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Dr. Zhiping Zheng

Since appointment to faculty position:

1.                  Wang, R.; Zheng, Z.; Jin, T.; Staples, R. “Coordination Chemistry of Lanthanide at ‘High’ pH: Synthesis and Structure of the Pentadecanuclear Complex of Europium(III) with Tyrosine” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 1999, 38, 1813-1815.

2.                  Wang, R.; Zheng, Z. “Dendrimers Supported by the [Re6Se8]2+ Metal Cluster Core” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 3549-3550.

3.                  Wang, R.; Carducci, M. D.; Zheng, Z. “Direct Hydrolytic Route to Molecular Polyoxo Lanthanide Clusters” Inorg. Chem. 2000, 39, 1836-1837.

4.                  Zheng, Z.; Wang, R. “Assembling Lanthanide Clusters under Physiological or Higher pH-Conditions” Comments Inorg. Chem.  2000, 22, 1-30.

5.                  Wang, R.; Zheng, Z.; Jin, T. “A New Paradigmatic Coordination Chemistry of The Lanthanides: Design, Synthesis, and Structural Studies of Polymetallic Lanthanide Complexes with a-Amino Acids under Physiological pH conditions” Sinica Chim. Acta 2000, 58, 1481-1492.

6.                  Wang, J.; Wang, R.; Yang, J.; Zheng, Z.; Carducci, M. D.; Cayou, T.; Peyghambarian, N.; Jabbour, G. E. “First Oxadiazole-Functionalized Terbium(III) b-Diketonate for Organic Light-Emitting Diodes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 6179-6180.

7.                  Wang, R.; Yang, J.; Zheng, Z.; Carducci, M. D.; Jiao, J.; Seraphin, S. “Dendron-Controlled Growth of Gold Nanoparticles” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2001, 40, 549-552.

8.                  Wang, R.; Liu, H.; Carducci, M. D.; Jin, T.; Zheng, C.; Zheng, Z. “Lanthanide Coordination with a-Amino Acids under Near Physiological pH Conditions: Polymetallic Complexes Containing the Cubane-Like [Ln4(m3-OH)4]8+ Cluster Core” Inorg. Chem. 2001, 40, 2743-2750.

9.                  Zheng, Z.; Greedan, J. “Rare Earth Elements and Materials” in Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology, 3rd ed.; Meyers, R. A. Ed.; 2002, 14, 1-22.

10.              Selby, H. D.; Zheng, Z.; Gray, T. G.; Holm, R. H. “Bridged Multiclusters Derived from the Face-Capped Octahedral [Re6Se8]2+ Cluster Core” Inorg. Chim. Acta 2001, 312, 205-208.

11.              Roland, B. K.; Selby, H. D.; Zheng, Z.; Carducci, M. D. “The Hexaaqua Complex of the Face-Capped Octahedral [Re6Se8]2+ Cluster” Acta Cryst. E57, 2001, I77-I79.

12.              Zheng, Z. “Ligand-Controlled Self-Assembly of Polynuckear Lanthanide-Oxo/hydroxo Complexes: From Synthetic Serendipity to Rational Supramolecular Design” Chem. Commun. 2001, 2521-2529.

13.              Zheng, Z.; Wang, J.; Liu, H.; Carducci, M. D.; Peyghambarian, N.; Jabbour, G. E. “A Triboluminescent Europium(III) Complex” Acta Cryst. C58, 2002, m50-m52.

14.              Wang, R.; Selby, H. D.; Liu, H.; Carducci, M. D.; Jin, T.; Anthis, J.; Zheng, Z.; Staples, R. J. “Halide-Templated Assembly of Polynuclear Lanthanide Hydroxo Complexes” Inorg. Chem. 2002, 41, 278-286.

15.              Roland, B. K.; Selby, H. D.; Carducci, M. D.; Zheng, Z. “Built to Order: Molecular Tinkertoys from The [Re6(m3-Se)8]2+ Clusters” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 3222-3223.

16.              Roland, B. K.; Carter, C.; Zheng, Z. “Routes to Metallodendrimers of the [Re6(m3-Se)8]2+ Core-Containing Clusters” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 6234-6235.

17.              Selby, H. D.; Orto, P.; Carducci, M. D.; Zheng, Z.  “Novel Concentration Driven Structural Interconversion in Shape-Specific Solids Supported by the Octahedral [Re6(m3-Se)8]2+ Cluster Core” Inorg. Chem., 2002, 41, 6175-6177.

18.              Selby, H. D.; Roland, B. K.; Carducci, M. D.; Zheng, Z. “Hydrogen-Bonded Supramolecular Arrays of the Face-Capped [Re6(m3-Se)8]2+ Clusters” Inorg. Chem., 2003, 42, 1656-1662.

19.              Zheng, Z. “Assembling Lanthanide Hydroxide Clusters” ChemTracts - Inorganic, 2003, 16, 1-9.

20.              Wang, R.; Zheng, Z. “Tetranuclear Lanthnide-Hydroxo Complexes Featuring the Cubane-Like [Ln4(m3-OH)4]8+ Cluster Core” Inorg. Synth. 2003, 34, in press.

21.              Zheng, Z.; Selby, H. D. “A Modular Crystal Engineering Approach to Coordination Polymers Supported by the Face-Capped [Re6(m3-Se)8]2+ Clusters” Polyhedron 2003, in press (special issue for ACS Symposium).

22.              Roland, B. K.; Flora, W. H.; Armstrong, N. R.; Carducci, M. D.; Zheng, Z. “Isosteric Complexes of the [Re6(m3-Se)8]2+ Core-Containing Clusters as Building Blocks for Inorganic-Polymer Hybrid Materials” submitted.

Prior to appointment to faculty position:

23.              Sun, S.; Zheng, Z. Synthesis of Mimetic Peroxidase and its Application for the Determination of Glucose in Serum Chin. Anal. Chem. 1990, 18, 329-333.

24.              Jin, T.; Zheng, Z.; Xu, G.; Lin, X.; Han, Y. “Rare Earth Complexes of Polyazapolycarboxylic Macrocycle.  Part II.  Synthesis and Crystal Structure of Dysprosium Complex of 1-Oxa-4,7,10-Triazacyclododecane-N,N’,N” -Triacetic Acid” Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Rare Earth Development and Application, 1991, 1, 73-76.

25.              Yang, X.; Zheng, Z.; Knobler, C. B.; Hawthorne, M. F. “Anti-Crown Chemistry: Synthesis of [9]Mercuracarborand-3 and the Crystal Structure of Its Acetonitrile Complexes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1993, 115, 193-195.

26.              Zheng, Z.; Yang, X.; Knobler, C. B.; Hawthorne, M. F. “An Iodide Ion Complex of a Hydrophobic Tetraphenyl[12]Mercuracarborand-4 Having a Sterically Encumbered Cavity” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1993, 115, 5320-5321.

27.              Hawthorne, M. F.; Yang, X.; Zheng, Z.; Knobler, C. B. “Host-Guest Chemistry of Anion-Complexation by Macrocyclic Multidentate Lewis Acids” Pure and Appl. Chem. 1994, 66, 245-254.

28.              Yang, X.; Knobler, C. B.; Zheng, Z.; Hawthorne, M. F. “Host-Guest Chemistry of a New Class of Macrocyclic Multidentate Lewis Acids Comprised of Carborane-Supported Electrophilic Mercury Centers” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1994, 116, 7142-7159.

29.              Zheng, Z.; Knobler, C. B.; Curtis, C. E.; Hawthorne, M. F. “Structure and Bonding of a Novel Mercuracycle Complex Containing B-Hg Bonds at Carborane Vertices” Inorg. Chem. 1995, 34, 432-435.

30.              Zheng, Z.; Jiang, W.; Zinn, A. A.; Knobler, C. B.; Hawthorne, M. F. “Facile Electrophilic Iodination of Icosahedral Carboranes.  Synthesis of Carborane Derivatives with Boron-Carbon Bonds via the Palladium-Catalyzed Reaction of Diiodocarboranes with Grignard Reagents” Inorg. Chem. 1995, 34, 2095-2100.

31.              Zheng, Z.; Knobler, C. B.; Hawthorne, M. F. “Stereoselective Anion Template Effects: Syntheses and Molecular Structures of Tetraphenyl [12]Mercuracarborand-4 Complexes of Halide Ions” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 5105-5113.

32.              Zheng, Z.; Diaz, M.; Knobler, C. B.; Hawthorne, M. F. “A Mercuracarborand Characterized by B-Hg-B Bonds: Synthesis and Structure of cyclo-[(t-BuMe2Si)2C2B10H8Hg]3 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 12338-12339.

33.              Zinn, A. A.; Zheng, Z.; Knobler, C. B.; Hawthorne, M. F. “A Hexamethyl Derivative of [9]Mercuracarborand-3: Synthesis, Characterization, and Host-Guest Chemistry” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1996, 118, 70-74.

34.              Zheng, Z.; Knobler, C. B.; Mortimer, M. D.; Kong, G.; Hawthorne, M. F. “Hydrocarbon-Soluble Mercuracarborands: Synthesis, Halide Complexes, and Supramolecular Chemistry” Inorg. Chem. 1996, 35, 1235-1243.

35.              Mortimer, M. D.; Jiang, W.; Zheng, Z.; Kane, R. R.; Chizhevsky, I. T.; Knobler, C. B.; Hawthorne, M. F. “Rods, Rings, Balls, and Strings!  Structural Motifs in Carborane Chemistry” In Modular Chemistry, NATO ASI Series, Michl, J. Ed.; Kluwer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 1997; pp 551-564.

36.              Hawthorne, M. F.; Zheng, Z. “The Recognition of Electron-Donating Guests by Carborane-Supported Multidentate Macrocyclic Lewis Acid Hosts” Acc. Chem. Res. 1997, 30, 267-276. 

37.              Zheng, Z.; Long, J. R.; Holm, R. H. “A Basis Set of Re6Se8 Cluster Building Blocks and Demonstration of Their Linking Capability: Directed Synthesis of an Re12Se16 Dicluster” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 2163-2171.

38.              Zheng, Z.; Holm, R. H. “Cluster Condensation by Thermolysis: Synthesis of a Rhomb-Linked Re12Se16 Dicluster and Factors Relevant to the Formation of the Re24Se32 Tetracluster” Inorg, Chem. 1997, 36, 5173-5178.

39.              Patent “Rhenium Heavy Metal Clusters” Long, J. R.; Zheng, Z.; Holm, R. H.; Yu, S.; Droege, M.; Sanderson, W. A.  U. S. Patent Serial No. 5,804,161 (Issued Date: September 8, 1998)

40.              Zheng, Z.; Gray, T.; Holm, R. H. “Synthesis and Structures of Solvated Monoclusters and Bridged Di- and Triclusters Based on the Cubic Building Block [Re6(m3-Se)8]2+ Inorg. Chem. 1999, 38, 4888-4895.

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