Publications

Selected Publications

1. G. Feng, M. Zhang, D. Shao, X. Wang, S. Wang, L. Maron,* C. Zhu,* Transition-metal-bridged bimetallic clusters with multiple uranium–metal bondsNature Chem. 201911, 248-253. (Highlighted by C&E News) [NC-2019.pdf]

2. G. Feng, M. Zhang, P. Wang, S. Wang, L. Maron,* C. Zhu,* Identification of a uranium–rhodium triple bond in a heterometallic clusterPNAS 2019116, 17654-17658. [PNAS-2019.pdf]

3. W. Su, S. Pan, X. Sun, S. Wang, L. Zhao,* G. Frenking,* C. Zhu,* Double dative bond between divalent carbon(0) and uranium. Nature Commun.20189, 4997.  Featured in a Nat. Commun. Editors' Highlights Webpage [NC-2018.pdf]

4. C. Zhu, S. Li, M. Luo, X. Zhou, Y. Niu, M. Lin, J. Zhu,* Z. Cao, X. Lu, T. Wen, Z. Xie, P. v. R. Schleyer, H. Xia,* Stabilization of anti-aromatic and strained five-membered rings with a transition metal. Nature Chem., 2013, 5, 698-703. (Highlighted by: Nature Chemistry, Nature China, and ACS Noteworthy Chemistry) [NC-2013.pdf]


Full Publications

2020

11. X. Sun, C. Zhu,* Synthesis, characterization and reactivity of a neutral antimony(III) complex. Chin. Chem. Lett. 2020, doi: 10.1016/j.cclet.2020.07.006. [CCL-2020.pdf]



10. P. Wang, M. Zhang, C. Zhu,* Synthesis, characterization, and reactivity of a pincer-type aluminum(III) complex. Organometallics, 202039, 2732−273. [OM-2020.pdf]


9. G. Feng, K. N. McCabe, S. Wang, L. Maron,* C. Zhu,* Construction of heterometallic clusters with multiple uranium-metal bonds by dianionic nitrogen-phosphorus ligandsChem. Sci. 2020, 11, 7585-7592. [CS-2020.pdf][Inside back cover.pdf]

 


8. X. Sun, W. Su, K. Shi, Z. Xie (本科生), C. Zhu,* Triple frustrated Lewis pair-type reactivity on a single rare earth metal center. Chem.-Eur. J. 2020, 26, 5354-5359. [CEJ-2020.pdf]


7. X. Xin, C. Zhu,* Isolation of heterometallic cerium(iii) complexes with a multidentate nitrogen–phosphorus ligand. Dalton Trans. 202049, 603-607. [DT-2020.pdf]

 


2019

6. G. Feng, M. Zhang, D. Shao, X. Wang, S. Wang, L. Maron,* C. Zhu,* Transition-metal-bridged bimetallic clusters with multiple uranium–metal bonds. Nature Chem. 2019, 11, 248-253. (Highlighted by C&E News) [NC-2019.pdf]


5. G. Feng, M. Zhang, P. Wang, S. Wang, L. Maron,* C. Zhu,* Identification of a uranium–rhodium triple bond in a heterometallic clusterPNAS 2019116, 17654-17658. [PNAS-2019.pdf]


4. X. Sun, Q. Zhu, Z. Xie (本科生), W. Su, J. Zhu,*C. Zhu,* An unprecedented Ga/P frustrated Lewis pair: Synthesis, characterization, and reactivityChem.-Eur. J.2019, 25, 14295-14299. [CEJ-2019.pdf]




3. W. Su, S. Pan, X. Sun, L. Zhao,* G. Frenking,* C. Zhu,* Cerium-carbon dative interactions supported by carbodiphosphorane. Dalton Trans. 2019, 48, 16108-16114. [DT-2019.pdf]


2018

2. W. Su, S. Pan, X. Sun, S. Wang, L. Zhao,* G. Frenking,* C. Zhu,* Double dative bond between divalent carbon(0) and uranium. Nature Commun., 2018, 9, 4997.  Featured in a Nat. Commun. Editors' Highlights Webpage [NC-2018.pdf]


1. Q. Zhu, J. Zhu,* C. Zhu,* Recent progress in the chemistry of lanthanide-ligand multiple bonds. Tetrahedron Lett., 2018, 59, 514-520. [TL-2018.pdf]



Publications Prior to Nanjing University:


24. C. Zhu, H. Xia,* Carbolong Chemistry: A Story of Carbon Chain Ligands and Transition Metal. Acc. Chem. Res., 2018, 51, 1691–1700.


23. C. Zhu, J. Zhu, X. Zhou, Q. Zhu, Y. Yang, T. Wen, H. Xia,* Isolation of an Eleven-Atom Polydentate Carbon-Chain Chelate Obtained by Cycloaddition of a Cyclic Osmium Carbyne with an Alkyne. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 3154-3157. (VIP) 


22. C. Zhu, J. Wu, S. Li, Y. Yang, J. Zhu, X. Lu, H. Xia,* Synthesis and Characterization of a Metallacyclic Framework with Three Fused Five-membered Rings. Angew.Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 9067-9071.



21. C. Zhu,+ C. Yang,+ Y. Wang, G. Lin, Y. Yang, X. Wang, J. Zhu, X. Chen, X. Lu,* G. Liu,* H. Xia,* CCCCC Pentadentate Chelates with Planar Möbius Aromaticity and Unique Properties.Sci. Adv., 2016, 2, e1601031. (Highlighted by: C&E News and Phys. Org) (+contributed equally)


20. C. Zhu, Y. Yang, J. Wu, M. Luo, J. Fan, J. Zhu,* H. Xia,* Five-membered cyclic metal carbyne: Synthesis of osmapentalynes by the reactions of osmapentalene with allene, alkyne, and alkene. Angew. Chem.Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 7189-7192.


19. C. Zhu, Y. Yang, M. Luo, C. Yang, J. Wu, L. Chen, G. Liu, T. Wen, J. Zhu,* H. Xia,* Stabilizing two classical anti-aromatic frameworks: Demonstration of photoacoustic imaging and photothermal effect in metalla-aromatics.Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 6181-6185. (Cover Paper).


18. C. Zhu, X. Zhou, H. Xing, K. An, J. Zhu,* H. Xia,* σ-Aromaticity in an unsaturated ring: Osmapentalene derivatives containing a metallacyclopropene unit.Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 3102-3106.


17. C. Zhu, M. Luo, Q. Zhu, J. Zhu,* P. v. R. Schleyer, J. I.-C. Wu, X. Lu, H. Xia,* Planar Möbius aromatic pentalenes incorporating 16 and 18 valence electron osmiums. Nature Commun., 2014, 5, 3265-3271.


16. C. Zhu, Q. Zhu, J. Fan, J. Zhu, X. He, X.-Y. Cao,* H. Xia,* A metal-bridged tricyclic aromatic system: synthesis of osmium polycyclic aromatic complexes.Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 6232-6236.


15. C. Zhu, S. Li, M. Luo, X. Zhou, Y. Niu, M. Lin, J. Zhu,* Z. Cao, X. Lu, T. Wen, Z. Xie, P. v. R. Schleyer, H. Xia,* Stabilization of anti-aromatic and strained five-membered rings with a transition metal.Nature Chem., 2013, 5, 698-703. (Highlighted by: Nature Chemistry, Nature China, and ACS "Noteworthy Chemistry")


14. C. Zhu, X. Cao,* H. Xia,* Double stabilization of highly strained six-membered rings by phosphonium and transition metal. Chin. J. Org. Chem., 2013, 33, 657-662. (Invited and Cover Paper).

13. M. Luo, Y. Sui, X. Lin, C. Zhu, Z. Yan, Y. Ruan, H. Zhang,* H. Xia,*  [3+2] Cycloaddition Reaction of Metallacyclopropene with Nitrosonium Ion:  Isolation of Aromatic Metallaisoxazole. Chem. Commun.  2020, 56, 6806-6809.

12. Z. Deng, C. Zhu, Y. Hua, G. He, Y. Guo, R. Lu, X. Cao, J. Chen,* H. Xia,* Synthesis and Characterization of Metallapentalenoxazetes from the [2+2] Cycloaddition of Metallapentalynes with Nitrosoarenes. Chem. Commun.2019, 55, 6237-6240.

11. X. Zhou, X. Pang, L. Nie, C. Zhu, K. Zhuo, Q. Zhuo, Z. Chen, G. Liu, H. Zhang,* Z. Lin, H. Xia,Successive Modification of Polydentate Complexes Gives Access to Planar Carbon- and Nitrogen-based Ligands. Nat. Commun.2019, 10, 1488.

10. G. Lin, Y. Zhang, C. Zhu, C. Chu, Y. Shi, X. Pang, E. Ren, Y. Wu, P. Mi, H. Xia, X. Chen, G. Liu,* Photo-excitable hybrid nanocomposites for image-guided photo/TRAIL synergistic cancer therapy. Biomaterials, 2018, 176, 60-70.

9. X. Zhou, J. Wu, Y. Hao, C. Zhu, Q. Zhuo, H. Xia,* J. Zhu,* Rational Design and Synthesis of Unsaturated Se-Containing Osmacycles with σ-Aromaticity.Chem. Eur. J., 2018, 24, 2389-2395.

8. C. Yang+, G. Lin+, C. Zhu+, X. Pang, Y. Zhang, X. Wang, X. Li, B. Wang,* H. Xia,* G. Liu,* Metalla-aromatic loaded magnetic nanoparticles for MRI/photoacoustic imaging-guided cancer phototherapy.J. Mater. Chem. B, 2018, 6, 2528-2535. (+contributed equally)

7. Z. Lu+, C. Zhu+, Y. Cai, J. Zhu, Y. Hua, Z. Chen, J. Chen,* H. Xia,* Metallapentalenofurans and Lactone-Fused Metallapentalynes. Chem. Eur. J., 2017, 23, 6426-6431. (+contributed equally)

6. Q. Zhu, C. Zhu, Z. Deng, J. Chen, G. He,* J. Zhu, H. Xia,* Synthesis and characterization of osmium polycyclic aromatic complexes via nucleophilic reactions of osmapentalyne.Chin. J. Chem., 2017, 35, 628-634.

5. J. K. Lam, C. Zhu, K. V. Bukhryakov, P. Müller, A. Hoveyda, R. R. Schrock,* Synthesis and evaluation of molybdenum and tungsten monoaryloxide halide alkylidene complexes for Z‑selective cross-metathesis of cyclooctene and Z‑1,2-dichloroethylene.J. Am. Chem. Soc.,2016, 138, 15774-15783.

4. M. Luo, C. Zhu, L. Chen, H. Zhang,* H. Xia,* Halogenation of carbyne complexes: Isolation of unsaturated metallaiodirenium ion and metallabromirenium ion.Chem. Sci.,2016, 7, 1815-1818.

3. Z. Lin,* C. Zhu, H. Xia, HRMS studies on the fragmentation pathways of metallapentalyne.Spectrochim. Acta A, 2015, 136, 906-910.

2. X. Wang, C. Zhu, H. Xia,* J. Zhu,* Theoretical study on the stability and aromaticity of metallasilapentalynes.Organometallics, 2014, 33, 1845-1850.

1. J. Huang, R. Lin, L. Wu, Q. Zhao, C. Zhu, T. B. Wen,* H. Xia,* Synthesis, characterization, and electrochemical properties of bisosmabenzenes bridged by diisocyanides.Organometallics, 2010, 29, 2916-2925.


Conferences:
6. C. Zhu, M. Luo, Q. Zhu, J. Zhu, H. Xia, The chemistry of Möbius aromatic metallapentalyne. 16th International Symposium on Novel Aromatic Compounds, Madrid, July, 2015. (Poster)

5. C. Zhu, M. Luo, Q. Zhu, J. Zhu, H. Xia, Capturing Möbius araomtic metallapentalene without Möbius topology. 15th International Symposium on Novel Aromatic Compounds, Taipei, August, 2013. (The Best Poster Award of IUPAC)

4. C. Zhu, J. Zhu, H. Xia, Möbius aromaticity in planar pentalenes incorporating 16 and 18 valence electron osmiums. The 8th National Organic Chemistry Conference, Chongqing, October, 2013. (Poster)

3. C. Zhu, J. Zhu, X. Cao, H. Xia. Synthesis of the metal-bridged polycyclic aromatic complexes. 17th National Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry, Beijing, October, 2012. (Oral Presentation)

2. C. Zhu, J. Zhu, S. Li, H. Xia, A brand-new aromatic systems, metallapentalyne and metallapentalene. 17th National Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry, Beijing, October, 2012. (Poster)

1. C. Zhu, M. Luo, H. Xia, Synthesis, characterization, and reactivity study of metallapentalynes. 16th National Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry, Wenzhou, October, 2010. (The Best Poster Award)

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