Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences - Ray Group

Xenia Engelmann


M. Sc. Xenia Engelmann

Tel: +49 30 2093-7329
Room: 3'208

Research Topic:

Biomimetic Dioxygen Activation Involving First-row Transition Metals




  1. "Trapping of a Highly Reactive Oxoiron(IV) Complex in the Catalytic Epoxidation of Olefins by Hydrogen Peroxide"

    X. Engelmann, D. D. Malik, T. Corona, K. Warm, E. R. Farquhar, M. Swart, W. Nam, K. Ray, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201812758.

  2. "Water Oxidation Reaction Mediated by an Octanuclear Iron-Oxo Cluster"

    J. Deutscher, T. Corona, K. Warm, X. Engelmann, S. Sobottka, B. Braun-Cula, B. Sarkar, K. Ray, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 45, 4925–4929.
  3. "Observation of Carbodicarbene Ligand Redox Noninnocence in Highly Oxidized Iron Complexes"

    S. C. Chan, P. Gupta, X. Engelmann, Z. Z. Ang, R. Ganguly, E. Bill, K. Ray, S. Ye, J. England, Angew. Chemie Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 15717-15722.

  4. "Four-electron reduction of dioxygen to water by a trinuclear copper complex"

    X. Engelmann, E. R. Farquhar, J. England, K. Ray, Inorg. Chem. Acta, 2018, 481, 159-165.

  5. "C-H activation and nucleophilic substitution in a photochemically generated high valent iron complex"

    J. H. Lim, X. Engelmann, S. Corby,  R. Ganguly, K. Ray*, H. S. Soo* Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 3992-4002.

  6. "A Highly Reactive Oxoiron(IV) Complex Supported by a Bioinspired N3O Macrocyclic Ligand" 

    I. Monte Pérez, X. Engelmann, Y.-M. Lee, M. Yoo, K. Elumalai, E. R. Farquhar, E. Bill, J. England, W. Nam,* M. Swart,* K. RayAngew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 14384-14388.

  7. "A New Domain of Reactivity for High-Valent Dinuclear [M(µ-O2M'] Complexes in Oxidation Reactions" 

    X. Engelmann, S. Yao, E. R. Farquhar, T. Szilvási, U. Kuhlmann, P. Hildebrandt, M. Driess*, K. Ray*Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 129, 303-307.

  8. "Oxidation Reactions with Bioinspired Mononuclear Non-Heme Metal-Oxo Complexes"

    X. Engelmann, I. M.-Pérez, K. Ray, Angew. Chem. 2016, 128, 7760-7778.

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  9. "A cobalt(II) iminoiodane complex and its scandium adduct: mechanistic promiscuity in hydrogen atom abstraction reactions"
    S. Kundu, P. Chernev, X. Engelmann, C. S. Chung, H. Dau, E. Bill, J. England*, K. Ray*W. Nam* Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 14538-14543.