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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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-17782-5

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2020.105213

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.0c03380

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aenm.202001381

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsaem.0c00509

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2020.104597

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aenm.201902106

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.9b21216

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

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsaem.9b01470

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/advs.201900678

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2018.06.088

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.201804524

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201805367

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adsu.201800064

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aenm.201901312

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9ta03011e

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ppsc.201800252

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9ta01723b

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b03661

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cplu.201800218

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cplu.201800477

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsenergylett.8b01409

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c8ee00976g

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b02913

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cssc.201701631

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adsu.201700032

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2017.04.177

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7cy00246g

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chem.201602994

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201505302

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5cc09947a

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chem.201601674

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5ta02967h

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms7616

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja509879r

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/CH14447

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c4cc04922e

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/CH13393

Lu X; Ng YH; Zhao C, 2014, 'Gold nanoparticles embedded within mesoporous cobalt oxide enhance electrochemical oxygen evolution', ChemSusChem, vol. 7, pp. 82 - 86, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cssc.201300975

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c3cp53917b

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c3ra43614d

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c3ta12672b

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c3ta12912h

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp405759j

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c3nj00213f

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2jm32020g

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp304735p

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2010.11.020

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/marc.200900356


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