Principal Investigator Wolfgang Schuhmann

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Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schuhmann

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Analytical Chemistry – Center for Electrochemical Sciences (CES)
Faculty of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Ruhr-University Bochum

Project Area AA2: Electrocatalysis and In-Depth Electrochemical Characterization of Structure–Activity and Defect– Activity Relations

Project A2 explores the electrocatalytic properties of the mixed iron-cobalt spinel and perovskite catalysts synthesized in Area C including combined operando electrochemical/spectroscopic techniques as well as single-entity electrochemical approaches.

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  1. C. Andronescu, S. Barwe, E. Ventosa, J. Masa, E. Vasile, B. Konkena, S. Möller, W. Schuhmann, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Powder catalyst fixation for post-electrolysis structural characterisation of NiFe layered double hydroxide based oxygen evolution reaction electrocatalysts. 10.1002/ange.201705385
  2. V. Brasiliense, J. Clausmeyer, P. Berto, G. Tessier, W. Schuhmann, F. Kanoufi, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Opto-electrochemical in situ monitoring of cathodic single-cobalt nanoparticle formation. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201704394
  3. D. Pankratov, F. Conzuelo, P. Pinyou, S. Alsaoub, W. Schuhmann, S. Shleev, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 55 (2016) 15434-15438. A Nernstian biosupercapacitor.
  4. B. Konkena, K. junge Puring, I. Sinev, S. Piontek, O. Khavryuchenko, J. P. Dürholt, R. Schmid, H. Tüysüz, M. Muhler, W. Schuhmann, U.-P. Apfel, Nature Comm. 7 (2016) 12269. Pentlandite rocks as highly efficient, sustainable and stable electrocatalysts for H2 generation.
  5. Y. Ishige, S. Klink, W. Schuhmann, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 55 (2016) 4831-4835. Intercalation compounds as inner reference electrodes enable reproducible and robust solid-contact ion-selective electrodes.
  6. A. Aijaz, J. Masa, C. Rösler, W. Xia, P. Weide, A. Botz, R. A. Fischer, W. Schuhmann, M. Muhler, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 55 (2016) 4087-4091. Co@Co3O4 encapsulated in CNT-grafted nitrogen-doped carbon-polyhedra as advanced bifunctional oxygen electrode.
  7. J. Masa, P. Weide, D. Peeters, I. Sinev, W. Xia, Z. Sun, C. Somsen, M. Muhler, W. Schuhmann, Adv. Energy Mater. 6 (2016) 1502313. Amorphous cobalt boride (Co2B) as a highly efficient non-precious catalyst for electrochemical water splitting: oxygen and hydrogen evolution
  8. J. Masa, W. Xia, M. Muhler, W. Schuhmann, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 54 (2015) 10102‑10120. On the role of metals in nitrogen-doped carbon electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction.
  9. N. Plumere, O. Rüdiger, A. Alsheikh Oughli, R. Williams, J. Vivekananthan, S. Pöller, W. Schuhmann, W. Lubitz, Nature Chem. 6 (2014) 822-827. A redox hydrogel protects hydrogenase from high potential deactivation and oxygen damage.
  10. J. Masa, W. Xia, I. Sinev, A. Zhao, Z. Sun, S. Grützke, P. Weide, M. Muhler, W. Schuhmann, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 53 (2014) 8508 ‑8512. MnxOy/NC and CoxOy/NC nanoparticles embedded in a nitrogen-doped carbon matrix for high performance bifunctional oxygen electrodes.