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Small-angle scattering analysis of empty of loaded hierarchical porous materials Gommes C.J., G. Prieto, P.E. de Jongh, J. Phys. Chem. C. 2015, 120, 1488-1506 DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b09556
Nanoscale intimacy in bifunctional catalysts for selective conversion of hydrocarbons Zečević, J., G., Vanbutsele, K. P. de Jong, J. A. Martens, Nature 2015, 528, 245-254 DOI:10.1038/nature16173
Effects of Coke Deposits on the Catalytic Performance of Large Zeolite H-ZSM-5 Crystals during Alcohol-to-Hydrocarbon Reactions as Investigated by a Combination of Optical Spectroscopy and Microscopy Nordvang, E.C., E. Borodina, J. Ruiz-Martínez, R. Fehrmann, B.M. Wekchuysen, Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 17324–17335 DOI:10.1002/chem.201503136
Zeolites and Zeotypes for Oil and Gas Conversion Vogt, E. T. C., G. T. Whiting, A. Dutta Chowdhury, B. M. Weckhuysen, Adv. Catal. 2015, 58, 143-314 DOI:10.1016/bs.acat.2015.10.001
Reusable Mg–Al hydrotalcites for the catalytic synthesis of diglycerol dicarbonate from diglycerol and dimethyl carbonate Stewart, J.A., B.M. Weckhuysen, P.C.A. Bruijnincx, Catal. Today 2015, 257, 274-280 DOI:10.1016/j.cattod.2014.06.035
Evolution of arsenic in high fluence plasma immersion ion implanted silicon: Behavior of the as-implanted surface Vishwanath V., E. Demenev, D. Giubertoni, L. Vanzetti, A.L. Koh, G. Steinhauser, G. Pepponi, M. Bersani, F. Meirer, M.A. Foad, Appl. Surf. Sci. 2015, 355, 792-799 DOI:10.1016/j.apsusc.2015.07.068
Polyethylene with Reverse Co-monomer Incorporation: From an Industrial Serendipitous Discovery to Fundamental Understanding Cicmil, D., J. Meeuwissen, A. Vantomme, J. Wang, I.K. van Ravenhorst, H.E. van der Bij, A. Muñoz-Murillo, B.M. Weckhuysen, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 13073–13079 DOI:10.1002/anie.201506718
Unlocking the potential of a sleeping giant: lignins as sustainable raw materials for renewable fuels, chemicals and materials Bruijnincx, P.C.A., R. Rinaldi, B.M. Weckhuysen, Green Chem. 2015, 17, 4860-4861 DOI:10.1039/C5GC90055G
Proton Transfer in Aqueous Solution: Exploring the Boundaries of Adaptive QM/MM T. Jiang, J.M. Boereboom, C. Michel, P. Fleurat-Lessard, R.E. Bulo, Quantum Modeling of Complex Molecular Systems, Springer International Publishing, J.-L. Rivail, M. Ruiz-Lopez, X. Assfeld (Eds.) 2015, 55-91 DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-21626-3_2
Mesoscale Characterization of Nanoparticles Distribution Using X-ray Scattering Gommes, C.J., G. Prieto, J. Zecevic, M. Vanhalle, B. Goderis, K.P. de Jong, P.E. de Jongh, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 11804-11808 DOI:10.1002/anie.201505359
Recent advances in zeolite chemistry and catalysis Weckhuysen, B.M., J. Yu, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2015, 44, 7022-7024 DOI:10.1039/C5CS90100F
Fluid catalytic cracking: recent developments on the grand old lady of zeolite catalysis Vogt, E.T.C., B.M. Weckhuysen, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2015, 44, 7342-7370 DOI:10.1039/C5CS00376H
An Atomic-Scale View of CO and H2 Oxidation on a Pt-Fe3O4 Model Catalyst Bliem, R., J. van der Hoeven, A. Zavodny, O. Gamba, J. Pavelec, P.E. de Jongh, M. Schnid, U. Diebold, G.S. Parkinson, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 13999–14002 DOI:10.1002/anie.201507368
Ex Situ and Operando Studies on the Role of Copper in Cu-Promoted SiO2–MgO Catalysts for the Lebedev Ethanol-to-Butadiene Process Angelici, C., F. Meirer, A.M.J. van der Eerden, H.L. Schaink, A. Goryachev, J.P. Hofman, E.J.M. Hensen, B.M. Weckhuysen, P.C.A. Bruijnincx, ACS Catal. 2015, 5, 6005-6015 DOI:10.1021/acscatal.5b00755
Inner-shell excitation spectroscopy of peroxides Harding, K.L., S. Kalirai, R. Hayes, V. Ju, G. Cooper, A.P. Hitchcock, M.R. Thompson, Chem. Phys. 2015, 461, 117-124 DOI:10.1016/j.chemphys.2015.09.004
Enhanced catalytic performance of zeolite ZSM-5 for conversion of methanol to dimethyl ether by combining alkaline treatment and partial activation Wei, Y., P.E. de Jongh, M.L.M. Bonati, D.J. Law, G.J. Sunley, K.P. de Jong, Appl. Catal. A: Gen. 2015, 540, 211-219 DOI:10.1016/j.apcata.2014.12.027
Skeletal isomerisation of oleic acid over ferrierite: Influence of acid site number, accessibility and strength on activity and selectivity Wiedemann, S.C.C., A. Muñoz-Murillo, R. Oord, T. van Bergen-Brenkman, B. Wels, P.C.A. Bruijnincx, B.M. Weckhuysen, J. Catal. 2015, 329, 195-205 DOI:10.1016/j.jcat.2015.05.013
X-ray Fluorescence Tomography of Aged Fluid-Catalytic-Cracking Catalyst Particles Reveals Insight into Metal Deposition Processes Kalirai, S., U. Boesenberg, G. Falkenberg, F. Meirer, B.M. Weckhuysen, ChemCatChem 2015, 7, 3674-3682 DOI:10.1002/cctc.201500710
Effect of support surface treatment on the synthesis, structure, and performance of Co/CNT Fischer–Tropsch catalysts Eschemann, T.O., W.S. Lamme, R.L. Manchester, T.E. Parmentier, A. Cognigni, M. Rønning, K.P. de Jong, J. Catal. 2015, 328, 130-138 DOI:10.1016/j.jcat.2014.12.010
Substituted Phthalic Anhydrides from Biobased Furanics: A New Approach to Renewable Aromatics Thiyagarajan, S., H.C. Genuino, M. Śliwa, J.C. van der Waal, E. de Jong, J. van Haveren, B.M. Weckhuysen, P.C.A. Bruijnincx, D.S. van Es, ChemSusChem 2015, 8, 3052-3056 DOI:10.1002/cssc.201500511
Fabrication of Fischer–Tropsch Catalysts by Deposition of Iron Nanocrystals on Carbon Nanotubes Casavola, M., J. Hermannsdörfer, N. de Jonge, A.I. Dugulan, K.P. de Jong, Adv. Func. Mater. 2015, 25, 5309-5319 DOI:10.1002/adfm.201501882
Ge nanostructuring by Sn ion implantation Secchi M., E. Demenev D. Giubertoni, S. Gennaro, M. Bersani, T. Del Buono, O.A. Cacioppo, F. Meirer, S. Gupta, IEEE-NANO 2015 - 15th International Conference on Nanotechnology 2016 2015, 522-525 DOI:10.1109/NANO.2015.7388655
Ultra-Small MgH2 Nanoparticles Embedded into an Ordered Microporous Carbon Showing Rapid Hydrogenation Sorption Kinetics Zlotea, C., Y. Oumellal, S-J. Hwang, C. M. Ghimbeu, P.E. de Jongh, M. Latroche, J. Phys. Chem. C. 2015, 119, 18091-18098 DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b05754
Speciation of inorganic arsenic in particulate matter by combining HPLC/ICP-MS and XANES analyses Tirez K., C. Vanhoof, J. Peters, L. Geerts, N. Bleux, E. Adriaenssens, E. Roekens, S. Smolek, A. Maderitsch, R. Steininger, J. Göttlicher, F. Meirer, C. Streli and P. Berghmans, J. Anal. At. Spectrom. 2015, 30, 2074-2088 DOI:10.1039/C5JA00105F
Determining the location and nearest neighbours of aluminium in zeolites with atom probe tomography Perea, D.E., I. Arslan, J. Liu, Z. Ristanović, L. Kovarik, B.W. Arey, J.A. Lercher, S.R. Bare, B.M. Weckhuysen, Nat. Commun. 2015, 6, 7589 DOI:10.1038/ncomms8589
Recent Developments in the Synthesis of Supported Catalysts Munnik, P., P.E. de Jongh, K.P. de Jong, Chem. Rev. 2015, 115, 6687-6718 DOI:10.1021/cr500486u
Support Functionalization to Retard Ostwald Ripening in Copper Methanol Synthesis Catalysts van den Berg, R., T.E. Parmentier, C.F. Elkjær, C.J. Gommes, J. Sehested, S. Helveg, P.E. de Jongh, K.P. de Jong, ACS Catal. 2015, 5, 4439-4448 DOI:10.1021/acscatal.5b00833
Phosphorus promotion and poisoning in zeolite-based materials: synthesis, characterisation and catalysis van der Bij, H.E., B.M. Weckhuysen, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2015, 44, 7406-7428 DOI:10.1039/C5CS00109A
2D X-ray and FTIR micro-analysis of the degradation of cadmium yellow pigment in paintings of Henri Matisse Pouyet E., M. Cotte, B. Fayard, M. Salomé, F. Meirer, A. Mehta, E. S. Uffelman, A. Hull, F. Vanmeert, J. Kieffer, M. Burghammer, K. Janssens, F. Sette, Appl. Phys. a 2015, 121, 967-980 DOI:10.1007/s00339-015-9239-4
Studying birth, life and death of catalytic solids with operando spectroscopy Weckhuysen, B.M., Natl. Sci. Rev. 2015, 2, 147-149 DOI:10.1093/nsr/nwv020
Quantitative 3D Fluorescence Imaging of Single Catalytic Turnovers Reveals Spatiotemporal Gradients in Reactivity of Zeolite H-ZSM-5 Crystals upon Steaming Ristanović, Z., J.P. Hofmann, G. De Cremer, A.V. Kubarev, M. Rohnke, F. Meirer, J. Hofkens, M.B.J. Roeffaers, B.M. Weckhuysen, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 6559–6568 DOI:10.1021/jacs.5b01698
Destabilization of Mg Hydride by Self-Organized Nanoclusters in the Immiscible Mg–Ti System Asano, K., R J. Westerwaal, A. Anastasopol, L. P. A. Mooij, C. Boelsma, P. Ngene, H. Schreuders, S. W. H. Eijt and B. Dam, J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119, 12157–12164 DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b02275
Influence of acid–base properties on the Lebedev ethanol-to-butadiene process catalyzed by SiO2–MgO materials Angelici, C., M.E.Z. Velthoen, B.M. Weckhuysen, P.C.A. Bruijnincx, Catal. Sci. Technol. 2015, 5, 2869-2879 DOI:10.1039/c5cy00200a
Regioselective Cleavage of Electron-Rich Double Bonds in Dienes to Carbonyl Compounds with [Fe(OTf)2(mix-BPBP)] and a Combination of H2O2 and NaIO4 Spannring, P., V. A. Yazerski, J. Chen, M. Otte, B.M. Weckhuysen, P.C.A. Bruijnincx, R.J.M. Klein Gebbink, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 2015, 3462–3466 DOI:10.1002/ejic.201500213
Binder Effects in SiO2-and Al2O3-Bound Zeolite ZSM-5-Based Extrudates as Studied by Microspectroscopy Whiting, G.T., F. Meirer, M. Mertens, A. Bons, B.M. Weiss, P.A. Stevens, E. de Smit, B.M. Weckhyusen, ChemCatChem 2015, 7, 1312-1321 DOI:10.1002/cctc.201402897
Deactivation Behavior of Co/TiO2 Catalysts during Fischer−Tropsch Synthesis Eschemann, T.O., K.P. de Jong, ACS Catal. 2015, 5, 3181-3188 DOI:10.1021/acscatal.5b00268
CaO as Drop-In Colloidal Catalysts for the Synthesis of Higher Polyglycerols Kirby, F., A.-E. Nieuwelink, B. W. M. Kuipers, A. Kaiser, P. C. A. Bruijnincx, B. M. Weckhuysen, Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 5101-5109 DOI:10.1002/chem.201405906
High performing and stable supported nano-alloys for the catalytic hydrogenation of levulinic acid to γ-valerolactone Luo, W., M. Sankar, A.M. Beale, Q. He, C.J. Kiely, P.C.A. Bruijnincx, B.M. Weckhuysen, Nat. Commun. 2015, 6, 6540 DOI:10.1038/ncomms7540
The hydrogen permeability of Pd-Cu based thin film membranes in relation to their structure: A combinatorial approach Weseterwall, R. J., E. A. Bouman, W. G. Haije, H. Schreuders, S. Dutta, M. Wu, C. Boelsma, P. Ngene, S. Basak, and B. Dam, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 2015, 40, 3932-3943 DOI:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2015.01.124
Palladium nanoparticles confined in thiolfunctionalized ordered mesoporous silica for more stable Heck and Suzuki catalysts Oliveira, R. L., W. He, R. J. M. Klein Gebbink, K. P. de Jong, Catal. Sci. Technol. 2015, 5, 1919-1928 DOI:10.1039/c4cy01517g
Controlled Synthesis of Phase-Pure Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework Co-ZIF-9 Öztürk, Z., J.P. Hofmann, M. Lutz, M. Mazaj, N.Z. Logar, B.M. Weckhuysen, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 2015, 1625-1630 DOI:10.1002/ejic.201403077
Tailoring and visualizing the pore architecture of hierarchical zeolites Wei, Y., T. E. Parmentier, K. P. de Jong, J. Zečević, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2015, 44, 7234-7261 DOI:10.1039/c5cs00155b
Separation of Time-Resolved Phenomena in Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering of the Photocatalytic Reduction of p-Nitrothiophenol Schrojenstein-Lantman, van E. M., P. de Peinder, A. J. G. Mank, B. M. Weckhuysen, ChemPhysChem 2015, 16, 547-554 DOI:10.1002/cphc.201402709
Differences in single and aggregated nanoparticle plasmon spectroscopy Singh, P., T. Deckert-Gaudig, H. Schneidewind, K. Kirsch, E. M. van Schrojenstein Lantman, B. M. Weckhuysen, V. Deckert, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17, 2991-2995 DOI:10.1039/c4cp04850d
Study of dinuclear Rh(II) complexes of phenylalanine derivatives as potential anticancer agents by using X-ray fluorescence and X-ray absorption Majer, Z., Bosze, S., Szabó, I., Mihucz, V.G., Gaál, A., Szilvágyi, G., Pepponi, G., Meirer, F., Wobrauschek, P., Szoboszlai, N., Ingerle, D., Streli, C., Microchem. J. 2015, 120, 5157 DOI:10.1016/j.microc.2015.01.002
Tracking the transformation and transport of arsenic sulfide pigments in paints: Synchrotron-based X-ray micro-analyses Keune, K., Mass, J., Meirer, F., Pottasch, C., Van Loon, A., Hull, A., Church, J., Pouyet, E., Cotte, M., Mehta, A., J. Anal. Atom. Spec. 2015, 30, 813-827 DOI:10.1039/c4ja00424h
Evidence for an unorthodox firing sequence employed by the Berlin Painter: Deciphering ancient ceramic firing conditions through high-resolution material characterization and replication Cianchetta, I., Trentelman, K., Maish, J., Saunders, D., Foran, B., Walton, M., Sciau, P., Wang, T., Pouyet, E., Cotte, M., Meirer, F., Liu, Y., Pianetta, P., Mehta, A., J. Anal. Atom. Spec. 2015, 30, 666-676 DOI:10.1039/c4ja00376d
High-Resolution Single-Molecule Fluorescence Imaging of Zeolite Aggregates within Real-Life Fluid Catalytic Cracking Particles Ristanović, Z., M. M. Kerssens, A. V. Kubarev, F. C. Hendriks, P. Dedecker, J. Hofkens, M. B. J. Roeffaers, B. M. Weckhuysen, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 1836-1840 DOI:10.1002/anie.201410236
Differences in the Location of Guest Molecules within Zeolite Pores As Revealed by Multilaser Excitation Confocal Fluorescence Microscopy: Which Molecule Is Where? Sprung, C., B. M Weckhuysen, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 1916-1928 DOI:10.1021/ja511381f
Full, Reactive Solubilization of Humin Byproducts by Alkaline Treatment and Characterization of the Alkali-Treated Humins Formed Zandvoort, van I., E. R. H. van Eck, P. de Peinder, H. J. Heeres, P. C. A. Bruijnincx, B. M. Weckhuysen, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2015, 3, 533-543 DOI:10.1021/sc500772w
Nanoconfined LiBH4 as a Fast Lithium Ion Conductor Blanchard, D., A. Nale, D. Sveinbjörnsson, T.M. Eggenhuisen, MH.W. Verkuijlen, Suwarno, T. Vegge, A.P.M. Kentgens, P.E. de Jongh, Adv. Func. Mater. 2015, 25, 184-192 DOI:10.1002/adfm.201402538
Rational disorder in lithium borohydride Remhof, A., Y. Yan, J.P. Embs, V.G. Sakai, A. Nale, P.E. de Jongh, Z. Lodziana, A. Züttel, EPJ Web of Conf. 2015, 83, 02014 DOI:10.1051/epjconf/20158302014
Unraveling the Redox Behavior of a CoMoS Hydrodesulfurization Catalyst: A Scanning Transmission X-ray Microscopy Study in the Tender X-ray Range Al Samarai, M., F. Meirer, C. Karunakaran, J. Wang, E. T. C. Vogt, H. W. Zandbergen, T. Weber, B. M. Weckhuysen, F. M. F. de Groot, J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119, 2530-2536 DOI:10.1021/jp510802p
Agglutination of single catalyst particles during fluid catalytic cracking as observed by X-ray nanotomography Meirer, F., Kalirai, S., Weker, J.N., Liu, Y., Andrews, J.C., Weckhuysen, B.M., Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 8097-8100 DOI:10.1039/c5cc00401b
Life and death of a single catalytic cracking particle Meirer F., S. Kalirai, D. Morris, S. Soparawalla, Y. Liu, G. Mesu, J. C. Andrews, B. M. Weckhuysen, Science Advances 2015, 1, e1400199 DOI:10.1126/sciadv.1400199
What is the correct Fe L23 X-ray absorption spectrum of magnetite? Zhu, X., S. Kalirai, D. A. Bazylinski, A. P. Hitchcock, J. Elec. Spec. Rel. Phenom. 2015, 199, 19-26 DOI:10.1016/j.elspec.2014.12.005
Sustainable production of dimethyl adipate by non-heme iron(III) catalysed oxidative cleavage of catechol Jastrzebski, R., E.J. van den Berg, B.M. Weckhuysen, P.C.A. Bruijnincx, Catal. Sci. Technol. 2015, 5, 2103-2109 DOI:10.1039/c4cy01562b
Surface- and Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy as Operando Probes for Monitoring and Understanding Heterogeneous Catalysis Harvey, C. E., B. M. Weckhuysen, Catal. Lett. 2015, 145, 40-57 DOI:10.1007/s10562-014-1420-4
Influence of the Reaction Temperature on the Nature of the Active and Deactivating Species during Methanol to Olefins Conversion over H-SSZ-13 Borodina, E., F. Meirer, I. Lezcano-González, M. Mokhtar, A. M. Asiri, S. A. Al-Thabaiti, S. N. Basahel, J. Ruiz-Martinez, B. M. Weckhuysen, ACS Catal. 2015, 5, 992-1003 DOI:10.1021/cs501345g
Mapping Metals Incorporation of a Whole Single Catalyst Particle Using Element Specific X-ray Nanotomography Meirer, F., D. T. Morris, S. Kalirai, Y. Liu, J. C. Andrews, B. M. Weckhuysen, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 102-105 DOI:10.1021/ja511503d
Mapping nanocavities in plugged SBA-15 with confined silver nanostructures R. L. Oliveira, M. Shakeri, J. D. Meeldijk, K. P. de Jong, P. E. de Jongh, Micropor. Mesopor. Mat. 2015, 201, 234-239 DOI:dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2014.09.026