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

Zhang, Z, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-catalyzed intramolecular enantioselective hydroalkoxylation of allenes." Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 46.1-2 (2007): 283-285. Full Text

Bender, CF, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Room temperature hydroamination of N-alkenyl ureas catalyzed by a gold(i) N-heterocyclic carbene complex." Org Lett 8.23 (November 9, 2006): 5303-5305. Full Text

Bender, CF, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-catalyzed intramolecular hydroamination of unactivated alkenes with carboxamides." Chem Commun (Camb) 39 (October 21, 2006): 4143-4144. Full Text

Zhang, Z, Wang, X, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Platinum(II)-catalyzed intermolecular hydroarylation of unactivated alkenes with indoles." Chem Commun (Camb) 35 (September 21, 2006): 3717-3719. Full Text

Han, X, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Platinum-catalyzed intramolecular asymmetric hydroarylation of unactivated alkenes with indoles." Org Lett 8.17 (August 17, 2006): 3801-3804. Full Text

Zhang, Z, Liu, C, Kinder, RE, Han, X, Qian, H, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Highly active Au(I) catalyst for the intramolecular exo-hydrofunctionalization of allenes with carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen nucleophiles." J Am Chem Soc 128.28 (July 19, 2006): 9066-9073. Full Text

Kinder, RE, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Rhodium-catalyzed asymmetric cyclization/hydroboration of 1,6-enynes." Org Lett 8.10 (May 11, 2006): 1967-1969. Full Text

Han, X, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-catalyzed intramolecular hydroamination of alkenyl carbamates." Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 45.11 (March 3, 2006): 1747-1749. Full Text

Widenhoefer, RA, and Han, X. "Gold-catalyzed hydroamination of C-C multiple bonds." European Journal of Organic Chemistry 20 (2006): 4555-4563. Full Text

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