2021

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45. Z. Zhong, Y. Chen, Y. Zhou, M. Chen*
"Challenges and Recent Developments of Photoflow-RDRP"

• Invited review for the
special issue of RDRP in CJPS!

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44. Y. Gu, Z. Wang, H. Gong, M. Chen*
"Investigations into CTA-Differentiation-Involving Polymerization of Fluorous Monomers: Exploitation of Experimental Variances in Fine-Tuning of Molecular Weights"

• Invited for
Polymer Chemistry Pioneering Investigators 2021

2021 gu PC
43. X. Qing, J. Li, Z. Wang, M. Chen, J. Lin, X. Lin,* "A functionalized metal organic framework-laden nanoporous polymer electrolyte for exceptionally stable lithium electrodeposition", Chem. Commun. DOI.org/10.1039/D0CC06265K.

2020
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42. S. Han, Y. Gu, M. Ma, M. Chen*
"Light-Intensity Switch Enabled Nonsynchronous Growth of Fluorinated Raspberry-Like Nanoparticles"

2020 chem sci Han
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41. Y. Zhao, M. Ma, X. Lin, M. Chen*
“Photoorganocatalyzed Divergent Reversible Deactivation Radical Polymerization toward Linear and Branched Fluoropolymers"

• Highlighted by WileyChem!
• Selected as Hot Paper by Angewandte Chemie!
• Appeared in Hot Topic: Fluorine Chemistry by Angewandte Chemie!
2020 angew Zhao
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40. E. Wang, K. Chen, Y. Chen, J. Zhang, X. Lin,* M. Chen*
“Porous Polymeric Ligand Promoted Copper-Catalyzed C-N Coupling of (Hetero)Aryl Chlorides under Visible-Light Irradiation"

2020 SCC wang
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39. K. Jiang, S. Han, M. Ma, L. Zhang, Y. Zhao, M. Chen*
"Photoorganocatalyzed Reversible-Deactivation Alternating Copolymerization of Chlorotrifluoroethylene and Vinyl Ethers under Ambient Conditions: Facile Access to Main-Chain Fluorinated Copolymers"

• Highlighted by
X-Mol and 高分子科技!

2020 JACS
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38. Q. Quan, H. Wen, S. Han, Z. Wang, Z. Shao, M. Chen*
"Fluorous-Core Nanoparticle-Embedded Hydrogel Synthesized via Tandem Photo-Controlled Radical Polymerization: Facilitating the Separation of Perfluorinated Alkyl Substances from Water"


2020 ACS appl mater interfaces Quan
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37. J. Zhang, E. Wang, Y. Zhou, L. Zhang, M. Chen,* X. Lin*
"A Metal-Free Synthesis of 1,1-Diphenylvinylsulfides with Thiols via Thioetherification under Continuous-Flow Conditions"

2020 OFC zhang
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36. L. Zhang, K. Jiang, X. Shen, Y. Gu, X. Lin,* M. Chen*
"Thienyl Chloride Initiated Living Cationic Polymerization: A General and Efficient Access toward Terminally Functionalized Poly(vinyl ether)s"

2020 macro zhang
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35. Z. Wang, Y. Gu, M. Ma, M. Chen*
"Strong, Reconfigurable and Recyclable Thermosets Cross-Linked by Polymer-Polymer Dynamic Interaction based on Commodity Thermoplastics"

2020 macro wang
2020 israel j chem
34. E. Wang, J. Zhang, Z. Zhong, K. Chen, M. Chen*
"Shuttling Catalyst: Facilitating C-C bond formation via cross-couplings with a thermoresponsive polymeric ligand"

• This work is Invited for the sepcial issue of the 2019 Wolf Prize in Chemistry! We are also glad to know that other authors in this issue are Professors of E. Jacobsen (Harvard), D. MacMillan (Princeton), J. Yu (Scripps), P. Baran (Scripps), M. S. Sanford (University of Michigan), M. S. Sigman (University of Utah), G. Molander (UPen), J. Wolfe (University of Michigan), A. Echavarren (ICIQ), R. A. Widenhoefer (Duke University), D. Wang (SIOC), etc. 
2020 israel j chem wang
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33. H. Gong, Y. Gu, Y. Zhao, Q. Quan, S. Han, M. Chen*
"Precise Synthesis of Ultra-High-Molecular-Weight Fluoropolymers Enabled by Chain-Transfer Agent Differentiation under Visible-Light Irradiation"

• Highlighted by X-Mol!

2019angew
2019
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32. F. Zhong, Y. Zhou, M. Chen*
"The Influence of Mixing on Chain Extension by Photo-Controlled/Living Radical Polymerization under Continuous-Flow Conditions"

2019 poly chem zhong
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31. E. Wang, M. Chen*
"Catalyst shuttling enabled by thermoresponsive polymeric ligand: facilitating efficient cross-couplings with continuously recyclable ppm levels of palladium"

• This work is selected in 2019 Chemical Science HOT Article Collection. Highlighted by X-Mol and RSC!

2019 chem sci wang
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30. Y. Zhou, Y. Gu, K. Jiang, M. Chen*
"Droplet-Flow Photopolymerization Aided by Computer: Overcoming the Challenges of Viscosity and Facilitating the Generation of Copolymer"

• Highlighted by 高分子科学前沿!

2019 macro zhou
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29. H. Gong, M. Ma, Y. Zhou, Y. Zhao, M. Chen*
"Photoredox Controlled Living Polymerization"

2019 JFM gong
2018
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28. K. Jiang,# L. Zhang,# Y. Zhao, J. Lin, M. Chen*
"Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Polymerization: A New Access to Cross-Conjugated Polymers with Modifiable Structure and Tunable Optical/Conductive Properties"

• Highlighted by Prof. Timothy M. Swager "Synthesizing Cross-Conjugated Polymers through Cross-Coupling", Synfacts, 2019, 15, 0144.
• Highlighted by  X-Mol!

2018 cross-conjugation
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27. Q. Quan, H. Gong, M. Chen*
"Preparation of Semifluorinated Poly(meth)acrylates by Improved Photo-Controlled Radical Polymerization without the Use of Fluorinated RAFT Agent: Facilitating Surface Fabrication with Fluorinated Materials"

2018 Poly chem quan
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26. H. Gong, Y. Gu, M. Chen*
"Controlled/Living Radical Polymerization of Semifluorinated (Meth)acrylates"

2018 syn
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25. Y. Zhao, H. Gong, K. Jiang, S. Yan, J. Lin and M. Chen*
"Organocatalyzed photoredox polymerization from aromatic sulfonyl halides: facilitating graft from aromatic C-H bonds"

2018 macro zhao
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24. X. Shen, H. Gong, Y. Zhou, Y. Zhao, J. Lin,* M. Chen*
“Unsymmetrical Difunctionalization of Cyclooctadiene under Continuous Flow Conditions: Expanding the Scope of Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization”

X Sheng
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23. H. Gong, Y. Zhao, X. Shen, J. Lin, M. Chen*
“Organocatalyzed photo-controlled radical polymerization of semi-fluorinated (meth)acrylates driven by visible light”

• Highlighted by X-Mol.

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22. W. Zhang, M. Huang, S. Abdullatif, M. Chen, Y. Shao-Horn,  J. A. Johnson,* "Reduction of (Meth)acrylate-Based Block Copolymers Provides Access to Self-Assembled Materials with Ultrasmall Domains", Macromolecules, 2018, 51, 6757–6763.

21. M. Huang,# S. Feng,# W. Zhang, L. Giordano, M. Chen, C. V. Amanchukwu, R. Anandakathir, Y. Shao-Horn,* J. A. Johnson,* "Fluorinated Aryl Sulfonimide Tagged (FAST) salts: modular synthesis and structure–property relationships for battery applications", Energy Environ. Sci. 2018, 11, 1326-1334.

20. S. Feng,# M. Chen,# L. Giordano, M. Huang, W. Zhang, C. V. Amanchukwu, R. Anandakathir, Y. Shao-Horn* and J. A. Johnson,* "Mapping a stable solvent structure landscape for aprotic Li–air battery organic electrolytes", J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017, 5, 23987-23998.

19. Y. Gu, K. Kawamoto, M. Zhong, M. Chen, M. J. A. Hore, A. M. Jordan, L. T. J. Korley, B. D. Olsen, J. A. Johnson,* "Semibatch Monomer Addition as a General Method to Tune and Enhance the Mechanics of Polymer Networks via Loop-defect Control", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2017, 114, 4875-4880.

18. M. Chen, S. Deng, Y. Gu, J. Lin, M. J. MacLeod, J. A. Johnson,* “Logic-Controlled Radical Polymerization with Heat and Light: Multiple-Stimuli Switching of Polymer Chain Growth via a Recyclable, Thermally Responsive, Gel Photo-Redox Catalyst”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 2257-2266.

17. M. Chen,# Y. Gu,# A. Singh, M. Zhong, A. M. Jordan, S. Biswas, L. T. J. Korley, A. C. Balazs, J. A. Johnson,* ''Living Additive Manufacturing: Transformation of Parent Gels into Diversely Functionalized Daughter Gels Made Possible by Visible Light Photoredox Catalysis'', ACS Central Science, 2017, 3, 124-134.

16. M. Chen,# M. Zhong,# J. A. Johnson,* “Light-Controlled Radical Polymerization: Mechanisms, Methods, and  Applications”, Chem. Rev., 2016, 116, 10167−10211.

15. M. Chen, J. A. Johnson*, “Improving Photo-controlled Living Radical Polymerization from Trithiocarbonates through the Use of Continuous-flow Techniques", Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 6742-6745.

14. M. Chen, M. J. MacLeod, Jeremiah A. Johnson,* “Visible-Light-Controlled Living Radical Polymerization from a Trithiocarbonate Iniferter Mediated by an Organic Photoredox Catalyst", ACS Macro Lett. 2015, 4, 566−569.

13. M. Chen, S. Ichikawa, S. L. Buchwald*, “Rapid and Efficient Copper-Catalyzed Finkelstein Reaction of (Hetero)Aromatics under Continuous-Flow Conditions", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 263-266.

12. M. Chen, S. L. Buchwald*, “Rapid and Efficient Trifluoromethylation of Aromatic and Heteroaromatic Compounds Using Potassium Trifluoroacetate Enabled by a Flow System", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 11628-11631.

11. M. Chen, S. L. Buchwald*, "Continuous-Flow Synthesis of 1-Substituted Benzotriazoles from Chloronitrobenzenes and Amines in a C-N Bond Formation/Hydrogenation/ Diazotization/ Cyclization Sequence",  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 4247-4250.

10. M. Chen, X. Zheng, W. Li, J. He, A. Lei*, “Palladium-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Cross-Coupling Reactions of Terminal Alkynes with Alkylzinc Reagents", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 4101-4103.

9. M. Chen, J. Wang, Z. Chai, C. You, A. Lei*, “C-X (X=Br, I) Bond-Tolerant Aerobic Oxidative Cross-Coupling: A Strategy to Selectively Construct β-Aryl Ketones and Aldehydes", Adv. Synth. Catal. 2012, 354, 341-346.

8. M. Chen, Y. Weng, A. Lei*, "Asymmetric Cycloisomerization of 1, n-Enynes Catalyzed by Transition Metals", Progress in Chemistry, 2010, 22, 1341-1352.

7. A. Lei*, W. Liu, C. Liu, M. Chen, "Arylation of Unactivated Arenes", Dalton Trans., 2010, 39, 10352-10361.

6. W. Yin, C. He, M. Chen, H. Zhang, A. Lei*, "Nickel-Catalyzed Oxidative Coupling Reaction of Two Different Terminal Alkynes Using O2 as the Oxidant at Room Temperature: Facile Syntheses of Unsymmetric 1,3-Diynes",  Org. Lett., 2009, 11, 709-712

5. M. Chen, Y. Weng, M. Guo, H. Zhang, A. Lei*, "Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Cyclization of Unactivated 1, 6-Enynes in the Presence of Organozinc Reagents",  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 2279-2282.

4. C. Liu, C. He, W. Shi, M. Chen, A. Lei*, "Ni-Catalyzed Mild Arylation of α-Halocarbonyl Compounds with Arylboronic Acids", Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 5601-5604.

3. A. Lei*, M. Chen, M. He, X. Zhang, "Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Pyridines: Enantioselective Synthesis of Nipecotic Acid Derivatives", Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2006, 4343-4347.

2. L.-J. Deng, J. Liu, J.-Q. Huang, Y. Hu, M. Chen, Y. Lan, J.- H. Chen, A. Lei, Z. Yang*, "Effect of lithium chloride on tuning the reactivity of Pauson- Khand reactions catalyzed by palladium-tetramethylthiourea",  Synthesis, 2007, 16, 2565-2570.

1. L.-S. Cai, S.-L. Gong, M. Chen, C.-Y. Wu*, "Vinyl Crown Ether as a Novel Radical Crosslinked Sol-Gel SPME Fiber for Determination of Organophosphorus Pesticides in Food Samples",  Anal. Chim. Acta 2006, 559, 89-96.