The Ye Group


    46. W. Ming#, Y. Xu#, L. Xiang, Q. Ye*, A Bottleable Super-Electron-Donor for Catalytic Borylation of Aryl Halides, Chem. Commun. accepted (2023). (# equal contribution)

    45. L. Xiang, J. Wang, I. Krummenacher, K. Radacki, H. Braunschweig, Z. Lin, Q. Ye*, Persistent and Predominantly Localized Boron Radical from the Reduction of a Three-dimensional Analogue of NHC-Stabilized Borafluorenium, Chem. Eur. J. accepted (2023).

    44. J. Wang, S. Zhu, W. Ma, Z. Lin*, Q. Ye*, BN-Butafulvenes and Their Application in the Synthesis of Highly Substituted BN-9,1-Naphthalenes, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 62, e202219062 (2023); Angew. Chem. 135, e202219062 (2023). (German version translated by Dr. Alexander Matler)

    43. Y. Wei#, J. Wang#, W. Yang, Z. Lin*, Q. Ye*, Boosting Ring Strain and Lewis Acidity of Borirane: Synthesis, Reactivity and Density Functional Theory Studies of an Uncoordinated Arylborirane Fused to o-Carborane, Chem. Eur. J. 29, e202203265 (2022). (# equal contribution)

    42. C. Zhang#, J. Wang#, Z. Lin, Q. Ye*, Synthesis, Characterization, and Properties of Three-Dimensional Analogues of 9-Borafluorenes, Inorg. Chem. 61, 18275 (2022). (# equal contribution)

    41. W. Su, T. Rajeshkumar, L. Xiang, L. Maron*, Q. Ye*, Facile Synthesis of Uranium Complexes with a Pendant Borane Lewis Acid and 1,2-Insertion of CO into a U-N Bond, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. e202212823 (2022).

    40. C. Zhang, X. Liu, J. Wang, Q. Ye*A Three-Dimensional Inorganic Analogue of 9,10-Diazido-9,10-Diboraanthracene – A Lewis Superacidic Azido Borane with Reactivity and Stability,
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 61, e202205506 (2022).

    39. J. Wang, P. Jia, W. Sun, Y. Wei, Z. Lin, Q. Ye*, Synthesis of Iminoboryl o-Carboranes by Lewis Base Promoted Aminoborirane-to-Iminoborane Isomerization, Inorg. Chem. 61, 8879 (2022).

    38. Y. Dai, X. Zhang, Y. Liu, H. Yu, W. Su, J. Zhou, Q. Ye*, Z. Huang*, 1,6;2,3-Bis-BN-cyclohexane: Synthesis, structure and hydrogen release, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 144, 8434 (2022).

    Publications Prior to the University of Wuerzburg

    37. L. Xiang, J. Wang, W. Su, Z. Lin, Q. Ye*, Facile Access to Halogenated Cationic B=C-centered Organoboron Isoelectronic with Alkenyl Halides, Dalton Trans. 50, 17491 (2021).

    36. C. Zhang, J. Wang, W. Su, Z. Lin*, Q. Ye*, Synthesis, Characterization and Density Functional Theory Studies of Three-Dimensional Inorganic Analogues of 9,10-Diboraanthracene – a New Class of Lewis Superacids, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 143, 8552 (2021). Highlighted as "Supplementary Cover"

    35. W. Su, Y. Ma, L. Xiang, J. Wang, S. Wang, L. Zhao*, G. Frenking*, Q. Ye*, Isolation of a Uranium(III)‐Carbon Multiple Bond Complex, Chem. Eur. J. 27, 10006 (2021). Highlighted as "Hot Paper"

    34. W. Ming, X. Liu, L. Mao, X. Gu, Q. Ye*, Transition-Metal-Catalyzed Synthesis of Chiral Allylboronates, Chin. J. Chem.  39, 1716 (2021). 

    33. H. Zhang,# J. Wang,# W. Yang,# L. Xiang, W. Sun, W. Ming, Y. Li, Z. Lin*, Q. Ye*, Solution-Phase Synthesis of a Base-Free Benzoborirene and a Three-Dimensional Inorganic Analogue, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 142, 17243 (2020). (# equal contribution)

    32. W. Ma, I. Douair, L. Maron*,  Q. Ye*, Incorporation of Boron into Uranium Metallacycles: Synthesis, Structure and Reactivity of Boron‐containing Uranacycles Derived from Bis(alkynyl)boranes, Chem. Eur. J. 26, 13573 (2020). Highlighted as "Cover Feature".

    31. J. Maier, M. Deutsch, J. Merz, Q. Ye, O. Diamond, M.-T. Schilling, A. Friedrich, B. Engels*, T. B. Marder*, Highly Conjugated π‐Systems Arising from Cannibalistic Hexadehydro‐Diels‐Alder Couplings: Cleavage of C‒C Single and Triple Bonds, Chem. Eur. J. 26, 15989 (2020).

    30. L. Ma,# X. Zhang,# W. Ming,# S. Su, X. Chang, Q. Ye*, Reactions of Dihaloboranes with Electron-Rich 1,4-Bis(trimethylsilyl)-1,4-diaza-2,5-cyclohexadienes, invited paper for Todd B. Marder 65th birthday issue, Molecules 25, 2857 (2020). (# equal contribution)

    29. Y. Cui,# L. Xiang,# J. Wang, C. Li, W. Hao, Q. Ye*, Storage and release of two electrons from an electron-rich carbon-carbon bond: boron mediated reversible coupling of DMAP and 9-azajulolidine, Chem. Commun. 56, 6794 (2020). (# equal contribution)

    28. L. Mao,# C. Li,# L. Xiang, D. Fu, W. Ma, Q. Ye*, Synthesis of Allenyl-Bdan via a Cu(I)-catalyzed Borylation of Propargylic Alcohols with the Unsymmetric Diboron Reagent (Bpin-Bdan), J. Org. Chem.  85, 2823 (2020).  (# equal contribution)

    27. S. K. Mellerup, Y. Cui, F. Fantuzzi, P. Schmid, J. T. Goettel, G. Bélanger-Chabot, M. Arrowsmith, I. Krummenacher, Q. Ye, V. Engel, B. Engels, H. Braunschweig*, Lewis-Base Stabilization of the Parent Al(I) Hydride under Ambient Conditions, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 141, 16954 (2019).

    26. W. Ma, J.-X. Zhang, Z. Lin*, T. D. Tilley, Q. Ye*, Synthesis, structure and DFT calculations of mononuclear cyclic (alkyl)(amino) carbene supported titanium (II) complexes, Dalton. Trans. 48, 14962 (2019).

    25. J. Wang, Y. Cui, Q. Ye*, Bis(alkynyl)borane: A New Class of Acyclic Boron-Containing π Ligands in η5-Coordination Mode, Inorg. Chem. 58, 11279 (2019).

    Publicatoins prior to the SUSTech

    24. Q. Ye, M. S. Ziegler, K. V. Lakshmi, T. D. Tilley*, Titanium Imido Complexes via Displacement of –SiMe3 and C–H Bond Activation in a Ti(III) Amido Complex, Promoted by a Cyclic (Alkyl)(Amino) Carbene (cAAC), Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 18, 2484 (2017). 

    23. H. Braunschweig*, I. Krummenacher, M.-A. Légaré, A. Matler, K. Radacki, Q. Ye, Main-Group Metallomimetics — Unprecedented Transition Metal-like Photolytic CO Substitution at Boron, J. Am. Chem. Soc.139, 1802 (2017).

    22. H. Braunschweig*, A. Damme, R. D. Dewhurst, K. Radacki, F. Weißenberger, B. Wennemann, Q. Ye, Fundamental differences between group 8 metals: divergent oxidation state preferences and mechanisms in Fe/Ru borylene formation, Chem. Eur. J. 8471 (2016).

    21. H. Braunschweig,* R. D. Dewhurst, L. Pentecost, K. Radacki, A. Vargas, Q. Ye, Dative Bonding Between Group 13 Elements Using a Boron-Centered Lewis Base, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 55, 436 (2016).

    20. H. Braunschweig*, R. D. Dewhurst, F. Hupp, M. Nutz, K. Radacki, C. W. Tate, A. Vargas, Q. Ye, Multiple complexation of CO and related ligands to a main-group element, Nature 522, 327 (2015).
    Highlighted in: G. Frenking, Inorganic chemistry: Peculiar boron startles again, Nature 522, 297 (2015).

    19. H. Braunschweig*, Q. Ye, M. A. Celik, K. Radacki, R. D. Dewhurst, Cyclization of a 1,4-Diborabutadiene Ligand with Both Atoms of CO, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 54, 5065 (2015).

    18. H. Braunschweig*, R. D. Dewhurst, K. Radacki, B. Wennemann, Q. Ye, 1,2-Halosilane vs. 1,2-alkylborane elimination from (boryl)(silyl) complexes of iron: switching between borylenes and silylenes just by changing the alkyl group, Chem. Commun. 51, 15468 (2015).

    17. H. Braunschweig*, A. Damme, R. D. Dewhurst, H. Kelch, B. B. Macha, K. Radacki, A. Vargas, Q. Ye, Platinum trans-Bis(borirene) Complexes Displaying Coplanarity and Communication Across a Platinum Metal Center, Chem. Eur. J. 21, 2377 (2015). Highlighted as "Front Cover"

    16. H. Braunschweig*, Q. Ye, A. Vargas, R. D. Dewhurst, F. Hupp, Complete and Partial 1,2-Additions Across Transition Metal-Boron Double Bonds, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 9560 (2014).

    15. S. Bertsch, H. Braunschweig*, R. D. Dewhurst, K. Radacki, C. Saalfrank, B. Wennemann, Q. Ye, Partially and Fully Reversible Solvation-Controlled Borylene Swapping and Metal-Only Lewis Pair Formation, Organometallics, 33, 3649 (2014).

    14. H. Braunschweig*, R. D. Dewhurst, F. Hupp, C. Kaufmann, A. K. Phukan, C. Schneider, Q. Ye, Gauging Metal Lewis Basicity of Zerovalent Iron Complexes via Metal-Only Lewis Pairs, Chem. Sci. 5, 4099 (2014).

    13. S. Bertsch, R. Bertermann, H. Braunschweig*, A. Damme, R. D. Dewhurst, A. K. Phukan, C. Saalfrank, A. Vargas, B. Wennemann, Q. Ye, Metal-Only Lewis Pairs by Reversible Insertion of Ruthenium and Osmium Fragments into Metal-Boron Double Bonds, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 53, 4240 (2014).

    12. H. Braunschweig*, Q. Ye, K. Radacki, Synthesis and Structure of a Carbene-stabilized Boraallene Coordinated to Rhodium, Inorg. Chem. 52, 5639 (2013).

    11. H. Braunschweig*, Q. Ye, A. Vargas, K. Radacki, A. Damme, Phosphine-Triggered Co-catenation of :BR and CO on an Iron Atom, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 52, 10657 (2013).

    10. H. Braunschweig*, Q. Ye, A. Damme, K. Radacki, Synthesis and Structure of the First Heterodinuclear Bis(borylene) Complexes, Chem. Commun. 49, 7593 (2013).

    9. H. Braunschweig,* R. D. Dewhurst, C. Hörl, K. Radacki, C. W. Tate, A. Vargas, Q. Ye, Reductive borylene-CO coupling with a bulky arylborylene complex, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 52, 10120 (2013).

    8. J. Bauer, H. Braunschweig*, A. Damme, J. O. C. Jimenez-Halla, T. Kramer, K. Radacki, R. Shang, E. Siedler, Q. Ye, Metathesis Reactions of a Manganese Borylene Complex with Polar Heteroatom-carbon Double Bonds: a Pathway to Previously Inaccessible Carbene Complexes, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 8726 (2013).

    7. H. Braunschweig*, Q. Ye, K. Radacki, A. Damme, Borylene Transfer from an Iron Bis(borylene) Complex: Synthesis of 1,4-Diboracyclohexadiene and 1,4-Dibora-1,3-Butadiene Complexes, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 51, 7839 (2012).

    6. H. Braunschweig*, Q. Ye, A. Vargas, R. D. Dewhurst, K. Radacki, A. Damme, Controlled Homocatenation of Boron on a Transition Metal, Nature Chem. 4, 563 (2012).
    Highlighted in: H.-J. Himmel, Metal-reinforced bonding, Nature Chem. 5, 88 (2013)

    5. H. Braunschweig*, Q. Ye, K. Radacki, High Yield Synthesis of a Neutral and Carbonyl-rich Terminal Arylborylene Complex, Chem. Commun. 48, 2701 (2012).

    4. H. Braunschweig*, Q. Ye, A. Damme, T. Kupfer, K. Radacki, J. Wolf, Synthesis of Boraallene-Rhodium Complexes by Thermal Borylene Transfer from [(OC)5Mo=BN(SiMe3)2], Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 50, 9462 (2011).

    3. H. Braunschweig*, Q. Ye, K. Radacki, T. Kupfer, Reactivity of a Platinum-substituted Borirene, Dalton Trans. 40, 3666 (2011).

    2. H. Braunschweig*, Q. Ye, K. Radacki, P. Brenner, G. Frenking, S. De, Borylene-based Functionalization of Iron-alkynyl-σ-complexes and Stepwise Reversible Metal-boryl-to-borirene Transformation: Synthesis, Characterization and DFT Studies, Inorg. Chem. 50, 62 (2011).

    1. H. Braunschweig*, Q. Ye, K. Radacki, Borylene-based functionalization of Pt-alkynyl complexes by photochemical borylene transfer from [(OC)5Cr=BN(SiMe3)2], Chem. Commun. 6979 (2009).