The Olofsson Research Group

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Latest news

Our synthesis of sterically congested alkyl aryl ethers is now published in Organic Letters. Congrats Erik & Elin!

Our O-arylation of carbohydrates has been published in Angewandte Chemie. Congratulations Gergely!

Our nitroarene synthesis by C-H functionalization of arenes is among the 10 most accessed papers in Angewandte Chemie in June! It has also been highlighted in Organic Process Research & Development.

Nature index 2016 shows that Stockholm University publication expansion is world-class, and Chemistry has the strongest constribution to the index!

We welcome Viola Hobiger, who is an Erasmus student from Vienna.

Berit has done the 3rd part of 4 in the long distance sport events "En Svensk Klassiker" (A Swedish Classic): "Vansbrosimningen", which is a 3 km open water swim. Time 1:11.

The group participated in the the 5th International Conference on Hypervalent Iodine Chemistry (ICHIC 2016) in Switzerland.

Berit has finished the 2nd part of 4 in the long distance sport events "En Svensk Klassiker" (A Swedish Classic): "Vätternrundan", which is a 300 km bike race around lake Vättern. The time was 9 hours and 30 min, which corresponds to 31.6 km/h (including stops to repair flat tires etc).

The Top. Curr. Chem. book "Hypervalent Iodine Chemistry" (Ed: Thomas Wirth) is now published, including Berit's chapter on Arylations with Diaryliodonium Salts.

Interesting links

Don't miss the Twitter feed Hypervalent Iodine (@Hyperiodine), which provides fast access to all publications on hypervalent iodine chemistry.

Watch the Chemical imbalance film to learn more about the important gender equality issue!

Enjoy the Periodic Videos at TedEd - one film about each element in the periodic table.

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