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Furans Accessed through Visible‐Light‐Mediated Oxidative [3+2] Cycloaddition of Enols and Alkynes
Ailong Shao, Xu Luo, Chien‐Wei Chiang, Meng Gao, Aiwen Lei*
Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 6419–6425.

Link: https://chemistry-europe.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/chem.201704519

External oxidant-free electrooxidative [3+2] annulation between phenol and indole derivatives
Kun Liu, Shan Tang, Pengfei Huang, and Aiwen Lei*
Nat Commun, 2017,8,775

Link: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-017-00873-1

Visible-Light-Induced Acetalization of Aldehydes with Alcohols
Hong Yi, Linbin Niu, Shengchun Wang, Tianyi Liu, Atul K. Singh, and Aiwen Lei*
Org. Lett. 2017, 19(8), 122–125.

Link: https:/pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.orglett.6b03403

Selective Oxidative Esterification from Two Different Alcohols via Photoredox Catalysis
Yi, H., Xia Hu, Bian, C. L., Lei, A. W.
ChemSusChem 2017, 10, 79 – 82


Markovnikov-Selective Radical Addition of S-Nucleophiles to Terminal Alkynes via Photoredox Process
Wang, H. M.; Lu, Q. Q.; Chiang, C. W.; Luo, Y.; Zhou, J. F.; Wang, G. Y.; and Lei, A. W.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 595-599


CO/O2 assisted oxidative carbon–carbon and carbon–heteroatom bond cleavage for the synthesis of oxosulfonates from DMSO and olefins
Shao, A. L.; Gao, M.; Chen, S. T.; Wang, T.; Lei, A. W.
Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 2175-2178.

Catalyst-free N-Methylation of Amines Using CO2
Niu, H. Y.; Lu, L.J.; Shi, R.Y.; Chiang, C.W.; Lei, A. W.;
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 1148 – 1151


Photocatalytic Dehydrogenative Cross-Coupling of Alkenes with Alcohols or Azoles without External Oxidant
Yi, H.; Niu, L. B.; Song, C. L.; Li, Y. Y.; Dou, B. W.; Singh, A. K.; Lei, A. W.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 1120 –1124.


Visible-Light-Induced Acetalization of Aldehydes with Alcohols
Yi, H.; Niu, L. B.; Wang, S. C.; Liu, T. Y.; Singh, A. K.; Lei, A. W.;
Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 122–125.


Palladium-Catalysed Mono-α-Alkenylation of Ketones with Alkenyl Tosylates
Wu, Y.; Fu, W.C.; Chiang, C.W.; Choy, P. Y.; Kwong, F. Y.; Lei, A. W.
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 952 – 955


Pd/Cu-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Aromatic C-H Bond Activation/N-Dealkylative Carbonylation towards the Synthesis of Phenanthridinones
Shi, R. Y.; Niu, H. Y.; Lu, L. J.; Lei, A. W.
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 1908–1911.


Visible Light Promoted Benzylic Csp3–H Bond Activation and Functionalization
Pei, P. K.; Zhang, F.; Yi, H.; Lei, A. W.
Acta Chim. Sinica, 2017, 75, 15-21.

Visible-Light-Mediated Anti-Markovnikov Hydration of Olefins
Xia Hu, Guoting Zhang, Faxiang Bu, Aiwen Lei
ACS Catal., 2017, 7, 1432–1437.


Electrocatalytic Oxidant-Free Dehydrogenative C-H/S-H Cross Coupling
Wang, P.; Tang, S.; Huang, P. F.; Lei, A. W.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 3009-3013.


Palladium-catalyzed aerobic (1+2) annulation of Csp3–H bonds with olefin for the synthesis of 3-azabicyclo[3.1.0]hex-2-ene
Wu, K.; Meng, L. K.; Huai, M. M.; Huang, Z. L.; Liu, C.; Qi, X. T.; Lei, A. W.
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 2294-2297


Visible-Light-Mediated Oxygenation Reactions using Molecular Oxygen
Bian, C. L.; Singh, A. K.; Niu, L. B.; Yi, H.; Lei, A. W.
Asian J. Org. Chem, 2017, 6, 386–396.


Electrocatalytic intramolecular oxidative annulation of N-aryl enamines into substituted indoles mediated by iodides
Tang, S.; Gao, X. L.; Lei, A. W.
Chem. Commun., 2017,53, 3354-3356.


Visible-light-mediated C2-amination of thiophenes by using DDQ as an organophotocatalyst
Song, C. L.; Yi, H.; Dou, B. W.; Li, Y. Y.; Singh, A. K.; Lei, A. W.
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 3689 – 3692


Photo-induced oxidant-free oxidative C–H/N–H cross-coupling between arenes and azoles
Niu, L. B.; Yi, H.; Wang, S. C.; Liu, T. Y.; Liu, J. M.; Lei, A. W.
Nature Commun., 2017, 8, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms14226


Unravelling the hidden link of lithium halides and application in the synthesis of organocuprates
Yi, H.; Yang, D. L.; Xin, J.; Qi, X. T.; Lan, Y.; Deng, Y.; Pao, C. W.; Lee, J. F.; Lei, A. W.
Nature Commun., 2017, 8, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms14794


Photoinduced Oxidative Cross-Coupling for O-S Bond Formation: A Facile Synthesis of Alkyl Benzenesulfonates
Singh, A. K.; Yi, H.; Zhang, G. T.; Bian, C. L.; Pei, P. K.; Lei, A. W.
Synlett, 2017, 28, DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1588728


Palladium/Copper Co-catalyzed Oxidative C–H/C–H Carbonylation of Diphenylamines: A Way To Access Acridones
Wen, J. W.; Tang, S.; Zhang, F.; Shi, R. Y.; Lei, A. W.
Org. Lett., 2017, 19 , 94–97.


Mononuclear or Dinuclear? Mechanistic Study of the Zinc-Catalyzed Oxidative Coupling of Aldehydes and Acetylenes
Yue, X. Y.; Qi, X. T.; Bai, R. P.; Lei, A. W.; Lan, Y.
Chem. Eur. J.. 2017, 23, 6419–6425


Electrochemical Intramolecular Dehydrogenative C-S Bond Formation for the Synthesis of Benzothiazoles
Wang, P.; Tang, S.; Lei, A. W.
Green Chem., 2017, 19, 2092-2095


Pd/Cu-Catalyzed Dual C-H Bond Carbonylation towards the Synthesis of Fluorazones
Liao, F.; Shi, R. Y.; Sha, Y. C.; Xia, J. H.; Liao, W. L.; Lei, A. W.
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 4354-4357.


X-ray Absorption and Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Guided Discovery of the Cu-Catalyzed Synthesis of Multiaryl-Substituted Furans from Aryl Styrene and Ketones Using DMSO as the Oxidant.
Wu, Y.; Huang, Z. Y; Luo, Y.; Liu, D.; Deng, Y.; Yi, H.; Lee, J. F.; Pao, C. W.; Chen, J. L.; Lei, A. W.
Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 2330−2333.


Cobalt-Catalyzed Intramolecular Oxidative C(sp3)–H/N–H Carbonylation of Aliphatic Amides
Zeng, L.; Tang, S.; Wang, D.; Deng, Y.; Chen, J. L.; Lee, J. F.; Lei, A. W.
Org. Lett. 2017, 19 (8), 2170–2173


Metal-Free Direct Alkylation of Ketene Dithioacetals via Oxidative C(sp2)-H/C(sp3)-H Cross-Coupling
Wen, J. W.; Zhang, F.; Shi, W. Y.; Lei, A. W.
Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 8814-8817.


Electrooxidative Tandem Cyclization of Activated Alkynes with Sulfinic Acids To Access Sulfonated Indenones
Wen, J. W.; Shi, W. Y.; Zhang, F.; Liu, D.; Tang, S.; Wang, H. M.; Lin, X. M.; Lei, A. W.
Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 3131-3134.


Metal-free radical oxidative alkoxycarbonylation and imidation of alkanes
Lu, Lijun; Cheng, Danyang; Zhan, Yuanfeng; Shi, Renyi; Chiang, Chien-Wei; Lei, Aiwen
Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 6852 – 6855.


Recent Advances in Radical C-H Activation/Radical Cross-Coupling
Yi, Hong; Zhang, Guoting; Wang, Huamin; Huang, Zhiyuan; Wang, Jue; Singh, Atul K.; Lei, Aiwen
Chem. Rev. 2017, 117, 9016 – 9085


Introduction: C-H Activation
Crabtree, Robert H.; Lei, Aiwen
Chem. Rev. 2017, 117, 8481 – 8482

Coordination strategy-induced selective C-H amination of 8-aminoquinolines
Yi, Hong; Chen, Hong; Bian, Changliang; Tang, Zilu; Singh, Atul K.; Qi, Xiaotian; Yue, Xiaoyu; Lan, Yu; Lee, Jyh-Fu; Lei, Aiwen
Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 6736 – 6739.


Bu4NI-Catalyzed Oxygen-Centered Radical Addition between Acyl Peroxides and Isocyanides
Chen, Meng; Li, Yang; Tang, Hong; Ding, Hao; Wang, Kai; Yang, Lingen; Li, Cuiting; Gao, Meng; Lei, Aiwen
Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 3147 – 3150


Palladium/Copper-Catalyzed Oxidative Coupling of Arylboronic Acids with Isocyanides: Selective Routes to Amides and Diaryl Ketones
Lu, Fangling; Chen, Ziyue; Li, Zhen; Wang, Xiaoyan; Peng, Xinyue; Li, Cong; Fang, Lingtong; Liu, Dong; Gao, Meng; Lei, Aiwen
Org. Lett., 2017, 19 (15), 3954–3957.


Oxidation-induced C-H amination leads to a new avenue to build C-N bonds
Yi, Hong; Tang, Zilu; Bian, Changliang; Chen, Hong; Qi, Xiaotian; Yue, Xiaoyu; Lan, Yu; Lee, Jyh-Fu; Lei, Aiwen
Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 8984 – 8987


Pd-Catalyzed Hydroxylation of Aryl Boronic Acids Using In Situ Generated Hydrogen Peroxide
Yi, Hong; Lei, Aiwen,
Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 10023–10027


Visible-Light Mediated Oxidative C−H/N-H Cross-Coupling between Tetrahydrofuran and Azoles using Air
Zhang Lingling; Yi, Hong; Wang, Jue; Lei, Aiwen
J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 10704–10709.


Palladium-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Cross-Esterification of Aldehydes with Alcohols
Gao, Meng; Chen, Meng; Li, Yang; Tang, Hong; Ding, Hao; Wang, Kai; Yang, Lingen; Li, Cuiting; Lei, Aiwen.
Asian J. Org. Chem., 2017, 6, 1566-1568.


From Anilines to Quinolines: Iodide- and Silver-Mediated Aerobic Double C−H Oxidative Annulation–Aromatization
Wu, Jiwei; Liao, Zhixiong; Liu, Dong; Chiang, Chien-Wei; Li, Zheng; Zhou, Zhonghao; Yi, Hong; Zhang, Xu; Deng, Zixin; Lei, Aiwen.
Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 15874-15878.


Elemental sulfur as a sulfuration agent in the copper-catalyzed C-H bond thiolation of electron-deficient arenes
Yan, Haiming; Huang, Zhiliang; Chen, Meng; Li, Cuiting; Chen, Ya; Gao, Meng; Lei, Aiwen.
Org. Biomol. Chem. 2017, 15, 8276-8279.


Supported Single-Site Ti(IV) on a Metal-Organic Framework for the Hydroboration of Carbonyl Compounds
Huang, Zhiyuan; Liu, Dong; Camacho-Bunquin, Jeffrey; Zhang, Guanghui; Yang, Dali; López-Encarnación, Juan M.; Xu, Yunjie; Ferrandon, Magali S.; Niklas, Jens; Poluektov, Oleg G.; Jellinek, Julius; Lei, Aiwen; Bunel, Emilio E.; Delferro, Massimiliano.
Organometallics, 2017, 36, 3921 – 3930.


Visible-Light-Induced External Oxidant-Free Oxidative Phosphonylation of C(sp2)-H Bonds
Niu, Linbin; Liu, Jiamei; Yi, Hong; Wang, Shengchun; Liang, Xing-An; Singh, Atul K.; Chiang, Chien-Wei; Lei, Aiwen.
ACS Catalysis, 2017, 7, 7412 – 7416.


Oxidation induced C(sp3)-O cleavage via visible-light photoredox catalysis
Wang, Shengchun; Liu, Jiamei; Niu, Linbin; Yi, Hong; Chiang, Chien-Wei; Lei, Aiwen.
J. Photochem. Photobiol., A: Chem, 2017, just accepted.


Electro-Oxidative C(sp3)-H Amination of Azoles via Intermolecular Oxidative C(sp3)-H/N-H Cross-Coupling
Wu, Jiwei; Zhou, Yi; Zhou, Yuchen; Chiang, Chien-Wei; Lei, Aiwen.
ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 8320-8323.


From Ketones, Amines, Carbon Monoxide to 4-Quinolones: Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidative Carbonylation
Wu, Jiwei; Zhou, Yuchen; Wu, Ting; Zhou, Yi; Chiang, Chien-Wei; Lei, Aiwen.
Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 6432-6435.


Phonon-Driven Oscillatory Plasmonic Excitonic Nanomaterials
Matthew S. Kirschner, Wendu Ding, Yuxiu Li, Craig T. Chapman, Aiwen Lei, Xiao-Min Lin, Lin X. Chen, George C. Schatz, and Richard D. Schaller. 
Nano Lett. 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b04354.