Research in the Scheschkewitz group focuses on the chemistry of low-valent silicon species, in particular, compounds containing Si-Si double bonds  and small unsaturated silicon cluster compounds. Our research interests range from the fundamental properties of such compounds, such as reactivity, bonding and structure to the use of such compounds in new  synthetic chemistry. Ultimately we seek to develop the chemistry of low-valent silicon species towards practical applications, for example  the development of silicon-containing conducting polymers, or improved control of silicon device fabrication.



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Univ.-Prof. Dr. David Scheschkewitz
General and Inorganic Chemistry
Tel.: +49(0)681-302 71641
E-Mail: scheschkewitz(at)

Dominika Posse
Tel.: +49(0)681-302 71640
E-Mail: dominika.posse(at)

Saarland University
Chair in General and Inorganic Chemistry
Campus building C4 1, 2nd floor
66123 Saarbrücken

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