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Illustration of Bifunctional oxygen electrocatalysts of perovskite nickelates

Tuning the electrocatalytic performance of bifunctional catalysts

Scientists are working together to study perovskite-structured rare-earth nickelates (RNiO3) that can serve as bifunctional catalysts capable of performing both the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) and the oxygen evolution reaction (OER).



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Invited review article emphasizes developments in ion soft-landing

Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and Purdue University teamed to review the ion soft-landing technique and its application to materials synthesis. Using this technique to gently place selected molecules onto surfaces lets scientists maintain exquisite control over the molecular ingredients that make up complex materials.



Dynamic structural changes of various gold nanostructures supported on CeO2 upon exposure to the reactant gases

Why size matters for gold as a catalyst

Advanced microscopy study reveals insights into the catalytic activity of gold nanoparticles.



Jaehun Chun

Jaehun Chun Gives Invited Talk to National Academies

Congratulations to Jaehun Chun on his invited talk as a panelist at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine open data-gathering session on separation science.



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Summer 2018 Issue of Transformations Now Available

Check out the latest opinions, insights, thought leaders, and capabilities in catalysis in the summer 2018 issue of Transformations.



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