Songchen Xu

Scientist 1, Wolfe Labs



B. S. Wuhan University, May 2008 Ph.D. Iowa State University, December 2014 Postdoc - Wolfe Labs, Boston MA Scientist 1 - Wolfe Labs, Boston MA


  1. Manna, K.; Xu, S.; Sadow, A. D. "A Highly Enantioselective Zirconium Catalyst for Intramolecular Alkene Hydroamination: Significant Isotope Effects on Rate and Stereoselectivity." Angew. Chem Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 1865-1868. DOI:10.1002/anie.201006163
  2. Xu, S.; Everett, W. C.; Ellern, A.; Windus, T. L.; Sadow, A. D. "Oxygen Insertion Reactions of Mixed N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Oxazolinylborato Zinc Alkyl Complexes.” Dalton Trans., 2014, 43, 14368-14376. DOI:10.1039/C4DT01011F
  3. Xu, S.; Manna, K.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. "Mixed N-Heterocyclic Carbene-bis(oxazolinyl)borato Rhodium and Iridium Complexes in Photochemical and Thermal Oxidative Addition Reactions." Organometallics 2014, 33, 6840-6860. DOI:10.1021/om500891h
  4. Xu, S.; Magoon, Y.; Reinig, R. R.; Schmidt, B. M.; Ellern, A.; Sadow, A. D. "Organometallic Complexes of Bulky, Optically Active C3-Symmetric Tris(4S-isopropyl-5,5-dimethyl-2-oxazolinyl)phenylborate (ToP*)." Organometallics, 2015, 34, 3508-3519. DOI:10.1021/acs.organomet.5b00225
  5. Xu, S.; Boschen, J. S.; Kobayashi, T.; Pruski, M.; Windus, T. L.; Sadow, A. D. "Partial Deoxygenation of Esters Catalyzed by an Oxazoline-coordinated Rhodium Silylene." Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 15897-15904. DOI:10.1039/c5dt02844b