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Michael T. H. Liu

Degrees: 
  • B.Sc., Saint Dunstan’s University
  • M.A., Saint Francis Xavier University
  • Ph.D., University of Ottawa
Position: 
Professor Emeritus
Department: 
Chemistry
Faculty: 
Science
Phone: 
(902) 566-0565
Research Interests: 
  • Carbenes
  • 1,2-Hydrogen Migration
  • laser flash photolysis
  • azomethine ylide
  • 1,5-cylization, synthesis of biologically active nitrogen-containing heterocycles
  • C60 carbene adducts
Citations: 
  1. Bonneau, R., Liu, M.T.H. A Dipyridoimidazolium Salt from Phenylchlorocarbene and 2,2'-Bipyridyl. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2005, 1532-1540.
  2. Maeda, Y., Matsunaga, Y., Wakahara, T., Takahashi, S., Tsuchiya, T., Ishitsuka, M.O., Hasegawa, T., Akasaka, T., Liu, M.T.H., Kokura, K., Horn, E., Yoza, K., Kato, T., Okubo, S., Kobayashi, K., Nagase, S., Yamamoto, K. Isolation and Characterization of a Carbene Derivative of La@C82. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 126, 2004, 6858.
  3. Bonneau R.,Collado, D., Liu, M.T.H., Spectroscopic,Kinetic,and Structural Properties of Rotamers of the 2-Vinylpyridinium Ylide of Phenylchlorocarbene. J.Phys.Chem. A, 108, 2004, 1312-1318.
  4. Bonneau R.,Collado D., Liu, M.T.H., Photolysis of m-phenylene-bis (chlorodiazirine),
    Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 161, 2003, 43-50.
  5. Liu, M.T.H., Wakahara,T., Akasaka, T., Effects of Substituents on the Thermal Decomposition of Diazirines. Journal Organic Chemistry, 68, 2003, 7471-7478.
Current Collaborators (non-UPEI): 
  • Dr. R. Bonneau, Universite de Bordeaux, France
  • Professor T. Akasaka, Tsukuba University Japan