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  • Morphology and Chemical Behavior of Model CsOx/Cu2O/Cu(111) Nanocatalysts for Methanol Synthesis: Reaction with CO2 and H2, R. C. E. Hamlyn, M. Mahapatra, I. Orozco, A. Hunt, I. Waluyo, M. G. White, S.D. Senanayake, and J. A. Rodríguez, J. Chem. Phys, 152, 044701 (2020).
  • Structure and Chemical State of Cesium on Well-Defined Cu(111) and Cu2O/Cu(111) Surfaces, R. C. E. Hamlyn, M. Mahapatra, I. Orozco, I. Waluyo, A. Hunt, J. A. Rodriguez, M. G. White,and S. D. Senanayake, J. Phys. Chem. C, 124, 3107-3121 (2020).
  • Morphology and Reactivity of Size-selected Titanium Oxide Nanoclusters on Au(111), K. R. Goodman, J. Wang, Y. Ma, X. Tong, D. J. Stacchiola, and M. G. White, J. Chem. Phys., 152, 054714 (2020); (cover art)


  • Nano-Fe2O3 as Support and Promoter for Rh Catalysts for Ethanol Synthesis from Syngas Conversion, P. Carrillo, R. Shi, K. Teeluck, S. D. Senanayake and M. G. White, ACS Catalysis, 8, 7279–7286 (2018).
  • Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Ag(111) in Alkaline Solution: A Combined Density Functional Theory and Kinetic Monte Carlo Study, S. Liu, M. G. White and P. Liu, ChemCatChem 10, 540 (2018).


  • Electronic Interactions of Size-Selected Oxide Clusters on Metallic and Thin Film Oxide Supports, M. Xue, M. Nakayama, P. Liu and M. G. White, J. Phys. Chem. C 121, 22234–22247 (2017)
  • Periodic domain boundary ordering in a dense molecular adlayer: Sub-saturation carbon monoxide on Pd(111), P. Xu, S. Liu, S. Y. Hong, P. Liu, M. G. White, N. Camillone, Surf. Sci. 658, 46-54 (2017).


  • High performance Ti oxide doped Au@Pt core-shell catalyst for the oxygen reduction reaction, J. Hu, L. Wu, K. A. Kuttiyiel, K. Goodman, C. Zhang, Y. Zhu, M. G. White, K. Sasaki, R. R. Adzic, J. Amer. Chem. Soc.138, 9294-9300 (2016).
  • Mechanism of Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Pt(111) in Alkaline Solution: Importance of Chemisorbed Water on Surface, S. Liu, M. G. White and P. Liu, J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 15288-15298 (2016).
  • Understanding Interactions of CO2 with Doped and Undoped SrTiO3 and Their Implications for Surface Mediated CO2 Conversion, Q. Wu, J. Cen, K. R. Goodman, M. G. White and A. Orlov, ChemSusChem, 9, 1889-1897 (2016).
  • Adlayer Structure Dependent Ultrafast Desorption Dynamics in Carbon Monoxide Adsorbed on Pd(111), S.-Y. Hong, P. Xu, N. R. Camillone, M. G. White, and N. Camillone III, J. Chem. Phys. 145, 014704 (2016).
  • Infrared Spectroscopy Investigation of Fe-Promoted Rh Catalysts Supported on Titania and Ceria for CO Hydrogenation, J. W. Magee, R. M. Palomino, M. G. White, Catal. Lett., 146, 1771-1779 (2016).


  • Hydrogenation of CO2 to Methanol: Importance of Metal-Oxide and Metal-Carbide Interfaces in the Activation of CO2, J. A. Rodriguez, P. Liu, D. Stacchiola, S. Senanayake, M. G. White and J. Chen, ACS Catalysis, 5, 6696–6706 (2015).
  • Catalysis Applications of Size-selected Cluster Deposition, S. Vajda and M. G. White, ACS Catalysis, 5, 7152–7176 (2015).
  • The Effect of Fe-Rh Alloying on CO Hydrogenation to C2+ Oxygenates, R. Palomino, J. W. Magee, J. Llorca, S. D. Senanayake, M. G. White, J. Catal. 329, 87–94 (2015).
  • Influence of Cluster-Support Interactions on Reactivity of Size-Selected NbxOy Clusters, M. Nakayama, M. Xue, W. An, P. Liu, and M. G. White, J. Phys. Chem. C119, 14756-14768 (2015).
  • Characterization of One-Dimensional Molecular Chains of 4,4'-Biphenyl Diisocyanide on Au(111) by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, J. Zhou, Y. Li, P. Zahl, P. Sutter, D. J. Stacchiola and M. G. White, J. Chem. Phys. 142, 101901 (2015).


  • Redox-Mediated Reconstruction of Copper during Carbon Monoxide Oxidation, F. Xu, K. Mudiyanselage, A. E. Baber, M. Soldemo, J. Weissenrieder, M. G. White, D. J. Stacchiola, J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 15902–15909 (2014).
  • Surface Dipoles and Electron Transfer at the Metal Oxide-Metal Interface: A 2PPE Study of Size-Selected Metal Oxide Clusters Supported on Cu(111), Y. Yang, J. Zhou, M. Nakayama, L. Nie, P. Liu and M. G. White, J. Phys. Chem. C, J. Phys. Chem. C, 118, 13697–13706 (2014).
  • Promotion of Pt Surfaces for Ethanol Electro-Oxidation by the Addition of Small SnO2 Nanoparticles: Activity and Mechanism, J. W. Magee, W.-P. Zhou, M. G. White, Appl. Catal. B: Environ. 152–153, 397 (2014).


  • In Situ Imaging of Cu2O under Reducing Conditions: Formation of Metallic Fronts by Mass Transfer, A. E. Baber, F. Xu, F. Dvorak, K. Mudiyanselage, M. Soldemo, J. Weissenreider, S. D. Senanayake, J. T Sadowski, J. R. Rodriguez, V. Matolin, M. G. White, D. Stacchiola, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 16781–16784 (2013).
  • Characterization of GaOx Thin Films Grown on a CoGa(110) Crystal, D. O’Connor, S. Axnanda, W.-P. Zhou, J. Lofaro and M. G. White, Surf. Sci, 616, 192–197 (2013).
  • Adsorption of Hydrogen on the Surface and Sub-surface of Cu(111), K. Mudiyanselage, Y. Yang, F. M. Hoffmann, J. Hrbek, M. G. White, P. Liu, D. J. Stacchiola, J. Chem. Phys.139, 044712 (2013)
  • Theoretical perspective of alcohol decomposition and synthesis from CO2 activation, Y. Yang, P. Liu and M. G. White, Surf. Sci. Rep., 68, 233–272 (2013).


  • Electrooxidation of Methanol at SnOx-Pt Interface: A Tunable Activity of Tin Oxide Nanoparticles, W.-P. Zhou, W. An, D. Su, R. Palomino, P, Liu, M. G. White, R. R. Adzic, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 3, 3286–3290 (2012).
  • Infrared Study of Triruthenium Dodecacarbonyl Interactions with Gold, F. M. Hoffmann, Y. S. Hoo, T. H. Cai, M. G. White, J. Hrbek, Surf. Sci., 606, 1906-1913 (2012).
  • CO oxidation on nanostructured SnOx /Pt(111) surfaces: unique properties of reduced SnOx, S. Axnanda,W.-P. Zhou, M. G. White, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 14, 10207-10214 (2012).
  • Local Work Function of Size-Selected MoxSy Clusters on Al2O3/NiAl(110), J. Zhou, J. Zhou, N. Camillone III and Michael G. White, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.,14, 8105-8110 (2012).
  • A Theoretical Study of Methanol Synthesis from CO2 Hydrogenation on Metal-doped Cu(111) Surfaces, Y. Yang, M. G. White and P. Liu, J. Phys. Chem. C, 116, 248–256 (2012)


  • Adsorption structures and electronic properties of 1,4-phenylene diisocyanide on Au(111) surface, J. Zhou, D. Acharya, N. Camillone III, P. Sutter and M.G. White, J. Phys. Chem. C, 115, 21151–21160 (2011).
  • Enhancement in ethanol electro-oxidation by SnOx nanoislands grown on Pt(111): effect of metal oxide-metal interface sites, W.-P. Zhou, S. Axnanda, M. G. White, R. R. Adzic, J. Hrbek, J. Phys. Chem. C, 115, 16467–16473 (2011).


  • Electronic Structure of the Thiophene/Au(111) Interface Probed by Two-Photon Photoemission, J. Zhou, Y. Yang, N. Camillone and M. G. White, J. Phys. Chem. B, 114, 13670-13677 (2010).
  • Hydrogenation of Carbon Dioxide by Water: Alkali-Promoted Synthesis of Formate, F. M. Hoffmann, Y. Yang, J. Paul, M. G. White, J. Hrbek, J. Phys. Chem. Lett.,1, 2130-2134 (2010).
  • Fundamental Studies of Methanol Synthesis from CO2 Hydrogenation on Cu(111), Cu Clusters and Cu/ZnO(0001), Y. Yang, J. Evans, J. A. Rodriguez, M. G. White and P. Liu, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 12, 9909-9917 (2010).
  • Methanol Synthesis from H2 and CO2 on a Mo6S8 Cluster: A Density Functional Study, P. Liu, Y.-M. Choi, Y. Yang and M. G. White, J. Phys. Chem. A 114, pp 3888–3895 (2010)