The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Joint Institute for Advanced Materials

Ziling (Ben) Xue

Ziling Xue

Department of Chemistry

University of California, Los Angeles

Research Interests

  • Novel reactivities of metal complexes and chemistry in the formation of advanced materials
  • Development of new chemical analyses
  • Neutron scattering to probe magnetic properties of single-molecular magnets and biomimetic complexes

Selected Publications

Reactions of d0 Tungsten Alkylidyne Complexes with O2 or H2O. Formation of an Oxo Siloxy Complex through Unusual Silyl Migrations. Morton, L. A.; Miao, M.; Callaway, T. M.; Chen, T.; Chen, S.-J.; Tuinman, A. A.; Yu, X.; Lu, Z.; Xue, Z.-L. Chem. Comm. 2013, 49, 9555-9557.

Reactions of Group 4 Amide Guanidinates with Dioxygen or Water. Studies of the Formation of Oxo Products. Sharma, B.; Callaway, T. M.; Lamb, A. C.; Steren, C. A.; Chen, S.-J.; Xue, Z.-L. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 11409–11421.

A Dye-Doped Optical Sensor for the Detection of Biodiesel in Diesel. Fong, J. K.; Xue, Z.-L. Chem. Comm. 2013, 49, 9015-9017.

Reactions of a Tungsten Alkylidyne Complex with Mono-Dentate Phosphines. Thermodynamic and Theoretical Studies. Chen, P.; Dougan, B. A.; Zhang, X.; Wu, Y.-D.; Xue, Z.-L. Polyhedron 2013, 58, 30-38.

Size-​Controlled Synthesis and Magnetic Properties of Copper Germanate Nanorods. Observation of Size-​Induced Quenching of the Spin-​Peierls Transition. Li, Z.-Q.; Zhang, L.; Song, Y.; Chen, X.-T.; Musfeldt, J. L.; Xue, Z.-L. CrystEngComm 2014, 16, 850-857.

Magnetic Excitations in Metalloporphyrins by Inelastic Neutron Scattering. Determination of Zero-Field Splittings in Iron, Manganese and Chromium Complexes. Hunter, S. C.; Podlesnyak, A. A.; Xue, Z.-L. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 1955–1961.

C-H Bond Activations during and after the Reaction of a Metallacyclic Amide with Silanes. Formation of a m-Alkylidene Hydride Complex, Its H-D Exchanges, and β-H Abstraction by a Hydride Ligand. Wang, L.; Hunter, S. C.; Song, Z.; Steren, C. A.; Chen, T.; Wei, Z.; Cai, H.; Xue, Z.-L. Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 6033–6039.

Fluorescent-Dye Doped Thin-Film Sensors for the Detection of Alcohol Vapors. Fong, J. K.; Dansby-Sparks, R. N.; Lamb, A. C.; Owen, T. W.; Mushfiq, M.; Sampathkumaran, U.; Goswami, K.; Jensen, S. L.; Xue, Z.-L. Am. J. Anal. Chem. 2014, 5, 566-580.

DFT Examination of Rare a-SiMe3 Abstraction in Ta(NMe2)4[N(SiMe3)2]: Formation of the Imide Compound Ta(=NSiMe3)(NMe2)3 and Its Trapping to Give Guanidinate Imides. Richmond, M. G.; Xue, Z.-L. Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 12390-12395.

Reactions of Zirconium Amide Amidinates with Dioxygen. Observation of an Unusual Peroxo Intermediate in the Formation of Oxo Compounds. Lamb, A. C.; Lu, Z.; Xue, Z.-L. Chem. Comm. 2014, 50, 10517-10520.

Transition Metal Catalyzed Hydroaminoalkylation. He, T.-Q.; Zheng, X.-J..; Cai, H.; Xue, Z.-L. Chin. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 30, 53-61.

Synthesis and Structural Characterization of π-​Allylpalladium(II) Complexes with Bis(imidazol-​2-​ylidene)​borate Ligands. Liu, Y.-Z.; Wang, J.; Wang, G.-F.; Chen, L.; Chen, X.-T.; Xue, Z.-L. Polyhedron 2014, 83, 44–49.

Slow Magnetic Relaxation in a Mononuclear Eight-Coordinate Cobalt(II) Complex. Chen, L.; Wang, J.; Wei, J.-M.; Wernsdorfer, W.; Chen, X.-T.; Zhang, Y. Q.; Song, Y.; Xue, Z.-L. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 12213–12216.

Intermolecular Interactions in Solid-State Metalloporphyrins and Their Impacts on Crystal and Molecular Structures. Hunter, S. C.; Smith, B. A.; Hoffmann, C. M. Wang, X.; Chen, Y.-S.; McIntyre, G. J.; Xue, Z.-L. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 11552–11562.

[IrO4]+ at the IX (+9) Oxidation State Observed, Report States. Xue, Z.-L. Sci. China Chem. 2015, 58, 4-5.

Optical Sensors for the Detection of Trace Chloroform. Fong, J. K.; Pena, J. K.; Xue, Z.-L.; Alam, M. M.; Sampathkumaran, U.; Goswami, K. Anal. Chem. 2015, 87, 1569–1574.

Contact Information

Ziling (Ben) Xue
455 Buehler/Dabney Hall
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-1600

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