Date of Completion

Spring 5-6-2012

Thesis Advisor(s)

Nicholas Leadbeater

Department

Chemistry

Disciplines

Chemistry

Abstract

This compilation of work includes four aspects: (1) an academic review on the significance and implementation of Quality by Design (QbD), (2) mechanistic studies on the palladium-catalyzed synthesis of diarylmethanes, (3) the optimization of microwave-assisted click reactions and Suzuki couplings for use in an undergraduate organic chemistry laboratory manual, and (4) monitoring the progress of organic transformations using Raman spectroscopy.

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