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Recent publications in peer-reviewed international journals



F.D. Speck, A. Zagalskaya, V. Alexandrov, S. Cherevko "Periodicity in the electrochemical dissolution of transition metals" Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Accepted (2021)

J. Knöppel, M. Möckl, D. Escalera-López, K. Stojanovski, M. Bierling, T. Böhm, S. Thiele, M. Rzepka, S. Cherevko "On the limitations in assessing stability of oxygen evolution catalysts using aqueous model electrochemical cells" Nature Communications, Accepted (2021)

A. Kormányos, A. Savan, A. Ludwig, F.D. Speck, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, S. Cherevko "Electrocatalytic oxidation of 2-propanol on PtxIr100-x bifunctional electrocatalysts - a thin-film materials library study" Journal of Catalysis, Accepted (2021)

K. Ehelebe, J. Knöppel, M. Bierling, B. Mayerhöfer, T. Böhm, N. Kulyk, S. Thiele, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, S. Cherevko "Platinum dissolution in realistic fuel cell catalyst layers" Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Accepted (2021)

C. Stumm, M. Bertram, M. Kastenmeier, F.D. Speck, Z. Sun, J. Rodríguez-Fernández, J. V. Lauritsen, K. Mayrhofer, S. Cherevko, O. Brummel*, J. Libuda "Structural dynamics of ultrathin cobalt oxide nanoislands under potential control" Advanced Functional Materials, Accepted (2021)


D.J.S. Sandbeck, N.M. Secher, F.D. Speck, J.E. Sørensen, J. Kibsgaard, I. Chorkendor, S. Cherevko* "The particle size effect on platinum dissolution: Considerations for accelerated stability testing of fuel cell catalysts." ACS Catalysis, In Press (2020)

G.C. da Silva,, S.I. Venturini, S. Zhang, M. Löer, C. Scheu, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, E.A. Ticianelli, S. Cherevko "Oxygen evolution reaction on tin oxides supported iridium catalysts: Do we need dopants?" ChemElectroChem, In Press (2020)

F.D. Speck and S. Cherevko "Electrochemical copper dissolution: A benchmark for stable CO2 reduction on copper electrocatalysts." Electrochemistry Communications, 115 (2020) 106739.

I. Khalakhan, M. Bogar, M. Vorokhta, P. Kúš, Y. Yakovlev, M. Dopita, D.J.S. Sandbeck, S.Cherevko, I. Matolínová, H. Amenitsch "Evolution of the PtNi bimetallic alloy fuel cell catalyst under simulated operational conditions." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12(15) (2020) 17602-17610

C.V. Pham, M. Bühler, J. Knöppel, M. Bierling, D. Seeberger, D. Escalera-López, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, S. Cherevko, S. Thiele IrO2 coated TiO2 core-shell microparticles advance performance of low loading proton exchange membrane water electrolyzers”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 269 (2020) 118762.

V.A. Saveleva,∗ L. Wang, O. Kasian, M. Batuk, J. Hadermann, J.-J. Gallet, F. Bournel, N. AlonsoVante, G. Ozouf, C. Beauger, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, S. Cherevko, A.S. Gago, K.A. Friedrich, S. Zafeiratos and E.R. Savinova "Insight into the mechanisms of high activity and stability of iridium supported on antimony-doped tin oxide aerogel for anodes of proton exchange membrane water electrolysers." ACS Catalysis 10 (2020) 2508-2516.

T. Weber, T. Ortmann, D. Escalera-López, M.J.S. Abba, B. Mogwitz, S. Cherevko, M. Rohnke, H. Over∗ "Visualizing potential-induced pitting corrosion of ultrathin single-crystalline IrO2(110) films on RuO2(110)/Ru(0001) under electrochemical water splitting conditions." ChemCatChem 12(3) (2020) 855-866.

I. Khalakhan,∗ L. Supik, M. Vorokhta, Y. Yakovlev, M. Dopita, D.J.S. Sandbeck, S. Cherevko, K. Veltruská, I. Matolínová "Compositionally tuned magnetron co-sputtered P txNi100−x alloy as a cathode catalyst for proton exchange membrane fuel cells." Applied Surface Science 511 (2020) 145486.


K. Ehelebe,∗ D. Seeberger, M.T.Y. Paul, S. Thiele, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, S. Cherevko∗ “Evaluating electrocatalysts at relevant currents in a half-cell: The impact of Pt loading on oxygen reduction reaction”, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 166(16) (2019) F1259-F1268.

O. Kasian,∗ S. Geiger, T. Li, J.-P. Grote, K. Schweinar, S. Zhang, C. Scheu, D. Raabe, S. Cherevko, B. Gault∗ and K.J.J. Mayrhofer∗ “Degradation of iridium oxides via oxygen evolution from the lattice: correlating atomic scale structure with reaction mechanisms”, Energy Environmental Science, 12 (2019) 3548-3555.

V. Shkirskiy,∗ F.D. Speck, N. Kulyk, S. Cherevko∗ “On the time resolution of electrochemical scanning flow cell coupled to downstream analysis”, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 166(16) (2019) H866-H870.

D.J.S. Sandbeck∗, O. Brummel, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, J. Libuda, I. Katsounaros, S. Cherevko∗ “Dissolution of platinum single crystals in acidic medium”, ChemPhysChem, 20(22) (2019) 2997-3003. Invited. Special
Issue: Electrocatalysis.

F. Speck∗, P.G. Santori, F. Jaouen, S. Cherevko∗ “Mechanisms of manganese oxide electrocatalysts degradation during oxygen reduction and oxygen evolution reactions”, The Journal Of Physical Chemistry C, 123
(41) (2019) 25267-25277.

S. Zhang∗, M. Rohlo, O. Kasian, A.M. Mingers, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, A. Fischer, C. Scheu, S. Cherevko∗ “Dissolution of BiV O4 photoanodes revealed by time-resolved measurements under photoelectrochemical conditions ”, The Journal Of Physical Chemistry C, 123 (38) (2019) 23410-23418.

O. Kasian, S. Geiger, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, S. Cherevko∗ “Electrochemical on-line ICP-MS in electrocatalysis research”, The Chemical Record, 19(10) (2019) 2130-2142.

M. George, G.-R. Zhang,∗ N. Schmitt, K. Brunnengräber, D.J.S. Sandbeck, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, S. Cherevko, and B.J.M. Etzold∗ “The effect of ionic liquid modification on the ORR performance and degradation mechanism of trimetallic PtNiMo/C catalysts”, ACS Catalysis 9 (2019) 8682-8692.

J.G. Vos, Z. Liu, F.D. Speck, N. Perini, W. Fu, S. Cherevko, M.T.M. Koper∗ “Selectivity trends between oxygen evolution and chlorine evolution on iridium-based double perovskites in acidic media”, ACS Catalysis 9 (2019) 8561-8574.

E.S. Davydova∗, F.D. Speck, M.T.Y. Paul, D.R. Dekel,∗ S. Cherevko∗ “Stability limits of Ni-based hydrogen oxidation electrocatalysts for anion exchange membrane fuel cells”, ACS Catalysis 9 (2019) 6837-6845.

M. Ledendecker,∗ S. Geiger, K. Hengge, J. Lima, S. Cherevko, A.M. Mingers, D. Göhl, G.V. Fortunato, D.Jalalpoor, F. Schüth, C. Scheu, K.J.J. Mayrhofer∗ “Towards maximized utilization of iridium for the acidic oxygen evolution reaction”, Nano Research 12(9) (2019) 2275–2280.

P.G. Santori, F.D. Speck, J.Li, A.Zitolo, Q.Jia, S. Mukerjee, S. Cherevko,∗ and Frédéric Jaouen∗ “Effect of pyrolysis atmosphere and electrolyte pH on the oxygen reduction activity, stability and spectroscopic signature of FeNx moieties in Fe-N-C catalysts”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society 166(7) (2019) F3311-F3320.

N. Hodnik∗ and S. Cherevko∗ “Spot the dierence at the nanoscale: Identical location electron microscopy in electrocatalysis”, Current Opinion in Electrochemistry 15 (2019) 73-82.

G.C. da Silva,∗ K.J.J. Mayrhofer, E.A. Ticianelli, S. Cherevko∗ “The degradation of Pt-IrOx oxygen bifunctional catalysts”, Electrochimica Acta 308(10) (2019) 400-409


G.C. da Silva,∗ K.J.J. Mayrhofer, E.A. Ticianelli, S. Cherevko∗ “Dissolution stability: the major challenge in the regenerative fuel cells bifunctional catalysis”, Journal of The Electrochemical Society 165(16) (2018) F1376-F1384.

J. Knöppel,∗ S. Zhang, F.D. Speck, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, C. Scheu, S. Cherevko∗ “Time-resolved analysis of dissolution phenomena in photoelectrochemistry - A case study of WO3 photocorrosion”, Electrochemistry Communications 96 (2018) 53-56.

E. Hornberger, A. Bergmann, H. Schmies, S. Kühl, G. Wang, J. Drnec, D.J.S. Sandbeck, V. Ramani, S.Cherevko, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, P. Strasser∗ “In situ stability studies of platinum nanoparticles supported on mixed ruthenium and titanium oxides (RTO) for fuel cell cathodes”, ACS Catalysis 8 (2018) 9675-9683.

G.-R. Zhang, T. Wolker, D.J.S. Sandbeck, M. Munoz, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, S. Cherevko, and B.J.M. Etzold∗ “Tuning the electrocatalytic performance of ionic liquid modified Pt catalysts for oxygen reduction reaction via cationic chain engineering”, ACS Catalysis 8 (2018) 8244-8254.

S. Cherevko∗ “Stability and dissolution of electrocatalysts: Building the bridge between model and “real world” systems”, Current Opinion in Electrochemistry 8 (2018) 118-125.

G.V. Fortunato, E. Pizzutilo, A.M. Mingers, O. Kasian, S. Cherevko, E.S.F. Cardoso, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, G.Maiaa, M. Ledendecker∗ “The impact of palladium loading and interparticle distance on the selectivity for the oxygen reduction reaction towards hydrogen peroxide”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 122(28) (2018) 15878-15885.

S. Geiger,∗ O. Kasian, M. Ledendecker, E. Pizzutilo, A. Mingers, W.T. Fu, O. Diaz-Morales, Z. Li, T. Oellers, L. Fruchter, A. Ludwig, K.J.J Mayrhofer, M. Koper, and S. Cherevko∗ “The Stability-number as a metric for electrocatalyst stability benchmarking”, Nature Catalysis 1 (2018) 508-515.

F. Faisal, C. Stumm, M. Bertram, F. Waidhas, Y. Lykhach, S. Cherevko, F. Xiang, M. Ammon, M. Vorokhta, B. Šmíd, T. Skala, N. Tsud, A. Neitzel, K. Beranova, K. Prince, S. Geiger, O. Kasian, T. Wähler, R. Schuster, M. Schneider, V. Matolin, K.J.J Mayrhofer, O. Brummel,∗ and J. Libuda∗ “Electrifying model catalysts for understanding electrocatalytic reactions in liquid electrolytes”, Nature Materials 17 (2018) 592-598).

F. Faisal, M. Bertram, C. Stumm, S. Cherevko, S. Geiger, O. Kasian, Y. Lykhach, O. Lytken, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, O. Brummel,∗ J. Libuda “Atomically-defined Co3O4(111) thin films prepared in ultrahigh vacuum: stability under electrochemical conditions”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 122(13) (2018) 7236-7248.

T. Li, O. Kasian, S. Cherevko, S. Zhang, S. Geiger, C. Scheu, P. Felfer, D. Raabe, B. Gault,∗ K.J.J. Mayrhofer∗ “Atomic-scale insights into surface species of electrocatalysts in three dimensions”, Nature Catalysis 1(4) (2018) 300-305.

D. Göhl, S. Geiger, M. Schalenbach, S. Cherevko, J. Knossalla, D. Jalalpoor, F. Schüth, K.J. J. Mayrhofer, M. Ledendecker∗ “Electrochemical stability of hexagonal tungsten carbide in the potential window of fuel cells and water electrolyzers”, Electrochimica Acta, 270 (2018) 70-76.

O. Kasian,∗ J.-P. Grote, S. Geiger, S. Cherevko, K.J.J. Mayrhofer∗ “The common intermediates of oxygen evolution and dissolution reactions during water electrolysis on iridium”, Angewandte Chemie 57(9) (2018) 2488–2491.

M. Schalenbach,∗ O. Kasian, M. Ledendecker, F.D. Speck, A. Mingers, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, S. Cherevko∗ “The electrochemical dissolution of noble metals in alkaline media”, Electrocatalysis 9 (2018) 153-161.

O. Kasian,∗ S. Geiger, M. Schalenbach, A. Mingers, A. Savan, A. Ludwig, S. Cherevko, K.J.J. Mayrhofer∗ “Using instability of a non-stoichiometric mixed oxide oxygen evolution catalyst as a tool to improve its electrocatalytic performance”, Electrocatalysis 9 (2018) 139-145.

M. Schalenbach,∗ A.R. Zeradjanin, O. Kasian, S. Cherevko, K.J.J. Mayrhofer∗ “A perspective on lowtemperature water electrolysis – challenges in alkaline and acidic technology revised”, Int. J. Electrochem. Sci. 13 (2018) 1173-1226.

M. Schalenbach,∗ F.D. Speck, M. Ledendecker, O. Kasian, D. Goehl, A. Mingers, B. Breitbachd, H. Springerd,S. Cherevko, K.J.J. Mayrhofer∗ “Nickel-molybdenum alloy catalysts for the hydrogen evolution reaction: Activity and stability revised”, Electrochimica Acta 259 (2018) 1154-1161.

H. Schmies, A. Bergmann, J. Drnec, G. Wang, D. Teschner, S. Kühl, D. Sandbeck, S. Cherevko, M. Gocyla, M. Shviro, M. Heggen, V. Ramani, R. Dunin-Borkowski, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, P. Strasser∗ “Unravelling degradation pathways of oxide-supported Pt fuel cell nanocatalysts under in situ operating conditions”, Advanced Energy Materials, 8(4)(2018) 1701663(1-13).