Theocat publications

Please refer to Dennis' Google Scholar page for the full publication list.

2020

  • A. Beck, X. Huang, L. Artiglia, M. Zabilskiy, X. Wang, P. Rzepka, D. Palagin, M.-G. Willinger, and J. A.  van Bokhoven,  “The dynamics of overlayer formation on catalyst nanoparticles and strong metal-support interaction”, Nat. Commun. 11, 3220 (2020).
  • M. Zabilskiy, V. L. Sushkevich, D. Palagin, M. A. Newton, F. Krumeich, and J. A. van Bokhoven, “The Unique Interplay between Copper and Zinc during Catalytic Carbon Dioxide Hydrogenation to Methanol”, Nat. Commun. 11, 2409 (2020).
  • V. L. Sushkevich, O. V. Safonova, D. Palagin, M. A. Newton, and J. A. van Bokhoven, “Structure of Copper Sites in Zeolites Examined by Fourier and Wavelet Transform Analysis of EXAFS”, Chem. Sci. 11, 5299 (2020).
  • Z. R. Jovanovic, J.-P. Lange, M. Ravi, A. J. Knorpp, V. L. Sushkevich, M. A. Newton, D. Palagin, and J. A. van Bokhoven, “Oxidation of methane to methanol over Cu-exchanged zeolites: Scientia gratia scientiae or paradigm shift in natural gas valorization?”, J. Catal. 385, 238 (2020).
  • M. A. Newton, A. J. Knorpp, V. L. Sushkevich, D. Palagin, and J. A. van Bokhoven, “Active sites and mechanisms in the direct conversion of methane to methanol using Cu in zeolitic hosts: a critical examination”, Chem. Soc. Rev. 49, 1449 (2020); featured on the cover.
  • X. Wang, J. A. van Bokhoven, and D. Palagin, “Atomically dispersed platinum on low index and stepped ceria surfaces: phase diagrams and stability analysis”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 22, 28 (2020); highlighted in 2019 PCCP HOT Articles; featured on the cover

2019

  • D. Palagin, V. L. Sushkevich, and J. A. van Bokhoven, “Water Molecules Facilitate Hydrogen Release in Anaerobic Oxidation of Methane to Methanol over Cu/Mordenite”, ACS Catal. 9, 10365 (2019).
  • L. Artiglia, V. L. Sushkevich, D. Palagin, A. J. Knorpp, K. Roy, and J. A. van Bokhoven, “In-situ X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Detects Multiple Active Sites Involved in the Selective Anaerobic Oxidation of Methane in Copper-Exchanged Zeolites”, ACS Catal. 9, 6728 (2019).
  • M. Ravi, V. L. Sushkevich, A. J. Knorpp, M. A. Newton, D. Palagin, A. B. Pinar, M. Ranocchiari, and J. A. van Bokhoven, “Misconceptions and challenges in methane-to-methanol over transition-metal-exchanged zeolites”, Nat. Catal. 2, 485 (2019).

2018

  • M. A. Newton, A. J. Knorpp, A. B. Pinar, V. L. Sushkevich, D. Palagin, and J. A. van Bokhoven, “On the Mechanism Underlying the Direct Conversion of Methane to Methanol by Copper Hosted in Zeolites; Braiding Cu K-Edge XANES and Reactivity Studies”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 140, 10090 (2018).
  • V. L. Sushkevich, D. Palagin, and J. A. van Bokhoven, “The Effect of the Active‐Site Structure on the Activity of Copper Mordenite in the Aerobic and Anaerobic Conversion of Methane into Methanol”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 57, 8906 (2018).
  • V. L. Sushkevich, D. Palagin, M. Ranocchiari, and J. A. van Bokhoven, “Response to Comment on “Selective anaerobic oxidation of methane enables direct synthesis of methanol”, Science 359, eaar6868 (2018).

2017

  • X. Wang, J. van Bokhoven, D. Palagin, “Ostwald ripening versus single atom trapping: towards understanding platinum particles sintering”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19, 30513 (2017).
  • S. Saedy, D. Palagin, O. V. Safonova, J. van Bokhoven, A. A. Khodadadi, and Y. Mortazavi, “Understanding the Mechanism of Synthesis of Pt3Co Intermetallic Nanoparticles via Preferential Chemical Vapor Deposition”, J. Mater. Chem. A 5, 24396 (2017).
  • V. L. Sushkevich, D. Palagin, M. Ranocchiari, and J. A. van Bokhoven, “Response to Comment on “Selective anaerobic oxidation of methane enables direct synthesis of methanol”, Science 358, eaan6083 (2017).
  • V. L. Sushkevich, D. Palagin, M. Ranocchiari, and J. A. van Bokhoven, “Selective anaerobic oxidation of methane enables direct synthesis of methanol”, Science 356, 523 (2017).
  • D. Palagin, A. J. Knorpp, A. B. Pinar, M. Ranocchiari, and J. A. van Bokhoven, “Assessing the Relative Stability of Copper Oxide Clusters as Active Sites of a CuMOR Zeolite for Methane to Methanol Conversion: Size Matters?”, Nanoscale 9, 1144 (2017).