<Original Papers>

  • J. Oyamada and Z. Hou,
    "Regioselective C-H Alkylation of Anisoles with Olefins Catalyzed by Cationic Half-Sandwich Rare Earth Alkyl Complexes",
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 12828-12832. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201206233 <Link>
    RIKEN Research Highlights <Link>

  • Z. Jian, D. Cui, and Z. Hou,
    "Rare-Earth-Metal-Hydrocarbyl Complexes Bearing Linked Cyclopentadienyl or Fluorenyl Ligands: Synthesis, Catalyzed Styrene Polymerization, and Structure-Reactivity Relationship",
    Chem. Eur. J., 2012, 18, 2674-2684. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201102682 <Link>

  • H. Inomata, K. Ogata, S. Fukuzawa, and Z. Hou,
    "Direct C-H carboxylation with Carbon Dioxide Using 1,2,3-Triazol-5-ylidene Copper(Ⅰ) Complexes",
    Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 3986-3989. DOI: 10.1021/ol301760n <Link>

  • T. Li, M. Nishiura, J. Cheng, Y. Li, and Z. Hou,
    "M4(CH2)4 Cubane-Type Rare-Earth Methylidene Complexes: Unique Reactivity toward Unsaturated C-O, C-N, and C-S Bonds",
    Chem. Eur. J., 2012, 18, 15079-15085. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201202796 <Link>

  • L. Zhang, J. Cheng, B. Carry and Z. Hou,
    "Catalytic Boracarboxylation of Alkynes with Diborane and Carbon Dioxide by an N-Heterocyclic Carbene Copper Catalyst ",
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 14314-14317. DOI: 10.1021/ja3063474 <Link>
    RIKEN Research Highlights <Link>
    SYNFACTS: Highlights in Current Synthetic Chemistry <Link>

  • J. Cheng, H. Wang, M. Nishiura and Z. Hou,
    "Binuclear Rare-Earth Polyhydride Complexes Bearing Both Terminal and Bridging Hydride Ligands",
    Chem. Sci., 2012,3, 2230-2233. DOI: 10.1039/C2SC20300F <Link>

  • G. Luo, Y. Luo, J. Qu, and Z. Hou,
    "Mechanistic Investigation on Scandium-Catalyzed C-H Addition of Pyridines to Olefins",
    Organometallics, 2012, 31, 3930-3937. DOI: 10.1021/om300147y <Link>

  • Y. Luo, Y. Li, H. Yu, J. Zhao, Y. Chen, Z. Hou, and J. Qu,
    "DFT Studies on the Reduction of Dinitrogen to Ammonia by a Thiolate-Bridged Diiron Complex as a Nitrogenase Mimic",
    Organometallics, 2012, 31, 335-344. DOI: 10.1021/om200950q <Link>

  • X. Kang, Y. Song, Y. Luo, G. Li, Z. Hou, and J. Qu,
    "Computional Studies on Isospecific Polymerization of 1-Hexene Catalyzed by cationic Rare Earth Metal Alkyl Complex Bearing a C3iPr-trisox Ligand",
    Macromolecules, 2012, 45, 640-651. DOI: 10.1021/ma202414k <Link>

  • J. Cheng and Z. Hou,
    "Cationic Terminal Hydrido Rare Earth Complexes Bearing an Amidinate Ancillary Ligand",
    Chem. Comm., 2012, 48, 814-816. DOI: 10.1039/C1CC14949K <Link>

  • V. K. Rai, M. Nishiura, M. Takimoto, S. Zhao, Y. Liu, and Z. Hou,
    "Bis-Cyclometalated Iridium(Ⅲ) Complexes Bearing Ancillary Guanidinate Ligands. Synthesis, Structure, and Highly Efficient Electroluminescence",
    Inorg. Chem., 2012, 51, 822-835. DOI: 10.1021/ic201217a <Link>


  • L. Zhang and Z. Hou,
    "N-Heterocyclic Carbene Copper-Catalyzed Carboxylation of C-B and C-H Bonds with Carbon Dioxide",
    Pure Appl.Chem., 2012, 84, 1705-1712. http://dx.doi.org/10.1351/PAC-CON-11-10-33 <Link>

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