Principal Investigator Wolfang Kleist

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Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kleist

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Industrial Chemistry – Nanostructured Catalyst Materials
Faculty of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Ruhr-University Bochum

Project Area CC6: Metal‐organic frameworks as molecularly defined single‐site catalysts and precursor species for bimetallic Co/Fe materials in liquid phase oxidation reactions

Project C6 aims at the development of single‐site catalysts based on metal‐organic frameworks (MOFs) containing well‐defined Co and Fe species in their framework structures.

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Curriculum Vitae

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Selected Publications

  1. S.S. Pröckl, W. Kleist, M.A. Gruber, K. Köhler, In situ generation of highly active dissolved palladium species from solid catalysts – a concept for the activation of aryl chlorides in the Heck reaction, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 1881-1882.
  2. P. Haider, B. Kimmerle, F. Krumeich, W. Kleist, J.-D. Grunwaldt, A. Baiker, Gold-catalyzed aerobic oxidation of benzyl alcohol: Effect of gold particle size on activity and selectivity in different solvents, Catal. Lett. 2008, 125, 169-176.
  3. S. Marx, W. Kleist, J. Huang, M. Maciejewski, A. Baiker, Tuning of functional sites and thermal stability of mixed-linker MOFs based on MIL-53(Al), Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 3795-3798.
  4. S. Reimann, J. Stötzel, R. Frahm, W. Kleist, J.-D. Grunwaldt, A. Baiker, Identification of the active species generated from supported Pd catalysts in Heck reactions: An in situ quick scanning EXAFS investigation, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 3921-3930.
  5. M.J. Beier, W. Kleist, M.T. Wharmby, R. Kissner, B. Kimmerle, P.A. Wright, J.-D. Grunwaldt, A. Baiker, Aerobic epoxidation of olefins catalyzed by the metal-organic framework STA-12(Co), Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 887-898.
  6. A. Bhunia, M.A. Gotthardt, M. Yadav, M.T. Gamer, A. Eichhöfer, W. Kleist, P.W. Roesky, Salen-based coordination polymers of manganese and the rare earth elements - Synthesis and catalytic aerobic epoxidation of olefins, Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 1986-1995.
  7. M.A. Gotthardt, R. Schoch, T.S. Brunner, M. Bauer, W. Kleist, Design of highly porous single-site catalysts through two-step post-synthetic modification of mixed-linker MIL-53(Al), ChemPlusChem 2015, 80, 188-195.
  8. M.A. Gotthardt, S. Grosjean, T.S. Brunner, J. Kotzel, A.M. Gänzler, S. Wolf, S. Bräse, W. Kleist, Synthesis and post‐synthetic modification of amine‐, alkyne‐, azide‐ and nitro‐functionalized metal-organic frameworks based on DUT‐5, Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 16802-16809.
  9. M.A. Gotthardt, R. Schoch, S. Wolf, M. Bauer, W. Kleist, Synthesis and characterization of bimetallic metal-organic framework Cu-Ru-BTC with HKUST-1 structure, Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 2052-2056.
  10. Y.S. Raupp, C. Yildiz, W. Kleist, M.A.R. Meier, Aerobic oxidation of α-pinene catalyzed by homogeneous and MOF-based Mn catalysts, Appl. Catal. A - Gen. 2017, 546, 1-6.