Aiming for Smart Chemistry.

The Jin group focuses on a variety of fields related to organometallic chemistry. We are interested in bridging structural beauty and novel functionality.

Selected Publications

Stacking interactions induced selective conformation of discrete ar-omatic arrays and Borromean rings
Long Zhang, Lin Lin, Dong Liu, Yue-Jian Lin, Zhen-Hua Li, and Guo-Xin Jin
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 1653–1660. [READ MORE]

Molecular Borromean Rings based on Dihalogenated Ligands
Ye Lu, Yu-Xin Deng, Yue-Jian Lin, Ying-Feng Han, Lin-Hong Weng, Zhen-Hua Li and Guo-Xin Jin
Chem. 2017, 3, 110-121. [READ MORE]

Recent advances in the construction and applications of heterometallic macrocycles and cages
Ying-Ying Zhang, Wen-Xi Gao, Lin Lin and Guo-Xin Jin
Coor. Chem. Rev. 2017, 344, 323–344. [READ MORE]

B-H Activation of Carboranes Induced by Late Transition Metals
Wei-Bin Yu, Peng-Fei Cui, Wen-Xi Gao and Guo-Xin Jin
Coor. Chem. Rev. 2017, 350, 300–319 [READ MORE]

Facile Separation of Regioisomeric Compounds by a Heteronuclear Organometallic Capsule
Wen-Ying Zhang, Yue-Jian Lin, Ying-Feng Han and Guo-Xin Jin
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 10700-10707. [READ MORE]

Half-sandwich Iridium- and Rhodium-based Organometallic Architectures: Rational Design, Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications
Han, Ying-Feng, and Guo-Xin Jin
Acc. Chem. Res. 2014, 47, 3571-3579. [READ MORE]

Reversible Photochemical Modifications on Dicarbene-Derived Metalacycles with Coumarin Pendants
Ying-Feng Han, Guo-Xin Jin, Constantin G. Daniliuc and F. Ekkehardt Hahn
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 4958-4962. [READ MORE]

Rational design of polynuclear organometallic assemblies from a simple hetero-multifunctional ligand
Long Zhang, Yue-Jian Lin, Zhen-Hua Li and Guo-Xin Jin
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 13670-13678. [READ MORE]

Octadecanuclear Macrocycles and Nonanuclear Bowl-Shaped Structures Based on Two Analogous Pyridyl-Substituted Imidazole-4,5-dicarboxylate Ligands
Ying-Ying Zhang , Xu-Yu Shen , Lin-Hong Weng , and Guo-Xin Jin
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 15521-15524. [READ MORE]

Self-assembly of Molecular Borromean Rings
Sheng-Li Huang, Yue-Jian Lin, Zhen-Hua Li and Guo-Xin Jin
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 11218-11222. [READ MORE]

H2-Initiated Reversible Switching Between Two-Dimensional Metal-lacycles and Three-Dimensional Cylinders
Ying-Feng Han, Long Zhang, Lin-Hong Weng and Guo-Xin Jin
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 14608-14615. [READ MORE]

Stepwise Construction of Discrete Heterometallic Coordination Cages Based on Self-Sorting Strategy
Hao Li, Ying-Feng Han, Yue-Jian Lin, Zi-Wei Guo, and Guo-Xin Jin
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 2982-2985. [READ MORE]

Iridium-Mediated Regioselective B�CH/C�CH Activation of Carborane Cage: A Facile Synthetic Route to Metallacycles with a Carborane Backbone
Zi-Jian Yao, Wei-Bin Yu, Yue-Jian Lin, Sheng-Li Huang, Zhen-Hua Li, and Guo-Xin Jin
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 2825-2832. [READ MORE]

Cp*Rh-Based Heterometallic Metallarectangles: Size-Dependent Borromean Link Structures and Catalytic Acyl Transfer
Sheng-Li Huang, Yue-Jian Lin, T. S. Andy Hor, and Guo-Xin Jin
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 8125-8128. [READ MORE]

Extending Rectangular Metalorganic Frames to the Third Dimension: Discrete Organometallic Boxes for Reversible Trapping of Halocarbons Occuring with Conservation of the Lattice
Ying-Feng Han, Wei-Guo Jia, Yue-Jian Lin, and Guo-Xin Jin
Angew.Chem., Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 6234-6238. [READ MORE]

Stepwise Formation of Organometallic Macrocycles, Prisms and Boxes from Half-Sandwich Ir, Rh and Ru-based Bimetallic Edges
Ying-Feng Han, Wei-Guo Jia,Wei-Bin Yu and Guo-Xin Jin
Chem. Soc. Rev. 2009, 38, 3419-3434. [READ MORE]

Formation of Ir-Rh and Ir-Mo Bonds by using an Ancillary ortho-Carborane-1, 2-diselenolato Ligand
Guo-Xin Jin, Jian-Qiang Wang, Chen Zhang, Lin-Hong Weng and Max Herberhold
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 259-262. [READ MORE]