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 Solvent Enabled Radical Selectivities: Controlled Syntheses of Sulfoxides and Sulfides
Wang, H. M.; Lu, Q. Q.; Qian, C. H.; Liu, C.; Liu, W.; Chen, K.; Lei, A. W.,
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 1094-1097.


Mechanism of Synergistic Cu(II)/Cu(I)-Mediated Alkyne Coupling: Dinuclear 1,2-Reductive Elimination after Minimum Energy Crossing Point
Qi, X. T.; Bai, R. P; Zhu, L.; Jin, R.; Lei, A. W.; Lan, Y.,
J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81 (4), 1654–1660.


Acid-Promoted Cross-Dehydrative Aromatization for the Synthesis of Tetraaryl-Substituted Pyrroles
Wu, X. D.; Li, K.; Wang, S. Y.; Liu, C.; Lei, A. W.,
Org. Lett., 2016, 18 (1), 56–59.


Direct Observation of Reduction of Cu(II) to Cu(I) by P-​H Compounds using XAS and EPR Spectroscopy
Yi, H.; Yang, D. L.; Luo, Y.; Pao, C. W.; Lee, J. F.; Lei, A. W.
Organometallics. 2016, 35(10), 1426-1429.


Copper-catalyzed and iodide-promoted aerobic C–C bond cleavage/C–N bond formation toward the synthesis of amides
Wu, K.; Huang, Z. L.; Ma, Y. Y.; Lei, A. W.


Aerobic Copper-Promoted Radical-Type Cleavage of Coordinated Cyanide Anion: Nitrogen Transfer to Aldehydes to Form Nitriles
Wu. Q.; Luo, Y.; Lei, A. W.; You, J. S.
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2016138 (9), 2885–2888.


Radical–Radical Cross-Coupling for C–S Bond Formation
Huang, Z. L.; Zhang, D. C.; Qi, X. T.; Yan, Z. Y.; Wang, M. F.; Yan, H. M.; Lei, A. W.
Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 2351−2354


Nickel-Catalyzed Oxidative C-H/N-H Isocyanide Insertion: An Efficient Synthesis of Iminoisoindolinone Derivatives
Hao, W. Y.; Tian, J.; Li, W.; Shi, R. Y.; Huang, Z. L.; Lei, A. W.
Chem. Asian J. 2016, 11, 1664–1667.


Homolytic cleavage of the O–Cu(II) bond: XAFS and EPR spectroscopy evidence for one electron reduction of Cu(II) to Cu(I)
Yi, H.; Zhang, G. H.; Xin, J.; Deng, Y.; Miller, T. Jeffrey; Kropf, A. Jeremy; Bunel, E. Emilio; Qi, X. T.; Lan, Y.; Lee, J. F.; Lei, A. W.
Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 6914-6917.


Visible light mediated aerobic radical C–H phosphorization toward arylphosphonates
Peng, P.; Peng, L.; Wang, G.; Wang, F.; Luo, Y.; Lei, A. W.
Org. Chem. Front., 2016, 3, 749-752.


Multimetallic catalysed radical oxidative C(sp3)–H/C(sp)–H cross-coupling between unactivated alkanes and terminal alkynes
Tang, S.; Wang, P.; Li, H.; Lei, A. W.
Nature communications 2016, 7, 11676, DOI:10.1038/ncomms11676


Aromatic C-H Bond Cleavage by Cu(I) Ate-Complex
Zhang, G.;  Yi, H.;   Xin, J.;   Deng, Y.; Bai, R.; Huang, Z.; Miller, T. Jeffrey; Kropf, A. Jeremy; Bunel, E. Emilio;; Qi, X.; Lan, Y.; Lei, A. W.
Org. Chem. Front., 2016,3, 975-978


Tuning O2 reactivity through synergistic Photo/Copper catalysis: Direct synthesis of 4-aryl tetralones via Cyclodimerization-oxygenation of styrenes
Zhang, X.; Yi, H.; Luo, Y.; Lei, A. W.
Chem. Asian J. 2016, 11, 2117–2120


Aerobic Oxidative Carbonylation of Enamides by Merging Palladium with Photoredox Catalysis
Liu, K.; Zou, M. Z.; Lei, A. W.
J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 7088-7092


Oxidative β-Csp3-H Functionalization of tBuOH: A Selective Radical/Radical Cross-Coupling Access to β-Hydroxy Thioethers
Li, Y. X.; Liu, D.; Liu, C.; Lei, A. W.
Chem. Asian J. 2016, 11, 2246 –2249.


Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Cross-Coupling of Aryl Bromides with Alkyl Bromides: Et3N as the Terminal Reductant
Duan, Z. L.; Li, W.; Lei, A. W.
Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 4012−4015


Regio- and Stereoselective Oxysulfonylation of Allenes
Huang, Z. Y.; Lu, Q. Q.; Liu, Y. C.; Liu, D.; Zhang, J.; Lei, A. W.
Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 3940−3943


Visible-light induced oxidant-free oxidative cross-coupling for constructing allylic sulfones from olefins and sulfinic acids
Zhang, G. T.; Zhang, L. L.; Yi, H.; Luo, Y.; Qi, X. T.; Tung, C. H.; Wu, L. Z.; Lei, A. W.
Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 10407-10410


Oxidative Alkane C-H Alkoxycarbonylation
Lu, L. J.; Shi, R. Y.; Liu, L. Y.; Yan, J. W.; Lu, F. L.; Lei, A. W.
Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22,14484 –14488


Catalyst-Free Difunctionalization of Activated Alkenes in Water: Efficient Synthesis of b-Keto Sulfides and Sulfones
Wang, H. M.; Wang, G. Y.; Lu, Q. Q.; Chiang, C. W.; Peng, P.; Zhou, J. F.; Lei, A. W.,
Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22,14489 –14493


Anti-Markovnikov Oxidation of β-Alkyl Styrenes with H2O as the Terminal Oxidant
Zhang, G. T.; Hu, X.; Chiang, C. W.; Yi, H.; Pei, P. K.; Singh, K, Atul.; Lei, A. W.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 12037−12040


Visible-light induced oxidative Csp3 –H activation of methyl aromatics to methyl esters
Zhang, L. L.; Yi, H.; Wang, J.; Lei, A. W.
Green Chem., 2016, 18, 5122–5126


Dioxygen-induced oxidative activation of a P–H bond: radical oxyphosphorylation of alkenes and alkynes toward β-oxy phosphonates
Peng, P.; Lu, Q. Q.; Peng, L.; Liu, C.; Wang, G. Y.; Lei, A. W.
Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 12338-12341


C8-H Bond Activation vs C2-H Bond Activation: From Naphthyl Amines to Lactams
Shi, R. Y.; Lu, L. J.; Xie, H. Y.; Yan, J. W.; Xu, T.; Zhang, H.; Qi, X. T; Lan, Y.; Lei, A. W.
Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 13307 – 13310


EXAFS revealing Single-Electron Transfer between CuX2 and Thiols: Application in Markovnikov-type Hydrothiolation of Styrenes
Yi, H.; Song, C. L.; Li, Y. Y.; Pao, C. W.; Lee, J. F.; Lei, A. W.
Chem. Eur. J. 2016, DOI: 10.1002/chem.20160408

Catalytic Direct C2-Alkenylation of Oxazoles at Parts per Million Levels of Palladium/PhMezole-Phos Complex
Wai Chung Fu, Yong Wu, Chau Ming So, Shun Man Wong, Aiwen Lei, and Fuk Yee Kwong.
Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 5300-5303