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Yongfa Xie

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2007B.S.; Nanchang University (Chemistry)
2010M.S.; Zhejiang University (Chemistry)
2013Ph.D.; Nagoya University (Chemistry; Supervisor: Prof. Kunio Awaga)
2013-2015Postdoctoral Fellow; WPI-ITbM, Nagoya University

Yongfa Xie Postdoctoral Fellow

Synthetic organic chemistry

Research fields:

1. Boron-containing π-conjugated materials for fluorescence or bio-imaging application

2. Polyaromatic hydrocarbons with heterocycles for organic electronics (OFETs, OPVs) or magnetic materials

3. Synthetic methodology of thiophene derivatives


1. Yongfa Xie, Takuya Fujimoto, Simon Dalgleish, Yoshiaki Shuku, Michio M. Matsushita*, Kunio Awaga*. "Synthesis, Optical Properties and Charge Transport Characteristics of a Series of Novel Thiophene-fused Phenazine Derivatives" Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 2013, 1, 3467-3481.

2. Yongfa Xie, Yoshiaki Shuku, Michio M. Matsushita*, Kunio Awaga*. "Thiadiazole Dioxide-Fused Picene: Acceptor Ability, Anion Radical Formation, and n-Type Charge Transport Characteristics" Chemical Communications. 2014, 50, 4178-4180.

3. Hongwei Zhou*, Yongfa Xie, Lianjun Ren, Kai Wang. "Sulfur-Participated Nazarov-Type Cyclization: A Simple and Efficient Synthesis for 3-Thio-1H-indenes" Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis. 2009, 351, 1289-1292.

4. Hongwei Zhou*, Yongfa Xie, Lianjun Ren and Rui Su. "Sulfur-Assisted Five-Cascade Sequential Reactions for the Convenient and Efficient Synthesis of Allyl Thiophen-2-yl Acetates, Propionates, and Ketones." Organic Letters. 2010, 12, 356-359.

5. Hongwei Zhou*, Da Zhu, Yongfa Xie, Huafeng Huang, Kai Wang. "Ga(OTf)3-Promoted Sequential Reactions via Sulfur-assisted Propargyl-Allenyl Isomerizations and Intramolecular [4 + 2]cycloaddition for the Synthesis of 1,3-dihydrobenzo[c]thiophenes" The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2010, 75, 2706-2709.

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