ERC Publications

Optoelectronics meets optoionics: Light storing carbon nitrides and beyond
F. Podjaski, B.V. Lotsch
Adv. Energy  Mater. 2020, 2003049. DOI: 10.1002/aenm.202003049

Polymer photocatalysts for solar-to-chemical energy conversion
T. Banerjee, F. Podjaski, J. Kröger, B.P. Biswal, B.V. Lotsch
Nat. Rev. Mater. 2020. DOI: 10.1038/s41578-020-00254-z

Solving the COF Trilemma: Towards crystalline, stable and functional covalent organic frameworks
F. Haase, B.V. Lotsch
Chem. Soc. Rev. 2020, Advance Article. DOI: 10.1039/D0CS01027H

Total scattering reveals the hidden stacking disorder in a 2D covalent organic framework
A.M. Pütz, M.W. Terban, S. Bette, F. Haase, R.E. Dinnebier, B.V. Lotsch
Chem. Sci. 2020, Advance Article. DOI: 10.1039/D0SC03048A

Carbon nitride-based light-driven microswimmers with intrinsic photocharging ability
V. Sridhar, F. Podjaski, J. Kröger, A. Jiménez-Solano, B.-W. Park, B.V. Lotsch, M. Sitti
PNAS 2020, 117, 24748–24756. DOI: org/10.1073/pnas.2007362117
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Near-atomic-scale observation of grain boundaries in a layer-stacked two-dimensional polymer
H. Qi, H. Sahabudeen, B. Liang, M. Položij, M.A. Addicoat, T.E. Gorelik, M. Hambsch, M. Mundszinger, SW. Park, B.V. Lotsch, S.C.B. Mannsfeld, Z. Zheng, R. Dong, T. Heine, X. Feng, U. Kaiser
Science Advances 2020, 6, eabb5976. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abb5976

Ionothermal Synthesis of Imide‐Linked Covalent Organic Frameworks
J. Maschita, T. Banerjee, G. Savasci, F. Haase, C. Ochsenfeld, B.V. Lotsch
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 15750–15758. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202007372

Rational Design of Covalent Cobaloxime-COF Hybrids for Enhanced Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution
K. Gottschling, G. Savasci, H.A. Vignolo-González, S. Schmidt, P. Mauker, T. Banerjee, P. Rovó, C. Ochsenfeld, B.V. Lotsch
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 12146–12156. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c02155
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Enhancing hydrogen evolution activity of Au(111) in alkaline media through molecular engineering of a 2D polymer
P. Alexa, J.M. Lombardi, P. Abufager, H.F. Busnengo, D. Grumelli, V.S. Vyas, F. Haase, B.V. Lotsch, R. Gutzler, K. Kern
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 8411–8415. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201915855
Angew. Chem. 2020, 132, 84898493 . DOI: 10.1002/ange.201915855

Sustained Solar H2 Evolution from a Thiazolo[5,4-d]thiazole-Bridged Covalent Organic Framework and Nickel-Thiolate Cluster in Water
B.P. Biswal, H.A. Vignolo-González, T. Banerjee, L. Grunenberg, G. Savasci, K. Gottschling, J. Nuss, C. Ochsenfeld, B.V. Lotsch
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 11082–11092. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b03243

Structural Insights into Poly(Heptazine Imides): A Light-Storing Carbon Nitride Material for Dark Photocatalysis
H. Schlomberg, J. Kröger, G. Savasci, M.W. Terban, S. Bette, I. Moudrakovski, V. Duppel, F. Podjaski, R. Siegel, J. Senker, R.E. Dinnebier, C. Ochsenfeld, B.V. Lotsch
Chem. Mater. 2019, 31, 7478–7486. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b02199

Molecular Insights into Carbon Dioxide Sorption in Hydrazone-Based Covalent Organic Frameworks with Tertiary Amine Moieties 
K. Gottschling, L. Stegbauer, G. Savasci, N.A. Prisco, Z.J. Berkson, C. Ochsenfeld, B.F. Chmelka, B.V. Lotsch
Chem. Mater. 2019, 31, 1946–1955. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b04643

Sub-stoichiometric 2D Covalent Organic Frameworks from Tri- and Tetratopic Linkers
T. Banerjee, F. Haase, S. Trenker, B. Biswal, G. Savasci, V. Duppel, I. Moudrakovski, C. Ochsenfeld, B.V. Lotsch
Nat. Commun. 2019, 10, 2689. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-10574-6

Short-Range Structural Correlations in Amorphous 2D Polymers
P. Alexa, C. Oligschleger, P. Gröger, C. Morchutt, V. Vyas, B.V. Lotsch, J.C. Schön, R. Gutzler, K. Kern
Chem. Phys. Chem. 2019, 20, 2340–2347. DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201900326

Tailor-made Photoconductive Pyrene-based Covalent Organic Frameworks for Visible-Light Driven Hydrogen Generation
L. Stegbauer, S. Zech, G. Savasci, T. Banerjee, F. Podjaski, K. Schwinghammer, C. Ochsenfeld, B.V. Lotsch
Adv. Energy Mater. 2018, 8, 1703278. DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201703278

Topochemical conversion of an imine- into a thiazole-linked covalent organic framework enabling real-structure analysis
F. Haase, E. Troschke, G. Savasci, T. Banerjee, V. Duppel, S. Dörfler, M. Grundei, A.M. Burow, C. Ochsenfeld, S. Kaskel, B.V. Lotsch
Nat. Commun. 2018, 9, 2600. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-04979-y

Toward an Aqueous Solar Battery: Direct Electrochemical Storage of Solar Energy in Carbon Nitrides
F. Podjaski, J. Kröger, B.V. Lotsch
Adv. Mater. 2018, 30, 1705477. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201705477
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H2 evolution with covalent organic framework photocatalysts
T. Banerjee, K. Gottschling, G. Savasci, C. Ochsenfeld, B.V. Lotsch
ACS Energy Lett. 2018, 3, 400–409. DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.7b01123

Dark photocatalysis: Storage of solar energy in carbon nitride for time-delayed hydrogen generation
V.W.-h. Lau, D. Klose, H. Kasap, F. Podjaski, M.-C. Pignié, E. Reisner, G. Jeschke, B.V. Lotsch
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 510–514. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201608553
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Tuning the stacking behaviour of a 2D covalent organic framework through non-covalent interactions
F. Haase, K. Gottschling, L. Stegbauer, L.S. Germann, R. Gutzler, V. Duppel, V.S. Vyas, K. Kern, R.E. Dinnebier, B.V. Lotsch
Mater. Chem. Front. 2017, 1, 1354−1361. DOI: 10.1039/c6qm00378h

Structure-property-activity relationships in a pyridine containing azine-linked covalent organic framework for photocatalytic hydrogen evolution
F. Haase, T. Banerjee, G. Savasci, C. Ochsenfeld, B.V. Lotsch
Faraday Discuss. 2017, 201, 247–264. DOI: 10.1039/C7FD00051K

Thermodynamic equilibria in carbon nitride photocatalyst materials and conditions for the existence of graphitic carbon nitride g-C3N4
T. Botari, W.P. Huhn, V.W.-h. Lau, B.V. Lotsch, V. Blum
Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 4445–4453. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b00965

Photocatalytic oxidation of sulfinates to vinyl sulfones with cyanamide-functionalised carbon nitride
A.U. Meyer, V.W.-h. Lau, B. König, B.V. Lotsch
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2017, 3, 2179–2185. DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201601637

Urea-modified carbon nitrides: Enhancing photocatalytic hydrogen evolution by rational defect engineering
V.W.-h. Lau, V.W.-z. Yu, F. Ehrat, T. Botari, I. Moudrakovski, T. Simon, V. Duppel, E. Medina, J. Stolarczyk, J. Feldmann, V. Blum, B.V. Lotsch
Adv. Energy Mater. 2017, 7, 1602251. DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201602251

Single site photocatalytic H2 evolution from Covalent Organic Frameworks with molecular cobaloxime co-catalysts
T. Banerjee, F. Haase, G. Savasci, K. Gottschling, C. Ochsenfeld, B.V. Lotsch
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 16228–16234. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b07489

Soft photocatalysis: Organic polymers for solar fuel production
V. Vyas, V.W.-h. Lau, B.V. Lotsch
Chem. Mater. 2016, 28, 5191–5204. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b01894

Solar-driven reduction of aqueous protons coupled to selective alcohol oxidation with a carbon nitride - molecular Ni catalyst system
H. Kasap, C. Caputo, B. Martindale, R. Godin, V.W.-h. Lau, B.V. Lotsch*, J. Durrant*, E. Reisner*
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 9183–9192. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b04325

A tunable azine covalent organic framework platform for visible light-induced hydrogen generation
V.S. Vyas, F. Haase, L. Stegbauer, G. Savasci, F. Podjaski, C. Ochsenfeld, B.V. Lotsch
Nat. Commun. 2015, 6, 8508. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms9508

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