TOC figurePCCP28. On the mechanism rapid metal exchange between thiolate-protected gold and gold/silver clusters: a time-resolved in situ XAFS study. B. Zhang*,  O.V. Safonova, S. Pollitt, G. Salassa, A.Sels, R.Kazan, Y.Wang, G. Rupprechter, N. Barrabés*, and T. Bürgi, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2018) in press DOI:10.1039/C7CP08272J



 jp-2016-12076d_000827. Synthesis and Properties of Monolayer-Protected Cox(SC2H4Ph)m Nanoclusters, S. Pollitt, E. Pittenauer, C. Rameshan, T. Schachinger, O. V. Safonova, V. Truttmann, A. Bera, G. Allmaier, N. Barrabés*, and G. Rupprechter         Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2017) 121(20), 10948-10956 (invited paper) DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b12076



26. Structural Investigation of the Ligand Exchange Reaction with Rigid Dithiol on Doped (Pt, Pd) Au25Clusters. A.Sels, G. Salassa, S. Pollitt, C. Guglieri, G. Rupprechter, N. Barrabés*, T. Bürgi* Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2017) 121(20), 10919-10926 (invited paper) DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b12066

25Novel visible-light-sensitized Chl-Mg/P25 catalysts for photocatalyticdegradation of rhodamine B. Phongamwong, W. Donphai, P. Prasitchoke, Ch. Rameshan, N. Barrabés, W. Klysubun, G. Rupprechter, M. Chareonpanich, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (2017) 207, 326 – 334,


24Characterization of Cu-Zn/core-shell Al-MCM-41 as a Catalyst for Reduction of NO: Effect of Zn Promoter.Thidarat, N. Yigit, P. Dittanet, N. Barrabés, K. Föttinger, G. Rupprechter, P. Kongkachuichay, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (2016) 55, 13050 – 13061, DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.6b03990



23.Isolation of atomically precise mixed ligand shell PdAu24 clusters. Annelies Seels, Noelia Barrabés, Stefan Knoppe, Thomas Bürgi, Nanoscale (2016) 8(21), 11130-11135DOI: 10.1039/C6NR00931J


NanoscalePd2Au3622 Pd2Au36(SR)24 cluster: structure studies, Bei Zhang, Sameh, Kaziz, Houhua Li, Dawid Wodka, Sami Malola, Olga Safonova, Maarten Nachtegaal, Clément Mazet, Igor Dolamic, Jordi Llorca, Elina Kalenius, Latévi Max Lawson Daku Hannu Hakkinen, Thomas Bürgi* and Noelia Barrabés* Nanoscale (2015) 7(40),17012-17019, DOI: 10.1039/C5NR04324G


 21.Modulation of active sites in supported Au38(SC2H4Ph)24 cluster catalysts: effect of atmosphere and support material, B.Zhang, H.Li, D.Wodka, S.Kaziz, M.González, C.Mazet, T.Bürgi*, N. Barrabés*. Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2015), 119(20), 1193-1199 (invited paper), DOI: 10.1021/jp512022v


 20. Characterization of Salophen Co(III) Acetate Ionophore for Nitrite Recognition, G.A. Crespo, M. G. Afshar, N. Barrabés, M.Pawlak, E.Bakker* Electrochimica Acta (2015) 179, 16-23 ,                                                                                                                                                       


ja-2014-07189v_000319. Racemization of chiral Pd2Au36(SR)24: Doping increases the flexibility of cluster surface, N.Barrabés*, B.Zhang, T.Bürgi*. Journal of American Chemical Society (2014), 136(41), 14361-14364, DOI: 10.1021/ja507189v



TOC_Mayra18. Structure evolution of layered double hydroxides activated by ultrasound induced reconstruction, M.G. Álvarez*, R. J. Chimentao, N.Barrabés, K.Föttinger, F.Gisper-Guirado, E.Klemeinov, D.Tichit, F.Medina, Applied Clay Science (2013) 83-84, 1-11, 

17. PdCu alloy nanoparticles on alumina as selective catalysts for trichloroethylene hydrodechlorination to ethylene, B.T. Meshesha, N.Barrabés*, K.Föttinger*, J.Llorca, A.Dafinov, F.Medina, G.Rupprechter. Applied Catalysis A: General (2013) 453, 130-141,


 The oxidation state of copper in bimetallic (Pt-Cu,Pd-Cu) catalysts during water denitration, J.Sá*, N.Barrabés*, E.Kleymenov, C.Lin, K.Föttinger, O.V.Safonova, J.Szlachetko, J.A.Bokhoven, M.Nachtegaal, A.Urakawa, G.A.Crespo, G.Rupprecther, Catalysis Science & Technology (2012) 2, Issue 4, 794-799 (hot topic paper), DOI: 10.1039/C2CY00461E

15. Gas-phase hydrodechlorination of trichloroethylene over Pd/NiMgAl catalyst, B.T.Meshesha, N.Barrabés, K.Föttinger*, J.Llorca, F.Medina, G.Rupprechter ,J.E.Sueiras. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (2012) 117-118, 236-245,

TOC_nitratesLDH 14. Pt-Cu bimetallic catalysts obtained from layered double hydroxides by an anion-exchange route, N.Barrabés*, A. Frare, K. Föttinger, A. Urakawa, J.Llorca , G. Rupprecther, D. Tichit, Applied Clay Science (2012) 69, 1-10,



TOC_review.jpg13Nitrate removal from water, past, present and future perspectives, Noelia Barrabés, Jacinto Sá*, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (2011) 104 (1-2), 1-5 (review paper), DOI: j.apcatb.2011.03.011

12. Pt-MgZnCuAl hydrotalcite-derived catalyst in the reduction of nitrates using continuous and batch reactors, N.Barrabés*, M.A.Garrido, A.Frare, A.Monzón, D.TichitCatalysis Today (2011) 175(1) 328-337 (invited paper),

11. Catalytic reduction of nitrates on Pt promoted Cu hydrotalcite-derived catalysts: Effect of the Pt-Cu alloy formation, A.Aristizábal, S. Contreras*, N. Barrabés, J. Llorca, D. Tichit,F. Medina, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (2011) 110, 58-70,

10. Catalytic activity and characterization of Pt calcined CuZnAl hydrotalcites in nitrate reduction reaction, Aristizabal, M.Kolafa, S.Contreras*, M.Dominguez, J.Llorca, N.Barrabés, D. Tichit, F. Medina, J.E.Sueiras, Catalysis Today (2011) 175(1) 370-379,


TOC_JPCC2010 9. Pre-treatment effect on Pt/CeO2 catalyst in the selective hydrodechlorination of trichloroethylene, N.Barrabés*, K.Föttinger, J.Llorca, A. Dafinov, F.Medina, J.Sá, C.Hardacre, G.Rupprechter Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2010) 114, 17675-17682, DOI: 10.1021/jp1048748

8. Catalytic reduction of nitrates using Pt/CeO2 catalysts in a continuous reactor, N.Barrabés*, A. Dafinov, F.Medina, J.E.Sueiras, Catalysis Today (2010) Vol. 149, Iss. 3-4, 341-347(invited paper),

7. Pt/CuZnAl mixed oxides for the catalytic reduction of nitrates in water: Study of the incidence of the Cu/Zn atomic ratio, Aristizábal, N. Barrabés, S. Contreras*, M. Kolafa, D. Tichit, F. Medina, J. Sueiras., Physics Procedia (2010) Volume 8 Pages 44-48

6. Crystallite growth kinetics of highly pure nanocrystalline tin dioxide: the effect of palladium doping, G.Pavelko*, A.A.Vasiliev, F.Gispert-Guirado, N.Barrabés, J.Llorca, E.LLobet, V.G.Sevastyanov, Materials Chemistry and Physics (2010) Vol. 121, Iss. 1-2, 267-273,


TOC_JC5. Hydrodechlorination of trichloroethylene on noble metal promoted Cu-hydrotalcite-derived catalysts, N.Barrabés, D. Cornado, K.Föttinger*, A. Dafinov, J.Llorca, F.Medina,G. Rupprechter, Journal of Catalysis (2009) Vol. 263, Iss. 2, 239-246,

4. Study of Pt-CeO2 interaction and the effect in the selective hydrodechlorination of trichloroethylene, N.Barrabés, K.Föttinger, A. Dafinov, J.Llorca, F.Medina*, G. RupprechterApplied Catalysis B: Environmental (2009) Vol. 87, Iss. 1-2, 84-91,

3. Comparative study of nancrystalline SnO2 materials for gas sensor application: Thermal stability and catalytic activity, G.Pavelko*, A.A.Vasiliev, E.Llobet, X. Vilanova, N. Barrabés, F. Medina, V.G. Sevastyanov, Sensors and actuators B: Chemical (2009) Vol. 137, Iss.2, 637-643.


2. Synthesis, characterization and catalytic activity of metal nanoparticles in the selective oxidation of olefins in the gas phase, R.J. Chimentao, N. Barrabés, F. Medina*, J.L.G. Fierro, J.E. Sueiras, Y. Cesteros, P. Salagre. Journal of Experimental Nanoscience (2006) Vol. 1, 399-418, DOI: 10.1080/17458080601024196

1. Catalytic reduction of nitrate on Pt-Cu and Pd-Cu/AC using a continuous reactor. Effect of copper nanoparticles, N.Barrabés, J. Just, A. Dafinov, F. Medina*, J.E. Sueiras, Y. Cesteros, P. Salagre, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (2006) Vol.62, Iss. 1-2, 77-85 (in the top-20 of the year),