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Zhou R; Zhou R; Alam D; Zhang T; Li W; Xia Y; Mai-Prochnow A; An H; Lovell EC; Masood H; Amal R; Ostrikov K; Cullen PJ, 2021, 'Plasmacatalytic bubbles using CeO2 for organic pollutant degradation', Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 403,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Xu C; Bo Z; Wu S; Wen Z; Chen J; Luo T; Lee E; Xiong G; Amal R; Wee ATS; Yan J; Cen K; Fisher TS; Ostrikov K, 2020, 'Vertical graphene nano-antennas for solar-to-hydrogen energy conversion', Solar Energy, vol. 208, pp. 379 - 387,

Sun J; Lu X; Wu KH; Hou J; Fang R; Hart JN; Zhu S; Chen V; Amal R; Wang DW, 2020, 'Dynamic single-site polysulfide immobilization in long-range disorder Cu-MOFs', Chemical communications (Cambridge, England), vol. 56, pp. 10074 - 10077,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Yoshino S; Iwase A; Ng YH; Amal R; Kudo A, 2020, 'Z-Schematic Solar Water Splitting Using Fine Particles of H2-Evolving (CuGa)0.5ZnS2Photocatalyst Prepared by a Flux Method with Chloride Salts', ACS Applied Energy Materials, vol. 3, pp. 5684 - 5692,

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-Bi2O3fractals for CO2reduction and optical sensing', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 8, pp. 11233 - 11245,

Allioux FM; 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 Letters, vol. 20, pp. 4403 - 4409,

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 sp3-type Defect', Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 30,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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