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Diazo compounds as as nucleophiles
[ppt] Qianyi Liu



Photocatalysis organic reaction based on TiO2
[ppt] Yang Cao

Nobel Prize 2016
[pdf] Zhitao Zhang



Synthetic Routes to N-Heterocyclic Carbene Precursors
Guy Lavigne, Stéphane Bellemin-Laponnaz, Vincent César
Chem. Rev.2011111, 2705–2733. [link] [pdf] [ppt] Lei Zhang

Negishi Coupling
[ppt] Beiqi Sun


Transformation of Carbon Dioxide with Homogeneous Transition-Metal Catalysts: A Molecular Solution to a Global Challenge?
Bernhard Rieger, Fritz E. Kühn
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 8510 – 8537.[link] [pdf] [ppt] Qianyi Liu

[ppt] Rui Xiong



Photocatalysis based on TiO2
[ppt] Yang Cao



Beyond Directing Groups: Transition-Metal-Catalyzed C-H Activation of Simple Arenes
Frank Glorius
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 10236-10254.[link] [pdf] [ppt] Man Li

Acyloin condensation
[ppt] Yingjian Wang


Insight into methane conversion
[ppt] Yang Cao

Pd-Catalyzed Three-Component Coupling of N-Tosylhydrazone, Terminal Alkyne, and Aryl Halide
Jianbo Wang
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 13590–13591. [link] [pdf] [ppt] Junting Hong



Aryl amination using ligand-free Ni(II) salts and photoredox catalysis
Stephen L. Buchwald, David W. C. MacMillan
Science 2016, 353, 279-283. [link] [pdf] [ppt] Lei Zhang

Heck Reaction
[ppt] Beiqi Sun

Aldol Reaction
[ppt] Rui Xiong


Transition metal complex catalyzed carboxylation reactions with CO2
Yugen Zhang
Coordination Chemistry Reviews 2015 293–294, 279–291. [link] [pdf] [ppt] Qianyi Liu



Lactamization of sp2 C-H Bonds with CO2 : TransitionMetal-Free and Redox-Neutral
Da-Gang, Yu
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 7068-7072. [link] [pdf] [SI] [ppt] Man Li



PhD Thesis: The Synthesis and Properties of Semiconductor Oxides for Sensor and Methane Conversion
Yang Cao




Ullmann Reaction
[ppt] Beiqi Sun

Acetoacetic Ester Synthesis
[ppt] Yingjian Wang


Reductive Cleavage of CO2 by Metal–Ligand-Cooperation Mediated by an Iridium Pincer Complex
David Milstein
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 6445-6454. [link] [pdf] [ppt] Lei Zhang

Glaser Coupling
[ppt] Beiqi Sun

Castro Stephens Coupling
[ppt] Rui Xiong


Native functionality in triple catalytic cross-coupling: sp3 C–H bonds as latent nucleophiles
David W. C. MacMillan
Science 2016, 352, 1304-1308. [link] [pdf] [SI] [ppt] Lei Zhang



A general alkyl-alkyl cross-coupling enabled by redox-active esters and alkylzinc reagents
Phil S. Baran
Science 2016, 352, 801-805. [link] [pdf] [SI] [ppt] Beiqi Sun



Scalable and sustainable electrochemical allylic C–H oxidation
Phil S. Baran
Nature 2016, 533, 77-81.[link] [pdf] [SI] [ppt] Lei Zhang

Carboxylation of C-H Bonds with Carbon Dioxide
[ppt] Man Li



Functionalization of CnH2n+2 Alkanes: Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Enhances the Reactivity towards Primary Carbon–Hydrogen Bonds
Pedro J. Pérez
ChemCatChem 2015, 7, 3254-3260. [link] [pdf] [ppt] Lei Zhang

Alkane C–H Functionalization and Oxidation with Molecular Oxygen
Thomas Strassner
Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 5043–5052. [link] [pdf] [ppt] Man Li

Hydrogenation of carboxylic acids with a homogeneous cobalt catalyst
Bas de Bruin
Science 2015, 350, 298-302. [link] [pdf] [SI] [ppt] Rui Xiong



Catalytic borylation of methane
Daniel J. Mindiola
Science 2016, 351, 1424-1427. [link] [pdf] [SI] [ppt] Lei Zhang

Catalyst-controlled selectivity in the C–H borylation of methane and ethane
Melanie S. Sanford
Science 2016, 351, 1421-1424. [link] [pdf] [SI] [ppt] Lei Zhang

Discovering Copper for Methane C–H Bond Functionalization
Pedro J. Pérez
ACS Catal. 2015, 5, 3726–3730. [link] [pdf] [SI] [ppt] Beiqi Sun



Carbon dioxide utilization via carbonate-promoted C–H carboxylation
Matthew W. Kanan
2016, 531, 215-219. [link] [pdf] [ppt] Beiqi Sun

Cyclic Voltammetry
[ppt] Lei Zhang



Conversion of CO2 from Air into Methanol Using a Polyamine and a Homogeneous Ruthenium Catalyst
G. K. Surya Prakash
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 778–781.[link] [pdf] [SI][ppt] Beiqi Sun




CO2 Hydrogenation to Formate and Methanol as an Alternative to Photo- and Electrochemical CO2 Reduction
Etsuko Fujita
Chem. Rev. 2015, 115, 12936–12973.[link] [pdf] [ppt] Lei Zhang

Organic photovotaic materials
[ppt] Yingjian Wang



Bond Activation and Catalysis by Ruthenium Pincer Complexes
David Milstein
Chem. Rev. 2014, 114, 12024-12087. [link] [pdf] [ppt] Man Li



Activation of methane and toluene by rhodium(II) porphyrin complexes
Bradford B. Wayland
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1991, 113, 5305–5311. [link] [pdf] [ppt] Lei Zhang

[ppt] Rui Xiong



Reversible hydrogen storage using CO2 and a proton-switchable iridium catalyst in aqueous media under mild temperatures and pressures
Etsuko Fujita
Nature Chemistry 2012, 4, 383–388.[link] [pdf] [SI] [ppt] Man Li



Low-Pressure Hydrogenation of Carbon Dioxide Catalyzed by an Iron Pincer Complex Exhibiting Noble Metal Activity
David Milstein
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 9948 –9952.[link] [pdf] [SI] [ppt] Lei Zhang



Consecutive Thermal H2 and Light-Induced O2 Evolution from Water Promoted by a Metal Complex
David Milstein
Science 2009, 324, 74-77. [link] [pdf] [SI] [ppt] Lei Zhang