Useful Chemistry Links



Chemistry 2000

Organic Faculty in the US

The H-index (Top living chemists as rated by Hirsch)

Center for Stereoselective C-H Functionalization

Wen-Bo Liu's Group (Wuhan University)

John Wood's Group (Baylor)

Neil Garg's Group (UCLA)
Neil Garg's Newest Group Member, Ice Cube

Andy Harned's Group (University of Minnesota)

Richmond Sarpong's Group (Berkeley)

G. Sekar's Group (I.I.T., Madras, India)

Taichi Kano's Group (Kyoto, Japan)

Sarah Reisman's Group (Caltech)

Linda Hsieh-Wilson's Group (Caltech)

Dennis Dougherty's Group (Caltech)

Peter Dervan's Group (Caltech)

E. J. Corey's Ph.D. Thesis

E. J. Corey's Undergraduate Thesis

R. B. Woodward's Ph.D. Thesis

R. B. Woodward's Undergraduate Thesis

Chemical Society Websites

ACS Division of Organic Chemistry

Literature Groups

Columbia Chemical Synthesis Literacy Group

Chemistry Mechanism Problems

Dave Evans' Chemistry Problems

Fukuyama Group Meeting Chemistry Problems

Hans Reich's Total Syntheses Webpage

Sarpong Group Meeting Chemistry Problems

UCLA 244B Chemistry Problems

Answers to Grossman's "Art of Writing Resonable Organic Reaction Mechanisms"

Nomenclature / Reference

Chemistry Reference Resolver

Maybridge Ring Numbering Sheet

Combined Chemical Dictionary

IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology

Neolab - Laboratory Equipment Museum (German Only)

IUPAC Nomenclature Rules

Oxford English Dictionary

ACS Citation Guidelines

ACS Scheme and Figure Guidelines

Journal Abbreviation List (CAS)

Journal Abbreviation List (Thomson ISI)

Abbreviations of Chemical Compounds

Molecules with Silly or Unusual Names


Other Useful References and Presentations

Woodward Lecture on Vitamin B12 Synthesis, Part 1 (Added March 2016)

Woodward Lecture on Vitamin B12 Synthesis, Part 2

Harry Wasserman Memorial Symposium

Everyday Exploration of Chemical Compounds

Total Synthesis of Natural Products Dojo (training gym)

The Science Show: "Making New Chemicals" (ABC Radio National)

Imperial College Chemistry Department Video-clip Library

Kinetic Resolution Equations and Java Applet

Top 200 Drugs, by Sales (courtesy of the Njarðarson Group)

OrgoFlash - Chemistry Resource Index

Dow Lab Safety Academy

The Watch Glass, A Random Walk Through 90 Years of C&EN

Caltech Links

Caltech Chemistry Homepage

Caltech Library

Patent PDF Script (Retrieves Full PDF)

Web of Knowledge

Advice for Pursuing a Career in Academics

HHMI Book: "Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty"

MIT Link for Academic Career Advice


Coordination Geometry Table of the d-Block Transition Elements and their Ions (Moore Group)

Organometallic HyperTextBook

Character Tables for Point Groups

Chemical Properties

Aldrich Database of Properties for Molecular Sieves

Sheffield ChemPuter

Chemical Calculations

Bond Strengths

iBonD Database of pKa and BDE

Bond Lengths in Organic Compounds as Determined by X-ray and Neutron Diffraction



WebElements Periodic Table

Dave Evans' pKa Tables []

Collection of Useful Data Tables

Vapor Pressure Applet

Organic Chemistry Resources (from Reich at Wisconsin)

Physiochemical Properties of Liquids

CRC Handbook

Wolfram Alpha Chemistry

The University of Nottingham Periodic Table of Videos

Reagent Preparation and Expt'l Procedures

Al's Notebook

Demystifying Synthetic Organic Laboratory Technique

e-EROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis

Organic Syntheses (Org. Syn.)

Synthetic Pages

Tips for Growing X-ray Quality Crystals

Removal of Reaction Solvent by Extractive Workup: Survey of Water and Solvent Co-extraction in Various Systems


Named Reactions

Named Reactions - Cambridgesoft

Named Reactions - Monomerchem

Named Reactions - UConn

Named Reactions - ChemPen

Named Reactions - BU

Named Reactions -

Companion Web Site for Strategic Applications of Named Reactions in Organic Synthesis

Named Compounds and Reagents


Spectra-Related Links

Spectral Database System for Organic Compounds (SBDS)

Neil Garg's NMR Presentation

Instructions for a Varian NMR Instrument

Quick Reference to Varian NMR Commands

NMR Tips 'N Tricks

Mass Spec Calculator