Selected Recent Publications

Selected Recent Publications

Z. Xie*, L.R. Winter and J.G. Chen*, “Bimetallic-Derived Catalysts and Their Application in Simultaneous Upgrading of CO2 and Ethane”, Matter, accepted (2021).

L.R. Winter and J.G. Chen*, “N2 Fixation by Plasma-Activated Processes”, Joule, accepted (2021).

R.M. Bullock*, J.G. Chen*, L. Gagliardi*, P.J. Chirik, O.K. Farha, C.H. Hendon, C.W. Jones, J.A. Keith, J. Klosin, S. D. Minteer, R.H. Morris, A.T. Radosevich, T.B. Rauchfuss, N.A. Strotman, A. Vojvodic, T.R. Ward, J.Y. Yang, and Y. Surendranath*, “Using nature’s blueprint to expand catalysis with Earth-abundant metals”, Science, 369 (2020) 786.

Y. Wang, Y. Nian, A.N. Biswas, W. Li, Y. Han* and J.G. Chen*, “Challenges and Opportunities in Utilizing MXenes of Carbides and Nitrides as Electrocatalysts”, Advanced Energy Materials, 10 (2020) 2002967.

Z. Xie, D. Tian, M. Xie, S. Yang, Y. Xu, N. Rui, J.H. Lee, S.D. Senanayake, K. Li, H. Wang, S. Kattel and J.G. Chen*, “Interfacial Active Sites for CO2-Assisted Selective Cleavage of C-C/C-H Bonds in Ethane”, Chem, 6 (2020) 2703.

Y. Liu, D. Tian, A.N. Biswas, Z. Xie, S. Hwang, J.H. Lee*, H. Meng* and J.G. Chen*, “Transition Metal Nitrides as Promising Catalyst Supports for Tuning CO/H2 Syngas Production from Electrochemical CO2 Reduction”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 59 (2020) 11345.

Z. Xie, Y. Xu, M. Xie, X. Chen, J.H. Lee, E. Stavitski, S. Kattel* and J.G. Chen*, “Reactions of CO2 and Ethane Enable CO Bond Insertion for Production of C3 Oxygenates”, Nature Communications, 11 (2020) 1887.

Q. He, D. Liu, J.H. Lee, Y. Liu, Z. Xie, S. Hwang, S. Kattel*, L. Song*, and J.G. Chen*, “Electrochemical Conversion of CO2 to Syngas with Controllable CO/H2 Ratios over Co and Ni Single-Atom Catalysts”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 59 (2020) 3033.

X. Jiang, X. Nie*, X. Guo*, C. Song* and J.G. Chen*, “Recent Advances in Carbon Dioxide Hydrogenation to Methanol via Heterogeneous Catalysis”, Chemical Reviews, 120 (2020) 7984.

E. Gomez, X. Ni*, J.H. Lee, Z. Xie and J.G. Chen*, “Tandem reactions of CO2 reduction and ethane aromatization”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 141 (2019) 17771.

E. Gomez, B. Yan, S. Kattel and J.G. Chen*, “Carbon dioxide reduction in tandem with light alkane dehydrogenation”, Nature Reviews Chemistry, 3 (2019) 638.

J.H. Lee, S. Kattel, Z. Jiang, Z. Xie, S. Yao, B.M. Tackett, W. Xu, N.S. Marinkovic, and J.G. Chen* “Tuning the Activity and Selectivity of Electroreduction of CO2 to Synthesis Gas using Bimetallic Catalysts”, Nature Communications, 10 (2019) 3724.

H.B. Tao, J. Zhang, J. Chen, L. Zhang, Y. Xu, J.G. Chen*, and B. Liu*, “Revealing Energetics of Surface Oxygen Redox from Kinetic Fingerprint in Oxygen Electrocatalysis”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 141 (2019) 13803.

B.M. Tackett, E. Gomez and J.G. Chen*, “Net reduction of CO2 via its thermocatalytic and electrocatalytic transformation reactions in standard and hybrid processes”, Nature Catalysis, 2 (2019) 381.

W. Luc, B.H. Ko, S. Kattel, S. Li, D. Su, J.G. Chen*, and F. Jiao*, “SO2-induced Selectivity Change in CO2 Electroreduction”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 241 (2019) 9902.

J. Wang, S. Kattel, C.J. Hawxhurst, J.H. Lee, B.M. Tackett, K. Chang, N. Rui, C.-J. Liu* and J.G. Chen*, “Enhancing Activity and Reducing Cost for Electrochemical Reduction of CO₂ by Supporting Palladium on Metal Carbides”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 58 (2019) 6271.

W. Wan, S.C. Ammal, Z. Lin, K.-E. You, A. Heyden* and J.G. Chen*, “Controlling reaction pathways of selective C-O bond cleavage of glycerol”, Nature Communications, 9 (2018) 4612.

X. Yang, J. Nash, J. Anibal, M. Dunwell, S. Kattel, E. Stavitski, K. Attenkofer, J.G. Chen*, Y. Yan*, and B. Xu*, “Mechanistic Insights into Electrochemical Nitrogen Reduction Reaction on Vanadium Nitride Nanoparticles”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 140 (2018) 13387.

B. Yan, S. Yao, S. Kattel, Q. Wu, Z. Xie, E. Gomez, P. Liu, D. Su and J.G. Chen*, “Active sites for tandem reactions of CO2 reduction and ethane dehydrogenation”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of United States, 115 (2018) 8278.

J.G. Chen*, R.M. Crooks*, L.C. Seefeldt*, K.L. Bren, R.M. Bullock, M.Y. Darensbourg, P.L. Holland, B. Hoffman, M.J. Janik, A.K. Jones, M.G. Kanatzidis, P. King, K.M. Lancaster, S.V. Lymar, P. Pfromm, W.F. Schneider, R.R. Schrock, “Beyond Fossil-Fuel-Driven Nitrogen Transformations”, Science, 360 (2018) 873.

E. Gomez, S. Kattel, B. Yan, S. Yao, P. Liu and J.G. Chen*, “Combining CO2 Reduction with Propane Oxidative Dehydrogenation over Bimetallic Catalysts”, Nature Communications, 9 (2018) 1398.

S. Kattel*, P. Liu* and J.G. Chen*, “Tuning Selectivity of CO2 Hydrogenation Reactions at the Metal/Oxide Interface”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 139 (2017) 9739.

S. Kattel, P.J. Ramírez, J.G. Chen*, J.A. Rodriguez* and P. Liu*, “Active Sites for CO2 Hydrogenation to Methanol on Cu/ZnO Catalysts”, Science, 355 (2017) 1296.

W. Sheng*, S. Kattel, S. Yao, B. Yan, C.J. Hawxhurst, Q. Wu and J.G. Chen*, “Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 to Synthesis Gas with Controlled CO/H2 Ratios”, Energy & Environmental Science, 10 (2017) 1180.

M. Dunwell, Q. Lu, J.M. Heyes, J. Rosen, J.G. Chen, Y. Yan, F. Jiao, and B. Xu, “The Central Role of Bicarbonate in the Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 on Gold”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 139 (2017) 3774.

B.M. Tackett, W. Sheng* and J.G. Chen*, “Opportunities and Challenges in Utilizing Metal-modified Transition Metal Carbides as Low-cost Electrocatalysts”, Joule, 1 (2017) 253.

J.C. Matsubu, S. Zhang, L. DeRita, N.S. Marinkovic, J.G. Chen, G.W. Graham, X. Pan and P. Christopher, “Adsorbate-Mediated Strong Metal-Support Interactions in Oxide-Supported Rh Catalysts”, Nature Chemistry, 9 (2017) 120.

W. Wan, B.M. Tackett and J.G. Chen*, “Reactions of water and C1 molecules on carbide and metal-modified carbide surfaces”, Chemical Society Reviews, 46 (2017) 1807.