Faculty & Research

Selected Recent Publications (2017)

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Electrostatic Catalyst Generated from Diazadiborinine for Carbonyl Reduction

CHEM (Volume 3, Issue 1, p134–151, 13 July 2017)

Di Wu, Ruixing Wang, Yongxin Li, Rakesh Ganguly, Hajime Hirao, Rei Kinjo

Construction of Fused Pyrrolidines and β-Lactones by Carbene-Catalyzed C−N, C−C, and C−O Bond Formations

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 56 (15), pp 4201–4205, (2017)

Xingxing Wu, Lin Hao, Yuexia Zhang, Maiti Rakesh, Rambabu N. Reddi, Prof.Dr. Song Yang, Prof.Dr. Bao-An Song and Prof.Dr. Yonggui Robin Chi

Polyhalides as Efficient and Mild Oxidants for Oxidative Carbene Organocatalysis by Radical Processes

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 56 (11), pp 2942–2946, (2017)

Xingxing Wu, Yuexia Zhang, Yuhuang Wang, Jie Ke, Martin Jeret, Rambabu N. Reddi, Prof. Dr. Song Yang, Prof. Dr. Bao-An Song and Prof. Dr. Yonggui Robin Chi

Remote Regulation of Membrane Channel Activity by Site-Specific Localization of Lanthanide-Doped Upconversion Nanocrystals

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 56 (11), pp 3110, (2017)

Xiangzhao Ai, Linna Lyu, Yang Zhang, Dr. Yanxia Tang, Jing Mu, Fang Liu, Yixi Zhou, Prof. Zhenghong Zuo, Prof. Gang Liu and Prof. Bengang Xing


π-Conjugated Discrete Oligomers Containing Planar and Nonplanar Aromatic Motifs

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139 (8), pp 3089–3094 (2017)


Ji Li, Anamaria Terec, Yue Wang, Hrishikesh Joshi, Yunpeng Lu, Handong Sun, and Mihaiela C. Stuparu

Doping with Graphitic Nitrogen Triggers Ferromagnetism in Graphene

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139 (8), pp 3171–3180 (2017)

Piotr Błoński, Jiří Tuček, Zdeněk Sofer, Vlastimil Mazánek, Martin Petr, Martin Pumera, Michal Otyepka, and Radek Zbořil

Transcending the slow bimolecular recombination in lead-halide perovskites for electroluminescence

Nat. Commun., 8, 14558 , (2017)

Guichuan Xing, Bo Wu, Xiangyang Wu, Mingjie Li, Bin Du, Qi Wei, Jia Guo, Edwin K. L. Yeow, Tze Chien Sum & Wei Huang

Cobalt-Catalyzed Enantio- and Diastereoselective Intramolecular Hydroacylation of Trisubstituted Alkenes

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 56 (9), pp 2449–2453, (2017)

Dr. Junfeng Yang, Dr. Alice Rérat, Yang Jie Lim, Dr. Corinne Gosmini and Prof. Naohiko Yoshikai

C–F Bond Cleavage Enabled Redox-Neutral [4+1] Annulation via C–H Bond Activation

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139 (5), pp 1762–1765 (2017)

Cheng-Qiang Wang, Lu Ye, Chao Feng, and Teck-Peng Loh

Hydrodehalogenation of Haloarenes by a Sodium Hydride–Iodide Composite

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 56 (7), pp 1840-1844, (2017)

Derek Yiren Ong, Dr. Ciputra Tejo, Kai Xu, Prof. Hajime Hirao, Prof. Shunsuke Chiba

Halogen-Assisted Piezochromic Supramolecular Assemblies for Versatile Haptic Memory

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139 (1), pp 436–441 (2017)

Linyi Bai, Purnandhu Bose, Qiang Gao, Yongxin Li, Rakesh Ganguly, and Yanli Zhao