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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

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

Critical role of oxygen in silver-catalyzed Glaser-Hay coupling on Ag(100) under vacuum and in solution on Ag particles (2017)
Journal Article
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

Catalytic hydrogenation and hydrodeoxygenation of Furfural over Pt(111): A model system for the rational design and operation of practical biomass conversion catalysts (2017)
Journal Article
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