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C-H Acids for Organic Synthesis (CHAOS)

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2021,

Enantioselective Brønsted acid organocatalysis has the potential to revolutionize asymmetric synthesis. However, the commonly used chiral phosphoric acid catalysts are typically limited to certain, fairly reactive substrate classes such as imines. Recently, more active and stereoselective catalysts have been introduced, which rely on acidic N–H bonds, and which have significantly widened the scope ...
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Orthogonalization Models in Semiempirical Quantum Chemistry (OMSQC)

Start date: Jan 1, 2014, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

"The proposal aims at the development of a generally applicable semiempirical approach that goes beyond the current standard model by including explicit orthogonalization and dispersion terms into the semiempirical Hamiltonian. We have recently shown in preliminary work on organic molecules that such orthogonalization models (OMx = OM1, OM2, OM3) are significantly more accurate than standard semie ...
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The present project is aimed to the development of a multi-step process for the production of second-generation biofuels from lignocellulosic biomass in a cost-efficient way through the use of tailored nanostructured catalysts. The proposed process is based on the cascade combination of three catalytic transformations: catalytic pyrolysis, intermediate deoxygenation and hydrodeoxygenation. The seq ...
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Activation of H2 is typically a domain of transition metal catalysis -even nature uses metal-centred reactions for this process. However, very recently Stephan and Erker have described metal free systems able to activate dihydrogen by the use of Frustrated Lewis Pairs (FLP), a combination of sterically hindered Lewis acids and Lewis bases that for this geometric reason are not able to quench each ...
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"The stereoselective preparation of enantioenriched organic compounds of high structural complexity and synthetic value, in an economically viable and expeditious manner, is one of the most important goals in contemporary Organic Synthesis. In this proposal, I present a unified and conceptually novel approach for the conversion of flat, aromatic heterocycles into highly valuable compounds for a v ...
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High Performance Lewis Acid Organocatalysis (HIPOCAT)

Start date: Feb 1, 2011, End date: Jan 31, 2016,

Although the demand for chiral enantiomerically pure molecules as pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and liquid crystals is growing strongly, the use of asymmetric catalysis for their production is rare. The most common industrial method to produce enantiopure compounds is still chiral resolution, which wastes half of the material. This surprises considering that catalytic methods are potentially cos ...
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Transforming part of the feedstock base of the chemical industry from fossil feedstocks to biomass, as expected by many researchers and companies, requires fundamental changes in the technologies for processing. While fossil feedstocks are non-polar and processed at high temperatures in the gas phase, most biomass derived feedstocks are polar molecules, which are present in aqueous solution and ar ...
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