Materials-Envi Lab

A long journey to sustainable technologies starts with a single atom.

Top publications

Silica-supported Fe/Fe–O nanoparticles for the catalytic hydrogenation of nitriles to amines in the presence of aluminium additives,
NATURE CATALYSIS, vol. 5, iss. 1, pp. 20-29, 2022.
IF = 41.813
V. G. Chandrashekhar, T. Senthamarai, R. G. Kadam, O. Malina, J. Kašlík, R. Zbořil, M. B. Gawande, R. V. Jagadeesh and M. Beller
Fast and selective reduction of nitroarenes under visible light with an earth-abundant plasmonic photocatalyst,
NATURE NANOTECHNOLOGY, vol. 17, iss. 5, pp. 485-492, 2022.
IF = 39.213
A. Cheruvathoor Poulose, G. Zoppellaro, I. Konidakis, E. Serpetzoglou, E. Stratakis, O. Tomanec, M. Beller, A. Bakandritsos and R. Zbořil
Nitrogen doped graphene with diamond-like bonds achieves unprecedented energy density at high power in a symmetric sustainable supercapacitor,
ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, vol. 15, iss. 2, pp. 740-748, 2022.
IF = 38.532
V. Šedajová, A. Bakandritsos, P. Błoński, M. Medveď, R. Langer, D. Zaoralová, J. Ugolotti, J. Dzíbelová, P. Jakubec, V. Kupka and M. Otyepka
Graphene Acid for Lithium‐Ion Batteries—Carboxylation Boosts Storage Capacity in Graphene,
ADVANCED ENERGY MATERIALS, vol. 12, iss. 5, pp. 2103010, 2022.
IF = 29.368
I. Obraztsov, A. Bakandritsos, V. Šedajová, R. Langer, P. Jakubec, G. Zoppellaro, M. Pykal, V. Presser, M. Otyepka and R. Zbořil
Acidic graphene organocatalyst for the superior transformation of wastes into high-added-value chemicals,
NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 14, iss. 1, pp. 1373, 2023.
IF = 14.919
A. Cheruvathoor Poulose, M. Medveď, V. R. Bakuru, A. Sharma, D. Singh, S. B. Kalidindi, H. Bares, M. Otyepka, K. Jayaramulu, A. Bakandritsos and R. Zbořil
Silver Covalently Bound to Cyanographene Overcomes Bacterial Resistance to Silver Nanoparticles and Antibiotics,
ADVANCED SCIENCE, vol. 8, iss. 12, pp. 2003090, 2021.
IF = 16.806
D. Panáček, L. Hochvaldová, A. Bakandritsos, T. Malina, M. Langer, J. Belza, J. Martincová, R. Večeřová, P. Lazar, K. Poláková, J. Kolařík, L. Válková, M. Kolář, M. Otyepka, A. Panáček and R. Zbořil
Addition Reaction between Piperidine and C60 to Form 1,4-Disubstituted C60 Proceeds through van der Waals and Dative Bond Complexes: Theoretical and Experimental Study,
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, vol. 143, iss. 29, pp. 10930-10939, 2021.
IF = 15.419
R. Lo, D. Manna, M. Lamanec, W. Wang, A. Bakandritsos, M. Dračínský, R. Zbořil, D. Nachtigallová and P. Hobza
Solar steam generation on scalable ultrathin thermoplasmonic TiN nanocavity arrays,
NANO ENERGY, vol. 83, a.n. 105828, 2021.
IF = 17.881
L. Mascaretti, A. Schirato, R. Zbořil, Š. Kment, P. Schmuki, A. Alabastri and A. Naldoni
Photocatalytic Transfer Hydrogenation Reactions Using Water as the Proton Source,
ACS CATALYSIS, vol. 13, iss. 11, pp. 7557-7567, 2023.
IF = 13.700
E. Zhao, W. Zhang, L. Dong, R. Zbořil and Z. Chen
Carboxylated Graphene for Radical-Assisted Ultra-Trace-Level Water Treatment and Noble Metal Recovery,
ACS NANO, vol. 15, iss. 2, pp. 3349-3358, 2021.
IF = 15.881
J. Kolařík, A. Bakandritsos, Z. Bad’ura, R. Lo, G. Zoppellaro, Š. Kment, A. Naldoni, Y. Zhang, M. Petr, O. Tomanec, J. Filip, M. Otyepka, P. Hobza and R. Zbořil
Covalently Interlinked Graphene Sheets with Sulfur‐Chains Enable Superior Lithium–Sulfur Battery Cathodes at Full‐Mass Level,
ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, vol. 31, iss. 30, pp. 2101326, 2021.
IF = 18.808
I. Tantis, A. Bakandritsos, D. Zaoralová, M. Medveď, P. Jakubec, J. Havláková, R. Zbořil and M. Otyepka
Antibacterial Nanomaterials: Mechanisms, Impacts on Antimicrobial Resistance and Design Principles,
ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, vol. 62, iss. 17, a.n. e202217345, 2023.
IF = 16.823
M. Xie, M. Gao, Y. Yun, M. Malmsten, V. M. Rotello, R. Zboril, O. Akhavan, A. Kraskouski, J. Amalraj, X. Cai, J. Lu, H. Zheng and R. Li
Graphene-Based Metal–Organic Framework Hybrids for Applications in Catalysis, Environmental, and Energy Technologies,
CHEMICAL REVIEWS, vol. 122, iss. 24, pp. 17241-17338, 2022.
IF = 72.087
K. Jayaramulu, S. Mukherjee, D. M. Morales, D. P. Dubal, A. K. Nanjundan, A. Schneemann, J. Masa, S. Kment, W. Schuhmann, M. Otyepka, R. Zbořil and R. A. Fischer
Covalent Graphene‐MOF Hybrids for High‐Performance Asymmetric Supercapacitors,
ADVANCED MATERIALS, vol. 33, iss. 4, pp. 2004560, 2021.
IF = 30.849
K. Jayaramulu, M. Horn, A. Schneemann, H. Saini, A. Bakandritsos, V. Ranc, M. Petr, V. Stavila, C. Narayana, B. Scheibe, Š. Kment, M. Otyepka, N. Motta, D. Dubal, R. Zbořil and R. A. Fischer
Silver nanomaterials: synthesis and (electro/photo) catalytic applications,
CHEMICAL SOCIETY REVIEWS, vol. 50, iss. 20, pp. 11293-11380, 2021.
IF = 54.564
R. K. Sharma, S. Yadav, S. Dutta, H. B. Kale, I. R. Warkad, R. Zbořil, R. S. Varma and M. B. Gawande
Single-Atom (Iron-Based) Catalysts: Synthesis and Applications,
CHEMICAL REVIEWS, vol. 121, iss. 21, pp. 13620-13697, 2021.
IF = 60.622
B. Singh, M. B. Gawande, A. D. Kute, R. S. Varma, P. Fornasiero, P. McNeice, R. V. Jagadeesh, M. Beller and R. Zbořil

Our Grants

Control of electronic properties of metal-containing molecules through their noncovalent interactions with solvents, ligands and 2D nanosystems
Project No.: 19-27454X
Principal Investigator for VŠB-TUO
prof. RNDr. Radek Zbořil, Ph.D.
2019-2023, ~ 2,2 million EUR
Single atom based nanohybrid photocatalyts for green fuels
Project No.: 101079384
Principal Investigator for VŠB-TUO
prof. RNDr. Radek Zbořil, Ph.D.
2022-2025; 236 725 EUR (VŠB)
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