<Original Papers>

  • L. Pan, K. Zhang, M. Nishiura, and Z. Hou,
    "Chain-Shuttling Polymerization at Two Different Scandium Sites: Regio- and Stereospecific "One-Pot" Block Copolymerization of Styrene, Isoprene, and Butadiene",
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 12012-12015.  DOI: 10.1002/anie.201104011 <Link>
  • B. Guan, Z. Hou,
    "Rare-Earth-Catalyzed C-H Bond Addition of pyridine to Olefins",
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 18086-18089. DOI: 10.1021/ja208129t <Link>
    RIKEN Research Highlights <Link>

  • J. Oyamada, M. Nishiura, Z. Hou,
    "Scandium-Catalyzed Silylation of Aromatic C-H Bonds",
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 10720-10723. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201105636 <Link>
    RIKEN Research Highlights <Link>
    SYNFACTS: Highlights in Current Synthetic Chemistry  <Link>

  • T. Shima, Y. Luo, T. Stewart, R. Bau, G. J. Mclntyre, S. A. Mason and Z. Hou,
    "Molecular heterometallic hydride clusters composed of rare-earth and d-transition metals",
    Nature Chem., 2011, 3, 814-820. DOI: 10.1038/NCHEM.1147 <Link>  
    Press Releases <Link>
    RIKEN Research Highlights <Link>

  • F. Guo, M. Nishiura, H. Koshino, and Z. Hou,
    "Scandium-Catalyzed Cyclocopolymerization of 1,5-Hexadiene with Styrene and Ethylene: Efficient Synthesis of Cyclopolyolefins Containing Syndiotactic Styrene-Styrene Sequences and Methylene-1,3-cyclopentane Units",
    Macromolecules, 2011, 44, 6335-6344. DOI: 10.1021/ma201271r <Link>

  • T. Ohishi, L. Zhang, M. Nishiura, and Z. Hou,
    "Carboxylation of Alkylboranes by N-Heterocyclic Carbene Copper Catalysts:Synthesis of Carboxylic Acids from Terminal Alkenes and Carbon Dioxide",
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 8114-8117. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201101769 <Link>
    RIKEN Research Highlights <Link>

  • S. Li, J. Cheng, Y. Chen, M. Nishiura, and Z. Hou,
    "Rare Earth Metal Boryl Complexes: Synthesis, Structure, and Insertion of a Carbodiimide and Carbon Monoxide",
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 6360-6363. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201101107 <Link>

  • Yi Luo, Yunjie Luo, J. Qu, and Z. Hou,
    "QQ/MM Studies on Scandium-Catalyzed Syndiospecific Copolymerization of Styrene and Ethylene",
    Organometallics, 2011, 30, 2908-2919. DOI: 10.1021/om100998c <Link>

  • V. K. Rai, M. Nishiura, M. Takimoto and Z.Hou,
    "Synthesis, structure and Efficient Electroluminescence of a Heteroleptic dipyridylamido/bis(pyridylphenyl)iridium(Ⅲ) complex",
    Chem. Commum., 2011, 47, 5726-5728. DOI: 10.1039/C1CC10213C <Link>

  • T. Shima, M. Nishiura, and Z. Hou,
    "Tetra-,Penta-,and Hexanuclear Yttrium Hydride Clusters from Half-Sandwich Bis(aminobenzyl)Complexes Containing Various Cyclopentadienyl Ligands",
    Organometallics, 2011, 30, 2513-2524. DOI: 10.1021/om1012055 <Link>

  • F. Guo, M. Nishiura, H. Koshino, and Z. Hou,
    "Cycloterpolymerization of 1,6-Heptadiene with Ethylene and Styrene Catalyzed by a THF-Free Half-Sandwich Scandium Complex",
    Macromolecules, 2011, 44, 2400-2403. DOI: 10.1021/ma200441w <Link>

  • M. Nishiura, J. Baldamus, T. Shima, K. mori, and Z. Hou,
    "Synthesis and Structures of the C5Me4SiMe3-Supported Polyhydride Complexes over the Full Size Range of the Rare Earth Series",
    Chem. Eur. J.,2011,17, 5033-5044. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201002998 <Link>

  • W. Zhang, Z. Wang, M. Nishiura, Z. Xi, and Z. Hou,
    "Ln4(CH2)4 Cubane-Type Rare-Earth Methylidene Complexes Consisting of "(C5Me4SiMe3)LnCH2" Units (Ln=Tm,Lu)",
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 5712-5717. DOI: 10.1021/ja200540b <Link>

  • T. Peng, Y. Yang, H. Bi, Y. Liu, Z. Hou, and Y. Wang,
    "Highly efficient white organic electroluminescence device based on a phosphorescent orange material doped in a blue host emitter",
    J. Mater. Chem., 2011, 21, 3551-3553. DOI: 10.1039/C0JM03645E <Link>

  • T. Peng, Y. Yang, Y. Liu, D. Ma, Z. Hou, and Y. Wang,
    "A Phosphorescent Material with High and Balanced Carrier Mobility for Efficient OLEDs",
    Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 3150-3152. DOI: 10.1039/C0CC04684A <Link>

  • L. Wang, D. Cui, Z. Hou, W. Li, and Y. Li,
    "Highly Cis-1,4-Selective Living Polymerization of 1,3-Conjugated Dienes and Copolymerization with ε-Caprolactone by Bis(phosphino)carbazolide Rare-Earth Metal Complexes",
    Organometallics, 2011, 30, 760-767. DOI: 10.1021/om1009395 <Link>

  • J. Hong, L. Zhang, X. Yu, M. Li, Z. Zhang, P. Zhang, M. Nishiura, Z. Hou, and X. Zhou, "Syntheses, Structures and Reactives of Homometallic Rare-Earth-Metal Multimethyl Methylidene and Oxo Complexes",
    Chem. Eur. J, 2011, 17, 2130-2137. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201002670 <Link>

  • G. Du, Y. Wei, L. Ai, Y. Chen, Q. Xu, X. Liu, S. Zhang, Z. Hou, and X. Li,
    "Living 3,4-polymerization of isoprene by cationic rare earth metal alkyl complexes bearing iminoamido ligands",
    Organometallics, 2011, 30, 160-170. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201002670 <Link>

  • J. Cheng, T. Shima, and Z. Hou,
    "Rare-Earth Polyhydride Complexes Bearing Bis(phosphinophenyl) Amido Pincer Ligands",
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 1857-1860. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201006812 <Link>

  • T. Peng, G. Li, Y. Liu, Y. Wu, K. Ye, D. Yao, Y. Yuan, Z. Hou, and Y. Wang,
    "High-Efficiency and Deep-Blue Fluorescent Organic Light-Emitting Diodes with the Easily Controlled Doping Concentrations"
    Organic Electronics, 2011, 12, 1068-1072. DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2011.03.030 <Link>


  • J. Cheng, Z. Hou,
    "Rare-Earth Dialkyl and Dihydride Complexes Bearing Monoanionic Ancillary Ligands",
    Sci. China Chem. , 2011, 54, 2032-2037. DOI: 10.1007/s11426-011-4439-z <Link>

  • Z. Hou,
    Author Profile,
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 2430. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201007334 <Link>

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