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Key Publications

Ten high-impact publications of the Research Priority Area Sustainable Chemistry:

  1. Converting waste toilet paper to electricity: A first-stage techno-economic feasibility study. E. van der Roest, M. van der Spek, A. Ramirez, B. van der Zwaan and G. Rothenberg, Energy Technol., 2017, 5, 2189-2197. DOI: 10.1002/ente.201700247
  2. Developing hierarchically porous MnOx/NC hybrid nanorods for oxygen reduction and evolution catalysis. J. Pandey, B. Hua, W. Ng, Y. Yang, K. van der Veen, J. Chen, N.J. Geels, J.-L. Luo, G. Rothenberg and N. Yan, Green Chem., 2017,19, 2793-2797.  (SUSCHEM post-doc). DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00147A
  3. Catalytic routes towards acrylic acid, adipic acid and ε-caprolactam starting from biorenewables. R. Beerthuis, G. Rothenberg and N.R. Shiju, Green Chem., 2015, 17, 1341-1361. DOI: 10.1039/C4GC02076F
  4. Homogeneously Catalysed Conversion of Aqueous Formaldehyde to H2 and Carbonate. Trincado, M.; Sinha, V.; Rodriguez-Lugo, R.E.; Pribanic, B.; de Bruin, B.; Grützmacher, H.; Nature Communications, 2017, 8, 14990. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms14990
  5. CoIII-Carbene Radical Approach to Substituted 1H-Indenes. Das, B.G.; Chirila, A.; Tromp, M.; Reek, J.N.H; de Bruin, B., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 8968−8975. (SUSCHEM post-doc). DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b05434
  6. Hydrogenation of Carboxylic Acids with a Homogeneous Cobalt Catalyst. Korstanje, T.J.; van der Vlugt, J.I.; Elsevier, C.J.; de Bruin, B., Science, 2015, 350 (6258), 298-302. DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa8938
  7. Self-assembled nanospheres with multiple endohedral binding sites pre-organize catalysts and substrates for highly efficient reactions. Wang, Q., Gonell Gomez, S., Leenders, S. H. A. M., Dürr, M., Ivanović-Burmazović, I., & Reek, J. N. H. Nature Chemistry 8(3) 2016 225-230. DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa8938
  8. An iron-iron hydrogenase mimic with appended electron reservoir for efficient proton reduction in aqueous media Becker, R., Amirjalayer, S., Li, P., Woutersen, S., & Reek, J. N. H. (2016).. Sciences advances, 2(1), e1501014. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1501014
  9. Catalytic Synthesis of N-Heterocycles via Direct C(sp3)–H Amination Using an Air-Stable Iron(III) Species with a Redox-Active Ligand B. Bagh, D.L.J. Broere, V. Sinha, P.T. Kuipers, N.P. van Leest, B. de Bruin, S. Demeshko, M. A. Siegler, J.I. van der Vlugt, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 pp 5117–5124. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b00270
  10. Single-site trinuclear copper oxygen clusters in mordenite for selective conversion of methane to methanol S. Grundner, M.A.C. Markovits, G. Li, M. Tromp, E.A. Pidko, E.J.M. Hensen, A. Jentys, M. Sanchez-Sanchez & J.A. Lercher: Nature Communications 2015, 6, 7546; DOI: 10.1038/ncomms8546