Kristopher J. Kolonko -- PhD 2009

Scientific Career

Thesis Title RI-NMR Studies of Carbonyl Functionalities with Organolitium and Phosphazenium Reagents.
Research Summary
  1. "Unexpected Crystallization of 1,3-Bis(4-fluorophenyl)propan-2-one in Paratone Oil," Ilia A. Guzei,* Kristopher J. Kolonko and Hans J. Reich Acta Cryst. 2007, E63, o4094. PDF, DOI

  2. "Stabilization of Ketone and Aldehyde Enols by Formation of Hydrogen Bonds to Phosphazene Enolates and Their Aldol Products," Kristopher J. Kolonko and Hans J. Reich J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 9668 (Communication) PDF, Suppl, DOI

  3. "Solution Structures of Lithium Enolates of Cyclopentanone, Cyclohexanone, Acetophenones, and Benzyl Ketones. Triple Ions and Higher Lithiate Complexes," Kristopher J. Kolonko, Margaret M. Biddle, Ilia A. Guzei, Hans J. Reich J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 11525-11536 (Article) PDF, Suppl, DOI

  4. "Structure and Dynamics of α-Aryl Amide and Ketone Enolates: THF, PMDTA, TMTAN, HMPA, and Crypt-Solvated Lithium Enolates, and Comparison with Phosphazenium Analogues" Kristopher J. Kolonko, Ilia A. Guzei, and Hans J. Reich J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 6163-6172. (Article) PDF, Suppl, DOI

  5. "Mechanistic Studies of the Lithium Enolate of 4-Fluoroacetophenone: Rapid-Injection NMR Study of Enolate Formation, Dynamics, and Aldol Reactivity" Kristopher J. Kolonko, Daniel J. Wherritt, and Hans J. Reich J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 16774-16777. (Communication) PDF, Suppl, DOI

Current Position Visiting Assistant Professor at Franklin and Marshall College

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