KaKing Yan

Contact

Email:yan.kaking@appchem.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Bio

B.S. State University of New York, Binghamton, May 2005 Ph.D. Iowa State University, December 2012 Postdoc: UC Berkeley (Raymond and Bergman) Postdoc: University of Tokyo (Makoto)

Publications

  1. Yan, K.; Pawlikowski, A. V.; Ebert, C.; Sadow, A. D. "A Tris(alkyl)yttrium Compound Containing Six β-Agostic Si–H Interactions." Chem. Commun. 2009, 656-658. DOI:10.1039/b818630h
  2. Yan, K.; Upton, B.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. "Lewis Acid Mediated β-Hydride Abstraction Reactions of Divalent M(C(SiHMe2)3)2THF2 (M = Ca, Yb)." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 15110-15111. DOI:10.1021/ja9070865
  3. Yan, K.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. "Non-classical β-Hydrogen Eliminations from Hydrosilazido Zirconium Compounds via Direct Hydrogen Transfer." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 9154-9156. DOI:10.1021/ja302226c
  4. Mukherjee, D.; Lampland, N. L.; Yan, K.; Dunne, J. F.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. "Divergent Reaction Pathways of Tris(oxazolinyl)borato Zinc and Magnesium Silyl Compounds." Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 4334-4336. DOI:10.1039/C2CC36953B
  5. Yan, K.; Schoendorff, G.; Upton, B. M.; Ellern, A.; Windus, T.; Sadow, A. D. "Intermolecular β-Hydrogen Abstractions in Ytterbium, Calcium, and Potassium Tris(dimethylsilyl)methyl Compounds." Organometallics 2013, 32, 1300-1316. DOI:10.1021/om3010299
  6. Yan, K.; Sadow, A. D. "C-H Bond Activation by a Zirconacycle." Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 3212-3214. DOI:10.1039/c3cc40774h
  7. Yan, K.; Upton, B. M.; Zhu, J.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. "Nucleophilicity of Neutral Versus Cationic Magnesium Silyl Compounds." Organometallics 2013, 32, 6834–6843. DOI:10.1021/om400447q
  8. Yan, K.; Duchimaza Heredia, J. J.; Ellern, A.; Gordon, M. S.; Sadow, A. D. "Lewis Base Mediated β-Elimination and Lewis Acid Mediated Insertion Reactions of Disilazido Zirconium Compounds." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 15225-15227. DOI:10.1021/ja407950e
  9. Yan, K.; Pindwal, A.; Ellern, A. Sadow, A. D. "Direct Hydrosilylation by a Zirconacycle with β-Hydrogen." Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 8644-8653. DOI:10.1039/C4DT00658E
  10. Eedugurala, N.; Wang, Z.; Yan, K.; Boteju, K. C.; Chaudhary, U.; Kobayashi, T.; Ellern, A.; Slowing, I. I.; Pruski, M.; Sadow, A. D. "β-SiH-Containing Tris(silazido) Rare-Earth Complexes as Homogeneous and Grafted Single-Site Catalyst Precursors for Hydroamination" Organometallics, 2017, ASAP. DOI:10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00956
  11. Pindwal, A.; Yan, K.; Patnaik, S.; Schmidt, B. M.; Ellern, A.; Slowing, I. I.; Bae, C.; Sadow, A. D. "Homoleptic Trivalent Tris(Alkyl) Rare Earth Compounds" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 16862-16874. DOI:10.1021/jacs.7b09521