The Cao Group

Molecular Simulation & Solar Energy Conversion
29. Zhang, Z.; Zheng, K.; Xia, T.; Xu, L.; Cao, R.*, Ni3 versus Ni30: A truncated octahedron metal-organic cage constructed with [Ni5(CN)4]6+ squares and tripodal tris-tacn ligands that are large and flexible. Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 17576-17580.
28. Zheng, H.; Gao, F.*; Valtchev, V., Nanosized inorganic porous materials: fabrication, modification and application. J. Mater. Chem. A 2016, 4, 16756-16770.
27. Han, Y.; Fang, H.; Jing, H.; Sun, H.; Lei, H.; Lai, W.*; Cao, R.*, Singly versus doubly reduced nickel porphyrins for proton reduction: experimental and theoretical evidence for a homolytic hydrogen-evolution reaction. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 5457-5462.
26. Zhang, W.*; Qi, J.; Liu, K.; Cao, R.*, A nickel-based integrated electrode from an autologous growth strategy for highly efficient water oxidation. Adv. Energy Mater. 2016, 6, 1502489.
25. Xiang, R.; Wang, H.*;  Xin, Z.; Lu, Y.; Li, C.; Sun, H.; Gao, X.; Cao, R.*, A water-soluble copper-polypyridine complex as a catalyst for both photo-induced and electrocatalytic oxygen evolution. Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 5, 1602-1607.
24. Zhang, R.; Zhao, C.; Li, X.; Zhang, Z.; Ai, X.; Chen, H.*; Cao, R.*, A homoleptic, all-alkynyl-stabilized highly luminescent Au8Ag8 cluster with a single crystal X-ray structure. Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 12772-12778.
23. Lei, H.; Liu, C.; Wang, Z.; Zhang, Z.; Zhang, M.; Chang, X.; Zhang, W.; Cao, R.*, Noncovalent immobilization of a pyrene-modified cobalt corrole on carbon supports for enhanced electrocatalytic oxygen reduction and oxygen evolution in aqueous solutions. ACS Catal. 2016, 6, 6429-6437.
22. Zheng, H.*; Zhang,Y.; Liu, L.; Wan, W.; Guo, P.; Nyström, A.*; Zou, X.*, One-pot synthesis of metal-organic frameworks with encapsulated target molecules and their applications for controlled drug delivery. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 962-968.
21. Verho, O.*; Zheng, H. (Equal contribution); Gustafson, K.; Nagendiran, A.; Zou, X.*, Bäckvall, J.*, Application of Pd nanoparticles supported on mesoporous hollow silica nanospheres for the efficient and selective semihydrogenation of alkynes. ChemCatChem 2016, 8, 773-778.