[ 491ESYNACAV19 ] VL Advanced Catalysis

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Chemistry Marko Hapke 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Chemistry and Chemical Technology (CCT) 2023W
  • Sustainable Chemistry
  • Development in the synthesis of complex molecules by catalytic methods
  • Basics of transition metal catalysis
  • Reaction types
  • Application of organometallic complexes for catalytic transformations
  • Discussion of significant catalytic reactions: Cross-coupling reactions, hydrogenations, cyclisations, carbonylations, substitutions, metathesis reactions, C-H activation and -functionalisation, domino reactions, etc.
  • Comparison of individual classes of metal complexes for synthetic purposes
  • Basics of reactivity in catalysis
  • Process intensification by microreactors, microwave, photochemistry
  • Actual frontiers of catalysis research
  • Organic chemistry
  • Homogeneous catalysis
  • Heterogeneous catalysis
  • Transition metal chemistry
  • (Modern) Instrumentation
  • Modern synthetic methods
Criteria for evaluation
Methods Presentation PP/board Excersises for self-study and discussion
Language English
Study material Recommended studying literature will be given in the lecture

Scripts of Powerpoint slides will be provided.

Changing subject? Yes
Corresponding lecture 491WORCMSMV16: VL Katalytische Methoden in der Synthese komplexer Molek├╝le (3 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment