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

Brown, TJ, Sugie, A, Leed, MGD, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Structures and dynamic solution behavior of cationic, two-coordinate gold(I)-π-allene complexes." Chemistry 18.22 (May 29, 2012): 6959-6971. Full Text

Butler, KL, Tragni, M, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-catalyzed stereoconvergent, intermolecular enantioselective hydroamination of allenes." Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 51.21 (May 21, 2012): 5175-5178. Full Text

Mukherjee, P, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-catalyzed enantioselective intramolecular dehydrative amination of allylic alcohols with carbamates." Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 51.6 (February 6, 2012): 1405-1407. Full Text

Brooner, REM, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Synthesis and structure of dicationic, bis(gold) φ-alkene complexes containing a 2,2-bis(phosphino)biphenyl ligand." Organometallics 31.2 (January 23, 2012): 768-771. Full Text

Brown, TJ, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Cationic gold(I) π-complexes of terminal alkynes and their conversion to dinuclear σ,π-acetylide complexes." Organometallics 30.21 (November 14, 2011): 6003-6009. Full Text

Li, H, Song, F, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-Catalyzed Intramolecular Hydroamination of N-Allylic,N'-Aryl Ureas to form Imidazolidin-2-ones." Adv Synth Catal 353.6 (April 18, 2011): 955-962. Full Text