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

Qian, H., et al. “Development, scope, and mechanism of the palladium-catalyzed intramolecular hydroalkylation of 3-butenyl β-diketones.” Organometallics, vol. 24, no. 2, Jan. 2005, pp. 287–301. Scopus, doi:10.1021/om049373p. Full Text

Liu, C., and R. A. Widenhoefer. “Platinum(II)/europium(III)-catalyzed intramolecular hydroalkylation of 4-pentenyl β-dicarbonyl compounds.” Tetrahedron Letters, vol. 46, no. 2, Jan. 2005, pp. 285–87. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.tetlet.2004.11.060. Full Text

Liu, Cong, et al. “Palladium-catalyzed intramolecular oxidative alkylation of 4-pentenyl beta-dicarbonyl compounds..” Chemistry (Weinheim an Der Bergstrasse, Germany), vol. 10, no. 24, Dec. 2004, pp. 6343–52. Epmc, doi:10.1002/chem.200400460. Full Text

Han, Xiaoqing, et al. “Palladium-catalyzed intramolecular hydroalkylation of alkenyl-beta-keto esters, alpha-aryl ketones, and alkyl ketones in the presence of Me3SiCl or HCl..” Chemistry (Weinheim an Der Bergstrasse, Germany), vol. 10, no. 24, Dec. 2004, pp. 6333–42. Epmc, doi:10.1002/chem.200400459. Full Text

Liu, Cong, et al. “Platinum-Catalyzed Intramolecular Alkylation of Indoles with Unactivated Olefins [J. Am. Chem. Soc.2004,126, 3700−3701]..” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 126, no. 33, American Chemical Society (ACS), Aug. 2004, pp. 10493–10493. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ja0470362. Full Text

Liu, Cong, and Ross A. Widenhoefer. “Palladium-catalyzed cyclization/carboalkoxylation of alkenyl indoles..” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 126, no. 33, Aug. 2004, pp. 10250–51. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja046810i. Full Text

Qian, Hua, et al. “Platinum-catalyzed intramolecular hydroalkoxylation of gamma- and delta-hydroxy olefins to form cyclic ethers..” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 126, no. 31, Aug. 2004, pp. 9536–37. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja0477773. Full Text

Perch, Nicholas S., and Ross A. Widenhoefer. “Mechanism of palladium-catalyzed diene cyclization/hydrosilylation: direct observation of intramolecular carbometalation..” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 126, no. 20, May 2004, pp. 6332–46. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja049806f. Full Text

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