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Xie B; Wong RJ; Tan TH; Higham M; Gibson EK; Decarolis D; Callison J; Aguey-Zinsou KF; Bowker M; Catlow CRA; Scott J; Amal R, 2020, 'Synergistic ultraviolet and visible light photo-activation enables intensified low-temperature methanol synthesis over copper/zinc oxide/alumina', Nature Communications, vol. 11, pp. 1615, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-15445-z

Wang Y; Arandiyan H; Bartlett SA; Trunschke A; Sun H; Scott J; Lee AF; Wilson K; Maschmeyer T; Schlögl R; Amal R, 2020, 'Inducing synergy in bimetallic RhNi catalysts for CO2 methanation by galvanic replacement', Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, vol. 277, pp. 119029 - 119029, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2020.119029

Gao W; Liang S; Wang R; Jiang Q; Zhang Y; Zheng Q; Xie B; Toe CY; Zhu X; Wang J; Huang L; Gao Y; Wang Z; Jo C; Wang Q; Wang L; Liu Y; Louis B; Scott J; Roger A-C; Amal R; He H; Park S-E, 2020, 'Industrial carbon dioxide capture and utilization: state of the art and future challenges.', Chem Soc Rev, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0cs00025f

Tsounis C; Lu X; Bedford NM; Subhash B; Thomsen L; Zhang Q; Ma Z; Ostrikov KK; Bendavid A; Scott JA; Amal R; Han Z, 2020, 'Valence Alignment of Mixed Ni-Fe Hydroxide Electrocatalysts through Preferential Templating on Graphene Edges for Enhanced Oxygen Evolution', ACS nano, vol. 14, pp. 11327 - 11340, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.0c03380

Wu X; Toe CY; Su C; Ng YH; Amal R; Scott J, 2020, 'Preparation of Bi-based photocatalysts in the form of powdered particles and thin films: A review', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 8, pp. 15302 - 15318, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0ta01180k

Lu X; Hart JN; Yao Y; Toe CY; Scott J; Ng YH, 2020, 'Cu2O photocatalyst: Activity enhancement driven by concave surface', Materials Today Energy, vol. 16, pp. 100422 - 100422, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mtener.2020.100422

Wu H; Tan HL; Toe CY; Scott J; Wang L; Amal R; Ng YH, 2020, 'Photocatalytic and Photoelectrochemical Systems: Similarities and Differences', Advanced Materials, vol. 32, pp. e1904717, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201904717

Ullah S; Lovell EC; Wong RJ; Tan TH; Scott J; Amal R, 2020, 'Light-Enhanced CO2 Reduction to CH4 using Nonprecious Transition-Metal Catalysts', ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, vol. 8, pp. 5056 - 5066, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b06823

Tsounis C; Wang Y; Arandiyan H; Wong RJ; Toe CY; Amal R; Scott J, 2020, 'Tuning the Selectivity of LaNiO3 Perovskites for CO2 hydrogenation through potassium substitution', Catalysts, vol. 10, pp. 409 - 409, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/catal10040409

S. Mofarah S; Adabifiroozjaei E; Wang Y; Arandiyan H; Pardehkhorram R; Yao Y; Assadi MHN; Mehmood R; Chen WF; Tsounis C; Scott J; Lim S; Webster R; Zhong V; Xu Y; Koshy P; Sorrell CC, 2020, 'Assembly of cerium-based coordination polymer into variant polycrystalline 2D-3D CeO2-x nanostructures', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 8, pp. 4753 - 4763, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9ta11961b

Wu S; Mo J; Zeng Y; Wang Y; Rawal A; Scott J; Su Z; Ren W; Chen S; Wang K; Chen W; Zhang Y; Zhao C; Chen X, 2020, 'Shock Exfoliation of Graphene Fluoride in Microwave', Small, vol. 16, pp. e1903397, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.201903397

Wei Y; Horlyck J; Song M; Scott J; Amal R; Cao Q, 2020, 'Inducing Ni phyllosilicate formation over a carbon fiber support as a catalyst for the CO2 reforming of methane', Applied Catalysis A: General, vol. 592, pp. 117418 - 117418, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apcata.2020.117418

Lu X; Toe CY; Ji F; Chen W; Wen X; Wong RJ; Seidel J; Scott J; Hart JN; Ng YH, 2020, 'Light-Induced Formation of MoO xS y Clusters on CdS Nanorods as Cocatalyst for Enhanced Hydrogen Evolution', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 12, pp. 8324 - 8332, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.9b21810

Ahmad F; Lovell EC; Masood H; Cullen PJ; Ostrikov KK; Scott JA; Amal R, 2020, 'Low-Temperature CO2 Methanation: Synergistic Effects in Plasma-Ni Hybrid Catalytic System', ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, vol. 8, pp. 1888 - 1898, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b06180

García-García I; Lovell EC; Wong RJ; Barrio VL; Scott J; Cambra JF; Amal R, 2020, 'Silver-Based Plasmonic Catalysts for Carbon Dioxide Reduction', ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, vol. 8, pp. 1879 - 1887, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b06146

Lovell EC; Lu X; Zhang Q; Scott J; Amal R, 2020, 'From passivation to activation-tunable nickel/nickel oxide for hydrogen evolution electrocatalysis', Chemical Communications, vol. 56, pp. 1709 - 1712, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9cc07486d

Mofarah SS; Adabifiroozjaei E; Pardehkhorram R; Assadi MHN; Hinterstein M; Yao Y; Liu X; Ghasemian MB; Kalantar-Zadeh K; Mehmood R; Cazorla C; Shahmiri R; Bahmanrokh G; Bhattacharyya S; Spadaro MC; Arbiol J; Lim S; Xu Y; Arandiyan H; Scott J; Koshy P; Sorrell CC, 2019, 'Coordination Polymer to Atomically Thin, Holey, Metal-Oxide Nanosheets for Tuning Band Alignment', Advanced Materials, vol. 31, pp. 1905288 - 1905288, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201905288

Wu X; Ng YH; Saputera WH; Wen X; Du Y; Dou SX; Amal R; Scott J, 2019, 'The Dependence of Bi2MoO6 Photocatalytic Water Oxidation Capability on Crystal Facet Engineering', ChemPhotoChem, vol. 3, pp. 1246 - 1253, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cptc.201900113

Toe CY; Scott J; Amal R; Ng YH, 2019, 'Recent advances in suppressing the photocorrosion of cuprous oxide for photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical energy conversion', Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology C: Photochemistry Reviews, vol. 40, pp. 191 - 211, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochemrev.2018.10.001

Saputera WH; Tahini HA; Lovell EC; Tan TH; Rawal A; Aguey-Zinsou KF; Friedmann D; Smith SC; Amal R; Scott J, 2019, 'Cooperative defect-enriched SiO2 for oxygen activation and organic dehydrogenation', Journal of Catalysis, vol. 376, pp. 168 - 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcat.2019.07.006

Lovell EC; Großman H; Horlyck J; Scott J; Mädler L; Amal R, 2019, 'Asymmetrical Double Flame Spray Pyrolysis-Designed SiO2/Ce0.7Zr0.3O2 for the Dry Reforming of Methane', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 11, pp. 25766 - 25777, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.9b02572

Xie Z; Tan HL; Wen X; Suzuki Y; Iwase A; Kudo A; Amal R; Scott J; Ng YH, 2019, 'The Importance of the Interfacial Contact: Is Reduced Graphene Oxide Always an Enhancer in Photo(Electro)Catalytic Water Oxidation?', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 11, pp. 23125 - 23134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.9b03624

Kumar R; Strezov V; Lovell E; Kan T; Weldekidan H; He J; Jahan S; Dastjerdi B; Scott J, 2019, 'Enhanced bio-oil deoxygenation activity by Cu/zeolite and Ni/zeolite catalysts in combined in-situ and ex-situ biomass pyrolysis', Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, vol. 140, pp. 148 - 160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaap.2019.03.008

Kumar R; Strezov V; Lovell E; Kan T; Weldekidan H; He J; Dastjerdi B; Scott J, 2019, 'Bio-oil upgrading with catalytic pyrolysis of biomass using Copper/zeolite-Nickel/zeolite and Copper-Nickel/zeolite catalysts', Bioresource Technology, vol. 279, pp. 404 - 409, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2019.01.067

Deng C; Wu KH; Scott J; Zhu S; Zheng X; Amal R; Wang DW, 2019, 'Spherical Murray-Type Assembly of Co-N-C Nanoparticles as a High-Performance Trifunctional Electrocatalyst', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 11, pp. 9925 - 9933, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.8b20565

Hjerrild NE; Crisostomo F; Chin RL; Scott JA; Amal R; Taylor RA, 2019, 'Experimental Results for Tailored Spectrum Splitting Metallic Nanofluids for c-Si, GaAs, and Ge Solar Cells', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 9, pp. 385 - 390, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2018.2883626

Wang L; Lv D; Dong F; Wu X; Cheng N; Scott J; Xu X; Hao W; Du Y, 2019, 'Boosting Visible-Light-Driven Photo-oxidation of BiOCl by Promoted Charge Separation via Vacancy Engineering', ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, vol. 7, pp. 3010 - 3017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b04454

Stanley JNG; García-García I; Perfrement T; Lovell EC; Schmidt TW; Scott J; Amal R, 2019, 'Plasmonic effects on CO2 reduction over bimetallic Ni-Au catalysts', Chemical Engineering Science, vol. 194, pp. 94 - 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ces.2018.04.003

Horlyck J; Sara M; Lovell EC; Amal R; Scott J, 2019, 'Effect of Metal-Support Interactions in Mixed Co/Al Catalysts for Dry Reforming of Methane', ChemCatChem, vol. 11, pp. 3432 - 3440, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cctc.201900638

Saputera WH; Tahini HA; Sabsabi M; Tan TH; Bedford NM; Lovell E; Cui Y; Hart JN; Friedmann D; Smith SC; Amal R; Scott J, 2019, 'Light-Induced Synergistic Multidefect Sites on TiO 2 /SiO 2 Composites for Catalytic Dehydrogenation', ACS Catalysis, vol. 9, pp. 2674 - 2684, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acscatal.8b04891

Horlyck J; Nashira A; Lovell E; Daiyan R; Bedford N; Wei Y; Amal R; Scott J, 2019, 'Plasma treating mixed metal oxides to improve oxidative performance via defect generation', Materials, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma12172756

Esmailpour AA; Moradi S; Yun J; Scott J; Amal R, 2019, 'Promoting surface oxygen vacancies on ceria via light pretreatment to enhance catalytic ozonation', Catalysis Science and Technology, vol. 9, pp. 5979 - 5990, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9cy01450k

Zhou L; Zhang S; Li Z; Scott J; Zhang Z; Liu R; Yun J, 2019, 'Selective oxidation of methacrolein to methacrylic acid over H4PMo11VO40/C3N4-SBA-15', RSC Advances, vol. 9, pp. 34065 - 34075, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9ra06021a

Deng C; Wu KH; Scott J; Zhu S; Amal R; Wang DW, 2019, 'Ternary MnO/CoMn alloy@N-doped graphitic composites derived from a bi-metallic pigment as bi-functional electrocatalysts', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 7, pp. 20649 - 20657, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9ta08016c

Horlyck J; Pokhrel S; Lovell E; Bedford NM; Mädler L; Amal R; Scott J, 2019, 'Unifying double flame spray pyrolysis with lanthanum doping to restrict cobalt-aluminate formation in Co/Al2O3 catalysts for the dry reforming of methane', Catalysis Science and Technology, vol. 9, pp. 4970 - 4980, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9cy01293a

Wang Y; Arandiyan H; Scott J; Aguey-Zinsou KF; Amal R, 2018, 'Single Atom and Nanoclustered Pt Catalysts for Selective CO2 Reduction', ACS Applied Energy Materials, vol. 1, pp. 6781 - 6789, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsaem.8b00817

Wu X; Ng YH; Wen X; Chung HY; Wong RJ; Du Y; Dou SX; Amal R; Scott J, 2018, 'Construction of a Bi2MoO6:Bi2Mo3O12 heterojunction for efficient photocatalytic oxygen evolution', Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 353, pp. 636 - 644, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2018.07.149

Luong VT; Amal R; Scott JA; Ehrenberger S; Tran T, 2018, 'A comparison of carbon footprints of magnesium oxide and magnesium hydroxide produced from conventional processes', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 202, pp. 1035 - 1044, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.08.225

Horlyck J; Lawrey C; Lovell EC; Amal R; Scott J, 2018, 'Elucidating the impact of Ni and Co loading on the selectivity of bimetallic NiCo catalysts for dry reforming of methane', Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 352, pp. 572 - 580, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2018.07.009

Horlyck J; Lewis S; Amal R; Scott J, 2018, 'The Impact of La Doping on Dry Reforming Ni-Based Catalysts Loaded on FSP-Alumina', Topics in Catalysis, vol. 61, pp. 1842 - 1855, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11244-018-1015-1

Toe CY; Zheng Z; Wu H; Scott J; Amal R; Ng YH, 2018, 'Photocorrosion of Cuprous Oxide in Hydrogen Production: Rationalising Self-Oxidation or Self-Reduction', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, vol. 57, pp. 13613 - 13617, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.201807647

Lou SN; Amal R; Scott J; Ng YH, 2018, 'Concentration-Mediated Band Gap Reduction of Bi2MoO6 Photoanodes Prepared by Bi3+ Cation Insertions into Anodized MoO3 Thin Films: Structural, Optical, and Photoelectrochemical Properties', ACS Applied Energy Materials, vol. 1, pp. 3955 - 3964, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsaem.8b00675

Tan TH; Wong RJ; Scott J; Ng YH; Taylor RA; Aguey-Zinsou KF; Amal R, 2018, 'Multipronged Validation of Oxalate C-C Bond Cleavage Driven by Au-TiO2 Interfacial Charge Transfer Using Operando DRIFTS', ACS Catalysis, vol. 8, pp. 7158 - 7163, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acscatal.8b01903

Toe CY; Zheng Z; Wu H; Scott J; Amal R; Ng YH, 2018, 'Transformation of Cuprous Oxide into Hollow Copper Sulfide Cubes for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation', Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 122, pp. 14072 - 14081, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b01169

Wei R; Yang H; Scott JA; Aguey-Zinsou KF; Zhang D, 2018, '2D versus 3D MFI zeolite: The effect of Si/Al ratio on the accessibility of acid sites and catalytic performance', Materials Today Chemistry, vol. 8, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mtchem.2018.01.002

Wei R; Yang H; Scott JA; Aguey-Zinsou KF; Zhang D, 2018, 'Synthesis of 2D MFI zeolites in the form of self-interlocked nanosheet stacks with tuneable structural and chemical properties for catalysis', Applied Materials Today, vol. 11, pp. 22 - 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apmt.2018.01.007

Arandiyan H; Wang Y; Scott J; Mesgari S; Dai H; Amal R, 2018, 'In Situ Exsolution of Bimetallic Rh-Ni Nanoalloys: A Highly Efficient Catalyst for CO2 Methanation', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 10, pp. 16352 - 16357, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.8b00889

Hjerrild NE; Scott JA; Amal R; Taylor RA, 2018, 'Exploring the effects of heat and UV exposure on glycerol-based Ag-SiO2 nanofluids for PV/T applications', Renewable Energy, vol. 120, pp. 266 - 274, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2017.12.073

Saputera WH; Scott JA; Friedmann D; Amal R, 2018, 'Revealing the key oxidative species generated by Pt-loaded metal oxides under dark and light conditions', Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, vol. 223, pp. 216 - 227, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2017.08.083

Jantarang S; Lovell EC; Tan TH; Scott J; Amal R, 2018, 'Role of support in photothermal carbon dioxide hydrogenation catalysed by Ni/CexTiyO2', Progress in Natural Science: Materials International, vol. 28, pp. 168 - 177, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pnsc.2018.02.004


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