• Assistant Professor
Lei Fang

Research Interests

    • Organic Chemistry and Polymer Synthesis
    • Organic Electronic Materials
    • Macromolecules for Energy Conversion and Storage

Selected Publications

  • Mei, J.; Diao, Y.; Appleton, A. L.; Fang, L.; Bao, Z. Integrated Materials Design of Organic Semiconductors for Field-Effect Transistors, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, In Press.
  • Fang, L.; Basu, S.; Sue, C.-H.; Fahrenbach, A. C.; Stoddart, J. F. Syntheses and Dynamics of Donor-Acceptor [2]Catenanes in Water, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011 133, 396-399.
  • Fang, L.; Wang, C.; Fahrenbach, A. C.; Trabolsi, A.; Botros, Y. Y.; Stoddart, J. F. Dual Stimulus Switching of a [2]Catenane in Water, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 1805-1809.
  • Zhang, W.; DeIonno, E.; Dichtel, W. R.; Fang, L.; Trabolsi, A.; Olsen, J.-C.; Benítez, D.; Heath, J. R.; Stoddart, J. F. A Solid-State Switch Containing An Electrochemically Switchable Bistable Poly[n]rotaxane, J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 1487-1495.
  • Fang, L.; Olson, M. A.; Benítez, D.; Tkatchouk, E.; Goddard, W. A., III; Stoddart, J. F. Mechanically Bonded Macromolecules, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2010, 39, 17-29.
  • Wang, C.; Olson, M. A.; Fang, L.; Benítez, D.; Tkatchouk, E.; Basu, S.; Basuray, A. N.; Zhang, D.; Zhu, D.; Goddard, W. A.; Stoddart, J. F. Isolation by Crystallization of Translational Isomers of a Bistable Donor-Acceptor [2]catenane, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2010, 107, 13991-13996.
  • Li, Q.; Sue, C.-H.; Basu, S.; Shveyd, A. K.; Zhang, W.; Barin, G.; Fang, L.; Sarjeant, A. A.; Stoddart, J. F.; Yaghi, O. M. A Catenated Strut in a Catenated Metal-Organic Framework, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 6751-6755.
  • Klajn, R.; Olson, M. A.; Wesson, P. J.; Fang, L.; Coskun, A.; Trabolsi, A.; Soh, S.; Stoddart, J. F.; Grzybowski, B. A. Dynamic Hook-and-Eye Nanoparticle Sponges, Nature Chem. 2009, 1, 733-738.
  • Fang, L.; Hmadeh, M.; Wu, J.; Olson, M. A.; Spruell, J. M.; Trabolsi, A.; Yang, Y.-W.; Elhabiri, M.; Albrecht-Gary, A.-M.; Stoddart, J. F. Acid-Base Actuation of [c2]Daisy Chains, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 7126-7134.
  • Zheng, Y. B.; Yang, Y.-W.; Jensen, L.; Fang, L.; Juluri, B. K.; Flood, A. H.; Weiss, P. S.; Stoddart, J. F.; Huang, T. J. Active Molecular Plasmonics: Controlling Plasmon Resonances with Molecular Switches, Nano Lett. 2009, 9, 819-825.
  • Klajn, R.; Fang, L.; Coskun, A.; Olson, M. A.; Wesson, P. J.; Stoddart, J. F.; Grzybowski, B. A. Metal Nanoparticles Functionalized with Molecular and Supramolecular Switches, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 4233-4235.
  • Juluri, B. K.; Kumar, A. S.; Liu, Y.; Ye, T.; Yang, Y.-W.; Flood, A. H.; Fang, L.; Stoddart, J. F.; Weiss, P. S.; Huang, T. J. A Mechanical Actuator Driven Electrochemically by Artificial Molecular Muscles, Acs Nano 2009, 3, 291-300.
  • Fang, L.; Chan, W. H.; He, Y. B.; Kwong, D. W. J.; Lee, A. W. M. Fluorescent Anion Sensor Derived from Cholic Acid: the Use of Flexible Side Chain, J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70, 7640-7646.