Marty J. Bevan -- PhD 2003

Scientific Career

Thesis Title I. Dynamic and Thermodynamic Investigation of Thienyllithium Based Li/Te and Li/I Ate Complexes. II. Dynamic and Thermodynamic Investigation of Phenyllithium Based Li/I, Li/Sb, and Li/Sn Ate Complexes. III. The Investigation of Sulfur Stabilized Organolithium Reagent Ion Pair Status and Reactivity.
Research Summary Dynamic and thermodynamic characterization of tellurium, tin, iodine and antimony ate complexes as intermediates in the lithium-metalloid exchange reaction. Correlation of ion pair structure with reactivity of alkyl halides and epoxides with organolithium reagents.
Papers
  1. "Identification and Mechanistic Consequences of Contact and Solvent-Separated Ion Pair Structures in Organolithium Chemistry." Hans J. Reich, Aaron W. Sanders, Martin J. Bevan, Wiliam H. Sikorski, and Robert R. Dykstra Latvian J. Chem. 2002, 93-103.(Article) PDF

  2. "Are Ate Complexes True Intermediates in the Lithium-Metalloid Exchange? Subtle Effects of Ion Pair Structure in Lithium-Tellurium and Lithium-Selenium Exchange Reactions," Hans J. Reich, Martin J. Bevan, Birgir Ö. Gudmundsson and Craig L. Puckett, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 2002, 41, 3436-3439. (Communication) PDF

  3. "The Effect of HMPA on the Reactivity of Epoxides, Aziridines and Alkyl Halides with Organolithium Reagents," Hans J. Reich, Aaron W. Sanders, Adam T. Fiedler, and Martin J. Bevan, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 13386-13387. (Communication) PDF Suppl.

  4. "The Role of Ate Complexes in the Lithium-Sulfur, Lithium-Selenium and Lithium-Tellurium Exchange Reactions," Hans J. Reich, Birgir Ö. Gudmundsson, D. Patrick Green, Martin J. Bevan, and Ieva L. Reich, Helv. Chim. Acta 2002, 85, 3748-3772. (Article) PDF

  5. "Reactivity of Individual Organolithium Aggregates - a RINMR Study of n-Butyllithium and 2-Methoxy-6-(methoxymethyl)phenyllithium," Amanda C. Jones, Aaron W. Sanders, Martin J. Bevan and Hans J. Reich, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 3492-3493. PDF, Suppl.

Current Position Research Scientist II


Marty and Kevin at Marty's wedding


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