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Professor Erwin Reisner

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We are interested in artificial photosynthesis and solar fuels and develop novel photocatalytic systems by combining homogenous synthetic catalysts and enzymes with a light absorbing nanostructured semiconductor. A current focus lies on the sunlight-driven production of the high specific energy carrier hydrogen and the selective conversion of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide and formic acid. Our cross-disciplinary laboratory covers a wide range of disciplines, from Synthetic Molecular and Materials Chemistry to Biological Chemistry combined with Electro-, Photochemistry and Nanoscience.


 


More information can be found at our group website: http://www-reisner.ch.cam.ac.uk


 


Keywords:  Solar fuels, artificial photosynthesis, Water and CO2 splitting, Small Molecule Activation, Catalysis, Metalloenzymes, Biomimetic Chemistry, Bio-inorganic Chemistry Synthetic Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Photoelectrochemistry, Materials Chemistry, Nanotechnology, Functional and Energy Materials.


 


Publications

Solar Water Splitting with a Hydrogenase Integrated in Photoelectrochemical Tandem Cells.
DH Nam, J Zhang, V Andrei, N Kornienko, N Heidary, A Wagner, K Nakanishi, K Sokol, B Slater, I Zebger, S Hofmann, J Fontecilla-Camps, CB Park, E Reisner
– Angew Chem Int Ed Engl
(2018)
Aerobic conditions enhance the photocatalytic stability of CdS/CdOx quantum dots.
D Wakerley, K Ly, N Kornienko, K Orchard, M Kuehnel, E Reisner
– Chemistry
(2018)
La5 Ti2 Cu0.9 Ag0.1 S5 O7 Modified with a Molecular Ni Catalyst for Photoelectrochemical H2 Generation.
TE Rosser, T Hisatomi, S Sun, D Antón-García, T Minegishi, E Reisner, K Domen
– Chemistry
(2018)
Energy transfer and photoluminescence properties of lanthanide-containing polyoxotitanate cages coordinated by salicylate ligands.
N Li, GS Subramanian, PD Matthews, J Xiao, V Chellappan, TE Rosser, E Reisner, H-K Luo, DS Wright
– Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003)
(2018)
47,
5679
Solar H-2 generation in water with a CuCrO2 photocathode modified with an organic dye and molecular Ni catalyst
CE Creissen, J Warnan, E Reisner
– Chemical Science
(2018)
9,
1439
ZnSe quantum dots modified with a Ni(cyclam) catalyst for efficient visible-light driven CO2 reduction in water
MF Kuehnel, CD Sahm, G Neri, JR Lee, KL Orchard, AJ Cowan, E Reisner
– Chemical Science
(2018)
9,
2501
Solar hydrogen generation from lignocellulose
MF Kuehnel, E Reisner
– Angew Chem Int Ed Engl
(2018)
57,
3290
Catechol-TiO<inf>2</inf>hybrids for photocatalytic H<inf>2</inf>production and photocathode assembly
KL Orchard, D Hojo, KP Sokol, M-J Chan, N Asao, T Adschiri, E Reisner
– Chemical communications (Cambridge, England)
(2017)
53,
12638
Light-Driven H-2 Evolution and C=C or C=O Bond Hydrogenation by Shewanella oneidensis: A Versatile Strategy for Photocatalysis by Nonphotosynthetic Microorganisms
SF Rowe, G Le Gall, EV Ainsworth, JA Davies, CWJ Lockwood, L Shi, A Elliston, IN Roberts, KW Waldron, DJ Richardson, TA Clarke, LJC Jeuken, E Reisner, JN Butt
– ACS Catalysis
(2017)
7,
7558
Photoelectrochemistry of Photosystem II in Vitro vs in Vivo.
JZ Zhang, P Bombelli, KP Sokol, A Fantuzzi, AW Rutherford, CJ Howe, E Reisner
– Journal of the American Chemical Society
(2018)
140,
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Research Group

Research Interest Groups

Telephone number

01223 336323

Email address

er376@cam.ac.uk