- Igor E. Soshnikov,Nina V. Semikolenova,Konstantin P. Bryliakov,Artem A. Antonov, Wen-Hua Sun,Evgenii P. Talsi，Activation of α-diimine Ni(II) pre-catalyst with AlMe3 and AliBu3: catalytic and NMR and EPR spectroscopy studies, Organometallics, accepted
- Hongyi Suo, Zilong Li, Irina V. Oleynik, Zheng Wang, Ivan I. Oleynik, Yanping Ma, Qingbin Liu and Wen-Hua Sun, Achieving strictly linear polyethylenes by the NNN-Fe precatalysts finely tuned with different sizes of ortho-cycloalkyl substituents, Applied Organometallic Chemistry, 2020, 34, DOI: 10.1002/aoc.5937
- Qiuyue Zhang, Ningning Wu, Junfeng Xiang, Gregory A. Solan, Hongyi Suo, Yanping Ma, Tongling Liang and Wen-Hua Sun, Bis-cycloheptyl-fused bis(imino)pyridine-cobalt catalysts for PE wax formation: positive effects of fluoride substitution on catalytic performance and thermal stability, Dalton Transactions, 2020, 49, 9425 – 9437. DOI: DOI: 10.1039/D0DT01876G
- Zheng Wang, Ziwei, Zhao, Yong Li, Yanxia Zhong,Qiuyue Zhang,Qingbin Liu, Gregory A. Solan, Yanping Ma and Wen-Hua Sun,Ruthenium-catalyzed Hydrogenation of CO2 as a Route to Methyl Esters for use as Biofuels or fine Chemicals, Chemical Science, 2020, 11, 6766 - 6774. DOI: 10.1039/D0SC02942D
- Hongyi Suo, Qiang Chen, Wenjuan Zhang, Yanping Ma and Wen-Hua Sun, Methylene-bridged bis(8-arylimino)-5,6,7-trihydro-quinolylinickel precatalysts for ethylene polymerization, Journal of Polymer Science, 2020, 58, 1675–1686. DOI: 10.1002/pol.20200195
- Qiuyue Zhang, Randi Zhang, Mingyang Han, Wenhong Yang, Tongling Liang and Wen-Hua Suna, 4,4'-difluorobenzhydryl-modified bis(imino)-pyridyliron(II) chlorides as thermally stable precatalysts for strictly linear polyethylenes with narrow dispersity, Dalton Transactions, 2020, 49, 7384 – 7396.DOI: 10.1039/D0DT01344G
- Muhammad Zada, Arumugam Vignesh, Hongyi Suo, Yanping Ma, Hua Liu, and Wen-Hua Sun，NNN-type iron(II) complexes consisting sterically hindered dibenzocycloheptyl group: Synthesis and catalytic activity towards ethylene polymerization, Molecular Catalysis, 2020,492, 110981. DOI: 10.1016/j.mcat.2020.110981
- Wenhua Lin, Liping Zhang, Hongyi Suo, Arumugam Vignesh, Nighat Yousuf, Xiang Hao and Wen-Hua Sun, Achieving Characteristic Polyisoprenes through Rationally Designed Iminopyridyl Metal (Fe & Co) Precatalysts: Investigation of Co-catalysts and Steric Influence on their Catalytic Activity, New Journal of Chemistry, 2020, 44, 8076 - 8084. DOI: 10.1039/D0NJ00942C.
- Muhammad Zada, Arumugam Vignesh,Liwei Guo, Randi Zhang,Wenjuan Zhang, Yanping Ma,Yang Sun and Wen-Hua Sun, Sterically and electronically modified aryliminopyridyl-nickel bromide precatalysts for an access to branched polyethylene with vinyl/vinylene end group, ACS Omega 2020, 5, 10610−10625. DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.0c01208
- Ana Maria Faisca Phillips, Hongyi Suo, Maria de Fátima C. Guedes da Silva, Armando J. L. Pombeiro and Wen-Hua Sun, Recent developments in vanadium-catalyzed olefin coordination polymerization, Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2020, 416, 213332. DOI: 1016/j.ccr.2020.213332.
- Mingyang Han, Qiuyue Zhang, Ivan I. Oleynik, Hongyi Suo, Gregory A. Solan, Irina V. Oleynik, Yanping Ma, Tongling Liang and Wen-Hua Sun, High molecular weight polyethylenes of narrow dispersity promoted using bis(arylimino)cyclohepta[b]pyridine-cobalt catalysts ortho-substituted with benzhydryl & cycloalkyl groups, Dalton Transactions, 2020, 49, 4774 - 4784. DOI: 10.1039/D0DT00576B
- Artem A. Antonov, Wen-Hua Sun, and Konstantin P. Bryliakov, New family of single-component Ni catalysts for ethylene polymerization to high and ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene, Sci China Chem, 2020, 63, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11426-020-9708-3
- Shi-Fang Yuan, Zhe Fan, Qiuyue Zhang, Zygmunt Flisak, Yanping Ma, Yang Sun, and Wen-Hua Sun, Enhancing performance of α-diiminonickel precatalyst for ethylene polymerization by substitution with the 2,4-bis(4,4'-dimethoxybenzhydryl)-6-methylphenyl group, Applied Organometallic Chemistry, 2020, 34, DOI: 10.1002/aoc.5638
- Shi-Fang Yuan, Yi Yan, Gregory A. Solan, Yanping Ma and Wen-Hua Sun, Recent advancements in N-ligated group 4 molecular catalysts for the (co)polymerization of ethylene, Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2020, 411, 213254. DOI: 1016/j.ccr.2020.213254.
- Xin-E Duan, Bo Yuan, Rui Li, Arumugam Vignesh, Chantsalnyam Bariashir, Zilong Li, Sheng-Di Bai, Yanping Ma, Jian-Bin Chao, Hong-Bo Tong, and Wen-Hua Sun, Alkyl substituents triggered an unexpected formation of mono-and dinuclear zirconium hydrazonate complexes: synthesis, characterization and their catalytic behavior toward ethylene polymerization，Applied Organometallic Chemistry, 2020, 34, e5586. DOI:10.1002/aoc.5586.
- Wenhong Yang, Timothy Tizhe Fidelis, and Wen-Hua Sun, Prediction of Catalytic Activities of Bis(imino)pyridine Metal Complexes by Machine Learning, Journal of Computational Chemistry, 2020,41, 1064–1067. DOI: 10.1002/JCC.26160
- Badral Gansukh, Qiuyue Zhang, Zygmunt Flisak, Tongling Liang, Yanping Ma, and Wen-Hua Sun, The chloro-substituent enhances performance of 2,4-bis(imino)pyridylchromium catalysts yielding highly linear polyethylene, Applied Organometallic Chemistry, 2020, 34, e5471. DOI:10.1002/aoc.5471.
- Arumugam Vignesh, Qiuyue Zhang, Yanping Ma, Tongling Liang, and Wen-Hua Sun, Attaining highly branched polyethylene elastomers by employing modified α-diiminonickel(II) catalysts: Probing the effects of enhancing fluorine atom on the ligand framework towards mechanical properties of polyethylene, Polymer, 187 (2020),122089. DOI：10.1016/j.polymer.2019.122089.
- Wenhong Yang, Timothy Tizhe Fidelis, Wen-Hua Sun, Machine Learning in Catalysis, From Proposal to Practicing, ACS Omega 2020, 5, 83-88. DOI：acsomega.9b03673
- Igor E. Soshnikov, Nina V. Semikolenova, Konstantin P. Bryliakov, Artem A. Antonov, Wen-Hua Sun, Evgenii P. Talsi, The nature of nickel species formed upon the activation of α-diimine nickel(II) precatalyst with alkylaluminum sesquichlorides, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2020, 907, 1210632019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jorganchem.2019.121063
- Badral Gansukh, Randi Zhang, Jingjing Guo, Wenjuan Zhangand Wen-Hua Sun, Paradox of late transition-metal catalysts in ethylene polymerization, General Chemistry, 2020, 6, 190031. DOI: 10.21127/yaoyigc20190031
- Jiaxin Li, Qiuyue Zhang, Xinquan Hu, Yanping Ma, Gregory A. Solan, Yang Sun and Wen-Hua Sun, 2-Acetyloxymethyl-substituted 5,6,7-trihydroquinolinyl-8-ylideneamine-Ni(II) chlorides and their application in ethylene dimerization/trimerization, Applied Organometallic Chemistry, 2020, 34, e5254. DOI: DOI: 10.1002/aoc.5254
- Jingjing Guo, Wenjuan Zhang, Ivan I. Oleynik,Gregory A. Solan, Irina V. Oleynik, Tongling Liang, Wen-Hua Sun, Probing the effect of ortho-cycloalkyl ring size onactivity and thermostability in cycloheptyl-fused N,N,N-iron ethylene polymerization catalysts, Dalton Transactions, 2020,49, 136-146. DOI: 10.1039/C9DT04325J