Recent publication highlights

 

Below a list of recent SURFCAT publication highlights. The total list of publications from SURFCAT can be seen by clicking on "SURFCAT Publications" in the left-handed menu.

2017

 2017

Ammonia Synthesis from N2 and H2O using a Lithium Cycling Electrification Strategy at Atmospheric Pressure

Joshua M. McEnaney, Aayush R. Singh, Jay A. Schwalbe, Jakob Kibsgaard, John C. Lin,  Matteo Cargnello, Thomas F. Jaramillo and Jens K. Nørskov

Energy Environ. Sci.2017,10, 1621-1630 
DOI: 10.1039/C7EE01126A

 

Electrochemical Ammonia Synthesis—The Selectivity Challenge

Aayush R. Singh, Brian A. Rohr, Jay A. Schwalbe, Matteo Cargnello, Karen Chan, Thomas F. Jaramillo, Ib Chorkendorff and Jens K. Nørskov

ACS Catal., 2017, 7
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b03035

 

 Bottom up design  

Bottom Up Design of a Novel CuRu Nanoparticulate Catalyst for Low Temperature Ammonia Oxidation

Debasish, D, Damsgaard, Silva, H. Conradsen C., Carvalho H., Bligaard, T., Studt, F., Chorkendorff, I., Olsen JL.

Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2017 May 16
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201703468

Permance Limits 

Performance Limits of Photoelectrochemical CO2 Reduction Based on Known Electrocatalysts and the Case for Two-Electron Reduction Products

Peter C. K. Vesborg and Brian Seger

Chem. Mater., 2016, November
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b03927

 Strategies for stable water Strategies for stable water splitting via protected photoelectrodes

Dowon Bae, Brian Seger, Ole Hansen, Ib Chorkendorff
           

Chem. Soc. Rev.  March 1 2017
DOI: 10.1039/c6cs00918b

 

Combining theory and experiment in electrocatalysis: Insights into materials design

Zhi Wei Seh, Jakob Kibsgaard, Colin F. Dickens, Ib Chorkendorff, Jens K. Nørskov, Thomas F. Jaramillo

Science 13 January 2017: Vol. 355. Issue 6321,
DOI: 10.1126/science.aad4998     

 Back-Illuminated

Back-Illuminated Si-Based Photoanode with Nickel Cobalt Oxide Catalytic Protection Layer

Dowon Bae, Bastian Mei, RAsmus Frydendal, Thomas Pedersen, Brian Seger, Ole Hansen, Peter C. K. Vesborg og Ib Chorkendorff.

ChemElectroChem, Oct. 2016, Volume 3,Issue 10
DOI: 10.1002/celc.201500554           

2016
 Quantifying the promotion of Cu

Quantifying the promotion of Cu catalysts by ZnO for methanol synthesis

Sebastian Kuld, Mas Thorhauge, Hanne Falsig, Christian F. Elkjær, Stig Heveg, Ib Chorkendorff, Jens Sehested

Science 20 May 2016: Vol. 352, Issue 6288, pp. 969-974
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf0718     

 

CINF

Tuning the activity of Pt alloy electrocatalysts by means of the lanthanide contraction

María Escudero-Escribano, Paolo Malacrida, Martin H. Hansen, Ulrik G. Vej-Hansen, Amado Velázquez-Palenzuela, Vladimir Tripkovic, Jakob Schiøtz, Jan Rossmeisl, Ifan E. L. Stephens, Ib Chorkendorff

Science 01 Apr 2016: Vol. 352, Issue 6281, pp. 73-76
DOI: 10.1126/science.aad8892

CINF

Acetaldehyde as an Intermediate in the Electroreduction of Carbon Monoxide to Ethanol on Oxide-Derived Copper

Erlend Bertheussen, Dr. Arnau Verdaguer-Casadevall, Dr. Davide Ravasio, Dr. Joseph H. Montoya, Daniel B. Trimarco, Claudie Roy, Dr. Sebastian Meier, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Wendland, Prof. Dr. Jens K. Nørskov, Prof. Dr. Ifan E. L. Stephens, Prof. Dr. Ib Chorkendorff

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 1450 DOI: 10.1002/anie.201508851

2015
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Scalability and feasibility of photo electrochemical H2 evolution: the ultimate limit of Pt nanoparticle as an HER catalyst

E. Kemppainen, A. Bodin, B. Sebok, T. Pedersen, B. Seger, B. Mei, D. Bae, P. C. K. Vesborg, J. Halme, O. Hansen, P. D. Lunda and I. Chorkendorff

Energy Environ. Sci., 2015, 8, 2991 DOI: 10.1039/c5ee02188j 

2015-11

 

Intermetallic GaPd2 Nanoparticles on SiO2 for Low-Pressure CO2 Hydrogenation to Methanol: Catalytic Performance and In Situ Characterization

Elisabetta M. Fiordaliso, Irek Sharafutdinov, Hudson W. P. Carvalho, Jan-D. Grunwaldt∥, Thomas W. Hansen, Ib Chorkendorff, Jakob B. Wagner, and Christian D. Damsgaard

ACS Catal., 2015, 5 (10), pp 5827–5836 DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.5b01271 

 2015-09

Toward an Active and Stable Catalyst for Oxygen Evolution in Acidic Media: Ti-Stabilized MnO2

Rasmus Frydendal, Elisa A. Paoli, Ib Chorkendorff, Jan Rossmeisl, Ifan E. L. Stephens

DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201500991

2015-08

Fast and sensitive method for detecting volatile species in liquids

Daniel B. Trimarco, Thomas Pedersen, Ole Hansen, Ib Chorkendorff and Peter C. K. Vesborg

Rev. Sci. Instrum. 86, 075006 (2015) doi: 10.1063/1.4923453 3

2015-07

Recent Development in Hydrogen Evolution Reaction Catalysts and Their Practical Implementation            

Peter C. K. Vesborg, Brian Seger, and Ib Chorkendorff

JJ. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2015, 6 (6), pp 951–957 doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.5b00306                    

2016-01
 

Probing the Active Surface Sites for CO Reduction on Oxide-Derived Copper Electrocatalysts

Arnau Verduager-Casadevall, Christina W. Li, Tobias P. Johansson, Soren B. Scott, Joseph T. MacKeown, Mukul Kumar, Ifan E. K. Stephens, Matthew W. Kanan, and Ib Chorkendorff

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137 (31), pp 9808-9811 doi:10.1021/jacs.5b0622
 

Benchmarking the Stability of Oxygen Evolution Reaction Catalysts: The Importance of Monitoring Mass Losses

Frydendal, R., Paoli, E. A., Knudsen, B. P., Wickman, B., Malacrida, P., Stephens, I. E. L. and Chorkendorff

CHEMELECTROCHEM, 1: 2075–2081. doi:10.1002/celc.201402262

       

Back-Illuminated Si Photocathode: a combined experimental and theoretical study for photocatalytic hydrogen evolution

D. Bae, T. Pedersen, B. Seger, M. Malizia, A. Kuznetsov, O. Hansen, I. Chorkendorff and P.C.K. Vesborg

Energy Environ. Sci., 2015, 8, 650-660

2014
        Protection of p+n Si Photoanodes by Sputter-Deposited Ir/IrOx Thin Films 

B. Mei, B. Seger, M. Malizia, O. Hansen, I. Chorkendorff, and P.C.K. Vesborg 

JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LETTERS 2014, 5 (11), Pages 1948-1952
 Iron-treated NiO as a Highly Transparent p-type Protection Layer for Efficient Si-based Photoanodes Iron-Treated NiO as a Highly Transparent p-Type Protection Layer for Efficient Si-Based Photoanodes

B. Mei, A.A. Permyakova, R. Frydendal, D. Bae, T. Pedersen, P. Malacrida, O. Hansen, I.E.L. Stephens, P.C.K. Vesborg, B. Seger, and I. Chorkendorff

JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LETTERS 2014, 5 (20), Pages 3456–3461
 Mass-selected nanoparticles of PtxY as model catalysts for oxygen electroreduction Mass-selected nanoparticles of PtxY as model catalysts for oxygen electroreduction

Patricia Hernandez-Fernandez, Federico Masini, David N. McCarthy, Christian E. Strebel, Daniel Friebel, Davide Deiana, Paolo Malacrida, Anders Nierhoff, Anders Bodin, Anna M. Wise, Jane H. Nielsen, Thomas W. Hansen, Anders Nilsson, Ifan E. L. Stephens, and Ib Chorkendorff

NATURE CHEMISTRY, Volume 6 (2014), Pages 732–738
 Quantification of Zinc Atoms in a Surface Alloy on Copper in an Industrial-Type Methanol Synthesis Catalyst Quantification of Zinc Atoms in a Surface Alloy on Copper in an Industrial-Type Methanol Synthesis Catalyst

Sebastian Kuld, Christian Conradsen, Poul Georg Moses, Ib Chorkendorff, and Jens Sehested

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE - INTERNATIONAL EDITION, Volume 53, Issue 23 (2014), Pages 5941-5945
2-Photon tandem device for water splitting: comparing photocathode first versus photoanode first designs

2-Photon tandem device for water splitting: comparing photocathode first versus photoanode first designs

Brian Seger, Ivano E. Castelli, Peter C. K. Vesborg, Karsten W. Jacobsen, Ole Hansen and Ib Chorkendorff

ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, Volume 7 (2014), Pages 2397-2413

The measured activity and selectivity towards methanol synthesis as a function of temperature for the studied catalysts

Discovery of a Ni-Ga catalyst for CO2 reduction to methanol

Felix Studt, Irek Sharafutdinov, Frank Abild-Pedersen, Christian F. Elkjær, Jens S. Hummelshøj, Søren Dahl, Ib Chorkendorff & Jens K. Nørskov

NATURE CHEMISTRY, Volume 6 (2014), Pages 320–324

Formation of a p–n heterojunction on GaP photocathodes for H2 production providing an open-circuit voltage of 710 mV

Formation of a p–n heterojunction on GaP photocathodes for H2 production providing an open-circuit voltage of 710 mV

Mauro Malizia, Brian Seger, Ib Chorkendorff and Peter C. K. Vesborg

JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, Volume 2 (2014), Pages 6847-6853

Trends in the Electrochemical Synthesis of H2O2: Enhancing Activity and Selectivity by Electrocatalytic Site Engineering

Trends in the Electrochemical Synthesis of H2O2: Enhancing Activity and Selectivity by Electrocatalytic Site Engineering

Arnau Verdaguer-Casadevall, Davide Deiana, Mohammadreza Karamad, Samira Siahrostami, Paolo Malacrida, Thomas W. Hansen, Jan Rossmeisl, Ib Chorkendorff and Ifan E. L. Stephens

NANO LETTERS, Volume 14, Issue 3 (2014), Pages 1603–1608

2013
Representation of the PtHg4(110) surface

Enabling direct H2O2 production through rational electrocatalyst design

Siahrostami, S; Verdaguer-Casadevall, A; Karamad, M; Deiana, D; Malacrida, P; Wickman, B; Escudero-Escribano, M; Paoli, EA; Frydendal, R; Hansen, TW; Chorkendorff, I; Stephens, IEL and Rossmeisl, J

NATURE MATERIALS, Volume 12 (2013), Pages 1137–1143

Methanation on mass selected Ru nanoparticles Methanation on mass-selected Ru nanoparticles on a planar SiO2 model support: The importance of under-coordinated sites

Masini, F; Strebel, CE; McCarthy, DN; Nierhoff, AUF; Kehres, J; Fiordaliso, EM; Nielsen, JH and Chorkendorff, I

JOURNAL OF CATALYSIS, Volume 308 (2013), Pages 282–290
A high-porosity carbon molybdenum sulphide composite with enhanced electrochemical hydrogen evolution and stability A high-porosity carbon molybdenum sulphide composite with enhanced electrochemical hydrogen evolution and stability

Laursen, AB; Vesborg, PCK and Chorkendorff, I

CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, Volume 49, Issue 43 (2013), Pages 4965-4967
Layered Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Junctions for Hydrogen Production Layered Nanojunctions for Hydrogen-Evolution Catalysis

Yidong Hou, Anders B. Laursen, Jinshui Zhang, Guigang Zhang, Yongsheng Zhu, Xinchen Wang, Søren Dahl and Ib Chorkendorff

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE, Volume 52 (2013), Pages 3621-3625
Single full oscillation Self-sustained carbon monoxide oxidation oscillations on size-selected platinum nanoparticles at atmospheric pressure

Robert Jensen, Thomas Andersen, Anders Nierhoff, Thomas Pedersen, Ole Hansen, Søren Dahl and Ib Chorkendorff

PHYS. CHEM. CHEM. PHYS, Volume 15 (2013), Pages 2698-2702
Using TiO2 as a Conductive Protective Layer for Photocathodic H2 Evolution

Using TiO2 as a Conductive Protective Layer for Photocathodic H2 Evolution

Seger, B; Pedersen, T; Laursen, AB; Vesborg, PCK; Hansen, O and Chorkendorff, I

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Volume 135, Issue 3 (2013), Pages 1057-1064

2012
Design of an Active Site towards Optimal Electrocatalysis: Overlayers, Surface Alloys and Near-Surface Alloys of Cu/Pt(111)

Design of an Active Site towards Optimal Electrocatalysis: Overlayers, Surface Alloys and Near-Surface Alloys of Cu/Pt(111)

Bandarenka, AS; Varela, AS; Karamad, M; Calle-Vallejo, F; Bech, L; Perez-Alonso, FJ; Rossmeisl, J; Stephens, IEL and Chorkendorff, I

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE - INTERNATIONAL EDITION, Volume 51, Issue 47 (2012), Pages 11845-11848

Hydrogen Production from a Molybdenum Sulfide Catalyst

Hydrogen Production Using a Molybdenum Sulfide Catalyst on a Titanium-Protected n plus p-Silicon Photocathode

Seger, B; Laursen, AB; Vesborg, PCK; Pedersen, T; Hansen, O; Dahl, S and Chorkendorff, I

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE - INTERNATIONAL EDITION, Volume 51, Issue 36 (2012), Pages 9128-9131

Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Evidence for the Dissociation of Carbon Monoxide on Ruthenium Steps

Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Evidence for the Dissociation of Carbon Monoxide on Ruthenium Steps

Yann Tison, Kenneth Nielsen, Duncan J. Mowbray, Lone Bech, Christian Holse, Federico Calle-Vallejo, Kirsten Andersen, Jens J. Mortensen, Karsten W. Jacobsen and Jane H. Nielsen

JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, Volume 116, Issue 27 (2012), Pages 14350–14359

 cinf-2012-1

Pt5Gd as a Highly Active and Stable Catalyst for Oxygen Electroreduction

María Escudero-Escribano, Arnau Verdaguer-Casadevall, Paolo Malacrida, Ulrik Grønbjerg, Brian P. Knudsen, Anders K. Jepsen, Jan Rossmeisl, Ifan E. L. Stephens, and Ib Chorkendorff.

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2012, 134, 16476–16479.

  Hydrogen Production from a Molybdenum Sulfide Catalyst on Ti-protected n+p -Silicon Photocathode

Brian  Seger***, Anders B. Laursen***, Peter C.K. Vesborg, Thomas Pedersen, Ole Hansen, Søren Dahl, and Ib Chorkendorff*

*** Both authors contributed equally to this work.

Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2012, 51, 9128

  Electron Small Polarons and Their Mobility in Iron (Oxyhydr)oxide Nanoparticles

Jordan E. Katz, Xiaoyi Zhang, Klaus Attenkofer, Karena W. Chapman, Cathrine Frandsen, Piotr Zarzycki, Kevin M. Rosso, Roger W. Falcone, Glenn A. Waychunas, and Benjamin Gilbert.

Science 7 September 2012: 1200-1203.

 2012-7 The effect of size on the oxygen electroreduction activity of mass-selected platinum nanoparticles

Francisco J. Perez-Alonso, David N. McCarthy, Anders Nierhoff, Patricia Hernandez-Fernandez, Christian Strebel, Ifan E. L. Stephens, Jane H. Nielsen and Ib Chorkendorff.

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2012, 51, 4641-4643.

2011

The Sabatier principle illustrated by catalytic H2O decomposition on metal surfaces

Anders B. LaursenIsabela Costinela ManOle L. TrinhammerJan Rossmeisl, and Søren Dahl

J. Chem. Educ.
201188 (12), pp 1711–1715


Gas phase photocatalytic water splitting with Rh2-yCryO3/GaN:ZnO in μ-reactors


Energy Environ. Sci., 2011,4, 2937-2942


The influence of surface defects on the methanation reaction over a Ru single crystal

S.B. Vendelbo, M. Johansson, J.H. Nielsen, and I. Chorkendorff


Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., (2011)

2010
  Site Specificity in Femtosecond Laser Desorption of Neutral H Atoms from Graphite(0001)

R. Frigge, T. Hoger, B. Siemer, H. Witte, M. Silies, H. Zacharias, T. Olsen and J. Schiøtz

Physical Review Letters 104, 256102 (2010)

  Origin of Power Laws for Reactions at Metal Surfaces Mediated by Hot Electrons


Thomas Olsen and Jakob Schiøtz

Phys. Rev. Lett. 
103, 238301

  Controlled Directional Growth of TiO2 Nanotubes

Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2010, 157(5) E69-E74

2009
 

Alloys of platinum and early transition metals as oxygen reduction electrocatalysts

J. Greeley, I. E. L. Stephens, A. S. Bondarenko, T. P. Johansson, H. A. Hansen, T. F. Jaramillo, J. Rossmeisl, I. Chorkendorff and J. K. Nørskov, from CAMD and CINF.

Published in Nature Chemistry 1, 552-556 (2009)

  Hot electrons interacting with molecules.

J. Gavnholt, A. Rubio, T. Olsen, K. S. Thygesen, and J. Schiøtz

Phys. Rev. B. 
79, 195405 (2009).


 

Surface Exchange Reaction Effects on Electrocatalysis of Au-Pt Systems

B. L. Abrams, P. C. K. Vesborg, J. L. Bonde, T. F. Jaramillo, and I. Chorkendorff, 

J. Electrochem. Soc. 
156 (2009), B273-B282.

2008
 

Hydrogen Evolution on supported [Mo3S4]4+ cubane-type electrocatalysts

T. F. Jaramillo, J. Bonde, J.-D. Zhang, B.-L. Ooi, K. Andersson, J. Ulstrup, and I. Chorkendorff

J. Phys. Chem. C 
112 (2008), 17492-17498.

 

Delta self-consistent field method to obtain potential energy surfaces of excited molecules on surfaces

J. Gavnholt, T. Olsen, M. Engelund, and J. Schiøtz.

Phys. Rev. B 
78, 075441 (2008).

 

Structure sensitivity of the methanation reaction: H2 induced CO dissociation on nickel surfaces.

M. P. Andersson, F. Abild-Pedersen, I. Remediakis, T. Bligaard, G. Jones, J. Engbæk, O. Lytken, S. Horch, J. H. Nielsen, J. Sehested, J. R. Rostrup-Nielsen, J. K. Nørskov, and I. Chorkendorff.

 J. Catal. 
255 (2008) 6-19.