Independent Research

   Corresponding-Author Research Publications


Guo, Q.-H.*; Stoddart, J. F.*

“The Making of Aromatic Molecular Möbius Belts” (Preview)

Chem 2022, 8, 2076‍.‍‍


Wu, Y.; Guo, Q.-H.*; Qiu,Y.; Webera, J. A.; Young, R. M.; Bancroft, L.; Jiao,Y.; Chen, H.; Song, B.; Liu,W.; Feng, Y.; Zhao, X.; Li, X.; Zhang, L.; Chen, X.-Y.; Li, H.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Stoddart, J. F.*

“Selective Synthesis of Three-Dimensional Catenanes under Kinetic Control”

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.U. S. A. 2022, 119, e2118573119.


Guo, Q.-H.†*; Jiao, Y.†; Feng, Y.†; Stoddart, J. F.* († Equal contribution)

“The Rise and Promise of Molecular Nanotopology” (Invited Review)

CCS Chem. 2021, 3, 1542.

   (Co) First-Author Research Publications


Guo, Q.-H.; Qiu, Y.; Wang, M.-X.*; Stoddart, J. F.*

Aromatic Hydrocarbon Belts” (Invited Review)

Nat. Chem. 2021, 13. 402.


Guo, Q.-H.†; Qiu, Y.†; Kuang, X.; Liang, J.; Feng, Y.; Zhang, L.; Jiao, Y.; Shen, D.; Astumian, R. D.*;   Stoddart, J. F.* († Equal contribution)

“Artificial Molecular Pump Operating in Response to Electricity and Light”

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 142, 14574.


Guo, Q.-H.; Zhou, J.; Mao, H.; Qiu, Y.; Nguyen, M. T.; Feng, Y.; Liang, J.; Shen, D.; Li, P.; Liu, Z.;   Wasielewski, M. R.; Stoddart, J. F.*

“TetrazineBox: A Structurally Transformative Toolbox”

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 5419.


Guo, Q.-H.; Jia M.; Liu, Z.; Qiu, Y.; Chen, H.; Shen, D.; Zhang, X.; Tu, Q.; Ryder, M. R.; Chen, H.; Li, P.; Xu, Y.; Li, P.; Shekhawat, G. S.; Dravid, V. P.; Snurr, R. Q.; Philp, D.; Alsubaie, F. M.; Sue, A. C.-H.; Farha, O. K.; Rolandi, M.; Stoddart, J. F.*

“Single-Crystal Polycationic Polymers Obtained by Single-Crystal-to-Single-CrystalPhotopolymerization”

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 6180.


Shi, T.-H.†; Guo, Q.-H.†; Tong, S.; Wang, M.-X.* († Equal contribution)

“Toward the Synthesis of a Highly Strained Hydrocarbon Belt”

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 4576.


Tan, M.-L.†; Guo, Q.-H.†; Wang, X.-Y; Shi, T.-H.; Zhang, Q.; Hou, S.-K.; Tong, S.; You, J.; Wang, M.-X.*   († Equal contribution)

“Oxygen and Nitrogen-Embedded Zigzag Hydrocarbon Belts”

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 23649.


Guo, Q.-H.; Liu, Z.; Li, P.; Shen, D.; Xu, Y.; Ryder, M. R.; Chen, H.; Stern, C. L.; Malliakas, C. D.;   Zhang, X.; Farha, O. K.; Stoddart, J. F.*

“A Hierarchical Nanoporous Diamondoid Superstructure”

Chem 2019, 5, 2353.


Guo, Q.-H., Zhao, L.; Wang, M.-X.*

   “Synthesis and Molecular Recognition of Water-Soluble S6-Corona[3]arene-[3]pyridazines”

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 8386.


Guo, Q.-H.†; Fu, Z.-D. †; Zhao, L.; Wang, M.-X.* († Equal contribution)

“Synthesis, Structure, and Properties of O6-Corona[3]arene-[3]tetrazines”

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 13548.


Guo, Q.-H.; Zhao, L.; Wang, M.-X.*

“Synthesis, Structure, and Molecular Recognition of S6-and (SO2)6-Corona[6]-(het)arenes: Control   of Macrocyclic Conformation and Properties by the Oxidation State of the Bridging Heteroatoms”    

Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 6947.


Fu, Z.-D.†; Guo, Q.-H.†; Zhao, L.; Wang, D.-X.; Wang, M.-X.* († Equal contribution)

“Synthesis and Structure of Corona[6](het)arenes Containing Mixed Bridge Units”

Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 2668.

Co-Author Reasearch Publications

1.Feng, L.; Qiu,Y.; Guo, Q.-H.; Chen, Z.; Seale, J. S.W.; He, K.; Wu, H.; Feng,Y.; Farha, O. K.; Astumian, R. D.; Stoddart, J. F. *Science 2021, 374, 1215.

2.Chen, H.; Hou, S.; Wu, Q.; Jiang, F.; Zhou, P.; Zhang, L.; Jiao, Y.; Song, B.; Guo, Q.-H.; Chen, X.-Y.; Hong, W.; Lambert, C. J.; Stoddart, J. F. * Matter 2021, 4, 3662.

3.Liu, W.; Tan,Y. *; Jones, L. O.; Song, B.; Guo, Q.-H.; Zhang, L.; Qiu, Y.; Feng, Y.; Chen, X.-Y.; Schatz, G. C.; Stoddart, J. F. *J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 15688.

4.Chen, X.-Y.; Chen, H.; Đorđević, L.; Guo, Q.-H.; Wu, H.; Wang, Y.; Zhang, L.; Jiao, Y.; Cai, K.; Chen, H.; Stern, C. L.; Stupp, S. I.; Snurr, R. Q.; Shen, D.; Stoddart, J. F.* J. Am. Chem. Soc.2021, 143, 9129.

5.Chen, H.; Brasiliense, V.; Mo, J.; Zhang, L.; Jiao, Y.; Chen, Z.;Jones, L. O.; He, G.; Guo, Q.-H.; Chen, X.-Y.; Song, B.; Schatz,G. C.; Stoddart, J. F.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 2886.

6.Qiu, Y.; Feng, Y.; Guo, Q.-H.; Astumian, R. D.*; Stoddart, J. F.* Chem 2020, 6, 1952.

7.Qiu, Y.; Song, B.; Pezzato, C.; Shen, D.; Liu, W.; Zhang, L.;Feng, Y.; Guo, Q.-H.; Cai, K.; Li, W.; Chen, H.; Nguyen, M. T.; Shi, Y.; Cheng, C.; Astumian, R. D.; Li, X.; Stoddart, J. F.* Science 2020, 368, 1247.

8.Guo, S.-Y.; Guo, Q.-H.; Tong, S., Wang, M.-X.* Angew. Chem.Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 8155.

9.Shen, D.; Cooper, J. A.; Li, P.; Guo, Q.-H.; Cai, K.; Wang, X.; Wu, H.; Chen, H.; Zhang, L.; Jiao, Y.; Qiu, Y.; Stern, C. L.; Liu, Z.; Sue, A. C.; Yang, Y. W.; Alsubaie, F. M.; Farha, O. K.; Stoddart, J. F. * J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 2042.

10.Qiu, Y.; Zhang, L.; Pezzato, C.; Feng, Y.; Li, W.; Nguyen, M. T.; Cheng, C.; Shen, D.; Guo, Q.-H.; Shi, Y.; Cai, K.; Alsubaie, F. M.; Astumian, R. D.; Stoddart, J. F.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019,142, 17472.

11.Anamimoghadam, O.; Cooper, J. A.; Nguyen, M. T.; Guo, Q.-H.; Mosca, L.; Roy, I.; Sun, J.; Stern, C. L.; Redfern, L.; Farha, O. K.; Stoddart, F.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 13778.

12.Li, P.; Chen, Z.; Ryder, M. R.; Stern, C. L.; Guo, Q.-H.; Wang, X.; Farha, O. K.; Stoddart, J. F.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 12998.

13.Shen, D.; Wang, G.; Liu, Z.; Li, P.; Cai, K.; Cheng, C.; Shi, Y.; Han, J. M.; Kung, C. W.; Gong, X.; Guo, Q.-H.; Chen, H.; Sue, A. C.; Botros, Y. Y.; Facchetti, A.; Farha, O. K.; Marks, T. J.; Stoddart, J. F.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 11402.

14.Shi, Y.; Cai, K.; Xiao, H.; Liu, Z.; Zhou, J.; Shen, D.; Qiu, Y.; Guo, Q.-H.; Stern, C.; Wasielewski, M. R.; Diederich, F.; Goddard, W. A., III; Stoddart, J. F.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 13835.

15.Zhao, M.-Y.; Guo, Q.-H.; Wang, M.-X.* Org. Chem. Front. 2018,5, 760.

16.Lu, Y.; Liang, D. D. Fu, Z. D.; Guo, Q.-H.; Wang, M. X.* Chin. J. Chem., 2018, 36, 630.

17.Wu, Z.-C.; Guo, Q.-H.; Wang, M.-X.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 7151.

18.Zeng, L.; Guo, Q.-H.; Feng, Y.; Xu, J.-F.; Wei, Y.; Li, Z.; Wang, M.-X.; Zhang, X.* Langmuir. 2017, 33, 5829.

19.Lu, Y.; Fu, Z.-D.; Guo, Q.-H.; Wang, M.-X.*Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 1590.

20.Liu, Y.; Zhang, Q.; Guo, Q.-H.; Wang, M.-X.* J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 10404.


1. Guo, Q.-H.; Stoddart, J. F. Hierarchical Nanoporous Diamondoid Superstructure US patent applications 62/898,904

2. Guo, Q.-H.; Stoddart, J. F. Polyelectrolyte Single Crystal for Proton Conductivity    US patent applications 62/969,425

3.Guo, Q.-H.; Qiu, Y.; Stoddart, J. F. A molecular pump powered sequentially by electricity and light US patent


Yang Liu, Xin-Ru Guan, Duan-chao Wang, J. Fraser. Stoddart*, Guo, Q-H.*

“Soluble and Processable Single-Crystalline Cationic Polymers”

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 13223‍‍.‍‍