List of publications


A. Dittmer, J. Menze, B. Mei, J. Strunk, H. S. Luftman, R. Gutkowski, I.E. Wachs, W. Schuhmann, M. Muhler, “Surface Structure and Photocatalytic Properties of Bi2WO6 Nanoplatelets Modified by Molybdena Islands from Chemical Vapor Deposition”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 18191 (2016).


D. Bae, A.F. Palmstrom, K. Roelofs, B. Mei, I. Chorkendorff, S.F. Bent, P.C.K Vesborg, “Tailoring mixed halide, wide gap perovskites via multi-step conversion process” ACS Appl. Mat. Interfaces, 8, 14301 (2016).


D. Bae, B. Mei, R. Frydendal, T. Pedersen, B. Seger, O. Hansen, P. C. K. Vesborg, I. Chorkendorff, “Back-Illuminated Si-Based Photoanode with Nickel Cobalt Oxide Catalytic Protection Layer”, ChemElectroChem, (2016) DOI: 10.1002/celc.201500554 – VIP artcile


E. Kemppainen, A. Bodin, B. Sebok, T. Pedersen, B. Seger, B. Mei, D. Bae, P. C. K. Vesborg, J. Halme, O. Hansen, P. D. Lund, I. Chorkendorff, “Scalability and feasibility of photoelectrochemical H2 evolution: The ultimate limit of Pt nanoparticle as an HER catalyst”, Energy Eviron.Sci.,8, 2991 (2015).


G.W. Busser, B. Mei, P. Weide, P. C. K. Vesborg, K. Stührenberg, M. Bauer, X. Huang, M.G. Willinger, I. Chorkendorff, R. Schlögl, M. Muhler, “Cocatalyst Designing: A Regenerable Molybdenum-Containing Ternary Cocatalyst System for Efficient Photocatalytic Water Splitting“, ACS Catal., 5, 5530 (2015).


B. Mei, T. Pedersen, P. Malacrida, D. Bae, R. Frydendal, Ole Hansen, P. C. K. Vesborg, B. Seger, I. Chorkendorff, ”Crystalline TiO2: A Generic and Effective Electron-Conducting Protection Layer for Photoanodes and -cathodes”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 119, 15019 (2015).


E. Madej, F. La Mantia, B. Mei, S. Klink, M. Muhler, W. Schuhmann, E. Ventosa, “Reliable benchmark material for anatase TiO2 in Li-ion batteries: on the role of dehydration of commercial TiO2”, J. Power Sources, 266, 155 (2014).


B. Mei, A.A. Permyakova, R. Frydendal, D. Bae, T. Pedersen, P. Malacrida, O. Hansen, I.E.L. Stephens, P.C.K. Vesborg, B. Seger, I. Chorkendorff, “Iron-Treated NiO as a Highly Transparent p-Type Protection Layer for Efficient Si-Based Photoanodes”, J. Phys. Chem. Letters, 5, 3456 (2014).


B. Mei, B. Seger, T. Pedersen, M. Malizia, O. Hansen, I. Chorkendorff, P.C.K. Vesborg, “Protection of p+-n-Si Photoanodes by Sputter-Deposited Ir/IrOx Thin Films”, J. Phys. Chem. Letters, 5, 1948 (2014).


G.W. Busser, B. Mei, A. Pougin, J. Strunk, R. Gutkowski, W. Schuhmann, M.G. Willinger, R. Schlögl, M. Muhler, “Photodeposition of Copper and Chromia on Gallium Oxide: The Role of Co-Catalysts in Photocatalytic Water Splitting”, ChemSusChem, 7, 1030 (2014).


S. Neubert, A. Ramakrishnan, J. Strunk, H. Shi, B. Mei, L. Wang, M. Bledowski, D. A. Guschin, M. Kauer, Y. Wang, M. Muhler, R. Beranek, “Surface-Modified TiO2 Photocatalysts Prepared by a Photosynthetic Route: Mechanism, Enhancement, and Limits”, ChemPlusChem, 79, 163 (2014).


M.S. Hamdy, R. Amrollahi, I. Sinev, B. Mei, G. Mul, “Strategies to design efficient silica-supported photocatalysts for reduction of CO2”, JACS, 136, 594 (2014).


S. Neubert, P. Pulisova, C. Wiktor, P. Weide, B. Mei, D. A. Guschin, R. A Fischer, M. Muhler, R. Beranek, “Enhanced photocatalytic degradation rates at rutile TiO2 photocatalysts modified with redox co-catalysts”, Catal. Today, 230, 97 (2013).


B. Mei, C. Wiktor, S. Turner, A. Pougin, G. van Tendeloo, R.A. Fischer, M. Muhler, J. Strunk, “Evidence for metal-support interactions in Au-modified TiOx/SBA-15 materials prepared by photodeposition”, ACS Catal., 3, 3041 (2013).


E. Ventosa, W. Xia, S. Klink, F. La Mantia, B. Mei, M. Muhler, W. Schuhmann, “Ammonia-annealed TiO2 as a Negative Electrode Material in Li-Ion Batteries: N Doping or Oxygen Deficiency?” Chem. Eur. J., 19, 14194 (2013).


B. Mei, A. Pougin, J. Strunk, “Influence of photodeposited gold nanoparticles on the photocatalytic activity of titanate species in the reduction of CO2 to hydrocarbons”, J. Catal., 306, 184 (2013).


E. Ventosa, B. Mei, W. Xia, M. Muhler, W. Schuhmann, “TiO2 (B)/Anatase Composites Synthesized by Spray Drying as High Performance Negative Electrode Material in Li-Ion Batteries”, ChemSusChem, 6, 1312 (2013).


J. Masa, A. Zhao, W. Xia, Z. Sun, B. Mei, M. Muhler, W. Schuhmann, “Trace metal residues promote the activity of supposedly metal-free nitrogen-modified carbon catalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction”, Electrochem. Commun., 34, 113 (2013).


B. Mei, H. Byford, M. Bledowski, L. Wang, J. Strunk, M. Muhler, R. Beranek, “Beneficial effect of Nb doping on the photoelectrochemical properties of TiO2 and TiO2-polyheptazine hybrids”, Sol. Energ.y Mat. Sol. C, 117, 48 (2013).


F.E. Oropeza, B. Mei, I. Sinev, M. Muhler, J. Strunk, “Effect of Sn surface states on the photocatalytic activity of anatase TiO2”, Appl. Catal. B, 140, 51 (2013).


J. Schartner, J. Güldenhaupt, B. Mei, M. Rögner, M. Muhler, K. Gerwert, C. Kötting, “Universal Method for Protein Immobilization on Chemically Functionalized Germanium Investigated by ATR-FTIR Difference Spectroscopy”, JACS, 135, 4079 (2013).


G. W. Busser, B. Mei, M. Muhler, “Optimizing the Deposition of Hydrogen Evolution Sites on Suspended Semiconductor Particles using On-Line Photocatalytic Reforming of Aqueous Methanol Solutions”, ChemSusChem, 5, 2200 (2012).


A. Ramakrishnan, S. Neubert, B. Mei, J. Strunk, L. Wang, M. Bledowski, M. Muhler, R. Beranek, “Enhanced performance of surface-modified TiO2 photocatalysts prepared via a visible-light photosynthetic route”, Chem. Commun., 48, 8556 (2012).


B. Mei, A. Becerikli, A. Pougin, D. Heeskens, I. Sinev, W. Grünert, M. Muhler, J. Strunk, “Tuning the acid/base and structural properties of titanate-loaded mesoporous silica by grafting of zinc oxide”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 116, 14318 (2012).


B. Mei, M.D. Sánchez, T. Reinecke, S. Kaluza, W. Xia, M. Muhler, “The synthesis of Nb-doped TiO2 nanoparticles by spray drying: an efficient and scalable method”, J. Mat. Chem., 21, 11781 (2011).


D. Schäfer, C. Madare, A. Savan, M.D. Sánchez, B. Mei, W. Xia, M. Muhler, A. Ludwig, W. Schuhmann, “High-throughput characterization of Pt supported on thin film oxide material libraries applied in the oxygen reduction reaction”, Anal. Chem., 83, 1916 (2011).


W. Xia, B. Mei, M. D. Sanchez, J. Strunk, M. Muhler, “TiO2 coating of high surface area silica gel by chemical vapor deposition of TiCl4 in a fluidized-bed reactor”, J. Nanosc. Nanotechno., 11, 8152 (2011).


C. Jin, M. Holz, W. Xia, B. Mei, S. Kundu, M. Muhler, “Vapor Phase Synthesis of Pt Nanoparticles on Carbon Nanotube-Active Carbon Hierarchical Composites”, ECS Trans., 25, 763 (2009).