Imperial College London

Dr Florian Glöcklhofer

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Chemistry

Research Associate (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow)



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Florian Glöcklhofer is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellow in the Department of Chemistry. His research interests lie in the field of π-conjugated organic compounds, with a focus on the design and synthesis of π-conjugated macrocycles for battery electrodes and organic electronics and on the development of new synthetic approaches to aromatics.

Florian received his PhD from TU Wien in Vienna (Austria) in 2017, having developed a new synthetic method for the preparation of cyanated aromatic compounds. In 2018, after a year at TU Wien as a postdoctoral researcher developing thioalkyl-substituted polymers and post-polymerization modification methods, he moved to Imperial College London for his Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship project on π-conjugated macrocycles.

Florian has published more than 20 peer-reviewed journal articles, including 13 articles published as first or last author.

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Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Eder S, Yoo D-J, Nogala W, et al., 2020, Switching between local and global aromaticity in a conjugated macrocycle for high-performance organic sodium-ion battery anodes, Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, Vol:59, ISSN:1433-7851, Pages:12958-12964

Meindl B, Pfennigbauer K, Stöger B, et al., 2020, Double ring-closing approach for the synthesis of 2,3,6,7-substituted anthracene derivatives., Journal of Organic Chemistry, Vol:85, ISSN:0022-3263, Pages:8240-8244

Taublaender MJ, Mezzavilla S, Thiele S, et al., 2020, Hydrothermal generation of conjugated polymers using the example of pyrrone polymers and polybenzimidazoles., Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, ISSN:1433-7851

Rimmele M, Ableidinger K, Marsh AV, et al., 2019, Thioalkyl- and Sulfone-Substituted Poly(p-Phenylene Vinylene)s, Polymer Chemistry, Vol:10, ISSN:1759-9954, Pages:738-750

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