Publications

2023
 

142Lin, Z.; Cai, Y.; Zhang, Y.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* Heterocyclic Suzuki–Miyaura coupling reaction of metalla-aromatics and mechanistic analysis of site selectivity. Chem. Sci. 2023, DOI10.1039/d2sc05455h.[Link](Lin and Cai contributed equally to this work.)

141. Zhuo, K.;† Liu, Y.;† Ruan, K.; Hua, Y.; Lin, Y.-M.;* Xia, H.* Ring contraction of metallacyclobutadiene to metallacyclopropene driven by π- and σ-aromaticity relay. Nat. Synth. 2022, 28, e202201229.[Link](Zhuo and Liu contributed equally to this work.)

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2022
 

140. Li, J.; Chu, Z.; Lu, Z.; Luo, M.; Chen, D.;* Xia, H.* Reactivity Studies of a Hydroxy-Substituted Irida-carbolong Complex. Organometallics 2022, 41, 2589-2596.[Link]

139. Xu, B.;† Mao, W.;† Wu, C.; Li, J.; Lu, Z.; Luo, M.; Liu, L. L.; Mao, L.; Chen, D.;* Xia, H.* A One‐Pot Strategy for the Synthesis of β‐Substituted Rhoda‐ and Irida‐Carbolong Complexes. Chin. J. Chem. 2022, 40, 1777-1784.[Link](Xu and Mao contributed equally to this work.)

138. Wang, M.; He, W.; Hua, Y.; Xie, X.; Chen, S.; Zhou, L.; Zhang, Y.; Hou, Y.; Lin, S.; Xia, H.;* Zheng, J.; Hou, X.* Alternative photothermal/electrothermal hierarchical membrane for hypersaline water treatment. SusMat 2022, 2, 679-688.[Link](Wang, He, Hua and Xie contributed equally to this work.)

137. Cui, F.-H.; Li, Q.; Gao, L.-H.; Ruan, K.; Ma, K.; Chen, S.; Lu, Z.; Fei, J.; Lin, Y.-M.;* Xia, H.* Condensed Osmaquinolines with NIR-II Absorption Synthesized by Aryl C-H Annulation and Aromatization. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2022, 134, e202211734.[Link]

136. Liu, H.; Lu, Z.; Zhang, W.; Wang, J.; Lu, Z.; Dai, Q.; Qi, X.; Shi, Y.; Hua, Y.; Chen, R.; Shi, T.;* Xia, H.;* Wang, H. L.* Anchoring Vertical Dipole to Enable Efficient Charge Extraction for High‐Performance Perovskite Solar Cells. Adv. Sci. 2022, 2203640.[Link]

135. Huang, F.; Yan, Z.; Zheng, X.; Cai, Y.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* One-pot Synthesis of High-Strained Metal Vinylidene and Metal Carbyne. Chem. - Eur. J. 2022, 28e202201229.[Link]

134. Chen, S.; Peng, L.; Liu, Y.; Gao, X.; Zhang, Y.; Tang, C.; Zhai, Z.; Yang, L.; Wu, W.; He, X.; Liu, L. L.; He, F.; Xia, H.* Conjugated polymers based on metalla-aromatic building blocks. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 2022, 119, e2203701119.[Link]

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133. Lu, N.; Deng, Z.; Gao, J.; Liang, C.; Xia, H.;* Zhang, P.* An osmium-peroxo complex for photoactive therapy of hypoxic tumors. Nat. Commun. 2022, 13, 2245.[Link](Lu and Deng contributed equally to this work.)

132. Yang, L.; Zhao, H.; Xie, Y.; Ouyang, P.; Ruan, Y.; Chen, J.; Weng, W.; He, X.;* Xia, H.* Optically reconfigurable shape memory metallo-polymer mediated by a carbolong complex and radically exchangeable covalent bond. Polym. Chem. 2022, 13, 1844-1851.[Link](Yang and Zhao contributed equally to this work.)

131. Cui, F.-H.; Hua, Y.; Lin, Y.-M.;* Fei, J.; Gao, L.-H.; Zhao, X.; Xia, H.* Selective Difunctionalization of Unactivated Aliphatic Alkenes Enabled by a Metal-Metallaaromatic Catalytic System. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 2301–2310.[Link](Cui and Hua contributed equally to this work.)


2021
 

130. Wang, H.; Lin, Y. M.;* Chen, S.; Ruan, Y.; Xia, H.* Metallacycle Expansion and Annulation: Access to Tetrazolo‐Fused Osmacycles by Reaction of Cyclic Osmium Carbyne with Sodium Azide. Chin. J. Chem. 2021, 39, 3435-3442.[Link]

129. Cai, Y.; Hua, Y.; Lu, Z.; Lan, Q.; Lin, Z.; Fei, J.; Chen, Z.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* Electrophilic aromatic substitution reactions of compounds with Craig-Mobius aromaticity. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 2021, 118, e2102310118.[Link](Cai and Hua contributed equally to this work.)
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128. Tang, C.; Zhao, Y.; Wu, J.; Chen, Z.; Liu, L. L.; Tan, Y. Z.; Zhu, J.;* Xia, H.* Releasing Antiaromaticity in Metal-Bridgehead Naphthalene. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 15587–15592.[Link]
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127. Li, J.; Lu, Z.; Hua, Y.; Chen, D.;* Xia, H.* Carbolong chemistry: nucleophilic aromatic substitution of a triflate functionalized iridapentalene. Chem. Commun. 2021, 57, 8464-8467.[Link]

126. Tang, C.; Huang, L.; Sangtarash, S.; Noori, M.; Sadeghi, H.;* Xia, H.;* Hong, W.* Reversible Switching between Destructive and Constructive Quantum Interference Using Atomically Precise Chemical Gating of Single-Molecule Junctions. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 25, 9385–9392.[Link](Tang, Huang and Sangtarash contributed equally to this work.)

125. Liu, L.; Chen, S.; Qu, Y.; Gao, X.; Han, L.; Lin, Z.; Yang, L.; Wang, W.; Zheng, N.; Liang, Y.; Tan, Y.;* Xia, H.;* He, F.* Nanographene-Osmapentalyne Complexes as a Cathode Interlayer in Organic Solar Cells Enhance Efficiency over 18%. Adv. Mater. 2021, 33, 2101279.[Link](Liu and Chen contributed equally to this work.)

124. Lin, J.; Luo, M.; Xia, H. The reactivities of novel rhodium CCC-type pincer complexes. Chin. Sci. Bull. 2021, 66, 3333-3341.[Link]

123. Wang, J.;† Li, J.;† Zhou, Y.;† Yu, C.; Hua, Y.; Yu, Y.; Li, R.; Lin, X.; Chen, R.; Wu, H.; Xia, H.;* Wang, H. L.* Tuning an Electrode Work Function Using Organometallic Complexes in Inverted Perovskite Solar Cells. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021143, 7759-7768.[Link](Wang, Li and Zhou contributed equally to this work.)
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122. Wang, H.; Ruan, Y.; Lin, Y.-M.;* Xia, H.* Direct Amidation of Metallaaromatics: Access to N-functionalized Osmapentalynes via a 1,5-Bromoamidated Intermediate. Chem. Sci. 2021, 12, 6315-6322.[Link]
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121. Luo, M.; Cai, Y.; Lin, X.; Long, L.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* Synthesis, Characterization and Reactivity of Metalla-chalcogenirenium Compounds. Chin. J. Chem. 2021, 39, 1558-1564.[Link](Luo and Cai contributed equally to this work.)

120. Li J.; Zhuo Q.; Zhuo K.; Chen D.;* Xia H.* Synthesis and Reactivity Studies of Irida-carbolong Complexes. Acta Chimica Sinica 2021, 79, 71-80.[Link]

2020
 

119. Chen, D.; Hua, Y.; Xia, H.* Metallaaromatic Chemistry: History and Development. Chem. Rev. 2020, 120, 12994-13086.[Link]

118. Leung, A.; Kang, J.; Cai, Y.; Chang, W.; Liu, K.; Xia, H.; Wang, X.* Competition between Ring-Closing Migratory Insertion Polymerization and Monomer Cyclization. Organometallics 2020, 39, 2991-2997.[Link]

117. Huang, F.; Zheng, X.; Lin, X.; Ding, L.; Zhuo, Q.; Wen, T. B.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* Extension of the Simmons–Smith Reaction to Metal-carbynes: Efficient Synthesis of Metallacyclopropenes with σ-Aromaticity. Chem. Sci. 2020, 11, 10159-10166.[Link]

116. Chen, S.;Liu, L.;Gao, X.; Hua, Y.; Peng, L.; Zhang, Y.; Yang, L.; Tan, Y.; He, F.;* Xia, H.* Addition of Alkynes and Osmium Carbynes towards Functionalized dπpπ Conjugated Systems. Nat. Commun. 2020, 11, 4651.[Link](Chen and Liu contributed equally to this work.)

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115. Deng, Z.;† Wu, P.;Cai, Y.; Sui, Y.; Chen, Z.; Zhang, H.; Wang, B.;* Xia, H.* Dioxygen Activation by Internally Aromatic Metallacycle: Crystallographic Structure and Mechanistic Investigations. iScience 2020, 23, 101379.[Link](Deng and Wu contributed equally to this work.)

114. Tang, C.; Tang, Y.; Ye, Y.; Yan, Z.; Chen, Z.; Chen, L.; Zhang, L.; Liu, J.; Shi, J.; Xia, H.;* Hong, W.* Identifying the Conformational Isomers of Single-Molecule Cyclohexane at Room Temperature. Chem 2020, 6, 2770-2781.[Link]  

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113. Lin, J.; Xu, Q.; Lin, X.; Hua, Y.; Chen, D.; Ruan, Y.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* The First OCCCO Pentadentate Chelates: Osmium Mediated Stepwise Oxidations of Terminal Alkynes by Pyridine N‐Oxide. Chin. J. Chem. 2020, 38,1273-1279.[Link]

112. Luo, M.; Hua, Y.; Zhuo, K.; Long, L.; Lin, X.; Deng, Z.; Lin, Z.; Zhang, H.; Chen, D.; Xia, H.* Carbolong Chemistry: Planar CCCCX-Type (X = N, O, S) Pentadentate Chelates by Formal [3+1] Cycloadditions of Metalla-Azirines with Terminal Alkynes. CCS Chemistry 2020, 2, 758-763. [Link]
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111. Luo, M.; Sui, Y.; Lin, X.; Zhu, C.; Yan, Z.; Ruan, Y.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* [3+2] Cycloaddition Reaction of Metallacyclopropene with Nitrosonium Ion: Isolation of Aromatic Metallaisoxazole. Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 6806-6809.[Link]

110. Tang, C.; Zheng, J.; Ye, Y.; Liu, J.; Chen, L.; Yan, Z.; Chen, Z.; Chen, L.; Huang, X.; Bai, J.; Chen, Z.; Shi, J.; Xia, H.;* Hong, W.* Electric-Field-Induced Connectivity Switching in Single-Molecule Junctions. iScience 2020, 23, 100770.[Link]

109. Chen, Y.;† Yang, L.;† Zheng, W.; Ouyang, P.; Zhang, H.; Ruan, Y.; Weng, W.;* He, X.;* Xia, H.* Dynamic Polymer Network System Mediated by Radically Exchangeable Covalent Bond and Carbolong Complex. ACS Macro Lett. 2020, 9, 344-349.[Link](Chen and Yang contributed equally to this work.)
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108. Lu, Z.;† Zhu, Q.;† Cai, Y.; Chen, Z.; Zhuo, K.; Zhu, J.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* Access to Tetracyclic Aromatics with Bridgehead Metals via Metalla-click Reactions. Sci. Adv. 2020, 6, eaay2535.[Link](Lu and Zhu contributed equally to this work.)
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2019
 

107. Meng, S.; Zhang, M.; Yao, M.;* Qiu, Z.; Hong, Y.; Lan, W.; Xia, H.; Jin, X. Membrane Fouling and Performance of Flat Ceramic Membranes in the Application of Drinking Water Purification. Water 2019, 11, 2606.[Link]

106. Zhuo, Q.;Zhang, H.;Ding, L.; Lin, J.; Zhou, X.; Hua, Y.; Zhu, J.; Xia, H.* Rhodapentalenes: Pincer Complexes with Internal Aromaticity. iScience 2019, 19, 1214-1224.[Link](Zhuo and Zhang contributed equally to this work.)

105. Luo, M.; Deng, Z.; Ruan, Y.; Cai, Y.; Zhuo, K.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H. Reactions of Metallacyclopentadiene with Terminal Alkynes: Isolation and Characterization of Metallafulvenallene Complexes. Organometallics 2019, 38, 3053-3059.[Link](ACS Editors’ Choice)

104. Huang, X.;Tang, C.;Li, J.;Chen, L.-C.;Zheng, J.; Zhang, P.; Le, J.; Li, R.; Li, X.; Liu, J.;* Yang, Y.; Shi, J.; Chen, Z.; Bai, M.; Zhang, H. L.; Xia, H.; Cheng, J.;* Tian, Z. Q.; Hong, W.* Electric Field-induced Selective Catalysis of Single-Molecule Reaction. Sci. Adv. 2019, 5, eaaw3072.[Link](Huang, Tang, Li and Chen contributed equally to this work.)

103. Tang, C.; Chen, L.; Zhang, L.; Chen, Z.; Li, G.; Yan, Z.; Lin, L.; Liu, J.; Huang, L.; Ye, Y.; Hua, Y.; Shi, J.; Xia, H.;* Hong, W.* Multicenter-Bond-Based Quantum Interference in Charge Transport Through Single-Molecule Carborane Junctions. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 10601-10605.[Link]

102. Chen, Z.;Chen, L.;Liu, J.; Li, R.; Tang, C.; Hua, Y.; Chen, L.; Shi, J.; Yang, Y.; Liu, J.; Zheng, J.; Chen, L.; Cao, J.; Chen, H.; Xia, H.;* Hong, W.* Modularized Tuning of Charge Transport through Highly Twisted and Localized Single-Molecule Junctions. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2019, 10, 3453-3458.[Link](Chen, Z.; and Chen, L. contributed equally to this work.)

101. Wu, F.; Huang, W.; Zhuo, K.; Hua, Y.; Lin, J.; He, G.;* Chen, J.; Nie, L.;* Xia, H.* Carbolong Complexes as Photothermal Materials. Chin. J. Org. Chem. 2019, 39, 1743-1752.[Link]

100. Deng, Z.; Zhu, C.; Hua, Y.; He, G.; Guo, Y.; Lu, R.; Cao, X.; Chen, J.;* Xia, H.* Synthesis and Characterization of Metallapentalenoxazetes from the [2+2] Cycloaddition of Metallapentalynes with Nitrosoarenes. Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 6237-6240.[Link]

99. Lin, J.; Ding, L.; Zhuo, Q.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* Formal [2+2+2] Cycloaddition Reaction of a Metal–Carbyne Complex with Nitriles: Synthesis of a Metallapyrazine Complex. Organometallics 2019, 25, 5077-5085.[Link]

98. Zhou, X.; Pang, X.; Nie, L.; Zhu, C.; Zhuo, K.; Zhuo, Q.; Chen, Z.; Liu, G.; Zhang, H.;* Lin, Z.; Xia, H. Successive Modification of Polydentate Complexes Gives Access to Planar Carbon- and Nitrogen-based Ligands. Nat. Commun. 2019, 10, 1488.[Link]
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97. Li, J.; Lin, Y. M.;* Zhang, H.; Chen, Y.; Lin, Z.; Xia, H.* Access to Metal-Bridged Osmathiazine Derivatives by a Formal [4+2] Cyclization. Chem. - Eur. J. 2019, 25, 5077-5085.[Link]

96. Zhang, H.;Zhao, H.;Zhuo, K.; Hua, Y.; Chen, J.; He, X.;* Weng, W.;* Xia, H.* "Carbolong" Polymers with Near Infrared Triggered, Spatially Resolved and Rapid Self-Healing Properties. Polym. Chem. 2019, 10, 386-394.[Link](†Zhang and Zhao contributed equally to this work.)



2018
 

95. Li, J.; Kang, H.; Zhuo, K.; Zhuo, Q.; Zhang, H.; Lin, Y.-M.;* Xia, H.* Alternation of Metal-Bridged Metallacycle Skeletons: From Ruthenapentalyne to Ruthenapentalene and Ruthenaindene Derivative. Chin. J. Chem. 2018, 36, 1156-1160.[Link]

94. Chen, Z.;Wang, T.;Sun, T.; Chen, Z.; Sheng, T.; Hong, Y.-H.; Nan, Z.-A.; Zhu, J.; Zhou, Z.-Y.;* Xia, H.;* Sun, S.-G. Nickel Complexes with Non-innocent Ligands as Highly Active Electrocatalysts for Hydrogen Evolution. Chin. J. Chem. 2018, 36, 1161-1164.[Link](†Chen and Wang contributed equally to this work.)

93. Lu, Z.;Lin, Q.;Cai, Y.; Chen, S.; Chen, J.;* Wu, W.; He, X.;* Xia, H.* Cylindrical Nir-Responsive Metallopolymer Containing Möbius Metalla-Aromatics. ACS Macro Lett. 2018, 7, 1034-1038.[Link](†Lu and Lin contributed equally to this work.)

92. Hua, Y.; Lan, Q.; Fei, J.; Tang, C.; Lin, J.; Zha, H.; Chen, S.; Lu, Y.; Chen, J.;* He, X.;* Xia, H. Metallapentalenofuran: Shifting Metallafuran Rings Promoted by Substituent Effects. Chem. - Eur. J. 2018, 24, 14531-14538.[Link]

91. Zhuo, Q.;† Zhang, H.;† Hua, Y.; Kang, H.; Zhou, X.; Lin, X.; Chen, Z.; Lin, J.; Zhuo, K.; Xia, H.* Constraint of a Ruthenium-Carbon Triple Bond to a Five-Membered Ring. Sci. Adv. 2018, 4 (6), eaat0336.[Link](†Zhuo and Zhang contributed equally to this work.)

90. Zhu, C.; Xia, H.* Carbolong Chemistry: A Story of Carbon Chain Ligands and Transition Metals. Acc. Chem. Res. 2018, 51, 1691-1700.[Link]

89. Zhou, X.; Li, Y.; Shao, Y.; Hua, Y.; Zhang, H.; Lin, Y.-M.;* Xia, H.* Reactions of Cyclic Osmacarbyne with Coinage Metal Complexes. Organometallics 2018, 37, 1788-1794.[Link]

88. Lin, Q.;Li, S.;Lin, J.;Chen, M.; Lu, Z.; Tang, C.; Chen, Z.; He, X.; Chen, J.;* Xia, H.* Synthesis and Characterization of Photothermal Osmium Carbolong Complexes. Chem. - Eur. J. 2018, 24, 8375-8381.[Link](Lin, Q., Li, S. and Lin, J. contributed equally to this work.)

87. Zhou, X.; Huang, F.; Tang, C.; Zhuo, Q.; Chen, Z.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H. A Missing Member of Conjugated N-Heterocycles: Realizing Pyrido[1,2-α]azepine by Reacting Ruthenium Alkenylcarbene Complex with Alkyne. Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 4009-4012.[Link]

86. Wang, T.;Chen, Z.-X.;Chen, Y.-G.; Yang, L.-J.;* Yang, X.-D.; Ye, J.-Y.; Xia, H.-P.; Zhou, Z.-Y.;* Sun, S.-G. Identifying the Active Site of N-Doped Graphene for Oxygen Reduction by Selective Chemical Modification. ACS Energy Lett. 2018, 3, 986-991.[Link](Wang and Chen contributed equally to this work.)

85. Wang, T.;Chen, Z.-X.;Yu, S.; Sheng, T.; Ma, H.-B.; Chen, L.-N.; Rauf, M.; Xia, H.-P.; Zhou, Z.-Y.;* Sun, S.-G. Constructing Canopy-Shaped Molecular Architectures to Create Local Pt Surface Sites with High Tolerance to H2S and CO for Hydrogen Electrooxidation. Energy Environ. Sci. 2018, 11, 166-171.[Link](Wang and Chen contributed equally to this work.)

84. Lu, Z.; Cai, Y.; Wei, Y; Lin, Q.; Chen, J.;* He, X.; Li, S.; Wu, W.; Xia, H.* Photothermal Möbius Aromatic Metallapentalenofuran and Its NIR-Responsive Copolymer. Polym. Chem. 2018, 9, 2092-2100. (Cover Paper) [Link]
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83. Chen, J.;* Lin, Q.; Li, S.; Lu, Z; Lin, J.; Chen, Z.; Xia, H.* Synthesis and Characterization of an Osmapentalene Derivative Containing a β-Agostic Os···H–C(sp3) Interaction. Organometallics 2018, 37, 618-623.[Link]

82. Zhu, C.; Zhu, J.; Zhou, X.; Zhu, Q.; Yang, Y.; Wen, T. B.; Xia, H.* Isolation of an Eleven‐Atom Polydentate Carbon‐Chain Chelate Obtained by Cycloaddition of a Cyclic Osmium Carbyne with an Alkyne. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 3154-3157. (VIP Paper) [Link]

81. Zhou, X.; Zhang, H.* Reactions of Metal-Carbon Bonds within Six-Membered Metallaaromatic Rings. Chem. - Eur. J. 2018, 24, 8962-8973.[Link]

80. Hua, Y.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* Aromaticity: History and Development. Chin. J. Org. Chem. 2018, 38, 11-28.[Link]

79. Wang, H.;† Zhou, X.;† Xia, H.* Metallaaromatics Containing Main‐Group Heteroatoms. Chin. J. Chem. 2018, 36, 93-105.[Link](†Wang and Zhou contributed equally to this work.)

78. Zhou, X.; Wu, J.; Hao, Y.; Zhu, C.; Zhuo, Q.; Xia, H.;* Zhu, J.* Rational Design and Synthesis of Unsaturated Se-Containing Osmacycles with σ-Aromaticity. Chem. - Eur. J. 2018, 24, 2389-2395. (Cover Paper) [Link]
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77. Yang, C.;Lin, G.;Zhu, C.; Pang, X.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, X.; Li, X.; Wang, B.;* Xia, H.;* Liu, G.* Metalla-Aromatic Loaded Magnetic Nanoparticles for MRI/Photoacoustic Imaging-Guided Cancer Phototherapy. J. Mater. Chem. B 2018, 6, 2528-2535. (Frontispiece Paper) [Link](Yang, Lin and Zhu contributed equally to this work.)


2017
 


76. Huang, J.; Zhou, X.; Zhao, Q.; Li, S.; Xia, H.* Synthesis, Characterization and Electrochemical Properties of 4,5-Diazafluoren-9-yl or Fluoren-9-yl Terminated Homobimetallic Ruthenium and Osmium Allenylidene, Alkynyl-Allenylidene Complexes. Chin. J. Chem. 2017, 35, 420-428.[Link]

75. Zhuo, Q.; Lin, J.; Hua, Y.; Zhou, X.; Shao, Y.; Chen, S.; Chen, Z.; Zhu, J.; Zhang, H.; Xia, H.* Multiyne Chains Chelating Osmium via Three Metalcarbon σ Bonds. Nat. Commun. 2017, 8, 1912.[Link]
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74. Huang, Z.-A.; Lan, Q.; Hua, Y.; Chen, Z.; Zhang, H.;* Lin, Z.; Xia, H. Color-Tuning Strategy for Iridapolycycles [(N∧N)Ir(CC)ClPPh3]+ by the Synergistic Modifications on Both the CC and NN Units. Organometallics 2017, 36, 4802–4809.[Link]

73. Long, L.; Zhou, X.; Wang, T.; Chen, Z.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* Synthesis of Imidazopyridinium-Fused Metallacycloallene via One-Pot Reaction of η2-Alkynol-Coordinated Osmacycle with 2-Aminopyridine. Organometallics 2017, 36, 4184−4190.[Link]

72. Li, R.;Lu, Z.; Cai, Y.; Jiang, F.; Tang, C.; Chen, Z.; Zheng, J.; Pi, J.; Zhang, R.; Liu, J.; Chen, Z.; Yang, Y.; Shi, J.; Hong, W.;* Xia, H.* Switching of Charge Transport Pathways via Delocalization Changes in Single-Molecule Metallacycles Junctions. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 14344-14347. (Inside Cover Paper) [Link](Li and Lu contributed equally to this work.)


71. He, X.;* He, X.; Li, S.; Zhuo, K.; Qin, W.; Dong, S.; Chen, J.; Ren, L.; Liu, G.; Xia, H.* Amphipathic Metal-containing Macromolecules with Photothermal Properties. Polym. Chem. 2017, 8, 3674-3678. (Inside Cover Paper)[Link]

70. Zhu, C.; Wu, J.; Li, S.; Yang, Y.; Zhu, J.; Lu, X.; Xia, H.* Synthesis and Characterization of a Metallacyclic Framework with Three Fused Five-Membered Rings. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 9067-9071.[Link]

69. Lu, Z.; Chen, J.; Xia, H.* Synthesis of Olefinic Carbolong Complexes. Chin. J. Org. Chem. 2017, 37, 1181-1188.[Link]

68. Lu, Z.;Zhu, C.; Cai, Y.; Zhu, J.; Hua, Y.; Chen, Z.; Chen, J.;* Xia, H.* Metallapentalenofurans and Lactone-Fused Metallapentalynes. Chem. - Eur. J. 2017, 23, 6426-6431.[Link](Lu and Zhu contributed equally to this work.)

67. Luo, M.; Long, L.; Zhang, H.;* Yang, Y.; Hua, Y.; Liu, G.; Lin, Z.;* Xia, H.* Reactions of Isocyanides with Metal Carbyne Complexes: Isolation and Characterization of Metallacyclopropenimine Intermediates. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017,139, 1822-1825.[Link]


66. Zhu, Q.; Zhu, C.; Deng, Z.; He, G.;* Chen, J.; Zhu, J.; Xia, H.* Synthesis and Characterization of Osmium Polycyclic Aromatic Complexes via Nucleophilic Reactions of Osmapentalyne. Chin. J. Chem. 2017, 35, 628-634.[Link]


2016
 

65. Zhu, C.;Yang, C.; Wang, Y.; Lin, G.; Yang, Y.; Wang, X.; Zhu, J.; Chen, X.; Lu, X.;* Liu, G.;* Xia, H.* CCCCC Pentadentate Chelates with Planar Möbius Aromaticity and Unique Properties. Sci. Adv. 2016, 2, e1601031.[Link](Zhu and Yang contributed equally to this work.)
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64. Chen, J.;Huang, Z.-A.; Lu, Z.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* Synthesis of Cyclic Vinylidene Complexes and Azavinylidene Complexes by Formal [4+2] Cyclization Reactions. Chem. - Eur. J. 2016, 22, 5363-5375.[Link](Chen and Huang contributed equally to this work.)

63. Zhuo, Q.; Zhou, X.; Kang, H.; Chen, Z.; Yang, Y.; Han, F.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* Synthesis of Fused Metallaaromatics via Intramolecular C−H Activation of Thiophenes. Organometallics 2016, 35, 1497-1504.[Link]

62. Zhuo, Q.;Chen, Z.; Yang, Y.; Zhou, X.; Han, F.; Zhu, J.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* Synthesis of Aromatic Ruthenabenzothiophenes via C–H Activation of Thiophenes. Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 913-917.[Link](Zhuo and Chen contributed equally to this work.)

61. Luo, M.; Zhu, C.; Chen, L.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* Halogenation of Carbyne Complexes: Isolation of Unsaturated Metallaiodirenium Ion and Metallabromirenium Ion. Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 1815-1818.[Link]


2015
 

60. Xu, H.;Huang, Z.-A.; Guo, X.; Yang, Y.; Hua, Y.; Cao, Z.; Li, S.;* Xia, H.* Sequential Construction Strategy for Rational Design of Luminescent Iridacycles. Organometallics 2015, 34, 4229-4237.[Link](Xu and Huang contributed equally to this work.)

59. Zhou, X.; He, X.; Lin, J.; Zhuo, Q.; Chen, Z.; Zhang, H.;* Wang, J.; Xia, H.* Reactions of Osmium Hydrido Alkenylcarbyne with Allenoates: Insertion and [3 + 2] Annulation. Organometallics 2015, 34, 1742-1750.[Link]

58. Zhu, C.; Yang, Y.; Wu, J.; Luo, M.; Fan, J.; Zhu, J.;* Xia, H.* Five-Membered Cyclic Metal Carbyne: Synthesis of Osmapentalynes by the Reactions of Osmapentalene with Allene, Alkyne, and Alkene. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 7189-7192.[Link]


57. Wang, T.; Han, F.; Huang, H.; Li, J.; Zhang, H.;* Zhu, J.; Lin, Z.;* Xia, H.* Synthesis of Aromatic Aza-metallapentalenes from Metallabenzene via Sequential Ring Contraction/Annulation. Sci. Rep. 2015, 5, 9584.[Link]

56. Wei, Y.; Zhou, X.; Hong, G.; Chen, Z.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* Reactions of Osmapyridinium with Terminal Alkynes. Org. Chem. Front. 2015, 2, 560-568.[Link]

55. Zhu, C.; Yang, Y.; Luo, M.; Yang, C.; Wu, J.; Chen, L.; Liu, G.; Wen, T.; Zhu, J.;* Xia, H.* Stabilizing Two Classical Antiaromatic Frameworks: Demonstration of Photoacoustic Imaging and the Photothermal Effect in Metalla-aromatics. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 6181-6185.[Link]
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54. Xu, H.; Xu, Y.; Pang, X.; He, Y.; Jung, J.; Xia, H.;* Lin, Z.* A General Route to Nanocrystal Kebabs Periodically Assembled on Stretched Flexible Polymer Shish. Sci. Adv. 2015, 1, e1500025.[Link]
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53. Xu, H.; Pang, X.; He, Y.; He, M.; Jung, J.; Xia, H.;* Lin, Z.* An Unconventional Route to Monodisperse and Intimately Contacted Semiconducting Organic–Inorganic Nanocomposites. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 4636-4640.(Inside Cover)[Link]
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52. Zhu, C.; Zhou, X.; Xing, H.; An, K.; Zhu, J.;* Xia, H.* σ-Aromaticity in an Unsaturated Ring: Osmapentalene Derivatives Containing a Metallacyclopropene Unit. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 3102-3106.[Link]

51. Han, F.; Li, J.; Zhang, H.;* Wang, T.; Lin, Z.;* Xia, H.* Reactions of Osmabenzene with Silver/Copper Acetylides: From Metallabenzene to Benzene. Chem. - Eur. J. 2015, 21, 565-567.[Link]

50. Chen, J.;Huang, Z.-A.; Hua, Y.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H. Synthesis of Five-Membered Osmacycles with Osmium–Vinyl Bonds from Hydrido Alkenylcarbyne Complexes. Organometallics 2015, 34, 340-347.[Link](Chen and Huang contributed equally to this work.)

49. Lin, Z.;* Zhu, C.; Xia, H. HRMS Studies on the Fragmentation Pathways of Metallapentalyne. Spectrochim. Acta, Part A 2015, 136, 906-910.[Link]



2014
 


48. Wang, X.; Zhu, C.; Xia, H.;* Zhu, J.* Theoretical Study on the Stability and Aromaticity of Metallasilapentalynes. Organometallics 2014, 33, 1845-1850.[Link]

47. Han, F.; Wang, T.; Li, J.; Zhang, H.; Zhang, L.; He, X.;* Xia, H.* Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity of an Osmacyclopentene Complex. Organometallics 2014, 33, 5301-5307.[Link]

46. Zhang, H.;* Lin, R.; Li, J.; Zhu, J.; Xia, H. Interconversion between Ruthenacyclohexadiene and Ruthenabenzene: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study. Organometallics 2014, 33, 5606-5609.[Link]

45. Zhou, X.; Zhang, C.; Lin, Y.; He, X.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, J.; Xia, H.* 1,2-Migration in the Reactions of Ruthenium Vinylcarbene with Propargyl Alcohols. Org. Chem. Front. 2014, 1, 1077-1082.[Link]

44. Zhuo, Q.; Wang, T.; Zhou, X.; Zhang, H.* Progresses of Ring Expansion Reaction of Small Transitional Metallacyclic Compounds. Chin. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 34, 1471-1486.[Link]

43. Han, F.; Wang, T.; Li, J.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* m-Metallaphenol: Synthesis and Reactivity Studies. Chem. - Eur. J. 2014, 20, 4363-4372.(Cover Paper)[Link]
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42. Zhu, C.; Zhu, Q.; Fan, J.; Zhu, J.; He, X.; Cao, X.-Y.;* Xia, H.* A Metal-Bridged Tricyclic Aromatic System: Synthesis of Osmium Polycyclic Aromatic Complexes. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2014,53, 6232-6236.[Link]

41. Zhu, C.; Luo, M.; Zhu, Q.; Zhu, J.;* Schleyer, P. v. R.; Wu, J. I.-C.; Lu, X.; Xia, H.* Planar Möbius Aromatic Pentalenes Incorporating 16 and 18 Valence Electron Osmiums. Nat. Commun. 2014, 5, 3265.[Link]


40. Cao, X.-Y.; Zhao, Q.; Lin, Z.;* Xia, H.* The Chemistry of Aromatic Osmacycles. Acc. Chem. Res. 2014, 47, 341-354.[Link]


2013
 


39. Zhang, C.; Zhang, H.; Wei, A.; He, X.;* Xia, H.* Synthesis of Ruthena-polycyclic Complexes by Ruthenium-Vinylcarbene Complex. Acta Chim. Sinica 2013, 71, 1373-1378.[Link]

38. Xie, H.; Zhang, H.; Lin, Z.* DFT Studies on the Palladium-Catalyzed Dearomatization Reaction between Chloromethylnaphthalene and the Cyclic Amine Morpholine. Organometallics 2013, 32, 2336-2343.[Link]

37. Xie, H.; Zhang, H.; Lin, Z.* DFT Studies on the Mechanisms of Palladium-Catalyzed Intramolecular Arylation of a Silyl C(sp3)–H Bond. New J. Chem. 2013, 37, 2856-2861.[Link]

36. Wang, T.; Zhu, J.; Han, F.; Zhou, C.; Chen, H.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* Synthesis of Five‐Membered Osmacycloallenes and Conversion into Six‐Membered Osmacycloallenes. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 13361-13364.[Link]


35. Wang, T.;Zhang, H.;Han, F.; Long, L.; Lin, Z.;* Xia, H.* Key Intermediates of Iodine-Mediated Electrophilic Cyclization: Isolation and Characterization. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 9251-9255.[Link](†Wang and Zhang contributed equally to this work.)


34. Zhu, C.; Li, S.; Luo, M.; Zhou, X.; Niu, Y.; Lin, M.; Zhu, J.;* Cao, Z.; Lu, X.; Wen, T.; Xie, Z.; Schleyer, P. v. R.; Xia, H.* Stabilization of Anti-aromatic and Strained Five-Membered Rings with a Transition Metal. Nat. Chem. 2013, 5, 698–703.[Link]
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33. Chen, J.; Zhang, C.; Xie, T.; Wen, T. B.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* Conversion of a Hydrido–Butenylcarbyne Complex to η2-Allene-Coordinated Complexes and Metallabenzenes. Organometallics 2013, 32, 3993-4001.[Link]

32. Zhang, C.; Zhang, H.; Zhang, L.; Wen, T. B.; He, X.;* Xia, H.* Mechanistic Study of Indolizine Heterocycle Formation by Ruthenium(II)-Assisted Three-Component Cross-Coupling/Cyclization. Organometallics 2013, 32, 3738-3743.[Link]

31. Wang, T.;Zhang, H.;Han, F.; Long, L.; Lin, Z.;* Xia, H.* cine-Substitution Reactions of Metallabenzenes: An Experimental and Computational Study. Chem. - Eur. J. 2013, 19, 10982-10991.[Link](†Wang and Zhang contributed equally to this work.)

30. Niu, Y.; Han, F.; Zhang, Q.; Xie, T.; Lu, L.; Li, S.;* Xia, H.* Off/On Fluorescent Chemosensors for Organotin Halides Based on Binuclear Ruthenium Complexes. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 5599-5603.[Link]


29. Zhu, C.; Cao, X.;* Xia, H.* Double Stabilization of Highly Strained Six-Membered Rings by Phosphonium and Transition Metal. Chin. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 33, 657-662.Invited and Cover Paper)[Link]

28. Zhao, Q.; Cao, X.-Y.;* Wen, T. B.; Xia, H.* From Osmium Hydrido Vinylidene to Osmacycles: The Key Role of Osmabutadiene Intermediates. Chem. - Asian J. 2013, 8, 269-275.[Link]



2012
 


27. Wang, T.;Zhang, H.;Han, F.; Lin, R.; Lin, Z.;* Xia, H.* Synthesis and Characterization of a Metallapyridyne Complex. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 9838-9841.[Link](†Wang and Zhang contributed equally to this work.)

26. Zhao, Q.; Zhu, J.; Huang, Z.-A.; Cao, X.-Y.;* Xia, H.* Conversions of Osmabenzyne and Isoosmabenzene. Chem. - Eur. J. 2012, 18, 11597-11603. (Inside Cover Paper)[Link]

25. Lin, R.; Zhao, J.; Chen, H.; Zhang, H.;* Xia, H.* Interconversion of Metallabenzenes and Cyclic η2-Allene-Coordinated Complexes. Chem. - Asian J. 2012, 7, 1915-1924.[Link]


2011
 

24. Zhao, Q.; Gong, L.; Xu, C.; Zhu, J.;* He, X.; Xia, H.* Stable Iso-osmabenzenes from a Formal [3+3] Cycloaddition Reaction of Metal Vinylidene with Alkynols. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 1354–1358.[Link]

23. Lin, R.; Zhang, H.;* Li, S.; Wang, J.; Xia, H.* New Highly Stable Metallabenzenes via Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitution Reaction. Chem. - Eur. J. 2011, 17, 4223–4231. (Inside Cover Paper)[Link]

22. Lin, R.; Zhang, H.; Li, S.;* Chen, L.; Zhang, W.; Wen, T. B.; Zhang, H.; Xia, H.* pH-Switchable Inversion of the Metal-Centered Chirality of Metallabenzenes: Opposite Stereodynamics in Reactions of Ruthenabenzene with L- and D-Cysteine. Chem. - Eur. J. 2011, 17, 2420–2427.[Link]
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2010前
 

21. Zhang, H.;* Lin, R.; Hong, G.; Wang, T.; Wen, T. B.; Xia, H.* Nucleophilic Aromatic Addition Reactions of the Metallabenzenes and Metallapyridinium: Attacking Aromatic Metallacycles with Bis(diphenylphosphino)methane to Form Metallacyclohexadienes and Cyclic η2-Allene-Coordinated Complexes. Chem. - Eur. J. 2010, 16, 6999–7007.[Link]

20. He, X.; Gong, L.; Kräling, K.; Gründler, K.; Frias, C.; Webster, R. D.; Meggers, E.;* Prokop, A.;* Xia, H.* Unusual η2-Allene Osmacycle with Apoptotic Properties, ChemBioChem 2010, 11, 1607-1613.[Link]

19. Zhang, H.;* Lin, R.; Luo, M.; Xia, H.* Synthesis and Characterization of Stable Osmafuran Starting from HC≡CCH(OH)C≡CH and OsHCl(CO)(PPh3)3. Sci. China: Chem. 2010, 53, 1978–1981.[Link]

18. He, X.-M.;* Liu, Q.; Gong, L.; Lin, Y.; Wen, T. B.* Synthesis of an Osmafuran from Photochemical Hydrolysis of OsCl2(CH=C(PPh3)C(O)-η2-CH=CH2)(PPh3)2. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 2010, 13, 342–345.[Link]

17. Huang, J.; Lin, R.; Wu, L.; Zhao, Q.; Zhu, C.; Wen, T. B.;* Xia, H.* Synthesis, Characterization, and Electrochemical Properties of Bisosmabenzenes Bridged by Diisocyanides. Organometallics 2010, 29, 2916–2925.[Link]

16. Lin, Y.; Xu, H.; Gong, L.; Wen, T. B.; He, X.-M.;* Xia, H.* C-H Bond Activation and Subsequent C(sp(2))-C(sp(3)) Bond Formation: Coupling of Bromomethyl and Triphenylphosphine in an Iridium Complex. Organometallics 2010, 29, 2904–2910.[Link]

15. Liu, B.; Wang, H.; Xie, H.; Zeng, B.; Chen, J.; Tao, J.; Wen, T. B.; Cao, Z.; Xia, H.* Osmapyridine and Osmapyridinium from a Formal [4+2] Cycloaddition Reaction. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 5430–5434. (VIP and Frontispiece Paper )[Link]
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14. Wang, T.; Li, S.; Zhang, H.; Lin, R.; Han, F.; Lin, Y.; Wen, T. B.; Xia, H.* Annulation of Metallabenzenes: From Osmabenzene to Osmabenzothiazole to Osmabenzoxazole. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 6453–6456.[Link]


13. Liu, B.; Xie, H.; Wang, H.; Wu, L.; Zhao, Q.; Chen, J.; Wen, T. B.; Cao, Z.;* Xia, H.* Selective Synthesis of Osmanaphthalene and Osmanaphthalyne by Intramolecular C-H Activation. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 5461–5464.[Link]



12. Gong, L.; Chen, Z.; Lin, Y.; He, X.;* Wen, T. B.; Xu, X.; Xia, H.* Osmabenzenes from Osmacycles Containing an η2-Coordinated Olefin. Chem. - Eur. J. 200915, 6258–6266.[Link]

11. Zhang, H.; Wu, L.; Lin, R.; Zhao, Q.; He, G.; Yang, F.; Wen, T. B.; Xia, H.* Synthesis, Characterization and Electrochemical Properties of Stable Osmabenzenes Containing PPh3 Substituents. Chem. - Eur. J. 200915, 3546–3559.[Link]

10. Lin, Y.; Gong, L.; Xu, H.; He, X.; Wen, T. B.; Xia, H.* Nine-Membered Osmacycles Derived from Metathesis Reactions between Alkynes and an Osmafuran. Organometallics 200928, 1524–1533.[Link]

9. Gong, L.; Lin, Y.; Wen, T. B.;* Xia, H.* Synthesis of Coordinated η2-α,β-Unsaturated Ketone Osmacycles from an Osmium-Coordinated Alkyne Alcohol Complex. Organometallics 200928, 1101–1111.[Link]

8. Wu, L.; Feng, L.; Zhang, H.; Liu, Q.; He, X.; Yang, F.; Xia, H.* Synthesis and Characterization of a Novel Dialdehyde and Cyclic Anhydride. J. Org. Chem. 200873, 2883–2885.[Link]

7. Gong, L.; Lin, Y.; Wen, T. B.; Zhang, H.; Zeng, B.; Xia, H.* Formation of Four Conjugated Osmacyclic Species in a One-Pot Reaction. Organometallics 200827, 2584–2589.[Link]

6. Gong, L.; Lin, Y.; He, G.; Zhang, H.; Wang, H.; Wen, T. B.;* Xia, H.* Synthesis and Characterization of an Air-Stable p-Osmaphenol. Organometallics 200827, 309–311.[Link]

5. Gong, L.; Wu, L.; Lin, Y.; Zhang, H.; Yang, F.; Wen, T.; Xia, H.* Synthesis and Characterization of a Bimetallic Iridium Complex with a Ten sp2-Carbon Chain Bridge. Dalton Trans2007, 4122–4125. (Hot Article)[Link]

4. Zhang, H.; Feng, L.; Gong, L.; Wu, L.; He, G.; Wen, T.; Yang, F.; Xia, H.* Synthesis and Characterization of Stable Ruthenabenzenes Starting From HC≡CCH(OH)C≡CH. Organometallics 200726, 2705–2713.[Link]

3. Zhang, H.; Xia, H.;* He, G.; Wen, T. B.; Gong, L.; Jia, G.* Synthesis and Characterization of Stable Ruthenabenzenes. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 200645, 2920–2923. (VIP)[Link]
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2. Xia, H.;* He, G.; Zhang, H.; Wen, T. B.; Sung, H. H. Y.; Williams, I. D.; Jia, G.* Osmabenzenes from the Reactions of HC≡CCH(OH)C≡CH with OsX2(PPh3)3 (X = Cl, Br). J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 6862–6863.[Link]
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