18 March 2022- (WEBINAR) Bartosz Trzaskowski, PhD, DSc, Head of Chemical and Biological Systems Simulation Lab, Centre of New Technologies University of Warsaw

event date: 18 March 2022

The Centre of New Technologies invites to a webinar by

Bartosz Trzaskowski, PhD, DSc

Title: Recent advances in boron chemistry; a tale of collaboration between theoretical and experimental chemists

Date:  18th March 2022, Friday

Time: 1:00 pm (Central European Time)

Host: Krzysztof Kazimierczuk, Prof

Zoom linkhttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/82426581314

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Boron is the lightest element having an electron in a p-orbital in its ground state. But, unlike most other p-elements, it rarely obeys the octet rule and usually places only six electrons in the valence shell, leading to some interesting chemical properties of boron compounds in terms of chemical reactivity and influencing materials properties. In a collaboration with the group of Rene Frank from the Technical University in Braunschweig we design, model and synthesize new boron-containing compounds and ligands stabilizing unusual bonds between boron and other elements for a potential use in fine chemistry and catalysis. Here we will highlight the findng in this area made possible by collaboration between the experimental and theoretical chemists.

H. Dolati, L. Denker, B. Trzaskowski, R. Frank, “Superseding ß-Diketiminato Ligands: An Amido Imidazoline-2-Imine Ligand Stabilizes the Exhaustive Series of B=X Boranes (X = O, S, Se, Te)”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 60, 4633-4639 (2021).

L. Denker, B. Trzaskowski, R. Frank, ““Give Me Five” – An Amino Im-idazoline-2-imine Ligand Stabilises First Neutral Five-membered Cyclic Triel(I) Carbenoides”, ChemComm., 57, 2816-2819 (2021).

P. Martinez, B. Trzaskowski, “Structural and Electronic Properties of Boranes Containing Boron-Chalcogen Multiple Bonds and Stabilized by Amido Imidazoline-2-imine Ligands”, Chem. Eur. J., 28, e202103997 (2022).