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The Influence of Metal Impurities on NiOOH Electrocatalytic Activity in the Oxygen Evolution Reaction.
N.I. Watson, M. Keegan, B. van den Bosch, N. Yan and G. Rothenberg, ChemElectroChem, 2024, in press.


3D printing of integrated metallic reactor-catalysts: concept and application.
F. Pope, M. Fowler, D. Giesen, L. Drangai and G. Rothenberg, Chem. Eng. Technol., 2024, in press.


Enhancing Electrocatalytic Synthesis of Glycine with CuPb1MLElectrode Synthesized via Pb UPD.
P.J.L. Broersen, T. de Groot, D.F. Bruggeman, E.S. Caarls, J.A. Trindell, D. Anastasiadou, M.C. Figueiredo, G. Rothenberg and A.C. Garcia, ChemCatChem, 2024, 16, e202301370.

DOI: 10.1002/cctc.202301370 (open access)


Noncovalent Grafting of Molecular Complexes to Solid Supports by Counterion Confinement.
P.C.M. Laan, E.O. Bobylev, N.J. Geels, G. Rothenberg, J.N.H. Reek and N. Yan, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2023, 127, 24129–24136.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.3c05691 (open access)


Tailoring secondary coordination sphere effects in single-metal-site catalysts by surface immobilization of supramolecular cages.
P.C.M. Laan, E.O. Bobylev, F.J. de Zwart, J.A. Vleer, A. Troglia, R. Bliem, G. Rothenberg, J.N.H. Reek and N. Yan, Chem. Eur. J., 2023, e202301901.

DOI: 10.1002/chem.202301901 (open access)


Selective anthracene photooxidation over titania-supported single atom catalysts.
M.J. Mekkering, G. Rothenberg, H. Zhang and N. Yan, ChemCatChem, 2023, e202300678.

DOI: 10.1002/cctc.202300678 (open access)


Creating conjugated C-C bonds between commercial carbon electrode and molecular catalyst for oxygen reduction to hydrogen peroxide.
J. Biemolt, E.J. Meeus, F.J. de Zwart, J. de Graaf, P.C.M. Laan, B. de Bruin, Thomas Burdyny, G. Rothenberg and N. Yan, ChemSusChem, 2023, e202300841.

DOI: 10.1002/cssc.202300841 (open access)


From shrimp balls to hydrogen bubbles: Borohydride hydrolysis catalysed by flexible cobalt chitosan spheres.
F. Pope, J. Jonk, M. Fowler, P.C.M. Laan, N.J. Geels, L. Drangai, V. Gitis and G. Rothenberg, Green Chemistry, 2023, 25, 5727 - 5734

DOI: 10.1039/d3gc00821e (open access)


A high-performance electrochemical biosensor using an engineered urate oxidase.
Z. Wei, T. Knaus, Y. Liu, Z. Zhai, A.F.G. Gargano, G. Rothenberg, N. Yan and F.G. Mutti, Chem. Commun., 2023, 59, 8071-8074.

DOI: 10.1039/D3CC01869E (open access)


Understanding the oxidative properties of nickel oxyhydroxide in alcohol oxidation reactions.
P.C.M. Laan, F.J. de Zwart, E.M. Wilson, A. Troglia, O.C.M. Lugier, N.J. Geels, R. Bliem, J.N.H. Reek, B. de Bruin, G. Rothenberg and N. Yan, ACS Catal2023, 13, 8467–8476.

DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.3c01120 (open access)


Dry reforming of methane over single-atom Rh/Al2O3 catalysts prepared by exsolution.
M.J. Mekkering, J. Biemolt, J. de Graaf, Y.-A. Lin, N.P. van Leest, A. Troglia, R. Bliem, B. de Bruin, G. Rothenberg and N. Yan, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2023, 13, 2255-2260.

DOI: 10.1039/D2CY02126A (open access)


Unraveling the relationship between Sr stoichiometry in SrxFe1.5Mo0.5O6−σ and its catalytic performance for high-temperature CO2 electrolysis.
X. Xi, X. Liu, L. Huang, J. Liu, B.-W. Zhang, G. Rothenberg, X.-Z. Fu and J.-L. Luo, Mater. Rep.: Energy, 2023, 100179.

DOI: 10.1016/j.matre.2023.100179 (open access)


A realistic look at CO2 emissions, climate change and the role of sustainable chemistry.
G. Rothenberg, Sust. Chem. Clim. Action, 2023, 2, 100012.

DOI: 0.1016/j.scca.2023.100012 (open access)


High-rate alkaline water electrolysis at industrially-relevant conditions enabled by superaerophobic electrode assembly.
L. Li, P.C.M. Laan, X. Yan, X. Cao, M.J. Mekkering, K. Zhao, L. Ke, X. Jiang, X. Wu, L. Li, L. Xue, Z. Wang, G. Rothenberg and Ning Yan, Adv. Sci., 2023, 10, 202206180.

DOI: 10.1002/advs.202206180 (open access)


Performance optimization of PGM and PGM‐free catalysts in anion‐ exchange membrane fuel cells.
J.C. Douglin, R.K. Singh, E.R. Hamo, M.B. Hassine, P.J. Ferreira, B.A. Rosen, H.A. Miller, G. Rothenberg and D.R. Dekel, J. Solid State Electrochem., 2022, 26, 2049—2057.

DOI: 10.1007/s10008-022-05261-4 (open access)

Cover image by Itamar Daube


Understanding the behaviour of real metaborates in solution.
F. Pope, N.I. Watson, A. Deblais and G. Rothenberg, ChemPhysChem, 2022, 23,  e2022004.

DOI: 10.1002/cphc.202200428 (open access)


The role of vacancies in a Ti2CTxMXene-derived catalyst for Butane Oxidative Dehydrogenation.
M. Ronda-Lloret, T.K. Slot, N. P. van Leest, B. de Bruin, W.G. Sloof, E. Batyrev, A. Sepúlveda-Escribano, E.V. Ramos-Fernandez, G. Rothenberg and N.R. Shiju, ChemCatChem, 2022, 14, e202200446.

DOI: 10.1002/cctc.202200446 (open access)


A high-temperature anion-exchange membrane fuel cell with a critical raw material-free cathode.
J.C. Douglin, R.K. Singh, S. Haj-Bsoul, S. Li, J. Biemolt, N. Yan, J.R. Varcoe, G. Rothenberg and D.R. Dekel, Chem. Eng. J. Adv., 2021, 8, 100153.

DOI: 10.1016/j.ceja.2021.100153 (open access)


A membrane-free flow electrolyzer operating at high current density using earth-abundant catalysts for water splitting.
X. Yan, J. Biemolt, K. Zhao, Y. Zhao, X. Cao, X. Wu, Y. Yang, G. Rothenberg and N. Yan, Nat. Commun., 2021, 12, 4143.

DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-24284-5 (Open Access)


Ruthenium on alkali-exfoliated Ti3(Al0.8Sn0.2)C2 MAX phase catalyses reduction of 4-nitroaniline with ammonia borane.
T.K. Slot, P. Oulego, Z. Sofer, Y. Bai, G. Rothenberg and N.R. Shiju, ChemCatChem2021, 13, 3470-3478.

DOI: 10.1002/cctc.202100158 (Open Access)


Molybdenum oxide supported on Ti3AlC2 is an active reverse water-gas shift catalyst.
M. Ronda-Lloret, L. Yang, M. Hammerton, V.S. Marakatti, M. Tromp, Z. Sofer, A. Sepúlveda-Escribano, E.V. Ramos-Fernandez, J.J. Delgado, G. Rothenberg, T. Ramirez Reina, Tomas and N.R. Shiju, ACS Sust. Chem. Eng., 2021, 9, 4957–4966.

DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c07881 (Open Access)


Enhancing catalytic epoxide ring-opening selectivity using surface-modified Ti3C2Tx MXenes.
T.K. Slot, V. Natu,  E.V. Ramos-Fernandez, A. Sepúlveda-Escribano, M. Barsoum,  G. Rothenberg and N.R. Shiju, 2D Mater.2021, 8, 035003.

DOI  10.1088/2053-1583/abe951 (open Access)


Enhancing CO2 plasma conversion using metal grid catalysts.
E.J. Devid, M. Ronda-Lloret, D. Zhang, E. Schuler, D. Wang, C.-H. Liang, Q. Huang, G. Rothenberg, N.R. Shiju, and A.W. Kleyn, J. Appl. Phys., 2021, 129, 053306.

DOI: 10.1063/5.0033212


An Anion-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Containing Only Abundant and Affordable Materials.
J. Biemolt, J.C. Douglin, R.K. Singh, E.S. Davydova, N. Yan, G. Rothenberg and D.R. Dekel, Energy Technol., 2021, 9, 2000909.

DOI: 10.1002/ente.202000909 (Open Access)


Biodegradable plastics: Standards, policies, and impacts.
L. Filichiotto and G. Rothenberg, ChemSusChem2021, 14, 56–72.

DOI: 10.1002/cssc.202002044 (Open Access)


CO2 hydrogenation at atmospheric pressure and low temperature using plasma-enhanced catalysis over supported cobalt oxide catalysts.
M. Ronda Lloret, Y. Wang, P. Oulego, G. Rothenberg, X. Tu and N.R. Shiju, ACS Sust. Chem. Eng., 2020, 8, 47, 17397-17407.

DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c05565 (Open Access)


Assembling Palladium and Cuprous Oxide Nanoclusters into Single Quantum Dots for Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Formaldehyde, Ethanol, and Glucose.
J. Biemolt, D. van Noordenne,  Liu, J.-W. Liu; E. Antonetti, M. Leconte, S. van Vliet, R. Bliem, G. Rothenberg, X.-Z. Fu and N. Yan, ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2020, 3, 10176-10182.

DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.0c02162 (Open Access)


An experimental approach for controlling confinement effects at catalyst interfaces.
T.K. Slot, N. Riley, N.R. Shiju, J.W. Medlin and G. Rothenberg, Chem. Sci., 2020, 11, 11024—11029.

DOI: 10.1039/D0SC04118A (Open Access)



Butane dry reforming catalysed by cobalt oxide supported on Ti2AlC MAX phase.
M. Ronda-Lloret, V.S. Marakatti, W.G. Sloof, J.J. Delgado, A. Sepúlveda-Escribano, E.V. Ramos-Fernandez, G. Rothenberg and N.R. Shiju, ChemSusChem., 2020, 13, 6401-6408. 

DOI: 10.1002/cssc.202001633 (Open Access)


Covalent structured catalytic materials containing single-atom metal sites with controllable spatial and chemical properties: concept and application.
I.M. Denekamp, C. Deacon-Price, Z. Zhang and G. Rothenberg, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2020, 10, 6694 - 6700.

DOI: 10.1039/D0CY01299H (Open Access)


Surface oxidation of Ti3C2Tx enhances the catalytic activity of supported platinum nanoparticles in ammonia borane hydrolysis.
T.K. Slot, F. Yue, H. Xu, E.V. Ramos-Fernandez, A. Sepúlveda-Escribano, Z. Sofer, G. Rothenberg and N.R. Shiju, 2D Mater., 2020,  8, 015001.

DOI: 10.1088/2053-1583/ababef (Open Access)


Designing circular waste management strategies: the case of organic waste in Amsterdam.
L. Viva, F. Ciulli, A. Kolk and G. Rothenberg, Adv. Sustain. Syst., 2020,  4, 2000023.

DOI: 10.1002/adsu.202000023 (Open Access)


Conversion of CO2 by non-Thermal Inductively-Coupled Plasma Catalysis.
E. Devid, M. Ronda-Lloret, Q. Huang, G. Rothenberg, N.R. Shiju and A. Kleyn, Chin. J. Chem. Phys., 2020, 33, 243-251.

DOI: 10.1063/1674-0068/cjcp2004040


Self-exfoliated Synthesis of Transition Metal Phosphate Nanolayers for Selective Aerobic Oxidation of Ethyl Lactate to Ethyl Pyruvate.
W. Zhang, P. Oulego, S. Sharma, X. Yang, L.-J. Li, G. Rothenberg and N.R. Shiju, ACS Catal., 2020, 10, 3958–3967.

DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.9b04452 (open access)


Dry reforming of methane under mild conditions using radio frequency plasma.
E. Devid, D. Zhang, D. Wang, M. Ronda-Lloret, Q. Huang, G. Rothenberg, N.R. Shiju and Aart W. Kleyn, Energy Technol., 2020, 8, 1900886.

DOI: 10.1002/ente.201900886


Retention of organics and degradation of micropollutants in municipal wastewater using impregnated ceramics
L. Tsapovsky, M. Simhon, V.R. Calderone, G. Rothenberg and V. Gitis, Clean Technol. Environ. Policy, 2020, 22, 689–700.

DOI: 10.1007/s10098-020-01813-2 (open access)

Cover image by J. Biemolt


Beyond lithium-based batteries.
J. Biemolt, P. Jungbacker, T. van Teijlingen, N. Yan and G. Rothenberg, Materials, 2020, 13, 425.

DOI: 10.3390/ma13020425 (open access)


Understanding the roles of amorphous domains and oxygen-containing groups of nitrogen-doped carbon in oxygen reduction catalysis: toward superior activity
J. Biemolt, G. Rothenberg and N. Yan, Inorg. Chem. Front., 2020,7, 177-185.

DOI: 10.1039/C9QI00983C (open access)


A simple and efficient device and method for measuring the kinetics of gas-producing reactions.
T.K. Slot, N.R. Shiju and G. Rothenberg, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2019, 58, 17273-17276.

DOI: 10.1002/anie.2019110 (open access)


Efficient oxygen reduction to H2O2 in highly porous manganese and nitrogen co-doped carbon nanorods enabling electro-degradation of bulky organics.
J. Biemolt, K. van der Veen, N.J. Geels, G. Rothenberg and N. Yan, Carbon2019, 155, 643-649.

DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2019.09.034 (Open Access)


A critical look at the direct catalytic hydrogenation of CO2 to olefins.
M. Ronda-Lloret, G. Rothenberg and N.R. Shiju, ChemSusChem, 2019, 12, 3896-3914.

DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201900915


Selective aerobic oxidation of lactate to pyruvate catalysed by vanadium-nitrogen-doped carbon nanosheets.
W. Zhang, P. Oulego, T.K. Slot, G. Rothenberg and N.R. Shiju, ChemCatChem, 2019,  11, 3381-3387.

DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201900819


Efficient separation of ethanol-methanol and ethanol-water mixtures using ZIF-8 supported on a hierarchical porous mixed-oxide substrate.
Y. Tang, D. Dubbeldam, X. Guo, G. Rothenberg and S. Tanase, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2019,  11, 21126-21136.

DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b02325


A simple synthesis of symmetric phthalocyanines and their respective perfluoro and transition-metal complexes.
I.M. Denekamp, F. Veenstra, P. Jungbacker and G. Rothenberg, Appl. Organomet. Chem., 2019, 33, e4872.

DOI: 10.1002/aoc.4872 (open access)


Air Pollution in Europe.
C.D. Koolen and G. Rothenberg, ChemSusChem, 2019, 12, 164–172.

DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201802292 (open access)


Plasma assisted catalytic conversion of CO2 and H2O over Ni/Al2O3 in a DBD reactor.
X. Ma, S. Li, M. Ronda Lloret, R. Chaudhary, L. Lin, G. van Rooij, F. Gallucci, G. Rothenberg, N.R. Shiju and V. Hessel, Plasma Chem. Plasma Process., 2019, 39, 109–124.

DOI:10.1007/s11090-018-9931-1 (open access)


Understanding oxygen activation on metal- and nitrogen-co-doped carbon catalysts.
D. Eisenberg, T.K. Slot and G. Rothenberg, ACS Catal., 2018, 8, 8618−8629.

DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.8b01045


Tuning of Conversion and Optical Emission by Electron Temperature in an Inductively-Coupled CO2 Plasma.
D. Zhang, Q. Huang, E.J. Devid, E. Schuler, N.R. Shiju, G. Rothenberg, G. van Rooij, R. Yang, K. Liu and A.W. Kleyn, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122, 19338−19347.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b04716


Coordination polymers from alkaline-earth nodes and pyrazine carboxylate linkers.
Y. Tang, A. Covaco Soares, M. Ferbinteanu, Y. Gao, G. Rothenberg and S. Tanase, Dalton Trans., 2018, 47, 10071 - 10079.

DOI: 10.1039/C8DT02177E


Understanding the oxidative dehydrogenation of ethyl lactate to ethyl pyruvate over vanadia/titania catalysts.
W. Zhang, G. Innocenti, M. Ferbinteanu, E.V. Ramos-Fernandez, A. Sepulveda-Escribano, H. Wu, F. Cavani, G. Rothenberg and N.R. Shiju, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2018, 8, 3737-3747.

DOI: 10.1039/C7CY02309J


Selective CO2 adsorption in water-stable alkaline-earth based metal-organic frameworks.
Y. Tang, A. Kourtellaris, A.J. Tasiopoulos, S.J. Teat, D. Dubbeldam, G. Rothenberg and S. Tanase, Inorg. Chem. Front., 2018, 5, 541-549.

DOI: 10.1039/C7QI00734E


Designing effective solid catalysts for biomass conversion: Aerobic oxidation of ethyl lactate to ethyl pyruvate.
W. Zhang, B. Ensing, G. Rothenberg and N.R. Shiju, Green Chem., 2018, 20, 1866 - 1873.

DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00032H


Highly selective oxidation of ethyl lactate to ethyl pyruvate catalysed by mesoporous vanadia–titania.
W. Zhang, G. Innocenti, P. Oulego, V. Gitis, H.-H. Wu, B. Ensing, F. Cavani, G Rothenberg and N.R. Shiju, ACS Catal., 2018, 8, 2365–2374.

DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.7b03843


Cooperative surface-particle catalysis: the role of the “active doughnut” in catalytic oxidation.
T.K. Slot, D. Eisenberg and G. Rothenberg, ChemCatChem2018, 10, 2119–2124.

DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201701819 (open access)


Enhancing the performance of 3D porous N-doped carbon in oxygen reduction reaction and supercapacitor via boosting the meso-macropore interconnectivity using the “exsolved” dual-template.
W. Ng, Y. Yang, K. van der Veen, G. Rothenberg and N. Yan, Carbon, 2018, 129, 293–300.

DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2017.12.019 (open access)


Selective catalytic oxidation of cyclohexene with molecular oxygen: radical vs. non-radical pathways.
I.M. Denekamp, M. Antens, T.K. Slot and G. Rothenberg, ChemCatChem, 2018, 10, 1035–1041.

DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201701538 (open access)


Ti3AlC2 MAX-phase as an efficient catalyst for oxidative dehydrogenation of n-butane.
W.H.K. Ng, E.S. Gnanakumar, E. Batyrev, S.K. Sharma, P.K. Pujari, H.F. Greer, W. Zhou, R. Sakidja, G. Rothenberg, M.W. Barsoum and N.R. Shiju, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 1485–1490.

DOI: 10.1002/anie.201702196 (open access)


Facile Synthesis of a Novel Hierarchical ZSM-5 Zeolite, a Stable Acid Catalyst for Dehydrating Glycerol to Acrolein.
R. Beerthuis, L. Huang, N.R. Shiju, G. Rothenberg, W. Shen and H. Xu, ChemCatChem, 2018, 10, 211-221.

DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201700663 (open access)


Designing bifunctional alkene isomerization catalysts using predictive modelling.
I.R. Landman, E.R. Paulson, A.L. Rheingold, D.B. Grotjahn and G. Rothenberg, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2017, 7, 4842 - 4851.

DOI: 10.1039/C7CY01106G


Revisiting Hansen solubility parameters by including thermodynamics.
M.J. Louwerse, A. Maldonado, S. Rousseau, C. Moreau-Masselon, B. Roux and G. Rothenberg, ChemPhysChem, 2017, 18, 2999–3006.

DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201700408 (open access)


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 (open access)


Sustainable separations of C4 hydrocarbons using microporous materials.
M. Gehre, Z. Guo, G. Rothenberg and S. Tanase, ChemSusChem, 2017, 10, 3947–3963.

DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201700657 (open access)


Boosting the supercapacitance of nitrogen-doped carbon by tuning surface functionalities.
J. Biemolt, I.M. Denekamp, T.K. Slot, G. Rothenberg and D. Eisenberg, ChemSusChem, 2017, 10, 4018–4024.

DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201700902 (open access)


Plasma-assisted synthesis of monodispersed and robust Ru ultrafine-nanocatalysts for organosilane oxidation and oxygen evolution reactions.
E.S. Gnanakumar, W. Ng, B. Coşkuner, G. Rothenberg, S. Wang, H. Xu, L. Pastor-Pérez, M.M. Pastor-Blas, A. Sepúlveda-Escribano, N. Yan, and N.R. Shiju, ChemCatChem, 2017, 9, 4159-4163.

DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201700809 (open access)


Dissolving lignin in water through enzymatic sulfation with aryl sulfotransferase.
P. Prinsen, A. Narani, A.F. Hartog, R. Wever and G. Rothenberg, ChemSusChem, 2017, 10, 2267–2273.

DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201700376


Highly selective hydrogenation of levulinic acid to γ-valerolactone over Ru/ZrO2 catalysts.
B. Coşkuner Filiz, E.S. Gnanakumar, A. Martínez-Arias, R. Gengler, P. Rudolf, G. Rothenberg and N. R. Shiju, Catal. Lett., 2017, 147, 1744–1753.

DOI: 10.1007/s10562-017-2049-x


Dual-mode humidity detection using a lanthanide-based metal-organic framework: towards multifunctional humidity sensors.
Y. Gao, P. Jing, N. Yan, M. Hilbers, H. Zhang, G. Rothenberg and S. Tanase, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 4465-4468.

DOI: 10.1039/C7CC01122A


Plantics-GX: a biodegradable and cost-effective thermoset plastic that is 100% plant-based.
A.H. Alberts and G. Rothenberg, Faraday Discuss., 2017, 202, 111-120.

DOI: 10.1039/C7FD00054E


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.

DOI: 10.1039/C7GC00147A


The surface evolution of La0.4Sr0.6TiO3+δ anode in solid oxide fuel cells: understanding the sulfur-promotion effect.
N. Yan, S. Zanna, L. Klein, M. Roushanafshar, B.S. Amirkhiz, Y. Zeng, G. Rothenberg, P. Marcus and J.-L. Luo, J. Power Sources, 2017, 343, 127-134.

DOI: 10.1002/j.jpowsour.2017.01.048


Lignin depolymerisation and lignocellulose fractionation by solvated electrons in liquid ammonia.
P. Prinsen, A. Narani and G. Rothenberg, ChemSusChem, 2017, 10, 1022–1032.

DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201601608


One-pot Selective Conversion of Hemicellulose to Xylitol.
K. Dietrich, C. Hernandez-Mejia, P. Verschuren, G. Rothenberg and N.R. Shiju, Org. Process Res. Dev.2017, 21, 165–170.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.6b00169


Silica-supported sulfonic acids as recyclable catalyst for esterification of levulinic acid with stoichiometric amounts of alcohols.
R. Maggi, N.R. Shiju, V. Santacroce, G. Maestri, F. Bigi and G. Rothenberg, Beilstein J. Org. Chem., 2016, 12, 2173-2180. 

DOI: 10.3762/bjoc.12.207 (open access)


A comprehensive study of the macropore and mesopores size distributions in polymer monoliths using complementary physical characterization techniques and liquid chromatography.
S. Wouters, T. Hauffman, M.C. Mittelmeijer-Hazeleger, G. Rothenberg, G. Desmet, G.V. Baron and S. Eeltink, J. Sep. Sci., 2016, 39,  4492–4501.

DOI: 10.1002/jssc.201600896


The evolution of hierarchical porosity in self-templated nitrogen-doped carbons and its effect on oxygen reduction electrocatalysis.
D. Eisenberg, P. Prinsen, N.J. Geels, W. Stroek, N. Yan, B. Hua, J.-L. Luo and G. Rothenberg, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 80398-80407.

DOI: 10.1039/C6RA16606G (Open Access)


Lanthanide-based metal organic frameworks: synthetic strategies and catalytic applications.
C. Pagis, M. Ferbinteanu, G. Rothenberg and S. Tanase, ACS Catal., 2016, 6, 6063–6072.

DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b01935


A Rational Synthesis of Hierarchically Porous, N-Doped Carbon from Mg-Based MOFs: Understanding the Link between Nitrogen Content and Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalysis.
D. Eisenberg, W. Stroek, N.J. Geels, S. Tanase, M. Ferbinteanu, S.J. Teat, P. Mettraux, N. Yan and G. Rothenberg, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, 18, 20778-20783.

DOI: 10.1039/C6CP04132A (Open Access)


Cooperative catalysis for selective alcohol oxidation with molecular oxygen.
T.K. Slot, D. Eisenberg, D. van Noordenne, P. Jungbacker and G. Rothenberg, Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 12307–12311.

DOI: 10.1002/chem.201602964


Developing thermal- and coking resistant cobalt-tungsten bimetallic anode catalyst for solid oxide fuel cells.
N. Yan, J. Pandey, Y. Zeng, B. Amirkhiz, N.J. Geels, J.-L. Luo and G. Rothenberg, ACS Catal., 2016, 6, 4630−4634.

DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b01197


An effective modular process for biodiesel manufacturing using heterogeneous catalysis.
A.C. Dimian and G. Rothenberg, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2016, 6, 6097-6108.

DOI: 10.1039/C6CY00426A (Open Access)


A Simple Synthesis of an N-Doped Carbon ORR Catalyst: Hierarchical Micro/Meso/Macro Porosity and Graphitic Shells.
D. Eisenberg, W. Stroek, N. J. Geels, C. S. Sandu, A. Heller, N. Yan and G. Rothenberg, Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 501-505.

DOI: 10.1002/chem.201504568


Ru/TiO2-catalysed hydrogenation of xylose: the role of crystal structure of the support.
C. Hernandez-Mejia, E.S. Gnanakumar, A. Olivos-Suarez, J. Gascon, H. Greer, W. Zhou, G. Rothenberg and N.R. Shiju, Catal. Sci. Technol.2016, 6, 577-582.

DOI: 10.1039/C5CY01005E (Open Access)


Predicting the performance of oxidation catalysts using descriptor models.
N. Madaan, N.R. Shiju and G. Rothenberg, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2016, 6, 125-133.

DOI: 10.1039/C5CY00932D (Open Access)


High proton conductivity in cyanide-bridged metal-organic frameworks: understanding the role of water.
Y. Gao, R. Broersen, W. Hageman, N. Yan, M.C. Mittelmeijer-Hazeleger, G. Rothenberg and S. Tanase, J. Mater. Chem. A., 2015, 3, 22347-22352.

DOI: 10.1039/C5TA05280G (Open Access)


Discovery and understanding of the ambient-condition degradation of doped barium cerate proton-conducting perovskite oxide in solid oxide fuel cells.
N. Yan, Y. Zeng, B. Shalchi, W. Wang, T. Gao, G. Rothenberg and J.L. Luo.  J. Electrochem. Soc., 2015, 162, F1408-F1414 .

DOI: 10.1149/2.0371514jes


A novel one-dimension chain built of vanadyl ions and pyrazine-2,5-dicarboxylate.
M. Lankelma, J. de Boer, M. Ferbinteanu, A.L. Dantas Ramos, R. Tanasa, G. Rothenberg and S. Tanase, Dalton Trans., 2015, 44, 11380-11387. 

DOI: 10.1039/C5DT01628B (Open Access)


Catalytic acetoxylation of lactic acid to 2-acetoxypropionic acid, en route to acrylic acid.
R. Beerthuis, M. Granollers, D.R. Brown, H.J. Salavagione, G. Rothenberg and N.R. Shiju, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 4103-4108.

DOI: 10.1039/C4RA12695E 


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.


Lignin solubilisation and gentle fractionation in liquid ammonia.
Z. Strassberger, F. van der Klis, D.S. van Es, S. Tanase, P. Prinsen and G. Rothenberg, Green Chem., 2015, 17, 325-334. 

DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01143K (Open Access)


Micropore characteristics of organic matter pools in cemented and non-cemented podzolic horizons.
M. Catoni, M.E. D’Amico, M.C. Mittelmeijer-Hazeleger, G. Rothenberg and E. Bonifacio, Eur. J. Soil Sci., 2014, 5, 763–773. 

DOI: 10.1111/ejss.12173


The pros and cons of lignin valorisation in an integrated biorefinery.
Z. Strassberger, S. Tanase and G. Rothenberg, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 25310-25318.

DOI: 10.1039/C4RA04747H (Open Access) 


Environmentally benign bifunctional solid acid and base catalysts.
A.A. Elmekawy, N.R. Shiju, G. Rothenberg and D.R. Brown, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2014, 53, 18722-18728.

DOI: 10.1021/ie500839m 


Highly selective water adsorption in a lanthanum metal-organic framework.
R. Plessius, R. Kromhout, A.L. Dantas Ramos, M. Ferbinteanu, M.C. Mittelmeijer-Hazeleger, R. Krishna, G. Rothenberg and S. Tanase, Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20, 7922-7925.

DOI: 10.1002/chem.201403241


Organosilane oxidation by water catalysed by large gold nanoparticles in a membrane reactor.
V. Gitis, R. Beerthuis, N.R. Shiju and G. Rothenberg, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2014, 4, 2156-2160.

DOI: 10.1039/C3CY00506B (Open Access)


Titania-catalysed oxidative dehydrogenation of ethyl lactate: Effective yet selective free-radical oxidation.
E.V. Ramos-Fernandez, N.J. Geels, N.R. Shiju and G. Rothenberg, Green Chem., 2014, 16, 3358-3363.

DOI: 10.1039/C4GC00191E (Open Access)


Oxidative dehydrogenation of n-butane: activity and kinetics over VO X/Al 2O 3 catalysts.
N. Madaan, R. Haufe, N.R. Shiju and G. Rothenberg, Top. Catal., 2014, 57, 1400-1406.

DOI: 10.1007/s11244-014-0317-1(Open Access)


Applying topological and economical principles in catalyst design: New Alumina-Cobalt Core-Shell Catalysts.
V.R. Calderone, N.R. Shiju, D. Curulla-Ferré, A. Rose, J. Thiessen, A. Jess, E. van der Roest, B.V. Wiewel and G. Rothenberg,  Top. Catal., 2014, 57, 1419-1424.

DOI: 10.1007/s11244-014-0313-5 (Open Access)


Glycerol esters from real waste cooking oil using a robust solid acid catalyst.
V. Subbiah, P. van Zwol, A.C. Dimian, V. Gitis and G. Rothenberg, Top. Catal., 2014, 57, 1545-1549 .

DOI: 10.1007/s11244-014-0337-x (Open Access)


Understanding the solar-driven reduction of CO 2 on doped Cerias.
E.V. Ramos-Fernandez, N.R. Shiju and G. Rothenberg, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 16456-16463 .

DOI: 10.1039/C4RA01242A (Open Access)


Enhanced Heterogeneous Catalytic Conversion of Furfuryl Alcohol into Butyl Levulinate. 
P. Demma Carà, R. Ciriminna, N. R. Shiju, G. Rothenberg and M. Pagliaro,  ChemSusChem, 2014, 7, 835-840.

DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201301027 (Open Access)


Heterogeneous catalyst discovery using 21st century tools: A tutorial. 
E.J. Ras and G. Rothenberg,  RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 5963-5974.

DOI: 10.1039/C3RA45852K (Open Access)


Redes metalorgânicas e suas aplicações em catálise.
A.L. Dantas Ramos, S. Tanase and G. Rothenberg, Química Nova, 2014, 37, 123-133 (in Portuguese).

DOI: 10.1590/S0100-40422014000100021


Tuning the nanopore structure and separation behavior of hybrid organosilica membranes.
H.L. Castricum, G.G. Paradis, M.C. Mittelmeijer-Hazeleger, W. Bras, G. Eeckhaut, J.F. Vente, G. Rothenberg and J.E. ten Elshof, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater., 2014, 185, 224-234.


Modeling catalyst preparation: The structure of impregnated-dried copper chloride on  γ-alumina at low loadings.
M.J. Louwerse and G. Rothenberg, ACS Catal., 2013, 3, 1545-1554 
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Sieving di-branched from mono-branched and linear alkanes with ZIF-8: Experimental proof and theoretical explanation.
A.F.P. Ferreira, M.C. Mittelmeijer-Hazeleger, M.A. Granato, V.F.D. Martins,  A.E. Rodrigues and G. Rothenberg, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 8795-8804. (Open Access)


Hemicellulose hydrolysis catalysed by solid acids.
P. Demma Carà, M. Pagliaro, A. Elmekawy, D.R. Brown, P. Verschuren, N.R. Shiju and G. Rothenberg, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2013, 3, 2057-2061. (Open Access)


Catalytic cleavage of lignin ß-O-4 link mimics using copper on alumina and magnesia-alumina.
Z. Strassberger ,  A.H. Alberts ,  M.J. Louwerse ,  S. Tanase and G. Rothenberg, Green Chem., 2013, 15, 768-774. (Open Access)
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Synthesis, characterization and testing of a new V2O5/Al2O3−MgO catalyst for butane dehydrogenation and limonene oxidation. 
Z. Strassberger, E.V. Ramos-Fernandez, A. Boonstra, R. Jorna,  S. Tanase and G. Rothenberg, Dalton Trans., 2013, 40, 5546-5553. (Open Access)


Efficient three-component coupling catalysed by mesoporous copper-aluminum based nanocomposites. 
J. Dulle, K. Thirunavukkarasu, M.C. Mittelmeijer-Hazeleger, D.V. Andreeva, N.R. Shiju and G. Rothenberg, Green Chem., 2013, 15, 1238-1243. (Open Access)

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De novo design of nanostructured iron-cobalt Fischer-Tropsch catalysts.
V.R. Calderone, N.R. Shiju, D. Curulla Ferré, S. Chambrey, A. Khodakov, A. Rose, J. Thiessen, A. Jess and  G. Rothenberg, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 4397-4401. (Free Access)


Predicting adsorption on metals: Simple yet effective descriptors for surface catalysis.
E.J. Ras, M.J. Louwerse, M.C. Mittelmeijer-Hazeleger and G. Rothenberg, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.,  2013, 15, 4436-4443.

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Kinetics of Propane Dehydrogenation over Pt-Sn/Al2O3.
S. Gómez-Quero, T. Tsoufis, P. Rudolf, M. Makkee, F. Kapteijn  and G. Rothenberg, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2013, 3, 962-971.

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Adsorption of hexane isomers on MFI type zeolites at ambient temperature: Understanding the aluminium content effect.
A.F.P. Ferreira, M.C. Mittelmeijer-Hazeleger, J. van der Berg, S. Aguado, J.C. Jansen, G. Rothenberg, A.E. Rodrigues and F. Kapteijn, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater., 2013, 170, 26-35.


Efficient alkyne homocoupling catalysed by copper immobilized on functionalized silica.
L. van Gelderen, G. Rothenberg, V.R. Calderone, K. Wilson and N.R. Shiju, Appl. Organomet. Chem., 2013, 27, 23-27.  (Free Access)


Exploring the Activated State of Cu/ZnO(0001)-Zn, a Model Catalyst for Methanol Synthesis.
E.D. Batyrev, N.R. Shiju and G. Rothenberg, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012, 116, 19335-19341.

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Understanding the redox behaviour of PbCrO4 and its application in selective hydrogen combustion.
S. Gómez-Quero, C. Hernández-Mejía, R. Hendrikx and G. Rothenberg, Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 12289-12295.

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New tricks by very old dogs: Predicting the catalytic hydrogenation of HMF derivatives using Slater-type orbitals.
E.J. Ras, M.J. Louwerse and G. Rothenberg, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2012, 2, 2456-2464.  (Free Access)

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Sulfated zirconia as a robust superacid catalyst for multiproduct fatty acid esterification.
M.L. Grecea, A.C. Dimian, S. Tanase, V. Subbiah and G. Rothenberg, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2012, 2, 1500-1506.  (Free Access)

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Selective autooxidation of ethanol over titania-supported molybdenum oxide catalysts: Structure and reactivity.
C. Caro, N.R. Shiju, K. Thirunavukkarasu, M. Anilkumar and G. Rothenberg, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2012, 354, 1327-1336.  (Open Access)


Transferable basis sets of numerical atomic orbitals.
M.J. Louwerse and G. Rothenberg, Phys. Rev. B, 2012, 85, 035108.  (Open Access)


Novel and effective copper-aluminum propane dehydrogenation catalysts.
J. Schäferhans, S. Gómez-Quero, D.V. Andreeva and G. Rothenberg, Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 12254-12256.  (Open Access)
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A facile building-block synthesis of multifunctional lanthanide MOFs.
S. Tanase, M.C. Mittelmeijer-Hazeleger, G. Rothenberg, C. Mathonière, V. Jubera, J.M.M. Smits and R. de Gelder, J. Mater. Chem., 2011, 21, 15544-15551.  (Open Access)
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Mesoporous silica with site-isolated amine and phosphotungstic acid groups: A solid catalyst with tunable antagonistic functions for one-pot tandem reactions.
N.R. Shiju, A.H. Alberts, S. Khalid, D.R. Brown and G. Rothenberg, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 9615-9619.  (Open Access)

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Reductive dealkylation of anisole and phenetole: towards practical lignin conversion.
Z. Strassberger, S. Tanase and G. Rothenberg, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2011, 5246-5249.  (Open Access)

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Bimetallic catalysts for the Fischer-Tropsch reaction.
V.R. Calderone, N.R. Shiju, D. Curulla-Ferré and G. Rothenberg, Green Chem., 2011, 13, 1950-1959.  (Open Access)

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Kinetics and mechanism of plasmid DNA penetration through nanopores.
E. Arkhangelsky, Y. Sefi, B. Hajaj, G. Rothenberg and V. Gitis, J. Membr. Sci., 2011, 371, 45-51.  (Open Access)


Finding furfural hydrogenation catalysts via predictive modeling.
Z. Strassberger, M. Mooijman, E. Ruijter, A.H. Alberts, A.G. Maldonado, R.V.A. Orru and G. Rothenberg, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2010, 352, 2201-2210.  (Open Access)

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Preventing sintering of Au and Ag nanoparticles in silica-based hybrid gels using phenyl spacer groups.
N.M. Wichner, J. Beckers, G. Rothenberg and H. Koller, J. Mater. Chem., 2010, 20, 3840-3847.  (Open Access)

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Understanding catalytic biomass conversion through data mining.
E.J. Ras, G. Rothenberg and B. McKay, Top. Catal., 2010, 53, 1202-1208.  (Open Access)


Glycerol valorization: dehydration to acrolein over silica-supported niobia catalysts.
N.R. Shiju, D.R. Brown, K.Wilson and G. Rothenberg Top. Catal., 2010, 53, 1217-1223.  (Open Access)


Sustainable selective oxidations using ceria-based materials.
J. Beckers and G. Rothenberg, Green Chem., 2010, 12, 939-948.  (Open Access)


Practical issues in catalytic and hydrothermal biomass conversion: concentration effects on reaction pathways.
Z.W. Srokol and G. Rothenberg, Top. Catal., 2010, 53, 1258-1263.  (Open Access)


Hydrocarbon oxidation with H2O2, catalyzed by iron complexes with a polydentate pyridine-based ligand.
S. Tanase, J. Reedijk, R. Hage and G. Rothenberg, Top. Catal., 2010, 53, 1039-1044.  (Open Access)


Interrelation of chemistry and process design in biodiesel manufacturing by heterogeneous catalysis.
A.C. Dimian, Z.W. Srokol, M.C. Mittelmeijer-Hazeleger and G. Rothenberg, Top. Catal., 2010, 53, 1197-1201.  (Open Access)


Predictive modeling in homogeneous catalysis: A tutorial.
A.G. Maldonado and G. Rothenberg, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2010, 39, 1891-1902.

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Catalysis: The best of both worlds.
G. Rothenberg, Nature Chemistry, 2010, 2, 9-10.


A facile route to ruthenium-carbene complexes and their application in furfural hydrogenation.
Z. Strassberger, M. Mooijman, E. Ruijter, A.H. Alberts, C. de Graaff, R.V.A. Orru and G. Rothenberg, Appl. Organomet. Chem., 2010, 24, 142-146.

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Selective hydrogenation of 5-ethoxymethylfurfural over alumina-supported heterogeneous catalysts.
E.J. Ras, S. Maisuls, P. Haesakkers, G.J. Gruter and G. Rothenberg, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2009, 351, 3175-3185.


Lead-containing solid "oxygen reservoirs" for selective hydrogen combustion.
J. Beckers and G. Rothenberg, Green Chem., 2009, 11, 1550-1554.  (Free Access)


Bismuth-doped ceria, Ce(0.90)Bi(0.10)O(2): A selective and stable catalyst for clean hydrogen combustion.
J. Beckers, A.F. Lee and G. Rothenberg, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2009, 351, 1557-1566.


Ce(0.95)Cr(0.05)O(2) and Ce(0.97)Cu(0.03)O(2): Active, selective and stable catalysts for selective hydrogen combustion.
J. Beckers and G. Rothenberg, Dalton Trans., 2009, 5673-5682.  (Free Access)


Chiral imprinting of palladium with cinchona alkaloids.
L. Durán Pachón, I. Yosef, T.Z. Markus, R. Naaman, D. Avnir and G. Rothenberg, Nature Chemistry, 2009, 1, 160-164.

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Marrying gas power and hydrogen energy: A catalytic system for combining methane conversion and hydrogen generation.
J. Beckers, C. Gaudillere, D. Farrusseng and G. Rothenberg, Green Chem., 2009, 11, 921-925.  (Free Access)

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Stable ‘soap and water' sponges doped with metal nanoparticles.
A. V. Gaikwad, P. Verschuren, T. van der Loop, G. Rothenberg and E. Eiser, Soft Matter, 2009, 5, 1994-1999.  (Free Access)


Palladium-catalysed telomerisation of isoprene with glycerol and polyethylene glycol: A facile route to new terpene derivatives.
A. Gordillo, L. Durán Pachón, E. de Jesus and G. Rothenberg, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2009, 351, 325-330.

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Backbone diversity analysis in catalyst design.
A.G. Maldonado, J.A. Hageman, S. Mastroianni and G. Rothenberg, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2009, 351, 387-396.


A simple building-block route to (phosphanyl-carbene)palladium complexes via intermolecular addition of functionalised phosphanes to isocyanides.
M.R. Eberhard, B. van Vliet, L. Durán Páchon, G. Rothenberg, G. Eastham, H. Kooijman, A.L. Spek and C.J. Elsevier, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2009, 1313-1316.

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Selective Hydrogen Oxidation Catalysts via Genetic Algorithms.
J. Beckers, F. Clerc, J.H. Blank and G. Rothenberg, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2008, 350, 2237-2249.


Redox properties of doped and supported copper-ceria catalysts.
J. Beckers, J.H. Blank and G. Rothenberg, Dalton Trans., 2008, 6573-6578.  (Free Access)


Optimising an artificial neural network for predicting the melting point of ionic liquids.
J.S. Torrecilla, F. Rodríguez, J.L. Bravo, G. Rothenberg, K.R. Seddon, and I. López-Martin, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2008, 10, 5826-5831.  (Free Access)

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Cat-in-a-cup: Facile separation of large homogeneous catalysts.
A.V. Gaikwad, V. Boffa, J.E. ten Elshof and G. Rothenberg, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2008, 47, 5407-5410.

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Data mining in catalysis: Separating knowledge from garbage.
G. Rothenberg, Catalysis Today, 2008, 137, 2-10.


Selective hydrogen oxidation in the presence of C3 hydrocarbons using perovskite oxygen reservoirs.
J. Beckers, R. Drost, I. van Zandvoort, P. F. Collignon and G. Rothenberg, ChemPhysChem, 2008, 9, 1062-1068.


Transition-Metal Nanoparticles: Synthesis, stability and the leaching issue.
L. Durán Pachón and G. Rothenberg, Appl. Organomet. Chem., 2008, 22, 288-299.


Matter of age: Growing anisotropic gold nanocrystals in organic media.
A. V. Gaikwad, P. Verschuren, S. Kinge, G. Rothenberg and E. Eiser, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2008, 10, 951-956.  (Free Access)

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Desulfurisation of oils using ionic liquids: Selection of cationic and anionic components to enhance extraction efficiency.
J. D. Holbrey, I. López-Martin, G. Rothenberg, K. R. Seddon, G. Silveroc and X. Zheng, Green Chem., 2008, 10, 87-92.  (Free Access)

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Biodiesel by catalytic reactive distillation powered by metal oxides.
A. A. Kiss, A. C. Dimian and G. Rothenberg, Energy & Fuels, 2008, 22, 598-604.


Estimating kinetic parameters of complex catalytic reactions using a curve resolution based method.
S. C. Cruz, G. Rothenberg, J. A. Westerhuis and A. K. Smilde, Chemom. Intell. Lab. Syst., 2008, 91, 101-109.


Insights into Sonogashira cross-coupling by high-throughput kinetics and descriptor modeling.
M. an der Heiden, H. Plenio, E. Burello, H. C. J. Hoefsloot, S. Immel and G. Rothenberg, Chem. Eur. J., 2008, 14, 2857-2866.

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Redox kinetics of ceria-based mixed oxides in selective hydrogen combustion.
J. H. Blank, J. Beckers, P. F. Collignon and G. Rothenberg, ChemPhysChem, 2007, 8, 2490-2497.


Ion- and atom-leaching mechanisms from palladium nanoparticles in cross-coupling reactions.
A. V. Gaikwad, A. Holuigue, M. B. Thathagar, J. E. ten Elshof and G. Rothenberg, Chem. Eur. J., 2007, 13, 6908-6913. 

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Understanding ligand diversity.
J. A. Westerhuis, J. A. Hageman, H. -W. Frühauf and G. Rothenberg, Chim. Oggi - Chemistry Today, 2007, 25, 28-32.


Anion and cation effects on imidazolium salt melting points: A descriptor modelling study.
I. López-Martin, E. Burello, P. N. Davey, K. R. Seddon and G. Rothenberg, ChemPhysChem, 2007, 8, 690-695.

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A 'green route' to propene through selective hydrogen oxidation.
J. H. Blank, J. Beckers, P. F. Collignon, F. Clerc and G. Rothenberg, Chem. Eur. J., 2007, 13, 5121-5128.


In silico design in homogeneous catalysis using descriptor modelling.
E. Burello and G. Rothenberg, Int. J. Mol. Sci., 2006, 7, 375-404.  (Open Access)


Electroreductive palladium-catalysed Ullmann reactions in ionic liquids: Scope and mechanism.
L. Durán Pachón, C. J. Elsevier and G. Rothenberg, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2006, 348, 1705-1710.


A simple method for measuring the size of metal nanoclusters in solution.
A. V. Gaikwad P. Verschuren, E. Eiser and G. Rothenberg, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2006, 110, 17437-17443.


In-situ UV-visible study of Pd nanocluster formation in solution.
A. V. Gaikwad and G. Rothenberg, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2006, 8, 3669-3675.  (Free Access)


The heterogeneous advantage: Biodiesel by catalytic reactive distillation.
A. A. Kiss, F. Omota, A. C. Dimian and G. Rothenberg, Top. Catal., 2006, 40, 141-150.


‘Green catalysts' for enhanced biodiesel technology.
A. A. Kiss, G. Rothenberg and A. C. Dimian, Chemical Industries (CRC Press), 2006, 115 (Catal. Org. React.) 405-414.


Electroreductive Pd-catalysed Ullmann reactions in ionic liquids.
L. Durán Pachón and G. Rothenberg, Chemical Industries (CRC Press), 2006, 115 (Catal. Org. React.) 501-505.


Pd nanoclusters in C-C coupling reactions: Proof of leaching.
M. B. Thathagar, J. E. ten Elshof and G. Rothenberg, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2006, 45, 2886-2890.

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How to find the best homogeneous catalyst.
G. Rothenberg, J. A. Hageman, F. Clerc, H. -W. Frühauf and J. A. Westerhuis, Chemical Industries (CRC Press), 2006, 115 (Catal. Org. React.) 261-270.


Design and assembly of virtual homogeneous catalyst libraries - towards in silico catalyst optimisation.
J. A. Hageman, J. A. Westerhuis, H.-W. Frühauf and G. Rothenberg, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2006, 348, 361-369.


Solid acid catalysts for biodiesel production - towards sustainable energy.
A. A. Kiss, A. C. Dimian and G. Rothenberg, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2006, 348, 75-81.


Palladium-coated nickel nanoclusters: New Hiyama cross-coupling catalysts.
L. Durán Pachón, M. B. Thathagar, F. Hartl and G. Rothenberg, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2006, 8, 151-157.  (Free Access)

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One-pot Pd/C catalysed 'domino' HALEX and Sonogashira reactions: A Ligand- and Cu-free alternative.
M. B. Thathagar and G. Rothenberg, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2006, 4, 111-115.  (Free Access)



Clean diesel power via microwave susceptible oxidation catalysts.
J. Beckers, L. M. van der Zande and G. Rothenberg, ChemPhysChem, 2006, 7, 747-755.

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Topological mapping of bidentate ligands: A fast approach for screening homogeneous catalysts.
E. Burello and G. Rothenberg, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2005, 347, 1969-1977.

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Palladium nanoclusters in Sonogashira cross-coupling: A true catalytic species?
M. B. Thathagar, P. J. Kooyman, R. Boerleidera, E. Jansen, C. J. Elsevier and G. Rothenberg, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2005, 347, 1965-1968.

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Two-step catalytic oxidative dehydrogenation of propane: An alternative route to propene.
E. A. de Graaf, G. Zwanenburg, G. Rothenberg and A. Bliek, Org. Process Res. Dev., 2005, 9, 397-403.


Palladium nanoclusters in microcapsule membranes: From synthetic shells to synthetic cells.
D. H. Turkenburg, A. A. Antipov, M. B. Thathagar, G. Rothenberg, G. B. Sukhorukov and E. Eiser, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2005, 7, 2237-2240.  (Free Access)


Ligand descriptor analysis in nickel-catalysed hydrocyanation: A combined experimental and theoretical study.
E. Burello, P. Marion, J.-C. Galland, A. Chamard and G. Rothenberg, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2005, 347, 803-810.


Click chemistry: Copper clusters catalyse the cycloaddition of azides with terminal alkynes.
L. Durán Pachón, J. H. van Maarseveen and G. Rothenberg, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2005, 347, 811-815.


Tackling calibration problems of spectroscopic analysis in high-throughput experimentation.
S. C. Cruz, G. Rothenberg, J. A. Westerhuis and A. K. Smilde, Anal. Chem., 2005, 77, 2227-2234.


New device and method for flux-proportional sampling of mobile solutes in soil and groundwater.
H. de Jonge and G. Rothenberg, Environ. Sci. Technol., 2005, 39, 274-282.

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'Hot spot' hydrocarbon oxidation catalysed by doped perovskites - towards cleaner diesel power.
J. Beckers and G. Rothenberg, ChemPhysChem, 2005, 6, 223-225.

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Pt(0.02)Sn(0.003)Mg(0.06) on gamma-alumina: A stable catalyst for oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane.
E. A. de Graaf, G. Rothenberg, P. J. Kooyman, A. Andreini and A. Bliek, Appl. Catal. A: Gen. 2005, 278, 187-194.


Nanocluster-based cross-coupling catalysts: A high-throughput approach.
M. B. Thathagar, J. Beckers and G. Rothenberg, Chemical Industries (CRC Press), 2005, 104 (Catal. Org. React.) 211-215.


Design and parallel synthesis of new oxidative dehydrogenation catalysts.
G. Rothenberg, E. A. de Graaf, J. Beckers and A. Bliek, Chemical Industries (CRC Press), 2005, 104 (Catal. Org. React.) 201-210.


Microwave regeneration of diesel soot filters.
L. M. van der Zande, Y. Zhang-Steenwinkel, G. Rothenberg and A. Bliek, NATO Sci. Ser., II: Math. Phys. Chem., 2004, 173, 247-251.


Model selection and optimal sampling in high-throughput experimentation.
J. A. Westerhuis, H. F. M. Boelens, D. Iron and G. Rothenberg, Anal. Chem., 2004, 76, 3171-3178.


Palladium-free and ligand-free Sonogashira cross-coupling.
M. B. Thathagar, J. Beckers and G. Rothenberg, Green Chem., 2004, 6, 215-218.  (Free Access)


Detailed mechanistic studies using in situ spectroscopic analysis: A look at little-known regions of the Heck reaction.
G. Rothenberg, S. C. Cruz, G. P. F. van Strijdonck and H. C. J. Hoefsloot, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2004, 346, 467-473.


Selective CO oxidation in the presence of hydrogen: Fast parallel screening and mechanistic studies on ceria-based catalysts.
D. Tibiletti, E. A. de Graaf, S. P. Teh, G. Rothenberg, D. Farrusseng and C. Mirodatos, J. Catal., 2004, 225, 489-497.


Self-Assembly of a hexagonal phase of wormlike micelles containing metal nanoclusters.
F. Bouchama, M. B. Thathagar, G. Rothenberg, D. H. Turkenburg and E. Eiser, Langmuir, 2004, 20,477-483.

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In situ spectroscopic analysis of nanocluster formation.
J. Wang, H. F. M. Boelens, M. B. Thathagar and G. Rothenberg, ChemPhysChem, 2004, 5,93-98.





Combinatorial Explosion in Homogeneous Catalysis: Screening 60,000 Cross-coupling reactions.
E. Burello, D. Farrusseng and G. Rothenberg, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2004, 346, 1844-1853.

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Kinetic studies of cascade reactions in high-throughput systems.
D. Iron, H. F. M. Boelens, J. A. Westerhuis and G. Rothenberg, Anal. Chem., 2003, 75, 6701-6707.


Optimal Heck cross-coupling catalysis: A pseudo-pharmaceutical approach.
E. Burello and G. Rothenberg, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2003, 345, 1334-1340.


Monitoring the future of chemical reactions.
G. Rothenberg, H. F. M. Boelens, D. Iron and J. A. Westerhuis, Chim. Oggi., 2003, 21, 80-83.


Optimal on-line sampling of parallel reactions: General concept and a specific spectroscopic example.
G. Rothenberg, H. F. M. Boelens, D. Iron and J. A. Westerhuis, Catalysis Today, 2003, 81, 359-367.


Combinatorial design of copper-based mixed nanoclusters: New catalysts for Suzuki cross-coupling.
M. B. Thathagar, J. Beckers and G. Rothenberg, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2003, 345, 979-985.


Kinetic and mechanistic studies on the Heck Reaction using real-time near infrared spectroscopy.
S. C. Cruz, P. J. Aarnouste, G. Rothenberg, J. A. Westerhuis, A. K. Smilde and A. Bliek, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2003, 5, 4455-4460.  (Free Access)

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Solvent-free synthesis of rechargeable solid oxygen reservoirs for clean hydrogen oxidation.
G. Rothenberg, E. A. de Graaf and A. Bliek, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2003, 42, 3366-3368.

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Trapping metal nanoclusters in ‘soap and water' soft crystals.
E. Eiser, F. Bouchama, M. B. Thathagar and G. Rothenberg,ChemPhysChem, 2003, 4, 526-528. 

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Tracking chemical kinetics in high-throughput systems.
H. F. M. Boelens, D. Iron, J. A. Westerhuis and G. Rothenberg, Chem. Eur. J., 2003, 9, 3876-3881.

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Solid/Liquid Palladium-Catalyzed Coupling of Haloaryls Using Alcohols as Reducing Agents: Kinetics and Process Optimization.
D. Gitis, S. Mukhopadhyay, G. Rothenberg and Y. Sasson, Org. Process Res. Dev., 2003, 7, 109-114.


Copper-catalysed Suzuki cross-coupling using mixed nanocluster catalysts.
M. B. Thathagar, J. Beckers and G. Rothenberg, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2002, 124, 11858-11859.


Design and parallel synthesis of novel selective hydrogen oxidation catalysts and their application in alkane dehydrogenation.
L. M. van der Zande, E. A. de Graaf and G. Rothenberg, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2002, 344, 884-889.;2-U

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Competing bromination and oxidation pathways in acid bromate solutions: An experimental and theoretical study.
G. Rothenberg, R. M. H. Beadnall, J. E. McGrady and J. H. Clark, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 2, 2002, 630-635.  (Free Access)


Heterogeneous palladium-catalysed Heck reaction of aryl chlorides and styrene in water under mild conditions.
S. Mukhopadhyay, G. Rothenberg, A. Joshi, M. Baidossi and Y. Sasson, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2002, 344, 348-354.;2-K


Assessing the removal of inorganic colloids and Cryptosporidium parvum from drinking water.
V. Gitis , R. C. Haught , R. M. Clark and G. Rothenberg, J. Environ. Monit., 2002, 4, 244-248.  (Free Access)


Understanding solid/solid organic reactions.
G. Rothenberg, A. P. Downie, C. L. Raston and J. L. Scott, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2001, 123, 8701-8708.


Palladium-catalysed oxidation of alcohols to carbonyl compounds with 1,2-dichloroethane as the primary oxidant: A theoretical study.
G. Rothenberg, S. Humbel and J. Muzart, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 2, 2001, 1998-2004.  (Free Access)


One-way extraction of a chemical potential through a liquid membrane: Concept demonstration and applications.
Z. Lavie, G. Rothenberg and Y. Sasson, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2001, 40, 6045-6050.


Supported phase-transfer catalysts as selective agents in biphenyl synthesis from haloaryls.
S. Mukhopadhyay, G. Rothenberg, N. Qafisheh and Y. Sasson, Tetrahedron Lett., 2001, 42, 6117-6119.


Air oxidation of benzene to biphenyl - a dual catalytic approach.
S. Mukhopadhyay, G. Rothenberg, G. Lando, K. Agbaria, M. Kazanci and Y. Sasson, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2001, 343, 455-459.;2-O


Tuning the selectivity of heterogeneous catalysts: A trimetallic approach to reductive coupling of chloroarenes in water.
S. Mukhopadhyay, G. Rothenberg and Y. Sasson, Adv. Synth. Catal., 2001, 343, 274-278.;2-P


On oxyhalogenation, acids, and non-mimics of bromoperoxidase enzymes.
G. Rothenberg and J. H. Clark, Green Chem., 2000, 2, 248-251.  (Free Access)


Vanadium-catalysed oxidative bromination using dilute mineral acids and hydrogen peroxide: An option for recycling waste acid streams.
G. Rothenberg and J. H. Clark, Org. Process Res. Dev., 2000, 4, 270-274.

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Comparative study of phenol alkylation mechanisms using homogeneous and silica-supported boron trifluoride catalysts.
K. Wilson, D. J. Adams, G. Rothenberg and J. H. Clark, J. Mol. Catal., 2000, 159, 309-314.


Novel synthesis of alkali and quaternary onium hydroxides via liquid anion exchange: An alternative concept for the manufacture of KOH and other hydroxide salts.
G. Rothenberg, H. Wiener, Z. Lavie and Y. Sasson, Chem. Commun., 2000, 1293-1294.  (Free Access)


Regiospecific cross-coupling of haloaryls and pyridine to 2-phenylpyridine using water, zinc, and catalytic palladium on carbon.
S. Mukhopadhyay, G. Rothenberg, D. Gitis, M. Baidossi, D. E. Ponde and Y. Sasson, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 2, 2000, 1809-1812.  (Free Access)


On the mechanism of palladium-catalyzed coupling of haloaryls to biaryls in water with zinc.
S. Mukhopadhyay, G. Rothenberg, D. Gitis and Y. Sasson, Org. Lett., 2000, 2, 211-214.

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Tandem one-pot palladium-catalyzed reductive and oxidative coupling of benzene and chlorobenzene.
S. Mukhopadhyay, G. Rothenberg, D. Gitis and Y. Sasson, J. Org. Chem., 2000, 65, 3107-3110.


Solid-solid palladium-catalysed water reduction with zinc: Mechanisms of hydrogen generation and direct hydrogen transfer reactions.
S. Mukhopadhyay, G. Rothenberg, H. Wiener and Y. Sasson, New J. Chem., 2000, 24, 305-308.  (Free Access)


Application of pertubation theory to free-radical benzylic and allylic oxidation of unconjugated pi-systems.
G. Rothenberg and Y. Sasson, Tetrahedron, 1999, 55, 561-568.


Palladium-catalyzed aryl-aryl coupling in water using molecular hydrogen: Kinetics and process optimization of a solid-liquid-gas system.
S. Mukhopadhyay, G. Rothenberg, H. Wiener and Y. Sasson, Tetrahedron, 1999, 55, 14763-14768.


In situ generation and synthetic applications of anhydrous hydrogen fluoride in a solid-liquid biphasic system.
G. Rothenberg, M. Royz, O. Arrad and Y. Sasson, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1999, 1491-1494.  (Free Access)


Unusual phase transfer mechanism of the ruthenium-catalyzed oxidation of alcohols with hydrogen peroxide.
G. Rothenberg, G. Barak and Y. Sasson, Tetrahedron, 1999, 55, 6301-6310.


Kinetics and mechanism of heterogeneous palladium-catalyzed coupling reactions of chloroaryls in water.
S. Mukhopadhyay, G. Rothenberg, D. Gitis, H. Wiener and Y. Sasson, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 2, 1999, 2481-2484.  (Free Access)


Copper-catalyzed homolytic and heterolytic benzylic and allylic oxidation using tert-butyl hydroperoxide.
G. Rothenberg, L. Feldberg, H. Wiener and Y. Sasson, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 2, 1998, 2429-2434.  (Free Access)


Cyclic vs. acyclic allylic hydrogen abstraction: An entropy motivated process?
G. Rothenberg and Y. Sasson, Tetrahedron, 1998, 54, 5417-5422.


Comparative autoxidation of 3-carene and alpha-pinene: Factors governing regioselective hydrogen abstraction reactions.
G. Rothenberg, Y. Yatziv and Y. Sasson, Tetrahedron, 1998, 54, 593-598.


Pyridines as bifunctional co-catalysts in the CrO3-catalyzed oxygenation of olefins by t-butyl hydroperoxide.
G. Rothenberg, H. Wiener and Y. Sasson, J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem., 1998, 136, 253-262.


A new simple method for the synthesis of cyclobutyl cyanide.
S. Cohen, G. Rothenberg and Y. Sasson, Tetrahedron Lett., 1998, 39, 3093-3094.


Extending the haloform reaction to non-methyl ketones: Oxidative cleavage of cycloalkanones to dicarboxylic acids using sodium hypochlorite under phase transfer catalysis conditions.
G. Rothenberg and Y. Sasson, Tetrahedron, 1996, 52, 13641-13648.