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Recent Publications


Synthetic control of coincidental formation of N-heterocyclic carbene copper(I) complex and imidazolium cations within metal-organic frameworks

CrystEngComm. 2017, 19, 1528.

H.-J. Lee, H. Kwon, J. Sim, D. Song, Y. Kim, J. Kim,* K. Kim,* E. Lee.*


On the Mechanism of Oxidative Cleavage of N-heterocyclic Carbene (NHC) Palladium Bond with Iodine

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 2058.

E. Lee,* J. Lee, D. V. Yandulov.


An N-heterocyclic Carbene TCNE Zwitterion: Experimental and Theoretical Study on its Formation and Reactivity

Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2017, 1231.

H. Song, Y. Kim, J. Park, Y. H. Ko, K. Kim, E. Lee.*


A Highly Substitutable Palladium(II) Complex Stabilized by the Smallest Steric N-Heterocyclic Carbene, IMe (IMe = 1,3-Dimethylimidazole-2-ylidene)

Bull. Korean Chem. Soc. 2016, 37, 1547.

E. Lee,* D. Y. Bae, D. V. Yandulov.



A Palladium(II) Peroxide Complex Supported by the Smallest Steric N-Heterocyclic Carbene, IMe (IMe = 1,3-Dimetylimidazole-2-ylidene), and Its Reactivity by Oxygen Atom Transfer


Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 4561.


E. Lee.*, D. Y. Bae, S. Park, A. G. Oliver, Y. Kim, D. V. Yandulov.



Activation of C–F Bonds in Fluoroarenes by N-Heterocyclic Carbenes as an Effective Route to Abnormal NHC Complexes


Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 10922.


Y. Kim, E. Lee.*



Efficient Synthesis of Bulky N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands for Coinage Metal Complexes


J. Organomet. Chem. 2016, 820, 1.


Y. Kim, Y. Kim, M. Y. Hur, E. Lee.*



Theoretical Study on Electronic Properties of Deoxyfluorinating Sulfur-Based Reagents


J. Radiopharm. Mol. Probes. 2016, 2, 51. (Korean)


S. Lim, E. Lee.*



Activation of Small Molecules at N-Heterocyclic Carbene Centers


Synlett 2016, 27, 477.


H. Song, Y. Kim, J. Park, K. Kim, E. Lee.*



Recent advances of aromatic C–F bond borylation and Its application to positron emission tomography


J. Radiopharm. Mol. Probes. 2015, 1, 80. (Korean)


D. Song, S. Lee, B. C. Lee, S. E. Kim, E. Lee.*



Hydrolytic Transformation of Microporous Metal–Organic Frameworks to Hierarchical Micro- and Mesoporous MOFs


Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 13273.


Y. Kim, T. Yang, G. Yun, M. B. Ghasemian, J. Koo, E. Lee, S. J. Cho, K. Kim*



Porphyrin Boxes: Rationally Designed Porous Organic Cages


Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 13241.


S. Hong, M. R. Rohman, J. Jia, Y. Kim, D. Moon, Y. Kim, Y. H. Ko, E. Lee, K. Kim*



Designing Highly Active Metal-Free Oxygen Reduction Catalyst in Membrane Electrode Assemblies for Alkaline Fuel Cells: Effects of Pore Size and Doping-Site Position


Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 9230.


S. Lee, M. Choun, Y. Ye, J. Lee, Y. Mun, E. Kang,J. Hwang, Y.-H. Lee, C.-H. Shin, S.-H. Moon, S.-K. Kim, E. Lee, J. Lee.*



N-Heterocyclic Carbene Nitric Oxide Radicals


J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 4642.


J. Park, H. Song, Y. Kim, B. Eun, Y. Kim, D. Y. Bae, S. Park,  Y. M. Rhee, W. J. Kim, K. Kim, E. Lee.*


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Mechanism of Electrophilic Fluorination with Pd(IV): Fluoride Capture and Subsequent Oxidative Fluoride Transfer


Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 169.


J. R. Brandt, E. Lee, G. B. Boursalian, T. Ritter.*



Application of Palladium-Mediated 18F-Fluorination to PET Radiotracer Development: Overcoming  Hurdles to Translation


PLoS One 2013, 8, e59187.


A. Kamlet, C. Neumann, E. Lee, S. Carlin, C. Moseley, N. Stephenson, J. M. Hooker,* T. Ritter.*



Nickel-Mediated Oxidative Fluorination for PET with Aqueous [18F]Fluoride


J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 17456.

C&EN 2012, 90, 34.

Synfacts 2013, 9, 0090.


E. Lee, J. M. Hooker, T. Ritter.*



Connecting Binuclear Pd(III) and Mononuclear Pd(IV) Chemistry by Pd-Pd Bond Cleavage


J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 12002.


D. C. Powers, E. Lee, A. Ariafard, M. S. Sanford, B. F. Yates,* A. J. Canty,* T. Ritter.*



Synthesis and Characterization of Pd(IMe)2, and its Reactivity by C-S Oxidative Addition of DMSO


J. Organomet. Chem. 2011, 696, 4095.


E. Lee,* D. V. Yandulov.



Synthesis and Structure of Solution-Stable One-Dimensional Palladium Molecular Wires


Nature Chem. 2011, 3, 949.


M. G. Campbell, D. C. Powers, J. Raynaud, M. J. Graham, P. Xie, E. Lee, T. Ritter.*



A Fluoride-derived Electrophilic Late-Stage Fluorination Reagent for PET Imaging


Science 2011, 334, 639.

C&EN 2011, 89, 7.

Nat. Methods 2012 , 9, 19.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 1106.

Nature Chem. 2012, 4, 152


E. Lee,^ A. Kamlet,^ D. C. Powers, C. Neumann, G. B. Boursalian, T. Furuya, D. C. Choi, J. M. Hooker,* T. Ritter.* (^: equally contributed)



Silver-Mediated Trifluoromethoxylation of Aryl Stannanes and Arylboronic Acids


J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 13308.


C. Huang, T. Liang, S. Harada, E. Lee, T. Ritter.*



A Dinuclear   Palladium Catalyst for a-Hydroxylation of Carbonyls with O2


J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 1760.


G. J. Chuang, W. Wang,  E. Lee, T. Ritter.*



On the Isolation of Neat Allylic Fluorides


J. Fluor. Chem. 2009, 130, 474.


E. Lee, D. V. Yandulov.*



Crystal structures of (2-substituted-5-N-tosyl)bicyclo[3.3.0]-5-azacyclooct-2-enone: a pseudo achiral crystal from  enantiopure compound and a counter-example of Wallach's rule


Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 200920, 1736.


K. S. Jeong, D. E. Kim, E. Lee, Y. H. Jhon, H. Han, J. Kim, N. Jeong.*



A Three-dimensional MOF Assembled by Metal-organic Tapes Comprising of Copper(II) Tetranuclear Clusters and  5-Sulfoisophthalates


Bull. Kor. Chem. Soc. 2008, 29, 2540.


H. R. Jeon, D. W. Min, Y. Oh, E. Lee, Y.-J. Kim, D.-Y. Jung, J. Kim.*



Lanthanitin: A chiral nanoball encapsulating 18 lanthanum ions by ferritin-like assembly


Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 8134.


K. S. Jeong, Y. S. Kim, Y. J. Kim, E. Lee, J. H. Yoon, W. H. Park, Y. W. Park, S.-J. Jeon, Z. W. Kim, J. Kim, N. Jeong.*



Complexation of Ferrocene Derivatives by the Cucurbit[7]uril Host: A Comparative Study of the Cucurbituril and Cyclodextrin Host Families


J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 12984.


W. S. Jeon, K. Moon, S. H. Park, H. Chun, Y. H. Ko, J. Y. Lee, E. Lee, S. Samal, N. Selvapalam, M. V. Rekharsky, V. Sindelar,  D. Sobransingh, Y. Inoue, A. E. Kaifer, K. Kim.*



A Double-chained Polyrotaxane: Cucurbituril 'Beads' Threaded onto a Double-chained One-dimensional Coordination Polymer


Bull. Kor. Chem. Soc. 2004, 1711.


K.-M. Park, E. Lee, S.-C. Roh, J. Kim, K. Kim.*



Hydrogen adsorption experiments with IRMOF-3 as a sorbent, and the molecular modeling studies on the functionalized MOFs


Transactions of the Korean Hydrogen and New Energy Society 2004, 15, 108. (Korean)


E. Lee, Y. Oh, J. Kim,* J. Yoon, T.-B. Lee, S.-H. Choi, D. Kim, J. Lee, S. J. Cho



Construction of a Square-wave-shaped One-dimensional Polyrotaxane Using a Preorganized L-shaped Pseudorotaxane


Supramol. Chem. 2002, 14, 153.


K.-M. Park, S.-C. Roh, E. Lee, J. Kim, J. W. Lee, H.-J. Kim, K. Kim.*



Transition Metal Ion-Directed Supramolecular Assembly of One- and Two-dimensional Polyrotaxanes Incorporating  Cucurbituril


Chem. Eur. J. 2002, 8, 498.


K.-M. Park, D. Whang, E. Lee, J. Heo, K. Kim.*



Macrocycle in Macrocycle: Encapsulation of Metal Cyclen Complex in Cucurbit[8]uril


Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2001, 40, 2119.


S.-Y. Kim, I.-S. Jung, E. Lee, J. Kim, S. Sakamoto, K. Yamaguchi, K Kim.



Selective Inclusion of a Hetero-Guest Pair in a Molecular Host


Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2001, 40, 1526.


H.-J. Kim, J. Heo, W.-S. Jeon, E. Lee, J. Kim, S. Sakamoto, K. Yamaguchi, K. Kim.*



A Two-Dimensional Polyrotaxane with Large Cavities and Channels: a Novel Approach to Metal- Organic Open-Frameworks  Using Supramolecular Building Blocks


Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2001, 40, 399.


E. Lee, J. Kim, J. Heo, D. Whang, K. Kim.*



A Three-Dimensional Polyrotaxane Network


Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2000, 39, 2699.


E. Lee, J. Heo, K. Kim.*



New Cucurbituril Homologues: Syntheses, Isolation, Characterization, and X-ray Crystal Structures of Cucurbit[n]uril (n = 5, 7, and 8)


J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 540.


J. Kim, I.-S. Jung, S.-Y. Kim, E. Lee, J.-K. Kang, S. Sakamoto, K. Yamaguchi, K. Kim*