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Apl. Prof. Dr. Karlheinz Sünkel
Organometallic Chemistry


Prof. Dr. Karlheinz Sünkel
Department Chemie
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Butenandtstr. 5-13, Haus F
81377 München

Phone +49 (0)89 2180-77773
Fax +49 (0)89 2180-77774
Room-Nr. D1.055
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Research Interests

  • Metallocene Chemistry
  • Coordination Chemistry of polyfunctional ligands

Short CV

  • Studied chemistry at Munich
  • 1982 PhD, Munich
  • 1983 Postdoctoral research, University of Southern California/USA
  • 1990 Habilitation, Munich
  • 1991-1998 Privatdozent, Munich
  • Since 1998 Apl. Professor, LMU, Munich

Key publications

  • Coordination Chemistry of Pentahalocyclopentadienyls. K. Sünkel. Chem. Ber./ Recueil 1997, 130, 1721.
  • Coordination Chemistry of Perhalogenated Cyclopentadienes and Alkynes, XXIV. Synthesis and Characterisation of Pentakis(dimethylphosphano)cymantrene [C5(PMe2)5]Mn(CO)3, the first cyclopentadienyl complex with five phosphanyl substituents. K. Sünkel, C. Stramm und S. Soheili, J.C.S. Dalton Trans., 1999, 4299.
  • Coordination Chemistry of Perhalogenated Cyclopentadienes and Alkynes, XVIII. Mechanistic Studies on the Metal-Halogen-Exchange-Reaction of Ring-halogenated Metallocenes: The Influence of Stoichiometry, Temperature, Solvent and Reaction Time. Karlheinz Sünkel, Werner Kempinger and Julian Hofmann. J. Organomet. Chem. 1994, 475, 201