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    Dr. C. Lichtenberg


    Welcome to the Lichtenberg Group

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    11/2021: Kai's contribution on CH-activation reacdtions with cationic bismuth species
                     is accepted for publication in Inorg. Chem.. Congrationlations to all the

    11/2021: We are happy to contribute to the special issue on "main group catalysis"
                     launched by ChemCatChem and Eur. J. Inorg. Chem.: Jacqueline's work
                     on different reaction pathways in bismuth-catalyzed dehydrocoupling
                     reactions is accepted for publication in  Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. .
                     Congratulations to everyone who was involved!

    10/2021: The group moves to the University of Marburg. We are looking forward to
                     research and teaching in a scientific environment that offers a high level of
                     expertise in the chemistry of heavy elements!

    09/2021: Anna's and Dennis' contribution on Nitro-substituted ATIs
                     is decorated with a "hot paper" status - congratulations!

    09/2021: Congratulations: Jacqueline is awarded the "ACS Organic
                     & Inorganic Au" poster prize for her contributions at the
                     GDCh-Wissenschaftsforum Chemie!

    08/2021: Jacqueline's contribution on the first Bi→Bi donor-acceptor-bond is
                      accepted for publication in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed..  A big thanks
                      goes to our cooperation partners from theoretical chemistry for a
                      great collaboration.
                      Congratulations to everyone who contributed!

    07/2021: Our contribution on the influence of the nitro substitutent on the
                      chemistry of aminotroponiminates is accepted for publication in
                      Chem. Eur. J. - Congratulations to everyone involved!

    06/2021: Jacqueline Ramler becomes Dr. Jacqueline Ramler -
                      congratulations on an outstanding thesis and thank you for
                      the years you spent in the group!

    06/2021: Jacqueline's Perspective in Dalton Trans. is highlighted by a 
                      "cover feature"  - congratulations!

    05/2021: Jacqueline's review on bismuth species with Bi–M bonds
                      (M = transition metal) is accepted for publication in Dalton Trans.
                      - congratulations!

    04/2021: Jacqueline's work on the utilization of bismuth atoms to control structural and
                      electronic properties of ligands in Organometallics  is highlighted by a
                      "cover feature" . Congratulations to everyone who contributed to this project
                      and a special thanks to Leonie for her great contribution to the artwork!

    04/2021: Dennis joins the group as a postdoctoral fellow - welcome and good luck
                      with your project!

    04/2021: The group contributes afeature article to Chem. Commun., highlighting the
                      fundamental properties and synthetic applications of cationic bismuth complexes.

    03/2021: Dr. Anna Hanft becomes the first PhD graduate of the group -
                     thank you so much for the last years and congratulations on a great

    03/2021: Jacqueline's contribution on the utilization of organometallic bismuth compounds as
                      ligands in coordination chemistry is accepted for publication in Organometallics .
                      Congratulations to everyone who helped to push the project forward!

    03/2021: For a recent interview about the research efforts of our group, check out

    02/2021: Anna's work on cationic bismuth complexes with redox-active ligands
                      in Chem. Eur. J. is highlighted by a cover feature. Congratulations!

    01/2021: Jann joins the group for his practical course - welcome and good luck!

    01/2021: Our contribution on Radical Compounds of Antimony and Bismuth
                      appears in the Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry.

    12/2020: Anna's manuscript on the redox chemistry of neutral and cationic aminitroponiminates
                     (ATIs) of bismuth is accepted for publication in Chem. Eur. J. - congratulations!

    12/2020: Kai's studies on bismuth amides and their selective radical reactions are accepted
                      for publication in  Angew. Chem. . These investigations were conducted in
                      collaboration with the groups of Poater and Bickelhaupt. Congratulations to everyone!

    12/2020: Further  prizes are awarded to the group in appreciation of our reserach efforts.
                      We are happy to receive the Keck-Köppe-Prize (Keck-Köppe-Förderstiftung / Uni-
                      versitätsbund), the research prize of the Otto-Röhm-Gedächtnisstifung and the
                      Ernst-Haage-Prize  (Ernst-Haage-Foundation, MPI für Kohlenforschung, MPI für
                      chemische Energiekonversion). We would like to thank these institutions and the
                      evaluation committees for the appreciation of our work!

    11/2020: Anna's and Malte's work in heterobimetallic heterocubanes
                      is accepted for publication in Inorg. Chem.  - congratulations!

    11/2020: Johannes joins the group for his research internship.
                      Welcome and good luck with your project!

    11/2020: Great news: the group receives funding through the prestigious
                      Heisenberg-Program of the DFG!

    09/2020: The contributions of the group to the reviewing process in Inorganic Chemistry
                      are highly appreciated - we are happy to contribute to the scientific discussions
                      in this excellent journal in the field of inorganic chemistry!

    08/2020: Our research will be supported through a ERC starting grant - well done, everyone!

    08/2020: Jacqueline's paper in Chem Eur. J. describing the assessemnt of soft
                      Lewis acidity is highlighted by a "cover feature" - congratulations!

    07/2020: Our cooperative research with the Engels and the Fischer group on the
                      low-valent, organometallic biradical methylbismuth (BiMe) is highlighted on
                      the front cover. A big thanks goes to Jana Hemberger for her crucial
                      contributions! The work is also part of the  "2020 hot article collection"
                      and was highlighted in "Chemistry Views".

    07/2020: Jacqueline's contribution in Chem. Eur. J. on the assessment of
                      soft Lewis acidity (with a focus on bismuth cations) is highlighted as a
                      "very important paper". Congratulations!

    07/2020: Florian joins the group for his research internship. Welcome and good luck!

    06/2020: Jacqueline's manuscript on bismuth-catalyzed photo-dehydydrocoupling reactions
                      is accpeted for publication in  Chem. Eur. J. - congratulations!

    06/2020: Our manuscript resulting from Jacquelines' cooperation with Josh about mutual
                     Osmium-Bismuth donor/acceptor interactions is accepted for publication in
                     Dalton Trans. - congratulations!

    06/2020: Our manuscript resulting from a collaborative research effort with the Fischer and
                      the Engels group reports the generation and characterization of methylbismuth, a
                      short-lived organometallic biradical. It has just been accepted for publication in
                      Chem. Sci.  - congratulations to everyone involved!

    05/2020: Malte re-joins the group for his PhD thesis - welcome back and good luck!

    05/2020: Jacqueline's work on the evaluation of bismuth cations as exceptionally
                      soft Lewis acids according to the HSAB principle is accepted for
                      publication in Chem. Eur. J. - congratulations!

    05/2020: Anna's work on the dimerization of an ATI precursor through
                      hydrogen bonding is accepted for publication in Z. Kristallogr. - NCS.

    05/2020: The group receives the Chemiedozentenpreis awarded by the Fonds
                      der Chemischen Industrie. Well done!

    03/2020: Malte hands in his Master Thesis. Congratulations!

    03/2020: The scientific output of the group is acknowledged with the ADUC Prize 2020 
                      of the association of German chemistry professors. Well done, everyone!

    03/2020: Jacqueline's und Klaus' paper in Inorg. Chem. is highlighted by a
                      "cover feature". Congratulations!
                      A closer look reveals that their work is also featured on another cover picture
                      einem weiteren cover picture of the journal!

    03/2020: Felix starts his practical course in our group. Welcome back!

    02/2020: Leonie joins the group for a research internship.
                      A warm welcome and good luck!

    02/2020: Check out our recent review article on main group metal complexes
                      in controlled radical reactions! Chem. Eur. J.

    01/2020: Nele hands in her Bachelor thesis - congratulations!

    01/2020: Patrick joins the group for a practical course. Welcome!