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

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

Qian, H, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Platinum-catalyzed intermolecular hydroamination of vinyl arenes with carboxamides." Org Lett 7.13 (June 23, 2005): 2635-2638. Full Text

Bender, CF, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Platinum-catalyzed intramolecular hydroamination of unactivated olefins with secondary alkylamines." J Am Chem Soc 127.4 (February 2, 2005): 1070-1071. Full Text

Liu, C, Wang, X, Pei, T, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Palladium-catalyzed intramolecular oxidative alkylation of 4-pentenyl beta-dicarbonyl compounds." Chemistry 10.24 (December 3, 2004): 6343-6352. Full Text

Liu, C, Han, XQ, Wang, X, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Platinum-catalyzed intramolecular alkylation of indoles with unactivated olefins (vol 126, pg 3700, 2004)." JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 126.33 (August 25, 2004): 10493-10493. Full Text

Liu, C, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Palladium-catalyzed cyclization/carboalkoxylation of alkenyl indoles." J Am Chem Soc 126.33 (August 25, 2004): 10250-10251. Full Text

Qian, H, Han, X, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Platinum-catalyzed intramolecular hydroalkoxylation of gamma- and delta-hydroxy olefins to form cyclic ethers." J Am Chem Soc 126.31 (August 11, 2004): 9536-9537. Full Text