Melanie Zimmermann-Meermann

Melanie Zimmermann-Meermann

Ph. D.

Dipl. Chem.

 

Institut für Anorganische Chemie

 

Universität Tübingen

Building A, Level 9

Auf der Morgenstelle 18

D-72076 Tübingen

 

phone:+49 (0) 7071 29 72638

fax: +49 (0) 7071 29 2436

 

e-mail

 

 

Position:
Postdocteral researcher
Research Topic:
Organolanthanide Chemistry
Publications:

M. Zimmermann and R. Anwander: 
"Homoleptic Rare-Earth Metal Complexes Containing Ln-C σ-Bonds"

Chem. Rev. 2010110, 6194-6259. Link
M. Zimmermann, D. Rauschmaier, K. Eichele, K. W. Törnroos, and R. Anwander: 
"Amido-Stabilized Rare-Earth Metal Mixed Methyl Methylidene Complexes"

Chem. Commun. 201046, 5346-5348. Link
M. Zimmermann, J. Volbeda, K. W. Törnroos, and R. Anwander: 
"Tetramethylcyclopentadienyl-Supported Rare-Earth Metal Bis(tetramethyl)aluminate Complexes: Synthesis, Structural Chemistry, Cation Formation, and Isoprene Polymerization"
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Comptes Rendus Chimie 201013, 651-660.  Link
(Themed Issue: Chemistry of the f-Elements)
M. Zimmermann, R. Litlabø, K. W. Törnroos, and R. Anwander: "Metastable" Lu(GaMe4)3 Reacts Like Masked [LuMe3]: Synthesis of an Unsolvated Lanthanide Dimethyl Complex",
Organometallics 200928, 6646-6649. Link
R. Litlabø, M. Zimmermann, K. Saliu, J. Takats, K. W. Törnroos, and R. Anwander: 
"A Rare-Earth Metal Variant of the Tebbe Reagent"

Angew. 
 Chem. 2008120, 9702–9706; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200847, 9560–9564. Link
M. Zimmermann, K. W. Törnroos, R. M. Waymouth, and R. Anwander:
"Structure-Reactivity Relationships Amido-Pyridine-Supported Rare-Earth Metal Alkyl Complexes",
 
Organometallics 2008, 27, 4310–4317. Link
M. Zimmermann, K. W. Törnroos, H. Sitzmann, and R. Anwander: 
"Half-Sandwich Bis(tetramethylaluminate) Complexes of the Rare-Earth Metals: Synthesis, Structural Chemistry, and Performance in Isoprene Polymerization"
Chem. Eur. J. 2008,  14 7266–7277. Link
M. Zimmermann, J. Takats, G. Kiel, K. W. Törnroos, and R. Anwander:
"Ln(III) Methyl and Methylidene Complexes Stabilized by a Bulky Hydrotris(pyrazolyl)borate Ligand"

Chem. Commun. 2008, 612–614. Link
M. Zimmermann, K. W. Törnroos, and R. Anwander:
"Cationic Rare-Earth Metal Complexes for the Living trans-1,4 Isoprene Polymerization"

Angew. Chem. 2008120, 787–790; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200847, 775–778. Link
M. Zimmermann, F. Estler, E. Herdtweck, K. W. Törnroos, and R. Anwander:
"Distinct C–H Bond Activation Pathways in Diamido-Pyridine-Supported Rare-Earth Metal Hydrocarbyl Complexes"

Organometallics 200726, 6029–6041. Link
M. Zimmermann, N. A. Frøystein, A. Fischbach, P. Sirsch, H. M. Dietrich, K. W. Törnroos, E. Herdtweck, and R. Anwander:
"Homoleptic Tetramethylaluminate Complexes of the Rare-Earth Metals: Structural Chemistry, Reactivity, and Performance in Isoprene Polymerization"

Chem. Eur. J. 200713, 8784-8800. Link
M. Zimmermann, K. W. Törnroos, and R. Anwander: 
"Alkyl Migration and a New Tetramethylaluminate Coordination Mode: Unusual Reactivity of Organolanthanide Imino-Amido-Pyridine Complexes"

Angew. Chem. 2007119, 3187–3191; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200746, 3126–3130. Link
M. Zimmermann, K. W. Törnroos and R. Anwander:
"Implementation of Ln(AlMe4)3 as Precursors in Postlanthanidocene Chemistry"
Organometallics 200625, 3593-3598. Link

 

Poster Presentations:

 

M. Zimmermann, L. C. H. Gerber, K. W. Törnroos, and R. Anwander:
"Organoaluminum-Assisted C–H Bond Activation: Snapshots of Nanosized Rare-Earth Metal Carbon Clusters",

XXI. Tage der Seltenen Erden, Bochum, December 4–6, 2008.
R. Litlabø, M. Zimmermann, K. Saliu, J. Takats, K. W. Törnroos, and R. Anwander: 
"A Rare-Earth Metal Variant of the Tebbe Reagent", 
XXI. Tage der Seltenen Erden, Bochum, December 4–6, 2008.
M. Zimmermann, H. Sitzmann, K. W. Törnroos, and R. Anwander:
"Screening the Postmetallocene Library: A Single-Component Catalyst for the Production of trans-1,4 Polyisoprene",
ICOMC2008, Rennes, July 13 – 18, 2008.
M. Zimmermann, N. Å. Frøystein, K. W. Törnroos, and R. Anwander:
"Dissociative versus Associative Alkyl Exchange: An Extended Dynamic NMR Spectroscopic Study of Ln(AlMe4)3",
XXI. Tage der Seltenen Erden, Oldenburg, November 29 – December 2, 2006.
R. Litlabø, M. Zimmermann, E. Le Roux, K. W. Törnroos, and R. Anwander:
"Tetramethylaluminate Coordination Modes in Lanthanide Complexes",
XXI. Tage der Seltenen Erden, Oldenburg, November 29 – December 2, 2006.
M. Zimmermann, E. Herdtweck, and R. Anwander:
"Postlanthanidocene Complexes of the [N,O,N]2- Type",
XVII. Tage der Seltenen Erden, Bayreuth, 1.-4. Dezember, 2004.
M. Zimmermann, F. Estler, E. Herdtweck und R. Anwander:
"Postlanthanidocene Complexes Supported by Functionalized Diamide Ligands",
16th Workshop on Rare Earth Elements, Berlin, December 4-6, 2003.
Coworker since: May 2003
Study:
Technische Universität München (1998-2003);
Main Course: "Process Technology and Catalysis"
Diploma Thesis: "Postlanthanidocene Complexes Supported by Functionalized Diamide Ligands" (Priv.-Doz. Dr. R. Anwander)
Dr. Melanie Zimmermann-Meermann