Prof. Dr. Martin Oestreich

Research interests

  • homogeneous catalysis (general)
  • Lewis acid catalysis with silicon- and boron-based Lewis acids
  • main-group chemistry
  • reaction mechanisms
  • asymmetric catalysis

Research Units in UniSysCat

Awards (selection)

2015 David Ginsburg Memorial Lecture, Technion, Haifa (Israel)
2013 Steinhofer Lecture Award, U Freiburg
2011 Einstein Professorship, Einstein Foundation Berlin
2006 Karl Winnacker Fellowship of the Aventis Foundation
2006 ORCHEM Award of the Liebig Division for Organic Chemistry of the German Chemical Society (GDCh)

Prof. Dr. Martin Oestreich
TU Berlin
Institute of Chemistry, Office C 3
Straße des 17. Juni 115
10623 Berlin
+49 (0)30 314-29721
+49 (0)30 314-28829
martin.oestreich(at)tu-berlin.de
www.organometallics.tu-berlin.de

Publications (selection)

F. Forster, T. Metsänen, E. Irran, P. Hrobárik, W. Xue, M. Oestreich, Cooperative Al–H bond activation in DIBAL-H: catalytic generation of an alumenium-ion-like Lewis acid for hydrodefluorinative Friedel–Crafts alkylation, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2017, 139, 16334–16342.

W. Xue, M. Oestreich, Copper-catalyzed decarboxylative radical silylation of redox-active aliphatic carboxylic acid derivatives, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2017, 56, 11649–11652.

X. Dong, A. Weickgenannt, M. Oestreich, Broad-spectrum kinetic resolution of alcohols enabled by Cu–H-catalysed dehydrogenative coupling with hydrosilanes, Nature Communications 2017, 8, 15547.

Q. Yin, H. F. T. Klare, M. Oestreich, Catalytic Friedel–Crafts C–H borylation of electron-rich arenes: dramatic rate acceleration by added alkenes, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2017, 56, 3712–3717.

Q.-A. Chen, H. F. T. Klare, M. Oestreich, Brønsted acid-promoted formation of stabilized silylium ions for catalytic Friedel–Crafts C–H silylation, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2016, 138, 7868–7871.

L. Süsse, J. Hermeke, M. Oestreich, The asymmetric Piers hydrosilylation, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2016, 138, 6940–6943.

S. Wübbolt, H. F. T. Klare, M. Oestreich, Electrophilic C–H silylation of pyridines enabled by temporary dearomatization, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2015, 54, 15876–15879.

T. Fallon, M. Oestreich, A constellation of deuterium-labeled silanes as a simple mechanistic probe not requiring absolute configuration determination, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2015, 54, 12488–12491.

I. Chatterjee, Z.-W. Qu, S. Grimme, M. Oestreich, B(C6F5)3-catalyzed transfer of dihydrogen from one unsaturated hydrocarbon to another, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2015, 54, 12158–12162.

A. Simonneau, M. Oestreich, Formal SiH4 chemistry using stable and easy-to-handle surrogates, Nature Chemistry 2015, 7, 816–822.

Patents

A. Simonneau, M. Oestreich, Use of cyclohexa-2,5-dien-1-yl-silanes as precursors for gaseous hydrosilanes, 2013, EP000002845857A1.