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133. Y. Li#, Y.X. Xu#, S. Chen#, X.X. Shi, Q.Q. Gu, L.L. Wang, M.H. Gu, B.T. Teng, B. Yang, Z.H. Sun, J. L. Lu*
Tuning the Electronic Structures of Anchor Sites to Achieve Zero-Valence Single-Atom Catalysts for Advanced Hydrogenation
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202406262 (2024)

132. X.Y. Liu, H.W. Wang*, J. L. Lu*
Recent progress in understanding the nature of active sites for methanol synthesis over Cu/ZnO catalysts
J. Catal. Accepted (2024)

131. L.H. Cai, S.L. Han, W.L. Xu, S. Chen, X.X. Shi, J. L. Lu*
Formation of a Porous Crystalline Mg1‒x Al2Oy Overlayer on Metal Catalysts via Controlled Solid-State Reactions for High-temperature Stable Catalysis
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (2024)

130. H. Ye, L. N. Cao,* M.H. Gu, H. Nie, Q.Q. Gu, B. Yang, Y.X. Bai, Q.X. Nie, W.X. Huang, J. L. Lu*
Atomically precise design of PtSn catalyst for the understanding of the role of Sn in propane dehydrogenation
Precis. Chem., (2024)


129. Q.Y. Wang, Y.D. Zhang, M.X. Lin, H.W. Wang, Y. Bai, C. Y. Liu, J. L. Lu, Q.Q. Luo, G. M. Wang, H.-L. Jiang, T. Yao, X. S. Zheng
Photoinduced Metastable Asymmetric Cu Single Atoms for Photoreduction of CO2 to Ethylene
Adv. Energy Mater., 13, 2302692 (2023)

128. R. Jin, H.W. Wang*, J. L. Lu*
Design of advanced energy-related materials via atomic layer deposition
Sci. China Press., 68, 3670-3690 (2023)

127. Q.Q.Guan, J. L. Lu*
Degree-of-isolation shapes the catalytic performance of single-site alloy catalysts
Sci. China Chem. In press (2023) (Invited highlight)

126. C.W. Zhu#, W.L. Xu#, F. Liu, J. Luo, J. L. Lu*, and W.-X. Li*
Molecule Saturation Boosts Acetylene Semihydrogenation Activity and Selectivity on a Core-Shell Ruthenium@Palladium Catalyst
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed
. Acecpted (2023)

125. J. Gu, Y.X. Xu and J. L. Lu*
Atom-Precise Low-Nuclearity Cluster Catalysis: Opportunities and Challenges
ACS Catal. 13, 5609-5634 (2023)

124. X.Y. Liu#, Q.Q. Gu#, Y.F. Zhang, X.Y. Xu, H.W. Wang, Z.H. Sun, L.N. Cao, Q.M. Sun, L.L. Xu, L.L. Wang, S. Li, S.Q. Wei, B. Yang,* and J. L. Lu*
Atomically thick oxide overcoating stimulates low–temperature reactive metal–support interactions for enhanced catalysis
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 145, 6702-6709 (2023)

123. X.X. Shi, S. Chen, S. Li, Y.Q. Yang, Q.Q. Guan, J.N. Ding, X.Y. Liu, Q. Liu, W.L. Xu, J. L. Lu*
Particle size effect of SiO2-supported ZnO catalysts in propane dehydrogenation
Catal.Sci.Technol. DOI : 10.1039/D2CY02131E (2023)

122. X. H. Zhang,# Z.H. Sun,# R. Jin,# C.W. Zhu,# C.L. Zhao, Y. Lin, Q.Q. Guan, L.N. Cao, H.W. Wang, S. Li, H.C. Yu, X.Y. Liu, L.L. Wang, S.Q. Wei,* W.-X. Li,* J. L. Lu*
Conjugated dual size effect of core-shell particles synergizes bimetallic catalysis
Nat. Commun. 14, 530 (2023)

121. L.L. Wang, H.W. Wang, and J. L. Lu*
Local Chemical Environment Effect in Single-Atom Catalysis
Chem Catal. 3, 100492 (2023) (Invited Review)

120. S. Li#, Y.X. Xu#, H.W. Wang*, B.T. Teng, Q. Liu, Q.H. Li, L.L. Xu, X.Y. Liu and J. L. Lu*
Tuning the CO2 Hydrogenation Selectivity of Rhodium Single-Atom Catalysts on Zirconium Dioxide with Alkali Ions
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 62, e202218167 (2023)


119. Y.J. Zhao, Q.Q. Guan, H.Wang, Y. Li, J. L. Lu, R.-J. Xie*
Waterproof surface passivation of K2GeF6:Mn4+ by a dense Al2O3 layer via atomic layer deposition
J. Mater. Chem. C 10, 9867-9874 (2022)

118. M.H. Gu, L.N. Cao*, H. Ye, J. L. Lu*
Support effect and Stability of Inverse Fe1(OH)x/Pt Single-Site Interfacial Structured Catalysts for Preferential CO Oxidation in H2
J. Phys. Chem. C 126, 19676-19684 (2022)

117. S. Chen,# B.B. Gong#, J. Gu#, Y. Lin, B. Yang, Q.Q. Gu, R. Jin, Q. Liu, W. X. Ying, X.X. Shi, W.L. Xu, L.H. Cai, Y. Li, Z.H. Sun,* S.Q. Wei, W.H. Zhang,* and J. L. Lu*
Dehydrogenation of Ammonia Borane by Platinum-Nickel Dimers: Regulation of Heteroatom Interspace Boosts Bifunctional Synergetic Catalysis
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 61, e202211919 (2022)

116. X.H. Zhang#, Q.Q. Guan#, M. Sun, J. L. Lu*
A comparison study of the structural thermostability of SiO2 supported Au@Pt and Au@Pd core-shell nanoparticles
Chinese J. Chem. Phys. DOI: 10.1063/1674-0068/cjcp2204065 (2022)

115. H.W. Wang, Y. Lin, J. L. Lu*
Ultra-thin nickel oxide overcoating of noble metal catalysts for directing selective hydrogenation of nitriles to secondary amines
Catal. Today 410, 253-263 (2023)

114. X.Y. Liu#; J. Luo#; H.W. Wang#; L. Huang; S.S. Wang; S. Li; Z.H. Sun; F.F. Sun; Z. Jiang; S.Q. Wei*; W.-X. Li*; J. L. Lu*
In Situ Spectroscopic Characterization and Theoretical Calculations Identify Partially Reduced ZnO1-x/Cu Interfaces for Methanol Synthesis from CO2
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.134, e202202330 (2022)

113. Y.D. Zhang, Q.Y. Wang, S.K. Yang, H.W. Wang, D.W. Rao, T. Chen, G.M. Wang, J. L. Lu, J.F. Zhu, S.Q. Wei, X.S. Zheng*, J. Zeng
Tuning the Interaction between Ruthenium Single Atoms and the Second Coordination Sphere for Efficient Nitrogen Photofixation
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2112452 (2022)

112. J. L. Lu*
Atomic Lego Catalysts Synthesized by Atomic Layer Deposition (Cover)
Acc. Mater. Res. 3, 358-368 (2022)


111. L. L. Wang,# C. Z. Zhu,# C. L. Zhao, J. Gu, L. N. Cao, X. H. Zhang, Z. H. Sun, S. Q. Wei, W.-X. Li,* J. L. Lu*
Boosting Activity and Stability of Metal Single-Atom Catalysts via Regulation of Coordination Number and Local Composition
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 143, 45, 18854-18858 (2021)

110. Q. Q. Guan#, C. W. Zhu#, Y. Lin, E. I. Vovk, X. H. Zhou, Y. Yang, H. C.Yu, L. N. Cao, H. W. Wang, X. H. Zhang, X. Y. Liu, S. Q. Wei, W. -X. Li*, J. L. Lu*
Bimetallic monolayer catalyst breaks the activity–selectivity trade-off on metal particle size for efficient chemoselective hydrogenations
Nat. Catal. 4, 840-849 (2021)  

Highlighted by Prof. Haifeng Xiong et al., Monolayer core-shell catalysts breaking the selectivity–activity seesaw in chemoselective hydrogenation, Sci China Chem, 65, 1-2 (2022)

109. D.-Y. Zhang, F. Liu, P.-F. Du, M.-W. Li,  Z.X. Wu, Y. B. Feng, Y. Zhao, X.Y. Xu, X.X. Zhang, J. L. Lu, B. Yang
Dynamic Formation of Pdδ+-Fe2+ Interface Promoting Reverse Water Gas Shift Reaction over Pd/FeOx Catalyst
Chinese J. Inorg. Chem. 37, 140-150 (2021)

108. C. Chen, W. Ou, K.-M. Yam, S.B. Xi, X.X. Zhao, S. Chen, J. Li, P. Lyu, L. Ma, Y.H. Du, W. Yu, H. Y. Fang, C.H. Yao, X. Hai, H. M. Xu, M. J. Koh, S. J. Pennycook, J. L. Lu, M. Lin, C. L. Su, C. Zhang, J. Lu
Zero-Valent Palladium Single-Atoms Catalysts Confined in Black Phosphorus for Efficient Semi-Hydrogenation
Adv. Mater. 33, 2008471 (2021)

107. H. Zhang#, L.N. Cao#, Y.L. Wang, Z.D. Gan, F.F. Sun, M.L. Xiao, Y.Q. Yang, B.B. Mei, D.S. Wu,* J. L. Lu, H.Y. He,* Z. Jiang*
Interfacial Proton Transfer for Hydrogen Evolution at the Sub-nanometric Platinum/Electrolyte Interface
ACS Appl. Mater. & Inter., 13, 39, 47252-47261 (2021)

106. J. Gu#, M. Z. Jian#, L. Huang#, Z. H. Sun, A. W. Li, Y. Pan, J. Z. Yang, W. Wen, W. Zhou, Y. Lin, H. J. Wang, X. Y. Liu, L. L. Wang, X. X. Shi, X. H. Huang, L. N. Cao, S. Chen, X. S. Zheng, H. B. Pan, J. F. Zhu, S. Q. Wei, W.-X. Li*, J. L. Lu*
Synergizing metal-support interactions and spatial confinement boosts dynamics of atomic nickel for hydrogenations
Nat. Nanotechnol. 16, 1141-1149 (2021)

Highlighted by Prof. WenJie Shen, Atomically dispersed metal site in subnanometric clusters catalyze dynamically, Chem Catal. 1, 768-770 (2021)

Highlighted by Prof. Botao Qiao et al., Atom-by-atom fabrication of metal clusters for efficient selective hydrogenation, Sci China Chem, 65, 202-203 (2021).

105. F. Liu#, Y.J. Xia#, W.L. Xu, L.N. Cao, Q.Q. Guan Q.Q. Gu, B. Yang, and J. L. Lu*
Integration of Bimetallic Electronic Synergy with Oxide Site Isolation for Boosting Selective Hydrogenation of Acetylene
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 60, 19324 (2021)

104. X. H. Zhang, Q. Q. Gu; Y. F. Ma; Q. Q. Guan; R. Jin; H.W. Wang; B. Yang; J. L. Lu*
Support-Induced Unusual Size Dependence of Pd Catalysts in Chemoselective Hydrogenation of para-chloronitrobenzene
J. Catal. 400,173-183 (2021)

103. J. Fonseca*, J. L. Lu
Single-Atom Catalysts Designed and Prepared by Atomic Layer Deposition Technique
ACS Catal. 11, 7018-7059 (2021)

102. L. C. Zhang, X. Y. Liu, H. W. Wang, L. N. Cao, C. X. Huang, S. Li, X. H. Zhang, Q. Q. Guan, X. Shao,* and J. L. Lu*
Size-dependent strong metal-support interaction in Pd/ZnO catalysts for hydrogenation of CO2 to methanol
Catal. Sci. Tech. 11, 4398-4405 (2021)

101. C.L. Wang, H. Tissot, M. Soldemo, J. L. Lu, J. Weissenrieder*
Inverse single-site Fe1(OH)X/Pt(111) model catalyst for preferential oxidation of CO in H2
Nano Res. DOI: 10.1007/s12274-021-3551-4 (2021)

100. P. Yin#, X. Luo#, Y. F. Ma#, S.-Q. Chu, S. Chen, X.-S. Zheng, J. L. Lu*, X. J. Wu*, and H.-W. Liang*
Sulfur stabilizing metal nanoclusters on carbon at high temperatures
Nat. Commun. 12, 3135 (2021)

99. Y. F. Ma, X. H. Zhang, L. N. Cao and J. L. Lu*
Effects of Morphology and Heteroatom Doping of CeO2 Support on the Hydrogenation Activity of Pt Single-Atoms
Catal. Sci. Tech. 11, 2844-2851 (2021)

98. H.Q. Sun, Y.Y. Zhang, Y.M. Li, W.Y. Song, Q. Huan, J.L. Lu, Y.Gao, S. L. Han, M.L. Gao, Y.J. Ma, H.J. Yu, Y. J. Wang, G.Q. Cui, Z. Zhao, C. M. Xu, G. Y. Jiang*
Synergistic construction of bifunctional and stable Pt/HZSM-5 based catalyst for efficient catalytic cracking of n-butane
Nanoscale 13, 5103-5114 (2021)

97. R. Wang#, H.W. Wang#, X. F. Weng*, J. X. Dai, Z. M. Gong, C.B. Zhao, J. L. Lu, Y. Cui*, X. H. Bao
Exploring the phase transformation in ZnO/Cu(111) model catalysts in CO2 hydrogenation
J. Energy Chem. 60, 150-155 (2021)

96.J. L. Lu*
A Perspective on New Opportunities in Atom-by-Atom Synthesis of Heterogeneous Catalysts Using Atomic Layer Deposition (Invited Perspective)
Catal. Lett. 151, 1535-1545 (2021)


95. Z.-J. Sun, M.M. Sartin, W. Chen, F. He, J. Cai, X.X.Ye, J. L. Lu, Y.X. Chen*
Electrochemical CO2 reduction on Pd-modified Cu foil
Chin. J. Chem. Phys., 33(3), 303-310 (2020)

94. S. Chen#, L. Huang#, Z. H. Sun#, L. N. Cao, W. X. Ying, X.X. Shi, W. Liu, J. Gu, X. S. Zheng, J. F. Zhu, Y. Lin*, S.Q. Wei*, and J. L. Lu*
Synthesis of Quasi-Bilayer Subnano Metal-Oxide Interfacial Cluster Catalysts for Advanced Catalysis
Small 16(52), 2005571 (2020)

93.L. Y.Li, Z. X. Li, W. J. Yang, Y. M. Huang, G. Huang, Q. Q. Guan, Y. M. Dong, J. L. Lu, S.-H. Yu, H.-L. Jiang*
Integration of Pd Nanoparticles with Engineered Pore Walls in MOFs for Enhanced Catalysis
Chem, 3(11), 686-698 (2020)

92. L. Y. Li, W. J. Yang, Q. H. Yang, Q. Q. Guan, J. L. Lu, S.-H. Yu, H.-L. Jiang*
Accelerating Chemo- and Regio-Selective Hydrogenation of Alkynes over Bimetallic Nanoparticles in a Metal-Organic Framework
ACS Catal. 10(14), 7753-7762 (2020)

91. H.W. Wang, and J. L. Lu*
A review on particle size effect in metal-catalyzed heterogeneous reactions (Invited Review)
Chin. J. Chem. 38, 1422-1444 (2020) (Front cover)

90. L. N. Cao, and J. L. Lu*
Atomic-scale engineering of metal-oxide interfaces for advanced catalysis using atomic layer deposition (Invited Review)
Catal. Sci. Tech. 10, 2695-2710 (2020)

89. X. X. Shi, Y. Lin, L. Huang, Z. H. Sun, Y. Yang,* X. H. Zhou, E. Vovk, X. Y. Liu, X. H. Huang, M. Sun, S. Q. Wei, and J. L. Lu*
Copper catalysts in semihydrogenation of acetylene: From single atoms to nanoparticles
ACS Catal. 10, 3495-3504 (2020)

88. S. Fang, X. R. Zhu, X. K. Liu, J. Gu, W. Liu, D. H. Wang, W. Zhang, Y. Lin, J. L. Lu, S. Q. Wei, Y. F. Li, and T. Yao*
Uncovering near-free platinum single-atom dynamics during electrochemical hydrogen evolution reaction
Nat. Commun. 11, 1029 (2020)


87. C. L. Wang#, Q. Yao#, L. N. Cao, J. J. Li, S. Chen, J. L. Lu*
Precise Tailoring of Ir-FeOx Interfaces for Improved Catalytic Performance in Preferential Oxidation of Carbon Monoxide in Hydrogen
J. Phys. Chem. C. 123, 48, 29262-29270 (2019)

86. H. W. Wang, Q. Q. Luo, W. Liu, Y. Lin, Q. Q. Guan, X. S. Zheng, H. B. Pan, J. F. Zhu, Z. H. Sun, S. Q. Wei, J. L. Yang, and J. L. Lu*
Quasi Pd1Ni single-atom surface alloy catalyst enables hydrogenation of nitriles to secondary amines
Nature Commun. 10, 4998 (2019)

85. J. J. Li,# Q. Q. Guan,# H. Wu,# W. Liu, Y. Lin, Z. H. Sun, X. X. Ye, X. S. Zheng, H. B. Pan, J. J. Zhu, S. Chen, W. H. Zhang, S. Q. Wei, J. L. Lu*
Highly Active and Stable Metal Single-Atom Catalysts Achieved by Strong Electronic Metal-Support Interactions
J. Am. Chem. Soc.141, 14515-14519 (2019) (Front Cover)

84. R. A. M. Coetzee, T. C. Jen*, M. Bhamjee, J. L. Lu
The Mechanistic Process Analysis and Temperature Effect in a Low Pressure Square Type Atomic Layer Deposition Reactor
Int. J. Mech. Eng. Robot. Res. 8, 792-796 (2019)

83. Y. F. Ma, B. L. Chi, W. Liu, L. N. Cao, Y. Lin, X. H. Zhang, X. X. Ye, S. Q. Wei, J. L. Lu*
Tailoring of the proximity of platinum single atoms on CeO2 using phosphorus boots the hydrogenation activity
ACS Catal. 9, 8404-8412 (2019)

82. S. Rahman, S. Samanta, A. Kuzmin, D. Errandonea, H. Saqib, D. L. Brewe, J. Kim, J. L. Lu, and L Wang*  
Tuning the Photoresponse of Nano-Heterojunction: Pressure-Induced Inverse Photoconductance in Functionalized WO3 Nanocuboids
Adv. Sci. 1901132 (2019)

81. L. N. Cao, W. Liu, Q. Q. Luo, R. T. Yin, B. Wang, J. Weissenrieder, M. Soldemo, H. Yan, Y. Lin, Z. H. Sun, C. Ma, W. H. Zhang, S. Chen, H. W. Wang, Q. Q. Guan, T. Yao, S. Q. Wei*, J. L. Yang*,J. L. Lu*
Atomically dispersed iron hydroxide anchored on Pt for preferential oxidation of CO in H2
Nature 565, 631-635 (2019)

80. D. B Liu, X. Y. Li, S. M. Chen, H. Yan, C. D. Wang, C. Q. Wu, Y. A. Haleem, S. Duan, J. L. Lu, B. H. Ge, P. M. Ajayan, Y. Luo, J. Jiang*, L. Song*
Atomically dispersed platinum supported on curved carbon supports for efficient electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution
Nature Energy 4, 512-518 (2019)

79. H. W. Wang, X.-K. Gu, X. S. Zheng, H.-B. Pan, J. F. Zhu, S. Chen, L. N. Cao, W.-X.Li*, and J. L. Lu*
Disentangling the size-dependent geometric and electronic effects of palladium nanocatalysts beyond selectivity
Science Adv.  5, eaat6413 (2019)

78.  X. X. Ye, H. W. Wang,  Y. Lin, X. Y. Liu, L. N. Cao, J. Gu, and J. L. Lu*
Insight of the stability and activity of platinum single atoms on ceria
Nano Res. 12, 1401-1409 (2019)

77. R. A. Maarten Coetzee, T.-C. Jen*, M. Bhamjee, J. L. Lu*
The mechanistic effect over the substrate in a square type atomic layer deposition reactor
Int. J. Mod. Phys. B 33, 1940018 (2019)

76. X. H. Huang, H. Yan, L. Huang, X.H. Zhang, Y. Lin, J. J. Li, Y. X. Xia, Y. F. Ma, Z. H. Sun, S. Q. Wei, J. L. Lu*
Toward Understanding of the Support Effect on Pd1 Single-Atom-Catalyzed Hydrogenation Reactions
J. Phys. Chem. C 123, 7922-7930 (2019) (Invited)


75. H.Yan, H. F. Lv, H.Yi, W. Liu, Y. J. Xia, X. H. Huang, W. X. Huang, S. Q. Wei, X. J. Wu,* J. L. Lu*
Understanding the underlying mechanism of improved selectivity in Pd1 single-atom catalyzed hydrogenation reaction
J. Catal. 366, 70-79 (2018)

74. H. W. Wang, J. L. Lu*
Atomic Layer Deposition: A Gas Phase Route to Bottom-up Precise Synthesis of Heterogeneous Catalyst
Acta Phys.-Chim. Sin. 34, 1334-1357 (2018) (invited review)

73. S. Rahman, H. Saqib, J. B. Zhang, D. Errandonea, C. Menéndez, C. Cazorla, S. Samanta, X.D. Li, J. L. Lu*, L. Wang*
Pressure-induced structural and semiconductor-semiconductor transitions in Co0.5Mg0.5Cr2O4
Phys. Rev. B 97, 174102 (2018)

72. Z. Li, F. X. Zhang, J. F. Han, J. Zhu, M. R. Li, B. Q. Zhang, W. J. Fan, J.L. Lu, C. Li*
Using Pd as a Cocatalyst on GaN-ZnO Solid Solution for Visible-Light-Driven Overall Water Splitting
Catal. Lett. 148, 933-939 (2018)


71. H. Yan, Y. Lin, H. Wu, W. H. Zhang, Z. H. Sun, H. Cheng, W. Liu, C. L. Wang, J. J. Li, X. H. Huang, T. Yao, J. L. Yang, S. Q. Wei*, J. L. Lu*
Bottom-up precise synthesis of stable platinum dimers on graphene
Nat. Commun. 8, 1070 (2017)

Highlighted by 搜狐材料牛百度研之成理科研工作室

70. Y. J. Cao, S. Chen, Q. Q. Luo, H. Yan, Y. Lin, W. Liu, L. L. Cao, J. L. Lu*, J. L. Yang, T. Yao,* S. Q. Wei
Atomic insight into optimizing hydrogen evolution pathway over a Co1-N4 single-site photocatalyst
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 56, 12191-12196 (2017)

69. J. J. Li,W. Chen, H. Zhao, X. S. Zheng, L.H. Wu, H.B. Pan, J. F. Zhu, Y. X. Chen, J. L. Lu*
Size-dependent catalytic activity over carbon-supported palladium nanoparticles in dehydrogenation of formic acid
J. Catal. 352, 371-381 (2017)

68. J. J. Li, J. L. Lu*
FeOx Coating on Pd/C Catalyst by Atomic Layer Deposition Enhances the Catalytic Activity in Dehydrogenation of Formic Acid
Chin. J. Chem. Phys. 30, 319 (2017)

67. Y.-Z.Chen, Z. Y. U. Wang, H. W. Wang, J. L. Lu, S.-H. Yu, H.-L. Jiang*
Singlet Oxygen-Engaged Selective Photo-oxidation over Pt Nanocrystals/Porphyrinic MOF: The Roles of Photothermal Effect and Pt Electronic State
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139, 2035-2044 (2017)

66. L. Y. Li, Q. H. Yang, S. Chen, X. D. Hou, B. Liu, J. L. Lu and H.-L. Jiang*
Boosting selective oxidation of cyclohexane over a metal–organic framework by hydrophobicity engineering of pore walls
Chem. Commun. 53,10026-10029 (2017)

65. M. L. Ding, S. Chen, X.-Q. Liu, L.-B. Sun, J. L. Lu, H.-L. Jiang*
Metal-Organic Framework-Templated Catalyst: Synergy in Multiple Sites for Catalytic CO2 Fixation
ChemSusChem 10, 1898-1903 (2017)

64. H. Y. Du, S. Chen, H. W. Wang, J. L. Lu*
Acidic alumina overcoating on platinum nanoparticles: Close metal–acid proximity enhances bifunctionality for glycerol hydrogenolysis
Chin. J. Catal. 38 1237-1244 (2017)

63. S. Rahman, S. Samanta, D. Errandonea, S. Yan, K. Yang,  J. L. Lu*, and L. Wang*
Pressure-induced structural evaluation and insulator-metal transition in the mixed spinel ferrite Zn0.2Mg0.8Fe2O4
Phys. Rev. B 95, 024107 (2017)

62. C. L. Wang,† X.-K. Gu,† H. Yan, Y. Lin, J. L. Li, D. D. Liu, W.-X. Li,* and J. L. Lu*
Water-Mediated Mars-Van Krevelen Mechanism for CO Oxidation on Ceria Supported Single-Atom Pt1 Catalyst
ACS Catal. 7, 887-891(2017)

61. X. H. Huang, Y. J. Xia, Y. J. Cao, X. S. Zheng, H. B. Pan, J. F. Zhu, C. Ma, H. W. Wang, J. J. Li, R. You, S. Q. Wei, W. X. Huang and J. L. Lu*
Enhancing both Selectivity and Coking-Resistance on Single-Atom Pd1/C3N4 Catalyst in Hydrogenation of Acetylene
Nano. Res. 10, 1302-1312 (2017) (Invited, front cover)

60. H. Yi, Y. J. Xia, H. Yan, J. L. Lu*
Coating Pd/Al2O3 catalysts with FeOx enhances both activity and selectivity in 1,3-butadiene hydrogenation
Chin. J. Catal. 38 1581-1587 (2017) (Invited)


59. J. L. Lu*
Atomic Layer Deposition for Catalyst “Bottom-up” Synthesis
ECS Transaction 75 (6) 85-92 (2016) (invited)

58. C. L. Wang, J. L. Lu*
Sub-nanometer-thick Al2O3 Overcoat Remarkably Enhancing Thermal Stability of Supported Gold Catalysts
Chin. J. Chem. Phys. 29, 571-577 (2016)

57. S. Jin#, S. Xin, L. Wang, Z. Z. Du, L. N. Cao, J. F. Chen, X. H. Kong, M. Gong, J. L. Lu, Y. W. Zhu, H. X. Ji,* R. S. Ruoff
Covalently Connected Carbon Nanostructures for Current Collectors in Both the Cathode and Anode of Li–S Batteries
Adv. Mater. 28, 9094-9102 (2016)

56. L. B. Ding, H. Yi, W. H. Zhang*, R. You, T. Cao, J. L. Yang, J. L. Lu*, and W. X Huang*
Activating Edge Sites on Pd Catalysts for Selective Hydrogenation of Acetylene via Selective Ga2O3 Decoration
ACS Catal. 6, 3700-3707 (2016)

55. Q. Yao, C. L. Wang, H. W. Wang, H. Yan, J. L. Lu*
Revisiting the Au Particle Size Effect on TiO2-coated Au/TiO2 Catalysts in CO Oxidation Reaction
J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 9174-9183 (2016)

54. J. L. Lu*, J. W. Elam, P. C. Stair
Atomic Layer Deposition—Sequential Self-limiting Surface Reactions for Advanced Catalyst “bottom-up” Synthesis
Surf. Sci. Rep. 71, 410-472 (2016) (invited review article)

53. Y. Bai#, C. L. Wang# (#共同第一作者), X. Zhou,J. L. Lu* and Y. J. Xiong*
Atomic Layer Deposition on Pd Nanocrystals for Forming Pd-TiO2 Interface toward Enhanced CO Oxidation
Prog. Nat. Sci. Mater. Int. 26, 289-294 (2016)

52. Y. Bai, D. Yan, C. Y. Yu, L. Cao, C. L. Wang, J. S. Zhang, H. Y. Zhu, Y.-S. Hu, S. Dai, J. L. Lu* and W. F. Zhang*
Core-shell Si@TiO2 nanosphere anode by atomic layer deposition for Li-ion batteries
J. Power Sources 308, 75-82 (2016)

51. C. L. Wang, H. W. Wang, Q. Yao, H. Yan, J. J. Li, and J. L. Lu*
Precisely Applying TiO2 Overcoat on Supported Au Catalysts Using Atomic Layer Deposition for Understanding the Reaction Mechanism and Improved Activity in CO Oxidation
J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 478-486 (2016)


50. Z. Feng,* Q. Ma, J. L. Lu, H. Feng, J. W. Elam, P. C. Stair, and M. J. Bedzyk*
Atomic-scale cation dynamics in a monolayer VOX/a-Fe2O3 catalyst
RSC Adv. 5, 103834-103840 (2015)

49. S. Bai#, L. Yang# (#共同第一作者), C. L. Wang †, Y. Lin, J. L. Lu, J. Jiang, and Y. Xiong*
Boosting Photocatalytic Water Splitting: Interfacial Charge Polarization in Atomically Controlled Core-Shell Cocatalysts
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 54, 14810-14814 (2015)

48. H. Yan, H. Cheng, H. Yi, Y. Lin, T. Yao, C. L. Wang, J. L. Li, S. Q. Wei*, J. L. Lu*
Single-Atom Pd1/Graphene Catalyst Achieved by Atomic Layer Deposition: Remarkable Performance in Selective Hydrogenation of 1,3-Butadiene
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 10484-10487 (2015)

47. J. L. Lu, J. W. Elam*,
Low Temperature ABC-Type Ru Atomic Layer Deposition through Consecutive Dissociative Chemisorption, Combustion, and Reduction Steps
Chem. Mater. 27, 4950-4956 (2015)

46. Y.-X. Zhou, Y.-Z. Chen, L. N. Cao, J. L. Lu, H.-L. Jiang*
Conversion of Metal-Organic Framework to N-doped Porous Carbon Incorporating Co and CoO Nanoparticles: Direct Oxidation of Alcohols to Esters
Chem. Commun. 51, 8292-8295 (2015)

45. H. Yi, H. Y. Du, Y. L. Hu, H. Yan, H.-L. Jiang, and J. L. Lu*
Precisely Controlled Porous Alumina Overcoating on Pd Catalyst by Atomic Layer Deposition: Enhanced Selectivity and Durability in Hydrogenation of 1,3-Butadiene
ACS Catal. 5, 2735-2739 (2015)

44. Y. Lei, B. Liu, J. L. Lu, X. Lin, L. Gao, N. P. Guisinger, J. P. Greeley and J. W. Elam*,
Synthesis of palladium nanoparticles on TiO2(110) using a beta-diketonate precursor
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 6470-6477 (2015)

43. H. W. Wang, C. L. Wang, H. Yan, H. Yi, J. L. Lu*,
Precisely-controlled synthesis of Au@Pd core–shell bimetallic catalyst via atomic layer deposition for selective oxidation of benzyl alcohol
J. Catal. 324, 59-68 (2015)

42. Y.-Z. Chen, Y.-X. Zhou, H. W. Wang, J. L. Lu, T. Uchida, Q. Xu*, S.-H. Yu, Hai-Long Jiang*
Multifunctional PdAg@MIL-101 for One-Pot Cascade Reactions: Combination of Host-Guest Cooperation and Bimetallic Synergy in Catalysis
ACS Catal. 5, 2062-2069 (2015)

41. Z.-R. Jiang, H. W. Wang, Y. L. Hu, J. L. Lu, Hai-Long Jiang*
Polar Group and Defect Engineering in a Metal-Organic Framework: Synergistic Promotion for Carbon Dioxide Sorption and Conversion
ChemSusChem 8(5), 878-885 (2015)


40. J. L. Lu, K.-B. Low, Y. Lei, J. A. Libera, A. Nicholls, P. C. Stair, and J. W. Elam*
Toward Atomically-Precise Synthesis of Supported Bimetallic Nanoparticles Using Atomic Layer Deposition
Nat. Commun.
5, 3264 (2014)

39. J. L. Lu, B. Liu, N. P. Guisinger, P. C. Stair, J. P. Greeley,* and J. W. Elam
First-Principles Predictions and in Situ Experimental Validation of Alumina Atomic Layer Deposition on Metal Surfaces
Chem. Mater. 26, 6752-6761 (2014)

38. Y. Lei, H. Zhao, R. D. Rivas, S. Lee, B. Liu, J. L. Lu, E. Stach, R. E. Winans, K. W. Chapman, J. P. Greeley, J. T. Miller, P. J. Chupas, and J. W. Elam
Adsorbate-Induced Structural Changes in 1−3 nm Platinum Nanoparticles
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 9320-9326 (2014)

37. Y. Yang, F. Wang, Q. Yang, Y. Hu, H. Yan, Y.-Z. Chen, H. Liu, G. Zhang, J. L. Lu, H.-L. Jiang, H. Xu
Hollow Metal–Organic Framework Nanospheres via Emulsion-Based Interfacial Synthesis and Their Application in Size-Selective Catalysis
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 6,18163-18171 (2014)

36. H. Wang, J. L. Lu, C. L. Marshall, J. W. Elam, J. T. Miller, H. Liu, J. A. Enterkind, R. M. Kennedyd, P. C. Staire, K. R. Poeppelmeiere, L. D. Marks
In situ XANES study of methanol decomposition and partial oxidation to syn-gas over supported Pt catalyst on SrTiO3 nanocubes
Catal. Today 237, 71-79 (2014)

35. Y. Lei, B. Liu, J. L. Lu, J. A. Libera, J. P. Greeley, J. W. Elam
Effects of Chlorine in Titanium Oxide on Palladium Atomic Layer Deposition
J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 22611-22619 (2014)

34. Z. Feng, M. E. McBriarty, A. U. Mane, J. L. Lu, P. C. Stair, J. W. Elam and M. J. Bedzyk
Redox-driven atomic-scale changes in mixed catalysts: VOX/WOX/a-TiO2 (110)
RSC Adv. 4, 64608 (2014)

33. Gharachorlou, M. D. Detwiler, A. V. Nartova, Y. Lei, J. L. Lu, J. W. Elam, W. N. Delgass, F. H. Ribeiro, D. Y. Zemlyanov
Palladium Nanoparticle Formation on TiO2 (110) by Thermal Decomposition of Palladium (II) Hexafluoroacetylacetonate
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 6, 14702-14711 (2014)

Before 2013

32. J. L. Lu, B. S. Fu, M. C. Kung, G. M. Xiao, J. W. Elam, H. H. Kung, and P. C Stair*
Coking-and sintering-resistant palladium catalysts achieved through atomic layer deposition
Science 335, 1205-1208 (2012)

31. J. L. Lu, J. W. Elam, and P.C. Stair*
Synthesis and Stabilization of Supported Metal Catalysts by Atomic Layer Deposition
Acc. Chem. Res. 46, 1806-1815 (2013)

30. J. L. Lu, and P.C. Stair*
Low-Temperature ABC-Type Atomic Layer Deposition: synthesis of Highly Uniform Ultrafine Supported Metal Nanoparticles
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
49, 2547-2551 (2010)

29. C. P. Canlas, J. L. Lu, N. A. Ray, N. A. Grosso-Giordano, S. Lee, J. W. Elam, R. E. Winans, R. P. Van Duyne, P. C. Stair, and J. M. Notestein*
Shape-selective sieving layers on an oxide catalyst surface
Nat. Chem.
4, 1030-1036 (2012)

28. J. L. Lu, B. Liu, J. P. Greeley, Z. X. Feng, J. A. Libera, Y. Lei, M. J. Bedzyk, P. C. Stair, and J. W. Elam*
Porous Alumina Protective Coatings on Palladium Nanoparticles by Self-Poisoned Atomic Layer Deposition
Chem. Mater.
24, 2047-2055 (2012)

27. J. L. Lu, and P. C. Stair*
Nano/Subnanometer Pd Nanoparticles on Oxide Supports Synthesized by AB-type and Low-Temperature ABC-type Atomic Layer Deposition: Growth and Morphology
Langmuir 26, 16486-16495 (2010)

26. H. Xie, J. L. Lu, M. Shekhar, J. W. Elam, W. N. Delgass, F. H Ribeiro, E. Weitz, and K. R. Poeppelmeier*
Synthesis of Na-Stabilized Nonporous t-ZrO2 Supports and Pt/t-ZrO2 Catalysts and Application to Water-Gas-Shift Reaction
ACS Catal. 3, 61-73 (2013)

25. B. S. Fu, J. L. Lu, P. C. Stair, G. M. Xiao, M. C. Kung, and H. H. Kung*
Oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane over alumina-supported Pd catalysts. Effect of alumina overlayer
297, 289-295 (2013)

24. Y. Lei, J. L. Lu, H. Y. Zhao, B. Liu, K.-B. Low, T. Wu, J. A. Libera, J. P. Greeley, P. J. Chupas, J. T. Miller, and J. W. Elam*
Resolving Precursor Deligation, Surface Species Evolution, and Nanoparticle Nucleation during Palladium Atomic Layer Deposition
J. Phys. Chem. C 117, 11141-11148 (2013)

23. J. A. Enterkin, R. M. Kennedy, J. L. Lu, J. W. Elam, R. E. Cook, L. D. Marks, P. C. Stair, C. L. Marshall, and K. R. Poeppelmeier*
Epitaxial Stabilization of Face Selective Catalysts
Top.Catal. 56, 1829-1834 (2013)

22. K.-B. Low*, Y. Lei, J. L. Lu, J. W. Elam
Direct Observation of Single Atoms in Sinter-Resistant and Bimetallic Catalyst Systems Synthesized by Atomic Layer Deposition
Microsc. Microanal. 19, 1706-1707 (2013)

21. B. J. O'Neill, D. H. K Jackson, A. J. Crisci, C. A. Farberow, F. Shi, A. C. Alba-Rubio, J. L. Lu, P. J. Dietrich, X. Gu, C. L. Marshall, P. C. Stair, J. W. Elam, J. T. Miller, F. H. Ribeiro, P. M.Voyles, J. Greeley, M. Mavrikakis, S. L. Scott, T. F. Kuech, and J. A. Dumesic*
Stabilization of Copper Catalysts for Liquid‐Phase Reactions by Atomic Layer Deposition
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
(back cover), 52, 13808-13812 (2013)

20. A. M. Buchbinder, N. A. Ray, J. L. Lu, R. P. Van Duyne, P. C. Stair, E. Weitz, and F. M. Geiger*
Displacement of Hexanol by the Hexanoic Acid Overoxidation Product in Alcohol Oxidation on a Model Supported Palladium Nanoparticle Catalyst
J. Am. Chem. Soc.
133, 17816-17823 (2011)

19. Z. X. Feng, J. L. Lu, H. Feng, P. C. Stair, J. W. Elam, and M. J. Bedzyk*
Catalysts Transform While Molecules React: An Atomic-Scale View
J. Phys. Chem. Lett.
4, 285-291(2013)

18. Y. Lei, B. Liu, J. L. Lu, R. Lobo, T. Wu, H. Feng, X. Xia, A. U. Mane, J. A. Libera, J. P. Greeley, J. T. Miller, and J. W. Elam*
Synthesis of Pt-Pd Core-Shell Nanostructures by Atomic Layer Deposition: Application in Propane Oxidative Dehydrogenation to Propylene
Chem. Mater.
24, 3525-3533 (2012)

17. H. Feng, J. L. Lu, P. C. Stair, and J. W. Elam*
Alumina Over-coating on Pd Nanoparticle Catalysts by Atomic Layer Deposition: Enhanced Stability and Reactivity
Catal. Lett.
141, 512-517 (2011)

16. A. Danon, K. Bhattacharyya, B. K. Vijayan, J. L. Lu, D. J. Sauter, K. A. Gray, P. C. Stair, and E. Weitz*
Effect of reactor materials on the properties of titanium oxide nanotubes
ACS Catal.
2, 45-49 (2012)

15. J. L. Lu, K. M. Kosuda, R. P. Van Duyne, P. C. Stair*
Surface Acidity and Properties of TiO2/SiO2 Catalysts Prepared by Atomic Layer Deposition: UV−visible Diffuse Reflectance, DRIFTS, and Visible Raman Spectroscopy Studies
J. Phys. Chem. C
113 12412-12418 (2009)

14. J. L. Lu, J. Weissenrieder, S. Kaya, H.-J. Gao, S. Shaikhutdinov, H.-J. Freund
Structure, thermal stability, and CO adsorption properties of Pd nanoparticles supported on an ultra-thin SiO2 film
Surf. Rev. Lett. 14, 927-934 (2007)

13. J. L. Lu, H.-J. Gao, S. Shaikhutdinov, H.-J. Freund
Gold supported on well-ordered ceria films: Nucleation, growth and morphology in CO oxidation reaction
Catal. Lett. 114, 8-16 (2007)

12. J. L. Lu, H.-J. Gao, S. Shaikhutdinov, H.-J. Freund
Morphology and defect structure of the CeO2(111) films grown on Ru(0001) as studied by scanning tunneling microscopy
Surf. Sci.
600, 5004-5010 (2006)

11. J. L. Lu, S. Kaya, J. Weissenrieder, T. K. Todorova, M. Sierka, J. Sauer, H.-J. Gao, S. Shaikhutdinov, H.-J. Freund
Formation of one-dimensional crystalline silica on a metal substrate
Surf. Sci. Lett.
600, L164-L168 (2006)

10. J. L. Lu, S. Kaya, J. Weissenrieder, H.-J. Gao, S. Shaikhutdinov, H.-J. Freund
Low temperature CO induced growth of Pd supported on a monolayer silica film
Surf. Sci. Lett. 600, L153-L157 (2006)

9. J. L. Lu, H.-J. Gao, D.-S. Shi, S. Shaikhutdinov, and H.-J. Freund
Heterogeneous catalysis on an atomic level
Wuli (Chinese) 36, 370 (2007) (cover)

8. J. Weissenrieder, S. Kaya, J. L. Lu, H.-J. Gao, S. Shaikhutdinov, H.-J. Freund, M. Sierka, T.K. Todorova, J. Sauer
Atomic Structure of a Thin Silica Film on a Mo(112) Substrate: A Two-Dimensional Network of SiO4 Tetrahedra
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 076103 (2005)

7. S. Guimond, M. Abu Haija, S. Kaya, J. L. Lu, J. Weissenrieder, S. Shaikhutdinov, H. Kuhlenbeck, H.-J. Freund, J. Döbler, and J. Sauer
Vanadium oxide surfaces and supported vanadium oxide nanoparticles
Top. Catal. 38,  117-125 (2006)

6. T. K. Todorova, M. Sierka, J. Sauer, S. Kaya, J. Weissenrieder, J. L. Lu, H.-J. Gao, S. Shaikhutdinov, H.-J. Freund
Atomic structure of a thin silica film on a Mo(112) substrate: A combined experimental and theoretical study
Phys. Rev. B
73, 165414 (2006)

5. M. Sierka, T. K. Todorova, J. Sauer, S. Kaya, D. Stacchiola, J. Weissenrieder, J. L. Lu, H.-J. Gao, S. Shaikhutdinov, H.-J. Freund
Interplay between theory and experiment in the quest for silica with reduced dimensionality grown on a Mo(112) surface
Chem. Phys. Lett
424, 115-119 (2006)

4. Z. T. Deng, H. Lin, W. Ji, L. Gao, X. Lin, Z. H. Cheng, X. B. He, J. L. Lu, D. X. Shi, W. A. Hofer, and H.-J. Gao
Selective Analysis of Molecular States by Functionalized Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Tips
Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 156102 (2006)

3. X. Lin, X. B. He, J. L. Lu, L. Gao, Q. Huan, Z. T. Deng, Z. H. Cheng, D. X. Shi, H.-J. Gao
Manipulation and four-probe analysis of nanowires in UHV by application of four tunneling microscope tips: a new method for the investigation of electrical transport through nanowires
Surf. Interface Anal.
38, 1096-1102 (2006)

2. X. Lin, X. B. He, J. L. Lu, L. Gao, Q. Huan, D. X. Shi, H.-J. Gao
Four-probe scanning tunnelling microscope with atomic resolution for electrical and electro-optical property measurements of nanosystems
Chinese Phys. 14, 1536-1543 (2005)

1. Z. T. Deng, L. Gao, X. Lin, Z. H. Cheng, X. B. He, J. L. Lu, J. Wei, D. X. Shi, H.-P. Lin, W. A. Hofer, and H.-J. Gao
Selective Analysis of Molecular States by Functionalized Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Tips
35, 996 (2006)


Book Chapters Back to Top

2. Y. J. Pagán-Torres, J. L Lu, E. Nikolla and A. C. Alba-Rubio
Well-Defined Nanostructures for Catalysis by Atomic Layer Deposition
Stud. Surf. Sci. Catal. Chapter 17, 177, 643-676 (2017)

1. J. L. Lu, Y.Lei, and J. W. Elam*
Atomic Layer Deposition of Noble Metals –New Developments in Nanostructured Catalysts
InTech, 7000 words (2012)

Patents Back to Top

1. J. L. Lu, and P.C. Stair*, Metal containing composites, WO Patent.PCT/US2010/001689(2011)

2. J. L. Lu, P. C. Stair*, B. S.Fu, M. F. Kung, and H. H. Kung, Metal catalyst composition, WO Patent. PCT/US2012/039343(2012)


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