Publications

Conrad S, Wolf P, Muller P, Orsted H, Hermans I. Influence of Hydrophilicity on the Sn beta-Catalyzed Baeyer-Villiger Oxidation of Cyclohexanone with Aqueous Hydrogen Peroxide. Chemcatchem. 2017;9:175-182.
Burt SP, Barnett KJ, McClelland DJ, Wolf P, Dumesic JA, Huber GW, et al.. Production of 1,6-hexanediol from tetrahydropyran-2-methanol by dehydration-hydration and hydrogenation. Green Chemistry. 2017;19:1390-1398.
Golt F, Love AM, Hermans I. Developing a Thermodynamic Model for the Interactions between Water and Cu in the Zeolite SSZ-13. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2017;121:6160-6169.
Venegas JM, Grant JT, McDermott WP, Burt SP, Micka J, Carrero CA, et al.. Selective Oxidation of n-Butane and Isobutane Catalyzed by Boron Nitride. Chemcatchem. 2017;9:2118-2127.
Muller P, Hermans I. Applications of Modulation Excitation Spectroscopy in Heterogeneous Catalysis. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 2017;56:1123-1136.
Ipek B, Wulfers MJ, Kim H, Goltl F, Hermans I, Smith JP, et al.. Formation of Cu2O2 (2+) and Cu2O (2+) toward C-H Bond Activation in Cu-SSZ-13 and Cu-SSZ-39. Acs Catalysis. 2017;7:4291-4303.
Goltl F, Muller P, Uchupalanun P, Sautet P, Hermans I. Developing a Descriptor-Based Approach for CO and NO Adsorption Strength to Transition Metal Sites in Zeolites. Chemistry of Materials. 2017;29:6434-6444.
Carrero CA, Burt SP, Huang FY, Venegas JM, Love AM, Mueller P, et al.. Supported two- and three-dimensional vanadium oxide species on the surface of beta-SiC. Catalysis Science & Technology. 2017;7:3707-3714.
He JY, Huang KF, Barnett KJ, Krishna SH, Alonso DM, Brentzel ZJ, et al.. New catalytic strategies for alpha,omega-diols production from lignocellulosic biomass. Faraday Discussions. 2017;202:247-267.
Muller P, Wang SC, Burt SP, Hermans I. Influence of Metal Doping on the Lewis Acid Catalyzed Production of Butadiene from Ethanol Studied by using Modulated Operando Diffuse Reflectance Infrared Fourier Transform Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry. Chemcatchem. 2017;9:3572-3582.
Grant JT, McDermott WP, Venegas JM, Burt SP, Micka J, Phivilay SP, et al.. Boron and Boron-Containing Catalysts for the Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Propane. Chemcatchem. 2017;9:3623-3626.
Goltl F, Sautet P, Hermans I. The impact of finite temperature on the coordination of Cu cations in the zeolite SSZ-13. Catalysis Today. 2016;267:41-46.
Muller P, Wolf P, Hermans I. Insights into the Complexity of Heterogeneous Liquid-Phase Catalysis: Case Study on the Cyclization of Citronellal. Acs Catalysis. 2016;6:2760-2769.
Xu Z, Chada JP, Zhao D, Carrero CA, Kim YT, Rosenfeld DC, et al.. Production of Linear Octenes from Oligomerization of 1-Butene over Carbon-Supported Cobalt Catalysts. Acs Catalysis. 2016;6:3815-3825.
Wolf P, Valla M, Nunez-Zarur F, Comas-Vives A, Rossini AJ, Firth C, et al.. Correlating Synthetic Methods, Morphology, Atomic-Level Structure, and Catalytic Activity of Sn-beta Catalysts. Acs Catalysis. 2016;6:4047-4063.
Muller P, Burt SP, Love AM, McDermott WP, Wolf P, Hermans I. Mechanistic Study on the Lewis Acid Catalyzed Synthesis of 1,3-Butadiene over Ta-BEA Using Modulated Operando DRIFTS-MS. Acs Catalysis. 2016;6:6823-6832.
Hernandez B, Iglesias J, Morales G, Paniagua M, Lopez-Aguado C, Fierro JLG, et al.. One-pot cascade transformation of xylose into gamma-valerolactone (GVL) over bifunctional Bronsted-Lewis Zr-Al -beta zeolite. Green Chemistry. 2016;18:5777-5781.
Karanjkar PU, Burt SP, Chen XL, Barnett KJ, Ball MR, Kumbhalkar MD, et al.. Effect of carbon supports on RhRe bifunctional catalysts for selective hydrogenolysis of tetrahydropyran-2-methanol. Catalysis Science & Technology. 2016;6:7841-7851.
Grant JT, Love AM, Carrero CA, Huang F, Panger J, Verel R, et al.. Improved Supported Metal Oxides for the Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Propane. Topics in Catalysis. 2016;59:1545-1553.
Goltl F, Michel C, Andrikopoulos PC, Love AM, Hafner J, Hermans I, et al.. Computationally Exploring Confinement Effects in the Methane-to-Methanol Conversion Over Iron-Oxo Centers in Zeolites. ACSCatalysis. 2016;6:8404-8409.
Ro I, Sener C, Stadelman TM, Ball MR, Venegas JM, Burt SP, et al.. Measurement of intrinsic catalytic activity of Pt monometallic and Pt-MoOx interfacial sites over visible light enhanced PtMoOx/SiO2 catalyst in reverse water gas shift reaction. Journal of Catalysis. 2016;344:784-794.
Wolf P, Liao WC, Ong TC, Valla M, Harris JW, Gounder R, et al.. Identifying Sn Site Heterogeneities Prevalent Among Sn-Beta Zeolites. Helvetica Chimica Acta. 2016;99:916-927.
Love AM, Carrero CA, Chieregato A, Grant JT, Conrad S, Verel R, et al.. Elucidation of Anchoring and Restructuring Steps during Synthesis of Silica-Supported Vanadium Oxide Catalysts. Chemistry of Materials. 2016;28:5495-5504.
Grant JT, Carrero CA, Goeltl F, Venegas J, Mueller P, Burt SP, et al.. Selective oxidative dehydrogenation of propane to propene using boron nitride catalysts. Science. 2016;354:1570-1573.
Soares GB, Vaz CMP, Ribeiro C, Hermans I. Insight into the Photocatalytical Activity of TiO2 Nanoparticles Through the Electrochemical Characterization of Carbon Paste Electrodes. Electrocatalysis. 2015;6:92-101.
Steenackers B, Campagnol N, Fransaer J, Hermans I, De Vos D. Electron Transfer-Initiated Epoxidation and Isomerization Chain Reactions of beta-Caryophyllene. Chemistry-A European Journal. 2015;21:2146-2156.
Hammond C, Hermans I, Dimitratos N. Biomimetic Oxidation with Fe-ZSM-5 and H2O2? Identification of an Active, Extra-Framework Binuclear Core and an Fe-III-OOH Intermediate with Resonance-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy. Chemcatchem. 2015;7:434-440.
Goltl F, Sautet P, Hermans I. Can Dynamics Be Responsible for the Complex Multipeak Infrared Spectra of NO Adsorbed to Copper(II) Sites in Zeolites?. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 2015;54:7799-7804.
Carrasquillo-Flores R, Ro I, Kumbhalkar MD, Burt S, Carrero CA, Alba-Rubio AC, et al.. Reverse Water-Gas Shift on Interfacial Sites Formed by Deposition of Oxidized Molybdenum Moieties onto Gold Nanoparticles. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2015;137:10317-10325.
Conrad S, Verel R, Hammond C, Wolf P, Goltl F, Hermans I. Silica-Grafted Sn-IV Catalysts in Hydrogen-Transfer Reactions. Chemcatchem. 2015;7:3270-3278.
Lee J, Burt SP, Carrero CA, Alba-Rubio AC, Ro I, O'Neill BJ, et al.. Stabilizing cobalt catalysts for aqueous-phase reactions by strong metal-support interaction. Journal of Catalysis. 2015;330:19-27.
Wolf P, Valla M, Rossini AJ, Comas-Vives A, Nunez-Zarur F, Malaman B, et al.. NMR Signatures of the Active Sites in Sn-beta Zeolite. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 2014;53:10179-10183.
Hermans I, Teles JH, Dehn R, Bruggemann TC, Send R, Plessow PN. Formation Mechanism of Alkyl Nitrites, Valuable Intermediates in C1-Upgrading Chemistry and Oxidation Processes. Topics in Catalysis. 2014;57:1256-1264.
Spier E, Neuenschwander U, Hermans I. Insights into the Cobalt(II)-Catalyzed Decomposition of Peroxide. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 2013;52:1581-1585.
Mellaerts R, Delvaux J, Leveque P, Wuyts B, Van den Mooter G, Augustijns P, et al.. Screening protocol for identifying inorganic oxides with anti-oxidant and pro-oxidant activity for biomedical, environmental and food preservation applications. Rsc Advances. 2013;3:900-909.
Turra N, Neuenschwander U, Hermans I. Molecule-Induced Peroxide Homolysis. Chemphyschem. 2013;14:1666-1669.
Spier E, Hermans I. Enhancing the Deperoxidation Activity of Cobalt(II)Acetylacetonate by the Addition of Octanoic Acid. Chemphyschem. 2013;14:3384-3388.
Mania P, Verel R, Jenny F, Hammond C, Hermans I. Thermal Restructuring of Silica-Grafted TiClx Species and Consequences for Epoxidation Catalysis. Chemistry-A European Journal. 2013;19:9849-9858.
Mania P, Conrad S, Verel R, Hammond C, Hermans I. Thermal restructuring of silica-grafted -CrO2Cl and -VOCl2 species. Dalton Transactions. 2013;42:12725-12732.
Hammond C, Straus J, Righettoni M, Pratsinis SE, Hermans I. Nanoparticulate Tungsten Oxide for Catalytic Epoxidations. Acs Catalysis. 2013;3:321-327.
Hammond C, Schuemperli MT, Conrad S, Hermans I. Hydrogen Transfer Processes Mediated by Supported Iridium Oxide Nanoparticles. Chemcatchem. 2013;5:2983-2990.
Fella CM, Uhl AR, Hammond C, Hermans I, Romanyuk YE, Tiwari AN. Formation mechanism of Cu2ZnSnSe4 absorber layers during selenization of solution deposited metal precursors. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 2013;567:102-106.
Aellig C, Scholz D, Conrad S, Hermans I. Intensification of TEMPO-mediated aerobic alcohol oxidations under three-phase flow conditions. Green Chemistry. 2013;15:1975-1980.
Van de Vyver S, Helsen S, Geboers J, Yu F, Thomas J, Smet M, et al.. Mechanistic Insights into the Kinetic and Regiochemical Control of the Thiol-Promoted Catalytic Synthesis of Diphenolic Acid. Acs Catalysis. 2012;2:2700-2704.
Schumperli MT, Hammond C, Hermans I. Developments in the Aerobic Oxidation of Amines. Acs Catalysis. 2012;2:1108-1117.
Schumperli MT, Hammond C, Hermans I. Reactivity of alpha-amino-peroxyl radicals and consequences for amine oxidation chemistry. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 2012;14:11002-11007.
Neuenschwander U, Neuenschwander J, Hermans I. Cavitation-induced radical-chain oxidation of valeric aldehyde. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry. 2012;19:1011-1014.
Neuenschwander U, Meier E, Hermans I. Catalytic Epoxidations with Peroxides: Molybdenum Trioxide Species as the Origin of Allylic Byproducts. Chemistry-A European Journal. 2012;18:6776-6780.
Neuenschwander U, Hermans I. Thermal and catalytic formation of radicals during autoxidation. Journal of Catalysis. 2012;287:1-4.
Neuenschwander U, Czarniecki B, Hermans I. Origin of Regioselectivity in alpha-Humulene Functionalization. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2012;77:2865-2869.
Hammond C, Conrad S, Hermans I. Oxidative Methane Upgrading. Chemsuschem. 2012;5:1668-1686.
Hammond C, Conrad S, Hermans I. Simple and Scalable Preparation of Highly Active Lewis Acidic Sn-beta. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 2012;51:11736-11739.
Aellig C, Scholz D, Hermans I. Metal-Free Aerobic Alcohol Oxidation: Intensification under Three-Phase Flow Conditions. Chemsuschem. 2012;5:1732-1736.
Aellig C, Neuenschwander U, Hermans I. Acid-Catalyzed Decomposition of the Benzyl Nitrite Intermediate in HNO3-Mediated Aerobic Oxidation of Benzyl Alcohol. Chemcatchem. 2012;4:525-529.
Aellig C, Hermans I. Continuous D-Fructose Dehydration to 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural Under Mild Conditions. Chemsuschem. 2012;5:1737-1742.
Turra N, Acuna AB, Schimmoller B, Mayr-Schmolzer B, Mania P, Hermans I. Aerobic Oxidation of Cyclohexane Catalyzed by Flame-Made Nano-Structured Co/SiO2 Materials. Topics in Catalysis. 2011;54:737-745.
Neuenschwander U, Meier E, Hermans I. Peculiarities of beta-Pinene Autoxidation. Chemsuschem. 2011;4:1613-1621.
Neuenschwander U, Hermans I. The Conformations of Cyclooctene: Consequences for Epoxidation Chemistry. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2011;76:10236-10240.
Aellig C, Girard C, Hermans I. Aerobic Alcohol Oxidations Mediated by Nitric Acid. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 2011;50:12355-12360.
Wee LH, Bajpe SR, Janssens N, Hermans I, Houthoofd K, Kirschhock CEA, et al.. Convenient synthesis of Cu-3(BTC)(2) encapsulated Keggin heteropolyacid nanomaterial for application in catalysis. Chemical Communications. 2010;46:8186-8188.
Turra N, Neuenschwander U, Baiker A, Peeters J, Hermans I. Mechanism of the Catalytic Deperoxidation of tert-Butylhydroperoxide with Cobalt(II) Acetylacetonate. Chemistry-A European Journal. 2010;16:13226-13235.
Neuenschwander U, Turra N, Aellig C, Mania P, Hermans I. Understanding Selective Oxidations. Chimia. 2010;64:225-230.
Neuenschwander U, Hermans I. Autoxidation of alpha-pinene at high oxygen pressure. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 2010;12:10542-10549.
Neuenschwander U, Guignard F, Hermans I. Mechanism of the Aerobic Oxidation of alpha-Pinene. Chemsuschem. 2010;3:75-84.
Hermans I, Spier ES, Neuenschwander U, Turra N, Baiker A. Selective Oxidation Catalysis: Opportunities and Challenges. Topics in Catalysis. 2009;52:1162-1174.
Hermans I. Frontiers in Catalysis and Materials Chemistry: The 3rd IDECAT Conference on Catalysis. Chemcatchem. 2009;1:415-416.
Romanus K, Van Neer W, Marinova E, Verbeke K, Luypaerts A, Accardo S, et al.. Brassicaceae seed oil identified as illuminant in Nilotic shells from a first millennium AD Coptic church in Bawit, Egypt. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 2008;390:783-793.
Hermans I, Peeters J, Jacobs PA. Autoxidation of Hydrocarbons: From Chemistry to Catalysis. Topics in Catalysis. 2008;50:124-132.
Hermans I, Peeters J, Jacobs PA. Autoxidation chemistry: Bridging the gap between homogeneous radical chemistry and (heterogeneous) catalysis. Topics in Catalysis. 2008;48:41-48.
Hermans I, Peeters J, Jacobs PA. Origin of byproducts during the catalytic autoxidation of cyclohexane. Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 2008;112:1747-1753.
Hermans I, Jacobs P, Peeters J. Pronounced non-Arrhenius behaviour of hydrogen-abstractions from toluene and derivatives by phthalimide-N-oxyl radicals: a theoretical study. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 2008;10:1125-1132.
Hermans I, Van Deun J, Houthoofd K, Peeters J, Jacobs PA. Silica-immobilized N-hydroxyphthalimide: An efficient heterogeneous autoxidation catalyst. Journal of Catalysis. 2007;251:204-212.
Hermans I, Peeters J, Vereecken L, Jacobs PA. Mechanism of thermal toluene autoxidation. Chemphyschem. 2007;8:2678-2688.
Hermans I, Peeters J, Jacobs PA. Autoxidation of ethylbenzene: The mechanism elucidated. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2007;72:3057-3064.
Hermans I, Moens B, Peeters J, Jacobs P, Sels B. Diazo chemistry controlling the selectivity of olefin ketonisation by nitrous oxide. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 2007;9:4269-4274.
Hermans I, Janssen K, Moens B, Philippaerts A, Van Berlo B, Peeters J, et al.. Solvent- and metal-free ketonization of fatty acid methyl esters and triacylglycerols with nitrous oxide. Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis. 2007;349:1604-1608.
Hermans I, Jacobs P, Peeters J. Autoxidation catalysis with N-hydroxyimides: more-reactive radicals or just more radicals?. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 2007;9:686-690.
Hermans I, Jacobs P, Peeters J. The formation of byproducts in the autoxidation of cyclohexane. Chemistry-A European Journal. 2007;13:754-761.
Hermans I, Breynaert E, Poelman H, De Gryse R, Liang D, Van Tendeloo G, et al.. Silica-supported chromium oxide: colloids as building blocks. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 2007;9:5382-5386.
Denayer JFM, Huybrechts B, Depla A, Hermans I, Gemoets F, van Buren FR, et al.. Removal of cyclopentadiene from 1-octene by transition metal containing zeolites. Part 1: Screening of the adsorption properties. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials. 2007;103:1-10.
Hermans I, Breynaert E, Peeters J, Maes A, Jacobs PA. Designing a novel heterogeneous catalytic system for cyclohexane autoxidation. Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis. 2007;172:373-376.
Hermans I, Peeters J, Jacobs PA. Enhanced activity and selectivity in cyclohexane autoxidation by inert H-bond acceptor catalysts. Chemphyschem. 2006;7:1142-1148.
Hermans I, Jacobs PA, Peeters J. To the core of autocatalysis in cyclohexane autoxidation. Chemistry-A European Journal. 2006;12:4229-4240.
Hermans I, Jacobs PA, Peeters J. Understanding the autoxidation of hydrocarbons at the molecular level and consequences for catalysis. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A-Chemical. 2006;251:221-228.
Breynaert E, Hermans I, Lambie B, Maes G, Peelers J, Maes A, et al.. Silica-immobilized chromium colloids for cyclohexane autoxidation. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 2006;45:7584-7588.
Hermans I, Nguyen TL, Jacobs PA, Peeters J. Autoxidation of cyclohexane: Conventional views challenged by theory and experiment. Chemphyschem. 2005;6:637-645.
Hermans I, Muller JF, Nguyen TL, Jacobs PA, Peeters J. Kinetics of alpha-hydroxy-alkylperoxyl radicals in oxidation processes. HO2 center dot-initiated oxidation of ketones/aldehydes near the tropopause. Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 2005;109:4303-4311.
Vereecken L, Nguyen TL, Hermans I, Peeters J. Computational study of the stability of alpha-hydroperoxyl-alpha-alkylperoxyl substituted alkyl radicals. Chemical Physics Letters. 2004;393:432-436.
Hermans I, Vereecken L, Jacobs PA, Peeters J. Mechanism of the catalytic oxidation of hydrocarbons by N-hydroxyphthalimide: a theoretical study. Chemical Communications. 2004;:1140-1141.
Hermans I, Nguyen TL, Jacobs PA, Peeters J. Tropopause chemistry revisited: HO2*-initiated oxidation as an efficient acetone sink. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2004;126:9908-9909.