Edward I. Solomon


Monroe Spaght Professor in Chemistry and Professor of S.L.A.C. Photon Science
Department of Chemistry
Stanford University
E-mail: Edward.Solomon@stanford.edu
Page: http://www.stanford.edu/dept/chemistry/faculty/solomon/

Fields of interest: 

Physical Inorganic, Bioinorganic and Theoretical Inorganic Chemistry; Catalysis


Recent publications:

A.L. Tenderholt, J-J. Wang, R.K. Szilagyi, R.H. Holm, K.O. Hodgson, B. Hedman, and E.I. Solomon:
Sulfur K-edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy and Density Functional Calculations on Mo(IV) and Mo(VI)=O Bis-dithiolenes: Insights into the Mechanism of Oxo Transfer in DMSO Reductase and Related Functional Analogues,
J. Am. Chem. Soc., Vol. 132, (2010), pp. 8359.

J.S. Woertink, L. Tian, D. Maiti, H.R. Lucas, R.A. Himes, K.D. Karlin, F. Neese, C. Wartele, M. Holthausen, E. Bill, J. Sundermeyer, S. Schindler, E.I. Solomon:
Spectroscopic and Computational Studies of an End-on Bound Superoxo-Cu(II) Complex: Geometric and Electronic Factors that Determine the Ground State,
Inorg. Chem., Vol. 49, (2010), pp. 9450.

A.J. Augustine, C.Kjaergaard, M. Qayyum, L. Ziegler, D. Kosman, K.O. Hodgson, B. Hedman, E.I. Solomon:
Systematic Perturbation of the Trinuclear Copper Cluster in the Multicopper Oxidases: The Role of Active Site Asymmetry in its Reduction of O2 to H2O,
J. Am. Chem. Soc., Vol. 132, (2010), pp. 6057

R. Hocking, S. Debeer George, K. Raymond, K.O. Hodgson, B. Hedman, E.I. Solomon:
Fe L-edge XAS Determination of Differential Orbital Covalency of Siderophore Model Compounds: Electronic Structure Contributions to High Stability Constants,
J. Am. Chem. Soc.,Vol. 132, (2010), pp. 4006

J.S. Woertink, P.J. Smeets, M.H. Groothaert, M.A. Vance, B.F. Sels, R.A. Schoonheydt, E.I. Solomon:
A [Cu2O]2+ core in Cu-ZSM-5, the active site in the oxidation of methane to methanol,
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Vol. 106, (2009), pp. 18908

A. Dey, Y. Jiang, P. Ortiz de Montellano, K.O. Hodgson, B. Hedman, E.I. Solomon:
S K-edge XAS and DFT Calculations on Cytochrome P450: Covalent and Ionic Contributions to the Cysteine-Fe Bond and Their Contribution to Reactivity,
J. Am. Chem. Soc., Vol. 131, (2009), pp. 7869.

K. Jensen, M. Clay, C. Bell, E.I. Solomon:
Peroxo-Type Intermediates in Class I Ribonucleotide Reductase and Related Binuclear non-Heme Iron Enzymes,
J. Am. Chem. Soc.,Vol. 131, (2009), pp. 12155.

B.T. Op’t Holt, M.A. Vance, L.M. Mirica, D. Heppner, T.D.P. Stack, E.I. Solomon:
Reaction Coordinate of a Functional Model of Tyrosinase: Spectroscopic and Computational Characterization,
J. Am. Chem. Soc., Vol. 131, (2009), pp. 6421.