SEVENEN FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME

Design of thin-film nanocatalysts for on-chip fuel cell technology

Nature Materials article

14/12/2015

Counting electrons on supported nanoparticles

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Nature Materials online published on line on December 14, 2015 read more on Nature Publishing pages

Yaroslava Lykhach1, Sergey M. Kozlov2 Tomáš Skála3, Andrii Tovt3, Vitaliy Stetsovych3, Nataliya Tsud3, Filip Dvořák3, Viktor Johánek3, Armin Neitzel1, Josef Mysliveček3, Stefano Fabris4, Vladimír Matolín3, Konstantin M. Neyman2,5,*, Jörg Libuda1,6,*,

1 Lehrstuhl für Physikalische Chemie II, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg


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Reporting Period 2 review meeting

03/12/2015

The 2nd Reporting Period review meeting of chipCAT takes place on December 3-4, 2015 in Brussels. Our meeting this time is hosted by CZELO, the Czech Liaison Office for research, development and innovation. The meeting program is available in the file sharing space.


Workshop

08/06/2015

chipCAT workshop

The chipCAT workshop takes place in Dijon, at the Université de Bourgogne, from June 8th to 11th, 2015.

Here you can download the workshop program and collection of abstracts.


Article Angewandte Chemie Int'l Ed

11/06/2014

Maximum Noble-Metal Efficiency in Catalytic Materials: Atomically Dispersed Surface Platinum

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Angewandte Chemie Int'l Edition online published on June 11, 2014 read more on Wiley Online Library pages

Albert Bruix1, Yaroslava Lykhach3, Iva Matolínová5, Armin Neitzel3, Tomáš Skála5, Nataliya Tsud5, Mykhailo Vorokhta5, Vitaliy Stetsovych5, Klára Ševčíková5, Josef Mysliveček5, Roman Fiala5, Michal Václavů5, Kevin C. Prince7, Stéphanie Bruyère6, Valérie Potin6, Francesc Illas1, Vladimír


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Article FAU & CUP - J. Phys. Chem. C

09/06/2014

Role of Oxygen in Acetic Acid Decomposition on Pt(111)

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J. Phys. Chem. C online published on June 9, 2014 read more on ACS pages

Armin Neitzel1, Yaroslava Lykhach1, Viktor Johánek2, Nataliya Tsud2, Tomáš Skála2, Kevin C. Prince3,4, Vladimír Matolín2, and Jörg Libuda1,5,*

1 Lehrstuhl für Physikalische Chemie II, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Egerlandstrasse 3, 91058 Erlangen, Germany, Fax: (+49) 9131-8528867, http://www.chemie.uni-erlangen.de/libuda
2 Department of


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Reporting Period meeeting

22/05/2014

The first Reporting Period meeting of chipCAT (GA and MC together) was held in Prague on May 22 - 23, 2014, attended by PTA Dr. Wilson. The recent achievements were presented, periodic scientific and financial reports were discussed and planning for the second period and the nearest six moths especially was made. The organizers would like to thank all meeting participants cordialy for their contributions!


Open Access article FAU & CUP - Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.

19/05/2014

Hydrogen activation on Pt-Sn nanoalloys supported on mixed Sn-Ce oxide films

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--  This article has Open Access!  --

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 16 (26), (2014) pp. 13209-13219 read more on RSC pages

Armin Neitzel1, Yaroslava Lykhach1, Tomáš Skála2, Nataliya Tsud2, Klára Ševčíková2, Viktor Johánek2, Mykhailo Vorokhta2, Kevin C. Prince3,4, Vladimír Matolín2, and Jörg Libuda1,5,*

1 Lehrstuhl für Physikalische Chemie II, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Egerlandstrasse 3,



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Article CUP & UBD - Catalysis Today

30/04/2014

Pt–CeOx thin film catalysts for PEMFC

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Catalysis Today online only, nopp (2014) - read more on Catalysis Today pages

R. Fiala*,†, M. Václavů, A. Rednyk, I. Khalakhan, J. Lavková†,‡, V. Potin, I. Matolínová, V. Matolín

Department of Surface and Plasma Science, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague, V Holešovičkách 2, 180 00 Prague 8, Czech Republic
Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne, UMR 6303 CNRS, Université de Bourgogne, 9, Avenue


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CUP, FAU & UBD workshop in Châtel, France

22/03/2014

Staff members and students from the CUP, FAU and UBD groups met in Châtel, France for a week-long workshop. The primary goal was for everyone to meet others, with whom they had been collaborating remotely or indirectly only. A series of 19 presentations were given, 3 evening round table discussions regarding key experimental topics were organized as well. Many thanks to prof. Matolin for choosing the Chalet les Loups for the venue, it had just the right size for the common activities, seminars …

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Article UBCN - Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.

21/02/2014

O vacancies on steps on the CeO2(111) surface

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Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 16, 7823 (2014) - read more on RSC pages

Sergey M. Kozlova and Konstantin M. Neymana,b,*

    a Departament de Química Física and Institut de Química Teòrica i Computacional (IQTCUB), Universitat de Barcelona, C/Martí i Franquès 1, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    b Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA), 08010 Barcelona, Spain

Cerium dioxide is a compound important for heterogeneous catalysis, energy



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General Assembly meeting 2014

01/01/2014

The General Assembly meeting (and Management Committee meeting) took place on January 31st, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. Hosted by prof. Konstantin Neyman, attended by the PTA Dr. Wilson and the public part was also joined by several members of the UBCN group. The Financial Advisor Dr. Chvojkova gave a presentation on the periodic reporting process and the related usual issues.


Article CUP & UBD - ACS AMI 6

27/12/2013

Preparation of Magnetron Sputtered Thin Cerium Oxide Films with a Large Surface on Silicon Substrates Using Carbonaceous Interlayers

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ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 6, 1213 (2014) - read more on ACS pages

Martin Dubau*,†, Jaroslava Lavková†,‡, Ivan Khalakhan, Stanislav Haviar, Valerie Potin, Vladimír Matolín, and Iva Matolínová

Department of Surface and Plasma Science, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague, V Holešovičkách 2, 180 00 Prague 8, Czech


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Article CNR - JPC Letters

25/11/2013

Energetics of Water Oxidation Catalyzed by Cobalt Oxide Nanoparticles: Assessing the Accuracy of DFT and DFT+U Approaches Against Coupled Cluster Methods

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J. Phys Chem Letters 4 (24), 4223 (2013) - read more on ACS pages

Karolina Kwapien, Simone Piccinin, Stefano Fabris*

CNR-IOM DEMOCRITOS Simulation Center, Istituto Officina dei Materiali, and SISSA, Via Bonomea 265, I-34136 Trieste, Italy

Some of the most promising catalysts for water oxidation rely on crystalline and amorphous cobalt


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Article UBCN - Nanoscale 6

13/11/2013

A DFT study of oxygen dissociation on platinum based nanoparticles

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Nanoscale 6, 1153 (2013) - read more on RCS pages

Paul Jennings1, Hristiyan A. Aleksandrov2,3, Konstantin M. Neyman2,4, and Roy L. Johnston*,5

1School of Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
2Departament de Química Física & IQTCUB, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain


3Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
4Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats



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Article FAU & CUP - CSC 7

06/11/2013

The Mechanism of Hydrocarbon Oxygenate Reforming: C—C Bond Scission, Carbon Formation, and Noble-Metal-Free Oxide Catalysts

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Chem. Sus. Chem. 7, 77 (2014) - read more on Wiley pages

Yaroslava Lykhach1,*, Armin Neitzel1, Klára Ševčíková2, Viktor Johánek2, Nataliya Tsud2, Tomáš Skála2, Kevin C. Prince3,4, Vladimír Matolín2, and Jörg Libuda1,5,*

1 Lehrstuhl für Physikalische Chemie II, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Egerlandstrasse 3, 91058 Erlangen, Germany, Fax:


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Article UBCN - JChemPhys 139

22/08/2013

Effect of MgO(100) support on structure and properties of Pd and Pt nanoparticles with 49-155 atoms

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J. Chem. Phys. 139, 084701 (2013) - read more on AIP pages

Sergey M. Kozlov1, Hristiyan A. Aleksandrov1,2, Jacek Goniakowski3 and Konstantin M. Neyman1,4,a)

    1 Departament de Química Física and Institut de Química Teòrica i Computacional (IQTCUB), Universitat de Barcelona, C/Martí i Franquès 1, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    2 Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Sofia, Blvd. J.


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Management Committee meeting

24/06/2013

On June 24-25, 2013 the project's Management Committee meeting took place in Trieste. The level of collaboration and progress reported at the meeting was deemed satisfactory and promising for the following project stages. We thank Dr. Massimo Tormen (TNL) and his staff for the organization.


Article CNR - JPC Letters

22/06/2013

Fluxionality of Au clusters at ceria surfaces during CO oxidation: relationships among reactivity, size, cohesion, and surface defects from DFT simulations

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J. Phys Chem Letters 4 (14), 2256 (2013) - read more on ACS pages

Prasenjit Ghosh*,†, Matteo Farnesi Camellone, Stefano Fabris

Department of Chemistry and Physics, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune-411008, India
Lehrstuhl für Theoretische Chemie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, D-44780 Bochum,


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Article CUP, CNR & FAU - JPC Letters

27/02/2013

Epitaxial Cubic Ce2O3 Films via Ce–CeO2 Interfacial Reaction

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ACS Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 4 (6), 866 (2013) - read more on ACS pages

Vitalii Stetsovych, Federico Pagliuca, Filip Dvořák, Tomáš Duchoň, Mykhailo Vorokhta, Marie Aulická, Jan Lachnitt, Stefan Schernich§, Iva Matolínová, Kateřina Veltruská, Tomáš Skála, Daniel Mazur, Josef Mysliveček*,†, Jörg Libuda§, and Vladimír Matolín

Department of Surface and Plasma Science, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics,


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General Assembly meeting

20/01/2013

The first, "kick-off" chipCAT meeting took place at Charles University in Prague in January 20-21, 2013. Project participants presented their roles in the project, steering structure and managerial project office were elected, and the European Commission's responsible officials got introduced: Dr. Andell, the Project Officer, and Dr. Wilson, the Project Technical Advisor. Eventually, a seminar was organized to introduce the project to the professional public and Coordinator's officials. The …

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chipCAT start

01/12/2012

The chipCAT project officially started today after EC officials added their signature to the Grant Agreement no.310191 under FP7.