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2017 Publications

 

Nanosized Magnesium Electrochemically Deposited on a Carbon Nanotubes Suspension: Synthesis and Hydrogen Storage

Shen C., Aguey-Zinsou K.F., Frontiers Energy Research, 5, 27.

 

Synthesis of LiAlH4 nanoparticles leading to a single hydrogen release step upon Ti coating

Wang L., Aguey-Zinsou K.F., Inorganics, 5 (2), 38

Destabilisation of Ca(BH4)2 and Mg(BH4)2 via confinement in nanoporous Cu2S hollow spheres

Lai, Q., Aguey-Zinsou, K.F. , Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 1, 6, 1207. Hot paper

 

Hot carrier transfer processes in nonstoichiometric titanium hydride

Wang,P., Iles,G., Mole, R.A., Yu, D., Wen, X., Aguey-Zinsou, K.F., Shrestha,S., Conibeer, G. Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 56, 8MA10.

 

Can γ-MgH2 improve the hydrogen storage properties of magnesium?

 Shen C, Aguey-Zinsou K.F., Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5, 8644-8652.

 

Nanoconfined lithium aluminium hydride (LiAlH4) and hydrogen reversibility

Wang, L., Quadir,. Md Z., Aguey-Zinsou, K. F., International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 42 (20), 14144-14153.

Tailoring magnesium based materials for hydrogen storage through synthesis: Current state of the art

Sun Y, Shen C, Lai Q, Liu W, Wang DW, Aguey-Zinsou KF, Energy Storage Materials In press

 

2016 Publications

 

Electrodeposited Magnesium Nanoparticles Linking Particle Size to Activation Energy

Shen C, Aguey-Zinsou K-F, Energies 9 (12), 1073.
 

An alumina-supported Ni-La-based catalyst for producing synthetic natural gas

Rivero-Mendoza DE, Stanley JNG, Scott J, Aguey-Zinsou KF, Catalysts 6 (11), 170.
 

Synthesis of Magnesium Nanofibers by Electroless Reduction and their Hydrogen Interaction Properties

Sun Y, Aguey-Zinsou KF, Particle and Particle Systems Characterization, 34, 1600276.

 

C-C Cleavage by Au/TiO2< during Ethanol Oxidation: Understanding Bandgap Photoexcitation and Plasmonically Mediated Charge Transfer via Quantitative in-situ DRIFTS

Tan TH, Scott J, Ng YH, Taylor RA, Aguey-Zinsou KF, Amal R, ACS Catalysis 6(12):8021-802.
 

Direct and reversible hydrogen storage of lithium hydride (LiH) nanoconfined in high surface area graphite

Wang L, Quadir MZ, Aguey-Zinsou KF, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 41(40):18088-18094.
 

High Performance Au-Pd Supported on 3D Hybrid Strontium-Substituted Lanthanum Manganite Perovskite Catalyst for Methane Combustion

Wang Y, Arandiyan HR, Scott J, Akia, M, Dai, H, Deng, J, Aguey-Zinsou KF, Amal R, ACS Catalysis, 6, 10, 6935.
 

Metal hydrides as hot carrier solar cell absorber

Wang P, Wen X, Shrestha S, Conibeer G, Aguey-Zinsou K, SPIE 9937: 993707-993707-11.
 

Low temperature synthesis of LaNi5 nanoparticles for hydrogen storage

Liu W, Aguey-Zinsou KF, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 41(3):1679.
 

Nanostructured materials for solid-state hydrogen storage Review of the achievement of COST Action MP1103

Nikola Novakovic, Fabrice Leardini, Theodore Steriotis et al., International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41, 32, 14404.

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Production and purification of a soluble hydrogenase from Ralstonia eutropha H16 for potential hydrogen fuel cell applications

Bat-Erdene Judger, Helene Lebhar, Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou, Christopher P. Marquis, MethodsX, 3, 242.

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Selective photo-activation: from single unit monomer insertion reaction to controlled polymer architectures

Xu J., Shanmugam S., Fu C., Aguey-Zinsou K.F., Boyer C., Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 138 (9), 3094.

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Understanding plasmon and bandgap photoexcitation effects on the thermal-catalytic oxidation of ethanol by TiO2 supported gold

Tan T.H., Scott J., Ng Y.H., Taylor R.A., Aguey-Zinsou K.F., Amal R., ACS Catalysis, 6, 1870.

 

2015 Publications

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Synthesis of highly dispersed nanosized LaNi5 on carbon: Revisiting particle size effects on hydrogen storage properties

Lui W., Aguey-Zinsou K.F., Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, In press.

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Ni coated LiH nanoparticles for reversible hydrogen storage

Wang L., Aguey-Zinsou K.F., Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, In press

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Delaminated MoS2 as a structural and functional modifier for MgH2 – better hydrogen desorption kinetics through induced worm-like morphologies

Setijadi E., Li X., Masters A.F., Maschmeyer T., Aguey-Zinsou K.F.,Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 41,5, 3551, 2016

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Hydrogen storage properties of in-situ stabilised magnesium nanoparticles generated by electroless reduction with alkali metals

Lui W., Aguey-Zinsou K.F., International Journal of Hydrogen Energy,41,3, 1679-1687.

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Materials, chemistry and simulation for future energy technology

Aguey-Zinsou K.F., Wang D.W., Su D.S, ChemSusChem, 8, 17, 2755

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Hydrogen storage properties of in-situ stabilised magnesium nanoparticles generated by electroless reduction with alkali metals

Lui W., Aguey-Zinsou K.F., International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 40,47, 16948

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Hydrogen Storage Materials for Mobile and Stationary Applications: Current State of the Art

Lai Q., Paskevicius M., Sheppard D.A. et al., ChemSusChem, 8,17,2789-2825

2014 Publications

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Tuning the Thermodynamic Properties of MgH2 at the Nanoscale via a Catalyst or Destabilizing Element Coating Strategy

Lui W., Setijadi E., Aguey-Zinsou K.F., The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 118, Vol 48, Pages 27781-27792

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Size effects and hydrogen storage properties of Mg nanoparticles synthesised by an electroless reduction method 

Liu, W., Aguey-Zinsou, K.-F., Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Vol: 2, Issue 25, Pages 9718-9726.

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Nanoconfinement of borohydrides in CuS hollow nanospheres: A new strategy compared to carbon nanotubes 

Lai, Q., Christian, M., Aguey-Zinsou, K.-F., International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol:39, Issue: 17, Pages 9339-9349.

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Switching the thermodynamics of MgH2nanoparticles through polystyrene stabilisation and oxidation

Setijadi E.J; Boyer C. and Aguey-Zinsou K.-F., RSC Advances, vol. 4, issue 75, pages: 39934-39940.

2013 Publications

 

Synthesis of core–shell NaBH4@M (M = Co, Cu, Fe, Ni, Sn) nanoparticles leading to various morphologies and hydrogen storage properties

Meganne L. Christian and Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou, CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, Vol: 49, pages: 6794-6796.

Bat-Erdene Jugder,   Jeffrey Welch,   Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou and   Christopher P. Marquis, RSC ADVANCES, vol: 3, pages: 8142-8159
 
Eki J. Setijadi, C. Boyer, K.F. Aguey-Zinsou, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, Volume: 38, Issue: 14, pages: 5746-5757.

 

 

J. Yao, X. Wang, P. Zhang, J. Wang, J. Xie, K.-F. Aguey-Zinsou, C. Ma, L. Wang. POWDER TECHNOLOGY, 237, pages: 160-164.

   Microwave assisted sol–gel synthesis of chlorine doped lithium vanadium phosphateJinhan Yao,Zhitao Jia, Pinjie Zhang, Chaoqi Shen,Jianbo Wang, Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou, Chun’an Ma and Lianbang Wang, CERAMICS INTERNATIONAL,Volume: 39, Issue: 2, pages: 2165-2170.

2012 Publications

  Nano-sized spinel LiMn2O4 powder fabricated via modified dynamic hydrothermal synthesisJinhan Yao,Longteng Lv, Chaoqi Shen, Pinjie Zhang, Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou, and Lianbang Wang, CERAMICS INTERNATIONAL,Volume: 39, Issue: 3, pages: 3359-3364.

Core-Shell Strategy Leading to High Reversible Hydrogen Storage Capacity for NaBH4

Meganne L. Christian and Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou, ACS NANO, Volume: 6, Issue: 9, pages: 7739-7751.

Superior MgH2 Kinetics with MgO Addition: A Tribological Effect

José-Ramón Ares-Fernández  and Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou, CATALYSTS, Volume: 2, Issue: 3, pages: 330-343.

 

Preparation of Si-PPy-Ag composites and their electrochemical performance as anode for lithium-ion batteries.

Jinhan Yao, Zhitao Jia, Pinjie Zhang, Chaoqi Shen, Jianbo Wang, Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou and Lianbang Wang, IONICS, Volume: 19, issue: 2, pages: 401-407.

 

LiMn0.97Al0.03O2 Based Carbon Fiber Electrode Possessing High Rate Capabilities for Li-Ion Batteries

J. Yao, K. Nishimura, T. Mukai, T. Takasaki, K. Tsutsumi, Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou and  T. Sakai. ECS ELECTROCHEMISTRY LETTERS, Volume 1, Issue 6, Pages A83-A86.

Functionalization of electropolished titanium surfaces with silane-based self-assembled monolayers and their application in drug delivery

Elnaz Ajami, Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou, JOURNAL of COLLOID and INTERFACE SCIENCE, Volume: 385, Issue: 1, pages: 258-267.

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Remarkable hydrogen storage properties for nanocrystalline MgH2 synthesised by the hydrogenolysis of Grignard reagents

Eki J.Setijadi, Cyrille Boyer, Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou, PHYSCIAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS, Volume: 14, Issue: 32, pages: 11386-11397.

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Jinhan Yao, Shuoshuo Wei, Chaoqi Shen, Pinjie Zhang, Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou, and Lianbang Wang, ADVANCES SCIENCE LETTERS, Volume: 5, pages: 1-5.
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Yao, J., Zhang, P., Shen, C., Aguey-Zinsou, K.-F., Wang, L., IONICS, Volume: 19, Issue: 2, pages: 295-300.

  Synthesis and Stabilisation of MgH2 Nanoparticles by Self-AssemblyKondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou; Cyrille Boyer, CHEMPLUSCHEM, Volume: 77, Issue: 6, pages: 423-426.
 Helical electrode Porous anodes with helical flow pathways in bioelectrochemical systems: The effects of fluid dynamics and operating regimesJung Rae Kim; Hitesch C. Boghani; Negar Amini et al., JOURNAL OF POWER SOURCES, Volume: 213, pages: 382-390.
  Calcium phosphate growth at electropolished titanium surfacesElnaz Ajami, Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou, JOURNAL OF FUNCTIONAL BIOMATERIALS, Volume: 3, Issue:2, Pages: 327-348
 Novel Li-Ion cathode material Synthesis and properties of Li3V2-xCex(PO4)3/C cathode materials for Li-ion batteriesYao Jinhan; Wei Shuoshuo; Zhang Pinjie; et al.JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS,  Volume: 532   Pages: 49-54

2011 Publications

Destabilisation of the Li-N-H hydrogen storage system with elemental SiNayebossadri Shahrouz; Aguey-Zinsou Kondo-Francois,
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS, Volume: 13, Issue: 39, Pages: 17683-17688.
  Processing of strong and highly conductive carbon foams as electrode Amini Negar; Aguey-Zinsou Kondo-Francois; Guo Zheng-Xiao
CARBON, Volume: 49, Issue: 12, Pages: 3857-3864,
  Formation of OTS self-assembled monolayers at chemically treated titanium surfaces Ajami Elnaz; Aguey-Zinsou Kondo-Francois, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE-MATERIALS IN MEDICINE, Volume: 22, Issue: 8, Pages: 1813-1824
  Effect of nitride additives on Li-N-H hydrogen storage system Nayebossadri Shahrouz; Aguey-Zinsou Kondo Francois; Guo Z. Xiao
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, Volume: 36, Issue: 13, Pages: 7920-7926.

2010 Publications

Destabilisation of complex hydrides through size effectsChristian Meganne; Aguey-Zinsou Kondo-Francois
NANOSCALE, Volume: 2, Issue: 12, Pages: 2587-2590.
  Hydrogen in magnesium: new perspectives toward functional stores Aguey-Zinsou Kondo-Francois; Ares-Fernandez Jose-Ramon
ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, Volume: 3, Issue: 5, Pages: 526-543

2003-2009 Publications

Hydrogen Absorption/Desorption Mechanism in Potassium Alanate (KAlH(4)) and Enhancement by TiCl3 Doping

Ares Jose R.; Aguey-Zinsou Kondo-Francois; Leardini Fabrice; et al.
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, Volume: 113, Issue: 16, Pages: 6845-6851

Influence of particle size on electrochemical and gas-phase hydrogen storage in nanocrystalline Mg

Friedrichs O.; Kolodziejczyk L.; Sanchez-Lopez J. C.; Aguey-Zinsou Kondo-Francois; et al.
JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS, Volume: 463, Issue: 1-2, Pages: 539-545.

Thermal and mechanically activated decomposition of LiAlH4

Ares J. R.; Aguey-Zinsou K. -F.; Porcu M.; et al.
MATERIALS RESEARCH BULLETIN, Volume: 43, Issue: 5, Pages: 1263-1275

Effects of carbon-supported nickel catalysts on MgH2 decomposition

Lio-Rodenas M. A.; Aguey-Zinsou K. F.; Cazorla-Amoros D.; et a
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, Volume: 112, Issue: 15, Pages: 5984-5992

Synthesis of colloidal magnesium: A near room temperature store for hydrogen

Aguey-Zinsou Kondo-Francois; Ares-Fernandez Jose-Ramon
CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS, Volume: 20, Issue: 2, Pages: 376-378

Effects of different carbon materials on MgH2 decomposition

Lillo-Rodenas M. A.; Guo Z. X.; Aguey-Zinsou K. F.; et al.
CARBON, Volume: 46, Issue: 1, Pages: 126-137

Materials challenges for hydrogen storage

Guo Z. X.; Shang C.; Aguey-Zinsou K. F
JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN CERAMIC SOCIETY,Volume: 28, Issue: 7, Pages: 1467-1473

Reaction paths between LiNH2 and LiH with effects of nitrides

Aguey-Zinsou Kondo-Francois; Yao Jinhan; Guo Z. Xiao
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B,Volume: 111, Issue: 43, Pages: 12531-12536

Effect of Nb2O5 on MgH2 properties during mechanical milling

Aguey-Zinsou K.-F.; Fernandez J. R. Ares; Klassen T.; et al.
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, Volume: 32, Issue: 13, Pages: 2400-2407,

Mechanical and thermal decomposition of LiAlH4 with metal halides

Fernandez J. R. Ares; Aguey-Zinsou F.; Elsaesser M.; et al.
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY,Volume: 32, Issue: 8, Pages: 1033-1040,

Influence of impurities on the milling process of MgH2

Ares J. R.; Aguey-Zinsou K.-F.; Klassen T.; et al.
JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS,Volume: 434, Special Issue: SI, Pages: 729-733,

Effect of nanosized oxides on MgH2 (de)hydriding kinetics

Aguey-Zinsou K.-F.; Nicolaisen T.; Fernandez J. R. Ares; et al.
JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS,Volume: 434, Special Issue: SI, Pages: 738-742

Desorption characteristics of mechanically and chemically modified LiNH2 and (LiNH2+ LiH)

Yao J. H.; Shang C.; Aguey-Zinsou K. F.; et al.
JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS,Volume: 432, Issue: 1-2, Pages: 277-282.

SANS/USANS investigations of nanocrystalline MgH2 for reversible storage of hydrogen

Pranzas P. K.; Dornheim M.; Bellmann D.; et al.
PHYSICA B-CONDENSED MATTER,Volume: 385, Special Issue: SI, Pages: 630-632.

Using MgO to improve the (de)hydriding properties of magnesium

Aguey-Zinsou KF; Fernandez JRA; Klassen T; et al.
MATERIALS RESEARCH BULLETIN,Volume: 41, Issue: 6, Pages: 1118-1126.

The catalytic effect of Nb2O5 on the electrochemical hydrogenation of nanocrystalline magnesium

Zander D; Lyubenova L; Koster U; et al.
JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS,Volume: 413, Issue: 1-2, Pages: 298-301.

Spectroscopic and electrochemical study of the adsorption of [Co(en)2Cl2]Cl on gamma-alumina: Influence of the alumina ligand on Co-(III)/(II) redox potential

Vivier V; Aguey F; Fournier J; et al.
JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B,Volume: 110, Issue: 2, Pages: 900-906.

MgH2 with Nb2O5 as additive, for hydrogen storage: Chemical, structural and kinetic behavior with heating

Friedrichs O; Aguey-Zinsou F; Fernandez JRA; et al.
ACTA MATERIALIA,Volume: 54, Issue: 1, Pages: 105-110.

Electrochemical storage of hydrogen in Mg-nanocomposites: Influence of the FeF3 catalyst

Poinsignon C; Borissova A; De Castro JFR; et al.
JOURNAL OF METASTABLE AND NANOCRYSTALLINE MATERIALS SERIES, Volume: 24-25, Pages: 311-314.

The critical role of tryptophan-116 in the catalytic cycle of dimethylsulfoxide reductase from Rhodobacter capsulatus

Ridge JP; Aguey-Zinsou KF; Bernhardt PV; et al.
FEBS LETTERS,Volume: 563, Issue: 1-3, Pages: 197-202.

Cytochrome c(551) from Starkeya novella – Characterization, spectroscopic properties, and phylogeny of a diheme protein of the SoxAX family

Kappler U; Aguey-Zinsou KF; Hanson GR; et al.
JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY,Volume: 279, Issue: 8, Pages: 6252-6260.

Protein film voltammetry of Rhodobacter capsulatus xanthine dehydrogenase

Aguey-Zinsou KF; Bernhardt PV; Leimkuhler S
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Volume: 125, Issue: 50, Pages: 15352-15358.

Site-directed mutagenesis of dimethylsulfoxide reductase from Rhodobacter capsulatus: The critical roles of tyrosine-114 and tryptophan-116

McEwan AG; Ridge JP; Aguey-Zinsou KF; et al.
JOURNAL OF INORGANIC BIOCHEMISTRY,Volume: 96, Issue: 1, Pages: 54-54.

Direct electrochemistry of cytochrome P450(cin): On new insights into P450 mechanism

Bernhardt PV; Aguey-Zinsou KF; De Voss JJ; et al.
JOURNAL OF INORGANIC BIOCHEMISTRY,Volume: 96, Issue: 1, Pages: 35-35.

Direct electrochemistry of bacterial molybdoenzymes

Aguey-Zinsou KF; Bernhardt PV; McEwan AG
JOURNAL OF INORGANIC BIOCHEMISTRY,Volume: 96, Issue: 1, Pages: 86-86.

Electrochemistry of P450(cin): new insights into P450 electron transfer

Aguey-Zinsou KF; Bernhardt PV; De Voss JJ; et al.
CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS,Issue: 3, Pages: 418-419.

Direct electrochemistry of a bacterial sulfite dehydrogenase

Aguey-Zinsou KF; Bernhardt PV; Kappler U; et al.
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY,Volume: 125, Issue: 2, Pages: 530-535.

Site-directed mutagenesis of dimethyl sulfoxide reductase from Rhodobacter capsulatus: Characterization of a Y114 -> F mutant

Ridge JP; Aguey-Zinsou KF; Bernhardt PV; et al.
BIOCHEMISTRY,Volume: 41, Issue: 52, Pages: 15762-15769.

The first non-turnover voltammetric response from a molybdenum enzyme: direct electrochemistry of dimethylsulfoxide reductase from Rhodobacter capsulatus

Aguey-Zinsou KF; Bernhardt PV; McEwan AG; et al.
JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL INORGANIC CHEMISTRY,Volume: 7, Issue: 7-8, Pages: 879-883.

Patents:

Material system, e.g. used in hydrogen combustion engine for producing hydrogen, comprises solid ammonium halide, and reactant comprising metal, hydride, imide, amide, and ceramic compound

Patent Number: WO2010136774-A1
Patent Assignee: UCL BUSINESS PLC
Inventor(s): Guo Z X; Aguey-Zinsou K F; Anguie K

Production of magnesium/magnesium alloy powder hydride containing hydrogen storage material for power supply of technical devices, comprises grinding the magnesium hydride powder and diamond powder under hydrogen atmosphere

Patent Number: DE102005019108-A1
Patent Assignee: GKSS FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM GEESTHACHT GMBH
Inventor(s): Aguey-Zinsou K F; AresJ R; Klassen T; Borman R.

Hydrogen storage material comprises a metal and an organic hydrogenation/dehydrogenation catalyst

Patent Number: WO2005068073-A1; DE102004002120-A1; EP1704112-A1; JP2007517755-W; US2007258848-A1
Patent Assignee: GKSS FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM GEESTHACHT;
Inventor(s): Barkhordarian G; Klassen T; Bormann R; Aguey-Zinsou K.F.

Understanding plasmon and bandgap photoexcitation effects on the thermal-catalytic oxidation of ethanol by TiO2 supported gold, Tan T.H., Scott J., Ng Y.H., Taylor R.A., Aguey-Zinsou K.F., Amal R., ACS Catalysis, 6,1870, 2016.Understanding plasmon and bandgap photoexcitation effects on the thermal-catalytic oxidation of ethanol by TiO2 supported gold, Tan T.H., Scott J., Ng Y.H., Taylor R.A., Aguey-Zinsou K.F., Amal R., ACS Catalysis, 6,1870, 2016.Understanding plasmon and bandgap photoexcitation effects on the thermal-catalytic oxidation of ethanol by TiO2 supported gold, Tan T.H., Scott J., Ng Y.H., Taylor R.A., Aguey-Zinsou K.F., Amal R., ACS Catalysis, 6,1870, 2016.