Publications 2019-12-18T18:20:53+00:00


58. Enhancement of  Formic Acid Dehydrogenation Selectivity of Pd(111) Single Crystal Model Catalyst Surface via Bronsted Bases ”

Karakurt B., Kocak Y. and Ozensoy E.

J. Phys. Chem. C., 2019, 123, 47, 28777-28788.

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57. Enhancement of Photocatalytic NOx Abatement with Titania via Additional Metal Oxide NOx-Storage Domains: Interplay between Surface Acidity, Specific Surface Area, and Humidity”

Çağlayan, M., Irfan, M., Kerem E. Ercan, Koçak, Y. and Emrah Ozensoy

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2019, 118227.

56. “Exceptionally active and stable catalysts for CO2 reforming of glycerol to syngas”

Bulutoglu, P.S., Say, Z., Bac, S., Koçak, Y.; Ozensoy, E., Avci, A. K.

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2019 (256) 117-808.

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55. “Effects Induced by the Interaction of the Pt/CeOx/ZrOx/γ-Al2O3 Ternary Mixed Oxide DeNOx Catalyst with Hydrogen”

Andonova, S.; Ok, Z. A.; Ozensoy,E.; Hadjiivanov, K

Accepted for publication Catalysis Today, 2019

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54. “Enhanced Photocatalytic NOx Oxidation and Storage Under Visible-Light Irradiation by Anchoring Fe3O4 Nanoparticles on Mesoporous Graphitic Carbon Nitride (mpg-C3N4)”

Irfan, M., Sevim, M.  Y.; Balci, M., Koçak, Y.; Metin, O.; Ozensoy, E.

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2019 (249) 126-137.

53. “CdTe Quantum Dot-Functionalized P25 Titania Composite with Enhanced Photocatalytic NO2 Storage Selectivity under UV and VIS Irradiation”

Balci Leinen, M.B.; Dede, D.; Khan, M. U.; Çağlayan, M.; Koçak, Y.; Demir, H. V.; and Ozensoy E.

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2019, 11 (1) pp 865–879

52. “Trade-off between NOx Storage Capacity and Sulfur Tolerance on Al2O3/ZrO2/TiO2 – based DeNOx Catalysts”

Say, Z.; Mihai, O.; Kurt, M.; Olsson, L.; Ozensoy, E.

Catalysis Today, 2019 (320) 152-164


51. “Pt/CeOx/ZrOx/γ-Al2O3 Ternary Mixed Oxide DeNOx Catalyst:Surface Chemistry and NOx Interactions ”

Andonova, S., Ok, A. S., Drenchev, N., Ozensoy, E., Hadjiivanov, K.

J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122 (24), pp 12850–12863

50. Dry Reforming of Glycerol Over Rh-Based Ceria and Zirconia Catalysts: New Insights on Catalyst Activity and Stability ”

Bulutoglu, P.S., Say, Z., Bac, S., Ozensoy, E., Avci, A. K.

Applied Catalysis A, General 2018 (564) , 157–171

49. “The Effects of Co:Ce Loading Ratio And Reaction Conditions On CDRM Performance Of Co-Ce/Al2O3 Catalysts”

Paksoy, A. I.; Caglayan, B. S.; Ozensoy, E.; Aksoylu A. E.

Int. Journal of Hydrogen Energ., 2018 (43) 4321.

48. “Sulfur Poisoning and Regeneration Behavior of Perovskite-Based NO Oxidation Catalysts”

Kurt, M.; Say, Z.; Ercan, K. E.; Vovk, E. I.; Kim, C. H.; Ozensoy, E.

Topics in Catal., 2017 (60) 40.

47. “Selective Catalytic Ammonia Oxidation to Nitrogen by Atomic Oxygen Species on Ag(111)”

Karatok, M.; Vovk, E. I.; Koç, A. V., Ozensoy, E.

J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017 (121) 41, 22985-22994.

46. Hierarchical Synthesis of Corrugated Photocatalytic TiO2 Microsphere Architectures on Natural Pollen Surfaces”

Erdogan, D.; Ozensoy, E.

Applied Surface Science, 2017 (403) 159-167

45. Sulfur-Tolerant BaO/ZrO2/TiO2/Al2O3 Quaternary Mixed Oxides for DeNOX Catalysis”

Say, Z.; Mihai, O.; Tohumeken, M.; Ercan, K.E.; Olsson, L.; Ozensoy, E.

Catalysis Science & Technology, 2017 (7) 133-144

44. Photocatalytic Activity of Mesoporous Graphitic Carbon Nitride (mpg-C3N4) Towards Organic Chromophores under UV and VIS Light Illumination ”

Erdogan, D.A.; Sevim, M.; Kısa, E.; Emiroglu, D.B.; Karatok, M.; Vovk, E.I.; Bjerring, M.; Akbey, U.; Metin, O.; Ozensoy, E.

Topics in Catalysis, 2016 (59) 1305-1318

43. Comparative Analysis of Reactant and Product Adsorption Energies in the Selective Oxidative Coupling of Alcohols to Esters on Au(111)”

Senozan, S.; Ustunel, H.; Karatok, M.; Vovk, E.I.; Shah, A.A.; Ozensoy, E.; Toffoli, D.

Topics in Catalysis, 2016 (59) 1383-1393

42. Photocatalytic Conversion of Nitric Oxide on Titanium Dioxide: Cryotrapping of Reaction Products for Online Monitoring by Mass Spectrometry”

Lu, W.; Olaitan, A.; Brantley, M.; Zekavat, B.; Erdogan, D.A.; Ozensoy, E.; Solouki, T.

J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016 (120) 8056-8067

41. Spectroscopic Investigation of Sulfur-Resistant Pt/K2O/ZrO2/TiO2/Al2O3 NSR/LNT Catalysts”

Say, Z.; Tohumeken, M; Ozensoy, E.

Catalysis Today, 2016 (267) 167-176

40. MnOx-Promoted PdAg Alloy Nanoparticles for the Additive-Free Dehydrogenation of Formic Acid at Room Tempreature”

Bulut, A.; Yurderi, M.; Karatas, Y.; Say, Z.; Kivrak, H.; Kaya, M.; Gulcan, M.; Ozensoy, E.; Zahmakiran, M.

ACS Catalysis, 2015 (5) 6099-6110

39. A Versatile Bio-inspired Material Platform for Catalytic Applications: Micron-Sized “Buckyball-Shaped” TiO2 Structures”

Erdogan, D.A.; Solouki, T.; Ozensoy, E.

RSC Advances, 2015 (5) 47174-47182

38. Acetaldehyde Partial Oxidation on the Au(111) Model Catalyst Surface: C-C bond Activation and Formation of Methyl Acetate as an Oxidative Coupling Product”

Karatok, M.; Vovk, E.I.; Shah, A.; Turksoy, A.; Ozensoy, E.

Surface Science, 2015 (641) 289-293

37. Influence of the Sol-gel Preparation Method on the Photocatalytic NO Oxidation Performance of TiO2/Al2O3 Binary Oxides”

Polat, M.; Soylu, A. M.; Erdogan, D. A.; Erguven, E.; Vovk, V.I.; Ozensoy, E.

Catalysis Today, 2015 (241) 25-32

36. NaCl-Promoted CuO-RuO2/SiO2 Catalysts for Propylene Epoxidation with O2 at Atmospheric Pressures: A Combinatorial Micro-reactor Study

Kalyoncu, S.; Duzenli, D.; Onal, I.; Seubsai, A.; Noon, D.; Senkan, S.; Say, Z.; Vovk, V.I.; Ozensoy, E.”

Catalysis Letters 2015 (145) 596-905

35. “An XPS study of the interaction of model Ba/TiO2 AND Ba/ZrO2 NSR catalysts with NO2”

Smirnov, M. Y.;Kalinkin, A. V.; Nazimov, D. A,; Bukhtiyarov, V. I.; Vovk, E. I.; Ozensoy, E.

J. Struc. Chem. 2014 (55) 757-763

34. Thermal evolution of structure and photocatalytic activity in polymer microsphere templated TiO2 microbowls”

Erdogan, D.A.; Polat, M.; Garifullin, R.; Guler M. O.; Ozensoy, E.

Applied Surface Science 2014 (308) 50-57

33. TiO2-Al2O3 Binary Mixed Oxide Surfaces for Photocatalytic NOx Abatement”

Soylu, A. M.; Polat, M.; Erdogan, D. A.; Say, Z.; Yildirim, C.; Birer, O.; Ozensoy, E.

Applied Surface Science , 2014 (318) 142-149

32. Palladium doped Perovskite-Based NO Oxidation Catalysts: The Role of Pd and B-sites for NOx Adsorption Behavior via in-situ Spectroscopy”

Say, Z.; Dogac, M.; Vovk, E. I.; Kalay, Y. E.; Kim, C. H.; Li, W.; Ozensoy, E.

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2014 (154-155) 51-61

31. NOx Storage and Reduction Pathways on Zirconia and Titania Functionalized Binary and Ternary Oxides as NOx Storage and Reduction (NSR) Systems”

Say, Z.; Tohumeken, M.; Ozensoy, E.

Catalysis Today, 2014 (231) 135-144

30. Chemical deactivation by phosphorous under lean hydrothermal conditions over Cu/BEA NH3 – SCR catalysts”

Andonova, S.M.; Vovk, E. I.; Sjoblom, J.; Ozensoy, E., Olsson L.

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2014 (147) 251-263

29. In-situ Vibrational Spectroscopic Studies on Model Catalyst Surfaces at Elevated Pressures”

Ozensoy, E., Vovk, E.I.,

Topics in Catalysis (Invited Article), 2013 , (56) 1569-1592

28. Influence of Ceria on the NOx Reduction Performance of NOx Storage Reduction (NSR) Catalysts”

Say, Z.; Vovk, E.I.; Bukhtiyarov, V.I.; Ozensoy, E.

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2013(142-143) 89

27. “Interactive Surface Chemistry of CO2 and NO2 on Metal Oxide Surfaces: Competition for Catalytic Adsorption Sites and Reactivity”

Vovk, E.I.; Turksoy, A.; Bukhtiyarov, V.I.; Ozensoy, E.

J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013 (117) 7713

26. Enhanced Sulfur Tolerance of Ceria-Promoted NOx Storage Reduction (NSR) Catalysts: Sulfur Uptake, Thermal Regeneration and Reduction with H2(g)”

Say, Z.; Vovk, E.I.; Bukhtiyarov, V.I.; Ozensoy, E.

Topics in Catalysis, 2013 (56) 950

25. First-principles investigation of NOx and SOx adsorption on anatase-supported BaO and Pt overlayers”

Hummatov, R.; Toffoli, D.; Gulseren, O.; Ozensoy, E.; Ustunel, H.

J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012 (116) 6191

24. “SOx Uptake and Release Properties of TiO2/Al2O3 and BaO/TiO2/Al2O3 Mixed Oxide Systems as NOx Storage Materials”

Senturk, G. S.; Vovk, E. I.; Zaikovskii, V. I.; Say, Z.; Soylu, A. M.; Bukhtiyarov, V. I.; Ozensoy, E.

Catal. Today, 2012 (184) 54.

23. “Role of the Exposed Pt Active Sites and BaO2 Formation in NOx Storage Reduction Systems: A Model Catalyst Study on BaOx/Pt(111)”

Vovk, E. I.; Emmez, E.; Erbudak, M.; Bukhtiyarov, V. I.; Ozensoy, E.

J. Phys. Chem. C, 2011 (115) 24256.

22. “Direct Evidence for the Instability and Deactivation of Mixed-Oxide Systems: Influence of Surface Segregation and Subsurface Diffusion”

Emmez, E.; Vovk, E. I.; Bukhtiyarov, V. I.; Ozensoy, E.

J. Phys. Chem. C, 2011 (115) 22438.

21. Fine-tuning the Dispersion and the Mobility of BaO Domains on NOx Storage Materials via TiO2 Anchoring Sites”

Andonova, S. M.; Senturk, G. S.; Ozensoy, E.

J. Phys. Chem. C,2010 (114) 17003.

20. Fe Promoted NOx Storage Materials: Structural Properties and NOx Uptake”

Kayhan, E.; Andonova, S. M.; Senturk, G. S., Chusuei, C. C.; Ozensoy, E.

J. Phys. Chem. C, 2010 (114) 357.

19. The effect of impregnation strategy on methane dry reforming activity of Ce promoted Pt/ZrO2”

Ozkara-Aydinoglu, S.; Ozensoy, E.; Aksoylu, E. A.

Int. J. of Hydrogen Energy, 2009 (34) 9711.

18. Nature of the Ti-Ba interactions on the BaO/TiO2/Al2O3 NOx Storage System”

Andonova, S. M.; Senturk, G. S., Kayhan, E.; Ozensoy, E.

J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009 (113) 11014.

17. NOx Reduction on a Transition Metal-free -Al2O3 Catalyst Using Dimethylether (DME)”

Ozensoy, E.; Herrling, D.; Szanyi, J.

Catal. Today, 2008 (136) 46.

16. Model NOx Storage Systems: Storage Capacity and Thermal Aging of BaO/ -Al2O3/NiAl(100)”

Ozensoy, E.; Szanyi, J.; Peden, C. H. F.

J. Catal., 2006 (243) 149.

15. Ba Deposition and Oxidation on -Al2O3/NiAl(100) ultrathin films. Part II: O2(g) Assisted Ba Oxidation”

Ozensoy, E.; Szanyi, J.; Peden, C. H. F.

J. Phys. Chem. B, 2006 (110) 17009.

14. “Ba Deposition and Oxidation on -Al2O3/NiAl(100) ultrathin films. Part I: Anaerobic Deposition Conditions”

Ozensoy, E.; Szanyi, J.; Peden, C. H. F.

J. Phys. Chem. B, 2006, (110) 17001.

13. “H2O and NO2 Coadsorption and Reaction on ultrathin θ-Al2O3 films: Catalytic Competition for Adsorption Sites”

Ozensoy, E.; Szanyi, J.; Peden, C. H. F.

J. Phys. Chem. B, 2006, (110) 8025.

12. NO dimer and dinitrosyl formation on Pd(111): From UHV to elevated pressure conditions”

Hess, C.; Ozensoy, E.; Yi, C. W.; Goodman, D. W.

J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 2006 (128) 2988.

11. NO2 Adsorption on ultrathin θ-Al2O3 films: Formation of Nitrate and Nitrite Species”

Ozensoy, E.; Szanyi, J.; Peden, C. H. F.

J. Phys. Chem. B, 2005, (109) 15977.

10. Formation of a high coverage (3×3)-7NO adsorption state on Pd (111) at elevated pressures: Interplay between kinetic and thermodynamic accessibility”

Ozensoy, E.; Hess, C.; Goodman, D. W.; Loffreda, D.; Sautet, P.

J. Phys. Chem. B, 2005 (109) 5414.

9. “Interaction of water with ordered Al2O3 ultra thin films grown on NiAl(100)”

Ozensoy, E.; Szanyi, J.; Peden, C. H. F.

J. Phys. Chem. B, 2005 (109) 3431.

8. “Electronic and vibtational properties of ultrathin SiO2 films grown on Mo (112)”

Wendt, S.; Ozensoy, E.; Frerichs, M.; Cai, Y.; Chen, M.-S.; Goodman D. W.

Phys. Rev. B, 2005 (72) 115409.

7. “Reply to:Comment on ‘Combined in Situ and Infrared Kinetic Study of the Catalytic CO + NO Reaction on Pd(111) at Pressures up to 240 mbar’”

Hess, C.; Ozensoy, E. and Goodman, D.W.

J. Phys. Chem. B, 2004 (108) 14181.

6. Vibrational spectroscopic studies of CO/NO adsorption and reaction on Pd model catalysts”

Ozensoy, E.A and Goodman, D. W.

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2004 (6) 3765. Cover Article,

PCCP issue 6 (14) 2004 COVER GRAPHIC (link).

(Cover Graphic Design by: E. Ozensoy, O. O. Ozener, and Z. Melek)

5. “Understanding the catalytic converison of automobile exhaust emissions using model catalysts: CO + NO reaction on Pd (111)”

Ozensoy, E.; Hess, C; Goodman, D. W.

Topics in Catalysis, 2004 (28) 13.

4. “CO Dissociation at Elevated Pressures on Supported Pd Nano-clusters”

Ozensoy, E.; Min, B. K.; Goodman, D. W.

J. Phys. Chem. B, 2004, (108) 4351.

3. “A combined in situ infrared and kinetic study of the catalytic CO+NO reaction on Pd(111) at pressures up to 240 mbar”

Hess, Ch.; Ozensoy, E.; Goodman, D. W.

J. Phys. Chem. B, 2003 (107) 2759.

2. “Polarization Modulation Infrared Reflection Absorption Spectroscopy at elevated Pressures: CO adsorption on Pd(111) at atmospheric pressures”

Ozensoy, E.; Meier D.; Goodman, D. W.

J. Phys. Chem. B, 2002 (106) 9367

1. “Isocyanate Formation in the Catalytic Reaction of CO+NO on Pd(111): An in situ Infrared Spectroscopic Study at elevated Pressures”

Ozensoy, E.; Hess, Ch.; Goodman, D. W.

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2002 (124) 8524

Book Chapters

ACS Symposium Series: “Nanotechnology and the Environment”

“A Vibrational Spectroscopic Study of the CO + NO Reaction: From Pd Single Crystals at Ultrahigh Vacuum to Pd Clusters Supported on SiO2 Thin Films at elevated Pressures” Ozensoy, E.; Goodman, D. W. in press (2005).
Edited by: B. Karn, T. Masciangioli, W. Zhang, V. Colvin and P. Alivisatos Oxford University Press, New York, NY.