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30. Chu, Q.*; O'Neal, K.; Osipov, M.; Ngwendson, J. N.; Geib, S. J.; Weber S. G.; Curran, D. P.;
“Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications of Fluorous Resorcin[4]arenes” New J. of
Chem. 2010, 34, 2732-2734.

29. Solovyev A., Chu Q., Geib S. J., Fensterbank L., Malacria M., LacôTe E., Curran D. P.
“Substitution Reactions at Tetracoordinate Boron: Synthesis of N-Heterocyclic Carbene
Boranes With Boron-Heteroatom Bonds.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 15027-15080.

28 Walton, J. C.; Brahmi, M. M.; Fensterbank, L.; Lacôte, E.; Malacria, M.; Chu, Q.; Ueng, S.-
H.; Solovyev, A.; Curran, D. P. “EPR Studies of the Generation, Structure, and Reactivity of N-
Heterocyclic Carbene Borane Radicals” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 2350-2358.

27. Chu, Q.; Makhlouf Brahmi, M.; Solovyev, A.; Ueng, S-H; Curran, D. P.; Malacria, M.;
Fensterbank, L.; Lacote, E. “Ionic and Organometallic Reductions with N-Heterocyclic
Carbene Boranes” Chemistry — A European Journal 2009, 15, 12937-12940.

26. Osipov, M.; Chu, Q.; Geib, S. J.; Curran, D. P. and Weber S. G. “Synthesis of Deepcavity
Fluorous Calix[4]arenes as Molecular Recognition Scaffolds” Beilstein J. Org. Chem.
2008, 4, No. 36. (Electronic journal, no page number)

25. Chu, Q.; Henry, C.; Curran, D. P. “Second-Generation Tags for Fluorous Chemistry
Exemplified with a New Fluorous Mitsunobu Reagent” Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 2453-2456.
24. Chu, Q.; Yu, M. S.; Curran, D. P. “CBS Reductions with a Fluorous Prolinol Immobilized in
a Hydrofluoroether Solvent” Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 749-752.

23. MacGillivray, L. R.; Papaefstathiou, G. S.; Friscic, T.; Hamilton, T. D.; Bučar, D-K.; Chu, Q.;
Varshney, D. B.; Georgiev, I. G. “Supramolecular Control of Reactivity in the Solid State:
From Templates to Ladderanes to Metal-Organic Frameworks.” Acc. Chem. Res. 2008, 41,

22. Chu, Q.; Yu, M. S. and Curran D. P. “New fluorous/organic biphasic systems achieved by
solvent tuning” Tetrahedron 2007, 63, 9890–9895.

21. Bučar, D-K.; Papaefstathiou, G. S.; Hamilton, T. D.; Chu, Q.; Georgiev, I. G. MacGillivray, L.
R.; “Template-Controlled Reactivity in the Organic Solid State via Principles of Coordination-Driven
Self-Assembly.” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 29, 4559-4568.

20. Zhang, W.; Williams, J. P.; Lu, Y.; Nagashima, T.; Chu, Q. “Fluorous synthesis of
sclerotigenin-type benzodiazepine-quinazolinones.” Tetrahedron Lett. 2007, 48, 563-565.
19. Chu, Q.; Zhang, W. and Curran, D. P. “A Recyclable Fluorous Organocatalyst for Diels-Alder
Reactions” Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 9287-9290.

18. Huang, Q.; Wang, Z.; Chu, Q.; Zhu, S. “Crystal Structure of a Supramolecular Complex
Formed between 1-bromo-2-iodotetrafluoroethaneand N,N,N´,N´-tetramethylethylenediamine”
J. of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chem. 2006, 54, 177-180.

17. Chu, Q.; Swenson, D. C.; MacGillivray, L. “A Single-Crystal-to-Single-Crystal Reaction
Mediated by Argentophilic Forces Converts a Self-Assembled Complex into a Coordination
Network.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44. 3569 –3572.

16. Chu, Q.; Wang, Z.; Huang, Q.; Zhu, S. “Fluorine-containing donor-acceptor complexes:
crystallographic study of the interactions between electronegative atoms(N, O, S) and
halogen atoms(I, Br)” New J. of Chem. 2003, 27(10), 1522.

15. Zhu, S.; Mao, Y.; Qin, C.; Chu Q. and Hu, C. “A Convenient Preparation of Octafluoro[2,
2]paracyclophane and Dodecafluoro[2, 2] Paracyclophane” Tetrahedron Lett. 2002, 43, 669.

14. Chu, Q.; Wang, Z.; Huang, Q.; Zhu S. “Fluorine-Containing Donor-Acceptor Complex:
Infinite Chain Formed by Oxygen-Iodine Interaction” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2001, 123, 11069.
(Highlighted in C&EN News 2001, 79, 22.)

13. Chu, Q.; Song, L.; Jin, G.; Zhu, S. “Study on the Reaction of Fluorinated α, β-Unsaturated
Carbonyl Compounds with Nitrogen and Sulfur Dinucleophiles” J. Fluorine Chem. 2001,
108, 51.

12. Song, L.; Chu, Q.; Zhu, S. “Synthesis of Fluorinated Pyrazole Derivatives from  -
Alkoxyvinyl Trifluoroketones” J. Fluorine Chem. 2001, 107, 107.

11. Chu, Q.; Wang, Y.; Zhu, S. “A Novel Method for Preparation of Trifluoromethyl
Substituted 2,3-Dihydro-1,4-diazepine and Benzimidazole” Syn. Comm., 2000, 30(4), 677.

10. Zhu, S.; Qin, C.; Xu, G.; Chu, Q.; Huang, Q. “Reactions of 5-Trifluoroacetyl-3,4-dihydro-2Hpyran
with Zinc Reagents” J. Fluorine Chem.1999, 99, 141.

9. Zhu, S.; Qin, C.; Wang, Y.; Chu, Q. “Preparation of 1-Trifluoroacetyl Indolizineand their
Derivatives via the Cycloaddition of Pyridinium N-Ylides with 4-Ethoxyl-1,1,1-trifluoroethyl-
3-ne-one” J. Fluorine Chem. 1999, 99, 183.

8. Xu, B.; Xu, G.; Qin, C.; Xu, Y.; Chu Q. and Zhu, S. “Synthesese and Reactions of N-Perfluoro
-alkanesulfonyliminosulfurous Dichlorides” Heteroatom Chem. 1999, 10(1), 41.

7. Zhu, S.; Xu, G.; Chu, Q.; Xu,Y.; Qin, C.; “Synthesis of Fluorine-Containing Symmetrical N,
N-Alkylidene Bisamides” J. Fluorine Chem. 1999, 93, 69.

6. Zhu, S.; Xu, G.; Qin, C.; Xu, Y.; Chu; Q. and DesMarteau, D. D. “Chemical Transformation
of Bis((perfluoroalkyl)sulfonyl)methanes and 1,1,3,3-Tetraoxopolyfluoro-1,3-dithiaycloalkanes”
Heteroatom Chem. 1999, 10(2), 147.

5. Zhu, S.; Xu, G.; Qin, C.; Chu, Q. and Xu, Y. “Study on the Nucleophilic Reaction of 5-
Trifluoroacetyl-3,4-dihydro-2H-pyran” Monach. für Chemie, 1999, 130, 671.

4. Zhu, S.; Xu, G.; Qin, C.; Xu, Y.; Chu, Q. “Preparation and Reaction of Bis(perfluoroalkanesulfonyl)
methyl Halides” Chinese J. of Chem. 1998, 16(3), 264.

3. Zhu, S.; Chu, Q.; Xu, G.; Qin, C.; Xu, Y. “A Convenient One-Pot Synthesis of Per(or poly)
fluoroalkanesulfonyl Substituted Cyclopropanes” J. Fluorine Chem. 1998, 91, 195.

2. Zhu, S.; Xu, G.; Qin, C.; Xu, Y.; Chu, Q. “Synthesis of Diethyl N-(Perfluoroalkanesulfonyl)
phosphoramidates and N-(Perfluoroalkanesulfonyl)phosphoramidic Acid” Phosphorus, Sulfur
and Silicon 1998, 5(4), 1.

1. Zhu, S.; Qin, C.; Xu, G.; Xu, Y.; Chu, Q. “A Convenient Synthesis of a New Push-Pull
Alkenes: - Alkoxyl Vinyl Trifluoromethyl Sulfones” Tetrahedron Lett. 1998, 39, 5265- 5268.





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