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. “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. “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(μ 3-H).” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 117, no. 16, 1995, pp. 4607–22.

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