Awards

Representative Publications

  1. S. Chen, R. Costil, F. K. C. Leung,* B. L. Feringa*. Self-Assembly of Photoresponsive Molecular Amphiphiles in Aqueous Media. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, doi.org/10.1002/anie.202007693.
  2. F. Xu, L. Pfeifer, M. C. A. Stuart, F. K. C. Leung,* B. L. Feringa*. Multi-Modal Control over the Assembly of a Molecular Motor Bola-Amphiphile in Water. Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 7451–7454.
  3. S. Chen, F. K. C. Leung,* M. C. A. Stuart, C. Wang,* B. L. Feringa*. Dynamic Assemblies of Molecular Motor Amphiphiles Control Macroscopic Foam Properties. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 10163–10172.
  4. F. K. C. Leung,* T. Kajitani, M. C. A. Stuart, T. Fukushima, B. L. Feringa*. Dual-Controlled Macroscopic Motions in A Supramolecular Hierarchical Assembly of Motor Amphiphiles. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 10985–10989. [Hot Paper]
  5. F. K. C. Leung, T. van den Enk, T. Kajitani, J. Chen, M. C. A. Stuart, J. Kuipers, T. Fukushima, B. L. Feringa*. Supramolecular Packing and Macroscopic Alignment Controls Actuation Speed in Macroscopic Strings of Molecular Motor Amphiphiles. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 17724–17733.
  6. J. Chen†, F. K. C. Leung†, M. C. A. Stuart, T. Kajitani, T. Fukushima, E. van der Giessen, B. L. Feringa*. Artificial Muscle-Like Function from Hierarchical Supramolecular Assembly of Photoresponsive Molecular Motors. Nature Chemistry 2018, 10(2), 132–138. (†Equal Contribution)
  7. F. K. C. Leung, F. Ishiwari, Y. Shoji, R. Takeda, Y. Nagata, M. Suginome, Y. Uozumi, Y. M. A. Yamada*, T. Fukushima*. Synthesis and Catalytic Applications of a Triptycene-Based Monophosphine Ligand for Palladium-Mediated Organic Transformations. ACS Omega 2017, 2 (5), 1930–1937.
  8. F. K. C. Leung, F. Ishiwari, T. Kajitani, Y. Shoji, T. Hikima, M. Takata, A. Saeki, S. Seki, Y. M. A. Yamada, T. Fukushima*. Supramolecular Scaffold for Tailoring the 2D Assembly of Functional Molecular Units into Organic Thin Films. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138 (36), 11727–11733.
  9. F. K. C. Leung, J. F. Cui, T. W. Hui, K. K. Y. Kung, M. K. Wong*. Photooxidative Amidation of Aldehydes with Amines Catalyzed by Rose Bengal. Asian J. Org. Chem. 2015, 4, 533–536.