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Prof. N. Gabriel Lemcoff


Phone: +972-8-6461196
Fax: +972-8-6461740
Email: lemcoff@bgu.ac.il

Research Interests

S-Chelated ruthenium precatalysts for olefin metathesis:

  • Latent thermo- and photoactivated precatalysts
  • Understanding of latency mechanism
  • Self-destructive latent catalysts

Advances in olefin metathesis:

  • Dimer ring closing metathesis (DRCM)
  • Olefin metathesis of bio-renewable materials
  • Asymmetric olefin metathesis
  • New monomers for ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP)

Single-chain collapsed nanoparticles:

  • Synthesis and characterization of mono- and bimetallic organometallic nanoparticles (ONPs)
  • Understanding of mechanism of ONPs formation
  • Applications of ONPs in catalysis

Advances in macromolecular chemistry:

  • Dendrimers with modifiable termini
  • Dendritic catalysts
  • Other supramolecular structures

Organic and organometallic chemistry:

  • New reactions of thiols
  • New organometallic complexes of late transition metals

Photochemistry in olefin metathesis:

  • Development of chromatic orthogonality by "sunscreen effect"
  • Application of "sunscreen effect" in synthetic chemistry