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Lipase immobilised on silica monoliths as continuous-flow microreactors for triglyceride transesterification (2017)
Journal Article
Alotaibi, M., Manayil, J. C., Greenway, G. M., Haswell, S. J., Kelly, S. M., Lee, A. F., …Kyriakou, G. (2017). Lipase immobilised on silica monoliths as continuous-flow microreactors for triglyceride transesterification. Reaction Chemistry and Engineering, 3(1), 68-74. https://doi.org/10.1039/c7re00162b

Lipase immobilised on silica monoliths has been prepared and applied as biocatalytic continuous-flow microreactors for the transesterification of tributyrin as a model bio-oil component. Candida antarctica lipase was trapped within the pores of silic... Read More about Lipase immobilised on silica monoliths as continuous-flow microreactors for triglyceride transesterification.

Ir-catalysed N2O decomposition effect of Ir particle size and metal support interactions (2017)
Journal Article
Yentekakis, I., Goula, G., Kampouri, S., Betsi-argyropoulou, I., Panagiotopoulou, P., Taylor, M., …Lambert, R. (2018). Ir-catalysed N2O decomposition effect of Ir particle size and metal support interactions. Catalysis Letters, 148(1), 341-347. doi:10.1007/s10562-017-2233-z

The effect of the morphology of Ir particles supported on γ-Al2O3, 8 mol%Y2O3-stabilized ZrO2 (YSZ), 10 mol%Gd2O3-doped CeO2 (GDC) and 80 wt%Al2O3–10 wt%CeO2–10 wt%ZrO2 (ACZ) on their stability on oxidative conditions, the associated metal–support in... Read More about Ir-catalysed N2O decomposition effect of Ir particle size and metal support interactions.

Coalescence of cluster beam generated sub-2 nm bare Au nanoparticles and analysis of Au film growth parameters (2017)
Journal Article
Verrelli, E., Michelakaki, I., Boukos, N., Kyriakou, G., & Tsoukalas, D. (2017). Coalescence of cluster beam generated sub-2 nm bare Au nanoparticles and analysis of Au film growth parameters. Annalen der Physik, 530(2), 1700256. https://doi.org/10.1002/andp.201700256

© 2017 by WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim In this work is presented the growth model for Au films grown on a carbon substrate at room temperature by using as building blocks Au nanoparticles (NPs) with 1.4 nm mean size generated via remo... Read More about Coalescence of cluster beam generated sub-2 nm bare Au nanoparticles and analysis of Au film growth parameters.

Dual wavelength (ultraviolet and green) photodetectors using solution processed zinc oxide nanoparticles (2017)
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O'Neill, M., Ibrahem, M. A., Verrelli, E., Lai, K. T., Kyriakou, G., Lee, A. F., …O’Neill, M. (2017). Dual wavelength (ultraviolet and green) photodetectors using solution processed zinc oxide nanoparticles. ACS applied materials & interfaces, 9(42), 36971-36979. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.7b08092

Narrow-band photoconductivity with a spectral width of 0.16 eV is obtained from solution-processed colloidal ZnO nanocrystals beneath the band-edge at 2.25 eV. A new model involving electron transfer from deep defects to discrete shallow donors is in... Read More about Dual wavelength (ultraviolet and green) photodetectors using solution processed zinc oxide nanoparticles.

The ultra-selective hydrogenation of Furfural on PtCu supported bimetallic nanoparticles and on Pt(111) under ultra-high vacuum (2017)
Thesis
Taylor, M. The ultra-selective hydrogenation of Furfural on PtCu supported bimetallic nanoparticles and on Pt(111) under ultra-high vacuum. (Thesis). Aston University. Retrieved from https://hull-repository...ribe.com/output/1356923

The selective transformation of furfural, a biomass platform molecule, was studied on Pt based heterogeneous catalysts and model single crystal surfaces. Hydrogenation reactions were carried out at pressures ranging from ultra-high vacuum to 20 bar.... Read More about The ultra-selective hydrogenation of Furfural on PtCu supported bimetallic nanoparticles and on Pt(111) under ultra-high vacuum.

Critical role of oxygen in silver-catalyzed Glaser-Hay coupling on Ag(100) under vacuum and in solution on Ag particles (2017)
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Orozco, N., Kyriakou, G., Beaumont, S. K., Fernandez Sanz, J., Holgado, J. P., Taylor, M. J., …Lambert, R. M. (2017). Critical role of oxygen in silver-catalyzed Glaser-Hay coupling on Ag(100) under vacuum and in solution on Ag particles. ACS Catalysis, 7(5), 3113-3120. https://doi.org/10.1021/acscatal.7b00431

The essential role of oxygen in enabling heterogeneously catalyzed Glaser-Hay coupling of phenylacetylene on Ag(100) was elucidated by STM, laboratory and synchrotron photoemission, and DFT calculations. In the absence of coadsorbed oxygen, phenylace... Read More about Critical role of oxygen in silver-catalyzed Glaser-Hay coupling on Ag(100) under vacuum and in solution on Ag particles.

Catalytic hydrogenation and hydrodeoxygenation of Furfural over Pt(111): A model system for the rational design and operation of practical biomass conversion catalysts (2017)
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Taylor, M. J., Jiang, L., Reichert, J., Papageorgiou, A. C., Beaumont, S. K., Wilson, K., …Kyriakou, G. (2017). Catalytic hydrogenation and hydrodeoxygenation of Furfural over Pt(111): A model system for the rational design and operation of practical biomass conversion catalysts. Journal of physical chemistry. C, 121(15), 8490-8497. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b01744

Furfural is a key bioderived platform chemical whose reactivity under hydrogen atmospheres affords diverse chemical intermediates. Here, temperature-programmed reaction spectrometry and complementary scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) are employed t... Read More about Catalytic hydrogenation and hydrodeoxygenation of Furfural over Pt(111): A model system for the rational design and operation of practical biomass conversion catalysts.