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• S. Wang, W. Liu, A. Hassan, "Luminescent Compounds and Methods of Making and Using Same", US patent, (2001) No. 6,312,835, Issued on November 6, 2001.

• S. Wang, W. Liu, A. Hassan, "Luminescent Compounds and Methods of Making and Using Same", US patent, (2001) No. 6,500,569, Issued on December 31, 2001.

• S. Wang, W. Liu, A. Hassan, Luminescent compounds and Methods of Making and Using Same. Canadian Patent Application No 2,278,198, filed on February 13, 1998, pending.

• S. Wang, R. Y. Wang, "Organic Luminescent Compounds and Methods of Making and Using Same (Phen-Lum)", US provisional patent application S/N 60/463,337, filed on April 17, 2003, full patent application filed on April 17, 2004.

• S. Wang, W. L. Jia, "Organic Luminescent Compounds and Methods of Making and Using Same (dpa-Lum)", US Provisional Patent Applications S/N 60/463,336, filed on April 17, 2003, full patent application filed on April 17, 2004.

• S. Wang, W.-L. Jia, X. Feng, Z.-H. Lu "Organoboron Luminescent Compounds and Methods of Making and Using Same (BNPB)" US Provisional Patent Application and Canadian Patent Application, No. 60/601,185. Filing date: August 13, 2004, full patent application filed on August 15, 2005.

• S. Wang, R. Y. Wang, "Organic Luminescent Compounds and Methods of Making and Using Same (Phen-Lum)", Canadian Patent Application, No. 2,425,819, filed on April 17, 2003.

 • S. Wang, W. L. Jia,"Organic Luminescent Compounds and Methods of Making and Using Same",  Canadian Pat. Appl., No.  2,446,604, filed on April 16, 2004.

 • S. Wang, W.-L. Jia, X. Feng, Z.-H. Lu "Organoboron Luminescent Compounds and Methods of Making and Using SameCanadian Pat. Appl., No. 2,478,041. Filed on August 13, 2004.

 • H. Amarne, Y. L. Rao, S. Wang, "Boron compounds and use thereof", US provisional 61/470.046, Canada formal 2,735, 531, filed March 31, 2011, full patent application filed on March 31st, 2012, US2012/0253044 A1.

 • M. Varlan, S. Wang, "Compounds and methods for enhancing metal luminescence that can be selectively turned off", US provisional Patent Application No. 61/706,295, filed on Sept. 27th, 2012.

 • Z. M. Hudson, S. Wang, "Methods of Making Luminescent Compounds" US Provisional Patent Application No.: 61/780,156, filed on March 13, 2013.

Z. M. Hudson, X. Wang, S. Wang, "Luminescent Compounds and Methods of Using Same", US Provisional Patent Application No.: 61/780,123, filed on March 13, 2013.

Jiasheng Lu, Soo-Byung Ko, S. McDonald, Dengtao Yang, Organoboron Compounds and Methods of Making Same, US Provisional Patent Application No.: 61/804,952, filed on March 25th , 2013.

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317. Z. Huang,*  S. Wang,* R. D. Dewhurst, N. V. Ignatev, M. Finze,* H. Braunschweig,* "Boron: Its role in energy related research and applications", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201911108.

316. P. Novoseltseva, H. Li, X. Wang, F. Sauriol, S. Wang*, "Structural Dynamics and Stereoselectivity of Chiral Benzylidene-amine N,C-chelate Borane Photo-thermal Isomerization", Chem. Eur. J., 2020, 26, 2276-2284. DOI: org/10.1002/chem.201905312

315. J. A. Knöller, G. Meng, X. Wang, D. Hall, A. Pershin, D. Beljonne, Y. Olivier, S. Laschat, E. Zysman-Colman*,  and S. Wang*, "Intramolecular Borylation via Sequential B-Mes Bond Cleavage for the Divergent Synthesis of B,N,B doped Benzo[4]helicenes", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 59, 3156-3160. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201912340 and 10.1002/ange.201912340.

314. B. Deng, X. Wang, S. Wang*, "Dearomatizing and Derivatizing a Mesityl Group on Boron by One-Pot Photoisomerization and [4+2] Diels¡CAlder Addition", Chem. Eur. J., 2019, 25, 14694-14700.

313. Q. Zhu, S. Wang, and P. Chen*, "Diazocine Derivatives: A Family of Azobenzenes for Photochromism with Highly Enhanced Turn-On Fluorescence", Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 4025-4029.

312. X.  Li, Y. Shi, N. Wang,* T. Peng,* and S. Wang, "Photoisomerization of PtII Complexes Containing Two Different Photochromic Chromophores: Boron Chromophore versus Dithienylethene Chromophore", Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 5757 ¡C 5767.

311. L. Dong, F. Saraci, K. Yuan, X. Wang, S. Wang. Push pull isomers of indolizino[6,5,4,3-def]phenanthridine decorated with a triarylboron moiety. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2019,17, 6470-6477.

310. G. Hu, H. Li, C. Zeng, X. Wang, N. Wang, T. Peng, and S. Wang. Internal B−O Bond-Facilitated Photoisomerization of Boranes: Ring Expansion Versus Oxyborane Elimination/Intramolecular Diels− Alder Addition. Org. Lett. Chem. 2019,21, 5285-5289.

309. S. K. Mellerup, S. Wang*,  Boron-Based Stimuli Responsive Materials, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2019, 48, 3537

308. S. K. Mellerup, S. Wang,  Photochemical Transformation Involving Organoboron, a chapter in The Chemistry of Organoboron Compounds, Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups,  Wiley, 2019, in press (invited Book chapter, accepted in December 2018)

307. S. K. Mellerup, S. Wang*, Boron-Doped Molecules for Optoelectronics, the Inaugural Issue of Trends in Chemistry, (Cell Press), 2019, 1, 77 - 89. DOI: 10.1016/j.trechm.2019.01.003 (invited Review).

306. Hai-Jun Li, Soren K. Mellerup, Xiang Wang, and Suning Wang, "D−pi−A Triarylboranes as Reversible Fluorescent Probes for CO2 and Temperature", Organic Letters2019, 21 (8), 2838-2842, DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b00831

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305. Zhechang He, Soren K. Mellerup, Lijie Liu, Dr. Xiang Wang, Caitlin Dao, Prof. Dr. Suning Wang, "Reversible Photoisomerization from Borepin to Boratanorcaradiene and Double Aryl Migration from Boron to Carbon", Angewandte Chemie, 2019, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201902231

304. G. Meng, X. Chen, X. Wang, N. Wang, T. Peng*,  S. Wang*, Isomeric Bright Sky-Blue TADF Emitters Based on Bisacridine Decorated DBNA: Impact of Donor Locations on Luminescent and Electroluminescent Properties, Adv. Opt. Mater., 2019, DOI: 10.1002/adom.201900130 (selected for back cover by the editor).

303. Lijie Liu, Xiang Wang, Faraz Hussain, Chao Zeng, Bowen Wang, Zechen Li, Igor Kozin, Suning Wang*, Multi-responsive Tetradentate Phosphorescent Metal Complexes as Highly Sensitive and Robust Luminescent Oxygen Sensors: Pd(II) versus Pt(II) and 1,2,3-Triazolyl versus 1,2,4-Triazolyl, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b02023

302. X. Wang, S. Wang*, Phosphorescent Pt(II) Emitters for OLEDs: From Triarylboron-Functionalized Bidentate Complexes to Compounds with Macrocyclic Chelating Ligands, Chemical Records, 2019, 19, 1-18

301. C. Sun, N. Wang, T. Peng, X. Ying, S. Wang, P. Chen*, BN-Functionalized Benzotrithiophene-Based Azaborines: Synthesis, Structures, and Anion Binding Properties, Inorg. Chem., 2019. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b03579
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300. X. Li, Y. Shi, N. Wang, T. Peng, S. Wang, Photoisomerization of Pt(II) Complexes Containing Two Different Photochromic Chromophores: Boron Chromophore vs. Dithienylethene Chromophore¡¡À, Chem. Eur. J. 2019. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201900279

299. C. Zeng, K. Yuan, N. Wang, T. Peng*, G. Wu, S. Wang*, The Opposite and Amplifying Effect of B-N Coordination on Photophysical Properties of Regioisomers with an Unsymmetrical Backbone, Chem. Sci. 2019. DOI: 10.1039/C8SC04210A

Graphical abstract: The opposite and amplifying effect of B â?? N coordination on photophysical properties of regioisomers with an unsymmetrical backbone298. H.-J. Li, S. K. Mellerup, X. Wang, and S. Wang*, Impact of Intramolecular H Bond and n-p* Interactions on Photophysical and CO2 Sensing Properties of Laterally Appended D-pi-A Triarylboron Compounds, Tetrahedron, 2019, 75, 809 - 816. (invited contribution to the special issue of Frustrated Lewis Acids and Organoboranes).

297. J. Wang, N. Wang, G. Wu, S. Wang*, X.Y. Li*, Multicolor emission from non-conjugated polymers based on a single switchable boron chromophore,  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 3082-3086.

F. Hussain, X. Wang, S. Wang*, Impact of Bidentate N,C-Chelate Ligands on the Performance of Phosphorescent Pt(II) Complexes as Oxygen Sensors, J. Organomet. Chem. 2019, 880, 300-311, DOI: 10.1016/j.jorganchem.2018.11.017 (invited contribution)


295. H. Li, S. K. Mellerup, X. Wang, S. Wang, " Impact of Intramolecular H bond and n-π* interactions on photophysical and CO2 sensing properties of laterally appended D-π-A triarylboron compounds", Tetrahedron, 2018, 75, 809-816, DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2018.12.032

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294. S. He, X. Wang, G. Xiang, K. Lac, S. Wang, Z. Ding, Electrogenerated chemiluminescence from the monomer of a tetradentate chelate Pt (II) compound,  Electrochimica Acta, 2018, 271, 448-453. DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2018.03.056

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293. T. Zeng,  S. K. Mellerup, D. Yang, X. Wang, S. Wang, K. Stamplecoskie*, Identifying (BN)2‑pyrenes as a New Class of Singlet Fission Chromophores: Significance of Azaborine Substitution, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2018, 9, 2919−2927. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b01226

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292. J. Radtke, S. K. Mellerup, M. Bolte, H.-W. Lerner, S. Wang,* M. Wagner,* "Aryl Insertion vs. Aryl-Aryl Coupling in C,C-Chelated Organoborates: the Missing Link of Tetraarylborate Photochemistry", Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 3966-3970. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b01534

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291. N. Wang,* J. Wang, D. Zhao, S. K. Mellerup, T. Peng, H. Wang,  S. Wang,  Lanthanide Complexes with Photochromic Organoboron Ligand: Synthesis and Luminescence Study,  Inorg. Chem., 2018, 57(16), 10040¡¡¡¡¡¬¬C10049. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b01209

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290. J. Wang, N. Wang, G. Wu, S. Wang*, X.Y. Li*, Multicolor emission from non-conjugated polymers based on a single switchable boron chromophore, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201812210; Angew. Chem. DOI:10.1002/ange.201812210.
289. S. K. Mellerup, G. Yousefalizadeh, S. Wang*, and K. Stamplecoskie* ¡¡ãExperimental Evidence for a Triplet Biradical Excited-State Mechanism in the Photoreactivity of N,C-Chelate Organoboron Compounds, J. Phys. Chem. A. 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b10624.
288. K. Yuan, G. Yousefalizadeh, F. Saraci, T. Peng, I. Kozin, K. G. Stamplecoskie*, and Suning Wang*, Impact of Ferrocene Substitution on the Electronic Properties of BODIPY Derivatives and Analogues, Inorg. Chem. 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b02476.

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287. A. John, M. Bolte, H.-W. Lerner, G. Meng, S. Wang, T. Peng,* M. Wagner,* Doubly boron-doped pentacenes as emitters for OLEDs, J. Mater. Chem. C. 2018, 6, 10881-10887.  DOI: 10.1039/C8TC03954B

Graphical abstract: Doubly boron-doped pentacenes as emitters for OLEDs

286. Deng-Tao Yang, Tomoya Nakamura, Zhe-chang He, Xiang Wang, Atsushi Wakamiya, Tai Peng, Suning Wang, "Doping Polycyclic Arenes with Nitrogen-Boron-Nitrogen (NBN) Units",  Org. Lett. 2018, 20(21), 6741¡¡¡¡¡¬¬C6745, DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b02850

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285. Qinggao Hou, Lijie Liu, Soren K. Mellerup, Nan Wang, Tai Peng, Pangkuan Chen, and Suning Wang*, "Stimuli-Responsive B/N Lewis Pairs Based on the Modulation of B−N Bond Strength", Org. Lett., 2018. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b02774

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284. Cally Li, Soren K. Mellerup, Xiang Wang, and Suning Wang, "Accessing Two-Stage Regioselective Photoisomerization in Unsymmetrical N,C-Chelate Organoboron Compounds: Reactivity of B(ppz)(Mes)Ar", Organometallics, 2018 DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.8b00598

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283. Soren K. Mellerup, Cally Li, Xiang Wang and Suning Wang, "Controlling Isomerization Selectivity in Chiral, Photochromic N,C-Chelate Organoboron Systems with Extended ¦Ð-Conjugation",  J. Org. Chem., 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b01856

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282. Haijun Li, Soren K, Mellerup, Xiang Wang, and S, Wang, "Transforming benzylideneamine N,C-chelate boron compounds to BN-cycloocta-/cyclohepta-trienes bearing a tetrasubstituted B=N unit via photoisomerization"  Chem. Commun., 2018, DOI: 10.1039/C8CC04535F

Graphical abstract: Transforming benzylideneamine N,C-chelate boron compounds to BN-cycloocta-/cyclohepta-trienes bearing a tetrasubstituted B [[double bond, length as m-dash]] N unit via photoisomerization

281. Soren K. Mellerup and Suning Wang, "Isomerization and Rearrangement of Boriranes: From Chemical Rarities to Functional Materials",  SCIENCE CHINA Materials, 2018, DOI:10.1007/s40843-018-9306-8. (invited review article)

280. S. K. Mellerup, C. Li, J. Radtke, X. Wang, Q. S. Li, S. Wang*. "Photochemical Generation of Chiral N,B,X-Heterocycles via Heteroaromatic C-X Bond Scission (X = S, O) and Boron Insertion", Angew. Chem., 2018, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201803760. (Hot paper; selected for cover; and highlighted by ChemistryView)

279. K. Yuan, X. Wang, S. Wang*, "Cascade Dehydrogenative Hydroboration for the Synthesis of Azaborabenzofulvenes", Org. Lett. 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b00363

278. Y.G. Shi, S. K. Mellerup, K. Yuan, G.-F. Hu, F. Sauriol, T. Peng, N. Wang,* P. Chen,* S. Wang*, Stabilising Fleeting Intermediates of Stilbene Photocyclization with Amino-borane Functionalisation: The Rare Isolation of Persistent Dihydrophenanthrenes and Their [1,5] H-shift Isomers, Chem. Sci., 2018, 9, 3844-3855.

277. Soren K. Mellerup and Suning Wang, "Chapter 3: Photoresponsive Organoboron Systems",  Main Group Strategies towards Functional Hybrid Materials , 2018, ISBN: 978-1-119-23597-2

276. Y. G. Shi, J.-W. Wang, H. J. Li, G.-F. Hu, X. Li, S. K. Mellerup, N. Wang, T. Peng*, S. Wang*, "A Simple Multi-Responsive System Based on Aldehyde Functionalized Amino-Boranes",  Chem. Sci., 2018, DOI: 10.1039/C7SC03617E  (Highlighted by T. Swager, C. J. Lin in Synfacts, 2018, 14(05), 0477.)


275. S. Wang*, K. Yuan, M.F. Hu, X. Wang, T. Peng, N. Wang*, Q. Li*, "Cleavage of Unstrained C-C Bonds in Acenes by Boron and Light: Transformation of Naphthalene to Benzoborepin", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201711658

274. A. L. Brazeau, K. Yuan, S.-B. Ko, I. Wyman, S. Wang*, "Anion Sensing with a Blue Fluorescent Triarylboron-Functionalized Bisbenzimidazole and Its Bisbenzimidazolium Salt" ACS Omega, 2017, 2, 8625−8632 (invited) .

273. Kang Yuan, Xiang Wang, Soren K Mellerup, Igor Kozin, and Suning Wang* " Spiro-BODIPYs with a Diaryl Chelate: Impact on Aggregation and Luminescence " J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82(24), 13481−13487, DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b02602 (Most read paper in Nov.-Dec. 2017)

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272. Nan Wang,* Mingfeng Hu, Soren K. Mellerup, Xiang Wang, Françoise Sauriol, Tai Peng,* and Suning Wang "Triaryl-Boron Functionalized Dinuclear Platinum Complexes Linked by Photoisomerizable Bpe Ligand: Luminescence and Isomerism" Inorg. Chem., 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b01535

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271. Sean M. McDonald, Soren K. Mellerup, Christopher Barran, Xiang Wang, and Suning Wang "Binding Modes and Reactivity of Pyrido[2,1-a]isoindole as a Neutral Carbon Donor with Main-Group and Transition-Metal Elements" Organometallics, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00696

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270. Lijie Liu, Dr. Xiang Wang, Dr. Nan Wang, Dr. Tai Peng, Prof. Dr. Suning Wang* "Bright, Multi-Responsive, Sky-Blue Platinum(II) Phosphors Based on a Tetradentate Chelating Framework " Angew. Chem. Int .Ed. 2017, DOI: 10.1002/ange.201705785 (Hot Paper)

269.  Soren K. Mellerup, Lisa Häfele, Andreas Lorbach, Xiang Wang, and Suning Wang* "Triplet Energy and Ð-Conjugation Effects on Photoisomerization of Chiral N,C-Chelate Organoborons with PAH Substituents " Organic Letters, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b01724


268. Junwei Wang, Bixin Jin, Nan Wang,* Tai Peng, Xiaoyu Li,* Yunjun Luo, and Suning Wang* "Organoboron-Based Photochromic Copolymers for Erasable Writing and Patterning"  Macromolecules, Article ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b00632

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267. Yong-gang Shi, Xiang Wang,  Nan Wang, Tai Peng, and Suning Wang  "Influence of Extended Conjugation on Photophysical/Electronic Properties and Photoelimination of BN-Heterocycles" Organometallics, 2017,  DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00290

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266. Deng-Tao Yang, Yonggang Shi, Tai Peng, Suning Wang "BN-Heterocycles Bearing Two BN Units: Influence of the Linker and the Location of BN Units on Electronic Properties and Photoreactivity" Organometallics, 2017 DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.7b00261

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265. Kang Yuan and Suning Wang "trans-Aminoboration across Internal Alkynes Mediated by B(C6F5)3 for the Synthesis of Borylated Indoles" Org. Lett., 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b00437 (Selected as ACS "Editor's choice"; 2017 most read article for 12 months)

264. S. K. Mellerup, C. Li, P. Tai, S. Wang. "Regioselective Photoisomerization/C-C Bond Formation of Asymmetric ppyB(Mes)(Ar): The Role of Aryl Groups on Boron." Angew.Chem. Int.Ed. 2017, 56,6093-6097. (Special issue:  100th Anniversary of the Canadian Society for Chemistry)

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263. Guiming Xiang, Xiang Wang, Michelle S.M. Li, Kevin Lac, Suning Wang,* and Zhifeng Ding* "Probing Excimers of Pt(II) Compounds with Phenyl-1,2,3-Triazolyl and Pyridyl-1,2,4-Triazolyl Chelate Ligands by Means of Electrochemiluminescence" ChemElectroChem, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/celc.201700059.

262. Chao Zeng, Nan Wang, Tai Peng,* and Suning Wang *  "Copper(I) Complexes Bearing 1,2-Phenyl-Bridged P^N, P^N^P, and N^P^N Chelate Ligands: Structures and Phosphorescence" Inorg. Chem., 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b02721

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261. Xiang Wang, Tai Peng,* Carmen Nguyen, Zheng-Hong Lu, Nan Wang, Wenjie Wu, Quansong Li, and Suning Wang*  "Highly Efficient Deep-Blue Electrophosphorescent Pt(II) Compounds with Non-Distorted Flat Geometry: Tetradentate versus Macrocyclic Chelate Ligands" Adv. Funct. Mater., 2017, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201604318



260. Deng-Tao Yang, Soren K Mellerup, Jin-Bao Peng, Xiang Wang, Quan-Song Li, and Suning Wang "Substituent Directed Photo-Transformations of BN-Heterocycles: Elimination vs Isomerization via Selective B-C Bond Cleavage" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b07899.


259. Suning Wang*, Tian-Ze Wu, Hee-Jun Park, Li-Xia Chao, Soren K. Mellerup, Guo-Qiang Yang, Tai Peng, Nan Wang, Jin-Bao Peng*    Lanthanide dot3a Complexes Bearing a Triarylborane-Functionalized Picolinate Pendant: Temperature and Anion Dependent Eu(III) and Tb(III) Emission   Adv. Optical Mater. 2016, 4, 1882-189.

258. Kang Yuan, Xiang Wang, Soren K. Mellerup, Ian Wyman, Gabriele Schatte, Zhifeng Ding, and Suning Wang  "Triarylborane-Supported Polyferrocenyl Systems: Impact of the Linking Unit on Electronic and Electrochemical Properties" Organometallics, 2016, 35 (17), pp 3051-3059.

257. Soren K. Mellerup, Ying-Li Rao, Hazem Amarne, and Suning Wang Tuning the Colors of the Dark Isomers of Photochromic Boron Compounds with Fluoride Ions: Four-State Color Switching  Org. Lett., 2016, 18 (17), pp 4436-4439.


256. Soren K. Mellerup, Kang Yuan, Carmen Nguyen, Zheng-Hong Lu,and Suning Wang Donor-Appended N,C-Chelate Organoboron Compounds: Influence of Donor Strength on Photochromic Behaviour  Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22,12464-12472 .

255. Yong-gang Shi,  Deng-Tao Yang, Soren K. Mellerup, Nan Wang, Tai Peng and Suning Wang 1,1-Hydroboration of Fused Azole-Isoindole Analogues as an Approach for Construction of BN-Heterocycles and Azole Fused BN-Naphthalenes  Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 1626-1629. (Highlighted by Synfacts)

254.   Kang Yuan, Naoya Suzuki, Soren K. Mellerup, Xiang Wang, Shigehiro Yamaguchi, and Suning Wang   "Pyridyl Directed Catalyst-Freetrans-Hydroboration of Internal Alkynes" Org. Lett., 2016, 18 (4), pp 720-723.
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253. Yufei Li, Soren K. Mellerup, Francoise Sauriol, Gabriele Schatte, Suning Wang*  "Unusual Fragmentation and Transformation of an N-Heterocyclic Carbene by a Stable Phosphonium-Boraneperi-Functionalized NaphthaleneChem. Eur. J. 2016, 22,2473-2480.
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252. S. Wang*, D.-T. Yang, J. Lu, H. Shimogawa, S. Gong*, X. Wang, S. K. Mellerup, A. Wakamiya, Y.-L. Chang, C. Yang, Z.-H. Lu*, "In Situ Solid-State Generation of (BN)2-Pyrenes and Electroluminescent Devices Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.  2015, 54,15074-15078.


251. M. Hesari, K. N. Swanick, J.-S. Lu, R. Whyte, S. Wang, Z. Ding, "Highly Efficient Dual-Color Electrochemiluminescence from BODIPY-Capped PbS Nanocrystals "  J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137 (35), pp 11266-11269.


 M. Hesari, J.-s. Lu, S. Wang, Z. Ding, "Efficient electrochemiluminescence of a boron-dipyrromethene (BODIPY) dye" Chemical Commun., 2015, 51, 1081-1084.


 S.-B. Ko, H.-J. Park, S. Gong, X. Wang, Z.-H. Lu, S. Wang, "Blue phosphorescent N-heterocyclic carbene chelated Pt(II) complexes with an ¦Á-duryl-¦Â-diketonato ancillary ligand" Dalton Trans., 2015, 44, 8433-8443


 S. M. McDonald, S. K. Mellerup, J. Peng, D. Yang, Q.-S. Li, S. Wang, "Thermal and Photolytic Transformation of NHC CB,N-Heterocycles: Controlled Generation of Blue Fluorescent 1,3-Azaborinine Derivatives and 1 H-Imidazo[1,2-a]indoles by External Stimuli" Chem. Eur.J. 2015, 21,13961 -13970 (Selected as cover page)

247. D.-T. Yang, J. Radtke, S. K. Mellerup, K. Yuan, X. Wang, M. Wagner, S. Wang, "One-Pot Synthesis of Brightly Fluorescent Mes2B-Functionalized Indolizine Derivatives via Cycloaddition Reactions" Org. Letters., 2015, 17, 2486-2489
246. D.-T. Yang, S. K. Mellerup, X. Wang, J.-S. Lu, S. Wang, "Reversible 1,1-Hydroboration: Boryl Insertion into a C-N Bond and Competitive Elimination of HBR2 or R-H" Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2015, 54, 5498-5501(Selected as insider cover)


245. Y. L. Chang, S. Gong, X. Wang, R. White, C. Yang, S. Wang, and Z. H. Lu  "Highly efficient greenish-blue platinum-based phosphorescent organic light-emitting diodes on a high triplet energy platform" Appl. Phys. Lett., 2014, 104, 173303.

 Y.L. Chang, Y.L Rao, S. Gong, G.L. Ingram, S. Wang, and Z.H. Lu "Exciton-Stimulated Molecular Transformation in Organic Light-Emitting Diodes" Adv. Mater., 2014, 39, 6729-6733.

243.  Mei-Ni Belzile,a Xiang Wang,a Zachary M. Hudsona and Suning Wang*, "Impact of constitutional isomerism on phosphorescence and anion-sensing properties of donorCacceptor organoboron Pt(II) complexes". Dalton Trans., 2014,43, 13696-13703.242.  X. Wang, S.L. Gong, D. Song, Z.H. Lu, and S. Wang "Highly Efficient and Robust Blue Phosphorescent Pt(II) Compounds with a Phenyl-1,2,3-triazolyl and a Pyridyl-1,2,4-triazolyl Chelate Core" Adv. Func. Mater. 2014, 24, 7257-7271.

241.  Hee-Jun Park , Soo-Byung Ko , Ian W. Wyman , and Suning Wang *, "Selective Sensitization of Eu(III) and Tb(III) Emission with Triarylboron-Functionalized Dipicolinic Acids",Inorg. Chem., 2014, 53 (18), pp 9751 - 9760

.240. Soren K. Mellerup and Suning Wang *, Benzothiaoline Three-Coordinated Organoboron Compounds with a BTN Bond: Dual Emission and Temperature-Dependent Excimer Fluorescence" Organometallics, 2014, 33(19), 5483 - 5491.

239. Larissa F. Smith , Barry A. Blight , Hee-Jun Park , and Suning Wang *, "Sensitizing Tb(III) and Eu(III) Emission with Triarylboron Functionalized 1,3-Diketonato Ligands",Inorg. Chem., 2014, 53 (15), pp 8036 - 8044.


  Y. -L. Rao, C. H?rl, H. Braunschweig,* S. Wang*, "Reversible Photo-thermal Isomerization of Azaboratabisnorcaradiene to Azaborabenzotropolidene",Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 9086. (Selected as insider cover)

237.  Yingli Rao, Tetsuro Kusamoto, Ryota Sakamoto, Hiroshi Nishihara and Suning Wang. "Reactivity and Electronic Properties of a Ferrocene Molecule Bearing an N,C - Chelate BMes2 Unit"Organometallics., 2014, 33 (7), 1787 - 1793.

  Yu-Fei Li, Youngjin Kang, Jia-Sheng Lu, Ian Wyman, Soo-Byung Ko, and Suning Wang, " A Dual-Emissive Phosphine-Borane Lewis Pair with a U-Shaped Linker: Impact of Methylation and Complexation on Fluoride Binding Affinity", Organometallics, 2014, 33, 964-973.

Soo-Byung Ko, Jia-Sheng Lu, and Suning Wang. "Chelation-Assisted Photoelimination of B,N-heterocycles", Org. Lett. 2014, 16,616-619.

X. Wang, Y.-L. Chang, J. S. Lu, T. Zhang, Z. H. Lu, S. Wang*, "Bright Blue and White Electrophosphorescent Triarylboryl-Functionalized C^N-Chelate Pt(II) Compounds: Impact of Intramolecular H Bonds and Ancillary Ligands", Adv. Funct. Mater., 2014, 24,

Y.-L. Chang, B. A. Kamino, Z. Wang, M. G. Helander, Y. Rao, L. Chai, S. Wang, T. P. Bender,  Z.-H. Lu*, "Highly efficient Greenish-Yellow Phosphorescent Organic Light-Emitting Diodes Based on Interzone Exciton Transfer", Adv. Funct. Mater. 2013, 23, 3204-3211.

Barry A. Blight, Soo-Byung Ko, Jia-Sheng Lu, Larissa F. Smith and Suning Wang, " Triarylboryl-Functionalized Dibenzoylmethane and Its Phosphorescent Platinum(II) Complexes", Dalton Transactions, 2013, 42, 10089. 

Yu-Fei Li, Youngjin Kang, Soo-Byung Ko, Yingli Rao, Francoise Sauriol, and Suning Wang, " Highly Congested Donor-Acceptor P-B Compound: Synthesis and Properties of a BMes2- and a PPh2-Functionalized 1,8-Naphthalene", Organometallics, 2013, 32, 3063.

J. S. Lu, S.-B. Ko, N. R. Walters, Y. Kang, F. Sauriol, S. Wang, "Formation of Azaborines by Photoelimination of B,N-Heterocyclic Compounds", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 17, 4544. (Hot article; selected for cover)  

229.  Y. -L. Rao, H. Amarne, L. C. Chen, N. Mosey, S. Wang, "Photo- and Thermal-Induced Multistructural Transformation of 2-Phenylazolyl Chelate Boron Compounds", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 3407.     

B. Blight, R. Guillet0-Nicolas, F. Kleitz, R. Y. Wang, S. Wang . "Luminescent Triarylboron-Functionalized Zinc Carboxylate Metal-Organic Framework", Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 1673.      

Nan Wang, S00-Byung Ko, Jia-Sheng Lu, Leanne D.Chen, and Suning Wang. "Turning the Photoisomerization of an N^C-Chelate Organoboron Compound with a Metal Acetylide Unit", Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 17, 5314.      

Soo-Byung Ko, Jia-Sheng Lu, Youngjin Kang, and Suning Wang. "Impact of a Picolinate Ancillary Ligand on Phosphorescence  and Fluoride Sensing Properties of BMes2-Functionalized Platinum(II) Compounds", Organometallics., 2013, 32,599-608.

Y. J. Kang, Y.-L. Chang, J.-S. Lu, S.-B. Ko, Y. L. Rao, M. Varlan, Z.-H. Lu, S. Wang. "Highly Efficient Deep-Blue Phosphorescent and Electroluminescent Ir(III) Compounds", J. Mater. Chem. C., 2013, 1, 441-450.

Yingli Rao, Hazem Amarne, Jiasheng Lu and Suning Wang. "Impact of a Dithienyl Unit on Photostability of N,C-Chelating Boron Compounds." Dalton Trans., 2013, 42 (3), 638 - 644.


223. Maria VarlanBarry A. Blight and Suning Wang. "Selective Activation of Lanthanide Luminescence with Triarylboron-Functionalized Ligands and Visual Fluoride Indicators." Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 12059-12061. (Featured article in Chemcomm)

Jia-sheng Lu, Soo-Byung Ko, Nicholas R. Walters, and Suning Wang
.  "Decorating BODIPY with Three- and Four-Coordinate Boron Groups." Org. Lett. 2012, 14,  5660-5663.

Zachary M. Hudson, Soo-Byung Ko, Shigehiro Yamaguchi, and Suning Wang.  "Modulating the Photoisomerization of N,C-Chelate Organoboranes with Triplet Acceptors." Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 5610-5613.

220. Hyoungkeun Park, Yingli Rao, Maria Varlan, Jinho Kim, Soo-Byung Ko, Suning Wang, Youngjin Kang. "Synthesis and characterization of fluorene and carbazole dithienosilole derivatives for potential applications in organic light-emitting diodes." Tetrahedron, 2012, 68, 9278-9283.

Zachary M. Hudson, Christina Sun, Michael G. Helander, Yi-Lu Chang, Zheng-Hong Lu and Suning Wang. "Highly Efficient Blue Phosphorescence from Triarylboron-Functionalized Platinum(II) Complexes of N-Heterocyclic Carbenes." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 13930-13933.

Nan Wang, Theresa M. McCormick, Soo-Byung Ko and Suning Wang. "Pt(II) and Pd(II) Complexes with a trans-Chelating Bis-Pyridyl Ligand." Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2012, 28, 4463-4469.

Yingli Rao, Leanne Chen, Nicholas J. Mosey and Suning Wang. "Stepwise Intramolecular Photoisomerization of NHC-Chelate Dimesitylboron Compounds with C-C Bond Formation and C-H Bond Insertion." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 11026-11034.

Yingli Rao, Dylan Schoenmakers, Yi-Lu Chang, Jiasheng Lu, Zheng-Hong Lu, Youngjin Kang and Suning Wang. "Bluish-Green BMes2-functionalized Pt(II) Complexes for High Efficiency PhOLEDs: Impact of the BMes2 Location on Emission Color." Chem. Eur. J., 2012, 18, 11306-11316.

Zachary M. Hudson, Zhibin Wang, Michael G. Helander, Zheng-Hong Lu and Suning Wang. "N-Heterocyclic Carbazole-Based Hosts for Simplified Single-Layer Phosphorescent OLEDs with High Efficiency." Adv. Mater., 2012, 24, 2922-2928.

Christina Sun, Zachary M. Hudson, Leanne D. Chen and Suning Wang. "Organoboron and Diarylplatinum-Enabled Double Cyclization/Aryl Migration across an Alkyne Bond." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 5671-5674.

Zachary M. Hudson, Barry A. Blight and Suning Wang. "Efficient and High Yield One-Pot Synthesis of Cyclometalated Platinum(II) β-Diketonates at Ambient Temperature." Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 1700-1703.

Nan Wang, Jia-sheng Lu, Theresa M. McCormick and Suning Wang. "Ru-Pt and Ru-Pd Heterobimetallic Complexes Based on a New Ligand with Two Distinct Chelate Sites." Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 5553-5561.

Barry A. Blight, Alexander F. Stewart, Nan Wang, Jia-sheng Lu and Suning Wang. "Triarylboron-Functionalized Cu(II) Carboxylate Paddlewheel Complexes." Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 778-780.

Yingli Rao, Hazem Amarne and Suning Wang. "Photochromic Organoboron Compounds." Coord. Chem. Rev. 2012, 256, 759-770.


209. Jia-sheng Lu, Huiying Fu, Yanguang Zhang, Zygmunt J. Jakubek, Ye Tao, and Suning Wang. "A Dual Emissive BODIPY Dye and Its Use in Functionalizing Highly Monodispersed PbS Nanoparticles." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 11658-11662.

208. Zhibin Wang, Michael G. Helander, Jacky Qiu, Daniel P. Puzzo, Matthew T. Greiner, Zachary M. Hudson, Suning Wang, and Zheng-Hong Lu. "Unlocking the Full Potential of Organic Light-Emitting Diodes on Flexible Plastic." Nature Photonics, 2011, 5, 753-757.

207. Christina Sun, Zachary M. Hudson, Michael G. Helander, Zheng-Hong Lu and Suning Wang. "A Polyboryl-Functionalized Triazine as an Electron Transport Material for OLEDs." Organometallics, 2011, 30, 5552-5555.

206. Zachary M. Hudson and Suning Wang. "Nonconjugated Dimesitylboryl-functionalized Phenylpyridines and their Cyclometalated Platinum(II) Complexes." Organometallics, 2011, 30, 4695-4701.

205. Ying-Li Rao and Suning Wang. "Impact of Cyclometalation and ¦Ð-conjugation on Photoisomerization of an N,C-Chelate Organoboron Compound." Organometallics, 2011, 30, 4453-4458.

204. Ying-Li Rao and Suning Wang. "Four-Coordinate Organoboron Compounds with a ¦Ð-Conjugated Chelate Ligand for Optoelectronic Applications." Inorg. Chem., 2011, in press.

203. Chul Baik and Suning Wang. "Inhibiting Olefin cis,trans-Photoisomerization and Enhancing Electron-Accepting Ability of a Diboryl Compound by Metal Chelation." Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 9432-9434.

202. Zhibin Wang, Michael G. Helander, Zachary M. Hudson, Jacky Qiu, Suning Wang and Zheng-Hong Lu. "Pt(II) Complex-Based Phosphorescent Organic Light Emitting Diodes with External Quantum Efficiencies Above 20%" Appl. Phys. Lett., 2011, 98, 213301.

201. Zachary M. Hudson and Suning Wang. "Metal-Containing Triarylboranes: Photophysical Properties and Applications." Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 7805-7816. (Selected as cover article!)

200. Zachary M. Hudson, Christina Sun, Kristopher J. Harris, Brian E. G. Lucier, Robert W. Schurko and Suning Wang. "Probing the Structural Origins of Vapochromism of a Triarylboron-Functionalized Pt(II) Acetylide by Optical and Multinuclear Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy" Inorg. Chem., 2011, 50, 3447-3457.

199. Yi Sun, Zachary M. Hudson, Ying-Li Rao and Suning Wang. " Tuning and Switching MLCT Phosphorescence of [Ru(bpy)3]2+ Complexes with Triarylboranes and Anions." Inorg. Chem., 2011, 50, 3373-3378.

198. Christina Sun, Jiasheng Lu and Suning Wang. "Donor-Acceptor Assisted Alkyne Hydration: A Luminescent Boron-Stabilized Enol." Org. Lett., 2011, 13, 1226-1229.

197. Hazem Amarne, Chul Baik, Rui-Yao Wang and Suning Wang. "Photoisomerization of 1-Phenyl-2-(2-pyridin-2-yl)indole BMes2: The Dark Isomer." Organometallics, 2011, 30, 665-668.

196. Vladimir Zlojutro, Yi Sun, Zachary M. Hudson and Suning Wang. "Triarylboron-Functionalized 8-Hydroxyquinolines and Their Aluminum(III) Complexes." Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 3837-3839.

195. Zachary M. Hudson, Xiang-Yang Liu and Suning Wang. "Switchable Three-State Fluorescence of a Nonconjugated Donor-Acceptor Triarylborane." Org. Lett, 2011, 13, 300-303.

194. Zachary M. Hudson, Michael G. Helander, Zheng-Hong Lu and Suning Wang. "Highly Efficient Orange Electrophosphorescence from a Trifunctional Organoboron-Pt(II) Complex." Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 755-757.


193. Stephen K. Murphy, Chul Baik, Jiasheng Lu, and Suning Wang. "Single Boryl Isomerization in Silyl-Bridged Photochromic Diboryl Dyes." Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 5266-5269.

192. Chul Baik, Stephen K. Murphy and Suning Wang. "Switching of a Single Boryl Unit in π-Conjugated Photochromic Polyboryl Compounds and Its Impact on Fluorescence Quenching." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 8224-8227.

191. Nan Wang, Zachary M. Hudson, and Suning Wang. "Reactivity of Aryldimesitylboranes under Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling Conditions." Organometallics, 2010, 29, 4007-4011.

190. Shu-Bin Zhao and Suning Wang. "Luminescence and Reactivity of 7-azaindole Derivatives and Complexes." Chem. Soc. Rev., 2010, 8, 3142-3156.

189. Zachary M. Hudson, Christina Sun; Michael G. Helander, Hazem Amarne, Zheng-Hong Lu and Suning Wang. "Enhancing Phosphorescence and Electrophosphorescence Efficiency of Cyclometalated Pt(II) Compounds with Triarylboron" Adv. Funct. Mater. 2010, 20, 3426-3439.
*Highlighted as a hot paper

188. Yi Sun and Suning Wang. "Extending -Conjugation of Triarylborons with a 2,2'-Bpy Core: Impact of Donor-Acceptor Geometry on Luminescence, Anion Sensing, and Metal Ion Binding" Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 4394-4404. (Selected as cover article)

187. Hazem Amarne, Chul Baik, Stephen K. Murphy and Suning Wang. "Steric and Electronic Influence on Photochromic Switching of N,C-Chelate Four-Coordinate Organoboron Compounds" Chem. Eur. J., 2010, 16, 4750-4761. (Highlighted as a hot paper)

186. Sanela Martic, Gang Wu and Suning Wang. "Interactions of Cytidine with N2-functionalized Guanosines and Cytidine - Cytidine Exchange Involving a GC pai: an NMR and Fluorescence Spectroscopic Study." Can. J. Chem., 2010, 88, 524-532.

185. Shu-Bin Zhao, Qian Cui and Suning Wang. "New Bimetallic Reactivity in Pt2(II,II)/Pt2(IV,IV) Transformation Mediated by a Benzene Ring." Organometallics, 2010, 29, 998-1003.

184. Wade White, Zachary M. Hudson, Xiao-Dong Feng, Sijin Han, Zheng-Hong Lu and Suning Wang. "Linear and Star-Shaped Benzimidazolyl Derivatives: Syntheses, Photophysical Properties and Use as Highly Efficient Electron Transport Materials in OLEDs." Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 892-899.


183. Chul Baik, Zachary M. Hudson, Hazem Amarne and Suning Wang. "Enhancing the Photochemical Stability of N,C-Chelate Boryl Compounds: C-C Bond Formation versus C=C Bond cis, trans-Isomerization." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 14549-14559. *Highlighted in Synfacts, 2009, 12, 1348.

182. Zachary M. Hudson, Yi Sun, Bryan Ross, Rui-Yao Wang and Suning Wang. "The Anionic Coordination Polymer {K2[PtII2AgI8(2,2'-bipy)2(O2CCF3)14]}n" Acta Cryst., 2009, C65, m328-m330.

181. Ying-Li Rao and Suning Wang. "Impact of Constitutional Isomers of (BMes2)phenylpyridine on Structure, Stability, Phosphorescence and Lewis Acidity of Mononuclear and Dinuclear Pt(II) Complexes." Inorg. Chem., 2009, 48, 7698-7713.

*180. Zachary M. Hudson and Suning Wang. "Impact of Donor-Acceptor Geometry and Metal Chelation on Photophysical Properties and Applications of Triarylboranes." Acc. Chem. Res., 2009, 42, 1584-1596.

179. Zachary M. Hudson, Shu-Bin Zhao, Rui-Yao Wang and Suning Wang. "Switchable Ambient-Temperature Singlet-Triplet Dual Emission in Triarylboron-Pt(II) Complexes." Chem. Eur. J., 2009, 15, 6131-6137.
*Selected as cover article!

178. Yi Sun and Suning Wang. "Conjugated Triarylboryl Donor-Acceptor Systems Supported by 2,2'-bipyridine: Metal Chelation Impact on Luminescence, Electron Accepting Ability and "Turn-on" Fluoride Sensing." Inorg. Chem., 2009, 48, 3755-3767.

177. Shu-Bin Zhao, Rui-Yao Wang and Suning Wang. "Reactivity of SiMe3- and SnR3-Functionalized Bis(7-azaindol-1-yl)methane with [PtR2(?-SMe2)]n (R = Me, Ph) and the Resulting Pt(II) and Pt(IV) Complexes." Organometallics, 2009, 28, 2572-2582.

176. Elizabeth Wong, John Li, Corey Seward and Suning Wang. "Cu(I) and Ag(I) complexes of 7-azaindolyl and 2,2'-dipyridylamino substituted 1,3,5-triazine and benzene: the central core impact on structure, solution dynamics and fluorescence of the complexes." Dalton Trans., 2009, 1776-1785.

175. Yi Sun, Bryan Ross, Rui-Yao Wang and Suning Wang."Pt(2,2'-bpy)(O2CCF3)2 as a terminator for [Ag(O2CCF3)]n aggregates ¡ª Syntheses and structures of heterobimetallic PtIIAgI complexes" Can. J. Chem. 2009, 87, 188-196.


174. Shu-Bin Zhao, Philipp Wucher, Zachary M. Hudson, Theresa M. McCormick, Xiang-Yang Liu, Suning Wang, Xiao-Dong Feng and Zheng-Hong Lu. "Impact of the Linker on the Electronic and Luminescent Properties of Diboryl Compounds: Molecules with Two BMes2 Groups and the Peculiar Behaviour of 1,6-(BMes2)2pyrene." Organometallics, 2008, 27, 6446-6456.

173. Shu-Bin Zhao, Guo-Hui Liu, Datong Song and Suning Wang. "Impact of the Linker Groups in Bis(7-azaindol-1-yl) Chelate Ligands on Structures and Stability of Pt(N,N-L)R2 Complexes" Dalton Trans., 2008, 6953-6965.
*Selected as cover article!

172. Theresa M. McCormick and Suning Wang. "Racemic Atropisomeric N,N-Chelate Ligands for Recognizing Chiral Carboxylates via Zn(II) Coordination: Structure. Fluorescence and Circular Dichroism" Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 10017-10024.

171. Ying-Li Rao, Hazem Amarne, Shu-Bin Zhao, Theresa M. McCormick, Sanela Martic, Yi Sun, Rui-Yao Wang and Suning Wang.  "Reversible Intramolecular C-C Bond Formation/Breaking and Color Switching Mediated by a N,C-Chelate in (2-ph-py)BMes2 and (5-BMes2-2-ph-py)BMes2" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 12898-12900.

170. Sanela Martic, Gang Wu and Suning Wang. "N2-Functionalized Blue Luminescent Guanosines by 2,2'-Dipyridylamino and 2-(2'-Pyridyl)benzimidazolyl Chelate Groups and Their Interactions with Zn(II) Ions" Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 8315-8323.

169. Sanela Martic, Xiang-Yang Liu, Suning Wang and Gang Wu. "Self-Assembly of N2-Modified Guanosine Derivatives: Formation of Discrete G-Octamers" Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 14, 1196-1204.

168. Dongren Bai, Sijin Han, Zheng-Hong Lu and Suning Wang. "Bright blue luminescent pyrenyl-containing organosilicon compounds with contrasting charge transport functionality - SiPh2(p-C6H4-pyrenyl)(p-C6H4-N-benzimidazolyl) and SiPh2(p-C6H4-pyrenyl)[p-C6H4-NPh(1-naph)]" Can. J. Chem. 2008, 86, 230-237.

167. Fenghong Li, Wenli Jia, Suning Wang, Yiqun Zhao and Zheng-Hong Lu. "Blue organic light-emitting diodes based on Mes2B [p-4,4'-biphenyl-NPh(1-naphthyl)]" J. Appl. Phys. 2008, 103, 034509/1-034509/6.

166. Shu-Bin Zhao, Gang Wu and Suning Wang. "Steric Impact of Neutral N,N-Chelates on the Structure and Stability of Five-Coordinate Platinum(IV) Complexes: fac-PtIVMe3 Complexes of BAB and BAM" Organometallics 2008, 27, 1030-1033.


165. Zhao, Shu-Bin; MCormick, Theresa; Wang, Suning. "Ambient-Temperature Metal-to-Ligand Charge-Transfer Phosphorescence Facilitated by Triarylboron: Bnpa and Its Metal Complexes" Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 10965 -10967.

164. McCormick, Theresa M.; Liu, Qinde; Wang, Suning. "Luminescent Atropisomeric N,N-Chelating Ligands from Copper-Catalyzed One-Pot C-N and C-C Coupling Reactions" Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 4087-4090.

163. Bai, Dong-Ren; Liu, Xiang-Yang; Wang, Suning."Charge-Transfer Emission Involving Three-Coordinate Organoboron: V-Shape versus U-Shape and Impact of the Spacer on Dual Emission and Fluorescent Sensing" Chem.-Eur. J. 2007, 13, 5713-5723.

162. Cui, Yi; Li, Fenghong; Lu, Zheng-Hong; Wang, Suning. "Three-coordinate organoboron with a B:N bond: substituent effects, luminescence/electroluminescence and reactions with fluoride" Dalton Trans. 2007, 25, 2634-2643.

*161. Sun, Yi; Ross, Nicole; Zhao, Shu-Bin; Huszarik, Krista; Jia, Wen-Li; Wang, Rui-Yao; Macartney, Donal; Wang, Suning. "Enhancing Electron Accepting Ability of Triarylboron via Conjugation with 2,2'-Bipy and Metal Chelation: 5,5'-Bis(BMes2)-2,2'-bipy and Its Metal Complexes" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 7510-7511.

160. Zhao, Shu-Bin; Wang, Rui-Yao; Wang, Suning. "Intramolecular C-H Activation Directed Self-Assembly of an Organoplatinum(II) Molecular Square" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 3092-3093.


159. S. B. Zhao, G. Wu, S. Wang* "Impact of Steric Blocking on Diastereoselective C-H Activation of Ethylbenzene by Cationic Pt(II) Complexes with 7-Azaindolyl Derivative" Organometallics, 2006, 25, 5979-5989.

158. Y. Cui, S. Wang* "Diboron and trioboron compounds based on linear and star-shaped Conjugated ligands with 8-Hydroxyquinolate Functionality: Impact of Intermolecular Interaction and Boron Coordination on Luminescence" J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 6485-6496.

157. X. Y. Liu, I. Kwan, S. Wang*, G. Wu*, "G-Quartet Formation from an N2-Modified Guanosine Derivatives" Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 3685-3688.

*156. X. Y. Liu, D. R. Bai, S. Wang* "Charge Transfer Emission in Non-planar Three-coordinate Organoboron Compounds for Fluorescent Sensing of Fluoride". Angew. Chem. Int. 2006, 45, 5475-5478.

155. L. De La Durantaye, T. McCormick, W. L. Jia, S. Wang* "Interaction of 2-(2¡¯-Pyridyl)benzimidazolyl Derivative Ligands with Group 12 Metal Ions: Coordination, Structures and Luminescence", Dalton Trans. 2006, 5675-5682..

154. S. B. Zhao, R. Y. Wang, S. Wang,* "Dinuclear CuI Complexes of 1,2,4,5-Tetra(7-azaindolyl)benzene: Persistent 3-Coordinate Geometry, Luminescence and Reactivity", Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 5830-5840.

153. W. H. Huang, W. L. Jia, S. Wang,* "7-Azaindolyl and Indolyl Functionalized Starburst Molecules with a 1,3,5-Triazine or a Benzene Core: Syntheses and Luminescence", Can. J. Chem., invited contribution to the Walter Szarek special issue, 2006, 84, 477-485.

152. T. McCormick, W. L. Jia, S. Wang*, "Phosphorescent Cu(I) Complexes of 2-(2¡¯-pyridylbenzimidazolyl)benzene: Impact of Phosphine Ancillary Ligands on Electronic and Photophysical Properties of the Cu(I) Complexes", Inorg. Chem., 2006, 46, 147-155.

151. D. R. Bai, S. Wang*, "Organoplatinum Polymorphs with Varying Molecular Conformation, Intermolecular Interaction and Luminescence" Organometallics, 2006, 25, 1517.

150. W. L. Jia, Y. F. Hu, J. Gao, S. Wang*, "Linear and Star-shaped Polynuclear Ru(II) Complexes of 2-(2¡¯-pyridyl)benzimidazolyl Derivatives: Syntheses, Photophysical Properties and Red Light-Emitting Devices", Dalton, 2006, 1721-1728.

149. J. H. Lee, Y. Y. Yuan, Y. J. Kang, W. L. Jia, Z. H. Lu, S. Wang,* "2,5-Functionalized Sprio-Bisiloles As Highly Efficient Yellow Emitters in Eelectroluminescent Devices", Adv. Funct. Mater. 2006, 16, 681-686.


148. C. Seward, S. Wang*, "Starburst Complexes of Di-2-Pyridylamine Derivatives with a Benzene or 1,3,5-Triazine Core"Comments on Inorg. Chem. 2005, 26(1-2),103-125.

*147. Q. Yue, J. Yang, G. H. Li, G. D. Li, W. Xu, J. S. Chen,* S. Wang, "Three-dimensional 3d-4f heterometallic coordination polymers: Synthesis, structures, and magnetic properties", Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 5241-5246.

146. W. L. Jia, McCormick, Y. Tao, J. P. Lu, S. Wang*, New Phosphorescent Polynuclear Cu(I) Compounds Based on Linear and Star-Shaped 2-(2¡¯-Pyridyl)benzimidazolyl Derivatives: Syntheses, Structures, Luminescence and Electroluminescence", Inorg. Chem. 2005, 5706-5712.

145. W. L. Jia, M. J. Moran, Y.Y. Yuan, Z. H. Lu, S. Wang,* "(1-Naphthyl)phenylamino Functionalized Three-Coordinate Organoboron Compounds: Syntheses, Structures, and Applications in OLEDs", J. Mater. Chem. 2005, 15, 3326 - 3333

144. R. Y. Wang, W.L. Jia, H. Aziz, G. Vamvounis, S. Wang,* N. X. Hu, Z. D. Popovi?, J. A. Coggan, "1-Methyl-2-(Anthryl)-Imidazo[4,5-f] [1,10]-Phenanthroline: A Highly Efficient Electron Transport Compound and a Bright Blue Emitter for Electroluminescent Devices", Adv. Funct. Mater. 2005, 15, 1483-1487.

143. S. B. Zhao, D. T. Song, W. L. Jia, S. Wang,* Regioselective C-H Activation of Toluene with a 1,2-Bis(N-7-azaindolyl)benzene Platinum(II) Complex", Organometallics, 2005, 24, 3290-3296.

142. Y. Cui, Q. D. Liu, D. R. Bai, W. L. Jia, Y. Tao, S. Wang*, "Organoboron Compounds with a 8-Hydroxyquinolato Chelate and Its Derivatives: Substituent Effects on Structures and Luminescence", Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 601-609.

141. Q. D. Liu, W. L. Jia, S. Wang* "Blue Luminescent 2-(2¡¯-pyridyl)benzimidazole Derivative Ligands and Their Orange Luminescent Mononuclear and Polynuclear Organoplatinum(II) Complexes", Inorg. Chem., 2005, 44, 1332-1343.

140. Q. D. Liu, M. S. Mudadu, R. Thummel, Y. Tao, S. Wang* From Blue to Red: Syntheses, Structures, Electronic, and Electrochemical Properties of Tunable Luminescent N,N Chelate Boron Complexes. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2005, 15, 143-155.

139. W.-L. Jia, R.-Y. Wang, D. T. Song, S. Ball, A. McLean, S. Wang* "7-Azaindolyl and 2,2¡¯-Dipyridylamino Functionalized Molecular Stars with a 6-fold Symmetry: Self-assembly, Luminescence and Coordination Compounds", Chem., Eur. J., 2005, 11, 832-842.

138. D. T. Song, W. L. Jia, G. Wu, S. Wang* Cu(I) and Zn(II) Complexes of 7-azaindole-containing scorpionates: Structures, luminescence and fluxionality. Dalton Trans., 2005, 433-438.

137. W. L. Jia, X. D. Feng, D. R. Bai, Z. H. Lu*, S. Wang* "Mes2B(p-4,4¡¯-biphenyl-NPh(1-naphthyl)): A Novel Multi-functional Molecule for Electroluminescent Devices" Chem. Mater., 2005, 17, 164-170.


136. D. T. Song, S. Wang*, C-H and C-Cl Activation by Mononuclear and Dinuclear Platinum Complexes With 7-Azaindolyl Containing Chelates" Comments on Inorg. Chem., 2004, 25, 1-18.

135. S. Wang,* C. Seward, "Luminescent materials", an invited chapter in "Encyclopedia of Supramolecular Chemistry Jerry L. Atwood, Jonathan W. Steed, Ed., Dekker: New York, 2004, 816-820.

134. R. Y. Wang, Z. P. Zheng, Q. D. Liu, S. Wang "Cluster and polynuclear compounds. A tetranuclear lanthanide-hydroxo complex featuring the cubane-like [Ln4(OH)4]8+ cluster core, [Nd4(OH)4(H2O)10(alanine)6][ClO4]8." Inorg. Syn. 2004, 34 184-187.

133. J. H. Lee, Q. D. Liu, D. R. Bai, Y. Kang, Y. Tao, S. Wang*, "2,3,4,5-Tetra-functionalized siloles: Syntheses, Structures, Luminescence and Electroluminescence", Organometallics, 2004, 23, 6205-6213.

132. D. R. Bai, S. Wang*, "A Comparative Study on Tetrahedral and Tripodal Luminescent Silane and Methane Compounds with 2,2¡¯-Dipyridylamino Group", Organometallics, 2004, 23, 5958-5966.

131. W. L. Jia, T. McCormick, Q. D. Liu, H. Fukutani, R. Y. Wang, Y. Tao, S. Wang*, "Diarylamino Functionalized Pyrene Derivatives for Use in Blue OLEDs and Complex Formation" J. Mater. Chem, 2004, 14, 3344-3350.

130. Q. D. Liu, R. Y. Wang, S. Wang*, "Blue Phosphorescent Zn(II) and Orange Phosphorescent Pt(II) Complexes of 4,4¡¯-Diphenyl-6,6¡¯-dimethyl-2,2¡¯-bipyrimidine" Dalton Trans., 2004, 2073-2079.

*129. C. Seward, W. L. Jia, R. Y. Wang, G. D. Enright, S. Wang* "Luminescent 2D Macrocyclic Networks Based on Starburst Molecules: [Ag(O3SCF3)]1.5(tdapb) and [Ag(NO3)]3(tdapb), tdapb = 1,3,5-tris(4-(2,2¡¯-dipyridylamino)phenyl)benzene" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 2004, 43, 2933-2936.

128. Junghyun Lee, Michael Motala, Qinde Liu, Justin Dane, Jun Gao, S. Wang* "Photoluminescence, Electroluminescence and Complex Formation of Novel N-7-azaindoyl and 2,2¡¯-dipyridylamino Functionalized Siloles", Chem. Mater., 2004, 16, 1869-1877.

127. D. T. Song, W. L. Jia, S. Wang*, C-H Activation by a Diplatinum(II) Complex: Isolation and Structures of [Pt2(CH3)(SMe2)Ph2(ttab)][BAr'4] and [Pt2(H2O)2Ph2(ttab)][BAr'4]2 (ttab = 1,2,4,5-Tetrakis(1-N-7-azaindolyl)benzene)" Organometallics, 2004, 23, 1194-1196.

*126. W. L. Jia, D.-R. Bai, T. McCormick, Q. D. Liu, M. Motala, R. Y. Wang, C. Seward, Y. Tao, S. Wang* "Three-Coordinate Organoboron Compounds BAr2R (Ar = Mesityl, R = 7-azaindolyl or 2,2¡¯-dipyridylamino Functionalized Aryl or Thienyl) for Electroluminescent Devices and Supramolecular Assembly", Chem., Eur. J., 2004, 10, 994 - 1006.

125. C. Seward, W. L. Jia, R.Y. Wang, and S. Wang* "Pd(II) Complexes of Bowls, Pinwheels, Cages, and N,C,N-Pincers of Starburst Ligands 1,3,5-tris(di-2-pyridylamino)benzene and 2,4,6-tris(di-2-pyridylamino)-1,3,5-triazene" Inorg. Chem. 2004, 43, 978-985.


124. D. T. Song, S. Wang* "Pd(II), Zn(II) and Ag(I) Complexes of Tetrakis(N-7-azaindolyl)benzene: Variation of Bonding Modes, Extended Structures and Luminescence", Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2003, 3774-3782.

123. Y. J. Kang, J. H. Lee, D. T. Song, S. Wang*, "Platinum(II) diimine complexes of Acetylides containing 7-azaindolyl and 2,2¡¯-dipyridylamino Functional groups", J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 2003, 3493-3499.

122. W. L. Jia, Q. D. Liu, R. Y. Wang, S. Wang*, "Novel Phosphorescent Cyclometalated Organotin(IV) and Organolead(IV) Complexes of 2,6-Bis(2¡¯-indolyl)pyridine and 2,6-Bis(2¡¯-7-azaindolyl)pyridine" Organometallics, 2003, 22, 4070-4078.

121. Q. D. Liu, W. L. Jia, G. Wu, S. Wang* "Binuclear and Starburst Organoplatinum(II) Complexes of 2,2¡¯-Dipyridylamino Derivative Ligands: Structures, Fluxionality and Luminescence", Organometallics, 2003 , 22, 3781-3791.

120. Datong Song, S. Wang*, "Benzene C-H Activation by Two Isomeric Pt(II) Complexes of Bis(N-7-azaindolyl)methane" Organometallics, 2003, 22, 2187-2189.

119. W. Chen, Q. Yue, C. Chen, H. M. Yuan, W. Xu, J. S. Chen, S. Wang, " Assembly of a Manganese(II) pyridine-3,4-dicarboxylate polymeric network based on infinite M-O-C Chains", Dalton Trans. 2003, 28-30.

118. G. Wu*, A. Wong, S. Wang, " Solid State 25Mg NMR, X-ray Crystallographic and Quantum Mechanical Study of Bis(pyridine)5,10,15,20-tetraphenylporphyrinato)magnesium(II)", Can. J. Chem. 2003, 81, 275-283.

117. W. Chen, J. Wang, C. Chen, Q. Yue, H. M. Yuan, J. S. Chen,* S. Wang, "Photoluminescent Metal_Organic Polymer Constructed from Trimetallic Clusters and Mixed Carboxylates", Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42, 944-946.

*116. Y. Kang, C. Seward, D. Song, S. Wang, "Blue luminescent rigid molecular rods bearing N-7-azaindolyl and 2,2¡¯-dipyridylamino and their Zn(II) and Ag(I) complexes" Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42, 2789-2797.

*115. W. L. Jia, D. Song, S. Wang *, "Blue Luminescent Three-Coordinate Organoboron Compounds with 2,2¡¯-Dipyridylamino Functional Group", J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68, 701-705.

114. W. L. Jia, Q. Liu, D. Song, S. Wang*"New Blue Phosphorescent Oganosilicon Compounds Based on 2,2¡¯-dipyridylaminophenyl and 2,2¡¯-dipyridylaminobiphenyl", Organometallics, 2003, 22, 321-327.

*113. C. Seward, J. Chan, D. Song, S. Wang*, "Anion Dependent Structures of Luminescent Silver(I) complexes", Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42, 1112-1120.

112. Q. Liu, S. Wang* "Preparation of Two Luminescent Complexes Alq3 (q = 8-hydroxyquinolinolato) and Eu(tta)3(phen) (tta = thenoyltrifluoroacetonato, phen = 1, 10-phenantholine)" J. Chem. Edu. 2003, 80, 1474-1475.


111. J. P. Fackler, Jr.* E. Galarza, G. Garzon, A. M. Mazany, H. H. Murray, O. Rawashdeh, A. Manal; R. Raptis, R. J. Staples, W. E. Van Zyl, S. Wang, E. Cerrada, M. Laguna, Compounds of general interest. The diphenylmethylenethiophosphinate (MTP) ligand in gold(I), platinum(II), lead(II), thallium(I), and mercury(II) complexes, sym-Au2(MTP)2, (PPN)[Au(MTP)2], Au2Pt(MTP)4, Au2Pb(MTP)4, AuTl(MTP)4, Hg(MTP)2, Hg(MTP)2(AuCl)2, and HgIIAuI(MTP)2AuIIICl4" Inorg. Syn., 2002, 33, 171-180.

110. D. Song, K. Sliwowski, J. Pang, S. Wang*, "Diplatinum-Center Mediated Transformation of A Substituted Benzene to A Cyclohexadienyl Dianion and The Breaking of C-Cl Bonds: Syntheses and Structures of Pt2R4(ttab) and Pt2(CH3)4(ttab)Cl2", Organometallics, 2002, 21, 4978-4983.

109. D. Song, H. Schmider, S. Wang* "Isomerism of Bis(7-azaindolyl)methane", Org. Lett. 2002, 4, 4049-4052.

108. Q. Liu, M. S. Mudadu, H. Schmider, R. Thummel*, Y. Tao, S. Wang*, "Tuning the Luminescence and Electroluminescence of Diphenylboron Complexes of 5-Substituted 2-(2'-Pyridyl)indoles", Organometallics, 2002, 21, 4743-4749.

107. R. Wang, D. Song, C. Seward, Y. Tao*, S. Wang*, "Syntheses, Structures and Electroluminescence of Ln2(acac-azain)4(m-acac-azain)2, acac-azain = 1-(N-7-azaindolyl)-1, 3-butanedionato, Ln = Tb(III) and Y(III)", Inorg. Chem., 2002 41, 5187-5192.

106. Y. J. Kang, S. Wang*, "Syntheses and Photophysical properties of Rigid-Rod Conjugated Compounds based on N-7-azaindole and 2, 2?-dipyridylamine", Tetrahedron Letters, 2002, 43, 3711-3713.

105. Q. D. Liu, L. Thorne, D. T. Song, C. Seward, M. D¡¯Iorio, Y. Tao,* S. Wang* "New Red-orange Phosphorescent/Electroluminescent Cycloplatinated Complexes of 2,6-Bis(2¡¯-indolyl)pyridine", J. Chem. Soc. Datlton Trans., 2002, 3234-3240.

104. Y. J. Kang, D. T. Song, H. Schmider, S. Wang* "Novel Blue Phosphorescent Group 15 Compounds MR3, M = P, Sb, Bi, R = p-(N-7-azaindolyl)phenyl" Organometallics, 2002, 21, 2413-2421.

*103. C. Seward, J. Pang, S. Wang* "Luminescent Star-shaped Zn(II) and Pt(II) Complexes Based on Star-shaped 2,2¡¯-dipyridylamino Derivative Ligands", Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2002, 6, 1390-1399.

102. D. Song, S. Wang* " Structures of Pt2(CH3)4(S(CH3)2)2 and Pt3Ph6(S(CH3)2)3", J. Organomet. Chem. 2002, 648, 302-305.

*101. J. Pang, Y. Tao, X.-P. Yang, M. D¡¯Iorio, S. Wang*, "Syntheses, Structures, and Electroluminescence of New Blue Luminescent Star-shaped Compounds of s-Triazine Skeleton and 1,3,5-Trisubstituted Benzene Skeleton 2,2'-Dipyridylamine Derivatives", J. Mater. Chem., 2002, 12, 206-212.

100. R. Y. Wang, D. T. Song, S. Wang* "Toward Constructing Nanoscale Hydroxo-lanthanide Clusters: Syntheses and Characterizations of Novel Tetradeca-nuclear Hydroxo-lanthanide Clusters", J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Comm.. 2002, 368-369.


*99. S. Wang, "Luminescence and Electroluminescence of Al(III), B(III), Be(II) and Zn(II) Complexes with Nitrogen Donors", Coord. Chem. Rev., 2001, 215, 79-98. [Review]

98. D. T. Song, S. F. Liu, R. Y. Wang, S. Wang* "Syntheses and Structures of New Blue Luminescent B(III) and Al(III) Complexes: BPh2(acac-azain) and Al(CH3)(acac-azain)2, acac-azain = 1-N-7-azaindolyl-1,3-butanedionato", J. Organomet. Chem., 2001, 631, 175-180.

*97. D. T. Song, Q. G. Wu, A. Hook, I. Kozin, S. Wang * "Syntheses and Structures of New Luminescent Cyclometalated Palladium(II) and Platinum(II) Complexes: M(Bab)Cl, M(Br-Bab)Cl, M = Pd(II), Pt(II), and Pd3Cl4(Tab)2, Bab=1,3-bis(7-azaindolyl)phenyl, Br-Bab = 1-Bromo-3,5-bis(7-azaindolyl)phenyl, Tab=1,3,5-tris(7-azaindolyl)phenyl", Organometallics, 2001, 20, 4683-4689.

*96. J. Pang, E. J-P. Marcotte, C. Seward, R. S. Brown*, S. Wang* "A Blue Luminescent Starburst Zn(II) Complex that Can Detect Benzene", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl, 2001, 40, 4042-4045.

95. C. Seward, S. Wang,* "Structural and Luminescent Variation of [Eu(tta)3L] Complexes, L = 4,4¡¯-bipyridine, trans-1,2-(4-pyridyl)ethylene , 4,4¡¯-bipyridine-N, N¡¯-dioxide, tta = thenoyltrifluoroacetonato", Can. J. Chem. 2001, 79, 1187-1193.

*94. C. Seward, N. X. Hu, S. Wang*, "1D Chain and 3D Grid Green Luminescent Tb(III) Coordination Polymers: {Tb(O2CPh)3(CH3OH)2(H2O)}n and {Tb2(O2CPh)6(4,4¡¯-bipy)}n", J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans. 2001, 134-137.

93. Q. G. Wu, J. A. Lavigne, Y.Tao, M. D¡¯Iorio, S. Wang,* "Novel Blue Luminescent/Electroluminescent 7-azaindole Derivatives: 1,3-Di(N-7-azaindolyl)benzene, 1-Bromo-3,5-Di(N-7-azaindolyl)benzene, 1,3,5-Tri(N-7-azaindolyl)benzene and 4,4¡¯-Di(N-7-azaindolyl)biphenyl" Chem. Mater., 2001, 13, 71-77.

*92. W. Y. Yang, L. Chen, S. Wang*, "Syntheses, Structures, and Luminescence of Novel Lanthanide Complexes of Tripyridylamine, N,N,N¡¯,N¡¯-Tetra(2-pyridyl)-1,4-phenylenediamine, and N,N,N¡¯,N¡¯-Tetra(2-pyridyl)-biphenyl-4,4¡¯-diamine", Inorg. Chem., 2001, 40, 507-515.


91. S. F. Liu, C. Seward, H. Aziz, N. X. Hu, Z.Popovi and S. Wang,* "Syntheses, Structures, and Luminescence/Electroluminescence of BPh2(mqp), Al(CH3)(mqp) and Al(mqp)3, mqp = 2-(4¡¯-methylquinolinyl)-2-phenolato", Organometallics, 2000, 19, 5709-5714.

*90. Q. G. Wu, Andrea Hook, S. Wang,* "A Blue Luminescent Starburst Molecule and Its Orange Luminescent Trinuclear Pd(II) Complex: 1,3,5-tris(N-7-azaindolyl)benzene (TABH) and PdII3(TAB)2Cl4", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Engl.,2000, 39, 3933-3935.

*89. Q. G. Wu, James A. Lavigne, Y. Tao, M. D¡¯Iorio, S. Wang*, "Blue Luminescent/electroluminescent Zn(II) Compounds of 7-azaindole and N-(2-pyridyl)-7-azaindole: Zn(7-azaindole)2(CH3COO)2, Zn(NPA)(CH3COO)2, and Zn(NPA)(S-(+)-CH3CH2CH(CH3)COO)2, NPA = N-(2-pyridyl)-7-azaindole", Inorg. Chem., 2000, 39, 5248-5254.

88. A. Wong, S. Sham, S. Wang, G. Wu*, "A Solid-State Cesium-133 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and X-ray Crystallographic Study of Cesium Macrocyclic Complexes", Can. J. Chem. 2000, 78, 975-985.

87. Y. S. Zhang, S. Wang,* Craig Bridges, John Greedan, "Co(II) and Mn(II) Complexes of 2,2¢- thiodiethanol: [CoII(2,2¢- thiodiethanol)2Cl2] and [Mn(2,2¥", Can. J. Chem., 2000, 78, 1289-1294.

*86. W. Y. Yang, H. Schmider, Q. G. Wu, Y. S. Zhang, S. Wang*, "Syntheses, Structures, and Fluxionality of Blue Luminescent Zinc(II) Complexes: Zn(2,2¡¯,2"-tpa)Cl2, Zn(2,2¡¯,2"-tpa)2(O2CCF3)2, and Zn((2,2¡¯,3"-tpa)4(O2CCF3)2, tpa = tripyridylamine."Inorg. Chem., 2000, 39, 2397-2404.

*85. S. F. Liu, Q. G. Wu, Hartmut L. Schmider, Hany Aziz, Nan-Xing Hu, Zoran Popovi?, and S. Wang*, "Syntheses, Structures, and Electroluminescence of New Blue/Green Luminescent Chelate Compounds: Zn(2-py-in)2(THF), BPh2(2-py-in), Be(2-py-in)2, and BPh2(2-py-aza), 2-py-in = 2-(2-pyridyl)indole, 2-py-aza = 2-(2-pyridyl)-7-azaindole." J. Amer. Chem. Soc.,2000, 122, 3671-3678.

84. J. Ashenhurst, S. Wang, G. Wu*, "Probing the Origin of Disorder in Polynuclear Aluminum 7-Azaindolyl Complexes by 27Al Multiple-Quantum Magic-Angle-Spinning NMR." J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 2000, 122, 3528-3529.

83. J. Ashenhurst, G. Wu, and S. Wang,* "Syntheses, Structures, Solution and Solid-State 27Al NMR Studies of Blue Luminescent Mononuclear Aluminum Complexes: Al(7-azain)2(7-azain-H)(CH3), Al(7-azain)3(7-azain-H), Al(7-azain)(7-azain-H)(OCH(CF3)2)2, 7-azain-H = 7-azaindole." J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 2000, 122, 2541-2547.

*82. Q. Wu, M. Esteghamatian, N. -X. Hu, Z. Popovic, G. Enright, S. Wang,* Y. Tao, M. D¡¯Iorio, "Synthesis, Structure, and Electroluminescence of BR2q, R= Ph, Et, 2-naphthyl, q = 8-hydroxyquinolato." Chem. Mater.,2000, 12, 79-83.

81. Q. Wu, Y. Zhang, S. Wang,* "A Novel Mg6 Cluster Molecule: Mg6(m3-OH)2(m3-Br)2(m-Br)8(THF)8." J. Cluster Science, 2000, 11, 253-260.


80. S. Wang, J. P. Fackler, Jr., "Rearrangements of Gold and Silver Compounds", a book chapter in "The Chemistry of Organic Derivatives of Gold and Silver." S. Patai and Z. Rapoport Ed., John Wiley & Sons, 1999, 431-450. [Review article]

*79. N. X. Hu,* M. Esteghamatian, S. Xie, Z. Popovic, B. Ong, A. -M. Hor, S. Wang, "A New Class of Blue Emitting Materials Based on 1,3,5-oxadiazole Metal Chelate Compounds for Electroluminescent Devices." Adv. Mater, 1999, 11, 1460-1463.

78. N. X. Hu,* S. Xie, Z. Popovic, B. Ong, A. -M. Hor, S. Wang, "5,11-Di-1-naphthyl-indolo[3,2-b]carbazole: Atropisomerism and Novel Hole Transport Molecule for Organic Light-Emitting Diodes." J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 1999, 121, 5097.

77. Y. Zhang, G. D. Enright, S. R. Breeze, S. Wang*, "Coordination Polymers of Cobalt(II): [Co(4,4'-bpy)2(O2CCF3)2]n and [Co(4,4'-bpy)(O2CCH3)2(H2O)2]n." New J. Chem., 1999,23, 625-628.

76. Q. G. Wu, G. Wu, L. Brancaleon, S. Wang*, "B3O3Ph3(7-azaindole): Structure, Luminescence, and Fluxionality." Organometallics, 1999, 18, 2553-2556.

75. Y. Zhang, S. R. Breeze, S. Wang,* J. E. Greedan, N. P. Raju, L. J. Li, "Polynucealr Co(II) and Cu(II) Complexes of Tetraacetylethane: Cu2(dpa)2(tae)(O2CCF3)2 , {[Cu2(dpa)2(tae)(4,4'-bipy)](O2CCF3)2 and [Co2(dpa)4(tae)](O2CCH3)2(H2O)2, dpa = 2,2'dipyridylamine, tae = tetraacetylethane dianion." Can. J. Chem., 1999, 77, 1424-1435.

*74. Q. Wu, M. Esteghamatian, N. X. Hu, Z. Popovic, G. Enright, S. R. Breeze, S. Wang*, "Isomerism and Blue Electroluminescence of A Novel Organoboron Compound: B2(O)(7-azain)2Ph2, 7-azain = 7-azaindole anion." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 1999, 38, 985-988.

73. S. R. Breeze, S. Wang,* "The Preparation of YBCO Epitaxial Superconducting Film by a Chemical Solution Deposition Process." J. Mater. Science, 1999, 34, 1099-1106.


72. S. Wang, "Bimetallic Copper and Lanthanides, Copper and Alkaline-Earth Metal Complexes Containing Aminoalcohol Ligands." Polyhedron, 1998, 17, 831-843.

71. J. Ashenhurst, L. Brancaleon, S. Gao, W. Liu, H. Schmider, S. Wang,* G. Wu, and Q. G. Wu, "Blue Luminescent Organoaluminum Compounds: Al(CH3)2(dpa), Al2(CH3)5(dpa)2, Al4(O)2(CH3)6(dpa)2, and Al(pfap)3, dpa = deprotonated di-2-pyridylamine, pfap = deprotonated 2-pentafluoroanilinopyridine." Organometallics, 1998, 17, 5334-5341.

70. S. Gao, Q. Wu, G. Wu, S. Wang,* "Highly Fluxional Blue Luminescent Aluminum Complexes: Al(CH3)(7-azain-2-Ph)2(7-azainH-2-Ph), Al3(m3-O)(CH3)3(7-azain-2-Ph)4, and Al3((m3-O)(CH3)3(7-azain-2-CH3)4, 7-azain = 7-azaindole anion." Organometallics, 1998, 17, 4666-4674.

*69. Y. Zhang, S. Wang,* G. D. Enright, S. R. Breeze, "Tetraacetylethane Dianion (tae) as a Bridging Ligand for Chiral Molecular Square Complexes: Structure and Synthesis of CoII4(tae)4(dpa)4, dpa = di-2-pyridylamine." J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 1998, 120, 9398-9399.

*68. J. Ashenhurst, L. Brancaleon, A. Hassan, W. Liu, H. Schmider, S. Wang,*, Q. Wu, "Blue Luminescent Organoaluminum Compounds: Al2(CH3)4(7-azain)2, Al2(CH3)2(7-azain)4, Al2(CH3)(OCH(CF3)2)3(7-azain)2, Al2(m-OCH(CF3)2)(CH3)(7-azain) 2(OCH(CF3)2)2, Al3(m3-O)(CH3) (7-azain)4(OCH(CF3)2)2, and Al4(m3-O)2(7-azain) 6(OCH(CF3)2)2, 7-azain = deprotonated 7-azaindole." Organometallics, 1998, 17, 3186-3195.

67. S. R. breeze, S. Wang,* J. E. Greedan, N. P. Raju, "Thioalcohols as Bridging Ligands in Polynuclear LnIII/CuII and BaII/CuII Complexes. Syntheses, Structures, and Magnetic Properties of Pr2Cu4(tde)3(tdeH)2(hfacac)4( m6-O), Ba2Cu2(tdeH)2(hfacac)4, and Cu4(tde)2(hfacac)4, tdeH = HOCH2CH2SCH2CH2O-, tde = S(CH2CH2O)22-." J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 1998, 2327-2334.

66. A. Hassan, S. Wang,* "The First Blue Luminescent Diborate Compound: B2(O)(C2H5)2(7-azain)2, 7-azain = 7-azaindole anion." J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Commun., 1998, 339.


*65. W. Liu, A. Hassan, S. Wang,* "Novel Oxo-Bridged Blue Luminescent Organoaluminum Complexes: Al4(CH3)6(O)2(dpa)2 and Al3(7-azain)4(OCH(CF3)2)2 (CH3)(O), dpa = deprotonated di-2-pyridylamine, 7-azain = deprotonated 7-azaindole." Organometallics, 1997, 16, 4257-4259.

64. A. Hassan, S. Wang,* "Organobismuth(V) Complexes containing bifunctional ligands, BiAr3(O2CR)2: Hydrogen bonded extended structures and stereoselectivity."J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans. 1997, 2009-2017.

*63. S. Kawata, S. R. Breeze, S. Wang,* J. E. Greedan, N. P. Raju, "Structural interconversion facilitated by a bifunctional ligand: A covalently linked 2D CuII sheet [Cu(3-pyOH)2(O2CCF3)2 ]n and a hydrogen-bond linked 2D CuII sheet [Cu(3-pyOH)2(O2CCF3)2(thf)2]n" J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Commun. 1997, 717-718.


62. S. R. Breeze, S. Wang,* J. E. Greedan, N. P. Raju , "Copper and Bismuth Complexes Containing Dipyridyl gem-Diolato Ligands: Bi2[(2-Py) 2CO(OH)]2(O2CCF3) 4(THF)2 , Cu[(2-Py)2CO(OH)]2(HO 2CCH3)2, and Cu4[(2-Py) 2CO(OH)]2(O2CCH3) 6(H2O)2, A Ferromagnetically Coupled Tetranuclear Copper(II) Chain." Inorg. Chem., 1996,35, 6944-6951.

61. A. Hassan, S. R. Breeze, S. Courtenay, C. Desplippe, and S. Wang,* "Organobismuth(III) and Organobismuth(V) Complexes Containing Pyridyl and Amino Funcitonal Groups. Syntheses and Characterizations of BiIII Ar3 ( Ar = p-C6H4(NMe2), p-C6H4CH2(NPri2), p-C6H 4[CH2N(2-Py)2]), BiVAr3L2, [BiVAr3Cl]2O, [BiVAr4][PF6 ], and [BiVAr4]2 [Ag2Cl 4] (Ar = p-C6H4(NMe2, or p-C6H4[CH2N(2-Py)2], L = Cl, CH3CO2, CF3CO2-."Organometallics, 1996, 15, 5613-5612.

60. S. J. Trepanier, S. Wang,* "Alkylaluminum Complexes Containing Pyridyl Amido Ligands. Syntheses and Characterization of AlMe2[N(CH2 -2-Py)2], Al2Me5[N(CH2-2-Py)2], and Al2Me4[2,3,5,6-tetra(2-pyridyl)piperazyl], An Unusual Carbon-Carbon Bond Coupling Product."Can. J. Chem. 1996, 74, 2032-2040.

59. S. R. Breeze, S. Wang,* "Synthesis and Characterization of SrCu2(O2CR)3 (bdmap)3and Bi2(O2CCH3)4(bdmap)2 (H2O)(R = CH3, CF3, bdmap = 1,3-bis(dimethylamnio)-2-propanolato)." Inorg. Chim. Acta,1996, 250, 163-171.

58. S. J. Trepanier, S. Wang*, "Alkylaluminum Complexes Containing Pyridyl Amido Ligands. Syntheses, Structures, and NMR Spectroscopic Studies of [Al(CH3)2(NHCH2-2-Py)]2, [Al(CH3)2(NHCH2-4-Py)]2, [Al(CH3)2(HNCH2 -4-Py)Al(CH3)3]2 and Al(CH3)3(NH2CH2 -4-Py)Al(CH3)3." Organometallics, 1996, 15, 760-765.

57. S. R. Breeze, S. Wang,* "Perturbation of the Electronic Structure of a Cu(II) ion by a CuI Cl Moiety in a Class I Mixed Valence Copper Complex Cu II(Me5dien)Cl 2(CuICl)." Inorg. Chem., 1996, 35, 3404-3408.

56. S. Wang, "Cu3(bdmap)4Cl2(CH3OH), bdmap = 1,3-bis(dimethylamino)-2-propanolato: A Clamp-Shaped molecule." Acta Cryst. 1996, C52, 41-43. 55. S. R. Breeze, S. Wang,* "Fluxionality in Polynuclear Copper(II) Complexes Containing Aminoalcoholato Ligands: Syntheses, Structures, Magnetism and 1H NMR Spectroscopic Investigation of Cu2(OCH2CH2NMe2)2 (OAc)2,Cu2(OCH2CH2 NMe2)2(OAc)2(H2O)2, and Cu4(O)(bdmmp)2Br4 ." J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans. 1996, 1341-1349.


54. S. Wang, "Polynuclear Copper(II) Complexes Containing Aminoalcoholato Ligands." Journal of Cluster Science, 1995, 6, 463-484. [Review article]

53. S. J. Trepanier, S. Wang,* "Syntheses and Structures of A Four-coordinate Mononuclear Dialkylaluminum Complex and a Cyclic Trinuclear Alkylaluminum Complex with a Bidentate Amido Ligand, Al(CH3)2(PhNCH2CH2NH2) and [Al(CH3)(µ -PhNCH2CH2NH)]3." J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 1995, 2425 - 2429.

52. R. J. Staples, T. Carlson, S. Wang, J. P. Fackler,* Jr., "Dimethyldiphenyl phosphonium Iodide, [PPh2(CH3)2]+I- and Dimehtyldiphenylphosphonium Bromide, [PPh2(CH3)2 ]+Br-." Acta Cryst. 1995, C51, 498-500.

*51. L. Chen, S. R. Breeze, R. Rousseau, S. Wang,* L. K. Thompson, " Polynuclear Copper-Lanthanide Complexes with Aminoalcohol Ligands. Syntheses, Structures, Magnetic and Spectroscopic Studies of Cu(bdmmp)2(H2O), PrCu(bdmmp)(bdmmpH)(OH)(hfacac)3, [LaCu(bdmmp)(bdmmpH)(OH)(O2CCF3)3]3, and Cu4(bdmmp)2(O)(O2CCF3)4 , bdmmpH = 2,6-bis[(dimethylamino)methyl ]-4-methylphenol, hfacac = hexafluoroacetylacetonato." Inorg. Chem., 1995, 34, 454-465.

50. S. Wang,* Z. Pang, K. D. L. Smith, C. Deslippe, Y. Hua, "The Decomposition and Cycloaddition Reactions of the hfacac Ligand, and the Syntheses and Structures of Ln2(hfacac)2(bdmap)2(H2O)2(THF)2, LnCu(bdmapH)2(hfacac)2(O2CCF3)L, and LnCu2(hfacac)(bdmap)3(O2CCH3)2(O2CCF3)(hfacacH), Ln = Y, Pr, Nd, hfacac = hexafluoroacetylacetonato, bdmap = 1,3-bis(dimethylamino)-2-propanolato, L = 2-methyl-2,4,6-tris(trifluoromethyl)-1,3-dioxane-4,6-diolato." Inorg. Chem.. 1995, 34, 908-917.

49. J. P. Fackler*, Jr., C. A. Lopez, R. J. Staples, S. Wang, R. E. P. Winpenny and R. P. Lattimer, "Self Assembly of Isostructural Copper(I)-Silver(I) Butterfly Clusters with 2-Mercaptothiazoline: Syntheses and Structures of (PPh3)2Cu4(C3H4NS2)4 , [(C5H5N)Cu4(C3H4NS2)4]n, (PPh3)2Ag4(C3H4NS2)4, and (PPh3)2Ag2Cu2(C3H4NS2)4." Croat. Chem. Acta., 1995, 68, 793-823.


48. S. J. Trepanier, S. Wang*, "Oxygen-Induced Structural Transformation of Polynuclear Organoaluminum Complexes with Bidentate Imido Ligands: Syntheses and Crystal Structures of Al4(8-imidoquinoline)2Me8 and Al4(8-imidoquinoline)2Me7(OCH3)." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Engl. 1994, 33, 1265-1266.

47. S. J. Trepanier, S. Wang,* "Syntheses and Structures of Alkylaluminum Complexes with a Tridentate Amido Ligand, Al(CH3)2(Et2NCH2CH2NCH2CH2NEt2 ) and Al3(CH3)8(Et2NCH2CH2NCH2CH2NEt2 )." Organometallics, 1994, 13, 2213-2217. 46. S. R. Breeze, L. Chen, S. Wang,* "Cation-Anion Interactions Involving Hydrogen Bonds. Syntheses, Structures, and Spectroscopic Studies of [daH2][BiPh(O2CCF3)4 ], [PyH]2[BiPh(O2CCF3)4], and [daH2][Bi(O2CCF3)5 ], da = diamine, Py = pyridine." J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Transactions, 1994, 2545-2557.

45. S. R. Breeze, S. Wang,* "Syntheses, Structures, and Thermal Properties of Heterometallic Copper(II)-Alkaline Earth Metal(II) Complexes with 1,3-Bis(dimethylamino)-2-propanolato (bdmap) and Trifluoroacetate as Ligands: CaCu(bdmap)2(O2CCF3)2(H2O), Sr2Cu2(bdmap)2(O2CCF3 )4 , and Sr2Cu4(bdmap)6(O2CCF3 )4(OH)2." Inorg. Chem. 1994, 33, 5113-5121.

44. S. Wang,* J. C. Zheng, J. R. Hall, L. K. Thompson, "Crystal Structure and Magnetic Properties of a Cubane-Type Copper Compound [Cu(2,2,6,6-Tetramethyl-3,5 -heptanedionato)(ethoxo)]4." Polyhedron, 1994, 13, 1039-1044.

*43. S. Wang,* Z. Pang, K. D. L. Smith, M. J. Wagner, "Syntheses and Characterization of Polynuclear Metal Complexes Related to a Chemical Precursor System for the YBa2Cu3O7-x Superconductor and Related Polynuclear Metal Complexes." J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans. 1994, 955-964.

42. R. J. Staples, S. Wang, J. P. Fackler,* Jr., "3,5-Diphenyl-1,2-dithiolium Diiodoauride(I)." Acta Cryst. 1994, C50, 1580-1582.

41. R. J. Staples, S. Wang, J. P. Fackler,* Jr., S. O. Grim, E. D. Laubenfels, "{Au[(n-Bu)PPh2]}{(Ph2PS)3C}]?CH3CN: An Irregular Three-Coordinate AuI Complex." Acta Cryst. 1994, C50, 1242-1244.


40. S. J. Trepanier, S. Wang,* "Structure and Reactivity of the First Lithium Complex with a Tridentate Amide Ligand, [Li(Et2NCH2CH2NCH2CH2NEt2 )]2 ." Organometallics, 1993, 12, 4207-4210.

39. S. Wang,* Z. Pang, J. C. Zheng, M. J. Wagner, "Homonuclear Copper Complexes with Multidentate Aminoalcohol Ligands. The Synthesis and Characterization of a Hexanuclear Copper Complex CuII6(bdmap)3Cl6(O)(OH) with a Propeller Structure, bdmap = 1,3-bis(dimethylamino)-2-propanol." Inorg. Chem., 1993, 32, 5975-5980.

38. S. Wang,* Z. Pang, K. D. L. Smith, "Synthesis and Crystal Structure of a Dinuclear Yttrium(III)(Lanthanides(III))-Copper(II) Complex with an Unusual 2-methyl-2,4,6-tris(trifluoromethyl)-1,3-dioxane-4,6-diolato Ligand." Inorg. Chem., 1993, 32, 4992-4993.

37. S. R. Breeze, S. Wang,* "Hydrogen-Bond Directed Assembly of one-Dimensional and Two-Dimensional Polymeric Copper(II) Complexes with Trifluoroacetate and Hydroxypyridine as Ligands: A Structural Investigation." Inorg. Chem., 1993, 32, 5981-5989.

36. S. R. Breeze, S. Wang,* "Unusual Structural Variations Observed in the [Bi(O2CCF3)4Ph]2- Anion: Selective Cation-Anion Interactions Involving Hydrogen Bonds." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Engl. 1993, 32, 589-591.

35. S. Wang,* S. J. Trepanier, M. J. Wagner, "Molecular Copper-Barium Compounds. Syntheses and Crystal Structures of Two Sandwich Copper-Barium Complexes BaCu4(bdmap)4(PyO)4(O2CCF3)2 , and BaCu4(deae)4(PyO)4(O2CCF3)2 , bdmap = 1,3-Bis(dimethylamino)-2-propanolato, PyO = Deprotonated 2-Hydroxypyridine, deae = 2-diethylaminoethanolato." Inorg. Chem., 1993, 32, 833-840.


34. S. Wang,* K. D. L. Smith, Z. Pang, M. J. Wagner, "A New Chemical Precursor System to the Yba2Cu3O7-x Superconductor Using Acetate and 1,3-Bis(dimethylamino)-2-Propanol (dmapH) Ligands. Isolation and Characterization of a Polynuclear Copper(II) Complex [Cu4(OAc)6(dmap)2 (H2O)2]n with a Two-dimensional Hydrogen-Bonded Network." J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1992, 1594-1596.

33. S. Wang,* Z. Pang, M. J. Wagner, "Comparative Study of Crystal Structures, Thermal and Magnetic Properties of a Y2Cu8 and a Nd2Cu8 Complexes." Inorg. Chem., 1992, 31, 5381-5388.

32. J. C. Zheng, R. J. Rouseau, S. Wang,* "Homonuclear Copper Complexes with Multidentate Aminoalcohol Ligands. Synthesis and Characterization of a Dicopper Zwitterion Cu2(1,3-bis(dimethylamino)-2-propanol)2Cl4 and a Tricopper Compound Cu3(1,3-bis(dimethylamino)-2-propanolato)2Cl4." Inorg. Chem., 1992, 31, 106-110.

31. R. J. Staples, MD. Nazrul I. Khan, S. Wang, J. P. Fackler,* Jr., "Structure of trans-Dicyanobis(triphenylphosphine)platinum(II) Dimethanol Solvate." Acta Cryst. 1992, C48, 2213-2215.

30. S. Wang,* S. J. Trepanier, J. C. Zheng, Z. Pang , "Homonuclear and Heteronuclear Metal Complexes with A Cyclic CuII4 Unit. Syntheses, Crystal Structures and Magnetic Properties of [CuII4(dmap)3(OH)(O2CCH3)2(HO2CCH3 )(H2O)][PF6]2 , [CuII4(dmap)2(O2CCH3)4][PF6]2 , [CuII4(dmap)2(O2CCH3)2(OH)2][ HgII(O2CCH3)Cl2]2[HgIICl2 ], and [CuII4(dmap)2(O2CCH3)3(OH)2(H2O)][PF6], dmap =1,3-Bis(dimethylamino)-2-propanolato." Inorg. Chem., 1992, 31, 2118-2127.

29. J. P. Fackler,* Jr., C. A. Lopez, R. J. Staples, S. Wang, R. E. P. Winpenny, R. P. Lattimer, "Self Assembly of Isostructural Copper(I)-Silver(I) Butterfly Clusters with 2-Mercaptothiazoline: Syntheses and Structures of (PPh3)2Cu4(C3H4NS2)4 , [(C5H5N)Cu4(C3H4NS2)4]n, (PPh3)2Ag4(C3H4NS2)4, and (PPh3)2Ag2Cu2(C3H4NS2)4." J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Commun., 1992, 146-148.


28. S. Wang, "Heterometallic Yttrium-Copper Complexes. Synthesis and Crystal Structure of Y2Cu8(µ4-O)2(µ-PyO)12(µ-Cl)2(NO3)4(H2O)4 ." Inorg. Chem., 1991, 30, 2252-2253.


*27. S. Wang, J. P. Fackler,* Jr., "Gold Thiolate Complexes with Short Intermolecular Au-Au Distances from Reactions of Organic Disulfides with Au(I) Complexes. Synthesis and Crystal Structures of [AuI2(PPh3)2(SCH2Ph)]NO3 and AuIII2Cl4(SPh)2." Inorg. Chem., 1990, 29, 4404-4407.

26. S. Wang, J. P. Fackler,* Jr., "The Structure of Bis(m-methylenediphenylthio phosphinato)-gold(I)mercury(II) bis(1,1-dicyanoethylene-2,2-dithiolato-S,S')aurate." Acta, Cryst., 1990, C46, 2253-2256.

25. S. Wang, J. P. Fackler,* Jr. and T. E. Carlson, "Organosilver Complexes. Synthesis and Crystal Structure of A Ylide Disilver Complexes, [Ag(CH2PPh2S)]2 ." Organometallics, 1990, 9, 1973-1975.

24. S. Wang, J. P. Fackler,* Jr., "Heterobimetallic Complexes of Au and Hg. Synthesis and Characterizations of Hg(CH2P(S)Ph2)2(AuCl)2 and HgAu(CH2P(S)Ph2)2AuCl4." Organometallics, 1990, 9, 111-115.


23. Md. N. I. Khan, C. King, J. C. Wang, S. Wang, J. P. Fackler,* Jr., "Interactions Between NaBH3CN and [Pt(dppm)Cl]2 . X-ray Structural Characterization of the Complexes [Pt(dppm)(CNBH2 CN)]2(CHCl3), [Pt(dppm)(CN)]21/2(C5H5N) and [Pt(dppm)(CNBH3)]2(H2O). The Isomerization of trans-[Pt(dppm)(NCBH2CN)]2 to trans-[Pt(dppm)(CNBH2CN)]2 ." Inorg. Chem., 1989, 28, 4656-4662.

*22. S. Wang, G. Garzon, C. King, J. C. Wang, J. P. Fackler,* Jr., "Luminescent Extended One Dimensional Bimetallic Chain Compounds with Relativistic Metal-Metal Bonds. Syntheses, Crystal Structures and Spectroscopic Studies of AuTl(mtp)2 and Au2Pb(mtp)4 , mtp = Ph2P(CH2)S." Inorg. Chem., 1989, 28, 4623-4629.

21. S. Wang, J. P. Fackler,* Jr., "Polymeric Mercury Complexes. The Synthesis and Crystal Structures of [Hg(C5H4NS)(CH3CO2)]n , Hg(C5H4NS)2 and Hg(CH2P(S)Ph2)2." Inorg. Chem., 1989, 28, 2615-2619.

20. S. Wang, J. P. Fackler,* Jr., "Carbene Double Insertions into Metal-Sulfur Bonds. Synthesis and Characterization of [HgAu(CH2SPPh2CH2)2]PF6 , the First Example of Carbene Double Insertions into Metal-Sulfur Bonds." Organometallics, 1989, 8, 1578-1579.

*19. Md. N. I. Khan, S. Wang, J. P. Fackler,* Jr., "Synthesis and Structural Characterization of [(n-Bu)4N]2 [Au2(i-MNT)2] (i-MNT=1,1-dicyanoethylene-2,2-dithiolate) and Its Oxidative-addition Products [Ph4As]2 [Au2(i-MNT)2Cl2], [(n-Bu)4N]2 [Au2(i-MNT)2Br2] and [(n-Bu)4N][Au(i-MNT)2]. Spectral Studies of the Disproportionation of [(n-Bu)4N]2 [Au2(i-MNT)2X2], (X=Cl-, Br-, I-) into [(n-Bu)4N][AuX2] and [(n-Bu)4N][Au(i-MNT)2]." Inorg. Chem., 1989, 28, 3579-3588.


18. S. Wang, J. P. Fackler,* Jr., "Organometallic Complexes with Hg[CH2P(S)Ph2]2 Unit. Syntheses and Characterization of Two Structural Isomers of [HgAu(CH2P(S)Ph2)2][PF6] and a Precursor Hg(CH2P(S)Ph2)2." Organometallics, 1988, 7, 2415-2417.

*17. S. Wang, J. P. Fackler,* Jr., J. C. Wang, C. King, "Luminescent Organometallic Compounds with Relativistic Metal-metal Bonds. Synthesis and Characterization of AuTl[Ph2P(CH2)S]2 , an One Dimensional Polymer in Solid State." J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 1988, 110, 3308-3310.

16. Md. N. I. Khan, S. Wang, D. D. Heinrich, J. P. Fackler,* Jr., "The Structure of Bis(triphenylphosphine)(1,1-dicyanoethylene-2,2-dithiolato)digold(I), [(AuPPh3)2(S2CC(CN)2)]." Acta Cryst. 1988, C44, 822-824.

15. S. Wang, J. P. Fackler,* Jr., "Unusual Resonance Structures of Organic Thione Formed and Stabilized by gold(I) Complexation: The Isolation and Characterization of an Alkyl Substituted Thiabenzenthione and Trithiapentalene Coordinated to AuI." J . Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1988, 22-24.

*14. Md. N. I. Khan, S. Wang, J. P. Fackler,* Jr., "The First Structurally Characterized Example of a Non-organometallic AuII Dimer. The Syntheses and Crystal and Molecular Structures of [(n-Bu)4N][Au(i-MNT)]2 ." Inorg. Chem., 1988, 27, 1672-1673.


13. R. D. Adams,* S. Wang , "Ligand-assisted Addition Reactions. Alkyne Additions and Couplings in the Unsaturated Cluster Complexes Os4(CO)11(m4-R2C2CO2Me)(m3-S), (R = H and CO2Me)." Organometallics, 1987, 6, 739.

12. R. D. Adams,* S. Wang, "Cluster Framework Rearrangements. An Unusual Transformation of a Butterflycluster into a Rhombus: The Crystal and Molecular Structures of Os4(CO)12(m3-S)(m-HCCR), R = Ph, CO2Me." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1987, 109, 224.

11. R. D. Adams,* S. Wang, "The Coupling of Cumulenes to an Alkyne Ligand in an Osmium Cluster Complex. The Reaction of Os4(CO)11(m4-S)(HCCCO2Me) with Allene and Methylisocyanate." Organometallics, 1987, 6, 45.


10. R. D. Adams,* S. Wang, "Reactivity of Unsaturated Clusters. Multiple Addition of Unsaturated Hydrocarbons to Os4(CO)11(m4-S)(m4-HCCCO2Me)." Organometallics, 1986, 5, 1274.

9. R. D. Adams,* S. Wang, "Facile Activation of Hydrogen by an Unsaturated Metal Carbonyl Cluster. The Addition of H2 to Os4(CO)11(m4-S)(m4-HCCCO2Me)." Organometallics, 1986, 5, 1272.

8. R. D. Adams,* S. Wang, "Facile Addition of Small Molecules to Os4(CO)12(m3-S). The Syntheses and Molecular Structures of Os4(CO)12(NHMe2)(m3-S) and Os4(CO)12(m3-S)(m-H)2." Inorg. Chem., 1986, 25, 2534.

7. R. D. Adams,* J. E. Babin, R. Mathab, S. Wang, "Metal-metal Exchange Reactions. Syntheses of Platinum-Osmium Carbonyl Clusters Containing Quadruply Bridging Sulfido Ligands." Inorg. Chem., 1986, 25, 1623.

6. R. D. Adams,* J. E. Babin, R. Mathab and S. Wang, "The Synthesis of Square Pyramidal Platinum-Osmium Carbonyl Clusters by Metal-Metal Exchange. The Isolation and Structural Characterization of a Hexanuclear Intermediate." Inorg. Chem., 1986, 25, 4.

5. R. D. Adams,* I. T. Horvath, S. Wang, "The Role of Sulfido Ligand in the Synthesis of Heteronuclear Clusters. The Synthesis and Crystal and Molecular Structure of PtOs4(CO)11(PMe2Ph)(m3-S)2 and PtOs3(CO)9(PMe2Ph)(m3-S)2 ." Inorg. Chem., 1986, 25, 1617.


4. R. D. Adams,* S. Wang , "Dynamical Skeletal Rearrangement in Transition Metal Clusters. Evidence for Unusually Facile Metal-Metal Bond Reorganization in the Compound PtOs3(CO)9(PMe2Ph)(m3-S)2. " Inorg. Chem., 1985, 24, 4447.

3. R. D. Adams,* H. S. Kim, S. Wang, "A New Type of Carbene Catalyst: Direct Evidence for the Involvement of Coordinated Carbene in a Cluster-Catalyzed Transalkylation Reaction between Tertiary Amines." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1985, 107, 6107.

2. R. D. Adams,* S. Wang , "Two-site Reactivity in a SulfidoLigand-bridged Cluster. The Reaction of Os4(CO)12(m3-S) with Terminal Acetylenes." Organometallics, 1985, 4, 1902.

1. R. D. Adams,* I. T. Horvath, S. Wang , "Importance of Triply Bridging Sulfido Ligands in the Synthesis of Mixed-metal Clusters: Synthesis and Crystal and Molecular Structure of Os3(CO)9(m3-S)2[W(CO)5]." Inorg. Chem., 1985, 24, 1728.

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