Paul von Rague Schleyer
  Graham Perdue Professor
  The University of Georgia
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1262. Stabilization of Anti-Aromatic and Strained Five-Membered Rings with a Transition Metal. C. Q. Zhu, S. H. Li, M. Luo, X. Zhou, Y. Niu, M. L. Lin, J. Zhu, Z. X. Cao, X. Lu, T. B. Wen, Z. X. Xie, P. v. R. Schleyer, H. P. Xia, Nature Chemistry 2013, 5, 698-703. [PDF]

1263. Correlation Effects on the Relative Stabilities of Alkanes. W. C. McKee, P. v. R. Schleyer, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 13008-13014. [PDF]

1264. Free Cyclooctatetraene Dianion: Planarity, Aromaticity, and Theoretical Challenges. A. Y. Sokolov, D. B. Magers, J. I. Wu, W. D. Allen, P. v. R. Schleyer, H. F. Schaefer, J. Chem. Theor. Comput. 2013, 9, 4436-4443. [PDF]

1265. Splitting Molecular Oxygen en Route to a Stable Molecule Containing Diphosphorous Tetroxide Y. Wang, Y. Xie, P. Wei, H. F. Schaefer, III, P. v. R. Schleyer, G. H. Robinson, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 19139-19142. [PDF]

1266. 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 (ASAP). [PDF]

1267. Planar Mobius 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, Nature Chemistry, 2014 (accepted).

1268. Aromaticity in Transition Structures, P. v. R. Schleyer, J. I. Wu, F. P. Cossio, I. Fernandez, Chem. Rev. Soc., 2014 (accepted). 

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C&EN 2014, 92(1), 21. Chemists Trap Simple Phosphorus Oxide
Chemistry World Highlight (January 2014), First Route to Diphosphorus Tetroxide
Nature Chemistry, News and Views, 2013, Metallacycles: Breaking the Rules
C&EN 2013, 91(27), 5. Solving an Old Bonding Debate
Chemistry World Highlight (July 2013), 2-Norbornyl Cation X-Ray Determination
Chemists Concoct Part of Life's Recipie
C&EN 2012, 90(47), 44. Celebrating Saul Winstein's Legacy in Organic Chemistry
RCS News: Pi Stacking Better Without Aromatics?
C&EN 2010, 88(49), 36. (Hyperaromaticity)
C&EN 2010, 88(41), 34. (Two Carbenes Better Than One)
C&EN 2010, 88(28), 9. (A Boron Cluster-Go-Around)
Nature 2009, Commetary (H. S. Rzepa ): The Importance of Being Bonded
C&EN 2009, 87(13), 9. (Gallium Additions To Aromaticity)
Highlights of ACIE 2009, 48, 2-5. (Carbene Stablized Metal Clusters)
Chemistry World Highlight (October 2008), 23. (Double Bonding with Silicon)
Highlights of ACIE 2008, 47, 2-5. (Boron-Boron Double Bonds)
Research Highlights of Nature 2008. (Silicon Enhancement)
C&EN 2008, 86(34), 10. (Diatomic Silicon)
Perspectives on Science article 2008. (Soluble Allotropes of Main-Group Elements)
C&EN 2008, 86(26), 34-37. (Discussions on DFT)
No. 1 Hot Papers of Chemical Reviews (January 2008): Chem. Rev 2005, 105(10), 3842-3888.
C&EN 2008, 86(8), 39. (Discussions on protobranching)
Highlights of PNAS 2007, 104, 17272-17277. (Synthesis of adenine)
C&EN 2007, 85(40), 10. (Doubly bonded nature of diborene)
C&EN 2007, 85(33), 17-22. (Planar hexacoordinate carbons)
Most-Cited Article: Org. Lett. 2007, 9(10), 1851-1854.
Most-Cited Article: Org. Lett. 2006, 8(5), 863-866.
Most-Cited Article: Org. Lett. 2006, 8(17), 3631-3634.
March 3, 2005 JACS Chemistry Headlines (Twisted but not aromatic)
C&EN 2004, 82(51), 48. (Discussions on conjugation stabilization)

C&EN 2004, 82(9), 28-32. (Double aromaticity in boron clusters)
C&EN 2003, 81(50), 23-26. (All-metal aromaticity and antiaromaticity)
C&EN 2003, 81(50) ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. (Deciphering metal antiaromaticity)
C&EN 2003, 81(36), 24 (Electron Counting Rules).

Most-Cited Article: Org. Lett. 2001, 3(16), 2465-2468. I I CCC I Copy@Xiangqing Zhu