Fluorine Group Expertise

This page is not exhaustive, but will give a flavour of the breadth and depth of fluorine-chemistry related expertise available at Manchester. Further details of the areas of expertise for individual members of the Fluorine Group may be found on their respective pages.

Synthetic Chemistry
General & Industrial : Dick Powell
General Organic & Fluorous : David Procter
General Inorganic/Organometallic & organofluorine: Alan Brisdon
Biological/Biochemical : Vasudevan Ramesh, Jason Micklefield

Specialities
Deveolpment of Refrigerants, CFC-replacements, hydrofluorocarbons etc : Dick Powell
Chemistry of Refrigerants, CFC-replacements, hydrofluorocarbons, fluoroalkyl, fluorovinyl and fluoroalkynyls : Alan Brisdon, Dick Powell
Use of Refrigerants as novel solvents : Jason Micklefield
Solid-state fluorides : Sven Schroeder
Surface modification of textiles : Chris Carr

Spectroscopy/Analysis
Surfaces : Sven Schroeder, Chris Carr
EXAFS/XANES : Sven Schroeder
NMR : Vasudevan Ramesh (organic and biological), Alan Brisdon (multi-nuclear and inorganic)
IR/Raman : Alan Brisdon

Facilities

A wide range of facilities are necessary for handling fluorine and its compounds, the following list is non-exhaustive:

Metal vacuum lines
fluorine generator
HF-handling

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Fluorine@Manchester
solid fluornating agents, funfluos

Solid phase fluorinations
Sven Schroeder's group look at fluorination of organic substrates using solid-phase "functional" catalysts

Fluorine in Society
A cpu

Modern Computing
Without fluorine containing compounds such as NF3 and WF6 we wouldn't have todays semiconductors!