Reduction of Cofed Carbon Dioxide Modifies the Local Coordination Environment of Zeolite-Supported, Atomically Dispersed Chromium to Promote Ethane Dehydrogenation

W. Zhou, N. Felvey, J. Guo, A.S. Hoffman, S.R. Bare, A.R. Kulkarni, R.C. Runnebaum*, C.X. Kronawitter*  

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2024, 146, 10060–10072
Selected for ACS Editors Choice

The Photoionization of Methoxymethanol: Fingerprinting a Reactive C2 Oxygenate in a Complex Reactive Mixture

N.A. Hansen, T.D. Price, L.R. Filardi, S.M. Gurses, W. Zhou, N. Hansen, D.L. Osborn, J. Zádor, C.X. Kronawitter*

The Journal of Chemical Physics, 2024, 160, 124306

Reversible Intrapore Redox Cycling of Platinum in HZSM-5 Catalysts

K. Yalcin, R. Kumar, E. Zuidema, A.R. Kulkarni, J. Ciston, K.C. Bustillo, P. Ercius, A. Katz, B.C. Gates*, C.X. Kronawitter*, R.C. Runnebaum*

ACS Catalysis, 2024, 14, 4999−5005

Dynamic structural evolution of MgO-supported palladium catalysts: from metal to metal oxide nanoparticles to surface then subsurface atomically dispersed cations

Y. Chen‡, R. Rana‡, Y. Zhang‡, A.S. Hoffman, Z. Huang, B. Yang, F.D. Vila, J.E. Perez-Aguilar, J. Hong, X. Li, J. Zeng, M. Chi, C.X. Kronawitter, H. Wang, S.R. Bare*, A.R. Kulkarni*, B.C. Gates*
‡Equal contributors

Chemical Science, 2024, DOI: 10.1039/D4SC00035H

Impact of Local Structure in Supported CaO Catalysts for Soft Oxidant-Assisted Methane Coupling Assessed through Ca K-Edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy

L.R. Filardi, F.D. Vila, J. Hong, A.S. Hoffman, J.E. Perez-Aguilar, S.R. Bare, R.C. Runnebaum*, C.X. Kronawitter*

The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2024, 128, 1165–1176

Stability Study of Molecularly Doped Semiconducting Polymers

M. Jha, J.M. Santiana, A.A. Jacob, K. Light, M.L. Hong, M.R. Lau, L.R. Filardi, H. Miao, S.M. Gurses, C.X. Kronawitter, M. Mascal, A.J. Moulé*

The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2024, 128, 1258–1266

Constraining Reaction Pathways for Methanol Oxidation through Operando Interrogation of Both the Surface and the Near-Surface Gas Phase

S.M. Gurses, N. Felvey, L.R. Filardi, A.J. Zhang, J. Wood, K. van Benthem, J.H. Frank, D.L. Osborn, N. Hansen, C.X. Kronawitter*

Chem Catalysis, 2023, 3, 100782

Surface Basicity Controls C-C Coupling Rates during Carbon Dioxide-Assisted Methane Coupling over Bifunctional Ca/ZnO Catalysts

L.R. Filardi, F. Yang, J.H. Guo, C.X. Kronawitter*, R.C. Runnebaum*

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2023, 25, 9859-9867

The Role of Strain in Proton Conduction in Multi-Oriented BaZr0.9Y0.1O3−δ Thin Films

M.S. Saleem*, Q. Chen, N.A. Shepelin, S. Dolabella, M.D. Rossell, X. Zhang, C.X. Kronawitter, F. La Mattina, A. Braun*

ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2022, 50, 55915–55924

Interconversion of Atomically Dispersed Platinum Cations and Platinum Clusters in Zeolite ZSM-5 and Formation of Platinum gem-Dicarbonyls

N. Felvey, J. Guo, R. Rana, L. Xu, S.R. Bare, B.C. Gates, A. Katz, A.R. Kulkarni*, R.C. Runnebaum*, C.X. Kronawitter*

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2022, 144, 13874−13887

Quantitative Hole Mobility Simulation and Validation in Substituted Acenes

D. Vong, T. Nematiaram, M.A. Dettmann, T.L. Murrey, L.S.R. Cavalcante, S.M. Gurses, D. Radhakrishnan, L.L. Daemen, J.E. Anthony, K.J. Koski, C.X. Kronawitter, A. Troisi, A.J. Moulé*

The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2022, 13, 5530-5537

Atomically Dispersed Platinum in Surface and Subsurface Sites on MgO Have Contrasting Catalytic Properties for CO Oxidation

Y. Chen‡, R. Rana‡, Z. Huang, F.D. Vila, T. Sours, J.E. Perez-Aguilar, X. Zhao, J. Hong, A.S. Hoffman, X. Li, C. Shang, T. Blum, J. Zeng, M. Chi, M. Salmeron, C.X. Kronawitter*, S.R. Bare*, A.R. Kulkarni*, B.C. Gates*
‡Equal contributors

The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2022, 13, 3896–3903

Near-Surface Gas-Phase Methoxymethanol Is Generated by Methanol Oxidation over Pd-Based Catalysts

S.M. Gurses, T. Price, A. Zhang, J.H. Frank, N. Hansen, D.L. Osborn*, A.R. Kulkarni*, C.X. Kronawitter*

The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2021, 12, 11252–11258

A Theory-Guided X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy Approach for Identifying Active Sites in Atomically-Dispersed Transition Metal Catalysts

Y. Chen‡, R. Rana‡, T. Sours‡, F.D. Vila, S. Cao, T. Blum, A.S. Hoffman, C.-Y. Fang, Z. Huang, C. Shang, C. Wang, J. Zeng, M. Chi, C.X. Kronawitter*, S.R. Bare*, B.C. Gates*, A.R. Kulkarni*
‡Equal contributors

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2021, 143, 20144–20156

Structural Health Monitoring of Irradiated High-Density Polyethylene Samples with Electrical Resistance Tomography

S. Rastogi, D. Bartolo, S.M. Gurses, C.X. Kronawitter, V. La Saponara*

Journal of Materials Science, 2021, 56, 17824–17842

Electrochemistry of the Interaction of Methane with Platinum at Room Temperature Investigated through Operando FTIR Spectroscopy and Voltammetry

S.M. Gurses, C.X. Kronawitter*

The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2021, 125, 2944–2955

A contribution to the Emily A. Carter Festschrift virtual special issue of The Journal of Physical Chemistry

Near-Surface Imaging of the Multi-Component Gas Phase Above a Silver Catalyst During Partial Oxidation of Methanol

B. Zhou, E. Huang, R. Almeida, S.M. Gurses, A. Ungar, J. Zetterberg, A.R. Kulkarni, C.X. Kronawitter, D.L. Osborn, N. Hansen, J.H. Frank*

ACS Catalysis2021, 11, 155-168

Room Temperature and Atmospheric Pressure Aqueous Partial Oxidation of Ethane to Oxygenates over AuPd Catalysts

Y.L. Wang,‡ S.M. Gurses,‡ N. Felvey, C.X. Kronawitter*
‡Equal contributors

Catalysis Science & Technology, 2020, 10, 6679-6686

Supported Metal Pair-Site Catalysts

E. Guan, J. Ciston, S.R. Bare, R.C. Runnebaum, A. Katz, A.R. Kulkarni, C.X. Kronawitter, B.C. Gates*

ACS Catalysis2020, 10, 9065–9085

Ethane Dehydrogenation over Cr/ZSM-5: Characterization of Active Sites through Probe Molecule Adsorption FTIR

N. Felvey, M. Meloni, C.X. Kronawitter*, R.C. Runnebaum*

Catalysis Science & Technology2020, 10, 5069-5081

In Situ Deposition of Pd During Oxygen Reduction Yields Highly Selective and Active Electrocatalysts for Direct H2O2 Production

Y.L. Wang, S.M. Gurses, N. Felvey, A. Boubnov, S.S. Mao, C.X. Kronawitter*

ACS Catalysis, 2019, 9, 8453-8463

Reversible Structural Evolution of NiCoOxHy during the Oxygen Evolution Reaction and Identification of the Catalytically Active Phase

Z. Chen, L. Cai, X. Yang, C.X. Kronawitter, L. Guo, S. Shen, B.E. Koel

ACS Catalysis, 20188, 1238-1247

Nanomaterials for Renewable and Sustainable Energy

A special issue of Nanomaterials, 2018, 8
(Guest Editor, C.X. Kronawitter)

Investigation of Water Dissociation and Surface Hydroxyl Stability on Pure and Ni-modified CoOOH by Ambient Pressure Photoelectron Spectroscopy

Z. Chen, C.X. Kronawitter, I. Waluyo, B.E. Koel

The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2018, 122, 810-817

The Promoting Effect of Tetravalent Cerium on the Oxygen Evolution Activity of Copper Oxide Catalysts

Z. Chen, C.X. Kronawitter, X. Yang, Y.-w. Yeh, N. Yao, B.E. Koel

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 201719, 31545-31552
Selected as Cover article

Selected for 2017 PCCP HOT Articles

An Overview of Photocatalytic Materials

S. Shen, C.X. Kronawitter, G. Kiriakidis

Journal of Materiomics, 2017, 3, 1-2

Electrocatalytic Hydrogenation of Pyridinium Enabled by Surface Proton Transfer Reactions

C.X. Kronawitter, Z. Chen, P. Zhao, X. Yang, B. E. Koel

Catalysis Science & Technology, 2017, 7, 831-837
Selected for 2017 Catalysis, Science &Technology Hot Articles

Photocatalytic Materials

A special issue of Journal of Materiomics, 2017, 3
(Guest Editor, C.X. Kronawitter)

Activity of Pure and Transition Metal-Modified CoOOH for the Oxygen Evolution Reaction in an Alkaline Medium

Z. Chen, C.X. Kronawitter, Y.-W. Yeh, X. Yang, P. Zhao, N. Yao, B.E. Koel

Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017, 5, 842-850

Published prior to UCD:

Orbital-resolved imaging of the adsorbed state of pyridine on GaP(110) identifies sites susceptible to nucleophilic attack

C.X. Kronawitter, M. Lessio, P. Zahl, A.B. Muñoz-García, P. Sutter, E.A. Carter, B.E. Koel. J. Phys. Chem C., 2015, 119, 28917.

Observation of surface-bound negatively charged hydride and hydroxide on GaP(110) in H2O environments

C.X. Kronawitter, M. Lessio, P. Zhao, C. Riplinger, A. Boscoboinik, D.E. Starr, P. Sutter, E.A. Carter, B.E. Koel. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119, 17762.

Facet-dependent activity and stability of Co3O4 nanocrystals towards the oxygen evolution reaction

Z. Chen, C.X. Kronawitter, B.E. Koel. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015, 17, 29387.

The (0001) Surfaces of α-Fe2O3 Nanocrystals are Preferentially Activated for Water Oxidation by Ni Doping

P. Zhao, F. Wu, C.X. Kronawitter, Z. Chen, N. Yao, B.E. Koel. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015, 17, 26797.

Synchrotron-based spectroscopy for solar energy conversion

F.J. Himpsel, P.L. Cook, I. Zegkinoglou, I. Boukahil, R. Qiao, W. Yang, S.C. Pemmaraju, D. Prendergast, C.X. Kronawitter, M.G. Kibria, Z. Mi, L. Vayssieres. Solar Hydrogen and Nanotechnology, Proc. SPIE, 2015, 9560, 95600G-1-7.

Hydrogen-bonded cyclic water clusters nucleated on an oxide surface

C.X. Kronawitter, C. Riplinger, X. He, P. Zahl, E.A. Carter, P. Sutter, B.E. Koel. J. Am. Chem. Soc.2014136, 13283.

Titanium incorporation into hematite photoelectrodes: Theoretical considerations and experimental observations

C.X. Kronawitter, I. Zegkinoglou, S.-H. Shen, P. Liao, I.S. Cho, O. Zandi, Y.-S. Liu, K. Lashgari, G. Westin, J.-H. Guo, F.J. Himpsel, E.A. Carter, X.L. Zheng, T.W. Hamann, B.E. Koel, S.S. Mao, L. Vayssieres. Energy Environ. Sci., 2014, 7, 3100.

WO3-α-Fe2O3 composite photoelectrodes with low onset potential for solar water oxidation

P. Zhao, C.X. Kronawitter, X. Yang, J. Fu, B.E. Koel. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014, 16, 1327.

On the orbital anisotropy in hematite nanorod-based photoanodes

C.X. Kronawitter, I. Zegkinoglou, J.-H. Guo, F. J. Himpsel, S.S. Mao, L. Vayssieres. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 13483.

A ZnO/ZnO:Cr isostructural nanojunction electrode for photoelectrochemical water splitting

S. Shen, C.X. Kronawitter, J. Jiang, P. Guo, L. Guo, S.S. Mao. Nano Energy, 2013, 2, 958.

Physical and photoelectrochemical characterization of Ti-doped hematite photoanodes prepared by solution growth

S. Shen, C.X. Kronawitter, D.A. Wheeler, P. Guo, S.A. Lindley, J. Jiang, J.Z. Zhang, L. Guo, S.S. Mao. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013, 1, 14498.

Physical and photoelectrochemical properties of Zr-doped hematite nanorod arrays

S. Shen, P. Guo, D.A. Wheeler, J. Jiang, S.A. Lindley, C.X. Kronawitter, J.Z. Zhang, L. Guo, S.S. Mao. Nanoscale, 2013, 5, 9867.

ZnO deposition on metal substrates: Relating fabrication, morphology, and wettability

S.S. Beaini, C.X. Kronawitter, V.P. Carey, S.S. Mao. J. Appl. Phys., 2013, 113, 184905.

Design of solar cell materials via soft X-ray spectroscopy

F.J. Himpsel, P.L. Cook, G. de la Torre, J. M. Garcia-Lastra, R. Gonzalez-Moreno, J.-H. Guo, R.J. Hamers, C.X. Kronawitter, P.S. Johnson, J.E. Ortega, D. Pickup, M.-E. Ragoussi, C. Rogero, A. Rubio, R.E. Ruther, L. Vayssieres, W. Yang, I. Zegkinoglou. J. Electron. Spectr. Relat. Phenom., 2013, 190(A), 2.

Engineering impurity distributions in photoelectrodes for solar water oxidation

C.X. Kronawitter, Z. Ma, D. Liu, S.S. Mao, B.R. Antoun. Adv. Energy Mater., 2012, 2, 52.

On the interfacial electronic structure origin of efficiency enhancement in Hematite photoanodes

C.X. Kronawitter, I. Zegkinoglou, C. Rogero, J.-H. Guo, S.S. Mao, F. J. Himpsel, L. Vayssieres. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012, 116, 22780.

Effect of Cr doping on the photoelectrochemical performance of hematite nanorod photoanodes

S. Shen, J. Jiang, P. Guo, C.X. Kronawitter, S.S. Mao, L. Guo. Nano Energy, 2012, 1, 732.

Surface tuning for promoted charge transfer in hematite nanorod arrays as water-splitting photoanodes

S. Shen, C.X. Kronawitter, J. Jiang, S.S. Mao, L. Guo. Nano Res., 2012, 5, 327.

Soft X-ray characterization of Zn1-xSnxO electronic structure for thin film photovoltaics

M. Kapilashrami, C.X. Kronawitter, T. Törndahl, J. Lindahl, A. Hultqvist, W.-C Wang, C.-L. Chang, S.S. Mao, J.-H. Guo. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2012, 14, 10154.

TiO2-SnO2:F interfacial electronic structure investigated by soft X-ray absorption spectroscopy

C.X. Kronawitter, M. Kapilashrami, J.R. Bakke, S.F. Bent, C.-H. Chuang, W.-F. Pong, J.-H. Guo, L. Vayssieres, S.S. Mao. Phys. Rev. B, 2012, 85, 125109.

Heavy p-type doping of ZnSe thin films using Cu2Se in pulsed laser deposition

X. Zhang, K.M. Yu, C.X. Kronawitter, Z. Ma, P.Y. Yu, S.S. Mao. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2012, 101, 042107.

Growth of highly oriented YSZ and CeO2 films with Tasker-forbidden surfaces in oxygen-deficient environments

X. Zhang, C.X. Kronawitter, P. Berdahl, S.S. Mao. J. Appl. Phys., 2012, 111, 093530.

A perspective on solar-driven water splitting with all-oxide hetero-nanostructures

C.X. Kronawitter, L. Vayssieres, S. Shen, L. Guo, D.A. Wheeler, J.Z. Zhang, B.R. Antoun, S.S. Mao. Energy Environ. Sci., 2011, 4, 3889.
Highly Cited Paper in Environment/Ecology, ISI Web of Knowledge

Electron enrichment in 3d transition metal oxide hetero-nanostructures

C.X. Kronawitter, J.R. Bakke, D.A. Wheeler, W.-C. Wang, C. Chang, B.R. Antoun, J.Z. Zhang, J.-H. Guo, S.F. Bent, S.S. Mao, L. Vayssieres. Nano Lett., 2011, 11, 3855.

Doped, porous iron oxide films and their optical functions and anodic photocurrents for solar water splitting

C.X. Kronawitter, S.S. Mao, B.R. Antoun. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2011, 98, 092108.
Selected for Nature Photonics Research Highlights: Nature Photonics, 2011, 5, 265

Solar light-driven photocatalytic hydrogen evolution over ZnIn2S4 loaded with transition-metal sulfides

S. Shen, X. Chen, F. Ren, C.X. Kronawitter, S.S. Mao, L. Guo. Nanoscale Res. Lett., 2011,6, 290.

Surface modification of α-Fe2O3 nanorod array photoanodes for improved light-induced water splitting

S. Shen, C.X. Kronawitter, L. Guo, S.S. Mao. Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 2011, 1326, mrss11-1326-f08-06.

Effect of noble metal in CdS/M/TiO2 for photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue under visible light

S. Shen, L. Guo, X. Chen, F. Ren, C.X. Kronawitter, S.S. Mao. Int. J. Green Nanotech.: Mat. Sci. Eng., 2010, 1, M94.

Pulsed laser deposition of metal oxide photoelectrodes for solar-driven hydrogen production

C.X. Kronawitter, S.S. Mao. Solar Hydrogen and Nanotechnology, Proc. SPIE, 2009, 7408, 740808-1-9.