<Original Papers>

  • T. Stewart, M. Nishiura, Y. Konno, Z. Hou, G. J. McIntyre, R. Bau,
    "The Space between: Neutron Diffraction Studies Reveal Multiple Hydrogen Atom Coordination Numbers in an Anionic Dysprosium Hydride Cluster",
    Inorg. Chim. Acta , 2010, 363, 562-566 (a special issue). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ica.2009.03.024 <Link>

  • L. Pan, K. Zhang, M. Nishiura, Z. Hou,
    "Syndiospecific Living Copolymerization of Styrene with ε-Caprolactone by Scandium Catalysts",
    Macromolecules, 2010, 43, 9591-9593. DOI: 10.1021/ma102329p <Link>

  • L. Zhang, J. Cheng , T. Ohishi , and Z. Hou,
    "Copper-Catalyzed Direct Carboxylation of C-H Bonds with Carbon Dioxide",
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49, 8670-8673. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201003995 <Link>
    RIKEN Research Highlights <Link>

  • X. Li and Z. Hou,
    "Scandium-catalyzed Regio- and Stereospecific cis-1,4-Polymerization of 1,3-Cyclohexadiene and Copolymerization with Ethylene",
    Macromolecules, 2010, 43, 8904-8909. DOI: 10.1021/ma101835e <Link>

  • T. Shima and Z. Hou,
    "Selective Ammonolysis of Half-Sandwich Rare-Earth Metal Dialkyl and Polyhydride Complexes: Synthesis of Polyamido Rare-earth Complexes Having Novel Structures",
    Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 6858-6863. DOI: 10.1039/C0DT00006J <Link>

  • Z. Jian, D. Cui, Z. Hou, and X. Li,
    "Living Catalyzed-Chain-Growth Polymerization and Block Copolymerization of Isoprene by Rare-Earth Metal Allyl Precursors Bearing a Constrained-Geometry-Conformation Ligand",
    Chem. Commun., 2010, 3022-3024. DOI: 10.1039/B926813H <Link>



  • M. Nishiura and Z. Hou,
    "Novel Polymerization Catalysts and Hydride Clusters from Rare-Earth Metal Dialkyls",
    Nature Chem., 2010, 2, 257-268. doi: 10.1038/nchem.595 <Link>

  • M. Nishiura and Z. Hou,
    "Half-Sandwich Rare Earth Metal Complexes as Novel Catalysts for Olefin Polymerization and Other Chemical Transformations",
    Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 2010, 83, 595-608. doi:10.1246/bcsj.20100003 <Link>

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