Publications

21. Automated Synthesis of Well-Defined Polymers and Biohybrids by Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization Using a DNA Synthesizer.

X. Pan,+ S. Lathwal,+ S. Mack, J. Yan, S. R. Das, K. Matyjaszewski,

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 2740. (+ Equally contribution)

 

20. Phenyl Benzo[b]phenothiazine as a Visible Light Photoredox Catalyst for Metal-Free Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization.

S. Dadashi-Silab,+ X. Pan,+ K. Matyjaszewski,

Chem. Eur. J., 2017, ASAP, doi:10.1002/chem.201605574. (+ Equally contribution, invited, special issue)

 

19. A Simplified Fe-based PhotoATRP Using Only Monomers and Solvent.

X. Pan, N. Malhotra, S. Dadashi-Silab, K. Matyjaszewski,

Macromol. Rapid Commun., 2017, ASAP, doi:10.1002/marc.201600651. (Invited, special issue)

 

18.Influence of Spacers in Tetherable Initiators on Surface-Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization (SI-ATRP).

J. Yan, X. Pan, Z. Wang, J. Zhang, K. Matyjaszewski,

Macromolecules, 2016, 49 (23), 9283-9286.

 

17. Polymerization-Induced Self-Assembly (PISA) Using ICAR ATRP at Low Catalyst Concentration.

G. Wang, M. Schmitt, Z. Wang, B. Lee, X. Pan, L. Fu, J. Yan, S. Li, G. Xie, M. R. Bockstaller, K. Matyjaszewski,

Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 8605-8615.

 

16. Facile Arm-First Synthesis of Star Block Copolymers via ARGET ATRP with ppm Amounts of Catalyst.

H. Ding, S. Park, M. Zhong, X. Pan, J. Pietrasik, C. J. Bettinger, K. Matyjaszewski,

Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 6752–6760.

 

15. Photomediated Controlled Radical Polymerization.

X. Pan, M. A. Tasdelen, J. Laun, T. Junkers, Y. Yagci, K. Matyjaszewski,

Prog. Polym. Sci., 2016, 62, 73-125.

 

14. Enhancing Initiation Efficiency in Metal-free Surface-initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization (SI-ATRP).

J. Yan, X. Pan, M. Schmitt, Z. Wang, M. R. Bockstaller, K. Matyjaszewski,

ACS Macro Lett., 2016, 5, 661–665.

 

13. Mechanism of Photoinduced Metal-Free Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization: Experimental and Computational Studies.

X. Pan, C. Fang, M. Fantin, N. Malhotra, W. Y. So, L. A. Peteanu, A. A. Isse, A. Gennaro, P. Liu, K. Matyjaszewski,

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 2411–2425.

ESI: Highly Cited Paper

 

 

12. Photoinduced Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization with ppm Cu Catalyst by Visible Light in Aqueous Media.

X. Pan, N. Malhotra, S. Antonina, Z. Wang, D. Konkolewicz, K. Matyjaszewski,

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 15430–15433.

 

11. Photoinduced Fe-Based Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization in the Absence of Additional Ligands, Reducing Agents, and Radical Initiators.

X. Pan, N. Malhotra, J. Zhang, K. Matyjaszewski,

Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 6948–6954.

 

10. Dynamic behavior of N-heterocyclic carbene boranes: boron–carbene bonds in B,B-disubstituted N,N-dimethylimidazol-2-ylidene boranes have substantial rotation barriers.

K. Damodaran, X. Li, X. Pan, D. P. Curran,

J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 4465–4469.

 

9. Photoinduced Metal-Free Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of Acrylonitrile.

X. Pan, M. Lamson, J. Yan, K. Matyjaszewski,

ACS Macro Lett., 2015, 4, 192–196.

Most Read Article, Jan, Feb, Mar, April and Year 2015

ESI: Highly Cited Paper

 

8. Contribution of photochemistry to activator regeneration in ATRP.

T. G. Ribelli, D. Konkolewicz, X. Pan, K. Matyjaszewski,

Macromolecules, 2014, 47, 6316–6321.

 

7. Neutral Sulfur Nucleophiles: Synthesis of thioethers and thioesters by substitution reactions of N-heterocyclic carbene boryl sulfides and thioamides.

X. Pan, D. P. Curran,

Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 2728-2731.

 

6. Borenium-catalyzed hydroborations of silyl-substituted alkenes and alkynes with a readily available N-heterocyclic carbene–borane.

A. Boussonnière, X. Pan, S. J. Geib, D. P. Curran,

Organometallics 2013, 32, 7445-7450.

 

5. Molecular iodine initiates hydroborations of alkenes with N-heterocyclic carbene boranes.

X. Pan, A. Boussonnière, D. P. Curran,

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 14433-14437.

 

 

4. Disulfides and boryl sulfides serve as both initiators and precatalysts in radical reductions of halides by an N-heterocyclic carbene borane.

X. Pan, J. Lalevée, E. Lacôte, D. P. Curran,

Adv. Synth. Catal. 2013, 355, 3522-3526.

 

3. Mechanistic and preparative studies of radical chain homolytic substitution reactions of N-heterocyclic carbene boranes and disulfides.

X. Pan, A.-L. Vallet, S. Schweizer, K. Dahbi, B. Delpech, N. Blanchard, B. Graff, S. J. Geib, D. P. Curran, J. Lalevée, E. Lacôte,

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 10484-10491.

 

2. Reductions of aldehydes and ketones with a readily available N-heterocyclic carbene borane and acetic acid.

V. Lamm, X. Pan, T. Taniguchi, D. P. Curran,

Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2013, 9, 675-680.

 

1. Polarity reversal catalysis in radical reductions of halides by N-heterocyclic carbene boranes.

X. Pan, E. Lacôte, J. Lalevée, D. P. Curran,

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 5669-5674.

 

 

Book Chapters

1. Photoinduced Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization.

X. Pan, K. Matyjaszewski,

in “Conventional and Controlled PhotoPolymerizations and Their Applications”, Jacques Lalevée and Cyrille Boyer, Eds., Imperial College Press ICP (Singapore), submitted.