Jan Meisner

Doctoral Student (2013–2017), Post-Doc (2018)
Institute for Theoretical Chemistry
Kästner Group


Pfaffenwaldring 55
70569 Stuttgart

  1. Meisner, Jan, Hallmen, P. P., Kästner, J., & Rauhut, G. “Vibrational analysis of methyl cation—Rare gas atom complexes: CH₃+—Rg (Rg = He, Ne, Ar, Kr).J. Chem. Phys. 150, 084306 (2019)
  2. Meisner, J., Kamp, I., Thi, W.-F., & Kästner, J. “The role of atom tunneling in gas-phase reactions in planet-forming disks.Astron. Astrophys. 627, A45 (2019)
  3. Markmeyer, M. N., Lamberts, T., Meisner, J., & Kästner, J. “HOCO formation in astrochemical environments by radical-induced H-abstraction from formic acid.Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 482, 293–300 (2019)
  4. Brodbeck, D., Álvarez-Barcia, S., Meisner, J., Broghammer, F., Klepp, J., Garnier, D., Frey, W., Kästner, J., & Peters, R. “Asymmetric Carboxycyanation of Aldehydes by Cooperative AlF-/Onium Salt Catalysts: from Cyanoformate to KCN as Cyanide Source.Chem. Eur. J. 25, 1515–1524 (2019)
  5. Meisner, Jan, Karwounopoulos, J., Walther, P., Kästner, J., & Naumann, S. “The Lewis Pair Polymerization of Lactones Using Metal Halides and N-Heterocyclic Olefins: Theoretical Insights.Molecules 23, 432 (2018)
  6. Meisner, Jan, & Kästner, J. “Dual-Level Approach to Instanton Theory.J. Chem. Theory Comput. 14, 1865–1872 (2018)
  7. Rieckhoff, S., Meisner, J., Kästner, J., Frey, W., & Peters, R. “Double Regioselective Asymmetric C-Allylation of Isoxazolinones: Iridium-Catalyzed N-Allylation Followed by an Aza-Cope Rearrangement.Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 57, 1404–1408 (2018)
  8. Koy, M., Elser, I., Meisner, J., Frey, W., Wurst, K., Kästner, J., & Buchmeiser, M. R. “High Oxidation State Molybdenum N-Heterocyclic Carbene Alkylidyne Complexes: Synthesis, Mechanistic Studies, and Reactivity.Chemistry — A European Journal 23, 15484–15490 (2017)
  9. Meisner, Jan, Markmeyer, M. N., Bohner, M. U., & Kästner, J. “Comparison of classical reaction paths and tunneling paths studied with the semiclassical instanton theory.Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19, 23085–23094 (2017)
  10. Meisner, Jan, Lamberts, T., & Kästner, J. “Atom Tunneling in the Water Formation Reaction H₂ + OH → H₂O + H on an Ice Surface.ACS Earth Space Chem. 1, 399–410 (2017)
  11. Lenz, M., Meisner, J., Quertinmont, L., Lutz, S., Kästner, J., & Nestl, B. M. “Asymmetric Ketone Reduction by Imine Reductases.ChemBioChem 18, 253–256 (2017)
  12. Brodbeck, D., Broghammer, F., Meisner, J., Klepp, J., Garnier, D., Frey, W., Kästner, J., & Peters, R. “An Aluminum Fluoride Complex with an Appended Ammonium Salt as an Exceptionally Active Cooperative Catalyst for the Asymmetric Carboxycyanation of Aldehydes.Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 56, 4056–4060 (2017)
  13. Meisner, J., & Kästner, J. “Reaction Rates and Kinetic Isotope Effects of H₂ + OH  → H₂O + H.J. Chem. Phys. 144, 174303 (2016)
  14. Meisner, J., & Kästner, J. “Atom-Tunneling in Chemistry.Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 55, 5400–5413 (2016)
  15. Álvarez-Barcia, S., Russ, M.-S., Meisner, J., & Kästner, J. “Atom tunnelling in the reaction NH₃+ + H₂ →  NH₄+ + H and its astrochemical relevance.Faraday Disc. 195, 69–80 (2016)
  16. Sen, S., Frey, W., Meisner, J., Kästner, J., & Buchmeiser, M. R. “An Anionic Molybdenum Amidato Bisalkyl Alkylidyne Complex.J. Organomet. Chem. 799, 223–225 (2015)
  17. Bohner, M. U., Meisner, J., & Kästner, J. “A Quadratically-Converging Nudged Elastic Band Optimizer.J. Chem. Theory Comput. 9, 3498–3504 (2013)
  18. Meisner, J., Rommel, J. B., & Kästner, J. “Kinetic Isotope Effects Calculated with the Instanton  Method.J. Comput. Chem. 32, 3456 (2011)
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