Givaudan Karrer Lecture 2015

The Department of Chemistry of the University of Zurich is pleased to announce the Givaudan-Karrer Lectures 2015 by Prof. Dr. Herbert Mayr.


To join the course, please email Mrs. Miriam Plichta: miriam.plichta@chem.uzh.ch

Lecture in this series include

1. Relationships between Kinetic and Thermodynamic Terms
Definition of terms used in Physical Organic Chemistry and their relationships for nucleophilicity, nucleofugality, Lewis basicity, Brønsted basicity and complementary terms.

2. Thermodynamics

     a)    Stabilities of ions in the gas phase

     b)    Stabilities of ions in solution (acidity functions, pKa, pKR+, and related scales).

JACS article on Lewis basicities (PDF, 5520 KB)

3. Linear free energy relationships

     a)    Definition

     b)    Marcus equation

     c)    Hammett and Hammett-Brown equation

     d)    Mayr-Patz equation

     e)    Winstein Grunwald equation

Lecture

DatesMonday, April 13Wednesday, April 15
Times10:15 - 12:0012:15 - 14:00
Rooms11 F 06lecture hall 91
DatesMonday, April 20Wednesday, April 22
Times10:15 - 12:0012:15 - 14:00
Rooms11 F 06lecture hall 91
DatesMonday, April 27Wednesday, April 29
Times10:15 - 12:0012:15 - 14:00
Rooms11 F 06lecture hall 91