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

Mukherjee, P, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-catalyzed intramolecular amination of allylic alcohols with alkylamines." Org Lett 13.6 (March 18, 2011): 1334-1337. Full Text

Brown, TJ, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Synthesis and equilibrium binding studies of cationic, two-coordinate gold(I) π-alkyne complexes." Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 696.6 (March 2011). Full Text

Li, H, Lee, SD, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-Catalyzed Enantioselective Intramolecular Hydroamination of Allenes with Ureas." J Organomet Chem 696.1 (January 1, 2011): 316-320. Full Text

Brown, TJ, Sugie, A, Dickens, MG, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Solid-state and dynamic solution behavior of a cationic, two-coordinate gold(I) π-allene complex." Organometallics 29.19 (October 11, 2010): 4207-4209. Full Text Open Access Copy

Widenhoefer, RA, and Song, F. "Gold-Catalyzed Addition of Nitrogen and Sulfur Nucleophiles to C-C Multiple Bonds." (October 11, 2010): 437-461. (Chapter) Full Text

Mukherjee, P, and Widenhoefer, RA. "Gold(I)-catalyzed amination of allylic alcohols with cyclic ureas and related nucleophiles." Organic Letters 12.6 (March 2010): 1184-1187. Full Text Open Access Copy