Publications: 2021-2025

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142. Yangqiu Liu, Hexiang Qi, Ming Lei* (2022) “Elastic Image Pair Method for Finding Transition States on Potential Energy Surfaces Using Only First Derivatives.” J. Chem. Theory Comput., DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.2c00137 Link
141. Hongyuan Fu, Jia Yao, Ming Zhang, Lingwei Xue, Qiuju Zhou, Shangyu Li, Ming Lei, Lei Meng, Zhi-Guo Zhang,* Yongfang Li (2022) “Low-cost Synthesis of Small Molecule Acceptors Makes Polymer Solar Cells Commercially Viable.” Nat. Commun., 13: 3687 Link
140. Hexiang Qi, Yangqiu Liu, Min Pu, Zuoying Yang, Yaping Li, Ming Lei* (2022) “Construction and Practice of Molecular Point Group Virtual Laboratory.” Chin. J. Chem. Edu., 43(12): 104-113 (祁鹤翔, 刘阳秋, 蒲敏, 杨作银, 李亚平, 雷鸣* (2022) “分子点群虚拟仿真实验的建设与实践” 化学教育 43(12): 104-113) Link Cover
139. Bo Zhang,‡ Tenglong Guo,‡ Zhewei Li,‡ Fritz E. Kühn, Ming Lei, Zongbao K. Zhao, Jianliang Xiao, Jian Zhang, Dezhu Xu, Tao Zhang, Changzhi Li* (2022) “Transition-metal-free Synthesis of Pyrimidines from Lignin β-O-4 Segments via a One-pot Multi-component Reaction.” Nat. Commun., 13: 3365 (‡ equal contribution) Link
138. Ying Zhou, Yaqi Zhao, Xiaofan Shi, Yanhui Tang, Zuoyin Yang,* Min Pu, Ming Lei* (2022) “Theoretical Study on the Hydrogenation of CO2 to Methanol Catalyzed by Ruthenium Pincer Complexes.” Dalton Trans., DOI: 10.1039/D2DT01352E Link
137. Chenxi Sheng, Zhewei Li, Min Pu,* Ming Lei* (2022) “Theoretical Study on the Mechanism of the Benzaldehydes Deoxyfluorination by Sulfuryl Fluoride and Tetramethylammonium Fluoride.” J. Phys. Org. Chem., DOI: 10.1002/poc.4389  Link
136. Yaqi Zhao, Lin Zhang, Yanhui Tang, Min Pu,* Ming Lei* (2022) “Theoretical Study on Asymmetric Ketone Hydrogenation Catalyzed by Mn Complexes: From the Catalytic Mechanism to the Catalyst Design.” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 24: 13365-13375 Link
135. Ming Lei,‡ Xingyu Chen,‡ Yingjie Wang,‡ Liran Zhang, Hong Zhu,* Zhiqian Wang* (2022) “Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Pd-Catalyzed Selective C–P Activation and Transfer Hydrogenation for “Group-Substitution” Synthesis of Trivalent Phosphines.” Org. Lett., 24(15): 2868-2872 (‡ equal contribution) Link
134. Luocong Wang, Zhewei Li, Caiwei Yue, Peihuan Zhang, Ming Lei,* Min Pu* (2022) “Theoretical Study on the Isomerization Mechanism of Azobenzene Derivatives under Electric Field.” Acta Chim. Sinica, DOI: 10.6023/A22010056 (王珞聪, 李哲伟, 岳彩巍, 张培焕, 雷鸣*, 蒲敏* (2022) “电场下偶氮苯衍生物分子顺反异构化反应机理的理论研究” 化学学报 DOI: 10.6023/A22010056) Link
133. Lin Zhang, Yaqi Zhao, Chong Liu, Min Pu, Ming Lei,* Zexing Cao* (2022) “Hydroboration of CO2 to Methyl Boronate Catalyzed by a Manganese Pincer Complex: Insights into the Reaction Mechanism and Ligand Effect.” Inorg. Chem., 61(14): 5616–5625 Link
132. Zhuo Quan, Li Mao, Yi-Qi Tang, Ming Lei, Ben-Zhan Zhu,* Ya-Jun Liu* (2022) “Mechanistic Investigation of H2O2-dependent Chemiluminescence from Tetrabromo-1,4-Benzoquinone.” ChemPhysChem, 23(5): e202100885 Link
131. Rui Wang, Yangqiu Liu, Qianyue Wang, Lin Zhang, Zhewei Li, Min Pu*, Ming Lei* (2021) “The Role of AQ in the Regioselectivity of Strong Alkyl C–O Bond Activation Catalyzed by Pd(OAc)2: A Density Functional Theory Mechanistic Study.” Inorg. Chem., 60(23): 17555–17564  Link
130. Chong Liu, Lin Zhang, Longfei Li*, Ming Lei* (2021) “Theoretical Design of a Catalyst with Both High Activity and Selectivity in C–H Borylation.” J. Org. Chem., 86(23): 16858–16866  Link
129. Hong Yan*, Yi Yang, Tao Wang, Jun Lu, Jing He, Yongmei Chen, Jiaxi Xu, Shouli Bai, Zhihua Wang, Ming Lei (2021) “Promoting the Construction of First-Class Applied Chemistry Major by Optimizing the Elements of Students’ Cultivation.” Univ. Chem., 36(11): 2107085 (鄢红*, 杨屹, 王涛, 陆军, 何静, 陈咏梅, 许家喜, 白守礼, 王志华, 雷鸣 (2021) “着力优化育人要素,全面促进应用化学一流本科专业建设” 大学化学 36(11): 2107085) Link
128. Yaqi Zhao, Lin Zhang, Zhewei Li, Min Pu*, Ming Lei* (2021) “Theoretical Study on the Mechanism of C-N and C-C Coupling to Form Indole Catalyzed by Pd(OAc)2.” Mol. Catal., 515: 111895  Link
127. Yaqi Zhao, Lin Zhang, Min Pu*, Ming Lei* (2021) “A Phosphine-Free Mn(I)-NNS Catalyst For Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation of Acetophenone: A Theoretical Prediction.” Dalton Trans., 50: 14738-14744  Link
126. Fuxing Shi, Xiaolin Li, Yinna Bai, Longfei Li, Min Pu, Li Liu*, Ming Lei* (2021) “Mechanism of the Zinc Dithiocarbamate-Activated Rubber Vulcanization Process: A Density Functional Theory Study.” ACS Appl. Polym. Mater., 3(10): 5188–5196  Link
125. Haohao Wang, Wei Zhang, Yangqiu Liu, Min Pu*, Ming Lei* (2021) “First-Principles Study on the Mechanism of Nitrobenzene Reduction to Aniline Catalyzed by a N-Doped Carbon-Supported Cobalt Single-Atom Catalyst.” J. Phys. Chem. C, 125(35): 19171-19182  Link
124. Ling Zhu‡, Lin Zhang‡, Zuoyin Yang, Min Pu*, Ming Lei* (2021) “Theoretical Study on the Hydroboration of α,β-Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds Catalyzed by Metal-Free Complex and Subsequent C−C Coupling with Acetonitrile.” New J. Chem., 45: 14134-14140 (‡ co-first author)  Link
123. Yifan Ping, Rui Wang‡, Qianyue Wang‡, Taiwei Chang, Jingfeng Huo, Ming Lei*, Jianbo Wang* (2021) “Synthesis of Alkenylboronates from N-Tosylhydrazones through Palladium-Catalyzed Carbene Migratory Insertion.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 143(26): 9769–9780 (‡ equal contribution)  Link
122. Yuting Tao, Jinjiang Xu, Haobin Zhang, Zuoyin Yang, Ming Lei*, Jie Sun*(2021) “Thermal Expansion Characteristic of a New Type High Energy Explosive ICM⁃101.” Chinese J. Energetic Materials, 29(7): 641-649 (陶玉婷, 徐金江, 张浩斌, 杨作银, 雷鸣*, 孙杰* (2021) “新型高能量密度炸药ICM-101的热膨胀特性” 含能材料 29(7): 641-649) Link
121. Xin Xu‡, Lin Zhang‡, Haoqiang Zhao‡, Yixiao Pan, Jiajie Li, Zhenli Luo, Jiahong Han, Lijin Xu*, Ming Lei* (2021) “Cobalt(III)-Catalyzed Regioselective C6 Olefination of 2-Pyridones Using Alkynes: Olefination/Directing Group Migration and Olefination.” Org. Lett., 23(12): 4624–4629 (‡ Co-first author)  Link
120. Yuting Tao‡, Jinjiang Xu‡, Haobin Zhang, Shiliang Huang, Zuoyin Yang*, Jie Sun*, Ming Lei* (2021) “Experimental and Theoretical Study on the Growth of Plate-like β-HMX Crystals in the Hydroxylated Interlayer Space.” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 23: 12340-12349 (‡ Co-first author)  Link
119. Xin Xu‡, Chenguang Luo‡, Haoqiang Zhao‡, Yixiao Pan, Xin Zhang, Jiajie Li, Lijin Xu*, Ming Lei*, Patrick Joseph Walsh* (2021) “Rhodium(III)‐Catalyzed C–H bond Functionalization of 2‐Pyridones with Alkynes: Switchable Alkenylation, Alkenylation/Directing Group Migration and Rollover Annulation.” Chem. Eur. J., 27(34): 8811-8821(‡ Co-first author)  Link
118. Lin Zhang, Min Pu, Ming Lei* (2021) “Hydrogenation of CO2 to Methanol Catalyzed by Manganese Pincer Complex: Insights on Mechanism and Solvent Effect.” Dalton Trans., 50: 7348-7355  Link
117. Lin Zhang, Bin Wang, Yaqi Zhao, Min Pu, Shubin Liu*, Ming Lei* (2021) “Using Bases as Initiators to Isomerize Allylic Alcohols: Insights from Density Functional Theory Studies.” J. Phys. Chem. A, 125(11): 2316–2323  Link
116. Peihuan Zhang, Yufeng Zhang, Zhewei Li, Yang Gao, Ming Lei, Zuoyin Yang, Min Pu* (2021) “Theoretical Investigation of Prolyl‐Histidine‐catalyzed Intermolecular Aldol Reaction.” J. Phys. Org.  Chem., 34(8): e4203  Link
115. Zhewei Li, Lin Zhang, Min Pu, Ming Lei* (2021) “Mechanistic Understanding on Base‐catalyzed Aldimine/Ketamine Condensations: An Old Story and A New Model.” Asian J. Org. Chem., 10(3): 634-641  Link
114. Ju Wang*, Ming Lei*, Zhaoxu Wang, Yusheng Liu, Wenchang Zhuang, Wenyou Zhu (2021) “Methanol Oxidation over Rutile Au1@TiO2 Catalyst: Importance of Facets and Oxygen Vacancy.” Appl. Surf. Sci., 542 (2021): 148541 Link
113. Lintao Bai, Mingkun Wang, Lin Zhang, Meijun Zhao, Mei Ren, Lirong Zheng, Ming Lei, and Heyun Shen* (2021) “Poly(Amino Acid) Coordination Nanoparticle as a Potent Sonosensitizer for Cancer Therapy.” ACS Appl. Bio Mater., 4(1): 881–889 Link
112. Yinxing Zou‡, Zhewei Li‡, Yangqiu Liu, Ming Lei* (2021) “Is the Eclipsed Conformation of Ethane a Transition State?” Chin. J. Chem. Edu., 42(2): 80-83 (邹寅星‡, 李哲伟‡, 刘阳秋, 雷鸣* (2021) “重叠式乙烷构象是过渡态吗?” 化学教育 42(2): 80-83 (‡ Co-first author)) Link
111. Xiaoliang Liu, Yangqiu Liu, and Ming Lei*(2021) “A Web-Based Point Group Teaching Platform (PGLite) in Structural Chemistry Course.” Univ. Chem., 36(2): 1912065 (刘晓亮, 刘阳秋, 雷鸣* (2021) “结构化学课程中基于网络的点群演示教学平台PGLite的开发与实践” 大学化学 36(2): 1912065) Link

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