38. Xinfeng Chen, Chengdong Peng, Wenyan Dan, Long Yu, Honghan Fei* “Bromo- and Iodo-Bridged Building Units in Metal-Organic Frameworks for Enhanced Carrier Transport and CO2 Photoreduction by Water Vapor” Nat. Commun. 2022, accepted in principle.

37. Jinlin Yin, Yuan Yu, Xueling Song, Yilin Jiang, Honghan Fei* “Highly Efficient Self-Trapped Bluish White-Light Emission from [Pb4Cl5]3+ Nodes in a Moisture-Tolerant Metal-Organic Framework” CCS Chem., 2022, 4, 540-547.


36. Wen Ma, Jinlin Yin, Xinfeng Chen, Chen Sun, Xueling Song, Honghan Fei* “Isoreticular Postsynthetic Modification of Robust Organocopper(I) Halide Hybrids for Enhanced Broadband Emission and Turn-on NH3 Sensing” Chem. Mater., 2022, 34, 4403-4413.


35. Wen Ma, Chengdong Peng, Xueling Song, Lu Zhang, Honghan Fei* “Efficient and Reusable Catalysis of Benzylic C-H Oxidation over Layered [Co5(OH)6]4+ Derivatives” Chem. Commun. 2022, 58, accepted in press.


34. Yilin Jiang, Honghan Fei* “Efficient and Stable Self-Trapped Blue Emissision from a 1D Organolead Chloride Crystalline Material” Adv. Optical Mater., 2022, 10, 2102148.


33. Huimin Yang, Shibo Xi, Na Guo, Mu Wang, Lingmei Liu, Pin Lyu, Xiaolong Yu, Jing Li, Haomin Xu, Xiao Hai, Zejun Li, Xinzhe Li, Tao Sun, Xiaoxu Zhao, Yu Han, Wei Yu, Jie Wu, Chun Zhang*, Honghan Fei*, Ming Joo Koh*, Jiong Lu* “Catalytically Active Atomically Thin Cuprate with Periodic Cu Single Sites” Natl. Sci. Rev., 2022, accepted in press.


32. Dong-Yang Li, Jun-Hua Song, Zi-Yan Xu, Yu-Jia Gao, Xu Yin, Yu-Han Hou, Li-Juan Feng, Cheng-Yang Yue, Honghan Fei,* Xiao-Wu Lei* “Reversible Triple-Mode Switching in Photoluminescence from 0D Hybrid Antimony Halides” Chem. Mater., 2022, in minor revision.

31. Jie Sun, Weiqi Gao, Honghan Fei*, Guohua Zhao* “Efficient and Selective Electrochemical Reduction of Nitrate to N2 by Relay Catalytic Effects of Fe-Ni Bimetallic Sites on MOF-Derived Structure” Appl. Catal. B-Environ. 2022, 301, 120829.



30. Yilin Jiang, Yuan Yu, Xu Zhang, Micha Weinert, Xueling Song, Jing Ai, Lu Han, and Honghan Fei* “N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Stabilized Ultrasmall Gold Nanoclusters in a Metal-Organic Framework for Photocatalytic CO2 Reduction” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2021, 60, 17388-17393.

29. Xinfeng Chen, Yuan Yu, Chenxiao Yang, Jinlin Yin, Xueling Song, Junjie Li, Honghan Fei* “Fabrication of Robust and Porous Lead Chloride-Based Metal-Organic Frameworks toward a Selective and Sensitive Smart NH3 Sensor” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2021, 13, 52765-52774.

28. Wen Ma, Xueling Song, Jinlin Yin and Honghan Fei* “Intrinsic Self-Trapped Broadband Emission from Zinc Halide-Based Metal-Organic Frameworks” Chem. Commmun., 2021, 57, 1396-1399.

27. Lu Zhang, Wen Ma, Chen Sun, Lei Fang, Xueling Song and Honghan Fei* “Precise Incorporation of Transition Metals into Organolead Oxyhalide Crystalline Materials for Photocatalysis.” Dalton Trans., 2021, 50, 11360-11364.

26. Ana R.K.Chatenever, Beatriz Ehlke, Pierre Le Magueres, Eric W.Reinheimer, Xueling Song , Honghan Fei, Scott R.J.Oliver*. “Structural Diversity of Four Lanthanide Metal-organic Frameworks Based on 2,6-naphthalenedicarboxylate: Synthesis, Structures And Photoluminescent Properties" CrystEngComm., 2021, 23, 1388-1397.


25. Xueling Song, Guangfeng Wei, Jiao Sun, Chengdong Peng, Jinlin Yin, Xu Zhang, Yilin Jiang, Honghan Fei* “Overall Photocatalytic Water Splitting by an Organolead Iodide Crystalline Material” Nat. Catal., 2020, 3, 1027–1033.

24. Xueling Song, Chengdong Peng, Xiaoxiang Xu, Jinlin Yin, Honghan Fei* “Efficient, Broadband Self-Trapped White-Light Emission from Haloplumbate-Based Metal-Organic Frameworks” Chem. Commmun., 2020, 56, 10078-10081.

23. Guiyang Zhang, Jinlin Yin, Xueling Song, Honghan Fei* “A Moisture-Stable Organosulfonate-Based Metal-Organic Framework with Intrinsic Self-Trapped White-Light Emission” Chem. Commun., 2020, 56, 1325-1328. (Selected as Front Cover) (HOT article)

22. Yilin Jiang, Xu Zhang, Honghan Fei* “N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Functionalized Metal-Organic Frameworks for Chemical Fixation of CO2” Dalton Trans, 2020, 49, 6458-6552. (Invited Review)

21. Xiaoxiang Xu*, Yinghao Xie, Honghan Fei, Shu Jin, Yinlin Shao “Ge-Modified GaN-ZnO Wurtzite Solid Solutions with High Zn Content for Efficient Photocatalytic H2 Evolution from Water under Visible Light Illumination” Inorg. Chem. Front., 2020, 7, 3443-3447.


20. Chengdong Peng, Xueling Song, Jinlin Yin, Guiyang Zhang, Honghan Fei* “Intrinsic White-Light-Emitting Metal-Organic Frameworks with Structurally Deformable Secondary Building Units” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 7818-7822.

19. Xu Zhang, Jiao Sun, Guangfeng Wei*, Zhipan Liu, Huimin Yang, Kaimin Wang, Honghan Fei* “In-situ Generation of An N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Functionalized Metal-Organic Framework via Postsynthetic Ligand Exchange for Efficient and Selective Hydrosilylation of CO2” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 2844-2849.

18. Jinlin Yin, Huimin Yang, Honghan Fei* “Robust, Cationic Lead Halide Layered Materials with Efficient Broadband White-Light Emission” Chem. Mater., 2019, 31, 3909-3916.

17. Jinlin Yin, Guiyang Zhang, Chengdong Peng, Honghan Fei* “An Ultrastable Metal-Organic Material Emits Efficient and Broadband Bluish White-Light Emission for Luminescent Thermometers” Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 1702-1705. (Selected as Front Cover)

16. Xu Zhang, Yilin Jiang, Honghan Fei* “UiO-Type Metal-Organic Frameworks with NHC or Metal-NHC Functionalities for N-Methylation Using CO2 as the Carbon Source” Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 11928-11931.

15. Huimin Yang, Jinlin Yin, Xiaoxiang Xu*, Honghan Fei* “Enhanced Intrinsic White-Light Emission Upon Near-UV Excitation by Crystal Engineering of Cationic Lead Bromide Layered Materials” J. Mater. Chem. C, 2019, 7, 7090-7095.

14. Guiyang Zhang, Honghan Fei* “Synthesis and Applications of Porous Organosulfonate-Based Metal-Organic Frameworks” Topics in Current Chemistry, 2019, 377, 32. (Invited Review)

13. Ana R. K. Chatenever, Louis R. Warne, Joe E. Matsuoka, Stanley J. Wang, Eric W. Reinheimer, Pierre LeMagueres, Honghan Fei, Xueling Song, Scott R. J. Oliver, “Isomorphous Lanthanide Metal-Organic Frameworks Based on Biphenyldicarboxylate: Synthesis, Structure, and Photoluminescent Properties” Cryst. Growth Des., 2019, 19, 4854-4859.


12. Jina Hao, Xiaoyu Xu, Honghan Fei*, Liangchun Li*, Bing Yan* “Functionalization of Metal-Organic Frameworks for Photoactive Materials.” Adv. Mater., 2018, 30, 1705634. (Invited Review)

11. Chengdong Peng, Zewen Zhuang, Huimin Yang, Guiyang Zhang, Honghan Fei* “Ultrastable, Cationic Three-Dimensional Lead Bromide Frameworks that Intrinsically Emits Broadband White-Light.” Chem. Sci., 2018, 9, 1627-1633.

10. Guiyang Zhang, Huimin Yang, Honghan Fei* “Unusual Missing Linkers in an Organosulfonate-Based Primitive-Cubic(pcu)-Type Metal-Organic Framework for CO2 Capture and Conversion Under Ambient Condition.” ACS Catal., 2018, 8, 2519-2525.

9. Ben Johnson, Asamanjoy Bhunia, Honghan Fei, Seth M. Cohen, Sascha Ott* “Development of a UiO-type Thin Film Electrocatalysis Platform with Redox Active Linkers.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 2985-2994.

8. Huimin Yang, Xu Zhang, Guiyang Zhang, Honghan Fei* “An Alkaline-Resistant Ag(I)-Anchored Pyrazolate-Based Metal-Organic Framework for Chemical CO2 Fixation” Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 4469-4472.

7. Xueling Song, Chengdong Peng, Honghan Fei* “Enhanced Electrocatalytic Oxygen Evolution by Exfoliation of a Metal-Organic Framework Containing Cationic One-Dimensional [Co4(OH)2]6+ Chains”ACS Appl. Energy Mater., 2018, 1, 2446-2451.

6. Jinlin Yin, Honghan Fei* “Cationic Two-Dimensional Inorganic Network of Antimony Oxide Hydroxide for Lewis Acid Catalysis.” Dalton Trans., 2018, 47, 4054-4058.


5. Zewen Zhuang, Chengdong Peng, Guiyang Zhang, Huimin Yang, Jinlin Yin, Honghan Fei* “Intrinsic Broadband White-Light Emission from Ultrastable, Cationic Lead Halide Layered Materials.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 14411-14416.

4. Huimin Yang, Honghan Fei* “Exfoliation of a Two-Dimensional Cationic Inorganic Network as a New Paradigm for High-Capacity Cr(VI)-Anion Capture.” Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 7064-7067.

3. Guiyang Zhang, Honghan Fei* “Missing Metal-Linker Connectivities in a Robust 3-D Sulfonate-Based Metal-Organic Framework for Enhanced Proton Conductivity.” Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 4156-4159.

2. Huimin Yang, Honghan Fei* “A Generic and Facile Strategy to Fabricate Metal-Organic Framework Films on TiO2 Substrates for Photocatalysis.” Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 2751-2755.


1. Guiyang Zhang, Guangfeng Wei, Zhipan Liu, Scott R.J. Oliver*, Honghan Fei* “A Robust Sulfonate-Based Metal-Organic Framework with Permanent Porosity for Effcient CO2 Capture and Conversion.” Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 6276-6281.

Ph.D. and PostDocs

Honghan Fei, Seth M. Cohen* “Metalation of a Thiocatechol-Functionalized Zr(IV)-based Metal-Organic Framework for Selective C-H Functionalization.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 2191-2194.

Honghan Fei, JaeWook Shin, Ying S. Meng, Mario Adelhardt, Jorg Sutter, Karsten Meyer, Seth M. Cohen* “Reusable Oxidation Catalysis Using Metal-Monocatecholato Species in a Robust Metal-Organic Framework.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 4965-4973.

Sonja Pullen‡, Honghan Fei‡, Andreas Orthaber, Seth M. Cohen*, Sascha Ott* “Enhanced Photochemical Hydrogen Production by a Molecular Diiron Catalyst Incorporated into a Metal-Organic Framework.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 16997-17003 (‡equal contribution).

Honghan Fei, Catherine H. Pham, Scott R. J. Oliver* “Anion Exchange of the Cationic Layered Material [Pb2F2]2+.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 10729-10732.

Honghan Fei, Marc R. Bresler, Scott R. J. Oliver* “A New Paradigm for Anion Trapping in High Capacity and Selectivity: Crystal-to-Crystal Transformation of Cationic Materials.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 11110-11113.

Honghan Fei, Scott R. J. Oliver* “Copper Hydroxide Ethanedisulfonate: A Cationic Inorganic Layered Material for High-Capacity Anion Exchange.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 9066-9070.

Honghan Fei, David L. Rogow, Scott R. J. Oliver* “Reversible Anion Exchange and Catalytic Properties of Two Cationic Metal-Organic Frameworks Based on Cu(I) and Ag(I).” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 7202-7209.