Publications

Publications

Interface Science Department since 2017

Journal Articles

2021
V. Ulrich, B. Moroz, P. Pyrjaev, I. Sinev, A. Bukhtiyarov, E. Gerasimov, V. Bukhtiyarov, B. Roldan Cuenya and W. Grünert: Three-way Catalysis with bimetallic supported Pd-Au catalysts: Gold as a poison and as a promotor. Applied Catalysis B 282, 119614 (2021).
2020
J. Halldin Stenlid, E. Campos dos Santos, R. Aran Ais, A. Bagger, A.J. Johansson, B. Roldan Cuenya, J. Rossmeisl and L.G.M. Pettersson: Uncovering the Electrochemical Interface of Low-Index Copper Surfaces in Deep Groundwater Environments. Electrochimica Acta 362, 137111 (2020).
K.junge Puring, O. Evers, M. Prokein, D. Siegmund, F. Scholten, N. Mölders, M. Renner, B. Roldan Cuenya, M. Petermann, E. Weidner and U.-P. Apfel: Assessing the influence of supercritical carbon dioxide on the electrochemical reduction to formic acid using carbon-supported copper catalysts. ACS Catalysis, in press.
G.H. Simon, C. Kley and B. Roldan Cuenya: Potential‐dependent Morphology of Copper Catalysts During CO2 Electroreduction Revealed by In Situ Atomic Force Microscopy. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, in press.
F. Franco, C. Rettenmaier, H. Jeon and B. Roldan Cuenya: Transition metal-based catalysts for the electrochemical CO2 reduction: from atoms and molecules to nanostructured materials. Chemical Society Reviews 49 (19), 6884–6946 (2020).
T. Möller, F. Scholten, T.N. Thanh, I. Sinev, J. Timoshenko, X. Wang, Z. Jovanov, M. Gliech, B. Roldan Cuenya, A.S. Varela and P. Strasser: Electrocatalytic CO2 Reduction on CuOx Nanocubes Tracking the Evolution of Chemical State, Geometric Structure, and Catalytic Selectivity using Operando Spectroscopy. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 59 (41), 17974–17983 (2020).
J. Velasco Vélez, C.-H. Chuang, D. Gao, Q. Zhu, D. Ivanov, H.S. Jeon, R. Arrigo, R. Mom, E. Stotz, H.-L. Wu, T. Jones, B. Roldan Cuenya, A. Knop-Gericke and R. Schlögl: On the activity/selectivity and phase-stability of thermally-grown copper oxides during the electrocatalytic reduction of CO2. ACS Catalysis 10 (19), 11510–11518 (2020).
D. Hein, G. Wartner, A. Bergmann, M. Bernal, B. Roldan Cuenya and R. Seidel: Reversible water-induced phase changes of cobalt oxide nanoparticles. ACS Nano, in press.
J. Timoshenko and B. Roldan Cuenya: In Situ/Operando Electrocatalyst Characterization by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy. Chemical Reviews, in press.
J.J. Navarro, S. Tosoni, J.P. Bruce, L. Chaves, M. Heyde, G. Pacchioni and B. Roldan Cuenya: The Structure of a Silica Thin Film on Oxidized Cu(111): Conservation of Honeycomb Lattice and Role of the Interlayer. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 124 (38), 20942–20949 (2020).
S. Kunze, P. Grosse, M.B. Lopez, I. Sinev, I. Zegkinoglou, H. Mistry, J. Timoshenko, M.Y. Hu, J. Zhao, E.E. Alp, S.W. Chee and B. Roldan Cuenya: Operando NRIXS and XAFS Investigation of Segregation Phenomena in Fe‐Cu and Fe‐Ag Nanoparticle Catalysts during CO2 Electroreduction. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, in press.
R. Aran Ais, R. Rizo, P. Grosse, G. Algara-Siller, K. Dembélé, M. Plodinec, T. Lunkenbein, S.W. Chee and B. Roldan Cuenya: Imaging electrochemically synthesized Cu2O cubes and their morphological evolution under conditions relevant to CO2 electroreduction. Nature Communications 11, 3489 (2020).
J. Velasco Velez, R. Mom, L. Sandoval Diaz, L. Falling, C.-H. Chuang, D. Gao, T. Jones, Q. Zhu, R. Arrigo, B. Roldan Cuenya, A. Knop-Gericke, T. Lunkenbein and R. Schlögl: Revealing the Active Phase of Copper during the Electroreduction of CO2 in Aqueous Electrolyte by Correlating In Situ X-ray Spectroscopy and In Situ Electron Microscopy. ACS Energy Letters 5 (6), 2106–2011 (2020).
F. Silvestri, M. Prieto, A. Babuji, L.C. Tanase, L.de S. Caldas, O. Solomeshch, T. Schmidt, C. Ocal and E. Barrena: Impact of Nanomorphology on Surface Doping of Organic Semiconductors: The Pentacene-C60F48 Interface. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 12 (22), 25444–25452 (2020).
F. Dionigi, Z. Zeng, I. Sinev, T. Merzdorf, S. Deshpande, M.B. Lopez, S. Kunze, I. Zegkinoglou, H. Sarodnik, D. Fan, A. Bergmann, J. Drnec, J.F.D. Araujo, M. Gilech, D. Teschner, J. Zhu, W. Li, J.P. Greeley, B. Roldan Cuenya and P. Strasser: In-situ structure and catalytic mechanism of NiFe and CoFe layered double hydroxides during oxygen evolution. Nature Communications 11, 2522 (2020).
K. Schweinar, S. Beeg, C. Hartwig, C.R. Rajamathi, O. Kasian, S. Piccinin, M. Prieto, L.C. Tanase, D.M. Gottlob, T. Schmidt, D. Raabe, R. Schlögl, B. Gault, T. Jones and M.T. Greiner: Formation a 2D meta-stable oxide by differential oxidation of AgCu alloys. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 12 (20), 23595–23695 (2020).
J. Timoshenko, H. Jeon, I. Sinev, F. Haase, A. Herzog and B. Roldan Cuenya: Linking the evolution of catalytic properties and structural changes in copper–zinc nanocatalysts using operando EXAFS and neural-networks. Chemical Science 11 (14), 3727–3736 (2020).
B. Eggert, M.E. Gruner, K. Ollefs, E. Schuster, N. Rothenbach, M.Y. Hu, J. Zhao, T.S. Toellner, W. Sturhahn, R. Pentcheva, B. Roldan Cuenya, E.E. Alp, H. Wende and W. Keune: Interface-related magnetic and vibrational properties in Fe/MgO heterostructures from nuclear resonant spectroscopy and first-principles calculations. Physical Review Materials 4 (04), 044402 (2020).
R.M. Aran-Ais, F. Scholten, S. Kunze, R. Rizo Parraga and B. Roldan Cuenya: The role of in situ generated morphological motifs and Cu(I) species in C2+ product selectivity during CO2 pulsed electroreduction. Nature Energy 5, 317–325 (2020).
S. Anke, T. Falk, G. Bendt, I. Sinev, M. Hävecker, H. Antoni, I. Zegkinoglou, H. Jeon, A. Knop-Gericke, R. Schlögl, B. Roldan Cuenya, S. Schulz and M. Muhler: On the reversible deactivation of cobalt ferrite spinel nanoparticles applied in selective 2-propanol oxidation. Journal of Catalysis 382, 57–68 (2020).
2019
H. Jeon, J. Timoshenko, F. Scholten, I. Sinev, A. Herzog, F. Haase and B. Roldan Cuenya: Operando Insight into the Correlation between the Structure and Composition of CuZn Nanoparticles and their Selectivity for the Electrochemical CO2 Reduction. Journal of the American Chemical Society 141 (50), 19879–19887 (2019).
A. Bagger, R. Aran Ais, J.H. Stenlid, E.C.dos Santos, L. Arnarson, K.D. Jensen, M. Escudero-Escribano, B. Roldan Cuenya and J. Rossmeisl: Ab Initio Cyclic Voltammetry on Cu(111), Cu(100) and Cu(110) in Acidic, Neutral and Alkaline Solutions. ChemPhysChem 20 (22), 3096–3105 (2019).
D. Gao, I. Sinev, F. Scholten, R. Aran Ais, N.J. Divins, K. Kvashnina, J. Timoshenko and B. Roldan Cuenya: Selective CO2 Electroreduction to Ethylene and Multicarbon Alcohols via Electrolyte-Driven Nanostructuring. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 58 (47), 17047–17053 (2019).
A. Bergmann and B. Roldan Cuenya: Operando Insights into Nanoparticle Transformations during Catalysis. ACS Catalysis 9, 10020–10043 (2019).
J. Timoshenko and A.I. Frenkel: “Inverting” X-ray Absorption Spectra of Catalysts by Machine Learning in Search for Activity Descriptors. ACS Catalysis 9 (11), 10192–10211 (2019).
J. Timoshenko, M. Ahmadi and B. Roldan Cuenya: Is There a Negative Thermal Expansion in Supported Metal Nanoparticles? An In-Situ X-ray Absorption Study Coupled with Neural Network Analysis. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 123 (33), 20594–20604 (2019).
F. Novelli, M.B. Lopez, G. Schwaab, B. Roldan Cuenya and M. Havenith: Water Solvation of Charged and Neutral Gold Nanoparticles. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 123 (30), 6521–6528 (2019).
M.V. Evers, M. Bernal, B. Roldan Cuenya and K. Tschulik: Piece by Piece-Electrochemical Synthesis of Individual Nanoparticles and their Performance in ORR Electrocatalysis. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 58 (24), 8221–8225 (2019).
S. Anke, G. Bendt, I. Sinev, H.R. Hajiyani, H. Antoni, I. Zegkinoglou, H. Jeon, R. Pentcheva, B. Roldan Cuenya, S. Schulz and M. Muhler: Selective 2-Propanol Oxidation over Unsupported Co3O4 Spinel Nanoparticles: Mechanistic Insights into Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols. ACS Catalysis 9 (7), 5974–5985 (2019).
R. Rizo Parraga and B. Roldan Cuenya: Shape-Controlled Nanoparticles as Anodic Catalysts in Low Temperature Fuel Cells. ACS Energy Letters 4 (6), 1484–1495 (2019).
F. Scholten, I. Sinev, M. Bernal and B. Roldan Cuenya: Plasma-modified dendritic Cu catalyst for CO2 electroreduction. ACS Catalysis 9 (6), 5496–5502 (2019).
M. Ahmadi, J. Timoshenko, F. Behafarid and B. Roldan Cuenya: Tuning the Structure of Pt Nanoparticles Through Support Interactions: An In Situ Polarized X-ray Absorption Study Coupled with Atomistic Simulations. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 123 (16), 10666–10676 (2019).
I. Zegkinoglou, L. Pielsticker, Z.-K. Han, N.J. Divins, D. Kordus, Y.-T. Chen, C. Escudero, V. Pérez-Dieste, B. Zhu, Y. Gao and B. Roldan Cuenya: Surface Segregation in CuNi Nanoparticle Catalysts During CO2 Hydrogenation: The Role of CO in the Reactant Mixture. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 123 (13), 8421–8428 (2019).
Y.-W. Choi, F. Scholten, I. Sinev and B. Roldan Cuenya: Enhanced Stability and CO/Formate Selectivity of Plasma-Treated SnOx/AgOx Catalysts during CO2 Electroreduction. Journal of the American Chemical Society 141 (13), 5261–5266 (2019).
C. Alvarez-Galvan, M. Melian, L. Ruiz-Matas, J.L. Eslava, R.M. Navarro, M. Ahmadi, B. Roldan Cuenya and J.L.G. Fierro: Partial Oxidation of Methane to Syngas Over Nickel-Based Catalysts: Influence of Support Type, Addition of Rhodium, and Preparation Method. Frontiers in Chemistry 7, 104 (2019).
D. Gao, R. Aran Ais, H. Jeon and B. Roldan Cuenya: Rational catalyst and electrolyte design for CO2 electroreduction towards multicarbon products. Nature Catalysis 2 (3), 198–210 (2019).
S. Piontek, K.junge Puring, D. Siegmund, M. Smialkowski, I. Sinev, D. Tetzlaff, B. Roldan Cuenya and U.-P. Apfel: Bio-inspired design: bulk iron–nickel sulfide allows for efficient solvent-dependent CO2 reduction. Chemical Science 10 (4), 1075–1081 (2019).
J. Velasco Vélez, T. Jones, D. Gao, E. Carbonio, R. Arrigo, C.-J. Hsu, Y.-C. Huang, C.L. Dong, J.-M. Chen, J.-F. Lee, P. Strasser, B. Roldan Cuenya, R. Schlögl, A. Knop-Gericke and C.-H. Chuang: The role of the copper oxidation state in the electrocatalytic reduction of CO2 into valuable hydrocarbons. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 7 (1), 1485–1492 (2019).
J. Masa, C. Andronescu, H. Antoni, I. Sinev, S. Seisel, K. Elumeeva, S. Barwe, S. Marti-Sanchez, J. Arbiol, B. Roldan Cuenya, M. Muhler and W. Schuhmann: Role of Boron and Phosphorus in Enhanced Electrocatalytic Oxygen Evolution by Nickel Borides and Nickel Phosphides. ChemElectroChem 6 (1), 235–240 (2019).
2018
E. Özer, I. Sinev, A.M. Mingers, J. Araujo, T. Kropp, M. Mavrikakis, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, B. Roldan Cuenya and P. Strasser: Ir–Ni Bimetallic OER Catalysts Prepared by Controlled Ni Electrodeposition on Irpoly and Ir(111). Surfaces 1 (1), 165–186 (2018).
V. Ulrich, C. Froese, B. Moroz, P. Pyrjaev, E. Gerasimov, I. Sinev, B. Roldan Cuenya, M. Muhler, V. Bukhtiyarov and W. Grünert: Three-way catalysis with supported gold catalysts: Poisoning effects of hydrocarbons. Applied Catalysis B 237, 1021–1032 (2018).
Y. Dong, O. Korup, J. Gerdts, B. Roldan Cuenya and R. Horn: Microtomography-based CFD modeling of a fixed-bed reactor with an open-cell foam monolith and experimental verification by reactor profile measurements. Chemical Engineering Journal 353, 176–188 (2018).
R. Aran Ais, D. Gao and B. Roldan Cuenya: Structure- and Electrolyte-Sensitivity in CO2 Electroreduction. Accounts of Chemical Research 51 (11), 2906–2917 (2018).
L. Madauß, I. Zegkinoglou, H.V. Muiños, Y.-W. Choi, S. Kunze, M.-Q. Zhao, C.H. Naylor, P. Ernst, E. Pollmann, O. Ochedowski, H. Lebius, A. Benyagoub, B. Ban-d`Etat, A.T.C. Johnson, F. Djurabekova, B. Roldan Cuenya and M. Schleberger: Highly active single-layer MoS2 catalyst synthesized by swift heavy ion irradiation. Nanoscale 10 (48), 22908–22916 (2018).
D. Gao, I.T. McCrum, S. Deo, Y.-W. Choi, F. Scholten, W. Wan, J.G. Chen, M.J. Janik and B. Roldan Cuenya: Activity and Selectivity Control in CO2 Electroreduction to Multicarbon Products over CuOx Catalysts via Electrolyte Design. ACS Catalysis 8 (11), 10012–10020 (2018).
M. Bernal, A. Bagger, F. Scholten, I. Sinev, A. Bergmann, M. Ahmadi, J. Rossmeisl and B. Roldan Cuenya: CO2 electroreduction on copper-cobalt nanoparticles: Size and composition effect. Nano Energy 53, 27–36 (2018).
A. Dutta, A. Kuzume, V. Kaliginedi, M. Rahaman, I. Sinev, M. Ahmadi, B. Roldan Cuenya, S. Vesztergom and P. Broekmann: Probing the chemical state of tin oxide NP catalysts during CO2 electroreduction: A complementary operando approach. Nano Energy 53, 828–840 (2018).
K. Klingan, T. Kottakkat, Z.P. Jovanov, S. Jiang, C. Pasquini, F. Scholten, P. Kubella, A. Bergmann, B. Roldan Cuenya, C. Rot and H. Dau: Reactivity Determinants in Electrodeposited Cu Foams for Electrochemical CO2 Reduction. ChemSusChem 11 (19), 3449–3459 (2018).
H.S. Jeon, I. Sinev, F. Scholten, N.J. Divins, I. Zegkinoglou, L. Pielsticker and B. Roldan Cuenya: Operando Evolution of the Structure and Oxidation State of Size-Controlled Zn Nanoparticles during CO2 Electroreduction. Journal of the American Chemical Society 140 (30), 9383–9386 (2018).
W. Keune, S. Hong, M.Y. Hu, J. Zhao, T.S. Toellner, E.E. Alp, W. Sturhahn, T.S. Rahman and B. Roldan Cuenya: Influence of interfaces on the phonon density of states of nanoscale metallic multilayers: Phonon confinement and localization. Physical Review B 98 (2), 024308 (2018).
P. Grosse, D. Gao, F. Scholtenn, I. Sinev, H. Mistry and B. Roldan Cuenya: Dynamic Changes in the Structure, Chemical State and Catalytic Selectivity of Cu Nanocubes during CO2 electroreduction: Size and Support Effects. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 57 (21), 6192–6197 (2018).
N. Leonard, W. Ju, I. Sinev, J. Steinberg, F. Luo, A.S. Varela, B. Roldan Cuenya and P. Strasser: The chemical identity, state and structure of catalytically active centers during the electrochemical CO2 reduction on porous Fe–nitrogen–carbon (Fe–N–C) materials. Chemical Science 22 (9), 5064–5073 (2018).
Y. Sun, I. Sinev, W. Ju, A. Bergmann, S. Dresp, S. Kühl, C. Spöri, H. Schmies, H. Wang, D. Bernsmeier, B. Paul, R. Schmack, R. Kraehnert, B. Roldan Cuenya and P. Strasser: Efficient Electrochemical Hydrogen Peroxide Production from Molecular Oxygen on Nitrogen-Doped Mesoporous Carbon Catalysts. ACS Catalysis 8 (4), 2844–2856 (2018).
L. Pielsticker, I. Zegkinoglou, N.J. Divins, H. Mistry, Y.-T. Chen, A. Kostka, J.A. Boscoboinik and B. Roldan Cuenya: Segregation Phenomena in Size-selected Bimetallic CuNi Nanoparticle Catalysts. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 122 (2), 919–926 (2018).
H.S. Jeon, S. Kunze, F. Scholten and B. Roldan Cuenya: Prism-Shaped Cu Nanocatalysts for Electrochemical CO2 Reduction to Ethylene. ACS Catalysis 8 (1), 531–535 (2018).
S. Piontek, C. Andronescu, A. Zaichenko, B. Konkena, K. Junge Puring, B. Marler, H. Antoni, I. Sinev, M. Muhler, D. Mollenhauer, B. Roldan Cuenya, W. Schuhmann and U.-P. Apfel: Influence of the Fe:Ni Ratio and Reaction Temperature on the Efficiency of (FexNi1–x)9S8 Electrocatalysts Applied in the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction. ACS Catalysis 8 (2), 987–996 (2018).
2017
I. Zegkinoglou, A. Zendegani, I. Sinev, S. Kunze, H. Mistry, H.S. Jeon, J. Zhao, M.Y. Hu, E.E. Alp, S. Piontek, M. Smialkowski, U.- P. Apfel, F. Körmann, J. Neugebauer, T. Hickel and B. Roldan Cuenya: Operando Phonon Studies of the Protonation Mechanism in Highly Active Hydrogen Evolution Reaction Pentlandite Catalysts. Journal of the American Chemical Society 139 (41), 14360–14363 (2017).
W. Ju, A. Bagger, G.-P. Hao, A.S. Varela, I. Sinev, V. Bon, B. Roldan Cuenya, S. Kaskel, J. Rossmeisl and P. Strasser: Understanding activity and selectivity of metal-nitrogen-doped carbon catalysts for electrochemical reduction of CO2. Nature Communications 8, 944 (2017).
H. Mistry, Y.-W. Choi, A. Bagger, F. Scholten, C.S. Bonifacio, I. Sinev, N.J. Divins, I. Zegkinoglou, H.S. Jeon, K. Kisslinger, E.A. Stach, J.C. Yang, J. Rossmeisl and B. Roldan Cuenya: Enhanced Carbon Dioxide Electroreduction to Carbon Monoxide over Defect-Rich Plasma-Activated Silver Catalysts. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 56 (38), 11394–11398 (2017).
D. Gao, F. Scholten and B. Roldan Cuenya: Improved CO2 Electroreduction Performance on Plasma-Activated Cu Catalysts via Electrolyte Design: Halide Effect. ACS Catalysis 7 (8), 5112–5120 (2017).

 

 

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