Arbeitsgruppe Braunschweig


Prof. Holger Braunschweig has published over 440 manuscripts since 1990, the majority of which appeared in first ranking journals such as ScienceNatureNature ChemistryAngewandte ChemieChemistry - A European Journal,...  

Latest Publications 2017 


M. Arrowsmith, D. Auerhammer, R. Bertermann, H. Braunschweig, M. A. Celik, J. Erdmannsdörfer, T. Kupfer, I. Krummenacher
From Borane to Borylene without Reduction: Ambiphilic Behavior of a Monovalent Silylisonitrile Boron Species
Angew. Chem. 2017129, 11417–11421; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201756, 11263–11267.


S. R. Wang, M. Arrowsmith, J. Böhnke, H. Braunschweig, T. Dellermann, R. D. Dewhurst, H. Kelch, I. Krummenacher, J. D. Mattock, J. H. Müssig, T. Thiess, A. Vargas, J. Zhang
Engineering a Small HOMO-LUMO Gap and Intramolecular B—B Hydroarylation by Diborene/Anthracene Orbital Intercalation
Angew. Chem. 2017129, 8122–8126; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201756, 8009–8013.


B. Borthakur, H. Braunschweig, A. Deißenberger, T. Dellermann, R. D. Dewhurst, I. Krummenacher, M. Nutz, A. K. Phukan, M. Schäfer
Synthesis and Trapping of Iminoboranes via M=B/C=N Bond Metathesis
Angew. Chem. 2017129, 8084–8089; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201756, 7975–7979.


H. Braunschweig, I. Krummenacher, C. Lichtenberg, J. D. Mattock, M. Schäfer, U. Schmidt, C. Schneider, T. Steffenhagen, S. Ullrich, A. Vargas
Dibora[2]ferrocenophane: A Carbene-Stabilized Diborene in a Strained cis-Configuration 
Angew. Chem. 2017129, 907–911;  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201756, 889–892.


M. Arrowsmith, H. Braunschweig, T. E. Stennett
Formation and Reactivity of Electron-Precise B—B Single and Multiple Bonds 
Angew. Chem. 2017129, 100–120;  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201756, 96–115.


S. R. Wang, M. Arrowsmith, H. Braunschweig, R. D. Dewhurst, M. Dömling, J. D. Mattock, C. Pranckevicius, A. Vargas
Monomeric 16-Electron π-Diborene Complexes of Zn(II) and Cd(II)
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 10661–10664.


J. Schäfer, M. Holzapfel, B. Mladenova, D. Kattnig, I. Krummenacher, H. Braunschweig, G. Grampp, C. Lambert
Hole Transfer Processes in meta- and para-Conjugated Mixed Valence Compounds: Unforeseen Effects of Bridge Substituents and Solvent Dynamics
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 6200–6209.


H. Braunschweig, T. Dellermann, R. D. Dewhurst, B. Hupp, T. Kramer, J. Mattock, J. Mies, A. K. Phukan, A. Steffen, A. Vargas
Strongly Phosphorescent Transition Metal π-Complexes of Boron-Boron Triple Bonds
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 4887–4893.


H. Braunschweig, I. Krummenacher, M.-A. Légaré, A. Matler, K. Radacki, Q. Ye 
Main-Group Metallomimetics: Transition Metal-like Photolytic CO Substitution at Boron
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 1802–1805.


Z. Wang, Y. Zhou, K.-H. Lee, W. H. Lam, R. D. Dewhurst, H. Braunschweig, T. B. Marder, Z. Lin
DFT Studies of Dimerization Reactions of Boroles
Chem. Eur. J. 201723, 11587–11597.


H. Braunschweig, T. Brückner, A. Deißenberger, R. D. Dewhurst, A. Gackstatter, A. Gärtner, A. Hofmann, T. Kupfer, D. Prieschl, T. Thiess, S. R. Wang
Reaction of Dihalodiboranes(4) with a N-Heterocyclic Silylene: Facile Construction of 1-Aryl-2-Silyl-1,2-Diboraindanes
Chem. Eur. J. 201723, 9491–9494.


H. Braunschweig, M. A. Celik, T. Dellermann, G. Frenking, K. Hammond, F. Hupp, H. Kelch, I. Krummenacher, F. Lindl, L. Mailänder, J. H. Müssig, A. Ruppert
Scope of the Thermal Ring-Expansion Reactions of Boroles with Organoazides
Chem. Eur. J. 201723, 8006–8013.


H. Braunschweig, R. D. Dewhurst, W. E. Ewing, M. Schäfer
Isolation of a Reactive Cyclopropane Intermediate via a Unique Catalyst-Free Spontaneous Cyclopropanation Step at 0 °C
Chem. Eur. J. 201723, 5953–5956.


N. Arnold, R. Bertermann, F. M. Bickelhaupt, H. Braunschweig, M. Drisch, M. Finze, F. Hupp, J. Poater, J. A. P. Sprenger
Formation of a Trifluorophosphane Platinum(II) Complex by P—F Bond Activation of Phosphorus Pentafluoride with a Pt(0) Complex
Chem. Eur. J. 201723, 5948–5952.


M. Arrowsmith, H. Braunschweig, K. Radacki, T. Thiess, A. Turkina
Facile Access to Unprecedented Electron-Precise Monohydrodiboranes(4), (cis-)1,2-Dihydrodiboranes(4) and a 1,1-Dihydrodiborane(5)
Chem. Eur. J. 201723, 2179–2183.


M. Arrowsmith, J. Böhnke, H. Braunschweig, A. Deißenberger, R. D. Dewhurst, W. C .Ewing, C. Hörl, J. Mies, J. H. Müssig
Simple solution-phase syntheses of tetrahalodiboranes(4) and their labile dimethylsulfide adducts
Chem. Commun. 201753, 8265–8267.


A. Lehmann, L. Lechner, K. Radacki, H. Braunschweig, U. Holzgrabe
Crystal structure of (3S*,4R*)-4-fluoro-3-(4-methoxyphenyl)-1-oxo-2-phenyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinoline-4-carboxylic acid
Acta Cryst. 2017E73, 867-870.


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Prof. Holger Braunschweig
Institut für Anorganische Chemie
Am Hubland
97074 Würzburg

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