Highlight Publications


08
Jun 2020
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More efficient biosolar cells modelled on nature

J.Mat.Chem.A: By combining light-collecting and photosynthesis proteins of different types, more energy can be produced.

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24
Apr 2020
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Water molecules dance in three

Angew.Chem.: Water may look like a simple liquid. However, it is anything but simple to analyse. The unique properties of water are only understandable, if scientists observe the interaction of the molecules.

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17
Feb 2020
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Iodide salts stabilise biocatalysts for fuel cells

Nat.Comm.: Oxygen is the greatest enemy of biocatalysts for energy conversion. A protective film shields them – but only with an additional ingredient: iodide salt.

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17
Feb 2020
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Catalyst deposition on fragile chips

Angew.Chem.: Electrocatalysts can help to obtain chemicals from renewable raw materials or to use alternative energy sources. But testing new catalysts brings challenges.

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11
Feb 2020
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Observing proteins in their natural environment

PNAS: Proteins can expel active pharmaceutical ingredients from the target cells. Now we can watch them as they do it.

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04
Feb 2020
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Fast screening for potential new catalysts

Angew.Chem.: A new concept makes it possible to identify the most promising among an abundance of possible element combinations.

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02
Dec 2019
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Bioelectrocatalysis as basis for the energy revolution

Nat. Cat.: Science has come a long way, but there are still some obstacles that prevent a breakthrough.

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04
Nov 2019
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How oxygen destroys the core of important enzymes

JACS: New findings are expected to help protect the hydrogen-producing enzymes from harmful oxygen - which is interesting for biotechnological applications.

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09
Oct 2019
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How to make biocatalysts immortal

JACS: Oxygen threatens sustainable catalysts that use hydrogen to produce electricity in fuel cells. Researchers from Bochum and Marseille have developed a way to combat this.

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07
Oct 2019
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Determining the activity of noble-metal-free catalyst particles

Angew. Chem.: Noble-metal-free nanoparticles could serve as catalysts for the production of hydrogen from water. Because they are so small, their properties are difficult to determine.

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