Kevin L. Jantzi -- PhD 2004

Scientific Career

Thesis Title
I. Solution and Chelation Properties of ortho-Substituted Phenyllithium Derivatives. II. Solution and Chelation Properties of 3-Substituted 2-Thienyllithium Derivatives. III. Development of a Quantitative Measure of Chelation Strength using α-Trimethylsilyl-Substituted Vinyllithium Reagents.
Research Summary Chelation effects in vinyl and aryllithium reagents.
Papers "Amine and Ether Chelated Aryllithium Reagents - Structure and Dynamics," Hans J. Reich, Wayne S. Goldenberg, Aaron W. Sanders, Kevin L. Jantzi and C. Christoph Tzschucke, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 3509. PDF Suppl.

"Solution Structure and Chelation Properties of 2-Thienyllithium Reagents," Kevin L. Jantzi, Craig L. Puckett, Ilia A. Guzei and Hans J. Reich, J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70,7520-7529. PDF Suppl.

"Solution and Solid-State Structures of Lithiated Phenyloxazolines," Kevin L. Jantzi, Ilia A. Guzei, Hans J. Reich, Organometallics. 2006, 25, 5380-5395. (Article) PDF Suppl.

Current Position Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Web address: Valparaiso University

Kevin, Margaret, Adam and friends at Marty's wedding


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