Robert Loos
Dipl.-Chem., Dr. rer. nat.


Robert employed the Hi-Tech stopped-flow spectrometer SF-61DX2 for his studies on carbanion reactivities.
Nucleophile Reaktivität von Wittig-Yliden, phosphorylstabilisierten Carbanionen und anorganischen Anionen
(finished 11/2003)
Nucleophilicity Parameters for Phosphoryl-Stabilized Carbanions and Phosphorus Ylides: Implications for Wittig and Related Olefination Reactions
R. Appel, R. Loos, H. Mayr, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 704-714.
Kinetics of the Reactions of Halide Anions with Carbocations: Quantitative Energy Profiles for SN1 Reactions
S. Minegishi, R. Loos, S. Kobayashi, H. Mayr, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 2641-2649.
Ambident Reactivity of the Thiocyanate Anion Revisited: Can the Product Ratio be Explained by the HSAB Principle?
R. Loos, S. Kobayashi, H. Mayr, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 14126-14132.
Kinetics of Carbocation Carbanion Combinations: Key to a General Concept of Polar Organic Reactivity
R. Lucius, R. Loos, H. Mayr, Angew. Chem. 2002, 114, 97-102; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2002, 41, 91-95.
Reference Scales for the Characterization of Cationic Electrophiles and Neutral Nucleophiles
H. Mayr, T. Bug, M. F. Gotta, N. Hering, B. Irrgang, B. Janker, B. Kempf, R. Loos, A. R. Ofial, G. Remennikov, H. Schimmel, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 9500-9512.