Faculty Profiles

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

Overview

Education:

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison 1994

B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College 1989

Research Areas:
Synthesis, Inorganic, Organic

Widenhoefer, RA, and Song, F. "Gold-Catalyzed Addition of Nitrogen and Sulfur Nucleophiles to C-C Multiple Bonds." Catalyzed Carbon-Heteroatom Bond Formation (2010): 437-461. Full Text

Brown, TJ, Dickens, MG, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Syntheses and X-ray crystal structures of cationic, two-coordinate gold(I) pi-alkene complexes that contain a sterically hindered o-biphenylphosphine ligand." Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England) 42 (November 2009): 6451-6453. Full Text

Widenhoefer, RA. "Unactivated Alkenes." (September 16, 2009): 203-222. (Chapter) Full Text

Brown, TJ, Dickens, MG, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Syntheses, X-ray crystal structures, and solution behavior of monomeric, cationic, two-coordinate gold(I) pi-alkene complexes." J Am Chem Soc 131.18 (May 13, 2009): 6350-6351. Full Text

Brown, TJ, Dickens, MG, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Syntheses, X-ray Crystal Structures, and Solution Behavior of Monomeric, Cationic, Two-Coordinate Gold(I) pi-Alkene Complexes." JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 131.18 (May 13, 2009): 6350-+. Full Text

Zhang, Z, Lee, SD, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Intermolecular hydroamination of ethylene and 1-alkenes with cyclic ureas catalyzed by achiral and chiral gold(I) complexes." J Am Chem Soc 131.15 (April 22, 2009): 5372-5373. Full Text

Zhang, Z, Du Lee, S, Fisher, AS, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-Catalyzed Hydration of Allenes." Tetrahedron 65.9 (February 28, 2009): 1794-1798. Full Text

Toups, KL, Liu, GT, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-Catalyzed Hydroarylation of Allenes with Indoles." J Organomet Chem 694.4 (February 15, 2009): 571-575. Full Text

Toups, KL, Liu, GT, and Widenhoefer, RA. "(I)-Catalyzed Hydroarylation of Allenes with 1,2-Dimethylindole." Organomet. Chem. 694 (2009): 571-575. (Academic Article)

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