Intranet Fakultät für Chemie und Pharmazie

Prof. Dr. Hans-Christian Böttcher (i.R.)
Inorganic/Coordination Chemistry


Prof. Dr. Hans-Christian Böttcher
Department Chemie
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Butenandtstr. 5-13, Haus D
81377 München

Phone +49 (0)89 2180-77422
Room-Nr. D2.069
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Research Interests

  • Fixation and activation of small molecules in the coordination sphere of transition metal complexes
  • Complexes with nitric oxide/hyponitrite ligands
  • NMR studies on complexes bearing sterical demanding phosphane ligands

Short CV

  • Studied chemistry at the University Halle-Wittenberg
  • 1985 Ph.D, University Halle-Wittenberg
  • 1985-2003 scientific assistant, Halle
  • 1991-1993 postdoctoral research and research project for BASF-AG/Ludwigshafen at the University of Neuchâtel/Switzerland
  • 1996 Habilitation, Halle (Privatdozent)
  • Since 2004 scientific assistant (AK Klüfers) and Privatdozent, LMU, Munich

Key publications

  • "Reductive Dimerization of Nitric Oxide to trans-Hyponitrite in the Coordination Sphere of a Dinuclear Ruthenium Complex", H.-C. Böttcher, M. Graf, K. Mereiter, K. Kirchner, Organometallics 2004, 23, 1269-1273.
  • "Reaction Properties of the trans-Hyponitrite Complex [Ru2(CO)4(µ-H)(µ-PBut2)(µ-Ph2PCH2PPh2)(µ-h2-ONNO)]", H.-C. Böttcher, C. Wagner, K. Kirchner, Inorg. Chem. 2004, 43, 6294-6299.
  • "Synthesis and Molecular Structure of trans-[IrCl(coe)(tBu2PH)2] (coe = cis-cyclooctene)", H.-C. Böttcher, M. Graf, K. Karaghiosoff, P. Mayer, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2007, 633, 913 916.