64. Wen-Xiong Zhang, Shaoguang Zhang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Zirconocene and Si-Tethered Diynes: A Happy Match Directed towards Organometallic Chemistry and Organic Synthesis,

Acc. Chem. Res. 2011, 44, 541-551.


63. Yang Wang, Wen-Xiong Zhang*, Zitao Wang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Procedure-Controlled Selective Synthesis of 5-Acyl-2-iminothiazolines and their Selenium and Tellurium Derivatives by Convergent Tandem Annulation,

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 8122-8126.


62. Wen-Xiong Zhang, Zitao Wang, Masayoshi Nishiura, Zhenfeng Xi*, and Zhaomin Hou*, Ln4(CH2)4 Cubane-Type Rare-Earth Methylidene Complexes Consisting of “(C5Me4SiMe3)LnCH2” Units (Ln = Tm, Lu),

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 5712-5715.


61. Dongzhen Li, Yang Wang, Wen-Xiong Zhang*, Shaoguang Zhang, Jie Guang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, One-pot Synthesis and Unpredicted Hydrogen Bonds of the Guanidinium Triflates from Readily Available Amines, Carbodiimides, and Zn(OTf)2,

Organometallics 2011, 30, 5278–5283.


60. Jing Zhao, Shaoguang Zhang, Wen-Xiong Zhang*, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Formation of Zirconocenes Containing Vinyl-imine and Keteniminate Species from Zirconacycles and Diphenylacetonitrile,

Organometallics 2011, 30, 3464–3467.


59. Shaoguang Zhang, Wen-Xiong Zhang, Jing Zhao, and Zhenfeng Xi*, One-Pot Selective Syntheses of 5-Azaindoles through Zirconocene-Mediated Multicomponent Reactions of Three Different Nitrile Components and One Alkyne Component,

Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 2442-2449.


58. Zitao Wang, Weizhi Geng, Hanliu Wang, Shaoguang Zhang, Wen-Xiong Zhang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Synthesis of Benzothiophenes Derivatives from Dilithio Reagents, Sulfur, and Electrophiles via Electrophilic Cyclization,

Tetrahedron Lett. 2011, 52, 6997–6999.


57. Shaoguang Zhang, Jing Zhao, Wen-Xiong Zhang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, One-Pot Synthesis of Pyrrolo[3,2-d]pyridazines and Pyrrole-2,3-diones via Zirconocene-mediated Four-Component Coupling of Si-tethered Diyne, Nitriles and Azide,

Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 1626-1629.


56. Heng Li, Lantao Liu, Zitao Wang, Fei Zhao, Shaoguang Zhang, Wen-Xiong Zhang, and Zhenfeng Xi*, Iterative Dianion Relay Along the Ring: Formation of gem-Bis(trimethylsilyl) Cyclopentenones from 2,5-Bis(trimethylsilyl) Oxy-cyclopentadienyl Dianions and Acid Chlorides,

     Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 7399-7403.