List of publications

PEER-REVIEWED INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS

28.

Unconventional electrochemistry in micro/nanofluidic systems

S. Sarkar, S.C.S. Lai and S.G. Lemay

Micromachines, 2016 (7), 81.

 

 

27.

Deformability assessment of waterborne protozoa using a microfluidic-enabled force microscopy probe

J.S. McGrath, J. Quist, J.R.T. Seddon, S.C.S. Lai, S.G. Lemay and H.L Bridle

PLoS One, 2016 (11), e0150438.

 

 

26.

Impact of surface chemistry on nanoparticle-electrode interactions in the electrochemical detection of nanoparticle collisions

C.-H. Chen, E.R. Ravenhill, D. Momotenko, Y.-R. Kim, S.C.S. Lai and P.R. Unwin

Langmuir, 2015 (31), 11932-11942.

 

 

25.

Nucleation and aggregative growth of palladium nanoparticles on carbon electrodes: Experiment and kinetic model

Y.-R. Kim, S.C.S. Lai, K. McKelvey, G. Zhang, D. Perry, T.S. Miller and P.R. Unwin

J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015 (119), 17389-17397.

 

 

24.

Voltammetric scanning electrochemical cell microscopy: dynamic imaging of hydrazine electro-oxidation on platinum electrodes

C.-H. Chen, L. Jacobse, K. McKelvey, S.C.S. Lai, M.T.M. Koper and P.R. Unwin

Anal. Chem., 2015 (87), 5782-5789.

 

 

23.

Nucleation, aggregative growth and detachment of metal nanoparticles during electrodeposition at electrode surfaces

S.C.S. Lai, R.A. Lazenby, P.M. Kirkman and P.R. Unwin

Chem. Sci., 2015 (6), 1126-1138.

 

 

22.

Pt nanoparticle modified single walled carbon nanotube network electrodes for electrocatalysis: control of the specific surface area over three orders of magnitude

T.S. Miller, S. Sansuk, S.P. E, S.C.S. Lai, J.V. Macpherson and P.R. Unwin

Catal. Today, 2015 (244), 136-145

 

 

21.

High resolution mapping of oxygen reduction reaction kinetics at polycrystalline platinum electrodes

C.-H. Chen, K.E. Meadows, A. Cuharuc, S.C.S. Lai and P.R. Unwin

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014 (16), 18545-18552.

 

 

20.

Electrochemistry at nanoparticles

S.E.F. Kleijn, S.C.S. Lai, M.T.M. Koper and P.R. Unwin

Angew. Chem. Int. Edit. 2014 (53), 3558-3586.

(German version available here)

 

 

19.

Spatially resolved electrochemistry in ionic liquids: surface structure effects on triiodide reduction at platinum electrodes

B.D.B. Aaronson, S.C.S. Lai and P.R. Unwin

Langmuir, 2014 (30), 1915-1919.

 

18.

Scanning electrochemical cell microscopy (SECCM): a new technique for nanoscale electrochemistry and functional imaging

N. Ebejer, A.G. Güell, S.C.S. Lai, K. McKelvey, M.E. Snowden and P.R. Unwin

Annu. Rev. Anal. Chem., 2013 (6), 329-351.

 

 

17.

Pseudo-single-crystal electrochemistry on polycrystalline electrodes: Visualizing activity at grains and grain boundaries on platinum for the Fe2+/Fe3+ redox reaction

B.D.B. Aaronson, C.-H.Chen, H. Li, M.T.M. Koper, S.C.S. Lai and P.R. Unwin

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013 (135), 3873-3880.

 

 

16.

Landing and catalytic characterization of individual nanoparticles on an electrode surface

S.E.F. Kleijn, S.C.S. Lai (joint first author), T.S. Miller, A.I. Yanson, M.T.M. Koper and P.R. Unwin

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012 (134), 18558-18561.

(Highlighted in Nachrichten aus der Chemie, 2013, 6-8)

 

 

15.

Definitive evidence for fast electron transfer at pristine basal plane graphite from high-resolution electrochemical imaging

S.C.S. Lai, A.N. Patel, K. McKelvey and P.R. Unwin

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012 (51), 5405-5408

(Featured as ‘Very Important Paper’ and on the inside front cover )

 

 

14.

In situ scanning electrochemical probe microscopy for energy applications

S.C.S. Lai, J.V. Macpherson and P.R. Unwin

MRS Bull., 2012 (37), 668-674.

 

 

13.

Active sites for outer-sphere, inner-sphere, and complex multistage electrochemical reactions at polycrystalline boron-doped diamond electrodes (pBDD) revealed with scanning electrochemical cell microscopy (SECCM)

H.V. Patten, S.C.S. Lai (joint first author), J.V. Macpherson and P.R. Unwin

Anal. Chem., 2012 (84), 5427-5432.

 

 

12.

Scanning electrochemical cell microscopy: Theory and experiment for quantitative high resolution spatially-resolved voltammetry and simultaneous ion-conductance measurements

M.E. Snowden, A.G. Güell, S.C.S. Lai, K. McKelvey, N. Ebejer, M.A. O’Connell, A.W. Colburn and P.R. Unwin

Anal. Chem., 2012 (84), 2483-2491.

 

 

11.

Visualizing zeptomole (electro)catalysis at single nanoparticles within an ensemble

S.C.S. Lai, P.V. Dudin, J.V. Macpherson and P.R. Unwin

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011 (133), 10744-10747.

(Highlighted in Nature Materials, 2011, 558-559)

 

 

10.

Influence of ultrathin poly-(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) film supports on the electrodeposition and electrocatalytic activity of discrete platinum nanoparticles

H.V. Patten, E. Ventosa, A. Colina, V. Ruiz, J. Lopez-Palacios, A.J. Wain, S.C.S. Lai, J.V. Macpherson and P.R. Unwin

J. Solid State Electrochem., 2011(15), 2331-2339.

 

 

9.

Electrocatalytic oxidation of alcohols on gold in alkaline media: Base or gold catalysis?

Y. Kwon, S.C.S. Lai, P. Rodriguez and M.T.M. Koper

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011 (133), 6914-6917.

 

 

8.

Effects of electrolyte pH and composition on the ethanol electro-oxidation reaction

S.C.S. Lai, S.E.F. Kleijn, F.T.Z. Öztürk, V.C. van Rees Vellinga, J. Koning, P. Rodriguez and M.T.M. Koper

Catal. Today, 2010 (154), 92-104.

 

 

7.

The influence of solution-phase HNO2 decomposition on the electrocatalytic nitrite reduction at a hemin-pyrolitic graphite electrode

M. Duca, S. Khamseh, S.C.S. Lai and M.T.M. Koper

Langmuir, 2010 (26), 12418-12424.

 

 

6.

New insights into the mechanism of nitrite reduction on a platinum electrode

M. Duca, V. Kavvadia, P. Rodriguez, S.C.S. Lai, T. Hoogenboom and M.T.M. Koper

J. Electroanal. Chem., 2010 (649), 59-68.

 

 

5.

The influence of surface structure on selectivity in the ethanol electro-oxidation reaction on platinum

S.C.S. Lai and M.T.M. Koper

J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2010 (1), 1122-1125.

 

 

4.

Ethanol electro-oxidation on platinum in alkaline media

S.C.S. Lai and M.T.M. Koper

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2009 (11), 10446-10456.

 

 

3.

Mechanism of the dissociation and electrooxidation of ethanol and acetaldehyde on platinum as studied by SERS

S.C.S. Lai, S.E.F. Kleijn, V. Rosca and M.T.M. Koper

J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008 (112), 19080-19087.

 

 

2.

Electro-oxidation of ethanol and acetaldehyde on platinum single-crystal electrodes

S.C.S. Lai and M.T.M. Koper

Faraday Discuss., 2008 (140), 399-416.

 

 

1.

Mechanisms of carbon monoxide and methanol oxidation at single-crystal electrodes

S.C.S. Lai, N.P. Lebedeva, T.H.M. Housmans and M.T.M. Koper

Top. Catal., 2007 (46), 320-333.

BOOK CHAPTER

 

Mechanisms of the oxidation of carbon monoxide and small organic molecules at metal electrodes

M.T.M. Koper, S.C.S. Lai and E. Herrero

Fuel Cell Catalysis: A Surface Science Approach (John Wiley and Sons, Hoboken, USA, 2009) 159-208.