Surface Physics & Catalysis (SurfCat)

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Surface Physics & Catalysis

The main objective of SURFCAT is to investigate the fundamental relation of surfaces reactivity and activity with perspctive of developing new and more efficient catalysts.

 

Trace anodic migration of iridium and titanium ions and subsequent cathodic selectivity degradation in acid electrolysis systems

 

 

Jens-Peter B. Haraldsted, Zsolt Révayb, Rasmus Frydendal, Arnau Verdaguer-Casadevall, Jan Rossmeisl, Jakob Kibsgaard, Ib Chorkendorff

Development of catalysts for electrochemical reactions where the electrode acts as a heterogeneous catalyst – particularly of interest for sustainable energy conversion



Focuses on gaining fundamental understanding of catalysis and catalytic processes and applying the knowledge for exploring novel catalytic materials



The ’Dream-device’: Tandem device performing overall water splitting under sunlight

"Dream device" for water splitting:  A high-bandgap semiconductor and a low-bandgap semiconductor work in conjunction (using both the blue and red light respectively) making a 2-photon tandem unit to efficiently split water into hydrogen and oxygen

Fundamental research in the catalytic behavior of mass-selected nanoparticles – with a special focus on catalyzing sustainable fuel production.

 

 

 

SOLAR2CHEM is hiring

15 Early-Stage Researcher (ESR) 3-year positions

ORGANISATION/COMPANY: NUI Galway

RESEARCHER PROFILE: First Stage Researcher (R1)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 31/12/2019 23:00 - Europe/London

Applications are invited for 15 Early Stage Researcher (ESR) to be funded by the Marie-Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network “SOLAR2CHEM”  within the Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Commission.

Candidates

We are looking for talented and highly motivated early career researchers educated in chemistry, physics, materials science, engineering  or related subjects.

Read more about the openings at euraxess