2021

84. Cyclobenzoin esters as hosts for thin guests

C. McHale, L. Karas, X. Wang, J. I. Wu,* O. Miljanic,* Org. Lett. 2021 (in press)

83. FRET processes of bi-fluorophoric sensor material containing tetraphenylethylene donor and optical-switchable merocyanine acceptor for lead ion (Pb2+) detection in semi-aqueous media

F. C. Ho, K. H. Huang, H. W. Cheng, Y. J. Huang, P. Q. Nhien, C. H. Wu, J. I. Wu, S. Y. Chen, H. C. Lin,* Dyes and Pigments 2021 (in press)

82. Chapter 10: Antiaromaticity: A Brief History, Concepts, and Applications in
Aromaticity: Modern Computational Methods and Applications.

L. J. Karas, J .I. Wu,* 2021 (Elsevier)

2020

81. Thiosquaramide-based Supramolecular Polymers: Aromaticity Gain in a Switched Mode of Self-Assembly

V. Saez Talens, J. Davis, C. H. Wu, Z. Wen, F. Lauria, K. B. S. S. Gupta, R. Rudge, M. Boraghi, A. Hagemeijer, T. Trinh, P. Englebienne, I. Voets, J .I. Wu,* R. Kieltyka,* J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2020, 142, 19907-19916.

80. Efficient FRET Approaches toward Copper(II) and Cyanide Detections via Host-Guest Interactions of
Photo-Switchable [2]Psuedo-Rotaxane Polymers Containing Naphthalimide and Merocyanine Moieties

F. C. Ho, Y. J. Huang, C. C. Weng, C. H. Wu, Y. K. Li, J. I. Wu, H. C. Lin,* ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12, 53257-53273.

79. Switching the Reactivity of Palladium Diimines with 'Ancillary' Ligand to Select for
Olefin Polymerization, Branching Regulation, or Olefin Isomerization

G. R. Jones, H. E. B. Alhan, L. J. Karas, J. I. Wu, E. Harth,* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.  2020, 60, 1635-1640.

78. Highly Efficient FRET Modulations of Dual-AIEgens between Tetraphenylethylene Donor and
Merocyanine Acceptor in Photo-Switchable [2]Rotaxanes and Reversible Photo-Patterning Applications

P. Q. Nhien, T. T. K. Cuc, T. M. Khang, C. H. Wu, B. B. Hue, J. I. Wu, B. W. Mansel, H. L. Chen, H. C. Lin,* ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12, 47921-47938.

77. Antiaromaticity Gain Activates Non-Benzenoid Aromatics as Normal-Electron-Demand Diels–Alder Dienes

L. J. Karas, A. T. Campbell, I. V. Alabugin, J .I. Wu,* Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 7083-7087.

76. Electron-Driven Proton Transfer Relieves Excited-State Antiaromaticity in Photoexcited DNA Base Pairs

L. J. Karas, C. H. Wu,* H. Ottosson,* J .I. Wu,* Chem. Sci. 2020, 11, 10071-10077.

75. Elucidating Secondary Metal Cation Effects on Nickel Olefin Polymerization Catalysts

T. Tran, L. J. Karas, J .I. Wu, L. H. Do,* ACS Catalysis 2020, 10, 10760-10772.

74. Late-Stage Modification of Electronic Properties of Antiaromatic and Diradicaloid
Indeno[1,2-b]fluorene Analogues via Sulfur Oxidation

J. J. Dressler, J. E. Barker, L. J. Karas, H. E. Hashimoto, R. Kishi, L. N. Zakharov, S. N. MacMillan, C. J. Gomez-Garcia, M. Nakano, J. I. Wu, M. M. Haley,*
J. Org. Chem. 2020, 85, 10846-10857.

73. Efficient Deep Blue Platinum Acetylide Phosphors with Acyclic Diaminocarbene Ligands

Y. Wu, Z. Wen, J. I. Wu, T. S. Teets,* Chem. Eur. J. 2020, in press.

72. On the Reciprocal Relationship Between Sigma-Hole Bonding and (Anti)aromaticity Gain in Ketopolyenes

H. R. Paudel, L. J. Karas, J. I. Wu,* Org. Biomol. Chem. 2020, 18, 5125-5129.

71. Hydrogen Bond Design Principles

L. J. Karas, C. H. Wu, R. Das, J. I. Wu,* WIREs Comput. Mol. Sci. 2020, in press.

70. How Does Excited-State Antiaromaticity Affect the Acidity Strengths of Photoacids?

Z. Wen, L. J. Karas, C. H. Wu, J. I. Wu,* Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 8380-8383.

69. Multi-Stimuli Responsive FRET Process of Bi-Fluorophoric AIEgens in an Amphiphilic
Copolymer and its Application to Cyanide Detection in Aqueous Media

P. Q. Nhien, W. L. Chou, T. T. K. Cuc, T. M. Khang, C. H. Wu, N. Thirumalaivasan, B. B. Hue, J. I. Wu, S. P. Wu, H. C. Lin,* ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, in press.

68. Self-Assembling Purine and Pteridine Quartets: How Do π-Conjugation Patterns Affect
Resonance-Assisted Hydrogen Bonding?

H. R. Paudel, R. Das, C. H. Wu, J. I. Wu,* Org. Biomol. Chem. 2020, 18, 1078-1081.

67. Antiaromaticity Gain Increases the Potential for n-Type Charge Transport in Hydrogen-Bonded π-Conjugated Cores

Z. Wen, J. I. Wu,* Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 2008-2011.

66. Azo-Triazolide Bis-Cyclometalated Ir(III) Complexes via Cyclization of 3-Cyanodiarylformazanate Ligands

G. Mu, Z. Wen, J. I. Wu, T. S. Teets,* Dalton Trans. 2020, 49, 3775-3785.

2019

65. Computational Organic Chemistry

L. J. Karas, C. H. Wu, J. I. Wu,* Elsevier: Reference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering 2019

64. On the Mechanism of the Asymmetric Aldol Addition of Chiral N-Amino Cyclic Carbamate Hydrazones:
Evidence of Non-Curtin-Hammett Behavior

M. N. Uddin, J. D. Knight, E. J. Rastelli, C. Soubra-Ghaoui, T. A. Albright, C. H. Wu, J. I. Wu,* D. M. Coltart,*Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 16037-16047.

63. Superalkali Ligands as a Building Block for Aromatic Trinuclear Cu(I)-NHC Complexes

R. Parida, S. Das, L. J. Karas, J. I. Wu, G. Roymahapatra,* S. Giri,*Inorg. Chem. Front. 2019, 6, 3336-3344.

62. Excited-State Proton Transfer Relieves Antiaromaticity in Molecules

C. H. Wu, L. J. Karas, H. Ottosson, J. I. Wu,* Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2019, 116, 20303-20308.

61. Ground State Destabilization in Uracil DNA Glycosylase: Let's Not Forget "Tautomeric Strain" in Substrates

R. Das, E. A. Vázquez-Montelongo, G. A. Cisneros, J. I. Wu,* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 13739-13743.

60. Solvation-Dependent Switching of Solid-State Luminescence of a Fluorinated Aromatic Tetrazole

Z. Zhang, T. Lieu, C. H. Wu, X. Wang, J. I. Wu, O. Daugulis, O. Mijanic,* Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 9387-9390.

59. Mixed-Carbene Cyclometalated Iridium Complexes with Saturated Blue Luminescence

H. Na, L. M. Cañada, Z. Wen, J. I. Wu, T. S. Teets,* Chem. Sci. 2019, 10, 6254-6260.

58. The Quest for a Triplet Ground State Alkene: Highly Twisted C=C Double Bonds

J. I. Wu,* N. J. R. van Eikema Hommes, D. Lenoir, S. M. Bachrach,* J. Phys. Org. Chem. 2019, 32, e3965.

57. Metal-Organic Insertion Light Initiated Radical (MILRad) Polymerization:
Photo-initiated Radical Polymerization of Vinyl Polar Monomers with Various Palladium Diimine Catalysts

A. C. Keyes, Jr., H. Dau, H. E. Basbug Alhan, U. Ha, E. Ordonez, G. Jones, Y. S. Liu, E. Tsogtgerel, B. Loftin, Z. Wen, J. I. Wu,* D. Beezer,* E. M. Harth,* Polymer Chem. 2019, 10, 3040-3047.

56. Stabilizing Borinium Cations [X–B–X]+ Through Conjugation and Hyperconjugation Effects

Y. Zhang, Y. Xie, H. F. Schaefer, III,* J. I. Wu, Inorg. Chem. 2019, 58, 243-249.

55. Why Do A·T and G·C Self-Sort? Hückel Aromaticity as a Driving Force for Electronic Complementarity in Base Pairing

Y. Zhang, C. H. Wu, J. I. Wu,* Org. Biomol. Chem. 2019, 17, 1881-1885.

2018

54. Discrimination of Dicarboxylic Acids via Assembly-Induced Emission

Z. Zhang, M. Hashim, C. H. Wu, J. I. Wu, O. Miljanic,* Chem Commun. 2018, 54, 11578-11581.

53. Homoleptic Platinium Azo-iminate Complexes via Hydrogenative Cleavage of Formazans

G. Mu, L. Cong, Z. Wen, J. I. Wu, K. M. Kadish, T. S. Teets,* Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 9468-9477.

52. A Mismatch-Free Strategy for the Diastereoselective alpha-Alkylation of Chiral Nonracemic Methyl Ketones

M. N. Uddin, C. H. Wu, J. I. Wu, D. M. Coltart,* Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 3723-3727.

51. Inhibiting Reductive Elimination as an Intramolecular Disulfide Dramatically Enhances the Thermal Stability of SAMs on Gold Derived Bidentate Adsorbents

S. Rittikulsittichai, C. S. Park, A. C. Jamison, T. Frank, C. H. Wu, J. I. Wu, T. R. Lee,* Langmuir 2018, 34, 6645-6652.

50. Aromaticity Gain Increases the Inherent Association Strengths of Multipoint Hydrogen-Bonded Arrays

C. H. Wu, Y. Zhang, K. van Rickley, J. I. Wu,* Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 3512-3515.

49. Modern Treatments of Aromaticity

J. I. Wu* Chapter 9 in Applied Theoretical Organic Chemistry, World Scientific Ltd 2018.

48. Dissecting Porosity in Molecular Crystals: Influence of Geometry, Hydrogen Bonding, and [π…π] Stacking on the Solid-State Packing of Fluorinated Aromatics

M. Hashim, H. Le., T. H. Chen, Y. S. Chen, O. Daugulis, C. W. Hsu, A. Jacobsen, W. Kaveevivitchai, X. Liang, T. Makarenko, O. Miljanic,* I. Popovs, H. V. Tran, X. Wang, C. H. Wu, J. I. Wu, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 6014-6026.

2017

47. Enormous Hydrogen Bond Enhancement Through π-Conjugation Gain: Implications for Enzyme Catalysis

C. H. Wu, K. Ito, A. Buytendyk, K. H. Bowen, J. I. Wu,* Biochemistry, 2017, 56, 4318-4322.

46. High-Field NMR Spectroscopy Reveals Aromaticity-Modulated Hydrogen Bonding in Heterocycles

T. Kakeshpour, J. P. Bailey, M. R. Jenner, D. E. Howell, R. J. Staples, D. Holmes, J. I. Wu,* J. E. Jackson,* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 9842-9846.

2016

45. AMHB: (Anti-)aromaticity-Modulated Hydrogen Bonding

T. Kakeshpour, J. I. Wu,* J. E. Jackson,* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 3427-3432.

44. Heteroleptic Complexes of Cyclometalated Platinum with Triarylformazanate Ligands

E. Kabir, C. H. Wu, J. I. Wu, T. S. Teets,* Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 956-963.

43. Hydrogen Bond-Aromaticity Cooperativity in Self-Assembling 4-Pyridone Chains

M. Anand, I. Fernandez,* H. F. Schaefer, J. I. Wu,* J. Comput. Chem. (Special issue in memory of Paul von Rague Schleyer) 2016, 37, 59-63.

2015

42. The Hydrogen Bond Strength of the Phenol-Phenolate Anionic Complex: A Computational and Photoelectron Spectroscopic Study

A. M. Butendyk, J. D. Graham, K. D. Collins, K. H. Bowen,* C. H. Wu, J. I. Wu, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17, 25109-25113.

41. Bonding, Aromaticity, and Planar Tetracoordinated Carbon in Si2CH2 and Ge2CH2

S. Vogt-Geisse,* J. I. Wu, P. v. R. Schleyer, H. F. Schaefer, J. Mol. Model 2015, 21, 2736-2738.

40. The 9-Homocubyl Cation Rearrangement Revisited

S. Jalife, J. I. Wu, G. Martinez-Guajardo, P. v. R. Schleyer,* M. A. Fernandez-Herrera,* G. Merino,* Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 5391-5393.

2014

39. Aromaticity Evaluations of Planar [6]Radialenes

G. Berionni,* J. I. Wu,* P. v. R. Schleyer,* Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 6116-6119.

38. Reciprocal Hydrogen Bonding-Aromaticity Relationships

J. I. Wu,* J. E. Jackson, P. v. R. Schleyer, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 13526-13529.

37. On the Large Sigma-Hyperconjugation in Alkanes and Alkenes

J. I. Wu,* C. Wang, W. C. McKee, P. v. R. Schleyer, W. Wei, Y. Mo,* J. Mol. Model. 2014, 20, 2228.

36. Aromaticity in Transition Structures

P. v. R. Schleyer, J. I. Wu, F. P. Cossio,* I. Fernandez,* Chem. Rev. Soc. 2014, 43, 4909-4921.

35. Planar Moebius Aromatic Pentalenes Incorporating 16 and 18 Valence Electron Osmiums

C. Zhu, M. Luo, Q. Zhu, P. v. R. Schleyer, J. I. Wu, X. Lu, H. Xia,* Nat. Commun. 2014, 5, 3265.

34. Do Pi Conjugative Effects Facilitate SN2 Reactions?

C. H. Wu, B. Galabov,* J. I. Wu,* S. Ilieva, P. v. R. Schleyer, W. D. Allen,* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 3118-3126.

2013

33. Free Cyclooctatetraene Dianion: Planarity, Aromaticity, and Theoretical Challenges

A. Sokolov,* B. D. Magers, J. I. Wu, W. D. Allen,* P. v. R. Schleyer, H. F. Schaefer, III, J. Chem. Theory Comput. 2013, 9, 4436-4443.

32. A Hückel Theory Perspective on Möbius Aromaticity

W. C. McKee,* J. I. Wu, H. S. Rzepa, P. v. R. Schleyer,* Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 3432-3435.

31. Substituent Effects on Hyperconjugative Aromaticity and Antiaromaticity in Planar Cyclopolyene

I. Fernandez,* J. I. Wu ,* P. v. R. Schleyer,* Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 2990-2993.

30. Hyperconjugation in Hydrocarbons: Not Just a Mild Sort of Conjugation

J. I. Wu,* P. v. R. Schleyer, Pure Appl. Chem. (Young Chemist Prize Collection) 2013, 85, 921-940.

29. Description of Aromaticity in Porphyrinoids

J. I. Wu,* I. Fernandez, P. v. R. Schleyer,* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 315-321.

2012

28. Why are SnN4(n=1-4) Species Missing? Answers in a Broader Theoretical Context of Binary S-N Compounds

G.-H. Zhang, Y.-F. Zhao,* J. I. Wu, P. v. R. Schleyer,* Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 13321-13327.

27. Why do Two Pi Electron Four-Membered Hueckel Rings Pucker?

W. C. McKee, J. I. Wu, M. Hofmann, A. Berndt,* P. v. R. Schleyer,* Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 5712-5715.

26. The 4,5,6-Triphospha[3]radialene Dianion: A Phosphorous Analog of the Deltate Dianion. A NICSπzzExamination of Their Aromaticity

H. Miyakae, T. Sasamori,* J. I. Wu, P. v. R. Schleyer, N. Tokitoch,* Chem. Comm. 2012, 48, 11440-11442.

25. Is C60 Buckminsterfullerene Aromatic?

Z. F. Chen,* J. I. Wu, C. Corminboeuf, J. Bohmann, X. Lu, A. Hirsch, P. v. R. Schleyer,* Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2012, 14, 14886-14891.

24. IR Spectroscopy of Alpha- and Beta- Protonated Pyrrole via Argon Complex Photodissociation

J. D. Mosley, A. M. Ricks, P. v. R. Schleyer, J. I. Wu, M. A. Duncan,* J. Phys. Chem. A 2012, 116, 9689-9695.

23. Verification of Stereospecific Dyotropic Racemisation of Enantiopure d- andl-1,2-Dibromo-1,2-Diphenylethane in Non-polar Media

D. C. Braddock,* D. Roy, D. Lenoir, E. Moore, H. S. Rzepa, J. I. Wu, P. v. R. Schleyer,* Chem. Comm. 2012, 48, 8943-8945.

22. Is Cyclobutadiene Really Highly Destabilized by Antiaromaticity?

J. I. Wu,* Y. Mo, F. A. Evangelista, P. v. R. Schleyer,* Chem. Comm. 2012, 48, 8437-8439.

21. Aromatic Transition States in Non-Pericyclic Reactions: Anionic 5-Endo Cyclizations as Aborted Sigmatropic Shifts

K. Gilmore, M. Manoharan, J. I. Wu, P. v. R. Schleyer, I. V. Alabugin,* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 10584-10594.

20. Why Cyclooctatetraene is Highly Stabilized: The Importance of Two-Way (Double) Hyperconjugation

J. I. Wu, Y. Mo, P. v. R. Schleyer,* I. Fernandez, J.Chem. Theory Comput. 2012, 8, 1280-1287.

2011

19. [n]Imperilene: Stacked [n]Trannulene Separated by Planar Cycloalkane Rings

F. A. Shakib,* M. R. Momeni, J. I. Wu, P. v. R. Schleyer,* Z. Azizi, M. Ghambarian, Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 3600-3603.

18. Aromaticity in Group-14 Homologues of the Cyclopropenylium Cation

I. Fernandez,* M. Duvall, J. I. Wu, Q.-S. Li, P. v. R. Schleyer,* G. Frenking,* Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 2215-2224.

17. Star-Like Aluminium-Carbon Aromatic Species

Y.-B. Wu, J.-L. Jiang, H.-G. Lu, Z.-X. Wang,* N. Perez-Peralta, R. Islas, M. Contreras, G. Merino,* J. I. Wu, P. v. R. Schleyer,* Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 714-719.

16. A Study of Aromatic Three Membered Rings

H.-J. Wang, P. v. R. Schleyer, J. I. Wu, Y. Wang, H. J. Wang,* Int. J. Quant. Chem. 2011, 111, 1031-1038.

2010

15. Consistent Evaluation of Aromaticity in Methylenecyclopropene Analogs

Y. Wang, I. Fernandez,* M. Duvall, J. I. Wu, Q.-S. Li, P. v. R. Schleyer,* G. Frenking,* J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 8252-8257.

14. The Aromaticity and Relative Stabilities of Azines

Y. Wang, J. I. Wu, Q.-S. Li,* P. v. R. Schleyer,* Org. Lett. 2010,12, 4824-4827.

13. Why are Perfluorocyclobutadiene and Some Other (CF)n Rings Non-Planar?

J. I. Wu, F. A. Evangelista, P. v. R. Schleyer,* Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 768-771.

12. Why are Some (CH)4X6 and (CH2)6X4 Polyheteroadamantanes So Stable?

Y. Wang, J. I. Wu, Q.-S. Li,* P. v. R. Schleyer,* Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 1320-1323.

2009

11. Direct Assessment of Electron Delocalization Using NMR Chemical Shifts

S. N. Steinmann, D. F. 
Jana, J. I. Wu, P. v. R. Schleyer, Y. Mo, C. Corminboeuf,* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 121, 10012-10017.

10. Electrophile Affinity: a Reactivity Measure for Aromatic Substitution

G. Koleva, B. Galabov,* J. I. Wu, H. F. Schaefer III, P. v. R. Schleyer, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 14722-14727.

9. Is Cyclopropane Really the Sigma-Aromatic Paradigm?

W. Wu,* B. Ma, J. I. Wu, P. v. R. Schleyer,* Y. Mo,* Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 9730-9736.

8. Ab initio Study of the Geometry, Stability and Aromaticity of Cyclic S2N3 Cation Isomers and Their Isoelectronic Analogs

GH Zhang, YF Zhao,* J. I. Wu, P. v. R. Schleyer,* Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 6773-6780.

7. 4n π-Electrons but Stable: N,N-Dihydrodiazapentacenes

J. I. Wu, C. S. Wannere, Y. Mo, P. v. R. Schleyer,* U. H. F. Bunz,* J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 4343-4349.

6. The Effect of Perfluorination on the Aromaticity of Benzene and Heterocyclic Six-Membered Rings

J. I. Wu, F. G. Puhlhofer, P. v. R. Schleyer,* R. Puchta, B. Kiran, M. Mauksch, N. J. R. v. E. Hommes, I. Alkorta,* J. Elguero, J. Phys. Chem. A 2009, 113, 6789-6794.

5. On the Aromatic Stabilization Energy of the 4N π-Electron Pyrene

J. I. Wu, M. A. Dobrowolski, M. K. Cyranski,* B. L. Merner, G. J. Bodwell, Y. Mo, P. v. R. Schleyer, Mol. Phys. 2009, 107, 1177-1186.

2008

4. Homobenzene: Homoaromaticity and Homoantiaromaticity in Cycloheptatrienes

ZF Chen,* H. Jiao, J. I. Wu, R. Herges, S. B. Zhang, P. v. R. Schleyer,* J. Phys. Chem. A 2008, 112, 10586-10594.

3. Interplay of π-Elecctron Delocalization and Strain in [n](2,7)Pyrenophanes

M. A. Dobrowolski, M. K. Cyranski,* B. L. Merner, G. J. Bodwell, J. I. Wu, P. v. R. Schleyer, J. Org. Chem. 2008, 27, 8001-8009.

2. Are N,N-Dihydrodiazatetracene Derivatives Antiaromatic?

S. Miao, S. M. Brombosz, P. v. R. Schleyer, J. I. Wu, S. Barlow, S. R. Marder, K. I. Hardcastle, U. H. F. Bunz,* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 7339-7344.

2007

1. A Thiadiazole-Fused N,N-Dihydroquinoxaline: Antiaromatic but Isolable

S. Miao, P. v. R. Schleyer, J. I. Wu, K. I. Hardcastle, U. H. F. Bunz,* Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 1073-1076.