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Accelerating photoredox catalysis in continuous-flow systems

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Schools

The schools will be seperately organized. More details can be found in the training program

Recruitment ESRs

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Scientific papers, conferences

Papers and presentations will be disseminated as soon as the students obtained results

PhD dissertation

Ph.D. title will be granted.

ETHICS - report on ethical issues

A report on the ethical issues must be submitted to REA The applicant must 1) confirm that the ethical standards and guidelines of Horizon2020 will be rigorously applied, regardless of the country in which the research is carried out. 2) the applicant must provide details on the material which could be imported to/exported from EU and provide the adequate authorisations when needed.

ETHICS: authorizations for nanotechnology use

University of Cordoba and CNRS Bordeaux will provide authorizations for nanotechnology use in month 6 as a deliverable. In addition, they will provide the documents with regard to safety classifications of the laboratory. The staff will receive adequate training in storing, handling and disposing of nanomaterials. For new nanocatalysts, we will provide adequate risk assessments.

ETHICS - report on ethical issues part II

A report on the ethical issues must be submitted to REA The applicant must 1) confirm that the ethical standards and guidelines of Horizon2020 will be rigorously applied, regardless of the country in which the research is carried out. 2) the applicant must provide details on the material which could be imported to/exported from EU and provide the adequate authorisations when needed.

Interim report

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Publications

An accessible visible-light actinometer for the determination of photon flux and optical pathlength in flow photo microreactors

Author(s): Anca Roibu, Senne Fransen, M. Enis Leblebici, Glen Meir, Tom Van Gerven, Simon Kuhn
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 8/1, 2018, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-23735-2

Design and characterization of visible-light LED sources for microstructured photoreactors

Author(s): Anca Roibu, Rishi Bharadwaj Morthala, M. Enis Leblebici, Dorota Koziej, Tom Van Gerven, Simon Kuhn
Published in: Reaction Chemistry & Engineering, Issue 3/6, 2018, Page(s) 849-865, ISSN 2058-9883
DOI: 10.1039/c8re00165k

Scalability of Visible-Light-Induced Nickel Negishi Reactions: A Combination of Flow Photochemistry, Use of Solid Reagents, and In-Line NMR Monitoring

Author(s): Irini Abdiaj, Clemens R. Horn, Jesus Alcazar
Published in: The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2018, ISSN 0022-3263
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b02358

Bi 2 O 2 CO 3 Growth at Room Temperature: In Situ X-ray Diffraction Monitoring and Thermal Behavior

Author(s): René Moré, Michael Olah, S. Esmael Balaghi, Philipp Jäker, Sebastian Siol, Ying Zhou, Greta R. Patzke
Published in: ACS Omega, Issue 2/11, 2017, Page(s) 8213-8221, ISSN 2470-1343
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b01359

Visible-Light Photocatalytic Difluoroalkylation-Induced 1, 2-Heteroarene Migration of Allylic Alcohols in Batch and Flow

Author(s): Xiao-Jing Wei, Timothy Noël
Published in: The Journal of Organic Chemistry, Issue 83/18, 2018, Page(s) 11377-11384, ISSN 0022-3263
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b01624

Visible-Light Photocatalytic Decarboxylation of α,β-Unsaturated Carboxylic Acids: Facile Access to Stereoselective Difluoromethylated Styrenes in Batch and Flow

Author(s): Xiao-Jing Wei, Wout Boon, Volker Hessel, Timothy Noël
Published in: ACS Catalysis, Issue 7/10, 2017, Page(s) 7136-7140, ISSN 2155-5435
DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.7b03019

Continuous-Flow Hydrogenation of Methyl Levulinate Promoted by Zr-Based Mesoporous Materials

Author(s): Noelia Lázaro, Ana Franco, Weiyi Ouyang, Alina Balu, Antonio Romero, Rafael Luque, Antonio Pineda
Published in: Catalysts, Issue 9/2, 2019, Page(s) 142, ISSN 2073-4344
DOI: 10.3390/catal9020142

Every photon counts: understanding and optimizing photon paths in luminescent solar concentrator-based photomicroreactors (LSC-PMs)

Author(s): Dario Cambié, Fang Zhao, Volker Hessel, Michael G. Debije, Timothy Noël
Published in: Reaction Chemistry & Engineering, Issue 2/4, 2017, Page(s) 561-566, ISSN 2058-9883
DOI: 10.1039/c7re00077d

Solar Photochemistry in Flow

Author(s): Dario Cambié, Timothy Noël
Published in: Topics in Current Chemistry, Issue 376/6, 2018, ISSN 2365-0869
DOI: 10.1007/s41061-018-0223-2

De novo Design of Organic Photocatalysts: Bithiophene Derivatives for the Visible-light Induced C−H Functionalization of Heteroarenes

Author(s): Cecilia Bottecchia, Raúl Martín, Irini Abdiaj, Ettore Crovini, Jesús Alcazar, Jesús Orduna, María Jesús Blesa, José R. Carrillo, Pilar Prieto, Timothy Noël
Published in: Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis, 2018, ISSN 1615-4150
DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201801571

Photocatalytic Modification of Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins

Author(s): Cecilia Bottecchia, Timothy Noël
Published in: Chemistry - A European Journal, Issue 25/1, 2019, Page(s) 26-42, ISSN 0947-6539
DOI: 10.1002/chem.201803074

Visible-Light-Mediated Selective Arylation of Cysteine in Batch and Flow

Author(s): Cecilia Bottecchia, Maarten Rubens, Smita B. Gunnoo, Volker Hessel, Annemieke Madder, Timothy Noël
Published in: Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Issue 56/41, 2017, Page(s) 12702-12707, ISSN 1433-7851
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201706700

Visible-Light-Induced Nickel-Catalyzed Negishi Cross-Couplings by Exogenous-Photosensitizer-Free Photocatalysis

Author(s): Irini Abdiaj, Alberto Fontana, M. Victoria Gomez, Antonio de la Hoz, Jesús Alcázar
Published in: Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Issue 57/28, 2018, Page(s) 8473-8477, ISSN 1433-7851
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201802656

Visible-Light-Induced Trifluoromethylation of Highly Functionalized Arenes and Heteroarenes in Continuous Flow

Author(s): Jesus Alcazar, Timothy Noёl, Irini Abdiaj, Cecilia Bottecchia
Published in: Synthesis, Issue 49/22, 2017, Page(s) 4978-4985, ISSN 0039-7881
DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1588527

Designer hydrogenated wrinkled yolk@shell TiO 2 architectures towards advanced visible light photocatalysts for selective alcohol oxidation

Author(s): Abolfazl Ziarati, Alireza Badiei, Rafael Luque, Weiyi Ouyang
Published in: Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Issue 6/19, 2018, Page(s) 8962-8968, ISSN 2050-7488
DOI: 10.1039/c8ta02012d

Enhancing photocatalytic performance of TiO2 in H2 evolution via Ru co-catalyst deposition

Author(s): Weiyi Ouyang, Mario J. Muñoz-Batista, Anna Kubacka, Rafael Luque, Marcos Fernández-García
Published in: Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Issue 238, 2018, Page(s) 434-443, ISSN 0926-3373
DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2018.07.046

Highly Active Catalytic Ruthenium/TiO 2 Nanomaterials for Continuous Production of γ-Valerolactone

Author(s): Chunping Xu, Weiyi Ouyang, Mario J. Muñoz-Batista, Marcos Fernández-García, Rafael Luque
Published in: ChemSusChem, Issue 11/15, 2018, Page(s) 2604-2611, ISSN 1864-5631
DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201800667

Continuous Flow Conversion of Biomass-Derived Methyl Levulinate into γ-Valerolactone Using Functional Metal Organic Frameworks

Author(s): Weiyi Ouyang, Deyang Zhao, Yantao Wang, Alina M. Balu, Christophe Len, Rafael Luque
Published in: ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Issue 6/5, 2018, Page(s) 6746-6752, ISSN 2168-0485
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b00549

Towards industrial furfural conversion: Selectivity and stability of palladium and platinum catalysts under continuous flow regime

Author(s): Weiyi Ouyang, Alfonso Yepez, Antonio A. Romero, Rafael Luque
Published in: Catalysis Today, Issue 308, 2018, Page(s) 32-37, ISSN 0920-5861
DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2017.07.011

Facile mechanochemical modification of g-C3N4 for selective photo-oxidation of benzyl alcohol

Author(s): Kenneth Cerdan, Weiyi Ouyang, Juan C. Colmenares, Mario J. Muñoz-Batista, Rafael Luque, Alina M. Balu
Published in: Chemical Engineering Science, Issue 194, 2019, Page(s) 78-84, ISSN 0009-2509
DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2018.04.001

Continuous Flow Alcoholysis of Furfuryl Alcohol to Alkyl Levulinates Using Zeolites

Author(s): Deyang Zhao, Pepijn Prinsen, Yantao Wang, Weiyi Ouyang, Frederic Delbecq, Christophe Len, Rafael Luque
Published in: ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Issue 6/5, 2018, Page(s) 6901-6909, ISSN 2168-0485
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b00726

Real-time reaction control for solar production of chemicals under fluctuating irradiance

Author(s): Fang Zhao, Dario Cambié, Volker Hessel, Michael G. Debije, Timothy Noël
Published in: Green Chemistry, Issue 20/11, 2018, Page(s) 2459-2464, ISSN 1463-9262
DOI: 10.1039/c8gc00613j

Scale-up of a Luminescent Solar Concentrator-Based Photomicroreactor via Numbering-up

Author(s): Fang Zhao, Dario Cambié, Jeroen Janse, Eric W. Wieland, Koen P. L. Kuijpers, Volker Hessel, Michael G. Debije, Timothy Noël
Published in: ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Issue 6/1, 2017, Page(s) 422-429, ISSN 2168-0485
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b02687

A Fully Automated Continuous-Flow Platform for Fluorescence Quenching Studies and Stern-Volmer Analysis

Author(s): Koen P. L. Kuijpers, Cecilia Bottecchia, Dario Cambié, Koen Drummen, Niels J. König, Timothy Noël
Published in: Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Issue 57/35, 2018, Page(s) 11278-11282, ISSN 1433-7851
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201805632

Photoinduced Palladium-Catalyzed Negishi Cross-Couplings Enabled by the Visible-Light Absorption of Palladium-Zinc Complexes

Author(s): Irini Abdiaj, Lena Huck, José Miguel Mateo, Antonio de la Hoz, M. Victoria Gomez, Angel Díaz-Ortiz, Jesús Alcázar
Published in: Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Issue 57/40, 2018, Page(s) 13231-13236, ISSN 1433-7851
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201808654

Liquid phase oxidation chemistry in continuous-flow microreactors

Author(s): Hannes P. L. Gemoets, Yuanhai Su, Minjing Shang, Volker Hessel, Rafael Luque, Timothy Noël
Published in: Chem. Soc. Rev., Issue 45/1, 2016, Page(s) 83-117, ISSN 0306-0012
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00447K

Mild ultrasound-assisted synthesis of TiO2 supported on magnetic nanocomposites for selective photo-oxidation of benzyl alcohol

Author(s): Juan C. Colmenares, Weiyi Ouyang, Manuel Ojeda, Ewelina Kuna, Olga Chernyayeva, Dmytro Lisovytskiy, Sudipta De, Rafael Luque, Alina M. Balu
Published in: Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Issue 183, 2016, Page(s) 107-112, ISSN 0926-3373
DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2015.10.034

Applications of Continuous-Flow Photochemistry in Organic Synthesis, Material Science, and Water Treatment

Author(s): Dario Cambié, Cecilia Bottecchia, Natan J. W. Straathof, Volker Hessel, Timothy Noël
Published in: Chemical Reviews, Issue 116/17, 2016, Page(s) 10276-10341, ISSN 0009-2665
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00707

Revealing Complexity of Nanoparticle Synthesis in Solution by in Situ Hard X-ray Spectroscopy—Today and Beyond

Author(s): Dorota Koziej
Published in: Chemistry of Materials, Issue 28/8, 2016, Page(s) 2478-2490, ISSN 0897-4756
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b00486

Visible Light-Induced Trifluoromethylation and Perfluoroalkylation of Cysteine Residues in Batch and Continuous Flow

Author(s): Cecilia Bottecchia, Xiao-Jing Wei, Koen P. L. Kuijpers, Volker Hessel, Timothy Noël
Published in: The Journal of Organic Chemistry, Issue 81/16, 2016, Page(s) 7301-7307, ISSN 0022-3263
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b01031

Wheat bran valorisation: Towards photocatalytic nanomaterials for benzyl alcohol photo-oxidation

Author(s): Weiyi Ouyang, Jose M. Reina, Ewelina Kuna, Alfonso Yepez, Alina M. Balu, Antonio A. Romero, Juan Carlos Colmenares, Rafael Luque
Published in: Journal of Environmental Management, 2016, ISSN 0301-4797
DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.07.013

Mechanochemical Synthesis of TiO2 Nanocomposites as Photocatalysts for Benzyl Alcohol Photo-Oxidation

Author(s): Weiyi Ouyang, Ewelina Kuna, Alfonso Yepez, Alina Balu, Antonio Romero, Juan Colmenares, Rafael Luque
Published in: Nanomaterials, Issue 6/5, 2016, Page(s) 93, ISSN 2079-4991
DOI: 10.3390/nano6050093

Batch and Flow Synthesis of Disulfides by Visible-Light-Induced TiO 2 Photocatalysis

Author(s): Cecilia Bottecchia, Nico Erdmann, Patricia M. A. Tijssen, Lech-Gustav Milroy, Luc Brunsveld, Volker Hessel, Timothy Noël
Published in: ChemSusChem, Issue 9/14, 2016, Page(s) 1781-1785, ISSN 1864-5631
DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201600602

Disulfide-Catalyzed Visible-Light-Mediated Oxidative Cleavage of C=C Bonds and Evidence of an Olefin-Disulfide Charge-Transfer Complex

Author(s): Yuchao Deng, Xiao-Jing Wei, Hui Wang, Yuhan Sun, Timothy Noël, Xiao Wang
Published in: Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Issue 56/3, 2017, Page(s) 832-836, ISSN 1433-7851
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201607948

A Leaf-Inspired Luminescent Solar Concentrator for Energy-Efficient Continuous-Flow Photochemistry

Author(s): Dario Cambié, Fang Zhao, Volker Hessel, Michael G. Debije, Timothy Noël
Published in: Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Issue 56/4, 2017, Page(s) 1050-1054, ISSN 1433-7851
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201611101

Modeling of photochemical processes in continuous‐flow reactors`

Author(s): Anca Roibu, Simon Kuhn
Published in: Photochemical Processes in Continuous-Flow Reactors: From Engineering Principles to Chemical Applications, 2017