Welcome to the Cluster of Excellence UniCat

The call for applications for the Clara Immerwahr Award 2019 is now open.
Details can be found on the UniSysCat web page.



Stefan Hecht new Associate Editor of “The Journal of Organic Chemistry”

Prof. Stefan Hecht was appointed as Associate Editor at the American Chemical Society’s “The Journal of Organic Chemistr


Unifying Systems in Catalysis (UniSysCat)

How to Understand and Utilize Networks in Catalysis


Professor Katrina T. Forest awarded with an Einstein Visiting Fellowship

We are glad to announce the successful application of Prof. Katrina T. Forest (University of Wisconsin-Madison) for an E


Most Recent Publications

Spin Transition and Charge Transfer in Co2+/Co3+Complexes of Meridional Ligands Holding Nearby Redox-active Triarylamine L. Schnaubelt, H. Petzold, J. M. Speck, T. Rüffer, G. Hörner, H. Lang Zeitschrift für anorganische und allgemeine Chemie 2018, 10.1002/zaac.201800274

Bis-meridional Fe2+spincrossover complexes of phenyl and pyridyl substituted 2-(pyridin-2-yl)-1,10-phenanthrolines H. Petzold, P. Djomgoue, G. Hörner, C. Lochenie, B. Weber, T. Rüffer Dalton Transactions 2018, 47, 491–506, 10.1039/C7DT02320K

Tuning of Thiyl/Thiolate Complex Near-Infrared Chromophores of Platinum through Geometrical Constraints N. M. Mews, G. Hörner, H. Schubert, A. Berkefeld Inorganic Chemistry 2018, 57, 9670–9682, 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b00122

Redox Series of Cyclometalated Nickel Complexes [Ni((R)Ph(R′)bpy)Br]+/0/–/2–(H–(R)Ph(R′)bpy = Substituted 6-Phenyl-2,2′-bipyridine) A. Sandleben, N. Vogt, G. Hörner, A. Klein Organometallics 2018, 37, 3332–3341, 10.1021/acs.organomet.8b00559

Selective C−O Coupling Hidden in the Thermal Reaction of [Al2CuO5]+with Methane S. Zhou, X. Sun, L. Yue, M. Schlangen, H. Schwarz Chemistry - A European Journal 2018, 24, 14649–14653, 10.1002/chem.201804059

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