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    • A direct Z-scheme for the photocatalytic hydrogen production from a water ethanol mixture on CoTiO3/TiO2 heterostructures 

      Xing, Congcong; Liu, Yongpeng; Zhang, Yu; Wang, Xiang; Guardia, Pablo; Yao, Liang; Han, Xu; Zhang, Ting; Arbiol Cobos, Jordi; Soler Turu, Lluís; Chen, Yufen; Sivula, Kevin; Guijarro, Néstor; Cabot, Andreu; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (2021-01-01)
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      Photocatalytic H2 evolution from ethanol dehydrogenation is a convenient strategy to store solar energy in a highly valuable fuel with potential zero net CO2 balance. Herein, we report on the synthesis of CoTiO3/TiO2 ...
    • A SnS2 molecular precursor for conformal nanostructured coatings 

      Zuo, Yong; Li, Junshan; Yu, Xiaoting; Du, Ruifeng; Zhang, Ting; Wang, Xiang; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Cabot, Andreu (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2020-02-11)
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      We present a simple, versatile, and scalable procedure to produce SnS2 nanostructured layers based on an amine/thiol-based molecular ink. The ratios amine/thiol and Sn/S, and the reaction conditions, are systematically ...
    • Atomically dispersed Fe in a C2N based catalyst as a sulfur host for efficient lithium–sulfur batteries 

      Liang, Zhifu; Yang, Dawei; Tang, Pengyi; Zhang, Chaoqi; Jacas Biendicho, Jordi; Zhang, Yi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Wang, Xiang; Li, Junshan; Morante Lleonart, Joan Ramon; Cabot, Andreu; Arbiol, Jordi (2021-02-04)
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      Lithium–sulfur batteries (LSBs) are considered to be one of the most promising next generation energy storage systems due to their high energy density and low material cost. However, there are still some challenges for the ...
    • Doping-mediated stabilization of copper vacancies to promote thermoelectric properties of Cu2-xS 

      Zhang, Yu; Xing, Congcong; Liu, Yu; Spadaro, Maria Chiara; Wang, Xiang; Li, Mengyao; Xiao, Ke; Zhang, Ting; Guardia Girós, Pablo; Lim, Khak Ho; Moghaddam, Ahmad Ostovari; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Arbiol Cobos, Jordi; Ibánez, María; Cabot Codina, Andreu (2021-07-01)
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      Copper chalcogenides are outstanding thermoelectric materials for applications in the medium-high temperature range. Among different chalcogenides, while Cu2-xSe is characterized by higher thermoelectric figures of merit, ...
    • Molecular engineering to tune the ligand environment of atomically dispersed nickel for efficient alcohol electrochemical oxidation 

      Liang, Zhifu; Jiang, Daochuan; Wang, Xiang; Shakouri, Mohsen; Zhang, Ting; Li, Zhongjun; Tang, Pengyi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Liu, Lijia; Yuan, Yupeng; Heggen, Marc; Dunin-Borkowski, Rafal E.; Morante Lleonart, Joan Ramon; Cabot Codina, Andreu; Arbiol, Jordi (2021-09-16)
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      Atomically dispersed metals maximize the number of catalytic sites and enhance their activity. However, their challenging synthesis and characterization strongly complicates their optimization. Here, the aim is to demonstrate ...
    • Monodisperse CoSn and NiSn nanoparticles supported on commercial carbon as anode for lithium- and potassium-ion batteries 

      Li, Junshan; Xu, Xijun; Yu, Xiaoting; Han, Xu; Zhang, Ting; Zuo, Yong; Zhang, Chaoqi; Yang, Dawei; Wang, Xiang; Luo, Zhishan; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Liu, Jun; Cabot Codina, Andreu (2020-01-07)
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      Monodisperse CoSn and NiSn nanoparticles were prepared in solution and supported on commercial carbon black. The obtained nanocomposites were applied as anodes for Li- and K-ion batteries. CoSn@C delivered stable average ...
    • Photodehydrogenation of ethanol over cu2o/tio2 heterostructures 

      Xing, Congcong; Zhang, Yu; Liu, Yongpeng; Wang, Xiang; Li, Junshan; Spadaro, Maria Chiara; Guardia, Pablo; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Cabot, Andreu (2021-05-25)
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      The photodehydrogenation of ethanol is a sustainable and potentially cost-effective strategy to produce hydrogen and acetaldehyde from renewable resources. The optimization of this process requires the use of highly active, ...
    • Selective methanol-to-formate electrocatalytic conversion on branched nickel carbide 

      Wang, Xiang; Han, Xu; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Cabot, Andreu (2020-11-16)
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      A methanol economy will be favored by the availability of low-cost catalysts able to selectively oxidize methanol to formate. This selective oxidation would allow extraction of the largest part of the fuel energy while ...
    • SnS2/g-C3N4/graphite nanocomposites as durable lithium-ion battery anode with high pseudocapacitance contribution 

      Zuo, Yong; Xu, Xijun; Zhang, Chaoqi; Li, Junshan; Du, Ruifeng; Wang, Xiang; Han, Xu; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Liu, Jun; Cabot, Andreu (2020-07-20)
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      Tin disulfide is a promising anode material for Li-ion batteries (LIB) owing to its high theoretical capacity and the abundance of its composing elements. However, bare SnS2 suffers from low electrical conductivity and ...
    • Stability of Pd3Pb nanocubes during electrocatalytic ethanol oxidation 

      Yu, Xiaoting; Luo, Zhishan; Zhang, Ting; Tang, Pengyi; Li, Junshan; Wang, Xiang; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Arbiol, Jordi; Liu, Junfeng; Cabot, Andreu (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2020-02-07)
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      Intermetallic Pd3Pb nanocrystals with controlled size and cubic geometry exposing (100) facets are synthesized and tested as electrocatalysts for ethanol oxidation in alkaline media. We observe the ethanol oxidation activity ...
    • Tubular CoFeP@CN as a Mott–Schottky catalyst with multiple adsorption sites for robust lithium-sulfur batteries 

      Zhang, Chaoqi; Du, Ruifeng; Jacas Biendicho, Jordi; Yang, Dawei; Zhang, Ting; Wang, Xiang; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Morante Lleonart, Joan Ramon; Cabot, Andreu (2021-06-24)
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      The shuttle effect and the sluggish reaction kinetics of lithium polysulfide (LiPS) seriously compromise the performance of lithium–sulfur batteries (LSBs). To overcome these limitations and enable the fabrication of robust ...