We would like to thank the office of Basic Energy Sciences for the highlight of our PCCP article describing charge transfer across a Fe2O3/NiO heterostructure. You can read the highlight here.
The College of Arts and Sciences at Ohio State has launched a new podcast highlighting the research of its faculty and staff: Voices of Excellence from the College of Arts and Sciences. From x-ray spectroscopy to the design of nanomaterials for catalysis, Robert describes not just the science that we do, but also some of the joys of being […]
Translating Engineering Research K-8 (TEK8) is an outreach program developed by the Colleges of Engineering and Education and Human Ecology. The program communicates the broader impacts of federally funded engineering research while increasing urban middle school students’ interest in engineering and preparing practicing teachers and engineering students to introduce middle school students to the engineering design process. […]
Their paper, “Identifying the Acceptor State in NiO Hole Collection Layers: Direct Observation of Exciton Dissociation and Interfacial Hole Transfer Across a Fe2O3/NiO Heterojunction” has been accepted for publication in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. This article has also been selected for the front cover as well as featured in the 2018 PCCP Hot Articles collection. Congratulations!
Their paper, “Ultrafast Electron Trapping and Defect-Mediated Recombination in NiO Probed by Femtosecond Extreme Ultraviolet Reflection-Absorption Spectroscopy” has been accepted for publication in The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. Congratulations!
Congratulations, Spencer and Stephen!
Advances in Engineering published a highlight of Somnath’s Nano Letters manuscript. You can read the highlight here. Congratulations!
Their paper, “Hole Thermalization Dynamics Facilitate Ultrafast Spatial Charge Separation in CuFeO2 Solar Photocathodes” has been accepted for publication in The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. Congratulations!
The Baker group is losing three outstanding undergraduate students. Josh Graham, Scott Garner, and Skyler Ware have done outstanding work and earned their Bachelor’s degrees from Ohio State. Josh is staying at Ohio State to pursue a master’s degree in teaching and learning, while Scott will start a PhD program at UC Berkeley, and Skyler […]
Their feature article, “Elucidating Ultrafast Electron Dynamics at Surfaces Using Extreme Ultraviolet (XUV) Reflection-Absorption Spectroscopy” has been published in Chemical Communications. Congratulations!
Their paper, “Highly Localized Charge Transfer Excitons in Metal Oxide Semiconductors” has been accepted for publication in Nano Letters. Congratulations!
Their paper, “Surface Electron Dynamics in Hematite (α-Fe2O3): Correlation Between Ultrafast Surface Electron Trapping and Small Polaron Formation” has been accepted for publication in Chemical Science. Congratulations!
We would like to thank the NSF for providing support to study the mechanism of CO2 reduction on metal oxide catalysts using sum frequency generation vibrational spectroscopy. We look forward to working with the Asthagiri group who will provide theoretical insights on this collaborative project.
Congratulations to Anthony, Jakub, and Somnath on getting the first XUV spectroscopy published. The manuscript “Achieving Surface Sensitivity in Ultrafast XUV Spectroscopy: M2,3-Edge Reflection–Absorption of Transition Metal Oxides” has been published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry C. Congratulations!
Their paper “Catalysis at Multiple Length Scales: Crotonaldehyde Hydrogenation at Nanoscale and Mesoscale Interfaces in Platinum–Cerium Oxide Catalysts” has been accepted in the Journal of Physical Chemistry C. Congratulations!
Ohio State receives an NSF MRI award for the purchase of an ambient pressure XPS instrument. Robert Baker is the lead PI on this proposal, and co-PIs include Nicholas Brunelli, Anne Co, David Cole, Gerry Frankel, Umit Ozkan, and Yiying Wu. We would also like to thank Prabir Dutta for his much help with the […]
We are excited to have Anthony join us from Penn State!
Congratulations to Skyler for receiving both the College of Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Research Scholarship and the Mayers Summer Research Fellowship! These awards will support her research efforts in the Baker group this summer and through the next academic year.
Skyler’s poster is recognized as one of the best at the OSU Natural and Mathematical Sciences Undergraduate Research Forum. Nice job, Skyler!
Congratulations to Xin, Elizabeth, Yutichai on our group’s second accepted manuscript. The paper “Photo-Electrochemical CO2 Reduction to Acetate on Iron-Copper Oxide Catalysts” has been accepted to ACS Catalysis. You can read this manuscript under “Papers.”
Congratulations to Xin, Yutichai and Quinn on our group’s first accepted manuscript. The paper “Crotonaldehyde Hydrogenation on Platinum–Titanium Oxide and Platinum–Cerium Oxide Catalysts: Selective C=O Bond Hydrogen Requires Platinum Sites Beyond the Oxide–Metal Interface” has been accepted to Catalysis Science & Technology. You can read this manuscript under “Papers.”
On November 4th Columbus middle school students journeyed to OSU for Breakfast of Science Champions. For this event, middle school students got to experience what it was like to be a scientist in the chemistry department. The students traveled to four different stations around the chemistry department with different chemistry demos as well as some […]
We would like to thank the Department of Energy for supporting our research through the Early Career Research Program. (http://artsandsciences.osu.edu/news/chemist-receives-doe-early-career-award-ohio-state’s-first)
We would like to thank the Air Force Office of Scientific Research for providing our group’s first external funding through the 2015 Young Investigator Research Program.
The group website is now online
Jakub Husek, Becky Bradley, Elizabeth Fugate, and Yuitichai Mueanngern officially join the group as the first graduate students.
The reactor is assembled, and we have begun measuring reaction kinetics for crotonaldehyde hydrogenation on platinum
Quinn Baker joins the group as a research assistant and begins assembling the catalytic reactor
Dr. Xin Yang joins the Baker Group as the first postdoc and begins fabrication of nano-patterned catalysts
Dr. Robert Baker arrives at OSU and begins setting up the new lab