Publications 2014


  1. M.E. Vaida and T.M. Bernhardt
    Surface-aligned femtochemistry: Molecular reaction dynamics on oxide surfaces
    in “Ultrafast phenomena in Molecular Sciences”, Eds. R. de Nalda and L. Bañares, ISBN: 978-3-319-02051-1
    Springer Verlag, Berlin, (2014)
  3. S. Brimaud, A.K. Engstfeld, O.B. Alves, H.E. Hoster, and R.J. Behm
    Oxygen reduction on structurally well defined, bimetallic PtRu surfaces:  Monolayer PtxRu1-x/Ru(0001) surface alloys vs. Pt film covered Ru(0001)
    Top. Catal., 57, 222-235 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1007/s11244-013-0177-0
  5. S. Ditze, M. Stark, Michael, F.Buchner, A. Aichert, N. Jux, L. Nicola, A. Goerling, W.  Hieringer, J. Hornegger, H.-P. Steinrück, and H. Marbach
    On the energetics of conformational switching of molecules at and close to room temperature
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136, 1609–1616 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1021/ja411884p
  7. A. Balan, P.M. Derlet, A. Fraile Rodríguez, J. Bansmann, R. Yanes, U. Nowak, A. Kleibert, and F. Nolting
    Direct observation of magnetic metastability in individual iron nanoparticles
    Phys. Rev. Lett., 112, 107201 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.107201
  9. S. Brimaud, A.K. Engstfeld, O.B. Alves, and R.J. Behm
    Structure – reactivity correlation in the oxygen reduction reaction: Activity of structurally well defined AuxPt1-x/Pt(111) monolayer surface alloys
    J. Electroanal. Chem., 716, 71–79 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jelechem.2013.10.017
  11. D. Widmann and R.J. Behm
    Activation of molecular oxygen and the nature of the active oxygen species for CO oxidation on oxide supported Au catalysts
    Acc. Chem. Res., 47, 740–749 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1021/ar400203e
  13. Q. Tao, Y.-Li Zheng,  D.-C. Jiang, Y.-X. Chen, Z. Jusys, and R. J. Behm
    Interaction of C1  Molecules with a Pt Electrode at Open Circuit Potential -  A Combined Infrared and Mass Spectroscopic Study
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 118, 6799–6808 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1021/jp411982p
  15. F. Buchner, H. Farkhondeh, M. Bozorgchenani, B. Uhl, and R. J. Behm
    Temperature-induced Structural and Chemical Changes of Ultrathin Ethylene Carbonate Films on Cu(111)
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16, 11191-11195 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1039/C4CP01417K
  17. S. Brimaud, Z. Jusys, and R.J. Behm
    Shape-selected nanocrystals for in situ spectro-electrochemistry studies on structurally well defined surfaces under controlled electrolyte transport:  A combined in situ ATR-FTIR / online DEMS investigation of CO electrooxidation on Pt
    Beilstein J. Nanotech., 5, 735-746 (2014)
    DOI: 10.3762/bjnano.5.86
  19. Z. Jusys and R.J. Behm
    Adsorption / oxidation of formaldehyde on a polycrystalline Pt film electrode: An in situ IR spectroscopy search for adsorbed reaction intermediates
    Beilstein J. Nanotech., 5, 747-759 (2014)
    DOI: 10.3762/bjnano.5.87
  21. S. Brimaud, J. Solla-Gullón, I. Weber, J.M. Feliu, and R.J. Behm
    Formic acid electrooxidation on noble metal electrodes: The role of pH, surface structure and anion adsorption, and their mechanistic implication
    ChemElectroChem, 1, 1075-1083 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1002/celc.201400011
  23. S.M. Lang, T.M. Bernhardt, M. Krstic, and V. Bonacic-Koutecky
    The Origin of the Selectivity and Activity of Ruthenium-Cluster Catalysts for Fuel-Cell Feed-Gas Purification: A Gas-Phase Approach
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 53, 5467–5471 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201310134
  25. S.M. Lang and T.M. Bernhardt
    Gas phase model systems for catalysis
    Bunsen-Magazin, 6, 283-289 (2014)
  27. R. Reichert, J. Schnaidt, Z. Jusys, and R.J. Behm
    The influence of reactive side products on the electrooxidation of methanol -  A combined in situ infrared spectroscopy and online mass spectrometry study
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16, 13780-13799 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1039/C4CP01229A
  29. A. Marcu, G. Toth, and R.J. Behm
    Electrochemical Test Procedures for Accelerated Evaluation of Fuel Cell Cathode Catalaysts Degradation
    Fuel Cells, 14, 378–385 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1002/fuce.201300138
  31. B. Uhl, F. Buchner, S. Gabler, M. Bozorgchenani, and R.J. Behm
    Adsorption and Reaction of Sub-Monolayer Films of an Ionic Liquid with Cu(111)
    Chem. Commun., 50, 8601-8604 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1039/c4cc03203a
  33. C. Gebauer, Z. Jusys, M. Wassner, N. Hüsing, and R. J. Behm
    PEMFC cathode catalysts based on titanium oxide supported Pt nanoparticles
    Chem. Phys. Chem., 15, 2094-2107 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201402019
  35. M. Stark, S. Ditze, M. Lepper, L. Zhang, H. Schlott, F. Buchner, M. Röckert, M. Chen, O. Lytken, H.-P. Steinrück, and H. Marbach
    Massive conformational changes during thermally induced self-metalation of 2H-Tetrakis-(3,5-di-tert-butyl)-phenyl porphyrin on Cu(111)
    Chem. Commun., 50, 10225-10228 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03708A
  37. D. Widmann, E. Hocking, and R.J. Behm
    On the origin of selectivity in the preferential CO oxidation on Au/TiO2  – Nature of the active oxygen species for H2  oxidation
    J. Catal., 317, 272-276 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2014.06.011
  39. S.M. Lang, S.U. Förtig, T.M. Bernhardt, M. Krstic, and V. Bonacic-Koutecky
    Gas-Phase Synthesis and Structure of Wade-Type Ruthenium Carbonyl and Hydrido Carbonyl Clusters
    J. Phys. Chem. A, 118, 8356–8359 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1021/jp501242c
  41. S.M. Lang, I. Fleischer, T.M. Bernhardt, R.N. Barnett, and Uzi Landman
    Size-Dependent Self-Limiting Oxidation of Free Palladium Clusters
    J. Phys. Chem. A, 118, 8572–8582 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1021/jp502736p
  43. C. Gebauer, J. Fischer, M. Wassner, T. Diemant, J. Bansmann, N. Hüsing, and R.J. Behm
    Novel N, C doped Ti(IV)-oxides as Pt-free catalysts for the O2  reduction reaction
    Electrochim. Acta, 146, 335-345 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2014.08.056
  45. N. Takehiro, P. Liu, A. Bergbreiter, J.K. Nørskov, and R. J. Behm
    Hydrogen adsorption on bimetallic PdAu(111) surface alloys: Minimum adsorption ensemble, ligand and ensemble effects, and ensemble confinement
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16, 23930-23943 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1039/C4CP02589J
  47. R. Reichert, Z. Jusys, and R.J. Behm
    A novel photoelectrochemical flow cell with online mass spectrometric detection: Oxidation of formic acid on a nanocrystalline TiO2 electrode
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16, 25076-25080 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1039/C4CP03320E
  49. C. Rongeat, M.A. Reddy, T. Diemant, R.J. Behm, and M. Fichtner
    Development of New Anode Composite Materials for Fluoride Ion Batteries
    J. Mat. Chem. A, 2, 20861-20872 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1039/C4TA02840F
  51. S.M. Lang, T.M. Bernhardt, M. Krstic, and V. Bonacic-Koutecky
    Water activation by small free ruthenium oxide clusters
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16, 26578-26583 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1039/C4CP02366H
  53. A.K. Engstfeld, S. Brimaud, and R.J. Behm
    Potential induced surface restructuring - The need for structural characterization in electrocatalysis research
    Angew. Chem., 126, 13150–13154 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1002/ange.201404479
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 53,12936–12940 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201404479
  55. H. Hartmann, J. Bansmann, T. Diemant, and R.J. Behm
    Interaction of coadsorbed CO and deuterium on a bimetallic, Pt monolayer island modified Ru(0001) surface
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 118, 28948–28958 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1021/jp504409s
  57. P. Gao, X. Zhao, Z. Zhao-Karger, T. Diemant, R.J. Behm, and M. Fichtner
    Vanadium oxychloride/magnesium electrode systems for chloride ion batteries
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 6, 22430–22435 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1021/am5064266
  59. B. Stöckle, D. Y. Wah Ng, C. Meier, T. Paust, F. Bischoff, T. Diemant, R.J. Behm, K.-E. Gottschalk, U. Ziener, T. Weil
    Precise Control of Polydopamine Film Formation by Electropolymerization
    Macromol. Symp., 346, 73–81 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1002/masy.201400130