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

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

Casey, C. P., et al. “X-ray Crystal Structures of Two (Ethylidyne)tricobalt Clusters: Thermolysis of Cp*Co(H2C=CH2)2 Produces Cp*3Co3(μ3-CCH3)(μ3-H), Not Cp*3Co3(μ3-CCH3)2.” Organometallics, vol. 13, no. 4, Apr. 1994, pp. 1521–24. Scopus, doi:10.1021/om00016a065. Full Text