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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

Yun JH; Mozer AJ; Wagner P; Offier DL; Amal R; Ng YH, 2020, 'Light soaking effect driven in porphyrin dye-sensitized solar cells using 1D TiO2 nanotube photoanodes', Sustainable Materials and Technologies, vol. 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.susmat.2020.e00165

Allioux F-M; Merhebi S; Ghasemian MB; Tang J; Merenda A; Abbasi R; Mayyas M; Daeneke T; O'Mullane AP; Daiyan R; Amal R; Kalantar-Zadeh K, 2020, 'Bi-Sn Catalytic Foam Governed by Nanometallurgy of Liquid Metals.', Nano Lett, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c01170

Ma Z; Tsounis C; Kumar PV; Han Z; Wong RJ; Toe CY; Zhou S; Bedford NM; Thomsen L; Ng YH; Amal R, 2020, 'Enhanced Electrochemical CO2 Reduction of Cu@CuxO Nanoparticles Decorated on 3D Vertical Graphene with Intrinsic sp(3)-type Defect', ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201910118

Chung HY; Wu X; Amal R; Ng YH, 2020, 'Balancing the crystallinity and specific surface area of bismuth tungstate for photocatalytic water oxidation', Molecular Catalysis, vol. 487, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mcat.2020.110887

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

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

Sun J; Deng C; Bi Y; Wu KH; Zhu S; Xie Z; Li C; Amal R; Luo J; Liu T; Wang DW, 2020, 'In Situ Sulfurized Carbon-Confined Cobalt for Long-Life Mg/S Batteries', ACS Applied Energy Materials, vol. 3, pp. 2516 - 2525, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsaem.9b02232

Wu H; Zheng Z; Toe CY; Wen X; Hart JN; Amal R; Ng YH, 2020, 'A pulse electrodeposited amorphous tunnel layer stabilises Cu2O for efficient photoelectrochemical water splitting under visible-light irradiation', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 8, pp. 5638 - 5646, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0ta00629g

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

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

Gunawan C; Faiz MB; Mann R; Ting SRS; Sotiriou GA; Marquis CP; Amal R, 2020, 'Nanosilver Targets the Bacterial Cell Envelope: The Link with Generation of Reactive Oxygen Radicals', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 12, pp. 5557 - 5568, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.9b20193

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

Valentin E; Bottomley AL; Chilambi GS; Harry EJ; Amal R; Sotiriou GA; Rice SA; Gunawan C, 2020, 'Heritable nanosilver resistance in priority pathogen: A unique genetic adaptation and comparison with ionic silver and antibiotics', Nanoscale, vol. 12, pp. 2384 - 2392, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9nr08424j

Allioux FM; Merhebi S; Tang J; Idrus-Saidi SA; Abbasi R; Saborio MG; Ghasemian MB; Han J; Namivandi-Zangeneh R; O'Mullane AP; Koshy P; Daiyan R; Amal R; Boyer C; Kalantar-Zadeh K, 2020, 'Catalytic Metal Foam by Chemical Melting and Sintering of Liquid Metal Nanoparticles', Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201907879

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

Tran-Phu T; Daiyan R; Fusco Z; Ma Z; Amal R; Tricoli A, 2020, 'Nanostructured β-Bi2O3 Fractals on Carbon Fibers for Highly Selective CO2 Electroreduction to Formate', Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 30, pp. 1906478 - 1906478, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201906478

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 Displacement', Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, pp. 119029 - 119029, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2020.119029

Tran-Phu T; Daiyan R; Fusco Z; Ma Z; Rahim LRA; Kiy A; Kluth P; Guo X; Zhu Y; Chen H; Amal R; Tricoli A, 2020, 'Multifunctional nanostructures of Au–Bi2O3 fractals for CO2 reduction and optical sensing', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0ta01723j

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0ta01180k

Masood H; Toe CY; Teoh WY; Sethu V; Amal R, 2019, 'Machine Learning for Accelerated Discovery of Solar Photocatalysts', ACS Catalysis, vol. 9, pp. 11774 - 11787, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acscatal.9b02531

Tang J; Daiyan R; Ghasemian MB; Idrus-Saidi SA; Zavabeti A; Daeneke T; Yang J; Koshy P; Cheong S; Tilley RD; Kaner RB; Amal R; Kalantar-Zadeh K, 2019, 'Advantages of eutectic alloys for creating catalysts in the realm of nanotechnology-enabled metallurgy', Nature Communications, vol. 10, pp. 4645, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-12615-6

Sun J; Lin Y; Sun Z; Zhu S; Amal R; Li F; Wang DW, 2019, 'Highly cross-linked carbon sponge enables room-temperature long-life semi-liquid Na/polysulfide battery', Materials Today Energy, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mtener.2019.100342

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

Wang L; Chen W; Zhang D; Du Y; Amal R; Qiao S; Wu J; Yin Z, 2019, 'Surface strategies for catalytic CO2 reduction: From two-dimensional materials to nanoclusters to single atoms', Chemical Society Reviews, vol. 48, pp. 5310 - 5349, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9cs00163h

Cui Y; Xiao K; Bedford NM; Lu X; Yun J; Amal R; Wang DW, 2019, 'Refilling Nitrogen to Oxygen Vacancies in Ultrafine Tungsten Oxide Clusters for Superior Lithium Storage', Advanced Energy Materials, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aenm.201902148

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

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

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cptc.201900113

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

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

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

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

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

Zhao S; Wang DW; Amal R; Dai L, 2019, 'Carbon-Based Metal-Free Catalysts for Key Reactions Involved in Energy Conversion and Storage', Advanced Materials, vol. 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201801526

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

Tan HL; Du A; Amal R; Ng YH, 2019, 'Decorating platinum on nitrogen-doped graphene sheets: Control of the platinum particle size distribution for improved photocatalytic H2 generation', Chemical Engineering Science, vol. 194, pp. 85 - 93, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ces.2017.12.042

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

Wu KH; Huang X; Tahini H; Kappen P; Huang R; Tan X; Jang LY; Ding Y; Smith SC; Qi W; Gentle IR; Su DS; Amal R; Wang DW, 2019, 'Oxygen Electrocatalysis at Mn III -O x -C Hybrid Heterojunction: An Electronic Synergy or Cooperative Catalysis?', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 11, pp. 706 - 713, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.8b16325

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

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

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

Gunawan C; Lord MS; Lovell E; Wong RJ; Jung MS; Oscar D; Mann R; Amal R, 2019, 'Oxygen-Vacancy Engineering of Cerium-Oxide Nanoparticles for Antioxidant Activity', ACS Omega, vol. 4, pp. 9473 - 9479, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.9b00521

Wu H; Tan HL; Toe CY; Scott J; Wang L; Amal R; Ng YH, 2019, 'Photocatalytic and Photoelectrochemical Systems: Similarities and Differences', Advanced Materials, pp. e1904717, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201904717


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