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Research and teaching in Chemistry at Brown reflects Brown's innovative nature and is driven by the challenges of today's changing world. Discover how faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and postdoctoral fellows collaborate to pursue scholarship across chemical fields and the interface of chemistry with biology, medicine, physics, and engineering.

   

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"Elucidation of the Formation Mechanisms of the Octahydrotriborate Anion (B3H8(-​)​) through the Nucleophilicity of the B-​H Bond" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018 PubMed ID: 29732884
"A new strategy to synthesize anisotropic SmCo5 nanomagnets" Shen, B.; Yu, C.; Yin, Z.; Li, J.; Xi, Z.; Sun, S. Nanoscale. 2018 DOI: 10.1039/c8nr01690a
"Hydrodehalogenation of Polyhalogenated Aromatics Catalyzed by NiPd Nanoparticles Supported on Nitrogen-​Doped Graphene" Guo, X.; Yu, C.; Yin, Z.; Sun, S.; Seto, C.T. Chem. Sus. Chem. 2018 DOI:10.1002/cssc.201800289
"1. Hydrodehalogenation of Polyhalogenated Aromatics Catalyzed by NiPd Nanoparticles Supported on Nitrogen-​Doped Graphene" Guo, X.; Yu, C.; Yin, Z.; Sun, S.; Seto, C.T. Chem. Sus. Chem. 2018 DOI:10.1002/cssc.201800289
"(Cp2M)​2B9H11] (M = Zr or Hf)​: early transition metal 'guarded' heptaborane with strong covalent and electrostatic bonding" Zhang, Q-F.; Cheung, L-F.; Wang, L.S.; et. al. Chem. Sci. 2018 PubMed ID: 29675244