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Journal articles

Zhang Q; Tan X; Bedford NM; Han Z; Thomsen L; Smith S; Amal R; Lu X, 2020, 'Direct insights into the role of epoxy groups on cobalt sites for acidic H2O2 production', Nature Communications, vol. 11, pp. 4181,

Daiyan R; Zhu X; Tong Z; Gong L; Razmjou A; Liu RS; Xia Z; Lu X; Dai L; Amal R, 2020, 'Transforming active sites in nickel–nitrogen–carbon catalysts for efficient electrochemical CO2 reduction to CO', Nano Energy, vol. 78, pp. 105213 - 105213,

Tsounis C; Lu X; Bedford NM; Subhash B; Thomsen L; Zhang Q; Ma Z; Ostrikov K; 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,

Daiyan R; Lovell EC; Huang B; Zubair M; Leverett J; Zhang Q; Lim S; Horlyck J; Tang J; Lu X; Kalantar-Zadeh K; Hart JN; Bedford NM; Amal R, 2020, 'Uncovering Atomic-Scale Stability and Reactivity in Engineered Zinc Oxide Electrocatalysts for Controllable Syngas Production', Advanced Energy Materials, vol. 10, pp. 2001381 - 2001381,

Rana M; Kim J; Peng L; Lim H; Kaiser R; Ran L; Luo B; Han Z; Hossain MSA; Lu X; Gentle I; Yamauchi Y; Knibbe R, 2020, 'Impact of Micropores and Dopants to Mitigate Lithium Polysulfides Shuttle over High Surface Area of ZIF-8 Derived Nanoporous Carbons', ACS Applied Energy Materials, vol. 3, pp. 5523 - 5532,

Zhu X; Zhang D; Chen CJ; Zhang Q; Liu RS; Xia Z; Dai L; Amal R; Lu X, 2020, 'Harnessing the interplay of Fe–Ni atom pairs embedded in nitrogen-doped carbon for bifunctional oxygen electrocatalysis', Nano Energy, vol. 71, pp. 104597 - 104597,

Daiyan R; Saputera WH; Masood H; Leverett J; Lu X; Amal R, 2020, 'A Disquisition on the Active Sites of Heterogeneous Catalysts for Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 to Value-Added Chemicals and Fuel', Advanced Energy Materials, vol. 10, pp. 1902106 - 1902106,

Daiyan R; Chen R; Kumar P; Bedford NM; Qu J; Cairney JM; Lu X; Amal R, 2020, 'Tunable Syngas Production through CO2 Electroreduction on Cobalt-Carbon Composite Electrocatalyst', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 12, pp. 9307 - 9315,

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,

Daiyan R; Lu X; Tan X; Zhu X; Chen R; Smith SC; Amal R, 2019, 'Antipoisoning nickel-carbon electrocatalyst for practical electrochemical co2 reduction to CO', ACS Applied Energy Materials, vol. 2, pp. 8002 - 8009,

Daiyan R; Lovell EC; Bedford NM; Saputera WH; Wu KH; Lim S; Horlyck J; Ng YH; Lu X; Amal R, 2019, 'Modulating Activity through Defect Engineering of Tin Oxides for Electrochemical CO2 Reduction', Advanced Science, vol. 6, pp. 1900678 - 1900678,

Suzuki Y; Xie Z; Lu X; Cheng YW; Amal R; Ng YH, 2019, 'Cadmium sulfide Co-catalyst reveals the crystallinity impact of nickel oxide photocathode in photoelectrochemical water splitting', International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 44, pp. 20851 - 20856,

Zhu X; Amal R; Lu X, 2019, 'N,P Co-Coordinated Manganese Atoms in Mesoporous Carbon for Electrochemical Oxygen Reduction', Small, vol. 15, pp. e1804524,

Zhao S; Lu X; Wang L; Gale J; Amal R, 2019, 'Carbon-Based Metal-Free Catalysts for Electrocatalytic Reduction of Nitrogen for Synthesis of Ammonia at Ambient Conditions', Advanced Materials, vol. 31, pp. e1805367,

Daiyan R; Saputera WH; Zhang Q; Lovell E; Lim S; Ng YH; Lu X; Amal R, 2019, '3D Heterostructured Copper Electrode for Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to Alcohols at Low Overpotentials', ADVANCED SUSTAINABLE SYSTEMS, vol. 3,

Zhang Q; Bedford NM; Pan J; Lu X; Amal R, 2019, 'A Fully Reversible Water Electrolyzer Cell Made Up from FeCoNi (Oxy)hydroxide Atomic Layers', Advanced Energy Materials, vol. 9,

Zhu X; Tan X; Wu KH; Chiang CL; Lin YC; Lin YG; Wang DW; Smith S; Lu X; Amal R, 2019, 'N,P co-coordinated Fe species embedded in carbon hollow spheres for oxygen electrocatalysis', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 7, pp. 14732 - 14742,

Zhang Q; Webster RF; Cheong S; Tilley RD; Lu X; Amal R, 2019, 'Ultrathin Fe-N-C Nanosheets Coordinated Fe-Doped CoNi Alloy Nanoparticles for Electrochemical Water Splitting', Particle and Particle Systems Characterization, vol. 36,

Lu X; Tan X; Zhang Q; Daiyan R; Pan J; Chen R; Tahini HA; Wang DW; Smith SC; Amal R, 2019, 'Versatile electrocatalytic processes realized by Ni, Co and Fe alloyed core coordinated carbon shells', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 7, pp. 12154 - 12165,

Sabri M; King HJ; Gummow RJ; Lu X; Zhao C; Oelgemöller M; Chang SLY; Hocking RK, 2018, 'Oxidant or Catalyst for Oxidation? A Study of How Structure and Disorder Change the Selectivity for Direct versus Catalytic Oxidation Mediated by Manganese(III,IV) Oxides', Chemistry of Materials, vol. 30, pp. 8244 - 8256,

Wu H; Li S; Lu X; Toe CY; Chung HY; Tang Y; Lu X; Amal R; Li L; Ng YH, 2018, 'Pulsed Electrodeposition of Co3O4 Nanocrystals on One-Dimensional ZnO Scaffolds for Enhanced Electrochemical Water Oxidation', ChemPlusChem, vol. 83, pp. 934 - 940,

Li S; Li L; Tang Y; Toe CY; Wu H; Chung HY; Amal R; Liu X; Lu X; Ng YH, 2018, 'Pulsed Electrodeposition of Co3O4 Nanocrystals on One-Dimensional ZnO Scaffolds for Enhanced Electrochemical Water Oxidation', CHEMPLUSCHEM, vol. 83, pp. 889 - 889,

Daiyan R; Tan X; Chen R; Saputera WH; Tahini HA; Lovell E; Ng YH; Smith SC; Dai L; Lu X; Amal R, 2018, 'Electroreduction of CO2 to CO on a Mesoporous Carbon Catalyst with Progressively Removed Nitrogen Moieties', ACS Energy Letters, vol. 3, pp. 2292 - 2298,

Lu X; Pan J; Lovell E; Tan TH; Ng YH; Amal R, 2018, 'A sea-change: Manganese doped nickel/nickel oxide electrocatalysts for hydrogen generation from seawater', Energy and Environmental Science, vol. 11, pp. 1898 - 1910,

Daiyan R; Lu X; Saputera WH; Ng YH; Amal R, 2018, 'Highly Selective Reduction of CO2 to Formate at Low Overpotentials Achieved by a Mesoporous Tin Oxide Electrocatalyst', ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, vol. 6, pp. 1670 - 1679,

Daiyan R; Lu X; Ng YH; Amal R, 2017, 'Liquid Hydrocarbon Production from CO2: Recent Development in Metal-Based Electrocatalysis', ChemSusChem, vol. 10, pp. 4342 - 4358,

Lu X; Tan X; Wang DW; Ng YH; Tahini HA; Tan H; Yan W; Smith SC; Amal R, 2017, 'Nitrogen Doped Carbon Nanosheets Coupled Nickel–Carbon Pyramid Arrays Toward Efficient Evolution of Hydrogen', Advanced Sustainable Systems, vol. 1,

Choudhury MH; Ciampi S; Lu X; Kashi MB; Zhao C; Gooding JJ, 2017, 'Spatially confined electrochemical activity at a non-patterned semiconductor electrode', Electrochimica Acta, vol. 242, pp. 240 - 246,

Daiyan R; Lu X; Ng YH; Amal R, 2017, 'Surface engineered tin foil for electrocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide to formate', Catalysis Science and Technology, vol. 7, pp. 2542 - 2550,

Lu X; Tan TH; Ng YH; Amal R, 2016, 'Back Cover: Highly Selective and Stable Reduction of CO2 to CO by a Graphitic Carbon Nitride/Carbon Nanotube Composite Electrocatalyst (Chem. Eur. J. 34/2016)', Chemistry - A European Journal, vol. 22, pp. 12200,

Xiao C; Li Y; Lu X; Zhao C, 2016, 'Bifunctional Porous NiFe/NiCo2O4/Ni Foam Electrodes with Triple Hierarchy and Double Synergies for Efficient Whole Cell Water Splitting', Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 26, pp. 3515 - 3523,

Weremfo A; Lu X; Carter P; Hibbert DB; Zhao C, 2016, 'Modelling an electrochemically roughened porous platinum electrode for water oxidation', Chemical Communications, vol. 52, pp. 4068 - 4071,

Lu X; Tan TH; Ng YH; Amal R, 2016, 'Highly Selective and Stable Reduction of CO2to CO by a Graphitic Carbon Nitride/Carbon Nanotube Composite Electrocatalyst', Chemistry - A European Journal, vol. 22, pp. 11991 - 11996,

Lu X; Chan HM; Sun CL; Tseng CM; Zhao C, 2015, 'Interconnected core-shell carbon nanotube-graphene nanoribbon scaffolds for anchoring cobalt oxides as bifunctional electrocatalysts for oxygen evolution and reduction', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 3, pp. 13371 - 13376,

Lu X; Zhao C, 2015, 'Electrodeposition of hierarchically structured three-dimensional nickel-iron electrodes for efficient oxygen evolution at high current densities', Nature Communications, vol. 6,

Lu X; Yim WL; Suryanto BHR; Zhao C, 2015, 'Electrocatalytic oxygen evolution at surface-oxidized multiwall carbon nanotubes', Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 137, pp. 2901 - 2907,

Gondosiswanto R; Lu X; Zhao C, 2015, 'Preparation of metal-free nitrogen-doped graphene via direct electrochemical exfoliation of graphite in ammonium nitrate', Australian Journal of Chemistry, vol. 68, pp. 830 - 835,

Xiao C; Lu X; Zhao C, 2014, 'A simple and reliable method for determining the delamination degree of nitrate and glycine intercalated LDHs in formamide', Chemical Communications, vol. 50, pp. 10122 - 10125,

Zhao C; Xiao C; Chan HM; Lu X, 2014, 'Decorating semiconductor silver-tetracyanoquinodimethane nanowires with silver nanoparticles from ionic liquids', Australian Journal of Chemistry, vol. 67, pp. 213 - 216,

Lu X; Ng YH; Zhao C, 2014, 'Gold nanoparticles embedded within mesoporous cobalt oxide enhance electrochemical oxygen evolution', ChemSusChem, vol. 7, pp. 82 - 86,

Lu X; Zhao C, 2013, 'Controlled electrochemical intercalation, exfoliation and in situ nitrogen doping of graphite in nitrate-based protic ionic liquids', Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, vol. 15, pp. 20005 - 20009,

Suryanto BHR; Lu X; Chan HM; Zhao C, 2013, 'Controlled electrodeposition of cobalt oxides from protic ionic liquids for electrocatalytic water oxidation', RSC Advances, vol. 3, pp. 20936 - 20942,

Suryanto BHR; Lu X; Zhao C, 2013, 'Layer-by-layer assembly of transparent amorphous Co3O 4 nanoparticles/graphene composite electrodes for sustained oxygen evolution reaction', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 1, pp. 12726 - 12731,

Lu X; Zhao C, 2013, 'Highly efficient and robust oxygen evolution catalysts achieved by anchoring nanocrystalline cobalt oxides onto mildly oxidized multiwalled carbon nanotubes', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 1, pp. 12053 - 12059,

Khan A; Lu X; Aldous L; Zhao C, 2013, 'Oxygen reduction reaction in room temperature protic ionic liquids', Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 117, pp. 18334 - 18342,

Chen Y; Cao Y; Lu X; Zhao C; Yan C; Mu T, 2013, 'Water sorption in protic ionic liquids: Correlation between hygroscopicity and polarity', New Journal of Chemistry, vol. 37, pp. 1959 - 1967,

Gan Q; Lu X; Dong W; Yuan Y; Qian J; Li Y; Shi J; Liu C, 2012, 'Endosomal pH-activatable magnetic nanoparticle-capped mesoporous silica for intracellular controlled release', Journal of Materials Chemistry, vol. 22, pp. 15960 - 15968,

Lu X; Burrell G; Separovic F; Zhao C, 2012, 'Electrochemistry of Room Temperature Protic Ionic Liquids: A Critical Assessment for Use as Electrolytes in Electrochemical Applications', Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 116, pp. 9160 - 9170,

Gan Q; Lu X; Yuan Y; Qian J; Zhou H; Lu X; Shi J; Liu C, 2011, 'A magnetic, reversible pH-responsive nanogated ensemble based on Fe3O4 nanoparticles-capped mesoporous silica', Biomaterials, vol. 32, pp. 1932 - 1942,

Lu X; Sun F; Wang J; Zhong J; Dong Q, 2009, 'A facile route to prepare organic/inorganic hybrid nanomaterials by 'click chemistry'', Macromolecular Rapid Communications, vol. 30, pp. 2116 - 2120,

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