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Xuemei Zhou, Nhat Truong Nguyen, Selda Ozkan, and Patrik Schmuki, Anodic TiO2 nanotube layers: Why does self-organized growth occur  A mini review, Electrochemistry Communications, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1388248114002033

Nhat Truong Nguyen, JeongEun Yoo, Marco Altomare, and Patrik Schmuki, Suspended Pt nanoparticles over TiO2 nanotubes for enhanced photocatalytic H2 evolution, Chemical Communications, http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2014/CC/C4CC04087B#!divAbstract

Kiyoung Lee, Anca Mazare, and Patrik Schmuki, One-Dimensional Titanium Dioxide Nanomaterials: Nanotubes, Chemical Reviews, http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/cr500061m

Gabriel Loget, Seulgi So, Robert Hahn, and Patrik Schmuki, Bipolar anodization enables the fabrication of controlled arrays of TiO2 nanotube gradients, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2014/TA/c4ta04247f#!divAbstract

Ning Liu, Christopher Schneider, Detlef Freitag, Umamaheswari Venkatesan, V. R. Reddy Marthala, Martin Hartmann, Benjamin Winter, Erdmann Spiecker, Andres Osvet, Eva M. Zolnhofer, Karsten Meyer, Tomohiko Nakajima, Xuemei Zhou, and Patrik Schmuki, Hydrogenated Anatase: Strong Photocatalytic Dihydrogen Evolution without the Use of a Co-Catalyst, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.201408493/abstract

Xuemei Zhou, Ning Liu, and Patrik Schmuki, Ar+-ion bombardment of TiO2 nanotubes creates co-catalytic effect for photocatalytic open circuit hydrogen evolution, Electrochemistry Communications, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1388248114003002

Gabriel Loget, and Patrik Schmuki, H2 Mapping on Pt-Loaded TiO2 Nanotube Gradient Arrays, Langmuir, http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/la504167c





Fatemeh Mohammadpour, Mahmood Moradi, Gihoon Cha, Seulgi So, Kiyoung Lee, Marco Altomare, and Patrik Schmuki, Comparison of Anodic TiO2-Nanotube Membranes used for Frontside-Illuminated Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, ChemElectroChem, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/celc.201402368/full

Fatemeh Mohammadpour, Mahmood Moradi, Kiyoung Lee, Gihoon Cha, Seulgi So, Axel Kahnt, Dirk Michael Guldi, Marco Altomare, and Patrik Schmuki, Enhanced performance of dye-sensitized solar cells based on TiO2 nanotube membranes using an optimized annealing profile, Chemical Communications, http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2015/CC/c4cc08266d#!divAbstract

Sabina Grigorescu, Benedikt Barhausen, Lei Wang, Anca Mazare, Jeong Eun Yoo, Robert Hahn, and Patrik Schmuki, Tungsten doping of Ta3N5-nanotubes for band gap narrowing and enhanced photoelectrochemical water splitting efficiency, Electrochemistry Communications, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1388248114004007

Seulgi So, Imgon Hwang, and Patrik Schmuki, Hierarchical DSSC structures based on single walled TiO2 nanotube arrays reach a back-side illumination solar light conversion efficiency of 8%, Energy & Environmental Science, http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2015/EE/c4ee03729d#!divAbstract

Gabriel Loget, Jeong Eun Yoo, Anca Mazare, Lei Wang, and Patrik Schmuki, Highly controlled coating of biomimetic polydopamine in TiO2 nanotubes, Electrochemistry Communications, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1388248115000120

Gihoon Cha, Kiyoung Lee, JeongEun Yoo, Manuela S. Killian, and Patrik Schmuki, Topographical study of TiO2 nanostructure surface for photocatalytic hydrogen production, Electrochimica Acta, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013468615004132

Nhat Truong Nguyen, Marco Altomare, JeongEun Yoo, and Patrik Schmuki, Efficient Photocatalytic H2 Evolution: Controlled Dewetting–Dealloying to Fabricate Site-Selective High-Activity Nanoporous Au Particles on Highly Ordered TiO2 Nanotube Arrays, Advanced Materials, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/adma.201500742/full

Marco Altomare, Ole Pfoch, Alexei Tighineanu, Robin Kirchgeorg, Kiyoung Lee, Elena Selli, and Patrik Schmuki, Molten o-H3PO4: A New Electrolyte for the Anodic Synthesis of Self-Organized Oxide Structures − WO3 Nanochannel Layers and Others, Journal of the American Chemical Society, http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jacs.5b02104

Imgon Hwang, Seulgi So, Mohamed Mokhtar, Abdelmohsen Alshehri, Shaeel A. Al-Thabaiti, Anca Mazare, Patrik Schmuki, Single-Walled TiO2 Nanotubes: Enhanced Carrier-Transport Properties by TiCl4 Treatment, Chemistry - A European Journal, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/chem.201500730/abstract

Seulgi So, Arian Kriesch, Ulf Peschel, and Patrik Schmuki, Conical-shaped titania nanotubes for optimized light management in DSSCs reach back-side illumination efficiencies > 8%, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/ta/2015/c5ta02834e#!divAbstract

Raul Salazar, Marco Altomare, Kiyoung Lee, Jyotsna Tripathy, Robin Kirchgeorg, Nhat Truong Nguyen, Mohamed Mokhtar, Abdelmohsen Alshehri, Shaeel A. Al-Thabaiti, and Patrik Schmuki, Use of Anodic TiO2 Nanotube Layers as Mesoporous Scaffolds for Fabricating CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskite-Based Solid-State Solar Cells, ChemElectroChem, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/celc.201500031/full

Ning Liu, Volker Häublein, Xuemei Zhou, Umamaheswari Venkatesan, Martin Hartmann, Mirza Mačković, Tomohiko Nakajima, Erdmann Spiecker, Andres Osvet, Lothar Frey, and Patrik Schmuki, “Black” TiO2 Nanotubes Formed by High-Energy Proton Implantation Show Noble-Metal-co-Catalyst Free Photocatalytic H2-Evolution, Nano Letters, http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b02663

Xuemei Zhou, Eva M. Zolnhofer, Nhat Truong Nguyen, Ning Liu, Karsten Meyer, and Patrik Schmuki, Stable Co-Catalyst-Free Photocatalytic H2 Evolution From Oxidized Titanium Nitride Nanopowders, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.201506797/full

Sabina Grigorescu, Seulgi So, Jeong Eun Yoo, Anca Mazare, Robert Hahn, and Patrik Schmuki, Open top anodic Ta3N5 nanotubes for higher solar water splitting efficiency, Electrochimica Acta, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013468615305715




Fatemeh Mohammadpour, Marco Altomare, Seulgi So, Kiyoung Lee, Mohamed Mokhtar, Abdelmohsen Alshehri, Shaeel A. Al-Thabaiti, and Patrik Schmuki, High-temperature annealing of TiO2 nanotube membranes for efficient dye-sensitized solar cells, Semiconductor Science and Technology, http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0268-1242/31/1/014010

Jingwen Xu, Xuemei Zhou, Zhida Gao, Yan-Yan Song, and Patrik Schmuki, Visible-Light-Triggered Drug Release from TiO2 Nanotube Arrays: A Controllable Antibacterial Platform, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.201508710/abstract

Nhat Truong Nguyen, Marco Altomare, Jeong Eun Yoo, Nicola Taccardi, and Patrik Schmuki, Noble Metals on Anodic TiO2 Nanotube Mouths: Thermal Dewetting of Minimal Pt Co-Catalyst Loading Leads to Significantly Enhanced Photocatalytic H2 Generation, Advanced Energy Materials, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/aenm.201501926/full

Gihoon Cha, Patrik Schmuki, and Marco Altomare, Free-Standing Membranes to Study the Optical Properties of Anodic TiO2 Nanotube Layers, Chemistry - An Asian Journal, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asia.201501336/abstract

Xuemei Zhou, Volker Häublein, Ning Liu, Nhat Truong Nguyen, Eva M. Zolnhofer, Hiroaki Tsuchiya, Manuela S. Killian, Karsten Meyer, Lothar Frey, and Patrik Schmuki, TiO2 Nanotubes: Nitrogen-Ion Implantation at Low Dose Provides Noble-Metal-Free Photocatalytic H2-Evolution Activity, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.201511580/abstract

Jingwen Xu, Yan Li, Xuemei Zhou, Yuzhen Li, Zhi-Da Gao, Yan-Yan Song, Patrik Schmuki, Graphitic C3N4-Sensitized TiO2 Nanotube Layers: A Visible-Light Activated Efficient Metal-Free Antimicrobial Platform, Chemistry - A European Journal, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/chem.201505173/full

JeongEun Yoo, Marco Altomare, Mohamed Mokhtar, Abdelmohsen Alshehri, Shaeel A. Al-Thabaiti, Anca Mazare, and Patrik Schmuki, Photocatalytic H2 Generation Using Dewetted Pt-Decorated TiO2 Nanotubes: Optimized Dewetting and Oxide Crystallization by a Multiple Annealing Process, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b12050

Francesca Riboni, Nhat Truong Nguyen, Seulgi So, and Patrik Schmuki, Aligned metal oxide nanotube arrays: key-aspects of anodic TiO2 nanotube formation and properties, Nanoscale Horizons, http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2016/nh/c6nh00054a#!divAbstract

Selda Ozkan, Nhat Truong Nguyen, Anca Mazare, Isotta Cerri, and Patrik Schmuki, Controlled spacing of self-organized anodic TiO2 nanotubes, Electrochemistry Communications, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1388248116301321

Jeong Eun Yoo, Marco Altomare, Mohamed Mokhtar, Abdelmohsen Alshehri, Shaeel A. Al-Thabaiti, Anca Mazare, and Patrik Schmuki, Anodic TiO2 nanotube arrays directly grown on quartz glass used in front- and back-side irradiation configuration for photocatalytic H2 generation, Physica Status Solidi A, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pssa.201600140/full

Zhi-Da Gao, Yong-Fang Qu, Xuemei Zhou, Lei Wang, Yan-Yan Song, and Patrik Schmuki, Pt-Decorated g-C3N4/TiO2 Nanotube Arrays with Enhanced Visible-Light Photocatalytic Activity for H2 Evolution, ChemistryOpen, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/open.201500219/full

Seyedsina Hejazi, Nhat Truong Nguyen, Anca Mazare, and Patrik Schmuki, Aminated TiO2 nanotubes as a photoelectrochemical water splitting photoanode, Catalysis Today, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0920586116304746

Marco Altomare, Nhat Truong Nguyen, and Patrik Schmuki, Templated dewetting: designing entirely self-organized platforms for photocatalysis, Chemical Science, http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2016/sc/c6sc02555b#!divAbstract

Jingwen Xu, Lingling Yang, Yuyao Han, Yongmei Wang, Xuemei Zhou, Zhida Gao, Yan-Yan Song, and Patrik Schmuki, Carbon-Decorated TiO2 Nanotube Membranes: A Renewable Nanofilter for Charge-Selective Enrichment of Proteins, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsami.6b06232

Nhat Truong Nguyen, Selda Ozkan, Imgon Hwang, Anca Mazare, and Patrik Schmuki, TiO2 nanotubes with laterally spaced ordering enable optimized hierarchical structures with significantly enhanced photocatalytic H2 generation, Nanoscal, http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2016/nr/c6nr06329b#!divAbstract

Bowen Jin, Xuemei Zhou, Li Huang, Markus Licklederer, Min Yang, and Patrik Schmuki, Aligned MoOx/MoS2 Core–Shell Nanotubular Structures with a High Density of Reactive Sites Based on Self-Ordered Anodic Molybdenum Oxide Nanotubes, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.201605551/abstract

Jyotsna Tripathy, Gabriel Loget, Marco Altomare, and Patrik Schmuki, Polydopamine-Coated TiO2 Nanotubes for Selective Photocatalytic Oxidation of Benzyl Alcohol to Benzaldehyde Under Visible Light, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27483930

Lei Wang, Anca Mazare, Imgon Hwang, and Patrik Schmuki, Tantalum nitride nanotube photoanodes: establishing a beneficial back-contact by lift-off and transfer to titanium nitride layer, Electrochemistry Communications, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1388248116301898