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

Casey, C. P., et al. “Reaction of CO and tert-butyl isocyanide with the cluster [(C 5Me5)3Co3(μ2-H) 3(μ3-H)] facile hydrogen transfer to isocyanide forms [(C5Me5)3Co3 (μ-H) (μ3-η2-HC=NCMe3)].” Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications, no. 22, Dec. 1993, pp. 1692–94. Scopus, doi:10.1039/C39930001692. Full Text

Casey, C. P., et al. “Conversion of Acetylene to a Triple Bridged Ethylidyne Ligand on the Cluster Cp*3Co3(μ2-H)3(μ3-H).” Organometallics, vol. 12, no. 10, Jan. 1993, pp. 3788–89. Scopus, doi:10.1021/om00034a002. Full Text

Casey, C. P., et al. “Reaction of NO with Cp*3Co3(μ-H)4 preserves the tricobalt cluster and produces Cp*3Co3(μ3-NO)2.” Inorganica Chimica Acta, vol. 212, no. 1–2, Jan. 1993, pp. 81–85. Scopus, doi:10.1016/S0020-1693(00)92312-0. Full Text

Casey, C. P., et al. “Conversion of acetylene to a triple bridged ethylidyne ligand on the cluster Cp*3Co3(μ2-H)3(μ 3-H).” Organometallics, vol. 12, no. 10, 1993, pp. 3788–89.

Casey, C. P., et al. “Phosphine induced cyclopentadienyl ring slippage catalyzes CO insertion into a methyl rhenium compound to produce an acetyl rhenium compound.” Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, vol. 428, no. 1–2, Apr. 1992, pp. 99–105. Scopus, doi:10.1016/0022-328X(92)83222-4. Full Text

Kersten, J. L., et al. “'[Cp*Co=CoCp*]' is a Hydride.” Angew. Chem., vol. 104, 1992.

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