Principal Investigator Beatriz Roldán Cuenya

Prof. Dr. Beatriz Roldán Cuenya

Phone: +49 30 8413 4123

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Department of Interface Science
Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society

Project Area AA4: Surface Reactivity of Advanced Model Oxides Catalysts

Project A4 probes the surface reactivity of model ultrathin films and nanoparticle oxidation catalysts from the Areas B and C, consisting of mixed iron-cobalt spinels and perovskites by advanced surface science techniques and operando methods

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Selected Publications

  1. H. Mistry, Y. Choi, A. Bagger, F. Scholten, C. Bonifacio, I. Sinev, N. J. Divins, I. Zegkinoglou, H. Jeon, K. Kisslinger, E. A. Stach, J. C. Yang, J. Rossmeisl, B. Roldan Cuenya, Enhanced carbon dioxide electroreduction to carbon monoxide over defect rich plasma-activated silver catalysts, Angew. Chemie (2017), (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201704613 and 10.1002/ange.201704613).
  2. D. Gao, I. Zegkinoglou, N. J. Divins, F. Scholten, I. Sinev, P. Grosse, and B. Roldan Cuenya, Plasma-Activated Copper Nanocube Catalysts for Efficient Carbon Dioxide Electroreduction to Hydrocarbons and Alcohols, ACS Nano 11 (2017) 4825.
  3. H. Mistry, F. Behafarid, R. Reske, A. Varela, P. Strasser, B. Roldan Cuenya, Tuning catalytic selectivity at the mesoscale via interparticle interactions, ACS Catal. 6 (2016) 1075.
  4. M. Ahmadi, C. Cui, H. Mistry, P. Strasser, B. Roldan Cuenya, Carbon Monoxide-Induced Stability and Atomic Segregation Phenomena in Shape-Selected Octahedral PtNi Nanoparticles, ACS Nano 9 (2015) 10686.
  5. H. Mistry, R. Reske, Z. Zeng, Z.-J. Zhao, J. Greeley, P. Strasser, B. Roldan Cuenya, Exceptional Size-Dependent Activity Enhancement in the Electroreduction of CO2 over Au Nanoparticles, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136 (2014) 16473.
  6. H. Mistry, F. Behafarid, S. R. Bare, B. Roldan Cuenya, Pressure dependent effect of hydrogen adsorption on structural and electronic properties of Pt/γ-Al2O3 nanoparticles, Chem.Cat.Chem. 6 (2014) 348.
  7. B. Roldan Cuenya, Metal Nanoparticle Catalysts beginning to Shape-up, Acc. Chem. Res. 46 (2013) 1682.
  8. K. Paredis, L. K. Ono, S. Mostafa, L. Li, Z. Zhang, J.C. Yang, L. Barrio, A.I. Frenkel, B. Roldan Cuenya, Structure, chemical composition, and reactivity correlations during the in situ oxidation of 2-propanol, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133 (2011) 6728.
  9.  L.K. Ono, J.R. Croy, H. Heinrich, B. Roldan Cuenya, Oxygen Chemisorption, Formation, and Thermal Stability of Pt Oxides on Pt Nanoparticles supported on SiO2/Si(001): Size-effects, J. Phys. Chem. C 115 (2011) 16856.
  10. B. Roldan Cuenya, J. R. Croy, S. Mostafa, F. Behafarid, L. Li, Z. Zhang, J.C. Yang, Q. Wang, A.I. Frenkel*, Solving the structure of size-selected Pt nanocatalysts synthesized by inverse micelle encapsulation, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132 (2010) 8747.