Sandra Künzler, M.Sc., Ph.D. Candidate, Intramolecularly Stabilized Silyl Cations as Catalysts in Bond Activation Reactions


Group Leader
Prof. Dr. Thomas Müller


Petra Rösner
W3 3-339
Tel: 0441 798 3654
FAX: 0441 798 3352
e-mail: petrvd5a.roesner@uni-oldenbzt4hfurg.mclde 

Adress and Direction

M.Sc. Sandra Künzler


Since March 2016
Ph.D. Cand. "Intramolecularly Stabilized Silyl Cations as Catalysts in Bond Activation Reactions"

September – November 2017
Research stay at the University of Bordeaux, France in the research group of Prof. Y. Landais
"Synthesis of Enantiomerically Enriched Chiral Silanes"

January 2016
M.Sc. Chemistry "Synthesis Studies on Oxygen Stabilized Silyl Cations"

July 2014 - January 2015
Research stay at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil in the research group of Prof. Franciscato Campo
“Synthesis and characterization of fluorescent dyes and their application as molecular probes to assess the aggregation of liposomes”

September 2013
B.Sc. Chemistry "Synthesis of Siloles by Cyclization of Dialkynylsilanes"


Conference Contributions:

5. Short Talk: Oxygen vs Sulfur Stabilized Silyl Cations – Which is the Better Lewis Acidic Catalyst
9th European Silicon Days, Saarbrücken, Germany, September 2018

4. Poster: Chalcogenyl Stabilized Silyl Cations as Catalysts in Hydrosilylation Reactions of Nitriles
Sandra Künzler, Thomas Müller
15th International Symposium on Inorganic Ring Systems, Kyoto, Japan, June 2018

3. Poster: Synthesis and Properties of Thionyl Stabilized Hydridosilyl Cations
Sandra Künzler, Thomas Müller
10th Anglo-German Inorganic Chemistry Meeting, Göttingen, Germany, August 2017

2. Poster: Silyl Oxonium and Silyl Sulfonium Ions as Surrogates for Transition Metal Catalysts
Sandra Künzler, Marie S. Würdemann, Marcel Wernke, Thomas Müller
22th European Conference on Organometallic Chemistry, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 2017

1. Poster: Aryloxy Stabilized Silyl Cations
Sandra Künzler, Thomas Müller
8th European Silicon Days, Poznań, Poland, August 2016



1. N. Kordts, S. Künzler, S. Rathjen, T. Sieling, H. Großekappenberg, M. Schmidtmann, T. Müller
Silyl Chalconium Ions: Synthesis, Structure and Application in Hydrodefluorination Reactions
Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 10068-10079.

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