Research Highlight:

                                     

                                            1) Polyacene, twistacene, and heteroacene

                                          

                                            (a) Nonatwistacne—the longest twistacene in type I system

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                                                    Angew Chem Int Ed, 2012, 2012, 51(25), 6094-6098 as frontispiece

 

                                             (b) Heptatwistacene – the longest twistacene in type II system

                                                    

                                                      Chem. Asian J. 2012 4(7), 672-675  

           

                                             (c) Heterotwistacene – the longest heterotwistacene

                              

                                                   Chem. Comm. 2012, 48, 5974–5976 as inside cover

 

                                        2) Postchemistry of aqueous organic particles

                                            

                                                (a) Chemical conversion among aqueous organic particles

                                                          

                                                           J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 6926

 

                                             (b) Chemical reaction between aqueous inorganic particles and organic particles

                                                     

                                                          Small, 2011, 7, 1242.

 

                                          3) New strategies to prepare heterocyclic compounds

             

                                                

                                                     Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 3004.

 

                                          4) Chalcogenide-based materials

 

                                                (a) Thermoelectric application

                                                       

                                                            Nature Chem. 2011, 3, 160

 

                                                  (b) Chalcogenide chemistry in ionic liquid

                                                              

                                                 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 9896;   J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 14760

 

                                                (c) Self-assembly of crystalline CdS nanocluster

                                                         

                                                Angew Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 113; J. Am Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 8412; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 11963.