Publications at UA

Chen, H.; Shi, Z.; Hsu, T.-G.; Wang, J.* “Overcoming the Low Driving Force in Forming Depolymerizable Polymers through Monomer Isomerization”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2021, 60,25493–25498.
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Zhu, T.; Shen, L.; Chen, H.; Yang, Y.; Zheng, L.; Chen, R.; Zheng, J.; Wang, J.*; Gong, X.* “Conjugated Molecules Based 2D Perovskites for High-Performance Perovskite Solar Cells”, J. Mat. Chem. A 2021, 9, 21910-21917.

Sathe, D.; Zhou, J.; Chen, H.; Su, H.-W.; Xie, W.; Hsu, T.-G.; Schrage, B.; Smith, T.; Ziegler, C. J.; Wang, J.* “Olefin Metathesis–Based Chemically Recyclable Polymers Enabled by Fused-Ring Monomers”, Nat. Chem., 2021, 13, 743-750.
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Hsu, T-G.; Zhou, J.; Su, H-W.; Schrage, B. R.; Ziegler, C. J.; Wang, J.* “A Polymer with “Locked” Degradability: Superior Backbone Stability and Accessible Degradability Enabled by Mechanophore Installation”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 2100-2104.
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Prior to UA

Barbee, M. H.; Wang, J.; Kouznetsova, T.; Lu, M.; Craig, S. L., “Mechanochemical Ring-Opening of Allylic Epoxides”, Macromolecules 2019, 52, 6234-6240.

Wang, J.; Wang, R.; Gu, Y.; Sourakov, A.; Olsen, B. D.; Johnson, J. A., “Counting loops in sidechain-crosslinked polymers from elastic solids to single-chain nanoparticles”, ChemSci., 2019, 10, 5332-5337.

Bogris, A.; Wang, J.; Anyfantakis, M.; Loppinet, B.; Craig, S. L.; Butt, H.-J.; Fytas, G., “Solvent dependent light-induced structures in gem-dichlorocyclopropanated polybutadiene solutions” J. Phys. Chem. B 2018122, 6995-7001.

Wang, J.; Lin, T-S.; Gu, Y.; Wang, R.; Olsen, B. D.; Johnson, J. A., “Counting secondary loops in polymer networks is required for accurate prediction of network elasticity”, ACS Macro. Lett. 20187, 244-249.

Kouznetsova, T. B.; Wang J.; Craig, S. L., “Combined constant force and constant velocity single molecule force spectroscopy of the conrotatory ring opening reaction of benzocyclobutene”, ChemPhysChem201718, 1486-1489.

Wang, J.; Kouznetsova, T. B.; Boulatov, R.; Craig, S. L., “Mechanical Gating of a Mechanochemical Reaction Cascade”, Nat. Commun., 20167, 13433.

Wang, J.; Kouznetsova, T. B.; Craig, S. L., “Single-Molecule Observation of a Mechanically Activated Cis-to-Trans Cyclopropane Isomerization”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016138, 10410-10412. (Highlighted by JACS Spotlights, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016138, 11409.)

Wang, J.; Kouznetsova, T. B.; Craig, S. L., “Accelerating a Mechanically Driven anti-Woodward-Hoffmann Ring Opening with a Polymer Lever Arm Effect”, J. Org. Chem., 201580, 11895-11898.

Wang, J.; Ong, M. T.; Kouznetsova, T. B.; Lenhardt, J. M.; Martinez, T. J.; Craig, S. L., “Catch and Release: Orbital Symmetry Guided Reaction Dynamics from a Freed ‘Tension Trapped Transition State’”, J. Org. Chem., 201580, 11773-11778.

Wang, J.; Kouznetsova, T. B.; Craig, S. L., “Reactivity and Mechanism of A Mechanically Activated anti-Woodward-Hoffmann-DePuy Reaction”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 11554-11557.

Lee, B; Niu, Z; Wang, J.; Slebodnick, C.; Craig, S. L., “Relative Mechanical Strengths of Weak Bonds in Sonochemical Polymer Mechanochemistry”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015137, 10826-10832.

Wang, J.; Piskun, I.; Craig, S. L., “Mechanochemically Strengthening of a Multi-mechanophore Benzocyclobutene Polymer”, ACS Macro Lett.2015, 4, 834-837.

Wang, J.; Kouznetsova, T. B.; Niu, Z.; Ong, M. T.; Klukovich, H. M.; Rheingold, A. L.; Martinez, T. J.; Craig, S. L., “Inducing and Quantifying Forbidden Reactivity with Single Molecule Polymer Mechanochemistry”, Nat. Chem.20157, 323-327.

Wang, J.; Kouznetsova, T. B.; Kean, Z. S.; Fan, L.; Mar, B. D.; Martinez, T. J.; Craig, S. L., “A Remote Stereochemical Lever Arm Effect in Polymer Mechanochemistry”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2014136, 15162-15165.

Shi, J.; Huang, X.; Wang, J.; Li, R., “A Theoretical Study on C−COOH Homolytic Bond Dissociation Enthalpies”, J. Phys. Chem. A 2010114, 6263-6272.