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Bibliographia Humboldtiana Index

Bibliographia Humboldtiana

II. Publications by Humboldt Research Fellows from Germany in 2009

Chemistry, pharmacy

Becker, Dr. Jochen

Evonik Industries AG, Germany
Field of research: Non-metallic and organometallic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Kyriacos C. Nicolaou Scripps Research Institute
  • K. C. Nicolaou, Yee Hwee Lim, Jochen Becker: Total Synthesis and Absolute Configuration of the Bisanthraquinone Antibiotic BE-43472B. In: Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 48, 2009, p. 3444 - 3448 [anthraquinones · antibiotics · cascade reactions · Diels–Alder reactions · total synthesis].

  • K. C. Nicolaou, Yee Hwee Lim, Jochen Becker: Total Synthesis and Absolute Configuration of the Bisanthraquinone Antibiotic BE-43472B. In: Angewandte Chemie. 121, 2009, p. 3496 - 3500 [anthraquinones · antibiotics · cascade reactions · Diels–Alder reactions · total synthesis].

  • K. C. Nicolaou,* Jochen Becker, Yee Hwee Lim, Alexandre Lemire, Thomas Neubauer, and Ana Montero: Total Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of (+)- and (-)-Bisanthraquinone Antibiotic BE-43472B and Related Compounds. In: J. AM. CHEM. SOC.. 131, 2009, p. 14812 - 14826 [antibiotics, total synthesis, resistant bacteria, heterocyles, Diels-Alder reactions, photochemistry, natural products].

Dielmann, Dr. Fabian

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany
Field of research: Molecular chemistry, complex chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Guy Bertrand University of California, San Diego
  • Fabian Dielmann, Roger Merkle, Sebastian Heinl, Manfred Scheer: Neue Pentaphosphaferrocene. In: Zeitschrift für Naturforschung. 64b, 2009, p. 3 - 10 [ferrocene, pentabenzylcyclopentadienly ligand, phosphorus, iron, pentaphosphaferrocene].

Domke, Dr. Katrin F.

Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung, Germany
Field of research: Spectroscopy
Host: Prof. Dr. Mischa Bonn FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics (AMOLF)
  • M.H.F. Kox, K.F. Domke, J.P.R. Day, G. Rago, E. Stavitski, M. Bonn, B.M. Weckhuysen: Label-free chemical imaging of catalytic solids by coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering and synchrotron-based infrared microscopy. In: Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 121, 2009, p. 9152 - 9156 [coherent anti-Stokes Raman spectroscopy (CARS), heterogeneous catalysis, 3D chemical imaging, thiophene conversion over zeolites].

Edelmann, Prof. Dr. Frank Thomas

Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Germany
Field of research: Inorgano-chemical technology
Host: Prof. Dr. John W. Gilje University of Hawaii
  • Frank Thomas Edelmann: Lanthanide Amidinates and Guanidinates: From Laboratory Curiosities to Efficient Homogeneous Catalysts and Precursors for Rare-Earth Oxide Thin Films. In: Chemical Society Reviews. 38, 2009, p. 2253 - 2268 [Lanthanides; Amidinate ligands; Guanidinate ligands; Catalysis; Materials Science].

Ehrler, Dr. Oli T.

Siemens AG, Germany
Field of research: Physical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Daniel M. Neumark University of California, Berkeley
  • Oli T. Ehrler, Graham B. Griffin, Ryan M. Young and Daniel M. Neumark: Photoinduced Electron Transfer and Solvation in Iodide-doped Acetonitrile Clusters. In: J. Phys. Chem. B. 113, 2009, p. 4031 - 4037 [Physical chemistry, femtosecond spectroscopy, cluster spectroscopy, charge transfer, solvated electron].

  • Oli T. Ehrler, Daniel M. Neumark: Dynamics of Electron Solvation in Molecular Clusters. In: Acc. Chem. Res.. 42, 2009, p. 769 - 777 [Hydrated electron, molecular clusters, non-adiabatic dynamics, electronic relaxation, ultrafast processes, femtosecond spectroscopy].

  • Graham B. Griffin, Oli T. Ehrler, Aster Kammrath, Ryan M. Young, Ori Cheshnovsky, and Daniel M. Neumark: Auger recombination and excited state relaxation dynamics in Hg(n)(−) (n = 9–20) anion clusters. In: J. Chem. Phys.. 130, 2009, p. 231103-1 - 4 [Semiconductor clusters, mercury cluster anions, electron dynamics, Auger emission, excited state dynamics, ultrafast processes, femtosecond spectroscopy].

  • Ryan M. Young, Graham B. Griffin, Oli T. Ehrler, Aster Kammrath, Arthur E. Bragg, Jan R. R. Verlet, Ori Cheshnovsky, Daniel M. Neumark: Charge carrier dynamics in semiconducting mercury cluster anions. In: Physica Scripta. 80, 2009, p. 048102-1 - 7 [electronic dynamics, semiconductor clusters, photoelectron spectroscopy, ultrafast processes, energy and charge transfer, exciton recombination].

  • Graham B. Griffin, Ryan M. Young, Oli T. Ehrler, and Daniel M. Neumark: Electronic relaxation dynamics in large anionic water clusters: (H(2)O)(n) (-) and (D(2)O)(n) (-) (n=25-200). In: J. Chem. Phys.. 131, 2009, p. 194302 [hydrated electron, water cluster anions, electronic dynamics, vibrational dynamics, non-adiabatic relaxation, ultrafast processes, photoelectron spectroscopy, femtosecond dynamics, photodetachment].

Frey, Dr. Dipl. Ing. Guido Dieter

Oxea Deutschland GmbH, Germany
Field of research: Non-metallic and organometallic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Guy Bertrand University of California, Riverside
  • Xiaoming Zeng, Guido D. Frey, Shazia Kousar, Guy Bertrand: A Cationic Gold(I) Complex as a General Catalyst for the Intermolecular Hydroamination of Alkynes. Application to the One-Pot Synthesis of Allenes from Two Alkynes and a Sacrificial Amine. In: Chem. Eur. J.. 15, 2009, p. 3056 - 3060.

  • Xiaoming Zeng, Guido D. Frey, Rei Kinjo, Bruno Donnadieu, Guy Bertrand: Synthesis of a Simplified Version of Stable Bulky and Rigid Cyclic (Alkyl)(Amino)Carbenes, and Catalytic Activity of the Ensuing Gold(I) Complex in the Three-Component Preparation of 1,2-Dihydroquinoline Derivatives. In: J. Am. Chem. Soc.. 131, 2009, p. 8690 - 8696.

Gätjens, Dr. Jessica

Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany
Field of research: Molecular chemistry, complex chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Vincent Louis Pecoraro Universite de Paris XI (Paris-Sud)
  • Jessica Gätjens Jeff W. Kampf, Vincent L. Pecoraro: Preparation of a new 16-MC-4 Structure Type That Captures Mn(II) in the Central Cavity. In: Inorganica Chimica Acta . 362, 2009, p. 878 - 886 [Metallacrown Manganese ].

  • Jessica Gätjens, Christopher S. Mullins, Jeff W. Kampf, Pierre Thuéry, Vincent L. Pecoraro: “Corroborative Cobalt and Zinc model compounds of alpha-amino-beta-carboxymuconic-epsilon-semialdehyde decarboxylase (ACMSD) . In: Dalton Transactions. 2009, p. 51 - 62 [ACMSD Co-model complexes Zn-model complexes structural models].

  • Leandro Tabares, Jessica Gätjens, Christelle Hureau, Matthew R Burrell, Laura Bowater, Stephen Bornemann, Vincent L Pecoraro, Sun Un: The pH-dependent Structures of the Manganese Binding Sites in Oxalate Decarboxylase as Revealed by High-Field Electron Paramagnetic Resonance. In: Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 113, 2009, p. 9016 - 9025 [High field EPR Manganese Oxalate Decarboxylase pH-dependence].

Haubrich, Dr. Jan


Field of research: Interfacial, boundary layer and surface chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Cynthia M. Friend Harvard University
  • Ryan G. Quiller, Lauren Benz, Jan Haubrich, Meaghan E. Colling, Cynthia M. Friend: Surface Chemistry of Organic Pollutants: Styrene, Ozone, and Water on TiO2(110). In: J. Phys. Chem. C . 113, 2009, p. 2063 - 2070.

  • Lauren Benz, Jan Haubrich, Ryan G. Quiller, Cynthia M. Friend: Acrolein coupling on reduced TiO2(110): The effect of surface oxidation and the role of subsurface defects. In: Surf. Sci. . 603 , 2009, p. 1010 - 1017.

  • Xiaoying Liu, Bingjun Xu, Jan Haubrich, Robert J. Madix, Cynthia M. Friend: Surface-Mediated Self-Coupling of Ethanol on Gold. In: J. Am. Chem. Soc. . 131 , 2009, p. 5757 - 5759.

  • Bingjun Xu, Xiaoying Liu, Jan Haubrich, Robert J. Madix, Cynthia M. Friend: Selectivity Control in Gold-Mediated Esterification of Methanol. In: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. . 48 , 2009, p. 4206 - 4209.

  • Lauren Benz, Jan Haubrich, Ryan G. Quiller, Cynthia M. Friend: Reactions of Benzaldehyde on TiO2(110) and the Influence of Defects and Coadsorbed Species. In: J. Am. Chem. Soc. . 131 , 2009, p. 15026 - 15032.

Ketteler, Dr. Guido

Lanxess Deutschland GmbH, Germany
Field of research: Interfacial, boundary layer and surface chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Gabor A. Somorjai University of California, Berkeley
  • Miquel Salmeron, Hendrik Bluhm, N. Tatarkhanov, Guido Ketteler, Tomoko K. Shimizu, Aitor Mugarza, Xingyi Deng, Tirma Herranz, Susumu Yamamoto, Anders Nilsson: Water growth on metals and oxides: binding, dissociation and role of hydroxyl groups. In: Faraday Discussions. 141, 2009, p. 221 - 229.

Kinzel, Dr. Tom

Bayer Healthcare AG, Germany
Field of research: Non-metallic and organometallic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Christopher C. Cummins Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Donald A. Watson, Mingjuan Su, Georgiy Teverovskiy, Yong Zhang, Jorge Garcia-Fortanet, Tom Kinzel, Stephen L. Buchwald : Formation of ArF from LPdAr(F): Catalytic Conversion of Aryl Triflates to Aryl Fluorides. In: Science. 325, 2009, p. 1661 - 1664 [Fluorination, Palladium catalysis, monodentate phosphine ligands].

Lange, Dr. Heiko

Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
Field of research: Organic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Steven Victor Ley University of Cambridge
  • J. Sedelmeier, S. V. Ley, H. Lange, I. R. Baxendale: Pd-EnCatTM TPP30 as a Catalyst for the Generation of Highly Functionalized Aryl- and Alkenyl-Substituted Acetylenes via Microwave-Assisted Sonogashira Type Reactions. In: European Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2009, p. 4412 - 4420 [Cross-coupling, Heterogeneous catalysis, Reusable catalyst, Palladium, Microwave chemistry, Enynes].

Nettesheim, Dr. Florian

Du Pont Experimental Station, United States of America
Field of research: Physical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Norman J. Wagner University of Delaware
  • Matthew W. Liberatore, Florian Nettesheim, Paula A. Vasquez, Matthew E. Helgeson, Norman J. Wagner: Microstructure and shear rheology of entangled wormlike micelles in solution. In: Journal of Rheology. 53, 2009, p. 441 - 458 [rheology, wormlike micelles, flow induced structure and dynamics, flow kinematics].

  • John P. Singh, Pushkar P. Lele, Florian Nettesheim, Norman J. Wagner, and Eric M. Furst: One- and two-dimensional assembly of colloidal ellipsoids in ac electric fields. In: Physical Review E. 79, 2009, p. 050401 [colloids, directed self-assembly, ac electric field].

  • Monica C. Branco, Florian Nettesheim, Darrin J. Pochan, Joel P. Schneider, Norman J. Wagner: Fast Dynamics of Semiflexible Chain Networks of Self-Assembled Peptides. In: Biomacromolecules. 10, 2009, p. 1374 - 1380 [self-assembled peptides - semi-flexible - Neutron Spin Echo - Small Angle Neutron Scattering].

Prechtl, Priv. Doz. Dr. Martin

Universität zu Köln, Germany
Field of research: Inorganic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Jairton Dupont Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
  • Martin H. G. Prechtl, Morgana Scariot, Dagoberto O. Silva, Jackson D. Scholten, Giovanna Machado, Sergio R. Teixeira, Jairton Dupont : Ruthenium Nanokatalysator – Hydrierkatalysator und Anwendung für die Fischer-Tropsch-Synthese. In: Book of Abstracts of the "42. Jahrestreffen Deutscher Katalytiker" (42th Annual Meeting of the German Catalysis Society) . (Ed. Dana Demtröder, Richard W. Fischer, Thomas Heidemann, Udo Kragl, Walter Leitner, Johannes A. Lercher, Martin Muhler) Weimar / Frankfurt am Main: German Catalysis Society (GeCats), 2009, p. 45 - 46 [nanoparticles, ionic liquids, ruthenium, hydrogenation, Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis].

  • Martin H. G. Prechtl*, Jackson D. Scholten, Brenno A. D. Neto, Jairton Dupont: Application of Chiral Ionic Liquids for Asymmetric Induction in Catalysis. In: Current Organic Chemistry. 13, 2009, p. 1259 - 1277 [chiral ionic liquids, asymmetric catalysis, asymmetric induction, organocatalysis, organometallic complexes, heterogeneous catalysis, solid catalysts, aldol reaction, Michael reaction, Baylis-Hilman reaction, Diels-Alder reaction, hydrogenation].

  • Martin H. G. Prechtl, J. D. Scholten, J. Dupont: Tuning the selectivity of ruthenium nanoscale catalysts with functionalised ionic liquids: Hydrogenation of nitriles. In: Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical. 313, 2009, p. 74 - 78 [Ruthenium catalysts; Ruthenium nanoparticles; Ionic liquids; Hydrogenation; Nitrile; Arenes].

Schladt, Dr. Thomas D.

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany
Field of research: Solid state chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Stuart S. P. Parkin IBM Almaden Research Center
  • Thomas D. Schladt, Tanja Graf, Wolfgang Tremel: Synthesis and Characterization of Monodisperse Manganese Oxide Nanoparticles – Evaluation of the Nucleation and Growth Mechanism. In: Chemistry of Materials. 21, 2009, p. 3183 - 3190 [MnO nanoparticles, monodisperse nanoparticles, growth mechanism, in situ characterization].

Schoenebeck, Dr. Franziska

Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Germany
Field of research: Theoretical chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Kendall N. Houk University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Franziska Schoenebeck, K. N. Houk: Theoretical Study of the Catalysis of Cyanohydrin Formation by the Cyclic Dipeptide Catalyst cyclo[(S)-His-(S)-Phe]. In: J. Org. Chem.. 74, 2009, p. 1464 - 1472.

  • Yeimy Garcia, Franziska Schoenebeck, Claude Y. Legault, Craig A. Merlic, K. N. Houk: Theoretical Bond Dissociation Energies of Halo-Heterocycles: Trends and Relationships to Regioselectivity in Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions. In: J. Am. Chem. Soc. . 131, 2009, p. 6632 - 6639.

  • Franziska Schoenebeck, Daniel H. Ess, Gavin O. Jones, K. N. Houk: Reactivity and Regioselectivity in 1,3-Dipolar Cycloadditions of Azides to Strained Alkynes and Alkenes: A Computational Study. In: J. Am. Chem. Soc. . 131, 2009, p. 8121 - 8133.

Schäffner, Dr. Benjamin

Evonik Industries AG, Germany
Field of research: Non-metallic and organometallic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Barry M. Trost Stanford University
  • Thomas Schulz, Christian Torborg, Stephan Enthaler, Benjamin Schäffner, Anke Spannenberg, Hellfried Neumann, Armin Börner, Matthias Beller: Imidazol-based Ligands for a General Palladium catalyzed Amination of Aryl Halides with Ammonia. In: Chem. Eur. J.. 15, 2009, p. 4528 - 4533 [Homogeneous Catalysis Palladium Amination].

  • Thomas Schulz, Christian Torborg, Benjamin Schäffner, Jun Huang, Alexander Zapf, Reinard Kadyrov, Armin Börner, Matthias Beller.: Practical new Imidazole-based Phosphine Ligands for Selective Palladium catalyzed Hydroxylation of Aryl Halides. In: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.. 48, 2009, p. 918 - 921 [Homogeneous Catalysis Palladium Hydroxylation].

  • Benjamin Schäffner, Sergey P. Verevkin, Armin Börner: Organische Carbonate. In: Chemie in Unserer Zeit. 43, 2009, p. 12 - 21 [Organic Carbonates Alternative Solvents Green Chemistry].

Ullrich, Dr. Matthias

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany
Field of research: Non-metallic and organometallic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Douglas Wade Stephan University of Toronto
  • Matthias Ullrich, Alan J. Lough, Douglas W. Stephan: Reversible, Metal-Free, Heterolytic Activation of H2 at Room Temperature. In: Journal of the American Chemical Society. 131, 2009, p. 52 - 53 [Hydrogen, Borane, Phosphine, Lewis-Acid, Lewis-Base, Main Group Chemistry, Metal-Free Activation, Catalysis, Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitution].

  • Matthias Ullrich, Kelvin S.-H. Seto, Alan J. Lough, Douglas W. Stephan: 1,4-Addition Reactions of Frustrated Lewis Pairs to 1,3-Dienes. In: Chemical Communications. 2009, p. 2335 - 2337 [Borane, Phosphine, Lewis-Acid, Lewis-Base, Diene, 1,4-Addition, Main Group Chemistry].

Vogler, Dr. Thomas

BASF SE, Germany
Field of research: Organic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Scott E. Denmark University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Martin Pouliot, Philippe Renaud, Kurt Schenk, Armido Studer, Thomas Vogler: Oxidation of Catecholboron Enolates with TEMPO, Martin Pouliot, Philippe Renaud, Kurt Schenk, Armido Studer, Thomas Vogler, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 6037-6040. In: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.. 48, 2009, p. 6037 - 6040.

  • Scott E. Denmark, Thomas Vogler: Synthesis and Reactivity of Enantiomerically Enriched Thiiranium Ions,. In: Chem. Eur. J.. 15, 2009, p. 11737 - 11745.

Walter, Dr. Marc D.

Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig, Germany
Field of research: Non-metallic and organometallic chemistry
Host: Prof. Dr. Maurice Brookhart University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Marc D. Walter, Rebecca A. Moorhouse, Peter S. White, Maurice Brookhart : Vinyl addition polymerization of norbornene with cationic (allyl)Ni catalysts: Mechanistic insights and characterization of first insertion products. In: Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry. 47, 2009, p. 2560 - 2573 [cationic (allyl)Ni(II) complexes • crystal structures • NMR studies • poly(norbornene) • vinyl addition polymerization ].

  • Marc D. Walter, Rebecca A. Moorhouse, Stephanie A. Urbin, Peter S. White, Maurice Brookhart: γ-Agostic Species as Key Intermediates in the Vinyl Addition Polymerization of Norbornene with Cationic (allyl)Pd Catalysts: Synthesis and Mechanistic Insights. In: Journal of the American Chemical Society. 131, 2009, p. 9055 - 9069 [γ-agostic intermediates, vinyl addition polymerization, norbornene, cationic (allyl)Pd catalysts].

  • Marc D. Walter, Peter S. White, Maurice Brookhart: γ-Agostic Interactions Stabilize the Propagating Species in the Vinyl Addition Polymerization of Norbornene. In: Chem. Comm. . 2009, p. 6361 - 6363 [γ-agostic stabilization of propagating species, vinyl addition polymerization, norbornene, cationic (tmeda)Pd(Me) catalysts].