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Top 2020’s publications

Š. Kment, K. Sivula, A. Naldoni, S. Sarmah, H. Kmentová, M. Kulkarni, Y. Rambabu, P. Schmuki and R. Zbořil
"FeO-based nanostructures and nanohybrids for photoelectrochemical water splitting",

PROGRESS IN MATERIALS SCIENCE, vol. 110, p. 100632, 2020.
IF = 31.56
B. Cirera, A. Sánchez-Grande, B. de la Torre, J. Santos, S. Edalatmanesh, E. Rodríguez-Sánchez, K. Lauwaet, B. Mallada, R. Zbořil, R. Miranda, O. Gröning, P. Jelínek, N. Martín and D. Ecija
"Tailoring topological order and π-conjugation to engineer quasi-metallic polymers",

NATURE NANOTECHNOLOGY, vol. 15, iss. 6, pp. 437-443, 2020.
IF = 31.538
M. Malaki and R. S. Varma
"Mechanotribological Aspects of MXene‐Reinforced Nanocomposites",

ADVANCED MATERIALS, vol. 32, iss. 38, pp. 2003154, 2020.
IF = 27.398
S. Hejazi, S. Mohajernia, B. Osuagwu, G. Zoppellaro, P. Andryskova, O. Tomanec, S. Kment, R. Zbořil and P. Schmuki
"On the Controlled Loading of Single Platinum Atoms as a Co‐Catalyst on TiO2 Anatase for Optimized Photocatalytic H2 Generation",

ADVANCED MATERIALS, vol. 32, iss. 16, p. 1908505, 2020.
IF = 27.398
H. L. Chia, C. C. Mayorga‐Martinez, Z. Sofer, P. Lazar, R. D. Webster and M. Pumera
"Vanadium Dopants: A Boon or a Bane for Molybdenum Dichalcogenides‐Based Electrocatalysis Applications",

ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, Article in press, 2020.
IF = 16.836
V. M. Santhini, O. Stetsovych, M. Ondráček, J. I. Mendieta Moreno, P. Mutombo, B. Torre, M. Švec, J. Klívar, I. G. Stará, H. Vázquez, I. Starý and P. Jelínek
"On‐Surface Synthesis of Polyferrocenylene and its Single‐Chain Conformational and Electrical Transport Properties",

ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, Article in press, 2020.
IF = 16.836
T. M. Lima, V. de Macedo, D. S. Silva, W. N. Castelblanco, C. A. Pereira, R. E. Roncolatto, M. B. Gawande, R. Zbořil, R. S. Varma and E. A. Urquieta-González
"Molybdenum-promoted cobalt supported on SBA-15: Steam and sulfur dioxide stable catalyst for CO oxidation",

APPLIED CATALYSIS B: ENVIRONMENTAL, vol. 277, pp. 119248, 2020.
IF = 16.683
P. Procházka, M. A. Gosalvez, L. Kormoš, B. de la Torre, A. Gallardo, J. Alberdi-Rodriguez, T. Chutora, A. O. Makoveev, A. Shahsavar, A. Arnau, P. Jelínek and J. Čechal
"Multiscale Analysis of Phase Transformations in Self-Assembled Layers of 4,4′-Biphenyl Dicarboxylic Acid on the Ag(001) Surface",

ACS NANO, vol. 14, iss. 6, pp. 7269-7279, 2020.
IF = 14.588
M. Lamanec, R. Lo, D. Nachtigallová, A. Bakandritsos, E. Mohammadi, M. Dračínský, R. Zbořil, P. Hobza and W. Wang
"The Existence of a N→C Dative Bond in the C 60 –Piperidine Complex",

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, Article in press, 2020.
IF = 12.959
V. M. Santhini, C. Wäckerlin, A. Cahlík, M. Ondráček, S. Pascal, A. Matěj, O. Stetsovych, P. Mutombo, P. Lazar, O. Siri and P. Jelínek
"1D Coordination π–d Conjugated Polymers with Distinct Structures Defined by the Choice of the Transition Metal: Towards a New Class of Antiaromatic Macrocycles",

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, vol. 60, iss. 1, pp. 439-445, 2020.
IF = 12.959
A. Sánchez‐Grande, J. I. Urgel, A. Cahlík, J. Santos, S. Edalatmanesh, E. Rodríguez‐Sánchez, K. Lauwaet, P. Mutombo, D. Nachtigallová, R. Nieman, H. Lischka, B. Torre, R. Miranda, O. Gröning, N. Martín, P. Jelínek and D. Écija
"Diradical Organic One‐Dimensional Polymers Synthesized on a Metallic Surface",

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, vol. 59, iss. 40, pp. 17594-17599, 2020.
IF = 12.959
M. K. Albolkany, Y. Wang, W. Li, S. Arooj, C. Chen, N. Wu, Y. Wang, R. Zbořil, R. A. Fischer and B. Liu
"Dual‐Function HKUST‐1: Templating and Catalyzing Formation of Graphitic Carbon Nitride Quantum Dots Under Mild Conditions",

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, Article in press. 2020.
IF = 12.959
H. Kruse, K. Mrazikova, L. D'Ascenzo, J. Sponer and P. Auffinger
"Short but Weak: The Z‐DNA Lone‐Pair⋅⋅⋅π Conundrum Challenges Standard Carbon Van der Waals Radii",

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, vol. 59, iss. 38, pp. 16553-16560, 2020.
IF = 12.959
K. Holá, M. V. Pavliuk, B. Németh, P. Huang, L. Zdražil, H. Land, G. Berggren and H. Tian
"Carbon Dots and [FeFe] Hydrogenase Biohybrid Assemblies for Efficient Light-Driven Hydrogen Evolution",

ACS CATALYSIS, vol. 10, iss. 17, pp. 9943-9952, 2020.
IF = 12.350
F. Malara, M. Fracchia, H. Kmentová, R. Psaro, A. Vertova, D. Oliveira de Souza, G. Aquilanti, L. Olivi, P. Ghigna, A. Minguzzi and A. Naldoni
"Direct Observation of Photoinduced Higher Oxidation States at a Semiconductor/Electrocatalyst Junction",

ACS CATALYSIS, vol. 10, iss. 18, pp. 10476-10487, 2020.
IF = 12.350
D. Spanu, A. Minguzzi, S. Recchia, F. Shahvardanfard, O. Tomanec, R. Zboril, P. Schmuki, P. Ghigna and M. Altomare
"An Operando X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Study of a NiCu−TiO2 Photocatalyst for H2 Evolution",

ACS CATALYSIS, vol. 10, iss. 15, pp. 8293-8302, 2020.
IF = 12.350
S. Rej, L. Mascaretti, E. Y. Santiago, O. Tomanec, S. Kment, Z. Wang, R. Zbořil, P. Fornasiero, A. O. Govorov and A. Naldoni
"Determining Plasmonic Hot Electrons and Photohermal Effects during H2 Evolution with TiN–Pt Nanohybrids,"

ACS CATALYSIS, vol. 10, iss. 9, pp. 5261–5271, 2020.
IF = 12.350
M. B. Gawande, P. Fornasiero and R. Zbořil
"Carbon-Based Single-Atom Catalysts for Advanced Applications",

ACS CATALYSIS, vol. 10, iss. 3, pp. 2231-2259, 2020.
IF = 12.350
R. K. Sharma, P. Yadav, M. Yadav, R. Gupta, P. Rana, A. Srivastava, R. Zbořil, R. S. Varma, M. Antonietti and M. B. Gawande
"Recent development of covalent organic frameworks (COFs): synthesis and catalytic (organic-electro-photo) applications",

MATERIALS HORIZONS, vol. 7, iss. 2, pp. 411-454, 2020.
IF = 12.319
K. Kubiasová, J. C. Montesinos, O. Šamajová, J. Nisler, V. Mik, H. Semerádová, L. Plíhalová, O. Novák, P. Marhavý, N. Cavallari, D. Zalabák, K. Berka, K. Doležal, P. Galuszka, J. Šamaj, M. Strnad, E. Benková, O. Plíhal and L. Spíchal
"Cytokinin fluoroprobe reveals multiple sites of cytokinin perception at plasma membrane and endoplasmic reticulum",

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 11, iss. 1, pp. 4285, 2020.
IF = 12.121
J. Berger, M. Ondráček, O. Stetsovych, P. Malý, P. Holý, J. Rybáček, M. Švec, I. G. Stará, T. Mančal, I. Starý and P. Jelínek
"Quantum dissipation driven by electron transfer within a single molecule investigated with atomic force microscopy",

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 11, iss. 1, p. 1337, 2020.
IF = 12.121
T. Raček, O. Schindler, D. Toušek, V. Horský, K. Berka, J. Koča and R. Svobodová
"Atomic Charge Calculator II: web-based tool for the calculation of partial atomic charges",

NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH, vol. 48, iss. W1, pp. W591-W596, 2020.
IF = 11.501
S. K. Yadav, G. K. Grandhi, D. P. Dubal, J. C. Mello, M. Otyepka, R. Zbořil, R. A. Fischer and K. Jayaramulu
"Metal Halide Perovskite@Metal‐Organic Framework Hybrids: Synthesis, Design, Properties, and Applications",

SMALL, vol. 16, iss. 47, pp. 2004891, 2020.
IF = 11.495
S. S. Lam, V. Nguyen, M. T. Nguyen Dinh, D. Q. Khieu, D. D. La, H. T. Nguyen, D. V. N. Vo, C. Xia, R. S. Varma, M. Shokouhimehr, C. C. Nguyen, Q. V. Le and W. Peng
"Mainstream avenues for boosting graphitic carbon nitride efficiency: towards enhanced solar light-driven photocatalytic hydrogen production and environmental remediation",

JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, vol. 8, iss. 21, pp. 10571-10603, 2020.
IF = 11.301
Y. Makimizu, J. Yoo, M. Poornajar, N. T. Nguyen, H. Ahn, I. Hwang, S. Kment and P. Schmuki
"Effects of low oxygen annealing on the photoelectrochemical water splitting properties of α-Fe2O3",

JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, vol. 8, iss. 3, pp. 1315-1325, 2020.
IF = 11.301
S. Mohajernia, P. Andryskova, G. Zoppellaro, S. Hejazi, S. Kment, R. Zboril, J. Schmidt and P. Schmuki
"Influence of Ti3+ defect-type on heterogeneous photocatalytic H2 evolution activity of TiO2",

JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, vol. 8, iss. 3, pp. 1432-1442, 2020.
IF = 11.301
L. Wu, L. Wang, J. Zhu, M. Sun, X. Liu, P. Schmuki and J. Zhang
"Novel highly active and self-healing Co(CO3)xOHy cocatalysts on BiVO4 photoanodes for effective solar water oxidation",

JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, vol. 8, iss. 5, pp. 2563-2570, 2020.
IF = 11.301
A. Naldoni, Z. A. Kudyshev, L. Mascaretti, S. P. Sarmah, S. Rej, J. P. Froning, O. Tomanec, J. E. Yoo, D. Wang, S. Kment, T. Montini, P. Fornasiero, V. M. Shalaev, P. Schmuki, A. Boltasseva and R. Zbořil
"Solar Thermoplasmonic Nanofurnace for High-Temperature Heterogeneous Catalysis",

NANO LETTERS, vol. 20, iss. 5, pp. 3663–3672, 2020.
IF = 11.238
J. Kopecka, P. Trouillas, A. Č. Gašparović, E. Gazzano, Y. G. Assaraf and C. Riganti
"Phospholipids and cholesterol: Inducers of cancer multidrug resistance and therapeutic targets",

DRUG RESISTANCE UPDATES, vol. 49, p. 100670, 2020.
IF = 11.000
A. Tolios, J. De Las Rivas, E. Hovig, P. Trouillas, A. Scorilas and T. Mohr
"Computational approaches in cancer multidrug resistance research: Identification of potential biomarkers, drug targets and drug-target interactions",

DRUG RESISTANCE UPDATES, vol. 48, p. 100662, 2020.
IF = 11.000
A. Goswami, R. G. Kadam, J. Tuček, Z. Sofer, D. Bouša, R. S. Varma, M. B. Gawande and R. Zbořil
"Fe(0)-embedded thermally reduced graphene oxide as efficient nanocatalyst for reduction of nitro compounds to amines",

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING JOURNAL, vol. 382, p. 122469, 2019.
IF = 10.652
E. Vermisoglou, D. Panáček, K. Jayaramulu, M. Pykal, I. Frébort, M. Kolář, M. Hajdúch, R. Zbořil and M. Otyepka
"Human virus detection with graphene-based materials",

BIOSENSORS AND BIOELECTRONICS, vol. 166, pp. 112436, 2020.
IF = 10.257
E. N. Zare, V. V. Padil, B. Mokhtari, A. Venkateshaiah, S. Wacławek, M. Černík, F. R. Tay, R. S. Varma and P. Makvandi
"Advances in biogenically synthesized shaped metal- and carbon-based nanoarchitectures and their medicinal applications",

ADVANCES IN COLLOID AND INTERFACE SCIENCE, vol. 283, pp. 102236, 2020.
IF = 9.922
A. S. Sharma, V. S. Sharma, H. Kaur and R. S. Varma
"Supported heterogeneous nanocatalysts in sustainable, selective and eco-friendly epoxidation of olefins",

GREEN CHEMISTRY, vol. 22, iss. 18, pp. 5902-5936, 2020.
IF = 9.480
S. Iravani and R. S. Varma
"Sustainable synthesis of cobalt and cobalt oxide nanoparticles and their catalytic and biomedical applications",

GREEN CHEMISTRY, vol. 22, iss. 9, pp. 2643-2661, 2020.
IF = 9.48
S. Kumar, M. B. Gawande, I. Medřík, M. Petr, O. Tomanec, V. Kupka, R. S. Varma and R. Zbořil
"Mechanochemical synthesis of Cu2S bonded 2D-sulfonated organic polymers: continuous production of dimethyl carbonate (DMC) via preheating of reactants",

GREEN CHEMISTRY, vol. 22, iss. 17, pp. 5619-5627, 2020.
IF = 9.480

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