Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kramer

KURT-ALDER AWARD of the Cologne University for the best Ph.D. Thesis in 2001

"Synthesis of Medium- and Large-Ring Compounds Initiated by Photochemical Decarboxylation of w-Phthalimido Alkylcarboxylates" Axel G. Griesbeck, Andreas Henz, Wolfgang Kramer, Johann Lex, Frank Nerowski, Michael Oelgemöller, Karl Peters and Eva-Maria Peters Helvetica Chim. Acta, 1997, 80, 912-933.
"Selectivity of Primary (Singlet) and Secondary (Triplet) Norrish II Reactions"
Axel G. Griesbeck, Andreas Henz, Wolfgang Kramer, Peter Wamser, Karl Peters and Eva-Maria Peters Tetrahedron Lett. 1998, 39, 1549-1552.
“Photochemistry of N-Phthaloylcysteine, Its Methyl Ester, and C-unprotected S-Alkyl Derivatives"
Axel G. Griesbeck, Joachim Hirt, Wolfgang Kramer and Paul Dallakian Tetrahedron  1998, 54, 3169-3180.
“Photochemical macrocyclization: synthesis of lactones, lactames, ethers and
thioethers” Michael Oelgemöller, Axel G. Griesbeck, Wolfgang Kramer and Frank Nerowski J. Inf. Rec. 1998, 24, 87-94.
“Synthetic potential of the PET-decarboxylation of w-phthalimido carboxylic acids ” Wolfgang Kramer, Axel G. Griesbeck, Frank Nerowski and Michael Oelgemöller J. Inf. Rec. 1998, 24, 81-85.
“New Tools in Organic Synthesis: PET-Decarboxylation: Scope and Limitations”
Axel G. Griesbeck, Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Oelgemöller Synlett  1999, 1169-1178.
“Radical Chemistry in Water: Inter- and Intramolecular Photoinduced
Decarboxylations” Axel G. Griesbeck, Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Oelgemöller Green Chemistry  1999, 1, 205-207.
“Photochemical Synthesis of [1,4]-Benzodiazepines and Pyrrolo-[1,4]-benzodiazepines” Wolfgang Kramer and Axel G. Griesbeck J. Inf. Rec. 2000, 25, 235-238.
"Crystal structure of (S)-3-(3,4-Dimethoxyphenyl)-2-(1,3-dioxo-1,3-dihydro-isoindol-2-yl)-propionic acid methyl ester hydrate"
Karl Peters, Eva-Maria Peters, Axel G. Griesbeck and Wolfgang Kramer Z. Kristall. 2000, 215, 227-228.
"Crystal structure of (10bSR, 11RS)-10b-Hydroxy-11-phenyl-10b,11-dihydro-isoindolo[2,1-a]indol-6-one"
Johann Lex, Axel G. Griesbeck and Wolfgang Kramer Z. Kristall. 2000, 215, 451-452.
“Chiralitätserinnerung bei Triplett-1,7-biradikalen: Diastereo- und enantioselektive Synthese von Pyrrolo[1,4]-benzodiazepinen durch decarboxylierende Photocyclisierung von Anthranilsäurebausteinen” Axel G. Griesbeck, Wolfgang Kramer and Johann Lex Angew. Chem. 2001, 113, 585-589. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2001, 40, 577-579.
“Photocyclization of 2-Azabicyclo[3.3.0]octane-3-carboxylate Derivatives: Induced and Non-Induced Diastereoselectivity" Axel G. Griesbeck, Wolfgang Kramer, Anna Bartoschek and Hans Schmickler Org. Lett. 2001, 3, 537-539.
“Laser flash photolysis study of sulfur- and carboxy-substituted phthalimides”
Helmut Görner, Axel G. Griesbeck, Thomas Heinrich, Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Oelgemöller Chemistry: Eur. J.  2001, 7, 1530-1538.
“Synthesis of 1,4-Benzodiazepines via Photoinduced Decarboxylation of N-Phthaloylanthranilic acid amides“
Axel G. Griesbeck, Wolfgang Kramer and Johann Lex Synthesis: Special Issue 2001, 1159-1166.
“Photocyclization of N-Phthaloyl Anthranilic Amides Coupled to omega-Amino Acuds With Increasing Chain Lengths
" Axel G. Griesbeck, Wolfgang Kramer, Thomas Heinrich and Johann Lex Photochem. Photobiol. Sciences. 2002, 1, 237-239.