(56) L. Wang, J. Li, L. Zhang, Y. Fang, C. Chen, Y. Zhao, Y. Song, L. Deng, G. Tan,* X. Wang,* and P. P. Power*, Isolable Borane-Based Diradical and Triradical Fused by a Diamagnetic Transition Metal Ion,J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b10141.

(55) W. Wang, J. Li, L. Yin, Y. Zhao, Z. Ouyang, X. Wang,* Z. Wang,* Y. Song,* P. P. Power,* Half-Sandwich Metal Carbonyl Complexes as Precursors to Functional Materials: From a Near-Infrared Absorbing Dye to a Single-Molecule Magnet. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b06795.

(54) G. Tan, J. Li, L. Zhang, C. Chen, Y. Zhao, X. Wang,* Y. Song,* Y. Zhang,* M. Driess,* The Charge Transfer Approach to Radicals of a Heavier Main-Group element. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201707501.

(53) T. Li, H. Wei, Y. Fang, S. Chen, Z. Zhang, Y. Zhao, G. Tan,* X. Wang,* Elusive Antimony-Centered Radical Cations: Isolation, Characterizations and Crystal Structures. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 632. DOI:10.1002/anie.201610334

(52) G. Tan, X. Wang,* Isolable Bis(triarylamine) Dications: Analogues of Thiele’s, Chichibabin’s, and Mu?ller’s Hydrocarbons” . Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.7b00229.

(51) L. Wang, Y. Fang, H. Mao, Y. Qu, J. Zuo, Z. Zhang, G. Tan,* X. Wang,* An Isolable Diboron-Centered Diradical with a Triplet Ground State. Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 6930.

(50) N. Yuan, W. Wang, Y. Fang, J. Zuo, Y. Zhao, G. Tan,* X. Wang,* Bis(boryl anion)-Substituted Pyrenes: Syntheses, Characterizations, and Crystal Structures. Organometallics, 2017, 36, 2498.

(49) W. Wang , L. Wang , S. Chen , W. Yang , Z. Zhang , X. Wang,* Air-Stable Diradical Dications with Ferromagnetic Interaction Ex-ceeding the Thermal Energy at Room Temperature: From a Monomer to a Dimer. SCI. CHINA. Chem. 2017,DOI:10.1007/s11426-017-9101-5.

(48) S. Zhang, X. Wang, Z. Zhang, W. Wang, S. Liu, Y. Sui, G.Tan,* X. Wang,* Putting Aniline Radical Cations in a Bottle. SCI. CHINA Chem. 2017, DOI: ?10.1007/s11426-017-9096-7.

(47) T. Li, H. Wei, Z. Zhang, Y. Zhao, Y. Sui, X. Wang,*One-dimensional alkylate-bridged Würster’s blue-based diradical dications. SCI. CHINA Chem. 2017, 60, 602.


(46) T. Li, G. Tan, D. Shao, J. Li, Z. Zhang, Y. Song, Y. Sui, S. Chen, Y. Fang, X. Wang,* Magnetic Bistability in a Discrete Organic Radical, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 10092-10095.

(45) G. Tan, S. Li, S. Chen, Y. Sui, Y. Zhao, X. Wang,* Isolable Diphosphorus-Centered Radical Anion and Diradical Dianion. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 6735-6738.

(44) Y. Su, X. Wang, Z. Zhang, L. Wang, X. Wang,* Y. Song* and Philip P. Power,* Thermally Controlling the Singlet-Triplet Energy Gap of a Diradical in the Solid State. Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 6514-6518.

(43) N. Yuan, W. Wang, Z. Wu, S. Chen, G. Tan, Y. Sui, X. Wang,* J. Jiang,* and P. P. Power.*A Boron-Centered Radical: Potassium-Crown Ether Stabilized Boryl Radical Anion. Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 12714 - 12716.


(42) X. Zheng, Z. Zhang, G. Tan,* X. Wang,* An Aliphatic Solvent-Soluble Lithium Salt of the Perhalogenated Weakly Coordinating Anion [Al(OC(CCl3)(CF3)2)4]. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 1008-1010.



(41) X. Zheng, X. Wang, Z. Zhang, Y. Sui, X. Wang,* P. P. Power,* Access to Stable Metalloradicals with Unsupported and Isomeric Metal-Metal Hemi-Bonds. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015,54,9084–9087,VIP paper.


(40) Y. Su, X. Wang, Y. Li, Y. Song, Y. Sui, X. Wang,* Nitrogen Analogues of Thiele’s Hydrocarbon:Closed-Shell vs Open-Shell in the Ground State. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015,54,1634 – 1637. 

(39)N. Yuan, Z. Zhang, X. Wang, X. Wang,* Isolation and Crystal Structure of a Dithiophene Dication: Controlling Covalent Connection and Disconnction with Temperature and Phase. Chem. Commun. 2015,51
, 16714-16717.

(38)S. Li, X. Wang, Z. Zhang, Y. Zhao, X. Wang,* Isolation and Structural Characterization of a Ligand-Based Dimetallic Radical.Dalton Trans. 2015,44,19754-19757.

X. Wang, Z. Zhang, Y. Song, Y. Su, X. Wang,* Phenothiazine-based diradicaloids: isolation, characterization and crystal structures. Chem. Commun. 2015,51,11822-11825.


(36) W. Wang,  X. Wang, Z. Zhang, N. Yuan, X. Wang,* The Long-Sought Seventeen-Electron Radical [(C6Me6)Cr(CO)3]+: Isolation, Crystal Structure and Substitution Reaction. Chem. Communs. 2015,
51, 8410-8413. Front Cover.

(35) X. Pan, X. Wang,* Z. Zhang, X. Wang,* Two Phosphaalkene Radical Cations with Inverse Spin Density Distributions. Dalton Transactions 2015,44




(34) S. Zhang, X. Wang, Y. Sui,* X. Wang,* Odd-Electron Bonded Sulfur Radical Cations: X-ray Structural Evidence of a Sulfur-Sulfur Three-Electron σ–Bond. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 14666–14669.
                      Highlighted by C&E News (“When Three Electrons Are Not A Crowd”, Oct. 27, 2014)


(33) X.Pan, X. Wang, Y. Zhao, Y. Sui, and X. Wang,* A Crystalline Phosphaalkene Radical Anion. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 9834-9837.


(32) S. Zhang, X. Wang, Y. Su, Y. Qiu, Z. Zhang, and X. Wang,* Isolation and Reversible Dimerization of a Selenium–Selenium Three–Electron σ–Bond, Nature Communications, 2014, 5, 4127.


(31) Y. Su, X. Zheng, X. Wang, X. Zhang, Y. Sui, and X. Wang,* Two Stable Phosphorus-Containing Four-Membered Ring Radical Cations with Inverse Spin Density Distributions, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 6251-6254.


(30) Y. Su, X. Wang, X. Zheng, Z. Zhang, Y. Song, Y. Sui, Y. Li, and X. Wang,* Tuning Ground States of
Bis(triphenylamine)benzidine Dications by Substituent Effect: From a Closed-Shell Singlet to a Diradicaloid
with an Excited Triplet State, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 2857- 2861.     



(29)F. Gao, F. Zhu, X. Wang, Y. Xu, X. Wang,* and J. Zuo,* Stabilizing Radical Cation and Dication of a Tetrathiafulvalene Derivative by a Weakly Coordinating Anion, Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 5321 – 5327.



(28) X. Zheng, X. Wang, Y. Qiu, Y. Li, C. Zhou, Y. Sui, Y. Li, J. Ma, and X. Wang*, One-Electron Oxidation of an Organic Molecule by B(C6F5)3; Isolation and Structures of Stable Non-para-substituted Triarylamine Cation Radical and Bis(triarylamine) Dication Diradicaloid, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 14912 - 14915 .



(27) X. Pan, Y. Su, X. Chen, Y. Zhao, Y. Li, J. Zuo, and X. Wang,*Stable Tetraaryldiphosphine Radical Cation and Dication, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 5561 - 5564 .


(26) X. Pan, X. Chen, T. Li, Y. Li, and X. Wang,* Isolation and X-ray Crystal Structures of Triarylphosphine Radical Cations, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135,3414 - 3417



(25) X. Chen, X. Wang, Z. Zhou, Y. Li, Y. Sui, J. Ma, X. Wang,* P. P. Power,*Reversible σ-Dimerizations of Persistent Organic Radical Cations, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 589-592.

(24) X. Chen, B. Ma, S. Chen, Y. Li, W. Huang, J. Ma, X. Wang,*Synthesis, Crystal Structure, and Physical Property of Sterically Unprotected Thiophene/Phenylene Co-Oligomer Radical Cations: A Conductive π-π Bonded Supermolecular meso-Helix, Chem. -Asian J. 2013, 8, 238-243.

(23). T. S. Cameron, A. Decken, I. Krossing, J. Passmore,* J. M. Rautiainen,* X. Wang, X. Zeng, Reactions of a Cyclodimethylsiloxane (Me2SiO)6 with Silver Salts of Weakly Coordinating Anions; Crystal Structures of
[Ag(Me2SiO)6][Al] ([Al] = [FAl{OC(CF3)3}3], [Al{OC(CF3)3}4]) and their comparison with
[Ag(18-Crown-6)]2[SbF6]2,Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 3113 - 3126 .



(22) X. Chen, X. Wang, Y. Sui,Y. Li, J. Ma,* J. Zuo and X. Wang,* Synthesis,Characterization and Structures of a Persistent Aniline Radical Cation, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51,11878-11881.

(21) X. Chen, B. Ma, X. Wang, S. Yao, L. Ni, Z. Zhou, Y. Li, W. Huang, J. Ma, J. Zuo* and X. Wang*, From Monomersto
-Stacks,from Nonconductive to Conductive. Syntheses, Characterization and Crystal Structures of Benzidine Radical Cations, Chem. - Eur. J, 2012,18,11828-11836




(20) X. Wang,* P. P. Power,* Structural Characterization, Infrared Spectroscopy and Theoretical Calculations for      B(C6F5)3 Stabilized Benzene-Ammonia and Benzene-Water Complexes, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011,50,10965.



(19) D. Aris, J. Beck, A. Decken, I. Dionne, J. S. A. D. Gunne, W. Hoffbauer, T. Kochner, I. Krossing, J. Passmore,* E. Rivard, F. Steden, X. Wang, Metastable Se6 as a ligand for Ag+: from isolated molecular to polymeric 1D and 2D structures, Dalton Transitions, 2011, 40, 5865 – 5880. AUTHORS LISTED ALPHABETICALLY (作者按姓氏第一个英文字母顺序排列)。

2004-2010 Graduate and Post-Doctoral Publications:

(18) X. Wang, Y. Peng, M. M. Olmstaead, H. Hope, P. P. Power*. A ditetrylyne as a π donor:synthesis and characterization of [AgAr'GeGeAr']+SbF6- and [Ag2Ar'GeGe(F)Ar']+SbF6-(Ar'=C6H3-2,6(C6H3-2,6-Pri2)2), J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 13150 - 13151.

(17) X. Wang, Y. Peng, Z. Zhu, J. C. Fettinger, P. P. Power*, J. Guo, S. Nagase. Synthesis and characterization of two of the three isomer models of a germanium substituted bicyclo[2.2.0]hexane diradicaloid: stretching the Ge-Ge bond, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 4593 - 4597.

(16) T. Summerscales, X. Wang, P. P. Power*. Cleavage of the Sn Sn Multiple Bond in a Distannyne by Cyclooctatetraene: Formation of the π-Bound Inverse Sandwich Complex [(Ar′Sn)2(μ2-η2:η3-cot)], Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 4788 – 47905.

(15) Y. Peng, X. Wang, J. C. Fettinger, P. P. Power,* Reversible complexation of? isocyanides by the distannyne Ar'SnSnAr' (Ar' = C6H3-2,6(C6H3-2,6-iPr2), Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 943.

(14) W. Merrill, E. Rivard, JS DeRopp, X. Wang, B. Ellis, J. Fettinger, B. Wrackmeyer, P. P. Power, Synthesis and Characterization of the M(II) (M = Ge, Sn, or Pb) Phosphinidene Dimers {M(mu-PAr')}2(Ar' = C6H3-2, 6-(C6H3-2, 6-Pri2)2), Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 8481-8486. 


(13) X. Wang, Y. Peng, J. C. Fettinger, M. Olmstead, P . P. Power*. An unsymmetric oxo/imido
bridged germanium-centered singlet diradicaloid, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 14164 – 14165.

(12) X. Wang, Z. Zhu, Y. Peng, H. Lei, J. C. Fettinger, P. P. Power*. Room-temperature reaction of carbon monoxide with a stable diarylgermylene,J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 6912 - 6913.

(11) X. Wang, C. Ni, Z. Zhu, J. C. Fettinger, P. P. Power,* N-H and N=C bond formation via germanium (III) diradicaloid intermediates and C-S Bond cleavage in reactions of the digermyne Ar'GeGeAr' (Ar' = C6H3-2, 6-(C6H3-2, 6-Pri2)2) with azides, Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 2464 - 2470.

(10) Z. Zhu, X. Wang, M. M. Olmstead, P. P. Power*. Synthesis and characterization of [Ar'GaC(Ph)CH]2 and K2[Ar'GaC(Ph)CH]2.OEt2: from digallene to digallacyclohexadiene to digallabenzene. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 2027 - 2030.

(9) Z. Zhu, X. Wang, Y. Peng, H. Lei, J. C. Fettinger, E. Rivard, P. P. Power*. Addition of hydrogen or ammonia to a low-valent group 13 metal species at 25oC and 1 atmosphere, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 2031 - 2034.

(8) Y. Peng, B. D. Ellis, X. Wang, J. C. Fettinger, P. P. Power*. Reversible sigma- complexation of ethylene by main group molecules under ambient conditions, Science, 2009, 325, 1668 - 1669.

(7) A. Decken, C. Knapp,* G. B. Nikiforov, J. Passmore*, J. M. Rautiainen, X. Wang, X. Zeng. Silver(I) complexes of the weakly coordinating solvents SO2 and CH2Cl2: Crystal structures, bonding, and energetics of [Ag(OSO)][Al{OC(CF3)3}4], [Ag(OSO)2/2][SbF6], and [Ag(CH2Cl2)2][SbF6], Chem. - Eur. J. 2009, 6504 - 6517. AUTHORS LISTED ALPHABETICALLY (作者按姓氏第一个英文字母顺序排列).


(6) Y. Peng, B. D. Ellis, X. Wang, P. P. Power*. Diarylstannylene activation of hydrogen or ammonia with arene elimination, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 12268–12269.


(5) A. Decken(X-ray), J. Passmore*, X. Wang. Cyclic dimethylsiloxanes as pseudo crown ethers: Syntheses and characterization of Li(Me2SiO)5[Al{OC(CF3)3}4], Li(Me2SiO)6[Al{OC(CF3)3}4], and Li(Me2SiO)6[Al{OC(CF3)3Ph}4], Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 2773 - 2777. AUTHORS LISTED ALPHABETICALLY


Highlighted in C&E News (April 10, 2006, P54) and Angew Chem. Int. Ed. ( 2007, 46, 4610 - 4613).

(4) A. Decken, F. A. LeBlanc, J. Passmore*, X. Wang, Cyclodimethylsiloxanes (Me2SiO)n (n = 3
- 6) ring transformations on reactions with AgSbF6; Crystal structure of Ag(Me2SiO)7SbF6, 
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2006, 4033 - 4036. AUTHORS LISTED ALPHABETICALLY (作者按姓氏第一个英文字母顺序排列).

3) D. Aris, C. Knapp, J. Passmore, X. Wang, A detailed account of a convenient lab-scale preparation of AsF5 via direct fluorination of AsF3, J. Fluorine. Chem. 2005, 126, 1368 -1372. AUTHORS LISTED ALPHABETICALLY


T. S. Cameron (X-ray), J. Passmore*, X. Wang. The preparation and X-ray crystal structure of (AgI2)n?nMF6 (M = Sb, As): Diiodine acting as a donor in the planar polymeric (AgI2+)n, Angew Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 1995 – 1998. AUTHORS LISTED ALPHABETICALLY (作者按姓氏第一个英文字母顺序排列).

  Selected as a textbook example:Housecroft & Sharpe,Inorg. Chem. 3rd ed,Pearson,2006,p542.


(1) D. Aris, J. Beck, A. Decken, I. Dionne, I. Krossing, J. Passmore, E. Rivard, F. Steden, X. Wang, The metastable partially positively charged Se-6 molecule: Preparation, characterisation and x-ray crystal structure of [(Ag2Se6)SO2][Sb(OTeF5)6]2, [Ag2Se6][AsF6]2 and [AgSe6][Ag2(SbF6)3], Phosphorus Sulfur and silicon and the related elements, 2004, 179, 859-863. AUTHORS LISTED ALPHABETICALLY (作者按姓氏第一个英文字母顺序排列)





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