Research Activities - Prof. Dr. Armin Börner

Scientific and technical experiences

  • Homogeneous catalysis
  • Asymmetric catalysis
  • Asymmetric hydrogenation
  • Regioselective and asymmetric hydroformylation
  • Chiral pool syntheses
  • Characterization of homogeneous catalysts


Present main research activities

  • Homogeneously catalyzed synthesis of fine chemicals
  • Patent-free total syntheses of pharmaceutically active compounds
  • Synthesis and application of new phosphorus ligands
  • Biomimetic homogeneous catalysis
  • Asymmetric hydrogenation of 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds