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Top 2021’s publications

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
"Covalent Graphene‐MOF Hybrids for High‐Performance Asymmetric Supercapacitors",

ADVANCED MATERIALS, vol. 33, iss. 4, pp. 2004560, 2021.
IF = 27.398
L. Mascaretti, A. Schirato, R. Zbořil, Š. Kment, P. Schmuki, A. Alabastri and A. Naldoni
"Solar steam generation on scalable ultrathin thermoplasmonic TiN nanocavity arrays",

NANO ENERGY, vol. 83, iss. , pp. 105828, 2021.
IF = 16.602
S. Kalytchuk, L. Zdražil, Z. Bad’ura, M. Medved’, M. Langer, M. Paloncýová, G. Zoppellaro, S. V. Kershaw, A. L. Rogach, M. Otyepka and R. Zbořil
"Carbon Dots Detect Water-to-Ice Phase Transition and Act as Alcohol Sensors via Fluorescence Turn-Off/On Mechanism",

ACS NANO, Article in press, 2021.
IF = 14.588
V. Urbanová, N. Antonatos, J. Plutnar, P. Lazar, J. Michalička, M. Otyepka, Z. Sofer and M. Pumera
"Rhenium Doping of Layered Transition-Metal Diselenides Triggers Enhancement of Photoelectrochemical Activity",

ACS NANO, vol. 15, iss. 2, pp. 2374-2385, 2021.
IF = 14.588
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
"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 = 14.588
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, 2021.
IF = 12.959
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 C60–Piperidine Complex",

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE, vol. 133, iss. 4, pp. 1970-1978, 2021.
IF = 12.959
S. Iravani and R. S. Varma
"Plant Pollen Grains: A Move Towards Green Drug and Vaccine Delivery Systems",

NANO-MICRO LETTERS, vol. 13, iss. 1, pp. , 2021.
IF = 12.264
R. G. Kadam, T. Zhang, D. Zaoralová, M. Medveď, A. Bakandritsos, O. Tomanec, M. Petr, J. Zhu Chen, J. T. Miller, M. Otyepka, R. Zbořil, T. Asefa and M. B. Gawande
"Single Co‐Atoms as Electrocatalysts for Efficient Hydrazine Oxidation Reaction",

SMALL, Article in press, 2021.
IF = 11.459
B. Singh, V. Sharma, R. P. Gaikwad, P. Fornasiero, R. Zbořil and M. B. Gawande
"Single‐Atom Catalysts: A Sustainable Pathway for the Advanced Catalytic Applications",

SMALL, Article in press, 2021.
IF = 11.459
P. Sharma, S. Kumar, O. Tomanec, M. Petr, J. Zhu Chen, J. T. Miller, R. S. Varma, M. B. Gawande and R. Zbořil
"Carbon Nitride‐Based Ruthenium Single Atom Photocatalyst for CO2 Reduction to Methanol",

SMALL, Article in press, 2021.
IF = 11.459
S. K. Verma, P. K. Panda, P. Kumari, P. Patel, A. Arunima, E. Jha, S. Husain, R. Prakash, R. Hergenröder, Y. K. Mishra, R. Ahuja, R. S. Varma and M. Suar
"Determining factors for the nano-biocompatibility of cobalt oxide nanoparticles: proximal discrepancy in intrinsic atomic interactions at differential vicinage",

GREEN CHEMISTRY, vol. 23, iss. 9, pp. 3439-3458, 2021.
IF = 9.48
M. Brumovský, J. Oborná, P. Lacina, M. Hegedüs, O. Sracek, J. Kolařík, M. Petr, J. Kašlík, T. Hofmann and J. Filip
"Sulfidated nano-scale zerovalent iron is able to effectively reduce in situ hexavalent chromium in a contaminated aquifer",

JOURNAL OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, vol. 405, pp. 124665, 2021.
IF = 9.038
G. Asimakopoulos, M. Baikousi, C. Salmas, A. B. Bourlinos, R. Zboril and M. A. Karakassides
"Advanced Cr(VI) sorption properties of activated carbon produced via pyrolysis of the “Posidonia oceanica” seagrass",

JOURNAL OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, vol. 405, pp. 124274, 2021.
IF = 9.038
M. Langer, M. Paloncýová, M. Medveď, M. Pykal, D. Nachtigallová, B. Shi, A. J. Aquino, H. Lischka and M. Otyepka
"Progress and challenges in understanding of photoluminescence properties of carbon dots based on theoretical computations",

APPLIED MATERIALS TODAY, vol. 22, pp. 100924, 2021.
IF = 8.352
R. Yalavarthi, R. Zbořil, P. Schmuki, A. Naldoni and Š. Kment
"Elucidating the role of surface states of BiVO4 with Mo doping and a CoOOH co-catalyst for photoelectrochemical water splitting",

JOURNAL OF POWER SOURCES, vol. 483, pp. 229080, 2020.
IF = 8.247
A. Sánchez-Grande, J. I. Urgel, L. Veis, S. Edalatmanesh, J. Santos, K. Lauwaet, P. Mutombo, J. M. Gallego, J. Brabec, P. Beran, D. Nachtigallová, R. Miranda, N. Martín, P. Jelínek and D. Écija
"Unravelling the Open-Shell Character of Peripentacene on Au(111)",

THE JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LETTERS, vol. 12, iss. 1, pp. 330-336, 2021.
IF = 6.71
A. Jastrzębska, B. Scheibe, A. Szuplewska, A. Rozmysłowska-Wojciechowska, M. Chudy, C. Aparicio, M. Scheibe, I. Janica, A. Ciesielski, M. Otyepka and M. Barsoum
"On the rapid in situ oxidation of two-dimensional V2CTz MXene in culture cell media and their cytotoxicity",

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING: C, vol. 119, pp. 111431, 2020.
IF = 5.88
R. Yalavarthi, A. Naldoni, R. Zbořil and Š. Kment
"Controlling phase fraction and crystal orientation via thermal oxidation of iron foils for enhanced photoelectrochemical performance",

CATALYSIS TODAY, vol. 361, pp. 117-123, 2020.
IF = 5.825
D. Silvestri, S. Wacławek, B. Sobel, R. Torres–Mendieta, M. Pawlyta, V. V. Padil, J. Filip and M. Černík
"Modification of nZVI with a bio-conjugate containing amine and carbonyl functional groups for catalytic activation of persulfate",

SEPARATION AND PURIFICATION TECHNOLOGY, vol. 257, pp. 117880, 2020.
IF = 5.774
P. Stadlbauer, B. Islam, M. Otyepka, J. Chen, D. Monchaud, J. Zhou, J. Mergny and J. Šponer
"Insights into G-Quadruplex–Hemin Dynamics Using Atomistic Simulations: Implications for Reactivity and Folding",

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL THEORY AND COMPUTATION, vol. 17, iss. 3, pp. 1883-1899, 2021.
IF = 5.011
M. Janeček, P. Kührová, V. Mlýnský, M. Otyepka, J. Šponer and P. Banáš
"W-RESP: Well-Restrained Electrostatic Potential-Derived Charges. Revisiting the Charge Derivation Model",

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL THEORY AND COMPUTATION, Article in press, 2021.
IF = 5.011



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