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5. C. Hu;+ X.-F. Wang;+ R. Wei; C. Hu; D. A. Ruiz; X.-Y. Chang and L. L. Liu,*

Crystalline Monometal-Substituted Free Carbenes,

Chem 2022, 8, 2278-2289. DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2022.06.003

(+ = equal contribution)

(Previewed by Sven Schneider in Chem entitled “Carbynes reloaded: Isolation of singlet metallocarbenes)

(Peer-review report)


4. J. Zhou; L. L. Liu; L. L. Cao and D. W. Stephan,*

A Phosphorus Lewis Super Acid: η5-Pentamethylcyclopentadienyl Phosphorus Dication,

Chem 2018, 4, 2699-2708. DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2018.08.038

(Highlighted by ChemistryWorld entitled “Rare phosphorus dication synthesised”)

(Peer-review report)


3. L. L. Liu,*

The Dynamic Nature of Phosphorus,

Chem 2017, 3, 195-197. DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2017.07.002

(Invited "Potential Energy" article)

2. L. L. Liu; L. L. Cao; Y. Shao; G. Ménard and D. W. Stephan,*

A Radical Mechanism for Frustrated Lewis Pair Reactivity,

Chem 2017, 3, 259-267. DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2017.05.022

(Selected as front cover; Previewed by Duncan F. Wass entitled “How Important Are Radical Mechanisms in Frustrated Lewis Pair Chemistry?” in Chem)

(Peer-review report)

1. L. Liu; D. A. Ruiz; D. Munz and G. Bertrand,*

A Singlet Phosphinidene Stable at Room Temperature,

Chem 2016, 1, 147–153. DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2016.04.001

(Highlighted by Chem. Eng. News entitled “Stable phosphorus carbene analog debuts”; Previewed by Rory Waterman entitled “A ‘Bottle-able’ Phosphinidene” in Chem)

(Selected as ESI Highly Cited Papers)

(Peer-review report)

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