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 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.

Twitter: @FGloecklhofer

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

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

Glöcklhofer F, Petritz A, Karner E, et al., Dicyano- and tetracyanopentacene: foundation of an intriguing new class of easy-to-synthesize organic semiconductors, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, Vol:5, ISSN:2050-7526, Pages:2603-2610

Glöcklhofer F, Lunzer M, Stöger B, et al., 2016, A Versatile One-Pot Access to Cyanoarenes from ortho- and para-Quinones: Paving the Way for Cyanated Functional Materials, Chemistry - A European Journal, Vol:22, ISSN:0947-6539, Pages:5173-5180

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