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Zhang BW; Zheng T; Wang YX; Du Y; Chu SQ; Xia Z; Amal R; Dou SX; Dai L, 2022, 'Highly efficient and selective electrocatalytic hydrogen peroxide production on Co-O-C active centers on graphene oxide', Communications Chemistry, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s42004-022-00645-z

Zhao Y; Kumar PV; Tan X; Lu X; Zhu X; Jiang J; Pan J; Xi S; Yang HY; Ma Z; Wan T; Chu D; Jiang W; Smith SC; Amal R; Han Z; Lu X, 2022, 'Modulating Pt-O-Pt atomic clusters with isolated cobalt atoms for enhanced hydrogen evolution catalysis', Nature Communications, vol. 13, pp. 2430, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-30155-4

Zhang H; Zhang Q; Guo Z; Liang K; Boyer C; Liu J; Zheng Z; Amal R; Yun SLJ; Gu Z, 2022, 'Disulfiram-loaded metal organic framework for precision cancer treatment via ultrasensitive tumor microenvironment-responsive copper chelation and radical generation', Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol. 615, pp. 517 - 526, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2022.01.187

Xie Z; Tan HL; Wu H; Amal R; Scott J; Ng YH, 2022, 'Facet-dependent spatial charge separation with rational cocatalyst deposition on BiVO4', Materials Today Energy, vol. 26, pp. 100986 - 100986, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mtener.2022.100986

Zhou S; Sun K; Toe CY; Yin J; Huang J; Zeng Y; Zhang D; Chen W; Mohammed OF; Hao X; Amal R, 2022, 'Engineering kesterite based photocathode for photoelectrochemical ammonia synthesis from NOx reduction.', Adv Mater, pp. e2201670, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.202201670

Ma Z; Tsounis C; Toe CY; Kumar PV; Subhash B; Xi S; Yang HY; Zhou S; Lin Z; Wu KH; Wong RJ; Thomsen L; Bedford NM; Lu X; Ng YH; Han Z; Amal R, 2022, 'Reconstructing Cu Nanoparticle Supported on Vertical Graphene Surfaces via Electrochemical Treatment to Tune the Selectivity of CO2Reduction toward Valuable Products', ACS Catalysis, vol. 12, pp. 4792 - 4805, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acscatal.1c05431

Toe CY; Pan J; Scott J; Amal R, 2022, 'Identifying Key Design Criteria for Large-Scale Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation from Engineering and Economic Perspectives', ACS ES&T Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsestengg.2c00030

Leverett J; Yuwono JA; Kumar P; Tran-Phu T; Qu J; Cairney J; Wang X; Simonov AN; Hocking RK; Johannessen B; Dai L; Daiyan R; Amal R, 2022, 'Impurity Tolerance of Unsaturated Ni-N-C Active Sites for Practical Electrochemical CO2 Reduction', ACS Energy Letters, vol. 7, pp. 920 - 928, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsenergylett.1c02711

Tran-Phu T; Daiyan R; Ta XMC; Amal R; Tricoli A, 2022, 'From Stochastic Self-Assembly of Nanoparticles to Nanostructured (Photo)Electrocatalysts for Renewable Power-to-X Applications via Scalable Flame Synthesis', Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202110020

Wang Q; Pfeiffer H; Amal R; O'Hare D, 2022, 'Introduction to CO2capture, utilization and storage (CCUS)', Reaction Chemistry and Engineering, vol. 7, pp. 487 - 489, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d2re90007f

Toe CY; Lamers M; Dittrich T; Tahini HA; Smith SC; Scott J; Amal R; Van De Krol R; Abdi FF; Ng YH, 2022, 'Facet-dependent carrier dynamics of cuprous oxide regulating the photocatalytic hydrogen generation', Materials Advances, vol. 3, pp. 2200 - 2212, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1ma00934f

Saputera WH; Tan TH; Lovell EC; Rawal A; Aguey-Zinsou KF; Friedmann D; Amal R; Scott JA, 2022, 'Modulating catalytic oxygen activation over Pt-TiO2/SiO2 catalysts by defect engineering of a TiO2/SiO2 support', Catalysis Science and Technology, vol. 12, pp. 1049 - 1059, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1cy02037d

Tran-Phu T; Daiyan R; Leverett J; Fusco Z; Tadich A; Di Bernardo I; Kiy A; Truong TN; Zhang Q; Chen H; Kluth P; Amal R; Tricoli A, 2022, 'Understanding the activity and stability of flame-made Co3O4 spinels: A route towards the scalable production of highly performing OER electrocatalysts', Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 429, pp. 132180 - 132180, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2021.132180

Lin Z; Zhang Q; Pan J; Tsounis C; Esmailpour AA; Xi S; Yang HY; Han Z; Yun J; Amal R; Lu X, 2022, 'Atomic Co decorated free-standing graphene electrode assembly for efficient hydrogen peroxide production in acid', Energy and Environmental Science, vol. 15, pp. 1172 - 1182, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1ee02884g

Lovell EC; Scott J; Bedford NM; Tan TH; Cullen PJ; Ostrikov KK; Amal R, 2022, 'Two Steps Back, One Leap Forward: Synergistic Energy Conversion in Plasmonic and Plasma Catalysis', ACS Energy Letters, vol. 7, pp. 300 - 309, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsenergylett.1c02387

Dong ZY; Yang J; Yu L; Daiyan R; Amal R, 2022, 'A green hydrogen credit framework for international green hydrogen trading towards a carbon neutral future', International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 47, pp. 728 - 734, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2021.10.084

Rong C; Shen X; Wang Y; Thomsen L; Zhao T; Li Y; Lu X; Amal R; Zhao C, 2022, 'Electronic Structure Engineering of Single-Atom Ru Sites via Co–N4 Sites for Bifunctional pH-Universal Water Splitting', Advanced Materials, pp. e2110103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.202110103

Esmailpour AA; Horlyck J; Kumar P; Tsounis C; Yun J; Amal R; Scott J, 2022, 'Engineering Multidefects on CexSi1−xO2−δ Nanocomposites for the Catalytic Ozonation Reaction', Small, vol. 18, pp. e2103530, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.202103530

Zhang D; Tsounis C; Ma Z; Djaidiguna D; Bedford NM; Thomsen L; Lu X; Chu D; Amal R; Han Z, 2022, 'Highly Selective Metal-Free Electrochemical Production of Hydrogen Peroxide on Functionalized Vertical Graphene Edges', Small, vol. 18, pp. 2105082 - 2105082, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.202105082

Johnston C; Ali Khan MH; Amal R; Daiyan R; MacGill I, 2022, 'Shipping the sunshine: An open-source model for costing renewable hydrogen transport from Australia', International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2022.04.156

Zhang H; Zhang L; Cao Z; Cheong S; Boyer C; Wang Z; Yun SLJ; Amal R; Gu Z, 2022, 'Two-Dimensional Ultra-Thin Nanosheets with Extraordinarily High Drug Loading and Long Blood Circulation for Cancer Therapy', Small, pp. e2200299, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.202200299

Chai M; Razavi Bazaz S; Daiyan R; Razmjou A; Ebrahimi Warkiani M; Amal R; Chen V, 2021, 'Biocatalytic micromixer coated with enzyme-MOF thin film for CO2 conversion to formic acid', Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 426, pp. 130856 - 130856, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2021.130856

Xiao K; Yang T; Liang J; Rawal A; Liu H; Fang R; Amal R; Xu H; Wang DW, 2021, 'Nanofluidic voidless electrode for electrochemical capacitance enhancement in gel electrolyte', Nature Communications, vol. 12, pp. 5515, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-25817-8

Zhang Q; Zhe Ru ZL; Daiyan R; Kumar P; Pan J; Lu X; Amal R, 2021, 'Surface reconstruction enabled efficient hydrogen generation on a cobalt-iron phosphate electrocatalyst in neutral water', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 13, pp. 53798 - 53809, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.1c14588

Gunawan D; Toe CY; Kumar P; Scott J; Amal R, 2021, 'Synergistic Cyanamide Functionalization and Charge-Induced Activation of Nickel/Carbon Nitride for Enhanced Selective Photoreforming of Ethanol', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 13, pp. 49916 - 49926, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.1c14195

Ullah S; Lovell EC; Tan TH; Xie B; Kumar PV; Amal R; Scott J, 2021, 'Photoenhanced CO2 methanation over La2O3 promoted Co/TiO2 catalysts', Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, vol. 294, pp. 120248 - 120248, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2021.120248

Zhao Y; Jiang WJ; Zhang J; Lovell EC; Amal R; Han Z; Lu X, 2021, 'Anchoring Sites Engineering in Single-Atom Catalysts for Highly Efficient Electrochemical Energy Conversion Reactions', Advanced Materials, vol. 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.202102801

Yang R; Mei L; Fan Y; Zhang Q; Zhu R; Amal R; Yin Z; Zeng Z, 2021, 'ZnIn2S4-Based Photocatalysts for Energy and Environmental Applications', Small Methods, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smtd.202100887

Toe CY; Zhou S; Gunawan M; Lu X; Ng YH; Amal R, 2021, 'Recent advances and the design criteria of metal sulfide photocathodes and photoanodes for photoelectrocatalysis', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 9, pp. 20277 - 20319, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1ta05407d

Zhu X; Tan X; Wu K; Haw S; Pao C; Su B; Jiang J; Smith SC; Chen J; Amal R; Lu X, 2021, 'Intrinsic ORR Activity Enhancement of Pt Atomic Sites by Engineering the d ‐Band Center via Local Coordination Tuning', Angewandte Chemie, vol. 133, pp. 22082 - 22088, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ange.202107790

Zhu X; Tan X; Wu KH; Haw SC; Pao CW; Su BJ; Jiang J; Smith SC; Chen JM; Amal R; Lu X, 2021, 'Intrinsic ORR Activity Enhancement of Pt Atomic Sites by Engineering the d-Band Center via Local Coordination Tuning', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, vol. 60, pp. 21911 - 21917, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.202107790

Zhao S; Zhang D; Jiang S; Cui Y; Li H; Dong J; Xie Z; Wang DW; Amal R; Xia Z; Dai L, 2021, 'Carbon-supported layered double hydroxide nanodots for efficient oxygen evolution: Active site identification and activity enhancement', Nano Research, vol. 14, pp. 3329 - 3336, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12274-021-3358-3

Chung HY; Toe CY; Chen W; Wen X; Wong RJ; Amal R; Abdi FF; Ng YH, 2021, 'Manipulating the Fate of Charge Carriers with Tungsten Concentration: Enhancing Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation of Bi2WO6', Small, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.202102023

Foller T; Daiyan R; Jin X; Leverett J; Kim H; Webster R; Yap JE; Wen X; Rawal A; DeSilva KKH; Yoshimura M; Bustamante H; Chang SLY; Kumar P; You Y; Lee GH; Amal R; Joshi R, 2021, 'Enhanced graphitic domains of unreduced graphene oxide and the interplay of hydration behaviour and catalytic activity', Materials Today, http://arxiv.org/abs/2007.00860v5

Jantarang S; Lovell EC; Tan TH; Xie B; Scott J; Amal R, 2021, 'Altering the influence of ceria oxygen vacancies in Ni/CexSiy O2for photothermal CO2methanation', Catalysis Science and Technology, vol. 11, pp. 5297 - 5309, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1cy00136a

Srivastava P; Gunawan C; Soeriyadi A; Amal R; Hoehn K; Marquis C, 2021, 'In vitrocoronal protein signatures and biological impact of silver nanoparticles synthesized with different natural polymers as capping agents', Nanoscale Advances, vol. 3, pp. 4424 - 4439, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0na01013h

Zhou S; Sun K; Huang J; Lu X; Xie B; Zhang D; Hart JN; Toe CY; Hao X; Amal R, 2021, 'Accelerating Electron-Transfer and Tuning Product Selectivity Through Surficial Vacancy Engineering on CZTS/CdS for Photoelectrochemical CO2 Reduction', Small, vol. 17, pp. e2100496, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.202100496

Xie B; Lovell E; Tan TH; Jantarang S; Yu M; Scott J; Amal R, 2021, 'Emerging material engineering strategies for amplifying photothermal heterogeneous CO2 catalysis', Journal of Energy Chemistry, vol. 59, pp. 108 - 125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jechem.2020.11.005

Jantarang S; Ligori S; Horlyck J; Lovell EC; Tan TH; Xie B; Amal R; Scott J, 2021, 'Plasma-induced catalyst support defects for the photothermal methanation of carbon dioxide', Materials, vol. 14, pp. 4195 - 4195, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma14154195

Leverett J; Daiyan R; Gong L; Iputera K; Tong Z; Qu J; Ma Z; Zhang Q; Cheong S; Cairney J; Liu RS; Lu X; Xia Z; Dai L; Amal R, 2021, 'Designing Undercoordinated Ni-Nxand Fe-Nxon Holey Graphene for Electrochemical CO2Conversion to Syngas', ACS Nano, vol. 15, pp. 12006 - 12018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.1c03293

Lou SN; Choon Heng See M; Lim S; Sharma N; Scott J; Wang D; Amal R; Hau Ng Y, 2021, 'Cover Feature: Oxygen Nucleation of MoS 2 Nanosheet Thin Film Supercapacitor Electrodes for Enhanced Electrochemical Energy Storage (ChemSusChem 14/2021)', ChemSusChem, vol. 14, pp. 2783 - 2783, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cssc.202101258

Nee Lou S; Choon Heng See M; Lim S; Sharma N; Scott J; Wang DW; Amal R; Hau Ng Y, 2021, 'Oxygen Nucleation of MoS2 Nanosheet Thin Film Supercapacitor Electrodes for Enhanced Electrochemical Energy Storage', ChemSusChem, vol. 14, pp. 2882 - 2891, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cssc.202100941

Gurieff N; Moghtaderi B; Daiyan R; Amal R, 2021, 'Gas transition: Renewable hydrogen’s future in eastern Australia’s energy networks', Energies, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en14133968

Ali Khan MH; Daiyan R; Neal P; Haque N; MacGill I; Amal R, 2021, 'A framework for assessing economics of blue hydrogen production from steam methane reforming using carbon capture storage & utilisation', International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 46, pp. 22685 - 22706, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2021.04.104

Ali Khan MH; Daiyan R; Han Z; Hablutzel M; Haque N; Amal R; MacGill I, 2021, 'Designing optimal integrated electricity supply configurations for renewable hydrogen generation in Australia', iScience, vol. 24, pp. 102539 - 102539, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2021.102539

Jalili AR; Satalov A; Nazari S; Rahmat Suryanto BH; Sun J; Ghasemian MB; Mayyas M; Kandjani AE; Sabri YM; Mayes E; Bhargava SK; Araki J; Zakri C; Poulin P; Esrafilzadeh D; Amal R, 2021, 'Liquid Crystal-Mediated 3D Printing Process to Fabricate Nano-Ordered Layered Structures', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 13, pp. 28627 - 28638, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.1c05025

Deng C; Wu KH; Lu X; Cheong S; Tilley RD; Chiang CL; Lin YC; Lin YG; Yan W; Scott J; Amal R; Wang DW, 2021, 'Ligand-Promoted Cooperative Electrochemical Oxidation of Bio-Alcohol on Distorted Cobalt Hydroxides for Bio-Hydrogen Extraction', ChemSusChem, vol. 14, pp. 2612 - 2620, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cssc.202100722

Daiyan R; Tran-Phu T; Kumar P; Iputera K; Tong Z; Leverett J; Khan MHA; Asghar Esmailpour A; Jalili A; Lim M; Tricoli A; Liu RS; Lu X; Lovell E; Amal R, 2021, 'Nitrate reduction to ammonium: From CuO defect engineering to waste NOx-to-NH3 economic feasibility', Energy and Environmental Science, vol. 14, pp. 3588 - 3598, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1ee00594d

Tran-Phu T; Fusco Z; Di Bernardo I; Lipton-Duffin J; Toe CY; Daiyan R; Gengenbach T; Lin CH; Bo R; Nguyen HT; Barca GMJ; Wu T; Chen H; Amal R; Tricoli A, 2021, 'Understanding the Role of Vanadium Vacancies in BiVO4for Efficient Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation', Chemistry of Materials, vol. 33, pp. 3553 - 3565, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.0c04866

Xie B; Kumar P; Tan TH; Esmailpour AA; Aguey-Zinsou KF; Scott J; Amal R, 2021, 'Doping-mediated metal−support interaction promotion toward light-assisted methanol production over Cu/ZnO/Al2O3', ACS Catalysis, vol. 11, pp. 5818 - 5828, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acscatal.1c00332


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