Month: October 2018

Trapping Iron(III)-Oxo species at the boundary of the “Oxo-Wall”

Today, Miquel Costas and co-workers reported in JACS on the trapping of Fe(III)=oxo species. Terminal non-heme iron(IV)-oxo compounds are among the most powerful and best studied oxidants of strong C-H bonds. In contrast to the increasing number of such complexes (>80 thus far), corresponding one-electron-reduced derivatives are much rarer and presumably less stable, and only two

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Dariusz Szczepanik, new Marie Curie fellow

Starting 1stOctober 2018, Dariusz W. Szczepanik has become a Marie Sk?odowska-Curie postdoc researcher of the Institute of Computational Chemistry and Catalysis (IQCC) working in the DiMoCat group. Dr. Szczepanik obtained his PhD at the Jagiellonian University (UJ) in 2013 with academic honours. His doctoral research in the field of mathematical chemistry, under the supervision of Prof.

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Former IQCC member awarded for best PhD thesis 2017

This October, our former member of IQCC Teresa Corona was awarded the Premi Extraordinari for the best PhD thesis in 2017 from the University of Girona. Last year, she defended with success her PhD thesis on “Understanding C-H oxidation and amination reactions performed by late first-row transition metals: trapping high-valent metal-O/N species”, supervised by  Anna Company. Now, Teresa is

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