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Bruce Koel

Selected Publications

  1.  “Controlling Acetylene Adsorption and Reactions on Catalytic Pt-Sn Surfaces”, J. Gao, H. Zhao, X. Yang, B. E. Koel, S. G. Podkolzin, ACS Catal., 3, 1149-53 (2013).
  2. Chapter 9 “Combining Vibrational Spectroscopies with Quantum Chemical Calculations for Molecular-Level Understanding of Reaction Mechanisms on Catalytic Surfaces”, S. G. Podkolzin, G. B. Fitzgerald, B. E. Koel, , in ACS Symposium Series, Vol. 1133, Applications of Molecular Modeling to Challenges in Clean Energy, G. B. Fitzgerald  and N. Govind, (Eds.), (ACS, 2013), pp. 153-176.
  3.  “Alloy formation and chemisorption at Zn/Pt(111) bimetallic surfaces using Alkali ISS, XPD, and TPD”, C.-S. Ho, E. Martono, S. Banerjee, J. Roszell, J. Vohs, and B. E. Koel, J. Phys. Chem. A, Article ASAP,DOI: 10.1021/jp4006668, Publication Date (Web): May 6, 2013
  4.  “Highly Stable Pt–Au@Ru/C Catalyst Nanoparticles for Methanol Electro-Oxidation”, Q. He, B. Shyam, N. Masahiko, X. Yang, B. E. Koel, F. Ernst, D. Ramaker, and S. Mukerjee, J. Phys. Chem., 117(3), 1457-1467 (2013).
  5.  “Iron nanoparticles for environmental clean-up: recent developments and future outlook”, W. Yan, H.-L. Lien, B. E. Koel and W.-X. Zhang, Environ. Sci.: Processes and Impacts, 15, 63-77 (2013).
  6.  “Plasma Facing Surface Composition During NSTX Li Experiments”, C. H. Skinner, R. Sullenberger, B. E. Koel, M. A. Jaworski, and H.W. Kugel, J. Nuclear Mater., (2013), in press,
  7.  “Electrochemical and Spectroscopic Study of Novel Cu and Fe-based Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction in Alkaline Media”, Q. He, X. Yang, R. He, A. Bueno-López, H. Miller, X. Ren, and W. Yang and B. E. Koel, J. Power Sources, 213, 169-179 (2012).
  8.  “Activation of tungsten carbide catalysts by use of an oxygen plasma pretreatment”, X. Yang, Y. C. Kimmel, J. Fu, B. E. Koel and J. G. Chen, ACS Catalysis, 2(5), 765-769 (2012).
  9.  “Intra-particle reduction of arsenite (As(III)) by nanoscale zerovalent iron (nZVI) investigated with in situ X-ray absorption spectroscopy”, W. Yan, R. Vasic, A. Frenkel and B. E. Koel, Environ. Sci. Technol., 46(13), 7018-7026 (2012).
  10.  “Nano-faceted C/Re(11-21): Fabrication, Structure and Template for Synthesizing Nanostructured Model Pt Electrocatalyst for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction”, X. Yang, B. E. Koel, H. Wang, W. Chen, and R. A. Bartynski, ACS Nano, 6(2), 1404-1409 (2012).
  11.  “As(III) Sequestration by Iron Nanoparticles (nZVI): Study of Solid-Phase Redox Transformations with X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy”, W. Yan, M. A. Ramos, B. E. Koel, and W.-X. Zhang, J. Phys. Chem. C, 116(9), 5303-5311 (2012).
  12.  “Role of Surface Iron in Enhanced Activity for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction on a Pd3Fe(111) Single-Crystal Alloy”, X. Yang, J. Hu, J. Fu, R. Wu, and B. E. Koel, Angew. Chem. Internat. Ed., 50(43), 10182-10185 (2011).
  13.  “A novel CuFe-based catalyst for the oxygen reduction reaction in alkaline media”, Q. He, X. Yang, X. Ren, B. E. Koel, N. Ramaswamy, S. Mukerjee, and R. M. Kostecki, J. Power Sources, 196(18), 7404-7410 (2011).
  14.  “Multi-tiered distributions of arsenic in iron nanoparticles: Observations of dual redox functionality enabled by a core-shell structure”, W. Yan, M. A. Ramos, B. E. Koel, and W.-X. Zhang, Chem. Comm., 46(37), 6995-6997 (2010).
  15.  “Studies Of Ethylene Oxide Adsorption On Pt-Sn Alloys with TPD, HREELS, UPS and DFT Calculations”, J. Kim, J. Fu, S. Podkolzin, and B. E. Koel, J. Phys. Chem. C, 114(40), 17238–17247 (2010).
  16.  “Adsorption and Decomposition of Cyclohexanone (C6H10O) on Pt(111) and the (2×2) and (√3×√3)R30°-Sn/Pt(111) Surface Alloys”, J. Kim, L. A. Welch, A. Olivas, S. J. Podkolzin, and B. E. Koel, Langmuir, 26(21), 16401–16411 (2010).
  17.  “Formation of Pd monomers and dimers on a single crystal Pd3Fe(111) surface”, X. Yang, J. Hu, R. Wuand B. E. Koel, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 1(16), 2493-2497 (2010).
  18.  “Surface Structure of Pd3Fe(111) and Effects of Oxygen Adsorption”, X. Yang, L. A. Welch, J. Fu and B. E. Koel, in Catalytic Materials for Energy, Green Processes and Nanotechnology, edited by C-Y. Mou, J. Liu, H.H. Kung, S. Dai (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 1217, Warrendale, PA, 2010), 1217-Y08-43.
  19.  “Influence of phosphate anion adsorption on the kinetics of oxygen reduction on low index Pt(hkl) single crystals”, Q. He, X. Yang, W. Chen, S. Mukerjee, B. E. Koel, S. Chen, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 12, 12544-12555 (2010).
  20.  “Modification of active sites on YSZ(111) by yttria segregation”, J. Lahiri, A. Mayernick, S. L. Morrow, B. E. Koel, A. C. T. van Duin, M. J. Janik, and M. Batzill, J. Phys. Chem. C, 114(13), 5990-5996 (2010).
  21. Chapter 2 “Structure, Characterization and Reactivity of Pt-Alloy Surfaces”, B. E. Koel, in Model Systems in Catalysis: From Single Crystals and Size Selected Clusters to Supported Enzyme Mimics, R. M. Rioux (Ed.), (Springer, 2010), pp. 29-50.