Tony Hoobler

Specialty: Physical Organic Chemistry


  • Ph.D., University of Oregon
  • B.S., University of California, Berkeley


Professional Interests

Measuring the magnitude of hyperconjugation in biochemical probes using fluorescence and laser techniques; identifying the weak electronic interactions in interesting molecules using quantum chemical calculations within the natural bond orbital (NBO) approximation; determining the relative populations of rotomers by variable temperature NMR studies.

Personal Interests

Basketball, biking, Sudoku, landscaping, crosswords


T. Koenig, C. E. Klopfenstein, S. Southworth, J. A. Hoobler, R. A. Wielesek, T. Balle, W. Snell, and Daniel Imre “Non-Koopmans' theorem effects in the helium(I) photoelectron spectra of polyenes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 105(8), 2256-2259 (1983).

T. Koenig, Daniel Imre, and James A. Hoobler “Helium (He I) photoelectron spectrum of benzocyclobutadiene” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 101(21), 6446-6447 (1979).

T. Koenig, J. A. Hoobler, C. E. Klopfenstein, G. Hedden, F. Sunderman and B. R. Russell “Electronic configurations of amido radicals” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 96(14), 4573-4577 (1974).

T. Koenig, J. A. Hoobler, and W. R. Mabey, “Thermal decomposition of N-nitrosohydroxylamines. V. Denitrosation and N-tert-butoxy amido radicals” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 94(7), 2514-2515 (1972).
Thomas W. Koenig, M. Deinzer and J. A. Hoobler “Thermal decomposition of N-nitrosohydroxylamines. III. N-Benzoyl-N-nitroso-O-tert-butylhydroxylamine” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 93(4), 938-944 (1971).