Faculty Profiles

Ross A. Widenhoefer
Professor of Chemistry
Office: 
124 Science Drive, 2101 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 401-9240
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. "Recent developments in enantioselective gold(I) catalysis." Chemistry 14.18 (2008): 5382-5391. Full Text

Bender, CF, Hudson, WB, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Sterically hindered mono(phosphines) as supporting ligands for the platinum-catalyzed hydroamination of amino alkenes." Organometallics 27.10 (2008): 2356-2358. Full Text

Widenhoefer, RA. "Recent developments in enantioselective gold(I) catalysis." Chemistry (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany) 14.18 (2008): 5382-5391. Full Text

Zhang, Z, Bender, CF, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-catalyzed dynamic kinetic enantioselective intramolecular hydroamination of allenes." J Am Chem Soc 129.46 (November 21, 2007): 14148-14149. Full Text

Liu, C, Bender, CF, Han, X, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Platinum-catalyzed hydrofunctionalization of unactivated alkenes with carbon, nitrogen and oxygen nucleophiles." Chem Commun (Camb) 35 (September 21, 2007): 3607-3618. Full Text

Zhang, Z, Bender, CF, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-catalyzed enantioselective hydroamination of N-allenyl carbamates." Org Lett 9.15 (July 19, 2007): 2887-2889. Full Text

Liu, C, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-catalyzed intramolecular enantioselective hydroarylation of allenes with indoles." Org Lett 9.10 (May 10, 2007): 1935-1938. Full Text

Zhang, Z, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-Catalyzed Intramolecular Asymmetric Hydroalkoxylation of Allenes." Angew. Chem. 119 (2007): 287-289. (Academic Article)

Zhang, Z, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-Catalyzed Intramolecular Asymmetric Hydroalkoxylation of Allenes." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 46 (2007): 283-285. (Academic Article)

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