Publications

64. H.J. Ahn, S. Kment, J.E. Yoo, N. T. Nguyen, A. Naldoni, R. Zboril, P. Schmuki, Magnetite-free Sn-doped hematite nanoflake layers for enhanced photoelectrochemical water splitting, ChemElectroChem 2022.

63. N. T. Nguyen, M. Xia, P. N. Duchesne, L. Wang, C. Mao, A. A. Jelle, T. Yan, P. Li, Z.-H. Lu, G. A. Ozin, Enhanced CO2 photocatalysis by indium oxide hydroxide supported on TiN@TiO2 nanotubesNano Letters 2021, 21, 1311.

62. N. T. Nguyen, T. Yan, L. Wang, J. Y. Y. Loh, P. N. Duchesne, C. Mao, P. Li, A. A. Jelle, M. Xia, M. Ghoussoub, N. P. Kherani, Z.‐H. Lu, G. A. Ozin, Plasmonic titanium nitride facilitates indium oxide CO2 photocatalysisSmall 2020, 16, 2005754.

61. T. Yan, N. Li, L. Wang, W. Ran, P. Duchesne, L. Wan, N. T. Nguyen, L. Wang, M. Xia, G. Ozin, Bismuth atom tailoring of indium oxide surface frustrated lewis pairs boosts heterogeneous CO2 photocatalytic hydrogenationNature Communications 2020, 11, 6095.

60. U. C Lacnjevac, R. Vasilic, A. Dobrota, S. Djurdjic, O. Tomanec, R. Zboril, S. Mohajernia, N. T. Nguyen, N. V Skorodumova, D. Manojlovic, N. R Elezovic, I. A Pasti, P. Schmuki, High-performance hydrogen evolution electrocatalysis using proton-intercalated TiO2 nanotube arrays as interactive supports for Ir nanoparticlesJournal of Materials Chemistry A 2020, 8, 22773.

59. U. Sultan, F. Ahmadloo, G. Cha, B. Gökcan, S. Hejazi, J. Yoo, N. T. Nguyen, M. Altomare, P. Schmuki, M. S Killian, A high-field anodic NiO nanosponge with tunable thickness for application in p-type dye-sensitized solar cellsACS Applied Energy Materials 2020, 3, 7865.

58. N. Liu, S. Mohajernia, N. T. Nguyen, S. Hejazi, F. Plass, A. Kahnt, T. Yokosawa, A. Osvet, E. Spiecker, D. M Guldi, P. Schmuki, Long‐living holes in grey anatase TiO2 enable noble‐metal‐free and sacrificial‐agent‐free water splittingChemSusChem 2020, 13, 4937.

57. G, Cha, S. Mohajernia, N. T. Nguyen, A. Mazare, N. Denisov, I. Hwang, P. Schmuki, Li+ pre‐insertion leads to formation of solid electrolyte interface on TiO2 nanotubes that enables high‐performance anodes for sodium ion batteriesAdvanced Energy Materials 2020, 10, 1903448.

56. Y. Makimizu, J. Yoo, M. Poornajar, N. T. Nguyen, H. J. Ahn, I. Hwang, S. Kment, P. Schmuki, Effects of low oxygen annealing on the photoelectrochemical water splitting properties of α-Fe2O3Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2020, 8, 1315.

55. S. Pour-Ali, M. Weiser, N. T. Nguyen, A.-R. Kiani-Rashid, A. Babakhani, S. Virtanen, High temperature oxidation behaviour of AISI 321 stainless steel with an ultrafine-grained surface at 800 °C in Ar–20 vol.% O2Corrosion Science 2020, 163, 108262.

54. B. Jin, S. Hejazi, F. Pyczak, M. Oehring, S. Mohajernia, S. Kment, O. Tomanec, R. Zboril, N. T. Nguyen, M. Yang, M. Altomare, P. Schmuki, Amorphous Mo–Ta oxide nanotubes for long-term stable Mo oxide-based supercapacitorsACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2019, 11, 45665.

53. Y. Makimizu, N. T. Nguyen, J. Tucek, H. J. Ahn, J. Yoo, M. Poornajar, I. Hwang, S. Kment, P. Schmuki, Activation of α‐Fe2O3 for photoelectrochemical water splitting strongly enhanced by low temperature annealing in low oxygen containing ambientChemistry – A European Journal 2019, 26, 2685.

52. B. Jin, S. Hejazi, H. Chu, S. Mohajernia, N. T. Nguyen, M. Yang, M. Altomare, P. Schmuki, MoP-protected Mo oxide nanotube arrays for long-term stable supercapacitorsApplied Materials Today 2019, 17, 227.

51. M. H. Kafshgari, D. Kah, A. Mazare, N. T. Nguyen, M. Distaso, W. Peukert, W. H. Goldmann, P. Schmuki, B. Fabry, Anodic titanium dioxide nanotubes for magnetically guided therapeutic deliveryScientific Reports 2019, 9, 13439.

50. N. T. Nguyen, S. Ozkan, S. Hejazi, N. Denisov, O. Tomanec, R. Zboril, P. Schmuki, Providing significantly enhanced photocatalytic H2 generation using porous PtPdAg alloy nanoparticles on spaced TiO2 nanotubesInternational Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2019, 44, 22962.

49. M. Licklederer, R. Mohammadi, N. T. Nguyen, H. Park, S. Hejazi, M. Halik, N. Vogel, M. Altomare, P. Schmuki, Dewetted Au nanoparticles on TiO2 surfaces – Evidence of a size-independent plasmonic photo-electrochemical responseThe Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2019, 123, 16934.

48. S. Pour-Ali, A.-R. Kiani-Rashid, A. Babakhani, S. Virtanen, N. T. Nguyen, S. Hejazi, A. Davoodi, A. Nazarnejatizadeh, H. Teimourinejad, On the material characteristics of a high carbon cast austenitic stainless steel after solution annealing followed by quenching in a CNT nanofluidInternational Journal of Materials Research 2019, 110, 570.

47. M. Poornajar, N. T. Nguyen, H. Ahn, M. Buchler, N. Liu, S. Kment, R. Zboril, J. E. Yoo, P. Schmuki, Fe2O3 blocking layer produced by cyclic voltammetry leads to improved photoelectrochemical performance of hematite nanorodsSurfaces 2019, 2, 131.

46. S.Hejazi, M. Altomare, N. T. Nguyen, S.Mohajernia, M. Licklederer, P. Schmuki, Intrinsic Au-decoration on anodic TiO2 nanotubes grown from metastable Ti–Au sputtered alloys—High density co-catalyst decoration enhances the photocatalytic H2 evolutionApplied Materials Today 2019, 14, 118.

45. T. Yanagishita, H. Inada, T. Kondo, N. T. Nguyen, P. Schmuki, H. Masuda, Efficient preparation process for TiO2 through-hole membranes with ordered hole arrangementsJournal of the Electrochemical Society 2018, 165, E763.

44. S. Ozkan, J. Yoo, N. T. Nguyen, S. Mohajernia, R. Zazpe, J. Prikryl, J. M. Macak, P. Schmuki, Spaced TiO2 nanotubes enable optimized Pt atomic layer deposition for efficient photocatalytic H2 generationChemistryOpen 2018, 7, 797.

43. S. Ozkan, N. T. Nguyen, A. Mazare, P. Schmuki, Optimized spacing between TiO2 nanotubes for enhanced light harvesting and charge transferChemElectroChem 2018, 5, 3183.

42. B. E. Sanabria-Arenas, A. Mazare, J. Yoo, N. T. Nguyen, S. Hejazi, H. Bian, M. V. Diamanti, M. P. Pedeferri, P. Schmuki, Intrinsic AuPt-alloy particles decorated on TiO2 nanotubes provide enhanced photocatalytic degradationElectrochimica Acta 2018, 292, 865.

41. K. Yliniemi, N. T. Nguyen, S. Mohajernia, N. Liu, B. P. Wilson, P. Schmuki, M. Lundström, A direct synthesis of platinum/nickel co-catalysts on titanium dioxide nanotube surface from hydrometallurgical-type process streamsJournal of Cleaner Production 2018, 201, 39.

40. N. T. Nguyen, S. Ozkan, O. Tomanec, X. Zhou, R. Zboril, P. Schmuki, Nanoporous AuPt and AuPtAg alloy co-catalysts formed by dewetting-dealloying on ordered TiO2 nanotube surface lead to significantly enhanced photocatalytic H2 generationJournal of Materials Chemistry A 2018, 6, 13599.

39. L. Wang, N. T. Nguyen, Z. Shen, P. Schmuki, Y. Bi, Hematite dodecahedron crystals with high-index facets grown and grafted on one dimensional structures for efficient photoelectrochemical H2 generationNano Energy 2018, 50, 331.

38. H. Bian, N. T. Nguyen, J. Yoo, S. Hejazi, S. Mohajernia, J. Müller, E. Spiecker, H. Tsuchiya, O. Tomanec, B. E. Sanabria-Arenas, R. Zbořil, Y. Y. Li, P. Schmuki, Forming a highly active, homogeneously alloyed AuPt co-catalyst decoration on TiO2 nanotubes directly during anodic growthACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2018, 10, 18220.

37. N. T. Nguyen, S. Ozkan, O. Tomanec, R. Zboril, P. Schmuki, Spaced titania nanotube arrays allow the construction of an efficient N-doped hierarchical structure for visible-light harvestingChemistryOpen 2018, 7, 131.

36. M .AltomareN. T. Nguyen, S. Hejazi, P. Schmuki, A cocatalytic electron transfer cascade site-selectively placed on TiO2 nanotubes yields enhanced photocatalytic H2 evolutionAdvanced Functional Materials 2018, 28, 1704259.


35. L. Wang, A. Mazare, I. Hwang, S. So, N. T. Nguyen, P. Schmuki, Synthesis of free-standing Ta3N5 nanotube membranes and flow-through visible light photocatalytic applicationsChemical Communications 2017, 53, 11763.

34. L. Wang, N. T. Nguyen, X. Huang, P. Schmuki, Y. Bi, Hematite photoanodes: Synergetic enhancement of light harvesting and charge management by sandwiched with Fe2TiO5/Fe2O3/Pt structuresAdvanced Functional Materials 2017, 27, 1703527.

33. S. Mohajernia, S. Hejazi, A. Mazare, N. T. Nguyen, I. Hwang, S. Kment, G. Zoppellaro, O. Tomanec, R. Zboril, P. Schmuki, Semimetallic core-shell TiO2 nanotubes as a high conductivity scaffold and use in efficient 3D-RuO2 supercapacitorsMaterials Today Energy 2017, 6, 46.

32. S. Mohajernia, S. Hejazi, A. Mazare, N. T. Nguyen, P. Schmuki, Photoelectrochemical H2 generation from suboxide TiO2 nanotubes: Visible light absorption versus conductivityChemistry-A European Journal 2017, 23, 12406.

31. L. Wang, N. T. Nguyen, Y. Zhang, Y. Bi, P. Schmuki, Enhanced solar water splitting by swift charge separation in Au/FeOOH sandwiched single crystalline Fe2O3 nanoflake photoelectrodesChemSusChem 2017, 10, 2720.

30. N. T. Nguyen, I. Hwang, T. Kondo, T. Yanagishita, H. Masuda, P. Schmuki, Optimizing TiO2 nanotube morphology for enhanced photocatalytic H2 evolution using single-walled and highly ordered TiO2 nanotubes decorated with dewetted Au nanoparticlesElectrochemistry Communications 2017, 79, 46.

29. L. Wang, H. Hu, N. T. Nguyen, Y. Zhang, P. Schmuki, Y. Bi, Plasmon-induced hole-depletion layer on hematite nanoflake photoanodes for highly efficient solar water splittingNano Energy 2017, 35, 171.

28. S. Ozkan, N. T. Nguyen, A. Mazare, R. Hahn, I. Cerri, P. Schmuki, Fast growth of TiO2 nanotube arrays with controlled tube spacing based on a self-ordering process at two different scalesElectrochemistry Communications 2017, 77, 98.

27. S. OzkanN. T. Nguyen, I. Hwang, A. Mazare, P. Schmuki, Highly conducting spaced TiO2 nanotubes enable defined conformal coating with nanocrystalline Nb2O5 and high performance supercapacitor applicationsSmall 2017, 13, 1603821.

26. N. T. Nguyen, S. Ozkan, I. Hwang, X. Zhou, P. Schmuki, Spaced TiO2 nanotube arrays allow for high performance hierarchical supercapacitor structureJournal of Materials Chemistry A 2017, 5, 1895.

25. N. Liu, X. Zhou, N. T. Nguyen, K. Peters, F. Zoller, I. Hwang, C. Schneider, M. E. Miehlich, D. Freitag, K. Meyer, D. Fattakhova-Rohlfing, P. Schmuki, Black magic in gray titania: Noble-metal-free photocatalytic H2 evolution from hydrogenated anatase, ChemSusChem 2017, 10, 62.

24. S. Hejazi, N. T. Nguyen, A. Mazare, P. Schmuki, Aminated TiO2 nanotubes as a photoelectrochemical water splitting photoanodeCatalysis Today 2017, 281, 189.

23. G. Cha, M. Altomare, N. T. Nguyen, N. Taccardi, K. Lee, P. Schmuki, Double-side cocatalytic activation of anodic TiO2 nanotube membranes with sputter-coated Pt for photocatalytic H2 generation from water-methanol mixturesChemistry – An Asian Journal 2017, 12, 314.

22. T. Kondo, S. Nagao, S. Hirano, T. Yanagishita, N. T. Nguyen, P. Schmuki, H. Masuda, Fabrication of ideally ordered anodic porous TiO2 by anodization of pretextured two-layered metalsElectrochemistry Communications 2016, 72, 100 .

21. T. Kondo, S. Hirano, T. Yanagishita, N. T. Nguyen, P. Schmuki, H. Masuda, Two-dimensional photonic crystals based on anodic porous TiO2 with ideally ordered hole arrangementApplied Physics Express 2016, 9, 102001.

20. N. T. Nguyen, S. Ozkan, I. Hwang, A. Mazare, P. Schmuki, TiO2 nanotubes with laterally spaced ordering enable optimized hierarchical structures with significantly enhanced photocatalytic H2 generationNanoscale 2016, 8, 16868.

19. M. Altomare, N. T. Nguyen, P. Schmuki, Templated dewetting: Designing entirely self-organized platforms for photocatalysisChemical Science 2016, 7, 6865.

18. L. Wang, N. T. Nguyen, P. Schmuki, A facile surface passivation of hematite photoanodes with iron titanate cocatalyst for enhanced water splittingChemSusChem 2016, 9, 2048.

17. F. Riboni, N. T. Nguyen, S. So, P. Schmuki, Aligned metal oxide nanotube arrays: key-aspects of anodic TiO2 nanotube formation and propertiesNanoscale Horizons 2016, 1, 445.

16. S. Ozkan, N. T. Nguyen, A. Mazare, I. Cerri, P. Schmuki, Controlled spacing of self-organized anodic TiO2 nanotubesElectrochemistry Communications 2016, 69, 76.

15. X. Zhou, V. Häublein, N. Liu, N. T. Nguyen, E. M. Zolnhofer, H. Tsuchiya, M. S. Killian, K. Meyer, L. Frey, P. Schmuki, TiO2 nanotubes: Nitrogen‐Ion implantation at low dose provides noble‐metal‐free photocatalytic H2‐evolution activityAngewandte Chemie International Edition 2016, 55, 3763.

14. L. Wang, X. Zhou, N. T. Nguyen, I. Hwang, P. Schmuki, Strongly enhancing water splitting performance of Ta3N5 nanotube photoanodes by subnitridesAdvanced Materials 2016, 28, 2432.

13. N. T. Nguyen, M. Altomare, J.E. Yoo, N. Tacardi, P. Schmuki, Noble metals on anodic TiO2 nanotubes mouths: Thermal dewetting of minimal Pt co-catalyst loading leads to significantly enhanced photocatalytic H2 generationAdvanced Energy Materials 2016, 6, 1501926.

12. X. Zhou, E. M. Zolnhofer, N. T. Nguyen, N. Liu, K. Meyer, P. Schmuki, Stable co-catalyst‐free photocatalytic H2 evolution from oxidized titanium nitride nanopowdersAngewandte Chemie International Edition 2015, 54, 13385.

11. L. Wang, N. T. Nguyen, X. Zhou, I. Hwang, M. S. Killian, P Schmuki, Enhanced charge transport in tantalum nitride nanotube photoanodes for solar water splittingChemSusChem 2015, 8, 2615.

10. N. T. Nguyen, M. Altomare, J.E. Yoo, P. Schmuki, Efficient photocatalytic H2 evolution: controlled dewetting–dealloying to fabricate site‐selective high‐activity nanoporous Au particles on highly ordered TiO2 nanotube arraysAdvanced Materials 2015, 27, 3208.

9. L. Wang, F. Dionigi, N. T. Nguyen, R. Kirchgeorg, M. Gliech, S. Grigorescu, P. Strasser, P. Schmuki , Tantalum nitride nanorod arrays: Introducing Ni–Fe layered double hydroxides as a cocatalyst strongly stabilizing photoanodes in water splittingChemistry of Materials 2015, 27, 2360.

8. R. Salazar, M. Altomare, K. Lee, J. Tripathy, R. Kirchgeorg, N. T. Nguyen, M. Mokhtar, A. Alshehri, Shaeel A. Al-Thabaiti, P. Schmuki, Use of anodic TiO2 nanotube layers as mesoporous scaffolds for fabricating CH3NH3PbI3 perovskite‐based solid‐state solar cellsChemElectroChem 2015, 2, 824.

7. L. Wang, X. Zhou, N. T. Nguyen, P. Schmuki, Plasmon‐enhanced photo-electrochemical water splitting using Au nanoparticles decorated on hematite nanoflake arraysChemSusChem 2015, 8, 618.

6. L. Tsui, N. T. Nguyen, L. Wang, R. Kirchgeorg, G. Zangari, P. Schmuki, Hierarchical decoration of anodic TiO2 nanorods for enhanced photocatalytic degradation propertiesElectrochimica Acta 2015, 155, 244.

5. Kondo, S. Nagao, T. Yanagishita, N. T. Nguyen, K. Lee, P. Schmuki, H. Masuda, Ideally ordered porous TiO2 prepared by anodization of pretextured Ti by nanoimprinting processElectrochemistry Communications 2015, 50, 73.

4. X. ZhouN. T. Nguyen, S. Ozkan, P. Schmuki, Anodic TiO2 nanotube layers: Why does self-organized growth occur – A mini reviewElectrochemistry Communications 2014, 46, 157.

3. N. T. Nguyen, J.E. Yoo, M. Altomare, P. Schmuki, Suspended Pt nanoparticles over TiO2 nanotubes for enhanced photocatalytic H2 evolutionChemical Communications 2014, 50, 9653.

2. M. Kim, Y.C. Ha, N. T. Nguyen, H. Y. Choi, D. Kim , Extended self-ordering regime in hard anodization and its application to make asymmetric AAO membranes for large pitch-distance nanostructuresNanotechnology 2013, 24, 505304.

1. N. T. Nguyen, D. Kim, D. Y. Jeong, M. W. Kim, J. U. Kim, Formation behavior of nanoporous anodic aluminum oxide films in hot glycerol/phosphate electrolyteElectrochimica Acta 2012, 83, 288.