Research Highlights

Stories linked below highlight the SCC capabilities and resources available for catalysis and electrocatalysis research


2012 Highlights

"Cu Under-Potential Deposition on Pt Dendrimer-Encapsulated Nanoparticles"
"Direct measurement of the number of Pt-Cl bonds in supported Pt catalysts by Cl K-edge XANES"
"Structural changes of PtNi bimetallic nanoparticles during ethylene glycol aqueous phase reforming APR)"
"Effect of pH on Pt electronic structure and adsorbate coverage during glycerol aqueous phase reforming"
"Dynamic Structures in Nanoscale Metal Catalysts"
"Size-Isolated Mononuclear Iridium Complex Catalyst Supported in the 1-Dimensional Zeolite HSSZ-53"  


2011 Highlights

"Morphological and Structural Changes during the Reduction and Reoxidation of CuO/CeO2 and Ce-Cu-O Nanocatalysts: In situ Studies with Environmental TEM, XAS and XRD"
"A Prototype Supported-Nanoparticle Heterogeneous Catalyst Formation System in Contact with Solution that's also Kinetically and Mechanistically Understood"
"Structure-Reactivity Correlations under Operando Conditions"
"Ir6 Clusters Compartmentalized in Supercages of Zeolite NaY: Structural Determination with X-Ray Spectroscopy and Electron Microscopy" 


2010 Highlights

"How to solve the structure of size selective nanoparticles"
"Microscopic origin of high mobility of oxygen vacancies in doped ceria"
"Combined in situ X-ray Absorption and Diffuse Reflectance Infrared Specoscopy: a Novel tool for catalytic investigations"  


2009 Highlights

"Tuning Structure of Bimetallic Nanoparticles in Catalysis Applications"
"New Catalyst Paves the Path for Ethanol-Powered Fuel Cells"
"Through the Wire: A New Nanocatalyst Synthesis Technique" 


2007 Highlights

"Brookhaven Lab Scientists Discover Gold Clusters Stabilize Platinum Electrocatalysts For Use in Fuel Cells"
"Hydrogen-mediated Metal Transport in Complex Metal Hydrides " 


2006 Highlights

"Phases in ceria-zirconia binary oxide (1-x)CeO2-xZrO2 nanoparticles: the effects of particle size, the redox environment and the Ce3+ concentration"
"Sulfur K edge XANES and TR XRD Studies of Pt-BaO/Al2O3 lean NOx Trap Catalysts: Effects of Barium Loading on Desulfation"
"Characterizing the Surfaces of Carbon Nanotube Fuel Cell Catalysts"