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ARTIFICAL PHOTOSYNTHESIS

New catalysts for carbon-neutral energy conversion processes are essential to addressing climate change and rising global energy demands. Inspired by natural photosynthesis, which utilizes the abundant chemical resources of light, water, and carbon dioxide to produce the value-added products needed to sustain life, we are taking a unified approach to this small-molecule activation problem by developing molecular catalysts for carbon dioxide reduction, water splitting, and nitrogen cycling that are inspired by and/or can be used in conjunction with biological and materials catalysts under environmentally green aqueous conditions.

REVIEWS

Zee, D. Z.; Chantarojsiri, T.; Long, J. R.; Chang, C. J. "Metal-Polypyridyl Catalysts for Electro- and Photochemical Reduction of Water to Hydrogen", Acc. Chem. Res. 2015, 48, 2027-2036. [html] [pdf]




Thoi, V. S.; Sun, Y.; Long, J. R.; Chang, C. J. "Complexes of earth-abundant metals for catalytic electrochemical hydrogen generation under aqueous conditions", Chem. Soc. Rev. 2013, 42, 2388-2400. [pdf] [html]




MOLECULAR CATALYSTS

Jurss, J. W.; Khnayzer, R. S.; Panetier, J. A.; El Roz, K. A.; Nichols, E. M.; Head-Gordon, M.; Long, J. R.; Castellano, F. N.; Chang, C. J. "Bioinspired design of redox-active ligands for multielectron catalysis: effects of positioning pyrazine reservoirs on cobalt for electro- and photocatalytic generation of hydrogen from water", Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 4954-4972. [html] [pdf]




Thoi, V. S.; Kornienko, N.; Margarit, C. G.; Yang, P.; Chang, C. J. "Visible-Light Photoredox Catalysis: Selective Reduction of Carbon Dioxide to Carbon Monoxide by a Nickel N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Isoquinoline Complex", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 14413-14424. [html] [pdf]




Karunadasa, H. I.; Montalvo, E.; Sun, Y.; Majda, M.; Long, J. R.; Chang, C. J. "A Molecular MoS2 Edge Site Mimic for Catalytic Hydrogen Generation", Science 2012, 335, 698-702. [pdf] [html] [UC Berkeley press release] [LBNL press release] [Daily Cal article] [C&E News article]




Sun, Y.; Bigi, J. P.; Piro, N. A.; Tang, M. L.; Long, J. R.; Chang, C. J. "Molecular Cobalt Pentapyridine Catalysts for Generating Hydrogen from Water", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 9212-9215. [pdf] [html]




Karunadasa, H. I.; Chang, C. J.; Long, J. R. "A Molecular Molybdenum-Oxo Catalyst for Generating Hydrogen from Water", Nature 2010, 464, 1329-1333. [pdf]




BIOINORGANIC, ORGANOMETALLIC, AND SUPRAMOLECULAR HYBRIDS

Gong, M.*; Cao, Z.*; Liu, W.*; Nichols, E. M.; Smith, P. T.; Derrick, J. S.; Liu, Y. S.; Liu, J.; Wen, X.; Chang, C. J.; "Supramolecular Porphyrin Cages Assembled at Molecular–Materials Interfaces for Electrocatalytic CO Reduction", ACS Central Science Article ASAP. [html] [pdf]




Cao, Z.; Kim, D.; Yu, Y.; Xu, J.; Lin, S.; Wen, X.; Nichols, E. M.; Jeong, K.; Reimer, J. A.; Yang, P.; Chang, C. J. "A Molecular Surface Functionalization Approach to Tuning Nanoparticle Electrocatalysts for Carbon Dioxide Reduction", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 8120-8125. [html] [pdf]




Lin, S.; Diercks, C. S.; Zhang, Y.; Kornienko, N.; Nichols, E. M.; Zhao, Y.; Paris, A. R.; Kim, D.; Yang, P.; Yaghi, O. M.; Chang, C. J. "Covalent organic frameworks comprising cobalt porphyrins for catalytic CO2 reduction in water", Science 2015, 346, 1208-1213. [html] [pdf] [LBNL News Story] [Science News Story]




Nichols, E. M.; Gallagher, J. J.; Liu, C.; Su, Y.; Resasco, J.; Yu, Y.; Sun, Y.; Yang, P.; Chang, M. C. Y.; Chang, C. J. "Hybrid bioinorganic approach to solar-to-chemical conversion", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2015, 112, 11461-11466. [html] [pdf] [LBNL News Story] [ScienceDaily News Story] [Demanjo News Story] [Science Newsline News Story] [Tech News Coverage News Story] [Adaptive Scientist News Story] [Guldar News Story] [DOE Science Headlines]






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