemistry 

1.     Milanović, I.; Biliškov, N. Mechanochemical pretreatment of ammona borane: A new procedure for sodium amidoborane synthesis Int. J. Hydrogen En. 2019,  doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.06.042;

2.     Biliškov, N.; Borgschulte, A.; Užarević, K.; Halasz, I.; Lukin, S.; Milošević, S.; Milanović, I.; Grbović Novaković, J. In-situ and Real-time Monitoring of Mechanochemical Preparation of Li2Mg(NH2BH3)4 and Na2Mg(NH2BH3)4 and their Thermal Dehydrogenation. Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 16274-16282 doi:10.1002/chem.201702665;

3.     Tireli, M.; Juribašić Kulcsar, M.; Cindro, N.; Gracin, D.; Biliškov, N.; Borovina, M.; Ćurić, M.; Halasz, I.; Užarević, K. Mechanochemical reactions studied by in situ Raman spectroscopy : base catalysis in liquid-assisted grinding. Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 8058-8061, doi:10.1039/c5cc01915j;!divAbstract

5 Most representative publications non-related to Mechanochemistry 

1.     Novak, M.; Zhang, S. N.; Orbanić, F.; Biliškov, N.; Eguchi, G.; Paschen, S.; Kimura, A.; Wang, X. X.; Osada, T.; Uchida, K. et al. Highly anisotropic interlayer magnetoresitance in ZrSiS nodal-line Dirac semimetal Phys. Rev. B. 2019, 100, 085137, doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.100.085137;

2.     Biliškov, N.; Vojta, D.; Kótai, L.; Szilágyi, I. M.; Hunyadi, D.; Pasinszki, T., Flinčec Grgac, S.; Borgschulte, A., Züttel, A. High Influence of Potassium Bromide on Thermal Decomposition of Ammonia Borane. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, 120, 25276-25288 doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b09511;

3.     Baranović, G.; Biliškov, N.; Vojta, D. Characterization of Intramolecular Hydrogen Bonds by Atomic Charges and Charge Fluxes J. Phys. Chem. A 2012, 116, 8397-8406 doi:10.1021/jp306070x;

4.     Biliškov, N.; Kojić-Prodić, B.; Mali, G.; Molčanov, K.; Stare, J. A partial proton transfer in hydrogen bond O–H∙∙∙O in crystals of anhydrous potassium and rubidium complex chloranilates J. Phys. Chem. A 2011, 115, 3154-3166 doi:10.1021/jp112380f;

5.     Biliškov, N.; Baranović, G. Hydrogen Bonding in 1, 1' -Bi-2-naphthol within the Polarizable Continuum Model J. Phys. Chem. B 2008, 112, 10638-10651 doi:10.1021/jp801868x;

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