Publications 2021-01-13T07:15:05+00:00

62. “Precious Metal-Free LaMnO3 Perovskite Catalyst with an Optimized Nanostructure for Aerobic C-H Bond Activation Reactions: Alkylarene Oxidation and Naphthol Dimerization”

Sahin, Y., Sika-Nartey, A., Ercan, K.E., Kocak, Y., Senol, S., Ozensoy, E., Turkmen, Y.E.

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, accepted, in press.


61. “Effects induced by interaction of the Pt/CeOx/ZrOx/γ-Al2O3 ternary mixed oxide DeNOx catalyst with hydrogen”

Andonova, S., Ok, Z.B., Ozensoy, E., Hadjiivanov, K.

Catalysis Today, 357 (2020) 664–674

Article DOI: (10.1016/j.cattod.2019.02.056)

60. Significance of the Mn Oxidation State in Catalytic and Non-Catalytic Promotional Effects of MnOx Domains in Formic Acid Dehydrogenation on Pd/MnOx Interfaces”

Karakurt, B., Kocak, Y., Lyubinetsky, I., Ozensoy, E.

J. Phys. Chem. C., 2020 (124) 22529-22538

Article DOI: (10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c06942)

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59. Core-crown Quantum Nanoplatelets with Favorable Type-II Heterojunctions Boost Charge Separation and Photocatalytic NO Oxidation on TiO2”

Ebrahimi, E., Irfan, M., Shabani, F., Kocak, Y., Karakurt, B., Erdem, E., Demir, H.V., Ozensoy, E.

ChemCatChem, 2020, 12, 24, 6329-6343

Article DOI: (10.1002/cctc.202000749)

58. All Solution Processed, Oxidation Resistant Copper Nanowire Networks for Optoelectronic Applications with Year Long Stability”

Genlik, S.P., Tigan, D., Kocak, Y., Ercan K.E., Cicek, M.O., Tunca, S., Koylan, S., Coskun, S., Ozensoy, E., Unalan, H.E.

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2020, accepted, in press.

Article DOI: (10.1021/acsami.0c11729)

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, 2020 (263) 118-227.

56. 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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55. “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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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.