Publications


 

Stay tuned for publications @NUS

* indicates corresponding authorship

# denotes equal contribution

PRIOR TO NUS

Active Mechanisorption Driven by Pumping Cassettes

[30] Feng, L.#; Qiu, Y.#; Guo, Q.-H.; Chen, Z.; Seale, J. S. W.; He, K.; Wu, H.; Feng, Y.; Farha, O. K.; Astumian, R. D.; Stoddart, J. F.

Science, 2021, 374, 1215–1221.

Fig. 2.jpg
29.gif

PCage: Fluorescent Molecular Temples for Binding Sugars in Water

[29] Liu, W.; Tan, Y.; Jones, L. O.; Song, B.; Guo, Q.-H.; Zhang, L.; Qiu, Y.; Feng, Y.; Chen, X.-Y.; Schatz, G. C.; Stoddart, J. F.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 15688–15700

Electron-Catalyzed Dehydrogenation in a Single-Molecule Junction

[28] Chen, H.; Jiang, F.; Hu, C.; Jiao, Y.; Chen, S.; Qiu, Y.; Zhou, P.; Zhang, L.; Cai, K.; Song, B.; Chen, X.-Y.; Zhao, X.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Guo, H.; Hong, W.; Stoddart, J. F.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 8476–8487.

ja1c03141_0006.gif

A Donor–Acceptor [2]Catenane for Visible Light Photocatalysis

[27] Jiao, Y.; Dordevic, L.; Mao, H.; Young, R.; Jaynes, T.; Chen, H.; Qiu, Y.; Cai, K.; Zhang, L.; Chen, X.-Y.; Feng, Y.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Stupp, S.; Stoddart, J. F.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 8000–8010.

ja1c01493_0007.gif

Aromatic Hydrocarbon Belts

[26] Guo, Q.-H.; Qiu, Y.; Wang, M.-X.; Stoddart, J. F.

Nat. Chem. 2021, 13, 402–419. (Invited Review)

Screenshot 2021-10-14 234740.png

Radical Cyclic [3]Daisy Chains

[25] Cai, K.; Cui, B.; Song, B.; Wang, H.; Qiu, Y.; Jones, L. O.; Liu, W.; Shi, Y.; Vemuri, S.; Shen, D.; Jiao, T.; Zhang, L.; Wu, H.; Chen, H.; Jiao, Y.; Wang, Y.; Stern, C. L.; Li, H.; Schatz, G. C.; Li, X.; Stoddart, J. F. 

Chem 2021, 7, 174–189.

1-s2.0-S2451929420305878-fx1_lrg.jpg

Pumps through the Ages

[24] Qiu, Y.; Feng, Y.; Guo, Q.-H.; Astumian, R. D.; Stoddart, J. F. 

Chem 2020, 6, 1954–1979. (Invited Review)

toc jpeg.jpg

Artificial Molecular Pump Operating in Response to Electricity and Light

[23] Guo, Q.-H.#; Qiu, Y.#; Kuang, X.; Liang, J.; Feng, Y.; Zhang, L.; Jiao, Y.; Shen, D.; Astumian, R. D.; Stoddart, J. F.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 14443–14449.

ja0c06663_0006.gif

A Precise Polyrotaxane Synthesizer

[22] Qiu, Y.; Song, B.; Pezzato, C.; Shen, D.; Liu, W.; Zhang, L.; Feng, Y.; Guo, Q.-H.; Cai, K.; Li, W.; Chen, H.; Nguyen, M. T.; Shi, Y.; Cheng, C.; Astumian, R. D.; Li, X.; Stoddart, J. F.

Science 2020, 368, 1247–1253.

F1_edited.jpg

Molecular-Pump-Enabled Synthesis of a Daisy Chain Polymer

[21] Cai, K.; Shi, Y.; Zhuang, G.-W.; Zhang, L.; Qiu, Y.; Shen, D.; Chen, H.; Jiao, Y.; Wu, H.; Cheng, C.; Stoddart, J. F.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 10308−10313.

ja0c04029_0005.jpeg

Stitching up the Belt[n]arenes

[20] Qiu, Y.; Chen, H.; Feng, Y.; Schott, M. E.; Stoddart, J. F.

Chem 2020, 6, 826–829.

Figure 1-01_edited_edited.jpg
kang2.gif

Highly Stable Organic Bisradicals Protected by Mechanical Bonds

[19] Cai, K.; Mao, H.; Liu, W.-G.; Qiu, Y.; Shi, Y.; Zhang, L.; Shen, D.; Chen, H.; Jiao, Y.; Wu, H.; Liu, Z.; Feng, Y.; Stern, C. L.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Goddard, W. A.; Stoddart, J. F.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 7190–7197.

guo2.gif

TetrazineBox: A Structurally Transformative Toolbox

[18] Guo, Q.-H.; Zhou, J.; Mao, H.; Qiu, Y.; Nguyen, M. T.; Feng, Y.; Liang, J.; Shen, D.; Li, P.; Liu, Z.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Stoddart, J. F. 

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 5419–5428.

Giant Conductance Enhancement of Intramolecular Circuits through Interchannel Gating

[17] Chen, H.; Zheng, H.; Hu, C.; Cai, K.; Jiao, Y.; Zhang, L.; Jiang, F.; Roy, I.; Qiu, Y.; Shen, D.; Feng, Y.; Alsubaie, F. M.; Guo, H.; Hong, W.; Stoddart, J. F.  Matter 2020, 2, 378–389.

chen.jpg
guo.gif

Single-Crystal Polycationic Polymers Obtained by Single-Crystal-to-Single-Crystal Photopolymerization

[16] Guo, Q.-H.; Jia, M.; Liu, Z.; Qiu, Y.; Chen, H.; Shen, D.; Zhang, X.; Tu, Q.; Ryder, M. R.; Chen, H.; Li, P.; Xu, Y.; Li, P.; Chen, Z.; Shekhawat, G. S.; Dravid, V. P.; Snurr, R. Q.; Philp, D.; Sue, A. C. H.; Farha, O. K.; Rolandi, M.; Stoddart, J. F. 

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 6180–6187.

shen.gif

Organic Counteranion Co-assembly Strategy for the Formation of γ-Cyclodextrin-Containing Hybrid Frameworks

[15] Shen, D.; Cooper, J. A.; Li, P.; Guo, Q.-H.; Cai, K.; Wang, X.; Wu, H.; Chen, H.; Zhang, L.; Jiao, Y.; Qiu, Y.; Stern, C. L.; Liu, Z.; Sue, A. C. H.; Yang, Y.-W.; Alsubaie, F. M.; Farha, O. K.; Stoddart, J. F. 

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 2042–2050.

dean.gif

Non-Equilibrium Kinetics and Trajectory Thermodynamics of Synthetic Molecular Pumps

[14] Astumian, R. D.; Pezzato, C.; Feng, Y.; Qiu, Y.; McGonigal, P. R.; Cheng, C.; Stoddart, J. F.

Mater. Chem. Front. 2020, 4, 13041314.

Tuning Radical Interactions in Trisradical Tricationic Complexes by Varying Host-Cavity Sizes

[13] Cai, K.; Shi, Y.; Cao, C.; Vemuri, S.; Cui, B.; Shen, D.; Wu, H.; Zhang, L.; Qiu, Y.; Chen, H.; Jiao, Y.; Stern, C. L.; Alsubaie, F. M.; Xiao, H.; Li, J.; Stoddart, J. F. 

Chem. Sci. 2020, 11, 107–112.

Get.gif

A Molecular Dual Pump

[12] Qiu, Y.; Zhang, L.; Pezzato, C.; Feng, Y.; Li, W.; Nguyen, M. T.; Cheng, C.; Shen, D.; Guo, Q.-H.; Shi, Y.; Cai, K.; Alsubaie, F. M.; Astumian, R. D.; Stoddart, J. F. 

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 17472–17476.

qiu.gif

Stabilizing the Naphthalenediimide Radical within a Tetracationic Cyclophane

[11] Jiao, T.; Cai, K.; Nelson, J. N.; Jiao, Y.; Qiu, Y.; Wu, G.; Zhou, J.; Cheng, C.; Shen, D.; Feng, Y.; Liu, Z.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Stoddart, J. F.; Li, H. 

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 16915–16922.

jiao.gif

A Hierarchical Nanoporous Diamondoid Superstructure

[10] Guo, Q.-H.; Liu, Z.; Li, P.; Shen, D.; Xu, Y.; Ryder, M. R.; Chen, H.; Stern, C. L.; Malliakas, C. D.; Zhang, X.; Zhang, L.; Qiu, Y.; Shi, Y.; Snurr, R. Q.; Philp, D.; Farha, O. K.; Stoddart, J. F.

Chem 2019, 5, 2353–2364.

chem_edited.jpg

Photostable Helical Polyfurans

[9] Varni, A. J.; Fortney, A.; Baker, M. A.; Worch, J. C.; Qiu, Y.; Yaron, D.; Bernhard, S.; Noonan, K. J. T.; Kowalewski, T.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 8858–8867.

furan_edited_edited.jpg

Selective Extraction of C70 by a Tetragonal Prismatic Porphyrin Cage

[8] Shi, Y.; Cai, K.; Xiao, H.; Liu, Z.; Zhou, J.; Shen, D.; Qiu, Y.; Guo, Q.; Stern, C.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Diederich, F.; Goddard III, W. A.; Stoddart, J. F. 

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 13835–13842.

ja-2018-08555q_0008_edited.jpg

Nickel-Catalyzed Suzuki Polycondensation for Controlled Synthesis of Ester-Functionalized Conjugated Polymers

[7] Qiu, Y.; Worch, J. C.; Fortney, A.; Noonan, K. J. T.

Macromolecules 2016, 49, 4757–4762.

ma-2016-01006z_0006.gif

Conjugated Polymers with Repeated Sequences of Group 16 Heterocycles Synthesized through Catalyst-Transfer Polycondensation

[6] Tsai, C.-H.; Fortney, A.; Qiu, Y.; Gil, R. R.; Yaron, D.; Kowalewski, T.; Noonan, K. J. T.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 6798–6804.

ja-2016-019169_0008.gif

Synthesis of Polyfuran and Thiophene-Furan Alternating Copolymers Using Catalyst-Transfer Polycondensation

[5] Qiu, Y.; Fortney, A.; Tsai, C.-H.; Baker, M. A.; Kowalewski, T.; Noonan, K. J. T. 

ACS Macro Lett. 2016, 5, 332–336.

mz-2015-006668_0007.gif

Stille Catalyst-Transfer Polycondensation Using Pd-PEPPSI-IPr for High-Molecular-Weight Regioregular Poly(3-hexylthiophene)

[4] Qiu, Y.; Mohin, J.; Tsai, C.-H.; Tristram-Nagle, S.; Gil, R. R.; Kowalewski, T.; Noonan, K. J. T.

Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2015, 36, 840–844.

marc201500030-abs-0001-m.jpg

Tuning Thiophene with Phosphorus: Synthesis and Electronic Properties of Benzobisthiaphospholes

[3] Qiu, Y.; Worch, J. C.; Chirdon, D. N.; Kaur, A.; Maurer, A. B.; Amsterdam, S.; Collins, C. R.; Pintauer, T.; Yaron, D.; Bernhard, S.; Noonan, K. J. T.

Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 7746–7751.

mfig002.jpg

Synthetic Tuning of Electronic and Photophysical Properties of 2-Aryl-1,3-Benzothiaphospholes

[2] Worch, J. C.; Chirdon, D. N.; Maurer, A. B.; Qiu, Y.; Geib, S. J.; Bernhard, S.; Noonan, K. J. T.

J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 7462–7469.

jo-2013-00947u_0011.gif

Development of Oleanane-Type Triterpenes as a New Class of HCV Entry Inhibitors

[1] Yu, F.; Wang, Q.; Zhang, Z.; Peng, Y.; Qiu, Y.; Shi, Y. ; Zheng, Y.; Xiao, S.; Wang, H.; Huang, X.; Zhu, L.; Chen, K.; Zhao, C.; Zhang, C.; Yu, M.; Sun, D.; Zhang, L.; Zhou, D. 

J. Med. Chem. 2013, 56, 4300–4319.

jm-2012-01910a_0016.gif