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Electrochemical water splitting Electrochemical ammonia synthesis Stable electrodes for perovksite solar cells

20052021

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2020

2,6-Diiminopyridine complexes of group 2 metals: synthesis, characterisation and redox behaviour

Dawkins, M. J. C., Simonov, A. N. & Jones, C., 26 May 2020, In : Dalton Transactions. 49, 20, p. 6627-6634 8 p.

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A Roadmap to the Ammonia Economy

MacFarlane, D. R., Cherepanov, P., Choi, J., Suryanto, B., Hodgetts, R. Y., Bakker, J., Ferrero Vallana, F. & Simonov, A., 17 Jun 2020, In : Joule. 4, p. 1186-1205 20 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Electroreduction of Nitrates, Nitrites, and Gaseous Nitrogen Oxides: A Potential Source of Ammonia in Dinitrogen Reduction Studies

Choi, J., Du, H-L., Nguyen, C. K., Suryanto, B. H. R., Simonov, A. N. & MacFarlane, D. R., 12 Jun 2020, In : ACS Energy Letters. 5, 6, p. 2095-2097 3 p.

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Engineering high-energy-density sodium battery anodes for improved cycling with superconcentrated ionic-liquid electrolytes

Rakov, D. A., Chen, F., Ferdousi, S. A., Li, H., Pathirana, T., Simonov, A. N., Howlett, P. C., Atkin, R. & Forsyth, M., 4 May 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Nature Materials. 7 p.

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Enhancement of the intrinsic light harvesting capacity of Cs2AgBiBr6 double perovskite via modification with sulphide

Pai, N., Lu, J., Wang, M., Chesman, A. S. R., Seeber, A., Cherepanov, P. V., Senevirathna, D. C., Gengenbach, T. R., Medhekar, N. V., Andrews, P. C., Bach, U. & Simonov, A. N., 28 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 8, 4, p. 2008-2020 13 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Enhancement of the photoelectrochemical water splitting by perovskite BiFeO3 via interfacial engineering

Liu, G., Karuturi, S. K., Chen, H., Wang, D., Ager, J. W., Simonov, A. N. & Tricoli, A., 15 May 2020, In : Solar Energy. 202, p. 198-203 6 p.

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Liquefied Sunshine: Transforming Renewables into Fertilizers and Energy Carriers with Electromaterials

MacFarlane, D. R., Choi, J., Suryanto, B. H. R., Jalili, R., Chatti, M., Azofra, L. M. & Simonov, A. N., 7 May 2020, In : Advanced Materials. 32, 18, 13 p., 1904804.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Refining Universal Procedures for Ammonium Quantification via Rapid 1H NMR Analysis for Dinitrogen Reduction Studies

Hodgetts, R. Y., Kiryutin, A. S., Nichols, P., Du, H. L., Bakker, J. M., MacFarlane, D. R. & Simonov, A. N., 13 Mar 2020, In : ACS Energy Letters. 5, 3, p. 736-741 6 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Solvent Engineering of a Dopant-Free Spiro-OMeTAD Hole-Transport Layer for Centimeter-Scale Perovskite Solar Cells with High Efficiency and Thermal Stability

Hu, M., Wu, X., Tan, W. L., Tan, B., Scully, A. D., Ding, L., Zhou, C., Xiong, Y., Huang, F., Simonov, A. N., Bach, U., Cheng, Y. B., Wang, S. & Lu, J., 19 Feb 2020, In : ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 12, 7, p. 8260-8270 11 p.

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2019

Binder-Free Electrodes Derived from Interlayer-Expanded MoS2 Nanosheets on Carbon Cloth with a 3D Porous Structure for Lithium Storage

Han, Y., Chatti, M., Ge, Y., Wang, C., Chao, Y., Simonov, A. N. & Wallace, G. G., 15 Apr 2019, In : ChemElectroChem. 6, 8, p. 2338-2343 6 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Challenges and prospects in the catalysis of electroreduction of nitrogen to ammonia

Suryanto, B. H. R., Du, H. L., Wang, D., Chen, J., Simonov, A. N. & MacFarlane, D. R., Apr 2019, In : Nature Catalysis. 2, 4, p. 290-296 7 p.

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142 Citations (Scopus)

Critical Assessment of the Electrocatalytic Activity of Vanadium and Niobium Nitrides toward Dinitrogen Reduction to Ammonia

Du, H. L., Gengenbach, T. R., Hodgetts, R., Macfarlane, D. R. & Simonov, A. N., 1 Jan 2019, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 7, 1, p. 6839−6850 12 p.

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27 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of Oxygen–Metal Electron Transfer and Metal Electronic States During Manganese Oxide Catalyzed Water Oxidation Revealed with In Situ Soft X-Ray Spectroscopy

Tesch, M. F., Bonke, S. A., Jones, T. E., Shaker, M. N., Xiao, J., Skorupska, K., Mom, R., Melder, J., Kurz, P., Knop-Gericke, A., Schlögl, R., Hocking, R. K. & Simonov, A. N., 1 Jan 2019, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 58, 11, p. 3426-3432 7 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

High-Temperature One-Step Synthesis of Efficient Nanostructured Bismuth Vanadate Photoanodes for Water Oxidation

Tran-Phu, T., Chen, H., Bo, R., Di Bernardo, I., Fusco, Z., Simonov, A. N. & Tricoli, A., 1 Jan 2019, In : Energy Technology. 10 p., 1801052.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Intrinsically stable in situ generated electrocatalyst for long-term oxidation of acidic water at up to 80 °C

Chatti, M., Gardiner, J. L., Fournier, M., Johannessen, B., Williams, T., Gengenbach, T. R., Pai, N., Nguyen, C., MacFarlane, D. R., Hocking, R. K. & Simonov, A. N., 1 May 2019, In : Nature Catalysis. 2, 5, p. 457-465 9 p.

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Multiple Roles of Cobalt Pyrazol-Pyridine Complexes in High-Performing Perovskite Solar Cells

Lu, J., Scully, A. D., Sun, J., Tan, B., Chesman, A. S. R., Ruiz Raga, S., Jiang, L., Lin, X., Pai, N., Huang, W., Cheng, Y. B., Bach, U. & Simonov, A. N., 21 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 10, 16, p. 4675-4682 8 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Perovskite solar cells with a hybrid electrode structure

Hu, Y., Adhyaksa, G. W. P., Deluca, G., Simonov, A. N., Duffy, N. W., Reichmanis, E., Bach, U., Docampo, P., Bein, T., Garnett, E. C., Chesman, A. S. R. & Jumabekov, A. N., 23 Dec 2019, In : AIP Advances. 9, 12, 5 p., 125037.

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Photon-Induced, Timescale, and Electrode Effects Critical for the in Situ X-ray Spectroscopic Analysis of Electrocatalysts: The Water Oxidation Case

King, H. J., Fournier, M., Bonke, S. A., Seeman, E., Chatti, M., Jumabekov, A. N., Johannessen, B., Kappen, P., Simonov, A. N. & Hocking, R. K., 25 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 123, 47, p. 28533-28549 17 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Separating the Effects of Experimental Noise from Inherent System Variability in Voltammetry: The [Fe(CN)6]3-/4- Process

Robinson, M., Simonov, A. N., Zhang, J., Bond, A. M. & Gavaghan, D., 5 Feb 2019, In : Analytical Chemistry. 91, 3, p. 1944-1953 10 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Silver bismuth sulfoiodide solar cells: tuning optoelectronic properties by sulfide modification for enhanced photovoltaic performance

Pai, N., Lu, J., Gengenbach, T. R., Seeber, A., Chesman, A. S. R., Jiang, L., Senevirathna, D. C., Andrews, P. C., Bach, U., Cheng, Y-B. & Simonov, A. N., Feb 2019, In : Advanced Energy Materials. 9, 5, 11 p., 1803396.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Cooperative silanetriolate-carboxylate sensitiser anchoring for outstanding stability and improved performance of dye-sensitised photoelectrodes

Fournier, M., Hoogeveen, D. A., Bonke, S. A., Spiccia, L. & Simonov, A. N., 1 Aug 2018, In : Sustainable Energy & Fuels. 2, 8, p. 1707-1718 12 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Electrolysis of natural waters contaminated with transition-metal ions: identification of a metastable FePb-based oxygen-evolution catalyst operating in weakly acidic solutions

Bonke, S. A., Abel, K. L., Hoogeveen, D. A., Chatti, M., Gengenbach, T., Fournier, M., Spiccia, L. & Simonov, A. N., 1 Jul 2018, In : ChemPlusChem. 83, 7, p. 704-710 7 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Highly dispersed and disordered nickel-iron layered hydroxides and sulphides: robust and high-activity water oxidation catalysts

Chatti, M., Glushenkov, A. M., Gengenbach, T., Knowles, G. P., Mendes, T. C., Ellis, A. V., Spiccia, L., Hocking, R. K. & Simonov, A. N., Jul 2018, In : Sustainable Energy & Fuels. 2, 7, p. 1561-1573 13 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Interfacial benzenethiol modification facilitates charge transfer and improves stability of cm-sized metal halide perovskite solar cells with up to 20% efficiency

Lu, J., Lin, X., Jiao, X., Gengenbach, T., Scully, A. D., Jiang, L., Tan, B., Sun, J., Li, B., Pai, N., Bach, U., Simonov, A. N. & Cheng, Y-B., 1 Jul 2018, In : Energy & Environmental Science. 11, 7, p. 1880-1889 10 p.

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Leone Spiccia Memorial Issue

Andrews, P. C., Martin, L. L. & Simonov, A. N., 1 Jul 2018, In : ChemPlusChem. 83, 7, p. 548-553 6 p.

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Molecular Engineering of Zinc-Porphyrin Sensitisers for p-Type Dye-Sensitised Solar Cells

Lu, J., Liu, Z., Pai, N., Jiang, L., Bach, U., Simonov, A. N., Cheng, Y. B. & Spiccia, L., 1 Jul 2018, In : ChemPlusChem. 83, 7, p. 711-720 10 p.

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Molecular Engineering of Zinc-Porphyrin Sensitisers for p-Type Dye-Sensitised Solar Cells

Lu, J., Liu, Z., Pai, N., Jiang, L., Bach, U., Simonov, A. N., Cheng, Y-B. & Spiccia, L., 1 Jul 2018, In : ChemPlusChem. 83, 7, p. 547 1 p.

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Probing Electron Transfer in the Manganese-Oxide-Forming MnxEFG Protein Complex using Fourier Transformed AC Voltammetry: Understanding the Oxidative Priming Effect

Tao, L., Simonov, A. N., Romano, C. A., Butterfield, C. N., Tebo, B. M., Bond, A. M., Spiccia, L., Martin, L. L. & Casey, W. H., 1 Mar 2018, In : ChemElectroChem. 5, 6, p. 872-876 5 p.

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Spray deposition of AgBiS2 and Cu3BiS3 thin films for photovoltaic applications

Pai, N., Lu, J., Senevirathna, D. C., Chesman, A. S. R., Gengenbach, T., Chatti, M., Bach, U., Andrews, P. C., Spiccia, L., Cheng, Y. B. & Simonov, A. N., 1 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 6, 10, p. 2483-2494 12 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)

Transparent Quasi-Interdigitated Electrodes for Semitransparent Perovskite Back-Contact Solar Cells

DeLuca, G., Jumabekov, A. N., Hu, Y., Simonov, A. N., Lu, J., Tan, B., Adhyaksa, G. W. P., Garnett, E. C., Reichmanis, E., Chesman, A. S. R. & Bach, U., 24 Sep 2018, In : ACS Applied Energy Materials. 1, 9, p. 4473-4478 6 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Tuning the morphology and structure of disordered hematite photoanodes for improved water oxidation: a physical and chemical synergistic approach

Liu, G., Karuturi, S. K., Chen, H., Spiccia, L., Tan, H. H., Jagadish, C., Wang, D., Simonov, A. N. & Tricoli, A., 1 Nov 2018, In : Nano Energy. 53, p. 745-752 8 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Analysis of HypD Disulfide Redox Chemistry via Optimization of Fourier Transformed ac Voltammetric Data

Adamson, H., Robinson, M., Bond, P. S., Soboh, B., Gillow, K., Simonov, A. N., Elton, D. M., Bond, A. M., Sawers, R. G., Gavaghan, D. J. & Parkin, A., 7 Feb 2017, In : Analytical Chemistry. 89, 3, p. 1565-1573 9 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Biogenic manganese-oxide mineralization is enhanced by an oxidative priming mechanism for the multi-copper oxidase, MnxEFG

Tao, L., Simonov, A., Romano, C. A., Butterfield, C. N., Fekete, M., Tebo, B. M., Bond, A. M., Spiccia, L., Martin, L. L. & Casey, W. H., 26 Jan 2017, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 23, 6, p. 1346-1352 7 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Diammonium and Monoammonium Mixed-Organic-Cation Perovskites for High Performance Solar Cells with Improved Stability

Lu, J., Jiang, L., Li, W., Li, F., Pai, N. K., Scully, A. D., Tsai, C. M., Bach, U., Simonov, A. N., Cheng, Y. & Spiccia, L., 2017, In : Advanced Energy Materials. 7, 18, 10 p., 1700444.

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52 Citations (Scopus)

Electrochemistry of cytochrome P450 17α-hydroxylase/17,20-lyase (P450c17)

Martin, L. L., Kubeil, C., Simonov, A. N., Kuznetsov, V. L., Corbin, C. J., Auchus, R. J., Conley, A. J., Bond, A. M. & Rodgers, R. J., 2017, In : Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 441, p. 62-67 6 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Electro-synthesis of ammonia from nitrogen at ambient temperature and pressure in ionic liquids

Zhou, F., Azofra, L. M., Ali, M., Kar, M., Simonov, A. N., McDonnell-Worth, C., Sun, C., Zhang, X. & MacFarlane, D. R., 1 Dec 2017, In : Energy & Environmental Science. 10, 12, p. 2516-2520 5 p.

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Modelling ac voltammetry with MECSim: facilitating simulation–experiment comparisons

Kennedy, G. F., Bond, A. M. & Simonov, A. N., 1 Feb 2017, In : Current Opinion in Electrochemistry. 1, 1, p. 140-147 8 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Origin of Photoelectrochemical Generation of Dihydrogen by a Dye-Sensitized Photocathode without an Intentionally Introduced Catalyst

Hoogeveen, D. A., Fournier, M., Bonke, S. A., Nattestad, A., Mishra, A., Bäuerle, P., Spiccia, L., Mozer, A. J. & Simonov, A. N., 22 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 121, 46, p. 25836-25846 11 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Polypyridyl Iron Complex as a Hole-Transporting Material for Formamidinium Lead Bromide Perovskite Solar Cells

Kashif, M. K., Benesperi, I., Milhuisen, R. A., Meyer, S., Hellerstedt, J., Zee, D., Duffy, N. W., Halstead, B., Fuhrer, M. S., Cashion, J., Cheng, Y. B., Spiccia, L., Simonov, A. N. & Bach, U., 11 Aug 2017, In : ACS Energy Letters. 2, 8, p. 1855-1859 5 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Tunable Biogenic Manganese Oxides

Simonov, A. N., Hocking, R. K., Tao, L., Gengenbach, T. R., Williams, T., Fang, X. Y., King, H. J., Bonke, S. A., Hoogeveen, D. A., Romano, C. A., Tebo, B. M., Martin, L. L., Casey, W. H. & Spiccia, L., 27 Sep 2017, In : Chemistry - A European Journal. 23, 54, p. 13482-13492 11 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Untangling Complex Redox Chemistry in Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks Using Fourier Transformed Alternating Current Voltammetry

Usov, P. M., Simonov, A. N., Bond, A. M., Murphy, M. J. & D'Alessandro, D. M., 3 Oct 2017, In : Analytical Chemistry. 89, 19, p. 10181-10187 7 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Use of Bayesian Inference for Parameter Recovery in DC and AC Voltammetry

Gavaghan, D. J., Cooper, J., Daly, A. C., Gill, C., Gillow, K., Robinson, M., Simonov, A. N., Zhang, J. & Bond, A. M., 2017, In : ChemElectroChem. 5, 6, p. 917–935 19 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Vertically Aligned Interlayer Expanded MoS2 Nanosheets on a Carbon Support for Hydrogen Evolution Electrocatalysis

Chatti, M., Gengenbach, T. R., King, R., Spiccia, L. & Simonov, A. N., 11 Apr 2017, In : Chemistry of Materials. 29, 7, p. 3092-3099 8 p.

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71 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Highly dispersed cobalt oxide on TaON as efficient photoanodes for long-term solar water splitting

Gujral, S. S., Simonov, A., Higashi, M., Fang, X. -Y., Abe, R. & Spiccia, L., 6 May 2016, In : ACS Catalysis. 6, 5, p. 3404-3417 14 p.

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Multiparameter estimation in voltammetry when an electron transfer process is coupled to a chemical reaction

Simonov, A., Morris, G. P., Mashkina, E., Bethwaite, B., Gillow, K., Baker, R. E., Gavaghan, D. & Bond, A., 3 May 2016, In : Analytical Chemistry. 88, 9, p. 4724-4732 9 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Parameterization of water electrooxidation catalyzed by metal oxides using fourier transformed alternating current voltammetry

Bonke, S., Bond, A., Spiccia, L. & Simonov, A., 14 Dec 2016, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 138, 49, p. 16095-16104 10 p.

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Photo-assisted electrodeposition of manganese oxide on TaON anodes: effect on water photooxidation capacity under visible light irradiation

Gujral, S. S., Simonov, A., Fang, X. -Y., Higashi, M., Gengenbach, T. R., Abe, R. & Spiccia, L., 2016, In : Catalysis Science & Technology. 6, 11, p. 3745-3757 13 p.

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Photo-electrocatalytic hydrogen generation at dye-sensitised electrodes functionalised with a heterogeneous metal catalyst

Hoogeveen, D. A., Fournier, M., Bonke, S., Fang, X. -Y., Mozer, A. J., Mishra, A., Bäuerle, P., Simonov, A. & Spiccia, L., 20 Nov 2016, In : Electrochimica Acta. 219, p. 773-780 8 p.

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