Markus Horn
B. Sc., M. Sc., Dr. rer. nat.

Matyjaszewski Polymer Group

Carnegie Mellon University
Mellon Institute
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Award of the Dr. Klaus Römer-Stiftung for PhD students (2010).
Structure-Reactivity Relationships of Substituted Tritylium Ions: A Kinetic Investigation
Towards a Comprehensive Hydride Donor Ability Scale
M. Horn, L. H. Schappele, G. Lang-Wittkowski, H. Mayr, A. R. Ofial, Chem. Eur. J. 2012, in press.
A Comprehensive View on Stabilities and Reactivities of Triarylmethyl Cations (Tritylium Ions)
M. Horn, H. Mayr, J. Phys. Org. Chem. 2012, 25, 979-988.
Nucleophile Reaktivitäten von Desoxy-Breslow-Intermediaten: Wie beeinflusst Aromatizität die katalytische Aktivität N-heterocyclischer Carbene?
Nucleophilic Reactivity of Deoxy-Breslow-Intermediates: How Does Aromaticity Affect the Catalytic Activity of N-Heterocyclic Carbenes?

B. Maji, M. Horn, H. Mayr, Angew. Chem. 2012, 124, 6335-6339; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 6231-6235.
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N-Heterocyclic Carbene Boranes are Good Hydride Donors
M. Horn, H. Mayr, E. Lacôte, E. Merling, J. Deaner, S. Wells, T. McFadden, D. P. Curran, Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 82-85.
Electrofugalities of Acceptor-Substituted Tritylium Ions
M. Horn, C. Metz, H. Mayr, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 6476-6485.
Electrophilicities of Acceptor-Substituted Tritylium Ions
M. Horn, H. Mayr, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 6470-6475.
Electrophilicity versus Electrofugality of Tritylium Ions in Aqueous Acetonitrile
M. Horn, H. Mayr, Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 7478-7487.
Stabilities of Trityl Protected Substrates: The Wide Mechanistic Spectrum of Trityl Ester Hydrolyses
M. Horn, H. Mayr, Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 7469-7477.
Organocatalytic Activity of Cinchona Alkaloids: Which Nitrogen is More Nucleophilic?
M. Baidya, M. Horn, H. Zipse, H. Mayr, J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 7157-1764.
Carbocationic n-endo-trig Cyclizations
L. Shi, M. Horn, S. Kobayashi, H. Mayr, Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 8533-8541.