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  • Taylor, Martin J., Jiang, Li, Reichert, Joachim, Papageorgiou, Anthoula C., Beaumont, Simon K., Wilson, Karen, Lee, Adam F., Barth, Johannes V. & Kyriakou, Georgios (2017). Catalytic Hydrogenation and Hydrodeoxygenation of Furfural over Pt(111): A Model System for the Rational Design and Operation of Practical Biomass Conversion Catalysts. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 121(15): 8490-8497.
  • Orozco, N., Kyriakou, G., Beaumont, S. K., Fernandez Sanz, J., Holgado, J. P., Taylor, M. J., Espinos, J. P., Márquez, A. M., Watson, D. J., Gonzalez-Elipe, A. R. & Lambert, R. M. (2017). Critical Role of Oxygen in Silver-Catalyzed Glaser-Hay Coupling on Ag(100) in Vacuum and in Solution on Ag Particles. ACS Catalysis 7(5): 3113-3120.
  • Wilson, M., Cheng, C.Y.C., Oswald, G., Srivastava, R., Beaumont, S.K. & Badyal, J.P.S. (2017). Magnetic recyclable microcomposite silica-steel core with TiO2 nanocomposite shell photocatalysts for sustainable water purification. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 523: 27-37.
  • Wilson, M., Kore, R., Fraser, R. C., Beaumont, S. K., Srivastava, R. & Badyal, J. P. S. (2017). Recyclable palladium catalyst cloths for carbon-carbon coupling reactions. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 520 : 788-795.
  • Alotaibi, Mohammed T., Taylor, Martin J., Liu, Dan, Beaumont, Simon K. & Kyriakou, Georgios (2016). Selective oxidation of cyclohexene through gold functionalized silica monolith microreactors. Surface Science 646: 179-185.
  • Wigzell, J.M., Racovita, R.C., Stentiford, B.G., Wilson, M., Harris, M.T., Fletcher, I.W., Mosquin, D.P.K., Justice, D., Beaumont, S.K., Jetter, R. & Badyal, J.P.S. (2016). Smart water channelling through dual wettability by leaves of the bamboo Phyllostachys aurea. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 506: 344-355.
  • Parlett, Christopher M. A., Isaacs, Mark A., Beaumont, Simon K., Bingham, Laura M., Hondow, Nicole S., Wilson, Karen & Lee, Adam F. (2016). Spatially orthogonal chemical functionalization of a hierarchical pore network for catalytic cascade reactions. Nature Materials 15(2): 178-182.
  • Herbert, Jennifer J., Senecal, Pierre, Martin, David J., Bras, Wim, Beaumont, Simon K. & Beale, Andrew M. (2016). X-ray spectroscopic and scattering methods applied to the characterisation of cobalt-based Fischer–Tropsch synthesis catalysts. Catalysis Science and Technology 6(15): 5773-5791.
  • Somorjai, Gabor A. & Beaumont, Simon K. (2015). Conquering Catalyst Complexity: Nanoparticle Synthesis and Instrument Development for Molecular and Atomistic Characterisation Under In Situ Conditions. Topics in Catalysis 58(10): 560-572.
  • Sanchez-Sanchez, Carlos, Orozco, Noe, Holgado, Juan P., Beaumont, Simon K., Kyriakou, Georgios, Watson, David J., Gonzalez-Elipe, Agustin R., Feria, Leticia, Fernández Sanz, Javier & Lambert, Richard M. (2015). Sonogashira Cross-Coupling and Homocoupling on a Silver Surface: Chlorobenzene and Phenylacetylene on Ag(100). Journal of the American Chemical Society 137(2): 940-947.
  • Beaumont, Simon K., Alayoglu, Selim, Specht, Colin, Kruse, Norbert & Somorjai, Gabor A. (2014). A nanoscale demonstration of hydrogen atom spillover and surface diffusion across silica using the kinetics of CO2 methanation catalyzed on spatially separate Pt and Co nanoparticles. Nano Letters 14(8): 4792-4796.
  • Beaumont, Simon K., Alayoglu, Selim, Specht, Colin, Michalak, William D., Pushkarev, Vladimir V., Guo, Jinghua, Kruse, Norbert & Somorjai, Gabor A. (2014). Combining in situ NEXAFS spectroscopy and CO2 methanation kinetics to study Pt and Co nanoparticle catalysts reveals key insights into the role of platinum in promoted cobalt catalysis. Journal of the American Chemical Society 136(28): 9898-9901.
  • Beaumont, Simon K. (2014). Recent developments in the application of nanomaterials to understanding molecular level processes in cobalt catalysed Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 16(11): 5034-5043.
  • Beaumont, Simon K., Alayoglu, Selim, Pushkarev, Vladimir V., Liu, Zhi, Kruse, Norbert & Somorjai, Gabor A. (2013). Exploring surface science and restructuring in reactive atmospheres of colloidally prepared bimetallic CuNi and CuCo nanoparticles on SiO2 in situ using ambient pressure X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. Faraday Discussions 162: 31-44.
  • Alayoglu, Selim, Beaumont, Simon K., Melaet, Gérôme, Lindeman, Avery E., Musselwhite, Nathan, Brooks, Christopher J., Marcus, Matthew A., Guo, Jinghua G., Liu, Zhi, Kruse, Norbert & Somorjai, Gabor A. (2013). Surface Composition Changes of Redox Stabilized Bimetallic CoCu Nanoparticles Supported on Silica under H2 and O2 Atmospheres and During Reaction between CO2 and H2: In Situ X-ray Spectroscopic Characterization. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117(42): 21803-21809.
  • Beaumont, Simon K. (2012). Heterogeneously catalyzing C-C coupling reactions with precious metal nanoparticles. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 87(5): 595-600.
  • Pushkarev, Vladimir V., An, Kwangjin, Alayoglu, Selim, Beaumont, Simon K. & Somorjai, Gabor A. (2012). Hydrogenation of benzene and toluene over size controlled Pt/SBA-15 catalysts: Elucidation of the Pt particle size effect on reaction kinetics. Journal of Catalysis 292: 64-72.
  • Zheng, Fan, Alayoglu, Selim, Pushkarev, Vladimir V., Beaumont, Simon K., Specht, Colin, Aksoy, Funda, Liu, Zhi, Guo, Jinghua & Somorjai, Gabor A. (2012). In situ study of oxidation states and structure of 4 nm CoPt bimetallic nanoparticles during CO oxidation using X-ray spectroscopies in comparison with reaction turnover frequency. Catalysis Today 182(1): 54-59.
  • Alayoglu, Selim, Pushkarev, Vladimir V., Musselwhite, Nathan, An, Kwangjin, Beaumont, Simon K. & Somorjai, Gabor A. (2012). Reforming of C2 Hydrocarbons Over Model Pt Nanoparticle Catalysts. Topics in Catalysis 55(11-13): 723-730.
  • : Iablokov, Viacheslav, Beaumont, Simon K., Alayoglu, Selim, Pushkarev, Vladimir V., Specht, Colin, Gao, Jinghua, Alivisatos, A. Paul, Kruse, Norbert & Somorjai, Gabor A. (2012). Size-Controlled Model Co Nanoparticle Catalysts for CO2 Hydrogenation: Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalytic Reactions. Nano Letters 12(6): 3091-3096.
  • Kyriakou, Georgios, Beaumont, Simon K. & Lambert, Richard M. (2011). Aspects of Heterogeneous Enantioselective Catalysis by Metals. Langmuir 27(16): 9687-9695.
  • Alayoglu, Selim, Beaumont, Simon K., Zheng, Fan, Pushkarev, Vladimir V., Zheng, Haimei, Iablokov, Viacheslav, Liu, Zhi, Guo, Jinghua, Kruse, Norbert & Somorjai, Gabor A. (2011). CO2 Hydrogenation Studies on Co and CoPt Bimetallic Nanoparticles Under Reaction Conditions Using TEM, XPS and NEXAFS. Topics in Catalysis 54(13-15): 778-785.
  • Somorjai, Gabor A., Beaumont, Simon K. & Alayoglu, Selim (2011). Determination of Molecular Surface Structure, Composition, and Dynamics under Reaction Conditions at High Pressures and at the Solid–Liquid Interface. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 50(43): 10116-10129.
  • Beaumont, Simon K., Kyriakou, Georgios & Lambert, Richard M. (2010). Identity of the Active Site in Gold Nanoparticle-Catalyzed Sonogashira Coupling of Phenylacetylene and Iodobenzene. Journal of the American Chemical Society 132(35): 12246-12248.
  • Beaumont, Simon K., Kyriakou, Georgios, Watson, David J., Vaughan, Owain P. H., Papageorgiou, Anthoula C. & Lambert, Richard M. (2010). Influence of Adsorption Geometry in the Heterogeneous Enantioselective Catalytic Hydrogenation of a Prototypical Enone. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 114(35): 15075-15077.
  • Kyriakou, Georgios, Beaumont, Simon K., Humphrey, Simon M., Antonetti, Claudia & Lambert, Richard M. (2010). Sonogashira Coupling Catalyzed by Gold Nanoparticles: Does Homogeneous or Heterogeneous Catalysis Dominate? ChemCatChem 2(11): 1444-1449.
  • Kanuru, Vijay K., Kyriakou, Georgios, Beaumont, Simon K., Papageorgiou, Anthoula C., Watson, David J. & Lambert, Richard M. (2010). Sonogashira Coupling on an Extended Gold Surface in Vacuo: Reaction of Phenylacetylene with Iodobenzene on Au(111). Journal of the American Chemical Society 132(23): 8081-8086.
  • Eslava, Salvador, Papageorgiou, Anthoula C., Beaumont, Simon K., Kyriakou, Georgios, Wright, Dominic S. & Lambert, Richard M. (2010). Synthesis, Characterization, and Surface Tethering of Sulfide-Functionalized Ti16-oxo-alkoxy Cages. Chemistry of Materials 22(18): 5174-5178.
  • Beaumont, Simon K., Gustaftson, R. Joel & Lambert, Richard M. (2009). Heterogeneous Photochemistry Relevant to the Troposphere: H2O2 Production during the Photochemical Reduction of NO2 to HONO on UV-Illuminated TiO2 Surfaces. ChemPhysChem 10(2): 331-333.
  • Watson, David J., Jesudason, R. J. Bennie Ram John, Beaumont, Simon K., Kyriakou, Gergios, Burton, Jonathan W. & Lambert, Richard M. (2009). Heterogeneously Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrogenation of C=C Bonds Directed by Surface-Tethered Chiral Modifiers. Journal of the American Chemical Society 131(40): 14584-14589.