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

Widenhoefer, R. A., et al. “Palladium-catalyzed intramolecular hydrosilylation of alkenylsilanes: Selective formation of six-membered silicon heterocycles.” Organometallics, vol. 17, no. 23, Jan. 1998, pp. 5124–27. Scopus, doi:10.1021/om980585u. Full Text

Widenhoefer, R. A., et al. “Direct observation of C-O reductive elimination from palladium aryl alkoxide complexes to form aryl ethers.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 119, no. 29, July 1997, pp. 6787–95. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja963324p. Full Text

Widenhoefer, R. A., and S. L. Buchwald. “Formation of palladium bis (amine) complexes from reaction of amine with palladium tris(o-tolyl)phosphine mono(amine) complexes.” Organometallics, vol. 15, no. 16, Aug. 1996, pp. 3534–42.

Widenhoefer, R. A., et al. “Synthesis and solution structure of palladium tris(o-tolyl)phosphine mono(amine) complexes.” Organometallics, vol. 15, no. 12, June 1996, pp. 2745–54.

Widenhoefer, R. A., and S. L. Buchwald. “Halide and amine influence in the equilibrium formation of palladium tris(o-tolyl)phosphine mono(amine) complexes from palladium aryl halide dimers.” Organometallics, vol. 15, no. 12, June 1996, pp. 2755–63.

Casey, C. P., et al. “Reactions of Cp*3Co3(μ2-H)3(μ3-H) with Carbon Dioxide, Carbon Disulfide, and Phenyl Isocyanate.” Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 34, no. 5, Mar. 1995, pp. 1138–44. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ic00109a022. Full Text

Casey, C. P., et al. “Reactions of Cp*3Co3(μ2-H)3(μ 3-H) with carbon dioxide, carbon bisulfide, and phenyl isocyanate.” Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 34, no. 5, 1995, pp. 1138–44.

Casey, C. P., et al. “Kinetics and Mechanism of the Formation of the Bis(ethylidyne) Tricobalt Cluster Cp*3Co3(μ3-CCH3)2 from Reaction of Acetylene with Cp*3Co3(μ2-H)3(μ3-H).” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 117, no. 16, Jan. 1995, pp. 4607–22. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja00121a018. Full Text

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