List of Publications

RNDr. Štefan VAJDA CSc., Dr.habil. - Publications and Patents


Publications: Over 110, including papers in Journal of the American Chemical Society, Nature Materials, and Nature Nanotechnology; two in Angewandte Chemie, Nano Letters, Nature Communications, Physical Review Letters and Science; three in ACS Nano.
Recent highly cited papers (ISI): Nature Materials (2009), Science (2010), ACS Nano (2013), Nature Nanotechnology (2015).
Editors' Choice: J. Chem. Phys. (2009), Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2011), Nat. Commun. (2019).
Feature Article: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2010), J. Chem. Phys. (2018).
Patents: 7 US Patents issued
Talks: Over 160 talks presented. (Over 90 invited talks at international conferences, including 7 plenary and 11 keynote lectures.)

I. Publications in refereed journals
II. Refereed book chapters
III.  Publications in journals - not refereed papers
IV. Publications in conference proceedings
V. Publications - preprints
VI. Publications in Books of Abstracts - extended reviewed abstracts
VII. Patents
VIII. Invited talks at international conferences
IX. Other invited talks
X. Contributed talks at international conferences
XI. Invited talks at universities and scientific institutes

I. Publications in refereed journals

I-111. "Absence of a pressure gap and atomistic mechanism of the oxidation of pure Co nanoparticles", J. Vijayakumar, T.M. Savchenko, D.M. Bracher, G. Lumbeeck, A. Béché, J. Verbeeck, Š. Vajda, F. Nolting, C.A.F. Vaz, A. Kleibert, Nat Commun 14 (2023), DOI: 10.1038/s41467-023-35846-0, link

Open access

I-110. "Nanoalloy structures and catalysis part 1: general discussion", Faraday Discuss. 242, 106-128 (2023), DOI: 10.1039/D2FD90085H, link

Open access

I-109. "Oxidative dehydrogenation of cyclohexene on atomically precise subnanometer Cu4-nPdn (0≤n≤4) tetramer clusters: The effect of cluster composition and support on performance", J. Jašík, S. Valtera, M. Vaidulych, M. Bunian, Y. Lei, A. Halder, H. Tarábková, M. Jindra, L. Kavan, O. Frank, S. Bartling and S. Vajda, Faraday Discuss. 242, 70-93 (2023), Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/D2FD00108J, link

Open access

I-108. "Mechanism of Catalytic CO2 Hydrogenation to Methane and Methanol Using a Bimetallic Cu3Pd Cluster at a Zirconia Support", A. Mravak, S. Vajda, Vlasta Bonačić-Koutecký, J. Phys. Chem. C, 126, 18306-18312 (2022), DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.2c04921, link,
Supplementary Cover

Open access

I-107. "Hydrogenation of CO2 on Nanostructured Cu/FeOx Catalysts: The Effect of Morphology and Cu Load on Selectivity", K. Simkovičová, M. I. Qadir, N. Žilková, J. E. Olszówka, P. Sialini, L. Kvítek, and Š. Vajda, Catalysts 12, 516 (2022), DOI: 10.3390/catal12050516, link

Open access

I-106. Exploring the Materials Space in the Smallest Particle Size Range: From Heterogeneous Catalysis to Electrocatalysis and Photocatalysis", J. Jašík, A. Fortunelli and Š. Vajda, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 24, 12083-12115 (2022), DOI: 10.1039/D1CP05677H,  2022 PCCP HOT Article and PCCP Perspectives, inside back coverlink

Open access

I-105. “Atom by Atom Built Subnanometer Copper Cluster Catalyst for the Highly Selective Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Cyclohexene”, S. Valtera,  J. Jašík,  M. Vaidulych,  J. E. Olszówka,  M. Zlámalová,  H. Tarábková,  L. Kavan, and  Š. Vajda, J. Chem. Phys. 156, 114302 (2022), DOI: 10.1063/5.0065350, link,

Open access

I-104.

“Probing Active Sites in CuxPdy Cluster Catalysts by Machine-Learning-Assisted X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy”
Y. Liu, A. Halder, S. Seifert, N. Marcella, S. Vajda, and A. I. Frenkel,
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 13, 53363-53374 (2021), DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c06714, link

I-103.

“CO2 Methanation on Cu-Cluster Decorated Zirconia Supports with Different Morphology: A Combined Experimental In Situ GIXANES/GISAXS, Ex Situ XPS and Theoretical DFT Study”
A. Halder, C. Lenardi, J. Timoshenko, A. Mravak, B. Yang, L. K. Kolipaka, C. Piazzoni, S. Seifert, V. Bonačić-Koutecký, A. I. Frenkel, P. Milani, S. Vajda,
ACS Catal. 11, 6210-6224 (2021), DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.0c05029, journal cover, link

I-102.

“Interpreting Operando XANES of Surface-Supported Subnanometer Clusters: When Fluxionality, Oxidation State and Size Effect Fight”
B. Zandkarimi, G. Sun, A. Halder, S. Seifert, S. Vajda, P. Sautet, A. Alexandrova,
J. Chem. Phys. C 124, 10057-10066 (2020), DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c02823, link

I-101. “Catalytic Properties of Model Supported Nanoparticles”
C. T. Campbell, N. Lopez, S. Vajda,
J. Chem. Phys. 152, 140401 (2020), DOI: 10.1063/5.0007579, Special Issue “Catalytic Properties of Model Supported Nanoparticles“, Guest Editors: C. T. Campbell, N. Lopez, S. Vajda, editorial, link,

Open access

I-100. “Structural Reversibility of Cu Doped NU-1000 MOFs under Hydrogenation Conditions”
A. Halder, S. Lee, B. Yang, M. J. Pellin, S. Vajda, Z. Li, Y. Yang, O. K. Farha, J. T. Hupp,
J. Chem. Phys. 152, 084703 (2020), DOI: 10.1063/1.5130600, featured paper & front cover, link,

Open access

I-99. “Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Cyclohexane by Cu vs Pd Clusters: Selectivity Control by Specific Cluster Dynamics”
A. Halder, M.-A. Ha, H. Zhai, B. Yang, M. J. Pellin, S. Seifert, A. N. Alexandrova, S. Vajda,
ChemCatChem. 12, 1307–1315, (2020) DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201901795, front cover, link,

Open access

I-98.

In situ Formed Ir3Li Nanoparticles as Active Cathode Material in Li-Oxygen Batteries”
A. Halder, A. Ngo, X. Luo, H.-H. Wang, J. G. Wen, P. Abbasi, M. Asadi, C. Zhang, D. Miller, D. Zhang, J. Lu, P. C. Redfern, K. C. Lau, R. Amine, R. S. Assary, Y. J. Lee, A. Salehi-Khojin, S. Vajda, K. Amine, L. A. Curtiss,
J. Phys. Chem. A 123, 10047-10056 (2019) DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.9b06875, link

I-97. “Mapping XANES Spectra on Structural Descriptors of Copper Oxide Clusters Using Supervised Machine Learning”
Y. Liu, N. Marcella, J. Timoshenko, A. Halder, B. Yang, L. Kolipaka, M. J. Pellin, S. Seifert, S. Vajda, P. Liu, A. I. Frenkel,
J. Chem. Phys. 151, 164201 (2019) DOI: 10.1063/1.5126597, front cover, link, Featured Article, 2019 Journal of Chemical Physics Edge Article, Cover Page, link,

Open access

I-96.

“Dynamic Interplay between Copper Tetramers and Iron Oxide Boosting CO2 Conversion to Methanol and Hydrocarbons under Mild Conditions”
B. Yang, X. Yu, A. Halder, X. Zhang, X. Zhou, G. J. A. Mannie, E. Tyo, M. J. Pellin, S. Seifert, D. Su, S. Vajda,
ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 7, 14435−14442 (2019), DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b01561, link

I-95. “Subnanometer Cobalt Oxide Clusters as Selective Low Temperature Oxidative Dehydrogenation Catalysts”
S. Lee, A. Halder, G. A. Ferguson, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, D. Teschner, R. Schlögl, V. Papaefthimiou, J. Greeley, L. A. Curtiss, S. Vajda,
Nat. Commun. 10, Article number: 954, p.1-9, published on line February 27, 2019, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-08819-5, Communication, link; Editors’ Highlight,

Open access

I-94.

“Nanoassemblies of Ultrasmall Clusters with Remarkable Activity in Carbon Dioxide Conversion to C1 Fuels”
A. Halder, J. Kioseoglou, B. Yang, K. L. Kolipaka, S. Seifert, J. Ilavsky, M. Pellin, M. Sowwan, P. Grammatikopoulos, S. Vajda,
Nanoscale 11, 4683-4687 (2019), DOI: 10.1039/c8nr06664g, Communication, featured article, link

I-93.

“Using First Principles Calculations to Interpret XANES Experiments: Extracting the Size-dependence of the (p, T) Phase Diagram of Sub-Nanometer Cu Clusters in an O2 Environment”
N. Mammen, L. Spanu, E. C. Tyo, B. Yang, A. Halder, S. Seifert, M. J. Pellin, S. Vajda, S. Narasimhan,
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 31, 144002 (2019), DOI: 10.1088/1361-648X/aafcf9, link

I-92.

“Subnanometer Substructures in Nanoassemblies Formed from Clusters under Reactive Atmosphere Revealed Using Machine Learning”
J. Timoshenko, A. Halder, B. Yang, S. Seifert, M. J. Pellin, S. Vajda, Anatoly I. Frenkel,
J. Phys. Chem. C 122, 21686−21693 (2018), DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b07952, link

I-91.

“Water Oxidation Catalysis via Size-Selected Iridium Clusters”
A. Halder, C. Liu, Z. Liu, J. D. Emery, M. J. Pellin, L. A. Curtiss, P. Zapol, S. Vajda, A. B. F. Martinson,
J. Phys. Chem. C 122, 9965–9972 (2018), DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b01318, link

I-90. Viewpoint: Identification and Implications of Lithium Superoxide in Li-O2 Batteries”
A. Halder, H. H. Wang, K. C. Lau, R. S. Assary, J. Lu, S. Vajda, K. Amine, L. A. Curtiss
ACS Energy Letters 3, 1105-1109 (2018), DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.8b00385, link
I-89.

“Simple Size-controlled Synthesis of Au Nanoparticles and their Size-dependent Catalytic Activity”
P. Suchomel, L. Kvítek, R. Prucek, A. Panáček, A. Halder, S. Vajda, R. Zbořil,
Sci Rep. 8, 4589-1-11 (2018), DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-22976-5, link

I-88.

“Perspective: Size Selected Clusters for Catalysis and Electrochemistry”
A. Halder, L. A. Curtiss, A. Fortunelli, S. Vajda,
J. Chem. Phys. 148, 110901 (2018), DOI: 10.1063/1.5020301, featured article, link,
& J. Chem. Phys. 148 (11), cover page, link

I-87.

“Bimetallic Ag-Pt Sub-Nanometer Supported Clusters as Highly Efficient and Robust Oxidation Catalysts”
F. R. Negreiros, A. Halder, C. Yin, A. Singh, G. Barcaro, L. Sementa, E. C. Tyo, M. J. Pellin, S. Bartling, K.-H. Meiwes-Broer, S. Seifert, P. Sen, S. Nigam, C. Majumder, N. Fukui, H. Yasumatsu, S. Vajda, A. Fortunelli,
 Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 57, 1209 –1213, (2018), DOI: 10.1002/anie.201709784, link

I-86.

“Reversing Size-Dependent Trends of Oxidation of Copper Clusters through Support Effects”
N. Mammen, L. Spanu, E. C. Tyo, B. Yang, A. Halder, S. Seifert, M. J. Pellin, S. Vajda, S. Narasimhan,
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 16-22, (2018), DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201701355, link
& Cover Feature: Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, Issue 1, January 10, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201701492, cover page, link

I-85.

“Highly Efficient Cu-Decorated Iron Oxide Nanocatalyst for Low Pressure CO2 Conversion”
A. Halder, M. Kiliánová, B. Yang, E. C. Tyo, S. Seifert, R. Prucek, A. Panáček, P. Suchomel, O. Tomanec, D. J. Gosztola, D. Milde, H.-H. Wang, L. Kvítek, R. Zbořil, S. Vajda,
Appl. Cat. B 225, 128-138 (2018), DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2017.11.047, link

I-84.

“Copper Cluster Size Effect in Methanol Synthesis from CO2
B. Yang, C. Liu, A. Halder, E. C. Tyo, A. B. F. Martinson, S. Seifert, P. Zapol, L. A. Curtiss, S. Vajda,
J. Phys. Chem. C 121, 10406–10412 (2017), DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b01835, link

I-83.

“Anomalous Diffusion of Single Metal Atoms on a Graphene Oxide Support”
T. Furnival, R. K. Leary, E. C. Tyo, S. Vajda, Q. M. Ramasse, J. Meurig Thomas, P. D. Bristowe, P. A. Midgley,
Chem. Phys. Lett. 683, 370-374 (2017), DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2017.04.071, invited paper, link

I-82.

“Size-Selective Reactivity of Subnanometer Ag4 and Ag16 Clusters on a TiO2 Surface”
P.-T. Chen, E. C. Tyo, M. Hayashi, M. J. Pellin, O. Safonova, M. Nachtegaal, J. van Bokhoven, S. Vajda, P. Zapol,
J. Phys. Chem. C 121, 6614–6625 (2017), DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b11375, link

I-81.

“Alumina-Supported Sub-Nanometer Pt10 Clusters: Amorphization and Role of the Support Material in a Highly Active CO Oxidation Catalyst”
C. Yin, F. R. Negreiros, G. Barcaro, A. Beniya, L. Sementa, E. C. Tyo, S. Bartling, K.-H. Meiwes-Broer, S. Seifert, H. Hirata, N. Isomura, S. Nigam, C. Majumder, Y. Watanabe, A. Fortunelli, S. Vajda,
J. Mater. Chem. A 5, 4923-4931 (2017), DOI: 10.1039/C6TA10989F, link

I-80.

“Bandgap Inhomogeneity of a PbSe Quantum Dot Ensemble from Two-Dimensional Spectroscopy and Comparison to Size Inhomogeneity from Electron Microscopy”
S. Park, D. Baranov, J. Ryu, B. Cho, A. Halder, S. Seifert, S. Vajda, D. Jonas,
Nano Letters 17, 562-571 (2017), DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b03874, link

I-79.

“Water Oxidation by Size Selected Co27 Clusters Supported on Fe2O3
M. J. Pellin, S. C. Riha, E. C. Tyo, G. Kwon, J. A. Libera, J. W. Elam, S. Seifert, S. Lee, S. Vajda,
ChemSusChem. 9, 3005-3011 (2016), DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201600982, link

I-78.

“Temperature-Dependent Evolution of the Oxidation States of Cobalt and Platinum in Co1-xPtx Clusters under H2 and CO + H2 Atmospheres”
B. Yang, G. Khadra, J. Tuaillon-Combes, E. C. Tyo, M. J. Pellin, B. Reinhart, S. Seifert, X. Chen, V. Dupuis, S. Vajda,
J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 21496–21504 (2016), DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b06483, link

I-77.

Editorial: “Nanocatalysis”
A. Fortunelli, S. Vajda,
Catal. Sci.Technol. 6, 6763-6765 (2016), DOI: 10.1039/c6cy90085b, invited paper & journal front cover, link

I-76.

“In Situ Study of the Electronic Structure of Atomic Layer Deposited Oxide Ultrathin Films upon Oxygen Adsorption Using Ambient Pressure XPS”
B. H. Mao, E. Crumlin, E. C. Tyo, M. J. Pellin, S. Vajda, Y. Li, S.-D. Wang, Z. Liu,
Catal. Sci.Technol. 6, 6778–6783 (2016), DOI: 10.1039/c6cy00575f, invited paper, link

I-75.

“Electrochemical Behaviour of Naked Sub-Nanometre Sized Copper Clusters and Effect of CO2
R. Passalacqua, S. Perathoner, G. Centi, A. Halder, E. C. Tyo, B. Yang, S. Seifert,. S. Vajda,
Catal. Sci.Technol. 6, 6977-6985 (2016), DOI: 10.1039/c6cy00942e, invited paper, link

I-74.

“Catalysis Applications of Size-selected Cluster Deposition”
S. Vajda and M. G. White,
ACS Catal. 5, 7152-7176 (2015), DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.5b01816, invited perspective, link

I-73.

“Catalysis by Clusters with Precise Number of Atoms”
E. C Tyo, S. Vajda,
Nat. Nanotech. 10, 577-588 (2015), DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2015.140, invited review, link

I-72.

“Carbon Dioxide Conversion to Methanol over Size-selected Cu4 Clusters at Low Pressures”
C. Liu, B. Yang, E. Tyo, S. Seifert, J. DeBartolo, B. von Issendorff, P. Zapol, S. Vajda, L. A. Curtiss,
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 8676−8679 (2015), DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b03668, Communication, link

I-71.

“Pronounced Size Dependence in Structure and Morphology of Gas-Phase Produced, Partially Oxidized Cobalt Nanoparticles under Catalytic Reaction Conditions”
S. Bartling, C. Yin, I. Barke, K. Oldenburg, H. Hartmann, V. von Oeynhausen, M.-M. Pohl, K. Houben, E. C. Tyo, S. Seifert, P. Lievens, K.-H. Meiwes-Broer, S. Vajda,
ACS Nano 9, 5984–5998, (2015), DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b00791, link

I-70.

“Fischer−Tropsch Synthesis at a Low Pressure on Subnanometer Cobalt Oxide Clusters: The Effect of Cluster Size and Support on Activity and Selectivity”
S. Lee, B. Lee, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, S. Vajda,
J. Phys. Chem. C 119, 11210–11216 (2015), DOI: 10.1021/jp512157d, invited article, link

I-69.

“Editorial: Size-Selected Clusters and Particles: From Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics to Catalysis”
J. A. Van Bokhoven, S. Vajda,
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 16, 26418-26420 (2014), DOI: 10.1039/c4cp90163k, link

I-68.

“A Near Ambient Pressure XPS Study of Subnanometer Silver Clusters on Al2O3 and TiO2 Ultrathin Film Supports”
B. H. Mao, R. Chang, L. Shi, Q. Q. Zhuo, S. Rani, X.-S. Liu, E. C. Tyo, S. Vajda, S. D. Wang, Z. Liu,
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 16, 26645-26652 (2014), DOI: 10.1039/c4cp02325k, invited article, link

I-67.

“Effect of the size-selective silver clusters on lithium peroxide morphology in lithium–oxygen batteries”
J. Lu, L. Cheng, K.C. Lau, E. C. Tyo, X. Luo, J. Wen, D. Miller, R. Assary, H. H. Wang, P. Redfern, H. Wu, J. B. Park, Y. K. Sun, S. Vajda, K. Amine, L. A. Curtiss,
Nat. Commun. 5, 4895 (2014), DOI: 10.1038/ncomms5895, link

I-66.

“PdnAg(4-n) and PdnPt(4-n) Clusters on MgO (100): A Density Functional Surface Genetic Algorithm Investigation”
C. J. Heard, S. Heiles, S. Vajda and R. L. Johnston,
Nanoscale 6, 11777–11788 (2014), DOI: 10.1039/c4nr03363a, link

I-65.

“Atomically Precise (Catalytic) Particles Synthesized by a Novel Cluster Deposition Instrument”
C. Yin, E. Tyo, K. Kuchta, B. von Issendorff, S. Vajda,
J. Chem. Phys. 140, 174201 (2014), DOI: 10.1063/1.4871799, link

I-64.

“Support and Oxidation Effects on Subnanometer Palladium Nanoparticles”
C. J. Heard, S. Vajda, R. L. Johnston
J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 3581-3589 (2014), DOI: 10.1021/jp411019t, link

I-63.

“Size and Support Dependent Evolution of the Oxidation State and Structure by Oxidation of Subnanometer Cobalt Clusters”
C. Yin, F. Zheng, S. Lee, J. Guo, W. C. Wang, G. Kwon, V. Vajda, H. Wang, B. Lee,
J. DeBartolo, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, S. Vajda,
J. Phys. Chem. A 118, 8477−8484 (2014), DOI: 10.1021/jp501817u, link

I-62.

“Reaction Mechanism for Direct Propylene Epoxidation by Alumina-Supported Silver Aggregates: The Role of the Particle/Support Interface”
L. Cheng, C. Yin, F. Mehmood, B. Liu, J. P. Greeley, S. Lee, B. Lee, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, D. Teschner, R. Schlögl, S. Vajda, L. A. Curtiss,
ACS Catal. 4, 32–39 (2014), DOI: 10.1021/cs4009368, link

I-61.

“Catalytic Oxidation of Cyclohexane by Size-selected Palladium Clusters Pinned on Graphite”
V. Habibpour, C. Yin, G. Kwon,  S. Vajda, R. E. Palmer
J. Exp. Nanosci. 8, 993-1003 (2013), DOI: 10.1080/17458080.2013.849821, link

I-60.

“Oxidation and Reduction of Size-Selected Subnanometer Pd Clusters on Al2O3 Surface”
B. H. Mao, R. Chang,  S. Lee, S. Axnanda, E. Crumlin, M. E. Grass, S. D. Wang, S. Vajda, Z. Liu,
J. Chem. Phys. 138, 214304 (2013), DOI: 10.1063/1.4807488, link

I-59.

“Size-Dependent Subnanometer Pd Cluster (Pd4, Pd6 and Pd17) Water Oxidation Electrocatalysis”
G. Kwon, G. A. Ferguson, C. J. Heard, E. C. Tyo, C. Yin, J. DeBartolo, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, A. J. Kropf, J. Greeley, R. L. Johnston, L. A. Curtiss, M. J. Pellin, and S. Vajda,
ACS Nano 7, 5808-5817 (2013), DOI: 10.1021/nn400772s, link

I-58.

“Atomic Layer Deposition of a Submonolayer Catalyst for the Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Performance of Water Oxidation with Hematite”
S. C. Riha, B. M. Klahr, E. C. Tyo, S. Seifert, S. Vajda, M. J. Pellin, T. W. Hamann, A. B. F. Martinson,
ACS Nano 7, 2396-2405 (2013), DOI: 10.1021/nn305639z, link

I-57.

“Structure Sensitivity of Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Cyclohexane over FeOx and Au/Fe3O4 Nanocrystals”
S. Goergen, C. Yin, M. Yang, B. Lee, S. Lee, C. Wang, P. Wu, M. B. Boucher, G. Kwon, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, S. Vajda, M. Flytzani-Stephanopoulos,
ACS Catal. 3, 529-539 (2013), DOI: 10.1021/cs3007582, link

I-56.

“Controlling the Particle Size of ZrO2 Nanoparticles in Hydrothermally Stable ZrO2/MWCNT Composites”
C. Liu, S. Lee, Dong Su, B. Lee, S. Lee, R. E. Winans, C. Yin, S. Vajda, L. Pfefferle, G. L. Haller,
Langmuir 28, 17159−17167 (2012), DOI: 10.1021/la303545y, link

I-55.

“Stable Subnanometer Cobalt Oxide Clusters on Ultrananocrystalline Diamond and Alumina Supports: Oxidation State and the Origin of Sintering-Resistance”
G. A. Ferguson, C. Yin, G. Kwon, E. C. Tyo, S. Lee, J. P. Greeley, P. Zapol, B. Lee, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, and S. Vajda, L. A. Curtiss,
J. Phys. Chem. C 116, 24027–24034 (2012), DOI: 10.1021/jp3041956, link

I-54.

“Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Cyclohexane on Cobalt Oxide (Co3O4) Nanoparticles:
The Effect of Particle Size on Activity and Selectivity”
E. C. Tyo, C. Yin, M. Di Vece, Q. Qian, G. Kwon, S. Lee, B. Lee, J. E. DeBartolo, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, R. Si, B. Ricks, S. Goergen, M. Rutter, B. Zugic, M. Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, Z. Wang, R. E. Palmer, M. Neurock, S. Vajda,
ACS Catal. 2, 2409−2423 (2012), DOI: 10.1021/cs300479a, invited paper, link

I-53.

“Support-dependent Performance of Size-selected Subnanometer Cobalt Cluster-Based Catalysts in the Dehydrogenation of Cyclohexene”
S. Lee, M. Di Vece, B. Lee, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, S. Vajda,
Chem. Cat. Chem. 4, 1632-1637 (2012), DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201200294, invited paper, link

I-52.

“CO Oxidation by Subnanometer AgxAu3–x Supported Clusters via Density Functional Theory Simulations”
F. R. Negreiros, L. Sementa, G. Barcaro, S. Vajda, E. Aprà, A. Fortunelli,
ACS Catal. 2, 1860–1864 (2012), DOI: 10.1021/cs300275v, link

I-51.

“Exploring Computational Design of Size-Specific Subnanometer Clusters Catalysts”
G. A. Ferguson, F. Mehmood, R. Rankin, J. P. Greeley, S. Vajda, L. A. Curtiss,
Top. Catal. 55, 353-365 (2012), DOI: 10.1007/s11244-012-9804-4, link

I-50.

“Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Cyclohexene on Size Selected Subnanometer Cobalt Clusters: Improved Catalytic Performance via Evolution of Cluster-Assembled Nanostructures”
S. Lee, M. Di Vece, B. Lee, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, S. Vajda,
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 14, 9336 - 9342 (2012), DOI: 10.1039/c2cp40162b, invited paper, link

I-49.

“A First-Principle Theoretical Approach to Heterogeneous Nanocatalysis”
F. R. Negreiros, E. Aprà, G. Barcaro, L. Sementa, S. Vajda, A. Fortunelli,
Nanoscale 4, 1208-1219 (2012), DOI: 10.1039/c1nr11051a, link

I-48.

“Simultaneous Measurement of X-ray Small Angle Scattering, Absorption, and Reactivity: A Continuous Flow Catalysis Reactor”
S. Lee, B. Lee, S. Seifert, S. Vajda, R. E. Winans,
Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 649, 200-203 (2011), DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2010.12.172, link

I-47.

Communication: “Suppression of Sintering of Size-Selected Pd Clusters under Realistic Reaction Conditions for Catalysis”
F. Yin, S. Lee, A. Abdela, S. Vajda, R. E. Palmer,
J. Chem. Phys. 134, 141101-1-4 (2011), DOI: 10.1063/1.3575195, link

I-46.

“Cleavage of the C-O-C Bond on Size-Selected Subnanometer Cobalt Catalysts and on
ALD-Cobalt Coated Nanoporous Membranes”
W. Deng, S. Lee, J. A. Libera, J. W. Elam, S. Vajda, C. L. Marshall,
 Appl. Catal. A: General 393, 29-35 (2011), DOI: 10.1016/j.apcata.2010.11.022, link

I-45.

“Size-Dependent Selectivity and Activity of Silver Nanoclusters in the Partial Oxidation of Propylene to Propylene Oxide and Acrolein: A Joint Experimental and Theoretical Study”
L. M. Molina, S. Lee, K. Sell, G. Barcaro, A. Fortunelli, B. Lee, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, J. W. Elam, M. J. Pellin, I. Barke, V. von Oeynhausen, Y. Lei, R. J. Meyer, J. A. Alonso, A. Fraile-Rodríguez, A. Kleibert, S. Giorgio, C. R. Henry, K.-H. Meiwes-Broer, S. Vajda,
Catal. Today 160, 116-130 (2011), DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2010.08.022, invited article, link

I-44.

“Oxidative Decomposition of Methanol on Subnanometer Palladium Clusters: The Effect of Catalyst Size and Support Composition”
S. Lee, B. Lee, F. Mehmood, S. Seifert, J. A. Libera, J. W. Elam, J. Greeley, P. Zapol, L. A. Curtiss, M. J. Pellin, P. C. Stair, R. E. Winans, S. Vajda,
J. Phys. Chem. C 114, 10342–10348 (2010), DOI: 10.1021/jp912220w, link

I-43.

“Combined TPRx, in situ GISAXS and GIXAS Studies of Model Semiconductor-Supported Platinum Catalysts in the Hydrogenation of Ethene”
S. A. Wyrzgol, S. Schäfer, S. Lee, B. Lee, M. Di Vece, XI. Li, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, M. Stutzmann, J. A. Lercher, S. Vajda,
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 12, 5585–5595 (2010), DOI: 10.1039/b926493k, invited feature article, link
2011 Editor’s Choice: Catalysis and surface chemistry - link

I-42.

“Increased Silver Activity for Direct Propylene Epoxidation via Subnanometer Size Effects”
Y. Lei, F. Mehmood, S. Lee, J. P. Greeley, B. Lee, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, J. W. Elam, R. J. Meyer, P. C. Redfern, D. Teschner, R. Schlögl, M. J. Pellin, L. C. Curtiss, S. Vajda,
Science 328, 224-228 (2010), DOI: 10.1126/science.1185200, link

I-41.

“Growth of Metal Oxide Nanowires from Supercooled Liquid Nanodroplets”
M. H. Kim, B. Lee, S. Lee, Ch. Larson, J. M. Baik, C. T. Yavuz, S. Seifert, S. Vajda, R. E. Winans, M. Moskovits, G. D. Stucky, A. M. Wodtke,
Nano Lett. 9, 4138-4146 (2009), DOI: 10.1021/nl902357q, link

I-40.

“Combined Temperature Programmed Reaction and in-Situ X-ray Scattering Studies of Size-Selected Silver Clusters under Realistic Reaction Conditions in the Epoxidation of Propene”
S. Vajda, S. Lee, K. Sell, I. Barke, A. Kleibert, V. von Oeynhausen, K.-H. Meiwes-Broer, A. Fraile-Rodriguez, J. W. Elam, M. J. Pellin, B. Lee, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans,
J. Chem. Phys. 131, 121104-1-4 (2009), DOI: 10.1063/1.3237158, Communication, JCP’s 2009 Editors’ Choice, link

I-39.

“Subnanometre Platinum Clusters as Highly Active and Selective Catalysts for the Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Propane”
S. Vajda, M. J. Pellin, J. P. Greeley, C. L. Marshall, L. A. Curtiss, G. A. Ballentine, J. W. Elam, S. Catillon-Mucherie, P. C. Redfern, F. Mehmood, P. Zapol,
Nat. Mater. 8, 213-216 (2009), DOI: 10.1038/nmat2384, link

I-38.

“Selective Propene Epoxidation on Immobilized Au6-10 Clusters: The Effect of Hydrogen and Water on Activity and Selectivity”
S. Lee, L. M. Molina, M. J. López, J. A. Alonso, B. Hammer, B. Lee, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, J. W. Elam, M. J. Pellin, S. Vajda,
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 48, 1467-1471 (2009), DOI: 10.1002/anie.200804154, link

I-37.

“Optical Properties of Gold Nanoparticles Produced by the Assembly of Size-Selected Clusters: Covering the full Visible Wavelength Range in the Smallest Particle Size Regime”
S. Vajda, G. Wiederrecht, A. Bouhelier, G. Y. Tikhonov, N. Tomczyk, B. Lee, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans,
Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 72, 121-128 (2007), DOI: 10.1135/cccc20070121, link

I-36.

“Charge Transfer Initiated Nitroxyl Chemistry on Free Silver Clusters Ag2-5-: Size Effects and Magic Complexes”
J. Hagen, L. D. Socaciu-Siebert, J. Le Roux, D. Popolan, S. Vajda, T. M. Bernhardt, L. Wöste,
Intl. J. Mass. Spectr. 261, Chava Lifshitz Memorial Issue, 152-158 (2007), DOI: 10.1016/j.ijms.2006.08.008, link

I-35.

“Supported Gold Clusters and Cluster-Based Nanomaterials: Characterization, Stability and Growth Studies by In Situ GISAXS under Vacuum Conditions and in the Presence of Hydrogen”
S. Vajda, R. E. Winans, J. W. Elam, B. Lee, M. J. Pellin, S. Seifert, G. Y. Tikhonov, N. A. Tomczyk,
Top. Catal., Special Issue “Nanotechnology in Catalysis” 39, 161-166 (2006), DOI: 10.1007/s11244-006-0052-3, link

I-34.

“Reactivity of Supported Platinum Nanoclusters Studied by In Situ GISAXS: Clusters Stability under Hydrogen”
R. E. Winans, S. Vajda, G. E. Ballentine, J. W. Elam, B. Lee, M. J. Pellin, S. Seifert, G. Y. Tikhonov, N. A. Tomczyk,
Top. Catal., Special Issue ”Nanotechnology in Catalysis” 39, 145-149 (2006), DOI: 10.1007/s11244-006-0050-5, link

I-33.

“Anomalous Grazing Incidence Small-Angle X-ray Scattering Studies of Platinum Nanoparticles formed by Cluster Deposition”
 B. Lee, S. Seifert, S. J. Riley, G. Y. Tikhonov, N. Tomczyk, S. Vajda, R. E. Winans,
J. Chem. Phys. 123, 074701-1-7 (2005), DOI: 10.1063/1.1999627, link

I-32.

“Ultrafast Nuclear Dynamics Induced by Photodetachment of Ag2- and Ag2O2-: Oxygen Desorption from a Molecular Silver Surface”
L. D. Socaciu-Siebert, J. Hagen, J. Le Roux, D. Popolan, M. Vaida, S. Vajda, T. M. Bernhardt, L. Wöste,
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7, 2706-2709 (2005), DOI: 10.1039/b506034f, link

I-31.

“Coherent Control of the Dynamics of Alkali-Aggregate Fragmentation”
A. Lindinger, C. Lupulescu, J. Le Roux, A. Bartelt, S, Vajda, L. Wöste,
J. Phys. IV, 119, 57-71 (2004), DOI: 10.1051/jp4:2004119009, link

I-30.

“Thermal Stability of Supported Platinum Clusters Studied by In Situ GISAXS”
R. E. Winans, S. Vajda, B. Lee, S. J. Riley, S. Seifert, G. Y. Tikhonov, N. Tomczyk,
J. Phys. Chem. B 108, 18105-18107 (2004), DOI: 10.1021/jp045549p, link

I-29. “Femtosecond Investigations on the Ultrafast Photodissociation Dynamics of CpMn(CO)3 and its Fragment Ions”
C. Lupulescu, S. Vajda, A. Lindinger, A. Merli, L. Wöste,
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 6, 3420-3425 (2004), DOI: 10.1039/b402246g, link
I-28.

“Optimal Control of Ionization Processes in NaK: Comparison between Theory and Experiment”
B. Schäfer-Bung, R. Mitrić, and V. Bonačić-Koutecký, A. Bartelt, C. Lupulescu, A. Lindinger, S. Vajda, S. M. Weber, L. Wöste,
J. Phys. Chem. A 108, 4175-4179 (2004), DOI: 10.1021/jp049153p, link

I-27.

“Optimal Control of Multi-Photon Dissociation and Ionization Processes in Small NamKn Clusters”
A. Bartelt, A. Lindinger, C. Lupulescu, S. Vajda, L. Wöste,
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 6, 1679-1686 (2004), DOI: 10.1039/b317107h, link

I-26.

“Strongly Cluster Size Dependent Reaction Behavior of CO with O2 on Free Silver Cluster Anions”
L. D. Socaciu, J. Hagen, J. Le Roux, D. Popolan, T. M. Bernhardt, L. Wöste, S. Vajda,
J. Chem. Phys. 120, 2078-2081 (2004), DOI: 10.1063/1.1644103, link

I-25.

“Coherent Control of Alkali Cluster Fragmentation Dynamics”
A. Lindinger, C. Lupulescu, A. Bartelt, S. Vajda, L. Wöste,
Spectrochim. Acta 58B, 1109-1124 (2003), DOI: 10.1016/S0584-8547(03)00067-3, link

I-24.

“One Parameter fs-Pulse Form Control on NaK and Na2K”
A. Bartelt, A. Lindinger, C. Lupulescu, S. Vajda, L. Wöste,
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 5, 3610-3615 (2003), DOI: 10.1039/b304567f, link

I-23.

“Femtosecond Pump-Probe Experiments on Non-Stoichiometric Sodium-Fluoride Clusters:
I. First Direct Experimental Observation of Periodical Structural Changes in Na2F”
C. Lupulescu, S. Vajda, A. Lindinger, A. Merli, L. Wöste,
Eur. Phys. J. D 24, 173-176 (2003), DOI: 10.1140/epjd/e2003-00154-1, link

I-22.

“Deciphering the Reaction Dynamics Underlying Optimal Control Laser Fields”
C. Daniel, J. Full, L. González, C. Lupulescu, J. Manz, A. Merli, S. Vajda, L. Wöste,
Science 299, 536-539 (2003), DOI: 10.1126/science.1078517, link

I-21.

“Comparative Investigations of the Phase Shift Distribution by Interferometric Phase Microscopy and fs-Laser-Pulse Analysis on Biological Cells”
J. Beuthan, O. Minet, S. Vajda, G. Müller,
Laser Phys. (Laser Methods in Medicine and Biology) 13, 765-768 (2003), link

I-20.

“Control of Photoinduced Processes by Optimally Shaped Laser Pulses”
S. Vajda, C. Lupulescu, A. Bartelt, A. Merli, L. Wöste,
Trends. Opt. Photonics 22, 475-477 (2002), link

I-19.

“Observation and Theoretical Description of the Periodic Geometric Rearrangement in Electronically Excited Nonstochiometric Sodium-Fluoride Clusters”
S. Vajda, C. Lupulescu, A. Merli, F. Budzyn, L. Wöste, M. Hartmann, J. Pittner, V. Bonačić-Koutecký,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 213404-1-5 (2002), DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.89.213404, link

I-18.

“Analysis and Control of Ultrafast Photodissociation Processes in Organometallic Molecules”
S. Vajda, P. Rosendo-Francisco, C. Kaposta, M. Krenz, C. Lupulescu, L. Wöste,
Eur. Phys. J. D 16, 161-164 (2001), DOI: 10.1007/s100530170082, link

I-17.

“Control of Wavepacket Dynamics in Mixed Alkali Metal Clusters by Optimally Shaped fs Pulses”
A. Bartelt, S. Minemoto, C. Lupulescu, S. Vajda, L. Wöste,
Eur. Phys. J. D 16, 127-131 (2001), DOI: 10.1007/s100530170076, link

I-16.

“Analysis and Control of Laser Induced Fragmentation Processes in CpMn(CO)3
C. Daniel, J. Full, L. González, C. Kaposta, M. Krenz, C. Lupulescu, J. Manz, S. Minemoto, M. Oppel, P. Rosendo-Francisco, S. Vajda, L. Wöste,
Chem. Phys. 267, 247-260 (2001), Special Issue on “Laser Control of Molecular Dynamics”, Guest Editors : R. de Vivie-Riedle, H. Rabitz, and K. Kompa, DOI: 10.1016/S0301-0104(01)00315-9, link

I-15.

“Feedback Optimization of Shaped Femtosecond Laser Pulses for Controlling the Wavepacket Dynamics and Reactivity of Mixed Alkaline Clusters”
S. Vajda, A. Bartelt, C. Kaposta, T. Leisner, C. Lupulescu, S. Minemoto, P. Rosendo-Francisco, L. Wöste,
Chem. Phys. 267, 231-239 (2001), Special Issue on “Laser Control of Molecular Dynamics”, Guest Editors : R. de Vivie-Riedle, H. Rabitz, K. Kompa, DOI: 10.1016/S0301-0104(01)00275-0, link

I-14.

“Ultrafast Fragmentation and Vibrational Dynamics of Triatomic Hetero- and Homonuclear Alkali Metal Clusters”
P. Rosendo-Francisco, C. Lupulescu, B. Baptist, S. Vajda,
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 47, 705-708 (2000), DOI: 10.1002/jccs.200000096, link

I-13.

“Reactions of Size-Selected Metal Cluster Ions”
S. Vajda, T. Leisner, S. Wolf, L. Wöste,
Philos. Mag. B 79, 1353-1366 (1999), DOI: 10.1080/13642819908216976, link

I-12.

“The Relaxation from Linear to Triangular Ag3 Probed by Femtosecond Resonant Two-Photon Ionization”
T. Leisner, S. Vajda, S. Wolf, L. Wöste, R. S. Berry,
J. Chem. Phys. 111, 1017-1021 (1999), DOI: 10.1063/1.479382, link

I-11.

“Observation of Predissociated Excited States in Mixed Alkali Trimer Clusters Na2K and K2Na: Time-Resolved Spectroscopy of Bound-Free Transitions”
S. Vajda, S. Rutz, J. Heufelder, P. Rosendo, H. Ruppe, P. Wetzel, L. Wöste,
J. Phys. Chem. A 102, 4066-4068 (1998), Special Issue: Femtochemistry III, DOI: 10.1021/jp9802984, link

I-10.

“Reactions of Size-Selected Positively Charged Nickel Clusters with Carbon Monoxide in Molecular Beams”
S. Vajda, S. Wolf, T. Leisner, U. Busolt, L. Wöste, D. J. Wales,
J. Chem. Phys. 107, 3492-3497 (1997), DOI: 10.1063/1.474688, link

I-9.

“Angular Dependences of Third Harmonic Generation from Microdroplets”
J. Kasparian, B. Krämer, J. P. Dewitz, S. Vajda, P. Rairoux, B. Vezin, V. Boutou, T. Leisner, W. Hübner, J. P. Wolf, L. Wöste, K. H. Bennemann,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 2952-2955 (1997), DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.78.2952, link

I-8.

“Picosecond Tryptophan Fluorescence of Human Blood Serum Orosomucoid”
M. Hof, S. Vajda, V. Fidler, V. Karpenko,
Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 61, 808-818 (1996), DOI: 10.1135/cccc19960808, link

I-7.

“Femtosecond to Nanosecond Solvation Dynamics in Pure Water and inside γ-Cyclodextrin Cavity”
S. Vajda, R. Jimenez, S. J. Rosenthal, V. Fidler, G. R. Fleming, E. W. Castner Jr.,
J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Transactions 91, 867-873 (1995), DOI: 10.1039/FT9959100867, link

I-6.

“Nanosecond Fluorescence of Tryptophans in Cytochrome P450SCC (CYP11A1):
Effect of Substrate Binding”
P. Anzenbacher, J. Hudeček, S. Vajda, V. Fidler, C. Laroque, R. Lange,
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 181, 1493-1499 (1991), DOI: 10.1016/0006-291X(91)92108-V, link

I-5.

“Time-Resolved Spectroscopy of Polymethine J-Aggregates”
K. H. Feller, M. Gadonas, V. Krasauskas, V. Fidler, S. Vajda,
Laser Chem. 11, 1-12 (1991), DOI: 10.1155/LC.11.1, link

I-4.

“Time-Resolved Fluorescence Study of Chain Dynamics. I. Poly(Methacrylic Acid) in Dilute Water Solutions”
B. Bednář, J. Trněná, V. Fidler, P. Svoboda, S. Vajda, K. Procházka,
Macromolecules 24, 2054-2059 (1991), DOI: 10.1021/ma00008a053, link

I-3.

“Time-Resolved Fluorescence Study of Micellizing Block Copolymers”
K. Procházka, S. Vajda, V. Fidler, B. Bednář, E. Mukhtar, M. Almgren,
A. S. Holmes,
J. Mol. Struct. 219, 377-382 (1990), DOI: 10.1016/0022-2860(90)80085-X, link

I-2.

“Study of Polymer Chain Dynamics in Solution by Time-Resolved Spectrofluorometry”
V. Fidler, S. Vajda, Z. Limpouchová, J. Dvořák, K. Procházka, B. Bednář,
Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 54, 3011-3014 (1989), DOI: 10.1135/cccc19893011, link

I-1.

“Nanosecond fluorometry of the single tryptophan in cytochrome P-450e (P450IIB2)”
P. Anzenbacher, J. Hudeček, S. Vajda, V. Fidler
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 162, 921-925 (1989), DOI: 10.1016/0006-291X(89)90760-2, link

 

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II. Refereed book chapters

II-16.

“Synchrotron Characterization of Clusters for Catalysis”
A. Halder, S Vajda,
in Frontiers of Nanoscience 15, 1-29 (2020), Part of volume: Cluster Beam Deposition of Functional Nanomaterials and Devices, Edited by Paolo Milani, Mukhles Sowwan, Volume 15, DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-08-102515-4.00001-5, invited chapter, link

II-15.

“Subnanometer Size Clusters in Heterogeneous Catalysis, Electrocatalysis and Batteries”
A. Halder, S. Vajda,
in Encyclopedia of Interfacial Chemistry: Surface Science and Electrochemistry,
Ed. K. Wandelt (Elsevier),
On-line in Reference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering, Elsevier, 2018. ISBN 9780128098943, DOI 10.1016/B978-0-12-409547-2.12987-7, link,
Encyclopedia of Interfacial Chemistry: Surface Science and Electrochemistry, Elsevier, 2018, ISBN 9780128097397, pp. 596-606, link

II-14. “Modification of Gas Aggregation Sources: High Pressure and Reactive Gas Magnetron Sputtering”
L. Kolipaka, S. Vajda, DOI: 10.1002/9783527698417.ch13, link
in Gas Phase Synthesis of Nanoparticles, Wiley-VCH, Ed.: Y. Huttel, Chapter 2, ISBN: 978-3-527-34060-6, published June 2017, invited chapter
II-13.

“Atomistic and Electronic Structure Methods for Nanostructured Oxide Interfaces”
G. Barcaro, L. Sementa, F. Ribeiro Negreiros, I. O. Thomas, S. Vajda, A. Fortunelli,
in Oxide Materials at the Two-dimensional Limit, Springer Series in Materials Science, Springer, Eds: F. P. Netzer and A. Fortunelli, Chapter 2, pp. 39-90 (2016) DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-28332-6-2, invited chapter, link

II-12.

“Physical Fabrication of Nanostructured Heterogeneous Catalysts”
C. Yin, E. C. Tyo, S. Vajda,
Chapter 3 in Heterogeneous Catalysis at the Nanoscale for Energy Applications, Eds. F. Tao, W. Schneider, and P. Kamat, Wiley-VCH, ISBN 0470952601, ISBN 978-0470952603, pp. 31-68, (2015), invited chapter, DOI: 10.1002/9781118843468.ch3, link

II-11.

“Ultrafast Dynamics & Control: From Electronic State Population Control to Selective Bond Breaking",
S. Vajda, L. Wöste,
in The Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Third Edition,
Ed.: S. E. Lyshevski, CRC Press: New York, 2014, pp. 4560–4574. ISBN 9781439891346 - CAT# K14119, invited review entry, link

II-10.

“Catalysis by Size-Selected Clusters”,
R. Meyer, Yu Lei, S. Lee, S. Vajda,
in Model Systems in Catalysis: Single Crystals to Supported Enzyme Mimics, Springer, 2010, pp. 345-366, ISBN: 978-0-387-98041-6, link

II-9.

“Smallest Size Regime: Control of Ultrafast Dynamics”
S. Vajda, L. Wöste,
in The Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Second Edition, Editors: J. A. Schwartz, C. Cotescu, and K. Putyera, Taylor & Francis, 2009, pp. 4132 – 4146,
ISBN: 978-0-8493-9639-7 (hardback) 978-0-8493-9638-0 (electronic)
www.informaworld.com, DOI: 10.1081/E-ENN2-120041329, invited review article, link

II-8.

“Control of Photoinduced Processes by Optimally Shaped Laser Pulses in MnCp(CO)3: Recovering the Information Content Coded in the Optimal Pulse Form”
S. Vajda, C. Lupulescu, A. Lindinger, A. Merli, L. Wöste,
in Ultrafast Phenomena XIII, Editors: R. J. D. Miller, M. M. Murnane, N. F. Scherer, A. M. Weiner, Springer Ser. Chem. Phys. 71, ISBN 3-540-00089-5, 2003, pp. 79-81, DOI: 10.1364/UP.2002.FB3, link

II-7.

“Femtosecond Spectroscopy on Metal Clusters”
S. Vajda, A. Bartelt, C. Lupulescu, L. Wöste,
in Adv. Ser. Phys. Chem. 13: Progress in Experimental and Theoretical studies of Clusters, Editors: T. Kondow and F. Mafune, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, ISBN-981-02-3893-2, 2003, pp. 157-187, DOI: 10.1142/9789812775672_0004, link

II-6.

“Controlling the Vibration and Dissociation Dynamics in Triatomic Alkaline Clusters”
S. Vajda, C. Lupulescu, A. Bartelt, F. Budzyn, P. Rosendo-Francisco, L. Wöste,
in Femtochemistry and Femtobiology: Ultrafast Dynamics in Molecular Science,
Editors: A. Douhal and J. Santamaria, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, ISBN: 981-02-4866-0, 2002, pp. 472-480, DOI: 10.1142/9789812777980_0044, link

II-5.

“Analysis and Feedback Control of Ultrafast Fragmentation Processes in CpMn(CO)3
C. Lupulescu, P. Rosendo-Francisco, S. Vajda, L. Wöste,
in Femtochemistry and Femtobiology: Ultrafast Dynamics in Molecular Science,
Editors: A. Douhal and J. Santamaria, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, ISBN: 981-02-4866-0, 2002, pp. 390-398, DOI: 10.1142/9789812777980_0037, link

II-4.

“Feedback Control of Alkali Dimers with Sinusoidal Phase Modulated fs-Pulses”
A. Bartelt, C. Lupulescu, S. Vajda, L. Wöste,
in Femtochemistry and Femtobiology: Ultrafast Dynamics in Molecular Science,
Editors: A. Douhal and J. Santamaria, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, ISBN: 981-02-4866-0, 2002, pp. 481-493, DOI: 10.1142/9789812777980_0045, link

II-3.

“Time-Resolved Observation of Geometrical Reorientations of Metal Clusters”
S. Vajda, S. Wolf, U. Busolt, H. Hess, T. Leisner, L. Wöste,
in: Ultrafast Phenomena XI, Eds.: T. Elsaesser, J. G. Fujimoto, D. A. Wiersma, W. Zinth, Springer Ser. Chem. Phys. 63, Print ISBN 0172-6218, Online ISBN 978-3-642-72289-9, 1998, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-72289-9_145, pp. 482-484, link

II-2.

“Controlling the Vibration and Dissociation Dynamics in Small Molecules and Clusters",
S. Vajda, and L. Wöste,
in Femtochemistry, Eds.: F. C. De Schryver, S. De Feyter, G. Schweitzer,
John Wiley-VCH, 2001, ISBN: 9783527302598 (Hardback); 9783527600182 (Electronic), link (book), Chapter 10, pp. 199-216, DOI: 10.1002/3527600183.ch10, link

II-1.

“Size Dependent Ultrafast Relaxation Phenomena in Metal Clusters”
R. S. Berry, V. Bonačić-Koutecký, J. Gauss, T. Leisner, J. Manz, B. Reischl-Lenz,
H. Ruppe, S. Rutz, E. Schreiber, S. Vajda, R. de Vivie-Riedle, S. Wolf, L. Wöste,
in Adv. Chem. Phys., Volume 101: Chemical Reactions and their Control on the Femtosecond Time-Scale, XXth Solvay Conference on Chemistry, Edited by P. Gaspard, I. Burghardt, Series Editors: I. Prigogine and S. A. Rice, John Wiley & Sons, 1997, ISBN 0-471-18048-3, pp. 101-139, DOI: 10.1002/9780470141601.ch4, link

 

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III. Publications in journals - not refereed papers

III-1.

“Tiny Trimer, Big Results”,
L. A. Curtiss, J. E. Greeley, S. Vajda,
The Chemical Engineer 829/830, 46-48 (2010) (published monthly by the Institution of Chemical Engineers, London, Great Britain), invited article

IV. Publications in conference proceedings

IV-13.

“Time-resolved imaging and analysis of single atom diffusion on graphene oxide”
T. Furnival, R. Leary, E. C. Tyo, S. Vajda, J. M. Thomas, P. D. Bristowe, P. A. Midgley,
in European Microscopy Congress 2016: Proceedings, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, ISBN 9783527808465, 2016,
DOI: 10.1002/9783527808465.EMC2016.5129, link

IV-12.

“In situ Real Time Monitoring of Pt-VO2 Nanoparticle-Nanowire Assembly by GISAXS”
C. T. Yavuz, S. Lee, B. Lee, M. H. Kim, J. M. Baik, S. Seifert, S. Vajda, C. Larson, R. E. Winans, M. Moskovits, A. M. Wodtke, G. D. Stucky,
in Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications II, Eds.: T. George, M. S. Islam, A. K. Dutta, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7679, 76792D - D9, 2010, DOI: 10.1117/12.851255, link

IV-11.

“Supported Size-Selected Clusters as Model Nanocatalysts for Highly Selective and Efficient Oxidation Reactions”
S. Vajda, G. E. Ballentine, S. Lee, S. Mucherie, C. L. Marshall, J. W. Elam, M. J. Pellin, B. Lee, C. Lo, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, A. Kleibert, K. Sell, V. von Oyenhausen, K.-H. Meiwes-Broer,
Proceedings of the XII ISMB Conference in Freiburg, 2007, pp. 88-91

IV-10.

“Optimal Control on Multi-Photon Ionization Dynamics of Small Alkali Aggregates”
A. Lindinger, A. Bartelt, S. Vajda, L. Wöste,
in Proc. SPIE – Int. Soc. Opt. Eng. 2003 Vol.5258 “Atomic and Molecular Physics”, Editor: J. Held, SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 0277-786X/03, 2004, pp. 25-39, DOI: 10.1117/12.544329, link

IV-9.

“Spectroscopy of Mass-Selected Neutral Clusters: Femtosecond Dynamics of Agn
T. Leisner, S. Rutz, G. Sommerer, S. Vajda, S. Wolf, E. Schreiber, L. Wöste,
In AIP Conference Proceedings 1996, Vol. 364, ”Fast Elementary Processes in Chemical and Biological Systems“, Ed. A. Tramer, AIP Press, Woodbury, New York pp. 603 – 609, 10.1063/1.50175, DOI: 10.1063/1.50175, link

IV-8.

“Orosomucoid: A Global Analysis of Tryptophan Fluorescence”
M. Hof, V. Karpenko, S. Vajda, V. Fidler, J. R. Gilchrist, A. Goldin, D. Syme,
in “XV. IUPAC Symposium on Photochemistry“, Prague, Czech Republic, 1994, pp. 298

IV-7.

“Intramolecular Energy Transfer in a Novel Reactive Fluorescent Dye”
P. Kapusta, V. Fidler, S. Vajda, A. Julak, M. Nepras, S. Lunak, Jr., M. Seps
in “XV. IUPAC Symposium on Photochemistry“, Prague, Czech Republic, 1994, pp. 313

IV-6.

“Cyclodextrin/Laser Dye Complexation and Spectroscopy”
B. Nohova, S. Vajda, V. Fidler
in “Minutes Int. Symp. Cyclodextrins”, Ed. D. Duchène, Editions de Sante Publishers, Paris, France, 1992, pp. 182-185

IV-5.

“Time-resolved Fluorescence Study of Intramolecular Energy Transfer”
P. Kapusta, V. Fidler, S. Vajda, M. Nepras, M. Seps, S. Lunak Jr.
in Proc. Central European Photochemistry Conference, Krems, Austria, 1993, pp N/A

IV-4.

“Spectroscopy of New Reactive Fluorescent Dyes: A Model System for Energy Transfer Study”
P. Kapusta, V. Fidler, S. Vajda, M. Nepras, S. Lunak, M. Seps
in Proc. XVth Int. Conf. on Photochemistry, Vancouver, Canada, 1993, pp. 300.

IV-3.

“Solvation Dynamics”
V. Fidler, K. Krijtová, Š. Vajda, J. Schröder
in Proc. XVth Conf. on Photochemistry, Paris, Vol. II, 1991, pp. 24

IV-2.

“Time-resolved Spectroscopy of Polymethine J-aggregates”
K. H. Feller, R. Gadonas, V. Krasauskas, V. Fidler, Š. Vajda
in Proc. VI. ICEET, Prague, Czechoslovakia, Vol.2, 1989, pp. 116

IV-1.

“Dynamics of Block Copolymers by Fluorescence Measurements”
K. Procházka, V. Fidler, S. Vajda, B. Bednar, E. Mukhtar, M. Almgren, A. S. Holmes,
in Proc. VIII. ICEET, Prague, Czechoslovakia, Vol.2, 1989, pp. 223

 

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V. Preprints

V-11.

 “Size-and support-dependent electronic and catalytic properties of size selected cluster catalysts on methanation of CO: A combined GIXAS, GISAXS and TPRx study”,
S. Lee, B. Lee, S. Seifert, S. Vajda,
American Chemical Society, Division of Energy & Fuels 60 (1), pp. 230-231 (2015)

V-10.

“In Situ X-ray Studies of Subnanometer and Nanometer Size Cluster-Based Catalysts in Selective oxidation Reactions”,
S. Vajda,
American Chemical Society, Division of Energy & Fuels 59 (2), pp. 634-635 (2014)

V-9.

“Subnanometer to Nanometer Size Catalysts for C-H Bond Activation: From Precious Metals to Alternatives”,
S. Vajda, S. Lee, M. Di Vece, B. Lee, S. Seifert, R. Winans, L. Pfefferle, G. Haller, G. Ferguson, J. Greeley, L. Curtiss, Q. Qian, M. Neurock
Prepr. Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Pet. Chem., 2013, 58 (1) pp. 214-215

V-8.

“Gold Doped Cobalt Oxide Nanocatalysts: An in-situ Investigation Using Synchrotron Radiation”,
E. C. Tyo, C. Yin, M. Di Vece, Q. Qian, R. Si, M. Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, S. Lee, B. Lee, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, Z.W. Wang, R. E. Palmer, M. Neurock, S. Vajda
Prepr. Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Pet. Chem., 2013, 58 (1), pp. 1059-1060

V-7.

“Size-and composition optimized Sub-Nanometer and nm size catalysts for low-temperature jet-fuel activation”,
S. Vajda, S. Lee, M. Di Vece, B. Lee, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, G. A. Ferguson, L. A. Curtiss, J. P. Greeley, Q. Qian, M. Neurock, S. Goergen, R. Si, M. Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, X. Wang, G. L. Haller, L. A. Pfefferle
Prepr. Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Pet. Chem., 2011, 56 (1), pp. 384-385, CODEN: PSADFZ, ISSN: 1521-4648, Accession Number 2011:317971, CAN 155:332336, CAPLUS

V-6.

“In-situ Real Time GIXAS/GISAXS Study of Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Cyclohexene on Size Selected Sub-Nanometer Cobalt Cluster Catalysts”,
S. Lee, B. Lee, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, M. Di Vece, S. Vajda
Prepr. Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Pet. Chem., 2011, 56 (1), pp. 408-409, CODEN: PSADFZ, ISSN: 1521-4648, Accession Number 2011:318074, CAN 155:332336, CAPLUS

V-5.

“Grazing Incidence Small-angle X-ray Scattering Studies of Nano-Metal Catalysts”,
R. E. Winans, B. Lee, S. Seifert, S. Lee, J. W. Elam, M. J. Pellin, I. Barke, A. Kleibert, K. Sell, V. von Oeynhausen, K.-H. Meiwes-Broer, S. Vajda
Prepr. Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Pet. Chem., 2009, 54 (1), pp 114-115, CODEN: PSADFZ ISSN:1521-4648, AN2009:272970 CAPLUS

V-4.

“Recent Advances of GISAXS at APS”,
B. Lee, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, S. Lee, Y. Lei, S. Vajda
Prepr. Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Pet. Chem., 2008, 53 (1), pp 354-355, ISSN: 1521-4648, AN 2008:369056 CAPLUS

V-3.

“Highly Selective Catalytic Oxidation Reactions: I. Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Propane (ODHP) by Size-Selected Platinum Catalysts and III. Oxidation of Alkenes on Size-Selected Silver and Gold Clusters and Nanoparticles”,
S. Vajda, G. E. Ballentine, S. Mucherie, C. L. Marshall, J. W. Elam, M. J. Pellin, B. Lee, C.-T. Lo, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, J. M. Calo
Prepr. Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Pet. Chem., 2007, 52, (1), pp not given (cf. SciFinder), CODEN: ACPCAT ISSN:0569-3799.

V-2.

“In Situ GISAXS Studies of the Thermal Stability and Temperature Induced Growth of Supported Cluster-Based Platinum and Gold Nanoparticles”,
S. Vajda, R. E. Winans, J. W. Elam, B. Lee, M. J. Pellin, S. J. Riley, S. Seifert, G. Y. Tikhonov, N. A. Tomczyk
Prepr. Symp. - Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Fuel Chem. 2005, 50 (1), pp. 190-191

V-1.

“Anomalous Grazing Incidence Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering Studies of Platinum Nanoparticles Formed by Cluster Deposition”,
B. Lee, S. Seifert, S. J. Riley, G. Y. Tikhonov, N. A. Tomczyk, S. Vajda, R. E. Winans,
Prepr. Symp. Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Fuel Chem. 2005, 50 (1), pp. 188-189

 

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VI. Publications in Books of Abstracts - extended reviewed abstracts

VI-3.

“Strongly Size-Dependent Catalytic Activity and Selectivity of Monodisperse Gold and Silver Nanocatalysts in the Direct Oxidation of Propylene to Propylene Oxide”,
S. Vajda, S. Lee, Y. Lei, L. A. Curtiss, J. P. Greeley, P. C. Redfern, M. J. Pellin, J. W. Elam, B. Lee, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, R. J. Meyer, A. Kleibert, K. Sell, V. von Oeynhausen, K.-H. Meiwes-Broer, A. Fraile-Rodríguez, L. M. Molina, M. J. López, J. M. Alonso
Extended reviewed abstract number OA57, Book of Abstracts, 14th International Congress on Catalysis, 2008

VI-2.

“Theoretical and Experimental Studies of Propane Dehydrogenation on Sub-Nanometer Pt Clusters: Unique Activity and Selectivity to Propylene”,
J. P. Greeley, P. C. Redfern, L. A. Curtiss, S. Vajda, M. J. Pellin, S. Mucherie, C. L. Marshall, Jeff W. Elam
Extended reviewed abstract, Book of Abstracts, 14th International Congress on Catalysis, 2008

VI-1.

In-situ, Real-Time GISAXS and TPR Studies on Size Selected Cluster Catalyst: Understanding Size/Shape Effect in Catalysis”,
S. Lee, Yu Lei, B. Lee, S. Seifert, R. E. Winans, J. W. Elam, M. J. Pellin, K. Sell, A. Kleibert, V. von Oyenhausen, K.-H. Meiwes-Broer, A. Fraile-Rodríguez, S. Vajda
Extended reviewed abstract, Book of Abstracts, 14th International Congress on Catalysis, 2008

 

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VII. Patents

VII-7.

US Patent No. US 11,028,490 B2
“Subnanometer catalytic clusters for water splitting, method for watter splitting using subnanometer catalytic clusters”
Inventors: Stefan Vajda, Larry Curtiss, and Mike Pellin
Issued June 8, 2021, link

VII-6.

US Patent No. US 10,654,772709A1
“Selective Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Propane to Propylene”
Inventors: Stefan Vajda, Avik Halder and Larry Curtiss
Issued May 19, 2020, link

VII-5.

US Patent No. 10,385,032
“Selective oxidation of propane to propylene oxide”
Inventors: Stefan Vajda, Avik Halder and Larry Curtiss
Issued August 20, 2019, link

VII-4.

US Patent No. 9,849,455 B2
“Subnanometer to nanometer transition metal CO oxidation catalysts”
Inventors: Stefan Vajda Alessandro Fortunelli and Hisato Yasumatsu
Issued December 26, 2017, link

VII-3.

US Patent No. 9,496,590 B2
“Lithium-air batteries, method for making Lithium-air batteries”
Inventors: Stefan Vajda, Larry Curtiss, Jun Lu, Khalil Amine, Eric Tyo
Issued November 15, 2016, link

VII-2.

US Patent Divisional No. US 8,148,293 B2
“Subnanometer and nanometer catalysts, method for preparing size-selected catalysts”
This case is directed to the catalyst.
12/869,459
Inventors: Stefan Vajda, M. J. Pellin, J.W. Elam, C. L. Marshall, R. E. Winans, K.-H. Meiwes-Broer
Issued April 3, 2012, link

VII-1.

US Patent No. 8,143,189 B2
“Subnanometer and nanometer catalysts, method for preparing size-selected catalysts”
This case is directed to the method.
Inventors: Stefan Vajda, M. J. Pellin, J. W. Elam, C. L. Marshall, R. E. Winans, K.-H. Meiwes-Broer
Status: Issued March 27, 2012, link

 

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VIII. Invited talks at international conferences

VIII-97.

“Subnanometer to Nanometer Size Model Catalysts in Industrially Relevant Reactions”,
Gordon Research Conference “Atomically Precise Nanochemistry“, October 16-21, 2022, Ventura, California, USA
Invited talk

VIII-96. “Size selected sub-nm clusters in heterogenous catalysis: Exploring size, composition and support effects”, Clustertreffen 2022, October 3-7, 2022, Herzogenhorn, Germany
Invited talk
 
VIII-95.

“Oxidative dehydrogenation of cyclohexene on atomically precise subnanometer Cu, Pd and CuPd clusters: Controlling catalyst’s performance by cluster size, atomic composition and support”,
Catalysismeet 2022, September 14-17, 2022, Barcelona, Spain
Keynote talk

VIII-94. “Size-Selected Clusters: From Heterogenous Catalysis to Electrocatalysis and Li-O2 Batteries”,
Nanomeet 2022, August 14-19, 2022, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Keynote talk
 
VIII-93.

“Size-Selected Clusters: From Heterogenous Catalysis to Electrocatalysis and Li-O2 Batteries”,
CATCHEM 2022, June 20-23, 2022, Berlin, Germany
Invited talk

VIII-92. “Subnanometer bimetallic clusters as oxidation and dehydrogenation catalysts”,
Cluster-Surface Interactions 2022 (CSI 2022) , April 1-4, 2022, Portofino Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
Invited talk
 
VIII-91.

“Introduction of the J. Heyrovský Nanocatalysis Program: Catalysis by Nano- and Subnanometer Size Catalysts”
Cluster Meeting 2021, July 18-23, 2021, Prague, Czech Republic
Invited talk

VIII-90.

“Catalysis by Mono- and Bimetallic Sub-nm Clusters”
Nanoscience Days 2020, October 6-7, 2020, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Plenary lecture

VIII-89.

“Size-Selected Clusters: From Heterogenous Catalysis to Electrocatalysis”
Symposium on Size-Selected Clusters (S3C), February 23-28, 2020, Davos, Switzerland
Invited talk

VIII-88.

“Catalytic Functions of Subnanometer Metal Clusters & Alloys”
Second International School on NanoAlloys (ISNA-2), January 20-25, 2020, Pisa, Italy
Invited talk

VIII-87.

“Catalysis by Size- and Composition Selected Subnanometer Clusters”
Sonderforschungsbereich "Functional Oxide Surfaces and Interfaces (FOXSI), Final Conference, December 5, 2019, TU Wien, Austria
Invited talk

VIII-86.

“Catalysis by Mono- and Bimetallic Subnanometer Clusters & Bridging the Pressure and Materials Gap”
51st Symposium on Catalysis, November 4, 2019, Prague, Czech Republic
Invited talk

VIII-85.

“Catalysis by Mono- and Bimetallic Subnanometer Clusters”
Clustertreffen - “Frontiers in Size-Selected Cluster Research: Bridging the Gap”, October 3, 2019, Bad Honnef, Germany
Invited talk

VIII-84.

“Catalysis and electrocatalysis by size and composition selected subnanometer clusters”
Nanocluster in Action, November 8-10, 2017, OIST, Okinawa, Japan
Invited talk

VIII-83.

“Catalysis by size- and composition selected clusters: Insights from in situ studies”
FELIX User Meeting 2017, November 1-3, 2017, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Invited talk

VIII-82.

“Catalysis by size- and composition selected clusters: Insights from in situ studies”
SSRL/LCLS Users‘ Meeting 2017, September 27-29, 2017, SLAC, Menlo Park, CA, USA
Invited talk

VIII-81.

“Catalysis and Electrocatalysis by Size and Composition Selected Clusters”
Catsense Summer School on Catalysis & Nanoparticles, September 11-14, 2017, Leuven, Belgium
Keynote lecture

VIII-80.

“Catalysis and electrocatalysis by size and composition selected subnanometer clusters”
13th European Congress on Catalysis (EuropaCat 2017), August 27-31, 2017, Florence, Italy
Keynote lecture

VIII-79.

“X-ray Characterization of Subnanometer Cluster-based Catalysts”
253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition, April 2-6, 2017, San Francisco, California, USA
Invited talk

VIII-78.

“Cluster Size Effects in Catalysis and Electrocatalysis”
Florida Chapter of the American Vacuum Society and the Florida Society for Microscopy, March 6, 2017, Orlando, Florida, USA
Keynote lecture

VIII-77.

“Cluster Size Effects in Catalysis, Electrocatalysis and Batteries”
4th TYC Energy Materials Workshop/EPSRC-TOUCAN International Conference  “Shaping Nanocatalysts”, December 14-16, 2016, London, Great Britain
Keynote lecture

VIII-76.

“Size, Composition and Support Effects in Catalysis & Electrocatalysis by Clusters”
6th DAE-BRNS Interdisciplinary Symposium on Materials Chemistry (lSMC-2016)", December 6-10, 2016, Mumbai, India
Invited talk

VIII-75.

“Size, Composition and Support Effects in Catalysis by Clusters”
2016 Summer School/Workshop: “Reactivity of nanoparticles for efficient and sustainable energy production -IV”, 7-12 August 2016, Kysthusene, Gilleleje, Denmark
Invited talk

VIII-74.

“Size-Selected Clusters as Single-Site Catalysts and Electrocatalysts”
International Symposium on Single-Atom Catalysis, June 30-July 2, 2016, Dalian, China
Keynote lecture

VIII-73.

“Size Selected Cobalt Clusters in Fischer-Tropsch Reaction (FTS)”
Cluster-Surface Interaction Workshop 2016, March 13-17, 2016, Argonne, Illinois, USA
Invited talk

VIII-72.

“Catalysis by Subnanometer Clusters”
251st American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition, March 13-17, 2016, San Diego, California, USA
Keynote lecture (not presented due scheduling conflict)

VIII-71.

“Size Selected Cobalt Clusters in Fischer-Tropsch Reaction“,
251st American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition, March 13-17, 2016, San Diego, California, USA
Invited talk

VIII-70.

“Cluster Size Effects in Catalysis, Electrocatalysis and Batteries”
1st International Symposium on Clusters, Cluster Assemblies and Nanomaterials (ISCAN 2016), Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India, March 9-12, 2016
Plenary lecture

VIII-69.

“Cluster-Based Functional Materials: Size-Dependent Performance of Subnanometer Clusters”
in “Heterogeneous Catalysis, Electrocatalysis and Li-Air Batteries”
Pacifichem 2015 (The International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies), December 15-20, 2015, Honolulu, Hawai, USA
Invited talk

VIII-68.

“Size Effects in Catalysis by Cluster with Precise Number of Atoms”
11th IUPAC International Conference on Novel Materials and their Synthesis (NMS-XI) October 11-16, 2015, Qinhuangdao, China
Keynote lecture

VIII-67.

“Cluster size matters: Strongly size-dependent performance of subnanometer clusters in heterogeneous catalysis, electrocatalysis and Li-air batteries”
Clustertreffen 2015, September 20-25, 2015, Lindow, Germany
Invited talk

VIII-66.

“Size and support effects in catalysis by subnanometer and nanometer size clusters”
250th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition, August 16-20, 2015, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Invited talk

VIII-65.

“Cluster size matters: Size-dependent performance of subnanometer clusters in heterogeneous catalysis, electrocatalysis and Li-air batteries”
250th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition, August 16-20, 2015, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Invited talk

VIII-64.

“Strongly size-dependent performance of subnanometer size clusters in heterogeneous catalysis, electrocatalysis and batteries”
Gordon Research Conference on Clusters and Nanostructures,
July 5-9, 2015 Girona, Spain
Invited talk

VIII-63.

“Cluster size matters: Size-driven performance of subnanometer clusters in catalysis, electrocatalysis and Li-air batteries”
American Physical Society Meeting, March 2-6, 2015, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Invited talk

VIII-62.

“The Effect of Particle Size, Composition and Support on (Electro)Catalyst Performance: Insights from in Situ and ex Situ Studies”
Advanced Light Source Users‘ Meeting, October 6-8, 2014, Berkeley, California, USA
Invited talk

VIII-61.

“Catalysis and Electrocatalysis by Clusters: Size, Composition and Support Effects”
Photon Tools for Physical Chemistry 2014 (PTPC 2014), September 28-October 1, 2014, Beatenberg, Switzerland
Key lecture

VIII-60.

“Selective Bond Breaking and Making on Cluster-Based Catalysts Designed at the Subnanometer to the Nanometer Scale: The Interplay between in situ Studies and Atomistic Simulations”
CECAM Workshop: From the chemical bond to the chemical reactor: Computational and Materials challenges in gas conversion technologies, August 25-28, 2014, Bangalore, India
Invited talk

VIII-59.

“In Situ X-ray Studies of Subnanometer and Nanometer Size Cluster-Based Catalysts in Selective Oxidation Reactions”
248th American Chemical Society Meeting, August 10-14, 2014, San Francisco, California, USA (cancelled in the last minute due family emergency)
Invited talk

VIII-58.

“Tuning Catalyst Performance via Optimizing Cluster Size, Composition and Support: The Role of in situ Techniques in Catalyst Design”
International Conference on Chemical Bonding (ICCB), per invitation only, July 24-28, 2014, Kauai, Hawaii, USA
Invited talk

VIII-57.

“Tuning Catalyst and Electrocatalyst Performance via Optimizing Cluster Size, Composition and Support: The Role of in Situ and ex Situ Techniques in the Studies of Model and real Catalysts”
Cluster Surface Interaction Workshop (CSI 2014), June 2-4, 2014, Varese, Italy
Invited talk

VIII-56.

“Tuning Performance of Heterogeneous- and Electrocatalysts through Optimizing Particle Size, Composition and Support: The Role of in situ and ex situ Techniques”
2nd BOX Workshop, Prague, May 27-29, 2014, Czech Republic
Invited talk

VIII-55.

“Tuning Performance via Optimizing Particle Size, Composition and Support:
The role of in situ techniques in catalysis studies”
TAILored surfaces in Operando conditions structure and Reactivity (TAILOR 2014 Workshop), Saint-Paul de Vence, April 8-11, 2014, France
Keynote lecture

VIII-54.

“Subnanometer Cluster-Based Catalysts: The Effect of Cluster Size and Composition, Support Chemistry and Reaction Conditions on the Performance of the Catalyst”
247th American Chemical Society Meeting, March 16-20, 2014,
Dallas, Texas, USA
Invited talk

VIII-53.

“Subnanometer Cluster Based Catalysts: Size and Support Effects in Heterogeneous- and Electrochemical Reactions”
International Symposium on Clusters, Cluster Assemblies and Nanoscale Materials (ISCANM-III), March 11–14, 2014, Allahabad, India
Conference opening lecture

VIII-52.

“Electrochemistry by Subnanometer Clusters: Strong Size Effects in Water Splitting and Lithium-Air Batteries”
Materials Research Society 2013 Fall Meeting, December 1-6, 2013, Boston, Massachussets, USA
Invited talk

VIII-51.

“Tuning the Performance of Catalyst and Electrocatalysts via Size, Composition, Support and Assembly of Clusters”
IUPAC 9th International Conference on Novel Materials and Synthesis (NMS-IX) & 23rd International Symposium on Fine Chemistry and Functional Polymers (FCFP-XXIII), 17-22 October, 2013,Shanghai, China
Keynote lecture

VIII-50.

“Design of Catalytic Materials in the Subnanometer and Nanometer Size Range: From the Understanding of Size, Composition and Support Effects via in Situ and ex Situ Studies, to Optimizing Performance”
2nd International School-Conference ANT 2013 Applied Nanotechnology & Nanotoxicology, August 15-19, 2013, Listvyanka, Russia
Plenary lecture

VIII-49.

“Atomic Precision Design of Functional Composite Materials at the Subnanometer and Nanometer Scale”
21st Annual International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering (ICCE-21), July 21-27, 2013, Tenerife, Spain
Invited talk

VIII-48.

”Subnanometer to Nanometer Size Catalysts for C-H bond Activation: From Precious Metals to Alternatives”
245th National Meeting of the American-Chemical-Society, April 7-11, 2013, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Invited talk

VIII-47.

“Bridging the Materials and Pressure Gap: Catalysis by Subnanometer and Nanometer Clusters and their Assemblies under Realistic Reaction Conditions”
International Symposium on Science of Clusters, Nanoparticles, and Nanoscale-Materials (SOCNAM), March 4-7, 2013, Jaipur, India
Invited talk

VIII-46.

“Catalysis by Subnanometer and Nanometer Size Clusters: The Effect of Support, Size, Composition, Assembly and Oxidation State on Catalyst Performance”
Interdisciplinary Symposium on Materials Chemistry 2012, December 11-15, 2012, Mumbai, India
Invited talk

VIII-45.

“Catalyst Design at the Subnanometer to Nanometer Scale: Optimizing Function via Cluster Size, Composition, and Support”
2012 Energy Materials and Nanotechnology Conference, November 29 – December 2, 2012, Las Vegas, California, USA
Invited talk

VIII-44.

“Catalyst Design at the Subnanometer and Nanometer Scale: Optimizing Function via Cluster Size & Composition, Support Composition and Additives”
NANOCON 2012, October 23-25, 2012, Brno, Czech Republic
Invited talk

VIII-43.

“Subnanometer Clusters and Nanoscale Materials Assembled from Clusters: Tuning Catalyst Performance via Size, Composition and Support”
IUPAC 8th International Conference on Novel Materials and Synthesis (NMS-VIIII) & 22nd International Symposium on Fine Chemistry and Functional Polymers (FCFP-XXII), October 14-19, 2012, Xi‘An, China
Keynote lecture

VIII-42.

“Catalysis by Size-Selected Subnanometer and Nanometer Clusters under Realistic Reaction Conditions: The Role of Cluster Size, Morphology, Composition, Assembly and Oxidation State”
Cluster-Surface Interactions Workshop, September 10-14, 2012, Lyon, France
Plenary lecture

VIII-41.

“Subnanometer and Nanometer Scale Materials: The Role of in situ X-ray Techniques and Microscopies for Fundamental Insights in Catalyst Design”
Göttingen ETEM Workshop on Heterogeneous Catalysis, Surface Science and Energy Research, July 8-11, 2012, Göttingen, Germany
Invited talk

VIII-40. “Materials Design at the Subnanometer to Nanometer Scale”
VIII. Prague Workshop on Photoinduced Molecular Processes, March 18-22, 2012, Prague, Czech Republic
Invited talk
VIII-39.

“Sub-Nanometer Clusters and Cluster-Assembled Nanomaterials: Composition and Catalytic Properties”
243rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, March 25-29, 2012, San Diego, California, USA
Invited talk

VIII-38.

“Oxidative Dehydrogenation on Sub-nm Cobalt Clusters: I. The Effect of Cluster Size and Support on Catalyst Performance & III. Improved Performance of Cluster-Assembled Nanostructures”
Genesis Research Institute Symposium III on Cluster Science, February 1-3, 2012, Nagoya, Japan
Invited perspectives talk

VIII-37.

“Sub-Nanometer and Nanometer Size Clusters: Bridging the Size -and Pressure Gap between Model and Practical Catalysts”
International Conference on "Clusters, Cluster Assemblies and Nano-scale Materials" (ISCANM-II), November 28-December 1, 2011, Allahabad, India
Invited talk

VIII-36.

“In Situ Studies of Well defined Catalysts: Bridging the Size Gap and Interconnecting Studies of Model and Practical Catalysts”
Symposium on Synchrotron-Based In Situ Studies of Catalysis Phenomena, November 23-24, 2011, Shanghai, China
Invited talk

VIII-35. “Sub-Nanometer Clusters as Building Blocks for (Multi)functional Nanoalloys”
International Conference COST Action “Nanoalloys”
October 12-14, 2011, Limerick, Ireland
Invited talk
VIII-34. “Catalysis by Sub-Nanometer Size Gold Clusters”
242nd American Chemical Society National Meeting, August 28 - September 1, 2011, Denver, Colorado, USA
Invited talk
VIII-33. “The Use of in Situ GISAXS and GIXAS Techniques at the Design of New Classes of Bond-Selective Catalytic Materials in the Sub-Nanometer and Nanometer Size Regime”
American Crystallographic Association 2010 Annual Meeting, July 24-29, 2010, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Invited talk
VIII-32. “Bridging the Gap between the Sub-Nanometer and Nanometer Size Regime & Coupling Studies of Model and Practical Catalysts”
Cluster-Surface Interactions, July 5-8, 2010, Stratford-on-Avon, Great Britain
Invited talk
VIII-31. “Selective Bond Breaking and Making by Nanocatalysts: I. Bridging the Sub-Nanometer and Nanometer Size Range & III. Coupling the Studies of Model and “Real” Catalysts”
Air Force Office of Scientific Research Contractors’ Meeting 2010, May 24-26, 2010, Chantilly, Virginia, USA
Invited talk
VIII-30.

“Catalysts Designed at the Subnanometer to the Nanometer Scale for Bond-Selective Reactions”
The Materials Research Society Spring 2010 Meeting, April 5-9, 2010, San Francisco, California, USA
Invited talk

VIII-29.

Had to withdraw due conflicting schedule
VIIIth Prague Workshop on Photoinduced Molecular Processes, March 22-25, 2010, Prague, Czech Republic
Invited talk

VIII-28.

“Size, Composition and Support Effects in Bond-Selective Chemistry by Catalysts Designed at the Subnanometer to the Nanometer Scale”
Catalytic Materials by Design, January 27-30, 2010, South Bend, Indiana, USA
Invited talk

VIII-27.

“Size, Composition and Support Effects in Bond-Selective Chemistry by Catalysts Designed at the Subnanometer to the Nanometer Scale”
Tailored Material Properties for Energy Applications, October 15-17, 2009, Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA
Invited talk

VIII-26.

“Selective Bond Breaking and Making on Size-Selected Clusters: The Role of Size, Composition and Support”
US Department of Energy 2009 Catalysis Sciences Meeting, May 31 –June 3, 2009, Annapolis, Maryland, USA
Invited talk

VIII-25.

“X-Ray Scattering and Spectroscopy Studies of Model Nanocatalysts”
Operando III – Third International Congress on Operando Spectroscopy, April 19-23, 2009, Rostock-Warnemünde, Germany
Keynote lecture

VIII-24.

“Nanocatalysis by Size-Selected Clusters under Realistic Reaction Conditions”
Genesis Research Institute Symposium II on Cluster Science, February 24-26, 2009, Nagoya, Japan
Invited talk

VIII-23.

“Partial Oxidation Reactions on Size-Selected Clusters: Towards the Understanding of the Size/Shape & Function Relationship in Catalysis”
XIV International Symposium on Small Particles and Inorganic Clusters, September 15-19, 2008, Valladolid, Spain
Plenary lecture

VIII-22.

“Nanocatalysis on Size-Selected Clusters under Realistic Reaction Conditions: Towards the Understanding of the Size/Shape & Function Relationship in Catalysis”
The 2008 PIRE Workshop on Grand Challenges for Catalysis, August 10-15, 2008, Santa Barbara, California, USA
Invited talk

VIII-21.

“Nanocatalysis on Size-Selected Clusters under Realistic Reaction Conditions”
International Conference on Clusters at Surfaces 2008, May 25-29, 2008, Rostock-Warnemünde, Germany
Invited talk

VIII-20.

“Supported Size-Selected Clusters in Partial Oxidation Reactions: Selective Bond Activation under Realistic Reaction Conditions”
Air Force Office of Scientific Research Contractors’ Meeting 2008, May 17-19, 2008, Irvine, California, USA
Invited talk

VIII-19.

“Cluster-Based Materials: Novel Nanomaterials with Distinct Size-Dependent Chemical & Physical Properties”
235th American Chemical Society Spring Meeting, April 6-10, 2008, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Invited talk

VIII-18.

“Free and Supported Clusters and Molecules:
I. Dynamics in Small Molecules and Clusters: From Analysis to Control
III. Clusters as Atomic Precision Building Blocks of Novel Nanomaterials”
VIth Prague Workshop on Photoinduced Molecular Processes, April 2-5, 2008, Prague, Czech Republic
Invited talk

VIII-17.

“Towards the Understanding of Size/Shape and Function Relationship in Catalysis of Complex Reactions”
Frührjahrstagung der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft -The 2008 Spring Meeting of the German Physical Society, February 25-29, 2008, Berlin, Germany
Plenary lecture

VIII-16.

“Clusters and Cluster-Based Nanostructures: New Materials with Distinct Physical and Chemical Properties”
Gordon Research Conference on Clusters, Nanocrystals and Nanostructures,
July 29-August 3, 2007, Mont Holyoke College, Massachusetts, USA
Invited main talk on New Materials

VIII-15.

“Highly Selective Partial Oxidation Reactions on Size-Selected Nanocatalysts: Towards the Understanding of Size/Shape & Function Relationship in Catalysis”
US-China Workshop on Catalysis and Surface Science, June 27-29, 2007, Dalian, China
Plenary lecture

VIII-14. “Supported Size-Selected Clusters as Model Nanocatalysts for Highly Selective and Efficient Oxidation Reactions”
XII ISMB (International Symposium on Molecular Beams), May 27-June 1, 2007, Freiburg, Germany
Invited hot topic talk
VIII-13. “GISAXS Studies of Gold and Platinum Nanoparticles Formed by Atomic Cluster Deposition”
The 2006 Meeting of the American Crystallographic Association, July 22-27, 2006, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Invited talk
VIII-12.

“Highly Stable Cluster-Based Au and Pt Model Nanocatalysts on Oxide Surfaces:
Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Properties”
International Conference on Clusters at Surfaces, May 28- June 2, 2006, Rostock-Warnemünde, Germany
Invited talk

VIII-11.

Had to turn the invitation down due to a conflict with a talk given at the March APS meeting Vth Prague Workshop on Photoinduced Molecular Processes, March 12 - 14, 2006, Prague, Czech Republic
Invited Talk

VIII-10.

“In Situ GISAXS Studies of the Themal Stability and Temperature Induced Growth of Supported Cluster-Based Platinum and Gold Nanoparticles”
229th American Chemical Society Meeting, March 13-18, 2005, San Diego, California, USA
Invited talk

VIII-9.

“Gas-Phase Dynamics in Small Molecules and Clusters: From Analysis to Control”
APS Workshop on Time Domain Science Using X-ray Techniques, August 29-September 1, 2004, Fontana, Wisconsin, USA
Invited talk

VIII-8.

“Control of Ultrafast Chemical Processes in Molecules and Aggregates”
SFB 450 Workshop:“ Analysis and Control of Ultrafast Photoinduced Reactions”, November 22-24, 2001, Berlin, Germany
Invited talk

VIII-7.

“Alkaline Clusters - Model systems for Laser Coherent Control”
Clustertreffen 2001, October 2-7, 2001, Herzogenhorn, Germany
Invited talk

VIII-6.

“The Use of Ultrafast Lasers in the Analysis and Control of Photoinduced Processes”
3rd Prague Workshop on Molecular Photophysics and Dynamics, 2001, Prague, Czech Republic
Invited talk (conference opening lecture)

VIII-5.

“The Use of Ultrafast Lasers in the Analysis and Control of Photoinduced Processes in Small Molecules and Clusters”
Belarussian-German Seminar “Lasers and Their Applications”, 2000, Grodno/Minsk, Belarus
Invited talk

VIII-4.

“Time-Resolved Spectroscopy of Bound-Free Transitions in Mixed Alkali Trimer Clusters Na2K and K2Na in Molecular Beams”
Informal Cluster Workshop, 1998, Berlin, Germany
Invited talk

VIII-3.

“Reactions of Size-Selected Positively Charged Nickel Clusters with Carbon Monoxide in Molecular Beams”
Informal Cluster Workshop, 1997, Berlin, Germany
Invited talk

VIII-2.

“Dynamics of Solvent Relaxation in Pure Water and in the γ-Cyclodextrin Cavity”
Annual Meeting of the Working Commitee for Reaction Kinetics and Photochemistry of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1994, Kecskemét, Hungary
Invited talk

VIII-1.

“Dynamics of Solvent Shell and Ionic Sphere Relaxation: A Time-Resolved Fluorescence Study”
Central European Photochemistry Conference, 1993, Krems, Austria
Invited talk

 

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IX. Other invited talks

IX-6.

“Catalysis by Subnanometer Clusters and Alloys”
 3rd annual workshop of Ph.D. students in catalysis,
J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry, January 28, 2020, Prague, Czech Republic
Invited talk

IX-5.

“Catalysis by Size-Selected Clusters”
 Meeting at the occasion of the sixtieth anniversary of awarding the Nobel prize to prof. J. Heyrovský,
J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry, November 11, 2019, Prague, Czech Republic
Invited talk

IX-4.

“Subnanometer to Nanometer Size Catalysts: Optimization of Function via Size, Composition, Support and Assembly”
Air Force Office of Scientific Research Nanocatalysis for Propulsion MURI Review, December 18-19, 2012, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Invited talk

IX-3.

“Size and Composition Optimized Nanocatalysts for Propulsion Applications: MURI Project Overview”
Air Force Office of Scientific Research Nanocatalysis for Propulsion MURI Review, December 5-8, 2011, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Invited talk

IX-2.

“Size and Composition Optimized Nanocatalysts for Propulsion Applications: In Situ Studies of (Model) Catalysts”
Air Force Office of Scientific Research Nanocatalysis for Propulsion MURI Review, December 5-8, 2011, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Invited talk

IX-1.

“Size and Composition Optimized Nanocatalysts for Propulsion Applications. Non-Oxidative and Oxidative Fuel Activation: Size, Composition & Support Effects”
Air Force Office of Scientific Research Nanocatalysis for Propulsion MURI Review, December 3-4, 2009, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Invited talk

 

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X. Contributed talks at international conferences

Vajda as first author and presenter unless stated differently (talks presented by others with Vajda as coauthor are not listed)

X-44.

“Oxidative dehydrogenation of cyclohexene on atomically precise subnanometer CumPdn clusters: The effect of cluster size, composition and support on performance”,
Faraday Discussions, September 21-23, 2022, London, England, United Kingdom
Oral presentation

X-43. “Size selected sub-nm clusters in heterogenous catalysis, electrocatalysis and Li-O2 batteries”,
Conference “Challenges on renewable energy storage”, August 28-September 1, 2022, Liblice, Czech Republic
Oral presentation
 
X-42.

“Catalysis by Bimetallic Subnanometer Clusters”,
International Meeting on Nanoalloys, IMN 2019, June 4-7, 2019, Genoa, Italy
Oral presentation

X-41.

“Size and Support Effects in Catalysis by Size-Selected Clusters”,
Pacifichem 2015 (The International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies), December 15-20, 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Oral presentation

X-40.

“Design of C-H Bond Activation Catalysts at the Subnanometer to Nanometer Scale: Tuning Performance via Size, Composition, Doping, Support and Assembly”,
Materials Research Society 2014 Spring Meeting, April 21-25, 2014, San Francisco, California, USA
Oral presentation

X-39.

“Composition dependent reduction of size-selected CoPt bimetallic clusters on Al2O3 thin film”,
American Physical Society March Meeting 2014, March 3-7, 2010, Denver, Colorado, USA
Oral presentation

X-38. “The Role of Cluster Size and Composition, the Nature of the Support/Interface on the Performance of Gas Phase Heterogeneous Catalysts and Electrocatalysts”,
American Physical Society March Meeting 2014, March 3-7, 2010, Denver, Colorado, USA
Oral presentation
X-37.

“Design of Catalysts at the Subnanometer to Nanometer Scale: Tuning Performance via Size, Composition, Doping, Support and Assembly”,
2013 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Meeting, November 3-8, 2013, San Francisco, California, USA
Oral presentation

X-36.

“Tuning Catalyst Performance via Size, Composition, Support, Structural Fluxionality and Control of the Oxidation State of the Catalyst”,
XIth European Congress on Catalysis, (EuropaCat 2013), September 1-6, 2013, Lyon, France
Oral presentation

X-35.

“Evolution of the Oxidation State and Morphology of Subnanometer to Nanometer Size Cobalt Catalysts: Detailed Insights from Combined in situ and ex situ Studies”,
23rd North American Catalysis Society Meeting, June 5-7, 2013, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Oral presentation

X-34.

“Design of Catalysts at the Subnanometer to Nanometer Scale: Tuning Performance via Size, Composition, Support and Structural Fluxionality”,
2nd International Conference Materials for Energy 2013 (ENMAT II), May 12-16, 2013, Karlsruhe, Germany
Oral presentation

X-33.

“Synthesis, Stability and Catalytic Activity of Hybrid Nanostructures Based on Subnanometer Clusters”,
Materials Research Society 2013 Spring Meeting, April 1-5, 2013, San Francisco, California, USA
Oral presentation

X-32.

“Catalyst Design at the Subnanometer Scale: The Role of Size, Composition, Support and Structural Fluxionality”,
15th International Congress on Catalysis, July 1-6, 2012, München, Germany
Oral presentation

X-31.

“Dehydrogenation of Cyclohexene on Size Selected Subnanometer Cobalt Clusters: Improved Catalytic Performance via Structural Fluxionality of Cluster-Assembled Nanostructures”,
Materials Research Society 2012 Spring Meeting, April 9-13, 2012, San Francisco, California, USA
Oral presentation

X-30.

“Selective Partial Oxidation of Propylene: Size-Dependent Activity and Selectivity of Catalysts Designed at the Subnanometer to Nanometer Scale”,
Xth European Congress on Catalysis (EuropaCat 2011), August 28 - September 2, 2011, Glasgow, Scotland
Oral presentation - cancelled due scheduling conflict with invited talk at the ACS Meeting

X-29.

“Size-Dependent Catalytic Activity and Selectivity of Subnanometer and Nanometer Size Silver Clusters in the Partial Oxidation of Propylene to Propylene Oxide and Acrolein”,
22nd North American Catalysis Society Meeting, June 5-10, 2011, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Oral presentation

X-28.

“Novel Nanometer and Sub-Nanometer Size Catalysts for Oxidative and Non-Oxidative Dehydrogenation”,
22nd North American Catalysis Society Meeting, June 5-10, 2011, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Oral presentation

X-27.

“Design of Catalysts at the Sub-Nanometer and nm Scale: The Role of in situ and ex situ Characterization Techniques in the Tuning of Catalytic Properties via Size, Composition and Support”,
Materials Research Society 2011 Spring Meeting, April 24-27, 2011, San Francisco, California, USA
Oral presentation

X-26.

“Size- and Composition Optimized Sub-Nanometer and nm Size Catalysts for Low-Temperature Jet-Fuel Activation”,
241stAmerican Chemical Society National Meeting, March 27-31, 2011, Anaheim, California, USA
Oral presentation

X-25.

“Subnanometer Size-Selected Cobalt and Nickel Cluster Based Nanomaterials for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis”,
Materials Research Society 2010 Fall Meeting, November 29-December 3, 2010, Boston, Massachussets, USA
Oral presentation

X-24.

“Size, Composition and Support Effects in Nanocatalysis: I. Bridging the Sub-Nanometer and Nanometer Size Range & III. Coupling the Studies of Model and “Real” Catalysts”,
AVS 57th International Symposium and Exhibition, October 17-22, 2010, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Oral presentation

X-23.

“Coupling Studies of Model and Practical Nanocatalysts under Realistic Reaction Conditions and Bridging the Sub-Nanometer to Nanometer Gap”,
XV International Symposium on Small Particles and Inorganic Clusters, September 19-24, 2010, Oaxaca, Mexico
Hot topic talk

X-22.

“Activity and Selectivity of Size-Selected Sub-nm to Nanometer Size Silver Clusters in the Selective Oxidation of Propylene”,
American Physical Society March Meeting 2010, March 15-19, 2010, Portland, Oregon, USA
Oral presentation

X-21.

“Selective Propene Oxidation on Subnanometer Gold Clusters Supported on Amorphous Alumina”,
Gold 2009, The 5th International Conference on Gold science, Technology and its Applications, July 26-29, 2009, Heidelberg, Germany
Oral presentation, attendance cancelled

X-20.

“Highly Selective Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Propane on Sub-Nanometer Platinum Clusters”,
21st North American Catalytic Society Meeting, USA, June 7-12, 2009, San Francisco, California, USA
Oral presentation

X-19.

“Selective Propene Oxidation to Propylene Oxide or Acrolein on Immobilized Au6-10 Clusters: The Effect of Hydrogen and Water on Selectivity and Activity”,
21st North American Catalytic Society Meeting, June 7-12, 2009, San Francisco, California, USA
Oral presentation, due scheduling conflict presented by Sungsik Lee

X-18.

“Nanocatalysis Size-Selected Clusters at Work under Realistic Reaction Conditions: Size, Shape, Composition and Support Effects”,
Symposium on Size-Selected Clusters (S3C), March 8-13, 2009, Brand, Austria
Hot topic talk

X-17.

“Strongly Size-Dependent Catalytic Activity and Selectivity of Monodisperse Gold and Silver Nanocatalysts in the Direct Oxidation of Propylene to Propylene Oxide”,
14th International Congress on Catalysis, July 13-18, 2008, Seoul, Korea
Talk

X-16.

Had to withdraw due to a conflict an invited talk presented at the VIth Prague Workshop on Photoinduced Molecular Processes
22nd Organic Reactions Catalysis Society, March 30-April 3, 2008, Richmond, Virginia, USA
Talk

X-15.

“Highly Selective Catalytic Oxidation Reactions: I. Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Propane by Size-Selected Platinum Catalysts and III. Oxidation of Alkenes on Size-Selected Silver and Gold Clusters and Nanoparticles”,
233rd American Chemical Society Meeting, March 25-29, 2007, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Talk

X-14.

“Size-Selected Cluster Based Catalysts: Physical and Chemical Properties Studied by GISAXS, Mass Spectrometry and UV-VIS Spectroscopy”,
American Physical Society Meeting 2007, March 5-9, 2007, Denver, Colorado USA
Talk

X-13.

“Highly Stable Cluster-Based Au and Pt Model Nanocatalysts on Oxide Surfaces: Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Properties”,
The 2006 Catalysis Club of Chicago Spring Meeting, May 16, 2006, Naperville, Illinois, USA
Talk

X-12.

“Highly Stable Gold and Platinum Model Nanocatalysts Fabricated from Size-Selected Clusters”,
231st American Chemical Society Meeting, March 26-30, 2006, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Oral presentation

X-11.

“Supported Gold and Platinum Clusters: Stability under Vacuum and Hydrogen at Elevated Temperatures; Optical Properties”,
American Physical Society Meeting, March 13-17, 2006, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Oral presentation

X-10.

“Supported Gold Clusters and Cluster-Based Nanomaterials: Characterization, Stability and Growth Studies by in situ Grazing Incidence X-ray Small Angle Scattering”,
19th North American Catalytic Society Meeting, May 22-27, 2005, Philadelphia, USA
Oral presentation

X-9.

“Supported Gold Clusters and Cluster-Based Nanoparticles: In Situ Grazing Incidence X-ray Small Angle Scattering Studies of Stability and Growth in Vacuum and in the Presence of Reactive Gases”,
2005 Catalysis Club of Chicago Spring Meeting, May 18-19, 2005, Naperville, Illinois, USA
Talk

X-8.

“Control of Photoinduced Processes by Optimally Shaped Laser Pulses: From Diatomics to Organometallic Molecules. Information Content Coded in the Pulse Forms”,
Ultrafast Phenomena XIII, May 12-17, 2002, Vancouver, Canada
Oral presentation

X-7.

“A New Insight into the Control of Molecular Dynamics in Organometallic Molecules: Interpretation of the Optimized Pulse Shapes in the Light of sub-40 fs Pulses”,
Frührjahrstagung der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft, Osnabrück, 2002, Verhandlungen der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft 1/2002, Oral presentation

X-6.

“Fragmentation Control of Small Alkaline Clusters: What Can we Learn from the Optimized Pulse Shapes?”,
Gordon Conference on “Quantum Control of Atomic & Molecular Motion“, Mont Holyoke College, 2001, South Hadley, Massachusets, USA
Hot topics lecture

X-5.

“Analysis and Control of Ultrafast Photoinduced Reactions”,
Clustertreffen 2000, May 25-26, 2000, Rostock, Germany
Talk

X-4.

“Ultrafast Vibrational and Fragmentational Dynamics of Triatomic Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Alkali Metal Clusters”,
XI International Symposium “Ultrafast Phenomena in Spectroscopy“, 1999, Taipei, Taiwan, China
Talk

X-3.

“Fragmentation of Small Molecules and Clusters Studied by Femtosecond Spectroscopy in Molecular Beams”,
Clustertreffen 1999, Sassnitz, 1999, Rügen, Germany
Talk

X-2.

“Reactions of Size Selected Positively Charged Nickel Clusters with CO”,
Frührjahrstagung der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft,
1996, Rostock, Germany
Talk

X-1.

“Spectroscopy on Size-Selected Nickel-Carbonyl Clusters: Study of the Femtosecond Time Evolution of the Neutral Clusters”,
XVIIth International Conference on Photochemistry, July 30-August 5, 1995, London, Great Britain

Oral presentation

 

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XI. Invited talks at universities and scientific institutes

Vajda as first author and presenter (talks presented by others with Vajda as coauthor are not listed)

XI-87.

“Elucidation of Size- Composition and Support Effects in Catalysis by Atomically Precise Subnanometer Clusters”,
Instituto de Física Fundamental (IFF), Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Madrid, Spain, September 14, 2022
Institutional seminar

XI-86.

”Size- and Composition Selected (sub)Nanometer Clusters in Catalysis, Electrocatalysis & Batteries”,
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University
Prague, Czech Republic, March 15, 2022
Seminar

XI-85.

“Catalysis by Size-Selected Clusters”,
University Split, Split, Croatia, July 24, 2019
Colloquium

XI-84.

“Catalysis by Size-Selected Clusters”,
Technical University Munich, Garching, Garching bei München, Germany, June 3, 2019
Colloquium

XI-83.

“Catalysis and Electrocatalysis by Size Subnanometer Clusters”,
University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA, October 6, 2017
Colloquium

XI-82.

“Catalysis and Electrocatalysis by Size and Composition Selected Subnanometer Clusters”,
Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark, September 19, 2017
Colloquium

XI-81.

“Cluster Size Matters: Strongly Size-Dependent Performance of sub-nm and nm size Clusters in Heterogeneous Catalysis and Li-air Batteries”,
University of Houston, Houston, Texas, February 16, 2016
Colloquium

XI-80.

“Catalysis by Clusters with Precise Number of Atoms”,
SynFuels Institute, Beijing, China, October 9, 2015
Institute seminar

XI-79.

“Subnanometer and Nanometer Size Clusters in Heterogeneous Catalysis, Electrocatalysis and Li-Air Batteries: Size and Support Effects”,
University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, USA, March 3,2015
Colloquium

XI-78.

“Catalysis and Electrocatalysis by Clusters Designed at the Subnanometer to Nanometer Scale: Elucidation of Size, Composition and Support Effects”,
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA, October 28, 2014
Colloquium

XI-77.

“The Effect of Particle Size, Composition and Support on the Performance of (Electro)Catalysts”,
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, October 13, 2014
Colloquium

XI-76.

“Catalysis and Electrocatalysis by Clusters: Size, Composition and Support Effects”,
Chalmers University, Göteborg, Sweden, September 11, 2014
Colloquium

XI-75.

“Tuning Catalyst’s Performance via Optimizing Particle Size, Composition and Support: The Role of in Situ Techniques in Catalysis Studies”,
Swiss Light Source, Paul-Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland, June 13, 2014
Colloquium

XI-74.

“Controlling Oxidative Reactions by (Sub)Nanocatalyst Size, Morphology and Composition”,
University of Pierre and Marie Curie (UPMC), Paris, France, September 20, 2012
Seminar

XI-73.

“Subnanometer and Nanometer Scale Materials: From Isolated Clusters to Cluster-Assembled Catalyst and their Properties”,
Center for Interdisciplinary Nanoscience (CINaM) at University Marseille, Marseille, France, September 18, 2012
Seminar

XI-72.

“In Situ Studies of Catalyst Designed at the Subnanometer to Nanometer: The Role of the Evolution of Particle Morphology and Oxidation State for Catalyst Performance”,
European Synchrotron Research Facility (ESRF) Grenoble, France,
September 15, 2012
Seminar

XI-71.

“Catalyst Designed at the Sub-Nanometer to Nanometer Scale: Size-, Composition and Support Effects”,
Interdisciplinary Center for Materials and Interfaces (CIMAINA) of the University of Milan, Italy, September 10, 2012

XI-70.

“Design of Materials at the Subnanometer and Nanometer Scale”,
Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology, Pfinztal, Germany, July12, 2012
Seminar

XI-69.

“Evolution of the Oxidation State and Reactivity as the Function of Clusters Size under Realistic Reaction Conditions”,
Rostock University, Rostock, Germany, June 29, 2012
Seminar

XI-68.

“Well-defined Sub-nm to nm Size Clusters in Dehydrogenation and Partial Oxidation Reactions: Cluster Size, Composition, Oxidation State, Morphology and Assembly Effects on Performance”,
Leibniz Institute for Catalysis, Rostock, Germany, June 28, 2012
Institute colloquium

XI-67.

“(Sub)nanometer Clusters and Cluster-Assembled Materials: Composition and Catalytic Properties”,
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA, April 9, 2012
Colloquium

XI-66.

“Catalytic Properties of Sub-Nanometer Size-Selected Clusters and their Assemblies”,
University Palackeho Olomouc and Regional Nanocenter, Olomouc, Czech Republic, March 16, 2012
University & European Nanoscience project colloquium

XI-65.

“Design of Materials at the Sub-Nanometer and Nanometer Scale for (Electro)Catalysis”,
Toyota, Tokyo Cluster Laboratory, Genesis Research Institute, February 6, 2012
Institute seminar

XI-64.

“Sub-Nanometer Clusters as Building Blocks for (Multi)functional Nanoalloys”,
Dalian Institute for Chemical Physics, Dalian, China, November 23, 2011
Institute colloquium

XI-63.


“Catalysts Designed at the Subnanometer to the Nanometer Scale for Bond-Selective Reactions: Bridging the Size Gap & Coupling Studies of Model and Practical Catalysts”,
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, November 21, 2011
Colloquium

XI-62.

“Epoxidation of Propylene on Small Clusters and Nanoparticles”,
Shell, Houston, Texas, USA, November 1, 2011
Seminar

XI-61.

“Catalysis by Small Clusters and Nanoparticles: Bridging the Size Gap & Interconnecting Studies of Model and Practical Catalysts”,
Shell, Houston, Texas, USA, November 1, 2011
Seminar

XI-60.

“Catalysts Designed at the Subnanometer to the Nanometer Scale for Bond-Selective Reactions: Bridging the Size Gap & Coupling Studies of Model and Practical Catalysts”,
University of Birmingham, Birmigham, Great Britain, October 19-20, 2011
Symposium on Cluster Research
Seminar

XI-59.

“Catalysis by Small Clusters and Nanoparticles”,
Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania, USA, 2011
Institute of Physics Colloquium

XI-58.

“Catalysis by Small Clusters and Nanoparticles under Realistic Reaction Conditions: I. Bridging the Subnanometer to Nanometer Size Range & III. Coupling the Studies of Model and Practical Catalysts”,
Universität Rostock, Rostock, Germany, 2010
Department of Chemical Engineering Colloquium

XI-57.

“Catalysis by Small Clusters and Nanoparticles”,
Technische Universität München, München, Germany, 2010
European Research Institute of Catalysis (ERIC) Colloquium

XI-56.

“Catalysts Designed at the Subnanometer to the Nanometer Scale for Bond-Selective Reactions: Bridging the Size Gap & Coupling Studies of Model and Practical Catalysts”,
Karslruhe Institut of Technology and Universität Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2010
Colloquium

XI-55.

“Selective Bond Breaking and Making by Nanocatalysts: I. Bridging the Sub-Nanometer and Nanometer Size Range & III. Coupling the Studies of Model and “Real” Catalysts”,
Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA 2010
Materials Science Division Colloquium

XI-54.

“Selective Bond Breaking and Making by Nanocatalysts: I. Bridging the Sub-Nanometer and Nanometer Size Range & III. Coupling the Studies of Model and “Real” Catalysts”,
The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, Great Britain, 2010
Local Minisymposium on Nanocatalysis

XI-53.

“Nanocatalysis: Bridging the Gap”,
Istituto per i Processi Chimico-Fisici, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Area della Ricerca di Pisa, Pisa, Italy, 2010
Institute Seminar

XI-52.

“Bond-Selective Chemistry on Catalysts Designed at the Subnanometer to the Nanometer Scale”,
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, USA, 2009
Frontiers in Catalysis Seminar Series

XI-51.

“In Situ Studies of Sub-Nanometer Clusters in Epoxidation and Methanation/Fischer-Tropsch Reactions”,
Schuit Institute of Catalysis & Eindhoven University of Technology, Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Eindhoven, The Netherlands 2009
Colloquium

XI-50.

“Size-Selected Nanocatalysts: Towards the Understanding of the Correlation between Size/Composition/Shape and Function”,
Katholieke Universiteit, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Leuven, Belgium 2009
Departmental Seminar

XI-49.

“Combined In Situ X-ray scattering and X-ray Absorption Studies of Size, Composition and Surface Effects in Catalysis”,
ETH Zürich, Department of Chemistry and Bioengineering, Zürich, Switzerland 2009
Departmental Seminar

XI-48.

“Size, Composition, Morphology and Support Effects in Nanocatalysis”,
CiNAM Nanocenter Marseille and University Marseille, Marseille, France 2009
Colloquium

XI-47.

“Nanocatalysts for Highly Selective Partial Oxidation Reactions”,
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Division of Applied Chemistry, Tokyo, Japan 2009
Departmental Seminar

XI-46.

“Size Effects in Catalysis at the Subnanometer to Nanometer Scale”,
Nanotechnology Research Institute of AIST, Tsukuba, Japan 2009
Colloquium

XI-45.

“Nanocatalysis on Size-Selected Clusters under Realistic Reaction Conditions: Towards the Understanding of the Size/Shape & Function Relationship in Catalysis”,
Johns Hopkins University, Departments of Chemistry and Materials Science, Baltimore, USA 2009
Colloquium

XI-44.

“Nanocatalysis on Size-Selected Clusters: Towards the Understanding of the Size/Shape & Function Relationship in Catalysis”,
University of Southern California in Los Angeles, Department of Chemistry, USA 2008
Physical & Theoretical Chemistry Colloquium

XI-43.

“Partial Oxidation Reactions on Size-Selected Clusters Studied under Realistic Reaction Conditions”,
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck Gesellschaft and Berlin Universities, Berlin, Germany 2008
Joint Seminar of the Fritz-Haber-Institute and DFG Research Center SFB 546 “Structure, Dynamics and Reactivity of Transition Metal Oxide Aggregates”

XI-42.

“Nanocatalysis on Size-Selected Clusters under Realistic Reaction Conditions”,
Czech Academy of Sciences, J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry, Prague, Czech Republic, 2008
Theoretical Department Seminar

XI-41.

“Nanocatalysis under Realistic Reaction Conditions: Does Size Matter?”,
Argonne National Laboratory, Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division and Center for Nanoscale Materials Joint Technical Seminar, Argonne, Illinois, USA, 2008
Joint Divisional Seminar

XI-40.

“The Effect of Size and Composition of Highly Monodisperse Nanocatalysts in Selective Partial Oxidation Reactions”,
University of California at Santa Barbara, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, USA, 2008
Catalysis & Surface Science Colloquium

XI-39.

“Size and Shape Effects in Catalysis of Partial Oxidation Reactions”,
Technische Universität München, Fachbereich Chemie, Garching, Germany, 2008
Seminar

XI-38.

“Clusters and Cluster-Based Nanostructures: New Materials with Distinct Physical and Chemical Properties”,
University of Southern California in Los Angeles, Department of Physics and Astronomy, USA 2008
Physics Colloquium

XI-37.

“Towards the Understanding of the Size/Shape and Function Relationship in Catalysis of Complex Reactions”,
University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA, 2007
Physics Colloquium

XI-36.

“Free and Supported Clusters and Molecules: I. Dynamics in Small Molecules and Clusters: From Analysis to Control & III. Clusters as Atomic Precision Building Blocks of Novel Nanomaterials”,
Central Michigan University, Physics Department, Pleasant, Michigan, USA, 2007
Institute Seminar

XI-35.

“Highly Selective Partial Oxidation Reactions on Size-Selected Nanocatalysts: Towards the Understanding of Size/Shape & Function Relationship in Catalysis Using in situ GISAXS and Mass Spectrometry”,
Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, USA, 2007
Joint Small Angle X-ray Scattering Scientific Interest Group & Catalysis Scientific Interest Group Seminar

XI-34.

“Supported Size-Selected Clusters as Model Nanocatalysts for Highly Selective and Efficient Oxidation Reactions”,
Center for Nanoscience and Condensed Matter & Université Marseille, Marseille, France, 2007
Colloquium

XI-33.

“Size & Shape Effects in Oxidation Catalysis: Size-Selected Nanocatalysts Supported on Technologically Relevant Oxides Studied under Realistic Reaction Conditions”,
Universität Stuttgart, Institute für Physikalische Chemie, Stuttgart, Germany, 2007
Institute Colloquium, joint with DFG Research Center for “Catalytic Selective Activation of C-H Bond with Molecular Oxygen”

XI-32.

“Supported Size-Selected Clusters as Model Nanocatalysts for Highly Selective and Efficient Oxidation Reactions”,
Technische Universität München, Fachbereich Chemie, Garching, Germany, 2007
Institute Seminar

XI-31.

“Cluster-Based Au and Pt Model Nanocatalysts on Oxide Supports: Synthesis, Stability and Catalytic Properties”,
Argonne National Laboratory, Materials Science Division, 2006
Colloquium

XI-30.

“Highly Stable Cluster-Based Au and Pt Model Nanocatalysts on Oxide Supports: Synthesis, Characterization & Catalytic Properties”,
Czech Academy of Sciences, J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry, Prague, Czech Republic, 2006
Institute Seminar

XI-29.

“Cluster-Based Au and Pt Model Nanocatalysts on Oxide Supports: Synthesis, Stability and Catalytic Properties”,
Freie Universität Berlin, Institute für Experimentalphysik, Berlin, Germany, 2006
Institute Seminar

XI-28.

“Cluster-Based Au and Pt Model Nanocatalysts on Oxide Supports: Stability and Catalytic Properties”,
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany, 2006
Departmental Seminar

XI-27.

“Highly Stable Cluster-Based Au and Pt Model Nanocatalysts on Oxide Supports: Synthesis, Characterization & Catalytic Properties”,
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, Department of Chemical Engineering, 2006
Departmental Seminar

XI-26.

“Grazing Incidence Small Angle X-Ray Scattering Studies of Gold and Platinum Nanoparticles Produced by Cluster Deposition”,
JILA & Chemistry Division of the University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, 2006
Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics Colloquium

XI-25.

“Synchrotron X-Ray Studies of Gold and Platinum Nanoparticles Formed by Atomic Cluster Deposition”,
Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, 2006
Physics Colloquium

XI-24.

“Supported Platinum and Gold Clusters: Synthesis; X-ray Studies of Thermal Stability; UV-VIS Properties”,
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 2006
Department Seminar

XI-23.

“Supported Gold and Platinum Clusters & Cluster-Based Nanomaterials”,
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 2006
Center for Catalyst Design Seminar

XI-22.

“Sub-nm to 10 nm Size Gold Particles: Fabrication, Characterization & Properties”,
The University of Chicago Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, 2005
Argonne National Laboratory/University of Chicago Hospital Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, “Nanoparticles for Medical Applications Meeting”

XI-21.

“Perspectives of Time-Resolved Cluster Studies”,
Michigan State University, Department of Physics and Astronomy, East Lansing, Michigan, USA, 2005
Seminar

XI-20.

“Supported Gold and Platinum Clusters: Synthesis, X-ray Studies of Thermal Stability, UV-VIS Properties”,
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA, 2005
Condensed Matter Physics, Institute Seminar

XI-19.

“Supported Gold and Platinum Clusters & Cluster-Based Nanomaterials”,
Slovak Chemical Society, Slovak Academy of Sciences, International Laser Centrum and Comenius University joint seminar, Bratislava, Slovakia, 2005
Opening talk of the lecture Series “Chemical Horizons”

XI-18.

“GISAXS Studies of the Temperature Induced Growth of Supported Platinum and Gold Nanoparticles”,
Universität Konstanz, Department of Physics, Konstanz, Germany, 2004
Seminar

XI-17.

“GISAXS Studies of the Temperature Induced Growth of Supported Platinum and Gold Nanoparticles”,
Freie Universität Berlin, Institute of Experimental Physics, Berlin, Germany, 2004
Seminar

XI-16.

“Temperature Induced Growth of Supported Platinum and Gold Nanoparticles”,
Universität Ulm, Department of Surface Chemistry and Catalysis, Ulm, Germany, 2004
Institute Seminar

XI-15.

“Temperature Induced Growth of Supported Clusters”,
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Institute of Experimental Physics, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2004
Institute Seminar

XI-14.

“Temperature Induced Growth of Supported Clusters”,
University of Notre Dame, Chemistry Division, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA, 2004
Seminar

XI-13.

“Ultrafast Dynamics in Small Clusters and Molecules: From Analysis to Control”,
Argonne National Laboratory, Chemistry Division, Argonne, Illinois, USA, 2004
Division Seminar

XI-12.

“Cluster-Based Catalysis”,
Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne Partnership Committee Meeting, Argonne, Illinois, USA, 2003
Talk

XI-11.

“Nanocatalysts: The Smaller the Better?”,
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 2003
Habilitation Talk

XI-10.

“Ultrafast Lasers as a Tool in the Analysis and Control of Photoinduced Processes in Small Molecules and Clusters”,
Czech Technical University, Department of Physical Engineering, Prague, Czech Republic, 2002
Institute Seminar

XI-9.

“Photophysics on the Femtosecond Time-Scale: Active Control of Photodissociation Processes”,
Czech Academy of Sciences, J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry, Prague, Czech Republic, 2002
Institute Seminar

XI-8.

“Analysis and Control of Photoinduced Processes in Small Molecules and Clusters”,
Argonne National Laboratory, Chemistry Division, Argonne, IL, U.S.A., 2001
Division Seminar

XI-7.

“The Use of Ultrafast Lasers in the Analysis and Control of Photoinduced Processes in Small Molecules and Clusters”,
Technical University of Brandenburg in Cottbus, Cottbus, Germany, 2000
Institute Colloquium

XI-6.

“Generation and Characterization of Modulated Ultrashort Laser Pulses“,
Freie Universität Berlin, Institute for Laser- and Medicine Technology Berlin, Germany, 2000
Institute Colloquium

XI-5.

“Laser Control of Photodissociation in CpMn(CO)3”,
Freie Universität Berlin, Institute of Physics, Berlin, Germany, 1999
SFB 450 Research Project Colloquium

XI-4.

“Observation of Predissociated Excited States in Mixed Alkali Trimer Clusters Na2K and K2Na: Time-Resolved Spectroscopy of Bound-Free Transitions”,
University Rostock, Rostock, Germany, 1998
Seminar

XI-3.

“Femtosecond and Picosecond Solvation Dynamics in Pure Water and in the
γ-Cyclodextrin Cavity”,
Freie Universität Berlin, Institute of Physics, Berlin, Germany, 1994
Group Seminar

XI-2.

“Polymer Chain Dynamics and Solvent Relaxation Studied by Time-Resolved Fluorescence Spectroscopy”,
Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, U.S.A., 1992
Talk

XI-1.

“A Time-Resolved Fluorescence Study of: 1. Polymer Chain Conformational Changes and 2. Micellization of Block-Copolymers”,
The University of Chicago, Department of Chemistry, Chicago, U.S.A., 1991,
Talk

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