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Energy and Interfaces

Key Publications

A chemically soldered polyoxometalate single-molecule transistor

Wu, Chuanli, Qiao, Xiaohang, Robertson, Craig M, Higgins, Simon J, Cai, Chenxin, Nichols, Richard J and Vezzoli, Andrea (2020) Angewandte Chemie. 132 (29), 12127-12132 DOI: 10.1002/ange.202002174


Nitric Oxide Releasing Titanium Surfaces for Antimicrobial Bone-Integrating Orthopedic Implants

Li, M., Aveyard, J., Fleming, G., Curran, J. M., McBride, F., Raval, R., & D'Sa, R. A. (2020) ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 12(20), 22433-22443. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c00871


A stable covalent organic framework for photocatalytic carbon dioxide reduction

Fu, Zhiwei, Wang, Xiaoyan, Gardner, Adrian, Wang, Xue, Chong, Samantha Y, Neri, Gaia, Cowan, Alexander J, Liu, Lunjie, Li, Xiaobo, Vogel, Anastasia, Clowes, Rob, Bilton, Matthew, Chen, Linjiang, Sprick, Reiner Sebastian and Cooper, Andrew I (2020). CHEMICAL SCIENCE, 11(2), 543-550. DOI: 10.1039/c9sc03800k


Electrolysis of low-grade and saline surface water

Tong, Wenming, Forster, Mark, Dionigi, Fabio, Dresp, Sören, Sadeghi Erami, Roghayeh, Strasser, Peter, Cowan, Alexander J and Farràs, Pau (2020). Nature Energy. DOI: 10.1038/s41560-020-0550-8


Hydration of a 2D Supramolecular Assembly: Bitartrate on Cu(110)

Lin, C., Darling, G. R., Forster, M., McBride, F., Massey, A., & Hodgson, A. (2020) JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 142(32), 13814-13822. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c04747


Long-lived charged states of single porphyrin-tape junctions under ambient conditions

Leary, Edmund, Kastlunger, Georg, Limburg, Bart, Rincon-Garcia, Laura, Hurtado-Gallego, Juan, Gonzalez, M Teresa, Bollinger, Gabino Rubio, Agrait, Nicolas, Higgins, Simon J, Anderson, Harry L, Stadler, Robert and Nichols, Richard J (2020) Nanoscale Horizons, 6(1), 49-58. DOI: 10.1039/d0nh00415d


Determining plasmonic hot-carrier energy distributions via single-molecule transport measurements

Reddy, Harsha, Wang, Kun, Kudyshev, Zhaxylyk, Zhu, Linxiao, Yan, Shen, Vezzoli, Andrea, Higgins, Simon J, Gavini, Vikram, Boltasseva, Alexandra, Reddy, Pramod, Shalaev, Vladimir M and Meyhofer, Edgar (2020) SCIENCE, 369(6502), 423-426. DOI: 10.1126/science.abb3457


Isomerization of Cyclohexane over Bifunctional Pt-, Au-, and PtAu-Heteropoly Acid Catalysts

Alazman, A., Belic, D., Alotaibi, A., Kozhevnikova, E. F., & Kozhevnikov, I. V. (2019) ACS Catalysis, 9(6), 5063-5073. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.9b00592


Advantages and Limitations of Microwave Reactors: From Chemical Synthesis to the Catalytic Valorization of Biobased Chemicals

Priecel, P., & Lopez-Sanchez, J. A. (2019). Advantages and Limitations of Microwave Reactors: From Chemical Synthesis to the Catalytic Valorization of Biobased Chemicals. ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, 7(1), 3-21. DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b03286


Oxidative desulfurization of model diesel fuel catalyzed by carbon-supported heteropoly acids

Ghubayra, R., Nuttall, C., Hodgkiss, S., Craven, M., Kozhevnikova, E. F., & Kozhevnikov, I. V. (2019) Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 253, 309-316. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2019.04.063


Oxygen reactions on Pt{hkl} in a non-aqueous Na+ electrolyte: site selective stabilisation of a sodium peroxy species

Galloway, T. A., Dong, J. -C., Li, J. -F., Attard, G., & Hardwick, L. J. (2019). Chemical Science, 10(10), 2956-2964. DOI: 10.1039/C8SC05489D


Strain relief during ice growth on a hexagonal template

Gerrard, N., Gattinoni, C., McBride, F., Michaelides, A., & Hodgson, A. (2019) Journal of the American Chemical Society, 141(21), 8599-8607. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b03311


Controlling the preferential motion of chiral molecular walkers on a surface

Abbasi-Perez, David, Sang, Hongqian, Perez-Garcia, Lluisa, Floris, Andrea, Amabilino, David B, Raval, Rasmita, Manuel Recio, J and Kantorovich, Lev (2019) CHEMICAL SCIENCE, 10(23), 5864-5874. DOI: 10.1039/c9sc01135h


Detection of metal-molecule-metal junction formation by surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy

Wattanavichean, N., Gilby, M., Nichols, R. J., & Arnolds, H. (2019) Analytical Chemistry, 91(04), 2644-2651. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.8b03576


Isomerization of Cyclohexane over Bifunctional Pt-, Au-, and PtAu-Heteropoly Acid Catalysts

Alazman, A, Belic, D, Alotaibi, A, Kozhevnikova, EF and Kozhevnikov, IV (2019) ACS Catalysis, 9 (6). 5063 - 5073. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.9b00592


Ice nucleation on a corrugated surface

Lin, C., Corem, G., Godsi, O., Alexandrowicz, G., Darling, G., & Hodgson, A. (2018) Journal of the American Chemical Society, 140(46), 15804-15811. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b08796


A Solution-Processable Polymer Photocatalyst for Hydrogen Evolution from Water

Woods, D. J., Sprick, R. S., Smith, C., Cowan, A. J., & Cooper, A. I. (2017) Advanced Energy Materials, 7(22). DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201700479


Chiral segregation driven by a dynamical response of the adsorption footprint to the local adsorption environment: Bitartrate on Cu(110)

(2017) Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 19(11), 7617-7623. DOI: 10.1039/C7CP00622E


Sensitive Analysis of Protein Adsorption to Colloidal Gold by Differential Centrifugal Sedimentation

Davidson, A. M., Brust, M., Cooper, D. L., & Volk, M. (2017) ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, 89(12), 6807-6814. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b01229


Computational and Experimental Investigation of the Structure of Peptide Monolayers on Gold Nanoparticles

Colangelo, E., Chen, Q., Davidson, A. M., Paramelle, D., Sullivan, M. B., Volk, M., & Levy, R. (2017) Langmuir: the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 33(1), 438-449. DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b04383


Modified Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles with a Dual Synergetic Antibacterial Effect

Michailidis, M, Sorzabal-Bellido, I, Adamidou, E, Diaz-Fernandez, YA, Aveyard, JL, Wengier, R, Grigoriev, DO, Raval, R, Benayahu, Y, D'Sa, R and Shchukin, DG (2017) ACS applied materials & interfaces, 9(44), 38364-38372. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b14642


Environmental impact assessment of wheat straw based alkyl polyglucosides produced using novel chemical approaches

Lokesh, K, West, C, Kuylenstierna, J, Fan, J, Budarin, V, Priecel, P, Lopez-Sanchez, JA and Clark, J (2017) GREEN CHEMISTRY, 19(18), 4380-4395. DOI: 10.1039/c7gc01719g


Modular approach for bimodal antibacterial surfaces combining photo-switchable activity and sustained biocidal release

Pallavicini, P, Bassi, B, Chirico, G, Collini, M, Dacarro, G, Fratini, E, Grisoli, P, Patrini, M, Sironi, L, Taglietti, A, Moritz, M, Sorzabal-Bellido, I, Susarrey Arce, A, Latter, E, Beckett, AJ, Prior, IA, Raval, R and Diaz Fernandez, YA (2017) Nature Scientific Reports, 7, 5259. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-05693-3


Ion Transport across Biological Membranes by Carborane-Capped Gold Nanoparticles

Grzelczak, Marcin P, Danks, Stephen P, Klipp, Robert C, Belic, Domagoj, Zaulet, Adnana, Kunstmann-Olsen, Casper, Bradley, Dan F, Tsukuda, Tatsuya, Viñas, Clara, Teixidor, Francesc, Abramson, Jonathan J and Brust, Mathias (2017) ACS nano, 11(12), 12492-12499. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b06600


Solvent Mediated Control of the Electrochemical Discharge Products of Non-aqueous Sodium Oxygen Electrochemistry

Aldous, I., & Hardwick, L. J. (2016) Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 55(29), 8254-8257. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201601615


Three-dimensional Protonic Conductivity in Porous Organic Cage Solids

Liu, M, Chen, L, Lewis, S, Chong, SY, Little, MA, Hasell, T, Aldous, IM, Brown, CM, Smith, MW, Morrison, CA, Hardwick, LJ and Cooper, AI (2016) Nature Communications, 7. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms12750


Structure and Sodium Ion Dynamics in Sodium Strontium Silicate Investigated by Multinuclear Solid-State NMR

Inglis, K. K., Corley, J. P., Florian, P., Cabana, J., Bayliss, R. D., & Blanc, F. (2016) CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS, 28(11), 3850-3861. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b00941


Highly Stable and Conductive Microcapsules for Enhancement of Joule Heating Performance

Zheng, Z, Jin, J, Xu, GK, Zou, J, Wais, U, Beckett, A, Heil, T, Higgins, S, Guan, L, Wang, Y and Shchukin, D (2016) ACS Nano, 10(4), 4695-4703. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b01104


Singlet Oxygen Generation by Laser Irradiation of Gold Nanoparticles

Chadwick, S. J., Salah, D., Livesey, P. M., Brust, M., & Volk, M. (2016) Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120(19), 10647-10657. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b02005


Visible-Light-Controlled Oxidation of Glucose using Titania-Supported Silver Photocatalysts

Da Via, L., Recchi, C., Davies, T. E., Greeves, N., & Lopez-Sanchez, J. A. (2016) CHEMCATCHEM, 8(22), 3475-3483. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201600775