Alan R. Croizer

Alan R. Croizier

M.Sci, M.Sc.


Institut für Anorganische Chemie


Universität Tübingen

Building A, Level 9

Auf der Morgenstelle 18

D-72076 Tübingen


phone:+49 (0) 7071 29 76233

fax: +49 (0) 7071 29 2436





Position: PhD Student
Research Topic:Redox Chemistry of Surface-Confined Rare-Earth Metal Species




A. R. Crozier, C. Schädle, C. Maichle-Mössmer, K. W. Törnroos, and R. Anwander:
"Synthesis and grafting of CAN-derived tetravalent cerium alkoxide silylamide precursors onto mesoporous silica MCM-41",
Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 5491–5499. Link 
A. R. Crozier, K. W. Törnroos, C. Maichle-Mössmer, and R. Anwander:
"Trivalent Cerium and Praseodymium Aromatic Ketone Adducts"
Eur J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 409-414. Link
A. R. Crozier, A. M. Bienfait, C. Maichle-Mössmer, K. W. Törnroos, and R. Anwander:
"A homolpetic tetravalent cerium silylamide",
Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 87–89. Link
P. Dröse, A. R. Crozier, S. Lashkari, J. Gottfriedsen, S. Blaurock, C. G. Hrib, C. Maichle-Mössmer, C. Schädle, R. Anwander, and F. T. Edelmann
"Facile Access to Tetravalent Cerium Compounds: One-Electron Oxidation using Iodine(III) Reagents"
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010132, 14046-14047. Link
Conference Contributions:"Ceric Ammonium Nitrate-derived Tetravalent Silylamides" Terrae rarae Conference Karlsruhe 2011
Poster Presentations:A. R. Crozier, E. S. Erichsen, R. Anwander:
"Ce(IV)@PMS: Grafting of Cerium Tris[bis(trimethylsilyl)amide]chloride onto MCM-41”,
XXIII. Tage der Seltenen Erden, Bayreuth, Germany, October 6-8, 2010.
Coworker since:March 2007


University of Ulster (2005-2006); Main Course: "MSc. Engineering, Micro- and Nano- Technology"

MSc. Thesis: "Electron transfer properties of multi-walled and single-walled carbon nanotube modified electrodes."  (Dr. P. Papakonstantinou)

The Queens University of Belfast (2000-2005); 
Main Course: "MSci. Chemistry".

MSci. Thesis: "Silica entrapment of Wilkinson’s catalyst [Rh(PPh3)3Cl] using conventional and ionic liquid mediated sol-gel routes." 
(Drs A.C. & P.C. Marr)


Alan R. Crozier