Faculty Profiles

Ross A. Widenhoefer
Professor of Chemistry
124 Science Drive, 2101 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1533
(919) 660-1605



Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison 1994

B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College 1989

Research Areas:
Synthesis, Inorganic, Organic

Butler, KL, Tragni, M, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-catalyzed stereoconvergent, intermolecular enantioselective hydroamination of allenes." Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 51.21 (May 21, 2012): 5175-5178. Full Text

Mukherjee, P, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-catalyzed enantioselective intramolecular dehydrative amination of allylic alcohols with carbamates." Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 51.6 (February 6, 2012): 1405-1407. Full Text

Li, H, Song, F, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-Catalyzed Intramolecular Hydroamination of N-Allylic,N'-Aryl Ureas to form Imidazolidin-2-ones." Adv Synth Catal 353.6 (April 18, 2011): 955-962. Full Text

Mukherjee, P, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-catalyzed intramolecular amination of allylic alcohols with alkylamines." Org Lett 13.6 (March 18, 2011): 1334-1337. Full Text

Li, H, Lee, SD, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-Catalyzed Enantioselective Intramolecular Hydroamination of Allenes with Ureas." J Organomet Chem 696.1 (January 1, 2011): 316-320. Full Text

Brown, TJ, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Synthesis and equilibrium binding studies of cationic, two-coordinate gold(I) π-alkyne complexes." Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 696.6 (2011): 1216-1220. Full Text