| Name：XU Fan|
Tel: 86-512-65880331 (o), 65880980 (Lab)
Fax: 86-512-65880305 (o)
Research Interests: design, synthesis and applications of lanthanide compounds as catalysts; development of selective methods for the organic synthesis.
1. Samarium Diiodide Promoted Synthesis of N,N’-Disubstituted Amidines, F. Xu, J. Sun, Q. Shen, Tetrahedron Lett. 2002, 43, 1867.
2. One-pot Synthesis of α-Amino Phospho- nates Using Samarium Diiodide as a Catalyst Precursor, F. Xu, Y. Luo, Q. Shen, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2003, 24, 4728.
3. Efficient Synthesis of 1,5-Benzodiazepine Derivatives by Ytterbium Trichloride-Catalyzed Condensation of o-Phenylenediamine and Ketones, J. Wu, F. Xu*, Z. Zhou, Q. Shen, Synth. Commun. 2006, 36, 457.
4. Facile One-pot Synthesis of α-Amino Phosphonates Using Lanthanide Chloride as Catalyst, F. Xu, Y. Luo, J. Wu, Q. Shen, H. Chen, Heteroatom Chem. 2006, 17, 389.
5. Stereoselective Synthesis of Pyrano[3,2-c]- and Furano[3,2-c]Quinolines:Samarium Diiodide Catalyzed One-Pot Aza–Diels–Alder Reaction, Z. Zhou, F. Xu*, X. Han, J. Zhou, Q. Shen, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2007,5265.
6. Efficient Synthesis of Pyrimidinone Derivatives by Ytterbium Chloride Catalyzed Biginelli-type Reaction under Solvent-free Conditions, H. Zhang, Z. Zhou, Z. Yao, F. Xu*, Q. Shen, Tetrahedron Lett.2009, 50, 1622.
7. A Facile Route to 1,5-Benzodiazepine-2-ylphosphonates via Ytterbium Chloride-Catalyzed Three-Component Reaction, X. Ji, L. Cai, Z. Yao, F. Xu*, Q. Shen, Heteroatom Chem. 2010, 21, 89.
8. Stereoselective Synthesis of Pyrano[3,2-c]- and Furano[3,2-c]quinolines: Gadolinium Chloride Catalyzed One-pot Aza-Diels-Alder Reactions, Y. Yu, J. Zhou, Z. Yao, F. Xu*, Q. Shen, Heteroatom Chem. 2010, 21, 351.
9. Lanthanide Amides [(Me3Si)2N]3Ln(m-Cl)Li(THF)3 CatalyzedHydrophosphonylation of Aryl Aldehydes, Q. Wu, J. Zhou, Z. Yao, F. Xu*, Q. Shen, J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 7498.
10. Controllable Stereoselective Synthesis of Pyrano[3,2-c]quinolines by Lanthanide Halides Catalyzed Aza-Diels-Alder Reaction, L. Yao, F. Xu*, Q. Shen, Chinese Science Bulletin 2010, 55, 4108.
11.Acylation of Nitriles to β-Ketonitriles Catalyzed by Heterometal Alkoxide Cluster of Neodymium and Sodium NdNa8(OtBu)10(OH), H. Liu, L. Li, H. Sheng, X. Zhu, F. Xu*, Q. Shen, Chinese Science Bulletin, 2011, 56, 1357.
12. Activation of Carbodiimide and Transformation with Amine to Guanidinate Group by Ln(OAr)3(THF)2 (Ln: Lanthanide and Yttrium) and Ln(OAr)3(THF)2 as a Novel Precatalyst for Addition of Amines to Carbodiimides: Influence of Aryloxide Group, Y. Cao, Z. Du, W. Li, J. Li, Y. Zhang, F. Xu*, Q. Shen*, Inorganic Chemistry 2011, 50, 3729.